The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 14, 1965 · Page 12
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 14, 1965
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4-Algene (lo.) Upp«r Dei MelnM Thoridoy, Oct. 14, 1965 Burt, Whittemore Women Installed The northeast deanery of Sioux City Diocese of Catholic Women held their fall board and open deanery meeting at Spencer Sept. 23. 175 persons attended. The presiding officer was Mrs. Glenn Doran, Spirit Lake, lower left, and diocesan president, Mrs. Joseph Sheehan, Le- Mars, lower right, spoke on "Poverty Plenty and the People." A panel of organization audit was given by four deanery presidents who attended the summer institute. Mrs. John Nillis, Ashton, convention chairman, gave details of this year's convention, which is to be held at LeMars Oct. 12. 'installation of officers was made by Mrs. Sheehan. The new president is Mrs. Ervin Ulses, Burt, top left, and vice president is Mrs. Edmund Elbert, Whittemore, top right. Several From Sexton Are Hospitalized SEXTON - A lifelong resident of this area was lost with the passing of Francis "Mac" McMahon this week. After spending a number of weeks at Veterans hospital in Des Moines, Mac returned home with improved health only to enter St. Ann hospital with another attack, to which he succumbed two days later. Although in poor health for some time, he always had a cheerful greeting for friends and will be greatly missed. There has been only hospital news at the Art Hix home. Mr. Mix's sister, Mrs. Dwight Ruse, is making a very slow recovery from major surgery at Mason City two weeks ago and is still in the hospital. On Sunday morn- Ing, their mother, Mrs. George Hix, entered the hospital at Britt in serious condition. Mrs. Art Hix received word this week that her stepfather, Jim Popisicle has entered the hospital at Forest City since he has been In poor health after an auto accident this summer. Mrs. Hix also received word of the loss of a baby girl born to the Roger Andersons at the Emmetsburg hospital last week. Mrs. Anderson is a frequent visitor at the Hix home. Some hospital news is good SLS Mrs. Richard Lickteig returned home with a little boy named Joseph Richard and weighing 8 Ibs., 11 oz. His big sister Pamela spent the week with her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Art Klein, and the paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Lickteig of Wesley. - o - Another grandmother came in handy last week as Doug Opheim of Fairmont spent the weekend with Mrs. Nell Opheim while his parents made a trip to Sioux City and then enjoyed a company- sponsored trip to the football game in Nebraska. They returned to help Mrs. Opheim celebrate her birthday as did Mr. and Mrs. Bob Schumacher of Remsen. Sunday callers at the Art Klein home were Mr. and Mrs. John Tietkee of Ft. Atkinson. Weekend visitors at the home of Henry Bailey were Mrs.Chas. Bailey and Roy of Canby, Minn. Visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Jennings is his sister, Mrs. Julia Taft of Fairmont. They went to a birthday party at the Clarence Canaday home in honor of Steve Canaday. Mrs. Jennings and Mrs. Taft were Saturday callers at the Clarence •Huff home. Mrs. Taft will spend the week visiting her brother and sisters at Titonka before returning here next Saturday for the wedding of her great niece, Marilyn Simpson at Algona. Sexton Friendly club met at the home of Mrs. August Kirschbaum and elected officers tpres., Alice Hix; vice-pros., Nell Op- helm, and secy., Irene Klein. The new year starts with the, October meeting at the home of Marion Mains and any Sexton ladies interested in becoming members are invited to attend. Guests at Mrs. Kirschbaum's meeting were Mrs. Roland Bode, Mrs. Leo Kirschbaum, Mrs. Glenn Gabrielson and former member, Mrs. Wilford Ward of Norway was here for a few days visit with her daughter, Mrs. Bob Gerber, and renewed acquaintances at club. Relative Of Ex-Whittemore Man Is Wed WHITTEMORE - Dianne Marie Swensen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alf Swensen, St. Cloud, Minn., and Roger Lee Koehnecke, St. Cloud, son of Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Koehnecke of Hartley, formerly of Whittemore, were married recently at Francis Xavier Catholic church, Windom, Minn. Rev. John Daly officiated at the double ring ceremony. The bride is a senior at the University of Minnesota and the groom is a senior at St. Cloud State and both will resume studies following their wedding trip. The groom is a grandson of the late William Koehnecke, long-time resident here and section foreman on the C. M. St. Paul railroad. Elect Officers Plum Creek Boys 4-H club met Oct. 6 with Mark Mawdsley and Steve Scott serving as hosts. Elected as officers for the coming year were the following : president, Mark Mawdsley; vice president, Ronnie Gilbride; secretary, Tom Kain, treasurer, Gary Walker, reporter, Matt Clark. Matt Clark gave a report and showed slides he had taken on the recent 4-H Citizenship Trip to Washington, D. C. Award Night will be Nov. 10 at 8 p. m. at the Legion hall, Burt. The next meeting will be at the Community Room, Nov. 3. TITONKA jj By Mrs. Mary Sehroeder Titonka Federated Club met Thursday evening. The lesson on home furnishings was conducted as a tour through Read's Furniture, Algona. Hostess for the evening was Marcella Wenger and co-hostess Ann Patter- son. Legion Auxiliary held their regular business meeting Monday at the home of Mrs. George Peterson, with Mrs. Wm. Peterson assisting hostess. The Merle Petersons have moved to Wesley where he is employed. The Floyd Huisman family have moved to Titonka from Wisconsin. He and his son are present operators of the DX station, formerly operated by Larry Hill. Oscar Miller was a dinner guest at the Carl Hutchins home, Algona, Sunday where he visited with his sister and brother-in- law, the Tracy Tripps of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Nancy Becker 1$ Homecoming Queen At Burf BURT - Nancy Becker was crowned Homecoming Queen between halves of the Burt-Lincoln- Central game here Friday evening. Queen Nancy received her crown from Patsy Zwiefel, last year's Queen. Attendants to the Queen were Linda Fairbanks, Vickie Koestler and Claudine Cranston. Nancy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Becker, is a very busy high school senior, serving on both the high school annual and paper staffs. She is a member of the band, mixed chorus and girls' glee club. She also accompanies many vocal and instrumental soloists. Nancy is county F. T. A. treasurer and a member of the local group, has parts in school plays, plays basketball and many other activities. A large number of interested residents of the Burt Community School District viewed the annual Homecoming parade Friday afternoon. Each grade had an entrant in the parade and the judges, Vern Shipler, Rev, Bruce Calbreath, Claire Reutzel and Ray Lovstad, had a hard time awarding prizes for the floats: first place, eighth graders; second, junior class; third, sophomore class; and fourth, seventh graders. - o - HONOR GUESTS Members of St. John's Ladies Aid met at the church Thursday. Honored guests were the following honorary members of the aid - Mrs. Nellie Gifford, Mrs. Nettie Lavrenz, Mrs. Ann Relmers, Mrs. Helen Weiskeand Miss Rosa Wiese. Each was presented a gift and a corsage. Mrs. Orville Kressln, Lone Rock, zone delegate to the International L. W. M. L. Convention held in San Diego, reported on the convention. Hostesses were Thelca Christensen, Mathilda Madsen and Lilly Blelch. - o - Mrs. Emma Manus observed her 88th birthday the past week at the home of Gertie Ackerman where she now resides. Helping her observe the day were Mrs. George Manus, Mrs. Larry Manus, Lori, Danny and Kurt and Mrs. Ed Blumer, Algona. Friday, members of Mrs. Manus' birthday circle met at the Ackerman home to celebrate the occasion. Mrs. Arnold Clark and daughter, Jennifer, Spencer, visited her mother, Mrs. Elsie Lockwood, and attended W. S. C. S. with her Wednesday. Ladies of the Burt and Good Hope Methodist churches will observe a Day of Prayer and Self-denial and Quiet day at the Burt church Oct. 29. Mrs. Dean Andrews and the spiritual life committee will be in charge. Mr. and Mrs. Glee Bullock, Roger and Charles, Milton, la., spent the weekend at the home of her sister, Mrs. Lauretta Waltman. The boys also attended Homecoming activities. ... Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Swenson, Lori and Scott, Jewell, were/ 1 Saturday guests 6*/" the Larry Holdings. Postmaster and Mrs. Wallace Hawcott spent from Monday through Thursday at Omaha, Neb. where they attended a National Postmaster Convention. Mr. and Mrs. Al Hinckley attended a family gathering at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Alrich, Belmond, la. The 86th birthday anniversaries of the former's aunt, Mrs. Nellie Hinckley, Rowan, and her brother, Harry Carter, Dows, were observed. OFFICE SUPPLIES — Business forms, office furniture, filing equipment and supplies, at The Upper Des Moines Pub. Co., Algona, across from new Municipal parking lot. STERLING by SMITH-CORONA Thl» femeut nam* In portables now offer* big extra*— Ml office-ill* keyboard; low, low portable price. The 1964 Sterling is the ideal family portable— full featured for full family use. e High-speed key-set tabulator e Exclusive page gage—signals page bottom e New mar-proof finish • Firm erasure table e Quick-set margins e Trimline Carrying Case 10-PAY TOUCH TYPING COURSi You fl«t thi Um«ui Smith- Coroni IO-D»» Touch Typing Count on IP rtcordl for only IJ.tS wh«n you pur- chtit • «• n»w Stirling ((13.fS »h«n purduild up- UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. ALGONA, IOWA Scoutmaster, Troop 71, Named Robert M. Sneddenof 1315East Elm St. in Algona has been named to be Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop #71 sponsored by the Methodist Men of the Algona Methodist church. The announcement was made after a special meeting October 8 of the troop committee headed up by committee chairman Lawrence Hutzell. Mr. Snedden and his wife and 2 1/2 year old daughter moved to Algona in April of this year. He is employed as Farm Loan Representative for the Equitable of Iowa Insurance Co. He is a member of the Methodist church, the Salesman Bureau and the National Guard, A graduate of Iowa State University with a major in agricultural business, he enjoys hunting and outdoor activities. Invited Into Honor Group Mary Margaret Illg, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Illg, of rural Bode, has been invited to membership in the Theta Gamma Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor fraternity on Oct. 24. To be invited to membership in Theta Gamma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, a student must have completed 15 semester hours of academic work the preceding semester at Mount St. Clare College, rank scholastically in the upper ten per cent of the student body with a 3.2 average, and must meet the stan- dards of Theta Gamma Chapter in character and qualities of citizenship as judged by the faculty. BANCROFT! By Mr*. Lawrence Bergman Mary Sheridan is a medical patient at St. Ann hospital after suffering a heart attack at her home. Her sister, Mrs. A. H. Dietering took her to the hospital. Msgr. J. H. Schultes, Father Krause and Father Higgins are attending retreat at Sioux City this week. Mrs. Geo. Wohnke fell at her home, injuring her back and is under the doctor's care. Mr. and Mrs. Orville Farrow and family spent the weekend with their daughter, Marilyn, employed in Minneapolis. Mrs. Marvin Gangsted entertained a group of ladies at a coffee party Monday evening. Mrs. Laurence Bergman entertained ten ladies at a coffee party Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Menke and Mr. and Mrs. John Menke were in Minneapolis to attend the World Series. Richard Menke went up with friends Thursday. The annual Forester meeting, first of the fall season, was well-attended. Richard Droessler won the lucky prize of money. Dennis Menke, who was in San Francisco playing baseball, and Mr. and Mrs. Vic Hanson Chicago, visited with Mr. and Mrs. Leland Derner while there. The Dale Carnegie Course Dale Carnegie Will Be Offered In ALGONA BEGINNING SOON 10 WAYS THE DALE CARNEGIE COURSE HELPS MEN AND WOMEN • Acquire poise and confidence • Speak effectively • Sell yourself and your Ideas • Be at your best with aoy group • Remember names • Think and speak on your feet • Control fear and worry • Be a better conversationalist • Develop your hidden abilities • Win a better Job, more Income FOR FURTHER INFORMATION Contact EL PRESLEY WRITE BOX 535 - ALGONA or PHONE 295-2473 Presented in North Iowa. by Chuck Twedt tt Associates Make your welcomes warmer next winter. Install comfortable gas heat today. Your house Fs always Invitingly warm, cozily ready for company when you heat with gas, With a gas furnace, one central automatic control, one uninterruptable source of supply, means all-winter comfort. It means fresh-air warmth from air that's constantly circulated and filtered fresh and clean. And it means economy, too. For carefree heating get dependable, automatic, healthful gas. See your gas company for the names of dealers who sell gas heating equipment. Live modern for less... with gas. Northern Natural Gas Company Tht piptlin* serving N«tur*| G*t to your loc«l f»» company NORTH CENTRAL PUBLIC SERVICE CO 10 EAST STATE STREET - ALGONA

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