The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 15, 1965 · Page 12
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 12

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 15, 1965
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12—Algono (la.) Upper Des Moinei Thursday, April 15, 1965 Good Time Had By All On Algona 4-H Day WHEN the annual 4-H Day wa - held in Algona, Saturday, April 3, the club officers and exhibit arrangers in the city wore ^IVPII specially conducted tours of municipal facilities. One was a tour of the city hall. In the alxivp group making such a tour, is Rod Scuffham, county 4-H president, Linda Meehlliause of the Cresco Chums, Linda Hoeppner of Lakota, county girls president, Richard Thomson of Lakota, Sheila Frideres of the Cresco Chums, Gene Brass of the Lakota Aggressive Lads, Jan Montag and Jeannette Vernia, both of the Garfield Gems. (All 4-H pictures by Bruce Ritchie, U-D-M). Annual Easter Hunt Slated On Saturday The Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be at the Call State Park on Saturday, April 17th. This is sponsored by the Salesmen's Bureau of the Algona Chamber of Commerce. The circular area in front of the State Park Shelter House will be roped off into three separate areas for three different age groups. This way the children are competing with the children of their own age. Approximately 100 dozen eggs will be used. These eggs will be colored by the Algona Girl Scouts. Some eggs will be numbered and. will be good for prizes. The big hunt will blast off at 9:00 a.m. sharp, - and it goes fast and furious. If you intend to participate, don't be late. Boys and girls over 12 years of age are eliminated as oldsters. Every member of the Salesmen's Bureau will help with the hunt. In fact, the Bureau will have a breakfast meeting in the Shelter House at 7:00 a.m. Saturday, April 17th. The breakfast is in charge of Ry Phillips and Les Riter. The Egg Committee members are Floyd Holt and John Nauholz; PA System, Murl Potter; Prizes, Ray Gilbert and Arnie Gerdis; Stakes and Twine, Nels Anderson. Ledyard Rites On Wednesday Funeral services for Mrs. Katherine M. Schmall, 82, were held Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic church in Ledyard, with burial in St. Joseph's cemetery, Mason City. She died at theEstherville hospital, Monday. She was born in Austria in 1882 and came to this country in 1904, then married Louis Schmall in 1906. They lived in Mason City, but after her husband's death in 1950 she went to live with her daughter, Mrs. Verne Anderson of Ledyard. Another daughter and two sons also survive. College Honors Robert Garms, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Garms, Algona, was recently elected to Uie Student Union Board Executive Council at Northwest Missouri State College, Maryville, Missouri. Garms will serve as chairman of special activities at the school, which sponsors all campus entertainment. Garms, a 1963 graduate of Algona High, is also a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon social fraternity. 5*"*?I'S MOREFUNTO COLOR w INTERIOR DECORATING was the theme of the 4-H club exhibit of the LuVerne Live Wires, in their booth here Saturday, April 3. Showing the exhibit were Jane Schnetzer, left, vice president, and Phyllis Blumer, president, at the right. PfRSONALS CLARENCE NORDSTROM, Portland, Oregon, arrived last week for a visit with his sisters, Mrs. Martin Potratz and Mrs. Perry Lowman. Mrs. Potratzand son Kevin accompanied him back to Portland, leaving Monday, where they will visit her mother and sister, Lily. They will return later in the month. MR. AND MRS. Grady Phillips and daughter, Sandra, drove to Grinnell last weekend where Sandra, who has received a scholarship from Grinnell College, was guest for an orientation program. She took a bus back to Des Moines where her parents had visited, and met them for the return trip. DENNY AND TOM WALLER, students at Drake University, are home tins week for Easter vacation with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Russ Waller. Other Drake students also home include Jack Williams, Clay Mowers, Gary Rusk, Mary Miller, Jim Abbott, Jackie Rowley and Imogene Lighter. GUEST OF Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Robinson for the Easter weekend will be Mr. and Mrs. U. S. Baxter of Ryan. Mrs. Baxter is an aunt of Mrs. Robinson. JUDY MUNGER, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mungerand •a student at Kohler school of nursing at Rochester, Minn., arrived Friday to spend her spring vacation with her parents. MR. AND MRS. Claude Ruark and Edith will spend Easter with their daughter and husband, Mr. ami Mrs. John Sires, Cedar Falls. Another daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Schafer of Algona will accompany them. BOB PRATT, son of Mr. and Mrs. Merle Pratt, will spend the Easter weekend with his parents and the family will have dinner on Sunday with the mother of Mrs. Pratt, Mrs. Milton Dahl. Bob is in rehearsal as the lead in a one-act play which will be performed April 25. Debaters Do Well At Iowa John Vint, debate and speech coach at Algona high school, took several students to Iowa City Saturday Maureen O'Brien and Jackie Klnden, affirmative, and Greg Buchanan and Mike Stillman, negative, won four out of eight debates. Karen Charles, Maureen O'Brien, and Jackie Kinden did well in original oratory. Karen Charles and Greg Buchanan participated in extemporaneous Dies In Calif. A former Algonan, BillDailey, son of Mrs. Edith Dailey who operated a beauty shop here for many years, died suddenly Mar. 20 at Covina, Cal. Rites were held there Mar. 23. He was a 1936 graduate of Algona high and had been co-owner of the Pomona Optical Service. His mother lives at San Bernardino. Ottosen Co-Op At the recent annual meeting of the Ottosen Co-op Elevator, Harley Bruellman, Bill Bennett and Eugene Struthers were named directors. Alfred Schultz, manager, gave the annual report, showing the biggest sales in history of $1,198,970.28. Percy Watnem, board president, presided at the meeting held in the Ottosen Commercial Club Confirmation Dinner Julie Ann Hungate, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don Hungate joined the First Presbyterian church, Palm Sunday. It was also her 14th birthday. There was to have been a Confirmation dinner in her honor with 33 guests pres- OAT SEED BEAN & CLEANING SEE US NOW FOR ALL YOUR LEGUME GRASS SEEDS Farmers Service Center Merton Ross, Mgr. ent, but because of the impassible road the dinner had to be cancelled Friday when the road became worse. Instead Julie, her parents, and brother Jim was guests of her grandmother, Mrs. Tillie Steinman, for the day in Algeria. Anniversary Honors For Burt Couple Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Pres- tlius were honored at an open house for their 25th wedding anniversary April 4. Hosts for the occasion were their daughters and families, the Eugene Marlows and Jerry Kissners. The 175 quests attending were registered by a grandson, Rodney Marlow. Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Mirlow were dining room hosts, Nancy Kissner poured and the 5 tier cake was cut and served by Mary Lou Marlow and Mrs. Marvin Marlow. Kitchen hostesses were Mesdames Maxine Angus, Dorothy Bernau. Beulah Dundas, Don Behnkendorf, Ervin Eimers, Bob Schmidt, Walter Dacken and Joan Gifford. A short program was presented at 3 with Rev. Scheer, Eunice Meyer, Edith Tieman, Rodney Marlow and five nieces or nephews taking part. A ham supper was served to GO close relatives and friends following the open house. June Gifford, daughter of the Will Giffords and Lawrence Presthus, son of Mrs. Anna and the late Hans Presthus, were married at the home of her parents Mar. 31, 1940. Their attendants Arlene Gifford Marlow and Harold Presthus were also on hand for the anniversary as were the parents. The Presthuses farmed near Burt for 20 years until ill health forced him to give up farming. He is now in the trucking business. They are parents of two daughters, Mary Lou, Mrs. Eugene Marlow, and Nancy, Mrs. Jerry Kissner. There are four grandchildren. - o - AWARD WINNERS The Burt school contestants attending the small group music contest held Saturday at Armstrong, brought home two I ratings. Linda Becker received a I on her piano solo and Vickie Koestler received a I on a Soprano vocal solo. Entries receiving n ratings were: Nancy Becker; Mary Harms; girls trio, Mary Harms, Linda Fairbanks and Jane Barslou; girls sextet, Royales Sankey, Charlotte Lappe, Nancy Ackerman, Charlene Lappe, Linda Do you reach for this every time you paint? Good luck is something you won't have to worry about when you paint your interior walls with new DA-TEX. You get good coverage every time because DA-TEX is Densi-tized. Developed by Davis Paint Company and advertised in LIFE magazine, one-coat DA-TEX has a heavier body. It clings to your brush or roller. There's less drip. Less spatter. If you touch up later, there are no lap marks! Insist on this new kind of vinyl latex wall paint. Densi-tized DA-TEX is available now in a wide selection of fresh colors at Sailer's Davis Paint Store, Algona, Iowa. Becker and Nancy Becker. Directors attending were Ruth Hodgson, Erna Grover and Jearleen Coney. - o - Sunday guests of Mrs. Ella Meyer were Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Bierstedt, Kirsten and Eric, Platteville, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. Art Bierstedt, James and Steven, Lakota, Mr. and Mrs. Ladell Olson, Jade and LaDawn, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Meyer, Joel and Alan, Mr. and Mrs. EuClaire Meyer, Terry and Brenda. Mr. and Mrs. Ken Cook visited at the George Schroeder home, Mason City, Sunday. Practice is underway for a grade operetta, "It Happened in Holland," to be held at the Burt school at 8 pjn. April 23. It is under the direction of Mrs. Erna Grover, elementary music instructor. Mr. and Mrs. Ken Cook, Eleanor Movick and Donna Long spent from Thursday to Monday night at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. where they visited the Cook's son,' PFC Terry Joe. Terry left Monday from Fort Leonard Wood for Fort Dix, New Jersey where they will board a boat for Dornstadt ( Germany where he will be stationed with the U. S. Army for 18 months. Sunday guests at the H. D. McFarland home were Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Bruhn, Emmetsburg, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schmeling and family, Webster City.andMr.and Mrs. Jerry Gifford, Ceylon. Mr. and Mrs. Harley Hansen and family spent the weekend at the parental Otto Hansen home at Roland. Harley also attended a Math Seminar at Marshalltown Saturday. Third Fire In Two Years For Burt Family Fire destroyed a mattress and bed and there was extensive smoke and water damage at the farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Parcel, about seven miles northeast of Burt, Wednesday morning. The Burt fire department was called to the scene and extinguished the blaze. The fire was,the third for the Parcel family in about two years. "A SPECIAL" for INCOME TAX due April 15 1 We have MONEY to loan you — $20 • $50 - $100- or any amount up to $5000. • INCOME TAX • REAL ESTATE TAX • PERSONAL TAXES I ANY PURPOSE Made at LOW - LOW - TERMS Phone or Visit The money headquarters. AME. !CAN ACCEPTANCE CORP. 112 No. Moore Phone: 295-3507 SHEAKLEYS' >UVE THE LARGEST SELECTION OF QUALITY NAME-BRAND SPORTSWEAR IN OUR AREA. SHOP & COMPARE ! ADYABROW You"ll jind quality here , reasonably priced I Quality is not expensive it's priceless.' HURRY! ONLY 3 DAYS LEFT USTRO 40th ANNIVERSARY ENDS SATURDAY, APRIL 1< ALL ANNIVERSARY PRICES GOOD IN ALL DEPARTMENTS

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