The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 22, 1967 · Page 20
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 22, 1967
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County Fair Awards Numerous Total attendance attheKossuth County Fair which closed Friday night, was above that of last year. Grand total gate admissions for the four days were just under 25,000. A year earlier, the total was 24,700. Gate admissions Thursday, the biggest day, were just over 10,000, with 1,926 in the grandstand to view the Shrine White Horse Patrol performance. Admissions through the gate Friday totaled 4,600 and 4,700 with approximately 2,100 in the grandstand to watch the Fair Championship stock car races. At the free barbecue Thursday, unique in the entire state, 9,616 persons were served. Comments were that the beef was "better than ever." Serving started just before 6p.m. and continued until almost 8 p.m. On various committees were 270 men from throughout the county. Served were 3,500 pounds of barbecued beef, 2,600 pounds of baked beans, 10,000 buns, 10,000 sacks of potato chips, 7,000 cartons of milk, 10,000 individual cartons of ice cream, 1,000 pounds of cookies and 450 gallons of coffee. The beef was all used before serving was discontinued. The project was considered a huge success. Friday in the sale of baby beef, an 865 pound Angus, grand champion shown by Don Erpelding. Bode, was bought by Kerber Milling Co., Emmetsburg, at $60 per hundredweight at $519 net. Grand champion lamb at 102 pounds, shown by Daniel Bemhard, Algona, went to the Wesley Co-op Elevator at $69 per hundredweight, $70.38 net. Grand champion hog, weighing 218 pounds and shown by Gary Laabs, Fenton, was bought by the Skow Stock Farm at $50 per hundredweight and $109 net. Baby beeves were sold at an average price per hundredweight of $27.55. Hogs averaged $24.10 and sheep, $26.40 average. In the poultry show, top pen of 3 was shown by Lowell Eichenberger, Lakota, and winning pen of three hens was shown by Edward Kiilsholm, Algona, who also won a blue ribbon for his display of eggs. In the barrow show* open class, tops in the pen at weights of 190 to 210, first, Gary Laabs, Lone Rock; second, Donald Lickteig, Algona; third, W. J. Stewart, Burt; pen at weights of 211 to 230 pounds, first, Donald Lickteig, Algona; second, JoAnn Bernhard, Fenton. Barrow champions included JoAnn Bernhard, • Gary Laabs, Donald Lickteig, W. J. Stewart, Donald Lickteig, Glenn Olsen, Swea City and Peter Erpelding, Algona. Open class special award of $10 went to Gary Laabs, who also received the junior class special award of $10. Dale Beck, Lakota, won first in a commercial pen of rabbits, with Mark Studer second. Best individual doe awards went to Mark Studer, Larry Ricklefs,Titonka; Mark Elbert, Algona, and James Pergande, Algona. Best individual buck awards went to Mark Studer, Larry Ricklefs and James Pergande. In 4-H girls' judging those chosen to take their exhibits to the Iowa State Fair included Betty Eischen, Lotts Creek Lassies, jewelry box; Judy Berger, Algona A.O.K., draperies; Jean Dodds, Union Alethean, article with natural finish; Rosemary Fortney, Seneca Stars, accessory grouping; Sue Smith, Cresco Chums, natural finish product; Susan Walker, Lotts Creek Lassies, picture; Carmen Montag, Gar" field Gems, wall plaque; and. 3 Reserve Honors To Lenora LENORA HILBERT, a young lady from LuVerne, is shown? lere with her white Shorthorn baby beef which took a Reserve! Championship in 4-H competition, as well as the Grand Champion, Shorthorn and Beef Showmanship honors at the Kossuth County Fair last week. > - Nancy Eischen, Lotts Creek Lassies, "Doddles in Wood." One other girl, Mary Harig, Inrington Ideals, was not able to take her exhibit to the state fair, because of transportation difficulties, although she had won the honor for her display of a refinishejl desk and chair with accessories. Alternates of the 4-H girls eligible to present their display at the State Fair included Linda Sue Kracht, Mary Harig, Jean Reding, Linda Dogotch, Janice Kenne, and Diane Curry. In open class judging of sheep, Ray E. Brown, West Bend, won champion and reserve Hampshire ram and ewe; Wilson Acres, Mason City, champion Suffolk ram and ewe; Jerome Anderson, Ledyard, champion South Downs ram and ewe. Champion pen of 3 was shown by Steven Fett, Corwith, and champion individual was shown by Bernhard Bros., Algona. Grand champion sheep in the junior show was shown by Daniel Bernhard, Algona, with reserve being shown by Robert Fett, Lu Verne. Showmanship grand championship award went to Bobby Dodds and reserve to Robert Bernhard, both Algona. Grand champion fat lamb award was won by Steve Fett, Corwith, and reserve by Daniel Bernhard, Algona. Grand champion pen of 3 was exhibited by Joe Fett, Lu Verne, and reserve by Steve Fett, Corwith. Grand champion purebred was shown by Bob Bierle, Fenton, with reserve by Randy Bierle, Fenton. Carcass judging awarded grand champion to Bob Fett, LuVerne, and Daniel Bernhard, Algona. In open class purebred beef Wednesday, the Henry Angus farms of Algona won grand cham-- pionship for their Angus bull and heifer. 4-H breed champions, also chosen Wednesday, included Don Erpelding, grand, and Dennis Berte, Livermore, reserve, Angus; Darlene Uthof, Fenton, grand and Jack Pompe, Whittemore, reserve, Hereford; Lenora Hilbert, LuVerne, grand and Jerry Besch, Whittemore, reserve, Shorthorn; and Kathy Jensen, Lone Rock, grand and Kevin Roethler, Algona, carcass. Dairy showmanship award went to Kevin Montag, West Bend. In baby beef judging, class winners included (1) Don Erpelding, Bode, and Lenora Hilbert, LuVerne, Angus; (2) Darlene Uthof, Fenton, and David Sabin, Algona, Hereford; (3) Lenora Hilbert and Thor Thoreson, Swea City, Shorthorn; (4) David Sabin, Algona, and Debra Bierle, Fenton, Angus; (5) Kevin Roethler and Carl Bormann, Bancroft, Carcass; (6) Tom Higgins, Titonka, and Terry Alt, Burt, Hereford; (7) Diane Uthof, Fenton, and Randy Smith, Algona, Angus; (8) Kathy Jensen, Lone Rock, and Mark Besch, Whittemore, Carcass; (9) Dennis Berte, Livermore, and Doug Johnson, Armstrong, Angus; (10) Jack Pompe, Whittemore, and Kathy Jensen, Hereford; (11) Jerry Besch, Whittemore, both, first and second, Shorthorn; and (12) Kurt King, Algona, and Marvin Kollasch, Irvington, Angus. Grand champion was won by Don Erpelding, Bode, who showed an Angus, with reserve going to Lenora Hilbert, LuVerne, who also won the showmanship award. Lenora Hilbert was to show her animal at the State Fair in Des Moines and then proceed to the International Livestock Exposition in Chicago later in the year. She won a reserve championship in showmanship there last year. In judging of purebred swine, grand champions have already been printed in the Upper Des Moines. Reserve champions included Poland China boar, Mark Reding, Ottosen, and sow, Peter Erpelding, Algona; Duroc Jersey boar and sow, John Paul, Swea City; Chester White sow, Harvey Work, Jr., Swea City; Hampshire boar and sow," Donald Lickteig, Algona; Berkshire boar and sow Daryl Boehm, Lakota. In 4-H market pigs, grand champion was shown by Gary Laabs, Fenton, with reserve shown by JoAnn Bernhard, Bancroft. Market pen of 3 championship was won by JoAnn Bernhard and reserve by Gary Laabs. Champion litter was shown by Lloyd Eichenberger, with, reserve by Darrell Holcomb. Swine showmanship was awarded to Marvin Carlson, Wesley, No Tuition For Students At Bancroft Students attending St. John's High School in Bancroft will not be charged tuition. Because of an apparent misunderstanding about tuition, Rev. Victor Ramaeker, principal of the high school, stated that "Sioux City Diocese-schools are all run on a non-tuition basis, Wesleyan Is Hurt In Wreck Here Friday "•• Duane Monson of Wesley sustained a cut on the right side of his face and a badly bruised right knee when the motorbike he was riding collided with a pickup truck driven by Cornelius E. Zaugg, 59, Algona, at the intersection of South Phillips and East McGregor streets here at 5 p.m. Friday. The motorbike was demolished in the mishap, sustaining an estimated $360 damages. The pickup was headed north, turning west, while the motorbike was headed south behind an auto. When the auto turned east on Me Gregor, the motorbike collided with the pickup. Mr. Zaugg told police who investigated that he did not see the vehicle in time to avoid the collision. Possible charges are pending. At 9:58 a.m. the same day, a car driven by John D. Stegemann, 63, Boyden, and a truck driven by Robert L. Eggen, 38, McGregor, collided at the intersection of highway 18 and Main street here. The auto sustained an estimated $450 damage, while the truck was not damaged. The pavement was slippery at the time of the crash. Both vehicles were headed east at the time. The auto couldn't stop in time to miss the truck's trailer as the latter vehicle began a turn south on Main. Police investigated. At 4:37 p.m. Wednesday, a car Algona, (la.) Upper Des Moines-13 Tuesday, August 22, 1967 driven by Alvin L. Schroeder, 39, Iowa City, sustained an estimated $200 damage when it collided with a light tan pickup truck, driver unknown, also at the Phillips-McGregor street intersection. Police investigated. Young L-Creek Man Passes At Ft. Dodge Leon A. Wichtendahl, 22, Lone Rock, died suddenly at Lutheran Hospital, Ft Dodge, Saturday. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today (Tuesday) in Immanuel Lutheran Church at Lotts Creek, with Rev. Arnold Vehling officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery and Mo- Cullough's Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers wfll be Harlan Leininger, Bert Seely, Marvin Kading, Darrel Wichtendahl, Myron Barker and David Potratz. Leon Arthur Wichtendahl, son of Wilmer and Edna Potratz Wichtendahl, was born Feb. 21, 1945 at Whittemore. He graduated from Sentral High School in 1963 and for the past 2 1/2 years had been employed at Consolidated Coop Creamery at Whittemore. He is survived by his parents and a sister, Marlene (Mrs. Keith Van Hove), Marshalltown. A sister, Janice, and a nephew and a niece preceded him in death. Vandals Busy Vandals committed extensive damage at the miniature golf course near the swimming pool here Sunday night. Posts were broken and a portion of the fence knocked down and some equipment strewn around the area. There was nothing taken from or disturbed in the shed at the course, which at the time was unlocked. Youth Arrested An 18-year old Algona youth, Harlan Brown, was arrested at 8:15 p. m. Sunday in one of the city parking lots and charged with intoxication. He was arrested by police who found him in a car at the lot. He was later released on $29 bond and preliminary hearing of the matter will be held later. Places Second Kurt King of Algona placed second in the FFA Angus heifer division, for heifers dropped July 1-Dec. 31, 1965 in the Iowa State Fair beef heifer championship FAIR WINNERS: Coming closest to guessing the total number off cups of ice water served at our display during the the county fair were: • Ted Jensen, Fenton • Mrs. Harold Andreasen, Burt Please stop in at our store to ptek up your prizes - a 15 gal. drum of TRACTO Oil. Congratulations! JOE BRADLEY EQUIPMENT

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