Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on August 28, 1967 · Page 1
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Wins trophy "Retell tf»M0 ate* iMtiiit* with (n id in tht PEACM" State Historical Society X Iowa O.Uy, Iowa.' PICTURED ABOVE is young Bobby Dodds, Algona, who won the sheep showmanship award at the Kossuth County Fair last week. Bobby is shown with his trophy which he received from the Kossuth County Advance. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. One injured in trio of county crashes Three highway accidents were reported to the Ko'suth Sheriffs office the middle of t?st week, one of which was investigated by a p.troliran. This was a two-car crash 4% mile, south of IMonka on highway 126 Tuesday,, albout 4:15 p.m. A oar driven, by Clarence Christiansen, Wesley, was coming out of a farm lane and collided with a car driven by Ethel Geschc, Wef 3st e r G ty. Each ma chine had $150 in dam'ge and Mr. Christiansen was charged with failing to yield the ritfhtof- way. -- Atruck-owned-by the Consolidated Co op Creamery and dfciven by Cyril Wischmeyer, Swea City, backed into a parked truck owned by the Lone •Rock Go-op Exchange at Lone Rock on the main street last Monday afternoon about 3:15. The Lone Reck truck had $100 in estimated damage. A 16-year old Fenton girl, Mary Eldridge, sustained a cult knee and was taken to Park Hospital in M:son City last Sunday in a car crash about a mile north and l k west of Fenton on a county gravel road. The car was driven by Dale Eldridge, Fenton, and it hit loose gravel and went off the road. The mi- chine had $200 estimated dam- Burglars enler two Lakota firms laet Wednesday Two Lakota firms wore bur* glaritad sometime Wednesday night but nothing was taken from one of thorn, according to Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst. Brack's Super Valy was on- terad and .$75 in changa was takan from a hiding place in the office.. Also, ovar 100 cartons of cigarettes ware report- ad missing by ownar Wilson Brack. The Quaker Oats Co. elevator was also entered the same night at Lakota but nothing was reported missing. The office was ransacked. Burglars usad a l'/a" bar to pry open the front doors of both establishment* and thai break-ins were found upon opening Thursday -^ ^ * Four plead guilty in court here In court Friday afternoon Judge Stillman took four pleas of guilty to charges of grand larceny. Arnold Johnson, 18, Ledyard, was fined $300 and costs on a charge of willful trespass and carrying grain in value of excess of $50. Judge Stillman ordered a pre-sentence investigation in three cases of larceny, Pleading guilty were Raymond H. Dreyer Jr., 20, Fenton; Terry E. Letcher, 18, Buffalo Center; and Roger E. England, 18, Fenton. In each of the latter three cases Judge Stillman. set the time for sentencing as Sept. 2 at 10 a.m. Four graduate at AMOS Friday Among summer graduates at the university at Ames given diplomas Friday were Neil 0. Colwell, bacteriology, son of the Harold Colwells, Algona; Earl H. Maahs, agricultural business, son of ths Edward H. Maahses, Whittemore; and Trudy K Huskamp, daughter of the Eugene Huskamps (with distinction) in English, science and history; and Marlene Jensen Rodewald, daughter of the Henry J. Jensens, the latter two of Ringsted. BREAKS ARM Whittemora — Arnie Wagner, 8, son of Mr. and Mrs. Teddy Wagner of Whittenwre,' fell from in apple tree white vi?it ; Df in Algona 'test week and broke fc's aym. AI qona Kontith County ~J~'~. ' ' '' • '. • ' ' -111111! 11 nil !••! ii jmm ! «• Mtffr, ft* 1,It* « AftjM* kJM mil,****, umhr Act rf C«r~ M«* |, it* VOL, 47 - NO. 47-MONDAY, AUG. 21, W7, ALOONA, IOWA - I PAOIS IN 1 StCTION vance Two injured in pair of auto crashes Two persons were injured in a pair of car crashes in Kossuth county last Wednes- jay. Both were investigated by Patrolman Tom Cogdall. A 13-year olcl Sioux City girl, Christine R. Fisher, sustained cuts on both hands and her right leg in a one-car crash five miles-north of Sexton on the blacktop. . She was riding in a 1960 car driven by John J. Clark, 21, Algona, and owned by his father, Homer Clark.'The machine had $575 estimated dam* age. According to Cogdall, Clark made a left turn off the county gravel road and went into the ditch, with the car coming to rest on the top. He was charged with failing to have his car under control. The accident occurred about midnight Wednesday. TWO SALESMIN were involved in the other accident two miles east of Burt. It was also' a one-car mishap and the driver, David Brown, 21, Milwaukee, Wis., was charged with failing to have his car under control. The machine was owned by a passenger, Gary Christian, 25 of Hooppdale, HI. •'-'.• Christian sustained a minor leg injury. The car went off the .blacktop road on a curve and into the ditch. It had $500 in damage. The accident occurred about noon. Auxiliary for hospital to Barbershoppers begin practice this Tuesday The Kossuth "Corn Belt" Barbershop Chorus will resume Tuesday night practices for the fall season. First practice will be at the Algona hotel dining room at 8 p.m. this Tuesday. Current members are urged to attend and prospective new members, guests, and observers are welcome to attend the practice .sessions each Tuesday evening at the hotel. The local barbershop singers come from distances up to 50 miles to "Keep America Singing," They are affiliated with the international organization known as Society for Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America, Inc. During the year the group and quartets from the chorus are available for a variety of public appearances and programs. President of the local bar- bershoppers is Ed Ruhnke. Steve George is director of the chorus, GOP women dale panel The Kossuth County Republican Women's organization has scheduled an outstanding panel discussion program, "People Who Care" to be given at an open meeting Tuesday, Sept. 5; in the Congregational Fellowship Hall, Algona, at 2 p.m. The program will be nonpolitical in nature and it is hoped that all men and women in the area interested in how various social problems are being met will attend. Church, community, school and study groups especially are urged (o plan to take advantage of the well-qualified speakers. This program will climax a series of studies sponsored by the G. 0. P. women this year on various social concerns such as education for retarded children, concern for our retired citizens, mental health and other topics. St. Ann's Hospital Auxiliary will hold the first meeting of the season Monday, Sept. 4th, 1:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the hospital. Harry Greenberg, chairman of the hospital fund raising committee, plans to attend this meeting and will be available to answer questions and give information regarding the fund drive. He also hopes to bring Mr. Briscoe, who is organizing the fund drive. All members and interested persons are encouraged to attend. It is the sincere wish of the Auxiliary to aid and assist in making the fund drive a success. The meeting also serves as a welcoming to the new order of Sisters to the community. Women are encouraged to sign up for the bridge or 500 round robin. Anyone interest- id in playing, who has not previously registered can do so by calling the committee. To play bridge call Mrs. Ed Adams or Mrs. John Shaw. For 500 call Mrs. Ernest Egel or Mrs. C. J. McEvoy. The round robin is a card tournament, sponsored by the Auxiliary, for entertainment of women who like to play cards. You do not have to be a professional card player to play. Teams are composed of two women who play other couples throughout the seven month season. A schedule is arranged at the .beginning of the season by the card committee and is so arranged that each will entertain in her home not more than two times during the seven month period. The play is once a month, at which 20 consecutive hands will be played according to the rules set up by the committee. Scores will be kept and turned in after each month's play, with a fee of 50 cents per person. DIVORCE 1$ GRANTED A divorce was granted Christ Engelbarts from Delores Engelbarts in district court last week. They were married in 1949 at Swea City. According to a stipulation he was given custody of two children she of one. Tq carry Bulldog colors this fall PICTURED ABOVE ARE the members of the Algona high school football squad who will be meeting Emmetsburg here on September 15 for their season opener. : The players are,.from left to right, front, Bruce Bennett, Randy Calhoun, Larry Taylor, PhilfeBode, Rich Black, Tom Jones, Randy Riedinger, Don Hagen, Jim Utt, Roger Barr, and Mike Dreyer. -.Is- Pictured in the second row are: Ian Davison, Tim Black, Dave Lowman, Tom Parsons, Duane Hunt, Mike French, Kenny Marshall, Steve Claude, Jeff Gilmore, and Tim Clark. Sown in the back row are Randy Bleich, Rick Post, Mike Belts, Brad Farnham, Steve Chrischilles, Greg Allen, Steve Voyles, and Neal Smith. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. Petition to change school hoard size '}\^—'> ' r """"' 1 -'. ••,•..-•;••- -fvr'i :'.,•» ^;- •;; jV-'"^^^— .„ -• :, m ' ^.... _ , j- •—•' J ?..••••:• •• ':•'. .:/ ••• .V'.•->. ^^•'•J.'A.U'.-^ ... , -•:- .,*;!*.:ui*-i.^.».-.- •-- ._'.'-: •'• .... „.:.. .. ~. *,.',^U—- a^l'" n'ifcIJJfcVft ' Teams formed Land s 14-1 b. catfish Error in Bames nani seven to conduct the hospital drive Harry L. Greenberg, general chairman of the St. Ann Hospital Fund Campaign, announced that all categories of campaign organization are on schedule. Joseph Besch, chairman of the Whittemore Area Organization, met Friday evening to select his team chairmen. The South County Organization headed by Clarence K. Bormann and Frank Reding have reached the second echelon of organization and meet Tuesday to complete the organization. Team chairmen of the South County Group are: V, r illiam McGuire, Ralph Reding, Earnie Schmidt, Herman Illg, Rapheal Montag, Richard Gronbach, Harry Naffziger, Milford Plathe, Robert Bormann and Thomas Bormann. Mr. Greenberg also announced members of the Campaign Endorsement Committee. Rev. Milo D. Dailey, Rt. Rsv. Msgr. P. P, Gearen, Rev. Paul H. Sohn, George Allen, A. H. Borchardt, Angus Cotton, Duane E. Dewel, Karl KiilshoJm, Hon. Donald Murray, Judge G. W. Stillman and Russell B. Waller. United States Senator Jack Miller recently sent a letter of commendation and support for the program to modernize and improve St. Ann hospital. Sister Delores, the administrator to be of St. Ann hospital, attended a meeting of the medical staff Tuesday evening, Aug. 22. At that time, she presented applications to admit and treat patients from four osteopathic physicians. The medical staff credentials committee met later in the week and voted to recommend that the staff approve the applications. Farmer* Service toiler le eleee is corrected PICTURED ABOVE is Don McBride with a 14 pound catfish which he caught while fishing Friday evening in the river near Humboldt. Don reported that it took about ten minutes to land the big fish, and that it already had an old hook in its mouth. Photo by Mike Stillman. ASCS election is dated here for Sept. 19 DRAFT BOARD HOURS Office hours for Selective Service Office starting Sept. 5, will be: 8 to noon; 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., Mondays through Fridays. Service Center of Algona is closing effective Sept 15, it wif awnpuniced thjs week by taeal manager Merton Roes. The plant is located on Sou$i Pnjllij* street and wis purchased some ymt ago from the Rising •Hill. ^^HPr** September 19 has been set for the election of ASC com- nunity committeemen, according to R. I. Anderson, chairman, ASCS committee. Polling places are in each community. Previously, such elections had been held, at various times in different states from July through December. The 1966 ASC community committee elections in Iowa were held in August. AH farmers who are taking part or are eligible to take part in any of the programs administered by ASC committees are eligible to vote in the elections. Almost any farmer who is eligible to vote and lives in the community is eligible to run for community committeeman. The current community committee selects a slate, and the county committee may also add to the list. An eligible farmer can be nominated by petition of 6 or more farmers. These petitions are filed with the ASCS county office by August 25. Chairman Anderson said the regular members of the newly elected community committees serve as delegates to the county convention, where committeemen are elected to fill vacancies on the ASC committee. Algona's racing season closes; 7 trophies won Algona's Kossuth Speedway closed its 1967 racing season Friday night with a fine crowd, a good field of cars and seven exciting races. Seven trophies were won. The season championship trophy winner was Butch Householder. He also won the feature winner trophy. Another double winner was Danny Rueth who placed second in the season championship race and won the trophy dash. Howie Stephenson received Gene Schattschneider's third place season championship trophy. Verl Sehoon won the "B" feature trophy. In the powder puff race, tvyo restarts were necessary to complete the ten lap event. Peg Hilbert led the race most of the way until she and Joan Rogness spun out causing a re-start. Dianna Alderson took over and won the race and the trophy. Tha namas involvad in the thaft of tiras from a truck at the Acreage Motel last weak were incorrectly printed in last week's paper. They should have read Raymond H. Dreyer, 20, and Roger L. England, 18, both of Fenton. The Advance regrets the error. Quite by chance, there is a Roger Dreyer who is originally from Fenton and now lives in Sioux City. He is in no way connected with the incident. Suspect gives law officers a lively time A rural Elmore. Minn., man was charged with public intoxication and spent Friday evening in the Algona jail as the result of an incident involving two minors which occurred Friday night. Charges are pending on the juveniles, both of rural Rake, who were released to their parents after officers stopped their car Friday evening. Another man spent time in the Algona jail after he was arrested following an accident near Burt. The man, an encyclopedia salesman working in the Algona area, had been picked up in Holstein on a traffic charge. When he was fined in JP court there, he suddenly jumped up, ran out of the room and left town in his sports car. The same man was involved in the accident near Burt which was investigated by Iowa Highway Patrolman Tom Cogdall. Cogdall ran a check on the serial number on the sports car and was contacted by the Ida Grove sheriff who radioed that a warrant was out for the man's arrest. When Cogdall went to question the salesman at St. Ann hospital, the men and a companion were sitting on the hospital steps drinking beer. The man was then taken to me Algona jail where he was picked up the next morning by the Ida Grove sheriff. instead of five members The Algona Board of Education, acting upon petitions filed with necessary number of signers, is directing the proposition of changing the number of members on the board from five to seven members, elected at large. The proposition will be on the ballot Sept. 11. If the seven-member board should be approved at the election of Sept. 11, the two extra memberships would be filled at the regular school election in Sept., 1968, one for a three-year term, 68-71; and one for a one-year term, 6869. This would keep rotation of memberships such that, after being once reorganized, there would be 2 expirations in September '69, two in '70, 3 in '71; and similarly thereafter. A majority of votes cast is required to pass the measure, voters in the entire district being eligible to vote. The three precincts are: Precinct #3 — in Community Center Building in Riverdale Township, for all voters residing in Riverdale and Sherman Townships. Precinct #2 — in City Hall in town of Whittemore, for all voters residing in Whittemore and Lotts Creek Townships. Precinct #1 — in the high school in Algona for all voters residing in the district who do not live in either Precinct #2 or #3. In short, all voters who do not live in Riverdale, Sherman, Whittemore and Lotts Creek Townships vote in Algona. Polls are open on Monday, Sept. 11 from 12 noon to 7:00 p.m. Official notice of both issues for the school election is published in all local papers: 1 — Calling for election of two members of the present 5- member board; 2—Calling for decision, on proposal to increase membership from 5.to 7 members, effective Sept., 1968. The terms of the present board will not be affected by the outcome of the 7-member proposition since a 7-member board would, if carried, become effective to Sept., 1988,

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