The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 22, 1956 · Page 18
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Lakota Teacher Honored With Farewell Party Lakola—Evelyn Bergeson, local second grade teacher for the past two years, was honored with a farewell party by her pupils Friday afternoon in the hot lunch room. The welcome was given by Susan Head, an original reading by Tamara Tegland, Clifford Groff, Michael Clapper, Steven Biersledt, Jackie Smidt and Linda Goeke. Monica Beemer presented Miss Berge.son with the gift, a table and Gene Allen Weringa gave her an autograph book containing all their signatures. Refreshments were served to seventeen mothers and the second grade children by the Mesdames Elton Head, Hugh Lewis and Art Bierstedt. Miss Hergeson is giving up teaching for the next year to stay home with her father, Roy Bergeson, and family. Mrs Bergeson passed away several months ago. Farm Meetings The members of Lincoln Township Farm Bureau were hosts to Ledyard. and Hebron Townships at their regular meeting at the Buffalo Center V. F. W. Hall Thursday evening. Steve TJaden is the president of the group. Mrs Louis Wingert was program chairman. A group presented a safety skit, and Mary Staudt. county home economist spoke on household equipment trends and styles. Ledyard Township homemakers met Friday afternoon with Mrs Elmer Paulsen and Mrs Arlowe Blome. Mary Staudt, county home economist, was a guest speaker and Ruthie Ploeger played a saxaphone solo accompanied on the piano by Marilyn Kramersmeier. Sixteen ladies were present. Kay Murray has arrived from Sacramento, Calif, to spend a month with her parents, Dr. and Mrs H. H. Murray. Mr and Mrs James Smith, Vernon Smith and daughters Shirley, Janet arid Marsha and the Devere Smith family of El more attend-, cd the wedding of Leon Theissen and Lila Wagner at East Chain, Sunday, May 6. Leon is the son of Mr and Mrs Pete Theissen of Dolliver and a nephew of Mrs James Smith. Shirley was a waitress at the reception. Mr and Mrs Emory Smith had as dinner guests Sunday Emory's sister and brother-in-law, Mr and Mrs Roy Farrington of Hardy, Mr and Mrs Herb Julius and Mrs Emma Smith. Mrs Guy Beemer and granddaughter, Monica Beemer, drove to Sioux City Friday to visit Billy Beemer who attends Morningside college and then visited Mrs Beemer's sister, Mrs Jules Ness at Elk Point, S. D. They returned Sunday. The Mesdames Harlan Kruse and W. D. Ley went to Sioux Falls, S. D. May 7 and Mrs Kruse was a guest of her twin sister, Mrs Gilbert Beenken, for theit birthday dinner. Mrs Elizabeth Schaper has returned from a visit with Mr and Mrs John Baldridge in Farmington, Ark. Mr and Mrs Jerry E. Ukena are in Iowa City where Jerry had major surgery at University hospital Wednesday. Mr and Mrs I. E. Wortman went to Iowa City Friday to visit them. Don Gangstee has been hospitalized for the past week in Buffalo Center with a recurrence of ulcers. He expects to come home this week but will be unable to carry on his farm for at least a month. George Greise is seriously ill in the Blue Earth hospital where he was taken the past week. He has made his home with his son John and family for many years. Mr and Mrs Ralph Dewey of Sac City are parents of a second son born Monday, May 7. He has been named James Paul and weighed 7 pounds. Mrs Dewey is the former Dorothy Ukena. Miriam Circle of the Presbyterian women were entertained at the H. H. Murray home May 3 with Mrs Burdette Hoeppncr We sell and recommend Weed and Brush Killers the low-cost way to a weed-free form FOR CORN AND GRASS PASTURES Why let weeds rob your corn and pastures of moisture and plant food? Stop these bandits with Swift's Gold Bear Biand Weed Killers. FOR FENCE ROWS, DITCH BANKS AND BRUSHY AREAS Unsightly and troublesome brush can be a thing of the past on your farm. Save hours of labor with Swift's Gold Bear Brand brush killers. See us for more information and reliable Swift's Gold Bear Brand Weed and Brush Killers. ROBINSON PRODUCE Wesley and Algona ... AND PAINT THEM AT THE SAME TIME! New NATURAL RUBBER FLORPLY is the most amazing iloor paint we have ever seen —it actually lasts TWICE as long. If you have floors that get really Iwd %vear, let us tt!l you the whole story of this exclusive natural rubber process .,, g product of; &CO. FIGHT BACK • • • ive: KELLEY LUMBER CO ALGONA — SEXTON — OTTOSEN BURT CO-OP ELEVATOR BURT THOMPSON YARDS BANCROFT co-hnstossps. Mrs Win. Wivtje* led devotions and the lesson was a talk on social education and action, presented by Mrs Jerry Heetland. Mrs Heetland repealed the same talk at the Mary Circle that evening at the home of Mrs Lage who was assisted by Mrs Robert Beemer. Mrs Wilson Brack gave the devotions using excerpts from a book written by Rev. Reuben Youngdahl. The Legion Auxiliary met Monday night with Fannie Schaumberg and Tressie Thompson hostesses. Mrs James Meuer presented a Pan-American program, explaining the purpose of the study, after which Allen Smith, enior from the high school, showed a very interesting color film of the beautiful country of Haiti. The Mesdames Mary Zoller. Idah Rippentrop, Etta OHh- off and Jerry Heetland attended county auxiliary meeting held in the Legion ballroom at Bancroft. Monday afternoon and reports of this meeting were given. Memorial Day plans and the Poppy sale was planned for Friday night and Saturday, May 26. Mrs Gus Potthoff was able to come home from the Buffalo Center hospital last week. She has improved from her recent stroke. The following Lincoln Township women joined other Kossuth County women at Algona early Tuesday morning and from there went by chartered bus to Dos Moines for a planned tour of the city. The Mesdames Ronald Heetland, Donald Clapper, Steve Tjaden, Otto Hertzke, Charles Hertzke, Maynard Hertzke, Ahrend Hans, Junior Poppe and Lyle Patterson. The Kindergarten and other lower grades have been hit by an epidemic of measles the past week. Mayor W. J. Leslie is a surgical patient at veterans hospital in Des Moines. During the past week Mf and Mrs Henry Mitchell have had as their guests Henry's mother, Mrs S. A. Mitchell of Blue Earth and sisters, Mrs Cynthia Rainey, of Oakland, Calif., Mrs William Goernt of Garner, Mrs M. J. Mattison, Blue Earth, Mrs Beulah Bishop of Spencer, and Mrs Edith Bonin of Iowa Falls. The visitor from California had not seen the others of her family for 30 years. Mr and Mrs Eldon Heetland and sons of Winnebago, Minn were Sunday guests of Mr and Mrs Donald Koppen. Mrs Robert Thompson and children returned home Sunday after a few days' visit with the Merril Thompson family in Charles City. Weekend visitors in the Dr. H H. Murray home were Mr and Mrs John Lundquist and daughter of Iowa City. Mr and Mrs A. C. Schissel were in Minneapolis May 6. The former's mother, Mrs J. P. Schissel was taken to the hospital. She is much better. Mrs Mary Zoller is staving with her brother William Hans in Rudd for several days, after the funeral of Mrs Hans. Mrs Thomas Thompson is visiting her son Merril and family in Charles City. Ravings OD by CHRIS REESE A LUlle of This, a Dili* of Thai; Nol Much of Anything It was one sunny day last week That I set out for friends to seek, That daily they suggestions give How best it was for me to live. The first I met then was Soup Briggs And he suggest I take up jigs, And when I met with Homer Clark He told me how my car to park, And when I talked with M. H. Fain He told me la ease toothache pain, And meeting up with Chas. B. Fox He said "Be sure to check on your car locks," And visiting with Herman Funk He said I never was a punk. And how to rightly quench my thirst was offered tea-wise by Gene Furst, Fred Geigel told me "Don't lose sleep, Be sure that daily hours you keep." And I was told by Alfred Grill To not forget that daily pill. And when I asked twelve Hansens (Dane) They told me to remain the same. It was suggested by George Hobbs That for my fuel I use cobs, And then 'twas offered by Gene Hood That this for fuel would do me good. And then suggested Ira Kohl that 1 should have new fishing pole And Harold Lampright said "Don't fail To pick up all your daily mail," And sure he's right for it is fun Until I get some doggone dun. And I was told by Beecher Lane That he thought me as always sane, And I was told by Casey Loss That maybe I should mouth-harp toss. And I was told by Tim O'Brien That as a Dane I'm doing fine, But then suggested Howard Platt "Take care that you don't get too fat." And this was offered by Wes Schultz That daily doctor count my pulse. And I was told then by Bill Steele That now I winter undies peal. So there you have it friend and friend, Suggestions how my life I spend. So to speak — —o— Secretary of State Melvin D. Synhprst predicts that the total vote in the June 4th primary will reach about 390,000 and he forecasts that the division will be 300,000 republican and 90,000 democratic. But I'm going to offer a prediction this year and that will be that we democrats are going to cast considerably over 100,000 this year, in fact I believe we're going to surprise the secretary quite considerably, so to speak. No, I'm not doing any betting this year because on account of four years ago I made a political bet of $5 and won and I'm not going to take any chances on losing. Yep, I'm still a democrat. —o— Well, spring has finally arrived and I have proof of it by virtue of the dandelions which have nppoarod hprc during 1hr> pa«t' few days. They are a sure sign of spring. And it would be fun to do some arithmaticing as to just how many of the yellow burls have appeared in Algona during the week. There are probably several million right in this town. And this year the dandelions seem to show a sort of preference just %vhere they grow because on account of I counted them in my residence lot and there were only 206 while in a neighboring lot in the same bl'u-k there seemed to be thousands — they were that thick. Maybe 1 don't live rig'.it hence the preference of dandelion blooms in other folks' lawns. And another indication of spring having finally arrived i.s the distinctive growth upward of the grass in lawns. It upped so fast that in many cases it had the appearance of hay. so to speak. But it begins to look now as if we have with us spring in earnest and shortly we'll be enjoying regular summer. —o— Last Tuesday, the 15th of May, was straw hat day and it begins to look as though I was the only Algona gent to observe and celebrate the day because on account of I wore my straw but I didn't see one single other straw worn by gents on that day. In fact I have only counted nine straw wearers since that day and maybe it's because gents don't have straws nor observe the straw day like they used to, so to speak. younger gonf T did >omr> and that was in the days when you had to know how to stretch a worm over a honk, and you hod to know just when to yank the pole and line in following the bobble and active doings of a cork on your fishing line. But that was in the old clays — fishing is different now-a-adays, so to speak. SWEA CITY Attend Funeral Mrs Albert Kesler of Radcliffe died last week after a lengthy illness-and was buried at Springfield, S. D. Charles Kesler of Swea City and his son Gail of Minneapolis attended the funeral services at Radcliffe. Tuesday, May 22, 1956 Algeria (fa.) Upper 0§l the graduating class at. South Dakota State College at Brookings, has signed a contract to coach football and assist with basketball and track coaching at Fulda. Minn. County Sends 2 P.E.O. Delegates Chapter BW, P.E.O. Sisterhood. Algona, will be one of 21 hostess chapters at tho 64th art-* nual Iowa P.E.O. convention, May 24-26, at Mason Cityi ! The following members of Chapter BW will participate in' the convention: Miss Beth Annis, Algona, delegate, and Mrs Ralph Weber of Bancroft, banquet decoration committee chair* man. IF IT'S NEWS — WE WANT If It was over the weekend that the fishing season made a flying start and many local nimrods took on with their fish searching and from reports there wore plenty of many good hauls. No, I'm not a fisherman, dumb as all get-out about the finny tribe, but I sure love their meats, so to speak. I can tell whether or not a fish is a whale by the size of it, but as for knowing the difference between a bullhead and a pike, I'm just that dumb. In the old days when I was a Parents of Twins Capt. and Mrs Harold Fischer became the parents of twins, a son and a daughter, May 1, at an Ames hospital. They have been named Katharine and Kurt. Capt. Fischer, double-jet ace who was liberated last year after more than two years in a Chinese Communist prison camp, is a student at Iowa State College and Mr and Mrs Harold E. Fischer of Swea City are the twins' grandparents. Ex-Swea Cilyan Dies Gust Nissen, one time Swea City butcher, died Tuesday at a Webster City hospital after a long illness. Mr Nissen was a brother of Mrs Nick Looft, former Swea City woman. The Nissen family lived in the Lu- Verne - Goldfield - Renwick area for many years, and the late Gust Nissen had owned meat markets in Swea City, LuVerne and Renwick. Several years ago he started a packing plant at Webster City and had continued in that enterprise until his health failed. Coach In Minnesota Darwin Deim, a member ot for big-league thirsts—the real thirst quencher* Nothing does ft /ike Seven-Up! NEED EXTRA CORN FUNK'S CONSISTENTLY GOOD - YEAR AFTER YEAR Ask For Any Amount — Or Any Number — We Have It Available G-75A, G-16A, G-33A G-30A, G-22, G-23 Also ISO TOX For Seed Treatment MAGNUS RAHM ...... ALGONA VINCENT EISENBACHER . WESLEY DOUGLAS MECHLER ... TITONKA Q. A. BJUSTROM BURT BLAINE SAXTON .... LONE ROCK LAWRENCE AAUELLER ... FENTON BOBDALL OTTOSEN WALTER FALB WEST BEND A. H. ERPELDING BODE ELMER KUBLY CORWITH 17-36 4-H Rally Day At Swea May 26 Plans for Kossuth county 4-11 Girl's Rally Day are nearinu completion. Over 500 4-H girls, mothers and guests are expected to take part in a full day's activities centered around 4-H p.iiTs dun work. This meeting will be held May 26, Saturday, at Swea City high school, beginning at 9:U<> a.m. Highlights for the day include the annual business meeting at which time county 4-H girl's officers will be elected, an Interna tional Farm Youth Exchange speaker, selections from the 4-H county chorus, initiation of an honorary 4-H member and the installation of the new officers. Lewiston, Idaho was named foi Meriwether Lewis of the exploring team of Lewis and Clark. •By Indtptndtnt Igberqiery !«*. Buick SUPER 6-Pa»enger 4-Door RMw* When it puns, you reign Art Metal •xtcutive Posture Chair • Posture supporting back relaxes when you want lu relax. "Tili-Aciion" seal, lees you lean back with your feet comfortably on the floor. Frame of welded tubular con- ftruction, heat-treated for Strength—anodizcd for permanent finish. See it and try it today ! tot Iht Finest In Butincii Equip- »*nl , . . Leek lo Art Mtlgl I Y ou CAN hardly hear its whispered might —but man, you sure can feel it. 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