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Algona, Iowa
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fett 61*M matter it lh« ftwtottiea tt . i, IBS* under Act of doajfreii of Mitch Des Moines 19, jUoines! AtbONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 1960 THREE SECTIONS-18 PAGES VOL. 97 - NO. 32 4-Day Kossuth County Fair • ' • • —*-—- - —-* • _..._. • ' t L * . ' ^^™ By Suss, Waller, * , * * John Welg dr&tfion had an unusual mishap''last week , at Iowa Lake. He,] was 'driving a truck enroute from Armstrong to Mankato, carrying- 585 bushels ' of beans. He stopped at Frisbie's Store at Iowa'Lake,,,and parked The truck rolled down a slope nit an embankment, went over some rocks and through a pier, into the lake. The beans had to be ^unloaded, before* the truck be hauled back 0n dry could land. An Australian, returning to his London Club after -rriari er 1 " after -rriariy years, 1 " , found' only, aiuelderly and grim- looking rrian'iri.the lounge. Said the Australian, "Excuse me sir, I know I'm a stranger but I'm feel- ring lonely and I wonder would you have a drink with me?" Old Boy,- "Don't drink; tried it once, didn't like it." The Austrialian mooned around «« ' ?nd tno "ght he'd try again. Sorry to barge in, sir, but I wonder if you T d smoke a cigar with me." Funeral Held At Wesley For Mary Of is; 78 Wesley — Mrs. Mary Otis, 78, died early Wednesday morning Aug. 3 at the Good Samaritan Home, A}gona, where she had seen since Dec. 24, 1958, follow- ng a lingering illness. She was born to Mr. and Mrs August Schwiderski at Nickos- ken Germany, Aug. 29, 1881.' She came- With the family • to the States in 1888 and settled in Marhall county, 111. She was married Old smoke it. Boy: «NO, < tnanks, don't ; .tried it once, didn't like The .Australian, wandering off •., once more, noticed the billiard i) room, and decided to make a final .' approach. , >; "Pardon me, sir, but perhaps you'll have a game of billiards with me." . . '; . pid .Boy: "Sorry, don't play.' Tried it once, didn't like it . But, look here — my son will be along soon; He will enjoy a game with you, I know." Australian: "Your only child, I'm sure, sir!" .* , - •*. " *• The local high school baseball leason wourid up with a flurry »f action last week 'when a team of Dads took on their sons — and tied them, 3 to 3, in a fiv inning contest. It' is true' tha , the Dads had ill* players on th Jjfield whiqhjjejped to,«redue,e ,{h ground coverage required " a'ftl saved wind, which in some case ' proved to be a trifle less 1 than i used to be. * » ' • * Sometimes we get the idea that we are thinking, when al we are really doing is rearranging our prejudices. * •* * „ In ihe Fairmont Sentinel, recently, following the death of former U.S. Senator Henrik Shipstead of Minnesota, • publisher -Walt Mikkelson, who was once the senator's secretary in Washington, had some sage comment on Mr. Shipstead, who in his hey-day was one of the most widely known of the "liberal" senators in Congress. "Just because a man is a liberal or even a radical it does not necessarily follow that he has to be a spendthrift or a damfool." o Joe Otis Jan. 11, 1905 „. Doluca, 111. They came to Wesley in 1919 to the farm east of Wesley, which the family still owns and has been operated by 'Ray Mrs. Otis -was preceded in death'by an infant son and by her husband in • 1933. Survivors The ways of advertising geniuses are puzzling. The other evening we ran into T-V ads for, of all things, "train cases", and lawn sweepers. What with the trains being eliminated, the day of the "train case" seems about through to us. INTERESTING THOUGHT DEPT. "The way things are going,' said the' Diners' Club president "we believe that some day you will be able to charge every thing and that cash will be virtually obsolete." until the first of the month, that is! * * « We were considerably amusec by the story turned in by a reporter who had visited Afghanistan and noticed that the farmers had taken the wheels off their shiny, new wheelbarrows which had been supplied through the U.S. technical assistance program The reporter asked what had happened to the wheels. Answer: include two,sons,and four daughters: Ray-of Wesley; Mrs. Margaret Eckenrtan of Early;, Edmund of Wesley; Mrs. Cecelia Hauptman of Tucson, Ariz.; Sister .Gertrude Ann, of Notre Dame, Ind,; Sister Mary 'Immaculate °£. St., Paul, .Minn.; 16 grandchildren and two great - grandchildren. Also seven sisters: Mrs Ann Albr,ech.t, Pocahontas; Mrs. Amelia -"Albrecht, Rockwell City Matelda Schwiderski of Fort Dodge; Mrs. Rose Kutz, Chicago, Illinois; Mrs. Lena McGinty, Rockwell- iCity;. Mrs. Frances Schultz, Sac City; Mrs. Josephine Stumps, Rockwell City. Funeral services were held Friday morning, Aug. 5, in St Joseph's Catholic church. 'Father, Wm.'Phillips said the Requiem High -Mass. " ;' Pallbearers were Ed Eisenbac- - Warning - Don't Attack By Bull Swim In Pools .» _ . , Proves fatal For Fanner, 23 Around Livestock A warning against swimming in slow-moving streams or stagnant pools of water which may have been contaminated by livestock was. issued today by the Veterinary Medical Assoc. '•!-".• • , The" IVMA said' such areas may harbor the organisms of leptqs- pirosisy a- 'disease which can be from, animals to iation. transmitted humans. .• , _ The importance , of sluggish , streams , as , .a source of leptos-' pirosis infection is shown by statistics of lf)59 cases of the disease in humans. There were more than 40 cases reported .in one outbreak, a'mong persons who went swimming in several central Iowa streams. In ' this outbreak,- investigators found infected cattle on the .bdrders of the streams. -Nineteen other 'cases of leptospirosis- - were reported in Iowa 'last y ( ear, all in single cases. 'Physicians report that human leptospirosis may resemble some other diseases and is difficult to diagnose," a spokesman for the veterinary group said. , "So it's a good idea to avoid any chance of contrasting it.' They had been removed to make the wheelbarrows easier to carry. * « * Tom Sampson of Algona is a "look alike" for Dick Nixon. When questioned on this point, Mr. Sampson, responded "it does- noj make me very happy." * f * STATE OF THE NATION ? Vice President Nixon exercised a veto power over his wife's selection of ties for him, but finally approved six for $54.60 Which would not be too shiny on television. « « * FamoiM Lost Line — "It's no crime t« J» young." i burger;, Vincent Cruise, Frank Matern and Frank Richter. Hamilton Funeral Home of Algona was in charge of arrangements. Farmers Asked To Clip Corn At Intersections State Safety Education Director William Burnett stated thi week that it might be possibl to save at least 30 lives in Iowa during the ne^t three months, I] farmers will top their corn a few 'nches above the ea . near roac ntersections. Clipping corn for 100 to 175 'eet from intersections • woulc permit drivers a better view each way from those intersections anc be a big aid in the prevention of accidents". It has been estimated that tall irn at intersections around the tate could result In "from 20 to 40 Jntal traffic accidents before harvest time." It is also probable a majority of victims in such accidents would be farmers and members of farm families living in the vicinity of the accidents, Paul Gelhaus Of Ledyard Is Cancer Victim At Swea City Swea dity — William Mather ti™BB^W"!* th S l£ e ~? -itK areariaiea'at 1 a.m. SUffcTa^ be" held af cemetery. Paul Glelhaus, a longtime Ledyard farmer, died Sunday night at his home of cancer. He had been in failing health about two vears ' Mr. Gelhaus was born Aug. 12 1894, at Kadcliffe, la, and married Alma Brand Oct. 16, 1920, at Algona. For 60 years Mr. Gelhaus iiad been a resident of the Led- Family .hospital. He had u j hospitalized for a week, but had been,ill for several years. Funeral services for Mr Mather will be held today (Tuesday) at 2 p.m. in the Methodist church, with Rev. W. A. Farmer officiating^ Masonic graveside rites' will Harrison township Born Dec.' 2, 1879 at Rolfe, Mr Mather was < a son of Richard and Ellen Mather;' His ^mother was the first white child born in Pocahontas county. He. received his education at Rolfe and married Cora Pike there June 22, 1910. The Mathers farmed near Rolfe until 1918 when they moved to Eagle township, farming there until 1939 when they moved to their present farm three miles north of Swea ,City. Mr Mather was a member o: the Methodist church, Masonic lodge for 56 years and Eastern Star for 55 years. Surviving include his wife two sons, Richard and William Jr., Swea City, three grandchildren; and six brothers Ringsted — Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon ifl the Methodist church, Armstrong, for-George Marvin Fother'gill, 23", Ringsted farmer who succumbed Wednesday noon at Holy Family hospital, Etherville, after a fivei day battle for life. Fothergill died of internal injuries her suffered when a bull attacked him at the farm owned by his parents, Mr and Mrs Marvin Fothergill, which is located on the Kossuth-Emmet county line, three miles east and three north of Ringsted. v Fothergill had been combining July 29 and had all the cows in the barn but one. He evidently forgot to take his dog along to the pasture, as the dog could take, care of .the animal. Fothergill who was conscious when found an hour and a half after the accident, related that the.animal hit him from behind. Some time'after that, he lost consciousness and after a rain storm he was found by his brother, John. When Mrs Fothergill; the former June Johnson of Swea City, noted he was in the barn far too long she went out to investigate. Finding him no where around, she came to the house ; tb check on : their infant son, Roger Lee, who was born July 17. Later, Mrs "Fothergill and John located George in the middle of the pasture. Fothergill suffered mul- 'Ex-Whittemore •Man New County Supt., Dubuque Cletus H. Koppen, son'of Mike Coppen, Whittemore, began his luties as Dubuque county supt. if schools Aug. 1. He has been • a resident of Dubuque since his ' lischarge fro.m the U.S. Navy in 947. / I Mr. Koppen, a graduate of Presentation Academy, Whitte- jjnore, began teaching in 1950 Mter he received nis bachelor's Degree from Loras College and faOSnded Dubuque University awing the sumr.ier session He .taught physical education and mathematics prior to his recent appointment to the county supt. post. l He and his wife, G'eraldine, have three children. , : -~: Cletus received his master of arts degree in 1958 from Catholic University, Washington, D.C. 6fter six summer sessions. Funeral Held Friday For Edna Murfagh |Anna Dahl, 84, Dies Suddenly City tiple rib fractures, a fractured collarbone arid/other lacerations, and a tracheotomy had been performed earlier in the week in an effort to save his life. •«• : .l> George Marvin Fothergill was born Feb. 8, ,1937 at>Armstrohj to Marvin - ergill ' arid graduated- from Armstrong'-high t school in 1954. ;pe worked at Fort Dodge for a time and after, his rn,arriage Oct. .28, 1958 to June Jphnson, daughter of Mr and Mrs Arthur Johnson of Swea City, they have lived/ on the farm near Ringsted. , , ' He is survived by his wife and son, . Roger Lee, • his parents, ,Mr and Mrs Marvin FothergilL. Armstrong, _ and one sister, Mary Jo, 8, three brothers, Eprl, 11 years and James and John,, the latter of Ringsted. . • Rev. William A. Noland of Es- theryille officiated at the seryice with burial in Armstrong Grove cemetery., Heart Attack Is Fatal For MrsRaney,66 Funeral services for Mrs Glen Ruth) Raney, 66, well-known here, were held Monday morning at St. .Thomas Episcopal church Rev. Paul Good land of Estherville officiated and burial was in Riverview cemetery. Me- lough's funeral Chapel was in harge of arrangements. Pallbearers at the services were :d Gilmore, Jack Chrischilles, Jill Drayton, Jack Fraser, Bill <uhn and Glen Shore. Mrs Raney died, yard area, Surviving are his wife; two laughters, Geneva, now, Mrs. Wil- :iam Bauman of Ledyard; Mrs U E. (Delores) Marshall of Estherville,^ a son, Virgil, of Ledyard; 11 grandchildren; one brother, Christ; of Ledyard; three sisters, Mrs. Frieda Busch of Elmore, Mrs, Pauline McGuire of Algona and Mrs. Regina Poppe of jedyard. Family services will be held iVednesday at 1:30 at the Gelhaus home. Publip services will be 2 p.m. in the Bethany Evangelical and Reformed church at Ledyard with Rev. Victor Vriesen offtcjat- ng. Burial will be i n Highland Home cemetery. ' suddenly Thursday night a.t her home here. She had suffered from a heart condition, but had always been active. She was a life-Jong resident of Algona, having been born here Sept. 21, 1893. Her parents were the late Sam and Jerina Nelson McClellan. She was active in the work of her church and at the time of her death was serving as treasurer of St. Thomas Guild. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and the American Legion Auxiliary. Surviving are her husband. Glen Raney, retired postal employee; a daughter, Meredith, wife of Robert Holzhammer, Episcopal pastor at Pubuque; a brother, Quentin McCleJlan, LuVeroe; a sister, Winifred McClellan, Siuox City and two grandchjWi-en. i Last Rites Held AtLaurensFor < Former Burt Man Burl — Arthur S. Davis, 75, Laurens, former Burt resident, died at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 2 at University hospital, Iowa City. He had been ailing for some time and underwent surgery for the amputation of a leg two weeks ago. Funeral services were held at p.m. Friday in the Laurens Lutheran church, with six grandchildren serving as pallbearers. He was bom Aug. 17, 1874 at Somerset, England, came to the United States 46 years ago and settled at Pocahontas. He lived at Burt for 10 years before mov- ng to Laurens about eight years ago. He was married to Emily Sdwards in England Aug. 6, 906 and Mr and Mrs Davis were •etired when they resided at Burt. Survivors include his wife; four ons, Fred and Charles, Burt, Jeorge, Emmetsburg, and Edward, St. James, Minn.; three aughters, Dorothy (Mrs Glen looksey), Cedar Falls, Evelyn (Mrs Alvin Breckler)) Webb, and Mary (Mrs Lawrence Breckler), Hallsville, Mo.; 20 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He was one of a family of 15 children and was preceded in death by a son and daughter. • Swea City — Mrs Anna Christina Dahl, 84, died suddenly of a heart attack here Friday. Mrs Dahl was on the way to the home of-a ^daughter, Mrs Ed Peterson, where she planned to attend a shower, when she felt faint, stopped (o:rest on a neighbor's steps then died. Funeral services were held at J^j^Mpnday in' the \Irnmanuel ^J^Siah^^ntU^h^with^Raw^e.' roy •Pjllman • 'officiating.: Burial was at Harrison township cemetery. ' i . " • ' . , • Anna Christina Neve, daughter of Mr and Mrs Eberhart' Neve' was born : Apr; 10; '1876 at Ton- sogn, Denmark. She left Denmark in 1883 and after arriving in the United States, lived in Chicago, then to Ringsted the same year. She married P. C Dahl, Swea City blacksmith, in 1901. He died in 1935. Two sons preceded her in death, one of whom was Milton, Algona, who died in January {his year. Survivors include a son, Martin; six daughters, Pearl Dahl, Mrs Albert Swanson, Mrs Ed Peterson and Mrs Greg Deim, all of Swea City, and Mrs, Hubert Kruss, O'Neil, ,Nebr., and Ardyce Keith, Macomb, 111.; three brothers, George Neve, Ringsted, Peter Mrs. C. B. Murtagh Funeral services were held Friday for Mrs. Charles; (Edna) Murtagh, 79, at 2 p.m. at Algona's First Presbyterian church with burial in Riverview cemetery in Algona. i Pallbearers were Paul James, A. D. Crawford, William Finn, Fred Geigel, Don Hemmingsen and Keith Strayer. McCullOugh's Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.. Mrs. Murtagh suffered a heart attack late Tuesday Aug. 2, and was' taken to St. Ann's . hospital, where she died less than an hour after admission. She was born Edna - Roberta Cratty, June 14,; 1881,'at Esther- f vUlfcJko^bgrJ R , a M 1 EsjtfiU Dqme Fortune Is Real Help In Fire Discovery Dame Fortune and Ole Man Weather combined Monday afternoon to possibly save an Algona home from total destruction by fire. Mrs. Ranney Leek, who with her family resides at 735 North Garfleld street, was helping a neighbor lady with some work when it became cloudy and began to sprinkle. Mrs. Leek's laundry was hanging on the lines behind the home, so she dashed to her back yard, look down the sheets from ihe line and went in the back door with them. It was then that she discovered flames between the kitchen range and a wall. The fire department was notified and the flames extinguished in,no time, with only slight damage to, the! wall. A plastic wasiebasket, whith had blazed furiously, was destroyed. Exact cause of the near- disaster is not known. Max Miller, 43, : . . ) * * Algonans' Son, Dies Friday Maxwell Miller, Jr., 43, well- rm ^ ./Algona resident ay noon at St. Mary's at. Rochester, Minn He "at 'Esther- ''Hospital a t, Rochester, '''Minn (Mpg&ojx 4afe5 e ?IL^sancje^A||ijfi •aduate of I Slnce ea ?Iy In Jme^iTmP ,the Armstrong high school and r f. s Ponding well to a new series attended Iowa State Teachers °* treatments, but took a sudden college at Cedar Falls. She taught turn for the worse Monday and school for several years at Ring- suc eumbed Friday noon. Neve, So. Dak. and Rev. Walter Neve, Blair, Neb.; four sisters, Mrs A. N. Anderson, Swea City, Mrs R. "Vamnen, Muscovie, Okla., Mrs Martha Carlson, Blair, Nebr., and Mrs Elnora Samuelson, Des Moines; and five grandchildren. sted. On June 29, 1904 she was married to Charles B. Murtagh at Armstrong. The couple lived in Ringsted where Mr. Murtagn was a banker, until 1912 when they moved to Algona. ^Since then they have lived here continuously except for a few years in Des Moines when Murtagh was state comptroller. Mrs. Murtagh was a life-long member of the Presbyterian church and served 'several times as president of the women's as sociations. She was a Sunday school teacher, a former member of the building committee anc an honorary member of the Na- Funeral services were held Monday at. St. John's Methodist church at Davenport, with burial therp. i • ' . T , He was born at Emmetsburg, the eldest, son , of Mr and Mrs Maxwell Miller, Sr., and was graduated from Algona high school with the class of 1934. He' was a graduate of Cornell College at Mt. Vernon, and after service in World War II received a law degree from the University of Michigan. Teacher For 44 Years Will Be Honored Sunday Cockrill, 68, Liver- retired as library Lowell E. more, who supervisor of Twin Rivers high school at Bode at the end of the 1959-60 school year after 27 years in the Livermore and Twin Rivers districts, will be honored Sunday, Aug. 14, by friends and former students. Mr Cockrill taught for 44 years prior to retirement, serving as principal and supt. of school at Cincinnati, la., Weldon and Livermore. He served as elementary supt. at Livermore for four years. His wife died last 'year and Mr Cockrjll, who intends to do some traveling, lives alone at Livermore. tional Board of Missions. She served as a member of the Algona school board for severa years and was a member of the P.E.O. Sisterhooa. Surviving are her husband Charles B. Murtagh, president ol the Security State oank, Algona' a son James R. Murtagh, Tucson, Ariz.; four daughters, Mrs. Theodore (Helen) Hutchinson Algona Mrs. Mell (Ann) Peterson, Manhasset, Long Island N. Y., Mrs Thomas (Betty) Kruse, Seoul, Korea and Mrs. Sterling (Jean) Goff Louisville, Ky.; a sister, Miss Mabel Cratty, Tucson, Ariz.; a brother Ralph Cratty, St. Cloud, Minn.;, 15 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. 29 Named Postmaster E. C. Hovey was sworn in July as postmaster at Armstrong Administering the oath of office was E. E Lychwick, Fort Dodge area postal inspector. The new postmaster has been "clerk in charge" at Armstrong since the resignation postmaster, of has the temporary been a postal clerk for 18 years, Including the past 14 at Armstrong. He was associated with, a law firm in Davenport, and until Jan 1, 1960 was city attorney. He wa formerly Scott county republicar chairman. Surviving are his wife, th former Phyllis Rathbun; two small children, Mary Ann anc Maxwell III; his parents, Mr and Mrs Maxwell Miller, Algona; two brothers, Irving Miller, Algona und Bruce Miller, Tucson Ariz.; and two sisters, Mrs Jerome (Margaret) Hardgrove, Toledo, and Mrs Charles (Dorothy) Hardgrove Algona. Bulging Barns, Speed Events, Shows Offered The Kossuth County Fair for 1960 will open its gates next Tuesday morning for a four-day program of grandstand attractions, thrill shows on the track and in front of the amphitheatre, livestock judging and 4-H baby jeef show and sale,, and all of the other attractions that make a county fair a "once a year" spectacular. ; The fair runs from Tuesday hrough Friday; Aug. 16, 17, 18 md 19. The basic program for eacH. day will be found elsewhere in today's Algona Upper Des Moines, page 6 of 'section 2, in an ad sponsored by Pioneer Hibred Corn Co. . Tuesday and Thursday after- • oon will find baseball gahies eing played. Both games are ffered free to fair patrons, 'uesday afternoon St. John's of Bancroft will tangle with Cor- wilh-Wesley, a high school thriller between the, two best teams in the area. On Thursday afternoon, Lone Robk and Whittemore of the Kossuth League meet. Each game starts at 2 p.m. Wednesday is a big fair, day, both afternoon and evening. In the afternoon the big car auto races take place, and in the , evening a Home Talent Show is scheduled. 19 Home Talent Acts There are 19 acts on the Home Talent bill, as follows: 1. Mrs. Roinan : Hiszcynskij, Livermore, organ solo. 2. 'Bud and Roger Black, , Aigona, vocai Legion Installs Paul Stebritz was installed as commander of the Algona American Legion post at a meeting of that organization here Aug. 3. Other officers installed by Don Hemmings.en, past district com- were Tom Dapey, Bud and L*on Merpitt, vice Jers; Ren fa/rjsh, adjut- <W 9nJ finance offlier; Al Boe- historian, officer; and Jim 2,906 Kossuth Farms Average Value $68,003 The 19S9 Census of Agriculture, conducted in Kossuth County last fall, counted 2,906 farms, according io a preliminary report jusl issued by the Bureau of the Census, U. S. Department o{ Coiiunerce. Total land in farms was 612,854 acres. The average size of farm was 210.9 acres. The average value of farm (land and buildings) in the county was $58.003. Of the cpunty's farm operators, 963 owned their farms, 443 owned part of the land and rented additional acreage. «nd 1.49J we« tenant farmers. ^ The average age of farm operators in the county was 45.6 s. There were 202 farm operators 65 or more years of Of the 3,906 farms in th* county. 2,313 were commercial Britt Driver Is Filed On After Sexton Mishap A Britt driver, Richard L. ^eterson, 27, was charged with ailing to have his vehicle under control after his auto missed the curve of highway 18 at its interaction with the Milwaukee racks a mile east of Sexton early >iday morning. The mishap occurred at 1:25 a.m. and was investigated by 'atrolman Dick Pedersen. The Britt driver was headed ast at the time. He apparently went to sleep, failed to make the curve, crashed inio two pole and the vehicle rolled over in the ditch. Damage was estimated at $800 to the car. The driver wasn't injured. Two Hereford cattle, owned by Arlowe Blome, rural Ledyard, were injured when an auto driven by Bob Friets, neighbor of Blome's struck them at 12:05 a.m. Thursday. The mishap occurred 2V4 miles south of Ledyard and was investigated by Patrolman Pedersen. The Friets auto was headed south and the driver stated he failed to see the steers in time to avoid a mishap. Damage to ;he auto was estimated at $600 One ef the animals suffered a Broken front leg, the Other a broken hind leg. Mason City, tap daricing. 4. Sau- erkrauts, West Bend,'Little German Band. 5. Mbttnie Hahsen, Livermore, accordion and vocal solo. 6. Gary Widdel, Fenton,' solo with stereo accompaniment. 7. Alan and Russell Bode, Algona, marimba duet. 8. Mary Kay Fitzgerald, Armstrong, soprano solo. 9. Linda Tague, Algona, piano solo. 10. Monte Woodford, Cur- ew, baritone solo, 11. Larry Schlawin, Garner, tap dance. 12. Sylvia Downs, Wesley, vocal number. 13. Carl Peter and ~"loyd Weishaar, Algona guitar and vocal. _14. Holly and Kevin kelson, Titonka, vocal duet. 15. Tetrachords, Titonka, woman's quartet. 16. Margaret Crawford, Lakota, piano solo. 17. Square Dancers, Algona. 18. Rftth'Reed and Eliza,- beth Watson, Titonka, vocal duet. 19. Bel Airs, Algona, men's quartet. One section 01- trie program will be given to those who are eligible to compete for the right to represent this area at the State Fair Home Talent contest. The program starts at fi p.m. Judging of livestock will continue from Tuesday on, until completed. The 4-H girls demonstration judging will be held Thursday^ starting at 8:30 a.m. Friday Sale, Baby Beeves Friday, Aug. 19, is also a big day. Kossuth 4-H and FFA members will hold their sale of baby Deef starting at 8:30 a.m. There are 295 baby beeves in the sale, 17 beef heifers, 83 dairy heifers. , Market swine and fat lambs will be sold Tuesday. Lambs and logs will be sold at auction start- ng at 1 p.m. next Tuesday. At last year's sale over $70,000 ivorth of livestock was sold. Vern L. McClure of Algona is he new fair secretary this year, aking the place of Lou Nitchals ,vho had faithfully served in re- ent years. Most of the depart- nent superintendents from previous years are also serving this year. Admission prices remain same. the Sewage Plant Is About Ready At Whittemore The new sewage disposal plant at Whittemorc is about set for operation. The plant proper is completed now as electricians finished the wiring a week ago, however some work remains on the road to the plant and there is also concrete worlc to be finished. Connection of the creamery to Ihe sewage plant will take place in the near future.

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