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<-A!0ona (la.) Uppftr DM Mdlftti futtday, January K 1956 AROUND ALGONA' Mr and Mrs W. M. (tasting became grandparents for the thifd time on Thursday when a daughter was born to the Rev. and Mrs Everett BlAck at Cleat-water, Kan. She has been named Billie Jean and she has two sisters, Mary Ann and Paula. Mrs deer- ing left Saturday to assist with the family, taking with her little Paula Black who had been spending the past coupj* of weeks here with her grandparents. Mrs Milton WliT left Wednesday to accompany her sister, Mrs Dutch Winnegar of Cedar Rapids on a two week trip to Florida, the three oldest Will boys are being cared for at home by their father and the baby is with Mrs Prank Schattschneider. Mr and Mrs Clair Thomas spent Ffiday at Mason City where they attended a showing of Skelgas appliances at the Hotel Hanford. Last Sunday the Thomas family were dinner guests of Mr and Mrs Cecil Bennett at Estherville. At the Presbyterian Women's Organization meeting on Thurs- Remember! IT'S DIAMOND'S SURPLUS FOR 1 Jackets 1 Overshoes Blankets 1 Caps 1 Gloves 1 Underwear Sweat Shirts Everything In Warm Winter Wear day, three women were honored by life memberships in the Missionary and Christian Education Boards of the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. They were Mrs M. H. Brower, Mrs A. B. Schenk and Mrs William Finn. The memberships are purchased by the local organization as recognition for outstanding service. The recipients are chosen by secret ballot and the awards were complete surprises to them. Mrs Leroy Lee was hostess to her bridge club on Thursday evening. Prizes were received by Mrs John Hopkins who had the high score and Mrs Dick Post with low. —0—• The Eight Specs card club met Wednesday evening with Mrs Esther Helberg. Mrs Leslei Johnson was a guest. Prizes were received by Mrs Mable Lee, Mrs John Dutton and Mrs Johnson. Mrs Bob Williams was hostess to the members of her sewing club last Tuesday afternoon* Mrs R. B. Waller is a medical patient at Rochester, Minn, having gone there on Wednesday of last week. She is in the Methodist Hospital, for treatment 01 an intestinal obstruction. Mrs D. G. Cloplon went io Waterloo, Wednesday, where she attended funeral services for ;i friend. •..i.i. Q >, ii i The aduli leaders of the Cubs, Scouts, and Explorers of the Lone Rock District will have a training meeting Wednesday evening, 7:30 in the Home Economics room of the high school Preparations will be made to celebrate Boy Scout week which comes in February. The Guild, business women ot the Presbyterian Church, has postponed its regular meeting from Monday, Jan. 23 to Monday, Jan. 30. It will be held at the home of Mrs D. G. Clopton. —o— Mrs L. J. Cassell was hostess to her bridge club on Monday afternoon at her home. Mrs Craig Smith was a guest. —o— Mr and Mrs W. H. Bartleii drove Mrs Bartlett's parents, Mr and Mrs W. A, Foster to Perry, Sunday, where they took a train for a month's vacation in California. The Fosters planned to go to Long Beach where they will visit Mrs Mary Pratt and Mrs Foster's brother, J. W. Foster. —o— The annual Father and Son :-,.,n,J, .;.*»- -AS. NOTICE! I have moved my law offices to the recently remodeled ALGONA HOTEL building, just west of the Security State Bank, effective immediately. L W. Nitchals Allorney-AI-Law Phone 12 Algona NOTICE! I have moved my insurance agency to the remodeled Algona Hotel building and will be located in this building in the future. A. J. Ricklefs INSURANCE AGENCY Phone 354 banquet of the Meihodist church will be held Wednesday evening. Special speaker will be the ReV. Jones of Belmond, a formed Chaplain in Korea. —o— Bel Canld club meets Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs Pat Chrischilles. The program on medieval horns will be presented by Mrs Paulette Bradley and Mrs Opal Bourne. _-n— Mr and Mrs Kenneth Sirahofn had as their guests over the weekend, Mr and Mrs Bob Richardson and children, former Al- gonans now of Cedar Falls. __0— Mr and Mrs Don krause became the parents of their fourth child Saturday when a daughter was born to them al St. Ann hospital. Mrs Krause is the former Beverly Stebritz. —o— Alpha Psi chapter of Beia Sigma Phi meets this evening, (Tuesday) at the home of Mrs Bill Cummings. The group will attend a movie at the Algona Theater. —o—. Mr and Mrs Richard Cook spent Monday in Des Moines. —o— Mrs Don Sherman and daughters, Claudia and Linda went to Britt Friday for the weekend with Mrs Sherman's parents, Mr and Mrs Kenneth Boughton. Mi- Sherman joined them on Saturday evening. Mr and Mrs Don Clapsaddle and two boys have been visiting here at the parental, H. D. Clapsadclle's. Don, who is in the Air Force, left the first of the week for Puerto Rico where he will be stationed. Mrs Clappsaddle and the children will remain here until living quarters can be secured. She is the former Jo Pelisek, Mrs Dean Taylor was a patient at St. Ann hospital from Tuesday until Thursday- of la.'it week, suffering from bronchitis. She is now at home but must remain in bed. —o— Mrs John Scholtes, former resident now of Ames, spent last week visiting friends here. She was accompanied to Ames by Mrs Martha Sherman who went on to Des Moines for a week with her son and daughter- in-law, Mr and Mrs Neal Sherman. Kossuth's Ring Tests Completed The week of Jan. 3 found all creameries and milk drying plants in Kossuth County cooperating with the State Department of Agriculture ring testing technicians on a Brucellosis ring test, according to Dean Barnes, county extension director, Al- goha. • The test made an 1025 dairyj herds show a 13.07% testing suip" picious- for brucellosis. This is a decrease from the last ring test. The ring test is run on a small sample of milk or cream from eaen herd. It is a screening test and designed to be followed by individual cow blood tests when a herd tests suspicious in a ring test. Ring tests are run every six months to help the dairymen eradicate brucellosis from their herds. Percentage testing suspicious has dropped from a high of 24% in 1953 to the present 13.07% which show dairyman are making progress, according to Barnes. Silver Wedding Af Whittemore For Biersteds Whiltembt,* -^-Relatives of Mr and Mrs Walter Bierstedt pleasantly surnrised them oh their '?5th wedding anniversary Saturday evening at a six o'clock dih- ner at the home of Mo* Amanda Ruhnke, mother of Mrs Biersledt. Besides Mrs Ruhnke the other hostesses were Mrs Bierstedt's brothers and sisters, who are as fellow's: Mr and Mrs Erwin Ruhnke, Mr and Mrs Fred Ruhnke, Mr and Mrs Earl Steier. Mr and Mrs Hugo Berntnghaus, Mr and Mrs William Hanover Jr. of here-and Mr and Mrs Maurice Thompson of Algona. Other guests who were present were Rev. and Mrs A. C. Krueger, Herman Bierstedt of Fairville; Mr and Mrs Rudolph H. Berninghaus of West Bend; and Mr and Mrs Theodore Bierstedt jf Whittemore. Mr and Mrs Bierstedt were married Jan. 21, 1931, in St. John's Lutheran church by ths late Rev. R. Kablitx,,pastor of St. John's then. They are the parents of two boys, Norbert anrl John, and one daughter Joan, al! at home. Immediately after their marriage they moved on the former Frank Yeager eighty acre farm northwest of \Vhitternore, on which they still reside. Mr and Mrs Bierstedt received many useful gifts on this happy anniversary. Hosts Al Pinochle Mr and Mrs Louis Braatz entertained a number of relatives and friends at a pinochle party Sunday evening. Present were Mr and Mrs J. S. Nordseth, Rev. and Mrs Paul G. Weinhold, Mr and Mrs Erwin Struecker, Mr and Mrs Harry Schmeling, Mr and Mrs Arthur Heidenwith and Mr and Mrs Henry Wichtendahl. Mr and Mrs Alfred Meyer entertained at a six o'clock dinner at their home Sunday evening. Present were Mr.and Mrs Alfred Bruhn and family of Depew, Mr and Mrs Richard Preston and family, and Darrell Meier of. Cylinder and Mr and Mrs Elmer Ruhnke and family of Lotts Creek. Mr and Mrs George Mayer had as dinner guests at .• their home Sunday evening Mr and Mrs William Meyer Sr., Mrs Mathilda Meyer, Mr and fttrs Herman Voigt, Mr and Mrs Erwin Bruhn, Mr and Mrs Arthur Heidenwith and Mrs Dorothy Rosendahl and son Danny and daughter Kay Frances. The evening was spent playing pinochle and a luncheon -was served later in the evenirig. Mr and Mrs Leroy Elbert of Whittemore and Mr and Mrs Lester Miller of Des Moines left Saturday on a two week's tour ,through the western states. ' Dr. E. B. Mathiasen and family of Council Bluffs and Mrs Harry Hargreaves of Algona visited with Mr and Mrs Thomas Carmody Saturday. Mrs Hargraves is a daughter and Mr? Mathiasen is a granddaughter of the Carmody's. Mr and Mrs Willis Kuecker, Mr and Mrs Harlan Balgeman and family, Mr and Mrs Erwin Siems of here and Eugene Harberger of Anita, Neb. %vere Sunday visitors at the home of Mr and Mrs Kirmit Kuecker of West Bend. Mr and Mrs Erwin Struecker, Mr and Mrs Walter Struecker and daughter, Lola, of West Bend, Mr and Mrs Lrnest Bernau artd family of Corwith and Mr and Mrs Hugo Meyer were Sunday dinner guests at ihe home of Mrs Anna Dau. Mr and Mrs Alfred Meyer and sons Gayle and Roger and Mrs Mathilda Meyer were Friday evening visitors with Mr and Mrs Herman Voigt. Last week Sunday evening dinner guests at the Alfred Meyer home were Mr and Mrs Robert Dreyer and family, Mr and Mrs Ronnie Stephens and family and Mrs Robert Dreyor' Sr. of Algona and Mr and Mrs William Zumach and family of Lotts Creek. Mr and Mrs Archie Voigt visited at the home .of Mr and Mrs Harold Kueckei' Sunday afternoon. Altar Society At Bancroft Has Election Bancroft — Mrs Joseph Sch- wankl was chosen president of the Altar Society at their meeting Friday afternoon. Mrs Jess Marlow was elected secretary and Mrs L. J. Nemmers was elected treasurer. Committees for the year are Breakfasts: Mrs Clem Heiar, Helen Cogley, Barbara Fritzler, Mrs Roman Ricke, and Mrs John Kemna. Bake Sales—Mrs Leo Smith, Mrs Tom Garry, and Mrs Lawrence Kemna. Social: Mrs Homer McCarthy, Mrs George Lickteig, Mrs Lawrence Walsh, Mrs Joe Kramer, and Mrs Francis Menke. Altar: Mrs J. H. Welp, Mrs Henry Grandgenett, and Mrs Joe Donahue. Parents of Son Mr and Mrs Alvin Recker of St. Benedict are the parents of a boy born Sunday morning at St. Ann's hospital. Mrs Recker is the former Marie Hellman* daughter of Mr and Mrs Leo Hellman of Bancroft. Move To Waterloo Mr and Mrs Lawrence Schiltz and family have moved to Waterloo where Mr Schiltz will work. Mr and Mrs Walter Schiltz will move to the Lawrence Schiltz farm and Mr and Mrs Herbert Schiltz will move on the Walter Schiltz. Herbert Schiltz has been custodian at St. John's Church. Blue & White 4-H The regular meeting of the Blue and White 4-H Club was held Jan. 13, at the home of Betty Menke. Roll call, on a good 4-H resolution was answered by 13 members. Marianne Nurre and Jan Clark gave a talk on 4-H Leadership school they attended. Marianne Nurre gave a talk on "Refinishing Wood." Calista Dankbar spoke on "Cosmetics My Size" and her sister Fidelis gave a talk about "My Part In Our Home." Margaret Williamson demonstrated on "Making A Hatbox." Betty Menke demonstrated on a mitcred corner. A guest Mary Stauclt gave the girls some pointers on projects for this year. Five year certificates were awarded to Jean Rahe, Betty You've got your chicks off to a flying start with FELCO CHICK STARTER. Now keep 'em Saining and growing with FELCO GROWING MASH. Your birds still have to develop bones, body and feathers before they are ready to lay. FELCO GROWING MASH supplies the proteins, vitamins and minerals that chicks need to develop and grow. The better grown out yoiir pullets are at the time they start to lay, the better they'll be able to stand the strain of laying. Stop in and see us soon. Remember: With FELCO, you get those cooperative savings. mm SAVING'S THINS! ASK WU* MIGHBOR Farmers Cooperative Society, Wesley. Burt Cooperative Elevator, Burt. Lone Rock Cooperative Elevator Co., Lone Rock. ' Fenton Cooperative Elevator Co., Fenton. Whittemore Cooperative Elevator, Whittemore. The Farmers Elevator, Bode. Farmers Cooperative Elevator Co., Swea City. West Bend Elevator Co., West Bend Menke and Jan Clark. Maflene Ferguson received a gold Seal for seven years of club work. Mrs George Kah6 and Mrs J. F Helinsky were guests for the evening. Miss Agnes Olsen began teaching at Swea City high school where she replaces Mrs Don Welp of Bancroft who resigned at the end of the first semester. Word was received that Mrs Bess Peterson of Bancroft who has been visiting at St. Paul underwent major surgery in the hospital in St. Paul. David Wilhelmi who has completed the first sern'estor at Campion High School in Prairie du Chien, Wis., returned home Saturday. David is a freshman. Mrs Rose Mortenson who has been with her daughter, Mrs J. F. Helinsky returned to Holy Family hospital Friday. A group of students and five sisters of St. John's went to Estherville Friday, Jan. 20, where they attended the Passion Pla.V. Those attending were Louise Garry, Patricia O'Donnell, Betty Heldorfer, Marianne Mulligan, Patricia Graydon, Darlene Sim" mons, Kay Ditsworth, Betty Johnson, Patty Hatton, Joann Lensing, Marjorie Zicmet, Donna Bergman, Marilyn Haupert, Ann McGuire, Betty Cogley, Marianne Nurre, Joann Hellman, Rita Antoine, Richard Goche, .Sister Wilfrid, Sister Marcdinc, Sister Augusta, Sister Evangeline, and Phil Garry. Mr and Mrs Gordon Dclper- clang are the parents of a daughter born Wednesday, Jan. 18 at St. Ann hospital. lOOlh Mrs Breta Invick, of DPcorah, recently joined the ranks of towa centenarians. She completed her 100th year in January. Born in Norway, she came to Winneshiek county at the age of 14 and has lived there since. . Fenton News Mr and Mrs Dan Peterson, Mr and Mrs Kenneth Gilbaugh, Stanley and Craig of Graettinger and Mr and Mrs Merle Voigt and girls were Sunday dinner guests in the Gerhart Hantelman home. Mr and Mrs B. G. Berkeland visited with the Frank Franson family at Lincoln, Neb. Friday to Monday. Mr and Mrs Hilbert Hantelman of Mankato visited with Fenton relatives Friday. Seed Grain Cleaning Now it the time to clean your seed grains and avoid the eonjestion at seeding time. We are equipped to offer you prompt and el* ficient service, We have a large capacity Clipper Cleaner and a Slurry Type Seed Treater. Our rates are as follows: Cleaning of Seed Oats 3c per bu. Cleaning of Seed Soybeans 8c per bu. Treating Seed Oats (Slurry or Wet process, Ceresan furnished) Scperbu. We carry a complete stock of field seeds, In addition to Regular Grades of Fertilizer in dry form we offer you Liquid Fertilizer this year. We invite you to come in and get our prices on Seeds and Fertilizer before buying. To avoid delays in getting your Grain Cleaned we suggest that you phone us for an ap* pointment before bringing a load in, Davenport Elevator Company Phone 2611 WEST BEND, IOWA READ THE WANT ADS—IT PAYS bring a new look to her kitchen - a new smile to her face! BUILT-IN Caloric Built-Ins can be installed anywhere, anytime — whether it's for a new home or a remodeled kitchen. Install at any height, place them close together or at opposite ends of the kitchen ... in a peninsula, in an island. Specify four, six or any number of top burners you need. Engineered installation can be made in wood, metal, brick. plastic or any other materials. A wide variety of colors and finishes. Caloric built-ins are available for both bottle and natural gas and with automatic or manual controls. The very ultimate in fast modern cooking equipment. "America's easiest ranges to keep clean." PRICES ARE NO HIGHER THAN A REGULAR RANGE ! -ACTUAL PHOTO AT DICK SORENSEN HOME "I've never regretted for a moment my switching from an electric range to the new Caloric gas built-in units which we installed in pur new home south of Algona," says Mrs Dick Sorensen. "The convenience of having heal instantly and shutting it off instantly has been a pleasant experience", she adds. Mr and Mrs Dick Sorensen wanted built-in cooking units and re-arranged the kitchsn plans to fit them in. The Caloric units are both finished with stainless steel to match the sink and other kitchen fixtures . . . and because Mrs Sorensen thinks it's the easiest to keep clean. An engineered ins4allation by Rapid Thermogas brought a smart new look to the kitchen and a happier housewife with Caloric gas buill-ins. YOU'LL BE YEARS AHEAD WITH CALORIC BUILT-INS Come in and discuss with us how it can be arranged Rapid Thermogas Co. PHONE 16 - ALGONA SO- PHILLIPS ST.