Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on November 27, 1967 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Monday, November 27, 1967
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Sundet runs ii v f •>,' *f*4^ . .'' Alaona H<muth ( today t Bruce Sundet, Luther College's second AU-Am*rican <jrosi country runner, will enter the university division NCAA National Cross Coon- try meet Monday at Urnnie, Wyo. , The Algona runner, a ttefi< ,tor placed 15th in the college division NCAA national meet to win* AU-Amerlcan honors, was captadn of this year's harrier squad that took second in the Iowa Conference and 28th in the nation*! meet. ihfettd M tetonrf £Ml moMtf, 0te. »,I90», et At***, teWSASf I fwtfettlceuraiM Act of CbW»u More* I, 1879 VOL, 0 - NO. W - MONDAY, NOV. 27,1*67, ALOONA, IOWA - I PAOIS INI SECTION State Historical Society Iowa City, I owe, ance Officiatiijclass Over 2,000 greet Santa in Wtes Monday Algonan has severe A* LjfcJwSae, LAMA . f • af • m • '•• ' > a? mi • \ ff • " ' . crash injuries here to begin here November 27 A course of instruction in officiating high school athte- fc/s //" rst visit of f he seoson 'or rural ing the crowni in a new league record time of 20:24.6 over a four-mile course. His best time in four miles of 19:56.1, which he registered while •touring the Winona State College course, ranks behind Luther Ail-American Gene TaWe's 19:38 clocking in Norse annals. ' Takle/ won the college division national title to become Luther's first All-American cross country runner. Sundet's progress in cross country is remarkable. He didn't participate in the sport until his junior year and then "through dedication, he became the star he did," his coach, Rich Halverson, commented. ''He's how the second fastest cross country star in Luther history." Sundet is co-captain of the Norse track squad for 1968 on which he is a miter. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Har- 'Old C. Sundet and is a premedical student at Luther. Mrs. Mescher rites Friday at Bancroft Bancroft — Funeral services for Mrs. Frank H. Mescher, 83 of Bancroft, were held Friday at the St. John's Catholic churcht here. Msgr. Zeno Reis- v and burial was p.m. The first dan session wttl be held in room 145 in the Algona Community high school building. The instruction will consist of ten classes, .tentatively scheduled on Monday evenings. Planned dates for the classes are Nov. 27; Dec. 4, 11, & 18; Jan! 8, 15, 22, & 29; Feb. 5 & 12. It appears at this time that there Is sufficient .interest to conduct the class, but more participants are desired. The instruction wiH cover the many aspect* of officiating procedures and techniques. It is expected to cover both boys and girlfe high school sports. Demonstrations and films of games and meets will be used to illustrate the principles and techniques. The instruction will be under the direction of Everett Barr, local athletic official. An enrollment fee of $5.00 will be jthe charge; payable at the a short also been : hospitalized in Algonfe in October. Henrietta Hatten was born at Nokomis, HI. on April 22, 1884, the daughter of Mary and Joseph Hatten. She was married to Frank Mescher in 'Bancroft's St. .John's church on Feb. 28, 1905, and he died earlier this year. She is survived by five daughters and four sons: Mrs. Mary Gisch of Bancroft; Ambrose Mescher of Silver lake, Wise.; Sister M. Camilla of Briar Cliff college, Sioux City; Walter Mescher of Hurt; Mrs. Glenn {Martha) Mcdeish, of Bancroft; Edward of SUver Springs, Md.; Mrs. George (Dorothy) Johnson of Falls Church, Va.; Richard and Mrs. Dean (Helen) Kienitz of Bancroft. Two sisters and one brother also survive. They are Mrs, Magdalena Wolf of Bancroft, Mrs. Albert (Lucy) BawUion of Sauk Center, Minn., and Ed Haitten of Stacyville, Iowa. Gooifo LiMiR| f 83, ox-Wosloyai, Moo Burial rites for George S. Liming, former Wesley man, were held Wednesday, Nov, 22 at Whittier, California. 'Mr. liming with his family, moved from Decatur, m,, to Wesley in 1913 and later to California where he lived until he died, Survivors are Mrs, Liming, a daughter, seven grandchil- dreh, one brother, the Rev. C. L. Liming, Radcliffe, la., and one sister, Mrs, R, I. Simpson, Algona. Mr. Liming suffered a severe stroke leas than ft year »go, from which he never fully recovered, again Sunday morning a second stroke took 'his life. • I™ vMHIJeWliMPlw it WMHiMMKt * There ire now 214 shareholder* for the Whittemore GoU Club and fee application for an FHA loan for 8* new club ii now being examined for final approvaT ^p i *.^a^*^^ S^^sw •j*^'*^^ yf~ s<^pjw^i^^fL WA work gays at the paw course Prospective and current officials as well as interested spectators are invited to participate. The class is open to both men and women. Registration may be completed or questions answered by calling Elgin Allen, high school principal, or Frank Brusie, director adult education, at Algona 295-3518, or by making a personal visit to the office of the high school principal. When registering submit your name, address, arid telephone number. Terry Cook, former AlgonanilO 1 marry Mr. and Mrs. John Michael Trapp of Paris, Illinois, announce the forthcoming Dec. 20 marriage of their daughter, Rosemary Ellen, to Terry Ray Cook of Burlingame, California. Terry is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald E. Cook, former Algohans ,now living at- Storm Lake. The bride attended the University of Illinois and is presently a student at San Francisco State college. The bridegroom is a graduate of Algona high school and Drake University. He is employed as a field auditor with the California Inspection Rating Bureau. , After the 10 a.m. ^nuptial mass at St. Issac Joques Catholic church in Georgetown, 111., the couple will make their home at 1901 Garden Drive, Apartment 201, Burlingame, California, 94010. \ FoMtoN girl in Jr. Colin* Nay A Fenton girl, Mary Mienke, is one of the featured performers in the Estherville Junior College's drama department's presentation of The Glass Menagerie Dec, 7 and 8 in the Little Theatre of the EsUierville high school. Mienke, a freshman, will portray Amana Wingfield in the play. She is the daughter of •Mr. and Mrs, George Mienke of rural Fenton, \ Two from KooiNtli to got awirtb Two from Kossuth will receive ROTC awards at an annual fall ceremony Tuesday. Wayne Stoder, junior from Fenton, will receive the Distinguished Military Student award, and Ommund Skaar, Ledyard sophomore, will receive the Army ROTC Rifle Team ribbon. Mo poll offloo woman work to s»ye on -™- The post office at Bode will observe the following schedule during the conV ing holiday season. Open all day Saturday Dec. 9 »nd Dec. If, Pec. day Pec. 25 m mail patched. 0 * J - DIDN . T MATTER that the weather was more like early fall than Christmas — Santa Claus was m town Friday and the kids showed up by the hundreds for free candy and movies. The Algona Theatre was filled to capacity for two free "Flipper" shows at 1 p m and 3 p.m. The Algona Chamber of Commerce was the sponsor and it was the Chamber that sponsored Santa's first Appearance here. He arrived shortly after 1 p.m. and found a new house donated by the Salesman's Bureau of the Chamber awaiting him on the courthouse lawn. The above pictures graphically portray the reception he had with the line stretching over a block prior to his arrival. In all, over 2,000 bags of candy were distributed. Santa will be on State street each Saturday afternoon until Christmas. Exclusive Advance Photos by Bill Bray. Oar lieense plates e»w HNIIIW ••^^^•^^••(•••••••••••••••••iiiimaBpiiBaMBH^BBHUBHMBBaBii^BS Farm Auctions PaitBl '« "*""« •I SI. GiMUa's County Treasurer Don Jorgen*on's office will start ieniinig new auto license plates Friday for 1968, The plates h»w red numbers on a white background. The piiee must be on cars by Mini) I when arrests will be nerte of old number cars. A pemtty of five percent of Uve license fee attaches after February i. Car owners can obtain •their license by mjU conven- lently without hiving to *and in Mile. The cost of the new plate is indicated on (he low er left hand corner of the r^jwb^w sfp. Add fifty oeoto to this amount. Of the 50 cents, 25 cents k? for re- pbtee which ap- Nov, 30—Charles "Phil" Kollasoh farm sale, at farm located 2^ miles south of Bancroft and 2V< miles west. Sale includes three tractors, cattle and full line of machinery. Quinn ft dark, auctioneers; Farmers and Traders Savings Bank, Bancroft, clerk. Full sale details in Advance Monday. Dtc, 1—Dean Jetigenson closing out sale, at farm located 3^ mjles west on 18, v* mile south and y« mile west of Algom. Sate includes two tractors and complete tin* of machinery. Security State Bnik, clerk; Benson & Quinn, auctioneers. Full sale details in Advance next Monday. *—Blmer Mrs. Howard Seely, 56 year old rural Algona housewife, died Thursday, Nov. 23 at St. Ann hospital after a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be •held Monday, Nov. 27 at 1:30 p.m. at the First Methodist church with the Key. William R. Noland officiating. Burial Will be in Riverview cemetery, the McCullough funeral aha pel in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers are Kyle Keith, Evert Wanna, Ray Beamish, Charles Dearchs, William Kuihn Sr., and William Ringgenberg. Hazel Helen Burtis was bom May 23, 1911, in Kossuth counity. She was the daughter of Elmer and Ella Crouch Burtis. She was married Oct. 13, 1928 at Mason City to Howard Seely, who survives. Surviving besides her husband is one son, J. Craig Seely of Baltic, S. D., and two grandchildren. Also, a brother, Leo Burtis and one sis- tor, Florence, Mrs. Godfrey Geilenfedd, both of Eugene, Ore. 'Mrs. Seely has been active in the State Purebred livestock circles, serving as Secretary for years for the 'Midwest Cheviot Society. Ex-Algonan joins Chiropractic firm Dr. J. Dennis Richey, a former Algonan and high school 'graduate here, has joined Dr. Ron Masters in his chiropratic office at Buffalo Center it was announced this week. Richey was born in Esflherville and graduated from Algona high school. He has attended Ellsworth College and graduated from Palmer College in 1965. He took a year of post graduate work in Minneapolis and has been practicing at Iowa Falls for the past year. While in high school here, Richey Was active in sports including football. Toys needed for JG Christmas parly The Algona JC's will have their Underpriviledged Childrens* Christmas party on Dec. 17 with Bob Cramer chairman. Anyone wishing to donate toys for this party may contact Mr. Cramer at 5-5697, Les Foxhoven at 5-5424, or the toys may be delivered to the Avco Finance office at 112 No. Moore St. no later than Dec. 10. All toys wdD be completely repaired and freshly painted before the party. BILYEU'S CAR AFTER ACCIDENT An early morning one car accident on the West McGregor Road resulted in severe injuries to an Algona man, Milton Bilyeu, 40, who was alone in the car at the time. Shortly'after 5:30 a.m., the Algona police department received a report of a car in the ditch and investigated, finding Bilyeu. Bilyeu had been traveling east when his car apparently hit the shoulder at approximately 200 feet west of a drive, and he failed to bring the vehicle back on the road, crashing into the embankment. He was taken to the emergency room of St. Ann hospital with extensive pelvic injuries, a possible broken jaw and severe facial lacerations. The 1963 Chevrolet was a total loss, with the entire front and frame damaged. Bilyeu is employed by the Algona Municipal Utilities as an electrician. A Swea City man was injured in one of two accidents involving Swea City drivers last week. Oliver B. Graham, 46, of Swea City, was takem to St. Ann hospital with cuts and bruises and rib injuries after his car went into the ditch •and through a fence on a county blacktop road IVfe mfles north and Ms mile east of Burt in Portland township about 1:30 a.m. last Thursday. Deputy sheriff Eppo Bulten reported the 1957 station wagon Graham was driving was a total loss. Graham thought he might have fallen asleep at the wheel. THE SECOND accident occurred seven miles north and one west of Swea City about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday on an east-west blacktop. A car driven by Cyril Wisdimeyer, 20, of Swea City, collided with >a tractor pulling a fertilizer machine driven by Daniel Pyteleshi, Fairmont, Minki. The Wischmeyer car had about $150 damage. According to the accident report, the tractor was several feot over on the wrong side of the road. A minor accident occurred at midnight Friday when a car, parked at the Chrome cafe, rolled across the drive and hit a parked truck owned by the Thomas Truck Service of Vernon, Alabama, causing $85 in damage. The car, a 1963 Buick, parked by Michael Paul Hassel, 20, of Fenton, was not damaged. Light bulb ealches dust on fire Algona fire trucks were called to Cargill, Inc. about 6:30 p.m. Friday evening. A light bulb had caught some dust on fire in the pit of the plant on South Phillips street. The blaze was quickly put out and there was no damage. Demo women to convene Tuesday The Democratic Women of Kossuth County will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 8 p.m. at the American Legion Building in Algona. The election of officers for 1968 • will be held at the meeting. WHERE TO GO? WHAT TO DO? Turn to the new "Entertainment Page" in Thursday'* NORTH IOWA PEACH . . . exclusive in the Kossuth County Advance. Latest listings on new movies, dining and dancing, shows and other entertainment. V/^/V/,^////^^^ Garrigan opens at Bancroft Sister Mary Eunice Kane, PBVM of Dubuque, will be the speaker at a Parent's Meeting at St. Cecelia's school Wednesday evening, Nov. 29, at 3 p.m. Sister is the Religious Education Consultant for the Presentation Sisters and her topic for the evening will be "Parent's -Respotisibiliities to Children." There will also be a question and answer period. Sister Mary Eunice has recently been on the program It the COD Workshop for the Sioux City Diocese held at Storm Lake and has also at- J tended the Regional Congress earlier thai month in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Anyone interested is welcome Wednesday evening. Refreshments will be served. SCHOOL BOARD MEETS The Algona Community School Board held its regular meeting last Tuesday night with mostly routine business being handled. A meeting with the architect of the new .school was dated for Dec. 5. THI$ 1$ THi Garrigan high school basketball team that will open its winter season Saturday night at St. John's of Bancroft. Only one letterman, Jack Muller, is on the squad, which is coached by Steve McCall. Shown above, left to right, Jim Walker, John WinkeL Dave McCarthy, Jim Fickbohm, Steve Wingert, Jack Muller, Vern Kollasch, Mike Elbert Kevin O'Brien, Tom Black and John McQuire. * ' G«rrif4n hifh *ch»*l will kick off iff teittttfeli **•• ten Saturday night at fhf iMri invtdt ttn«r»lt Iff tn optninf with ft, 4«M'l of BancreH. The Jehnnie* will hivt ««r«*dv playe^ thre* ftmti. They dropped their op**- er 9 t Weit Bend Hit Frid-y night, 76-7? and whipped Swea City oS 49 lait Toe*- ttvt M$€ill been drilling hif $999 n for tw« wtfki. He ha» on- out letterman |»$k from t yttr, f'r J»ek AAuller. A ttntelivt. flirting lint- M|) W9«W ineMt Mvller «t ftnltr, Kevin O'Brien (*') at ent fwwiN Md D»ve McC»rH»y «t tr Steve Wingtrt «| MM other forward John Winkvl will »t«rt it an§ tv»N MUM l> will * •«•!, " The 4V will

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