Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on January 6, 1966 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 6, 1966
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BUILDING PERMITS Dunn's Sure-Save, Display Sign. WEDDING PERMITS John Frideres, Willmington, 111., Patricia Ricke, Wesley. ALGONA MARKETS New Corn $1.14 January Beans $2.50 Oats 68c NEW COURT CASE ADVANCE ALMANAC Dig«tt of WMk't NEWS chinery, land and cattle includ- "Th« ADVANCE — thft p«p«r with the GROCERY Martin Hamilton dba Hamilton Hatchery, Wesley, vs. Gerald C. Awe. Note $1394.07. Mclvin Faber vs. Florence Faber, divorce. ALGONA WEATHER High Low Pracp. Dec. 25 32 Dec. 26 27 Dec. 27 16 Dec. 28 32 Dec. 29 43 Dec. 30 50 Dec. 31 Jan. Jan. Jan. Jan. Jan. 1 2 3 4 5 48 42 19 34 36 20 19 1 9 30 30 27 20 17 4 21 21 .52 ing dairy equipment. Quinn & Leek, auctioneers, Merlin Madsen, Burt, clerk. Full sale de tails in Monday's Advance. Jan, 10 — Smith Plbg. & Htg closing out auction, at Thompson, Iowa. Sale starts at 4 p.m with complete listing of equipment to be sold in Thursday's Advance. Col. Roy B. Johnson Buffalo Center, Babbitt and Murra, auctioneers; Peoples State Bank, Thompson, clerk. Jan. 17 — Marlin Larsen farm and land auction sale, at farn located mile west of the Senecf Store and mile north. Sale in eludes 160-acre farm, 41 Holstein cattle, machinery and other i terns. Clark & Clark, auctioneers The Security State Bank, Algona, clerk. Full sale details in the Advance soon. More farmers swell night school to 160 Stat« Historical Society Iowa City, Entered as second class matter, Dec. 1, (908, at Algona, Iowa, 5051 Ipostoffice under Act of Congress March 8, 1879 VOL. 6*-NO. 2 THURSDAY, JAN, 6, 1966 - ALGONA, IOWA - 16 PAGES IN 2 SECTIONS V once Mayor welcomes Twins -but no Zollo! ST. ANN HOSPITAL Dec. 30 — Mrs. Dorothy Menke, Bancroft, medical. D«c. 31 — Steven Hoover, Burt, medical. Jan. 1 — Baby John Michael Hood, Algona, medical; John Kajewski, Algona, burns. Jin. 2 — Anna Pfeffer, Algona, medical. Jan. 3 — Mrs. Virgie Lau, Al- fracture; Josephine Ar- Whittemore gona. end, Algona, medical; Baby Sheila R. Foxhoven, Algona, boarder; Kathryn McMurray, Algona, medical; Simon Henry, Algona, medical. Jan. 4 — Sister Mary Isidore, Algona, medical. Jan. 5 — Walter Bell, Burt, medical. FARM AUCTIONS Jan. 6 — Vernon Wenger closing out farm sale*, at farm located SVa miles south of Titonka on highway 226. Sale includes three tractors, machinery, livestock feeder equipment, etc. Clete West and Clair Clark, auctioneers; Exchange State Bank, Wes- scn i. ley, clerk. Full sale details in Monday's Advance. Jan. 6 — Seval Holden farm closing out sale, at farm located pompe. on the south edge of Bode. Sale includes complete line of farm machinery. Andersen and Kleve, auctioneers; Iowa State Bank, West Bend, clerk. Full sale details in Monday's Advance. Jan. 6 — George B. Streit closing out sale, at farm located on the corner northeast of highway junction 18 and 44 north of Whittemore. Sale includes complete line of farm machinery. Quinn & Leek, auctioneers; Farmers State Bank, Whittemore, clerk. Full sale details in Monday's Advance. Jan. 7 — Walter Ditsworth, at farm located 4 miles north, 2 miles west and l k mile north of Burt, Full line of machinery, household goods and 20 shorthorn cattle. Quinn & Clark auctioneers; Farmers & Traders Savings Bank, Bancroft, clerk Full sale details in Monday's Ad vance. Jan. 7 — Hurlburt Bros, fore noon dairy auction, at farm lo cated 3 l /2 miles north of Lone Rock. Sale includes 50 head o hi-grade Holstein cattle, plus equipment. Quinn, Clark Clark, auctioneers; Lone Rock Bank, clerk. Full sale detail on this 9:30 a.m. auction in Mon day's Advance. Jan. 8 — William J. C. Erpelding farm auction, at farm located 2 miles west and 2 J /a north of LuVerne. Sale includes four tractors and 21 cattle in addition to machinery, hogs and chickens. Leek & Quinn, auctioneers; Security State Bank of LuVerne, clerk. Full sale details in Monday's Advance. Jan. 8 — 200-acre farm at auction for Alfred T. Jurgenson Estate. Farm located north of Winnebago, Minn, on highway 169 to Bass Lake Road, then one mile east and one-half mile south. Sale starts at 1 p.m. Herman Wedel & Wayne Wagner auctioneers. Full details of tails in Monday's Advance. Jan. 8 — Albert G- & Margaret M. Harms land and machinery auction, at farm located 6 miles east of Bancroft on blacktop and %-rnjle south Sale includes full line of ma The enrollment of the Farm' er's Evening School reached 160 members at the last meeting, an increase of 35 new members. The following new members enrolled Dec. 20. Algona — Dave Anderson Harold P. Becker, Harold E Bode, Bill Bormann, Randall Clark, Ronald Gardner, Ervin Gerber, Ron Gerber, Harold C Hunt, Roger Keith, R. I. Mawd sley, Lyle Raney and Dear Schlapia. Bancroft — John Bauer and Bob Doyle. Burt — Edgar Keith and Rus sell Patterson. Corwith — James Rosenmey er. Irvington — John Weber. Lone Rock — Ralph Bier stqdt, Clair Bellinger, Sylveste Brace, Duane Dittmer, Ed Lued Rode named chairman Board of Supervisors Organizational meetings of he Kossuth County Board of Supervisors and the Algona City Council were held Monday afternoon. No major business was transacted but swearing in of members was held. John Rode, Titonka, was named chairman of the Kossuth County Board of Supervisors, replacing Swea City's "Tony" Kollasch at the opening meeting of the county board at the courthouse Monday afternoon. Board members include Charles Plathe, 1st; Gary McDonald, 2nd; Rode, 3rd; Lawrence Newbrough, 4th; and Kollasch, 5th. Newbrough was appointed manager of the county farm, to be assisted by McDonald. In other business, Burnetta Bohanannon, Rode and Newbrough were appointed to the Social Welfare Board. AT THE OPENING city council meeting, all members were sworn in Monday afternoon. The council is the same as last year with Stan Muckey representing the 1st Ward; Jim Andreasen, 2nd; Joe Elbert, 3rd; Sheridan Cook, 4th; and Howard Miller and Ken Peirce, at-large. All but Cook were re-elected last November. There were the usual appointments and business handled in a short meeting after the swearing in. MAYOR BILL FINN (left) welcomes two members of the Minnesota Twin organization Monday night at Charlie's Supper Club, where a group of local business leaders dined with the visitors prior to the program at the Algona high school auditorium. Shown with Finn are Jerry Snyder, public relations man with the Twins (center) and rookie first baseman Dick Reece. Both spoke at the program and a 40-minute color film of the 1965 World Series was shown. Biggest disappointment for the small fry was that Twin's shortstop and Most Valuable Player in the American League, Zollo Versalles, did not show up as scheduled. Because of personal problems, he was unable to fulfill his commitment. About 250 attended the program in the high school. Snyder and Reece stayed over Tuesday to provide the program for the Lions Club at noon. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. Services for Mrs. Pletch dated Friday Mrs. H. W; (Helen) Pletch, 67, died early Tuesday morning, John Hildman and Donald Preu- Joe Besch, Duane D. Metzger, Galen Metzger, Orville Muller and Melvin The next meeting is scheduled for Jan. 10, 1966. The subect: "Soybean Production Pro- Fertilizer plant going up at Swea Swea City — Construction is under way of the Tennessee Coop fertilizer blending plant lo cated on the north side of unction 9 and 169. Work is be- ng done by Crane Construction, Mechanicsburg, Ohio. Ray Davis of Ohio is foreman. Completion is expected sometime the end of January. It will be listed under Cus torn Farm Service and will em ploy two men. Business will be selling of liquid ammonia and dry types of fertilizer blended to the customers desire. No definite opening date has been set. Queen eke, Dale Schroder and Maur-!Jan. 4, at the home of her ice Weisbrod. I daughter in Columbus, Ga., LuVerne — Darrell Fett. j f rom a heart attack. Mr. and Wesley — Burton Hanson, \i rs . pietch left Algona the ,veek before Christmas to spend the holidays there. They plan tied to return about the middle of the month. The daughter of Otto and Rose Ehlers Falkenhainer, she was born in Algona, June 3, 1898. A 1916 graduate of Algona high school, she attended Rockford college and graduated from Grinnell. She taught mu sic in the Whiting school. During the 1920's she was marriec to Henry W. Pletch. Survivors besides her hus band are a son, William, Wa terloo, and Joan, Mrs. John Clayton, Columbus, Ga. There are six grandchildren. Two bro triers, Harold and Chester Fal- kenhainer, are deceased. Mrs. Pletch was a member of the Bel Canto club and the First Congregational church. Funeral services will be. held Friday at ten o'clock at the Congregational church with Rev. Frank Harcey officiating. Burial will be in Riverview cemetery with McCullough's in charge. Bancroft couple have second baby born in 1966! Bancroft — A Bancroft couple, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Schiltz, just missed having the first baby born in Emmet county for 1966 last week. Mrs. Schiltz gave birth to a daughter at 7:30 p.m. New Year's Day at Holy Family hospital at Estherville. First baby born in the county was at Armstrong early that day. The Schiltzes have eight children, four boys and four girls and the latest addition is an 8 Ib. 3 oz. girl. Annual Meeting of United Fund Jan. 28 The annual meeting of the United Fund of Algona will be held Tuesday night, Jan. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the assembly room of the Kossuth County Court house. All contributors are members and are urged to at tend. There will be an election of seven directors and report for the year will be made, Carolyn Johnson, daughter of the Duane Johnsons, was crowned 1965-66 Ledyard homecoming queen at the basketball game between Bancroft and Ledyard last week. Bancroft came from behind, to win, the game 74-62. Miss Iowa in Kossuth County Miss Iowa, Mari Hardy of Sioux City, will appear at Swea City next Tuesday as part of the Quaker Oats Co.'s "Seed and Supplier Day" celebration. She will also appear at Lakota the following day, Wednesday; Jan. 12. Refreshments will be served at both places and the public is invited to attend both events. Two accidents reported on New Year' Day There were no personal injuries in a pair of highway crashes in Kossuth County New Year's Day. No charges were filed in either case. Donald G. King, Algona, reported to the Sheriff's office at 7 p.m. Sunday an accident that occurred at 3:30 a.m. the preceding morning one mile north of Algona on highway 169. King, 20, told authorities his car was going north when he went to sleep and the machine struck a "Keep Right" sign. There was $50 damage to the sign and $200 to the King car. THE SECOND accident New Year's Day occurred about 11:15 p.m. four miles north and three miles west of Algona on a blacktop. A pickup truck driven by Roger L. England, 17 of Fen;on, went into the ditch when e lost control. The 1965 pickup ad about $1,000 in damage. England told Patrolman Chares Bird, who investigated, he vas traveling too fast for the conditions of the roadway. Take gas while family is gone Thieves broke into a garage on the Walter Winkelman !arm, three miles northwest of Buffalo Center just inside the New warehouse to be built by Snap-on Tools The Ottawa, 111. Chamber of iominercc in a joint announcement with Greater Ottawa, Incorporated revealed Monday that Snap-on Tools Corporation, one of the country's leading manufacturers of hand tools and automotive service equipment', will build a new central distribution warehouse and shipping center in Ottawa in 1966. The new facility, designed as a warehouse and office structure, will receive goods from Snap-on's four U.S. manufacturing plants and over one hundred independent suppliers, and will prepare shipments to Snap-on's thirty-six domestic branch office distributing centers, to various industrial customers, to government installations, both domestic and for eign, and to Snap-on's far-flung foreign distribution organization in. Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Also housed in the new building in addition to the shipping functions will be the supporting clerical and office services and the Company's central traffic control olTice. Parking meter take is $17,539,40 Revenue from Algona's parking meters totaled $17,539.40 for 1965. Collections from the meters were $13,715.03 plus $3,715.23 from violations. $109. 14 was received from day rentals and interest on invested funds. Monthly receipts ranged from a low in February of $619.56 to a high of $1,579.13 in December. Expenses incurred in operating the meters was $13,359.10. Of this amount $7,183.50 was spent on wages and the balance was paid out for supplies, signs repair, tick ets, postage, withholding tax, in surance, and labor on repairs Net profit was $4,180.30. Patrol seeks applicants for new members Set for first baby picture-but no baby! There seems to be • baby drought at St. Ann hospital. The Advance photographer has been anxiously awaiting the first baby of 1966 for the annual "First Baby" picture but up until late Wednesday, Jan. 5, there hadn't been a new baby at the hospital. In fact, the last baby born there was on Dec. 30. But there'll be a newcomer one of these days and when it arrives, it will be pictured in the Advance. Services for Mrs. Morris Lone Rock — Mrs. Charle Morris died Tuesday at 12:3 a.m., at her home in Lone Rock She was 85 years of age an had been in poor health sev Home Federal Assn. announces new dividend The Home Federal Savings & Loan Assn. in an advertisement has announced an anticipated dividend rate of 41/8 per cent on savings during the coming six months period. The dividend interest rate is compounded semiannually. The annual statement of the association shows total assets at $23,635,012.42, of which $20,044,808.54 is in mortgage loans and other liens' on real estate. Other loans total $319,439.51, real estate owned and in judgment $41,741.29, loans and contracts made $40,033.93, cash on hand $383,479.42, investments arid securities $2,500,618.75, fix> ed assets less depreciation $164,932.76, and deferred charges and other assets of $139,958.22. On liabilities the savings ac counts total $21,035,884.13, loans •I'MVt P^^v»«* *-• f w» «V«M.V» «»• . VVJUUlO tl/lCli. tf/A J.jVUt/jUW^*Xtf) J.\/WAA« era! months. Cause of death was m process $560, 756.55, other lia attributed to infirmities of old age. Minnie Krueger Morris was born January 15, 1880, the daughter of Louise and Ernest <rueger, both deceased in Fenon township, Hass County, owa. She received her educa- ion in the Lone Rock public chools. She was married to Charles A recruiting drive is underway for members of the Iowa Highway Patrol. The last legislature increased the patrol by 100 men and 50 were added last summer. There will be 50 more added this summer following school to be held this spring. Last year there were 83 ap Kossuth County line New The new building which will plications from this patrol area be almost 90,000 square feel w jth 19 men recommended and under roof, will be constructed; s j x attending the school. All ex upon a 40-acre site purchased | pensos a t the school are paid by by Snap-on from Greater Otta-r the state. The starting salary i: wa, Inc. The decision by Snap- on management to locate the new facility in Ottawa developed from a survey of many available locations by Drako, Sheahan, Sweeney and Hupo, New York consulting engineers j specializing in distribution systems. Snap-on which maintains its general offices in Kenosha, Wisconsin, is the largest indepem' around $425 per month. Patrolmen Cogdall, Bird o TordolT. the local members, wil answer any questions any young man may have. Fenton couple fly to Hawaii Morris on June 23, Whittemore. After 1909 at marriage ,hey resided in Lone Rock, tvhere Mr. Morris was engaged n the drainage business and later was county supervisor for 19 years. The couple retired in 1955 to their present home in Lone Rock. Surviving, besides her husband, is one daughter, Mrs. Fenton — The Raymond Stoe- Jack (Vera) Johnson of Gowrie, la.; also 1 brother and 4 sisters. They are Albert Krueger of Fairmont, Minn., Mrs. Emma Manus of Burt, Mrs. Louise Godden of Lompoc, Calif., Mrs. Clara Christenson of Lone Rock and Miss Ruth Krueger of Lone Rock. One sister, Frances Christenson and 2 brothers, Ed and Will Krueger preceded her in death. There are two grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Mrs. Morris was a lifetime member of the Presbyterian church of Lone Rock and was a member of the Presbyterian Women's Organization. Public services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Presbyterian church in Lone Rock with Rev. Albert C. Bullock of- bilities $270,399.79, specific reserves $42,913.99, general reserves and surplus of $1,725,057.96. Recently following the death of H. M. Hauberg, a long time director of the institution, Harry L. Greenberg was chosen by the board to fill out the unexpired term of Mr. Hauberg. Other directors are C. R. LaBarre, president; M. J. Mowers, executive vice-president and secretary; M. G. Norton, G. W. Stillman, Karl R. Hoffman, G. D. Shumway, and D. E. Dewel. Other officers are Mark Stanton, vice-president and treasurer, and Richard A. Ringsdorf, cashier. Mother of Algonan dies Mrs, Elnora Snider, mother of Glen Snider, Algona, died Saturday, Dec. 25 at the Boone County hospital where she was hospitalized 3 weeks for virus pneumonia. Funeral services were held ent distributor of high quality! | )() ,. H an <j i rv j n Kassulkes, St. hand tools and related equip- .] aniL , s , Minn., left by auto Wed-! ficiating. Burial will be in the ment in the United States. It has m .. S( iay lor Los Angeles, Calif. Burt Township cemetery, Burt. been in business since 1920 v ,here January lo they will! Garry Funeral Home of Ban- and at present operates manu-' | J()arf i pan American "Airlines'croft is in charge of arrange- facturing plants in Kenosha, ln)m the international Airfield i ments, where friends may call Wisconsin; Mt. Carmcl, Illinois; j- or a object Q{ . th(j ncw ccntral - distribution facility as desc-nr)- home . Year's Day and stole about 15 Algona, Iowa, Toronto, Canada. lands . After a vacation there gallons of gasoline from » and Mexico City. they will also visit in California pump. Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst re-, , „ . «„.,,,..,,•« ported the Winkelmans werei ed b .y Victor M Cam, Snap-on s gone from 10:30 a.m. until 7:15; President, is the impimement p.m. and thus the theft was; of stock availability and ciisto- probably during the daylight' mer servlce to the entue Slld!; hours. The thieves knocked out a glass in the overhead door of the double-garage. DIVORCE IS ASKED A petition for a divorce was filed in district court by Melvia Faber against Florence Faber. She received a decree of separate maintenance in 1961. to the Hawaiian is-i after 3 p.m. Wednesday, and after 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Presbyterian church in returnin.fi Lone Rock where she will lie in state until time of services Women Voters date f meeting centralized distribution of fa-; League of Women Voters will cilities. BUY SNOW PLOW The town of Burt purchased a Ford 4-wheel drive U and hold a joint meeting of the morning and evening units on Tuesday, January 11, at 8:00 p.m. in the Druggists Mutual meeting room. Rev. N. Coughe- push snow plow F800. It was|nour will speak on our local Eastern Star will have open meeting; At an open meeting on Saturday evening, Jan. 15, at 8 o'clock there will be held an installation of officers of the delivered Dec. 30. anti-poverty program. Order of Eastern Star. There will be guests and lunch will be served following the meeting at Masonic Temple. Wednesday, Dec. 29, at the Sundberg Funeral Home, Madrid, at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. )elmar Carlson in charge. Burial was at Xenia cemetery, at Woodward, la. Furnace explodes, man is burned John Kajewski suffered first and second degree burns on his chest and left arm when the furnace exploded as he tried to light it about noon on New Years day. He was hospitalized overnight and released Sunday. His eyelashes were singed under his glasses but he was not seriously burned about his neck and face. All of the furnace pipes and the burner blew out. He was thrown against a brick wall nearby. Ev* en the bricks which supported the unit were displaced. Upstairs there was smoke damage. Mrs. Kajewski reported the whole house shook from the noisy blast. The furnace had been out . on several mornings and he 1 lighted it successfully before.

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