Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on December 8, 1966 · Page 19
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 19

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 8, 1966
Page 19
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10 * 20 -30 Years Agi By Molly MaeDonald A weekly feature of by-gone days November 29, 1956 Th* caption ever the front- page picture of Santa Glaus greeting a stream of Algona moppets read, "Teen-agers Like Elvis But Santa Is Tops With Youngsters." Twylah Haimtreet, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Ham street, Burt, had announced her intention of leaving her job on the press staff of the White House to be married. The Washington bureau of United Press, in commenting on Miss Hamstreet's announcement, described her as."one of James C. Hagerty's prettiest assistants." Algona paid $69,164 into the state treasurer in sales taxes during the second quarter of the year. The figure represented an average of $281 per firm, one of the highs in this section of the state. Mr. Presley seems to have been at his peak—he made the front page a second time in an announcement of an Elvis Pres- siiop—in, Hie previous week's column j the Old Goat becante this "Old Oat." Remonstrated the O. G., "the Old Goat has a few Wild oats left to Sow. . .Atrijd white they may be 'old oats' it's the best the Old Goat can offer and when a fellow's doing his best people shouldn't throw rocks." ..., . ... ., . ;. the Tltonka library wat to hold open house the next week. Mrs. W. A. Schram Was librarian and members of the board Were Mrs. Jerry Schutjen, chair man, Mrs. Roy Budlong, secretary, Mrs. Honier Downs, Mrs. Gene Krominga and Mrs. Eld Zwiefel. The .Algona Newcomers Club elected new officers, president, Mrs. Jack Stevens; vice-preis^| dent, Mrs. A. W. Rode; secret tary, Mrs. R. E. Barnes; treasurer, Mrs. John: Nauholt. Chosen to serve on the'Christmas din ner-dance committees were Mcsdames Harley Waller, Joseph Rooney, Lee Price and Gene Paulstick. The Hodgepodger was gleeful over the triumphant Iowa Hawkeye team. "It's been a long dry spell—and the nectar is delightful. Roses ARE sweet." ' ; Chris Long of Algona won first prize in the final Advance football contest of the 1956 seaii- son; Mrs. Adolph Mikes of West Bend "Was second, arid Mrs. P:'J. Bisenius of . Whittemore was third. ; /; Mrs. George Jorgenson, Jr., of Fehiton, was hostess to the Town and. Country woman's club. Mrs. William Hantelman was assisting hostess. artnoitiiced a free exhibition night to re-introduce wrestling td the ptiblie after a fotir-year ftbsMc® from the school^ sports t>rograrii captain of the next year's At grid teim at the ley Impersonation contest to be sponsored by the Algona Theatre. The Old Goat was a bit miffed at the gremlins in the back December 5, 1946 Wrestling was to get its postwar start that Week at the high school building. Coach Martin Margaret Durant and her »!»• t*r, Cartde were to spend the Weekend in DCS Moines where Margaret was to serve as chairman of the State Poetry Day committee. Robert Oeigel, Algona tackle on the Hawkeye football team, Was reported in guard position, but not on, the gridiron. Geigel Tues> Was coached for an off-season ed." guard spot by the sheriff in Iowa City* For three days the lineman guarded a prisoner charged in a fatal stabbing;. "This was just routine stuff," Geigel said later. "Not much to it." Then he grinned. "After all, the guy was in a hospital bed." Herman Dreesman was reelected president of the Kossuth Rifle and Pistol Club. Other officers were Earl Zeigler, vice president; W. R. Claw-on, secretary; Albert Boeekel- man, treasurer. There were four M.D.s in the Ldvance's Business Directory ;0 years ago: J. N. Kenefick, J. H. Cretzmeyer, Melvim G. tourne and Robert W. Lee. The lentists numbered three: Karl 1. Hoffman, A. J. Eason and J. P. Herrig. Mrs. George Larson entertain, ed in celebration of her son Wayne's sixth birthday. Guests were Jimmy and David Richardson, David Kohl, Judy and Bernard Dahlhauser and Jim Anderson. The high school honor roll at Lone Rock included seniors Ersel Bierle, Phyllis Hawks, Joyce Marlow; juniors Mymla maxwell Miller. , fen 'of m>, and Mrs. Max Miller, Algorta had been elected t secretory aftd publicity director for the Cornell College band. He was a freshman. A local bakery employee wit injured Monday When a hUgfe steel bowl toppted over l««i hit him on the" head. The news Mam concluded, "He was about toWh Tuesday with his head bandag- Clip a gift! Delight someone on your Christmas list with a gift of telephone service. Here's just one of many Tele-Gift ideas—clip it out as a reminder to order from our business office. Or ask any telephone employee. The 1937 lleenw plate* wauld be issued by county treasure* M. J. Duffy the next week. They had a dark blue background with white letters. The hew high school auditorium at Burt was the scene of Gilbert and Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore. Burt students taking principal parts in the operetta were Harold Weiske, Richard Weiske, Robert Gray, Willard Stow, Carol Fraser, Wilfred Music program for Christmas at Bode school Bode — A.n evening of Christmas music will be presented by the elementary grades of Twin Rivers school at the TR high school gym in Bode Wednesday evening, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. Princess* Phone has a soft night light that brightens, to help you dial when you lift the receiver. Northwestern Bell Nielsen and Helen Schmidt; sophomores Joan Flaig, Helen Sprank and Joan Zwiefel, and freshmen Roger Flaig, Donald Jensen and Kathryn Willrett. Ten officers and teachers of the Algona Methodist Sunday schools had attended a meeting at LuVerne. They were the Rev. O. W. Brand, Wesley Bartlett, Mrs. A. E. Lauritzen, Mrs. D. E, Dewel, Mrs. R. R. Hutzeil, Mrs Edward Hagg, Roy Hutzeil, Mrs Jos. Tschetter, Agnes Bilsbor ough and Leona Smith. November 26, 1936 Judge George A. Heald was assigned 15 cases for trial when court convened, that week. I was the largest number to read trial 'assignment in many year in Kossuth County. Pictured was ' Miss Algona Maxine Larson, daughter of Mr and Mrs. T. L. Larson. Miss Lar son was shown with Miss Fort Dodge and Miss Humboldt in a ribbon-cutting ceremony officially opening, the new paving on Highway 16?. Edgar "Gig" Finnell, spring graduate of Iowa State College, Ames, had won four promotions in less than a year with a ma.- chinery company in Chicago. In his newest position as order clerk, the very first order he opened was from R. P. Norton machine works in his home town. New Kiwanis officers were P. J. Kohlhaas, president; J. D. Lowe, vice president; Frank Kohlhaas, W. G. McCullough, O. B. Laing and Antone John son, directors. Don Williamson was named Woltz, Martha Ruhnke, Ruth Thompson and Mary Ann Smith. A junior high declamatory contest was held at LuVerne. Winners were Aria Dehnert, Gail Stoddard, Mary Dimler, Kathryn Dimler, 'Helen) Jean Mosher and Edwardf Scribriier. Peggy Ann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dqre J. Freeh, cele- .braited her sixth birthday by entertaining small friends from I til 6. Guests were Joan Wol- oft, Barbara Pratt, James Cuchenreuther, Bobby and Jimmy Mason. "Tablet", owned and shown y Roger Nichols of Prairie ;ity, was named Grand Champon Steer at the Golden Spike national Livestock Show held in Ogden, Utah last month. Weekend guests at the home of Mrs. Leona Pflibsen were Mr. nd Mrs. Francis Pflibsen of umbrota, Minn. Sunday dinner guests were the Donald Pfliibsem Martin Pflibsen families of Bode and Mr. and Mrs. Vernon, 'flibsen and family of Humboldt. Mr. and Mrs. Morton Chrisianson and sons, and Mrs. Jlanche Christianson of Hub- >ard left Nov. 17 for several weeks visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Christianson and family at Fort Bragg, N. C. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Dyvig .of Humboldt were recent visitors at the Torkel Aure home. . Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Olson; and family entertained at a family dinner Thanksgiving, Mr. anid Mrs. Clarence Olson, Mr. 'and Mrs. Dean Paeper, Kent and Sue of Livermore and Mr. and Mrs, Miles Cunningham and Tim of Humboldt. Mr. and Mrs. John Lomain amd Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Kinseth were Thanksgiving day guests at the home of the Kinseth.'s dau ghter, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Kin ne of Humboudt Mrs. Carl Opheim a>nd Esther accompanied Mrs. Mar da Bettyhill of •, Livermows io Northwood Thanksgiving day where they Were guests at the Ed Opheint home. Mr. and Mrs. Torkel Aure en- tertairted Mfc afitiI Mrs. D6h> Au» re, Mdfli irtd Beeky* Mr. *nd Mrs. Ron Aure and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Aure for Thanksgiving din* net 4t their h^Wie* ^, Mrs. Syncfva Dale wks a Thanksgiving dinner guest at the Gene Helle horiie in Humboldt. Mr. attd Mrs. Art Hanson visited last Sundiay at the home of her sister, Mr. and. Mrs. Omar Amundson at Iowa Falls. Mr, Bill Chantland Sr. is a medical patient at Fort Dodge utheran hospital. Carolyn Olson, daughter of \Ir. and Mrs. Ralph Olson, had a slumber party Saturday night at her home, for friends in her class, LeAnrie Christianson, Pam :urry, Joan Enger, Debby Tel- ord, Judy Halsrud, Cyndy Hankins and Pat Jacobsbn. They all accompanied the Olsons to Sunday, school and chUroh at the Metliodist. church \n HUmhotdf. Sunday, 'MarciA Kinseth and Vte d King were unable to attend the t*'arty. , , r . { > Mr. and Mrs. tlarV^ Mftdsoll of Bmmetsburg; fere SuHday dinner guests at the Torkel Ail' fe^holfifc. Thanksgiving,weekend guests it the Clarence Smith home e*S their soil®; Kettt and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Smith and family of Great Lakes, 111. Mi>; ftnd Mrs. Max Brehmer of Ft. Dodge Were guests Tliattksgiving <day. Mr. aind Mrs. Arthur Haiftpe are parents of a soh born Nov. 19 at the Britt hospihil. Mr. and Mrs. Herh'ev Nielsoh are the maternal grandparents, and Mrs. Andrew Jackson of Britt the paternal grandmother. The little boy has been named Arthur-'Eugene. He has a brother Andy. Rita Nielson of Des Moines spent Wednesday to Sunday at the parental' Herh'ev Nielson home. Mr. and Mrs. Ron Nielson of Tama were also Thanksgiving weekend visitors at the homes of THURSDAY, OfC, « patents, the Erttttg Malmins, >v Mrs. Anna Rmsing of Hunv boldt spent the past week at the Felix Grillijioti *«*«*-> * -v - ' # -' LET US We Fsatan: .\ • Kohler Fixtures • Gas Conversions • Myers Pump* 'V end REPAIRS - INSTALLATIONS - REMODEUN8 R.J.FUHK & 119 S. Dodge •Algona, Iowa Phone 295-3234 "For Listening Pleasure Unlimited" ,'v You are cordially invited to visit our . . . Diamond Room and view the finest collection of diamonds in this area, priced from $ 39 to $ 350... 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