The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 20, 1967 · Page 33
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 20, 1967
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4-Algona (10.) Upper Dei Moin«> Thursday, April 20, 1967 Ex-Ringsted Man, Alaskan Convert, Likes It There RfNGSTFD - "Rush, rush, rush — that's all we do here. It Isn't like that In Alaska." Such was the comment of Mrs. Robort Twalt as shp and her husband hurriedly packed to make the 3,500 mile return trip from Rlngsted to their home at Hope, Alaska, after a 3-rnonth visit at the parr-ntal Bernard Twalt home. Twalt, who Is employed by a road construction company for the coming year, had recelvotf word that work would soon bo- Kin. "We will be constructing bridges which the Good Friday earthquake of 1964 tore out," Twalt said. "It destroyed 13 bridges of steel piling and concrete 1n the Hope area." Twalt was born and grew up at Hlngsted, but has been In Alaska for the post 15 years, with most of the time spent as a surveyor for the forest service. Hope Is 90 miles directly south of Anchorage arross Cook Inlet on the Kenal Peninsula. It has a population of about GO compared lo nearly 50,000 In Anchorage. Mrs. Twait's father, one of two hunting guides In Hope, has been In Alaska since 1912, and Mrs. Twalt grew ftp In the village. She was the former Carla Clark and attended -the one-room school there. ''The school closes unless: there are at least eight stu-; dents," Mrs. Twait says. "Wnefl that happens, the youngsters must take their schooling via mall. Most children get their education by correspondence courses as so manv Deonle are too far away from towns that have schools, The old-fashioned Idea of mother as teacher prevails." Twait recently finished a new log home Just ono-fourth mile from the ocean. It has five rooms on the first floor and two on the second, and Is heated with a wood stove. Hope has no electricity, so lighting is provided by kerosene lamps. The village has DO telephones either, and Twall says "Messages are relayed via short wave stations at the State Maintenance Camp for Rpads.near Moose Pass, about 30 miles from us. Everybody owns a car," he added. The Twalts love Alaska and the hunting and fishing It provides, and they like the climate, too. "Two years ago, It was -17 degrees Christman Day,"Twait comments. "Summer temperatures reach 80 degrees and In winter the coldest Is about 20 below. Winters are six weeks or two months longer than in Iowa and there Is more snow, but there is no wind to speak of and the snow comes straight down." Twalt Is 33 and his wife 28 and they expect to make Alaska their home for a long time. "We fish for salmon In the ocean and In the creeks nearby," Twalt says. "Our creeks are similar to the Des Molnes River — fast and lots of water." 'Hie fall hunting season last_s a month or six wppks ami thf> pame is usually moose, bf-rtr, Hofky Mountain goats or rari- bou. Horses are usr-d on hunt- Ing trips and there nrr aliout 20 in Hop*'. Most meiit is canned unless the hunters live in largo cities where there Is refrigeration. nc'-ordlng to Twalt. Mrs. Twalt added (lint food prices at Hope arc much higher than here. "Bread Is 02 cents a loaf and milk Is about 00 cents a half-gallon." Twalt laughed, "The N!-"O would do well right now to be nearer to us!" 'inrog r l SWEA-EAGLEI Mrs. Fred C. Newlin attended the funeral of her brother, James Peters, Chariton, recently. Mr. Peters, 87, had been hospitalized about two weeks at Chariton. Pauline Newlin and Betty Clark, Fairmont, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. Glen Clark were among others from Ms area attending services. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Richard of Dolllver were Sunday visitors at the Hans Peterson home. Mr. and Mrs. William Buhmann, Emmons, Minn,, received word of the birth of their first grandchild at Tinker Air Force Base hospital, Okla. Mrs. Buhmann is the former Lillian Brones. The child, a girl, was born to 2nd Lt. and Mrs. Ronald W. Buhmann, Norman, Okla., March 28, and weighed 9 Ibs., 5 1/4 oz. She was named Angela Ann. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Dlrksen and family were Friday evening callers at the Carl Schauberger home. Mr. and Mrs. Joe McConnell and family, Armstrong, and Mrs. Richard Johnson, Fairmont, were Sunday dinner guests at the Chris Feddersen home. The William Gies and Eldon Links were Sunday guests at the William Gies, Jr., Fairmont, for the birthdays of Joyce Link, Timmy Gies and William , Jr. Corp. Richard Farland and •brother, Roger, were supper '•guests last''week at the Albert Anderson home. Farland fyas a 20-day leave and is home at the parental Ed Farlands. Corp. Farland has been in Okinawa and has been in the service for two years. The Truman Johnsons visited at the Gaylord Johnson andErvin Johnson homes at Fenton and at the Lester Johnson home at Algona Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Brones visited his father, Jay Brones, and the Wm. Buhmanns, Sunday at Emmons, Minn. Mrs. Albert Paul, Iowa Falls, and the Lorimer Bjorklunds and family were Sunday guests at the Marlyn Paul home. Mr. and Mrs. Pat Delaney and Joe were Sunday guests of Mrs. Douglas Guerdet. Patricia and Debra Guerdet were weekend guests at the home of their grandparents, the Leo Guerdets. DAIRY^ L FRESH :'DAILY For that real get-up-and-go feeling, rely on the wholesome energy pro- vided by fresh milk. CO OP CRtAM£Rltf inJurS^1{4.<l &A T-UACV &W"<i*V&«/fa WHITTEMORE - IONE ROCK - SWEA CITY vwwwwvwwwwvwwvwwvwwvwVVw • WE RESERVE THE RIGHT! ; TO LIMIT QUANTITIES 1 «*•••••••••••••••••••••! Thursday, April 20, 1967 Alflona (la.) Upper Des Moin«s-» NO IT'S.THE TOTAL THAT iwanson meat department manager Ray McAfee takes particular pride in his department for three basic reasons: it offers a huge variety of all types of meat, fish, poultry and cheese in convenient displays; all meat department products are of the finest quality at the lowest possible prices; and the trained personnel in this department are always friendly and courteous. We think you'll agree that shopping at Swanson's is a PLEASURE! LARGEST VARIETY OF GROCERY ITEMS IN THE ENTIRE AREA I FARMBEST FULLY COOKED WHOLE OR SHANK PORTION THE LOWEST HAM PRICES IN YEARS! HAM BUTT PORTIONS »• HAM CENTER CUT SLICES >•••• BONELESS HAM QUARTERS MR. FARMER: COUNTS/ WHITE BLOCK SALT 50 Ib. block CURTISS MINIATURE MARSKMALLOWS '2T 19 AN EMPLOYEE OWNED STORE — PLENTY OF FREE PARKING ! — PLAIN OR IODIZED OPEN NITES ! LIBBY PEAS 10 8 oz. ^P| INIICHIO _ Flour ROBIN HOOD FLOUR ORANGE DRINK 25 Ib. bag can -ESKIMO DISCOUNTED HEALTH & BEAUTY AIDS GREAT SHAKES ALGONA'S FINEST - IN 3 LB. PKGS. POUND . . . SAUSAGE ROLLS SQUIBB ANGEL JOOTH1RUSHK. MICRIN ORAL ANTISEPTIC^ VASELINE HAIR TON IETTS? AD PRICES PLENTY OF FREE PARKING ! Su/ansons CE CREAM ALL FLAVORS PRIDE SALTINE CRACKERS full Ib. box GOLDEN POPPY SfWANSQN'l HOPPING I GOOD THURSDAY THRU SATURDAY. CHECK OUR STORE MONDAY, TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY FOR SPECIAL PRICES THAT WILL PLEASE YOU! CERTIFIED SEED POTATOES PONTIACS AND COBBLERS 100 Ibs. GOOD FOR SEED OR EATING! •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••I Russet POTATOES "* California Navel ORANGES — 88 sixe — TEXAS RUBY RED GRAPEFRUIT 0 Plan Athletic Banquet For Wesley School WESLEY - The commercial club met Thursday evening in the Legion hall. Guest speaker was Will Frieden, principal at the Corwith Public School. Plans were made for the Athletic Banquet which will be held in the Wesley gym Tuesday evening, April 25, at 6:30. Tickets are available now. - o - NOW OPEN Hillside Golf Club opened April 15 with Jack and Irene Lickteig as managers. The driveway and parking lot has been covered with crushed rock. New carpeting has been laid on the floors of the club house. A quonset building will be constructed for storage, replacing the red shed which was, or will be burned down. Steve McCall will be giving lessons by appointment. - o - HOUSEWARM1NG Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Glawe were honored at a housewarming by a group of ntlghbors Monday night, April 10. The self-invited guests were the Geo. Gla- wes, Cecil Glawes, Don Karlo- vecs, Albert Johnsons, Dale Johnsons, Art Plathes, Vic Youngwirths, Geo. Rickes, Don, Merlin and Mark Studers. They brought and served lunch and presented the couple a gift. 500 was played with Don Karlovec and Mrs. Vic Youngwirth prize winners. Mrs. Karlovec won the cup prize. The Glawes moved lately from Corwith to the farm vacated by the Philip Studers. The farm is owned by J. P. Studer, Algona. - o - ATTEND WEDDING Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Lease attended the wedding of her brother, Melvin L. Gesme of Tipton and Pearl Holder ofStanwood April 10 at the Little Brown Church near Nashua. Rev. Utterback officiated at the ceremony, which was attended by 20 relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Lease were witnesses for the couple. - o - RECEIVE MEMBERS C.D.A. held reception of new members Tuesday evening, April 11, in St. Josephs parish hall. Mary Brady of Belmond, District Deputy, assisted local officers in the ceremonies. New members are Josephine Meurer, Mildred Bauer, Sharon Drummer and Jane Eisenbacher. A tableau, "The Blessed Virgin" was presented by a group of members. Marion Youngwirth presented a panel of officers for the election to be held May 9. On the nominating committee were Marion Youngwirth, Carol Youngwirth, Helen Koppen, Rita Ricke and Madonna Studer. Mary Bode, a trustee, read the semi-annual report. Mrs. Root announced that the mother's Day mass will be held Saturday morning, May 6, followed by breakfast served in the parish hall by the officers of the court, weather permitting, memorial services will be held in St. Joseph's cemetery for deceased members. Father Phillips gave a short talk to the new members. Marilyn Grandgenett's name was drawn for door prize. On the serving committee were Rita Youngwirth, Mary Joyce Haverly, Helen Johnson, Pauline Pfeffer, Karen Hanlg, Ruth Mary Hrubes and Madonna Studer. On the entertainment committee were Marilyn Lickteig, Joan Vitzthum, Viola Studer, Catherine Seller, Viola Kollasch, Mary Forburger, Eileen Johnson, Justine Becker and Irene Hanig. The next meeting will be May 9 for election of officers. - o - Mrs. Pauline Pfeffer entertained her contract bridge Monday evening, April 10. Mrs. Mary Forburger was a guest. Donna Fox was honored at a surprise 13th birthday party Tuesday evening, April 11, in the hone of Sue Ackerson. Twelve girls entertained her. Mrs. Dora Perkins of Britt is employed in the office of Bauer Implement Co. N. F. Weber was taken to the Britt hospital April 10 for medical care. Mrs. Leon Gardner and her mother, Mrs. F red Seef eld, visited Mrs. Camilla Engstrom of Algona Tuesday in honor of the latter's birthday. Pupils of 5-6-7-8 grades of St. Joseph's parochial school held a yard-cleaning bee on the school grounds one day last week. The civic club held a candy sale Tuesday. Mrs. Tom Becker and her daughter, Mrs. Roger Doughan of Clarion, drove to Des Moines Tuesday where they met the former's daughter-in-law, Mrs. Mark Becker, who had spent the past 2 months with her husband who is stationed at Ft. Bliss, Texas, as an army mechanic. Mrs. Mark Becker resumed her employment at Weidenhoff, Algona, and lives with her parents, the Robert Gillinghams, Algona. The Wesley township Homemakers met April 18 in the library at Titonka, with Barbara Lickteig and Neoma Hanson hostesses. Opal Nygaard gave the lesson on "You Ought to Know Your Farm Fureau" and told of her recent trip to California. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Gardner and Marlene had a family dinner party honorning their son and brother, Sp./4 Richard Gardner, April 9, Richard left the next day for Ft. Hood, Texas for the remainder of his service. The Gardner's daughter, Mrs. Larry Tobin, and her husband of Charles City spent that weekend in her parental home. JAYCEE SAND BOX SPECIAL The Algona JayCees will again run their annual sand box project. We will furnish a tractor tire filled with clean sand or will fill your present sand box. Price is $2.00 for a tire, and $1,00 per wheelbarrow load for the sand. Please fill out coupon below and mail to ALGONA JAYCEES, Box 454, ALGONA, IOWA, or Phone 295-5424 or 295-2379 after 5:30 P. M. NAME ADDRESS WE WISH : TIRE & SAND ( | SAND ONLY [ I Delivery to start April 24 (30-31). FOR RENT GARDEN TILLERS BY DAY OR HOUR ALSO, • LAWN ROLLERS • LAWN SEEDERS • FLOOR SANDERS COAST TO COAST STORES Ed Wolf, Owner Algona

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