The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 17, 1966 · Page 9
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version

The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Publication:
Location:
Algona, Iowa
Issue Date:
Tuesday, May 17, 1966
Page:
Page 9
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 9 article text (OCR)

, (la.) Upper D** Moiim Tuwday, May 17, 1966 No Secrets, According To Sexton Folks SEXTON - Friendly Club met at the home of Mrs. Nell Opheim with the revealing of secret sisters for the past year and although a number were missing all the identities were made known. There just aren't any secrets In a small town, since someone was able to supply the answers to all the missing secret sisters. Mary McMahon has volunteered to have the end of May meeting as Mrs. Hovey won't be settled in their new home by then. - o- This new style rock-and-roll music has at least one good use. The farmers with tractor radios won't be falling asleep with that stuff. Here's hoping Joe Mergen runs down the culprit that made off with his before he starts cultivating those long corn rows. About the time we think Sexton is beginning to run out of little youngsters, kindergarten visiting time comes and once more there is a load. Again the girls are outnumbered as Cindy Gink, daughter of the Dennis Cinks, was the only young lady. Her companions for the next school year will be Scott PeCoy, son of the Don Pecoys, and JonWederquist, son of the Jack Wederquists, and also another boy starting at the Joe Pennings. One more bouse with lights and youngsters playing in the yard was added Sunday when Mrs. Busch moved into the home vacated by the Martin Mimbachs. Vacation time must be in the planning stage as the Wilford Wards of Norway were in town over the weekend to pick up the trailer house they left at the Roy Hansens. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kelly and girls of Council Bluffs were weekend visitors at the Jack Wederquists and left for Denver, Colo., where Mr. Kelly will begin work as a hairdresser after passing the Iowa State exams. All those bandaged thumbs have not been the result of the remodeling job at the store. Mr. Hovey managed his accident while at work at Weidenhoffs. Even mothers who never say such things were finally admitting it was nice to have all the kids back in school after the recent siege of Asian flu. Among the victims were Mrs. Glenn Gabrielson, Mrs. Jack Wederquist and family, Mrs. Art Hix and children and the Clarence Huff children and Barry Huff even managed a slight case of pneumonia with his flu. McWhorters To Colorado For A Wedding BURT - Mr. and Mrs. Ray S. McWhorter, Burt, left the past week for Colorado Springs, Colo, where they will attend the wedding of her granddaughter, Jane Cecb, daughter of Mrs. Stan Cech, the former Maxine Schenck of Burt. Before returning home the Mc- Whorters will also visit with Mr. and Mrs. Gary Schenck at Colorado Springs, with Dr. and Mrs. Robert Collette and family, Denver, and with the Lewis Mc- Whorters at Loveland, Colo. - o- Mother's Day supper guests at Algona Sister Receives $1,500 Scholarship Mrs. Joseph Becker and family, with Mr. Larsen spending the weekend here. Miss Erpelding had spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Erpelding and sons. Mrs. Adeline Wagner and Betty, Mrs. Harold Reding, Mrs. Don nig and Mrs. Don Reding came home Sunday from Colorado Springs, Colo. Betty, formerly employed in Colorado Springs, started work on Monday at Druggists Mutual, Algona. WINNER State winner of the D. A. R. Good Citizen Award is Erma Johnson, Montezuma. Erma is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Johnson and a senior at Montezuma community school. SISTER DONALD Sister Mary Donald, Immaculate Conception high school, Charles City, and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don McCarthy, Algona, recently received the annual scholarship for graduate study in business education. It is the first time a sister from Iowa has received the scholarship. The award is valued at $1,500 and is open to all religious business teachers in the 11-state midwest unit of the Catholic Business Education Association. It covers tuition, room and board for five consecutive summer sessions at Catholic University. At the end of the five summers, Sister Mary Donald will receive her master's degree in business education. the Martin Becker home, Algona, were Mr. and Mrs. George Becker, Stephen and Susan, Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Mawdsley, Jr., and family and Mrs. Thees Schnakenberg and Henry, Lu- Verne. Mr. and Mrs. G. H. McMullen spent the first of the week in Fort Dodge, where he attended a bankers meeting. Mr. and Mrs. George Manus, Burt, spent the weekend at Oelwein, la. On Saturday evening they attended the wedding of Miss Linda Lockhart, Oelwein, and Rick Roberts of Bridgewater, la., at the Grace Methodist church, Oelwein. Miss Lockhart is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Lockhart of Oelwein, former Burt residents. Mr. Lockhart was band director at the Burt school for five years, moving to Oelwein in 1959. Both the bride and groom are students at State College of Iowa, Cedar Falls. ST. JOE I Mr. and Mrs. Paul Erpelding and sons from here and JoAnn Erpelding, Des Moines, spent Sunday in Dubuque with their daughter and sister, Sister Mary Letitia at Mt. St. Francis Convent. Sister M. Letitia, a 1963 Garrigan graduate, will make her home visit in August. They also' visited Betty Frideres, a niece and cousin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Frideres, Lu- Verne, a postulant at the convent. A short call also was made at the home of Mrs. Kate Hess, aunt of Mrs, Erpelding. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Larson and son, Ankeny, accompanied by Jo Ann Erpelding, Des Moines, left Monday. Mrs, Larsen and son had spent the past week in the home of her parents, Mr! and Municipal Utilities A meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Algona Municipal Utilities was held in the City Hall, City of Algona, Iowa, May 2, 1966, at 7:30 o'clock P.M. Present were: O. B. Harmes, Melvin Bay, T. James Palmer, Supt., and Ira Kohl,'Sec. Absent was: Buchanan. O. B. Harmes was named president pro-tern. The minutes of the meeting of April 15, 1966, were read and approved. Motion by Bay, seconded by Harmes, that the vouchers payable be approved and authorized paid as audited. Roll call, voting "Aye", Harmes and Bay. Voting "Nay", none. Motion carried. LIGHT FUND Sunray DX Oil Co., Fuel Oil 1,335.81 Pay Roll, Pay Roll 2,254.17 Mllo Kollasch, Labor. . '• • 216.21 Milton O. Bilyeu, Labor 238.93 Wilbur E. Bruner, Labor 176.68 Brian Rike, Labor 156.25 Charles Volk, Labor 134.03 John Wood, Labor 142.22 Iowa State Bank, • Tax. 424.10 Treasurer, State of Iowa, Tax. 58.48 Soc. Sec. Fund, Tax. 340.43 Ricklefs Ins., Insurance 53.92 North C en. Pub. Ser., Gas 8,286.89 Diesel Ser. Co., Supplies 150.40 Cooper-Bessemer Co., Supplies 80.13 Mechanical Ser. Co., Supplies 918.00 Powers Regulator Co., Supplies 11.43 Ind, Towel, Service 10.54 Humboldt Distilled Water Co., Supplies 2.00 Pratt Electric, Supplies 4 - 95 Greenberg Auto Supply, Supplies 2.59 Standard Oil Co., Supplies 1*7.34 H. W. Pletch, Supplies 6.90 R. J. Funk, Plbg., Supplies 1«85 Cowan Corp., Supplies 14.61 Sherwin-Williams Co., Supplies 29.78 Utility Products Mfg. Co., Supplies 80.90 Crescent Elec. Supply Co., Supplies 20.22 Westlnghouse Elec. Corp., Service 47.51 Westinghouse Elec. Sup. Co., Supplies 180.66 Iowa Elec. Supply Co., Supplies 39.26 Pioneer Lumber Co., Supplies 2,661.73 Schneider Elec. Co., Supplies 430.54 Terry-Durin Co., Supplies 21.59 Elec. Materials Co., Supplies 138.42 Northland Elec. Sup. Co.. Supplies 669.29 Burmeister Elec. Co., Supplies 408.76 Grouse Cartage Co., Freight 4.00 Sieg-Fort Dodge Co., Supplies. 1.88 Utt Electric, Supplies 65.94 Schultz Bros., Repairs 18.20 Wagner DX Ser., Gas 76.80 Joe Bradley Equip., Repairs 2.50 Algona Reminder, Advertising 40.04 J. C. Penney Co., Merchandise 26.82 Upper Des Moines Pub. - Co., Advertising 200.93 Treasurer of State, Tax 800.00 Bureau of Labor, Miscellaneous 10.00 Service Photoprint, Service 1.27 Iowa Ass'n of Mun. Utilities, Dues 65.00 T. J. Palmer, Expenses. 62.43 Ira Kohl, Expenses 31.30 N. W. Bell Tel. Co., Service 92.84 Petty Cash, Miscellaneous 58.67 WATER FUND Pay Roll, Pay Roll 436.14 Walter Peterson, Labor 186.88 Maurice Krebsbach, Labor 143.86 Iowa State Bank, Tax 72.60 Treasurer State of Iowa, Tax. 6.48 Soc. Sec. Fund, Tax 52.38 Ricklefs Ins., Insurance. . .' 7.06 McKesson A Robblns, Inc., Supplies _ 208.60 Hach Chemical Co., Supplies 2f..64 Cook's Welders, Supplies 41.00 Elec. Eng. A Equip. Co., Supplies 19.36 Neptune Meter Co., Supplies 1,256.18 Zep Mfg. Co., Supplies H2.84 Anderson Brass Co., Supplies 240.78 Petty Cash, Miscellaneous 9.23 R. J. Funk, Plbg., Supplies 1«13 Wagner DX Ser., Gas 30.78 Greenberg Auto Supply, Supplies 3.35 T. James Palmer, Expenses 28.21 DEPOSIT FUND A. L. Kabrlck et al, Refund 65.00 Bids on Utility Truck Body Equipment were then received, opened and tabulated as follows: Badger Body & Equipment Co., Omaha, Nebr., $12,163.65. Causco Inc., Des Moines, Iowa, $13,618.08. A. B. Holan, Addlson, 111., $19,428.65. The bids were held for further study and consideration to be acted upon at a later date. Next meeting date was set for May 17, 1966, at 12:01 o'clock P. M. Meeting adjourned. Ira Kohl Secretary O. B. Harmes President Pro-Tern Farm LOANS X% Interest • Long Term • Low Payments For a loan on land to pay debts, buy land, finance improvements or for other farm and family needs, come in and see us. Prepayment without penalty. L7VNDB7VNK Contact Federal Land Bank Office at Algona (South of Penneys) preferably Mondays and Wednesdays. E. H. Hutckins, Manager Helen Haas is RADIO MONTH RADIO RADIO MEANS: ENTERTAINMENT INFORMATION COMPANIONSHIP IN NORTH IOWA IT'S KLBA THE BIG VOICE

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page