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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, September 13, 1960
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State Hietorloal Soold%T Iowa OityJ la. By Russ Waller • • • An Algona man, originally from Swea City, is home on n visit nftor 18 months in construction work in Liberia. He is. Gcorse Butterflold. who has been a road griide foreman for Bethlehem Steel in a project -which includes' construction of 180 miles of road, 180 miles of railroad, and deepening and improving of a harbor on the Liber- inn coast from which some of the highest grade iron ore in the world will be shipped. • • * Gtorge reached home Just as some of the hottest weather of the summer arrived. "The weather there is just about like it is here now," George commented. He flew the Atlantic in a 15-hour nonstop trip. He left Liberia one morning and was here .the next evening. About November 1 he will return for a final 18 months work. About 80 percent of his road crews are native Liberiuns. • * * li takes an average train only 15 secondt to go past an intersection - whether your car is there or not! • ' * At ; ihe Forl Dodge Flight Breakfast held recently, Alex Dermand of Algona had the task of frying 2,000 j,-ncakes f&r the hungry visitors. • * * . i That was a nice business feature recently in Sunday's Register about the Universal Manufacturing Co. of AlRona, and M. £. Metcalf, its president and manager. The company turned out its 100,000 reconditioned automobile engine last June and the engine is now being used in a state technical trade school .operated by the State of Nebras-, kn — a gift from the Universal firm. •i . * ..*.,» Don Smith, UDM news editor, Ihinks someone must be mixed up somewhere. In this paper on August 9 we carried a news story stating that E. C. Hovey had been sworn in as postmaster at Armstrong. Last week the Register carried a story saying that the nomination of Donald E. -Trees to be postmaster of Armstrong had been withdrawn as Trees / had moved from Ami- strong. Just who IS the Postmaster at Armstrong? • • • Grady Phillips, as all of his friends and our readers will recall, is an avid sportsman, especially in the department of bigger game. Well, Grady's 1960 hunting project is to stalk the big moose in the Canadian wilds. In preparation, Grady has been studying the technique of moose calls. He says that in season, the proper way to attract a bul 1 moose is to give the mating call of a cow moose. AS a result, he has been practicing the call of a cow moose. All you need is a megaphone made of cardboard or birch bark, and the proper inflection. Grady was persuaded to give forth with the call of a cow moose at a recent meeting at the Moose Lodge here, and within seconds afterwards the members swear that the stuffed head of a big bull moose on the Jodge walls began to quiver and shake! • • • Bora Pervane, 17, Turkish youth who becomes an exchange student under sponsorship of the American Field Service, and with help of the Algona Bar Ass'n, Kiwanis, Rotary and Lions club, Algona Ministerial Ass'n, Methodist Men's club, A.H.S. Student Council and Algona Education Ass'n, has arrived in Algona, He will be a senior at Algona high. He is the son of a retired Turkish air force officer. Next year an Altjona student will go to some foreign county under the exchange plan. Bora will stay at the home of ur. and Mrs M. G. Bourne during his school year. He is an only child and a Moslem, and has studied English for five years. He has a friendly approach and a ready smile, and his chief aim in addition to his education is to study the American way of life and try to explain some of his own ideas to us. • * • There's en* thing to t* Mid* for a parrott — it is the only creature gifted with the power of speech that is content to repeat only what it hears without trying to make a good story out of it. • * * FMMNU Last Liar — l*v« TMM fc»»r> It Will Dviw torn ESTABLISHED 1863 •ntered At Mcond elast rnatttr at the pMtofflce at Alton*, Iow«. NOV. l, IBM, under Act of ContreM of llareb I. lira. AIGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1960 3 SECTIONS - 20 PAGES PIUS 16 PAG6 TABLOID VOL. 97 - NO. 37 Hayes Wins School Board Contest Alpian Bound Over On Fourth Check Charge An Algona man, Oscar Romer was bound over to the September term of district court following a preliminary hearing on a fourth offense check charge In Justice C. H. Ostwinkle's court this week. He was lodged in the county jail after bond was set at $1,000 and not furnished. ^ Romcr also had hearings on three other charges' of false- checks during the week, preceding the fourth offense charge. He was sentenced to 15 days in jail on each charge and is to serve the sentences concurrently. Another Algonan, Gottlieb Reefer, faqfcd several charges in Ostwinkle's court. A hearing on an intoxication charge was followed by a $25 rtne or 10 day sentence in jail, and a $2 fine, or three day sentence in jail was meted out' after separate hearings on two false check charges. An Emn^uns, Minn, man, Buell Opelald, appeared in court and paid the fines, checks and court costs and RccTer was released. Truckers came in tor plenty 01 action also. S. J. Larson, New Ulm, Minn., paid a total of $70.40 and costs on three uxrc charges. His first fine, $22.70 and costs, was levied and he was asked by state weighers to shift "his load of 201 pipe so his axle would weigh out properly. He didn't comply, and instead headed for Minnesota, but was apprehended 10 miles north of Algona. Another charge of axle overload brought a $22.70 fine and he paid "$25 and costs -for failing to remove necessary axle weight. Robert A. Lynn, .Otho, paid $8.90 and costs, James A. Hennings, Fort Dodge, $14.20 and costs, Herbert H. Nolan, Hazel Green, Ala., $6.70 and costs, Alfred Scherer, Algona, $55.26 and costs, David L. Hill, Forest City, $21.80 and costs, Richard Gorball, Forest City, $13.80 and costs, and W. R. DcWall, Fenton, $8.30 and costs, all on axle overload charges. Frank Whestuiic, Britt, paid $25 and costs, improper use of license applied for; Darrell D. Snell, Graettinger, $10 and costs, speeding; James L). Wibben, Ledyard, $10 and costs, stop sign; Merle E. Sorleini Bode, $10 and costs, truck speeding; and D. F. Hansen, Algona, $25 and costs, reckless driving. To Observe Anniversary Mr and Mrs Peter Mertz of West Bend will observe their golden 1 wedding anniversary this Sunday, Sept. 18, with an open house' from 2 to 4 p.m. in Sts. Peter and Paul parish hall at West Bend.: No invitations have been sent, but all relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend. (UDM Engraving). C. W. Elbert Funeral Held At Whittemore C. W. Elbert, 71, Whittemore, retired farmer, died at St. Ann hospital, Algona, Wednesday. He had been a patient there since Sept. 3. Funeral services were held Friday at St. Michael's Catholic church at Whittemore with Rev. Philip Dailey officiating. Burial was at St. Michael's cemetery. Mr Elbert is survived by his wife,. Elizabeth; two daughters, Mildred, Spencer, and Mrs Bernard McDonnell, Whittemore; three sons Milford and Arthur, both of Whittemore, and Eugene, Fairfax, Minn. Hyink funeral home, Whittemore, was in charge of arrangements. Free Flour Coupons In the Farm 8c Home gravure tabloid included with today's issue of the Algona Upper Des Moines, *. free coupon good for 15 cents on a sack or bag of Robin Hood Flour will be found. These coupons can be redeemed on the purchase price of the flour at any of the cooperating local groceries. Hoods, Fareway, Consumers. Council Oak and Bill's Market. At Titonka For Peter Ubben Funeral services will be he*ld at 1:30 p.m. at the Ramsey Reformed Church for Peter Ubben, with military rites in the<..churcn cemetery. Blake Funeral Home is in charge. • Born Aug. 5, 1887,' in Austinville, Grundy County, he was the son of Ubbe and Grace Ubben. He was married ta Johanna Rippentrop and farmed north of Titonka .until retiring in 1956. Surviving are his wife sev^n children; Ubbe, Titonka; Jotin, Buffalo Center; Mrs Warner (Grace) Srnidt Jr., Titonka; Everett, Scarville; Mrs Willis (Marie) Murra, Buffalo Center; Mrs Carl (Dorothy) Giesking Jr., Titonka; Herman, Titonka and 20 grandchildren. Cora M. Blake Rites Are Held Mrs Cora Maud Blake, 82, Algona, died Wednesday in St. Ann hospital, Algona. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at McCullough's funeral chapel. Rev. J. R. Fountain of the First Baptist church officiated the services. Burial was at Burt cemetery. She had spent the past year at the Good Samaritan rest home in Algona, and had been ill for some time. Surviving Mrs Blake is one sister, Mrs Forest Driver, Algona, with whom she had made her home for several years after the death of her husband. ' Winner of 28 Sttte and National Awards Nat'! Editorial Ass'n Annual Better Newspaper Contests Secon Nat'l Editorial "General Excellence" Rites Held For Mrs Carmean At Bancroft Mrs G. W. Carmean, 82, Bancroft resident for 40 years, died Friday morning at Rockford, 111. She had been in failing health for the past two years and was hospitalized for nine weeks before ;her death; •'"; A-^*.^•.'_•«,_;.-Funeral services were held at the First Baptist church in Bancroft Sept. 5 and burial was made in Greenwood Township cemetery. Pallbearers, were Verne Austin, Dr. R. E. Weber, les Quinn, ,*Robert Dransfeldt of Charles Qulnn, Robert Dransfeldt of Algona, V. J/Meyer and Reuben Olson. Mrs Carmeaji was born April 2, 1878, at Garden" Grove, the daughter of Mr and Mrs James Evans. On June 12, 1901, she was united in marriage to George W. Carmean at Leon. To this union* three children were born: Mrs Earl (Jeanette) Elliott of Rockford, 111., Mrs Henry (Georgia) Trenholm of Rockford, 111., and James Evans, who died in 1952. Mr and Mrs Carmean moved to Bancroft in 1913. In 1916 Mr Carmean purchased a drug store and operated it continously until his death April o 1945. Mrs Carmean continued to operate the store until she told it to Donald Welp in 1954. She continued to live in Bancroft until 1955, at which time she moved to Rockford, 111., to be near her two daughters. Mrs. Carmean was a member of the Order of Eastern Star at Burt and the P.E.O. Sisterhood of Algona. , Mrs Carmean is survived by her two daughters; one brother, Lyman Evans, of Los Angeles, Calif., five grandchildren and one great grandson. Fire Destroys Titonka Barn Fire of unknown origin destroyed a combination cattle shed and barn full of chopped hay early Friday at the R. L. Krantz farm at Titonka. The farm just outside the town limits/ is tenanted by., his son, Kertn'eth Krantz. When Mrs Krantz discovered the fire about 1:30 a.m. the roof was covered with flames. The Titonka fire department responded to the call but it was too late to save the building. Fire Chief Andrew Krominga said the amount of loss has not been determined. The, building was partially covered by insurance. Plum Creek 4-H A meeting of the Plum Creek Boys 4-H was held Sept. 7. New officers were chosen for the' coming year. Lunch was served by Scuffhams and Kains. Jury Reports Sept. 20; Two Cases Filed Two account cases were filed in district court here this week. Daniel L. Bray, M.D.. is plaintiff and J. J. Sinnwell, defendant, in one action in which the plaintiff seeks $94.25 claimed due for treatment and professional services. Citizens National Bank, plaintiff, seeks $209.79 in settlement of an overdue promissory note from Gene Kreyer. defendant, in the other matter. The jury list for the September term of Kossuth District Court has been drawn, Jurors will report Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. Jurors arc Chester Albright. Arlcn Benschoter, Henry Douglas, Pearl Esser, Lydia Frank!, Arnold Cerdis, Leah Irons, Edwin Licb, Frances Parrott, Ivy Scuffham and John Wagner, ail of Algona. Leonard Baas, West Bend; Lucille Blanchard, Glenn Grouse, W. G. Kading, Nina Kracht and Junior Hurburt, Lone Rock; Herman Franzen and Herman Ta- jarks, Titonka; George Gengler. Patricia Kollasch, Fred Ostwald, Whittemore; Ruth Grein, June Krausc, Everett Schipull, Lu- Verne. Elmer Gronbach, Livermore; Roy Hansen, Sexton; Florence Harris, Peter C. Reding and Christine Zeimet, Bode; Clara Hauptman, Ann Mae Hirner, Wesley; Gust Koppen and Fred Stroebel, Lakota; Ervin Kram- ersmeier, and Mrs James Sabin, Ledyard. .; Ann Menke and Bertha Seeney, Bancroft; Viola McDonold, Robert Richter and MUton Stevens, Burt; Clifford McGregor,' & William Tokheim, Swea City; Charles Osborn, Kenneth Thompson, and Dale Weisbrod, 'Fenton; and Jim Tindall, Corwith. Demos Opening County Drive At Tyke, Oct. A county Democratic kick-off campaign meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday evening, Oct 4, at the Titonka high school auditorium. 'Khe affair will start at 7 p.m. Congressman Merwin Coad, John Hansen, candidate for Lieut. Gov., John J. Brown, candidate for the state senate, Judge Joseph Hand, and other .county and state candidates are slated to be present. Glee Bullock of Burt has been named chairman of the county Coad-for Congress committee, it was announced last week by Don Murray, Kossuth County Democratic chairman. Franklin Koons of Swea City has- been named financial chairman. Mrs Vera Bradley of Burt has also been named to head up the county women's activities of the party. The date of Tuesday, Oct. 11, has been set for a three-county party rally at the Plantation Ballroom, and special _ speakers of national prominence'are being arranged for, Murray said. In Winnebago county a big rally including a dinner and program, has been set.for Sept. 23 in the Forest City Ciyic Auditorium, with Gov. Loveless, Edward J. McManus and Merwin Coad on the speaking list. AI Wittkopf Has Heart Attack Al Wittkopf, who suffered a heart attack near Iowa Falls while driving home from a family gathering, a week ago Saturday, was\ transferred from the Iowa Falls hospital to St. Ann hospital by ambulance, Monday. Mr Wittkopf, an employee of the Weidenhoff Corp., will probably be in the hospital here for a week or two more. He is feeling good and making a recovery from the sudden attack. He was able to stop his car and his wife obtained help from passersby after his illness struck on the highway. ALGONA $ $ DAY * * * THURSDAY ONLY - SEPT. 15 Thursday, Sept. 15 is the BIG Day for Jhrifiy shoppers of the area. Algo'na is holding its annual FALL DOLLAR DAY a one-day event in which all Algona business firms have gone all out lo offer dotens of special bargains, most of them priced ai one dollar. The contents of today's Upper Des S^°«? e , s wi . U give y° u complete details. This issue is reaching 7,000 families with the Dollar Day sales messages. Highlights of the following will be found on the inside pages: A car for only one dollar at Percival Motors . . .a bra and girdle combination for less than a dollar at the Chris- chines store . .fourteen dollar items at Gambles, and a T-V set for only $200 with 21 inch screen . . . nine bargain busting items at Diamonds in apparel . . . bargain tables summer sportswear on the dollar tables at Fowlers adding machine ribbons one buck at the Upper Des Moines . . .Fosters are hitting it really big, with 350 pieces of specially-priced merchandise in a page ad. At the Hub, new fall outerwear for men at a Dollar Day saving . . . Harrison's have four red hot ones . . . Henry Becker has a fall clearance in sports goods . . . Davis Paint offers you a special dish deal . . . Penney's among other things, has a one buck deal on jeans . . . Carson's come up with a three-way offer, linoleum, paint or wallpaper, all a buck ... the door busters at S & L include dresses and shoes . . one even dozen of dilly dollar savers at Coast to Coast . . . three lines of bowling for a dollar at Hawkeye Lanes . .. want a fine broom for a dollar, Cullen's have 'em Read Furniture has the dollar specials and a few others as well . . . old time savings at Frederick Hardware . . . grand opening of the Olson Variety Store this weekend, starting Thursday. Three pounds of ground beef for a buck at Hood's Super Valu ... four pair of panties at Graham's for one shinplaster, and lots of other mouth watering and purse saving buys . . . clip that coupon in the Farm & Home section «and save 15 cents on a bag of Robin Hood flour at any local grocer ' '. * ?«»" r .T Bn0 _ u doin 9 hii usual J° b of rounding up a set of Dollar Day bargains ... and if we've missed anyone it isn t intentional. As Ben Franklin used to say, "a dollar saved is a dollar earned , and Thursday, Sept. 15 in Algona. is the day to do it! LuVerne Man In Switzerland For Two Months LuVerne — Edwin - Marty, farmer east of LuVerne, left Sept. 5 for a two-month trip to Switzerland. He left Sept. 3 for New Glarus Wise., where he joins the New Glarus Yodel club who are sponsoring the trip by Swiss Air Line to Jurich, Switzerland. Mr Marty, who has relatives there, expects to visit.them, also visit the birthplace of his parents and grandparents. This will be his first visit there. He will be privileged to attend the William Tell play there Sept. 11. Mr Marty's wife and daughter who took him to Nmv Glarus, will stay over for the William' Tell play. Ministers Will Sponsor Dinner The Algona Ministerial Union is sponsoring a Churchmen's Dinner Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 6:30 p.m. in the Algona high school Annex. Dr. Harry Denman, Executive Secretary of the General Board of Evangelism of the Methodist Church, Nashville, Tenn., will be the featured speaker. Ministers and laymen from the following churches will be participating: First Lutheran Church, First Presbyterian Church, First Congregational Church, Good Hope Methodist Church and the First Methodist Church. Tickets are now on sale for the dinner and may be secured from clergymen and laymen from the participating churches or at the office of the First Methodist church. Funeral For Held, Bancroft Bancroft — Funeral services for Mrs Anna B. Deitering 82, were held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. John's Catholic church with Msgr. J. H. Schulfes officiating. Burial was in St. John's cemetery with Fuchs Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Mrs Deitering died at her home Saturday afternoon following a lingering illness. She is survived by six children, Albert, Mrs Phil Shardian (Margaret), Bancroft, Mrs Mildred Col Use Lake City, Emery, Joliet 111. Laurence living in Florida and Mrs Laurence Walsh (Moreen), Lone Rock. Her husband, one daughter, Mrs Le Roy Ostwmkle and son Cletus proceeded her in death. Drive-In Bank Will Be Built At Bancroft Bancroft — The large dance hall was moved from main street north of the bowling alley this week. It will still be operated by the Legion. A new drive-in bank will be constructed where the ballroom was located, being built by Kennedy's who operate the Farmers Trader's Saving Bank. A new lumber yard, office and building will be in the same block. GRID CONTEST The first Grid Guetsers Contest for 1960 will be found in today's Algona Upper Des Moines, with complete details as to how you may win a cash prise by picking correctly as many of the 20 football games listed as possible. Entries must either be in the Upper Des Moines office by Saturday noon, or postmarked not later than Saturday noon. Checks to winners will be mailed out the following week. Twenty Algona business firms are sponsoring the contest, and with each entry the names of the sponsors must be written in on the printed blanks. They are good people to know, if you are not already acquainted with them. Vote-Give O.K. To Extra Millage Levy With 820 voles cast in the Algona school election hold Monday. John Hayes. Algona insurance man. won a contest for a three-year term as school director, defeating Julie Chrischillds. A proposal to allow the school district to make a special tax levy of 2'.-2 mills for the next 10 years for purposes of building up a special school construction fund carried by a vote of 501' in favor to 223 against. The special millage levy will be over and above the levy for general school purposes for the next 10 years. There were 50 spoiled ballots. The director contest results: John Hayes — 693 Julie ChrischiUes — 103 E. A. Schemel was reelectcd as school treasurer, receiving 703 votes. There was no opposition. John Hayes This new school director will replace Perry Collins, who has served on the board for the past 14 years. Hayes has been a resident of Algona since 1948, and is a former school man himself, although now district manager for State Farm Insurance. He is a graduate of lowra Teachers, with a master's degree from the University oi. Iowa. The vote on the special proposition for a 2% mill levy caught many persons unaware of what the proposal was about. By law school indebtedness Is limited, but special assessments can be made if favorably voted upon by the district, which was the case here. COTTON WINNER IN SENTRAL CONTEST Angus Cotton retained his position as treasurer of the Sentral Community School district, Monday, defeating Gerald Voigt, 336 to 220. It was the only contest in the Sentral district. Verl Smith received 468 votes for a three-year term as director, SPIRITED CUNTEST IN TITONKA SCHOOL BALLOT With 270 votes cast and seven spoiled ballots, Titonka school district voters named Lester Eden and Harold Gingrich as directors. They were each candidates for reelecwon for a three- year term. A one-year term to fill a vacancy was won by Betty Schutjer, who had been appointed to fill the term of the lato Walker McDonald on the board. The results for the three-year term contest: Lester Eden — 177 Lewis Giesking — 106 Harold Gingrich — 187 Dr. John Lesiak — 26 Betty Schutjer received 237 • votes for the one-year term. She was unopposed. Mrs Ethel Downs was elected treasurer, both for a short term to serve until July 1, 1961, and for the two-year term that foU^ lows that. Her vote was 238 fop the short term and 205 for tho long term. License Issued One wedding license was is* sued by County Clerk Alma Pearson this week. It went to : Lowell Shimon Pocahontas, and, Adele Hang, West Bend, Sept, 8. Be Dollar Wise - Shop Dollar Buys-Algona, Thursday ( '{

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