Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on October 5, 1967 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 5, 1967
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Algona seniors get engineering awards TOM JONES RANDY RIEblNGER Two Algona high school seniors, Tom Jones and Randy Kiedingei't are among only three Iowa high school seniors who have been awarded Engineer's Week Scholarships at Iowa State University, it was announced this week. The event is planned and presented by the students of the College of Engineering and is being held this week. Jones is the son of Mr. and Mr§. Donald Jones of Algona and he received a $150 scholarship. Randy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Riedinger. received a $125 scholarship. The other winner is from Bloomfield. The awards were made on the basis of high scholarship, leadership, .activities and promise of successful professional future. IMMMIHIWHIIIIIIIHIHIIIIIMIIIIIMMIMIIIMItMIIMMIMMMIIMMMItHIIMIHHftlllllMIIMIIIMIIItMMIIMIIItllltMMHMIi ADVANCE Hospital fund ALMANAC r.,che* $182.461 «t Week* NMW ST. ANN BIRTHS Oct. 1 — Mr. and Mrs. John Forbes, Algona, boy, 6 Ib. oz. NEW COURT CASES Pearl Smith vs. Conley Blome, damages, $350; Kay Ruby vs. Copley Blome. damages, $5,000; Alan Loth vs. .Bahne K. Bahnson, account,. $1,591.30. ALGONA WEATHER High Low Rain Sept. 27 52 35 ""' Sept. 28 _ 54 29 Sept. 29 _ 65 30 Sept. 30 _ ._ 80 N 37 ;.Oct. 1 ._ 82 49. , Oct. 2 82 52 Oct. 3 83 47 Oct. 4 __ —. 57 ^•WFPD1N(3--PERM1TS * ^ -' Roger D. Thompson, Lako- 'ta, Linda L. Egesdal, Ledyard; Leverette E. Bivans, Hazel Ross, both Minneapolis; Max Dahlhauser, West Bend, Marjorie Haupert, Burt; Floyd Lavrenz, Sharon Nelson, both Algona; Lowell L. Jensen, Kathleen Roberts, both Swea City. ST. ANN HOSPITAL Sept. 30 — Patrick Berte, Livermore, medical; Mrs. Pauline McGuire, Algona, medical. Oct. 1 — Mrs. Elizabeth Mertz, West Bend, medical: Mrs. Mildred Black, Algona, medical; Nicholas Nemmers, Bancroft, medical. Oct. 2 — Casey Loss, Algona, medical. BUILDING PERMITS Jerry Becker, St. Joe, construct dwelling at 1621 E. Nebraska, est. $17,000; Kossuth Mutual Ins. Assoc., construct office, $35,000; Willis Woodwick, garage flo'or, $150; Duane Jensen, replace driveway, $125; Rhoda Bonar, garage addition, $500; Jens .Sorensen, reshingle house, $300; Bowman Builders, garage floor, $225; . Build-A-Rama, house, est. $18,000; • Ferman ,H3inen, reshingle, $155. MAYOR'S COURT Larry Teachout. Sexton, stop sign, $5: Richard A. Elbert, Whittemore, speeding, $15; Susan Rae Dodds, Lone iRock, following too closely. $5; James T. Youngwirth, of Wesley, speeding, $15; Dean Michael Dudd, Rolfe, speeding, $10; Gary Lee Hilbert, of Wesley, no chauffeur license, $10; Einsr Oscar Jensen, Es- thervjlle, speeding, $10; Harold F. Dreyer, Fenton, speeding, $10; Robert Lewis Duncan, Windom, Minn., speeding, $6; Judy Ann Bojlig, Fenton. restricted license, $10; Arlo Edmund Frideres, LuVerne. failure to have control, $10. SALE CALENDAR Oct. 6 — House auction sale of Mary R. Copp Estate, at 619 North Thorington street in Algona. H. W. Miller, Executor. Details of sale in today's Advance. Oct. 7 — Al Scherer public auction, at 410 S. Phillips street in Algona. Sale begins at 1:3.0 p.m. Included are trucks, shop equipment and , miscellaneous. O,uinn $ Leek, (Cojatinued on Page 7) Harry L. Greenberg, General Chairman for the St. Ann .Hospital Campaign Improvement Fund, announced that even though the office for the Fund Headquarters is now closed, the campaign is still very much active. Mr. Greenberg stated, "We now have $182,461 subscribed to the program. A number of pledges have not yet been finalized. The mailings to those who had not been contacted personally, went out Sept. 29. When everyone has had a chance to answer, it is believed that the goal will be reached." Nicholas Altaian dies Monday ••&<;' $;;;.£ 4£rf£SK;££y*' : ,w£;K --^^ at Fort Dodge Nicholas Altman, 80, retired .St. Joe area farmer, died Monday morning at Mercy hospital, Fort Dodge, after a short illness. Services are Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart church, Livermorer with the Reverend Father Gerald Skahill officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph cemetery, St. Joe, with the Hamilton funeral home, Algona, in charge. The Livermore Legion will hold military graveside rites. Nicholas Altman was born January 12, 1887 at White Lake, So. Dak. He was the son of Nicholas and Barbara Erpelding Altman. He came to Iowa in 1893 and farmed in the St. Joe area until six years ago when he retired and moved to Livermore. He was never married. Four sisters and two brothers survive. Elizabeth, Mrs. Herbert Cox, Cedar, Minn., Susie, Mrs. C. K. Kohlhaas, Algona, Mrs. Justine Melavin, Humboldt, Mrs. Mary Baker, Livermore, John, Algona, and Mike, Livermore, Mr. Altman was a veteran of World War 1 and a member of the American Legion. na Ko C tioM ilieWif, CM. f, IWJ, <* AfcMl, toM fc&H fcrtafflw under Act s* €ongf*H Worth I, VOL. A? - NO. ?7 - THURSDAY, OCT. 5, 1M7, AL60NA, IOWA - 2 0 PAGES IN 3 SECTIONS State Historical Sofiiefev ' Iowa Oity, Dance Band Festival parade begins at 10:30 a.m. here Saturday Crash case trial going to jury today Final arguments were being heard in district court ort Wednesday morning on a damage case brought by W. C. Irelan against Robert E.. Ardella M., and Earl Will. The case arose from a crash June 22, 1966. when the Irelan car was hit broadside by the Will truck at the intersection of 169 and 222 south of St. Joe. The highway 222 is from Bode to Livermore. The Defendants in the case have admitted liability and a jury was chosen to determine the amount of damages. Mr. Irelan asks $75,000 plus hospital, car, and other damages for a total of $83,541.28. Mrs. Irelan died as the result of the crash and a settle- ment out of court is reported in a damage case brought as the result of her death. Jurors are Leona Lovstad, Burt; Mary Ann Kriecht, Mary T. Bestenlehner, Harriet Ludwig. and Doloris Hopkins. • Algona; Lillian Votteler, Fenton; Leonard Anderson, Elmore; Dick Gerdis, Titonka; Muriel Boettcher, Lakota; Harold Kettwick, Buffalo Center; Robert Vaske, Bancroft; and Bob Chambers, Corwith. Minerva Montag, West Bend, is alternate juror. Wesley tractor fire is put out I Wesley — The fire department answered a call to the George Goetz farm Friday evening where a tractor being used by Ronnie , Ricke had caused a fire. It was extinguished before the fire truck arrived. Ronnie was taken to a doctor and was given a tetanus shot, v ';- ' inmMHiimHHMMHMHlHMHiminnin IIM mi niiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iHiiiiiiiininn HIM iiHiiiimiiin wnmHiniiin Zender clothing store sold here Monday Sale of the Zender's Clothing Store in Algona to George Keleher of Belmond and Don McAdams of Estherville was announced today by owner Eugene Zender. The new owners took possession Monday and will operate under the name of Keleher-McAdams ,Clotl)ing; -;,;,.. ,,; ;•:_ .....;,__ ', Vr "t]vlr.- Keieher; will actively manage the store and moved his family here while Mr. McAdams, who owns the McAdams Clothing firm at Estherville, will remain at Estherville. Mr. Zender has owned the store since 1958 and it has been in the Zender family since 1'922 when his late father, Frank Zender, formed a partnership with the late Bob Caldwell. Mr. Zender purchased the entire store in 1937. . MR. KELEHER, who is 41 years old, has had 21 years experience in the clothing business. For the past 14 years,'he has been a partner in the Thompson - Keleher store at Belmond. Prior to that, he was in the clothing business at Eagle Grove, his home town. ',,' .: His wife is the former Helen Olson of W,ebi5ter City, and •^th'e couple v have Wo chiia«|/i: Georgia, 18, a senior in high school, and Tim, 9 .years old. The family will move to Algona shortly. Mr. Keleher said that no change in store policy or personnel is planned. The store will be affiliated with the N. W. Buyers and Jobbers Co. a group of 225 independent and home-owned stores who join together to buy merchandise. The store will continue to handle men's and boy's wear as well as shoes. Mr. Zender said his plans for the .future are indefinite at this time. . EUGENE ZENOER (Uft) and GEORGE KELEHER WMMIHHHmiMMIHIIHHHMHMIMHHMHmHIMHIIMMIIIIMmimiinifHHHmiHMIHmUIHMHMiniMMIH Lions to sell candy Tuesday £c4ives or the Afeotta IIV w*rj**»•»*«*. v '\ ^ *• ^O ^g«jk UK At /imple a/ /\* JE»' SERVICE i«' AREA • . SERVICE i^t BLIND SERVICE U> COMMUNI MGONA LIONS PARTY THiii MfMJliRS of the Algona Lions Club pose in front of the new Lions float in an effort to publicize sale of Lions Candy next Tuesday night. Members of the club will solicit door-to-dopr selling bags of candy (160 pieces in each bag) for $1.00 All proceeds are used, to underwrite the annual Kid's Halloween Party here. At left are Bill Studer and Tpni Jiich, co^hairmen of the Candy Sale and at right is Jim Kolp, chairman of the Float Project. Vow 11 see the float in the annual Band Festival parade Saturday. Exclusive Advance Photo. Nineteen bands here for bi band event CHARMING "Miss Iowa of 1968," Jea nne Formanek of Belle Plaine, Iowa will be one of the featured guests at the 19th annual Kossuth Band Festival in Algona Saturday She entered competition representing Newton where she teaches. >Jeanne is 5'6" tall 120 Ibs., blue-eyed, blond hair and teaches English, Speech and Drama in junior high school She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Formanek Jr. of Belle Plaine. Jeanne's talent in the Miss America pageant this year was a portrayal of Alice in Wonderland and it won her a place among the top ten finalists. IHIIIII ' IM «t«"*«tll»iHMMIIMIMIWIMMIIIMIIMIIMIMIIIIIIMtM»IIIIIMIMMMMIim LuVerne fo lose doctor Dr. Robert D. Brainerd, who has had medical offices in LuVerne since Dec. 19, 1961, will leave LuVerne Wednesday, Oct. 11, preparatory to entering active service in the Army, he announced today. He and his wife, Constance, will leave next Wednesday for Fort Sam Houston where he expects to be inducted into the Army Medical Corps. . Dr. Brainerd expects to take physical examinations beginning Oct. 16. His wife will remain there until it has been determined he has been inducted and will then return to LuVerne. The family expects to remain at LuVerne indefinitely. An office girl will keep his Clinic office open at LuVerne for the time being. Dr. Brainerd, who is an osteopathic physician and surgeon, is one of four doctors in an eight- county area who have been recalled to the Army. He served during the Korean War in 1952 but had been on inactive duty since that time. Dr. Brainerd resigned from the LuVerne school board this week. He has rented the Clinic building for the past' six years. The Brainerds have four children. Car crashes west of Algona An Algonan, Earl filler, escaped without injury when his car went off the road and struck a pole 2 J /2 miles south of Algona about 3:30 a.m. Saturday, filler reported the crash to the sheriff's office and said his right rear tire blew out and he lost control. The car went into the ditch and struck the pole. The 1964 Chevrolet had extensive damage. GASHED BY SAW Kenneth Roney received a deep gash on his left thigh last Thursday morning when an electric saw he was using slipped. Seven stitches were required to close the wound. Services for Mrs. W. Mayer held Wednesday Funeral services for Mrs. William Mayer, 68, of rural Algona. were held at St. Benedict Catholic church Wednesday at 10 a.m. with Father Nicholas Ruba officiating. Burial was in St. Benedict cemetery, the Hamilton funeral home, Algona, in charge. Pallbearers were Phil Arndorfer, Nick Arndorfer, Magnus Rahm, Julius Seller, Richard Ferstl and Clarence Arn dorfer. Esther T. Wolf was born on August 3, 1899 at Mt. Palatine, 111., daughter of Frank and Barbara Lorenz Wolf. She came to the Wesley area with her parents at the age of six months. She was married to William Mayer Oct 24, 1922 at Wesley. She died Monday at her farm home. Surviving besides her husband are three daughters an^ a son: Stella Mae, Mrs. Robert Eischen, Algona; Jane, Mrs. Robert Cooper, Van Nuys, Calif.; Ramona Mayer, Columbus, Ohio; and Robert, Algona. There are 13 grandchildren. Sisters and brothers surviving are Julius Wolf, Mahnomen, Minn.; Laura, Mrs. urban Hommerding, Clarissa, Minn.; Leander, Waterloo; Hertula, Mrs. Clare Wingert, Wesley; and Harold, of Eagle Bend, Minn. LEAVES FOR BELGIUM Mr. and Mrs. Art Leek and Luana, Mrs. Darwin Leek and Lucinda Bierstedt drove to Minneapolis last Friday where they visited with the Louis Frasers, former Algonans. Mrs. Darwin Leek flew from Minneapolis to New York and on to Brussels, Belgium to live with her husband who is stationed there with the armed forces. Dahlhauser baby riles Tuesday Graveside services were 'held Tuesday afternoon at the Calvary cemetery, Algona, for Joelle Ruth Dahlhauser, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Dahlhauser, Des Moines, who died at birth Monday. Monsignor P. P. Gearen officiated and the Hamilton funeral home was in charge of arrangements. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Dahlhauser and great-grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Bert Muckey and Mrs. Mary Dahlhauser, all of AN gona. Three Algonans lo gel Marian award Three Algona girls, Jolene Lallier, Phyllis Pentecost and Debra Specht will receive the Marian award at Templeton next Sunday. There are 51 Girl Scouts in the Sioux City Diocese who will receive the award. llllmltlMHHMIMIIHIIIIIIMIIMIMIIMlUMIIIIIII Ill IIIMIIIMIIIIIII The 19th annual Kossuti 1 * County Band Festival will b presented Saturday in Algor. and it promises to be one « the finest ever held. Nineteen bands, the current "Miss Iowa," a crack drum and bugle corps plus one of Iowa's top baton twirlers and a host of pretty young queens will be the {Feature attractions. Miss Jeanne Formanek, 23 and "Miss Iowa of 1968," will appear here under the sponsorship of the Algona Jay- Cees. She will ride in the morning parade which begins at 10:30 a.m. The parade will include a number of floats and march* ing units, all 19 bands and the 18 queens. THE NATIONALLY famous Decorah Kilties will also appear here. The group is composed of young Decorah boys who have appeared at two Presidential inaugurals, the Chicago Musicland Festival, Rose Bowl parade and many other national events. After the parade, there will be a luncheon for bands starting at 11 a.m. at the high school Annex and for bandmasters, wives and band queens beginning at 12 noon at the Algona Hotel. Afternoon festivities will include a marching band demonstration oh State street 'beginning at 2:15 p.m., a Sock Hop in the high .school gym from 2 until 4, plus a concert at the courthouse beginning .it 2:30 p.m. with introduction of the queens to follow at 2:45 p.m. The evening festivities will start at 5 p.m. in the high school football bowl with the crowning of the 1968 Algona band festival queen by Charlotte Lappe, 1967 queen of Burt, the highlight of the event. THERE IS also a free movie at the Algona Theatre for all bandsmen beginning at 12 noon and 2 p.m. This year's guest baton twirler is Renee Studemann of Clinton, and now a freshman at Iowa State University. She has been twirling for the past 10 years and has won 178 medals and 437 trophies before winning the Senior National championship and retiring from competition in January, 19. 65. She will do a free one-hour clinic for band twirlers at 1:30 p.m. on the lawn west of the high school annex. Members of the Chamber of Commerce committee in charge of the festival include Earl Lierley, "Bud" Anderson and Dave Reab plus bandma«- lers Norbert Rezac and Russ Ouster. The Hostess committee will include Dee Erickson (chair man), Kaly Anderson, Myrna Diekmann, Dorothy Zeigler and Molly MacDonald. 'r"i"'mn'imninmiiiTinnMiiniMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimniiiniiiiimiiunMMM Two band queens \ Tf r**a Voigt SENTRAL* I

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