Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on February 21, 1966 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Monday, February 21, 1966
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Interest high inmany Algona Night School classes State Historical Iowa Oity, IOWA THE MEMBERS of the "Beginning Knitting" class are all involved in knitting sweaters. On the left is Mrs. John Wai- dron and beside her is Mrs. Harry Hargreaves who is learning the cable stitch from the instructor, Mrs. Garry McDonald, Fifteen women are enrolled in this class OTHER MEMBERS of the beginning knitting class from left to right are Mrs. Ed Reding, Mrs. Kenneth Teeter, • Mrs. Bill Lampright, and Mrs. James Arend. These ladies are working on sweaters also. Photo by Mike Stillman TWENTY PERSONS are enrolled in "Beginning Bridge" in the Adult Education Classes which began January 10. Pictured at the table are Helen Anderson on the left, Marie Penton, and Frances Grantham. Instructor, Anita Snere, is aiding Mrs. Penton in her course of action. Photo by Mike Stillman. MISS WISMAN, center, is instructing some of the wom en in the "Beginning Sewing" class. From left to'right are Mar jorie Person, Burt, Audrey Weber, LuVerne, W"*"&* Joe Ella Miller, Lone Rock. . Photo by Mike Stillman CoffoQ Break . . . The number of people with Erroll Flynn, & then with killed in Iowa yearly by falling I Ronald Reagan, & again with roof-icicles is almost exactly Tony Curtis. They all treated her the same as the total killed in the Congo by falling coconuts. ... In the 3rd grade at Crocker School I was in love with only 3 of the cutest girls, A only one got a 1966 Valentine. I'm toughening. ... I'm baffled by the weather-prophet's sorry A verbose attempts to blame Iowa's weather on Idaho. We're man enough to face it. * # * One of DM's social tigresses has issued an ultimatum to her family: No more baths when the temperature is below zero "A shower bath could kill you if you venture outdoors while still moist & warm," she says Yes, but how's a man gonna be dainty without a bath? * >:< * Among the best winter read ing (did I remember to tel you?) are the modern essayist! A critics, like Edmund Wilson John Mason .Brown, Malcolm Cowley, Clifton Fadiman an I. M. Stone. Often they tell you more in less than 30 pages than a nove list in over 300, & more enter tainingly. Give 'em a whirl. ike a cutie, & I merely stood on me foot & then the other. All I have to show is a picture <r two with starlets bussing me * * * A beauteous DM matron is flying over to Sweden to spenc a week with her husband, hard at work there. That's better han letting those beauteous Swedish girls annoy him. Thou ]h he too happens to be a man lot easily stampeded. They might take the weekly excursion cruise to Leningrad she's studying a lingo or two 'By far the largest paid circulation of any county paper." Alqona KoiOith County """"™""""""""™* '9 '• ' • Entered as second class matter, Dec. 1, 1908, at Algona, Iowa, 505)1 postoffice under Act of Conaress March 8. 1879 VOL. 66—NO. 15 MONDAY, FEB. 21, 1966 — ALGONA; IOWA,— 12 PAGES IN 2 SECTIONS All 4 Algona matmen gain district finals "— sportsmen uinh 6 arms?" One or two DM sportsmen (and probably more) are winning renown as girl-pinchers, like the pagan Romans. "They seem to have six hands," complains a young ma tron after a big party, "and li mitless gall." This matron was not only in suited by this gesture, . but worse: the pinches hurt. (Kick him with your sharp toe, lady! * * MOST EXPENSIVE?" The costliest furniture For a family today Is a government bureau — Taxpayers say. —OLIVE REID Algona *Som,e argue that your tax do] lar buys your biggest bargains HI * * Gosh, our overgrown village is mighty hospitable: When personable bachelor exec o Massey-Ferguson moved into a apartment, 3 different matrons in the building came to his rescue with food, brooms A information. He might have been overwhelmed if he hadn't happened to be a man hard to stampede. I've been studying the free- throw records in high school & college basketball games, I'm shocked at how many shots the boys miss. The girls seem to do better from the IS^foot line. Surely the coaches realize it's the one-handed or 2-handed high push shot that's to blame; & games are won or lost at the free-throw line. * * * Since news got around that some of the Braniff air stewar desses wear $350 costumes Iowa wives have been giving the girl* the eye as earnestly if their husbands do. My favorite air stewardess, though, is the Swe dish one who declined to eolo her finger-nails, though it wa in airline regulation. *• * * I have displayed prominentl in our house pictures of my BV at. Hollywood, engrossed fw'SJ "— Stork gets a refusal" If those mid-winter storks fly too low, they're apt to have a little bundle declined/or handed back to them. . . At least, that's what our artist is trying to intimate up above. Art is stranger than fiction; actually most of the young matrons seem o want 5 or 6 children. And ow did the stork get involved? •:,t * * SPRING PICNIC, 1966 A wiener roasting .nderncath a bough ome pumpernickel vater cress and thou IT perhaps a wilder spirit night insist we roll a pair of dice or thou —Jodie Paullina :|: « * . . . That great DM hunter. Jay Tone 11, has installed a teated birdbath during the zero nterlude. ... My last poll of the neigh- aorhood kids indicates they are tied about year around school. [Tied in favor, you might say.) . . , Is there any solution? Not likely; but seek it lovingly. All four Algona high school wrestlers moved into the district finals with a pair of wins Friday afternoon and evening in the Urbandale district tournament. Even if they lost in the finals Saturday night, they could gain a state berth by winning in the consolations later that evening. The four with an excellent chance to move into the state neet are 112-pound Larry Munger, 127-pound Tom Samp, 154- )ound Dave Martin and heavy weight Tom Fitzpatrick. The Bulldogs advanced four into the finals while Britt moved six men,in.. _, - •.;:-..••:,-.. Results Friday: 122 — Munger decisioned Steve Sams, Gladbrook, 4-3, in the first round and Ken Robinson, Saydel, 5-1, in the semifi- nals. He met Mike Matern, Britt, who has beaten him several times this year, in the finals. 127 — Samp decisioned Way ne Garcia, Saydel, 6-4 in the first round and came back to blank Dennis Juel, West Mar shal, 4-0, Friday night. He wres tied Larry McClanathon, Grun dy Center, in the finals. 154 — Martin got by Malcolm Miller, Conrad, 5-1 and Wade Jamie, Clarke, 9-1, with ease in the first two rounds and me Lee Johnson of Britt in the fi nals. Hwt. — Tom. Fitzpatrick blan ked Dciri Augustine, Gfuri'dy Center, 4-0 and then scored Algona's only fall with a 52-second pin of Mike Carey of Urbandale. He met Carl Tiffany of Colfax in the finals. reading class BREAKS ARM Fred Lane, son of Mrs. Ralph Carlson, who lives east of Burt, fell Tuesday noon while playing in the school slide. He was taken to St. Ann hospital here. He has a fractured arm. Services held at Corwith for Alma Heise Funeral services for Alma L. Heise, 72, a lifelong resident of Corwith were held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Lutheran church with Rev. Planz, Titonka, officiating. Pallbearers were Elmer Krauss, George Krauss, Charles Claude, Lester Krauss, Paul Kirohgotter, and James Gourley. Burial was in the Corwith cemetery with Blake's in char ge- Miss Heise was born June 7 1893 in Corwith, the daughter of August and Minnie Heise She died Feb. 16 at the Belmond hospital after a heart attack. Only survivors are a niece and nephew: Mrs. Gertrude 'hornbury and Arnold Heise, lorwith. Her parents and a bro- her are deceased. Strike benefits by Burt man charged, sold ntisbranded drugs Dr. Bahne K. Bahnson, 60, Burt osteopath, has been charged with 16 counts of illegally lispensing misbranded drugs. le was released under $1,500 bond Thursday at Fort Dodge after appearing . before U.S. Commissioner Francis Tierney. Dr. Bahnson was indicted by a federal grand jury at Cedar Rapids on Friday, Feb. 11. He will appear in Federal Court at an unspecified future date. U.S. Attorney Donald O'Brien said Friday that Dr. Bahnson is accused of illegally selling 500,000 pills of amphetamine sulfate (pep pills) and seeobar- bital sodium (goof balls). The pills are valued at $15,000 in regular channels. The indictment against Dr. Bahnson charges that on one occasion, he offered to sell 325,000 pills to a federal agent for $8,000. union paid Benefits were being paid at the Weidenhoff striker's headquarters on Friday. Only those eligible were to call for money. Strikers with six months membership in Local 1045 of the International Ass'n. of Machinists and Aerospace Workers were considered qualified for payment. Unofficially, it was reported that in order to qualify the striker must also serve on the picket line. Payment was said to be $25 a week. BEAN SUPPER TUESDAY A bean supper will be served at the V. F. W. hall Tuesday evening. It is sponsored by the Kossuth County Historical Society. The public is invited. HAROLD PETER is being instructed on how to follow the Controlled Reader used in the Speed Reading class by instructor, Ella Zumach. The device is used for developing concentration and speed in reading. The story is projected on a screen and the student reads from it at so many words per minute depending on the dial setting. There are 10 enrolled in the class^ Photo by Mike Stillman. To elect 8th grade 4H King and Queen Sat. 184 in Farmers Night School The annual Kossuth County 4-H Fun Night for 8th grade 4-H'ers and below will be held Saturday, Feb. 26, stalling at 7 p.m. in the Burt high school. Fun night, planned and operated by the 4-H county officers and a group of older 4-H'ers, includes movies, folk dancing, refreshments and a number of fun booths ranging from darts at balloons to a ghost house. A fun night King and Queen will be selected that evening and the clubs who have announced their candidates are as follows: Queens — Union Alethean, Kathy Hansen; Algona A. 0. K., Janis Haag; Buffalo Boosters, Jolene Fox; Plum Creek Elite, Patrice Bode; Irvington Ideals, Kathy Bernhard; Rivcrdale Rustlers I, Jane Reding; Eagle- ettes, Darlene Govern; Burt Blue Birds, Marcia Soderbcrg; Greenwood Girls, Carla Kayser; Bancroft Busy Bees, Jeanette Goche; Fen ton Forwards, Diane ^uedtke; Valley Farmerettes, Sherry Pannkuk; Cresco Chums, DaVvn Wildin; Gar field Gems, Denise Montag; Wesley Wizards, Rachelle Cunningham; Lone Rock Lively Rockets, Linda Doocy. Kings — Aggressive Lads, Lowell Eichenberger; Buffalo Boys, Marvin Carlson; Eagle Boys, Gene Guinn; Fenton Boys, Gary Laabs; Garfield Hustlers, Mike Banwart; Grant Hustlers, Bob Patterson; Green wood Boys, Cletus Nurre; Lu Verne Eager Beavers, Pau Swanson; Prairie Future Farm ers, Peter Niedzielski; Senecj Progressive Fanners, John Nyman; Union Boys, Matt Frankl; Wesley Boys, Larry Kunkel; St. Jo2 Trojans, Jerome Kohlhaas; Ramsey Boys, David Yackle; Plum Creek Boys, Frank Becker; Lotts Creek Leaders, Teddy Pompe; Cresco Boys, Larry Rochleau. Workshop here by women voters There will be a workshop sponsored by the state board of the League of Women Voters Tuesday, Feb. 22 at the Johnr son House. Coffee will be served at 9:30 a.m. Two-thirdsof Grant joins Swea City The Kossuth County Board of Education gave approval for a concurrent resolution to join he west two-thirds of Grant ownship (18'/a sections) to the Swea City school district, at a meeting last Wednesday night n the courthouse here. County Superintendent A. M. Quintard filed the resolution with Auditor Marc Moore Saturday morning. The other third of Grant township is currently in court, pending a decision on the proposed consolidation of the Bancroft, Ramsey and Greenwood areas. All areas in the county must join a school district by April 1, or be assigned by the County Board. Other areas still not assigned include an area south of Whittemore, two districts in the south end of the county, about six sections of the south half of Prairie township near Sexton and the Ramsey, Greenwood, Grant (east portion) and Bancroft areas. The County Board also had an informational meeting with all county school boards prior to its meeting on the Grant districts Wednesday. The countywide meeting was to keep the boards up to date on consolidations in the county, according to Quintard. Former Ottosen, West Bend man dies Wednesday Livermore — Funeral services for Henry Satern, 78, Livermore, were held Friday at the Schellha miner Funeral Home, West Bend. The Rev. Roy Biese- meycr, pastor of LuVerne and Livermore Methodist churches, officiated and burial was in West Bend cemetery. Mr. Satern died Wednesday at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Dodge, where he had been a patient one week. Born and reared near Ottosen, he farmed in the Ottosen and West Bend areas for many years. He is survived by his wife, Grace; three children, Mrs. Lester Stoelk of Waterloo, Jack of St. Cloud, Minn., and Howard of Cranston, R. I.; and six grandchildren. Also surviving are three brothers and six sisters, Oscar of Jamestown, N.D., Thorson of Mallard, John of Independence, Mrs. Signora Seaman of Detroit, Mich., Mrs. Ida Worster of Rolfe, Mrs. Marie Cobb of West Bend, Mrs. Thora Rydberg of New Lennox, 111., Mrs. Cora Eastman of Milan, 111., and Mrs. Mildred Enockson of Ottosen. Algonans' brother buried at Renwick Funeral services were held on Thursday at the Renwick Methodist church for William Zentner, 69. He died Feb. 15 at the Belmond hospital after a three year illness. He is a brother of Mrs. Glenn Strayer and Walter Zentner. Besides his wife he is survived by six married children. Also surviving are two brothers and two sisters. i *v WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY GEORGE SEf KIT is speaking before the Farmers Night School class in the High School Annex. Pictured in front of Mr. Sefrit are some of the 184 enrolled in the course which is one of the largest groups to take advantage of current information on fanning. Photo by Mike Stillman. i i Algona's Big February Sale Event One Day Only-Tuesday, Feb. 22 Hundreds of items on sale throughout Algona — check out the many WASHINGTON BIRTHDAY ADS in today's Advance . . . then come to Algona early Tuesday . . . stores open from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. that day. Shop the Advance today — and Algona tomorrow!! «W^

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