The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 2, 1966 · Page 11
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 2, 1966
Page 11
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Honored By Librarians Mrs. Elizabeth W. Owens, Chief Librarian of Union Electric Company, received the special Libraries Association highest award at their annual convention in Minneapolis on June 1 with her election to the Association's HALL OF FAME. Mrs. Owens is well known in the Algona area, as she has visited here many times as the guest of her daughter, Mrs. Roland H, Ostwald of Whittemore. She also, is a cousin of Dr. Otto Dorweiler of Algona. A graduate of the St. Louis Library School and the University of Wisconsin, Mrs. Owens has been in the library profession all of her career - starting as children's librarian in the St. Louis Public Library. She entered special library work in 1942 when she became librarian for the Mercantile Trust Company and was elected an officer of the bank in 1950. Since 1952, she has been Chief Librarian of Union Electric Company. Miss Alvina Wassenberg, Librarian of Kaiser Aluminum Co. in Spokane, Wash., and a sister of Mrs. Luke Linnan of Algona also attended the convention. Mr. ' and Mrs. Ostwald, their son Roland, Jr. and daughter Elise, attended the Hall of Fame Banquet in Minneapolis. New Officers Installed By Swea Auxiliary SWEA -EAGLE - Officers for the coming year were 'installed Monday evening, May 16, at a regular meeting of the ladies of the V. F. W. Auxiliary. Mrs. Earl Berg was installing officer, assisted by conductress, Mrs. Warren Thompson. Mrs. Bruce Graham will assume duties of president of the organization, succeeding Mrs. Robert Holm, who served in that capacity for the past year. Other officers for the ensuing year will be : senior vice president, Mrs. Edwin Berggren; junior vice president, Mrs. Dennis Lunn; secretary, Mrs. Earl Berg; treasurer, Mrs. Kenneth Brones ; chaplain, Mrs. Wm . Mather, Jr.; conductress, Mrs. Warren Thompson; guard, Mrs. Amery Charlson; patriotic instructor, Mrs. Harold Fischer; trustee, Mrs. James Johnson; color bearer No. 1, Mrs. Robert Holm; No. 2, Mrs. Ed Blair; No. 3, Mrs. Wallace Johnson; and No. 4, Mrs. Earl Berg; flag bearer, Mrs. Wm. Phelps; banner bearer, Mrs. Norine Danielson; historian, Mrs. Don Forshee; musicians, Mrs. Elvin Godfredson and Mrs. V. E. Hazelhoff. Also serving as trustees are Mrs. George Eden and Mrs. Wallace Johnson. Installing officer Mrs. Earl Berg, presented outgoing president, Mrs. Robert Holm, with a past president's pin, in recognition of her service for the past year. It was voted to send $2 to the Veterans hospital at Knoxville lor candy bars and $5 was given to the cancer fund (this amount is given each month). Also a memorial was sent to the Iowa Heart, Association for Frank Sanftner, father ofMrs.WarrenThompson, in the amount of $2. SHOWER HONOREE Mrs. Russell Clark (Lorraine Kracht) was honored with a miscellaneous shower May 16 when an open house was held at Immanuel Lutheran church, Swea C«y. Mrs. Mervin Johnson announced the program, which began with a reading by Mrs. R. S. Mather, "Letter to Lorraine", Mrs, Harvey C, Larsen also gave a reading, "What Is A Wife?" A tape recording of a melody of tunes by Nancy Petersen was prepared to be sent to Lorraine. Mrs. Johnson finished the program with a reading and devotions. After refreshments, gifts were wrapped by the guests and will be delivered to her. Hostesses were Mesdames _Harvey CVLarsen, Orrnal Guinn, 'Carl Lien, Otto L'arsen/Andrew Brones, William Mather, Jr., William Mather, Sr., Walter Miignusen, Tony Grabianowski, Mike Grabianowski, R. S. Mather, Walter Sctunicking, Marvin Johnson, Truman Johnson and Wendell Ditsworth. Mr. and Mrs. Clark were graduated from f arklo College earlier this spring, and at present are staying in Richmond, Va. with his parents, and will go to Texas this fall where he will further his education and Mrs. Clark will work. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Art Kracht, plan to visit the couple in the near future. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Godfredson of Humtwldt were Sunday guests at the home of their daughter and fam'Jy, the Marvin Johnsons, for Mrs. Godfredson's birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Ormil Guinn attended the confirmation of a nephew, Steven Evans, Sunday at Immanuel Lutheran church, Estherville, and were dinner guests along with other members of the family at the home of the Barton Evans. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey C. Larsen entertained friends and relatives at their home for James, after baccalaureate Sunday evening and after commencement Monday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Thompson . entertained for Robert after graduation ceremonies Sunday evening and Monday evening at their home. Mr. and Mrs. Ormal Guinn entertained for Patricia Sunday evening after baccalaureate at their home. Linda Kesler of Laurens, an aunt, had charge of the guest book, another aunt, Mrs. Dale Cummins, Armstrong, served punch, and her great grandmother, Mrs. Emma Gram of Armstrong, served coffee. About 50 friends and relatives were present. Caryl Larsen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey C. Larsen, was named to the dean's list at St. Olaf College, Northfleld, and was a guest at the president's dinner in honor of the attainment of academic honors May 4. Mr. and Mrs. Duard Perdue entertained Sunday evening, along with other families at the Open Bible church social hall for their son, Larry, after baccalaureate. Mr. and Mrs. Dick Muyer of Algona were Sunday evening guests at the Everett Rippentrop home in honor of Lyle after baccalaureate. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Henriksen and children, and; Dwayne, Rippentrop, all of Rdngsted, ;»wene. i'Sunday • dinner guests at the'Rippentrops. At the Arthur Ki-acht home Sunday evening after baccalaureate were the following guests in honor of Paulette: Mr. r LAST DAY SATURDAY! OUR GREAT SUMMER $ 5 '8 '11 Reg. .6.98 Reg. fo 11.95 Reg. , Regular Slotkl . Special Purchases) . Sizes for Everyone! v Fabrics Calorel Dacron polyester/cottons, Arnel jerseys, whipped creams, voiles, seersuckers. 1 and 2-piecers, 5-13 Petite, 7-15 Junior, 10-20 .Misses, 12%.24Vfe Women's. R e y i •> t e r for FREE DRESS Drake U. Short Courses For Summer Here Algona will be one of 12 communities participating in Drake University's off-campus University College classes this summer. Registration will be held the first class session at each of the three terms: June 6 to 24; June 27 to July 15; and July 18 to August 5. All classes will meet from 9 a. m, to noon five days a week (Monday through Friday) for three weeks. Each course will carry three semester hours credit. Tuition is $26 per semester hour or $78 for each course, and is payable at time of registration. Drake reserves the right to cancel classes with insufficient enrollment. Courses offered follow: 1st Term - English 147* Nineteenth Century Prose; instructor, Curtis C. Page. (Leading prose writers - exclusive of the Romantic Poets - discussed as literary figures, and as spokesmen of literary, social, philosophical and aesthetic ideas current in the nineteenth century and significant in our own time.) 2nd Term - Psychology 110* Social Psychology; instructor, Allan McDiarmid, (Behavior In group situations: the self, cooperation, conflict, leadership, mass behavior and propaganda.) 3rd Team - History 101* History of the United States; instructor, Herbert Van Deventer, (The adjustment of American society to its geographic environment; the development of domestic and foreign policies; the interplay of social forces; cultural achievements; current trends. Thursday, June 2, 1966 Algeria, (la.) Upp«f DM 14 GHS Students To Mission Confab and Mrs. Harold Krantz and Mar- Lu, Mr. and Mrs. William Mather, Jr. and Billy, Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Mather and,Ellen, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Grabianowskl and family, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Magnusen, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Brones, Mrs. William Mather, ST., Mr. and Mrs. John Nyman, Pastor Peterson and Danny Anderson. Mrs. Kenneth Hoss and children of LeMars came for the weekend to the home of the Leo Guerdets for graduation ceremonies for her brother, Dwight Guerdet. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Brekke attended the funeral of Mrs. Geo. Gengler at Whittemore. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hans were Sunday supper guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Dewey, Sac City, and attended the baccalaureate services for their daughter, Renee. They were also coffee guests following services. CONSTRUCTION PAPER White & Colors, 12x18. - Upper Des Motnes Pub. Co., Office Supply Dept. 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