The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 11, 1956 · Page 14
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M*S. ARDItH HALVERSON N«wt editor ifeni &n December 11, 1956 ly Tfii topfitf e«i M«ta«f Publlihinf Co., Algeria, l«wo Xmas Programs Readied By All Fenton Churches - As Christinas draws various church pro- festivities ;ire being Fenton near, the prams aru prepared. As usual the annual Christmas programs (if St. .John's Lutheran church and SI. Luke's Lutheran will be presented on Christmas Eve. Members of the Sunday School and Walther League members plan to spend an evening enrol- ing. At the Methodist the members of the Kindergarten, Primary find Junior Department will have «i Christmas party Wednesday. Dec. 19. at 7 p.m. The annual Christmas program will be presented Friday evening, Dec. 21. at 7:30. Sunday, Dee. 23, the Methodist Youth Fellowship plans to go caroling and on Monday evening nt 7:30 the group will have their annu:il candle lighting service. 66fh Anniversary Guests , in the Ben Mitchell home last Sunday in honor of their 66th, wedding anniversary were Mr and Mrs Ole Pedcrsen, Mr and Mrs Martin Olson, Mr and Mrs John Micklick and Carolyn of Northwood, Mr and YOUR GUIDEPOST TO ALL MONEY MATTERS 11 111 You can feel confident that your interests will be care- fully considered and all your financial matters will be given prompt and expert attention. FIRST TRUST & SAVINGS JS BANK • Fenton and Armstrong LOOK YEARS AHEAD...and buy a Fully Automatic FOR ONLY Per Week Bowl Shaped STAINLESS STEEL TUB guaranteed for a lifetime Only f peed Que*o you tb« many advantage* of laundering your clothes in * mirror* smooth, bowl-shaped tub of nut-proof, corrosion* proof, chip f prpoL JTAINIESS STEEL. Here if oomatchable dufvj •bilicy—supreme wash* •biliry —> genuine econoji my. Whether you prefef *n automatic o* wringe* type, you can enjoy all «h« exclusive benefits of fpeed Queen'* lifetime* Stainlew Steel tub. Stop •ad «* &3B (fa* 3.50 Per Week As Advertised In Today's Farm & Home Section STOEBER HARDWARE FENTON, IOWA Mrs Milford Mitchell of Lone- Rock, Mr and Mrs Morris Mitchell, Mr and Mrs Albert Mitchell, Mr and Mrs Duane Ha- biu-ker and children of Btirt, Mr and Mrs Richard Underwood. Mr and Mrs Arnold Olson and family of Armstrong, Mr and Mrs Merle Flint of Ringsted, Mr and Mrs Arnold ITaller and family of Marble Rock. W.S.C.S. Meeting The Woman's Society of Christian Service met Thursday afternoon with hostesses, Mrs Wendell Rusch, Mrs Don Shaw, and Mrs Earl Crouch. Mrs IIar\»ey Walker was in charge of the devotional period, assisted by Mrs Gerald Gochenour. Mrs Clayton Ditsworth played for the hymns. . Mrs Wilfred Stoeber presented the lesson 'For All Children'. The subject of the lesson stressed the needs of the children of all nations and was presented in a panel with the following assisting Mrs Stoeber, Mrs Dale Weisbrod.. Mrs W. W. Jolley, Mrs Harvey Walker, Mrs Eugene Huskamp and Mrs Fred Mortenson and her little daughter Kathy. Mrs Frank Ryerson of Burt showed slides of children. Mrs Clarence Underwood, vice president, presided at the business meeting. The Society voted to send gifts of money to the Hillcrest Baby Fold and to Wall Street Mission in Sioux City. Mrs Harvey Walker asked the members for sheets and pillow cases 'that can be torn into bandages,to be sent to the mission field in Africa. Mrs E. W. Ruske. Red Cross representative, announced that a free will offering will be taken at Ihe church service the next two Sundays, for Hungarian Relief. Ten first grade girls sang 'Evening Prayer' from the Operetta 'Hansel and Gretel by Humper- riinck.' They were presented by Mrs Roger Walker who accompanied them at the piano. Circle To Meet The Gladys Circle of the WSCS Will meet Thursday. Dec. 13. in the 'home of Mrs S. E. Straley. Mrs John Thecsfield will have the Worship service and Mrs Paul Hudson will present the lesson. RoIJ call will be 'A Christmas I Remember Best.' This will be the Christmas party for Die Gladys Circle. St. John's Ladies Aid St. John Lutheran Ladies Aid met Thursday afternoon, Dec. 5 for their annual Christmas party with a gift exchange. At the business meeting, gifts of money was given to the Red Cross for Hungarian Relief, and to tho mission work of the church. The program for the afternoon .included hymn singing by the group. Readings were given by Rev. W. H. Friedrich and Mrs Walter Jentx. A Christmas contest was conducted by the group. The children of the Parochial School sang Christmas hymns. The program closed with readings by Mrs Martin Ohm and Mrs Howard Bierstedt. A pot luck luncheon was served. Mrs Albert Mitchell spent from Monday to Wednesday of this past week with her daughter Anna Marie in Sioux Falls, S. D. Anna Marie is attending Au.fiustana College. Wednesday evening guests in the Clifford Douglas home in honor of Billy's second birthday we-re Mr and Mrs Merle Voiul and family, Mr and Mrs Franklin Mueller and boys and William Voigt and Peggy. The Ellen Circle of the WSCS will meet Thursday, Dec. 20, with Mrs Gerald Gochenour for their regular meeting and Christmas party. Brownie Scout Troop No. 4 met Monday at. the Scout Rooms. Five mothers were preseot at the meeting, Mrs Arnold Hanson, Mrs Clayton Ditsworth, Mrs Clifford Douglas, Mrs George Mienke and Mrs Donald Luedtke. The pirls presented their booklets to their mothers. The group enjoyed singing Christmas carols, after which a lunch wa.s served by Jennifer Struecker. The Troop plans to go caroling Monday, Dec. 17. Afternoon and supper guests in the Franklin Mueller home last Sunday were Mr and Mrs Harvey Henricksen and family and Mr and Mrs Howard Bierstedt and family of Lone Rock. Mr and Mrs Fred Fesseler and Lowell Fesseler were Sundav t'uests in the Elmer Lee home at Estherville. Mr and Mrs Kenneth Halver.son. Merle and Barbara were afternoon visitors in the I.ee home. Mr and Mrs Wallace Brown of Gruver were Wednesday callers in the Clayton Ditsworth home. Mr and Mrs Arnold Haller of Marble Rock were last weekend guests in the parental Morris Mitchell home. Mr and Mrs William Hantelman went to Nerstarynd. Minn. last Friday to attend a funeral. Mr and Mrs Delond Bolie and family are leaving this Tuesday for a visit with relatives in North Dakota. They expect to be gone about a week. Sundav guests in the Charles Newe! home for an early Christmas observance were Mr and Mrs Richard Mccarty and sons of Hartley, anc Mr and Mrs Lvlc Newel and i mily. Mr and Mrs Charles New.»l are leaving Wednesday morning for Long Beach. Calif., where they will spend Christmas with their son Harold and family. Mrs Lauritz Nelson and Mrs BeUy Freeman and son Leslie of Goldfield were last Saturday guests in the Henry Wilberg home. Mrs Ella Waite went to Duluth, Minn, last week and will spend the winter months with her sisters and brother. The Legion Auxiliary will meet this Fridny afternoon, Dec. 14 in the home of Mrs Hans Baago for their annual Christmas party. Last Saturdav evening dinner guests in the Ed Mitchel.l home were Mr and Mrs Albert Mitchell, Mr and Mrs Richard Underwood and Lynnora, Mr and Mrs Morris Mitchell and Mr and Mrs Arnold Haller of Marble Rock. The Fairvill Ladies Aid Society met Thursday afternoon. Decein- ber 6 for their annual Christmas party. Hostesses were Mesdames Elmer Grienert, Arnold Hantelman, Gerhart Hantelman ana Martin Hantelman. Guests were Mrs Eugene Mansager, Mrs Lloyd Bleckwenn and Mrs Elmer Lan- gerrnan. Coming Events Thursday, Dec. 13 — Bertha Circle of the WSCS; Gladys Circle of the WSCS; Depew Fellowship Circle; Friendly Neighbor Club. Friday, Dec. 14 — Legion Auxiliary. ' Monday. Dec. 17 — Community Cluh supper. Thursday, Dec. 20 — Blakjer WMF; Ellen Circle of the WSCS. Seneca Girl Is Ringsted Man's Bride, Nov. 30 Seneca — A former Senecnn. Miss La Rue. Mae Culbertson, now of Ringsted and John O. Genrich, son of Mr and Mrs Walter Genrich, Swea City, were married at 11:30 A.M., Nov. 30, at the St. Paul's Lutheran parsonage at Ringsted. the Rev. George Pa'lcson officiated at the single ring ceremony. The attendants at the weddine were Kathleen Culbertson, sister of the bride and Gary Culbert son, brother of the bride. Immediately following the ccremonv a reception was held •jft the'home of the bride's parents for the immediate family Mr and Mrs Russell Hoien, Mrs Rita Tanner and the Rev. and Mrs P.illeson. The counle left after the reception for a trip to California where they plan to make their home. The bride attended grade school in Seneca but was graduated from the Ringsted High School. She took a course in beauty culture and upon its completion set up and operated her own. beauty shop in Ringsted. The groom was graduated from the Swoa Citv High School. Hi- served two years in the armed forces and since then has been employed bv Gamble Robinson in Estherville. The Seneca Modern Mixers held their Christmas party at the home of Mrs Cecil Anderson Tuesday afternoon. Mrs Fred Wienberger and Mrs Lester Osborn were the honored birthday members. Each member brought a sift to be Hacked and sent to a Children's home. Mrs Everett William had charge of Ihe entertainment after which the gift exchange was enjoyed. Lovely refreshments v/ere served by the hostess in keeping with the approaching holiday season. Instead of the regular meeting in Jun- uaiy an evening party will be held with the husbands as guests. Mrs Pearl Hurt will be the host- New Chief Of Fire Dept. At Whiftemore Whittemore — In a special meeting held Thui-sdav evenin-j bv the local firemen in the fire Ir<ll in Whittemore. election of officers took place. Melvin Heinrich was elected chief. Dean F. 1 - br-rf was reflected assistant chief Elmer Ostwald was reflected foreman. Martin f Butch) Potrat/. secretary and Melvin Roebor, treasurer, Wilbur Roeber. who served ns chief for the past 14 years, xva.s succeeded by Melvin Heinrich. Mr and Mrs Hugo Gade of Al- fnna visited at the home of Mrs Mathilda Meyer Monday evening Mr and Mrs Herman Voigt and Mr and Mrs Archie Voigt wore Monday evening six o'clock dinner gucjsts with Rosella Voigt in Algona. Evening callers were Mr and Mrs Arthur Heidenwith. Dorothy Rosendahl and Leona Seimer, the latter of Algona. Mr and Mrs John Weiskirscher .ind son James and Mr and Mr.- J. J. Weiskirscher of Shullsburg, Wis. visited last week Monday at the home of Mr and Mrs Edmund O'Brien. Mrs John Weiskirschejr is a cousin of Mr O'Brien. A number of relatives of Mr and Mrs Norman Schultz gathered at. their home Wednesday evening to celebrate his birthday. Present were Mr and Mrs John Abbas and Mr and Mrs Robert Alcon of West Bend, Mr and Mrs Herbert Fotratz, Mr and Mrs Arthur Heidenwith', Mr.and Mrs Herninn Voigt, Mr and Mrs Charles Schultz, Harlan Pompe, Katy Esser and Verona Zumach and Kenneth Mergen of Whittemore. 500 was played at four tables. Herbert PotraU won the high prize and John Abbas, low; Mrs Arthur Heidenwith, high, and Mrs John Abbas, low. A lunch was served before the guests departed. Mrs Dora Faulslich was hostess Tuesday afternoon at a luncheon. Present were Mrs Forrest Gilmore, Mrs Harold Kuecker, Mrs Arthur Heidenwith, Mr? Mathilda Mever, Mrs Joe Nordseth, Airs Herman Voigt and Mrs Archie Voigt. Mr arid Mrs Archie Voigt entertained a number of friends and neighbors at pinochle Friday evening. Present, were Mr and Mrs Otto Ruhnke, Mr and Mrs Henry Wiehtendahl, Mr and Mrs George Meyer. Mr and Mrs Arthur Heidenwith, Mr and Mrs Harold Kuecker, Mr and Mrs Marion Hyink and Mr and Mrs Herman Voigt. Marion Hyink won high, and Henry Wichtendahl, low for the men. Mrs Otto Ruhnke high and Mrs Herman Voigt low for i the women. A delicious lunch was served. Mr and Mrs Leo Sankey of Britt were Sunday' afternoon and evening visitors at the home of Mr and Mrs Arthur Heidenwith. Mrs Sankey and Mr Heidenwith are sister and brother. , * Mr and Mrs William Meyer Sr., and Mrs Mathilda Meyer were Friday dinner guests at the home of Mr and Mrs Elvin Meyer. Evening callers were Mr and Mrs Ernest Meyer and children. The occasion was the birthday of Elvin Meyer. Albert (Shorty) Meyer who recently suffered a heart attack at the Leo Hantelman farm west of West Bend where he was employed as a farm hand, \yas trans- fercd from Fort Dodge 'Lutheran to the Veteran hospital in Clinton last week. , Mrs Edward Greinert entertained the South-side 500 Club at her home Tuesday evening. Mrs Louis Braatz winning high, Mrs H'jnry Wichtendahl, low, and Mrs Amanda Ruhnke the plate pri/.e. Mr and Mrs Mike Koppcn attended the funeral of Hiram Ward, 59, a brother of Mrs.Kop- pcn at Bemid.ii, Minn, last week. Mr Ward was killed instantly when a tree fell on him. He is survived by his wfe and -a fain ily of six children, five brothers and two sisters. making wood fiber flowers. This being the Christmas meeting, a gift exchange was enjoyed after which everyone joined in the singing of Christmas carols. Marilyn Johannesen is the club reporter, Seneca Teams Lose The Seneca basketball teams split a double header with Gruver on their floor Tuesday evening. The girls took a hard fought game, 51-49, while the boys bowed to their opponents 46-32. Marilyn Johannesen scored 30 points for the local girls team, Seneca Stars Xmas Party Seneca — The Seneca Stars 4-H Club held their annual Christmas party Dec. 3 at the home ' of Sharon Dorsey. All members were in attendance and answered rol eall by naming a Christmas gift that she eould make. • The group made plans to go Christmas caroling with the Seneca Progressive Farmers. Five year awards were presented to Margaret Nielsen, Dorothy Petersen, Karen Larson, Lois Wilberg and Sharon Dorsey. A team demonstration on washing sweaters, nylon and wool, was presented by Mary England and Carol Hanisch. Marilyn Johannesen gave a talk on sewing. Karen Larsen talked on Table Courtesy. 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The scoring wa« quite evenly divided in the boys game; Roger Nielsen had 9 points to his credit while Dave Looft and Gail Kauffman each scored 8. Friday night both teams bowed to Dolliver in an away from home game. The girls were outscored by Dolliver 53-33 while the boys came from a 14-28 halftime score to a 37-39 scare at the end of the third period, although Seneca fought hard the 4th period they couldn't outscore Dolliver. Dvvane Johannesen scored 20 points for the locals. Marian fieavers and Margaret Fischer, students at Icnva State Teachers College at Cedar Fulls, are enjoying a between quarters break with their parents this weekend. They will resume their classes on Tuesday morning. Mrs Carrie Odin moved the early part of the week to her future home at Estherville. Mr and Mrs Bill Loss of Algonn, who purchased the farm from Mrs Odin this full, will be moving in this week. FENTON BUSINESS and PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY J. 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