The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 20, 1967 · Page 18
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 20, 1967
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New Fertilizer Plant At Titonka A new $270,000 fertilizer plant being built by Custom Farm Services, Inc., is nearing completion on the east edge of Titonka. Manager of the operation is Phil Pfeffer, who is shown above in front of the new fertilizer blending building. Pfeffer, 31, was born in Algona and graduated from Clear Lake High School. He also attended Mason City Junior College and Iowa State University. Prior to his new position, he was employed by the Iowa State Department of Agriculture as an inspector. Pfeffer and his wife Marjorie have two sons, Jeff, 5, and Danny, 6 months. They currently live in Algona and will seek housing in Titonka upon completion of the new plant. John Beenken of Titonka is the assistant manager and other employees are Archie Elbert, Algona, Richard Kardoes, Roger Harms, Dave Hoover and Allan Asa, all of Titonka. Mrs. Karen Folkerts, Titonka, is bookkeeper for the C.F.S. branch. Three new building installations for the plant are the office and scales, a fertilizer blending building with a capacity of 1,200 tons of dry fertilizer for prescription mixing and a 2,500 ton anhydrous tank. A large section of railroad track siding has also been installed by the company for direct transportation. By the time the plant is ready for operation, all new equipment will have been purchased. Manager Pfeffer stated that Custom Farm Services, Inc. is operating in about 12 states and in the last 1 1/2 years one plant was completed each week in Iowa. The eventual goal of the company is to have a fertilizer plant every 20 miles in the state. Custom Farm Services, Inc., is owned by Cities Service, Inc. and has a district office in Clear Lake. Finishing work is now in progress at Titonka for this new branch plant and it is expected to be in full operation within four to six weeks. (UDM Newsfoto) LuVERNE i Mrs. C. W. Bjustrom Mrs. Frances Shorey and daughter, Zelda Witzel, attended orientation meetings on the Iowa State University campus Thursday and Friday. Wednesday, they visited Mrs. Shorey's son, LeRoy Witzel and family, Jefferson. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Shirk sold their household items Friday. There were a number of people from out-of-town here for the sale, Mrs. Kate Barton, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Wolf, George, Martha and Esther Lothringer, Ft. Dodge, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Phillips and Richard Feltis, Stewartville, Minn., Mr. Shirk's sister from Iowa City, and nieces and grand-nieces of Mrs. Shirk's from Minneapolis. Mr. and Mrs. John Cox met their son John in Ft. Dodge PUBLIC AUCTION OF REAL ESTATE In order to settle the J. B. Mertz Estate, the Executors will sell at public auction the following described real estate, to-wit: TRACT NO. 1: The West Half of the Southwest Quarter (W!/2 SW'4); East Half of the Northeast Quarter (E!/2 NW14); and that part of the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (SW!4 NW14) lying east of D.D. 61; all in Section 1, Township 94 North, Range 31, West of the 5th P.M., Palo Alto County, Iowa, containing 186 acres, more or less. Improvements: 3 bedroom modern house; new machine shed 48x26; new 4500 bu. ear corn storage; hog house 20x36; farrowing house 14x60; 1350 bu. steel grain bin; barn 26x48. TRACT NO. 2: A part of Sublet Seventeen of plat of Sub Lots 17 to 27 Inclusive, in the Northwest Quarter of Section 18, Township 94 North, Range 30, described as follows: Beginning at the Northwest corner of said Sublet 17, thence East 6 rods, South 113 feet, 8 inches; West 6 rods; North 113 feet, 8 inches, to place of beginning, all being in Kossuth County, Iowa, subject to easement. TRACT NO. 3 West 36 feet of Lots 1 and 2, Block 7, of the Town of West Bend in Palo Alto County, Iowa. TRACT NO. 4: Lot 1 of Block 10 of the Town of West Bend, in Palo Alto County, Iowa. TIME OF SALE: July 28, 1967, commencing at 1:30 P.M. PLACE OF SALE: Sales will take place on the real estate above described, commencing with Tract No. 1, which is located 2 miles north and Vz mile west of West Bend, Iowa. Following sale of the farm, the lots in West Bend will be sold in order, commencing with Tract No. 2. 7 TERMS OF SALE: 10'! down on date of sale, balance in cash on or before March 1, 1968. POSSESSION: On March 1, 1968. Sellers will pay the 1967 general taxes, payable in 1968. Abstract showing clear title and Executors' Deed will be furnished to the purchasers. For further information, see J. B. Mertz, Jr. or Mrs. Catherine Blair, both of West Bend, Iowa, Executors, or Linnan, Lynch & StruOb, Attorneys for Executors. J. B. MERTZ ESTATE Charlie Quinn, Auctioneer Bancroft, Iowa By: J. B. Mertz, Jr. Donald Mertz Catherine Blair, Executors Linnan, Lynch & Straub, Attorneys Algona, Iowa June 25. He came by plane from North Bend, Ore., where he makes his homo. July 2, he again left by plane for Rochester, N, Y. to visit his sister, Mrs. Dean Hough and family. He returned to LuVerne July 5 to visit his parents and returned to his home July 10. While here he attended a number of dinners, one in Humboldt at the Harold Holler home, sister of his mother, Mrs. Cox, and another in Ft. Dodge at the home of his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Christensen. July 9, Mrs. John Cox, Sr. was hostess to a pot-luck dinner in her son's honor. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Hough and daughters, Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wasko, Plover, and Mr. and Mrs. Roger Heiter and boys, Humboldt. Mrs. Ralph Dlmler was taken by ambulance to Lutheran hospital, Ft. Dodge, Friday. Xels Jensen was taken by ambulance to Mercy hospital, Ft. Dodge, Wednesday evening. He suffered a heart attack, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Jensen, Long Beach, Calif., were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Nels Jensen. Mr. and Mrs. Nels Jensen took the Otto Jensens to Denver and Colorado Springs, Colo, and spent a week there visiting nephews. Mrs, Martha Hinz is a patient In Lutheran hospital, Ft. Dodge. Beulah Eggleston brought her aunt, Mrs. Betty West, Lynwood, Calif., to visit her mother, Mrs. Myrtle Eggleston, Tuesday. Mrs. West had come to Des Moines from California where Beulah met her plane. Tuesday, they went to visit the Chas. Nygaard's. Wednesday, Beulah took Mrs. West to Webster City where she will be a guest of her sister, Mrs. Albert Ruppel. Wednesday evening, Beulah went back to Des Moines. Rev. and Mrs. Chas. Dunderman and Kursten, Ironton, Mo., cousins of Ralph Stoll, LuVerne, and Mrs. Laurine Johnson, Algona, were Monday evening dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Stoll. Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Larry Johnson and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Haas, Mr. and Mrs. Jan Gardner and family, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cink and Mrs. Laurine Johnson, Algona, and Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Stoll and family of Eagle Grove. Rev. and Mrs. Dunderman left Tuesday for a vacation in Minnesota. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Stoll called on Mrs. Mary Meyers in the Brltt hospital Sunday. patterns before thotr next meeting to submit to the Bancroft council for approval. The streets already have names on the town plat, but two or threo may be renamed. SWEA-EAGLEf By Mrs. Kenneth Brones 1 Sunday guests at the Kenneth Brones home were Mr. and Mrs. William Buhmann and Duane and Jay Brones. Other supper guests were the Albert Andersons, Jennifer and Jerry. Mrs. James Jensen, Ames, came to the home of her parents, the Francis Sullivans, to get her 7-month-old son, who had been at the Sullivan home for a few days. Her sister, Sandra, then returned with her to Ames to spend a week. Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Farland and Sherl were recent guests at the Ralph Walker home. The Richard Olsons and Elmer Franks were recent guests at the home of Mrs. Olson's aunt and uncle, the Don Blanchard home, Lone Rock. Sunday afternoon guests at the Darrel Newlin home were the Vernon Brockmans. Mr. and Mrs. Hans Peterson spent a couple days vlsltinpr her mother, Mrs. Callle W'igel, Boone. Street Signs Bancroft streets may soon have name signs, according to planning by the Bancroft Jaycets. The JayceeK will mako two or three FAMILY Lewis 0. Knutson, 90 of Iowa Falls, has at least 101 great- grandchildren. Mr. Knutson, a retired railroader, has nine children, 37 grandchildren, 101 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Municipal Utilities A meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Algona Municipal Utilities was held in the City Hall, City of Algona, Iowa, July 5, 1967, at 7:30 o'clockp.m. Present were: Buchanan, Bay, T. James Palmer, Supt. & Ira Kohl, Sec. Absent: Harmes. The minutes of the meeting of June 16, 1967, were read and approved as read. Motion by Bay, seconded by Buchanan, that the vouchers payable be approved and authorized paid as audited. Roll call, voting "Aye", Buchanan & Bay. Voting "Nay 1 , none. Motion carried. LIGHT FUND Postmaster, Supp 434.40 Sunray DX Oil Co., Fuel 1,381.39 Pay Roll, Pay Roll 2,955.13 Milton 0. Bllyeu, Labor.. .283.14 Wilbur E. Bruner, Labor 216.72 David T. Van Ginkel, Labor 154.21 Jerry Parsons, Labor. .. .149.11 Robert Nichols, Labor... .131.29 Richard Frideres, Labor 206.04 Marlln Meehlhause, Labor 98.82 Iowa State Bank, Tax... .1,103.70 Treas. of State, Tax. . . . 160.79 Soc. Sec. & Ins. Fund, Tax & Ins 489.40 North Cent. Pub. Serv., Gas 7,896.63 Fulton Iron Works Co., Supplies 706.58 Schneider Elect. Supp. ... 183.60 HD Elect., Repairs 58.30 Electrical Mat Co., Supplies 110.18 Iowa Elect. Supply Co., Supplies 5,076.18 Burmelster Elect., Sup... 124.84 Westinghouse Elect. Supply, Supplies 385.34 Moloney Elect. Co., Supplies 308.40 Van Meter Co., Supplies. . .8.75 GriffolynlCo., Supplies. . ..63.40 Elastlmold, Supplies 36.00 Chrome Truck Stop, Gas. . .5.50 Merrill Mueller, Repairs.. 26.00 Frankl's Phillips "66", Gas 93.26 Dau's Garage, Repairs. .. 103.96 Utt Elect. Ser., Supplies. . .6.10 C. & N.W. Ry. Co., Lease. .25.00 Algona Imp., Supplies. . . .3.90 Algona Machine Shop, Supplies 32.38 Coast to Coast, Supplies. . .1.74 Fort Dodge Ind. Towel) Service. 12.08 R.J. Funk, Supplies 12.60 Buscher Bros., Supplies. . . 2.61 Sieg-Fort Dodge Co., Supplies 13.70 Greenberg Auto, Supplies. . .1.45 Cook's Scrap Iron, Supplies 1.84 Frederick Hdwe., Supplies 14.28 Salter s Davis Paint, Supplies. 3.25 The Sherwin-Williams Co., Supplies 1.64 Advance Pub. Co., Advertising 60.90 Algona Reminder, Adv. . . .40.04 Upper Des Moines Pub. Co., Advertising 86.06 KLGA Radio, Adv 44.85 Penney's, Mdse 38.44 Electronic Spec., Supplies 78.24 Algona Flour & Feed, Supplies 4.50 Jack s OK Tire, Repairs. . .1.50 Milton Norton, Ser 4.25 Fort Dodge Office Eqpt., Sovvtoo M2.50 Hmr.oH's. Supplies 15.17 Adv. Sys., Inc., Supplies. . .53.49 Uuroau of Business Practice, Service 48.12 American Pub. Power Ass'n., Supplies 10.00 Grnyarc Co., Inc., Supplies 18,<I<1 T. James Palmer, Exp. . . 23.57 N.W. Bell Tele. Co., Ser... 102.73 Allen K. Buchanan, Salary 75.00 O.B. Harmes, Salary. . . . 75.00 Melvln J. Bay, Salary. . . .75.00 Potty Cash, Misc 46.76 Water Dpi., St-r 58.25 Richard Frideres, Exp. . . 56.00 WATER FUND Pay Roll, Pay Roll 377.03 Walter Peterson, Labor 224.08 Maurice Krebsbach, Labor 194.75 Marlin Meelilhause, Labor 47.70 James Sires, Labor 44.29 Iowa State Bank, Tax. . . .182.70 Treas. of State, Tax 20.02 Soc. Sec. & Ins. Fund, Soc. Sec. & Ins 67.98 McKesson & Bobbins, Inc., Supplies 98.70 Wallace & Tlernan Inc., Supplies 43.30 Cook's Welders Supply, Supplies 123.00 Griffin Pipe Prod., Supplies 2,951.47 Brown Supply Co., Supplies 448.93 Iowa Mach & Supply Co., Supplies 75.91 Hedlng's Gravel, Ser. . . .711.00 Cowan Corp, Supplies 5.45 Algona Flour & Feed Co., Supplies 40.00 R.J. Funk, Supplies 3.12 LeuthoUl Williams Co., Mdse 6.49 Miller Lumber Co., Sup. . .2.05 Gambles, Supplies 10.34 Greenberg Auto, Supplies 5.40 Frederick Hdwe., Supplies 7.34 Sherwin-Williams Co., Supplies 1.60 Ken Frankl's "66", Gas. . 33.10 Petty Cash, Misc 10.22 Elect. Dept., Ser 1,192.46 DEPOSIT FUND Burton P. Poundstone et al, Refund 55.00 The budget for the ensuing year was approved and certified to the City Council. A resolution designating T. James Palmer, Supt., to act as a representative of the Algona Municipal Utilities, to execute amended agreement of North Iowa Municipal Electric Co-operative Association, and serve as a director of such association representing this public agency, was passed and adopted. A resolution approving an appliance sales program to promote the sale of power for electric appliances was approved and adopted. Next meeting date was set for July 18, 19G7, at 12:01 o'clock p.m. Meeting adjourned. Ira Kohl Secretary Allen K, Buchanan President of the Board Cooperatives are people All kinds of people belong to cooperatives. They live in cities, towns, and on farms. They are businessmen, laborers, professional men, farmers. They have organized cooperatives because it is a way of working together to get a big job done. They supply the money that's necessary, they share ownership, they control the business themselves . . . and they share the benefits. Cooperatives are the people's own businesses . . . lock, stock and barrel. And they work weU . . . fulfilling the need for which they were organized . . . with dividends in better living, happiness and security. LONE ROCK CO-OP EXCHANGE ___ Lorenz Geitzenauer, Mgr. WHITTEMORE CO-OP ELEVATOR Alfred Schultz, Mgr. (Hobarton Branch) BURT CO-OP ELEVATOR ___,._ Ronald Jurgens, Mgr. LEDYARD CO-OP ELEVATOR Bernard Reilly, Mgr. OTTOSEN CO-OP ELEVATOR Jerry Hoffman, Mgr. WEST BEND ELEVATOR CO R. W. Jurgens, Mgr. TITONKA CO-OP ELEVATOR Jack Stott, Mgr. FARMERS CO-OP ELEVATOR, Bode R. L. Matheson, Mgr. FENTON CO-OP ELEVATOR Curtis Lura, Mgr. IRVINGTON CO-OP ELEVATOR E. F. Immerfall, Mgr. Patronize your Co-operative Extra Vitamins for Weight Watchers WELLS' BLUE BUNNY Super 2 with added Vitamin C has almost 50% less butterfat but 22% more protein than whole milk. Helps stave off those hunger pangs with a lower calorie count, but still tastes like whole milk. Has added Vitamin C, too. Super 2, weight watcher's delight from WELLS' BLUE BUNNY, where freshness means good taste. .Zr,7 T. N mw WELl *' BIDE BUMKY ALGONA DAIRY QUALITY DAIRY FOODS Richard Schmitt 295-5924

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