Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 22, 1971 · Page 9
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Monday, March 22, 1971
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Snowbirds At Wesley Back From South WESLEY - Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Ricke returned March 14 from a trip to Pensacola, Fla. where they visited Mr. and Mrs. A. J. (Eleanor Thissen) Soppe, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Thissen and Dr. R. J. Thissen, who was hospitalized in poor health. The Goetz's left Feb. 25, spent two days in Morris, m. with their son, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Ricke and Dawn, and with a daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Frideres, Shelley and Shane in Wilmington, 111. They stopped there again on their way home. Mrs. Mary Weber returned Sunday from a three-week visit with her daughter, Margaret Jean, and family, the Calvin Meineckes at Jamaica. Mr. and Mrs. Meinecke and Mrs. Weber spent a week in Dallas, Tex. as house guests of Mr. Meinecke's sister and family, the Richard Shaws. Enroute home they called on friends in Kansas City, Mo. and on relatives in Creston and Aft on. Mrs. Meinecke graduated March 1 from a year's training at the Boone College of Nursing following part-time training at Mary Greeley Hospital in Ames. She is a licensed practical nurse. She and their son, Steven, brought Mrs. Weber home Sunday. - o - EIGHTH GRADE PLAYS The Corwith-Wesley eighth grade class will present three plays, "Ghost for Rent", "Wildcat Willie", "The Bearded Lady" and "Beep-Beep! Clang Clang! Zoop-OopADoop". These plays will be given at 8 p.m. Monday, March 22, in the Corwith auditorium and in the Wesley gym Tuesday, March 23. - o Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Becker are grandparents for the^first time when a daughter was corn to Mr. and Mrs. James D. Sires, Heidelberg, Germany, at 12:14 a.m. Monday, March 15. The infant has been named Deanna Jo. Mr. and Mrs. Becker will be god-parents by proxy at-the baptism. The new mother is the former Mary Jo Becker, oldest daughter, of the Beckers. Mrs. "TUelma: Sires, • Algona, is the paternal grandmother. Mr. and Mrs. James Sires are on a three-year tour of duty with the Army in Germany, having been there since January, 1970. PRAIRIE NEIGHBORS The Prairie Neighbors Club women entertained their husbands Saturday evening with a 7 o'clock dinner in Al's Gold Room. Following the dinner "500" was played. Ray Steven and Merlin Studer wbn high and second high for the men. Herman Wise was the low score prize winner. Maud Studer and Marie Lickteig were high scorers for the women and Mrs. Clarence Aitcheson, low. Ray Steven received the travel prize. - o - IMPLEMENT ANNIVERSARY John Bauer, the International Harvester Implement dealer in Wesley, observed his 25th anniversary Friday and Saturday. He treated his many customers and friends to a lunch each day. The prizes given were won by Gary Priebe, Algona, an I.H.C. jacket; Alvin Becker, Wesley, a spot light; Ray Steven, Wesley, two canned hams; John Rietma, Jr., Kanawha, an I.H.C. cap; and Richard Frideres, LuVerne, an oil filter. - o Friday overnight guests of Rev. and Mrs. Will Moritz were Mr. and Mrs. Roger Gottry, Mountain Lake, Minn. Mr. Gottry is music director of a high school. They were enroute to Ames. Saturday overnight guests at the Moritz home were their two daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Gottry and Mrs. Douglas Delin and son, Minneapolis, Minn. Mrs. R. Jongewaard, Maynard Swanson and Rev. Will Moritz attended the last of the six weeks' Teachers Training Institute at the Britt Evangelical Free Church Monday evening. Churches from " Wesley, Upper Flat, Clear Lake and Britt took part in the Institute which was taught by pastors for teachers and workers. Mr. and Mrs. Loren Lease and four daughters, Clear Lake, were Sunday guests in his parental L.L. Lease home to help Grandpa celebrate his birthday. Mrs. Herman Bode, Mrs. Cliff Anfinson, Mrs. Ray Steven and Mrs. L. L. Lease attended an all-day cancer meeting at Van's Cafe, Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Phil Danlin, Park Rapids, Minn., visited relatives and friends here the fore part of the week. They were enroute home from Texas where they had spent the winter months with their daughter and other relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Daye Williams and children, Rochelle, HI., were March 7 weekend guests in her parental Bernard Schrauth home. Other guests included Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Byrne and family, Moorland; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bormann, Bode; Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Schrauth, Jr. and family, Emmetsburg; and Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Lickteig and family, Wesley. The Dave Williams family also visited his father, Dan Williams, and wife at Britt. Mark, Mary and Virginia Muehe spent the March 7 weekend with their brother, Tony Muehe, and wife in Brookings, S.D. The Prairie Neighbors will meet with Mrs. Louis Lickteig Tuesday, March 23. Mrs. Albert Lickteig will be the assistant hostess. Mrs. Albert Lickteig will give the lesson on "Sewing Easy with Knits." Mr. and Mrs. George Hirner and Lucille and Mrs. Jim Walker were in Emmetsburg Saturday where they viewed the St. Patrick's Day parade and visited Mrs. Charlene Hirner and daughters. Sunday guests in the Lester Larson home in honor of his birthday were his two brothers, Obed and Orville Larson, Clarion, and two sisters, Mrs. Supplying your ever-growing need for electricity is a big job. It takes miles and miles of expensive wire. It takes poles . . . transformers . . * office space ... typewriters ... trucks ... adding machines ... and other necessary equipment. 1 But, most of all it takes people. It takes people with the know-how to use the equipment. People qualified to make important decisions. It takes people who are trained to act quickly and efficiently when a job needs to be done. > The next time you snap a switch, or set a dial, that puts electricity to work, remember the people who are on the job for you. oeope Algona Municipal Utilities Carrie Anderson, Clarion, and Mrs. Elma Lyng, Rock Rapids. Anna Flom and her sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Swanson, went to Boone Sunday where they visited Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Paulson, residents at the Evangelical Free Church home. Mr. Paulson was in a hospital as he had pneumonia. The Paulsons sent greetings to their many relatives and friends here. Mrs. George Wellik and sons, Neal, Sidney and Donovan, Charles City, spent Wednesday of last week in her parental R.C. Bauer home. Other guests that afternoon were two daughters, Mrs. Will Hrubes and Mrs. Bernadett Pfeffer and family of Wesley and Wilma Hrubes of Algona. Mrs. Wellick brought a decorated cake in observance of the Feb. 19 birthday of Mrs. Hrubes and the March 15 birthday of Mrs. Pfeffer. Mrs. John Muehe reports that several robins were seen in their yard the fore part of last week. Today (Monday) seems like they were very pre-mature. Auxiliary At Ottosen Honors Legion Birthday OTTOSEN - The American Legion Auxiliary entertained the Legion at a birthday party Sunday night at the Legion building. Thirty persons attended, including the county commander, Leon Terwilliger, and the county Auxiliary president, Mrs. LeonTer- williger of Bode. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kinseth had high scores. Olvin Haug had low scores for men and Mrs. Terwilliger low for women. Victor Meyer had travel. A pot-luck lunch was enjoyed, which included a lovely birthday cake, trimmed with a golden eagle. - o PAINT BUILDING A group of Commercial Club members gathered Saturday afternoon to begin painting the interior of the building. The ceiling is being painted chartreuse and the sides olive. Martin Meyer brought lunch for the coffee break. - o LUTHERAN WOMEN MEET The American Lutheran church women met Wednesday afternoon with Mrs ^'Howard'-Thompson' as i the hostessl'MrS. rtaymonfl 1 Bor-' kowski was the lesson leader, the lesson being, "The Ministry Fosters Unity notDivisiveness." The Lutheran Church women will serve the annual elevator supper April 14. - o BIRTHDAYS OBSERVED Mr. and Mrs. Mike Frohling and family were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Me Collough of Eagle Grove. They celebrated Camille McCollough's and Susie Boie's birthdays. - o - CLUB MEETS The Maple Lawn Good Will Club met Tuesday afternoon with Mrs. Max Janssen. Mrs. Jirn Faltinson was co-hostess. - o- RETURNS HOME Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Borkowski and Pat went to Ft. Dodge to the airport Friday night to meet her brother and sister-in- law, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Me Cormack of Rutland. They had spent five weeks at Mesa, Ariz., with a sick sister-in-law, who passed away. Because of the heavy fog they were unable to land at Ft. Dodge and finally Bonnie Becker To Attend Business School SUPPER GUESTS Mr. and Mrs. James Banwart were Friday supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Banwart of Lake Mills. The three James Banwart children were overnight guests of their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Silas Banwart of West Bend. - o - 24TH ANNIVERSARY Mr. and Mrs. James Fowler and family were Wednesday night visitors of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Wilson of West Bend. They celebrated the Wilson's 24th wedding anniversary and Mrs. Wilson's birthday. - o - BIRTHDAY OBSERVED Mr. and Mrs. Henry Olson were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Underberg of Ft. Dodge. They celebrated Mrs. Olson's birthday. Other dinner guests were Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Anderson and family of Webster City. Paul Watnem, Greg and Philip of Klemme were Sunday night visitors of the Percy Watnems. Miss Melba Fox was a Wednesday night visitor at the Fahey Gress home. - o - CARD PARTY Mr. and Mrs. Homer Betz attended the Maple Lawn club card party at the Gary Wolf home at Bode Sunday night. - o- Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Johnson and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Jacobson attended the Girls basketball tournament atDesMoines Friday night. - o - SUPPER AND CARDS Mr. and Mrs. James Fowler entertained at a Saturday night supper card party. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. John Larson of Hardy, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Brodale and Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Helvick. - o Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Zeman were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Zeman of Dakota City. Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Johnson and sons were Sunday afternoon and supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Johnson of Moorland. Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Bratland and family were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Long. Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Hanson of Humboldt and Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Struthers of Kansas City were Saturday afternoon visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Struthers. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Hoffman of Ogden were Saturday afternoon visitors of the Gerald Hoffmans. Mr. and Mrs. Verne Trickel of Fairmont, Minn., were Sunday afternoon and lunch guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Pentico. Improving After Scaffold Fall Kenneth Friedrich, 19-year- old son of the Melvin Friedrichs of Algona, is reported to be slowly improving at Iowa City, following a fall from a scaffold last week when he was critically injured. He received a severe concussion and shoulder injuries Kossuth County Advance — 9 Monday, March 22, 1971 in the fall, while working on a building at Forest City. He was taken to a Mason City hospital and transferred to Iowa City where his parents had been with him. They have now -"returned home to be with their family here, as Kenneth has regained consciousness and was resting normally. 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Hwy. 169 South, on the Hilltop BONNIE BECKER ill Bonnie Jean Becker, daughter* or tyfi? and Mrs 1 . 1 Wilfred Becke*of Wesley, la., has tie en accep'tetf^ for the summer term of Spencer 1 School of Business, Spencer, la.' She will be enrolled in the General Secretarial Course. Bonnie is a senior at Garrigan High School, Algona. She was active in JCL, Pep Club, Chorus, the school paper, 4-H, and National Honor Society in high school. landed in Des Moines. They arrived in Ft. Dodge by chartered bus early in the morning. - o Mr. and Mrs. Merle Halsrud visited Mr. andMrs. Verne Smith of Bradgate Sunday afternoon. Rev. and Mrs. Gerhardt Gosnell and family visited Mrs. Clara Solberg and Oliver Christiansen Friday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Tofte- berg and Christopher of Eagle Grove visited Mrs. Nora Anderson Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Eleanor Mayberry of West Bend was a Monday afternoon caller at the home of Miss Naomi Struthers. 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