Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 21, 1966 · Page 7
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Monday, March 21, 1966
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Three crashes on county during past week Three auto accidents were investigated by authorities in Kossuth County last week. The-, re were no personal injuries in the trio of mishaps but considerable car damage in several. A truck and car crashed five miles north of Sexton at the intersection oi a county blacktop and gravel road Monday at about 3:30 p.m. Burt farmers Jake W. Meyer and Cletus Zwiefel were involved. Meyer was operating a truck and aid not see the car as they approached the intersection. He told patrolman Charles Bird his vision was blocked by an outside mirror. Zwiefel saw the Meyer truck and attempted to brake his car but was unable to avoid the collision. The 1959 Zwiefel car was a total loss while the Meyer truck had $200 in damage. Meyer was charged with failure to yield the nght-o-way. CARS DRIVEN by George Powers, Algona, and Wilma Presthus, Burt, collided on the Burt main street about 8:45 a.m. Wednesday. Powers was backing from a parking place when the machines collided. No charges were filed. Deputy sheriff Larry Hudson investigated and reported the Presthus machine had about $200 in damage. Powers' car was not damaged. Hudson checked another accident less than an hour before at the Welp Hatchery driveway at Bancroft. Cars driven by Albert H. Deitering and Mary Elsbecker, both of Bancroft, were involved. The Deitering machine was passing the Elsbecker car. She failed to signal a left turn, according to Hudson and the machines collided as she began her turn as the other car was passing. The Deitering car had $200 in damage while the Elsbecker machine had about $30 in damage. No charges were filed. Band director at Garrigan has resigned John Stcrba, band director of Garrigan high school for the past seven years submitted his resignation according to an announcement by Father Cecil H. Friedmann, superintendent of the school. Mr. Stcrba, whose plans for the future are indefinite at the moment, received his bachelor of arts degree from the University of Omaha in Nebraska in 1953 and did graduate work at Drake University at Des Moines. After college graduation, Mr. Sterba taught at Schleswig high school, before coming to Algona in September, 1958, In making the announcement of the resignation, Father Friedmann noted: "We are certainly endebted to Mr. Sterba for his services over the years as his work will have a lasting effect in our community. As he leaves, our best wishes go with him and his family for continued success." New farm man begins April 30 at local bank Royal Nold, cashier of the Home Trust and Savings Bank, Osage, has accepted a position as Assistant Vice-President of the Iowa State Bank and will assume his duties here by April 30. He has had 18 ] /a years of banking experience in country banks and has been very active, both in civic and church work. His wife, Charlotte, four daughters, Sharon 16, Jane 10, Nancy 8, and Rebecca 4 will move here at the end of the school year. Mr. Nold and his family will be a great asset to this community and the bank. TO ENTER COLLEGE Vicki Ann McGuire, senior at Garrigan, has also been accepted for admission at Briar Cliff College, Sioux City. She is a senior class officer, also a past officer of the Pep Club. She is daughter of the Wm. M. Me Guires, West Bend, and a member of St. Joseph parish, Bode Nearly 1500 see new "Home" March 13 ABOUT 500 PERSONS attended the dedication ceremony at the Good Samaritan Home Sunday, March 13th. Pictured at the podium is Manager O.'t. Nasby with presiding officer, Russell Buchanan, standing off to the right. In the front row, left to right; are Jason Etherington with radio equipment, Mayor and Mrs. Finn, Mrs. E. Hough, Mrs. A, E. Kresensky, Mrs. Hugh Colwell, Mr. Hall (manager of the Good Samaritan Home in Albert Lea, Minn.); and Mrs. Wes Bartlctt. : : , > The address was given by Dr. Hoeger, 92, who is general superintendent and spiritual leader of the Good Samaritan Society. Mrs. Hoeger and their daughter, Lillian, came from Fargo, N. D., for the services also. Lillian Hoeger is a retired missionary from China. She plans to take a refresher course in Minneapolis and then will be a missionary supervisor. An estimated 1200 to 1500 persons had conducted tours through the building. Photo by Mike Stillman. Twin livers vote fIvors i •<• school tads The Twin Rivers school bond issue passed by 67.3 per cent in the election held March 16. Over 450 voters cast 307 ballots in favor of the 9150,000 school remodeling and addition and 149 voted negatively. Voting tallied: Y« No Livermore 77 83 Bode 172 32 Ottosen 58 34 Estimated millage levy will be raised in the neighborhood oi 2.62. About $50,000 will be spent to replace all window openings in the three buildings with glass block. Livermore and hi¥i tdMtf* wife Ida* dergtrten through «i«hth grade* And only tile high school it Bode. All school* will have the furnaces converted to combination oil and/or ga«; coil is now used exclusively. About *l4,ooo will be used to remodel the physical aspects of the libraries m the three schools. At Ottosen the play area will be hard surfaced. Ail buildings will have new tiled floors and acoustic ceilings. Work will start immediately on new lighting at the baseball field in Livermore. It is to be completed by June in time for the summer baseball season. PRACTICE TEACHER mt, Pleasant — britt Whittemore, English major at Iowa Wesieyan college, starts full- tune practice teaching March 2i at Washington Senior high school in Cedar Rapids. She will oe working there until May 20. britt is the daughter of ivir, anu Mrs. James Whittemore. ••••••••••••••••••••••M Lu Verne Teeter only Bulldog all-conference choice MEMBERS OF THE Business and Professional Women and the SoropKmist clubs had charge of the Tea Table at the open house of the new Good Samaritan Home. Pictured from left to right are: Frances Grantham Helen Comfort, Delia Welter, Clara Zender, Ruth McVay, Alice Wilkins, Lola Scuffham, .Bernice Nasby, and Monica Storr. Coffee and cookies which were propided by the Society were served from 2 to 6 o'clock. ' . FBLA students win honors AHS members of the Future Business Leaders of America returned from the annual convention at the Hotel Savery, Des Moines, with several honors. The club had the best scrapbook in the state. Matt Clark, local contestant as Mr. FBLA, and Mrs. FBLA, Sandi Haag were two of eight selected from 40 entries for personal interviews. Placing in that contest was not set up for a winning pair. David Cowan won honorable mention in his extenporaneous speech on "Government Controls." Other entries were in shorthand, typing, parliamentary law, sales presentation, public speaking and spelling. Sponsor, Mr. Stephens, accompanied 24 girls and two boys for the convention held last Sunday and Monday. Bit and Spur club elects officers The annual election of the Bit and Spur club was held (Iowa* ADVANCE MONDAY, MARCH 21, 1966 Basketball (Continued from Page 1) Marshalltown and Bill Holdren, who graduated from Algona high school in 1943 and whose family lived here for many years, is the top assistant at Washington of Cedar Rapids. * #• • * Dubuque Wahlert again distinguished itself as the worst sports of the meet, both players And fans . . . team members and their supporters from the other seven school were exemplorary in their behavior, both winners and losers ... but Wahlert, just as they were two years ago, were poor losers . . . the fans shouted and waved to distract Cedar Rapids free throw shooters in crucial situations, the coach drew the only technical foul of the Dale Teeter was a unanimous choice on the All-North Central Conference basketball team released Saturday but surprisingly, no other Bulldog rated a place on the first or second team. Craig Espe, Dan Merryman and Dave Walker all were given honorable mention. Teeter and Clear Lake's Don Anderson were the only unanimous choices. The conference champion Lions placed Bill Morisky on the top team also. Others honored on the first team were Mike Kalkbrenner, Clarion; Tom No- testine, Eagle Grove; and Jim Klein, Iowa Falls. All are seniors but Kalkbrenner. Placed on the second team were Bruce Simpson, Tom Jerde and Mike Williams, all of Webster City; Doug Marson, Humboldt; and Dave Whitney, Iowa Falls. All are seniors. Given honorable mention besides the Algonans were Randy Wilson, Webster City; Bob Lee, Gary Lewelyn and Rick Kuhlman, Humboldt; Ken Grabinski and Jim Elting, Clear Lake; Jim Heilskov, Hampton; Larry Me Clelland and Dwight Sann, Clarion. Mr. and Mr*. George Hob' Scheldt of Lu Verne became grandparents for the first time, when a daughter was born to the Michael Cinks, Algona, March 8. She weighed 5 pounds 12 oz. and has been named Lisa Ann. Mrs. Cink is the former Marilynee Hobscheidt. Great grandparents are John Hobscheidt, Plattsmouth, Neb., and the M. H. Worthans, Murray, Neb. ALGONA Ends Thurs. March 24 At 6:00 and 8:30 P.M. New fertilizer firm opened at Corwith Corwith's Custom Farm Services' new plant, located south of Corwith on highway 60, has recently been completed and their Grand Opening ceremonies will be held Wednesday, March 23, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be free coffee, ham sandwiches and doughnuts, plus free door prizes. This new one-stop shopping the final going. March 12 at the hall, followed by Izaak Walton a pot luck luncheon. Loren Bell was in charge of the meeting. New.of- ficers are: President, Alfred Erickson; vice, Eppo Bulten; sec.-treas., Carol Allen; reporter, Vicky Siemer. New directors are Katliy Wibben and Kurt King. It was decided the first trail ride will be held April 17 with members meeting at the fairgrounds. Car following too closely in crash Joseph H. Becker, Bode, was charged with following too closely after colliding with a car driven by Thomas R. Vipond, rural Algona. The accident occurred Thursday morning near Tom's TV on State street. Estimated damage to the Vipond vehicle was $175 to the bumper and trunk lid. The Becker auto had no damage. The Clarence Metzgers Sr., Algona, recently returned from California, where they visited their 2 daughters, the Cal Cal- lesens, Campbell, and Connie of San Jose. Connie has been in California a year and is supervisor at Pacific Telephone Co, in San Jose. They also visited anephew, the Kenneth Beebes, of La Ha bra, and spent a weekend at the Beebe trailer home at Bullhead City, Ariz., where they had 90 degree weather. They visited at Ogden, Utah, with an aunt and uncle, the Ben Bolligs, and at Coon Rap ids spent a few days at Clarence's sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Beebe. Sunday they stopped to visit a brother of Mrs. Metzger at Mercy hospital in Fort Dodge. It stormed all the way from Ogden, Utah, to Iowa and since. They have had the "flu" since returning home. Dr. and Mrs. Erickson returned Sunday after a week in Hot Springs, Ark. Mrs. Millie Cook has been with their daughters. Mr. and Mrs. Doug Jergenson have a girl. Jennifer Lynn, born March 10 weighing 7 Ib. 10 oz. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Bud Robinson and Mr. and Mrs. Dean Jergenson. Tuesday evening Police Chief Boekelman, Mayor Finn, and Pete Jorgenson visited Ernie Hutchison in Park hospital at Mason City. John Phillips and Rod Rick- lei's came from Grinnell college for spring vacation which began March 12. They return on the 28th. Big Ton reforot to speak at LuVerno Floyd Magnussen, Ft. Dodge, former university of Iowa basketball star and now referee in Big Ten and Big Eight Missouri Valley conferences will be the speaker at the athletic banquet at 'the. LuVerne school March 29. The dinner will be served Peace Officers shoot in meat here A Peace Officers Shoot at the Algona Armory was held Wednesday evening with 45 shooters participating. Algona's Policeman R. Groen had a score of 496 out of a possible 500 points. As hosts to the meet, the prize was given to Jon Osell, Iowa Highway Patrolman from Manson, with a score of 495. In team competition District Seven Highway Patrol No. 1 had a score of 1941; Algona Police Department scored second with 1906. District 8 Highway Patrol had 1903; District 7 Highway Patrol No, 2, 1850; and Spencer Police Dept., 1782. Titonka girls win points, track meet Six Titonka girls recently helped win points for Titonka high school in the second Iowa division U. S. Track and Field Federations at Des Moines. A team of girls including Linda Budlong, Carmen Beenken, Mary Bahling and Iris Michaelson, won second place in the 8-lap relay. Violet Jaren tied for fourth place in the 880-yard run and Carmen Beenken was 6th in the shot put. A sixth girl, Barbara Zwiefel, made the trip also. Coach is Loren Burnett. at 6:30 at the school lunch room. Tickets are $1.50 from Chamber of Commerce mem- 1 bej-s or at the school office. * * Attendance at the first round of the state meet was down considerably from a year ago it would seem . . . there were plenty of tickets for botli afternoon and evening sessions on i'hursday. Maybe xans would rather drive through blizzards to the games. * •* We'll go out on a limb with a prediction Dale Teeter will be ranked on the No. 2 ID- PA all state team Thursday 01 this week (maybe No. 3) and on the No. 3 Des Moines Register club (maybe No. 4). Had Aigona played three games in the state meet, i.e. won the first game and had Craig Espe done well, ne probably would have ratec a No. 6 or 7 team spot on the Register all-state selections. Speak well of your enemies you made them. »+++++**•••»••••»•«•••• chemicals will serve the Corwith area with prescription-mixed bulk and bagged fertilizers, custom and rental spreader and applicator service, anhydrous ammonia, pesticides, free soil testing and agronomic assistance. The Custom Farm Services plant will be managed by Jerry Krause, who is qualified on better farming practices for this region of Iowa. He is a native of Renwick and has been closely associated with farming in this area for several years, both as a farmer and working ELECTROLOX SALfc. & SERVICE Bill Goodpasture with fertilizer companies as a and field chemical THE BIGGEST BOND OF ALL! SEAN CONNECT lUNDERBfill TECHNICOLOR UNITED ARTISTS man. Plant Manager Jerry Krause, will be assisted by Robert Barracks, a former Corwith farmer and businessman. Bob is well accustomed to the fertilizer needs of farmers in the area. Corwith's Custom Farm Services, Inc. is a division of Tennessee Corporation, one of the nation's most prominent suppliers of agricultural chemical products. Spring musical Tuesday, Lakota Lakota — The Spring Musical Festival program will be on Tuesday, March 22, at 7:30 p.m. Notes have been sent to each student as to his wearing apparel. This will be a big night for the children as they perform with music and song. Admission will be taken at the door. Mrs. Lawrence Govern is in charge service of this musical project. 295 3395 WANTED TO HIRE We need a good man to operate our lubrication department, Must have some mechanical ability, lubricate cars, install mufflers, fuel pumps, set brakes, etc. We will pay top wages. ' insurance benefits, paid vacations, to the man who can quail- < KOSSUTH MOTOR COMPANY ALGONA, IOWA »»*»»»»»»••»»»•»»»••»»»»»»» 23-24 »»»»»»»»»»»»»•»»»»» 1 1 1 1 M 1 1 1 1 1 n i n uii WHILE YOU WAIT -KEYS- MADE AT THE ALGONA Coast-to-Coast Store H-l'H-H'IIIlt llllllHIHI THINKING LUTHERANS DON'T, OVERLOOK PROTECTION Don't say "see me later." Later may be too late for life insurance. It takes more than money to provide life insurance. It takes your present good health — and action today! Insure while health permits. Call this local Lutheran for his professional advice. EDWIN P. RUDP, FIC District Representative Box 284 Algona, Iowa Phone 295-5049 AID ASSOCIATION FOR LUTHERANS (AAL) BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY SERVICE STATION IN ALGONA FOR LEASE FINANCING AND TRAINING AVAILABLE. Sow* hvistawnl WRITE BOX H8 ALOONA, IOWA 23-24 BEBBST Two homes SOLD last weak: (1) — 108 N. Colby — SOLD (2)—516 S. Thorington SOLD HOWEVER, WE STILL HAVE THESE EXCELLENT BUYS: BRAND NEW LISTING Modernistic three bedroom— with attached garage. Beautiful new kitchen and dining room. Large wooded lot, near grade and high schools. This home is immaculate. Carpet, drapes, curtains, antenna all included $16,500.00 * TWO BEDROOM HOMES One-story, sparkling clean, carpeted living room—dining room, fine basement, 713 S. Harlan $13,800.00 One-story 2 bedroom plus den, oak floors, aluminum siding, large garage. Excellent buying terms available $9,000.00 2 bedroom on 4 lots, fireplace, basement, gas furnace $7,500.00 Building LOTS are SCARCE, but we have some left — 99* x 132' front lots west of Garrigan (new homes being built there this spring). We have excellent acreage sits in Country Club Woods. Hirbst Real Eslalt JOEL M. HERBST *TJDS.HERBST Real Estate Brokers (over Penney's) 295-3733

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