Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on April 11, 1966 · Page 5
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MMMMMMMMM 10 • 20 - 30 Years A weekly feature of by-gone days By Erma Lea Data hud been Inducted Into Che navy. Th» ifaft eantmarca eammii- sion had granted * franchise for the hook-up of the Whittemore and West Bend municipal light plants. Either town could be served in case of a breakdown. Eugene Vaudt, Whittemore, was aboard the USS Ajax ch was bound for the atomic area. The ship was scheduled "when is set away bomb April 5, 1954 The Beard of Education approved salary increases for teachers of about $300 a year. A teacher with 4 years college would start here at $3400 and would be increased to $4700 in 13 years; in the 5 year training group salary! the start was raised from $3600 to $5100 for 15 years. Men teachers were paid $300 above the;schedule. Construction on the new Lucia Wallace school addition, had started and was to be ready by September. Seme forty Algona firms had signed pledges of $100 to the Algona Industrial Corporation. Farm operators who had net earnings.of $400 or more were reminded that as of 1955 they were covered by the Social Security Act and the tax on earnings must be paid. Paul Uktna, former Lakotan, was to appear on three important TV shows on NBC: the opera Trial At Rouen, the role of Kubla Khan in Marco Polo, and Liquor stores make «J09,547 A state report on all liquor store operations for the fiscal the title role in the world premiere of Pantaloon. The Sentral Community School election was lost again by only 25 votes. The total vote was 994, by far the largest of the three elections. A list of Iowa fully accredited hospitals named St. Ann's Hospital, in fact it was noted *.hat in the north three tiers of lowa counties, St. Ann was the only fully accredited hospiital west of Mason City. Not even Spencer or Estherville hospitals were fully accredited. * * * April 11, 1946 Algona was named winner in its population group in the State Highway Safety contest. A banquet at which the trophy to be presented was scheduled. The West Bend Journal had announced that Father ^Dobb&r stein was back on the job again after two months in the south and southwest, taking baths and other treatments for six weeks and then gathering stones for the Grotto. Two more overseas brides had arrived. They were Mrs. Dorothy Egel and her 9 month old son from England and Mrs. from to be nine miles and if that "A" off." ..'.'. Electrical appliances were again available in some Algona stores. Advertised were automatic electric irons complete with cord and chrome finish, $4.95: Electric toasters, 2-slice type-black and chrome complete wi th cord for $3.95 and $4.40, al- electric coffee makers, heat pads, travel irons, door chimes and room heaters! * * * April 1, 1936 Competitive bids for the new Algona postoffice building were to be in by April 22. It was ;eared that unless the contract '.vas let and work started during the year that Algona would never get the proposed building because of purse-tightening by the government. A district organizer of the Farmer-Labor party in Iowa conferred with Fred Dutton, near Elmore farmer, about a convention for seven north cou-' nties. There was great interest in the hew party and it expected to elect some of its candidates. Doctors attending the poor people of the county had been Jean Buchanan Marlow Scotland. Husbands were Paul Egel and William Marlow. The first letter received af ter Ralph Taylor had sailed on a navy transport to China was printed in the Advance. He was a Good Hope farm youth who having to get permission, from the board of supervisors to attend those ill persons. After not getting permission for an emergency appendicitis operation which could have proved fatal to the patient if delayed the Jootor in charge went ahead ,vith the surgery and was severely criticized by some supervisors. A number of years prior ,o this incident the supervisors ind the doctors had agreed to i fee schedule by which doc- ors were to be allowed $50 as \n average for surgery on a county patient. In medical cas the regular schedule was re luced one-fourth as the doctor's contribution to the needy. The schedule adopted and the doctors were allowed $1.50 for day house call, $2.25 for a light house call, a dollar for office calls,j.and 50c <a<->mile country calls. Extraordinary cases were to have been settled by agreement. Richard Brink, LuVerne, won first place in both oral and written sections of the county spelling match. Second place in both contests was won by Verena Krieps of St. Cecelia's Academy; third.by Helen Cody, Seneca Consolidated; and fourth by Jacqueline Callies, Titonka. HONOR — A new honor came to Carol Wolfe of Malvern when she was presented the Sports Illustrated award for outstanding athletic competence. Carol was given an engraved silver bowl. year ending June 30, 1965, discloses that the stores at Algona and Bancroft showed a net profit of $109,541. The Algona store's profit was $76,973 with total sales of $312,397. At Bancroft, net profits amounted to $32,567 on total sales of $146,065. Each store showed an increase in gross business over the preceding year. Distribution of state liquor store profits include Algona, $7,881; Bancroft, $1,382; Buit, $856; Fenton, $608; Titonka, $894; Swea City, $1,112; Lakota, $634; Ledyard, $339; and Lone Rock, $255. Eleven get straight "A" at Titonka The Junior-Senior high school Honor Roll for the Titonka high school was announced this week with 11 students rating straight "A" averages. They were seniors LeAnn jingrich, Allan Janssen, Arlys Pannkuk, Darlene Post and. Carole Smidt; juniors Judy Isebrand and Valerie Miller; sophomores Glenn Bartelt and Mike Schmidt; freshman Gaylan Nagel and 7th grader Sherry Post Others on the honor roll are as follows: ALGONA (Iowa) ADVANCE—* MONDAY, APRIL 11, 1966 Barbara Boekelman, Debra Bud long/ Marlys Eden, David Fergusen, Bonnie Gieskihg, Beverly Hopkes, Lois Isebrands, Patricia Moore; Warner Smidt, : Linda Beal, Roger Stecker. at this Friday Mass play •! Lakola April 19 Lakota—"The Angry Twelve*' play cast was selected according t.o tryouts last week. The cast ill inclucle twelve jurors and vill be portrayed by these senor students: Steve Bierstedt, Susan Kafels, Linda Hoeppner. Monica Beemer, Margaret Pow- ^r«s. Richard Winkleman, Rogei Miller, Bill Christ, Dale Coy, Susan Yackle, Linda Goeke and Mike Clapper. The various other committees needed for the production of this great play were also select- od. During the next few weeks, much time will be spent in practice rehearsals for this production, which is tentatively set for April 19. Hire hafc for THoiki Walter Bead*, Titonka, his been hired by the North Central Public Service Co. of Algona as a Titonka representative. He will undergo training in Algona in the next few months to become familiar with the gas system operation. A carload of pipe has been received by the Algona gas firm for the new Titonka system and it has been stored -at Titonka. Construction is expected to be* gin in May and be finished in about two months. Titenka — The Titonka senior class will present its annual play, "Stranger in the Night" this Friday night in the school auditorium beginning at 7:30 p.m. Admission is 60c for adults and 40c for children and Donald Sparks is the director. The cast includes Phyllis Sachau, Ruth Beed, Doug Schutjer, George Pommer, Linda Budlong, pale Bartelt, Brenda Brandt, Roger Harms, Jane Buffington, Roger Akkerman, Charlotte Seabeck, Jeanne Gingrich, Ted Isebrand and Dennis Rafdal. Seniors — Dale Bartelt, John Boesfcholt, Nola Boskelman, Brenda Brandt, Linda Budlong, Jane Buffingtpn, Brenda Eden, Jeanne Gingrich, Carol Haack, Maxine Huisinga, Diana Isebrands, James Isebrand, Ins Michaelsen, Phyllis Sachau, Virginia Stecker. Juniors — Arnold Baker, James Blain, Robert Carroll, Sheryl Heesch, Cheryll Hill, Paul Larsen, Anita Moore, Susan Roberts, Karen Ricklefs. Sophomores — Karen Eden, David Isebrands, Lpis.^a,ns3fn, Violet Jaren, Leon' Panrikuk, Linn Roberts. Freshmen — Barbara Boekholt, Cheryl Cunningham, Kay Hiiisman, Carol Janssen, Mar dean Mier, Joleen Sleper. 8th Grade — Karl Boyken Beth Engelbarts, Marilyn Hopkes, Patricia Isebrand, Donna Mayland, Timothy Miller, Man lyn Post, Gayle Ricklefs, Merle Ricklefs, Judy Schmidt, Timothy Schmidt, Vickie Schrader, Jan ice Struthers, Joyce Boekelman Patricia Gigler, Wendell Gray Nancy Hilbert, Marcia Michael sen. 7th Grade — Arvid Boyken, Algonan is promoted to salos past Hunt Foods and Industries Fullerton, California, has announced the promotion of F Villiam Moxley, Des Moines, to National Sales Co-ordinator. Bill s baing transferred to the home offices at 1645 West Valenci Drive, -Fuller-ton. Mr. Moxley joined the company in 1962 as territory manager. He is a graduate of Algona high school and of Drake University. Bill is the ion of the Merle Moxleys, Algona. Olive fcVfitt j. • -^ •".."' A • rites atlivermore Livermort — Funeral services for Mrs. Walton DeWitt, 57, Livermore, were held Saturday at Livermore Methodist Church with the Rev. Roy Biesetneyer officiating. Burial was in Union Cemetery, Livermore, with the Mi*. Bittfe BiJWr, Bum- UW Wiuff ?->.»•>'• McCullough funeral home, gona, in charge. Al* Cars crash at highway corner Oars driven by Arnie L. Mey >r and Joe Arndorfer collided at the intersection of Hwy: 18 and Main street Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Mr. Meyer was traveling east on U. S. 18 when he saw the Arndorfer auto coming towards him and making a left turn in front of his auto. He applied the brakes and slid about 63 feet before the crash. Estimated damage to the front end of the Meyer auto was $700 and $400 to the .right front end of the Arndorfer vehicle. Mr. Arndorfer was charged with making an improper left turn. Whittemore pastor honored recently Whittemore — Pastor Cleo Kautsch of St. Paul's Lutheran church here was honored a week ago Sunday at a surprise Thanksgiving service commemorating the 25th anniversary of his ordination. A large crowd was in attendance. Rev. G.J.C. Gerike of Algona read scriptures and selections were sung by the pupils of St. Paul's Lutheran school and the senior choir. Herbert Zumach introduced several members of the various church organiza- HAS BIRTHDAY Ramona Deal celebrated her ninth birthday at a party at home Saturday. Guests were Carol Haahr, Debbie Levy, Patty Scobba, Karen Goodpasture, Connie Bird, Charlotte Lemkee, and Janet Smiui. Games were played and lunch served. Mrs, DeWitt died unexpectedly Tuesday night at the. Me Kenna home where she was assisting in the care of an ill pert son. The former Olive Luella Baker, she was born in Boone on July 14, 1908, the daughter of Steve and Hattie Jones Baker. She was married in 1929 at Fort Dodge to Walton DeWitt. Besides her husband, she is survived by three children, Mrs Ralph Myers, Jeri Lynn and Steven, all of Livermore; three grandchildren and one great- grandchild. Other survivors are her moth- pumping. th«t», Mn. Richard Rutland, Mrs. Scott 1 Lift Ve0«» N«v, ( Clifford of Livefmote, C**i Bitor* Jtt Emmefcburg and Metlih &ker of Phoenix, Ariz. Swot Olty 0MS llftOl WOffc ...,. i ,,, Swea City— The Swea City city council met with Roy Roh- tin of the Rohlin Road Builder> of Ertherville thi^,?veelr1" cuss'street repair in th# this summer. It is planned to do extensive street work .as many of the blacktop streets have large holes caused by the winter reeze. '.".,".• The council issued a building permit to Mrs. Florence Shoen- kirk for a $3000 addition to her caf<e. '' ,. ''.. '.' ^ .^IJ!*^"",':.. The council voted wate^ liven to farmers during the recent storm should be of no charge to them, as there was little cost to them since the water was not ioftened. A tractor was furnished by Linde Imp. to do the MOTOR. BOAT AND TP INSURANCE Titonka woman's The mother of a Titonka woman, Mrs. Katie Harrenga, died March 22 at Estelline, Calif. Funeral services for her . were held March 26 in California. She vvas born Oct. 29, 1891 at Greenfield and after marriage to Ed Harrenga, the couple farmed 'lear Titonka from 1910 until 1917. Her husband died in 1964 ind among survivors is a daughter, Mrs. Henry Plaiser of Titonka. _•. Don't worry. With Auto- Owners Boat Insurance, your boating investment is completely protected against theft. In the water on land, or in storage. Auto-O.wnersalso protects you against fire, collision, and liability losses. For year-'round protection at moderate cost, call your local Auto-Owners Agent today. . RICKLEFS GEELAN INSURANCE AGENCY Motor Oil Special We have a quantity of Phillips 66 diesel motor oil in 30- gallon drums on sale now at a very special price. Inquire at the elevator. , ; PLAN BIGGER CROPS! 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