The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 17, 1956 · Page 11
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ARDETH HAtVtRSQN January 17, '1956' By The OppAf t>«* Publishing Co., Alflohd, lowd John Deere Day, Fertton, Ian, 19th A real motion picture treat, that will combine a full length feature picture with human interest, [plus special, interesting short subjects, is baing offered to families free in the Ffenton area by the [Weisbrod Implement Co., Thursday, Jan. 19, at the Fenton Theatre, starting at 1 p.m. Tickets may | be obtained from the implement firm. There will also be door prizes for those attending. V - •: There will alsb be an interesting film "What's New For FarrH Families', showing the very [latest in farming equipment manufactured by the John Deere Company, which Weisbrod Imple- [ment represents. The picture shown above '* "~° en«»r.«> e,.~™ *u,v t nn ,n, ,*.,„„ r.-i™ ~,,j :*>„ ~n [free. Just get your tickets NOW! , one scene from this family-type film — and it's all Charles Theesfields Had Golden Wedding, Jan. 8th Fenton—Mr and Mrs Charles Theesfield observed their golden wedding anniversary on Sunday, Jan. 8. s Mr and Mrs Jheesfield were married at Buckley, 111. by the Rev. George Blanken. They farmed near Loda, 111., and then in 1917 moved to Iowa, farming in the Fenton, Ringsted and Arm- jtrong communities. In 1943 they retired and moved to Fenton. Mr and Mrs Theesfield are the parents of four children, Clarence of Fairmont; Viola (Mrs Carl Clausen) of Ormsby, Minn.; Lester and Edna (Mrs Lloyd Sunde) of Fenton. There are 12 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. All were here for the occasion except One grandson, Larry Theesfield and his wife now living at Glandale, Calif. They called their grandparents that'evening to extend congratulations. In observance of the occasion, Open House was held at the Theesfield home from 2 to 5 in the • afternoon. Mrs Andrew Steigman of Thawville, 111. poured at -the tea. Miss Marlene Clausen of Ormsby, Minn., a granddaughter, was in charge of the guest book and gifts. About 100 guests were registered. At 6 o'clock, anniversary services were held in St, John's Lutheran church, with Rev. W. H. Friedrich in charge of the services. . One attendant, Mrs Minnie Hartke of Thawville, 111. was here for the occasion. Yvonne Borchardt was the soloist; The grandchildren sang the wedding hymn which was sung at the honored couple's wedding 50 years ago, 'With The Lord Began Thy Task.' Following tl)is service, a dinner was served to about 100 relatives and immediate friends. Mrs Carl Larson of Delhi, Minn, was in charge of- the guest book. Mrs C. L. Wegener and Mrs George Jentz were dining room hostesses and cut the wedding cake. Mrs Frank Dreyer of Lone Rock and Mrs Ray Theesfield of Armstrong were in charge of the gifts. Table waitresses were Beth Ann Newel, Joyce Voigt, Yvonne Borchardt, Karen Theesfeld, Mrs Charles Feye and M5'S Victor Strueckcr. Kitchen Hostesses were Mrs Larry Alt, Mrs Wayne Barr, Mrs Emil Bierstedt, Mrs Everett Dreyer, Mrs Ervin Borchardt and Mrs Harry Haase. Richard Theesfield was master of ceremonies. Those taking part DON'T BUY YOUR NEW APPLIANCE FROM A DISCOUNT HOU AND GET "OFF BRANDS" General Electric Offers New Reduced Prices Backed by a Liberal Guarantee Policy WAS G-E Electric Fry Pan 19.95 G-E Sleam Iron 17.95 G-E Vacuum Cleaner _ —, 59.95 G-E Electric Mixer 19.95 G-E Automatic Toaster 19.95 NOW 17.95 14.95 49,95 17.95 17.95 This is Not,a Sale - It's Everyday Low Prices Stoeber Hdwe. FENTON in .'the program were Dennis Tlfeesfield, JoAnn Sunde, Joyce Vpigt, Yvonne Borchardt, Rev. Friedrich and John Theesfield. Relatives attending from a distance were from Thawville and Buckley, 111. . <' - Woman's Club Meets The Fenton Woman's Club met Tuesday afternoon in the home of Mrs Sarah Weisbrod with Mrs Fred Brown assisting hostess. *A .very interesting and entertaining . book review was given by Mrs Lester Weisbrod. 'Not As a Stranger', by Morton Thompson. 1 , Lunch was served by the hostesses. Mrs Curtis Olson and Mrs Cleo Classen accompanied Mr and Mrs Kenneth Larson of Mallard to Minneapolis last Sunday, where they visited their brother Eldon (John) Larson, who is a patient at Fairview hospital. Mrs Lloyd Berkland will be hostess to the Fenton Township Homemakers Qlub Friday afternoon, Jan. 20. Mrs Henry Schroeder will be co-hostess. A lesson will be presented on 'One Dish Meals.' ' Mrs Albert Mitchell was hostess to the Depew Fellowship Circle in her home Thursday afternoon. Following the business meeting, a short -program was presented. Mrs Ernest Berkland was in charge of the devotions and readings were given by Mrs Donald Twait ,and Mrs Martin Berkland. Guests were Mrs Ole Pederson, Mrs W .R. Wolfe and Mrs Ed • Mitchell and Joan. The Mabel Circle of the WSCS met Thursday afternoon in the home of Mrs Mary C. Hansen. Mrs Alfred Meyers was in charge of the Hevotipnal period and Mrs Gerald Gochenour presented the lesson- on Queen Esther.- The Legion Auxiliary met Friday afternoon in the home of Mrs Merle Voigt: Eleven 'members and one guest, Mrs Jordan Knudson were present. Mrs Ed Bruhn, president, presided at the business meeting. Five dollars was given to the U.S. Veterans hospital in Des Moines. Mrs W, E. Laage. gave a report taken from the Legislative Bulletin, Mr and Mrs Art Voigt, Mr and Mrs Derwood Voigt and David and Mr and Mrs Dale Weisbrod and girls were Sunday guests in the Dale Voigt home. The Fenton Forward 4-H club met Monday eve. in the home of Joyce and Judy Voigt. Dorothy and Mary Reinhardt were welcomed as new members. Plans were made for a Pancake supper to bo held soon. There-Is Still Some CASH DISCOUNT GRASS SEED ON and Bulk or Sack FERTILIZER This Discount Applies The Balance Of January ~ Act NOW To Save Money, let Us Have Your Order Today, WHEN YOU TRADE HERE YOU DO BUSINESS WITH YOURSEIF FENTON Go-Op ELEVATOR Home Owned - Home Operated - A Good Elevator Jg Tb T* Seneficr XJ/ / & Armstrong Seneca — Mary Lou Simpsohj daughter of Mr and Mrs Leo Crowley of Seneca 'and uayle Petersen; sffrr of: Mr and' Mrs Harold-; sSeteffien -; of;Armstfoftt, were United in marriage Saturday, Dec. 31, at the St. Mfrfy's Catholic church rectbry, ., ^ '? Rev. L. * Eisenbacheri'pjsi''' formed the ceremony la the^presence of only the immediate families of the couple. Attending the bridal couple were Marlehe Petersen, cousin of the bride* groom, and Donald Schwartz, a friend. : v The bride was attired in a rose colored wool suit and the bridesmaid wore a white faille dress. Their corsages were of red 'and white roses. ' • : The bridegroom wore his navy uniform and the best man ".was attired in a. navy blue-suit.. Immediately following t h, e ccfremony the wedding party drove to Fairmont where a wedding dinner was served to 4he party at Searle's Cafe. The bride is a graduate of Seneca high school and is presently employed at the JJ & M Food Market in Armstrong. The bridegroom was graduated from tlie Armstrong high school With' the Class of- 1955 and has been serving in the navy since last summer. He is now stationed at San Diego, Calif. He returned to the Naval Base Jan. 3. Blakjer Congregation Met The Blakjer Congregation held their annual congregational meeting Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 3. Henry Looft was re-elected as president, O. R. Jensen, vice president, Ted Jensen, secretary and Martin Wilberg, treasurer. Sig Loge was re-elected as deacon and P. H. Jensen as trustee. Curtis Olsen and Fred Johannesen-. were elected as auditors and Kenneth Halyerson to^ the board 1 of education. Henry Looft was re-elected as sexton, Kathryn Johannesen as organist and Mrs Henry Looft in charge of the .communion set. The ushers elected included Ray Bergurn and Robert Wilberg. David Looft and Dwane. Johannesen were re-elected. Lawrence Johannesen was reelected as Bible Camp representative; Henry Looft and Kenneth Halverson, delegates to the Evangelism conference in Minneapolis; Otto Wilberg and Sig Loge, delegates to the circuit convention; -Odey Cherland" and, Curtis Olsen, delegates to the General E. L. C. Convention; and Kenneth Halverson to work yVirith the board of deacons on Mission Emphasis Sundays. Seneca Progressive Club The Seneca Progressive Farmers 4-H'Club held their "Dad's Night" at the Seneca Schpol Monday evening, Jan. 9 with Mrs John Johannesen and Mrs Fred Johannesen hostesses. The guests 'were' served a chili or oyster supper with crackers, cake, coffee find Kool Aid. Following the supper the ,4-H group held a short business meeting and program. ; :, Eighteen members responded' to roll call by telling what they received for Christmas." David Looft and Raymond.Wilberg gave a talk on school activities and Gail Kauffman presented a demonstration on "How to Square a Board." Earl Crouch, local leader, presented 5 year membership certificates to Roger Nielsen, David Looft, Raymond Wilberg, Ronnie Johannesen, Dwane Johannesen, J3ob Crouch and Gail Kauffman. Gail, Donald Nielsen and Jerry Wilberg were awarded seals. Dads in attendance included Earl Crouch, Caleb Hartshorn, Henry Looft, Carl Nielsen, Clarence Menz, Henry Hovick, Russell Kauffman, Lawrence Johannesen, Fred Johannesen, John Johannesen, and Raymond Gardner. Eugene Gardner joined tho club as a new member. Seneca Stars The Seneca Stars met at the home of Jeanne England Monday, evening, Jan. 2. Eight members responded to roll call by naming a time saver for room care. Karen Larson gave a talk on "A Place For My Hobbies" and Marcia Hartshorn demonstrated "Drawing A Floor Plan To Scale." Dorothy Petersen gave a health talk' entitled, "A Good Light For Good Sight." Kathryn Johannesen gave an interesting 'account of her trip with other Kossuth County 4-H winners to Chicago. Luther League Elects David Looft was "host to the Blakjer Luther League at his home Sunday evening. Annual reports were given and art election of new officers was held. Raymond Wilberg, president; Ronnie . Johannesen, vice president; Dwane Johannesen, secretary; and Marilyn 1 Johannesen, treasurer. Lois Wilberg was elected as Pocket Testament Secre: Coming ^ Events Wednesday, Jan. 18 — Band Mothers. Thursday, Jan. 19 — Independence Mixers; Blakjer WMF; Ruth' Circle. Friday, Jan. 20 — Fenton Twp. Homemakers. , i Wednesday, Jarf. 25 — Ellen Circle of the WSCS. CONDENSED STATEMENT First Trust and Savings Bank ARMSTRONG AND FENTON, IOWA December 31, 1955 ASSETS— Cash and Due from Banks $ 639,347.91 Commodity Credit Loans _-„ 490,516.60 U. S. Bonds 642,495.38 , Municipal Bonds and Securities 90,469.51 Loans and Discounts .. 1,304,692.43 Banking House, Furniture, and Fixtures 6,266.85 TOTAL ASSETS $3.173,788.74 LIABILITIES— Capital -___•— — - $ 50,000.00 Surplus ___ .. 75,000.00 Undivided Profits 144,429.69 Dividend Payable ., 3.500.00 Deposits 2,900,859.05 TOTAL LIABILITIES ...:..... $3,173.788.74 Member of The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation FENTON BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY GENERAL INSURANCE J. WAllACi SMITH Agent WIISBRQD Implement Company JQHP DEtJRE DEALER 9 iff- Pben« $ HANTELMAN BUIlpINQ SIRVICJ For-Building • 8eniod»|ln{j PHONE 125 or 17 Dr. E. W. Ruske PENTIST Office Phone 79 Residence 25 Fenton, Iowa HANTEIMAN'S / OARAGE Autp ft Tractor Repair* IA. HOME CAFE lea Roy, Prop. Hsmt Cooked MeaJs tary. • The retiring officers .\Y ero David Looft, president, Marilyn Johannesen, vide president, Lois Wilbdrg, secretary and Kathryn Johannesen, treasurer. Tilda Johannesen was the retiring League Advisor. Susan and Sharon Sullivan were joint - ; hostesses at the Seneca Sparklers* Christmas'party held ut, their home Thursday afternoon, Uec. 29. Joleen Muelf ler was welcomed into the club as a new member., Mrs Alfred Petersen was the club guest. • I-F IT'S NEWS WE WAWT IT COMING! "SIX BRID0ES TO CROSS" i with Tony Curtis & Julie Adams THE STORY OF BRINK'S HOLDUP / at FENTON THEATRE THURSDAY - FRIDAY & SATURDAY JAN. 19-20-21 A Motion ttMn Seen fade,it YOUR Howe... irns Choice 11 A Story Built Around Our Remarkable/ Unpredictable Rural Youth, Their Anxieties and Triumphs. THOMAS FUNERAL CHAPEL Fenton, Iowa Experienced Embalmers and I ' . '. .-.•/•.".'.' '. : ^ Funeral Directors Reliable 24 Hour Ambulance Service Funerals May Be Referred To Us With Confidence Phono FENTON 23 RINGSTED 21001 21006 20216 > A Hew Gordon Family Hit * "ODDITIES in FARMING" ^ "Proof of Tractor Quality" * and Added Short Subjects You'll enjoy every minute of this interest-packed program , . an entertaining and informative program that will delight young and old alike .. and it's j^LL FREE. Thursday The "Day of (he Year" for the "Man of'(he SoT'"l Jan - 19 and His Entire Family 1 P.M. at FENTON THEATRE Compliments of > WEISBROD IMPLEMENT ADMISSION BY If you haven't received your tickets or. THEY'RE TICKET ONLY * need more, be sure to ask usforthem. FREE VE! TO FIGHT POLIO The fight against polio calls for more effort, not less, in the year ahead. Why? Because polio hasn't been licked yet- Here are four big reasons why the March of Dimes must get our enthusiastic support. 1. Thousands of polio patients are still being stricken. These add heavily to chapter rolls already swollen by those being helped by the Foundation as 1956 opened. 2. The most seriously stricken still depend on iron lungs and other mechanical aids supplied out of the March of Dimes funds for every breath they draw. Cutting down on that program would be like pulling out the electric plugs on an iron lung. 3. Research work can't be cur. The Salk vaccine was a scientific break-through but one which must be widened and followed up. Other, still better vaccines may emerge from additional research. 4. There's a pressing need for more trained manpower at treatment centers. Children now being crippled must not become forgotten casualties when the long fight to conquer polio is finally won. WHEN YOU ARE CONTACTED, PLEASE GIVE TO FIGHT POLIO Area Chairmen Are Mrs, John Wait© For Fenton Mrs. H. E. Looft For Seneca There Will Alsp Be Coin Collectors Placed At Strategic Points This Is Everyone's Fight - Let's Win It i KOSSUTH COUNTY, IOWA, MARCH OF DIMES COMMITTEE

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