Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on April 1, 1965 · Page 5
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(taw*) 290 Girl at conference here , Bridged — U.S.A. was the theme of the North Iowa Senior Girl Scout conference, held in Algona March. 26 and 27. Over 290 Senior Scouts and adult advisors registered at the Bryant school between the hours of , 4:30 and 6:00 Friday. The evening program began with the banquet at seven o'clock in the Methodist church. Cindy Reding, chairman of the steering committee, presided and introduced the following guests of honor: Mayor and Mrs. Bill Finn; Sec'y of the Chamber of Commerce, Wm. and Mrs. Steele; president of the United Fund, Jim Kolp and Mrs. Kolp; Mrs. Gertrude Fick, Exc. Director of North Iowa Council, Mrs. Robert Ishem president of the council board, Mrs. R. Keithahn; senior advisor, Mrs. M. L. Jones; staff adviser, Mrs. George Fuller advisor. The Mayor welcomed the scouts and wished them well as 'thfey "started their conference. i After the banquet the group reconvened to Bryant gym > where the evening program be,; gan with presentation of the flag, by troops 220 and 214 of t Charles City. A panel, monitored by Pam Dralle of Greene and made up of three foreign ex' change students was presented; . the girls were Sargit Kaur of India, Salomalala Rakotomahaly , of Madagascar and Maria Consuelo Quitiba of Brazil (who i knew Salvador de Souza) having traveled partway together to the United States when they < both came to be exchange stu- ' dents in Iowa schools. There was folk dancing by all in the : gym until 10:30 when the girls were met by their Algona hostesses. Saturday morning the meeting ., began at 8:45. Speaker was Adol•* fo Franco, Spanish teacher in the local schools. The following . workshops were next on the program, each girl could choose two she would enjoy attending: ' advanced knitting, taught by Mrs. Olive Hansen, Pop and OD are In, by Van Heften, A Look ' At Morality, by Mrs. Fick, who substituted for Dr. Brinkly of Mason City, The International AFS program, Rod Ricklefs, Here We Go (new songs), Mrs. '.-, A. Olson, Mason,.City, "Incredi- t ble Edible" outdoor cookery, Mrs. George Fuller, Clear Lake; The Rights and Wrongs of I Teaching Songs, Mrs. M. L. Jones, Charles City; Crossroads, Mrs. Vernon Rottler, Mason City; Bridging Home and Career, Mrs. R. Keithahn, Mason City; Spanning your Mental Horizons, conducted by Joan Valentine, substituting for Dr. Kelly of Mason City. Because of the weather conditions Drs. Brindly and . Kelly and Mrs. H. Alcorn had to turn back to Mason City when they got to Garner. Two work' shops were conducted for leaders, one on Art for Fun and a roundtable discussion. A short discussion on adult careers influenced by 'girl scouting in charge of Mrs. Fick and Miss Valentine closed the morning session. The VFW Auxiliary served lunch and the program opened i at 1:15 for the last period. The * afternoon session was shorten* ed so that delegates from a dis- ' tance would have more time to travel by daylight. Nan Merrick * told of her experiences at a '4 campus conference at Cazenovia * College, New York; Joanne * Goldstein told about her planned trip this summer at the i All State encampment' in North Carolina. Llonie Jefferies will be : spending some time at our Ca- Satia hi Mexico, which is an ln^ iernatiottal Girt Scout Headquarters house. Twelfth grade graduation exercises were held with troop 414 in charge. Mrs. Keithahn, Senior advisor of the .council, welcomed the girls as ; adult spouts and Mrs. Robert Ishem, president of the council board, presented each of the 40 girls in the 12th grade with a diploma. The girls were reminded of the promises they made when accepting their scout pins and what it stands for—what is expected of them in the future and the hope that they will always live up to the laws they learned when they first made their Brownie and Scout promise. The girls all sang "You'll N.ever Walk Alone" which closed the service. The Charles City Troops retired the colors and the conference closed. All here in Algona Were pleased to hear by telephone that those going to the stormy areas arrived safely. Farm clinic at KC hall next Friday Farmers interested in modernizing and automating their farmsteads will soon have an opportunity to find out about the latest developments in this field of agriculture . A "Farmstead Modernization" Clinic, co-sponsored by Taylor Implement Co. and tho Behlen Manufacturing Company is scheduled for Tuesday, April 6, to be held at the K. C. hall in Algona, beginning at 10 a.m. Presentations, illustrated by films and slides, will cover subjects ranging from grain handling to egg production. A special motion picture, developed in cooperation with university veterinarians, will give an on-the scene report of the surgical birth of S. P. F. (Specific Pathogen Free) pigs. Mr Rex Taylor, manager of Taylor's, announced that agri cultural product specialists will be on hand to report on the latest "tricks-of-the-trade" in grain conditioning and storage, centralized feed handling and hog and beef production. "I'm sure that every farmer in this area can greatly benefit from the program we have planner," Mr Taylor said. "This busi ness of agriculture is taking new turns every year. In order to stay in the business farmers will have to keep abreast of recent developments," he went on. Refreshments will be served during the meeting. Regional meeting for retarded children There will be a North Central regional meeting of the Iowa Association for Retarded Children at the United Church of Christ in Klemme at 1:30 p.m. April 4. The topic of this meeting is leisure activities for the retardate at home .Various types of games, crafts and hobbies will be demonstrated. Members of the I. A. R. C. and County Nursing and Custodial home operators are urged to attend, Coffeewill be served by Kossuth and Worth county units. UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT I WISH TO ANNOUNCE ... I HAVE PURCHASED the ELK CLEANERS I am happy to announce that I hivt purchased the Elk Cleaner* from Hill Norman and Bob Ptrry an4 take po$«e!|ion April 1. For several week*, Norman and P»rry will cgntinye ti operitf the cleaner; and | will tike over ifttr the Enter holiday. I hop* you will continue your fin* patronage and allow Vi t« ftrwf yoyr dry cleaning need*. Wally Hill row PUKE H tt*.*. ft.^A ~*n!*. 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