Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on April 26, 1971 · Page 7
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Monday, April 26, 1971
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Rare Pitcher Goes To Hawaii Mrs. Aaron Sleussy, an antique dealer from Algona, has found a buyer for one of her rarest items. This purple Croesus pitcher, which originally was part of a set and is valued roughly between $200 and $250 by collectors, has been sold to a doctor in Honolulu, Hawaii. Mrs. .Steussy said she had the pitcher "packed away somewhere" at the time of the sale and subsequently experienced some anxiety until at last she found it. Croesus was a wealthy king of Lydia in the 6th century B.C. (Algona Pub. Co. photo) ^BUSINESS! NEWS NOTES DON SHERMAN of Kossuth Motor Co., Algona, left by plane from Des Moines to Chicago to Miami to Paradise- Island, Bahamas Friday on a trip he won through competition with other Chevrolet garage service managers in the state of Iowa. Sherman scored more points in the eight or nine performance and efficiency categories over a year's time than any other manager in the state. He was to return from his four-day solo excursion tonight (Monday). cake supper, selling ducks and handmade stationery. Gale Struthers gave a brief talk on her recent trip to New York and Washington, D.C. •.>:•:/ -,s;•«.»:; Qf,« ...,-•.._, „ WEDDING ANNIVERSARY Mr. and Mrs. Tom Ellefson were honored at dinner on their wedding anniversary Wednesday at Charlie's Supper Club. Enjoying the occasion with the Ellef- sons were Mr. and Mrs. John Hanselman, Mr. and Mrs. John Krug, West Bend, and Mr. and Mrs. David Hanselman. - o FUND DRIVE COMPLETED The annual cancer fund drive has been completed in Plum Creek township. Mrs. Hollis Benschoter and Mrs. Kent Seely who served as co-chairmen, wish to thank all those who worked in this drive and also everyone who contributed. - o Mrs. Ross Struthers and Gale, and Martha'"Hansen traveled to Des Moines Saturday where they attended Career Day at the Iowa Methodist Hospital. The Doan MYF raked the church lawn and enjoyed a wiener roast Wednesday evening. Ralph Yanser is a patient at the Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt where he was admitted Wednesday. Members of the Doan Federated Woman's study club, who served as hostesses at the Kossuth County Historical Museum In Algona Sunday were Mrs. Mary Young, Mrs. Merle Hoover, Mr. and Mrs. Ross Struthers and Mr. and Mrs. Dale Struthers. Mr. and Mrs.^Herman Funk have moved from the Heritage Home in Bancroft to the Good Samaritan Home in Algona. Visits from their friends would be most welcome. Plum Creek Hears Foreign Exchange Student PLUM CREEK-DOAN - The Plum Creek Woman's Club met April 14 at the home of Mrs. George Kain. Co-hostess for this meeting was Sadie Hopkins. Mrs. William Kuhn, Jr. gave the opening number. Fourteen members and one guest, Miss Mary Kain, answered roll call by naming a place of.interest in Iowa. Mrs. Floyd Bode was in charge of the program which featured Juan Carlos, the foreign exchange student from Argentina. He showed slides to the group. A lunch was served by the hostess. The next meeting will be May 12 at the home of Mrs. Mike Schmit with Mrs. Willis Etherington serving as co- hostess. This meeting will be guest day. - o - W.S.C.S, MEETS The Doan United Methodist WSCS 'met Thursday, April 15, at the church with Mrs. Ilo Buffington serving as hostess. Ten members attended. Mrs. Gladys Christensen led the devotions and Mrs. Bradford Buffington was in charge of the lesson. Routine business included recipes being turned into Mrs. Roger Buffington and greeting cards to sell being ordered. Lunch was served by the hostess. - o - FAMILY NIGHT Family night was held at the Doan United Methodist Church April 14, A dessert luncheon was held at 7 p.m. Money for the Reconciliation Project was returned. Various projects in this included a bake sale, a pan- AUTO SERVICE l Steering stubborn? Then steer here! When steering gets difficult, it may be a sign car wheels are out of balance and alignment, We'll put them right. VIKING OIL CO. NO, MAIN ST. AlOONA, IA, Burl Seniors Honored By Lion's Club BURT - The Burt High School seniors were honored guests of the members of the Lions Club at the annual senior recognition banquet held at the school Monday evening. Among the 98 persons attending the dinner, prepared and served by the Band Mothers, were the Lions' wives, junior and senior high faculty members and their spouses, and senior parents. James Omvig, originally of Slater, la. and now of the Iowa Commission for the Blind, Des Moines, was the featured speaker of the evening. Mr. Omvig, who is blind and a lawyer, received his law degree after he became blind. He was employed in New York and Washington, D.C. before joining,the staff at the Iowa Commission for the Blind. A film strip, "The Blind Guys" was also shown. The seniors especially enjoyed the talk, having visited the Commission a year ago. Another added feature of the evening's program was the appearance of the Sentral High School, Fenton, swing choir under the direction of Mrs. Jones, vocal instructor. Lion Darrell Davis was in charge of the evening's program. Thomas Ellwood introduced the members of the senior class and told of each one's future plans. - o "HUNGER" TALK An interesting talk on "Hunger" was heard by members of the UPW Wednesday. The talk was given by Mrs. Russell Markkula who also showed a film strip on hunger throughout the world. The April UPW devotions were given by Mrs. BillKauls. Special music was presented by a ladies quartet, Mrs. Duane Mawdsley, Mrs. Bob Angus, Mrs. Frank Becker and Mrs. Bill Karels, accompanied by Mrs. Roscoe Mawdsley, Jr. on the piano. Hostesses for the day were Mrs. Delmar Angus and Mrs. Roland Chafee. - o Tuesday evening dinner guests at the home of Mrs. Roscoe Stewart in,honor of Mr. and Mrs. L.R. Burger"''Hamburg/ N.Y., were' Mr. and' Mrs. Robert Donnelly, Fairmont, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Shipler. Fridayafter- noon guests of Mrs. Stewart were Mrs. Pat Rasmussen and Marie Grover, Algona; Mrs. Roy Walrod, Titonka; Mrs. Earl Shipler and Mrs. Clifford Waltman. • ' Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Burger, Hamburg, N. Y., former Burt residents, spent the past week visiting area relatives and friends. They also spent some time with a son, a student at Iowa State University, Ames. SWEA-EAGLE By Mrs, Kenneth Brones TO DEMO MEET The Democratic women of Kossuth county visited in Desf Moines last week at the capitol and at the governor's mansion. Mrs. Art W. Larson, Mrs. Don Martin and Mrs. Ronald Johnson, all from this area, were met by four ladies from Algona and six from Wesley. In Des Moines they were guests of Rep. and Mrs. Berl Priebe and had lunch at the capitol. They also visited the House of Representatives and had tea at the governor's mansion. They were greeted at the door by Mrs. Ray and following the tea were given a tour of the house. - o Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Brekke and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Crowley were at Highmore, s.D. one day last week on business. Ronald Brekke and family, Eagle Grove, visited over the weekend at the home of his parents, the Floyd Brekkes. Ronald has an unusual job of repair and maintenance of fertilizer plants throughout the country. Mr. and Mrs. Morris Lien left for Omaha, Nebr. last week to care for their grandchildren while their daughter, Mrs. John Boland is a patient at the hospital. The Joe Johnsons attended the wedding of her brother, Larry Jones, and Cathi St. John at the Methodist Church at Fairmont April 17. Mrs. Vernon Hutchison returned home Easter after spending some three months at the home of her daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Rudolph, at Belvidere, Wise. Mrs. Rudolph brought her mother home and they were joined by the Melvin Hutchison family, Staples, Minn., for the weekend. All attended the sunrise service at the Methodist Church, Swea City. Notes Of Servicemen! PLE1KU, VIETNAM - Army Sgt. .Don .Gronbach, 23, son of Mr. and* Mrs, '' Kelly Gronbach, Livermore, recently received the Good Conduct Medal near Pleiku, Vietnam at Camp Holloway. The medal, establishedin 1941, is awarded on a selective basis for those who distinguish themselves from among their fellow military personnel through exemplary conduct, efficiency and fidelity during their active military service. Sgt. Gronbach received the award while assigned as a squad leader in the 52nd Security Detachment at the camp. New gas air conditioning. (fortotal home comfort) Ife fresher.' New gas air conditioning is fresher because it blows fresh air Into every room of your home. Dust, dirt and pollen are trapped in a filter so 1 they can't get out. Your furniture lasts longer. Your walls and drapes stay fresher. And so do you. Gas air conditioning costs less to operate, too. There are fewer moving parts. Less to service and less to wear out. Want fresh, clean, crisp, cool air? See your gas air conditioning contractor or your local gas company. \ Gas.The Premium Fuel. AVAILABLE AT: North Central Public Service Co. 399*2484 ALOONA Swea City Man Attends Air Force Conclave HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - Thomas L. Davidson, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Davidson, Swea City, was among outstanding Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps cadets who attended the annual conclave of the Arnold Air Society (AAS) just concluded in Hollywood, Fla. He was one of more than 2,000 cadets and members of the AAS coed auxiliary, the Angel Flight, who participated in the 23rd annual meeting of the honorary professional service society named for the late General of the Air Force H. H. "Hap" Arnold. Cadet Davidson, a member of the AAS squadron at Drake University, and attendees met to discuss organizational programs for the coming year and to hear addresses by noted aerospace leaders. Cadet Davidson is a political science major at Drake and a member of the class of '73. BODE By Mrs. Ronald Ol»on Mr. and Mrs. Roy Kliegl of Humboldt attended the First Holy Communion Mass for Nicholas Bernhard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Bernhard on Sunday at St. John's Catholic Church in Bancroft. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Berte and family of Bode and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ulses, Burt, also attended the services and all were guests at a reception at the Bernhard home afterwards. The Bernhards moved into their new home two weeks ago. MR. AND MRS. James Nitchals of Buffalo, Minn., spent the week- end with both parents, the Lou Kossuth County Advance - 7 Nitchals and the Fred Lupkes. Monday, April 26, 1971 •Frigidaire •Amana •Westinghouse SALES & SERVICE BEED HARDWARE & APPLIANCE Titonka, Iowa Phone 928-2127 Bulk Wagon Service Futl Oil and Gat Frtt Premiums With Oat Purchases at our station. You'll Like Itl VIKING OIL Roy Stoffol, Mgr. N. Main St. TAYLOR IMPLEMENT i) Behlen Buildings a) Kowaneo Discs "Tho B«st of Everything" Phone 29S.2447 Algena THE ALGONA PUBLISHING COMPANY LINDE IMPLEMENT 00. Farm Equipment • Allis Chalmors • Q«hl • Now Idoa "Serving Northern Iowa and Southern Minnesota for the past 34 Years - 1937 to 1971 272.4601 Swea City COWAN CORP. CARPET HEADQUARTERS — Of North Central Iowa — Carrying in Stock — The Meet Complete Selection of Carpeting in This Area. SEE OUR DISPLAYS NOWI BJUSTROrS FURNITURE Hankins-Wibben Construction Co. 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