The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 1, 1960 · Page 6
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, November 1, 1960
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Oa.) Opptf O^i Mohii Tuesday, Nqv. I, I960 Local School Supf. Outlines Test Results Results of Iowa Tests of Educational Development, given to all Students dt Algona high school, grades dine through 12, during the second week of September, wore announced by Stipt. Laing this..week. The results Indicate local siudents ranked high in the 546 Iowa high Schools that took the tests.' Here is Supt. Laing's report on the results: ' "Local students were ranked from ih& 81st to the 97th percentile, as compared to all of the 546 Iowa high schools who took the test. These figures are a comparison of the average scores by the respective 9th, 10th, llth and 12th grades as compared to other average scores of the other Iowa schools in those grades. "Individual scores ranged widely both above and below this average. An -example of how the comparison is made is the following score in "Written Expression", mainly a test of the pupil's ability to express himself in clear and correct English, by the "senior class which was 93 percent. This meant the average score of the local 12th grade was as good or better than 'the Average score Of 93 percent of all the 12th grades in Iowa who took the tes£.. 'The battery of tests included consisted of nine sets, one each in social studies background; natural science background; written expression; quantitative thinking; interpreting social studies; interpreting natural sciences; interpreting literature; vocabulary; and use of sources of information. "Putting the test scores together in the respective grades, omitting test numbed nirte', • the composite standing- of the 9th grade was 81 percent, 10th grade, 94 percent, llth grade, 9,5 percent, & 12th grade 97 percent. "This series of ; tests is used not. only to measure how well we are doing 'but also, to analyze each' individual's score and see where he may make improvement.',' <-.' Mrl Laing also stated .Monday: that ,further information, on the tests Will be available'to parents' of students when an' 1 Open house is held at the local ihigh school Tuesday night, Nov. 15. Complete details on the open house will be announced next week. CROP Goal In Kossuth Is Two Carloads Corn Rev. Wallace Partner of Swea City, District Supervisor oJ CROP, Christian Rural Overseas Prbgram, anndunced this week that a goal of'2 Carloads of corn has been set for Kossuth county. This was decided ct a meeting of CROP workers at Burt, Oct. 19. The final date for ingathering Of corn will be Dec. 1. The emphasis of the CROP Campaign is on the collection of corn,-although cash is contributed in towns through United Funds, Thanksgiving offerings in chtirch- es, arid "Trick or Treat" programs. CROP has always been primarily a community appeal for food products by which the products of American farms are sent to relieve hunger among refugees and other needy persons. Distribution of CROP products is by the Church World. Service of by other church agencies which may be designated. Vic Lowe, Former Resident, Passes LuVerne WihirTitle LuVerne • high ' won' the Class C high, school qross, country title at Iowa City Saturday.! John Schade and Paul Gilligan finished first: and second. ,... , , , ,. ;'-. Word waS ^received ;>her6 this week of the ; death of Vie Lowe, former Algona resident and business man, who left here in the Idle I930's and located in Mankato, where he Mad since been in business. , • . , , Mr Lowe operated a tire sales and service business at State and Jones for some,years, He yvas also a member of the state championship Algona high football team of 1916. No further -information; 'as to, funeral services was available. . i ; , »„, J, ; 4, ;. »."'^' ' » J \'*r, VSiii" Mrs Misbach's sixth' graders ai Lucia Wallace school held a United Nations birthday party Friday n observance of U.N. Week, Oct. 24-28. The entire c lass is shown ,in the* above photo, including many vho ,were-attired jn clothing worn in sortie of the natiom; represented in U.N. The. class invited another room to their party, at whftfh time there were'reports from commitfees rid a round table, discussion about U.N. activities. AJso featured was a large cake, made,by two members if^ the class,;Jane _Fraser, and Susan Vipond. Following, the. par,ty, the class members' par aded through other class rooms at the school, show- ng their costumes and flags. (UDM NewsfotOrEngraving). ' On(T-V1?dnelM >;•?•:, • On ; Nov. ,3rd, Mrs Clarence Brandt,', Titonka, / arid . Wayne Keith, Burt, will appear Jon Fort Dodge, .Channel 21 j The program, 1 entitled' Why Should/ I Vote "No", will 'be: on at 7:30>p.m. The half-hodr show will be a> panel discussion pointing 'out some of the "problems involyed in Holding a' Constytutibna'l ConVehtioh: Wa>- yne Keith will be the moderator. Cancer 'Early Cancer is among, the (most cureable of the major causes of jteath, if detected aqd .'treated properly; in its early stages. Any-one interested in having, a cancer educational program, please 'Can,tact Mrs Phil Diamond. M?ny dif; fererit movies are available to-inr terested grutrps. '• ' i.<v ! . »j..i.;tjir ,. f|5 r •* - '— , .... 'i ''••',' Mason Cify Position •;-•?•_/ Nancy Downs,' daughter of Mr, and Mrs J. : Q. Downs, ^as accepted a : position at Gerald's DIAMOND'S JACKETS FOR MEN ... and BOYS & GIRLS BOYS' OR GIRLS' Washable - Reversible JACKETS Sizes 6 to 18 MEN'S WASHABLE LINED JACKET BOYS' OR GIRLS' Zip - Off Hood Machine Washable PARKAS 5 Colors. Sizes 4 to 20 $1 DOWN HOLDS Extra Special MEN'S DETACHABLE Hood Parkas...$10.00 SIZES 36 to 50 DIAMOND'S JACKET HEADQUARTERS OF NORTHWEST IOWA 77 Of Kossuth Students At Iowa State U > •; Kossuth . County has 77 students- enrolled among the 9,726 in the student body at Iowa State University this fall. , Official enrollment tabulations for the university, recently completed 'by Register 'Ai'thiir "M! Gowan, show an; increase _ of 474 from the figure bt this, time last year. '•>-•' > ; '• ' " ' ••'•••• 1 Students»listed. from • Kossuth are: ' : : -. i " . Algona — Kenneth R. Bunkof- s,ke, Philip'Doine Egel, Jason Lee Ethcrington,'Joel W. Harris, Leslie James Jo'hnfeon, Maribel J. Kain, ^Patrick Hugh Kain, Thomas Charles Kinsey, David Keith Kohl, Sue Labarrc, Michael John McNeill, AnnLjSl^ftgth «M, Elaine M. ' Mpntgpmery, John Arnald Oaklao^,}Mpfilyn J.' Pal-." mer, Cordell' Schifinqeller. Victor Alan Seely,' Lorqtta Jarian Spies^ Frederick J. Troiitrrian and Carole J. Wittkopf. Armstrong — Dale S.tanton Farland Donald Edward Nielsen. Bancroft — Marilyn J. Johannesen, Duane Dennis . Menke, Donna ,Rae Warner, David William Welp. Bode — Joel Bernard Bormann. Buffalo Center — David Vance Grimes. Burt — Jeanette J. Bjustrom, David J. Christensen, Grace Annette McKim, Shirley J. Schwie- tort, Darryl Roger Sparks, Eugene Ray Steward, Morton Harlen Steward, Mennot L. Trunk- hill. Corwith — Robert W. Chambers, and William David Mullins Fenton — Earl Eugene Jentz. Ronald A. Mdrtcnsen and Jane Louise Rugor. Irvington — Stanley John Kit-in. Lakoia — Robert E. Shcldahl. Ledyard — Charles David Dc- boer, Evelyn Leona Mino and Arno William Troff. Lone Rock — Janice M. Bier- stedl and John Morgan Cotton. LuVerne — Leroy Eldon Witzel, Annette E. Bruvnard. Merle Ann Harig, Larry Allen HarmOn and David Lee Trauger. Swea City — Elizabeth C. Bell, Mary L. Blomster, Karen P. Gor-, aczkowski, Lowell R. .Greenfield, and Philip Ray Tokheim. ' Tilonka— William Abbas, Wayne H. Bartelt, Arlen T.. Bilsborough, Allan James Boyken, Michael Arvid Nelson and Edward Lee Wertjes. Wesley — Jack R. Bohn, Ernest Neal Carlson, Roger Erlifig Flom/Elry Raymond Loebig and John Robert Pfefferl West Bend — Gary Allen Ber-' nau, Virginia Deanrys Dodd, Philip Lester Fisher and Ann Louise Smith. ' Whittemore — Tejrence R. Behlmer, Jerome William •Elbert and John Ernest Mosbach. ' Training School Sessions For 4-H Planned \ The first leader training school for the Kossuth County :4-H girls' leaders will be held November 9 and 10th. The'Wed- nesday meeting .will be at'-the Extension Office in Algona , and the lesson will be given by Phyllis Qlson, foods. and nutrition specialist from Iowa State University. Thursday, November. 10, Avis Lettow, county extension home ecpnomist, will 'present the lesson at the . Bancroft Public School. Both meetings start at 1:30 p.m. and all girls' 4-H leaders will attend one or the other. The boys' and girls' county 4-H officers met last week to make plans for the County 4-H Officer's training school to be 'held Saturday, November 19 at 1:30 p.m. in the Algona High School Annex. All officers from each of the local 4-H clubs in Kossuth County will attend. The county officers who will be leading the training school are: Susan Nitchals and Tom Henry, presidents; Bonnie Bristow and Tom Nurre, vice-presidents; Louise Skow and Art Mogler, secretaries and treasurers; and Nancy Chambers and Tom Lampe, historians and reporters. Recreation will be led by Jean Keith, Dean Dodds and Student Council & Class Officers Picked, Garrigan The Student Council for the 1960-61 school yea; has been organized for Garrigan High School. William Higgins will serve as president of this organization. Other officers are: vice-president, Mary Loubach; secretary, Agnes Elbert; and treasurer, Richard Heinen. These students will also serve as senior class officers. Robert Eisle is the histoiian for the senior class and Therese Bradley is the social chairman. Pictured above are Richard Heinen, Wm. Higgins, Mary Loebach and Agnes Elbert. Other class officers and members of the Student Council are as follows: Junior, officers: president, James Walker; vice-president, Suzr anne Studer; secretary, Alice Arndorfer; treasurer, Mark Capesius; historian Michael Frankel, and social chairman, Eileen Wagner. Sophomore officers: president, Robert Schneider; vice-president, Carolyn Miller, secretary, Mary Lou Gjiles; treasurer, Mark Elbert; historian, Anthony Bradley; and social chairman, Ann Hobscheidt. Freshman officers: president, William Vanderhaar; vice-president, Carol Ulfers, secretary, Michele Cassell; treasurer, Lewis Elbert; historian, John Elbert; and social chairman, Mfiry Ann Erpelding. (Garrigan Foto — UDM Engraving). Daniel Skow. <'Your Personal Appearances and Telephone Courtesy" will be the main program feature of the county 4-H Junior Leaders meeting, November 28. :• . Plans were made for the meeting by the Junior Leader/, com-, mittee, October. 26 at the Exten~ sion Office. Committee members are Eosemary Gisch, Mary Reilly, Jean Keith, Lucille Gade, Dean Dodds,. James Erpelding, Daniel Skow and Pat Vaske. Sales Of New t Vehicles Jump Past 3 Weeks Sales of new cars and trucks began to pick up in Kossuth county during the past three weeks, following introduction of the 1961 models, with a total of 44 new vehicles registered at the #punty treasurer's office during jthe period., ,'. Here are the owners of ne\v Vehicles: • ' • ',' Chevrolet — V. P. Elbert, Whittemore, truck; H. H. Krause, Fenton, truck; Elbert Hardware, Whittemore; truck; 'Max Stratton, Algona; H. ,W. Kitzinger, Titonka; Virginia Zalzam'k, Algona; William, Garman, Algona; Palo Alto Imp. Co., Whittemore; P. J. Bernhard, Bancroft; Arnold Elbert, Algona ; § Heiko Bosma, Buffalo Center;' Rudolph Tietz, -Lone Rock; R. L. Osborn, Fenton; I. F. Hildman, Wesley; E. C. McMahon, Algona; Phillip Bernhard, Bancroft; Virgil Blomster, Swea City; Pat McGuire, Burt; and M. R. or -Wilma Roeber, Whittemore. Ford — Elmer Dole Co., Irvington, truck; Carolyn Steussy,, Algona; L. J. Lammers, Ledyard; Kathryn Pompe, Algona; Celestin Foxhaven, Algona; H. M. Lighter, Algona; R. E. Johnson, Algona, pickup; .Ruth Hasse, Burt; W. C. Torgenson, Swea City; Audrey Ruby, Lakota; and M. J. Phelps, Titonka. Dodge — L. R. Gerber, Algona: G/rald Putzstuck, Algona; J. M. Hayes, Algona; George Becker, Burt; and Dr. D. L. Bray, Algona. Volkswagen — C. L. Plott, Algona; and Helen or Richard Lukes, Algona. Rambler — H. A, Forsberg, Algona. Chrysler — V. A. Barrett, Lakota. Oldgmobile — Delia Moxley, Algona; Pearl or Walter Winkelman, Buffalo Center; and Cleo Nelson, Titonka. Mercury — D. E. Nauman, Algona. B,uick — Harry Skogstrom, Algona. "Pet" Licenses Rosella Voigt, county treasurer, stated this week" that any person wishing to obtain ^o-called "pet' 1 auto license numbers for 1961 must pay for the plates before Dec. 1, 1960 in order to have them held for delivery. All plates will go on sale Dec. 1. According to Miss Voigt no "pet" numbers can be reserved after Dec. }. The 1961 auto license plates will be yellow with black numerals. Peg Destroyed Two persons reported being bitten by a dog in the vicinity, of East McGregor street during recent weeks, according td the Algona police department.- The owner Of the <J0f, whieji ha<J the neceissry ' vaccination? 'preventing any few of Tftbjss, rowtea .destroyed. KraUse, Cherokee, was.elecWd Irit^stfife ( at.tH6 dose' of, the; 40th rneetih^ Pfldtiy" in SibU Other officetS \^efe: reflected. About 200 attended' frqrrt v Iowa, Nebr., 'Minn,, and 'Sb.f bak, J6r, Kfause with, his. wife, 'the fbrrn* er Maflys Jensen and 'their tw<i children Kim, 8, 'and L6ls Ann 4, Were in". Fenton Sunday visiting their parents, Mayor and MrS t O. R. Krause and Mr and Mrs Pe^ ter Jensen. • Krause has been practicing at Cherokee since 1943. He is,- an Iowa State Uni" versity graduate. Me and, his' wift> both graduated from' the Fentbn High School. ' . The Duane Dreyers 'of Humboldt and " Mr. and Mrs Everett' Dreyer.,of Fenton were Saturday and Sunday guests 'in the Roger home at Sioux City.' , LuVerne News Mr, and Mrs Elmer 'EgH of Manson were SUnday visitors of their daughter Mr and Mrs Edward Lindebak family. Mrs' Philip Wuflestad of Jamestown, N. Dak., arrived Thursday to Visit her'daughter Mr and Mrs Carroll Marty 1 -and son. Mrs Alberta Green Adarnson of Estherville was a Tuesday guest of Mr and Mrs Henry Kub- •. -, • • .-.• . •:-..,..' Mr and Mrs Paul Blumer visited Tuesday and Wednesday Tyith his brother, Henry Blumer, Mr Blumer who will be 80, Dec. 14 and well known in LuVerne, is at a Park View Home for the Aged at Woodville, Wise. Mrs Albert Hefti, a daughter, Mrs Edward Elbert and Joel • were Tuesday visitors of their daughter and sister Mr and. Mrs Harlan Helm, Robin and Rhonda at Thompson. Mr and Mrs Edward Elbert, Mr and Mrs John.Elbert, Mr and Mrs Edwin Hunt, were Sunday dinner and evening guests of Mr and Mrs Paul Elbert at Algona. Frank (Frankie)i Hardcopf has been confined the past week in the home with his sister Mrytle Jordan. "Frankie" has a leg condition. ' Mr and Mrs Elmer Kubly and. Dale visited Sunday and Monday in Omaha, Neb., with her cousins Mr and Mrs William DreiiSelbis family; Verlaine Johnson and Junior Hardcopf were week end guests of her parents, Mr and Mrs Gerhard Johnson and her sister Mr and Mrs William Fries family at Armstrong. Mrs Jessie Sanford spent the past week in Clear Lake with her daughter, the Irvin McGowans. Week end visitors in the parental Robert Hardcopf, Sr., home were their- son Mr and Mrs Robert Hardcopf, Jr., and family of Minneapolis. They also visited her mother Mrs Roman Arend at St. Benedict. Sunday guests were Mr and Mrs Daryl Ludwig, Algona, Mrs Roman Arend, son Ronald Arndorfer, St. Benedict, Mr and Mrs Harold Curran of Britt, their daughter, Mr and Mrs Don Hanig and daughter of Wesley. Mrs Albert Hefti had as guests Monday evening for dinner to honor the birthday of Mr Hefti, his sister Mr and Mrs Marshall Clancy of Hardy, his brother Mr and Mrs Edwin Hefti and neighbor Mr and Mrs Curtis Morgan. Mrs- James Paulson, Paulette, Douglas and Larry of Minneapolis visited the past weekend with her brothers, Lewis and Fred Merkle, sisters, Henry Martys, LuVerne and Walter Hefti, Britt, and families, , Mr and Mrs Jess Lindeback are now at their home in LuVer- ne, They spent the past six months at their farm* near Pequot Lakes, Minn. Mrs Roy Buenger West Bend, who underwent major surgery at Fort Dpdge Lutheran hospital is reported satisfactory, Mrs Buenger, farmer Helen Hanselman, is the daughter of Mrs Amelia kflWelfnin aM the late iu&A, ,LuverM, dttpfnfth has-ppv/, fiea -fiditf/lif i n h e'a {> «m s, ti Ih to'ehafJfnah home ar6 MfVJtid'd Peterjflan,', Mother, df Mrs", Chapman' and''Mrs, Peter- ffiaftV feftthef'-Mark Sanders 2 Licenses Issued license Wefe Is* tied dlerlt-Alma WenY' to aissell,J3rown, 'Algoha,'and Charlene Kubll, BarierofV <Ocf, 29, and Don Brofer;> Fort Dodge, and Shirley Wagner, St". Joe, Oct. . , .....h.«--.>..-^*n... n .^ \ fttl PALO ALTO-COUNTY BAR TI6N COMPRISED OF REPUBLICAN LAWYERS WITH THf EXCEPTION OF TWO MEMBEfcS, RECOMMENDS THE ELECTION OF , i * , . •* Judge Joseph Hand "* 1 I* '^tti^r M ' DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR DISTRICT 'JUDGE. JUDGE HAND HAS ABLY DEMONSTRATED HIS QUALIFICATIONS ON THE BENCH. ,i . ^ ',•>•' IN RECENT YEARS THE AMERICAN AND IOWA STATE BAR ASSOCIATION HAVE ADVO- GATED THE SELECTION OF SUPREME AND DISTRICT COURT JUDGES ON A NON-PARTISAN BASIS SO THAT THOSE BEST QUALIFIED MIGHT BE ELECTED. THEREFORE, THIS ASSOCIATION UNANIMOUSLY ENDORSES JUDGE/HAND AND URGES HIS RETENTION IN OFFICE. . . N^ I. PALO ALTO COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION M & D AUTO SERVICE • • Under Management Of DARRELL (Mac) Me FARLAND ' and DARRELt DAYIS : CAR -TRUCK ^TRACTOR ' , Major Overhaul —Tune-Up- 1 ' ' ; ' " • i- ' ' • MAC HAS HAD 9 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN OVER-ALL GARAGE WORK AND 5 YEARS EXPERIENCE SPECIALIZING IN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS.. :' & D AUTO SERVICE MARC MOORE AUDITOR OF KOSSUTH COUNTY 8 YEARS OF EFFICIENT SERVICE IN SAVING THE TAXPAYER'S MONEY Republican Ticket Your continued support will be appreciated "PET" AUTO NUMBERS ANY AUTO OWNIR DESIRIN© A "PET 11 NUMBER SHOULD DiPOSITTHI MQNIY THEREFOR PRIOR TO DEC 1, 1960, NUMBERS WILL NOT HE RESERVED, AFTER DEC. 1, ALL 1961 LICENSE PLATES WILL GO ON SALE ON DEC, 1, ROSELLA VOIGT KQSSUTH COUNTY TREASURER

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