Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on August 29, 1966 · Page 5
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Monday, August 29, 1966
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Algona stop two Softball teams PICTURED ARE the members of the Weidenhoff men's Softball team who tied for the championship in the league with the Bunnies. From left to right they are: front, Darold Simmons, Tony Schiltz, Vince Bernardo and Dick Heinen; and back, Jim Gray, Bob Cink, Gary Everist, LeRoy Heinen and Doug Downs. Missing are Oscar Froelich, Clete Saltz, Donnie Wagner and Jim Hershberger. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. PICTURED ABOVE, are the Bunnies, the njen.'s^softbjiU^ team which shares the men's softball league championship with the Weidenhoff team. From left to right they are: front, Ken Egcl, Gary Naylor, Larry Helmers, Rick Slobe and Dave Mar- Terry Powell, Brian Espe, Sig Wood' and Al'Pne'be. Missing are regulars Jim Abbot, Kent Immerfall and Doug Barr. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. St. Joe Mrs. Sylvester Wagner The Tom McKeowns, Lake 2ity, Minn., formerly from here, •pent several days here visiting vith friends, leaving Saturday. The McKeowns had been on a lamping vacation trip the past veek. Alice Thilmuny and Milly Genglef, Chicago, arc visiting vith the Laurence Thilgeses :oming Wednesday. Tiie 3isters Shower, a welcome >ack, and social evening was held Monday evening in St. Joseph's School Hall with 90 in at- endance. Lunch was served and :ards were played. Receiving prizes were Mrs. Harold Thilgcs and Mrs. Henry Bormann. The Sisters received frozen, canned, ind fresh products, also coins, ind were presented a beautiful centerpiece. John Wagner, Mesa, Ariz., left Saturday by plane from Sioux Falls after 10 days here with hir parents, the George Wagners. Sheila Reding, daughter of the 3ob Redings, Tempe, Ariz., returned home on the same flight ifter a summer visit here with ler grandparents, the Nick Redings, Algona, and Charles Bor- nwmn*, WMttemore, and other relatives and friends. The George Wigfiers and Nick fted- ings took John and Sheila to Sioux Falls. Milford Plathe came home on Sunday from St. Joseph's Mercy hospital, Fort Dodge, where he was a surgical patient a week. Robert Erpelding, son of the Irands Er peldings, is leaving on ^aturday for Fort Polk, La., for i months National Guard trailing- Mrs. Florian Faber spent the veekend with her parents, the *aurence Elenzes and other rel- itives at Alta Vista. The R-Nu Five Hundred club met Thursday with Mrs. Sylveser Wagner, with Mrs. Tony Weydert, Mrs. Adeline Wagner and Mrs Ralph Reding receiving the "•rizes. Mrs. Reding has the club PENNIES — Ben B. Richard- ori, owner of Harpers Ferry Dumber Co., Lansing, needed a ^heel-barrow to take his penny collection to the bank for depos- t recently. Ben had saved 40,000 pennies since 1934. 10 - 20 - 30 Years Ago '• > By Molly MacDonald A weekly feature of by-gone clays August 23, 1956 Angus Cotton, county republican chairman, called a meeting of all precinct committee men and women at the courthouse to get the campaign underway as soon as possible. The winning 4-H club demonstration team at the Kossuth County Fair was composed of Betty flatten and Sharon Carroll of the Bul'i'alo Booster club. The two girls would represent the county at the Iowa State Fair. Kathryn Johannesen and LOIS Wilberg of the Seneca Stars would also go to the State Fail- as winners in the home furnishing demonstration competition. The new Bell Telephone Co. office building was to be completed within three weeks according to Bell manager John Claude. Don Canning scored a hole-in- one on the Algona Country Club's No. 4 hole with a blast 01 his seven-iron on the 165-yaro hole. It was thought to be the first time in at least 10 years that a hole-m-onc was made on No. 4. New teachers in the Algona public schools were Mary Hays, Mrs. Rachel llould, Mrs. Helen Kellcy, Jamus Meyer, Mary Sawyer, Harold Sliugart, Mrs. Lucille Zerl'ass, JlekMi Stenzel, Mrs. Marilyn (JulliaJs, Mrs. Kathryn lloenk and Mrs, Telma Proper. The Hodgcpodger presided as muster of ceremonies at Britt's Hobo Day and ended up refereeing a lioe for all between the two contenders for the. title of Hobo King. « * * August 29, 1946 Kossuth's newest industry was a gravel washing plant which had opened at St. Joe. It was op- aratecl by the Iowa Sand and Gravel Co. Pictured was Lester Weisbrod of Fenton, manager of the Weisbrod Implement. The caption pointed out that Mr. Weisbrod was the first person from Fenton to own an airplane. He had already made his first solo flight. Also pictured were ten new Algona teachers. They were R. H. Poush, Leon Martin, Dorothy Herzberg, Margaret Borgmeyer, Pauline Ranku, Mary Jane Trenary, Kathleen Mullaley, Rachel Jensen, Barbara Dunlop and Eugene Anderson. Playing at the Burt theater was Wild Bill Elliott as Red Ryder; •'The Great Hero of the nation's favorite comic strip smashes his way into the heart of a ruthless empire of western killers!" August 20, 1936 A damage case was filed over an auto acident in which one car, a Ford coupe with a rumble seat, carried 9 persons. The petition alleged six persons were riding in the front seat which was wide enough for only three but the passengers were two deep. The driver had an adult on his lap it was claimed and the FISHERMEN Labor Day coming up this weekend and you'll get a 3-day FISHING VACATION FOR ALL ANGLERS. For your fishing needs, we have the largest assortment of quality TACKLE in Northern Drop in and pick out the items /ou will need for the Labor Day Fishing trip. FOR QUALITY FISHING EQUIPMENT Drop in at ... BECKER Sporting Good: EAST OF LEGION HALL plaintiff was "convinced that driving with an adult seated on one's lap is negligence . . ." Winners in a swim meet at the local pool included Bob McCullough and Joe Edge, Jr., in men's diving and Margaret Humphrey, Ruby Turner and Frances Godfredson in women's diving. P. A. Danson, Lloyd Bohannon, Leighton Misbach and R. J. Marrington were sponsoring organization of a chaper of the Reserve Officers association in Algona. Kindergarten would be conduct- ad for the first time in the Algona public school system. Children who would be five before Dec. 15 were eligible to enroll. There were watermelon plants growing in the sidewalk gaps •ight in front of the Security ;tate Bank, the Nelson hardware ind other open spots along State Street. The seeds dropped on Watermelon Day two weeks before had sprouted vigorously with plants already about two inches high. From the Twenty Years Ago column (1916): "The second round in a city tennis tournament had been played. Some of the players were Eugene Kenefick, Donald Nugent, Fred Skin- .ier, Allan Dailey, William Pres- riell, Kenneth Stock, T. H. Chris- chilles, C. W. Nicoulin, Donald P. Smith, Arthur Ferguson, D. H. Goeders, H. M. Van Auken, A. E. Kresensky, Doctor Hartman, Samuel Kuhn, C. H. Beardsley and Dr. W. E. Kain." 5-2780 Algon* Have you checked the price of a new Case Combine ? LOOK THESE FIGURES OVER — A NEW "600" SELF PROPELLED — WITH FOLLOWING EQUIPMENT: 13' Header — Hydraulic Reel Lift — Power Steering, Straw Spreader, 66" Rear Axle, Independent Turn Brakes, 14.9 Tires, Corn • Straw Risers, Lights, Anti-freeze, Ft. Sales Tax. $7628.00 This outstanding machine has a 40" wide cylinder, on-the- go-concave adjustment, vari speed reel drive, header throw- out lever, 4480 sq. inches of seaparating area, 440 sq. inches concave grote area — 550 stroke per minute sickle speed/ 2663" of sieve area. Where else can you buy a combine with all these features, with such a high reputation in corn and soybeans as in the New Case "600"? All models 660 • 960 and 1160 have same low price — See us today. Taylor Implement Co. "Your Grain Harvesting Headquarters" 5-2467 ALGONA WHY DOES IOWA WEED A NEW GOVERNOR? Bob Beck says: "Rural Iowa is becoming a land of empty store fronts. That's a needless shame. We can do better than that in Iowa." BECK CAN DO BETTER Vote for Bob Beck - Republican Candidate for Governor Btck-For-Governor Committee, Mm Bromwell, Chairman MONDAY, AUG. 2f, 19*4 AiOONA (low.) AOVANCI-I CARAVELLE has a good ladies 9 watch only $12.95 CARAVELLt division of Bulova DEAN'S Watches and Watch Repair Only IN THE ADVANCE MAIN STEM News and comment in a conversational pitch on the happenings of the day and stories not exactly news but always interesting ... some sports . . . Only in the Advance. Also only in The Advance — Harlan Miller, Dear Abby, Almanac, Full Editorial Page, Investor's Guide, John Henry's "Wit By lowans", At The Algona, The Old Goat, PLUS COMPLETE NEWS — COMPLETE SPORTS — MORE PICTURES J. t tftt*fft«•••**•*«******«*t**< >tf*f»tt« 240 ACRES Saturday, Sept. 10,1966 1:30 P.M. FARM IS LOCATED 1% MILES EAST OF BURT Grade "A" Iowa Land 1 2 THIS IS A CHOICE 240 ACRES WITH OUTSTANDING CROPS PRODUCED THEREON AND IS WEBST.ER AND CLARION SOIL. THE LAND WILL BE SOLD AS A 160 AND 80 AND AS A SINGLE UNIT AND TO THE HIGHEST ULTIMATE BIDDERS. THE 160 ACRES IS ALL TILLABLE AND THE 80 HAS 14 ACRES OF TIMBER-PASTURE. BLACKTOP ROAD ADJOINING FARM. Complete Set Of Farm Buildings 160 80 DIAGRAM OF LAND TO BE SOLD AS SITUATED IN SECTION 30-97-28 1. Farm Building Site 2. Road Right Of Way Of 2 Acres For Access To 80 Acres. TERMS; 15% Down and Balance When Title Approved on or Before March 1,1967, Possession Date. ERMA Z. HARVEY • mmmn t AUCTIONEER - VIRQIL SPENCER, ALGONA AGENT

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