Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on June 2, 1966 · Page 1
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ADVANCE ALMANAC NIWI NEW COURT CASES Raymond W. Metzen Jr. vs. Bonita J. Metzen, divorce; Stow Grain Co. vs. Theodore Plath, account, $628.61. ALGONA MARKETS New Corn $1.14 Beans $3.02 Oats' 65c (Markets furnished weekly by Hobarton Branch of Whittemore Elevator.) ST. ANN BIRTHS May 27 — Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Moffitt, Algona, boy, 10 Ib. May 28 — Mr. and Mrs. Ken neth Teeter, Whittemore, girl, 8 Ib. 10 oz.; Mr. and Mrs. Gary Priebe, Algona, girl, 5 Ib. 15% oz. WEDDING PERMITS Btato Hldtorioal Iowa Oity, Iowa "UNCONTENTED CiacULATlON CHAMPION ~ THE ADVANCE" Ehfertd as second elds* motWf, D«e, 1, 1908, of Algorta, lowd, 56Sft |*>stofflc« under Act of Comets* March •- 1879 VOL. 66— NO. 43 THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 1966 — ALOONA. IOWA — 18 PAGES IN 3 SECTIONS unty Patrolman Roger L. Wright, Iowa City, Ann L. Seger, Algona; Dennis E Holmes, Barbara F. Sharman both LuVerne; Earl R. Ogren, Lakota, Dorothy Nimz, of Blue Earth; Bill G. Shelton, Webster City, Nancy Rock. A. Fischer, Lone EDWARD LYNN, 23 of Boone, is the new Iowa Highway Patrolman assigned to the 7-county Ft. Douge district and will.be living at the \Villard Zeigler residence in Algona. He graduated earlier from Camp Docige patrol school in Des Moines. He s single. Lynn will join patrolmen Tom ogdall, Charlie Bird and .Bill 1'oraotf (driver's license examiner) as Algona residents. Lynn is a 1961 graduate of boone high school. Ten crashes over holiday ALGONA WEATHER High Low Rain May 25 82 46 May 26 90 53 May 27 79 64 May 28 73 42 May 29 64 41 May 30 72 43 May 31 77 43 June 1 — 44 BUILDING PERMITS Arthur Odgaard, new home at 716 N. Park Ave., estimated cost $21,000; Tim O'Brien, picket fence; Mrs. Elizabeth Lowe, fence; W. C. Taylor, fence; Glenn Shore, sidewalk; Charles Hinken, garage; L. W. Gillespie, sidewalk and porch repairs; Richard Frideres, reshingle. MAYOR'S COURT Robert G. Faber, Algona, stop sign, $5; David K. Roethler, Algona, improper backing, $5 Henry Otto, failure to enter intersection safely, $10; Cecil E Taylor, Sioux Rapids, failure to have control of vehicle, $50 Lawrence Hanson and Gary Wic kering, bpth of Ventura, $50, intoxication. ST. ANN HOSPITAL Honda; Jeffrey J. Blome, Lako- La, Hon.da; tern Sewick, Algona, ttalko boatel; Jonn K. Tnomp- son, Burt, Gator b/t; Algona impl. Co., Algona, Intl.; Eimer P. Trenary, Corwiih, Chev. p/u; Iowa Warehouse Co., Swea City, Ford trk.; Ronald E. Yegge, Bui- falo Center, Pont.; Harry W. Lin- Wischmeyer, Swea City, Chev.; Wischmeyer Jr., Swea icy, Chev.; Thermogas Co. of Algona, Ford; Alfred F. Menke, Bancroft, Chev.; Arthur P. or Anne Peterson, Swea City, Merc.; Charles E. Sheakley, Algona, Merc.; Ralph C. or Julia a. Tnompson, Buick; Steve R. or Phyllis M. George, Algona, Pont.; L,ynn E. Palmer, Swea City, Fora; Gaylord B. Johnson, teuton, Chev.; Dorothy H. Laird, Algona, Dodge; Harold L. or Clarice A. Krantz, Swea City, Ford; Anthony M. Kollascn, Swea City, Dodge; Heiko A. or Catherine u Bosnia, Buffalo Center, Qiev.; Walter Ruger, LuVerne, Ford; Marjorie or Albert Johnson, of Swea City, Chev.; Cornelius &/or Mary Zaugg, Algona, Buick; Eugene F. Dontje, bwea City, Ford; Leonard or iva Gray, TitonKa, "ord; Lawrence •E.Wilhelmi, of Bancroft, Ford. A LARGE BOOM attached to a drag-line tipped over on McGregor street about 6:30 p.m. Saturday, blocking traffic for a time and causing a good deal of work beofre it was righted. The unit was picking up unused poles along the ditch for the Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. which had layed an un- derground cable and thus did not use the poles anymore. As one pole was picked up, the drag-line lurched and the boom flipped completely across the road into the ditch, tipping over the drag-line unit as shown above. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. Charges in six of accidents, two injured Ten highway and town automobile crashes the past week made Kossuth county roads a dangerous place to be on but luckily there were no serious injuries. There were two persons injured and charges were nled in six of the acciuents. Patrolman Tom Coguali checked four accidents over the long weekend, two of which involveu cows on the roadways. A car anven by L,arry Berg, Swea City, struck three or a herd of about 20 cows on a road three miles north and IVi west of 6wea City about 12:15 a.m. Sunday. His machine had about $900 in damage. Berg was tra vehng west and came upon the neru in the middle of the road One of the cows, which was own eel by Marlin Hardt of Swea City nad to be shot by Patrolman Cogdall while two others were Two from comfy got lop district Legion posts Two Ke*iuth county person* woro elected to the top po»i- tiont in tho Eighth District American Ltgion and Auxiliary Saturday at Port Dodgo. Mrs. Gus Simonsmtior, of Ledyard, was elected district president and William, Goetx, Wesley, was named Legion district commander. The elections took place at the spring conference held at the Hotel Warden and Fort Dodge Country Club. Mrs. Simonsmeier will be installed during the July convention and Goetx in August. May 27 — Merton Christiansen, Algona, medical; Howard Lowman, Algona, medical; Eugene Robinson, Algona, medical; Eddy Tindall, Graettinger, accident; Mrs. Wiima Origer, Bode, medical. May 28 — Robert Muller, of Whittemore, medical; Mrs. Caroline Steussy, Algona, medical. May 29 — Elizabeth Baas, Algona, medical; Caroline Kemna, Ottosen, medical; Marion Pooch, Algona, medical; Herman Plathe, Irvington, medical; Deanna Haley, Algona, medical; John Kuts chara, Wesley, medical. May 30 — Glenn Widmark, of Circle Pine, Minn., medical; Mrytle Boone, Algona, medical, May 31 — John Hammer, Algona, medical; Steve Allen, Algona, medical; Christine Didriksen, Algona, medical; Nellie Farrow, Titonka, medical; Edward Hullerman, Algona, medical; Mrs. Mabel Lee, Algona, medi cal. NEW VEHICLES Sandy S. Schenck, Algona, Attorney is named for accused man Larry A. Reefer pleaded not guilty in district court Friday to charges of malicious injury to a bridge and larceny of property of a value over $20. He told the court he had no money to hire a defense attorney and Jos. Straub was appointed by Judge Hand as his attorney. Reefer is charged with taking an angle iron from a county bridge in Sec. 24 Union township, and also an angle iron from a bridge in Sec. 17, Plum Creek township. His case was then continued until the September term of court and he was released on bond. H. G. Trauger is candidate for supervisor Harold G, Trauger, LuVerne, has announced his candidacy for the republican nomination for supervisor in the First, or South Kossuth district. Mr. Trauger has been in the grocery business in LuVerne foi 25 years, has been councilman for five years and town clerk for 15 years. He is adjutant of the Legion, was chairman of the Salvation Army drive for eleven years, and has been presiden* of the commercial club and the community chest. He is a lay leader in the Meth odist church, past master of the Masonic lodge, and has been ac tive in Scouting. Mr. Trauger was in the air force in World War II as an el ectrical specialist, and at the lime of discharge was assigned to General Doolittle's B-29 plan at Andrews Field, Washington, D. C. Burt youth wins car "All" American" A PROUD JOEL Chipman, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Chipman of Burt, stands behind the 1957 Pontiac he won at the first Kossuth Speedway stock car races last Friday night at the fairgrounds. The car was given away by Schultz Bros, to help promote the opening races. Chipman and his parents came to Schultz Bros. Saturday to pick up the car. Joel, as you might recall, was critically injured in a two-car crash last July 1, 1965 near Blue Earth, Minn, in which four young people were killed. He was unconscious in several hospitals for weeks but has been making fine improvement in recent months and has just begun to drive in the last several weeks. So a young man who had extreme bad fortune a year ago smiles with pleasure at his good luck a year later. Exclusive Advance Polaroid Photo. Mr. Trauger is 47 years old, was graduated from the Livermore high school, married Thelma Hof in 1940, and has three sons. He is included in the Marquis "Who's Who in the Methodist Church" as a lay leader. Sizzling races for supervisor in primary Sizzling races for the nomination for supervisor are in prospect for both the districts up :or election this year. Big contest is in district No. 3, or the east Kossuth area, where three democrats and [hree republicans have filed. Republicans are Win. L. Rode, Earl Stott, and Ted DeBoer Jr. Democrats are Raymond Baade, John Welhousen and Andrew Reising. In the First, or south Kossuth district Charles Plathe, present supervisor, is opposed by E. J. Kollasch for the democratic nomination, and H. G. Trauger has filed for the republican nomination. So far no papers have been filed for the 1 county offices. Up for election this year are the county recorder, county treasurer, and county attorney. FINED $300 Walter D. Crahan pleaded guilty to a charge of driving while Intoxicated and was fined $300 by Judge Hand in district court Friday. He was arrested Send in names for new lake The Advance has received some interesting suggestions for the name of the new lake built three miles north of Algona on highway 169. Anyone having an idea is invited to drop their suggested name in the mail to the Advance, Algona, Iowa, and. it will fat- turned over to the county conservation board. Also the Advance plans to publish some of the names. Three charges after car chase on city streets A wild chase at speeds in excess of 60 miles per hour resulted in three charges being filed early Sunday against Michael C Smith, 21, of Algona. He was charged with reckless driving, speeding in excess of 60 miles per hour and stop sign violations by city policeman Jim Voigt after a chase shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday. The case will be heard by Mayor Bill Finn in court Monday. Voigt, who was on duty at the time, noticed a car speeding south on Phillips street and gave chase. He reported the car turned off on South street, then north on Minnesota to Grove street and thence to Dodge street where it turned south. Voigt chased the car along Fair street when it turned north on Moore. At the corner of McGregor and Moore sereets, Voigt said the car hit two curbs and narrowly missed hitting trees at ooth sides of the intersection before he stopped it in front of the i Farm Bureau offices. Wesleyan going to Wisconsin bank Stanton E. Christie, associated with Exchange State Bank, Wesley, for three years, has accepted the position of executive vice i church at Alia Vista, Iowa, Fri- March street 5 on, west McGregor injured. Berg was not hurt. The seconu accident involving oows occurred at 11:15 p.m. on Monday !'/.» south and a mile east of Bancroft. Richard H. ^resthus, Bancroft, was driving a 1962 Comet east on the gravel when he came upon three or iour calves. His car had $250 in damage when he struck one of them. The calves were owned oy Allen Vaske, Bancroft, and one of them had to be butchered die next morning. Presthus was also unhurt. . CHARGES OF reckless driving were filed against John Hyink, 16, of Whittemore when his car collided with a machine driven oy Yvonne Lauck, 17, of WhittC' more on the McGregor street blacktop IVz miles east of Whittemore. Miss Lauck, driving a car owned by the Palo Alto Implement Co., reported the accident to Patrolman Cogdall and filed the reckless driving charges. The Hyink car ran her ma chine off the road, according to her charges. The Lauck car had $75 in damage while the Hyink machine had only $10 in es timated damage. Cogdall's fourth accident report occurred at the intersection of highways 9 and 169 north of Lakota and resulted in stop sign charges against Rojeanne Westerlund, Bancroft. Cogdall said ler car went through a stop sign at the intersection traveling south and struck a machine driven by Kathleen Andersen, of STILL ANOTHER honor has come to Algona high school's Dale Teeter with the announcement that he has been named to the "PREP ALL-AMERICA BASKETBALL TEAM" by the Athlete and Coach Magazine, in conjunction with Royal Crown Cola. Coach Howie Stevhenson learned of the honor last week and Dale is shown with the beautiful plaque he received. Stephenson said Teter was one of 100 players from the entire United States honored. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. Dies after living at St. Joe for just a month Theodore Gardner, 61, of St. Joe, died at Mercy hospital at Fort Docige Tuesday. He was a machinist by trade. Funeral services for him will be held at St. Bernard's Catholic president of The Grand Marsh State Bank, Grand Marsh, Wis., effective June 13. Mr. Christie served six years as agricultural representative and loan officer with National Bank of Burlington and for eight years as county supervisor of Farmers Home Administration in southwest Iowa. He has been active in farm management and livestock circles. He was raised on a farm near Belmond, attended the Belmond high school and graduated in agriculture from Iowa State University. Mr. Christie is president of Kossuth Bankers Association, a member of Elks, Iowa Association of Farm Managers. Sunday. A car driven by Duane T. Diers, Bancroft, and owned by Nicholas Geesman, also of Bancroft, was parked on the road and a second car driven by Geesman and owned by Donald King, Algona, was parked in front of it. A third car, driven by Richard C. McCarthy, Bancroft, came from the south and struck the Geesman-owned car and then hit the King-owned car before rolling over and going into the ditch. Luckily, there were no injuries. The McCarthy 1956 Ford and the King 1958 Chevrolet were termed total losses by deputy sheriff Larry Hudson, who checked the accident. The Geesman car had about $100 in damages. Hudson filed the following charges; McCarthy, driving too fast for the road conditions; Diers, failing to have parking lights on; and Geesman, stopping on a traveled highway. A GRAfcTTINGER man was injured about 5:45 p.m. when his car collided with a machine driven by Russel Fisher, Titon- Sinwell of St. Joe. One brother | Me for registrations will be Sat- ka. The latter car was owned Sidewalk Art Show coming iere June 10 The 4th animal Sidewalk Ar Show will be presented on the Algona main street Friday, June day morning at 10:30 a.m. with! 10. Entries are now coming ii Father Sigwarth officiating. Bur-, and peuons wishing to show art ial will be in Calvary cemetery ] works are urged to contact Bill there, with Hamilton's funeral jSteeie, secretary of the Algona home of Algona in charge of ar- Chamber of Commerce, immedi- Fewell, which was going east, ier father, Axel T. Anderson, 55, sustained head lacerations and a concussion and he was taken to the Buffalo Center hospital for treatment. Both cars had about $500 in estimated damage, ogdall reported. CHARGES WERE filed against all three drivers in a three-car crash one mile south and IVi west of Bancroft about 2.30 a.m. of General Motors. Policemen Al Boekelman and Pete Jorgenson and Sheriff Ralph Lincihorst checked the)accident. The Graettinger man, Edwin J. Tindall, was taken to St. Ann hospital with back injuries and bruises. ., ; Both men were alone when the accident occurred on highway 18 in front of the Hillcrest frailer Court north of Algona. Authorities said Tindall made a left turn into the court, where he lives, in front of the oncoming Fisher car. Charges of making an improper turn were filed against Tindall. The Fisher car had about $900 in damages while the'Tindall machine had about $1,000 damage. Fisher was not injured. City police checked a rash of accidents inside the* city limits last Friday and Saturday with no • less than four checked during a 24 j hour period. Charges were, filed in three of them, but there were no personal injuries. A three-car crash at the corner of Jones and Call streets resulted in charges of failing to enter a thru highway safely against Henry Otto, Algona. A car driven by Lee Burns, Algona, struck the Otto machine as it pulled across Jones street at about 9:50 a.m. Saturday. The impact of the crash knocked the Otto car into a third machine driven by Richard Yeoman, also of Algona. The Burns and Otto cars had about $150 in damage and the Yeoman machine about $50. The latter station wagon was owned by the Arnold Motor Supply. A CAR driven by Milton Nor^ on, Algona, backed from a park- ng spot in front of Dean's near he Algona Theatre Friday evening at 7 p.m. and struck a car driven by William Holcomb, of Whittemore, which was travel- ng on State street. The Norton car had $50 in damage and the Holcomb machine had $150 in damage. No charges were filed. Charges of improper backing were filed against David Roethler, Algona, when he backed into a parked car owned by Midi- ael Olson, Wesley, on the Garrigan high school parking lot at about 11:40 a.m. Friday. The Olson machine had $90 in damage and the Roethler car had minor damage to a taillight. And then about 8:15 p.m. on State street in front of the S & L, a car driven by LeRoy Thai- ges, West Bend, struck a car driven by Cheryl Harris, Whittemore, which was stopped for a traffic light. Thilges was cliarged with failing to have liis ear under control. He had $15 damage to his car wliile the Harris machine had an estimated $200 damage to the back end. rangements. He was born Aug. 1, Ionia, Iowa, the son of Andrew and Catherine Hugeback. He was ately. Cliff Carlson, Wesley 1904 at | sculpturist, will do work on the sidewalk again this year. The exhibit space is open to married to Jean Supriano in Los all artists in the area with orig Angeles, Calif., and after living jinal art accepted in all classifi in California for 25 years, came , cations including paintings, cer- to St. Joe May 1 to live with a ! amics, sculpture, prints, photo- sister, Mrs. Joe Sinwell. His wife preceded him in death 13 years ago. Survivors include two sisters, Vera Leasing, graphy, mosaics, enamels, metal work and translucents. There is no entry fee and the hours of showing will be from Charles City, and Leona, Mrs. noon until 9 p.m. June 10. Dead- preceded him in death. 'urday, June 4. by the A. C. Sparkplug division Pastor here called to Des Moines Pastor G. J. C. Gerike, Trinity Lutheran, Elm and Garfield, has been called to take over the. Institutional Ministry and the Student Pastor Ministry in the Des Moines area. No decision has. been reached. A meeting will be held in the near future witj| Trinity's Voters to consider "" implications of the pall. Gerike came to Trinity, Al, with his family in August,

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