Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on June 23, 1966 · Page 8
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

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Thursday, June 23, 1966
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••••••••*••••«•••••••••• f YICCCKI An alligator got loose from a house where it was being kept as a pet. (It sure takes all kinds . . . ) It had been brought back from Florida by a kid and the durned thing had grown to four and half foot long. Now that's a pretty fair sized hunk of alligator to be roaming around loose. Anyway the folks who let it get away advertised for it and warned that the beastie Was a bit "delicate". The Old Goat don't know from, twice, but describing an alligator as "delicate" seems polishing the apple quite a bit. Anyway the Old Goat is going to lay off the giggle water until after that beast has been found. Pink elephants are not so bad—but alligators—whooo- <•, > All Dearths children home for parents 50th anniversary Mr. and MM. Claude Dearth* hud all of their children home for a family re-union SatUrdlft June 18, on the occasion of their Golden wedding anniversary. They had a family dinner served at noon in the VFW Mall and then held Open House to hieitdl in the dining room of Regular Baptist church during the :*!< ternoon. Here for the event were- Mf, and Mrs. Ed Casey (Ruth) and two children, Ellicott City, Md.; also their daughter and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Jim §-AL0ONA ((•*•) ADVANCE THUMDAY, JUNI tt, 19M Robert Steven's "50th" MR. AND MRS, Robert Steven will be honored at an open house Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the First Methodist church for their 50th wedding anniversary. There are 12 children and they will host the occasion. They request no gifts. All relatives and friends are invited. Lloyd and small daughter, Rhode Island; Mr, and Mrs. Herman Moore, (Lucille) Nancy, David, and Chuck, Manhattan Beach, Calif.; Mr, and Mrs. Duane Cumpston, (Mary Lee) and their four children, Atlantic; Mr. one Mrs. Ronald Hlad, (Jane) and four children, Wilson, Kans. Rev. and Mrs. Ronald Hutching! (Betty) and children, Farming ton; also the Dearchs' sons Mayntrd with hi* wife and three children, Eagle Grove; his twin brother, Marvin, from Brookley Air Force Base in Alabama; and Char to* and his wife, Algona. Also here were nieces 01 Mrs. Dearchs': Mrs. Earl Sindel with her husband, and Mr. and Mrs, Ronald Spencer, of Cambridge, Minn.; and a sister-itr law, Mrs. Gertrude Hofius with her daughter, Mrs, Sieber Park er and two children, Elk River Minn. A cousin of Mrs. Dearch who was her attendant at th< wedding 50 years ago, Mrs. EC Woteott, and her husband wer also in the family group. Telephone calls came from those who could not be presen and many friends called to of fer congratulations to the cou pie and their fine family. SOC/fTY REUNION II HILH The fifth annual Marking amily reunion was held Sunday, June 19 at the Call state park, Algona. Present were the Hu bert Markings, Algona; Phil Markings, Dissel, Minn.} Mutt' tew Platts, Algona; Clem Platts, Mason City; Gale Leeks, Bloom' ing Prairie, Minn.; Mary Rich, of Algona; Elizabeth Platt, Algona; Sister Mary Hermann, Osage; George Smiths and Albert Smith, Lake City; Mike Platts, Mankato, Minn,; and Lawrence Markings, Minnetonka, 'Minn. WINNERS NAMED Winners of prizes at St. Cecelia's carnival June 12 were Steve Smith, beef; Lawrence Gisch, golf clubs; Donald Lick teig, bike; Mrs. Henry Becker, hair dryer; Leonard Goche, clock; Bridget Bormann, radio; Betty Reynolds, hair dryer; Gar land Bradley, tackle; and Mrs. Paulson, afaghan. r § i i i i i § i i i " • ' '.[' j) • • llllllllllllllllllllllllll H I LTS ANNUAL SUMMER SHOE I I I I I I I I I OH COME NOW! Seems in Florida a doting father and his daughter had an idea for a wedding gimmick to ond all gimmick*, but once the bridegroom hoard of it ho took off into the wild blue yonder on the next plane and the fuss had to be called off. The bride was supposed to descend down a pink staircase with a machine making smoke so she seemed to be walking oh clouds—like coming down from heaven and all that sort of stuff. It was to be held at a hotel probably because no church would have a pink stairway and the idea of heaven there is going the opposite way. Anyway the groom heard of it and he hasn't been seen since. The gal's pappy had a lot of loot but evidently not enough to hold that young man. And any girl who would put on that kind of a show might not be the kind of a homebody the fellow had in mind. Maybe marriages are made in heaven and all that sort of stuff, but this was carrying it a bit too far. The Old Goat applauds. » * * WHAT'S WITH TEETH any way that the makers of all the goop for the food choppers are coming out with obnoxious com mercials for their products. The makers of (ugh) denture- stick ers are running a close secom to the toothpaste commercials as being the worst on the air And being worst isn't easy eith er. They got the kids using the paste junk and now they're after those too late to save from the 'horrible cavities by warning of denture breath, etc. Phooey to the whole lot of them. * * * THIS IS A NEW ONE. So- ems a colored girl made application to get into a nudist camp and the camp management turned her down. She got mad, asserted her civil rights, and sued the outfit. The Old Goat wonders how the U. S. supreme court in all its dignity and stuff will approach that problem when it comes up on appeal. * # * SEEMS CHEAP! There was : classified in the personals section of the Demon Register Sun day which said: "Happy Birth day Betsy. The Office gang. Now that probably set the gang back a couple of bucks, ano spread the thing all over the state among people who couU care less whether Betsy had « birthday or not. Why didn' they give her the two bucks, or at least take up a collection o enough to make it worth while if they were to do anything 0 Anyway most Betsys would jus as soon not have another birth day spread all over the state. • * * * AMONG THE RE-RUNS on the idiot tube are some pretty good original shows, probably by accident. Anyway Micky Finn is an entertaining half hour when they don't push the guest star and let the regulars do the show. Sing Along with Mitch re runs are as good as the first time. The Hope-Crosby life-review was good for oldsters who remembered most of their scenes, and that showcase of internationals so far has been all right. SHEAKLEYS - SURPRISE DAYS Thursday-Friday-Saturday June 23-25 COME AND BE SURPRISED BY THE AMAZING SAVINGS YOU'LL FIND THROUGHOUT THE STORE ON TIMELY SUMMER APPAREL AND ACCESSORIES... THREE DOTS ONLY ! MBS W-STEK | \ hildren Apparel s DRESSES SPORTSWEAR BOY'S SPORTSWEAR & SUITS ALL-WEATHER COATS Ladies Apparel DRESSES & SUITS SPORTSWEAR ALL-WEATHER COATS PURSES & MILLINERY White -Beige - Bone and Black Patent. All Sizes, 4s to 11s. All Widths, AAAAs to Es. All Heel Heights. Formerly 12.99 -13.99 -14.99 -15.99 Values NOW — 99->7 99- $ 8 99-'9.99 i^^ Smartaire Dress or Casual Shoes White - Bone - Black - Red Patent. All Heel Heights. All Widths, AAAAs to Es. All Sizes, 5s to 10s. Formerly 9.99 to 13.99 Values NOW — 4.99-fr99- $ 7.99- s 8.99 AIR-STEP, ROBINETTE, GLAMOUR DEBS DRESS FLATS & CASALS White - Beige - Bone - Black All Sizes. All Widths. AAAAs to Es. Formerly 6.99 -10.99 • 11.99 Values NOW — $ 2.99-'3.99- $ 4.99- $ 6.99 i i i i i i i i I WOMEN'S & CHILDREN'S Robin Hood & Buster Brown — CASUALS-OXFORDS - LOAFERS — Perfect for School Wear All Colors - All Sizes - All Widths Formerly 5.99 - 6.99 - 7.99 - 8.99 Values NOW — 1.99->2.99- $ 3.99- $ 4.99 i i i i i i i i i i i i I MEN'S AND BOYS' i i ROBLEE & PEDWIN g NEST — A truck owned operated by the J & 0 Oil Com' pany of Denison has a bird nest with baby birds in the interior of the truck motor. The nest is located under the hood, behind the left headlight and in front of the radiator. Van Raalle HOSIERY 66c »• Grescendoe GLOVES Black or Whit* Vi-Price I Ret. $3.89 DIAPERS 2.99 H t MIV ALGONA 'LADIES * CHILDREN'S APR ARIL ALGONA Big Buys For Summer or Back To School! Regularly 10.99 to 18.99 Values NOW — '5.99->7.99->8.99 '9 99-11.99 MEN'S - WOMEN'S - CHILDREN'S CASUALS & KEDETTES Wheat - Tan * Bone - Black White and Beige * Red and Blue Formerly 4.99 to 7.99 Values NOW- 1.99- $ 2.99-'3.99-'4.99 i i i i i i i i i i ALGONA

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