The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 15, 1965 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 15, 1965
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4-Aloone Oa.) Upper t>« Melnei Thursday, April 15, 1965 —' ^—ir--——-• r j__i •—.^j_._-- L -^-^ i jm L 80 At Golden Observance Of 4 Corners, M-DClub BURT - Approximately 80 members and guests of the "Four Corners Mothers and Daughters" club met at Van's Cafe for dinner, Tuesday evening, commemorating the Golden Anniversary of the club. Mrs, Q. A. Bjustrom was Mistress of Ceremonies for an appropriate program that in- cluderl group singing, historical quotes, vocal duet by Rev. & Mrs. Merlin Davies, a rpadinpby Mrs. Harold Bjnstrom and several skits. Back in inili, a group of ladies living in an area where the corners of Cresco, Lotts Creek, Union, and \\liittemorptnwnships join, decided to form a club where they could meet and exchange work and ideas with their friends and thus bring about better civic cooperation and social understanding among neighbors. Mrs. Arthur Cruikshank was the club's 1st president, Mrs. Earl Daziel, first vice-pres., and Mrs. Lloyd Potter, first Secretary Treasurer. When first organized the women worked toward a better community, but rapidly enlarged their vision and chose to help beyond their own neighborhood. At an early date they decided to send gifts to the Christian Home Orphanage at Council Bluffs. During War time the ladies lent capture the spirit of Y7 T OnH'Wn MM felt with beautiful flowers and plants The light, (he hope, the joy of Kitslor are caplxiroii in beautiful Spring flowers and plants. Fill your life with this inspiration. Phone or visit us today. >* We send Easter flowers *-and plants anywhere ALGONA GREENHOUSES Your Flower Phone 295-2584 Zing into spring! in a new Chevrolet '<<!> Chevrolet Impaln Sport Coupe it;? Clu'rrllc^Malibu l-Door Nation Wagon 't!5 Clid'H D .Yoi'd Sporl Coupe Con-air Cor$a Sport Coupe If you've been sitting tight waiting for just your kind of car, with just your kind of power, at just your kind of price-wait no longer! Chevrolet. It's a bigger, more beautiful car this year. Which is why that handsome silhouette could be mistaken for cars costing a thousand—even two thousand—dollars more. Chevelle. This one's got lively looks, spirited power, a softer ride—and remarkable room atop a highly maneuverable wheelbase. No wonder it's today's favorite mid-size car. Chevy n. No car so trim has a right to be so thrifty. But thrifty it is, with money- savers like brakes that adjust themselves and a long-lived, exhaust system. Corva/r. Ask any '65 Corvair owner how it feels to drive a car with such easy steering, tenacious traction and responsive rear-engine power. And be ready to do lots of listening. HIGH TIME TO TRADE AT YOUR CHEVROLET DEALER'S into spring in 9 new Chevrolet, Chevelle, Corvair, Chevy tt or Corvette KOSSUTH MOTOR CO their hands doing Red Cross serving., and service boys from homes of members were well remembered, Scrap books were made and sent to children in Iowa City hospital. The club also is liberal in its help toward Retarded children. The members have noted many changes over the 50 years. From records said, Mrs. Q. A. BJus- trom, "we found when we had our first gift exchanges we set the cost of the gift at 10? - now it is $1.00 or more". We noted too, that postage on a quilt sent to the orphanage in early days was 17?". 1 wonder what it wouldcost us now, quipped another member. Funds for projects were raised in many ways - such as dues 50? then 75?, and now $1.00. A "Pennies for Flower Fund" in which members dropped their pennies. The club has records of all meetings for years 1924 through 1948, however all later records were lost when fire destroyed the home of a Secretary In 1964. The 50th year of the club finds on its roll 34 members, five of these, Mrs. Arthur Cruikshank, Mrs. John Sabln, Mrs. Leslie Walker, Mrs. Archie Walker, and Mrs. Everett Witham are charter members. The club also boasts a four generation group on its roll They are Mrs. Violet Walker, her daughter, Mrs. LorettaBroe- sder, her daughter Mrs, Laura Voight and daughter Karla. There are also four three generation groups among the members.They are Mrs. Clara Drayton, her daughter Mrs. Betty Fisher and daughters Donna, Ruth and Becky, 2 - Mrs. Gladys Eisenbarth, her daughter Mrs.DeannaGerberand daughters Michelle, Cheryl and Brenda, 3 - Mrs. Irene Bjustrom, her daughter, Mrs. Janice Lindhorst and daughter Rhonda. 4 - Mrs. Violet Walker, her daughter Mrs. Irene Holdron, and daughter Mrs. Shirley Ostwald. The average attendance at the monthly meeting is from 28 to 30 members and with this interest and enthusiam by members it is proof that they will uphold the ideals started 50 years ago and continue on. PHONE 295-3554 ALGONA, IOWA 108 S. HALL Esther Smith New President, Wesley W.S.C.S. WESLEY - Mrs. Esther Smith was elected president of the W. S. C. S. In the Methodist church April 7. Beverly Ostercamp, vice-president, D'Loras Price, sec'y, Dorothy Henderson, treasurer. Chairmen of various commissions are Fern Paulson, Edna Flom, Maureen Harr, Delores Madsen, Cora Smith, Mildred Baylor, Corrlnne Gabrielson, Opal Nygaard and Veva Lease. Announcements were made of an officers training school at Webster City April 28 and one at Garner May 11. - o - AUXILIARY MET The American Legion Auxiliary held their regular meeting April 6, with president Edna Flom presiding. Myrtle Lease read a paper on 'Costa Rica.' Six bed bibs were made by Lucille Hirner and will be sent to the Vets hospital, Des Moines. Lunch was served by Rita Youngwirth and Bernice Vitzthum. Eileen Johnson and Mary Krieps were on the entertainment committee. Rita Youngwirth' s name was drawn for attendance prize and Marion Youngwirth received lucky cup prize. - o - SCHOOL SIGN - UP Kindergarteners registered at the local public school include Kelly Albertson, Debra Arms- strong, Lori Arndorfer, Michael Becker, Donald Bedford, Randy Gink, Derwin Dornbier, Rhonda Forburger, Alan Keley, Sandy Klyn, Jeffrey Koppen, Margie Lickteig, Debra Loss, Mark Shellenberg, Craig Studer, Kent Studer, Lisa Studer, Michelle Studer, Roger Studer, David Vitzthum, Wayne Vitzthum, Daniel Youngwirth, and Dean Youngwirth. - o - WIN RATINGS Sue Nelson, Patricia Loebig and Gary Loebig won number 2 in the finals of the Iowa State Speech contest held at Heelan High School in Sioux City March 24-25. They are Wesley students at Garrigan high school. The concert choir of 42 voices will participate in the large group contest to be held at Esthemlle Mayl. - o AWARD DAY The annual Sioux City Dioces- an Award Day will be held at Garrigan high school, Algona, April 25. All winners in various contests sponsored by the C.Y.O. will receive their awards from Most Rev. Joseph Mueller. Recognition will also be given to adults who have done outstanding work during the past year with the youth of the diocese. Gary Loebig will be one of the Garrigan students to receive a speech award. - o - ATTEND FUNERAL Mr. and Mrs. Bill Goetz attended the funeral of her brother Larry D. Koestler, 26, at LeSeuer, Minn. Monday, April 5. He was killed in a head-on car crash in Texas, where he was stationed at an army camp. His wife and several children survive, also his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Koestler of Le- Seuer. - o - The Richard Murphy family left April 3 for their home at St. Louis, Mo. following a week's visit in the parental Lael Root home. Mrs. OrviUe Weiland spent two days last week in the Britt hospital, Mrs. Helen Johnson substituted for her at the public school lunch room. Weekend visitors in the Weiland home were the John Weilands, Whittemore and the Duane Vaudts of Forest City. Methodist circles will meet April 21 in the Geo. Ostercamp, Luther Nygaard and Ray Weiland homes. Mr. and Mrs. Reese Martin have lately moved from Farmington to Earling, Iowa where he will operate a barber shop. They are former Wesley residents. St. Joseph's Guild are sponsoring an Easter dance in the Duncan pavillion Monday evening, April 19. Mrs. Chas. Nygaard attended a district officers meeting of Methodist women in Hampton April 2. An election of officers was held. Rev. and Mrs. H. U. Smith were overnight gtiests of their daughter, Elaine Smith of Minneapolis. Mrs. Smith had a post- surgery checkup at Mayo clinic, Rochester, Minn., April 5. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Koppen and family were April 4 guests of her father, A. J. Renger, Bancroft. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Walker and family, Mr. and Mrs. Theron Hansen, Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Root, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Forburger, Mrs. Philip Goetz and Diane attended the funeral of Ben Walker, 73, at West Bend Tuesday. Calvin Armstrong, son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Armstrong, was brought home April 2 from a Rochester, Minn, hospital where he had been a week for medical care of a sinus tumor and excessive nose bleeding. He had been at Mercy hospital, Mason City, a week before being transferred to Rochester. Mrs. Elmer Daughan entertained at two tables of bridge Thursday. Mrs. Tom Becker and Diane attended the pre-nuptial shower April 4 in St. Cecelia's hall, Algona for Jean Becker, daughter of the Herman Beckers, Irvington. She will become the bride of Richard Farrell of Emmetsburg May 1. Mrs. Roger Daughan and Susan of Clarion accompanied her mother, Mrs. Becker and Diane to the shower. A boy, Richard Reese, was born March 14 to Mr. and Mrs. Louis Martin of Council Bluffs at Iowa City University hospital. The new mother is the former Linda Kellogg. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Shellenberg, Mrs. Mag Bleich, Mrs. Mouldenhauer and Mrs. •'Mary Rockwood attended a county teachers dinner at Kanawha April 5. Guests in the parental R. C. Bauer home April 4 in honor of his birthday were the Ralph and Bill Bauers of Whittemore, John Bauers, Wm. Hruberes and Mrs. Walter Pfeffer and children of Wesley and Geo Wellicks of Britt. The children brought and served lunch andpresented the father birthday gifts. The Bill Prices of Crystal Lake spent April 4 in the parental Charley Price home, Put All Your Corn in the Crib PLANT DEKALB • TOUGH year* for corn nr« GREAT years to have DeKalb. Because DeKalb BREAK* THRU Hybrid* are bred to stand the •tresses of modern farming-thick planting and heavy fertilization . . . bred to stand, hold their ears and produce profitable yields. Next time, plant ALL DEKALB. Merc Firmtrt Plan! DEKAH Than Any Othtr Brand. Depend on DEKALB "DIKAll" It • H«t ItUf •* it«M N«m» EUGENE HOOD) Algona, Iowa ROLAND. BODE, Algona, Iowa. ALBERT J. BORMANN, Algona, Iowa RAYMOND OTIS, Wesley, Iowa PETER C. REDING, Bode, Iowa FRANK DROESSLER, Bancroft, Iowa LAWRENCE BESCH, Whittemore, Iowa HOMER O. MATTHIESEN, Fenton, Iowa HERE'S SOMETHING... ... WORTH LOOKING INTO! A SIMPLIFIED SERVICE, OFFERED FREE, TO GIVE YOU A HAND WITH YOUR MONTHLY GAS BILLS - A GAS BUDGET PLAN WITH NO STRINGS ATTACHED! i Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec $30 $25 $20 $15 $10 $ 5 $ 0 HERE IS HOW IT WORKS: Amounts at left are dollars, and the months are shown across the top. The solid line portrays a month-by-month look at a John Doe gas bill. Total for the entire 12 months is ONLY $192 for heating, cooking, water heating and incinerating in this typical home. THE DASH LINE ACROSS THE GRAPH indicates what this satisfied GAS customer would pay each month, IF on the BUDGET PLAN. Instead of paying bills ranging from $28 In Feb. to $3 in June, July and August, the customer pay* $16 each month, year around, with no peak highs and lows 1 THIS GAS BUDGET PLAN CAN HELP YOU, JUST AS IT HAS MANY OF OUR CUSTOMERS IN. RECENT YEARS! AND HERE'S HOW: It's convenient - you pay the same amount each month with an easy-to-remember payment schedule, It levels the larger winter bills and very small spring, summer and fall bills — with the average for all 12 months your monthly payment. Your statement each month shows your exact balance — and the account is balanced once each year, on your May billing, with the first budget payment each year on the June billing. Helps budget your money the year around and softens your winter load of bills which always seem to add up due to necessary other winter needs for your Family. 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