Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on December 28, 1967 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 28, 1967
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State Historical City, NJW CQMUT CAtiJ Leo J. Seifert vs. Paul and Sheryi Sanftner, acct, f238.SU >T. ANN BIRTH* Dec. 20 — Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Lichter, Aigona, girl, b ib. 14 oz. D«c. 23 — Mr. and Mrs. John Altman, Aigona, girl, 'I ib. a oz.; Mr. and ivirs. Merle Moore, Aigona, girl, tt Ib. 11 Vi oz. ' : - ' WEDDING PERMITS John T. Scobba, Patricia Scobba, both Aigona; Barbara J. Stenzei, Engeiwood, Colo., johannes r. Voilmer, Denver, Colo. ; uennis tt ranzen, '1 iton- ka, charlotte Lappe, Burl; Bruce A, Waiter, Catherine M. i, ootn Minneapolis. Alqona Ho^uth CPU m*HH*****a*J tfttttt* m tMOftrf'dtti ffOtt*, bee, 1, 1908, of AHorte, towa 50311 pwtofclttund* A*» «f ft**** March 8, tl* VOL. 47 - NO. 101 - THURSDAY, DiC. 21,W7, ALOONA, IOWA - 10 PACES PLUS SUPPLEMENT holiday crashe f y-m . '• •:-•• :':'3?Simon Henri dies; rites held ALOONA WEATHER High Low Pept. Dec. 20 _ ____ 52, 33 Dec. 21 ___-- 47 10 Dec 22 ____ _ 13 0 trace Dec. 23 _____ 35 0 Dec. 24 _____ 43 15 Dec. 25 _— — 8 4 .2J> Dec. 26 ------ 21 -4 Dec. 27 ______ — -8 MAYOR'S COURT Eldora E. Schmeling, Whittemore, failure to enter high way safely, $10; James Walter Brooks, Kanawha. failing to stop in an assured clear distance, $10; Alan Joseph Menke, Bancroft, reckless driving, $50; Verena L. McGuire, Ai- gona, failure to enter highway safely, $10; Lawrence S. Twedt, independence, Iowa, speeding, $12; Wayne Robert Green, Britt, assault,' $25; John Robert Kollasch, Lakota, reckless driving, $100. ST. ANN HOSPITAL Dec. 19 — Terry Zweifel, Aigona, medical. DM; 20 — Mrs. Ida Leffert, Aigona, fracture (transferred to Mason City) Dec. 23 — Andrew Yock, West Bend, medical. Dec. 24 — Mrs. Anna Mousel, Bancroft, medical. Dec. 25 — Nancy Welton, Aigona, T & A. "~ ""- "*" Dec. 26 — William Berte, T & A; Lynne Baldwin, Aigo- na, T & A; Bruce Hackbarth, Whittemore, T & A; Ann Reding, Irvington, T & A. NEW VEHICLES Richard Donald Chase, Ai- gona, Ford trk.; Marvin E. Clements, Aigona, Ford p/u; Artie L. Goetsch, LuVerne, Chev. p/u; Alfred Joseph Berte, Irvington, CMC; Ben Wilfred Buss, Titonka, Chev. p/u; Don McGuire Constr. Co., Aigona, GMC; Clifford Wayne or Floy Faye Riebhoff, West Bend, Dodge; Donald Grant or Ruby Audrey Keoppel, Fenton, Chev.; Robert Edward Schmidt Jr., Lone Rock, Rambler; James Russell Miller, Ringsted, Chev.; Harold August Darnell, Ledyard, Pont.; Paul James Gassman, Swea City, Chev.; John Vincent Cruise, Wesley, Plym.; A. F. Van Buren, Aigona, Olds; Fred Blumer, LuVerne, Ford; Otto Paul Hertzke, Lakota, Ford; James Jos. Haverly, Wesley, Merc.; Gerhard August Wittkopf, Aigona, Olds; Cecil Henry Friedmann, Aigona, Olds; Larry Dean Grabianowski, of Armstrong, Plym.; Fred Ely Kent, Algona, Ford; Richard T, McGuire, Bode, Olds; William Paul Kollasch, Whittemore, Chrys.; Theodore Lars or Nellie Alice Larson, Aigona, Ford; Arlin Harry Medetzke, EJmore, Chev.; David Higgins or Jeanne Williams Evans, Aigona, Plym. AUCTION CALENDAR Dec. 21 — John Elsbecker closing out sale, at farm located 3 miles west of Hands Park, Minn, 4 miles north and Vi mile west. Sale includes 89 head of livestock including 32 head of Holstein cattle and 57 hogs, plus a full line-up of machinery. Wedel & Clark, auctioneers; Martin County National B»nk, Fairmont, Minnesota, clerk. Sale details in last week's PEACH section. Dec, 21—Henry Mert? closing out sale, at farm located 4 miles west of Wesley and % mile north or 10 east of Aigo- na and % mile north. Sale includes three tractors and full fine of machinery. Quinn & Leek, auctioneers; The Security State Bank, Aigona, clerk. Full sale details in Advance last Thursday. Qtt. W -r- Marvin Vasfce Pairy Auction, at farm located one mile west, one south and 2>/i miles west of Bancroft. Sale includes 20 head 'Funeral services for Simon Henry, 78, Aigona, were held Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Cecelia's Catholic church. Monsignor P. P. Gearen officiated at the service. Burial was in Calvary cemetery with the Hamilton funeral home in charge. Pallbearers were Dean Loss, Duane Sheppard, Phillip Henry, Paul Kollasch, Loren Hahle and Orland Steil. Simon Henry was born Jan. 12, 1899 -at Chenoa, III., son of John and Mary Elbert (Henry. He came to Iowa at the age of 7, to Kossuth in 1913, and to Aigona in 1918. He was married to Mathilda Steil on October 15, 1927 at St. Cecelia's in Aigona. Mr. Henry, a retired farmer, died at the Good Samaritan rest home Saturday evening. Surviving besides his wife are three sons and a daughter. Ardith, Mrs. Roman Knecht, West Bend; Eugene, John and Thomas, all of Aigona. Brothers and sisters surviving are Mary Henry, Whittemore; John Henry, Whittemore; Catherine, Mrs. Earl Sheppard, Aigona; Joseph Henry, Aigona; Margaret, Mrs. Robert Loss, Aigona; Esther, Mrs. Francis Kollasch, Whittemore; Melvin H., Whittemore; and Regina, Mrs. Raymond Ryan, Garner: RICH BLACK (No. 12 in white) puts up his guard and Clear Lake guard Budolfson dribbles down the floor during the Clear Lake - Aigona game here last Friday night. Clear Lake won the game 76-62 to remain unbeaten for the.^season. Budolfson, incidentally, is the son of Al Budolfson who was an all-state great at Rolfe high school in the late 1930's. Exclusive Advance Photo by Bill Bray. '//////'///// //// /////.' y,, '//.•'////S,///-///''///./''' ,'///>//• ' Ida Leffert held Thursday Funeral services for Mrs. David L. (Ida) Leffert, 86, will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Methodist church in Aigona, the Reverend William R. Noland officiating. Burial will bs in Eastlawn Me- moriarGardens with the Me- Cullough funeral home »in charge. Mrs. Leffert died Sunday at Park Memorial hospital, Mason City, where she had been a patient since Thursday, being transferred there from St. Ann hospital after she suffered a broken hip and wrist ' in a fall at her home Wednesday evening. Mrs, Leffert is survived by her husband and one daughter, Ila, Mrs. Harold Parsley, Tokyo, Japan. Mrs. Parsley arrived in Aigona Tuesday evening. There are three grandchildren. A complete obituary not available at this time, will be printed in next week's Advance. of high grade Holsteins. Quinn & Clark, auctioneers; Farmers and Traders Savings Bank, Bancroft, clerk. Full sale details in Thursday's Peach. ' Jan. 4 — William Schultze closing out sale, at farm located three miles north, 3 east, one-half north of Ceylon, Minn. Sale includes three tractors and full line of John Deere machinery. Wedel and Clark, auctioneers; Martin Co. National Bank, of Fairmont, clerk. Full sale details in Advance Peach Thursday. 1 Jan. 6 — Ervin Gatton, farm sale located 4Mg miles east on highway 18 and then 2 south, one east and first place south from 169 and 18 Jet- north of Aigona. Sale includes three tractors, machinery, 28 head of hogs, four cattle, etc. Quinn & Leek, auctioneers; Iowa State Bank, Ai- gona, clerk. Full sale details in Advance soon. Jan. 9 — Terry and Jack Tieman sale, at farm located 7 miles east of Burt and second place south. Sale includes full line of machinery. Charley Quinn and Lyle Benson, auctioneers; Lone Rjocfc Bank, clerk, FHU sale details in AjJ- Mary Dubaski dies] services on Thursday Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Helen Dubaski, 82 year old Aigona housewife who died'Christmas day at her home, were held Thursday, 9:30 a.m., at St. Cecelia's Catholic church with Msgr. P. P. Gearen officiating. Burial was in Calvary cemetery, the Hamilton funeral home in charge. ~ Mary Helen Hurak was born April 1, 1885 in Czechoslovakia, daughter of Joseph and Mary 'Hurak. She came to the United States where she married Joseph Dubaski at Chicago in 1911. In 1919 they came to Aigona where they lived the rest of their lives. Mr. Dubaski died in 1960. Two sons and one daughter survive. Pauline, Mrs. Charles Fletchall, Sexton; Joe, Aigo- na; and John, Sexton. Two daughters died in inafncy. There are two grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Two sisters are also living. 'Mrs. Verona Kralcik, Wausau, Wise,, and one in Czechoslovakia. Pallbearers were John Elbert, James McEnroe, Al Eischeid and Walter Bradley, Students attend biology loctvro* Carrigan and Aigona Community high school sophomore and senior first and second year biology students have been attending biology lectures during their Christmas vacation. These lectures are attended voluntarily by the students, to increase their knowledge of biology. They receive no scholastic credits. Glenn "Bucky" Buchanan, second year medical student at the University of Iowa, has been conducting the course, held for five days from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Veteran's Memorial building. HONORED AT COFFEE Mr. and Mrs, Eg Sindelar gave a coffee Wednesday, December 20 for Perry Collins who is retiring from the Pioneer company. Guests were men who have worked for him and the wives were included guests. NO MONDAY PAPER There will be only one Advance paper next week. It will be published on Wednesday for Thursday distribution. PAUL E. SMITH USS Cochrane (DDG-21 — (PHTNC) — Radioman Seaman Paul E. Smith, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne E. Smith, West Bend, participated in "Blue Lotus," the largest U. S. First Fleet Exercise in three years, aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Cochrane. The exercise was held off the coast of Southern California from Nov. 28 to Dec. 9. It involved 24,000 men in 45 ships and six air units, The strike force phase of the exercise involved maneuvers to train participating ships in the type of Naval warfare for which they were designed. The amphibious phase of the exercise involved an actual amphibious assault at Camp Pendleton, Calif., by x an embarked Marine Expeditionary Brigade. Exercise highlights included surface-to-air missile firings at drone targets, live rocket and bombing attacks on the San Clemente and Chocolate Mountain impact ranges, and Naval air strikes to sink target ships. NICHOLAS R, ALEXANDER Ft, Rueker, Al«. — Nicholas R Alexander, 20, son of Mr. and Mrf.'Lyle-R. Alexander, Route 2, Wesley, received the silver .wings of an army aviator and was appointed a warrant officer Dec. 19 upon graduation from the Army Aviation School, Ft. Rueker, Ala- During the 16-week course, he was taught various fire techniques and tactical maneuvers for heiicopers supporting ground troops in combat. He also received instruction in helicopter maintenance and survival techniques. Burt, dies here Tuesday .1 • Thomas Carr Trenary, 75 year old retired farmer in the Burt area, died Tuesday at St. Ann hospital after a lingering illness. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the Burt Presbyterian church with the Reverend John Reiners officiating. Burial will be in the Burt township cemetery with military graveside rites. The Garry funeral home of Bancroft is in charge of arrangements. Thomas C. Trenary was born May 31, 1892 at Derby, Indiana. His parents were Samuel and Sarah Alvey Trenary. He came to Burt in 1914 and was married to Grace Smith on December 31, 1919 at Burt. Mr. Trenary was in the service during World War 1 and was next to Glenn McKinnon of Bancroft when he was killed by a German hand grenade. Mr. McKinnon was the first Bancroft casualty and the McKinnon Legion Post of Bancroft was named in his honor, Mr. Trenary was a member of the American Legion and VFW -posts of Burt. Mrs. Trenary, two .daughters and a son survive. Kenneth, at home; Virginia, Mrs. Ralph Dugan, Davenport; and Viola, Mrs. Harold Becker, of • Burt. There are four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Three sisters, all living in Indiana, also survive, 4-H Rally Nkjhi la »t lMi|M The annual 4-H Rally Night will be held tonight (Thursday) in the Aigona high school auditorium. This is the high point of 4-H activities for the year and parents and friend* of 4-H are invited to attend. There will be an election of officers for the 1968 year, Also on the program will be folk singing by the Lawrence Be'sch family. GOOD SAMARITAN PARTY Christmas parties were held Tuesday, December 19 at both of the Good Samaritan Homes. Rev. Paul Hansen of Titonka and a group of wQm- en from his church gave the invocation and songs respectively. At the New Home Rev. Mack Carlson gave the invocation, be and Mrs. Carlson sang a duet and there was group singing. Over '4,000 in damage te ears involved Six Kossuth county residents were injured and property damage amounted to over $6,000 in a series of highway accidents occurring in the county over the long Christmas holiday weekend. Most serious injury occurred when Minnie Pannkuk, 67 of Titonka, was struck by a car Saturday afternoon about 2:25 p.m. on the Titonka main street. She was taken to a Mason .City hospital with a possible broken leg. She walked in front of a 1966 Mustang driven by Beverly I. Kardoes, 26 of Des Moines on the Titonka street. The car had only $40 damage according to Deputy Sheriff Eppo Bulten, who investigated. The Des Moines woman was driving north on the main street at the time of the acci- * dent. AN ALGONA farm girl, 19- year old Linda Dodds, sustained a slight concussion Christmas day about 12:10 p.m. ~ when the car she was riding in struck a bridge abutment on highway 18 just west of the Four Corners north of Ai- gona. She was taken to St. Ann hospital for treatment. The car was driven by Rodney Scuffham, also of Aigona. He was unhurt but the 1962 Oidsmobile he was driving had $1,000 in damage. He was traveling east on highway 18 when he lost control of the car on the icy road and slid into the bridge. Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst investigated and no charges were filed in either this crash or the Titonka mishap. RANDY HAWKINS, 17 of Aigona, sustained a scalp cut about 2 a.m. Christmas day when the car he was riding in went out of control on the McGregor blacktop 2 l /2 miles west of Algoan Driver of the car was David A. Nelson, 18 of Aigona. The 1960 model car had $400 in damage. Patrolman Tom Cogdall reported the Nelson car was going east on the blacktop when Nelson lost control and went into the west ditch. Both youths said they were run off the road by another car which didn't dim its lights, according to Cogdall. Nelson was unhurt and Hawkins was taken to St. Ann hospital for treatment. No charges were filed. A HIT-AND-RUN driver did about $150 damage to a 1960 Ford owned by the Ley Motor Co. of Lakota while it was parked along a Lakota street Christmas Eve night. The accident occurred in front of the Francis Schultz residence. Sheriff Ralph Lindhortt reported an unknown car slid into the loft rear of the machine on the slippery streets sometime during the evening. A second accident occurred on the Lakota main street about 2:15 a.m. the preceding night, Saturday. Cars driven by Gary Garrett and John Kollasch, both of Lakota, were involved. Damage to the parked Garrett car, owned by Gary Geilenfeldt, were about 11,000 as was the damage to the 1966 Ford driven by John Kollasch. l The Geilenfeldt car was parked on the east side of the street and the Kollasch car came from the north on the east side of the street and hit the other car, knocking j| up on the lawn and across the sidewalk. Kollasch was charged with Sheriff Eppo Buiten. Sharon Franklin, 20 of EJjnoje/a passenger in the GeUejBi^i car, was taken to the Buffalo Ceifr ter hospital with bruiief, TWO YQWNQ people were injured in a tw<w?ar crash ons^ half mile north i»4 oue west $70 burglary at Charges filed by police in two accidents Bancroft cafe BANCROFT — A break- in at Roy's Grill at- Bancroft i< being investigated this week by Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst. A total of $70 in cash was taken from the cash register sometime between 10 p.m. Monday and 5:40 a.m. Tuesday when the cafe was opened for business. The back door was knocked in according to Lindhorst, possibly by banging against it. College to buy 33 acres for '43,000 Orville Parks, present Dean of the Estherville Jr. College, was named by the Iowa Lakes Community College board of directors to serve as the director of arts and sciences. Mr. Parks was hired at a salary of $14,500 per year and will serve as director in the school of arts and science. A similar position with the college is held by Richard Blacker who is director of vocational and technical education. The board also entered negotiations for the purchase of 33 acres near the Estherville campus for enlargement of the arts and science school of the college. Purchase price of the land will be $43,000. Financing of 'this tract will be by the three-fourths mill levy approved by the. five .county voters at the September election. The three-fourths mill levy for capital improvements will be used as follows: The first Vk year draw will be used to develop the vocational campus at Emmetsburg, the next I'/z years for the Estherville campus, with the last two years unallocated. The three-fourths mill levy yields about $190,000 per year for the college. The board also voted to raise the college tuition rate to $150 per semester for Iowa students. Total enrollment of the college is expected to exceed 1,000 students next September. 100 coaches at f •,.. • . The Aigona police were\Caifi led to the intersection of East Elm and North Woostirjf streets at 10:07 a.m. Saturda^ where a 1965 pickup driven'Jt by John F. Golwitzer had •$$$ lided with the 1963 Che vrolits ' driven by Maxwell M. both of Aigona. There $500 damages to the which was owned by the Tietz Const. Co., and $450 darnagei to the left side of the Miller car. Charges of failing to yietii the right of way were filed against Golwitzer. <$ Charges of failing to yield the right of way were filed| against Donald Brett Bartlett. 17, when the car he waVdriy-st ing collided with a 1967 Ply-It mouth driven by Mrs. ShirleyK| Payne McBride, San Beriito Texas, at the intersection of South Ridgley and West Ner braska streets Saturday at| 5:45 p.m. There was $200 damages to the Bartlett Chevrolet station wagon • andf $800 to the McBride car. The Aigona police investigated. } A minor accident late Christmas afternoon was 'invesU-f gated, and no charges were filed. Duane A. Wells, Jefferson City, Mo., was backing ; out f-m ii'Vi of a driveway on street and hit a parked belonging to Roy Stoffel, suiting in $50 damages. were no damages to the Wells|i|| car. . Holiday Clinic The second annual Holiday Coaching Clinic sponsored by Aigona and Garrigan high schools and staged at Garrigan was a huge success Wednesday. Over 100 coaches attended the two sessions which featured speakers on track, wrestling, basketball and football. One of the featured coaches on the program was ex- Aigona coach George DuVall. of Bancroft about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. Kathy Murray, 17 of Bancroft, a passenger in a car driven by Richard L. Lynch, 17 of Fenton, was bruised and Lynch sustained chest and head injuries when their, car struck a parked car driven by Kenneth J. Schiltz, Bancroft, from behind. The Schiltz machine did not have its lights on. Miss Murray was treated by a Bancroft doctor while Lynch was taken to the Estherville hospital for treatment. The Schiltz car was knocked into the ditch by the force of the collision. Damage was $800 to the Schiltz car and $1,000 to the 1965 Lynch machine. Deputy Sheriff Eppo Bulten investigated and said, ehajges are pending. A two-car crash at the St. Benedict - McGregor blacktop intersection a mile south of Sexton did about $400 damage Tuerday morning at 9 a-W- A car driven by Dorothy Leek, Aigona, stopped at a stop sign and then pulled put onlq the' blacktop *n4 CQlUOed. w i& f car dmeo by Edward EJschtn, • LuVerne. The Leek machine hax} the heaviest 4STO|§. HIT AND RUN - . . The Aigona police were 5 called to the Corwin Peer residence at 8:10 a.m. Wednesday where during the night someone had hit the 1965 Chevrolet owned by Gary Peer, of Craig, Colo, The car, parked on Minnesota street, headed north, had $50 damages to the left front fender and door. Ex-West Bend postmaster dies here Saturday West Bend — Funeral services for George Montag, 72, were held Wednesday at St. Peter and Paul's Catholic church, with the Rev. Louis Grevings officiating. Burial was in the West Bend cemetery. Mr. Montag died Saturday evening at the Good Samaritan Home in Aigona where he had been a patient for about 15 months. Born in Janesville, Wis., George Montag moved ^to West Bend as a small child, where he rceived his education. In 1922 he married Izma* Tucker at Kansas City, Kan. Mrs. Montag died in 1953, , . Surviving are a daughter,"' Mrs. Richard Bormann, West Bend, and a son, William, of Mankato, Minn. Also surviv* ing are eight grandchildren; two sisters, and three broth' ers, Sister Mary Lucidia, Pra,T irie du Chien, Wis.; Mrs. Fred' Bauman, Leo and Joe, all »f West Bend, and Adolph, Oma,» ha, Neb. Mr. Montag was postmaster in West Bend for 29 yeari;'- and was also connected with* the Montag 3rothers Ford Cor in West Bend. He wag a/ J ber of St. Peter and U Catholic church and a'vi an of World War 1, FirtO At the regujjju; the. Aigona FiR* Tuesday $hj $m pf offers waill —^a 4 <;J i 1 ! 1 V i ;* *

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