The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 15, 1956 · Page 30
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 15, 1956
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6-Alflana (la.) Upper Des Molnes Tuesday, May 15, 1956 Ted Hutchison Honored With Order Of Coif Ted Hutchison, son of Mr. and Mrs T. C. Hutchison of Algona, was honored Friday at the State University of Iowa by being named to the Order of Coif, the highest award that can dome to an undergraduate law student. Ted will graduate from the law school June 1, and will then become an assistant to Judge Van Oesterhout of the Circuit Court of Appeals at St. Louis, Mo. Mr. and Mrs Hutchison were in Iowa City, Friday, where they attended the ceremony at which Order of Coif honors wore bestowed. Mr and Mrs C. B. Murtagh of Algona are grandparents of Ted. In 1920. L. E. Linnan, Algona attorney, received the same honor before graduation, and in 1928 the honor was also bestowed upon T. M.-Ingersoll, now an attorney at Cedar Rapids. Grant School To Graduate Eight Grant seniors began graduation activities Sunday, May 13, with baccalaureate services held at the school gymnasium, at 8 p.m. The Rev. B. Montag of Ledyard was the speaker of the evening. Thursday, May 17, at 8 p.m., commencement services are scheduled. Dr. Ralph E. Miller of the department of agriculture from St. Paul, Minn., is speaker. Miller, an associate professor at the University of Minnesota, has chosen "Reaching for the Ceiling" as his topic. Miller received his B. S. and M. S. degrees at Iowa State college, Ames and has done graduate work at the University of Minnesota in rural sociology and psychology. He is active on faculty committees dealing with counseling and advising students. He nas spoken before rural, educational and youth groups throughout the stale. There are eight graduates at Grant this year with Caroline Pedersen the valedictorian. Louise Farrow is Salutatorian and Arlene Richardson is president. Other class members are Ronnie Skaar, Arnold Klocke, Merlin Krosch, Bill Huskamp and Alvin Richardson. W. F. Brouver is superintendent of the Grant school. Swea Pioneers Compare Old And The New Two pioneers of Swea City were present at the open house of the Swea City Community School when 1,300 persons viewed the seven-room addition to the school. Ralph Walker, 86, and George Butterfield, 85, were present. They had been members of the board of education when the present main building was dedicated 40 years ago. Butterfield came to this community in 1892, the year the town was platted. He farmed in Harrison Township for 47 years and during that time he served on the rural school board and later in the Swea City district. He told of the town's first school held in the Cyrus Baker home. Mrs Baker taught the children of the town's pioneer families. In 1893 a school was built. It later was used for a city hall and is now the American Legion building. Walker came to Swea Township in j904. One of his daughters. Mrs James Montgomery, was a rural teacher before her marriage and his son, Ralph Walker Jr., is on the present board of education. Of the board of education of 1916, when the school district was consolidated, only Butterfield and Walker are living. The district at that time was expanded to take in 36 sections of land. Now it includes 72 sections. The $100,000 building was erected in 1916, a gymnasium added in 1937 and the new addition this year. The new section is part of a $279,000 bond issue. A three-acre tract of land on the west was purchased last year and added to the athletic field. This year's class of 27 will be graduated soon in comparison to the class of three, the first to be graduated from the Swea City school. They were John Haglund, Hattie Sparks and Mabe] Stone. Conservation Is Portland Farm Bureau Topic Portland Twp. — The Portland Township Farm Bureau met Wednesday evening, May 9, at the Mennet Trunkhill home. Jay Steven was program chairman. Mr Reidenger of the S.C.S. office at Algona was guest speaker. Slides were shown on soil erosion. Mrs Roger Scott was in charge of music, Joan Gifford of Burt sang two songs. Mrs Ray Fitch had the surprise number, at which time, Mrs Otto Reutzel Hi Jinks * * * * Devoted lo "Behind the Scenes" Hems From Algona High School* Student council books show* eel a total holding of $5 in the red, so staunch members formed a bottle brigade Saturday to bolster the treasury. Conclusion —You'll never get rich collecting pop bottles, * * * II was art exhibit time at AHS. and displays this year proved irresistible, particularly a tasty- looking cake in Mrs Kalar's portion of the exhibit. At Veisha this yea? there were the .usual assortment of... tired feet, several girls came Up 1 ivltti nicely sunburned shoulders and backs, and Loreiie Rupp left her posterity-recording camera in one of the stores at Ames. Aside from that, the consensus was that a bus is not the best place in the world to try to sleep. Portentous Signs Dept.—Annex again resounding with Pomp and Circumstance; all eyes on both calendar and clock, freshmen exuberantly, sophomores smugly, juniors impatiently, seniors nervously, and teachers expectantly; and seniors are polishing apples and blue suede shoes in preparation for the night of the twenty- fifth. _SS. LAKOTA CONSOLIDATED HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1956 Akij7/ Ann, i,u ft iv. -Juk-fu',!»'.it'' - • 1'icuiics by •„!,-«:">.. Vil-jr. T'irr.%. .J! Studios, De.s Moines Pictured here in a congratulatory salute by A. C. SCHISSEL ELEVATOR & FEED MILL LAKOTA, IOWA gave a reading. At the close ol the meeting lunch was served by the lunch committee, the Bernard Phelps, Bert Johnsons, George Larsons and J. P. Stevens. Social Club Met The Portland Social Club me! Thursday afternoon; May 10, at the home of Mrs Tony Jnndl Twelve members answered roll call. Mrs Ben Lampe became new member. Mrs Earl Miller oJ Algonn was a guest 'and Mrs Hugh Williams was in charge of the program. Mrs Franz Teeter and Mrs Earl Miller each won a prize. At the close of the meeting a lunch was served by the hostess. The next meeting will be a picnic supper Thursday evening, June 14, at the Portland Community Hall. Mr and Mrs Leo Clark and Charles Clark of Britt were Sunday dinner guests 'at the Ray Fitch home. Mrs Elizabeth Kennedy went to Fort Dodge Friday to visit her daughter and consult her doctor. She came home Sunday evening. Mr and Mrs Herbert Nelson went to Minneapolis Monday morning, where they met their son Arden, who arrived on a plane from Fort Lewis, Wash., where he has been stationed. He has a two week leave. Miss Yvonne Raw of Appleton, Minn, also came home with them to visit a few days. Mr and Mrs Ernest Pilcher of Guckeen, Minn, spent Tuesday afternoon visiting at his sister's, the Jay Stevens. Mr and Mrs Jim Steven of Bancroft visited at the . Jay Steven home Thursday evening. Arden Nelson and Miss Yvonne Raw left Friday for Appleton, Minn. Arden will . spend the weekend there and will also visit friends at Northwestern college in Minneapolis. Jay Steven had the misfortune of falling on the back door steps, breaking a rib. Mrs Lulu Ringsclorf of Burt sparit Sunday at the Donald Ringsdorf home. Alcatraz — Pen with a lifetime guarantee. Jupiter has 12 moons; 4 of them are almost as large as ours. Plan Nursing Home • Wesley—The Town Council unanimously approved of the proposed establishment of a rest home in the Mrs Dorothy Snook residence in the event that Mrs Daryl H. Hansen of Clear Lake completes pending transactions for purchase of the property. The Gayle Studer and Franklin Bode families now occupy the house. • LuVerne By Mrs. Fern Bigings Mrs Julius Studer of Corwith went to Rock Island, 111., Thursday to visit in the homes of her daughter, Mrs Howard Wille and family, and son, Henry J. Studer and family. A/1C Junior Hinz has arrived for a 30-day furlough with his wife and son, his parents, Mr and Mrs Herman Hinz, Myron and Ruth Ann. He spent the past year with armed forces in Greenland. Dr. Jack Harris, accompanied by Dr. Martin Van Patten and Dr. Lloyd Titsworth of Fort Dodge, left early Friday morning for a week's fishing in northern Minnesota. Mrs B. E. Martin and Mrs G. M. Will wore guests in Cedar Falls Saturday at a Mother's Day observance. Mrs Martin v/as a guest of Gwen Lehnus of Rolfe, fiance of her son, Larry, and Mrs Will, guest of her daughter Wanda Will. The LuVerne Cemetery Society met Thursday afternoon in the town hall with hostesses Mrs William Hoeppner, Mrs Henry Pergande, Mrs John Ruger, Mrs Emmett Knary, assisting Mrs Anna Blumer. : The Comrade Sunday School class and their families enjoyed ,a pot luck supper Thursday evening in the rooms of the Evangelical United Brethren church. The Evening Star Circle of the W.S.C.S. were guests in the home of Mrs Dale Zentner Thursday evening with 15 members present and one guest, Mrs Theodore Johnson, The friendly 500 tard club were ,guests Tuesday afternoon in the home of Mrs, Martha Schneider. Guests Were Mrd Henry Pergande and Mrs Anna Blumer. Mr and Mrs Alvin Weber entertained guests after commencement Monday evening in honor of the graduation of their son, LeRoy, Guests in the Mr and Mrs John Vbss, Jr., home Monday evening in honor of the graduation of their son, Keith, were Mr and Mrs John Voss, Sr., Algona, Mr and Mrs Herman Wise and daughters, Wesley, Mr. and Mrs William B, Murray and Mr and Mrs Robert Murray and children of Livermore. Fred Hinz, Lester H'inz, Mrs Martha Schneider and daughter, Mrs Eleanora Eustace visited relatives in the Lutheran hospital, Fort Dodge, Thursday eve- A/1C and Mrs Junior Hinz and son, Ronald visited her parents, Mr and Mrs Dale Miller and family, in Rodman Tuesday. Daryl Hewitt and daughter, Debra, of Oskaloosa visited his sister, Mrs Robert Bigings, and family Monday. Mrs Wayne Sorensen and Bruce of Cedar Rapids visited Monday and Tuesday in the home of Mr and Mrs Harold Sorenseh. Mrs Fred Hinz was taken to the Lutheran hospital Tuesday afternoon where she is under observation and treatment. . Mrs Charles Hinz entered the Lutheran hospital, .Fort Dodge for x-rayS and observation. Mr and Mrs Jack W. Baker returned Wednesday .from their honeymoon and left Friday for their home in Lamar, Colo. Mrs Baker is the former Barbara Meyer, daughter of Mr and Mrs Ernest Meyer. Mrs Kenneth Sorensen has resigned from her position she held in the Farmers State Bank since 1042, and has gone to Cedar Rapids to join Mr Sorensen who has a position there. Ex-Wesley Supt. Takes New Post Wesley — Mr and Mrs J. M. Kunz attended a farewell party for Supt. Irwin Edie at Rudd Sunday, May 6. Mr Edie has been head of- the Rudd School since leaving Wesley 27. years ago. He and his family will move to Glenville, Minn, next month. , . Mr Edie was superintendent in the Wesley public school in the late 20's and made many friends in this community. Mrs Kunz, the former Erma Ward, was' graduated in his first'class here and later taught for five years under his supervision in Rudd, No footing! Coccidiosis is real! Just ask any pouf« try ratser whose chicks tangled with coccidiosis. It's deadly. ButFELCO CHICK STARTER with SQ (with sulfaquinoxaline) helps control the •educes the death loss and practically eliminates runts. FELCO CHICK STARTER WITH SQ will help you house more birds from every 100 chicks started. And remember: Yoti_ shore in the cooperative savings. Stop in and see u* this week. Farmers Cooperative Elevator Co.. Swea Ciiy. West Bend Elevator Co.. West Bend. Burt Cooperative Elevator, Burt. Lone Rock Cooperative Elevator Co., Lone Rock Fenion Cooperative Elevator Co., Fenton. Whiltemore Cooperative Elevator, Whittemore. 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