Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 19, 1966 · Page 21
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 21

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, May 19, 1966
Page 21
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ALOOMA (f«wa) ADVANCt—S THURSDAY, MAY If* It* 10 • 20 . 30 Years Ago By Molly MacDonald A weekly feature of by-gone days ••oooM»»»»oo»oa»oaoao May 7, 1936 . Kouuth County became 3,50C trees richer during the first week in May thanks to the work of the county conservation league. The league planted evergreen and spruce trees brought here by Game Warden E. V. Pierce. 1'ne project report was made at a me sung of the Algona unit presided over by iv« and well-known author, \ hid his latest short story, "Love in Minneapolis," published in the June issue of Good Mouse' keeping. A pfe^dlfOl dail Wai «ttH- ed by the AitS home economics class under the direction of Miss Helen Comfort, the course was part of a child cafe and training project. .Children, in the group were four and five-year-olds who would attend school in the fall, They were Douglas Miller, Kay Friesner, Suzanne Lafiarre, Marianna Steele, Carol Sue Sorensen, Linda Ann Smith, Timmy Harrington, Jerry Cowan, Tommy Hertz, Carol Wittkopf, Sandra Phillips, Patty Hedlund, Tommy Potter, Penelope Soev- er, Benjamin Herbst, Roberl Hutchins, Janice Jensen and Joel Harris. Loading editorial of tho day was "How About Parking Meets Here?" A quarter page ad for men'* straw hats included as current avorites Panamas, Leghorns Sailors and Bali-Buntals. Accompanying sketches reveal lots crowd including; two "old ttnv ets" who played a prominent part in the early history of the school system—George Butler* field, ST., and Ralph Walker, its new resident, Dr. J. N. Kene fick. Tho Algona Community Club held its annual meeting in the hign school gymnasium. Main item ot business was the election ot directors. board members who wore reelected were P. J. Konlhaas, G. K. LaBarre, J; U. Lowe, K. H. Miller ana M; G. Norton. New directors were Jonn bieser, Jos. bloom W. G. McCullougii, Gail fettit and L<yle Keynoios. The Advance cooking tchoo attracted l,4titf pcioous irom througnout tne county, breaKinf all autuiuanca recorus. Tin Home also orew a.recort number 01 visitors. prizes were given away by tne 'carload. In ciuded in th~ lengthy list o winners were Miss hattie Wil son, Miss Esther Quinoy am Mesdames John Konihaas, Ken neth Seeley, E. S. Skilling, D P. Smith, Joel Herbst, Wm, Finn, W. rJ. yuartoii, Casey Los. and G. D. Shumway. A. E. Kresensky, manager of the shoe department of The Gosders Co., opeived his own women's snoe and hosiery store o.i hitate fetroel in tne building and lots of brim. May ,10, 1956 iormerly occupied by the Hole- ceK ratuo auu music store. April was a blue ribbon month lor Kossuth automobile dealers. Some 130 new cars and trucks were sold in the county — more than were sold in Jan., Feb. and March combined. The Kiwanis luncheon program was a collection of.••/.'em- harassing moments." Kiwanians called on to reveal some of their most embarrassing experiences were Gail Fettit, D. R. Collins, Jos. Bloom, .J L>. Lowe and T. H. Ghnsehiiles. May 16, 1946 The dismantling of the Algona prisoner ol war camp began May 16. No word had yet been received on the city's proposal to take over the hospital build ing tor veterans housing and i few other units 01 tne camp Forty-two barracks were to be shipped to Eau Claire, Wis, and Bemidji, Minn. The camp had been put in federal land custody and M. J. Streit was namea local agent in charge. Free soap box derby films were scheduled to be shown at Bryant school to promote the local derby whicii would be held June 20. Bob Williams was named to receive entries in the derby which was sponsored by the JayCees. "Junior High Day" was observed at the Algona High School auditorium. Tne program included several choral numbers and a puppet show, "Hansel and Gretel," with soloists and chorus. Junior high students acting as puppeteers were Bob Ohristcnsen, Wendell Soppeland, Stanley Sorenson, George Platt, Montie Black, Billy Clawson, Jean Beamish, Janet Reding, Marilynne Miller, and Clau dia Pollard. Richard Sherman, Algona na THOMAS FUNERAL OHAPEl FENTON Experienced Embalmers and Funeral Directors __ A _____ ^^w ---RELIABLE 24 HOUR AMBULANCE SERVICE Tho foundation for the addition to the Burt school had been laid on the north and west of the old building.: Completion was scheduled for fall. , It was a big night for tho juniors and seniors of AHS when the second annual "All Night Party" was staged by parents of the students. Starting off the evening was the junior-senior banquet followed by a dance.'From there the students went to the Aigona theatre for a George. Gobel movie arid then on to the Moose Hall where the party continued til dawn. Door prizes donated.'.by Algona merchants were won by Ted Finley, Karen Hutchins, Sue LaBarre and Jim Etherington. Floyd Hutiall, Iowa Stato Teachers College junior from Algona, was reappointed station manager of the campus radio tation for the 1956-57 school •ear. Hodgepodge declared: "The juy who popularized the skin iy female helped cause the arm surplus." The local chapter of D.A.R. met for luncheon at Mrs. Wm K. Ferguson's. It was the last meeting of the year. Hostesses jvere Mesdames Murray Mow ers, Carrie Bourne, Chas. Pat teirson, Don Hemmingsen, Hel en Paxson, and Mrs. Richard Thompson,,. ,B,u^ lnA i i( ,,, iR Ah open house at the Swea )ity school attracted a large naiUf oi.j euiu iMUfni VT.MUUCA) Sr. Both had been on the board of education when the building was dedicated 40 year* before. Main Stem rope*tod on an In* tetesting sidelight of the Grace Kelly wedding: The Don Hut* chinsons of Algona croMed the Atlantic on the same boat as the Kelly wedding party, Their dinner table aboard ship was just a few feet away from the Kelly table and Mr. Hutchinson sat right across from the soon- to-be princess at every meal. Mrs. Hutchinson met the mother Kelly at a party aboard ship and found her to be gracious and down-to-earth. Showing at tho Algona Theatre was the season's top hit"— Kim Novak and William Holden in "Picnic." HELPFULNESS — O. 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Purchase one bos of SYNA-CUAR 12's and ret*ive one more If you hoy» time to tell u» c^out the results 5YNA-CIEA8 save you, we be p!eg«<( to hsor from you. your Merchants and J v > V > *£ )! *\ J-l "i i » M I ,,,RH Best of luck to Graduates from all 13 Kossuth High Schools * Your friendly Algona merchants would like to personally congratulate each boy and girl from the 13 area high schools who are graduating this spring . . . seniors from Algona high school and Garrigan, St. John's of Bancroft, Burt, Sentral, Lakota, Titonka, Ledyard, Swea City, LuVerne, West Bend, Corwith-Wesley, and Twin Rivers are all offered our best wishes. May you continue to be a success in your life which is before you. * THIS MESSAGE SPONSORED BY THESE PUBLIC • SPIRITED ALGONA MERCHANTS HQNSBRUCH DRUG - ALGONA JEWELRY Sharp's Jewelry Wiltgen Jewelers Dean's BUILDING Algona Plumbing & Heating Carson » for Color Cowan Corp. Funk Plumbing & Heating P. R, Irons Heating & Plumbing Laing Heating & Plumbing Millar Lumber Co- Saiter's Davis Paint Store Sherwin-Williams Color Center United Building Centers/ Inc. FARM EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS Universal fVianurdcturing Co. FURNITURE — OFFICE SUPPLIES Bjustrom Furniture Co. Read's Furniture & Carpets, Inc Foster's SPECIAL SERVICES Algona Advance Aigona Greenhouses Consolidated Co-op. Creameries North Central Public Service Co. Post Transfer Co. The Smoke Shop Ludwig's Cafe Reid's Laundry & Cleaning Village SEWING MACHINES Algona Flour & Feed Co. Joe Bradley Butcher Bros. Taylor Implement Co. Ernie Williams Algona Implement Algona Product North Iowa Sewing Machine Co. APPLIANCES & TELEVISION Tom's Radio & TV Electronic Specialties North Iowa Appliance Center DRY CLEANERS * LAUNDRY Marshall & Swift Cleaners Modern Dry Cleaner* Elk Cleaners CLOTHING & SHOES The Chrischilkes Sforo Christensen's Stylo Center Grahams Department Store Leuthold Williams (Hub Clothiers) Kirk's Shoe Store J. C- Penney Co. S & L Co. Sheakleys Shilts Brownbilt Shoe Store lender's FINANCIAL Iowa State Bank The Security State Bank Home Federal Savings & Loan Assn. ENTERTAINMENT Algona ft Starlit* Theatres. Tall Paul'* DRUG STORES Honsbruch Drug Rusk Drug & Jewelry HARDWARE Coast-to Coast Stores Gambles Frederick Hardware Store AUTOMOTIVE Viking Oil Co. Dau's Garage Jack's 0. K. Tire Service Kossuth Motor Co. Taylor Motor Co. Percival Motors VARIETY STORES Bomgaars Ban Franklin Harrison'f Variety

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