Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on July 4, 1966 · Page 6
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
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Monday, July 4, 1966
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t6w«) AOVANCf »10MOAY, JULY 4, 1M6 50th wedding observed by Make Indian head bands ;•« Mr. and Mrs. Martin Becker, 121 West Nebraska, had their golden wedding June 26, with ;open house at the V. F. W. hall, Algona. Some 160 relatives and friends were in attendance, with the five children and families, and the 13 grandchildren in charge of arrangements. *A short program was present ed at 3 o'clock. A vocal solo was by Evelyn Mawdsley, Burt, accompanied, by Nancy Becker; Jar net Becker modeled the original Svedding' gown of SO years ago; a brief history was given by Rat chel Schnakenberg; a trio, Nancy,, Linda and Janet Becker sang. The 13 grandchildren sang two songs. The Rev. Bruce Calbreath, Burt, gave prayer. rfs'Mrs. Earl Miller, Algona, pour*d coffee, Mrs. Harold Becker, Burt, poured punch, Mrs. Oran, Hudson, Algona, Mrs/Frank Becker and Mrs. Duane Mawdsley, Burt, helped with the tea table; .•and Mrs. Roscoe Mawdsley Jr. quit the wedding cake. ^ Mrs. George Becker,'Burt, and daughter Susan had the guest book, and Mrs. Thees,Schnakenberg, Lu Verne, was 'hostess and .program chairman. The grand- xdiildren were waitresses and bus boys. : Mrs. Roscoe Mawdsley Jr. had decorations, which were in yellow, gold and white, i Guests came from Des Moi- ties, Glare, Fort Dodge, Charles City, St. Louis, Mo.,KJarner, Clinton, Minn., Lakota, Buffalo Center, Bancroft, Fenton, Burt and Algona. Former Algonan has career Older Algonans who remember the Sid J. Backus family will be interested in the career of Howard Backus, older son. He was graduated from Grinnell college in 1926, and was school superintendent in Washington state. He taught in the university of Oregon, and got his doc- tin' degree- at Ohio State*. He -entered government service, served in Greece in the department of state, headed the FulbrigM program, served in Rome and iT&l Aviv in, the diplomatic service,, and was consul in Haifa. He rretired from govemment service in 1964 and is a professor now at Shepherd College, ShepV Kerdstown, W. V. Sid Backus for many years was postmaster and'' 'prior to that was partner with the late "Bill" Haggard in the ^.UDM-Republican newspaper. " .'» TWEDT FAREWELL Whittemore — The Board of Directors and new manager of the Whittemore Co-op Elevator ;heid a farewell party for Larry 'Twedt, departing manager, last Monday at the Legion hall here, Kossuth fire crews to bave county group tBurt — Kossuth fire departments met Thursday at the Burt town hall to organize a Kossuth Fire Association. Speaker was Keith Royer, head of the state fire extension at Ames. No one fire department has enough man power or equipment to fight a major fire. Through the association they would organize and work together. WINS PROMOTION Raymond Spry has been promoted to the rank ofs^erl'lK fourth class. He is a telephone lineman with the, 440th signal battalion Co. C stationed near Kaiser lauten, Germany. He has been overseas, since March, 1965. He enlisted soon after graduation from Burt high school in 1964. JUDY iPARROTT is busy making Indian headbands for her three to six year old group at.the Arts and Crafts school in the Algona High school gymnasium. The bands are made 1 of construction .paper which has been "decorated" by the children, with crayons and leaves. From left to right the children i are: Laurie Olson, daughter of Mr. and.Mrs. Art Olson; Craig Thilges, soti of Mr .'and Mrs. •Kenneth Thilges; Harold Peter-," Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Peter; and Kendra Thilges, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth TJiilges. . 5 Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. and handcraft.; This is for preschool 'and first grade pupils. Thirty older students are en- was born. .June .22. Aid of St. John's Lutheran church will meet :at 1 p.m. for gaged in the reading contest, a potluck picnic July 7. Wieners, 20 are rockets having reported buns and drink will be furnish- on reading 20' books. 'There, e d. ; 450 books circulated last month. AT DAY CAMP Brownies and Junior Girl Scouts of Burt attended day camp, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily" Monday to Friday at Call park. The Algona Girl Scouts also attended. They cooked their own meals, had handcraft and /trips on trails. Virginia Fries is.lead- er and Vera Bradley assists. Tho Grover Giddings and two daughters of Dallas!, Texas, Friday came to visit the Wm. Giddings , and Wm. Etheringtonrs. Grover is attending ' Nutvonal Gurad training at Camp McCoy, Wis. The A. C. Hinckleys arid Duane ..visited in- Atlantic i Lake. 40 AT STORY HOUR There were 40 children pre- j sent Thursday at the Burt pub- j weekend at Larry Hinckley's and lie library for story hour, games 'saw the new granddaughter whoon their way to Colorado. Good Hope church will have its annual family picnic potluck dinner at noon Monday, July 4. UPW circles will meet July 6 at 2:15 p.m. as scheduled. WSCS will meet at 2 p.m. on July 6 at the church with host esses Ethel Smith, Mildred Larson, Mary Jean Andrews, Irma Dosge, and Toots Hoppus. , .•.•:' Mrs. Howard Clark, Grand Meadow, Minn., and Mrs. Henry Von Wald, Mason City, visited Monday with their aunt, Ella S'tenzel, and took care of business after the death of their mother. Mrs. Lily • Bunkofskie. •,*..•< Guests Tuesday of Mrs. ~ trude Ackermamn were James Sages, Concord, and the Wayne Mahoneys, Clear; T _ i ' -T: • i n _ — _ •_"_ i • L of Mrs. Ackerman.!! They were A lot of girls would be willing to marry a struggling young man if he'd just stop struggling. All my life I wanted quality camcrai and high grade guns. On my la»t birthday I got them all from an aunt who married into money -^- ble« her <oul! New I wonder about theft, accidental damage or fire. Is an all risk floater policy the answer? ANSWER — Yes! You can never tell about a woman, and if you're smart, you won't. The only people you should want to get even with are those who have helped you. Bohannon low* D AY July 3 & 4th 8 A.M. TO 6 P.M. ADVERTISED SPECIALS IN THURSDAY'S ADVANCE GOOD DOTH DAYS!!! COMPLETELY AIR CONDITIONED STORE RON & JACK'S FOOD CENTER —-—- Use The Big Free City Parking Lot In Rear Of Store — Deposits The SECURITY STATE BANK ^WjfcwlPB | IPw Wf B at UVfTM, Uwi

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