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: :  . l ., . ." SAUK CENTRE I-II!;RALD Established 1867 :, " ..... ;S'F VOLUME ONE-t-HS--NUMBER THIRTY-SIX SAUK CENTRE, MINNESOTA 56378, THURSDAY, JANUARY 4, 1968 CONTINUING OF THE SAUK CENTRE NEWS Scene Taken At One Of The Lessons-Carols Performances For the past several years, the local community has been looking forward each holiday season to performances of the Festival of Lessons and Carols at the EliScopal Church of the Good Samaritan fin Sauk Centre. The Advent reenactment of a traditional Yule- tide service held at King's College of Cambridge 'University in England was presented five times 'this year, one more time than in previous years. The choir of fifty-five voices, garbed in maroon colored robes, was under the direction of Alan 'Raitor. Dr. J. C. Grant, coordinator of the pre- sentation, was also at the pipe organ console. Membership was ecumenical, the choristers be- ing selected from various parishes and congre- gations throughout the Sauk Centre area. Photo- grapher Walter Junkin here pictures the scene at one of the presentations: Ruth Ann Olson I Bill Bens0n Is Is Engaged To [Postal Retiree Donald Schwanke I The ret00ement of Bill 217 No. Main St., from the Postal Mxs. Esther Olson announces he engagement of her daughter, ,uth Ann Oison of Starbuck, Min- nesota to Donald Carl Schwanke son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Schwanke of West Union, Minn. A summer wedding is being Planned. Farmers Union To Meet January 8 The Sauk Centre Farmers Union will hold a meeting at the o uk Centre Legion Club on nday, January 8, at 8:30 p.m. eakers will be Don Vanderhoff of the American Dairy Association f St. Paul, who will speak on "Fa st rising use of imitation '" Archie Baumann of the . esota Farmers Union will mSCUss "Corporation Farming and its effects on rural communities." A special invitation is extended all farmers and business men the area.--Vernon Botz, secre- tary. ----.___ \\; Service was announced this week by Postmaster Carl Fischer. His last position with the department was as a rural carrier. Effective date of retirement is Jan. 5, 1968. Mr. Benson's tenure with the Service extended over 4@ years and four months time. He was ap- pointed a clerk on September 1 1918. From July 1, 1942 through October 31, 1945 he acted as As- sistant Postmaster. In the yearn that followed, from November 1, 1945 until the first week in Janu- i cry, 1968, he served as rural car- rier. During the near fifty years with the department, Mr. Benson serv- ed under six Postmasters In the Sauk Centre office. Star In The West Sets Instructions Star in the West Ledge No. 60, Ancient Free and Accepted Ma- sons will hold a school of instruc- tion this Saturday evening, Jan- uary 6. The school, to be held in the local Lodge Hall, will begin at 7:30 p_m. There are four different schools of instruction which are conducted by state. Masonic offic- ials in various lodges throughout the state each year. The one to be held in Sauk Centre this Sat- urday evening is Number Four, which deals with operating pro- cedures of the lodge. It will be onducted by Mr. Lyle Tuller dis-. trict representative from Little Falls. Every member should plan to attend if possible, because the in- to formation every Mason. presented is important Job Prlntin] at THE HERALD. I Five Soils And Fertilizer Meetings Are Set In County A series of Soils and Fertilizer meetigns have been scheduled for Stearns county by the Extension Service announced Francis J. Ja- nuschka, Stearns county agent. These meetings will bring to- gether an unbiased report as they relate to conditioris in the Stearns county area. Trials and experi- ment data from University Ex- periment Stations., County trial Blots and area trials will be in- cluded in the irecommendations. Discussion will center on basic Soll conditions, maximum yield POtentials, populations, speeded up soil testing and returns, alfalfa ad corn fertilization, rye poten-  tillage, wedd and insect col- Those scheduled for Stearns County include the following: January 11 - Albany high school Ag Room, 8:30 p.m. January 19 - St. Joseph City Hal1, 8:00 p.m. January 23 - Cold Spring First Nat'l. 'Bank basement, 8:00 p.m. January 20 - Paynesville high school Ag Room, 8:00 p.m. February 2 - Sauk Centre City Hall, 100 pJn. This is a combined effort of the Extension Service, S.C.S., and in many locations the vocational Ag- rlcultural Departments. Anyone in.erested is invited to attend. Coffee and lunch will be served following many Of' the meetings. Kandota Klimbers Monthly Report The annual Christmas party of the Kandota Klimbers 4-H Club was held on Dee. 19th. The club held a short meeting discussing the SMV emblems, and the club decided to sell them for $2.60 a piece. The club will also have a roller skating and tobog- ganing party and the committees will set the date. The club decided to give $5.00 to the USO for a Christmas contribution. Mrs. Weiner gave us the lead- ers announcements and informed the club that the Radio Speaking contest is Jan. 31st at Long Prai- rie. The topic fo rthe Sr. division is "What Are The Tenneagers Re- sponsibihties in the World of To- day" and the topic for the Junior division is "What Are The Teen- agem Responsibilities in the Fam- ily of Today". The club played games and la- ter had a visit from Santa. He pased out the exchanged gifts and candy. Weiners and Sogges served the lunch.--Ruth Hinnenkamp, repor- ter. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Christensen and sons called at the Paul Bes- ser home over the weekend. They were enroute to their home in St. Paul following a ski trip to Colo- rado. Diane Costello ! Is Engaged To Robert Latterell Mr. and Mrs. Frank Costello nnounce the engagement of their daughter, Diane Mary to Robert James Latterell, soh of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Latterell, Foley. Miss Costello is a graduate of Sank Centre High school and is presently employed as a secretary at St. Cloud State college. Latterell graduated from Foley High school and will graduate from St. John's University in May with a BA degree in mathematics. The wedding is being planned for April 20 at Our Lady of the ,kngels church in Sauk Centre. BRIEFS IN THE NEWS New Year's weekend guests of Mrs. Emma Kaufman were Dr. and Mrs. Carl Kaufman, David and Rabble, of Cloquet. Dinner guests on New Year's Day also in- cluded Mr. and Mrs. Max Kauf- man and daughter, Apryl, and Mrs. George Brophy. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Elwin Wolfe were Mr. and Mrs. Larry Wolfe and son, Mike, and Marvin Wolfe, of Minneapolis, and Mrs. L. W. Kroonblawd and Mrs. My- iron Taylor of Sauk Centre. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Domke were dinner guests of Mrs. Ger- aldine Bruce and children Sun- day. Mrs. A1 J. Oliver received word of the death of her brother, Win. Keilen, Sunday, Dec. 31, at Clo- quet, Minn. Mr. Keilen passed ,away suddenly at the age of 61 years. He is survived by his wife and three children, also by five sisters and four brothers. Funeral services are being held Thursday morning at St. Michael's church, Madison, Minn., with burial in St. Michael's cemetery. He had been an employee of the Northwest Paper Co., Cloquet, for several years. New Year's Eve guests of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Friedriehs were Mr. and Mrs. Avon Berg and Mr. and Mrs. Harland Becker of Osa- kis, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Iverson of Alexandria, Mrs. Peter Becker of Carlos, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Gar- sides of Bagley, WIS., and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Simpson of Sauk Cen- tre. Mr. and Mrs. Garsides were weekend guests at the Friedrichs home. Wednesday visitors at the A. M. Polipnick home were Gordon Kircher and Jimmy Waye, of Min- neapolis. Mrs. Joe Schloegl and Mrs. Howard Domke visited at the Ed Walther home last Tuesday eve- ning. 'Mr. and Mrs. Harold Johnson spent the New Year's weekend in Detroit Lakes. Mrs. Geraldine Bruce and chil- dren and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Domke were dinner guests of Mrs. Bertha Domke last Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Kircher of Little Sauk were Friday coffee guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Po- lipnick. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Parsons returned to Newport, R. I;, Sun- day after spending the Christmas holiday with parents here at Sauk Centre. Dennis is in Naval Offic- ers Training and upon graduation in February he will be commie- stoned an Ensign in the Navy. Mrs. Birdie Dirschel, Ralph Schneider and Mrs. Dale Dirschel of Melrose were last Wednesday visitors at the Louis Beecher home. Roy. and Mrs. Stokey and fam- ily of Lake Benton, were five o'clock holiday dinner guests at the home of Aaron Bosshardts Tuesday evening. On Wednesday morning the Rev. and Mrs. Sto- key accompanied by Dorothy Bosshardt motored to Crosby, Minn. for the day returning to Sank Centre that evening. ,Christmas dinner guests at the Alvin Quistorff home were Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Bentz, Minneton- ka; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Paul and family, I-ropkins; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Pinkerton and fam- ily, St. Louis Park; Mr. and Mrs. Larry Johnson and family, Han- ley Falls and Miss Diane Peder- son, Sauk Centre. Mrs. Mary Wruck received a telephone call from her son Evan and family, who reside in Salem, Oregon. Mary is much improved from her recent illness. Recent visitors at the William Cumming home were Mrs. Arden Johnson, Mrs. Ruth Bohne, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ferrian, Mrs. Paul Domke, Mrs. Leonora Mur- phy, Mrs. Agnes Weeks and Mr and Mrs. C. R. Shaw of Brainerd. Mrs. Shaw and Mrs. Cumming are sisters. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Lenarz and Jerome Schommer spent the Christmas holidays at Arlington with Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Lenarz and family. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Berg spent last Saturday wih Mr. and Mrs. Bob Berg and family at St. Paul Park, and were Christmas Eve and Christmas Day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jim ittner and family at Minneapolis, returning home Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kroon- blawd and family of New Brigh- ton and Nora and Mary Grosse of Minneapolis were New Year's weekend guests of Mr.s L. W. Kroonb]awd. Mrs. George Lano spent Christ- mas Day with her sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Petre at Long Prairie. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Lyng and family of Grand Forks, N. Dak., spent the holidays with Mrs. Gena Lyng. Mrs. Lyng accompanied thef to Grace City, N. Dak., Dec. 2'5 to Dec. 27, where they attended the wedding of their niece and cousin. Mrs. Emma Baggenstoss spent the Christmas holidays at Hast- ings with her children and their families, returning home Friday. Mr. and Mrs. A1 Klein and family left Friday afternoon for their home in Valentine, Neb., after spending the holidays with his mother, Mrs. Tony Klein, her father, Joe Gully at St. Martin, and other relatives and friends in and around Sauk Centre. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bieringer vis- ited at the Joe Bieringer home last Thursday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Domke and Mrs .Geraldine Bruce and children were Christaas Day guests at the Douglas Scott home at Viliard. Mrs. Loretta Karl and family of St. Paul were last Sunday sup- per guests of Mrs. C. F. Botz. Mr. and Mrs. Lorenz Ertl and family of Rosemont, Mr. and Mrs. George Ertl, Mrs. Rose Miller and Mrs. Anna Sieben were Christmas Day dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Speldrich at Elrosa. Christmas Day dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Felling were Mr. and Mrs. Jim Felling of Colo- rado, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Turner and family of Burnsville, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Forsythe and Patty of Little FailS, Mrs. RoSe Osendorf and Wilfred of Elrosa, St. M. Pa- vel and Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Beste and family of Sauk Centre. Fire Calls Dec. 27: Gerrltt Jansen farm near Padua, farm; granary and machhe shed destroyed. Dec. 31: Larry Trierweller reai- dence, little damage. Patricia Poepping Is Engaged To Daniel Weisser Mrs. Frank Poepping announce the engagement o her daughter Patricia Ann, to Daniel C. Weis- ser, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Weisser, Sauk Centre. Miss Poepping is a 1966 grad- uate of Melrose High school, and is employed as a computer typist at Fingerhut in St. Cloud. Weisser is a 1964 graduate of Sauk Centre High school and is stationed with the Navy in Nor- folk, Va. An April 20th wedding is being planned. Rev. Wurmbrand Sneaks In Cities Rev. Richard Wurmbrand is a Lutheran minister who was re- leased in 1.9.66 from 14 years of communist imprisonment and tor- ture in his homeland of Rumania. He has written books about his experiences under his oppressors who persecuted him because he believed in Christ. This man is often ca}led the plesent day Paul. He challenges free men everywhere to stand against God - less communism. Having seen Rumania fall to com- munism, he can give accounts of the clever betrayal of the enemy. Rev. Richard Wurmbrand will be speaking at the Minneapolis Auditorium and Convention Hall, 1403 Stevens Ave. So., on January 11 at 7:30 p.m. DO plan to hear this 20th century martyr. If you need a ride, call 35,2-3656. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Friedrichs visited at the Larry Simpson Special Programs home last thursday evening. I' Mrs. Clarence Ilgen returned By C0nfralernily home Monday, Dec. 22, after be- Lug a patient at St. Michael's hos- pital for two and a half weeks. St. Cloud  The first of a ser- ies of special TV programs pro. Mrs. Regina Westbrock and duced in eooperation with the St. Janet were coffee guests of Mrs. Cloud Confraternity of Christian A. M. Polipnick last Wednesday. Doctrine offices will be seen on station KCMT, Alexandria, ehan- New Year's Day dinner guests nel 7, and KNMT, Walker, chan- of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Domke were Mr. Leonard Johnson and tnel 13, on Sunday, Jan. 7, at 11 Mr. and Mrs. Bert Martin. a.m. The theme of the program wil be "Teaching Children the Mr. and Mrs. Dale Strong of Meaning of the Epiphany." First Glenwood spent Christmas Eve at graders of the Brennyville area, the William Cumming home. directed by Mrs. Alex Wolak, will Christmas Day guests were Mrs. be the participants. Ed Tiemann and family of Mel- rose and Dr. and Mrs. Harold El- liott and family of st. Cloud. Alma Ley Is Other visitors during the Christ- mas holidays included Mr. and Engaged To Mrs. Fay Martin and Mrs. Hilton Martin of Foley and Mr. and Mrs. j'ames ln'ers'c' Orville Martin. Mrs. Emil Oison of Ashland, Ore., and Mrs. Fay Martin visited Harry Lyons al St. Michael's ho.pltal. Mr. Lyons is the father of Mrs. Martin. Mr. and Mrs. Don Beecher and family and Janice Holland were Christmas Day dinner guests ol Mr. and Mrs. Louis Beecher. AT ST. MICHAEL'S HOSPITAL Cheryl Kay, Mr. and Mrs. Nor- bert Lindemann, Sank Centre, Dec. 21. Sarah Jean, Mr and Mrs Dale M ..... ..... ".. -- "- r. ana rs. erman Ley of erdmg, Mtnneapoas, uec a4 'Sauk ..... "- " [ enre, aaron., announce me .Patricia Lynn., Mr. and Mrs. Da- l engagemen t of their daughter, wu roeu, au uentre, uee. z. Alma to James J. Gersich, son of Bonita Kathleen, Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Gerslch of James Jennissen, Brooten, Dec. 25. Ronald Joseph, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Ostendorf, i Grey Eagle, Dec. 27. Harold Edwin, Mr. and Mr Harold Neuman Jr., Long Prairie, Dec. 29. Chisholm, Minn. Miss Ley is employed as a Reg. istered Nurse at St. Mary's hos- pital in Minneapolis. Mr. Gerslch is employed by Minneapolis Pub- lie Schools. A June wedding is planned. Two Killed In Train- Car Crash Near East City Limits Dr. Thorson Head Of Bemidji's Band I3emidji State Ce]leg, in recent, has made giant strides in recruiting outstanding music stu- dents with the objective of con- stantly improving their musica,1 performing groups. Through the sponsorship of its annual summer music camp and as host of the Minnesota All-State Band and Choir, many superior musicians come to the campus for music study under many of the nation's reading conductors, composers and instructors. New conductors, too, have been selected to lead the Concert Band and Concert Choir within the past two years. Dr. Ted Thorson, na- tive Minnesotan, left his post as conductor of'the Millikan Univer- sity Band at Decatur, Illinois, to assume a similar post at Bemidjt State College. Dr. Paul Branviek a recent graduate of the Univer- sity of Illionis and former choir director at Pelican Rapids High school, has become director of choral activities. Head of the mu- sic department at the college is Dr. Carl Thompson, noted author and authority in public school music. The emidji State College Band is slated to appear in con- cert at the Junior High school auditorium in Saul{ Centre on Thursday evening, January 18th. Beauty Salon Is Opening Soon Mrs. Jerome Daub announces that she will be opening a new Beauty Salon within the next sev- ,eral weeks. It will be known as Jo Sel's Beauty Salon and vlll be located in her home on Lakeshore Drive. Mr. and Mrs. Daub purchased the former DOn Boh,lig residence in September and have been mak- ing their home here since that time. Mrs. Daub has been operat- ing a shop in Melrose under the same name for the past year. Mrs. Daub has been in the beauty bust- ,hess for the past 12 years and is looking forward to serving eus- tamers in this area. Calendar Of Events . . . Jan. 8---The Degree of Honor Will meet Monday evening at 8:00 at the City Hall. Jan. @--Adult Recreation class will meet Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Senior High gym. Jan. 9Meeting of the Daughters of Isabella at 8:00 p.m. at Holy Family school. Jan. 10---Country Cousins square dance at the Green Lantern, pot luck lunch. Two Sauk Centre teenagers lost their lives in a car-train accident at 11:40 p.m. on December 29, 1967. Killed instantly after their car collided with Great Northern train No. 7 on State Road Just outside the east city limits, were Michael J. Wolbeck, age 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Wolbeck, route 2, and Linda Lou Kind, age 15, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ver- non Kind, 305 Ash street, Sak Centre. Both victims were thrown fi'm their vehicle at the time of Im- pact. The car was thrown some eighty feet north of the collision )oint, and was totally demolished. Wiile there is no automatic semaphore device at the crossing where the accident occured, there are the usual railway crossing warning signals on both sides of the railway right of way. Fred linger To Furniture Mart Fred Unger of the Unger niture Company is leaving this week to attend the 1.988 Winter International Home Furnkhin Market to be held, January  13, inclusive, at the Furniture Mart, in Chicago. While there he will look over the largest collections of new fur- : niture and other home furnishings made by the country's biggest and most successful manufactures. Advance word is that innovations in style and design are resuil in some of the mst exciting new creations in years. Unger dd, YYou can count on our store to {be among the first to offer the newest farhions in furnishings in price brackets to please our most discriminating customers," Chicago is the largest wholesale furniture ari hom htnishin market in the world. The Ameri- can FUrniture Mart, center of' ao- tivity in th#t city, has more than five milas of wlolesa furniture showrooms in the largest building in the world devoted to a single industry. Visiting retail merchants and store, buyer invest hea 'city of their time and money to make their selections from the offering cf the world's most progressive !producers. 'In addition, they see the new offerings in beautiful dis- :plays crested by America's lead- ing interior designers and get blueprints from them for creath consumer-oriented displays .timt wi}l help homemakers develop more beautiful, more functional, and more care-free homes. The Unger's have attended Eastern Furniture Markets at High point, North Carolina and Chicago for over 30 years as well as being members of Retail Ser- vice wtth a Buying Office in New York to bring their customers the latest in designs and the bt values throughout Central sota. Memorl! Cards at THE HERAKD Swine Feeders Day Set For Morris January Ilth The 8th annual Swine Feeders Day will be held at the West Cen- tral School and Experiment Sta- tion at Morris on Thursday, Jan. 11, according to Superintendent Ralph E. Smith. The latest research in swine feeding, breeding and manage- ment wi.ll be featured in the dis- cussions. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. with free coffee and doughnuts. The program is scheduled to be- ,in promptly at 10 a.m. in Edson Hall Auditorium on the Univer- sity of Minnesota, Morris campus. The morning program will in- 'lude reports on 60 Years of Swine Feeding and a Look Ahead, report showing the results of feeding finishing rations popular in 1.907, 1937 and 1967. This report presented by H. E. Hanke, Animal Husbandman at the West Central School and Station. Limited Feeding of Sows will be discussed by R. L. Arthaud Extension Animal Husbandman. Liquid Feeding will be dlscttssed by L. E. Hanson, Department of Animal Science, St. Paul. Another highlight of the morning program will be a presentation on Red Meat or White Meat by Carroll Plager, Manager of Lvestok Ex- tension for George A. Hormel and Company, Austin, Minn. A pork dinner will be served in the campus dining hall at n,n. The afternoon program will open with a dlscusslon on New Re- search Facilities by Superinen= dent R. E. Smith of the Morris Station. Smith will be followed ,by R. J. Meade as he dlscuase$ Recent Research including pig starters and the effects of the young pigs diet. Meade hea the Swine Nutrition Section of the Animal Science Department, St. Paul, Minn. Oe o the htgllghts of the af- ternoon's program will be a re- sentation on 3,000 Feeder Pigs per Year and How We Do It by farm er-producer Robert Flesland, Att- kin, Minn. Flesland will show col- ored slides of his ,000 feeder pi operation, A question and answer period will conclude the data program with panelists compris- ing tho on the day'a speakh program plus Dr. John Busch, Veterinatau, Choldo, Minnesota: Swine producer from all areas in Mln.esota and others interest- ed in t the problems of the swine indu are invll d to attend and participst in S e Feeders DaY}LV,