The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 30, 1956 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 30, 1956
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4-Alfena (la.) Upptf EM Tu^doy, October 30, 1956 Box Elder Bugs Result In Fire At Whittemore Farm Whillemore — The Whittemore firemen were called to the H. A. Paton farm Friday forenoon to extinguish a fire which started in the walls of the Paton home. It seems that the boxelder bugs had accumilated on the south side of the Paton home, and as Mr Paton wanted to expose of them, he started the blow-torch and make it real hot for them, but in some way the dust under the siding started to flare up started to burn under the siding Mr Paton first tried to loosen the boards but slapped them back against the wall as the draft started a real blaze. He then ran for water to douse the fire, which he had under control when the firemen arrived with very little damage to the home. Mr and Mrs Lloyd Luchsinger of Graettinger visited at the home of Mrs Nellie Carlisle Sunday afternoon. Mr and Mrs Elmer Ruhnke and son JiiVerett and daughter Jeanette of Lotts Creek, visited at the home of Mr and Mrs Arthur Heidenwith, Sunday afternoon. Agnes Schipporite was an evening caller. In a deal made last week, R. T. (Toby) Berninghaus sold his 160 acre farm just one half mile south of Whittemore to Henry Zinnell Jr. of West Bend. The bake sale held Saturday at the Elbcrt Chevrolet garage and sponsored by the girls of the Public School Band and parents netted them over $60 which will be used to defray expenses. Mr and Mrs Merlyn Wegener and family of Spencer, formerly of here spent Saturday here with old friends and neighbors Saturday. Mr and Mrs Louis Elbert of Pocahontas visited at the home of Mr and Mrs Leo Walters here Thursday. Mr Elbert and Mrs Walters are sister and brother. Mrs Dora Faulstich returned home from Cedar Rapids, Friday where she spent several days visiting with Mr and Mrs H. F. Mueller. A. Pederson family reunion was held at the Sterling Simonson home Sunday. Present were Mr and Mrs Eddie Wilcox and daughter of Algona, Mrs Borg Pederson and son Percy of Hampton, Mrs Theodore Pederson, Mr and Mrs Robert Pederson and family, Mr and Mrs Andrew Pederson and family, Mr and Mrs Melvin Pederson and family and Mrs Henry Pederson and family of Rolfe, and Mrs Eida Simonson of Whittemore. Mn.and Mrs Leroy Elbert, and Mr and Mrs Harold Elbert visited at the home of Mr and Mrs Walter Elbert in Algona Monday evening, on the wedding anniversary of Mr and Mrs Walter Elbert. John Burke and daughter Mary Jo and son Timothy arrived here Saturday from Chicago, to visit with the former's parents. Mr and Mrs Frank Burke. Ralph Sebers and Ronald Hedin spent the weekend here with- their respective parents, Mrs Dorothy Rose.ndahl and Mrs Myrtle' Frost. Mr and Mrs Arthur Heidenwith, Dorothy Rosendahl anci Kay Frances and son Daniel and Mr and Mrs Herman Voigt oi here and Mr and Mrs Gerald Ollom and Rosella Voigt of Algona were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr and Mrs Lloyd Walker in Albert Lea. Mr and Mrs Leonard Kienit/. of Graettinger and Mr and Mrs Reinhard Kienitz of Milaca, Minn, were Friday evening visitors at the home of Mr and Mrs Ernest Meyer. Charlotte Meier, stuuent nurse at the Naeve hospital in Albert Lea, Minn., spent the weekend with her parents, Mr and Mrs Theodore Meier. Mr and Mrs Joseph Kollasch of Elmore, Minn, spent Sunday at the parental home of Mr and Mrs Louis Greinert. Mr and Mrs Frank Piekarski left for Fergus Falls, Friday, to visit relatives for several days. Jimmy Sullivan, small son ol the Francis Sullivans, fell out of a swing at school recently am suffered a fractured right arm He also broke his eye glasses ii the fall. 4 Los Angeles Guests Visit At St. Benedict St. Benedict—Mr and Mrs Albert Germann, their son, Harold, daughter, Charlene and a girl friend of Wells. Minn, had the evening meal at the home of Mr and Mrs Nick Arndorfer Thursday. Oct. 25. In the evening the above persons went to the home of Mr and Mrs Leo Ludwig. Others present wore Mr anci Mrs Dennis Carroll of LuVerne. Roman Arendt. Dorothy Arndorfer and son, Ronnie, Mr and Mrs Jack Kutschara, Mr and Mrs Albert Simons and Mr and Mrs Bill Hildebrandt. the latter 4 of Los Angeles, Calif. Albert is a brother of Mrs Ludwig and Mrs Nick Arndorfer and Mrs Kutschara and Albert and his wife spent Sunday evening. Oct. 28 at the Nick Arndorfer home. They have to go on their homeward journey Oct. 31. Mr and Mrs Bob Hardcopf Jr. of Kansas City, Mo. became parents of a boy weighing, somewhat over 6 lb?, Oct. 25. They have n daughter, Jan, who was a year old recently. Mr and Mrs Joe Klemni and daughter Joan and Mr and Mrs Philip Arndorfer and family were dinner guests of Mr and Mrs Nick Arnaorfer Sunday, Oct. 21. The St. Benedict card club met at the home of Mrs Philip Arn-; dorfer Oct. 22 and Mary Cink won high prize. Mr and Mrs Dan Froehlich went to Castana where their daughter Ruth lives. Dan returned but Regina remained for 10 days Their daughter Ruth and son-in- law, Jim O'Hara, became parents of a baby girl who was christen* ed Layonne Marie. Mr and MrS Francis Froehlich drove to Cas- lana, too, and were sponsors for the new girl who was born, Oct. Portland Twp. By Mrs. Victor Fitch Mr and Mrs Lawrence Govern spent Sunday in DCS Moines where they were Godparents for Linda Ann Murphy, Mrs Govern's great-niece. Sunday evening guests at the Tom Trenary home were Mr and Mrs Ted Green and family of Ledyard and Mr and Mrs Harold Becker. Mr and Mrs P. W. Marlow and family were Sunday dinner guests at the Clara Marlow home m Burt. Mr and Mrs Mike Arend were Sunday supper guests of the El Erpcldings of Algona. Mr and Mrs Lawrence Presthus spent Sunday afternoon at the Will Gifford home and also visited Mr Presthus' sister and family, the Roy Merchants of Lone Rock. Tuesday evening visitors at the Earl Zwiefel home were Mr and Mrs Ronald Ortman and family of Burt and Mrs Ed Zwiefel and Orlo Zwiefel of Titonka. Mrs Earl Zwiefel and Mrs Victor shopped in Algona Wednesday afternoon. Mr and Mrs Mike Arend and Mr and Mrs Paul Weber were Thursday evening supper guests at the Martin Griese home in Burt. Darrell Davis and Wendell Willrctt went to Rockford, 111. to visit Vernal Kotstlef over the Weekend. Vernal has been employed in Rockford since June 12, he Is the son of Mr and Mrs Gco Koi'stlct of Burt. Mr and Mrs Mennet Trvmkhill got word Saturday morning oi their first grandchild, a 7 pound and 6 ounce baby boy born to Mr and Mrs David Weston, stationed at the Travis air force base at Fairficld, Calif. Mrs Weston is the former Deloris Trunkhill. Mrs Tom Trenary spent Thu/s- day afternoon at the Harold Becker home. Mrs Becker has p. very painful finger, after having a sliver removed from under F nail. Norita Trunkhill is staying on at tier sister's home, Mrs David Wcston, at Fairfield, Calif, to help care for the new baby Norita has been in California since about Sept. 1st. Mr and Mrs Ora Ollom of St. Paul. Minn, visited Friday and Saturday at the Tony Jandl home. Saturday morning the Jandls and Olloins went to West Bend to see the Grotto. Mr and Mrs George Sengsbush and family of Jackson, Minn visited at the Tony Jandl homr Sunday evening. Their smaii son was seriously injured some time ago when he was struck by a car. Mrs Ray Fitch called at the Victor Fitch home Friday morning. Mr and Mrs C. L. Young visited Wednesday evening at the Robert Kain home. I'm sure God knew what he was doing when he put man's eyes in front of his ...head— Where he's going is more important than where he's been. A sobriquet is a nick name. Blakjer Church Observes 80th Anniversary Seneca — The Blakjer Congregation observed the 80th anniversary of its founding at special services held Sunday, Oct. 21. Dr. T. V. Jordahl, president of the South Central District, spoke at the morning services. A special vocal selection was presented bv Mr3 Otto Wilberg and Mrs Linus Jensen. Following a dinner at noon in the church dining room the group reassembled at two o'clock for an afternoon session. It began with the church organist, Mrs John Johannesen playing "O Master, Let Me Walk With Thee". Her.;--y Looft, president of the Blakjer Congregation, welcomed the guests. The Rev. Harlan Blockhus gave the devotion and an instrumental quartet, Ronnie Johannesen, David Looft, Lois and Raymond Wilberg, played a medley of sacred songs. The history of the congregation was then presented oy Ted Jensen after which a vocal double •.iuet. Lois Wiibc-rg, Marilyn Johannesen, Janet Geilenfeld and Marlene Jensen sang "I Love Thy Church O Lord". The history of the Blakjer Women's Missionary Federation, which has been organized for 60 years was read by Mrs Henry Looft. Rev. Carlo Petersen, pastor of the St. John's Lutheran club at Ringsted, spoke on The Reformation. Rev. Blockhus presented closing remarks and also called on J. H. Jensen and Peter Thorson for some reminescences of early days. Peter Thorson was a member of the first confirmation class which was recorded in the records of the church. Mr Jensen told of the social life of the young people in the early days of our church. Following the program a coffee hour was enjoyed in the church parlors. Mrs Amey Cherland, president of the W.M.F. and Mrs P. H. Jensen poured. There were guests in attendance from Algona, Cylinder, Ringsted, Armstrong, Wallingford, Fairmont and Milford. SAVE *7.2O ON NORELCO MEN'S ELICTRIC SHAVER Latest model, brand new and fully guaranteed. Complete with case, cord and cleaning brush. Regularly retails at $24.95. Our price $17.75 postage paid. All orders filled within 24 hours. ' Your money back if you are^iot fully satisfied. Send checker money orderto JOHN BROOKS, Dept. 34 Box 212, St. Louis 3, Mo. PLANTATION BALLROOM WHITTEMORE. IOWA Friday, Nov. 2 WNAX Bohemian Band FREE ADMISSION (Sponsored by Young Republican*) Sunday, Nov. 4 GUY Di IIP Friday, Nov. 9 RAY STOLZENBERG Sunday/ Nov. 11 ART KIRMSE Friday, Nov. 16 SPIKE HASKEU No Advance Booth IfffryQticflS — Poor* Op*n at 8:30 THE MIGHTY CHRYSLER 'i Hit g/omorou,, tow-prictd 1957 Qtryiiv WiWior V-8 Jjinouncirrg the most glamorous car in a generation! 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Try Chrysler's new Torsion-Aire Ride and you'll think some of the laws of gravity, motion and inertia have been suspended in your favor. No more rock and roll. No more pitch when you stop. Chrysler's new torque rod suspension and lower center of gravity give you a brand new ground-skimming "feel" of the road. The wheels ride the contours .. • but you don't. The road just pours under you. J & L MOTORS • 600 Diagonal • Phone 595 4-H Lenders Plan '57 Program Twenty boy's 4-H club leaders attended a 4-H organization meeting for the 1957 club year at the Extension Office, Oct. 24. The program for the new year was discussed by Robert Johnson, county extension youth assistant and Dean Barnes, county extension director. 4-H members enrolled in the agricultural program will study subjects related to animal husbandry with special emphasis on "Little Pig Losses" in February and March this year. A full schedule of activities anci events is planned which inclucic such things as tours, conventions, camps, judging, demonstration contests and the Kossuth County Fair. Leaders attending the meeting were Lloyd Thorson, Gerald Soderberg, Leon Clapsaddlc, Paul Trenary, Kenneth Strayer, Bill Fritz, Everett Johafison, Cecil Thoreson, Sidney Payne, Sotefl Pedersen, Ray Elbert, Bill Kuecker, Bernard Thilges, John Mosbach, Vincent Votteler, Ray Ffie^ den, Earl Crouch, Eugene Drager, Joe Skow, Leander Vaske, and Dean Barnes and Robert Johnson, extension personnel. ^ Public Schools Closed Friday All of Algona's public school teachers will attend the state education convention in Des Moines this weekend. Consequently, there will be n'o classes at all Friday, Robert Stephenson of the local high school will participate in a pupil guidance section at the convention, which is expected to draw 16,000 teachers to the state capital. , FRI., NOV. 2nd Heal winners of corn shelling competing for Championship 300 Ib. better heifer awarded. __.„ RIDGE RIDERS fa ORCH. SAT., NOV. 3rd HENRY CHARLES And Orchestra Partials now available For Fridays & Saturdays New at Bjustrom's! "COLLAPSE-A-DOOR" Doors THEY SAVE SPACE- THEY ADD SMART, , , ii NESS — open or shut, they replace your old , , , r . 1 r 7 they add attractive- wood room doors ness to any room You Can Easily Install Yourself ! Full Size Folding Door — In Grey or Pearl— Sandy Beige 6 95 COMPLETE WITH ALL FITTINGS Collapss-A-Doors are made of a solid vinyl sheet especially created for folding doors. The colors are permanent through and through so there is no surface to wear off. They are extra full size and the accordian pleats are heat- set to give a luxurious appearance. 12 pleats with nylon hangers give non-sag support and the elevated weights in Ihe bottom complete a well-balanced installation. You'll like them immensely for the SPACE THEY SAVE. EHrr.inates ihe door that has to swing out into the room. Can be used anywhere — for bedroom, kitchen, closets, pantries, playrooms, etc. You can hava either a right-hand or left hand sliding action. Come and see Collapse-A-Door installed in our store! . . . and see how for just $6.95 you can make a door in ycur home something new, modern and attractive! STASUI5HEO 1925

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