New Telephone Directories i\ i iJ I 41 ectory issue. Out March 17 LuVerne Will Five photographs, including the Hoover home, blacksmith shop and the Hoover Memorial Library make up the cover. Claude pointed out that Algona now has 4163 phones, or a gain of 57 phones since the last directory issue. Distribution of 15,300 new telephone directories in Algona and 15 nearby communities will be completed March 17-22, according to J. L. Claude, manager for the phone company here. The directory contains new numbers for all Wesley telephones. These new numbers are for use beginning Sunday, March 20. Algona telephone users will dial only the new number to reach Wesley telephone rather than the digit "six" plus the number, as at present. The introductory pages of the phone book are also completely new this year. For the first time, an area code map of the United States will be found on page two. Instructions for calling long distance and typical long distance rates for calls from Algona to various points around the nation are shown on pages three and four. A street map of Algona has been included on the last page of the Algona section. The directory cover features the new Herbert Hoover National Historical Site at West Branch. Hove Natural Gas Service According to PatMontag, manager of North Central public Service Co. here, it is possible the town of LuVerne may have natural gas service sometime next year as a result of a 109-11 vote by residents living there in favor of the proposal during a special election March 1. North Central will now seek an allotment of gas for service to LuVerne from the Federal Power Commission. Ledyard residents will vote on a similar natural gas proposal of the local firm during a special election March 23, and a week later Fonda residents will also vote on natural gas. $71,830 School Grant The LuVerne Community School received approval under Title I Elementary Secondary Education Act for $11,830. The project is to provide a special program in remedial reading. North Kossuth Christinas Seals Bring $1731 SWEA-EAGLE - Mrs.Dettmer Thompson, north Kossuth Christmas Seal drive chairman, announces returns of the 1965 campaign as follows: Towns: Bancroft - $135.25; Burt - $146; Fenton - $130; Lakota - $87.25; Ledyard $74.20; Lone Rock - $74; and Swea City - $129. Townships: Burt - $65.50; Eagle - $56.50; Fenton - $78; German - $83.25; Grant-$47.50; Greenwood - $70.50; Harrison $89.50; Hebron - $61.50; Ledyard - $53; Lincoln - $67.15; Ramsey - $55.50; Seneca $90.50; Springfield - $53; and Swea - $84.50. Gross receipts in the amount of $1,731.60 topped last year when the amount reached $1,643.14. Get Nurses Caps Marilyn Deal of Algona and Janet Angle of Burt will be among *hose receiving caps at the Iowa Methodist School of Nursing, Friday night, March 11. The "capping" is a symbol that indicates the recipient is well on her way to becoming a nurse. Algona (la.) Upper Oes Maine* Tuesday, March 15, 1966 Demo Candidate, Senate, Visits E. B. Smith, democratic candidate for the U. S. Senate, visited briefly in Algona Tuesday, en- route to Spencer to attend a district democratic meeting. Mr. Smith, now on leave of absence from his post on the Iowa State University faculty, made a strong run for the same office four years ago in his first entry in politics, and is expected to be even stronger this year. 3 From Algona Invited To Show Art Exhibits Sister Mary Iva, Algona Garrigan Art Instructor, along with Ervin Van Haaften and Ruth Kuyper of the Algona Public School art Department will participate in an exhibition of art work by northwest Iowa and southwest Minnesota artist- teachers, being organized by the art department of Estherville junior College and to be on display in its Rotunda Gallery from March 20 to April 7. Sister Mary Iva, Ervin Van Haaften, and Ruth Kuyper are three of thirty art teachers invited to participate. The show will be the first major exhibition in the new Estherville Junior College facility which is large, carpeted, and well lighted, ft will be used for displaying works by professional artists throughout the school year. The public Is Invited to attend the opening of toe show on sun- day March 20 from 2:00 to 5:00 p. m. Garden Club Mrs. Robert Blckert and Mrs. C. A. Merrifield were hostesses to the Algona Garden club March 7. Seventeen members answered roll call. Mrs. Netha Matties became a new member. A table centerpiece, carrying out the St. Patrick's motif, was arranged by Mrs. Merrifield. "It's Time To" was read by Mrs. Walter Boeckholt. Mrs. Harley Troutman, program chairman, discussed insecticides and read an interesting article, "Strange Bedfellows" which advocated planting other plants with flowers to control garden pests- as planting garlic or onions with flowers to ward off damage by insects. The April meeting will be at Mrs. James Hlnton's, with Mrs. Elbert McVeigh assisting. 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