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DR. AND MRS. John Schutter left Wednesday via plane for Clearwater, Fla. on a ten-day vacation which will be spent with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rugen. DR. AND MRS. Dean Koobhave returned from Fort Lauderdale, Fla. where the former attended a medical meeting. They made the trip both ways via plane. While there they saw Dr. and Mrs. Charles O'Connor, former residents here. MRS. EVA SMITH was visited Sunday by her sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. M. K. Cullen and Betty Streit, Fort Dodge, and a friend from Quinby. MR. AND MRS. Matthew Streit have been visited by the latter's brother Milton Coonan and wife of Des Moines. The Streit's son Michael has also been here from Cedar Rapids. MRS. GUSTA PATTERSON entertained at Sunday dinner Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Patterson, Mason City, and Mr. and Mrs. Gene Hood and daughter, Mary Jean, who spent the weekend with her parents. Mary Jean teaches at Bloomington, Minn. MR. AND MRS. Duane Jensen were recently visited by the latter's daughter, Kathy, and son, Greg Hatch and wife, students at the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls. MR. AND MRS. Oliver Bakken were dinner guests Sunday of Mrs. Myrtle Anderson at Humboldt. They went via Bode and took with them Mr. Bakken's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Lee. Mrs. Anderson is a daughter of the Lees. MR. AND MRS. William Paetz and Rev. W. H. Friedrich of Algona attended the annual meeting of the Lutheran Home Finding Society at Ft. Dodge. The Society served a total of 244 cases during 1967. MRS. PETE HALSRUD has returned from a two-month visit at Napa, Calif, with her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Keith Halsrud. She also visited other relatives and friends in the vicinity and came home via Centerville to visit her son Walter and wife. He had been sick and was hospitalized but recovered when she reached Centerville. While he was hospitalized, his mother-in-law, Mrs. Minnie Hines entered it. Mrs. Halsrud stayed there a week, then came to Ft. Dodge to visit her son-in- law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. James Elliott and was brought home after a visit of a week there. MR. AND MRS. Scott Monroe were called to Baltimore, Md. by the sudden death of the former's father, Kenneth Maxwell Monroe, 56, and flew there to attend services Feb. 29. Interment was at Clintonville, Wise., his former home. BRIAN ATHERTON, student at Buena Vista College, Storm Lake, is spending his spring break with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Atherton. MR. AND MRS. Dick Beisell attended the open house held Sunday at Clarion in observance of the twenty-fifth wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Brooks. They also visited Mr. and Mrs. Carol Reiland. Enroute home they stopped at Goldfieldto visit Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Bcist-ll. MR. AND MRS. Ed Hagg spent Sunday at Osage with their son- in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Tolsdorf and family. MRS. MINNIE BLINKMAN vis recently visited by her son»ii.- law, John Fassbinder, Mason City. At one time, he had a grocery business here and his wife was the late Thelma Blinkman. He is associated with the highway commission and visits Mrs. Blinkman frequently. ANNOUNCEMENT TO THE PUBLIC As of April 1st, 1968, the partnership of Mergen & Webster Algona Painters & Decorators will terminate. We wish to thank all of our Customers and friends for the Business given us these past twenty- two years. We will both continue in Business > Leo to be known as Mergen's Painting Co., Alcana's Painter & Decorator. Merle will have as an associate Raymond Neu who has been employed by the firm for twenty-two years. They will be known as Webster and Neu, "Algona's Decorating Service." Your continued patronage will be appreciated by both firms. Again we say Thank You. Leo Mergen Merle Webster A 47-foot Stan-Hoist Auger reaches as high as competitive 53-tooters Yes, the compact Stan-Hoist Auger really puts your materials up fast. A Stan-Hoist 6-inch galvanized tube will deliver up to 1800-bu. per hour. The 8-inch up to 2400-bu. per hour. SpeciaHy designed, telescoping carriage allows you to get closer to bins. Allows you to use a shorter auger. You can reach further with , Stan-Hoist. You'll also like the welded, galvanized, seamless tube. "U" box structure under the auger tube gives greater support. Sealed self-aligning bearings throughout galvanized drive shaft. This 4,7-lt. Stan-Hoist Auger reaches as high as competitive 53 footers! With Stan-Hoist you get in tighter, maneuver easier. Why pay more for a longer auger that won't do as much as Stan-Hoist? Buy a Stan-Hoist Auger. WEISBROD IMPLEMENT CO. FiNTON, IOWA MR. AND MRS. Clair Blossom went to Des Moines Sunday to see the latter's brother, William Baas, who is in Veterans Hospital. MR. AND MRS. Walter Boeckholt had as guests Sunday the lat* ter's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Mario Barillas, Des Moines, and her cousin, Harvey Olson of Minneapolis. KATHY BESTENLEHNER.who attends Mount Scholastica College at Atchison, Kans. and a classmate, Judy Taylor, Kansas City, spent a few days with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Bestenlehner. LESLIE NORTON, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Norton who started Junior College at Estlier- ville, has transferred to Forest City. She spent a few days with her parents last week. MR. AND MRS. Joe Cogleyand Mr. and Mrs. Leland Grein were visited Monday by Mrs. Joe Tower and Mrs. Frank Marquis, Waterloo. Mrs. Marquis is a daughter of the Cogleys and sister of Mrs. Grein. DR. AND MRS. Kevin Nash attended funeral services at Fort Dodge last Saturday for Mrs. Darrell Nash, 47, sister-in-law of Dr. Nash. She is survived by her husband and three children: a son in college, another son a few years younger and a 13-year- old daughter. MR. AND MRS. Harry Barton were visited over the weekend by their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Barton, Fairmont. They also spent some time with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Intermill of Titonka. MRS. MAX BAST had as dinner guests Sunday her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Burton Varcoe, Emmetsburg, her son Steve and friend Margo Collins, Sioux Falls, S. D. MRS. KATHRYNMahoneywas visited last week by her son-in- law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Weir, Pat, Kathy, Jean and Trisha, Minneapolis. With Mrs. Mahoney, they went to Humboldt to see Mrs. Mahone/s sister, Mrs. Mary Nelson and also visited the Bruce Eckharts. MRS. PETE HALSRUD was ^visited "Sunday b~y "Gordon and ' "liaura Halsrud, Bode, and Mrs. Ralph Davie, Tulsa, Okla. MR. AND MRS. Ronnie Ditsworth were recently in Mason City and spent a day with Mr. and Mrs. William Klesath, former Algonans. MR. AND MRS. M. E. Clements have returned from a two- month vacation at Buena Park, Calif., and visited various other relatives, but had an apartment by themselves. THE ALGONA CIRCUIT of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod will hold its spring institute for Sunday School teachers on March 24 at Trinity Lutheran church, Algona. Rev. Paul H. Sohn of Trinity will have the opening devotion at 1:45 p. m. and Rev. W. C. Ostermeier of West Bend will conduct the general .workshop session. Twin Rivers To Hold Parents' Conferences The Twin Rivers Community High School will have parent- teacher conferences Friday, March 22. All high school and junior high teachers will be assigned rooms at the Bode building. Any parents of junior high or high school students may come to the Bode building anytime from 8:30-12:00 and 1:00-4:00 and confer with one or as many of their child's teachers as they wish. No definite time or appointments are being set up. The high school and junior high report cards will be handed out to the students to take home prior to Conference Day in order to give the parents a chance to check them over beforehand and decide which teachers they may want to contact for conferences. Members of the Student Council will be acting as guides to direct you to the various rooms in the building. Coffee and cookies will be available for guests. Is Promoted WEST BEND - Bob Montag, son of the John 0. Montags, has received a promotion with Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. in Akron, Ohio. He was made manager of the entire fabric development laboratory. Bob has been with Goodyear for nearly five years. He and his wife and two sons live in Akron. Jean Owens Of Algona Will Wed June 15 JEAN OWENS Mr. and Mrs. Paul C. Owens announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jean, to Norman Klein, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin F. Klein, Irvington. Both are students attending Iowa State University. A June 15 wedding is planned. Fenton Chit - Chat Mr. and Mrs. Richard Higgins of Rolfe and their grandchildren, Paula and Dale Jorgenson of Laurens were evening callers at the Wm. DeWall home a week ago Sunday. John Gramenz is a patient at the hospital in Spirit Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Stoeber and Ervin Krause attended a hardware meeting Wednesday evening at the Holiday Inn, Mason City. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Schutt, Emmetsburg and Mrs. Fred Mortenson were Sunday afternoon visitors at the home of Mrs. Reinhold Laabs and Amanda Schutt. Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Stoeber and Wayne Stoeber, Iowa City, were weekend guests attheRich- ard Stucki home at Ogden. Mrs. Ray Uthof and Mrs. Albert Shaser visited Mrs. Mary Merron and Mrs. Ornle Behrends A at Heritage Rest Home, Bancroft, Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Milford Mitchell of Lone Rock were Tuesday morning visitors at the Wm. DeWall home. Mrs. Herman Maahs was hostess to her bridge club Thursday afternoon. Prizes went to Mrs. Lena Jentz, Mrs. Ella Newel and Mrs. Ernest Votteler. Renee Votteler, a student at Mankato State College, is spending a quarter break at the Ervin Votteler home. Mr. and Mrs. George DeWall of Terrill, W. J. DeWall and Cora Ingertson of Spirit Lake were Thursday afternoon callers at the Wm. DeWall home. Mr.andMrs. Edward Mitchell were Thursday evening callers. Sunday dinner guests at the Gerald Schmitt home, Irvington, for Allan Schmitt's first birthday were Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Arbogast, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Huskamp and Mrs. Olga Huskamp, Good Samaritan Home, Algona. Saturday evening dinner guests at the Wendell Rusch home were Mr. and Mrs. Frank McFall and Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Weiske, Paula and Kent of Cedar Rapids. Sunday afternoon visitors at the Wm. DeWall home were Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Ruhnke and Mrs. Shirley Zumach and girls. A week ago Saturday Mrs. Eugene Huskamp attended a one o'clock luncheon and shower for Trudy Kay Huskamp at the Flamingo Restaurant in Sioux City. Mr. Huskamp spent the day visiting Mr. E. C. Peterson and Gary. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Weiske, Paula and Kent of Cedar Rapids spent the weekend visiting at the Frank McFall and Wendell Rusch homes and with Mrs. Helen Weiske, Burt. Thursday evening Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Nemitz and Jerry were guests in the home of Mrs. Harold Steward and Ben Leeck in Burt. Friday evening they had as guests Mr. and Mrs. Frank Thilges and Alex Thilges. Jane Votteler, daughter of the Vincent Vottelers of Ottumwa, spent several days this week at the Ernest Votteler home. Mrs. Vlnce Votteler attended the funeral of her grandfather, Mr. Hicks at Rockwell City. Friday afternoon guests of Mrs. E. K. Johnson for her birthday were Mrs. Fred Jentz, Mrs. Geo. Jentz, Mrs. Wra. Elmers, Mrs. Herman Maabs, Mrs. E. J. Frank, Mrs. Charles Newel and Mrs. Walter Krause. The afternoon was speat playing bridge and the guests served lunch. Dale Eldridge, son of Rev. and Mrs. Russell Eldridge, has the male lead role in the Irving Berlin musical, "Annie Get Your Gun" to be presented March 30 and 31 at the North Iowa Area Community College 'Auditorium in Mason City. Daryle Zwiefel and Jacqulyne Bjornebo are spending part of their quarter break from Mankato State College at the Ray Zwiefel home. Mr. and Mrs. Kenley Zwiefel, Aaron and Heather spent Sunday visiting at the Gene Hugelin home, Albert Lea, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Zwiefel and Joel, Mr. and Mrs. TedColgrove of Osage, Minn., Daryle Zwiefel and Jacqulyne Bjornebo were Sunday dinner guests at the Jerome Zwiefel home at West Bend. Fenton 4-H In Planning Session FENTON - The Fenton Forward 4-H Cl 11 *" met Monday evening, March 11, at the home of Evelyn Bierstedt. Plans were made for 4-H Day to be held March 30 at Algona. Diana Mills, president of the club and Debbie Bierle, vice president, will represent the club. Debbie Bierle and Evelyn Bierstedt will be delegates to the 4-H district camp at Okobojl. Janet Laabs and Evelyn Bierstedt gave demonstrations. Sandy Seegebarth gave a talk. The girls 4-H will serve lunch at the boys 4-H basketball games between the North half and the South half of the county to be held at Sentral gym, March 26. The next meeting will be April 15 at the home of Diana and Jean Pompe. - o - DON'T MISS IT! Benefit Basketball game Come to a big fun night Two exciting games 1 Sentral Community School Tuesday, April 2, 7:00 p.m. First game - Ringsted Women challenge the Sentral Community Women. Second game-Sentral Faculty Men versus Community All-Stars. Clowns, cheerleaders and lunch Proceeds to go to the Sentral Band Uniform Fund. The word "spud" for potatoes comes from an old organization called "Society for the Preven- tirn of Unwholesome Diet.'' Mitchell Trio Tickets Available The Mitchell Trio will appear in concert March 29 at 8 p.m. in the Estherville Junior College gym, sponsored by the Student Senate. Tickets may be obtained in Algona at the J & B Music Shop at $2 each. Pat Ruhnke of Algona is secretary of the Estherville Student Senate. Union Boys 4-H The Union Township Boys 4-H meeting was called to order by Mike McEnroe on March 12 at the Civic Center. New business which consisted of choosing camp delegates, conference delegates and giving a donation toGarrigan for the use of their gym was post- Thursday, March 21, 1968 Algona (la.) Upper Det Meinet-3 poned until the next meeti:i<?. Each member filled out project sheets for the next year. Mike McEnroe gave a talk on safety with chemicals and a discussion on safety followed. Hosts were the Leighs and Ktiisholrns. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is the only American whose bust is in the Westminster Abbey in England. LOANS $25 to $5000 CONSOLIDATE YOUR DEBTS FINANCE YOUR NEXT CAR UNITED LOAN SERVICE PITTMAN FINANCE CORP. 106 S. Harlan, Algona Ph. 295-3741. 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