Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on April 26, 1965 · Page 4
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 4

Algona, Iowa
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Monday, April 26, 1965
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4-MttddNA MONDAY, AfMUt, 34, AbVANCt 10 « 20 * 30 Years Ag< A weekly feature of by-gone days By Erm» Let Delm APRIL 19, 1955 County Nurse Joyce Hayden reported that mass innoculation of first and second grade Kossuth county pupils against polio Would start April 25. The vaccine was to be given in two shots and the^ final "booster" would be given next fall. shot The Titonka bank held open house. They had moved into a new location. Four new Welcome Flags were purchased by the West Bend Commercial club. They were placed in holders on the street lights at the bank corner. These were first used when a state convention of the Rebekah Lodge was held in West Bend. Jean Malueg, Algona, and Mary Beth Nelson, Convith, were winners in the second annual Advance Easter Coloring contest, sponsored by the Algona merchants. Entries came from 32 towns. A charter night banquet for the newly-formed Izaak Walton League in Algona was held at the Moose Lodge. Some state and national officers were present. Ai---W. Behrends, Algona, was the group's president. Joan Fain, Algona, was chosen queen of the Charity Ball. The queen from 1954, Maria Oakland, placed the crown on Miss Pain's head during ceremonies during the evening. Howard Stephenson was hired to manage the Algona swim ming pool, it was announced by Bob McCullough, chairman of the Algona Park Commission Howard graduated from Iowa State Teachers college and will go into the coaching field thi fall.. From the file of 1925 and reprinted in the 1955 issue was this note: Tractors were in use then by many farmers, but were still in question. The Union Farm Bureau was going/to .have a debate about thehvthe«ques- tion to be, "Can the average farm support a tractor?" Walter Schoby, Gene Hofius, Marc Moore, Tom Reid, and Otto Engstrom were to uphold the affirmative; Will Nelson, Grant Salisbury, Roy Sarchett, George Kohl, Albert Reid, negative. Time for each speaker was two minutes. (The tractor itself soon settled the question,) stAtt for 30 days. APRIL 18, 1935 A new Saftf-Speed freeier for the manufacture of ice cream was installed in Lusby Drug store. It was mounted on an electric freezing unit alongside the soda fountain. The unit lias a capacity of 2Ms gallons at a lime, and the mixing and freezing take only 10 minutes. After that the ice cream was put into freezing chambers where it took overnight to freeze solid enough for serving. With this service variety in flavors was unlimited, and besides ice cream ices or sherbets could readily be made. Union Good Friday services were held at the Methodist church from 1 to 3 p.m. The program was arranged in 15- minutc intervals, and the people came and went at any intermission. Don Blanchard, son of the J. M. Blanchards, Lone Hock, had been newly signed to the DCS Moines team as shortstop. He ranked as one of the greatest players at that position ever developed at Iowa State Teachers college. Three hundred Kossuth relief gardens had been planned for 1935. Sponsors were the county Legion Auxiliary in cooperation with local relief officials, Seeds were given to those interested in planting a garden. The committee of Auxiliary ladies checked the gardens every three weeks and reported to a representative of Iowa emergency relief. A canning campaign was planned for fall. Workers were Mesdames E. R. Morrison, Fred Bartholomew, W. C. Dau, Henry Becker, F. W. Green, Leo Spilles in Algona. Other county workers were Ida B. Larson, Swea City; Mrs. Luclla Sanders, Lone Rock; Mrs. Joseph Fox, Bancroft; Mrs. C. C.^Smith, Burt; Mrs. Geo. Meet- land, Lakota; Ruth German, of Wesley; Olive Bruns, Titonka; Mrs. A. J. Eason, LuVerne; Mrs. H. E. Woodward, Whittemore. Bill Studer gets Investors position here SERVICEMEN APRIL 17, 1945 Lt. Bernard Frankl was home on furlough from the South Pacific. He was scheduled to leave for New York for a new assignment but the last big snowstorm came the day before Bernard was to leave. There would be no acceptable excuse for not getting there on time. A way had to be found somehow to get from Irvington to meet a train at Algona. And the roads were not just blocked, they were "plugged" with heavy snow. First attempt was made with a car; then a farm tractor could make no progress. Finally Gerald hitched a team of horses to a manure spreader mounted on rubber tires, put a bale of hay into the rack for a seat, covered the luggage with rugs from the MELVIN B. PRATT Glynco, Ga. (FHTNC) April 8 — Boilerman Second Class Melvin E. Pratt, USN, son of Mr and Mrs. Elton D. Pratt of Algona, recently reported for duty at the U. S, Naval Air Station Glynco, Ga. He is working to suppbVt and ^maintain the ac tivitieU of the'Naval Ai^Tcdini cal Training Center at Glynco. Graduates of the center operate the highly complex radar equipment that serves as the "eyes" of the modern fleet. KENNETH H. GRAFF Fort Lewis, Wash. (AHTNQ— Army Pfc. Kenneth H. Graff, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond B. Graff, Livermore, took part in Exercise Maich Hare II, a major field training exercise conducted by the 4th Infantry Division at Fort Lewis, Wash,, April 2-9. The 22-year old soldier, a medical aidinan in Company £ in the division's 4th Medical Battalion at Fort Lewis, entered the Army in March 1964. He completed basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo, ACCOMMODATIONS NEEDED More sleeping accommoda^ tions are needed for the Old Gold Singers from the Univer sity of Iowa who will give a concert May 15 at the auditorium in the Algona high school. They will also need breakfast Sunday morning before they leave for another performance. Please call Mrs. James Chalstrom, 295- BILL STUDER JOHN A. EGGE, divisional manager for Investors Diversified Services in Fort Dorlge, announced recently that Bill Stu- dcr has joined the sales force of Investors and will be working in Kossuth county along with District Sales Manager Don Gant. Ho will represent the corn- any in new sales as well as elping service the many hundred accounts that are now cus- omers of Investors. Bill was formerly sales manager for the Sieg company anc! vas with them from 1949 until TOW. He has had many years elling experience. He lives at 700 East McGre- ;or with his wife Dorothy and .heir four children, Randy, Debate, Diane and Robbie. Prom party at Burt dated for this Friday Burt — The Junior-Senior Banquet and Prom will be held at the Algona Country Club Friday, April 30. AT CONVENTION The Daughters American Revolution convention in Washington, D. C. this week will elect new_ officers and adopt new Wbonald Pat i fore leaving Missouri, the set- Vicemen were kept busy fight* Ing grass fires near the base, caused by lack of rain there. Army Pfc. Raymond Spry, ,18, son of the Charles Sprys, Burt lias been assigned to the 440 Signal Battalion in Germany, Spry was last stationed at Fort Gordon, Ga., but is now line* man in the Battalions Co. C near Kaiserlantern, Germany. He entered the Army in 1964 and had basic training at Fort Leonard Wood. Fidelis Class meeting will be held Wednesday, April 28 at the home of Jenny Riebhotf as* sistcd by Edna Smith. Roll call Cross. Program, Clara Graham. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Westling and Mrs. Otto Westling, Webster City went to Iowa City Monday to visit LaVerla Westling who has been a patient at University hospital three weeks. Friday evening a surprise birthday party lor Mrs. Larry Westling was held at the Raymond Westling home. There were 20 gucsis including her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Fel ton of Sioux Rapids. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Felton and son John and Mrs. Felton Sr. were guests Friday through Monday to attend the dedication of the new Iowa Headquarters Building. April 25-May 1 is National Library Week. One of this year's slogans is "Know what you are .alKing about — Read". In ob* scrvance of library week the Burl library will give away a book. Register and you may win. Visit the library, there are many new books and magazines. Dinner guests .Monday at the home of Mrs. E. A. Junkermeier and Neoma were Mr. and Mrs. Herman Brand Sr. of Hollandale, Minn., Mrs. Alma Gelhaus, Ledyard. Mrs. Gertrude Gut- knccht, Lakota, was an evening caller. Guests on Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Selberg, Lcdyard and Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Lutter, Esthcrville. SOCIETY SHRINE MEETING The Kossuth County Shrine club held its regular monthly meeting at the Johnson House- April 21. The meeting was in charge of President Leon Laird. Ken Peirce was appointed to re- Sunday at the Larry Westhng place Gordon Hall on the board of directors. Wm. Finn, who is n charge of the spring party, kitchen floor, and soon had the lieutenant as far as No. 169 where he was met by Kenneth Cowan at Greenfield's filling station. They reached Algona in time to catch the train. Boy Scout troop 72 made a final waste paper pickup for March and April to help the war cause, win for members an Eisenhower award, and for the troop an Eisenhower trophy. It was necessary for each scout to have to his credit 1000 pounds of paper. The group exceeded its quota by 10,000 pounds, the total amounting to 31,280 Ibs. With scoutmaster, Jesse Lashbrook, the boys helping in the last collection were Robert Reiley, Robert Sheridan, Richard Webster, Durwood Lashbrook, Dwight Cook, Warren Godden, Howard Asa, Jerry Anderson, Dick Taylor, Billy Clawson, Ce cil Ditswprth, Gerald Hunger ford, Junior Snyder and Junior Zeigler. Pyblie memorial services were held at the prisoner of war camp for F. D. Roosevelt, 31s president of the United States with an attendance of 600 en listed men and many citizens Lt. Col. A. T. Lobdell, comman 4er of the post, gave the mem prial a4<Jre§s, The flag at th post waj to be displayed at half 5370, if you have an extra room .ersons, Burt and James, son of home. Dinner guests Sunday at the Larry Westling home were Mr. and Mrs. Guy Felton and John Sr. and the Raymond Westling family. Mrs. Merle Nielson, Spencer ind Mr. and Mrs. Donald Armstrong and daughter, Algona, vcre guests Tuesday at the loine of Mrs. Etta Holdren. Members of the U & I Circle attended the Home Show at the loral hall in Algona Friday. Mr. and Mrs. James Christensen returned home Wednesday from a 10 day trip to visit their daughter Betty i3ee at Tulsa, Okla. Enroute they visited at the W. B. Officer home in Plcasantville, where he is principal in the elementary school. They spent several days in the Shepherd of the Hills country in the Ozarks. Also visited the Earl Griffiths in Council Bluffs. Burt Woman's Club will meet Monday at the Burt Presbyterian church, hostesses Vera Bradley and Lulu Hawcott Theme of program, Conservation—Custom in Conservation! Federation News, Lettie Vogel. Vocal trio "Old Fashioned Garden" Porter, Marlene Stenzel, Erma Grover, Palma Joy Holding. "First steps in arranging annual flowers", Thecla Christensen, Ruth Clapsaddle. April is cancer month, Mrs! L. E. Riebhol'f is chairman ill Burt. • .,n The""Efalc""'Lbekw60ds 'spent several days at Osage Beach at announced it would be May 19 at the Country Club. The pro;ram was in charge of Les Kenon who introduced Adolfo ranco, high school Spanish teacher, and formerly an ; attorney n Cuba. His talk was "Watch Out for Communism." 50th WEDDING Mr. and Mrs. Gus Berning- liaus, Sr., West Bend, will observe their 50th anniversary on April 28. Due to illness there will be no open house or celebration, however, a card shower is being planned. Their address is Box 91, West Bend. vehliofi t>! English teachers at Buena Vista college in Storm Lake ow Friday and Saturday. MM. Mtrtry Furst came home from Lutheran hospital, Fort Dodge, Friday after she had had major surgery last week. Mr. ind Mrs. Howard Hoenk returned home April 14 from islamorada, Fla. where they have been in Seabreeze Trailer Park since January 2. They left their trailer there with plans to return next winter, islamorado is located on the Keys. This was the fourth winter they have spent there. Dr. ind Mrs, Kevin Nash attended a Dental College Alumni meeting at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb. They left Thursday evening for three days. Easter guests it the Jerome Eisenbarths were the Don Hubers, Delhi, William Pesches, Swea City, Clarence Eisen- barths, Livermore, Mrs. Frank Eisenbarth, the Ron Gerbers and Marvin who attends St. Johns university at Collegeville, Minn. Marvin returned to classes Tuesday morning. Mrs. Orville Duncan and Patty Peterson from the Children's Room at the Algona Public Library attended an all day session in Mason City at a special Library meeting on children's services. cef of the Navy slid Marine Corps tteserve Training Cefilef in Minneapolis. Algona golfers lose opener The Algona golf team opened its season by losing to Eagle Grove there Tuesday night, 180* 206. Howevpr, the local reserves outscored the varsity and won their match, 199-201. Dan Merryman was Algona medalist with a 47 while faylor carded a 50, Dave Age* rta 54 and John Rock and Of eg Buchanan had 55's. The Eagle Grove medalist, club champion down there, shot a 38. •*. Two freshmen, Don Hageh and Craig Taylor, paced the reserves with a 48 and SO respee* lively. Settlor Steve liardy, out for the first time, also had a,50 and Brad Kraft shot a 51. Coach Art Olson indicated three- of the reserves will move up to the varsity for the next match with Eagle Grove here Tuesday. PROMOTION — Lawrence B. (Larry) Vorse, son-in-law of Mr. nd Mrs. Grove Davenport of Council Bluffs, was promoted to Captain in the Navy. Captain Vorse is the Commanding offi- PLAN SILVER ANNIVERSARY Mr. and Mrs. Werner Struec- ker will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on. May with open house at their home at 503 W. McGregor street fron 2 until 4:30 p.m. All friends anc relatives are invited. BEL CANTO TO MEET Bel Canto Music Club wil meet Wednesday with Mrs. Rex Taylor, assisting hostess is Mrs Jerry Cowan. The program World of Jazz, will be given by Mesdames Dick Thoreson anc t 7 loyd Holt. .he Gerald Voigts, Fcnton, went he Lake of the Ozarks. by bus from Humboldt Monday. April 19 to attend the conven- .ion. Both boys arc high school 'reshmea and arc delegates from Algonquin Chapter Children American Revolution. Both arc State C.A.R. officers. John is State Rec. Sec, and James is State Registrar. John has been asked to act as National Flag Bearer at the Washington Convention. Mrs, Donald Patterson, Burt, State Sr. President elect of C.A.R. flew from Mason City Wednesday, April 21 to Washington, D. C. to take part the convention activities. She will also visit in North Springfield, Virginia at the Major James Appleyard home. Mrs. Appleyard is the former Virginia Patterson, daughter of the George Pattersons, Burt. Army Pvt. Terry Cook, son of the Kenneth Cooks, Burt, completed his 8 weeks combat engineer course at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. last week. April 13 his outfit left Ft. Leonard Wood on the Patch and will be stationed near Dearmsteadt Germany for 2 years. 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