The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 1, 1967 · Page 24
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 24

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 1, 1967
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Class Of 1917, Burt, Golden Reunion Held BURT - Cunningham's Tea Room, Burt, was the scene of much reminiscing on Saturday evening when members of the Burt High School graduating class of 1917 observed their golden anniversary. The members gathered at the school, which barely resembled the site of their school days, at 5:30 p. m. for a tour of the school Leland Peterson, Minneapolis, acted as emcee of the evening. Members attending, along with their spouses, were Harold Grover, Burt, Eleanor Koestler Hansen, Alexandria, Minn., Leland Peterson, Leland, Minn., Allen Salisbury, Algona, Louise Sarchet Romstad, Des Moines, Lorena Schwietert Roark and Merle Schwietert, Burt, and Mrs. George Hawcott. Unable to be present for the occasion were Archie Holding and Gertrude Graham Holding of Florida. A moment of silent tribute was paid to members of the class who have passed away. They are Irma Davison, Bessie Bahling Perry and George Hawcott. Following the dinner, the group went to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Merle Schwietert for visiting. Thursday, June 1, 1967 Algena, (la.) Upper Des Moinos-9 Burt June 6 Kossuth county Republican Women will meet Tuesday afternoon, June 6, at 1:30 in the Burt American Legion Hall. It was reported earlier the meeting would be today (Thursday) in Algona. The Republican Women of Burt with Mrs. Ray McWhorter, chairman, will serve as hostesses for the meeting. Mrs. John Mansfield, sixth district president, will speak on the recent National Republican Women's Conference in Washington which she attended. Those planning to attend the meeting in Burt are asked to note that the l:30p.m. time is a change from the original schedule which called for an evening meeting. Present Awards To Women Bowlers Here One hundred members of the Algona Women's Bowling Association attended the annual banquet held at the Algona Country Club, May 24. Results of the city tournament held in February were announced by Irma Dee Cook, president. Trophies were awarded to members of Lindsay Soft Water, who Be Sure Your Tractor Is Giving You 100% Make certain your tractor is operating at 100% for the best results this year. Let us give it a once- over. Expert repair work done at minimal prices on any tractor, car or truck. You name it, we can do it! Reutzel's Garage Phone 924-3315 Burt MR. FARMER: WE CAN HELP! Don't let opportunity slip through your fingers. Let us help give you the financial assist you need, for any worthwhile purpose. Full loan services "from the ground up" . . , low interest rates! BURT SAVINGS BANK I OHVIHUO I MEMBER F.( 8 SAVINGS INSURED Ul AGfBfBfSMfBfBfgf&nPWWSiBKiB placed first as a team; Blanche Long and Jean Metzen received awards for first in doubles; the singles award and all-events award was won by Blanche Long; and Margaret Heinrich won the traveling trophy with a high game of 223. In the Wednesday Night League, Fareway placed 1st; Cook's Welders, 2nd; East End Grocery, 3rd; and Women of the Moose, 4th. Trophies were awarded to all members of the teams. Individual awards went to the following: An all spare game, Kay Voigt with a 184 total; Jackie Muller, high game, 237; high series, Jackie Muller, 641; and high average, Kay Voigt with a 169. The achievement award was presented to Margaret Bierstedt, a new bowler, who had increased her average the most since the beginning of the bowling season with 38 pins. Lindsay Soft Water placed first in the Thursday Night League; Dunn's Sure Save, 2nd; Hamm's, 3rd; and Johnson House, 4th. Individual awards and trophies were presented to Joyce Dailey with a high game of 244; Henrietta Briggs, high series, 568; high beginner with an increase of 17 pins to June Hauser; and most Improved bowler, Sharon Mittleider with 14 pins. New officers elected to the City League were Marilyn Schumacher, secretary-treasurer; and Joyce Dailey, sergeant-alarms. Special trophies presented by Algona Lanes were won by Jackie Muller for high series of 641; and Joyce Dailey, nigh game, 269. Door prizes were won by Maude Ellelson, Marilyn Schumacher, Arlene Gates and Virginia Imrnel. ISU Grads From Area Include I With Honors A total of 19 students from this area were among the 1,290, the largest graduation class in history, receiving diplomas at Iowa State University, Ames, Saturday, May 27. University Pres. Robert Parks awarded the diplomas during exercises that began at 9 a.m. in the Armory. Special recognition went to 95 of the grads, including two from Titonka, for compiling a grade- point average of 3.5 or better. Those from this area who graduated included: Algona - Dennis R. Helmke, Dairy Industry; Alan C. Holt, Physics; Lance J. Johnson, Industrial Administration; Michael J. McNeill, M.S. in Agronomy; and Linda M. Percival, Food and Nutrition - Dietetics. Bancroft - Donald S. Smith, Biochemistry. Buffalo Center - Gary P. Risius, Doctor Veterinary Medicine. Lakota - David A Sleper, Agronomy. LuVerne - Raeann Brink, Home Economics Education; George Hanselman, Farm Operation; Dale A. Kubly, Electrical Engineering; Sheri L. Ramus, Child Development - Elementary Education; and David L. Trauger, M.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife Biology. Titonka - Mark E. Boyken, Zoology (With Distinction); William J. Carroll, Agricultural Engineering; Kathleen A. Eden, Home Economics Education (With Distinction); Diane M. Gartner, Home Economics Education; and Edward L. Wertjes, Animal Science. Wesley - Vivian R. Pommer, Home Economics Education. Boy, 2, Breaks Leg A two-year-old Fenton boy, Randy Ulses, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Ulses, is recuperating from a broken leg, suffered in a fall from a swing last week. He is expected to be hospitalized for about a month. snimniiniiinitiiiiHiHiHnttiiitiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinniiniiin HOSPITAL NEWS MAY 23 - Admitted: David Kressin, Fred C. Haag, Steve Waller, Algona, surgery; Henry Zwiefel, Algona, medical; Barbara Arend, Whittemore, medical; dismissed: Mrs. Jean Pearson and baby, Algona. MAY 24 - Births: Dr. and Mrs. Kevin Nash, Algona, boy, 6 Ibs., 10 oz.; Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Hill, Bode, girl, 7 Ibs., 5 oz.; dismissed: Albert Cutler, Burt; David Kressin, Steve Waller, Algona. MAY 25 - Births: Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Oberbroeckling, Algona, girl, 8 Ibs.; Mr. and Mrs. Dale Mains, Algona, boy, 8 Ibs., 1 oz.; admitted: Mrs. Estella Vipond, W. H. Godden, Algona, medical; Mrs. Caroline Voigt, Fenton, medical; Sam Mogler, West Bend, farm accident; Teresa Kunkel, Livermore, medical; dismissed: Mrs. Lizzie Giddings, Burt; Randa Hansen, Fenton; Patricia Scobba, Algona. MAY 26 - Admitted: Mrs. Ann Fechner, Algona, medical; dismissed: Cecelia Scott, Burt; Barbara Arend, Whittemore. MAY 27- Birth: Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Reding, Bode, boy, 7 Ibs., 15 1/2 oz. MAY 28 - Dismissed: Mrs. Arnold Hill and baby, Bode; Henry Zwiefel, Algona; Teresa Kunkel, Livermore. MAY 29 - Admitted: Lizzie Giddings, Burt, medical; Anna Weishaar, Robin Froehlich, Algona, medical; Mary Hinken, Algona, T & A; dismissed: Mrs. Dale Mains and baby, Algona; Mrs. Merlin Oberbroeckling; and baby, Algona; Mrs. Kevin Nash and baby, Algona; Betty Elbert, Whittemore; Fred Haag, Algona. St. Ann Tag Day Here This Saturday St. Ann's Auxiliary May Banquet in which the wig display was shown was enjoyed by all attending. Sister Mary Lucille was well- pleased during the recent Hospital Week by the number of people attending the Open House and tour through the hospital. Saturday, June 3, will be Tag Day and there will be people uptown taking donations, which are used to purchase equipment badly needed by the hospital. There will be a meeting of Auxiliary members and persons interested in joining Monday, June 5, 1:30 in the afternoon at St. Ann's Hospital. Good Neighbors A group of neighbors gathered at the Richard Sarchet farm northwest of Algona May 22 and planted approximately 114 acres of beans. Dick has been recuperating from an attack of kidney stones. The men helping were Roy and Kenneth Sarchet, James Dodds, Bill Dearchs, Ralph Taylor, Ron Hansen, Ray Mertz, Robert Dodds, Roger Kramer, Charles Dearchs, Kenneth Strayer, Mike Hansen and George Jergens. Bill Becker furnished the gas. Jessie Sarchet, Mrs. Roy Sarchet and Mrs. Dick ' Sarchet prepared the dinner and lunch. Grass Fire Algona firemen extinguished a grass fire beside the Northwestern tracks, south of Hillcrest Trailer Court here shortly after 3:30 p. m. Friday. The blaze apparently got its start from sparks emitted by a passing diesel engine. There was no damage reported. "Kossuth County's Favorite Newspaper" Titonka Club Reviews Awards Received, '67 MEMBER F.D.I.C. SAVINGS INSURED UP TO $15,000 The Titonka Federated Club held its annual picnic at the library community room Thursday evening and had a display of club awards received this year. A business meeting and social hour followed the picnic supper. A discussion was held on the summer reading program that the club will sponsor again this year. Karen Boyken, club president, displayed the following awards which the club received this year - from the Iowa State Federation of Women's Clubs, a superior rating for Outstanding Achievement, Department of Public Affairs; and a literature award for Cultural Activity, Department of Fine Arts; from the General Federation of Women's Clubs, a Diamond Jubilee Service Certificate for outstanding support of the GFWS-CARE Vocational Training program; and from the Community Improvement program of the General Federation of Women's Clubs and the Sears-Roebuck Foundation, a citation for outstanding leadership and improving community life. Chairman of the hostess committee for the picnic was Norma Ricks, and Mildred Cosgrove supervised the games. MON., JUNE 5 thru SAL, JUNE 10 FREE TO THE FIRST 200 PEOPLE - THE WORLD'S LARGEST GUITAR PICKS! - GIFTS FOR EVERYONE- Grand Opening Special: Name Brand GUITAR & AMP ALL RECORDS DRASTICALLY REDUCED! ALL GUITARS AND AMPS REDUCED! FREE LESSONS WITH ALL GUITARS SOLD! SPECIAL ATTRACTION FRIDAY, JUNE 9 3 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. , Curt Powell - Guitarist > 3 years with the Dick Clark Caravan ) Backed Herman's Hermits ) Background for Bobby Vee ) Performed with Dion > Appeared with many leading artists > Toured complete North American continent i Expert in all styles of Music 1 Modern Jazz > Rock & Roll 1 Country Western SEE AND MEET THIS OUTSTANDING PERFORMER IN OUR STORE I TEEN DANCE Friday, June 9 - 9 p- m »° i a-m- VFW HALL IN ALGONA Dance to the music of the SENN MENN The IGL Records Studio Band FEATURING TERRY KLEIN formerly with DJ & The Runaways. Also playing - THE SHYMEN ! MUSIC JOHN SENN & BOB RUSSELL 315 E. State Algona 295-5114

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