The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 31, 1960 · Page 8
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 31, 1960
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I v Winners At i Local Schools In Graduation five special awards, arid four scholarship awards totaling $1,470 iht value, Were announced in. conjunction vjith graduation e*excises-at Oarrig&n,high school, Sunday afternoon, in the school auditorium,, -f ', ' Over 1 2^000'persons'filled every Available "seat tot the -ceremony in which 82 seniors received di' plomas in, the .school's first graduating class, Scholarships awards were .announced as follows: Judy Bormann,- ,- Briarcliff scholarship ' $400 j Dorothy Kramer, Brair- cliff'scholarship, $700; Charles Heinen, Farm Bureau scholarship, $320, school of his choice- Judy Bormann, Sproptimist award for leadership in math and science, $50. Dorothy Kramer, class valedic- torican, gave .the valedictory address after a < processional by Therese Bradley and.Ruth Ann Nelson opened the program. Father Frances Conway announced the awards, and Msgr. •P. P. Gearen presented the diplomas. The Commencement address was given by.Msgr. A. J, Breen of Mason City. Other awards were as follows: History — John Loebach. Mathematics — Paul Eisele., Religion — Dorothy Kramer. Science — Jerome Elbert. ,. Homemaking — Brenda Thilges. Garrigan high's Baccalaureate program was held last-Fridav morning at St. CeceJiVs 'church here, with Father Leo Schumacher of St. Josenh's .'parish delivering the sermon. , Wedding Licenses Four licenses to '/wed were issued in County Clerk ', Alma Pearson's office this week. They went to: ' '•-• May 25 — Ronald D. Evanson. Humboldt, and .Rosalee Reding Bode. May 27 — Eugene Wolf, Ban- ero^t, and Merlene Black, Burt; and Robert Heifner, Buffalo Center, and Marilyn Rath, Lone ttock. '••'•-'„ Miy 31 _L Walter Haler, St. Jarrtes, Minn,,'and Greta Smidt, Titonka. t tinman Of Bancroft Dies; Funeral Held Charles C. Inman, 76, longtime Bancroft area resident, died Thursday night at Holy Family '••osnital. Estherville. Mr Inman .and (his wife had been residents of this area for 40 years and farmed near Bancroft about 30 years. The last 10 years he was in semi-retirement and lived in Bancroft. , For many years he was active in 4-H club, work and Farm Bureau activities. • ' Survivors include his wife Marion, three sons and three daughters. They are Paul, Ross and Phillip, all of Bancroft. Also Mrs Haryey Rendersqn, Washington, D. C.; Mrs Al Baker, Tprr'ence, Calif.; and Mrs Bernard Cunningham, Monrovia, Cali Also surviving are three \ sisters and two brothers: Mrs Myrtle Ringsdorf, Titonka; Mrs Albert Howe, Independence, la., who is the wife of the Rey. Albert Howe; Mrs Joe Cogley Algona;' Hail, Aberdeen, S. D. ,and Ross of Watertown, S. D. and 18 grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. JohnV Catholic church, Bancroft, with the Rt. Rev. J. A. Schultes. officiating.' Burial was at the church cemetery. IF 'IT'S NEWS. 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They went to the following: Janice Bode, $250; Kim Deal, $250; Chcryll Immerfall. $150; Michael McNeill, $300; David 'Passmore, $300; Ann Smith, $150; John Wilson, $150; Margaret Yeoman, $250; and Dick Zwiefel, $200. The Minnie J. Coate award for the highest four-year grade average in high school went to Pamela Waller. It is for $25. The award was established in memory of Miss Coate, longtime school principal. Miss Waller also received the ,$25 . P.E.O. award for the best four-year average in English, and the Bel Canto award of $10 as an outstanding music student. Michael McNeil received the Iowa State Bar Association award and pin for citizenship, and the Soroptomist club's $50 award as the best student in math and science. Jo Ann Klemm received $10 from the Business and Professional Women's club as the best student in business education, and $5 from the Delphian club as the best art student. • Ben Herbst received the Ingersoll award for debate and speech and John' Wilson the $10 D.A.R. award for best grades in social studies. The Larry Obrecht memorial award of $30 went to Dick Zwiefel for leadership and citizenship. Merit Award scholarship' went to Ben Herbst and Margarei Yeoman, Iowa State Teachers College; and Cheryll Immerfall and John Wilson, State University of Iowa. George Grim, Minneapolis Tribune columnist and WCCO radio commentator, was the Commencement speaker. His subject was "Brainwashing", and he pointed out that it is possible in this country as well as other nations. He said that the future may belong to the "dedicated oddball" the person who is able to thinV an act as an individualist and not a's another pea in the pod. The talk was short, but left most oi the capacity auditorium crowd willing'to hear more. Presentation of the special awards was made by Jack Evans, high school principal. Perry Collins, president of the board of education, presented the diplomas as O. B. 'Laing, school the body 'of Malt Merlz, 76, from the ruins of Ihe Laing Hotel dfloor of the building. Fire Chief Ira Kohl is'shown at the left ln th The h b!) 0 dy of Mert? was the first removed after fire flashed through the century-dia building. He hadlive/on' the tfiirl floor of the hotel for many years and wbs one of four "^" suffocated during the fire.. She-firemen are shown coming down steps on the. east side of the (UDM Flashfoto-Engraving).' 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The* other candidate! ,fear to OR* . pose the city interests. ••- . . , .... Help me defeat these powerful interests. '.i " local; government.- • \. ' ! :,':, . '• -i'--^-' •• ''-.'' '.' \ r' 'v ': "'"• •'' '•& ' • '•' ' Vote for .., Ut's save . Joe Youngwirth. 69.- permanent resident of r the Laing Hotel, received a crushed heel when he dropped ^ ew i'cfece Zaugg (white shirt, who also nat.ow. lyefclp^d death. He crept :along the third floor ledge.-and-'.finally scrambled down a fire escape. (UDM. Mashfoto-Engraving).,.,^ .. . , . y, , ,..••• - • :-- .-. •: >: IF IT'S NEWS WE WANT IT I This Includes Carrying Case And The Lowest Price Today For A Regular Portable Typewriter With Standard Keyboard ... And made by REMINGTON-RAND. • I960 Design • Rugged Construction • Easy To Carry • Guaranteed • No Shipping Costs • All Basic Adjustments FOR TYPEWRITER & OFFICE SUPPLIES YOU'LL ALWAYS GET SATISFACTION HERE. UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING GO. G. C. Barton Funeral Rites Held May 26 Funeral services for G. C (Cleve) Barton, 73, well-known Algonan, were held at 2:30 p.m Thursday afternoon in the Firsl Presbyterian church, with Rev James Boyd, Congregational pastor, officiating. Burial was a Eastlawn Memorial Gardens anc McCullough's Funeral Chape was in charge of arrangements Pallbearers at the service were Howard Andrews, Van Hansen, Ted Hoover, Sr., Bill Geering, Marc Moore and Lloyd Pool. Mr Barton died Tuesday morning, May 24, in his apartment here.. He had been ill for the past year, • I i* Grover C. Barton was born here Mar. 3, 1887, the son of William L. and Elizabeth Barton, and was later married to Esther Fish at Quimby, Nov. 25, 1819. The Bartons had no children. Cleve was an employee of the ocal liquor store for many years jefore going into partnership with a nephew, Harry Barton, in .he Algona Refrigeraion business here. He later was employed as salesman by J\[orth Iowa Directory Service. He is survived by his wife, several nieces and nephews and other relatives in this vicinity. A brother and two sisters preceded liim in death. Ill E. Call St. Algona, Iowa Little Furore As Primary Election Nears Next Monday, iJune 6, is ': mary election day. .As yet seems to have created' lit' excitement. . . Polls little local excitement,! f Polls in all of the precinbts': will be open at 8 a.m. and .clo|e: at 8 p.m. . '. .; In Algona, voting will take place in the public high school for the first ward, the Lucia Wallace school for the second ward, the Third Ward school for the third ward, and the City Hall for the fourth ward. In Kossuth county there is only one regular primary contest on the ballot. This is in the first supervisor district on the democratic ticket, where Char\es Plathe, incumbent supervisor, is being opposed for renomination by John Gisch. On the state democratic ballot, the chief primary interest will center in the contest for nomination as the party candidate for governor. Edward J. McManus, present Lieutenant governor, is pposed by Harold E. Hughes or the nomination. There are iree qther state contests on the emocratic ticket. \ It is on the republican side 'of he fence that the most heated ontests exist. Six candidates. eek the nomination for U.S. enator to oppose Gov. Herself ^oveless, who will be the demo* cratic nominee without oppo'sU ion. There are also three candidates for governor, and contests n two other state offices. Election results from Kossuth county will be found complete in next Tuesday's Algona Upper Des Moines. Minor Mishap George R. Gorham, 38, Fort Dodge, and Marvin W. Origer 24, Bode, were drivers of autos involved in a crash eight miles south of Algona on highway 169 at 5:30 p.m. Friday. There were no personal injuries reported am no charges filed by Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst who investigated. The Gorham auto was heade north at the time of the crash Origer was headed east and th Gorham vehicle collided wit the rear of the other machine Damage was 'estimated at $20 Albert Hippen Sr. OfLuVerneDies Albert Hippen,; 65, retired Lu- Verne .farmer,- died at the Veterans, Hospital .in Des Moines Saturday morning. - He had been ill" about two weeks and'under- went surgery a week ago. . , .'Funeral services were 1 held Tuesday morning; '(today) at 10 aim.''at the Zion Evangelical Lutheran church, with Rev. E. A. Weiss officiating. Burial was at Klemme. Blake Funeral Home handled arrangements. • Pallbearers were Edward Anderson, Albert Wilhelm, John Groh, Wayne Warmbier, Henry Pergande and Lester Hinz. Surviving/ the deceased is his wife, 'two sons, Lewellyn of Hardy and Albert Jr. of Lu- Verne, and two daughters, Mrs Marvin Anderson of Hardy and Nancy Hippen of Fort Dodge. Burt Boy Is Hospitalized Following Fall Craig Lauritzen, 10, son of Mr and Mrs Earl Lauritzen of Burt, was'taken to St, Ann hospital, Algona, last week for tests to determine if he suffered internal injuries in a fall while fishing about three weeks ago. Craig fell while he arid a playmate were climbing on a fallen tree. He complained to his parents last Monday that he felt sick, and was found to have a temperature. He was taken to an Algona physician and later hospitalized to determine the extent of possible injuries. It was thought he may have injured a kidney. Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson and George Washington were known as the "tongue ,.the pen and the sword" of the American Revolution. A MATURE BUSINESSMAN, AND A FARMER* HE HAS WON EVERY GENERAL ELECTION . . . HE CAN WIN IN THE FALLl NICHOLAS FOR GOVERNOR COMMITTEE ' ».-. >. : Dorw Mwrett, Secretary ; Flames Gut Ancient Hotel in Night Fire Continued From Page Service* lot Edward EdwwU, ' Service* lot Edward Edward*, 7fc *rW &* W* We<Jfl»i«sy W 2 p.m. in McCullough's Funeral Chapel, Bey. J^ 8 * 1 ..^¥f S0}1 ?l fjj? First Lutheran church will officiateTand burfal Will be in Union cemetery at Ottosen. Military rite* nsdH bs by Hagg-Turoer post cemetery at Ottosen. Military of the American Legioj). He was the son of the late 'Jonas g»4 and was a veteran of World War I. We W«a a had lived in Algona for the pasT'16 ye* 18 , Surviving are two brdMrsT &* Jonas Edwards, Jr., Cherokee TWQ «*«** Pallbearers at the services will bf «ag£-Turaer post Amwserj AT THE HUB . . TREASURE Thursday, Friday, Saturday 57 S SUITS All Good Quality Suits With Values of Some to $65 SIZES - Regulars: 8 - 36's, 9 - 37'$, 5 - 38's, 4 - 39's, 5 - 40's, 7 - 42's, 4 - 44's, 2 - 46's, 1 - 48. Shorts: 1 - 38, 1 - 42, *l - 46. Long's:' 2 - 38's, 2 - 39's, 4 - 40's, 1 - 44. $ 27 rs SLACKS With The Purchase Of Any Sport Coat In Stock At « Regular Price. THESE SPORT COATS ARE AU NEW THIS SPRINO IN A VARIETY OF FABRICS AND PATTERNS FOR MEN AND YOUNG MEN. THE SLACKS AT $1 EACH ARE REGULAR $8,95 SLACKS, HUB

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