The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 17, 1956 · Page 39
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 17, 1956
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MM. Aftfiftff MALVMSOM April 17,1956 Published By The Opp»f Oil Molrt*i Publishing Co., Algorta, Iowa Sentral Schools Conceit In Fenton Gym, April 20 F*nton—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 director. Senior Class Play The Fenton Senior Class play, •Running Wild' has been postponed until Tuesday, April 24th,-at 8 p.m. in the Fenton gymnasium. Mi 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 Norms Larsen. Honorable mention goes to Ardyth Drone, Pamela Weisbrod, Sharon Hantelman, Glennis Finnestad, Joyce Voigt, Wayne Gross, Beth Newel and Gene Lieb. In Junior High, highest honors went to Judy Juhl, Judy Saxton and Diane Helland; 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. Becklcy with Mrs Lester Weisbrod as co-hostess. The Club voted to give $3 to the Caftcer fund drive. Mrs Paul Eigler. and Mts Florence Behne had charge of the program. Mrs Gene Mansaget gave an interesting ahd informative talk on 'Art Instruction* and showed some of her oxvn 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 Arid 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 wefe: Ervin Borchardt, president; Robert Berkeland, vice president; and Mrs Dale Weisbrod, secretary-treasurer. FENTON THEATRE Sun. Men. Wed. April 22 - 23 - 25 S* SET MORE OUT OF POULTRY CM IX HOMER MATTHIESEN PTA members voted to buy a small Jungle-Gum for the< playground, the purchasing funds to be taken from the PTA treasury. Refreshments were served by Mrn 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 Mrs 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. Depew Fellowship The Depew Fellowship -circle met Thursday 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 at the circle were Mrs Charles Nelson, Mrs Ed Mitchell and Mrs Duane Habeger. FENTON — PHONE 141 THOMAS FUNERAL CHAPEl Fenton, Iowa Experienced EmbalmeVs and Funeral Directors Reliable 24 Hour Ambulance Service Funerals May Be Referred To Us With Confidence Phono FENTON 23 RINGSTED 21001 21006 20216 Guests At Wallingford Mrs William DcWall and Mrs Albert Mitchell were guests at a circle meeting at the home o.l 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. the absence of Mrs Ed Bruh'n. $5 was sent to the Mental Health Institute at Mount ' Pleasant. Plans were discussed for the annual plant sale to be held this year Friday and Saturday, May 25-26. Mrs Mans Baago gave a report on Child Welfare. The May meeting will be with Mrs Don Steiftberger. The Mabel circle of the WSCS fnel Thursday with Mrs Carrie Voigt with Mrs Ray Zwiefel co- hostess. Mrs Fred Mortehson was in charge of the devotions and Mrs Freelove Weisbrod pfe- senteo 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 'Olga Huskamp. 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 of 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 today by the local Salvation Army Unit Committee which is headed by Dr. A#. 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 New 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'' family at Wood River. 111. Mr and Mrs Duane Pannkuk of Fort Dodge were last Saturday night and Sunday guests in the Eldon Duncan home. Mrs Tom Trenary of Burl spent Thursday of last<week with her sister Mrs Floyd Duncan. St. John's Ladies Aid will meel one week earlier than the usual meeting date. The May meeting will be held Wednesday afternoon, April 25th, due to the fact that 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 Sundrfy, 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 Smorgasbord Is Real Success At Swea City Bancroft Foresters Hold Installation of Officers CUy — 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 ift 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. 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 Dahl and Mrs Harvey C. Larsen were appointed to the menu committee and Mrs Art Kaltved, Mrs Clifford Anderson and Mrs Ole Kvamsdale were in charge of decorations. Proceeds from the supper will go into the general fund of the Mission Aid. Attend Farewell 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 portion 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. Bancroft — the W.C.O.F. held installation of officers and inita- tion of officers Sunday afternoon in St. John's Hall. Officers installed were Mrs Lamont Jansen, Chief Ranger; Mrs F. 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 Bettering, 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 Hostesses At Bridge Mrs W. R. Wolfe and Mrs J. F. Beckley entertained at seven tables of bridge at .a Dessert luncheon in the J. F. Bcckley residence Saturday a f t e r n o o n 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 Waite underwent eye surgery about 10 days ago at ;i Duluth, Minn, hospital. She has 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 FENTON BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY 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 Fenlon Band mother's meeting will b,c held as originally .scheduled on Wednesday,' the 18th of April. The meeting date had been moved forward to Wednesday, April II, but attendance was so small that it has been deckled to have the meeting again on Wednesday, the 18th. There will also be a recital following the meeting, which begins at 2:30. GENERAL INSURANCE J. WALLACE SMITH Agent WEISBROD Implement Company JOHN DEERE DEALER Bu». Phone 3 R»»- Phone HANTELMAN BUILDING SERVICE For Building - Remodeling PHONE U5 or 17 Dr r E. W. Ru*ke DENTIST Office Phone 79 Residence 25 Fenton, Iowa HANTELMAN'S GARAGE Auto t Tractor Eepatri FfNTON, IA. The FRIENDLY TAVERN Invites You AT FENTON .Ruth Hodgson To Head Drive Fenton — Miss Ruth Hodgson will have charge of memberships in the Kossuth Community Concert Association in Fenton and Hurt. Renewal memberships will be available from April 20th through April 27th. Members will be entitled to attend at least three programs in Algona next winter, one of which will be a performance by Alee Templetun, world famous pianist and onlertainer. In addition members ol 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. Coming Events Wednesday, April It; —Fenton Band Mothers. 2:30 p.m., Annual meeting of Fenton Co-Op Elev Co. Thursday, April 19—Independence Mixers; Blakjer WMF: Ruth Circle of the WSCS. Friday, April 20 — Fenton Township Homemakers; Sentral Music Concert at Fen ton ;4yiu. Wednesday. April 25 - Ellen Circle of the WSCS. Ii H's News — We Want It! Farmer Resident Dies Mrs Selmer Uhr has received word of the death of Mrs Matilda Hilsten, 86. Mrs Hilsten died Tuesday at Denver, Colo., 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 of California and a relative of the late Martin Nelson. She resided in Swea City at one time and is the grandmother of Lee Hilsten of Los Angeles, Calil.; a married granddaughter Marjoric, now living 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, when she was stricken with pneumonia from which she died in a very few days. Vocal Music Concert There will be a 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 Bravcnder 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. PavikUo help the couple celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary, Sunday, April 15, from 2 to 5 p.m. The occasion is being sponsored by the Pavik children. Mrs W. A. Stoutenberg left lasl week for a visit at the home ol her daughter. Mrs Mary Budlong at Titonka. Mrs Stoutenberg has spent the winter at the home ol her daughter and husband, Mi and Mrs Harold Jones. Fred Bcrggren has returned from an Estherville hospital where he has been a pneumonia patient. Dillard 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 Lalibentha); 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 rligh School under the direction of Sifter Mary Liseiux presented several selections at the Northeast Deanery Music Festival held at Whittbmore, Sunday, April 15. Special selections were given by ,he Girls and Boys Ensemble. Members of this group are: Senors — Deane Deitering, Betty Johnson, Darlene Simmons, Betty Cogley, Richard Rahc. Patrick Sheridan. Thomas Williamson, Joel Vollrnar, Thomas Garry, Delbert Lieurance; Juniors — Alice Menke, Donna Bergman, Rita Antoine, 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 Scholtos are patients at Holy Family Hospital in Esther* villo under medical treatment. The first meeting of the Booster's Club was hold in St. John's Gym Thursday night: Mrs Richard Chipman, president, Mrs Glen McCleisch, vice president, Mrs Leo Nurre, secretary, and ThomnS 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 Mnsofl 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. «t 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, WELL SYSTEMS, PLUMBING and ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES PHONE 120 or 111 FENTON 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 please 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 abused by folks who dump refuse anywhere, instead of at the proper back portion of 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 east end and have graveled a strip to drive dn, and the rest is covered with dirt so you will not cut your tire*. Do NOT dump at the west end; dump only at the east end. YOUR COOPERATION WILL BE APPRECIATED C R. KRAUSE Mayor of Fent9n FREE WASH JOB WITH EVERY OIL CHANGE & 5 GALS. GAS OR OVER Offer Good Thru Saturday, April 21 ALSO...% PRICE OM PUROLATOR OIL FILTERS !!! The Top Grade Filter! Example: Reg. Ford Filter is $1.87 SPECIAL PRICE 93c DON'S SERVICE CO. FENTON, IOWA (13-16) Be Our Guests! PAINT DAY OPEN HOUSE 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 FREE! 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 PURCHASt PI AN Phone 8 BUHDING MATIRIAIS, PLANS & SERVICE* FENTON, IOWA Gilbert Scribner Jr., Mgr. I

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