Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on April 25, 1966 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Monday, April 25, 1966
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Golden wedding Alflona Koiiiith (ou ' ^ '.•••• • •• • • . .-..•.•,. at «MMrf"cMM rtteHef, DM. 1, IMS, « Alctfna, lowo. 5051 lj postoffle* under Ae« 6f Comma March i. 1879 VOL, 44-NO. 13 MONDAY, APRIL «, 1M4 - ALOONA, I6WA - 6 PAGES IN 1 StCTION • •• ii MR. AND MRS. Russell Cook will observe their 50th wedding with an open house on Sunday, May 1, from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Fellowship. Hall at the Methodist church. They were married on May 3, 1916 in Algona and have lived ;most of their married life here. No invitations are being sent. All friends, neighbors and relatives are invited to attend. , Photo by Glenn's Studio. Coffoo Break . . . Maybe THIS will b« the fabulous summer of the 100 picnics?? . . . DM's Stingiest Millionaire counted the saccarine pills in a bottle marked "1000" & found only 991. He's suing. . . . I've still got the tiny leatherbound Omar Khayyam verses given me by a young goddess wheh~l?j8r»duated from high-school. ; / . . . Yes, I think Shakespeare greater than Leonardo da Vinci • « -• * * ;• A young iowito is debating whether to offer to reduce over weight Iowa matrons painlessly by: 50 pounds for $5,000. (Only weathy ' ones, of course.) "They'd eat better than ever," he says, a handsome young gourmet & amateur chef. "And it's worth their $5,000 not to be corpulent, & painlessly!" '* '# . '* I escorted & sponsored a teen-age Iowa Boy-Scout to an Eagle Award dinner at a high school cafeteria. (He did his good deed by eating my choco late pie.) I was so carried awai that I drank 3 cups of coffee A ilter bubble. . . Husband offered her 3! ongstemmed roses for her 37tl >irthday. She took the cash. . . . Best line Hemingwa 1 wrote in 1934; about the beaut if the pistol "to end the Ameri an dream when it becomes nightmare." (Prophetic, too; h hot himself 28 years later.) sat up wakefully night. reading al Caucuses for republicans dated May 2 This notice constitutes an of fical call for the Kossuth County Republican Convention ,on May 20,1966, at the Courthouse, Algona, Iowa at 8:00 p.m. (Daylight Savirtgs Time). Precinct caucuses ire ,also called for each > precinct for May 2, 1966, at the time and place Usted below. ; . The precinct caucuses have two important duties: (1) to lect a precinct committeeman nd committeewoman and (2) o elect the designated number f delegates to the County Con ention on May 20, 1966.;: All Republican voters are urged to attend their precinc caucus. . : Algona 1st Ward, Algona High School, 7 p.m. ... .,,-.,,'._ ,\ Algona 2nd Ward, Jim Schub be Residence, 8 p.m. j 'Algona 3rd Ward, Dr. A. J Cotton Residence, 8:30 p.m. i Algona 4th Ward, Kossuth County Courthouse, 8 p.m. Buffalo, Titonka Library, 8 . Burt, B. P. Frederickson Residence, 8 p.m. Cresco, Johnson House, 8:30 P-m. • . '. : .-'•V;'-'.' Eagle, James Rock Residence, 9 p.m. ... East Lone Rock, Bernard Miller Residence, 8 p.m. Fenton, Fenton Bank, 8:30 p.m. German, German Valley 426 of Frid ay banquet •—must cats' be tied up too?" Indignant dog owners in our neighborhood, who like to see their dogs romp in. other people's f{ower beds, are wondering aloud whether cats shouldn't be tied up too. I was reminded of this when I saw 2 Siamese cats hunting birds A chipmunks in our back yard. t]t H: # An lowan just back from California ("for good!" he says reports he saw a girl out there on the L.A. freeway reading a book while driving, looking up now & again. "This was the last straw," he said. "It convinced me." ool, 8:30 p.m. Grant, Grant School, 9 p.m Greenwood, Mrs. C. C. Inman Residence, 8:30 p.m. Harrison, Legion Hall, 7:30 p.m. • Hebron, Swen Larson Resi ence, 9 p.m. Irvington, ; Irvingtonv Elevator Office, 9 p.m Lakota, I. W. Wortman Of ice, 8 p.m. Ledyard, Ledyard Lumbe ard Office, 8:30 p.m. Lincoln, Steve Tjaden Resi [ence, 8 p.m. Lone Rock, Blanchard Hare ware, 8 p.m. LuVerne, Jim Mullins, Resi dence, 9 p.m. Plum Creek, Community Cen ter, 9 p.m. Portland, Portland Town Hall, 8 p.m. Prairie, Geo. Guenther Residence, 9 p.m. Ramsey, Dora Johnson Residence, 8 p.m. Seneca, Claude Johnson Residence, 8:30 p.m. Swea, Glen Clark Residence, 9 p.m. Union, Karl Kiilsholm Residence, 8 p.m. Wesley, Legion Hall, 9 p.m. "—let Ivan shuffle off to Buffalo" Apparently these young girls are trying to woo Russia & avoid war by dancing the Muscovite kasaztsky. This is a dance the Bolsheviks seem to have inherited from royalist Cossacks. When .1 try this dance I get a cramp in thigh, or calf, or both. * * * REBUFF AT THE MIRROR When I must scan my aging pan I welcome nature's wise provis ion: The older, uglier J grow, The dimmer grows my vision, —KATE TOPPING Burlington * * * A beauteous DM matron who rides both a horse A a motor scooter got • black leather jacket, 2 helmets A a wide polo belt for her birthday. And she's the only woman I know who scrubs her own riding g««r with saddle-soap. (For her it works maybe she's a witch,) * * » Our town's most eminent ta ble-hopper paused at our table & told me the Central National Bank will have a tidy room for retired employees to relax in. (Already the Equitable of Iowa & Bankers Life ha,ye a clubroom for ttie retired. Good show, riskmen, good show.) And it keeps the retirees from botiieriag. the workers, * * "# • . . . And besides the lettuce cigaret there's also i new cig- aret with a drop of water in a I'm trapped by my BW int eading two books she says are he best Hollywood' career books ever: by two of Hollywood' most renowned A charmin naughties, Mary Aastor A Er rol Flynn. Mary, only 17 when she le< lohn Barrymore astray, has an autographed framed photo for sale at DM's Boulevard Mart in 3M. One of Errol's ex-wives ives in Iowa. A PORTION of trowd of Rotarians and their wives at the main banquet F^aly night in the Garrigan gym are shown above. They werellddressed by Dr. Frank Court of Denver, Colo;, Methodist Ifiiinister there and a member of the General Motors' speaker's staff. The two-day convention ended Saturday with the final session Saturday morning and noon luncheon. The site for next year's session was decided upon and final reports were given. The Friendly Luncheon climaxed the activities at noon. Photo by Mike Stillman. law Day here to be observed next Monday 'i Whittemore, p.m. Legion Hall, 8 •ECSTASY X-OR CALM? Ecstasy is a, glistening gem that glitters and gleams to catch the eye. Contentment lies in cool gray stones we stumble over and pass by, — MARG SHERMAN Cedar Falls >':'• ''.I ••'.' ... E«| Breen quiued Jack Row about Alger books on hit TV program. A sort of literary renaissance in Fort Dodge? ... An eastern guest was astounded by the chic A elf' ganct of Iowa small-town women at the basketball ments, toyrnn- For the dowdy, there's solution—seek it lovingly. WINS SCHOLARSHIP Sioux City — Judith Thornsen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Thomsen, will receive $800 a year for four years from the Presidential Scholarship program at Morningside College. Selection is based on outstanding academic achievement in high school, leadership, and community and church activities. Titonka swim fund reaches mid-point The Titonka swimming pool fund has now reached the half way mark with a total of $13, 960 contributed thus far. Some of the larger donations include $1,000 by the Interstate Power Co., Titonka lions Club and Ti tonka Savings Bank while the Federated Club has pledged $500. Individual pledges range all the way from $1 to $500. Women voter* to tee new film The Algona League of Wom- sn Voters will meet Tuesday night above the Druggist Mutual building at 8 p.m. A film on the history of the League in the United States entitled "A Woman's Place" will be shown, with the history of the Algona League of Women Voters also being given. This is the annual orientation-member- slup meeting, and members are to bring prospective- new members. .The annual Law Day sponsored by the Kossuth County Bar Association will be held Monday, May 2 at the Algona high school auditorium with Judge Jos. P; Hand presiding. Joining in the sponsorship is the county superintendent of schools Al Quinitard. Schools expected to send seniors to the mock trial are both Algona schools, Burt, Lakota, ^edyard. Lu Verne, Bancroft, Sentral, Swea City and Titonka, The mock trial is a script written from an actual murder ;ase which took place some years ago in Texas, and for the mrpose of this is titled "State of Iowa vs. Charles Smith". Taking part as witnesses will be Sheriff LAndhorst, H. F. Fris- edt, H. W. Miller, Shirley Schenck, and Pat Krapp. Acting as prosecutors will be R. G. Bucha nan, W. B. MacDpnald, and act- ng as defense attorneys will be H. J. McNertney and L. W. Nit chals. Swea City, tart pastor leaves Class elections held Monday at Algona high Class elections in the Algona high school for the 1966-67 sch wl year were -held last Thurs day. The new officers will take over at the start of the schoo; ear in the fall. Elections will be held May / or student body officers with he candidates to be selectee his week from the officers na med Thursday. New officers are i. follows: Seniors — President, Paul Me Bride; Vice-president, Bill Bold ridge; Secretary, Tom Claude Treasurer, Chris Conn. Counci representatives are Roger John son, Roger Menneke and Barb Larry Reefer, was bound over to district ; court Thursday on a charge "of "malicious injury to a bridge" from ,•>Mayor Bill Finn's court. He waived preliminary hearing and an appearance bond of $1,000 was set and posted. ••-.<'• :.„ The charges grew) out of theft of two large pieces of NAMED ADVISORS Maurine O'Brien and Lois Jean Hunt,, freshman at Ames, have been appointed advisors of Birch Hall for the coming year. Mrs. Ray Funk, Mrs. Carroll Willrett and Bonnie and Mrs. Harold Hunt will attend Mother's weekend at Ames Saturday Rev. William Scheer, pasto of the Our Savior Lutherai church at Swea City and S1 John's of Burt, has been gram ed a release to accept a call t Wisconsin Dells, Wis. He gave his farewell sermon a week ago Sunday and will leave soon for his new post. Rev. Scheer has served the two churches for nearly four years, coming July 15, 1962 from Springfield Seminary. A new church was built at Swea City during his pastorate. Ex-Whiltemore man gets promotion Whittemore — A former Whittemore man, Lewis J. Priester, was promoted to assistant vice president in charge of schedules at a recent board meeting of Braniff International Airlines. He joined Branifl in 1955 and has been in the scheduling division for the pasl five years. He is the son of Mr and Mrs. Joe Priester of Whittemore. DIVORCE IS ASKED A divorce petition was filed in distrust court last week by Carol Sininiions, Wesley, again? Knudsen. Juniors — President, Gregg Powell; Vice President, Deai Teeter; Secretary, Marne Par rott; Treasurer, Steve Claude Jouncil representatives are Phy llis Moulton, Jeff Allen an Rich Black. Sophomores- — President Greg Allen; Vice President, Larry Taylor; Secretary, Linda Sch- lapia; Treasurer, Karla Sjogren. Council representatives are Tim Black, Sue Dodds and Miriam Kautsch. Freshmen — President, Rob Claude; Vice President, Marilyn Dau; Secretary, Diane Levy; Treasurer, Debbie Johnson. Council representatives are Gary Hagen, Julie Chrischilles and Lynn Buchanan. steel from two bridges around July, 1964. Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst said he received a tip the other day that Reefer was involved. Deputy Sheriff Don Wood and County Engineer H. M. Smith found the two pieces of steel in a trailer Reefer constructed to haul stock cars. The trailer had been sold to another Algona man. The thefts included a 14-foot piece of steel from the river bridge in Plum Creek township just south of the gravel pit and from another bridge in Union township. The second theft in- SCHOLARSHIP WINNER Ames — Susan Moulton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Moulton, has been 'Selected to receive a $500' a year 'scholarship for four years by the scholarship committee. : She was one of 14 chosen from 1,100 applicants. In order to receive the scholarship for the final three years she must maintain an average of 3.0 or better. Denver pastor tells Rotarians to have faith Dr. Frank Court, pastor of the Trinity Methodist church of Denver, Colo., told'an audience of *2ti at tnc governor's banquet of this district Rotary club* Friday night he was not impressed with the critics of America. , He asked "Where do they go?" and answered the question that it isn't to places > like this conference of members of the service clubs from northern Iowa, nor in any of the; other places all over the country at which ne has, spoken. We. must have faith in the way of life that is America. > • « < In his talk, sparked with humor, he said the tidal waves of war, morality, and other,events which sometimes seem so final, always pass, anu the country and its people renew themselves.. He said Rotary in its meetings each week renews itself ,,w its work of service, in its singing, its friendship and its fellowship. He said there is nothing wrong with success and most of those in service clubs are successful or they wouldn't be there. People who are successful are responsive to life's best, and conscious of the creative forces in nature. They really have no sense of wear, and no doubts, and are responsive to their own dreams and make them come true. They really build the country. He told of Dr. Tom Dooley who replied to people who thought his having cancer was tragic for his work, 1 that the doctor lights disease to the end but then knows that when that time comes that the power of the spirit takes over. ? I All problems are really chair nges. A stumb|ing block is After e'xtensive questioning j merely a step it "you hit your by ^authorities, .Reefer, admitted feethigh, enough. ^AacL,,/while he had used • a' cutting torch"'to [Toihi Dooley'died his work retake the pieces on the same """" """" """' -" U;I ~'* ~»" ' night two years ago. Loyalty day to be observed here Sunday Kossuth veterans organizations are sponsoring a "Loyalty Day" observance at the Kossuth fairgrounds next Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. There will be a parade of Kossuth VFW and Legion posts and auxiliaries, and the State of Iowa Honor Guard will be present. The band will play and speaker will be Earl Berg, Swea City, Junior Vice Commander of the Department of Iowa. This observance is the answer of the Free West to the May Day celebration of the communist countries. It has been observed nationally but this is the first time a county-wide observance is being held. The veterans organizations hope for a large attendance by the public. Admits theft from bridges 2 years ago , ..^•^r •?•- , f i- ^ ^*^^ An, Algona man, 21-year old volved a piece of Bangleiron." | lenges. news itself arid while -it may take time to grow and develop the seed has been planted and his life was most worthwhile. The work the Laos doctor did in the jungles will renew itself and live on into the future. People must have the strength too to renew themselves by giving of themselves in service. Dr. Court said he had recent- y returned from South America, and saw the tragedy in the revolution in the way of life here. He said he always gets lump when a choir sings God Bless America, and he observed 3od has blessed America — ihrpugh people who are worthy, tvhich the people must be to deserve it. While Dr, Court was flying from Denver Friday morning to come to Algona he was called on :he plane and told the educational unit on his church was burning and would be totally destroyed. st Jonathan Simmons. They we re married, ait Corwith August 2 1904. Fire bums 29 acres AIGQNA FIREMEN were called to a grass fire Friday afternoon which burned off about 29 acres of ground owned by the city at the northe ast edge of Algona. The fire is believed to have started from a spark off a train on the Northwestern tracks. The blaze moved north to a grass area and then west almost to Metronics, Inc. There was no property damage, however. Photo by Mike Stillman. Welfare in Kossuth ever half million Benefits paid to Kossuth ounty elderly, blind or dis-i abled persons and to dependent rhildren from April 1, 1964, hrqugh Nov. 19, 1965, amount- id to $592,441, according to figures released by Kossuth ounty Department of Social Welfare. Of this amount, $543,839 was received from the Department of Health, Education and Welfare Bureau of Family Services, leaving $48,601 as the cost assumed by Kossuth County. Kossuth County reimbursements or recoveries amounted to $33,039 with $16,184 received or recovered by the county office. A proportionate share of returned funds in aid to blind, disabled and dependent children was credited to the county. A state representative has completed an audit of the books for tlie period, wWch is a rou' tine procedure. GETTINO NURSING CAP Janet Kathleen, daughter of the Pester N. Erpeldiags, Roule 2, Algona, will receive her nujv se's cap at ceremonies at '$£,. Joseph Mercy school of nursi«g at Mason. City nesi Fnday>

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