The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 6, 1967 · Page 8
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 6, 1967
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The "FIRST-OF-THE-WEEK" Tabloid dipper Dr5 2 Sections - 24 Tabloid Pages ESTABLISHED 1865 Entered as second class matter at the postoffice at Algon.i. Iowa 150611). Nov. 1, 1932. under Act of Congress of March 3, 1879 ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 1967 VOl. 101 NO. 43 TO REPRESENT IOWA IN U.S. COLLEGE CONTEST Vicki Steil Nat'l Queen Nominee S^:^:::::*:::*::^^ First Ecumenical Wedding Here Unites AHS Teachers Corrine Shimel, music teacher in the Algona public schools, and John Joseph Vint, speech instructor in the local school system, were married June 3 at St. Cecelia's Catholic church, in the first ecumenical ceremony ever held in this area. The bride is a member of the Congregational church (United Church of Christ) and the bridegroom is a member of the Catholic faith. Both Father James Bruch of St. Cecelia's church, and Rev. Frank Harcey, Congregational pastor, officiated. Rev. Harcey had the opening and closing portions of the ceremony, and the wedding reception that followed the ceremony was held in Fellowship Hall of the local Congregational church. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Amasa Shimel of demons, Iowa, and the bridegroom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Vint of Spirit Lake. Soloist was Mrs. Delores Reece and organist was Mrs. Sharon Cowan. Attending the bride as matron of honor was DeAnne McGuire of Algona, and other attendants were Carol Reynolds of Milford, Marlys Weed of Spirit Lake, and Janelle Vint of Spirit Lake, sister of the bridegroom. Loren Seely of Kirksville, Mo. acted as best man, and groomsmen and ushers were Fredie Cheville, Marshalltown, Norman Cheville, Ames, Jerry Stucky, Mason City, and Steve George, Algona. The young couple left on a wedding trip to the west coast and will be at home at 305 No. Thorington St. upon their return from the west. The new Mrs. Vint is a graduate of State College of Iowa, and the bridegroom is a University of Iowa graduate. 2.18 Rain A. Zittritsch Algona's official weather station at KLGA measured a total of 2.18 inches of rain starting Sunday evening and up to 8:00 a.m. Monday morning, it was reported. The rain was the most soaking received this spring, and substantial, coming just as the corn is getting away to a good start in the area. Algona Girl In Chain Reaction Pileup, Ft. Dodge Rebecca Heller, 20, niece of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Marshall of Algona, with whom she has been staying, was a passenger in a car that was one of several involved in a chair reaction pileup just north of Treloar's on old 169, north of Fort Dodge, about 6 p.m. Saturday evening. Miss Heller is a student at LaJames Beauty School in Fort Dodge, and was returning home as a passenger in the car of a Livermore girl with whom she rode to Fort Dodge, leaving her own car at the Livermore corner. The two girls suffered some injuries, thought to be slight. An elderly man in one of the other vehicles was killed in the accident. The girls were receiving hospital checkups Monday. Pools To Open The Algona Municipal swimming pool was to open at 2 p.m. Monday, June 5, an opening that was moved up several days from an earlier announcement. Beanie Cooper will be pool manager. T,he Whittemore pool, was to open today, Tuesday. Passes; Rites Here Wednesday Anna C. Zittritsch, 69, lifelong resident of Algona, died Saturday evening at Park hospital, Mason City. Funeral services for her will be held Wednesday at 9:30 a. m. in St. Cecelia's Catholic church here, with Msgr. P. P. Gearen officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary cemetery and Hamilton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Anna was a daughter of Anton and Mary Zittritsch and was born here Oct. 7, 1897. She never married and lived with her mother, Mrs. Mary Zittritsch, here all of her life. Besides her mother, survivors include four sisters, Theresa (Mrs. Elmer Kelley) and Elizabeth (Mrs. Hugh Post), Algona, Kate (Mrs. Glen McMurray), Glendale, Calif., and Helen Zitt- ritsch, Gardena, Calif.; and three brothers, Tony, Algona, Mathew, Aurora, Colo., and Ted, Detroit, Mich. Hire Teacher Joining the faculty of Garrigan High- School next year as the Industrial arts teacher will be Terry Bruce of Aurelia. Mr. Bruce will graduate from Westmar College, LeMars, in August He has done practice teaching at Cleghorn Community High School, Cleghorn. Mr. Bruce will also assist the coaching staff at Garrigan during the 1967-68 season. Wednesday For Finals Miss Vicki M. Steil, a junior at Iowa State University, has been selected as one of the most outstanding college girls in the State of Iowa. She has earned a trip to New York City, where she will compete for the title of "National College Queen." Based on her scholastic accomplishments and her leadership in campus activities, she was chosen as State Winner from among thousands of college students. She will represent this state during the 13th annual National College Queen Pageant. The City of New York plays host to this event each year, honoring collegiate women from across America. She will leave on Wednesday, June 7, traveling by plane to Manhattan. She will participate in a series of competitive forums and seminars before more than 30 national judges - educators, journalists, celebrities. They will score each finalist on her knowledge, academic achievements, personality and poise.. The entire pageant will be televised, in color. She will appear on the program with Robert Goulet, the Broadway and television star who will be host of the telecast. This coast-to-coast TV special will be seen on the NBC network from 10 p. m. to 11 p. m. on Friday evening, June 16. The college girls participating in this year's pageant will receive many honors during their visit to New York City. The United Nations will welcome all the National Finalists on June 9, and they will be taken on a special tour of the U. N. The college students will also be honored guests at a reception at the American Embassy, where they will meet officials of the United States delegation to the U. N. The selection of the new National College Queen will be determined during ten competitive events and forums. Each of the young women will be asked to voice her opinions on a wide range of subjects. Forums will be conducted on education and campus life, current events and general knowledge, career goals and fashions, etc. The college girls will also be tested on their skills in the homemaking arts. They will prepare their favorite recipes during a cooking competition. They will color-coordinate a fashion wardrobe. These events, in the field of home economics, are a series of tests developed by Best Foods Division of Corn Products Co. As sponsors of the pageant, they will also award ten shares of stock in Corn Products Co. to the new National College Queen. The young woman who earns the national title will also re- Vicki M. Steil, Algona, is the Iowa State winner in the National College Queen Pageant. Vicki, a junior at Iowa State University, will fly to New York City to participate in 10 days of activities which will culminate with the announcement of the 1967 National College Queen on an hour-long NBC-TV spectacular on June 16. ceive a trip to Europe, a new automobile and many other awards. While in New York City, each collegiate candidate will live for ten days at the famous Waldorf Astoria hotel. Each evening the college students will be entertained royally. Vicki is majoring in speech at ISU. She has earned two scholarships, and participated in numerous university organizations. Her ambition is to become an actress, preferably in musical comedy. She is 20 years of age, stands 5 ft. 4 inches, has brown hair and blue-grey eyes. Her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Reding, live at 404 So. Wooster St. in Algona. Titonka Rites Marie Dennis TITONKA - Marie Dennis, 89, died Wednesday at Hancock Memorial hospital, Britt. She had lived in Wesley the last 1 1/2 years. Funeral services were held Friday at 10 a. m. at Methodist church here. Rev. Paul Hanson officiated. Burial was in Buffalo township cemetery with Blake Funeral Home of Titonka in charge. Surviving are a son, Kenneth Dennis, Leesburg, Fla.; a daughter, Leota Walrod, Wesley; three grandchildren; Her husband and a son preceded her in death. Small Girl Injured In Fall From Tractor Here A 7-year old rural Algona girl escaped serious injury when she fell from a tractor being driven by her mother Friday afternoon. The girl, Shelley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Keith, was rushed to a doctor's office here, then taken by her parents to Mason City for x-rays and observation. It was expected she would be released from the hospital there sometime Monday. She and her sister, Lori, 8, were riding on a tractor which was pulling a trailer at a slow rate of speed near the Clover Leaf Hatchery northeast of Algona when the mishap occurred. The little girl fell over the side of the tractor, apparently sliding between the fender and rear wheel and landed on the gravel below. According to reports, it was thought the wheels of the vehicles did not pass over her. At first, it was feared she had been run over. She fell from the vehicle as Mrs. Keith turned from one road to another. They were on their way to a field some distance from the Keith farm just northeast of the city limits. Shelley sustained abrasions on the side of her face and bruises, but was considered in very good condition following the fall.

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