Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on June 23, 1966 · Page 13
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 13

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10 - 20 - 30 Yeors Ago By Molly MaeDonald A weekly feature of by-gono days JUNE 14, 1956 Operation "Hay Lift" was underway in the county as a result of Governor Hoegh's proposal designed to aid farmers in the southern part of the state which was hit by drouth. The extension service and the Farm Bureau were working on securing hay along roadsides to be transported by national guard trucks to the drouth-stricken areas. A drive for membership in the Chamber of Commerce was to begin with Lyle (Bud) Anderson as chairman and committee members Wm. Ressler, Brail Wright, Phil Diamond, Dwayne Lighter and Jack Chrischilles. work camp it Okoboji were Harry MoCorkle. Donald Rieken, Paul Sdieftck and N. A. Price, Leading ladles lor the w«ek twenty years ago at the Call theater were Maureen O'Hara, La< ha Turner and Ingrid Bergman. JUNI 11, 1936 Banner headline proclaimed "Maniac Suspect Arrested Here." The suspect was believed to be one of a band of crimin' ally insane killers who had escaped from a state hospital in Minnesota. He was picked up by Constable Newville and Marshals Green and Van Alstyne. A Dutch lunch was to be held at the Country Club during which members would listen to the Louis-Schmeling fight on the radio. The Algona Grays baseball team was reorganized and > a board of governors named Members were L. J. Nelson, J W. Kelly, Dr. F. C. Scanlan, Al- bsrt Granzow, L. A. Copp, How ard M. Vinson and R. B. Waller T. H. Chrischilles, in describing his family's vacation trip by car to California, notes: "To off set the apparent disadvantages THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 1966 ALOONA (Iowa) ADVANCf-S The mercury edged close to |of graveling by automobile, the- • . ** t*Cft. 1C TnAi Anerv nvt«l «%nn*f «*.•**• n.C the century mark as Algona sweltered in 97 degree heat. Pictured in caps and gowns getting ready for the processional at the SUI commencement exercises were two Algonians: Carole Finn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Finn, and Madonna Skogstrom, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John McGuire. Hodgepodge noted, "Perhaps the most relaxed person in the world is the fellow who lost in the primary." Judy Murtagh was one of the 73 girls with the SUI Scottish Highlanders who would appear on the Ed Sullivan show in July, according to Main Stem. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eugenie Murtagh, had tickets for the re is the ease and comfort of the modern 1936 car, replete with every scientific improvement from comfortable springs to radio." Irene Dunne was starring at the Call theater in "Showboat" with Paul Robeson and Helen Morgan. Prices were lOc, 26c and 36c. Jantzen swim suits were advertised for $2.95 to $5.95. From the Twenty Years Ago column (1916): "The biggest primary election vote in the history of the county had been cast. Women's suffrage was defeated in Kossuth by 310 votes and it also lost in the state. "William Jennings Bryan was listed as a special attraction lor Sullivan show. Following _ . ,, , , ,- , show, the Highlanders would . the local chautauqua." leave for a two-mouth tour of Europe, England and Scotland. New treasurer is elected fer Ottosen group Ottosen — The Legion Auxil iary met Monday night with Mrs. Olvin Haug. Election of officers was held, and all were reelected except for the treasurer, Who serves a .wo. year term in different yea•s. Mrs. Allan Wehrspann is he new treasurer. Officers holding over are Pre- >ident, Mrs. Dean Telford; vice. Mrs. Mike Coyle; sec., Mrs Olvin Haug; chaplain, Mrs. Mar* tin Meyer; Sgt., Mr.}. Conraci Johnson; and historian, Mrs. Victor Meyer. Mrs. Le Roy Worby gav«* a report on the county meeting at Humboldt. Mrs. Olvin Kaug *ave a report on the eighth district meeting at Ft. Dodge. Arlys Wehrspann gave a report on her experiences at Hawkeye Girls State. , The Auxiliary decided to sell popcorn and candy bars at all the ball games at Ottosen this summer. Mrs. Oliver Kinseth and Arlys Wehrspann were guests. children, H*dend* Heights, Calif., came. Suftday to visit the ftay Pftntl«* Th«y vtere en- rotitc to Mihfteipolis where they Whittemore girl married Ottosen Mrs. Donald Usher MARY KAY Neitzel, daughter of Mr. D. A. Neitzel of Whittemore, became the bride of David Strickler, son of Mrs. Helen, Strickler of Algona, in a double ring ceremony performed at St. Michael's Catholic church at 10:30 o'clock Saturday morning, June 11. The Rev. Phillip J. Dailey officiated. Sister Mary Madonna and Marilyn Gengler were organists. Mrs. Dean McAfee of Garner, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Mrs. Edward Stattle- mann of West Bend, the groom's sister, was a bridesmaid. Miss Brenda McAfee, the bride's niece, was flower girl. Robert Heinen of Algona, a friend of the groom, served as best man, and Franklin and Timothy Hagg of Algona, friends of the groom, served as groomsman and ringbcarer. Robert Doocy Lon-r. I of St. Paul, cousin of the bride Following a trip to the Black Hills the coupel will be at home t 726 J /2 N. Wooster in"• Algona JUNE 20, 1946 The Burt class of 1896 held its 50 year reunion at the Burt hotel. All but one of the living members of the class were present. Mabel Peck Hanley Of ;•; > » /.',"".",'.""",' nniicm nf tho arnnm WPI-P iish Berwyn, 111., one of the chief i Mrs. Anna Longseth, until Wed- cousin of the groom, weie ush organisers of the celebration, nesday. They visited at Ames ;. ers was on hand, as were Florence few davs before returning home. Wednesday coffee guests The Joe Longseths, 0 ,„.,., n v. ,. a o t ,. mont, Colo., visited his mother, i and Richard Doherty of Stuart Smith Goodwin and Jim Goodwin of DCS Moines; Paul Jamison, St. Paul; Laura Stow Paine, Los Angeles; Alvin Manna, Little Falls, Minn.; and Jessie Meigs Meier, Omaha. Drivers were flocking to the court house to renew their licenses before the July 5 deadline. Grace Kouba and Patricia Lynch were reported working at their typewriters all day to ac- comodate applicants, and Mrs, Ralph Lindhorst and Elizabeth Jane LaBarre were making scheduled stops around the county to take care of drivers there. Straight A students for the j,,.,,,,.,,.) sor^.v.toj. ,,£ A.H.S. were freshman Ruth Ann Spear, sophomores Barbara Plait and ise borensen, and junior Joan Pletch. Attending a Methodist youth 01 Mrs. Kermit Fowler were Mrs. Burtis Eastman, Moline, III.. Mrs. Loren Daniel and Mrs. Roy Enockson, The Gary Schultzes and Cozot- te, Cedar Falls, spent the weekend with his parents, the Alfred Schultzes. Chad Cooper, Traer, spent the weekend at Oscar William's. The Darrel Jones family were Sunday visitors at Gerald Benjamin's, Perry. The Earl Longs were Sunday visitors at Fred Short's, Estherville. Margaret Holt and Mrs. Helen Rasmuson, Bishop, Calif., were Thursday guests at Roy Tei- ford's. They were evening guests at Louis Henrikson's, West Bend. One hundred twenty-five were entertained at the reception a nore. Advertise in the Advance Largest PAID circulation locate in 8 suburb. the Jtittes Barbers, West Betid, Oliver Kinseths and Olvin Hangs went to Randall Sunday for the silver wedding •>£ the Carroll Kinseths, at the Lutheran church. The Laurel Worsters were recent visitors at Nathan McGuire's, Marshall, Mo. They all went to Bull Schoals Lake in Arkansas. The Worsters were gone a week. The Satern family had a re union at Plover Sunday with a Officers are Mrs. N, J. Wey* good attendance. Officers were dert, Grand Regent; Mrs. Mar- eelected, Mrs. Howard Chism,! vin Reding, vice regent; Mrs. Cylinder, is president, and Mrs. Maurice Reding, prophetess; John Shriner, Rodman, is sec.- Mrs. David McGuire, lecturer; reas. Guests were from Em-1 Mrs. James Berte, monitor; Mrs. metsburg,.Rodman, West Bend,'Harold Reding, financial sec.; Mallard, Rolfe, Plover, Ottosen, | Mrs. Thomas Reising, treasurer; jivermore, Ft. Dodge, GiJmore' Mrs. Donald Reding, historian; City, Cylinder, Cedar Rapids ' Mrs. Sylvaster Wagner, sentinel; and Moline, HI. The Roy Enock- Mrs. Adeline Wagner, musician. Lutheran Church Women met Wednesday afternoon in the church with Mrs. Earl Olson hostess. Mrs. Leo Tofteberg ga ve the lesson. Thompson-Merriam families held a reunion, Sunday at How ard Thompson's. Margaret Holt and Mrs. Hci en Rasmuson visited Mrs. Merit Holt at Humboldt Friday. The Edwin Penticos and fiv the cost of the Saflctuftfy LinTp for the coming year. Kobe* |M the trustees will be jpurdiAtijd to make a complete set of fobei for St. Joseph's oifioei*, Membars were reminded our special charity program, td visit the sick and Shut4nA, td pray for the living and deeeas* ed and for world peaee, Following the meeting installation. ,0f officers was held with Mrs.. (Jeo* rge Montag, and assisting Monitor Mrs. Joe Fogarty, both fr- 1 om St. Francis Xavior Cabrini Court, West Bend in charge, The District Deputy gave .talks on duties of each officer. .' Mid teflon Sunday by .. othy Bormann And oih*r quaint****. Mildred and 1 Ay are «Ut*rt, <Utighter» * Hemy --,.. and Ruth are nieces, daughter*? of the Joe Lappes. They .will •!• ao tott the DrJoel Bprmitonl, ' 'trustees are Mrs. Irene Bormann and Mrs. Peter C. Reding, 3 years; Mrs. Paul Erpelding and Mrs. Orville Wagner, 2 years and Mrs. Francis Erpelding and Mrs. Bernard Streit, one year. Following the installation lunch was served and cards were played. Mrs. David McGuire received the plate prize with Mary Jane Origer and Mrs. Vernoh Berfe receiving high and second high prizes. Officers met Tuesday at the home' of Mrs. Adeline Wagner to make year books. No meetings are held through the sum mer with the first-fall meeting to be held on Sept. 14. Mrs. Bob Anderson, Shawn, Amy and Marc, left Thursday sons and Laurel Worsters attended from here. The Donald Newtons and Jerry Newtons, Humboldt, and Jan Wilson, Livermore, were. Sunday guests at De Vere Newton's. Mrs. Tillie Lenning, Dakota City, was also a weekend guest. CDA officers, St. Joe Court, are installed St. Joe — Catholic Daughters of America met Wednesday wi- for their home at Ashland, p., th Mrs. N.. J. Weydert presid- after a week here with Mrs. Aning. The Court will take care o! del-son's parents, the Or.vilio . ,- , «4it* the Jack LeBruens, Deft Rip* ids, SD. ( were Wednewlay'.gtt- eats of cousins, the Raymond Kohihuaes. They also were gu* eats at Nick Bormtnn's, liver- more, and with other relative*.* Mrs. Irene Bormann had as guests Tuesday for 'Mrs; Bor- rnann's sister, Sister M. Benedict, Madison,. Wis., the Charles Koilasches and granddaughter,; Whittemore, Mike Bornwhris, Algona, Maurice LaubenthoUv* Wesley, Ernest M. Gales family,,; jj , Clarence Bormarins, juid^ the Raymond Kohlhaases. '" Veronica Stessmann 'returned o Earling on Sunday' alter "i*| week here at her sister,' the! John Bormann's. >. j ;.' ,'".., 1 ii Need Printing? ATTHI ADVANCI ALGONA GOT A HEART? WARM IT WITH THE HAPPINESS F/?OM "TlieSINGINGNUN STARTS SUNDAY, JUNE 26 -' ft St. -Michael's, i hall iJoUowingi the ceremony. Mrs. Dennis Sargean of Circle Pines, Minn., and Mivs Glen Slayton of Adair, cut the cake. Mrs. Robert Droessler of Bancroft poured coffee. Miss Marilyn Gengler served punch. Misses Irene Strickler, and Romana Gatton, both of Algona, and Theresa Doherty of Stuart opened gifts, Waitresses were Janet Schemmel of Bancroft, Dorothy Petersen of Cylinder, Ann Hatten of Anoka, Minn., and Mary Vigdal of Whittemore. Miss Kathy Petersen of Cylinder was in charge of the guest book. Guests came from Anoka, St. Paul, Circle Pines, Fairmont and Lake Crystal, Minn., Algona, Bancroft, Burt, Lone Rock, Des Moines, Stuart, Adair, Cylinder, West Bend, Alton and Whitte- VETERANS and HOME OWNERS All applications for Homestead Tax Credit must be on file in the office of the County Assessor and all applications for Soldier's Exemptions must be on file in the office of the County Assessor on or before July 1st, 1966, in order to receive credit on the 1966 tax payable in the year 1967. This being on this year's assessments. Check your receipts and if you have not already filed with your Assessor, you should do so at once, Soldier's Exemption Musi Bo Filed Each Year If during the past year you have sold real estate on which you claim Soldiers' Exemption and have acquired other real estate and desire to claim exemption on personal property or on moneys and credits, please notify the County Assessor by July 1st, MAKE THE SAVE OF THE SEASON FORD DEALER SPRING •mi If you have moved from the town or township in which you claimed Soldiers' exemption or Homestead Credit last year, please notify the County Auditor or County Assessor of this change so that you will receive your exemption or credit. The County Auditor's Office or the County Assessor's Office will be glad to give any other information regarding these exemptions or credits. LEO IMMERFAU, Aswssor KQSSUTH COUNTY, IOWA You're ahead all the way! Now's the time to trade for one of our Ford "bonus babies"! Specially equipped models at specially low prices! Ford or Fairlane hardtops, convertibles, Ford Ranch Wagons. 2-way doorgate I Pleated all-vinyl trim I Fairlanes: "spinner-type" wheel covers! Big Fords: styled steel wheel covers! BUY TODAY-BE AHEAD ALL THE WAY! HBP iHP ^BBP ilW miMMMP ^^BIPIP^ ^^ff ^^9 ^^^ ^P ^"^ ^^^^^ — ^W*^F .. ^^» ^^^jjj^ ^Qjjf^^ ^^e? 32Q EAST STATE STREET AI..GONA, IOWA

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