The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 14, 1950 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 14, 1950
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4- Algonii Upper DM Moines V.F.W. Auxiliary Elects Edith Muth was reelected president of the Algona Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, at the meeting held by the local organization Friday evening in the new hail. Anna Larson was named senior vice commander, Eunice Hiller was elected junior vice. Marjorie Duden is treasurer. Bertha Thiel is chaplain, Lenora Kinsey is conductress, Ruth Black is guard, Doretta Plurnb was elected three-year trustee, Leah Rose Kinsey is musician and Darlene Immerfall was named secretary. Mrs. Immerfall is a transfer from the Burt chapter. There were 32 present. Hostesses were Alta Stevens, Iva Lou pnd June Huling, and Thelma Mahares. Two new candidates joining were Martha Lou Anfinson and Mildred Waller. Delegates named to represent the chapter at the district meeting to be held in Algona in May were Esther Wood, Linnea Hiserodt, Elaine Pool, Lenore Kinsey and Lucille Montgomery. D. A. R. Luncheon A luncheon is being held this afternoon (Tuesday) at Mrs. Ferguson's by the local D.A.R. Hostesses are Beth Annis, Mrs. Edith Buchanan, Mrs. Leota Geigel, Mrs. Margaret Janse, and Mrs. Mabel Tjaden. Mrs. Ruth Allen gave the lesson on "Iowa History." Students In Recital Mrs. Harold Weber presented her studente in a piano recital Sunday afternoon, March 12, at 4:00 o'clock at the Presbyterian church. Twenty-seven students participated. They were: Paula Parkins, Joanalee White, Ann Smith, Paula Priebe, Connie Priebe, Faye Loss. Marcia Anderson, Molly Sullivan, Marilyn Dreesman, Kay Hardgrove, Karon Hutchins, Louis Guderian, Sandra Hutchins, Barbara Wildin, Shirley Holdren. Joan Alexander, Jim McMahon, Betty Asa, Shirley Maxwell, Maxine Gibson, Gloria Steele, Ruth Fuerstenau, Phil Anderson, Joyce Anderson. Pauline Lenx, and Adele Herbst. Informal Party Mrs. Lyle Anderson entertained a few friends at an informal party Tuesday evening. The time was spent socially, and light refreshments were served. Methodist Circles The Methodist W.S.C.S. circles will meet Thursday afternoon, March 16. as follows: Sept., Mrs. Fred Diekmann; Oct., Mrs. John Weber: Nov., Mrs. Fred Will; Dec., Mrs. Lester DeBolt; Jan., Mrs. John McGuire; Feb., Mrs. Roger Phillips: Mar., Mrs. W. H. Brandow; Apr., Mrs. A. E. Clayton: May, Mrs. B. A. Thorpe. HotiMwarmtag Party Mrs. B. P. Kicharason was given a housewarming, Friday afternoon, by women of the First Lutheran church and a few former neighbors of the Carlson family, when they lived in the thiru ward. A drum table and pieces ot Fostoria glassware were presented Mr, and Mrs. Richardson. Mrs. Richardson, who has been active '.in Sunday school and church work many years, was al- also given another party by the Sunday school and was presented with pictures. Another courtesty for Mr. and Mrs. Richardson was given recently by the families at the Cook apartment where Mrs. Richard* son had lived with her sisters, Ellen and Alma Carlson, prior to her marriage. Those in attendance were Mr. and Mrs. G. R. Cook, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Raney, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Harvey, Mr. and Mrs. Orville Duncan, Esther Quinby and father, Alden Quinby, Audrey Frye, Gertie Oetkin, Sadie and Edna Kettleson, Lorraine and Virginia Dole, and Ellen and Alma Carlson. The hon- srees were presented with a table tamp. Kossuth Income 19th Income to people of Kosguth county in 1949 ranked 19th by counties in the State of Iowa. In an analysis from statistics, made by economists at the University of Iowa, Kossuih county was found to have received 30.3 millions in dollar income, in 1949, for a Bet capita income of $1,099 for every man. woman and child. The total income figure ranked 19ih in the state, all of the 18 counties with higher total figures having large cities in them, such as D« Molnes, Newton, Waterloo, Council Bluffs, etc. Southern Iowa countias had by far the lowest total and per capita incomes. NO. 133 OF A SERIES Presenting The Farmers of Kossuth County .A.- RONALD ORTMAN Ronald Ortman was taking step* to have his tractor dinged up for tpring work, on the day w« found him for the picture above. For farmers know that in spile of the wintry blasts of the past week, oats seeding will soon be at hand—and Ronald is looking ahead to spring field work on the quarter section he rents and farms 2Vj mile* north of Burt. The farm edges on highway 169, on the west fid* of the road. Ronald's folks came on the same place in 1928. His father, R. H. Ortman, farmed there until 1949, when he moved to Burt. Mr. Orlman passed away in April of last year, and since that time Ronald has continued Ihe farm operation. Ronald wai born near Burt, went to school in Burt and graduated from high school there. He has worked on a farm, either with his father or for himself, continuously since his high school graduation in 1935. Mrs. Ronald Ortman is the former Magdalene Eden, from Titonka. The young couple has a son, Robert Lee, aged two years. While Ronald has no immediate kin in this area. Mrs. Ortman has four brothers and three sisters living in the county, and all of them on iarms. As for last year's crops, Ronald says he had pretty fair crops as a whole, and a pretty fair crop of borers, too— which don't count. He expects and hopes for a good year in 1950. ' He olans to raise some 100 pigs this season, having IB sows to farrow in a couple of months. Ronald also feeds Hereford cattle on a small scale. Spring Work Season Ahead Where this friendly and confidential bank can be of service to farmers in the season ahead we gladly offer our facilities. We are in business to help and assist in the agricultural progress of this community, and we are always glad to have you bring your problems for friendly and confidential consideration here. IOWA "Blank, Your Safe and Confidential Bank RALPH MILLER, President HAROLD GILMOHJE, Ca*hi*x HOY McMAHON. Asst. Cashier Weds At Ames Jeanne Ehrhardt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ehrhardt of Fenton, became the bride of Cleon Goode, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Goode of Albia, Feb. 26, in a ceremony performed by Rev. G. S. Nichols at the Collegiate Methodist church at Ames. Both bride and groom are graduates of Iowa State College, the bride having received her degree in December. The groom is associated with his father in business in Albia, where the newlyweds are now at home. Attending the bride was her sister, Jacquelyn, and the groom was attended by his brother, Ralph. Following the wedding ceremony, a reception attended by 200, was held in th£ Pine Room of the church. The bride and groom then left on a short honeymoon, returning to Albia, afterward. family Dinner Hosts Mr. and Mrs. John Mahoney entertained at a family dinner Wednesday evening for Mrs. Dora Ferrigan of Chicago, 111., who concluded her visit here Friday. Guests Were Mr. and Mrs. Don Ludwig and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Weir. The evening was spent playing canasta. Card Club Meets Mrs. Edgar Campbell was hostess to members of her card club, Wednesday afternoon. High score prize was won by Mrs. Don Engstrom and other prizes went to Mrs. Jess Fandel and Mrs. H. M. Knecht. Presbyterian Women The Presbyterian Women will meet Thursday, March 16, for a one o'clock luncheon. Theme for the lesson will be "The Lenten Tryst". Circle "C" members are the hostesses. The Presbyterian executive board meeting has been postponed till Wednesday, March 15 and the meeting will be at the church at 2 o'clock. 50th Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Lem Marlow of Lone Rock will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary at an open house Tuesday, March 21, from two until five o'clock. All their friends and relatives are welcome to share in their celebration. School Elections Quiet Affairs For Most Part School election results from AJ- gona and Kossuth towns follow, j The elections were held Monday, and in most instances were quiet affairs. ONLY 42 VOTES CAST IN ALGONA G. W. Stillman was reelected a school director in Algona for a three year term, and Eugene Schemel was reelected treasurer for a two year term, in the election held Monday. There were no contests, and only 42 votes were cast. BURT REELECTS ONE AND A NEW DIRECTOR Hurt — Ray Dremmel was reelected as a school board director here Monday, and Wm. Stenzel was elected to succeed Louis Riedel, in a four way race. A total of 112 ballots were cast. 97 VOTES CAST AT WHITTEMORE Whittemore — Whittemore's school election vote, Monday, resulted as follows: Russ Medin, 64; M. L. Besch, 63; Simon Elbert, 43. John Uhlenhake was reelected treasurer with 91 votes. Medin and Besch thus join Ewald Rusch and H. R. Zumach on the board, in a vole that brought 97 ballots. NO OPPOSITION AT SWEA CITY Swea City — Joe Preston received 77 votes, and William Guy- sr, 70, in the school election. There was no opposition, and aoth succeed themselves. A total of 84 votes were cast. ONLY 21 VOTES CAST AT BANCRAFT Bancroft — Wilbur Fox, succeeding Alfred Ditsworth, and F. J. Welp were elected to the school board Monday. A. A. Droessler was elected treasurer. Dn R. E. Weber, Evans Carmean, an8 Tiarold McNertney are other directors on the board. Twenty- one votes were cast. P. F. Hetkens Returning The P. F. Heikens, who have enjoyed the winter months with their son, Maurice, and family at Los Angeles, Cal., are expected to return to their home at Fairmont, Minn., March 18. Golden Wedding Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Blanchard, Sr. of Lone Rock will observe their 50th wedding anniversary, March 21, at their home. Open house is being planned for from 2 to 5 p. m. Dinner For Choir A dinner of appreciation was given Thursday, March 9, for the Presbyterian choir, sponsored by the music committee of the church, of which C. S. Kurtz is chairman. Mrs. Edna Mitchell was in charge of the dinner. A placque was presented to the choir director. Tenth Birthday Helen Kuhlrnan, daughter of Mi; Wilma Kuhlman, celebrated her tenth birthday March 2 and entertained 25 friends at a roller tkatmg party. Wedding Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Muth celebrated their wedding anniversary Feb. 26 and had as guests the former's brother-in-law and sister. Mr. and Mrs. Orlan Jergenson of Sioux Falls, S. D., for over the weekend. Game Canceled By Storm, Illness Bad weather and illness pre vented tho Golden Gophers basketball team from making its scheduled appearance here, last Thursday, in a contest booked by the Algona JayCees. A local all- star team played an exhibition game anyway, against a second local team. The announced admission price was reduced cordingly. No re-booking uf Gophers is planned. TWO NEW MEMBERS ELECTED AT WESLEY Wesley — Tom Forburger and Luther Nygaard were elected to the school board Monday to succeed Lael Root and Alf Studer, whose terms had expired and who were not running for reelection. Thirty-six votes were cast in the election. Other board membets are Mrs. V. Mullins, Dr. L. L. Pfeffer, Dr. Lee Snook, Dick Grifhorst, secretary, and Jqhn Hutchison^ treasurer. Lael Root was formerly president of the board, and no new president has been named as yet. ALL REELECTED IN TITONKA VOTE Titonka — J. R. Schutjer and Ernest Peterson were both reelected to the school board, and Ethel Downs was reelected treasurer. There was no opposition, although 143 votes were cast. LAKOTA ELECTION WHHOUr CONTESTS Lakota — Dr. H. H. Murray with 41, Robert Hamilton with 35, and William Larsen with 43, the latter to fill a vacancy, were elected to the school board here Monday. There were 43 votes cast, and no contests. BOHCHARDT, RUSKE ELECTED, FENTON Fenton — Otto Burchardt and Dr. E. W. Ruske were reflected to the school board. They were opposed by Lyle Newel and Wilfred Stoeber. Elsie Eigler was also reelected treasurer. A total of 103 votes were cast. ac- tlie Swea Woman Is Granted Divorce Ruth Knutsun, 31, was granted a divorce Iroin Ernest Knutson, 32, of Swea City, in District Court March 11. Judge G, W. Stillmaii presided. Mrs. Knutaon charged cruel and inhuman treatment and drunkenness. She was given custody of their only child, Janice Marie, 2, and will receive $35 monthly support for the girl. Tne couplu was married March iii. 19-12, in Bethany. Mo., and lived together until L>et. 5, 1949. SELECT TWO AT LUVERNB LuVerne — Lawrence Miller and Bernard Wolfe v/ere both reelected to the school board, and Mrs. Kenneth Sorensen was reelected as treasurer. Also running in the school election were Maurice Thompson, Frank G ion bach, Walter Hefti, and Harold Sortn- sen. In all, 159 votes were balloted. Alice O'Rourke Is City Hostess Alice O'Rourke is the new city hostess taking the place of Mildred Johnson, who movt-d from Algona. The Hostess plan is sponsored by the Junior Chamber of Commerce. Since the beginning of the program last summer, the hostess has averaged four or five calls each month, calling on only the married families who are new in this community. The hostess welcomes newcomers in Algona and presents them with trade certificates which are redeemable at ;.p!.-cifiecl business places, thus helping the new family become acquainted with the comunity. Motorcycle Race Date Set Here For May 21st A motorcycle race classic, sanctioned by the A.M.A., has been set for Sunday, May 21, at the Kossuth Fairgrounds. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Thompson of Wesley went to Des Moines, Sunday, where the race was officially sanctioned. The race will be a two star event this year; last year it was a one star event, with 55 entries. A bigger race is thus anticipated this spring. . The Good Luck Cycle Club plans on holding an open house sometime in April, with all those Interested in motorcycles invited to attend, and membership is only ' 25c a month. American Motorcycle Association membership costs $1 a year. Education Unit Plans Meeting Here March 23 Kenneth I. Jonson, above, director of field service and professional relations for the Iowa State Education Association, Will address a meeting of the Kossuth County Education Association on Thursday, March 23, 8:00 p. m., at Algona. The meeting Will be' held in the high school auditori-" urn. The subiect of Mr. Johnson's address will be "Professional Standards." Mr, Jonson has been a member of the ISEA staff since 1946. In addition to his duties as director of field service, he is executive secretary of the Iowa Future Teachers Association. Mr. Jonson has participated in three of the four meetings of the National Commission on Teacher Education and Professional Standards. He served for three years as secretary of the Iowa Commission. Richard D. Palmer, high school instructor at Algona and program chairman for the Koisuth County Education Association, is in charge of arrangements for the meeting. OFFICE SUPPLIES — Largest stock In Kossuth county. Algona Upper Des Moines, in the NEW newspaper building, Algona. la One of Twin Boys Succumbs ' One of twin bo^s born to Mr and Mrs. Dennis Hegarty died shortly after birth, Sunday evening, arid graveside burial services were held Monday afternoon at Calvary cemetery, with Father P. P. Gearen officiating. The other twin boy is doing fine. The infant who succumbed was named Darrell Hegarty. Hamilton Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. GOODHOME FOR SALE Downstair*—living room and dining room, both carpeted, kitchen, bedroom, den, bath. Upstairs—thr«8 bedrooms and both. Insulated, Stoker, double garage, nice yard at 116 E. Oak. Owners plans call for sell- ng this comfortable home. See Joel M. Herbst who Wind Tears OH Hood Of Car One of the unfortunates got caught in last Tue blizzard was W. V. Kempley, and his freak accident is all the more freakish because he didn't get j hurt. I Driving to Storm Lake, he met '. a particularly gusty gust of wind I five miles from that town. The ' wind got under the hood of his car, blew it up, and smashed it against the windshield. Visibility was already at zero with the blowing snow, but a hood for a windshield makes it even worse. Miraculously, Mr. Kempley was not hurt with the shattered glass, but the wind blowing through where the windshield had been tore his glasses off and broke them. Farmers! FREE MOVIE on Gshl Forage Harvester 8:00 P.M. FRIDAY NIGHT March 17 Shows complete opera- rion from start to finish —don't miss it! Factory men on hand. BRADLEY BROS. •Is^lfliW Let A '9 ona Hardware Explain Hotpoinfs New M II •• "Step-By-Step Plan" Homm JUl-EIECIRIC NICHED Come in! Learn the details of the new Hotpoint Step-by-Step ( Plan. Now you can build your All-Electric Kitchen, with the three work-saving centers, appliance by appliance—on terms to fit your pocketbook. Let us help you start planning today! L COOKINO CINTH. Brilliant Hotpoiot Hinges feature 11 great advancements. 2. STOIAOf ttNTt*. 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