Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on July 10, 1967 · Page 1
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Charles Plathe, 74, Alqona Koimth County supervisor, passes -±?~ '- iitatc Historical 3ocieti.y Iova 0?ty , Iowa X Funeral services for Charles Plathe, 74, St. Joe,, will be held Monday (today) at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Joseph's Catholic church, St. Joe. Father Leo Schumacher will be celebrant of the Solemn Requiem High Mass, and Fathers Ruba and Phillips will be deacon and sub-deacon respectively. Mr. Plathe died in his sleep Friday morning, July 7, at his home. There was a C. D. of A. Rosary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, and Parish Rosary Sunday evening at 8:00 p.m. at-the Hamilton funeral home. A 4th Degree Knights of Colum BrNmd «• (MM «*• raft*, DM. 1, 19M, « AMM, MM 96911 po»t.ofn» under Act of CongrtM March 8, t»T» VOL. 67 _ NO. 53 — MONDAY, JULY 10, 1967, ALOONA, IOWA - 8 PAGES PLUS SUPPLEMENT Legion installs new officers CHARLES PLATHE 4th Degree Knight of Columbus honor guard was also held- t us ' a "V mem S er of . the Sunday evening. Burial will Kossuth Board of Supervisors. be in St. Joseph's cemetery, St. Joe. Charles JB. Plathe was born April 29, 1893 at St. Joe, the son of Joseph Plathe and Catherine Lucas Plathe. He married Clara Fuhrmann, died in 1952 Surviving children are Arthur Plathe, Corwith; Vernon Plathe, St. Benedict; and Delmar Plathe, St. Joe. Three sisters also survive. They are: Elizabeth, Mrs. Peter Mertz, Mr. Plathe was first elected in 1956 and his term started January 1, 1958. He was chairman of the board in 1963 and was also elected chairman this January. He began a new h four year term this January.' Selection of his successor will be by Auditor Marc Moore, Clerk Alma Pearson, and Recorder Mertie Huber. The appointment will be until the election in 1968. At that time candidates will run West Bend; Cecelia, Mrs. Ed ffor the unexpired remainder, Reilly, Janesville, Wis.; and two years, «rflhis term Barbara Plathe, Des Moines. They expect to meet some There are 13 grandchildren. J™ e this week to cons,de r ap . . Mr. Plathe was a 3rd and P licants for the P ositlon - tliliinniinHiiillliiiiiHniliiiiHiuiiiiiiiiiii mil iiiiiiiiiitiiiniiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiimiii niiiiiiii IIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIII New minister for Ledyard Swea parishes Ledyard: The Rev. W. Marion Bloodworth has been assigned to the Ledyard and Swea City Methodist churches. He preached his first sermon here on June 25. He comes to the churches here from the Himton- Merrill Methodist churches. Both Rev. Bloodworth and his wife were born and raised •in Georgia. They moved to Iowa In 1959. They have two children Michael 20, who is now serving -with- the Naval- Reserves and a son Stephen 10, who will be in the sixth grade in the Swea City school. The Rev. Bloodworth has served churches both in Georgia and Iowa and in the first year of his ministry in 195455, he was selected as "Town ELDON McVAY, far right, Iowa 8th District Legion Commander from Plover, was on hand Wednesday evening to officially install the newly-elected officers at the Hagg- Turner Legion Post in Algona. In the above photo, McVay is turning over the gavel to local Commander Nels Anderson. The other officers installed are, left to right, seated, itlifHinHiiilnniinlillliliiHHWiHniiiniHiHininimiliiHiniilliiHiiniiillHHiiiiiHnHHiiimniiiHnHiHiiliiiiliiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiHiilimniiiiiiiiiiii i iiiiiintiii iimiiiiiiiiini i mi mi niiiiimiHiiiiiiiim IMIMIIIIIHIIIDII iiiiiinn mini and Country Minister of the ^ to , thank all the solicitors in Year" for the Athens-Elfoerton North Ko8 suth who assisted in District in Georgia. Gar rolls over near Whittemore An Omaha, Nebr. woman escaped injury Wednesday afternoon when her car went out of control on a county gravel road three miles south and one east of Whittemore about 2:15 p.m. Marion K. Haag was driver of the 1966 Volkswagen that rolled over into the ditch when the car got too close to the shoulder. Patrolman Charles Bird reported about $500 damage to the machine. N.K. Cancer drive exceeds goal by JIB ^•ssffsan* raasas: ssrs ^ u^^r^™^ Dr. N. J. Kelley, historian; Les James, second vice; standing, Chuck Bloom, finance officer; Father Milo Dailey, chaplain; Bob Riedel, sergeant-at-arms; and Tom Aaron, adju- ant. Carry-over officers not pictured are Dan Fisher, first vice, and Leo Cassel, service officer. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. Kossuth OEO to meet Wednesday There will be a meeting of the Kossuth county OEO July 12, in the Court House As- embly Room at Algona at 8 p.m. This is a public meeting. The local head start, neighborhood Youth Corps, service centers, and home health programs will be explained. Board Members will be elected for the coming year. .One- third of all boards must be low-income. The low-income people elect their own representatives' TAKES COURSE Maxine Hock, in the dietary department for St. Ann hospital, Algona; has completed Son of former Three are eli s ible Obscene phone for postmaster job „ , callers face Ottosen man dies in crash OttoMn — Gary Ellingson, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Ellingson, West Concord, 'Minn., was killed in a one car accident on a curve between Pino Island and Rochester, Minn. '<. The accident happened at 9 p.m. Sunday night. He suffered critical head injuries and was taken to St. Mary's Hospital at Rochester, where he died Tuesday noon. Gary was born June 7, 1945, new Iowa law The obscene or annoying He replaces the Rev. Edward Maus who is now serving the Akron-Westfield Congregational church. Rev. Maus and his family were honored with a farewell by the congregations on June 26. He had served the Swea City church for six years and the Ledyard church for the past three and one half years. LuVerne woman to Washington meeting LuVerne — Mrs. Elsie L. Mueller, wife of Pastor Mueller of the Zion Lutheran church of LuVerne will represent the Algona Zone at the silver jubilee of the Lutheran Women's Missionary league July 18-20 at Washington, D. C. She will take a $450 Zone offering to the convention from the Algona Zone. The League has 210,000 members in 39 districts. the Cancer drive as chairmen and volunteer workers. The goal of $2,160.00 was exceeded, reaching a total of $2,392.33, 'With some yet to be reported. The complete list of chairmen includes towns — Mrs.- Jack Van Norman of Swea City; 'Mrs. Gilbert DeBoer of Ledyard; Mrs. Hansen, Lakota; Mrs. Gertie Ackerman, Burt; •Mrs. Janice Ramus-, Lone Rock; Mrs, Dale Weisbrod, Fenton and Mrs. Ed Menke, Bancroft. Township workers include 'Mrs. Howard Salisbury, Burt; Mrs. W: Larson, Armstrong; Mrs. Her-sher Hartman, Lone Rock; Mrs. Larry Gray, Lako•ta; :Mrs. R, I. Anderson, Ledyard; Mrs. Wayne Nyman, Bancroft; Mrs. Richard Hesvik, Swea City; Mrs. Fred Behrends, •Buffalo Center; Mrs. Burdette Hoeppner, Lakota; Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Swalve, Buffalo Center; Art Droessler, Lakota; 'Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Walsh, Lone Rock; Mrs. Melvin Logemann, Elmore, Minn.; and Mrs. Glen Clark, Swea City. general nutrition, modified diets, food preparation, and sanitation. The course is conducted by the Iowa department of health. ON STUDENT COUNCIL Sandra Schutjer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Schutjer, Wesley, has been elected from the Business Machines Department fo Hamilton College to serve on the Student Council. SEEKS DIVORCE A petition was filed in district court Thursday by Joane Thilges, Fenton, against Clarence Thilges. She asks custody of two children. They were married at Whittemore in February, 1952. the Rutland-Bradgate area until 1955 when the family moved to West Concord. He was a graduate of West Concord high school and attended Spartan School of Aero- The Civil Service Commission announced this week that John B. Snere, Richard D. Godfredsen and Edward P. Farrell are eligible for the postmastership in AJgona. Any one of the men may be appointed by the President, telephone caller faces a great- with the appointment subject er threat of apprehension and to Senate confirmation. The punishment according to John Commission received 15 ap- Claude, Northwestern Bell plications for the job which manager because of a bill passed by the 1967 Iowa Legislature. It makes the use of the telephone to terrify, intimidate, threaten, harass, annoy or offend another person, punishable by a fine of not more than $500 or imprisonment not to exceed one year, or both. The act became effective July 1. "Hang up," Claude said. "It's the most effective thing to do. Hang up at the first suggestion of an improper pays $7,665 per year. Expect action on ambulance question soon According to Algona Mayor ,-,- ., .. .. . ,. nautics at Tulsa Okla fl ft*r William Finn, some type of call-if the caller doesn't say wMch he waT'eSS^PH a t solution will be proposed anything or merely breathes wmcn ne was employed at concerning "-- -~^ heavilv into the ohone—at the employed Rochester. Surviving besides his parents is a sister Janell. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at Trinity Lutheran church at West Concord. Burial will be in the Old Concord cemetery. The father, Albert Ellingson, was born and reared near Ottosen. w 6 the ambulance heavily into the phone-at the service problem at Wednes- first obscene word or improp- day's meeting of the Algona ?£ P er f onal .^ uestlon — or lf City Council. "ie caller will not identify Mayor Finn, who will sub- f"" 8 ?". to *>»* satisfaction. , *• * Ilrnrtvnn**nnl1n iinn r» TO to on nut the proposal, stated Sat- urady that the council will probably take some positive action on the matter at Wednesday's meeting." , . The Mayor's proposal calls siea< ?' a ? K ..... for the purchase of a vehicle number he 1S dialin 8 and to he really wants is an audience. Don't be that audience." Don't answer the guestion, "What number is this?" in- the caller what SQUARE DANCE DATE WORKSHOP The National Council of Catholic Women will have a Workshop for the Northeast Deanery women, at St. Thom- The Farmers & Charmers as Parish Hall, Emmetsburg, Square Dance club of Led- Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. A yard will hold a festival Wed- panel of five women who at- nesday at 8:30 p.m. at Led- tended the regional institute yard. Presiding will be Jim in Notre Dame, Ind., will ex- Modrell, and caller will be plain and discuss the new by the city as well as the es- wh ™ SWtatoSt of a volunteer ./"struct children and .baby- ambulance department in Al- "«?.« n( * to . «f. ve ouia . inf ° r - gona. The Police Department "ration-have them get the would handle all the ambu- caller s name and say that lance emergency telephone y 0 "™ 1 * cal1 **<*• calls, and volunteers with 20 "' HVL «"* „„?«»* Jon Lennorson. commissions. wiiMiiiiiiiimiuiiiiiiiimimiiimmiimiiiiiiiiiuiimiiiimiiiii iiiiiiuiiiiiuuiiiiiiiiiniii uiiiimiiuiiiiiiiiuii HIIIIIIHIIIII UIIIIIUHUHIIUIHIIII IHIIIIIIMIIHUHHIHHIHUIHUMIUUIUIIMIIUHUIIIIIIMIIIH ********* HI* U W114-11 V\^ VI O W 11*11 £*\f x-*i j •) ii 11 » T i t A hours of training would take Claud | f ald ' K cal1 Northwest- over the ambulance service. «™. BHel s , b " SlneSS °f flce Both ambulances operated Tr f ned telephone people will by the two funeral directors hel P customers receiving in Algona terminated ambu- ™™y™°™ .calls. They will lance service at midnight Satyr, July 8. Promises air passenger service THIS 150,000 TWIN ENGINE Cessna 335, shown taking off from the Algona airport, will become a familiar sight in the skys over western Iowa and southern Minnesota Recently acquired, new, by Sky Coach Inc., of Sioux Citv it is making regular scheduled runs to Omaha and Minn£ apolis providing "Flag Stop" service to Carroll, D*nison, Mapleton, Ida Grove, Cherokee, Storm Lake, Spencer, Estherville, Emmetsburg and Algona. The Algona Sky Coach reservation agent is the Algona Hotel. Demo Derby won by Cook A crowd of 1650 watched a full field of cars put on one of the best shows of the season at the Kossuth Speedway Friday night. There was close racing, sptyi-outs and roll-overs in- the seven event action packed program. Dennis Cook, Algona, won the special Demo Derby. Shiney Hilbert, Algona, was unhurt in a bad roll in the second heat. Winners were: Time Trials, Gene Sehattschneider, Algona; Trophy Dash, Gene Sehattschneider; First Heat, Roy Pietz, Humboldt; Second Heat, Del Stocke, Ames; Third Heat, Butch Householder, Algona; Semi-Main, Dave Kabrick, Britt; Main, 1st Place, Del Stocke, Ames; 2nd, Carl Vander Wall, Ames; 3rd, Butch Householder, Algona. Next week the special will be a "powder puff" race. Two thefts reported in county last week Armstrong! to lake survey on Cable TV Another area town is invei- tigating Cable TV. The residents of Armstrong will soon be asked in a citywide survey this week whether they want cable television service in their community. Estimated cost would be (40,000. The service would be operated by the city and .financed by revenue bonds. The council will set an election on the bond issue if results of the survey favor the plan. Nearby town Fenton approved Cable TV just last week and a franchise was granted by Eugene Faulstich of Algona for Cable TV in the town. Ambulance service continues in Bancroft area Bancroft — Tom Garry Sr. of Garry Funeral Home in Bancroft reports that Garrys are continuing ambulance service for this area as usual. Kossuth County Board of Supervisors requested that Garrys service the county when Hamilton's and McCullough's Funeral Home in Algona discontinued service after July 4. Garrys agreed to answer emergency calls until a county service is worked out by the board. Two thefts in different parts of Kossuth County were reported this week by Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst. Over $600 in equipment. was taken from an Everds Bros, construction site at the junction of highways 9 and 169 north of Bancroft sometime between Saturday night and Wednesday morning of last week according to Lindhorst. The firm has equipment there to mix clay and gravel for road construction work. Stolen were two Allis- Chalmers motors, about tractor-size, used to run conveyors. They were valued at $250 each. Also taken was a barrel of oil and some hand tools. None of the equipment was locked up Lindhorst said. THE OTHER break-in was at LuVerne sometime last Tuesday night. Deputy Don Wood reported a $40 transistor radio was taken from the office of the LuVerne Crop Service. The thieves gained entrance to the plant by taking a screen off and breaking the glass on the window. Nothing else was reported missing. Kossuth 4-H group to state camp Gar rolls over near Bancroft defensive measures and work closely with police in tracking down the callers. If there is any threat of bodily harm or injury, call the police—as well as the telephone company—immediately. Technical advances have increased the means for identifying the line from which calls are made. The telephone company attempts to identify the line only on the called party's request. Once obtained, Northwestern Bell will reveal it to the called party, or with his consent, to the police. The process of identification does not require listening in on conversations, thus insuring against the invasion of individual privacy. Historical Society seeki helper! The remodeling of the rooms in the old Legion building has now been completed, and the Historical Society invites all interested persons to come any time next week to help clean and polish furniture. Those wishing to work may report to Bill JDau Sr. or the Historical building next week. Charges are pending against an 18-year old Swea City youth after his car rolled over several times along highway 169 one-quarter mile south of Bancroft. The accident occurred about 4:30 a.m. Saturday morning. Jason Hinrichsen, of Swea City, escaped without injury but his 1957 Chevrolet was a total loss. Deputy sheriff Eppo Bulten said charges would be filed against the driver of the car. Hinrichsen lost control because he was going too fast and the machine rolled over at least twice. HEADS UNIVERSITY Dr. John W, Shirley, Algona high school graduate in 1926, was recently named acting president of the university of Delaware, at Newark. He had been provost. He is a son of the late Wm. S. Shirleys, and his father was county superintendent of schools in Kossuth for many years. AT INSTITUTE Among teachers attending the Garleton College, Minn., institute is William T. Simpson, 1309 East Linden, Algona, who teaches at the Algona Junior high school. He is enrolled in the astronomy and geology institute. Kossuth junior campers at 4-H state camp at Madrid July 10, 11 and 12: are Mary Jane Berger and Becky Meyer, Algona; Susan Vaske and Colleen Quinn, Bancroft; Arlene Coady and Marilyn Person, Burt; Rhonda Peck, Algona; Pamela Work and Evelyn Person, Swea City; Mary Mertz, Ottosen; Helene Wolf and Corrine Cayler, Bancroft; Sharon Elbert and JoAnn Elbert, Whittemore. Terry Tjaden, Titonka; Debbie Spear, Algona; Barbara McGuire, West Bend; Ellen Bormann, Sandra Kollasch and Mary Thilges, Bode; Cindy Kabrick and Robin Krumwiede, Bancroft; Charlotte Lemkee and Debra Sewick. Algona; Georgia Leigh, Algona; Lorene Beenken and Jean Mayland, Titonka; Maria Cink and Dianne Larson, Wesley; Donna Kollasch and Marilyn Gengler, Whittemore. Rodney Janssen and Dale Beck, Lakota; Larry Franzen, Titonka; Brian Carlson. Wesley; Leslie Simpson and Steve Rochleau, Algona; Mike Traub, Ottosen; Duane Berninghaus, West Bend; Douglas Goraczkowski, Swea City; Jim Mino and Kendall Mino, Ledyard; Tom Stork and Bobby Gifford, Bancroft; Allan Kohlhaas, Iryington; Doug Johnson and Jim Jorgensen, Swea City; Tom McEnroe, Algona; Leslie Richter, Burt; Danny Kunkel and Roger Muehe, Wesley; Jim. Bormann and James R. Eibert, Whittemore. They will be accompanied by eight junior leaders -Mike Bierle, Buffalo Center; Dick Lynch, Fenton; Dean Teeter, Algona; Karen Eden and Linda Higgins, Titonka; Marilyn Plathe, Irvington; Shirley Becker, Wesley; Judy Berger, Algona. Adult chaperones will be Mrs. Clifford Teeter, Algona, and Dennis Cumberland, extension assistant. till III llimmiMMIIIIUMIIlll IIIIIIIMIII Hill lUIUIiyillllllNHIM New memorial THIS 1$ THE new Mathews Bronze Memorial, with the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine insignias which was dedicated July 4 at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens in-Algona. Each week the name of a deceased veteran will appear on this memorial, except on national holidays when the flag will fly in memory of all veterans of all wars. The wreath at left was placed by Mrs. Melvin Kern, Algona. Exclusive Advance Photo'

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