Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on June 20, 1966 · Page 4
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apOn 4-AMOMA (!•*•) AOVANCI MONDAY, JUNI 80, 1966 the beach more and the water lew. , ' '.••• . • SHOWN ABOVE isHhe> group 6t 23 t6{> dealers ot the Snap On Tool Co. from various parts of the country which arrived by chartered bus from Mason City for a tour of the local installation last Tuesday afternoon. Conducting the tour and pictured with the group are Ed Adams and Ken Peirce, far left, Ted Charles and Miles Sloniker, back row third.and second from right, and Gary Everist, far right. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. AOAIN, TMIY will sit around the eampflfe ind sing the senti- metital melodic* which hold a special place in the hearts of Camp Fire Girls, then as they do now. Once again "Weena" will ring • bell tor quiet time which she feels they will need more now thin they did as girls. There will probably be no early morning dips or evening swim* for the 12 "girls" who arrive June 18 from California, Arizona, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin and North Carolina. Said Mrs. Thorpe, "I'm so excited I can scarcely sleep. We are to be guests of the Everglades Council of Camp Fire Girls at a wiener roast on the beach, then there will be an authentic and solemn council fire. 'oday's girls in pull-overs and Bermuda shorts will . join us bloomer girls." •' Wo-He<Lo and best wishes to U of the Lu-Ho-Sho group who well know the meaning of the words WOfk, Mfialth, and Lovr as they make their golden annl-j vefsafy a shinittg occasion to sing once more "Auld Lang Syne." ' , Another precious unparalleled stone Will be added to the jewel* led memories of women who long ago learned to love their fellowman and the beauties of nature in Algorta. &M* el"** Burt polls, wfcfe weekend , K. j. Smi4fc% M». Jjiftseir is the fofmef Mary Ah« Smith Mr*. George Hawcott Tour ofWeidenhoffs vestments!" Their most vivid memories were of wonderful days and nights camping in the open, cooking on reflector ovens, hiking and enjoying and learning about nature, rowing and canoeing to the accompaniment of lively laughter and girlish pranks. "Above all, we loved to sing while canoeing and. listen to the melodious echos bounced back from the shore." "Then j there were the serious and inspirational songs at the council ! fires which we have cherished for a lifetime," says "Weena." OF THE original group, of 19 all of whom married and followed trails in various parts ol the United States, there are now 17: Mrs. Burton A. Thorpe, 614t Royal Palm Blvd., Margate, Fla. Mrs. Donald Allen, 1900 • 44th St., Des Moines; Mrs. R. A. Bur rows, 6304 Hertzen Avenue, Cincinnati, O.; Mrs. Charles Hick- mian, 220 Monroe, Lake City Mrs. Fred Bunker, Toledo; Mrs H. M. Buck, 609 Belmar Cirfife Peoriia, 111.; Mrs. C. F. Drum mond, Route 1, Blowing Rock,'.ft •"! ; Mrs. Lewis Reding, 404 S Woo~ter St., Algona; Mrs. Maur ice Cullen, 3 Johnson Place, ,^ ,, INSIDE WEIDENHOFF CORP., Ken" Peirce. President; leads a small group ot dealers through tha plant. After the tour.Tuesday the ;men from the other divisions of Snap On Tool Co. D °dS e ; Mrs- W. G. Benjamin, • «-• * '•--- ... • ... 803 3rd Avenue, S. W,,. Pipestone, Minn.; Mrs.-'GlaldyiTtriMp Paddock, 2139 West Northern Avenue, Phoenix, Ariz.; Kirs Helen Knudsen, 2146 Felspar St., San Diego, Calif.; Mrs. Alljen Salisbury, R. R. 1, Algona; Mrs. Helen Stillman, 2508 Cummings v -./.^remarked that they were greatly impressed, and that the plant was more T v ' thin they^had imagiheU ' : : •;." ; '' Exclusive Advance PI of 50 reunion Mrs. Louis Reding and Mrs. They chose the name, Lu-Ho- Allen Salisbury left last week for a.reunion.after 50 years of thi Luhosho Campfire Girls group. It is being held at Margate, Florida, at the home of the "guardian" of 50 years ago, Mrs, Burton A. Thorpe, then Martha Dewel, daughter of the I. G, Dewels, Algona. A news re:aase, from the national public relations office of the Campfire Girls'in New York reports; Happy Memories, the treasures of a jewelled past, will be revived June 17 in Margate, Fla. Fifty years ago, a group of 19 young girls in the little town of Algona, formed a unit as Camp Fire Girls. modern and • efficient, Photo by Mike Stillman. "Purity of Sho. This they considered a more or less Indian version of Lucky Horseshoe, a bend in the Des Moines River where Algona is located. According to popular legend, Algona's location removed in from the threat of tornado; The area particularly appealed to the band of romantic young girls for whom the name is still associated with laughter, sun and happy memories. "Weena," Martha Dewel, who subsequently married Burton A. Thorpe, has been the guiding light of this closely knit and now widely scattered group. She chose her name fortuitously. It expressed her ideals, for its meaning signified Mind and Spirit." DESCRIBING her Camp Fire Days, the then-guardian, Mrs. Thorpe, says, "The girls were proud to be members of Camp Fire Girls, and we had wonderful times. As I look back, we learned the real meaning of democratic living'in making the necessary adjustments, especially while camping. "I was young then and had mo other responsibilities — even the boys had gone away to World War 1. We did Red Cross work, adopted a French child, gave a Christmas party for less privileged younger children, collected 1500 books for distribution to men at any army camp, planted and tended victory gardens, and for the needy we made 16 pairs of black sateen bloomers from cast-ofi choir Mrs. Frances Elkins, the special education teacher in Burt, is attending six week summer school at Mankato State. The Frank Telliers, Doan, visited former neighbors and friends in Burt June 14. The Jolly Ten club met June 14 with Irma Doege. Wilma Fairbanks and Linda, Mary Beth Hamilton and Nadine Shi pier went to Texas Monday to visit relatives and friends. The Pat Bradleys and H. J. Lacys had their bridge club at . sister Mi*.K.J. Smith, Last week fhusday MfsrE? vin Uisef spoke ti m doflfit' ternity Guild ttRUthVen.oftJie aims and purpose of the DCCW. Wednesday at fiyerly ate .gave the satrte talk, She is northeast Deanery president. : ^ . The Myron Chipmans, Am spent the weekend At the C. Chipman's before going to Clear Lake. . "•• '" r v ; vi " ; ' ! The Paul Espes move<i Mo«r day to the Larry Holding house He is band teacher and she wil teach English in Burt. * Mary Sarchet, France* Sar chet and Mark left Sunday an( returned Tuesday, they visited Elva Simpson Jat the Mel Hotz home in Hiawatha, the War< Winkles in Cedar Rapids, am the Wallace Winkles in Belle Plaine. 1'ha Bancroft Municipal swim ming pool opened with the wa ter temperature 65 degrees. V. J. Meyer Is business manager. Janice Menke is chief life guafd ind supervisor for all water instruction Life guards are Patii- ell Dudding, Claudine Cranston, .BetrWelp/Shirley Mar- ^firidget QUiiiii, kathy Welp. fturt 1 swimmers will go 6n Tues^ day and Friday* The btis leaves at 0f40 *,m,' All After first year in school are eligible. Lowell Winter is a patient at the hospital at Spirit Lake. He entered the hospital June 13 following a coronary. •; AlViiia Hasses visited her sister Ruth in. Iowa City and reports she is slowly improving. Daniel M. Zaugg was a guest Sunday at the Ervin Ulses home and Ifeft' Monday for Rockford, 111, virtiere he will be employed this summer. 3Q_ Sac City's and Sac County's oldest resident, Mrs. Alice Harker, passed away/in Odebolt May 23rd. Mrs. Harker was born in Grant City, Iowa in 1863 and had lived all of her life in Iowa. Mrs. Seraph Rogers, Rock Rapids, passed away there May 21 at the age of 101, She was Lyon county's oldest resident. IN DOWNTOWN ^ MINNEAPOLIS EXTRAORDINARY yei inexpensive the All NtW HOTEL 3 FAMOUS DINING AND WINING ROOMS CHATEAU d«. PARIS HURDLE LOUNGE COPFfcE HOUSE One ut AIIWIM :. tu.em.Ht !„, r uu , ( u , u ,,u [»„. i.^B.» 4 «l.,i UI.CIISI si. Intl. liUtSI HAKMNU l.u... 4 u HI till 1U •.«. AltiPOfif LlMOUSint itRKiCt r>mr KALI Houti fKOM HOIU. fcMIHANCt ROOMS '""I uu «^ M. j ChJIdien under 14 fRtt Pyckmon •Minn«qpolii, Minn. 55402 flioft lend m« eelor brochure end I TKJng» l« d.9 and tee In Minneppolii. N4ME When you plan to ice THE TWINS WRITE FOR bHtClAL UKOuP urive, Oklahoma City, Mrs. Roy Whitney, 15?i Elm Green Bay, Wis.; Mrs. G. B. Turner, 9935 La Jolla Circle, North, Sun City, Ariz.; Mrs. Edward L. Smith, Star Route, Kernville, Calif. They will spend a week at Pompano Beach where their activities will of necessity be somewhat modified by the passage of years. "Weena" still plans to appoint two women as cooks for each day as she did during their camping years. For the most part, the "girls" will bring each other up to date since their last reunion in 1943. And, once again, they will take to the water, in less strenuous fashion than of yore, enjoying 4 ,,U 9 1 M * Ready now! The remarkable new HOKlDA SUPER QO AND All OTHER MODELS [ Sizzling sport version of the pop. 1 ulftr Honda 90, Top performance, sleek new design, remarkably 1. w price. See the Super 90 today at NORTH IOWA APPLIANCE CENTER 310 p, STATE,,AtQ9NA»,PHQ^: 295-38^ . 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