The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 18, 1965 · Page 6
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(»e.) Upptr 0»t Moln«« Thurtday, F*b. 18, 1965 Grant Twp. Farmer Is Month's Conservationist HARVEY LARSEN Harvey L. Larsen, Grant township farmer, was named Conservation Farmer of the Month by the Kossuth County Soil Conservation District Commissioners at their regular meeting last week, according to Julius Baas, Chairman. Each month the Commissioners cite a farmer in the District that is outstanding in the field of conservation. This month's winner has been a cooperator with the District since 1955. He first started to contour in 1958. He now lias all of the farm laid out on the contour with contour field divisions. Larsen reports that he has increased his corn yields 30 bushels per acre since he has been a cooperator. One field yielded 135 bushels per acre in a corn yield contest. He states that contouring has helped to keep water out of the pot holes and has reduced the drainage problem on his farm. This method of farming the cooperator mentions also saves water on the side of the hill and he has been able to raise as much crops there as in the low lami. Contouring allows him to plant tlir high ground earlier as soils uf tho same type follow the samp contour. This also makes it easier to adjust the fertilizer application according to soil types. Larsen tells how he sliced off the corners and made gentle curves with rows the full length of Hip farm. He practices crop rotation on liis farm and has included hay ami pasture in his rotation. He milks 13 dairy cows and raises 300 head of hogs each year. For the past 6 years he has been farming his farm according to the farm conservation plan that he has developed on his farm with the assistance of Lyle Hiedinger of the Soil Conservation Service. Larsen farms 223 acres. This year he had 155 acres on crops on the contour. He has established one-half mile of grassed waterways on his farm and has one-half acre planted to trees to provide a windbreak for him. He was selected as Kossuth County's representative in Uie family operated farm division of the Iowa Achievement contest this year. Mr. and Mrs. Larsen have the following children: Marcla, 17, Leroy, 16, Steve, 13, Chuck, 11 and Ronnie, 4. i— r SHOE WITH A SECRETi 'HIDDEN FIT", A REALLY BLIP-PROOF HEEL 7 f i i ALL SIZES 5's to ll's ALL WIDTHS AAAA's to C's Albert Olsons To Be Feted; Wed 50 Years Mr. and Mrs. Albert J. Olson, Algona, will be honored by their children at fur^optn house Sunday, Feb. 21, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the First Lutheran church here in honor of their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married in Algona, February 23, 1915, by Rev. Lundell. Their children are Irvin, Bend, Oregon; Dean, Webster City; Mrs. M. W. (Arlene) Lindhorst, Iowa City; and Mrs. John R. (Myrtle) Alke, Lakota. No special invitations are being sent, but a cordial invitation is extended to all their friends and relatives. SHUTS BROWN i>jj* SHOE STORE AlCONA IOWA Now . . . ovoilablt In food morktH throughout North Ctntral Iowa Olds - Geneva E. Hilton, Algona; K. L. Kohlhaas, Livermore; Levi Banwart, West Bend; H. P. Mertz, Ottosen. Mercury - Maynard or Clara HerUke, Lakota. Plymouth - R. L. Thompson, Elmore. Rambler - Joel M. H^rbst, Aleona. Banns of marriage were published in St. Joseph's church Sunday for Roxanne Lee Rogert of Algona, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Rogert of Bode, and John Schade, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Schade, St. Joe. Mr. and Mrs. John Thul are expected home Feb. 16 from a 2-month visit with relatives in California, Oregon and Washington. Patricia Wagner is employed in the IBM department in Lutheran hospital, Fort Dodge. Mr. and Mrs. Luke McGuire and family, Burt, accompanied by Mary Lou and Barbara Wagner, St. Joe, spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Nepple in Lacrosse, Wise. Pat McGuire, surgical patient at Buena Vista hospital, Storm Lake, the past two weeks, was expected home the first of this week. Mr. and Mrs. ArtWinkel, Centerville. are parents of a son born Feb. 11. Mrs. winkel's sister, Lucille Illg, left Thursday to assist and take care of the Winkel children. The Wln- kels now have three boys arid one girl. Mr. and Mrs. Art Illg are maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Winkel, Algona, paternal grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Illg, Carroll, spent the weekend heif in the home of Ronald's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Art Illg. Mr. and Mrs. Ed McGuire and George Illg are expected home the end of the week from their trip through southern and western states. Debbie McGuire and Eddie McGuire, children of Mr. and Mrs. Ed McGuire, stayed with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Art Illg and Mr. and Mrs. M. T. McGuire, while their parents were on vacation. C. D. A. met Wednesday. Mrs. Hubert O'Brien is in charge of the courtesy committee through the month of April. The social welfare committee consists of Mrs. Hay Berte, Mrs. Adeline Wagner, Mrs. Alfred Reding, Mrs. Harold Reding and Mrs. Delmer Plathe. A contribution of $5 to the C. D. A. Disaster Fund, and a motion made to have members bring their bandages sewn and rolled for the March meeting. Nominating committee will be selected at the March meeting. Following the meeting, lunch was served and cards played. Mrs. Roger Bormann received plate prize, with Mrs. Peter Reding and Mrs. Ray Berte receiving high and second high in 500. Mrs. Tony Becker spent last week with her sister, Mrs. Annie Else-hen, St. Benedict, while Mr. Becker visited his brother, Rev. Luke Becker, Mountain Grove, Mo. Honored At Shower Birthday Party BANCROFT By Mn. Lawrence Bergman C. D. A. members entertained their husbands at a card party and luncheon in St. John's hall. Mrs. Laurence Bergman slipped on the Ice Sunday and fell flown the steps at St. John's church. She cut a six inch gash in her leg, which was also badly bruised and also a badly bruised shoulder. Bernard Long Is on an extended visit with relatives in Illinois and eastern Iowa. Dinner guests Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Smith were their son, Robert, Des Moines, and Sharon Heinkel, LuVerne. Met Feb. 10 Cresco Mothers & Daughters club met Feb. 10 at the home of Gladys Eisenbarth, with Deanne Gerber assisting. The program was by Ida and Noreen Wildin. There are more than 1,000 rivers in Venezuela. A pre-nuptial shower honoring Marian Broesder was held Jan. 13 at Good Hope Methodist church. The program was in charge of Mrs. Quentin Bjustrom. Mrs. John McNeil played piano selections, Mrs. Karen Davies sang and Mrs. John Rich gave a reading. The guests were registered by Mrs. Melvin Ostwald, Mrs. Marvin Broesder had charge of punch and Mrs. Vern Walker poured coffee. Marion was assisted with the gifts by Mrs. James Voigt, Cheryl Ostwald, Mrs. Melvin Ostwald, Mary Broesder and Mrs. Marvin Broesder, Miss Broesder and Ray Gerdes were married Feb. 7 at Good Hope Methodist church. Baptism Sponsor* Mr. and Mrs. Edward Coleman, Clare, are parents of a 7 lb., 8 oz., son born Jan. 23 at Mercy hospital, Fort Dodge. The infant was baptized Larry Francis in St Matthews Catholic church, Clare, Sunday, Feb. 7 by Rev. John Cullen. Sponsors were Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Kohlhaas, Livermore. Dinner guests in the Coleman home Sunday, were Jerry and Maedean Coleman, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Kohlhaas, Norman, Bruce, Lynn and Randy, and Mr. and Mrs. John Kollasch, the maternal grandflarents. The American Red Cross has 13,100 paid employees. A Valentine theme was carried out. Games were played Mrs. Bob Lickteig entertained lunch was served. a group of third grade girls , Saturday in honor of her daugh- Canada has 27,000 miles of natural gafi pipelines. ' ENJOY an EVENING of FUN and HARMONY at the 6th annual BARBERSHOPPERS PARADE SHOW at Algona H. S. Auditorium 7:30 P.M., Saturday, Feb. 27 featuring Kippers & Astro-Naughts 2 Champion Quartets with Kossuth Chorus & others Get tickets now from any barbershoppers or reserved seats at Rusk Drug in Algona. (13-14-15) Register 25 New Cars And Trucks Here Twenty-five new cars and trucks were registered at the office of County Treasurer Rosella Voigt during the past week. Owners are: Chevrolet - Tri-Co. Coop. Drying Assoc., Whittemore, truck; Lester Johnson, Algona; D.D. Leek, Wesley; J. F. McMahon, Algona; Myrtle J. Peterson, Swea City. Ford - Robert BeemeV, Lak- ' ota, pickup; Algona Plbg. & Htg.; Edward Arend, Algona, pickup; Charles Guerdet, Armstrong; Cecil Pingel, Ledyard; Sharon Kay Grant, Algona. CMC - W. W. and E. E. Bowman, Algona. Buick - Jeffrey J. or Mary Jane Atherton, Algona; Richard Madsen, Wesley. Pontiac - Schultz Bros., Algona; Ruth Stephas, Bancroft; E. M. or Helen Huber, Algona. NATIONAL GUARD IN ALGONA NATIONAL GUARD OPEN HOUSE - 2 To 4 P.M. At National Guard Armory, Fairgrounds Free Coffee-Doughnuts-All Are Welcome BATTERY B ROSTER - 1st HOWITZER BATTALION, 194th ARTILLERY THIS MESSAGE SPONSORED ON BEHALF OF NATIONAL GUARD BY FOLLOWING: Home Federal Savings & Loan Association \ CURRENT EARNINGS BEING PAID 4 r i All Accounts Insured To $10,000 ALGONA SINCE 1917 IOWA !••! Universal Mfg. Co. Authorized FORD Reconditioned ALGONA, IOWA Kossuth Motor Co. ^CHEVROLET/ Your Dependable Chevrolet Dealer ALGONA, IOWA Metronics Inc. 0. B. Harmes ALGONA, IOWA North Central Public Service Co. 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