Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on February 22, 1971 · Page 1
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Business News Appreciation Days - Hobarton & Whittemore THE WHITTEMORE Co-op and Hobarton Co-op elevators are sponsoring a joint "Appreciation Ham Day" at their respective locations Thursday, Feb. 25, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Free ham sandwiches and free door prizes will be given at both Whittemore and Hobarton facilities throughout the day. Both elevators also have a free ham offer with certain merchandise booked during Appreciation Day. Complete details are advertised in this issue. All farmers and their families are invited to attend at either elevator. - o Management Talk For Small Businesses THE SMALL Business Administration, Des Moines, has scheduled a management conference for small businesses in the Mason City area. The conference is sponsored by the River City SCORE Chapter (Service Corps of Retired Executives) in cooperation with the Mason City Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Administration and the Iowa State University Extension Service. It will be held on Tuesday, March 9, at the Jolly Troll Restaurant, Highway 18, Mason City. REGISTRATION, which includes the luncheon, will cost $5.00 and may be made to the attention of George O'Connor, c/o Chamber of Commerce, 122 No. Federal, Mason City, Iowa 50401. ADVANCE ALMANAC (Continued from Page 1) Fenton, Chev. p/u; Robert N. Becker, Wesley, Int'l p/uf Universal Mfg. Co., Algona, Ford p/u; Farmers & Traders Sav. Bk., Bancroft, Chev.; Ralph E. or Cynthea L. Hurlburt, Swea City, '70 Dodge; Katherine or John Hobscheidt, Corwith, Chrysler; Melvin R. or Wilma K. Roeber, Whittemore, Chev.; Gilbert L. or Mary G. Benschoter, Algona, Pont.; Heiko or Amanda Bruns, Titonka, Chev.; Int'l Mul- tifood Corp., Algona, Plym.; Edwin J. or Fidelis R. Hibbs, Algona, Imperial. Wesley Girl Is On Dean's List At Dubuque DUBUQUE - Katherine Skow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Skow, RFD 2, Wesley, has been named to the Dean's List of Academic Excellence at the College of Liberal Arts of the University of Dubuque. ^ To be named to the list a Student 'must have at least "a i3>2 grade point average on a ; 4 point scale. Laing... (Continued from Page 1) cation and its facilities are far superior now. This is also true of the teacher. They have gone from a "typical" status to more professional, independent, better trained and more demanding (and rightly so). The present faculty has reached a total of 120, including all of those under the supervision of the Algona Community School program, whether full or part-time, and special education instructors. The all school student enrollment is now 1870. The qualities of the curriculum itself have broadened considerably, with an increase of from between 20 to 25 units in 1933 to 59 units of study for the current year. A unit consists of a course pursued for two semesters, with the greatest increase coming on the high school level. College entrance requirements have been a deciding factor in the increase, but the greatest change has come in the vocational courses during the past 15 to 20 years. The addition of Distributive Education, Office Education, Vocational Agriculture and all phases of Industrial Occupation. The per., ce.ntage of graduates who attend college is high, but the vocational courses are geared to those who Kossuth County Advance — 3 Monday, February 22, 1971 may not intend to further their education. AND THE STUDENT, how has he fared with the span of time? Where corporal punishment was the mode for discipline in the earlier years, we have, for the majority, become a permissive society. The young have many problems but most seem better able to meet them. Physical hazards have reached an all- time high and their concerns are deep. These are crucial, critical times in the welfare of our young people . . . physically, morally and spiritually. We have made them more knowledgeable, consequently, better equipped to ask questions and want the answers. People should be more worried about the future for youth and education. We should each ask ourselves, "What is the best thing I can do to make the best possible education for the children now and all future children?" Yes, these are the concerns of a long-time educator, one who had intended to be a lawyer, not a teacher - but after two years of association with youth, found them and their welfare "in his blood" and the challenge too intense to ignore. MR. AND MRS. Laing are natives of Corydon, Iowa. They were married when he was at Thornburg and she was teaching at Ankeny. The parents of two sons, they now have seven grandchildren. Their son Ed is a lawyer at Ventura, California and Dave is in the construction business in the Hawaiian Islands. Mr. Laing has a hobby of Geology and being a former history teacher, he prides himself on being a bit of a history "buff. They have taken many trips visiting numerous historical sites throughout the country. Future plans are as yet indefinite, but spending some time with the children in California is at the top of the list. Students From Algona To Take Engineering Trip AMES - Tom Jones and John Studer of Algona are among the 56 students who will be on their •••" • annual < ispring > inspection: trip "'March 1-3. Burt Church Group Discusses Problems With Today s Cults' BURT -Members of the United Presbyterian women met in the church fellowship hall Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. DuaneMawd- sley, Mrs. Bernard Gifford and Mrs. Mike Long as hostesses. Mrs. Roy Ringsdorf gave the devotions for the day. The program, "Problems With Today's Cults," was interestingly presented by Mrs. Delmar Angus. In business transacted, members made plans to attend the Evangelistic meetings being held at the Woden Lutheran Church this week with Rev. Richard Manning, Presbyterian evangelist, Decatur, 111., conducting the morning and evening worship sessions. Plans were also made for the participation in World Day of Prayer services to be held at the Burt United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Friday, March 5. A FAMILY Fellowship Night was also planned to be held Sunday, March 11. A pot- luck supper will be served at 6:15 p.m., followed with a program in which Rev. Avery Wetzig, Crandon, Wise., will be the guest speaker. Members of the UPW will serve refreshments for the golden wedding anniversary open house for Mr. and Mrs. Axel Carlson Sunday, Feb. 21. Mrs. Henry Smith and Mrs. Delmar Angus were elected to represent the UPW on the church nominations committee to nominate all church officers for the next year. - o - V.F.W. AUXILIARY MEET Members of the V.F.W. Auxiliary met at the Post hall Tuesday evening with Mrs. Ben Lampe, Bancroft, as hostess. Mrs. Rosella Cronk, Armstrong, District president, was present at the meeting to inspect the Auxiliary books, etc. She also spoke briefly to the local unit. In business conducted, members voted to send a $5 cash donation to the University Hospital, Iowa City, towarc^the purchase of needed linens. They also voted to send a $3 monetary gift to the Southwest Indian V.F.W. hall Tuesday evening, April 20, with Mrs. Earl Miller, Algona, hostess. - o Mrs. Albert Bleich arrived home Tuesday after a week's hospitalization at Park Memorial Hospital, Mason City, where she underwent a series of tests and medical care. Portland Twp. Couples Visit L. B. J. Ranch . j Members voted 'to -dispense .with a March' meeting with the next meeting to be held at the PORTLAND - Mr. and Mrs. Herman Harms and Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Harms returned home Sunday after a 10-day tour to Texas. They went as far south as Corpus Christi and visited the Johnson Ranch and other points of interest. Unfortunately, it was cold all the while they were there. - o MOVES TO BURT Mrs. Sarah Stewart moved Tuesday from her country home in Portland to her new home in Burt. Mrs. Stewart will be greatly missed by her friends and neighbors in Portland but we hope we will still see her often. Helping her with the moving were Kenneth Trenary and Mrs. Grace Trenary, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Larsen, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Shipler, Roger Shipler, Boyd Shipler, Esther Shipler and Pat Rasmussen; - o BACK FROM VIETNAM David Hix visited Tuesday afternoon in the home of Mrs. Hazel Ruse and Mr. and Mrs. Victor Fitch. He arrived home Monday from Vietnam after being in the service two years. - o Mrs. George Koestler has been ill the past week with a bad cold and the flu. Joseph and Mary Ann Loebach spent last weekend with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Klein, Irvington. Joseph returned home for school, and Mary Ann and Jeanette spent Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday there. Mr. and Mrs. Terry Johnson, Irvington, were Sunday evening visitors in the Joe Loebach home. Mr. and Mrs. John Smidt and family visited Mrs. Smidt's mother, Mrs. Erna Hillinga at Woden Sunday afternoon. ;// . . . . •, ,....• „.!.) .„. .., j Mr. and Mrs. Jay Davis were . ^Saturday evening guests in the Tom Henry home, Algona. Later in the evening they attended the dance at the V.F.W. hall in Algona. This was in observance of the ladies' birthdays and the wedding anniversary of the Tom Henrys. Mr. and Mrs. Willis Etherington of Algona we re Tuesday evening supper guests in the Ernst Nauman home. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Steven, Algona, were Thursday dinner guests in the Jay Steven home. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Hohenfield, Burt, were Sunday dinner guests. ,Mr. and Mrs. P.W. Marlow and Lisa and Mrs. Dennis Meister, Brett and Corey were Sunday dinner guests in the Wayne Eckels home, Britt. Sunday evening they all went to Eagle Grove for a card party in the Ladell Ends Wednesday Shows: 7:00 & 9:00 PURR-FECTLY WONDERFUL FUN! WALT DISNEY ptKictlnr •^••^ L>w>- ALL NEW I TECHh I ©1970 Wa f WALT I ALL NEW CARTOON FEATURE TECHNICOLOR® «EM3 ©1970 Wall Disney Productions AND WALT DISNEY prrivctmi Children 75c Olson home. Dennis Meister also joined them for the evening. Mrs. Victor Fitch visited Mrs. Hazel Ruse Wednesday afternoon. Feb. 17 was the wedding anniversary of the Fitches and Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Ruse. Mr. and Mrs. Jay Davis, Rodney and Lisa were Tuesday evening supper guests in the Victor Fitch home in honor of Mrs. Davis' and Judy Fitch's birthdays. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Harms, Sr. and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Harms, jr. and Karlene attended a party in the Rollo Moore home in honor of Greg Moore's 8th birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Fitch and Randy Grosser were Wednesday evening supper guests- in the Harold Andreasen home in observance of the Fitch's wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Harris Harms, Mr. and Mrs. LeroyDavis, David Harms and Lenora Hilbert drove to Ft. Dodge Sunday evening where they were joined by Mr. and Mrs. James Harms to dine at Treloar's in honor of Valentine's Day. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Huber and Lynn visited Gary's mother, Mrs. Mertie| Huber at Algona Sunday evening. SATURDAY AND SUNDAY MATINEES ONLY 1:00 AND 3:00 The greatest fairy tale ever told comes to life ... And it was never told more beautifully! / >, '«?* t Presented in glowing, .,,glprip,us > MATINEES ONLY! SATURDAY and SUNDAY'. SHOE S 10 DAY FREE TRIAL! OFF During This SPECIAL 10 DAY OFFER - Ends Tuesday, March 4,1971 For the walk of your life... Air Step's soft leather casual offers you barefoot comfort with maximum support. Athens Athens in stock in Black, Navy, Bone Kid. Also available in Red, White, Truffle Kid and Black Pattent. 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