The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 22, 1965 · Page 14
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2-Algona (la.) Upper 0*s Motnet Thursday, April 22, 1965 Algona's Seller And Notre Dame Mates The young, rugged fellow second from the left in the front row of the above photo should look familiar to all football fans in this area. It's Paul Seller, now a right tackle candidate on the Notre Dame University varsity football squad, a resident of rural Algona who starred during his high school career for Coach Beanie Cooper's Garrigan Golden Dears. Paul Is completing his sophomore year at Notre Dame, where he is a student on a football scholarship, which was presented to him when he graduated here in 19G3. Seller saw limited action last fall as a sophomore with Notre Dame's once beaten nearly national champs. His teammates in the photo are, left to right, front row, Don Gmitter, right end; Seiler; Dick Arrington, right guard; George Goeddeke, center, Pete Duranko, left guard; Bob Meeker, left tackle; and Capt. Phil Sheridan, left end. In back, left to right, Nick Eddy, right halfback; Bob Merkle, fullback; Sandy Bonvechio, quarterback; and Bill Wolski, left halfback. Coach Ara Parseghian, whose first year at Notre Dame proved highly successful in 1964, is shown at the right. ' FROM THE ATTIC... ... TO THE VAULT (Your Hobby - And Your Neighbor's) By Dick Palm«r Mrs. Lucille Anderzen sends the latest Issue of Coinage and a report of a robbery Involving her employer. For some reason, the thug gave notice of his intent via the phone, so police provided' a stakeout. While posing as a coin seller, the would-be thief pulled a gun, but the boss resisted with a knife. Tho severely injured by blows on the head, he inflicted mortal wounds on the thief. An accomplice escaped and is the subject of an intense search. A Sioux City dealer tells me that coin shops are often the target for the monetary value of the coins rather than the collecting value. Indeed, some have been apprehended as a result of passing unusual coins or currency. - o - Coinage has an excellent article on paper currency prior to Federal issued starting in 1863. There are numerous illustrations of this interesting field. A new catalog has been published on North American bank notes by Grover Criswell, which 1 will review in a later column. I think this field is in for a boom, with all the additional information now being made available. Coinage is a bi-monthly. 1 am impressed by the quality of the articles and excellent illustrations. It is, I think, superior to Coins, the magazine put out by Numismatic. News. Other articles include encased postage stamps of the world and the topical, bearded men on coins. There is also a profit study on Indian cents. - o - The Forest City show was oolite well attended Saturday, but Sunday seemed below average. Dealer comments indicate that business was spotty, with customers more in a selling or trading mood. There was the usual intertable activity as the professionals evened out their stock and attempted to obtain matertal for the home collectors. One dealer's customers will find his shop with a new look as he ended up with all of my decorative frames dealing with U. S. themes via currency and stamps. L. L. Owen and Merle Colebeck are friendly competitors not only in coin selling, but in personal collection of $3 bills. Both have excellent showings and have an agreement that if either sells, the other has first option. In Iowa, after golf beer's the one., for good taste, good fun After a hard-played 18 holes it's good to settle down on a soft chair in the club house and add up the score with friends. What better lime for the drink that scores with almost every golfer—cool, thirst-quenching beer? Yes, beer's great lo relax with, i>reat for refreshment, great for taste. So whatever your sport — boating or baseball—swimming or tennis —relax afterwards with the xestful taste of beer. UNITED STATES BREWERS ASSOCIATION, INC. f O 00* l!>9. OSCtOLA. IUAA I think more currency frames will be appearing soon in shops and exhibits. Several dealers got the address for the engravings offered by the Bureau of Printing and Mrs. Philip Budd, well known in Iowa Numismatic circles, bought two sets of the Overrun Nations stamps for a projected display of their currency. I have made extensive use of these attractive flag stamps. - o - The exhibits, as usual, were all first class, Including several previous show winners. The Weisman Medal collection won the IN A Best of Show award, while a trophy presented by the Minnesota organization went to the very fine Canadian exhibit that won the INA award at Jefferson. Interesting items included a coin and currency display built around 6 Queens of this centruy, the Tonga gold coin set attractively mounted in white plastic, and Don Jenson's splendid material including the 1856 Flying Eagle cent, several choice specimens of encased postage, and the full set of $3 gold. Just on a hunch, I took along some postal item s and found that the cardboard proofs attracted considerable attention. In tact, I traded on sight many of them to my bourse neighbor for some currency, which means that I will have to be bidding again at auction. - o This was the weekend of the terrible tragedy at Allison and the special personal impact that comes from the loss of an able and respected student whose personality and character contributed so much to her class, her teachers and the school.Technol- ogy has given us the power of mobility, but for this gift, we have paid a dreadful price. Wesley Girl To Wed; Feted At Shower WESLEY - Julie Ricke was given a pre-nuptial shower April 11 by classmates in the Mrs. Ruth Ricke home. Julie is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lou Ricke and will become the bride of Chuck O'Hara. Other guests were Mrs. Don Hanig, Mrs. Helen Axness, Mrs. Larry Flaherty and Mrs. Lou Ricke. Following aprogram lunch was served and the bride-to-be opened her gifts. She is a senior at Corwith-Wesley. - o - HOME FROM TRIP Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Smith arrived home April 10 from an U week stay in St. Petersburg, Fla. They spent an hour with Mrs. Effie Robinson, 101, at her home in Sarasota. She was a pioneer citizen of .rural Algona and a former neighbor of the Smiths. She has since died and was buried at Algona. The Smiths did some sightseeing in the Everglades, Key West, Clearwater, Ft. Lauderdale and Ft. Pierce. They cam* home via Alabama and saw many civil rights problems at first hand. - o - KICK-OFF-MEETING A cancer crusade kick-off meeting was held at the L. L. Lease home AprU 12, with Mrs. Cliff Anfinson assisting. Attending were Mesdames J. T. Meurer, Elmer Daughan, Leo Blei ch, L. T. Root, H. H. Raney, Eimu Olson, A. J. Seiler, and Helen Johnson. Mrs. Franklin Fox and Mrs. Justine Becker were unable to attend. Mrs. An- finson is South Kossuth Co.pres- ident, Mrs. Lease is secretary, Mrs. Meurer is the Wesley chairman and Mrs. Johnson is her assistant. The drive is now on, - o - FIRE CALL The Wesley fire department answered a call to the Charles Gollner farm northwest of Wesley to extinguish a fire in bales of straw In a shed. - o - CHOSEN QUEEN Ruth Ann Nelson has been chosen as one of four queens for Sioux City's "Paint up, Clean Up and Fix Up" campaign. She is "Miss Paint Up". Each queen represents one of Sioux City's colleges. Ruth Ann attends Briar Cliff. - o - Nieces and nephews who visited the Will Martineks April U were Forest Adolf of Everty the Dale Adolfs and Mrs Esther Imhoff of May City and the James Schmitz formerly of Ventura. Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Hemmingsen, accompanied by their daughters, Mrs. Lee Hildebrand of Britt and Mrs. C. J. Wilson of Belmond, visited Mrs. Mary Isenhart at Redfleld AprU 11. Mrs. Tom Becker, accompanied by Mrs. Clara Kohlhaas, Algona,, attended a pre-nuptial shower 'April U at St. Joe for Lorraine Berte, daughter of the Joe Be rtes. Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Meurer and Jim spent April 13 in Des Moines where Mr. Meurer had a medical check-up at Vets hospital. Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Smith received a telephone message from Lebanon, Mo. April 15 telling of the death of an old friend, Wyatt Stott, formerly of rural Algona. Funeral services were held at Lebanon Saturday. The two men were former classmates and Mr. Stott spent several weeks last fall in the Smith home. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fox left April 15 for Puxico, Mo. to visit his 90 year old mother, Mrs. Lucy Fox, and his sister, Mrs. Ara Spilts and other relatives. Mrs. Ruth Ricke, Joan, Rose Ann and Henry, accompanied by • Sharon Nelson of Boone, visited Mrs. Ricke's sister-in-law and family, Mr. and Mrs. Merle Jones at Davenport recently. Joan who is a senior at Corwith-Wesley visited Marycrest College. She has also been taking an art correspondence course. Mrs. Bill Carman of Algona visited Mrs. Viola Studer Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Klein returned April 15 from several months vacation at Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Mr. and Mrs. Orville Smith spent the April 11 weekend in Marshalltown with their daughter, Mrs. Jim Keuchenreuther and family. Mr. and Mrs. Orville Smith accompanied her sister, Mrs. Mary Jacobson and daughter Karen of Forest City, to Chicago, April 15 to spend several days with the women's father Peter Render in a rest home there. They also visited two brothers, Tony and Pete Render and their families of Chicago, and the Smith's daughter, Mrs. JimNiel- son and family of Rochelle, 111. The boy Scouts picked up the filled good will industries bags at each home April 17. C.D.A. will have a business meeting April 27. Servers will be Elizabeth Dornbier, Clara Hauptman, Rose Hauptly, Rosemary Dornbier, KathrynSchrauth and Reta Ricke. Entertainers will be Florence Hildman, Marilyn Lickteig, Theresa Otis, Mildred Cosgrove, Shirlene Hirner and Veronica Erdman. Mrs. Herman Bode, accompanied by Mrs. Ray Daughan of Britt and Mrs. Art Livingston of Corwith, attended the State T. B. and Health meeting at Des Moines recently. The meeting was in observance of the Association's 50th anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Lou Lickteig and their daughter, Mrs. Teresa Berger and family of Ventura, were April 11 dinner guests in the Tom LickteiR home in honor PIONEER. 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Proven in strict competition, Pioneer com offers you all-out consistent performance to make you the most yield from every acre of corn this year. For the right hybrids for your farm and practical corn-growing ideas, see or call your Pioneer salesman soon, Set or call R. I, Mawdsley — Algous Aaron Steussy — Algona Ted Hoover — Algona Jiggs Kollnch — Bode Everett Ackersoo — Wesley Murray Elevator — Bancroft Henry Schroeder — L. Rock Waller Vaudt — Whittemore PIONEER. SEED CORN of Tom's birthday. Mrs. Berger and children plan to move to Algona when the Ventura school is out. Mrs. John Bleich accompanied Mrs. Mary Anderson of Britt to Iowa City Friday when both had past-surgery check ups at University hospitals. The Calvin Meinicke family of Jamaica spent the Easter weekend in the parental N. F. Weber home. All were dinner guests in the John Roeder home at Algona. Other guests there were theGeo. Roeders, St. Benedict, and the Harold WebersandLeRoyGrand- genetts of Wesley. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Bode were April 11 dinner guests in the Leonard Prohaska home, Garner. The Kenneth Prohaskas of Duncan were also guests, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis West are parents of their first child, a boy born April 15 in St. Ann hospital. Mrs. West is the former Julia Ann Kunz. Ruth Ann Nelson, daughter of the Clarence Nelsons, has signed a contract to teach in the Hampton schools this fall. She will be art instructor in elementary, junior high and high school level. She will graduate from Briar Cliff college, Sioux City, May 29. Mr. and Mrs. Philip Studer of Wesley and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Studer of Burt are among, a group of farmers who will be participating in the Extension Farm and Home Development Program. Union Aletheani The regular meeting of the Union Alethean 4-H club was held April 6. Two guests were present. Bontta Kiilsholm read the schedule for the bake sale which is to be held at Hood's Saturday. Plans were m'ade for the Mother's Day Tea. The committee for table decorations and gifts for mothers are Janet Erpelding, Connie Molacek and Linda Dodds. The two girls going to district camp are Linda Nitchals and Susan Dodds. Janet Erpelding and Lois Hunt gave> talks and Linda Nitchals and Bonita Kiilsholm demonstrations. Linda Nitchals led group activity. KEEP INFORMED WITH KLGA NEWS MAJOR NEWSCASTS HEARD DAIIY 6:30 • 6:45 A. M. 7:00 - 7:15 A. M. 8:00 - 8:15 A. M. 5:30 - 6:00 P. M. KLGA NEWS IS TOPS KEEP TUNED TO 1600 STRONG CHURCHES.. Make Strong Communities "Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the Lord." —- Psalms 31:24 It is not always easy to be strong. Temptation comes to us in many forms. The best way, the right way, is not always the easiest and, because we are human, we will most often take the "easiest way out." If we believe in God, if we practice Christianity, we become aware of God's power, and we find our own true source of courage and strength. We find it in faith, in the realization that God is always with us. If we have the right kind of faith and belief in God, we do not expect instant miracles in response to a prayer, but we know there is a God who understands and will give us the strength we need. Rtad your BIBLE dally and GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY These Special Weekly Church Messages brought to you by the following PUBLIC-SPIRITED BUSINESSES: HUTZELL CITIES SERVICE Floyd Hufzell, Service Stqtion Roy R. Hutzell, Bulk Plant - 295-2362 ESSER DRY CLEANERS FREE Pick-gp and Delivery Phone 295-2827 - Algona, Iowa ZENDER'S Clothing for Men and Boys POST MOVING and STORAGE local & Long Distance Phone 295-2275 - Algona, Iowa PIONEER HI-BRED CORN CO. Herb Hedlund, Production Manager Perry Collins, Experimental Mgr. METRONICS, INC. O. B. Harme$ "Super Speed" Tools FARMERS SERVICE CENTER, In*. Merton Ross, Mgr. 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