Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on August 17, 1967 · Page 1
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 1

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 17, 1967
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Alqona Ko^uth Co State Historical Society Iowa City, Iowa mm MMr, DM. t, IMC, * Aim, taM «•" •*» A* *f Conem March 8, 1179 AlQOfUWJATHlR 9 Aug. Aug. Aug. Aug. Aug. Aug. 15 AUg. 16 High Low, Rain 85 57 .04 VOL, 47 — NO. 44 — THURSDAY, AUO. 17, 1H7, ALOONA, IOWA — * IN 3 SECTIONS unty i 10 11 12 13 14 72 76 82 85 83 86 46 48 48 52 58 57 62 BUILDING P1RMITS LeRoy Stoffel, construct concrete repairs $300; Hubert Marking, repair pbrch $150; Van Buren Motel, reshingle 3 units $240; L. A. Weber, re- shingle $100; Marilyn Kuester, put new basement in $4000; Q. A. Bjustrom, repair steps $100. NEW COURT CASES William Schuver vs. Marvin T. and Mike Reding. Damages, $379.80; Helen Leaneagh vs. Jerry Leaneagh separate maintenance; Ronald Taylor vs. Jerry Leaneagh, alienation of affections, $350,000; Julia Hentges vs. Walter H. and Leola E. Zentner, injunction. WEDDING PERMITS Donald R. Mclntyre, Minneapolis, Sheila K. Sullivan, Excelsior, Minn.; Walter W. Piatt, Sharon K. Harms, both Algona; Lynn E. Hansen, Algona, Carolyn Paulson, Lakota; Vaun C. Olhausen, Hartley, Linda Ramus, Albert Lea, Minn.; Marlyn L. Steinberger, Mesa, Ariz., Nancy J. Walker, Whittemore; Thomas W. Lynch, Fen ton, Bridget M. Quihn, Bancroft. MAYOR'S COURT Opening day Fair crowd up Hospital fund drive begins; name officers New Sisters to take ever here Sept. 1 Good neighbor deed at Lone Rock Robert H. Trenary, Humboldt, failure to display registration plates $15; David Earl Agena, Algona, failure to have valid operator's license $10; Roger Bruce Hansen, Fenton, failure to stop $5; Alan J. Menke, Bancroft, stop sign $5; Harlan Edward Wittkopff, Algona, careless driving $10; George Maurice Graham, of Burt, reckless driving $25; Linda Lou Pfeffer, Wesley, failure to stop $5. ST. ANN HOSPITAL . , Aug. vl2 — Douglas Groen, Algona, surgery. Aug. 13 — Martha Mergen, Algona, medical. Aug. 14 — Albert Timmer, Algona, medical; Loraine Bixler, Algona, medical; Kendra Frisbie, Algona, medical; Geraldine Schumacher, Algona, surgery; Lena Schmidt, Algona, medical; Gerald Moffitt, Algona,, medical; David Marlow, Lone Rock, surgery; Hazel Miller, Independence, medical. Aug. 15 — George Altman, LuVerne, surgery; Russell Miner, Algona, medical; Diana Hoover, Fenton, medical. NEW VEHICLES Gerald W. Hentges, Whittemore, DuPage TT; Kenneth da; Carroll Wilfred Algona, Ford Ttk.; Adam Edmund Berte, Algona, Ford P/u; Raymond Milton or Joyce Ann Dau, Algona, Ford P/; Donald S. or Donna L. Smith, Bancroft, Ford; Walt- Plans for a campaign to raise funds to modernize and improve St. Ann Hospital facilities were announced 'today. The campaign coincides with the transfer of the hospital from the Sisters of Mercy who have operated it for the past 17 years to the Sisters of St. Benedict who will begin administration of the hospital Sept. 1. The appeal for funds will encompass the areas of Kos- sufth County served by St. Ann. Heading the corps of volunteer workers which will be organized in the next few weeks will be a seven-man campaign! cabinet. Members of the cabinet are: Joseph M. Bradley, ST., Mayor William J. Finn, Rev. Cecil H. Friedmann, Harry L. Greenlberg, Rev. Frank B. Harcey, L. E. Ltnman and William F. Steele. SERVING in the general or- ganizationi are, Harry L. Greenlberg, General Chairman; Dick Thoreson, Associate Chairman; John D. Cash, Treasurer; and Chester R. Sdhoby, Auditor. There will be eight categories of organization in the fund campaign; Major Gifts — Earl C. • Laerly, Chairman; Doctors Organization 1 • Joseph M. Rooney, M. D., Chairman; General Prospects - Ted R. Chrischilles and Paul M. Seeley, Co-Chairman; Hospital Employees • Robert E. Devine, Chairman; St. Joe Area Clarence K: Bormann and Frank Reding, Co-chairmen; Whittemore Area - chairmen to be 'announced; and Bancroft Area • chairman to be announced. There will be a staggered schedule of solicitation beginning with the doctors on Aug. 23 and ending with, the general prospects on Sept. 14. The modernization program for St. Ann will include the following: ADDITIONAL laboratory equipment, additional electric beds, piped-in oxygen, operating room and emergency room lights, operating room table, possible blood bank, dental equipment, relocation of X-ray laboratory inter-coin 4tonift «' lat and repair new redeoortrtion Although estimates for all feature* of the program have not boon received, $150,000 to $200,000 will bo required to complete it. bara Lou Dittmer, Lone Rock, Ford; Merle Arlin Edwards, Lakota, Ford; Mervin H, Bruns, Titonka, Merc,; Frank Risius, Buffalo Center, Ford; Clarence B. or Zella Give Bergeson, Whittemore, Ramb- „.. .. ._ !er> Earl Duaine Gefcempn, fcfcW £?IL it ,5 < S une --« Burt, Ford; Richard Clarence P* S**** 18 <* Mercy could no Frideres, LuVerne, Plyin.; ^«^nt»nue to operate St. Fred GaMies, Titonka, Font! Ann ^Jfff^ 'ttS? 1 ^ ** Cyril to make the hospital available -'-••• to any organization, governmental or private, who would continue to operate it and serve the health needs of the citizens of this area. Studies were undertaken and contacts made and it was determined that it would not be feasible to operate the hos- Julia Hentges filed a peti- P**** «* a county or city in> tjon in district court the first sfctutaon. Thereafter a nunv of the week asking for an in- ber of religious groups, both junction against Walter H Protestant and Catholic, were and Leola E. Zentner, prohiib- contacted and the Benedictine itjng them from building a Sfoters w*as the only one in a fence shutting of a driveway postd'on to staff and operate used by both parties. A tern- &£ hospital, porary injunction was grant- There will be four nuns on ed. tt» «*#*• «ch a registered In other court actions Helen nurse trained in hospital man- l43dnedgjh brought suit for agement. separate maintenance against Toe capital investment; in Jerry Leaneagh, asking for SL Ann is more than $000,000. custody of five children. Approximately $166,000 of Rxmgid Taylor also brought *» **s provided by generous su|t against Jerry Leaneagh wWrs 17 years ago when charging alienation of aftest-i «»«i*ruicjion at the Center, Ford; Howard Hentges, Algona, Ford; John Donald or Vernfcoe Nelson Cash, Algona, Merc, TkrH MW ciiti fllid in court Pictured above are the friends and neighbors who have been helping the Willie Kruse family with baling and chores while Mr. Kruse is recuperating from injuries in a tractor accident which occurred August £ Those helping in the Godd Neighbor deed are: Front, left to right: Conley Metzger, Lone Rock; Darwin Metzger, Lone Rock; Gary Huber, Burt; Dennis Feye, Whittemore; Jack Quinn, Lone Rock; Jerry Hansen, Whittemore; and Charlie Dacken, Lone Rock; second row, Howard Krause, Lone Rock; Everett Lockwood, Algona; Larry Peter, Whittemore; Bob Heifner, Lone Rock; Rodney Schmidt, Lone Rock; Alan Luedtke, Lone Rock; and Arden Hovey, Algona. Back row, left to right—Doug Hading, Fenton; Duane Metzger, Lone Rock;Ervin Harms, Waverly; A. L. Baker, Lone Rock; Ed Luedtke, Lone Rock; Joe King, Lone Rock; Albert Metzger, Lone Rock; Duane Lieb, Lone Rock; Slim Dacken, Lone Rock; Orville Kressin, Lone Rock; Fred Erickson, Lone Rock; and W. L. Champion, Algona. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. uiHiiiHiiiiiiHimiiiiliiiiiiiiiimiiiiii nilliiimiiimiiiimimilliiilimiiiiwiimmiHmiiiMi i IIIHIIIIHII iiuii i iiiiiiiiiiiiiMilliiiiiiiiuiiiiliiliiiiniilHlilHHiiiiiiiiiiliiMHMllliiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiio Lynch, Diamond file for school board A spirited race for two positions on the Algona Community school board was assured as two well-known men filed petitions for the three- year terms up for election next month, Sept. 11. Attorney Joe E. Lynch and businessman Phil Diamond filed their petitions for the board 'Monday afternoon with secretary Vaughn Rising. Deadline for filing is 10 days before the election or on Sept. 1. Incumbents Mrs. Ruth Bay and Robert Black: had previously filed petitions for reelection. Their terms expired on election day and the new board will be organized after that date. Other members of! the five-man board are president Russ Medin, Whittemore, JaCk Limbaugh and John Claude, both of Algona. Lynch is a graduate of Algona high school in 1940 and has been a local attorney since shortly after graduation from law school. He is ions and asking damages tf began* The Sisters of Mercy 1350,000. - 'provided tie balance, $ub- stantiaJly more tMn |600 ; 000. with Linnan, Lynch & Straulb. Diamond has been an Algona resident since the early 1950's and owns the Diamond's store here. He came from Fort Dodge. County school board olooHon dolod An election for county director will be held at the same time and place as the regular school election in September in the Swea City, SentraJ. Greenwood townships and Bancroft Independent school districts. He will serve on the County Board of Education from Area No. 2 Kossuth county. Nomination papers must be filed with the county superintendent at least 20 days prior to the election. Stylo ihow ol Garrif an Monday Twenty models at a Fabric Style Show which will be held Monday evening, August 21, at 8 p.m. at Garrigan auditorium in Algona. Tickets are being sold by members of the Catholic Daughters of America, Diamond's, and ChrischiUes. Proceeds go to the Catholic Daughters of America. Juvoiiiles take Fair displays Thrs* Abena juvwnil* were apprehended Thurt- day morning by Algona Po> lie* for larceny at th* Kot- suth County Fairground*. The youths, all IS, who w*r* caught taking display* at the fair, were released to their parents. Juvenile authorities will handk th« matter. J. Schwietert, 65, Burt, dies on Monday Burt—John B. Schwietert, 65, died about 7 a.m. Monday at the Mercy hospital in Mason City after a lingering illness the past year. Funeral services for him were held Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 16, at the Burt Methodist church. Rev. M. C. Davies officiated and the Garry funeral home of Bancroft was in charge of arrangements. Burial was in the Burt township cemetery. He was born Oct. 27, 1901, at Burt, son of William and Sarah Ames Schwietert. He was educated in the Burt schools, was never married and farmed his entire life. Survivors include one brother, DUlman of Burt, and four sisters: Mrs. Lorena Roark, Miss Helen Schwietert, both of Burt: Miss Myrtle Schwietert, Des Moines; and Mrs. Melvin (Clara) Hunt, of Dolliver. There are also three nieces and four nephews. LiVomosoldiorbook Iron Viol Km L-uVtrn* — Sp/5 Jim Lenz is home on a 30 djay leave after having spent the last year in Viet Nam. He is to report to Fort Eustis, Virginia by September 10. His wife, the former Susan Blake, will accompany him to his new assignment. $53,792 asked in damages for dog bites Damages of $53,792.75 are asked in a case brought in district court yesterday. The case is brought for Peggy Ruhnke 6, by her father Fred Ruhnke, for her and for himself, against Ervin Ruhnke as the result of an attack by a dog owned by the latter. \. According to the petition the little girl was badly bitten requiring hospital, doctor and drug bills totaling $792.75. The petiton says plastic sur gery will be required: The father asks damages of $50,000 for his daughter, plus $3000 for future medical bills plus the $792.75 already expended. The attack occurred May 1, 1966, the petition states. Algerians show lop stoors in Minnesota Two Algona men had Ang-, us steers which placed high in the 1967 Midwest Steer and Carcass show at Austin, Minn, recently, A steer shown by John Henry placed &th in the live division and the carcass contest while a Gary Priebe steer finished 9th in the Eve division. Requirements for placing in the Carcass division was a grade of U. S. Choice of Prime, - 2.0 square inches or more of rib-eye and .12 inches or less of fat per 100 pounds of carcass weight. Henry won $35 in cash. A total of 100 steers were entered from five states. IrviHfton onoionl cars at Titonka Irvington — Elmer Dole and son John were hosts at 4 pot luck picnic at Titonku Sunday for antique car enthusiasts. Four clubs were represented wiitih 40 antique cars on display. The Doles took their '21 Dodge Roadster, '37 'Ford coupe, '51 Hudson Sedan, and a '38 Diamond T Fire engine. The latter was in service in Algona many years ago. The Doles report tihat the Algona area was well represented at the picnic and parade. Lorry Sowers, Algona, was also a co-host assisting Host Neal Boyken, Titonka. KGLO-TV applies for Algona translator It was announced today by Lloyd D. Loers, station manager of KGLO-TV, Mason City, that an application for a new television translator station to serve Algona and the surrounding rural area was tendered for filling with the Federal Communication Commission Aug. 11. The projected station would operate on output Channel 71 with power output of 100 watts and would rebroadoast the programs of KGLO-TV, Channel 3. he proposed transmitter antenna site will be in Irvington township east of Algonla on a county road \V\ miles east of Highway 169. Lease agreement for the antenna site was completed July 18, by Lee Enterprises, Inc., Mason City. KGLO-TV plans to begin construction aa Boon as possible aifter lie nse has been granted by the Federal Communications Commission. To observe 25th anniversary Ledyard: Mr. and Mrs. Fred Johnson will be honored with an open house at their farm home northwest of Ledyard on Sunday, August 20 from 2:00 until 5:00 in observance of their 25th wedding anniversary. •MmilMMMMIMMIIMMIMimmilMIIIIMIHtHIIHtlllMIIIIHIIIIMHIIHimMHIHIMMMHI Break-in scene Householder wins pair of stock races Fine weather and an exciting schedule of events seemed to spark success for the Kossuth County Fair as it opened Tuesday with a crowd of some 3940 persons passing through the main gate. Activity was heavy Wednesday morning as judging of 'purebred heifers got under way. While the weathermen spoke of showers for Western Iowa, the sky was blue, and the temperatures hovered pleasantly in the upper 80's —perfect weather for Kossuth county Fair time. In horse judging the results were as follows: suckling colt, pleasure colt, Alan Fett, Algona; suckling colt, pony Shetland, Chuck Bell, Algona; suckling colt, pony, Kim Martinek, Wesley; yearling colt,, pleasure horse. Chuck Bell, Algona; yearling colt, pony Shetland. James McEnroe, Algona; mare with colt in halter, pleasure horse, Eppo Bulten; mare with colt in halter, pony, Chuck Bell: Western pleasure horse, Tim I^y, Lakota; and Western pleasure horse, pony, Tim Ley, Lakota. Pictured above is the window on the east side of the Colony Inn in Algona where entrance was gained Monday night and some $500 in checks and ca.sh was taken. An undetermined amount of liquor was also taken. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman DAIRY judging results included: Grand champion fe male dairy Holstein, Rodney Janssen, Lakota; grand champion female Guernsey, Loren Brandt, Swea City; grand champion Brown Swiss female, Larry Franzen, Titonka; grand champion Jersey bull and female, Matthew Clark, Algona; grand champion Shorthorn milking female, Arthur L. Banwart, Ottosen; and grand champion female Ayrshire, Donna Berninghaus, West Bend. Swine judging Tuesday gave grand champion ribbons to Peter Erpelding. for Poland China boar and sow; Neal O'Brien, Algona, Duroc Jersey boar and sow; Harvey Work Jr.. Swea City, Chester White sow; Joseph Skow, Wesley, Hampshire boar and sow. Duane Boehm, Lakota, Berkshire boar and Daryl Boehm, Lakota, Berkshire sow. NINE 4-H home economic projects were chosen by Wednesday morning to go on to the state fair at Des Moines Thew were Nancy Eischen, Lotts Creek Lassies, driftwood; Carmen Montag, Gar field Gems, wall plaque; Susan Walker, Lotts Creek, picture; Rose Mary Fortney, Seneca Stars, accessory grouping; Betty Eischen, Loltts Creek, article covered with fabric; Judy Berger, A. OK's, curtain; Susan Smith, Cresco Chums, furniture; Mary Hanig, Irvington Ideals, furniture grouping; and Jean Ann Dodds, Union Alethians, wooden stool. For the races Tuesday evening, a capacity crowd filled the grandstand to watch a full program of racing entertainment. WINNING the trophy dash was Algona racer Butch Householder, who also won the third heat race! Dale Stokke, Ames, was first in the A feature followed by Gene Schatt- Schneider and Butch Householder. Jim Edgington came out on top in the B feature, while Ken Batt, Algona, won the first heat and Vance Hah- es. Clear Lake, won the second heat. Artother evening of racing will be held Friday at the Fairgrounds when the Koss/ uth County Fair Champion ship will take place with a guaranteed purse of $1000. THE POPULAR tractor pulling contest was scheduled for Wednesday evening, and judging of market sheep and lambs and market swine filled the Thursday morning program. Thursday afternoon and evening will see the first performance of the Shrine White Horse Patrol at ? p.m and the popular free beef barbecue at 6 p.m. The second While Horse P»Jpol show will be at 8 p.m. Thursday.

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