Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on November 17, 1966 · Page 15
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 15

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, November 17, 1966
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10 * 20 * 30 Years Ago By Molly MaeDonald ' A weekly feature of by-gone rlavs *»»«*»»»»»»»»»+»•»««»»» ALCONA (l«wi) APVANCI-3 THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 19*6 November 8, 1956 In the only two election eon- tests on the ccxvnty Isvel, Marc Moore, republican,' dh!!ea,ted Herman S'tuder -for auditor and democrat Gordon WinJet won the oo<'.in,ty attorney pttet 6ver incumbent Lour.s Ni.teh.3ls. Duane Dewel defeated B-'irl Rideoiit'of Estherville for state The Selective Service office reported three roc-aril enlistments Philip V. KC'hlhaa-s of Ail gona, Army; Robert J. Batt, Burt, Army (reenlistment); and Francis W. Metzan, Algona, Navy Reserve. • ' G. P. "Pat" Culleh had purr chased the Demer Hardware store in Storm Lake,' and had taken possession that Week; He had been in partnership with' his brother Edward in the Kohl' haas Hardware in Algona,for the previous eight years. The Algona junior class was to present the play "The Little Minister" the following week. The cast included Wayne Williams, Judy Lowmah,; Peggy Hardgrove, Roger Keith, Larry Hutzell, Marilyn Peglow, Karen Hutchins, Nicki Clark, Dennis Schoby, Jackie Cook and Bonnie Elliott. New officers in the St. John's Ladies Aid at Burt were: president. Mrs. Richard ILavrenz; vice president, Mrs. B. E. Miller; secretary, Mrs. Eugene Meyer and treasurer, Mrs. Lawrence Preslhus. Mrs. Eugene Furst gave a party in honor of the sixth birtlv day of her daughter Janet. Guests were Kathy and Ruth Bittinger, Vicki Anderson, Kathy Buchanan, Deborah Cook, Jean- m'e Jorgenson, Suzanne McGinnis, Debbie Pecoy and Nancy Wagner. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Schulze of Bode accompanied Harley Scudamore, a farm .ti'aine© from Hereford, England, to Des Moines whore he joined a party of other foreign trainees enroiite back to their home. Mr. and Mrs. Schulze were the Englishman's sponsors and hosts during his 10-monith. stay here. A varsity squad of 12 men including only two lettermen 1 had begun drills for Algona's basketball opener against Belmond in two weeks. The lelitermen were Bob' S-lobe and Ted Finley. Coaoh Harold Shugart had several prospects from the last year's frosh-soph team including juniors Howie Funk and Jerry Rupp and sophomore Jim Cowan. November 14, 1946 The annual Congregational mooting was held in the Congregational church and officers for the ensuing year were elected: Mrs. Jean Wadsworth, clerk- Lewis K. Ferguson, treasurer; D. D. Paxson, R. H. Miller, A. Z Slagle, C. R. LaBarre, G, W. Stillman, James Merryman, M. J. Mowers, M. E. Griggs, H. R. Cowan and Lloyd Bohannon, directors. Mrs. George Burnet, the former Betty Riggs, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. J. A. Riggs, Wesley, was to leave the next week for Japan to join 'her husband a first lieutenant in the Army ai Kauriaawa. Armistice Day services were held Nov. 11 at the high school auditorium under the auspices of 'Hagg Post of the Legion, W. E. McGrew, commander. Rev, O. W. Brand was the main speaker. Joan, daughter of the E, L, Wolcotts, was pictured as she rev ceived her crown as hom^com,- ing queen of the Algona high school. Her attendants were De* lores Buss, Virginia Scanlon and Marjorie Dewel. "Wesley Bartlett, former teacher at Eagle Grove and elsewhere, now of the Foster furniture store here, recently became a member of the Kiwanis club.' Fenton's blacksmith, E, K Fauerby, sold his equipment al auction alter trying^ unsuccessfully to find a buyerfof the business. Seventy-five Methftdjst mtn were treated to a turfcey dinner With all the trimmings »the Al gona hotel. C. R. Sclioby contributed the turkeys a«4 w»- re^t a the expense was talffn, c$re o byM. O. Norton. November 5,1934 The l»«d sfory that w»efc fn- nounced "KossutJi Couaty. joined tJie rest of the fl»tw»i "• " J iii Voting with a whobp for Koo- sevelt and other democrats from top td bottom of the ballot." Al< goria's U. S. Senator L J, bick* enson was swept out of office in the democratic landslide. All demttcfali^ candidates for coun> ty^ dlficfe wii'S eldeted in the avalanche: auditor, .Earl S. (Duke) Kinsey, Bancte»tt; treasurer, M. J. ftuiffy; clerH,; Kathef' ihe Mofcvovy; ; .record.^/ J. J. Dobleyi •tounty 'attorney, L. A. Winkeli and sheriff, Oii*ey Loss. R. H. Miller, president of the Iowa State Sank, bought a 240- acre farm in Cresco township for $65 an acre. Pojtma»ter anil Mrs. W. W. Sullivan 1 and Mi-; afld Mrs. \yalt- er Lb^fertz planned to leave that week;: on a tvitp-^esk trip'eii^,. They Were to,"motdr" to New York' 'aikl vvould attend the Notre Dame-Navy football gamo there,:'-];.:. ' ;V';. ; Pictured was Mrs. Char Its A. >u Oh'?rm,3 11, Grosse Point, Hich., ths former Mary Janice Rice, -whotie wedding. Oct. 24 wa he social event of the season. Under the headHne "Booze Question is Discussed," ran a stpry^pn, the observance of Inr bernatidnaj Temperance Sunday atLakbta. Bargain of the week: 20 Ibs. p^ axel grease;in galvanized.ho§ pan ior .$1 at one of the local Hardware storey : ' A Congregational Sunday school clasps J was entertained\'ai a Halloween party/ Each member brought a', guest and i in attendance-were Bot>, Neviile, ; pioik Palmer; George Duttoh, Burns Nugeht, James Kenefick, Glen Colbefg, Bob Wilson, Herbert Mathes, Owen Nichols, Gerald Peterson, Mart Scheme! and Nick Maharas. From Twenty Years Ago (1916): "In a high school declamatory W/ris TV set in contest MiTCH TAYLOR (right), of the Algona FloUr & Feed Co, is shown accepting a certificate arid a portable TV &t as a prize for being a winner in the Agrico 1966 dealer sweepstakes contest, which continued Wer a 6-month period. Roger O. Rohlck, district manager for Agrico, is shown at/left presenttirtfe; Mr. Taylor with the award.^The contest was nationwide • *•-.• •• '; '•'•'• '' -V ' '••;'.- '•' >•-'•- ' ' • . •' • _i . _ c Good Hope Methodist contest Roland Paine won first; Chesiter Falkenhainer, second .Frances Quinn won first in Vinna Vinoenit .Others in the dramatics, with s. close second. contest were Eugene Murtagh, Eugenie Kenefick, Burl F. Dewel, Elizabeth Dickinson, Maxine Momyer and Isabel Huitchinson. H. C. Adams had sold his Algona State Bank stock to .C. H. Beardsley, assistant casher. The deal .automatically retired Mr. Adams '.from the bank's vice presidency. C. T. Ohubb was president; F. W. Dingley, cash ' : Trout Harold Teeters, Green e, caught a "lunker" trout while ishinig at Richmond Springs which Weighed 8 pounds and ivas 23% .inches long. .'•>• :•' • .-ton* Rock - . ; .'\./.. . Tuesday, NbyiIS •;•' . 8:00 p;ni. — Suib-districit Quarterly Conference, Good Hope. Thursday, Nov. 17 7:30 p.m. — MYF and Choir Practice. : Sunday, Nov. 20 . 10:00 a.m. — Sunday School. 11:00 a.mv-r-.Worship Service. Sermon, "For Everything Give Thanks". 7:30 p.m. — Happy Scrappers Young Adult group. ' Wednesday, Nov. 23 7:30 p.m. — Union Thanks^ giving Services for Algona ;Protr sstanit Churches which cooperate in the Alg&na Mindsterialftlhion, this service to be at Godd Hope Methodist. ' '. ' Congregational R«y. Frank H«rc«y' • . ."' Algona '">;>-; Thursday, Nov. 17*, 1:30 p.m. — Women's^Fellowship Meeting. ; ' 1:30 p.m. ^-' Sewing for;;-Mis- 10:30 a.m. —Second Year Confirmation. Sunday, Nov. 20 9:45 a.m. — Church School. 11:00 a.m. — Divine Worship 11:00 a.m. — Nursery in Gen tor during Worship. 5:00 p.m. — Youth Fellowship Monday, Nov. 21 11:00 a.m. — Ministers an Wive* of Jfcrtii . tion'will meet in Center. Wednesday, Nov. 23 7:30 p.m. — Thanksgiving Services at Good Hope Methodist ChUreh. Evangelical Free Rev. Cuftli AfidtttM Wesley Thursday, Nov. 17 7:30 p.m. — Free Church foufch Fellowship. Sunday, Nov. 20 9:30 a.m. Worship Service. 10 30 a.m. Sunday School. 7.30 p m. — Evening Service. First Presbyterian MM. W»ite» T. Mir* Algona Thursday, Nov. 17 130 p.m. — U.P.W. CiMes will meat "A"-- t^tstesses: Mrs Laura Hough; Program'and De vo'iions: Mrs. Wendell Feaster 'B" - Hostesses: Mrs. Crawford and Mrs Glenn Stray ei, Program and Devotnohs: MiiS. Alwin Huemhold, "C" - Hostesses: Mrs. Kath-crine Krause and Mrs. Andrew Hansen; Program and Devotions: Mrs. Merlon Baker "D" - Hostesses: Mrs. Myra Ostrum and Mrs. Bertha Pommer; Program and Devotio'ns: Mrs. LeWis Merkle. 3:45 p.m. — Youth Club Meeting. Grades 3 thru 8. 7:30 p.m. — Sanctuary.Choir Rehearsal. Sunday, Nov. 20 9:30 a.m. — Sunday Church School beginning with three *- Mornittg war- 5:00 p.m. — O.P.Y.F. Meetittg. Boniia Kiflshdlth; Liiftdi:, Patty r\ .^iji 'I 1 *' \ > 1" " " ' Get more done on a busy day with a Great'for cortvenience—privacy, too. Housework seems to go much faster with helpful, step-saving extension phones nearby. Helper- phones! TO ORDER, call the telephone business office or ask your telephone man. Northwestern Bell -s • 1J -t f * sions. Ford ''1 . . 4:00 p.m. — Junior Choir; 8:00 p.m. — Church goumal meets ohe week earlier, this month as next Thursday, is Thanksgiving Day. 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