The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 13, 1956 · Page 52
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 52

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 13, 1956
Page 52
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MftL AlDttH HAlVttSON New* tditof March 13, 1956 Published By The Upper Oes Moln«» Publishing Co., Algona, Iowa No Real Fires In Fenton For Over Entire Year Fenton — Feb. 26 marked a year's passing since there has been any fire within the town of Fenton. Last year on Feb. 26, the Fenton Fire Department was called to the home of Mrs Kate Bolilnger. Even this was not a serious fire. • It was a chimney fire and because of the quick action of the fire department. It was confined to the chimney. The Department has been called out because of fire scares but not had to use any of the equipment. Most recently was an overheated furnace. The firemen are happy to know that people call them in such instances. Many a major fire cari be prc- McFALL & RUSCH PLUMBING - HEATING WIRING "We Selljnstall or Service"' FURNACES, WELL SYSTEMS, PLUMBING and ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES PHONE 120 or 111 FENTON GRASS SEED AND FERTILIZER To Make Sure You Get WHAT You Want, And WHEN You Want It PLACE YOUR ORDERS Fenton Co-Op. Elevator "Where You.Do Business4MithrY?!** s «V*" .- f"iu FENTON. IOWA Fred Morienson, Mgr. Colors for Every Taste Regular Colon Deep Colon ilightly Higher the washable Latex wall paint Colors lor every taste, every decorative scheme. That's what you get with Super Kern-Tone. You can apply it yourself niul do an expert job. Dries in an hour. .• SPRING PAINT ' SRE C I AL ' Handy - Convenient 40$ 5 QUART Pqint Mixing Pail with handle from PAINT VALUE STOEBER HARDWARE Fenlon, Iowa OUR OWN HARDWARE vented if the department is called early to the scene of danger. Martin Ohm, fire chief, states that the fire department is grateful to the people of Fenton for being so fire conscience. They hope the people will continue to give their full attention in every way in preventing fires. The department has answered several country fires in the past year. Missionary To Give Talk At Fenton, Mar. 20 Fenton—Ortha Lane, missionary in the Philippine Islands, will speak and show slides at the Fenton Methodist church on Tuesday afternoon, March 20. Miss Lane is spending a year's furlough in the States after completing five years of work in the mission field. Everyone is invited to attend this special meeting. spent last weekend with her parents, Mr and Mrs Ernest Berkland. At the present time Donna is eligible for membership in Phi Thea Kapa. To be eligible for this membership a student must be within the upper scholastic ten per cent of the regular enrollment. Donna is a graduate of the Fenton high school. Weisbrod Guests Mr and Mrs Hugo Denker of Lester, Iowa were Saturday and Sunday guests in the Donald Weisbrod home. Friendly Neighbors The Friendly Neighbor Club met Thursday afternoon March 8th with Mrs Ruebcn Luedtke with Mrs Hans Baago assisting hostess. Sixteen members answered roll call by telling what new textile materials they have sewn with lately. Mrs Kenneth Bollinger and Mrs Elsie Dreger presented the lesson on "The Care Of Upholstered Furniture." The club voted to give $5 to the Red Cross fund and also $5 to Crusade for Freedom. Mrs Art Zumach gave a reading entitled "Song of the Lazy Farmer." The April meeting will be with Mrs Henry Tieman with Mrs Kenneth Bollinger assisting hostess. 5153 Polio Donations Mrs John Waite, local chairman for the recent March of Dimes drive, reports that a total of $153.70 was contributed for this worthy cause. Mrs Waits was assisted by ten Legion Auxiliary volunteer workers. Mrs Waite wishes to thank those who assisted and also each one who contributed to this fund. Scholastic Honors Donna Ruth Bcrkland, student at Waldorf College, Forest City, Hostess To Auxiliary Mrs W. R. Wolfe was hostess to the Legion Auxiliary in her home Friday afternoon, March 9. Thirteen members and three guests were present. Guests were Mrs Ted Jensen, Mrs Kenneth Voigt and Mrs Calvin Householder, the latter of Phoenix, Ariz. Final plans were made for the Joint County Legion and Auxiliary meeting to be held at the Fenton Community Center Wednesday evening, March 21. Five dollars was given to the Mental Health Institute at Cherokee. Mrs John Waite reported on the County meeting held Feb. 14 at Algona. Others attending' the meeting were Mrs Ed Bruhn and Mrs Gaylord Johnson. For the program, Mrs W. E. Laage gave a report taken from the recent Legislative Bulletin. The April meeting will be with Mrs John Waite. h(ome of Mrs E. K. Johnson last Tuesday afternoon for a coffee party. Mrs Johnson is one of the more recent newcomers to the town of Fenton, having moved into their new home last year. The Johnsons formerly fanned in the Fairville vicinity. Mr and Mr* Delofld fiolte entertained at a 500 party last Friday evening. Four tables were irt play. A joint County Legion and Auxiliary meeting will be held at the Fenton Community Center On Wednesday evening, March 21. The local Legion and Auxiliary members have made plans for the program and will also serve lunch. Stanley Berkland, son of Mr and Mrs Ernest Berkland and Donnie, son of Mr and Mrs Geo Mienke returned home from DCS Moines last Sunday evening, after enjoying a few days at the tournaments. LaVon Cody, daughter of Mr and Mrs Amer Cody has beer named an honor roll student at Augustana Academy, Canton, So Dak. for the first six-weeks of the second semester. In order to qualify for the honor roll, a student can have no grade lowei than a B in any subject. Mr and Mrs David Berkland Paula and Michael were last Sunday dinner guests in the parental Ernest Berkiand home. W.S.C.S. Circle Met The Mabel Circle of the WSCS met Thursday afternoon with Mrs Gerald Gochenour. As co-hostess, Mrs Alfred Meyer assisted in the absence of Mrs L. J. Weisbrod. Mrs Arnold Hansen was a. guest of the Circle. Mrs W. W. Jolley was in charge of the devotionax period and Mrs Raymond Stoeber presented lessons on Herodias and Mary, the mother of Jesus. Depew Fellowship The Depew Fellowship Circle met with Mrs Amer 'Cody, Thursday afternoon, Mar. 8. Mrs Donald Twait was in charge of the devotions and Mrs Otto Solberg presented a Bible study lesson on Eve. Mrs B. G. Berkeland and Mrs John Finnestad sang a duet. Members of the circle packed a box for the Revival Mission Center in Minneapolis. Guests were Mrs Ole Pederson and Mrs Lawrence Mueller. Several ladies gathered in the You need MILK... YOU NEVER OUTGROW YOUR NEED FOR MILK Y OU'LL LOOK BETTER, feel better, actually be better when you drink enough milk. Adequate intake of milk does four wonderful things for you— makes you sleep better , . . cases nervous tension . . . endi calcium starvation . . . and builds strength, not fat! Drink at least three glasses everyday. It's the healthiest habit you can have. Fenton Co-Op. Creamery "A Good Creamery In A Good Town" Fenton, Iowa Coming Events Wednesday, March 14 — Fenton Farm Bureau. Thursday, March 15 — Independence Mixers; Blakjer WMF; Ruth Circle of the WSCS. Friday, March 16 — Fenton Township Homemakers. Monday, March 19 — Fenton Community Club. Tuesday, March 20 — Missionary Ortha Lane speaks at the Methodist church;-Town & Country Woman's Club; Concert at Lone Rock, consisting of contest soloists and ensembles from the Sontral school. Wednesday, March 21 — Band Mothers. Cylinder Girl Weds Bode Man Miss Eleanor Cody, daughter of Mr and Mrs Arthur Cody of Cylinder, became the bride of. Barnes Christiansen, son of Mr find Mrs Arthur Christiansen of Bode, in a ceremony on Feb. 25. The wedding took place at Trinity , Lutheran parsonage at Blue Earth, Minn., with the Rev. Erling Thompson officiating. • The bride was attired in a navy -blue wool cashmere suit with white accessories. Her corsage was of white carnations. Mr and Mrs Ronald Jurgens, brother-in-law and sister of the bride, were the attendants. After a wedding trip, Mr and Mrs Christiansen are home in Bode. The bride hns been teaching in the Bod'j school the past two years. Mr Christi;.nson and his brother operate the Christiansen trucking business at Bode. 'red Schultz and family spent ,he afternoon there. Saturday Mrs Maude Blanchard was a supper guest at the Donald Blanchard home. Mr and Mrs Andrew Hansen and family were Sunday afternoon visitors and supper guests at the Frank Dreyer home. Mr and Mrs Ed Kenyon and family of Whittemore spent Thursday evening at the Rolland Baxter home. Sunday afternoon Mr and Mrs Rolland Baxter and Barbara called on the Leslie Baxters at Graettinger. Mr and Mrs Roger Palmer, Diane and David of Algona visited Sunday afternoon at the Paul Bernhard home. Callers Sunday afternoon at the Milton Madison home were Mr and Mrs Walter Madison and Mr and Mrs Bob Miller of Swea City, Mr and Mrs John Munch, Mr and Mrs Charles Osborn of Fenton. Mrs George B. Long spent Saturday night with her parents the Clarence Ackersons at Wesley Mr Long visited there Sunday evening and she returned home with him. Mr and Mrs Lyle Seeward and family of Bradgate, la. spent Sunday at the Merton Larson home. Emanuel Ostrum returned to his home last Thursday after spending three months with his daughter and family the Louie Berninghaus. Sunday supper guests at the Kenneth Richards home were Mr and Mrs Ray Goodman of Algona. Last Monday evening Mr and Mrs Jim Marlow and Mr and Mrs Dale Schroeder attended the Luther College, concert at Worthington, Minn, of which Donald Jensen is a member. Mr and Mrs Joe Culbertson called Friday evening at the Ornie Behrends home. Mr and Mrs Wm. Knoll visited there Sunday evening. Mr and Mrs Roger Long, Mr and Mrs Blaine Saxton and Mr and Mrs Clarence Kraft attended a card party Saturday evening at the James Walker home in Algona. Mrs Emma Skow and son Mark of Graettinger spent Sunday afternoon visiting at the E. M. Jensen home. Dinner guests Sunday at the Marlin Bausman home were Dell Marlow, Mr and Mrs Jim Marlow and Mr and Mrs Richard Dallman and girls of Algona. Mr and Mrs Charles Staudt and girls spent the weekend at the Walter Staudt home in Vermillion, S. D. Mr and Mrs Ronald Christenson and gifls were guests Sunday afternoon at the Dale Peterson home at Laurens, la. Mr and Mrs Wilfred Radig visited Sunday afternoon with Mr and Mrs Alex Radig of Fenton. Mr and Mrs Bernard Miller and family spent Sunday evening at the Rex Brown home at West Bend. Mr and Mrs Roy Jensen were visitors Thursday evening at the Herman Kramer home Friday. Mr and Mrs Kramer called at the Wm. Knoll home. Sunday afternoon Mr and Mrs Vern Evans of Algona spent the afternoon and evening at the Kramer home. Harold Ickes, secretary of interior; and Frances Perkins, secretary of labor, were the only cabinet members to serve through Roosevelt's four terms. The common safety pin, now a "must" in domestic life, was invented by a man named Hunt in 1849. The world's smallest republic in San Marino, in Central Italy, with a total area of 38 square miles. The first public school system was inaugurated in Mass, in 1647. C r Q3»»»Xe83»»>X8»#Ka^^ FREE! Offer Expires MARCH 22 LONE ROCK NEWS By Mrs Clarence Kraft GREASE JOB FREE WITH EVERY OIL CHANGE . * * * ALSO - FREE, With Every Oil Change, $2.50 Worth of Gold Bond Premium Stamps TOTAL FREE VALU OF $3.75 Don's Service Co. Free Pickup & Delivery Phone 157 Fenton, Iowa iomm^s»3»a«acoxo#^^^ FENTON BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY GENERAL INSURANCE J. WALLACE SMITH Agent WEISBROD Implement Company JOHN DcERE DEALER fiu>. Phone 3 Res. Phona 60 HANTELMAN BUILDING 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. The FRIENDLY TAVERN Invites You AT FENTON Mr and Mrs Dale Wegener and Connie Jo were guests Wednesday evening at the Max Stratum home in Algona. Supper guests Sunday at the Fritz Newbrough home were Mr and Mrs Lawrence Newbrough and family. Mr and Mrs Howard Bierstedt and girls were guests Friday evening at the Robert Mitchell.home at Fenton in honor of Dennis' I bird birthday. Sunday Mr and Mrs Harold Behrends of Humboldt were .supper guests at the Bierstedt home, evening callers were Mr and Mrs Merlyn Bau- inan and family of LuVerne. Mrs H. E. Morgan of Algona -pent Saturday at the W. J. Cot- ion home. Mr and Mrs Ed Bam-hard, Pat did Kim, Mr and Mrs A. D. Newbrough spent Sunday afternoon .it the Dtibert Blunt-hard home in Spirit Lake. Callers Sunday evening at the C. E. Householder home were Mrs Ralph Reidel of Ringsted. Mr ••nd Mrs Bill Householder and family of Fenian, and Mrs James Mr and Mrs Dick Weichmam; of Spirit Lake were Sunday at the Jess Blanthard Jr. home. Mr and Mrs Jess Blanchard J. left Monday to attend a lumberman's (.•onvention at Des Moines. Lone Rock Jr. high boys will have a tournament game at Gruver Thursday evening, the boys will play the winners of the Fenton-Dnlliver game Friday night at Gruver. Mr and Mr.-> Gordon Blanchard and family of Mason City, Mi's John Sones of Sioux Rapids were dinner guests Sunday at the Maude Blanchard home. Mr and Mrs Harlan Blanchard and Jonathan. Mr and Mis Jess Blniu-bard Jr. olid lamiU. 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