Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on November 3, 1966 · Page 13
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 13

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, November 3, 1966
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10 • 20 . 30 Years By Molly MacDonald ; A weekly feature of \ by-gone days ' »»«»«»eee«eoeeeeeeee»» OCTOBER 25, 1956 A Saturday night fire at Ottosen had leveled the post office and Alriie's Grocery store. Eight fire companies battled the blaze Which also destroyed the apartment and all personal possessions of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Coyle. Less than 48 hours later, on Monday morning, both the •post office and Alme's were back in business in temporary quarters. New York Times Reporter King spent several hours in Al gona in a survey of voting sentiment for the coming election. His report was to be published in the Sunday Times that week. Jack's OK Tire Service was in the process of moving its sales and service departments into a new location at the corner of State Street and Highway 169. Owner Jack Limbaugh said the plant part of the business would remain in the building on Thorington Street. Kathy Bockes and Annette Braynard, LuVerne high school seniors, were pictured with their 4-H demonstration which earned them a blue ribbon at the National Dairy Cattle Congress in Waterloo. torn Kensfick took top honor* in the Advance football contest for the week, missing only two games. Dave Shutnway was second. In the old days, $10.00 worth of groceries would fill a pantry to bursting. Today, '$10.00 worth of groceries won't even burst a shopping bag. Certainly shows how much stronger bags are now, doesn't it? » * * Two homes burned to the ground last month. Yesterday a third went up in smoke. So many are underinsured. Thousands of dollars — not to mention those precious furnishings. What should I do to make sure I am covered to replace my home and furnishings? * * * I'd like to compliment you on your work — when do you start? * * * The best. year around thermometer is a warm heart and a cool head. Bohannon INSURANCE AGENCY Algona Iowa Dr. Jatk Harris of LuVerno had accepted a position as student health director at Iowa State Teachers College, Cedar Falls. He had conic to LuVeme ten years before when the town built a medical building and bought a home for the family. Now LuVerrie was again without a resident doctor and the search was on. Pictured was Tom Hutchison, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Hutchison, who was elected president of the Iowa Association of Student Councils a't a meeting in Ames of 1,000 representatives and counselors from 268 high schools in the state. Calvin Tschotter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Tschetter, was a member of the State University of Iowa marching band and would appear with the band in Lafayettei, Ind., at the Iowa- Purdue game the following Satr urday. The Algona Business and Professional Women sponsored a style show in. the Algona high school auditorium which was filled to capacity for the event. Richard Palmer narrated the show which followed a canv paign theme. OCTOBER 31, 1946 The county Farm Bureau elected officers for the year: Wayne Keith, Plum Creek, president; Herman Dreesman, German, vice president; Hugh Black, Irvington, secretary; EJd,om Shaw, Whittemore, treasurer. Out of state hunters rushed the county recorder's office Monday morning to be ready for pheasant shooting as soon, as the season officially opened. A total of 48 licenses had been sold to non-residents at press time. The last one-room schoolhouse in Harrison township was to be sold at auction that week. It was the district schoolhouse in the southwest comer of the township near Swea City. Dr. J. Earl Burgess, Algona Methodist district superintendr ent, had received a letter from Major Hutton who was the "popular officer at the P.W. camp in its heyday here." The major wrote from Kobe, Japan where he was stationed. Two from Kossuth County were enrolled at Northwestern University, Evanston, 111., that year. They were Patricia Solon McEnroe, Algona, music post graduate, and Marian Lorraine Krantz, Titonka, school of joun> alism. H. D. Hutchins, county chairman of U.S. Services to China, showed a film on China at the Kiwanis luncheon. "George W. Sefrit, vocational agriculture teacher here who spent many months in China during the recent war with Japan, was local guest commentator." cers: W. W. GiUespie, president; G. W. Stiillman, vice president; H. N. Kruse, secretary-treasu<f> er; and 0. S. Rciley, corresponding secretary; Algona high school gridders were preparing to meet Haitip- ton with, three of their key men out with injuries. The. three were Junior Long, Andrew Monlux and Bob Muckey. D, C. Hutchison was elected vice-commander of the 8th. district organization of'the American Legion. Another story by Richard Sherman was scheduled to be made into a movie. "Polly and Farewell," written in Algona the previous summer, had been purchased by Sam Goldwyn. A Chamber of Commerce team composed of W. G. McCullough, T. H. Chrischilles and D. E. Dewel was winding up a membership drive with a $5,000 pledged goal. From In Society: "Mesdames J. L. Bonar and T. H. Chrischilles entertained at laneous shower in honor, df Mary Janice Rice who Witt be married Saturday to Charle* dit* Charme H of Gfosse Point, Mich. "Betty, *t*.yeaf-old rfeuftitf? of Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Harig ob* served her birthday amwver«mry Saturday by entertaining be* tween the hoiirt df 4 ifid 7 o'clock. Guests were Ruth Ann, Rosemary and Catherine Duffy, Ruth Ann Butler, Catherine Mary Gorman, Sue Hutchison, Joan Hoffman, Arlene Spilles and Betty's brother Eugfcne. "Richard Mafhe* eofobrated his seventh birthday with a theatre party, Guests were Roger Slagle, Billy Becker, Donald French, Teddy and JoJo Herbst and Herbert Mathes." Burt Mr*. Goorgo Hawcott WSCS meeting will be held at 2. ttostesses are l\y Simmons, Marion Wiling, Mftry Sl -•— ™--w«— TT •..•VVJUIB^J • + VU.-V** J KJVMfc^lMv'l*) Harriet Black, Esther Hilton. The pro^ratn is by Genevieve Gr* ham and Eowetia Ryerson. Aid of St. John's Lutheran church Wilt meet Nov. 3 With hostesses Bertha Willrett, Viola Dae- ken., Lydia Sthwietert. The mar* ket basket is by Lydia Sohwie- tert, Ivadella Riggert, Mary Lou Madow. There will be election of officers. Mrs. Herbert Voleritine, Truman, Minn., and the Clair Dfex* ters, St. Louis, Mb., are spending several weeks in California. Mrs. Valentine, the f6rmer Tillie Defter, and her brother Clair are former Burt residents. Guests Wednesday at Larry Westlings', Algofia, were the Raymond Westlings, Art Isaac son, Justin Andersons, Rose Westling and Val Gene West- lings The Malcom Nelsons, Washing ton, D. C., visited Oct. 26 with his aunt, Mrs. Bertha Elvidge They also visited the Ed Slew arts in, Swea City and the Wai *«•• VS-II.L *4jx^tiiAj.vu t_'fll/^l l>a.lll'^;vi «'lr Tf U\StJ lllCdftllig YT1** V^ JH^VKiVI. Ctli t*l 1-tJ Jlli kJW.Ca V/llV wIl'U LI1U bridge-luncheon and miscel- the Burt Methodist church Nov. ter Hannas in Nora Springs. OCTOBER 22, 1936 State highway patrolman had launched an intensive drive against careless motorists. Accidents in Iowa had taken nearly 40 lives so far that year. Weather observer L. M. Merritt recorded the first snow of •the season' with temperatures dropping into the 20s. The newly-founded Algona Gladiola Society elected offi- FERTILIZER SALES AND MANAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES Local interviews now scheduled for following "ground floor" growth opportunities; DISTRICT MANAGER Opportunity to manage largo blender, several warehouses and area sales force, College degree desired. Sound experience in fertilizer field rquired as well as ability to supervise and motivate people. Sales Representative/Area Manager Opportunity to sell top quality fertiliser and related product! directly to farmers thus qualifying for future senior management positions. College degree preferred. Fertiliser sales experience desired but not necessary. Excellent employee benefits. Several nearby Iowa locations. Rush work and salary history to: R. L. Plimpton SINCLAIR PETROCHEMICALS, 155 North Wicker Drive Chicago, Illinois 60606 An Equal Opportunity Employer JEWELRY Sharp's Jewelry Wiltgen Jewelers Dean's BUILDING , Algona Plumbing & Heating Carson's for Color Cowan Corp. Funk Plumbing & Heating P. R. Irons Heating & Plumbing Laing Heating A Plumbing Miller Lumber Co- Setter's Davis Paint Store Sherwin-Williams Color Center United Building Centers, Inc. FARM EQUIPMENT ; Algona Flour & Feed Co. Joe Bradley ] Buscher Bros. i Taylor Implnment Co. j Ernie Williams ' Algona Implement ' Algona Produce ! MANUFACTURERS Universal Manufacturing Co. FURNITURE — OFFICE SUPPLIES Bjustrom Furniture Co. Read's Furniture & Carpets, Inc. Foster's CLOTHING & SHOES The Chrischilles Store Christensen's Style Center Grahams Department Store Leuthold Williams (Hub Clothiers) Kirk's Shoe Store J. C. Penney Co. S & L Co. Sheakleys Shi Its Brownbilt Shoe Store Zender's DRUG STORES Honsbruch Drug Rusk Drug & Jewelry ENTERTAINMENT Algona & Starlite Theatres. Tall Paul's HARDWARE Coast-to Coast Stores Gambles Frederick Hardware Store AUTOMOTIVE Viking Oil Co. Dau's Garage Jack's O. K. Tire Service Kossuth Motor Co. Taylor Motor Co. Percival Motors APPLIANCES & TELEVISION Electronic Specialties North Iowa Appliance Center DRY CLEANERS & LAUNDRY Marshall & Swift Cleaners Modern Dry Cleaners Elk Cleaners FINANCIAL Iowa State Bank The Security State Bank Home Federal Savings & Loan Assn. SEWING MACHINES North Iowa Sewing Machine Co. VARIETY STORES Bomgaars Ben Franklin Harrison's Variety SPECIAL SERVICES Algona Advance Aigona Greenhouses Consolidated Co-op. Creameries North Central Public Service Co. Post Transfer Co. The Smoke Shop Ludwig's Cafe Reid's Laundry & Cleaning Village ,V*i' iTt if- j"i "&„' "/Atf^»,? THURSDAY, NOV. '$, ST. wujtr MINNEAPOLIS? STAY IN MIDWAY Twto CitiM MM* Widow/ MOTOR ^^M A. .^A. t^ • '• ' 'A ORTttJl 2 MMOUS RESTAURANT* AND COCKTAft LOUNGIS-MR.JOE'S ind INN OF THE BLACK KftlQHT* 2 SWlMMItNi rOOlS -Indoor H*M«d FMl/Ltrg* Outdoor Pool Mid 230 LUXURIOUS QUEST ROOMS AND •UltU-AII Alr-Conditiontd • Ridia t TV. Unifet-f9.75 I ChlMmw 0ouWM-fl2.7S I Under 14 T»iMr$U,75 I FREE If •KTIRa iM IANQUCT DOOM to HcwuMdM* (rtupi o to 500. AMI (til) MS-Wtt W«Mf MM Mft- (SI* MS-lllt TM« The above picture shows a graphic illustration of the broad area which encompasses the trade area of the city of Algona. The area folks know that their shopping dollar is well spent in the abundantly stocked stores of the Algona merchants. The progressive merchandising efforts of our local stores, and their many merchandising campaigns to give the best for less is one of the prime reasons Algona is truly the heart of the area shopping center. IT PAYS TO SHOP IN ALGONA

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