The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 23, 1966 · Page 9
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 23, 1966
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Alflona, (la.) Upper De* Moine* Tuesday, August 23, 1966 Families In State Have Poverty Loans A total of 116 families in Iowa found the means to start working their way up from the poverty income level through family Economic Opportunity loans during fiscal 1966, Arden H. Newell, Farmers Home Administration acting state director, said today. Mr. Newell reported on progress of a lending program administered by the USD A Farmers Home Administration for the Office of Economic Opportunity. The past fiscal year saw 116 loans totaling $253,400 .made to rural families in the lowest income group to provide tools, supplies and working space they need in order to earn a better living. Since the program began in January, 1965, loans totaling $647,250 have been made to 299 families throughout Iowa. Mr. Newell said the Economic Opportunity borrowers are following more than 70 different kinds of non-agricultural enterprise, in addition to farming, as a result of the helping hand extended them through the program. Loans average $2,165 a family, with a maximum of $2,500 in effect. "These are loans to families at the bottom of the economic ladder. Nation-wide more than half of them are existing on less than $1,500 a year for family living expenses, 1 ' Mr. Newell said. Algona Couple's Wedding Plans Are Announced 1SWEA-EAGLE1 = ss M 3 H By Mrs. Kenneth Brones § units Mr. and Mrs. Merton Roaison of Los Angeles spent three weeks at the home of their daughter ELAINE JOHNSON Mr. and Mrs. Carl G. Johnson of Amboy, Minn., announce the engagement of their daughter, Elaine, to Robert L. Koppen, son of Mrs. H. P. DeVeyra, of Vallejo, Calif. Both Miss Johnson and Mr. Koppen are employed at Weidenhoff Corp., Algona. No definite wedding date has been set. and family, the Wallace Dawsons. A family picnic at the Dawson home drew 69 relatives to the gathering. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Roaison and Terri of Buena Park, Cal., spent some time at the home of his sister, the Wallace Dawsons, and her parents, the Theron Williams, Jackson, Minn; Judy Montgomery spent the past week at the Roger Lindell home at Armstrong, The Floyd Montgomerys, who were Sunday dinner guest there brought Brian home with them to spend the week. The Tom Prestons spent the past week at Spirit Lake. They were guests Sunday eveing at DRUGSTORES... by GERALD THUENTE .Faith is the basis of three very important institutions: Democracy, marriage and hash. SPEAKING OP DEMOCRACY - THE CHAIRMAN OP THE SENATE INVESTIGATING COMMITTEE INQUIRED, "HAVE YOU A LAWYER?" "NO, SIR, I DECIDED TO TELL THE TRUTH!" We're being truthful — when we say ... Another season, another reason for doing your utmost to guard your family's health. If a cold or flu does develop and persists, see your physician. Por accuracy and promptness in filling his prescription, see us. If we do m»t •Bderctaad what we have in democracy, we cauet defead it. the parental Sam Link home. Tuesday, at Reynolds Park members of the Walker family enjoyed a picnic together. Attending were Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Witte, Rockwell, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Witte and family, Brown Deer, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. Ed Montgomery and family, Dolliver, Mrs. Bin Montgomery, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Montgomery and family, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Montgomery and family, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Dahl, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Dahl and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Walker and Dori, and Mrs. Reta Alderdyce and Slieri. Plllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll ! ST. JOE ! A pre-nuptial shower for Marian Kohlhaas will be held in St. Joseph's school hall Aug. 29 at 8 o'clock with relatives and friends invited to attend. Mr. and Mrs. Math O'Cronner and daughter, Parsons, Kans., were recent overnite guests here in the home of Mrs. O'Connor's sister, Mr. and Mrs. K. L. Kohlhaas, and also visited other relatives. Rev. Marvin Boes left Tuesday from here for his new assignment at Sacred Heart Parish, Boone, where he will be assistant and on the school faculty. Accompanying and assisting Father Boes with his moving were Bill Reding, David Schneider and Tom Wagner. Mr. and Mrs. Richard G. Thul and family are vacationing at Clear Lake this week and are camping. Mrs. Susan Lenertz, Sleepy Eye, Minn., and her daughters and grandson, Mrs. Ben Fisch and son Jerry and Mrs. Agnes Gegner, Comfry, Minn, were visitors here Monday with Mrs. John Becker. Mrs. Lenertz and Mrs. Becker are sisters. Mrs. George Ham and son Paul, Ames, are spending this week here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bormann and Kenneth and other relatives while Mr. Ham is spending the week in StUlwater, Okla. Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Wagner are spending the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Martin Miller, Cass Lake, Minn. Banns of marriage were published in St. Joseph's church Sunday for the first time for Marian Kohlhaas, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Kohlhaas, and Joseph Ringsdorf, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Ringsdorf, Burt. The wedding will be Sept. 5. Honor Parents Open house will be held Sunday, Aug. 28, between the hours of 2 and 5 p.m. in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Eickenberger of Blue Earth at the Trinity Lutheran church there. All relatives and friends are cordially invited. The event is being sponsored by their children, Mrs. Donald Reese (Lucille) Tucson, Arizona, Lloyd and Walter Lakota, Ernest, Dunnellon, Fla., Robert Jr., New Jersey, and Bernard, Tucson, Ariz. Wed 25 Years Mr. and Mrs. William Gade, Whittemore, will be honored at an open house in observance of their 25th wedding anniversary Sunday, Aug. 28, at St, Paul's Lutheran church parlors in Whittemore from 2;30 to 5 p.m. All friends and relatives are cordially invited to attend. A CLASSIFIED AD WILL GET FAST RESULTS Lighting Tip Here's a Tact worth knowing about lighting. The right dtf- fusing bowl softens and directs the light rays and protects you from looking difectly into the light bulb. A diffusing bowl helps distribute light more effectively up, down, and around. The best d iff user is one that spreads and softens the lights without letting the light source show. Smorgasbord The smorgasbord originated In Scandinavian cbutries as a traditional gesture of hospitality on feast days and wedding celebrations. 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