t-*AL60NA (low*) ADVANCE MONDAY, MAY SI, IMS •^-^""---—- •- --_-=-..- .- .-...-.-..,,.., ^._ ........ . ^^ ,. , ,. ,. _ ' AIM STEM BY JULIAN CHRIICHIUII "Tim (torn* If ft*tatT Awards..* (Continued from Page 1) tluhnkc,. Linda Ruhnkc, Jam en Voigl; most improved award — Doris Anliker, Linda Parsons Kitty Hardgrove, Joy Meyer Helen Skow, Glenn Tschettcr, Donna Kcnyon, Carol Slonikcr, I DOUBT IF Stanford Griffith, a Fort Dodge architect, has anything to do with the Chamber of Commerce down there, what with the remarks he made up at Fairmont the other day . . . both Fairmont and Fort Dodge have been toying with downtown "mall" ideas. Griffith, who is being recommended to the Fairmont city council by the Downtown Development committee to draw preliminary plans and determine costs of a mall, told an audience there the other day that there Is a 72 per cent vacancy on the Fort Dodge main street right now ... remember when we were concerned with just an open front or two on Slate Street? "Fort Dodge locked the barn after the horse was stolen," Griffith said. "The problem; business was moving into the outlying areas and when one goes, the rest follow and it is tremendously hard to stop," Griffith told his Fairmont audience. The biggest problem right now is a huge new shopping center on highway 20 east of Fort Dodge which is luring some of the biggest names in merchandising, many from the downtown Fort Dodge area. For instance, Sears vacated an 8-story, $500,000 building in the downtown district it had leased to move to the shopping center. Here's the clincher: "The 100 per cent (best business block of the downtown Fort Dodge district) next year will have only one store," ;Griffith said. And here's another note, especially to the county assessor's office — the building which Sears was going to ;occupy would have paid 816,000 in taxes — next year it will pay just $1,000! HUMBOLDT ANNOUNCED it has another new industry moving to town . . . this time it is a company, moving out : of Cowrie, Iowa, which will employ 40 persons with 18 fain- j ilics moving to that town very soon . . . the company, Slifcr 'Mfg. Co., produces steam cleaning equipment and other related products . . . Albert "Jake" Vaudt of Twin Lakes is president ... he is a former Ottosen man. Vaudt was born and reared there, and operated a service station at Me- Knight's Point between Ottosen and Bradgate shortly after the war. • UP UNTIL last weekend, only about 10 per cent of the soybeans and 40 per cent of the corn had been planted in southern Minnesota. One farmer in that area, who farms 1400 acres, had not even been in the field as yet this spring because of heavy moisture. WHO SAYS THOSE skate-boards aren't dangerous . . . there've been a couple of broken legs in Algona aom -them ... but ex-Algonan Jo Ann DeGroote, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Charles Simmons, had the most crushing blow . . she suffered a fractured leg in three places from a fall* from a skate-board THE NltfHT BEFORE HER HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION at Manchester! ' •' ,;y.--.-;;.•,. -.; included processional, Mrs. Mary Opheim, invocation, Rev. Robert J. Le Mont, baritone solo, Allen Pflibsen, .talk, Rev. Le Mont, music, eighth graders, diplomas by L. C. Carlson. The Eugene Bruellmans and Ivan Schmidts went to Minneapolis Sunday to see the storm damage. They visited the Dr. Meanys, who formerly lived at West Bend. TWINS ARE BORN Ottostn — The Victor Jergens, Humboldt, have twins born May 24 at Mercy hospital at Ft. Dodge. John Michael weighed 7 Ibs. 7 oz. and Joan Marie 7 Ibs. 11 Vi> oz. The Jergens also have a daughter Debra 5 and a son Donald 3. The Ed Kemnas are the maternal grand., — parents and the Frank Jcrgens, Thompson. Wayne Wehrspann, West Bend, are paternal grand' and Lome Wendt, The programparents. Eighth grade diplomas given Ottosen class Ottosen — Eighth grade com mencement at Twin Rivers at Ottosen was Tuesday at the school auditorium. Graduates are Rebecca Aure, Mark Dale, Sharon Dodd, Marsha Hacker, Joyce Herald, Calvert Janssen, Richard J e n s o n, Jacqueline Kinne, Mary Larson, Jo Ellen Meyer, Cathy Mitsven, Valerie Monson, Roger Oppedahl, Allen Pflibsen, Gregory Pool, Michael Sh'ekey, Elaine Sorlien, Russell YOUR TORNADO ALERT STATION KLGA RADIO KLGA Radio in cooperation with the U,S, Weather Bureau.* Your Tornado Alert Station. WHEN YOU HEAR THE TONE SIGNAL WITH THE FOLLOWING WORDS; "Tornado Alert, Tornado Alert" A TORN ADO HAS MEN SIGHTED IN THE KLGA LISTENING AREA KEEP TUNED T01600 •HP *Of iMHIMIr ^B^WB 9f ^B 1 SENIOR class president Milton Butzke accepts the "Spirit Cup" on behalf of his class. Don Hagen, Sara Huber, Ruth Johnson, Jim Jorgenson, Dean Teeter, Tim Will. Vocal Music — JoEllen Baas, Jean Christiansen, Richard Feaster, Dorene Funk, Emy Lou Garms, Rod Ricklefs, Salvador de Souza, Bob Bradford, Wayne Christiansen, Brad Kraft, John Pratt, Judy Thomson. Football Lettermen — Alan Priebe, Steve Hardy, Bob Martin, Tim Claude, Denny Miller, K. T. Spccht, Ron Burtis, Dan Gilmore, Skip Perkins, Wayne Patterson, Glenn Tschettei% Dave Martin, Tom Fitzpatrick, Bill Farnham, Dale Teeter, Tom Uaii.p, Bob Bradford, Larry Scobba, Gary Barr, Mark Conn; trainer '• — David Cowan; managers — John Pratt, Doug Jones. Basketball Lettermen — Steve Hardy, Alan Priebe, Milton Butzke, Lee Dau, Everett Maahs, Kenneth Meyer, Jerald Helmers, Skip Perkins, Rich Dreyer, Dale Teeter, Dan Merryman, David Walker, Craig Espe, Tom Claude; David Cowan, trainer; Gary Schultz, manager; Cary Lane, manager. Wrestler of the Year — Dennis Miller. Wrestling Lettermen — Don Camp, Larry Munger, Tom Samp, Brad bteele, Clint Young, Jim Colwell, Dan Gilmore, Dennis Miller — co-capt; Dave Martin, Calvin Humphrey, Bob Martin — cp-capt.; Tom Fitzpatrick, Dick Winter — manager. Golf Lettermen — Dave Agena, Dan Merryman, Phil Taylor, Gregg Buchanan. Track Lettermen — Ron Burtis, Wayne Patterson, Dave Martin, Glen Tschetter, Skip Perkins, Dale Teeter, David Cowan, Doug Jones. Industrial Arts — State awards — 1st general metals — Randy Reidinger; 1st open division — Greg Powell; 2nd mass production — woodworking class; 3rd electricity — Jeff Allen. Ex-Algcna teacher dies in Arizona A former Algona teacher, Mrs. June Carson, 64, died Sunday, May 23, at the U. S. Air Force base hospital near Sun City, Ariz., where she had pur- Graduates MARY HELEN Cogley, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Cog ley, received a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in sociology from Briar Cliff College in Sioux City on Saturday. Miss Cogley will start June 15 with the Public Welfare Dept. in 'Spirit l<ake as a social worker. chased a retirement home. Mrs. Carson taught Special Education in the Algona Cotn- munity schools for seven! years, resigning last spring, Funeral services were held Sat* urday at Britt. Her late husband, Dean Carson, operated the Carson*t)ia- mond Clothing Store at Britt for many years. Pour sons survive. •'M' r Dennis Dahl named Sentral valedictorian Seneca — Dennis Dahl, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Dahl was lamed valedictorian of the Sentral high school graduating class at the graduation exercises held Tuesday evening at Sentral Community school. Elaine Sch- lel of Fen ton was named AS salutatorian. Other students with high scholastic ratings included David Frink, Marilyn Alt, NA< dine Weisbrod and Bonnie Wehrspan. Jill Jensen, daughter of the Ted Jensens, and a member of the Seneca Stars 441 club has enrolled in the Mew Iowa 441 Junior Leader project which began in Kossuth county this past week. This project is designed for older 4-H'ers to apply their, accumulated 4-H experience in teaching or helping fellow 4-H'ers. They will select some area of need in the 4-H program and with help of an adult advisor design an overall plan of work. Areas of work will include everything from project assistance to county event planning. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Crouch entertained at their home Tuesday evening following graduation exercises at Sentral high school in honor of their daugh- ter, Bonnie, a member of the graduating class. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Masse! of Ottawa, 111, have been visiting at the home of their son and family, the Paul Massels, and were here for the graduation exercises at Sentral high school. Their grandson, Michael Hassel was a member of the class. 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