Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 9, 1966 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Monday, May 9, 1966
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State Historical Coffee Bieak . , , My favorite chrome of the week: 2 hlflh-iehoelers look- Ing yearningly at the $250 iwltt in Infftrull clothier Mill to MM mere solvent among DM's gen* fry, movie cutlet on the Otcar award thewl Each with a $100 hairdo contrived In a windless beauty Mien, . . , DM's Stingiest Millionaire grumbles at the $3 the Ad Club charged for a luncheon: Beef drowned in gravy; carrot •ticks. * * * My wife dotes on long auto vacation trips. For me, that is. She has voted long ago for jet planes, with a long nap or sunbath before or after the flight, while I'm still exploring the gas stations. (That's what I get for being a husband instead of a wife.) *.*••• I met an Iowa sportsman who claims a golf bag which converts at night into a pup- tent with double-decker bunks. Those golf -bags get bigger A bigger, but I dldn) realise they'd acquired a motorized liquor closet. , , . Maybe the only deter rent for river polluters is a Ninch in the nose A a kick In lie pants, They are $$^grab> bers and social pariahs; i . . Whisper to Henry Ford: We need fewer new cart A more pro-fab houses, . , , You can now buy for F28.95 an automatic water fountain for patio or parlor; no plumbing. . , , DM's Stingiest Million aire covets the $57 silver "presentation" putter shown in a .. , ._..•- ,. ''Our competitor never disputes this fict — the Advance has the largest PAID circulation In Kossuth County A I a ana H <m uth Co unty ^^^^^^^^U^^^i^^^i^^^^m^^BBiB^i^BBBi^i^BB^—tomm^mm^mmfmgmi^nBmBmmmmmBmf^B^^^i^ • ••• w ' . ' . ..'•'•'•••••' Entered <M second elow matter, Dee. I, 1908, bt Alflorxi, Iowa, SOill pojtoftiee under Act of Cor*r«« March I. ti7« VOL, do-NO. 37 MONDAY, MAY 9, 1966 - ALOONA, IOWA --6 PAGES PLUS 1 SUPPL8MINT Sexfon Good Neighbor Deed >\ *r, "— pools open lor late skating" Iowa's more daring owners of swimming pools aim to open 'em around May first. Still chilly for a 7 a.m. or 6 p.m. swim unless you wear a raccoon coat (my son-in-law got away with mine). But not bad for a pool side libation while the pet polar bear does tricks. SHE ASKS HER TRUE LOVE What flips a man into a daze? An ankle's turn? A turn of a phrase? Fills him with vigor, vim • verve? Spring? Baseball? • A female 'curve? What flicks a gleam into his eye? •':"'"^',,.". , • -"•"'' ' You know the answer as wel ' as 1. —DORIS JEFFERS * , * *; :'' A ripe Iowa belle tells me the 6 greatest movies heroes o all time were (they still give her gooseflesh): John Barry more, Francis X. Bushman, Rudolph Valentino, John Gilbert, Clark Gable & Errol Flynn. What — no Dustin Farnum, no Doug Fairbanks? I leave it to you or Dr. Jim Kelsey (his hobby is cinema) to name the Big Six of the 1960's. * * * . . .That new A angular burst of sculptured grandeur east of DM's eager Art Center: every .lumberyard ought to make one. . . . Sears has trumped the London tailors: Their flashy 1966 sport jacket has a breast pocket lined with gaudy cloth you pull up like a kerchief! ... Top secret: If the Vietnam war ends some of the munitions men's incomes might drop so low they'd have to pay income taxi DM loop window. If somebody will present him one. ... We take the silver ou of coins A put it into putters. . . . There is no solution seek it lovingly. Charges made i are dismissed by grand jury A grand jury last week found insufficient evidence on a charge made by Barrie A. Stone, )gden, formerly of Armstrong, >ut recommended that the coun- y attorney investigate possible >erjury charges as a result of estimony given the jury. According to a report given jy the jury on charges by Stone of adultry, child neglect and grand larceny the jury heard evidence and found it unsuffi cient on all charges. The jury said it "made no decision on ownership, title, custody or civil rights as between the complainant and his common law wife and others.' The jury said: "We feel thai possible perjury charges might exist and should therefore be pursued" and the county attor ney was instructed to invest! gate and report back to t FORTY ACRES were plowed by 13 tractors manned by neighbors of the Tom Ellefsons Monday afternoon. The farm is located 2Vz miles northeast of Sexton. Mrs. Tom Ellefson had major surgery at Park hospital in Mason City. Mr and Mrs. Elmer Ellef son, brother and sister-in-law of Tom, have •been helping at the home for the past week. Lunch was furnished and served also. Pictured, back row, left to right: Bill Paetz, Al Lickteig, Ralph Yanser, Russell Kiley, Gordon David- son, Larry Kiley. Roger P. Buffington, Fred E. Asa, Lyle Alexander, Tom Ellefson. Front row, left to right: Randall Clark, Sylvester Arndorfer, DeVer Miner and Elmer Ellefson. The women pictured, left to right: Mrs. Sylvester Arndorfer, Mrs. Merlyn Hoover, Mrs. Elmer Ellefson, Mrs. Armand Dangelser and Adrian. Merlyn Hoover and Dick Balk helped with the work but are not pictured. Al Lickteig drove the K. & H. Oil Co. truck who furnished the gas. Kossuth says no'topovertf fund program '**,* * A'J'^ / I Win free trip to Puerto Rico Whittemore — The Elbert Chevrolet firm here was the winner of a February-March sales campaign of new and used trucks and as a prize won a five-day all-expense paid trip to San Juan, Puerto Rico. There were 14 winners out of the 193 dealers in the Des Moines Zone. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Elbert took the trip, going to St. Louis, Mo. and leaving by jet Thursday. jury. The jury also found the Kos suth jail facilities apparently inadequate and recommended the board of supervisors investigate the matter of a new or improved jail "at the earliest possible date." Lael Root, Wesley, was foreman of the jury composed of Ernest Bormann, Irvington, Art Rusch, Whittemore, H. A. Blan- ohard, Lone Rock, John Welp, Bancroft, John Mullins, Corwith, and Wilbur Zeigler, Algona. Nursing home planned for West Bend West Bend — A 40-bed nursing home is in the planning state for this community it was announced this week by realtor J. W. Bisenius and contractor LeRoy Miller, both of Emmets burg. A site for the home will be announced shortly with work to begin this spring. Two unusual accidents on county roads Two unusual highway accidents were checked by author! ties last week. A truck driven by Hilmer G. Hanson, tank wagon salesman of Lakota, struck a cable which was strung across the highway last Wednesday about 10:30 a.m. one mile south of Lakota. Patrolman Charles Bird reported $166.66 in damage to the 1959 Chevrolet truck when it struck the cable being used by construction work ers in the area. Two big machines collided on the bridge just south of Algona on highway 169 about 8:45 a.m Friday. A Ruan transport op erated by Gifford G. Caldwell Omaha, Neb., was passing thro ugh the bridge when the driver suddenly stopped, fearing he did not have clearance on the top. Following the Ruan truck was a CMC tractor driven by Edward McGuire, Ottosen. It struck the rear of the transport causing about $200 damage to each machine. The truck was owned by M. T. McGuire. Deputy Sheriff Don Wood investigated. No charges were filed in either accident,. Two farm thefts reported here Report* of two thefts of equipment from farm machinery have been reported to the Sheriff's office here the past few days. A tractor-radio was taken from a tractor owned by Joe Mergen, who farms 61/2 miles east of Algona on the McGregor blacktop, according to Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst. Mergen had parked the machine at the end of a field the night of Wednesday, May 4, %£i the transistor-type radio was detached and missing the next morning. It was also reported to Lindhorst that a hydraulic cylinder was taken off a combine owned by Ed Smith, who farms a mile east and one- half mile north of Burt. The combine had been left in a grain storage area away from the house and Smith noticed the cylinder was missing last Thursday. NEW BURT MARSHAL Burt — At the Council meeting Monday Paul Schwieger was hired as town marshal for Burt. Mrs. Schwieger is the manager of Jo Ann's Clothing and they have an apartment just west of the store on Main street. Democrats name 28 to state convention The democratic county convention was held Friday night at the V.F.W. hall with a good crowd to hear Congressman Greigg give the keynote address. Following the convention officers of the county central committee were named with Joseph Straub as Ruth Hurlburt as chairman, vice-chairman, Lavonne Lindhorst as secretary and Alma Pearson a: treasurer. . At the convention L. A. Winkel, who has been treasurer for many years, resigned for health reasons and he was given a standing vote of thanks for his long service to the party. All qther officers were reelected. Delegates to the state convention are: Joseph J. Straub, Algona; Ruth Hurlburt, Swea City; Raymond E. Steven, Corwith; Kenneth Roethler, Algona; Ray Hertzke, Lakota; Donald W. Hurray, Bancroft; M. Joseph iradley, Algona; Mary Gengler, Car burns twice in same night "—Summer month among Russians" Two Iowa women-explorers take off soon for a month in Russia: Newton's tireless Ellen Maytag and Florence Kruidenier of the well-traveled Cewles clan. They may net in Red Square encounter Cliff A Peg Do Puy, also going. But when they return they'll ill encounter stay-at-homes to tell 'em all about Russia, * * * We live across the street from the Art Center now, only 4 minutes from the 9130,000 Goya painting. I study it attentively. And I'd still prefer to hang one of Robert Brady's tapestries from Mexico in our living room. Brady's are handsomer, say more for A.D, 2,000, & are a bigger bargain. * * * MONEY MONEY MONEY My daddy drives a pickup When he goes to work all day, 'Cause mommy h&$ to have the car To go and spend his pay, — PATT|E MULFORD Bradford, *|»d Priw verse in lewi'i t»9- ht Poetry conttft. Tht first pri- It winner *pp»«rf n*»t Vhittemore; Whittemore; Lester Ervin Fuchsen, Klinksiek, -icdyard; Pat Bradley, Burt; Dr. Dan Bray, Algona; Helen Foley, Whittemore; Kathleen McEnroe, Algona; Alfred Schneck, Algona; Joseph D Bradley Jr., Algona; Mancil Hurlburt, Swea City; Mary Straub, Algona; Gordon Winkel, Algona; Leonard Larson, Armstrong; Flora Bradley, Bancroft; Marie Penton, Algona; Leona Sinnwell, Bode; David Kollasch, Bancroft; Imelda Engesser, Algona; Wilbur Merriam, LuVerne; Berl Priebe, Al gona; Lavon Lindhorst, Algona Alternates — Russ Waller Algona; Kenneth Patterson, Sw ea City; Leo Nurre, Whitte more; Joe Goetz, Wesley; W. L. Reynolds, Swea City; Vincent Miller, Lakota; Helen Daley, Lu Verne; Richard O'Green, Swea City. EX-Algonan dies at Humboldt A former Algonan, Mrs. Ber tha L. H. Arent, 90, of Hum boldt, died Thursday at For Dodge. Funeral services for he will be held Monday at the, Lint hart funeral home'in HumbokT \ SI' The former Bertha Henso she was born and raised in A _ona, taught Jn rural schools i ,he Algona area and then wen :o Chicago where she took nur ses' training. She was employe n Algona for Dr. Asaph Aren incl the couple were married i 1908. They lived in Rutland and lat ar in Humboldt, where he died n 1951. Two children survive. Booster Club meets May 11 The last Booster club meeting of the school year will be held Wednesday at Garrigan high school. This will be a very important meeting with the election of officers for next year on the agenda. All Booster Club members are strongly urged to attend. Refreshments will be served along with a sport program on the spring and summer sports program. for Mrs. Bergman 62, of Bancroft Mrs. Lawrence (Marion) Berg man, 62, Bancroft, died Fridaj morning at St. Ann hospita following a two weeks illnes with a heart condition. Funera services will be today (Monday), 9:30 a.m. at St. John's in Bancroft with-Rt. Rev. Msgr. J. H. Schultes officiating. Garry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements and burial will be in St. John's cemetery. '- Mrs.*«Bergman -was * born-Jan: 20, 1904 at Minot, N. Dak., the daughter of Francis and Mary Farrow McGuire. She married Lawrence Bergman Feb. 8, 1937 at Bancroft. • Survivors besides her husband are two daughters, Mrs. Leland Derner, Redwood City, Calif., Mrs. Dennis McCleish, Bancroft and two sons, Lawrence, Jr., USN, and Kenneth, at home. Surviving brothers and sisters include Mrs. Tim Doocy, Ledyard and Mrs. Richard Menke, Mrs. Cletus Door, Charles McGuire, Bernard McGuire, Kenneth McGuire and Clarence McGuire, all of Bancroft. Municipal officers to hoar Stilos At the last regular meeting of the Kossuth Municipal League, it was suggested that Mr. Stiles, Director of Civil Defense, be invited to attend a special meeting of the organization. Mayor Finn, chairman, has arranged a meeting for May 10 in the Town Hall at Burt at 7:30 p.m. The advisory council of' the Upper Des Moines Opportunity, nc., established under the Of-, ice of Economic Opportunity, , H Wednesday reaffirmed a- previous decision riot to use 'federal unds at present and not to apply for projects under the;pov- , erty program until a county- ivide survey has been made. ,, The decision was made foi-- owing a meeting of Kossuth County residents in which many " suggestions for projects were made. The Rev. Newton 'Coughenour of Algona, chairman of the Kossuth 'County area explained a'number of points in the program. • The council said it hopes the coiintywide survey will be Completed ' by' Sept. '1. Deadline for applications is May 15. However, it was pointed out that any suggestions for projects or any knowledge of, need' may be presented to any member of the advisory council or to the Rev. Coughenour. Lawyers host group at Country Club The Kossuth County Bar Association was host to its medical and dental counterparts at a .dinner party at, the Algona "'Country Club Wednjesday"evening. Present., .Bar 'ty' Medical Society^the.Ko^iuth, County Dental Society and wives — about 75 persons in all. Luke E. Linnan, president of the Kossuth County Bar Association, welcomed the guests and intro- tuced the speaker, Robert B. Throckmorton of Des ' Moines. Takes truck without permission; fined James A. Wahl, north Kossuth, was fined $200 and costs by Judge Hand last Wednesday on a plea of guilty to a charge of operating a motor vehicle without the owner's permission. He took a pick-up truck April 17 at a farm near Elmore and droye to where his car was stalled. WEST BEND FELLOWSHIPS West Bend r — Two teachers here, Ken Kannenberg, high school English, and Aliu Suazo, junior high math and science, have received fellowships for study at the University of Iowa. Attend wor/c shop Thursday Algona firemen had a busy day last Friday, answering three fire calls including two calls on the same car during the evening hours. They started out at the Julie 3aas farm just northeast of Algona where some trash was being burned and sparks blew into ^ woodpile, catching it afire. Mrs. Baas was unable to get the fire out and it spread to a nearby boat, which was also completely burned. The fire occurred about 10:50 a.m. and there were strong winds at the time. Firemen were called to the Sandy Stebritz residence at 1420 East Oak street about 8:40 p.m. Friday to put out a fire in a car owned by Bob Reefer. The rear seat cushion of the car was badly burned, according to Fire Chief Ralph Elbert. And then at about 12:30 a.m., firemen were called to the Ron Factor residence at 519 South Minnesota street where the same car was completely in flames. Elbert said it was thought the second fire started under or near the dashboard. The car was parked about four feet away from the house in the drive and Factor was awakened when the horn shorted out. He looked out the window and the machine was completely engulfed in flames. By the time firemen arrived flames and sparks were shooting up to the housetops and the car was completely destroyed. Tim Boekelman gets another honor here Tim Uoekelmaii of Uarrigan has been .'-elected (nr fourth olace in the Tenth Annual Na tional Maritime Poster Contest For his original poster he ha.' received a United States saving 5 bond of $25. This year's contest "American Ships Chart America's Future" drew over 9,000 entries from nearly every state in the Union. Tim's poster, with those of the other winners, will be displayed in the lobby of the Mayflower Hotel during the National Propeller Club Convention in Washington, D. C. In addition to being a Golden Honor Roll student, Tim has earned the Achievement Certificate of Superlative Merit and the Medal-pin in the A. P. S. L. nationwide Latin examination. TAKING PART IN the Stroke Rehabilitation Workshop held Thursday at the Go04 84, maritan Center were, left to right, Mrs. 0. L. Nasby, R. N., Administrator of the Center, Mr§. Marcella M. Chapman, Mason City, Division Director, of the Iowa Heart Assn., William Stefijg, secretary of the Algona Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Dale Harding, Jewell and Eagle Qroye, m,ejj* ical chairman. North Central Division of the Iowa Heart Assn., and Dorothy Cogley, &'"!£,. of Algona. More than 100 from the 8-county area were in attendance. Pbotp by Mj&e V

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