Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on June 17, 1965 · Page 18
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 18

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 17, 1965
Page 18
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\ t1«wi) ADVANCt THURSDAY, JUNE tf, WS Seen at the LGONA By T» M. C, MM t « t HI > I M I H"H"1-H-H The problems of a small town motion picture theatre manager tote graphically set forth in the following letter which appeared in a column in the Minneapolis Tribune a few weeks ago. The clipping is self-explanatory. "In New Prague, Minn., theater owner George Jonckowski, operator of the Prague Theater, got. a letter from seventh and eighth graders of the Lonsdalc parochial school protesting his showing of "Pajama Party" and "Sex and the Single Girl," which both had received B ratings from the Legion of Decency." "Jonckowski went to the school and leveled with the kids. His remarks arc reported in the current North Central Allied Theater Owners bulletin:" "Most of you probably know that it was our policy to show nothing but Class A' •; movies from t.1ic Mine we opened tlic theater In 1957 until just recently." "The policy didn't work." Prospective patrons, rather than patronize the Class A films, were going elsewhere to sec the Class Bs, They just laughed at us for showing nothing but kid pictures." "Jonckowski said it's economic suicide these days for an exhibitor to show only Class A pictures: "We have our entire life's savings tied up in our business and we have to protect it as long as we possibly can. 1 have to feed, clothe and shelter my family, fulfill my church and other moral obligations, and if 'A' pictures won't bring in the business we have to resort to pictures that will. We pass up a lot of B pictures that 1 have to pay for and not show at all." Jonckowski also mentioned that plenty of B pictures turn up on TV, but those don't arouse nearly the volume of protests that the B pictures bring to theater men." As we have observed before, most parents know from the various sources available, just what pictures arc fit for their children to see and if they dp not exercise their parental guidance, they have nobody but "SVl P«cty" SUr»» Thtmdty «t tht Thtttr* SKI RESORT SWEETHEARTS — Yvonne Craig, Dwayne Hickmftti, Franklc Avalon and Deborah Walley star as sweethearts'in the new American International Pictures musical comedy "Ski Party" opening Thursday at the Algona Theatre. LISTEN TO KLGA themselves to blame if the kids attend "B" shows. There will always be temptations, if not movies then other sources of evil, and this is strictly a matter for watchful parents and home training, to see the youngsters safely through adolescent problems. Patricia ttoltz, Robert Grail, at Burt ' Burt — 'At a candlelight service ' Saturday Patricia Ann, daughter of- the Wilfred Woltz- es, and Robert Cecil Crail were married in Burt Presbyterian church, Rev. Bruce Calbreath officiating. Ruth Hodgson was organist and Mary Harms was soloist. .' Attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Richard; Simpson, .Wesley. Ushers were Richard Crail and James, Woltz, Loreli Lavrenz had the .guest book. . :; ' A reception was Held in'the church ..parlors. Hostesses were Mrs/; Harriett Bullock and Mrs. Ruthi Trunkhilf, .••' Mrs,.''. Richard Crail,t Aigon'aiv \and :Mrs.. ; 'Gary Newman, , ROchcsteri oppned gifts- -Mrs. Thelma Halrud,' Kan- —Thursday thru Wednesday txcept on Sunday "Ski Party" 7:30-9:40 —Sat. Matinee at 1:30 —Sunday 1:30-'3:35-5:40 - 7:45-9:50v sas, ; . poured.. v, : Lqster Lovstad. v StewartyiHe; M^nn., /and ''• ; . . , ; Algona, cut and 1 ' sb'rved :'the cake.- The, Robfift . Ci;aUs will Ifve in Algona. ' SHOWER IS GIVEN A miscellaneous shower was held June 3 for Patricia Woltz at ,Burt Presbyterian church. Roberta Ackerman was registrar. Mrs. Michael , Woltz and | Mrs. Brian Zwiefel assisted with gifts. Mrs. Donald Ringsdorf poured. Hostesses were Mary Beth Hamilton, Esther Schroder, Phyllis Wiener, Aleeda Harms, Marj Lavrenz, Doris Larson, Nettie Giddings, Muriel Ackerman, Ella Cherland, Pat Kohlhaas, Helen Vogel, Mildred Mescher, Myrtle Zwiefel, O. Peterson, Bernita Johnson, Lydia Manns, Esther Hilton, Mary Gebken, Dorothy McFarlahd, Arlene Manus, Genaveve Spry, Ruth. Trunkhill, Viola Cunningham, Thelma Lappe, and Sarah Stewart. : > '.'•"'. 'i \ ' ' * ' ' ' REUNION HELD A family gathering was held June 13 at Mrs. Hilda Gross's with 45 present. Attending were the Richard Grosses, Donald Grosses and David Edmonds, all of Phoenix, Ariz., Duane Grosses; Forest City, Melba Krause, Fenton, the Glenn Crouses, Fen- by Etta Holdrcn. Roll call is ' 'Father. The program U by LUiti Hawcott. Mrs. Emma Collinson, Oroville, Calif., is visiting several days with Mrs. Etta Holdren. Mrs. Burnadihe Oph&im, Dawn and Johnny, were guests June 13 at John Spear's. The Jolly Ten club met June 14 with Mavis Johnson. Myrtle Schwietert returned to DCS Moines Tuesday after a week visiting John and Helen Schwietert and other relatives In Dolliver, Ceylon and Wei* come. Duane Gebken went to Des Moines the first of the week to be groomsman at the wedding of Harold Lamperts. Lamperts was his roommate at Ames. Duane is a junior majoring in zoology. The Fred Gebkcns went to Iowa City Friday where she had a check up at University hospital. Mrs. Gerald Huber is assisting at the Burt elevator this week. Millie Klamp, Erma Pratt, Mary Jane Dugan, Ethel Dremmel, Lulu Hawcott, Lillian Meinzer, Lefie McMullen, Lorraine Campney, Mabelline Lovstad, Mary Jean Andrews, members of the Past Matrons club, drove to Clear Lake Thursday and had dinner at Wittke's Cafe. In the afternoon they were in Mason City and spent some tihie at the public library and the new Masonic Temple. The 0. H. Grahams and G. H. McMullcns attended Friendship Night at Algona Chapter O.E.S. The program was a Hawaiian theme. The Worthy Grand Matron, Alice Young, was a guest. The Chas. Morrises and Mrs. Ed Blumer visited Sunday with Vtrs.. Emma Manus at the Gertrude Ackerman home. , Mrs. E. A.. Junkermeier .and Neoma attended a shower, Monday for Florence Dammer,. Little Rock, who teaches at Blue Earth. The shower was at Ledyard E & R church. Miss Dammer will marry a nephew, Eldon Junkermeier. Mrs.. Paul Arend, Paulette and Linda, also attended. , Guests at 0. A. Campney's last week were Mrs. Alta Froh, Roland, and Mrs. Lucy Loats, Fort Dodge. Mrs. Froh is Mrs. Campncy's sister and Mrs. Loato Is her_ cousin. Both returned home Thursday. , the LaDell Olsons went to Baltimore, O. s where he is employed as a foreman for tHe Af« mour Construction Co. They left their trailer home here for the present. Itots were daughters of the Kin* , the Roltrtd Suther- Swea Eagle Mrs. Ktnntth Brent* ton, Harold more, Mrs. Grosses, Whitte- Art Leason and THURS. Thru WED. JUNE 17-23 ALGOMA CONTINUOUS SUNDAY FROM 1:30 Rev. Quinn, San Francisco, Calif., visited Mrs. Fred C. Newton recently. Father Quinn was a friend of Mrs. Newlin's son, the late Gene Newlin. The two had played ball together when they attended the university at Iowa City. Later they met again when Gene was in the navy, stationed at San Francisco, and Father Quinn was Navy chaplain. He holds the rank of captain. His family lives at Burt. Edna Pearson and the Pearson Brothers visited a sister of the Pearsons, Mrs. Chris Rinderknecht, Fairmont, recently and called on her husband, a patient at the hospital there. Other vis- THOMAS FUNERAL CHAPEL FENTON Experienced Embalmers and Funeral Directors RELIABLE 24 HOUR AMBULANCE SERVICE Funerals May Be Referred To Us With Confidence Phone 23 — FENTON RINGSTrJD PHONES: 21C07 — 21006 — 60406 land? and Sarah Sue, Fifibault, Minn., and Mrs. Jean Westendorf and John, Northrup, Minn. SUNDAYS Lura Sewick, the Billy Giffords, Lone Rock, Mrs. Herb Haas, Mrs, Jim Shipler and the Paul Dremmels, Algona. Vli John and Helen Schwietert took Jane Barslou and'Janet Hammerstrom, Lone Rock, and Kathy ' Ditsworth, Fenton, to lawkeyc Girls State at Cedar Falls^ Sunday. Thes Hammer- troms. will 'get the'" girls Satur- ay. ' ''•.••'" Birthday Circle will meet une 24 with Mrs. Hilda Gross. The Lee Tuttles, GlenviUe, Minn., visited Friday at Lawrence Doege's. He is Mrs. )oege's brother. The Larry Manuses spent a day , at' Vacation Village. The Aelvin'Johnsons were also there 'dr the day, The Owen Hopkins, Fredricks- jurg, visited Saturday at J. L. filler's. Sunday the Millers vls-i ited an aunt, Elta Barth, at the rest home in Sioux Center. On Lhe way home they visited in Hull at Al Hesla's. Mrs. Clara McChane, Rochester, Minn., visited Mrs. A. H. Meinzer Saturday. Fidelis Class will meet June 23 with Lorena Roark assisted Slf: THf 'TWINS' 1 IXCIJING MINNEAPOLIS and stay at W. R. FRANK'S MOTOR HOTEL AND RESTAURANT Jusl 5 Minutes From Downtown ind Mpls. Auditorium Facing Fair Oaks Park and Minneapolis Institute of Arts DISTINCTIVE DINING 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Daily- Famouij Far _ at i Moderate PricM. HEATED POOL With Secluded Sun Tcrrac*. Pooliid* ••rvici. Ft»* Transportation « i Airport, Train and But | Cantars. Also Mat. Sta- I dium, Guthria Theatra '. and Othar Points Upon I Raquist. • CITY SUN, Thru WED. JUNE 20-23 2 BIG FEATURES! DRIVE-IN THEATRE x) ALGONA , IOW/X ^ ? ™* '* -^AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL w ;r, M; •«" -^ - • "'ILt 4 **^-, FRANKIE : DWAYNE ; DEBORAH i YVONNE : ROBERT Q. AVALON IHICKMAN i WALLEY i CRAIG \ LEWIS JAMES BROWN ,„, _ AROH KINCAID - ANU THE FAMOUS FLAMES LESLEY GORE CHANDLER « w HUGHES They loved together! They foyght together/ WAIT DISNEY present; TiCHNieOLOR' HWterBRENNAN • EdWYNN .» t PLUi SECOND EXCITING FEATURE f Look to the name WALT DISNEY lor the finest in family entertainment) AMttiMflM-OHMrMUidir (IZyrt.) FREE NOW! 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