The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 11, 1967 · Page 14
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 14

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, July 11, 1967
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l-Algona (la.) Upper Dej Moine* Tuesday, July 11, 1967 ^ _. .. .. ____. ,_, . - - L - r —jjm --- ---_ --- ._: -T-..— -^.-.^—Memorial Dedicated Here Dedication of a new Court of Honor Memorial was held at 10 a. m. Tuesday, July 4, at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens here. As a climax to the dedication, Mrs. Melvin Kern, Gold Star Mother, placed a wreath beside the stone, which bears a plaque with the insignia of all branches of the Armed Forces of the United States. Mrs. Kern, mother of Bill Kern, who died in Vietnam wliile on duty last fall, is shown above beside the wreath and memorial. Each week, the name of a deceased veteran from this area will appear on the memorial, except on national holidays, when the flag will fly on the staff behind the stone in honor of all veterans of all wars. Harold Andrews, Eastlawn manager, introduced Mayor Bill Finn and Fr. Dailey who gave short talks as color guards and firing squads from the local Legion and V.F.W. posts stood by. The firing squad later fired three volleys and taps were sounded. (UDM Newsfoto) Cindy Cowan Bride Of Larry Helmers June 24 Cynthia Lee Cowan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Cowan, Algona, and Larry Dean Helmers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dick Helmers, Algona, were united in marriage at 7 p. m., Saturday, June 24, at the Congregational church in Algona, with Rev. Frank Harcey performing the double ring ceremony. The bride, escorted to the altar by her father, wore a floor-length feather diamond embroidered silk organza gown. It featured a high yoked cage silhouette with zip-off sleeves and a Watteau chapel train trimmed in delustered bridal satin. Her Juliet headpiece featured two hand-rolled organza cabbage roses with a circular, three- tiered shoulder-length veil of pure silk imported English illusion. Her bridal bouquet was a white orchid surrounded by stephonotis on a pearl Bible which had also been carried by the bride's sisters, and a handkerchief, which had been carried by her great-grandmother, mother and sisters at their weddings. The bridesmaids wore floor- length pink nylon dotted Swiss gowns and each carried one pink rose. The flower girl, Lori Walbridge, niece of the bride, wore a gown identical to the bridesmaids and carried a basket of pink roses and daisies, Dianne Smith, Algona, served as maid of honor and Janette Thomas, Mason City, was bridesmaid. Gary Naylor served as best man and groomsman was Eugene Helmers of Des Moines. Gary Helmers, brother of the groom, was candle lighter and the ushers were Dean Mittleider, Sig Wood, Eugene Thompson and Richard Dreyer. Bill Kraft, soloist, was accompanied at the organ by Mrs. Jerry Cowan, cousin of the bride. Following the ceremony a reception was held at the Algona Country Club. Hosts and hostesses were Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Ferris and Mr. and Mrs. Craig Smith. Mrs. Ray Walbridge, Olympia, Wash., sister of the bride, cut the cake; Mrs. Loren Nelson, sister of the bride, and Mrs. Eugene Thompson, sister of the groom, poured coffee; Mrs. Dean Mittleider and Sandi Helmers, sisters of the groom, served punch. Table waitresses were Bonnie Helmers, Leslie and Lynn Norton. Judi Parrott had the guest book, and Marilyn Harris, Linda Soules and Barbara Nelson had charge of the gifts. The bride and groom are both graduates of Algona High School and at present the bride is attending summer school at Cedar Falls, where they are living, and the groom is working at Waterloo. Both will attend college there this fall where he will be a senior and she, a junior. " "Kotsotb Coonty'i Favorite Newspaper" New Supl. Is ?; L L E l e '! iol! Hired, Lakofa Public School blaze attracted a large number of spectators. A flood in Hwang-ho, China, wiped out an estimated 900,000 lives in 1887. LEGAL NOTICES Robert C. Thompson has assumed the position of superintendent of the Lakota Consolidated School. The new administrator comes to Lakota from the Page Community School in Page county, Iowa. He was superintendent there for two years following six years of administrative work in Van Buren county. Thompson is a native of Indiana, having graduated from Crawfordsville High School. He received his B.A. degree from Wabasli College and did his graduate work at the University of Omaha. He has 19 years experience as a teacher, coach and administrator in Iowa schools. Thompson is married. He and lis wife have two sons, both of fihom have completed their public school education. Council TV Trip To Fairfield Is Lengthened Several members of the city council, Mayor Bill Finn and a few other persons representing interested groups were flown to Fairfield, la. by WMT-TV Friday afternoon to view operation of cable TV by that firm. The trip was lengthened somewhat when electrical difficulties were discovered in the planes used to fly from Algona to Fairfield — and the men stayed overnight, returning to Algona Saturday. According to reports, most were satisfied that the installation there was a good one and reception proved to be good. WMT-TV is sponsoring a special election here July 25 in an attempt to get a cable TV franchise. Meanwhile, members of the translator TV group here are attempting to make necessary arrangements with more TV stations for complete translator service. KGLO-TV, Mason City, lias agreed to put in a translator system which would handle CBS programming. Algona Man's Mother Dies, Charles City Mrs. Minnie Parrish, 82, died Wednesday evening at Charles City where she had resided for the past 57 years. She had been in failing health for three months. Minnie E. Young was born May 23, 1884, die daughter of Thomas and Mary Struthers Young at Emmetsburg. She was married to Timothy Parrish June 22, 1910 atEmmetsburg. She was a member of Eastern Star and the First Congregational church. Survivors include three sons, Kenneth R., Algona; William J., South Bend and Donald M., Dallas, Texas; three sisters; one brother and 13 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and one son, Services were held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, Charles City with Rev. Leslie W. Chapman officiating. Iterment was in Riverside cemetery and Hauser Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements, Meeting Set Here July 12 There will be a meeting of the Kossuth County OEO on July 12, 1967, in the Court House Assembly Room at Algona at 8 p.m. This is a public meeting and all interested are invited. The local Head Start, Neighborhood Youth Corps, Service Centers, and Home Health programs will be explained. Board members will be elected for the coming year. One-third of all boards must be low-income. The low-income people elect their own representatives. Two Engines Stolen By Daring Thieves Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst was called to investigate theft of an estimated $600 worth of ecjuip- ment from a construction site near the junction of highways 169 and 9 north of Bancroft. The theft occurred sometime between Saturday night, July 1, and the following Wednesday. Heavy equipment of some sort had to be used to haul away two' large Allis-Chalmers engines, taken off a pair of gravel conveyors. A barrel of oil and some hand tools were also taken. Everds Bros, owned the eo^iip- ment and Jim Everds of that firm said following the theft that the engines were the type that could be used by an amusement firm to operate rides for children. Deputy Sheriff Don Wood received the report of theft of a $40 transistor radio from the office of. the LuVerne Crop Service. The theft occurred sometime Tuesday night. A window was broken to allow the thief to gain entrance to the building. ill Norman Fractures Hip In Fall Here Hill Norman, well-known Algona man, sustained a fractured left hip in a fall in the dining room of his home here Thursday night and is now hospitalized at Park Hospital, Mason City. At the time he sustained the injury, he was walking through the home while preparing to go to bed. It is not known exactly how he fell or what caused it. He is slated to undergo surgery for correction of the injury today (Tuesday). House Burned Algona firemen burned down the former John Gisch home near the Good Samaritan homes Wednesday evening, July 5, and the APPLY NOW for one of the SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY OFFERS to qualified applicants for JULY ONLY (limited number only — personal interview required). Young School of Beauty 61 7 Locust Des Moines, la. "Where Beauty Culture Is Taught" I <*»*>a^*feMre^ IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE STATE OF IOWA IN AND FOR KOSSUTH COUNTY Probate No. 9155 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF V. C. Smith, Deceased. TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE ESTATE OF V.C. Smith, Deceased: You are hereby notified that on the 29th day of June, 1967, the last will and testament of V.C. Smith, deceased, bearing date of the 3rd day of February, 1955, was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Paul C. Owens and Lowell W. Smith were appointed executors of said estate. Notice is further given that any action to set aside said will must be brought in the district court of said county within one year from the date of the second publication of this notice, or thereafter be forever barred. Notice is further given that all persons indebted to said estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against said estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance; and unless so filed within six months from the second publication of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) such claim shall thereafter be forever barred. Dated this 29th day of June, 1967. Paul C. Owens 'Lowell W. Smith Executors of said Estate Algona, Iowa Hutchison & Andreasen Attorneys for said Executors Algona, Iowa Date of second publication: llth day of July, 1967. (51 & 52) HOME PERMANENT Home permanent with hidden body. No mix, mess. 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