The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 23, 1967 · Page 23
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 23, 1967
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16-Algona, (la.) Upper D»* Moine* Tuesday, May 23, 1967 mm SUH Is Settled Out Of Court Here A damage case, in which the plaintiff had asked a total of $160,277.88 or the original petitions, was settled out of court here last Tuesday soon after jurors were selected to hear it before Judge Joseph Hand. Plaintiff in the matter was W, C. Irelan and defendants were Earl, Robert Edward andArdella Will. Amount of the settlement is not known. The original petitions were filed in November, 19GG, about five months after a mishap at the intersection of highways 169 and 222, about 14 miles south of Algona, June 21, 1966. The accident occurred at 10:50 a.m. Mrs. Irelan, 64, was killed instantly and her husband, W. C. Irelan, 70 and Earl Will, 18, were rushed to a Ft. Dodge hospital in critical and fair condition, repectively. In the petitions filed later, Mr. Irelan asked $83,541.28 for himself as a result of alleged severe and permanent injuries and $76,736.60 as executor of his deceased wife. W-Bend Man Found Dead After Crash Adrian Metzger, 36, former resident of West Bend, was fatally injured in a one-car automobile mishap sometime last Wednesday night on U. S. 169 south of Humboldt. His car left the highway on a curve, and he was thrown from the vehicle. The body was found about 100 feet from the car early Thursday morning, when daylight revealed the wrecked car and passersby investigated. Funeral services were held Sunday at 1:30 p. m. at the Apostolic Christian church near West Bend, witli burial in the church cemetery. Schellhammer Funeral Home of West Bend was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Leland Metzger, Kenneth, Roger and Larry Knoblock, Duane Metzger and Galen Metzger. Adrian is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Metzger of West Bend, his father presently living at the rest home in Algona, and 10 brothers and sisters: Emil, Silas and Bernard, all of West Bend, Arnold and Wilmer of Whittemore; Elizabeth and Marie Metzger of Elgin, m., Mrs. Martin Knobloch of Rock Rapids, and Mrs. lola Knobloch of Hill, Minn., and Darlene Metzger of West Bend. The deceased was a bachelor, and had been working as a mechanic for the Anderson Motor Co. of Humboldt. He was last seen alive Wednesday evening at the Humboldt bowling alley where teams bowled their final games of the season. He is believed to have been on his way to Fort Dodge to visit friends who operate a restaurant there and whom he frequently visited. The accident happened in Webster county, Kossuth county's Favorite newspaper $51,500 Suit Is Filed On Land Purchase A suit asking $51,500 damages from the State Conservation Commission was filed in district court here this week. Plaintiffs are James and Frances Antoine. The suit is an appeal from condemnation proceedings during which a 40 acre tract was condemned and the plaintiffs paid $9,000. However, plaintiffs claim the land was worth $59,500 prior to the proceedings and $8,000 after. The plaintiffs allege the condemned land included a well and other equipment used in a cattle feeding operation by them. A trial by jury is asked. Burt Ambulance Sessions Are Being Held BURT - At a meeting of the Burt fire department Thursday evening, there was a great deal of discussion on community ambulance service. Meeting witli the fire department was a committee from the local Lions Club, Dr. B. K. Bahnson, Charles Spry and Al llinckley, to see what could be done to meet the situation. It was voted to sponsor a general community meeting at the Legion hall Monday, May 22, at 8 p. m. to discuss the possibility of purchasing an ambulance for use in the community. The Burt firemen also saw a film on the correct handling and operation of various kinds of masks used when fighting fires. Following the meeting the main street was given a thorough washing. Another Dust Storm; Need Lots Of Rain The week's weather featured still another dust storm (the fifth or sixth of the current year) — and a new high reading for 1967 - 94 degrees Thursday, May 18. Only a trace of rain was registered during the period - and the area is still badly in need of moisture. The low mark during the week was 35 degrees Saturday. Here are the marks: DATE H L R May 18 94 53 May 19 72 46 Tr. May 20 68 35 May 21 68 42 May 22 — 39 Farewell Party The Jolly Neighbors Club of Lotts Creek met Wednesday evening, May 17, at the home of Zulabel Erickson. Thirteen members answered roll call: The Nicest Thing Someone Has Done For Me. Mrs. Maynard Kressin and Mrs. Charles Dacken were guests. A short business meeting was held alter which a farewell party was given for Viola Wichtendahl, who is moving to Fort Dodge. A flower identification game and bunco was played and a remembrance gift was presented. A potluck lunch was served. The next meeting will be June 21 with Joanne Hackbarth, hostess. Receives Degree Commencement cermonies of College of St. Mary were held Sunday at Boys Town, Omaha. Sister Mary Patricia, RSM, college president, conferred degrees on 87 seniors, including Judith Knoll, elementary education, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Knoll, Algona. Archbishop Gerald T. Bergan, presented the degrees. One Of Founders The father of a well-known Al- gona businessman, Phillip Diamond, is one of ten founders of a new savings and loan company In Fort Ddoge. Irving Diamond, long-time Fort Dodge merchant, is the vice-president of the newly organized Fort Dodge Savings and Loan Association. Attorney Herbert Bennett is president of the company. HELP WANTED Male, truck mechanics. We have several openings for either year around work or seasonal work with road crews. Apply at: W. HODGMAN & SONS Fairmont, Minn. Phone 235-3321 (38-41) Congratulations TIETZ CONSTRUCTION CO, ON HAVING INSTALLED THE AEROTRON 2-WAY FM MOBILE RADIO SYSTEM. Radio dispatched vehicles will now provide better-than- ever service to customers. ELECTRONICS SPECIALTIES Algona BUSINESSMEN: Find ouf how you can use 2-way radio in your business. Call today for convincing demonstration. V ^MEMORIAL DAY* SUGGESTIONS FROM HARRISON'S LARGE SELECTION OF FLORAL PIECES WREATHS CROSSES BASKETS 98c to $2.98 METAL METAi CEMETERY VASES I9c PLANTER BOXES 79c to $1.69 FOLDING LAWN CHAIR ., FOLDING CHAISE LOUNGE Both Pieces . . SEAMLESS MESH NYLONS 1st Quality Choice of Spring Shades 2Pr. 66° PLASTIC WINDOW SHADES Complete w/Roller $1.59 Value Cut to measure Free 20' WINDOW FAN 2 Speed 1 Year Guarantee 14.88 $ HARRISON'S * ALGONA'S LEADING VARIETY STORE *

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