The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 8, 1957 · Page 3
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Kossuth County Mr Opens Nexf Tuesday For the 99th time, the Kossuth County Fairgrounds was seeing plenty of preparation, this week, for the 1957 county fair which opens next Tuesday for a four day stand. In all lines, livestock, textiles women's work, 4-H and the rest of the various deportments, a record-breaking entr>f is certain. Secretary Lou Nitchals said yesterday. A high class entertainment program has also been arranged, opening next Tuesday night with the Society Horse Show which pleased so many at its inaugural last year. Wednesday afternoon the Big Car auto races take place, followed that evening by Carl Mario's "Fair Vogues for 1957." Thursday afternoon a new event, the, late model stock car races with professional drivers is slated, and that evening th? Home Talent Show is scheduled Friday, the final day of the fail the afternoon program features' 40 drivers in Jalopy races, and that evening the Tournament of Thrills will be offered with a variety of death-defying feats. Merriam's Midway Shows will be on hand, there will be a free baseball game next Thursday morning between Whittemore and Algona, and a parade of livestock winners during the fair will be held, Thursday evening. Admission charges remain the same as in previous years. A special four page Kossutl County Fair news will go into the mails Friday, to every rural boxholder and home in the county, containing complete, detailed information of all events slated for the fair. The special Fair News is being produced at the Upper Des Moines plant. Watch for it! Art Exhibit At Public Library An art exhibit of interest is now on display at Algona's public library. It features 12 drawings and paintings of sixth grade students from Italy, Japan, Denmark and the Netheralnds and is entitled "Art For World Friendship." The-Women's International League for Peace and Freedom of Media, Pa. is the organization which sponsored the work during the past school year. Students from all over the world, including the United States, contributed art wprli which was then sent toother countries where it could be seen by other sixth graders. The display will remain at the library until the second week in September. Algona sixth grade students contributed art work for showing in other nations. IF IT'S NEWS — WE WANT IT Thursday, August S,< 1957 Algone (la.) Upper Oe* Molnw-5 AROUND ALGONA The Eight Specs card club met Wednesday evening at the home of Mrs John Dutton. —o—• Mr and Mrs G. f. Towne ate vacationing at the Algona Oulinj; Club cottage at Cass Lake, Minn Mr and Mrs C. B. M. Smith and Mrs John Waldron of DCS Moine.' visited Mr and Mrs W. A. Barrv Tuesday. Mrs Beryl Pratt of Long Beach. Calif, is visiting friends and relatives here. She is the former, MTF Mary White of the Good Hopr neighborhopd. Mrs R, B. Waller and children are spending two weeks at Oak Grove Point, on Lake Ossawina- makec, Minn. They will return home Sunday. Mr and Mrs Wilbur Reindera and four children are vacationing in Colorado and visiting friends in Denver where they formerly lived. Harold Dains was taken to University hospitals at Iowa City by air ambulance on Wednesday. Hi; has been a patient at St. Anr hospital here for the past several weeks. Dr. and Mrs P. O. Dorweiler had as their guest last week, the latter's sister, Mrs Rachael Brown of Des Moines. Their niece, Shirley Hutchison of Waterloo spent the weekend here. Mrs S. D. McDonald and son David and Alvin Loss spent several days of last week at Lake Okoboji. They returned home Thursday. Mr and Mrs Mitch Taylor were hosts to \jr.eir couple card club on Sunday evening. Low scores with the dishwashing penalty were received by Rex Voyl<>s and Mrs Milton Will. —o— Mrs Ray Johnson was hosiesr to her sewing club on Tuesday afternoon. Mrs Herbert Weyderl was assisting hostess. The members are planning a trip to Des Moines to see "My Fair Lady" on September 11. —o— Sharon Burdick is leaving today (Thursday) for Cedar Rapids after a visit of several weeks here with her grandmother, Mrs Lela Stewart. After a visit with her father, she will return to her home in Santa Monica, Calif Sharon is the daughter of Mrs Ray Cobb. Mr and Mrs Craig Smith and family spent from Friday until Monday at Lake Okoboji. Mr and Mrs Harold Hobson had as their guests over the weekend, Mrs Hobson's brothers and sisters-in-law, Mr and Mrs Edgai Traeger of West Union and Mi and Mrs Henry Traeger of Sum ner. —o—. Eight young people of ih* local Methodist church will go to Lake Okeboji on Sunday for a week at Camp Methoji. The session is for high school Freshmen. Mrs Joe Tschetter is youth ad* visor . The two town chapters of 4-H Club met Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs Owen Hurt. Mothers of the girls were guests. Sewing projects were brought and judged by Mrs Kyle Keith in preparation for the Kossuth County Fair. Mrs W. J. Sigsbee was visited last wook by her daughter, Mir W. E. Beardsley and Tom and Jane of Lincoln, Nebraska. Mr Beardsley joined them on Wednesday and with Harlan Sigsbee went to Cass Lake, Minn, for n few days of fishing. The Beards- leys returned home Monday afternoon. Mr and Mrs Russell Rentz and family and Mr and Mrs Fred Wegener attended a family reunion at the home of Mr and Mrs Irvin Heidenwith at Swea City on Sunday. Mr an\ Mrs Wegener are at the home of their son-in- law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Russell Thompson at Burt this week caring for the children while the parents are on vacation. Lotts Creek 4-H Achievement Day The Lotts Creek Lassies held their Achievement Show at the American Legion Hall on August 5. Mary Loebach and Ruth Ann Mogler were hosteses. There were thirty .guests present. A Style Show and Style Revue was also held. Mary Margaret McDonnel was chosen to represent the club in the Junior division at the Fair. Eileen O'Brien was chosen to represent the club in the intermediate division. Mrs Thompson, Mrs Walters and Mrs Vic Dau were the judges. Mrs Isabella Loebaeh and Mrs Sam Mogler served lunch. Some 9M> million Chinese died from famine in the year 1877-78. "•^—""^"^•"••^•"••••^••••••MM $1 Daze at Diamond MOTHERS - one of the finest SPLIT HOOD PARKAS on the market "T f\f\ for $$ daze this 10.95 jacket goes at __ __ / V V $1 Holds , ANY JACKET""r""RE~M^MBiR"i)lam"ond r s"h"a;e sizes fio SBle - s ° save now 54 and will get more if you need them! on that winter jacket. Out They Go ! Linen Weave WASH N' WEAR SLACKS Pr. $2 NYLON NECK T- SHIRTS Small Only 4 for 1.00 25-FOOT TROUBLE LITES 2 Outlets 1.00 BETTER GRADE SPORT SHIRTS Shortsleeve 1.66.or2for$3 ONLY SIX Poplin Jackets Reg. 4.95 Value $1 Ea. CUP-ON BOW TIES A Few Long Ones lOc ea, O. D. 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