The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 8, 1967 · Page 39
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 39

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 8, 1967
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8-Al§ona (la.) Upper DCS Moines Thursday, June 8, 1967 Lone Rockers Pedal Matched 3- Wheelers Roger Mat'/, in thf Fairmont Sentinel Nevi'i t:<kn a $5 bet that ;. «u ' an rl(J" ;t 3-wheel Mr;, elf on ;. nur first tr>. Thns<- gadgets look as simple to handle as any kid's tricycle, but that's where tho resemblance.' ends Tin 1 3-whcPltrs an.' fairly rare In the Midwest, although Mr. and Mrs. John Ulxun of Lone Hock own a matched pair. "You mention thein to somebody and they just don't believe you," says Mrs. Dlxon. ThP Dixnns bought thnlr first 3-whppler last year for Mrs. Dlxon, who has never been able to ride an ordinary bicycle. "Tin just off-balance, ' stu ; laughs. "I just couldn't keep on the regular bicycles." There are tdose nl us who would have 11 tm- ble staying alward the 3-v/heelers. Take me, (or Instant e. "(.*> ahead and i ide It," she urged. ' Vou'll never know 'till you tr>." .So tiy I did. And try again. Finally I d'soovcn-d the secret — lean back a;id don't put an;, weight <m the handlebars. But until I wised up, the contraption went wandering off sideways out of control with me as an unwilling passenger. Fortunately Lone Hock's entire population of 1H5 people stayed out of my wn 1 .. Once [ had "mastered" the skill, I turned UK.- bike ba'k to th" Dlxons sine.'- It is a valuable pl'-ce ol property ($120; and I seldom carr. that much loose change. Three monUis after the Dixons bought their first bike, they picked up a second from ar. 63->ear-old filngsted woman. With just one bikp "V.-P had thp problem nf who was going to ride when, arid who were we going to rldf with?" Now itti- Dixons are able to tour Lone Rock together, but they've ventured further than half a mile south of tow r n. The) don't plan an;, extended trips, but ma> try to peddle as far as Fenton or Burt on a nice Sun- dav. "The way som e of those knotheads drive, I'm not sure I want to go out on the road," sa\ s 1)1 xon. Dixon, an electrician who spends considerable time balancing on an upright ladder, rides the bike tu "limber up" and erase the kinks from his legs. "Otherwise he's climbing that ladder all night long," says Mrs. Dlxon. She warns that while.' the 3-wheelers may appear stable, they artuall) tip over- easily. '•You'll tip over right now If you get a rear wheel In a hole," she says. She did fall off once, but escaped with no bruises. Dixon says he's never tipped over "but I've come close a few times." Special Mass For Graduates, St. Joe Church ST. JOE—Grade and high school graduates of St. Joseph's parish attended the 8 o'clock mass Sunday, May 28, In a body. The annual May Crowning pre- ceeded the mass with Irene Thil placing the crown on the Blessed Virgin statue with other eighth grade students as attendants. Grade students are Mathias Berte, Stephen Berte, Donald Erpelding, Helen Frellnger, Alan Frlderes, Stephen Gales, Luke Kellner, Harley Kollasch, Michael Kohlhaas, Gary Kollasch, Peter McGuire, Coleen Reding, Kathryn Reding, Donald Salz, Paul Schlltz, Ruth Ann Thilges and Linda Thul. High school graduates are Joseph Becker, Richard Berte, Constance Bormann, Corinne Bormann, Norman Bormann, Duane Frlderes, Ruth Hofer, Jean Marie Kayser, Cyrilla Kellner, Joan Kolilhaas, Steven Kollasch, Kathleen Plathc, William Reding, David Schneider, David Smith, Donald Thilges, Paula Thilges, Emily Thul and Thomas Wagner. Sandra Thul and Larry Smith graduated from Twin Rivers High School in Bode May 19. The graduates were honored at receptions. - o - PRIEST HONORED Rev. Leo C. Schumacher was honored Sunday, June 4, with a parish pot-luck dinner In St. Joseph's school hall in observance of his 35 years of ordination to the priesthood. A short program and social evening followed. - o - TROJANS MET St. Joe Trojans 4-H Club met at the Marvin and Allan Kohlhaas home. The meeting was opened with the Pledge to the Flag, led by Bobby Plathe. Club tour plans were discussed, with June 22 at 2 o'clock set as the date with the tour to start as the home of Tom M cGuire. A fam ily picnic supper will be held at 6 on the St. Joseph's parish grounds. The meeting closed with the 4-H pledge led by Randy Berte. - o - Mr. and Mrs. George Ham and son, St. Paul, Minn., were weekend visitors In the home of Mrs. Ham's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bormann, and other relatives and friends. Mrs. E. J. Gales was a guest Thursday of the R-Nu 500 club at the home of Mrs. Ed Borman. Receiving prizes were Mrs. Sylvester Wagner, Mrs. Orvllle Wagner and Mrs. Adeline Wagner. Mrs. Orvllle Wagner entertains June 29. Nancy Hess, Albert Lea, Minn., and Virgil Murphy, Rochester, Minn., were Saturday and Sunday visitors at the home ol Mr. and Mrs. George Wagner and John and with other friends. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Frlderes and LeAnn, Taft, Calif., visited friends and relatives here recently. Marilyn Kellner, Ruth Kellner, and a roommate, Charlene Lewis, all employed at Cedar Rapids, spent the weekend In the home of Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Kellner and attended graduation exercises at Garrigan High School, with Cyrilla Kellner a member of the class. Sister M. Marcine, Bancroft, spent Sunday here with her parents, sister and brothers. Cyrilla Kellner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Kellner, a 1967 Garrigan graduate Is employed at Fire and Casualty Ins. Co. In Cedar Rapids. David Thul, Melpitas, Calif., spent the past weekend here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Thul and family, and other relatives and friends and attended graduation exercises at Garrigan High School. His sister Emily was a member ol the class. Mrs. Robert A. Kruse, Fort Wayne, Ind., left Tuesday evening from Des Moines via plane for her home after several days' visit in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Wagner, and a visit with other relatives and friends and attended graduation exercises at Garrigan High School, with her brother Thomas a member of the class. C. D. A. Mother—Daughter Banquet was held Thursday evening June 1, in St. Joseph's school hall. Council Okays Don Meyer For F-Depf. Post Don Meyer, member of the Algona fire department for several years, was named assistant chief during a meeting of the city council here Wednesday night. He was nominated for the position by a vote of firemen and the recommendation referred to the council. He replaces Kink Wllley, who was named chief following the death of Fire Chief Ralph Elbert. Two men, Bless Rusk and Al Buchanan, were reappointed to city posts by the council, Rusk for a 5-year term on the board of adjustment and Buchanan to a 6-year term on the board of Algona Municipal Utilities. An alley in Call's addition of the city was sold following necessary publicity to land owners THE DODGE BOYS BEAT DOWN...SO IT'S GREAT TO GO DODGE No wonder The Dodge Boys have competition so worried. The way they take the figh-t out of new car prices would make any Brand X dealer quiver. Why do these Good Guys fight so hard?...'cuz they want your business. And that's why they keep prices down, give great trades, and offer continuing service. Give that white hat gang a chance to stomp down the cost of new-car driving for you. Drive a '67 Dodge. '67 DODGE MONACO inn! "RCIVAL MOTORS, INC. KsK7JE 80 ° SO - PHILLIPS ST., ALCONA, IOWA BOYS You can tell they're Good Guys, they all wear white hats! In the area, Including Art Odgaard, Art Fuerstenau and James Boudewyns. An Algona farmer, Barney Glsch, requested (and received) the right to farm approximately 10 acres of city-owned property- adjacent to the sewage treatment plant during the present year. It was formerly farmed by his late brother, John. A quit claim deed was given to the city by the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society for a portion of Kennedy street, which was recently reopened, and a cigarette permit was granted to Rite Oil Co., operators of the local Holiday station. Former Ledyard Lady Passes At Des Moines Services were held in Des Moines Wednesday for Mrs. Everett (Gladys) Pugsley, 69, formerly of Elmore and Ledyard, who died May 29 at a rest home in Des Moines where she had resided for the past five years. Burial was at Des Moines. Mrs. Puglsey was born Gladys Reece Dec. 8, 1897 inthefamlly farm home near Elmore and Ledyard. She graduated from Elmore High School and the Methodist School of Nursing at Des Moines. She had been employed as a registered nurse at Des Moines. She was married to Everett Pugsley, who died some years ago. Survivors Include a son, a daughter, and five grandchildren. Two brothers and three sisters also survive. Local Lindsey Men Hosts To Service School Don Deal and Howard Miller, owners of Lindsay Soft Water of Algona were host to a district service school on Friday, May 26, for all Lindsay dealer's service personnel from Southern Minnesota and Iowa. The school was conducted by Perry Bieterman and Russell Waterbury of the Lindsay Company of St. Paul, and was well attended by the service personnel of this area. The main topic of the meeting was the new 5 cycle Princess Softener; softeners of the future as well as past models. Don Deal was presented with a shoulder patch, In recognition of his appointment to the National Service Advisory Board of the Lindsay Co. St. Paul, Minn, and a letter of recognition for outstanding service performance of the past years. 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The right numbers can reassure, help and comfort. You can reach the fire department, police, the FBI, gas and electric company, service station, your attorney, insurance man, dentist, pastor, priest or rabbi-by the numbers. Your telephone offers you 6,400,000 combinations (using seven digits). But if an emergency suddenly arises and you get so flustered that you can't remem- berwhichnumbertocall.justdial "0" (zero) -for operator. She knows 'ern all. Northwestern Bell

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