Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on September 8, 1966 · Page 9
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, September 8, 1966
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10 - 20 . 30 Years Ago By Molly MacDonald A weekly feature of by-gone days AUGUST 30, 1956 Eugene E, Cook, president of the Algona Chamber of Commerce and manager of the J. C. Permey store, was transferred to Jacksonville, 111. William Zinv merman, vice president, would become president until the election in March. A new seven-room addition to the Lucia Wallace grade school building was ncanng completion, it was hoped it would be done by Oct. 1. Rev. Leo Schumacher and Msgr. George Theodald, current and. former til Joe Pastors, were pictured at the blessing of the new convent at St. Joe. The Wesley swimming pool ended a successful season. Bill Loebig was life guard for the summer and was assisted by Donna Mac Bleicli, Judy Pfeffer, Elaine Mullin, Sharlene Martin, Roger Flom and Ellen Root. Under the caption "Kruses bring pictures of life in Rangoon" were photos of the Far East home of Air. and Mrs. Thomas Kruse (Mrs. Kruse was the former Betty Murtagh of Algona) and a shot of Mr. Kruse atop a 1 work elephant in Burma, The Kruses were visiting the C. B. Miutaghs for a few days before leaving for a new assignment with the U. S. Information Service in Terehan, Iran. Dr. Joseph M. Rooney, Omaha, announced he would opsn a general .practice in Algona in the near future. Coach Bob King, Algona high school basketball mentor, was named head coach of West Rocii- ford high school in Illinois, a OMVI charges after this accident post which was considered one of the choicest coaching positions in the midwest. During his seven-year tenure in Algona, Coach King had compiled a record of 63 per cent wins. THIS WAS THE SCENE at the accident which occurred Thursday at 11:30 a.m. one mile south of Algona on U. S. 169. The view in the photo above is to the northwest, with the smashed station wagon and wrecker in the J. B. Winkel driveway. James F. Smith, 26, Lehigh, driving a car owned by the Ray Morhouser Construction Co. of Emmetsburg (in foreground), was charged with OMVI by Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst, who investigated. Smith's car was a total loss, and he had a cut on his left arm. The other car, operated by Kenneth Letourneau, Minneapolis, had $1,000 damage.. He had two sons who were riding in the auto. John, 15, received a left leg injury, and James, 16, had a minor t knee injury. Both were treated locally and released. The Smith car was stopped for a flagman and was struck in the rear by the Minneapolis car. SEPTEMBER 5, 1946 The election ballot for the coming fall would be one of the "skinniest and scrawniest" ever printed in Kossuth with only three political parties on the ballot: republican, democrat and prohibition. The Kossuth rural teachers association elected officers for the ensuing year. Mrs. Tim O'Brien, Algona, was named president; Joyce Johnson, Elmore, vice president; Neva Albright, Algona, secretary; Deputy Supt. Fidelia Skow, Algona, treasurer. An ex-slave laborer, Jacob Tie- fen bach, arrived in Kossuth Co. climaxing efforts of the 0. R. Pattersons of Lone Rock, their son, Lt. Wesley Patterson and the Red Cross. Tiefenbach, a Yugoslav, served four years as a slave laborer under the Nazis and met Lt. Patterson at the time he was liberated. Charles R. Hamilton, formerly of Fort Dodge, took over the Ferntt funeral home. Mr. Hani' ilton served four years in the army air forces and was awarded the distinguished flying cross with four oak leaf clusters and five battle stars. Rev. Luther Loesch was honored with a surprise dinner by his congregation as he completed 20 years in the ministry. Evelyn Dau, Phyllis Kain and Lucille Loesch sang several numbers as part of the entertainment. It had been reported to Kossuth officers that "a second highway patrolman will be assigned to Kossuth county to assist D. S. Hutchinson who has office quarters in the state. Edward Holecek had been in Flint, Mich., conferring with the chief engineer of the Buick Motor Co. on methods of fastening the Holecek radio antenna on the 1937 Buick. Headline entertainer at 'the Kossuth fair was to be Col. Art Goebel, first aviator to fly nonstop across the Pacific. He would do stunt flying and sky writing. The Algona swimming pool was to close for the season. Rollie White had been lifeguard and Frances Clayburn and Junior Kelly had charge of the dressing rooms. Mrs. A. A. Sterling had the lunch stand. Jimmy Neville, Algona shoe merchant whose chatty ads had gained wide-spread recognition, was in rare form: "We have baby shoes of all kinds, all colors, long having babies. We will sup- all sizes. You ladies go right a- ply them with shoes and slippers. Of course it might be well o confine the practice to marled ladies." Shower given Rosemary Ulses by Burl group and volcanoes were of special in-a recent graduate of the practi- terast on the Orchid Isle of Hawaii. On Kauai the Garden Isle, various scenic spots such as the Waima Canyon, Maria Gardens, and a boat ride on Wailua river were taken. After the outer island tour, they spent several days on Waikiki Beach. On the return flight, they visited briefly with Pamela Andrews in Los Angeles. Enrollment at Swea City is up 61 pupils Swea City — The Swea City school opened last week with an enrollment of 560 students compared to 499 last year. There are 306 attending kindergarten through 6th; 98 in the 7th and 8th; and 156 in high school. The largest increase was in the grades, from 260 to 306. L'hcre are four less in the high school than last year. Supt. Ed Stewart credits the ;ain to 67 elementary students rom Grant now attending Swea My. cal nursing course ville junior college. at Esther- She is em ployed at Holy Family hospital, Estherville. She is a 1965 graduate of the Swea City high school. Lone Reck been stationed years." here for many AUGUST 27, 1936 Burglars stole 66 tubs of butter from the Wesley creamery and left no trace to disclose their identity. It was thought that they were members of a gang which had systematically victimized creameries in the north half of the state for several months. The editor of the Advance was contacted by the Gallup Poll people and had filled in and returned their ballot. Questions on the ballot included this one: "If another war like the World war develops in Europe, should A- nierica take part again?" Tht Sullivan, McMihon and Linnan law offices were to move Sept. I from their quarters in the Sawyer building to the sec- pud floor of the new County Mutual building. The new quar ters, according to the Advance would be among the finest law Burt — A miscellaneous shower was held Sept. 2 at the Burt Methodist church for Rosemary Ulses. Hostesses were Carol McGuire, Magdalene Ortman, Ruth Patterson, Isabel Sabin, Vera Schwietert, Frances Dittmer, Marion Westling, Neoma Junkermeier, Elsie Junkermeier Maxine Angus, Evelyn Angus, Shirley Habeger, Charlotte Habeger, Rose ann Ulses, Barbara Harms, Phyllis Wiener, Alice and Jean Lynch, Valeeta Griese, Beulah Dundas, Gladys Hawcott, Vera Brad ley, Lydia Manus, Hazel Mann Mabelline Lovstad, Viola Cunningham, Helen Smith, Mary Jean Andrews, Maureen Vogel, Ger trude Ackerman, Clara Reynolds and Alvina Hasse. Valerie Lynch poured, Marga ret Sloan was registrar and Rose ann Ulses and Alice Lynch as sisted with the gifts. Beulal Dundas made and presented the corsages. Ruth Patterson and Magdalene Ortmann had the program, Ruth gave the welcome and introduced the honoree and guests. A trio was sung by Nancy, Linda and Janet Becker accompanied by Evelyn Mawdsley. A reading was by Vera Bradley. A play was given with children of the hostesses taking part. A humorous reading was given by Isabel Sabin, and a trio was the Becker sisters. Rosemary Ulses will marry Daniel Zaugg Sept. 10 at St. John's Catholic church in Bancroft. SCHOOL ELECTION Nomination papers are being circulated for three persons for the two places on the Swea City school board. Members whose :erms expire are V. E. Hazel- loff, who is running again, and Darrell Newlin, who does not plan to run. New members running for the beard are William rokheim and Leslie Mino from the new area just added to the Swea City district in Grant twp. NURSE GRADUATE Margaret Mino, daughter of the Harold Minos, Swea City, is The Alfred Schadendorfs, Kathy and Janet, Lone Rock, Junior Hurlburts, Harold Harmses, Titonka, Alfred Schadendorfs, of Algona, were guests at Luther Kinne's, LuVernc, last week for the second birthday of Julie Ann Kinne, granddaughter of the Alfred Sonadendoris Sr. The Dave Webers, of Lone Rock, went to Mitchell, S. D., last weekend for the 50th wedding of Mr. Weber's brother, the Mike Webers. David Weber, son of the Dave Webers, Lone Rock, left Sunday by plane from Minneapo lis for California. He will visil Susan 'Less 1 "bi 1 'Chd<vcMlla,' Calif Miss Less and Mr. Weber are both medical students at the uni veisity of Iowa at Iowa Cvty. The Clinton Raths, Lone Rock spent a weekend in Minneapolis They visited St. Paul Bible College and the Rev. Benjamin Meyers, former pastor, in the Lone Rock Presbyterian church. Sunday the Raths went to Blue Earth for the 50th wedding of the Robert Eichenbergers. Mr. Eichenberger is an uncle of Mr. Rath. Mrs. Clinton LaBar, Austin, Minn., spent a few days in Lone Rock with her sister Mrs. Georgia Marlow. She is also visiting other relatives and friends and Sunday went to Dolliver to spend some time with her sisters, Mrs. Vic Whalen and Mrs. Ed Stow. Mrs. A. A. Krueger had as guests Tuesday Mrs. Clinton LaBar, Austin, Minn., Mrs. Georgia Marlow, Mrs. Roy Jensen, Maude ALGONA (Iowa) ADVANCE—3 THURSDAY, SEPT. 8, 1966 rJlanchard, and Mrs. George •Cissner. Shower given at St. Joe for Monday bride St. Joa — A pre-nuptial shower was held last week Monday for Marion Kohlhaas in St. Joseph's hall. The gift table was centered with a miniature bride. Assisting with the gifts were her sister, Mrs. Dean Dodds, and Eillen Wagner, Donna Mullin and Sharon Reding. Darlene Plathe and Janice Thul had the guest book. The evening was spent at 500 with Mrs. E. J. Gales and Mrs. Mae Lattimer receiving high and second high prizes. Mrs. George" Forsythe received the door prize. Miss Kohlhaas, daughter of the Raymond Kohl- haases, was married to Joseph Ringsdorf, son of the Wendell Ringsdorfs, Algona, Sept. 5th at 9:30 a.m. ETTE LOAD n* The Joe Collins and Mrs. Or- viile Matthies and daughter Mary Ann, New Richland, Minn., called at George Wagner's Sunday. Mrs. Collins, the former Kathryn Guttenberg, and her sister, Mrs. Matthies, the former Veronica Guttenberg, lived here with their parents, the late Nick Guttenbergs in the 1920s on the farm now occupied by the Wagners. The visitors attended Mass in St. Joseph's church and visited the cemetery and the Grotto at West Bend. Janice Reding, Colorado Springs, Colo., came Tuesday for a week with her parents, the Harold Redings over the Labor day week. SEVEN-PIECE DINETTE SET BACK FROM HAWAII The Jake Smiths, their daughter, the Dale Bixlers, Wilmette, 111., and his parents, the Mearl Bixlers, of Clarence, returned home recently from a two week vacation in the Hawaiian Islands. They spent a week touring the island of Oahu, including Pearl Harbor and a drive around the island. In Honolulu they visited the Leroy Changs, daughter of the M. J. Lichters. They also flew for a week to three of the outer islands, Maui, Kauai and Hawaii On the valley isle of Maun, the lao Valley and historic town of Lahaiua were of interest. The Parker Ranch, orchid nurseries Set consists of 36" x 48" table with two 12" leaves, six chairs Others priced as low as S 99 :»++»»+»»+»»+*»+»»»+++»»»»»+»»»»»»»++»»»•»+»»++»»+«»»«»»««»»»«»»»»++$ "Once-a -year Purchase During September" A contemporary classic DANE by Chromcraft s | J2 88 This fine Chromcraft furniture is care-free! The polished table top is stain, burn and scratch resistant Melamine plastic, and the spill-proof chairs are upholstered in supported vinyl, over tuf-foam cushions. Ideally sized for dining areas, the round, self-edged table is 42" in diameter, extends to a 42" x 60" oval. Here is the classically elegant look of fine Scandinavian design—yet this set never needs polishing, oiling, or waxing; Its beauty wears and wears. Set includes table and four chair's. The "French Provincial" from Chromcraft is sculptured metal in French Provincial design. Featuring burn, stain, and mar resistant tops, 42"x60". and upholstered in embroidered vinyl "Bordeaux" this set represents an innovation in luxury dining furniture. Read's Furniture & Watson Interiors 295-2216 CORNER OF CAUL & PHILLIPS STREET AUGONA

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