Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on October 19, 1967 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 19, 1967
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WMtBtnd$tnthdiM AI«««« k/>/^i+k r/mn+u in Srttfii3 enih Aigono hoipitn lounty ON. t« IMS, « Alp*, iMt lilt pMMAei imtar VOL, IF— NO. II - TMUMOAY, OCT. If, AH of t, tiff IOWA - 1| PAGES IN 3 SECTION^ Society i/ance Baby death case to trial A 22-year old West Bend man became Kossuth county's seventh 1967 traffic victim after receiving fatal injuries in a one-car accident Saturday evening. ",' Paul Michael Dahlhauser died Sunday at St. Ann hospital, Algona, where he was taken after the accident. He was alone in his car when he apparently lost control and the vehicle rolled into a ditch. The accident occurred about 8 p.m. Saturday l«/4 miles west of Algona on the McGregor street blacktop road. Investigating were Iowa Highway Patrolman Charles Bird, Algona, and members of the Algona city police department. Dahlhauser's car was completely demolished. Dahlhauser was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dahlhauser of West Bend. . A student at Iowa State Uni- versity, Dahlhauser had been home to attend the wedding of a cousin. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Peter and Paul's Catholic church, West Bend. The Rev, Joseph Lisowski officiated. Burial was in the West Bend cemetery with the Schellhammer funeral home in charge of arrangements. Surviving besides his parents are three brothers* William, in the air force in Alabama; John, a student at Ames; David and a sister, Patricia, .at home, and then grandparent*, Mr. and Mrs. M. L, Piper, Memphis, Tenn.; and Mrs. Josephine Dahlhauser, Whitte- more ,;' . " v ' . Mr. Dahlhauser was a graduate of Garrigan high school of Algona. He was a member of St. Peter and Paul's Catholic church. ADVANCE ALGONA WEATHER Oct. 11 Oct. 12 Oct. 13 Oct. 14 Oct. 15 Oct. .16 Oct. 17 Oct. 18 ST. ANN High 55 _ . 72 ... 67 . _ 70 . 62 .•••:., - 63 , 62 BIRTHS Low Rain 22 38 46 .03 38 46 32 35 35 , Bis HI by shot it Pennsylvania LAKOTA — Postmistress Mrs. Pearl Smith of Laketa can attest to the violence in the trucker's strike, in Pennsylvania. She attended the National Convention of Postmasters at-Atlantic City, N. J; and tSt Iowa group traveled in e chartered bus. Their bus was hit by two bullets as it entered the tell read in Pennsylvania. No one was injured but It was • harrowing expert- Fire at fort farm take* hay and hogs •vrt — There was a bad fire Saturday at the Harold Lampe farm when the barn, a large amount of baled hay, fesd, and equipment and some hogs burned, The family had gone to the E-ther- ville Band festival as their daughter "Sharon represented St. John's school as Queen. Mr. Lampe was in the field but several Lampe boys and a sister who was at home discovered the fire and called Burt fire, crew. There was ( some insurance. The cause 'of the fira is not known. Former Algona girl dies ia England Mrs. Genevieve Field, former Algona girl, died October 5 at Farndoughhamp, England. She was the daughter of Nellie Gray. Bowyer and Elbert G. Bowyer, and wife of Leonard Field. She is survived by one son, John Marshall Field, and his wife Mary. There are four grandchildren. Two sisters, Marjorie Bowyer Berts, and Gwendolyn Bowyer Norrie, are both dead. There ' will be a memorial service held later in Algona. Pastor Couple asks J 40,333 after baby dies MSGR. RENO Reising took over the/ position of pastor of the' St. 'John's Catholic parish at Bancroft a week ago Tuesday. He is a native of Breda and war? ordained in 1934 at Sioux City. Since then he has been chaplain of the Carroll hospital, was assistant pastor at Granville, was pastor at Merrill later and since 1949, has been pastor at St. Mary's of Alton. He will be assisted at Bancroft by Father Victor Ramaeker, principal of St. John's school and Father Mervin Hood, who teaches at St. John's and is pastor of Sacred Heart parish at Ledyard. Oct. 11 — Mr. and Mrs. Phillip. Schneider, Algona, Oct. 14 — Mr. and Mrs. Duane Dittmer, Lone Rock, boy, 6 Ib. 10 oz. Oct. 15 —Mr. and Mrs. William Degen, Whittemore, t-oy, 6 Ib. 10 oz. WEDDING PERMITS Terry C. Krout, Bartlesvilla, Okta:, Jane Eisenbadher, Wesley; Robert Hanish, Bancroft, Rode Bergman, Fairmont; Linda Jv Cole, Whittemore, Dennis R. Strayer, Algona; Carey Remus, Winthrop, Minnesota Janet Buffington, Titonka. ' BUILDING PERMITS Dr. Eason, garage, $150; Dr. L. R. Potter, blacktop driveway, $250; Werner Stru- ecker, construct garage, $150; Jim Baker, garage, $400; Wibben Construction, house, est: $15,000; John Groen, garage floor and driveway, $200; Joe Henry, garage and driveway, $1,000; Herman Leek, reshin- gle. NEW COURT CASES Sharon Dascher vs. Thomas W. Martinson, reciprocal support; Hi-way Grocery vs. Theodore Plath, account, $175.08; Rock Island Corp. vs. Glen Lloyd, Glenn Lloyd and Pearl Lloyd, account, $177.02; Milfred J. Smith, Dale W. Lockwood and K. J. Lockwood dba Smith & Lockwood vs. Earl Angle, account, $1844,50; Sears Roebuck & Co. vs. Theodore Plath, $584,15, MAYOR'S COURT Donald M. Peterson, Algona, failure to stop for stop sign, $10; Esther M, Osbprn, Algona, improper backing, $10; Maynard P. Nimitz, Fenton, failure to stop for stop sign, $10; Gene W. Tietz, Algona, speeding, $10; Urry D- Kollasch, Bode, failure to have control, $10; Patricia E. Rike, Algona, failure to hive control, $JO; Charlene U Leonard, Emmetsburg, failure to hive control, $jo. ST. ANN HOSPITAL Wm. Tordoff, Jr. lo London and Paris i * * William Tordoff, Jr., production supervisor in the Foundry Production division of Archer, Daniel, Midland Chemical Co., Cleveland, Ohio, will leave Oct. 23 for five week in London and Paris on business. While there he will set up a new type of machine and instruct on its use. Mrs. Tordoff and their 17- month old daughter are presently visiting the senior Tor- doffs in Algona. Her husband will be in Algona for the weekend before, leaving for England. ' COLLEGE CHOIR MEMBER Ron Johnson, Wesley, has been chosen for membership in the 70 voice choir of Augus- tana college, Sioux Falls, So. Dak. They will make a. mid- ; western tour this year. WOMAN'S CLUB MEETS • The Plum Creek Women's club met with Ella Hutchins on Oct. 11. Opening number was given by Maude Jergenson. Roll call was answered by 19 members. 4-H CLUB PARTY FRIDAY The Algona A-OK's will have a public skating and dancing party Friday, Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Star Roller Rink in Algona. Admission will be 50c and rentals 25c. Alert farmer nabs gas thieves Monday The'uert sleuthing of a Kossuth county farmer helped nab three young gas thieves northeast of Algona Monday night. A 19^y*ar old Algonan, Edwin Parcel, and two juveniles admitted the gas thefts. Parcel was fined $100 and costs in Mayer Bill Finn's court Tuesday en a larceny . charge stemming out of the theft. He was also fined $10 and costs on failing to have control of his car after it went into a ditch while he attempted to escape. $50 of the larceny fine was suspended on good behavior. The two juveniles from the Burt area were turned over to juvenile authorities. THE THREE youths went to a farm owned by Ray Beamish, Algona, located in the far northeast corner of Plum Creek township northeast of Algona Monday night. Beamish had reported thefts of gas from his farm at other times. The yoo'ths took a 5-gallon gas can from a storage bin on the farm and then went to another bin to fill the can from a tank. Meanwhile, a farmer nearby heard the commotion and went to investigate, He left his car lights off until he approached the farm and then turned them on. The 4 ' .a- ' A. "* »' A' f 1 1«!is > - • youths fled to Parcel's 1956 Ford and left the scene in haste. The farmer pursued the fleeing youths but fell behind because "they were really traveling" in his words. PARCEL lost control of the car when he applied the brakes at a stop sign and the car went into the ditch. It sustained $100 in damage but the youths were not hurt. Th« farmer did not find a registration en the car when he found it in the ditch but did take down th« license number and supplied it to the sheriff's office Tuesday morning. Deputy Sheriff Den Wood continued the investigation and rounded up the trio. The youths went into the ditch about 10 p.m. at a point two miles south and four east of Burt. Regular meeting of School Board ,„ of Whittemore, surgery; Isther Mergen, Whittemore, surgery. 0«t. 12 ^ John Claude, Ah gona, medical. 0«t. 11 r*. Janice Stry&ers, Algona, medical; Mrs. Sljarpn psiwaid, Algona, me dical; William F. Cox, Livermore, medj- cal; Mrs. Clara Rath- AJfrona, (Continue* on Page 6) OMI3TNAS OUDS FM THE BOYS SEMVINQ W VIET NAM! Again this year, the Kossuth County Advance will cooperate with Algona merchants and the Algona Junior Chamber of Commerce in providing addresses for those persons wishing to send Holiday Greetings to young men from Kossuth County serving in Viet Nam. But we must hive the names and correct addresses of boys from Kossuth serving in Viet Nam. The entire list will be printed in the Advance later this month. If you have a relative or know of someone serving in. Viet Nam now, send his address to the Advance today. Just fill out this coupon and mail to COUNTY ADVANCE, AJgons, towi. Name Address The Board of Education, at a meeting Monday evening, reviewed progress reports on plans for the new high school building. They set Monday, October 30 for the next meeting at which they expect to receive a general proposal of floor plans for the building. The Board reviewed periodic monthly financial statements of various school funds and approved the master pay- roil of all employees contracted for the current fiscal year/ The superintendent reviewed the test records of the senior high grades 9-12 inclusive in the Iowa Tests of Educational Development, administered last September. The school averages ranked unf- formly above the Iowa median for other schools in Iowa who took these tests. The Board reviewed the problem of adequate lighting on various school grounds particularly at Bryant and the high school buildings. AUXILIARY LUNCHEON The annual fall event of St. Ann's hospital Auxiliary was held at the legion club, Algona, Oct. 12 at i p.m. with 9 luncheon. Following the luncheon, a non-reWgious pro^ gram "Madonnas are Interpretive" and floral arrangement was given by Mrs. Dorothy Ashpole, Clarion. Trial started in district court yesterday (Wednesday) in a case brought by Jack Davis as administrator of the estate of Ronald 0. Davis t against: M. R. Baldwin, doctor of chiropractic. The petition is based on the death of a baby that died a short time after premature birth. A total of $40,333 is asked in the original petition. Jurors hearing the case are Marcella Urich, Carroll Potter, Charles G. Kollasch, Whittemore; Selina Clifton, Burt; Mary T. Bestenlehner, Clara Amesbury, Deloris Hopkins, Algona; Lorraine Work, Swea City; John A. Dorenbush, Lakota; Herman Maahs, Lillian Votteler, Fenton; and Norma Paetz, Algona. Viola Origer, Whittemore, was originally chosen on the jury, but she was hospitalized •and Norma Paetz, the alternate juror chosen Tuesday, 'took her place on the jury. •In a case tried Monday through Wednesday a jury brought in a verdict for the defendant in a case brought by John I. Sharp, LuVerne, against Gordon Lee Harmon. The jury denied claims by the defendant and the plaintiff. The plaintiff -had asked $1200 damages as the result of a crash March 13, 1965, when a car driven by Mrs. Sharp was backed, out of a driveway. A counter claim was filed. Both were denied 'by the jury. Jurors in the case were L. N; ; Bormann,. Luiyerne; ^ Carroll ^Potter,' '^WMttemolrop Theresa Mueller, Norma Paetz, Algona; Bernice Hurl- 'burt, Swea City; Inez Roney, Irvington; Deloris Rode, Buffalo Center; Frances Wilberg, Fenton; Ernie Shillington, Bancroft; Clarence Bauer, Ottosen; Joe Goetz, Wesley; and Dick Gerdis, Titonka. Alternate juror was Grace Stoeber, Fenton. Judge Murry Underwood, Spencer, is presiding at this term of court. Firemen answer 3 calls Tuesday . The Algona fire department answered three fire calls on Tuesday. At 12:30 p.m. some burning papers had blown into a corn field near the city dump setting the corn on fire. The second, at 4:40 p.m., was at the Tom Kissner residence at 704 S. Moore street when some burning rubbish set the grass and leaves afire. There was /no material damage. At 5:20 p.m. they were called to the Melvin Engelbart farm 4 miles east of Algona where an electric fence apparently shorted and set a straw stack afire, burning 500 bales of straw. The fire started into a cornfield but was beaten out before it caused much damage. Lone Rock girl band queen SUSAN BLANCHARD, Sentral high school band queen, was named the 1967 band queen at the Northwest Iowa Band Festival at Estherville Saturday. Miss Blanchard was crowned at the Saturday night festivities at Hoyt Luthly field and is shown above with Walter Hammer, assistant principal at Estherville, who congratulates her. Susan, a senior at Sentral high school, has ambitions to be a medical technician. She is the band majorette and is active in chorus, basketball, softball and track. Her parents are the Don Blanchards of Lone Rock, who both teach at Sentral. A reception was held Tuesday evening at the school. Miss Blanchard was honored at a reception Tuesday night at the Sentral high school. The reception was sponsored by the Sentral Band Mothers and there was a short program. niniiin imiim iMiiiniiiiuHiiuiniiiniiHHMiuuiiMiiuHMiiiiiimiiHiiiinHiiiuiiiiiiHiiiiiMHHiiinHiniimiHiuiuniiuiiHuiiiiHHii 150 Boy Scouts at Irvington Camporee Democratic chief to speak here The Democratic Women of Kossuth County will hold a potluck dinner Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 6:30 p.m. at the Algona American Legion building. Guests will be the husbands. The executive board will provide the meat and members are asked to bring ta'ble service and either a vegetable, salad, or dessert. Speaker will be Clark Has- mussen, Des Moines, chairman of the Democratic State Central committee. A drawing will be held, with the winner to receive a fashion wig from Sheakley's. VIOLINIST COMING Donald Ambroson, of the Briar Cliff College music department, will give a program of violin music for the students at Garrigan High School Monday, Oct. 23. Delia Garces Ambroson will be his accompanist. One hundred and fifty Boy Scouts and their leaders from ten communities of the area attended a District Roundup Camporee last weekend at a site near Irvington on the Kenneth Roney property. This special camping weekend was organized by the lowatha District of the Prairie Gold Area Council. Jerry Thuente, Algona, was the Camporee chairman, assisted by a group of area people in providing the program. The event began Friday evening and concluded Sunday afternoon. The program for the weekend included a scavenger hunt by each of the 17 patrol teams. The winner of this event was the Pine Tree Patrol of Troop 70, Algona. A string burning contest was held to see which pa" trol could build the best fire to burn a string suspended 24 inches off the ground in the shortest time. This event was won by the Whippoorwil! Patrol of Troop 63, Titonka. In the overall judging for the entire weekend first place went to Troop 63 of Titonka with Richard Koehler as the Scoutmaster; second place to Troop 48 of Burt with Bill Giddings as Scoutmaster; and third place was a tie with Troop 35 of Pocahontas and Troop 60 of Dakota City sharing the award. Saturday evening a campfire was held with 80 guests. The Order of The Arrow from the District provided an Indian dance team who presented several traditional Indian dances. Each troop had a skit or stunt to show the group and singing was led by Richard Beisell, Scoutmaster of Troop 70, Algona. After the campfire the Algona Kiwanis Club served hot chocolate and donuts. Before breakfast on Sunday morning a portestant church service was held at the- camp led by Mr. Keith Strayer of the Irvington Presbyterian church. Boys of the CatJjoUc faith attended the 9 a.m. mass at St. Cecelia's church in Algona. Along with the two Scout ROLLING UP their beds at the Boy Scout Camporee last weekend are from left to right, Jeff Higgs, Tom Kolp and Mike Koob, all of Algona. Standing by the logs, ready for the council fire Saturday evening are Pat darken, Kent Ellsworth and Mike darken, all of Lakota. Troops from Algona were troops from Burt, Lakota, Pocahontas, Dakota City, Humboldt, Titonka, Swea City and Renwick. Several of the boys in attendance were - guests of Scouts for the purpose of showing them how much fun Scouts have while learning. It is hoped that in this way to interest more boys, in the pro. gram of the Boy Scouts of A* merica. 'Tht paptr with Hit HIIIUUUmiMmMIWIUIHMHIHiHMIIUMIMIIIMM Pancake Bay here Nov. 4 The Salesmen's Bureau of the Algona Chamber of Commerce have set the date of Saturday, November 4th for their annual Pancake Pay. jit will be held at the American Legion Memorial Building. Proceeds from the project wiU purchase a new Sjnt* Claus House, which will be used on Santa Claus Day. Ticket sale will start this Saturday,

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