Visit Missouri Research Farm Residents of this area who are pictured above in the Ralston Purina Co. offices in St. Louis were arums approKiinatnly 350 farmers from this section who visited the Purina Research Farm at Gray v..iiminit, Mo., last Monday, and spent the following day seeing the company's research laboratories ami general office. The 778-acre farm is devoted entirely to farm research projects. Pictured above, from left to right, are: 1st row, Andy Cubit, Algona; Bob Gommels, Gruver ; wi. and Mrs. Harold J. Jones, Goldfield ; and W. W. Elfrank, central regional director of operations, Ralston Purina Co., 2nd row: Messrs. Everett Thorson, Armstrong; Dave Cagwin, Algona' "orinaii Bloomqiiist, Estlierville; George Handeland, Ringsted; and John Galloway, Humboldt. the Clarion game that brought the money inl - o - Well, Valentine's Day was a real treat for some AHS teachers. Mrs. Kalar held a "love- in" and Miss Miller our wonderful geometry teacher received a big cake from students Matt Frankl and Darrell Brown. . . . did they really bake U? - o - Tryouts for the spring play, "The Heiress" were held last Tuesday. The cast will be working on the lines for sometime now. Here is the cast: Catherine, Ann Lighter; Morris, Ian Davison; Maria, Debbie Johnson; Marian, Kathy Taylor; Mrs. Almond, Kathy Skow; Dr. Sloper, Jeff Allen; Arthur Townsend, Jeff Gilmore; and Mrs. Montgomery, Edith Ruark. Thanks to Ann Lighter for the names. -Or- This week's capitol jargon is dedicated to meditator Gary Hagen and his followers. Slop- pin' - dancing;. mackin'- kissing; and when you want something very much you are-to say-"mooseyj "•*• ;•- : ' *'• ™* 0 ."*• -,"* c '.' ' '- ACTION A large crowd was on hand at the wrestling sectionals in Humboldt last Wednesday and Thursday. The biggest crowd seemed to be from Algona. Pep buses open to the student body provided transportation to the meet both days. Now all we can do is wait to see if all the grapplers go to state! second with a 5-2 season. The only team that was "up-tight" was the Shockers with a nice record of 0-7. The three top scorers of the year were Bruce Olson (again) with a 21.4 average, Mark Prieskorn, 17.2, and Bruce Ostwald, 16.8 average. The fair 'referees were Rog Barr and Den Richter. Coach Welton was the supervisor. - o Many AHS'ers were saddened to find that another 1964 graduate had been killed in action in the service. Dob Ewoldt, a well- known young man is the third AHS graduate to have his name engraved on the memorial plaque . . . .we hope it will be the last. - o - * The final intramural standings for boys basketball were given last week. The Celtics topped the loop with a G-l record. The Trotters and Wildcats finished - 0 The AHS Carnival is set for March 30 so start saving the money I " A latest stude'ni; council treasury report was given by treasurer Tim Black. A balance of $179.35 was reported must have been last Friday's soc hop after "Grief may be joy misunderstood." - Elizabeth Browning. UDM WANT ADS PAYOFF Lenten Vespers Schedule, Trinity Lutheran Here Trinity Lutheran Church of Algona begins its annual Aeries of Lenten vespers on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 4 and 7:30 p.m. Continuing through March into April, these double pre-Easter special services on Wednesday afternoon and evening \\ill feature "The Word From the Cross", dealing with the seven words which Jesus Christ spoke while being crucified. "Songs, Scriptures and sermons, accompanied by full-color, modern motif filrnstrips, with records will highlight the scenes of the Savior's suffering," reports Rev. Paul H. Sohn, pastor of Trinity Lutheran. Rev. W. Friedrich will assist. The children's choruses under the direction of Mrs. Mitch Taylor or the junior choir directed by organist Wilbert Ruhnke will sing for all services. To afford the children of the weekday school a better opportunity to attend, Trinity's weekday school will meet on the seven Wednesdays (luring Lent instead of Thursday. Trinity Lutheran always lias an open door policy to the public for these and all other worship services. Hiram Hewitt Services Held At Livermore Services for Hiram I. Hewitt, 91, a retired carpenter and a lifelong Livermore resident, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Methodist Church. Burial was at Union Cemetery. Mr. Hewitt died late Thursday evening at the Humboldt Care Center where he had been a patient four weeks. He previously made his home for three years with his daughter, Mrs. Ernest Flickinger, Ft. Dodge. Survivors, besides his daughter in Ft. Dodge, include eight other daughters, Mrs. Howard Christie, Storm Lake; Mrs. Herbert Lothinger, Humboldt; Mrs. Paul Knopf, Dayton; Mrs. Robert Bigings, St. Louis, Mo.; Mrs. Elmer Wendt, Bode; Mrs. Francis Wolfe, West Bend; Mrs. Don Stamper, Gilmore City; Mrs. Maurice Halsrud, Bradgate; four,,. $bn.s, Riissell, Denver, ColQjl .Cecil, Dakota City; Richard, Verne; and Daryl of Phoenix,' Born in Livermore, he married the former Clarice Stoddard in 1903 at Humboldt. She preceded him in death many years ago. SWEA-EAGLE = By Mrs. Kenneth Brones SWEA-EAGLE - Members of the family gathered at the Clifford Beadle home Friday evening, Feb. 16, to observe the 58th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Lohse, Swea City. Guests at the Beadle home for a pot-luck luncheon that evening •A'ere Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Lohse, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Roalson, Mr. and Mrs. August Robison, Ronald Roalson, Mr. and Mrs. David Garrison, Richard Lohse, and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Schueler and family. Mr. and Mrs. Vern Mortensen and family were unable to attend. Mr. and Mrs. Lohse were married at Lotts Creek Feb. 16, 1910 and made their home around Fenton and Burt, with the exception of a few years when they lived in Wyoming and Nebraska. They retired about four years ago to live in Swea City. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Arne Ostergard were Sunday callers a the August Robison home. Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Bishop and Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Jorgenson drove to Florida and spent ten days. They visited the Roger Lindes at Pompano Beach and enroute to Florida they visited Mrs. Bishop's brother, Dr. and Mrs. Henry Hammer, Ottumwa. Mrs. Svere Hammer of Humboldt, grandmother of the Bishop children, cared for them while their parents were gone. The George Andersons were Sunday callers at the Weldon Brandt home. Mrs. Weldon Brandt, Mrs. Wayne Jorgenson and Mrs. Geo. Anderson drove to the airport at Mason City to meet Mrs. Hilda Fosgren, who returned after spending two weeks at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A. L. Anderson, Chicago. Kenneth Brones was in Des Moines Thursday and Friday to attend the National Farm Institute. Thursday evening the Terry Johnsons visited at the Donald Miller home at Burt, and Friday evening they were callers at the home of her parents, the William Hansons at Ringsted. Saturday evening, the Allen -Mathers wereguests at the Johnson home.. v ' 'i*. Guests at the Ralph Walker home Feb. 12 were Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Krumm, Tripoli, A. Bilsborough and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Krumm, who enjoyed a noon dinner there. | Appreciation Days Two Algona firms are celebrating Farmer Appreciation Days in the coming week. Klein's Farm Supply will have its annual event Sat., Feb. 24, at the firm's office at 216 W. State St. in Algona. Cargill, Inc., is holding its 5th annual Appreciation Day Tuesday, Feb. 27, at the Wednesday, Peb. 21, 1966 Algono (lo.) Upper Oet Mo!rt*t-S Cargill office on South Phillips St., Algona. Details of both events are advertised in this issue of The Algona Upper Des Moines. CELEBRATION A birthday party was held Feb. 11 in Corwith for the 100thbirth- day of Mrs. Fannie Barracks, Corwith's oldest resident. 50-YEAR MASON Clifford A. Boyer, Malvern, was presented his 50-year pin at a program of the six-county Masonic workshop In Malvern early this month. Cast your ballot and buy a modern gas dryer. PC af O in If'c a la nHe I i/-J/i ni^f <-,<•< 11 lA/A^n«« A il / _ . _ _ n i ... . . The votes are in. It's a landslide victory! Women all across the country are rising up in arms against ironing drudgery. Down with ironing woes! Up with the wonders of gas drying and the new permanent-press clothes. The modern fabric cycles on the new gas dryers have what it takes to unchain you from that ironing board forever. So, don't be taken in by the "promises" of the opposition, examine the issues and cast your vote for relaxation. Elect a modern gas dryer to help you stamp out ironing. March right down to campaign headquarters (your gas company or gas appliance dealer) and get on the bandwagon today. Northern Natural Gas I Company Th« 0ipe!m« lerving Nttu'al G« lo /our local gn company 5-2484 North Central Public Service Co. "Where Service is more than a Name" AlgORt Mfff/CA EFK We salute the FFA Club at the Algona Community High School during National FFA Week and we wish them the best in preparing for careers of leadership and accomplishment in agriculture. ALGONA H.S. FFA CLUB - 1967-68 MEMBERSHIP MR. GEORGE SEFRIT, Advisor Roger Meyer, Pres. Delmar Mains, V-Pres. Terry Olsen, Sec. Don Camp, Treas. Kurt King, Rep. David Sabin, Sent. Don Canady Allen Divis Tom Elbert Randy Hinton % Joel Kellenberger Dale Meyer Don Patterson Joe Pfeffer Larry Rochleau Steve Schultz Jerry Simpson Merle Bleich Matthew Clark Roger Faulstick Wayne Hannover Jim Hungate Steve Kern Steve Nelson Leslie Simpson Nicky Von Bank Ernest Walter SPONSORED IN THi INTEREST OF KOSSUTH COUNTY AGRICULTURE BY: Learning to Do... Doing to Learn... Corning to Live... Living to Serve. JOE BRADLEY EQUIP. I Algona Produce Station lAlgona Livestock AuctioiJALGONA FLOUR & FEED 116 So, Thorington CARGILL, INC. 419 So, Phillips 704 So. Phillips IALGONA GRAIN & FEED) (Pyrinq Chow & Checker-board) 716 E. State North - Hwy. 169 BUSCHER BROS. 1015 North Main 205 So. Phillips . ii i •». • imimuiiuu JinuiliLiiH^WH^^^^^^^nHWI^^^^^^^^^MIIPPiH Jgona Upper Des Moines in F. Coil st. TAYLOR IMPLEMENT South Phillips St. ERNIE WILLIAMS J.D, KLEIN'S FARM SUPPL' 216 West State ALGONA IMPLEMENT!
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