Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on July 20, 1967 · Page 5
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 20, 1967
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What's left of field of beans Hail JStefAWBt IlVffff ••••• '.. ' ,. . . 1 . Mr, ind Mti. Vtc ctme sUAday from fort Lau- difdaie, Hi., for a visit of a WMk With the formers bro- thtr in-law and sister Mr, and Mn. Vic Parsons and mother UH. Claude Samson at the Good Samaritan Home 2. Mr. and Mrs, Carratl Potter wtre visited Sunday by their •on Kenneth and wife and son Lorai, of Ackley. Kenneth is manager of the Holiday Station Store at Ackley. Loren remained for a longer visit with the Potters and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Mclvln Lan^p fltt were Sunday dinner visit' on with the latter's mother Mn. Harm Groen at Burt. Mr. and Mr*. Bleu Rusk, Cheryl and Gary, are going to Albert Lea, Minn. Saturday afternoon to attend the wedding July 22 of Diane Olson •nd Kenneth Sorensen in the Lutheran church. A reception will follow the rites. The bridegroom is a nephew of the Rusks, and will be at home in Albert Lea. Mrs. Dan EngMstr, Algona, attended the workshop in Emmetsburg for the women of Che Northeast Deanery, of the National Council of Catholic Women. Mrs. Engesser was on the panel, her topic being "Family Affairs Commission". She is the Diocesan Youth chairman. Mn. Lloyd Peel, former resident here now living at Renwick, had recent major surgery at Belmond. It is expected she will be able to go home thii week. Mrs. Esther Barton,had at guests Saturday Mrs. C. E. Williams, of Cherokee, a high school classmate. Sunday she had as guests Anna and Julia Sassier, also of Cherokee and long time friends. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Rentz have as guests the former's parents Mr. and Mrs. Estel Rentz, of Crystal River, Fla. Prior to coming here they stopped enroute at ( Sturgis, Mich, to visit with relatives and friends. Mrs. Fred Wegener had as guest Mrs. Emma Struecker, of Fort Dodge. Monday they went to Fairmont, Minn, to visit with Mr. and Mrs. Herman Struecker. Mr. Struecker is in A rest home there,. hayinjM: 'iored a stroke some time,ago. i Mrs. Veronica Roethler is being visited a few days by Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Roethler and grandson David, New Hampton. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hutzell went to Des Moines Sunday afternoon to see Mr. Hutzell's brother-in-law C. R. Melton who is a patient in the Methodist hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Jess Riddle were here earlier in the sum- merrthen went back to Claremont, Calif., where Mr. Riddle consulted his doctor and found his ailments were minor. They recently returned and Mrs. Riddle suffered a cracked pelvis bone in a fall enroute here. She is in Mercy hospital, Fort Dodge, and is making good recovery. The grandson Bob, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Riddle, and a friend came back with them from California. The Riddles have rented the Carney house during their stay here. Mrs. Myra Ostrum has been visited by her sisters Mrs. Uoyd Bennett, Mrs. Clarence Cummings, of Oelwein, and Mrs. Margaret Heiner, of Le- Mars. All went to see Mrs. Os- tnirn's son and daughter-in- law Mr. and Mrs. Ed Ostrum who had lived at Sherburn, Minn., but have purchased a resort at Fox Lake. Mr*. Myra Ostrum is spending the week at Titonka with her granddaughter and family Mr, and Mrs. Don Baade. Mrs. Milton Dahl and Mrs. Harold Hobson were visited Sunday by their daughter and son respectively Mr. and Mrs. Merle Pratt of Iowa falls. Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Law have returned from a two weeks trip to Baton Rouge, Li., where they visited with their son-in-law and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Roger McGregor and daughter Monica. Mr. McGregor teaches at Boone but was attending summer school at the university, working on his Master's de- green. The Laus were also at New Orleans. Rhwufe §nd Randy, children Of Mr. and Mrs. John Ramus of Newton, are spending several days with their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Lau. Mr* and Mrs. Arthur Ristau had as dinner guests Monday Mr. and Mrs. George Rahm, of Turton, S. D. They will be visiting will) friends and relatives in this vicinity. Mr. end Mn. Albert Haae apd Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hagg went to Mason City last week where Mr. Hagg had a check- up at the Park hospital on his back, the arthritis is greatly improved. They also saw Hild Norman who was there for surgery. Mrs, fmma Maej hat been visited by her son Perry and his wife and two children, of San Diego, Calif., and when they went back she accompanied them as far as Dell Rap' ids, S. D., and visited a few days with her son Robert and family. ' Mrs. Prank Vera and hei sister Mrs. Earl Mullarkey, of Moline, 111., spent Saturday and Sunday at Swea City with their relatives Mr. and Mrs. Martin Gerdes. Mr. and Mrs. Blest Rusk, Cheryl and Gary, were dinner guests Sunday of Mrs. Rusk's brother-in-law and sister Mr. and Mrs. Gunnar Thim at Graettinger. The Thim's son-in-law and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Don Hansen and family were also there from Lincoln, Neb. Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Nasby have been visited by their daughter Mrs. Mack Poling and three children, of Albuquerque, N. M., and with them went to Duluth, Minn, for a few days vacation. They stopped at Jackson to see the son John Nasby and other relatives. At Duluth they met their other daughter Juda and husband Herb Panko who have been teaching at Tyler, Minn. ,and are attending summer school in Duluth. B. P. Richardson is at Summit, N. J., visiting his son Max and family. He left a few weeks ago. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Furst have had as guest their nephew Ronald Shatto, son of Mrs. Dorothy Shatto of Mason City. He has been in service in Japan the past four years and will now be stationed at San Diego, Calif. The Albert Haggs and Vincent Matz went to St. Louis Park, Minn., recently to visit with the Hagg's son Ralph and family. Mrs. Matz is a daughter of the Albert Haggs. < Mrs. Eliia Angle and the Earl Bowmans have been visited, by Mrs. Alice Mayfield of Clear Lake, sister of MrsT Angle. Mr.;and Mr*. Lester Johnson have had as guests their son and his wife Lt. Col. and Mrs. Lewis T. Johnson, -Of Springfield, Mo., and their daughter Arlene, Mrs. C. W. Pingry, of Blue Earth, Minn. Mrs. Lloyd Haubach, a resident at the Good Samaritan Home 1; was dismissed Tuesday from St. Ann hospital, where she had been several days for a check-up. Eleanor Pompe and Gladys Saunder, Waterloo, took Mrs. Florence Macumber and Clara Pompe to West Bend Friday to see the Grotto. They are visiting sisters of Eleanor Pompe, the Harry Thilgeses and Monford Petersons. Bill Wetzel, student at Mankato State, spent the weekend with his parents, the R. W. Wetzels. Mrs. Clara Pompe returned from Waterloo after three months with her daughter Mrs. Francis Cavanaugh. She also spent a week with a si# ter and niece, Emma and Marie Dreyer in Fenton, Hilda Walker, Burbank, Calif., took Mrs. Emma Dreyer and Marie Dreyer, Fenton, Esther Hintz, Lone Rock, Clara Pompe, Algona, to visit the Amana colonies Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Potter and family have recently moved to Ackley, la., where Mr. Potter is manager of the Holiday Station Store, He was assistant manager here before being transferred. HAS I9TH BIRTHDAY Mrs, William Sengbusch entertained at her home for her mother's 89th birthday on July 15, Her mother is Mrs. Elfrieda Schafer, Others attending were the Henry Schepp- manns, Mrs. Ferd Ostwald and daughters, Mrs. Willis Struecker and children, Mrs. Wilbur Knecht and children and Mrs. Ellen Marshall. Mrs. Schafer's birthday was July 17, HAVi SOTH WEOOOtNG Mr. and Mrs- John G. Rippentrop, Buffalo Center, will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, July 30 Open house will be held at the Titonka Methodist church from two to five p.m. Friends and relatives are invited to attend. No invitations are being sent. The couple request no gifts. pms;^ tfeft^- THIS IS WHAT WAS left of a bean field after it was hit by hail on July 16. The field is located about three miles north and a mile west from the intersection of the Combines from Kossuth to South Dakota Have you an extra umbrella? Good! That's one thing you can afford to lay aside for a rainy day. Irvingten — The LeRoy Schulzes, Convith, returned last week Wednesday from South Dakota, where they made arrangements to combine wheat. LeRoy and two sons, Richard and Arthur, a nephew, Roger Schulz, Eagle Grove, left after midnight Sunday for an area around Vivian, S. D. Three of the Schulz combines were loaded at Algona Sunday and were transported to the area and plans are to begin harvesting wheat immediately. The Schulz crew expects to work north of Onita, S. D., and will be away from 3 to 4 weeks. The wheat ranchers in S. D. usually hire combines from Kansas and Nebraska, but according to reports the work is being held up there because of excessive rains and the wheat in South Dakota i; ready for • harvesting. AT 25th WEDDING 'Friday and Saturday at Robert ' Black's here were 'the Wilfred Urches and Joel and Julanne, West Concord, Minn. The Urches came .to attend the wedding of Linda Gardener, daughter of the Ronald Gardeners, Algona Saturday afternoon at the Lotts Creek Lutheran church, to Dennis Haack, Lotts Creek. The Urches left the Black home Saturday night for Clear Lake where they spent the night enroute home. July 16 the Robert Blacks went to Waverly for the silver wedding of the Rev. Ray M. Richardsons. Sunday was also the <birthday of Mrs. Richarson. Calling at the Richardson home Sunday included among relatives and friends, the Rev. Richardson's former pastorates. A program was held and Mrs. Robert Black, sister of Rev. Richardson, sang a solo, "Together Lifes Pathway We Tread?", the same song which was sung at the Richardson wedding 25 years ago. SHOWER IS HELD A miscellaneous shower for Mrs. Lanny Weil, Chino, Calif, was held at Mrs. Margaret Kent's, Algona, July 5. Guests were Mrs. Ronald Waldera and Bobby, Mrs. Steve Canaday and Chris, Mrs. Verl Patterson and Jeanne, Mrs. Darlow Rogert, Mrs. Harold Sabin and Peggy, Mrs. Verona Witeher, Gloria Canaday, Mrs. Lawrence Miller and Kathy, all of this area. Sheryl Harris and Ivadelle Tietz, Whitter more, and Mrs. Ronald Peck and Rhonda, Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Weil who had been visiting her parents the Verl Pattersons, left for home Thursday. FARM IS SOLD The LeRoy Christiansens have sold their farm just north of Irvington on the timber road, to the Leo Elmores, and plan to move to Denison before Sept. 1. The Christiansens came from Denison a few years ago and lived in the trailer court in Algona for i year before buying the farm here from the (Man Otts. LeRoy has been in road construction here but plans to open a machine shop at Denison. The Leo Elmores have been living in a house at the Harley Hanson farm. Sunday visitors at Harold Sabin's were the Roscoe 'Miwdsteys, Jr., Burt, Floyd Fischers, Danube, Minn., Lyle Bensens, Ringsted, Alfred Grills, Sr. and granddaughter Jeanne, the John Simons and Mrs. Hazel Sabin. Mrs. Phyllis Struthers family has moved from the farm house southwest of Algona where they had been for a few years to a house in Algona. The Bert Huntleys, Renwick, were Sunday visitors at Verl Patterson's during the afternoon. The Verl Pattersons were visitors at Larry Devine's, rural Algona. The Iowa G. L. region of A.A.C.A. and the Sioux Falls .Horseless Carriage organizations held a picnic at Trappers Bay, Lake Park Sunday. Attending from this area were the Elmer Doles, Irvington and the Larry Sowers, Algona. Mrs. Elmer Dole reports the Lawrence Menkes, Bancroft, have visited the Exposition at Montreal, and from there were going on to Quebec, and other points before returning home. The Menkes are making the trip in their motor home. David Sabin accompanied Berl Priebe to Missouri on a business trip last week Thursday. Friday they attended a steer show at Wyoming, Iowa. They visited several points of interest before returning home Saturday. Lotts Creek road and highway 18. The bean plants, usually covered with dark green leaves, have been striped to the stems. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. Hall breaks glass Bessie Larson services Friday at Swea City Services will be held Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the Immanuel Lutheran church, in Swea City, for Bessie Larson, 75, who died July 18 at Holy Family hospital in Esthervillc where she had been taken after a stroke five days earlier. Pastor Peterson will off : ~ ate at the funeral servU and. burial will be in the Harrison township cemetery. The Reese-Henry funeral home of Swea City is in charge. She was born June 17, 1892, at Lohrville, the daughter of John Peterson and Nellie Larson. She was educated in the Swea City area, having moved to Kossuth county with her parents at the age of 13. She married Arthur Larson November 29, 1916. They farmed until his death in 1959, after which, she made her home with her son, Alvin. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran church. Survivors are two sons, Alvin, Swea City, and John Harry, Washington, D. C., and two daughters, Mrs. Earl Me- Intire (Betty), and Mrs. Lorraine Hanson, both Arms- strong. There are six grandchildren and seven great- grandchildren. Three surviving brothers are Albin, J. August, and Arthur Peterson, all Swea City. Two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Johnson, Swea City, and Mrs. Mary Pehrson, Los Angeles, also survive. MISS COGLEY HONORED Mrs, Brvin Wiltgen entertained her card club in honor of Miss Dorothy Cogley. A lovely gift was given the bride-to-be. Miss Cogley was honored at a miscellaneous shower at St. Cecelia's hall. Miss Berniece Banwart entertained on Wednesday evening in honor of Miss Cogley. Dr. and Mrs. Dan Bray entertained at 9 dinner party on Sunday evening in honor of Miss Cogley and Mr. Iceland Grein. Mrs. Bob Loss Sr., Mri De*m Loss, Mrs. Merle L0cs and Mrs. Pit Montag entertained at a dessert luncheon at Van's in honor of Miss Cogley. (Continued from Page 1) north side of his barn and several other buildings were also broken. Wibben estimated 100 per cent oats losses, 70 per cent com and 100 per cent bean. Chuck fijustrom who also has a farm on the Lotts Creek road, suffered much 100 per cent damage on his crops. THE DRIVING hail stones killed ducks and geese owned by Stanley Opheim. The intensity of the falling stones broke the backs of the fowl. Other farmers in the hard hit Lotts Creek, Whittemore, and Garfield townships were Joe Kollasch, Allen Walker, Bob Kain, Jug Carman, Joe Reding, Phil Eischen, Lawrence Kirsch, Herb Hackbarth, Dave Erickson, Dick Kuecker, Ed Lieb, and Joe Besch. Many others are not listed. Leon McCoy of Ledyard reported a number of 100 per cent losses in a line north and west of Ledyard Sunday. Farmers included in the area were Richard Looft, Orville Brandt, Marlin and Orville Runksmeier, Earl Cowin, Arden and Larry Runksmei- er, Leon Farrow, Leroy Richardson, Eldon Larson, Daw Farrow, Lawrence Richardson, Vernon Richardson and Paul Bisenman. Hundreds of hail claims poured into local insurance agents Monday morning. One local agent reported over 120 claims by Monday night. Tractor contest it dated at fair The Kossuth County Farm Bureau is again sponsoring the tractor pulling contest which will be held at the Kossuth Fair. The event will be held on Wednesday evening, August 16, in front of the grandstand. Entry forms are being sent to last year's participants, however, anyone may enter and there are more entry forms available at the County Farm Bureau Office in Algona. For more information contact the Farm Bureau office in Algona or Don Strayer, Burt; Curtis Gardner, Algona; Marvin Leigh AAMV Abjona; Edgar Keith, Burt; Jim smith, Swear City; and Maymfd Gregereon, Swat City. at Bancroft Bancroft — Dorothee Koppes, 17 of Germany, will arrive in the United States on Aug. 1 and will arrive here Aug. 15 as a foreign exchange student. She will live with Mr. and Mrs. Leander Vasko of Bancroft. Miss Koppes will spend two weeks in Washington, D. C., before coming here. She lives at Twisteden, a small village in the Rhineland, with her parents and brother 13 and sister 11. Mr. Koppes is the owner of a household goods shop and gas station. In Four Colors MEMO MINDER Compare mm M at 79c £A M Keeps tab on letters, bills, appointments. Pretty green, white, turquoise or Hand plastic. K-twt-i WHITTEMORE CARPENTER Alfred Bell, left, helps Garbrant Wibben repair the damage to the windows on the north side of his farm home caused by the hail stones which fell Sunday afternoon. Wibben suffered heavy crop damage and extensive damage to the shingles and windows on his' farm buildings located about seven miles west and three niles north of Algona. »«:!.- 04:11—._ CHANGE OF HOURS EFFECTIVE SATURDAY, JULY 22 WE WILL OPEN AT 12:00 NOON ON SATURDAYS 'The Inn Place" The PINE ROOM (HOTEL ALGONA) SHO LEARAN Racks Over 500 pairs to choose from. Ml racked for quick and eity sekctioi. Come early for best size selection. RACK NO. 1 HACK NO. I HEELS-STACKS-CASUALS FLATS-SPORTS VALUE! TO $12,f$ VALUES TO f|,fS now S now "The Store with Shoes Smart Shoppers Choose AlOONA, IOWA

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