Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on August 7, 1967 · Page 1
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Driver uninjured! "fttitft 27,100 wii tamHi** with «n ad in tht PEACH" iyfcafco Historioai Sodiety leva City, Iowa Alqona Kojuith County \ A ^••^^•^^.i,M*****i«««iiii»<p«^ A ^00,^1 Q/%/ VOL, 67 - NO. 61 - MONDAY, AUG. 7, 1967, ALGONA, IOWA - 8 PAGES IN 1 SECTION ^^^^ ^^ •in ii "Nil ••-^- .^^___ ," • ^^^ lliltlHIIIIMIMfMtllllMtMlMlMtlinillllllllllttllllHIMtMIMtflmMtlMtttltimdlMIHIMinilt AHS exchange Station wagon hits truck mm _ m . nn«iiimiiminimMinminimmiiniiniiimiimitnMimiminmHmnnniiim student from Australia The new exchange student for the Algona high school arrived in Algona July 31, to stay for a year with the Leon Laird family. His name is Ia.n Davison, and he comes from Sydney, Australia. Ian, 16, left his home in Sydney on July 28, making stops in Los Angeles and Kansas City before arriving in Des Moines. He flew an AFS charter flight which carried 99 Australians and 60 New Zealanders. The Lairds met him in Des Moines, and they were in Algona by 8:00 .pm. Monday, July 31. ton's parents visited the United States in 1959. His father owns a heavy engineering factory in Australia, He 'has a brother who is a fourth yeair medical student and one sister who is a second year science student at the university in Sydney. He is undecided about his future am'bitions, but enjoys English, history, science and mathematics in that order. He will be a senior at the Algona high school this fall. When asked about his first impressions of the country', he quickly referred to a notebook in, which he had recorded a number of these. He first noticed that many Americans wore light summer sport coats here, while the PICTURED ABOVE is the station wagon driven by LaVerne Earl Nicol, 48. Waterloo, which struck the rear of a truck driven by Clarence George Werling, 51, rural Bode, three miles north of St. Joe on highway 169. The Werling truck was pushing a car operated by Marsha Lynn Graeber, 19, West Bend, at the time of the accident Thursday. . ' ' Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. Services tor Tractor is wrecked Mrs. Sue Keith this Wednesday Services will be held Wed- t? c \A It! --— ..__ coats in Australia'are all made ?**%?. at W , *™' f.™** 1 of much heavier material. Al- lo^funeral chapel for Mrs. so, the cars, to him, traveled Sue Kf**- f- who , ft* 1881 on the wrong side of the road. X?* m Auburn, Cakf. Rev. Also about the autos he com- F ™* **»?<*?, ,™" °«&<Mte, mented, "All your cars are *?* b "«ai will be m Raver- long and fiat." ™™ ceTme(te ry :i A1 Ian has already had his first .""P; "* . KoW ' Algona, is a ses, oemg saved by the roll bars taste of root beer and his first step-daughter and shes was arness from injury. In the lower American hamburger. He has SLS"" 1 u £ w 3 ™^ ^ y "? *-^- -'-W -^ ^sifcaPPearedybefore^ the'rcraSh • seen;:sfnow only once, and fe..5£5r-. ^* ; .^ S u • • ^TL forhie^ Peggy Hardgrove;'also razees and took ' sur Prised to see so much ice £ e ^ preceded her ln deat 7 c HILBERT ' wh <> races consistently at the Kos- Speedway races at the fairgrounds, walked away from V ° en r n ,f C ° Uple ° f ^turdays aga f ° r end and was completely demolish- for a h' W3S unin J ure d. but was taken to a *nri * C eck Over He ret "med to the race track and borrowed a car to race in the final feature of the nmg He had only bruises, being saved by the roll 'l Services for Burt woman on Thursday Burt — Mrs. Eugene Heerdt, 27, died Aug. 1 at the University hospital in Iowa Cilty. She had been ill several months. The cause of death was lupus. Ruth, daughter of the Elmer Bunkofskes, was born on Oct. 4, 1939, at Corwith. She received her education in Algona and Burt schools. She married Eugene Heerdt Aug. 7, 1960, at Burt Full Gospel church. She is survived by her husband, 6 year old son James, and 4 year old daughter Janelle. There are „ two brothers, Larry Bunkof- 9"f n * ske, Titonka, and David Bun- lcate d. kofske, Burt, and her parents the Elmer Bunkofskes, Burt. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Burt Full Gospel church, Rev. Edward Haspany, Montevideo, Minn., officiating. Burial was in the Burt township cemetery. Pallbearers were Jack Geltman, Billy Gifford, Jim Gifford, Don Strayer, Harold Peterson, and Bill Johnson. surprised to see so much ice . 1Q ;_in our drinks here, for in m ltf *'. . Australia the liquids are just _, ^f"""^ ateo a ?: e duMmi. refrigerated Everett, Minneapolis; Richard, The houses here seem dif- $**£*> .^l- and .. Mrs c - ferent to him, too, since he is W. (Harriet) Schhchtmg, also used to seeing fences around ^H*"™' a " d step-sons, Rueall the homes in Australia. *?" Keit 5' T ? rand J"" 0 ^ 0 ". Ian played a round of golf 2? 10 - ""l," 0 ^ Keith ' Bui ' >.^ n ^ju.. «—,j _._-._ i _i DfinR. Cj&Iif- PICTURED ABOVE is what is left of the tractor on which Willie R. Kruse and his 14-year-old son Leon, rural Lone Rock, were riding Thursday evening when it was involved in an accident with two t autos south of Fenton. One of the large tractor wheels was knocked off completely in the accident. Kossuth County Sheriff Department Photo Tuesday and was busy show ing a group of boys how to throw a boomerang later that day. He enjoys rugby union, cricket, golf, 'swimming, and gymnastics in Sydney. Kossuth fair timo Ordered to treatment -ra " in * near for alcoholism The Kossuth County fair board reminds all residents that the dates for the 1967 Edward Carroll Johnson of "Kossuth County Fair are August 14 to 18. , Wesley, was ordered taken to the Mental Health Institute at Cherokee for treatment of al- coholiism following a hearing before Judge G. W. Stillman Wednesday. He was arrested at LuVerne July 24 on a 4th offense of driving while intox- Again this year the merchants and businessmen will sponsor the free beef barbeque on Thursday, August 17.. Besides) a full program of stock car races, the fair will feature its annual sale of prize livestock, including the Grand Champion Baby Beef. SAILOR VISITS ITALY USS Galveston (CLG-4) (FH- TNC) — July 26 — Eleotrici- an's Mate Second Class Thomas F. Macumber, USN, son of Clarence G. Macumber, Algona, and husband of the former Cheela A. Prichard, 1309 Kainut Drive, Kailua, Hawaii, was a crewmember aboard the, light guided missile cruiser USS Galesvton when the ship arrived at Naples, Italy for a three-day visit. The ship is currently serving as a unit of the U. S. Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean and flagship for the Commander of Cruiser-Destroyer Flotilla 10. During the recent Mid-East crisis the Galveston spent more than a month at sea in a stats of battle readiness. Australian to attend school here THIS IS ONE of the two cars which was involved in the accident Thursday evening near Fenton. The totally- demolished 1966 Plymouth was driven by Betty Wehrspan 17, rural Fenton. Kossuth County Sheriff Department Photo' PICTUif P AtQVi is the new exchange student, Ian Davison, left, from Sydney, Australia, who will be staying with the Leon Lajrds this year. To lan's right is his American "brother," Ma* Laird, and Mr. and Mrs. Leon Laird. Mrs. Laird holds a small toy Koala bear, a present to her from Ian. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. Huge parade for Titonka's Indian days The Titonka Indian day parade was the largest in history with 85 units, including seven inarching bands, antique ears, many area queens, and floats. 'Bands included the Titonka Algona, Britt, Burt, Woden- Crystal Lake, Swea City. Th^; Fort Dodge Lancers, a girls drill team which has won state and national awards, gave a drill on the main street. There was perhaps the largest crowd also in the history of the event. The weather was perfect for both days of the celebration and the midway attractions drew good business. There were two sessions of free acts during the day. One feature which drew considerable interest even by the young people was an ancient steam engine. Val Miller, Miss Titonka, headed several area queens who rode in the parade. Station wagon in accidont Thursday Algona police investigated an accident Thursday morning at 10 which involved cars driven by Joyce Darlene Keith, 31, rural Burt, and George Patrick Kain, 61, rural Algona. The Keith auto had stopped at a stop sign on Hall street and was entering the intersection when it was struck from the rear by the Kain auto. The Keith 1967 Ford station wagon had $130 damage to the tailgate, while the Kain 1961 Chevrolet sustained no damage. Kain was charged with following too closely. Irothor of Algona doctor din Services for David Schuster, 45, West Bend, brother of Dr. John Schutter, Algona, were held Thursday at the Presbyterian church at West Bend. He died Tuesday afternoon at the Veterans hospital at Des Moines where he had been a paiient a week after a heart attack. He had been ill for some time with a heart condition. Burial was at West Bend. Omni* Cimbtriand $jg injured laavn extension . ... in accidents on Thursday Wayne Lynch, Kossuth Co. Extension Council chairman, recently announced the resignation of Dennis Cumberland, extension assistant, in charge of 4-H and youth. Dennis Ls leaving extension to pursue a The Kossuth county sher- feeder pig operation under iff's department investigated the name of Laurel Hill Farm two accidents Thursday which near Irvington. August 18th .resulted in injuries to six per- will be his last day of duties sons. in the position of extension The first smash up occur- assistant in Kossuth. No sue- red three miles north of St. Joe on highway 169. Clarence George Werling, 51, rural Bode, was pushing Marsha Lynn Graeber, 19, West Bend, when Werling's truck was struck by an auto driven by LaVerne Earl Nicol, 48, Waterloo. Nicol's auto hit the left rear corner of the Werling truck. Nicol sustained cracked ribs and was taken to St. Ann hospital, while Marsha Graebsr had a sore neck and was taken home. The Nicol 1965 station wagon had $2,000 damage, and Werling's 1967 Ford truck had $1,000 damage to its undercarriage. The Graeber auto received $50 damage to its rear bumper. Sheriff's officials charged Nicol with a speed restriction. The second mishap occurred at 9:42 p.m. Thursday one half mile south of Fenton on highway 44. It was not known at press time just how the accident happened. It involved two catrs and a tractor, and four persons were injured. Willie R. Kruse, 44, and his 14 year old son, Leon, rural Lone Rock, were riding on a tractor when it was somehow struck by one of the two cars involved. The autos were driven by Terry Joseph Brekke, 17, rural Armstrong, and Betty Wehrspan, 17, rural Fenton. Willie Kruse suffered chest and back injuries, and his son Leon had cuts, and bruises. They were both taken to SI, Ann hospital. Betty Wehrspan sustained cuts and bruises and cessor has been named at this time. Install pastor at Burt, Swea City Aug. 13 The ordination and instlla- turn service of Candidate R. Edwin Bishop will be held on Sunday, Aug. 13, at St. John Lutheran church, Burt, at 3 p.m. An installation service for Pastor Bishop will also be held.at Our Savior's Lutheran church at Swea City that evening (August 13) at 7 p.m. The sermon at both services will be delivered by Pastor was taken to the Emmetsburg Martin J. Zschoche of Valpa- hospital. Terry Brekke suffer- raiso, Ind. Pastor and Mrs. Bishop have a son 18 months old. Pastor Bishop's home is at Benton Harbor, Mich. He graduated ed cuts and bruises. The Kruse tractor and the Wehrspan 1966 Plymouth were both total losses, while the Brekke 1960 Chevrolet from Augustana College, Rock hatl about $800 damage to the Island, 111., in 1958. He grad uated from Concordia Semin ary, Springfield, 111., May 26. After his second year at the Seminary he vicared at Trinity Lutheran church, Springfield, Mo., under Rev. E .H. Koerber, now retired. June 5 he and his wife flew to Sweden with his grandmother to visit relatives there for six weeks. They returned to the U. S. July 16. After a short visit with their family in Michigan they will move to Burt Tuesday, Aug. 8. Pastor Bishop succeeds Pastor William Scheer who is now pastor at the Wisconsin Dells. Officiant is Pastor Cleo Kautsch, St. Paul Lutheran church, Whittemore, counselor of Algona circuit. Liturgist at Burt is Pastor A. E. Vehling, Immanuel Lutheran church, Lotts Creek, i niter im at Burt. Organist is Mrs. Wilford Radig, Lone Rock. At Swea City the Liturgisi will be Pastor Rex Spicer, St. John Lutheran church, Fenton, interim pastor at Swea City. Mason Oily man has wallet stoUn Algona police were informed Thursday morning of the theft of about $53 in cash from the wallet of a Mason City man, Leo Mitchell. 'Mitchell had retired at about 3:00 a.m. Thursday, placing his trousers over a chair in his room. When he awoke later that morning he discovered that the money had been taken. He had left his door unlocked, and police are still investigating the theft. Divorct (Million j| filtd last w*k front end. Authorities are still investigating this mishap. A divorce petition was filed g in district court last weekend by Sandar K- Bwtt against Kenneth R. Batt, Algona. They were married Sept. 13, 1965 it s - P- ""L^. and support of Former Kossuth farmer dies at Crystal Lake Services for Thomas R. Pickard, 85, farmed residing northeast of Crystal Lak« were held Thursday afternoon at 1:30 at the Calvary Baptist Church at Forest City. The Rev. Charles N. Curtis officiated. The interment was at the Riverview cemetery, Algona. Bough ton funeral home was in charge of arrangements. Charles Raleigh, Pickard, son of Foley and Olive New- berry-Piokard was bom November 16, 1881 at Charleston, Iowa. His education was received at Littleton, Illinois. On February 4, 1903 he was united in married to Anna Mae Robinson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Robinson. The wedding took place at Littleton and that fall the couple came to Kossuth County where they purchased a farm north of Algona ami farmed there until 1949. They had one son, Garnet. Jn 1949 Mr. and Mrs. Pickard moved to a farm north of Leland, then later purchased a farm northeast of Crystal Lake. The couple were members of the Baptist Church, ai for* est Sity, and 'had celebrated their Golden Wedding in 1953. Mr. Pickard had been in ill health since June. He d«d July 31 ** ttit Iferoy Hojpitu in Mwon City where h* h*J been ocnfined gige July 2 Hew * broth- , anil

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