Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on October 6, 1966 · Page 11
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 11

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 6, 1966
Page 11
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»»f 10 • 20 * 30 Years By Molly MacDonald A weekly feature of by-gone days G. S. 'BuchaHan, Bank of |,u- Verne receiver, reported the sale of the northwest quarter of Sec. 6, LuVerne township, to Lewis Wildin for $100 per acre. A flying ear crank resulted in a gash on the forehead for Harry Thilges o<f Irvington. ' Twenty polo ponies had arrived in Algona for an exhibition polo .-match to ba held at the- fairgrounds. The Paullina Merchants were to play a Marcus team, andSpoiis. He 15' survived by. Ms just 40c would buy a ; ticket to the match. Ledyard seniors elected that* class office**: Mlwobd Gfeeh, president; Gertrude Darnell, vice president; Doris Welfare, secretary-treasurer. . Berniee Stock, daughter of A. H. Stock, was to entertain at a tea in her home to announce the opening of a School of the Danes. September 27, 1956 Senator Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota spoke to some 750 people at a box lunch rally at the Plantation ballroom. Pictured was a displaced Polish family, the Nikolaj Gnedkos, arriving on the Milwaukee Road train enroute to their new home in Titonka. The family was sponsored by the youth adult fellowship of the Titonka Methodist church. Seme 24 band queens from North Iowa towns had bsen chosen to vie for the crown of Janice Gabel of Swea City, 1955 Algona Band Festival queen. Marilyn Dreesman, daughter of the John Dreesmans, would represent the Algona high school band. ; From In Society: "Mrs. J. W. Sullivan reached the 91st anniversary of her birthday Tuesday in her usual good health and spirits . . . Mrs. L. E. Linnan, Helen Dingley and Mrs. C. H. Beardsley were hostesses at a small luncheon ..." The distaff side of the house took top honors in the Advance football guessing contest. Mrs. planned. Jay Carlson of Wesley was first, .Mrs. B. F. Bradford of Algona was runner-up and Mrs. Lewis Gilbrlde was third. •I* *T* *T* wife, two sons, four brothers and four sisters. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Fuhk^ate attending the fit* neral services in Mihn&apfoM fo- iy (Thursday). ' ' Fatal storm is recalled by news article Irvington — A September> issue of the Mason City• zette carried an article the dear Lake, storm "of August 27, 1931, in which . Bessie Rist, 50, Algona, lost her life. The article stirred the memories of ma- ny of the older Irvihgjbniaiis : who were shocked and saddened at the time, having known Bessie personally. : - • At the time- of her death she was living with her brother, Dr. Alfred Hist, Aigona: She and Ma* rion Smith (Aunt Mate) had lived for many years in the cottage just west of the Irvington church. Bessie was confined to a wheel chair and was oared for by Miss Smith. When the latter became fatally, ill, Bessie made hsr home with Dr. Hist. She was in the Rist cottage, Clear Lake, when the storm hit about 1:30 p.m. The, coMage was demolished and Bssisie was kill' ed by a falling tres as neighbors were, trying to gat-her through the debris to amo'ther cottage She was the only person to lose her life. DOCS SEEK A heartwarming episode in the ives of two dogs took place Oft Monday forenoon during a thun* defstdnh. Kenneth ftofl>e>j( arid rbfert: ttoseitau, accomp>anieid fry the ftprtey dog, were working in the -field and Wayne "Wickwire, accompanied by his dog, was working in an adjoining field. Both dogs are afraid of thunder and lightning. When the Roney dog disappeared it was assumed she had gone home and was "safe" in the house. Sihe had not returned to the! house-, however, and after a thorough search in .all-the farm buildings, Kenneth returned to the field and having no luck there started checking with the neighbors Tom Altman reported seeing, the dogs .under a wagon ,in his. field and that is where Kenneth found them, huddled together and visibly shaken by the con tinuirfg'btorm ,-' • , CHURCH SEKVICM The Lord's SUpper was obsetv ed Stifttfejr at t%0 p.m. at Irvington. KeitJt Strayef preached the sermon,] rind 'ntodefatot Rev. ftalplr Hiftdman, LuVerne, had charge Of communion.'-iNfext Sunday only, service? will ,be,at 8 a.m. followed by .church school at 9. Th«'change is to- enable Mr. Stra'yer to bS at fytbsert at 10 for the last Mass!service.of the Trinity Larger Parish, which includes Ottbsen, Liyenftofe and Pooahoiiitas Presbyterian church os. The Irvin^ton co'ttgfegation is also invited and it" itf hoped a number; will be able -to attend the services and A pot luck dinner afterwards. Donald Patterson, Vho was taken to St. Ann hospital Sept 26 with pneumonia, was .able to ^(i T HuisnAV^r* *f ii return home' in oxygen aid is a sofrtfhiote,. Called. At the Roney last week Wednesday * tttcfotfd TiedeffianrB, MU Wis. f and Frita Dteyiin Paul, Minn. The ti#fe had also visited her Roy Blythes, Wahkdtt, her brother, the P. D. EstherVille.. THe Drey enroute home from a in Denver. Mrs. Tiedetrt&H«t,.tt the form,er Maude Sahich*lililul Mrs. Dreyling was Sybil JjrW drews, both formerly of Ifvillg* ton. ' ' The Tony Sorensans and Stanley Sor&nssns were at lf , anc Burnett's, Rudd, Sundarfor the Burnott's son Alan's '.first birthday, ' ->*f , ;;-;" >tt Armstrong sisters engaged THE ENGAGEMENT of Carmen Larsen and John Farwell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Farwell, Cedar Rapids, is being announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey C. Larsen, of Armstrong. The bride-elect and her fiance are both employed in the Manitowoc, Wis. school system. A Dec. 26th wedding is being LOCALS October 3, 1946 A letter to "The Editor of the Algona Newspaper" arrived from Edward Kaib, German prisoner of war who built the Nativity scene at the POW camp. Kaib, who had returned to Ger- 'many, wrote (in somewhat strained English): "I hope it shall have been an argument that the whole population of Germany was not infected with the Godless spirit of Nazism . . . I have seen America and I am glad to have seen it ... I would be very enjoyed to have an answer to this letter." The Kiwanians elected officers for 1947. Joseph Bradley was elected president, succeeding. Dr. Karl Hoffman; "Chet" Kurtz was chosen vice president; William Finn, Ray Beamish and Lloyd Robinson, new directors. Mrs. H. E. Woodward, Whittemore librarian, was elected district chairman of the 11-county North Central Library District No. 2. New officers of the Hagg Post of the American Legion were installed: W. E. McGrew, commander; E. J. Zender, adjutant; K. L. Setchell, Fred E. Kent, Jr., and Hiram B. White, vice presidents. Mrs. W. W. Annis and her daughter Beth entertained the women members of the library board at a luncheon for a visiting Sioux City librarian. Guests were Mrs. Myrle Griggs, Mrs. G. W. Stillman, Mrs. D. D. Paxson and Mrs. R. W. McCullough. wft rft •{• September 24, 1936 Kossuth County was represented in a parade for Governor Landon at Des Moines with a float described as an "autobun- galoafer" with banners for Landon and Senator L. J. Dickenson. R. J. Harrington, county republican chairman, and H. B. Whitei republican nominee for county attorney, rode in the float. Congressman Fred C. Gilchrist, Laurens, spoke at a dinner meeting of the Algoma Woman's club. Mrs. A. A. Bishop, club president, introduced Mr. Gilchrist, and Mrs. W. E. Woodward, Whittemore, also spoke. Betty, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. J. H. Edge, was one of eight Cornell college coeds chosen to serve on the women's athletic association social committee. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Egel took their daughter Judy back to Wayne, Neb., Sunday. She is enrolled in the college there and having been homecoming queen last year, came to crown this year's queen, Connie Darbyshire Connie's sister Katliy, a freshman at the State college, Cedar Falls, was home for the weekend to see her sister crowned and to attend the festivities. They are daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Darbyshire. Mr. and Mrs. Phil Hargreave have been here from San Pedro Calif., and have visited with th former's brother Gilbert and wife and sister Mrs. Ralph El bert and husband. They hav been traveling in Michigan and Texas. The Elberts took them to Perry where they entrainec for Omaha, Neb., to see Harr> Hargreaves who is hospitalized there, and his wife has remain ed in Omaha with him. A sister Mrs. E. W. Anderson and hus band, also live in Omaha. Harr has been transferred to the Vei erans hospital and has had ma jor surgery. A daughter and her husband, Dr. and Mrs. Emmet THE ENGAGEMENT Of Caryl jarsen to Gerald Thompson, son f Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Thomip- on, Swea City, is being announced by the bride-elect's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey C. Larsen f Armstrong. Miss Larsen is a senior at St. Olaf college, Northfield, Minn., and is in the bachelor of music >rogram. Mr. Thompson is a senor in chemistry at Iowa State university, Ames, and is affiliat- d with the Theta Xi fraternity. so close to Omaha it is possible ;o visit the patient frequently. Mrs. Dick Biesell spent Thursday and Friday at Fort Dodge with her mother Mrs. Lawrence Sadler and Mrs. Wesley Drake of San Lorenzo, Calif. Mr. and Mrs. Dick Biesell and family attended the funeral services Saturday at Gilmore City for Mrs. Walter Cleveland, 78, grandmother of Mrs. Biesell. Her death was dut to arterioclerosis and complications. Mrs. Cathleen Phillips, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Zaugg, has gone to Fayetteville, Ark. to take a course in licensed practical nursing. '• MK arid Mrs^EVeretfS^bhri and family have moved into the Mrs. Harvey Rath rental home at 222 West College street. On Monday, Oct. 3, Pastor and Mrs. Charles Hawkins, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Lewis, Mr. Den Mains, Mrs. Robert Black and Mrs. Claude Dearchs attended the Iowa- American Council of Christian Churches meeting, held at the Hagerman Baptist church in Waterloo. Mr. John Stormer, author of, None Dare Call It Treason, was the guest speaker. Herman Funk received word Monday of the death of his older Mathiason, live at Council Bluffs, [brother, Adolph, 77, of Minne- Miller Meets MacDonald UNITED STATES SENATOR Jack Miller and W. B. (Bing) MacDonald, Republican candidate for Kossuth County Attorney, wished each'other good luck in their respective campaigns when they met at the Kossuth county fair. (Political advertisement.) The NOW Cars. More than just "new" cars. 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