The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 24, 1950 · Page 13
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 13

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 24, 1950
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I I V January 24, 1950 $S$pper iDrs THIRD SECTION 325 Hear Arguments For/ Against School Program North Kossuth Meeting Lively Session At Sweo Swea City — Approximately 325 persons were present at the county meeting at the Swea Ciiy school auditorium Wednesday evening, Jan. 18, called by the County Board of Education to explain the proposed district reorganization. County Sup't. of Schools A. E. Lauritzen gave the introductory talk. Milo K. Swanton of the Wisconsin Commission for Improved Education, was main speaker. He spoke of progress, in a general way, citing instances where better roads and other influences have led to centralizing,, and pointed out the advantages of the District Reorganization plan for schools. John J. Schultz, of the State Department of Education, and supervisor of the administrative and finance department for another district, spoke in his official capacity. Also present was a Mr. Green of the State Department of Education and a district supervisor. A general discussion showed much interest, both for and against the proposed change. A meeting had been held that af ternoon at Bancroft for north Kossuth- citizens. Named As Delegate Friends of Mrs. Hazel Webster Byrnes, (Mrs. F. L. Byrnes) of the State Library Commission, Bismark, N. D., will be interested to know she will represent North Dakota at the Council meeting of the American Library Ass'n in Chicago, Jan. 26-29. Mr. and Mrs. Byrnes were residents here for. a number of years, at which time he was superintendent of schools. Raise Uniform Fund As this column is being written, Band Mothers are canvassing Swea City for funds toward the cost of uniforms for the school band. Letters are being rent to rural families, and it is thought the last half of the price of the uniforms may be easily raised in this way. The price is understood to be in the neighborhood of $3,000. Start Tour Of We*i Mr. and Mm. E. L. Hansen and ' "Mr*. Fern Peterson left Tuesday for a sightseeing trip in western states and California. They expect also to visit friends and relatives and expe'ct to be back about April first. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Johnson will live in the Peterson house during their absence. Hew Arrival* Several new babies arrived for this community this month. On Jan. 13, a daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Orville Molan at an Estherville hospital. She weighed 7 Ibs., 12 oz., and has been named Mary Dee. Also on Jan. 13, a 9 Ib. daughter was born at Bancroft to Mr. and Mrs. Jim Dolan. She is the seventh child for the Dolans, and her name is Barbara Ann. A son, LeRoy Lee, and the fourth child for Mr. and Mrs. Richard Swalve, was borfi Jan. 14. Joint Sorority Norma Jean Baedke, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Baedke, pledged Delta Zeta sorority at Iowa State college, Ames, during the rushing season. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Maveen have joined the trek to Florida. They hired a house trailer and will stop along the way. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Boland have moved from their garage into their newly-constructed house in the east part of town. Mrs. S. Carlson, Cosmos, Minn., is here for an extended visit with her sister.. Mrs. J. J. Anderson. Mr. and Mrs. Gregor Deim are visiting his brother and family, the A. A. Deims, in Midway Park, N. C. The Immanuel Lutheran Missionary Society will meet Thursday, Jan. 26. Hostesses will be the executive committee. On. Thursday evening, the Senior League will meet. County Youths' Tractor School Kossuth county implement dealers and 4-H leaders have selected Feb. 17, Feb. 24, March 3 and March 10 as the evenings for the county-wide series of 4-H tractor maintenance school. These men met at the Farm Bureau office in Algona, Jan. 13 to discuss plans for the activities. It was decided that a sequence of four meetings be held in the implement shops with meclynics and club leaders working together on the demonstration and display material. Any 4-H boy, girl or young person eligible for 4-H membership who has a tractor available to carry out maintenance and operation assignments is urged to attend these shop meetings. Implement fkmg participating are LuVerne Implement Company, Bancroft Implement, Linde implement, Munger Implement. Bradley Bros., Kowuth County Implement,- "AUtona" imjflemtat and Hovey Implement. Fenton F. Bureau Met Jan. 18th Fenton — The January meeting of the Fenton Township Farm Bureau met Wednesday evening, the 18th, at the Everett Dreyer home. After the business meeting, an article from the Nation's Agriculture was read by Herschel Hartman, program chairman. John Eigler then played two horn selections. Lyle Collogan, County Farm Bureau Fieldman, was present and discussed the 1950 outlook and showed a reel of pictures, 'The River." Entertainment was a Town and Country quiz, con ducted by Mrs. Ed Meyer. Enter- ainment committee was Mr. and Mrs. Meyer and Mr. and Mrs. Don Weisbrod. Lunch committee ;onsisted of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Dreyer, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Carney, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dreyer and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Weis»rod. Cresco Chums The Cresco Chums 4-H club met at the home of Dorothy Cade for the January meeting, with 12 members present. Barbara Hunt gave an interesting talk and a demonstration was given by Helen Gade. Laura Broesder gave a talk, and a picture study was offered by Marjorie Kollasch and Patricia Van Buren. Mrs. Chamberlain checked project work and movies, shown by Dorothy Gade, concluded the meeting. County News Roundup HOUSES DAMAGED BY FIRE— The farm home tenanted by the Milton Will family, north of Algona, was damaged by flre Tuesday afternoon, January 10, with the loss believed to be about $5,000. Damage was chiefly in the upper portion of the frame home, a rnile and a half north of the city. The Algona fire department gave valuable aid. Ralph Elbert and Craig Vinson of the local department suffered light burns and smoke injuries to their eyes. ^ XNNUAL -MARCH DIMES" UNDERWAY— The 1950 "March of Dimes" got underway last week in Kossuth county. Goal of the drive is $10,000. The drive will end Jan. 31. Mrs. Paul R. Wille of Algona is chairman. Funds received are equally divided between Kossuth county and the national organization. KIWANIANS INSTALL OFFICERS— Wes Bartlett is the newly installed president of the Algona Kiwanis club, W. F. Steele is vice president, and Dr. C. C. Shierk is secretary. EX-LOTTS CREEKER DIES— Orlo Liesner, formerly a resident of Lotts Creek, died Dec. 29 at Austin, Minn. A large number of Lotts Creek people attended the funeral services. EUROPEAN HOTEL CHANGES HANDS— The European Hotel was sold, effective Jan. 1, to Monte and William Allison, of Waterloo. The hotel, made up of 31 rooms, three apartments and the Coffee Shop, will remain under the management of R. A. Johnson for the time being. No immediate change in policy is contemplated. HAROLD FALKENHAINER BURIED JAN. 3— Harold Falkenhainer, who died of a heart attack Dec. 17 in Seward, Alaska, was buried Jan. 3 at Riverview cemetery in Algona. Services were at the Hamilton Funeral Home with Rev. J. J. Hallauer officiating. Mr. Falkenhainer was with the federal public roads administration. He is survived by his wife and daughter, a sister, Mrs. H. W. Pleteh of Algonu and a brother, Chester of Philadelphia. JUNE ANN SCANLAN WEDS JAN. 4— June Ann Scanlan. daughter of Dr and Mrs. F. C. Scanlan of AlKona, and James R. Rasley, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Rasley of Iowa City, were united in marriage Jan. 2. The doubla ring ceremony was performed by Father Gearen at St. Cecelia's church. Mr. and Mrs. Rasley will live at 1906 Grand Ave., Des Moines. ' PRIEBE HEADS FENTON COMMUNITY CLUB— Sixty attended the annual meeting of the Fenton Community Club at the Plantation and named Ray Friebe as the new president. Other officers are Frank McFall. vice president: O. H. Stoeber, secretary-treasurer with Dr. E. W. Ruske and Frank Behne on the nominating committee. FUNERAL FOR SCHULTZ INFANT— Funeral services were conducted Jan. 5 for eight-months-old Rebecca Jane Schultz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Schultz of Lone Hock. Rites were at the Presbyterian church with burial at East Lawn. WRESTLERS LOSE TO IOWA FALLS— Algona's high school matmen lost a one-sided wrestling meet to Iowa Falls Friday, Jan. 6, 29-9. In the feature match, Barrel! Adams. Iowa FalLs k 123 pounder, won an overtime decision from Jerry Reilly. ' Dolliver Will Seek Reelection BOOKKEEPING SUPPLIES, at the Algona Upper D« Moines office. James I. Dolliver, above, sixth district Iowa congressman, announced today that he would be a candidate for re-election this year. He is from Ft. Dodge. Aid In Concert Cedar Falls — Joel Herbst and Bill Becker of Algona are members of the Iowa State Teachers College concert band, giving a concert Sunday, Jan. 15 at 8 p.m. in the College auditorium. NO. 130 OF A SERIES Presenting The Farmers of Kossuth County RALPH TJADEN It wa» twenty years ago this coming Spring—in 1930— that Ralph Tjaden moved onto the place that he has been farming ever since, 4'/j miles north and one-half eait of Wesley. Ralph was married that same Spring—to Either DeBoer—and the Tjaden's have had many pleasant years of farming, and during that same period have raised a fine family of live children. The Tjaden farm of 188 acres was formerly owned by Claus DeBoer. from whom Ralph subsequently bought the place. When asked "why 168 acres?" Ralph explains that the farm was originally a half section, but the placing of the Plum Creek drainage ditch cuts the actual tillable acreage down to 188. Ralph himself was born in German township, and as a boy worked with his father, J. Tjaden. farming near Woden. When he was ready to strike out for himself, he had acquired an excellent working knowledge of farming, under the tutelage of his Dad. There are five young Tjadens, as follows: Betty Ann, now attending Waldorf college; Kenneth and Mary Ellen, going to high school at Tiionka; Paul, and Nancy, in the grades at Tike. Perhaps the best known of Ralph's farming operations Is his herd of Milking Shorthorn breeders. Having started in a small way about ten years ago, he now has on .hand thirty head of registered cattle. He milks about 16 head at present and sells stock for breeding purposes. The present herd, he says, is at a size that is about all he can handle. Mr. Tjaden looks ahead to a good farming year in '50— he says, if things proceed as they look at the present moment. FINANCE YOUR NEW CAR As Carefully As You Select It 1. Pick out the new car you want. 2. Determine your trade-in allowance and/or cash payment. 3. See us about an auto loan to finance the balance. IOWA STATIC "Rank. Your Safe and Confidential Bank RALPH MILLER, President HAROLD GILMORE, Cashier ROY McMAHON, Astt Cashier Seneca Aid Met At Johannesens Last Thursday Seneca — The Seneca Ladies Aid met at the home of Mrs. Ole Johannesen Thursday, with Mrs. Lawrence Johannesen assisting. Mrs. Odey Cherland had charge of the Bible study and Mrs. Otto R. Jensen gave a reading on the Department of Charters of the Women's Missionary Federation. Mrs. Millen Jensen will bo the February hostess. Bolligs Are Hosts Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Bollig were hosts to members of the Jolly Jokers club and their husbands at their home Tuesday evening. "500" was played at four tables. Mrs. Ed Sweeney and baby son of Emmetsburg spent several days last week at the parental C. C. Voigt home. Marion Osborn of Cherokee has jeen visiting the past few days at the Lawrence Saxton home. The Seneca Saddle club basket- jail team defeated the Lone Rock team on the local floor Thursday evening by a 36-31 score. Playing for Seneca were Paul, David and Bill Bernhard, Herbert Krauso, Alvin Godfredson and Bob Kennedy. Sheldon Merrill Sr., accompanied O. R. Patterson to Rochester, Monday, where the latter had a clinic appointment. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bollig entertained a group of friends at their home Monday evening. Kn- tertainment consisted of "500" at two tables. Roy Osborn of Stewardville, Minn., spent a couple of days this past week at the Lawrence Saxton home. Roy is able to get around quite well with the use of crutches. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bollig, Donald, Gene and Betty Ann Bollig, also Mr. and Mrs. Cletus Mueller of Whittemore and the Gordon Bolligs of Bancroft, attended the wedding of a cousin, Vincent ' Smith of St. James, Minn., last Tuesday morning. Gene Bollig was the groom's attendant. Mr. and Mrs. Merle Culbertson received word Wednesilny that they are grandparents. Mr. ynd Mrs. Herbert Haagenson of Storm Lake are the parents nf a 7 Mi Ib. baby daughter, born Wed nesday morning. Mr. and Mrs Culbertson accompanied the Joe Culbertsons of Lone Rock to Storm Lake Thursday afternoon to see their new granddaughter. Mrs. Haagenson is the former Sh'rley Culbertson.' Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Campbell, Mrs. Francis Foley, also Miss Bertha Olsen and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Thompson attended funeral rites at the Nazareth Luther- an church at Armstrong Monday afternoon for Mrs. Mary Olen.i Opsnl. Mrs. Opsal was the mother of the Campbells' son-in-law, Otis Onsal. CHILDREN'S DANCING CLASSES First Dancing Class of The New Year Will Be Held on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Hotel Algona. Enrollment May Still Be Made. Contact Me At The Hotel or Write MRS. 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