Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on September 15, 1966 · Page 9
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, September 15, 1966
Page 9
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mimmmmimmmHKimimmimiiimimimmsmmmsmmmim A -jMH^- ^^ _ ^^^^^ Salute To A tfotoriil story of what Mmlry MMO to Al|ona and Us rosldontt by 11 of Iko Itatini infastrios In this eoRHMfiity durinc •INDUSTRY WEEK"in this lotion! 10 - 20 - 30 Years Ago By Molly MacDonald A weekly feature of by-gone days September 6, 1956 The Smoke Shop Was destroy? ed by a Sunday night fire; owner John Beiser announced he would rebuild on the same site as soon as possible. Posing with part of Kossuth county's bumper corn crop was Sharon Powers, daughter of Mr and Mrs. George Powers. The 13- foot stalks dwarfed the 5 fit. 1 in: high school senior. The picture was taken in the W. E. Bosworth cornfield south of Algona. Bosworth expected to get more than i 100 bushels per acre. Angus Cotton was reelected chairman and Mrs. J. H. Heel- land of Lakota and Mrs. Doris Miller of Titonka. were elected vice-chairmen of the Kossuth county republican central committee. The piano students of Darlene Skogstrom were to be presented in recital in the Methodist church. One of the special highlights was to bs Sharon De Groote playing Sullivan's difficult composition "The Lost Chord" on the pipe organ. Mrs. Don Meyers was honored at a "pink and blue" shower at the A. D. Crawford home. Hos- Cleon'e Crawford, Dorothy Gade and basketball coach. He was to be discharged from the army short- y to assume his new duties here, September 12, 1946 Oub Scout officials met with Scout Executive Walter Dennis of Fort bodge to plan Cubbing activities 'in Algona. Den mothers present at the meeting were Mrs. H. E. Laitopright, K. Rising, Mrs. Merle Griggs, Mrs. D; A. Barnard, Mrs. John McGuire and Mrs. Tschetter who worked with Mrs. D. E. Devvel with the Cubs. Work was progressing on the new REA electric plant at Gal braith. It was expected the unit would be completed in the fall. Robert McCullough was elected president of the Algona Lions olub to, succeed Don Miller, high school principal, who was leaving for Hillsdale, Mich Walter Friesner' was appointee secretary-treasurer ' and Ear Sprague was named to the board of directors. ; Resumption of the draft tesses were Gwen Egel, Deanne Eisenbarth,.. Jane Barslou won first prize in the Burt Public library sum mer reading contest. ...... Head football coach Haroh Shugart would also be head basketball coach during the school year replacingrBob King who had accepted a job as bas ketball mentor at West Rockford high school in Illinois. Warren Morris, a native of Boone, wa named assistant football and Alqona Rotmth County j THURSDAY, SIM". 1$, 1W6 — ALOONA, IOWA Red Cross fund raising group meets at Burt Cunningham's Cafe in Burt was Iowa from Mason City. the site of the second meeting i Mr. Hersey told the group of ' of the fund raising committee 'the ' and functions of Red member of the National Association of Social Workers and a ichool Homemaker Advisor tor he Mason City public schools. Mrs. Robert Bickert, secretary or the local Chapter, told tne jroup of "Operation Shop Eary" oy whicn the Red Cross lopes to reach every service man in Viet Nam yvitn his own personal bag of articles ior personal use, at Cnristmas time tor.. the'. Red Cross in Kossuth ; Cross, and the necessity oi bring- county. Addressing the meeting 'jng these to the local area. He was Mr. Marvin Hersey, National j explained the chief program Representative for Central Iowa, was to mitigate suffering of mil Combined Service Territory from Des Moines, and Mrs. Arlehe Patzwald, National Field Volunteer from Chapters in Central fter a three months "vacation' sent ten Kossuth youths to Fort Snejling * for induction. They were George C. Rippentrop, Ivan J. Roelfsema and Eugene H. Olson, Lakota; Kenneth H. Knutson, Williams; Charles T. Widen, Corwith; Clarence W. Gingrich, Pitonka; Merwyn E. Koestler, Jancroft; Elvin H. Meyer, Whittemore; John E. Dontje, Gerled and Edward F. Bauer, Swea City. A quarter-page ad proclaimed 'Men Wanted for salvage and demolition work at the Algona prisoner of war camp." Found in the classified ads: "For Sale—160 acres, improved, high state of cultivation, clean, near Wesley, $160 per acre." Algona golfers participating in a Lakes Conference tourney on the Brooks links at Okoboji were D. P., Craig and Donnie Smith Allen Buchanan, R. J. Hairing ton, John Haggard, Robert Beed Julian Ohrischilies, Jos. Lynch and Robert Williams. ivents. : '-', Nearly 50 Algona high school boys reported for the first football practice of the season under new coach Paul Berger. Return- ng lettermen included Tom Bruns, Kenneth Lynk, Junior Long and Elmer Nordstrom in fche backfield and Harold Ban- vait, LeRoy Mathison, Harlan i'rankl, Andrew ;Monlux and Donald Willason in the line. The new Heise building on North Dodge Street had been completed and new tenants were moving in. Among them were ftenry Bunkof ske who would have his barber shop oh the firsl floor, G. A. Wittkopf who would operate a beer parlor and lunch room, Laing and Muckey plumbing firm, Dr. Earl Hoffman, and Van Ness and Stillman. County treasurer M. J. Duffy had received the 1937 auto li cense plates. The numbers were white on a blue background. The Burt schools reopened without the new building addition which-had not J>een_;Cpriv pleted. There were three hew September 3, 1936 scheduled to The Kossuthjstounty Fair wa the following week. Highlight| included hip podrome acts, "a 30-girl revue and several musical comedy as Veterans Organisations, Women^ Clubs, Church groups, Serv- ce Clubs, Boy and Girl Scouts and 4-Hers are especially effec- ive in completing these ditty bags when working together. Each bag should contain a ballpoint pen, plastic soapdish, terryclath washcloth, foot powder, pocket comb, individual pac> ket of tissues, paperback book. In addition, some of the following suggested items may be included: small package oi writing paper, small address book, plastic cigarette case, lighter (unfilled), nail clipper, small puzzle or solitaire game, miniature check ers, chess, etc. (travel games) playing cards, comic and cartoon teachers: W. O. school principal Glenn Anderson, Hulin, high and coach; music; and tary in battle and to aid.service aiiiilies in any way possible. Secondly, the Red Cross is for he alleviation of suffering in ime of disaster. Mr. Hersey iouched on the historical bagiu nings of Red Cross, and the in stigallon of individual programs such' as First Aid and Water Safety and the Blood Donor program. He stressed the fact thai while occasionally in the pas! nominal charges were made to some services in some areas, thi is not true at the present. Ai services are free of charge. Mr. Zip Koons gave his enthusiastic support to Red Cross and its aims, recalling how he himself had benefitted by these services more than once during World War II and in the Korean conflict. Mr. Koons has accepted chairmanship of the Fund Raising campaign for the county, slated for the month of November. Mr. Don Hemmingsen, reor- ganziation chairman, told of the need to raise funds to help establish locally more services. The desire oi the local chapter is to reach more of the families of local service men, and to extend water safety and first aid programs here. A goal of pjoximately.;. area. Mrs. Patzwald of Mason City has generously agreed to assist •• October 5th was sal as daadhnt;' books, small plastic snapshot hoi tor preparing these bags, and it j ders, individual sewing Kit, mat is hoped the citizens ox Kos'suti.i j al mirror, small plastic bags county will rally 'round in pre- (moisture protection for porso.i paring these bags. Direccions ior al possessions.) making these bags are availaolei N O combustibles, food or. it en at the lied Cross Chapter and"which would melt or dcteriorait should be an excellent project for any club or group. Volunteer captains in this area +»•»••••••••»»++»+»•»*** Lone Reck The Fenton Township Homemakers club will meet at the lome of Mrs; Raymond Laabs Friday at 2 p.m. Mrs. Milford Mitchell is the co-hostess. Bernice Jensen will give the lesson entitled "Pride of Farm 'Bureau." Tis meeting is the Organ- national Tea and anyone interested in joining the club or interested in attending is welcome. Mr. and Mrs. John Flynn o>i Orlando, Fla., are visiting at the home of Mrs. Flynn's mother* Mrs. Matide BlafiChard. TJtey" will oe in Lone Rock for about two weeks. The Flynns have vWited several relatives and friends tat, the past few weeks. They have Deen to Detroit, Mich., and Columbus, Ohio, where their children live. , ,» Mrs. Mary Cenrich entertained Friday atternoon at her home for -the birthday oi Mrs. Jack Quinn. Other guests there were Mrs. Frank Haig, Mrs. Roa6 Kraft, Mrs. Jim Long, Mrs. RutH Krueger, Mrs. Harry Schroederj The ladies played Hearts /and Esther Flaig won high prize and Krueger won low prize. , in heat should be included. A! items should be new. Further instructions for making these bag's! thus fair include Mr. Gustasen i ma y De received Ironi Red Cross trorn Ledyard, Mrs. Robert L,y-1 Headquarters in Algona. nch, Seneca, Mrs Won, Green-j Kossuith >s qm> ta is a minimum wood, Mrs. Schiissel, Latcota,' Wallace Hawcott, Burt, Leaiiuer Vaske, Ramsey, Mrs. Ro^e Ann Scamidt, Plum Creek, Mrs. Ohar- ies borman, Whitternore, Mrs. Nielsen, LuVerne, Herman \Vel- housen, Titonka, and Tom Garry, Bancroft. Helen Wade, third and fourth grades. "Secret Agent" directed by Alfred Hitchcock was the top fea turc at the State Theatre. Despite the seasonal warm weather experienced here, tne efforts of tne Red Cross are directed toward the Holidays, as "Operation Shop Early" is launched. It is the intention oi 1 the Red Cross to supply every serviceman serving in Viet Nam with a ditty bag containing small but essential articles. The bag itself is made from inexpensive green or red nylon netting, available of 70, and it is hoped to far.ex-; ceed .this figure. Completion j date is October 5th, in order toi give ample time to pack and mail in time tor Christmas. The lodal Red Cross oi'iice will be happy to accept delivery any day up to the October 5th deadline. Each bag should contain a card stating the name of the cooperating organization or individual making up the ditty bag. With the increased number ov local men now serving in the armed services in Viet Nam, it is not impossible that one pi- more may find the ditty bag dis tributed to him by the Red Cross at Christmas may bear the name of someone .from home. at local stores here in the county. Everyone is urged to take a part in this project. Groups such Advertise in the Advance Largest PAID circulation LOOK FOR FALL Far ahead fashion in the hat that actually 'conforms to your head. Assures a perfect fit always. Shown is the Wale with the smart center crease. See it in a full selection of handsome fall colors. & the training of local volunteers '.'. and aid the captains to launch ;; the campaign. She has been '.'. chairman of Service to Military ; Families for the Mason City Red Cross chapter since 1964, and is BUILDING GROWING WITH ALGONA We are pleased to have been part of Algeria's industrial development. Since 1945, we have watched Algona grow and prosper. It was, and is, a pleasure to contribute to that growth and prosperity. MANUFACTURERS & DESIGNERS OF TOOLS & EQUIPMENT FOR THE FOOD INDUSTRY ALGONA, IOWA 'T^«S^fcS-t M is our • e • and we can't think of a finer place to call "home" than Algona We've always be°n h=>"-v in our decision to locate in Algcna when we formed the Everds Bros. Contracting firm back in 1944. We've seen Algona grow and we've grown with it. Today, Everds Bros, closs betw2en 50 and 100 miles of road work a year — the application of asphaltic concrete to roads throughout the state. We are happy to tell you that approximately 100 persons from Kossuth county and surrounding towns are employed by Everds Bros, for road work. The picture above, of our hot mix asphalt plant in operation, shows just one phase of pur road-building program. Besides building roads, our firm also does road base work and shoulder-building for roads. METRONIGS / INCORPORATED ; EVERDS BROS. Contractors 4r y :: pHONi 295-2765 ALGONA .4. + ^4^.4..H-*-H^*-H.***-H^

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