Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on August 10, 1967 · Page 9
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Publication:
Location:
Algona, Iowa
Issue Date:
Thursday, August 10, 1967
Page:
Page 9
Start Free Trial
Cancel

-•1 Aiqona Ko^uth County '«™^«^i^—^—^••—•f'- '——••«••—"• --- - ; f —« VOL, 67 — NO. 62 - THURSDAY, AUG. 10,1967, ALOONA, IOWA — vance Woman's clubs to have booth at the fair -The Kossuth County Federation of "Women's Clubs will have a Booth ait tho County Fair, August 15-18, in which they will display the many articles made or hemmed by the Blind of Iowa, and many of them will be for sale. Women from the various county clubs will be on hand at all times to help visitors and explain their program. Clubs are: Whittemorc Club, Algona Federated, Lakota Acorn, Cresco Mother* and Daughters, Burt Club, Swea City Club, Plum Creek Mothers and Daughters, Doan Club, TLtonka Club, Union Mothers and Daughters, Titonka Federated, nad Fenton Town and Country Club. The 6x8 space allotted for their booth has been donated this year, for the first time, by the Fair Board, a practice set up by the State Fair - Board, but Kossuth is the first county Fair Board to emulate it. Work to assist the Blind of Iowa started by Club women in 1921. Then in 1927 it was decided there was need not only to help such handicapped financially but also to provide occupational therapy and so it was decided that hemming of towels could be done in the homes. As a result about .75 to 100 Mm! women work each year at the hemming of linen towels which are cut and sent to them from the office. Receni- ly lunch cloths and Terry towels and tablecloths Jiavv.- been added, also machine items made by both men and women. , In 1960 a Calender depicting Iowa was designed, printed on linen for hemming, and now two different types are available. Iowa is the only state that gives this type of service through Federated Women's Clubs who take orders for the sale of these . items as a part of their serv- ij.ice, and all proceeds are sent tito the Iowa Commission far ? the Blind. The County Clubs hope for many visitors at their Fair Booth. Art show dated at Britt Hobo Day The Britt Hobo Day Art Show held in memory of the late Ben Benson, former traveling sketch artist and cartoonist for the Hobo News, will be held in downtown Britt, August 22, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., during the National Hobo Convention, it is under •the joint sponsorship of the Britt Woman's club and the Britt Chamber of Commerce. An exhibition fee of $1 per artist will be charged. Exhibitors may register their works •at the office in the band shell between 9 a.m. and noon. James Karsina, college art instructor from Albert Lea, Minn., will judge the exhibit in early afternoon. All paintings must be prepared for 'hanging. r at the ~ 1200 ROOM HOTEL NIW YORK CITY Your ideal headquarter* -cloee to attraction*, chopping, sighUeelng, fine dining aw| entertain-—* VIA* 'BOUND SWIMMING root PBBB TO Call: PUu MOM or write the SMIkTON TOWBli HOTEL fcsrttr-*"- S*nd fret literature tod living CourU»y Card Pity ...,..,., .......... .j^.,.. State Mo. in Party — Arriving Prospect for the Vikings? Anna Nordstrom dies at 81 at Portland, Ore. Mrs. Anna Nordsfrom, 81, a former Algona resident died Saturday morning, August 5 in Portland, Ore., where she has lived for the last 27 years. Funeral serices will be held Tuesday, August 8 in Portland, and burial will also bo in Portland. Born February 9, 1886 in Sweden, she was married to John C. Nordstrom, who died April 24, 1956. One da ugh let- is also dead. Surviving are 7 daughters and 5 sons: Mrs. Lawrence (Edith) Hanley, Mrs. Bill (Evelyn) Barnes, Mrs. Gene (Maxine) Gutzler, and Lillie Nordstrom, all of Portland. Ore.; Mrs. Gilbert (Agnes) Johnson, California; Mrs. Perry (Marie) Lawman, Algona; and Mrs. Martin (Edna) Potratz. Whittamore; Art Nordstrom, Clar- ertce Nordstrom, Howard Nordstrom, Helmer Nord- atrom, Paul Nordstrom, all of .Portland. There are 44 grandchildren, 55 great grandchildren and one great great-grandchild, two sisters and a brother also survive. PSST — MINNESOTA Viking scouts, local coaches, we've found some great material for. you -iif you don't mind waiting about ten years.) His name is Ronnie Riedingcr, son of the Lyle Ricdingers. Algona, a ad he's all of five years old. He was watching tlie big boys work out on the practice field and decided to give the game a try. So, if you're interested in a star quarterback or tough defense, let us know. But remember, we found him first! ' , . Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. Dividend for Snap-On for third quarter The Board of Directors of Snap-on Tools Corporation meeting at the home office of the Kenosha-based manufacturer of mechanics hand tool:, and automotive repair equipment declared a third quarter dividend of 35 cents per share on the company's outstanding common stock payable Sept. 9 to stockholders of record Aug. 18. The Board also heard reports on sales and net income. Consolidated net sales of Snap-on and its subsidiaries— domestic and foreign —-for the first six months of 1967 were $24,446,119, compared with $22,953,700 for the same period of 1966, an increase of. 6.5 per cent. Consolidated net income for the first six months of 1967 was $2,189,285 ($1,42 pet- share) compared with $2,161,836 ($1.40 per share) for the first six months of 1966, an increase of 1.27 per cent. For the second quarter of 1967 sales were $12,723,415 and net income was $1,038,927 (68c per share). These figures compared with sales of $11,973,962 and net income of $1 122,913 (73c per share) for tho second quarter of 1966. The management commented that the realization of a normal profit commensurate with the sales increase for the first six months of 1967 was prevented by two factors primarily: (a) increases in production costs and distribution expenses and (b) a sales mix, particularly in the second quarter, with an unusually high proportion of sales of product in lower profit margin lines. Masoni to attind Templu dtdication Several members of the Masonic Lodge in Kossuth are planning on attending the dedication of the Masonic Temple of Mishna Lodge at Pocghontas Saturday. The Iowa Grand Master, William W. Bnjbaker, and other grand lodge officers will take part at tiie cornerstone laying at 3:30 p.m. Formal dedication w41 be following a banquet ft 7 p.m. ~ GOME JOIN THE FUN! state ONE OF AMERICA'S GREATEST ENTERTAINERS IN PERSON! TENNESSEE ERNIE FORD And The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show featuring THE YOUNG AMERICANS with Teddy Phillips and His Orchestra NIGHTS; AUG. 22-26, MATINEE, Aug. 25 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP Rodeo NIGHT, Aug. 21 AFTERNOONS: Aug. 21; 22 Topflight rodeo ns loading cowboys battln outlaw stock for points that count in national championships. SIZZLING AUTO RACING BIG CAR BATTLES Afternoons: Aug. 20; 26 SUPER STOCK CLASHES Night, Aug. 20 SEMI-MODIFIED DUELS Night, Aug. 18 SUPER-MODIFIED THRILLS Night, Aug. 19; Afternoon, Aug. 27 LATE MODEL STOCK CAR CLASSICS 200 lap, Afternoon, Aug. 19; 250 lap, Night. Aug. 27 JOIE CHITWOOD THRILL SHOW Afternoon, Aug. IB HARNESS RACES Afternoons: Aug. 23; 24 2 GREAT HORSE SHOWS SOCIETY HORSE SHOW Nights: Aug. 18-24; Matinee, Aug. 20 ALL WESTERN HORSE SHOW Nights, Aug. 25-27; Afternoon, Aug. 27 • HUNDREDS OF FUN FEATURES INCLUDING: Mammoth Midway 9 Talent Championships e Baton Twirling Championships • Festival of Bands • Travel Village « Radio-TV Shows * Art Exhibit • Photo Salon v Wildlife Building t Checker Championships •Cookout King Contest i Fiddlers' Contest • Garden Show • Arts and Crafts Show • Horseshoe Pitching Championships • Team and Pony Pulling • Iowa Championship Tractor Pull * Hall of Health * Farm Gadget Show So Much Thai's New! IOWA TOWN & COUNTRY ALL GAS HOME More than a model home! Filled with new ideas to help you better enjoy the good Iowa life. 1865 STEAM TRAINS Authentic >/« scale models with sightseeing cars. Exciting new way to get to and from the huge parking lots and all around the fair. PIONEER HALL A fascinating museum of early Iowa history. Artifacts, photographs, antiques and antique auction. Exciting new addition to the fair. IOWA'S FIRST CHURCH Exact replica of the first church ever built in Iowa. The original was built in Dubuque in 1834. Daily services. VIET NAM VILLAGE Full scale reproduction of a typical village in South Viet Nam. See Vietnamese homes, furnishings, how they live. You've read about it, now sec the real thing. GRAND CONCOURSE All new and beautifully different. Fabulous new Celebrity Stage. Special decorations and plantings. Free entertainment all day every day. HALL OF BETTER LIVING All new layout of exhibits in the huge Varied Industries Building. Bigger, more beautiful displays. MORE FUN! TEENTOWN CHILDREN'S DAY, Aug. 18 HERITAGE VILLAGE AMERICA'S GREATEST AGRICULTURAL EXPOSITION OUR FAIR LADIES NIGHTLY FIREWORKS CAMP ORDER GOOD SEATS NOW! Gold Circle-Stage, or Gold Circle-Box (Specify) $3.00 Blue Chip Section, J2.50. Green Section! $2.00. Send Check or Money Order Today To: ..... Secretary, Iowa State Fair, Des Moines. Children under 12 admitted to fairgrounds free throughout the fair. KSI GALL ANYWHERE IN 48 STATES FOR (or less) That's all it costs for a three- minute station call after 8 p.m. daily and all day Sunday. Additional minutes each 25(z! or less. Enjoy a family reunion by telephone! Northwestern Bell ONE OF THE WORLD'S GREAT ANNUAL FAIRS DIAL DIRECT> Fast. Personal. Easy AL80M OOMMUMTY SCHOOL DrSTFllOT - ANNOUNCEMENTS for School Vow 1967-1968 I. School Opens In grades Kg-12 Inel. on Monday, Auguit 28, 9:00 A.M. All claim operate tht full day. Datail of daily tchool hour* will b« announctd in special bullotin to paranti. II. All Kindergartens will oporato in half-day stiiiont ttarting Monday, Augutt 28. A»«ignmant» of all pu* pilt to foranoon or aftarnoon sections will ba confirmed at tho ragiitration day Friday, Augutt 18 or Monday, Auguit 21 (taa detail in part V balow), if poniblo according to preference of parent!. RURAL PUPILS will ba attignad foranoon or aftarnoon tactiont at required to fit but schedule*. Prcient birth certificatat and health certificate* if not already filed. III. Elementary Buildings will houia the following grades according t) district aisignment deiignatad in part IV balow: A. Third Ward on East Elm — grade* Kg-1 inclusive B. Bryant on East North and Moore — grades Kg-6 inclusive C. Lucia Wallace on East Kennedy and Phillips — grades Kg-6 inclusive D. Bertha Godfrey on East State and Main — grades Kg-5 inclusive E. Elementary Annex on North Hall and Courthouse Square — grades 1 and 2 IV. Districts for assignment of elementary (grades Kg-6 inclusive) pupils who live inside Algona city limits. Parents will be advised in case it is necessary to make any exceptions to these assignments. A. THIRD WARD Grades Kg and 1 who live within the area bounded by: Wooster on the west; Call on the south; Woodworth and Diagonal, on the east; Milwaukee Railway on the north. B. BRYANT Grade* Kg-6 inclusive who live within the area bounded by: from McGregor on Hall to North Street to N. W. city limits, on the west; McGregor to Harlan to State to Wootter, on the south; Wooster on the east; city limits on the north. Grades Ka and 3-4-5-6 who live in area defined below for Elementary Annex. Gradei 2-6 inclusive who live in Third Ward area west of C A NW Railway. C. LUCIA WALLACE Gradei Kg-6 inclusive who live within the area bounded by: Hall on the west; McGregor to Harlan to State to Wooster to Call to Woodworth, on the north; Woodworth to McGregor and to city limits on south side of McGregor, on the east; city limits on south. D. BERTHA GODFREY Gradei Kg-1 inclutive who live within the area bounded by: Woodworth to Diagonal to Roan to C A NW Railway north of Milwaukee Railway, on the west; city limits on the north and east; McGregor on the south. Grades 2-5 incl. extend west B. G. limits to C A NW Railway. E. ELEMENTARY ANNEX Grades 1 and 2 who live within the area bounded by: city limits on the west; North Street on the north; Hall on the east; city limits on the south. V. Rural Children residing outside the city limits will he assigned according to respective building enrollment loads, details to be given to parents on registration day on August 18 or 21. VI. Special Registration Days on Friday, August 18, from 10.00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. or Monday, Auguit 21, from 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. or from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. — all at High School Gymnasium. A. Pay textbook fees (outlined part X below). B. Pay insurance fees — optional (outlined part X below). C. Get rural but route assignment (outlined part IX below). D. Enroll new students if not previously enrolled. E. Secure first week's lunch ticket — optional (outlined part XI below). F. Purchase High School activity ticket (outlined part X below). VII. Special 7th Grade Notice Every pupil in 7th grade and every new 8th grade pupil should report to the High School building at 9:00 A.M. on Tuesday, August 22 for a brief meeting for building tour, locker assignments, orientation. (Students in 7th grade may choose locker part' nor) VIII. Beginning Age For Kindergarten Five years of age on or before September 15, 1967 for kindergarten — birth certificate required. IX. Transportation Twelve or thirteen rural morning and evening bus transportation routes, at wall at •even noon Kindergarten routes, will be set up to operate itarting Monday, Auguit 28. Parent! of pupils on these routes are being notified on details at registration day, Auguit 18 or 21. Special Note: Any rural family whole residence hat been .changed since last May should notify the Superintendent's office of such change, immediately. Call 2953528. X. Fees For Textbooks, Other School Supplies, Insurance A. All textbooks are purchased by the school and rented on a non-profit basis according to the schedule below. Kindergarten fee includes lunch. Certain fees for workbooks, etc., are collected in addition to the schedule in grades 9-12, according to subject! taken. All other items not included above are available at the local stores. Uniform fees payable at opening of the school year are: Grade — Kindergarten: $7.00 per year 1 — 3: 6.00 per year 4 — 6: 7.00 per year • 7 —12: 9.00per year B. Group inturance for pupils, covering accidents suffered at school or going to and from ichool, is available if the parent desires. Rates — $2.50 Grades Kg-6; $3.50 Grades 7-9; $4.00 Grades 10-12. (Special 24-hr, coverage for 12 mo. available if desired at $13.50 for any student.) C. All senior high school students participating in or attending any student activity will be required to purchase our activity ticket $2.50 for the year's programs (athletici, music, speech, itudent newspaper, etc.) XI. School Lunch At Noon will be served each school day itarting Monday, August 28, at the dining room in thai Annex. All pupils in elementary grades taking lunch will be transported to and from the lunch room in ichool buses. A. Ticket Price Schedule: (unchanged from last year) Grades 1-6 ' Gradei 7-1? Month $6.00 $7.00 (good 6 wki. from purchase data) Week 1.50 1.75 (good 10 days from purchase date) Daily .35 .40 (save 25c per week by month or week ticket) B. The ichool lunch serving periods will again be divided into three approximately equal sessions extending from about 11:10 to 12:40: Half of the junior-senior high itu- dents in the firit period; the elementary in the second; the remainder of the junior- senior high in the third. Possibly a fourth elementary lunch period will be provided, about 12:30, detail announced later. XII. Traffic Safety Precautions are urged upon all parents and pupils. The special ichool itop ligni will operate at approximately the following hours: 8:00 A.M. • 9:15 A.M.; 11:00 A.M. • 1:00 P.M.; 3:00 P.M. • 4:15 P.M. Parents of younger pupils are especially urged to direct their children by the safest routes to and from school. Home-room teaohert will cooperate. Riding bicycles to ichool will be restricted to pupils in 4th grade or above. Student! using bicycles should review the city ordinances on same. Rural children driving can to ichool mutt leave them parked during the ichool day. Special ipitructioni in regard to safety will be given to student! riding buses. Avoid "jay-walking" in town, XIII. Office Hours and Phones A. Administration — High School Building. Sypt. School*; Businei! Offica it pertation, Mon. - Fri. 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.; Saturday 9:00 • 1?:QQ noon, Phone 3528. Principal! — Junior and Senior High, Athletics, Guidance, Monday • Fri. 1:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Phone 295-3518. Elementary -^. respective building* — Men. - Fri. 1:30 A,M. to 4:30 P.M. (»hon*i; fer- tha Godfrey 295-3148; Bryant 295-351$; Lucia Wallace 295-337$; Third Ward 295-39W; Elementary Annex 295-5417; Elementary Supervisor 295-3587. Otto B. I .'r-

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free