The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 6, 1968 · Page 19
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 19

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 6, 1968
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Hospital Pledges Totaled $203,807 150 At Review Meeting; To Air-Condition Intended improvements for St. Ann Hospital were discussed and explained by the Lay Advisory Board and Sister Delores of St. Ann at a meeting last Wednesday in the Garrigan gym. About 150 were present. Dick Everds explained than an air conditioning system had been decided on at the cost of $100,000. Also, a gas generator is in the process of being purchased to operate the air conditioning system, and is to be used as standby power in a power failure emergency. Mr. Everds heads the local lay board. It is expected that the new air- conditioning system will be installed and ready for use by this summer. Other probably near future improvements discussed were an inter-communications system from each of the rooms to the nurse stations on each floor and to have oxygen piped to each room. Also, a renovation of both floors, to allow obstetric, medical and surgical patients on the second floor, and extensive care and nursing care patients on the third floor. Laboratory improvements have already been made and a new light has been ordered for one of the operating rooms. The parking lot is to be enlarged and the driveway resurfaced. Harry Greenberg, St. Ann Hospital Fund Drive chairman, explained that l,070pledges totaling $203,807.18 have been made to date and $71,906.22 has been received. " An anesthetist, James Tope, has been hired and will arrive March 1. He has also had several years of experience in physical therapy and this department will be opened also. Mr. Tope is married and has two children. He has been attending school in Yankton, So. Dak., and will graduate this month. Mrs. C. J. McEvoy reported that there are now over 800 members of St. Ann Auxiliary, more than ever before. Amanda Nitz Of Lakota Rites Monday Mrs. Louis Nitz, 77, of Lakota, died Thursday at a Blue Earth hospital. She was born Sept. 5, 1890 in Jones County and came to this area with her parents. Amanda Poppe was married on Jan. 29, 1913 to Louis Nitz at Lakota. They farmed in the Lakota area all their life, and Mr. Nitz was a livestock buyer. Surviving are her husband, Louis; one son, Paul, Ledyard; one daughter, Mrs. Howard (Bertha) Jensen, Rippon, Wise.; one brother, Adolph, Lakota; one sister, Mrs. Henry Blome, Elmore, Minn.; nine grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Lakota with Rev. Paul Ofstedal officiating. Burial was in the Lutheran cemetery near Lakota. Mrs. Nitz had been active over the years in church and community affairs R.I. Anderson Gets ASCS Award For 33 Year-Duty Tuesday, Feb. 6, 1968 Algona, (la.) Upper Des Moines—19 Richard I. Anderson of Ledyard, Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation County committeeman, received a $100 sustained outstanding performance award honoring his 33 years of dedicated service to farmers in Kossuth County. Mr. Anderson was nominated by Neel Hill of Webster City, la., ASC Farmer Fieldman for north central Iowa counties. The nomination was approved by the Iowa ASC state committee in Des Moines. Mr. Anderson served as a township committeeman from Grant township from 1934 until 1952 when he was elected to the county committee. He served as loan inspector for his township from 1936 until 1948. In 1953 Mr. Anderson was elected as chairman of the county committee for Kossuth and has served in this capacity since that time. The award includes a Certificate .of Merit signed by Iowa ASC Chairman Fred R. McLain which reads: "To Richard I. Anderson for 33 years of Sustained Outstanding Performance of your duties as an ASC County Committeeman. The value of your fair and efficient service to farmers in Kossuth County far exceeds this token of appreciation." Oliver Young, 77, Of Wesley, Passes Jan. 31 Oliver Young, 78, retired custodian of the Wesley public school, died at the Good Samaritan Home in Algona Wednesday. He had been ill over a period of time. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at the Wesley Methodist church with Rev. Frank Considine officiating. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery at Wesley with Blake Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Serving as pallbearers were Louis Simpson, Ivan Johnson, Theron Hansen, J. M. Kunz, Lawrence Fox and Otto Fox. Mr. Young was born July 19, 1889 at Bacon, Ind., son of Mr. and Mrs. George Young. He came to Wesley in 1918. On May 9, 1908 he was married to Lela Florence Lambdin in Indiana, She preceded him in death in 1957. Two sons and one daughter survive, Albert of El Monte, Calif, and Hubert of Algona, and Ida, Mrs. Ted Worsley, also of El Monte, There are six grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Two sisters and a brother, all of Indiana, also survive, KOSSUTH COUNTY'S FAVORITE NEWSPAPER! City Employees Receive $20 Pay Increase All city employees not on the payroll of Algona Municipal Utilities received a $20 per month pay increase during a regular meeting of the city council here last Wednesday night. Included in the increase are members of the street department, police department, city hall employees and sewage treatment plant employees. Authorization was given to the police department to receive bids for purchase of a new police car, with purchase of a station wagon, which could be used as an emergency vehicle, to be studied. A Class C beer permit was granted to Sjogren's grocery store and repairs for the city rest room on North Moore Street were also discussed, Herman Hinz, (7, LuVerne, Died Sunday LuVERNE - Herman A. Hinz, Jr., 67, lifelong LuVerne resident, died Sunday morning, Feb. 4, at his home of a heart attack. Services will be held Wednesday morning at 10:30 at the Lutheran church with Rev. R. T. Mueller officiating with burial in the church cemetery. Blake Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. He was born June 9, 1898atLu Verne and married Dorothy Myers Jan. 4, 1928. He is survived by his wife; two sons, Junior Darwin, USAF, Semback, Germany, and Myron, Lu Verne; one daughter, Mrs.Grady Hinson (Ruth Ann); two sisters, Lena Hinz, LuVerne, and Mrs. Elsie Klawitter, Bloomington, El.; two brothers, Charles and Bill, LuVerne; and nine grandchildren. He was preceded in death by liis parents, two brothers, Fred mid Edward, and one sister, Mrs. Mary Myers. Pallbearers will be Junior Hardcopf, Albert Schneider, Paul Northrup, Don Bormann, Ben Hefty and Harding Hanson. Veterinarian Relocates Dr. J. K. Hill, Titonka veterinarian, has completed remodeling of a house just north of the creamery building which includes the addition of new office space for his veterinary work. He moved into the new quarters last week. A new operating room and laboratory facilities are included in the new quarters. Is Bank President Clifford H. Lewellyn, a former Algona resident when he was associated with the Security State Bank in Algona, has been named president of the First National Bank at Hurnboldt, where he has been an officer in recent years. The AVERAGE Food Cost It LOWER AT HOOD'S-Pay Afar Day. Wo InvHo You To Chock Our Rogular Shotf Prim & COMPARE IZAAK WALTON ANNUAL BUFFALO DINNER FEB. 6,1968 SERVING 5:00 TO 7:30 P.M. AT THE ALGONA V. F. W. HALL OVER '/a TON OF BUFFALO MEAT WITH ALL THE TRIMMINGS TICKETS Adults —$2.00 Children under 12 —$1.00 AVAILABLE AT Coast-To-Coast — Algona Barber Shop — Frederick's — Larry Recreation or From Any 1 IMAKE YOUR FARM !INVESTMENTS COUNT! Winter discounts still available. Plan ahead for next fall's harvest and avoid 'the mercy of the market." COMPLETE GRAIN DRYING AND HANDLING SYSTEMS. PARKER These boxes and augers make fertilizer handling easier and more efficient. Also great for bulk feed and bean handling. Year-around use on many farms. Kyle & Roger Keith HEAVY DUTY AUGER T | • • • • • • • • • • 295-3801 9244370

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