Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on October 23, 1967 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Monday, October 23, 1967
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for tax credit isexteided though the deadline for fihng was Friday Auditor Mate Motfe said he Would «dW the filing open a?few days for persons who have not yet filed for their p«t- sonml property tax credit. Mr. Moor e said Friday al* ternoon that some 80 percent of the personal property taxpayers in the county had turned in their applications. He anticipated a few more to come in that had been mailed Friday. The recent legislature gave a $2500 credit on personal property taxes for the-year of 1987, which will be payable in 1969. This credit ftp- plies in cfrnly one instance With a few exceptions to all personal property up to a total of $2500 assessed against a personal property owner. It is not necessary to file tor tax exemption of household property as this was, exempted by the recent, legisla- „. .. ... . . 4 _ ture. It is however important .. 7i District Congressman to be sure the property is ex- w ? ey . Mayne received word empted under the household ?« turda y that the Federal clause. For instance a boat Communications Commission is not household property and ™ d f/il itel y approved Sta- Alqonfl K05*uth County ' VOL 47 - NO, M - MONDAY, 0€f, M, IHf, ALOONA, IOWA - I PAMft IN t SECTION Stale Historical Society Iowa City, ance efuses baby damages FCC gives approval for Translator . ; -n • No ABC, towers for time Crippled Children Clinic a taxpayer would have to file under the $2500 exemption to get a credit—or pay a tax on it. Televisions, deep freezers, radios, 'etc., formerly taxed as household goods, are not taxable and it is not necessary to ask for a credit. 'Mr. Moore said some 4300 forms were sent out by his office to taxpayers who would be liable according to the personal property tax records in the assessors in the assessor's office. ACP allows S 62,000for Kossuth Co. Agricultural Conservation Program (ACP) funds allocated to Kossuth County for the 1968 program total $62,000.00, according to Richard I. Anderson, Chairman^ , Agricultural v Stabfflz^on, and ___„__, ir .^__._..., TT .. Conservations<&unt^^ tee. For the State as a whole, pleted this fall, the 1968 .total is $9,097,000. tion KGLO's application to construct a new TV Translator Tower near Algona. ; (The news came to Mayne in a conference with Martin Levy of the FCC in Washington. • Levy said he had signed the order of approval and; was mailing it to the station at Mason City, so that construction can start immediately. "I am glad the FCC has acted promptly on the Algona application in accordance with my request of last week," Congressman Mayne stated. "Station KGLO (Channel 3) now has the green light to proceed 'With its plans to improve reception in the Algona area." THE CONGRESSMAN entered the case Oct. 16 after receiving inquiries from interested Algonans. He found the FCC had as yet taken no action on the KGLO application which had been filed more than two months earlier on Aug. 11. KGLO-TV reported Friday that when the FCC permission is received work will start as soon as possible. It is anti- .com- PICTURED ABOVE is Ann Elbert, 6 year old daughter of the Paul Elberts of LuVerne, being examined by Dr. Robert Johnson, Orthopedist, one of the clinic staff. Children's IHIHIHIiniMMIHIIMMItHM The Crippled clinic was held in Algona Friday, Oct. 20 at the Lucia Wallace school, with 135 children registered for examination. The clinic, sponsored locally by the American Legion Auxiliary, has been held here 24 years with the clinic staff from various professional departments of the State University of Iowa hospitals and the state Services for Crippled' Children of Iowa, Agena, Eldon Winkel, M.V H.'; Honstoruch, Richard Norton'^Ted Herbst, Dan Fischer, Jim* Kolp, Robert Kollasch, Russ-^ ell Ouster, Ruby Macumber^ Miles Sloniker, Ed Gihnorfe,y Doyle Dailey, Henry GeMen-f feld, Les Kenyon, Elizabeth v Post* Alice Steele, Eteinef 'Kinseth, Doris Gulbertson;? Saidie Morgan, Geneva Sorenson, Hetrtha Dau, Phyllis Carr, 'Mrs. J. B. John Gerber, 89, dies Friday; rites Monday .Funeral services will be Monday, Oct. 23, at 10:00 a.m. at. the Apostolic Christian church, West Bend, for John L. Gerber, 89, longtime Al- In Kossuth county, approximately 1186 farms will benefit, of the one million or so to be assisted by the program throughout the Nation. Major emphasis for ACP in .1968 will be in line with objectives stated in the Resources in Action policy statement published by the U. S. Department of Agriculture. These include more effectively meeting the requiremnts of our growing populations for living space, recreation, landscape beauty, and clean and abundant water. RIGHT-OF-WAY FIRE The Algona Fire Department answered a call Friday •morning west of Algona where sparks from a train had set fire to the grass along 'the right-of-way of the Milwaukee tracks on the Van Buren farm. Strong winds fanned the flames, but there was no apparent damage. AT THE present only signals from KGLO-TV will be transmitted over the tower facilities here. The tower will pick up the signals by air from i the station northeast of Mason City and re-broadcast them here. The channel on UHF will be formally announced after authorization has been received from the FCC. Pauline McQaire, 83, dies Friday Funeral arrangements were • pending Saturday at the Garry Funeral Home, Bancroft, for Pauline McGuire, 83, Algona. Mrs. McGuire died Friday at St. An hospital where she had been a patient a short time. 'She is the mother of E. A. (Bud) Lee, Lone Rock. the community assisted the clinic staff. Chairman was Joan Mueller, assisted by Joyce Hayden, county nurse. Other workers were Mesdames W. P. French, Marie Lampright, Opal Simpson, Leone Barr, Hal Long, Richard Groen, George Harris, Al A free lunch was served and donated 'by the auxiliary 'members and other local citr izens. Cookies were also ifiumislhed by the Nabisco Co. and Rowley Builders, Milk was donated by the Carnation Co. Takes first plane ride at age of 84! mHIIIIHIMIIIIHMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIiimilllll WHITTEMORE—A Whittemore woman, Mrs. Josephine Dahlhauser, took her first airplane ride at the ago of 84 recently and returned home last Monday convinced that it is the "only" way to travel. Mrs. Dahlhauser, a grandmother and mother of 13 children, visited a son, Art, recently in Scotia, N. Y. "I Candidate for Senate thought flying would be the best way to get there," she told friends, "and besides, I've always wanted to try something new." She and a daughter, Mrs. Bill Dearchs of Algona, went to Moline, III. to stay overnight with the Marvin Dahlhausers and they then flew to New York. They visited a number of friends and relatives. Emma Reisner, 92, dies; rites this Monday Emma Alvina Reisner, 92, died Friday morning at the Good Samaritan Home where she had been a resident since January. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, at the Immanuel Lutheran church, Lotts Creek, the Rev. A. J). Vehling officdat- ing. Burial will be in the 'Lotto Creek cemetery. The .McCullough Funeral Home, Algona, is in charge. PaJibearers are James Walker, Clarence Kraft, Gerald Knecker, E}roy Kulow, Arlin Kulow and Vernon will be in the church cemetery with the Sciheill- hammer Funeral Hdme of Weist Bend in charge of arrangements. iPalllbearers will be six grandsons, Ronald Gertoer, John Scuffham, Arthur Mogler, Merlin Strahm, Harley and Donaild Bruellman. John L. Gerber was born Nov. 7, 1877 at Bluffton, Ind., son of Mathias and: Margaret Ruff Gerber. He received his education in Indiana. July 24, 1902 he was married at Eureka, 111. to Emma Aesdhli- •man. In 1905 they moved to East Grand Forks, Minn., and came to the Algona area in 1914, where they farmed until 1918 when Mr. Gerber retired and they moved into AKgona. Mr. Gerber died Friday, Oct. 20 at the Good Samaritan Home, Algona, where he had been a resident since 1966. '• Surviving besides his wife are four daughters and one son. Mrs. Mildred Soufflham, Algona, Mrs. Sam Mogler and Mrs. George- Bruellman, both of West Bend, Mrs. Helen Strahm, Sebetha, Kansas, and Ervin, Algona. There are 28 grandchildren and 76 great grandchildren. Three sisters and one brother also survive. Mrs. Elizabeth Zaugg, Algona, Mrs. Mary Fehr, Mrs. Lydia Jurgens, both of West Bend and Joe Gerber, Fulda, Minn. 80 from county enrolled at Iowa university Iowa City — 80 young people from the Kossuth county area are among this fall's record enrollment of 18,659 students at The University of Iowa, Dean of Admissions ' Donald E. Rhoades reported Oct. 17. Exceeding the 1966 fall enrollment by 904, this fall's registration set the eighth enrollment record in a row. As usual, the College of Liberal Arts has the largest enrollment of the University's ten colleges, with 10,424 registered. With 4,700 enrolled, the Graduate College is second largest. Fifty-two of these students are candidates for the degree master of arts in library science, the first such degrees to be offered in Iowa. The total enrollment includes 11,695 men and 6,964 women. For 15 consecutive years since 1952, when there were 7,213 students registered, U of I enrollments have mounted, with the greatest single increase taking place in 1965, when enrollment rose from 14,480 to 16,355. Algona — Gerald R. Downey, John Charles Platt, David Harlan Reid, Ann Louise Wright, Marilyn C. Paetz, Jerry Hugh Raney, William Mark Bourne, Victoria A. Bradley, Daniel Langon Bray f Mary^F. Bray, Glenn Carl Buchanan, Gregg Allen Buchanan, Jodie Lynn Chally, Gary Willis Colwell, Gregory Richard Cook, Mary Anna Erpelding, Jane Louise Fraser, Corene Kay Frideres, Patrick Hugh Kain, Jacqueline Jo Kinden, Robert Emmet Lucey, Juanita Mae Meyer, Barbara Ann Percival, Terry James Powell, Jane Adele Raney, Thomas B. Ricklefs, Shirley A. Ringsdorf, Margaret S. Schutter, Carol Lynn Sloniker, Robert William Smith, John B. Snyder, James M. Stanton, Michael H. Stillman, Glen W. Tschetter, Linda Jean Wagner, Barry C. Watkins, Lark H. Whittemore. Armstrong — Diane Rose Hypes, Bancroft — Mary C. Clark Richard H. Clark, William F. Diers, Joelene M. Schneider, David Lee Weber, Arthur Charles Welp. Bode — Virgil C. Wagner. Bort — James A. Fries, Edward Leo Carman. Elmore, Minn. — John Leroy Hagedorn. Fenton — Wayne E. Stoeber, Dennis A. Dahl, Philip F. Meyer, Candace Ann Vaudt Don Craig Yager. l«kota — Albert A. Becker, John A. Cordes, Stanley K Tjaden. Ledyard — Ommund D. Skaar. Lone Rock —Janell E. New- DIVORCE GRANTED Joano Thilges was granted a diycrce from Clarence Thilges in district court list weekend. Each is to have custody of one child. AT Kiwinta TiUMndiy WM SUte Sen. Dav»4 Stanley, M«scatine, shown here with Joe Pomplun, Ki- wams president (far left), and Kirk Hayes (center), program chairman. Mr- Stanley spoke on international affairs, and proposed • code of ethics for congressmen. He advocated the federal government reduce spending instead of raising *$£?\Jfa &P *W WWW" should shfre the federal taxes with the states without strings attached. He appealed to voters on the idea every vote counts, and urged attendance at precinct caucusses. Emma Alvina Kading was born February 23, 1875 in Wisconsin. Her parents were Henry and Myiim Laden- stein Kading. She was married Pec. 18, 1898 to Hernv an Reisner at Adel, Wis. They came to Algona in 1904. Mr. Reisner died in 1.946. Mrs. Reiisner lived 63 years in the community and made her home for many years with her son Nosh, Aigpna, who survives. CHRISTMAS CARDS FOR THE BOYS SERVING IN VIET MM! 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 have 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 KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCE, Algona, Iowa. Name Address WHITTEMORE — Richard Elbsrt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Elbert of Whittemore, received the Brome Star for "heroism in combat, Dec. 25, 1966" from the First Infantry Division in Viet Nam. Richard also holds the Army Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters for bravery In other battles. The award was made a week ago Wednesday. Contests loom in Bode eleotion Bode — There will be contests for mayor and council in the Nov. 7 city election at Bode. Arthur Jenson, incumbent, will be opposed by Leo Holthaus. Mr. Jensen, who has held the office of mayor since 1955, is again a candidate for re-election'. Mr. Holthaus is now custodian, of Twin Rivers high school in Bode. Seeking the post of councilman are five incumbents, and one new candidate. For re-election are Walter Bakken, Gene Benjamin, Howard Curry, Floyd Palmer and P. W. Qually. The new candidate is Darrell Johnson. •L. M. Gangested, present treasurer, is also a candidate ror re-election. Reding paces ISU Fresh Ex-Garrigan high school quarterback Bill Reding scored twice in leading the Iowa State freshmen to a lopsided 40-7 victory over Missouri at Ames Friday. Missouri scored its only touchdown in the final period. Reding went over twice from the one yard and also completed several paste*. Fullback Roger Guge scored two touchdowns on runs of 12 and 19 yards in lead- in the Little Cyclones to a 33-0 halftime margin. brough. LuVerne — Paul W. Gilligan. Swea City — Ronald L. Linde, Ronald L. Peterson, Candace Joe Elliott, Betty Jean Hanson, Patricia A. Phelps, Shirlie L. Smouse. Titonka — Allan M. Redenius, Brenda M. Brandt, Mark E. Boyken, John E. Brandt, Earl J. Cushman, Dennis A. Rike, Carole A. Smidt. Wesley — Richard A. Jongewaard, Paul E. Pfeffer. West Bend — Joan D. Mogler. Whittemore — Norma Jean Gengler, Craig M. Espe, Michael P. Gross, Myron A. Kautsch, Edward R. Maahs. IIIHIIIIiniH HIIWIIIIIIHIHIIIHHIUUIIIIUIIIIIIIIHIH Defendant is given verdict after trial A jury iin district court Friday afternoon shortly before 3 p.m. brought in a ver- didt ?or the defendant on. both decisions in a case brought by Jack Davis against •M. R. Baildwin. The jury was given the case shortly before noon. The case was broug/ht following the death of a baby to Mrs. Marjorie Davis, wife of Jack Davis. The baby was born Fob. 7, 1964 and was two moniths premature. It weighed only 3% Ibs. and died in an incubator Feb. 9, 1964. The Davises alleged a machine used on Mrs. Davis was the cause of the premature birth. They testified Mrs. Dav^s went to Dr. Baldwin, a chiropractor, on January 25, 1964, for treatment for a low 'back ache. They testified Dr. Baldwin had an assistant attach the machine under his iasitiruc- tions and the machine was left on for several minutes. They alleged the machine caused ssvere muscle spasms. Dr. Baldwin denied all allegations of negligence. The case was started Wednesday and continued thru Thursday. John A. Doren- 'bush, Lakota, was foreman of the jury with the other members Marcella Urich, Car- rolil Potter, Charles G. Kol- las'dh, WMttemore; Selina Clifton, Burt; Mary T. Best- enlehner, Clara Amesbury, Deloris Hopkins, Algona; Lorraine Work, Swea. .City; Herman Maahs, Lillian Votteler, Fen ton; and Norma 'Paetz, Algona. Cornell alumni dinner dated Mount Vernon — An area club dinner for the Algona area alumni and friends of the college, will be held at the Johnson House, Algona October 26, at 6:30 p.m. The Algona area club officers are: President, Mrs. Gifford Smith (Doris Newstrand '36), Swea City; sec.-treas., Mrs. Cliff Skogstrom (Madonna McGuire '56), Algona. Paul Scott, Alumni Director at Cornell, and a member or members of the staff will discuss events and happenings on the campus and will show color slides of the extensive renovation of King Chapel. Attendance at the meeting will consist of Cornell Alumni, their spouses, prospective students, parents of enrolled students, and friends. "Dot" Smith, 75, dies here Wednesday; rites Saturday A well-known Algona woman, Mrs. Donald P. "Dot" Smith, 75, died at St. Ann hospital Wednesday after an illness of several years. She had suffered with heart trouble in recent months and had several attacks prior to her death. Funeral services were held at the First Congregational church in Algona Saturday morning. Rev. Frank Harcey officiated and burial was in the East Lawn cemetery with the McCullough funeral home in charge of arrangements. Serving as pallbearers were Al Buchanan, Dean Parrott, Howard Stephenson, Ed Gilmore, Ted Herbst and Merlin Honsbruch. Myrtle Lucile Smith was born Nov. 23, 1891 near Lav- erinore, the daughter of William and Myrtle Carton. She was married to Donald P. Smith on Oct. 14, 1911, and the pouple lived their entire married life in Algona. They celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary In 1961. AFFECTIONATELY known as "Dot" by her many friends, Mrs. Smith was extremely active in the community until the last several years. She was a member of the D. A. R., Delphian Society and was active in the Congregational church circles and work. "Dot" did not confine her activities to social organizations, however. She was employed at the Hub Clothiers for many years and later was employed at Christensen's for about 10 years but had not worked there in recent years. Her circle of friends and acquaintance* was wide and her Cheerful disposition and friendly natyre endeared be r to everyone with whom she came in contact. Besides the husband, g longtime postal employee, she is survived by two sons, Craig and Donald Jr., both of AJgo> na. There are also seven grandchildren, and thref great- grandchildren. One sister, .Mrs. Frank H^r. rinxan of Sun City, Calif., syr? vives. Two brothers, gbArtip and Kenneth, precf4e4 Jier in death. '

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