The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 10, 1967 · Page 4
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4-Algona (la.) Upper DM Mob** Timdoy, Jan. 10, 19*7 I ACTION AT A.H.S, BY ECTtiBAN THAT CHRISTMAS vacation sure did go fast. We got out Wednesday, Dec. 21. Remember? The talent show was held and everybody was in the Christmas spirit. "The Group" made the scene without any amps blowing up or without the microphones going haywire. Some say the "music" of the first-place winners was a little on the loud side. Everybody else was out in the audience .... what do you think it was like with the amplifiers directly behind you ? - o - SIX AMBITIOUS (?) lettermen helped sell refreshments at the clinic at Garrigan Dec. 29. The boys were asked to.assist some of the Garrigan athletes in the selling at the A.H.S.-G.H.S. sponsored basketball games. Don Camp, Max Miller, Larry Munger, Randy Riedinger and Clint Young had to wrestle at Osage the next night but they were willing to do this for their school. Oh 1 Mike Dreyer volunteered his services, also. - o- HAS ANYBODY read the book "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" by Robert Louis Stevenson? Daryl Johnson has. Haven't you noticed the "change" in Daryl lately? Ask him to do the mad scientist bit and prepare yourself. - o - What's worse than raining cats and dogs ? Hailing streetcars and buses. - o - ARE YOU KIDDIN* ME? Did the Cadettes really need new uniforms ? They sure do have 'em. Now that we've got the big purchases out of the way, how about a new school ? - o - GUESS WHAT THE F.B.L.A. did last Friday after school? Yep ... .they had their 398,475th candy sale this year. - o- SORRY TO MENTION it but semester tests DO start next week. Actually they already have started for some of us. In speech, for instance, there's a little thing called the semester speech. It must consume 20 to 30 minutes' time and can be about any topic. Most students put in more time on the speech than they would if it was a written exam. - o - WHERE WERE YOU on New Year's Eve ? We were at the show. The wlerdest thing took place. It was about midnight and when we looked around there was a whole bunch of kids standing in the aisle. Just don't understand. You'd think every- body'd be tired at that time of the night after all those pre- parties. Could you provide the answer to this puzzle. Buckwheat ? We saw YOU at the show, - o- WATCH YOUR STEP on the way to hot lunch at noon. Not so much because of the slippery ice-packed sidewalks, but because you may get run down by three starving lads as they race through the line. I mean you just don't get in the way of Bobby Farnham, Tom Claude and Bolder. - o - WHILE I'M ON THE subject of hot lunch, we had goulash for seconds most of last week. That's funny .... the last time we'd had goulash for firsts was about a month ago. Surplus ? - o- HE FINALLY DID IT. Coach Christie finally changed the routine for his sixth period gym class. They have been going to Bryant every day to play basketball. Wen, with the aid of the energetic wrestlers, the class is now learning the fundamentals of the grappling sport. Later there's going to be a little tournament with winners in various weight classes. Never thought we'd be on a wrestling mat after the grade school program, but It should be an interesting deal. - o- Pupil: "After the rain falls, when does it come up again?" Our science teacher: "In dew time, my boy, in dew time." - o- NOW THAT THE Christmas layoff is over we know one lad that will be feeling good about the resumption of school. Vern Cole will be out to win as intra- murals get under way. Also, providing there is no more hanky panky, the rough, tough Warriors should be participating in boys' intramurals again. This team was one of the two that were suspended for unnecessary roughness in a pre-Christmas contest. We wonder how the Warriors will fare after the long vacation .... team Captain Chris Conn will probably whip his boys into shape. - o - THE LATEST development on the main drag; a "no smoking" sign in Michael's Recreation Center. Did you know that it only costs a nickel per song in the juke box at Michael's? Ex-Resident Of Seneca Rites Dec. 31 SENECA - Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 31, at Grundy Center, for a former Senecan, Henry Lange, 59, who suffered a fatal heart attack at his home as he was sitting down to the evening meal on Wednesday. Relatives attending from this area Included brother and sisters-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wilberg, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Wilberg, Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Larsen, Mr. and Mrs. Manno Pietersen and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bonnlckson. Friends from Penton In attendance Included Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Geltzenaner and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bollinger. Services were held at the American Lutheran Church at Grundy Center with burial in the church cemetery. Mr. Lange Is survived by his wife, the former Minda Wilberg, also five children, two of whom are at home. - o- Mr. and Mrs. Bob Butterfleld of Minneapolis visited the Jerry Wilbergs one day during the Christmas holidays. Mr. and Mrs. Byron Hauge and son, Terry of Bancroft, were dinner guests of the Henry Wil- bergs last Monday evening. Mr. and Mrs. David Looft honored their son Brian on his fourth birthday, Jan. 4, by having the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Looft as dinner guests. Mr. and Mrs. Jay Fulwieler and son, Steven Erik, Milwaukee, Wise., were New Year's weekend guests at the parental Fred Jo- hannesens. Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Johannesen and daughter, Jennifer, Swea City, were New Year's Eve guests at the David Loofts. Alfred Petersen, who has been recuperating at his home the past few weeks following an injury which he sustained while cutting down trees, expected to resume his duties as school bus driver Monday of this week. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Petersen have a new grandson, a 9 Ib. 7 oz. baby boy born to their daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Cheever of rural Rlngsted, Dec. 17. The young man will answer to the name of LeRoy Charles. Tha Cheevers now have a family of two daughters and three sons. Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Lindquist of Litchfield, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. George Stemmel and twin sons of Columbus, Ohio, visited Christmas week at the Ervin Vottelers and on Monday, Dec. 26, helped the Vottelers observe . their 19th wedding anniversary. The group had dinner that evening at The Oaks at Fairmont. Also home for the Christmas holidays and attending the anniversary dinner was the Votteler daughter, Renee, who is a student at Iowa State College at Cedar Falls. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Thiel of Davenport spent the Christmas holidays with the latter's parents, the Everett Withams. Joining them for Christmas were the Elmer Withams. Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Votteler and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Elmers and family were New Year's Day dinner guests of Mrs. Lorraine Berkland and family at Ft. Dodge. Mrs. Berkland, who operated a beauty shop at Lone Rock before moving to Ft. Dodge, now has a shop in the new shopping area in Ft. Dodge. Mr. and Mrs. Everett Witham observed their 55th wedding anniversary on Christmas Day, Dec. 25. In honor of the event Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Lynch presented them with a beautifully decorated two-tiered wedding cake. Callers at the Witham home were Mr. and Mrs. Harry Yungeberg, Algona, Mrs. Velma Patton, Dena,Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Lynch, Mr. and Mrs. Hans Jensen, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Menz, Mr. and Mrs. 0. R. Patterson, Ringsted, and Mr. and Mrs. C. 0. Bailey, Mr, and Mrs. Elmer Witham visited last Tuesday at the Roy Withams, Mason City, and while there visited with Elmer's cousin, H. L. Kephart of Moline, fll. who was visiting his parents. Mr. and Mrs, Chas. Beaver took their son, Kenneth, to Des Moines on Monday wheje he took a plane to Ft, Carson, Colo,, after having spent a two-week furlough with his parents tod other relatives in this area. Accompanying them to Des Moines was a former Senecan, Darwin Engelbart, son of the Melvin Engelbarts, now of Al- , gona. The boys have a possible week left of basic training and then will be given a new assignment. Mike Larsen, son of the Eugene Larsens, concluded a two-weeks furlough with his parents and on Sunday was taken to Des Moines enroute to Ft. Houston, Tex. Mike, who is in the medical corps, will be graduated In three weeks and expects to be assigned to a hospital for more training. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Beaver entertained their children and families at their home Christmas Eve. Present were Mrs. Bearer's mother, Mrs. Henry Brown, also Mr. and Mrs. Jim Beaver and family of Estherville, the Virgil Gardners, also of the Estherville area, and their son, Kenneth, home on furlough. Christmas Day the Beavers received a telephone call from their son, Jerry and family, who lives in California. The Eugene Larsen family attended the Mrs. John Gilford family Christmas dinner and get- together at the Legion Hall at Burt. There were fifteen children and 39 grandchildren In attendance. ENDS WEDNESDAY JANUARY 11 ALGONA we nrvncH coflPOKm •me Fomune cooKie T H C A T R B PWMSOT nfctttd ftni UTVT60 Bflrn BRAND NEW 1967 DODGE Only <2290 FULL PRICE, DELIVERED DART 4 DOOR SEDAN Equipped with Remote Control Mirror, 6 cyl. Engine, 3 Speed Transmission, Bockup Lights, Torn Signals, Padded Dash, Padded Sun Visors, Parking Brake Warning Light, 2 Speed Wipers, Windshield Washers, Electric Hazard Warning Switch, Retractable Seat Belts Front and Rear, and all the 1967 Safety Features. BANK RATE FINANCING PEBOVAI'S DODGE * CHRYSLER MO. PHILUPS ALOONA FOR CALCIUM AND PROTEIN Add nutrition to every meal with quality dairy products from ....

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