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16-Alfl6na, (!o.) Upper Dm Molnw Thursday, August t8, 1966 P la y £ d continuously, and the beatnik crowd mingled with tourists, ODDS & ENDS Continued From P. 1 dress-up place. But the Challenger Inn, quite informal and less expensive, tits into a more modest budget and offers just about the same facilities as to rooms, In a sprawling combination of wings from a central village area. It is also around Challenger Inn that the small shops exist. The third area is the Chalets. These are more dormitory type accomodations, where groups of men or boys- or girls - may share bunk-bed style quarters at a very reasonable cost. At present there is a summer music camp being held here for high school musicians. We understand the fee is $600 per pupil, which includes the instruction, the accomodations in a Chalet, food, and access to the recreation areas — tennis, pools, golf, etc. You have a choice of cafeteria selection, or table service, in the Challenger area, from two places to eat. The actual room cost runs only slightly higher than an A-l motel; it's the incidentals you have to watch 1 * * * We have a second story room, two windows, and overlook the central plaza area, with the Sawtooth mountains in the background. There are no TV's in rooms, and no radios. But there are two set-aside TV rooms, where you can watch the monster if you so wish. I can see where TV's would be an unwise attraction here. There are no immediate TV stations, but cable TV does come into the area. However, Sun Valley has something usually cooking each evening, and if you sit and watch TV you're not going to attend the ice carnival, a movie, go bowling, see ahome talent summer theatre drama, take a horseback ride, or go on a hayride, all of which are available. We took in the ice carnival, and it's a real good show, with professionals headlining the routine in their own acts, but with local talent including employees worked into individual group numbers. Tom was in one act, a Little Abner number, and if we'djust had our double-runner skates along, might have volunteered also. Some of the rink instructresses here do make you consider taking skating lessons, however. Informality is the keynote at Challenger Inn, and the guests come in all shapes and sizes, with attire to correspond. There are a few that make you wonder if they got any ideas from Algona during Ridiculous Day. Nobody knows anybody else, so you dress as you wish and do what you want, just so you don't forget to tip. If you forget to tip you become what is known as a "Stiff" in employee terms you're dead but you don't know it! * * * Here in what is known as Wood River Valley, they have a host of sub-division real estate developments going on. Acres of sagebrush in the valley are staked out, and you have a lot of space to select from. And there really are a few new summer homeslaid out in various areas. If you just get water, you're all right, and can even have grass I There are mountain streams coming down, including one that runs right through Sun Valley itself, a fast-flowing brook that the golf course taps for keeping fairways and greens in shape. While we didn't play golf, we did rent a two-seated golf cart, and there is a blacktop road all around the course, hole to hole, which anyone can follow without a road map .... golfers are not supposed to drive their carts on the fairways, but follow the blacktop or along its edges. It is here - near Ketchum — that Ernest Hemmingway spent his last days, and he is buried in the Ketchum cemetery. Just up the road a half mile from Sun Valley we visited the recently-dedicated memorial to the American author .... the editor of the Atlantic Monthly made the dedication address in July. The area also has a newspaper called the Sawtooth Mountain Star - tabloid size, and printed offset. And there is one area radio station, which believe-it- or-not broadcasts, the Twins baseball games. * * * While there's nothing particularly exciting about Sun Valley's night life, there is quite a bit of action in Ketchum. We dropped in two spots one evening, the first a more-or-less interesting, run-of-the-mill, with a swinging five-piece band and beer by the pitcher. The second spot was something else. It looked like an old church and was called Leadville, and here a combo swingers, National Guardsmen, and a sprinkling of oddballs such as you read about, Espresso style. There was a young girl on the drums, a bearded colored gent playing an organ and mouth organ at the same time, a much- bearded fellow on one electric guitar and a shaggy-haired Jad on another one. Quite a place. * * * The airline strike has considerably reduced the usual guest list size, they say, which might be considered fortunate in a way. But it's quite a place for families; you turn the kids loose and have little to worry about. There is one spot on the grounds called "The Place" where nobody over 21 is admitted and the kids from toddling age up have it all to themselves with juke box, dance floor, soft drink fountain, games, and a pool table - so they tell me. * * * Famous Last Line — The best part of any vacation is thinking about it before you go, and telling about it after you get back I Householder Snares Fair Feature Win a guaranteed purse of $1,000 expected to lure some good cars. Householder had no trouble taking the feature following a re-start. He spun into the lead and lead-footed his way to the checkered flag, lapping many of the other autos. In was a fast drive - and a good one. Second place went to Jim Edgington and third to Dick Simpson as 13 cars started the event. Earlier in the night, Gene Schattschneider, Roy Peltz and Edgington took heat races, Edgington nosed to a narrow win in the trophy dash and Denny Hovinga won the B-feature. Most thrilling finish came in the trophy dash. Edgington trailed Simpson through the entire race until the pair came out of the last turn and Jim won by a few feet. Earlier, his win in the third heat came easily after a fast drive. There were several re-starts during the night, but damage to cars was not serious. • Len Pesicka, Jr. took the Demolition Derby title in the event that wound up the program. (UDM Polaroid Photo) Stylorama To Be August 30 At Whittemore The eighth annual style show, sponsored by the Catholic Daughters will be held Aug. 30, at 8 p.m. in St. Michael's Hall, Whittemore. Mrs. James Besch, grand regent, has announced the following committees for the Stylorama: Mrs. Gerald Elbert and Mrs. Clern Bisenius, chairmen; Mrs. Gerald Bormann and Mrs. Lester Fuchsen, entertainment; Mrs. Harold Winkel and Mrs. Kenneth Farrell, models; Mrs. Esther Walters and Mrs. Lewis Duffy, decoration; Mrs. Leo Nurre and Mrs. Vern Bormann, food; Mrs. Norman Lane and Mrs. Earl Schmitt, publicity. Got Up Early Tuesday Mrs, John Thompson was matron of honor and Jean Hopkins was bridesmaid. Richard Thompson, brother of the bride, was best man and Fred Berhow was groomsman. Ushers were Michael vehle and Patrick Geraghty, The bride is a graduate of Burt High School and the State College of Iowa at Cedar Falls. For the past several years, she had been a member of tneOwa- tonna school faculty. The groom received his master's degree from Moorhead State College and is principal of McKlnley Elementary School inOwatonna. Licenses To Wed Three wedding licenses were issued at the office of County Clerk Alma Pearson this week. They went to Everett L. Wischmeyer, Jr. and Carolyn Espeland, Aug. 11; Arthur L. Swanson and Carol A. Shaw, Aug. 12; and Armando Villarreal and Guadalupe Davila, Aug. 13. Divorce Filed A divorce petition was filed in district court here this week. Plaintiff is Enna M. Tordoff and defendant is William fordoff. They were married Dec. 7, 1941 at Fairmont and cruel and inhuman treatment is charged. The plaintiff seeks permanent care, custody and control of a minor child, alimony, support and attorney fees. Record Net A record of $651 ah acre wat paid for a Humboldt farm sold at auction. The 160-acre farm, belonging to the late C. B. Olson of Bode, brought $104,160. It was purchased by the Thoraon Brothers of Ottosen. 60th Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Lee, lite- long residents of the Bode arti* will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday, August 21, with open house from 2 to 5p.m. at the Bode Lutheran church. All relatives and friends are invited to attend. Their children will be the hosts. . __ INVINCIBLE METAL FURNITURE franchlied deafer >* Upper Dei Moines P«b. C*. LOWEST PRICES EVER home/office/store Judging (and the Kossuth County Fair in general) got underway in earnest early Tuesday morning, following a busy time hauling in entries and getting them placed properly all day Monday. One of the early-risers Tuesday was Bobby Dodds, 11, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Dodds, who farm northwest of Algona. He is shown above with a dairy cow he was "holding for a friend" who was going to show it later. Purebred swine and some 4-H exhibits, floral hall exhibits, poultry, rabbits, crops, dairy and the county 4-H Dress Revue were. featured during the day Tuesday, with other judging slated to continue through Thursday morning. (UDM Polaroid Photo) BUTCH HOUSEHOLDER Butch Householder cruised to victory in the feature stock car race before a large crowd Tuesday night at the Kossuth County Fair. Another big race, the Fair Championship event, which is open to all comers from similar speedways in the area, will be presented Friday evening, with | Notes Of | [Servicemen SEATTLE, WASH., (FHTNG) Electronics Technician Third Class Thomas J. Zaugg, USN, son of Mr .-awl-Mrs. Cornelius B. Zaugg of 322 S. Smith St., Algona, Iowa, participated in this year's annual Seattle Sea Fair celebrations as a crewmemfoer of the USS Eldorado (AGC-11). An amphibious force flagship, the Eldorado, a unit of the First Fleet, joined seven other Pacific Fleet ships for the four-day Sea Fair. Upon arrival in Seattle, they were met by three local Naval Reserve Training ships, the USS Brannon, USS Whitehurst, and the USS Tatnuck. Seattle dignitaries presented the force of 11 ships with an official welcome as they arrived under the tactical command of Rear Admiral Julian T. Burke, Jr. During their visit the ships were open to the general public and for divine services on Sun- day August 7. Newlyweds Make Home In Owatonna BURT — Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Reseland are now at home at Owatonna following a wedding trip in the Eastern States. Alice Louise Thompson, daughter .of Dr. and Mrs. R.H, Thompson of Burt, and Elmer Reseland were married In a double ring ceremony at the Associated ChurchInOwatonna. The Rev. Joseph B. Calhoun officiated. VICTO R ADDING AND SUBTRACTING MACHINES Precision-Built/Lightweight • Electric and Hand Operated^ Automatic Credit Balance • 8 & 9 Column Tottilb, .' Direct Subtraction • 10-Key & Full Keyboard Automatic Punctuation & Space-up Feather-Touch Single-stroke Control • Smartly Styled Unbreakable Case HAND ADDER ELECTRIC AS 9 Col. total SUBTRACTORS $74.50 8 Col. total AS '">: Upper PUBLISHING COMPANY - — • ——- — I -— -- •— — "» — w»»wv ijA COCllbCU 1 A iVAtfcJ \* T V^tAMlgy T? *V*» \<\**^*M» l*V*WA>M I-* >J ** W • V " »••*»••• '\J\t *. **.V WftVt JhV* VM » *Aft\* fcJVrf J. f *\S\J hj W** fc^L*I* f\trt /»I Q 9 A/I We're loaded with top used-equipment Bargains, but look at this variety of NEW FARM EQUIPMENT HOLIVEBM 1850 Gas Tractor 1850 Diesel Tractor 1650 Gas Tractor 770 Gas Tractor 4-Boffom Plows 5-Bottom Plows (•Bottom Plows /-Bottom Plows Massey-Ferguson 11 oo Diesel Tractor 5-Bottom Plows 6-Bottom Plows Combines Cornheods GEHLM -^STANHOIST 47 foot, 6 inch diameter Auger Elevator. 52 foot, model 60 Elevator. 2 (two) Stanhoist Wildcat Stalkcutters. Self-propelled, I row Forage Harvester. Pull-type, 2 row Forage Harvester. Mill Mixers Forage Boxes Stalk Shredders rH BMC i (two) New 1966 1000 Series Mi Ton Pickups. (two) New 1966 1500 Series % Ton Pickups. New 1966 4000 Series with 305 V-6 Engine, heavy duty valves. New 1966 4000 Series with 292 In-line 6 cylinder Engine. New 1966 4000 Series Tilt-Cab with 351 V-6 Engine. ^^^^"^^^^^^^^^^^^^P ^•^•^•^•^•^•^•^•^•^•^•^••* ^^^^•^^••^•W ^^^A^i^MMMMMiHiMP ~^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^PBipPBiSP^ fBMuWBBiBlHr ^^^•JH^^^V •ft M ••• ^IK - • • _ ^^k. • • ^^ • • ^^ M^B • ^^ _ ^^^9^^^ _ _ . _. Kossuth County's home for Oliver, M-F, Stanhoist, Gehl, GMC Trucks, Firestone Tires and EXPERT SERVICE! ALGONA, IOWA

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