The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 15, 1966 · Page 19
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 19

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 15, 1966
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LOAN CO. "You'll have to excuse us today . . . Sometimes we're so busy we don't have time to get the stuff sorted." Bob Richtsmeier, Wesley, Weds In Nebraska, Nov. 26 WESLEY - Donna L. Lavicky, daughter of the Frank Lavickys, Seward, Nebr., and Robert J. Richtsmeier, son of the A. N. Richtsmeiers, were united in marriage at a 10:30 a. m. nuptial mass in Assumption Catholic church in Dwight, Nebr., Saturday, Nov. 26. The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a self-designed gown of de- lustered satin featuring an empire waist with alencon lace appliques on the skirt and detachable train. Her three-tier illusion veil was held in place by a pearlized satin flowerette. She carried a cascade of yellow roses. The bride's attendants were Jane Batt and Sharon Leesley of Lincoln, Nebr., and niece Susan Kobza. -;•-Andy Nothern of Lincoln served as best man and Fred Lavicky of Lincoln was groomsman. Jim Menke of Bancroft and Bob Rosno of Lincoln were servers at the ceremony. Ushers were Vincent Richtsmeier of Minneapolis, Minn., and Francis Lavicky, York, Nebr. A luncheon reception was held in the Jones auditorium in Seward. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Kobze, brother-in-law and sister of the bride, were hosts. The bride is a graduate of St. Elizabeth School of Nursing and is employed at St. Elizabeth hospital in Lincoln. The groom is a business major at the University of Nebraska and is employed by the State Department of Roads. The couple will be at home in Lincoln. Out-of-town guests were from Phoenix, Ariz., Minneapolis, Minn., Pocahontis, Iowa Falls, Nevada, Newhall, Churdan and Wesley, Iowa. A reception honoring the newlyweds was held at St. Joseph's parish hall Saturday, Dec. 3. Relatives and friends attending the wedding in Dwight, Nebr., Nov. 26, were Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Richtsmeier, Mrs. J. T. Meurer, of Wesley; and Alice Richtsmeier of Phoenix, Ariz. The latter had spent the Thanksgiving holiday with her parents. Former Ottosen Man Married In N. Carolina OTTOSEN-Kathie Louise Nissen and A1C Knut Eugene Op- pendahl were united in marriage Nov. 25 in St. Paul's Lutheran church, Wilmington, No. Car. Dr. J. Frank Davis officiated at the evening ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lorenz Eugene Nissen of Wilmington. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Knut Oppedahl of Humboldt, formerly of Ottosen. Nuptial music was provided by Mrs. James Harris, with Loyd Hudson soloist. The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a floor-lenth gown featuring a chantilly lace bodice with a scalloped neckline and long sleeves ending in points over the hands. The skirt was fashioned of crystal taffeta with lace inserts. The chapel train was attached to the waistline with a bow and lace inserts were around the edge. Her three- tiered veil was attached to a crown of seed peals. She carried a white prayer book covered with lavender orchids showered with spray orchids. Linda Faye Marshburn was maid of honor. James M. Oppedahl was best man for his brother. Ushers were Roger A. Oppedahl and Larry Wayne Nissen. A reception was held in the home of the bride's parents. The bride was graduated from New Hanover High School and is attending Wilmington Nursing School. The bridgroom was graduated from Twin Rivers High School and is with .the United States Air Force 444 Fighter Interceptor Squardron Detachment 1. Mr. and Mrs. Knut Oppedahl, James and Roger flew to Wilmington to attend the wedding. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Zeman and Norman and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Zeman of Dakota City attended the music festival at Ames Sunday afternoon. Howard Zeman sang in the festival. Mr. and Mrs. Neil Wehrspann of Hampton, m. were weekend guests at the Raymond Wehrs- panns, ANNUAL PARTY The Matzener - Estle American Legion Auxiliary met Tuesday at the Legion hall. Plans were made for the lunch to be served at the Legion hall on Santa Claus Day. This was the annual Christmas party. There was a gift exchange and entertainment. Lunch was pot luck. - o MITTEN TREE The Brownies and Junior Girl Scouts have a mitten tree in Egesdal's Store window. Anyone in the community who would like to contribute either a pair of mittens or socks may do so. They may be placed on the tree or may be. left at the store wliere the girls will take care of them. The items will be sent to Sioux City where the Goodwill Industries will distribute them at their Christmas party for needy boys and girls. NAME OFFICERS The Elmore Saddle Club met at the Elmore Fireman's Hall for a cooperative dinner and Christmas party Thursday evening. Cards furnished entertainment for the adults and there were games and treats for the youngsters. There was also a gift exchange. During the business meeting, the election of officers was held. Newly-elected president is Mrs. Burton Johnson, vice president, Lyle Snyder of Elmore; secretary, Mrs. Bud (Sharon) Zehms of Blue Earth, and treasurer. Earl Haas of Elmore. - o - The elementary Christmas program at the school will be held Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m. The program !s under the direction of Mrs. Orville Brandt. The Sacred Heart Catholic Church CYO enjoyed a movie party Saturday night. Members Thursday, Dee. 15, 1966 Algona, (la.) Upper Des Moinet-11 and guests attended the movie for a pizza party which was "Shenandoah* at Blue Earth and prepared by the mothers. There then returned to {he parish hall were about 50 who attended. COMING DEC. 17&DEC. 31 THE SHYMEN! PINE ROOM HOTEL ALGONA SHOP IN BODE DISCOUNT PRICES SAVE ON GIFTS AND APPLIANCES! LARGE STOCK TO CHOOSE FROM FREE 25 TURKEYS TfrBE GIVEN AWAY DECEMBER 17 COME IN AND REGISTER HOYT HARDWARE & ELECTRIC BODE Mr. and Mrs. Lester Wehrs-, pannvisitedr -his' 'i^fether, Mrsif Lillian •Wehrspann, at the rest home at Hartley Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Percy Watnem attended funeral services for Gale Stern, 32, at Eagle Grove Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Erling Malmln were visitors at the Homer Betz home at Grimes Sunday. They celebrated three birthdays. Daniel and David Betz celebrated their fifth birthday Dec. 9, and Mr. Betz had a birthday the thirteenth. The American Lutheran church women met Wednesday. Mrs. Dean Loos was hostess in absentia. Mrs. Ivan Evenson gave the lesson. Contributions were given to the Revival Mission and the Lutheran Orient Mission. Mr. and Mrs. David Evenson of Liberty, Mo. spent the weekend at the Ivan Evenson home. Stephen Evenson of Buffalo Center was also a guest. United Presbyterian Women met Friday for their Christmas guest day. Mrs. Ralph Richards gave the welcome. Rev. Robert J. LeMont gave scripture and prayer. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Knight of Humboldt showed their slides of Nepal, Egypt, India and the Holy Land. Lunch was served in the church parlors, which was decorated for Christmas. Santa Claus Will Visit At ledyard LEDYARD - Santa Claus will make his annual visit to Ledyard this Friday. Dec. 16. There will be treats for pre-school youngsters and a drawing for adults during the afternoon. , While the drawing for the adult prizes is being held, Santa Claus will be at the school where he will be handing out treats to students and assisting with the drawing there. Students will leave the school on the buses as usual. - o - COLLECT GIFTS The Modernette Club met at the home of Mrs. Orville Runks- meier Tuesday. Eight members attended. Mrs. Orville Runksmeier presented the lesson which was on Bethlehem, Pa. Each member brought a gift which will be distributed at the Retarded School in Algona in time lor Christmas. There was also a gift exchange. Algona Community School Adult Education Program OPENING DATE AND HOURS: All classes begin on Monday evening January 9, 1967, unless otherwise designated. Exceptions are advanced typing and gunsmithing and shell reloading scheduled on Wednesday evening, Jan. 11. The classes will run for 10 consecutive Monday evenings from 7:30 to 9:30 unless otherwise specified. The Driver Education class will not begin until March 13, 1967. TUITION — Tuition charge is 50? per session payable in total at the first meeting. The tuition charge for the Driver Education Instruction will be $30 per individual, however. Any necessary supplies are to be purchased by the students in any particular class. Materials are in addition to the tuition charge. There will be no tuition charge for the Red Cross First Aid class, Basic Principles of Insurance, or Layman's Law. The instruction in these classes is provided as a community service. REGISTRATION — Registration may be completed by calling Elgin Allen, high school principal, or Frank Brusie at Algona— 295-3518, between 8:30 and 5:00 Monday through Friday, or by writing to Frank Brusie, Adult Education, Algona Community High School, or by making a personal visit to the office of the high school principal. It is desired to have registration made In each course prior to the first meeting of the class. Final registration date Is January 5, 1967, at 5:00 p. m. When registering, submit your name, address, telephone number, title of course, and a second choice course if you have one. CLASS ORGANIZATION — Courses are planned as post high school programs with little or no formal testing or examinations included. Classes are organized with flexibility and adjustment to meet any group desires. Minimum class enrollment Is 10 members.' One exception is the Driver Education class with a minimum of 20 members. If your class does not develop with sufficient enrollment, you will be notified by mail or telephone. You will be allowed to make another class selection if you so desire, CLASS MEETING PLACES — Most of the classes are to be held In the Algona High" School ^building. General Metal Shop, Woodworking and Furniture Reflnishing, and Gunsmithing and Shell Reloading will meet In the Industrial Arts Building. Upholstery and Exercise and Recreation for Women will meet In the Bryant School. Ceramics to meet at 508 So. Harriet. INFORMATION — Any questions or suggestions may be directed to Elgin Allen or Frank Brusie at Algona - telephone 295-3518 or by writing to Frank Brusie, Adult Education, Algona Community High School. RSES FOR HOME AND FAMILY LIVING HOME AND FAMILY LIVING - Includes home management ideas, and the utilization of time and materials. BEGINNING KNITTING : Instructor, Mrs. Gary McDonald. Included are the basic fundamentals of knitting and pattern interpretation. Students should bring a 4-ply yarn and two No. 5 or 6 needles. ADVANCED KNITTING: Instructor, Mrs. Richard Chipman. For those familiar with basic knitting fundamentals. A continuation from the beginning knitting course. The development of more detailed and difficult knitting techniques will be offered. Included will be formal instruction plus assistance with individual projects. Students should bring a package of 5"x7" index cards, pen or pencil, a skein of light colored wool baby yarn, and a pair of size two (2) knitting needles. Students may also bring any project on which they are currently working. BEGINNING SEWING : Instructor, Mrs. Janet Sowers. Enrollment maximum of 20. Course will include primarily simple garment construction, and style and fabric selection. Project activity to include basic sewing principles such as cutting out and marking a garment, altering a pattern, unit construction, collars and necklines, sleeves, fitting and attaching a bodice and skirt, inserting a zipper, and various fastening methods. ADVANCED SEWING AND ALTERATIONS: Instructor, Mrs. Nellie Van Allen. Enrollment maximum of 20. The course will be a continuation of Beginning Sewing. More detailed and complex sewing techniques will be introduced. Clothing make-over and alteration principles will be presented. DECORATING YOUR HOME : Instructor. Mrs. Ray Bilsborough. A course in both the theory and the practices of interior decorating. Topics to be included are art principles and elements, using paint and wallpaper, .floor coverings, draperies and window treatments, furniture arrangement, wise buys in furniture, functional lighting, and improving storage space. UPHOLSTERY; Instructors, Mr. and Mrs. Art Obrecht. Class to be held in the Bryant School basement. Course to include the techniques and fundamentals of upholstering and re-upholstering over-stuffed chairs and furniture. Students must furnish their own supplies. Laboratory experience on your own furniture project included in the program. Work on large pieces of furniture accepted only with approval prior to the beginning of the course. CAKE DECORATING: Instructor, Mrs. Russel Kauffman. A five session program. To cover the basic principles of cake decorating. Such possible techniques as making borders, scrolls, and flowers; use of coloring; and sugar work and gum paste may be included. Instruction possibly centered around Individual project work on birthday, wedding, anniversary and other cakes. Any necessary individual supplies would be in addition to tuition. ACADEMIC OR CULTURAL COURSES To enlarge the understanding of some of the subjects fundamental in our society. MODERN MATH FOR PARENTS & OTHER ADULTS: Instructor, Adolph Knobloch. An informative course covering the development and the reasons of the "modern" mathematics approach. Some of the elementary topics in the mathematical field will also be Included. PUBLIC SPEAKING : Instructor, John Vint. A study of basic speech techniques such as voice, speecli preparation, gesture, etc. Emphasis will be placed on gaining confidence and poise. Speech technique aiuilysis will center around situations such as leading a group discussion, participating in a group discussion, after-dinner speeches, speeches of introduction, speeches to Inform and impromptu speeches. Exact course content to be determined by the interests of the group. SPEED READING &. READING EFFICIENCY : Instructor, Miss Ella Zumach. An opportunity to develop more skill in reading speed and the interpretation of written material. The course will include suggestions for improving reading rate, an o|portunity to evaluate individual speed, and instruction and practice to become more efficient in reading for business and pleasure. INVESTMENTS AND MARKETABLE SECURITIES: Instructor, John Love. :,:. An elementary course covering the policies and principles 7 of the Investment business. The basic rules and guides of buying 4' and selling stocks, bonds and commodities. Also, a possible * analysis of the principles of mutual funds. LAYMAN'S LAW; Presented by the Kossuth County Bar Association. No tuition charge for the course. Instruction will include many of the legal transactions encountered in our daily living. Such topics as criminal law, partnerships and corporations, personal injury, wills and estates, social security, landlord-tenant relationships, and automobile law may be presented. Other course content may be planned to meet particular group interests. SKETCHING AND OIL PAINTING : Instructor, Miss RuthKuyper. Instruction will include a review of sketching and composition, introduction of oils and the proper techniques of their use. Instruction to be primarily related to individual projects and interests. Work with pastels may also \>e presented. Intended to enlarge creative ideas as well as skills- TRAGIC DRAMA: Instructor, William Langman. Class will deal with the concept of dramatic tragedy. Also, how the concept of tragedy fits into a man's overall view of the world and the universe. Tragic drama of various time periods will be investigated and analyzed, including the modern concept of tragic drama. SOUTHEAST ASIA AND THE MODERN WORLD; Instructor, Richard Schneider. A survey of the developing nations in Southeast Asia and their geography, history, social and political institutions, economic conditions, and strategic importance. The countries to be covered will be Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Viet Narn, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. A paperback text will be used. BASIC PRINCIPLES QF INSURANCE : Presented by Algona Insurance Representatives. A six session program. No tuition charge. Course to include such basic aspects of insurance such as elements of risk, types of policies or coverages available, explanation of commonly used terms, what determines rates, and who may obtain various types of insurance. Possible general types of insurance to be covered would be life or savings, health and accident, old-age and unemployment, automobile, real and personal property, general liability and others. BEGINNING CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH : Instructors, Adolfo Franco and Manuel Febles. Intended as a general course in Spanish. To develop a basic understanding and a working knowledge of the language. An effort Will be made to provide the essential structure for elementary conversation. The language laboratory may also be used. Of benefit to people interested in travel in Latin American countries. VOCATIONAL COURSES To develop a manual skill for business or personal improvement. BEGINNING TYPING ; Instructor, Charles Ullom. Instruction in the touch method of typing for beginners. Includes developing speed and accuracy, and techniques helpful in personal and business typing. For those who have had no previous instruction in typewriting or would like to be considered as beginners. ADVANCED TYPING : Instructor, Charles Ullom. To be offered on Wednesday evenings. First class to be held on January 11, 1967. A continuation of the development of skills achieved in beginning typing. Includes developing greater speed and better accuracy, typing business letters, and duplicating programs, menus, etc. on fluid process and mimeographing machine. Perhaps some office practice suggestions if desired. For those familiar with the touch method of typing and desiring added techniques and speed. SHORTHAND : Instructor. Miss Diann Wischhof. A 12 session program. Tuition charge ol $6.00. Instruction in the basic shorthand characters which are substituted for words. Objective is working toward the development of a skill of approximately GO to 80 words per minute. Some additional cost of instruction material for each person will be necessary in addition to the tuition charge. FUNDAMENTALS OF BOOKKEEPING: Instructor, Ed Plerson. To cover the basic theory of bookkeeping. The application of this theory to the recording of general business transactions. Also, the preparing of financial reports such as profit and loss statements, and balance sheets. GENERAL METAL SHOP : Instructor, Chuck Benson. Course to Include the various skills used in metal working. Techniques involving simple metal work, sheet metal, wrought iron, metal lathe, forging, metal" shaping, arc welding, acetylene welding and milling machine operation may be offered. Also, foundry principles will be available. You need not be a professional to participate In the class. WOODWORKING ANJ3 FURNITURE RE FINISHING: Instructor, Edgar Meyer. Building and refinlshlng furniture and small wood articles. Use of power and hand tools will be demonstrated. This course for men or ladies interested in wood craft work. SOCIAL SKILLS To provide a satisfying and rewarding outlet for leisure time. EXERCISE AND RECREATION FOR WOMEN: Instructor, Mrs. Linda Hanson. Classes to be held at the Brvant School gym. A class to provide an opportunity for physical activity and exercise. No special experience or talent required. Constructive exercise, volley ball, basketball, and other athletic games may be included as the class so desires. Suitable wearing apparel to be provided by the participants.' ' : '" ,*' ADULT MEN'S RECREATION: Instructor, Keith Christie. Class to meet in the High School gym. First class meeting to begin at 8:00 p. m. rather than 7:30. Activities available include calisthenics, volley ball and basketball. An athletic program designed to improve physical fitness. Participants to furnish their own shoes, shorts, towels, etc. BEGINNING BJRIDGE : Instructor, Mrs. John Snere. Course includes the fundamentals of the game of bridge based on the Goren bidding method. Instruction is designed for the person who desires to learn to play bridge and the person who is just learning contract. INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED BRIDGE : Instructor, Mrs. Matt Streit. For the person who is familiar with the fundamentals of bridge. The Goren bidding method in Its entirety will be presented. It is not necessary to be an expert player, but a person should have played enough to know the basic principles. MISCELLANEOUS COURSES Courses more diversified and developed around a particular • group interest. GUNSMITHING AND SHELL RELOADING: Instructor, Norm Christian. Class will meet on Wednesday evenings. First class meeting to be on Jan. 11. The course will provide instruction in gun and rifle maintenance and shell reloading principles. Techniques to be presented are shot shell reloading, center-fire rifle reloading, center-fire hand gun reloading, rebarreling, restocking, altering of bolts, cold bluing and some scope work. BASIC AVIATION : Instructor, Leighton Misbach. An elementary course of instruction in navigation, weather maps, aircraft motors, preflight and traffic patterns. Some preparation for private pilot's written examination as well as practical applications. Instruction is sometimes referred to as "ground school." CREATIVE CRAFTS : Instructor, Ervin Van Haaften. An artistic approach to making various craft projects. Instruction to be provided in the areas of clay, burlaps, yarns and other stitcheries. Clay projects may include a variety of hand built and hand-wheel-thrown combination pieces. Other projects might be wall hangings, rugs, mats and similar items. The course will include demonstrations and assistance in designing and constructing both traditional and contemporary projects. CERAMICS ; Instructor, Mrs. Leonard Warner. Class to be held in ceramics studio at 508 So. Harriet. An introduction of skills and materials used in pottery and other earthenware projects. Understanding and skills will be developed by projects constructed by individuals in. the group. RED CROSS FIRST AID; Instructor, Mrs. Robert Kollasch, A five session program. No tuition charge for the instruction, Sponsored by the American Red Cross. Such emergency skills as controlling bleeding, treating for shock, protection of broken limbs and "mouth-to-mouth" resuscitation will be presented,, Beneficial for bus drivers, public employees, school employees, public safety officials and the general public. ADULT DRIVERS Class to begin EDUCATION: March 13, 19'67. Instructor, Fritz Nielsen, __ _____ Instruction for adults who; wish to learn the principles of driving and operating an autpr mobile. Course is similar to that offered to high school students, Twenty hours of classroom instruction plus 6 hours behind the wheel for each participant. Tuition is $30,00 per individual. Minimum class enrollment of 20 members.

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