Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 21, 1966 · Page 5
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Monday, March 21, 1966
Page 5
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10 - 20 - 30 'Years Ago A weekly feature of by-gone days By Erma Lea Deim March 15, 1956 A church and school vesper program was held at the Algona high school auditorium with local students in charge of the <low») AfeVANCf MONDAY, MARCH 21, 1966 program, Rev. O. L. Nelson gave the invocation; Al Reid sang ft solo. The freshman, English class gave a choral reading afld a play. "Alleluia" was sutig by Karen Hutchirts. An election to d«cid« or. • school merger was scheduled in Swea City, Grant and Ledyard to decide the fate of the Grant Consolidated school, district. Grant's Fourth All-State bMf--Md V6»l roasts ___ d; 6" Ibs. carrots, 21c; fuf* trimmed women's 3-piece suits, $16.50; hand finished baby dresses, 25c; 500 sheet bo* Kleenex, 29c: mett't stills, $17.50 Up; Stetson hMs, $5 ; •••••••••o'eeeeeoeeecoeee SERVICEMEN Warm hearted hospitality with the modern touch in MINNEAPOLIS l9"TVin rooms Individual air-conditioning and heating Restaurant Room service Beauty shop Hertz Rent A Cars Swimming pool Conveniently located to shops and airport BOULEVARD CONGRESS MOTEL 5637 Lyndale Ave., So. Minneapolis, Minnesota Phone 612 TA 5-4488 On U. S. Hwys. 35 & 35W. 3 miles North Int. 494 ketball girl, Caroline Pedersen, was pictured on the sports page. She had played in 83 games during her career at Grant. The Wesley Band Mothers realized $92 from a concert and skits given at the school. The Seneca Saddle Club made plans for a trail ride and Easter egg hunt at a meeting with 47 directors and members present. A nationwide campaign by government and industry to improve the "middle aged" homes >f 20 million American families was launched Jan. 16 in Wash- ngton. March 21, 1946 An application for temporary housing at the P O W Camp for 20 veterans 'families was approved by the government. At a meeting of the Algona Ministerial Union it was decided to discontinue Sunday funeral services. Local undertakers were willing to co-operate with the ministers. A written and oral county spelling contest for grade pupils in rural, parochial and town schools was dated for. the last of the month in the Court House. Lakota's girls basketball team spent the week at the state tournament in Des Moines. They beat Braddyville in the first round and lost the second to Providence, 32-29. Mike Fandel resigned as sec. retary of the Whittemore farmers creamery after 29 years and he had never missed a day's work at the creamery. He was 80 years old at the time. COMPLETES COURSE Fort Gordon, 0«. (AHTNC) Pvt. Duane B. Greene, Whose wife, Darlene, lives in LuVerne, completed a lineman's course at the army southeastern signal school, Fort Gordon, Ga., March 11. He entered the Army in October, 1965, and received basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. He is a 1963 graduate of Humboldt high school His parents, the William E Greenes, live at Humboldt. CAPT. VICTOR SEELY Port Riley, Kan. (AHTNC) — Army Capt. Victor A. Seely, 26 son of the Kenneth W. Seelys Algona, was assigned to the 9th Infantry Division at Fort Riley Kan., March 8. Captain Seely a supply officer With the divis ion's 9th Medical Battalion, en tered the Army in April 1962. He was graduated from Algona high school in 1957 and the university at Ames, in 1962. Swea Eagle Mrs. Kenneth Brones The Everett Thoresons have a daughter, Teresa Kay, born Feb. 25 at the hospital at Estherville, 8 Ibs., 9 oz. She has a sister, Linda, 7, and a broth er, Clair, 5. Grandparents are the Lloyd Thorsons and the John Carlsons, and great grandparents are the Andrew Hansons and Mrs. Christine Thorson, Armstrong. The Francis Torines, Emil March 12, 1936 The Algona-Ft. Dodge Bus ine had to suspend service in- lefinitely because where snowdrifts had been so high No. 16{ n Humboldt county the road lad broken down in the thaws and was practically impassable Many area newspapers in the )lizzard belt were weather-nan dicapped. Corwith Hustler con sisted of a single sheet, and all ;hree Emmetsburg papers and ;he Livermore Gazette of four pages each. Only 38 votes had been cast in the Algona school election. D. D. Leffert, who had been appointed, was elected and Mrs. D. D. Monlux was reelected for 3-year terms. The Whittemore girls basketball team had won three games in the sectional, defeating Maple Hill, Dolliver and Armstrong. Rural mail carrier Dick Berg, and assistant Clyde Sanborn, of Swea City were leaving the post office early in order to cover the route before roads became too soft. Miles still had to be covered on foot. From the ads in the March 12, 1936 issue these prices were advertised: 1 Ib. pecan meats TASTY PICK- ME-UP Perk up with a delicious, nutritious glass of refreshing milk. Take a milk break, at midmorning or midnight, any time you want a treat. It's a perfect mealtime drink, too. Larsons and Mrs. Walter Peterson attended the 50th wedding Sunday of the Ernest Smiths, Estherville. Mrs. Peterson had helped serve the wedding dinner at the time the Smiths were married. Mrs. Francis Torine visited Mrs. Ida Larson at Fairmont last Thursday. Friday guests at Gene Thompson's were the Dettmer Thompsons, Everett Ericksons, and E. E. Thompsons. Birthdays of Dettmer Thompson and E. E. Thompson were observed, with the elder Mr. Thompson having his 94th March 8. Mrs. Carl Lofstrom had as ^uests Sunday the Elmer Ma.- ietskes, and Alfred and August Welz, all Lakota. The Willis Bahmanns, Cedar lapids, were weekend guests of her parents, the Cecil Thore- sons. Guests Sunday were the Bahmanns, Chris Bahmanns, Ceylon, Minn., and Paul Thoreson. Paul returned Monday to Ames. Jerry Thompson is spending quarter break with his parents, the Wayne Thompsons. He visited Caryl Larsen at St. Olaf College at Northfield, Minn, over tho weekend. Jerry is junior at Ames, majoring chemistry and pre-med. The Hans Petersons were Sunday visitors at her sister the Joe Worths, Thompson. The Harold Carrs went to Rochester Sunday where Mrs. Can will have a medical check-up a.f the Mayo Clinic. The O. B Koons, Lakota, are looking af ter the Carr home. The Arthur Krachts, Arm strong, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lor raine Kay to Russell Clark in son of the Russell Clarks Jr. of Richmond, Va. No date ha been set for the wedding. She is a senior at Tarkio College Tarkio, Mo., majoring in his- ory, and he, also a senior at 'arkio, in psychology. Mrs. Danny Peterson left Fri- ay to join her husband, who s at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Danny is in the medical corps, ^ey will live in San Antonio. Vlrs. Peterson has been living n Estherville, where she has been employed at Morrell. Recent guests of Mrs. Lucy Lofstrom were her cousin, the Harold Melzes, Richville, Minn. With the Hugo Melzes, Buffalo enter, and Alfred and August Melz, Lakota, they were visitors at Chuck Steinfeldt's, Buffalo Jenter. Tuesday visiting the Harold Melzes at Mrs. Lucy Lofstrom's were the Ernie Heideck- ers, William Griesses, Alfred and August Melz and Adolph Maass and Verna, all Lakota, and the Hugo Melzes, Buffalo Center. Kenneth Brones took his father, Jay Brones, to Emmons Sunday to a daughter, Mrs. William Buhman's. Mr. Brones had been at ths Andrew Brones home for three weeks. He will make an extended stay at the William Buhman home. 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