Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on January 13, 1966 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 13, 1966
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Teeter nominated for West Point *Tht ADVANCI - MM p«ptr with *h» 0&QCERY State Historical Iowa City, Iowa Dale Teeter, Algotia high school senior, has been nomina' ted as a candidate for West Point Military Academy, it was announced this week. The telegram received Monday stated: "Darwin Dale Teeter has been nominated as a candidate for appointment to the U. S. Military Academy, West Point, N. Y. Final selection will be based on academic competitive examinations. Letter of confirmation will follow. My Congratulations and Best Wishes. Stanley L. Greigg, Member of Congress." Two nominees and an alternate will be chosen from the six finalists in Iowa. The others are: Kirk Forney, Sioux City; Dennis Harms, LeMars; Charles Peterson, Jr., Sioux City; Dennis Sullivan, LeMars; and Larry Walrod, May City. Alaona ho^uth Cou ••••"•••••^^ ( ^ Entered as second class matter, Dec. 1, 1908, at Algona, Iowa, 50511 postoffice under Act of Congress March 8, 1879 VOL, 66-NO. 4 THURSDAY, JAN, 13, 1966 - ALGONA, IOWA,- .16 PAGES IN 2 SECTIONS Dale had made application as n * j TT «u. iru) ATAtajr WAVJ * . J^A1\* 11AU I1U»U*« ci£/f AAVWVA.WI& *»" Three members of the Advl- a candidate to the U. S. Air sory Board are from this area: Force Academy at Colorado Rev. Gerald Hallauer, Spencer, Springs, Colo. So the telegram Al Hadar, Humboldt; and Her- with the West Point nomina- nard Cooper, Algona. tion was a surprise to him. ALMANAC Digtst of Week's NEWS BUILDING PERMITS Display Wall Sign, 200 North Phillips. ALGONA MARKETS New Corn $1.17 January Beans $2.5G ord; Virgil or Meta Gunder, Algona, Olds; Clarence or Agnes Bauer, Ottosen, Merc.; June D. [>r Louis A. Krull, Burt, Buick; Oats 68c NEW COURT CASE Assignment for Benefit of Creditors of Louis V. and Ida F. Kelley to L. W. Nitchals, assignee. WEDDING PERMITS James C. Bergum, Bancroft Joleen J. Mueller, Fenton; Steve Canaday, Linda Farrow, both of Algona; Howard N. Eischeri, Lu Verne, Betty Gatton, Algona. ALGONA WEATHER High Low Snow Jan. 5 30 21 Jan. 6 18 1 traci Jan. 7 14 —10 .04 Jan. 8 19 —17 Jan. 9 38 17 Jan. 10 32 4 Jan. 11 21 2 Jan. 12 — 17 .15 flinnie Bleich, ohn or Marie Wesley, Chev.; Rode, Titonka, Host family for exchange student sought The Algona Chapter of the American Field Service will select this month its nominees for the host family of the coming school year's foreign exchange student. The New York Office of AFS (which makes the final selection) has notified the local chapter that there exists a defi- nite'need for more boy families. Approximately 60% of the families applying in the past have stated a preference for girls. Consequently, some very fine male exchange student applicants were turned down simply for lack of placement. Any family in this community that is interested in becoming the host family for the 1966-67 school year's exchange student should contact James Andersen at the Algona high school. Tht deadline for family applicatioi will be Friday, January 21. Each family that applies wil be interviewed by the local AFS committee. Every member o" the family must be present a the time of the interview. Jame Andersen is president of tin I Algona AFS chapter. Algona's current exchang student, Sana Svedman, is nov •wailable for making speeche Fire damages living room at Whittemore Whittemore — A fire destroy ed the carpeting, drapes, an arm chair, and a portion of a wall in the living room of the Willim C. Meyers home at Whittemore Monday shortly after 5:00 .m. According to Fire Chief Jharles Elbert they grabbed the rapes and the burning chair and took them out doors. Son' water was used on the carpetit and wall. There was smoke damage in other rooms of the homte! which is a comparatively new 1 one. Cause of the fire is unde- .ermined. Ex-Algonan is author of book on West Spray rink for Ice skating Hark or Florence McGuire, Bode, Olds; Elizabeth Ann Daley, Corwith, Merc. Ivan Sunde, Lakota, Chev.; Keith E. Sunde, Lakota, Chev.; Vincent James Meyer, Bancroft, Chev.; Schultz Bros., Algona, Buick; Edward W. or Peggy V. Pilcher, Algona, Plym.; Raymond K. Neu, Algona, Plym.; Allen M. Vanderby, Algona Plym.; Fred E. Kent, Algona Ford LTD; James H. Geelan, Al gona. Dodge; Margaret L. Kees Algona, Olds; Bernard J. or Ma rietta McGuire, Ford; Edward Charles Chev. Farrell, Whittemore FARM AUCTIONS ST. ANN HOSPITAL Jan. 5 — Elizabeth LeConte Bancroft, medical; Wallace Groen, Algona, medical. Jan. 6 — Dorthea Schubbe, Algona, medical; Arlene Marlow, Burt, medical. Jan. 7 — Keith Laubenthal, West Bend, surgery, Jan. 8 — Bennie Binns, Algona, medical. Jan. 9 — Ronald Presthus, of Bancroft, medical; Ray Barber, West Bend, medical; Mrs. Ruth Russell, Whittemore, surgery. Jan. 10 — Earl Sarchet, Hales Corner, Wis., surgery, Jan. 11 — Mrs. Margaret Fox, Bancroft, medical. Jan. 12 — Mrs. Kathryn Capesius, Algona, medical. ST. ANN BIRTHS Jan. 6 — Mr. and Mrs. Rober Mogler, Whittemore, girl, 7 lb 14 oz. Jan. 7 — Mr. and Mrs. Willi am Erpelding, Algona, girl, 6 lb 1 oz. Jan. 8 — Mr. and Mrs, Dale Hannover, Algona, girl (no weight yet); Mr. and Mrs. Eu gene Arndorfer, Corwith, boy, { Ibs. Jan. 10 — Mr. and Mrs. Jerr Jergens, Algona, boy, 8 lb. 3 oz Mr. and Mrs. William Degan Whittemore, boy, 7 lb. 9 oz. Jan. 11 — Mr. and Mrs. Char les Baker, Algona, boy, 6 lb. _._ oz. Jan. 12 — Mr. and Mrs. Merle Chamberlain, Algona, boy, 9 lb. 3 ¥4 oz. NEW VEHICLES Elmer Dole Co., Irvington, Ford Trk. (2); John or Ruby Dixon, Lone Rock, Ford p/u; Larry W. Sowers, Algona, Dodge; Cecil Truman Bjustrom, Whittemore, Chev.; Richard P. Sjogren, Algona, Ford p/u; Simon Eugene Henry, Algona, Chev. p/u; Gurney Ralph Farrow, Ledyard, Fork Trk.; Gerald or Evelyn 01 lorn, Algona, Chev.; Raymond L Steenhard, Swea City, Ford; Ar. nold Gade, Whittemore, Chrys. Nina Florence Kracht, Swea Ci tv Ford; Arthur or Anne Peter son, Swea City, Ford; Frank or j an> 13 — Al Farland Estate farm sale, at farm located five miles north and S'/i miles west of Swea City on blacktop. Sale includes full line of machinery including tractors. Quinn and Clark, auctioneers; Swea City State Bank, clerk. Full sale details last Monday. Jan. 17 — Marlin Larsen farm nd land auction sale, at farm ocated mile west of the Seneca Store and mile north. Sale in- ludes 160-acre farm, 41 Holstein attle, machinery and other i- ems. Clark & Clark, auctioneers; Jhe Security State Bank, Algona, clerk. Full sale details in the Advance today. Jan. 20 — Dale Struthers , groups and clubs in the com munity. Any organization, intei ested in having Sana speak before their group should contact James Andersen at the Algona high school. In most cases, the organization will have to furnish transportation for Miss Svedman on speaking engagements. Sana's homeland is Sweden where she resides in a suburb of Stockholm. She is living with the Mitch Taylor family in Algona. As an AHS student, Sana is taking ,. government, .American history, American literature, speech, and home economics III. She is also actively engaged n a number of extra-curricular ctivities including Student Council and chorus. Wood Cowan, brother of the late Hal Cowan, and a former Algonan, is illustrator for a new paperback book, "Famous Figures of the Old West." Co-author is Tom Curry, and the publication is by Monarch books, and sells for 50 cents. Mr. Cowan lives at Westport, Conn., and is a talented artist, illustrator and cartoonist. The book deals with 60 capsule biographies of old-West characters including Billy the Kid, Black Bart, Calamity Jane, the James Boys, Belle Starr, Kit Carson: Several Indian chieftains are air so included. The book neither glamorizes nor smears but tells facts of tne: COLD WEATHER finally came to Kossuth County this week and with it the winter sports including ice skating. Bill Boldridge, city employee, is shown spraying the ice-skating rink at the old athletic park with Water Monday and by Tues- day several inches of ice provided skating, for a host of youngsters. The rink, maintained by the city park commission, is lighted at night and is expected to get plenty of use from now on as the winter sports take over. New teacher to begin, Lakota Lakota — Miss Dianne Brock.„„ of Grundy Center, has been elected by the Board of Education to fill the new posi- ,ion of Remedial English at the Lakota Consolidated School. Miss Brockway is to graduate from Iowa State College at Cedar Falls on January 20 and will begin her work in Lakota on January 24. lives. It is an interesting book for anyone interested in tales and characters of the Old West. Car hits pole as he tries to close door A car driven by Marvin Krosch, Eimore, Minn., went off the road and struck a_.power pole" 1 mile south and 1& mUes west of Eimore, Minn. Monday morning about 10 a.m. His car had about $500 in damage, ac cording to Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst. Krosch told Lindhorst he reached in back to close a door and the machine went off the edge of the road. There was about $50 damage to the pole. Mr. Krosch was not injured. Wesleyan enroule to Viet Nam Wesley — The Richard Smiths received a phone call Irom their son Gary in San Diego, Calif, naval base saying that Union dispute at Weidenhoff to arbitration he was leaving Jan. 7 for Viet Disagreements between the Weidenhoff company and the machinists employe union ovei £ hew contract have necessitated the calling in of a federal labor department mediator. Louis Towers, Des Moines, i ejected here around Jan. 25 to meet with the union and com pany management in an effort to mediate the differences. The company has offered a 10-point package which was rejected by a union vote last week. The union also voted to authorize a strike if the differences can not be settled. Weidenhoff employs some 215 people, of which some 180 are believed eligible to join the union. There are some 109 reported members of the union with Vince Leners, pres., and Kenneth Holcomb chairman of the negotiating committee composed also of Jim Sloan and Robert Lensing. Details of the company offer- Nam. ing and the union demands have not been made public. Police check on Algona vandalism The Algona police department has nothing new to report on its investigation of vandalism which occurred last weekend. At the Third Ward school a window was broken but there was no evidence that entrance was gained. Several automobile radio antennas were broken and a windshield shattered on vehicles on the used car lot at Taylor Motor Co. Girl injured as car hits pole after skidding An 8-year old girl was slight- her mother went out of control and into the ditch three miles east of Algona and just south of the McGregor street blacktop Sunday noon. Roberta Black suffered a bruised forehead when a car driven by her mother, Mildred Black, Sweepstakes is won by AHS debate squad The Algona high school debate and speech students won the second place Sweepstakes Trophy at the Buena Vista col lege tournament January 8 Mike Stillman finished 10th in the individual ratings for th tournament from among sever al hundred students. He als received superior ratings in debate and discussion. Others receiving superior ratings were Barb Wicks, Sheri Baker, Gregg Buchanan and Paul McBride. The debate teams won 6 and lost 2 on the subject, "Resolved—That the federal government should adopt a program of compulsory arbitration in labor management disputes in basic industries". On the teams are Barb Wicks, Eliana Febles, Vlarty Pendergast, Dave Cowan, Mike Stillman, Gregg Buchanan, D aul McBride and Barb Medin. Barb Wicks and Gail Bartho- omew had oratory; Mike Still- nan, Barb Mcdin, and John Snyder had discussion. Represent- closing out sale, at farm located miles south, one west of Titon ka. Sale includes 4 tractors and full line of machinery, plus sev eral horses. Quinn & Leek, auc tioneers; Titonka Savings Bank clerk. Full sale details in Mon day's Advance. j an . 21 — Dick Geiken farn sale, at farm located 3 mile south of Rake on blacktop. In eluded are 66 head of Herefor cattle, 34 sheep, complete line o farm machinery. Col. Roy John son and Murra, auctioneers. Jan. 20 — William (Francis) Fitzgerald closing out farm sale, at farm located five miles south of Algona on highway 169, then 3Va miles west. Sale includes complete line of farm machinery. Virgil Spencer and Erwin Moss, auctioneers; The Security State Bank, clerk. Full sale details today. Jan. 21 — Dale Wegener clos ng out sale, at farm located 2 miles south, mile west and % mile south of Lone Rock. Sale ncludes full line of farm ma chinery. Quinn & Berkland, auc tioneers; Iowa State Bank. Al gona, clerk. Full sale details in Advance Monday. Jan. 22 — 1,000 head of Na tive Beef-Type Calves to be 01 sale, beginning at 1 p.m. at Cow Palace in Forest City. Full sal details in Monday's Advance. HARMS FARM SOLD The Albert and Margarc Harms farm near Titonka wa sold at auction Saturday, Jan. 3 to John W. and Warner Smic Jr., Titonka. Quinn & Lee were the auctioneers and th 160-acre farm sold for $430 a acre. Singers elect officers Algona, skidded on ice and went into the east ditch and struck a power pole. The machine had about $100 in damage according to Deputy Sheriff Don Wood, who investigated. AN ESTIMATED $275 damage was done to two cars Sunday about 7:20 p.m. 2Mi miles west of Algona on the McGregoi blacktop. A car going east driven by John Buscherford, Fort Dodge was being passed by Donald W Wirtz, West Bend. Wirtz skid . dec! on the highway and altho •' ugh Buscherford slowed down the machines collided as Will: came back into his lane. Then was $75 damage to the Buschei ford car and $200 to the Wirtz j j s car. ng AHS in oral interpretation were Sheri Baker, Ann Bohannon, Mary Willrett, and Carold Sloniker. In extemporaneous speaking were Gregg Buchanan, Paul Me Bride and Dave Cowan. John Vint is the director of the speech department. Menke inks pact; looks forward to fine season Bancroft — Denis Menke, Bancroft's contribution to major league baseball, signed his 1966 contract Friday, the first Atlanta Brave to do so and says he looking forward to a good vear. . Wood also checked this acci- The 25-year old Menke des- dent and filed against Wirtz in i cribed 1965 as "miserable" for the "limitation on overtaking on \ himself. the left" charge. ' He played in only 71 Bancroft couple's grandson breaks leg Bancroft — The grandson of a Bancroft couple, Scott Froehle, 2M-, broke his leg last Friday while playing in his parents' house at Buffalo Center. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Froehle and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Froehle, Bancroft. He was taken to Park hospital at Mason City for treatment and he will be in traction there for about four weeks. His mother teaches at Buffalo Center. Johanna Hansen dies Wednesday in her sleep Mrs. Chris (Johanna) Hansen, 85, died in her sleep Wednesday morning at the John Grotte home where she had lived for 2Va years. She had been in failing health for some time. Funeral arrangements are pending with McCullough's funeral chapel in charge. She was born Sept. 30, 1880, in Denmark and came to the United States with her husband in 1911. They farmed in the Wesley and LuVerne areas until they retired to Algona in 1938. Mr. Hansen died Dec. 12, 1946. Survivors are two sons and four daughters: Emil Hansen, of Phoenix, Ariz.; Fran, Mrs. Art Wiese, Algona; Carrie, Mrs. Clarence Nielsen, LuVerne; Helga, Mrs. Harold Davis, Mason City; Esther, Mrs. Paul Addy, Des Moines, and Otto, Mojave. Calif. There are four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Two sons are deceased. Fenton driver unhurt in crash A Fenton driver escaped iu- jury last Thursday when his cat- Fire at Bancroft station put out ames and was injured much of struck a utility pole about 11 the season after he hurt his leg! p.m. at Estherville. He was Ray- in a game May 14. He hit .283|mond H. Dreyer Jr., 18. His car and socked 20 home runs in 19- j struck a patch of ice and skid()4. I ded into the pole, causing ex- Menke is engaged in public i tensive damage to the car. No relations work in Atlanta. i charges were filed. THE 1966 OFFICERS and directors of the Kossuth chapter of S P E B S Q S A were installed Saturday night at a dinner at the Algona Country Club for members of the barber- shoppers and their wives. Pictured from left to right in the front row are Jerry llelmke, Humboldt. second vice- president; Richard Moen, president; and Don G ant, first vice-president. In the back row are Art Olson, secretary; Ron Schultz, Humboldt, director: L. L. Kiter, treasurer- Dave Kollasch, Whittemore, director; Roland Bode, past president and one of the new directors- Merle Dickinson, Mason City, International Director and current director ol the Kossuth Chorus; and John Erickson, Mason City, the installing officer. He is also the Area Counselor and formerly of Swea City. Two directors from Goldfield, Merrill Rasmusson and Paul 31 6>I Recent appearances of the Chorus have been at Corwith, West Bend, Goldfield and Whittemore following a commendable rating at the 7-state Central States District contest at KR.NT Theatre in Des Moines in October. The Chorus sings for various types of meetings of civic, church or commercial groups and partakes in benefit performances for large groups. In 1966 the well-established PARADE SHOW is scheduled for April 16 with several championship quartets and proven entertainers on the program. The Barbershoppers invite any men within driving distance of Algona to visit or join the group New members are invited to join at once as practices will be held each Tuesday at 8-00 pm at the Algona American Legion Hall for chorus numbers in the forthcoming PARADL v ' ' Photo by Glenn s. afternoon as a precautionary measure when gas leaked from the George Rahe car there. A lighted cigarette ignited, caus- ' ing a flame which was quickly I put out. Lakotans sing at Luther college Lakota — On January 16 and 17, Linda Hoeppner, Susan Yackle, Jack Smidt, and Gene Wer- inga will be participating in the Heavy fire damage to Livermore home Livermore — Fire of un-enable the firemen to get at known origin broke out in the j the fire and most, of the up- attic of the Richard McKenna stairs was badly burned. home about 3 p.m. Sunday. The rest of the house has a Mrs. McKenna's mother, Mrs. Flora De Jarlois of Pine River, Minn., who has been visiting here the past few weeks and the small daughter Tammy, Dorian Vocal Festival at Luther j were home at the time. Holes I College :\1, Dec-onh. 1 wero chopped in the. root' to lot of smoke and water damage. All the furniture was carried out except a wardrobe upstairs which was completely burned. For the time being the fajnijy is staying at the home of his parents, the Tom McKenaas.

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