The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 22, 1967 · Page 21
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 22, 1967
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14-Algono, (id.) Upper De« Mo!ne> Tue*doy, August 22, 1967 Funeral For Mrs. Difsworth Held, Fenlon Mrs. Clayton Ditsworth, 60, of Fenton died of cancer of the liver Wednesday night at Fairmont Community Hospital. Funeral services for her were held Monday at 2 p.m. in the Methodist Church at Fenton, with burial following there. Thomas Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Ditsworth was born Florence Newell, June 16, 1907, at Fenton. She lived most of her life in Fenton except for some years while she taught school. She had been a teacher at Fenton in recent years, and for several years she served as correspondent and photographer at Fenton for The Sentinel. She was married to Clayton Ditsworth April 6, 1944, in Minneapolis. Survivors include her husband and two daughters, Kathryn and Mary Ellen, all of Fenton. Three surviving sisters are Mrs. P.R. Cosgray of "Wayne'sburg, Pa., Mrs. P.M. Barnes of Whitebof o, N. Y., and Luella Newell of Chicago. Algonan Named Gen'l Chairman GOP Dinner Kirk Hayes of Algona, former Kossuth finance chairman, has been appointed general chairman of the Iowa Republican Party's $100 a plate dinner at Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines Oct. 25, sixth district Republican finance chairman Oliver S. Carlson announced Principal speaker at the dinner will be Gov. Ronald Reagan of California. Royal Nold of Algona is the Kossuth county finance chairman and may be contacted also for tickets GOOD NEIGHBORS TO KNOW 1 AROUND THE! TOWN& COUNTRY Meet Roscoe Mawdsley, Jr. Of Burt Our Country Neighbor this week is Roscoe Mawdsley, Jr., who farms 10 miles northeast of Algona. Roscoe farms in partnership with his father, Roscoe, Sr., and his brother, Duane. The operation consists of 590 acres, with 210 acres of corn, 95 acres beans, 50 acres oats, 70 acres alfalfa and 150 acres in bluegrass pasture. The Mawd- sleys raise around 600 hogs per year, have 100 head Angus stock cows, 50 ewes, and 600 laying hens. Roscoe, Jr. is married to the former Evelyn Becker, whose parents, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Becker, reside in Algona. They have three boys, Mark, 15, Michael, 11, and Merrill, 8. The boys all attend school in Burt. and the two older boys are active in 4-H work, having shown calves at the Kossuth County Fair last week. Roscoe, Jr. is the third generation Mawdsley to live on the home place, his grandfather having settled there in the 1880*3. Although he hasn't much time for hobbies, he has an interest in photography. The Mawdsleys are members of the Burt Presbyterian church, with Roscoe, Jr. serving as an elder. Irons Heating & Plumbing "Completely Equipped To Serve You Completely" Plumbing - Heating Sheet Metal Gas or Oil Units Pumps Water Systems Complete Fixtures Phone 295-3640 ALGONA Algona Implement Co. Your Friendly International Harvester Dealer FARM EQUIPMENT MOTOR TRUCKS SALES & SERVICE TtaTT/ioctcwa/ife, <xj Quo&tu Tfc/tnc £uupttte/n£ ERNIE | WILLIAMS I Your John Deere Headquarters In Algona "The Quality Name In Farm Equipment" East of Algona on Highway 18 . Buscher Brothers Impl. Minneapolis Moline - Ke4ly-Ryan - Papec New Idea Farm Machinery ERNIE WILLIAMS JOHN DEERE ... a most trusted name in farm equipment . . . located on U.S. Highway 18, just at the east edge of Algona. «H«I»U™I, "Service that Satisfies" is not just our slogan, it's a guarantee. For tractors, implements or parts, we can assure you of the finest. *•«•««-», You're welcome to drop in anytime. We'll be glad to demonstrate our equipment, and we'll be more than glad to answer any questions you may have. >Y ° U ' re 8 neighbor ' not a stinger" at ERNIE WILLIAMS JOHN 5 i i • Sales • Services • Friendly & Courteous Always N. Main St. Phone 295-3451 Ernie Williams John Deere Farm Machinery BOTH QUALITY & SERVICE Located east of Algona on highway 10. Phone 295-356) ALGONA Joe Bradley Equipment South Hotel Algona Form Machinery — Trucks — Tires GEHL STANHOIST OLIVER CMC trucks FIRESTONE tires Phone 295-2421 i Phone 295-3501 ALGONA i I i i f X j

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