Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on October 12, 1967 · Page 9
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 12, 1967
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10 AND JO VtARft AOO First Algona paper handwritten (1857) AI qona KonutH County ^^^^^^g^Mgg^ ^^^^^igg^i i jj^^,ggg^jjgfj~iggjjf l jg lml fg lii jff ii i^i^^ t ^,i^ii^^^f^Hfm^^f^^^i^^^^^^^^ » THURSDAY, OCT. 12,1W, ALOONA, IOWA September 30, 1f47 Tilt Jeteph Weldenhef* Co. of Chicago is the newest in- itaitrial firm to come to Algona. The firm manufactures automotive equipment. Five hundred thouund del* lars, a cool half million in new building, repairs and remodeling permits have baen approved by Algona city council in the last 12 months. The half million dollars does not include recently completed industrial or business places such as Kent-Wheeler manufacturing plant, State Hotel, Sohultz garage, Percival Motors or Taylor Implement Nearly a full million dollars to construct a new court house and hospital is certain in the near future. 26 new homes have also been erected in the current year. Algona was celebrating Greater' Algona Days on Friday and Saturday of this week and the local businesses were having open house for tha public. LuVerne Senior Class officers for the 1947-48 year were President, Merlyn Swan son; Vice President, Donald Thompson; Secretary, Delores Lund; Treasurer, Barbara Meyer. Class Sponsor is Weston Noble. Arlo Woods was elected president of the Kossuth county education council which met recently. Mr. Woods is the Algona high school principal. October 2, 1957 Zender clothing was celebrating its silver anniversary ithis fall and pictured were Frank Zender, E. J. (Bud) Zender, Gene Zender, Ray Besch, Pat Collins and Judy Dezellar. The first newspaper in Algona was neither the Advance nor the Upper Des Moines by many years, and it wasn't *ven printed. The first paper was the Algona Bee and it was hand-written. There was no subscription price and circulation consisted of reading it at meetings of the Reading club members of which were the earliest Kossuth and A1-. gOna'piorteersi~The'"first-is-- sue of this earliest Algona newspaper appeared Dec. 27, 1857 only three years after the Call brothers founded the town, and it was issued at intervals, part of the time regularly, till 1959. First editor was Harriette Taylor, daughter of Father Taylor, earliest resident minister. Later the editorship was passed around among Reading club members. Copies of the Bee are preserved and may still be seen in the historical building in Des Moines where Harvey Ingham who came into their possession, deposited them. The Whittemore Winners 4-H began their official new year last Saturday. Officers were elected and they are Eleanor Fleming, president; Linda Benschoter, vice president; Elaine Meyer, reporter; and Marilyn Schmeling, secretary. I Maurice Reding, St. Joe son of Mr, and Mrs. John B. Reding returned home last Saturday with a discharge from 18 months army service. Winners in a Big Fish Contest sponsored by Marshall Wells Stores in Algona were Virgil Smith who caught a 26 Ib. 8 oz. Catfish; Harlan Frankl, a Northern that weighed 18 Ibs. 8 oz.; and Eddie Ostrum with a 6 Ib, 1 oz. Walleye. Algona Implement was mov- • ing to a new location on Commercial Street one Block south and one block west of the Milwaukee Depot. Henry Busse was appearing at the Ridotto Ballroom in Havelock Oct. 2 and was advertised in this issue of the Advance. Atgejn* was celebrating Greater Algona Days this week and many stores were offering prizes for different games, such at Thuente Drug was offering prizes to guess the number of corn kernels in the jar in the window, Pratt Electric was giving prizes to guess on a light bulb window; Taylor Implement offered prizes to anyone who could guess how many pounds of feed in feed baskets; Sargent Feed was giving a Bag of Sargent Feed to anyone guessing how many pellets in a jar; Western Buyers was giving i Steer to anyone guessing the weight of a Western Buyers Steer and Bradley pros, was offering $50.00 crekiiit on a new Milker to anyone answering the question "Approximately how many hand flexes would it take to milk ten cows twice a day for a seven day week?" It weft exactly thirtythree years ago this week that the K. D. James service began in. Algona. (This is now Honsbruch Drug) .eee»»«eeeeee»eeeeeeeee Portland Mrs. Victor Pitch •eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee The Four Corner Social Club of Portland met Tuesday afternoon, October 3, in the home of Flossie Bartlett. Eight members answered roll call. A .hobby or, what 1 did this summer, and a sample, if possible. Members attending were, Emily Larsen, Hazel Carroll, Viva Ringsdorf, Sandra Harms, Agnes Stewart, 'Marilyn Bengtson and Vera Fitch. After old and new business was discussed, the af-» ternoon was spent visiting. Agnes Stewart, Vice Chairman took over in the absence of chairman, Velma Nelson. The hostess served a very delicious lunch at the close of the afternoon. The next . meeting will ba held, November 7, in the home of Janice Moore. Roll call, "Something "I'm Thankful for" or a Thanksgiving Poem. The Portland Social Club • will meet Thursday afternoon, October 12, in the home of Esther Williams in Burt. Mrs. Lloyd Bai tlett dropped in on Mrs. Dwight Ruse Moinday altternoon, October 2 with a large angel food cake all frosted with a lot of yellow frosting, to help Mrs. Ruse celebrate her birthday. Mrs. Victor Fitch also dropped in to help her spend the day. Mrs. Leona Weiland called at the Victor Fitch home Friday evening and accompanied them to Algona where she visited her mother, Mrs. Ole Frendahl. A combination, farewell and birthday party was held last Sunday in the home of Mr. arid Mrs. Francis Sheir- ef girl and ring bearer. The bride's personal attendant was Pa.m Easley, Mason City. Dennis Morris served the groom as best man and the groomsmen were Gary Smidt. Dan Woolley and Dick Mar: man. Wardden Smidt and Dean Schmitt ushered. The reception was held in the church parlors, with Mr. and Mrs. William Smidt din! ing room hosts. Mrs. Richard Buffington was in charge of the guest book. Mrs. Robert ! Van Hove and Mrs. Jerry* Hazlett served punch. Mrs. Wardden Smidt and Mrs. Joe Harmon cut the wedding cake and Mrs. Ted Van Hove and Mrs. i Florence Schmitt poured. The ? waitresses were JoAnn Smid£ v Meritta Smidt, Kay Huisman, ,, JoAnn Engelbarts and Joleen I Sleper. Pat Erpelding, Mrs. Steven Schaffer and Joan Cos, grove opened gifts. The newlyweds will be re! i siding in Minneapolis. Ellen is :; employed at Morrel's Hair and " Wig Stylists and Jerry is pro, grammer at the Court House. i eeeeeeeeeeeee»»eeeeeee WSCS attended Guest day Thursday at the Lone Rock Presbyterian church. rhe neighborhood birthday c |ub me t Monday afternoon at Mrs. Art Voigt's for her birthday. Those attending were Mrs. Frank McFa.ll, Mrs. 'Margaurite Weisbrod, Mrs. fioelf Miller, Mrs. Ed Schlei, Mrs. Amanda Kern, the Roger Dreyers, Mrs. Duane Dreyers,, Humboldt, Ralph Walkers, Whittemore, and Darrell Dreyers were Sunday guests of Mrs. Ida Dreyer. WSCS of the Fenton Methodist church met Tuesday af-. ternoon 1 at the church with Mrs. Earl Crouch and Mrs. Earl Lufkin hostesses. Mrs. CJharies Lovejoy had charge df the program and Mrs. Clarence Arbogaet gav« the worship service. ; Sunday guests of Elsie Meyer were the Martlft Meyers, Victor Meyers and Eidoft, Ottosen, Edgar Meyers, Algona, Paul Meyers, Rutland, and Gus Krause. Mrs. BIste Dreyer was an afternoon caller. The Donald Voids, Lake Mills, and Lyle Haiisens, were Sunday, guests at S. E. Straley's for Mr. Straley's 'birthday. Mrs. Kenneth Steitie, Fairmont, has been spending a week at Eugene Mansager's at Fargo, N. D. Luverne Hammerstrom and Dean, Pocahontas, the v Larry and Kenley Zwte- feis and Akron were Sunday guests it rUy fc*i*tet'4. Hie William Bruhns were SuittHy evetriftg visitor* it Gayte Meyer's, Whittemot*. ELECTED TO James D. Nelson, soft of ReV. arid Mrs. A. W. Nelson of Bancroft, has been elected chorister of Pi Gamma Delta Literary Society at Bob Jones University, Greenville, S. C. A 1964 graduate of Swea City high school, he is a senior at BJU majoring in music education. ADVANCE CLASSIFIED ADS BRING BIO RESULTS FASTI KLGA IGODkc SENDS CONGRATULATIONS TO Ellen Smidt is w< bon's uncle, Mr. Curtis Holding who has been making his home with his sister, Mrs. Ivan Long in Algona. Rela- Ellen Lea Smidt and Gerald Lee Wachsman were married Saturday, Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ramsey Reformed church, Titonka, the Reverend John Janssen officiated at the double ring ceremony. Organist, James Rode, accompanied Corwin Smidt as he sang The Wedding Prayer and The Lords Prayer. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Siemen Smidt, Titonka, and the groom's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Wachsman, Mason City. tives attending the party were Mr. and Mrs. Bill Boettcher, Mrs. Louis Scott of Burt, Mr. and Mrs. John Long, visitors here from Billings, Montana, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Plenel, Mrs. Ivan Long, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Long and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Long and family, all of Algona. Mr. Holding left Thursday for Portland, Oregon where he met his brother, Art Holding. The brothers then went to Phoenix, Ari" • zona where they- ; - w-ill*spend' the winter. "One life demonstrating the love of God is better than a thousand preachments". The bride was given in marriage by her father. Mrs. Bernie Weydert was matron of honor and bridesmaids were Mrs. Jerry Jones, Mrs. Gene, Block and Carolyn Engle- barts. Michelle Jones and Christopher Block were flow-: Fenton Jean Bellinger »eeeeeee< 'Ronee Douglas and Collyn Bridges, Mason City, were Sunday dinner guests at Clifford Douglas's. Seventeen from the Fenlton RONALD NICHOLS 13 YEAR OLD SON OF MR. AND MRS. EUGENE NICHOLS OF ALGONA WINNER OF THE KLGA HOT STOVE LEAGUE TROPHY FOR HIS PREDICTIONS IN THIS YEAR'S PENNANT RACES BIG BEAR'S 4th Annual Fall Specials Special Introductory Savings! ...-. - SALE "Harvest Supreme" PERMANENT TYPE ANTI-FREEZE HARVEST SUPREME Anti-Freeze is an Ethyltne Glyeol Base Permanent Type, Which Will Net Bell Away, And Prevents Cerrosion. \ flit comfort pad for your mettrtif filled with CtUmtit Fertrel* polyttttr fiberfill New! AM-in-one mtttreff ptd «nd «eycr by Old* Kentucky it plump, fluffy and retilientl Snowy white fnd nen allergeni*, it will w*fh in your m«- $hine, dry in the dryer. Protects ycur mattresc, yivtf •dd«d fJeeping comfort. LIMITED TIME SAVINGS! 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