Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on December 14, 1967 · Page 19
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Nmgssistant RUTH PATTIRSON Ruth Patterson, Extension Assistant, has assumed duties in working with the. 4-H clubs and other youth in Kossuth, Galen DeValois, County Extension. Director announced this week. She started work in Kossuth last Monday after a month of training in Extension offices in Adair, Madison, Jones and Cedar Counties. The week of Nov. 27 - Dec. 1 was spent at the university at Ames attending a seminar in youth development for Ex- teniioiii staff members in the state^who 'work in 4-H and Youth: The final day was spent - in projecting the ideas acquired into 4-H. 'Ruth Patterson is a graduate of ISU with a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology. She is married to Russell Patterson, who farms in the Hurt area arid has four children; Clint, 18; Kathleen, 16; Cynthia, 14; and Sharon, 12., During the IS years that she and her husband Russell have lived in the Burt area she has been active in many community activities, many of which have been centered around a concern for young people. She is now looking forward toward a chance to- help them on a broader scale, through the 4-H program in Kossuth county in particular and whenever other opportunities present themselves. In addition to Galen DeVa- lois, County Extension Director, and Ruth Patterson, extension assistant, Kossuth has the services of Margaret Pratt, extension home economist who serves both Kossuth and Palo Alto counties. Adult classes to begin here January 15 ,' Plans for the Algona Community School adult education classes have been definitely established. It is anticipated that most ,of the classes .will begin Monday evening, Jan: 15. Exceptions are men's recreation which will start Th'ursday evening, Jan. 11, . and advanced typing, principles of electricity, and gun- smithing and shell reloading scheduled for Wednesday evenings beginning Jan,,17. Also, the driver '--education class will not begin until March 18. Classes, planned so far are beginning knitting, advanced knitting, beginning sewing, advanced sewing and alterations, cake decorating, upholstery, crocheting, speed reading and reading efficiency, beginning typing/advanced typing, fundamentals of bookkeeping, investments and marketable securities, sketching and oil painting, creative crafts, general metal shop, ceramics, woodworking and furniture refinishing, gun- smithing and shell reloading, beginning bridge, and intermediate bridge. > V Also, menV recreation, exercise and recreation for women, layman's law; decorating your home, Red Cross first aid, modern math for parents arid other adultsi machine mathematics, public speaking, the worldi today, beginning conversational Spanish, mass media communication, survey of world GAS CLOTHES DRYERS FROM Every woman deserves something special for mas. She works §11 year for it. And because clean, fast heat of gas appliances is one of ,„„ . 7 nicest gifts of all, Thermogas is offering special Christmas prices on gas ranges an* clothes dryers; This Christmas, treat the lady of your house to a Thermpgas range or a Norge gas clothes dryer. whether she uses your gin to prepare better meals, or tp put a new soft freshness into the family laundry — she'll thank you each day for remembering with glean, economical gas appliances. , .stop in SOQH, and let us shpw ypu the special Christmas prices we haye on all our gas ranges and gas pipthes dryers. Don't .you' agree thai she/s worth spmething special thjs year? gopj *WUi limit** quantities l«*t. religions, persons! and family survival, principles of electricity, medical self-help training, and driver education- Tuition cHafM for molt clasae* will be Me per session, payable In total at the lint Hat* meeting. Thai, a $6.00 charge would be made for a class with 16 sessions. No tuition refunds will be made after the second data meeting. Most classes art planned on a 10 session basis. There are some exceptions, however. Any necessary materials Would be in addition to the tuition charge. There will be no tuition charge for layman's law, Red Cross first aid, personal and family survival, and medical self-help training. These are presented as a community service. It will also be necessary to have a tuition charge of «30 per individual for the driver education instruction. A minimum enrollment of 10 will be necessary for most classes, Enrollment may be made in the above classes by call- (low*) , bi€, II, my ing fcigin Alien; high school principal, of Frank Brusie at 2064518 between 8.30 and 5:00, Monday through Friday, by writing Frank Brusie, AdUlt Education, Algona Community High School, or by making a personal visit at the office of the high school principal. When enrolling give your name, address, tele* photie number, and the class of your choice. Two award* drivers, have not had a driving accident during the year. were presented by Ueu- tenant Coldnel tue C. Trim- Clelus Muller and Richard Smith, drivers on the field crew* of the Kossuth ASC5S Office, were presented 4-year safe driving awards at a meeting held last week at the AS- CS office in Algona. The awards were presented by the manager, Curtis Haahr, for the National Safety Council. These awards are! made to those drivers who, in line of duty, other than occasional Serviceihen i»w >«VAVBBV*. _, AWV * ^&t itim.mm»m, > deputy cftmfrtirtdef of th« ,,. 56th TrantpoHatldn Battalioii. Tan Se* Nhvt, Viotnsm (AM* TNO — Specialist Five William D. Cruise (right), 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. John V, Cru* ise, RoUte 2, Wesley, Iowa, received congratulations and the Army Commendation Medal during ceremonies near Tan Son Nhut, Vietnam, Nov. 9. The award and congratula- ward for meritorknif ttrvic* while serving with the faaital- ion's Headquarters Detach- trtent. Algona Community School Adult Education Classes DATE MID HOOMi Most classes begin on Monday evening, January 15, 1968, unless otherwise specified. Exceptions are Men's Recreation scheduled on Thursday evening ,. January 11, and Advanced Typing, Gunsmlthing, and Basic Electricity scheduled on Wednesday evening, January 17< Public Speaking will have Its first meeting on Tueaday evening, January 16, with the following classes to be held on Monday evenings. Machine Mathematics will be arranged on an evening moat convenient. The classes will meet once a week for 10 consecutive weeks from 7:30 to 9:30 unless otherwise designated. The Driver Education class will not begin until March 18, 1968. TDITIOIfs Tuition charge Is 50c per session payable in total at the first meeting. The tuition charge for the Driver Education Instruction will be $30 per Individual, however. Any necessary supplies are to be purchased by the students In any particular class. Materials are in addition to the tuition charge. There will be no tuition charge for the Red Cross first Aid, Layman's Law, Medical Self -Help, or Personal and Family Survival. The Instruction in these classes is provided as a community service. There will be no tuition refund after the second class meeting. sutOISTBATIOIf: Registration may be completed by calling Elgin Allen, high school principal, or Frank Brusie at 2953518, between 8:30 and 5:00 Monday through Friday, or by writing to Frank Brusie, Adult Education, Algona Community High School, or by making a personal visit to the office of the High School Principal. It is desired to have registration made in each course prior to the first meeting of the class. Final registration date is January 8, 1968, at 5:00 p.m. :1/yhen registering, submit your name, address, telephone number, title of course, and a second choice course if you •..have. ' ' CLASS ORGANIZATION: Classes are planned primarily for people'not attending a high school; with little or no formal testing or examinations included. Classes are organized with flexibility and adjustment to meet any group desires. Minimum class enrollment is 10 members. It is desired to have an enrollment of 20 In the Driver Education class, however. If your class does not develop with sufficient enrollment, you will be notified by mail or telephone. You will be allowed to make another class selection if you so desire. CLASS MEETING PLACES: Most of the classes are to be held in the Algona High School buildings. Upholstery and Exercise and Recreation for Women will meet in the Bryant School. Ceramics is to meet at 508 S; Harriet. General Metal Shop, Woodworking and Furniture - Refinishing, and Gun- smithing Will meet in the Industrial Arts Building. INFORMATION: .Any questions of suggestions may be directed to Elgin Allen or Frank Brusie at Algona telephone 295-3518 or by writing to Frank Brusie, Adult Education, AlJB;onaCommuntty;High School. ,.. ; _ r , . -.',- W ;-' .'.I ?r ' f _". f[J£ .•!)!"* '!) • f ." t ^."-'• " * -' ' ' v "" < *'",•'. *• •; : dbl)RSES OFFERED Home and Family Living: •EGINNING SEWING: Instructor. Mrs. Janet Sewers : •• Enrollment maximum oi 15. Course will include , primarily simple garment construction, and style and fabric selection. Project activity to include basic sewing principles such as cutting out and marking a garment, altering a pattern, unit construction, collars and necklines, sleeves, fitting and attaching a bodice ,. and skirt, inserting a zipper, and various fastening methods. Pattern and fabric selection to be done with consultation with the instructor. ADVANCED UWING AND ALTERATIONS: Instructor, Mrs. Nellie Von Allen , Enrellment maximum of 20. The course will be a continuation of .Beginning Sewing. More detailed and .complex sewing techniques will be introduced. Clothing makeover and alteration principles will be presented. •EGINNING KNITTING: Instructor, Mrs. Garry McDonald Included are the basic fundamentals of knitting and pattern interpretation, Students should bring 4 ply yarn and two number 5 or 6 knitting needles, ADVANCED KNITTING: Instructor, Mrs. Richard Chipman For those familiar with basic knitting fundamentals. A continuation from the beginning knitting course. The development of more detailed and difficult knitting techniques will be offered. Included will be formal instruction plus assistanct with individual projects. Participants should bring a package of 5" x 7" index cards, pen or pencil, a skein of light colored,, wool, baby yarn, and a pair of size 2 knitting needles. • Participants may also bring any project on which they are currently working. CAKE DECORATING: Instructor. Mis, Russell Kauffman Itarellment limited to 20. A live session program. To cover the basic principles of cake decorating. Such possible techniques as making borders, scrolls, and -'.. flowers; use of coloring; and sugar work and gum paste may be included, Instruction possibly. centered around individual project work on birthday, wedding, anniversary, and other cakes. Any necessary individual supplies would be in addition to tuition charge. : Instructors, Mr. and Mrs, Art Obrecht Cl«w te be held I* the iryant School basement. Course to include the techniques and, fundamentals of upholstering and reupholsterjng over-stuffed chairs .and furniture.' Students must furnish their own supplies, Laboratory experience on your own furniture project included in the program. Work on large ; Pieces Pf furniture accepted only with consultation prior to the beginning of the course. DECORATING VOVR HQMC; Coordinator. Mrs. Lyls Ried, iltffffV AlfOM Mafnt TufsMMur flfRW Cooperating A ceurie in both the theory and the practices of in- teripi decorating. Topics to 'be included are art principles, using paint «n4 wallpaper, floor coverings, , drtpf rie§ and wind&w treatments, furniture .arrange- rnent, wise buyi in furniture, functional lighting, and improving storage space. CROCHETIMG: Instructor, Mu. QeU» ( t Wichten4ohl A course o>f instruction in the basic principles and techniques of crophejing. Fprmal instruction plus individual project work to be included. Participants should brinf § ball of white size 30 crochet cotton tft4 ,1 number )| steel crochet needle. Academic or Cultural Courses: FOiLIC SPEAKING: Instructor, John Viat First class to meet on Tuesday, January Nth. the rest ' of the classes scheduled on Monday evenings. A study of basic speech techniques such as voice, speech preparation, gesture, etc. Emphasis will be placed on gaining confidence and poise. Speech technique analysis will center around group discussion, after dinner speeches, speeches of introduction, participating : in group discussion, speeches to inform, and impromptu speeches. Exact course content to be deter- . mined by the Interests of the group. MODERN MATH FOR PARENTS AND OTHER ADULTS: Instructors, Moth Staff An informative course covering the development and the reasons of the "modern" mathematics approach. Some of the basic topics In the mathematical field ' will also be included. SPEED READING AND READING EFFICIENCY: Instructor, Miss Ella Zumach An opportunity to develop more skill in reading speed and the interpretation of written material. The course will include suggestions for Improving reading rate, an opportunity to evaluate Individual speed, and instruction and practice to become more efficient in reading for business and pleasure. LAYMAN'S LAW: Presented by the Kossuth County Bar Association No tuition charge for the course. Instruction will include many of the legal transactions encountered In our daily living. Such topics as automobile law, criminal law, social security, landlord-tenant relationships, partnerships and corporations, personal injury, and wills and estates may be presented. Other course content may be planned to meet particular group interests. INVESTMENTS AND MARKETABLE SECURITIES: Instructor. John Love A basic course covering the principles and policies of the investment business. The guides and rules of buying and selling stocks, bonds, and commodities. Also, a possible analysis of the principles of mutual funds. SKETCHING AND OIL PAINTING: Instructor. Jeanne Lighter Instruction will include a review of sketching and composition, introduction of oils, and the proper techniques of their use. Work with charcoal and pastels may also be presented. Instruction to be primarily related to individual projects and Interests. Int ir, .. tended, to enlarge greatiyc ideas as"we'll as skills, ' f- '-^ '," 3 *. A ' " * '* 3 j ;- -•> J "'»;)' f THE WORLD TODAY: Instructors. Richard Prsychodsin and Richard Schneider A group discuss'on of recent events designed fo place current events in their historical context and provide a better understanding of the contemporary world. Modern problems and events on the national and international scene will be stressed. News periodicals and daily newspapers will serve as resource materials. BEGINNING CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH: Instructors, Mr. and Mrs. Enrique Baian •-' Intended as a general course in Spanish. To develop a basic understanding and a working knowledge of the ' language. Also, an explanation of some of the customs of Spanish speaking countries. An analysis of situations encountered and the necessities of getting along when traveling in theso countries. The fundamentals and techniques of speaking will be emphasized. The language laboratory may also he used. Of benefit to people interested in travel in Latin American countries. MASS MEDIA COMMUNICATION: Instructor. Mrs. Mar. guerite Kalar : A study of the methods that provide the extension of self. Emphasis on the instantaneous communication of television, radio, newspapers, magazines, books, movies, and plays. An examination of Marshall McLuhan's theory that the communication medium is the message. MACHINE MATHEMATICS: Instructors, Math Stall Meeting time to be arranged. A five session program. Instruction designed to develop competency in the operation of the printing calculator. Most of the instruction time will be actually operating the calculator, and the remaining instruction will be' organi/.- ' ing machine procedure. SURVEY OF WORLD RELIGIONS; Presented by the Algona Ministerial Union ( A general overview and analysis of some religions found in the world today. Possible comparisons of primitive religions, Judaism, (Buddhism, . Confucianism, Hinduism, Islamism, Taoism, arid Shintoism may be evaluated as to their relationship to Christianity. Vocational Courses; GENERAL METAL SHOP! Instructor, Chuck Benson Course to include the various skills used in metal working. Techniques Involving simple metal work, sheet metal, wrought iron, metal lathe, forging, arc welding, acetylene welding, and milling machine may be offered. You need not be a professional to participate in the class. WOODWORKING AND FURNITURE REFINISHING: Instructor, Edgar Meyer Building and refinishing furniture and small wood articles. Use of power and hand tools will be demonstrated. A course for men or women Interested In wood craft work. PRINCIPLES OF ELECTRICITY: Instructor, Edgar Meyer To be oflered on Wednesday evenings. A beginning course in electricity. Theory of current flow, and basic factors such as volts, amperes, ohms, and watts explained. Electrical circuits in house wiring and other practical situations covered. Components such as resistance, capacitance, and inductance to be explained. Social Skills: EXERCISE AND RECREATION FOR WOMEN: Instructor, Mrs. Linda Hanson Classes to be held at the Bryant school gym. A class to provide an opportunity for physical activity and exercise. No special experience or talent required. Constructive exercises, Volley ball, basketball, and other athletic games may be included as the class so desires. Also, possibly some caloric control suggestions. Suitable apparel to be provided by participants. ADULT MEN'S RECREATION: Instructor, Keith Christie Class to meet on Thursday evening in the High School gym. First class to be held on Jan. 11, 1968. Activities available include calisthenics, volley ball, and basketball. An athletic program designed to improve physical fitness. Participants to furnish their own shoes, shorts, towels, etc. BEGINNING BRIDGE: Instructor, Mrs. John Snere Course includes the fundamentals of the game of bridge based on the Goren bidding method. Instruction is designed for the person who desires to learn to play bridge and the person who is just learning contract. BEGINNING TYPING; Instructor, Karen Johnson Instruction in the touch method of,typing for beginners. Includes developing speed and accuracy, and techniques helpful in personal and business typing. For those who have had no previous instruction Jn typewriting or would like to be considered as .begin! Tiers. ADVANCED TVPIN6; Instructor, Charles Ullom To be offered on Wednesday evenings. First class to be held on Jan. 17, 1968. A continuation of the development of skills achieved in beginning typing.. Includes developing greater speed and better accuracy, typing business letters, and duplicating .programs, menus, etc. on fluid process" and mimeographing machine. For those familiar with the touch method pf typing and desiring added speed and techniques, FUNDAMENTALS OF BOOKKEEPING: Instructor, Charles UU«M To cover the basic theory of bookkeeping. The application of this theory to the recording of genera) business transactions. Also, the preparing of financial reports such as profit and, loss statements, anee sheets. INTERMEDIATE BRIDGE: Instructor, Mrs. Matt Streit For the person who is familiar with the fundamentals ,',";'.'!... ,,<?r;)?rlc)gn. The Ooron, bidding method in ' Its entirety will be presented. '* ' ' " ' '•';* Miscellaneous Courses: CREATIVE CRAFTS: Instructor. Enrln Van Haaften An artistic approach to making various craft projects. Instruction to be provided in the areas of clay, yarns, burlaps, and other stitchcries. Clay projects may include a variety of hand -wheel -thrown combination and hand built pieces. Other projects might be wall hangings. • mats, rugs, and similar items. The course will include demonstrations and assistance in designing and constructing both traditional and contemporary projects. GUNSMITHING AND SHELL RELOADING: Instructor. Gormon Adams ' / Class will meet on Wednesday evenings. First class to he on Jan. 17, 19(>8. The course will provide instruction in gun and rifle maintenance, and shell reloading principles. Techniques to be presented are shot shell reloading, center-fire rifle reloading, restocking, checkering, altering of 'holts, broken cartridge removal, building muzzle loaders, stock repair and fiber glass l)odding, cold h'u'.ng. and some scope work. CERAMICS: Instructor, Mrs. Leonard Warner Class to be held in ceramics studio at SOB South Harriet. An introduction of skills and materials used in pottery and other earthenware projects. Understanding and skills will be developed by projects constructed by individuals in the class. PERSONAL AND FAMILY SURVIVAL: Instructor, Richard Schneider • * A six session program. No tuition charge. A civil defense course which is non-technical In content and is designed to show methods of survival which can be used during natural and man-made disasters, The services available through the national, state, county and local Civil Defense organizations will be reviewed. All materials needed for the course are furnished. RED CROSS FIRST AID; Instructor, Mrs, Robert Kollosch A live session program, No tuition charge for the instruction. Sponsored by the American Red Cross. Such emergency skills as controlling bleeding, treating for shock, protection of broken limbs, and "mouth -tp. mouth" resuscitation will .be presented. Beneficial for public employees, bus drivers, public safety officials, school employees, and the general public, ADULT DRIVERS' EDUCATION; Instructor, FrHi Nielsen C10SS to begin March 18, 1968. Instruction for adults who wish to learn the principles of driving and pper- ating an automobile. Course is similar tp that offered. to high school students. Twenty hours of classroom, instruction plus 6 hours behind-the-whee} for each participant. Tuition is 130.00 per individual, Minimum class enrollment of 20 members. MEDICAL SELF HELP TRAIN INQ: Presented by the Atata* Community School oad Kossuth County CirtJ Defe*s* Of , . A sMf ftssjoaj program. Up fu^on charge. alysis of emergency medical helps in c**e pf gencies, such items »s radioactive !*UQM| *™i ter, healthful living (Juring en^rgenejiss, ir tion of injured, artificial respiration, nui§in$ Um *M chiM care, an(} emergency be m

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