The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 9, 1968 · Page 10
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 10

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 9, 1968
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County, City Agree On New Service Cost A joint meeting of the county board of supervisors and the Algona city council was held Wednesday at 1 p. m. in the county courthouse. This was a meeting adjourned from one with the council two weeks previously. Also attending were W. B. (Bing) Mac Donald, county attorney, and Russell Buchanan, city attorney, and Marc Moore, county auditor, as well as Ralph Lindhorst, county sheriff. The county board agreed to pay Algona $250 per month for its communications service and $50 per month for ambulance service. This agreement is for the next six months, taking effect Jan. 17. The county pays Titonka and Lu- Verne and Garry of Bancroft $50 per month for ambulance service. Under the agreement in effect for the past six months and expiring Jan. 16, the county has paid Algona $400 per month for the combined radio communications and ambulance service. Mayor William J. Finn thanked the county board for consideration in the matter. He stated, in regard to the communications center, "There is no need to duplicate this center." Although both services overlap, each is definitely a separate entity. Both ambulance and communications services are equally important to the whole county and the towns therein. The city council feels that it is equitable and fair for the county to pay the equivalent of one man's salary, since the communications center is in operation 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Base pay of one man is approximately $5,300, and with overtime and vacation and sick* leaves amounts to about $6,000. The communications center receives emergency calls for accidents, fires, sudden illnesses and other emergencies. Salary paid is about $2 per hour. The council felt that the county should pay • for at least one quarter of this service, or about 2,140 hours. It is hoped that a different agreement can be worked out for the next period of six months. Swine School Jan. 16-23 A two-day Swine School will be held Tuesday, Jan. 16 and 23, for the pork producers of Kossuth and Palo Alto counties, reports Galen DeValois, county extension director. The meetings will be held at Emmetsburg at the Bethany Lutheran Church from 9:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. daily. Registration for this school is $4 which includes two meals and a note book. Send check to your county extension office. Speakers for the event include Emmet Stevermer, extension swine specialist; Dr. Maynard Spear, extension veterinarian; and Bob Rust, extension meat specialist. Pork producers are a major part of the total economy of Kossuth county. .In fact, it is more than an $11 million business. This is based on recent figures showing Kossuth farmers farrowed 40,572 litters of pigs with a 7.3 average per litter or a production of over 296,000 pigs. Then, assuming these are sold at 220 pounds for $18 per cwt., this accounts for a large industry 24 New Vehicles Hit The Roads To Start 1968 Twenty-four new cars or trucks started the New Year in Kossuth county, according to registrations in the county treasurer's motor vehicle license department last week. They went to the following new owners: CMC - Klein Farm Supply, Algona. Chevrolet — Herb Kaiser, Lu Verne (PU); Pioneer Hibred Corn, Algona, truck; Leona Erpelding, Algona; Pat Sheridan, Bancroft; Cecil Bjustrom, Algona; Billy Gifford, Lone Rock. Dodge - Arie Dittmer, Burt; Lorenz Bormann, LuVerne; Frances Holland, Fenton; Mike Bormann, Algona. Oldsmobile - Elmer Lee, Lone Rock; Thees Schnakenberg, Lu Verne. Ford - Olive Dontje, Swea City; Darryl Sparks, Burt; Gary De- Boom, Algona; John Pedersen, Ledyard; Gordon Kramer, Algona; Harold Kuchenreuther, Algona; Edward Stewart, Swea City; Edwin Steenhard, Lakota. Plymouth - John H. Boyken, Titonka. Ambassador - Alex Demand, Algona. Mercury - Dennis Boettcher, Lakota. Pork Banquet Tickets Still Available Here The annual Kossuth County Pork Producers banquet will be held Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Swea City High School, announced Dick Kuecker, association president. Speaker will be Craighton Knau, WNAX, Farm Service Director for Yankton, So. Dak. His topic will be "Don't Underestimate Yourself." The menu includes a pound serving of Windsor loin served by the Hormel Chefs of Austin, Minn. Tickets are available from board members and at the extension office. Board members are Dick Kuecker, Algona; Owen Curry, LuVerne; Chas. Nygaard, Wesley; Paul Bernhard, Fenton; Clair Reding, Ottosen; Robert Gerber, Algona; Gerald Pedersen, Ledyard; Maurice Erpelding, Wesley; and Julie Bass, Algona. Get your tickets as soon as possible as reservations are limited. Former Algona Man Passes, Des Moines A former Algona watchmaker, Leo Hanson, 58, died following a massive heart attack at his home in Des Moines about 1:30 a.m. Saturday. Funeral services for him are to be held at 2 p.m. today (Tuesday) in the EUB Church at Elkader, with burial to follow there. Mr. Hanson and his family lived here for a number of years before moving to Des Moines four years ago. He was a watchmaker at Sharp's Jewelry, then had his own shop at Larry's. Since moving to Des Moines, he had been in the same line of work at the Merle Hay Plaza Younkers store. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Tara; his mother; two brothers; and three sisters. A CLASSIFIED AD WILL GET FAST RESULTS IN THE UPPER DES MOINES. Rites In St. Paul The funeral of Mrs. WilliamE. Brennan, 69, of St. Paul was held at St. Mark's Cathedral, St. Paul, Dec. 29. She was the daughter of Frank and Sarah (Homme)Winkel, long-time Algona residents. Surviving brothers and sisters are Mrs. L. J. (Ethel) Kutschara, Clear Lake; Mrs. L. P. (Marjorie) Esser, Des Moines; Mrs. E. E. (Ruth) Stolte, Tacoma, Wash.; Mrs. W. J. (Mildred) Graham, San Diego, Calif.; Frank E. Winkel, Cleveland, Ohio; and Ben L. Winkel, Argos, Indiana. One brother, Charles, passed away May 1, 1967. New Bancroft Mayor Sworn In H. J. McNertney, who has been Bancroft city attorney for more than 20 years, was sworn in Jan. 2 as mayor of Bancroft. McNertney, elected without opposition last November, succeeds Richard Shoenhair, who did not seek re-election. The city council now faces the task of appointing a replacement for McNertney as city attorney. The new mayor also is a mem- Tuesday, Jon. 9, 1968 Algona (la.) Upper Dei Main**-11 relatives for the cards, letters, flowers and calls I received while I was at St. Ann and Iowa City. Tom Verhuel. (2*) ber of the Bancroft school board. However, after being sworn in as mayor, he said that he sees "no conflict in holding the office of mayor and being a member of the school board." Another newly-elected Bancroft official also is a member of the school board. He is Willaim Droessler, who was elected to the city council. Droessler said he will resign from the school board "if it is required." ! Card of Thanks! CARD OF THANKS We wish to extend our sincere thanks to all our relatives and friends for the spi ritual bouquets, floral tributes, food and acts of kindness during the sickness and death of our husband and father. A special thanks to Msgr. Gearen, Father Bruch, Father Fried- matin, Dr. Kenefick, the sisters and nurses at St. Ann Hospital. We will never forget your kindness. The family of SimonHenry. ._ (2*) CARD OF THANKS I want to thank friends and CARD OF THANKS I would like to thank my friends and relatives for the cards, flowers, gifts and visits while I was in the hospital at Mason City and since returning home. Harry J. Thilges. (2) MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES COMMENT - Give your feet a treat and your pocketbook, too, by buying your.dress shoes,' work shoes and boots (boys' size 1's to men's size 13's) from DIAMOND'S of Algona. NOTICE Best prices paid for Iowa O.T.C. Stock. HAROLD W. MARTIN, 436 LoomisAve.,Ft.Dodge, Iowa 50501. Ph. 576-1325. (98 tfn) NOTICE - We do custom dressing of poultry, ducks and geese Monday through Friday. AGARD POULTRY MKT., Lu- Verne, la. Ph. 882-3285.(1-4*) i i KING SIZE SEALY POSTUREPEDIC $ 299 95 76" wide for plenty of elbow room ... 80" long for lots of) toe room. Choose your new world of comfort—extra firm or gently firm Princess—both designed in cooperation with orthopedic surgeons for comfortably firm support. Sleep big on a King Size Posturepedicl King size 3-pc. set as shown Twin or lull. M. pc. $79.95 | Extra Long. ea. pc. $89.95 | Qu..n Sin. 2 pc. sit $199.95 No morning backache from sleeping on a too-soft mattress FURNITURE & WATSON INTERIORS I No. Phillips St. Algona, la.

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