Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 12, 1966 · Page 9
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, May 12, 1966
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IIIIIIIIMMIHIMMM 10-20-30 Years Ago By Molly MacDenald A weekly feature of by-gone days Alqono H<muth THURSDAY, MAY 12,1946- ALOONA, IOWA residents. . Mrs. Qrville Nelson, Britt, West Bend school voters reject "religious" appeal May 3, 19S6 The Weidenhoff plant was sold to Snap-on Tool Corp, of Kenosha, Wis., for $320,000. Ken Peirce, manager oi the Weidenholi plant, Was retained as manager ot the new plant. The iormer Weidenhoff, inc., manufactured electronic motor testing equipment, At the tune of tne saie, tne plant employed 2a persons. The Algona High School Junior-Senior Banquet was nek May 4, kicking on a month of' activities honoring the 63 graduating seniors. At St. Cecelia's, the banquet and prom were to be held at tne K.O. Hall to honor the 22 memoers of the graduating class. LuVerne Postmaster Bert Ramus was named one of three vice presidents of tne Iowa branch of the National League of Postmasters at tneir annual convention. Loren Nelson, Algona high school senior, pitched a no-hitter to lead his mates to a ft-1 victory over St. Cecelia's Academy in the first round of tne sectional tourney. Playing at the Algona Theater was a drama called "The Night Holds Terror." Included We*t fend — Voters in the West Bend Community School district were publicly commended by the Iowa Civil Rights Commission last week for overwhelmingly turning down "An appeal to religious bias." Tne commission reported . it had investigated and confirmed reports that just before the recent school board election here, an anonymous note was sent to moat non-Roman Catholic voters urging them to vote for Protestants. and Mrs, Leonard Amdorfer Judged the good grooming content of the Orthel Jolly Workers 4-H club Saturday in the 1 Central rural schooihouse. The | girls gave their mothers a tea. Mrs. Arvin Larson taught the Wesley kindergarten class last week as Anna Mom was ill, The I Corwith and the Wesley kindergarten classes took the metro- A ^ was 50,^ M ay 7 ift the pqlitan readiness tests Tuesday - .'.,.. and Wednesday of last week, | Prospective kindergarten children have been frequent visi- man's Mother's Day were the Reese Martins, Barling, Alfred Hildmans, Burt, Cyril Kellners, Bode and the Irwin and elite Hildmahs. Mother's Day guests of Mrs. Joe Meurer were the Don yo- gels, Lohrville, and Fritz Vogels, Churdaii, The Don Vogel's daughter, Lisa, 4, stayed for a longer Visit with her grandmother and uncle. MIMM+W Mrs. John Paulson of Wesley, Mrs. Lorraine Smith and Mrs. laity Maw were Friday after' oon coffee guests at the home Wesley Guild program, work _j | UAl'll JMfcVv; W^CIt AA t^u^iftfr »aw* tV si tors at the public schools the WJ.1CKC OI>UUCIB Vi A li\> **\s ¥¥ TT * W* I • » i " it C.S. officers will be installed P«*-three months, during church services Sunday] The David Roquets will move * ' May 25 from the Methodist parsonage to Fort Dodge, where he a will DO employed at the Centra... _-__i1|lab. He has taught in the Cor- wiii n* 6 ® 1 'I m th. Wesley schools the past [college student. The new May 22. I CIRCLES TO MEET Methodist circles The Methodist church and re-shing James Thomas, director of the state commission, said the in 'the cast was a young known—Vince Edwards. May 9, 1946 un- two Roman Catholic incumbents ran first and second in the election. There were eight candidates for seven positions on the newly reorganized West Bend district ELECTED were: H. P. Mertz with 341 votes; John O. Montag —332; W. Richard Brown—323; Ralph Struthers—320; Louis Henrikson—299; Verner Wirtz —255; and Ronald Meyer—255 The other candidate was Sid ney L. Anliker with 198 votes Mertz, Montag, Brown, Stru thers and Wirtz were incumbents on 'the former West Bend board, while Meyer and Anliker were incumbents on the former Rodman School Board. THE RECENT reorganization combined the West Bend District and part of the Rodman District. The merger was necessitated by the new state law which provides that all non-high school districts must be part of Wesley — St. in."" Circle 1 will have a May Day v breakfast at John Paulson's May year ' 26. Circle 2 will meet May 18 . . with Marilyn Schipull, andCir- parsonage are being Guildl° le 3 w* 11 meet with Dorothy lea M«v Henderson May 18. New circle Anna and Ethel Flom spent y ' names were drawn for the next the May 1 weekend in Moline year. There will be one night; 111., guests of Rev. and Mrs. R to come • .sfion wvrK ••WWV*MM i"". • .*• * <t A. -i -*-«T '_. to roll bandages and| circ ^ e ^^ y ear ant * two daytime do other work for the cnarities. circles Material for bandages, hospital L U/SU ,. B .. »«•»» gowns, compressesT etc., are SHJWER IS DATED badly needed. An appreciation Norma Goetz will be given a tea for the nuns will be held, pre-nuptial shower May 13 in and Father Phillips will show st - Joseph's parish hall at eight films of his European trip. Cir- \°' cloc *- S4he is a daughter of the cle 4 will serve lunch. On the J° e Goetzes and will marry circle are Mesdames John Hild-1 Francis Biegger, son of Mrs. Hainan, Gerald Kirsch, Art D June Algona High School announced tne addition ot two new faculty members who would begin their assignments in the iall. Leon Martin was to be the new wrestling coach and industrial arts teacher. For the first time a course in vocational agriculture would be ottered. It would be 'taught by George W. Sefrit who had been recently discharged from the army. The Security State Bank in stalled an "Alter Hours" depository for the convenience of businessmen. high school districts by July 1. Rodman has 'been operating a school only through the eighth grade. Corwith Mrs. Harry L. Mew 11K114,- .WAan* A*UOV», •«* * A *«•**•«*, t . ,1. "I^T *«Wm Haupily Albert Lickteig, 4 - S* 16 * employed by North- Joseph Hauptman, LeRoy Gran"- western Bell Telephone in Des dganett, Elmer Doughan, John Momes andL he is employed by Hauptman, Aug. Studer, Don the post oifice in Des Moines Hauptman, Jack Vitzthum, Ben | Studer Sr., Geo. Cink, Larry Flaherty, Marilyn Albertson, Richard Hammond, Rosalie Bonavia, and Iren Hanig, Angeline Foertsch and Audea Haverly. HONES FROM PACIFIC Gary Smith, in the navy, son of the Richard Smiths, phoned or Mother's Day Saturday from he Philippine Islands. He had ust arrived there that day having been stationed with the Navy Assault Force near Da Nang, Viet Nam, since January. He has been in the Navy a little over a year and was in San Diego, Calif, and Chicago, 111. for technical training beiore leav ing for Viet Nam, He will be assigned to another ship for further sea duty. He had serv Britt hospital to the (Janice) Bill Ludwigs, Corwith. This is heir first child and she has >een named Angela Marie. The George Vitzthums and Mrs. Ag nes uidwig are the grandpar Rev. Paul Lutz, a former pas tor of R«nwick-Corwith church es -was installed as the pastor of St. John ! s Lutheran church on Sunday. He was installed ed on an LCU while in Viet Nam. DATE SPECIAL SERVICE The Methodist church will The county ministerial essoci- . R e v. William Planz of Titonka. ation met at the Baptist church He was serving at Onawa, Iowa in Bancroft for a covered dish before coming to Corwith. luncheon and business meeting. An all activity banquet is be- Rita Hayworth and Glenn i"g planned for May 11 at the Ford were emoting at the Call Corwith school and is sponsored Theater in "Gilda." They fol- ty * he Corwith-Wesley Mer- lowed Johnny Weissmuller, the chants clubs current Tarzan - Mr. and Mrs. John Mulhn current larzan. I d Mr and ^ Howard Mul . A biography of Dr. C. H. Un and daughter were Sunday Cretzmeyer written by a high dinner guests at the home of school Uudent, lola Schoby, was Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Mullin published as a sample of work m honor of the birthday of Mr. being done by an Algona high Leonard Mullins. school English class. Sixty-six Mrs. Gail Skelley, Mrs. Char- such biographies of Algonians j es Higgle, Mrs. Ray Perkin and were written as a class project. Mrs. Harry Maw, school lunch Twelve delegates of the Algo- cooks in the Corwith school, at- na Junior Chamber of Com- tended the State School Food merce headed by president Al- Service Association Convention len Buchanan left for the state held in the Veterans Auditor- Jaycee convention in Davenport, m™ on Saturday, April 30. Mrs. * * * Jack Shipman drove them down to Des Moines. April 30, 1936 The Advance's seventh annual cooking school opened with a bigger display of merchant's specialties than ever before. More than 400 persons were expected to attend the lectures and demonstrations daily. An even dpien applicants turned up to write the exam for the postmaster job at Bancroft. The test was administered in the Bryant building. The old bandstand on the Algona court house grounds was taken down to make way for $200 worth of shrubbery. The board of supervisors was undecided about a new location for the bandstand, have special services. Sunday May 15 for graduates of th 8th grade, high school and college. The 8th graders include Janet Schipull, Joan Rasmussen, Jack Robinson and Terry Smith, and the high school students include Vicki Detmering, Fred Rasmussen, and Marlene Harr. Mavis Nygaard is the BABY BOY DjES The Ernest Gerdeses, Woden, mourn the death of a boy, Ernest Jr., who was born Saturday night and died several hours ater. Mrs. Gerdes is the former lose Studer, daughter of the ate Alf Studers. They have 5 ons. TO CONFIRM 43 Bishop Greteman, Sioux City, will administer the sacrament of confirmation to 43 children, Ascension Day, May 19 at the LO o'clock mass. The Holy Name Society will meet that evening in the parish hall. Mary Jane Bluml and Jean Rand, Minneapolis, spent the weekend with the former's mother, Mrs. Mary Bluml. Mrs. George Vitzthum am Mrs. Viola Studer visited the George Wards, Clear Lake, Sat urday. Mrs. Ward and her daughter, Mrs. Sam Haag, Algo- Berntsen, pastor of the Evan gelical Free church there. Mrs Mag. Bleich accompanied them ana visited a college classmate Enroute home Sunday they vis ited the Hoover Graves, Wes Branch. Mrs. Lucy Brabec returne Saturday trom St. Louis, Mo., aiiter tnree weeks with her daughter, the Herbert Rices. ivirs. Viola Studer was a Mother's Day guest of her son, the Bill Studers, Algona. Donna Bleich, who teaches in Moline, 111., spent the Mother's Day weekend at her par- ntal Frank Bleich's. The Leo Goetzes visited their aughter, the Dennis Vitz- mms, in Esthervilie May 1. The John Hildmans were Moher's Day guests of her moth- r, Mrs. Maggie Hilbert, Algo- ents. Chris Nygaard, student in Ames, spent the weekend a the parental Chas, Nygaard's. The Clarence Nelsons joined the Duane Kelchs, Hampton, the Eugene Kelchs, Art Kelchs and David, Corwith, and Ole Cowley, Lake City, for a Mother' Day dinner at the Holiday Inn at Ft. Dodge Sunday. The Clarence Golwitzers we re Sunday guests at John Go witzer's Jr., Algona. They join ed a large group of relatives for the dinner for Joan who re ceived her first holy commun ion that morning in St. Cecelia Catholic church. EXPERT PRINTING AT THE ADVANCE Cotwith MM. H«rry U, Mew »e«»M»e»«e»«eeeeee»»e» of Mrs. Addle Hamm. friends give a, stow , evening in th^Methodiii who Will become Mick Will on June 4 it Wis. Mr. and Mitf, Walter «—-, gattcr, who tave spent the wii| ter in Lakewbfth, Fla., fetun| ed to their home on Saturday, . GRADUATION Memory Books 35c * •$ di fr GET THEM AT THE ADVANCE 1 s na, had attended the wedding of their niece and cousin Sall^ Ringham, daughter of the Ben Ringhams, and Robert Becker Mason City, at the Trinity Lu theran Chapel in Mason City They will live in Rochester Minn., where he is an electri cian at the Mayo Clinic. Th Ringhams are former Weslej The John Loebigs, Ankeny, risited his father, Vic Loebig, at the Britt hospital, his mother Mrs. Vic Loebig at the West- lew Rest Home, Britt, and her parents, the Frank Wellicks, also at Britt. Dan and Vicki Amdorfer, Cedar Rapids, spent the May 8 weekend at the parental Leon ard Arndorfers. The Elmer Doughans were Sunday guests for Vicki's birthday May 9. A boy was born May 6 in the Britt hospital to the Don (Char lene) Hauptmans and has been named Garret Don. He has brothers and one sister, who v sited relatives during their mother's absence^ The Reese Martins, Earling, and J. P. Haupt- mans, are grandparents. Mrs. great Sophia Hildman is the grandmother. Mother's Day guests at Richard Smith's were the Glenn Fullers, Humboldt, and Rae Smiths, Klemme. Callers at Mrs. Sophia Hild- What to do about obscene or other offensive phone calls *':. ,y. We are very much concerned about these calls. Should you happen to receive any, the following simple guidelines provide an effective way for you to stop them: '* 1. Hang up—if the caller does not say anything. ; , — at the first obscene word or improper personal question. — if the caller does not identify himself to your satisfaction. 2. Don't keep talking to the caller— what he really wants is an audience. Don't be that audience. Remember, you are in control of your phone. You can end any conversation simply by hanging up. By following these guidelines, you can usually discourage someone from continuing to call you: If the .calls do.persist, call; the Tele-' phone Business Office. We want to"help in investigating and apprehending these callers. Northwestern Bell Telephone Company Need Printing? Call the ADVANCE* STORE-WIDE - CLIP AND SAVE - FRIDAY A SATURDAY MAY 13 & 14 - GUP AND SAVE FRIDAY & SATURDAY MAY 13 & 14 4 YD. DRESS LENGTHS A wide variety of patterns to choose from. All machine washable. 4 yds. 1. PENNEY'S I I Thirty-nine Ledyard pupils took part in the county music festival held in Algona. Twenty-five eenti would buy two pounds of hamburger or three cans of pork and beans or three packages of puffed wheat. Superintendent 0, B, lain? released the names of 73 seniors who would graduate from Algona high school in May. Fitters and Uymen from 4$ Presbyterian churches in the district met in Algona. More than 200 persons registered for the sessions. The Weslty high whoel hall club capital^d, on ft. Cecelia's "lack of t*j»$rien<* w& wild pitching" to - defeat the Academy JO-3- Advertise in the Advance -~ laroest PAIQ circylatUml for a) Weddings f) Proms • Special Events Be Correctly Attired in the Newest and Finest Formal Wear LEUTI W<WVf/»W!!WWil\f/J(W^ MISSES JAMAICA SETS Printed blouse with solid shorts, ideal for the warm weather ahead, Siies 8 • 16. 3.00 PENNEY'S GIRLS JAMAICA SETS 3 PC. SEERSUCKER SET — Crop Top, Jamaica Fashion Breech. Ass't. Colors. Sizes 7 • 14 '3.00 PENNEY'S GIRLS JAMAICA SETS 3 PC. SEERSUCKER SET — Crop Top, Jamaica Breech. Ass't. Colors. Sizes 3 • 6x. 2.50 PENNEY'S BOYS KNIT SHIRTS Several collar styles to choose from in easy washable fabrics. Sizes 6 - 18 2 for 3.00 PENNEY'S BOYS WALKING SHORTS Continental and University Grad styles in both solid and plaids. Sizes 6-18. 2 for 3.00 PENNEY'S PENN-PREST DRESS SHIRT Men's short sleeve shirts in wanted No-iron fabric and several collar stylet, 2 for 5.00 PENNEY'S tew* MENS PAJAMAS Short sleeve and knee length P.J.s in wanted easy care fabrics. Sites Sm. to XL. >2.00 PENNEY'S MENS PENN-PREST SLACK Wanted casual slacks in our easy care fabric. Assorted Colors. Sizes 30-36 3.99 PENNEY'S WOMENS SLEEPWEAR Waltz length gowns and Baby Doll P-J-s. Sizes Small, Medium, Large. Ass't. Colors. 2.00 PENNEY'S

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