The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 10, 1965 · Page 11
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 10, 1965
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titonka Open House, Mew Library Building Open house was held at tit- [onka Public Library Ffi- |day afternoon and evening. I The new library quarters were I made possible by a resident of Titonka, who purchased and remodeled the building on the [town's main street. The town arranged to buy the building with payments made as rent. Furnishing of the tax supported library was completed with donations from individuals, Lions Club, Titonka Federated Club, Woman's Club, VFW Auxiliary and American Legion Auxiliary, Hostesses for the open house Friday were Woman'sClubmem- bers, aided by members of the library board. Board members are Mrs. Gefte Krominga, president; Mrs. Roy Budlong, secretary-treasurer; Mrs. Homer Downs, Mrs. Wilbur Sexton, Mrs. Edward -Boyken and the librarian, Mrs. William Schram, Mrs. Mary Schroeder is the assistant librarian. The.library was originated in 1913 by ••. the Titonka Woman's Club. Books were borrowed from the traveling library at Des Moines and loaned by club members and other residents. The books were kept in a small bookcase in a corner of the John Keil Furniture Store. Later the books were moved to a rented room in the rear of the former First National Bank Building. The expense of the first purchase of books was shared by members of the club. Through the years many money-making programs have been employed to finance the library. A refreshment stand at Titonka's annual Indian Days has been for many years a library benefit project. A memorial shelf was established with books given in memory of departed relatives and friends. Story hours were held for children to stimulate interest in the library. After 16 years of development the library was given to the town in 1929. It then became a tax-supported library governed by a board of library trustees. It is now open two afternoons and one evening each week. Mrs. Krause Is Hostess To Seneca Mixers SENECA - Mrs. Herbert Krause was hostess to the Modern Mixers Club at her home Tuesday afternoon. The group voted to treat themselves to a luncheon for their July meeting. At this time the group will elect new officers and reveal secret sisters. Honored birthday members Included Mrs, Herbert Krause and Mrs. Richard Bauer. Mrs. Otis England of Ringsted and Mrs. Paul Hassel were guests. - o - Names of Mary Ohnemus and Leonard Hassel were unintentionally omitted from the group of Seneca young people who were graduated from the eighth grade at Sentral and will become freshmen this fall. Linda Ullenswang, daughter of the Lawrence Ullenswangs, left June 1 from Perry, for Whittier, California, to spend a month visiting her aunt, Gulla Ullen- swang. She expects to return June 30, making the trip by train. Seneca Stars 4-H club met at the home of Barbara Andre, June 1. Jill Jenzen, club president, called the meeting to order. A Mother's Tea will be held June 11. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Looft were guests. * • " » Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Stefanski entertained Tuesday evening following commencement at Sentral in honor of their daughter, Andrea. Andrea has enrolled at Mankato State College and along with her mother will begin her study there on June 14. Mrs. Stefanski has enrolled for a summer session only while Andrea will begin a secretarial course and may go into Liberal Arts. Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Oftedahl spent last weekend with their daughter and family, the Donald Dokkens, Waltham, Minn. Their little grandson, Craig, returned home with them and spent the week here. Mr. and Mrs. David Looft and sons visited the parental Glenn Hoppe, Truman, on Sunday. Mr. Hoppe who was released from the hospital after a heart. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hassel, Bill and Leonard, entertained Tuesday evening following graduation at Sentral High in honor of Michael. Guests Included Michael's grandparents, and others. Another group of guests were also at the Hassel home on Sunday evening following Baccalaureate. Auxiliary At Wesley To Have Same Officers SAVE! SAVE! SAVE! Clearance Sale of ALL NEW SPRAYERS 1 _ 6 row Hudwn tralltr sprayer with tires and tubes, less lank. List $179.96 . . . NOW 1-6 row Century trailer sprayer, with 3 _ 55 gal. plastic lined drums, with tires and tubes. List $325.00 . . . NOW 1 - 6 row Twin Draulie sprayer, with 150 gal. galvanized tank & tires. List $310.50 . . . NOW I - 8 row trailer sprayer with 150 gal. fibre glass tank and with tires. List $425.00 . . . NOW 1 _ 8 row Walsh trailer sprayer with 210 gal. plastic lined steel tank, and tires. ».-,.. List $394.50 . . . NOW 1 - Darf 5-wheel rotary side rake with tire *' List $425.00 ... NOW 1 - Yetter hay conditioner with tires. List $595.00 . . . NOW $240.00 $243.60 $325.00 $284.60 $325.00 $445.00 WEISBROD IMPLEMENT Phone 3 — Fenton, Iowa SHOP in your HOME COMMUNITY Ftnton Bufinew * Profewionol Directory FRIENDIY FENTON INVITES YOU ___^_^^^^^^^^^^^^^M»MB^ai^^» ^^^^^^—pp^M^i^mjflnm^^HHBBMBXIP!!*^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ' FENTON PRODUCE - Lloyd Sunde Sun Feeds GERALD VOIGT INSURANCE Fenton, Iowa HANTELMAN BUILDING SERVICE for Building * Remodeling PHONE 125 or 17 Fenton, Iowa Dr. E. W. Ruike DENTIST Offie* Phone 79 Residence 2$ Fenton, Iowa FENTON DRUG R.C.A, Dealer T-V Mw & ServUe Phone 13 or 13$ lioYD M, liRrUANP Liunifd *wl WSMLXL 9 ** U ° nf Phont WESLEY - American Legion Auxiliary held their regular monthly meeting Wednesday evening. It was reported that $56.85 was realized from there- cent poppy sale. Anna Mae Hirner was poppy chairman. Also reported was that Mothers Day cards and handkerchiefs had been sent to four Gold Star mothers. Mrs. Ann Goetz and Mrs. Laura Richter, Mrs. Helen Youngwirth, and Mrs. Mae Carman. The department convention will be held July 15-16 in Des Moines. Helen Johnson, Myrtle Lease, Clara Goetz and Jo Meurer reported on the county meeting at Algona. Rita Ricke, a member of the nominating committee reported that all officers consented to accept their re-election. They are Edna Flom, president; Clara Hauptman, vice president, Mildred Studer, secretary; Helen Johnson, treasurer; Josie Lickteig, chaplain; Lorrine Goetz, sgt. at arms; Myrtle Lease, historian; and Jo Meurer, Charlene Hauptman and Laura Klein, executive board members. Jo Meurer reported having sent 17 cards of congratulation, sympathy and baby cards. Mary Lou Erickson and Mildred Fox Studer served lunch, followed by 500. Winners were Viola Studer and Clara Goetz. Alice HiU and Beatrice Hildman were on the entertainment committee. Installation of officers will be conducted at the July meeting on the first Wednesday evening. * * * Friends here have received invitations to the 45th wedding anniversary party for Sam and Selma Alne at their home in Ames. They are former Wesleyans. Mary Ann Goetz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Goetz, recently graduated from the La James School of Beauty at Mason City and began work June 1 in a shop at Osage. Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Ricke took their son Bill to Omaha, Nebr. June 1 where he enrolled in the P. T. I. trade school. He recently graduated from Corwith-Wesley school. Leonard Arndorfers, Harold Webers and Minnie and Nell Frimml attended the wedding of Ellen Siemer, daughter of the Clarence Siemers, and James Gatton at St, Cecelia's church, Algona, May 22. Donald Weber was best man, Mrs. Harold Weber cut the cake and Vicki Arndorfer was a table waitress. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mettille of Phoenix, Ariz., and their son and family, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Mettille and sons of Des Moines, spent Memorial Day weekend with Mrs, Mary Rockwood and other relatives in LuVerne and Corwith. Mary Jane Bluml of Minneapolis, spent the Memorial Day weekend with her mother, Mrs. Mary Bluml. A family gathering was held in St. Joseph's parish hall May 30 in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Irwin Martin and children of Long Beach, Calif., who spent part of his 30-day leave from the Navy base with relatives here, Spencer, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Reese Martin of Earling, la., who were here for the gathering. A reception was held at the Justine Becker home May 30 following graduation exercises at Garrigan high school, Algona, for Jane Becker, a member of the class, Mr, aiid Mrs, Herman Bode and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Pro- haska of Garner visited their 11-month old grandson, Rickie Prohaska, son of the Kenneth Prohaskas of Garner, a surgical patient at Mercy hospital, Mason City, on May 25. Mrs. Chloie Simpson was hostess to a family gathering May 30 at her home. Guests were the Art Larsons, Buffalo Center, Lloyd Gerbers, Algona, Bob Lewerkes, Britt, Kenneth Donovans, Estherville, Carl Pearsons, Manly, Stanley Simpsons and Tony Pearsons, Wesley. A baby girl, Denise Madonna, was born May 29 to Donovan Studers in the Britt hospital. Studers now have three sons and two daughters. Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Studer were sponsors at the baptism Sunday in St. Joseph's Catholic church. Mr. and Mrs. Tony Kajewski of Emmetsburg and Mr. and Mrs, Herman Studer are grandparents of the youngsters. Kathy Lickteig, a Garrigan graduate, and Margaret Lickteig, an eighth grade graduate of St. Joseph's parochial school, were honored at a reception May 30 at the parental Albert Lickteig home following the2:30p.m. exercises at Garrigan. Guests were the Bob Lickteigs of Algona, Ed Kenyons, Whittemore, Mrs. Teresa Berger, Judy and Jim, Ventura, Bill Huglins, Rockwell, Vincent Smiths, Buffalo Center, and the Lou, Tom and George Lickteigs and Mrs. Anna Cink, all of Wesley. Mrs. Teresa Berger and family moved over the weekend from Ventura to Algona where she has purchased a home, Dr. Jongewaard, Louis Simpson and Mr. and Mrs. John Youngwirth spent May 29-31 on a fishing trip to Minnesota. Picnic dinner guests May 31 in the Anna and Ethel Flom home were Mrs. Jongewaard and family, Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Paulsen and Alma and Julius Funnemark. Rev. and Mrs. H. U. Smith will go to Waterloo June 20 to attend the annual Methodist conference which meets June 20-25. Donna Bleich, older daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bleich, began her duties June 8 as a counselor at a Campfire girls' camp at Camp Hantesa, near Boone. She completed her commercial teaching duties at Forest City May 29. She has signed a contract to teach 7th and 8th grade history at Colona, m. next year. Mr. and Mrs. Arden Havland and family of Minneapolis and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Welter, East Dubuque, were Memorial Day weekend guests in the Geo. Ricke home. Linda Eenhuif of Britt spent last week with Janice Ricke. Vacation Bible school at the Evangelical Free church began June 7 and will close with a program Friday evening, June 11. Teachers: Mrs. Jongewaard, Mrs. Ivan Johnson, Mrs. Arvin Larson and Judy Seaberg will be assisted by a Bible student from Trinity College, Chicago. Anna and Ethel Flom went to Houston, Minn. June 4 to attend high school graduation of a friend, Janet Eglund. Banns of marriage were published in St. Joseph's Catholic church Sunday for Ruth Ann Nelson and Duane Kelch. They will be married here June 19. She is the oldest daughter of Clarence Nelsons and he is a son of Arthur Kelchs of Corwith. Ruth Ann was honored at a shower June 6 in St. Joseph's parish hall. The Dennis Vitzthum family, Rock Rapids, spent the holiday weekend in the parental Geo. Vitzthum and Leo Goetz homes. One of the Interesting events of the last week of Corwith-Wesley school was a ceremony conducted by Ethel Flom and her two kindergarten classes. An old worn-out school flag was burned in the approved manner and all participated in the brief but impressive ceremony that emphasized their lessons on Americanism. Mr. and Mrs.HarleyLeininger and Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Wehr- span of Whittemore and their families spent May 31 with the women's mother, Mrs. Maureen Harr and family. Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Lease went to Garner May 26 to attend high school graduation and reception of Linda Studer, daughter of the Maurice Studers, former Wesleyans. Anna and Ethel Flom went to Estherville May 27 to attend high school graduation and reception for James Rogness, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Delos Rogness, former Wesleyans. James won a scholar ship to Oberlin College in Ohio. Mrs. Ray Hirner and daughters of Emmetsburg were Memorial weekend guests in the Geo. Hirner home. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Doughan and their nieces, Sister Michelene and Sister Giovanni were Saturday dinner guests In the Bernard Devine home at Crystal Lake. Dr. and Mrs. Raney and Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Anflnsbn went to Storm Lake June 6 to attend the graduation of Jim Raney from Buena Vista College. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hauptly accompanied by the Lester Mad- sens of Spencer, arrived home May 28 from a trip to Billings, Mont, where they attended the May 26 funeral of a relative. They report heavy snows In the Black Hills and Big Horn Mt. Wyoming areas. Rev. and Mrs, H. U. Smith returned May 31 from a 4-day vacation trip to southern Iowa. They made hospital calls in Rochester, Minn., and in Mason City enroute to Mediapolis, where they spent Friday night with his brother, Walden Smith and family. May 29 they attended the 40th anniversary of his college graduating class at Iowa Wesleyan, Mt. Pleasant and spent that night with their daughter, Mrs. Harry Bond and family, New Sharon, and Mrs. Smith's sister, Mrs. Trenton Gladfelder of Moravia. Mrs. Herman Bode and Mrs. Elmer Doughan attended the meeting of the Jolly Dozen club Tuesday at Mrs. Ann Carman's, Britt. Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Studer and family moved this week from Algona into the Wester home, which they had purchased. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Prohaska and children of Garner and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Bode attended the reception in the K. C. hall, Algona, May 30, following commencement exercises at Garrigan in honor of Susan Bode, daughter of the Roland Bodes, Russell, son of Floyd Bodes, and Jerry, son of Calvin Bodes, all of Algona. Thursday, June 10, 1965 Algona, (la.) Upper De» Moine*— 1 1 After Hail Hits It's Too Late! 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