The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 17, 1967 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 17, 1967
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The "FIRST-OF-THE-WiEK" Tabloid &lgona Upper Beg Jlotnes 16 Tabloid - 4 Metro Pages ESTABLISHED 1865 Entered as second class matter at the postoffice at AJgona. Iowa (50511). Nov. 1. 1932. under Act of Congress of March 3. 1879 ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1967 VOL. 101 NO. 79 One Car Crash Kills Youth Two Break-Ins Reported In The Past Week Sheriffs officers and Algona police were called to investigate a pair of break-ins in this area during the past week. A total of $165 in coins was stolen from the main office of the Swea City school sometime during the night Wednesday. The money was kept in boxes for several funds at the school. Deputy Sheriff Don Wood investigated and said entrance to the school was gained by forcing a lock on the kitchen door. Once inside, thieves entered every office, but took nothing except the coins. The following night, thieves took several business machines from the office of Algona Flour and Feed. According to owner Mitch Taylor, a portable typewriter, a credit card machine, adding machine and check protector were taken. There was no estimate of loss. Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst and police went to the scene and reported entry was gained by kicking a window out of the south side of the office. Thieves then crawled inside. Answer Filed In Damage Case A cross-petition was filed in district court here this week in the largest damage case ever filed in Kossuth county. The latest petition in the matter was filed by attorneys for James Thompson, one of the defendants in the original case. The original petition was filed by Mrs. Douglas Guerdet against Thompson, doing business as Jones Transfer, Spencer, and Donald Bates, driver for the transfer firm. Mrs. Guerdet asked$694,057.29 after a mishap July 29, 1966 in which her husband met his death. The cross-petition claims the Guerdet truck, driven by Mr. Guerdet, had stopped or practically stopped on the high way and that it did not have lights on. It is also alleged that Mr. Guerdet had been drinking beer and intoxicating liquor at the VFW club, Armstrong, prior to the accident, Also alleged in this latest petition is the fact it was apparent Guerdet was intoxicated and Thompson asks that in case a judgment is granted to Mrs. Guerdet on the original petition, that he have a similar judgment against the VFW Post, plus $9,916.38 damages to his truck, * I V— •"»>.'. ....' V . •.•-*-*)£2i«'-*••• *ftsfi^ This is the totally wrecked sedan which Michael P. Dahlhauser, 21, West Bend, was driving when it slammed into a ditch after rolling several times Saturday evening about 1 1/2 miles west of Algona. The young man sustained severe head injuries and he succumbed at St. Ann hospital Sunday night, a little more than 24 hours after the mishap, becoming Kossuth's v seventh auto fatality during 1967. He was headed west in the auto at the time of the mishap and apparently lost control of the vehicle on a level stretch of McGregor Road. Patrolman Charles Bird was called to investigate the accident. Michael was a 1964 graduate of Garrigan High School here. (UDM Newsfoto) Hold Schultz Rites Saturday At Lone Rock Funeral services for Frederick Schultz, 89, of Lone Rock were held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Lone Rock Presbyterian Church. Mr. Schultz died Wednesday night at Heritage Home in Bancroft. Burial was at Burt Township Cemetery. Garry Funeral Home of Bancroft was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Schultz was born Feb. 16, 1878 at Burt. He married Ida Krueger of Lone Rock May 2, 1916. He was a pioneer merchant in Lone Rock who retired in 1966. Survivors include his wife; one son, Roscoe of Milwaukee; two grandchildren and a great-grandchild; two brothers, Ben of Spencer and William of Cedar Rapids. Queen Candidate Ames, Iowa - Fifteen Iowa State University coeds are seeking the title of 1967 Homecoming Queen at Iowa State University. The field will be narrowed to five finalists this week. Vicki Steil of Algona is one of the 15. Golden Wedding Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Miller of Burt will observe their golden wedding anniversary at an open house in their home on Sunday, Oct. 22 from 2-5 p.m. Friends and relatives are invited, no invitations are being sent, They request no gifts. Judy Akkerman Crowned Queen Bancroft Man VIWVWIIVM WWII |^i f * At Titonko High Dies; Funeral Held Friday Judy Akkerman of Titonkahigh was crowned as Homecoming Queen in halftime ceremonies last Friday evening during the Titonka-Woden/Crystal Lake football game. Co-captains Glen Bartlet and Dean Stecker did the official crowning. The Queen's attendants were Linda Gingrich and Sandie Carlson, and underclass princesses were Karen Brandt, Judy Schmidt and Bonnie Giesking. The only mar to the evening was the fact that Woden-Crystal Lake won the football game. 8 File For 3 Council Posts At Swea City Three incumbents and five others have filed nomination papers with the Town of Swea City for the town council election on Nov. 7, 1967. Incumbents Martin Dahl, Milton Greimann and Alfred Anderson will be seeking re-election to the council. The three men's terms expire on Jan. 1, 1968. Others seeking election to the council include A, E. Carlson, Robert Mortenson, Dennis Mittag, Maurice Kollasch and Jacob "Bud" Peterson. Only three men will be elected during the election on Nov. 7. The deadline for filing was midnight, Tuesday, Oct. 10. Others on the council include Don Martin and Geo. K. Nelson. The mayor is Gifford P. Smith. Services were held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Burt for George C. Schneider, 61, Bancroft. Mr. Schneider died of a heart attack early Wednesday morning Born at LuVerne Dec. 8, 1905, he married Arlene Woodrow Sept. 22, 1937 at Dresden, S. D. They have lived in Bancroft and he was employed at Menke's Phillips 66 as a tank truck driver. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Richard of Glenn Burney, Md., and Frederick of Humboldt; two grandsons; three brothers, Fred of Lu Verne, Paul of Algona, and Edward of Minneapolis; and four sisters, Mrs. Edwin Kuehnast of Humboldt, Mrs. Deata Tew, Mrs. Raymond Funk and Mrs. Arnold Meyer, all of Algona. Garry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements and burial was at LuVerne cemetery. Escapee From SE Iowa Is Arrested Here A man who earlier escaped from a work detail at Coralville, Patrick Lee King, 22, was arrested here Friday at 3:20 p.m. by local police in a stolen car. He was apprehended at the Champlin service station King earlier borrowed $50 from a co-worker at a garage and body shop there, He was placed in jail here and was to be returned to Coralville. McGregor Road Injuries Fatal To Dahlhauser "A 21-year old West Bend man, Michael Paul Dahlhauser, became Kossuth county's seventh auto fatality of 1967 when he suc- cuml)ed to severe head injuries at St. Aim hospital at 9:30 p. m. Sunday. Michael sustained the injuries Saturday evening in a one-car crash about 1 1/2 miles west of Algona on McGregor Road. He was rushed to the hospital immediately by the Algona ambulance, but succumbed a little more than 24 hours after the crash. Michael was alone in a car owned by Paul P. Dahlhauser, West Bend, when the accident occurred. He was headed west when he apparently lost control of the auto, a 1959 Chrysler 4-door sedan. The car veered off the north side of the shoulderless highway, traveled 315 feet on the side of the embankment of the road, then the auto's tracks came back up on the highway, but 36 feet west of that point, a large gouge was chopped out of the earth where the vehicle struck the ground. It came to rest in the ditch about 72 feet west of the gouge. The tracks along the north embankment indicated the young man tried frantically to keep the vehicle upright, to no avail. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10 a. m. in Sts. Peter and Paul's Catholic church, West Bend, with Fr. Joseph Lisowski officiating and burial to follow at the West Bend cemetery. Schellhainmer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Michael Paul Dahlhauser, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dahlhauser, was born June 30, 1946 at West Bend and attended grade school there, later graduating in 1964 from Garrigan High School, Algona. At the time of his death, he was attending Iowa State University, Ames, where he was in the school of engineering technology. He is survived by his parents; three brothers and a sister, William, Air Force in Alabama; John, Ames; David and Patricia, West Bend; his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Josephine Dahlhauser, Whittemore; and maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Piper, Memphis, Tenn. Deer Cayse Wreck Four deer jumped in front of a pickup truck driven by Dale M. Gochanour, 38, Omaha, about 11 p.m. Saturday, just north of highway 9 north of Bancroft, causing the man to spin the vehicle around and slam into a ditch. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $300. The mishap was reported to local police.

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