The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 6, 1968 · Page 17
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 17

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 6, 1968
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Humboldt Man Is Speaker For DeKalb JOE ENNIS Not only will the Corn-Soybean Clinic In Algona on Feb. 8 have an outstanding list of agricultural speakers, but one of them is a man from our own farm area and highly recognized throughout ag- culture. He is Joe Ennls of Humboldt, representing the DeKalb Agricultural Association. Ennls has been a member of the DeKalb staff since 1936 and has gained a broad and thorough knowledge of both seed production and seed sales during this period. He is presently district sales manager for north central Iowa, succeeding the late Ed Eichler, and he now makes Humboldt his home. He will talk of modern developments in the production of seed corn, with many bits of vital information to every farmer producing grain. Legion Appointee Chauncey A. Francis, Department Commander of the Iowa American Legion, announces the appointment of Merle Rasmussen, Wesley, to the National Veterans Preference committee of the American Legion. The appointment was made by William E. Galbraith, National Commander of The American Legion, and has been approved by the National Executive Com* mittee. Algona G.I, Hurt Second Time, Vietnam l/Lt. Thomas Waldera, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roman Waldera, Algona, was wounded for the second time while on duty in Vietnam Jan. 25. An officer in the U. S. Army, he suffered shrapnel wounds while stationed at Tay Ninh, northwest of Saigon near the Cambodian border and was rushed to a hospital at Cu Chi. According to a letter, received by his parents, Tom is coming Tuesday, feb. 6, 1968 Algona, (la.) Upp«r DM Molnw-17 along fine. He is on his second tour of duty in Vietnam and has been there since March 29, 1967. He also served three months riding shotgun on a helicopter in 1965 and recently received the Silver Star after being wounded in August, 1967. He was also made executive officer of A Company. Lt. Waldera also holds two purple hearts and three awards of the Air Medal. He was granted a request for field duty Jan. 23 and sustained his wounds two days later. According to his letter, it was the shortest time he had ever held a job in his life - two days. Two Drivers Charged After Area Mishap An auto driven by Henry P. Ricke, 17, Wesley, sustained an estimated $500 damage and he was charged with falling to have control of the vehicle following a crash Thursday at 8:30 p.m. a m lie north of Irvington on a county gravel road. The auto was headed west, came to a dead end and the driver applied the brakes. The vehicle went out of control into the ditch southeast of the corner and landed on its top. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $500 by Deputy Sheriff Don Wood who investigated. A day earlier, at 1:30 p.m., autos driven by Charles J. Scholtes, 64, and Holland W. Pey- mann, 29, both of Bancorft, collided at a street intersection there. Damage to the vehicles was estimated at $410 by Patrolman Charles Bird who investigated and charged Scholtes with failing to yield. NEED A TYPEWRITER FOR SCHOOL? YOU GET THE BEST DEAL AT THE UPPER DBS MOINES PUB. CO. for BIG YIELDS The Modern, Short, Tough Corn that takes Thick Planting and Heavy Fertilization. DeKalb Brand XL Hybrids have a reputation for high test weight as reported by corn farmers everywhere. Disease tolerant XL Hybrids are dent early, and to produce heavy, lustrous ears while stalks are still green. "DEKALB" U • Reflitercd Brtnd N«mc. XL Hybrid) ii • dtdfntllon. CORN- SOYBEAN CLINIC meet the experts THURSDAY, FEB. 8 GARRIGAN HIGH Algona, Iowa 9 A.M. to 3 P.M. FREE NOON LUNCH SERVED The following local DeKalb Dealers, extend to you a special invitation to attend: Roland Bode Algona Albert Bormann Algona Eugene Hood Algona Frank Droessler Bancroft Harvey C. Larsen Armstrong Fred Richter Ledyard Dennis Yegge Buffalo Center Jack Steinberg Buffalo Center Calvin Kurtzleben ..__. Woden W. G. Malek ._.. Britt Raymond Otis Wesley L. P. Johnson Kanawha Clarence Anderson Kanawha Alphons Berte Bode M. F. Callahan Humboldt Stanley Stamper Gilmore City Kermit Fowler Ottosen Peter Reding Bode Lawrence Besch Whittemore James Chapman Emmetsburg Homer Matthiesen Fenton Clifford McMillin Ringsted Fay Wax Rolfe Arnold Zinnel West Bend John Kacmarynski Mallard f

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