Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 24, 1971 · Page 27
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 27

Algona, Iowa
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Monday, May 24, 1971
Page 27
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Rates Fall, So Builders Plan *-., • Residential Construction Increase tot M to building » M He dty »« :Mu »vertj«. ; :•> lo^et,^ about -7 3/4 percent. cSniw^S,!!, M 6h * *1 /Z P* tcent to is not likely to match Ee dol lar SS U ^»° n ^ e 6th « r hand, starts of jieveral new ? " , y wero l • WM, but it also regu- the price of lumber.. "The government owng 80 perS of tue forested land,'? Cowan noted. "Last year wa^atSV nundous year. This year Wbedown T dolkr volum^ M carryover should make It about as good as last " dimSL i nt f r X ® 0b WlntW consitruc «°n Co. offered still another ft^l n ^ gtma ^W^ "We don't fluctuate so muchwlth the times. In Algona our business remains steady." 9 ?/fi±? M V M h S ier1 ! nte " st ^es in large cities (9 to lover ktor costs here help make —„—'-jSHtf* •• The interest rate drnnnod «#* n -j .- =•• 'S? about te «>ll<ters who do contract work ta Algona. employ a crew .of about seven' or eight in warm mShs and drop down to about four .in colder-months. ferm «HI, en f ° r mo f lular ' Pre-fcbricated and pre-hung •I/iS andfcco « nni «c^ buildings also serve this buUders theorist SUC h mass-produced pre-bu J±r*?"r '" (1) ^ relatlve * few serving In the area, and (2) u problem some builders men? ^ ***** SkUled "*"' Mpecially enou * h ' _ '"'""""""v • ••»-».»...»...,.,,........... ,..„,„„ Ex- Woman, 85, Has Birthday IRVINGTON - Mr/and Mrs. Paul Watson, Algona, flew to San Francisco, Calif. May 6 for several days with Mrs. Beda Watson, the former's mother. On Mother's Day, Paul's, brothers and sister, the John Watsons, the Dick Watsons, the Bob Watsons and Mrs. Ruth Cameron, all of San Francisco, Joined the Paul Watsons at the mother's home for a family reunion. Mrs. Watson, who Was 85 May 12, is in good health and is quite active. The Watsons are all former residents of Irvington, having lived for many years in the house now owned by the Oliver Knudsens, where the children all grew up. • Ray Wat-son, husband and cither, died a number of years ago. .He was depot .agent at Irvington for many years and Mrs.. Watson also served as postmistress. - o - ' . ^ : PLAN FAIR BOOTH The Irvington Homemakers met May,. 19 with Mrs, John Pederson., Fourteen members were in attendance. Mrs. clar- ence sterner was co-hostess. Members voted to nave'a booth at the fair again (his year,and also decided to clean the Kossuth county Historical Building as the club's contribution to the Historical Society. Jan Andreasen gave a book report. The last meeting of the season will be June 16 at the home of Mrs. Arthur Benschoter in the form of a picnic. The first meeting next fall will be in September at the home of Mrs, J. W. Gardner. TO BE 951 , Observing Mother's Day at the Robert Altmans were Mr. and Mrs. John Altman, Chris Gales, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Elbert and Margaret Gales, all of Algona. Chris Gales, a resident of Irvington for many years, now resides &t the .Good Samaritan Home In Algona and is .quite active. He has many Invitations to the homes of Us children and Is able to go and enjoy himself. He will be 95 years old next September. . o- DODDS ACCIDENT Friends '.here report that Robert Dodds of the Good Hope vicinity was taken to the veterans Hospital la Des Moines May 17. He suffered an Injury recently . while removing, a stalk cutter from his trsjctor when'a hand lever slipped, striking him on the bead) He was' taken to Mason city .where It Is reported the diagnosis was « blood clot. Mr, Dodds shear s sheep for many in this area. '• '; ' ' J^, " °* STORM LAKE GRAD Frt4 \jlrj4bers, Jtorm Lake* -- Irvington boy,,wUl be ' km the storm Lake 25. THE ADDITION to tKt flrit Mtthadiit ChUrch at the Ntbraika Marian Mrs. neroert Ziesman recently received k telephone call from; Dean Lowman, Garden Grove, calif. Dean, a son of Mr. and Mrs. 'Perry Lowman, formerly of this area, 4s employed at the .Alpine Vacation Travel Center at Garden Grove. He told Mrs. Ziesman that when the Algona papers arrive, he immediately looks for the Irvington column for news of the Zies- jnans and otter friends here. Deata and Terry Ziesman graduated together from .Algona High School In 1969. The Perry Low- nians are now located in Oregon. * Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Black attended a farewell dinner for Mr. and Mrs. Ivor Johnson at oko- boji Tuesday evening. Mr. Johnson is the retiring manager of the Federal Land Bank for Clay county. The'Johnsons were presented with luggage. Others from this area attending were Mr. and Mrs. Gene Hutchlns and Mr. and Mrs. Harian Haas., '. , • Dennis Hansen participated in the track meet at Webster City m * ^. « .* "_._' * HM ""'»'""•»•«»•»««.».«.,.«»,,,,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,„„,,,,,,, Mondoy, M«y 24, 19N Kewuth County Advonee - IS filmore at the Elmore home Tuesday evening were Mr. and Mrs. Earl Elmorc, Kathy, Susan, David and Karen, Mr. and Mrs. Veil Elmore and Kristy and Allan Olsen. on Wednesday evening Mr. and Mrs, Leo Elmore were guests of the Ralph Housers for Mrs. Elmore's birthday. lore MRS. DENNIS MILLER u around th«ir htw horn* ju.t louthfjoit of St. Ann Hoip.tal, Algona. Several families hav« pick«d th« woodtd atmosphtr. for n.w r«sid«ncei. This home was built by Bon Wibbon. and family. Mrs. miles and children brought Dennis home Sunday and were dinner guests at the home of Mr. and .Mrs. Leonard Hansen and family In Irvington. Participating In 'a* surprise birthday supper for Mrs. Leo Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Meyer and joann, Mrs. Dean Meyer and Chris, Dennis Meyer and Kay steier went to .Des Moines last week where they spent the day at the home of Mr. .and Mrs. jsteve Madson and Jason. They also attended the baptism of Jason Allan Madson'. < Baptismal sponsors were Mrs. Burrell Oliver, Des Moines, and Dennis Meyer. Mr. and Mrs.-William .Meyer also went to Des Moines, where they visited their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. George Bargman and Chris. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph M. Walker were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Schmeling. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Besch, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Besch, Mrs. weighing 9 Ibs*, 3 oz. . Mrs. Harms has been with her parents at Perry and Richard has been stationed at Chanute AFB, HI. He is now ,on a 20-day leave, after which he will be stationed at Mlnot, N.D. As soon as housing Is procured and Mrs. Harms is able, she and the baby will Join him there. Day at the home of Mr. and Mrs, Clarence ArndorferwereMr..and S?t, ^* er toy"* 8 **! fc°>Uy. Wayne Arndorfer, DeAnne -and Sheffield, and Mr. and Mrs. Denise, Algona. M*tal - & Commercial Sanding Brick - Stucco - Wood -. + . \. > * . j> BROWER WEDDING Invitations have been received here for the wedding of DeAnne Brower and • Stanley Petts at the Morningside, Presbyterian Church in Sioux City Saturday, June 5, at 7:30 p.m. DeAnne Is the youngest daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Myrpn Brower who served the presbyterlan-churches In Algona and Irvington from 1952-64. - o-,/ Mr, and Mrs. August Robison, Swea City* were callers May 18 at the- home of Mr.' Robison 1 s sisters, Mrs. Hazel Sabln and Mrs. Dorothy Schulz. . Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Divis, Schuyler, Nebr., spent the night with their son, joe Divis, and family Tuesday. They were en- route home from Rochester, Minn., and drove on to Schuyler Wednesday. They spent a night with the Divises enroute to Rochester, also. ' • Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cbrlscnilles, Fenton, were. May 16 visitors at' the home of Mr. and Mrs, Robert Casey, - ' Mrs. Esther Cook, MtsonClty, was a visitor the weekend of May 15 at the home of Mr, and Mrs. Gilbert Hargrove, s, Jot! Korteum, Huntley, Minn., spent a "cent weekend with Dennis Ziesman. , The boyf were* In ;*,'", ' \ ' ' ' y •, * TTi^T^f^ ^ mm* Qlont "imoke »taeki" - exhaust outlets for the engines at the Aaon.o Municipal Utilities power plant - were recently pointed a brilliant •liver by our.inen, The work wo* done with the modern equipment we use for all type* of jobs, t . • jtftf •nets • Wt Art Now N01 now, Firm Buildlnfi For Summer, hov« Atrlal laddtr Equipment high wortc of ony typf. Qtvt us a . Mrs. J«Kn underwent LuVerne, ft St.. Ann »9 HARMS'SON A. M, N. and, Mrs. «»«...Harms are parents of a son, Keith Allen, born Way 17 and Mr*. Wiliiam D«cker, returned May 19 from Emmetsburg where she hadbeenapfttient in the hospital for two weeks. The Deckers lorroeriy lived in the Irvingtoo area, Weekend guests tor Mother's REISING'S PAINT CONT *NP COMMWCIAL SAND BLASTING 379*11$* Anytimt Sod«, low* Tom Roiling ~ WEISTIMATiS ~ : Lucy Besch, Whlttemore, and Miss Dora Besch, Algona, went to Diibuque Saturday to attend the Golden Jubilee of sister Mary LuElla,' Order of St. Francis. They returned home Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. L.. B. Erdman, Britt, were Sunday evening visitors' at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Matt Erdman. Mr. and Mrs. Matt Erdman Went to Fort Dodge Sunday to visit their son Mark who attends Iowa central community College. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Berger and family,,Barton, Iowa were . guests Saturday of Mrs. Cecelia Berger. They also visited Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Elbert and family and Mr. and Mrs. M. J Erdman. , Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Erdman were Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Berger .and family, Allison, Iowa, Mrs. .Cecelia Berger and Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Elbert and family. Mr, and Mrs. Oswald Thllges and-Connie attended thrgradua- tlon of Roberta Zwiefel at Burt, Monday evening. Roberta is tin daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Cletus Zwiefel rural Burt. The .Whlttemore Womens club entertained all of the Whlttemore senior girls at a dinner Monday evening at the Country Club. -* icii On AM Ot Tour BUILDING The COWAN CORJPG^AflON is proud to have been a part of Algona's growth for 103 Y W« •njoy working,with contractor! in maintain- . ing Algona'i progrtu... providing mattrlali for $ faihionabU hom«t luch ''''• I ai tht n«w r«ild«nce)i of O; B. Harm**/ Richard BuKhfjr, Gordon Wlnktl and, Jamti G««lan and othtrt. : ' . Contact ut onytimt for compUtt information on building materials of all typ**., R^adyMix Concrttt and building - both r«ticUntial ' ' • •' ^ t ^ ^ a- * i commercial. » SEE US FOR ALL YOUR LUMBER, CONCRETE, AND BUILDING NEEDS f ;' T 1 \-l > X ; 202 NO. LANTRY 293.5264

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