Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 22, 1971 · Page 4
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 4

Algona, Iowa
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Monday, March 22, 1971
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City Organizations To Fight Pollution Legendarily, when King Midas touched something, it turned to gold. Today, when a man is successful in everything he strives to do, an admirer might say he has a "Midas touch." Ecologists also have an eye for history ... and for the present and the future. They are calling the public's attention to the fact that what mankind now touches, he pollutes. They are telling mankind that if present social and economic values continue, mankind's days are numbered. The natural resources we are now using, they say, may never be reclaimed. -A COMMON CAUSE- The cause of the ecologist is unique in that it is an international cause, truly a common cause. It should be the cause of a Russian, a "North" Vietnamese, a "South" Vietnamese and Americans alike. Tuesday night, 30 ecologically- concerned citizens gathered at the Little Theatre at AlgonaHigh School to see what can be done locally. One speaker said we need to "reverse the Midas touch." One way to do that, he said, was to replace the household phrase "Price of progress" with the question "Is it worth it?" The group in the Little Theatre is nameless yet. The gathering included concerned individuals and representatives of various organizations - 4-H, FFA, Boy and Girl Scouts, Garden Club, League of Women Voters, Kiwanis and the ASC office to name a few. -ECOLOGY ACTION- Kiwanis called the meeting alter organizing a committee designed to improve the quality of our environment. EdSindelar, chairman of the Kiwanis committee, said, "We thought we couldn't do much by ourselves because of a shortage in manpower, so we invited other groups." Before the 2 1/2 hour meeting ended, the assemblage had named Sindelar chairman of the following steering committee for initi- George Johnsons, Swea City. Observe 50th Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. George H Johnson of Swea city will observe their Golden Wedding Anniversary on March 22, however, no celebration is planned. Mina Jones and George Johnson were married on March 22, 1921 at Slayton, Minn. The couple came to Swea City after their marriage and have farmed in Seneca Township their entire life. They are the parents of one son, Donald, who lives at Rockford, 111., and they have three grandchildren. ation of possible ecological action: Mrs. James Anderson, legislation; Martin Peterson, education; John Ley, water; Jim Sloter, rubbish; and Rev. Roger Brooks, publicity. "Senator Keith (State Senator GLAUCOMA ' I UNIT | | • at AMERICAN LEGION BUILDING | Thursday & Friday • MARCH 25 & 26 j |9a.m.-12a.m. 1p.m.-5p.m| I FOR APPOINTMENTS CALL: I Jim Anrireacnn 9QK.-JKC-7 | I SPONSORED BY: ALGONA LIONS CLUB Wayne Keith of Algona) is on the environment committee," Sindelar noted. "We hope he can assist us." - COURSES OF ACTION Much of the meeting time was spent listing possible courses of action: * Testing water supplies, rural and urban, for nitrates. ; * Littetjpickup. * Resale of tin cans, paper and glass for re-cycling. * Construct park at Algona's old dump site. * Transport leaves to feed lots. * Arranging a program of speakers. * Monitoring wildlife to determine contamination in food chain. * Changing pop machines from can to bottle. * Building membership and getting publicity. * Economic boycott of products which pollute. * Observance of Earth Week • April 18-24. Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jayneof Audubon were honored at an open house March 7 on the occasion of their 65th wedding anniversary. NING tlUIDE Eat Out Often In ALGONA THE \JOHNSON HOUSE ON SO. PHILLIPS SMORGASBORD Sunday Noon pnd Friday Night PRIVATE DINING ROOMS SEPARATE COCKTAIL LOUNGE •••—•—•——»»i CHARLIE'S SUPPER CLUB SO. ON 169 DINING ROOM OPEN 5:30 . 11:30 P.M. COCKTAILS LIVE ENTERTAINMENT PRIVATE DINING ROOM T*lo. 295-9152 LUDWIG'S CAFE DOWNTOWN ALGONA BREAKFAST & NOON * SPECIALS * Open 6 A.M. - 8 P.M. Weekday* Closed Sundays •••••••••••••L VAN'S CAFE JCT. HIWAYS 18 1 169 OPEN WEEKDAYS AND SUNDAYS CLOSED MONDAYS PRIVATE DINING ROOM COCKTAILS 4 — Kossufh County Advance Monday, March 22, 1971 Seniors, Twin Rivers, Plan Chili Supper OTTOSEN - The Twin Rivers senior class will serve a chili supper Wednesday evening, March 24, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the old gymnasium. The charge will be $1 for adults, 50? for school children and pre-school children are free. They will use the money for their senior trip to the Ozarks. The Twin Rivers school will attend the small groups music contest at Kanawha Saturday, Mar. 27. In the vocal group, Twin Rivers will have 18 ensembles, 11 solos, 2 choirs and one piano solo. In the instrumental group they will have four solos and six ensembles. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Ellingson returned Friday after spending two months at Desert Hot Springs, Calif. Raymond Wehrspann had surgery at Bethesda General Hospital, Ft. Dodge, Wednesday. Dana Meyer, Richard James Kinseth and Steven Jones are playing on the Twin Rivers team AAU basketball tournament for 12-13 year old boys. They have won two games and will play again at Harcourt Saturday. - o - BIRTHDAY PARTY Mrs. E Stella Day, Dakota City, was honored at a surprise birthday party at her home Wednesday afternoon. After visiting, a lunch brought by the guests, including a cake, was enjoyed. Attending were her mother, Mrs. Annie Leist, West Beitdr and her sister, Mrs. Margaret Mclntosh, Ft. Dodge; and the following schoolmates, Mrs. Dorothy Terwilliger, Mrs. Stevenson and Mrs. Bernard Jacobs of Humboldt; Mrs. Henry Enger, Emmetsburg; Mrs. Donald Usher and Naomi Struthers. - o - AUXILIARY MEETS The American Legion Auxiliary met Tuesday for an all-day rag sew at the Legion building.-.., Mrs. Richard Kinseth furnistiedi the hot dish for the pot-luck// dinner. ^'•'••' A $5 memorial for Christine Frohling was sent to the Vet- • erans Hospital in Des Moines. Mrs. Essie Cooper and Mrs. Martin Meyer have made seven hospital gowns; Mrs. Mike Coyle has pieced five lap robes; and the Auxiliary will buy material for the backs of the lap robes. Debbie Telford was chosen to attend Girls State and Pat Borkowski is the alternate. - o - Louis Henrikson, Hallsville, Mo., was a Sunday afternoon visitor at the Donald Usher home. He is a brother of Mrs. Usher. Mrs. Earl Olson had the following visitors during the week, Mrs. Sam Thorsland andThelma and Mrs. Marlyn Pflibsen and Julie, Bode; Pastor Gosnell and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Hofius. Oliver Kinseth had the following visitors this week, Chester Alme, Norman Helleseth and Raymond Loos. Mr. and Mrs. Allan Watnem and family were Sunday afternoon visitors at the Roger Ruter home. • Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Jacobson and family, Mr. and Mrs. James Jacobson and family and Arlan Jacobson were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Jacobson. Kris Meyer, Algona, was a weekend guest of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Fowler. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Madsen and family, Sheffield, were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs Chester Alme. other Saturday night guests were Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Schultz and family Whittemore. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Jacobson and family and Mr. and Mrs Edward.Zinnel were Friday night guests of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Krause, LuVerne. They celebrated Shelly Krause's sixth birthday. Mrs. Antone Speich and Edwin were Friday dinner guests of Mr and Mrs. Robert Speich, Algona Mrs. H. D. Benson attended funeral services for Mrs. Anna Lansing at St. Olaf Lutheran Church, Bode, Monday afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Robert Speich and family, Algona, were Sunday dinner and lunch guests of Mrs. Antone Speich and Edwin Other lunch guests were Mr' and Mrs. Paul Berninghaus Ft' Dodge. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hellick- son attended funeral services for Owen Odland at the United Methodist Church at Bradgate Monday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Merle Halsrud attended the St. Patrick's Day parade at Emmetsburg. Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Cooper and Eddie Belt, Dakota City, were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Essie Cooper. Mrs. Loran Daniel and Margaret Holt accompanied Mrs. Merle Holt, Humboldt, to Ft. Dodge where they visited at the John McCutcheon, Jr. home Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Meyer and family were Saturday dinner guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Balgeman, Emmetsburg. They also attended the St. Patrick's Day parade. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Jones, Rolfe, took Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Jones and family out for dinner Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. DeLane Larson and family, Rolfe, were Saturday night visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Cletis Hundertmark. Mr. and Mrs. James Barber and Rhonda, West Bend, and Mr. and Mrs. Olvin Haug attended the state Girls' Basketball Tournament in Des Moines from Friday until Sunday. They visited Oliver Kinseth when they arrived home. Mr. and Mrs. Erling Malmin arrived home Friday after spending two weeks at the home of their daughter, the Ronald Niel- sens of Toledo. Mr. and Mrs. Hans Kampen, Laurens, were Sunday night supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Rent Saathoff. Swea City Art Show Being Held This Week A Regional Amateur Adult Art Show is now underway in the Swea CityCommunitySchool. The show runs March 22-27. Artists are from the Kossuth, Emmet, Palo Alto, Winnebago, Hancock, Worth and Cerro Gordo counties. No entry fees are being charged as the event is funded in part through the Adult Art Education Extension of Northern Iowa, Hours for the show at Swea City will be from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday; and 10 - 5 on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. However a committee will begin serving coffee at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday. The judge of the show is Arnold Grueter of the Mankato State College Art Dept. and he will judge beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 27, and give comments and criticisms at 1:30 in the afternoon in the school gymnasium. Mrs. Marie Wilson will be making Ukranian Easter eggs and Mr. Carl Schneider of Blue Earth will be demonstrating Marquetry, ATTENTION: FARMERS who have pop corn acreage available for an early guaranteed cash crop ... The contract price (hit year for you i> higher. You will be provided high yielding hybrid seed onrf planter plates. You can u«e your regular form equipment for planting, cultivating, and harvesting. If you grow Pop Corn for ui, you will get paid promptly. If you ore interested, we'd like to talk with you — no obligation!. AMERICAN POP CORN COMPANY WILLIAM G. ERDMAN - AGENT CORWITH, IOWA 50430 PHONE (615) 583-2114 (HA, 11U, 12A, 12U) Put their future in our hands IIN08AY SALT r o* MCMMCMC WATM MTTINIM call your LINOSAY deale Fill SALT DELIVERY FOR ANY MAKE WATER SOFTENER. AUGONA DELIVERY DAILY. RURAL DELIVERY WEEKLY. CALL 295-3755 ..... LINDSAY SOFT WATER .520 SOUTH PHILLIPS ST. ALGONA.- IOWA - *.-\ "vi Uifr^ r~ ivwr-p'wyy t V K^"'. ' \ I \ P s n k >K J/ H N -«r'">y/ '^ and HEATING REPAIRS-ALTERATIONS- INSTALLATIONS From minor repairs to major alterations and installations, our service is fast, reli- ••able^vCount on us. .,. ; • r '' '• GAS CONVERSIONS • KOHLER FIXTURES • MYERS PUMPS S&A PLUMBING & HEATING (Formerly Funk Plumbing & Heating) 119 S. Dodge - Algona, Iowa - Phone 295-3234 YOUR FAMILY. And you want the best for them. 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