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Garrigan HI t ^^^^ V r -' ' . .- 1 iKi. 3& i , ^- Elbeti Preparations are underway at Garrigan High School in Algoha for the first Homecoming game in the history of the school. The date ig 'October 9, when , St. Mary's of Marsnalltowrt comej" .to test fthe power ' of' the Gar' rigan High ^Golden Bears." At half-tlm£ the, Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned. -The candidates, for King and Queen are: -Miry-Ann Bradley, ©etty Cink,' Kathefifte LOebig and Sharprt Schneider for queen} Paul El'bert, Larry Heinen, Terry Johnson ,^and, Richard Schneider for king. All are seniors. After the football game the new .Garrigan gymnasium-is the site of the- Homecoming Dance. ( The orchestra of Billy- Redman 'will provide the music. All preparations for Homecoming, the decorations for the dance and of the stadium, are .the work of the' first Garrigan Senior class, hea'ded by Social Chairman Mary Ann Bradley. There' will be a giant pep .rally at; 3.',p.m. in the stadium Gametime.is; 8 p.m.- Homecoming Dance 'for Garrigan students lind their '.guests, is ,10 p.m. *~ 12:30 p.m.., ' Local Church 'II Add New W|||nit MenilbeijsV'oi', the First Cong- regatio'walfc'hureh were presented •*«r«4-l* t 4it*jt ftWstl^-l4-Art4-'e e«lra.^rtVi t\f * a Event Friday JWoine* to ESTABLISHED 1863 Kntewsd at second claw matter «t th«jp0itottice at Iowa, Ndv, l, 1938, under Act ttl Congteu fit March 3, 1MB. ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1959 SECTIONS - 24 PAGES VOL. 96 - NO. 40 Hunter Haven For Kossuth meeting of J day evenii; - ,> - k ^f/iiV^I t . • ionaKunit<<at>,a'dinner- By,Russ Waller ~ . .f he" SiibjeeV of 'Hog 1 fooH/wnat ' . "they .eat, what , they see,' wha ' " t 1 by Thdrson, Gj el- ten ahd'Sctiellbei'g, of Forest City, the building will • be at two levels and will include' kitchen, social hall on the upper level with office-workroom, pastor's, study, library-jcbnference room, several classrooms and assembly rooms that " may ; be" partitioned' into classrooms. ;Estimated" cost of the new unit is ekpected to be about $90,000. Location is directly south of the' present church building between that building and the parsonage.- Al Buchanan is chairman of the building committee with committee members,- Harold'Cowan, Jim 'Merryman, Willard Zeigler, Eugene. Hiitchins, Mrs Roscoe Mawdsley, Ted Chrischilles, Mrs Lowell Smith, Dr. M. G. Bourne and Ted Herbst. The architects will now prepare working drawings for the buildings .with construction ex- pected'to begin next' spring. Residents Buy Total Of 40 New Vehicles Sales of new. cars and trucks to (Kossuth county .residents con' tinued at a .good pace during the . past two weeks. A total of 40 new vehicles were registered during the period . at the county treasurer's office. Owners are; Ford — Johnson Bros., truck, Ledyard; E. A. Galloway, truck, Lakota; Everds 'Evos., Algona; P. H. Sullivan, iLedyard; R. H. Tietz, Lone Rock; C, E. Detrick, Algona; Marlyn' Franzen, .Lakota; R, C. Guster, Algona; A. L. Baker, Lone Rock; Rex Noland, pickup, Bancroft; Fred Beenman, Algona; James Butler, Bode; -G, Sullivan, Ledyard; Albert Loeschen, Woden: and B. Miller, Burt, ' Chevrolet — John Zeller, Algona; V, G. Govern, Titonka; H, G. Discoe, i/Ugona; Cook's Welder Supply, 'Algona; E. E, Duncan, Fenton; Welp's Hatchery, Bancroft; Lsura Berndt, West Bend; fteronan Rachut, Burt; Bernard Gray, Algona; Carroll Fraser, Bwt; Howard Stephen- sop, Algona; Willard Geering, Algona; and Donald Cook, Al* gona. Plymouth — John Sterba, AU gona; and J. & L. Motors, Al- gonar Rambler — A. W. Peterson.. Fenton; and .Herbert Schauer, Air gona> 014? — Balph Reding, Ottosen; P. B. Gangstee, F4more; and Herbert Nelson, Titortka, Podge —. A. P. Bedwg, Bode- Arnold Becker., 1 Lakota; and John LuVerne.' fe «~,E. J. yard. ., , , they react to,-;has.provH" t |ifttMr ' City Election Hottest For Some Tim With It) days of "filing time" ; remaining, it is apparent Algona's city, election may -furnish, plenty Of excitement when voters go to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 3. : r; : ~ At the present' time (Wednesday), two petitions with necessary signatures hav.e. been filed by" candidates at - CityN Clerk Pave Smith's r o£fice. 'Ken;.Peir.ce, from ,second ward, filed -for ,a two year term' as councilman- at-large, -and.'Eugene Furst, ex- councilman 'from' second ward now 'living in third ward, filed for a' four year term as councilman-at-large. ^ ""'Papers' are still -.out^lor a,possible-total of,'five more candidates :. oMee.* '' guing to a number of p*ebple'.; who seem to .jhave .the same results with their dogs, and the dog likes and dislikes ... which proves that man's best 1 friend is like mos of us when it comes-to food. *' * * Have you noticed dny loca women, wearing green and-yellow badges this/week around Al gona? If you, have, here is the answer. " October 4-11 is'National- Business Women's Week, and the io'cal Business . & ..Professional .Women's Club is' observing it, They plan a guided tour of • tjie new Garrigan High School thia evening (Thursday), with Kathleen Griffin, who is president of the local B. & P.W. unit as, guide. A lunch' will be served and a social hour . will follow. Othei officers: Joan Lickteig, vice president; Anna Merritt, treasurer; Vyda Johnson, recording secretary; Dorothy Cogley, corresponding secretary. + * + t Harlan Miller's Wednesday a.m. column intimates "that Khrushchev finessed Ike into delaying the latter's - trip to Russia .. .our scouts, in 'Washington, D. C. say that Ike's,' political, advisors persuaded him to delay, the trip until i960 when it can have more political impact With "the -"peace" theme. *• * * * Over *at Tom's T-V shop Ihey sometimes lalbor far into the night working- and testing sets But last week they had a phonograph in for an overhaul and had it all apart,,. Suddenly, as they were readjusting the parts they turned in a short wave conversa tion and heard Nels Isaacson another gent who labors far into the night, talking to some ham operator in South Carolina. Doe YOUR phonograph do that? « * * * Mr and Mrs Steve Murchland and Irma Greiner, -flying here from California for the funeral of the' ladies' mother, got into conversation with a fellow pas-- senger on a jet airliner, L.A. to Omaha, and found she was traveling to Lone Rock, Iowa, Name escapes us. » * * A questioning student is more ,Papers are being'circulated in fourth ward at the present time W-Barbara .Haggard. If the petition is filed, Miss Haggard, will seek the post left vacant by John Dreesman, present councilman who has indicated he will .not be a candidate. Dreesman has served four years on the council. Joseph A. Elbert, appointed to fulfill the term of his brother Arnie El'bert, in third ware after the latter was .removec rom-the council due to a switch n ward lines recently, took ou papers Wednesday morning and 'ill run for the post. Stan M-uckey, who has.served . term- from first ward, also has papers out now. Two other sets of papers were aken "out by ah un-narndd iri- lividual and it is not known who hey are. being -circulated" for >at present. '" ' -, "' These new developments- «ame during* the past week after two councilmen, Byron P. Richardson, councilmah-at-large, and Dreesman, announced they would not seek reelection. " Vic Parsons, who has been on :he council for several years in the at-large capacity . with 'Richardson, also announced this week that he would not seek the office again. Jim Whittemore, second ware incumbent" who has served onj term, v has' - announced Jib- v " se*k that. post, -again,. but", as;^ •as iss known no^petitioh is,.being circulated for him at the presen time. , , " ',-',So far, "Mayor C. C. ( Shierk is the only . person who has 'announced an intention to run for that position. It is possible there will be at least'one other candidate for that post, however Until the deadline for filing Monday, Oct. 19, is .reached, the final total of candidates for the various posts will not be known frnportant teacher. than an answering Harry Godden. of Algona was one (jthere may be more) local resident who was present at the historic "I" '''club meeting which, blew the lid off th> B.rechler Bva$h.evskl - .feud , ... spine ottie local residents, who say their ' memories ' l<mg, ' can recall the status of Iowa football belfoj-e £vy went fhere a?' grid coach, v . , * * .* Last, I4nt yen far, Aw Jer TWO FILE FOR ONE POST AT FENTON Incumbents G. 'R. Krause, mayor, and Clarence Yager, Ed Meyer, J. A. Schwartz and Walter Pertl, councilmen; 'and Mrs Wayne Alderson, town treasurer, 11 filed for reelection during a ouncil meeting at Fenton 'Monday night. Newcomers .on the ballot are Vterle Voigt and Homer Matthie- en, both running for the council post vacated by "Frank McFall, Nho will not'seek reelection. Ervih Krause, member of the >ark board, whose term expires his-year, also filed for reelection. Other board members were Wilfred Stoeber an'd William Hantelman. Paul Eigler.is town clerk. BANCROFT HAS 2 MAYOR CANDIDATES At Bancroft, 'HJV. Clark was the first '• to file nomination papers. -He is a .member of the park board. .• It w as expected that practically all of the present office holders, including Don Murray, mayor; and councilmen R. C. Fangman, Walter Davis, George W. Kockler, Al Meyers and A. M. Schrandt, will seek reelection. P, J, Schiltz took out nomination papers for mayor and they were being circulated. -Two other sets of papers were taken out, although it was not known who those candidates might be. FIVE FILE FOR*' LAKOTA COUNCIL Five men have filed as council candidates at Lakota. They are Drive Leaders Selected For United Fund Plans are being completed for the first United- Fund of Algona, campaign to be conducted Oct. 19 through 31 here. Workers are being recruited and „ training meetings held to make clear the objectives, of the drive and, the manner of conducting the solicitation. " ;'•.-."' , ,, John- Claude, chairman of thq campaign committee, reports excellent progress in setting up the campaign organization of workers with the following sub-chairmen and captains named: AcJ- vance Gifts, Eqgene Murtagh Commercial Captains, Ted Herbst and Duane Carson; Industrial, Oscar Metcalf; Professipnal Dr. Dan Bray; Public Employees Milton Norton; and Residential Mrs Nat .Bangs, Mrs John Hop kins, Mrs Homer Clark and Mr; John Dreesman. The board of directors formal ______________ „ _____ ly adopted the. $16,03$} total bud- , Fred Christ,; Jakie Peterson, Agnes Laidley Dies Monday Funeral Today 'Funeral services for Agnes M. Laidley,, 87,;.- well-known long time Kossuth .county resident, are being haid, at -1 p.m. today (Thursday) at ItfcCullough's Funeral Chapel here. Rev. Newton Coughertour of the Methodist church will officiate and burial will be in Riverview cemetery Mrs Laidley died Monday a St. Ann hospital where she hac been a patient for three days following a stroke. She had lived- at ,the Good Samaritan ^I^e1^^«^archjv|'bl''this yeai '"She/was' born December 31 '1872 at Northwood, the daughte of Mr 5 and Mrs Will Thompson and was married to W. F. Laid •ley who preceded her in death in'1939. : 'Mrs Laidley was an 'ear]y-da> newspaper woman. For seycra years prior to 1912, she publishe the Bancroft 'Register, editing setting the type and printing the paper herself, with the as sistance of her children and printer. In 1912, she moved to Algona where she was Kossuth county recorder until 1916. From 1917 until 1924 she served as deputy recorder. Mrs Laidley is survived by a daughtei', Mrs Milton (Marguerite) Dah'l, Algona; three son's, Carl, Detroit, Mich., Lawrence, Swaledale; and Dow, Rolfe; 16 grandchildren and 34 great- grandchildrcn. A son, Paul, died in 1947. x Pallbearers at the service will be Ralph Miller, Ralph Elibert, Lawrence Gillespie, L. C. Nichols, H. M. Smith and H. G. Lindquist. A '20,000 Hydraulic Press To Weidenhoff Plant Here WEIDENHOFF, INC. received shipment here last week, of the monster hydraulic: pi-ess pictured above, from the Pacific Press anc Tool Co. of Ml. Carmc-1, 111. The new unit, being installed this week vilh special equipment, weighs 28,000 pounds and is valued at 20,000. It will be installed in the new Weidenhoff addition, now ncanng ompletion, and 'will be used for bending and drawing sheet steel. "rofessional movers will install the unit over a specially built pit. Weidenhoff, subsidiary of Snap-On Tools of Kenosha, Wis., will 'really expand its manufacturing facilities here when the new addi- ion swings into full operation in the near future. (UDM newsloto nd engraving). . More New 1960 Cars On Display Here This Week Four more new 1960 series'cars make their appearance this weekend — Ford Falcon and Ford the Dodge and Dodge {Dart, the Buick, and the Chrysler Imperial Buick models for 1960 are ai Schultz Bros, garage. The Ford lines are at Kent Motor. The Dodge and the new Dodge Dart are at Percival Motors, and the Chrysler is at J. & L. Motor. Information on these new cars as well as additional information on those first presented last week, will be found in this issue. . get previously recommended by ttye Budget and Admissions committee in a meeting Monday night. An itemized account of the budget appeared in a pre- viojus issue of the Algona Upper Des Moines. Organizations bene< fitting from the United -Fund will be American Red Cross, Girl Scouts, Prairie Gold Council Boy Scouts, Iowa Children's Hojne Society, Salvation Awny,- Algona Charities, Inc., Kossuth . County Society for Retarded C.hildren and causes pf Cancer, Heart, Polio and other, health causes.^ United ;FuncJ chairman, R.US* B^uchanan sai4 that the head cmajrters ortiw .donated by Security State Bank Security State Bank H^ feej>n cleaned up by^eta, JCi.Ph^>ter of Bfta Sigma Phi, William Hanken, Herman Jutting and Paul Kockjer. is Robert Stenzel. Town clerk As far as was known • ' earlier this week, there had , been no papers filed for a mayor candidate. FULL. ,*6L ATE OF MEN AT RINGSTED Martin- H. Petersen, mayor, and Robert E. Nielsen, filed papers. |or the mayor's post, council incumbents Roger Petersen and ffcermit Christiansen, and others, Arnold Clauson, Peitersen," Lisle Smith, Gayjord Ohristensen and Ronald . who are seeking ' , all filed nomination before the close of filing a$>Rings sted. New Burt City Park Gets O.K. The • new Burt city park will begin to take shape this fall. This was announced at a meeting of the town council. The council voted to aid the Women's club, whose project is the city park. Land on which the park will be built is that lying on the east side of the; street formerly occupied by the city hall and the library. Burt recently built a new city hall and library on main street. The old buildings are being torn down to make way for the park. The project includes landscaping, purchasing of playground equipment arid picnic tables. ^ Another business the council let 3. contrast to the A9kerman Construction company of Fort Dodge Funeral For H. H. Dearchs Held Monday Funeral services for Henry H. Dearchs, 77, Algona, were held Monday afternoon in First Methodist church here. Rev. Newton Coughenour officiated and burial was in Riverview cemetery. Mc- Culloug'h's Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Mr Dearchs died suddenly at his home Friday after suffering a stroke. He had not been ill previously. He was a life-long resident of Kossulh county. He was born April 1, 1882 at Whittemore, the son of Garret and Julia Dearchs. He was married to Josie Rawson, •Nov. 4, 1908 at Whittemore. He was a farmer much of his life and moved to the Algona area in 1913. Mrs Dearchs preceded hei nusband in death in 1950. Surviving are three daughters Julia Dearchs, Delavan, Wis., Mrs Ray (Esther) Seney, Clear Lake, and Mrs Henry (Bernice) Pedersen, Des Moines; and a son, Henry Jr. of Algona. There is also a sister, Mrs Frank (Ada) Hofius, and a brother, Claude Dearchs, both of Algona. Pallbearers at the services were Ralph Taylor, Clarence iMetzger, Charles Dearchs, Roy Sarchet and Charles Klamp. Clouds Finally Let Sun Shine Ruin and cloudy skies wura prevalent during the past week, along with some chilly temperatures, but Hie: sun came through for fine weather Saturday and Plan 1550 Foot Dam For 233 Acre Project Probable acceptance later thij week of a $40,'867.69 bid from tha Fagre Construction .Co. of Es« therville for construction of a 1,550 foot earthen dam and other improvements will pave the way for a new hunter's haven near Burt. Over-all cost of the 233 acre layout in the Buffalo Creek area, three miles east and a mile north of Burt (just south of Union Slough), will exceed $74.518.87. Land . in settions -IB 8c2I ( ;of Portland , townships was pur-_.. - chased this spring iroin'iatfm- ers bordering the area.1 Total cost 6f thei acreage, according to official records, was $33,651.18. - . * Bids on the dam and water control structure, access road, parking area and boat ramp were read by the* conservation commission at Des Moines Monday. Only other bid, for $42,640.62, was received from Sande Cort- struclion Co. of Humboldt. The dam will run east and vest, is "slated to be three or our feet high and will back vater from 12 inches to threa eet deep into a 120 acre tract be- ween the dam and Union Slough^ If the conservation commis- ion okays the Fagre bid, con- truction on the project will btjT- r in immediately and .the'.area AM 11 be ready for use next year. It is designed for the breeding nd use of waterfowl, uplandi game and pheasants and is to be developed almost exclusively for lunters. It is not expected that nany fish will grow to maturity the water, but fishermen street repair the pavement on Mam a good wash day Monday. Oct. 1 _____ ..... 40 Oct. 2 ___________ 49 Oct. 3 ___________ 61 Oct. 4 __________ 02 Oct. 5 __________ 70 Oct. C _________ -63 Oct. 7 __________ — L 30 46 36 48 39 46 R .25 .29 Frederick Hdwe. Grand Opening Don Frederick, who purchased the I-Iall-Strahorn Hardware store hero several months back, i holding a formal Grand Opening of the Frederick Hardware thi Friday and Saturday, with com plete details in a large ad in this welcome to try their luck, also, Funds for the project cope from the Pittman-Robertson fund of the conservation commissions Federal excise taxes from hunter's supplies, including shotgun shells are turned over to the state by the federal government and will furnish 75 percent of the money needed. The other 25 percent is furnished by the state and is raised through, sale of hunting licenses, v. ' > Federal funds not used for such a project within a given time are called back and re-allocated to another area. The new Buffalo Creek project will be completely fenced in, with work slated to begin next week, and Vic Olson, WalU ingford, of the state fish and game department will be manager of the area. The project had been studied for some tima There are free prizes, co-nee and cookies "on the house", and many other special attractions including a "peanut feast." before land was purchased bids received for construction work.' Wedding Licenses Three wedding licenses were issued by County Clerk Alma Pearson during the past week. They went to; 'Oct. 1 — Joel Reding, Bode, and Sheila MoEvoy, Algona. Oct. % -w. Edwin Lloyd, Bancroft, and Clara'Hease, Fenton; . Hammer, $torm Lake, New Pin Alleys Plan Open House Bob Riedel and Doyle Dailey,the latter of Humboldt, announce the Grand Opening of the new Algona Lanes bowling alleys in the northeast part of Algona, in this issue. The event is this} coming Sunday afternoon, .'-• midnight. Registration prizes will bq given, and other special features are planned for the afternoon, so everyone is invited Home Fair Planned A Home Industries Fair wiU be held at the high school' Annex here Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.*n. sor of the event is the fvituoiu : tj, 4*$tiuiMv*i ^r»v.*»•» «-»-.»-, --- j- ----, .,. ____i_ aniVlorenceOwhe, Bancroft- Federated Woroans Bids For New ChurchToBe Opened Oct. 20 Bids for the of a,f new First Presbyterian, church here will be openecJ^'T 4 """ 4 "" •* Oct. 20, at 3 p,m, at ifce church at Call , an^/.Minn^ot streets here, " ; •"• -- iM "»-*•••-* ThQrson, C , berg, Forest' '<$ jtects. The 99' rooms

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