The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 18, 1966 · Page 1
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The "FIRST-OF-THE-WEEK" Tabloid . . . Clwir Picture* - More News - Biggest Circulation jtlaincs M Nov. iiiM . at the t'ostof/lce at Al«ona. Iowa 1932, under Act of Congress of Match a! 1879. ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 1966 - 16 page* tabloid ^ VOL. 101 NO. 4 Chorus Names Moen Prexy ^ Hilma Kickbush Dies; Funeral Held Saturday Hilma L. Kickbush, 54, Algona, resident of Kossuth county for the past 23 years, died Wednesday, Jan. 12, aFUniversity hospitals, Iowa City. Funeral services for Mrs. Kickbush were held Saturday at 2 p. m. in Trinity Lutheran church, with Rev. G. J.C.Gerike officiating. Burial was at Riverview cemetery and McCullough Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Leonard Warner, Ray Dremmel, Ray Westling, Frank Kern, Duane Hagen and Leland Hagen. Hilma L. Hagen, daughter of Henry and Caroline Ball Hagen, was born Aug. 16,1911 at Guttenberg and was married to Kenneth Kickbush at Dubuque Apr. 14, 1931. He preceded her in death May 2, 1965. She is survived by five children, Janice (Mrs. Joe Funk), Algona; Rodney, Mason City; Doris (Mrs. Paul Tegland), Goodell; Bueford, Sioux City; and Virginia (Mrs. Thomas Potter), Mesquite, Tex.; five brothers and sisters, Edmund and Hilda (Mrs. Fred Amsden), Guttenberg; Elsie (Mrs. Wm. Fascher), Elkader; Elfrieda (Mrs. FelixSchmal),Spirit Lake; and Eldo, Sterling, m.; and 14 grandchildren. Taken To Iowa City Emil Lovstad was taken to the University hospital at Iowa City Jan. 13 where he will have surgery later this week, Mr. Lovstad, an employee of Modern Dry Cleaners, has been ill for the last two months, and had also been hospitalized at St. Ann hospital. Fracture* Ankle Gene Hood, Algona insurance man, fractured an ankle recently in a fall on ice, and is temporarily hospitalized. The Kossuth County Chorus recently elected Dick Moen, Algona president for the coming year. He is shown in the above photo seated in the center of the front row. Other officers include, seated. Jerry Helmke, Humboldt, second vice president, left, and Don Gant, Algona, first vice president- standing left to right. Art Olson, Algona, secretary, Ron Schultz, Humboldt, member of board, L. L. Riter, Algona, treasurer, Dave Kollasch, WMttemore, member of board, and Roland Bode, member of board and retiring president. (Glenn's Studio Photo) SiffiSSigSiS-S-SSSSS-^ Fenton Man Plaintiff In 564,393 Damage Action cruel and inhuman treatment and seeks custody of two minor children and right and proper alimony. They were married at Ida Grove July 1,1942. Three Mishaps, Two Drivers Charged Here Three mishaps were investigated here during the weekend, with a total of $1,330 in damage to property reported. There were no personal injuries. At 3:55 p. m. Sunday, a car driven by Roger W. Brandow, .. ,20, Algona, collided with a parked •I car owned by Floyd S. Gregory, 50, Eagle Grove, on State street, resulting in $500 damage to the autos. The Algona driver was charged with failing to have control of bis vehicle by police who investigated. At 7:55a, m.Saturday, tractor- trailer trucks driven by Walter V, Vanderwell, 37, Hull, and Rodney F. Ross, 26, Estherville, sideswiped on highway 169 4 1/2 miles south of Algona, Damage to the rigs was estimated at $750 and Ross was charged with failing to yield one-half of the traveled portion of the highway by Patrolman Charles Bird who investigated, At 2:50 p, ro. the same day, a car driven by Kathleen L, Detrick, 35, Whittemore, struck a bridge on highway 18 at the west edge of the 'Aigona city limits and sustained an estimated $75 damage. A Fenton man, Eldon Duncan, plaintiff, is asking a total of $64,393.60 from John H. Struecker, defendant, in a damage suit filed this week in district court here. The case was filed as the result of a car-tractor mishap on highway 44 four miles north of Fenton May 19, 1965 in which the plaintiff alleges he sustained severe injuries. Duncan was passenger in a car driven by LeRoy Jacobsen when the vehicle collided with a tractor driven by Struecker. The petition states the tractor was over eight feet wide and did not have clearance lights as required by law and no red light on the rear, also required on vehicles traveling on highways in Iowa. The mishap occurred about 10 p. m. The plaintiff seeks hospital costs of $2,628.20, doctor bills of $728, ambulance and medicine costs, $37.40 and $60,000 for injuries and future treatment costs. Michael Fisch entered a plea of guilty to a charge of larceny of property of value Ja excess of $20 before Judge G. W. Stillman and was sentenced to five years in the men's reformatory at Anaraosa this week. He was alleged to have taken four radios from Hamilton Hatchery at Wesley June 19, 1965, Appeal bond in the matter was set at $1,500. A petition for divorce and a temporary injunction were filed in behalf of Christine McCullough, plaintiff, also this week, She seeks a divorce from Robert W, McCullougU, charging Student Needs 250 Stitches, Five Hours Surgery In Mishap Open House Today An open house from 9 a. m. to 4 p. m. is being held today (Tuesday), at the Burt Telephone Co. where a new dial system has recently been installed. There will be registration prizes, also. Ray C. Dremmel is president, and Mrs. Wallace Hawcott, secretary, of the Burt company. AW?ftWS:::Wft::::X'X-x-x-:.xw:.x.v.v.-.v: Mack Wise Of Sexton Dies; Rites Today SEXTON - Mack Wise, 74, operator of the general store here for the past 12 years, succumbed to a heart attack in the store at 8 a. m. Saturday. He had a prior attack two weeks earlier, was hospitalized, but had felt all right and returned to his job before the fatal attack. Funeral services for Mr. Wise will be held at 2 p. m. today CTuesday) at Blake Funeral Home, Wesley, with burial to follow at the Britt cemetery. Born and raised in the Sexton area, he farmed near here for a while, then moved to Mason City where he operated a store. He moved back to Sexton at least 12 years ago and had run the store here since that time. The Wise family has operated the general store here for 40 years. He is survived by his wife; two sons, Frank and Lloyd, Mason City; two brothers, Herman, Wesley, and Strother, Mason City; three sisters, Mrs. Nell Opheim, Sexton, Dorothy, Chicago, and Mrs. Dovie Stratton, living in California, and several grandchildren. Mercury Dips To -12 Early Monday Here It got cold here early Monday but it's been colder this winter as a -12 degree reading was five degrees warmer than the season low. Hardly anyone could notice the difference in the two days, however. It snowed three times during the period, with the latest amount Saturday not measured. High reading here was 24 degrees Thursday afternoon. Here are the marks: H L S Jan, 13 24 10 1/4" Jan, 14 22 13 Jan, 15 21 15 Tr, Jan, 16 83 Jan, 17 — -12 Arm & Face Injuries In Door Collision Mark Prieskorn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Prieskorn, Algona, and a sophomore at Garrigan high school, sustained severe cuts on his left arm and face in a strange mishap at the school Thursday. According to reports, a large group of students were heading out the front doors at the building and Mark stuck out his left hand to hit the door release, missed and his hand and arm went through the glass in the door. The resulting serious and deep cut on his left forearm and cuts on his face required five hours of surgery at St. Ann hospital where about 250 stitches were required to close the wounds. As a result, Mark, a regular on the Garrigan fresh-soph basketball team, was not in action Friday night against Austin Pacelli - and it is not known when he will be available. Increase Capital Stock Of Iowa State Bank At the annual meeting of stockholders of the Iowa State Bank of Algona, held last Tuesday evening , it was voted to increase the capital stock of the bank to $250,000 by declaring a stock dividend'. This represents an increase of $100,000. All officers and directors were reelected as follows: Harold Gilmore, chairman; Al Agena, president; Roy McMahon, vice president; E. J. Gilmore, cashier; Arlan Tengwall, ass't .cashier; and directors, Al Agena, Harold Cowan, Harold Gflmore, Luke Linnan, Roy McMahon, Clarence Mawdsley and David Smith. Has A Branch In England Snapron Tools Corporation has increased its activities in England by opening its first British branch fn Kettering, Northans, which is located approximately 80 miles from London. The new operation will parallel the marketing pattern which has proven so successful for Snap-on in the United States Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico This facility will be a base of operations for Snap-on dealers Working from, trucks, Snap-on representatives will provide direct sales and service of tools

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