The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 9, 1965 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, November 9, 1965
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The "FIRST-OF-THE-WEEK" Tabloid . . . Clear Pictures - More News - Biggest Circulation glgotra Upper 23es; JWotncss VOL. 100 NO. 84 Sr«i« d i5*. 8e< i on ?J2 aM matter a » the postofflce at Algona, Iowa (60511), Nov. 1, 1832. under Act of Congress of March 3. 1879. AIGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1965 28- Tabloid Pages - 2 Sections Industrial Meet Here Wednesday Youth/17, Loses Fingers In Corn Picker David Lynch, Jr., age 17 and son of Mr. and Mrs. David Lynch, ST. of Lone Rock, lost three fingers of his left hand in a corn-picker accident at 9 a. m. Saturday morning. His father was working in the cornfield when the accident occurred. David, Jr., was working in the yard at the barn on the elevator. The elevator had a bar-shield, and when the equipment became clogged, David touched it. He was wearing gloves, and when he put his hand on the elevator, his hand was caught. He walked to the house to notify his mother, who brought him to St. Ann hospital, where he was immediately admitted to surgery. Patricia, age 10 his younger sister, had been released from St. Ann only the day before, following surgery for an appendectomy. Although she had not completely rec °vered from her operation, she walked into the field to notify her father of the accident. They came immediately to St. Ann. David is a senior at St. John's of Bancroft, and a nephew of Mrs. T. James Palmer of Algona, who went to the hospital immediately upon receiving notice of the accident. Thieves Rob 2 LuVerne Gas Stations Of $18 Thieves who broke into two gas stations at LuVerne, sometime early Saturday morning, got away with a net of about $18 in cash. The break-ins at Lu- Verne were part of a series of nine such robberies reported over a three-county area, Four break-ins were reported in Humboldt county and three in Wright county. At Nielsen's D-X station in LuVerne, the front door was smashed and a cash register stolen, with about $9.25 in the register. The machine was later found in a ditch near Hardy, At Lowell's Standard Service in LuVerne, the same procedure took place and an unlocked cash register had about $6,25 removed, Nothing else seemed to have been stolen. Similar break-ins were reported at Hardy, Renwick, Goldfield and Eagle Grove, with larger sums being stolen in several in. stances, Service stations were the main targets, Deputy Sheriff Don Wood investigated for fee Kossuth county connection with toe robberies. Changes Skyline At Wesley .The skyline at Wesley has taken on a different look this year with toe recent completion of a new water tower, which will be put into service for residents there as soon as all toe underground pipes, valves, etc, are installed. Shown in toe picture above as it appears while standing directly beside toe south side (when looking up), toe new tower, which received an aqua green paint job, is 130 feet high, only 30 feet below toe Wesley Cooperative grain elevator, which reaches 160 feet into toe sky. The huge ball at the top will hold 75,000 gallons when filled later and has WESLEY painted on toe north and south sides. It will improve water service greatly. Other new structures constructed at Wesley during recent years include toe Blake Funeral Home, a corn dryer and 2,000 ton fertilizer mixing plant at toe elevator, a propane gas station at toe K & H Oil Co, and more than 20 new homes. Other changes at Wesley include a coin-operated laundromat in toe old post office building. The post office was also re-located. Mafh Kapp, 82, Passes Here farm west of Algona where they lived until moving to town in 1942. He continued doing farm work and was later employed at toe Weidenhoff plant here for four years. He was preceded in death by his wife in 1959 and is survived by three daughters, Wilma (Mrs. Russ Pickett), Ankeny, Luella (Mrs. W. D. Hemminson), Des Moines, and Arline (Mrs. Sterling Logue), Grand Island, Nebr.; a sister, Annie (Mrs. Ben Heyer), Beckermeyer, 111.; two brothers, Henry, Beckermeyer, 111., and Joe, Cutbank, Mont.; five grandchildren and one great grandchild. Four brothers and three sisters preceded him in death. Math Kapp, 82, well-known retired farmer, died Saturday at 4;30 p, m, at his home here. He suffered from a heart ailment. Funeral services for Mr, Kapp were held at St. Cecelia's Catholic church here this morning (Tuesday) at 9:30 a. m,, with Msgr, P, P, Gearen officiating, Burial followed at Calvary- cemetery and Hamilton Funeral home was in charge of arrangements, Mr, Kapp, son of Henry and Catharine Von Hatten Kapp, was born at St. Rose, m, Sept. 18, 1883. He worked in coal mines in Illinois and came to Bancroft in 1910, April 19, 1912, he was married to Rose M, Sandt at Bancroft and they returned to Illinois where they lived for two years, returning to a farm north of Bancroft, then in 1928 to a Hits Bridge An Algona man, Elmer E. Hauenstein, 63, escaped injury when toe auto he was driving struck a bridge on a blacktop road five miles northeast of Algona at 7:30 Wednesday. According to toe report he turned in at toe sheriffs office, be met a vehicle which had a spotlight turned on which blinded him and be could not seethe bridge, Execs Of Iowa Beef Pack To Outline Plans Final plans for the annual meeting of the Algona Industrial Development Corporation were completed at a board meeting Friday noon. The event will take place Wednesday evening Nov. 10, at the Algona Country Club, starting at 6:30 p. in., according to Jerry Leaneagh, president. Wives of the members have been invited. Featured speaker of the evening will be Maurice McGill, financial vice- president, and Arden Walker, vice-president in charge of public relations, both of the Iowa Beef Packers, Inc. That Denison company last week announced purchase of a 400- acre tract of land from Gerald Frank! at Irvington, at which they will make extensive expansions. C. W. Conn and Jerry Leaneagh met with officials of the company in Denison and arranged for these speakers. Special guests will include John Rodeen of Des Moines, member of the Iowa Development Commission, and representatives of both the Northwestern and Milwaukee Railroads. Jack Limbaugh, Don Gant, and others of the local development organization will give reports of progress of the past year. . A number of local manufacturing firms will have displays ,of products manufactured in Algona. They will include Met- ronics, Weidenhoff, Universal, Pioneer Hi-Bred Corn Co., the Directory Service Co., Algona Vault Service and Cook Welders Supply, Inc. Three new directors will be elected. Those nominated for three year terms include Jerry Leaneagh, Jack Limbaugh, and Dean Taylor. Murray Mowers and David Smith were recently elected to fill vacancies for a three-year term. Directors whose terms will continue include Jack Chris- chilles, William Conn, Don Gant, Harry Greenberg, Burton Harmes, Al Agena, George Allen, Dick Cook, Jim Milder and Pat Montag. Presiding at the meeting will be Jerry Leaneagh. William F. Steele is the secretary. The board of directors, as elected at the annual meeting, will hold an organizational meeting within a few days after Wednesday's meeting. Officers elected then will assume their duties immediately. Previously, the annual meeting of the Algona Industrial Development Corporation has been held in conjunction with and directly following the annual meeting of the Algona Chamber of Commerce early in toe year. The former is holding its meeting this month in toe belief by both groups that separate meetings will benefit both organizations.

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