Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on June 2, 1966 · Page 15
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 15

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 2, 1966
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10 • 20 - 30 Years Ago By Molly MacDonald A weekly feature of by-gone days May 24, 1956 Plant wtre announced for blacktopping an additional 62Vfc miles of farm-to-market roads in Kossuth County by the end of the summer. This would give Kossuth the largest number of hard-surfaced roads in the state. Data* for the local Girl Scout Day Damp were set for June 12, 13 and 14, and the overnight camp was to be the first week in June at DolHver State Park, Lehigh. Attending with the girls would be Mesdames Helen Mikes, Bob LaBarre, Geraldine McKeam, Helen Kelley, Opal Ankenbauer, Russell Picket, Mel Bay, Dick Norton and Max Bartholomew. Twenty-three whiskered gentlemen from West Bend were pictured on the front page preparing for the big West Bend centennial celebration to be held the next week. Chairman of the centennial program was Archie Pert!. Perry St. John and Larry Kueck were named winners for Kossuth County in an amateur competition sponsored by KV- FD-TV in Fort Dodge. Both boys played guitars and Perry also sang. Rickie Post celebrated his fifth birthday at a party given by his mother, Mrs. Dick Post. Guests were Kathy and June Ann Chrischilles, Christy Weydert, Debby Lee, Ronnie and Joe Thompson, David Stienblo- ck and Jeffry Pickett. Hodgepodge noted "If you always keep your nose on the grindstone you don't see much." Emory Smith officially took over his duties as Postmater of Lakota. Nick Behrends had b en acting postmaster since the resignation of W. J. Leslie. On the editorial pegs, the Advance took note of the ruckus that was going on in Des Moines over daylipht having time. The pff-again, on-again Jiassel was likened to something out of Alice in Wonderland. ALOONA (lewi) ADVANCi-3 THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 1966 j *:_- • ._.-••-.' ...... _^_ To itadf Frtnch In Canada school Word has just been received that Sister Mary Alfred, OSP, French teacher at Garrigan has been accepted by 1'Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada, to study French this summer, July 2 to August 12. Laval has an international record for the teaching of French; consequently, it is an honor to be allowed to participate in its courses. All students who attend must sign a pledge to speak French exclusively while in Quebec. In addition to offering excellent instruction in French, Laval plans for its summer school students guided tours to many historic as well as scenic spots in Canada. Four from Kossuth aro graduated Four from Kossuth were awarded diplomas at commencement at Ames Saturday. They are Melvin J. DeGeeter, son of the Screal DeGeeters, Bancroft, in animal science; Earl E. Jentz, in industrial administration and Jon L. Jentz, in agricultural business, both sons of the Walter W. Jentzes, Fenton; and La verne M, Rlocke, certificate in chemical industries technology, daughter of the Walter Klockes, Ledyard. Retiree Miss Verna Parks HELLO Algona ... New* of famlllM and newly married couple* who have recently moved to Algona. first grade teacher in the Osage community school, was honored at a tea in Osage upon her retirement after 43 years of teaching in Iowa schools. She. has taught 11 years in the Osage schools and prior to that in Renwick and New Hartford. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Krapp moved here from Bancroft in mid-April. He works at Joe Bradley Equipment and she is a secretary for the Shumway, Kelly and Fristedt law firm. They have two sons, Steven, 8, and Robert, 7. Mrs. Krapp is the former Pat O'Donnell of Lone Rock. The Krapps reside at 804 North Thorington. They attend St. Cecelia's church. * * * Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Veld came to Algona from Harlan, Iowa, about six months ago. Mr. Void is a lineman for the city and his wife, Henrietta, works for Druggist Mutual. Their six- year-old son Vincent goes to Bryant school. The family lives at 1209 East Linden. * # * Mr. and Mrs. Richard Grandgenett, 414 South Jones, moved here from St. Benedict in December. He is a Standard Oil agent and she is with the tele phone company. They have a daughter, Denise, who is four. Mrs. Grandgenett is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Goetz of Wesley. The Grandgenetts attend St. Cecelia's church. * i> * Mr. and Mrs. Donald Minard are living at 902 North Minnesota. They came to Algona from Irvington in April. Mr. Minard works for Merryman Construction. His wife, Margery, does special duty at the rest home part-time. They have a little girl, Cindy, who is two. Mrs. Minard's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Henderson of Algona. former Mary Bradley* daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bradley. The young couple attends St. Cecelia's church. * <! * Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Cubit, Jr. have been living at 314 East ril 29. They formerly lived in ril 29. They former lived in Monticello, Iowa. Mr. Cubit is district sales manager for Ralston-Purina. They have four children: Jim, 12; Mary. 9; Andrea, 7; and Mark, 3. The family goes to the Methodist church. Rapid*. Joyce will begin work on Tuesday, May 31 at Collins Radio in Cedar Rapids for the summer. Barbara Ruprick of Forest Corwith Mrs. Harry L. Maw ee»ee»eeeeeea»e»ee»»»»»» May 30, 1946 The Kiwanis club gave a picnic for the Cub Scouts at "Kiwanis" Park near Plum Creek. Among the servers were Ray Beamish, W. A. Barry, Jr., Dr. C. C. Shierk, Chester Kurtz, Frank Huxtable and Don Hutchins. Irvington school No. 4 closed for the summer with a picnic honoring Mrs. Helen Brown, teacher there for seven years who was "retiring" to be a homemaker in Algona. The school had an enrollment of ten that year with two completing eighth grade—Harlan Johnson and Richard Mawdsley. Richard had perfect attendance for four years. The Carl Bean Orchestra was playing at the Pink Ballroom in Titonka. Admission was 75c, A quarter-page ad announced "Room a-plenty in Milwaukee Road Coaches," It went on to assure readers of a smooth, silent ride with no delays—"You get there on time on The Milwaukee Road." Mrs. Chester Willey enter tained in celebration of the fifth birthday of her twins Mildred and Margaret. Adults present were Mesdames Harold Roth; Paul Richardson, Leslie Huff, George Willey and Percy Kuhn of St. Paul. May 21, 1936 Primary voters were faced with a long list of candidates— 48 names on the GOP ballot and 36 on the Democratic slate. There were two county contests among the Republicans: A. J. Berens, Bancroft and Gilbert Hargreaves were running for the nomination for sheriff and Edwin C. Hovey and E. N. Taylor were after the county audh tor nomination. In the Democratic camp, contests included C. R. Janvrin and E. J. Butler for auditor, R. S. Blossom and M. J. Puffy for treasurer, Earl Kinsey, Swea City, and Mrs. E. J. McEvoy for district court clerk and Carl Dahlhauser and Casey for sheriff. Algona, was her aunt. The twenty year ago column (1916) noted that William Steele, Jr., had received a Shetland pony for his eighth birthday. A harness and buggy had been ordered. Charles Cretzmeyer had sent home two medals he won at Harvard in a track meet. He planned to go to Germany in the summer to attend the Olympics. Catherine McCall, who had been attending the American Institute of Business at Des Moines, had been appointed national secretary of a sorority for business girls, Denise Bredall WPS hostess to school friends on her seventh Birthday. Guests were Ruth Ann iutler, Loretta Burbank, Nina \Iae Murray, Katherine Knud jon, Jimmy Lee 1 Holt, Bobby Kuhn, Ruth and Bob Holtzbau er, Mary Ann Furst, Bonnie Me Nabb and Frances Bunting. Mr. and came here Mrs. May David 3 from Evans Fairfield, Iowa. He is the new District Scout executive for District 6. They live at 811 East Elm with their 22-month-old daughter, Joanne. * * * Dr. and Mrs. Jack Clapsaddle have bought a home at 203 South Minnesota. Dr. Clapsaddle, a dentist, has begun practice here after eight years in Sioux City. His wife and children will join him here June 6 when school is out in Sioux City. Their youngsters are John, 12; Dana, 10; Sara, 7; Mike, 5; and Ann, 3. Dr. Clapsaddle graduated from Algona High School. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Horace Clapsaddle, former Algonians. The family attends the Episcopal church. « «' * Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Waller returned to Algona from Des Moines recently and ara living at 310 West College. He is working for the Algona Upper Des Moines. Mrs. Waller is the Guests at the Marvin Sloan home following graduation of Kenneth were Mrs. Mary Bjor son, Mr. & Mrs. George Glaiwe, Mr ; & Mrs. Dennis Glawe, Mr. & Mrs. Cecil Glawe and family, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Krauss and girls, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Sloan and family, Mr. and Mrs. Max Sloan and family, Helen Sloan, Mr. and Mrs. George Krauss and Marvin, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Krauss, Mrs. Nellie Thompson, Judy Marks, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Zeigler and family, Mrs. Ann Zeigler, Mrs. Martha Par- dum, Mr. and Mrs. John Oxley, Mr. and Mrs. John McMahon, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Scott, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Schwab and family, and Peggy and Debbie Poage. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Widen entertained the following after graduation in honor of their son John's graduation: Mr. and Mrs. Jim Siebrands of Dumont Mrs. Helen Arndorfer of Clear Lake, Sherrie of Algona, Mr and Mrs. George Yeoman, Dale Yeoman and Paula, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mitchell and faun ily, Maynard Yeoman, E. J. Wi den, Mr. and Mrs. Jos Grand genett and Alice, Mr. and Mrs Charles Widen and sons, Dale Widen, Mr. and Mrs. Robar Skelley and family, also teach ers and friends. ' A-son ; 'was b6rn"'o'n Wedaes day, May 18 to Mr. and Mrs Dale Yeoman at the Hancocl Memorial hospital, Britt. He weighed 7 Ibs., 13 oz. and nam ed Daniel William. Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Geary, Mike .and Pam and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Krebs and family were Sunday dinner guests at the Charp'sl Hauswirth home, of Goldfield were callers at Mi', and Mrs. Ben Krebs and Joyce and W. D. McCutcheon the Don Krebs home at Cadar City and Mick Will of Waverly visited the weekend at the Fred Will home. Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Morris, Mrs. C. E. Cram and Mrs. Ce* cila Lauer of Lohrville, visited Sunday afternoon and were supper guests at the Carrol Cram home. Mr. and Mrs. John Micklick and Mr. and Mrs. My ron Cram were afternoon cal lers. Guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Perkin Tuesday evening following graduation in honor of their daughter Karen's graduation were out of town guests Mrs. Harold Perkin, Mrs, Robert Hoover, Mrs. Alta Pigman of Britt, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Penning of Britt, and Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Perkins and daugh ter of Swaledale. Mr. and Mrs. Tjeren Nerem had a reception honoring their daughter Kristi's graduation at the St. John Lutheran church following graduation. Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Meyers met Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Rouse of Ayshire at Fenton on Sunday where they decorated the graves for Memorial day. Guests at the Phil Puffer home following graduation in honor of Joel were Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Gillespie, Mrs. Verle Elmore and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry uffe'r of Algona, Mr. and Mrs. 1. R. Puffer of Britt, Mr. and flrs. Bill Puffer of Corpus Ohristi, Mr. and Mrs. George tiansmith of Burt, Mr. and Mrs., Dale Zeigler and family, Mrs. Anil Zeigler, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Williams and Mike, Mrs, Earl Wilhite and Jim, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Hash, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Bonnstetter and Roil, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Thompson and Zona, Mr. and Mrs. John Puffer and Jane, Mrs. Esta Schuiz, Mrs. Richard Nail and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Hankins, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mortimor, Ann Meyers, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Mclntire, Mrs. John Babcock, and Mrs. Archie Cockrell. Guests at the Cecil Nail's in honor of their daughter Jane's graduation were Mr. and Mrs. Dale Mower and Judy of Ellendale, Minn., Mrs. Dorothy Robinson and Tom Trenary of Dakota City, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Anderson of Des Moines, Mrs Bertha Nail, Mrs. Doris Nail Mr. and Mrs. Richard Nail and family, Mrs. Ben Ross, Mr. and Mrs. John Adams Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Dave Johnson and son, Mr and Mrs. Orville Anderson and Mike, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Frey and Ivan, Mr. and Mrs. Free Will, Mrs. Rollie Hankins and Judy, Mr. and Mrs. Thurman Gaskill, Rev. and Mrs. Frank Considine, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Logsdon and Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Wigness. Guests after commencemen Wednesday evening at the Ken neth Wagner home in honor ol Vicki were Mr. and Mrs. Wayn< Smith and family of Clear Lake Mr. and Mrs. Val Moore am sons of Humboldt, Mr. and Mrs Norman Chambers and family itr. and Mrs. Robert Chambers, hfr. and Mrs. Earl Chambers, and Mrs. Jesse Scott, Mr. nd Mrs. Wilbur Metriam and affiily, and Rev. and Mrs. Frank Considine. Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Morris, eeeeee»»ee»eee»»»«eeeee»eeee»»eee»»»eeeeaa»»«a» Mrs. G. E. Cram Mftd MM, , cila Lauer of Lohfvilk VMtttl Sunday afternoon and *feMM£ per guests at the CArroll (mm home. Mr, and Mrs. John Mk*< lick and Mr. and Mrs. ifyttft CraM were afternoon ALL LAW OFFICES IN KOSSUTH COUNTY WILL BE CLOSED • Thursday Afternoon, June 2 • Friday All Day, June 3 FOR LAWYER'S CHAUTAUQUA KOSSUTH COUNTY BAR ASSN. It was revealed that Jean Arthur, movie star who appeared opposite William Powell at the Gail theatre the previous week, h^d been born in Burt. 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