-ALGONA (low.) ADVANCE MONDAY, AUG. 8, 1966 ••••»••••*•••«••»»»»»» 10 . 20 - 30 Years Ago By Molly MacDonald A weekly feature of by-gone days August 1, If 54 The closing of Ringling Brothers Circus prompted a nostalgic article by William Durant on the many times the famed show pitched its tents in Algona beginning in the 1880s when it was a small wagon show. During the 1890s Ringfing's came to Algona eyery summier. Tho .Old. Ooat wa> also saddened by the passing of the Big Top. , Reminisced .the P-G-. "There was a time,when, the Big Top was the small boy's vision of the world . , . with its pink lemonade and the 'side show you always got hustled by so fast you never did find out what Was there.?' ". .... ., . .- •.. ; , ..' . The Lakota Methodist church and parsonage were sold at auction. The church was purchased by the school'for $1,250. John Dorenbush bought the parsonage for $3,840. Jint. Murta*h,. fonrwr Alton- an, arrived from Tucson, Ariz., for a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Murtagh. SPJ Paul O. Stebritt and JM. 2 Gerald D. Hanson, Army Re servists from Algona, were attending summer training camp at Camp McCoy, wise., for two weeks. Kossuth ASC officials wore r«- elected for another year. Richard I. Anderson, Ledyard, was renamed chairman and George W Wolfe, LuVerne, and Andrew Fangman, Bancroft, were reelected members of the three- man committee. . Hodgepodge noted, "A *uc- cessf ul politician is one who denounces special privileges while promising to get some for his district." ; Duane Devine won the city tennis/championship by .defeating den Herbst in the finals of the six-week tournament sponsored by the Playground Com- nembers were: M. G\ Norton, 1 president; P. J. Kohlhaas. vice pres.; Oliver S. Rejley, full-time 3xecutive secretary; C. R. La- Safre, J. D. Lowe, ft H. Miller, John Bieser. Jos. Bloom. W. . McCullough, G. F. Pcttit, Lyle Reynolds, D. E. DeWel, P. J. Christensen. Koi*uth'» tearing heat wave lost some of its steam finally mth the temperature reaching 100 only twice during the week The drought situation remained serious with estimates of as much as 50% of the corn crop lost. Two dope peddlers were nabbed at the Lngion festival at Burt by a state agent and a fed' eral agent, "the Intter known in the movie and ne\vs world as a 'G' man." H. B. White and R. J. Marring-, ton attended a meeting for alghth district Republicans at Fort Dodge. Sen. Dickenson was one of the speakers. It was planned to organize the eighth district in support of Landon. T. H. ChrischHIet wrote of a visit to a Hollywood studio during his stay on the West Coast. He was given a tour of the RKO lot and saw such celebrities as Wheeler and Woolsey, Ann Jhirley, Guy Kibbee, Ann Soth- •rn, Betty Furness, Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire. Joan Harlow was playing at the Call theater in "Suzy" with . r ranchot Tone and Cary Grant. Lone Rock »«»«»+»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»*»* The Allan Parings, Santa Maria, Calif., visited aunts, Mrs Evelyn Earing, here, and Mrs Agnes Dudding of Bancroft. The Earings are on their way home from a trip to Illinois. Alton Pettit had a birthday Friday with guests the Rober Hannas, Gene, Sally and Linda Woodrow Pettits and Richard who is home on leave, the John Persons and Allen and Mike Mrs. Bernard Pettit, Robert ant Donald, the M. Marlows, and Mrs. Evelyn Earing. Mrs. Hugh Marlow of Lone mission. . , The ; foor finalists in the Algona Club Championship golf tourney were Jon Nelson, Lu- Verne, Pete Langmack, Nidas Dermand and Gene Hoenk. * * * August 8, 1944 Mrs. J. F. Schoby was pictured knitting on her 100th sweater for the Red Cross knitting program. She was proclaimed Kossuth's champion knitter for World War II with 2,473 hours to her credit. Other Algona wo men who did yeoman service according to the Red Cross records were Mrs. A. -L. Peterson, Mrs. M. P. Haggard, Mrs. Joel Herbst, Mrs. H, M. Smith, Mrs: Geo. Wilson, Ada Merriain and Mrs. Dana Paxon. Lt. Mary McEvoy, daughter of Mrs. •.-Katharine McEvoy, was ^serving her third year as an army nurse. She was stationed at Yokahama. Sovon Algona girls wont to Boone to send a week at Camp Hantesa. In the group were Jeanette Sorensen, Sandra Me- Corkle, Shirley Kuchenreuther Carmen Wellendorf, Lois Funk Virginia Fristedt and Julia Ann Bourne. Mrs. L. A. Newbrough of Lono Rock was one of four Iowa women chosen t be guests of Edith Webber's program on radio station WHO in Des Moines. Tho Algona telephone office was described as one of the busiest places in town. Some 25 operators were employed there with Marita Bestenlehner serving as chief operator and Tjllie Ruhnke as chief night operator. Mr. and Mri. §. A. Pannkuk of Titonka would celebrate their 64th wedding anniversary with a family dinner next week. They 'were thought to be Kossuth's longest married couple. Mrs. Chester Schoby entertained at a luncheon in her home followed by a theater party honoring her niece Mary Carol Cash. Guests were Jeanne Loss, Arlene Spilles, Caletta Forsberg, Nancy and Joanne Hutchison and Jane Hickenlooper, the latter daughter of Sen. and Mrs. B. B. Hickenlooper of Cedar Rapids. July 90, 193o Dirof tori of the Algona Community Club yote<J to dissolve and Incorporate as the AJgooa Chimber of Commerce. Board Rock had her 78th birthday July 30 and friends and rela tives surprised her with a par ty, There were over 40 present Mrs. Marlow has recently moved to Lone Rock from Burt. Marine Private Richard Petti arrived home for a 20-day leave from Camp Pendelton, Calif. After the leave he will report to Camp LeJeune, North Carolina, for an eight week school. Jake, Argile, and Butch Pettit were home for the weekend to visit their brother, they are employed in Dysart. The Lone Rock Presbyterian church will have no Sunday services Aug. 7 and Aug. 14, while the minister, the Rev. Albert Bullock is on vacation. Mrs. A. A. Krueger and Mrs. Frederick Schultz went to Minneapolis Saturday to visit Dawn Schultz employed at Fairview hospital. They also visited Ker mit Krueger who took them on a tour of the Billy Graham headquarters. Mrs. Maude Blanchard celebrated a birthday Sunday with some of her children. Present were the John Sones, Laurens, Mrs. Chester Alme, Ottosen, Mrs. Alfred Schultz and children Whittemore, Don Blanchard and Susan, and Jess Blanchard and Cynthia. Hew teachers announced at Sentral school Lone Roek — Robert C. Rice has been hired by the Sentral chool to be principal for the ligh school building. Mr. Rice has been doing graduate work or the past year at State Col- ege of Iowa on his masters der jree. Mr. Rice's home was Hum- )oldt. He is a graduate of State lollege of Iowa, and has previously been in the Davenport school system for one year. He was with the Cedar Falls sys- .em for four years. Mr. Rice is married and has one child. Bert C. Hanson has been hired >y Sentral to teach general bus- ness, typing, one class of phys- cal education, coach boys basketball and football. Mr. Han son's home was Pocahontas. He s a 1966 graduate of the Northwest Missouri State College at Marysville, Mo. He is married and his wife will teach in the Algona system. They will live in Algona. The Sentral community school ward has approved the budget. Sentral school needs a teacher to teach ninth and tenth grade English. The job of custodian for the high school is open also because of resignation of Olaf Oftedahl, who has been custodian for eight years. Mr. Ofle- dahl was the custodian at the Seneca school for many years prior to Sentral high school building. Sentral school starts Aug. 29. The Andrew Thomsens returned Monday from ten days at Boyne Falls, Mich. The Kenneth Thomsens and Mrs. Sue Backstrom, Santa Anna, Calif., made the trip with them. Kenneth Thomsen attended meetings there for the DeKalb Co. for whom he works. The Don Blanchards and Susan are visiting a few days in Minneapolis with their son, the Craig Blanchards. Mrs. Roger Jensen had Anna Mitchell for a birthday party Friday. Mrs. Roy Jensen, Mrs Willis Cotton, Miss Tina Jen sen, Mrs. Erich Seegebarth, Mrs A. A. Krueger, Mrs. E. A. Lee, Mrs. Frank Flaig were guests. The Ted Ringsdorfs, Laton, /alif., were Sunday guests at David Weber's. The Ringsdorfs are former Burt Residents and long time friends of the Webers. The Rev. A. W. Schwandt family came Wednesday to Geralr» Radig's. The Schwandts home is in Ft. Collins, Colo. Mrs. Schwandt and Mrs. Radig are sisters. Charles Mortimer. Helen Sloan spent Sunday to Wednesday with Margaret Hunr ter in Clarinda. Trudy SHipflian returned with her, after spendr ing the weekend with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. John Daniels Jr. of Britt and Mrs. Jim Dan- i weekend with his parents, and Mrs. R. C. Welter. to their ihomes visit in Denver, iels returned after a week Colo. Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Brockling, Mrs. Marie Brockling of Independence, Joe Doe 1 and daughters of Eldora visited day at 'the R. C. Welter home. They all attended the funeral of Victor Loebig at Wesley in the morning. Robert Welter of Mason City was also present for the funeral. Mr. and Mrs. William Welter and family of Carroll spent the ALGOMA TONIGHT, TUES. & WED. Photo by Poundstone. Algona girl married Myrna Kathleen Mino, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin F. Mino, Algona, and Charles John Smith, son of Mrs. Bridgit Smith and the late Lawrence Smith, also Algona, were married at St. Cecelia's Catholic church in Algona July 16 at 10 a.m. Monsignor P. P. Gearen officiated at the double ring ceremony. The bride was escorted by her father. Mrs. Bernice Seller, Ma- rom Ames, Spencer, Graettin- er, Britt, Mason City and Swea lity. She was employed by the Ipsncer National Bank, Spencer, and he is employed by North lentral Public Service Co., Al- ;ona. After a honeymoon in Northern Minnesota, they are at home at 1108 East North St., Algona son City, sister was matron of Cynthia Blanchard returnee home Sunday after visiting the Alfred Schultzes in Whittemore a week. David Weber, son of the David Webers, Lone Rock, has been elected vice president of his fraternity for the coming year. He is a member of the Phi Beta Ti medical fraternity at Iowa City. He is a junior in the medical school and is attending summer session by working in the University hospital. The Leroy Bras family left Tuesday for a three day trip to the Amana Colonies and West Branch with t^e John Van Oorts, Orange City, parents ol Mrs. Bras. The Ed Blanchards, Ben Schmidts and Terry visited their son, the Eugene Blanchards in Spencer. It was the birthday oi Susan Blanchard, 13. The Gor don Hutchinsons were also present. The Frank Flaigs visited their of the groom honor. Bridesmaids were Rose Mary Mino and Rebecca May Mino, Algona, sisters of the bride. Henry Seller, Mason City, was best man. Groomsmen were Joseph Smith, Ames, and Stephen Smith, Mason City. Ushers were Duane Price, Wesley and Marvin Lollier, Algona. Michael Kajewski and Robert Thilges, Algona, were candlelighters. Jane Arndorfer was soloist ac- companeid by Mary Hamilton:" A reception and dinner was ield at Mary Ann's Cafe, Algona Diane Mino, Fairmont, Minn, had the guest book. Kathleen Mino Swea City, served punch and Mrs. Kathrine Mino. Swea Cit; poured coffee. Mrs. Duane Price Wesley and Mrs. Edward May land, Titonka opened gifts. Out of town guests came Cor with Mrs. Harry L. Maw Mrs. Ray Green and children of Fort Dodge spent a few days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs . . . Manuel Sanabifa, returned td his home in Chicago, 111. after a two weeks vacation at the 1 Jim Mullin home. Manuel is one of the under privileged childreirt, who has enjoyed a two weeks vacation. Mr., Mrs. Harry Maw and,, her sis- tef, Mrs. Esther Jacksott, visited fhUtsday afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Mulllti. v ftlr. and Mrs. J. J. Reed* of Id!swit.!l. Calif. ,were Tuesday dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Meyers. ONE NIGHT ONLY TUES., AUO. 9 STARLITE DRIVE-IN KLGA RADIO BIG FREE SHOW NIGHT ENTERTAINMENT FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY ^_ METRO nUNflffl'llllffiR ,««*« . JOt PASTERNAK ! DORIS . STEPHEN . JIMMV . MARIHH ; I im*BOYD *BE EfflE • STARLITE ENDS TONIGHT JawsGaweft, uNiviRa-wss HUNKR-CHEROME ntiuw SECOND FEATURE 'JUMP FOR ! ITS JUMBO! in MNAVISIOM® and METROCOIO* DEAN JAGGER CHARLESWA D LTER8 — SECOND BIG FEATURE — •Tony Curtis * Christine Kaufmann andWonderfur/, in fiitman COLOR •£* *<**«* Monsieur Cognac daughter Mrs. Dean Jorgenson Mrs. Jorgenson is recovering from recent surgery. The Frank Flaigs attended a picnic Sunday at Tuttle Lake by the Blacksmith and Welders Organization. The Phillip Ballards, Algona, spent Monday evening with the Bernard Millers. Mrs. Eugene Thompson, Lone Rock, began work Monday at Sentral school. She will be secretary at the high school building. Mrs, Thompson has been employed for the past few years at the Iowa State bank in Algona. The George Kissners visited their daughter, Mrs. Darrell Long, and family in Bettendorf recently. ./ i I n i<)n Vgur Complete Program ... KOSSUTH COUNTY ••••••••••••••••••i FAIR 4 DAYS! August 16-17-18-19 Only IN TNE ADVANCE THE OLD GOAT STOCK CAR RACES Whimsical and irreverent comment on the patting scene, women's fashions, television, and whatever hits the droll fancy of the writer to prod to set how high they jump. Only in the Advance. Alto only in The Advance — Harlan Miller, Dear Abby, -Almanac, Full Editorial Page, In- vetter't Guide, John Henry's "Wit By lowans", At The Algona, PLUS COMPLETE NEWS - COMPLETE SPQIT* - MORI PICTURES -TUESDAY- Demolition Derby FRIDAY Super Modified Championship -THURSDAY- 2 p.m. ft 8:00 p.m. Gene Holler's Program of the Fair Monday, August 15 1:00 p.m.—Judging of horses. 3:00 p.m.—Judging of 4-H projects (Home Economic) WILD ANIMAL SHOW Tuesday, August 16 8:00 a.m.—Judging of Purebred Swine and 4-H exhibits (non-livestock and Home Economic) 9:00 a.m.—Judging of Floral Hall exhibits, 4-H Garden! Poultry and Rabbits and Crops. 10:00 a.m.—Dress Revue Interviews. 1:00 p.m.—Judging of dairy. !. 2:30 p.m.—County Dress Revue and 4-H Talent (grandstand). 8:30 p.m.—Stock Car Race and Demolition Derby, Wednesday, August IT 8:00 a.m.—Judging of purebred beef heifers and 4-H exhibits (Home Economic). 8:15 a.m.—Judging of baby beef. 3:00 p.m.—4-H Dog Obedience Show. 7:30 p.m.—Tractor pulling contest. Thursday, August 18 8:30 a.m.—Judging of market lambs, followed by purebred sheep 10:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.—Judging of market swine. 2:00 p.m.—Gene Holters Wild Animal Show. 6:00 p.m.—Free Barbecue. 8:00 p.m.—Gene Holters Wild Animal Show. FREE BEEF BARBECUE BEGINNING AT 6:00 P.M. Thursday Sponsored by Kossuth County Merchants & Beef Producers Friday, Angntl 19 8:00 a.m.—Sale of sheep and swine. 9:00 a.m.—Sale of baby beef. 8:30 p.m.—Stock Car Race (Kossuth County Fair Championship.) $1,000 guaranteed purse. WEDNESDAY NIGHT - 7:30 P.M. PLUS THESE Attractions Baby Beef Sale Livestock Judging Commercial Exhibits Midway rides t shows MERRIAM'S MIDWAY will be at the Fair All Four Days!
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