Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on July 17, 1967 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Monday, July 17, 1967
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10 -20-30 Years Ago A weekly feature of by-gone days July M, 1t47 Patricia Pollard, Valeria Butta, Georgia Gerhardt, LaVonne Wolcott and Esther Thuente are having a vacation together at a cottage at the Okobojis. The girls are employed respectively at Dr. Bourne's office as a nurse, the Druggist Mutual, the Chrischilles Store, the Security Bank, and the Iowa State Bank. They will be gone a week. Bob LoMch, son of ht« R*v. and Mrs. Luther Loeschs got home from 20 months army service, the greater part of which was in Germany. He will be discharged on Aug 1. To win th* Soap Box D*rby is quite an honor for a young boy, but to win it twice in a row is really a marvelous feat. But that's just what little Jackie Lichter did Sunday afternoon. For the second time in a row he walloped the field, and was crowned Derby champ. Others who made good time were Eldon Winkel and Gordon Wirtges of Lakota. George Helmers won in the Class B bracket. Nick Reding was runner up in the Class B bracket, and Jimmy Reed, Larry Kleinpeter, Ken Peterson and Eldon Winkel also received prizes for fine races. Jack received his choice of a bicycle or a watch, and showing good sportsmanship he chose the watch and left •the bicycle for second place winner George Helmers. Jack had won the bicycle on his first win a year ago. Four stts of Algona parents were invited to Mason Citj Thursday, courtesy of radio station KGLO and local business men there, for recorded messages to be rebroadcast to their sons in army service overseas. They were, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Carney, whose son Chauncey is at Ascon City, Korea; Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Johnson, their son Roger, also in Korea; Dr. and Mrs. Harry McCprkle, whose son Harry Jr., is in Korea and Mr. and Mrs. John Dutton, whose son George is in Germany. Some 600 parents in north Iowa had a recording made to be broadcast Saturday, August 16. The broadcasts will originate at short wave station H.V.J.B., Voice of the Andes, Quito, Ecuador. Doris, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Nelson of Swea City, left July 22 for Grinnell where she will spend a week at the girl's state camp. She is one of three Kossuth girls selected for this honor. July 23, 1957 Th* purchase of Und for a new Catholic high school to serve five Kossuth county parishes was announced in a transaction last Wednesday. Land purchase was made from David King, Algona. It has been proposed that following five parishes be included: St. Cecelia's of Algona, St. Michael's of Whittemore, St. Joseph's of Wesley, St. Benedict and St. Joseph. Farther Francis Conway, a former resident of Whittemore will be superintendent of the new high school. At least $500,000 will be needed but no exact fig* ufe has been given. Ev*r*H Dr*y*r and it* Roger were honored Monday when it was announced that they will receive awards at the Governor's Day celebration at Clear Lake by Gov. Herschel Loveleas. The. Iowa public safety department will present a Valor award to Roger and his father will receive a life-saving award. The awards are for freeing four Kansas City people in the plane crash at Fenton last Thursday. Mr. Dreyer and son are from Fenton. Another Titenka lad to receive recognition was Jeffrey Boyken, who was a member of the Eagle Patrol of Jamboree Troop 20 that won the Regional Pioneering contest over a field of more than 4,000 Scouts at the 4th National Jamboree at Valley Forge, Penn. Jeffrey was a member of the Prairie Gold ' Council contingent and re- ( ceived a gold medal inscribed < with the date and noting the type of contest as recognition of their superior skill. Mr. end Mrs. John 0*rb*r of Algona will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary tomorrow, July 24. The Gerber children will be hosts at an open house at the Gerber home. Th* crowds at th* Algon* swimming pool were tremendous last week as Kossuth County swealtered in the worst heat wave of the year. The mercury soared up over the 100 mark. Pool manager Howie Stephenson reports some of the best pool revenue in several years. Th* expansion of th* present manufacturing facilities of the Weidenhoff Corp. plant here will begin in several weeks, the Algona Industrial Development Corp. was advised Monday by Pres. Walter Daniels of the Weid- enhoff Corp. Since May of 1956 employment had jumlp- ed from 14 to 80 at the present time. The contract had been let to H. J. Cowan. Former champion G*n* Hoenk and Pete Langmack led the remainder of the championship flight into the second round of the annual Algona Country Club Tournament. Nin* ar*a students w*r* on the dean's list for the spring quarter at Iowa State College it was announced this week. They are Robert E. Jensen, Dale D. Kern, and William B. Kinsey, Algona; Mary E. Peterson and Diane Robinson of Armstrong; Merlyn A. Haag of Ledyard; Selmer C. Uhr of Swea City and Guy C. Carlson and Betty Ann Tjaden of Wesley. These nine students were among 387 named to the Dean's list. EMon Helmers ftmily, Vail, Lirfy Shirk*, Like Mills, Rob t*t Armstrong, Buffalo Center, Mrs Mary Telkamp, La- Alyin Wppentrop*, Ti tanki, and 0. M. Rippentrops, Armstrong. The Roger SUnghelles, Biine and Ricky, Warren, Minn., visited the Thor Scl- vip and Maurice Aisheiim Saturday, Either Opheim spent sev* eral days last week it the fid Opheims, North wood. The Ronald Olsons and Miry Lou were Sunday guests of the Myron Clancys at Hardy. The Arnold Wigans, Kristin and Karmin, Iowa City, spent the weekend at the Clancy home. Mary Lou Olson reurned with them from Iowa City where she had •pent several weeks it her sister's. Guests at the Guy Lansing home for Mr. Lansing's birthday July 7 were the Archie Ketelsons, Ruth and John. Wilton Falibs, West Bend. Sunday guests were the Paul Liiwings and Jim, Dee Moin- The Witter fiikkens and Mrs. Hilda finger attended the Oines reunion it Sheldon Sunday. Mrs. finger, the former Hilda Oines, his three -brothers and one sister living in South Dakota. Two brothers and the sister and families attended, some SO persons. Others from this •re* were the Ralph Ursons and Mr. and Mrs. Henry fingers, Mallard, and Larry Lennings and Brenda, Humboldt, Officers for Seneca club are elected S*n*ca — Mrs. Richard Bauer had the Seneca Mixers at her home Tuesday after- noon. Election of officers was held. Mrs. Joe Madden was elected pres., Mrs. Cltffitord Gangestad, vice, and Mrs. Fred Johannesen, sec.-treas. Mrs. Wayne Ohnemus and Mrs. John Johannesen were named on the gift and card committees. Mrs. Gangestad, vice-president, will serve as chairman on the program committee. Secret sisters names were revealed and new ones were chosen. Mrs. Calvin Vaudt was the birthday member. Plans were made for the club's outing Sept. 5. The group will tour in Fairmont, and will have lunch together. The hostess had the entertainment DATE FAMILY PICNIC The Seneca Stars met in July at Cheryl Breese's. Barbara Andre, who attended district camp at Clear Lake, reported on the activities. They made plans for the 4-H family picnic July 23 at the Swea City Park. Linda Sue Kracht, a junior leader, will assist junior girls with record books Susan Fortney gave a talk. Linda Sue Kracht gave a demonstration. Ann Fortney gave a talk. The local achievement show will be August 3 at the Lone Rock Legion Hall. Carrie Bergum is reporter. The Erwin Jensens and Jerry, Ringsted, were Sunday evening guests of the Everett Withams. Shirley Ohnemus has concluded a week at her parents, the Wayne Ohnemus, and has returned to Mason City where she is employed by the Mason City Tent and Awning Co. iMrs. Leo Ramus, Lone Rock, and Mrs. Everett Witham visited Mrs. Jennie Witham, patient at Mercy hospital, Mason City Monday. Mrs Jennie Witham, who is Everett Witham's sistter-inlaw, is recuperating from recent surgery. The David Loofts attended a Hoppe reunion at a Fair- mont park last Sunday. The Herbert Kfauses and the Otis England*, Ringsted, went to v Mason City recently itkd helped the Herbie Kiy Krauses move to a different home. The Herbie a Krauses both teach in the Mason City Schools. Mrs. Alfred Petersen and y» hef, daughter, Mrs. Eugerte FriCfth, Fort Dodge, attended i bridal shower at the St. Paul's Lutheran church at Ringsted Saturday for Sylvia filvebik, bride-elect of thijr nephew, LeRoy Hansen MATURING • Git C*n Virsiiina K*M*r Fixture* Mytr* Pumpt R. J. FUNK Plumbing & Heating 119 S. 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