The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 1, 1965 · Page 4
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ifenimi Publithftd By The Upp«r DM Molno* I Publishing Co., Algono, Iowa | JEAN PRIEBE . N«w» Editor • 4—Alpono (la.) Upper De« Thur»day, April 1, 1965 No Fenton Trains Since Feb. 25; Plows Bog Down The March snowstorms in this area have proved too much for the snowplows of the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad. On their branch line from Burt to Ceylon, three plows have been on the ground in the last three weeks. The most recent derailment occurred Monday In the middle of a section, 1/2 mile east of Fenton. Previous plows left the tracks because of too much ice and snow near Dolliver and Ceylon. The division headquarters of the railroad is at Eagle Grove, and trains usually run on the branch line twice a week. No trains have been through Fenton since February 25, reports Fenton Depot Agent Dale Thompson. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Tieman, who recently moved to a farm near Fenton, were honored by 40 neighbors with a housewarm- Ing party Wednesday evening. Nine tables of Bunco were played with high scores made by Mrs. Clarence Arbogast and Gerald Geesman, and low scores by Mrs. Arnold Nielson and Roy Benson. The guests brought lunch. Mr. and Mrs. James Schmidt and Brent moved from Fenton to a farm south of Lone Rock Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bruhn arrived at their home in Fenton, Wednesday, returning from a visit to Tucson, Arizona. They also visited in Mesa and Phoenix, Arizona, and took a trip 400 miles into Mexico to the town of Navajoa. On their return trip HUSKY 1000 HUSKY 1000 190 Wisconsin 10 hp Geared transmission. controlled dilfeienlul 6 forward, 1 reverse less thin ^i rnph to 6 mph Terra-Tires rront ICieSOD Rear 8«8.50-IZ 6<0ltis PIO assembly controlled diMeiential. parking brake electHt starting tool bo> cushion seat, back rest, electric slailmc COMPACT POWER FOR ALL LAWN AND GARDEN JOBS Make lawn aiul garden work "casy-^oing." Take the wheel ol n llolcns Husky tractor . . . feel new lightness in maneuverability . . . quick- response power that won't hesitate on steep slopes Staiulanl'equipment includes ftolens exclu.si\c l-'.i.st-Switcli Power-lock Hitch aiul a lull range of features you won't find on any other compact tractor. WEISBROD IMPLEMENT Fenton, Iowa "Baker's Dozen" On Service To YOUI LOYAL PRIENOty COURTEOUS HELPFUL EFFICIENT DISCREET ATTENTIVE ••••—•"•"I*" MODERN PfttMESSNS DfPCNOAIlf to Iowa, the Bruhns had as their traveling companion, Mrs. Bruhn's aunt, Mrs. Clara Hicks, whom they took to her home in Dubuque. Dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Underwood Sunday after the baptism of son Landon James, were Rev. and Mrs. Oliver Johnson and family and Mrs. Johnson's mother, Mrs. Gisselqulst of Minneapolis; Mrs. Shirley Zumach and girls; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Underwood; and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Mitchell. Sponsors for the baby were Mrs. Zumach and Rev. and Mrs. Robert Johnson of Ridgecrest.Cal., who were unable to attend. Sunday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Underwood were Mr. and Mrs. Glen Flint. Terry Tieman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Tieman, went to University Hospitals at Iowa City last weekend for a checkup. He received a good report and is at his parents' home. Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Wolfe entertained Mr. and Mrs. Jack Tieman and family at Van's Cafe in Algona Sunday evening. The occasion was a delayed celebration of the Wolfe's 45th wedding anniversary, which took place in December. Mrs. Ernest Berkland was hostess to a Sarah Coventry jewelry party last Saturday afternoon with Mrs. Marlene Meyer of Algona as show director. Guests included Mrs. Egburt Holland, Mrs. Art Kabrick, Mrs. Olaf Norland, Mrs. Lyndon Kerber, Mrs. Donald Twait, Mrs. Howard Bruhn, Mrs. Harvey Henriksen and Margene, Mrs. Bennie Berkland, Mrs. Melvin Berkland, Mrs. David Berkland and Mrs. Stanley Berkland and Tania. Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Jacobsen attended a Bell Telephone Company convention in Des Molnes Monday through Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Stoeber and Wayne spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stuck! in Spencer. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Meyer and Mrs. Lena Luedtke arrived at their home in Fenton Wednesday afternoon after spending two months in Pinellas Park, near St. Petersburg, Florida. Mrs. E. J. Frank was hostess for the Saturday Afternoon Bridge Club last week. Guests were Mrs. Lloyd Berkland, Mrs. Geo. Jentz, and Mrs. Walter Krause. Prizes went to Mrs. Weber Yager, Mrs. Walter Krause and Mrs. Jessie Newel. The Thursday Afternoon Bridge Club met at the home of Mrs. George Jentz. Prizes were won by Mrs. Walter Krause, Mrs. Charles Newel and Mrs. Fred Jentz. The Fenton Township Homemakers met Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Robert Burkgren. Eleven members answered the roll call with "Something New Out of Something Old". A lesson on Iowa was given by Mrs. Lloyd Berkland. • Mr,,and Mrs. Fred Jentz were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Berkland in Fort Dodg*. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Halverson and Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Aratrud drove to southwest Iowa Saturday afternoon to view the spring migrations of geese and ducks. They returned on Sunday afternoon. Others frpm Fenton who made the trip were Mr. and Mrs. Donald Priebe, Kenny and Jimmy, and Carl Priebe. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Bruhn were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Everet Broesder in Algona. Win Honors At Speech Contest FENTON - Division "1" ratings were awarded Saturday to Sentral Community School entries in radio speaking and play reading at the State Speech Contest in Sioux City. Sentral speech is directed by Mrs. Jon Johnson. Those receiving the firsts were Gary Rath for radio speaking, and the cast of the play reading, "Tom Sawyer Wins Out", Rita Luedtke, Mary Lou Larsen, Cheryl Jensen, Brian Menz, Cheryl Krause, Robert Krause, Allen Hall, and Dale Eldridge. They are to receive a trophy in addition to the rating. Fourteen students participated in the state contest. Those receiving division "2" ratings were Ervin Root for radio speaking, Marilyn Alt for dramatic reading, and Douglas Hading and Kathryn Ditsworth for orations. Kathryn Schadendorf, who entered in the story telling category, has not yet received her rating because of the late hour at which her entry was completed. "I'm just not ready to settle down yet, Millie..." Fenton Co-Op Sets New High In Total Sales FENTON - Paul Voigt and Norman A. Larson were reelected Saturday evening to three year terms as directors of the Fenton Cooperative Elevator Company. Other members of the board of directors are Hans Baago, Wilfred Bierstedt, Clarence 0shorn, William Jentz, Bennie Berkland and Harold Elmers. The 58th annual meeting was held in the Fenton grade school gymnasium. Three hundred members of the cooperative and wives were present. The annual report read by the auditor, Ralph Brause, showed sales totaling $2,342,000 for the fiscal year from March 1, 1964 to February 28, 1965. This was the largest amount of sales in the history of the cooperative. Net savings from operations for the year came to $57,000, of which $48,850 was allocated to the members as patronage refunds. Patronage checks totaling $41,000 for the year of 1960 and 20% of 1965 were passed out to the members. Several drawings were held, with Charles Brown, Rlngsted, winning a $25 savings bond. Others winning prizes were Amos Flnnestad, Mrs. Chris Dahl, Howard Bruhn, Mrs.. Lyle Hani. sen, Darrel Dreyer, Gerald Cody, Norman Nielsen, Marold Schlei, Eugene Huskamp, Mrs. Kenneth Bellinger, Wayne Boettcher, and Martin Berkland. Danny Martyn, a comedian and magician, entertained after the business meeting. The Sentral Band Mothers furnished a lunch. Reschedule Pops Concert, Sentral, For April 2 FENTON - The Sentral High School "Pops" Concert has been rescheduled for Friday evening, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. It will be presented in the high school auditorium by the instrumental and vocal music departments, under the direction of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Jones. Some of the numbers featured will be "Seventy-Six Trombones" and "Moon River" by the chorus and gleeclubs and "Java" by the concert band. The stage band will play "Little Brown Jug" and "Jersey Bounce" amoung others. Music students at Sentral are selling tickets which will re serve a table on the main floor. Fenton Church Plans Library FENTON - St. John's Lutheran Church, Fenton, soon will have a church library to serve the needs of both the youth and adults of the congregation, The library has been a joint project of almost all the organizations of the church for the last year. It will be located along the south wall of the church basement, and will be available to patrons at any time the church is open. Current plans are for two bookcases, each 81 by 38inches to reach from floor to cell- ing. They are being built at Sentral Community High School as an Industrial arts project by the boys in the Walther League of the church. Each shelf will hold approximately 250 books, and a third shelf or magazine rack can be added at a future date if expansion Is needed. The Library Committee of the Ladies Aid will soon begin the task of selecting books to fill the shelves. The Ladles Aid has been setting aside $25 a year for the last three years in a library fund. Chas. Calhoun Of Iowa L & Power To New Post The first change In manager personnel at the Armstrong division of Iowa Electric Light and Power Co. in 15 years took place this week. The Armstrong district serves the town of Fenton. Charles W. Calhoun, who has been division commercial manager since 1950 began his duties in a similar capacity at Anamosa. Ralph F. Woolridge from the Spirit Lake division of the Company has assumed the position of manager here, replacing Calhoun. - Calhoun 'win commute to the eastern Iowa city until after the first of June when he expects to move his family there. He has been active in church, civic and community activities since STOEBER HARDWARE •DM^ Fenton, Iowa THOMAS FUNERAL CHAPEL Fcntoa, Iowa Experienced Embalmers and Funeral Directors Reliable 24 Hour Ambulance Stfrvlc* Funeral May Be Referred To Us With Confidence Phonts FENTON 23 RINGSTID 21001 2100* 20216 SHOP in your HOME COMMUNITY Fenton Business & Professional Directory FRIENDLY FENTON INVITIS YOU FENTON PRODUCE - Lloyd Sunde Golden Sun Feeds GERALD VOIGT INSURANCE Ftnron, Iowa HANTELMAN BUILDING SERVICE For Building * Rtmodtlina. PHONE 125 or 17 Ftnton, Iowa Dr. E. W. Rytkt DENTIST Qffict Phon« 79 R«»idtnct 25 Ftnron, Iowa FENTON DRUG R.C.A. D«al«r T-V Sal«» * Strvlct Phont 13 or 136 LLOYD M, BERKLAND lictnstd Rtol iitatt iroktr and Farm Loan* And Auction Strvict Phont 233 Ftnton, Iowa his residency in Armstrong and served as the first president of the Kiwanis club chartered in 1951. The Calhouns have one son, David, 14. Woolridge, 45, has been employed by the Company since 1941, except for five years out for military service with the navy during WWII when he served as a gunner on convoy duty in the Atlantic. He has served in various capacities, from line crewman to meter reader. Since 1963 he has been at Spirit Lake Woolridge, prior to 1963, was with the Company division at Sibley. While there he was active in community affairs and served on the Osceola county draft board for 15 years. He was a member of the Sibley fire department, a member of the American Legion, the V.F.W. and a Rotarian^ Depew Aid Met FENTON - The Ladies Aid of St. John's Lutheran church, Depew, met Thursday afternoon at the Parish Hall. Hostesses for the meeting were Mrs. Arno Juhl and Mrs. Obed Naig. The Singspiration was led by Mrs. Charles Nelson. Special music was presented by the Depew Circle. The Cause of the Month was World Missions, and was presented by Mrs. Kenneth Cody. Offering meditation was given by Mrs. Art Juhl. FENTON LUMBER CO. CHICK PROTECTION INSURANCE Insure your baby chicks a maximum growth rate, rapid feathering, and excellent pigmentation.-Give them the most effective coccidiosis control, Zoalene, the research proven coccidiostat. It all comes in Felco 20% Chick Starter Medicated. All this in an efficient J crumblfzed complete feed for baby chicks ' "" from hatching to six weeks old. It is also safe for older chickens and other livestock, with no hazard to the handler or eventual consumer. Felco 20% Chick Starter Medicated plu? good chicks and top management leadfr to maximum profits Come in Right Away FENTON CO-OP ELEVATOR Fenton, Iowa NEW FURNITURE Our Freight Shipments All Came At Once After The Storms. Come In Now 1 • LIVING & BEDROOM SUITES • DANISH MODERN ROCKERS • A BIG SELECTION OF CHAIRS • MANY NEW LAMPS And We Invite You To Visit Our New "Maple Room." PETERSEN FURNITURE Fenton, Iowa

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