Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on July 13, 1967 · Page 1
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ADVANCE ALMANAC WIDDINQ PERMITS John King, Doris Taphorn, both Algona; Dennis Haack, Lone Rock, Linda Gardner, of Algona; Richard J. Clough, of Bloomington, Minn., Marjoric Ann Welp, Bancroft. ST. ANN BIRTHS no Ktmuth County .r-r-nuwTr-nr-Tirrinrininmii .1 .iiiii.iiiiiii.iinni I i immi I. "11111111 inifll 11 r.ift.itnnii-iiir.i. mn i ! j — 1900; lit MSlI tihnlf Alt VOL. 67 - NO. 54 - THURSDAY, JULY 13,1967, ALOONA, IOWA - Match I, 1M? M PAOIS IN 3 SECTIONS Historical Societv Iowa once July 7 — Mr. and Mrs. William Wermers, Burt, girl, 7 Ib. 8 OZ. July 10 — Mr. and Mrs. Harold Illg, Bode, boy, 7 Ib. 9% oz.; Mr. and Mrs. Luther Kinne, LuVerne, boy, 9 Ib. 2 oz. BUILDING PERMITS Mrs. Floyd Weishaar, erect redwood fence, $100; Harry Treganza, floor for garage, $400; A. E. Brigg, repair front porch, $70; Ralph Markla, remove porch and install concrete steps, $85. ALGONA WEATHER Girl killed in crash 6 others July 5 __ July 6 __ July 7 __ July 8 __ July 9 _July 10 July 11 __ July 12 __ MAYOR'S High - 78 __ 81 .._ 86 __ 82 .__ 88 ._ 88 __ 88 __ — COURT Low Rain 47 49 52 65 66 64 66 58 Ronald Leininger, Bancroft, reckless driving, $25; Dennis Walker, Algona, careless driving, $10; Chester C. Harmon, failure to display lamps on parked vehicle, $10; Richard Roy Sarchet, Algona, operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, $550 bond, hearing pending; Ronald Bilyeu, Algona, public intoxication, $25; Edward T. Juchem, 'Wesley, public intoxication, $100. ST. ANN HOSPITAL July 4 — Paul Gales, Lav- ermore, surgery. July 6 — Mrs. Louisa Murphy, Algona, medical. July 7 — Helmer Norman, Algona, fracture, transferred to Mason City; Mrs. Anna FeChner, Algona, medical. July 8 — Mark Reilly, surgery; Mrs. Patricia Scobba, Algona, medical; Jerry Miller, Altoona, accident. July II — Kevin Welp, of NEW COURT CASES Joane Thilges vs. Clarence Thilges, divorce; Carson Piere Scott & Co. vs. H. Duane Carson and Ethel J .Carson d'ba Carsons, account, $222.50; Foster's Inc. of Waterloo vs. Orville P. Duncan dba Duncan's Garden enter, account, $313:93;Janice J. Funk vs. Jerrold W. Funk, separate maintenance; Home Fed. Savings & Loan Assn. vs. Charles B. and Helen J. Devine, and 'Milton G. Norton as agent state of Iowa, foreclosure, $15,951.59; Lloyd L. Wellendorf vs. Merle Wellendorf, appointment of conservator. NEW VEHICLES Big days for Swea City July 26-28 Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, July 26-28 will be busy days for the Swea City community. During these three days Swea City will have its annual Junior Fair and Field Days and also host the Miss Kos- suth-Winnebagp pageant. The festivities will begin Wednesday, July 26, with flower, hobby and livestock shows in the morning and afternoon, followed by a tractor pull in the evening. A threshing bee with an old steam engine is also tentatively planned for Wednesday. A parade which will begin at 2:30 p.m. and a street square dance starting at 9:30 p.m. will be held Thursday. Pageant activities will begin on Wednesday, July 26, at 8:00 p.m.* at the Swea City high school gym, where the girls will compete in gown and swim suit competition. July 27 at 10:30 a.m., the 'girls will finish the gown and swim suit competition. The final pageant activities will begin at 8:00 p.m. on the 27th. Theme for the pageant is "We Are Tomorrow." The Armstrong high school orchestra and the string section of the Fairmont high school, under the direction of Gene Van Ness and Don Peterson respectively, will play at the pageant. A $200 scholarship will go to the winner, $100 to the first runner-up, and $50 to Whittemore withxwer 60 — the second runner-up;- These - • •• •• scholarships are given by the Swea City Commercial Club and sponsoring merchants. The new Miss Kossuth-Winnebago will-also receive $200 in wardrobe gifts, given by merchants from the participating towns. The winner will go to Davenport in 1968 to compete for THE CAR from which Lynne Durant, 18 of Algona, was thrown and killed is shown above minutes after the accident. Her body was found 22?feet from the wrecked machine. Driver of the car was Jerry R. Miller, Altoona, and he) and three other young persons were injured in the crash. The car went off the west side of the road but remained upright while the second car involved in the crash, driven by Michail Asmus, Rake, went off the east side and ended up on its top. Interest grows Wesle » Ml * er •* Henry Studer army discharge dies Monday in proposed golf course The third meeting for the proposed Whittemore . Golf Club was held Monday evening at the Legion hall in Wesley — Sgt. Michael J. Cruise, son of the Vincent Cruises, arrived home June 16, after serving two years in the armed forces. He took basic training at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., with advanced infantry training at Ft. Ord, Calif. He served oversea^ in Korea for 13 months, where he made the rank of -fei:.*fc The new sfte for the golf course was discussed with Larry Pppken of the VanBuskirk-Cook Construction Company, Sioux City. Popken felt that they had picked, a good site. The site for the proposed golf course is located on the former Anna Schultz farm a mile east of Whittemore on Ft. Belvoir, Va., for the remainder of his duty. Sp/4 Bill Cruise has been in Viet Nam since November, 1966. He is stationed at Tan Son Nhut air base. in Sioux Falls Wesley — A former Wesley man, Henry Studer, 66, of Sioux Falls, S. D., died Monday evening of a heart attack. ' Services for Mr. Studer will •be held Thursday (today) at the Cathedral in Sioux Falls. He .is survived by his wife, the former Ida Lickteig, three sons, one daughter, and four sisters. Mr. Studer was the son of the late A. A. Studer, Wesley. the title of Miss Iowa. Last a blacktop road. year's Miss Swea City, Linda Director Ed Elbert report- Hoeppner, Lakota, will travel ed Tuesday that the share- Ferstl Farms, Algona, Ford p/u; Nicholas Adam Berte, ilivermore, Chev. p/u; Bernard Gustav Brink, Bancroft, Dodge; Curtis Duane or Lorraine Ardell Anderson, Wesley, Mercury; Hugh Lawrence Walsh, Bancroft, Merc.; Alan Lee or Johanna M. Lage, Algona, Chev.; Lowell Lyn Jensen, Swea City, Chev.; Alvin J. Hardcopf, Jr., LuVerne, Ford; Kossuth Mtr. Co., Algona, Chev.; Robert Carl Dreyer, Algona, Chev.; Eugene Charles MoMahon, Algona, Chev.; Kim Jin Ho Deal, to Davenport July 22 to par ticipate in the 1967 Miss Iowa Pageant. Two divorces aro granted here Judge Jos. P. Hand granted two divorces over the weekend. Dale F. Kent was granted a divorce from Albert W. Kent. She was given custody of two children. They were married Nov. 11, 1962, Virginia L. Dodds was granted a divorce from Gary Q. Dodds. She was given custody of two children. They were married Jan. 18, 1960. Algona, Dodge; Stella Louise Preuschl, Algona, Pont.; Twilla Bartholomew, Algona, Ford. holder list is now well over the 100 mark and "climbing rapidly." He said the next moves will be to form a nonprofit organization and contact a consultant engineer. Elbert said that they hope to have reached the minimum number of 150 shareholders by the next meeting, scheduled for Aug. 7. Lodyard navy man gats discharge Ledyard — Ronald Jorgensen, son of the Earl Jorgen- sens, arrived home Tuesday. He was discharged June 22 after three years in the navy, the last one and one-half years were spent on Guam where he was a corpsman at the naval hospital. '. SchlllteS Swim meet tonight announces his al "*"" " oo1 retirement Rev. Monsignor Joseph H, Schultes, who has served St. John's parish in Bancroft for the past thirty-tour years, will be relieved of all active pastoral duties, effective in October, Msgr. Schultes announced his. retirement Sunday, and will leave Bancroft. No announcement of his successor has been made. CORRECTION The girl in the photograph with golf instructor John Vint was incorrectly identified as Nancy Moen in Monday paper. She actually is Nancy Moore, 11, daughter of the Merle Moores, Algona. A swimming meet will be held today (Thursday) at the Algona Municipal Swimming Pool with the Algona, Emmetsburg, and Esthervilln teams completing in the swimming and diving events. The meet starts at 7:30 p.m. TO NAME SUCCESSOR Naming a successor to the late Charles Plathe as supervisor will not be until sometime next week. The selection will be made by Marc Moore, Mertie Huber and Alma Pearson. COMPLETES COURSE Lakota: Susan Karels, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Otto Karels, completed her beauty course, at the School of Cosmetology at Mason City earlier and is now employed at Fran's Beauty Rama in Algona. Thirteen girls v/e for Beauty title «. * *, TM f!f *£ f ^f^*? 1 yo " ng ***** W|M> * ttl ** competing for the title of Miss Kossuth-Wmnebago at the final pageant to be held July ?8 in Swea City. From left to right they are, front, Coieen Elliot, Swea City Kitty Hardgrove, Algona; Jean Mescher, Burt; Ann Anderson, Thompson; Gretchen DeBoer, Udyard; and Nicki Uffey, Armstrong; back row, Linda Meyer, Crystal Lake; Becky Johnson, Rake; Kathy Christ, Lakota; Linda Rognes, Lake Mills; Susan Carlson, Forest City; Jean Johnson, Buffalo Center; and Joleen Wiseman, Ringsted. Exclusive Photo by Mike StUlman. m • Sexton teacher escapes; Manson youth killed A Sexton woman, Virginia Klein, 28, is in good condition at Mercy hospital in Ft. Dodge today after a two-car crash in Webster county Monday which took the life of a 15-year old Manson youth. The accident occurred at the intersection of highway 5 and a graveled road one mile east of Barnum. Mist Klein, who teaches school at Clear Lake, sustained broken fingers on her left hand, a six-inch cut on the top of her head, and possible concussion and other minor cuts and bruises. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Klein, of Sexton, and was returning from a vacation at Twin Lakes. The dead youth was Gary C. Lyon, 15 of Manson. His brother, Steve, 16, was driver of the other car. He was treated at a Fort Dodge hospital and released but another passenger, Steve Davis, 16 of Manson, sustained a leg injury. The accident occurred when young Lyon drove his southbound 1957 Chevrolet through a stop sign leading onto the highway. Miss Klein was driving a 1966 Mustang east on highway 5 and hit the Lyon car broadside, moving it 190 feet to the south where it then overturned in the ditch on the east side of a gravel road. Miss Klein's car remained upright when it went into the south ditch, facing west, 20 feet east of the intersection. The accident occurred about 8:30 p.m. The three youths were driving to Farnhamvillo to see a softball game, they told authorities. Patrolman Jon Osell, Manson, investigated and charges are pending. ' The dead youth was a Manson high school student and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lyons. He has four brothers and five sisters. TWO CHARGES FILED AGAINST 14-YEAR OLD Two driving charges were filed against a 14-year old Algona youth after he took his mother's car without permission and piled it up southwest of Algona, injuring himself and two companions in the wee hours Tuesday. He is Ronald Hamilton, 14. The accident occurred 5Vfc miles south and one west of Algona on a county gravel road about 2:15 a.m. Damage to the 1964 Chevrolet owned by his mother, Geraldine Hamilton, was about $600 to the entire body. Hamilton had cuts on his right elbow and left hand. Passengers Darrell Jensen, 17 of Algona, and Albert Butterfield, 18, Algona, had abrasions also. Hamilton was traveling east on the gravel road and was going too fast to negotiate a curve. The car went into the ditch and rolled over on the top. Deputy Don Wood was called to the scene to investigate and he filed charges of having no driver's license and failing to have car under control against Hamilton. TWO OTHER WEEKEND CRASHES Two other auto crashes in the area were investigated last weekend. Deputy Sheriff Eppo Bulten checked a two-car crash on the county blacktop one-half mile south of Whittemore on Sunday morning at 2 a.m. Involved were machines driven by Francis P. Crotty Jr. of Whittemore and Edward nig, Bode. The cars collided with $800 damage to the Crotty machine and $500 to the Illg vehicle. Neither of the drivers was injured. Patrolman Jerry Michael investigated a two-car crash just west of the junction of highways 18 and 169 north of Algona about 9:55 p.m. Sat- LYNNE DURANT urday and filed charges against one of the drivers. A car driven by Floyd Eggert, 59 of Wesley, and a machine operated by Perry Lee Eimers, Ringsted, and owned by Lee Biekle, Armstrong, were involved with $75 damage to each machine. Eggert was charged with failing to yield one-half of the right-of- way by Michael. CAR-TRUCK CRASH NORTH OF ALGONA There were no injuries but extensive damages to a station wagon driven by Joyce M. Graham, Algona, when it collided with a Lotts Creek Cheese Co. truck driven by Herman Harms, Titonka, four miles north of Algona on highway 169 about 7:40 a.m. Monday. Miss Graham was coming to Algona to check-in before picking up some pre-school- ers. The Harms truck pulled out from a blacktop road into the path of the Graham car. The truck had $100 in damage and the Graham 1966 station wagon about $1100 damage. Mr. Harms was charged with filing to yield at a thru highway. Neither of the drivers was injured. Patrolman Charles Bird investigated the accident. CAR HITS FENCE, POLE NEAR LONE ROCK A car driven by Lillian Radig, Lone Rock, struck a telephone pole and went through a fence about 6 a.m. Sunday two miles northwest of Lone Rock when the T-rod on the machine broke and it went out of control. She was not injured when the 1962 model car hit a fence on the Lloyd Hutchinson farm and also struck a pole. Damage to the car was estimated at $700. Molhfr of local man dies July 5 The mother of an Algona man, Mrs. Minnie Parrish, 82 of Charles City, died last Wednesday evening, July 5. She was the mother of Kenneth R. Parrish, Algona, and had been in failing health for three months. Funeral services were held Saturday at Charles City with burial there. She was born and raised at Emmetsburg, where she was married to Timothy Parrish in 1910. Besides the local son, two other sons, three sisters, one brother and 13 grandchildren survive. The husband preceded her in death as did one son. WOUNDED IN VIET NAM! A former Algona' youth, Lance Corp. John Elbert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Blbert of Fonda, was wounded in action in Viet Nam it was learned here Tuesday by Mrs. Dwight Wagner, a sister of Arnold Elbert. John received leg and hip wounds and was reported in fair condition in a Da Nang hospital in Viet Nam as of Monday. He was. due to come home in 15 days after serving nearly a year in Viet Nam. He had been in service four or five months prior to going to the Far East. He is not married. The report to the Arnold Elbertf said he was wounded on Sunday, July 2. They received no other details. The Elbertf left here four or five years ago and Mr. Elbert was employed at the Cui- len Hardware. Lynne Durant, 18 of Algona, 3rd fatality A planned Saturday night dance ended in death for an 18-year old Algona girl as Lynne Ellen Durant, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Milo Durant of Algona, became Kossuth county's third highway fatality of 1967 and the second in a four-day period. She died of a broken neck in a two-car crash just a quarter mile north of Ban* croft on what is known as the "dump road" leading north from that community. Four other young people were injured. They were: Arlene Schaeffer, 15, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Schaeffer of Algona. She sustained a multiple fracture of the pelvic bone and other injuries and is a patient at Mercy hospital in Mason City. Jerry Ray Miller, 19 of Altoona, driver of the car in which Miss Durant and Miss Schaeffer were riding. He sustained multiple injuries including cuts and bruises, and is a patient at St. Ann hospital. He is a printer. Michail A. Asmus, 16 of Rake, driver of the second car. He sustained bruises but was not hospitalized. Vincent Wolf, 16 of Ben- croft, who received cuts and bruises and was also treated by a doctor and released. THE ACCIDENT occurred about 8:15 p.m. as Miller and the two girls were preparing to attend a Saturday night dance at Bancroft. Both vehicles were traveling north and Miller was passing the Asmus machine when the accident occurred. After that, the two drivers give conflicting stories. Miller told Sheriff Lindhorst, who with Deputy Eppo Bulten and Algona policeman Jerry Thompson investigated the accident, that the Asmus car hooked his as he was passing. Lindhorst said Asmus told that Miller was passing and then swerved in too soon. Lindhorst said he was going to talk to Miss Schaeffer in several days when she was sufficiently recovered to tell about the-accident. She underwent pelvic surgery at Mason City Sunday and was reported as coming along well by her mother. She was in surgery 4'/a hours Sunday morning and a plate was put in her pelvic bone. She will be hospitalized for some time. First report of the accident was received by the Algona police about 8:15 p.m. from Lloyd Dixon, Bancroft marshal, who reported a car in the ditch north of Bancroft. John Bauer, who was worlftng in a nearby field, also saw the collision from a distance. FUNERAL SERVICES for Miss Durant were held Tuesday afternoon at the First Presbyterian church in Algona with Rev. Walter F. Morz officiating. Burial was in Riverview cemetery. She was born here May 10, 1949, daughter of Milp and Dorothy Durant, who live at 1000 North Roan Street. She attended Algona high school. Her parents survive as well as four brothers and three sisters: Eugene, Algona; Spec. 5 Kenneth Durant, U. S. Army; Milo Jr. and John, both at home; Joyce, Mrs. Richard Nielson, Lu Verne; Stella,'Mrs. Francis Moden, Des Moines; and Jane, Mrs. Donald McFar- .land,- Fort Dodge. Serving as pallbearers were Al Wittmus, Marten Smith, Ellis Mains and Robert Kollasch. WINS MUSTANG St. Jot — Eugene Thul was the winner of the 1967 Mustang, at the 1967 Lanciers annual Drum Corps Festival at Dodger Stadium in Fort Dodge Friday evening.

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