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

Algona, Iowa
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Monday, May 17, 1971
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Dr. Harris "Barbershopper Of Year" The "Barbershopper of the Year" award was presented to Dr. J. B. Harris, Jr., of Algona Saturday night May 8 at a dinner for chorus members and wives at the Home Cafe in West Bend. The picture shows the organization's treasurer, Bill Holldorf of Algona, vice president Joe Graham of Burt, Frank Roscoe of Emmetsburg, Dr. Jim Harris and Mrs. Harris of Algona displaying the award plaque, director Jerry Hoffman of Ottosen, Norm Barkve of Emmetsburg and Art Olson, secretary, of Algona. Dr. Harris sparkedthe rebuild- League Of Women Voters Hear Shoenhair William Shoenhair, Bancroft, ' chairman of the Kossuth County Board of Education, spoke to the Algona League of Women Voters at their regular meeting Monday night. The League has been studying county and regional government and invited Mr. Shoenhair and 'Paul Stuart, County School Superintendent, who was also present, to explain the proposed reorganization of Kossuth C ounty schools into one school district. Mr. Shoenhair explained that the. county board is required by school law to have such studies prepared. He stressed two points: (1) the proposal recommends a single district .fpV. 'admliilstr'a- . rive purposes, but this district would have four or five high schools, not just one, as has sometimes been believed, and (2) the actual reorganization must start with the local districts and cannot be mandated by the county board. One of the most significant sets of figures presented from the study was the per pupil costs for senior high students in the various county schools. In the 69-70 school year they were: Algona, $970; Swea City, $1085; ' Sentral, $901; Titonka, $1017; Ledyard, $1264; Lakota, $1191; LuVerne, $1535; Burt, $1480. Buffalo Center ($883) and Rake ($1225) .were also included in the study at their request. The state average per pupil cost was $957. Projected enrollment figures showed a decrease for all districts except Algona. Assessed valuation per pupil figures ranged from $12,897 in the Algona district to $25,062 in the Lu Verne district in 1968. Total units of study offered in the county's high schools were also included in the study. These ranged from 31.5 different courses in LuVerne to 46.3 in Algona in 1969-70. Although the authors of the , study did not definitely state that reorganization into larger ing of the membership to the present 36 members from twelve different towns and communities in the Palo Alto, Kossuth and Humboldt county area. He sings with the Serenaders quartet and is an accredited judge in the stage presence category in competition of quartets and choruses of the Society for Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America. The 12th annual Parade show held at Algona April 3rd produced another full house and entertainment to please the barbershop fans from this area. The chorus made contributions to the national \ormol Newest styles for any formal dress occasion. Fast and accurate service. DIAMOND'S t Aigona *&^P project, Institute of Logopedics, treating speech defects of children, and also gave a boost to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. When schedules can be arranged, the chorus is available for programs in the area and has in the past few weeks sung at churches in West Bend, Emmetsburg, Ottosen, Burt and Algona. Chorus practices are held Monday evenings from 8 to 10 p.m. at the Legion Hall in Whlttemore; and the chorus extends a cordial invitation to men in the area who enjoy singing to come and visit. zer; third - Cheryl Kramer. Mrs. Ruth McGuire, Regent of St. Joseph Court, presented the awards to the St. Joseph winners: Division U, first - Ronda Willsher; second - Sheila LudWig; third - Laurie Reding. Division I, first - Delores Gales; second- Margie Bertie; third - Kathy Rooney. During the meeting the following officers were elected and will take office the first of June. They are, Regent, Irene Kramer; First Regent, Mary Anne Kollasch; Second Regent, Shirley Nichols; historian, Irene Nitchals; treasurer, Bonnie Esser; financial secretary, Elizabeth Grill; monitor, Josephine Kunkel; lecturer, Mary Buscher; organist, Marie Siemer; 6-year trustee, Mary Ilia Klsch; 4-year trustee, Theresa Berger; and 2-year trustee, Helen Harrison. Mrs. Margaret Lynch, a former Bancroft C.D.A. member, was reinstated into St. Cecelia's C.D.A. Court. The birthday cake was won by Mrs. Regina Bode and Mary Anne Kollasch won the door prize. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Schmidt and Mike and Mrs. AliceSchmldt all of Wyoming, Minn. OTTOSEN By Mr*. Donald Uil'.er LOCALS districts would lower costs, the figures did seem to show that a broader range of courses for students of a wider range of interest and ability are now being provided at a lower per pupil cost in the larger schools in the state. The Algona League of Women Voters took no position on the proposed study at this time. Mr. Shoenhair indicated that there were some citizens in most of the districts who had expressed interest in the content of the study. - KITTENS Monticello farm family, the Bob Likes, have very congenial mother cats living there. At present four families of 18 kittens all have been born and live in the same stall in one of their barns. Algona CDA Has Election Of Officers Algona Court C.D.A. 283 held its monthly meeting'May 4 at St. Cecelia's hall. Guests were the St. Cecella-St. Joseph C.D.A. poetry contest winners and their parents. They read their poems and received the awards. Mrs. Theresa Becker, Regent of St. Cecelia's Court, presented the awards to the St. Cecelia winners: Division I, first - Julie Metzger; second - Sharon Stal- IN HOSPITAL Mrs. Arthur (Tillie) Rlstau Is a patient at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minn, where she was taken Monday evening. MRS. JOHN Kohlhaas entertained her Tuesday bridge club May 11. Winners were Irene Griffin, Cathryn Fisch and Hazel Burns. MR. AND MRS. Scott Case spent the Mother's Day weekend in Algona visiting the Cliff Hoover's. Mrs. Case, the former Nancy Schmidt, is the Hoover's granddaughter. The Case's are presently living in Waverly, Iowa, where Scott is a senior at Wartburg College, Upon graduation in August, the Case's will be moving to Eldrldge, near Davenport, where Scott has accepted a teaching position as Physical Education instructor in the North School Community school district. Also visiting the Hoover's over the weekend were The family of Mrs. W. G. Cooper met at the Merland Cody home at Humboldt Wednesday night in an early observance of Mother's Day. Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Enockson and Mr. and Mrs. Russell Cooper, Humboldt; Mr. and Mrs. Keith Cooper and family, Ft. Dodge; and Mrs. Howard Klein of Scotts Bluff, Nebr. Mrs. Kermit Fowler attended the performance of "Carousel" at Algona Sunday afternoon with the Edgar Meyers at the Middle School auditorium. All four of the Meyer children took part. Mr. and Mrs. Keith Daniel, Dennis and David, Boxholm, and Margaret Holt were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Loran Daniel. Mr. and Mrs. Nick DeFrancisco, Des Moines, were weekend guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Jacobson. Melissa and Natalie Fowler, daughters of the James Fowlers, stayed at the John Larson home at Hardy from Monday until Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Worster, Emmetsburg, were Sunday afternoon visitors at the Roy Jacobsons. IHIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHHIIIrflllrlllilllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllUJJi SWEA-EAGLE By Mrs. Kenneth Brones iiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiititiiiyiiiliiiiiiiiiii Mr. and Mrs. Joe Johnson and family visited her mother Mrs. Alvin Jones at Truman Sunday and attended church with her. They were then dinner and picnic supper guests at the home of her brother and family, the Harlan Jones, Truman. On the way home, the Johnsons stopped to visit his mother, Mrs. Dora Johnson, at Valley-Vue rest home at Armstrong. The Adult Fellowship met at the Joe Johnson home Friday evening with seven couples present. Ex-Titonkan Gets $600 Scholarship At Iowa State TITONKA - Thomas L. Helfner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis E. Heifner, Sioux City has received a $600.00 scholarship. He will graduate this spring from Heelan High School in Sioux City. He plans to attend the State University at Ames. He has had an "A" average through high school. He is the grandson of Mrs. Edythe Heifner of Des Moines and formerly lived in Titonka. -o- Sunday dinner guests in the Dale Finer home in observance of Mothers Day and Greg Finers and Joyce Culbertsons confirmation were Mr. and Mrs. Herman Franzen, Mr. and Mrs. Morris Isebrand and Jolene, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Franzen, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Culbertson and family, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Allen and Todd, Ankeny, Mr. and Mrs. David Isebrand, Janesville, Minn., Rodney Isebrand and Linda Gingrich, Mankato, Mrs. Lina Sonnenberg and Sherman Finer, Waverly. Mothers Day guests in the John Meyers home were Mr. and Mrs. Arnie Meyer and family, Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Cook and family, Britt. Mr. and Mrs. Lamont Junkermeier and Tracy, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Uken and Gary and Leslie were Saturday evening supper And now a look at the local news. When it comes to local reporting of the news, eight out of ten people turn to their local newspaper for a complete report. People turn to local newspapers for a full report on all local news, Where's the fire? Who got married? Who won last week's football game? All this, and a complete report on your City Council, school board meeting, or a possible bond issue, is news in your community. And, your local newspaper reports it. People believe strongly in newspapers for several reasons: newspaper reading is a habit with most people; it's part of the daily routine; people regard their newspaper as a friend they can't do without. With over 80% of all adults, and 70% of all teen-agers reading a newspaper every week, no other news medium can match local newspapers for speedy, thorough saturation of your town. Newspapers deliver the local story IOWA PRESS ASSOCIATION AN AFFILIATION OF 385 IOWA WEEKLY AND DAILY NEWSPAPERS guests in the home of Mrs. Emma DeBoer to celebrate Lament's birthday and Mothers Day. Cindy Hall, Grundy Center stayed with her grandmother for the weekend while her parents were at Emmetsburg. Kowuth County Advance - 7 Monday, May 17, 1971 Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Senne and girls, Des Moines, were weekend visitors in the home ol Mr. and Mrs. EdwardStecker. YOU AUTO SEE CURT PAUL FOR YOUR NEXT AUTO LOAN. HE'S AT THE SECURITY STATE BANK. ASPIRATIONS! SINUS Sufferers Htrt'i good ntwi for youl Excluilv* n*w "Hord.tor." SYNA-CIEAR Dteon- gutont toblili act Initantly and cltar all naial ilnui cavlMti, On* "hard-con" tabl.t glvu up la 8 houn nll«f from pain and pr*uur* of conanllon. Allows you <la br*ath* tailly—ilopi watery •y*i and runny noit. You can buy SYNA-CIEAR at all Drug Storti, without n«d lor a prticrlptlon. Satlifactlon guarantitd by maktr. Try It todayl Introductory off«r worth $ 1.50, Cut out Dili ad—Tak* to on* of th* itortt lilted bilow. Purchai* on* pack of Syria-Clear 12'i and r*c*lv* on* mor* Synd-CI*ar U-pock fr**. HONSBRUCH DRUG Algona, la. MAKE SURE YOUR SON HAS THE CHANCE to be what he wants to be. 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