Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on February 24, 1966 · Page 12
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 12

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 24, 1966
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THURSDAY, FEB. H 4—ALOONA (Iowa) ADVANCE man had scarlet fever and someone in the E. R. Carney home had chicken pox. Tht Lakota girl's basketball team defeated the Cylinder and Gruver teams and were sched* uled to go to Des Moines In March for the State tournament. A "backward party" was held at the Edmund Larson home at Burt. Guests were required to wear their clothes backwards, and the lunch was served backward. 10 » 20 * 30 Years Ago ' ' ,'A Weekly feature of }>; by-gone days Dy Erma Lea Deim February 23, 1956 A fire destroyed the Holding garage at Burl. Firemen from Hurt and Bancroft battled the flames for four hours. Damage from fire to the Swanson Furniture store at Whittemore was estimated at $25,000: A third Kossuth fire for the week was at Swea City when fire ••. destroyed the Link Implement building and some equipment owned by the Swea City Community school. The sophomore English students at AHS observed World Day of Prayer jy prayers written by class members. Mrs. M. Kalar was the instructor. A new girl's 4-H club' was being organized in Algona for any girl, town or rural, who was 10 to 21 years old. The proceeds from a benefit basketball game played between Wesley 'Lions' and Titonka was February 21, 1936 After a continual 4-week battle against snow drifts the men and the machinery were wearing. Snowplows were breaking down with monotonous regularity. Drifts were so high that the plows could not pile the snow up higher and rotary plows which threw the snow were needed. Crews were using dynamite in the larger snowdrilts to loosen the snow so plows could get through. In letters received by County Superintendent of Schools Shirley were these comments: Myrtle Holcoirib, teacher of No. in Eagle tvvp., "I have had school all but one day so far during these snowstorms. Our given to the Boy Scouts. eye bank and the February 28, 1946 The 22-room State Hotel with two full business quarters and a full basement for a business was a major building improvement for Algona's main street A contract lor the 44x132 foot building had been let. Mrs. George Boswell, the for mer iNita^Isaacson, had put the Kossuth hospital up for sale be cause'- ; of''poor health. W. H. Godden was electee vice president of the Monumen Builders of Iowa at Des Moines Don Hutchins sang two solos at the Congregational chur ch. One of'them, an offertory hymn, 1 ; for which he had written the! words and music himself. In Kossuth, county 312 persons were receiving old so we lack of age pensions in a total sum of $9,721.30. Allowances of $13.26 were made for .71 dependent children? n Two'homes in Algona were quarantined for scarlet fever and one for chickenpox. Mrs. J. Hawkins and David Merry- roads aren't open yet, may have to close for fuel." Gertrude Wortman, Lakota in No. 5 school wrote, "1 have missed only four days so far." And from Wanda Waltman of No. 2 in Portland, "We are completely snowed in out here and 1 couldn't get to town to mail my report sooner. We have not had any mail for a week." Jesse Lash brook, street commissioner, exercised a little inventive ability on construction of the snowplow which has kept Algona's streets open during the winter and drew commendation from visitors as well as the home folks. Mrs. Fred Nelson, who lived near the Milwaukee depot, had lost 84 chickens. Most of the hens died when the thermomie- ters registered 29 below zero. Teams of horses and bobsleds were used to get two couples from Titonka and near St. Benedict to the church for weddings. A devious route was taken through the fields in which nowdrifts were so high that it was unnecessary to cut fences. The Fenton school reopened after a week's vacation because of the 'blocked roads; 1 but "»t Ex-Ledyard woman dies at Hurt Home Bancroft — Mrs. Mifla Grace Welfare, 88 and formerly of Lsdyardr died Saturday at the Maple Leaf Rest Home at fiurt. She had been in failing health for some time. Funeral services for her wete held Tuesday afternoon at the Ledyard Methodist church with Rev. Ernest Swanson, Assembly of God pastor of Winnebago, Minn.,, officiating. Burial was in the Highland Home cemetery at Ledyard. Mrs. Welfare was born Feb. 13, 1878 at Dubuque, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert, Montgomery. She was educated in the Algona schools. On March 31, 1904, she, was married to Samuel Welfare at Blue Earth and the couple farmed in the East Chain, Minn, and Ledyard areas until retirement Corwith - Lit Verne wedding Carol Jean Heise, daughter | Mrs. Keith Smith of Humboldt, CRLL JLowest rates in history on long Distance calls after 8 .p.m. and all day on Sunday. Enjoy a telephone visit! Northwestern Bell toon the same day it' was' closed Because of a shortage of coal. There were 12 tons of coal in ;he school but if the coal shortage wasn't alleviated, it would be needed in homes. Ringsted's business men "chipped in" 25c each to pay a man to wangle snowdrifts to Burt and bring up a 6-day accumulation of stalled mail. He brought back 30 sacksful. One afternoon at 3 p.m. from a point near the rear door of the Smoke Shop one could count 17 teams with sleds. —Master Corn Grower — Edwin Ban wart of near Mediapolis, was honored as winner of the 1965 Iowa Master Corn Grower Contest, He received the King Corn trophy for his 178.5 bushels an acre at an awards ceremony in Des Moines Feb. 7th. iln spite of the speed of modern living, the wise man saves enough time to plan his next move. of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Heise, Corwith, and Donald H. Meyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Meyer of LuVerne, were united in marriage Saturday, Jan. 22 at St. John Lutheran Church In Corwith. Rev. William Plang of Titonka, officiated at the double ring ceremony. Attending the bride were Barbara Heise and Judy Jackson, both sisters of the bride. Keith Smith of Humboldt and Bob Maass of LuVerne were the groom's attendants. John Jackson and Douglas DeGroote were candle lighters and ushers. Mrs. Harold Fatka was organ' 1st and accompanied Miss Marl- gene Wagner as she sang, "O Perfect Love" and "The Wed' ding Prayer." Kris Meyer, sister of the groom registered the guests as they-entered the church. Miss Renelda Schulz and Miss Kothy Devine presided at<> <the sister of the groom, cut and served the wedding cake. The couple are making their home at 3252 Girard Ave. So., Apt. 301 in Minneapolis, Minn. Mr. Meyer is attending school at Controll Date Institute. Housework — Something a wife does that nobody notices unless she doesn't do it. gift table. A reception was held in the Parish Hall following the ceremony. Mrs. Gertrude Thornbury, aunt of the bride, pouree coffee and Miss Janet Wilson of Livermore, served the punch. In 1939. He preceded her in death iii June, i960. One son, William of Elmore, survives as well as two grandchildren and four great grand' children, Pallbearers were Otto Swalve, Cecil Pingle, Merle Welfare, Charles Hilferty, Floyd Montgomery and Edward Montgomery. Kopptns plan 25th anniversary, Lakota Lakota — Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Koppen of Lakota will observe their 25th wedding anniversary with open house at their home Sunday, Feb. 27, from to 5 p.m. Friends and relatives are cordially invited. No written invitations are being sent. Sponsoring the event are their two children, Linda (Mrs Joe Nydegger) of Kensett and Dale, of Mankato, Minn. HAND STAMP I® IMS FORD This "500" Fairlant Station Wagon 4-door hat Crulse*a- matlc, V«i angina, luggage rack, low mileage, has b ful baiga finish. Nsw 13260 2395°° TAYLOR MOTOR GO. 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It cheers your taste as it renews your zest. So, make yourself at home . . , with beer. UNITE? STATES IREWERS ASSOCIATION, INC. P.O. BOX 159, OSCEOLA, IOWA There's a reason why... The Advance outsells the other Algona Newspaper Every Week at local newsstands! rr!S".fl/TmnijiF.'iW^rr.* •%™;-.^^. •. •••iCj , •< -•"'"< ••»> a"" 1 Illll' readers are the experts in home financing? Insured Savings and Loan Associations, like ours, are specialists in the home loan field. These associations make more home loans than all other financial institutions combined. This means that you can count on expert help from us, when you need a home loan. You will receive friendly advice and assistance from people who know this community, and who know home financing. Come in and see .us when you want a home loan! INSUIUD Home Federal Savings & Loan Assn. All Accounts Fully Insured to $10,000 Save From The 15th — Earn From The 1st SINCE 1917 — ALGONA, IOWA All Savings Accounts insured up to $10,000 by the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation of Washington, D. C. •••* lllliillllllllllllllliffl ALL the News MOST of the ads And MORE Pictures Yes, week in and week out, the ADVANCE OUTSELLS THE SECOND ALGONA NEWSPAPER AT EVERY LOCAL NEWSSTAND. The reason is simple — Advance readers get more of everything. And so do their advertisers. They get the largest Paid Circulation of any Kossuth County Newspaper. They are invited into every corner of the county and outside too. No wonder subscribers pay a dollar more a year ... the Advance is worth it! This fact is never contested... "the ADVANCE has the Largest PAID Circulation of any Algona newspaper" "YOUR PROOF OF RiAPERSHIP" ll IM 11 i 1 iii 111 H'l HI y t » I ill» I ii« -M-'l U >H"H"M«N"I I |» 1J M'M Hill ill il j

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