The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 3, 1966 · Page 6
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 3, 1966
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(le.) Upper Oft Me5rt« Ttwndoy, March I, 19*6 Sexton Folks P. e » ljt » MR. AND MRS. Loais Schumacher entertained at dinner in honor of the birthday of Earl Sheppard, 70, Feb. 22. Other guests were fee honoree's wife, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Haag, and Mr. and Mrs. Mike Wagner, Wesley. MR. AND MRS. Andrew Hanson had as guests over the weekend their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Tippin and Brett of Spencer. Other guests Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Venteicher and Mr. and Mrs. George Hanson of Buffalo Center. ALAN HOLT is spending his quarter-break with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Holt. He attends the University at Ames. MRS. NANCY MORRALL spent from Friday till Sunday at Armstrong with her grandchildren while the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Morrall, were atBrain- erd, Minn, seeing Mrs. MorralTs mother, Mrs. Sid Shilling who is hospitalized. MRS. MARY OLSON, Mr. and Mrs. Lou Hoover, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Deibler, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Yeoman and Paula went to Klemme Friday to visit with Mr. and Mrs. Gary Alberts. MRS. CHARLES Patterson re- returned some time ago from the west coast. New Year's Day she saw the Rose parade at Pasadena and from there went to Walla Walla, Wash, and visited with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Perry. Later she plans to visit other members of her family in the east. MR. AND MRS. James Allen celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Sunday and bad dinner at Van's Cafe with their attendants of forty years ago, Mr. and Mrs. William Geering. Other guests were Mrs. Nellie Van Allen, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Cook, the latter of w.hom was also observing a birthday, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Bestenlehner and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Van Allen. Arrangements for the event were made by their sons, Jack of Calif., Dick and William Allen and their wives. The honorees were presented with a money tree. MR. AND MRS. Elmer Phillips were at Albert Lea, Minn, last week Thursday and Friday visiting with Elmer's brother Lloyd and wife. The wife is a surgical patient at Naeve hospital. MR. AND MRS. Pete Helmers, Tony and Terry Lee came from Illinois Friday and took the mother, Mrs. John Helmers, to Ft. Dodge where her birthday was observed Sunday at the Virgil Wilschusens. They were joined by the Richard Helmers of Duncombe. PATRICIA GROEN of Burt and janette Wichtendahl of Lone Rock are leaving soon for Fort Dodge where they will be employed as nurses aides at Friendship Haven. MR. AND MRS. Ralph Harberts, former Algonans, came from Montevideo, Minn, to attend the James Scuffham 40th wedding anniversary Saturday evening. They have been house guests of Mr. and Mrs. Leo McEnroe. Sunday they were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Erickson, whose son Leslie's tenth birthday was being observed. MR. AND MRS. Julius Peterson were at Royal Sunday to help celebrate the birthday of their daughter, Lucille, Mrs. Harold Anderson. LINDA PARSONS ; and her classmate, Roseanne Smith of Sioux City, where they attend Morningside College, spent the weekend here with Linda's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Vic Parsons who were accompanied by Linda's grandmother, Mrs. Claude Samson, to bring them here. MR. AND MRS. Frank Moulton and Mr. and Mrs. Ted Chris- chilles were at Waterloo Friday and Saturday attending the wrestling tournament, MR. AND MRS. VaUo Naudain spent Friday at Elmore, Minn, with the tetter's brother-in-law and sister, Mr, and Mrs. Clarence Maland. MR. AND MRS. Albert Olson recently returned from Webster City where they had spent the winter with their son Dean UMI * til i Will TOUr West Trucks In Week For A Month MR. AND MRS. Louis McEnroe spent Sunday at Spencer with Mr. and Mrs. Robert Schmidt and family. BAPTISMAL RTTES were held Sunday at Storm Lake in St. Mary Catholic church for Cheryl Ann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Barton, born Feb. 6. Sponsors were Mrs. Walter Woods and Don Intermill, the latter of Titonksu Others in attendance were Mr. and Mrs, J. L. Intermill,Titonka, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Metzger, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Harry Barton and Mr. and Mrs. Merle Moore and family. MRS. H. W. MILLER was hostess to her bridge club Friday afternoon. High and second high score prizes were won by Mrs. G. W. Stillmau and Mrs. M. G. Bourne respectively. MR. AMD MRS, H. W. Miller were at Mapleton Saturday visiting with the former's brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Myron Miller. MR. AND MRS. Webster Orton had as guests Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Abernathy., Carol Jean and Diane, Mason City, and Mr. and Mrs. Don Bentele and family of Des Moines. Mr. Bentele is a brother of Mrs. Orton. MR. AND MRS. Ralph parsons were visited overnight by their daughter and husband Mr. and David Lightly of Waterloo. Mr. Lightly did the calling for the square dance held at the V. F. W. ball. MR. AND MRS,Paul Palmer have received announcement of the birth of a son to their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Palmer of Fairbanks, Alaska, where Charles is in service. The infant was born Feb. 18 and weighed 10 IDS. He has been named Charles Todd. MRS. MILTON DAHL was visited for a short time Sunday eveing by her grandson Tom Vlnson, wife,~"ffiaay .'affit/VBad "" of Madrid, where he'teaches! They were enroute home from Rock Rapids where they had visited with Tom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Craig Vinson. MR. AND MRS. Paul Palmer had as guests their daughter-in- law, Mrs. James Palmer, Anaheim, Calif., and brother, Mr. Dodd, also of Anaheim, who with Mrs. Dodd had flown here to attend the funeral services for the grandfather at Garner. MRS. ESTHER HELBERG, Mrs. Marguerite DaM, Mrs. Elizabeth Post and Mrs. Mabel Lee went to Titonka Sunday. Mr. "and Mrs. Glen Graham and Mr. and Mrs. Amie Ricklefs were also visitors there, Mr. Ricklefs having relatives in the area. Constance Rae Thilges, daughter of the Owasld Thilges, celebrated her 12th birthday Feb. 19 when several of her friends and relatives came to surprise her at her home. Those present were Mrs. Dennis Miller, Jay and Keith of West Bend, Maureen, Brian and Garry Thilges, Algona, Mrs. Ed Immerfall, Craig and Cindy, Cheryl Knecht, Dianne Welp, Colleen Hegarty , Susan Dearchs and Barbara Dimond, all of Algona. Lunch was served after an afternoon of dancing and games. Beta Sigma Phi, Algona women's sorority, is sponsoring a special movie this Saturday morning, 10 a. m. at the Algona Threatre. Admission is 50£ to "The Love of Mike" starring Richard Basehart. Six color cartoons will also be shown. Garry Thilges, son of the Oswald Thilges was pleasantly surprised Feb. 21 when some classmates and friends came to help observe his 17th birthday. Guests were Maureen, Connie and Brian Thilges, Mary Jane, Doris and Wayne Taphorn, Bob Mergen and Craig yitzthum. Evening was spent playing cards after which all enjoyed pizza. Jay and Keith Miller, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Miller of West Bend, spent several days the past two weeks with their grandparents! Mr. and Mrs. Oswald TMlges of Algona. Callers at the Walter Hans last week were Mrs. Harvey L. Larson and Ronnie and Mr. and Mrs. Dillard Bishop. SEXTON - Jtos*^nea wettooitt Mr. and Mrs. Martin Mimbacfa had settled down in tbeir borne in the country, ttiey tereal plans for a montt's trip core ring tbe west. They wfll leave the end of March for their danghter's borne at Roy, Utah and both families wfll drive to Tocson, Ariz, to arrive about April 16. This will be tbe first date fiieir grandson, Tommy Taylor, has been allowed company after entering a special mountain school for asthma patients six months ago. He has made considerable improvement as be no longer requires tbe many medications be had been taking. Mrs. Mlmbach's sister, Mrs. Joe Namer of Algona, will take her job at tbe Hugh Black's for tbe month. Another sister, Anna Borches of Waterloo, is here for a visit and may be persuaded to make the trip west, also. - o - Sexton news readers turn up in the strangest places, but last week one came all tbe way from Clear Lake to see if the place she has been reading about is for real. Kay Hejlik of Rockwell and Virginia Klein were Sunday callers at me Art Klein, Dick Lickteig and Roger Arndorfer homes. The girls and Mary Lou McMahon live together at Clear Lake. The other girls have no trouble getting hair fixing appointments since Kay is a Clear Lake beautician. Could it be the Sexton news has the paper's editor convinced there is a city out here with all the usual conveniences of city living since he doesn't believe local residents have to drill their own wells ? Don PeCoy has been having enough trouble just locating water without maving a farmer out of him, too. At last report still no water, although they are quite deep on the second hole in the ground. The local Goodwill representative, Mrs. Nell Opheim, is sending out an appeal to early spring housecleaners to throw away all those things they don't know what to do with. The Goodwill truck will be at her place March 9 and she would HVcg a large collection • deliverSiitb her place by the 8th as the-Goodwill Industries will " have to shut down for lack of material to work on if there isn't a large donation this trip. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Schumacher of Remsen spent Sunday with Mrs. Nell Opheim. Mrs. Schumacher gave an enthusiastic account of her new occupation. She has started working nights caring for elderly patients at a rest home. The Sexton Friendly Club enjoyed a pot-luck dinner at tbe home of Mrs. Art Klein. Although a number were unable to attend because of illness, there was still a good variety of dishes. The company of two former members, Mrs. Ambrose Lickteig and Mrs. Sally Cink, was especially enjoyable and afternoon callers were Mrs. Dick Lickteig Pam and Joe, and Mrs. Roger Arndorfer and Steve. The next meeting will be at the home of Mrs. Elmer Phillips. Among those unable to get out and enjoy the spring-like weather the past week because of poor health were Mrs. Vinnie Laymon and August Kirschbaum. A quiet Sunday afternoon here included a patrolman running down a speeder who must have thought turning off at Sexton would save him. A local f athe r took advantage of the moment to stop the patrolman and request a lecture for his children on the dangers of playing on the road. The officer was happy to oblige, and somehow that uniform impresses so much better than all the parental warnings. The patrolman did say the children on the road situation has greatly improved lately, but just wait until summer and school is out again! To Business College Miss Janelle Bailey of Fenton has enrolled at Nettleton Business College summer term starting June 6. Janelle has chosen a career in the field of business and will pursue her advanced education in the secretarial field at N. B. T. Assign Cases Assignment of cases for the March term of court, which opens here next Monday, with the jury to report Tuesday, March 8, was completed this week. There are eight criminal and seven each civil jury and equity matters slated, The first case will probably be a damage suit, Thomas Vipond et al vs. Wendell Jergenson. Sales of new vehicles tocooty residents totaled 30 last *&*, according to registrations at &e office of County Treasurer Rosella Vcrfgt. Here are fte owners: Chevrolet - C. G. or Kafitfvn KoUascfa, Whittemore; Helmet Fjelsrod, Armstrong; Kenneth or Sandra Bait, pickup, Algona; W. S, Knoner, pickup, Ledyard; Unde imp. Co., pickup, Swea City; V. E. Jensen, Algona; R, L. Bristow, La Verne; R, E. Weber, Bancroft; M. F. Tigges, Burt; D. P. Northrup, LuVerne; G. D. Leek, Wesley; C. C. Bjustrom, Whittemore ; Alfred or Frances Petersen, Fenton. Ford - Fred Jr.or JoaaTranb, Ottosen; D. D. Bunkofske, Swea City; M. C. Clayton, Pickup, Elmore ; John Ashland, pickup, Cor* with; C. C. Johnson, Bancroft; R. A. Larson, Armstrong; A. V. or Elola Kracht, Armstrong; J. F. Coady, Burt. Plymouth - T. R. Vipond, Algona-; H. W. Wehrspan, Fenton; R. L. Buscber, Algona. Pontiac - W. F, or orah Taylor, Algona; Franklin or Bette Kern, Algona. Olds - V. A. Leek, Algona. Honda - M. F. Capesius, Whittemore. Comet - Cook's Welders Supply, Inc., Algona (2). Beef Producers Banquet Is Set March 24 The popular Kossuth county Beef producers'banquet has been set for March 24 at 7 p. m. at Garrigan high school, announces Ross Inman, association president of Bancroft. E. F. Butler, Public Relations Director with Maytag at Newton, will be featured speaker. Mr. Butter is well known for his wit, humor and message. Hormel & Company is again featuring the standing rib roast of beef. Attendance is limited to 400 and tickets are available from the following Beef Association board members - Ross Inman, Bancroft; Swen Larson, Buffalo Center; Leonard Stenzel, Burt, _>.Ray V. Cunningham, Burt; tOscar Tindall, Corwith; Jim Rock, Swea City; Benji Banwart, West Bend, and Harlan Hutchinson, Lone Rock. Tickets are also available at the county extension office or from Galen DeValois, county extension director, and Roger Hiemstra, county extension associate. 18 Division One Ratings, LuVerne Speech Entries Eighteen Division I ratings were received by LuVerne Community high school, students in District Speech Contest at Bode Saturday, Feb. 26. Contestants and ratings received were as follows: Interpretive Prose - Cindi Rugg I, Norma Heinen I , Kris Meyer n; Interpretive Poetry - Earl Will I, Henry Schnakenberg I, Mary Hanselman n; Humorous Declamation - Earl Will I, Lenard Johns I, Becky Watts n; Dramatic Declamation - Linda Rugg I, Kathy Shaw I; Oratorical Declamation - Rick Hersbergen I, Doug Nelson I, Gerald Sill n; Radio - Coleen Johns I, Luana Leek I, Bart Selby nj Original Oratory - Dawn Lindebak I, jane Hanselman I, Zelda Witzel n; Expository Address Elaine Schnakenberg I, Daryl Trauger I, Connie Hefty I; After Dinner Speaking - Gretchen Zentner I, Rita Patterson D, Kathy Shaw H; Story Telling Linda Rogg I; play Reading Delores Eggleston KrisMerriam Gretchen Zentner, Bart Selby and Gerald Sill II. Contestants receiving Division I ratings will advance to state contest competition. Mrs. Anita Walters coached individual entrants and Dennis Holmes directed the play reading group. M-D Meeting The Union Township Mothers and Daughters club will meet March 10 at the home of Hazel Johnson. The program is in charge of Lois Busch, home economist, and is "changes in laundry Methods." Hot Line news is by Helena Dodds. This is election of officers for the coming year, so a large crowd is desired. The nominating comm ittee is Mae Schenck, Bernadette Reilly and Julia Taylor, Audra Heerdt and Mildred Richter are co-hostesses West Bend Area School Vote, 15th March 15 tag been set as the official election date tor residents of the present West Bend Community School District, and also the areas which are proposed to be anneied to the West Bend district. An official notice of this election wfll be totmd elsewhere in this issue, giving the polling locations. Mis are open from 12 noon to 7 p. m. Rodman, Fern Valley Twp. in Palo Alto county, and Whittemore twp. in Kossofh are the areas concerned with addition to the West Bend district. Graveside Rites Graveside rites were held SUCH day, Feb. 27, in Riverview cemetery for Mrs. Grace Dickinson Soon, 55, of Winnebago, Minn. £&e has been an invalid with multiple sclerosis the past 20 years. Her parents were former Kossuth formers, Mr. and Mrs. Roland Dickinson. Mrs. Soon was a niece of the former Sen. L. J. Dickinson of Des Moines. Services were attended by her brothers who came from distances and Mrs. Helen Dickinson Frederickson of Hum' boldt, daughter of the L. J. Dickensons. Rev. Frank Harcey of the Congregational church was in charge. Car Seat Burns Algona firemen were called to the area behind the Moose lodge here at 3 a. m. when fire was discovered burning an auto owned by Jim Klein of Algona. The fire was extinguished and Fire Chief Ralph Elbert estimated damage at $135 as the fire destroyed the front seat of the vehicle. A cigarette was blamed for the fire. Homemokert Mef Hem Cre* Homemakers met Feb. 23 at the home of Marjorie Mawdsley, wift Ardeen Sampson, Itarcella Carman and Violet Davis assisting, Roll cafl wtt answered wifit favorite fv personality I would like to meet. The lesson was given by Delores Bode, recreation by Normapaete and inspiration by Leola Gardner. Wilt Vaccinate BURt - The Bart Community school, in cooperation witt the state Department of Heaim, will conduct a vaccination program at the school March 4. Any student desiring the vaccination for smallpox and the dip* theria, whooping cough and tetanus shot may have it. Also any parent wishing to have a pre-schooler Immunized should bring the child to the school between the boors of 9:15 and 10:15 that morning. Administer* ing the vaccination will be Dr. Bahne K. Bahnson and Public Health Nurse Joyce Hayden. Fall Breaks Wrist Mrs. Julius Peterson fell in her home Saturday and broke her right wrist, A throw rug caused the accident. Social Club Portland Social Club met with Mrs. C. L. Young Feb. 24. Twelve members were present. There was a valentine cookie or cake exchange, plans were made for the club to have dinner at Burt Saturday. The afternoon was spent socially. The March meeting will be at Mrs. Effle Teeter's. Robert C. Sandon, director of music at Shattuck school, Faribault, Minn., will visit alumni and patrons of the school in Algona March 10,1966. Rugs, Uphostlery, and Walls cleaned the Von Scharder way No fuss, no muss, no odor. Cleaned the Von Scharder dry foam way. Rugs can be used the same day. PHONE FOR FREE ESTIMATE TODAY DICK JERGENS Phone 4561 West Bend, Iowa or BEN BRUHNS Phone 3221 West Bend, Iowa LIMITED SUPPLY! WASHER-DRYER COMBINATION ONLY '249.95 OR $13 PER MONTH FOR BOTH 7 CYCLE - 14 POUND CAPACITY MONTGOMERY WARD CATALOG STORE ALGONA oq< SHOP THESE AND OTHER UNADVERTISED SPECIALS! 5-PC. 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