Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 15, 1971 · Page 15
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 15

Algona, Iowa
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Monday, March 15, 1971
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I I see by the Advance..." — NEWS BRIEFS FROM AROUND ALGONA I ELLA ZUMACH was hostess to the Business and Professional Women for a pot-luck supper last Tuesday night with Leona Smith assisting. Helen Comfort and Maxine Mom ye r conducted the Initiation Service for new members, Lora Seger, Marie Lampright and Neva Steven. Leona Smith was in charge of the program, Personal Development. BPW will be hostess to the Soroptimist Club on Wednesday, April 14, for dinner at 6:30 in the Home Federal Community Room. MR. AND MRS. Louis Reding and Clara Walker returned last Tuesday evening from McAllen, Texas where they visited with a sister of the ladies, Verda Ellsworth. Mrs. Walker had spent five weeks with her daughter Phyllis and family, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Styve at Tulsa, Okla., before going to McAllen. The Redings stopped for a week with their son, Nick, at St. Louis, Mo., on the way south. THE TOPS Club of Algona will have their meeting Wednesday night with an election of officers. All members are urged to attend. Last Wednesday's meeting was canceled because of the basketball game at Storm Lake. ALGONA KIWANIANS were entertained at their regular luncheon meeting last Thursday by an Algona representative of each of the Girl Scout levels, in observance of National Girl Scout Week. Mary Ellen Orth, District Advisor from the Area Council office at Mason City, was also a guest and spoke briefly to the group. Scouts who participated were Kay Kollasch from Brownie Troop 413 whose leader is Mrs. Jerry Becker; Chris Buchner, Mrs. Jack Celoni's Junior Scout Troop No. 426; Mary Morz, Mrs. Lloyd Gerber is her leader of Cadette Troop 401; jolene Lallier, a Senior Scout from Mrs. Dale Farnham's Troop No. 423. Mrs. Royal Nold, Oak District chairman, was present and her daughter, Jane, told of her upcoming trip this summer with a patrol of eight from this council to the National Center West Wyoming Trek, near Ten Sleep Canyon. The majority of Scout leaders were present at the Kiwanis luncheon as guests of the group. THE MEMBERS ,of the Kossuth County NHC A Affiliate No. 75 held their monthly meeting Monday, Mar. 8 at Charlie's Supper Club. Eleven members and three guests were present. The guests included Mary Grobman Henm'ges and Mary Ellen Quick, both of Davenport and Mrs. Milford Hanna, Thompson. Vuanita Rentz read the correspondence and it was decided to give a $35 donation to the Blood Bank at Weid- enhoff. Three delegate sand three alternates were appointed to the delegate session on Saturday, April 17, at our State Convention. Delegates are Mary Jane Haverly, Ginger Krebsbach and Vuanita Rentz. Their alternates are Jack Davis, Veronica Ke sting and Wanda Tieman. The by-laws were read by Mary Jane Haverly and they will be read again and voted upon at the next meeting. Mary Grobman Henniges and Mary Ellen Quick of Davenport gave the program. They brought up items to be discussed at State Convention and the members also brought MAN TO CALL FOR THE BEST BUY ON YOUR INSURANCE ALFRED "BUCK" BUCKNER 295-5556 STATE FARM questions on legislation which were discussed. A CHILI and Vegetable Soup Supper for the public will be given in the dining room of the First United Methodist Church in Algona on Thursday, March 25. Serving will be from 5p.m. to 7 p.m. MR. AND MRS. Steve Detrick of Ames were guests for several days last week of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Detrick. Steve was recently released from his National Guard Training and will find employment in Ames before he continues his schooling at Iowa state University. ROBERT J. KOPPEN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Koppen of Whittemore, returned to the Iowa State University at Ames on Monday. He has been on semester break and spent some time visiting at home and also visited a brother, Paul, who attends Purdue University in Indiana and his sister, Marilynn, at Minneapolis, who is a cosmetologist and hair stylist for Stratford Inc. of Minneapolis. AUDREY YOUNGWIRTH of Wesley, a student of cosmetology, received honorable mention for her creative hair style at the 18th annual student hairstyling contest sponsored by the La' James College of Hairstyling of Mason city. The contest was presented Tuesday evening, Mar. 9, in the Newman High School gym. The hair styles, derived from the new "Fancy Free" trend, were combed at 7:15 p.m. in the view of an audience of some 700 guests. Eastern Stars Hold Meeting At Burt March 9 BURT - Members of Kossuth Chapter Eastern star held their regular monthly meeting in the Chapter Hall March 9. Officers pro tern were Mrs. Bob Sarchet, Mrs. R. L. Krantz and Mrs. Earl Stott. Several members reported on area chapter meetings or schools they had attended. Plans for a Friendship Night sometime in the future were discussed but nothing definite decided. Members voted to send a $5 memorial to ESTARL in memory of the late Hugh Cooper former 50-year member of Kossuth Chapter. Refreshments during the Fellowship Hour were served from tables beautifully decorated in the St. Patrick's Day theme, with the decorations used made by the first grade students at Lone Rock, pupils of Mrs. Raymond Lovstad. Hostesses for the evening were the Raymond Lovstads, Mrs. Fred Davis and Mrs. Al Hinckley. - o TO RETURN HOME Word received by relatives from the Q. A. Bjustroms from St. Petersburg, Fla., said that Mrs. Cecil Bjustrom who is recovering from a stroke while in Florida has recoveredenoughthat the two couples will be starting back to their homes soon. HEARING AID WEARERS Better service for your hearing aid means better hearing for you Be sure to visit our next Beltone Service Center THUENTE PHARMACY Algona, Iowa TUES., MARCH 23 10 a.m. to 12 noon Insurance Companies .•"•"•"J Home Otficei: Bloomingion, Illinois UKAttlXii SKMtVMCJE HEARING AID CENTER 521 Grand Ave., Spencer Don E. Hoffman, 712-262-176G 8 ~ KoSS " th Count V Advance Monday, March 15, 1971 $570.75 Heart Fund Donations From Algona HEART FUND DRIVE envelopes from Algona residents were opened by the Algona chapter of the Soroptimist Club Monday afternoon and a total of $570.75 has been donated to date. Although Heart Month is over, donations may still be mailed in. The Soroptimist Club has taken over the drive for Algona the past seven years and shown above, left to right, counting the proceeds are Fran Grantham, Tillie Thompson, Nelda Finn and Rose Scanlon. (Algona Publishing Photo) Burt School Board Offers Teaching Contracts BURT - The Burt Board of Education met in special session Monday night. Considerable time was spent in discussing with parents and school patrons, the Elementary physical Education program at the school. The Board advised those attending that the complaints and opinions voiced at an earlier meeting had been reviewed and studied and an explanation of the complaints had been made by the teacher. In other action at the meeting, the Board approved the valuation of the school buildings and contents for insurance purposes. Contracts were offered to the following faculty members: Mrs. Sybil Dangelser, Mrs. Leonard Stenzel, Mrs. Arnold Skadburg, Mrs. Wrightson, Mrs. Fred Hilton, Mrs. Sylvester Brace, James Schnack, Waldo Kruse, Mrs. Nancy Steele, Thomas Ellwood, Jerry Nydegger, Miss Pamela Brown, Mrs. Jack Nyman, Paul Espe, Miss Linda Ahrendt, Mrs. Harold Grover, part-time German Fred Hilton, Mrs. DonDuganand Mrs. Marie Wilson as part-time art instructor. Mrs. Thomas Ellwood, 6th grade teacher and Mrs. Myrle Dutton, 4th grade, tendered their resignations earlier. Mrs. Ellwood for family reasons and Mrs. Dutton is retiring from teaching at the end of the school year. The teachers have until March 31, to return their contracts. The Board, Wednesday night, also heard a report of the Citizen's Advisory Committee meeting held on Tuesday night. - o "U & I" CLUB Members of the "U & I" Club met at the home of Mrs. Ervin Ulses, Bancroft Tuesday afternoon with eight members answering roll call. It was voted to have "Mystery Sisters'' again this year and names were drawn on Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Delmar Angus was in charge of the program and social hour. Delicious refreshments furnished by Mrs. Pat Bradley were served at the close of the afternoon, - o ATTENDS CONFERENCE Mrs. Nancy Steele, librarian at Burt Community School attended the conference "Toward A New Perspective" held at Fort Dodge, March 5 and 6. An "Open Line" program gave conference participants a chance to ask relevant questions to be answered by those with experience in that area. - o Mr. Percy Haven called at the home of his brother and wife Supt. and Mrs. Harry Haven Tuesday. Mr. Haven, Cresco, who is the sheriff of Howard County, was in the area on business. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Kliegl, Humboldt, were Sunday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Ulses. On Thursday afternoon, Mrs. Ulses and Mrs. Kliegl drove to Bode where they surprised their daughter and sister, Mrs. Charles Berte, and helped her celebrate her birthday anniversary. Nurses Attend Rehabilitation Workshop Here Hospital and nursing home personnel in the area took part in a rehabilitation workshop at St. Ann Hospital in Algona last Wednesday and Thursday. The workshop, administered by Mary Ann McGuire of the Kenny Rehabilitation Institute in Minneapolis, was coordinated locally by Mrs. Judy Frideres, director of nursing at St. Ann. Participants were told that a positive approach is best in physical rehabilitation. Emphasizing what the patient can do motivates him to do things for himself, it is believed that self-help, combined with realistic praise and encouragement, leads to increased independence. "Any form of success motivates people," Mary Ann McGuire said. "Adaptive devices can help him to help himself--an extra-large comb, a tooth brush with a thick handle, a handstrap for a pencil or cigarette, combination knife- forks, or a swivel spoon." ONLY 31 DAYS LEFT f CLOWN AROUND with your INCOME TAX April 15 is closing in! Why worry and stew when BLOCK will do your tax at such o small cost! Get your rax in NOW! See your nearest BLOCK office TODAY! -rr; " GUARANTEE we guarantee accurate preparation of every tax return. It we make any error* that cost you any penalty or interest, we will pay the penalty or interest. BOTH FEDERAL AND STATE LIFE America's Largest Tax Service with Over 5000 Offices STATE & THORINGTON N.E. Corner Second Floor Mon. thru Sat., 9-6 Phone 295-5531 • NO APPOINTMENT MECESSARY mm ACTION The pep meetings lately have really been exciting. An exceptionally good skit last week was based on the story the "Wizard of Oz". Doug Allen was a very cute Dorothy; Mark Will was Dodo the dog; Galen Friedrich was the scarecrow; Bob Stillman the Lion; Bob Hanson the tin man; Fitz was the "perfect" Wizard; and Rex Post made an ideal good witch. The skit was really funny and ended with the Bulldogs getting a victory. Mr. Christie made a very in- s-piring speech before the game at Storm Lake with Sioux City East. Let's fire up! AHS If you've noticed the red socks and tennis shoes at the games lately it's because the theme for the tournaments has been "Stomp 'Em." Red socks for school colors and tennis shoes for stomp 'em. The boys cheering section has been wearing white T-shirts also to distinguish their organization. AHS The A.H.S. band and chorus gave a very nice pop concert Tuesday. They had a nice crowd and made a lot of money to go into their funds. AHS The health classes saw a movie on open-heart surgery last week. You were given the choice of viewing it or not. Several people walked out, but Ed was the only one who fainted. AHS Keep your promise boys! Ammonia Safety Meeting Here On March 23 The third annual Anhydrous Ammonia Safety meeting will be held at 7:30p.m.., Tuesday, March 23, at the assembly room of the court house, co-sponsored by the Algona fire department and Jim Peterson, Kossuth county Civil Defense director. All ammonia facility operators and personnel, volunteer firemen and farmers are especially urged to attend. Safety procedures to be observed will be presented by Doyle Pierce, St. Charles, Mo., project enginer of Gulf Central pipeline Co. A coffee hour will follow at the meeting of the Algona Fire Department. LuVerne Man Visits, Then To Indo-China LUVERNE - Saturday guests in the home of Mrs. Mabel Holmes were Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kendall of Badger and Cora Holmes of Fort Dodge, and Lt. Col. and Mrs. Lyell Holmes and children of St. Benedict. On Sunday a farewell dinner was held in honor of Lt. Col. Holmes who left Tuesday for the Indo-China war zone after spending a leave with his family. Attending were Mr. and Mrs. Doug Holmes and family, Ames; Mr. and Mrs. Max King and Kathy, Algona; Mrs. Duren Watts and Duren Lynn and Mr. and Mrs. Burt DeNio and Holly, Luverne; and Lt. Col. and Mrs. Lyell Holmes, St. Benedict. - o SWING BAND The LuVerne High School Swing Band attended a clinic at Iowa Central Community College on Saturday. The band instructor, Conrad Follmer, accompanied the group to Fort Dodge. - o - CHICKEN SUPPER The LuVerne American Legion sponsored a chicken supper Mar. 6 at the Legion Hall. Approximately 90 persons were served. - o There will be a joint American Legion and Auxiliary meeting at Lakota March 18 at 8 p.m. Miss Beulah andDorisEggels- ton, West Des Moines; Mrs. Hattie Ruppel, Webster City and Mrs. Myrtle Eggelston, LuVerne, were Sunday dinner guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Nygaard of Wesley. Mrs. Faye Lichty and Mrs. Albert Schipull visited Mrs, Kate Barton, Mrs. Emma Moedingand Mrs. Bertha schipull at the Humboldt Care Center in Humboldt recently. Mr. and Mrs. George Detmering of Wesley and Mrs. Faye Lichty were weekend guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Sorenson, former LuVerne residents, now of Cedar Rapids. Mrs. Alvin Weber entertained her Tuesday club, March 9 in her home with ten members present. Mrs. Elmer Kublypresent- ed the lesson on "White House Brides". The group discussed plans to show a Cancer film at CONGRATULATIONS FROM THE ALGONA BOWLING LANES ALGONA BOWLING LANES honored Dave Hanselman of Algona Tuesday night for bowling a 299 game recently in tournament competition at Rochester, Minn. Alley manager Ken Meyer (right) and city bowling association secretary Harvey Godden (left) presented a clock trophy to Dave on behalf of the American Bowling Congress. Dave participates in league bowling at Algona Lanes. BOWLING IS HEALTHY AND FUN ! BRING THE FAMILY OPEN BOWLING SAT. AND SUN. AFTERNOONS - EVE. ALGONA BOWLING LANES N. MAIN ST. ALGONA, IA. a later date. Lunch was served by the hostess. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Davidson attended the funeral of a long time friend, Mr. Jack Camelin, Corwith, held at the Baptist church in Corwith on Tuesday. Ed Lenz is a surgical patient at Bethesda General Hospital in Fort Dodge. Why Not Buy Your Watch at DEAN'S? We Have A Large Selection . . . From $ 10 95 to $ 175 00 „ LASTYEAR FARMERS SPENT MILLIONS FOR BUX. WE'D LIKE TO GIVE SOME OF IT BACK. We're giving refunds of 500 on each bag of Bux you buy before March 31, 1971. We're doing this to make it easier for you to find out the advantages Bux has for controlling corn rootworm. It's the one that lasts all season long, won't leach out of the soil, is safe to use. It's made with non-abrasive clay granules so it's easy on equipment - making calibration easy too. Take advantage of this special 500 refund. Before corn root- worms take advantage of your crop. Come see us. TM'S —ORTHO, CHEVRON AND DESIGN, HELPING THE WORLD GROW BETTER, BUX— REQ. U.S. PAT. OFF. ON ALL CHEMICALS READ CAUTIONS, WARNINGS AMD DIRECTIONS BEFORE USE. Algona Flour & Feed S. Phillips St. Algona, Iowa New CROP/GUIDE Manager for this area! CHUCK SMITH CROP/GUIDE Manager Irvington, Iowa 295-2343 We cordially invite you to get acquainted with our new CROP/GUIDE Manager. He has been specially trained to help you get maximum profits from arming. If you need a soil test, he'll personally take samples and arrange for accurate testing Then he will work out a CROP/GUIDE Plan that's personalized for your farm-it's "the best wav known to raise crops in this area." He can put the plan Into action by supplying AMOCO® Anhydrous fnn?£ n J? o nd ,?59 P - MATE ™ Fertilizers containing the N P and K for your farm. You'll get prompt acr/on with products, spreading service, applicators nurse tanks and other specialized services and technical help. His CROP/GUIDE Plan also includes a complete weed and insect control program Get In touch with him right away. You'll like the way he does business. AMOGAS® Sales and Service, too. Farmers, home iT£ an ^ SineSSes using Lp - Gas are a'S> invited to call the number listed above You'll like AMOGAS. You'll like the service, too You expect more from Standard and you gej it! TM r— STANDARD) HOME . SERVICE

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