The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 18, 1967 · Page 23
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 23

Publication:
Location:
Algona, Iowa
Issue Date:
Tuesday, July 18, 1967
Page:
Page 23
Start Free Trial
Cancel

16-Algono, (lo.) Upper Des Moines Tuesday, July 18, 1967 OEO Board Member Quits Job; Election Is Held A meeting of the Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc., was attended by about 35 persons in the assembly room of the county courthouse Wednesday evening. At 7 p. m., members of low income families elected members to the board, including Mrs. Kramer, Mr. Giddings, Mrs. Dudding, Lawrence Schiltz, Mrs. Henneman and Mrs. Herb Kaiser, according to Joe Straub, local attorney. At the 8 o'clock meeting, a letter of resignation from Oliver S. Carlson, former member of the advisory committee, was read. His letter is as follows: "At this time I respectfully submit my resignation as a member of the advisory committee of the Kossuth County Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc. My reason for resigning is: In all clear conscience I cannot be a member of a board where very little opportunity affords itself to freely discuss the desirability of and the use of federal money coming into Kossuth county for poverty. I am especially concerned for the really poor people in Kossuth, as they are,, in my opinion, not benefiting materially from the money that is being spent. "It was my opinion from the very outset that there would be too many high salaried employees and that too much money would be paid in administration leaving the people who really need assistance as underprivileged after the huge expenditures as before. "To accept available federal funds may not always be wise. To accept federal funds because someone else will take them if we don't is sadistic, deceiving and un-American. "Also, federal programs are a duplication of what the state and county are already doing. "Until such time as Kossuth county and/or the local citizenry feel that this project can be handled for the benefit of the underprivileged, I wish to have no part of its administration whatsoever. Respectfully submitted, Oliver S. Carlson." Re-elected to the board for three-year terms were Harry Naffziger, LuVerne, Rev. Robt. Lorenz and Steve McCall, Algona. Mrs. Victor Frideres of Algona was elected to fill the unexpired term of Mr. Carlson and to hold office until next year's election. Parcel Post Back On 6-Day Delivery Here Postmaster Ed Farrell announced Friday that parcel post deliveries in Algona were expanded from five to six days a week as of Saturday. This is in line with a recent directive from Postmaster General Lawrence F. O'Brien following the signing of the Post Office Department appropriation bill by President Johnson. The legislation contains an $8.5 million item for restoration of the six-day a week delivery which had been cut back in May, 1964, as an economy measure. Nearly 5000 cities are affected, Postmaster Farrell said. The Algona postal official noted that the improved service will remove an inequity for many business and residential routes. Postal customers served by "motorized" letter carriers have been receiving six-day deliveries all along. Customers living on routes serviced by foot carriers have received larger parcels from a five-day a week parcel post route covered by a truck. Carriers on foot only deliver small packages. Cattle Feeder Ass'n To Tour 2 Area Farms The Kossuth County Beef Producer's and Kossuth County Extension Service will sponsor a cattle feeders tour Tuesday, July 18, beginning at 2:00 p.m. at the Union Construction Company cattle farm in LuVerne township (sec. 5); and the Earl Hanselman farm (1 mile east and 1 mile south) of LuVerne in Humboldt County, will also be visited. Nelson Gay and Wm. Zmolek, Extension Beef Specialists from Iowa State University, will attend the tour to summarize and answer questions. Directions to the Union Construction feedlot in LuVerne township are as follows From Sexton - 7 mi. south and 1 3/4 east From Corwith — 3 mi. west on blacktop, 1 mi. south & 1 3/4 W. From Irvington corner on highway 169-2 mi. S. and 33/4 east on the Galbraith blacktop. All farmers and cattle feeders in Kossuth and surrounding areas are invited on the tour, announces Don Arndorfer, president of Kossuth County Beef Producers. Collision Near Fenton Causes $375 Damage A collision on a gravel road 2 1/2 miles north and one-half mile west of Fenton resulted in an estimated $375 damage to autos driven by Janice M. Geerdes, 27, Swea City, and Edith E. Laage, 73, Fenton, at 11:50 a.m. Friday. The Geerdes vehicle was headed eart and the Laage machine was headed west when the collision occurred. Janice Geerdes was charged with having an expired driver's license by Patrolman Charles Bird who investigated. Algona Firms Get Sentral School Work Two Algona firms were successful bidders for the Sentral High School addition, according to figures released by the school district folio wing a letting Thursday. Cowan Corp. was low with a $108,910 bid for the general contracting portion of the work, while Pratt Construction Co. got the electrical contract with a bid of $16,500. A Forest City firm, W.C. Hansen and Son, got the plumbing and heating contract with a bid of $31,310. A total of eight bids were received for the general contract. The addition is to be built on the south side of the present Sentral building and will be 185 by 45 feet. A number of rooms will be housed in the new section. REPORT OF CONDITION OF IOWA STATE BANK' — County. Algona. Iowa 50511. at the close of business June ;----• » lale banking institution organized and operating under sl^t-™" D ?.i! < V!'!i 0 - 1 lhU S i ale and a member °* ">• Federal Reserve System. Published in accordance with a call made by the State Banking Authorities and by the Federal Reserve Bank of this District. ASSETS I. fash, balances with other banks, and cash items in process of collection _ _S1.292 142X1 S. United Stales Government obligations .._~_""_" : 215s'l06.25 .t. OhliKntmns of States and political subdivisions _ 72976260 I. Securities of Federal agencies and corporations SOOOo'oO ft. Other securities (including $15.000.00 corporate stocks) " Is'oOOOO 7. Other loans and discounts .... 4.26088277 8. Bank premises, furniture and fixtures, and" 11. oVh7r M at S els rCPrCS< : nl . in - B . banl1 " rcmises BMBSJ8 12. TOTAL ASSETS 13.783.60 -$8.1527.273.53 13. 14. 18. 1!>. 20. 4.563.379.44 LIABILITIES Demand deposits of individuals, parlnrn.|iips. and corporations ..... ____ ........ ... Time and savings deposits of individuals' partnerships, nncl corporations ...... 177447705 R«-P«' s ! ts "' »"itcd Slates Government .." ..... 5O05143 Deposits of States and political subdivisions -III: 1 423108 75 Deposits of commercial banks ____ 2004504 Certified and officers' checks, etc. 1250451 TOTAL DEPOSITS (items 13 to 19) -------- 97.U3j5ia.22 (a) Total demand deposits $5.189.116.87 25. (b) Total time and savings deposits ______ $2,654.452.35 TOTAL LIABILITIES ... ..... ______ ....... . ...... ______ .yTB43.569.22 CAPITAL ACCOUNTS 26. (c) Common stock- total par value ..... _____ . 25000000 No. shares authorized 2500 *aw,ww.wi No. shares outstanding 2500 27. Surplus za. undivided 30. TOTAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTS 783.70431 31. TOTAL LIABILITIES AND CAPITAL ACCOUNTS — _ .$8.627.273^3 MEMORANDA 2 ' e^ninTwM! 'dTe* '"J^"* '&**'"*&>'' 3. Loans as shown in "Assets" ar valuation, reserves of -$7.750.494.11 declare Ilia ledge and belief. 20.304.77 . of the above-named bank do hereby condition is true to the best of my know- A. F. Agena. President of rmi C rtit£ n und ?r s 'ened directors, attest the correctness of this report or condition and declare that it has been examined by us and to the best of our knowledge and belief is true and correct H. L. Gilmore F. L. McMahon H. J. Cowan J. C. Mawdsley ) David A. Smith. ) Directors. Luke Linnan ) Msgr. Schultes Of Bancroft To Retire Msgr. J. H. Schultes, pastor of St. John The Baptist Catholic church and superintendent of St. John's High School in Bancroft, will retire in October. Msgr. Schultes has been pastor of St. John's since Feb. 15, 1933. He was elevated to Monsignor by Bishop Mueller of the Sioux City diocese Feb. 24,1958. Last year Msgr. Schultes celebrated 50 year sin the priesthood. During Msgr. Schultes* tenure, St. John's grade school was built in 1938, the convent in 1954, the rectory in 1958 and the new high school was finished in 1961. Meter Money Totals $6,227 Here, 6 Months Parking meter collections totaled $6,227.60 for the first six months of 1967, according to figures from the office^of City Clerk David Smith. Fines collected totaled $1,709.85. Collections in January were $908.34 and fines, $227.92; February collections, $939.72 and fines, $329.50; March collections, $1,053.58 and fines, $284.31; April collections, $1,064.21 and fines, $330.76; May collections, $1,216.27 and fines, $295.80; and June collections, $1,045.48 and fines, $241.56. This money Is used for off- street parking lots and upkeep, salaries, repair, painting, upkeep of meters and other expenses. Farm Bureau Women Plan Trek To Ames Mrs. Aroti Dutt, elected world president of the Associated Country Women of the World, will meet with the rural women of Iowa to tell of her work July 21. This very special event will be held in the Memorial Union on the Iowa State University campus at Ames. The Dutt family is renowned for its social welfare work, so naturally Aroti Dutt has carried on the traditions. Band Concert The Algona Jr. High School Band under the direction of William Castle will present a concert Wednesday evening, July 19. A special feature will be a twirling exhibition put on by Janice Haag and her twirling class. Members of the class are Cathy Spencer, Barb Schlievert, Diane Logan, Nancy Smith, Kathy Schlievert, Kathy Payne, Michelle Dorweiler, Debbie Thilges, Vickie Rezac and Jeanne Kelly. The concert will be on the high school lawn at 7:30. The public is cordially invited. ALWAYS FIRST QUALITY CHARGE IT OPEN FRIDAY 'TIL 9 State of Iowa. County of Kossuth ss. Sworn to and subscribed before me this 11 day or July. 1967. John Lantlc. Notary Public CLEARANCE MENS Orig. Now Golf Caps $1.50 99e Summer Dress Slacks $7.98 $5.88 Walk Shorts $3.98 $2.50 All Swim Suits $3.98 $2.88 $2.99 $1.88 BOYS Baseball Caps $1.00 77e SS Sport Shirts $1.98 - $2.49 $1.50 All Boys Walk Shorts $2.98 $1.77 Dress Belts $1.00 50c SHOES FOR THE FAMILY Womens Flats & Med. Heels $6.99 $3.88 Every white shoe in stock $5 to $8.99 $3.88 Boys Hi & Lo Canvas $2.99 $1.88 11 pr. Mens various styles $8 to $9.99 $5.88 WOMENS Purses , $4.99 $3.38 All white straw bags $3 to $4.99 $2.00 Strap & Beach Sandals pr. $1.00 All Sleeveless Blouses $1.50 All Shorts $2.98 - $3.98 $2.50 White Cotton Rich Girl Tops $2.98 $2.44 All Swimsuits $8.98 - $14.98 $6.99 GIRLS Better Short Sets sizes 4 to 14 $2,98 & $3.98 $2.00 Denim Stretch Shorts $1.59 - $1.98 $1.22 Sleeveless Knit Tops $1.98 $1.22 Printed Slacks $2.98 $2.44 MISCELLANEOUS Infants Sunsuits $1.00 66c $U49 88c Birdseye Diapers doz. $2.79 $1.99 Plastic Bathroom Curtains $2.98 $1.50

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free