The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 24, 1965 · Page 3
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 3

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 24, 1965
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Algeria (la.) Upper De* Moinei- Tuesday, August 24, 1965 Jennings Wed 50 Years In honor of the 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. John Jennings, a reception will be held Sunday, August 29, from 2 to 5 p. m. in the Presbyterian church here. No invitations are being sent, but all friends and relatives are invited to attend. (Glenn's Studio Photo) Burt Man Returns From Peace Corps '•If I hold your hand longer than usual when I shake it, please excuse mo," said Herman Rachut Jr. of Burt who returned last week after two years of Peace Corps work in Africa. '•You sec, one of the customs of the Ethiopians, with whom I lived and worked the past two years, is to hold hands While talking or walking." To further explain the strange custom, Rachut said that the custom is used between men while talking or walking— or on occasion women — but never between a man and a woman. Two years ago in June Rachut left Burt to take up Peace Corps work that ultimately took him to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. After 10 weeks of preliminary study at the University of Southern California at Los'Angeles, he p./rived at the Halle Selassie University. In the college of business administration at the University he taught marketing, money, banking and introduction to business. '•The college was newly established and had an enrollment of 250 and a faculty of 17 — 13 of whom were Peace Corps Workers," Rachut says. "I had the opportunity of personally meeting Emperor Halle Selassie.'' Most of the students in the university were Ethopians but Rachut was counselor for a few students from other African countries. "One of our aims, as Peace Corps workers, was to provide technical assistance and acquaint the Ethopians with habits and customs of Americans as well as learn about their way of life. And," he added, "we volunteers felt we had gained much more than we were able to give during our two years there. Rachut has resumed duties at the Burt Savings Bank where he now is the cahier. Ledyard Homes Host Several Guest Visitors LEDYARD - Mrs. Edith Corderman, Zephyr Hills, Florida, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Fred Dutton and Ellsworth. She flew to Des Moines on Friday where the Duttons mother. She will be here about two weeks. Mr, and Mrs. Verl Mason and family, National City, California visited his aunt, Mrs. George Thompson Friday morning en- route to Charles City where they visited his mother. - o - Mr, and Mrs, Leroy Ternes, Sacramento, Cal, are the parents of their first child, a son. He was born on August 7 and has been named Steven Edward, Mr, and Mrs, Chris Gelhaus and Mrs, Eldon Bonnickson and Terry of Estherville left by plane from Sioux Falls on Friday for Long Beach, California where they will visit the Lawrence May- nes. Mrs. Geraldine Robertson of Cedar Rapids spent the past week at the parental John Manthei home. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hinkle, Miss Mattie Reece and Fred Reece, all of Des Moines are spending this week at the Ed Reece and Adam Wilhelmi homes. On Monday the ladies along with Mrs. Reece and Mrs. Wilhelmi visited with Mrs. Ray Estle who left Tuesday for a visit with her daughter and family, the Caleb Hartshorns in Spencer, Massachusettes. Rosalyn Bashara left Saturday for Denver, Colorado where she has accepted a position as teller in a bank in downtown Denver, Mrs, Cyril Haag and Mrs, Mary Bashara are patients in the Holy Family Hospital in Estherville. Mrs, C. M, Sullivan left Wednesday for Rochester and Ernest Pioeger is a patient at the Blue Earth Hospital, Mrs, Aeilt Troff is in Utah this week where she attendedher son Arno's graduation at Brighman Young University, Mrs. Gus Siraonsmeier, Mrs, Tim poocy,Mr6,CarlyleEngelby and Mrs, Earl Jorgenson att- ended the Kossuth County American Legion Auxiliary meeting held at the Bancroft Legion Hall Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ansley and family of Ottumwa visited at the Herman Goetz home over the weekend. A picnic for relatives was held at the Albert Goetz home Saturday evening. Mrs. Harold Herzog andNancy visited their daughter and sister Betty in Minneapolis over the weekend. They also called on Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Burrow in St. Paul and saw other points of interest in the Cities. Mr. and Mrs. John Kramers- meier returned home on Wednesday after spending ten days visiting relatives, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Carpenter and family at Norwalk, Connecticut, Lt. Com. and Mrs. Robert L. Miller at Groton, Connecticut. They also attended the World's Fair while in'New York City. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mayes and children, Kansas City, Missouri visited at the Christie Hinrichsen home from Friday until Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Klocke and Mr. and Mrs. Glen Klocke visited with Mrs. Roland Smith, Jr. and Neil in Rochester on Tuesday. Neil submitted to surgery at the Methodist Hospital on August 5. Mail will reach him in care of St. Mary's Hospital. Weydert Reunion Held Aug. 8 At Livermore Mrs. Genevieve Weydert was host for the Weydert reunion at the Old Settlers Park In Livermore Sunday, August 8. There were 125 in attendance. Oldest member present was Mrs. N. J. Weydert of Algona, while the youngest was Robin Zeimet, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Zeimet of Fort Dodge. Leonard Weydert, Jr., traveled . the greatest distance coming from Idaho Falls, Idaho. Other towns represented were Waseca, St. Peter, Montgomery, Adams, Austin, New Richland and Hartland, Minn. Also Algona, Cedar Falls, Emmetsburg, West Bend, Clear Lake, Mason City, Fort Dodge, Lone Rock and Humboldt, Iowa, as well as the surrounding towns of Bode and Livermore. Titonka Girl Is Candidate For Teen Queen PHYLLIS SACHAU Phyllis Elaine Sachau, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Sachau of Titonka, will be at the Iowa State Fair Aug. 26-27. Miss Sachau was selected by the student council and school faculty this spring to represent Titonka Consolidated School at the Miss Teen Queen Contest. A senior this fall, she is a member of girls glee club, mixed chorus, marching band, concert band, majorette, basketball and softball teams and a member of the Good Hope Lutheran church of which she is a summer Bible School teacher, and secretary of Luther League. ©fCW.INC. «•" IS YOURS ADEQUATE? Does your policy cover more than your mortgage? Your insurance may not cover the full replacement value of your property. Don't wait for a shocking emergency. Make certain your investment is fully protected. BLOSSOM INSURANCE ALGGIvIA Now Him Wednesday JiROT LEWIS PLAYS 7 WACKY ROLES FAMILY JEWELS (A JERRY LEWIS PRODUCTION) TECHNICOLOR pARAMOU I KLtMt STARTS THURS. TECHNICOLOR* OIM4 WiN Diinn Produclloni A COUNTRY COYOTE GOES HOLLYWOOD ENDS WED., AUG. 25 WINNER OF 3 ACADEMY AWARDS * 24 * GREAT * STARS! 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