The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 31, 1967 · Page 9
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 31, 1967
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10-Algono la.) Upper DM MolnM Tuesday, Oct. 31, 1967 Old Swedish Neighbors Hold Get-Together SWEA & EAGLE - Mr. and Mrs. John Frasland, Fairmont, Minn., took Mrs. Ida O'Green, Mrs. Christine ThorsonandMrs. Mae Larson to Ruthven recently to visit old friends, the Andrew Nelsons. Mrs. Hilma Anderson from there was another guest. The group enjoyed dinner together and Mrs. Nelson, who had visited Sweden last year, showed pictures of that country to the group. She had taken a picture of the church where Mrs. O'Green had been baptized. Four of these senior citizens are past 80 years of age and were friends and neighbors in Sweden. They manage to get together once or twice a year and play cards and reminisce. Mrs. Thorson has been visiting here from California for a couple weeks and plans to stay for another month. - o- Recent weekend visitors at the Darrel Bishop home were Dr. and Mrs. Henry Hammer and twin sons, Michael and Ronald, Ottumwa, and Rev. and Mrs. S. Hammer, Humboldt. Evening callers on Sunday were the Richard Loofts of Ledyard. Rev. and Mrs. S. Hammer, Humboldt, were at the Darrel Bishop home Friday evening for Homecoming at Swea City. Members of the VFW Auxiliary met at the Post home Thursday evening to make ditty bags for the Red Cross to be sent to the servicemen in Vietnam. Ten bags were made by members of the local Auxiliary, Mrs. Ed Blair, Mrs. Robert Holm, Mrs. Earl Berg, Mrs. Earl Kvamsdale and Mrs. Kenneth Brones. On Oct. 2 Mrs. Wallace Johnson, Mrs. Ed Blair, Mrs. Earl Kvamsdale, Mrs. Vern Anderson, Mrs. Kenneth Brones and Mrs. William Mather, Jr. met and worked on scuffles for Veterans hospital. Last Sunday guests at the Jens Madsen home were Mr. and Mrs. Earl Decker of Indiana. They were weekend guests at the Nels Madsen home. The Jens Madsens and Bob Barslous were Sunday dinner guests at the Dick Mescher home in Bancroft. Mrs. WilliamTobin spent Wednesday through Friday at Fairmont Community hospital, Fairmont, Minn, for tests. ! Notes Of ervicemei SAN DIEGO, Oct. 10-Seaman Recruit Lester L. Briggs, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dale R. Briggs of Algona, has been graduated from nine weeks of Navy basic training at the Naval Training Center here. In the first weeks of his naval service he studied military subjects and lived and worked under conditions similar to those he will encounter on his first ship or at his first shore station. - o- CAMP PENDLETON, CALIF.- Marine Private Robert Wingert, son of Mr, and Mrs. Clare Wingert of Wesley, completed two weeks of training'under simulated combat conditions in the fundamentals of day and night patroling, employment of infantry weapons, survival methods and assault tactics at this Marine Corps base. This individual combat training is given every Marine after his graduation from recruit training. From this course, he is scheduled to go on to more advanced training before being assigned to his permanent unit. - o- FT. CAMPBELL, KY. - Army Private Gerald L. Bradley, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Garland T. Bradley, Algona, fired expert with the M-14 rifle near the completion of basic combat training at Ft. Campbell, Ky., Oct. 11. The expert rating is the highest mark a soldier can achieve on his weapons qualification test. - o FT. CARSON, COLO. - Army Specialist Four David L.Culbert- son, 23, son of Mrs. Doris A. Culbertson, 1508 East Elm, Algona, will participate in the post- wide field training exercise being held at Ft. Carson, Colo., Oct. 23 through Nov. 30. His unit, the 5th Medical Battalion, will receive training in combat first aid and emergency evacuation techniques. Spec. Culbertson, an operating room technician, is assigned to Company B of the 5th Division's 5th Medical Battalion. His father, Glen D. Colbertson, lives on Route 2, Burt, Iowa. His wife, Linda, lives at 1706 S. Grand, Emmetsburg, Iowa. - o- USS CONSTELLATION-Com- missaryman Second Class Paul D. Miller, USN, son of Mrs.Gla- dine Miller of Wesley, has completed his third "on-the-line" period off the coast of North Vietnam aboard the attack aircraft carrier USS Constellation. The 33-day line period came on the heels of a previous 36-day tour in the Gulf of Tonkin. The 'Constellation, in port at Subic Bay in the Philippines for only five days, was called upon to replace the fire-damaged USS Forrestal. Pilots from the carrier's air wing hit the Lang Son Bridge, the major supply link for North Vietnam, and destroyed surface- to-air missile sites at An Phu, seven miles west of Haiphong. Air strikes accounted for the destruction of 115 barges, 67 trucks, three patrol boats and 18 bridges. - o CHANDLER, ARIZ. - Kenneth K. Kerber, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lyndon D. Kerber, Fenton, has been promoted to airman first class in the U. S. Air Force. He is an aircraft mechanic at Williams AFB, Ariz. The airman, a graduate of Sentral High School, attended Estherville Junior College. His wife, Marlys, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Thomsen of Estherville. Those who know Know , MINNEAPOLIS MOTOR HOTEL For Convenience ... For Luxury Accommodations ... I For Friendliness ... For Budget Rates ... For Resort- like Atmosphere ... Easily Accessible to All Highways * Kir. Dcliclilful Ah- Cimdiliimcd KINMIIS and Suites * Niilioiiiil (iiilil Modal Award lii'att'd KiiiR-Si/r Suininiinp I'uol * <'oinplctc Hold * IM-HotirSwili-liliujinl * Fri-c-TV * I'lav Ari'ii I'or EXCELLENT FOOD — Redwood Dining Room featuring Hearth Charcoal Broiled Steaks — Collee Shop open from 6:00 a.m. 'till Midnight — Cocktail Lounge. Ample Free Parking In Front Of Your Room Children Moron »om?/ SINGLE ROOMS •19.00 to SiO.Off DOUBLE ROOMS Cliildicn undn 1:' IIUL in same loom with Adults. W<re or write tor Reservations — Phone (Area 61?) 588*4665. HOLIDAY MOTOR HOTEl Jet. Highways 100 and 55 West. apoiis 22 Minnesota. Minutes from Downtown — 15 Minutes Irom Met Stadu Home of th« Twins and Vikings — 20 Minutes from Int. Airport. PUBLIC AUCTION SALE To settle the estate of Lenora Hiltz, the Executors will offer for sale at public auction on November 4,1967, at 1:00 P.M. on the premises the following property: REAL ESTATE: New Modern two bedroom home and garage (two years old) with full basement, gas heat, modern kitchen, all hardwood floors, full bath and half bath, well located with respect to churches and schools. House is located at 1227 East Linden Street, Algona, Iowa, and legally described as follows: All that part of vacated Durant Street lying between the East line of Lot Eight (8), Block One Hundred Fifty-nine (159), and the West line of Lot Five (5), Block One Hundred Sixty (160), all in Call's Addition to Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa. The house may be inspected at any reasonable time. Call 295-3402, Algona, Iowa, for appointment. TERMS: Possession — on or before November, 1967, down payment of 20 per cent on date of sale, the balance due and payable upon furnishing of abstract showing merchantable title and usual warranty deed. Sellers will pay the 1967 real estate taxes. PERSONAL PROPERTY: Beginning at 1:00 P.M. the following personal property will be offered for sale: Universal gas cook stove Frigidaire refrigerator New Norge electric washing machine Two (2) rinse tubs Kitchen table and four (4) chairs Kitchen stool Utility table Two (2) power lawnmowers Aluminum ladder 410 Shotgun Gordon tools, etc. Kenmore vacuum sweeper w/attachments Coffee maker, portable mixer, two (2) steam irons, traveling iron, frying pan Two (2) real good bedroom sets complete — one like new Writing desk and chair Singer sewing machine Cedar chest, two (2) smoke stands Book rack, card table, coffee table, large radio, radio table, two end tables, two (2) floor lamps Zenith T.V., three (3) large painted pictures Good davenport and chair Two (2) arm chairs, one (1) rocker Beige wool rug, like new, 10'4"xl5'4" Hall runner 12' x 3'4" to match rug 1957 Otdsmobile 4-door automobile — runs good, two (2) extra tires TERMS ON PERSONAL PROPERTY - Cash Clerk — Security State Bank, Algona, Iowa Auctioneer — Charley Quinn For further information contact the following: Josephine Kelso, Viola Rahe and Rose Rahe, Executors. McMahon and Cassel, Attorneys for Executors. 120 North Thorington Street, Algona, Iowa (82-83)

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