Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 3, 1966 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 3, 1966
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ADVANCE ALMANAC ST. ANN BIRTHS Fib. 25 — Mr. and Mrs. Terry Schafer, West Bend, girl. 7 ib. 2 oz. WEDDING PERMITS Kenneth W. Mahaffey, Cedar Rapids, Marilyn B. McElwee, of Armstrong. BUILDING PERMITS Maid-Rite Cafe, hang sign; Paul Palmer, demolish barn and construct garage, $500. ALGONA MARKETS New Corn $1.07 February Beans $2.60 Oats 68c (Markets furnished weekly by Hobarton Branch of Whittemore Elevator.) NEW COURT CASES R. Bickert vs. Clarence and Delores Kemna, lease, $3530.00 Robert Mann dba M & B Supply vs. C. C. Hemmen, account, $4760.00. ALGONA WEATHER "iy f*r th« Itrftftt pitd elreuUHon *f any county State Historical City, Alqona Ko^uth County Entered <•» Mconti Class matter, Dec. 4, (908, at Algoha, Iowa, 6^81 « MiJ°W V»' 0u °0 »° »v jsoun VOL, 46—NO. 18 THURSDAY, MAR. 3, 1966 — ALGONA, IOWA — 1* PACES IN 2 SECTIONS Welcome home champions High Low Snow Feb. 23 3D —2 Feb. 24 43 11 Feb. 25 38 18 Feb. 26 40 15 Feb. 27 41 25 Feb. 28 48 28 1" Mar. 1 44 27 Mar. 2 — 33 FARM AUCTIONS MARCH 4 — Ervin Ruhnke farm sale, at farm located 4V2 miles south of Fenton on highway 44. Sale includes full line ol machinery and 20 head of cattle. Quinn & ClarK, auctioneers; Farmers State Bank, Whitte more, clerk. *ull sale details in Advance today. SELECTIVE SERVICE Inductees — Edward Rahe, of Bancroft, army; William McCar thy, Algona, army; Sidney Payne Jr., Leayard, army; Frank Muel lor, Lone Rock, marines. Enlistees — William Dahlhau ser, West Bend, air force; Har Ian Weydert, Bode, air force; Al bert; Msh, Jr., Corwith, navy Dennis Tippic, Fenton, army. MAYOR'S COURT George E. Minard, Darrell Brown, and David Dimonu, Algona, all charged with littering public streets, $10 each; Alvin Paul Wirtz, West Bend, drinking beer on public highway, $10; Neal H. Movick, Algona, speeding, $10; Carol Ann Zimmerman, Whittemore, operating motor vehicle with view obstructed by frosted windshield, $5. ST. ANN HOSPITAL LuVerne okays a gas franchise ALGONA HIGH SCHOOL wrestling champions are shown on the Algona fire truck as the caravan that met the team at St. Joe prepared to return to Algona Sunday afternoon. Sheriff Ralph Lndhorst with back to camera is in foreground next to the Algona police car. Several dozen cars lined up at St. Joe to greet the new champions. Photo by Mike Stillman. Feb. 23 — Avis Bradley, Al- goiva, medical; Harvey Ratn, Algona, medical; Marcella Farrell, Whittemore, medical. Feb. 24 — William Saiter, Algona, expired. Feb. 25 — Mrs. Patricia Spencer, Algona, medical. Feb. 26 — Barbara Wicks, Al gona, accident; John Reid, Algo na, accident; Frank Tague, Algona, medical; William L». Gouge. Orlando, Fla., medical. Feb. 27 — Donald Smith, Bancroft, T & A. Feb. 28 — Shelly Kramer, of Fenton, T & A. March 1 — Margaret Arend, Algona, medical. NEW VEHICLES Alfred C. Discher, Wesley, (Continued on page 4) Damage case set for trial next Monday Two cases have been set down for trial at the term of court with Judge G. W. Stillman presiding. Set for next Monday is a case brought by Since the case was started Tim Vipond against Wendell Jer gensen personally and as administrator of the estate of Charles Wendell Jergensen. The case comes from an accident August 30, 1964, at an intersection of highway 169 and a black top road three miles north of Algona. Tim Vipond was a passenger in a car driven by Charles Jergensen. Da mages of $50,000 are asked Thomas Vipond, father of Tim Vipond, who has married has been substituted as plaintiff in the case. Set for March 14 is a mechanics lien case brought by Bron son Building Service against Sylvester and Anna Scobba. The petition alleges a balance of $1123.33 left on a total account of $3400.38 for improvements to a house in Algona in 1962. CAR FIRE PUT OUT A car fire was put out by the Algona Fire Dept. Tuesday morning at 3 a.m. at the back of the Moose Club. The front seat of the auto, owned by James Klein, caught fire probably from a cigarette and damage was estimated at $135. BREAKS LEG Livermore — Mike Christiansen broke a bone near the knee of his left leg and now has the leg in a cast. It is not known just when it was broken; an x- ray disclosed the break. Two Kossuth farmers tour South America St. Joe girl going to South America St. Joe — Dorothy Bormann returned to Washington, D.C., Friday after two weeks here with her parents the Henry Bor- manns and other relatives and friends. She is employed by the government and will spend the next six weeks in South America, her new assignment. Titonka man dies suddenly in office here Meetings next week in Weidenhoff strike A meeting between Union representatives and management of Weidenhoff Corp. has been scheduled for next Tuesday and Wednesday, March 8-9, it was announced this week. The meetings were called by federal mediator Mr. Towers as the strike began its sixth week. There have been no union-management meetings for several weeks. Ken Holcomb, speaking for the union, said Peter Popp, special representative for the union, was contacted by Mr. Towers last week and will be in Algona over the weekend and also for the meetings Tuesday and Wednesday. Meanwhile, Mayor Bill Finn has called a meeting between Algona businessmen and Union representatives Monday morning, according to Mr. Holcomb. TWO PROMINENT Kossuth county farmers returned Saturday from a month "Farm Study Tour" of South America. They are Alfred Schenck, Algona, and Everette Hanna, Lone Rock. Mr. Hanna is shown above (center) examining some of the farming methods still in use in Uruguay. At right is a Whiting, Iowa farmer. The two men flew by jet from Omaha, Neb. Tuesday, Feb. 1 and spent over three weeks in South America. Countries visited included Panama (three days). Brazil (seven days); Uruguay (two days); Argentina (three days); Chile'(two days); Peru (five days) and Columbia (two days). TEACHER TRAINING Cedar Falls — Margaret Yeoman, Algona, and Mavis Nygaard, Wesley, are serving nine- week teaching assignments as part oi their training at the State College. Miss Yeoman, a Foreign Language major, is at Malcolm Price Laboratory school in Cedar Falls. Miss Nygaard, a German Language major, is at Osage Sr. high school. Forrest E. Willis, 65, Titonka, died Tuesday morning in the office of Attorney H. W. Miller in Algona of a heart attack. Funeral services will be Friday at 2 p.m. in the Methodist church in Titonka with Rev. Paul Hanen officiating. Burial will be in the Buffalo township cemetery with Barnes Funeral Home in charge. Friends may call at the funeral home in Titonka. Mr. Willis was born April 7, Two injured when motorcycle and car crash Barbara Wicks and John Reid were hospitalized after a motorcycle-car collision Saturday afternoon. The cycle, driven by John Reid with Barb Wicks as a passenger, and a car driven tne intersection of McGregor and Phillips streets. John was released from St. Ann Sunday morning after treatment for a head laceration, broken right wrist, cut knee and bruises. Barb was taken to Park hospital at Mason City Monday afternoon and had surgery Tuesday morning for a broken collar bone which had to be pinned. She may be released Thursday or Friday. The Sherman auto was going east on McGregor street and had stopped at the stop sign, then proceeded across Phillips street. The Reid cycle was trav- Fenton car hits school bus Friday A charge of "improper lef turn" was filed against a Fenton farmer, Frank Meyer, after his car struck a school bus one mile south of Seneca when the glare of the sun in his frosted windshield blinded him last Friday morning. The accident occurred about 7:45 a.m. The school bus had stopped at a stop sign, it was driven by Howard Blair, Swea City, and owned by the North- Bus 'Cor There was 1900, in Harrisburg, Pa., the eling north on the right lane FINALS FRIDAY ,„ District cage finals at Garri- J Injured on way home from tourney Jane Geilenfeld and Danny Gilmore were injured in a one car crash Friday night between Cedar Falls and Waterloo about 11 p.m. Jane was hospitalized with a deep knee cut and will be in Sartori Hospital in Cedar Falls until the end of this week. as good gan will be Friday, 7:30 p.m. When things were going right son of Tarratuga and Bessie Bair Willis. He had been in this area for 44 years and had retired from farming. December 31, 1924 he married Hazel Reibseman of Titonka. Surviving besides his wife are a son and four daughters: Wilbur, Fresno, Calif.; Mrs. John Spear, Burt; Mrs. Keith Hall, Cedar Falls; Mrs. Verna St. Clair, New Baltimore, Mich.; Kathy Willis, Dubuque. There are nine grandchildren. Other survivors are two brothers and three sisters: Clar ALGONA HIGH school students had something to cheer about during the first half action as the Bulldogs led 22-8 at this point. Garrigan p ut on a furious second half rally to tie the game and go into the lead before losing, 50-4.8. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. and she will be back in class Monday at Iowa City. Danny had minor lacerations on the arm and bruises. He was driving a pickup truck and evidently dozed off; the vehicle left the road and hit a telephone pole. No i charges were filed. Parents of he young people are Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Geilenfeld, Algo- la, and Mr. and Mrs. Forrest ilmore, Whittemore. Dan attends college at Ames. Old gasoline burned at city ence, Bloomington, Minn.; Jer-| monc j ry, Kinsett; Mrs. Ed Schultz, j Mason City; Mrs. Frank Erickson, Forest City; Mrs. Eric Haugland, Forest City. His parents, one son and one brother are deceased. Skid marks made by the cycle measured about 33 feet, and 9 feet skid by the car. Estimated damage to the Sherman vehicle was $175 to the right front door and right rear quarter section. The Honda 250 had estimated damage at $375. Charges were filed against Linda Sherman for failure to enter a stop intersection safely. Both of the injured are seniors in Algona high school. Barbara is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Orville Wicks, and he is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray- about $45 damage to the bus and $350 damage to Meyer's car. Meyer turned left at the corner where the bus was stopped and struck the other machine. Highway patrolman Garret Weiland, who investigated, reported that Meyer was blinded by the sun through his frosty windshield. PANCAKE SUPPER C D of A in Whittemore will have a pancake supper March 5, Saturday, at 5:00 p.m. in St. Michael's Hall. The public is invited. Election later at Ledyard for gas issue LuVerne residents ! approved natural gas for the community by an overwhelming majority in a special election held Tuesday. A total of 120 persons voted, with 109 approving gas and 11 voting against. The election was sponsored by the North Central Public Service Co. of Algona. Manager Pat Montag said the company will ask for an allotment 01 gas for LuVerne from the Federal Power Commission and it is hoped that natural gas may be provided for LuVerne by 1967. He added, however, there is no certainty as to just when the gas will be available. THE .LOCAL firm has or will have three ottier elections. Voters at Pomerby recently approved natural gas for that community by the local firm. And residents of Ledyard will vote March 23 on'natural ;as for that town. A similar election will be held at Fonda on March 30. Truck into dilch north of Titonka A Buffalo Center man escaped injury when his truck went into the ditch on a slick, snow- covered gravel road four miles north and Vi-mile west of Titonka about 9:15 a.m. Monday. He is Henry Van Hove, 29, who was driving a 1963 truck owned by himself. His machine had $100 in damage. The truck and a car driven by Virgil Sachs, 36, of Lakota, met at the intersection. Van Hove got his truck through the intersection and the machines did not collide but he lost control and went into the south ditch. Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst checked the accident. Heavily guarded The Fire crew stood by Mon- Two cars collide at intersection A collision between two passenger cars about 9 a.m. Wed' nesday at the intersection of McGregor and Minnesota streets caused about $175 damage to the vehicles involved. Elma Ann Lieb was traveling south on Mini nesota street, stopped at the was at , r>,. S( ,pii r ee Mullen His en ' ^ ' dump. Loren Nelson, in charge 1 uu , u * , UH nlP of the Sinclair Tank Wagon ffinX Lieb al during Jerry Ferris' vacation. £ g B 'ni,, «9* loaded the truck with the 5- i h * ?ar was only $25 30 hitting the Lieb auto. Damage to it was so old there was water and rust it it and it had a putrid smell about it. It could not be dumped into the river, of course. So Fire Chief Elbert suggested dumping it east of the gravel stock pile at the dump in a shallow pit and igniting it. Flames shot 100 feet into the air and a black cloud of smoke drifted' to the southeast for about 30 minutes. safely after stopping at a stop sign. JAYCEES HAVE STAG The Algona Jaycees met for their first regular meeting in their new quarters in the Izaak Walton League rooms. To initiate the new meeting room, guests attended the meeting and a stag was held. Speaker was L Darrell Watts, Clarion. 92 Kossuth people pledge eyes A total of 92 people in Kossuth county have pledged their eyes after death to the eye bank at the university at Iowa City. The project is locally as well as nationally sponsored by the Lions club organization. Donor pledge cards can be obtained irom the local Lions club. Only the cornea is used. Bancroft couple celebrates "61 si" Bancroft — Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mescher, Bancroft were honored Sunday on their 61st wedding anniversary. Their children staged the event at the Legion Clubrooms here. Those present included Mr. and Mrs. John Gisch, Algona; Judy Mescher, Fort Dodge; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mescher and family, Burt; Mr. and Mrs. Dick Mescher and family; Mr. and Mrs. Glenn McCleish, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Kieniti and family; and Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Me Cleish, all of Bancroft. PALE TEETER, No. 50, goes up for shot as Don Potthoff guards closely in Monday's Algona-Garrigan game. At lower left is Dick Miiller, No. 51. Potthoff held Teeter to just sis points until the final minutes, when the Bulldog scoring leadei hit 10. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillnmn.

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