The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 31, 1966 · Page 13
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 13

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 31, 1966
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J MARCH 31, 1966 • Immmmmmmmmmmm* 6-AI0ona (Id.) Upper Des Mo!n»i Thunday, March 31, 1966 Fenton Getting Back Normal After Storm FENTON - Fenton residents and most area farmers were getting back to normal Monday morning after one of the worst weeks in history. Residents of Fenton were without lights for 45 hours but farmers in the area were without much longer. Some areas received electricity for the first time help fill (help f giving help; useful; assistance What it means to you . . . Our one desire here is to be helpful to our customers. We feel that providing a warm, home-like feeling makes the difference between a good and a very good bank. Come in ... we'll be most helpful! de-pend-a-ble (di pen da bal), adj. that which may be depended on Whaflt means to you .. . Reliability'Ys important when you consider a bank. It's peace of mind ... a feeling of security where money is concerned. Enjoy our record of dependability. It's the surest road to financial security. check (chek), n. a written order directing a bank to pay money What it means to you . . . Checking accounts offer many advantages. They save you time when you pay by mail. You have an accurate check on your reserve. Start a checking account today. You'll be glad you did. fi-nance (finans), v., to supply with means of payment What It means to you ... When it comes to financing the. new car, low bank rates can mean a big savings. Let us supply you with the means of payment. Monthly repayment terms can be made to fit your budget. Visit us today. FIRST TRUST ' SAVINGS BANK ARMSTRQNO on Saturday evening and some not until Sunday. Classes were resumed at the Fenton grade school and Sentral high school on Monday mdVning. Telephone service is being restored as fast as possible, but with about eighty miles of telephone wires above ground to find, check and repair, many are still without. Fenton residents were without telephones during the storm because the batteries on which they operate were drained of power and could not be recharged. During the storm, Fenton was isolated with only a two-way radio at the town marshal's off ice connecting them with the outside world. Fenton firemen were busy Friday and Saturday hauling water to farmers for their livestock. During the week while the only heat was in homes with gas stoves, oil burners or some furnaces not needing electricity, many families moved in with friends, neighbors or relatives. On Wednesday evening Jack Munch, Donald Halnzinger, Richard Stuck! and Norman Bellinger took a tractor to the Dr. Jerry Walte farm and brought Mrs. Waite and her three small children and Linda Wegener in to town. On the way back they were hailed by Larry Alt and he and Irene and Tania Berkland also rode to town In the snow bucket on the tractor. Both homes were completely without heat and temperatures In the homes were In the low forties. The Fenton .Cafe has been a hub-bub of activity during and since the storm. On Wednesday evening about 40 people ate supper there and many of them also spent the night there. Since then It has been full at meal time because of the extra utility crewmen working In the area. .„ Mr. gnd^JMlrs. EldqnHantelman and Sandra-stayed with the Walter Krauses until Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Hantelman, Allen and Renee stayed with the Norman Bellingers. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Alt and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Ramus and Denlse were at the Stan Berklands. Mrs. Ervin Votteler and girls and Mrs. Delond Votteler and Delana were stranded at the Ernest Votteler home after the Mother- Daughter banquet. The Fred Boettchers moved in with Mrs. Edna Mueller during the storm. The Larry Gade family and the Lloyd Sunde family were at the Herman Gades. Dr. and Mrs. Jerry Walte and Jeff were with the Donald Halnzingers. Starla and Tammy Walte stayed with the Dr, John Waites. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stuckl and family were stranded In Fenton after they came for Mrs. Stuck! to attend the banquet. Mr. Stuck! is on the police force at Spencer, which was also hard-hit by the storm. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Weisbrod returned from their trip to Hawaii during the height of the storm. They were met at Des Moines by the Paul Voigts and a couple from Ringsted. The group got within a few miles from Algona and spent their time until Thursday stranded on a farm without heat or electricity. The Kenneth Halversons were back in Fenton in time to greet the blizzard after a vacation in Arizona. Also back from a winter vacation in time for the storm were the Ed Meyers. Mrs. Burnett Heine and children stayed with the Gerhart Hantelmans during the storm. Mrs. Seely and Mrs. Ralph Nichols of Whlttemore were stranded at the Marlon Stuckis after the banquet. They stayed until roads were opened on Thursday. Also staying with the Stuckis were the Merle Volgt family. . Mrs. Helen Widdel's granddaughter, Nancy, was with her during the storm, The Joe Culbertson family stayed with the Paul Voigts after the Voigts had power restored on Thursday. No services were held at St. Luke's Lutheran church at Falr- ville on Sunday as the church and surrounding area were still without power. r 0 WORD OF DEATH Word was received during the storm last week of the death of a former Fenton area farmer, William Brass, who had been living in Arizona. He was the brother of Mrs. Theodore Ost* wald of Fenton. The Red Cross chapter from Algona brought the word to Fenton as Fenton had no outside telephone service. - o - St. Luke's Ladies Aid of Fait* ville will meet for Us regular meeting on Wednesday, April 6, instead of on Thursday as Is usual. The film "The Power of the Resurrection" and the icecream social that were to have been held on March 27 at St. John's Lutheran church in Fenton were postponed and will be held on Sunday evening, April 3. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Berkland, Marlln and Karen were Sunday dinner guests of the Oscar Berk- lands of Cylinder. They all visited Mrs. Clara Berkland at the Good Samaritan Home In Estherxllle in the afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Berkland and family of Terrlll were also visitors of Mrs. Berkland. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Relmers entertained at a 500 party Saturday evening. High went to Mr. and Mrs. Larry Gade and low to Mr. and Mrs. William Bruhn. James Bierstedt won travel. Sunday dinner guests of the Albert Mitchells were Mr. and Mrs. Morris Mitchell and Mr. and Mrs. Ole Petersen. Afternoon callers were Mr. and Mrs. Milford Mitchell. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Duncan stayed with the Eldon Duncans during the power outage. Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Jacobsen, Fenton telephone manager, was in Des Moines during the recent storm attending a telephone meeting. 18 Ratings For Sentral Musicians FENTON - Sentral Community high school music groups received eighteen number one , ratings In the vocal department ( and nine number two ratings in the vocal department; eighteen number one ratings and seven number two ratings in the instrumental department, at the Solo and Ensembles music contest at Arnolds Park on Friday and Saturday. Number I ratings in the vocal department went to the following; Robert Krause, bass solo; Gary Rath and Dennis Eldridge, tenor solos: Rennae Votteler and Mary Lou Larsen, trebel high solos; Ri{a Luedtke and Audrey Bergum, trebel low solos, girls sextet, girls quartet, girls trio, boys double quarter A and B, mixed double quartet, mixed A and B quartet, and mixed duet A and B. Instrumental number I ratings went to Kathy Bierstedt for a B CARD OF THANKS For the many comforting acts of neighbors, friends and relatives during our recent bereavement, we sincerely express our thanks. Your many acts of kindness will long be remembered. Mrs. Charles Newel, Mr. and Mrs. Harold L. Newel and family, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle C. Newel and family and Mr. and Mrs. Richard D. McCarty and family. (25) CARD OF THANKS I sincerely thank my friends and pupils for the cards, letters, flowers, and gifts sent me, and for the visits while I was in the hospital. I also thank those who telephoned, came to see me, and brought food after I returned home. I greatly appreciate your kindness. Florence Behne, (25) ! Publ!«h«d Sy tho Upp«r D« Motntft | I PublUWng Co., Alaona, towfi | | JOAN lOUINdtft | I N*w» tdtfor £ Bollinger*MQrlow Vows At Lone Rock, March 26 Annual Meeting, Co-Op Elevator Saturday, Apr. 2 PENTON - The 59th annual meeting of the Fenton Cooperative Elevator Co, will be held Saturday, April 2, starting at 8 p. m., In the grade school gymnasium in Fenton. Directory will be elected and regular business will be transacted. Entertainment will be by radio and television entertainer, Jimmy James, after the meeting, there will be a drawing for a $25.00 bond at 8 o'clock. Drawing for door prizes will be held after the entertainment. Lunch will be served Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Laabs and Mr. and Mrs. James Laabs and family were stranded at the Wilfred Laabs* home during the storm, the women had attended the Mother-Daughter banquet, Mrs. Wendell RuschandMargo were stranded at the Frank McFalls following the banquet. FENTON - John Bellinger, son of the George Bellingers of Fenton, was united in marriage with Georgia AnnMarlow, daughter of the Lyle Marlows of Lone Rock, at St. John's Lutheran church in Burt on Sunday afternoon. Rev. William Scheer officiated at the double ring ceremony. Mrs. Eugene Marlow was matron of honor and Mr. Lloyd Bellinger was best man. Bridesmaid was Miss Deann Marlow and groomsman was Mr. Eugene Marlow. Flower girl was Diann Householder and ring bearer was Rodney Marlow. Ushers were Wendell Willrett and Willis Woodwick. Organist was Mrs. Wilfred Radig and soloist was Mrs. William Marlow. The couple will live in Algona where the bride is employed by the telephone company and the groom will continue to farm with his father and brother near Fenton. (Glenn Studio Foto) NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING The 59th annual meeting of the Fenton Cooperative Elevator Company will be held Saturday, April 2nd, starting at 8 o'clock SHARP, in the Grade School Gymnasium in Fenton. Directors will be elected and regular business will be transacted. Entertainment will be by radio and Television entertainer Jimmy James, after the meeting. There will be a drawing for a $25.00 bond at 8 o'clock sharp !! Drawing for door prizes will be held after the entertainment. Lunch will be served by the Fenton American Legion Auxiliary. Please invite your friends and neighbors to your cooperative's annual meeting. Thank You: Norman A. Larsen, Secretary for The Fenton Cooperative Elevator Company, Fenton, Iowa - 50539 flat clarinet solo; Mary Ellen Ditsworth for a B flat clarinet solo; Mary Lou Larsen for a bass clarinet and a baritone sax solo; clarinet trio, sax quartet, brass sextet, coronet trio, trombone quartet, mixed clarinet quartet, B flat clarinet quartet A and B, drum ensemble, sax trio, alto sax duet, tenor sax duet, clarinet quintet and flute trio. - o No date has yet been set for the kindergarten round-up for the Sentral school district. 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