Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 29, 1971 · Page 17
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 17

Algona, Iowa
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Monday, March 29, 1971
Page 17
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Business News Area Men Win Company Awards Award Winners Top — Mr. and Mrs. Harold P. Becker, Algona Middle — Mr. and Mrs. Bjorn Hjelmeland, LuVerne Bottom — Mr. and Mrs. Gayle M. Studer, Wesley CEDAR RAPIDS -- Three area men were recent winners of the Vigortone Products Company's "President's Award of Merit." They are Harold P. Becker of Algona, Bjorn Hjelmeland of LuVerne, and Gayle M. Studer of Wesley. Becker and Hjelmeland are Vigortone dealers, and Studer is a Vigortone field manager. THE AWARD, "for outstanding sales achievement and personal contribution to the continued progress of the company," was presented here March 6 by Vigortone's President, Art Swarzen- truber. - o Algona Man Is State Director PATRICK MONTAG of North Central Public Service Co. at Algona has been elected to a two-year term as director of the Iowa LP-Gas Association. Montag represents the association's second district. The LP-gas industry in Iowa includes some 450 bulk plants that serve about 500,000 customers in residential, farm, commercial, and industrial markets. Iowa ranks fourth among all states in LP-gas sales. ROBO CAR WASH Get The Automatic Clean Car Habit. ROBO Wash S. Phillips Street, Algona - NOTICE ROAD EMBARGO Kossuth County Secondary Roads are immediately under Embargo to a gross load limit of 10 tons. The Embargo will be in effect until such time that it is lifted by the Kossuth County Engineer. Your cooperation in honoring this Embargo will be greatly appreciated. By Order of Kossuth County Board of Supervisors (12U-13A) 8 — Kossuth County Advance Monday, March 29, 1971 •* -i - - -, | j _, _______^_^_^__ Irvington Man Recovering At Iowa City IRVINTON - Mr. and Mrs. Delbe rt Thomsen were in Iowa City March 25 where the former was scheduled for a check-up. Mr. Thomsen has been laid up since last Christmas Day when he slipped on ice breaking a hip. He was taken to Algona and later transferred to Iowa City, where four pins were placed in the hip. The accident occurred when the family was enroute home from Rutland, where they had Christmas dinner with Mrs. Thomsen's mother, Mrs. Marie Studer. Mr. Thomsen thought he might be getting a flat tire and stepped Out of the car, slipped on ice and fell. The Thorn- sens live east of Irvington and are employed by TheesSchnaken- berg. -o- STORM RECAP Many in this area departed from their normal way of living during and following the recent storm, mostly because of the usual comforts afforded by electricity which was not available in some places for several days. The Joe Divis family having an electric range, ate their meals Thursday and Friday with Mr. and Mrs. Leo Elmore. On Saturday the Divises and the Elmores ate at the Divis home with a hot dinner being brought out from Algona, by Mrs. Divis's sister, Mrs. Ranney Leek. Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Hargreaves left home on the day of the storm to stay with the Dick McGinnis family, Algona. Mrs. John Schnakenberg spent a few days with her mother, Mrs. Sophia Lenz at Garner. The Richard Simpsons spent a few days with relatives. Much of the telephone service was restored in this immediate vicinity by March 24 and 25. -o- HOMEMAKERS MEET The Irvington Home Makers met March 23 with Mrs. Wayne Wickwire and with Mrs. Lyle Raney as co-hostess. There were 12 member.s present with ,three guest speakers, Roger Wilson, Armin Lauck and police chief, Richard Groen, all talking on drugs. Mr. Wilson spoke on drugs and the average citizen; Mr. Lauck, of the Good Samaritan Home, spoke on drugs from the medicinal point and Mr. Groen on drugs and the law. Mrs. Earl Loss furnished a surprise number. This meeting had been rescheduled from March 1 1 because of basketball at that time. The next meeting will be April 21, with Mrs. John Weber and with Mrs. Wilbert Ruhnke as co- hostess. -o- FATHER DIES The Fred Hudsons, Omaha, Nebr., were in the area March 20 for the funeral services of Mrs. Hudson's father, Perry Torine of Bancroft. Mr. Torine died at St. Ann hospital on March 18. The Torines lived at one time in Algona and Mr. Torine was employed by the OK Welders, -o- COLT BORN A colt was born at the John Schnakenberg farm to one of the race horses March 21. There are now two fillies and one colt born this year. Several more are due to arrive in the next few weeks, -o- An item in this column recently stated that Francis Metze'n, Whittemore, was scheduled for a trip to Park .Hospital, Mason City, where a cast on one ankle would probably be exchanged for a walking cast. The information was correct with the exception of the name, which should have been Francis Vitzthum, and not Francis Metzen. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Coleman visited Mrs. A. J. Eastman, Britt, who is a patient suffering from double pneumonia and complications at Mercy hospital, Mason City, last Wednesday March 24. Mrs. Eastman had been a patient at the Britt hospital for a week before being transferred by ambulance Mar. 22 to Mason City. Mr. and Mrs. Toby Eastman, Independence, were at Britt and Mason City at the time of the transfer, they are the son and daughter-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Eastman. The Irvington Pioneers 4-H club played the Buffalo Boys in a basketball game March 22 at LuVerne, with the score 18 to 15 in favor of the Buffalo Boys. Members of the Irvington club are asked to note that the next meeting, April 5 will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Durwood Walker and family in Irvington, instead of the Orville Thill home as scheduled. Mr. and..Mrs.. Dennis Davis, East Molinej TIL, arrived in Irvington ,March 20 where they spent the weekend visiting the former's parents Mr. and Mrs. B. O. Davis and Mrs. Florence Colwell and Claude Fowler in Irvington. They left Monday. They are former residents of Irvington. OTTOSEN By Mrs. Donald Usher Mr. and Mrs. Roy Telford and Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Cooper and Eddie Belt of Dakota City were Saturday supper guests of Mrs. Essie Cooper. Aaron, 13 month old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Nielsen of Toledo, spent several days last week with each of his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Herlev Nielsen of Bode and Mr. and Mrs. Erling Malmin. His parents took a short trip west. Hilda, Fremond and Viggo Nielsen of Rolfe were Wednesday visitors at the home of Mrs. Earl Olson. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Brandhoy, Allan and Mr. and Mrs. Erling Malmin were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Betz. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Ruter and Mark were Thursday and Friday visitors attheRoyEnock- sons while the Rut*rs had a cold house because of the snowstorm. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Zinnel were Saturday night visitors at the Eugene Hofius home. The following have called at the Richard Kinseth.home during .the week, Roy Kinseth of Fort Dodge, Mr. and Mrs. James Barber of West Bend and Roy Jacobson. Mrs. Elaine Kinseth and Tom of Algona were Sunday night visitors. Mrs. Herbert Long of Fairmont, Minn, and Mrs. Essie Cooper were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Bratland of Bode. Miss Margaret Holt and Mrs. Nora Anderson visited Mr. and Mrs. Larry Wilson of Livermore Monday. Mr. and Mrs,, Merle Halsrud and Judy visited Mrs. Laura Halsrud of Bode Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Tofteberg of Bode visited Mrs. Nora Anderson Sunday. Miss Margaret Holt visited Mr. and Mrs. Fred Arndt of Humboldt Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. James Barber of West Bend and Mr. and Mrs. Dean Telford and family visited at the Richard Kinseths Saturday night. SINUS SUFFERERS Hare'j good n«wt for you! Encluiive new "hard core" SYNA-CIEAH Dscongeitant tabled acf Initontlv and eontinuoujly lo drain and clear all naial-iinui covitlei. On« "hard core" tablet givei you up to 8 houri relief from pain and preiiure of congeition. Allow) you to breathe eaiily—jtopj watery eyei and runny note. You can boy SYNA-CLEAR AT HONSBRUCH'S without need for a preicrlption. Sotlifaction guaranteed by maker. Try it today) Introductory Offer Worth $]50 Cut out thl« od—take to store lilted. Purchaie one pack of SYNA-CLEAR 1 2'i and receive one more SYNA-CLEAR 1 2-Paek Free —HONSBRUCH DRUG - Algona, (a. ' The new gas dryer. (with permanent press setting) Isn't it about time you replaced your old gas dryer with a new permanent press gas dryer? Wash anything, anytime. The new gas dryer will keep up with the biggest automatic washer. "Ifs faster." Gas.The Premium Fuel, Northern Natural Gas Company The pipeline serving Natural Gas lo your local gas company for.any formal-wear needs, get the latest styles from . . ;; DIAMOND'S Algona Be Ready for Spring Planting We at Viking Oil Company are ready to handle all of your spring requirements of fuels, lubrications, and greases. "SAME DAY SERVICE" on these QUALITY PRODUCTS VIKING OIL GASOLINE L.P. GAS DIESEL FUEL GREASE (Multi-Lub — The one grease for every purpose) MOTOR OIL The Very Best VIKING OIL CO. just north of the Milwaukee Depot Algona Roy Stoffel — Owner 295-3749 a weekly message relating the world of today to the lessons of Faith and Church .. "By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established, by knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches." —Proverbs 24-.3,4 Easy wealth is the constant dream of many men. Because of this truth, many of us are easily taken in by the April Fool tricks that have been around since the days of our childhood. What we should remember, is that a happy life is the greatest blessing this world has to offer. If we strive to do good, if we fill our heart with love and understanding for all the world, we shall come to know the great wealth .and beauty of life. These Special Weekly Church Messages brought to you by the following PUBLIC-SPIRITED BUSINESSES: JOE BRADLEY EQUIPMENT Oliver - GMC Truck* - Gehl Firestone Tires - Stanhoist ESSER DRY CLEANERS FREE Pick-up and Delivery Phone 295-2827 - Algona, Iowa POST MOVING and STORAGE Local & Long Distance Phone 295-2275 - Algona, Iowa PIONEER HI-BRED CORN CO, Herb Hedlund, Production. Manager Wm. Ambrose, Research Mar/. SWANSON'S - ALGONA "Where Shopping Is A Pleasure" COLONIAL MOTEL Junction 18 and 169 VAN'S CAFE Junction 18 and Closed Tuesdays 169 WAYNE FEED SUPPLY CO, ^ F °* di ~c We B °y Eaa> and West State Street, 295-5206 ALGONA VAULT SERVICE Algona, Iowa KOSSUTH MUTUAL INS. ASSN. Your Friend - Before and After the Fire ALGONA IMPLEMENT CO. Your Friendly IH Dealer - 295-3501 IH Tractors - Trucks - Farm Equipment ~H3H

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