Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on September 11, 1967 · Page 1
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 1

Algona, Iowa
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Monday, September 11, 1967
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ftj/ * -'i' State Historical Society x Want to reach 27,000 homes in Northern Iowa? Use thZ'Mawnce "PEACH" ~y ( . . . Karl Baessler, Livermore, gets Legion life membership plaque • •- • • u.i..jSi' . *' ' ; ,•••-. '-.'' C *" "•"'• *«.t,»o«,* «fcl* M Hill MMM iM* M rf On*. MM, t, 1m YOl. W _ NO. 70 - MONDAY, SEPT. )1, IW.Al.OON*, IOWA _ 10 fAO» IN I SICTION Break-ins at LuVerne, Livermore ,< if Ltornwr* — Karl Baessler, Livermore (center), is rhown accepting a Life Membership Pin and Plaque of the American Legion from Ray Wolfe of Rolfe (left), district Vice commander of the 8th district. Mr. Baessler's son, Keith of Renwick, is also a past member of the Livermore post and'is shown at right. Mr, Baessler was honored by the Livermore American Legion for his many years service. He is one of the charter members and was one of the instigators in having the Legion hall built. He donated the lot to the Legion. Mr. Baessler is a veteran of World War 1, serving in the 'Navy, and has served as chaplain in the post for many years, as well as holding many offices. '40,000 is pledged in hospital drive More than 200 volunteer workers in the St. Ann Hospital Fund Campaign will attend a kick-off dinner which will mark the official beginning of the solicitations for subscriptions to the hospital improvement fund. The workers representing various communities and areas served by St. Ann will gather at 7 p.m., in the Garrigan high school gym for the dinner meeting. General Campaign Chairman, Harry L. Greenberg, announced last Friday that more than $40,000 had been received in the initial report of advance gifts. The second report meeting of the advance gifts is scheduled for Tuesday. Sept. 12. The workers at the kick-off -meeting 1 will- •receive-iiiial 'instructions for making their appeal for subscriptions to the $200,000 hospital improvement fund. The following morning they will begin their calls. Campaign leaders have pointed out that the Card of Intention each person will be asked to fill out is not a promissory note or a legal pledge. They have emphasized, however, that the .amounts indicated on the cards will allow the hospital authorities and the lay advisory committee members to properly plan the improvement and modernization program. All subscriptions and monies received are audited by Mr. Chester R. Scihoby and turned over to the campaign treasurer, Mr, John D. Cash The funds are being kept in • separate bank account and •re to be used exclusively for hospital improvement. Assisting the hospital authorities in the implementation of the improvement program, will be members of the medical staff and a 12 or 15 man advisory, board who will represent all areas, professions and faiths of the people served by St. Ann. The advis- cry board will counselwith hospital authorities regularly and will receive regular monthly financial statements on the hospital operation. The applications of four osteopathic physicians to admit and treat patients in St. Ann hospital will be submit ted to the medical staff at the J« gu !£ s teff meeting Sept, 19. The medical staff credentials committee voted to recommend that the staff approve the applications following a meeting August 22 but the by-Jaws of the hospital require that final approval be made at the regular monthly meeting of the medical staff. Three new ears this Thursday The first two of six new car showings in Algona will be hold Thursday of this week. Ken Wehrspan of Ken's Auto Service will stage a Grand Opening of his recently constructed building in conjunction with the showing of his 1968 Plymouths Thursday from 9 until 9. And at the P.relval Motor Co., the 1968 Chryslers and Dodges will go on display for the first time Thursday with an all-day showing, according) to Jim Schenck. Full details on the • «ar ihewirigr c*n be found in the Advance today and Thursday. ;'.:•;,, /.,,-;"' • •};'•'J1;-. Takes position at Minnesota hospital Wesley — Nadine C. Engen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul G. Engen, Wesley, hae accepted the position of staff radiologic technologist at the Methodist hospital in St. Louis Park, Minn., and is living in Hopkins. Both cities are Twin Cities suburbs. Miss Engen graduated from Corwith-Wesley Community school in 1965 and Mercy Hospital School of Radiologic Technology in Cedar Rapids in June of this year. August Studer, Wesley farmer, dies Sept. 7th Wesley — A. F. Studer, 67, Wesley, died Thursday Sept. 7, at Hancock Memorial hospital, Britt. He had been in ill health for some time. Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 9 at St. Joseph's Catholic church, Wesley. Rev. R. W. Phillips, Rev. Nicolas Ruba and Father 'Gerald Zeihan officiated, at the solemn mass. Burial was in St. Joseph's cemetery. The Blake funeral home was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Donovan Studer, Rollin Studer, Merlin Studer, Leonard Studer, Myron Cram and Cecil Glawe. Mr. Studer was born Dec. 6, 1899, at St. Benedict, the son of John M. and Mary Schneider Studer. He .married Hazel Glawe on June 9, 1926 at St. Benedict. , He farmed most of his life and retired in 1985. Survivors include his wife and two children, Duane J. Studer, Long Beach, Calif., and Mrs. Dale (Rosemary) Dornbier and 18 grandchildren. Three borthers also survive, Herman J. Studer, Wesley; Joseph M. Studer, Algona; and Leo G. Studer, Winner, South Dakota. Mr. Studer was a member of the Holy Name Society of St. Joseph's and the Knights ,of Columbus, Algona. He "was preceded 'in death ,-by his parents, one brother, one sister, a daughter and an infant son. Whealor Joint appliance firm Dick Wheeler of Ankeny, Iowa, has joined the North Iowa Appliance firm here as serviceman, it was announced this week by owner John Le- ,-vy. Mr. Wheeler, 53, has had over 30 years experience in appliance service work. He and his wife, Edith, have nine children, six of whom are living at home. They moved to Algona two weeks ago and are living at 408 Diagonal St. Bears sef /or Friday opener THE GARRIGAN high school football team poses before its opener Friday night at Estherville. Front row, left to right, Mike Elbert, BUI Richter, Larry Hilbert, Jerry Plathe, John Mertz, John Winkel, Tom Black, Tom Froehlich, Phil' Richter, Mike Schultz. Second row, left to right, Joe Detrich, Dave McCar- thy, Steve Reding, Jim Lallier, Mike Hansen, Steve Youngwirth, Dave Zeimet, Jim Boudewyns, Steve Erpelding Back row, left to right, Luke Kollasch, Kevin O'Brien, Marvin Kohlhaas, Steve Mergen, Mike Welp, Jack Muller. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. MtUIHIIMMIHINItMMM MIMHIMMIIWM t Mill HM*NMIHHMtM*H HIMIKtMHHMIMIMMIIIimilMIHHMWIIWHIIHIIHH FootbaU ^ Contest The 20th annual Advance Football Guessing Contest begins in today's paper and will continue for 11 weeks during the fall months. Twenty-two game* will be found on today's page and cash prizes of .$15 will be offered to the three persons guessing the most games correctly. Rules are the same as in previous years — so start the fun and enter the contest this week. Deadline for entries is Saturday noon. Winners will be announced in Thursday's paper each week. ? Land gift to county Retantt fit* Corps TITONKA - John Cord*., ,jn of Mr, end Mr«. John 0. Cord**, formerly of Titonk*, rtturned to the United St.te* left month ffttr two y*»rf with the Peace Corp* in in, tfit. He began hi» work there in June, 19*5, «nd returned Avf. .1|. While there, he t«v|ht etfffttmtei and phyii- ftl edition. After hit two yftri in indit, he spent three MUthf ttDfinf the Middle Ifrt fiMj Europe Mere re- turiUitf ft the fttttfe, I ft * •«. v W fJ £* *i wr * Wtiiniiig • bayou and bordering on the river has been given to the Kossuth QoUnty Conservation Board by Alice Carel and Lyle Steele. The land lies between the river and highway 169 just south of the blacktop road going to West Bend. ine old Jiggs gas station is at the northeast corner across the highway. There is a river Qara on tfte southwest corner. It will be developed into a fishing area eventually. The payous, spring and fall, have been refuge for some migrating waterfowl. The map was prepared by County Engineer Smith of the conservation boa?d. The area will be known as we garnet! Pevtae Public Fishing Ground in memory of the lite "Barney" Devine. ex-Kossuth, dies Aug. 29 Funeral services for Raymond F. Miller, 78, of Buffalo Center were held August 29, at 1:30 p.m. at the Congregational Church in Buffalo Center. Burial was in Olena Mound Cemetery. Raymond Foster Miller was born to William Miller and Emma Frasier Miller, January 20, 1889 at Firth, Neb. He died at the Buffalo Center hospital August 26. He was married to Vera Pefferman April 14, 1914. Six children were born. Wayne, Versailles, Mo.; Merle, Des MoineS; Lloyd, Garner; Ota May. DeZeeuw, Evansville, Wis.; and Harold who died July 6, 1962. He managed an elevator at Ellis, Neb., for one year and farmed at Ellis, for three years. 'He moved to Lone Rock In 1919, farmed there three years and then moved to Bancroft, where he farmed for 14 years. In 1936 they moved to Titonka, where he farmed Until he purchased the Chicago Stock Farm of Buffalo Center in 1942. He retired from farming in 1950, moving to the present home in Buffalo Center. At Bancroft, Ray was one of the charter members of the Farm Bureau in Kossuth. At Titonka he was instrumental in organizing the Farmers Coop Oil Company and served on the board for several years. Ntw hour* it Algona library; also tlory hour Story hour at the Algona Public Library will begin on Wednesday, Sept. 13., 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Children must be 4 years old by Sept. 13 to participate. Mrs. Orville Duncan is in charge. Winter hours for the library, now in effect, are: Monday to Friday, 1:30-6 p.m.; 7 - 9 p.m. Saturday 9 • 11:30 a.m.; 1:30 - 6:00 p.m. Wednesday morning 9-11:30 a.m. REACH 27,800 HOMES BY APVERTISINQ IN THE "PEACH" To build new bank building; Whittemore The directors of the Farmers State Bank met Wednesday of last week to hold a contract letting for construction of a new bank building in Whittemore. They opened bids Saturday afternoon. The new building will measure 44 by 52 feet, with a half basement. This is over twice as large as the old building which measures 20 by 44 feet. The site of the new building will be on the vacant lots on the north side of Main street which the bank purchased several years ago. ' Work will begin five days after the awarding of the contract and may be completed by late Spring. TAKES MEDIC COURSE William G. Bartlett, son of the Wes H. Bartlette, Algona, enrolled for the first year of study at the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, Des Moines, Sept. 5. The College is one of five osteopathic medical schools in the United States offering a four-year course leading to the doctor of osteopathy degree. He completed his pre-professional training at Morningside college in Sioux City, where he received a bachelor of science degree. Shareholder meetings for new golf club Whittemore — A shareholders meeting for the 200 members of the new Whittemore Golf Club has been scheduled for tomorrow night (Tuesday) at the St. Michael's school here to authorize picking up the option on the land for the new club. The board of directors for the new organization met recently to review developments at the club and hired Richard Pugh of Williamsburg as a consulting engineer for the project. The option for the land between Algona and Whittemore was exercised with expiration date on the option Oct. 2. HARVEST SUPPER The Titonka' Methodist church will hold its annual Harvest Supper on Wednesday, Sept. 20. Serving begins at 5 p.m. Price is adults $1.50, children 75c. MMMIIIMMMINIIUMMIHUIINHMIMIIMIIMMIIMMMIMMIIIMIMIIIHIIIMMIHWMIIIMMMIIHMIIMIIIMMIMHIMIMIMIMMIIIMMMIMimiHIHmi Honor Earl Berg V. f. W. IOWA MfAtTMINTAt Commonder, f qr | Berg, left, of Sweo City wgs pqid tributes by local officers, Mrs. Elsie Kvamsdale of Swea City, 10th district auxiliary President and George Elliott, Swea City Post President, qt the recpgnitipn banquet qt Sweq City Saturday night- Whiskey, beer and cigarettes are stolen A large amount of whiskey, beer, cigarettes and some cash was taken from the Bamboo Lounge in a burglary some time Friday night, it was reported by Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst. The break-in was the ••cond at LuVerne in the past 10 days and the fourth in that area in the: tame length of time. The liquor store at Livermore was broken into Thursday night and a safe was opened at the Coca Cola plant Friday night also. Wally Ruger, owner of the Bamboo Lounge at LuVerne, Called Lindhorst agout 7J:30 a.m. Saturday to report the break-in. Deputy Eppo Buiten investigated and said about $50 in cash was taken from the firm as well as eight one-half gallons of assorted whiskey, 20 cartons of cigarettes, five cases of bottled beer and six cases of canned, beer. The burglars entered the firm by breaking a window in the back and then carried out their loot through the back door. Mr. Ruger said he closed the place about 1 a.m. Friday. THE SHERIFF'S office at Humboldt reported break-ins at Livermore and Humboldt. Burglars knocked out a front window in the .liquor,., store at Livermore' some time Thuh* ' day night. They tried to pry open a front window but were unsuccessful. However, Sheriff Marvin Andersen of Humboldt said the thieves took only four bottles of booze from the plentiful stock of the store. "All that was missing was two half gallons of Calvert and Seagram whiskey and two pints of 100 proof Smirnoff Vodka/' he reported to the Advance. "The burglars tried to op. en the back door but it is a heavy door and they were unsuccessful." Andersen indicated that he thought the burglars took only a few bottles when they were not able to get out the back way and thus had to carry their loot out the front door. THE NIELSEN'S DX service station at LuVerne, which is located just across the county line in Humboldt county, was broken into the week before last but only $7 in cash and some wrenches was reported missing. Sheriff Andersen said the thieves did not touch the pop or cigarette machines. They broke out a back window to gain entrance. About $50 in cash was taken from the safe at the Coca Cola plant at Humboldt Friday night, the same night as the LuVerne burglary at the Bamboo Lounge. A clock was shorted out at 2:52 a.m Andersen said, indicating the burglars were in the plant at the time. MEETING PATE CHANGED Four Corner Mother and Daughter club has been changed and will meet Sept. 21 with Ruth Arend. Program by.Bernice Shaw and Irene Bjustrom. Roll call will be Autumn Beauty Spot. Secret Sifter will be revealed and Marguerite Kollasch will give club cheer. COOKS TO MEET A conference for school lunch cooks and administrators of Kossuth, Winnebago, Hancock, Humboldt, and Wright counties will be held on Sept. 28 at Algona according to E £ Cowan, Chief of Ipwa's School Lunch and Breakfast Programs. Tfce <*». ference will begin at 3:30 p.m, and close at 5:30. r

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