Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 10, 1966 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 10, 1966
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ALMANAC WEDDING PERMITS Raymond F. Loos, Ottosen, Either E. Satern, Bradgate. BUILDING PERMITS Paul McBride, remodel upstairs at 4 £. State for living quarters, $3500. ST. ANN BIRTHS March 8 — Mr. and Mrs. Michael Cink, Algona, girl, 5 Ibs. 12 oz. March 9 — Mr. and Mrs. Mark Bernhard, Fenton, girl, 6 Ibs. 12 oz. ALGONA MARKETS fa Alqona paid circulation of any county paptr." State Historical Iowa City, Iowa County Entered r* Meend class motfcf, DM. 1, 1901. at M*H», lowo, 6oiM»IM urn**. *«* of Conorw. March ft 1879 VOL, 64-NO, 20 THURSDAY, MAR, 10, 1*66 - AUOONA, IOWA —' 1i>AOES IN 3 SECTIONS New Corn $1.07 February Beans $2.66 Oats 68c (Markets furnished weekly by Hbbarton branch ot Whittemore Elevator.) NEW COURT CASES Farmers Union Grain Terminal Assn. vs. Howard Geesman, account, $1286.83; Whittemore Co-op, elevator vs. Harley irout- man sr., account, $71b3.itt; Sunray Inc. vs. Lawrence Greenfield, writ; Ringstea Implement Co. vs. Burnett Heine aoa Hantelman Garage, account, $205.30. ALGONA WEATHER March 2 March 3 March 4 March 5 March 6 March 7 March 8 March 9 High . 51 . 56 - 44 . 22 . 20 . 34 . 49 Low 33 38 20 20 5 4 25 27 Prcpt, .13 (R) .11 lit) Bancroft man, 52, dies Tuesday at Mankato Bancroft — Constantine Schiltz, 52, of Bancroft, died Tues day night at a Mankato hospital. Funeral services for him will be held Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. with Msgr. Joseph Schultes officiating. Burial will be in the St. John's cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Margaret; two sons. George of North Hollywood, Calif., and Steven at home; and four daughters, Sister Mary Chritine, of Madison, Wis.; Mrs. B. Francis Schulte, Jane and Mary Joan, at home. He also is survived by one Vote on strike settlement MAYOR'S COURT Richard A. Plathe, Bode, speeding, $10; Kenneth Twyford, Walt Hill, i\ebr., Uttering public streets, $1U, and careless unving, $10; tlina Ann Ldeb, Algona, failure to enter highway saiely, $10; Uean W. Meyer, AVAP ASVAVV.V.V.V.V.V.V.V.VV.V JV AW.V dWWWUVUUWVVWAWWWVJVW, Open House Sunday at new Good Samaritan Home * i : * * ; '".' : ! • * * * DEDICATION AT 2 P.M. SUNDAY; HOME TO ACCOMMODATE 60 PERSONS IN 33 ROOMS Wmttemore, improper turn, Walter Daviu urahan, west Benu, OMVi, waived preaminary hearing to District Court. Bond set anu furnished at $300. ST. ANN HOSPITAL March 2 — Mrs. John Bern- ingnaus, ^Algona, surgery; Mrs. Jennie Wegfier;- f: Aig6ria, medical. March 3 — Mark Baumann, Rouman, medical; Donald Patterson, irvington, meaical; ivirs. Glenn Parcel!, Titonka, irac ture. March 6 — Bradley Rockwell, Algona, medical; Lulu barber, West bend, meaical; June Ann Knecht, West Bend, medical. March 7 — Letha Studer Bancroft, accident; Robert Kollasch, Algona, medical. brother, Arnold of Bancroft and six sisters, including Mrs. Clem Heiar, Bancroft; Mrs. Henry Rustemier, Lakota; Mrs. Alva Kahler, Burt; Mrs. Leander Men ke, Swea City; Sister Mary Den is of Sioux City; and Sister Ma ry Baptista, Madison, Wis. One daughter preceded him in death in 1944 at the age of 14 months. Trial in progress on damage case Trial was in progress in district court yesterday on a damage case brought by Tim Vipond against the estate of Charles W. Jergenson. The case arose irom an accident August 30, 1964, on highway 169 three miles north of Algona. Vipond is asking $50,000 damages. Jurors hearing the case are Herman Peterson, Bancroft; Marlene Gray and Robert Anderson, Swea City; Florence Guerdet, Armstrong; Mary J. Besch and Marie Harris, Whittemore: (Margaret filbert and Leonar;Snider, Algona; Everett Steven, of Sexton; Ben Bahling and Wayne Mann, £»ui't; uiliy uiiiord, i-ione Rock. Florence Hildman, Wesley, is alternate. Titonkan injured when car hits bridge A Titonka man, 21-year old Henry F. Ullmann, suffered lacerations of the face and head Dedication and Open House at the new Good Samaritan Home will be held Sunday afternoon from 2 until 5 p.m. The entire public is invited to attend the dedication to be held in the 300-seat chapel and the Open House to follow. The dedication will last about 45 minutes and will include remarks by founder Dr. August Haeger; Regional directorcCharles E. Peterson; Dr. H. G. Feldick,.Buffalo Center and vice president of the North Central Division of the Iowa Heart Assn.; and.Ralpli Quackenbush, Iowa Nursing Home Assn. Executive Secretary.' Russell Buchanan will preside and a welcomed/will ;>be given by Mayor Bill Finn. Rev. Merlin Davies, chairman of the Algona Ministerial Union, will give the Invocation and-Father: J. Bruch of St. Cecelia's will give the benediction. The Kossuth County Barbershoppers and the Algona Bel Canto clubs will also sing. Mr. and Mrs. John Love will be hostesses. Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Nasby are the co-administrators of the Good Samaritan Homes in Algona,-both located in the southwest corner of town. ; ,, The new $315,000 building has been under construction since ground-breaking ceremonies on Nov. 16, 1964. Cowan Corp. is the general contractor with Utt Electric handling electrical work; Kinseth Plumbing & Heating, Belmond; Reliable Decorators. Algona; and Iowa Falls Roofing also helping in the general construction. Ernest Schmidt, Mankato, was the architect. The new home will accommodate 60 persons in 27 double and six single rooms. The home has 19,380 square feet. Besides the original cost, there is an additional $50,000 for furnishings. Further details on the new Home can be found in section 2 of today's Advance. After all-day WITH THE windows to the back of the photographer, the entrance to one of the 27 double rooms in the Good Samaritan Home is seen with two closets, separated by a dressing table and mirror. Two beds, two occasional chairs and one of the two bedside tables and lamps are visible. The separate thermostat for the' room is located on the wall just inside the door with an electric outlet beside it. A half-bath opens off the same wall as the closets. March 9 — Mrs. Elizabeth Elbert, Whittemore, medical. NEW VEHICLES Mor Gro Inc., Algona, Chamberlain; Zane R, Dodds, Algona, Honda; Farmers Co-op. Soc., of Wesley, Int'l. Trk.; Robert W. Sr. & Marie Hardcopf, LuVerne, Ford p/u; Walter John or Louise B. Goche, Bancroft, Dodge p/u; John S. Johannesen, Lone Rock, GMC p/u; Frances L. Herbst, Algona, Ford; Durwpod D. or Donna Mae Walker, Irvington, Chev.; Ervin E. Handel, Algona, Plym.; John R. McCarthy, Lakota, Chev.; Milton Farrow, Lakota, Chev.; Martha Mary Boyken, Titonka, Buick; Harvey F. Hubbard, Swea City, Ford; Enko W. Smidt, Titonka, Ford; Edward L. Johnson, Wesley, Chev. Jack or Mildred Hernon, Algona, Rambler; Ellen E. Carlson or Olga M. Jordan, Algona, Plym.; Andrew or Nels Pearson, Swea City, Ford; Harry or Dolores Cutler, Algona, Ford; Elmer C. Jorgensen, Swea City, Chev.; Katie FJom, Wesley, Chev.; Utt Electric Serv., Algo^ na, Ford; Eugene V. Tigges, Lone Rock, Plym.; Albert B. Tweeten, Swea City, Cad.; Marion F. Burt, Ledyard, Ford; Virginia D. or Ernest M. Hanover, Lakota, Merc.; Lowell or Lela Bentley, Titonka, Dodge; Pio. neer Hi-Bred Corn Co., Algona, Ford R. W.; Donald Mino, Ledyard, Ford; Donald or Sharon Karlovec, Corwith, Plym.; George D. Knoer, Algona, Rambler; Schultz Bros., Algona, Cad.; Mary M. or Robert W. Rockwood, Wesley, Plym. early Sunday morning about 1:30 a.m. when his car crashed into a bridge 6Vi> miles north of Wesley. The machine hit the south end of the bridge and then continued into the ditch on the east side of the road. The machine was listed as a total loss and the bridge and fence on the field had about $250 in total damage. Deputy sheriff Larry Hudson investigated the crash. No charges were filed. Hogs die in fire near LuVerne LuVerne — A fire early Tu- Bancroft youth in Viet Nam inien|ineer$ Phan Rang, Vietnam (AHTNC) — Army Pfc. John M. Krapp, son of Mrs. Margaret B. Krapp, Route 2, Bancroft, is working here on construction of an airfield complex, including a 10,000-foot-long aluminum-mat runway. Krapp and other members of the 62d Engineer Battalion are crushing a 75-foot mound of granite at the end of the runway as cushion material for the base of the aluminum matting. The army engineers are also installing a pipeline to bring airplane fuel from tankers anchored ten miles away in Phan Rang Bay. The fuel line, much of it underground, cuts through rice fields and banana groves, crosses in front of local villagers' homes, runs beneath railroad tracks and main highways and crosses several streams and canals. Krapp, an equipment operator in the battalion's Company A, entered the army in June 1964, received basic training at Fort Knox, Ky., and was stationed at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., before What a difference a year can make! What a diffeperiee^a ^rear can make!! A year ago Kossuth county was in between blizzards. Over a foot of snow had fallen in late February and March brought a record 37 inches of snow. For the winter from January through March, 61 inches of snow was recorded. That was last year. During the past three winter months, total snowfall has been less than 10 inches. Whereas we had nine storms with three or more inches of snow last year, we've had only one four-inch snowfall during the year. And Tuesday it was like spring, soaring to with temperatures 47 degrees, the esday before 6 a.m. destroyed a arriving in Vietnam in August, hog house and feeder at the 1955. He is a ground bare of snow and spring on its way. WE HOPE! Charges filed in pair of car accidents yayne Warmbier farm home 6 liles northwest of LuVerne. he LuVerne fire department nswered the call and it is be- eved the fire was caused by de- active wiring. Harold Nielsen, r. of LuVerne, taking his dau- hter Julie to a Fort Dodge hos- •ital, noticed the blaze. Mr. Varmbier lost 13 sows and 125 lew pigs. The loss is covered >y insurance. St. John's high school. QUEEN CANDIDATE Bancroft — Dianna Crowley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Crowley of Bancroft, will represent this town in the "Miss Shamrock" pageant at Emmetsburg Friday night. Winner will reign at that town's St. Patrick's day celebration. Bulldogs play in sub state Wednesday Garrigan ART EXHIBITION Sister Mary Iva, high school Art instructor, Ervin Van Haaften and Ruth Kuyper of the Algona high school Art department, will participate in an exhibition of works by northwest Iowa and southwest Minnesota aftisHea- chers at the Estherville Junior College from March 30 to April 7. Algona high school and Ida Grove, the latter unbeaten in 23 games, met Wednesday night in a first round sub-state game with the winner advancing opposite Mason City in the game that carries with it a trip to the state tournament fo rthe winner. The Algona - Ida Grove winner will meet the Mohawks at Spencer Monday night of next week at 7:30 p.m. The Bulldogs went into the sub-state with a 19-2 mark and almost certainly Dale Teeter was to set a new school career scor ing record against Ida Grove. He needed just 13 to eclipse Doug Meyer's 4-year total of 1126, set back in 1952-56. NEW LIGHTS Lighting for the intersection of Highways 169 and 222 is being provided by the Livermore Lions Club. The new light was installed last week in the in terest of highway safety at this busy intersection and as a cour tesy to users of the north and south highway who are looking for Highway 222 leading either to Bod,e or to Livermore. Minor damage was reported in a truck-car accident two miles south of Titonka Monday shortly after noon on highway 226. A truck driven by Garryl Householder, Whittemore and owned by the Tri-County Coop. Drying Assn., was following a car pulling a two-wheel trailer driven by Wilber J. Stewart, 61 of Burt. Stewart was starting to make a right turn when the truck clipped the farm trailer from the rear. Total damage to the trailer and truck was less than $50 Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst filed charges of "failing to have con trol of vehicle" against House holder. Cars collided one-half mile south of Whittemore Sunday at the intersection of a gravel road and blacktop. Dean W. Meyer, Whittemore, and Walter A. Bell, Burt, were involved. Mr. Bell, 55-year old Burt farmer, had minor neck injuries when Meyer attempted a "U" turn in front of his ve hide. The Meyer machine had $225 in damage while the Bell car had $135 in estimated dam- Ray Langfitl is transferred Ray Langfitt, local theatre manager for the past seven years, has been transferred to Kearney, Neb. by the Central States Theatre management of Des Moines, it was announced today. He will take over his new duties on or about April 1. Mr. Langfitt came here from Mason City in 1959. He will be city manager at Kearney for a larger theatre and also the drive-in theatre there. Women from Swea City hurt in car crash Swea City — Mrs. Charles Hantelman and Miss Jessie Gonzales were injured in a one-car accident early Saturday morning jnroute to Estherville to take Carla Champion, 10-month old daughter of the Win. Champions ,o the hospital. Miss Gonzales was caring for the baby while icr parents are in California. Mrs. Hantelman was enlisted to drive Miss Gonzales and i)\ baby. Mrs. Hantelman was driv- Gets award LYNN BUCHANAN received the God and Community Award for the Girl Scouts at the First Congregational church Sunday. She was recommended for the award by her leader, Mrs. Ern est Hutchison, and Rev. Frank Harcey. Lynn completed 39 projects over a period of 18 months to win the honor. Members of Troop 434 and Scout leader Mrs. Hutchison attended the service. Lynn is the 13-year-old daugh- er of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Buhanan. Albert Meyer rites at Whittemore held Tuesday *? i The strike at the Weidenhoff Corp. apparently moved a step closer to a possible -solution on Wednesday after an all-day session between a committee of union members and the management of the firm. The same committee that has been representing . the striking Machinists Union met with Wei- denhoff people at the Johnson House off and on all day Tuesday. Also present were federal mediator Louis .Towers of Des Moines and Peter Popp, business representative of the union. Neither Ken Peirce, president of Weidenhoff, nor Ken Hoi- comb, Whittemore, one of the union representatives, would give any details of the meeting, which continued until about 10 p.m. However, a special mooting of tho union was callod for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night. Since the regular mooting hall at the liaak Walton headquarters was in use, another site was being sought late Wednesday, possibly the K. C. hall. Holcomb said the results of the meeting Tuesday would be presented to the union members and another vote, .would, be taken whether to continue -> the j strike or to accept the' terms and return, la wwork- -^ „ ~.*, f The strike began Jan. 26 and is now in its 44tn day. The first Funeral G. Meyer, services for Albert 72, Algona, will be ing a 1963 Dodge owned by Robert Barnes when the acciden occurred about 2:50 a.m. The car struck an electric light pole and caused extensive damage to the front end. Mrs. Hantelman is expected to be hospitalized for several days with a severe scalp lacera- ation. Miss Gonzales for a day or two with knee laceration and extensive bruises. The Champion baby was hospitalized for medical care, but was not injured in the accident. age. The highway patrol investigated and filed charges against Meyer for failing to yield to thru traffic. Pancake day dated by Kiwanis club The Algona Kiwanis club has scheduled a pancake day for March 28 at the high school Annex. There is no school that day. Serving will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are 75c. Proceeds go to the community betterment Titonka couple celebrate 40th Mr. and Mrs. John K. Harms, Titonka, celebrated their 40th .vedding Sunday, March 6, with an open house at the Good Hope Lutheran church. Pastor Gertsman had the prayer and a ser- monette. A trio, Mesdames Johnny Harms, Chuck Kline and Martin Harms, sang two songs. Debra. Dixie and DeAnn Harms had a candlelighting skit whereby each candle completed a rainbow span of their married life, and then sang a song. Attending a dinner which preced L-d the open house were the A. 'Jertmans. the Jesse Harms, the Harm Wibbens, the Johnny Harms and Marvella. Over 225 relatives and friends attended the celebration. Youih Center for Wesley planned Wesley — Plans are underway to open a Youth Center in the Martin Hamilton building on the north side of main street. A grand opening is planned for today, Thursday, at 10:30 a.m. in St. Paul's Lutheran church in Whittemore with Rev. Cleo Kautsch officiating. Pallbearers are Maurice Schwindt, Harold Heinrich, John Marte, Theodore Bierstedt, Russell Harris, and Harry Seely. Burial is to be in the parish cemetery with military rites. Me Cullough's Funeral Chapel is in charge. Mr. Meyer died at Ms home in Algona Tuesday, March 8, of a heart attack. Albert George, the son of Heinrich and Katharina Wichtendahl Meyer, was born April 11, 1893 and had never mar- vied. He was a World War I veteran and a retired farm hand. Survivors are four nieces and one nephew. He was the youngest of ten children all of whom are deceased. Mr. Meyer had made his home in Algona for eight years with Mrs. Edwin Wichtendahl. NEW MANAGER Ron Griffin, who came here from Clarion, is the new manager of the Iowa Finance Co., re facing Doug Schuster, who .ook a position in Wisconsin. vote was 99-3 to stbke on Jan. 6. A second vote was taken after negotiations on Feb. 3 and this vote ended 71-28 to continue the strike. Four DECA students at conference Four members of the AHS Distributive Education Club will attend a regional State DECA conference at the Hotel Fort Des Moines on March 13 and' 14. Jim Peterson, president of" the local group, will make a radio script presentation; Ray frederick, vice-president, will lave a sales demonstration and judge displays. Bonnie Strayer, listorian, is to present a radio script composition; Donna Besch, parliamentarian, will do sales demonstration judging and job interview. They will be accompanied by their instructor, Mr. Uilom. HIT-AND-RUN DRIVER A hit and run driver banged up the grill and bumper of a car owned which was by Jack Dettman parked on North street about eight o'clock Tuesday evening. Estimated damage to the auto was $75. Snow causes stay in bridal suite - alone Saturday, April 2. There has been a popular demand for such a place which would include ping pong, pool, pin-ball, sweet shop, nickelodeon, teenage dance rooms, etc., and Hanv projects of the Kiwanis club. ilton is seeking a good manager. BANCROFT — At least one Kossuth county man will at* test to the severity of the blizzard in the Dakotas last weekend, said to be the worst in over 50 years. Bill Dudding, Bancroft, left home Thursday of last week, driving a Menke Truck Line semi to bring back a load of cattle from Highmore, S. D. Normally, he would have arrived home again the next day. But by 10 that night he was just leaving Mitchell, S. D., heading north and he drove into the blizzard shortly after. Winds of 60 miles-per-hour buffeted the truck and it took him over two hours to drive the 53 miles to Wolsey, S. P., where he stayed overnight. He parked his truck and called the Friendly Tavern hotel, where he found the "bridal suite" open. He arranged for that but had to shovel his way in and the next morning, he had to shovel his way out from th« hotel. It was two days before he could even see his truck and it had blown full of snow and the snow was banked up over the top. He recruited help in digging out the machine and he traveled on one-way highways until he reached Highmore Saturday night about 7 p.m. He left shortly after noon Sunday and! reported seeing many farmers pn horseback along the way, searching for lost cattle. Bill arrived horn* about 9:30 Sunday night — more th«n 41 houn overdue, And Bill even reports. h< read tho Bismarck, H- 0, newspaper one 4tV **• il it blew past the window in th* Woltey pool hill. - <i

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