The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 22, 1966 · Page 9
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 22, 1966
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Twin Rivers successful in 3rd bond vote 307 to 149 A $150,000 bond issue was approved by the voters of the Twin Rivers School District of Humboldt County by a 67.3 percent majority Wednesday in a special bond election. 307 voted in favor of the bond issue and 149 against. The Twin Rivers district is composed of the communities of Livermore, Ottosen, and Bode and the surrounding area. The bond issue was favored at Bode 172 to 32 and at Ottosen 58-34. Llvermore voters voted 83-77 against the bond, Leonard A. Miller is superintendent of the Twin Rivers School District that has approximately 600 students. Schools are oper- ated at Bode, Ottosen, and Livermore. Members of the board of education are Tommy Kissinger. Livermore, president; Daryl Frederick, Llvermore; Keith Holland and Robert Nelson of Bode and Arthur Zeman of Ottosen. Mrs. Shirley Knudson of Bode is secretary and Wilfred Rood of Bode is treasurer. Money from the bond issue has been budgeted as follows: $50,000-replace all windows In all three buildings with glass block; $20,000-convert furnaces in three buildings; $10,000-modernize the high school library at Bode; $3,000-modernize the Livermore library; $4,000- modernize Livermore lavatories: $6,000-thermostatlc controls at Livermore and Ottosen; $4,000-improvement of grounds at Ottosen; $1.500-cement work at Bode; $3,700-baseball lighting project at Livermore; $6,000- floor repairs in all three buildings; $7,000~ceillng repairs and tile in all three buildings. $3,000-new lighting in all three buildings: $3,000-doors and entry at Ottosen; $4,000-*emodel and convert coal bins in all three buildings; $4,OOQ-restore Ottosen gym; $l,500-ventllation in gym at Bode; $13,300 for contingencies and possible change in prices. Lu Verne residents vacation LU VERNE-Mr. and Mrs. John Voss, Jr., have returned from a mouth vacation. They visited her brother, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Murray and family of Crown Point, Ind.; friends, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wolf of New Albany, bid. They also visited the T. J. Malcoms of Atlanta, Georgia, coastals of her father, the late W.B. Murray. They they visited the Edward J. Fink and Son research seed com farm at Homestead, Fla.; and toured the Everglades National Park, Key West. Florida. At Winter Haven, Fla., they visited with Mr. and Mrs. John Ramus, former residents of Lu- Verne. They also stopped to see their son, Captain John Dwfeht Voss and family of Pensacola, Florida. They toured New Orleans, attended the Houston Livestock Show held in the Astrodome at Houston, Texas, and visited their daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Rex (Leola Ann) Liu and daughter, Lancy, at Wichita. Kansas. They left Lu Verne February 10 and returned March 10. Harold Klasse in hospital after heart attack LU VERNE-Harold Klasse, farmer southeast • of Lu Verne, entered the Belmond Hospital Tuesday after suffering a heart attack. Mrs. Rosie Hardcopf and her sister, Mrs. Mildred Trunnelle of Wesley, left Monday, March 7, on a chartered bus from Ft. Dodge on a tour to California sightseeing. Mrs. Louise Gronbach of Livermore is also on the tour. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Guy have returned from visiting in Los Angeles and Merced, Calif. Mrs. Guy, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Jack Guy and Mrs. Charles Heinkel went to California on January 17. They visited Mr. and Mrs, Melvin Guy in Merced. Mrs. Roy Guy was injured in a car accident and hospitalized several weeks. Mr, Guy went out to bring her home. The Evening Star Circle of the Methodist Church WSCS met March 10 with Mrs. Dale Zentner. Guests were Mrs. Jon Wilkerson and Mrs. Roy A, Biesemeyer. The devotions and lesson were in charge of Mrs. Ben Hefty. The circle members presented a nigh chair for the twin daughters of Mr, and Mrs. Gerald Ramus. Tte March meeting of theLu* Verne Memorial Society was held Thursday in the town hall. Hostesses were Mrs, A, w. Dimler, Mrs. Ralph Dimler and Mrs. Bonnie Ellifritz. Guests were Mrs. Cora Hippen and Mrs. Earl Neal. Mrs. Neal is a new member. Bingo was played. Mrs. James Hefti entertained the Friendly Neighbor's Club March 8. Mrs. Edwin Hefti presented the lesson topic. The entertainment was in charge of Mrs. Edwin Marty. David Naffziger, student at Iowa State College, Cedar Falls, was a week-end visitor of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Naffziger. Miss Emma Krause visited several days last week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Jones and sons at Algona. Mrs. Jones was a surgical patient at St. Ann's Hospital and is now convalescing at her home. The Missionary Guild were guests Wednesday of Mrs. Earl Neal. Guests were Mrs. Harry Christensen of Humboldt and Mrs. Carroll Gillespie of Renwick. They voted a donation of $5.00 for the March of Dimes and $1.00 for Easter Seal Drive. The Comrade Sunday School class met Wednesday evening after the Lenten service in the rooms of the Lu Verne Evangelical United Brethren Church. The devotions and lesson study were in charge of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Dudley. A social hour followed and hosts were Mr. and Mrs. Harry Naffziger. Winners of the Scotch Doubles at the Lu Verne Lanes March 6 were: 1st, Charles Merkle and Myrna Hinz; 2nd, Charles Sorensen and Betty Hanson; 3rd, Fred Will and Delia Miller; 4th, George Schnetzer and Diane Kiley; 5th, Roger Thompson and Lola Hippen; 6th, Dale Kubly and Kay Henderson; and 7th, Elmer Kubly and Delia Miller. Mrs. James Neville and granddaughter. Lisa Childs, of Ames, visited Tuesday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Dimler. The Biddies and Kiddies 500 Card Club were Tuesday guests of Mrs. Leslie Calkins. Mrs. Herman Schulz was co-hostess. At play, Mrs. Schulz had low score; Mrs. Herman Hinz, high; Mrs. Earl John, travel; and Mrs. Calkins, nine bid. The Tuesday Club were guests March 8 of Mrs. Earl Neal with all members present. Mrs. A. L. Fisher was a guest. Mrs. Percy Brink had the lesson. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Wickett left Friday for a vacation trip to the Ozarks in Missouri, Their son, Steven, stayed with the paternal * grandparents, Mr. and Mrs, Bryce A. Wickett, Mrs. Don BaskerviUe of Des Moines visited Tuesday to Thursday at her home here and with her brother, Lawrence Miller. Mr. and Mrs. BaskerviUe have just returned home from Phoenix, Arizona, The American Legion Auxiliary Unit held its March 7 meeting in the Lu Verne town hall with 16 members present. Hostesses were Mrs, Allen Blake and Mrs. Cecil Watts with Mrs. Earl John assisting, Entertainment bingo playing in charge of Mrs, Bert Ramus and Mrs, Billy Hardcopf. The unit mem* bers were taken on a tour of the new Legion Building they recently purchased, the front rooms of the Lu Verne Corner Store* Pvt. Jerry Bristow has completed his basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and had a leave at home. He reported March 12 at Aberdeen, Maryland, for further training. Jerry is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mervyn Bristow of nea • Irvington. Earl Swiger, 62, retired farmer southeast of Lu Verne, entered Mercy Hospital at Fort Dodge as a medical patient Mrs. Myron May of Hardy was a visitor Thursday evening of Mr. and Mrs. William Bte- ings. * Rev. and Mrs. Ralph Hindman had as week-end guests, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Hulsepus of Defiance and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Dallinger of Griswald. Mrs. Lewis Wilden of Ov&~ tonna, Minn., and her sister. Mr. and Mrs. Auen Darby and their nephew, Gerald Ramus of Lo- Verne. visited in Des Moines with their brother and father, Arthur Ramus. who is ill. Mrs. Alta Madden on Sunday concluded her week's visit with her sister, Mrs. Alma Madden, and went to her new home at Ringsted. She has moved from Cedar Rapids. Mrs. Alma Madden took her there. Mr. and Mrs. John Pernod* and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Casey and their families visited Friday evening with their brother, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Pergande, and family in Renwick to celebrate his birthday. Sunday visitors of Mrs. Lena Hinz and sons, Herbert and Frances, were Mrs. Joe Underberc and Dean; Bruce Miller of Fort Dodge; Mr. and Mrs. Harley Rucher and Pamela and Mrs. Donald Behnkendorf of Bancroft. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Cronk, Mary and Gaylen, were weekend visitors in Council Bluffs with their son, Richard Cronk, and family. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Ristau and family had as week-end guests, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Thorson of Rose Creek. Minn., and their father, Philip Fouarge, of Llvermore. They came to visit Mrs. Edward Behnkendorf of Bradgate, a surgical patient at Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Dodge. She was released Sunday. Tom and Cindy Erpelding, and Leonard John visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Erpelding, in Oelwein Saturday and Sunday. Tom and Cindy are living at the Joel Reding farm home as they complete their school year at the Lu Verne Community School. Mr. and Mrs. William Bird and family moved Saturday to the residence of Mrs. Emma Hoepner. They had lived in the Mrs. Theresa Assing residence. Friends remembered Rev, A. S. Beckman with a card shower on his 89th birthday on March 15, The,father of Mrs. Lawrence Marty, be now lives at the Western Home inCedar Fall*. Mrs. Stanley Genrich spent Monday to Thursday with Mr, and Mrs, David Morriss and family. She went to assist them a* they moved from Evansdale to Cedar Falls. Mr. and Mrs Robert Studw and children of Ameswereweek- end guests of his uncle, Mr. and Mrs, Georp Studer, Mr, and Mrs, Sherman Arenas theatre management most of his life. He grew up at Scottsbluff and managed a theatre there for between 15 and 20 years, prior and after World War D. He also managed a theatre in Arizona for a short time. After being hired by (he Central States firm, he was sent to Ft. Dodge for the past month or two to become familiar with their operation. Mr. Langfitt will leave here shortly after April 1. Algona, (la.) Upper De» Moines Tuesday, March 22, 1966 and Jonl visited Friday and Saturday with his parents. Mr, and Mrs, Grover Arends, at Williams, Iowa* Mr. and Mrs, Frank Gronbach visited Sunday in Sheffield with Mr. and Mrs, Dale Brayton and family. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Dimler were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Don Thompson and family at Huxley. The dinner honored the March 15th birthday of Mrs. Betty Goodner of Fort Dodge. David and Erma Goodner of Fort Dodge were also guests. Word has been received of the serious Illness of Mrs. Ella Woito. Mrs. Woito, who was 87 on March 8, suffered a severe stroke and is hospitalized in Cedar Rapids. New Manager For Theatres Here Arrives LLOYD GRAY Lloyd Gray, 49, of Scottsbluff, Neb., has arrived in Algona. to become the new manager of the Algona downtown and Drive- In theatres. He will work with present manager Ray Langfitt for the remainder of the month, becoming acquainted with the local operation. Mr. Langfitt has been transferred to Kearney, Neb., to manage theatres there for the Central States Theatre Co. Mr. Gray has been active in MR. AND MRS. Don Prewwere visited last Sunday bythelatter's brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Ditsworth, Mason City. MR. AND MRS. Vic Frideres had as guests at dinner last Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Lowman, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Lowman and Mrs. Mae Jones, Albert Lea, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Ditsworth, Swaledale, Mr. and Mrs. Perry Lowman and Mrs. Delia McKee. FUNERAL SERVICES were held last Tuesday at Carroll for Ben Halford and in attendance from various places were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Halford and Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Halford, Roberts, Idaho, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Pfeffer, Clear Lake, Loren Pfeffer, Minneapolis, Mrs. Mae Jones, Albert Lea, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Phil Pfeffer, Mrs. Perry Lowman, Mrs. Delia McKee and Mr. and Mrs. Vic Frideres. MR. AND MRS. Leroy Ditsworth have been visited by the former's sister, Mrs. Gladys Eckstein, Salem, Ore., who returned home Friday after several weeks here. She also visited the Frank Ditsworths at Bancroft and Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Riebhoff, West Bend. MRS. PETE Halsrud is expected home soon from a trip she began last December, going first to San Francisco, where she visited with her son Keith and family. She has also visited relatives in Arkansas and Georgia. MODERN TILLAGE at its FINEST! wf ; y<i s r BRADY FIELD CULTIVATORS WITH TRUE, ACCURATE 6" OR 9" SPACING! 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