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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 12

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12-Algona (lo.) Uppftr D«* Moinn Thursday, March 14, 1968 SOCIAL EVENTS DELPHIANSTOMEET The Delphian Society will meet March 19 at 7:30p.m.atthehome of Mrs. Duane Dewel. The program will be given by Mrs. Elizabeth Lowe and Mrs. Lilliace Sifert. - o - DINNER MEETING St. Cecelia's C.D.A. will hold a dinner meeting at 6:30 Thursday at Academy Hall. Final plans for the March 17 smorgasbord will be made. - o - SOROPTIMIST CLUB Soroptimist Club met March 12. It was a social meeting with Bertha Thuente and Florence Bjustrom hostesses. - o - D.A.R. MEETING D.A.R. met Tuesday noon at the Johnson House. Hostesses were Mrs. Laura Palmer, Mrs. Kirk Hayes and Mrs. Phoebe Thompson, Burt. Ian Davison of Sydney, Australia gave a talk. - o - CHURCH EVENTS Sunday, March 17 at 4:45 the Methodist senior MYF will meet at the church to drive to Good Hope for a meeting. March 31, the Spencer District Men's Rally of Methodist men will be held at Emmetsburg. Supper will be served. At the Methodist church, a fire alarm has been installed with an automatic switch in the furnace room. Practice fire drills will be held at Sunday school in the near future. There will be another Bible breakfast for Presbyterian men at 6:30 a.m. at the Johnson House March 16. At the first breakfast 24 men attended, at the second there were 22. Men are requested to bring their Bibles. TheU.P.Y. of the Presbyterian church will meet at 5 p.m. March 17. Bruce Mrs. Bjustrom Of Whitfemore Cancer Chmn. Marshall will lead the lesson discussion and lunch will be served by Kathy Skow. The Mariners meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. Jim Mallory will speak on "A Christian Looks Behind the Iron Curtain." Arrangements committee are Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Crawford and Mr. and Mrs. James Welton. - o SHOWER HONORS A miscellaneous shower for Becky Heller was held March 6 at the Good Hope church. Hostesses were Veronica Gardner, Dorothy Hanna, Dorothy Vigdal, Evelyn McNeill, Minnie Walker, Maxine Walker, Bernice Mi and Betty Fisher. The program consisted of a brief history of Becky's life; a song by the hostesses; three vocal numbers by Cindy Alt, Beth Davies and Judy Walker, accompanied by Karen Davies; two poems by Evelyn McNeill; and a song by Julie Dodds, accompanied by Helena Dodds. Bea Kay Marshall, Racheal Heller and Mary Camp assisted Becky with gifts; Marguerite Gardner and Bea Baldwin poured coffee and punch. Becky was married to David Camp March 9. - o MR. AND MRS.OswaldThilges and Gary, Algona, and Mrs. Clarence Green, Bancroft, attended the funeral of Leo Dole at Chippewa Falls, Wise. Thursday. Mr. Dole was an uncle of the two ladies and was a brother of the late Fred Dole of Irvington. Survivors are his wife Effie, a son Melvin, two granddaughters and a grandson. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bader remained with Connie and Brian Thilges during the absence of their parents. -71st- Mr. and Mrs. JohnKoenig, Audubon, celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary there Feb. 22. The Koenigs are long-time farmers in Audubon county. that this could be increased to one out of every two patients as a result of earlier detection and treatment." During April, the American Cancer Society will be reaching every home with a vital educational pamphlet and to ask for contributions for support of the Society's research, education and service program. Sexton Lady Hosts Club Despite Many Problems MRS. BJUSTROM Mrs. Francis Bjustrom of rural Whittemore today was named chairman of the two-pronged educational and fund-raising cancer crusade to be conducted throughout south Kossuth in April. Announcement of the appointment came from Mrs. Ted Hoover, Jr., chairman of the south Kossuth chapter of the American Cancer Society, who said, "plans are already underway to reach each and every adult resident with life saving information about cancer during the April crusade." The goal is to urge all adults to have regular physical checkups and prompt investigation of any of cancer's seven warning signals. Mrs. Bjustrom is a graduate of Whittemore High School, is a housewife and mother of four children. She is a member of the Good Hope Methodist Church and was Plum Creek township chairman last year for the crusade. Duane Warden, M.D., Council Bluffs gynecologist, is chairman of the Iowa Division's 1968 crusade effort. "Far too many lowans are dying needlessly of cancer," reports Warden. "The current cure rate is approximately one out of every three cancer patients, but there is considerable evidence Find Stolen Truck; Solve Local Break-In A truck owned by Schiltz Electric, Bancroft, and reported stolen the same night as the attempted bank theft at Burt (during the wee hours Tuesday morning), was found by police officers at Mankato, Minn, early Friday. Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst, who had an all-points bulletin out in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin after the truck theft, was notified Friday that the truck had been found by officers who had put a parking ticket on it. Condition of the truck and its contents, which was wire and conduit, was not learned, but it was to be checked by the FBI before being returned to the owner. Meanwhile, two Algona Juveniles were arrested by Lindhorst and gave statements admitting they broke into Al's Northside Texaco station here the same night. They will be turned over to juvenile authorities for action. A total of $10 was reportedly stolen from a cash box at the station after a rear window was broken so the youths could gain entrance. Gas Customers At Fenton May Pay Bills There North Central Public Service Co., which serves Algona and many towns in surrounding areas, announced this week that residents of Fenton can now pay their gas bills at the Fenton Drug Co. there. Through an arrangement with Paul Eigler, owner of the drug store, payments may now be made there by North Central customers at Fenton. When your thoughts turn to Spring, you can turn to the CHRISCHILLES STORE . . . where you can shop in a Spring-like atmosphere . . . hundreds of yellow daisies to put you in the mood . . . SEXTON - Friendly Club meeting was held at the home of Mrs. John Jennings in spite of the many handicaps the hostess had to overcome. The Jennings had their hands full of looking after the Leo Sabin home while the Sabins were on a trip to Florida and also taking care of things at the Clarence Canaday farm while Mr. Canaday and his bride were on their honeymoon. Then, on one of the Jennings' trips home to check on their own house, disaster struck. Mrs. Jennings found one of the kitchen chairs burning. In her attempt to take the chair outside, it fell, setting fire to the floor and kitchen cupboards. John entered at the right moment and was able to get the fire under control. Mrs. Jennings hadn't planned to, but she entertained the club with a new kitchen floor and new curtains throughout the house as they disintegrated from the effects of the smoke from the fire. In answering the roll call for club on their first sewing project, an example was given to the younger generation on early training. Mrs. Vinnie Laymon related she had put together her first quilt at three years of age. You can't say the club meetings aren't educational. At least one member learned during the discussion that thieves can get by with hiding stolen liquor outside during freezing weather. Those glass bottles won't break because liquor seems to have its own anti-freeze in the form of alcohol. Let's hope Mrs. August Kirschbaum has an easier time being the hostess to the March meeting of the club. - o - The Jack Wederquists may wonder how close they came to having a real housewarming. When only their lights kept going out, an electrician was called to check, but nothing was wrong in the house. Luckily, they didn't give up and a man was called from the light company and he found some mighty hot bare wires where the electric line entered the house from the outside. News from the folks out west for the winter-Martin Mimbach is harvesting his garden crops In Arizona. If we can believe the, signs of spring in Sexton, two robins and Ralph Witham getting his boat and camper ready to go, then we are really going to have that impossible Iowa year of no winter and we can start putting in gardens here. There is a possibility the Mim- bachs may not, return until June this year and the way Iowa springs go, that may be just in time to plant his garden. Just when it looked like the perfect year to organize a campaign to run Glenn Gabrielson for Senator since he is supposed to take it easy for awhile, a flaw showed up in the plan. He won't be able to accept the nomination just because they included Washington, D.C. in their tour of the east coast last spring, and Corrine is not about to make a return trip. She thought the place smelledl Well, at least that is an answer to that city fellow who was complaining about the terrible smell of the Iowa air coming from the farms as he drove through the state. The Arthur Kleins attended the funeral of an aunt, Mrs. John Cink, at Parker, S.D. Also making the trip from this area were Martha Grandgenett, Helen Wingert and the Louis and Ed Cinks. Visiting at the Art Klein home Sunday were their daughter, Virginia, and her friend, Red Simon, and the Raymond Kramers. Miss Klein and her roommate will entertain their parents, the Art Kleins and Mary McMahon of Garner at Sunday dinner at Clear Lake where Virginia is a teacher. , The Art Kleins also visited former Sexton residents, the Fred Brethorsts, at the home of Mrs, Brethorst's daughter, Mrs. Raymond Walker, Burt. The Brethorsts were on their way home to Chokie, Minn, after a trip south. * That pretty blue Chrysler you may have been seeing lately belongs to Henry Bailey. In case Henry wonders whythe neighbors don't wave at him, that's the reason. You never know what car he's going to be driving. Mrs. RiQhard Lickteig and Mrs. Roger Arndorfer were among (he guests who attended a baby shower at the home of Mrs. Jim Rosenmeyer in honor of her sister, Mrs. Tom Arndorfer, Mallard. PANCAKE DAY 2,000 people in the community of Alta attended the annual Chamber of Commerce Pancake Day held in February. Judy Parrott Of Algona To Wed June 8 JUDITH PARROTT Mr. and Mrs. Dean G. Parrott of Algona announce plans for the June 8th marriage of their, daughter, Judith Lynn, and Richard D. Dreyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Dreyer, also of Algona. The bride-elect is a junior at the University of Northern Iowa at Cedar Falls. She is affiliated with Alpha Delta Pi sorority. Mr. Dreyer is serving with the Air Force at Norfolk, Va. Joint Meeting The American Legion and Auxiliary met March 11 at8p.m. After brief business meetings, Mrs. Chapman, north central Iowa Heart director, Mason City, showed a film by the Iowa Heart Association. County Auxiliary president, Mrs. Rosa Harson, Lone Rock, and her daughter, Mrs. Cornwell, were in attendance. The 50th birthday of the Legion was observed with a beautifully decorated cake. Legionnaires are planning an auction to be held at the fairgrounds April 6. Farewell Party Held; Family Moving To Swea SWEA-EAGLE — Neighbors met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Vern Anderson Friday evening last week to honor the Walter Mino family, long-time residents of Grant township, who are moving to Swea township. Guests were the Leslie Minos, Don Minos, Vernon Richardsons, Vern Hutchisons, RobertBriggs, Wallace Reynolds, Sam Gibsons, Otto Kellys and Mrs. Meryl Johnson. The Minos were presented with a purse of money and a social evening was enjoyed. - o - ON DEAN'S LIST Marjorie Lee Tobin, daughter of the Johnnie Tobins and a junior at Morningside College, Sioux City, was named to the Dean's List last semester. She earned a 3.379 grade average. - o - IS ACCEPTED Geneva Kollasch, daughter of the Maurice Kollasches, has been accepted for admittance at Briar Cliff College, Sioux City, and will enter in September as a freshman. - o Alma Jo Johnson, daughter of the Raymond Johnsons, Swea City, was named 1968 Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow for Swea City Community School. Fisher Post'American Legion and Auxiliary held a joint meeting Monday evening, March 4, at the Legion hall to mark its 50th anniversary. Hostesses were Mrs. Albert Anderson, Mrs. Fred Albers and Mrs. Ida Erickson. Mrs. Jim Koons reports $52in receipts for the Heart Fund in Eaglo township this year. The team of solicitors consisted of Mrs. Koons, Mrs. Gunnard Larson, Mrs. Tony Grabianowski, Mrs. Mancil Hurlburt, Mrs. Virgil Tokheim, Mrs. Johnnie Tobin and Mrs. Kenneth Brones. The Ralph Walkers and Dori were Sunday dinner guests at the Lowell Farland home at Ceylon. Mr. and Mrs. Walter O'Green visited her mother, Mrs. Glen Morrow, at the Trimont Nursing Home last week. Mrs. Warren Brones and Mrs. Ronald Richardson, Lakota, drove to Rochester, Minn, to visit their parents, the Herb Pattersons, Monday. Mr. Patterson has been going through the Mayo Clinic. The Tom Prestons and children visited friends, the Don Larsons at Wakonda, So. Dak. over the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Himes and children of Waukon were week end guests at the home of her parents, the Francis Torines. Sunday guests at the Torines to celebrate the first birthday of Paul Hlmes and the birthday of Mr. Torine were Mrs. Lowell Larson, Marlene and Bruce, Mrs. Donna Snyder and Bobby, Mr. and Mrs. Walter C. Peterson and Mr. and Mrs. Emil Larson. Sunday morning, the Francis Torines and Mrs. Himes visited at the home of Mr. Torino's parents, the Perry Torines at Bancroft. Algona AOK The regular meeting of the Algona A.O.K, 4-H Club was held March 9 at the Extension office. Roll call, answered by 30 members, was "a low calorie nutritious snack." Judy Heimer and Diane Studer were elected to go to junior camp and Ann Milder was elected alternate, Susan Holtzbauer and Barb Sch- lievert were elected to go to district camp and Mary Laing was elected alternate. Also plans were made for a bake sale to be held April 6. A demonstration was given by Mrs. Dwight Wagner and Linda. At lunch time, the girls got to sample a finished product. Other demonstrations were by Sue McEvoy and Dorothy Frideres, Shelly Smith and Judy Heimer, and Kim Hensley and Connie Diekman. Illustrated talks were by Dana Clapsaddle, Barb Schlievert and Cathy Cooper. Kim Hensley led the pledge of allegiance and guests were Mrs. Walter Morz and Georgia Fox. Hostesses were Mrs. Herbert Hensley and Mrs. Jack Clapsaddle. CO-OPERATIVES PRODUCE ECONOMIC STABILITY IN TODAY'S WORLD it takes more than buildings, stock, land and equipment to operate a farm successfully. IT TAKES ability to put up strong resistance to the cost-price squeeze. COOPERATION protects farm income by helping the farmer keep his costs in line with the prices he receives. Is- Patronize yourCo-operafjve FENTON CO-OP ELEVATOR . Curti* Lura, Mgr. IRVINGTON CO-OP ELEVATOR E. F. Immerfall, Mgr. LONE ROCK CO-OP EXCHANGE — Loreiu Geittenauer, Mgr. WHITTEMORE CO-OP ELEVATOR ...... Alfred Schulti, Mgr. (Hobarton Branch) BURT CO-OP ELEVATOR .... .£. Ronald Jurgeni, Mgr. LEDYARP CO-OP ELEVATOR I. Bernard Reilly, Mgr. OTTOSEN CO-OP ELEVATOR _. Jerry Hoffman, Mgr. WEST BEND ELEVATOR CO. R, W. Jurgeni, Mgr. TITONKA CO-OP ELEVATOR -_„,—__ Jack-Staff, Mgr, FARMERS CO-OP ELEVATOR, Bode ..,.. R. L. Matheson, Mgr,

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