The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 5, 1967 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 5, 1967
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Candidates for band queen title here this Saturday COLLEEN JOHNS LU VERNE KATHY JACOBSON TWIN RIVERS JOLEEN FRY RINGSTED KATHLEEN MURRAY ST. JOHN'S RAMONA GALLAGHER LAKOTA TERESA VOIGT SENTRAL CATHIE KOLLASCH GARRIGAN JODY SCHNEIDER WEST BEND PEGGY POAGE COR.-WESLEY DEBBIE KELLEY ALGONA LLNDA BECKER BURT DOROTHY SEEBECK TITONKA Clear Pictures — More News — Largest Circulation ®pper ESTABLISHED 1865 Entered ;is M-rond oil 1505111. NIIV 1. HII12. ss m.-itti'i- lit tin' postoffice nt AlRonn. Iou-.-i under Art <>l ('(ingress of Mnrch !i. IB79 ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1967 Two Sections — 20 Pages VOL. 101 NO. 76 1000 Musicians,19th Band Festival 3 Car Mishap, No One Hurt, St. Benedict A pair of LuVerne autos, driven by Arlo E. Frideres, 17, and Ronald L. Plathe, 16, of that town, sustained an estimated $600 damage as the result of a mishap a mile west of St. Benedict at 3:50 p.m. Friday. Frideres was charged with failing to have control of his auto and was later fined in mayor's court here. The Plathe and Frideres autos were headed north and a car driven by Frederic Leistikou, 29, Lansing, HI., was headed south at the time of the mishap. The Plathe vehicle stopped at an intersection so the Illinois driver could proceed, but Frideres couldn't stop in time to avoid hitting the rear of the Plathe car. Leistikou went into the east ditch to keep from colliding with the other autos and his car was not damaged. Deputy Sheriff Eppo Bulten investigated the crash. At 3:30 a.m. Saturday, an auto driven by Earl M. Eller, 33, Algona, went out of control, into a ditch and struck a power pole 2 1/2 miles south of Algona, resulting in unestimated damage to the vehicle. The mishap was reported by the driver to the sheriffs office. Damage Suit First Up In District Court Attorneys were presenting arguments to the jury in the Irelan vs. Will damage case in district court here Wednesday morning before Judge Murray S. Underwood of Spencer. Jurors were picked Monday, the first day they had reported for the term, and began hearing evidence Tuesday. The jury includes Leona Lovstad, Lillian Votteler, Mary Ann Knecht, Leonard Anderson, Dick Gerdis, Mary E. Bestenlehner, Harriet Ludwig, Muriel Boettcher, Harold Kettwick, Robert Vaske, Dolores Hopkins and Bob Chambers, with Minerva Montag, alternate. The suit is the result of injuries allegedly received DecorahKilties, 7To 14, Have Interesting History The Decorah Kilties, composed of boys from 7 to 14, one of the feature attractions at the annual Algona Band Festival here Saturday, Oct. 7, have an interesting history. In the first place the Kilties are outfitted in true reproductions of the famous Cameron of Erracht Scotch Kilts — exact in every detail, even to the sporran. The uniforms are imported from Scotland. They are considered the most colorful and expensively dressed junior drum corps in the country. Confirm Ed Farrell, P-M For Algona Mr. Farrell's name was presented to the Senate by President Johnson recently after 15 applicants for the post had written the necessary test. He was born at Whittemore, attended school there and is a graduate of Presentation Academy High School. He is 35 and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Farrell, now live at Charles City. Mr. Farrell served four years in the U. S. Navy and was a medical technician as a dentist's aide for three years at Camp LeJeune, No. Car. His wife is the former Darlene Speth and they were married here in 1951. He formerly managed the Sherwin-Williams store here. Mr. and Mrs. Farrell have six children, ranging in age from 3 to 14. Museum Hours The Kossuth Historical Society museum (the former American Legion building) will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. each Friday during the month of October. The public is invited to visit the museum during these hours and a special invitation is given to clubs, groups, etc. Three local service clubs are visiting the museum as their program between Oct. 2-10. They were organized in 1933 from the sons of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Membership was later opened to all boys in the county and in 1937 were taken over by a committee appointed by the Decorah Chamber of Commerce. The boys are drilled, disciplined, and rehearsed according to the U. S. Army manual regulations; they present intricate maneuvers and a precision in marching that is the envy of adult organizations. Hit $182,461 In St. Ann Hospital Fund Donations Harry L. Greenberg, General Chairman for the St. Ann Hospital Campaign Improvement Fund, announced that even though the office for the Fund Headquarters is now closed, the campaign is still very much active. Mr. Greenberg stated, "We now have $182,461 subscribed to the program. A number of pledges have not yet been finalized. The mailings to those who had not been contacted personally, went out September 29th. When everyone has had a chance to answer, it is believed that the goal will be reached." To Install New Titonka Pastor Installation services for Pastor Roger L. Hanson have been set for Sunday, October 8 at Immanuel Lutheran Church at Titonka. Pastor Hanson is a native of Ornsby, Minn. He is a graduate of St. Olaf College at Northfield, Minn, and Luther Seminary in St. Paul. He was ordained July 26, 1964. He is married to the former Phyllis Ann Anderson, and they have two sons. For the past three years Pastor Hanson has been serving a three-point parish in Alberta, Canada. The Pastor arrived late last week LYNN MUNYER LEDYARD ALGONA WELCOMES YOU! Melvin Fangman Funeral Held At Bancroft Funeral services for Melvin G. Fangman, 40, who died of a heart attack Friday evening at his home in Mason City, were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. John's Catholic Church in Bancroft, with burial in the church cemetery. Garry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Fangman is a former resi- rtent of Bancroft, the family having moved to Mason City in recent weeks. Mr. Fangman was born Oct. 6, 1926, at Bancroft. He was graduated from St. John's High School. He married Mary Ann Hatten Aug. 22, 1949 at St. John's Church. Survivors include his wife, five sons and two daughters all at home. Children are Michael, Mark, Marvin, Merle and Matthew, Mary Susan and Margaret. Other survivors include a brother and four sisters. Mr. Fangman was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Air Force. Radar Results In Speeding Matters Here The Iowa Highway Patrol's radar was used in this area Saturday, and as a result, a number of persons paid speeding fines in Mayor BUI Finn's court this week. They were Richard A. Elbert, Whittemore, $15; James T. Youngwirth, Wesley, $15; Dean M. Dudd, Rolfe, $10; Einer 0. Jensen, Estherville, $10; Harold F. Dreyer, Fenton, $10; and Robert L. Duncan, Windom, Minn., $6. Others paying fines following .preliminary hearings of charges were Gary L. Hilbert, Wesley, $10, no chauffeur's license; Judy A. Bollig, Fenton, $10, restricted license; Arlo E. Frideres, Lu Verne, $10, failing to have control; and LarryTeacliout, Sexton, $5, stop sign. Court costs were assessed in addition to fines. Miss Iowa F, Jeanne Formanek of Belle Plaine, Iowa's contestant in the recent Miss America contest at Atlantic City after winning the Miss Iowa Title earlier, will be a special guest at the annual Kossuth Band Festival here Saturday. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Formanek, Jr., Belle Plaine, and teaches English, speech and drama in a junior high school at Newton. Miss Formanek is 5-6 and weighs 120 pounds. Her ambition is to continue her education in an attempt to get a master's degree in speech and drama. She has directed many productions of the Children's Theater. last Riles For Ex-Livermore LINDA HANNA WODEN-C. LAKE TERRYL LARSON KANAWHA LINDA GRAVES GOLDFIELD MARY STEVENSON BOONE VALLEY Mrs. Mayer Wednesday Funeral services for Mrs. William Mayer, 68, rural Algona, were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Benedict Catholic church, with Father Nicholas Ruba officiating. Burial followed at the parish cemetery and Hamilton Funeral Home, Alg'Tia, was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Phil, Clarence and Nick Arndorfer, Magnus Rahrn, Julius Seller and Richard Ferstl. Esther T. Wolf, daughter of Frank and Barbara I renz 'Volf, was born Aug. 3, 181/J at Mt. Palatine, HI. She was married to William Mayer in St. Joseph's Catholic Church at Wesley Oct. 24, 1922. She moved to that area with her parents at the age of six months. She was a member of the C.D.A. Besides her husband, survivors include a son, Robert, Algona; three daughters, Stella Mae (Mrs. Robert Eischen), Algona, Jane (Mrs. Robert Cooper), Van Nuys, Calif., and Ramona Mayer, Columbus, Ohio; 13 grandchildren; three brothers, Julius, Mahnornan, Minn.; Leander, Waterloo, and Harold, Eagle Bend, Minn.; and two sisters, Laura (Mrs. Urban Hommerding), Clariss, Minn., and Hertula (Mrs. Clare Wingert), Wesley. Man Passes; Rites Are Here Funeral services for Sterling Logue, 45, Grand Island, Nebr., former Livermore resident, will be held in the Presbyterian church, Algona, at 2 p. m. tomorrow (Friday), with Rev. Walter Morz officiating. Hamilton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Logue, who was a star athlete in high school and while attending Morningside College, Sioux City, died suddenly Monday at his home in Grand Island, A son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Logue, now of Algona, he was born March 28, 1922 at Livermore, later graduating from high school there and Morningside. He was in the service during World War n and later operated a bulk oil station in Livermore. About 10 vears ago, he and his family moved to Grand Island where he was supervisor for an electrical company. He was a member of the Presbyterian church, Livermore American Legion and the Elks club. Survivors include his wife, the former Arlene Kapp of Algona; a son, Michael, student at the University of Nebraska; his parents here; and a brother, Duane, also of Algona. Algona Hosts 20 Band Units On Saturday Sixteen area girls will compete for the title of Kossuth Band Festival Queen here this Saturday as the 19th annual event is kicked off here at 10:30 a.m. with a parade on State street from the Athletic Park to the southwest corner of Uie courthouse square. Cathie Kollasch, Garrigan High Queen, and Debbie Kelley, Algona High Queen, will serve as twin host queens during the day and are not eligible for the title. An appearance of Miss Iowa, Jeanne Formanek, sponsored by the Algona JayCees, will also be a highlight of the Festival, as will appearances by Renee Stuedemann, nationally-known twirler, and the Decorah Kilties, well known young drum and bugle corps. All events during the day are free to the public - and as usual, there will be lots to see. Naturally, the highlight of the day will be the crowning of the new Kossuth Festival Queen during the evening program, which gets underway at 5 p.m. at the new Algona High School athletic field. Earl Lierley, president of the Algona Chamber of Commerce, which is sponsoring the Festival, will serve as MC and the crowning will be by Charlotte Lappe, Burt, 1967 Queen, and Miss Iowa. A rundown of the schedule looks like this: 10:30 a.m. - Parade; 11 luncheon for land members at high school annex; noon — luncheon for bandmasters, wives and Queens at the Algona Hotel. 2:15 p.m. - Marching band demonstration on State street; 2-4 - Sock hop at high school gym; 2:30 - Concert at courthouse; 2:45 - Introduction of Queens at courthouse, with Mayor Bill Finn, MC; 3:05 - Marching band demonstration on State st. 5 p.m.-Program at high school football field, including entry of bands, introduction of Queens, twirling exhibition by Miss Stuedemann, appearance of the Kilties, massed band numbers, and crowning of the new Queen. There will also be free movies for band members at the Algona Theater at noon and 2 p.m. All candidates for the Queen title are shown on this page, with the exception of Nancy Nelson of Swea City. The featured twirler this year, Miss Stuedemann, has won a total of 178 medals and 437 trophies in competition and won the Senior National Championship before retiring from competition in 1965. She is now a twirling teacher and judge and will conduct a clinic for area twirlers at 1:30 p.m. directly across the street west from the high school Annex, Many Algona merchants are featuring very good items at special prices in connection with the Band Festival Saturday, so persons attending the event will find it well worth their time to shop the stores during breaks in the day-long program.

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