The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 15, 1967 · Page 19
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 15, 1967
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16-Algona, (la.) Upper Des Moines Tuesday, Aug. 15, 1967 day, the Kossuth County Fair got underway here this week, Tuesday (today) was slated as Kid's Day, with all rides on the midway offered at reduced rates, and the complete program as presented earlier in the Upper Des Moines, will be held during the week, ending with stock car races Friday night. The big free barbecue is slated Thursday evening. N. Godfredson Funeral Held At Swea City Services were held at 2 p. m. Friday in Swea City Methodist church for Nels Godfredson, 79, former Swea City resident. Mr. Godfredson, who moved to Algona last October, died Aug. 8 at Good Samaritan Home in Algona. Garry Funeral Home of Bancroft was in charge of arrangements. Burial was at Harrison Twp. cemetery. Mr. Godfredson was born Sept. 24, 1887 at Atlantic. He came to Bancroft as a youngster and spent most of his life in Kossuth county. He was married June 28, 1910 at Fairmont to Mattie Isenberger. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Cecil of Humboldt, and Edward of Algona, and a daughter, Mrs. Ben Wibben of Algona; nine grandchildren and 10 great- grandchildren. Brothers and sisters surviving include Pete of Armstrong, Alfred of Fairmont, Ernest of Algona, Martin of California, Mrs. Mabel Riddle of West Concord, Minn., Mrs. Peter Looft of Armstrong, Mrs. Eliza Woltz of Burt, and Mrs. Mae Dettman of Algona. Rites Held At West Bend For Oscar Riley Funeral services for Oscar Riley, 80, long-time West Bend resident were held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Allan Wirtz officiating. Burial was at Union Cemetery, Livermore. Mr. Riley died Friday morning at St. Ann Hospital in Algona after a lingering illness. Survivors include two brothers and a sister, Lyman, West Bend; Luther, Rutland; and Mrs. Ruth Necker, Livermore. Born at Dysart, he moved to West Bend in 1916 and had since resided there. Mr. Riley never married and resided with his brother, Lyman, and a cousin, Ida Riley. He was a laborer in the West Bend area. Mr. Riley was a member of the IOOF Lodge in West Bend. 1968 Budget Adopted By Burt Council A total 1968 budget of $75,900 has been approved by the Burt city council. The budget includes $14,150 to be raised by taxation, an increase of $2,000 from the present budget. The increase is caused by increased police protection costs and additional funds for Burf s library. In other business at the meeting Monday night, the council approved purchase of additional fire department equipment including new hose, nozzles, oxygen masks and tanks. The council granted permission to the Lions Club to purchase and install playground equipment in the city park. Fair Now On Beginning with entry day Mon- Polio Vaccine Program Set At Bancroft The Bancroft Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring an oral polio vaccine clinic Aug. 26. Exact hours are not yet set, but the vaccine will be administered in the American Legion Club. The vaccine is an oral, three type booster dosage. It will be available to anyone for a 50 cent charge. The Chamber of Commerce is working through the Kossuth County Medical Association. This project is designed as a pre-school program, but anyone is eligible to participate. To Bank School Wm. J. Nugent, vice president of The Security State Bank, left Aug. 12 for two weeks'attendance at the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, to be held Aug. 13-26. This will be his third year at the school, which requires two week's attendance each year for three years to earn the certificate of graduation. Between resident sessions, students are required to do extension work involving-problems in all phases of banking. Minor Crash A truck-pickup mishap on highway 169 two miles north of Bancroft at 10:55 a,m. Thursday resulted in an estimated $200 damage to the vehicles involved. Drivers were Cyril J. Wagner, 48, Whittemore, and Paul E. Trusty, 47, Ft. Dodge, and the collision occur red as Wagner was making a left turn. Deputy Sheriff Don Wood investigated. There were no injuries reported. Court Case A head-on crash March 16, 1966 northwest of LuVerne resulted in a district court petition here this week. Plaintiff is William Schuver, Britt, and defendants are Marvin T. and Mike Reding. The plaintiff seeks $379.80 damages. School Bonds Sold FENTON - Bonds for the new addition to Sentral School were sold to Shaw-McDermott of Des Moines at the interest rate of 3.8498. The amount of the bonds was $165,000. There were six bidders. Relative Passes OTTOSEN - Margaret Nickson, who was born and grew up in Humboldt county, died recently at Arlington, Virginia. She was an aunt of Naomi Struthers and James Struthers, Ottosen. GUESTS OF Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Riter are her daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs.'Tony Ver- Hoeven and Debrah and James, Ireton. The VerHoeven family is enroute to Grand Rapids, Mich, where they will visit her sister and husband, Dr. and Mrs. M. O. Magan. The doctor is interning there after receiving his M. D. degree at Wayne University in Detroit. For safe turnpike travel, yet this famous tire... the wv, 500 a! m °M • 0\ o \ ', 1 wlt& SPEEDWAY-PROVED FOR TURNPIKE SAFETY - This famous passenger car tire gives you many of the high speed safety and performance features developed from more than 50 yeai> ..t' racing experience. • SUPER-WILD RACE TIRE CONSTRUCTION provides fHaurr'um protection against trc-ad separation due to heat b'tikl- - :p .it high Rpec(i!:. • EXCLUSIVE WRAP-AROUND PRECISION TREAD provides M.peH> traction :.nd stability at turnpike speeds on winding roads. I* FIRESTONE SUP-R-TUF RUBOER provides maximum tire and top performance for the life of the tread design. Let us put them on your car today! 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