The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 12, 1956 · Page 2
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2-AlQdno (la.) Upper Des MoinM Tuesday, June U, 1956 Susan Bentele To Wed David Dontje, June 24 Swea City—The engagemennt and approaching marriage of Susan Jane Bentele to David N. Dohtje, son of Mr and Mrs Frank Dontje, has been announced by Mr and Mrs Frank Bentele, parents of the bride-to-be. The wedding will take place Saturday, June 24, in Itnmamiel Lutheran church, Swea City. Miss Bentele is a 1956 graduate of the Swea City high school and her fianie was graduated from the same school in 1954. Tl^e couple will fann near Swea City. Plan Recreation Program Recreation for Swea City youth is high on the list of summer projects in Swea City. The Swea City Recreation Council, with the approval of the -board of education of the Swea City Community School district, plans to construct a double tennis court on the school grounds. The Council is to raise the money for surfacing the courts. Asphalt or concrete will be used for surfacing, depending on funds avail' able. Tentative plans call for a 'carwash'-on Saturday^ .June 10; by teen-agers as a Jiioiiey-raising project. A membership drive asking for $1 per family will be conducted, with the .hope that it Will facilitate forming of a perniiiiienl organization for youth activities. ' • Swimming at the Algona pool, including Red Cross instruction, is held on Monday and Wednesday mornings, with possibility of Friday being added. The cos't of 25 cents per day includes use of the pool and school bus transportation. Erling Rasmussen, school conch, is in charge of organized baseball each afternoon from Monday through Friday. There is softball for girls, and three teams of boys' baseball. To Red Cross Camp Janet Thoreson. daughter of Mr find Mrs Cecil Thoreson, will leave June 10 to attend a Junior Red Cross camp near Boone. She will be one of five Kossuth county young people who will attend the camp as a delegate from thr.ir school. June Johnson, of Swea City, Patricia O'Brien of St. Joseph, and Grace McCall of Algona are the other delegates from this county. First aid and public health are among the subjects taught at the camp. • Three Hospitalized Charles Ditsworth has been Shoe Store Best buys in town! pick from styles galore! Af iilN IN IIViNTffN you 99 ... ham cushioned ht el to toe! In softest »moorfiies . . . wsy io clean! Have a peck of 'ffl* to ppl with aV^istjs, tboris, travel clofhesl taker, to Holy Family hospital at Estherville for treatment. Also at Holy Family is Archer Briggs, who suffered two paralytic strokes early in the week. Mrs Buell 'Johnson, at the same hospital, continues in poor condition as the result of a stroke suffered last week. Mrs Iris Finn of the Gerled community has received word that her son Bernard, who lives near Rapid City, S. D.. has had a paralytic stroke and that he is hospitalized. His speech was affected for a time, but he is improving slowly. Bernard and his family lived at Gerled until 5 years ago, when they moved to Rapid City. * Mr and Mrs James Childs of Brigham City, Utah were to arrive June 9 for a weekend visit with Mrs Childs' aunt Mrs Selmar Uhr. Mrs Childs, the former Marjorie Hillston, was reared in this opnimunity, and since her marriage has been teaching in an Indian school. E. E. Lockhart, who replaces Murray Elmore as band instructor at the Swea City school, will give band instruction every Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the summer. Mr Lock- liarl will divide his time! between the Burt and Swea City schools. He has been instructor at Burt for the past year. The first summer band concert is set for Friday night, Jurtb 15, at Reynolds park. The band will participate in the North Iowa Band Festival at Mason City on June 12. Mr and Mrs Murray Elmore and family have moved to Guttenberg, Iowa, where he has accepted a position as 'music instructor in the school. Mr and Mrs Arvin Ditsworth l\ave left for San Diego, Calif., where he will report for further duty with the Navy. He recently completed boot training at Great Lakes training station. Mrs Ditsworth has been office receptionist for Dr. , R. F. Snydqr here. Rural Carriers Have Pot Luck At Lone Rock \ Lone Rock — The Kossuth county rural mail carriers enjoyed a pot luck supper Thursday evening at the Fred Genrich home, honoring Mr and Mrs Geo Thompson of Ledyard. Mi- Thompson is retiring , after 44 years as,a mail carrier. Guests' were Mr and Mrs Geo. Thompson, Lbttla Masin, Lu- Yerne,. Mrs'Rose; M.a«e Gelhaus, Ledyard, Mr- and Mrs Earl Jones, Gra'ettinger, Mr and Mrs Guy Giddings, LuVerne, Mrs Ella McDonald, Mr and Mrs Herb Hensley, Mr and Mrs Pat M'cGuiro, Mr and Mrs Lou Heifner, Mr and Mrs Carl Priebe, Earl Berg, Mr and Mrs Dick Berg, Mr and Mrs S. E. Straley, Mr "and Mrs Morris Givcns, Mr and Mrs Lloyd Schenck, Mr anci Mrs Free! Schroedcr, all rural carriers. Also attending wore Mr and Mis, Daryl Hanson, Kurt and Kath- erjne, of Fayettc. The following program was presented: Mr Fred Genrich gave a talk on Mr Thompson's active life us a rural carrier for 44 years; Daryl Hanson, a piano selection; Nancy Fischer sang "Heart 01 ruy Heart" and "I Want To Be Happy" accompanied by Margaret Fischer. S. E. Straley presented Mr and Mrs Thompson a purse. Helen Radig of Pasadena, Cal., Mr and Mrs Alex Radig of Fenton were Wednesday evening callers at the Gerald Radig home. Mr and Mrs Ben Essink, Mr and Mrs George Es.sink and family of Kanawha were guests Sunday evening at the Louis Seegebarth home. . Mr and Mrs Francis Foley returned to their home in Burlington Sunday alter visiting friends and relatives here. Eileen Lynch returned home with them for a visit. Mrs Bob Morris and son of Crandyille arc here visiting in the Willurd Thompson and Wayne Lynch homes. Mr and Mrs Adolph Pert! 0 Fenton were dinner guests Sunday at the Rose Kraft home. Supper guests included Mi- and Mrs James Walker and Charla Jo ot Algona. Mr and Mrs Francis Fuley ol Burlington called Monday even- I ing at the Frank Dreyer home. Tuesday overnite and Wednesday Mr and Mrs Fok-y and Mr and Mrs Frank Dreyer spent fishing at Spirit Lake. Mr and Mrs Dwuyne Dreyer ol Algona, Mi and Mrs Everett Dreyer and son Roger of Fen I on, called Sunday evening at the • Frank Dreyvr home. JVJr and Mrs Her.s.'icl Ilartnuin entertained the following guests last week in honor of their son, Gene's sixth birthday. Mr and Mrs Richard Sorenson and Mv and Mrs Oscar Aiulreasen ol Ringstod, Mr and Mrs Everett Hartman and John uf Fenton. Mr and Mrs Art Zumach and girls tiJid Mrs Bessie Ilartman. i Lone Ruck church SCM -vices will change' time ru-xt Sunday. Morning Worship at !) and Sunday school at 10. Saturday evening supper quests ;.tt the Owen Beihow home were Mr and Mis Raymond We.-Uin-; and iamily ot Burt, Mr and Mr": Otti. Wealing and Luverla ol Algona, Mr and Mr.-, Justin Anderson and Mrs Russell Ca.-- dorph and daughter ol Richmond, Mo. Sunday tlu-y all enjoyed a | picnic dinner at Hand's Pa'rk in Fairmont. Mi 'and Mrs-Kay Goodman anu girls' of Alii-.ii., • •.•/(.•,-;• Sui.d.-.y diunei gui:~t jt tiit- Keniii.-'.ii Richards home. Mr and Mrs Milo/ Bonebieak and family of Winnebago were dinner guests Wednesday at the Art Person home. Mr and Mrs Ed Hoppe and son, Roger, ot Fairmont were afternoon callers. Mrs Owen Berhow attended the extension council tour at Ames Monday. Mrs Berhow was representing Fenton township. Mr and Mrs Owen Berhow spent Tuesday with his mother, Mrs Alsie Berhow, at Albert City. Thursday, afternoon coffee guests at the Berhow home were Mr and Mrs Justin Anderson, Mrs Russell Casdorph and daughter of Richmond, Mo. Wednesday Mr and Mrs Berhow spent with her mother, Mrs W. M. Rotterman, at Elmore, Minn. Mr and Mrs Carl Rcinhart and family called Sunday evening at the Art Zumach home. Judy Collins of Livermore spent last week visiting at the Merwiri Marlovv home. Sunday her parents, Mr and Mrs Francis Collins, were dinner and supper guests at the Marlow home and Judv returned home with them. Mrs H. A. Holmgren spent Tuesday afternoon with her aunt, Mrs Frances Howe, at Rutland. Emanuel Ostrum was a dinner guest Sunday at the home of his daughter and family, Mr and Mrs Louie Berninghaus. Sunday afternoon the Berninghaus family visited the R. B. Berninghaus family at West Bend. Tuesday evening callers at the Lawrence GeiUena.uer home in honor of his birthday were Mr and Mrs Kenneth Bollinger and family, Mr and Mrs Otto Wichtendahl, Mr and Mrs Norman Finntstad and family, Mr and Mrs Rudy Hanover, Mr and .Mrs Delbert Geitzenauer and Mr and Mrs John Geitzenauer, all of Fenton, Mr and Mrs C. J. Stauder of Bancroft and Mr and Mrs Milton Geitzenaucjr of Algona. Kay Geitzenauer and Eileen Binzen were chosen to represent the Lone Rock Lively Rockets at 4-H camp at Clear Lake from Wednedsay till Friday. Mrs GtJorge Kissner, leader, will accompany them. The Idle Hour club met Thursday at the Kenneth Richards home with Mrs Fred Tigges assisting. Twenty-one members answered roll call. Mrs Ed Tig- gcs and Mrs Jim Cody Jr. had charge of the entertainment, which was Bingo. The, Annual family picnic will be held at Lincoln Park in Fairmont, June 24. Mr and-Mrs Carl Ewoldt of Algona called Sunday evening.at the John Behrends home. Mr and Mrs John McCain and family of Hasting, Neb. were supper guests and spent the evening Tuesday with Mr and Mrs LeRoy .Klepper and family. Thursday and Fri'day evening Mr alia Mrs Klepper •' attended the Septennial celebration at West Bend. ', , .*' Mr and Mrs- R. W. Williams of Estherville, Mr and Mrs Vernon' Johnson and family of Armstrong were Sunday evening supper guests of Mr and Mrs Leslie Johnson. Everett Householder was a dinner guest Sunday at the Woodrow Pctlil home. Sunday callers at the Clarence Householder home were Mr and Mrs Bill Householder and family of Fenton and Mrs Burt Olson. The annual Schullz reunion was held Sunday at the Frederick Scluiltz home with about 50 attending. Mr and Mrs Jess Blanchard and Mollic, Mr and Mrs Donald Blanchard and Donna, Mrs Maude Blanchard and Harlan Blanchard attended the graduating exercises at Mason City Thursday evening. Barbara Blanchard, daughter of Mr and Mrs Gordon Blanchard, was a member of the graduating class. Mrs Frank • Flaig, Mrs Roger Jensen and Mrs Carl Peterson spent Thursday at Mason City. Mrs Flaig received an eyu check up. Mr and Mrs Jack Marlow and family of Alburquerque, New Mexico are here visiting.his mother, Mrs Naomi Marlow, and other friends and relatives. Mr and Mrs E. A. Lee and family, Mr and Mrs Ronald Christenson and family were Thursday dinner guests at the A. A. Krueger home. Bernard Pettit attended a John Deere baler school at Emmels- burg Tuesday. Mrs Emil Person and son John spent overnight Tuesday and Wednesday at West Union at the home of her daughter and family, the Donald Nelsons. Sunday dinner guests at the Ralph Hammerstrom home were Mr and Mrs Lavernu Mamnier- strurn and family of Laurens, Mr and Mrs Emil Person and John. Patty Person and Phyllis O'Donnell are working in Mason City. Mr'and Mrs Carl Wolf and daughter, Marilyn of Scranton and Mr and Mrs Kenneth Wolf Des Moines visited Thursday at the Rev. C. E. Nyrcline home. Mrs E. M. Jensen, Jerry and David Johnson left lor ihuken- <nck, Minn. .^Tuesday. Mr and Mrs Daryl Hanson, Kurt aid Katherine left Friday for lelmond after a visit at the Fred Genrich home. Whittemore News •LAKOTA By Mrs Jfefry ' Alien Smith, son of Mr and Mrs Emory Smith, went to Des Moines Monday for his physical examination for entry into the navy. He will leave June 15 for Spirit Lake where he will .join more Iowa boys ,ahd all will be Sworn into the Iowa navy and •Special Hawkeye companies will be formed at Great Lakes. Allen's brother, Dick, is at present serving in (he navy in the east coast and their father served the same bnmch during World War II. Allen graduated from the local high school May 17. Mr and Mrs Vernon Smith are parents of a seven pound, 14 ounce boy who has been named Rodney Dean. The baby was bom at the Buffalo Center hospital May 28. Rev. and Mrs Wilbur Hassebroek and family of Des Moines. F. T. Lewis and Howard were dinner guests at Wilson Brack's Memorial Day. The Hugh and Lawrence Lewis families were afternoon guests. Mrs Novella Gbneo of Memphis, fenn. arrived last Thursday for a visit with he? mother, Mrs Mary Roller, Mfg Cuneo and Mrs Zoller are oh a motor sightseeing trip in northeast Iowa. Mr and Mrs John Greise attended the wedding of Caradene Koepke at Burt May 26. Cara- dene was borrt in Lakota when her parents were residents here. Mrs Ida Smith visited Mr and Mrs Albert Smith in Fort Dodge Wednesday. She accompanied Mrs W. E. Ley and Mrs H. D. Mussman, who went to Boone to spend the day with. Mrs Ed Buckels, daughter of Mrs Ley. Mrs Opal Wheeler arrived from St. Petersburg, Fla. last week to make an extended visit with her daughter, Mrs W. E, Ley. Lawrence Wolcott, his son-in- law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Naw and Miss Verna Cairns of Bricelyn, Minn. were. Memorial Day visitors. Mr and Mrs George Heetlahd attended Memorial Day services and were dinner guests at the Jerry Heetland home. Mike and Timothy Bbekelman of AlgoM visited ¥ u e s d a; through Thursday in .the Hussell Winter Home. , Thett mother, Mrs -Albert Boekelman, and Mrs Beria Boekelfihafl tame after them Thursday nifht. Mr and Mrs Russell TePaslte and boys visited the former's parents in Archer Sunday. 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