The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 12, 1956 · Page 13
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 12, 1956
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fenton-Whittemore Pair Wed April 15 In Hawaii Mr and Mrs Franklin D.'Rusch, who were married April 15 in Our Redeemer Lutheran church at Honolulu, Hawaii, are shown cutting their wedding cake in the above photo. The new Mrs Rusch is the former Patty Ann Beckley, daughter of Mr and Mrs J. F. Beckley, Fenton, and Mr Rusch is"the son of Mr and Mrs Art Rusch, Whittemore. The bride wore a white .ballerina length gown of nylon net and lace over taffeta. The bodice vyas decorated with small rhinestones and pearls and was topped with a lace jacket. Her finger-tip veil of nylon net fell from a cap decorated with pearls and a small ruffled crown. She carried a bouquet of white carnations with two orchids in the center. Mrs Raymond Jones was matron of honor, Larry Neathery was best man and William Kelse-y and Raymond Jones seated the guests. A reception was held following the ceremony in the home" of Mr and Mrs Raymond Jones. As is the custom in Hawaii, the newlyweds were presented with orchid leis from the guests. Mr Rusch is an automotive mechanic in a service company at Schofielcl barracks, and has been stationed in Hawaii since April, 1955. Mothers Guests At Seneca 4-H Party, June 5 Seneca—The Seneca Stars 4-H Club held their Mothers Tea tit the home of Sharon Dorsey, Tuesday evening, June 5. As each guest arrived she was presented with a hankie and flower corsage by her daughter. Kathryn Johannesen, club president, presided at n short business meeting after which a short program was given. Kathryn Johannesen welcomed the mothers and guests after which Luis Wilberg gave an illustrated talk on the beauty oi n a t u r o. Kathryn Johannesen demonstrated how to finish a •vooden bowl. Jeanne England talked on proper floor coverings for ones home and Marilyn Johannesen closed the program with a poem, A Tribute To Mother. Dainty refreshments were then served buffet style. The group are sending Sharon Dorsey and Marcia Hartshorn to •I-II Camp at Clear Lake this week. They also made plans for a bake sale which will be held at the Armstrong City Library on Monday evening, June 18. Guests enjoying the courtesy were Mrs Fred Johannesen, Mrs Lyle England, Mrs Lawrence Johannesen and Mrs Wm. Dorsey who are also club leaders, Mrs Martin Wilberg and Mrs Elmer Hanisch, Seneca Sparklers leaders; Mrs Caleb Hartshorn, Mrs Alfred Petersen, Mrs Chris Larson and Mrs Henry Looft. Church Birlhday Parly For big-league thirsts—the real thirst quenchen The Blakjer WMF "held its annual Birthday Party and Cradle Roll program at the church parlors, Thursday afternoon, June 7. Hostesses included Mesdames Martin Wilberg, John Johannesen, Olaf Oftedahl and Herman Geilenfeld. The program opened with a hymn after which the Rev. Bh)ckhus conducted devotions. Sharon Krausc played a piano solo and Evelyn Cherland gave a reading. A skit, The Family Altar, was presented by Mesdames Sig Logo, Olc Pedersen, Otto Wilberg, Harold Gronhovd and Henry Looft. Carol Johannesen read a poem after which the group joined in a hymnn. The birthday offering was then received, each guest contributing a penny for each year of her age. Mrs Martin Wilberg, Cradle Roll Secretary presented the Cradle Roll program. It consisted of a hymn sing, vocal solo, "Our Cradle Roll," by Lois Wilberg; Welcome by Mrs Martin Wilberg, poem, "My Opportunity", Mrs Herman Geile'nfeld: and a Cradle Roll skit which was presented by Mrs John Johannesen, Janet Geilenfeld and Lois Wilberg. The program closed with the Lord's Prayer, after which Mrs Odey Cherland presented ;i gift to Rev. and Mrs Blockhus' baby daughter. The guests were then invited to the basement where the tables were set for the Cradle Roll members, the Mothers, and for the remainder of the guests. Fenton News Mr and Mrs W. B. Schmidlke were Sunday guests in the William Hantelman home. Susan, who has spent the past two weeks with her grandparents, returned home. Mr and Mrs Bob Hudson and daughter Dixie of Des Moines were Sunday guests in the parental Gilbert Scribner home. Dixie is spending this week with her grandparents. Billy Scribner, who is attendinng school in Des Moines also spent the weekend with his parents. Ricky Shaw, son of Mr and Mrs Donald Shaw was a patient in University Hospital in Iowa City from May 30 to June 6. Peggy. Voigt. had. the. misfortune to break her right arm while playing last Thursday evening. The fracture is just above the wrist. Mrs Olga Huskamp who ha:i been hospitalized at the Holy Family Hospital, returned to her home this past week. Mrs H. C. Lindsey, who has been hospitalized at the Holy Family Hospital for the past week returned home Sunday. Guests in the Lindsey .home Sunday were Lola .-Lbidsey imd,.Mrs Grace Yacky'of Omaha, Kathleen Kitchen of Carroll, la., Mr and Mrs Henry Stedman and family of Sioux City, Mr and Mrs Eddie Lindsey and family of Marshal! and Mr and Mrs Dick Berry of Fairmont. Mr and Mrs L. J. Weisbrod observed their 53th wedding anniversary Sunday. Afternoon guests in their home were Mr and Mrs Kern Elrick and family of Jefferson, Mrs E. L. Vaux ol Davenport. Mr and Mr.-- Alfred Meyers and Mr and Mrs Bob Weisbrod and children. Ifiwfan f/otfi/ng does /t Seven-i/pf Coming Events Thursday, June H -- Dcpc'v. Fellowship Circle; FrkHidly Nui- ghbor Club. Monday, June 18 — Community Club. ON THE YEAR-AHEAD CAR NEW 1956 CHRYSLER WINDSOR V-8 FOR AS LITTLE AS TiiAT'S LESS THAN A FULLY EQUIPPED LOW-PRICE CAR Here's what you get for your $2699 AiM>l;mc--t!, in. 1 V-<; Hutu IK'.- \y-Uiil.v Ci! li.ith Kilt /r Picnic Reunion, Fenton, By Descendants of Pioneers Fenton — Descendants of five brothers and a sister, all born in Kossuth County and all now deceased, met in a picnic reunion in the Fenton park, Sunday. The brothers were Emil and Ernest Dreyer of Charles* City, Iowa; Will, Louis, and Herman Dreyer, and their sister Mary, Mrs Frank C. Newel, all of Fenton. Representing the Emil Dreyer branch was his daughter, Mrs Henry Hoeft and his granddaughter Laurnetta Hobert of Charles City; Ernest's two daughters were present: Mrs Harry Miller of Charles City and Mrs Jesse Gram of Cedar Falls. Mrs Minnie Dreyer, the widow of Will, as well as his daughter, Mrs Art Krause; his son, Everett; grandsons, Robert Krause, Dar- rcll and Roger Dreyer; granddaughter, Mrs Larry Alt; and greatgrandchildren: Lee, Kim and Kae Dreyer; Kathryn and Marilyn Alt; Bobby and Anne Krause are all from Fenton. Mrs Clayton Ditsworth and her daughters, Kathryn and Mary Ellen of Fenton, are descendants of the late Mrs Frank Newel. Mrs Elsie Dreyer, widow of Louis, was present with her son Harold; Her son Ray and his four children. Ray Jr., Patricia, Rot bert, and Richard, all of Fenton. The only living daughter of Herman Dreyer, Mrs Reuben Luedtke. and his grandchildren •Tohn Luedtke and Mary Alice Rossiter, all of Fenton, also attended. About 50 persons were present including Henry Hoeft, Harry Miller, Harrold Hobert, Mrs Emil Voelke, Mr and Mrs Ernest Voelker, Mr and Mrs Lloyd Knott and sons Dennis and Lyle, all of Charles City: Jesse Gram of Cedar Falls; Mrs Everett Dreyer, Mrs Darrell Dreyer, Mrs Ray Dreyer, Lurry Alt, Clayton Ditsworth, Art Krause, Reuben Luedtke, all of Fenton. Cody. Red Osborn, Lloyd Berkland, Bellinger, Wichtendahl, Albert SchwarzenbacYi, and Hain- Honored At Shower Mr and Mrs Gerald Beaver (Le- Ann Olsen) were honored at a shower Sunday evening at the Blakjer Lutheran church. Mrs Odey Cherland was in charge of the program which opened with singing the hymn 'O Happy Home, Where Thou Art Loved.' Scripture reading and prayer was given by Rev. Harlan Blochkus. Mrs Otto Wilberg and Mrs Linus Jensen sang a duct 'Take Time to Be Holy.' A playlet, 'Bless This House' was presented by Carol Johannesen Marlys Bratrud, Barbara Halverson and Dorothy Oftedahl. Raymond Wilberg sang a solo 'Tenderly He Watches'. The prograrr closed with the group singing 'Blest Be The Tie That Binds' followed by the Lord's Prayei and singing the Table Grace. Mr and Mrs Beaver were presented with gifts of money. W.S.C.S. Program Mrs Clarence Underwood was in charge of the program at the meeting of the W.S.C.S. June 7 at the Fenton Methodist church. A medley of hymns played by Mrs Clarence Osborn set the mood for the theme of the afternoon, 'Our Community and the World.' A skit, 'How About the World?' was given by Mrs Arlo Ranney Mrs Don Weisbrod, and Mrs Herschel Hartman. A talk by Mrs Underwood on 'Fellowship, Our Problem,' was followed by a skit on the United Nations, called 'Don't Be Fooled' and given by Mrs Rex Wolfe and Mrs Frank McFall. Mrs Charles Lovejoy reported on the International Farm Youth Exchange. Mrs Ray Zwiefel secretary of youth work, read a letter recently received uy Kev. Callahan from a youth in India who is supported by the local' Meihodist Y o u t h Fellowship group. Dunns tin. 1 business meeting conducted by the president, Mrs Dun Wcisbrod, the society voted to make available a magazine called 'Listen'. Mrs Lester Wcis- brod reported on the annual meeting ot the North Iowa Conference ot the W.S.C.S. held Muy 11 at Waterloo. Circle chairmen, Mrs Earl Luf'km, Mrs Clarence Yager, Mrs Fred Brown and Mrs Si'ldon Sirak-y, read their lists of member:-- aii'.l tin- society voted that tin 1 circle s bo known by the first names of their chairman. Mrs Gaylord Johnson reported 2000 points credit earned i>y -"- cio'.y members through rending ,,pp:ovrd bunks and oihc.T literature and attending study courses. Six recommendations by the i-x-.'e'itive -board won- approved. iiii-luiini;4 ''in' to buy shades for the primary room of the Sunda\ .idi.'i)l so mat the room may he darkened fur showing .slide.-, or film strips. .Mrs Charles Luvc.juy iva.- named delegate to the .sebum of mission-; on the Cornell C"lit •'-;.• campus. June 25-^i). Tin president named Mrs Clarence .-u'buLjas! card chairman lu; June. Mis Kti Keiiners for July. Mis Eugene Huskamp display- id asphalt and vinyl plastic till Dein.i considered as floor covering lor tlu- kitchen and dining room. llo.-t! s-ies se.vir.g at this iiRMl- in,_; v,e:e Me.-dames Lester vVeis- brc.i. Fred Brown, C 1 i f f o rd lJuUj.'!a.i and l j .iul Hudson. Form Softball League A numb.') o! sultball teain.- i:;.\v ln-en o: ^ani/ed and yauu 1 :- :,:iVe been scheduled lor TlU'S- ci.iv and Thursday evening:- at tiii' !• ie.i i > diamond. The gamo a;-.' .-ei'.fiiiiled to at i.! p.u. '; ••.-.•i!i: i'A t' ;_;.iir.L'.- played each eve- ; Iniant Baptized Karen Marie, daughter of Mr and Mrs Melvin Berkland, was baptized Sunday June 3 in St. John's Lutheran church at Depew. The Rev. Harold Norheim officiated at the services and sponsors were Mr and Mrs Paul Zuir.ach and Mr and Mrs Art Cody. St. John's Aid Mel St. John's Ladies Aid met Wednesday June 6 with hostesses Mrs Everett Dreyer, Mrs Ida Mueller and Miss Lizzie Meyer. Mrs Frank Seely and Mrs Calvin Vaudt reported on the Mis- sionury Rally held recently at Burt. Twelve local members attended the Rally. Mrs W. H. Friedrich reported on the good used clothing that was recently sent to the State Hospital at Cherokee. Discussion was held on the LWML Convention to be held at Okobo.ji July 31 to Aug. 2nd. Delegates elected' to attend the convention are Mrs Adolph Peril and Mrs John Struecker. Alternates are Mrs William Hantelman and Mrs W. H. Friedrich. The next aid meeting will be held one week earlier then the usual meeting date. Members are asked to note that this will be June 27. 3rd Thursday of each month The July meeting will be a potluck picnic at the P^enlon park. 36 Take F-B Tour A group of 36 ladies attended the Farm Bureau Tour at Des Moines Tuesday of last week.- Fenton Township Homemakers attending from this vicinity were Mesdames Clarence Yager, Herschal Hartman, Lloyd Berkland, Ray Laabs, Victor Dreyer, Milford Mitchell, Ervin Borchard, and Paul Voigt. The bus tour included the following places of interest, Farm Bureau office, Cerebral Palsy Center, Luncheon at Younker Tea, with a style show; tour of Colonial Baking Company, Vocation rehabilitation Center, The Art Center and tea at the Governors Mansion with Mrs Hoegh. The group dined at Bishop's Cafeteria in the evening before returning home'. Enjoy Picnic Mr and Mrs Webber Yager, Mr and Mrs Charles Osborn and Mr and Mrs Clarence Yager and boys attended a Farm Service Company picnic at Soper Park in Emmetsburg, Wednesday evening of last week. Legion Auxiliary The Legion Auxiliary met Friday afternoon June 8 in the home of Mrs Charles Newel with 12 members in attendance. The Auxiliary sent one-half dozen neckties for the hospital Carnival. Five dollars was sent to the Mental Hospital at Independence. The following officers were elected for the coming year: president, Mrs Martin Ohm; vice president, Mrs Ferdie Mueller; Secretary, Mrs John Waite; treasurer, Mrs Charles Newel; Sgt. at Arms, Mrs Don Steinberger; Chaplain, Mrs Elmer Gricnert; Historian, Mrs Hans Baago; Executive Board, Mesdames Rex Wolfe, Merle Voigt and Ed Bruhn. The July meeting will be held in the home of Mrs Dale Weisbrod. Tuesday, June 12, 1956 Algona (la.) Upper Des Moines—5 Circle Election The Helen Circle of the WSCS met Friday June 8 with Mrs Arlo Ranney and M\s Bcttie Ranney. Mrs Clarence Yager is chairman of the Circle. Other officers elected were Mrs Arlo Ranney, vice chairman; Mrs E. J. Frank, secretary; Mrs W. W. Jolley, treasurer. Roll call was answered by 1<! members. At the business meeting, Mrs Ed Schlci was appointed to assist Mrs Paul Hudson, the card chairman with the selling of cards for the society. Mrs W. R. Wolfe was appointed Spiritual Life chairman for the circle. Mrs Bessie Hartman is Circle Card chairman. Mrs Alfred Meyers, the program chairman, outlined the years work for the circle . An interesting letter was read from Anna Marie Mitchell who has been in Japan the past .six years. She will be home July 1st. Mrs Jessie Newel was in charge of the devotions. For the lesson, Mrs Arlo Ranney and Mrs Alfred Meyers presented a skit entitled, 'Woman's Society of Christian Service-—A Garden Spot.' The Helen Circle will meet the Marilyn Jentz arrived home last Thursday from Ames and has spent a week visiting her parents, Mr and Mrs George Jentz, before leaving this Wednesday for Estes Park, Colo., where she and a girl friend will be employed for the summer months. Marilyn has completed her Junior year at Iowa Slate, where she is majoring in clothing and textiles in Home Economics. Miss Edna Hantelman of Dubuque has been visiting with relatives at Fenton for the past week. She has been a house 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 RINGSTED 21001 21006 20216 FENTON BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY GENERAL INSURANCE J. WALLACE SMITH Agent WEISBROO Implement Company JOHN DEERE DEALER Buv Phone 3 Res. Phone 60 HANTELMAN BUILDING SERVICE For Building - Remodeling PHONE 125 or 17 Dr. E. W. Ruske DENTIST Office Phone 79 Residence 25 Fenton, Iowa HANTELMAN'S GARAGE Auto & Tractor Repairs FENTON, IA. The FRIENDLY TAVERN Invites You AT FENTON Kt.-vuliitiL>\ Xt ,'. Bi ,iKk .s I Anhiam < 'ii:, ln<li-])l.!.(J. :i! l-'ii: KILL; F!i i u I.- U'iiiii-,1 ..-hi •.-. 11 L. i • l;iUH-|ii'l..,l SlKlUil:-. I'll,;.: !.>.•:•.'. i Pluu the grtdlcr comforl. luxury and prcsligt- oi a Iruly iinu car! J. & L. MOTORS 600 Diagonal Phone 595 •(.( ', » v - * FATHER likes best ARE IN FENTON AT STOEBER HARDWARE FATHER'S DAY SUNDAY, JUNE 17 guest of Mr and Mrs Ed Bruhn. Mr and Mrs E. C. Weisbrod went to Sioux Falls. S. D. Sunday of last week. Joe Munch returned to Fenton with them ana will spent several weeks here. Mr and Mrs Don Weisbrod accompanied them as far as Lester, la. where they visited with the Mut?o Denkcrs. Building-Repairing Remodeling FARM WORK A SPECIALTY "No Job Too Big, No Job Too Small — With 28 Years of Building Experience" Hantelman Building Service You're Invited .... QUAD COUNTY JOHN DEERE HAY DAY Saturday, June 16, 9 a.m. AT LEO SORENSEN FARM 2 Miles East and Vt Mile South of Ringsted COME SEE THE JOHN DEERE HAY MAKING EQUIPMENT IN OPERATION! WEISBROD IMPLEMENT FENTON, IOWA It's Time For WEED KILLER AND DDT You'll Find Both of Them Here In Whatever Quantity You Need "AN OUNCE OF PREVENTION IS WORTH A POUND OF CURE" FENTON CO-OP ELEVATOR "Where You Trade With Yourself" ...for all your needs We're ready at all times to help every member oi this community with loans for all needs, savings plans and i.ll bank services. May we assist you too, soon? Savings Are Important For Your Future! And, important to local progress! This helps us make loans to responsible borrowers, building soundly in this community for ycur future ! It's Good Business To Pay Bills By Bank Check Your cancelled check for payment—whether for business or household bills — is your permanent recepit. 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