Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on June 21, 1965 · Page 3
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 3

Algona, Iowa
Issue Date:
Monday, June 21, 1965
Page 3
Start Free Trial

10 • 20 • ,50 Y ears Ago A weekly feature of by-gotie dajte By Mike Sfillman t '-. June 14, 1«5 About one third of the streets in Algona had new cUrb and gutters completed, most of it in the eastern section of town. Much more was to be dohe in other sections of the city.. Atari $100 in eiih and m«r andige ftad been stmefi from Lafeott Iftd Ledjflfd firms; ft fifth was entered but nothing stolen and in a sixth an attempt to enter was fnade. stolen from were Carpenter hardware. Ledyard, Ley gaftggj LakoUt, Lynch garage, Ledyafd f aftd UK€na hardware and implement at Lakota. A new Kouuth County Beard of Real Estate was organized with a charter group of Kossuth real estate dealers joining. There were 25 who became members. WATCH FOR SURPRISES FOR 1966 FROM RCA Victor TOM'S Radio ft TV the rtew addition to the City Community school was progressing. Some remodeling and renovation was to bfe done to the existing school plant. Fourteen riders ef th* Seneca Saddle clUb had made the 110- mile ride to Cherokee to appear on Bob Barne's Championship R. C. A. Rodeo as the featured attraction. They left Wednesday-afternoon and reached Cherokee Friday afternoon. They had a chuck wagon pulled by 4 mules. Dave Lynch, president, and Everett Witham, trail- boss, Were Oh SiOUx City TV Friday at 5 p.m. The officers of th« Central Iowa telephone company at Swea City were the rierve center for all communications to the outside world concerning the hour-to-hour developments of "Capt. Harold Fischer Day". Reporters, radio and television cameramen' arid representatives of CBS and NBC had moved in on the town shortly after daybreak and began phoning stories to their' editors. June 12, 1945 The city council of Swea City decreed the 17 members of the volunteer fire department Were to be tnsufed against injuries' suffered at fires. Only half the usual number of business places applied fof tigrffette liceft&s as usual, Handling them was more of a liability than an asset because of the cigarette shortage. The bond premier* Nft'Amer* ica, sponsored by th§ county AAA, was shrnvti at the C«H theatre. All purchasers df 7th war loan bonds were entitled to attend and could get their ticket when they purchased a bond. One Algona advertiser Mked his customers to drop a card or come to his home until he was able to get a telephone installed. The shortage was apparent to many. Hoo»«wlv«, used to thinking of fat salvage only in terms of bacon and pork fat, were learning to look for fat every time they cooked. For only by Saving every droo of used cooking fat —in particular frying out all scraps of meat returned from dinner plates, raw fat cut from meat—could the additional 100,000,000 pounds of fat which was needed that year, be salvaged. The newly . orgariiied Union 4-H clUb met with Rachel Weisbrod who was elected president that day. Other officers were Leila Rutledge, vice; Naomi Schmidt, secy.-treas.; and Joan Bode, historian. HODGEPODGE predicted a poultry shortage unless some changes were made. Many farms looked a little nude .without the customary brood of chickens. Des Moinefc and other hotel owners were sending i scouts out into the country bidding for the old hens, thus cutting down on eggs—it was rumored they pay- ed some fancy black market prices for them. There were 1001 crows killed Sale Starts Tuesday \ . • J^v 5 DAYS ONLY - ENDS SATURDAY ., .BUY NOW and SAVE! PANTIES Cnoose your favorite color ahd fabric from this quality infection—buy a box of 6 pairs in your !»• and SAVE up to 45c PETAL SOFT EIDERLON MEG. 49c pr. Rayon and fine combed cot* ton for smoothest texturt and absorbency. White, 100% ACETATE HON-RUN TRICOT " wWw^Pw WfWfPw wf <WwW* wWnPfW. : .*W W^NP w^W Roomy-cut, smoothfittini pantie ,,. quality mide by BeaunitotCelenese* ecetate yarns, B»r-t«cWd at strain point!» .Cbotcf of white or assorted cojt ors to a $ pair ten. ACETATE TltCOT Nfw indestructible woven elastic at waist end leg, White or asst. pastel shade*, BOMGAARS IEI Fimim 1Y SiiAVD« •$•« VI AND Raise top hogs Officers for St. Joe CM are installed St, Joe — Installation of officers of the CD of A was hold JUhe 16, with District deputy, Mrs. George Montang, and Monitor Mrs. Clair Reding, both West Bend, in charge. Officers are Mrs. N. J. Weydert, grand regent; Mrs. Marvin Reding, vice regent; Mrs. Geo- TOM AND FRANCIS Bormann, Livermore farmers, are two of the more industrious, hog raisers in the area. They raise approximately 1200 hogs a year, farrowing in December, February and August. They have a three-way cross of Hampshire, Yorkshire and D"uroc,and on a recent shipment of 60 head, their hogs yielded. 72.79% which was $2.79 over average hogs. by two contesting teams at Whittemore, the Champion re* ported, and 204 crow eggs were destroyed. Oscar Poirot's team, won, with 596 crows killed and the Irvin Siehis team killed 405. Seven high school youths had returned from a fishing rip to Cass Lake. Dr. W. D. Andrews, the chaperone, returned a day earlier with Watson Karen and Lawrence Hutchins. The following day Allen. Buchanan, Donald Akre, Ervin iehrends, Bob LaBarre, and Vincent Isaacson were stopped at Hackensack, Minn, by a game ivarden. He found they were carrying more fish than the lim- t. They had Dr. Andrews' share, so they called him in Algona to lave him claim them and give ;he number of his license. They lad 90 walleyed pike and six pickerel. They were released after* 2 hours. As no new eases of scarlel fever had been reported for 1C days the ban on the swimming pool, Sunday school, and children's attendance at the movies had been lifted. Delia Welter, stenographer in the Van Ness and Stillman law offices, was the first Kossuth girl to pass the state bar examination and was qualified to practice law as a member of the state and county bar. By way of a welcome home from the examinations Messrs. Van Ness and Stillman attached a large sign to the firm door, "WELTER, Van Ness and Stillman", with Welter in letters eight inches high and the other names in small letters. Arnold Motor Supply Co. opened a branch office on south Dodge street in Algona. The store catered only to garage men and auto dealers. e»eeeeee»»eeeeeeeee«eeee rge Wagner, prophetess; Mrs. David McGuire, lecturer; Mrs. James Berte, Monitor; Mrs. tional Guard • training.• -After IS days leave he reports to Fort Sill, Okla., to continue his training. Mrs. N. ,1, Weydeft and Shot- yll from here, Mrs. Florence Faber, and Gloria, Burl, Mrs. Laurence Kirsch and Pam, Whittemore, and Donna Miller, St. Benedict, left Thursday by train from Fort Dodge for Long Island, N. Y. to visit relatives and a sight seeing trip. Mrs. Ralph Reding returned Wednesday from St. Ann hospital, Algona, where she had been a medical patient 10 days. Ronald Fridcrs, 17, son of the Martin Friderses is oh crutches after surgery on a foot in a Mason City hospital last week. He AL66NA (!«**) AfiVAttfe&M MONDAY, JUNE 21, SOCIETY Ottosen Mrs. Donald Usher eeeeeeeeeeee»»»»e»«»eee« The George Biers, Salina, Kans., were Tuesday visitors at the Eugene Hofius's, Thursday afternoon Mrs. Harry Bacon and Maty Dowell, Grinnell, and Harriet Phillips, Mason City, visited. Thursday night visitors were (nut Oppedahl Jr. and Roger Oppedahl. Joe Telford and Steven and VIr. John Furch of Rock Island, 11., were Saturday visitors at Roy Enockson's. The Victor Meyers and JoEI- en and Elsie Meyer, Fenton, at:ended graduation last weekend of Eunice Peter from Concordia Teachers college, Seward, Neb. She is a cousin of Mr. Meyer. The Larson family had a reunion at Clear Lake Sunday. From here were the Donald Larsons, Ralph Jacobsons and the James Jacobsons. The Eugene Struthers were Sunday guests at John SchWit- chtenberg's Clear Lake. Lenhard Holden is improving slowly at his home. Visitors this week were the Ace Cunninghams, Fort Dodge* Gus Hennirig- sens, Rolfe, and their guest, Mrs. Peterseri, Chicago, the SieVelt Brehends, Emmetsburg, Arnold Brodales, Arne Jottens; Gilbert Holden, the Arthur Peterens and Richard Bakkens. The Carroll Olsons attended the 25th wedding open house for he Matt Kallstads at Marshall;own Sunday. The George Zimmermans, St 21oud, Minn., were Saturday and Sunday guests at Fred Kam pen's. They had a picnic Sun day at Mrs. Annie Leist's. The Roy Telfords took a bus trip Sunday sponsored by th Humboldt Historical Society They visited the Little Brown Church and museum, clocks at •apillville, Ft. Atkinson, Waverly museum, arid had a smorgar- bord dinner at Hampton. The Arthur Fetersens attended services Sunday at the Methodist church at Pocahontas. Kel ly Thacker, Daughter of the Jim Thackers, was baptized. The Pet- ersens were guests of the Thac- kers at Gilmore City. The Roy Enocksons and the Laurel Worsters attended the Sdtern reunion at Plover Sunday. Forty attended from Laurens, Mason City, Cylinder, Rodman, Gilmore City, Humboldt, Ottosen, Bradgate, Plover and Rolfe. Oscar Satern, Jamestown, S. D., who was unable to attend because of illness, phoned. Martin Frlders, Financial Sec'y.; Mrs. Albert Tliilg.es, Treasurer; Mrs. Damain Centgraff, historian; Agnes Berte, Sentinel; Mrs. Clarence Bormann, Musician; Trustees are Mrs. Orville Wagner, Mrs. Paul Erpelding, Mrs. Francis Erpelding, Mrs. Bernard Streit, Mrs. Edward Bormann and Mrs. Conrad Kunkcl. The monthly business meeting proceeded the installation with Grand Regent Mrs. N. J. Weydert presiding. The court voted to purchase 45 new desks for the 7th and 8th grade school room and also a projector for the school. The Penny drill, $17.50, was given to the Zulu outh African Missions. The ourt also voted for the Globe Jireotory advertisement page or the 1965 edition. The annual CDA and KG picnic will be held on the Parish grounds Sunday, July 18, and he Sisters' shower will be held August 23. Lunch was served 'ollowed by a social hour with tfrs. M. T. McGuire and Mrs Sdward Thilges receiving high and second in 500. Mrs. James Jerte received the plate prize. was a patient several days. SURPRISE COF^E Mrs. William Geering was honored at a surprise coffee Wednesday afternoon for her birthday at the Art Obrecht home. Hostesses were Mrs. Obrecht and Mrs. Gene Ileimer. Guests were Mesdames Dick Frideres, Elgin Allen, Tom Cogdall, Stanley Muckey, Art Anderson, Ted Fisher, P. 0. Dorweiler, Herb Hensley, Jens Sorensen and Rev. and Mrs. Black, Spencer, daughter and son-in- law of Mrs, Geering. INVITE GLENN To Your Wedding- Mrs. Wm. B. Devine enter tained her 500 club Thursday with Mrs. Damain Centgraff a ?uest. Receiving prizes were Margaret Reidmiller, Mrs. Peter Bormann and Mrs. Tony Beck er. Mrs. E. J. Gales has the club July 1. Dick Erpelding, son of the Francis Erpeldings, came home Friday from Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., after 8 weeks Na 1 I I Have Glenn's Studio capture the exciting highlights of your wedding in beautiful natural color or Silvertone portraits. A complete Candid Book is very inexpensive! We make free Announcement pictures for all of our brides, plus a gift portrait of the bride. No Wedding too Small or ho distance too great. Call or write Glenn's Studio for prices of natural color or Silvertone wedding portraits. GLENN'S STUDIO 295-3800 Algona, Iowa 107 S. Harlan Advertise in th» Advance — largest PAID circulation! New auto claim service "Come with your leave with my check!" HOURS ONLY SCO NT JUNE 4 6P.WU10P.M. On the spot, 1 can trade you 9 claim settlement «heck for State Farm'5 •hare of your paid auto iegident repair bill. This fiew service covers most damages up to $250.00, ' for calling me about State Farm Insurance) right now, Let me giva youthefull State Farm •eryist «ay, ings story* CAUL US TODAY! Jim St, John Amos Meyer 112N. Thorinjpton Phone 295-55 W FOUR HOURS ONLY! Yes, for 4 hours tveryfhlnfl hi our •tort will bt sold at a 10% discount! IT'S YOUR CHANCE FOR EXTRA SAVINGS) TW» k « wonderful opportunity to make that major purchase) and] lave 10%! Don't delay, Come in during the special discount sale and make your purchase without a down pay* went. Brina along a friend—you'll both sovtl NO DOWN PAYMENT-EASY TERMS The Friendly Store

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 8,900+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free