The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 7, 1967 · Page 33
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, September 7, 1967
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12-Algona (la.) Upper Des Maine* Thursday, Sept. 7, 1967 to Fete Bancroft Couple day attended the funeral of her uncle, Gustave Voss, 96, at Minneapolis. She made the trip with her brother-in-law, Earl Rosedahl, Bricelyn, Minn. They also visited her brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Eastman at Brainerd. Her son, David, in aircraft maintenance, was recently transferred to Saigon from Chu Chi in Vietnam, where he has been since April. RECENT GUESTS of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hutchison were his nephews, Jerry, Corpus Christi, Texas; Richard, Chicago; and George Shaunze, Coos Bay, Ore. HOSPITAL NEWS Special Ballot, Sept. 11, On New Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Bernhard, Bancroft, will observe their 40th wedding anniversary Sept. 10. A special anniversary mass will be celebrated at 10 a. m. in St. John's church, followed by dinner for the immediate family. Their children will hold an open house from 2 to 4 p. m. in St. John's hall. They are, Paul, Fenton; David, Algona; William, Philip and Mrs. Bill (Mary Celeste) Goche, Bancroft; and Mark, Fenton. All relatives and friends are cordially invited. The couple requests no gifts. (Long's Studio Photo) AROUND ALGONA W IIJHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIH^ MR. AND MRS. Gordon Hall of Coralville, former residents of Algona, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. LyleR. (Bud) Anderson over the Labor Day weekend. SANDY HARMES, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Burton 0. Harmes, will leave Saturday for Des Moines, where she will enter Drake University as a freshman. MARLYS LUPKES, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lupkes, will be a senior at Northern Iowa University at Cedar Falls, where she is majoring in junior high education in the English subject field. She attended eight weeks of summer school. Guests of the Lupkes Friday were her brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Schipull of Graettinger. DON RIEDINGER, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Riedinger, left last Thursday for Cedar Falls where he is a student at Northern Iowa University, with a major in industrial arts. CORLISS RUPP left Friday for Dubuque where she will be a senior at the University of Dubuque. She worked during the summer as head of the University library. She is the daughter of Mrs. William Kirkland. MRS. L.E. HOVE Y last Thurs- AUGUST 29-Admitted: Callen Carson, Algona, accident; dismissed: Charles Schneider, David Wollmer, Bancroft. AUGUST 30-Dismissed: Mrs. Louise Krull and baby, Burt; Henry Scheppman, Mrs. Nelda Finn, Armour Lemkee, Algona; Doris Widen, Corwitli. AUGUST 31-Admitted: Mrs. Lucinda Bradley, Algona, medical; Mrs. Irene Peterson, Algona, surgery; dismissed: Callen Carson, Osta Thompson, Algona. SEPTEMBER 1 - Birth: Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Thilges, Algona, boy, 7 Ibs., 12 oz.; admitted: Alvin Kramer, Algona, burn; Mrs. Mary Hentges, Algona, medical; Elizabeth Elbert, Whittemore, medical; Becky Knecht, West Bend, surgical; dismissed: Mrs. Chris Miller and baby, Geneva Dodds, Algona. SEPTEMBER 2 - Admitted: Mrs. Berth Venteicher, Buffalo Center, medical; Anna Evert, Elvira Monlux, Algona, medical; dismissed: Lena Schmidt, Fenton; Angelina Gustin, James Black, Algona. SEPTEMBER 3 - Admitted: Ralph Simons, Robert Johnson, Algona, accident; Roger Frink, Whittemore, medical. SEPTEMBER 4 - Admitted: Maxwell Miller, Algona, medical; Mrs. Donna Besch, Whittemore, medical; dismissed: Ralph Simons, Robert Johnson, Algona. SEPTEMBER 5 - Admitted: Robert Elbert, LuVerne, T & A. Sheakleys take pleasure in proudly announcing their new Gold Room .,. for private showing of exclusively fine fashions. Algona League Of Voters To Levy Asking For Area College Meet s <p< 12 On Monday, September 11, at the regular school elections in the area, the board of directors of Iowa LaJces Community College, Merged Area El District, will submit to the voters a request for permission to levy a 3/4 mill tax for a period of five years. This 3/4 mill levy will provide funds for purchasing a site, construction of buildings, payment of debts contracted for the construction of buildings, and acquisition of libraries, and to maintain, improve, or expand the merged area school. The people will be asked to vote on the three quarter mill levy in all of the school districts of the area. If approved by a majority of the people, this proposal would provide for the levying of 3/4 of one mill for a period of five years and would amount to 75 cents per each $1,000.00 of assessed valuation. The three-quarter mill levy would yield about $180,000.00 each year for the five year period, based on present valuation of the merged area. State and federal allocations for the area community college will depend to a great extent upon the local effort within the district. Orville Thoreson of Swea City and Edgar Meyer of Algona are area board directors. Ida Winkel Funeral Held Here Friday A requiem high mass was said for Mrs. Lawrence Winkel Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Cecelia's Catholic church. Msgr. P.P. Gearen officiated and burial was at Calvary cemetery with Hamilton's Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were William Ludwig, James Esser, Matt Bormann, Henry Holland, Matt Amfahr and Earl Sheppard. Mrs. Winkel, 68, well-known Algona lady, died early Wednesday at St. Ann hospital. She had been 111 for several years and hospitalized for the past 10 weeks after the latest in a series of' strokes. Ida May Peterson was born Jan. 23, 1899 at Titbnka, the daughter of Rasmus and Martha Peterson. She attended school there and on Jan. 18, 1922 was married to Lawrence Winkel at St. Cecelia's. The Winkels have lived in Algona their entire married life. Mr. Winkel, an attorney, has been • joined by sons Gordon and Eldon in recent years. Surviving besides the husband are six children: Donald, Gordon, Eldon and Lavonne (Mrs. Jack Henry), all Algona; Helen (Mrs. Gerald Garguilo), Garden Grove, Calif.; and Arthur, Centerville. There are 23 grandchildren. Four brothers also survive. They are Ernest, Wesley; and William, Elmer and George Peterson, Titonka. A son, Robert, preceded her in death, as did her parents, two brothers and one sister. Mrs. Winkel was active in the C.D.A. and church affairs prior to her illness, and was a past Grand Regent. Near Windup Of '67 Car Model C.F.S. Plant At Titonka Plans Open House Friday Custom Farm Services' new plant, located one-half mile east of Titonka, plans to hold a grand opening open house there this Friday, Sept. 8, beginning at 10 a.m. and lasting throughout the day. Major attractions will be free ham sandwiches, baked beans, potato chips, milk and coffee, plus free drawings for a tractor radio for the men and an electric carving knife for women. The newly-completed one-stop center for fertilizers and farm chemicals will serve the Titonka and Kossuth county area with prescription mixed bulk and bagged fertilizers, custom and rental spreader and applicator service, nitrogen solutions, anhydrous ammonia, pesticides, free soil testing and agronomic assistance. Phillip D. Pfeffer, who is well- known in the area, is manager of the CFS plant at Titonka. According to the company, the selection of Titonka as location for a CFS plant was so farmer's needs could be supplied with products and services from a centralized location. Custom Farm Services, Inc., a division of Tennessee Corp., is one of the nation's most prominent suppliers of agricultural chemical products. A full page ad will be found in this issue of the Upper Des Moines announcing the grand opening. 6 Youths Paroled After Theft Sentences Here Six youths are now on parole as a result of thefts of grain, livestock and tires. Three of the youths are from Ledyard, two from Fenton and one from Buffalo Center. All six pleaded guilty to grand larceny charges in district court here Saturday. They were-sentenced to not more than five years at the men's reformatory in Anamosa, but were granted bench paroles by the judge. They are Terry E. Letcher of Buffalo Center, Roger Lyle England and Raymond Herman Dreyer, Jr., both of Fenton, and James Alvin Richardson, Lyle Gene Jorgenson and Craig Allen Lloyd, all of Ledyard. They were charged in connection with several thefts of corn, soybeans, livestock and tires in recent weeks. The grain and livestock were marketed at Blue Earth. Many of the thefts were not reported. Kossuth county Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst said that some farmers did not miss the crops and live stock that had been stolen. First complaint came from two- time victim, Paul Koppen of Lakota. Children Set Warehouse Fire Here Tuesday A group of children apparently set a fire along a wall of a storage building of the Pioneer Hi-Bred Corn Co. on North Lantry street here early Tuesday evening. Algona firemen were called and the blaze quickly extinguished. A small hole was burned in the wall, but damage was slight. According to Fire Chief Kink Willey, a neighbor saw the lads light a paper sack, then drag it along the base of the wall of the structure. Willey also said firemen found some cigarette butts and burned matches in the same vicinity. No Rainfall For Past Week In This Area Pleasant days and cool nights provided the weather story in this area during the past week. The high mark during the period was 78 degrees Tuesday, while the low, 41, was registered on the final day of August. There was no rain reported. Here are the readings: DATE H L Aug. 31 65 41 Sept. 1 72 42 Sept. 2 74 49 Sept. 3 75 47 Sept. 4 76 50 Sept. 5 78 49 Sept. 6 — 50 Woden Boy Is Hurt When Car Hits Bicycle A Woden boy, Kim Halverson, 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Thieben, was injured in a car- bicycle mishap near there Sunday afternoon. Driver of the auto was Leo Richter of Titonka. The mishap occurred on highway 111 about three miles east of Woden and the boy was taken to Mercy hospital, Mason City, where he was reported in good condition the following day. There were no charges filed following the mishap. Algona Lady's Mother Dies August 26 Mrs. Ruth Porter, mother of Mrs. Dean Parrott, Algona, died Friday night, Aug. 26, at Mystic, la. following a lengthy illness. Services were held for 1 her there.last week and Mr. and Mrs. Parrott and family attended. Besides Mrs. Parrott, survivors include a son, Bruce, who also lives at Mystic. Name United Fund Ward season sales" Captains; Drive In Oct. The near-end of the 1967 automobile sales season found 12 more new vehicles licensed in the past week, and area dealers said their final stock of 1967 models were rapidly disappearing. The 1968 models are due for showings within the next 10 days and two weeks. New vehicle licenses went as follows: Ford - Thomas J. Anderson, Algona; Edward Tigges, Burt; James Modrell, Algona; Melvin Sill, Algona. Plymouth - Joseph Divis, Lu Verne; Kenneth Wagner, Algona. Chevrolet - Clinton Mart, Armstrong; Clarence Christensen, Titonka; Morris Johannesen, Armstrong; Robert Harms, Titonka. Oldsmobile — James Chalstrom, Algona. Wilson Semi - Menke Truck Line, Bancroft. Places High An Algonan, Jim Romer, took several firsts, seconds and thirds and showed the sweepstakes and reserve champion dahlia at the recent Iowa State Fair. Irving (Pudge) Miller, president of the United Fund of Algona, reminded citizens here this week that the annual drive for funds will be held Oct. 2-28- and that ward captains for the house-to- house canvass have been named. Campaign chairman this year is Harry Greenberg. Ward captains include Dorothy Muckey, first; Julie Hayes, Janie Smith and Sue Anderson, second; Norma Johnson and Shirley KLeingartner, third; and Maxine Clegg and Helen Geilenfeld, fourth. The advance commercial and industrial drives will be held first, Oct. 2-14, followed by the residential canvass Oct. 16-28. The budget for 1968 is up slightly from last year's, with a goal of $16,000. Largest amounts will go to Boy Scouts, $3,000; Girl Scouts, $2,300; Red Cross, $2,175; Kossuth School for Retarded, $1,900; Cancer, $1,250; and campaign expense.?, $1,100; with a total of 13 agencies to benefit from the local drive. The United Fund was organized here in 1959 - and one of the prime reasons was to cut the The Algona League of Women Voters will have their first meeting this fall Sept. 12. The morning unit will meet at the home of Mrs. J. C. Everds at 9:30 a. m., and the evening unit at the home of Mrs. Jim Cowan at 8 p. m. Unit chairmen for the two groups are Mrs. Claude Slagle, morning, and Mrs. Verne McClure, even- Ing. The League is interested in getting more women to join in order to learn more about good citizenship. If you are interested in attending either of these meetings contact one of the unit chairman and they will be happy to arrange for you to go to a meeting. Karl Kiilsholm, state representative, will be guest speaker on bills passed in the house at the last assembly. At a later date, Sen. Murray will speak. Algona Man Is Burned An Algona man, Alvin Kramer, sustained burns on an arm and leg in a flash fire in the basement of his home at 503 North Wooster street here about 8:50 p.m. Friday. He was taken to St. Ann hospital for treatment and remained there overnight. According to firemen, he was cleaning paint brushes with gasoline when a nearby oil burner apparently ignited the fumes, resulting in the blaze. large number of drives held previously to one each year. Mr. Miller said this week that "this is a vital year for the United Fund of Algona. If we succeed in our drive, we shall all benefit. If we fail, then we will be back to the 10 to 12 drives for funds in Algona. It is up to all citizens of Algona to decide which they want." Besides Mr. Miller and Mr. Greenberg, other officers include Bill Kraft, treasurer; Inez Wolfe, secretary; Delores Hopkins, financial secretary; Dick Ringsdorf and Jack Chrischilles, members of the executive board. Campaign committee is Mr. Greenberg, chairman, Mrs. Bob Bickert, Clair Blossom, Du- Wayne Klein, Bertha Sundet, Joe Pomplun and Jim Geelan. The budget committee includes Mr. Ringsdorf, chairman, FredDiek- man, Jack Limbaugh, Bill Kraft, Inez Wolfe and Sharon Cowan and the advertising committee consists of Mrs. George Allen, chairman, Jack Chrischilles, Thelma Tschetter, Rev. Walter Morz, Delia Welter, L. L.'Riter and Elgin Allen. School fashion hegins with a firm foundation for the frisky ones! Our casual shoes provide fine support and take rou^h and tumble wear in their stride! Little Boys' Classic 4-eyelet brogues, smooth uppers, nicely detailed. $6.00 Girls Soft, Leather mocs, hand-stitched vamps. Boys dress oxfords, durable soles and heels. $6.00 Girls' bold T-Strap shoes with flashing leather trims. rahams MNi SIOHIS IHHOUdHOU! IOWA

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