Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on July 24, 1967 · Page 8
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10 • 20 . 30 Years Ago A weekly feature of by-gone days Ledyvd Girl Becomes Bride July Kouuth county flirli have been nominated for the Queen of the Furrow contest from Kossuth county. They are Donna Mae Gardner and Cindy Ann Thompson both df Lakota; Carol Rahe, Bancroft; Jean Kuecker, Whitte : more; and Maryls Long, Algona. Two girls will be selected to represent Kossuth county in the regional contest which will be held August 6 at the North Iowa Fair in Mason City. Fr. Aureliut John Burn, O.S.B., son of Mr. and Mrs. V. W Burns, of Algona, made his solemn profession of vows as a Benedictine monk. Fr. Aurelius is a member of St. John the Baptist Abbey local ed near St. Cloud, Minn. Fr. Aurelius is a former student of St. Cecelia's and entered the novitiate of the monastery in 1953. Three grateful Kansas City people met two men credited with saving their lives Saturday for the first time since the Fen ton father and son pulled them from their crashed and smoking airplane west of Fetiton 10 days ago. The meeting came at the Clear Lake Governor's Day where Everett Dreyer and son, Roger, of Fenton were presented lifesaving and valor awards by Gov. Herschel Loveless. After 40 years of steady and faithful postal service in Algona, Assistant Postmaster Glen Raney has retired on his own motion effective this week. In his time Mr. Raney has filled about every position in the Algona postoffice. He has served under four postmasters: 1. M. Finnell, S. J. Backus, James A. McDonald, and W. W. Sullivan. There seems to be no good reason why the name of Iowa State College shouldn't be changed to give it university status. Iowa State is no longer a "cow college" as it was termed 'some years ago. It has great schools, such as engineering, .and /valuable work on atomic energy was done in its laboratories. The change in name would have some benefits. Where a "college" has "schools", a "university 1 has "Colleges". A degree from a "college of engineering" has some greater standing than one from a "school of engineering". Iowa State is a great institution of learning. If a change of name •will enhance the value of its degrees than the change should be made. From the Editorial page. The Algona Shrine Club got to show off its new fire engine this morning when nine of the club members took off for Titonka where they helped celebrate Indian Day there. The new engine was purchased several months ago to be used in parades, etc. and the Shriners usual candy kisses were thrown from the engine in the parade today. Among those pictured in today's Advance were Dick Carr, John Love, Lloyd Bohonnon, Mel Thompson, Roy Bjustrom, Don Nelson, Lyle Mathes, Warren Nelson anc Frank Moulton. Richard Lewis, the 16 year old son of Mr. and Mrs, Hugh Lewis, of Lakota, is given credit for saving the life of another 16 year old, Eldean A lovely wedding at the Evangelical and Reformed church dn Ledyard united in marriage, Miss Faye Anette Kramersmcier, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Kramers- meier of Ledyard and Robert James Boland, son of Mrs. Nina Boland of Forest City, on Saturday, July 8 at 7:30 p.m., with Rev. Victor Vriesen officiating at the double ring ceremony. Mrs. Arden Runksmeier was her sister's matron of honor and Mrs. Gene Horning of St. Paul, Minn, was brides matron. The bridegroom was attended by his brother, William Boland of Des 'Moines and Loren Kleven of Bast Chain, Minn. Flower girl and ringbearer were Lori Runksmeier, niece of the bride and James Foster. A reception for the couple was held in the church parlors with 200 guests present. The bride is a graduate of Ledyard high school with the class of 1965. She has been employed by the Minneapolis Gas Company. The groom is a 1964 graduate of Swea Oity high school, v and - is. currently .serving .in the ';.U,r ; S, ; Nayy, aboard the '"0.5.8. Princeton. After a weeks vacation at the lakes, the couple is now residing in Long Beach, Calif. July 29, 1947 Louise Soren*en, high school junior was Algona's representative at the Girl's state last week at Grinnell. Louise is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Sorensen. Another Kossuth county girl, Doris Jeanne Nelson of Swea City who is also attending Girls State was elected Senator to the upper chamber of the General Assembly at a recent election. Doris is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George K. Nelson. Wett of the swimming pool, in an area surrounded by trees two new concrete tennis courts are bing completed on the city park area, sponsored by the Junior Chamber of Commerce and other Algona organizations. The election on bonding for replacing the present fire-hazard courthouse with a new structure was set for September 9 by the board of supervisors in a meeting last week. The proposition calls for an issue of $500,000 with a maximum levy of one mill or $1 per $1000 of assessed valuation per year. Auditor Immerfall estimates a mill levy will raise approximately in the judge advocate general's department and anticipates that he will again be assigned to foreign duty. A piett of stratify by man. ager Paul Seeley in the fourth inning enabled the KC's to win their tenth con* lecutive league game at the fairgrounds Sunday afternoon. They defeated St. Joe, 7-5. The bit of strategy occurred in the Algona half of the fourth. The KC's had struck out but the bases were full via the walk route. The next man in the,batting order was pitcher "Lefty" Long. Even though -Long is the leading hitter on the KC team, Seeley thought it better to put A right handed hitter in against the left handed offerings of Thilges. So in came Froelich. Froelich justified the change by slapping a single to drive in two runs. Playing for the KC's were Winter, Meyer, Bradley, R. Winkel, D. Winkel, Quinn, G. Winkel, McMurray, D. Kajewski, Froelich and Long. Mary Catherine Cain, daughter of M. B. Cain, returned Friday from Estherville where she has attended the summer session. She will return to St. Catherine's College in St. Paul in the fall where she has previously attended. Garden Club plans flower show Lakota: The Senior Garden Club met Tuesday, July 11 at the home of Mrs. Mike Christ •Sr. Nine members were present and answered roll call by suggesting a theme for the fall flower show, which will be held on October 3. The theme, "Beauty of Fall and Winter", was chosen. Most of the afternoon was spent making plans for the flower show. Lunch was served by the hostess. Following the lunch the members ,went on a tour of their gardens. (fewe) MONDAY, JULY 14, Iftf Girl touts •cHitttes To Marry Ledyard — Mr. and Mrs. Everett Johnson announce the approaching marriage of their daughter Shirley Jean to Robert Polzin, son of Mrs. Pearl Polzin of Fairmont, Minn. Shirley, a graduate of the Ledyard high school is employed at Stokley Van Camp in Fairmont. He is a graduate of the Fairmont high school and is employed at Minnesota Min ing and Manufacturing in Fairmont. They will be married July 29 at the Bethany Evangelical and Reformed church in Ledyard. Centennial An estimated 10,000 people visited Ridgeway kst month to help the town celebrate its 100th birthday. TOe ceMbra- tion lasted three days and was attended by people from coast to coast and from Canada. Procrastination is our best, labor-saving device. If you can put it off for a week, you can put it off forever. tifcetij fh« Cadette Girl Sedtits, ff 66t» 244, the Ga*Get* terS, hiet July 10 flt 2:00 p.rn. it th« home of their leader, Mrs. Ruth Ley. t)en)se Elchetiberger, our new patrol leader, conducted ' her first meeting today. Donna Christ opened the meeting with a song. We dis* cussed a change in the meeting time on July 1§. We will vote on whether we want it changed to Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. The Junior Girl Scouts have Invited the Cadettes to go on a conservation tour of the Union Slough, which will take place on July 19. We will meet at the school house at 1:50 p.m. On July 28 we will visit the people at the Timely Mission Home at Buffalo Center. We made plans for the entertainment we plan to do. Leslie Rieffer and Jolene Kollasch told about Day Camp, and Jolene kollasch closed the meeting with a game. Donna Christ furnished treats. Reported by Assistant Sec., Donna Christ. VISIT RELATIVES LakoU: Mrs. 'Milton Farrow of Lakota, and her daughter, Mrs. Duane Murphy and children of Blue Earth, Minn., and Mrs. Wilbur Farrow of Fairmont, Minn, left Friday, July 7 to attend the annual Govern . reunion held at (the Peter Govern home at Richville, Minn, on Sunday, July 9. Enroute they visited at Dellis Martowes at Sedan ' and Mark Kroschs at Morris. Others attending were Mr. and 'Mrs. 'Hubert Govern of Ledyard and Vince Govern of Titonka. Returning home they stopped to see Dennis Farrow, student at St. Cloud, and spent the night at the Gene Nilson home at Litohfield. She is a daughter of Mrs. Milton Farrow. Now jou can do a spotless carpet cleaning job in minutes... even in bad weather... thenewlJflSffway. Tea, you can clean carpets without wetting, quickly and easily. Purchase HOST Dry Cleaning Compound, and borrow our remarkable Electric Up-Brush to revive original carpet colors . . . brush up matted pile. No wetting, no waiting. You can walk on HOST cleaned carpets right away ... and it's dustless, too! HOST is approved by leading carpet mills. party clean carpeting—right away FURNITURE AND WATSON INTERIORS ALGONA . CALL STREET Darnell, formerly of Lakota $41,000 in Kossuth County, and now of Elmore, Minn, in and that it would take ap-» the gravel pit southwest of proximately 15 years to pay here a week ago. The two O ff the bonds. The old court- youths with several other house has long been a fire boys were swimming in the trap for Kossuth records and pit and Dick noticed Eldean if it should burn down it struggling as he attempted would cost owners in the to swim towards a raft. At county thousands upon thous- first Dick thought his friend ands of dollars to re-establish was playing but when he saw proper titles to property, him go down under the water Other needs, such as adequate he began to swim to his aid. quarters for other offices, The Lewis youth reached Dar- now being rented in the Al- nell just as he went down for gona business district, was the third time. He grabbed also mentioned, The Court- him near the arm, and used house was erected in 1872 and a sidestroke to bring him to for 75 years the timbers and shore. The youth was blue in other wood in the structure the face but revived without have been drying to timber- artificial respiration. He is like combustability. being recommended by his H. B. White left yesterday scoutmaster to the Prairie morning to resume his corn- Gold Council that he be given mission as captain in the army a "Life Saving Award." and was recently ordered to Army Pvt. Gerald R. Down- report to Washington. 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