Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on February 7, 1966 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Monday, February 7, 1966
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• • * (Continued from Page 15. Discrimination clause. 16. Work interruption pay* .17. Monthly meeting for Uftioh Committee. 18. Increase group insurance benefits. ; 19. Greater share of irisiir- arice premiums paid by company. 20. New classification schedule. 21. 14(b) repeal provision. i. 22. Pension changes (approximately double benefits). 23. Company assurance of proposed minimum 45 hour Work schedule in most work centers. 24. Correct strip tank ventila tion problem,. 25. Wage increases of lie, 9c And 7c in the three years plus 7 additional inequity wage ad justments the first year, phis other alternatives. • 26. 3-year -term of contract. St. Cecelia's gets award Jan. 31 The Strike of the I.A.M Lodge 1045 against Weidenhoff -Corp- .oration has now proceeded ,,.thr- .ough several days. "': . • ,<: '••> It is weir established that it .is bad bargaining Rractice. to, re^ sort to the newspapers rather than sit down and talk, So, we will not seek to answer in the newspapers certain., questionable Union statements which have been published the .. last couple days. .. . Y J , However, there are 'a few omitted facts we think you AN AWARD for excellence in'the Iowa State •ar'tment of- Heath's "denial health prb- ool'of Algona.,The .recognition was made • gram ha'S-been presented to St. Cecelia's parochial School of Algona.Tjje recqghitipi as part of the National Children's Denial HeiltW Weelj o^ thru 12.; . ;;;:. v ; ,:Hctlir£d l a b°ye presenting the citation to •Sister -Mary jGharlbtte, principal of, the sphooj, e Joyce HaydenI Kossuth 'CoUnty Public 'Health Nurse and Dir.'Leftoy SJErpHrha'n, Kossuth CoUn- Livermore man to Chile in the Peace Corps Richard D. Falb, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Falb, Liver- mp.re, his .bsen named a Peace Corps Volunteer, haying completed 15 weeks of training at the University of New Mexico. The new Volunteers left for Chile ; pn Fejb. 1. Volunteers in this project will be assigned to both cities and, rural communities in Chile, where th'ey will be working in community development and in credit unions. The job of a community development worker Devolves from the , needs of his should know. In addition to the wage rate increases offered, the company has also offered fringe benefit changes in the first and second years of the purposed contract which will cost over per hour. Another item conveniently forgotten — a few months ago the Company, without being asked, made sweeping changes in the pension plan which doubled most of the pension benefits and cost the Company an additional 4c per hour! : We have searched carefully for a solution to this problem which would be good for you and the business, The continuance of this strike causes distress to everyone except possi bly those few Union People yitio started talking about a strike several .months BEFORJE/j negotiations were to start. Did thej want a strike regardless of wha it; would cost the rest of you?:;, We hope the strike may. .'be ended soon because nobody "wins" a strike, everyone affected by it loses, regardless of the outcome. .,'.'•:, Thank you for the patience, restraint and good order whith is apparent in the attitudes and contacts of everyone these past few days of unpleasantness, We hope the matter will soon be concluded. .'•'.'•' Feb; :3 It is with regret that we .report to you the fact that IA.M. Lodge No. 1045 has again turned down the latest settlement worked out by joint eff ort \of the Federal Mediator, Union Committee and Company. We have had many requests for more specific information about wages, etc. at Weidenhoff Until now we were reluctant to .reveal too much information for ; ;fear it would interfere with; the negotiations. However, it is now quite apparent that a ' majority of the members of Lodge 1045 are not too interested in are ty Dental Health Chairman of the IbWa Dental Association. : To be ejigible for the awa,rd a ^school must have an enrollment of 200 or more pupils in grade school and ^aveattaihed the outstanding record of 80% or better return of dental cards for ten years or longer. On^ly sixteen other schools in the state of Iowa have received this award since the beginning '''of the Iowa' Dental Card Plan many years ago. '". . ' • ' •• ••• • •• '\ '••'•'• ; V.. i /- ; - i - ! > ;•''•'. ' .-,. v;,.;,.-.' ... ( . "-.-• • The plaque will be officially presented at a school assembly at 9 a.m. Friday of this w,eek at StGecelia's: ' ;, '•. .. - ; - .''.••: ;..'•': > ,.'-'..-^ ; - : -' ••-'' :.'•-!. .':r> :'-.••• >-^-'" , Other activities are also planned in conjunction with National Children's Dental Health Week; Members of the Kossuth County Dental Society will present a program on decay preven- . tion in .every elementary school in the county during the week. Each third grade student will receive from the dentists a free toothbrush ,and tube of toothpaste along with instructions on proper ;t6oth-brushing .technique. This program is in its third year and it is the goal of the dental society to assist children in reducing the amount of dental decay. • . •• • l > . Again this year, the dental society will also sponsor .a free movie for 'all children who have returned dental cards to their respective schools during the past year. The movie will be held Saturday, Feb. 12 at the Algona .Theatre at 10:00 a ; m. and 1:30 p.m. Free tickets may be obtained from any participating Kossuth Coimty dentist. community; He helps his neighbors collectively define their common problems and work together tpwards a solution. During training these volunteers had: intensive instruction .in Spanish. They also studied accounting, home economics and the operation and management ol ' credit unions . ,and learned community development techniques. Courses in the history and culture of • Chile,, United States history, world affairs, health and physical conditioning rounded out the training program. With the arrival of this group sortie 46 Peace Corps Volunteers will be in Chile. They are working in rural and urban community development, university education, credit unions, health and industrial training. Kathleen Elbert 6—ALGONA (Iowa) ADVANCE MONDAY, FEB. 7, 1966 as much as possible, the contin- uaition .of ,the,, i. 45-hour work week at the plant. : -We,, know of nothing more that we can offer and continue those negotiations and we think you should have the following facts. to operate the plant on a sound business basis. We hope the factsj in .this ileiter will help you more fully understand our difficulty. Please do not pay any attention to unfounded rumors, y/e ; will try to keep you inform- ed''•by, letter and authorized releases: •••••.. . •• • •• .^oiiibA.j-, •'P.SV Did you know that the Union turned down working the aglit Saturdays, prior to the strike?. At. the $2.03 average his would be at least another S129.92 in earnings. Each week ost.will use up 18 more weeks of jhe lie increase. Honor roll... (Continued from Page 1) Scobba.; /Frwhmen — Tim Black, Phil Bode, Sergio Febles, Mike Fre- flch,. Jay Geying, Max Laird, Ward Leek, Dean Lowman, Mark Snyder, Todd Treganza, Terry Ziesinan,. LaVonne Baas, Julio Hurigate, Linda Allen, Susan Dodds, Evelyn Haack, Pat Hopkins, Rosemary Hutchison, Jean Jprgenson, Miriam Kautsch, Debbie Logan, Kathy McBride, Felice Norman, Rosemary Pendergast, Judy Sigsbee, Karla Sjo- greri, Kathy Skow, Nancy Wagner, Peggy Zittritsch. v ith Grid*.— Robbie Claude, Terry Dailey, Wayne Dohlman, Gary Gade, Gary Hagen, Mark Olson, Lanny Phillips, Steven L. Schultz, Gerald Whittemore, lone CHILDREN'S MOVIE Xi Xi Chapter, Beta Sigma 'hi held its regular business meeting Feb. 1st at the home of Jan Anderson. Saturday morning, March 5th at 10, Beta emore . dish and silverware. Mr. Rachut l have the program on Ethi 38TH ANNIVERSARY sponsor a children's movie at the Algona Theatre entitled 'For the Love of Mike" plus 6 color cartoons. Tickets .will be sold in advance at 50c each or available at the door. Joan Diamond is co-ohairman. Committees appointed for the Spring Banquet are Time, place, menu, Jan Anderson; decorations, Jean Haas and Marvel Sherman; program, Helen Haas. Katy Anderson and Denise Cook will serve on the float committee for the fall band festival. Lessons were by'Katy Anderson and Pat McGinnis. After the meeting, they addressed Easter Seal envelopes for the town of Algona as a. service project The party meeting will be held Feb. 15 at Jean Haas's. The payroll records show that 144 oeoole in the olant worked the full year of 1965 and earned average wapes of over $2,03 for each hour they spent working in the plant. If they had continued negotiations and worked instead of striking they would have worked, by the end of this week. eieH (8) ninerhour days averaging $2.03 per hour plus the lie ner hour increase we offered and would have ear* m>d an average of at least $154.08 each. In addition, every lost day on strike in the future wijl lose an average of S19.26 (9 hours x $2.14.) Also, the Company had planned to work on Sat.. Jan. 2 and Sat.. Feb. 4, which would have added $3H.52 to that $154.08. We suggest you review (see the list attached to our letter of January 26t,h) the new fringe benefits (additional holiday, bel- ter vacations, bereavement pay, jury duty oay, double shift bonuses, better group insurance, etc.) offered by the Company. Jn addition, the Company has now offered a maternity leave benefit program for women em- plovees. The total addi&onal cost of these r-h*»nges will be al- yesterday, lie per hour. At our meetings the Company agreed to a "regular working force" for the first forty-four U44) new ar- on the seniority list to insure, Metzger, Lynn Buchanan, Marilyn Dau, Christine Groen, Virginia Hardgrove, Sharon Hix, Debra Johnson, Diana Levy, Becky; Mino, Marcy Moen, Dorene Mowers, Jane Sabin, Jan Schulz and Kathy Taylor. 7th Grid* — David Charles, Peter Frankl, James Harris, Bruce Johnson, Robert Knudsen, Ronnie Medin, Dan Menneke, Rick Nielsen, Randy Ricklefs, Steve Schutter, Don Sindelar, Robert Stillman, Vicki Anderson, Cheryl Bird, Sherry Bulten, Lori Calhoun, Marjorie Dailey, Linda Darbyshire, Susan Divis, Lynn Erickson, Nancy Haag, Gail Kirkland, Diane Logue, Lin da Marshall, Kathrin Peterson Judy Riedel, Carol Smith, Kathy Walker and Maria Wittkopf. f taon caft iamaged by fire The interior of the Colonial Ino at Elmore, Minn, was ruined from the intense heat of a HAVE GUEST NIGHT The St. Benedict Catholic Daughters held guest night Feb 3, at 8 p,m, in the parish hall Officers from Algona, Wesley Whittemore, West Bend, and St Joe Courts were present, Offi cers of the St, Benedict Court were in charge of the decorat- The-second-ranking girl will receive a $50d educational grant. The state winner and a school advisor Will go to Washington, I), Ci for the flaming of the All' American Homemaker. Services held Saturday for Mrs. Murtagh Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Mary (E. J.) Murtagh (known to her friends as Marie), 92, were held Saturday afternoon at four o'clock at the First Congregational church with Rev. Prank riarpeyoWiciatihg. Burial was in Riverview cemetery with McCullough's Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements. Anna Mary, the daughter of John Henry -.and' Rebecca Gear ge McDonald, was born January 21, 1874 in Dwight, Ul. The family moved to Algona in 1879 and then to Burt, / when the railroad came j there. She ;- at tended school in Burt and. the Normal scliool in Algona then went to the Minneapolis Conservatory of Music in Minneapo- burial held at Burt Saturday Funeral services were held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. for Dora Bierstedt, 62, at the Trinity Lu IS fer Garrigan Kathleen A. Elbert is this year's Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow for Garrigan high school. She scored highest in a written knowledge and attitude examination taken Dec. 7. She is now eligible for state and .national scholarship awards ranging from $500 to $5,000. _ _ More than 570,000 senior girls ""Mr". and'Mrs" Harold Kucnen *** 14,714 of the nation's high re^aSr-cileiiralael/.tnSii SBthrf*'* 0018 .«erc .enrolled for^the vedding anniversary yesterdayf Sunday) at a dinner for the fa- nily. Attending were Mr. and; tfrs. Eugene Ostermann, Buffa- 6 Center;- Mr., and Mrs. Ed Hammer, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Ku- chenreuther, Marshalltown; :Mr. and Mrs. Richard Dudding, Ban-i croft; and 16" grandchildren. .'• in?, entertainment, which was all in and lunch a Mexican Theme. Mrs. Dennis Lickteig sang "South of the Border" ac* companied by Louisa Becker on the guitar. Mrs, Carol l.«dwig, Mrs. Joan Ludwjgr, Stella Eischen, and Evelyn Froehlich sang several Mexican songs. Entertainment was cards and a game. The game prize went to the Whittemore Court. Winners in rards were Mrs. George Vitzthum. Wesley, hiph; Mrs. Jerry Ferstl, St. Benedict, plate prize went to Besch, Whittemore. low; Mrs. and Jim PLAN HUSBANDS PARTY The Town and Country Club of St. Benedict met at Mrs. Phillip Arndorfer's Wednesday a!* ternoon. President Mrs. Stella Arndorfer presided. lesson fire last Thursday j&prning. An electrical short in a d^P fat fryer apparently caused the blaze. The place, located on highway 169 inside EJjpore, is owned by Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Vereide. Mrs. Vereide called a.jn firemen at about she opened beat. and noticed the iotease was fixing convenience foods, by Mrs. Dorothy Arend. She also prepared some of the recipes which were served to the members for lunch. The nexj meeting will be at Mrs. Rosalia Rahm's. assisted by Martha Grandgenett and Marie Thill. This will be the husband's party. FOUR CORNERS MEETING Four Corners Mother and Daughter club will meet Tlxurs day, Feb. 10 at Eula Riches. MACUMBER SHOWER Mrs. Tom Macumber will be honored at a post nuptial miscellaneous shower Tuesday evening at the Johnson House. Hostesses will be Mesdames Walter Sorenson, Burt, Lyle Marlow and Dick O'Donnell both : of Lone Rock, Mrs. Art Bierstedt, Lakota, and Mrs. Leonard Warner, of Algona. The ladies are aunts of Tom, • Frances Brink, 72, of Bancroft dies Wednesday Bancroft — Funeral services for Mrs; John Brink, 72, Ban proft were held Saturday in St John's Catholic church, with Msgr, Joseph H. Schultes pffi- ciating. Burial was in the church cemetery. ; ; Mrs, Brink died early Wednesday at Holv Family Hospital in Estherville of a heart 'ailment. She has been in failing health about two months. She was born Frances Sang- m#n. Dec, 25, 1893 at New Vienna. Iowa' and 01 me to Bancroft with her parents where she Attended Str John's Catholic school. Jan. 26, 1921 she was mar^ ried to John Brink at Sjt. John's church and the couple farmM in the Bancroft community until retirement in Oct, 1963. Survivors include her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Melvin Malloy of Florida and Mjr& Joe Crowley of Bancroft; si* brothers, George of Estherville, Andrew and Rudolph of Bancroft, Alphonse of QaliforaJia, Lawrence of Carroll, and Qprv ten Sangman of Elma; four sisters, Mrs. Augyst Lensing of Wabassa, Minn.. Mrs. Frank examination. Test papers of all school winners in the state are being judged competitively. From them, the State Homemaker of Tomorrow will be named. She will receive a $1,500 scholarship from Gen eral Mills, Inc. In addition, her school will be awarded a set of he Encyclopedia Britannica by Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc Jianice Lindhorst will assist. Roll call will be "A costume sory I have syorn the \yrong way". Violet Walker will give a ciiar1.er-cb.eer article. The faw- Jy evvwg party will b* Fs* at th,e Lutheran school in Whit- lis,' Minn: On her, return she taught piano lessons in the home of her pupils reaching them by driving a horse and biiggy. '.' •.•' .-••-, • ;. . ;,'• : . ,., 'She was married to E. J. Murtagh in Burt on September 21, L897. At that time he was in ;he .bank in. Burt. They moved to Algona when he entered into jartnership writh Gardner Cow- [es;^ known as Gowles & Murtagh they sold real estate and nad the postal Star Route. Mr. Murtagh died in 1936 and a son died-in-infancy. She was' active in the Library Aid Society and was president at one time. Mrs. Murtagh was a charter member of the PEO Sisterhood 'and belonged to the Congregational church for almost 70 years. During that time she held numerous offices in the church. .,: Mr.s. Murtagh died Thursday evening at the Good Samaritan Home where she had lived for two years. She had lived for about three years in Friendship Haven in Fort Dodge. Surviving are a son and daughter, Eugene, • Algona-, -and Josephine, Mrs'. F. '-H. Pruyn, Cedar/Falls. There are three grandchildren and two great grandchildren. ;Her parents and a brother J, A. McDonald (a former post- master'here) are deceased. Pallbearers are: Ted Chris chilles, August Slagle, Brian Asa, Harlem Lacy, 0. L. Nasby and Charles Paxson. ;heran church with Rev. G. J. C. Gerike officiating. Burial was in the Burt township cemetery with McCui- lough's in charge. Pallbearers were William Thomas , O'Don nell, Eugene Marlow, Merlin Madsen, Donald Madsen, Mar yin Ostwald, and Raymond Sewick. Dorothea Clara was born March 6, 1883 in Burt, the daughter of Christopher and Dorothea Knochenmus Bierstedt. She attended school in Whittemore and ; cared for her mother after her father's death in 1907. She had never married and had lived in Algona ; since 1934 where she was a member of the Trinity Lutheran church. She died of a heart attack Wednesday, morning. .One sister survives, Mrs. Alvena Ostwald, Fargo, N.D. Her parents, four brothers and six sisters are deceased. Rotary dates here in April The District Rotary Conference will be held at Algona for the first time on. April 22 aik 23 at the Garrigan high .school according to Dr. Don Kingfield chairman of the attendance committee. C. R. Schoby, president of the Algona Rotary Club, and Lyle R. Riedinger, conference chairman, met with District Governor Elmer Lindhart, Humboldt, and the district committee at Cedar Falls Thursday to plan the program for this event. Dr. Frank Court, Jr., a noted speaker from Denver, Colo., has baen engaged as the banquet speaker. About 500 people representing 47 Rotary dubs in northern Iowa, are expected to attend this event. The local committee making arrangements for the conference are Lyle R. Riedinger, Wally Hill, Dick Thoreson, Al Agena, Dr. Kingfield, Bud Anderson, Al Buchanan, Robert Diekmann, John Claude, Fred Kent, Jr., John Cash, Father Milo Dailey, Don Nelson, Dr. Dean Koob and C. R. Schoby. Farm Auctions F«b. 7 — Leighton Hugoipn auction, at farm located 8 mites west of Blue Earth; then 5% south on blacktop and IVi west. Sale includes 64 head of milk cows. Wagner, Wedel & Otant, auctioneers; Martin County National Bank, Fairmont, Minp., clerk; Sale details in today's Ad> vance. Feb. 7 — Koreen Askeland land auction, at farm located one mile south of Rake. Sale includes 40 pilts, full line of machinery. Roy B. Johnson and Don Babbitt, auctioneers; Farmers Trust & Savings Bank, Buffalo Penter, clerk. Full sale details in Advance Thursday. Feb. 16 — Ernest Rhoda and Ted Ziegler farm auction, at farm located 1 mile north, 3 miles east. 1 mile north of Elmore Nursery. Sale inch] des 170 head of livestock and machinery. Quinn & Clark, auctioneers; First National Bank. Elmore, clerk. Full sale details in Advance soon. Feb. 22 — Roy Stene farm auction, located V^-mile .east, Vi mile north, 3 east of Leland, la. Sale includes 55 head of ; Holstein cattle and machinery. Johnson & Murra, auctioneers; Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Lake Mills, clerk; Sale details in next Thursday's Advance; TO ATTEND WEDDING Dorothy Bormann, Arlington, Va. is expected Feb. 12 to visit and attend the wedding of her brother Herbert Bormann anjl Marlene Ernst Saturday, Feb. 19. THOMAS FUNERAL CHAPEL FENTON Experienced Embalmers and Funeral Directors _•• A «« RELIABLE 24 HOUR AMBULANCE SERVICE —•— Funerals May Be Referred To Us With Confidence Phone 889-2796 — FENTON RINGSTED PHONES: 886-1006 — 886-1001 — 886-1970 erase Froehle, Mrs. Edward and Mrs. Peter J. Schiltz ojf Bancroft, eight grandch and one great-grandchild. § njejnfeer of tfeg John's Altar Society. ftievrolel Impala Sport Sedan witii, Body by Fisher THE CHEVROLET WAY Soft cpntpurid new Strato-bucket front seais come standard in Super Sports for relaxing 00011911 on evtry trip, We added new bushuift and fwrtened body>to>(rame movati to smooUi Chevrolet's ride. We put in foft'»eti»| shock absorbers and 8ofi>working coil springs at every wheel* By soft, though, we don't mean mush/, Chevrolet's Way nukes for • smooth, solid ride, Very iietd/ en curves, A bump jump trm the Wide-SU»w wheeU to tkt supple springs tad sfc*lM~»»d The powerfully smooth new Turbo-Jet V8 is available in all '66 Caprice. Impala SS, impala, Bel Air and Biscayne mpdels. ftfturtf new s|*n4»nl ftr $»f«ty-inc|yding «Mt b«lts front and back (always bVCUt up!) and an outside r«ar. Vi»w mirror (always check in back p»tsing). 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