Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on January 13, 1966 · Page 15
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 15

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 13, 1966
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10 * 20 - 30 Veors A weekly feature of by-gone days By Erma Lea Deim January 12, 1956 Th« Ground Observer Tower on top of Algona's fire station was to be open to the public in observance of GOC Week proclaimed by Mayor Shierk. Free shrubs for wildlife planting were available from. the soil conservation office at ho charge. Orders had to total 600 plants. Pishing in the East Fork of the Des Moines river in Kossuth and Emmet counties had been authorized. Spears and pitchforks were being used when the oxygen content of the water neared the danger level for fish. The Ledyard Music Boosters had voted to purchase three step risers for the music groups of the Ledyard school. There were 25 Methodist Youth in the group who went to Ft. Dodge to conduct a Vesper Service at Friendship Haven. Dr. Olson Bra ley, former Wesleyan who was head of the Opthalmology dept. at Iowa City, had been made chairman of a national institute of health. Virgil Shackelford was presented the American Legion "Outstanding Heroism" award for his bravery in saving the life of Heinie Fisher in a truck wreck near Hannibal, Mo. February was named Pork Month for Kossuth county with all meat retailers selling at cost one item a week. JANUARY 17, 1946 The Algona Prisoner of War Camp had been declared surplus property and was for sale. Also on sale were to be $4,000 worth of equipment from the quartermaster's department:. The volume of mail had increased to the point where Postmaster Sullivan had instructed residents to put the street addresses on all mail within the city to speed up handling. One new mailman, William Bestenlehner, had been hired as a "sub". Kossuth county was to participate in the annual spelling bee at the State House in Des Observe 25th MR. AND MRS. Clarence Diers, of Bancroft, will have their 25th wedding Sunday, Jan. 16, with open house from 2 till 5 [>.m. in St. John's hall. No invitations are being sent. Friends and relatives are invited. Hosts are their seven children, Beverly (Mrs. Clifford Curtis), Ottosen; Donald, in the service in Germany; Duane, Marie, Gerald, Patty, and Bonnie at home. Moines in April with 80 counties to be represented. The board of supervisors hac raised the bounty on fox from $1 to $2.50. Bounty had been paid on 266 pelts in 1944, but in 1945 it was paid on 433. Jobless veterans could draxv $20 a week through the U.S employment service. All veterans were eligible for mustering out pay but had to make application with the veteran's office in Algona. An explosion at Brown's Dairy 'had put the boiler out of order. To continue operations a big -steam engine huffed and puffed into position near the building to deliver steam for the Swea City's new VFW Post had a membership of 119. To fix up new quarters they built a new kitchen and equipment and installed new lights. In the eight war bond drives the county was credited with more than $16,000,000. Eugene Murtagh was Chairman. County Bond vere scheduled to take tests Of Certificates to teach grades 1 through 8. Exams were also ;iven to students from country schools who wished to enter ligh school. There were 350,000 bushels of corn under seal in the county, for a total value of $157,500. A new Fenton branch bank was being planned and 102 sign- rs to a petition for a new bank were secured. The bank at Armstrong had been asked to establish a branch there. Work on two more dams in the Des Moines river had started. One was two miles east of Burt and. the other 5 M> miles south of Algona. A sewing pro iect had been started. Federal funds to the county for these was $7,150. Sectional is dated for girls at Sentral Fenton — The Iowa Girls high school Athletic Union will hold one of its 1966 sectional tournaments in Rolfe, Ayrshire, and Sentral on February 12, 14, 15, and 17. Sentral will be a host school on the last three nights. The teams included in this tournament are Armstrong, Ayrshire, Cylinder, Havelock- Plover, Laurens, Mallard, Ringsted, Rolfe, Sentral, and West Bend. Pairings for the tournament will be announced later. Four State Line Conference basketball tournament games will also be played at Sentral. They will be the semi-finals of the girls on January 20, and the semi-finals of the boys on January 21. Oklahoma bride given shewer by Senecans Seneca — Mrs. Jerry England, Tulsa, Okla., was given a miscellaneous shower Friday at the Seneca Lutheran church. Corsages were presented to the honoree, her mother-in-law. Mrs. Lyle England!, siste^-in* law, Mary England Schmidt, Algona, and the groom's aunt, Mrs. Cheever. Armstrong. Mrs. Ted Jensen announced the program prepared by Mrs. 1 C. O. Baliey, who was unable to be present because of the death of her brother, Webber Yager, Fenton. The groom's mother's maiden name was Paris, the groom's name, England, and his bride's OFFICERS INSTALLED New officers were installed JANUARY 10, 1936 I during services Sunday at St. ' T iil^-rtc'' T n.^Vi r»r»n irt nVlitvft-V^ o4" U*li*» The Kossuth corn-hog office had been closed; all correspondence and other duties of the office were taken over by the Farm Bureau office. The AAA had been declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court. There was a delay in the sending $400,000 in checks to 2,600 contract signers. Barry's Recreation Parlors had one table with the new purple colored cloth instead of the traditional green usually as sociated with billiards. The parlors in the east had adopted the new color as being easier on the eyes than the green. All of the tables at Barry's were to have the new color. Twenty-five members of the normal training classes at AHS Lukes' Lutheran church at Fairville. They included Gerhard Hantelman as elder, Arnold Hantelman as trustee, Howard Bruhn on auditing committee, and William Bruhn on finance committee. The Larry Gades had a 500 party Sunday evening. High went to the William Bruhns and low to the Jerry Reimers. Mrs Norman Bellinger won travel. The Carl Sewarts, Minneapolis, and Richard Stuckis, Spencer, were recent. .guests of the Wilfred Stoebers. In an atmosphere of hydrogen or helium the human voice sounds highpitched and squeaky. This is due to the lightness of the gas. name was Holland before he changed it to England. Jill Jensen gave the Parisian setting with a solo, accompanied by Mrs. Clarence Osborn. Mrs. Ted Jensen, dressed in a Dutch costume and wooden hoes gave a dance, acconipan- ed by Mrs. Clarence Osborn, and a Holland reading entitled 'Sauerkraut". The final setting was in England with Kathy Merill singing to her escort, Beccy Jensen, as they sipped tea. The closing number was Bless This House. Helping open gifts were his iister, Mary, and a cousin, Mrs. Harlan Kinander of Armstrong. The groom's aunt Mrs. Cheever, Armstrong, poured coffee. Hostesses included Mrs. C. 0. Bailey, Mrs. Cecil Baldwin, Mrs. Charles Beaver, Mrs. Ray Ber»um, Mrs. Lewis Breese, Mrs. Earl Crouch, Mrs. Roy Klien, Mrs. Ted Jensen, Mrs. Dick Jentz, Mrs. Jerry Jentz, Mrs. Fred Johannesen, Mrs. Ray Gardner, Mrs. Henry Looft, Mrs. Frank Meyer, Roy Mueller, Mrs. Olaf Oftedahl, Mrs. Clarence Osborn, Mrs. Alfred Petersen and Mrs. John Ruger. The Jerry Englands were married Nov. 11 at Tulsa, Okla. shortly before he was sent overseas to Germany. He will return to Germany in the near future. His wife is a nurse and will remain in Tulsa. kowski had the lesson. A party fof Douglas' Gofacz- kowski New Year's day was for his llth birthday.at his parents, the Walter Goraczkowskis. Guests were his grandmothers, Mrs. Otto Larsen, and Mrs. Victoria Goraczkowski, Armstrong, the Oryille Thoresohs, Caryl and Julie Larsen, and Sylvester Goraczkowski. ; The Harvey Larsens went to Minneapolis New Years to take Carmen to meet a friend to go to Manitowoc, Wis., where Carmen teaches Junior high school .English. Loren Hans and Kimberly, Fairmont, were guests at Walter Hans's for the Christmas program at E and R church at Ledyard. They were cofifee guests at E. G. Jorgensen's. The Walter Hanses were Christmas guests at E. G. Jorgensen's, Ledyard. Christmas weekend guests at Maynard Hurlburt's were the Lee Hurlburts, Fonda, Dave Fit- zes, Sioux Falls, John L. Blacks, Fort Dodge, and "Mick" Hurl- hurt, Brookings, S.D. Mick spent a week with his parents. Titonka Mrs. Mary Sehroeder Titonka Federated Club met Thursday night at the library. Hostesses were Shirley Boyken and Shirley Iverson. The lesson on arts and crafts was by Mrs, Carl Callies and Mrs. Stan Harris. Mrs. Richard Cosgrove gave a short lesson on camping. The Gene Petersons, Fort Dodge, former residents of Titonka, have a son, Gregory eran hospital, 0 Ibs. 13 cw. Ma* tertial grandparents aw the George Smiths, Harcouft, and paternal grandparents, the Ernest Petersons, Titonka. The Titonka Methodist W.S. C.S. held a 25th anniversary observance Jan. 12th. Mrs. John Isebrand had charge of worship. Mrs. Mary Budiong had the lesson. Mrs. Ray Hansen was hospitality hostess. Other hostesses are Mrs. Leo Hicht£r, Mrs. Arthur Peterson, Mrs.Lor en Burnett and Mrs. Morris Gi' vens. •'..-. Mrs Art Rode is a medical patient at the hospital in Britt. AidoNA (j«w«r ADVANCE-*? THUUJDAY, JAN. U at R Leonard Wodd, spent the holidays with his | ents, the Elmer (Jerdises. Win. Ricklefs is home after being hospitalized at Ann's in Algotia fof months. Women's Circles of Reformed church meet week with Esther C. n Tuesday, Dorcas C. Wednesd and Ruth C. Thursday. World's largest flower it North Borneo. It grows .to tfc -r ti Lee, born Dec. 30 at the Luth- Pvt. Roger Gerdis, stationed (size of a washtub. The Otto Kellys nard Jensens were and May- Christmas Eve guests at John Kelly's and attended the program at the Armstrong Presbyterian church. The Rev. and Mrs. Gasser were other guests. Danny Peterson was home for Christmas from Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. He will finish basic training Jan, 14. He is taking officers cadet training. The Danny Petersons and Treya Peterson, Omaha, were Christmas guests at Hans PC terson's. The Roy Kliens have been visited by their daughter, Mrs Ronnie (Sharon) Friermuth, ant children, Boulder, Colo. They returned home Monday. Mrs. Wayne Ohnemus anc Mrs. Henry Looft attended an extension lesson on convenience foods Friday at the Extension meeting room at Algona. FUEL OIL Compare our prices — you get the FINEST QUALITY fuel oils for less money at Viking Give us a call for your next fill! Viking Oil Co. CLOSING OUT Swea Eagle Mrs. Kenneth Broken 5 Eagle Homemakers met January 11 at Mrs. Warren Brone's, with Mrs. Wendell Ditsworth assisting. Mrs. Ormal Guinn and Mrs. Walter Goracz- FARM SALE As this farm has been sold, I will have a public auction at the farm located 5 miles south of Algona on highway 169, then 3</2 miles west; or 5 miles south of Hobarton Elevator and Vz mile west, on THURSDAY, JAN, 20 • 12:30 SHARP til Loafer. THE CHEVROLET WAY It's our Turbo-Jet 396: the V8 strong enough to run your Chevrolet and its automatic transmission, power steering, air conditioning, power windows, AM/FM Multiplex Stereo radio. And more. Without even breathing hard. Reason is, a Turbo-Jet V8 breathes deeper. Breathes freer. Delivers more usable power whenever you need it—like for safer passing. Works more efficiently. Where the smaller engine hurries, a Turbo-Jet V8 just loafs along. You try it, at your Chevrolet dealer's. And nowhere else. ' We offer two Turbo-jet 396 V8s for '66. You can order 325 hp in any Chevrolet; 325 or 360 hp in a Chevelle SS 396. There's also a 427-cu,-in. Turbo-Jet (up to 425 hp) available in Chevrolets and Corvettes. Caprice Custom Cvwpe ""*' Corvette Sting Ray Coupe '""^ Chevelle SS 396 Sport Coupe All kinds of cars, all in one place... »t your Chevrolet dealer's Chevrolet • Chevelle • Chevfn • Corvaif • Corvette KOSSUTH MOTOR CO. 14 0114 TRACTORS 1950 M Tractor, has power steering and fire craters in A-l condition 1955 300 International Tractor, A-l condition F-20 Tractor with H & M pump TRACTOR & PICKER F-20 Tractor with 2M picker, mounted and ready to go PLOWS ft CULTIVATORS John Deere No. 55 ABH 3-14 in. plow with trip lift International 2-14 in. plow 448 International 4-row Cultivator with rubber press wheels PLANTER ft MANURE LOADER 490 John Deere Planter with fertilizer attachments Stanhoist loader with manure and snow buckets COMBINE Allis-Cbalmers 66 PTO Combine with pickup attachment, A-l condition WAGONS & TRAILERS David Bradley running gear with flare box 6 Wagons with flare boxes Wooden wheel Wagon with flare box 7x13 Implement Trailer OTHER EQUIPMENT DRAGS & DISCS Comfort Sprayer International Endgate Seeder 8 ft. International Binder 2-section Drag John Deere model E Manure Spreader Hay Rack with steel running gear 6 ft. International horse drawn mower 8 ft. Springtooth International Side Delivery Rake 3 — pairs Wheel Weights Tractor Chains 300 aallon Gas Barrel and stand, complete 2 — John Deere Elevators Speed Jack Tractor Radio, 1 year old Air compressor and Miscellaneous Items FEEDING & CHICKEN EQUIPMENT 14ft. Walk-in Hog Feeder 1 — 70 gallon Hog Waterer 1 — 80 qallon Hog Waterer 2 — 15-hole Chicken Nests 4 — 10-hole Chicken Nests Pride Of Farm Hog Feeder Gas Brooder Used Lumber Waterers and Chicken Feeders and equipment of all kinds. BUILDINGS 2 — 2-stall Hog Houses Small Brooder House Feed House, other Small Buildings HAY ft STRAW 2 — 12 ft. Culver Springtooth Drags Minneapolis 13-4 Tandem Disc with 18" blades, used 2 seasons 5-section International Drag 2 — 15 ft. John Deere Discs TRUCK 400 bales of Straw, some Hay FURNITURE 1951 Chevrolet 1-ton Truck, combination grain and stock rack, in A-l condition Coffee table; Blonde Step Table; 4 Beds, complete; 2 Dining Room Tables; Swivel Chair; 2 Rocking Chairs; Desk & Chair; Kitchen Chairs; Antique Chair; 15 x 15 Cloth Rug; 10 x 11 Cloth Rug; Other Items. TERMS — Cash or see your banker. No property removed until settled for. Not responsible for accidents. Wm. (Francis) Fitzgerald OWNER SW CORNER OF COURTHOUSf ALGONA, IOWA PHONE 295-3554 VIRGIL SPENCER, ALGONA, ERWIN MOSS, HUMBOLDT Auctioneers THE SECURITY STATE BANK, ALGONA Clerk

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