Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 18, 1965 · Page 9
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 18, 1965
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•M'illiMIIMM Seen at the ALGONA By T, M. €. *f H 1111 n m 11 m M n 11 The intention of "Black Like Me" is to demonstrate — for a White audience — just what it's like to be a Negro in the South; and to make the indifferent majority comprehend the unfemit' ting attacks on individual dig' nity that some men and women must contend with each day of their lives. It asks the white film-goer to imagine himself in the black man's skin. There is a certain authenti* city about the plot since it was adapted from a book by John Howard Griffin, a Texas newsman who changed the color of his skin to "live the life of a Negro" for a period of months, ana who sufiercd endless discomforts in his unusual experiment. It's not a pleasant picture to see and yet there is a strong emotional appeal. Conflicting thoughts and opinions are constantly presenting themselves. While each separate incident is vividly portrayed, the specific impact is lost in the number of such experiences. I got the impression, at various times, that the white characters with whom the Negro (?) played by James Whitmore comes into contact, were a little below the status of the colored man. I would almost say that the whites portrayed were literally "poor white trash." At least, that was my opinion and in this regard, I wondered what the effect of the picture would have on a Southern audience. THE NEGROES, as a whole, as shown in this film, were typical of the average colored person in the South. They were patient, honest, hard working and sincere and on occasions that Whitmore took them into his confidence, which he was compelled to do several times, they (answered his questions in a forthright manner. Their outlook on life was that they had learned to live with their problem and were making the best of a situation, while to Whitmore, it was only a temporary experience and without the years of underdog background. Black Like Me leaves one rather confused since it skips back and forth in order to reflect the constantly recurring thoughts and emotions of. a white man in Negro's "skin." Certainly this is a shockingly frank discussion of the problem, with no holds barred and with some rather sordid situations brought to light and vividly shown. Well worth seeing and infinitely more thought-provoking than the average TV program. Winners al Cargill are announced Prize winners at' Cargill's "Appreciation Day" March 13 were announced by Manager Dale Kleingartner, Ladies 1st prize won by Mrs. L. A. Schultz, Whittemore, 2 free dinners at Charlie's Supper Club; 2nd prize, Mrs.. Albert Thilges, Bode, 12" Teflon fry pan; 3rd prize, Mrs, Earl Angle, Burt, 10" Teflon fry pan. Men's 1st prize, Marvin Kollasch, Algona, 500 Ibs. feed; 2nd prize, George Kain, Algona, 300 Ibs. feed; 3rd prize, George Dorweiler, Algona, 100 Ibs. feed. 100 — Mrs S. J. S. Rogers (Seraph), one of Rock Rapids' favorite citizens, celebrated her 100th birthday there March 4, This centenarian is still a busy person with a great deal of in terest in life. Aloono K<muth County THURSDAY, MARCH II, IMS - ALOONA, IOWA y \ J «^/~\r' Donations to funds made for Wesley group Weiley — The Legion Auxiliary met March 2. Jo Meurer reported she took to the Veterans hospital, DCS Moines, 24 bibs and 14 bed shoes, made by two auxiliary members. The group voted to give $2 to the cancer drive, $2 to Red Cross, $5 to the public library, $1 to the sponsored child and $1 for the care package fund for Costa Rica. Eileen Johnson and Mary Krieps served lunch. At 500 Helen and Rita Youngwirth won prizes. TO MASSACHUSETTS The Bill Foxes left Monday for an air force base in Massachusetts. He had been transferred from a base at Aberline, Texas. They had spent a week at the parental Frank Fox's. All were Sunday guests at Franklin Fox's, the Bill Foxes were married in May of last year at Aberline. Bill has seen service "Hew to Murder Your Wife" Mason City, to a Brltt Rest *° fh6 Al{>0n * fht * fr *;Home. The Bill Hoods, Algona, and Mrs. Hayncs spent Sunday afternoon with him. Mrs. Leila Jordan, DCS Moihes, spent the March 14 weekend at Al Wagner's. They attended the, Paul Erdman funeral March 12. Dick Jongcwaard, Wheaton College, 111., spent the weekend at the parental Dr. Jongewaard's. Mrs. Esther Schroeder entered the Britt hospital March 10 Verna Lisi, hailed as ''America's new elegant sex goddess," stars as the wife of Jack Lemmon in the Technicolor comedy, "How To Murder Your Wife/' a United Artists release, opening Sunday at the Algona Theatre. for surgery. Mrs. Edwin Johnson, St. James, Minn., who had spent a week at Fred Bcntele's and Frank Johnson's, left Sunday for Minneapolis, to visit a daughter, Mrs. Emmet Bodine. The Luther Nygaards spent the weekend in Iowa City, with their daughter, Mrs. Gunter Bieber. Mrs. Geo. Eggleston, LuVerne, is spending some time with her daughter, Mrs. Clias. Nygaard. Delores and Carlene Potthoff, Minneapolis, spent the weekend with their mother, Mrs. in Germany, Saudi Arabia, Japan, Hawaii, and other places. EX-WESLEYANS VISIT Mrs. Edwin Johnson, St. James, Minn., former Wesleyan, was a guest over the March 14 weekend at Frank Johnson's. She and her sister-in-law, Mrs. Esther Skow, Boone, also a former Wesleyan, had recently returned from three months in the Johnson winter home in Alamo, Texas. They encountered several snowstorms on their trip north. LEAVE FOR HOMES The Conwell Holbens, Lansing, Mich., Wayne Cleggs, Eaton Rapids, Mich., Lee Smiths, Arlington Heights, III., Darrell Erdmans, Cedar Rapids, and Lowell Erdman, who were called home by the death of their father, Paul Erdman, left for their homes Friday following the funeral services in the Methodist church. SURPRISE PARTY Raymond Hansen was given a surprise birthday party March 11 when friends and relatives representative, there. Waterloo, was The birthday party for Mrs. Marie Starquist which Evangelical Free church women had planned for March 11 was cancelled because Mrs. Starquist is ill with bronchitis and under a doctor's care. Yo Yo club held an annual dinner party March 16 at Van's cafe, Algona. Sunday guests at David Albert Lickteig. Ruth Lickteig, operator of —Thursday Thru Saturday "Racing Fever" 7:00 and 10:00 "Blood On The Arrow" 8:30 only —Friday and Saturday Matinees at 1:30 —Sunday "How To Murder Your Wife" 1:30 - 3:25 - 5:25 - 7:20 - 9:35 —Monday thru Wednesday "How To Murder Your Wife" 7:00 and 9:15 Ruth Beauty Salon is spending this week with friends in Denver, Colo. Many Wesleyans attended the St. Patrick's dinner at Britt Sunday served at the Catholic parish, and many attended the Smorgasbord served at St. Cecelia's, Algona. The Lawrence Koppens visited their daughter, Mrs. (Lucille) Roland Schmidt, Garner, at Mercy hospital, Mason City where she had major surgery brought supper and spent the evening. Guests were the Howard Hansens, Theron Hansens, Orville Smiths, John Paulsons, and Mrs. Alice Hill. HURT IN FALL Janet, oldest daughter of George Ostercamps, fell on ice at the Britt school grounds March 10 and suffered a slight concussion. She was able to return to school the following week. TO REST HOME P. C. Haynes was transferred recently from Mercy hospital, March 8. The Cliff Anfinsons were Sunday guests of the E. L. Att- woods at Clarion. Another guest was Mr. Anfinson's brother, Ed Anfinson, Holmes, who had recently returned from the People to People tour of South America. Mrs. Floyd Armstrong, Debbie and Larry, and Mrs. Louisa Fish visited the latter's brother, the Geo. Raths, Woden, Thursday. March 19 is St. Joseph's day so there will be no classes in Garrigan, Algona, and St. Joseph's parochial school here. Mrs. Herman Bode attended a T.B. meeting at Ray - Dou.- ghan's, Britt, March 12. Plans were made for the annual meet- Youngwirth's were the Ray Dor- weilcrs, Algona, and Chas. Youngwirth, LuVerne. The Frank Johnsons and Mrs. Halvor Flom attended an open house for the Lance Ricbhoff's 40th wedding March 14 in the Methodist church in Burt. The hosts were the Rev. John Riebhoff and Lorcna Riebhoff. Mrs. Marie Starquist was taken to Mercy hospital, Mason City, for medical care Sunday. The Neighborhood Birthday club met March 16 with Mrs. Justine Becker for her birthday which was Feb. 29, and of Mrs. Orville Smith's birthday which was Feb. 27. Mrs. Don Reding and children, St. Joe, were Sunday guests of her mother, Mrs. Justine Becker. They visited the Alvin Beckers, where the Vernon Bertes, also of St. Joe, were guests. The girl born to the Ed Cruises March 5 was baptized Sunday in St. Joseph's Catholic church by Father R. W. Phillips and named Denisc Marie. Mike Cruise and Mrs. Frank King, Algona, were sponsors. The Don Olsons, Fort Dodge, were Sunday guests of his mother, Mrs. Emma Olson. Calvin Armstrong, 14, son of the Floyd Armstrongs entered Mercy hospital, Mason City, Sunday for medical treatment of severe nose bleeding. He had been in the hospital in January for the same trouble. He is an 8th grader in Corwith-Wesley public school. W. Brandows reach 60th anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Walter Brandow reached their 60th wedding anniversary on Monday, March 15, and celebrated it rather quietly over the weekend. Open house had been held for them ten years ago. Mrs. Brandow's sister, Mrs. Ira Braden, of New Sharon with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Earl daughter, Mrs. Don Chllecoate of Belle Maine, were here on Friday, bringing with them a beautifully decorated anniversary cake. Then on Sunday the Brandow children gathered at the home of their parents for a social time and lunch. Walter Brandow and Katie Rogers were married in 1905 at the farm home of her parents in Whittemore township. They lived for a short time on a farm in Palo Alto county and the second year moved to the Rice farm north of Algona. After six years there they moved to their own farm in Whittemore township where they lived till retiring to town in 1940 and their son Gene (E. E.)'s family is still on that farm. The Brandows became the parents of seven children; one died at the age of three, the son Harold was killed in a tractor accident in 1951 and the eldest daughter, Marie, Mrs. Leo Walters, died in 1957. Their children arc: Mildred, Mrs. Harvey Larson, Lone Rock; Lloyd, Fort Dodge; Kenneth, Mesa, Ariz.; and Gene of Algona. There arc 17 grandchildren. The Brandows are members of the Methodist church and attend service regularly when weather permits. the church following the supper. Sunday, March 21 9:30 a.m. — Sunday School, Mr. lion Bitz, Supt. ship. 10:45 a.m. — Morning Wor- 6:30 p.m. — Cherubs. - 0:30 p.m. — Jet Cadets. 6:30 p.m. — Jr. Hi. and Sf, Young People. 7:30 p.m. — Evening Service. "I was glad when they said unto me let us go into the house of the Lord." Psalms 122:1, Church notes ing, April 12. Marion Lau, field Rootart of that place and their FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Algona, Iowa Thursday, March IB Womens Missionary Fellowship at the church to clean the kitchen. Potluck dinner. Devotions, Audra Heerdt; Roll Call, Scripture verse on "Work." 7:30 p.m. — Midweek prayer and Bible study in the Gospel of John chapter 5. The monthly church business meeting to follow. Saturday, March 20 7 p.m. — A supper meeting for the entire Sunday School. Supper at Cunningham's Cafe in Burt. Fellowship and games at ENDS SAT "RACING FEVER" plut "BLOOD ON THE ARROW" Friday and Saturday Matinees at 1:30 SUN. Thru WED. MARCH 21-24 ALGONA WOMEN: WARNING! SEE IT BEFORE tLE DOES! THE WIFE YOU SAVE MAY BE YOU? HOW TO MURDER wiRwirr CUIttTttVM EDKMAYEHOff .TERRY-THOMAS PLUS COLOR CARTOON "BRICK is our business • RESIDENTIAL "Gtntrtl Construction •nil Plastering" *» F*r Free Estimates C*M -» 5-3721 Prothman an! Sons AtGQNA, IOWA ttttfl«t*ttt*tt»tttttttflt dresses 12.00 15.00 Enter the ALGONA ADVANCE "OSCAR CONTEST" OSCAR AWARD NITE APRIL 5 •••••••••••••••••••I PRIZES FIRST PRIZE A year's free pass for two people to the Algona and Starlite Drive-in theatres. SECOND PRIZE Sin-month pass for two people to the Algona and Starlite Drive-in theatres. THIRD PRIZE Three-month pass for two people to the Algona and Starlite Drive-in theatres. - Contest Rules - Printed below arc the nominees in the principal categories of the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences Awards, The winners of this contest will be those whose choices come closest to the official results of the Academy Award. Check your choice in the appropriate blanks. Sign your name and address. Mail your ballot to "Oscar Contest," Algana Theatre, Algona, Iowa. DEADLINE: ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED OR POSTMARKED BY 12 O'CLOCK MIDNIGHT, SATURDAY, APRIL 3! WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN THE ADVANCE! Only one entry for each perion. No age limits. Employees and families of this ntwspaper or Central States Theatre Corp. are nat eligible. In case of tics, the priici will be divided. WHO WILL WIN "OSCARS 1 ' (This entry blank or a facsimile is acceptable) (Be cure to check only one in each category) MUSIC SCORE (Adaptation or Treatment) • -1. A Hard Day's Night. .2. Mary Poppins. _3. My Fair Lady. -4. Robin And The 7 Hoods. -5. The Unsinkable Molly Brown. BEST SONG _l. Chini Chun Chcr-ec. .2. Dear Heart. _3. Hush . . . Hush, Sweet Charlotte. -4. My Kind of Town. .5, Where Love Has Gone. COSTUME DESIGN (Color) — I. Bccket. BEST PICTURE — 1. Socket 2. Dr. Strongelove or How I Loomed To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb. 3. Mary Poppins. -.4. My Fair Lady. 5. Zorba The Greek. ACTORS — 1. Richard Burton (Becket). 2. Rex Harrison (My Fair Lady). 3. Peter O'Toolc (Becket). 4. Anthony Quinn (Zorba the Greek). - 5. Peter Sellers (Dr. Slrangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb). SUPPORTING ACTORS — 1. John Giclgud (Bcckel). 2. Stanley Hollowoy (My Fair Lady). 3. Edmond O'Brien (Seven Days in May). 4. Lee Trocy (The Best Man). -. — .5. Peter Ustinov (Topkapi). BEST ACTRESSES — .,.!. Julie Andrews (Mary Popping). 2. Anne Bancroft (The Pumpkin Eater). 3. Sophia Loren (Marriage, Italian Style). ...—4. Debbie Reynolds (The Unsinkable Molly Brown). -5. Kim Slonlcy (Seance on a Wet Afternoon). SUPPORTING ACTRESSES — .. I. Gladys Cooper (My Fair Lqdy). 2. Edith Evans (The Chalk Garden). 3. Grayson Hall (The Night of the Iguana). 4 Lila Kedrova (Zorba the Greek). 5. Agnes Moorehcad (Hush . . . Hush, Sweet Charlotte). I believe that (name or picture) will win the most Academy Awards. It will fin (number of Academy Awards. NOTE: A picture may win a> many individual category awards g> It is nominated for. In this tie breaker, you must name the picture plus the number of awards it win§.) .2. Mary Poppins. _3. My Fair Lady. .4. The Unsinkable Molly Brown. .5. What A Way To Go. WRITING (Screenplay on Material from Another Medium) — . I. Becket. .-2. Dr. SlraiKjclu/c or How I Learned To Slop Worrying and Love The Bomb. .. . . 3 Mary Popprns. .4. My Fair Lady. 5. Zorbo The Greek. (Signed) (Address) EXTRA ENTRY BUNKS AVAILABLE AT THE ALGONA THEATRE.

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