Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 10, 1971 · Page 14
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j "I see by the { Advance..." ¥"' I — NEWS BRIEFS FROM AROUND ALGONA — HEADSTART MOTHERS and former members held their last meeting of the year at a coffee at the home of Mrs. Max Bartholomew last Wednesday. Mrs. Don Nettleton was guest speaker, and spoke on Ecology, which was followed by a very good discussion. The group will discontinue their meetings for the summer months. LEAGUE OF WOMEN Voters will have a joint meeting tonight (Monday) at 8 p.m. intheKossuth County Court House. Guests who will speak are Kossuth County Supt. of Schools, Paul Stuart and William Shoenhair of Bancroft, Chairman of the County Board of Education. ALGONA COUNTRY Club Women met Wednesday for luncheon and bridge. Winners were Maude Kohlhaas, Florence Bjustrom and Lois Harms. In the future the group will meet on Thursdays at 12:30 noon, instead of Wednesdays. Mary Corrine Smith is hostess for May 13. Reservations should be in by Wednesday noon each week. MR. AND MRS. Q. A. Bjustrom returned home a week ago Sunday evening after spending ten days in the home of their daughter, Jeanette, the Jon Petersons at Crystal Lake, 111., where they cared for their grandchildren while the Petersons were on a trip to London, England. Mr. Peterson had the trip as Top Salesman for 1970 with his company. They were also awarded a trip to Hawaii in early March in a similar sales promotion contest for a six month period. At that time his parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Peterson of Burlington cared for the grandchildren. Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Mitchell of Antioch, 111. visited the Bjustroms at Crystal Lake. Mr. Mitchell is a brother of Mrs. Bjustrom. A MAY BREAKFAST for the members of the Four Corners Mothers and Daughters Club will be held Thursday morning, May 13, at 9:30 at the home of Marilyn Bjustrom. Roll Call will be an artificial corsage exchange. Darlene Walker and Janice Lindhorst are in charge of the program. THE DAR will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Johnson House. Mrs. Frank Rittgers, Regent of the Mary Brewster Chapter of DAR at Humboldt, will be guest speaker and tell the Highlights of the Continental Congress. There will be election and installation of officers and following the meeting, memorial marker services will be conducted by the Algona Chapter Regent at the cemetery for deceased members, Abby Tjaden and Margaret Janse. MRS. DENNISDUSEKofWich- ita, Kans., will receive her Master of Education degree during commencement exercises of Wichita state University on Sunday, May 16, at Henry Levitt Arena. Mrs. Dusek is the former Judy Pickett, daughter of former Algonans Mr. and Mrs. Russell Pickett now of Ankeny. She graduated from the Algona High School in 1958 and is the mother of two daughters and a son. She is an Educational Psychology major. Mr. Dusek is an instrumental music instructor in the Wichita School System. MRS. ADRIAN STERLING was honored recently on her birthday. Coming from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Miller, Dubuque; Karl Miller, Milford and Sterling Lundell, her grandson of Ankeny. Guests at the Sterling home last week were Mrs. Sterling's sisters, Mrs. Frank Hughes, Fort Collins, Colo.; Mrs. Maude Buckles, Webster City and Olive Batemen, also of Webster City and her niece, Mrs. Frank Robertson of Mountain Home, Idaho. MRS. CLARA Walker returned Wednesday from a visit with her son David and family in Dubuque, la. The Walker's are the parents of a boy, Christopher David, born Sunday April 25th. They also have q. daughter, Monica Ann, seven years old. Maternal grandparents are the Allen Seymour's, Dubuque. SFC AND MRS. Robert Waldera, with their sons, Romie, 2, and Hobie, 3, have been guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. G. WaJdera for the past week. Robert came recently from Vietnam where he had been for a year, his second tour of duty there. They will leave Tuesday and soon go to Augsburg, Germany for three years. This is also the second tour in Germany during the 15 years Robert has been in the service. On Sunday, Mother's Day, the entire Waldera family was together for the first time in 11 years. Capt. Tom Waldera flew in Thursday night from Fort Benning, Ga., to spend the weekend with his family. Tom, too, has spent time in Vietnam and has completed 15 years in the service. The Waldera's other two sons, Dick and Ron, have been in the service and Ron was in Vietnam during that time. Other guests on Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Art Nelson of St. Paul, sister and brother-in-law of Romie Waldera, Sr. Ottosen Man Home From Puerto Rico OTTOSEN - C.T.A. 3 Dwayne Haug, his wife and son Todd Olvin, arrived home from Puerto Rico, Sunday night. They will visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Michehl of Fort Dodge until June 14 when they will leave for San Diego, Calif, where he will be stationed. -o- GUEST DAY The American Lutheran church women met Wednesday night for a Mother's Day guest night. Guests were from the Trinity Lutheran church at Rutland, the Presbyterian church and individual guests. Mrs. Raymond Borkowski announced the program. Mrs. Richard Kinseth played the prelude. Mrs. Raymond Loos, president, gave the welcome. Devotions were by Pastor Gerhardt Gosnell. "Faith of our Mothers", "Oh for a closer walk with God" and "Oh God our help in Ages Past" were sung. Miss Miriam Mackintosh of Livermore gave a reading,"The Sound of Silence". Vickie King also gave a reading "The Children of God". These readings had been taken to contest earlier. Mrs. Gosnell and Mrs. Peter Oppedahl sang two duets, "Whispering Hope" and "May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You".They were accompanied by Mrs. Richard Kinseth. Mrs. Ivan Evenson read several poems, about little girls, little boys, advice to mothers and a prayer for mothers. A delicious lunch was served in the church parlors. Each table was adorned with a styro- foam head covered with a wig on which perched a lovely spring hat. The nut cups were covered with colorful hats of print material. Eighty-six persons attended. -o- Mrs. Percy Watnem returned home from Iowa Methodist hospital, Des Moines, Monday. She had been a surgical patient. Mrs. H, D. Benson, postmaster, entered Mercy Hospital at Fort Dodge Monday, where she is a medical patient. Mrs. Edward Zinnel is a medical patient at the Palo Alto County Memorial hospital at Emmetsburg since Tuesday, Floyd Worster of Emmetsburg was a Thursday dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Enockson. Mrs. W. H. Wehrspann, who lives at Sunset Knoll in Aurelia, Iowa, will celebrate her 94th birthday May 16. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Meyer and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Wehr- spann attended the Algona Zone Spring Rally of the Lutheran Laymen's League at St. Paul's of Whittemore Sunday night. A 6:30 supper was served. Dr. Gary Van Gelder of Ames spoke on "Genesis and our 1971 Environment". Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Jacobson and family and Mrs. Donald Larson enjoyed a pot luck dinner Sunday at the home of Mrs. Marvin Lamb of Livermore. Other guests were Mrs. Lucille Gronbach and Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Gronbach and four children of Livermore. Thursday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Jacobson were Mr. and Mrs. Earl Firkins of Plover and Floyd Worster of Emmetsburg. 14 - Kossuth County Advance Monday, May 10, 1971 Grade School Spring Concert Mr. and Mrs. Chester Alme visited from Friday until Monday with their daughter the Roger Madsens of Sheffield. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Hofius visited Mr. and Mrs. Knut Oppedahl of Humboldt Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mertz of Algona were Sunday visitors at the Clem Ludwig home. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Coyle visited Mrs. Lela Heiter of Livermore Friday. Mrs. Albert Claude and Mrs. Don Gunderson of Clarion were Friday visitors at the Tom Bennett home. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Benjamin of Bradgate visited Mrs. Earl Olson Sunday. Miss Margaret Holt and Mrs. Fred Arndt of Humboldt attended a meeting at Mason City Tuesday. They also called at the Paul Espinosa home. Mrs. Roy Telford accompanied them as far as Garner where she was a dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. Berent Berge. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Manguson of Garvin, Minn., were Saturday overnight guests of Mrs. Essie Cooper. Other Sunday afternoon callers were Mr. and Mrs. Archie McDaniel of Ankeny and Mr. and Mrs. Bert Watkins of Ames. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Johnson of Boone were Friday overnight guests of Mrs. Loran Daniel. Guests this week at the Edward Zinnel home were Ronald Oppedahl of Bode, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Krause and family of LuVerne, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Hofius, Joye Wehrspann, Mrs. Louis Jacobson, Patty, Bonnie, Brenda, Carrie and Becky. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Whipple and family of Britt were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Bennett. Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Majorowicz of Rolfe visited Mr. and Mrs. Henry Olson Sunday night. Fourth and fifth grade students from two Algona grade schools, Bertha Godfrey and Lucia Wallace, performed in concert last Wednesday afternoon and night at Lucia Wallace. The program combined musical and vocal presentations by the students, including several solos and small group portions of songs. Mrs. Richard Mawdsley directed the concert, with the help of the six teachers in the two grades. (Algona Pub. Co. photo) Saturday night supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Merle Halsrud were Mr. and Mrs. Jim Halsrud of Des Moines, Doug Klass of Fort Dodge and Mr. and Mrs. Mike Smith of Gilmore City. Mr. and Mrs. Archie Struthers of North Liberty, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Struthers of Algona, and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Thorsen were Saturday night supper guests of Mrs. W. E. Hundertmark of West Bend. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Wehr- spann were Saturday supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Allan of Eagle Grove. Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Helvick of Bradgate, Mr. andMrs. James Fowler and Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Brodale attended a card party Saturday at the John Larson home at Hardy. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bakken visited her uncle, Leo Flaherty of Rolfe at Mercy Hospital, Ft. Dodge, Wednesday. Weekend guests of the Ralph Jacobsons were Kathy Jacobson, Jackie Copeland and Debbie Niles who all attend Buena vista College at Storm Lake and Jackie Jacobson and Denise Olson who attend the Iowa Methodist School of Nursing in Des Moines. Mrs. Arnold Brodale accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Howard Dodd of Humboldt to Des Moines Sunday. They visited Mr. and Mrs. Howard Boals. Mrs. Brodale also visited Mrs. Frank Crotts of Des Moines. H. B. Adams at the Grohaven Nursing home. Mr. and Mrs. Senus Isebrand visited several patients at the Mason City hospitals from Titonka. Enroute home theyvisited Menno Fuls, a patient at the Hancock County hospital in Britt. and also with the residents atthe Britt Nursing Home. Mrs. Nick Heesch and Melbourne Heesch,Mrs. Lena Meyer, Corwith, Mr, and Mrs. Reinhard Dirksen, Amanda Heesch, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Hilton and girls, Des Moines, Mrs. Ann Swyter vistited with Nick Heesch at the Britt Nursing Home on Sunday. Fraternity Prexy Tom Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Jones, Algona, has been elected president of Kappa Sigma social fraternity at Iowa State University. He is a junior in industrial engineering. Dr. J. Walker, Ex-Wesleyan, To Brandon U Dr. James Lee Walker, son of James L. Walker of Wesley, has accepted an academic position at Brandon University, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. Dr. Walker received his Ph. D. in neur- ophysiology from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks in August, 1970 and has been employed as an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University for the past year. During this time he has been teaching developmental psychology and actively involved research at the Ireland Memorial Cancer Research Institute in Grand Forks. The major focus of his research has been the relation of brain functions to behavior. His research program on how the brain codes sound has resulted in findings published in several scientific journals and presented at scientific meetings. Results from a recent study in this area will be presented at the Neuroscience Society meeting to be held in Washington, D. C. in October. Dr. Edward Halas, of the University of North Dakota, and Dr. Walker are planning to co-author a book presenting and discussing their findings in the study of audition. Dr. Halas currently has one of only six laboratories In the world using multiple-unit neuronal recording techniques to monitor the activity of the brain. Their research has provided information which may someday help solve problems such as tone deafness, mental retardation, and mental illness. Dr. Walker is also interested in the effects of early childhood experiences and over-population on behavior and will conduct research in these areas at Brandon University. Mrs. Walker is currently finishing the requirements for her Ph. D. in clinical psychology from the University of North Dakota. After completing a year of special training in child clinical psychology at the University of North Carolina Medical Center in C 4>el Hill, N. C. she will join Dr. Walker in Brandon where she will be employed as a clinical psychologist. Her major area of competence includes helping parents and teachers effectively treat behavioral and emotional disturbances in children. BODE By Mrs. Ronald Olson Guests last weekend at the Harold Richardson home were their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Brian Richardson of Indianapolis, Ind. Saturday evening guests were Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Heckathorn and daughters of Greenville and Mr. and Mrs. David Richardson and sons of Rossie. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Richardson and family of Havelock were Sunday guests at their parents home. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Kinseth spent the weekend at the home of their daughter Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Lewis at Gibbon, Minn, and attended confirmation services of their granddaughter Marcia Lewis. Mrs. Blanche Christiansen, who is employed at Iowa Falls is spending several days at her home in Bode. Mrs. Syneva Dale returned from Bethesda hospital in Ft. Dodge last Friday and is spending several days at the home of her sister-in-law Mrs 1 . Tina Dale before returning to her own home in Bode. Mr. and Mrs. Chad Cooper of Harpers Ferry are parents of a son born April 9. Mrs. Cooper is the former Kathleen Williams. The little boy has been named Eugene Henry. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Williams of Humboldt and paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. jr. Cooper of Traer. There are also great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Cooper of Traer. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Johnson of Mt. Vernon are parents of a daughter. The little girl has two older brothers. Mrs. Sedona Larson and the late Arnold Larson are the maternal grandparents. Mrs. Johnson is the former Susan Larson. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hanson' and Brent and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hanson of Humboldt attended a concert by the Wartburg Chorus at Waverly. The Choir returned May 2 from their Spring tour of concerts in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan and Iowa. Carlene, a senior at Wartburg, is daughter of the Carl Hansons. Kim Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Johnson of Bode was confirmed Sunday afternoon at the Bethlehem Luther an church in Omaha. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson, Diane, Carol and Larry and Mrs. Blanche Christiansen attended. Kim is a student at the Iowa School for the Deaf at Council Bluffs. Fifteen students at the school were confirmed in an impressive service all spoken in sign language. Pastors were Rev. James Bengelsdorf, pastor for the deaf of Des Moines, and Rev. Wm. Lange, pastor for the deaf of Nebraska and Council Bluffs. There was no music, only the songs of the birds outside were plainly heard by the hearing audience. Mrs. Blanche Christiansen left Bode Wednesday to visit several days at the home of her daughter Mary, the Patrick Hoppings at Crystal Lake, 111., before returning to Iowa Falls where she is employed. ' Algona Youth Is President Of College Club SIOUX CITY - The Physical Education majors club of Briar Cliff College have elected the following 1971-72 slate of officers: president - Jim Walker, a junior from Algona,. la.; vice- president - Sister Phyllis Koppes a junior from Cascade, la.; secretary - Terry Hallman, a junior from Pocahontas, la.; and treasurer - Betty Kallin, a junior from Ida Grove, la. Walker is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Vern Walker, RR2, Algona. He is a 1968 graduate of Garrigan High School. 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