Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 27, 1965 · Page 15
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 15

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, ..-« "—.v-y, daughter of the Joseph fefadleys, Algotta, has wiftfi elected to the office of iun- iof resident class representative it fiuchesne College of the Sac- Sharks have poof vision and depend on theif Well-developed sense of smell to locate food. NOTICE TO ALL WATER CONSUMERS We will be flushing; hydrants Not all, but in some neighborhood*, this work may re*ult in water taking a cloudy or riled appearance for a •hort time. The flushing crew* will take every precaution to eliminate as much of this as possible, but in order to clear the mains of accumulated rust and to make sure that all fire hydrants are in the best possible condition, a certain •mount of disturbance is unavoidable. The purity and safety of the water will not be affected. It will contain nothing harmful, so if it happens in your neighborhood do not be alarmed. After the job is finished your water will soon return to its usual sparkle and clearness. Flushing will be done on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, May 26th, 27th and 28th. T. James Palmer, Superintendent ALGONA MUNICIPAL UTILITIES 10 • 20 • 30 Years Ago A weekly feature of by-gone days By Erma Lta Deim Enjoy a call this weekend 1 MANY LONG DISTANCE RATES WITHIN IOWA REDUCED! May 24, 1955 There wit • strong possibility hat a visiting agricultural dele- ation from Soviet Russia would visit in Algona and Kossuth county in July or August. The delegation would visit the Pioneer Hi-Bred corn plant if they came here. (They didn't come.) Five business building* in Al- jona were under construction, wo of which were service sta- ions. The new Conoco and Skel- service stations on East State across the street from each other would be completed before late summer. Construction was started on the new Hood's Grocery and Botsford Lumber Co. The fifth building was the new double-front on Harrison's variety store. Over 650 Boy Scouts from the Prairie Gold area attended a camp at Spring Lake. Swea City scouts attending were Robert Bell, Leland Moellering, David Schaeffer, Michael Ewing, Terry Lee Holm, John Boland and Walter Von Bank. The 31 members of the West Bend graduating class were honored at a May breakfast. Each class member wrote a letter containing plans for his next five years, and addressed it to himself. It was sealed and to be opened at the end of that time. Two Kossuth county .trick men placed in the class C state meet at Ames in the broad jump event. Winning first was Aasheim of Bode with a 20'%" leap, while Stripling of LuVerne was second with a jump of 19'4". The summer reading contest at the Public library was started and L. L. Hutzell was again offering the first and second prizes. The contest was open to children grades 4 through 7. All children who read six or more books were to be given a fountain treat by Mr. Hutzell. munity club in connection with the opening of the municipal swimming pool. Besides & parade with the two Algona bands, and the contest thefe was a swimming exhibition. Perry White, Alice Behlmer, and Jos. Kelly Jr. were operating the pool. Work had begun en i tap room for the Algona Hotel. It was located in what was the old north lobby. A 100 pound St, Bernard dog was shot by a party of Algon- ans northwest of Algona. The dog was what farmers had been calling a circus lion or panther and had caused great loss of hogs, other stock, and poultry. Hunters had repeatedly tried to shoot it, but it had grown wise from random shots and was very wild. A new entrance to the fair The latest reduction in rates for Iowa telephone users makes Long Distance a bigger bargain than ever I Station call evening rates (6 to 8 p.m, daily) are now in effect 9ll day on Saturday up to 8 p.m. fven lower rates all day Sunday I New night rates, lowest rates of all. apply all day on Sunday as well a» from 8 p.m. to 4;30 a.m, nightly, Mow you can enjoy a telephone visit anytime on Sunday at lowest long Distance rates in history! No reed to wait until evening hours,,«lowest rates are in effect all day on Sunday, Use this chart to save money on your Long Distance calls «:»*.» STATION LONG DISTANCE CAUINS (BUIDf f0MP*v TH«oyeH file** «MI. •*.«. HUTKNWIIM 4:U Ml, grounds was nearly completed. The gate was moved a few feet east to make it line up with the dirt street coming from the north so cars would have a straight shoot into the grounds. The old wood ticket office was replaced with a brick one. The Evergreen cemetery assn. of Wesldy had purchased and set out 24 new evergreens. Seventy baby beeves were being fed by Kossuth 4-H baby beef club members. Besides the baby beeves three purebred beef heifers were being fed. As a safeguard against spread of scarlet fever in the community there were no services at the Good Hope church. Owing to the scarlet fever epidemic he usual activities ,in connection with the annual rural schools day were not held. Graduated from the Bancroft ligh school were three pupils: John Joe Welp, Clarence McGuire, and Berl Prlebe. The address was given by Rev. S. Grady. Principal is hired at Swea City Swea City — The school board announced hiring of Roger L. Thorsheim, Howard, S. D. as high school principal for the 1965-66 school year. Thorsheim received his master's degree from South Dakota State and a bachelors degree from Northern State Teachers. He , has been teaching at Sinai and Howard, S. D. Thorsheim, 31, is married and has 3 daughters in the elementary grades. The family will move to Swea City later this summer. Award night is held for pupils at Swea City Swea City — The annual award mgnt for the Swea City school was held last week with major awards in music and sports, and minor letters to music students, sports. Special awards were to librarians, for perfect attendance, and speech students. Petrea Thoreson was presented the Betty Crocker award for Hoincmaker of Tomorrow contest, and was one of ten state finalists. Vivian Thoreson received the Criscp award to outstanding senior home ec. girl. Cash prizes were awarded in the Mobile Home Essay contest went to Cathy Fedderson $25; Slieryl Briggs, $15; and Cheryl Kvamsdale $10. John Lagerman, Duane Larsen, Sharon Dontje, Pearl Gahuman, Molly Hazelhoff, Betty Hanson and Pat Guinn received typing awards. Students ranking highest in each class in the current events were Paul Danielson, senior; John Barnes, junior; Bill Mino, sophomore, and Donald Montgomery, freshman. God, Country awards to 3 at Swea City Swea City — Three from mmanuel Lutheran church, Swea City, were given the God- Home-and Country award Sunday during the rural life worship service. Receiving the medallion which s hung from a bar by a colorful ribbon, were Paul Thoreson, son Lutheran: cluirdh and have sefv- ALGONA (low«) ADVANCE—Sited Strombergs Hatchery <i*I It* I * til* && T A A. **~1 «. i.i* J n JL i=_ £&• a* i &» A *i>f *si««»;i.:±t_=»iii_i:at . *'. ed in Luther League and Sen iof choif. Roger Hiemstra, Algona, extension assistant, read the citations for Pctfea and Vivian, and Clifford Van Berkum for the FFA, read Paul's citation. Mothers pinned the medallions on the candidates. Five of the six parents are serving or have served as 4-H leaders and all three families are active in the work of 4-H. Other members of rural youth clubs who participated in the service were Duane Schmicking, Robert Thompson, James Larsen, William Lofstrom, Danny Anderson, Luan Brandt, and Howard Person, Daryl Holcomb and Brian O'Green. Pastor H. Bengston lead the presentation service. The God-Home Country award is given young persons for faithfulness and usefulness in the life and work of the church, and participation and achievements in 4-H, FFA, FHA, Girl Scouts and Camp Fire Girls. Solberg and Oliver Christiansen Ottosen Mrs. Donald Usher Mrs. Earl Olson returned from Iowa City Thursday. HCJ husband, who has hr.d hear surgery, is still in the hospital but is making a satisfactory re covery. The Arnie Jottens, Mrs. Clar; North western Bell May 22, 1945 Gardening plots 30 by 40 feet could be reserved by calling Eugene Hutchins, chairman for the Junior Chamber of Commerce, sponsors of the project. These plots were located near the athletic field and already 14 spaces were reserved. Of 18 Kossuth prisoners of war six were liberated. Word had been received from those who were free: Gerald Steussy, Dwain'e 'Lighter, John Muehe, 1 Donald Arns, William Zoller, and John Phillips. During the last twelve month* the Algona library had checked out 30,198 books. The library ,vas open 305 days during the year, Commencement service* were leld in the high school auditor- urn for 73 seniors. Future plans or many, especially the boys, were complicated by the war. Most of them anticipated military service. Tech Sgt. Raymond Rasmus- jon, Ottosen, was honored at a community gathering sponsored by the United Service Women and the Legion Auxiliary, He talked mostly of the people of England and the conditions in which they lived. May 23, 1935 A bathing beauty contest was sponsored by the Algona Com- •eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet "BRICK is our business" • RESIDENTIAL • COMMERCIAL "Gtneral Construction and PU»t«ring" « For Frtt f stjmates Call ^, 5-3721 Protbman MI) Scat AL$ONA, IOWA f9«eeeeee»eet?eeee«eeeo9 COMPLETE PRINTING SERVICE AT THE ADVANCE of the Cecil Thoresons; Petrea Thoreson, daughter of the Orville Thoresons; and Vivian Thoreson, daughter of the Lloyd Thoresons, Armstrong. Paulis a member of the Future Farmers and the Swea Harrison 4-H club. He has served as a junior leader in the county 4-H work. Petrea is a member of the Eagle-Ettes and the Swea- Harrison club. Vivian is a member of the Eagle-Ettes. All are active members of Immanucl THURSDAY, MAY 27,1965 were Sunday lenningsen's, guests Rolfe. at Gus The Le Roy Worbys were Sunday guests at Archie Thorsen's, Ft. Dodge. Lutheran Church Women met Wednesday night with Mrs. Leo Toftberg hostess. The lesson was by Mrs. Allan Watnetn. Mrs. Dorothy Turlcys and 22 fifth graders had a field trip to Ft. Dodge Monday. They vis- had dinner at the new YMCA building. They also toured the V. They saw the new S«if$ store and toured the TV Sta* tion. Mrs. Louis Jacobson had the N.N. club Tuesday. Mrs. Allan Wehrspann, Mrs. Ralph Jacobson and Mrs. Louis Jacobson gave a shower at Bode for Madeline Sabin Friday night. Others who attended from here were Mrs. Donald Larson Mrs. Le Roy Worby. and LOANS 50 TO 5,000 To buy a new or used car - Spring needs To consolidate debts - Any purpose - Payment plans to suit your income. PHONE — WRITE — STOP IN TODAY AMERICAN ACCEPTANCE CORP. 112 N.Moore Phone 295-3507 with every ton of profit-building COOP PIG. SOW AND HOG CO-OP Pif Ctncintrate A * CO-OP Hef ConcintnU 49 CO-OP Pif Cinwntrate B « CO-OP Hoi ConcintnU 35 CO-OP Pif Concentrate C * CO-OP Nog Finiihir Cone. 40 CP-QP fif Concentrate P * CO-OP Sow ConcjnUitl 35 'fig Concentre!* .A g!v*n FREE With purchpie of ony CO-OP Pig Conctnlrol*. 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