Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on September 21, 1967 · Page 1
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ADVANCE Leaves Greece at 18 ...refums^lqonq Ko^uth County AiuiftiiA j ..;,.-, . f f- -m r ; , , .* - *— ^ : -— -. ' .T -•-• : i- 3 tor first visit 54 years State Historical Society Iowa CUty, Iowa VOL. 67 — NO, 73 — THURSDAY, SEPT, 21, 19*7, ALGONA, IOWA 24 PAOtf IN 3 SECTIONS •UILDINO EtRMITS Charles Redemike, garage; •y Mike Stlllman Alex Dermand, 72, retired Algona restaurant owner, re- .lohn Kohlhaai, lefMe; Charles cetHly returned from a trip Schaeffer, too! shed. WJDDINQ PERMITS Michael P. SchraiHh, Bancroft, Darlene M. Weydert, Algona; Dan McCaffery, Hum* boldt, Phyllis Young, Rock' well City; Darryl E. Jensen, Estherville, Mary, Bormann, LuVerne. NtW COURT CASES B 6t K Lumber Inc. vs. Harry J. and Ann Kupei, account, $764.73; Marain F. Jennings vs. Harold J. Keesee, reciprocal support, $342 a month; .Donald K. Prieskorn vs. Anton Becker, damages, .$783.55. MAYOR'S COURT Phillip Simpson, Algona, careless driving, $16; Larry Teachout, Sexton, stop sign, $5; Leonard E. Tripp, Algona, speeding, $12; Kenneth R. Smith, Emmetsburg, speeding, $9; Donald A. Meyers, Corwith, speeding, $10; Bruce E. Foval, Mallard, speeding, $12.; v. : ; : •:,' ., ALGONA WEATHER Sept. 13 Sept. 14 ' Sept. 15 Sept. 16 .... Sept. 17 Sept. 18 Sept. 19. Sept. 20 '__••• High Low Rain 69 56 .85 1 72 50 .37 75 49 .01 81 51 .06 ,76 61 76 61 76 60 '...— 61 .01 of nearly two months to his native Greece where he visited his birthplace, saw^a number of relatives/and recorded many impressions of today's Greece. Mr. Dermand left his native Greece when a youth of 18 and this was his first visit back there in the past 54 years. With another , retired restaurant owner, William Chris- cos from Rockwell City, Alex sailed to Greece on the Queen Anna Maria. In Athens he stayed in .what he described as a "very clean air-conditioned hotel" where he met many visiting Americans and American-Greeks. He noted that Athens was one of the busiest cities he had ever seen. Seeing the mass of buses and taxis he remarked, "It was just like State and Madison in Chicago." During his four weeks in Athens, his telephone was ringing constantly, with cousins calling to talk with him. He said he spoke to cousins he didn't even know he had! He also visited a brother and a sister who lived in the Grecian capitol. AT THE HOTEL, the beds Algona Band Festival dated for Oct. 7 here Twenty bands to be here; also Kilties ,\v ,' Final preparations are underway for the 19th annual Kossuth County Band Festival id be held in Algona Saturday, Oct. 7. I; A total of 20 bands have /already indicated they will •appear end three others .contacted by Algona Chamber secretary Bill Steele. have indicated they might 'come. Fine! decision on ..these bands will be made ,_ .shortly. 4? The parade will begin at were made twice a day—once one soft, Nidas, who lives at Toy Co. Daughter Kathy is 10:30 a.m. this year instead in the morning and once a- Palos Verdes, Calif, where he employed in Chicago with the .of 10 a.m. last year. There is associated with the Mattel Lyons-Carahoh Publ. Co. ALEX DERMAND RETURNS FROM TWO-MONTH JOURNEY ST. ANN BIRTHS and Mrs. Sept. 14 — Mr. Kenneth Studer, Titonka, girl, 8 Ib. 2Ms oz.; Mr. and Mrs. Melvin VonBank, Whittemore, girl, 8 Ib. 15 oz. Sept. 16 — Mr. and Mrs. Gary Sapoff, Algona, girl, 7 Ib. 3'& oz. Seat ; 19 — Mr. and Mrs. Al- fred^Belrte, Irvington, boy, 8 pz. Ib. NEW VEHICLES Truck Line, Ban. Trac.; Wayne la, Winnebago; 'mpen, Buffalo Cen- gona Grain & Fe¥d 1 Ca, Alg6- na, CMC p/u; John Theodore Rike, Titonka, Chev. p u; Donald Wm. Tapper, Buffalo Center, Chev. p/u; Arthur Florian Hellman, Bancroft, Chev. p u; Algona Impl. Co., Algona, Int'l Tr.; l Airiy Bernie Cherland, Lone Rock, Ford p u; John Wm. Helmets, Algona, Chev. p/u; Louis Laver ne or Shirley Ann Snyder, Algona, Chev.; Vanda Caecilia Pfeffer, Wesley, Ford; Joseph John or Leona Emma Sinnwell, Bode, Chev. ST. ANN HOSPITAL Sept. 12 — Nettie Fisher, Burt, medical. Sept. 13 — Baby Carol Ann Mertz, Ottosen, boarder; Clarence Priebe, Algona, medical. Sept. 14 — Wilhelmena Medin. Algona, medical; John Zeller, Algona, medical. Sept. 16 .— Steve Erpelding, Algona, accident. Sept. 18 — Vera Gotten, Lone Rock, surgery; Willie Ricklefs, Titonka, medical; Emma Leisner, Algona, medical; Patricia Parsons, Algona, T& A. Sept. 19 — Charles Steil, Algona, medical; Ida Behnke, Rosemead, Calif., medical, expired. ASC convention dated Sept. 23 The County convention, where farmer-chosen delegates will elect farmers to fill vacancies on the Kossuth Co. ASC Committee, will be held Saturday, Sept. 23, at 10:00 a.m., in the meeting room of the USDA Building in Algona, according to Richard I. Anderson, Chairman, ASC County Committee. The convention will be open to the public, and any person interested in observing the voting procedure may attend. However, only farmer delegates to the convention may participate in the election process. Qeli 10 yean (or burglary Lawrence H. Hickey pleaded guilty in district court Tuesday to breaking and entering the elevator at Irvington. Judge Murray S. Underwood, sentenced hjm to ten years at the penitentiary at A^amosa, and he was taken there Tuesday? gain after the afternoon siesta which begins at 1:30 and lasts for three hours in the summer. The stores .closed for the siesta, and lunch was served at 1:30. The main meal of the day was the served between 9:30 and 10 p.m. From Athens, Alex went by train to visit the small village where he was born in southwestern Greece. There, he saw a brother and old friends whom he had known before he left ' Greece at the age of It. He ; recalled several boyhood companions walking up to him 1 and saying, "Alex, do you know me?" He said he could still recognize a few of them. <; _ Besides visiting relatives and friends'and touring'the countryside for three weeks, Alex found time to enjoy several of the Greek national museums. He was surprised to see a -covered wagon which had been used in early Greece. In the Acropolis museum photographs of many statues were not allowed. DURING his stay in Greece, Alex learned much about the new dictatorship in Greece and why the old government had been overthrown. According to Mr. Dermand and the people he spoke to, the dictatorship was a "Godsend for the Greek and the American peoples." They told him that the former politicians as well as the police were becoming so corrupt that something had to be done. The laws were not being enforced, and the crime rate was spiraling upward, and com IMMIHMIMNMIIMIIMMIIIIIMIIMIIIIMIIIMIIIIMMIMMIIMIIIIIIMMMIIMItMIMIIIIMIMM Admit 4 osteopaths to St. Ann hospital The medical staff of St. Ann hospital voted unanimously to approve the applications of four area osteopathic physicians to admit and treat patients in the hospital, at a meeting held Monday night, Sept. 18. Sister Delores, administrator of the hospital, notified the four applicants of the favorable vote the following -mortimfc^he.psteo^s»tWC;phy- Richardson, Algona; Dr. W. M. Morrison, West Bend; Dr. R. D. Brainerd, LuVerne; and Dr. R. F. Snyder, Swea City. Their admission was effective as of their notification Tuesday morning. The hospital campaign fund reached the $110,000 mark at the first report meeting held Monday evening for workers in the General Prospects Organization. The first report meetings for the South County Organization and the Whittemore organization were not scheduled until Tuesday and Wednesday nights respectively. Results of the combined efforts of all soliciting organizations will be carried in the next issue of the Advance. Campaign leaders have voiced their pleasure with the results to date. They pointed out that a large number of the Major Gift cards are still IIMMMMIIIMMIIIMIIIIHMMMIIMUIIIIHHIIIIIIHHIMIMMI • ' '.' ' f . Two councilmen resign; Nash new member The Algona city council met in special session at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday to coh§ider5the| of Jwp,$|y count are also some other time changes and the complete fichedule can be found at the end of this article. ~ BANDS indicating they will parade are.Algona, Garrigan. Algona Jr. High, Burt, St. John's of Bancroft, Boone Valley, Corwith-Wesley, Lakota, Ledyard, Britt, LuVerne, Twin Rivers, Goldfield, West Send, Ringsted, Woden-Crystal Lake, Titonka, Swea City, Sentral of Fenton and Kanawha. A number of schools have selected their band queens and at least a partial list will appear in the Advance next ''• week. Committee in charge of the event this year is Earl Lierley, "Bud" Anderson, Russ Norbert Rezac and appointed to fill the vacancy, v ' Dave Reab munism was spreading rapid- outstanding pending board ac- ly. ' tions by various It was at this time that the present group of military men made their bid for power. In three to four hours they seiied control in every part ef Greece without killing • single person. Their new slogan was "First Be A Greek." The Greek people, of course, did not favor having any dictator in power, but they realized that there was no other way. Things had been getting out of hand. There were strikes and brawls in the streets almost daily. Most Greeks felt that it all would not have happened had the politicians been honest. SO NOW THE Greek people are without a vote, but they are thankful that the new military dictatorship keeps law and order in the country without taking advantage of the people. Most of the Greeks Alex spoke to felt that the dictatorship had saved Greece from chaos and Communism. Although the country had had democracy before the takeover, Alex noted, "Democracy is not just a vote; it is glso justice and order in a country." So, after a month in Athens and three weeks in the countryside, Alex Permand flew home to Algona Hast week with a new image of the Greece which he had left behind M many years before. Mr. and Mrs. Permand have been Algona residents for many years. They nave companies, and more than 50% of the General Prospects cards are still to be reported. Ted Chrischilles and Paul Seeley, co-chairmen of the Algona General Prospects Organization; Clarence K. Bormann and Frank Reding, cochairmen of the South County Organization; and Joseph H. Besch, chairman of the Whittemore organization, have joined in an appeal to all volunteer workers to complete their calls and report them to their chairmen as soon as possible. It is hoped that all calls will be completed by Friday, Sept, 22. Juveniles admit LnVerne theft Sheriff Ralph Lindherst reported Wednesday morning that the break-in and theft of beer, cirtgettes, liquor end $50 in cash at Lu- Verne recently has apparently been cleared up with the admission ef the burglary by four juveniles to Humboldt County Sheriff Marvin Andersen. The juveniles implicated • 19-year old also but he apparently had not admitted guilt as yet. All five §re from the Humboldt are* and Lindherst said feme bftr and cigarettes hid been found by the sheriff's office. The theft occurred early the morning of Sept. 9 it the Bamboo Lounge it Lu- Verne. The firm is owned by Willy ftuger. of the other. Sheridan Cook and Howard Miller resigned from the council. Cook has been the 4th Ward representative but has recently moved to the 2nd Ward. He was named to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Howard Miller, councilman-at-large. Miller announced his resignation because of the press of business caused by opening a Lindsay office at Britt. The council appointed Dr. Kevin Nash to fill out the term' of Cook in the fourth Ward. Ex-Kossuth lady dies while visiting here A former Kossuth county woman, Ida E. Behnke, 80 of Rosemead, Calif., died early Monday morning while visiting at the Walter Bleich farm home north of Algona. She Last year's band queen, Charlotte Lappe of Burt, is expected to be here to crown this year's queen. ONE OF THE highlights of became ill and was taken to the festival this year will be St. Ann hospital where she the appearance of the Deco- died shortly after being admit- rah Kilties. This group is a ted. junior drum and bugle corps Her body was taken to Des made up of boys ages 7 thru Moines Wednesday morning 14 from Decorah, Iowa, by the McCullough funeral home where it was flown back They have appeared at two presidential inaugurations, to California for services. A the Chicago Musicland Festi- son and a daughter live in val and a Rose Bowl parade California. plus many other appearances. Mrs. Behnke was born in Guest twirler this year will Union township Feb. 9, 1887 be Renee Stuedemann of Clin- but had lived in California for ton, Iowa. She is a freshman many years. Her husband, at Iowa State University and Fred Behnke, died in 1962. - !li $1300 damage in Algena crash Extensive damage was sustained by two Algona cars in a two-car crash just east of Algona on highway 18 Tuesday evening about 7:50 p.m. Driver of one of the cars, Robert McCullough, Algona, sus RENEE STUEDEMANN, Clinton, will be the featured majorette at the Algona band festival here October 7. She is the national junior-senior twirling champion, and at present is a freshman a"t'Ames. „„» i tin iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiim HIIIUIIIIIIIIIIII Miniiiinlininiiiii HUM illinium IIHIIIHIIIIIIMIMIIIMIIII new High School Football Bowl. Master of Ceremonies, Earl Lierley, President Algona Chamber of Commerce. Entry of Bands (across football field east to west). Introduction of Band Queens. Star Spangled Banner by Garrigan High School Band. Special Feature Twirling by Renee Stuedemann of Clinton. Decorah Kilties Junior Drum and Bugle Corps. To modernize post office at Lone Rock Modernization of the post office at Lone Rock was further advanced today with the announcement by Postmaster General Lawrence F. O'Brien that a contract has been awarded to Mr. and Mrs. Willard Thompson, Lone Rock, to remodel and lease the building to the Post Office Department. "This project is in accordance with our policy of building new post offices 'only where they are - urgently needed," Mr. O'Brien said. "We are constantly re-assessing our construction program to determine whether present buildings can be altered or remodeled to take care of our expanding mail volume. The successful bidder will remodel the building on the west side of Main street between Front street and Reba street and lease it to the department for five years, with renewal options running up to six years. The building will consist of 1,083 square feet of interior space. Mr. O'Brien explained that the department's capital investment is limited substantially to postal equipment. The building will remain under private ownership, with the owner paying local real estate taxes. St. Joe boy, 4 1 /2, dies Tuesday Randy Kohlhaas, 4'/a-year- old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Kohlhaas, who farm near St. Joe, died at Mercy hospital in Fort Dodge Tuesday night. The youngster had a heart defect since birth. Funeral services for him are tentatively set for 9 a.m. Massed Band Numbers con- Thursday at St. Joseph's Ca ducted by visiting bandmasters (to be Announced). "Iowa Band Law" "Moon River" "Military Escort" Crowning of 1968 Algona Band Festival Queen by Miss tholic church with Father Leo Schumacher officiating. Burial will be in the St. Joe cenie- tory with the Hamilton funeral home in charge of arrangements. The youngster had entered Charlotte Lappe, 1967 Queen, the hospital Monday for a Massed Band Number, "Let tonsilectomy. Me Call You Sweetheart" Free shows for the band members at the Algona Theatre by the Algona Chamber of Commerce at 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. as arranged. SENIOR AT NEBRASKA Mike Schmidt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Schmidt, Algona, has returned to the University of Nebraska, DAMAGE CASE FILED Donald K. Prieskorn has filed suit in district court for $783.55 as the result of a car accident at the corner of McGregor and Phillips streets. The Prieskorn car was driven by his son when the cars crushed March 2(i. Anton Becker is defendant. annual meeting held Sept. 19 The Kossuth County Farm Bureau's annual meeting was held at Burt Tuesday evening. This was the 50th anniversary of Farm Bureau. A barbecue was enjoyed by over 450 members and guests. Featured speaker was J. Merrill Anderson, DCS Moines, Iowa Farm Bureau president. Officers re-elected were: William Tokheim, Swea City, pres,; Harold Bjustrom, sec.; and Mike Frohling, Ottosen, treasurer. New vice-president is Marvin Lee, Algona. LETTERS WE LIKE TO GET Dear Sir. Would you please discontinue the ad for the 1967 Chevie. It was sold thru the ad. Thank you kindly. R. J. Wegener, Whittemore, la. (The advertisement had been scheduled twice but the car sold on the first ad.) WON'T YOU LET THE "PEACH" HELP YOU SELL NEXT TIME? HHmHHIIHIHHUHMIIIMMIIHIIHIMmiMMHHMItlimMllllimHIIIMMMMIHIIHIHIUIIMHIIHHimMIUHIIIHimilM 400 at museum dedication mended. Tentative Program (All Activities Free to Public) MORNING 10:30 a.m. — Parade. Formation starting at old athletic field. 11:00 a.m. — Luncheon starts for all bands at High School Annex. _ . „ 12:00 a.m. — Luncheon for tained a bruise on the right Bandmasters (and wives) and side of the head. Band Queens at the Algona The crash occurred as Me- Hotel. Cullough and Edwin Hibbs, AFTERNOON also of Algona and driving an 2:15 p.m. — Marching band Iowa Beef Packers car, were demonstration on State Street, going east and Hibbs was 2-4 p.m. — Sock Hop at making a left turn into the High School Gym. driveway where he lives. 2:30 p.m. — Concert at Kos- He told deputy sheriff Don suth Courthouse. Wood he signaled for the 2:45 p.m. — Introduction of turn. McCullough was passing Band Queens at the Court at the time and the machines House. Master of Ceremonies, sideswiped. The McCullough Mayor William J. Finn, station wagon, which had $650 3:05 p.m. -r- Marching band estimated damages, stopped demonstration on State Street, on the highway while the EVENING THC KOSSUTH HISTORICAL Society climaxed months of work in getting its new quarters in the former Legion Hall building 4n shape by staging an open house Sunday afternoon. A large number of persons attended the event and a part Pf the crowd at the dedication ceremonies is shown above. At left is Call Dickinson, featured speaker. Exclusive Advance Photo by Pill Pray. Call Dickinson, Des Moines, grandson of Ambrose A. Call, one of the founders of Algona and Kossuth county, said despite a noteable history the people of this area, as well as of the country as a whole, have problems of unparalleled importance. He listed lack of emphasis on moral values, a need for H ^ return to law and order, a need for a solution to thp racial problem. 'and a nood to ._ .. . • ' ( c ° n Unued on Page 5)

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