The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 21, 1956 · Page 11
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Honor Ringsfed Pastor's Wife At A Shower Seneca — Mrs P. H. Petersen and Mrs. Alfred Peters*n attended a party and stork shower at the St. John's parish hall at Ringsted last Thursday afternoon honoring Mrs Carlo Petersen. The program consisted of a talk, "The Beauty of A Woman", by Mrs Irene Palleson; a solo, Mrs Leo Sorenson, and poems read by Mrs Glen Bonnecksen. Following the prbgram the gifts were opened and dainty refreshments were served. Mrs Carlo tfetersen is the wife of the Rev. Carlo Petersen, pastor of the St. John's Lutheran Congregation near Ringsted. The latter is a nephew of Mrs P. H. Petersen. Closing Out Sale The Albert ,Codys and Clifford Pringles will hold their closing out sale on Thursday, Feb. 23. The Pringles and Mrs Cody will leave for San Bernadinb, Calif, immediately after the sale, where the Codys.j reside and where the Pringles expect to make their home., i/ • , Blakjet W.M.F. Meets TrHrBlakjer W.M.F. met at the chur'ch parlors Thursday afternoon-'with the Me^dames Otto R. Jensen and Carrie Jensen as hostesses. The Rev. Harlan Blockhus had charge of devotions and the lesson,- "The Christian Grows", based'on I Peter 1: 1-2, was presented by Mrs Sig Loge. Mrs Harlan Blockhus presented the Home Mission Department of our W.M.F. Guests included Mrs Carrie Jensen's daughters, Florence and Victoria, the latter being Mrs Art Claussen of Swea City. Junior Leaders Met Seneca 4-H Club Junior Leaders attended a training school Wednesday evening at the high school Annex ut Algona. . At this training .school they received helps on demonstra- tions, record books and recreation. Those who receive this special training are expected to help the younger club rnembets in their respective clubs arid thereby lighten the load of the local leaders. , Seneca Junior Leaders in attendance at this training school included David Looft, Bob Crouch, Jeanne England, Kathryn Johannesen and Marcia Hartshorn of the Seneca Clubs and Margaret Fischer of the Lone Rock Lively Rockets. P.T.A. On Feb. 27 The Seneca P.T.A. has been postponed until Monday night, Feb. 27, due to the Boys Sectional Basketball Tournament which is scheduled to begin on Feb. ,20. Afl Interesting program has been set up for this meeting and a good attendance is anticipated. In addition to some musical numbers, a film entitled, "Skippy and the Three R's " will be shown. A discussion will follow and will be based on the film and on Christian Discipline. Mi's John Stru- ecker is chairman of the program committee. The Seneca Stars 4-H Club met at the home of Margaret Nielsen on Monday evening, Feb. 6. The program' consisted of a talk, "Spice Y9Ur Ropm With Accessories", g'ivert by Sharon Klein and. a demonstration on making a portfolib by Lois Wilberg. Lois Wilberg also supplied a .musical touch, by playing "The Veleta Waltz". Mrs Chris Larson was the visiting-mother. Mrs Cecil Anderson was hots- ess to the Modern Mixers Club at the home of Mrs Melvin Madsen Tuesday afternoon. Mrs Madsen had charge of the entertainment. Dainty refreshments in keeping with Valentine's Day. were served. > Several Senecans drove to Sioux City Saturday where they attended the First Annual Northwest Iowa Band Conference Concert. They were Mr and Mrs Charles Beavers, Mr and Mrs Roy Klein, Sharon Klein, Ronnie Firemuth, Margaret Fischer and Larry Menz. A recent visitor at the Roy Klein home was Ronnie Firemuth who spent a week's leave with :his parents in Estherville and with other friends and relatives. Ronnie is in the navy, on the aircraft carrier. Yorktown stationed in San Francisco. He terminated his leave on Tuesday. Mr Albert Cody arrived home from California last week in time to help care for her hew granddaughter, born a week ago Sunday to Mr and' Mrs Clifford Pringle. Reports arc that the Codys and the Pringles are ret- tiring from' farming, are having a sale of their farm machinery and will go to California whete they plan to make their permanent home.. The Codys have a daughter) ^Maxine, there, also other relatives. Dr. and Mrs B. K. Bahnson of Burt were Sunday evening guests at the C. O. Bailey home. Mrs Roy Klein was hostess to the Jolly Jokers at- her home Thursday afternoon. Fred Weinberger received the news Saturday morning that his mother, Mrs Margaret Weinberger, 83, had just passed away that morning at the Good Samaritan Home at Mason City. Mrs Weinberger, who fiad lived alone at Lakota following her husband's death in 1939, moved to the Good Samaritan Home in 1949. Funeral services were held at the Lutheran church at Lakota on Tuesday afternoon. 88 At Fenton P.T.A. Meeting Held Feb. 7th Fenton — The Fenton PTA met Tuesday evening, Feb. 7, with a large crowd in attendance; Paul Voigt presided at the business meeting. Serving .on the program committee for February were Mr and.Mrs Kenneth Halverson, chairman, Mr and. Mrs Rpelf Miller and Mr and Mrs Delbert Geitzenauer. The program consisted of music numbers by the local students, with Mrs Walker and Mr Bausman arranging for the selections. Mrs Walker was in charge o| the program. ;The Boy's Glee Club sang three selections, accompanied at the piano by Janet Behne. Alvina Miller sang 'With A Song In My Heart and 'By The Bend Of The River' accompanied by Mrs Walker. Mrs Walker directed the fifth grade pupils in two American folk dances. The Boy's Quartette sang, accompanied by Mrs 'Walker. Judy, Jentz played a cornet selection '^onf' accompanied at the piano,by Martys Jfenti. JoafirtS Mitchell PW cornet Selection, ftccoffipanied Joyce Voigt. ' •;' ; ; Lunch was served to 88 In attendance. Serving; on lrU5 lURCh committee were Mesdames Raymond Zwiefel, chairman, Alyln Zumaoh, Abrahdmdojii Lbrry Alt, Thelma Anderso.n, Clarence A£* bogast, Wayne,. Barf, Florence Behne, Robert Berkeland f Beh- nie Berkland, Donald Befklana, Melvin Berkland, Alfred Bier* stedt and Hilbert Bierstedt. Mr and Mts pave Kewel arid son Curt of Mason City wefre Sunday dinner guests in the parental Alfred Meyer home, They were supper guests of Mr ana Mrs L. J. Weisbrod. , Mr .and Mrs Sylvester Brace, Keven and Jason, Mr and Mrs Donald Void and Lynn Alan, Mr Marvin Stone, Mr Lyle Hansen, and Miss Audra Kae Straley were Sunday dinner and .luncheon guests in the S. E. Sti-ale/ home. The occasion honored the 1st birthday of Lynn Alan. Mr and Mrs Alfred Meyer Were Tuesday evening dinner guests in the Hans Baago home. Mr and Mrs Wayne Burr and family were Sunday guests in the Charles Brown home at LU- Verne. . . > „ Margo Rusch, daughter of Mr and Mrs Wendell Rusch' entered Lutheran hospital, FoH Dodge, Tuesday of last week, wHere she underwent minor surgery^ for an ear infection. She returned home Saturday evening. ... >. ' -.Mr and Mrg Clarence .Underwood were Sunday supp%r- guests in the Frank McFall'.home. The Ellen Circle, will;hold an all-day meeting .ThuVsday;. Feb. 22, at the church. A. lesson will be presented in the fol'ehodn and another in the afternoon. 'A potluck dinner will be I se|^ed at noon. -. ; ' , LONE ROCK By Mrs Glarentfe Kfaft Mr and Mrs Harris Wadsworth Were dinner guests Friday at the Alex Krueger home. Mr and Mrs Ed Blumer of Algona were Sunday afternoon luncheon guests of Mr and Mrs P. M. Christenson. Mr and Mrs Charles Faye and daughter spent last Monday evening at the Wayne Lynch home. 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