The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 21, 1965 · Page 17
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 17

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, September 21, 1965
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80 Lb. Entry Wins Pumpkin Contest Here In the pumpkin growing contest, sponsored by Joe Bradley Implement Co. here, in which the weighing-in took place Saturday afternoon, a Lakota man, August Melz, turned in an entry that weighed 80 Ibs. and won first place with comparative ease. An 80 Ib. pumpkin, it seemed agreed, was a pretty fair-sized punkin in any field. Second place went to Wm.Lof- strom, Armstrong, with a 61 Ib. entry, and third to Alfred Melz, Lakota, with one weighing 58 Ibs. Other winners of prices in the order of their placing, were: Shryl Lieto, Lone Rock, 54 Ibs. A tie, Harold Gross, Whittemore, and Alfred Hahn, Algona, each with a 46 Ib. entry. Webster Orton, Algona, 42Ibs. Marvin Hackbarth, Algona, 40 Ibs. Kathleen Detrick, Whittemore, 39 1/2 Ibs. Mrs. Frank Mittlieder, Algona, 39 Ibs. Clarence Diers, Bancroft, 32 Ibs. Algona Publisher On Program, I.S.U. Printing Seminar Among the speakers to appear at Iowa State University, at a seminar on offset printing, to be held Thursday and Friday of this week, will be Russ Waller, publisher of the Algona Upper Des Motnes. He will appear on a Friday panel with Wm.E. Branen of Burlington, Wis. and Hugh Doty of the Mechanicsville Times, on the subject of cooperative ownership on newspaper offset plants. The Algona publisher is president of Midwest Printing and Lithographing Co., Algona, a cooperative printing enterprise now producing four publications and doing specialty circular and printing work via the web offset method. The conference is sponsored by the University in conjunction with the Iowa Press Association. Ben Carter of the Forest City Summit, will preside at the seminar. Car Damaged, Freak Mishap At Lakota A car driven by Luther G. Lynch, 52, Uneville, was struck by an auto driven by an unknown person and sustained $800 damage in a freak accident one-half mile north of Lakota on highway 9 at 9:35 p.m. Thursday. Mr. Lynch was headed west making a left turn when the unidentified vehicle hit the left front of his auto. Force of the impact spun the Lynch vehicle around on the highway and the other vehicle drove off without stopping, according to Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst who investigated. Sunday, at 445 p. m., cars driven by Greg L, Hatch, 18, and Danny R. Danielsoo, 17, both of Algona, collided at the intersection of Tborington and Nebraska streets, resulting in an estimated $250 damage to the autos. Local police charged Hatch with failing to yield the right-of-way. Tuwdoy, $«pt. 31, 1965 -Algona, (la.) Upper De* Moine* Antique Show Anyone in the community possessing antiques are invited to exhibit them Oct. 22 at an Antique Show to be held in Algona, sponsored by the Extension home economics committee. It is hoped there will be an array of furniture, accessories, glassware, dishes and other antique articles. To register these articles, and for further details, contact the Extension service. Indiana Dairy Man To Speak, F-B Meeting BURT - Henry Schriver, dairy farmer from Indiana, will be featured speaker at the 47th annual Kossutb county Farm Bureau meeting which will be held at the Burt high school auditorium Wednesday, Sept. 29. A dinner will be served by the Burt Band Mothers at 6:30 p.m. Following dinner, a business meeting will be held. Included in business to be conducted will be the election of officers; adopting of ffolicy, and general reports. Also to be considered is a proposed amendment to the by-laws as recommended by the board of directors. Tickets for the dinner may be purchased at the Farnr Bureau office, Algona, and the Farm Service office, Burt. Swea City Classes Elect SWEA CITY - Activities are in full swing at the Swea City Community School with election of class officers and cheerleaders. Cheerleaders tor the coming year are Judy Davidson, Molly Hazelhoff, Nancy Peterson and Kathy Roberts tor the first team. Second team members are Alma Jo Johnson, Nancy KvamsOale, Mardell Peterson and JoAn Smith. Alternates are Pat Phelps and Marjorle Blair. Ommund Skarr was elected president of the senior- class; Paulette Kracht, vice president; Candy Elliott, secretary; and Nancy Peterson, treasurer. Student council members are Paulette and Judy Davidson. Class presidents in the other classes are Craig Larson, Junior; Ed Berg, sophomore; Tom Davidson, freshman. OLDEST Mrs. Margery Branson, 103, this month attended her 95th Guthrie County fair. Mrs. Branson doesn't remember how many times she has won the prize for being the oldest person visiting the fair but fair secretary G. W. Prince says she has been the winner every year for the past 15 years. '^WANTED WANTED - Woman to wrap meat. Apply in person. HOOD'S SUPER VALU. ,.-(70-71) WANT TO RENT - Pasture for 50 stock cows tor 1966. MELV1N POMPE, Whittemore, Phone 4273. (70-72*) HELP WANTED SHOP FOREMAN to manage 8-man shop, Good Salary plus attractive per cent of net profit in service department. Best working conditions and future potential for right man. PERCIVAL MOTORS DODGE - CHRYSLER . (70-71) (jraham s WEDNESDAY NIGHT 7 P.M. to 10 P.M. PROMPTLY AT 7 P. M. WE WILL PUT ON SALE 144 PAIR OF LADIES FIRST QUALITY SEAMLESS NYLON HOSIERY, NEW FALL SHADES, SIZES 9 TO 10 '/2. LIMIT TWO PAIR PER CUSTOMER ••• 42 x 81 INCH TRULON PANELS Diamond Design per pair FANCY STRIPE $ 1.00 Each BATH TOWELS 22 x 44 Inches Fringed Ends 77 THERMO WEAVE BLANKETS Size 70x90 $7,95 Value Only '5.00 COTTON SHEET BLANKETS 70 x 90 White and Pastels 1.99

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