Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on November 9, 1967 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, November 9, 1967
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Alqona ho^uth (ountv "•iii*-"**"""^*'*"*"'^ ••••-•••••ft i i /«. Edward Sindelar, garage; Glenn Graham, repair garage door; £1. M. Wise, construct duplex, est. $18,000. WEDDING PiUMITt Carlos R. Meiss, Fairbury, m., Jane Metzger, West fiend; Carroll Primrose, Shellsburg, Ruth Keller, Cedar Rapids; John E. Nemmers, Bancroft, Kathleen O'Donnell, of Lone Rock. ALQONA WIATH1K HiSjfl Lo rfeCPi Nov. 1 _____ 48 35 trace Nov; 2 __ ___ 45 34 Nov. 3 - ____ 38 25 Nov. 4 ...._ 28 18 Nov. 5 _ ___ _ 35 10 tract Nov. 6 _____ 36 It Nov. 7 ___ „ 42 15 Nov. 8 „___ — 22 ST. ANN BIRTHS Nov. 2 — Mr. and Mra. Orie Shipler, Algona, girl/ 7 Ib. 8 oz.\ :•'•• • ' . ' ' '"' -'• Nov. 4 — Mr. and Mrs. Don- aid Tietz, Algona, boy, 8 Ib. 14& oz. Nov. 6 — Mr, and Mrs. Eldon Moore, Algona, boy, 8 Ib. 1 oz. Nov. 6 — Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ostwald, Algona, boy, 8lb. BVz'oz. MAYOR'S COURT Marlys Ann Curtis, Hurt, improper backing, $5; Charles A. Spencer, Algona, failing to yield right 'of way, 910; Richard Halz, Colgate, Wise., reckless driving, $25; Francis Zrostlik, Garner, truck speeding, $12; Wallace D. Lampe, Iowa City, nighttime speeding, $10; Robert G. Thuh, Lu- Verne, nighttime speeding, $18; Frank R. Long, Humboldt, nighttime speeding, $10; Norman A. Klein, Irvington, nighttime speeding, $10; Richard Koehler, Titonka, assembled gun in car on public highway/ $16; James Edward Schmitt, Whittemore, night; time speeding, $12. , ST. ANN HOSPITAL Oct. 31 •— Mary Jo Johnson, Bancroft, ^medical. Nov. I — John Reding, of ' ff***i « MM* <NM m*Hf, DM. UMf, -« Al** fewd.SdSf 1 po.tofflc.^ Aef *f CoftiMW March I, 1879 VOL. «?-*>. $7- THURSDAY, NOV. t, Iff*, ALOONA, IOWA - M PAOIS IN I I KTlOm Only 167 Vote In State Historical Society X Iowa, City, Jtotoa vance Heavy county election vote For Bier Aljena MI killed iiCalifonia ser, Burt, accident; Patricia Ann Origer, West Bend, boarder baby; John Fowler, Irvington, fracture. Nov. 2 — Casey Kuhlman, Ottosen, medical; Elna Buffington, Burt, medical. Nov. 3 — Casper Kohlhaas, Livermore, accident Nov. 5 — Michael Buscher, Algona, boarder baby; Louis Budding, Algona, medical. Nov. 6 — Florence Hofer, Bode, medical; Herman Bonnstetter, Algona, medical; Mrs. Howard Seely, Algona, medical; Uoyd Schilmoeller, Algona, surgery. NEW COURT CASES Eighth orHioal after traoior aoeifcat Jacqueline Roethler, 14 year J eld daughter of the Virgil RocthUrt who farm •outhwttt of Algona, wat critically Injured in a farm accident Tuesday evening when she was helping to unload corn and was pinned between the wagon and tractor. She was brought to St. Ann hospital and transfer- rod to Morcy hospital, Ft. Dodgo, with a broken pol- vis. Hor parent* wore with nor Wednesday and any further information •• to tho extent of her injuries wet not available. "Jackie" it an eighth grade student in the Algona Community school. Lay advisory board chosen for hospital The St. Ann hospital held tan organizational meeting, of the Lay Advisory Board, Nov. 6 alt 8 p.m. Dick Everds was elected president of the boardl; Earl lierley, vice-president; and Paul M. SeeHey, secretary, and treasurer. Other members serving on the board are Nat S. Bang. Jr., Charles Hinken, of Algona; Clarence Bormann, Bode; . .... ,-.-,...,, , .J<ose^.B^h'wd:iMiB|iitoZbn-' •;JR«ifc^f!:3^V&^^ Other survivors are his wife iaeT Montag and Wi-Ham Mechildren: - • — - - — - ROBERT PHASER Robert Fraser, 47, former Algona man, was killed Sunday in the crash of a gyrocop- ter at an airport in San Diego, Calif. He and a N son had built the aircraft as a hobby and he was alone at the time of the crash. Funeral services were held today (Thursday) in San Pie- go. Attending from Algona was his mother, Mrs. Mildred Fraser, and two sisters, Eleanor, Mrs. E. E. Brandow and Lois, Mrs. William F. Pau, Jr. Robert Fraser was born on Dec. 29, 1919, on a farm near Algona, son of the Joseph Frasers. He graduated from Titonka high school in 1938. During World War II he served in the Marines, and for the past 15 years has been engaged in construction in Californ- ^ ic-ir 1 Ll | ran <»ow vs. Mary Catherine Brandow, divorce; Shirley Wellendorf vs. Lamont Wellendorf, separate maintenance; Elaine E, Reopen vs. Robert L. Koppen, divorce; Farmers Mutual Hail ins. Co. of Iowa vs. Arden Kramersmeier, note $283 88* oi b \? s S, hneider vs. Dean and Phyllis Gunsallus. note, $390; Rex Liu vs, U-Haul Co., damages, $2488.44; Victor Roch- leau vs. Eugene and Gloria R. Rochleau, note, $1975.33; v san wi? nd J* tty w *hwP«n «=«»„ Ulle '"'use, damages, $5060 and $2482,48; Paul L Richardson vs. A. D. and IT* ma Crawford, foreclosure me- chamcs lien, $513.37. NEW VEHICLES ™ - , GMC; Stanley R. Black, Burt, CMC; Lindsay Soft Water of Algona, Dodge; Howard John Dyer, Ledyard, Chev. p/u; Raymond E. Gardner, Bancroft, Ford p/u; Dean Schla- pia, Algona, -Flym.; Algona Grain & Feed Co., Algona, Plym.; Fridolf Carl or Lurena Wessel Soderberg, Burt, Cad.; Wm; Joseph Hellman, Burt, Chev.; Cecil R, or Blanche Long, Algona, Podge; Perci- ya^Wtrs^ Inc., Algona, Podge; Walter Horace Johnson, Algona, Plym.; Wm. L. or Marilyn Bernhard, Bancroft, Chev. DAUGHTER BORN Mr. and Mrs, Ben Herbst, Santa Ana, Calif., are parents of a 6 Ib. J3 o?, daughter born at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Robert WttUiins and Mrs. Olive Herbst. Gregt-grandpv ents are Mr. mid ||r|. LJoyd S. Muckey. Mrt. W^mi® e* to CaUfprwa to be with the HerbsJi when her daughter and baby rtto» frpin the hospital. Florence and four Roger; Richard, in the Marines; Judy, Mrs. James Jacobson; and Frank, at home. Brothers and sisters are Verle, of La Mesa, Calif; Dorothy, Mrs. Bernard Miller, Mason City; Ronald, Greeley, Colo.; Virgil, Syracuse, N. Y.; Phyllis, Mrs. Charles Tibbetts, Chicago; Lewis, Minneapolis; and Har- Ian, Kingsport, Ky. A brother, Larry, died at the age of 11. His father is also deceased. Ettena Bruns, Titonka, rites Friday 'Miss Ettena Bruns, 76 year old lifetime Titonka resident, died Tuesday at Hancock Me- morijil hospital, Britt. 'Funeral services will be on Friday, Nov. 10, 1 p.m. alt the Ramsey Reformed church in Titonka with the Rev. John Janssen officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The Blake funeral home of Titonka is in charge of the arrangements. Bttena Bruns was born on March 28, 1891, dautfiter of Onno and Mary Eden Bruns, She never married, One sister, Mrs. Hans Beenken, Britt, survives. There ate also nieces and nephew*. Her parents and two brothers are deceased, ' Ei4l|Mii hiVMNiM Iryington «* The Robert Blacks went to Ames Tuesday lor the funeral of Lt, Larry Bteeker, 24, who was killed •A action in Viet Nam Oct. 26, Larry, who arrived in Okinawa Oct. 5 participated in to first battle Oct. 10. He is tte son of the Hiram Kee- kers, who are former residents of Algona, where Mr BJeefcer WM employed at the Raohard-Mx furniture store. The funeral wa§ held Tuesday in Aines it the Campus B-fft* church. Burial was In Anm Ljjrry is survived by Jus parents, three brothers and one sister. Nf W John Murphy, Algona, began work Wednesday, Nov. I, i$ the Hub Clothier*. Guire, West Bend; and H, E. Rachut, Burt. The purpose and function of the advisory board is to counsel the hospital adminis- trattor in matters concerning relationships between the hospital, and the community, the improvement of hospital sterv- ices and to advise and assist the administrator in all matters presented for their consideration. An honorary board was also provided for in the by-laws. Honorary members are to be selected on the basis of their past contribution to and con' tinuing interest in St Ann hospital. Members appointed to this board are: M. Joseph Bradley, Mayor William J. 'Finn, Rev. Cecil H. Friedman, 'Harry L. Greenberg, William SteeVe, Luke Linnan, Rev. Frank B. Harcey, and Rt. Rev. Msgr. P. P. Gearen. The meeting also included discussion of future plans for St. Ann hospital and a report of the progress of the campaign. As of Nov. 1 the .total a- 'Mount subscribed to the St. Ann Hospital Campaign Improvement Fund was $227,350.18, The actual cash received was $59,988.89. A total of 1,036 pledges had been made. During the course of the formal campaign which ended Oct. 2, pledges totaled $196,107.19. At that time the cash 'receipts were $50,539.68. Flrt Sutoy Bancroft Elavater . Bancroft-r Firemen were called to the Murray Elevator Sunday morning where a fire had started in the small control room of the old corn dryer there. Owner Milo Johnson, who was at the elevator, discovered the fire which was caused by seepage of fuel oil onto the floor. The blaze was almost under control by the use of three fire extinguishers by the time Bancroft firemen arrived. Damage was about $200 to belts and wiring. Mr. Johnson <was preparing to accommo, date a group of Greenwood boys and their 4-H plot of experimental corn when the fire was discovered. This was the first fire at Bancroft in 163 days, believed to be 4 modern record, par- Marly during the dry summer and fall. The last fire call was on June l. G f i'" reenberg gets civic honor THE ALOONA Rotary Club presented its Distinguished Achievement Award to Harry L. Greenberg Monday, for his many contributions of service to Algona. The award is given locally to men and women who have distinguished themselves by service to the community without thought of personal gain. Mr. Greenberg's many civic activities were mentioned at the regular meeting, attended by local Rptarians and guests. Shown presenting the award to Mr. Greenberg is Dick Thoreson. Rotary President John Love and Secretary Dr. Don Kingfield attested j certification of the honor. Approve floor plan of new high school fi l fnitollold Tosi m inchorus 640 students The Board of Education of ithe Algona Community 'School district came closer to making the new Algona Community high school a reality when at their meeting Monday evening they approved the schematic plans and authorized ithe architect to proceed to lihe next phase of the work. The building, which is to be located northwest of the present football field, will have a total of about 103,000 square feet of floor space and will, be es-isniti'ally a one-story structure except for gymnasium balcony. In addition to the 2,000 seat igym the northeast area will also contain a 100 seat multipurpose room with a stage at one end. Major productions will be held in either tihe new gym or the present audfitori- um. An area has been set aside for an auditorium that could be constructed in the (future. THE SOUTHWEST part of the building will contain most of the academic classrooms, while the northeast half will (house the gym, vocational shops, music department and service 'areas. The two sections are separated by a 50' wide entry way which will be used as a combined cafeteria and a common study hall It is planned that the building could comfortably accommodate 640 students. Future expansion plans can be made on the three sides of the academic wing and the building could be enlarged to handle an enrollment of 800 with ju§t the addition of general purpose classrooms. THE TENTATIVE cost esti, mate for the building is $1,650,000, allowing .for some increase in construction costs over the past year. The boiard set Pec. 4 (for the W«A pcwderence with architect OifI Prajl and the school 'i^Jninistrative staff at which further plans will be considered preparatory to drawing final blueprints and specifvca- tuons. TenfcaMve contract Jetting dlaite is early March, 1968. A display of the tentative floor 'plans for the new building will be available to tine general puWic at the Junior* Senior High Open House set for next Wednesday " ' (Nov. 15, at 7:30 in " FIVE STUDENTS from the Vocal Music Department of the Algona Community Schools were selected to sing in the All-State Chorus. The students, pictured above, are Dean Teeter, bass; Tim Will, bass; Sharon Von Bank, soprano; Judy Scobba, alto; and Bill Burt, tenor. The All-State Chorus of 600 voices is held in Des Moines Nov. 24 and 25 in the KRNT Theatre. The 600 voices are picked through auditions of some 3500 students from throughout the state. Judy Scobba and Dean Teeter were two of 35 students picked from 536 students trying out in the North Central District on the first series of auditions. Sharon Von Bank, Bill Burt and Tim Will were picked from 200 students remaining in the second series of auditions. Other students trying out were Linda Ruhnke, Cathy Bixler, Karie Peterson, Mirriam Kautsch, .Kenneth Ruhnke, Ray Chamberlain, and Tim Clark. Steve R. George is the director of the Vocal Music Department in the Algona Community School. school auditorium. The general public, as well as parents of junior-senior high students, is invited to this meeting. At the close of the general meet- ling in the auditorium, the various departments of the school will be open for informal visitation between teachers and parents or other patrons, Coffee hour at the High School Annex will be at 8:45 Do 9:15. THE BOARD also accepted ithe resignation of Mrs. Marianne Chalstrom, teacher in Grade 4 at Lucia Wallace 'School; Mrs. Phyllis George was engaged for this position 'for the balance of the school year. 'Mr. Steven King wa's approved for assistant to Mr. Art Olson in the junior high boys' basketball program for the current sports aeaetou. The Board passed a resolution {recommending to the Qty Council and Planning Commission that East Kennedy streat be extended from the € 4 NW railroad tracks to intersection with Sample street. The Board discussed the po_sibility of cooperation with the Iowa Lakes Community College w developing an adult education program for completing high school graduation requirements. would involve the use ot present facilities for night classes for such a group. Any wtutts interested in this program should contact the office of the Supt. of Schools of the district. Details will be re- 'leased later. All classes, Kg • 12, were dismissed on Wednesday, Nov. 8 to permit teachers and parents to confer on the work of respective students in the current year to date. Conferences began at 8:00 a.m. and continued to 5:00 p.m. Over 800 sets of parents were scheduled to confer with the 103 teachers of the staff on that day. This plan of conferring on pupil progress has been used for many years in this district tPVP^fc^r^Wll •^PJ^PWI •^fJB^fc tor ii Nriratfca Two Algona men, Dill Foth and Bob Devine, relumed early Monday from a successful deer hunting trip to Harrison, Nebr. Each bagged a buck during the three day trip. They reported driving on ice through half of Nebraska and a foot of snow on the ground there. Harrison is close to the Wyoming st»te line. LuVerne elects Mallory; Tyke picks Gartner Some hot mayor and council races were held through- Kossuth county Tuesday but this was not the case in Algona. iMore voters turned out at Bancroft, Burt, LuVdrne, Swea City and Titonka than did in the Algona city elections. Just 167 persons voted in Mgona while Burt alone had 184 voters. AH candidates were re-ei- oted in Algona but some surprises were recorded in other •parts of the county. EXTREMELY LIGHT VOTE IN ALGONA Algena— One of the lightest votes in' history was recorded in Algona Tuesday When only 167 persons went to the polls to elect a mayor, itwo city councManen and a Park commissioner. There was no opposition on the ballot in any race. Mayor Bill Finn polled 163 votes, Sheridan Cook got 160 votes for counciiman-al-lflrge, Jim Andreasen got 39 votes for second ward councilman, 'and Dr. Kevin Nash polled 40 for fourth ward councilman. RiicTiiird Schneider was •given five write-in votes for Mayor, his votes coming in three wards. There were other scattered write-in votes. Jim Kolp was unopposed for Park Commissioner and got 161 votes. Bill Boldridg. "had ithre write-in votes. Ward 1 ted 53 votes, there- "were 42 in second ward, 32 in third ward and 49 in fourth ward. MALLORY REELECTED MAYOR OF UVERNE LuVcrn* — James Mallory was re-elected mayor of Lu- Verne Tuesday defeating Paul 'Maass, 98-62. A total of 169 votes were cast for mayor arid council. Cbimtilmen elected were Myron Hinz (113), Otto Lawson (111), Dennis Patterson (108), Dennis Holmes (105) and Dale Zenitner (101). Four others were seeking posts on ithe council and they were Harold "Dick" Miller (81), John Cox (79), Lowell Thomas (62) and Henry Loerwald (37). Verlaine Johnson was reelected Treasurer with .154 votes. In a special election to vote 'whether to stagger council terms the issue passed 100 to 58. In the 1970 election/, •the top three candidates will be elected for four years and the next two for two years. HEAVY WRITE-INS AT BANCROFT Bancroft — Several candidates were named by write-in votes and there was a heavy •write-in for John Welp for Mayor of Bancroft Monday in a spirited election which saw about 300 votes cast. 'H. J. MoNertney was unopposed for mayor and won with 134 votes but Mr. Welp polled 74 writers. Incumb- enlt W. R. Shoenhaid did not seek re-election but got a number of write-ins. Lawrence Becker was elected Treasurer by write-in votes with 72 while Dave Schiltz was named Park Board member with 88 write-in votes. Five councdlmen elected were William Droessler 223, R. C. Fanigman 184, Arthur Welp Sr. 173, Eugene Eis- becker 173 and Ed Maaiow 157. Homer McCarthy and George Rockier were also setting re-election but were defeated, and J. R. Kennedy and Walter Deitering were also seeking council seats. New 'members are Droessler, Welp and Fangman. RiUTZiL, PiTTIS NAMED TO BURT COUNCIL •Mrt— EL E. Pettis and Qjajr Reutrel were elected to the Burt Counctt in a torrid five- man race here Tuesday. A total of 184 votes were cajt wi«h lour spoiled. Petti* P4& «d far and away the moat IW *W$ ifr. cumbents George Becker and Ed Frederick**! got only 52 and 43. •Nels Nelson is mayor but was not up for election; Howard Batt received one write-in for coundlmanj. FIVE ELECTED TO WESLEY COUNCIL W«tl«y—One new councilman and four incumbents were elected to the town council here Tuesday. Re-electd were Franklin Bode 74), John Youngwirth (69), Holland Heard (67) and LeRoy Grandgenett (59). 'Merle Loss was elected to Ciil the other seat and he got 43 votes. Incumbent Roy Kol- 'lascih polled 19 votes while others in the nine-man race for the five council posts were Robert Becker (41), Vern Olson (32) and Paul Grandgenett (16). Jack Richter received 83 votes for mayor and was reelected while Steve Dougjhan ihad 74 votes for town treasurer. A total of 85 votes were cast. NO OPPOSITION AT LONE ROCK Lent Rock—Eric Seegebar- *h was re-elected mayor and Jack Quinn and Jim Mariow were named to the town cou- ncM in a quiet election here Tuesdiuy. There was no opposition. Del Mariow was named town treasrer. THREE COUNCILMEN ELECTED AT SWEA CITY SWM City — Milton Greimann, Dennis Mittaig and Maurice Kollasch were elected to the Swea City council Tuesday with a total of 227 votes going to the polls. There were eight candidates for the "three council posts. Greimaiui Was the only one of the three who wtas an incumbent. Votes were: Mittaig 154, Greimanh 125, Kollasch 84, Robert Mortenson 71, Jacob "Bud" Peterson 70, s Alfred Anderson 65 (incumbent), 'Martin Dahl 60 (incumbent), and A. E. Charleson 33. Mayor Smith was not up for election nor were the other two councilman, Don Martin and George Nelson. GARTNER DEFEATS ANDREWS AT TITONKA Titenka—Incumbent Harold Gartner defeated Howard Andrews in a race for mayor of Titonka with the winner polling 151 to Andrews 66. There were a total of 221 votes cast at Titonka. There were no races for the five council seats with incumbents John Hamilton, Alvin Honken, Richard Isebrand, and John Miller winning election along with Alfred Redenius, who filed for John Isebrand's post. The latter was not a candidate. NO OPPOSITION AT WHITTEMORE Whitttmorc— Eighty-eight voters oast ballots at Whittemore Tuesday but there was no opposition. Bill Fandei was re-elected mayor with 79 vote's while Ralph Nichols (84), Russ Medin (85) and Ray Betts (83) were re-elected to 1he council. Leonard Egbert 'and Martin Zimmerman were not up for election this year, There were scattered write- in votes tor mayor and council. HAN5EN WINS MAYOR POST AT FENTON Fenten — Arnold Hansen was elected mayor by an 8545 vote over Marion Stucki in city elections here Tuesday. Incumbent W. W. Jolley was not a candidate. A. total of 131 votes were cast with 51 write-ins for two council posts. Council candidates elected were Marquis Saxton 121, Leroy Jacobsen 118 and Roger Ulses 114. Elected to the council by write-in votes were Robert Mitchell 22 and Merle Voigt 18. Wilfred Sloe- ber was elected park commissioner with 101 votes, VISIT NAVY ION Mr. and Mrs. George Heinen returned, i*H wef| from Aliroeda CfUI., where (hay vi»te4 fc their son Robert H* nen who w in the Myy , Rob, i* sUUoned »bow4 thf «fl . turd witii 60 votes while in

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