The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 21, 1966 · Page 7
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Monday, February 21, 1966
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Algeria (l«.) Upper D« Maine*- Monday, frb. 21, 1966 Quilting Is Popular In Ottosen Area OTTOSEN - Those cold winter days when farm work Is not so pressing, farm women catch up on odd jobs or jobs they enjoy doing, but can't find time for, the rest of the year. These Include knitting embroidering, extra baking, reading, soap making, sewing and quilting to name a few. Mrs. Verne Waechter had a quilt "up" (held taut In a frame) last week and ten women came to help her. Six of them were exposed to quilting for the first time. Helpers were Mrs. Ed Grimm, Mrs. James Banwart, Mrs. Victor Banwart, Mrs. Sam Kropf, Mrs. Mike Coyle, Mrs. Percy Watnem, Mrs. Allen Wat- nem, Mrs. Randy Watnem, Mrs. Carroll Olson and Mrs. Tom Bennett. While the quilt was "up" the six Waechter children, as have children in long years past, found the outstretched quilt an ideal "tent" to play under. The women reminisced on how they had enjoyed just such a tent in their youth and there was much stitching, laughing and visiting, followed by lunch. The United Presbyterian Women tied a comforter Monday which will be sent to their National Missions. Mrs Bessie Cooper pieced and donated the top. Mrs. Clarence Bauer, who enjoys making quilts every winter, is planning to make one this winter, too. - o- Ladies Rural club met Thursday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Kropf for their anniversary party. Husbands and families were guests at the planned pot luck dinner. All members were present except Mrs. Caroline (Grandma) Telford. Mrs. Clara Spurlock of Sutherland was a guest. 500 was the afternoons entertainment. Three local grade school teachers are enrolled in an extension course in psychology given by the State College of Iowa at Ft. Dodge, Tuesday nights. Those enrolled are Mrs. Mike Fronting , Mrs. Leslie Hover- stein and Mrs. Conrad Johnson. Donald Usher attended the National R. E. C. convention at Las Vegas from Sunday until Thursday. Thursday visitors at the LeRoy Worby home for Mrs. Worby's birthday were Mrs. Dean Telford and Steven, Mrs. Roy Telford, Mr. and Mrs. Carlisle Halsrud and family, Mrs. James jacobson, Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Halsrud and family of Bradgate, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Lee of Rutland, and Mr. and Mrs. Terry Lee and sous of Iowa City. Mrs. Ida Worster of Rolfe accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Laurel Worster to Ft. Dodge Sunday where they were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Worster. Mr. and Mrs. Fahey Gress and family were guests at a family supper gathering at the Arthur Banwart home Sunday night. They celebrated Mrs. Minnie Bruellman's 78th birthday. She is the'mother of Mrs. Gress. Mrs , Albert Thorsen, Mrs. Harvey Thorsen, Clara Thorsen, Mrs. Charles Welter, Naomi Struthers and Mrs. Cliff Munson of West Bend attended a valentine party at the home of Mrs. W, E. Hundertmark at West Bend Thursday, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Taylor and Jerry of Austin, Minn, were week end guests at the Howard Hellick- sons. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Waltman and family of dorwith were Sunday dinner guests at the Louis Jacobsons. Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Benson were Sunday dinner guests at the home of his brother, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Benson at Ft. Dodge. Ledyard Scout Receives Church Award Sunday LEDYARD - Robert Powers, son of Mr.andMrs.S.L. Powers, was presented the Catholic Scout award at Strom Lake Sunday. A high mass was celebrated by Bishop Joseph M. Mueller at noon. Immediately following, the award was presented to 50 Catholic Scouts by Father James McCormack, and Eagle Scout from Sioux City. A banquet at 1:30 with Bishop Mueller as speaker, completed the festivities of the day. Robert is a member of Ledyard Sacred heart Catholic church C. Y. 0. and a member of the Lakota Boy Scout Troop 49. Mr. and Mrs. Powers and Margaret attend the ceremonies and the banquet. - o - The truck from the Goodwill industries in Sioux City will make stops at the Methodist and Bethany Evangelical and Reformed churches Feb. 21. Anyone having articles they would like to send is asked to have them at the churches by 9 that morning. Melvln Busch was released from Park hospital, Mason City Monday. Tim Doocy was released from the Blue Earth Community hospital Friday. He was admitted Jan. 17, released two days and then spent another 11 days there. Mrs. Ralph Johnson, formerly of Ledyard, and now living In Buffalo Center , was admitted to the Buffalo Center hospital, Monday. Sita Johnson and Betty Herzog of Minneapolis spent last weekend at the Harold Herzog home. Darwin Jorgenson, Des Moines, visited the parental Earl Jorgensons last weekend. Sunday evening, members of youth fellowship of the Bethany Evangelical and Reformed church were guests of the .young people of the Lutheran church in Swea City at a Valentine party. Thursday, Dr. H. H. Murray of Lakota was at the Ledyard school to talk to the third graders on correct care of the teeth. Each youngster received a tube of tooth paste and a tooth brush. ••••••••••••••••a Account Matter The Federal North Iowa Grain Cd., plaintiff, is seeking to ot>- taln $479.71 In settlement of an account from William Becker, defendant, in a new case filed here this week in district court. •••••••••••••••••a NOTICE! THE SECURITY STATE BANK WILL BE CLOSED TUES., FEB. 22 IN OBSERVANCE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY NOW DURING WHITE SALE SEASON BUY frame! sc&n vuhitestone u>are priced so low it's a big sale value... 45 pc. service for 8 pure white CLOUD NINE w STOCK VAUJE $52.60 Strong, authentic Earthenware body • Completely oven and dishwasher safe! • Detergents never dim its color and lustre • Choose from many accessories • Add individual pieces any time. Decorated patterns also available: $39.95—45 pc. service for 8 WILTGEN JEWELERS 11OE. STATE ALGONA

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