Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on August 25, 1966 · Page 18
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 18

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 25, 1966
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»r-V^ ;t 10 • 20 - 30 Years By Molly MacDonald A weekly feature of by-gone days August 16, 1956 A 13-year-old Algorta farm boy, Gary Priebe, displayed the Grand Champion Baby Beef at the Kossuth County Fair. His 900 Ib. Black Angus was judged the best of 292 entries. A LuVerne flyer, 2nd Lt. Gordon D. Hip/TirM, was recovprin.c in . a hosni'tal in Le Harve" France, after a mock survivia) test turned out to be the real thing. Lit. Hi en del, along with 12 other Air Force men, spent eight hours in two rubber rafts in the stormy seas of the English Channel. During a water survival practice, a sudden storm blew the rafts out to sea and fog closed in before rescue could be made. Some of the winners in the Algona Gladiolus Club show were John Schemmel, Ruspo'll Glister, Dclmar Kern, Lucille Montgomery, W. W. Gillespic, and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dicnes. Algeria's new radio station, KLGA, went on the air for the first time. Employees included manager Jim Wyohor, salesmen Wayne Jorgenson and Brady Rovn, anouncers Dave Yoeman, Curtis Nutter and George Dresen and office girls Mrs. Russ Hutchins and Carol Finn. Gene Hoenk dethroned defending champion Pete Langmack in the finals of the Algona Country Club championship. In the junior golf tourney winners were Phil Josclyn of Fort Dodge over Ty Thayer of Spencer in the boys meet and Sondra An- Grand champion market hog John Melville and friend from Gaifett Park* Md,, are guests of lis grandmother, Mrs. Helen Aug. 15 at Rice Lake, Wis. He was a brother of Mrs. Garner's first husband, Jay Grover. Mrs. Florence Dumais, In>ter- national Falls, Minn., is visiting several Weeks with her sistsr, Mr*. Nora Garner. The Ray Walkers moved into their new home last weak east of Nora Garner and Nettie Fischer. St. Joe Mrs. Sylvester Wagner Bj&de iftd tratfons tfere g^^r—^i Mler and Kuttiy Eimeirl. CNtf innual aditevettteaU Sft&V wal icild July 30th. Style ftdinlw wirt? „ icrs arfc: Server, Lind'S Gferdftrai * ntcrmediate, Pstrics BoSs; Jon* \ or, Djxis Ke^h.. Diana Bdde, Out - senior demonstrator, gave hIMl* lustratad tilk on, Citizenship which she will takelto" the Stlte Fair. Our next meeting Wil^.be Se.pt. 10 at 'the Call state tffck* PEtric2 Bc:'o, Reporter. •<-*New camera EARL RICH, 75, retired area farmer now living at the Good Mrs. S'isan Lenertz, Slurry i Samaritan rest home, is a fami- Eye, Min,n., and her dauf?M.-irs! liar figure to many Algonans. <j.nd pra,ndson, Mrs. R°n Fi-c'ijHe lived with his sister, Violet *.nd so.n J^rrv. and Mrs. A»n?s j Walker, until she could no long- G?'Sn/2r, Comfrv, Minn., wre er maintain her home, and they visitors here Monday with Mrs. both moved to the rest home John Backer. Mrs. Lenertz and here in Algona. Earl enjoys p<lay- Mrs Becker are sisters. i ing cards and listening to his Mrs. George Ham and ron transistor radio and recently Paul, Ames, are spending this has found a great dea,l of enjoy- week with her narents, the Bel men-t in photography He bought Bomwnns and Kenneth and oth- a camera from an Algona mer- &r relatives wh.ile Mr. Ham is chant for fifty cents during Rithe week at Still water, diculous Days and has been snapping pictures ever since. A friend took this picture of Earl with the bargain camera. ., ::..#"'&• y .,.\*,v.J:vflt.. ". <*\},-.;'*.!iV*J» PICTURED ABOVE is David Stetzel, West Bend, who had the Grand Champion Market Hog at the Kossuth County Fair. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. If ignorance is bliss, why aren't more people happy? Just how much does the new homeowners policy cover. My friend says it covers almost all risks of physical loss to a home such as water damage, glass breakage and vandalism. How about replacement value as compared to depreciated value in case of fire? Does it really pay the full replacement value as my friend says? Does it really pay the full replacement value as my friend says? Joe says that you can't get ahead without one on your shoulders. Bohannon INSURANCE AGENCY Algona Iowa derson of Fort Dodge over Sharon Fladoos of Dubuque. Main Stem reported that Gene Zender could qualify as a bird catcher after an episode in Hall- Strahorn's store. A sparrow had flown into the store, and efforts to shoo it back out were to no avail until Mr. Z. walked in, grabbed a broom and coaxed the bird to hop on the handle as he had done with his parakeet at home. He then strolled out of the store with the sparrow still sitting on the broom handle. * * * August 22, 1946 Government red tape plus the threat the city would have to take a material loss led the city ouncil to reject a proposal to ebuild some of the barracks at lie PW camp into veterans ousing units. Forty acres of land one mile ast of LuVerne was sold for 300 an acre. George Miller lurchased the land from Alberl Cinsoth. Advertised specials included teering wheel covers on sale or 37c and steering wheel spin- icrs for 59c ("Backing and park- ng are simplified with this nappy-looking spinner.") "The Green Years" with Chares Coburn, Dean Stockwell and Gladvs Cooper was playing at he Call Theatre. A group of republican women met at the library and elected county officers. Mrs. A. G. Berens of Bancroft was named ^resident; Mrs. Evans Carmean, Bancroft, vice president; Mrs. Bertha Elbert, Whittemore, sec- •etarv-treasurer; and Mrs. Luella Baker, chairman. noted: "Sheriff Carl Dahlhauser's select hostelry had listed on tis social register some more or less permanent guests. At present there are 11 men Ln the jail,' the largest group in nearly a year." In a (acks tournament and a doll show at the supervised playground, winners at jacks were Bessie Humphrey and Mary Jane Fickbohn and those having the winning dolls out of 90 entries were Shirley Moe, Marian Zeigler, Laura Grooters and Bessie Humphrey. Improvements were underway in three Algona stores. A. E. Kresensky was enlarging his new shoe store and would add a new line of silk dresses. Chris- chines and Herbst had started a complete change on the second floor of their store and a new floor and other improvements were ;i bieinig: made W'the 1 ' Goeders building which had not yet been leased but "concerns which include the J. C. Penney Co. are interested." From In Society: "Mrs. Elliott Pritchard, Durban, South Africa was honoree at a one o'clock luncheon given' Tuesday by Helen Dingley and Mrs. W. B. Nu•gent, the latter of Chicago, at the Algona hotel's Pine Room. "Mrs. J. M. Herbst and Mrs. W. A. Lorenz entertained 12 women at bridge Monday night in honor of Ernestine Chubb, Washington, D. C., who had been From the Twenty Years Ago column (1916): "A tax valuation of $53.81 an acre had been placid on Kossuth farm lands by he state executive council. Burt Mrs. George Hawcott The Frank Ryersons and W. J, Crosbys spent Wednesday at Spencer guests at Arnold Qlark's, Elsie Winter was also a guest, Tuesday the Crosbys were guests at Leonard Stenzel's and Thursday the Ryersons and Crosbys were guests at Walter Campney home. Mrs. H. J. Lacy is a patient, at the hospital at Spirit Lake. She " Helen and John Schwietert returned Wednesday from Iowa City. church in Sanborn. Guests Tuesday at Lawrence Doege's were Mrs. Louise Mechler and Mrs. Alfred Boelkes, of Titonka. Mrs. Mabel Reimers, of Des Moines, and Patricia Zwiefel, of Emmetsburg, were guests of Mrs. Myrtle Zwiefel Thursday. The W. J. Crosbys, Jill, Laurie, Ann and Mary Lynn, Citra, Fla., left the last of the week after ten days at Frank Ryerson's. They will stop for a short visit at Kent Ryerson's, Norwalk. , '!!'"' Ttye Donald Krugers, Ashtori, came Wednesday to visit the Wayne Manuses. The Gerald Riedels, Dubuque, were recent guests of L. H. Riedel. Wm. Batt and Mrs. Betty Miller family are visiting the Rob ert John Batts at Fort Leonard uWood,.Mo., and ithe Darrell.Batts at Fort Campbell, Ky. The Wm. Giddings and Mrs Garner attended the fu Okla. The Sylvester Warners arr socnding the weekend with the Martin Millers, Cass Lake, Minn. Banns of marriaee were published in St. Joseph's church on Sunday for the first time for Marian Kohlhaas, daughter of the Raymond Kohlhaases, and Joseph RingSdorf, son of the Wendell Ringsdorfs, Burt. The wedding will be Sept. 5 in St. Joseph's church at 9:30 a.m. A pre-oiuptial shower for Maran Kohlhaas will be 'held in St. Foseph's school hall Aug. 29 at 5 o'clock with relatives and friends invited. The Math O'Conners and daughter, Parsons, Kans., were recent guests of Mrs. O'Conner's sister, the K. L. Kohlhaases, and also visited with other relatives. Rev. Marvin Boes left Tuesday from here for his new assignment at Sacred Heart parish, in Boone, where he will be assistant and on the school faculty. Accompanying and assisting Father Boes with his moving were Bill Reding, David Schneider and Tom Wagner. The Richard G. Thuls are va- weeks with her and Mrs. C. T. Algona, publicity August 13, 1936 Bancroft welcomed home its Junior Legion ball team which had iust won the state championship and then busily prepared for a two-state tournament with a North Minneapolis team which had won the Minnesota championship. Alqona had its first shower in nearly two months—weather observer L. M. Merritt recorded .01 inch. Under the headline "Hotel Dahlhauser has a Full House With 11 Inmates," the Advance spending six parents, Mr. Chubb." Don P. Smith set a new record at the Country Club links with a 33 score. , Martha Raye and Barbara Stanwyck were playing romantic leads at the Call Theatre 30 years ago. The F. L. Pratts returned on Wednesday from Colesburg, la.'; where they attended the wed'- ding of their grandson Ronald Mack Elvidge to Bonnie Sherman. They were married 'Sating day at the Methodist church in Edgewood. Ronald is the second son of Marilda and Ronald Elvidge, former residents of Burt. An interesting news item and picture in the September issue of "Together" magazine says: "When ground was broken for the new St. Andrews' Methodist church in June, the Rev. John L. Riebhoff guided a hand plow while members of his congregation pulled to provide the power." The new church is being built on highway 18 on east edge of Sanborn. Rev. John L. Rieto- hoff, son of the Lance Riebhoffs, Burt, is pastor of the Methodist POUR GOODNESS BY THE GLftSSFUL-MILK Things Taste Belter with Milk Ready now! The remarkable new neral of Ralph Grover, 85, who died Aug. 12. The funeral was Gar r®8!s over nsar Charges of "speed restrictions" were filed against . Joel Priebe, Lone Rock, after his oar went out of control and. rolled over in a ditch one mile north and % mile east of .Whittemore on highway 18 about 12:40 p.m. Sunday. Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst reported the Priebe car came up from the rear on a second car and was unable to stop so instead of hitting it, Priebe swerved to the left and went into the ditch. His car had extensive damage and there was about $25 damage to the fence on the M^ Donnell Bros. farm. NEW, GAS-FIRED,. GREEN COLONIAL 4-H News cationing at Clear Lake this week and are camping. Mrs. Dale Chicoine and her sister-inrlaw, Mary Kay Chicoine, Jefferson, S. D., were visitors •here last week at Harold Reding's. 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