The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 31, 1957 · Page 8
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 31, 1957
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qo.) Upper Pet Moinei Thursday, October 31, LuVerne Rites On Saturday For Mrs Meyer LuVerne — Funeral services for Mrs Mathilda Meyer was held at 2 p.m. Saturday'. Of 2fi in the Evangelical Lutheran Church with the Rev. Louis VVit- tenburg officiating. Music \w furnished bv the Indies quartet Sharon Wilhelm. Mrs Milford Vonkers, Mrs Harold Nielson Jr.. and Mrs Robert Nielson accompanied by Mrs Thecs Schnakcn- berp. Casket bearers were sons, Ferdinand. Erhart. Ernest, Harold Meyer. Ernest Meyer, Jr., and Clarence Ri«tau. Burial took place in the LuVerne cemetery. with the Blake funeral home in charge of arangements. Mathilda Louise Meyer, daughter of John and Eva Tiede was born on a farm west of LuVerne, Iowa January 14, 1880. On Nov. 15, 1899, she was united in marriage to Max F. Meyer. To this union were born eight children, four sons and four daughters. With the exception of three years when the family lived in the Garner community, she spent her entire life in and around LuVerne She was born in January and the local Lutheran Church was organized on Reformation Day the same year. Thus she Was one of the two last charter members of the congregation. Her brother. Fred Tiede ,is the oldest and last such member. Her husband preceded her in death Oct. 10, 1946. About three and a half years ago, she suffered a stroke and was never in good health after that. She again became ill Monday and was taken to the Fort Dodge Lutheran hospital where she passed -away Wednesday morning, Oct. 23 at 7 a.m. She leaves to mourn her four sons: Ferdinand of LuVerne, Erhart of Henderson, Iowa, Ernest of Whittemore, Harold of LuVrrno and the four daughters; Mrs Paul (Lydia) Maas, Brookfield. Mo.: Mrs Herman (Dorothyl Ilinz of LuVerne; Mrs Floyd (Hilda) Masterson of B;<>r.kfif!d, Missouri: Mrs Orville (Vf s lmn> Rnmus of Fort Dodge. One brother, Fred Tiede, LuVerne: t\vu .sisters. Mrs Li7zis Brorierson. Glenburn, N. D., Mrs Emma Ristau of Nora Springs, and a sister-in-law, Mrs Alvina Tiedo, LuVernc. Circle Meetings At Ledyard In Past Week Ledyard — On Wednesday evening the Mary Circle met at the home of Mrs Mary Bashara with about 20 members and friends present. Mrs George Thompson had charge of the program. The program opened with a prelude by Mrs Glenn Burrow and an opening meditation by Mrs Thompson. Mrs D. B. Meyer led the devotions. Mrs Harold Herzog sang a solo and meditations were given by Mrs Burrow and Mrs Lena Warner. The Esther Circle met on Fri* day afternoon at the church with Mrs N. A. Pingel and Mrs Zilphy Hardt as hostesses. Mrs George Thompson was in charge of the program, assisted by Mrs Glenn Burrow, Mrs Harold Herzog. Ledyard Lasiies There were 6 prospective new members present for the first meeting of the year for the Led* yard Lassies 4-H Club on Wednesday, Oct. 23 in the school dining room. They were Deanna Brandt, Diane Grunhovd, Beth Johnson, Shirley Johnson, Joan Keefe, Monica Munyer, Dianne Waterhouse, and Sandra Willed- sen. Deanna and Sandra have already turned in their enrollment cards. Diane Grunhovd will be transferred from the Seneca Sparklers. Ann Carpenter was elected Historian to take the place of Linda Nitz who dropped out. Plans were discussed for our part in the Variety Show on Nov. 13 and the Township He- cognition Night to be held in November. The president, Pamela Keil appointed the following officers and committees: Reporter, Nancy Herzog; librarian, Roberta Wentworth; music com., Jane Egesdal. Carol Dontje and Sherry Klinksiek: Social Com., Dorothy Zielske, Caroline Busch and Gail Bauman; Picture com., Rosemary Keefe and Linda Pingel; Transportation com., Linda Masterson and Marilyn Johnson. Pamela Keil and Betty Herzog were hostesses. Mr and Mrs E. A. Carpenter and Ann went to Cedar Rapids Friday, to attend the Coe College Homecoming. Both Mr and Mrs Carpenter are Coe Alumni and their son Jack is a second year student there. Mr and Mrs George Worden of Dows called on Mr and Mrs Aubrey Waterhouse and D. B. Mayer on Saturday. Mrs Lena Warner spent the weekend at the home of her sister and husband, the Clarence Ackersons at Wesley. Mrs Mary Bashara and Rosalyn and Tom went to Fort Dodge on Sunday where they met Beverly, who teaches at Cowrie. They enjoyed dinner together and then called on relatives. Mrs M. E. Zarling of Mankato came on Monday to her sister 1 ;. Mrs Hazel Carpenter. On Tuesday they went to Cedar Rapids to visit another sister and her family, the E. J. O'Donnells. On Thursday Mrs Carpenter planned to leave for Gary, Ind., where she will visit until Thanksgiving at the home of her daughter and family, the John Batchelors. From 'there she plans to go to visit another daughter the Carl Noyes family at Grand Marias, Minn. The G.O.F. club met on Saturday afternoon at the home of Mrs Rose Moulton in Bancroft honoring the birthday <pf Mrs Gertrude Wiemer. On Wednesday Mr Anderson, local band director, took the flute section of the band to Garner for a clinic. Mr and Mrs J. F. Sullivan, Jeremiah, and Madonna were Sunday dinner guests, at the Mike Koppen home in Whittemore. PENNEY'; It takes a good neighbor to found a good-neighbor storel Today, the over 1690 stores that continue Penney's good-neighbor way of doing business honor him with the year's most dramatic offer . . . FRIDAY! SATURDAY! BIG FOUNDER'S DAY VALUE HONORING MR. J. C. PENNEY t$>vi & 4 t'>v Founder's Day offer! Genuine 17-jewel Penney's Benrus watches at this fabulous low price! 16 STYLES TO CHOOSE FROM plus 10% Federal tax only $2 holds your selection on lay-away For Founder's Pay, Penney's brings you Benrus watches with features only the finest of watche* can boast: Precision ground jewels! Unbreakable mainspring! Shock absorber in the balance wheel! 10 Karat geld plated watches, nickel chrome water* proof* models . .. each in handsome ca*el Every one inspected, adjusted, timed right before shipment. . . 1 yew written guarantee again** mechanical delects •.. free repair service if they occurl * When crystal- CBM and crown remain Intact. Buffet Supper Host* Mr and Mrs Virgil Rohlf, assisted by Mr and Mrs Vernon Burns and Mr and Mrs Cletu? Muller entertained at a buffet dinner at the Rohlf home on Tuesday evening, October 22, for the field employees of the Kossuth County A.S.C. Those attending were Everett Osher, Wallingford, Mr and Mrs R. I. Anderson, Mr and Mrs George Wolf, Mr and Mrs Richard Smith, Mr and Mrs Don Pe- Coy, Mr and Mrs Ron Trickel. Mr and Mrs Joe Funk, Mr and Mrs Merlin Mertz, Mr and Mrs Ed Skilling, Mr pnd Mrs Lawrence Koppen, Mr and Mrs James Buschef, Mr and Mrs J. A. Rohlf. Mr and Mrs John Kollasch, Miss Phyllis Elbert and Mssrs. William Kenne, Robert Brattz, Don Haupert, Bill Lane and Paul Johnson. Plum Creek Women's Club The Plum Creek Women's Club met Oct. 9th at the home of Mrs Carl Hutchins. Ethel Johnsdn gave a report of the county meeting to be held at the Good Hope church in the Spring. Miss Hattie Wilson was the guest speaker. She gave a very interesting talk on "We Look At Education." The next meeting will be an evening meeting, Nov. 13, at the home of Mrs Wm. Kuhn, with Maude Jergenson as co-hostess. John Wood will be guest speaker. His topic will be civic defense and ground observer corps. Parents Pot Luck Parents, brothers and sisters of the afternoon kindergarten class, and their teacher, Mrs Simmons, held a potluck supper last week at the Third Ward School. Mrs John Claude, Mrs Herb Hedland and' Mrs Miles Sloniker assisted with the serving. Other guests included Miss Kathryn Gorman and Jackie Ann Simmons. Room parents for the year are Mr and Mrs Herb Hedland and Mr and Mrs Glenn Jones. • *"""' Hosts To Townsendiies Mr and Mrs W. R. Carney were hosts at a benefit card party for the Algona Townsend Club oh Friday evening, Oct. 25th at their home. Those receiving prizes were: High scores, . Mrs Wfii. Muckey and Chester Willey; low scores, Wm. Drayton and Mrs Marion Hennessey. Travel prize went to Mrs Eliza Angle; door prize to James Magonegil _ and special prize to Wm. Grarnms. Sixth Birthday Mrs Walter Schildknecht will be hostess today (Thursday) in celebration of the sixth birth;day 'of her son Ronald. The guests, neighbors boys, will be in Halloween costume and refreshments will carry out the same theme. In attendance will be Bill and Tom Burt, Steve and Scott Voyles, Max Lai-d. Tim Boeckelman and Douglas Stevens. Mrs Scott Ho«te«g Mrs Robert Scott entertained her bridge club members Monday evening. Other members are Mrs Ryland Phillips, Mrs Frank Riley, Mrs William Ressler, Mrs Robert Henderson, Mrs Joe Wilck, Mrs Joseph Rooney and Mrs Harold Schugard't. Mrs John Claude was a guest. Plan 90th Anniversary Mr and Mrs W. E.' Pattoh, Whittemore, will have open house in honor of their 30th wedding anniversary at the Methodist church at Algeria, Sunday, Nov. 3, from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. They extend a cordial invitation to all their friends and neighbors. To Serve Luncheon • St. Cecelia Catholic Action Guild will serve luncheon Thursday, Nov .7, from 11:30 o'clock till 1:15 o'clock. The public is invited. Chairladies are Mrs Robert Bickert and Mrs L .E. Linna,n. Newcomers Ppiluck Newcomers Club held a potluck supper at the Legion Hall Oct. 15. Court whist was played with prizes going to Mr and Mrs William Becker. The next meeting will be Nov. 5 at 7:45 at the Legion Hall. Birthday Club Dinner Mrs Ray Cook entertained the members of her birthday club at dinner Monday evening. The anniversary of Mrs Frank Ostrum was observed. Guild Plans Bazaar St. Thomas Episcopal Guild is having their annual bazaar and bake sale Saturday, Nov. 2, in the church undercroft from 10:00 to 2:00. Lunch will be served. Doan Club Hostess Mrs Harvey Johnson entertained the Doan church W.S.C.S. last week Thursday afternoon. Fourteen members and three guests were present. Thimble Club Mrs A. R. Cruikshank entertained the members of the "Thimble Club" Monday afternoon. LEDYARDNEWS Melva Burrow and Dewain Wi^cox of Mason City, Mr Perry Lindgren, Mrs Marcella Anderson and children, Wayne and Darlene of St. Paul and Ernest Burrow of Minneapolis were weekend visitors at the Glenn Burrow home. Mr and Mrs George Thompson were Sunday dinner guests of Mr and Mrs J. A. Zweifel at Corwith. The dinner was in honor of the birthday of Janette Mason of LuVerne. The Zweifels recently returned from a trip in Kentucky and Michigan, visiting their children and friends en- route. Mr and Mrs Don Lloyd returned from their honeymoon trip early last week and packed their furniture and gifts for shipment and on Sunday left for Rock Island, 111. where they will make their home. Mr and Mrs Tom Whitcomb, Danny and Mary Beth of Morris, Minn, visited over last weekend at the J. F. Sullivan home. Mrs Hazel Carpenter visited Sunday at the R. J. Brummond home in Truman, Minn. The G.O.F. Club met on last Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs Tice Brack honoring Mrs Brack's birthday. The afternoon was spent visiting and Mrs Brack was given many nice gifts. Lunch was served. Mr and Mrs Wm. Fennema find Sandra spent the weekend in Cedar Falls visiting Mrs Fennema's parents and their son, Don ,who is a student at Iowa State Teachers College. 226 Pupils Absent Tiionka — On Wednesday afternoon 226 pupils out of 510 students enrolled in Titonka's Consolidated School were absent on account of the flu epidemic in the community. The school was closed Thursday and Friday. It is estimated that there are actually 2,796 written and spoken languages in use in the world. STAPLING MACHINES AND STAPLES: Bostitch, Tatum, Swingline, Hotchkiss and Presto. All sizes. Upper Des Moines Office Supply Dept., Phone CY 43535, Algona. WELCOME TO L L L Rally At ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH HUMBOLDT Wed., Nov. 6th AT 8 P. M. SPEAKER MARTIN KRUSE, FROM BOYS RANCH MINOT, N. D. Phone CY 4-3535 - Your Newspaper SPECIAL FAIi SHOWING ot JOO fine wool** <* TOPCOATS, Sports Weat FRIDAY NOV. 1ST Select your FaH clothe! oov (from these Urge length* of the world's roost distinguished suitings , , , fabrics fo* topwatt •ad sports wear, too A representative of ED, V, PRICE & CO. will b€ hew to twist you, Tow dwfce of these woolen; will be hand-col •nd custom tailored to order with the traditionally fine work- uwsrup qf Ed. V. Price ft Co., Custom Tailor* since 189). AU authentic style* t * ftrta far ladies, too, WILLIAMS BRADLEY BROS. Congratulates Richard Kuecker "American Farmer" Highest 'Future Farmers of America" National Award RICHARD KUECKER, 21, farming near Lotts Creek, becomes the first FFA young man in Kossuth County to attain to the nation's highest Future Farmer of America awfard - "AMERICAN FARMER." Dick is shown above in Kansas City after receiving the award at the 30th annual FFA convention held there recently. Pictured with him are members of the Algona FFA Chapter, who accompanied him to Kansas City. They are, left to right, Gary Bernau, Mike McNeill, Jim Kain, (Kuecker), Daniel Skow, Wayne Arndorfer, and G. W. Sefrit, vocational ag instructor and Algona FFA advisor. Three boys, Dennis Schoby, Roger Keith and Dean Benschoter, were "down with the flu" at a Kansas City hotel, and did not make it for this picture. ^_ '"«^ Dick Kuecker is one of only 363 young farmers in America to receive the award of "American Farmer" . . . highest ranking obtainable in FFA . . . and our congratulations join with those of the community in honoring Dick Kuecker for this major achievement in farming. BRADLEY BROS.

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