The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 5, 1967 · Page 11
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14-Algona, (la.) Upper Des Moinw Thursday, Off. 5, 1967 Izaak Walton Shoot Here Sunday The tenth annual East Fork Chapter Izaak Walton League Fall Trophy Shoot will be held this Sunday, Oct. 8, at the organization's grounds, 3 1/2 miles south of Algona on highway 169, with practice shooting slated for 10 a. m. and the Shoot at 1 p. m. Included will 1* men's and women's events from a variety of distances. The local members will also have lunches available, including buffalo burgers, baked beans, potato salad, pie and coffee, at their stand. Engineer Scholarships To Two Algona Boys BY KUSS WALLER If the Dick Cooks, who expect to leave shortly for a vacation trip to Puerto Rico, will promise to get the interview, we'll furnish a press card with which they can attempt to get an exclusive from Adam Clayton Powell. Nobody but Al could do it I Al Huenhold, ever a discerning soul, won a $10 l>et by picking the Boston Red Sox to win the American League pennant. Only trouble is, the $10 he won came from a fellow who trimmed your columnist for the same amount . . . woe to us, we bet early in the season that the Twins wouldn't finish in the top four . . . that was before Sam Mele made his exit. * * * Mrs. Kathy Salyer of Chicago, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Dermand, subscribes to "The lowan" magazine, and found this in the fall issue in the "100 Years Ago" section: PRAIRIE FIRES (Charles City)- Prairie Fires have wrought incalculable destruction in Kossutli County within the last few days. The Upper Des Moines, published at Algona says: 'On Friday night of last week the whole region round about was brilliantly lighted up with a blaze of burning grass, fences, stables and hay stacks. We have not seen the owners to ascertain the exact amount of loss, but we hear of Mr. Neeling having lost sixty tons of hay, Mr. Benschoter twenty tons, Mr. Stacy fifteen tons, and Mr. Durrin a large stack, we did not learn how much. From the appearance of the fire in every direction, we should judge that this is but a tithe of the damage done in this county that night. As we said two weeks ago these fires are often started just for fun. In some cases, they are the result of accident, or what is more frequently the case of 'back fires' set for protection against approaching fires.' * * * The new state sales tax of 3 percent, expanded to most services now, in practicality amounts to about a 2 percent increase in the general cost of living for all of us ... we predict that very few are going to feel gay and happy about the added burden. Leo Immerfall, for many years county assessor, and prior to that county auditor, did not have an enviable job in the assessor's office . . . not very many are ever happy svith their assessments, but Leo like a referee "called 'em as he sees 'em" ... although he never was responsible for setting the millage levies, which is all a result of local area budgets . . . good luck to his successor, who may have to face the prospect of revaluations as ordered by the State Tax Commission some months back, and which doesn't have a very pleasant sound. A lawyer was telling his son the story of Cinderella. When he finished the wide-eyed lad looked up and asked: "When the pumpkin turned into a beautiful coach, was that figured as straight income or capital gain?" Famous Last Line - Well, if they once had steamboats lie re on the Des Moines river, they might have had streetcars at Burt. Law Firm Opens S-City Office The Algona law firm of Shumway, Kelly, Fristedt and MacDonald has opened an office in Swea City. The firm has leased office space in the Swea City Clinic building and is maintaining office hours on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. temporarily. Walter "Bing" MacDonald is representing the firm on Wednesdays for the present. RANDY RIED1NGER Aines, Iowa-Three Iowa high school seniors, two from Algona, have been awarded Engineers' Week Scholarships at Iowa State University it was announced today by the Engineers' Week Committee. Engineers' Week is planned and presented by the students of the College of Engineering. This is the third annual Engineers' Week (Oct. 2-7) on campus and features, in addition to the scholarship awards, lectures, industrial displays, the annual engineers banquet and selection of an Engineers' Week queen. Winning scholarship were: Tom Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald D. Jones, 711 South TOM JONES Jerome, Algona, a $150 scholarship; and Randal Riedinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle R. Riedinger, 1220 East North St., Algona, a $125 scholarship. Nick Altman Funeral Held At livermore Last rites for Nicholas Altman, 80, retired Livermore farmer, were slated to be held this morning (Thursday) at 9:30 a.m. in Sacred Heart Catholic Church at Livermore with Father Gerald Skahill officiating. Burial was at St. Joseph's cemetery at St. Joe and Hamilton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Military rites were to be held at the cemetery with the Livermore Legion post In charge. Mr. Altman, who never married, died early Monday in Mercy hospital in Ft. Dodge following a 2-week illness. He was born at White Lake, S. D., Jan. 12, 1887, a son of Nicholas and Barbara Erpelding Altman, and came to Iowa at the age of six years. He farmed in the Livermore-St. Joe areas until retirement. Mr. Altman was in military service during World War I and was a member of the American Legion. Survivors Include four sisters, Elizabeth (Mrs. Herbert Cox), Cedar, Minn.; Susie (Mrs. C.K. Kohlhaas), Algona; Justine (Mrs. Melavin), Humboldt; and Mrs. Mary Baker, Livermorej and two brothers, John, Algona, and Mike, Livermore. Small Lost Boy Aided Here By Algona Man An Algona businessman, Bob Laing, solved the case of a missing child about 6 p.m. Tuesday. He found the little lad crying violently on a corner in Algona's uptown area and began a search for a parent or parents. Apparently no one else had offered aid to the youngster. The lad settled down finally when Mr. Laing located the parents, a family from Bancroft, and a happy reunion between parents and child was held. The little boy apparently walked down the sidewalk when his mother turned Into an Algona store - and was suddenly lost. That's when Mr. Laing made the rescue. Graveside Rites Are Held Here For Infant Graveside rites for Joelle Ruth Danlhauser, newborn infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Dahlhauser, Des Moines, were held at Calvary cemetery here at 3 p. m. Tuesday, with Msgr. P. P. Gearen, Algona, officiating. The Hamilton Home was in charge of arrangements. Grandparents of the baby are Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Dahlhauser, Algona. The younger Dahlhausers have no other children. Rural Ringsted Family Struck By Bad Luck Bad luck struck the Norman Nielsen family of Ringsted twice within an hour Saturday. A tractor fire at 8:30 a.m. brought Ringsted firemen to the Nielsen farm four miles south of Ringsted. Firemen were able to put out the fire instantly, but extensive damage was done to the tractor wiring. Within half an hour after the fire, Nielsen received word that his father, Niels J. Nielsen of Ringsted, had suffered a paralyzing stroke Saturday morning while visiting relatives in Peoria, fll. Nielsen, a former state representative, is at Proctor Community Hospital in Peoria, HI. His wife is with him. Ringsted fire chief Norman Wilberg said the tractor fire was caused by a leak in the gas line. Seeks $1,591 One new case was filed in district court here this week. Alan Loth, plaintiff, is seeking $1,591.30, he alleges is due for his services as an attorney during a trial in Feb., 1966, from Bahne K. Bahnson, defendant. Ledyard Postmaster Rose M. Gelhaus of Ledyard has been nominated by President Johnson for permanent appointment as postmaster at Ledyard, it was stated Tuesday. IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE STATE OF IOWA IN AND FOR KOSSUTH COUNTY Probate No. 9199 NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF ADMINISTRATOR IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF David Aaron Heneman, Deceased. 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