The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 18, 1968 · Page 7
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 18, 1968
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(»a.) Upper Be* Moines fhorsday, Jon. 18, 1968 Market Hog Show For Algona Area On Feb. 1 Pictured above left to right are- Dave Anderson, Algona, chairman of the new Kossuth County Market Hog Show and Dick Kuecker, Algona, president of the Kossuth Pork Producers Association. The Hog Show will be February 1 at the Algona Livestock Auction. A market hog show will be held at the Algona Sales Pavilion, February 1 sponsored by the Kossuth County Pork Producers, announces show chairman, Dave Anderson of Algona. The show, new this year, is open to pork producers of all ages in Kossuth and other counties. It will feature two classes, a "on- the-hoof' and a carcass class. There is no entry fee and donated prizes total $225.00 in addition to a free lunch being donated. The event also features a judging contest with two separate classes. One class for adults and a junior class for those in high school or younger. Chairman of the contest is Bob Chambers from Corwith. Galen De- Valois, county extension direc- tor, encourages all 4-H and FFA members and others to be sure to take part in this educational event. "Cut-out information on the top 20 in both the carcass class and "on-the-hoof' class will be furnished by Hormel & Company," announces Dick Kuecker, president of the Kossuth County Pork Producers. The contestants and public will also be invited to see the carcasses at Fort Dodge on Saturday. -101- One of Lyon county's oldest residents, Mrs. Dora Schoon, died recently at the Restmore Convalescent home in Rock Rapids. She celebrated her 101st birthday in July of 1967. WHEN YOU'RE No. 1 THERE'S GOT TO BE A REASON. TAKE IT FROM THE PEOPLE WHO KNOW ... SEE THE Now! RCA Victors Brightest Color! The TYBORC Model GJ-705 23* tJt»i., 295 «). in. picture RCAVICTORA^^«-COLOR TV WITH SUPER BRIGHT HI LITE COLOR TUBE New RCA Super BrfeM Hi-Lite Picture Tube delivers the most vivid color ever (torn RCA. And to insure the best possible picture signal every time-automatic fine tuning on both VHP and UHF. THE MOST TRUSTED NAME IN ELECTRONICS 'The Home of Award Winning Service" Tom's Radio & TV Phone 5-3260 RCA Sales & Service Algona •*^>W-*We-'*MK:>3^^ 1 TOO BUSY r i * Wesleyans Are Back After Lengthy Trip WESLEY - Mr. and Mrs, Charles Nygaard and Chris returned Jan. 4 from a two-week trip. Mrs. Nygaard's mother, Mrs. Myrtle Eggleston, LuVerne, accompanied them to Brunswick, Ga. On their way to Georgia they stopped at West Branch, Iowa to visit the Hoover Memorial. On Dec. 24 they attended the wedding of Corp. Marvin Eggleston of Brunswick, a grandson of Mrs. Eggleston and a nephew of Mrs. Nygaard. They were Christmas Day guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Blunt, parents of Mrs. Bob Eggleston. Christmas Eve they were guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Eggleston. Enroute home they stopped in Birmingham, Alabama and visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Van Voorhees. Jan. 4 they spent the evening in the home of Beulah and Doris Eggleston, West Des Moines, daughters of Mrs. Myrtle Eggleston, and Friday they returned home. - o - C.D.A. MEETING C.D.A. held their regular monthly meeting Jan. 9. Following the business meeting, 500 was played. Mary Bode won high prize, Irene Muehe, low and Marie Doughan, birthday prize. On the kitchen committee were Mary Joyce Haverly, Mildred Studer (Ben J.), Pauline Pfeffer, Viola 'Studer, Karen Hanig, and Mag Bleich. On the entertainment committee were Margaret Becker, Selma Cruise, Betty Bode, Vanda Pfeffer, Irene Hanig, Ruth Mary Hrubes and Clara Goetz. - o HOUSEWARMING Mr. and Mrs. Jim Eisenbacher were given a house warming Monday evening, Jan. 8, by a group of relatives and neighbors. 500 was played at four tables. Jim Eisenbacher won high score prize, Clarence Nelson, second high, and Ed Eisenbacher, low. The self-invited guests were Jim's father, Vince Eisenbacher and John, Mrs. Felice Hilbert, Charles Nelson, Clarence Nelsons, Richard Hammonds, Ed and Joe Eisenbacher, Ollie and Angeline Foertsch, Jack Vitzthums and Albert Lickteigs. They served lunch and presented a purse of money to the honorees. Jim Eisenbacher and Shirley Wimmer were married Nov. 25. They live on the former Strand acreage on the northwest edge of Wesley which was purchased by Vince Eisenbacher. - o IS ENGAGED Mr. and Mrs. James Haverly announce the engagement of their daughter, Karen Rose, to Ellsworth Clark, son of Mrs. Rose Clark of Rockwell and the late Mr. Clark. A summer wedding is planned. Karen is a graduate of Corwith-Wesley High School and the Famous Artist's School. She is self-employed as a professional artist. Her fiance is a graduate of Sheffield High School and is engaged in farming. He is also leader of the Clark Band. - o Mrs. Agnes Ludwig entered Mercy Hospital, Mason City, Jan. XI FOR GROCERY SHOPPING? Let us help with FREE DELIVERY - twice daily Phone 295-3762 •*.T I I East End Grocery ALGONA, IOWA 8 and had surgery. Mr. and Mrs. LeRoyRicke visited their daughter, Betty, and her husband, Nick Voorhis, in Camper, Wyoming recently. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hrubes and family were Jan. 7 guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Bauer, and of her sister, Mrs. Bernadette Pfeffer and children, in honor of Bruce Pfeffer's 15th birthday. Mrs. Hrubes bought and served a decorated cake for refreshments. Mrs. Mary Weber entertained her auction bridge club Thursday. Nell Frimml will have the next party. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Nelson report their first grandchild was born Jan. 7 to Mr. and Mrs. Gary Formaneck of Spooner, Wise. The 6 lb., 4 oz. infant has been named Rachel Ann and her mother is the former Jane Nelson. Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Ricke spent a week during Christmas with their son Bill and wife in New York City. BUI is supervisor of the Western Union Telegraph Co. Enroute home, the Wesleyans spent three days with her mother, Mrs. Emma Sherwan, who lives with her daughter, Ethel, the William Connors, Bloomington, m. Mrs. Sherwan had fallen at home and suffered a broken hip and was hospitalized. Jule Matern, who lives with his brother, the Frank Materns at Britt, stayed with Mike Ricke during his parents' absence. Mrs. Justine Becker entertained her contract bridge club Thursday evening. Mrs. Minnie Bleich was high scorer and will have the next party. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Larson and Mrs. L. Lease spent Jan. 9 in Des Moines. Mr. Larson attended a district board meeting of the Evangelical Free Church in the home of Carl Linde, district supt. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Wenger report the birth of their first grandchild, a girl born Jan. 7 to Mr. and Mrs. Barry Wenger, Mason City. The little miss has been named Ann Christine. The library board held a meeting Jan. 8. Mrs. AnnMcKinleyof Mason City, area extension chairman, met with them as did members of the Titonka library board. Some 700 new books have been added to the shelves of the local library. Neighborhood Birthday Club met with Mrs. Elmer Doughan Wednesday in honor of her birthday. A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Luke Young wir thin Hancock Memorial Hospital at Britt Jan. 10. The little miss weighed 7 Ibs., 6 oz. Her grandparents are Mrs. Helen Youngwirth and Mr. and Mrs. George Vitzthum. Albert Monson entered Hancock Memorial Hospital at Britt Jan. 5 for medical care. Hans Nielsen, Ex-Seneca Man, Services Jan. 12 SENECA - Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at Armstrong for Hans W. Nielsen, 73, retired Seneca area farmer, who passed away at the Valley Vue Nursing Home, Monday, Jan. 8. He had lived there the past 7 1/2 years. Services were held at the Slaba- Reese Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ellis K. Gasser, pastor of the Armstrong Presbyterian church, officiating. Burial was in St. John's Lutheran cemetery, Ringsted, with military graveside services. Mr. Nielsen was born Sept. 4, 1894 at Humboldt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Nielsen. He was educated in the Humboldt schools and was employed for several years by Kossuth county as a road maintainer operator. He later farmed in the Seneca area until his retirement in 1960. He was a veteran of World War I and a charter member of the Ringsted Christiansen- Bonnicksen American Legion Post. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge at Armstrong. Masonic services were held Thursday evening at the funeral THOMAS"" FUNERAL CHAPEL Fenton, lewa Exptritnctd imbalmtri and Funtral Dirtcton lUliabl. 34 Hour Ambulance Service Funtral May Bt Rtff rrtd To Ui With Cenfidtnct PINTON 119.3794 RIN9ITID I6*<10Q« 1*4-1001 chapel. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Cecil (Helen) Baldwin, and a brother, Tommy Nielsen, both of Seneca. He had never married. Pallbearers were Raymond Berpun, Robert Lynch, Frank Meyers, Lyle England, all of Seneca, and C. M. Peirce and Don Jensen of Armstrong. Lewis Elbert Selected For College Honor Whittemore, has been selected for "Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities". Mr. Elbert is a senior at St. Mary's College, Winona, Minn. Only 22 students were selected from the colleges to be listed in the book. Selection of a student to appear in the prestige publication is not based on academics alone, though this is very important. A student has to have partaken in school activities and be popular among his fellow seniors. Copies of the book are sent to colleges, universities and industries thoughout the country. Mr. Elbert has been on the dean's honor list since his freshman year. He is a member of Eta Sigma Phi Classics Honorary Fraternity and in his junior year was on the student senate. Athletics play a role, as Lewis, for the past four years, has taken an active part in the school's intramural program. KOSSUTH COUNTY'S FAVORITE NEWSPAPERII Re-Elect Officer* Seneca Saddle ' Ctab lull ft meeting at tht home of MfW Fox, Jan. ft. All offletrt lift held over. Roger FostftittaBtt to replace Ronnie ttwttttt ftt director. Officer* trt Blf Hoppufi, president; Bill OrtM, vice president; Velmt Riffitt, secretary; and Virginia OHM, treasurer. Kathy WtUaa ill chosen Queen tor 1961. A cftrt party It planned for lift, ft at the home of Dtnnl* fiottfc. LEWIS E. ELBERT Lewis E. Elbert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard M. Elbert, FOR PLUMBING HEATING COOLING INSTALLATION - REPAIR OR REMODELNG WE'RE AT YOUR SERVICE Phone 295-2104 LAING Plumbing-Heatlng-Cooling 12 No. Dodge, Algona How's yourHousepower Rating? If you have extension cords snaking around the floor, or if your lights dim when an appliance is turned on, it's time to check your housepower. Call your electrical contractor and ask him to check your home's wiring system to be sure you have: adequate wiring, enough electrical outlets, adequate electrical entrance to your home to let your electrical appliances operate the way they should — and to take care of the electrical servants you'll be adding to your home in the future. Have a high Housepower Rating more conveniently — electrically! it will help you live more comfortably and Algona Municipal Utilities mmmmmmmmmmmm PLYMOUTH'S Win-You-Over Fury Special includes all of the following equipment at our special reduced price: • All-vinyl interior • Vinyl roof * Fender skirts « White sidewall tires • Deluxe wheel covers i Light package (including map-courtesy, ignition with time- delay, rear door courtesy light switches and fender-mounted turn signal indicators) • Bright seat side shields * Dirk arcMnl paint in body side moldings and rear deck applique • Succw is a car called Fury. Now specially equipped. Specially pri«tdl ANDTHE BEAT GOES ON KEN'S AUTO SERVICE • 1107 N. Main • Algona, Iowa 1967 1*4mi-r fir«r- — .".• CATCH THI ROAP RUNNER HIRE AUTHORED DiAUHi

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