The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 25, 1965 · Page 8
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MARCH 25, 1965 ifenf iw Published By th« Upp«r DM MoinM Publishing Co., Algona, Iowa JEAN PRIEBE News Editor 8-Algona (lo.) Upper De* MO'.HPS Thunday, March 25, 1965 Stranded In Own Barn When Big Storm Hit FENTON - Electrical powpi failed at Teuton about 3-.1? Wednesday afternoon, and stayod off until after 6. The company serving Fenton is the Iowa IVwei and Light Company of Armstrong, Fenton schools were closed Wednesday tliroupli Fiida\, ami most businesses in town were closed on Thursday. Two truck drivers, one from Mason City and (lie other from Laurens, were stranded in Kenton and stayed Wednesday and Thursday niphts with the Km Priebes. A repair crew from (lie Power and Light Company spent Wednesday night with telephone manager Leroy Jacobsen. Mrs.Frma Crouch, telephone operator, who lives on a farm near Fenton, stayed at the office both Wednesday and Thursday nights. Several residents were marooned outside Fenton during the storm. Norman Bellinger spent Wednesday and Thursday nights in Algona. Jim Schmidt spent the two nights In Lone Rock, Ray Uthof was stranded at a farm place north of New Ulm 'from Wednesday afternoon until after noon on Friday. Bill Householder was stranded some place in Minnesota both Wednesday and Thursday nights. Harry Haase had gone to do some chores on his farm Wednesday afternoon, and was unable to get back to his house in town. He spent that night bedded down on straw and old blankets in the barn, and on Thursday morning walked to the Ray Dreyers. His wife reports that Harry is suffering from a cold. There were no mail trucks coming to Fenton from Wednesday morning until Friday morning. The Birthday 500 Club met at the home of Mrs. Jerry Langerman last Monday night. Prizes were won by Mrs. Larry Gade and Mrs. Stanley->Be,rkland. tt -< - - - - -v - - " hVv. .ui.i Mrs. 1-. c. Preul enlortamod Mi. .ind Mrs. F.d Scliloi and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wpisl'r.'d at Sunday dinnei. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Walkei and Nanry, and Marhn Stein- beitier weic last Sundav supper iruoMs of Mr. .nid Mrs. Ham Haaso. Steve Beiklaml returned to Iowa State University in Aine.s lust Mond.n after a quarter break at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Finest Heikland. During his vacation, Steve and Jackie Laabs spent a few days visiting Rev. and Mrs. S.unih Ismir at Bismarck, North Dakota. Mrs. Ismir IsSteVe's sister. The Fenton Firemen and their wives held their annual Firemen's Dinner Saturday night at Van's Cafe in Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Gushing and Tommy of Spencer were Sunday afternoon guests of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Uolllnger. Saturday evening visitors at the Clifford Douglas home were Mrs. Goldie Douglas, Ernest Douglas, Lloyd Douglas, Mr. and Mrs. Marian Kramer and Ronnie, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Douglas and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Jentz and family. The evening was spent playing 500. Guests last week of Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Dltsworth were, Mrs. Uitsworth's sister aSiti ner husband, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Barnes of Clinton, New York. Mrs. Barnes is the former Sylvia Newel of Fenton. The Barnes were on their way home from a visit to Mexico, and planned to stay in Fenton two clays. Their visit became longer when the snow-blocked roads prevented their leaving on schedule. Friday supper guests of the Ditsworth's on Mrs. Barnes' birthday were Mrs. Fred Newel and Mrs. Everett Dreyer. Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Ditsworth were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Brown of rural'Gvuver. --• • Fenfon T & C Women Hear Xchange Pupil FKNTON - iv., Hi daliumen, Pliillil'iiir I'xclum <> studfiit living in SMM ("H\, sj'nkf' "f hr>r linrnc fountn Tufsdiu nif;lit t" HIP Town .UK! Country Women's club NEW RED CLOVER PROGRESS! BRAND especially developed to resist "jade-out" Have you had trouble with red clover fade-out? Now there's help for the "stand fade-out" problem. It's new RF 1 Brand from Northrup King. When stands seem to disappear into thin air ... it's known as "stand fade-out." It's caused by weather, disease, insects and other factors. RF» Brand is a new red clover blend of hardy, disease resistant clovers that livea longer and pro. ducea more. RF* Brand la already inoculated with bacteria Inside the seed . . . it's NOCULIZED* seed. Resist red clover fade-out in your fields this year, plant all RF» Brand. Book your needs with u> now while supplies are still available, FENTON CO-OP ELEVATOR Fenton, Iowa Mrs. Marian Elmers elected recording secretary to replace Mrs. Clayton Wolff, who is leaving tin- community. The Fenton club will sponsor an essay contest on conservation for the sixth graders in the Fenton and Lone Hock schools. The essays are to be prepared under supervision by the sixtli grade teachers, and will l>e judged and prices awarded at the club's May meeting. Prizes of $3, $2, and $1 will be awarded. The members discussed the Senior Girls Tea to be held this spring. This is an annual event sponsored by the Town and Country Women's Club, anrl honoring the girls In the graduating class at Sentral Community School. A committee was named to set a date and mal<e preparations for the tea. Mrs. Warren Jones, president, announced that April is the month set for the Fenton club to visit the KossuthCounty Home. A committee was named to prepare a program and to set a ' *" date for its presentation at the home. The spring county meeting of the Federated Women's Clubs will be held at the Durt Methodist Church on April 10. The Fenton club is in charge of table decorations and committees were chosen to work on the arrangements. Mrs. Dale Weisbrod was the hostess and Mrs. Harlan Elmers the co-hostess for the meeting. There was one guest present, Mrs. Donald Priebe. Jim Weisbrod Home After 9 Mos, Hospital FENTON - James Weisbrod was discharged last week from the Rochester hospital after being a patient there for almost nine months, following a car accident last June. He is now at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Weisbrod, and is able to get around with the aid of crutches. Visitors are very welcome. James will have to re, port back to Rochester for checkups from time to time. Mrs. Lester Weisbrod recently underwent surgery at Holy Family Hospital in Estherville, and also returned home last week. P. T. CONFERENCES Voluntary parent-teacher conferences over the third nine- week period in the Sentral Community Schools will t>e held on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 30 and 31. Classes are to be dismissed at 2:20 in the high school building and at 2:30 in the elementary buildings in Fenton and Lone Hock. Conferences will start at 2:30 in the high school and at 2:45 in the elementary schools. 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The scholarship starts June 20, and Diane will study library science. Add Extra Days To School Year FENTON - In accordance with the State Department of Public Instruction, Sentral schools will make up as much school missed because of blizzards as possible, before May 30. Classes will be held on the Monday after Easter (April 19) and on May 28, two days formerly planned as va- Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hudson returned to Fenton Sunday afternoon after spending three months in Fillmore, California. The Hudsons arrived in Omaha Thursday afternoon, but had to wait until roads were cleared to continue to Fenton Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Voigt and James were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank McFall. Mr. and Mrs. Frank McFall were Sunday supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wendall Rusch. Members of the boys basketball team at Sentral attended the finals of the State Tournament in Des Moines Friday and Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Tietz have rented the Richard Stuck! house in Fenton. They moved to town from a farm by Lone Rock last week. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Halverson visited at the Stanley Jensen home in Ringsted Sunday night. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Priebe and boys were Sunday evening guests of Mrs. Ida Butterfield and Mrs. Vivian Butterfield, Swea City. Mrs. Charles Feye and children, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Wegener, and Mrs. Calvin Vaudt, Glenda and Gail visited at the Merlin Wegener's Tuesday afternoon in honor of Debbie Wegener's sixth birthday. Grade Music Program Friday FENTON - "Songs of the Cowboy" is the theme for this year's elementary school music program to be given in the Fenton grade school on Friday, March 26. Grades 1 through 6 will present the program under the For perfect comfort get... AMERICAN. Brand Heating Oil with Sta-Cleaif You couldn't ask for more perfect heat. AMERICAN Brand Heating Oil burns clean. STA-CLEAN*, the heat-improver additive, keeps your burner running like a clock. Our Sta-Ful Delivery is keyed to the weather. 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The grade school art teacher, Mrs. Marie Wilson, and her students are assisting with the art work. Music will be provided by the grade school band and the fourth grade tonette band. Some of the soloists who participated in the Mason City music contest will play their selections. The program will begin with several numbers by the kindergarten class, under the direction of Mrs. Jack Lowe. The curtain time Is 7:30 p. m. and admission is 25<? for those in the eighth grade or older and 15? for children. The fifth and sixth graders have tickets for advance sale, and there will also be admission at the door. Proceeds each year are used to pay for the contest entries in the Mason City elementary music contest. K-Garten Clinic, Sentral, Mar. 29 FENTON - The Kindergarten Round-up for the parents of children starting school next fall will be held at Sentral High School on Monday, March 29, for both the Fenton and Lone Rock elementary schools. MEETING CANCELLED Mrs. John Waite, president of the American Legion Auxiliary, has announced that the group's March meeting is canceled. The next meeting will be on the regular April date. YOUR BEST BUY for fast, easy decorating and professional results You'll like GOLDEN SUN PIG STARTER and CHICK STARTER r" . , :* Fentori Produce Lloyd Sunde, Prop. GILT EDGE FANPLASTIC —the original "Homog- •nli»d" latex well paint In unlimited color selection! NO DRIPS OR SPATTERS - no muss, no fuss, no mess to clean up. CIEAN UP WITH WATER - no harsh cleansers or skin-irritating solvents needed. Painting tools clean up with soap and water. DRIES IN MINUTES-you move back into a room 15 minutes to an hour after painting. Completely odor free. Ask us for FREE USE of the latest, easy-to-use color harmonizing guides FENTON LUMBER CO. 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