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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 10, 1956
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Wee/Dec,2/ Coming Events Thursday^ Jan. 12 — Dcpew Fellowship Circle; Friendly Neighbor Club; Mabel Circle of the WSCS. Friday, Jan. 13 — Legion Auxiliary; Local Basketball game with Grant. Monday, Jan. 16 — Community Club; Fenton Forward 4-H club. Tuesday, Jan. 17 — Town and Country Woman's club. Thursday, Jan. 19 — Independence Mixers; Blakjer WMF. Ifenfon Mr and Mrs Paul Eigler, accompanied by Mr arid Mrs Arlin Kohlwes and Laveda took their daughter Sharon to Rochester, Monday of last week, where she is taking nurses training. Thfe group were dinner guests in the Ewald Kohlwes home at Austin, Minn. Charter Member Fairville Church Dies At Age 91 The First Methodist church of Fenlon was the scene of this wedding, Dec. 21, when Phyllis Kauffman became the bride of Roger Osborn. The bride is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Russell Kauffman, the bridegroom a son of Mr and Mrs Clarence Osborn of Fenton. The wedding story was carried in- the Upper Des Moines last week. (Photo by Glenn's Studio). 140 Lone Rock Alumni At Banquet, Dance On Dec. 27 Lone Rock—One hundred and forty alumni attended the Lone Rock Alumni banquet held at the Plantation Ballroom Tuesday, Dec. 27. Master of ceremonies was Gordon Blanchard of Mason City. Mrs Dwayne Habeger of Burt gave the prayer. Bernard Reilly of Ledyard gave the welcome, and Janet Krueger of Lone Rock the response. After dinner the alumni gathered in the ballroom and sang songs under the direction of Mrs Donald Blanchard.' Donald Blanchard and Mrs Lawrence Newbrough represented the roaring twenties, Jess Blanchard and Mrs Ralph Bierstcdt represented the hard -time thirties, Gene Blanchaid and Mrs Erich Seegebarth represented the war time forties and Janet Krueger and Don Jensen represented the present fifties. P. W. O. Met Jan. 5 The Lone Rock P.W.O. met Thursday aftory.oon, Jan. 5, at the church parlors with hostesses Mesdamcs W. J. Cotton, A. L. Cotton, Jim Marlow, Joss Blanchard and Ilulda Schiilt/. Mrs Lawrence Rath gave the lesson. During the business meeting members that received Christmas gifts from the P.W.O. thanked the P.W.O. and it was decided to purchase napkins for the kitchen. Mrs • Jess Blanchard gave the yearly report on the treasury and Mrs E. M. Jensen gave a report on the greeting cards. Lunch was served to 31 members. Mr and Mr.s "oh and family, Mr ••' Schmidt Mrs Edwin Luedtke and family, all of Lone Rock, Mi- ,-ind Mrs .-.lelvin Theisen of Algona, Mr and Mrs Leon Larson and Dawn of Rowan, Mr and Mrs Harold Luedtke and family of Sargent, Minn., and Miami Mrs Harold Marlow and family of Ostrander, Minn., all were dinner guests Sunday al the Art Lui'dtke home at Fenton. Mr and Mrs Donald Nelson and family of West Union visited from Tuesday till Tliur.--day a' the parental Emil Person home. Wednesday they were supper guests at the Harold Nelson home. Mr and Mrs Carlos Engelby and daughter Cheryl of Ledyard also spent from Tuesday till Wednesday at the Person home. They came to attend the alumni banquet. John Person returned home with the Engelby's for few days. Mr and Mrs Frederiek Srhult: and Dawn, Mrs Rose Kraft. M 1 and Mr.s Clarence Kraft, .Inch and Joy spent Sunday at tin Jumes Walker home in Algona. Dinner guests Saturday at tlu Lawrence Newbruugh home were Mr and Mrs Delimit' Angus am family of Hurt, Mr and Mrs Ed BlaiH-hni'il. Mrs Robert • Angu; and Susan, Mr and Mrs Frit. Ncwbmugh and Steve, and M' and Mr.s A. D. Newbrough. Junell Nev, brou:.',h entertainer the girls of the first grade a' her 'home Thursday afternoon Kim Blanch:u'd was also a suesi as was Phyllis O'Donnell and Mr.- Allwyn I.m'kwood and. P.mi; and Linda. Mr and Mrs Frank Dieyer and family, Mr and Mr.-. Henry Tieman, Mr and Mrs J;-ei< Ti'-nr " and 'Teirv, Mr and Mrs R. W. Wolfe and Robert TiH/. ana d'>u ^htcr Bonnie were guests Sunday a! the Art Tict/. home at Lakota. Mr and Mr- Dwayne Divvei u! Algon;) ralle/.i Sunday evening at Ihe Frank Di'e.ver h..>me. Mr and Mis Ralph Bieivledl and family called Friday eveliiu;; at the Paul Bernard home. Mr and Mrs Wilfred Radi- an'' lamily, Mis H* home in Algona. Mr and.Mrs.Clair Bollinger and family, W. C'. Heiter were dinner guests Sunday at the Dick Wetzel and Henry Hartman home. Mr and Mrs Wm. Knoll and family, Mr and Mrs Russell Jensen and family were guests for dinner Wednesday at the A. L. Jackman home in Algona. Mr and Mrs Wm. Knoll entertained supper Sunday cyening, guests were Mr and Mrs Robert Hanna and family. Mrs Lawrence ' Dittmer and girls were afternoon callers at the Delmar Angus home at.. Burt Sunday. Dinner guests Monday evening at the Dale Schroeder home were Mr and Mrs Jim Marlow and Don Jensen. After dinner the boys showed moving pictures that had been taken overse'as. Don Jen. sen's were taken at Okinawa, Jim's were taken in Germany, and Dale's that were taken in Korea. Idle Hour Club will hold a card party Jan. 11 at the O. D. Cherland home. Mr and Mrs Art Person and family were callers Sunday after- i noon in Elmore at the parental Earl Eichhorn home. Eileen and Dean Hammcrslrom of Ware spent Wednesday at the Ralph Hammerstrom h n m e. Afternoon caller? were Mr and Mr.s Donald Nelson and family of West Union, Mr and Mrs Carlos Engolby and daughter Cheryl of Ledyard, Mr and Mrs Jim O'Hara and boys of Castana, la. and Mr and Mrs Emil Person, Patty and John, Mr and Mr.s Laverne Hammerstrom of Ware. Thursday afternoon Gail and Nancy Gross visited the Hammerstrom girls. Mrs Person called at the Hammerstrom home Sunday afternoon. Mr and Mrs 'Leslie Johnson spent Sturday evening at the E. A. Lee home. Mr and Mrs Richard Gross and family, Mr and Mrs Carroll Willrett and family, Mr and Mrs Mitch Taylor and family were dinner guests Sunday at the parental A. R. Willrett home in Algona. • Mr and Mrs Art Zumach and family were guests Sunday tor dinner at the Carl Reinhart home and called at the Edwin Luedtke home. Mr and Mrs W. J. Cotton entertained Sunday guests at dinner. M. L. Cotton, Mrs H. E. Morgan md Mr and Mrs R. E. Morgan or \lgonu. Mr and Mrs Lawrence Rath md John, Mrs Martha Rath visit- 'd Wednesday afternoon at the .iimma Hurlburt home. Mrs Hilma Erickson of Swea Uity has been visiting at the Don dd Blunehard home since Friday. Mr and Mrs Alfred Sch- .ilt/, Tim. Debra and Gurry were dinner guests Monday al the Blaneharci home. Sunday dinner guests of Mi and Mr.s Frank Finis were the Dean Jergensens of Algi'ivt and Ro.ner Jensens of Lone Rock. Mr and Mrs Eldon Warlike and family of Yale were dinner yue.-ts at the Leslie Johnson home Monday. Mrs Buleah Gam- melMuurd of Ringsted who has jeen vi.-itinn at the Johnson home tor the pa--t three week:returned home with the Wainke.s for a visit. Mr and Mrs Pal Marlow and family of LeRoy, Minn, visited Monday ;:l the home of Mr.- Lem Marh iv.-. Callers Saturday at the C. E. j Householder home were Mrs Mai - I Susie Peltit and | Burlington spent the holiday here visiting their daughter and family, the Wayne Lynches. Friday evening guests at the Bernard Miller home were Mr and Mrs Lyle Kuyper, Mr and Mrs Rex Brown, Mr and Mrs Phil Ballard, Mark Montage, Marvin Montage, Jerry Montage and Emily Barmon. Mr and Mrs Herman Kramer returned home last Monday from Minneapolis, where they visited their son and family the Ray Kramers over the holidays. Wednesday the Kramers attended th<: wedding of Mrs Kramer's niece, Mary Tabor to Bill Baas at the St. Peter and Paul's Catholic church at West Bend. Friday afternoon callers at the Kramer home were Mr and Mrs A. E. Helland of Fenton and Mrs Win. knoll and family. Friday evening Mrs Kramer visited her mother. Mrs O, C. Tabor &t Humboldt, while Mr Kramer attended a N.F.O. farm meeting. Sunday the Kramers called at the Bernard Evans home in Algona. Mr and Mrs Marlin Bausman, Dell and Bob Marlow. Mr and Mrs Jim Marlow of Lone Rock and Mr and Mrs Carl Bonstcad and family of Graettinger were guests Tuesday evening in Algona at the Dick Dallman home. Mr and Mrs A. A. Krueger and Kermit, Mr and Mrs E. A. Lee and family, Mr and Mrs Ronald Christenson and family spent last Monday at Grant City, Mo. visiting relatives. Janet Krueger returned to Des Moines Sunday after spending the holidays-with her parents, the A. A. Kruegers. Mrs Wm. Faulstich of Whittemore visited Saturday afternoon at the Krueger home. Mr and Mrs James Long spent Thursday evening at the Erich Seegebarth home. Mr and Mr.s Clarence Ackerson of .Wesley spent Thursday evening visiting their daughter and family, the George B. Longs. 'Mr and Mrs Otto Laabs of Fmr- mont spent Thursday afternoon and were supper guests at the Rose Kraft home. Mr and Mrs Clarence Kraft, Judy and Joy were also supper guests there that evening. Mr and Mrs Glenn Householder, Gloria, Dennis, Larry and Garryl spent several days last week at Hackensack, Minn. Thursday evening supper guests at the- Walter Thomoson home were Mr Alfred Farland nnd Loel, Dale and Reed and Bill Gilbertson. Fenion—'A charter member of the St. Luke's Lutheran congregation of Fairville. Mrs Albertina Schendel, died M&nday, Jan. 2, at the age of 91. Funeral services were held at the Fairville church with Rev. A. C. Kruger officiating. Pallbearers were Leonard Sundermeyer, Vern Sundermeyer, Laurence Schendel, Melvin Schendel. Donald Hecht and F. C. Fauerby. Mrs Schendel was born in 1864 in Germany, and came to this country at the age of 17, in 1881, settling at Watortown, Wis. and then a few years later she went to Algona where she lived until she was married to Ferdinand Schendel, Oct. 1, 1885. Mr Schendel died in 1929. Eight children survive: Otto, Dunnell. Minn.; Emma, Mrs C. W. Sundermeyer of Braham. Minn.; Edward of Fairmont; Emil, Julius and Clara Forbe of Cylinder; Louise, Mrs Paul Hecht, Chicago; and Erwin of Havelock. She had lived on the present farm throughout her entire married life and in 1895 when St. Luke's of Fairville was organized, she with her husband, and C. H. Bleckwenn, John Wegner and Wrn. Hantelman and their families became charter members. She is the last of the charter members. She had been in poor health for the past three years. j Rev. Kabelilz Dies The Rev. R. W. Kabelilz of Vincent, Iowa, formef pallor of St. John's Lutheran church al Fenion died Sunday morning. W.S.C.S. Meeting The W.S.C.S. met in the church parlors Thursday, Jan. 5. During the business meeting, it was voted to have a Kitchen Shower. Each W.S.C.S. member is to bring a tea towel or dish cloths to the next meeting. The president announced that Mrs E. W. Ruske will act as .chairman of the nominating.!committee! Mrs Earl Lufkm ahd Mrs Clarence Yager will assist her. •Rev. O. J. Kilmer of Hillcrest Baby Fold in Dubuque will speak and show slides at the February meeting. Mrs Dale Voigt was in charge of the devotional period and Mrs Arlo Ranney presented the lesson, assisted by Mrs Frank McFall, Mrs Alfred Meyers and Mrs Fred Brown. Hostesses were Mesdames Hans Baago, Wayne Barr, Hershal Hartman and W. W. Jolley. Patty Beckley A Bride-To-Be Fenton -- Mr and Mr.s J. F. Beckley of Fenton announce the engagement of their daughter. Patty Ann, pictured above, to Franklin D. Rusch, son of Mr and Mr.s Art Kitsch of Al.uona. The? wedding has been set tor Apul 15, in Hawaii. Hostesses To Aid Mrs Herbert Schlickelman and Mrs Irvin Schmeling were hostesses to the Fairville Ladies Aid Friday afternoon. Independence 4-H Boys The Independence Township Boys' 4-H club and their leaders were entertained at a Christmas party given recently by the Independence Idealist club. The party was held at the Independence Community Center with about 3n young people in attendance. The group enjoyed a sleigh ride and various games during the even- ins. Lunch was served by the refreshment committee and their leaders, Mrs Robert Berkeland and Mrs Bill Gowans. St. John's Aid Met The St. John's Ladies Aid met Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 4 with hostesses Mrs Charles Theesfield. Mrs Lester Theesfield and Mrs Clarence Wogener. Vice president, Mr.s Victor Strui'eker presided in the absence of Mrs Walter Jenf/.. Rev. W. H. Friedrich was in charge of the devotional period and the lesson study. Kerker of Behson, Minn.; Sgt. and Mrs William d. Watlon of! El Paso, T'ex.; Mr and Mrs Leo P. Elbert, Corwith; Mr and Mrs John G. Hanseii and Ronald, Armstrong; Miss Carol Ann Elbert; Mrs Melvin M. Haas of Armstrong; and Mr and Mrs Ervin Engholm of Ringsted. Mrs Arnold Rfaus« was transferred this past week from St. Ann hospital in Algona to Iowa City. , Mr and Mrs Merle Voigt and girls and Mr and Mrs Lawrence Edwards and family of Emmetsburg were Thursday evening visitors in the Delond Bblte home. Mr and Mrs Frank Mueller and Mr and Mrs Howard Bierstedt went tp Des Moines Sunday to attend the Ice Follies. Mr and Mrs August Nelson of Estherville were Thursday dinner. and overnight guests in the John Gramenz home. They were here to pttend the funeral of Mrs Schendel. Mr and Mrs Will Weisbrod accompanied their daughter Florence to Des Moines after the holidays where they will spend the winter months with her. Mr and Mrs Jewell Dean and Richard of Eagle Bend, Minn, were last Sunday dinner guests in the home of the former's father, Earl Dean, who is confined to his home by illness. Mr and Mrs John Kohlwes, Mr and Mrs Duane Dreyer of Algona and Mrs Minnie Dreyer were last Monday dinner guests in the Everett Dreyer home. Mr and Mrs Wilfred Stoeber, Janice and .Wayne returned home this last Monday aftef spending a week with Rev. and Mrs W. E. Borne and family in Chicago. Enroute to Chicago, they called on the Rev. and Mrs Flowers at Clarence, Iowa and enroute home they were guests of the William Jennings at Rockford, 111. Mrs Albert Mitchell will be hostess to the Depew Fellowship Circle in her home this Thursday afternoon, 'Jan. 12th. Mr and Mrs Darrell Dreyer, Mr and Mrs Kenneth Johnson and Mr and Mrs Duane Dreyer of Algona spent Sunday in Des Moines where they attended the Ice Follies. Sgt. Ray Cornelius and Sgt. Howard Krause returned to their respective homes Saturday after receiving their official discharge at Lincoln, Neb. from the Marine Corp. Mr and Mrs Alfred Meyers spent last weekend with the Ray Kyhl family at Nelson, Minn. • Mr and Mrs Lloyd Cornelius -and family of Graettinger were Sunday-'* visitors; in the 'parental Paul Cornelius home. Mrs Henry Wilberg entertained at a party Friday evening in honor of Mr Wilberg's birthday Present were Mr and Mrs Rueben Larsen and Mai'ilyn, Mr and Mrs Harry Bonnicksen and girls .of Armstrong, Mr and Mrs Bob Berkeland and Paul, Mr and Mrs John Andieson, Mrs Manno Pei- tersen, Mrs Otto Wilberg of Ringsted and Mr and Mrs Kenneth Halverson, Merle and Barbara. A number of Fenton folks are spending the winter months in a warmer climate. Mr and Mrs E. C. Weisbrod and Mr and Mrs John Light are in California. Mr and Mrs Art Krause and Mr and Mrs Ed Priebe left this past week Tuesday, January 10, 1956 Algona (Id.) Upper Des Moines—5 Wed At Fenton camp and family of Storm Lake were guests Monday of Mrs Maude Blanchard. Mr and Mrs Charles Householder are proud parents of a daughter born Jan. 1 in Alfona. The little miss weighed six Ibs. and six oz. and Mas been named Kathy Lee. N. L. Cotton and Mrs Kenneth Jackson plan to leave Monday, Jan. 9, from Mason City by plane for Florida. Mrs Jackson will return home shortly and Mr Cotton will remain there for the Winter. Mr and Mrs Glen Burt of Armstrong were dinner guests Wednesday at the Frank Flaig home. Mrs Maude Blanchard and Mrs Frank Flaig called on Mrs Lem Marlow Tuesday afternoon. Mr and Mrs W. J. Cotton, Mr and Mrs Ernest Jensen, and Mr and Mrs A. A. Krueger visited last Saturday evening at the Roy Jensen home. Mr and Mrs Otto Jensen of Fenton and Mr and Mrs Fred Dransfeldt visited there Tuesday evening. Mr and Mrs Geo. B>. Long called Monday evening at the Leslie Johnson home. Wednes-' day evening Mr and Mrs Leslie Johnson and family were supper guests at the Vernon Johnson home at Armstrong. Mrs Ben Johnson of Colttm, S. D. returned home with her son and family for a visit. Mr and Mrs Maurice Weisbrod heryl and Terry, Mr knd Mrs Dale Schroexler and Susan spent Saturday.' evening at the Dale Wegener home. Pictured here are Mr and Mrs Earl M. Peitersen who were married recently at St. John's Lutheran church in Fenton. Mrs Peitersen is the former Helen Fuhr, daughter of Mr and Mrs John Fuhr of Fenton. Mr Peitersen is from Ringsted. The wedding story was in the Dec. 22 issue of this paper. (Photo by Glenn's Studio) for Florida and Mr and Mrs Carl Priebe will also be leaving soon for Florida. Jerry Waite was host to the Fenton Progressive 4-H club at his home Monday evening. Luella Newell returned to Chicago on Dec. 30 after spending the Holidays week in the home of her brother-in-law and sister, Mr and Mrs Clayton Ditsworth. Afternoon callers last Sunday in the Earl Dean home were Mrs Lela Heiler and Mr and Mrs N. E. Heiter of Algona, Mr and Mrs Wallace Brown of Gruver. Ward Ruske, son of Dr. and Mrs E. W. Ruske of Fenton, has accepted a position in the Regional Sales Office at Square. D Manufacturing Go. in Cedar, Rapids. Mrs Sam Warner, who has been a patient at the Park hospital, Mason City^ returned to her home in Fenton, Sunday. Mr and Mrs Lawrence Ruhnke and family of Livcrmore and Mr and Mrs Ervin Gremrnels were Sunday evening visitors in the Martin Ohm home. Mr and Mrs Don Steinberger spent the weekend in Minneapolis They wore also visitors in the Kenneth Cola home at New Brighton. Kaye Ruske, who is stationed at Fort Cotton, N. Y., is visiting in the parental E. W. Ruske horn?. He spent this weekend with his brothers, Lynn at Iowa .City and Ward at Cedar Rapids. He will return to New York this coming weekend. Mr and Mrs Wilmar Hanlelman and son James of North Man- Chester, Ind. and Mr and Mrs Merle Voigt and girls were last Sunday dinner guests in the Ger- liart Hantelman home. LONE ROCK NEWS Mr and Mrs Jack Gerhart of Fenton called Tuesday evening at the Gene Blanchard home. Mrs J. H. Montgomery and Lucille of Swea City were callers Wednesday evening at the E. A. Lee home. Mr' and Mrs John' Sones and family of Sio'u'x Rapids, 'Mr 'and Mrs Daryl Bergman and family of Webb, Mr and Mrs Art Bofen- THOMAS FUNERAL CHAPEL Fcntan, Iowa Experienced Embalmers and Funeral Directors Reliable 24 Hour Ambulance Servlc* Funerals May Be Referred To Us With Confidence Phont FENTON 23 RINGSTED 21001 21006 DUNCAN PRODUCE Your Fenton Area Headquarters For WELP'S FEEDS • WELP'S CHICKS Brower Poultry Equipment Last Sunday, Jan. 1 guests at the home of Mr.s Mary C Han- Mr and Mrs LeRoy Rahmsluek of i km Blum-hard, , ,.m -:t S'm i I'dll l|..U,e!..>M Te Mi M Fok'V Ui FENTON BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY GENERAL INSURANCE J. WALLACE SMITH Agent WEISBROD Implement Company JOHN DEI-RE DEALER 8u*. Phone 3 Res. Phone 60 HANTELMAN BUSLDING SERVICE For Building - Remodeling PHONE 125 or 17 Dr. E. W. Ruske DENTIST Office Phone 79 Residence 25 Fenton, Iowa HANTELMAN'S GARAGE Auto & Tractor Repair* FENTON, IA. HOME CAFE Leo Roy, Prop. Home Cooked Meals First Trust & Savings Bank Armstrong and Fenton, Iowa All Deposits Insured Up To 510,000 By F. D. I. C. FILM TREAT AWAITS FARM FAMILIES ON JOHN DEERE DAY AT FENTON Program Includes Full-Length Feature DOOR PRIZES! A treat of six all-color films awaits farmers and their families, who are to be guests of Weisbrod Implement of Fenton. on John Deere Day to be held at the Fenton Theatre Thursday, Jan, 19, ilarting at 1 p.m. The film fun? will be headed by a full-length feature titled "Tim's Choice'." According to Les Weisbrod, "Tim's Choice" is a happy type- of movie built around the three- youngsters of a typical rural family. How the delightful young trio, all of 4-H age, vie with one another for activity honors and the sometimes anxious, sometimes comical, situations they find themselves in provides a story that is a pleasant combination of humor and sentiment. All leading players have been seen frequently in motion pictures arid on televiaion and carry off their respective roles superbly. Additional Films to Be Shown The Gordon family, a Deere- i'i eated elan that has grown to seem as real as it is actually fictional, appear in the picture "A Lease on the Future." This time, the story is built around an im- miyrant refugee's new start in his, newly adopted country. Tom Gordon's exasperating antics have their usual satisfying ending and v, ill Keep him a lavunle ui' John DOOR PRIZES! Deere Day audiences everywhere. A series of films which has proved extremely popular for the last half dozen years, "Oddities in Farming," is continued again this year with unusual sequences taken in the wild rice harvest, the rhubarb winter harvest and mushroom farming — all important, but little known, agricultural pursuits. What's New for 1956 The John Deere Day audiences will also see the line-up of the latest in modern farm machinery when they view the film "What's New for 1956." They will see the new Johai Deere ,"80" Diesel Tractor, the new John Deere hay conditioner, the new anhydrous ammonia applicator, the new rotary chopper and many more machines- thut promise Iqwer operating and maintenance cost-arid increased leisure time for today's farmer. ' Free to Fanners In announcing the program Mr Weisbrod emphasized that the showing will be free to all farmers, their families and friends. He cautioned, however, that admission will be by ticket only. Any fanner who has not received his tickets in the mail may have them by calling at the Wi-iJjiud Implement in Fenton.

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