The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 12, 1966 · Page 14
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 14

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, May 12, 1966
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4-A!gdn« (to.) Upp» r DM Moln.i fhundqy, May 12, 1966 Good Neighbors Lend A Hand In West Bend Area Algonan Named To Position At Ames B.&L Several "good neighbor" deeds have taken place on West Bend farms recently. A group of friends gathered at the Frank Christensen farm to disc and plow 45 acres of cornstalks and disc another 140 acres. Mr. Christensen has recently been hospitalized with a heart condition. Men helping with the farm project were Fred Wirtz, Don Jacobs, Frank Mader, Gerald Graeber, Bob Rittgers, Ervin Banwart, Fred Banwart, Jim Marcellus and Arnold Zlnnel. Mrs. Donald Jacobs helped prepare and serve food to the group. Twenty - seven neighbors worked on the Clinton Stetzel and Francis Wolfe farms, with 25 tractors used to prepare the ground for planting. The two men have been ill with severe cases of the flu. Bill Becker furnished gas for the tractors, and dinner was served by Mrs. Stetzel, Mrs. Wolfe, Mrs. Arnold Ketelsen and Mrs. Lyle Runchey. Assisting with the work were Dick Klepper, Clair Reding, Geo. Faber, Dick Girres, Arnold Ketelsen, Harry Ketelsen, Jim Harms, Jack Schmidt, Wayne Smith, Bill McGuire, Ed Anliker, Elmer Ludwig, Clarence Bauer, Cletus Chicoine,. Ray Montag, Greg Origer, Emil Kinseth, Gerald Streit, Francis Montag, Jerry Weydert, Lyle Runchey, Tom Laubenthal, Carl Elsenbast, Richard Harms, Arnold Ludwig, Fritz Montag and Clarence Yoch. 6 Resign From Faculty, W-Bend Supt. Earl Stevens of West Bend has announced that six West Bend Community school faculty members have resigned, effective at the end of this school year. Among them is Mrs. Lucia Gonzales, who has accepted a position as associate professor of Spanish at Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio. Others who have resigned are Dennis Bruns, Mrs. Karen Bruns, Edwin Brunsting, Edwin Sarver and Donald Woodley. Home Fire At Whiflemore On Saturday WHITTEMORE - Whittemore firemen were called to the Gerald Grimm home at 9:30 Saturday evening to extinguish a fire which started in an over-stuffed chair. The chair was badly charred and some smoke damage was done to the interior of the home. Mrs. Grimm was home alone and Mr. Grimm was at Rolfe visiting with his mother. - o- Karen Farrell, 5, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Farrell has been a patient in the Mercy hospital in Ft. Dodge, where she underwent surgery on Wednesday. Pam Hansen daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Hansen underwent surgery at Iowa City last week Tuesday. Arthur Heidenwith, who has been' a patient at the Kersten Clinic in Ft. Dodge since April 12, is at home with further checkups and x-rays to be taken June 9. He became ili enroute home from Elgin and Bartlett 111. April 11. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Maahs sold their home in the north part of town to Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Elbert. The Elberts sold their home in the east part of town to Frank Eisele, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Zabel and daughter Jean of West Allls, Wise., were last weekend visitors at the Arthur Heidenwith home. They arrived here Saturday morning and returned home Sunday night. Saturday callers at the Arthur Heidenwith home were Mrs. Lloyd Walker and Helen, and Mrs. Con Oppegard and daughters Debra and Darcy of Albert Lea, Minn., and Mrs. Gary Walker of Minneapolis, Minn. Saturday evening callers were Mr. and Mrs. Leo Sankey of Britt. Mrs. Sankey is a sister of Mr. . Heidenwith. Sunday callers were Mr. and Mrs. Ellsworth Heidenwith and son Lyle of EMherville. Mr. and Mrs, Erwin Heidenwith of Swea City and Mrs. Adelia Thompson of Bancroft also visited with their brother Sunday. Mrs. Dorothy Rosendahlwasin Rochester, last week Sunday, where she attended the baptismal rites of her grandson Donald Arthur Sebers son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Sebers, his sponsors were Mrs . Tilford Egland and Mrs. Dorothy Rosendahl who acted as proxy for her son Daniel Rosendahl who is in Alaska. Also attending were Mr. and Mrs. Edward Maahs and Evonne and Tilford Egland. County GOP To Meet May 20 An official call has been Issued for the Kossuth County Republican convention which will take place May 20 at 8 p. m. at the county courthouse in Algona. Precinct caucuses were called for each precinct in the county, on May 2. These precinct caucuses had two important duties: (1) to elect a precinct committee- 1 man and committeewoman and (2) to elect the designated number of delegates to the Kossuth County Convention on May 20. Nat'I Guard Audit An annual audit and inventory was conducted in Algona by 1st Lt. Richard E. Garland and CWO Jack W. Selleck, as representatives of the United States Property and Fiscal Officer of Iowa. All property records were forwarded to Des Moines for audit prior to the actual inventory. At the conclusion of the audit and inventory the unit was commended for its supply and given a superior rating. Plan Nursing Home A 40-bed nursing home is in the planning stage for West Bend, according to J. W. Bisenius, real estate broker, and LeRoy Miller, contractor. Both are from Emmetsburg. A site for the home will be announced shortly, and work is expected to get underway this spring. Good Neighbors Thirteen tractprs, manned by 4 neighbors of the Tom Ellefsons "' near Sexton, plowed 40 acres last week in a Good Neighbor deed. Mrs. Ellefson had recently undergone major surgery. Wishing For A Buyer Won't Make That Sale! JOSEPH L. SMITH Joseph L. Smith, son of Mrs. Bridget Smith of Algona, has been named as new controller of the Ames Building & Loan Ass'n. He had been located in Charles City as a cost clerk in the cost accounting department of the Oliver Corp. Smith and his wife, Nancy, are now located in Ames. His wife is also an Algona girl, daughter of the Victor Garmans. 4 Committees Named, Burt Memorial Day BURT - Plans were made and various committees were appointed for the annual Memorial Day services, at the May meeting of the Burt American Legion and Auxiliary on Tuesday night. The following Auxiliary committees were appointed: Program committee - Mrs. W. W. Boettcher and Legion members. Poppy sale - Mrs. B. K. Bahnson and Mrs. Lowell Winters. Poppy window displays - Mrs. Harlem Lacy and Mrs. Tom Trenary. Flower committee to work with V. F. W. Auxiliary - Mrs. J. L. Miller, Mrs. Harlem Lacy and Mrs. Gladys Hawcott. Nominating committee - Mrs. E. E. iPettis and Mrs. Bert Wermers. In other business transacted, members set Wednesday, May 19 as the day for the annual spring cleaning of the hall. All members are asked to be present to help clean. NEW ULTRASENSITIVE ANTENNA fo. COLOR TV ...tost possible reception in this area I WJneg€ird COLORTRON with BUILT-IN ELECTRONIC AMPLIFIER • Cltan*r, Sharper Picture* e PulU In Olitant Station! e Gold Anodlitd So effective,comw with WRITTEN MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE! Pulls in strongest possible TV signal . , . rejects interference ,. . then amplifies signal with exclusive built-in electronic amplifier! See color TV as never before . . . enjoy sharper, brighter, cleaner black ft white pictures. Gold anodized to prevent corrosion—last* yean longer! Also available without amplifier from ^24.95, LIFE SPECIALTIES 616 DIAGONAL PHONE 295-3215 ALGONA, IOWA Members were also reminded to display the American flag on Memorial Day, Flag Day and other holidays. Mrs. J. L. Miller, Mrs. Thecla Christensen, Mrs. Harlem Lacy and Mrs. W. W. Boettcher were appointed the committee to prepare and serve the Lion's Club dinner on May 16. - o - HEADS BAND MOTHERS Mrs. Betty Miller was elected president of the Burt Band Mothers for the 1966-67 school year at the April meeting of the group. Other officers elected were Virginia Becker, vice ^president; Grace Ackerman, secretary; Ruth 0. Patterson, treasurer; Marge Person and Eleanor Stenzel, executive board. - o Postmaster and Mrs. Wallace Hawcott accompanied by Postmaster and Mrs. George Hen- drlcks, Ft. Dodge, spent several days the past week In Cedar Rapids, where they attended the state convention of the National Association of Postmasters. Mrs. Walter Campney left by train from Perry, la. on Monday night for Portland, Ore., where she will represent the Spencer district Women's Society Christian Science at the national W. S. C. S. conference. She will return about May 17. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Schrader sold at public auction on Thursday, their entire hardware stock. Their plans are just to operate the plumbing and heating business. The Schraders have been In the hardware business for almost thirty years, ni health prompted him to dispose of the hardware business. HONOR 9 #2 BURT - "Mother's Hands Are Praying Hands" was the program theme honoring the Burt W. S. C. S. "Golden Agers" at the church on Tuesday afternoon. Nine "Golden Agers" were present and were given wine mum corsages tied with gold ribbon. Those present honored were Mesdames Cora O'Keefe, Mel Dutton, 0. A. Campney, Elizabeth Kennedy, C. B. Chlpman, Ella Sigsbee, Ray Fitch, Etta Holdren and Lottie Isenberger. Unable to be present because of health reasons were "Golden Agers" Mrs. Emma Manus and Mrs. Clara Maflow. In charge of the program were Mesdames J. L. Miller, Robert Sarchet, Darrell McFarland and Jerry Wiener. Included In the program a reading "The Praying Mother" by Mrs. Wiener; "The Beatitudes of Women" by Mrs. R. Sarchet; "The Story of the Praying Hands" and the author, Albert Dureau, by Mrs. J. L. Miller; a poem "The Praying Hands" by Mrs. D. McFarland; and a vocal solo, "For My Mother' by Beth Davies, accompanied by her mother, Mrs. Merlin Davies. Guests were seated at a table centered with a bouquet of gold mums, and gold candles. Napkins had praying hands on them. Mrs. Dean Andrews.presented an impressive memorial service in memory of Mrs. Nellie Clark, a Golden Ager who passed away during the past year. Hostesses were Mesdames Raymond Westling, Don Mitchell, John Geesman, Charles Spry, Merlin Davies, Jessie Rash and Kenneth Sarchet. Lone Rock By MM. A. A. Kruegftf The Richard Behrends family, Forest City, were callers at the John Behrends home Mother's Day. Mr. and Mrs. John Sones, Laurens, Mr. and Mrs. Chet Alme and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Schultz and family, Ottosen, were Mothers Day guests at the home of Mrs. Maude Blanchard. Mr. and Mrs. Edw. Blanchard were weekend guests of their son, Delbert Blanchard and family at Cedar Falls. Mrs. Ed Blanchard, Mrs. Alfred Peterson, Rose Kraft and Mrs. Ole Oftedahl attended the Iowa School Food Ass'n. State convention at Des Moines last weetend. Mr, and Mrs. Andy Peterson, Galva, were Mother's Day guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. P. M. 'Christenson. They also visited P. M. Christenson at the rest home in Armstrong. Kermit Krueger, St. Paul, Minn,, and Bunny Thomas were were weekend guests at the A. A. Kruegers. Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Schultz returned to Milwaukee Thurs. after being here for the 50th anni- versary of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Schultz. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Baxter helped Mr. and Mrs. Dale Baxter celebrate their 6th anniversary Sunday. A group of relative sand friends helped Mr. and Mrs. Art Zumach celebrate their 36th anniversary Tuesday evening. Mrs. Marcus Zumach and Mrs. Leslie Baxter were hostesses. Mrs. Howard McChesney who has spent a month here with her mother and family returned to her home at Van Nuys, Calif. Thursday. The Immanuel L. L. L. Club of the Lotts Creek Lutheran church met.May 2 with a film/ entitled "The Message" followed by a discussion, Mrs. Vehling also presented a flip chart report on the Lutheran Home Finding Society. It was noted to have a picnic sometime in July, sixteen members attended the zone L. L. L. Rally at Lu Verne, May 1. A May breakfast was held Thursday at the Presbyterian church parlors. Hostesses were Mrs. Willis Cotton, Mrs. Harlan Blanchard, Mrs. Maurice Wels- brod, Mrs. Allwln Lockwood, Mrs. Albert Bullock. I don't like to make up my ,mind. 1 like to have other people make up their minds. Then 1 can argue with them. the revolution that succeeded Allrotiivr to Rodtnli OV| « '000 FEET NEIGHBORS ALGONA FLOUR & FEED CO. 205 S. Phillips Algona As Advertised In Farm And Home Section AROUND THE TOWN & COUNTRY Meet Walter Barr Of Algona This week's Country Neighbor is Walter Barr, who has been farming his 70-acre layout, three miles south and 1 1/4 west of Algona, since 1920 after returning from service during World War I. Mr. Barr has 16 acres of corn, 10 acres of oats, 10 acres of beans and the balance in pasture, hay land and government acres. He also raises hogs, cattle and chickens - and says taking care of the hogs and cattle constitute his favorite Job on the place. He is a member of the Farm Bureau, American Legion and V. F. W. He was born on what is still referred to as the Brown Dairy Farm south of Algona, Dec. 27, 1895, the son of George H. and Rose Brown Barr. He is a lifelong resident of Kossuth county, except for the time spent in service. Mrs. Barr is the former Leota Weber, daughter of Frank and Mary Weber, and she was born at Pontiac, HI. They met at church and were married in 1920. They have two daughters, Mrs. Dale Johnson, Corwith, and Mrs. Arch Dietrich, Dexter, Minn.; a son, Wayne, Grand Meadowy Minn.; and 13 grandchildren. Mr. Barr also has a half-sister at Omaha. (UDM Polaroid Flashfoto) Algona Implement Co. Your Friendly International Harvester Dealer FARM EQUIPMENT MOTOR THUCKS Sales & Service Plume 295-3501 ALGONA Buscher Brothers Impl. Minneapolis Mollm - (folly-Ryan - Paps* NSJW ld*a Farm Machinery Your International Harvester 'dealer, ALGONA IMPLEMENT CO., pictured above is located at 1417 Commerical in the northeast part of Algona. The International Harvester line of farm equipment and motor trucks is supplemented with other equipment lines such as Farmhand and Mayrath as well as power lawn mowers, boat motors, lubricants of all kinds for tractors and machinery, and motors. "Service Is Our Most Important Product" is the slogan of the Hall brothers and that is why they carry one of the largest parts departments in northern Iowa. Their shop room is the finest and most ample in this area ... and housed in a fine modern concrete block structure. You'll find plenty of private parking and room for used machinery right at the front door or side door, you might say. The Hall brothers and the ALGONA IMPLEMENT crew invite you to stop in - anytime Robinson Construction Co. Sioux Steel Buildings Building Construction Fjr ili*, urent life ind 9u» Ing. IniUt ON — SIOUX - Anothir ...««.„ lit •Mtor twrmtav. E. C. HoklMM CHI *» Hwy. || Phone SH4374 Joe Bradley Equipment South Hotel Algoat Farm Machinery ~ fruckt - Tirei Ernie Williams John Deere Farm Machinery BOTH QUAUTY & SERVICE IMIJ, vaiuMf ' UIU Located east of Algona ou highway 18. 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