The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 20, 1966 · Page 11
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 11

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, September 20, 1966
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New Holiday Sfafionsfore Is Open Here ARLAN BERGSTROM A new Holiday Stationstore, located at the corner of South Phillips and McGregor streets in Algona, opened for business last weekend. The new station is franchised by the Rite Oil Company of Hampton. Arlan A. Bergstrom a native of Waterloo, is the manager of the new station. Bergstrom formerly served as an assistant manager for Rite Oil in Ackley. He is a 1961 graduate of Waterloo West high school and a 1963 grad of Ellsworth Junior College, Iowa Falls. He and his wife Ruth, also of Waterloo, will be living at 115 South Heckart in Algona. They have two sons John (3) and Nicholas (3 months.) Kenneth Potter of Algona has been named the assistant manager at the station. Other Algona residents employed by the station include Elead Wegener, John Groen, Merle Chamberlain, Leland Brown and Raymond Sankey. This is the fourth Holiday franchise for the Rite Oil Company, which has locations in Humboldt, Ackley and Eagle Grove. T.S. Gentle of Iowa Falls and W. A. Krause of Hampton are partners in the company, which is a subsidiary of the Hampton Oil Company, Inc. Hampton Oil operates gas stations in 10 communities. General contractor for the new station was Sande Construction of Humboldt. Irons Plumbing and Heating and Reding's Gravel and Excavating, both of Algona, were also contracted by the new firm. Will Kick-Off GOP Campaign Sen. Jack Miller will be the main speaker at this year's Kossuth Republican campaign kickoff dinner, according to an announcement today by C. R. Schoby, Republican county chairman. The dinner will be held at Garrigan High School, Algona, Sept. 26, at 7 p. m. Senator Miller said, while attending the Fair and barbecue, "I am ever grateful for your past support and now again for this warm and very friendly reception. I am looking forward to being with you again in September and at that time I will have some appropriate remarks to make about the situation in Washington." Tickets to the dinner are now on sale at $5 for adults, $2.75 for students and are available from all precinct committee- men and worn en and central committee officers. Tickets can also be obtained by calling 295-3983 or 2461 or by writing to Box 22, Algona. Honor Ledyard Woman, Sept. 17, Auxiliary Head A reception was held at the American Legion Hall at Ledyard on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 2 to 4 p. m . for the newly elected eighth district president, Mrs. Gus Simonsmeier. Eighth district American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary will hold their fall conference at Boone on Sept. 25. Bill Goetz is 8th district commander and Mrs. Gus Simons- meier is 8th district president. Former Teacher Passes; Rites Are Held Here Funeral services for Margaret Thompson, 88, who had been a resident of the Good Samaritan Home here recently, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the McCullough Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Frank Harcey officiating. Burial followed at the cemetery at Armstrong. Miss Thompson died Tuesday - afternoon at Good Samaritan. She was born in Emmet county and raised at Armstrong. Following her education there, she attended State College of Iowa, then taught at Des Moines for 25 years. She later lived at lone, Wash, before moving into the nursing home at Bancroft and finally the home here. She was a cousin of August Slagle of Algona. Three nephews and two nieces also survive. Will Ask Help For Children In Drive Here Now that Kossuth county children are safely back in school, some area grown-ups are busy getting ready to solicit help for other Iowa children who don't have parents to send them off to school or do anything else that needs doing for them. These residents are volunteers for the Iowa Children's Home Society. They will ask — by letter or in person -- for contributions for children who are separated from their own parents and need special help in order to grow into responsible citizens. The Society specializes in working with emotionally disturbed children. It also finds adoptive home for those without parental ties, and helps unwed mother plan brighter futures for themselves and their babies. Last year the Iowa Children's Home Society served 854 children and unwed mothers. The Society is a member of 217 united drives in Iowa. Where there are no united campaigns, volunteers conduct fund - raising drives to provide care for the children who have no other source of support. In this area, volunteers are: Mrs. A. B. Schenck, Algona; Beatrice Hildman, Wesley; Mrs. Fred Bentele, Wesley; Mrs. Glenn Gabrielson, Sexton; Mrs. Tony Weydert, Bode. It'a fine to believe in yourself - - * but don't be too easily convinced. Too many people judge right from wrong by which pays best. * Former Algona Resident Dies At Los Angeles Mrs. Stewart Barnes, nee Jane Laird, daughter of Mrs. Cydney Laird and Clare Laird of Des Moines, died a week ago last Sunday at Los Angeles, following surgery. Besides her parents, she is survived by her husband and sons, Steven, Christopher and Scott. Mrs. Cydney Laird was unable to attend last rites. Mrs. Barnes, 44, had undergone heart surgery and was apparently recovering satisfactorily. She had been troubled for some time with a heart condition and had other surgery some time previously. Plan Convention The Diocesan Council of Catholic Women will have their convention at Storm Lake, Sept. 26. The day's activities will begin with a mass at 8 a. m. Featured speaker is Father John Nathan LaBauve, a Divine Word missionary and Negro priest who Algona, (la.) Upper Dei Moines Tuesday, S«pt. 20, 1966 is widely known for his work and lectures on race relations, ecumenism and other subjects. His work has brought him to wide audiences via radio and television. His address at the convention is entitled "Love Thy Neighbor." His Excellency, the Most Rev. Joseph M. Mueller, D. D., Bishop of Sioux City, will also speak at the afternoon session. Many women from this locality are planning to attend. liiiifliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinninnnnr^ fSWEA-EAGLEf H By Mrs. Kenneth Brones 1 Recent coffee guests of Mrs. Lucy Lofstrom were Mr. and Mrs. Howard Pingel and family, Wilton, Wise., Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Melz and Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Steinfelt and family, Buffalo Center, and Alfred and August Melz. The Chris Federsens were Sunday guests at the Louis Feddersen home at Spirit Lake. Cathy Feddersen has been accepted as legal secretary in the office of attorney Arthur T. Edman at Fairmont, Minn. At the Ormal Guinn home Sunday for dinner, guests included Mr. and Mrs. Barton Evans, Estherville, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stonerand Linda, Laurens, Mrs. Emma Gram and Mrs. Carrie Vigdal, Armstrong. Last Tuesday to Friday guests at the Ormal Guinn home were Mr. and Mrs. Allen Jones and sons of Des Moines. The Elvin Godredson family at tended a reunion recently atEm- metsburg. MILITARY FAMILY The six sons of Mrs. Bertha Devilbiss, Panora, have served in the military service and two are still on active duty. They have served all over the world, including action in the Korean war and duty in Vietnam. Mr. Devilbiss, the boys' late father, was a veteran of World War 1. FOR MOONLIGHT MADNESS WEDNESDAY NIGHT SEPT. 21 TWO HOURS ONLY 7-9 P.M. x> - VT ^\y NA-* BLOUSES COMPLETE STOCK Values to $5.98 $000 "KAY WHITNEY" DRESSES COMPLETE * STOCK Values to $6.98 100% WOOL SKIRTS Values to $14.98 TWO HOURS ONLY ! 7-9 P.M. WEDNESDAY ONAS

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