Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on February 3, 1966 · Page 4
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 4

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 3, 1966
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ADVANCE THURSDAY, FEB. 3, 1964 10 - 20 - 30 Years Ago A weekly feature of by-gone days By Erma Lea Deim FEBRUARY 2, 1956 Montgomery Ward A Co. wefe to open a new Catalog store in Algona February 10. The Fort Dodge Social SecuV- ity \ District office had announced a representative would be in Algona two days a month at the Post Office. Ralph Lindhorst was elected president _of _the ^Northwest Central _lowa -Peace -Officers Assn. at a meeting in, Ft. Dodge. , AHS debaters finished among the' top 12 teams in a 60-team upper midwest tournament at Gu|tavus Adolphus. > Pictured with coach, Richard Palmer, were Dave Phillips, Cheryl Van- derWaal, Barbara Bourne, Dick Vip^ond (varsity team); John Moxley, Larry Wicks, Karen Shirley, Nancy Kain, Larry , Kiieck, Connie Priebe, Marilyn Dreesman, Kathy Dermand and Sharon Powers. Robert Christensen, son of the", Roy Christensens of Algona,) had been initiated into the SUI chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. The Algona Presbyterian /church were making preparations for their churches 100th anniversary to be held in 1957. FEBRUARY 7, 1946 Mrs. Lewis Kent, a war bride frdrn Britain, was pictured with Lewis Kent III on their arrival in Algona for a reunion with her Veteran husband. She came on the first bride's ship in more than two centuries to bring British wives to American husbands. . . ? The A A P grocery was to close after" some 20 years in Algona. Harold Blinkman and Harold Wohl planned a supermarket. , •'•'•• Reuben Luedtke, Letts Creek, brought in, evidence':ofv32 -fox pelts to the Atfditot^ffice'^ collected $80 bounty. the Burt Presbyterian church had an old Bible exhibit. Prizes were given: Roscoe Mawdsley for the largest Bible; R. McWhorters for'the oldest; Mrs. H. A. Thompson • for ^the smallest and most used. Mrs. H. Larsen had the most, unusual (Danish); Donald Dremmel, the most unusual collection, among them several ; in foreign langu- -' ages. • • •.'•:,.; •' '"•< -' The Lone Rock "school board went to the Prisoner of War Camp and purchased 100 chairs, a davenport and chair for class plays, a mask, and knee-guards. The Masons and the Stars had a joint meeting in celebration of the completed mortgage payment of the Algona Temple. The, mortgage was burned with appropriate rites, r* '• ',' ; The housing shortage in Whittemore was getting worse inr stead of better with homes being bought and renters moved out.. JANUARY 31, 1936 The average temperature from January 18 to January 29 was; 17 degrees below zero. A plea had gone out to feed pheasants that were starving or freezing. Tywo North Enders were caught in booze raids by three detectives from the liquor control commission. On one place 11 gallons of alcohol was found and the owner was attempting to shovel snow over them when apprehended. In the other case, 20 half-pint bottles of alcohol were found and numerous flavoring extracts for the synthetic manufacture of gin, whiskey, and other liquors. Depot Agent Frank Krall had reported that three double-dec- ker carloads of sheep had to be trucked from the cars to the stockyards to be fed, watered and reloaded. Because of the storms they had been in the cars 24 hours without feed. A carload of coal arrived at Ledyard and many breathed a sigh of relief as several dealers were getting short. Whittemore residents were happy when coal reached them; Fullerton Lumber company kept two trucks an.4 a team with bobsled busy till late at night Saturday and Sunday making deliveries. L. A. Porter, Cresco Twp./ was released from Kossuth hospital but had to stay there two* days longer until the roads were open to his home. Steele-Espe wedding Catherine P. Steele, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Steele, of Willmar, Minn., and Brian A. Espe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Espe, were married Saturday, Jan. 29, at three o'clock at St. Paul's Lutheran church in Whittemore. Rev. Cleo Kautsch performed the double ring ceremony. The bride was attended by Nancy Flygare, St. Peter, Minn., maid of honor. Linda Parsons, Algona, was the bridesmaid. Craig Espe, Whittemore, brother of the groom, was the best man. Bradley Steele, Alta, brother of the bride, was the groomsman. Keith Seely, Whit temore, ushered. Mrs. Cleo Kautsch was soloist, accompanied by Rueben Butzke at the organ. A reception was held at Van's Cafe at five o'clock. Kendra Seely had the guest book. Jean Beck, St. James, Minn., served punch; Cynthia Peterson, Sherburn, Minn., cut the cake. Out of town guests were from Sherburn, St. James, Trimont, Minneapolis, Minn., and Algona. The bride is a secretary at Northwest Airlines, Inc. in Minneapolis and he is a student in Mason City at the Junior College. Photo by Poundstone. Bridal shower at Lakota for Lakota — An Open House Bridal Shower was held for Shirley Smith on Wednesday evening at the First Presbyterian church. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.' Vernon Smith and granddaughter of the Jerry Heetlands. The program began with der votions by Mrs. John Reiners. Patty Lewis, Mary Hanover and Honda Sleper sang "Round and Round." Mrs. V. A. Barrett gave a reading with group singing by all. Kathy Smith and Jean Runksmeier of Ledyard helped with gift opening. Kathy Heetland registered the guests and Mrs. DeVere Smith poured coffee. Hostesses were Genevive Hoeppner, Lucille Bierle, Edna Winter, Gertrude Gutknecht, Eleanor Winter, Jean Swalve, Mary Jane Brack, Ada Rippentrop, Elsie Kienitz, Helen Koppen and Anne Ennen. Former manager of Good Samaritan Home dies Funeral services for Herbert Lindquist were held yesterday (Wednesday) at 1:30 p.m. in the Trinity Lutheran church in Mason City. Burial will be in Mason City. Mr. Lindquist came to Algona in 1958 to manage the Good Samaritan Home. He was transferred in 1961 to Davenport, and then to Osceola, Nebr. when his health was failing. He died at Mercy Hospital City. Surviving are his wife and three daughters: Susan, Polly, and Sally. To show electronic oven at Lakota Lakota — The demonstration of an Electronic Oven will be the big event at the Lakota Consolidated School. It is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 2:40 p.m. All Home Economic girls and their mothers are invited to attend this interesting and informative display. This prograna comes to the school through Interstate Power Company and will also visit other schools. Comparison may be made by the guests as to your present oven and the electronic device. Lakotans listen to Blue Earth radio Lakota -^- ; The results of the poll taken recently to indicate which radio' station they most listen to, showed that a substantial majority ;.;of the Lakota patrons who responded, preferred hearing newts' over the Blue Earth radio station. Any news connected with the school, considered news worthy, will be broadcasted during the morning hours. ON DEAN'S LIST Grinnell, la. — Timothy Dai ley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Dailey of Algona, la., has been named to the Dean's List at Grinnell College, for outstanding academic achievement during the first semester. the A. J. EUeheid* and Pvt. Merlin Eischeid were at Halbuf Jan. 23 for the golden wedding of the Peter J. Eischeids. The men are brothers and the women are sisters. ;• The Herbert Knechts, Charles City, visited the A. J. Eischeids Thursday. Dale Doughan is a new employee at the Gamble Store here. The family moved from Wesley to a home east of ; Algona on the blacktop. : ;|iif ' Sherri and Henry Seller III returned to their home at Charles City after 10 days wttnitheir grandparents, the Julius Sellers, St. Benedict. Their sister Vicki, who has been seriously ill, is recuperating but still in the hospital. They are the children of the Hank Sellers. Hank is hog buyer for Jacob E. Decker and Sons at Charles City. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jaquetf and daughter Michelle, arrived Monday from Groton, Conn., where they have been living. They are at the home of her parents, the Erman Hansens, until they can find housing. Mrs. Jaques, is the former Mary Ann Hansen. Judy Knoll and .her friend, Mary Ellen Neiman, York, Neb., returned to the College of St. Mary in Omaha after the semester break Tuesday to Sunday with the Larry Knolls. Trudy Bartholomew was home for semester break at Cornell College from Wednesday until Saturday. Tom Anderson, son of the E. E. Andersons, after attending Fort Dodge Community Jr. College two years, has transferred to Northwest Missouri State college at Marysville, Mo., where he will major in art. Lee Burns, son of Mrs. Ross Burns, received his B. S. degree at North Western last month. He is teaching biology and physical education in the Akron school system. Michael Graham left this week for Tucson, Ariz., where he has transferred to the University of Arizona. He will live with his grandparents. Since graduation from AHS he has attended Cornell at Mount Vernon. Farm Feb. 3 — George J. Grein Estate sale on farm located seven miles east, three south and % miles east of junction of 18 and 169 north of Algona. Sale^includes John Deere machinery* 60 dairy cattle, Ayrshire and Holstein, hogs and dairy equipment. Leek & Quinn, auctioneers;' Iowa State Bank, Algona, clerk. Full sale details last week. Feb. 3 — Clifford Peterson farm sale, at -farm located one mile south of Amboy, Minn, on Several Used Cub Cadets in stock! CLEAR SNOW FAST! Now on display .,, the New INTERNATIONAL CUi 1 CADET with 96-inch Rotary Snow Thrower Vou'll clear walks and drives in minutes instead of hours when you use an easy driving International Cub Cadet. New rotary snow thrower cuts 36 inches wide through deep snow, casts snow to either side as far as 20 feet. Start, stop, raise, lower, or change angle of discharge spout, on-the-go, from tractor seat. Highest quality construction—auger and rotor run on ball and roller bearings. Low-cost, 42-inch snow blade also available. Don't dread snow shoveling this winter .,. cojie in and fee the Cue Cad*fJ Algona Implement Commercial Street ALGONA Engaged MR. AND MRS. John Kissner, Algona, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of'their daughter, Shirley Ann, to Dean L. Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Anderson, Sisseton, So. Dak. An April 30 wedding is planned .at St. : Cecelia's Catholic church. 'He is 'employed with Carter-Day Manufacturing Co. of Minneapolis. The couple plan to live in Minneapolis. highway 169. Sale includes four tractors, complete line of machinery. Herman 'Wedel & Wayne Wagner, auctioneers; Security National Bank, Amboy, clerk. Full sale details last week. Feb. 7 — Leighton Hugoson auction, at farm located 6 miles west of Blue Earth, then 5M> south on blacktop and 1% west. Sale includes 54 head of milk cows. Wagner, Wedel & Clark, auctioneers; Martin County National Bank, Fairmont, Minn., clerk. Sale details in today's Advance. • • • '' ••?.? ' • Feb. > — Koreen Askeland land auction, at farm located one mile south of Rake. Sale includes 40 gilts, full line of ma- chinery ; Roy B. Johnson and Don Babbitt, auctioneers; Farmers Trust & Savings Bank, Buffalo Center, clerk. Full sale details in Advance Thursday. Feb. 16 — Ernest Rhoda and Ted Ziegler farm auction, at farm located i mile north, 3 miles east, 1 mile north of Elmore Nursery. Sale inclu des 170 head of livestojk and machinery. Quinn & Clark, auctioneers; First National Bank, Elmore, clerk. Full sale details in Advance soon. Two weekend by local police Two car accidents were investigated by local police over the weekend. In a collision of two passenger cars Saturday morning, James J. McMahon a passenger, received a cut on his head. The cars were driven by Lavonne M. Saiter, 19, who was driving north on Jones street, and Donald R. Riedinger, 17, who was driving south on Jones. / Miss Saiter made a left turn onto Call street and was partly blinded by the exhaust vapor from an auto ahead of the one driven by Riedinger. Mr. McMahon was taken to a local doctor for treatment. Damages were estimated at $200 to the front end of the Saiter auto and about $250 to the car driven by Riedinger and owned by Harold J. Peters. Miss Saiter was charged with making an improper left turn. SUNDAY morning two cars collided and 'one of them crashed into a parked car owned by L. W. Nitchals. Norma Jean Johnson was driving her automobile east on Lucas street with nine passengers in it when they collided with a car driven by James R. Peterson, Jr., 17, at the intersection of Lucas street. The Johnson vehicle slid into the parked auto which had estimated damage of $75. The same amount of damage was estimated to , the Peterson car and about $150 to the left front fender and door of Johnson's. Norma Johnson was charged with failure to yield the right of way. 'm m .Vm m mV.Wm m . m mV.W*JUjWV on conservation is announced "Y/ater Conservation — Vital to All" is the topic for the fifth annual Kossuth County Soil Conservation Speech Contest, according td Julius Baas, chairman of the commissioners. Entry is open to junior and senior high school students living in Kossuth county from grades 7 through 12. Contest information is available at the Kossuth Soil Conservation District office in the USDA Center Building in Algona. , The local conservation prizes are: $15 for first place, $10 for second place, and $5 for third place. Suitable recognition is given for Regional and State winners. Stan Tjaden, Lakota, was the winner of the 1965 district contest. He represented Kossuth in the .regional contest. Lakoto QoMMMltf olik M«lt F«b. 7 Lakdti— The Lakota Community Club ,wlll rrteet Feb. 7 instead of the originally scheduled February 21, due to a conflict with the boys sectional basketball tournament which will be played at the Lakota School on the latter date. All members and non-members who are interested in seeing a, new cafe established in the Murray drugstore building are urged to attend this meeting. ,/'.V v; ; :,'';, Mfi Ted' Gatoel, who has shown an;' interest in establishing such a <Sal'e, will be present to meet the public and to answer any questions they might have. ; Need Printing? Call the AOVANCEI News In Depth Reporter Joe Riley WITH BACKGROUND OF THE BIG STORIES EVERY SUNDAY at |8 A.M.-10 A.M.-12 NOON -4:45 P.M.I ON KLGA Radio ANNOUNCING THE GREATEST TEST-DRIVE OF ALL, THE SPECTACULAR... Olds "Toronado!" SEE WHAT FRONT WHEEL DRIVE CAN DO FOR YOU PLUS INNOVATIONS YEARS AHEAD OF TIME ! Of the 35 models in the new 1966 Olds line, the TORONADO, more than any other symbolizes the car that has everything. Radar-like readability from front^wheel drive provides exceptional stability, It has spacious six.passenger interior, and flat floors Plus 425 cu, in., 385 h.p. 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