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ft-Algeria (la.) Upptr DM Molntt Tuesday, April 27, 1965 Alice Pierce Passes Here; Funeral Held Mrs. Alice L. Pierce, 91, resident here for the past 67 years, died Thursday at St. Ann hospital. She had been a resident of the Good Samaritan Home. Funeral services were held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in the Presbyterian church here, with Rev. Walter Morz officiating. Burial followed at Riven'iew cemetery and McCullough Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Harold Van Allen, Dr. L. L. Snyder, Fred Geteel, Lloyd Robinson, Ted Herbst and Ralph Lindhorst. Alice Lutz Pierce was born Dec. 24, 1873 at Hatfield, Mo., the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Lutz. She was married to John Sabin who died in 1923 and later wed Charles Pierce, who also preceded her in death. Mrs. Pierce had no immediate relatives in this area. Winter Vacations Over For Few LuVerne Folks LUVERNE - Mr. and Mrs. William Blgings returned April 13, after spending four months with their son, Robert, and family at Crestwood, and daughter, Mary Alice, the Lee Roy Taber- mans at Clayton, suburbs of St. Louis, Mo. They also visited their eldest daughter, Vera, the Martin P. Sweets, Columbus, Ohio, January 19 to February 3. At the tire day at the Clarence Nielsen DX Station prizes awarded were: Hair Dryer, Mrs. Jerry Stille; Chaise Lounge, Mrs. James Mallory; Barbecue Grill, Theodore Johnson; Ice Chest, Gail Wolf. Recent guests of the William Goetsch were their two daughters, Sonja, Mr. and Mrs. Jon Putnam, Sheryl Ann and friend Kaye Maynard, Sioux City. Mr. Putnam will be transferred June 1 to Algona in Insurance. Mrs. William Goetsch goes Tuesday to Sioux City for a check on her arm. She suffered a break several months ago. Easter guests of the Edwin Jacksons were her son the Edwin Hunt family; her brother the Clarence Nielsens and her aunt, the Eli Bagers, LuVerne. Dale Kubly, ISU Ames, was a Easter visitor of his parents, the Elmer Kublys. Easter guests in the parental, Milo Patterson home were Patty, the Robert Hirsch, Des Moines; Maxine, Mrs. Milford McPeak, boys, Renwick; Sandra Patterson, Fort Dodge, Mrs. Marie Patterson, Shimon, boys, her firend Loren Hubbell of Rolfe; Patty, the Harding Hansens, Lu Verne. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Shirk, have returned after spending three months at Sarasota, Florida. Their only child, Miss Sally, a TWA employee visited them while there. Mr. and Mrs. Shirk are now retired from the LuVerne Pharmacy after 30 some years. Enroute home they visited the John Ramus family, formerly of LuVerne, now at Winterhaven, Florida. Mrs. Faye Lichty was a recent guest of her son, the DeRay Lichty s at Mason City. Easter dinner guests of the Edwin Martys were their daughter, Janice, Mrs. Arnie Elbert, son, Randy, Harlan, Iowa. Mrs. Mary Barrick, Renwick, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kubly, LuVerne, parents of Mrs. Marty were also guests. Randy Elbert remained for a two weeks visit with his grandparents. Easter guests of the L. C. Wittmeiers were their daughter, the Jim Heftis and girls, Lu- Verne, their son, the Gary Witt- meiers and an aunt, Mrs. Elmer Emery, Fort Dodge. Afternoon callers were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Ristau, Mrs. Charles Hins, Lester Hint, LuVerne and Philip Fourage, Livermore. Easter guests of theirparents, the Lester Smiths, were the Gerald Smiths, Eldora, the Wayne Smiths, Clear Lake and Sharon Smith, Iowa Falls. Mr. and Mrs. August J. Pergande spent the Easter weekend in Omaha, Neb., visiting his daughter, Freda, the William Myers. Easter weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Schulz were their son Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Schulz and family, Mora, Minn. They also visited Mrs. Mae Ramus, mother of Mrs. Schulz in a rest home in Algona. loses Thumb Torn Forburger lost ms thumb and a part of his forfiuger on his left hand in an electric saw accident about noon Tuesday while at work at his home. PORTLAND By Mrs. Victor Fitch Mr. ajid Mrs. Russell Henry of Jewel were Easter dinner guests in the parental Roscoe Stewart home. Easter dinner guests in the Paul Schwieger home were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Anderson and family and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Schwieger of Armstrong, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Griffin of Fort Dodge and Mr. and Mrs. Russell Shipler of Burt. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Becker, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Becker and family, Mr. and Mrs. George Becker and family, Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Mawdsley and family, Mr. and Mrs. Thees Schnakenberg and family, LuVerne, and Mrs. Ethel Hain of Algona were Easter supper guests in the Martin Becker home, Algona. Easter guests in the George Hlx home were the Victor Fitchs, Art Hlx family of Sexton and the Timer Harms family of Tltonka. Mr. and Mrs. Tony Jandl were dinner guests in the Hanford Brock home at Woden Easter. Mr. and Mrs. Mennet Trunk- hill went to Hlnckley, Minn, the first of the week to see Mrs. Trunkliill's father who is seriously ill. They returned home Saturday, stopping to visit Mr. and Mrs. George Sengbusch and family at Mllac. George Sengbusch was in the hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Ringsdorf, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Rlngs- dorf, Mrs. Lulu Ringsdorf and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Seefeld and Bret were Easter dinner guests in the Brink Shipler home at Swea City. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Ringsdorf of Estherville were afternoon guests. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Clark of ' Britt were Friday dinner guests in the Ray Fitch home. Saturday, Bob Clark of Kansas City came for them and took them to Britt where they were dinner guests in the Leo Clark home. Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Bob Clark and Susan of Kansas City, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Stevenson of Britt and Mrs. Esther Clark of Webster City. Mr. and Mrs. Les Gayken and family were afternoon callers. Mrs. Elizabeth Kennedy and Merti Huber attended the funeral of Mabel Peterson at Tltonka Saturday. Portland Social -Club , met Thursday in the home of Edith Jandl. Josephine Arend was in charge of fun time, several winning prizes. The next meeting will be May 13 in the Cunningham Cafe. Elizabeth Kennedy will be hostess. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Thompson and , son of Minneapolis came Thursday to spend the Easter holidays with their parents, the J. R. Thompsons and Edmund Larsens. They were overnight guests in the J. R. Thompson home Friday. Mrs. Edmund Larsen, Mrs. Jack Thompson and baby visited Mrs. Bob Arend in Algona Friday. Mrs. J. R. Thompson and son, , visited the Dale Wagners at Lone Rock and saw the new baby. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Krause of Cylinder were Sunday supper guests in the home of Mrs. Elizabeth Kennedy. Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Larsen were dinner guests in the Harvey Larsen home Easter. Other guests were Mrs. Effie Teeter, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Arend, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Brandow of Algona and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Thompson and son of Minneapolis. Mr, and Mrs. Jesse Schmidt were overnight guests in the Ray Fitch home Saturday night. Mr. and Mrs. Schmidt returned home from Dallas, Texas, Apr. 8. "What the world needs is less cream of society and more milk of human kindness." Weather Here Erratic - To Say The Least! Rain, then snow, moved into Kossuth county during the weekend, completely upsetting the weather picture - and once again delaying the late approach of spring. It rained and was cool all day Saturday, and by midmorning Sunday, when snow began to hit the ground (with more than an inch measured) about one-half inch of rainfall had fallen. Meanwhile, an overnight low of 34 degrees Saturday night was replaced by a 31 degree mark Sunday. The high Saturday was only 39 degrees, following a couple of warm days. H L R/S April 21 64 4E Tr.R April 22 78 39 April 23 76 50 April 24 44 37 .07 R April 25 34 34 .79R-S April 26 - 29 Spring Choral Concert, High School, Friday The Algeria high school choruses will present their annual spring concert on Friday evening, April 30 at 7:30. This will 1* a program of popular standard music, choral arrangements from broaciway musicals and folk songs. The three choruses involved are the 80 voice mixed chorus, the lyric girls chorus and the hand girls chorus. Accompanists will \>e Lois Hunt, Sally Bay and Marilyn Paetz, a sophomore. Small groups to perform on the concert will include the modern choir, the Debutantes (12 junior girls) and the symph- onettes. The senior members are Jo Ellen Baas, Marsha Miller, Lorna Walker, Jean Christiansen, Dorene Funk, Linda Parsons, Becky Dailey, Emy Lou Garms and Barbara Percival. There will be two folk singing groups - one, a trio with Brad Kraft, Phil Taylor and Brock Laws and the other a quintet with Marcia Miller, Becky Dailey, John Pratt, Rod Rlcklefs and Rich Feaster. Soloists that will be heard with groups or in duets include Emy Lou Garms, Rich Feaster, Jo Ellen Baas, Jean Christiansen, Wayne Christiansen, Sharon Wlllrett and Salvador De Souza. There will be no charge for admission. Wlllard Snustad is director. Car Is Stolen Here, Found At Ft. Dodge A 1954 Olds, owned by Vern Burns, Algona, was stolen from its parking place near the Burns home sometime during the night Wednesday, April 21, and was found Friday where the thief had left it - parked at Fort Dodge. Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst and the Algona police department were notified of the theft and are investigating. When found at Fort Dodge, the vehicle's forward gears would not operate. Minor Crash Brings Driving Charge Friday A car-pickup truck collision at the intersection of State and Phillips streets here at 9:07 a.m. Friday resulted in a total of $525 damage to the vehicles, according to police who investigated. The auto, driven by Verna I. Wellendorf, 68, Algona, was headed east and the pickup, driven by Leonard L. Pesicka, Jr., 20, Algona, was headed south at the time of the crash. All but $25 of the damage was to the auto and Mrs. Wellendorf was charged with failing to enter an intersection safely. Guest Night Newcomers Club held Guest Night April 20 at Van's Cafe, with Joan Guffey, Barb Everist, Sherrie Bomgaars and Minnie Studer as hostesses. The program included numbers by the Madrastics and Midge Kuester won high at bridge, Nelda Finn, low, Marilyn Wells, high at 500, Ann Darbyshire, low, and Sandra Reefer won the door prize. New members are Jean Taylor, Shirley Ludwig, Mary Handl, Clara Hutchinson and Ingrid Henry. Wedding Set The marriage of Jean Becker and Richard Farrell will take place May 1 at 10:30 a. m. at St. Cecelia's Catholic church. The bride-elect is employed at Sioux City in the drivers license division. The groom-elect, formerly of Emmetsburg, is a barber at Sioux City. A reception will follow the ceremony at the KC hall. Relative Passes Mrs. Milo Rentz received word Sunday of the death of her brother-in-law, W. D. Campbell, RobbinsdaJe, Minn. He Is Survived by his wife, Nellie, four children and six grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday and will be attended by Mr. and Mrs. Rentz and Danny. They also will visit Mr.andMrs. Norman Hanevik and family, St. Paul. AHS Tracksters Place Fifth At Spencer Friday Algona high school's track team wound up fifth in a field of 13 teams at the Spencer Relays Friday, scoring 28 1/2 points, with senior Wayne Patterson the top scorer. Coach Arnie Hill's thinclads took three firsts, a second, two fourths and a fifth in a good showing on a cold and damp day. Spencer copped the team title with 51 points. Algona traveled to Milford for the Milford Relays yesterday (Monday) and will compete in the Estherville Relays Thursday before hosting the second annual Bulldog Relays here Saturday. Algona's firsts at Spencer were chalked up by Dave Martin, who ran the low hurdles in :22.8j Patterson with a 5-6 leap in the high jump; and the medley relay team, with Patterson, Martin, Skip Perkins and Dale Teeter carrying the baton. Patterson took second in the 100 and fourth in the pole vault after shattering his pole during an early effort, while Teeter was fourth in the 220 and Brocke Laws fifth in the high hurdles. Ledyard High Band Concert Set, Wednesday LEDYARD - The band concert will be presented in the school auditorium on Wednesday evening, April 28, at 8:00. The GOUT cert which is under the direction of Clarence Winden, will include selections by both the Junior and. Senior bands, a coronet solo by Bonnie Udstuen, a saxaphone solo by Mark McCoy and a number by the clarinet trio. Robert De Young, Dalton, 111., has been hired by the Ledyard Community School board of education as vocal and instrumental music instructor. Mr. DeYoung will graduate from Northwestern College in Orange City in May. He has been active in the choir and band at Northwestern and was the trumpet soloist with the chorale Readers. He will have charge of the summer band program. * * * Circles of W. S. C. S. were reorganized at their meetings last Thursday. The Esther Circle met in the afternoon at the church with Mrs. Edward Looft as host - ess and Mrs. Albert Looft in charge of the program. Mrs. Glen Burrow was elected chairman and Mrs. Cecil Pingel, cochairman, Mrs. Virgil Loucks, secretary-treasurer and Mrs. Hazel Carpenter, Christian Social Relations Committee member. The Mary Circle met in the evening at the church with Mrs. Lauren Thompson as hostess and Mrs. William Mather in charge of the program. Mrs. Everett Thompson was elected chairman and Mrs. Marion Burt cochairman, Mrs. William Mather, secretary-treasurer and Mrs. Alan Loucks, member of the Christian Social Relations committee. All ladies of the church are to meet at the church on Thursday, April 29, in the morning to help clean the basement. The general meeting of the WSCS has been changed to Tuesday, May 11. Diamond's Combination Special! 0<2! «^ HEY, GIRLS! 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George Maahs is a patient in the Palo Alto Memorial hospital in Emmetsburg following surgery. George Wichtendahl, who suffered a heart attack several weeks ago and a patient in St. Ann hospital in Algona, is still on the critical list. Mrs. Ben Hanson underwent surgery in the Mercy hospital in Iowa City Tuesday. Elect Officers The Kossuth County School Food Service Association met at Ledyard April 14. New officers elected were Fern Houchins, Algona, president; Marie Colwell, Algona, president-elect; Mildred Anderson, Swea City, secretary; and Alice Hill, Swea City, treasurer. The chartering of a bus to go to the State Convention at Marshalltown May 1 was discussed and various hobbies were shown. Lunch was served by Ledyard and Burt women. The Association meets monthly at various lunch rooms in the County. Members are school lunch room workers. Science Visit Michael French, grandson of Mrs. Mamie Frankl, Algona, was one of several Rock Falls, 111. high school students who recently visited the Bell Telephone Laboratories at Murray Hill, N, J. They were guests of the Illinois Bell Telephone Co. and visited the laboratory with other students and science instructors from Illinois. Called Off A scheduled baseball doubleheader Saturday afternoon, with the Garrigan Golden Bears slated to travel to East Greene, was cancelled due to rain. Tar Pot Fire A city street department tar pot caught fire and spread flames to nearby dry grass and corn stalks at 1:40 p.m. Thursday, resulting in a call for firemen to dowse the blaze. Very little damage resulted. The fire occurred about two blocks southwest of Garrigan high school. REAL LOADER POWER Stan-Hoist Loader! ore designed M a. part of your tractor ... with each unit custom built to perform at maximum efficiency. Tubular «• •ign gives Stan-Hoist loaders "equal strength in any direction." 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