The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 31, 1960 · Page 6
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 31, 1960
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««Atg6fla (fa.) Upptr 0«* Mftinii Tueaday, May 3t, t a 60 Ernie Jensen to Retire After 43 Banking Years LuVeme Man By Don Smith In about a week, Ernest (Ernie) Jensen, well-known longtime Lone Rock resident, will be doing plenty of what he likes most — fishing. • ' ' Ernie, who is perhaps best known to many patrons of the Lone Rock Bank, where he ,served as bookkeeper and cashier for 43 years prior to his retirement Saturday, May 28, and Mrs Jensen plan to move to Hackerisack, .Minn, where they will live on the shore of Webb Lake. The Jensens purchased the al-1- weather home two years ago arid it has been tenanted 'by a son, Donald, and 4 his family. •, .. . . Mr Jensen will keep his finger in the business world at Hackensack. He plans to Do'nald in the real estate and insurance business, at Jeast part of the Year Sentence' A LuVerne man, William E. Hof, was sentenced to seven years in the' state penitentiary at Fort Madison Friday by Judge G. W. Stillman after Hof entered a guilty plea to a charge of false drawing and uttering of a bank check for $42.50. The sentence was rrieted out in district court and Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst took Hof to Fort Madison the same day. ' The check was passed at the Sportsmen's Tavern at Lu Verne. Appeal bond was set at $2,500. Eugene Johnson was fined $200 in district court' the same day after he entered a plea of guilty to a charge of importation of feeder pigs without health certificate. According to the information, he sold approximately 250 feeder pigs to Raymond Brandt of Titonka after bringing them In from out of state. He waived counsel and appeal bond was set at $500 by Judge Stillman. Clarence Prentice of Fort 1 Dodge has .been charged with operating a motor vehicle without the owner's consent in district court, pertaining A petition was filed to the matter this •Fri., - June 3 Andy Doll & Band June 4 Ray Lewis & Orch. .Tues.,.- June 7 — Teens The Tornadoes Thur. •- June 16 Jan Garber & World Famous Orch. CHARLES (Chuck) BLOOM For All MUTUAL FUNDS Phone CYpress 4-2595 Algona time. If the elder Jensens like it in .their new home and surroundings, it is probable they will live at Hackensack the year around from now on. If not, they probably will return to Lone Rock. Mr Jensen was born on a farm midway between West Branch and Downey, la. After completion of his high school education -at Downey, he attended Dana College at Blair, Neb. for two years, then studied for a year at , Cedar Rapids Business College. He took business courses both places.' Ernie became' bookkeeper for his future father-in-law at Graettinger and a year later' went to Estherville where he was employed in a bank for six months. The Jensens arrived at Lone Rock in Oct., 1917, and with the exception of eight months in the .army during World War I, Mr Jensen has been employed in the Lone Rock Bank since that time. • -• Besides fishing, Mr Jensen's hobbies includes coin collecting, hunting and refinishing antique furniture, at which he has spent many hours. When asked how he became interested in antique furniture, he says, "it was due to necessity after Mrs Jeqsen and myself were marrie.d. We, needed furniture, so we picked up old piecep and I cleaned them up, rebuilt them and they served us well." Now the Jensens have many antiques, including several pieces that are nearly a century old. i Mrs Jensen is the former Esther Osher of Graettinger. She was educated there, then graduated from the University of Iowa at Iowa City. She has completed many oil paintings during recont years after studying the subject at night school in Algona. The Jensens have six children, including Mrs Marion Wald. Tucson, Ariz.; Mrs Dorothy Mull and Mrs Helen Howe, Muscatine; Donald, Hackensack; Richard, now working on his doctor's degree in Latin on a Ford Fellowship at North Carolina University; and Gerald, a sophomore in electrical engineering at the University of Iowa. They also have 12 itrandchildren. Air and Mrs Jensen spent the Memorial Day weekend at West Branch, and plan to leave for Hackensack and plenty of fishing and huntine June 6. Their many friends will miss them. week. He reportedly took an auto owned by an area farmer who was his employer in April and was later apprehended by Sheriff Lindhorst and returned here. $148 J5 Sewer Contract Let By City Council A Forast City firm, Gjellafald Associates, Inc., was awarded a contract by Algona's city council Wednesday night, May 25, amounting to $148,365 fpr the i - WeidenhoffCorp. Elects Off leers Here/ May 26 Elmer Walter At the annual meeting of the board of directors of the Wei- denhoff Corporation, held'in Algona, May 26, the following officers were elected: W. W. Daniel, president; ,K. T. Peirce, vice president and general manager; R. L.' Grover, secretary; Elmer Walter, treasurer and comptroller; and M. M. Sloniker, asst. secretary. Mr Walter, pictured above, is a new member of the board. The annual meeting of Snap- On Tools, Inc., parent company of Weidenhoff, was also .recently held, and Mr Daniel was nam-. ed vice president in charge of manufacturing for Snap-On, Mr Grover was named as vice president and secretary of Snap-On. A visit to the Weidenhoff plant in Algona was made, by the combined boards of Snap-On ' Tools Corporation and Weidenhoff Corporation, to inspect, and observe, the growth and progress at the local plant. completion -of huge sewer relief system that will serve the east and northeast portions of Algona. Gjellafald was the only bidder for the project. Work is to begin June 15, and Dec. 1, 1960 is listed as completion date. The new line will run a zig-zag pattern from the intersection of .Main and Elm streets to a point near the city dump. A total of 6100 feet of 15 and 21 inch, pipe is to be installed. The bid price is almost $18,000 above the original estimate made by Wallace and Holland, Mason City engineering firm, and total cost of the project is expected to be $170,065. The additional $21,700 will be spent for legal, administration, engineering, inspection and staking ($19,700), easements ($1,000) and move telegraph line ($1,000). Condemnation proceedings will be started on some property needed for the project, while easements have already been obtained on other property involved. There were no oral or written objections to the proposal filed during an open hearing that preceded the letting of bids. Intoxicated, Algonan Gets 10-Day Term Swimming Pools Slated To Open In This Area Algona's• swimming, pool will open this Friday, June 3, according to Howie Stephenson, poo" manager. A special 50 cent reduction on all season ticket wil be offered to persons who purchase their tickets tomorrow (Wednesday) and Thursday, June 1-2. - ' Bill Kraft, Ben Herbst, Louise Garry, Linda Smith and Pat Cowan will serve as lifeguards at the pool. Here are season ticket prices f6r i960: • ' .--,'/• a Through 11 years of age—$3.95 12 - 16 years of age — $4.95 £ Over 16 years of age — $5.95 Single admissions will also be sold each day during the seasoa NEW BANCROFT POOL Officials at Bancroft have announced trie new swimming pool there will open Saturday, June 4. The 40x120 foot pool-will be open from 2 to 9 p.m. daily all summer. Construction of the pool besan late last summer. It is located in the city park near Memorial baseball park in the east part of town. Three lifeguards, Gwen Baker. Rebecca Becker and Betty Menke, have been hired by AnnLichterOf Shower Honoree Burl — Anrt Lichtei 4 . St. Paul, daughter of Dr.' and Mrs.' M. I. Lichter, was the guest,of honor at a miscellaneous shower given for her in St. Cecelia's hall at Algona Sunday afternoon. A program was presented Which included piano selections 'by Joyce Erpelding; "The Life of Anrt" by Nancy Garman; "Yellow,Rose of Texas" by Mary Jane and Kathleen Garman, and Judy and Blondina Erpelding accompanied by Joyce Garman. Ann was assisted in opening her many gifts by her sister, Lois and her cousin, Judy Lichter. Miss Lichter, who will graduate with a B. S. degree in nursing from St. Catherine's, St. Paul, June 2, will become the bride of Jerry Garman at St. Cecelia's church, Algona, at 9 a.m. July 2. Jerry, who is the son of Mr and Mrs William Garman, Algona, is employed at Corpus .Christie, Texas. , Hostesses at Sunday's shower were the Mesdames Bob Garman, Lakefield, Minn., Stanley Garman, Corwith, Sylvester Garman, Britt, Leo and Gerald Garman, Algona, Victor Garman, Burt, and Mrs Bill Erpelding, Algona. Attending the shower from Burt were Mrs M. I. Lichter and Ann and Mrs W. D. Howie and Lois Lichter of Mason City. Mrs Howie is Ann's grandmother. Algerians'Son To Be Ordained In Minnesota be Msgf. P, P, GeWerji pastor at St. Cecelia's, , , . ' , 1 , ~ft graduate of Si 'Cecelia's Aca'; ft". Atlrellus was borh a! Austin, Mih'n. and came here With, his parents hi 1947. His first' two years of college were at St. John's University and he entered the monastery as a novice in July, 1953. He later graduated with a fl.A. degree in philosophy, then studied.divinity at the Abbey .near • St. Cloud. After his first year there, he made his fittal 'vows as a Benedictine monk. As,a cleric, Fr. Aurelius edited a monthly publication .at -the Abbey and he taught English in the preparatory school .durinj his,final year of training. After spending a few days in Algona, Fr. Aurelius will leava for Immaculate, Conception Abbey in Missouri where he will attend a summer institute. tUDM 'Engraving) ',.".•• Little Leagues Open Play Here Play in Algona's three little leagues will begin tomorrow (Wednesday) evening at three sites at 6 p.m. Here is the slate of games for the first week of the eight-week leagues:/ 23 Cub Scouts „• ' • ' . •. • ,! Receive Honors The annual .Cub Scout family pot luck picnic was held May 24 at Call State Park with a large ' attendance, culminating with presentation of awards; by Virgil Rohlf, cubmaster, to 23 Scouts. •Webelo badges went to Steven A. Hutchlstin and Dcftn A. .fee- ter, and Webelo graduation cert* Waller, Terry Long/ Donald Courtney, Don L..Ha*sn, Gary Lamuth and Roger Menneke. Other awards: Bear badge, Richard P. .Post; silver and gold arrow, Tim Will; wolf badge, Billy R. Burt; silver arrow under wolf, Mitfe Kajewski and John P Muller; gold arrow under Uort, Randy A. Snyder, , • s , Denner stripes went to John A. .Shillingtbn, Billy R LarSon, Jeff Pickett, Craig A Tayto tod- Steven VoylesSj 2 ydar bar and service' star, StfeVe.n VoyleSj bob cat pirts to Mike ^Pfothmah, *"-" 4 " Ktause, ^Jflc^waliegi^^ Rev. Fr. Aurelius Aurelius John Burns. Q.S.B., will be ordained to the priesthood June 4 at 9 a.m. in St. Mary's Cathedral at St Cloud. Minn. Fr. Aurelius is the son of Mr and Mrs Vernon Burns, Algona, and brother of Mrs Al Boekelman and Mrs Ed Skilling, Algona. Fr. Aurelius will offer his first solemn Mass in St. , Cecelia's Catholic church, here June 12 at officials of the town to work 11:30 a.m. 'Assistant priest will GOVERNMENT POSITIONS Attractive Starting Salaries Thousands to be filled MEN — WOMEN AGES 18-51 Clerks, Typists, Postal Trans. Clerks. Mail Caniers, P. O. Clerks. Asst. Meat and Livestock Inspectors, Custom-Immigration Service, Conservation, Forestry Aide, Store Keepers, Law Enforcement. These are only a few of hundreds of classifications. There will be many appointments to U. S. Civil Service jobs in this region during the next 12 months. CAREER SERVICE, INC, is a private educational institution training qualified persons until appointed. CAREER SERVICE, INC. p. O. BOX 500 LA CROSSE, WISC. NAME ADDRESS - CITY-STATE — PHONE -AGE \— ACCUPATIQN WORK HOURS FROM — TO — If R. F. D. give exact directions to your home. ^ Seven KossutK Students Get Diplomas, ISU Seven students from this area were among 1,058 graduates who received degrees and certificates during the eighty-ninth annual commencement program at Iowa Stale University, Ames, Saturday morning. Included were Alvin Lundh, son of Mrs Sigrid Lundh, who got a degree in architectural engineering; David Phillips, son ol Mrs Richard Phillips, physics- and Cheryl VanderWaal, daughter of Mr and Mrs M. L. Van- dc'rWeial, sociology, all Algona Donald Mullins. son of Mr and Mrs Leonard Mullins, Corwith, industrial administration; Jerry Crouch, son of Mr and Mrs Earl Crouch, doctor of veterinary medicine; and James W. Schwart/,_son of Mr and Mrs J. A. Schwartz, history, Fenton; and Lynn Struthers, son of Mr and Mrs D. H. Struthers, mechanical eneincering. Fcsley. President James H. Hilton of the University delivered a brief farewell 16 the graduates and presented the diplomas. Myrwin Dimond was with intoxication, ar- An Algona man received a 10-day jail sentence following a preliminary hearing in Justice C. H. Ostwinkle's court this week, charged rested by local police and is now serving his term in the county jail. Other cases heard by Ostwinkle included: Joseph Meurer, Wesley, $10, striking an unattended vehicle; W. L. Hagberg, Minneapolis, $10, truck speeding; Bernard Monaghan, Riceville, Hugh Mackintosh, Livermore, and Donald Jennings, Vinton, $10 each, night speeding; Theodore Collins, Livermore, $8, night speeding; Robert Goecke, Algona, $10 ($5 suspended), no operator's license; Howard Long, Algona, $5, faulty equipment; Edwin Dumstorff, Bancroft, $5, improper muffler; and Joseph Losinski, Minneapolis, $5, following too close. Costs were also assessed in each case. HOUSEHOLD GOODS SALE Mrs Lampright will sell the following household goods of the late Ole Allison at the residence at 701 S. Minnesota Saturday, June 4ih. starting at 10 A.M. and continuing until everything is sold. Frigidalre Refrigerator, Norge electric range, Porcelain top kitchen table, odd chairs, light oak dining room suite, drop leaf dining room table, rockers, mirrors, Davenport and chair, hall tree, 2 radios, library table, leather upholstered sofa, book case, studio couch, desk suitable for office or den, wool rugs and pads, cedar chest, trunk, 2 double beds complete, dresser, commode, chest wardrobe combination, Camera, Stevens single barrel shot gun, upright vaccum sweeper, card table and 4 chairs, Maytag washing machine, double rinse tubs, roll-away-bed, rug loom, fruit jars, crocks, ladders, garden tools, hand tools, blankets, quilts, linens, Bavarian china dishes, many miscellaneous articles. The word "barbecue" is said to have been used in Virginia 8 North Iowa Towns Organize Softball Loop Ringsted — Eight North Iowa towns will sponsor soft ball teams and have scheduled all games to start at 8:30 p.m. The first home game was to have been Friday night, May 27, but rain cancelled most openers. The soft ball teams are from Buffalo Center, Armstrong, Ledyard, Swea City, Titonka, Elmore, Dolliver an4 Ringsted. MODERN HOME WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION ON THURSDAY, JUNE 23 AT 6 P.M. AT FENTON, IOWA r- • • THIS IS THE AlVIN ZUMACH HOME - IT IS A 6-RQOM HOUSE WITH ATTACHED OARAGE, FUll BA5IMENT ANP A IAR6I BACK YARD IN AN EXCELLENT LOCATION- __ THi HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE Will if *P19 P&i$!B!N© THI SALE OF THE HOUSE. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PliASI CONTACT LLOYD BERKLAND RIAL ESTATE BROKER ANB AUCTION!IB Phon. Vacation Specials On Used Cars! 1957 OLDSMOBILE 88,2 door sedan. Hydramatic, radio, heater, power brakes, back-up lights. A one- owner car in pretty green and white. Now Only $1450.00 1957 BUICK Century, 4 door Hardtop, Dynaflow, radio, heater, power steering, power brakes, electric clock, rear seat speaker, white wall tires, garnet red and white. ' -~-~Nbw Only ____ $1450.00 These and many others to choose from at ! DAU'S GARAGE Your Olds — Rambler Dealer Algona, Iowa WE HAVE THE USED CAR YOU'VE BEEN LOOKING FOR ! 1959 DODGE 4 door, power 1 steering, power brakes, push-button drive, blue and white. 1958 STUDEBAKER Scoftsman, 4 door sedan. 1958 OLDSMOBIIE 98, 4 door, full power, blue & whHe. 1957 BUICK Super, 2 door hardtop, power steering, power brakes, electric seats. 1957 PLYMOUTH, 4 door, radio, heater, push-button drive, ' yellow and white. 1956 BUICK Special 4 door, radio, heater, Dynaflow, coral and white. 1955 BUICK-Super, 4 door, radio, heater, Dynaflow,' power steering, power brakes, Green. 1955 FORD Customline, 2 door, V-8, radio, heater. 1953 BUICK Super, 4 door, radio, heater, Dynaflow. 1949 DODGE !/2 T. Pickup. Your best used car,buys are at SCHULTZ BROS. GARAGE So. Phillips Algona Your Buick-Lark Dealer TAYLOR MERCURY BETTER USED CAR BUYS 1957 MERCURY, 4 door, Radio, Mercomatlc, Extra Nice. 1956 CHEVROLET, 2 door,. V-8, Standard Drive. 1956 MERCURY 4 door, Mereo- ' matic, Sharp 2 Tone Painf> 1 Owner Car. Cleanest Yet. 1959 FORD Fairlahe 4 Door, Fordomatic, R & H, Nice. 1955 MERCURY, 9 Passenger Station Wagon, 4 door. 1955 CHEVROLET, 2 door, Hard Top, 6 Cylinder, Straight Drive, Real Nice. . 1954 FORD Hardtop, Fo/dp- matic, Full Power, Very, Very, Sharp. *."'•. 1953 CADILLAC, 2 door, Cojfpe De Ville. , ,' MANY OTHERS TO A Choose From TERMS TAYLOR MERCURY Home of Mercury And • Comet Automobiles Sales and Service CY 4-2467 CALL US FOR . ' AFTER HOURS Dean Taylor, Mgr. 'Clayton Lammers. Bill Ringgenberg DR. H. F. SNYDER Of Swea City ' WILL BE IN DR. R. K. RICHARDSON'S OFFICE .,.„.,, .. 714,;East Staff t St — Algpna ,^.M w MONDAY AND THURSDAY AFTERNOONS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY (21-22) EXPERIENCED COURTEOUS COMPETENT, VOTE FOR lower Taxes Nominate Republican JackSchroeder FOR GOVERNOR Join your friends in electing Schroeder. whose 10 yearn of legislative experience assures better highways for you. JACK SCHROEDER fOR GOVERNOR Prepare Yourself — The End Is Near! BETTER TRADE YOUR CAR NOW AS WE HAVE A BEAUTIFUL SELECTION TOCHOOSE FROM, THEY ARE SO NICE, THAT THEY WILL GO RIGHT OUT AT OUR PRICES, TRADE NOW! I 1958 CHEVROLST, 4 door, V-8, radio-and heater. Plus many others, lef s Trade. 1958 ^FORD, 4 door, Fairlane, radio and heater. Like new Inside and out. 1998 CHiYROltT, $ cylinder, straight »tkk, 4 do«r, radio and heater, What a r. WQWI WE BUY OR SiU. USED CARSI Wf'll TIAPJ UP PR DOWN! Rember This' WE FINANCE 1954 CHEVROLET, 4 door, standard transmission, radio and heater, Really a beauty, 1957 FORD, 2 door, straight stick, 6 cylinder, radio and heater. This one won't last long. 1956 FORP, V-8, 3 door, standard trans, mission, radio and heater. Thunder* bird Engine. AIGONA AUTO SALES BOB WOODS, Owner Mt W9ft Of Courthouse

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