The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 30, 1968 · Page 1
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 1

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 30, 1968
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The "FIRST-OF-THE-WEEK" Tabloid Chas. Emanuel, St. Benedict Dies Aged 89 Charles Emanuel, 89, St. Benedict retired farmer, died at St. Ann Hospital here Sunday morning. He had been ill four days. Funeral services were scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday (today) in St. Benedict Catholic Church, with Fr. Nicholas Ruba officiating. Burial was to follow at the parish cemetery and Hamilton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers named were William Ludwig, John Preuschl, Virgil Bierl, Oscar Simons, Dan E. Froehlich and Marvin Eischen. Mr. Emanuel was born in Germany Aug. 15, 1878, son of Karl and CatherineGermann Emanuel. He came to the St. Benedict area at the age of seven and had lived there since then. He never married. There are no immediate survivors. He was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers. Fracture Foot Mrs. Phil Diamond fractured a foot in a fall on the basement stairs at the Diamond home here last Friday evening. The foot is now in a cast. Mr. and Mrs. Diamond had planned a business trip to the Twin Cities on Saturday, which of course was cancelled. Graduate At U.N.I. Three Algona students at the University of Northern Iowa received their degrees at Cedar Falls last Wednesday night. They were Lawrence Braun, bachelor of arts; Gary Kelley, bachelor of arts; and David Long, bachelor of arts. To Head Campaign Mrs. R. E. Weber has been named Kossuth County Easter Seal chairman of the 1968 Easter Seal Campaign announced Herb Plambeck, WHO-TV Farm Services Director At Conway Rites Two Algonans, Jim Geelan and Gordon Winkel, were pallbearers at the funeral for Father Francis Conway, with interment at Emmetsburg, following his sudden death in Sioux City. Many others from the Whittemore, Algona and adjacent areas were also in attendance at the final services. Sadie Denton, Titonka, 81, Rites Jan. 31 Sadie Denton, 81, widow of Wm. Denton, a longtime druggist at Titonka, died last Saturday at the Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt. Funeral services were set for Wednesday, Jan. 31, at the Titonka Methodist church, with Rev. Paul Hanson to officiate. Burial will be in the Buffalo Twp. cemetery, with Boughton Funeral Home of Britt in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be Kenneth Swan, Ed Boyken, George Schutjer, Charles Beed, Dwight Garrett and Gordon Hansen. Mrs. Denton is survived by a brother, Clarence G. Winter of Mason City, and nieces and nephews. She had long been active in her younger days in Titonka community affairs, and for some years acted as a news correspondent for the Algona Upper Des Moines and other newspapers. Barr Reappointed Everett Barr of Algona has been re-appointed South Kossuth County Advisor for the Iowa Children's Home Society for a three- year term, according to L. H. Scales, director of the statewide, child-care organization which has been operating in Iowa since 1888. We hope residents of your area will contact Mr. Barr if they want to know about help available Upper Jltotras; 16 TABLOID PAGES ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, JANUARY 30, 1968 VOL. 102 NO. 8 Await Word Of Captive Sailor, Sentral Grad, In Crew Of U.S.S. Pueblo The outcome of the seizure of the USS Pueblo off North Korea .by patrol vessels of North Korea, is being anxiously awaited by a sister of one of the sailors aboard the vessel, Mrs. Jerry (Sandra) Breese, wife of a Seneca area farmer. Clifford Nolte, one of the 83 crewmen aboard the vessel, is a 1964 graduate of Sentral High, Fenton. He joined the navy shortly after his graduation. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Nolte, now live at Washington, la. While living in Kossuth county they managed the farm of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Garrison, both of whom taught school, and CUfford (or Clair as he was better known) attended Sentral. Clifford was a radio operator aboard the Pueblo and had been on the ship about a year. He was not married. When the family left the county they went to Rockwell City to operate the county home there, and have since moved to Washington, la. At the time of their moving away, Clifford remained to finish school and worked for the Ray Gardners. Cliff also had worked for Elmer Hanniseh, Russell Kauffman and Verle Smith. The parents last received word from their son in a letter dated Jan. 4 from Japan, just before the Pueblo sailed to assume Its station off the Korean coast. Driver Pinned In Cab In Car-Truck Crash Lone Rock Man To Hospital; Woman Unhurt Dick Ringsdorf Is New United Fund President Mrs. Ida Loats Funeral Set At Titonka Mrs. Ida Loats, 67, lifelong resident of the Titonka area, died Saturday evening in the Spencer hospital. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p. m. in the Ramsey Reformed church, with Rev. John Janssen and Rev. Gordon Van Hoeven officiating. Burial will be at the German township cemetery and Blake Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be Wilbur Sexton, Harvey Heyer, Harris Harms, John Hamilton, Martin Norland and Telko Stecker. She was born at Titonka April 13, 1900, the daughter of John and Sena Isebrand, and was married to Thomas Loats there March 23, 1921. He preceded her in death in June, 1967. Survivors include four sons, Arthur, Spencer; Kenneth, Creston; Leroy, LaGrange, HI.; and Clarence, New Orleans, La.; 12 grandchildren; and two brothers and a sister, Senus and John Isebrand and Mrs. Johanna Ites, all of Titonka. Two Divorces Are Filed Two divorce petitions were filed in district court here last week. Linda D. Sorlie, plaintiff, charges Ronald J. Sorlie, defendant, with cruel and inhuman treatment and asks the care, custody and control of an infant daughter, household goods, alimony and child support. They were married here Jan. 28,1967. Jason L. Etherington, plaintiff, also charges cruel and inhuman treatment in his petition against Donna K. Etherington, defendant. They were married August 29, 1964 at Dallas, Texas. A property settlement and agreement was included with the petition filed here. DICK RINGSDORF United Fund of Algona had its organizational meeting Wednesday, Jan. 24 at Druggists Mutual Community Room. Officers for the coming year were elected. President is Richard Ringsdorf; Vice-president, Elgin Allen; Treasurer, Bill Kraft; Secretary, Bertha Sundet; Financial Clerk, Delores Hopkins; two members to serve on executive board, Rev. Morz and Jim Buscher. Committees were also appointed. Campaign Committee - Rev. Morz - chairman, Harry Greenberg, Evelyn Bickert, Clair Blossom, Jim Geelan, Mary Ellen Milder and Joe Pomplun. Budget Committee — Chairman - Jim Buscher, Fred Diekman, Jack Limbaugh, Bill Kraft, Sharon Cowan, and Madonna Skog strom. Advertising Committee— Bertha Sundet - chairman, Lois Allen, Duwain Klein, Delia Welter, Elgin Allen, Chuck McCabe and Irving Miller. Soup Supper BURT — Hans are completed for the serving of the annual homemade chile and vegetable soup supper by the Burt Merry Mixers and M.Y.F. groups. The supper will be served Wednesday evening, Jan. 31, at the Methodist church, beginning at 5 p.m. and continuing until 7:30. A Lone Rock man, James M. Schmidt, was rushed to an Algona doctor for treatment of undetermined injuries about 9:20 a. m. Monday after his truck and an auto driven by Mrs. Henry Butler, 30, Estherville, collided at an intersection of highway 18 and a county blacktop road seven miles west of Algona. Schmidt was pinned in the truck cab until passe rsby freed him and with help of officers called to the scene. The Butler vehicle is shown at the left and the truck, which wound up on its left side, is at the right in the photo. The auto was termed a total wreck, while extensive damage also resulted to the truck, according to Patrolman Charles Bird who investigated. The station wagon driven by Mrs. Butler, whose birthday was the same day, was headed east and the truck was headed south. It was very slippery as the temperature began plummeting downward during the night, freezing rain and sleet on the highways. Schmidt's truck wound up headed west at the north edge of a field adjoining the intersection, while the Butler vehicle remained on the highway on its wheels headed south. Investigation of the crash was being continued by Bird when the Upper Des Moines went to press Monday. (UDM Polaroid Photo) Another Pair Of Break-Ins Reported Here Another break-in and what appeared to be an attempted break- in occurred in this area during the weekend. There have been a number of break-ins here in recent days. A total of $32 in currency was stolen from Carpenter Oil Co., managed by Joe Traub, at West Bend sometime during the night Saturday. Deputy Sheriff Don Wood was called to investigate the theft and reported the thief forced open an outside door, then broke open another door inside to get into Carpenter Oil from Christensen Oil Co. The money was taken from a cash register and nothing else was reported missing. During the wee hours Sunday morning, someone broke a glass out of a door at Taylor Motor Co. here. It is not known for sure if the culprit then went inside or not. Nothing is missing. City police investigated.

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