The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 23, 1956 · Page 12
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 12

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 23, 1956
Page 12
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4-Algttfta Me.) Upp«f DM M*trttt tmtdoy, Ocfobor 23, 1956 Blakjer Church Women Elect New Officers S»ft«ea-*-Mesdames Fred Johannesen and Julian Cherland were hostesses to the Blakjer W.M.F. «t the church parlors Thursday afternoon. Convention reports were given by Mrs Fred Johannesen and Mrs Ted Jensen and Mrs Odey Cherland presented the Evangelism Department of our church by a reading and a skit presented by Mrs Curtis Olsen, Mrs Henry Looft, Mrs Otto Wilberg and Mrs Herman Geilenfeld. New officers were elected as follows: president, Mrs Sig Loge; vice president, Mrs Fred Johannesen; secretary, Mrs Curtis Olsen; treasurer, Mrs John Johannesen; assistant treasurer, Mrs Ole Pederson. Departmental secretaries elected this year were: Education, Mrs Harold Gronhovd; Christian Nurture, Mrs Ted Jensen; Promotion, Mrs Odey Cherland; and Radio. Mrs Amey Cherland. Mrs Olaf Oftedahl and Bertha Olsen were named as auditors, Mrs Henry Wilberg on the ways and means committee and Mesdames P. H. Jensen, Henry Looft and Otto Wilberg on the financial committee. Music Helpers Meet The Seneca Music Helpers met at the Seneca School Tuesday afternoon for their annual business meeting. New officers elected included Mrs Albert Johnson as president; Mrs Elmer Hani«ch as vice president, Mrs Lester Osborn as secretary and Mrs Earl Crouch as treasurer. Progressive H-4 Club Roger Nielsen was host to the Seneca Progressive Farmers 4-H club at his home last Monday evening. Fourteen members responded to roll call after which the new officers were installed. Dwane Johannesen was installed as president, Raymond Wilberg as vice president, Ronnie Johannesen as secretary, David Looft as reporter and Jerry England as sergeant at arms. The group discussed plans for the new club year after which refreshments were enjoyed. Luther League Hosts Merle and Barbara Halvcrson were hosts to the Seneca Luther League at the church basement Sunday evening. The topic was given by Ronnie Johannesen and program numbers were given by Gary Lpge, who presented a reading, Marilyn Johannesen an accordion solo, and Marlene Jensen, a reading. Following the program the group enjoyed a short recreational period. Sparklers 4-H Installs The Seneca Sparklers 4-H club held installation of officers at the Seneca School Thursday eve- FOR THE LAND'S SAKE H,&ft"$h': ?,v, !»-••*;•**&*.. 4CGCMA FlflUR Give Us Your FERTILIZER Order Now! Plow It Under This Fall For Best Crop Results Next Year Our warehouse is full of 10-10-10; 5-20-20; 0-20-20; 0-20-10; 0-20-0; for immediate delivery. NOW IS THE TIME TO APPLY FERTILIZER TO THE NEW SEEDING. FOR FREE SOIL SAMPLE CALL 257 COLLECT ALGONA FLOUR & FEED CO. Now You Get DE-ICER in STANDARD RED CROWN, TOO ; (Regular Grade Gasoline) AT NO INCREASE IN PRICE Right this changeable Fall weather...your carburetor can "Ice-Up", causing annoying and embarrassing stalls. RED CROWN (Regular) and WHITE CROWN (Premium) with exclusive DE-ICER prevent those stalls. Until now, Standard's exclusive De-icer has been included only in its premium grade gasoline. Now, it's in RuD-CpowN regular grade, too, at no increase in price. In addition, an exclusive new anti-corrosion additive helps keep carburetors from clogging and fuel lines open and clean, This power-packed, anti-knock gasoline warms up in a wink—and what a pick up! Small wonder, too, for now you get Standard regular grade gasoline ...with a »IG iOOST in OCTANI. Try a Today and Uarn ' why Mi//*on* Say... You expect- more from and get it! STANDARD Oil PRODUCTS HOPKINS SUPER SERVICE Phone 132 State & Jones STANDARD OH PRODUCTS Cook & Son Standard Service 657 90S S. Phillips St. on Hwy. 169 Ringsted Good Neighbors —The "Good Neighbor Spirit" again prevailed in the Ringsted community at the Ivan Selberg farm in Jack Creek on Wednesday afternoon, October 17. Mr and Mrs Ray A. Fry arranged a "Husking Bee" of friends and neighbors to pick and crib 40 acres of corn for Mr Selttefg who has been in ill health for some time. Starting Wednesday noon with the help of 27 men, 8 corn pickers and 15 women, the "Husking Bee" lasted until & o'clock. Those who furnished pickers were Ray A. Fry, Louie Maas, Junior Voetmann, R. T. Christensen, Lloyd and A. J. Berkland, Lawrence R. Anderson, Owen Anderson and Art Voetmann. R. T. Christensen and Lloyd Berkland also furnished elevators and Norman Iverson a wagon hoist. Arrte Lund furnished the fuel for the afternoon. Others who furnished wagons and assisted in the work were Clarence Schroeder, Norman Iverson, Lee Moore, Bob Fry, Adolph Meyers, Roy W. Fry, Glen Prentice, LaRue Wiseman, Russell Doininy, Carl Kna'pp, Frank Jacobson, Richard Jensen, Bob Swartz. Leonard Matheson, Lawrence (Swede) Anderson, Bill Finnestad. and Delmar Kiepke. The fifteen women who brought food and served in the kitchen were Pearl Fry, Lillian Schroeder, Judy Voetmann, Hilda Maas, Opal Christensen, Irma Anderson, Helen Berkland, Cora Swartz, Dorothy Moore, Betty Iverson, Hollie Fry, Catherine Wiseman, Darlene Fry, Ilene Knapp and Maxine Jacobson. ning. The retiring president Bonnie Mclntire installed Barbara England as president; Susan Sullivan as vice president; Colleen Smith as secretary and Sharon Sullivan as historian. Diane Gronhovd was welcomed into the club and then was properly initiated. She" was presented with a small corsage as were the new officers. The program consisted of a demonstration on the making of a simple apron, given by Barbara England. A pot luck lunch was enjoyed following the program. Guests in attendance included Mrs Alfred Petersen, Mrs Harold Gronhovd. Mrs Elmer Hanisch, Mrs Fred Johannesen, Mrs Lyle England, Mrs Francis Sullivan, Mrs Verle Smith, Mrs Henry Looft and local leader, Mrs Martin Wilberg. Seneca Honor Roll Seneca high school students who made trie scholastic honor roll the first six weeks of school incluae Marcia Hartshorn, Sandra Gabel, Marilyn Johannesen, Janice Osborn, busan Breese, Nancy Fischer and Darlene Johnson. Receiving honorable mention were Ronnie Johannesen, Raymond and Lois Wilberg, Bonnie Mslntire, and Sandra Nolle. Junior high .students on the honor roll include Sandra Ellefsen and Sharon Sullivan. Receiving honorable mention were Marjone Johns&n, Kathleen Crowley, Larry Osborn, Colleen Smith and Susan Sullivan. Seneca Homemakers The Seneca Homemakers will hold their October meeting Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 23 at the Seneca School Hot Lunch Room, ine lesson on cake decorating will be given by Mrs Russell Kauffman and every woman present will be given an opportunity to decorate a small cup cake. Homemakers in the township are cordially invited to atteno. this meeting. Injured May Come Home Mr and Mrs Ray Klein and Mr ana Mrs Fred Wiertbergor drove to Fort Dodge Saturday afternoon where tney visited Mr and Mrs George Johnson, who are patients at the Lutheran Hospital there following an automobile accident in whicn tncy wert both injured a week ago Sunday. Mrs Johnson, who among other injuries sustained a broken knee cap, was to be operated on early this week. If no lurthui complications arise they may be brought home this week. The Seneca Senior Class members, accompanied by Supt. Chase drove to Fairmont Friday evening where they had then- class pictures taken. Mr and Mrs Lester Osborn and family accompanied the Orville Millers of Swea City to Forest City Sunday where they attended Homecoming festivities at Waldorf College. Carol Miller is a second year student at Waldorf. Mrs Lawrence Johannesen and Lois Wilberg, accompanied by Mrs Rudy Christianson of Ringsted attended Homecoming festivities at Waldorf College Sunday. Kathryn Johannesen enrolled as a freshman there tnis fall. Other Senecans in attendance 1 at Waldorf Homecoming includod Mr and Mrs Charles Osborn and Jim. Mr and Mrs Carl Nielsen and family attended Homecoming fes- tivities at Waldorf College, Fores! City, over the \yeekend. Theii son Donald, who is a senior student at Waldorf, was the Homecoming queen's escort in the coronation ceremony. Mr and Mrs Fred Looft of Swez City, Mr and Mrs Gerrit DeWaard of Wesley, Mrs Bertha Pommei of Algona and Mrs JohnetU Looft Kahl of Oregon City, Ore.. and Jack Looft of Crystal Lake were Sunday dinner guests at the Henry Looft home. The Kev. and Mrs Harland Blockhus and Jack Looft attended Homecoming at Luther College, Decorah, Iowa on Saturday. The Blockhus family visited witn Mr Blockhus' parents at Elgin, Iowa, enroute to DecOrah. Town & Country Club Meeting Fenton — The October meeting of the Town and Country Woman's Club was held at the home of Mrs Eugene Huskamp with Mrs J. Wallace Smith as assistant hostess. Mrs John Strueck- er and Mrs Lyle Newel presented the program, Traveling to the Iron Curtain'. Roll call was answered with a favorite quotation. The Club will hold a community card party on Nov. 13. Bridge and 500 will be played. Tickets may be obtained through members of the Club. Mrs John Waite gave a report on the 6th District Federated- Woman's Club meeting which she and Mrs Jack Gerhardt attended at Humboldt. Plans were made for the annual Halloween party to be held on Wednesday evening, Oct. 31. Halfway Mark In S-C $20,000 Drjve Swea City — A drive to sell shares for the Medical Center to farmers in this area, will be launched Tuesday, Oct. 23. The drive for raising $20,000 to erect the building was suspended during the summer momhs, but got into action this week when the town of Swea City was canvassed. Over half the necessary amount has been raised, and it is hoped folks of rural Swea City will buy shares to complete or nearly complete the goal. The shares are $25 each, vvrth no limit on the number of shares purchased by any one person and it is expected several sizable blocks may bo sold next week. Kids Halloween Party, Fenton Fenlon—The annual Halloween Party which is sponsored by the Town and Country Woman's Club and assisted by iho Fenlon Community Club will be held on Wednesday evening, Oct. 31si. All children in costume are to meet at the City park at 7:30 for the parade to the Community Center. There will be a judging to choose a King and Queen. Favors will be awarded to all children. There will also be free movies and lunch for all children in costume. > Minneapolis Motel you'll be glad you did In the very center of the city- near depots, jtheaters, wholesale district and all shopping. Air-Conditioned Rooms-* Radio—-TV available. Dining Room, Coffee Shop,j Cocktail Lounge. Garage Service. 350 modern roomi, moderately priced Leslie P. Long, Mgr. reet • •»,•&$ MINNEAPOLIS ••") Many Stntcans At Last Rites, Mrs Petersen S*n«ca -— • Many Senecans attended last rites held tot Mrs Emma Petersen, 73, a Jong time Seneca resident xvho passed away very suddenly following a heart attack the previous afternoon. Funeral services were held at the St. Paul's Lutheran church at Ringsted with the Rev. George Palleson officiating. Burial was in the Armstrong Grove Cemetery. Mrs Petersen, the daughter Emma of Mr and Mrs Martin Skow of Palo Alto County, was born on August 29, 1884. She moved with her parents to Kossuth County at an early age and received her education there. She was married to Carl P Petersen on Jan. 6, 1904, and the family made their home in the Seneca community where they continued to live for 40 years. In 1941 her husband passed away and she made her home with her son Clarence and family. They moved to Ringsted shortly after that time where she continued to live until her death. The Petersens had four children, who are Raymond of Haifa, Clarence of Ringsted, Floyd of Fort Dodge and Mrs Fred (Verna) Johnson of El Centro, Calif. Besides her children she leaves two surviving sisters, Mrs Hans Wiuff of Armstrong and Mrs Charles Wilson of Fairmont, Minn.; also fourteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Her parents, a brother, Magnus Skow, and a sister, Mrs Marie Jorgensen preceded her in death. Tour c'owa completed records over 500 ibs. fat, they wefe owned by Ralph Walker. Swea City, ft.hree) and Milton Madison, Lone, fcdck. •rnree cows completed records over 450 Ibs. fat, they were owned by Harry Bartelt, Titonka, (two), and Milton Madison, Lone Rock. Kids Halloween, S-City, Oct. 30 17 County Herds Complete Tests Seventeen herds consisting of 331 cows were tested during September, according to Forrest Hofbauer, D.H.I.A. supervisor, and thev oroduced a combined total of 227,940 Ibs. milk and 8007 Ibs. of butterfat. Fourteen owner- sampler herds were also tested with 153 cows reported. Production records for 37 herds were completed in September with 12 making over 400 Ibs. of butterfat. The top four herds were — Leander Menke, Swea City, 39.4 Ibs. fat, cow, 1185 Ibs. milk, cow. Glen Grouse, Lone Rock, 36.8 Ibs. fat, cow, 1097 Ibs. milk, cow. John Ruger, Fenton, 36.2 Ibs. fat, cow, 797 Ibs. milk, cow. Sidney Payne, Lcdyard, 34.9 Ibs. fat, cow, 1124 Ibs. milk, cow. City— Plans for the annual Halloween party for youngsters and oldsters, Oct. 30, were made Thursday night, when the Lions club met fir 645 supper at VFW hall. Sec. Wm Boland reports the committees named for the party are: Food, Ed. L. 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