The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 1, 1946 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 1, 1946
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efp '^t^" t ^rwT - n <? s - ;- iCK WEBSTER r , 12-6, FRIDAY Ugona high school remaine ithe ranks of the undefeatec ' defeating Webster City, 12 t l&at Friday on the loser's fielc was the first CDnferenC ie for the locals, Who aloft fth Hampton,, Clear .L-ake an Imboldt are now tied for firs Ice. . . • • . . . .- . ' ie victory resulted from nd half drive that could ho Ntbpped. Webster City led a -half, 6 to 0. An Unusual Runi iie Webster score resulted o: Isputed play, but a perfect!; il one. her a scoreless first quarter 11 was in Webster City ter in that team's possession .lay started, but the heac fesrhans horn blew. All plaj id, but a spectator yelle With it" to the Webster City k , who thereupon lateraled t Wraan, fleet colored halfback mf latter raced about 70 yards ling downed on the Algona 15 a& score came a few minute .filer. •^Algona had been offside on the plgy, and Webster City natural!} took the play rather -than th penalty. *. When the half ended, however Algona h'ad the ball oh the Web ster City five. Second Half Power Coming back from the half ful 6f fire, the Bulldogs started to r611. The first touchdown play ,wa a. pass, Skilling'to Craps'er, who lateraled to Waldcbn, the lattei going about 40 yards for a score without being touched, 'In the fourth quarter, Algona got the ball on the Webster City 35 after the losers elected to run with the ball to a fourth down and a yard to go. They failed to make the yard. . With straigh football the Red and Black wen down to pay dirt, Skilling plunging over. Neither conversion at- i tempt was successful. j. Eagle Grove Coming '' ! Coach Gene Hertz^and Algona 'Ifans had reason to be pleased , The entire line played a bang- 'Up game of ball. Skilling's play 'in the backfield was outstand- 'S$ While the squad suffered no . injuries, Reilly will probably be ';jtinablc to start at end against , t ,xEagle Grove, Friday; in the oext {.contest. His injury from-the Em- i/yfaetsburg; game still .bothers him rfJHertz shifted Young to end, and Hgused Skogstrom in Young's toack- "• StetI 1 spot,.while,Lauritzen alter- d at end with Young. jAlgona completed five out of Impasses, and Webster City com- deted .pne ,out of'nine, Eagle Grove, next opponent coming here Friday, was downed nfi " L - 0 by Cleat* Lake, and near- ired^ari U]3set*Friday, losing ij i^CTyli' .tn^i.- 4 A ._' _ , • 35? .ir offerise .. - - ormation. ,......> , onferehde standings follow: Team \ ' V ; -:':•-;.r. .•;:. Wi Hampton -_—..._.. 2 0 Clear Lake _-_._— 2 C •Humboldt • ___ 2 C Algona >_____. 1 0 Iowa Falls ...0 1 Webster ..City _-.'._... 0 2 Clarion 0 2 Eagle : Grove ;_0 2 13 MEN GET CALL IN DRAFT QUOTA - A pre-induction call for 13 men in *the latest quptaJassignment to Kossuth county from state selective service headquarters, was passed on this week to the next 13 young men classified in 1-A ,by the Kossuth draft board. :,Two of the 13 who have re ceived orders to report next Tuesday for pre-induction, are volunteers. They! are Norman Sleper of Titonka, and Howard Weydert, Algona. ' . I The other men in the list follow: i . ;'...' ' • :' Leonard Gray, Titonka. , Manferd Boever, Ledyard ; Albert Dirkseni Lakota. j 'Roman, Thill,' LuVerne. .Donald Elsbecker, Lone \Rock. ;;; Elmer Boyken, Buffalo Center, * Wm. Thlges, Bode, , t Walter Pleffer, Algoha. : Glenn Burlingame, Lone Rock. : Harley Bruellman, Ottoseri, j Eugene Flynn, Elrnore. -VA meeting of the county draft board will be held Wednesday to hear any requests, for deferments from the above men, ' JLast Thursday two men, Chas. &,' Rolling, Bancroft,, and Delmar E, Sherman, ^Algona, 'reported for pre-lnductoin exams, , § COUPLES GET WED f licenses tQ'.wed, were is- r^. . .n the past week at the 0erk • of courts pffice in the courthouse,- here, as. follows: ' HSept g^Jqihrj H, SJiienhay.eF, i <3eptef. and M9«y Je; Clgremorjt, Uane Eisenbarth, ,.„,. ., 9& ^ 9 J te w>e ^ Cprwith, rfeFS gV^Jpsep'h Ber ,n4 Evelyn M; Bich^S I>. ,„, ry, and. LjVonne B, J 9iv- ESTABLISHED 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1946 Three Sections—16 Pages VOL. 81—NO. 39, PINEDAS COURT OPENS Camera Catches Farm Sale Season's Opener Talking it over before the start of the sale are Roy Jensen, Seneca, 1 Albert Shaser, Bancrofl; Laverne Hammerslrom, Lone Rock! Roger Jensen, Seneca; Ralph Hammersirom, Lone Rock; Reinhold Person and C. E. Hduseholder, also Lone Rock. Articles for sale ate set up around the yard so that they-can be inspected before the bidding starts. (Algona Upper Des Moines Newsfoto,) JUSTICE COURTS CROWDED AFTER PATROL CHECK-UP The justice court dockets were :rowded, last week, in offices oi joth Justice J. B. Johnston and Mayor Frank Kohlhaas, with craffic matters bringing a major- ty of the cases. - State patrolmen stopped several hundred cars in brake tests n x the vicinity last week, using a new brake-meter in the checkup. In the court of Mayor Kohl- laas,-three cases were 1 heard. ' .Robert Schoffer, charged with not yielding the right of way was fined $25 and costs, Friday Stanley Reidel, charged with eckless driving, 'was fined $25 and costs, Friday. ""• George A. Fitch, charged with >perating a motor vehicle while ntoxicated, was bound over to ;he Kossuth district .court last Thursday, and bond fixed at i500. In Justice Johnston's cc?urt, the ollowing 'cases' were heard: laving defective brakes. Bernard ,Sullivan, Rockford, was fined $2.50 and. costs for de- 'ective brakes. ' Henry Folke, Remsen, iolation. .. Helen Nemmers, was 'ined $5 and costs for a stop sign Des Moines, was fined $5 and costs on a stop ign violation. Edward Marty, LuVerne, was 'ined $2.50 and costs for defect- ve brakes. Marion, Hankin, Hiimboldt, >vas fined $2.50 and costs for de- ective brakes. Wormhoudt Insulation Co., Maon City, was fined $2.50 and :osts for having defective 'brakes. Carl Jacobson, West Bend, was ined $2.50 and costs for not hav- ng a tail ,lh»ht on a trailer. In another case, Kenneth Fras- T, charged with assault and bat- ery, was ifound not guilty by Fustice Johnson, last Friday. He was charged with the offense by Eleanor Miller, NEW CARS REACH 13 COUNTY BUYERS Thirteen new cars or trucks ivere oh the rdads this Week after leli very and issuance .of new car icenses }n the county treasurer's ffiee here last week, The new 'machines went to the ollowing: * ' International — Algona Implement Co. (pickup), • • Fords^Albert Bpsma Jr., Laota (truck); Nitft Boswell, Algona Station wagon); Druggist Mutual, Aligona; Dutch's Super Service, Alona (truck); ' Ray E. Johnson, Swea City; O: S. Nelson, Ledyard; \ S. Norton & Son ,'A-lgona, truck). •••'-. Dodge — .Leon Cartwright, Alona, 1 Fred Muhle,' LuVerne truck). pldsmobilfr— Owen Hurt, Jrv* ngton, <• PlymPijth — Robert F, Lejand, weft City;, Geo. H. Ppwws. Al" ona, ' ' CM lii Collision Union) -Stanley Hjed.el and jgters were eiwpute tP 9 <Jance last their 9^th of venijjg wl»er» fruck by «n light damage to the car! c»r was ' Two Accidents In County, Sunday Two automobile accidents were recorded in . the office of Sheriff A. J. Cogley, over the weekend. In a collision between two cars a half mile west of Titonka, Sunday morning about 9 a. m., Mrs. Peter Beenken suffered a wrenched leg. She was riding with her husband, who was driving. Wm. S. Tjaden, 17,,was driving the other machine.' The two cars met at a bridge. About $100 damage.was done to the Tjaden car and an estimated $90 tp Beenken's machine. Kenneth Anderson escaped 'injury, Sunday afternoon three miles west of Algona on the McGregor road, when his machine hit loose gravel and overturned. COUNCIL ADOPTS RINK ORDINANCE Building permits for three homes were approved by Algona city council last Thursday even- A $10. a month license fee will be charged for roller rinks, and a special v officer will;be provided for the rink by the management. A new, rink ,is to be .erected on Diagonal and Commercial street. Eugene Robinson was given a permit for a $7380 home, 26x34; at Oak and Church streets. John Waldrpn was given a permit for $5,500 *on a home between Wooster and Minnesota, on. Elm, and Glen Jones for a $2,500 home in the Hillcrest addition. Thejatter two homes are to be remodeled country school buildings. Farm sale time is here again. Alfred E. Jorgensen, who has been farming a .half mile north-' west of L'one Rock, held one of the season's first sales on Wednesday, Sept. 18, and an A_l- gona Upper Des Moines reporter took a few pictures of the event as shown here. Reason for the Jorgensen sale is that Alfred • has. purchased a pool hall and;,hotel at Oakland, Neb., 47 miles ; south of Sioux City, ,.and look possession there* lo'day (Oct. 1. While he;-had nev- ' er been in the business be- /: fore, he is looking . forward to .his new life. The hotel has, 14 dving onto' Ihe fa*nT"are Mr. and Mrs. Justin 'Anderson and their daughter Marlene. 'They 18 BOWLERS ROLL OVER 200 SCORES Local bowlers'began to hit mid- season form, last week, with 18 rolling in the "200 Plus" bracket .for the week, and one of them, Hank Johannsen of Hank's Barbers, accumulating a 613 series. Other 200 bowlers; Louis Lynk (214),. Bass Sr. (206) and H, Voight (214), Old Style; Blanchard, Lone Hock (219); O. Hudson, Bradley Bros., (207)-; Al Chrisians, Kanawha (202); Henry Johannsen(2-12), Hank Furst (2144, Hank's Barbers; C. Smith (210), Bill Geering (203), Tanvilac; Lloyd Rouze (207), Jaycees; Al Young (231), Peterson (202), Woodman Insurance; Tom Forburger (2J6), Mullins (207),' Baur Implement; Walker (212),'Percival Motors; Eimers (209), Fred Davis (201), Burt. Team standings: Team W Old Style Lager ..... : .......... ,. 9" Tanvilac ........... . ............ - ....... - 8 Woodman Ins. •.....,... ............. 8 Kanawha ... ......... . ........... . ....... 7 Burt ....... i,...,., ........... , ............ 6 Pioneer .................................. 6 Lone Rock ............. . .............. 6 Mullins HiBred .................. 6 Jaycees .......... , ..... ,-, ................ 6 Bsur. Imp. ..^,, ...... ,.',:.,.,.,/.... 5 Hwble's Qhpsts .................. 4 Britt ., .......... , ........ ?. ............ r,... 4 K. of C. .„ ............... . ............... 3 Swift's Hank's Bradley Bros 3 3 2 2 Motors .................. j Algopa Barbers .................... l , Fisher Garage ...... ?, ......... =.... 0 PLAN HALLO WEEN PARTY, OCT. 31ST Plans are underway for another Halloween party, Thursday, Oct. 31, sponsored by the Algona Lions club. Entertainment, food and prizes will be plentiful for young and old, the general chairman, Frank Roscoe, announces. He is being assisted by Fred Shilts and Craig Vinson on the general committee. Other committees: Judging, Geo. W. Sefrit; parade, Russ Guster, Glenn Crilly, Vaughn Rising. Games—Craig Vinson, Gene Hertz. , . , ' . Dance—Si Roth, Dr. Eason, Decoration and display—Willis Colwell and Herb Hedlund. Refreshments— J Frank Moulton, M. L. Vander Waal, Ralph Dieckmann. Legalities -— Harold Fristedt; publicity — Walter Friesner, Frank Roscoe, and Clem Erlander. ? .. Finance—Fred Shilts, Don Hemmingsen. : Policing—H. T. -Bunkofske, Ralph Lindhorst. Purchase has been made of two bicycles as 'grand prizes, and will be awarded in the children's class, while two savings bonds •••'-" '-- awarded in .the adult will be class. Many other prizes will soon be in local window displays, also. Newsprint, Paper Shortage Acute .Shortages of newsprint and fine quality printing stock are rnore evident now than at most times during the rece.nt war, and as a result newspapers and commercial printing plants are faced with continued problems &f obtaining adequate supplies. Prices of bulk newsprint have advanced twice in the past six months and commercial-printing stock manufacturers have also been given an official ,boost. As a result, it is not always possiple for your local printing plant to ^ive exactly the type w quality of stoclt des.~ n come from Boone, Iowa. , ' farm sales are one of the major bits of activity in farm com- Smunities in late fall and winter ,'months. , Changes of location, 'sale of fakms,' retirement from farming, or illness .are usually the reasons for holding a farm sale. f Last farm sale season nearly ifiO such; sales were held in this •area and advertised in this newspaper. Crowds . vary, the number usually depending on the size of the sale and the extent of the advertising. The Jorgensen sale drew a large crowd,,. In the upper. pic- xure a view of the bidders is pre- Is^ Sold - items were*theang oment 1 the picture* moment 1 was taken. In the lower right hand picture is shown Marlene Anderson, Mrs. Justin Anderson, wife of the new farmer on the Jorgensen place, Mrs. Raymond Westling of Algona. The ladies, too, take an active interest in farm Sales. At the lower left, auctioneers Joe Preston and Fred Flaig are hard. at it, with E. M. Jensen and A. L; Cotton clerking and ording the sales made. rec- TOMBEARDSLEY INJURED IN CRASH Tom Beardsley, driver for the Modern Dry Cleanersl was injured seriously, Monday afternoon, when the truck -he was driving plunged from a detour road about five miles south of Buffalo Center and rolled over three times. ' The Algona man, knocked unconscious in the mishap, was taken to Buffalo Center and given treatment, then .brought by ambulance to the Kossuth hospital here, where he was partially conscious Tuesday morning. ' His attending physician said full x extent of his injuries could not be determined immediately. Torn* is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Beardsley of Algona. "Juice" Turned Off Irvington: Starting Sept. 20. the'electric current on the REA highline in the. Galbraith-Irvington area has been turned ; off from one to five each .afternoon Workmen have been setting new poles and rearranging wires. II will be some time before new machinery ' s installed and current can be secured -from .the new Galbraith REA branch, now under construction, The lunch wagon is a busy place at every farm sale, and Ihe one of Chp.rles R. Miller of Algona was at the Jorgensen sale, Sept. 16, at'Lone Rock. Lined up for a cup of coffee are C. M. Gross of Lone Rock, Vern Barker, Ray Meizen and Bill Squires, all of Bode. Charlie Miller has been making sales with his lunch wagon fo- the pest 18 years. He is from Algona. (Algona Upper Des Moines News- foto.) .H Girl, 4, Shows Dad How To Catch 'Em Kay Schmidt, 4-y.ear- old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Verle Schmidt of Ruthven, says' it doesn't make any difference whether you're 'an expert fisherman or not to catch a big fish. When her family went fishing at Lost Island recently, she asked her daddy if she could fish, too. To keep on the good side of his daughter, Mr. Schmidt fixed up an x old stick with a line and gave it to her. Well, Sharon caught a 3-lb. pike and her dad caught nothing. MARTIN SWANSON RITES ON SUNDAY Funeral • services for- Martin Bradford Swanson,, Omaha, were held Sunday afternoon at 1:30 Tells Adventures ./ Frank Vera regaled the Rotary club, Monday noon at the Hotel Algona, with a vivid description of his experiences on fl recent fishing jaunt into the Hudson Bay area of Canada. Indications were that Frank's enthusiasm and success will see a large, delegation heading way next fishing season. that Hospital Drive Opens; $40,000 Pledged . ^fr , ° ^fc C f . %•*•!* A f 'personal dpnatl0»»,af J5.QOQ by Mfs. Gardner CowJes, widow " '""" pf the 'Des Mojnes Register & Tribune, swelled to donjti0,r,s jqade -to tlje hospital f ujid? drive here eJJJciato opsaed ^Ws mnrning. *e|pre (2om Co/ «U?< ,Tbt Y«iy, - T- 3* ,'.^ft /«S}PT QD sc-lle$T |y§. ^91(9 Tvunz, June Adel Kuna and Mary AdJfte^JCwz in memory of IWius Kunz, Sr. and Lt. Julius Kunz.'Jr. Piques tp thejr memory will be placed on doors o£ two hospital rooms. • One worker who got a bead start in, his territory said that he had received pledges of $UOa total from tbj first eight ftwUes e^lle4 up* on jr« $ rural area. That total is not tnclud«i % the MO.OPO, nqr are pledges from any OWF workers in out^Jn§ &&§ w4»« m^y have made an early §tartJn y^eiy canvass. Thi county posqiyi4tte8 was o; fun st IWMMO co • ' c to Ite vjew th$$ the s§fce4 the entire campaign for sub.* church, Algona, with the Rev. E. Benzon in t charge. Interment was made in 'East Lawn Memorial Gardens. Mr. Swanson died Thursday, Sept. 26, in the Nebraska Methodist- hospital, .Omaha, where he had been sick about two weeks following a cerrebral hemorr- nage. He was born August 15, 1903, at Maiden, 111., the son of Mr. and Mrs. August Swanson. His parents were farmers and he received his education in the rural schools. In 1908 'the family mov- 2d to Iowa. Martin was employed, at the* Algona creamery for nine years until 1943 when he and his family moved to Omaha. For a time he was employed by the Martin Bomber Plant and later as a truckeir for the 7-Up Beverage Co. Mr. Swanson was married June 3, 1934, to Gertrude Norman, Algona. Mrs. Swanson and three children survive, .the children being James Martin, Robert Duane and Joan Diane. Also surviving are the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. Bessie Powers, Maiden, 111., Elmer F. Swanson, Missoula, Mont., Mrs, Anna Dall- Tnan, Britt, Mrs. Daisy Kurtz, Bruce, Wis., 'Mrs. Minnie Harmon, Algona, Carl E. Swanson, Lu-Verne, Theodore Swanson, Missoula, Mont.I Mrs.' Emma Manson, Dundee, 111., 'Mrs. Edna Newton, Britt, Lilliam Swanson, Britt. ' During the funeral services Mrs. W. A. Bueghly sang two hymn, Mrs," Melvin C. Thompson was in charge of the tlowers. Pallbearers were Norman Crawtord, Melvin Olson, Ralph Archibald, John Kain, Roy. irown, and Kenneth Seely. ANTONEJOHNSON PASSES MONDAY; BURIAL AT BOONE Antone Johnson, well known Algona insurance man the past eight years, died early Monday morning at the hospital in "Boone where he had been a patient for i three days last week Judge Hudr PETIT JURY WILL REPORT TODAY TO JUDGE HUDSON Disposal of three criminal cases opened the September term of district court in Kossuth county, 1 last Saturday. In all three cases, filed on a county attorney's information by H. W. Miller, pleas of guilty resulted, and Judge Fred M. Hudson assessed the fines. Lawrence 3. Becker, Bodu, charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, was fined $300 and costs, with $100 of the fine being suspended.. He was paroled to Sheriff A. J. Cogley. "Hugh McEnroe, Algona, charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, was fined $300 and co^ts also, with $100 of the fine being suspended. Ho was paroled to L. E. Linnan. Leonard Johnson, Bancroft, charged with possessing alcoholic, liquor in a bottle not bearing the Iowa seal, was fined $300 and costs, with $200 of the fine being suspended. He was paroled to Sheriff Cogley. PETIT JURY REPORTS FOR DUTY TODAY The petit jurors for the present,, term of court here are reporting' today. Judge Hudson is expected to set cases for trial today or tomorrow. THREE DAYS TESTIMONY IN DIVORCE ACTION After hearing testimony for several weeks. He and Mrs. Johnson had gone to Boone -to attend the wedding of.' a relative und before they could return he was taken critically ill. The daughter Charlotte, who is studying to be a nurse, has been with her parents ..... Mr. Johnson was -born on a farm near Boone about 60 years ago. He attended country school, and Cornell academy. He 'taught school at intervals during his college work graduation and was following his superintendent For a short time after leaving Emmetsburg he was: in the insurance business at Council Bluffs and then came to Algona with the Northwestern Mutual Ins. Co. Mr. Johnson took an active part in civic affairs here and was highly thought of by all who knew him. Beside his wife and daughter he is .survived by a brother in California and a ter in Boone. Funeral services son took the case of. Mary E. Meyer vs. Wm. Meyer under advisement. The plaintiff hacTask- ed a writ for separate maintenance from the defendant, and the latter had filed a counter charge, asking a divorce. The pair are from Fenton, aged 05 and 61. They had been married 11 years. •'•'/' HEITER CASE SLATED FOR COURT DISPOSAL A pending criminal charge against Donald Heiter, charges prentens"6s*, is w& fdr Disposal' a this term of court, offitials sail" NEW DIVORCE ACTION FILED IN DISTRICT COURT Jeanne Fraser is plaintiff in a divorce action filed, naming Kenneth Fraser as defendant, in a new district court case filed last week. The couple were married June 24, 1942, and have three children. The plaintiff brother and sis- charges cruel and inhuman treat- will toe held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 at the First' Evangelical Lutheran church at Boone and burial will be made at Boone. and asks aliincny and ci s- torly of the childrt:a. A temporary order restraining the defendant from seeing the plaintiff was granted by Judge Hudson in the case. Bob Geigel, Sophomore at U. oflawa, On Grid Squad Creameries Must • Refuse Dirty Milk Kossuth county farmers were urged this week, to take every prer- .•aution with their milk and cream to insure its cleanliness. A. L. Brown, county extension director, said that otherwise, operators rtiay be forced to return the dairy products as unmarketable. • Word received b* Mr. Brown from A- W- Rudnick, Iowa State College dairy specialist, emphasizes that Interstate shipment of dairy products now brings all lp- cal plants under jurisdiction of the Federal Pure Food and Drug Administration. United States government inspectors may at any tirne check the milk or cream dJpliY ered fr pm local farms, Budnick seys , jf they find a Riant excepting dairy milk or cream, th? preajnery-wfll not be allowed to ship its products outside -the state for human consumption. The specialist ^points out that but Big Bob Geige} of AJgon^ pictured abp,ve, is dxdate fpr a gu^4 sosUipn on giving 4 2? yews in the opener ftf»«wt n* Ql himselt is ra|e4 •A 4i.terf.jSS weigh; 20^ popnds and Is 6 ffft } W al , WM § three-sport man ai Alf9na

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