The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 25, 1967 · Page 14
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 25, 1967
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12-Algona, (la.) Upper Des Moinet Tuesday, April 25, 1967 Lakota Supt. Leaving Supt. and Mrs. John Cook will leave after 24 years of service, at the Lakota School. The Cooks came to Lakota in 1943 when Mr. Cook was hired as superintendent. He also took over coaching boys and girls basketball teams until the fall of 1949 when a toys' basketball coach was hired. Supt. Cook continued coaching girls' teams until 1964. While Supt. Cook coached girls' basketball, Lakota never had a losing season. Supt. Cook will succeed Supt. Arnold M. Kuester at Baxter Community School. While in Lakota, Mr. Cook earned his masters degree at Mankato State College, has teen president of the county Schoolmasters Club, active member of Phi Delta Kappa, and a member of the representative council of the Girls Athletic Union. His most recent honor was appointment by the Comparative Education Society to make a three-week study of education in countries behind the Iron Curtain. The Baxter board of education has granted the Cooks a leave of absence to make the trip. Mrs. Cook taught remedial reading the past five years and will teach the subject at Baxter. She will be featured in the May issue of Iowa Department of Public Instruction publications as having one of the outstanding remedial reading rooms in the state. The Cooks' children are Donovan, who teaches biology at Charles City, and Carmen, a student at Julliard School of Music at New York City. Supt. and Mrs. Cook served many community groups in Lakota and for the past two years he has served as an elder in First Presbyterian church. Mr. Cook plans to be on duty at Baxter by July 1, and the family will move there sometime in August. Senfral Speech Class Sees A Stage Play SENECA - The Sentral Community High School speech class, accompanied by speech instructor, Bruce Birkemeyer, traveled to Minneapolis last Tuesday to see the widely renowned Guthrie Theatre. The class, consisting of Mary Mienke, Jill Blanchard, Bill Hassel, Kathy Schadendorf, Douglas Kading, Robert Krause, Grace Foster, Renee Hantelman and Gary Rath, left at 8:30 a. m., arriving in ample time to attend the 1:30 matinee. The play, "Shoemaker's Holiday", written by Thomas Dekke, was a 17th century Elizabethan period production. Following the performance the students, chaperones, and Mr. Birkemeyer had dinner at Fu Chu's, a Chinese restaurant in Minneapolis. Upon completion of their dinner the group was presented with chop sticks as souvenirs, along with their dinner bill, and then returned home. Chaperones and drivers with the group were Mrs. Winston Kerber, Mrs. Arnold Hantelman, Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Rath and Robert Fortney. Burt Cub Scouts Enjoy Jamboree Burt Cub and Boy Scouts participated in the "Scoutarama" at the National Guard Armory recently. The following were re- ponses of Cubs when asked at their meeting Monday, what they enjoyed most about the exhibit. Bruce H - "Looking over the booths"; Kent H - "The Indian Dancers"; Darrell S "When the Boy Scouts cooked"; Lyle - "The monkey bridge made by the Titonka Scouts"; Bob "The mountain climbing booth"; Tom - "The treats the Den Mothers gave"; Kent - "An outdoor mountain climbing demonstration. Christiansen, 56, Business Man, Ringsfed, Dies Funeral services were held Monday at 2 p. m. at Ringsted Presbyterian church for Kermit Harlan Christiansen, 56, longtime Ringsted businessman, who died of a cerebral hemorrhage Friday at his home. Burial was in St. John's cemetery east of Ringsted. Thomas Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Christiansen had worked at Christiansen Hardware store in the morning and had gone home for dinner. When he did not return, an employee called his home and T. H. Christiansen, who was remodeling the kitchen, went upstairs and found him in bed. He was rushed by ambulance to an Armstrong doctor, who pronounced him dead on arrival. Mrs. Christiansen, librarian at Swea City and Lakota, was not at home at the time. Mr. Christiansen was born June 28, 1910, at Ringsted and graduated from Ringsted High School in 1926. He attended the University of Minnesota for one year. He then was associated with his late father and brother, Forrest, in the hardware business. Late years he owned and operated the store himself. On June 18, 1940, he was married to Oriole Brooke of Burt and they had made their home in Ringsted since. Survivors include his wife; three children, Mrs. Richard Brown of Cedar Rapids, Jeffrey of Mankato, and Candace at Ames; two brothers, Forrest of Ringsted and Erwin,Estherville; and two sisters, Mrs. Arnold Lund and Mrs. Harold Holte, both of Ringsted. Bonnet Contest Winners Named The winners in Schultz Bros.' "Spring Bonnet Contest" were announced last Friday afternoon after judging of the hand-made hats by Mrs. Mildred Putz of the S & L, Mrs. George Powers of Christensen's and Mrs. Robert Henderson of ChrischiUes*. First place winner of $25 cash went to Mrs. Martin Becker, Algona, while Mrs. Richard Allen, Algona, took second place and $15. Third place winner of $10 was Mrs. Rose Sabin, Algona. Four awards of $5 cash went to fourth place winners and five $2 award were given to fifth place winners. The first ten entries in the contest were also given $2 cash awards. Over 40 entries were received by Schultz Bros, and all are now on display at the firm's showroom in Algona. -100- Mrs. Anna Luse, West Liberty, observed her 100th birthday April 3. Anna was born on a farm near West Liberty in 1867 and married a West Liberty businessman there, the late Harry Luse. BUFFALO FISH Walter Teslow, Waukon, caught a 45-pound buffalo fish below the Lynxville Dam near Harpers Ferry early this month. It was taken on an eight pound test line and measured 41 inches long and 30 inches around. A CLASSIFIED AD WILL GET FAST RESULTS ENDS WEDNESDAY APRIL 26 ALGONA TONY CURTIS ROSANNASCHIAFFIMO ARRIVEDERCI, ^^i-«*^ DRIVE IN THURSDAY - FRIDAY - SATURDAY APRIL 27 - 28 - 29 FIRST RUN MOON LIGHTING WIVES SUGGESTED FOR MATURE AUDIENCES NO ONE UNDER 18 ADMITTED UNLESS ACCOMPANIED BY PARENT PLUS The World's Second Best Secret Agent | Meets A Diabolical Foe! CO S1AHHING Tim Barrett s ;Michael Ripper Sidney James -Wilfrid Brambell- Joe Baker Ongma! slory 4 screenplay by MICHAEL PIFIOCK- Produced Dy JAMES WARD • Directed by JOHN GIUING P-fib:, Pj!V - a P^ck f >l™> Prodjilon • A^ 1-irjassi P'tluitfs Relejse ADMISSION - $1.25 FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE YOUR Olin AGENT ALGONA FLOUR & FEED CO. So. Phillips St. Algona, la.

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