The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 4, 1967 · Page 25
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 4, 1967
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14-Algona, (la.) Upper Det Molnw Tuesday, April 4, 1967 Broken Pelvis For Bancroft Girl Sunday A 16-year old Bancroft girl, Kathleen S. Murray, sustained a broken pelvis, lacerations and abrasions in a motorbike-auto collision on Bancroft's main street at 4:15 p. m. Sunday. She was taken to St. Ann hospital here for preliminary treatment, then transferred to a hospital at Ft. Dodge. She was a passenger on a motorbike driven by Donald F. Lynch, 18, Fenton, which collided with an auto driven by Arthur E. Kahler, 58, Hurt, as the motorbike was passing the car. Both vehicles were headed west at the time of the mishap. Damage to the auto was estimated at $40, while $1.50 resulted to the motorbike. Patrolman Charles Bird investigated the mishap. Albert Lauck Of Whittemore Dies Thursday WHITTEMORE - Funeral services for Albert Fred Lauck, 91, were held Monday in St. Paul's Lutheran church at 2 p. in., with Rev. Cleo Kautsch officiating. Burial was at Plainview cemetery east of town, with McCullough Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Harold Schmeling, Ralph Walker, Hugo and Rudolph Beminghaus, Rudolph and Arthur Bode. Albert Fred Lauck was born Feb. 19, 1876 in Whittemore. His parents were Joseph and Johanna Geilenfeld Lauck. He grew to manhood on the home farm in Lotts Creek twp., and never married. He leaves to mourn his death one brother, William, Whittemore, and was preceded in death by six sisters and five brothers. He farmed for a number of years until the past four years. He stayed at the home of his brother, Mr. and Mrs. William Lauck and for a number of years made his home in a rest home. He died at the Turner Rest Home, Armstrong, Thursday evening, March 30, Large Auction Of Machinery Held Monday The largest heavy equipment auction ever held in this area got underway at 9:30 a. m. Monday at the fairgrounds here. M.T. McGuire and Co., Inc., with Forke Bros., auctioneers, Lincoln, Nebr. handling the sale, offered a very complete line of machinery with rumored estimates of value ranging from $500,000 to $1 million. Included were Cats, dozers, tractors, scrapers, graders, welders, generators, rollers, dump trucks, pickups, lowboy trailers, diesel power units, dragline, etc. It was expected buyers from all over the midwest would attend the sale. Any area residents who visited the fairgrounds during recent weeks saw most of the equipment that was auctioned Monday. APRIL 6,THURSDAY-Howard R. Geesman Sale at farm 2 miles north, 1 1/2 west and 1 1/Z north of Bancroft, starting at 10 a. m. Offered are tractors, power machinery, miscellaneous. Sale details in April 4 issue of UDM. Auctioneers are Quinn & Clark; Clerk, Farmers & Traders Savings Bank, Bancroft. APRIL 6, Thursday- Joe Henry complete closing out farm sale, 3 miles west of Algona on McGregor Road. Raymond Spencer and Ronald Peck, auctioneers, The Security State Bank, clerk. Glen Johnson, Ex-Swea Area Man, Passes SWEA-EAGLE - Glen U. Johnson, 75, son of pioneering Eagle township farmers, died at St. Anthony's Village, Minneapolis, March 20. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. K. Johnson, and spent his young manhood in Eagle township. He was married to the former Tressa Wilson, sister of Mrs. William Tobin and daughter of the Aquila Wilsons. Mr. Johnson has many other relatives in the area, including George Johnson, Ted Johnson, Bancroft, Mrs. Cassie Anderson, Mrs. George Rohlin, Mrs. Leo Crowley, Merle Johnson and Mrs. Jean Tague. He is survived by his wife, a son, Ulis A., Ontario, Calif., and a daughter, Mrs. Charles (Vera) Rosenquist, Minneapolis; two sisters, Mrs. Vera Ferrin, Los Angeles, and Mrs. Edward Beddow, Minneapolis; and a brother, Albert, Minneapolis. Mr. Johnson operated a gas station in Minneapolis Many Children Competed In Kite Contest The weather wasn't perfect, but you'd never have known it as a very large number of children (and adults) attended the annual Kite Flying Contest sponsored by the Kiwanis Club here Saturday afternoon. It was held on grounds adjoining Bertha Godfrey school- and before it ended," rain and sieet moved in. Eight judges selected a number of winners (11 first place) and every entrant received a treat. The winners also received a variety of prizes for their efforts. Winning top prizes were the following and in categories listed: Best hand made - Delyse St. John; unusual design - Jeff Merryman; largest-Rock Puffer (84" x 62"); smallest - Rhonda Puffer (5 1/2" x 7 1/2"); best decorated- David Doughan; most skillfully handled - Jane Nold; longest tail - Tommy Buscher (53 1/2"); highest flying - Joey Sindelar; hard luck story-Rickie Diamond; best over-all girl Debbie Winter; and best over-all boy - Don Sindelar. Judges were Earl Lierley, Walter McBride, Ted Charles, Rex Kooyman, Don Jones, Pudge Miller, Don Meyer and AlBoekel- Msgr., Pastor Will Speak At NFO Dinner Msgr. Lewis J. Miller, Elkton, So. Dak., and Rev. Alvin P. Brucklacher, Florence, So. Dak., will be featured speaker at the NFO whole hog Sausage Dinner this Thursday, April 6, in St. Michael's Hall at Whittemore. The dinner will be served from 6 to 8 p.m. Msgr. Miller is a native of Wisconsin and was raised on a dairy farm there. He is pastor of Our Lady of Good Counsel church and for many years has been a director of the Catholic Rural Life Conference for eastern South Dakota, is on the natonal board of National Catholic Life Conference and former head of Diocesan Rural Life Directors. He is on the advisory board of the FHA in South Dakota and has been featured speaker for many farm groups and forums in seven states in the past 10 years. Rev. Brucklacher was born on a farm near Freeman, So. Dak. and graduated from Augustana College, Sioux Falls, in 1953. He is serving the American Lutheran church at Florence. He was ordained in 1957, the same year he graduated from Luther Theological Seminary at St. Paul. Rev. and Mrs. Brucklacher have seven children and he has a deep interest in rural America and its survival and also likes to work with children. He is author of Country Parson's Corner in the Farm Tempo and has spoken at many rural area meetings. Both men are highly-regarded as speakers and well informed on problems of farming. G. Jacobson Funeral Held At Ledyard Funeral services for George Jacobson, 76, were held Monday at Ledyard. Garry Funeral Home, Bancroft, was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Jacobson died at 7:45 a.m. Saturday at the hospital at Blue Earth, Minn. He had been a patient there since the preceding Tuesday. Survivors include his wife, Jen»*»»»*»»»»»*»»»»««»««»««»»+»+»+< nie; a daughter, Mrs,MyrtleGn- bertson, Ledyard; and two sons, Vernon, Hartley, and Jerry, Osage. Two Suffer Minor Injuries At Bancroft Two area teenage boys sustained minor injuries when an auto driven by Bernard A. Rolling, 18, Bancroft, crashed three miles west of there on a blacktop road at 12:05 a.m. Tuesday, March 28. Rolling sustained lacerations of the lip and jaw and a passenger in the vehicle, Darrell Jensen, 17, Algona, suffered a bruised arm and lip. The auto sustained an estimated $300 damage, according to Patrolman J. R. Michael who investigated. An auto driven by Gerald Mc~ Guire, 28, Titonka, went into a ditch 2 3/4 miles north of there at 1:15 a.m. March 26, resulting in an estimated $500 damage to the car. The mishap was reported to the sheriffs office here several days later. The driver stated he apparently fell asleep. The car went into a ditch and struck a utility pole. Algonan Wins Trip For Sales Richard A. Moen, local representative for the Federated Insurance Companies, has won an achievement award as one of the Companies' top men in new premium sales during 1966. As a result of his outstanding sales record, Mr. and Mrs. Moen will attend a meeting of the companies to be held in Palm Springs. Armstrong Man Is Found Dead At Elevator Harvey A. EckhoLtn, 65, Annstrong, an employee of the Cargill Elevator there for the past 20 years, was found dead after falling from a ladder there Saturday at 9:30 ajn. His body was discovered by a farmer who went to the elevator. Immediately following the tragedy, officials were not certain whether his death was due to UK fall or some other cause. Season Opener Garrigan High School's track team, under Coach Beanie Cooper, will travel to Hnmboldt for the first meet of the new season, a dual affair, Wednesday afternoon. INVINCIBLE METAL FUR. NTTURE fruehlsed deafer — typer DCS Metes P*. Ce. Cord of Thanks :•: CARD OF THANKS I want to take this opportunity to express my sincere Hi?nir«? to everyone for cards, flowers, candy, visits and all other acts of kindness during my recent hospitalization. They were deeply appreciated. Mrs. Don Smith, Sr. (26*) CARD OF THANKS Thank you, dear friends, all who remembered me with cards, visits and flowers while I was at St. Ann hospital. Sincerely, Mrs. Jens M. Sorensen. (26*) CROPLAND - FOR SALE IN SOYBEANS LAST YEAR - TOP GRADE SOIL - KNOWN AS THE STRATTON ACREAGE (NOW JEAN) ON NORTHWEST EDGE OF WESLEY - PRICED FOR ONLY ABOUT $434.00 PER ACRE - TOTAL PRICE IS ONLY $3900.00 - FOR MORE PARTICULARS, CONTACT HERBST REAL ESTATE JOEL M. HERBST Office over Penney's TED S. HERBST Phone 295-3733 (26-28 & MIS) DIAMOND'S Continued Special: SHOUT SLEEVE SWEAT SHIRTS Reg. $199 YOUR CHOICE OF COLORS HURRY - SUPPLY LIMITED I LIMIT — 2 Per Customer S - M - L - Ex. Large »**«»*•»•»»»»»»»+»»»»»»»»»»•»»»»»»•»•»•»+»•»»»»•»»»»«»••»•••••••« mail.

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