Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on June 23, 1966 · Page 1
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 1

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 23, 1966
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ADVANCE ALMANAC BUILDING PERMITS Lola Scuffham, repair chitiv iiey; Leonard Maasdam, construct garage and bedroom, $1, 000. ALOONA MARKETS New Corn $L17 Beans $3.23 Oats . 65c (Markets furnished weekly by Hobarton Branch of Whittemore Elevator.) ALGONA WEATHER Rain Algona Houuth County .**•******•*][ . ^...^ ,•.;,...-•.••.•• ' ' . . • VOL. 46-NO. 49 THUHIOAY, JUNI M,1946 - ALOONA, IOWA U PAOES IN 2 SECTIONS , 1*01, et Ale***, iawa, posfoHic* urtdw Atf •* tanortti March I. Entered rt Meend elnl matter, State Historical Society owa City, IOWA High Low June 15 76 58 June 16 74 51 .07 June 17 78 52 trace June 18 83 51 .04 June 19 86 40 June 20 92 60 .03 June 21 90 65 .02 June 22 — 63 MAYOR'S COURT Chris Reefer, Algona, intoxication, 30 days suspended, to Cherokee; Melvin M. Ernst, Aberdeen, S. D., motor vehicle not registered in Iowa, $10; H. W. Jones, Stephenville, Texas, gas tax violation, $5; Edwin Kollasch, Swea City, no safety chain, $10; Thomas J. O'Leary, Des Moines, OMVI, $350 bond. WEDDING PERMITS Kathryn A. Bay, Robert C. Pertival, both Algona; Roy R. Stougard, Sharon R. Climpson, both Algona; Terry L. Johnson, Swea City, Judy Ray Hansen, of Ringsted; Robert Simonsmeier, Sharilynn K. Johnson, both Swea City; Dennis Fritz, Wesley, Diane Walker, Algona; Charles 6. Kolb, Shenandoah, Diane L. Helland, Fenton. NEW COURT CASES Jorgenson is candidate for county treasurer Don Jorgenson, Algona, recently announced his candidacy for the office of Kossuth county treasurer, and started circulating his petition Monday. He will file for the primary elections Sept. 6 on the republican ticket. Jorgenson, 31, is a graduate of the Ledyard high school and the* Hamilton Business school of Mason City. He had five grade school years in Seneca, worked after high school for three years at Welp's Hatchery in Bancroft, and managed the Algona Hotel or 2Vz years. He has served as deputy audi- or under county auditor Marc Hoore for the last four years Don is married and has a family of five children. His parents are Lloyd E. anc Vivian Jorgenson, Ledyard, and icr parents are Ned and Ada tlardgrove, Algona. Mabel Perry vs. Donald Perry, divorce; Herbert W. Peterson vs Minnie M. Peterson, divorce; Le onard G. Haase vs. Harry Haase partition N% NEV 4 20 and NW J /i NW»/4 21-97-30; Stephen A Doughan vs. Delos Gardner damages, $185; George F. am Sybil Freerksen vs. James K and Mary Hill, contract, $1892. 70. ST. ANN BIRTHS Day of golf ends in deal :• ; • '•". . "m?'- .":.,"• •' , /•!•»-:^.. :• : • • - ' .' . ••. • - " . - - •' THE ACCIDENT scene at the Bode-Livermore corner where Mrs. Mabel Irelan was killed Tuesday is shown in the above picture shortly after the accident. The above view is facing north, slightly west with the "Y" curving east towards J. Beiser, ex-owner of Smoke Shop, dies DON JORGENSON June 14 — Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Broesder, Lone Rock, girl, 8 Ib. 5% OZ.', :/...',..,,..-, :.^,-vv-..vrv •-..,,., June 16 — Mr. and Mrs. Elbert McVay, Algona, boy, 4 Ib. 14 oz. \ June 17 — Mr. and Mrs. Paul Halverson, Algona, boys, 7 Ib. 3'/ 2 oz. June 18 — Mr. and Mrs. Richard Strause, Burt, twins: boy, 6 Ib. 6 oz. - girl, 6 Ib. June 20 — Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Waller, Algona. girl, 7 Ibs. 14 oz.; Mr. and Mrs. Luverne Hansen, Algona, boy, 7 Ibs. 11 oz. June 21 — Mr. and Mrs. John Golwitzer, of Algona, boy, 9 Ib. 1 oz. NEW VEHICLES Garry Allen Garrett, Lakota Honda; Dennis Michael Long, Algona, Riverside; Mark G. Hamil ton, Lakota, Honda; Stephan R Voyles, Algona, Honda; Floyd E Sill, Burt, Chev. p/u; Walter L Eichenberger, Lakota, Chev. Peter Charles Jorgenson, Algo na, Chev.; Justine Becker, Wes ley, Ford; Elmer Paul Ricks, Ti tonka, Chev.; Wm. or Pauline Batt, Algona, Buick; Marma E Rasmussen, West Bend, Buick George Herman Baas, Whittemore, Chev.; Milton L. Jorgensen, Swea City, Chev.; Taylor Mtr. Co., Algona, Ford; Stanley J. Klein, Iryington, Buick; Harold or Marie Colwell, Algona, Rambler; Stephen Patrick McCall, Algona, Chev.; North Iowa Asphalt, Algona, Ford; Dau's Garage, Algona, Rambler; Arthur or Lorraine Rike, Titonka, Ford T'Bird. ST. ANN HOSPITAL June 15 — Tim Crowley, Algona, burns. June 16 — John Joseph Bradley, Algona, medical; Louis Moser, Ottosen, medical; John Foreman, Bancroft, medical; Richard Plathe, Bode, accident. June 17 — Wayne Arndorfer, Algona, accident; Albin Schneider, Bancroft, medical; Florian Hellman, Bancroft, medical. June 18 — Mary Sorenson, Algona, medical. June 19 — Timothy Frankl, Jrvington, medical. June 20 — Larry Sowers, Algona, accident; Otto Schaller, Burt, medical; Ella Kennedy, Bancroft, medical; David Kol lasch, Whittemore, surgery; Ma rie Heinen, Algona, medical; Bertha Cink, Algona, medical. June 21 — Marie Bernau, Whittemore, medical; Henry Schultz, Whittemore, surgery; Craig Thill, Iryington, T & A; Pebra Thill, Irvwgtpn, T & A. June 22 — Scott Davis, Algo- Coughenours honored at pat-luck farewell More than 200 well wishers gathered Monday evening in the VIethodist church dining room in a farewell pot luck dinner honoring Rev. and Mrs. N. M. Cou- ?henour, who are leaving today [or their new appointment at Dubuque. A money gift from individuals and the WSCS was presented to the couple to aid them on their world tour on which they will start in mid-July and not return until late August. It is a trip which has been long in planning. They will go first to the Orient, and on reaching Palestine will tour the Holy Land. Their last stop will be in London where they will attend the World Conference of Methodism, the minister having been appointed some time ago as a delegate to that conference by Iowa's Bishop Thomas, and from there they will return to Dubuque. John F. Beiser, 74, longtime owner of The Smoke Shop here, died suddenly at Veteran's hospital in Des Moines Monday af- •iiernoon. He was admitted to the hospital just a week before, June 13, after not feeling well for some time. Friends visited him over the weekend and reported he showed some signs of improvement. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Cecelia's Catholic church with Msgr. P. P. Gearen officiating. Burial will be in Calvary ceme tery with the Hamilton funeral home in charge of arrangements." Serving as pallbearers will be Frank Rosmann, Al Eischeid Harvey Johnson, Matt Bormann John Larson and John Lentsch Mr. Beiser was born Feb. 2 1892 in Algona, the son of Jo seph and Elizabeth Lentsch Bei ser. He lived his entire life here. He was married to Kathryn Barbaras on Sept. 14, 1926 in Algona and she survives. There is also one son. William J. Bei ser of New York City. Another son, James, was killed in a car crash near St. Joe some years ago. na, medical; Tim Bonnstettcr, West Bend, T & A; Jeff Bonnstetter, West Bend, T & A. Livermore..The Irelan 1966 Buick is shown at right in the ditch while the Will 1965 Dodge is jus,t in back ol the telephone pole at.left; ;••' . ;.,;.'. ••' ': - : • ' •..,••• ••••'•:• ' • : • Exclusive Advance Photos by Mike Stillman. When a young man, Mr. Beiser became associated with Lou Guderian in the cigar-making business over the old States Cafe about 1914. Mr. Beiser served in the army during World War 1. During his absence Guderian started The Smoke Shop in an- one until a fire destroyed the tore over the Labor day weekend in 1956. He rebuilt the firm and re mained owner of the building mt sold the business to Stewart HcFadden and Lawrence Gilles- >ie, who since sold to Robert )reyer in July, 1963. Mr. Beiser was an active member of the American Legion, V F. W., Knights of Columbus and received an honorary life mem bership to the American Legion several years ago. He had a great love of sports particularly fishing and base ball, and was noted for his long time love of. the.St. Louis Cardi fidl baseball tfeahi for yeais. Also surviving are three sisters: Mary Beiser and Mrs. Eva Deim, both of Algona, and Kate, Mrs. Lee Hornbuckle, of Spencer. \ Foreign trip off; " lack of hosts It Was announced Monday by Algona Chapter American Field Service president James L. Anderson that Kathy Morz, daughter of the Walter F. Morzes, Algona, will be unable to take part in the American Abroad summer program because of a shortage of foreign families offering homes. Kathy, an Algona high school senior, had been notified in the spring that she was a semi-finalist and would be plac- Mrs. Mabel Irelan is dead;husband CAR DRIVEN BY W. C. IRELAN other location. Upon Mr. Beiser's return the two moved the business to its present location in 1920. They continued to make cigars in the back end for many years and their "G & B" brand was a popular one in the area. Mr. Guderian died in 1932 and ed if a suitable family could be found. CAR FIRE The Algona fire department was called at 10:39 a.m. Wednesday. A car owned by Waltei Adams, Algona, began smoking in front of the Coast-to-Coasl Mr. Beiser operated the firm a- store. There was little damage. Begin street number project CAR DRIVEN BY EARL WILL A 64-year old Algona woman, Urs. Mabel Irelan, was instantly killed about 10 a.m. Tuesday when the car in which she was •iding With her husband was struck broadside by a LuVerne car at the intersection of highways 169 and 222 (Bode-Livermore corner). Her husband, W. C. "Carl" Iralan, 70, was listed in "critical" condition at Lutheran hospital in Fort Dodge this morning. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wbl- cott, good friends, visited him Tuesday afternoon and reported hi* rib cage was broken loose. He was still unconscious when they left and under oxygen. They said his doctor termed his condition as extremely critical. Driver of the other car was Earl Will, 18 of LuVerne. He was taken to Lutheran hospita at Fort Dodge also, suffering from facial lacerations and, a ossible concussion. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs lobert Will, LuVerne farmers nd he graduated from the Lu r erne high school severalweek go and was president of th< enior class. BOTH WILL and the Irelan vere alone in their cars whe he accident occurred. The LuVerne youth had left the office of Dr. Frank Tepner at Bode just a few minutes before the crash and was presumably heading for home. The Irelans had left Algona shortly before to play in a golf tournament at Fort'Dbdge. Their 1966 Buick was traveling south on highway 169 while .WJll; was traveling east on highway 222. Humboldt County Sheriff Marvin Andersen, with patrolmen Darold Stinman and Dave Tjep- kes, of Fort Dodge, investigat- Andersen said, judging from the skid marks of the Will car 28 from county at GOP state convention Kossuth county was represented by 28 voting delegates at the republican state convention held in Des Moines June 17-18. Kirk Hayes served as chairman of the delegation, and Mrs. Richard Thoreson was secretary. The county had a representative among the officers of the state convention in Mrs. L. L. Riter, who served as assistant secretary of the convention. The Sixth district caucus was held Friday evening in the grand ballroom of the Hotel Fort Des Moines where the delegates were visited by Senator Jack Miller and GOP candidate for representative from the Sixth district, Wiley Mayne. Members of the Kossuth delegation in addition to Mr. Hayes, Mrs. Thoreson and Mrs. Ritor were: Mrs. John Schutter, \V. B. VlacDonald, R. D. Godfredsen, Marc Moore, C. R. Sclioby, Mrs J. C. Everds, Oliver Carlson Hugh Black, Karl Kiilsholm and Wayne Keith, all of Algona; Bill Tokheim. Mrs. L. W. Davidson. Bill Phelps and Cecil Thoreson Swea City; Mrs. Robert Boleneu: and Lael Root, Wesley; Free Marks and George Gunther, oi Cor with; Mary Jean Andrews and Ray McWhorter, Burt; Mar ALGONA JAYCEES James McMahon and Paul Bode, left front and back, and Walt Turchin and John Landy, right, are shown equipped with brushes, paints, stencils and stirrers in front of the Advance office where they have painted the street number below the door. Jaycees will begin street ana bouse number painting as a service project for $1 starting June 27. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike StiUman. vel Halverson, Ledyard; John Miller, Titonka; Mrs. W. D. Ley, Dakota; Angus Cotton, Lone :lock; Leonard Madden, of Armstrong. Attending as junior delegates were eight Kossuth county high school students: Edith Ruark, Bonita Kiilsholm, Steve Merryman and Phil Bode, Algona; Patty Lewis and Bill Christ, Lakota; Patricia Phelps, Swea City; Rueben Skow, Wesley. a 1965 Dodge, he did not stop at the stop sign coming onto highway 169. "HIS CAR HIT the other almost perfectly broadside," An dersen said by telephone short ly after the crash. The Irelan car was knocked 170 feet sideways, across the "Y" on the east side of the high way and into the ditch. The Will car went 84 feet from the point of impact into the same ditch. Mrs. Irelan was pinned in the wreckage of the car and died al most instantly of a skull fracture and multiple injuries. Mr. Irelan was thrown clear of the crash just before the car came to rest. Sheriff Andersen said he couldn't tell whether the Ire- ans were wearing seat belts. Will was also thrown out el * his car. Both cart were a tot•I lou. Andersen Mid' char- ; ges of "failing to stop at a stop sign" are pending against Will. >i . < v Also called ,to the scene were Humboldt County Medical Examiner Dr. James Coddington, and Dr. Tepner .of Bode, - who,^ treated Will., The McCullough ambulance, was also called to the scene. >, >,. • FUNERAL SERVICES for Mrs. Irelan are pending. There is one daughter, Jo, Ellen, Mrs. Robert^ Middleton of. Riverside, Calif.' She was notified other mother's tragic death about 6 p.m. Tuesday, land she t and'her, husband were .expected \to take an airplane. Tuesday); for' Algona ;to handle arrangements. « t • The daughter was not expect-' ed until Wednesday'evening and funeral* services Have tentatively been set for Monday with *McCullough's in charge. Mrs. v lrelan ' was born Sept." 3,' 1901 and came to Algona with"' her husband from the Corwith area. Originally, it,is believed they were from Fair field. The Ire- ans lived in Algona about 35 /ears and several weeks ago. celebrated their '43rd wedding anniversary. She was a" member of the Methodist churchVMr. Irelan was a farm appraiser, until his/ ^retirement, several years"ago. Three new teachers hired for Algona The Algona School Board met Monday, June 20, and accepted three teachers for next school year. The new teachers are- Thomas Murphy, Blue Earth, Minn., grade 6; Janice Wassmen, Ormsby, Minn., grade 4; and Mrs. Linda Hanson, Pocahontas, physical education. The board also audited routine bills and received replies from prospective members of the citizen's committee — an advisory committee which will help the board in planning the school expansion program. SQUARE DANCE The Algona Promenaders Square Dance Club will be dancing at the Call street parking lot, Algona, Saturday, June 25, beginning at 8:30 p.m. Tony Nelson of Des Moines will be caller. In case of rain, the dance will be held at the VFW hall. All dancers and spectators are welcome. Break ground for Burt church Gars collide in city parking lot A car owned by Dianne Fish, Algona, was damaged Tuesday afternoon when an auto ow.ied by Larry L. Dreyer, Burt, colled into the Fish car in an Algona parking lot. Both autos were parked at the time of the accident and damage to the left rear fender of the Fish 1965 Chevrolet was estimated at $20. The Dreyer 196 X Fora was not damaged. THE BURT PRESBYTERIAN church held ground-breaking for its new building Sunday afternoon, just west of the present church building. Rev. Bruce Calbreath spoke of tlxe heritage and history of the church and read a letter from a former member entitled, "We Love Our Church." Rev. Calbreath used a gold spade for the ceremony. Dave Bartel of Frost, Minn, is th£ contractor and work began Tuesday. About 100 attended the services with refreshments being served after the ceremony. Shown above, left to right, Floyd Sill. Roscoe MawAsley Jr., Mj§. Louis Scott, Mrs. Hilda Gross, Joel Stenzel, Rev. Bruce Calbreath and Bill Christensen. Exclusive Advance Photo, by Brue§ Ritchie.

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