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Funeral Today At Whiffemore For Fr, Veil x ' Dept. of History and Dee Moines 19, Iowa Jftome* ESTABLISHED 1863 tntend w *ec6A4 Clau matter at th« pottottlce at Al«ona, Iowa, Nov. 1,1932. under Act erf Conjraw of March I, 187», ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 1961 2 SECTIONS - 16 PAGES VOL. 98- NO. 14 Whiitemore —Funeral services for Father William Veit, 73, for- Wer pastor of St. Michael's Catholic church for 27 years!, will : be held today (Thursday) at 10:30 a.m. in St. Michael's Catho* lie church With most Rev. Joseph M. Mueller, Bishop of Sioux City, officiating at,a Pontifical .Solemn Requiem High Mass;"Burial will be in >;St. Michael's cemetery. Pallbearers are Simon • Efbert, Frank Foley, William Fandel, James Geelan, William Besch and Charles R, Kollasch. Hamilton Funeral home of Algona in charge of. arrangements. . : Eighty priests are expected to . be m attendance at the service. Officers of the mass will be Father William Hyland, Sheldon. Father Raymond Pick, Mallard, Father Charles, Kneip, - Manson; Father Bernard Gr«teman,, Onawa, Father Leo McCoy, Spencer, Father Daniel- Lynch, Barnum. Father John Egan, Laure'ns, Father .Gerald .Zenseri, 'Maryhill; Father Everett .Apt Armstrong, Father Dean Walker, Sutherland: and Father John Cullen, Clare. Military rites will be in charge of the Seely-Walsh Post 425 of the American Legion. Four U.S. Navy Chiefs, E. E. Scahfield M.C.S., Fort Dodge, R.. B. .Riffe, E.N.C,, Mason City, Roger Anderson, T.M.C., Spencer, and Lloyd Barger, S.H.G., Des Moines, will be in attendance. Father Veit died Saturday, April 1, in Mercy hospital at Fort Dodge after a lingering illness. The son .of Mr and Mrs" John Veit, Father Veit was born at Chelsea, Iowa, Nov. 8, 1887. He attended St. John's at College. ville, .Minn., and 'Loras college at Dubuque, and A was ordained to the priesthood May 31, 1915. He served as an army chaplain on.,, a -iinivy.-ushig during World War I. ! In 1955* he was awarded a jGold Life,fMemberahjip, in.; tha • American Legion' by? SeelyiWalsh Post. Before cpmirig to Whitte- njore as pastor 'In 1930: Father Veit sferved in parishes at Esther- vllle, Maryhill and Emmetspurg After serving as pastor here for 27 vears, he retired and moved to Algona.in 1957. He is survived by three brothers, Joe, Paul ancr John at Odebolt, two sisters, Mary of Odebolt and Sister Mary Clara, Dubuque. (UDM Engraving) . . ..; , ; Emergency Grain Meeting Tonight Odds and Ends i ' ' * ... LAKELAND, FLA. — This, city of 35,000 in the center of the citrus shipping area, is the home of the Detroit Tigersdn sjr"g * hl'^^^^f^P 6 ° f Mr - a »<* Mrs. Carl Stellhorn, thi l sUtlr rinffi £? Ka»". daughter of Mrs, Mary Kain of Algona, tlr, i-J . Jqlm J my traveling companion. Carl is a native of H &£?*'£* is ' ma ™&er of «,,> Gamble-Robinson wholesale firm here. We are .guests of •theirs for several days. " ' '' .. . leavin ? , the west-coast, we sfopped at Tampa. Fla. R Sited bri ! f l? with Mac Ha " of the law firrr of tu 5 03Seal L° f ^mpa; the last time we* met was 1 " 5 Huds ° n Hotel in ' the naval transient of- in from a Unite?d Kingdom run, earllier went through Hall in *? ams sh °W>d "P at Lakeland, the Tigers and won ' r« th ' let - CST ' £ nd w £ Saw them meet in a 5-4 contest 'Sf™- * « f£ rS hV'' ; Joh "ny .Kucks, ex- Yankee, walked in the Winning run n the 9th with the bases loaded and two out . . . Norm - he , r u eX ; Y£m * ee ' Hlfa hpmer for. the A's in the Tig™ o ' he Cl( ? 3est to a standard-size outfield we have yet . . , . ,., -,•. • - '^Florida's worries about the tourist season have been dispelled the past six weeks ... St. Petersburg has. upset a tradition by voting to of Tn^f 1 !^ 1 ? 0 " 8 - t ^7;^ a 'ted "sitting." benches painted a veriety shade \'n the (future . . /wonder if there Is a support price • 'ft ' K * n Kainust * rted out using no sugar, then just a little, coffee, but now he's taking a regular quota of 16 calories a ' P" r ricane. Donna's, 'eye went right through Lakeland and ut r i S6 ^ ' the 7 esu ' llt5 in citrus groves ... they were without electricity for five days and did their cooking on outdoor carport gnus . . ; , there is more unemployment than usual here in. the last 60 days . . . Polk County, in which Lakeland is located, has over JirfJ?h«i £« V i ' the , SO H th ^ view P° in .t on education is that outsiders ha^d best leave local folks solve their .problems — "nobody else from outside can do it for us" said one ---- the Easter vacation collegiate invasion at Ft.. Lauderdale is underway with some 50000 students from eastern and southern universities pouring into that area .... they are exiting on beer, hamburgers and sun, say the papers . at Lake Wales a new tourist attraction soon-to open is an aena] observation tramway. Rid.ing.on it .you view the jungle and swamp -from thfe/air as you take 'the tour. ' " Mrs. Krause Of Fenton Passes;: Rites Friday i Mrs Arnold Krause, 60, former Fenton resident, died 1:30 a.m. Monday in Mercy hospital in Ft. Dodge. She, had been a patient there for about a week. 'Surgery had been planned for an under- termined ailment but she succumbed before it could be pe'r- for.med. An autopsy is plannedj Furieral services will be Friday morning at St. Michael's Catholic . church in Whittemore With Rev. Phillip Dailey officiating. Burial will • be ' in the chuWh cemetery. Rosary will be recited Thursday evening at the Hyink funeral home at Whittemore.],. She had been a resident of 'lite Good Samaritan home at . P6ca- hontas and had been an invalid since suffering a stroke five years ' Chicago-LA Jet Pilot Signals Algona Family ' Several members of the E. Si (Duke) Kinsey family of ^Algona were thrilled Wednesday night, Mar. 29, when a jet airliner, piloted bjt their son Bob of Buena Park. I Calif., flew over Algona flashing its lights. The jet, which was on a regular flight from Chicago to Los Angeles, was flying at 30,000 feet 'over Kossuth county. Bob, who has been a pilot for Continental Air Lines for the past 10 years, was at the cop- trols of the 707 jet. He called his parents f,rorn Chicago at 8:15 p.m. that night, just before the airliner took off. for California. He told his family that due to weather conditions it would be possible to slant north of the usual path and pass over Algona — and he did, at 9:20 p.m. Jean (Mrs. Ferris Miner), Algona, signalled with a flashlight when she saw the airliner, Jt Is possible Bob saw the signal, because another sister, Mrs Dick Pool, Denver, Colo., signalled to her brother in a similiar manner a couple of years ago and be saw her signal from the same-height, According to persons here, Bob was right on tareet over his parents' home on North Minnesota street — 30,000 feet above the chimney on the house. Bob resides with his family in California and makes regular runs for Continental on the Chi- cago-L.A. route. Is Harlan Miller back ftprn the Near East? *',* She was born Teresa Gappa Feb. 18, 1901 near Cylinder. She was one of 11 children born to Mr and Mrs Frank Gappa. She was married in 1923 at Whittemore to Arnold Krause who died in July 1959. They had operated a general store in Fenton until she became, ill. ' '; Surviving are three: sons, Arnold Jr., now a patient at the University hospital at Iowa City. Maurice; <who will be ordained a prie,st May 27 at Mount Bernard seminary at Dubuque, and Kenneth of Fenton. Also ..surviving is a brother Frank Gapp^ of Ayrshire and a sister Mrs Mjr- cus McCusker of Ruthven. A brother, Tony, died in March at Fargo, N. D. . . Holding Action By NFO Effects Market Totals The effect of a holding action, begun on cattle, hogs and sheep by the National Farmers Organization Monday, has not 'been fully determined. There are indications that a dip in number of animals marketed has been •egistered. ; NFO checkers at some of the arge market centers in the'mid- west reported Monday that estimates of cattle, hogs and sheep at the markets exce'eded the actual number of animals marketed. The holding action was started in an effort by the organization tp. get farmers a better price for livestock at the markets. The prices were established earlier by County Meat Bargaining Committees of the NFO. The NFO is distributing news flash bulletins at three Algona business' firms daily. The organization's report on the holding action can be obtained at Reding's Davis Paint store, Cullen Hardware and Larry's Recreation. The NFO is also holding .county meetings Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nightsiduring the holding action. Phillies Scout Will Speak At GHS Banquet Persons Suffer Fractured Arms Virginia,- 9-year-old daughter of the John Welps of Bancroft, fell Tuesday evening while roller skating and broke her right arm irj two places just above the wrist. Mary Jacobs, Bancroft resident, Monday fell from a chair at St. Ann hospital in Algona, fracturing her wrist and wrenching a shoulder. She had been taken there the Wednesday before for medical treatment. , ' The writer, Russ Waller, standing at left, and his traveling,companion, John Kain, are shown posed above with two hostesses at Cypress Gardens in Florida. The young ladies are Marcia Herndon and Ginny Lindley, (UDM Engraving) WILLIAMSTON, NO. CAROLINA — Jotting down notes along .ne eastern seaboard makes a miscellaneous collection of items, bul some of them might be of interest regardless. There is an abundance of pre-conceived notions' as to what the ,arolinas are like, not all of them correct. But before iwe 'leave Florida let us report that John Kain and i enjoyed every minute of it. Even though hamburger or ground beef ells for 99 cents a. lb. We crossed from Lakeland to Daytona Beach, passing the famous speedway, and drove along the beach for several miles. It was John's first glimpse of the Atlantic Ocean and we celebrated; the occasion by taking off shoes and socks, roiaing up our pants, and walking in the surf. Bancroft Farmer Injured In Fall On Steel Rod Screal De Geeter of Bancroft, was injured seriously Tuesday morning as he was helping his son, Melvin, grind feed on their farm one mile southwest of Bancroft. He had climbed up in the crib to shove corn down when the 2 by 6 he was standing on gave way and he fell six feet onto a stee} brace rod. He was taken by ambulance to Mercy hospital at Mason, 'City where he was,found, to havf suffered a broken pelvis and'verte- bra and possible internal injuries. ^ 9 uU ? by chl *nee we dropped in at Snack Jack's Barbecue along the beach, and ordered a short sandwich ... it turned out to be seven unches high . . . overnight stop at St. Augustine, billed as the Oldest city in America. We didn't look very hard for the Fountain of Youth, but we chanced (to drop in during the evening at a place called the Trad,e Winds, and that is worth reporting. Without knowing H, we happened to stumble in on a high class beatnik hangout, where a half dozen or more took turns being in the orchestra. We counted three different pian > players, and one young fellow had a bass viol maide out of an oar with three strings attached. It Worked fine. But the payoff was the clothing ensemble worn by the college-age boys . . . they were attired almost without exception (and we were exceptions) in ia sport coat, shirt with tie, and what looked to us like a pair of shorts, BUT NOBODY WORE PANTS! The young ladies wore ordinary and less informal costume, one that would be ap- proprimte on State Street for the matter. St, Augustine hw been ruled undej four flags, and its old fort was bui4t before the American colonies decided to scrap the British. It is probably one of the best preserved of the old. historic forts .. . , We expepted to have some trouble and spend some time getting through Jacksonville, but a new freeway and, toll bridge rings the city land we were in Georgia almost befort we knew it ... the schools for colored pupils in the south look as good as those for the white kids, and they ride in school buses, too . . . back in Lakeland, John and his brother-in-law in a joking vein talked about working out a caWle raising project in Florida, using the trucks going back south to cqrry corn after taking grapefruit and oranges up ... well, after seeing Georgia along the coast, John has a new idea — he thinks a frog farm would be a natural. Beef Producers Give Award To Algona Youth Armstrong And UiffUpFor Post Offices Armstrong is scheduled to have a new post office. Congressman Merwip Coad has been advised by Postmaster General J. Edward •Dayc.that'a^new post .office-Baa,; been authorized. v ••'•' : The lease on the quarters presently occupied by the post office at 'Armstrong will expire Sept. 30, 1961. In planning for new quarters ait the expiration of the lease, site options have been taken for the purpose of providing, new construction. The site on which options have been taken is. located on 'the northwest corner of First avenue and Seventh'street, froniting 80 ft. on First avenue with a depth of 140. feet. The four lots are located east of (the Corner hardware and are owned by (the Masonic lodge and Joe Johnson. Ex-Fenton Lady Dies, Fairmont Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Fairmont Methodist church for Mrs William Huskamp, 79, of Fairmont who died at her home from a heart ailment. Burial was held at the Fenton Methodist cemetery. Rev. Paul Wilkinson, pastor of the Fairmont Methodist church, officiated, Ella Arbogast was born Feb, 13, 1882 at Jerseyville, 111. Shu was married to-William Huskamp at Burt in 1904. They farmed northwest of Fenton until 1941 when they retired to Fairmont. Mr Huskamp died- in November, 1953. Surviving are three sons, Irvin of Swca City; LeRoy of Dougas. Ariz., and Robert of Fenton. There are nine grandqhildren and 10 great - grandchildren. A bro- .her, Charles Arbogast, resides at Eden Valley, Minn. She was a member of the Tairmont Methodist church, its WSCS, the Young of Heart Club find the Royal Neighbors ol America. State ASC Head Discusses Plan AfGarrigan Ed Dancisak Featured speaker at the third annual Garrigan High Schoo Booster Club Athletic Banquet to be held in the Garrigan gymnasium Thursday .evening, April 13, will be Ed Dancisak, midwcs- tern« territorial supervisor of scouts for the Philadelphia Phillies of! the. National 1 .League Dancisak became known in this area about three years ago when he signed- Bancroft's Denny^Menke to a large bonus contract. >,At that time, Dancisak, worked fbi the. Milwauke "'Braves.' organiza- -'----'™--''- -"'- "'"" U.S. 17, Georgia prison gangs at work under armed guard you can bet when the speed limit was reduced to 35 we slowed to 35 ... gasoline runs at 30 to 32 cents a gallon . , . drawbridges and toll bridges abound along the coast ... we took it easy through Savannah (where Sherman ended his march to the sea) and stopped overnight in Charleston, and here where the Civil War began, wte (1) had our first trouble finding accomodations, and (2) experienced our first gouging . . . but there were reasons . . . seems thjis is- the Iggct time of the year when all of Charleston's 'gardens are in bloom, (Continued on page 2) More than 452 Ibs. of standing rib roast of beef were consumed by 405 banqueters'at the annual Kossuth County Beef Producers' banquet March 28. The banquet and annual meeting was held at Garrigan High School. New directors elected were Albert A. Anderson, Swea City to replace Wayne Thompson, Swea City; and Cliff Krantz, Titonka to replace Don Budlong, Titonka. The board of directors elected Norman Chambers, Corwith, as chairman and Dean Barnes, Kossuth county extension director, as secretary-treasurer for 196162 year. The ladies quartet from Titonka furnished several snappy selections for entertainment. Ray Switzer, Sioux City Stockyards, gave the main address for the evening. Gary Priebe, of the Plum Jreek 4-H club was recognized 'or his outstanding beef project work. Don BudlonK, chairman of the County Beef Producers' As^ sociation, presented Gary with an award plaque for his fine 4-H work and announced the Beef Association will sponsor the award annually. Gary is the son of Mr and Mrs Berl Priebe of Algona. His club leader is Eueene Drager. He has an outstanding record of baby beef and beef heifer project work. In 1959 he showed the grand and reserve chamnion beef at the Kossuth County Fair. He exhibited the grand champion 4-H Angus beef heifer and open class carcass steer .at the Iowa State Fair in 1960 and was chosen outstanding beef showman. He is district Junior Angus Association director and state publicity agent. Gary was'vice president of his local club in 1959 and has 'been active in local and county demonstration work. Seek New Quarters At Swea City, Also According' to a notice posted in the Swea City post office, sealed bids will be received for construction and lease of a new posit office in Swea City. • Specifications call for 2,333 square feet of enclosed space and 8,166 sq. feet of driveway, parking and maneuvering area. There is to be a platform space of 192 square feet and 710 square feet of grass and planter area. The building will be ,'ocaitea at the south west corner of the intersection of 3rd ave, ttnd 2nd st. (the site of the recently dismantled Lutheran church). Bids will be received until Apr. 28, 2:30 p.m. in the office of L. M. Sharrick, room 22, Main Post Office Building, Des Moines. Local Elevator Sold To Man From Humboldt Sam Davis of Humboldt took possession of the Rising Elevator Co. on South Phillips street here Saturday. The new firm Is known as Farmers Service Center, Inc. Sale of the property, which includes the elevator, feed mills and seed cleaning equipment, was made by the E. R Rising estate several months uiio. The Risings had been in business here for the past several decades, and in recent years the company had been actively managed by the late E. R. Rising's son, Vaughn. Mi" Davis has merged the elevator with the Stanek Feed Co. of Fort Dodge and Laurin Stanek will be associated as salesman with the local firm. Feed will be manufactured in the local plant and besides the Grain Booster Feeds, the firm will also handle a complete line of Purina feeds. ... .,„ Dancisak has been associated with baseball for the , :p4st 2£ years, as' playei', manager ; and scout. He has served in the'latter capacity for the. past. 13 of' those years. An estimated ' 25 players signed by him have reached the majors, including Ryne Duron, Jack Dittmer, Curt Raydon and Bob Hartman. John Naughton, athletic director and football coach at' St. Ed- mpnd high school in Fort Dodge, will be master of ceremonies at the bahquet, which will be served at 6:30 p.m.' Another highlight of the evening will be the awarding of letters to Garrigan athletes by their respective coaches, Leon Vann, Beanie Cooper and Jim Geelan. Short talks will also be presented by members of the school staff. (UDM Engraving) Rodney Hall Rites Today, Wesley Church Wesley — Funeral services for Rodney B. Hall, 62, well known retired farmer, will be held this afternoon (Thursday) in the Methodist church Jiere. Rev. Robert Jones will officiate and burial will be in Evergreen cemetery. The Blake Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr Hall died unexpectedly late Monday afternoon at the LL-O Goetz home where he had been helping with some tree trimming. He was a life-long Wesley resident. He was born August 25, 1898 to George B. and Ida McPherson Hall and farmed for 40 years northwest of Wesley. He was never married and made his home with his sister, De Etta Hall. Besides his sister, he is survived by two brothers, Waltei; M., Dayton, Ohio, and George H., Chenoa, 111. Oswald Lallier Funeral Rites Funeral services for Oswald F. Lallier, 64, were held Wednesday morning in St. Cecelia's Catholic church. Rev.. Robert Thiele officiated and burial was in St. Mary ( 'js, ( ,._,cemetery, at Corwith. Hamilton Funeral home was in qharge of arrangements. , •^.^aj.lbearers' at^fhe" J5er. vices- were TJan Frochliehv George Kunkel Francis Froehlich, Firman Plei- nen,'- Gerald Frnnkl and Tom Ptac'ek. • • Mr Lallier djed Sunday at St. Ann hospital. He had • been ill since November and was a hospital patient Hi days. He was born Nov. 19, 1896 ait 3t. Benedict to John and Bridget Lallier. He was married to Sarah Kelch, Sept. 14, 1926 at Corwith and the couple came to. Algona n 1947. He was a life-long resident of Kossuth county and worked at various jobs at St. Benedict;, Corwith and Algona. Surviving are his wife; one n, Leo Lallier of Algona and hree grandchildren. His parents preceeded him in death. Dog Talks End When Council Tables Petition The Algona city council meeting went to the dogs for ihe better part of an hour Wednesday evening, March 29, as they considered a petition, signed by over 125 citizens, thai a city ordinance be passed to confine canines. The large group of interested citizens attending the meeting were divided about 50-50 on the question of whether or not Rover should be allowed to wander at large. The concensus was that pet owners should assume responsibility for their dogs but that ihe animals should not necessarily be leashed at all times. Reportedly, an unidentified woman cited an instance where one of ihe signers of the petition to confine dogs had unneccessarily annoyed her leashed animal. The next time ihe man came by the house, the dog, then unleashed, took after him, she said. Shortly after his report, the whole doggoned issue was tabled and ihe council went on to other city business. 26 State and. National Awards Nat'l Editorial Ass'n Annual Better Newspaper Contests Second Place Nat'l Editorial "General Excellejtge" Recent enactment of an emergency feed grain program by trie U.S. Department of Agriculture, which set advance national average support prices for feed grains, has caused a buzz of excitement in the midwest. To date, many persons have not learned too much about that program. A county' ASC meeting in the Garrigan high school auditorium here tonight (Thursday) at 7:30 p.m. may answer many questions farmers might have on their minds about ihe program. Jim Croghan, state administrator for the ASC. will explain the new feed grain bill and will answer questions from the floor which pertain to the program. Kenneth Schuman, stale president of the Farmers Union, will also speak at the meeting. . , • As outlined by Secretary of Agriculture Orville F r e c m an, here are support prices and other information about the plan: Corn, $1,20 per bushel; barley, 93 cents per bushel; grain sorghum, $1.93 per hundredweight; oats, 62 cents per bushel: and rye, $1.02 per bushel. The 1961 support prices reflect approximately 74 percent of the March parity prices for corn, oats, and barley; 78 percent for grain sorghum, and 69 percent for rye. Support" prices for 1960-crop feed grains were set at $1.06 per bushel for corn, or 65 percent of parity; 77 cents per bushel,for barley,.;,and, $1,52 ;per; hundredweight for grain'sorghum, both ' reflecting 61 percent of' parity; and 50.cents per bushel'for-bats 1 • and 90 cents per bushel-for > rye, 'both reflecting 60 percent of parity. Richard I. Anderson, County ASC chairman, pointed out that in return for increased support levels, farmers are being asked to reduce their 1961 acreages of corn and grain sorghum from last year in an effort to bring production more nearly in lino with nreds. To be eligible for support on any of the feed grains from 1961 production, corn and grain sorg- lum producers must reduce their acreage by at least 20 percent :rom average acreage of 1959 and 1960. Payments in the form of negotiable certificates redeemable in grain or the cash equivalent will be made to compensate farmers for participating in the program. The diverted acreage must not be harvested or pastured, and must be diverted to a soil-conserving use. Corn and grain sorghum producers who cooperate in tbij emergency feed grain program will be eligible for price support on their normal production from the acreage planted to these two crops, and for support on barley, oats, and rye at the announced levels. Producers of barley, oats, and rye who do not produce corn or grain sorghum will be eligible for support on their 1961 production of these crops. Producers of corn and grain sorghum who do not cooperate in the emergency feed grain program will not be eligible for support on any of the five feed grain crops. Price supports for 1961-crop oilseeds have been set at nation-, il average supports of $2.30 per sushel for soybeans and $2.80- per bushel for flaxseed. 1961 oilseed supports reflect approximately 79 percent of the March parity for soybeans and 73.5 percent of parity for flaxseed. Supports for these crops in 1960 were $1.85 per bushel for soybeans, reflecting 64 percent of parity and $2.38 per bushel for "laxseed, or 62 percent of parity. In announcing the support levels, Secretary of Agriculture Freeman said, "The 1961 support price for soybeans has been increased 45 cents per bushel from last year's support to gear production of this important oil crop into the 1961 emergency feed grain program and to meet antU cipated needs. "The requirements for vege* table oils are tremendous throuphout the world. In view of this, there is need to encourage a better balance between acreages of soybeans and of feed crops for which production is outrunning current needs." It was announced at Spencer Wednesday during a district ASC meeting that corn bushel average and payment for Kossuth counfy would be 62.6 and $39.10 and sorghum will be 51 bushels and $26.30. Neel Hill, one of three state ASC corhmitteemen, made the announcement.

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