The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 29, 1965 · Page 6
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 29, 1965
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6-Afgo Upp#r OPS, Thur*day, July 29, 1965 Local Scouts Build Bridge Pictured above are five Boy Scouts of Troop 70, Algona. Left to right are Fred Struthers, Duane Hunt, Dave Klley, Wayne Taylor and Tom Laing. The troop of 29 members is directed by Scoutmaster Dick Beisell and Guy Giddings. The boys have had five camp-outs this summer. The Herman Becker farm three miles southeast of Algona is one of the most popular campsites. The boys have erected a troop marker, ceremonial benches, steps and the walking bridge shown above. Other members of Troop 70 are Scott Buchanan, Scott Voyles, Danny Struecker, Jeff Allen, David Beisell, Mike Moulton, Jeff Gilmore, Mike Dailey, Mike Missal, Max Laird, Bruce Johnson and Eugene Hunt. Robert Claude, Steve Mueller, Jimmy Simpson, Tim Boekelman, Craig Lemkee, Rick Kuhn, Carl Morz, Randy Calhoun, Bill Dau HI, Doug Allen, Don James and JimBristow. (UDM Polaroid Photo) Jennings Reunion Honors Woman, 98, At Call Park The show rooms will be open at 0 p.m. Friday, to allow the exhibitor to arrange his displays and exhibits. Hot coffee will be served to all exhibitors Friday night and Saturday morning. Show Superintendents are John Schimmel and Irvin Morey of West Bend, with Ted Charles show secretary. Registration clerks are Mrs. Irvin Morey and Mrs. Joe Thorn of LuVerne. Tabulation clerks are Ted Charles and Howard Smith of LuVerne. Mrs. Dorothy Charles heads the banquet committee, with Fran Slevin and Julia Gatton serving with her. The judging of artistic division entries will be based upon culture, design, relation to container, distinctiveness and originality, suitability and combination of material, color combination, condition, and conformity to schedule. The theme for arrangements will be "Iowa, Our Living Heritage." These will depict "Pioneer Day," "Church in the Wildwood" or any religious theme, Agriculture, "Exploring the Halls of Knowledge," "Herbert Hoover Memorial at West Branch," Industries, "West Bend Grotto," for which rock material may be used, "Landmarks," "Mr. Music Man" and Military Service. In the junior division, for ages 8 to 16, there will be exhibits on "Vacation Time," "Physical Fitness or Athletics", "Magic Mirror," "Don't be aLitterbug" (Keep Iowa Clean), "Wildlife, Prairie, Woods, or Mountains," "Teacher's Desk" and "Favorite Holiday." There will also be a "Public Choice", with an exhibitor entering one spike only. Each person visiting the show will be given a card upon which to cast a single vote, which will be done by number only. The voting will close at 4 p.m. Sunday. Plans are incomplete for the banquet, which will be held Saturday evening. Cash and special awards will be presented then for grand champion and reserve champion of the show. Also, at the banquet, the annual state meeting will be held, with election of officers and board of directors. LILY A regal lily in the front of the house of Mrs. Mary Streit, Ashton, produced 14 blossoms this year which is very unusual. The plant now stands almost six feet. The Jennings family reunion honoring the coming 98th birthday of Rose Seaver Jennings was held at Call State Park»> Algona on July 25 with 80 relatives and close friends attending. Two five generation groups were among the gathering. Present but not pictured were the generations of Mrs. Jennings, great-grandmother, Mrs. Esther Ditsworth of Carlsbad, Cal., grandmother Mrs. Bonnie King of St. Paul, Minn., father Harry Hawley and son Billy* Jo6 of Newport, Minn. Mrs. Jennings was born at Manson, Iowa, September 8,1867, and remembers much of Iowa as wide, unbroken spaces with very few people. She married Theodore Jennings (who passed away many years ago), had a family of ten with seven surviving and now has 139 living direct descendents with total family count of approximately 200 plus with 10 great, great grandchildren. Attending from out of town were Mrs. Esther Ditsworth and June of Carlsbad, Cal.; Mrs. Al Styes and Roy of Anaheim, Cal.; Mrs. Mae Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Lowman and family. Glenda and Pam Selle, all of Albert Lea, Minn.; Mrs. Barney Speraw and Mike, Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Jones and family of Minneapolis. Mr. and Mrs. Bob King, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hawley and family of St. Paul; Mr. and Mrs. Tom Ditsworth of Burlington; Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Ditsworth of Rockwell; Mr. and Mrs. Don Palmer and Patsy of Klemme, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Niemeyer and Jon of Ft. Dodge; Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Pfeffer of Clear Lake; Mr. and Mrs. Carless Jennings and daughters of Fairmont, Minn. Others here were Mr. and Mrs. Perry Lowman and son of rural Algona, Mrs. Bill Oliver and family of Portland, Oregon and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Prlngle and son of Charles City. State Glad Show Slated Here On August 14-15 Algona will be host for the 31st year to an annual gladiolus show. The 1965 Iowa State Gladiolus show will be held here August 14-15, under sponsorship of the North Central Iowa Gladiolus Society. The exhibit will be held in the Algona high school gymnasium, with no admission charge to the public. President of the local organization is Mrs. John Schimmel, who is also on the state board of governors. Vice-president is Julia Gatton and secretary- treasurer is Ted Charles. All exhibitors must be members oi the Iowa State Gladioous Society, except in the junior division. All exhibitors must show their 19G5 state membership card to the show clerk prior to receiving their entry number. Anyone who is not a state member and who wishes to exhibit may obtain a membership card. All entries shall be in their proper places by 11 a.m. and those in vases and baskets, as well as arrangements, by noon. Judging will begin as soon as possible thereafter. An exhibitor may make entries in each class, not exceeding three, but each entry must be of a different variety. Containers for all spike classes will be furnished by the local society. Vases, baskets, bowls and other containers must be furnished by the exhibitor. All Gladioli will be grown by exhibitors, except the basket, vase, and arrangement entries, Any natural foliage may be used, but the use of artificial filler or ribbons is prohibited. YES! Guess Total AGE OF OUR Bank Staff Come tn and Look Us Over on Ridiculous t) ays _ w» Will Just Act Natural First Closest WINS SAVINGS ACCOUNT Second Closest WINS SAVINGS ACCOUNT We can't very well run a 'Sidewalk Bank' and we don't have any Balloons to bust - but we do have a Guessing Contest for you on Ridiculous Day. Come in and write down your guess on the TOTAL AGE of all our Bank staff. Here's a list of us: Elaine Wolllne Ardlth I. Boykon Lucille Ramus Na Dleno Stlllman Dolores Thompson Dlanne Kuhlmann Sharon K. Holmer* Juno Pomplun Harold Gilmore Al Agena Roy McMahon Ed Gilmore John M. Lande Anna Merrltt Alice Reding Write down your guess and drop it in box at Bank. Winners will be posted on Bank window Saturday OWA STATE BANK MSMBIK F&I.C AIGONA IOWA Bride-To-Be Of Irvington Man Shower Honoree IRVINGTON - A prenuptual shower was held Sun. p.m. at St. Cecelia's Hall in Algona honoring Sandra Gorrotto of Mason City, bride-to-be of Patrick Frankl. She received many useful gifts. Five hundred was played after which a luncheon was served by the hostesses. Prize winners at 500 were Mrs. Caroline Kunkel and Mrs. Anna Geishecker, and door prize went to Mrs. Marie Siemer. The wedding will be on Aug. 14 - at Holy Family Catholic church in Mason City. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Dole attended the Schumacher reunion at Clear Lake Sunday. Mrs. Chas. Reaper and Mrs. L. Hansen returned Sunday from Carlos, Minn, where they visited the John Morris family. Cindy Lou, the youngest of the Norris family re turned with them to remain for a few weeks. Mrs. Lee VanderWaal and children Jeff and Terry have visited at the homes of her mother, (Mrs. Colwell) and sister Mr. and Mrs. Davis here, and at the VanderWaal Sr's in Algona the past week. They live at Bourbonis, 111. where Lee is employed with J. C. Penney Co. The Howard Butterflelds of near Abilene, Texas, former resident here called on friends Wednesday evening. They are guests at home of his sister Mr. and Mrs. Tony Sorensen, Algona. Vera Schneider left Wed. a.m. for Iowa City hospital for medical treatment. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Becker and Ronald and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Ludwig were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Farrell, Sioux City. Mr. Becker was honored guest as it was his birthday. BANCROFT By Mrs. Lawrence Bergman! 'Hi • Mr. and Mrs. Richard Menke are home after spending several days with the Duane McCleish and Vic Hansen family in Chicago. Mrs. Marvin Becker and son's spent this week at Madison Lake, Minn, visiting her parents, the Jack Lynch's. Mr. Becker spent the weekend there and the family returned home with him Sunday. James Doyle, who recently returned after two years in the service, is now employed with the McGuire road ere win Algona. Mrs. Larry Bergman, Algona, spent Sunday with his parents, the Laurence Bergmans. A family get-together was held Sunday at the BerthaBuschhome. Mrs". Diane Fosnaugh and family Algona spent the day with her erandmothe r. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Buscn Algona, were also present. Mr. and Mrs. Glen McCleish are spending this week In Chicago, their sons Duane and David who are employed by an airline, presented their parents with a plane trip to Washington to visit her sister and brother and families. Mr. and Mrs. F. X. Mescher accompanied them to Dyersville where they will visit relatives. PIKE Evelyn Brumbaugh, Rockwell City, caught the biggest northern pike yet this year at North Twin Lake on July 9. The.northern weighed 11 pounds and she caught it on a chub. RldlCuLoUs? You Bet! OUR SIDEWALK STORE OPENS AT 6 A.M. FRIDAY mtiffv iiflMlai 1 (Jrahams Come Early I - Stay Late! - No GiveAways, No Fringe Benefits, No Guarantees, No Profit, No Exchanges — No Refunds, Just a lot of Great Values and a lot of Fun in Algona on Ridiculous Day, Friday. Sidewalk Store From Our Boy* Dep't Sport Shirts, Knit Shirts, On the Sidewalk Greatly Reduced. IH We've really stuck our neck out with these values? SIDEWALK SPECIAL I Boys Heavy Weight BLUE DENIM JEANS 13% «. Denim Western Cut Regulars and Slims. 2 pair $3.00 Sidewqlk Store. Racks of Sportswear Dresssef, Odds and Ends in Both Ladies and Girls. All Marked Down for this Great Day of Values: On the Sidewalk Stare. $5.00 *£• &* +«** et^" \1& W »Y* fc t\0 qj* THE TIDE WILL BE LOW - THE PRICES WILL BE LOWER AT BOMGAARS BEACH on RIDICULOUS DAYS SHOP THE SIDEWALK - SHOP THE MAIN STORE

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