AIM STEM Pirate party closes arts school sv JULIAN CNRISCHILLIS "Tito tawri * tot* Am*" Four previous trips with tho family are just a prelude to a rather extensive venture this year . . . past vacations to Wisconsin. St. Louis, the Black Hills-and Yellowstone and Minnesota are somewhat dwarfed by this 17-day Eastern jaunt that will include stops at Gettysburg, Washington, D. C., Atlantic City, N. J., New York City, and quite probably Expo 67 at Montreal, Canada. Normally, we plan things well in advance and 1 we have made a number of prior reservations . . . but we had left a little latitude this time in motel selections and have not been disappointed . . . the first night was spent at the Holiday Inn in Iowa City and accommodations were excellent, but Saturday night we goofed in getting a reservation for Holiday Inn in Cleveland and were referred to the Rainbow Motel in Cleveland. We were happily surprised . . . the usual swimming pool was included and a rustic cafe with a "George Washington" motif was far better than most motel eating facilities. A scenic pond with a paddle boat gave the younger members of the family much enjoyment, as well as pinball and pool for the older boys, so they were satisfied too. We recalled a 600-mile drive dad made with three squirming boys in the back seat 30 years ago in a 1937 Chevrolet and marveled at how much easier we have it now days . . . back in 1937, we ate dust all day, slept in somewhat primitive cabins (compared to the deluxe motels of today), and took 13 hours to cover mileage that takes only 10 hours now, plus the wonderful convenience of air conditioning. Except for a short stretch near Chicago, you travel from near Des Moines all the way to the East Coast on Interstate highways . . . although the posted speed limit is 70 miles per hour, you won't pass a car all day if you drive at that speed. Everyone seems to be whi/xing along at 80-plus. But the speed seems to take its toll . . . you can't travel more than five miles without seeing either some guy with his head buried under the hood of his stalled car (and if they don't know any more about a car motor than I do, they v would be better off waiting inside for a mechanic) or dad pumping the jack to replace a blown out or flat tire. The rubber companies must just love these interstates . . . hunks and pieces of shredded tires litter the roadways for miles on end. We pass Chicago and Cleveland and the kids never glimpse the big cities . . .the Intcrstates keep you far distant from downtown skylines and the motels are stretigically situated 10 or 15 miles from "where the action is" . . . judging by the action of recent days, we're happy to be out in the sticks. A day, or rather we should say a half-day at Gettysburg, Pa., famed Civil War Battle field, is our first sight-seeing stop. Two days on the road were spent in "getting somewhere" but now 1200 miles later, we are ready to see and do ... the trip from Cleveland consumes 61/2 hours, but it is a beautiful one through the Allegheny mountains. A Civil War student could spend an entire summer here, browsing through the museums, battlefields and reading the inscriptions on some 2500 monuments . . . we choose a two-hour t<mr by.,a government guide who rides in, your car and traces the ebb arid flow of the'3-day battle that turned the tide of the Civil War hack on .July 1 - 3, 1863. He is a pleasant young man, a native of Gettysburg, who is now a medical student at the University of Pittsburgh and is spending his summer giving tours. The job must he monotonous since he gives five tours a day and repeats the same story, roughly 450 times during the summer. Even the kids seem to catch (lie battle fever and follow the narrative closely as we traverse 17 of the 51 miles of road through the battlefields. We'll not bore our readers further on the subject except to pass on the information that had the South won this battle, they'd have won the War and there would probably be two separate nations instead of the U. S. A. today . . . our guide tells us that in six separate instances, the Rebels came within minutes of winning the battle. It was the costliest in this country's military history with 51,000 casualties in just three days. Gettysburg is a peaceful town of 9,000 which can grow little since it is .surrounded by government-owned land with memorials and battlefields. One ironic little twist . . . our guide points out, that there are six statues of generals on horseback, all built by separate institutions . . . and quite by accident, each general whose horse has two of its four hoofs off the ground was wounded but recovered and each with all four hoofs on the ground was not injured. Gettysburg is probably known equally well as the present residence of ex-president Eisenhower as for its battle history . . . "Ike" is in town during our one- day visit and we see the farm from the road . . . our guide tells us that "Ike" visits bis downtown office daily, getting to work between 7 and 9 a.m. but we vote down any wait outside the gate for a quick peek at him ... he tells us that "Ike" is gracious and happy to chat a few minutes with the faithful who are lucky enough to catch him ... he is guarded by two personal bodyguards as well as six secret servicemen who reside here , . . however, only one accompanies him on his daily rounds. The guide further adds that he recalls when the government staff moved here after one of liis heart attacks 11 years ago and headquarters were in what is now the post office . . . the town swarmed with newsmen and Secret Service men during those days and our guide reports he attended the same Presbyterian church that "Ike" did . . . he reports it was an odd sight to see the many Secret Service men with heads upright, looking around while the congregation prayed . . . "Reach under your coat to scratch yourself and you'd have 12 Secret Service men staring clown your throat," he gleefully reported. Don't despair over Iowa's new 3 r ; sales tax. Pennsylvania has a fat 5' < sales tax and has had it for a number of years. Raymond CielaiKfe, iftd then M**Jjf wwit to tJIeimwd. to see tti* THUllBAY* Uwrence Morris family. Mfs. " FRIDAY JULY 28 was the last day of the Algona Arts and Crafts, and the children celebrated the climax with a colorful pirate party. More than 80 children attended the sessions this summer, double the number from the previous year. This year's program directors were Linda Parsons and Judy Parrott. The two young pirates in the above photo are Mary Lou Prentice, daughter of the Dean Prentices, and Dave Cogdall, son of the Tom Cogdalls. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. MMMMMMIIMIIMMIIIH)(t,HIMHtl*MI)l,IMMIIIIIMI,ll illM,m,tMIIMIM,MMMntmlHIH,,HIMMMMIIMtmtMM,MMIIt,tMMlM,IMMIMMIWMIlmMMItlHMIHmHIMlmMHHHIUlmiHMIIMIH,mMIHIMIMIMMmlMMMMMM,MMMtMM Returns home after meeting in Washington Lon« Rock — Mrs. Wilfred Radig arrived home Saturday after a most memorable visit to Washington, D. C., where she attended the Lutheran Womans Convention. They had decided to fly from Chicago but because of the railroad strike they drove all the way. Mrs. A. Blceke of Hartley drove. Other passengers in the car were Mrs. Ehnorc Baumgarten, Hartley, Mr*. John Garms, Royal, Mrs. Her- mit-Veimen, Linn Grove, and Mrs. Radig. Tliey stayed overnight riearfeieyeland and arrived in Washington Monday. The convention was from Tuesday, July 18 through Thursday at the Washington Hilton hotel. Morning sessions were started each morning with Bible study led by Dr. C. J. Hoffman who had been heard by many on the Lutheran Hour. There were 2,000 present but because of the train strike 400 who had registered were not able to attend. The first main speaker was special agent Hobson H, Adcock of the F. B. I. Lisa Sergio another speaker on the .Christian Woman In Our Time, She is well known on television and radio. An address was by Dr. Oliver R. Harms, president of the Lutheran church, Missouri Synod. Another speaker was Dr. Johannes Pueschnl, Supt of the Bothesba Hospital, Amber, India. This hospital was built by the Lutheran Woman Missionary League. A total of $125,000 wa.s brought and sent by delegates as Thank Offerings. It was voted to use this money of $100,000 for the Parish Conter, Chinatown, San Francis- co, and the rest going to the Venezuelan church extension fund. A total of $300,000 is to be spent at the next biennial. Monday night they had >a bus tour of Washington, Tuesday night a boat cruise on the Potamic where they were served a German buffet. 'Wednesday evening was spent visiting at Mrs. Sage's, Arlington, Va., she is the former Evelyn Radig. Thursday following the banquet 'they attended Communion vesper service at Washington National CatherdaJ which was the biggest thrill of the whole trip. 0 DATE OPEN HOUSE Lone Rock — Children of the John Behrends will sponsor an open house in honor of their parents' 50 wedding Sunday, August 13 at the Methodist church in Feniton Henry Nelson dies Monday at Bancroft Services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at the Titonka Methodist church for. Henry Nelson, 85, who died Monday afternoon at Heritage Home in. Bancroft. Rev. Paul Hanson will officiate, and the Blake funeral home will be in charge. Burial will be in the Buffalo township cemetery, Titonka. The Blake funeral home was in charge of arrangements. Henry Nelson was born on , 0 . „ „ . M „ • ... Se P l 17 ' 1881 . afcRacihe, Wis. from 2 to 4p.m. Np;g|ftsfere.f Hevresided itftitonkalall his Auxiliaries ta hear girl Staters Kossuth County Units of the Legion Auxiliary will hold a quarterly meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 8, at 2 p.m. at the Methodist church in Titonka. There will be a memorial service for deceased members. Each unit is to bring their Girls Stater, who will give Norrte is a Hater JUL— f .Hfcggi j|J| B^iJMil* IM rUniHfl UOVnMI tain. HteV visited Red Wood fHlls, and on the return trip •topped at West Brook to tee Mn. Anna Christenieti, an luirt of Mrs. Chambertlain. They stopped off entoute tame at Spirit Lake and ipent more time there before arriving home Friday eve- liilM. Elsie and Alvina Gernann, twin sisters from Sun City, Ariz., near Phoenix, were callers Thursday afternoon at Mrs. Bernard Capeeius's. Other callers the same afternoon were Mrs, Clarence Giemer and the Phil Arndorfers. The Gernann sisters adso visited other relatives and friends •round the Algona and St. Joe areas. From here they went to Minneapolis to visit friends. The sisters had lived in Minneapolis all their Hfe until two years ago when they moved to Arizona They owned and operated their own beauty shop in Minneapolis for many years. Mrs. Charles Mitchell, Cedarville, Ohio, came Monday by air to Des Moines where she was met by Mrs. Robert Black and returned to the Black home here. Mrs. Mitchell is a daughter of the Blacks and will spend two weeks here visiting her parents, brothers and sisters, and also other relatives and friends here. The Frank Decenas and Vemon Robinson, Sioux City, arrived at Mrs. Hazel Sabin's Saturday. Vernon, a brother of Mrs. Sabin, spent Saturday night with her. Lucreia, oldest daughter of the Decenas spent the night with the Ronald Sabins and the others went to Arthur Fallesen's, Rutland. Sunday the group attended the Robison reunion at Fort Dodge. Delores Mawdsley, Newton, called on her aunt, Mrs,. Haz- vacationing with the R. I. . . highlights of her experience. Mawds iey S) AJgona and the -0 HOME FROM HOSPITAL ' Mrs. Charles Schaeffer went to Mason City Saturday and brought home the daughter Arlene who had for three weeks been in Mercy hospital. She had suffered a broken pelvic bone in an accident and will return to the hospital on Aug. 11 for a check-up. v requested. The children' Tare the Richard Behrends, Forest City, Vincent (Leta) Behrends, Topeka, Kans., Leslie Behrends, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Eugene (Virginia) Fritz- hers, Okla'homa City, Okla. - 0 Swea Eagle Mrs. Kenneth Brene* Last Sunday guests at Ralph Walker's were the Tony Andersons, Swea City, Arne Sorensons, Peoria, 111., Cameron Anderson, Granada Hills, Calif. Afternoon guests were the George Neves and Glen Neves, Ringsted. Evening callers were the Lowell Farlands, Ceylon, Minn. At Roy Anderson's the past week have been their daughter, the Keith Riedesels, Rockford, 111., and Sunday their son, the James Andersons, came for a week from Whitesboro, Texas. . , Mrs. Leo Keith, David and i Ackcrman ' Tim, Los Angeles, Calif., have been spending July visiting her sister, Mrs. married life, 1 and was wed to Ella Larsen Aug. 4, 1909. She preceded him in death Oct 26, 1665. Surviving are two sons, three daughters, 20 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, four sisters, and two brothers. The children include Elwood V. Nelson, Titonka; Verle A. Nelson, Titonka; Herbert L. Nelson, Sioux City; Eileen, Mrs. Joe Wilhelmi, Story, Wyoming; and Mrs. Lowell Jaspers, Carpenter. ' Surviving brothers and sisters are Mrs. Lewis Hanson, Blue Earth, Minn.; Mrs. William Hanson, Klemme; Mrs. Chris Paulson, Albert Lea, Minn.; Mrs. Manford Paulson, Ellendale, Minn.; Herbert Nelson, Hopkins, Minn.; and Elmer Nelson, Kalamazoo, Mich. He was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters, and three brothers. Pallbearers are George Bockelman, John Stott, Herbert Isebrand, John Rike, Raymond Schutjer, and Clarence Irvington By Mac McLean -0- Lawrence ,„„„„„ ,,,,iumiimm in. Hanson. Other visitors at the Hansoms for two weeks have been her cousin, Mrs. Sam Crosland, and three daughters, New Gleans, La. The Marlin Pauls attended the National Duroc Congress in Omaha. Mrs. Albert Paul, Iowa Falls, stayed with the Paul children. Mrs. Kenneth Skartvedt, Larry and Judy, Radcliff. were recent guests at Marlin showing in the home improvement project. Lunch was served by Mrs. Kinseth and Mrs. Don McGuire. Friday evening, the parents and friends were invited to a short program. Debbie and Diane Studer presented a duet "Born Free," Debbie as accompanist. The two. demonstrations given for county demonstrations day were ti- Paul's. Judy visited the Paul". HMUIMPIIIIIIIMIIIIIMIIIIIUIIIIIIIIIIIIMMtlllMIIUIIIIIUUIMMIIIIMliMMMI 4-H CLUBS UGOI-GO The U-Go-I-Go 4-H club was called to order with 20 answering roll call at the home of Bernadette Reilly, with Mary Helen Bestenlehner as co-hostess on Monday, July 17. A picnic was planned for the girls in August. Talks were given by Charlotte Lemkee and Phyllis Pentecost, demonstrations by Linda Hauser, Marsha Winter, and Lori Peter. Guests were Mrs. Bestenlehner and Mrs. Sewick. limiMIMlnMtMIIIIIUIMIIIMIIIHIUHIIHIIHI On July 24 the girls held their Achievement show. Four girls helped the judges in the afternoon. They were Joyce Sifert, Becky Tielebein, Sherry Bulten and Diane Winter. Assigned to help the judges at the fair are Diane Muller and Marsha Winter. Reporter is Joyce Sifert. ALGONA A. 0. K. Algona A. 0. K's. held their annual Achievement show on Friday, July 28, with Mrs. Gutknecht, Lakota, and Mrs. Gerber, Algona, as judges. There were entries from all three home economics projects with a very impressive tied "Get Set" by Sue McEvoy and • Dorothe Frideres and "Watch Your Step" by Debbie Studer and Sue McGuire. The last demonstration won a blue ribbon and will be given at the county fair this month. The girls from nutrition project presided at the tea table assisted by Mrs. Elaine Kinseth. Mrs. Gerber and Mr. for a week. Her mother, Mrs. Lily Coy, and her sister, Mrs. C. McInnerney and Mark, Billings, Mont., were guests for two weeks at Parrel Newlin's. The Everett Rippentrops attended a family reunion at Algona with 100 present. Others attending locally were the Orville Rippentrops, Gene and Mrs. Dennis Cumberland Rippenitrops, Lyle Rippen- were special guests. Reporter traps and Kathy Tonn. is Sue McEvoy. —• 0 MISS COGLEY HONORED Miss Kathleen Griffin en- Prairie Future Farmers Prairie Future Farmers 4-H with vice president Robert liemhard presiding, met with PcU'r, Colleen, and Joe Nied- /itlksi July 24 at 8 p.m. Peter XiedzieLski and Robert Bernhard gave a talk on their trip to district 4-H camp. The club discussed Livestock Grooming. Plans were made for the fair. Mark Studer is reporter. tertained Monday evening at a personal shower in honor of Dorothy Cogley. Mrs. Ronnie Grein of Mason City entertained at a shower for Dorothy Cogley Wednesday evening. Mrs. Bob Kollasch and Mrs. Tom Cogley entertained at a personal shower for Dorothy Cogley Friday evening. Ledyard Scouts at Okoboji camp Ledyard — Cub Scouts and their families will visit the Prairie Gold area Boy Scout camp at Okoboji Thursday evening. They will leave from the Bethany Evangelical and Reformed church at 6:30. This is for the entire family, and arrangements have been made for enough transportation for anyone who wishes to go. Scouts are at camp this week. Attending are the Scoutmaster Rev. Victor Vrie- sen, Douglas Kollasch, Randy Gelhaus, Bob Gilbertson, Jeffrey Vriesen, Allen Inglett, Mary Munyer, Jim Hagedorn and Steven Reese. Rev. Vrie- sen will stay at the camp until Thursday when Earl Cowin will go to finish out the week with the boys. They will return Saturday afternoon. Rev. Vriesen and Ronald Jorgenson took the boys to the camp Sunday afternoon. HOME FROM VIET NAM Willie Steinman has completed his two years of service and has been in Viet Nam. He is now home with his mother Mrs. Tillie Steinman and his future plans are indefinite. Attending the Robison reunion at the Olsen Park, Fort Dodge Sunday were the Frank Decenas and Vernon Robison, Sioux City, Mrs. Dorothy Schulz, the Keith Sapps and the Dwight Sabins. all of Des Moines, Mrs. Darold Sohulz and children, Vincent, the Harold Currans, Britt, Don Hanigs, Wesley. Carroll Currans, Emmetsburg, Roscoe Mawdsley, Jr. family, Burt, Mrs. Hazel Sabin, the Harold Sabins anil David, the Ronald Sabins, anil Kenneth Roneys. Wana Wade, Ml. Ayr, brought her parents, the J. M. Pattersons, who had been visiting her three weeks home Sunday. Joe Motzen and Carol H'oc'ft, of Ilipon, Wis. were weekend visitors at Ray 'Metzen's. Attending a dinner in their honor Sunday, at the Metzen home were the Bill Robinsons and Scotty, Mrs. Lisa Angle and Mrs. Francis Metzen. •Mrs. Leonard Hanson and Mrs. Phyllis Struthers drove to Dolliver Tuesday to gel their sons Dennis and Phillip, Irvington dhurcth boys, who had been in camp thera for ten days. Mrs. Harold Sabin and Cheryl Harris went to Des Moines Tuesday to attend a varityper school. The returned Friday. The -women arc employed at the Algona Reminder. Duane and Malinda Sabin, son and daughter of the Dwight Sabins, Des 'Moines, are spending a week with the Ronald Sabins. Albert Van Buren an<J Francis Metzen, Algona, left Friday for East St. Louis, 111., and attended a Van Buren reunion there Sunday. The Lawrence Millers and Bob Kent were Clear Lake visitors Sunday. Visitors at Merle Chamberlain's Friday night were the Clarence Stearns, Bradgate. The Merle Chamberlains, Algona, drove to Lake Oko boji July 23 and left sons Ray and Ronald at Boy Scout camp there. The rest of the family spent the night at Spirit Lake, then drove to Montavedeo, Minn., where they visited relatives. At Danvers, Minn, they visited an aunt of Merle's, the Roscoe Mawdsleys Jr. and Duane Mawdsleys, Burt. Mrs. George Pertl, Armstrong visited last week Thursday and Friday with the Harold Sabins. Peggy Sabin returned to Armstrong with Mrs. Pertl for a few days visit Visitors at Bud Arndorfer's last week were the Major Gordon Loebig and family, Mrs. Ray McKenna, San Diego,'Calif., and Mrs. E. C. Campbell, Los Angeles, Calif. The women are all sisters of Bud Arndorfer. The Major Loebig family have recently returned from Germany, where he served with the U. S. army for three years. His new assignment is at the air force academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., where he will be stationed for four years. When the Loebigs leave this area after visiting relatives and friends, Major Loebig will move his family to Colorado Springs, where he will begin a new assignment. Ho has also served with the army in Japan and Alaska. Fun and Do Club met Thursday with Camilla Bormann. Most members were present. Guests were Marilyn Plathe and Mary Catherine Bormann. At 500 prizes went to Laura Becker, Wilma Am- dorfer and Berdie Vitzthum. The next meeting will bo August 24 at Eulalia Altman's, Algona. Shower is dated at Ladyard Ledyard — There will be an open house miscellaneous bridal shower for Linda Wirtjes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Art Wirtjes of I^akota, at the Ramsey Reformed church on Friday, August 4, at 8 p.m. Friends and relatives are invited. No written invitations were sent. Linda will become the bride of Vaughn Olhasen, Hartley, September 4. GLADIOLUS SHOW The Iowa Great Lakes Gladiolus Society will hold its 13th annual show at the Spencer Shopping Center Sunday, Aug. 6, from 2:30 to 8 p.m. and on Monday, Aug. 7, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. •LOCALS* United Fund payment! to organizations The second half of payments from the Algona United Fund was made to organizations Friday by Irving (Pudge) Miller, president of the Algona United Fund, and Bill Kraft treasurer. First half payments were made in January. The drive for funds for 1968 will be held during September and October this year with Harry Greenberg as campaign chairman. Payments made on Friday brought the total to organizations in 1967 as follows: Algona Charities, Inc. $800 Kossuth County School For Retarded Children 1800 Boy Scouts of America 2700 Girl Scouts __•.. . 2300 Iowa Children's Home Society 700 Salvation Army 750 Red Cross _. .._ 2125 Cancer Causes .1250 Heart Causes . 800 Polio and other Neuro- Muscular Diseases 250 Iowa Mental Health Assn... . . ... 450 Arthritis & Rheumatism Foundation _ 450 USO .. .. 50 Kossuth County Mental Health _.. 125 0—— Council buys 2-way radio The Hand-oft City Council met in special session last Wednesday evening with Sheriff Kilph IjiHlhin-sl and a radio company representative. for the purpose of discussing tne purchasing of a 'J-xvay radio for the now Ham-roll police c.ar. County Civil Defense pro- drains stale that every'com- munity have access !>.v radio to other • iH'i.uhbiiriny communities. Coach is hired far Ledyard Lvdyard — Duane -Ahrens of Des Moines has signed a contract to teach social studies and coach both boys and. girls athletics. Mr. Ahrens is a graduate of Buena Vista college at Storm Lake and for three years has been teaching at Waukec as junior high coach and assistant to the high school athletic director. Mr. Ahrens is married.- TWINS — David and Daniel Moore, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Donald E. Moore of rural Montezuma, were chosen as the most identical twins for the second year in a row in the Hawkeye Twins Convention. David and Daniel were two years old April 9. SOC/ETY 40TH WEDDING A surprise anniversary dinner was held Sunday at the Marvin Kramer home for the 40th anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Aloysius J. Eischeid, AJ- gona. Ofter guests were the Herbert Knechts, Charles City, the Walter Nesses, Sac City, Mrs Evelyn Froehich, AJ- gona, Hanz Klindt, Algona, and Mrs. Susan Kramer, of Bode. The Eisoheids' three children are Mrs. Marvin Kramer, Mrs. Knecht, and one son, Merlin, who w«i unable to attend the celebration because of military service in Viet N«m, The afternoon was spent at cards, and many nice gifts were received. BRIDGE CLUi HOSTESS Mrs. Elizabeth Post was hostess to her bridge club Wednesday, Aug. 2. 35TH ANNIVERSARY In honor of the 25th anniversary of the Robert Blacks, Algona, the family invites friends to an open house Sunday, August 6, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. it the Black home. The couple request no gifts. Mr. and Mrs. Ifebirt Qiek* maim returned this wet* from a Northwestern Mutual life insurance convention which they attended in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mr. and Mr*, Lfilit P»n»«" returned Sunday from visiting their daughter the Alvin Doeskins, Qlara City, Minn., also the Vern Dentons at Prinsburg and Mrs. James Denton, At water, Minn. CARD ClUt HOSTESS Mrs. Lester Johnson was hostess to the "Eight Speck*" card club Wednesday evening July 26. DATE CORRECTED An error was made in the announcement of the Rich family reunion reported as being held Sunday July 30 at West Bend. The date is Sunday August |3 at the Grotto park in West Bend. & *?
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