Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on August 10, 1967 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 10, 1967
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ADVANCE ALMANAC BUILDING PERMITS Dennis J. Bradley, construct sidewalk, $125; Mrs. Robert R. Gillingham, construct sidewalk, $125; Dr. Wm.. Clegg, demolish house. WEDDING PERMITS Kenneth B. Thilges, Bode, Nancy J. Kennedy, Bancroft; Thomas Ruger, Council Bluffs, Patricia Musselman, Gilmore City. ST. ANN BIRTHS August 2 — Mr. and Mrs. Luke Hamilton, Bancroft, boy, 8 Ib. 8 oz. August 5 — Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Howe, Algona, boy, 7 Ib. 3 oz.; Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Myers, Waterloo, boy, 8 Ib. 9 oz. ALGONA WEATHER Alqona Kcmuth County Entered • tee. i, toot, at Atom, to** anti VOL. 67 - NO. 62 — THURSDAY, AU6,10,1967, ALOONA, IOWA - AM * fen*** Match 8, 1179 II PAOfS IN 3 SECTIONS X i/ance High Low Aug. Aug. Aug. Aug. Aug. Aug. Aug. NEW 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 - - - COURT 81 76 83 85 84 86 CASES 57 53 57 64 58 66 Rain trace .55 .13 .04 Sandra K. Batt vs. Kenneth R. Batt, divorce; C. W. Humphrey Co. vs. Robinson Const. Co. and and E. (Bud) Robinson, account; Tela Ad Merch Corp. vs. Jack Limbaugh dba Jack's OK Tire Service, con tract, $198;.John G. Volk vs. Rieta J. Volk and others, partition of lots 8 and 9 block 4, Whittemore OP. MAYOR'S COURT Lower electric rates to go in effect Sept. 10 Algona Municipal Utilities announced this week a new lower electric rate that will go into effect on September 10th billings. The members of the Board of Trustees voted unanimously to adopt the new electric irate schedule which will ere- iate substantial savings for all Algona residential and commercial users. Under the new residential rate structure, the savings on 750 KW will be 16%, 1000 KW will be 23%, 1500 KW 33%, and 2000 KW 38%. Under the new commercial rate structure the savings for 1000 KW is 4.6%, 2000 KW 23.5%, and 5000 KW 35%. Under the new residential all electric rate, the savings for 2000 KW is 10%, and for 5000 KW 16%. The Algona consumers, who now enjoy lower rates in comparison to their neighboring cities in Iowa, once again move into the new lower cost bracket. 0 Local group to band finals Donald M. Puthoff, Wesley, speeding, $10; Thomas Dale Higgins, Titonka, stop sign, $10; Paul Roger Stevenson, of Kanawha, careless driving, $15; Louis William Hiser Jr., Sioux City, invalid driver's license, $14; Joseph Hamilton, Bancroft, stop sign, $10; David Thomas Hanselman, Algona, speeding, $10. ST. ANN HOSPITAL Aug. 2 — Elizabeth Harig, Algona, surgery; Duane Hentges, Algona, surgery. Aug. 3 — Louisa Leib, Algona, medical; Jane Geilenfeld, Algona, medical; Lonnie Fox, Algona, medical; Laverne Nicol, Waterloo, accident; Willis Kruse, Lone Rock, accident; Leon Kruse, Lone Rock, accident. Aug. 4 — Ida Reed, Algona, medical. Aug. 5 — Nellie Norris, of Buyck, Minn., medical; Oscar Reilly, West Bend, medical. Aug. 6 — Verne Bunkofske, Algona, medical; Martha Mergen, Algona, medical. Aug. 7 — O'Dell Kollasch, Bode, medical; David Elbert, Whittemore, accident; Allan Hinkley, Burt, medical; Willis Liesner, Algona, medical. Aug. 8 — August Schmidt, Algona, surgery; Stella Decker, LuVerne, medical; Mrs Orville Wicks, Algona, medical; Patricia Spencer, Algona, medical. NEW VEHICLES Herman Oliver Welhousen, Titonka, Bridgestone; Richard E. Koehler, Titonka, (Bridge- stone; Ornie F. BelhrenAs, Lone Rock, Chey. p/u; James 0. or Betty Smith, Swea City, Ohev. p/u; Northwestern Bell Tele. Co., Ohev. Trk., Menke Oil Co., Bancroft, Ohev, Trk.; Thomas Ervin Ulses, Burt, Ford p/u; Robert W. Rittgers, West Bend, Ohev. p/u; George William or Molly Anna, Nichols, Ai- gonia, Plymouth; George Martin or Ruby Mae Heinen, Algona, Plym.; Derwood Albert Voight, Fenton, Dodge; Howard J. Kohlhaas, Irvington, Chev.; Ambrose William or Rose Ann Kennedy, Bancroft, Cad.; Michael M. Leners, Bancroft, Ford; Edgar Wayne Keith, Burt, Ford; Terry Lynn or Dianna Lee Zwiefel, Air gona, Dodge; Druggist Mur tual Ins. Co., Algona, Ford; Marilyn Ann Jorgensen, Swea City, Plymouth; Lowell O. or Lois Lorraine Kloster, Algona, Volks; Lyle Henry of Genevieve Meier, Burt, Buick; Arlo C. or Anna Mae Kmmwic- de, Ledyard, Chev.; Alfred J. or Mary F. Hellman, Lakota, Plym,; Irving Palmer Larson, Buffalo Center, Chrysler; Claude Donald Johnson, Boncroft, Ford; Lawrence Clinton Lewis, Lakota, Ford; Paul or Emma C. Benwart, West Bend, Ford; Pratt Elec. Co., Algona, Olds; Bennie B. or Grace M. Wibben, Algona, Cad.; Lester Glenn or Arlene LiMan Kenyon, Algonia, Chrysler; Halvor oe Edna L Flom, Wesley, Chev.; Edmund J. O'Brien, Whittemore, Ford; William Joseph or Kajthryn F. Nugent, AJtfona, Plym.; Gaiy Lee Rochleau, Algona, Hyp.; Schulte Bros., Algona, Cad. Bernard Green, onian, dies at 61 PICTURED ABOVE are the "Shymen" who took part in the "Folk-Rock Jamboree" which was held recentv ly at the Lakeland drive-in theatre north of Milford in the Iowa Great Lakes region. From left, they are, Dale Fraser, Burt, base guitar; John Clark, Algona, lead singer; Darrell Hillberg, Algona, organ; Boyd Bristow, Burt, lead guitar; Mike Hanson, Ban- ex- croft, rhythm guitar; and David Kohlhaas, Burt, drummer. More than 60 bands and folk groups took part in the three- day contest which ended in a national contract for the "Castells" of Okoboji. The local group was one of the nine bands which advanced to the finals. Their manager is Bob Russell of J&B Music, Algona. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. Bernard Green, 61, former resident of Algona, died Aug. 5 at the V. A. hospital in Des Moines, after a lone illness. He was born at Algona, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Green, attended the Algona schools and was graduated here, later serving in WW II. He was a' clerk at Hotel Algona and later associated with the former Wilson Bakery here. After returning from service he operated his own bakery in Marshalltown until his illness in December, 1965. Survivors are two sisters and a brother, Mrs. Clark Lumley (Verna), of Hampton, and Mrs. Cora Johnston, Phoenix, Ariz., and Milford, of Renwick. Funeral services were Tuesday, Aug. 8, 1:30 p.m. at the Avery funeral chapel, Marshalltown, with burial in Gil-' man cemetery. Former Burl man dies after stroke Swimmers at Cedar Falls meet Aug. 5 Eleven members of the Algona swimming team traveled to Cedar Falls Saturday, Aug. 5, for the State Amateur Ath-. letic Union Age Group and Open Swimming Championships. Algona swimmers making the trip were Shannon Lynch, Brian Will, Beanie Chrischil- les, Buckshot Nielsen, John Peterson, Paul Martin, Cathy Straub, Sue. Walker, Ryan Lynch, Kevin Lynch, and Jim Johnson. Several of the Algona swimmers had their best times of •the season, but overall the team did not do as well' as was hoped. The best performance by an Algona swimmer was a 6th place by Buckshot Nielsen in the Boys 11-12 50 meter backstroke, with a time of 43.4. Up to Saturday's meet, Buckshot had the seventh best time in the state in his event this Wins golf title Burt — Russell J. Hammerstrom died Friday at the hos- summer, pital in Osage, where he had John Peterson finished 10th been a patient since June fol- in the 9-10 50 meter back- lowing a severe stroke. He is istroke in 49.9 seconds, and survived by his wife Florence ^' im Johnson was also a tenth and three sons, Kenneth, of P lace finisher, in champion- Riceville, Donald, of Pensaco- sm 'P men ' s 10 ° meter breast- Brian Will, la, Fla., and Dennis, Minneapolis. - ' The family formerly lived in Burt, operating a cafe and later he was a barber. They moved to Riceville 10 years ago. Many Burt friends attended the funeral services at Riceville Monday. Algonans win trip to Miami Beach Dr. and Mrs. J. B. Harris were the winners of a free trip to Miami Beach, Florida, in a drawing held at a "Folk- Rock Jamboree" which they recently attended. They had taken their children to see the yearly teenage music contest and were later notified that they had won the all-expense paid trip to Florida. The trip will consist of four days and three nights at the Dunes Hotel in Miami Beach. Two OMVI charges •ro dismissed Two charges of driving while intoxicated were dismissed in court here last week. Charges brought against Thomas J. O'Leary, Des Moines, in June, 1966, and against Russell R. Rentz, Algona, in October, were dismissed for lack of evidence. stroke. Brian Will, Beanie Chrischilles, Buckshot Nielsen and Shannon Lynch finished 9th in boys 11-12 200 meter freestyle relay. This week ,the Algona team has two home swim meets. On Thursday Aug. 10, at 7 p.m. the team will face Emmetsburg in a dual meet. Monday, Aug. 14, Algona will take c*V Spencer at the Algona pool. This meet will also start at 7 xm., and should prove a tough match for Algona, since Spencer is undefeated this summer. Jim Edgington point leader at Fairmont track An Algona racer, Jim Edgington, currently holds the top point standing at the Fairmont Speedways with 2005 points. Edgington, in racing Sunday night, placed first in the 20 lap "A" feature, and second in the 3rd heat of eight laps. Racer Les Wildin, Algona, came in second in the first heat, followed by Bob Fisher, Renwick, who took the third place position. Edgington also gained a 3rd place position in the 6 lap trophy dash. In point standings, Bob Fisher, Renwick, holds seventh place, followed by Gene Schattschneider, Algona, in 8th place and then Leo Christensen in 17th place. Les Wildin, Algona, is 24th in points, and Cliff Porter, Armstrong, is 29th. 46 cars are listed on the point standing sheet. Firemen put onl fire at Burl Burt — About $1,000 damage was done to a Burt garage in a sudden blaze ait 7:30 a.m. Monday, but quick action by firemen saved the house. Dr. Bahne K. Bahnson was filling his car with gas wihen fire broke out and spread to the large garage attached to hte house. The fire was believed caused by static electricity. The inside walls of the garage were scorched, tools damaged and waiter damage done to a screened area above the garage. 0 I Services at Swea City for Mrs. Schuler Swea Eagle — A long tame Swea township resident, Mri. Henry Schuler, died at the age of 81, August 6 at the hospital at Estherville, form tho infirmaties of advanced age. She had been in failing health •for the past three years, and ihospitalzied for the past 2M> months. >Mrs. Henry (Muriel) Rose Schuler was born Miay 30, 1886 at Earlville, 111., to the Levi Mortons, and received her education at Zearimg. She was married to Henry Schuler at Marshalltown, May 11, 1905. Following their marriage, they farmed for six years in Minnesota, then moved to Seneca, later to the Sweta City area, where they farmed until two years ago, when they moved to Swea City, Survivors include her husband, Henry, Swea City; four sons, Armand, Atlantic; Levi, Swea City; Lyle, Blmore; ami Harold, Des Moines; two daughters, Mrs. Harriet Patterson, Swea Oity; and Mrs. GUalrende (Lucilille) Hovey. Armstrong; 13 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. One son and two sisters are dead. Services were at the First MeHhodist church, Swea Oity, Wednesday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Marion Bloodworth in charge. Burial will be in Harrison township cemetery. Caskeitbearers were Jon Schuler, Paul Wiechmami, 'Ronald Hanna, Kenneth Rose, Jerry Daugherty, and! Arlo Jones. 0 Don Potter to get doctor degree School board has three terms to Three position's will be filled in the upcoming school "board election which will be held September 11, the second Monday in that month. Terms expiring are, a two year term for treasurer Fred Diekmann beginning July 1, 1968 and three year terms for board member's Robert Black and Mrs. Ruth Bay. Incumbents may succeed themselves, but must file petitions with the secretary of the school board ten days prior to the school election, just as all new candidates must do. Ten qualified voters must sign each candidates petition. THI ALOONA Country Club Golf Championship was won recently by Dick Thoreson, shown above, who defeated Bob Smith for the title. Thoreson defeated Dr. LeRoy Strohman in the semi-finals while Smith defeated Dr. James Harris, Jr. The first 18 holes belonged to the long-ball hitting, 19 year old Smith. He won the first three holes, an advantage he held until # 18, where Thoreson sank a 9 foot birdie putt. Both men shot 74's and Smith's two-up advantage was obtained by canning five birdies while Thoreson only hit three. The match was even after Thoreson won holes 19 and 21 with pars. Thoreson's first lead came at #26 when he chipped in from off the green for a birdie and Smith missed an 8 foot attempt. Thoreson then played even par golf to win 5 and 3 on the 33rd hole. He is now eligible to represent the Algona Country Club at the Tournament of Champions at Atlantic on August 18-20. Bob Smith is the son of the Craig Smiths, Algona, and attends the University of Iowa. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. Burl school drops Two divorces granted football sprt in court here Fenton couple home from Japan visit F«nten — The Albert Mitchells returned Tuesday after visiting their daughter Anna Marie, a missionary at Sizus- ka, Japan. On the return tc the states, they 'visited the Bertl Berklands, Seattle, Wash., and the Edwin Sal' rums, Spokane, Wash. Dr. and Mrs. L. R. Potter will attend graduation at Vermillion, S. D., this weekend when Don Potter will receive his doctorate degree in education from the university of South Dakota. During three years in graduate school, Don has been teaching part time. His parents, also his wife's parents, the John McGuires, and their Kossuth Fair must collect the sales tax The Kossuth Fair is going to have to collect the two per cent sales tax on its tickets this year and the management is not happy about it. Admission to the grounds for adults has been.set at 50 cents plus the one penny tax and admission to the grandstand at $1 plus two cents tax. Where change has been easy in the old days of the fifty cents and dollar the ticket sellers are going to have to dish out the pennies in making change. Also the stands operated by church and other groups will have to collect the tax. These stands have been exempt in previous years but the state tax commission has said they should collect it this year under the new tax bill rushed through the legislature in the closing days. The stands affected are the Catholic, Episcopal, Legion, Junior Chamber, and Good Hope MYF. They must also have a sales tax permit. A temporary per-" mil is available for just such circumstances where a project is operated for only a few days. Secretary McClure reports the buildings are all prepared for the opening. MONDAY IS opening day with only two events scheduled — judging of horses and judging of the home economics 4-H projects starts. Tuesday brings the judging of purebred hogs, dairy, and 4-H exhibits, non-livestock and home economics. The Floral hall exhibits, 4-H garden, poultry, rabbits and crop exhibits will also be judged. Wednesday will be purebred beef heifers judging, 4-H" exhibits, the baby beef judging, a 4-H dog obedience show and the evening tractor pulling contest. Thursday will b* fro barbecue day with businessmen from all over Kossuth county serving the free barbecue to ell comers starting at 6 p.m. The Shrine White Horse Patrol from Sioux City will give two exhibitions — one at 2 p.m. end the other at 8 p.m. Market lambs, pure bred sheep, and market swine will be judged. The closing day Friday will feature the Kossuth Fair championship stock car races with a $1,000 guaranteed purse. The sale of sheep, swine and baby beef will be held. Merriam's shows, rides and concessions will be featured on the midway. THERE IS no charge for a car entering the grounds. Children 10 years to 13 must pay admission of 25 cents plus one cent tax — and at the grandstand from 10 years to 5 at 50 cents plus the penny tax. Admission for the tractor daughter's families will drive Piling contest will be 50 to Vermillion, S. D. for the cents P lus °ne cent tax for conferring of degrees on Sat- adults an d 25 cents plus one urday. Police catch youth taking bicycle wheel Whlttemore cent tax for children. Secretary McClure has been advised the tax will go up for the next year's fair Ho three per cent. Algona police apprehended a juvenile youth Monday evening who was caught exchanging bicycle wheels in the east part of the city. Police said the youth was taking a good wheel and leaving a broken one when he was discovered at about 11:45 p.m. hit on bicycle Stereo record made by Dick Dale Dick Dale, Algonian featured on the Lawrence Welk TV show, has a new record out J . . in stereo. It has ten songs and Mason City, was driving a the. arrangement is by Buddy truck which was coming out Merrill, the guitarist on the of an alley when the truck Welk show. The record is by A Whittemore boy, David Elbert, 13, was injured slightly Monday morning when he was struck by a truck while riding his bicycle in Whittemore. Douglas F. Grimm, 22, of Football as a Burt school interscholastic sport has been dropped, and no team will be fielded this year, Supt. Harry Haven announced Tuesday. The school is too small to field a large number of candidates, and because of the small squad more than normal injuries occur because of a lack of substitutions. Burt has had off and on seasons in recent years. Two divorces were granted last week in district court. Gregory Lee Miller was granted a divorce from Jo Anne Miller. They were married in Tituron, Calif., Oct. 1, 1966. There are no children. Ila E. Troff was granted a divorce from Peter Troff. They were married Sept. 14, 1939, at Swea City. The children are all grown. REUNION The Beitz family held an annual reunion at the* A. A. Call state park Sunday for Mrs. Beitz's 86th pirthday. All her children were present except Ruth, Mrs. George Pentecost. Present were the families of Milton, Motley, Minn., Vivian, Mrs. R. A. Rash, Koshkonong, Mo., Joe, Buyck, Minnesota; Arlene, Mrs. James Norris, Rockford, 111.; Ada, Mrs. Frank Smith; Mag, Mrs. Glenn Rike, and Fred, Algona. There were 69 present. and bicycle collided. David was taken to St. Ann hospital, Algona, after the accident, but he was not injured seriously. NELS GODFREDSON PIES Nels Godfredson, 79, former Bancroft and Swea City area farmer, died at the Good Samaritan rest home in Algona Tuesday morning. Services are tentatively set for Friday at the First Methodist church in Swea City. "Accent" records, and is expected to be available in Algona soon. Charles IfoVay received one from Dale and will play it during the dinner hours it his supper club. " BEHRENDS SQTH The children of Mr. and Mrs. John Behrends, Fenton, '111^ t_ i W1 . u have 1" °P en I 10 " 1 * hon : °" n e ®* 5 P th , annwersary of p *i ei j? ?? <I »^ A S*- w Methodist church part?. r ' Fento °- f rom ^ to < P- m They request no gifts.

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