The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 18, 1965 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 18, 1965
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6-A!gonn (la.) Upper Dei MoinM Tuesday, May 18, 1965 Twin Rivers will graduate 39 at commencement May 20 Twin Rivers seniors are completing their final days of school with baccalaureate, class night and commencement dated Tor three nights next week. All events win be held fit the auditorium in Bode. Baccalaureate exercises will be held at Bode Sunday, May 16, starting at 8:00 p.m. Rev. Ralph Hindman of the Llvermore Presbyterian Church will give the opening prayer and benediction and Rev. Robert Le Mont, pastor of the Trinity Lutheran Church at Ottosen, will give the sermon. The mixed chorus will sing "Alleluia." Class night will be held on Tuesday night, May 18, at 8:00 p.m. Athletic, music, speech, annual, homemaking and scholarship awards will be announced at this time. Robert Baker, Humboldt County Attorney, will present the American Citizenship Award. The class prophecy will be read by Jim Oppedahl and Esther Mackintosh will read the class will. Commencement exercises will be held Thursday night, May 20, at 8 p.m. Thirty-nine seniors will receive their diplomas. Rev. Worthie Usher, pastor of the Llv- ermore Methodist Church, will give the Invocation and benediction. The brass choir and madrigals will provide the music and Mrs. Mary Opheim will play the processional and recessional. The main address, entitled "Life, a course of Instruction" will be given by Fred T. Fenchel. He is advertising manager for a nameplate manufacturing firm, and previously was a promotional representative for the Quaker , Oats Co. 10 years. He recently was appointed co-chairman for the 1965-66 Mason City Community Chest and last year served as general chairman for the Easter Seal Drive. He has also served on the American Red Cross Drive and American Cancer Society. The seniors will receive their diplomas from Dick Schultz, president of the board of Education. Other members of the Board are Shirley Knudson, C. K. Howard, Keith Rolland, Tommy Kissinger, Arthur Zeman and Robert Nelson. Class motto is "Knowledge Is power; keep learning," and their colors are blue and silver with the class flower the white rose. Officers of the class are David Graaf, president; Kristie Erdman, vice president; Judy Garman, secretary and James Oppedahl. treasurer. Graduating will be Margaret Bakken, Ronda Lou Barton. Robert Bjordal, Margaret Brodale, Dennis Clark, Donald Clark, Catharine Collins, Nancy Cran, Kristie Erdman and Roland Erdmann; Philip Faith, Ronald Frederick. Jerry Frederiksen, Richard Frederiksen, Judy Carman, David Graaf, Donald Gronbach, Jimmie Halsrud, Linda Hankins, Walter Harris and Mary Hawkins; Beverly Jean Kampen. Lorent Douglas Kay, Gracia Kraabel, Roger Larson, Ester Machintosh, Mary Miller, Rita Nielsen, Anthony Oppedahl, James Oppedahl and Cynthia Rolland;' Dennie Salmon, Philip Sinclair, Norman Smith, Kathryn Sorlien, Gloria Toftepere. Virginia Tompklns, Richard Welter and Janet Wilson. Install New VFW Officers Here Recently At the regular meeting of Kossuth county Post 2541, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Algona, officers for 1965 were installed by the 10th district commander, Earl Berg, Swea City. Officers installed are commander, Wayne Goodman; sr. vice commander, George Vitzthum; jr. vice commander, Arthur Wiese; quartermaster, Wilbur Zeigler; post advocate, Fred Plumb; chaplain, Tony Schmitt; surgeon, Ernest Sorliejand trustee, James A. Kelly. Edward Wolf will serve another year as adjutant. Plans for Memorial Day services were made. There being only one Spanish-American War veteran left in this district, it was decided that World War 1 would be included as guests to the annual Spanish-American War Banquet to be held June 19. 1-Car Crash The Algona police department investigated a one-car accident about 10 p.m. Thursday evening. Gene Kaufmann, 19, Wells, Minn., was driving a 1958 Chevrolet south on Main street and lost control of hie vehicle. He slid 210 feet and ait three signs. There was an estimated $400 damage to the car and about $75 damage to the signs. Kattf* maun was charged with reckless driving. Wishing For A Buyer Won't Make That Sale! Brucellosis Award Here Leprechauns Take Part In H. S. Musical Algona high school thesplans will present the famous 1947 broadway musical production, "Finlan's Rainbow," in the high school auditorium May 25 and 26, under the direction of E. Howard Sonksen and Willard Snustad. The first theme of the Irish folk tale is that of an Irishman, Finlan, who has a brainstorm. Finlan, protrayed by Dana Snodgress, steals a pot of gold from the leprechauns in Ireland, with the hope that the gold will multiply when he plants it near Fort Knox. His beautiful and loving daughter Sharon, played by Kitty Hardgrove, reluctantly accepts her father's theory and journeys with him. Richard Feaster fills the role of the sharecropper's hero, Woody, who falls In love with Sharon; and Og, a leprechaun turned human, is played by Phil Taylor. These four leading thespians are supported by Skip Perkins as Aenator Rawklns; Mark Conn as Buzz Collins; Jim Peterson as the sheriff; Chris Conn as Mr. Shears; Glen Tschetter, Mr. Robust; Rod Ricklefs, Howard; and the preacher Lee Dau. The second theme of the musical centers around a group of sharecroppers who are trying to save their land from its dictator Senator Rawkins who eventually changes to a kind man. The sharecroppers are: Jim Colwell, Bob Bradford, Dorene Funk, and members of the modern Choir. Other roles Include the Negro geologist, Dave Martin, white geologist, Dave Agena; and three gosplers, Brad Kraft, Wayne Christiansen and John Pratt. Cathy Chrischilles plays Henrietta; Wendl Gardner, Diana; Debbie Krause, Jane; and two deputies, Russ Bode and Tim Claude. Gayle Phillips heads the slate of dancers as Susan. Her supporters are Janet • Angle, Linda Bishop, Becky Dalley, Sandy Harmes, Jackie Kinden, Carol Sloniker, Chris Conn, and Dave Martin. . "Kossuth County's Favorite Newspaper" Reciprocity Is Band Mothers Keynote Word FENTON - The Band Mothers of Sentral Community school voted Monday evening, May 10, at their regular meeting to send $100 to the Fairmont high school band to assist them in their fund drive for a trip to the New York World's Fair this summer. This was a gesture of appreciation for the help the Sentral band received from Fairmont merchants in Sentral's appearance in a marching contest at Winnipeg, Canada, two years ago. The Band Mothers also discussed building portable racks for the choir gowns. The decision will not be made until next fall. The group voted to pay half the amount of concession tickets given to band concert participants if summer band concerts are held this year. The decision on holding summer concerts in Fenton has not yet been made. There will be no Band Mothers meetings during the summer. Cresco Chums Cresco chums held their annual Mother's Tea, May 3, at 7:30 In the Extension office at Algona. Virginia Glsch's resignation was accepted. A film and demonstration was given by Mrs. MarcellaChapman from Mason City, andMfs.Rich- Campney from Burt. FOR RENT FOR RENT - 2 bedroom house, available immediately. Call AL BUCHANAN, Algona. (37) The Kossuth county Extension council has received, on behalf of the entire county, a certificate from the Iowa Department of Agriculture, reports county Extension director, Galen DeValois. Dr. H. E. McCutchan, Emmetsburg, right, state district veterinarian for this area, presented the certificate to Extension Council Chairman Karl Klilsholm, left, and announced that Kossuth county was now one of 57 counties in the state to be placed on the list of Modified Certificate Brucellosis Area. The certification declares that Kossuth county has reached the status by virtue of the fact that brucellosis has been reduced to not more than one percent of the cattle in less than five percent of the herds, as indicated through official testing. This status will be valid through February 20, 1966 unless validated to an even more distant date. 42 Seniors Graduating From West Bend High Year-end activities at the West Bend Community School are in the final stages of preparation, according to Supt. Earl W. Stevens. Forty-two seniors will be graduating from the local high school May 24. The year's closing activities will begin Friday, May 21, with Class Night at 7:30 p. m. The eighth grade graduation ceremonies will lead the evening's program with 27 students completing their grade school education and moving Into the high school. Following will be the presentation of awards to high school students who have participated in extra-curricular activities throughout the past year. At this time the outstanding records and accomplishments in this area of school life will be noted. Senior class activities are also scheduled for the evening's program. Baccalaureate services are scheduled for 8 p. m. on Sunday, May 23, in the high school auditorium. Reverend Galen Peckham, minister of the First Methodist church, West Bend, will be the speaker. Jerome Hedlne will be at the organ for the prelude, processional and recessional. The mixed chorus, under the direction of Mr. Hedine, will sing "No Man Is An Island" and "Onward Ye Peoples.'' The following evening, Monday, May 24, commencement exercises will take place at 8 p. m. in the school auditorium. Wallace E. Barron will deliver the commencement address entitled "What Next?" Mr. Barron is director of Alumni Affairs at Iowa State University in Ames. The high school concert band, directed by Mr. Ronald Clark, will play the processional and recessional for the evening. Supt. Earl W. Stevens will preside. Honor students will be presented by high school principal, William Baretich. Diplomas will be awarded by school board president, John 0. Montag, to close the graduation activities for the 1964-65 school year. The graduating seniors include: Barbara Jean Abbas, Linda Ruth Anliker, Carol Eileen Baas, Eldon Earl Ban wart, Jeanne Elizabeth Banwart, George William Bargman, Nancy Lee Berninghaus, Dennis Ray Beach, Linda Ann Burns, Karen Ann Christensen, Sharon Lucille Christensen, William Bruce Dodd, Donna Jean Doty, Rosella Kay Dykstra, David Joel Fehr, William John Fogarty, Ilene Rose Gerber, Thomas LeeRoy Helleseth, James Arthur Hoskins, Dwight Lee Jackson and Nancy Jan Jones. Richard Dean Kisch, Slieryl Frances Lampe, Dianna Lynn McQuown, Diana Lee Metzger, Jane Ellen Mikes, James Lee Miller, Mary Frances Orwig, Deborah Ann Peterson, Mary Patricia Runchey, Patricia Ann Schafer, Louis .James Schneider, Mary Margaret Smith, Jeamiette Elizabeth Stetzel, Sharon Catherine Stoulil, Era a Maureen Ttiil- ges, Ervin MelvinThilges, Leroy Melvin Thilges, Delores Idell Wirtz, .Judy Ann Wirtz, Martin Eugene Zaugg Zohbon. and John Robert Demo Dinner Tickets Tickets for the Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner of the state Democratic party organization may be procured from Joe Straub of Algona, Mrs. Ruth Hurlburt of Swea City, or Lavon Llndhorst of Algona. The event is Saturday, May 22, at 7 p.m. at the Des Moines Veterans Auditorium. 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