Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on April 19, 1965 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Monday, April 19, 1965
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ib . 20 . A' weekly feature of by-gone days iy 6rma LM Delm Aprill2, 1951 Kotiuth county/ along with rest of the nation, received the ( ,riews that the Salk a'nti- polio vaccine has been proven .80 to 90% effective in preveh't- ing polio and can be almost 100% effective in the future, j, Betsy McConnell, daughter of the Robert L. McConnells,. Algona, has been elected as At- gona's candidate in the North Iowa Band Festival queen contest to be held at Mason City, The Fenton Town Councilmen voted to purchase a tractor and equipment for use in maintaining the streets. . Marcella Halsrud, Bode,, was one of 180 travelers who visited Jerusalem 6ti Easter" Sunday. The trip .was Uhdel the au&pices M'Uife Chfistlaii tterald Travel Bureau. . A eapitity crowd attended th« grade school operetta at Laketa. it was Show White and The SeVeft Dwarfs. Director was Dotiald Batitti and the adddm- pattist was Mrs. Deim. Henry Seller, 1ft, $». Benedict, suffered a broken right leg whert he was overhauling a "hot tod" Which wouldn't start. The clutch stuck and the machine went over the tractor wheel and tipped over, Pltnty of tunny, warm weather sent farmers into the fields ten years ago this week, but wer.e looking ; skyward for much needed rain. April 9th had one of the warmest days'on record— 77 degrees. An examination for .Postmaster" at Lakota was open for receipt of applications until May 3, 1955. Members of the Fenton Ground Observer Corps sponsored a pftttieake supper n to get funds to help finance the building of an observation tower for the Fenton C,ommuriity. j April 10, 1945 A one-day pastors' school on counseling returning service ffiefi and Wotoeh 1 was" tollcT -in 'the , -of five s'urrMnditig tstMnlfeS'to Methedisi «hufeh, qmMortd by haid meetings one night A *w4k the AJgofla Ministerial Union, for 10 weeks 9t Emmetsburg for The school wad me in ittiHe, & postgraduate course in labtff- which were being held in trade atoty technique. 45 dottots in tenter over the 1 state. northwest iowa had registered* An early tprlni billiard hid Th« county Farm flurMu *wM closed the roads «s the snow- send orchard spraying notle««' j to plows went to Wesley for the Kossuth fruit growers who ip- two and one^half year old >Ed< ply for the service, Arritige- gar, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jake men ts were made with the<Ek- Meyer, who was very sick with tension service at Ames to Stib- bronchial 'pneumonia. The doo ply information of most effect- tor followed the plows and was ive time for each spray. able to reach the 'bedside of the sick boy. Mr. and Mrs, 'Sen Dorr, St. Benedict, were among the few parents who ranked with the Sullivans of Waterloo, in number of sons Who entered military service. CletUs, 'Ralph, Joseph, and Hubert were in the Army and Sylvester was in the Marines. John ,E. Johnson, son of a, former Lakotan minister, was senior Chaplin at Great Lakes Naval Training station. He was for the religious by 33 .other chap- Donald L. Dailey, Superintendent of Farm Loans Equitable of Iowa takes pleasure in announcing the location of ROBERT M. SNEDDEN Farm Loan Representative in AL1.0NA, IOWA Mr. Snedden has been located in our Spencer, Iowa, Farm Loan, bff ice, and we'have made this change in order to give better'service in'North Central Iowa. Mr. Snedden -can 'be reached at telephone number 515-2957082 and through P. 0. Box 607. responsible work done .._„.._,_...__.,___, ...._ r lains. He had just received the honorary degree of Doctor of Divinity. The European hotel, owned 'by the late William Dehnert, had been purchased by Mr. and Mrs: Robert Johnston. Mrs. .Dehnert reserved an apartment there. April li, 1935 The Advance fell victim of the current neon sign craze in Algona. A sign bearing only the word "NEWS" was; erected at the top northwest corner of the building. The cbst ? of the sign, was $27.50 and the installation was $15.56. To visitors from out of town the electric signs now in operation in Algona give a striking impression of enterprise and up-to-dateness, and civic boosters are encouraging 100 percent use" of them. .Leon Worden, Ledyard, and three of his carpenters narrowly escaped death'when the scaffolding, oh which i they .were working, broke. Ace Warner injured his leg and was on crutches, and Leon Worden struck his face on something sharp; requiring stitches. Two other;men on the job were uninjured. The Wesley Sportsmen's C|ub had acquired 67 members. 'A crow shoot was planned as they were becoming a nuisance. Wedding dresses from 1885 to 1935 were ^modeled by^ young women of the Ottosen community in a program presented at the PTA meeting. Plans were laid for the doctors Algona 4-H day is again success AL60NA (Idwa) ADVANCE-3 MONDAY, APRIL 19, 1965 BLUE AND WHITE WIN GIRL'S TOP HONOR- The 1965 Algona 4-H Day saW 4-H Kossilth County 4-H'ClUbt create some very interesting window, displays. These displays featured the 4-H'ers club members, leaders and some particular project or activity they were involved with. The displays were all judged by a committee made up of 4-H committee members, '4-H leaders arid friends of 4-H. The-judges .selected the following clubs as .those, best representing the entire county — Girls clubs — Blue & White, Bancroft; Wesley Wizards, Lone Rock Livestock Rockets, Buffalo Boosters, U-Go-I-Go, Eagle-ettes and the Irvington Ideals. , Boy' clubs — Seneca Progressive farmers, St. Joe. Trojans; Union, Swea-Harrison, Grant Hustlers and the Garfield Hustlers. The Blue & White and the Seneca Progressive Farmers were named as having the'best displays of the day, but the, judges commented that every display was quite good. County 4-H presidents Linda Hoeppner .and Rodney Scuffham were also named honorary mayors for .the day ;and all the clubs presidents and vice-presidents were treated by the Algona mer chants and the Commerce to .a meal and movie. Chamber of free evening spent Saturday with the Edward rloyds and Joe Ittgebritsofis. tfarlin, student at Mankato Commercial college, had been assisting in the flood area for several days. Sherry Klinkslek, Linda Pin_el and Pat Mayne, students at Mankatp, are spending this week at home. The college classes were called off bscausc of the flood. : ^ Letters..-.. To the Editor iWIUIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIH Editor of Advance — At the meeting of the Senior Planning fioard of the Mofth fowa Girl Scout Council k*t Saturday morning, it was agreed that the Senior Conference held ft Algona, March 26 » 2? was a success and it was largely so because df the eooperatidn given the Senior Scouts by 'interested adults in Algona. The many details which madfe us feel welcome were much appreciated. One of the m6st important aspects was the fine ipiiblidty given the project. Please accept our most sincere thanks. Sincerely, Gertrude W. Pick Executive Director Elizabeth Jones Senior Staff Advisor Take time to think — it is the source of power. SENEGA'S TQP BOY'S CLUB DISPLAY ALL-AMERICAN FENCER — David Dooley, 22, senior at Har vard University, was named by 4 the NCAA to the All-American fencing team after two days of gruelling competition against the top collegiate fencers in the country. Dooley won:25 of 32 contests. D'ooley was on the basketball .and track teams in the; Albia. Community, :hiph school. Ve'e'«e'»e« a Honte Loan "A young man's fancy turns to love in the spring" the saying goes , , , but lots of young men, and eld enti too, turn their fancy towards the home in the »pring *nd that's where the HOME FEDERAL SAVINGS ft LOAN ASSN, comes in, Wff *rt most htppy to b« of service in til your home loin ne*e)s, Stop in ind iff VI tfcif week if yew are planning to build or rtmodel this ipring. fo te*o(Ul,., m Jo** Home Federal Savings & Loan Assn. All Accounts Fully Insured to fl&QOQ From Tbe Tenth — Earn From Thi Firil SINCi 111? - ALQQNA, IQWA Officers for Ledyard group are elected Ledyard — Officers were elected Thursday for the Methodist WSCS. President is Mrs. Virgil Loucks; vice, Mrs. Elvin Carpenter; sec., Mrs. Howard Thompson; treas., Mrs. Edward Looft, and Spiritual Life, Mrs. Everett Thompson; church, Mrs. Cecil Pingel; supply, Mrs. Marie Halverson; campus ministry and membership, Mrs. Harold Herzog; Upper Rom ministry, Mrs. Hazel Carpenter, and the new member and nominating com rhittee Mrs. Elviri CaVpenter. 1 DATE AWARD NIGHT Award night will be April 20: with dinner at 6:30. Awards will •be presented to students in music and athletics, the Betty Crocker award, speech contestants in the state contest, editors;',of the Put-U-Wiz and the Annual, and the scholarship winners;;: Proceeds from the sale of din ner tickets will help pay. if or the new, stage curtains. Senior classes for the last five. years' have been contributing to the fund and it is hoped that this will complete ' the payment. Award Night is sponsored ; 'by; the P.T.A. TEN CONFIRMED 'Sunday morning ten were confirmed at the Bethany E & R church, Pamela Klinksiek, Cynthia Klinksiek, Joanne Lloyd, Dianne Kessel, Rebecca McCoy, Dennis Johnson, Eldon Jorgenson, David Smith, Walter Si- monsmeier, and Robert Gilbertson, • The Neal Hoyts, Storm Lake, visited relatives last weekend, Hospital patients released last week were Ernest Ploeger and Carlyle Engelby from the Blue Earth hospital on Saturday and Mrs. Frank Nitz from there on •Yiday. Mrs. Howard Thompson s a patient at the Buffalo Cen ter Clinic, Mrs. Zilphy Hardt has return ed home after several months at the Heritage Home in Bancroft. A/2C Martin Johnson returned to the Chandler, Minn. Air Force Base Monday after the weekend at the parental Ever ett Johnson's. His brother Pen nis was confirmed Sunday, The Melvin Busches visited her parents the Clarence Wes tres, Humboldt, Sunday. The Brayton Gilbertsons Sun day had guests for Bob's con firmatibn. the Howard Klink sieks had guests for Cynthia's confirmation. Mrs, Delores Anderson, ramento, Calif., was a recen visitor in Ledyard. She also went through the clinic at Bo Chester and visited in Puluth Before returning home. Tbe Eryjn RUnHsieks guests for Pamela's confirms tion. The Robert Jorgensons vis ited her mother Mrs. Agne Zielske and the Tom Raschkes Fairmont, Sunday. Mrs. George Thompson plan to spend Easter with be sons in SJQMX City. The Leon McCoys had guests 'or Becky's confirmation. C. A. Jurgens, Mac and Dennis, Colorado Springs, were Thursday and Friday visitors at Jim..'''. Sabin's. The Jurgens irou'gjit .part of their furniture tierel;.with them and planned :o return with Mrs. Jurgens and 'tjiie rest of their personal jelongihgs this week. They will ae living" in the house on the Qnde^farm.'.' Mac left Monday for service and Dennis will remain in Colorado until school is out. Hfe is a senior this year. ' Kelley. Kae, daughter of the Dale 1 Ju'nkermeiers, was baptized Sunday; afternoon by the "Rev. Victor Vriesen. Sponsors were the Don Fennemas, Cherokee. The Walter Hanses were Sunday guests at Earl Jorgenson's for Eldon's confirmation. •'"Thie r 'Marlin u LloydS; l Mankato Children's Department — 2ml Floor CartiBr's puts the bo-la-laIn layettes-a V ^e,s^t-khit cotton "BON-BON" collection; Bowed and embroidered with a delicate touch to make baby!s first clothes the prettiest on 'earthi Grift Set wardrobe in azure, yellow, white-azure, white-yellow. Liayette size—$5. Available separately: 'Sacque, Sacque Set, Bonnet, Receiving Blanket, Kimono, Gown, Stretch Jarhakins, $t to $4. . Exclusive at. -NEW WINEGARD ELECTRONIC COLOR-TRON- DEMONSTRATION ANTENNA Trailer-moulted for an aecurateon-the-spot demonstration! FREE to YOU!! 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