The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 12, 1967 · Page 15
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 15

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 12, 1967
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Youth Caught After Wild Chase Demolition Derby Ending; Took Gas Here A charge of larceny in the amount of less than $20 was filed here Sunday alter a wild Saturday evening chase resulted in the apprehension of a 17-year old Scranton youth, Gene R. King. At least two vehicles were extensively damaged during the "demolition derby" that brought the youth's capture in southern Minnesota. The exciting maneuver got its start (at least in this area) at Struecker*s Conoco station on East State street here when the youth pulled in and ordered some gas. When $5.11 worth had been pumped into the pickup he was driving (which was apparently stolen), he drove oif. Police were notified and Patrolman Jim Voigt began a search for the pickup, heading south, which was the direction the vehicle had first headed. Meanwhile, the local ambulance, with Bob Wells and Glen Hike operating it, was returning to Algona on highway 18 after taking Mrs. Larry Nemmers and Dr. Dean Koob to Mason City 16-Algona, (la.) Upper D« Moines Tuesday, Dec. 12, 1967 Notice IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE STATE OF IOWA IN AND FOR KOSSUTH COUNTY Probate No. 9242 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TOCREDI- TORS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF John H. Ufkes, Deceased. TO ALL PERSONSINTERESTED IN THE ESTATE OF John H. Ufkes, Deceased: You are hereby notified that on the 4th day of December, 1967, the last will and testament of John H. Ufkes, deceased, bearing date of the 26th day of December, 1961, andCodicil attached dated February 25, 1965, was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Gordon L. Winkel was appointed executor • of said estate. Notice is further given that any action to set aside said will must be brought in the district court of said county within one year from the date of the second publication of this notice, or thereafter be forever barred. Notice is further given that all persons indebted to said estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against said estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance; and unless so filed within six months from the second publication of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) such claim shall thereafter be forever barred. Dated this 4th day of December, 1967. Gordon L. Winkel E xecutor of said E state Algona, Iowa Winkel & Winkel Attorneys for said Executor Algona, Iowa Date of second publication: 12th day of December, 1967. (93 & 94) where the former was hospitalized. About five miles from Algona, the ambulance was in radio contact with the police station and notified to be on the lookout for the errant pickup. The ambulance continued to the city and at the intersection of Main and Commercial streets, the pickup was spotted. The ambulance turned around and took off after the vehicle, using its red light. Wells notified the police station the pickup had been spotted and Voigt was alerted and got in on the chase also. The police car was running behind the pickup at Britt where a roadblock had been set up by the highway patrol and Britt police. A collision between the Algona police car and the pickup occurred near the intersection as Voigt attempted to stop the latter. The chase continued, however, across highway nine and north into Minnesota where a patrol car struck the pickup and pushed it into a ditch. The pickup came out of the ditch and the Algona police car hit it again. Then the young driver slammed the pickup into the right rear corner of the police car three times before the patrol car struck the pickup in the rear, boxing the stolen vehicle between the two official vehicles, "ending the race." According to reports received here, the pickup was stolen and the youth was running away. He was taken to Blue Earth where he was jailed pending further action in the matter. Damage to the local police car was estimated at $800, while $600 damage resulted to the pickup. The Algona ambulance also ran out of gas during the race. "A Babe Is Born," with many of the numbers being concerned witli the birth of the Christ child. Some of the numbers are "0 Infant Sweet, 0 Infant Kind," a German carol, "Rouse Ye Shepherds," a Swiss carol, and "Christmas Cradle Song." The Symphonettes and Modern Choir will be singing the favorite Christmas carols and popular songs that accompany the yule season. The program is under the direction of vocal director Steve R. George. Plan Meeting Union Mothers and Daughters Vocal Concert Is Tonight At Algona High The vocal music department of the Algona Community Schools will present their high school music groups in a concert of Christmas music Tuesday, Dec. 12, at 8 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The concert will feature all the vocal music groups, which include the mixed chorus, lyric girls chorus, band girls chorus, Symphonettes, Modern Choir and other small group numbers. The theme of the concert is FOR PLUMBING HEATING COOLING "INSTALLATION - REPAIR OR REMODH.NG WE'RE AT YOUR SERVICE Phone 295-2104 LAING Plumbing-HeoHng-Cooling 12 No. Dodge, Algona Club will meet at Eva Arends Dec. 14 at 11:30. Members please bring own sandwiches. Dessert will be furnished by the menu committee. There will be a $1 gift exchange. A collection will be taken up for the Children's Home. Members should bring Butter-Nut coffee coupons. Santa Claus Is Set For Visit At LuVerne LU VERNE - Santa Claus will come to LuVerne at 3 p.m. Sat- urday, Dec. 16, and will be at the city hall to give out candy to children. Following this, a drawing for toys will be held. Wednesday, Dec. 20, at 3p.m., there will be a drawing for poultry to adults who have registered with local merchants. The Commercial Club is also sponsoring a house lighting contest. The first prize will be $10, second prize $5. A window decorating contest will also be sponsored by the Commercial Club. Any group of youth from the LuVerne churches, LuVerne school (7th grade and above), and any 4-H club in LuVerne may compete. Displays must be completed by Dec. 12. Looking for something a bit more special ? Ask to see the distinct and excitingly new fashions in our Gold Room. Add & a little more style to any holiday event.

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