The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 19, 1967 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 19, 1967
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6-Algona (la.) Upper Des Moines Thursday, Oct. 19, 1967 Thieves hit 3 Ringsted businesses RINGSTED - Emmet County authorities today were probing three Ringsted break-Ins which apparently netted thieves not much more than $120 In cash and merchandise. Thieves hit the Ringsted Co-op Elevator, the Royal Blue supermarket and a service station owned by Merwin Widdel. Time of the thefts was fixed at between 11 p.m. Sunday, when Manno Peitersen, Ringsted marshal, made his last check, and 6:30 a.m. today, when liar- land Kramer discovered the elevator break-In when he re- ported for work. A bar apparently was used to pry open the front doors at all three businesses. At the elevator, a fewpennles were taken from a drawer but no attempt was m ade to open a safe. Biggest cash loss was at the Widdel's service station, where $40 was taken from a drawer and $10 from a cash register. At the supermaikot, thieves took about $70 worth of cigarettes, Ignored a safe and exited by a back door. Bob Knox, Emmet County deputy sheriff, was Investigating today. Boy Scouts Hold Camporee At Irvington Out 1 hundred and fifty Boy Scouts ;uid their leaders from ten communities of the area attended a district Roundup Camjjoree last weekend at a site near Irviiinton on the Kenneth Ronoy property. This special campiiii; weekend was organized by the lowatha District of the Prairie Gold Area Council. Jerry Tliuentt- of Algona was Camporee chairman, assisted by a group of arou people in providing the program. The event began Friday evening and concluded Sunday afternoon. The program for the weekend included a scavenger hunt by yacli of the 17 patrol teams. The winner of this event was the Pine Tree Patrol of Troop 70, Algona. A string burning contest was held to see which patrol could build the best fire to burn a string suspended twenty-four inches off the irround in the shortest time. This event was won by the Wliip- poorwtll Patrol of Troop 63, Titonka. In the over-all judging for the entire weekend, first place went to Troop 63 of Titonka, witli Richard Koehler as Scoutmaster, second place to Troop 48 of Burt, with Bill Giddings as Scoutmaster, and the third place was a tie, with Troop 35 BUY OUT OF SEASON AND SAVE, SAVE, SAVE! COMPARE THIS MOWER COMET with any other mower regardless of price! NO OTHER MOWER HAS ALL THE FEATURES A SNAPPER COMET GIVES YOU. Snapper Comet mowers are unexcelled for ease of handling and comfort for the operator ... and they are unexcelled in mechanical features, too. Big 5 to 8 HP gasoline engines (some with electric starters); all steel construction; completely enclosed transmission; 5 speeds forward plus reverse , . . and lubricated for life. Instant cutter height adjustment 1" to 4". 26", 30", 41'' sues. We invite you to compare Comet with any other fi.ding mower. TRY IT ON YOUR LAWN! CHUCK BEHR'S STANDARD 295-3372 of PocaJiontas and Troop GO of Dakota City sharing the award. Saturday evening a campfire was held with GO to 80 guests in the audience. The Order of the Arrow from the district provided an Indian dance team which danced several traditional Indian dances. Each troop had a skit or stunt to show the group and singing was led by Richard Beisell, Scoutmaster of Troop 70, Algona. The Algona Kiwanis Club served hot chocolate and doughnuts. Before breakfast Sunday, a Protestant church service was held at the camp, led by Keith Strayer of the Irvington Presbyterian church. Boys of the Catholic faith attended the 9a.m. mass at St. Cecelia's church, Algona. Several of the boys in attendance were guests of Scouts for the purpose of showing them how much fun Scouts have while learning. It is hoped that in! this way we can interest more /boys in the program of the Boy Scouts. Bride-To-Be Honored With Shower, Oct. 15 SENECA - Rode Bergman, bride-elect of Robert Hanisch, was feted at a miscellaneous bridal shower given in her honor Sunday afternoon at the Lone Rock Legion hall. Guests were registered by Pat Christenson and Valerie DeBoer. Corsages were presented to the honoree, the groom'smother, Mrs. Elmer Hanisch, Pat Christenson and Valerie DeBoer. Mrs. Alfred Petersen was mistress of ceremonies and after extending a welcome to the honoree and guests, she introduced the guests to the group. A program followed which consisted of vocal solos, I Love You Truly and I Believe, sung by Linda Sue Kracht. Ann Fortney read "What Is A Ho-ne" and Mrs. William Bernard read "To Make a Cake." The program closed with a guessing game after which the honoree was invited to open her gifts. She was assisted by Pat Christenson and ValeriepeBoer; Mrs. Alfred Peterson presided at the silver service. Hostesses for the event included Mrs. Peterson, Mrs. Ervin Votteler, Mrs. William Bernhard, Mrs. Raymond Gardner, Mrs. Verl Smith, Mrs. Fred Johannesen, Mrs. Claude Johnson, Mrs. Lewis Breese, Mrs. Gladys Gable, Mrs. Everett Witham, Mrs. Ruth Nerem, Mrs. Clarence Menz and Mrs. Russel Kauffman. Miss Bergman and Robert Hanisch will bemarriedSaturday evening, Oct. 21, at 8 p. m. in the Methodist church at Swea City. - o - Mrs. Cecil Baldwin, accompanied by Mrs. Lyle England, Mrs. August Heisman, Mrs. Bernard Morrall and Mrs. Mike Peirce, all of 'Armstrong, were in Des Moines from Tuesday until Thursday night attending the Grand Chapter of the O.E.S. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Thiel of Davenport spent the weekend with the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Witham. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Jensen and girls attended homecoming activities at Luther College, Decorah, over the weekend. They were house guests of Supt. and Mrs. Gordon Christensen, former Senecans, who now live in Decorah. Mr. Christensen was superintendent of the Seneca Consolidated school some years ago. Ex-Wesley Girl A Bride Oct. 14 At Mason City Sylvia Ann Downs, daughter of Mrs. Elaine Downs and the late Edward Downs, formerly of Wesley, became the bride of Arthur Edward Baker of Cedar Rapids, in a ceremony performed Oct. 14 at St. Joseph's Catholic church in Mason City. The bride is a graduate of Garrigan High, and had worked in Des Moines before going to Mason City where she is accounts clerk at the First National. Bank. The bridegroom attended East Waterloo High and Wartburg College. His parents live at Evansdale, la. A reception and dinner was held at the Mason City K. C. hall following the ceremony, and the bridal couple will be at home in Cedar Rapids after a Colorado wedding trip. The bridegroom is associated with Iowa Kemper Mutual Insurance Co. Mrs. James Reising, sister of the bride, was matron of honor, and Mrs. Jack Kuyper was bridesmaid. Attending the groom were Dave Hennessey and Douglas Downs. James Reising and John Baker were ushers. Assisting at the reception were Lois Trimble, Millie Jepson, Deanna Downs, Carol Girres, Ann Cink and Sheryl Weydert. About 200 friends were present at the reception. Charles Beaver of Seneca received word by telephone early Sunday morning that his mother, Mrs. Hattie Beaver, 91, Estherville, had passed away very suddenly that morning. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Christian church at Estherville. Cecil Baldwin, accompanied by Mike Peirce of Armstrong, attended a reception at Des Moines Saturday for the new Worshipful Grand Masters of Iowa. Mrs. Henry Looft spent the past week at Rochester, Minn, helping care for a new grand- uaughter, Ann Marie, daughter of the Jack Loofts. Mr. and Mrs. Everett Witham visited Mr. Witham's only sister, Mrs. Myrtle Vining, who is hospitalized at a Britt hospital, last Friday. They also visited Mr. Witham's niece, Harriett Huling, only daughter of Mrs. Vining, who is also confined to the same hospital following major surgery. {PORTLAND By Mrs. Victor Fflfeh Laundry Clinic, Style Show, Slated Monday WANDA TRIPLETT A Kossuth county Laundry Clinic will be held Oct. 23 at the American Legion building in Algona. Wanda Triplett, staff Home Economist from the Maytag Company, will be the Master of Ceremonies for the Style Show at the clinic. Her presentation of "Launder- able Clothes" will bring you up to date on laundry methods. Come and find out more about laundry methods at the Kossuth County Laundry Clime on October 23. Violin Program Donald Ambroson, of the Briar Cliff College Music Department will give a program of violin music for the students of Garrigan High School on Monday, October 23. Delia Garces Ambroson \vill be his accompanist. Mr. and Mrs. BernardMeister attended the welcoming of Msgr. Zeno Reising Sunday evening at St. John's hall in Bancroft. Mrs. Frank Becker and Mrs. Don Mitchell of Burt attended the district Heart meeting at Clear Lake Thursday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Ruhnke were Wednesday evening visitors in the Harold Becker home. Mrs. Roscoe Mawdsley and boys and Mrs. Frank Becker and family dropped in on Mrs. Harold Becker late Wednesday afternoon with a beautifully decorated cake in honor of Mrs. Harold Becker's birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Lou Boswell of Modesto, Calif., and Mrs. Gertrude Aman of Mason City were Monday afternoon and overnight guests in the Jay Steven home. The ladies are sisters of Mr. Steven. Mrs. Howard Sparks left Friday for Bettendorf where she planned to spend the weekend with her son, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Sparks. Tuesday dinner and supper guests in the Tony Jandl home were a brother, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Collinson of Council Bluffs, a sister, Bertha Bilsborough of Algona, and a sister-in-law, Mrs. Edith Collinson of Mesa, Ariz. Mr. and Mrs. Tony Jandl were Wednesday dinner guests in the home of Mrs. Bertha Bilsborough at Algona. This was a family get- together, Paulette Arend of Minneapolis spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Arend. Mr, and Mrs. Arend and Linda took her back to Minneapolis Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Billy Christensen and family were Sunday dinner guests in the home of Mrs. Christensen's parents, Mr. ajid Mrs. Harvey Finley at Armstrong. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Ringsdorf visited Donald's mother, Mrs. Lulu Ringsdorf, Sunday at the Heritage Rest Home in Bancroft, Lulu is about the same and enjoys visitors, although she suffered a bad fall one day last week. Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Stewart went to Jewell Sunday to help their daughter and husband, the Russell Henrys, move into a different home which they purchased recently. Not UFO A weather balloon from some unknown destination attracted lots of attention here early Tuesday morning when it drifted over Algona at a height estimated at 10,000 to 15,000 ft. A perfect day and the position of the sun at the time of day when it passed made the balloon very visible. If your map shows a patch of marijuana by Homer Sabin's farm, it's wrong. We've combined it all and now have it in a new form... nasal inhaler! WILSON'S CANNED PICNICS ib. $199 tin FRESH PORK STEAK Ib. BOSTON BUTT PORK ROAST Ib. WILSON'S WIL5UN 3 Ji^feA BRAUNSCHWEIGERft.49* RED POTATOES Ibs. YACHT CLUB TOMATOE No. 2 * 1 00 tins BUTT'R TOPP COFFEE CAKES pkg. WAGNER'S ORANGE DRINK Qt. DELICIOUS CARAMEL APPLES ea. GIANT SIZE - PLAIN OR ALMOND HERSHEY CARDINAL STORK WE GIVE GIFT HOUSE STAMPS BURT, IOWA WE GIVE GIFT HOUSE STAMPS

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