The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 17, 1956 · Page 13
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 13

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 17, 1956
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MRS. ARDETH HALVERSON Editor April 17,1956 Published By The tipper Oet MolrtM Publishing Co., Algona, Iowa Sentral Schools Concert In Fenton Gym, April 20 Fetit6h^-A concert of -the Sentral schools will be presented Friday evening, April <20 at the Fenton gym. The massed groups include! the band, mixed chorus, boys' chorus, and girls' chorus, The vocal groups are under the direction of Mrs Roger Walker and Mr Merlyn Bausman is the band Hirector. Senior Class Play The Fenton Senior Class play, 'Running Wild' has been postponed until Tuesday, April 2^th, at 8 p.m. in the Fenton gymnasium. Hi School Honor Roll. The High school honor roll for the -5th Six week period is as follows: Highest honors go to Jane Ruger and Joan Gushing; Honors to Janet Behne and Norma Larsen. Honorable mention goes to Ardyth Drone, Pamela Weisbrod, Sharon Hantelman, Glennis 'Finnestad, Joyce Voigt, Wayne Gross, Beth Newel and Gene Lie'b.. In Junior High, highest honors went to Judy Juhl, Judy Saxton and Diane Holland; Honors to Judy Wiener, Becky Householder and Loveda Kohlwes. Woman's Club Elects The Fenton Woman's Club met [ Tuesday April 10 in the home of Mrs J. F. Beckley' with Mrs Les- The Club V6ted to give $3 to the Cancer fund drive, Mrs Paul Eigler and Mrs Florence Behrie had charge of the program. Mrs! Gene Mansager gave an interesting and informative talk on 'Art Instruction' and showed some of her own drawings. * . The election of officers was held with the following elected to office. President, Mrs Ray Stoeber; vice president, Mrs Edwin Bruhn; Secretary, Mrs Wilfred Stoeber; treasurer, Mrs J. F. Beckley; Historian, Mrs Arlo Ranney. At the close of the meeting the hostesses served a one-course dessert luncheon. P.T.A. Travelogul The Fenton PTA met last 'week Tuesday evening.. For the program, William Dau of Algona showed colored slides of Florida and Cuba. Janice Hannover and Jeanene Zwiefel -played a piano duet. < Officers elected for the 1956-57 school year were: Ervin Borch ardt, president; Robert Berke vice president; and Mrs Weisbrod, secretary-trea- . . ter Weisbrod as co-hostess FENTON THEATRE . Sun. Mon. Wed. April 22 ... 23-25 <?£TIVIORE out OF POULTRY kALB CHIX HOMER MATTHIESEN FENTON PJHONE 141 THOMAS FUNERAL CHAPEL Fenton, Iowa Experienced Embalmers and Funeral Directors Reliable 24 Hour Ambulance Service Funerals May Be Referred To Us With Confidence Phone FENTON 23 RINGSTEP 21001 21000 20216 land, Dale surer. The PTA members voted to buy a small Jungle-Gum for the jlayground, the purchasing funds to be taken from the PTA treasury. ' -, " " Refreshments were served by Mrs Elmer Greinert and her committee. , • • Bridge Club Hostess •Mrs Webber Yager was hostess to the final meeting of the Saturday afternoon bridge .club for this season. Mrs E. J. Frank won •high score .prize; Mrs J. A. Schwartz, second and Mr$,Ed Priebe low. — \ •... ' Rochester Patient William Voigt is a patient at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester. Mr voigt was .taken to Rochester last Sunday morning by Merle Voigt and Clifford Douglas. Lois Voigt also accompanied them and is staying with her father at Rochester; It is expected that Mr Voigt will undergo surgery the first of this week. Mrs Bill Domeck of Fairmont, a sister of Mr Voigt, is also a patient at St. Mary's Hospital. Dopew Fellowship .... : The JDepew Fellowship -circle met fhursday afternoon in the home of Mrs Milford Mitchell at Lone Rock. -Mrs Otto Solberg was in charge of the devotional period and Mrs Albert Mitchell gave a reading. The remainder of the afternoon was spent preparing bandages for a mission hospital in Tanganyika, Africa. Guests ft the' circle were Mrs Charles Nelson, Mrs Ed Mitchell and Mrs Duane Habeger, Guests At Wallingford Mrs William DeWall and Mrs Albert Mitchell were guests at a circle meeting at the home of Mrs Ernest Skattabo near Wallingford. Mrs Mitchell spoke to the group on Mission work in Japan and also played a tape recording that was -prepared by Anna Marie Mitchell in Japan. Hostesses At Bridge Mrs W. P Wolfe and Mrs J. F. Beckley ..ntcrtained at seven tables of bridge at a Dessert luncheon in the J. F. Beckley residence Saturday afternoon Apr. 14th. High score prize went to Mrs Ray Stoeber; second high to Mrs J. A. Schwartz; low to Mrs Art Krause and draw prize to Mrs J. Wallace Smith. Mr and Mrs Dale Mitchell and son Mark of Minneapolis were weekend guests- in the parental Morris Mitchell home. Mr and Mrs Albert Mitchell were also Sunday dinner guests in the Mitchell home. Mrs Ella Wajte underwent eye surgery about 10 days ago at a Duluth, Minn, hospital. She hus now been dismissed from the hospital and friends may write her at 428 East 7th St., Duluth, Minn. The Legion Auxiliary met Friday afternoon with Mrs John Waite. Mrs Martin Ohm presided at the business meeting in the absence of Mrs Ed Bruhn. $5 wa$ sent to the Mental .Health Institute at Mount Pleasant. Plafts were discussed for the an- nUal plant sale to be held this year Friday and Saturday, May 25-26. Mrs "Hans Baago gave a report oh Child Welfare. The May meeting will bfe with Mrs Don Steinberger. The Mabel circle of the WSCS met Thursday with Mrs Carrie Voigt with Mrs Ray Zwiefel co- hostess. Mrs Fred Mortenson was in charge of the devotions and Mrs Freelove Weisbrod pro* sented. the lesson. • Discussion was held -on the WSCS serving the Sentral School Junior-Senior Banquet April 27 at the Fenton school. Guests were Mrs Eugene Huskamp and Mrs Olgq Hus kamp. , { Mr and .Mrs Art Voigt spent Saturday with the Herman Voigts at Alden, Minn. On Sunday they went on to Rochester Where they visited with William Voigt and Mrs Bill Domeck at the St Mary hospital. Mr and Mrs James Meyer oj Mason City were weekend visitors in the- Emil Bierstedt home. Saturday night Mr Meyer was best man for the wedding of Chuck Raney and his bride at the Lutheran church in Estherville Chuck and James were classmates at Waldorf College. ... Announcement was made lo day by the local Salvation Army Unit Committee.which is headed :by Dr. W. W. -Jolley with J. Wallace Smith, treasurer, that the annual drive ' for local and state welfare needs, will get underway soon. / • Mrs Donald Root, Mrs Herman Norland, Mrs "Rudolph Tolsdorf and Mrs Hope Kuecker, • Palo Alto Co. Home ' Economist, attended the Family Life Conference at Ames on Tuesday and; Wednesday, a week ago. Mrs Ed Bruhn is visiting for a week with her sister, Mrs Joe' Thompson at Albuquerque, N M., and will also attend the Woman's Missionary Convention at Denver, Colo., of which she is a delegate of the Algona Circuit. Mrs Bruhn accompanied Mrs Hilbert Hantelman and her. parents, Mr and Mrs William Schmeewindt .of Minneapolis to Ne,w Mexico. They are spending a month's vacation in the western states. Mrs Sarah Weisbrod returned home, last Wednesday, evening after spending a week with the Bob Weisbrod ,at .Wood River/Ill. • Mr and Mrs Duane Pannkuk of Fort Dodge were last Saturday night and Sunday guests in the Eldon Duncan home. Mrs Tom Trenary • of Bur spent Thursday of last'week with her'sister Mrs Floyd Duncan. St. John's Ladies Aid will mee one week earlier than the usua meeting date.' The May meeting will be held Wednesday afternoon,' April 25th, due to the fact- thai the Aid Society will be serving the activity banquet on. Wednesday, May 2nd, the usual meeting date. • Mr and Mrs John Fuhr observed their Silver wedding anniversary Sunday, April 8th. Afternoon guests in the Fuhr home were Mr and Mrs Fred Mortenson and Kathy, Mr and Mrs Arnold Laabs and Diane and Mr and Mrs Gerald Gochenour and boys. Supper guests were Mr and •Mrs Arnold Laabs and Diane.'Mr and Mrs Gerald Gochenour and boys, Mr and Mrs Reinhold Laabs, Mr and Mrs Arnold Nielsen and Sherrie, Mrs Carrie Peitersen, Mrs Vernona Nielsen, Miss Amanda Schutt and Mr and Mrs Earl Peitersen. The Fenton Band mother s meeting will be held as originally scheduled on Wednesday, the 18th-tof April, The meeting date had been moved forward to Wednesday, April 11, but attendance was so small that it has been decided tp have the meeting again on Wednesday, the 18th. There will also be a recital following the meeting, which begins at 2:30. Smorgasbord Is Real Success - ' \ At Swea City Swea Ciiif — About 300 persons were served at the smorgasbord supper at Luther hall, Thursday night, according to Mrs Oscar Linde, Mission Aid president. • The hall looked very festive, with the tables "decorated in a spring motif, with pussy willows and tiny* birds. Swedish mats and napkins were used, and in one corner of the hall was a display of Scandinavian relics brought from the 'old country.' In the display were china, linens, 'dolls, >copper and other items. All officers, including the circle chairmen, served as committee, i - They'include Mrs Oscar Linde, Mission Aid president, Mrs Lawrence Hantelman, secretary, Mrs Art Kaltved vice president and Mrs Ole Kvamsdale treasurer Circle chairmen include Mesdames Roy Valvick, Merton Roalson, Reuben Holcomb, Art Anderson and Wallace Johnson. Mrs Cecil Thoreson, Mrs Martin Dah: and Mrs Harvey C. Larsen \yere appointed to the menu committee md Mrs Art Kalt,ved, Mrs Cliford Anderson and .Mrs Ole Kvamsflale were in charge of decorations. Proceeds from the supper will go into the general und of the Mission Aid, Attend Fajrewell Rev. and Mrs A. M. Youngquist attended the farewell service for Miss Melba Kittelson at East Chain Lutheran church, Thursday night. Miss Kittelson resigned her position as a junior high teacher in the Swea City school, recently and will again take up her work as a teacher in a Lutheran Mission in Bolivia, South America. Before going to the Mission field, she will go to Costa Rica, to study languages for a year. She will leave Chicago April 20, and on April 23 will fly from Miami, Fla. to Costa Rica. Her position as teacher in the Swea City school is being filled by Mrs Randall Webb. Farmer Resident Dies Mrs Selmer Uhr has received word of the death of Mrs Matilda Hilsten, 86. Mrs Hilsten died Tuesday at Denver, Colp. where she was living with a daughter. The funeral was held Saturday, April 14, at a Baptist church in Denver. . Mrs Hilsten will be remembered here as the mother of Ed Hilsten, now o California and a relative of the late Martin Nelson. She residcc in Swea City at one time and is the grandmother of Lee Hilsten o Los Angeles, Calif.; a" married granddaughter Marjorie, now liv ing in Brigham City, Utah, and Allan Hilsten of Bettendorf, la Mrs Hilsten was recovering from a broken hip sustained last fall and was learning to walk again Bancroft Foresters Hold Installation of Officers Bancrofi — The W.C.O.F. held installation of officers and inita- tion of officers Sunday afternoqn in St. John's Hall. Officers installed were Mrs Latnorit Jansen, Chief Ranger; Mrs P. X. Wilhelmi, Vice Chief Ranger; Mrs Walter Menke, Recording Secretary; Mrs C. M. Baker, Financial Secretary, Mrs Walter Deitering, Treasurer; Trustees, Veronica Rustemier, Helen Kramer, Sylvia Menke; Conductors, Esther Deitering, .Evelyn Weydert; Sentinels, Mary Helen Kramer, Mary Ann Coady; Juvenile Directors, Julia Heldorger and Dorothy Vaske. Rev. Father Adams acted as Master of Ceremonies for the program: an accordian selection by FENTON BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY GENERAL INSURANCE J. WALLACE SMITH Agent WEISBRQP implement Company JQHF PigRE QEA1HR . BU», Phone 3 8*f > Phent 60 HANTEIMAN BUILDING SiRVICI. Fir Building , Remodeling PH0NI 135 er 17 Pr, i. W.*Ruske PfNTISJ Offke Phon. 79 Residence 25 Fenton, Iowa HANTEIMAN'S GARAGE Auto ft Trqetor R«poiri FENTON, IA. Tho FRIENDIY TAVBBN Invite* You , AT FENTQN Ruth Hodgson To Head Drive Fenton — Miss Ruth Hodgson will have charge of memberships n the Kossuth Community Concert Association in Fenton and 3urt. Renewal memberships .will be available from April 20th through April 27th. Members will je entitled to attend at least three programs in Algona next winter^ one of which will be a perfor* nance by Alec Templeton, world famous pianist and entertainer,. In addition members of the Kossuth Association can attend programs put on by Community Concerts in other towns. Estherville and Emmetsburg are the closest towns having programs furnished through this organization. when she was stricken with pneumonia from which she died in a very few days. Vocal Music Concerl There will be •& spring vocal music concert at the Swea City high school auditorium Tuesday, April 17. There will be numbers by the girls glee club, girls trio, girls octet, girls sextet, boys quartet and mixed chorus. Nancy Weber and Janice Gabel will be the accompanists. There will also be solos by these who received first and second place ratings at the state music contest at Ventura. They include Ruth Pehrson, Janet Thoreson, Janice Gabel, Kenneth Seylar, Mary Kay Dolan, Nancy Weber, Dorothy Peterson, Judy Bravender and Nancy Johnson. Mrs Frank Smouse returned Wednesday from Holy Family hospital, Estherville, where she underwent major surgery. Mrs Rena Haglund will continue caring for the Smouse children during the time Mrs Smouse was hospitalized. ' Friends and relatives are invited to call at the home.of Mr and Mrs A. C. Pavik to help the couple celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary, Sunday, April 15, from 2 to S.p.m. The occasion is being sponsored by the Pavik children. \ v Mrs W. A. Stoutenberg left las week for a visit nt the home o her daughter, Mrs Mary Budlong at Titonka. Mrs Stoutenberg ha spent the winter at the home o her daughter and husband, M 'and Mrs Harold Jones. ..' Fred Bergfiren has returned from . an .Estherville hospita where he has been a pneumonia patient. Dilla'rd Bishop suffered a broken leg while doing chores at his farm Sunday. He was brought to Dr. Snyder's office where the fracture was set. CARD OF THANKS Your comforting expression of sympathy will always be held in grateful remembrance during the loss of our beloved husband and father. Mrs Herman Haack and family. . 16* Mrs James Laubenthal; a play by eighth grade students; a solo by Dickie Cogley; and a talk by Mrs Lamont Jansen. John McGuire, son of Mr and Mrs Charles, McGuire, who is stationed with the Air.. Force in Mississippi spent the weekend here and will then be transferred to Michigan.' Mr and Mrs B. H. Sudemier of Minneapolis spent a few days this week visiting with friends and relatives. Joan Fox, daughter of Mr and Mrs "Wilbur Fox, has been chosen to attend Girl's State which is sponsored by Bancroft American Legion Auxiliary. Also chosen as alternate was Donna Bergman.. Both girls are juniors in St. John's High School.-. Mr and Mrs William Quinn and Mr and Mrs Eugene Wolf spent the weekend at Minneapolis visiting with Eileen Quinn and attending the Ice Follies. The Choral Club of St. John's High School under the direction f Sister Mary Liseiux presented everal selections at the North- ast Deanery Music Festival held t Whittemore, Sunday, April 15. ipecial selections were given by he Girls and Boys Ensemble. Members of this group are: Senors — Deane Deitering, Betty ohnson, Darlene Simmons, Betty , Cogley, Richard Rahe, Patrick Sheridan, Thomas Williamson, Joel Vollmar, Thomas Garry, Delbert Lieurancc; Juniors — Alice Menke, Donna Bergman, Rita Antoinc, Carol Williamson, Geraldine Meyer, Marilyn Doyle, David Schiltz, Thomas Clark; Sophomores—Betty Menke, Jean Rahe; Freshman — Gail Elsbecker, Barbara DeGeeter and Carol Rustmemier. Mrs George Fangman and Mrs Rose Scholtes are patients! at Holy Family Hospital in Estherville under medical treatment. The first meeting of the Booster's Club was held in St. John's Gym Thursday night: Mrs Richard Chipman, president, Mrs Glen McCleisch, Vice president, Mrs Leo Nurre, secretary, and Thomas Garry, treasurer. This organization was organized in connection with the new band being organized at St. John's under the direction of Robert Griggs of Mason City. Notice of Annual Meeting The Annual Meeting of the members of the Fenton Co-Operative Elevator Co. will be held Wednesday, April 18, 1956, at 7:30 p.m. at the Fenton Community Center for the purpose of electing directors and to transact such business as may properly come before the meeting. There will be a program of entertainment and lunch will be served by the Band mothers of the Fenton School. ALFRED H. MEYERS • Exec. Secretary FENTON CO-OPERATIVE ELEVATOR CO. (15-16) McFALL & RUSCH PLUMBING - HEATING WIRING "We Sell, Install or Service" FURNACES, WEIL SYSTEMS, PLUMBING and ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES PHONE 120 or 111 FENTON Coming Ivenfs Wednesday, April 18 —Fenton Band Mothers, 2:30 p.m.; Annual meeting of Fenton Co : Op Ejev. Co. Thursday, April 19—Independence Mixers; Blakjer WMF; Ruth Circle o/ the WSCS. Friday, April 20 — Fcnton Township Homemakers; Sentral Music Concert at Fenton gyrrj. Wednesday, April 25 — Ellen Circle of the WSCS. — We Want It! OFFICIAL NOTICE NOW IS THE TIME TO CLEAN UP! The Town of Fenton would appreciate having you clean up any rubbish on your premises or in the alley. If you have a vacant lot j)legse clean it up also; dead grass and weeds are a fire hazard. Business men can cooperate by cleaning up behind their places of business, also. We all want a neat and clean town — you can halp, A FEW WORDS ABOUT THE CITY DUMP: Our town dump grounds are being pbusecj by who dump refuse anywhere, instead of at the proper back portion Pf the town dump. In two years it cost Fenton taxpayers $217.50 to keep pushing the refuse back. We have now put the dump ground in shape so that you can drive- to the egst end and hejve grayejed a strip te drive on, and the rest is covered with dirt so ypy will not cut ypur tires. Po NOT dump at the west • end; dump only at the east end. YOUR COOPERATION WILL BE APPRECIATED G R. KRAUSE Mayor of Fent9n \\ fftf *ll* \ Phillipsi FREE WASH JOB WITH EVERY OIL CHANGE & 5 GALS. GAS OR OVER Offer Good Thru Saturday, ApVil 21 ALSO... % PRICE ON PUROLATOR OIL FILTERS !! The Top Grade Filter! Example: Reg. Ford Filter is $1.87" SPECIAL PRICE 93c DON'S SERVICE CO. FENTON, IOWA (15-16) Be Our Guests! PAINT DAY 1 to 5 P.M. On WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25 \ Pratt & Lambert Paints on Display A Representative of Pratt & Lambert Will Be On Hand To Discuss Any of Your Paint Problems DOOR PRIZES and COFFEE and DOUGHNUTS We Cordially Invite You To Be Our Guests, And To Inspect Our Newly Remodeled, Dedecorated and Repainted Office In Fenton VIRUS W TIME PURCHASE PLAN Phone 8 BUILDING MATERIALS, PLANS & SERVICE FENTON, IOWA Gilbert Scribner Jr., Mgr.

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