The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 11, 1967 · Page 16
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 16

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, July 11, 1967
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10-Algona la.) Upper Des Mftines Tuesday, July 11, 1967 Put Teeth In Obscene Phone Call Law Recently Sharon Harms Of Algona To Wed In Fall The obscene or annoying telephone caller faces a greater threat of apprehension and punishment today than ever before, according to John Claude, Algona, Northwestern Bell manager. A bill passed by the 1967 Iowa Legislature makes the use of the telephone to terrify, intimidate, threaten, harass, annoy or offend another person punishable by a fine of not more than $500 or imprisonment not to exceed one year, or both. The act became effective July 1. Northwestern Bell, which works in close cooperation with the police on the problem of annoying calls, uses several kinds of call identification procedures and equipment. All, however, make use of "line identification" to determine the source of the call. Information of this kind can frequently help the police obtain enough evidence for an arrest. Northwestern Bell has several suggestions to help people deal with the anonymous caller. "Hang up," Claude said. "If s the most effective thing you can do. Hang up at the first suggestion of an improper call - if the caller doesn't say anything or merely breathes heavily into the phone - at the first obscene word or improper personal question — or if toe caller will not identify himself to your satisfaction." "We advise not talking to the caller. What he really wants is an audience. Don't be that audience," Claude said. Don't answer the question, "What number is this?" — instead, ask the caller what number he is dialing and to whom he wants to speak. Instruct children and babysitters not to give out information indiscriminately— have them get the caller's name and say that you will call back. "If the calls persist," Claude said, "call Northwestern Bell's business office." Trained telephone people will help customers receiving anonymous calls. If there is any threat of bodily harm or injury, call the police — as well as the telephone company - immediately. The telephone company attempts to identify the line only on the called party's request. Once obtained, Northwestern Bell will reveal it to the called party, or with his consent, to the police. The process of identification does not require listening in on conversations, thus insuring against the invasion of individual privacy. Chances for successful identification of a suspect vary. But once a suspect is identified, Northwestern Bell encourages the offended party to prosecute and will work closely with authorities assigned to the case. "The new law," Claude said, "should make people think twice before making such calls. But if they do persist, we'll dqpur best- with the cooperation of our customers and the police — to see that the offending caller is i- dentifled. With the new law, we believe the police can prosecute more effectively." 0 RETIREE Supt. H.C, Messer of the Williamsburg schools for 24 years was honored at a public reception there this month upon his retirement this July l. Mr, Messer has been in the teaching profession in the state 48 years. iiiHitiifiiiiiiniiiiiiitiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiKiitifiiiiiiiiffliiiiinfflg OTTOSEN I By Mrs. Donald Usher | iiiniinniitfliiininiiiiiiiiimniiiiiiiiiiiiiniiniiiiiiiniiiiiinniniiii Mr. and Mrs. Verne Waechter are parents of an 8 lb., 11 oz. son, David James, born June 26 at the Palo Alto county hospital, Emmetsburg. The baby has three brothers and three sisters. Mrs. Waechter and baby came home Thursday night. Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Benson were at Ames from Sunday until Tuesday where Mrs. Benson attended the postmaster's training school. Seven hundred and twenty postmasters attended. Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Olson and daughters attended the Osborn family reunion Sunday at the Clarence Osborn home at Fenton. The gathering was in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Hudson Potter and Peggy of Rockford, m. Mr. and Mrs. James Barber and family of West Bend were Wednesday night visitors at the Richard Kinseths to wish Gary a happy birthday which was SHARON HARMS Mr. and Mrs. Albert Harms, Algona, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Sharon, to Walter Piatt, Algona, son of Denver Piatt, Mt. Pleasant, and the late Mrs. Piatt. The wedding is planned for Sept. 2 at Irvington Presbyterian Church. Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Olvin Haug and family came Thursday night to help him celebrate. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Hellickson and Joe of Long Beach, Calif., and Mrs. Hannah Hellickson of near Hardy were Friday night visitors at the Howard Hellick- sons. Mrs. Louis Jacobson, Mrs. Dean Telford, Mrs. Albert Thorsen and Mrs. Howard Hellickson attended the 4-H training school for judges at the Extension office Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Wehr- spann attended the wedding of Leone Campbell and David Junck at the Lutheran church at Ogden Saturday night. Mrs. Victor Meyer attended the reunion of her 1947 high school class from West Bend at Charlie's Supper Club at Algona Saturday night. Nineteen of the 30 class members attended. Mrs. Essie Cooper helped her family celebrate three anniversaries when they came to her home Sunday night for supper. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Donald Cooper, Randy and Bob, Mr. and Mrs. Parrel Cooper and Brenda, and Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Cooper and Pamela of Humboldt, Sue Johnson, Des Moines, and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Cooper and family of Ft. Dodge. They celebrated the Hollis Cooper's 25th wedding anniversary, which was July 5, the Donald Cooper's 27th wedding anniversary, which is July 11, and Donald Cooper's birthday which was July 4. Edward Zinnel celebrated his 66th birthday Sunday. Sunday night guests at his home for a fish supper were Mr. and Mrs. Richard Krause and daughters of LuVerne. Mrs. Beulah Adams visited her brother, C. L Goodell of Humboldt, at Lutheran hospital Monday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Dale and Debbie of Dakota City were Sunday evening visitors at the home of Mrs. Jennie Bratland. Mrs. Alfred Schultz of Whittemore and Mrs. Chester Alme visited at the home of their brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. John Sones at Laurens Thursday. Mrs. Mark Fowler and Edna of Humboldt and Mr. and Mrs. James Fowler and children were Sunday afternoon visitors at the Kermit Fowlers. Mr. and Mrs. Keith Koob and family and Mrs. Estella Day of Dakota City visited Mrs. Annie Leist Sunday afternoon. Karen Kinseth visited at the James Barber home at West Bend for a few days this week. Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Kropf of Jacksonville, Ark., called on Mrs. Essie Cooper Saturday morning. Jeffrey Malmin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Malmin of Minneapolis, is spending the week visiting his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Erling Malmin. Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Nielsen of Tama were also weekend guests at the Malmins. Mr. and Mrs. Art Bartlett, Steven and Sara of Titonka, visited Mrs. Kate Jacobson and LeRoy Sunday night. 1967 MODEL LOOK 'EM OVER/ FORD GALAX1E 500, 2 Door Hardtop, 289 Engine, Cruiseomatic Trans., Radio, Heater, Power Steering, Red with Red Vinyl Interior, Visibility Group, Side Moulding, Big Hub Caps, W/S Tires. Newish $AVE 1966 MODELS CHEVROLET IMPALA 4 Door Sedan, 283 Engine with Power Pack. PS, PB and Powerglide. Tilt Wheel, W/S & Big Hub Caps ., $2385 FORD CUSTOM 500, 4 Door, 289 Engine, Cruiseomatic, R & H. One owner. Blue with Matching Interior. Extra Clean— '. .$1995 FORD CUSTOM 500, 4-door Sedan, V-8, Cruise-o-matlc, power steering, factory air, extra clean $2095 CHEVELLE 300, 4 dr. Sedan, 6 cyl., stick, heater, one owner, extra clean ,- $1695 FORD GALAHE 500 4 dr., 352, auto, trans., R & H, on2 owner, warranty, white with red interior, like new $2150 1965 MODELS CHEVROLET BISCAYNE Station Wagon, 283, stick, 6 psgr., R & H, one owner, white with red interior $1695 CHEVROLET BEL AIR 4-door Sedan, V-8, powerglide, power steering, red & white, one-owner cream puff $1595 CHEVY n, 2 door, stick shift, good $1095 1964 MODELS FORD FAIRLANE 500, 2 door Sedan, V-8 Engine, Stick, R & H-, ,$865 CHEVROLET BEL AIR 6, 4-door Sedan, radio, heater, extra clean $995 OLDS Super 88, 4 door, R & H, Power Steering, Power Brakes, OLDSMOBILE 98, 4 door Hardtop, power, air conditioned. . .i$1085 1962 MODELS CHEVROLET BEL AIR 4 door, V-8, automatic transmission, PS & PB, Factory air conditioned BUICK LESABRE 4 door Sedan, V-8 Engine, standard .transmission, heater. One-owner . $1275 DODGE 330, 4 door Sedan, 6 cyl., standard transmission, heater, Extra Sharp. One-owner in Mint Condition $1095 CHEVROLET IMPALA Coupe, V-8 Engine, standard transmission, R & H. Yellow with Black Interior $1495 FORD GALAME 500 4-dr. Sedan, V-8, automatic transmission •••••' $1495 FORD GALAJOE 500 2-dr. Hardtop, 352 engine, straight stick $1550 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE, V-8, stick, heater, tinted glass, white with blue interior , ,i$H85 FORD FAIRLANE 500, 4 door Sedan, 289 V-8, standard transmission, R & H, one-owner .$1295 1963 MODELS DODGE 330, 2 door Sedan, V-8 Engine, standard transmission, R&H $850 1961 MODELS OLDSMOBILE DYNAMIC 88, 4 door Sedan, Standard Transmission, R&H ' $650 OLDSMOBILE DYNAMIC 88, 4 door Sedan, AT, PS, PB, White with Beige Interior. Clean $695 DODGE POLARA 4-door Sedan, V-8, AT, PS, PB. New tires, runs good $495 1960 MODELS CHEVROLET BISCAYNE 6 cyl., 4 door, powerglide, runs good ^. ,$485 1959 MODELS FORD 300, 4 door, V-8, AT, R & H $175 CHEVROLET BEL AIR 4 door Sedan, V-8 Engine, Standard Transmission, R&H $395 FORD GALAX3E 4-door, V-8, automatic transmission, power steering $ 2 50 CHEVROLET BEL AIR V-8, 4-door Sedan, automatic transmission, radio, heater, 4 new tires , $395 1958 MODELS CHEVROLET V-8, 4 door, AT $150 FORD FAIRLANE 500, 6 cyl., stick $135 MERCURY 4 door, V-8, automatic transmission, runs good, . , $85 i PICKUPS & TRUCKS 1965 CHEVROLET 3/4 Ton Pickup, 61 cyl., 4-speed, long, wide box, overloads, one owner , . sjeso 1963 FORD F-100, 6 cyl., 3-speed, long, wide box, mud and snow tires $1185 1954 CHEVROLET 1/2 ton, 3-speed, 6x6 stock and grain box^ , $325 KRAUSE AUTO PHONE 889.2843 FENTON, IOWA

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