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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 12, 1961
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, j MSTA6LISHED 1863 (da* matter it th« . JOW*. N6V. 1, 163S. Under A6t 0* ConirSl , AIGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1961 3 SECTIONS - 20 PAGES *• things males', ybtl worker. Our old 1 friend,,The Satin-day [ Evening Post, has blossomed out with a "ne'w"; look,' hew editor*; and a nfiw tyfte'- 6f reading content . . /'and we have an entire• "neW" reaction . .- r .,w'e' find It completely uninteresting, 1 ' Then there anythe '-"new,'!' fall' TV programs. Maybe v the old- Ones wefe ho gdod/> but somelof them were still 'considerably better than the Y'new", oftls that have replaced them..'-'". ; -, ' '•-, \ • . • , " ' MAIL BA<3« * , "Hpw about, a picture of the old football team of/27-28?" ',> We don't have such ^a picture; but several years- ago -''We ran a Series of pictures 'on teams of earlier days and think the '27-'28 teams were among them^As we mentioned-last week,'the teams of those, two years were outstanding. •,../.•', "I thought this project , (build-' ing a new structure to house city heavy equipment)-" was',' voted down by, popular vote -twlcev before. Why isn't it voted on ,.this time? Seenis like ,a lot of money ($52,OQO) for a building 'no bigger than that." • Well, our reader is right—the project was downed twice at the- polls. But it seems that the city ed. council has found enough money in the new city Budget to finance the project, arid'we assume it is all legal.,It is still in the planning stage, however. Any • fur-, ther comment on the matter, however, should .be directed to the city council, governing' body of the community. - , Teacher Trio Named As . -.-.: -j.,, - ^, I.5.E. Delegates Delegate Assembly, official governing body of the Iowa State Education Association,' will >have three Kossuth teachers represent- There ;ha» dlscussion-ort considerable subject >of Webster City's -athletic menfl?er ; in the North Centrgl, Con- member. Quite a few would welcome seeing the Lynx somewhere else,-athletically speaking as a result df^theit- extended period of .victories, especially in football. Webster City's team that downed Algona last Friday night, 44 to 0, was ah .excellent team, and on thai particular night it was considerably out of our; class. • But there are a number pf factors involved, one of .them school enrollent. The official state figures for the 1959-1960 school year shoWs that. Webster City had a'high school enrollment.'of 681. Algona in the'same school year had an enrollment of 355, Thus Webster City's athletic po? tential from its-student body is twice that of Algona. Webster' City's school district has expanded in the surrounding area while we, perhaps, have been comparatively content to remain static. .That. is. a matter that is determined only by the citizens themselves of the areas concerned, to be true., But we find ourselves being outmanned in, football partially because we only have half as many potential candidates for the various teams as compared to Webster City. How the other schools might "expel" Webster City we don't know. But one thing is quite certain. If other schools do expand their areas through consolidations, and Algoni doesn't We may wind up finding that Webster City is npt the only athletic visitor to bring shudders/ Incidentally, mpst players and fans seemed tp agree that' the Webster City team played gpod football, and about as cleanly as possible, and In the process used well over 22 men during the game, Algona would have difficulty in fielding 22 men pf first- string calibre, , ' The game is behind ,Us, however, and we're now back in our own enrollment class*. Eagle Grove (411), Hamptofl, (298), Clear Lake (429)' and 1 Clarion (319). /' * V »"* Barney Frank! deliberately picked the Reels to beat the Yankees in the series, he picked Iowa and gave 20 points against USC, and got d points while taking Oregon against Minnesota- All of which he Ipst. Incidentally, he attended ai Morea liquifeed convention at , Kansas City, over the weekend, held in the samj? hotel occupied by the University of California team which had played Missouri Saturday afternoon. Barney weighs 345 IDS. but said -he found a few fejlpwg lounging around who outweighed, him at that. l**i* UM W Pcp't in ro#df up. The first county council nieet- ing held Wednesday, evening, elected Supt. Harold Martin, Burt to. represent the, administrators, and Harley Lehman, Titohka- to represent the secondary teachers. Mrs. Frances Eason of Algona was elected last' year for a two- year term to represent the ele- m^ntary 1 teachers of the' county. ' i- Alternate, 'delegates ,are SUpt. D.t'G. 'KoeppeT of Sentral, Joe Collier, "of Algona, and' Bertha Neiwbrough, Bi«t,-serving for,the above respectively. . ; •One of the organizational policies to be formed at the, annual February meeting of thisyiuJsemV bly will be the reorganization of districts in the state. The"present seven district area is being proposed- into <a nine-district area with more equal population and geographic areas. Kossuth County would .remain in .'North Central District but would need to provide facilities for annual meetings of some 3500 teachers. Facilities do not allow for this at the present time. -, Patricia Esser Funeral Is Held Here Saturday Funeral services for Patricia Mary Esser, 9, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Esser, Algonc* were held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Cecelia's Catholic church with Msgr. P. P. Gearen officiating, Burial (followed at Calvary cemetery and McCullough's Fun- erald Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were John GPecke, Bob Boecke, Mike Gottfredson Larry Buscher, Bill Laing ana Dick Robinson. v Patricia, who had suffered from a heart condition all her life, died, at the Esser home here at 10 a.jhi Wednesday, Oct. 4. Year 5 Hurt In One-Car VOL 98 - NO. 41 Aunt Jemima To Cook Pancakes For Buff Meal Aunt' Jerrjlma and her staff Will be at the Legion'Hall In Burl this Saturday, .Oct., 14,'.from 11 a.m. to 7 p,hi. for a pancake jamboree. • s • '.r} '< (.,',» Advance' tickets \ 'are 'on sale from any, member of the Lions clufc.find will also be available at the door. ,., < . >> • There will"'be. "free prizes, favors and surprises for all, accord-" ing to John Mohahan, Aurit Jemima, representative. «,"' ."The 1 Hurt 'Lions'' club 'board 'of directors consists bf H. E. RachUt Jr,, Ray McWhorter, Kenneth Cook, Stanley ^.Gardner, Harlfey 'Hanson, Al Hinckley,'Frank Ryerson, George. Becker and Dalt Lbckwood." ,^' Ella Bode, 77, Dies, Funeral; Held Monday Funeral oerivcea for 'Mrs. Harry (Ella) Bode, 77; well-known. /longtime Kossuth ' county resident,. were -held Monday morn- •ing,. m St. Cecelia's Catholic church. Msgr. P. P. ' Gearen officiated and burial was in Calvary- cemetery. Hamilton Funeral Home jvas in charge of arrangements. , . Pallfiearers at the -services .were six, grandsons, Mark, 'Paul Franklin^. Marvin, Allen -Bode and James. Coady, Jr.'V * . Mrs. Bode', died Triday morn- ,ing~at St. < ^Anni«h'ospitaK-aftwy^ ' , illness of three months.' She had been hospitalized^ here and at Fort', Dodge. • , ' She was born Blip, Zeigler ' Jan 9,. 1 884 ; iti Illinois to George and Marvy Boever Zeigler and came to KossUth. county with her par- 'entsjin 1900. She Was married to Harry Bode Dec. 27, 1905 in St. Cecelia's Catholic church here The couple . farmed . in . Plum Creek township for many years before retiring and moving to Algona. ' Mrs, Bode was leader of the first, 4-H club' in township arid one Plum Creek of the first Born at St, Ann hospital here Dep. 22, 1951, Patricia was tht one thousandth baby delivered at the hospital. Her mother is the former Pearl Scribner. .Besides her parents, she is survived by three brothers, Vincent, ]?„ at home, Clifford, Iowa City, and Harold (n the .U. S. Navy, San Diego, Cal Child Clinic On Oct. 20, Here The American Legion' iary. in conjunction with the Statp University of Iowa will conduct a clinic for crippled children, Friday, Oct. 20,"at the Lucia Wallace schpo! here. Children ' mended by the clinic, _ without charge by specialists Eight counties will be invited to the clinic here. Last year 133 children were examined. Any local American Legion Auxiliary mernbers wishing to dp sp are. welcome to donate cookies. ' • Chairman pf the volunteei workers is Mrs. Les Kenyon Mrs. Robtert Carr is chajman 01 the food committee, assisted by — Bartholomew and under. 21, recom- their physicians to be examined Mrs. jlizabeth Post. •leaders, in the county. She wai, a charter member of the Plum Four pf the five young persons injured in last Wednesday night's (Oct. 4)-tragic accident west of Algona are sh'own in the above photo before firemen, ambulance drivers |and other volunteers placed them on stretchers, for a,fast trap to St.',, Pentecost, 'Algona, wasrkilled in; hospital. One young man, Gary itly in the crash. , *L J he driver of the veh ide, DdWd Householder, can ' be seen in 'the left foreground (partially covered !by a^fireman'a-coaty.Kern'MarlQW'.is 'V1«lKlA,111ot nVintrn. TT^S^nV.MT«}^».^/U1uL^a~ 4.U-. Iw-il _'»^i_i—-i- Li.-^— j & _'JL •_ ^ * ... , _ ;the legs o'f'firmah standing iifear- est camera), Reuben McArthur-is lying at the extreme right edge of the Kossuth county's 1961 fatality toll on highways and roads was upped to four late Wednesday night, Oct. 4, when Gary G Pentecost, 24, son of Mr. and Mrs George Pentecost, Hobarton, was killed instantly in a one-cai crash a half-mile west of Algona photo near the overturned auto and Patricia Holcomb is partially visible between McArthur and the auto. Pentecost was pjnned under the left front fender of the vehicle and the fifth injured person, Violet TUrnbull, wag lying beyond the left rear wheel of'the car When the photo was srjapped minutes after the crash^ ••>. ' The'Vehicle wound up, In ^he,,'ditch at 11:25'p.m. Wednesday after F.Tnn /3%*ivmi< nttn^fnn+IW lA«4- 'f&*i4<<nn1 «t*.d *u« «..i,. __4^«..iut'j M I.~.*...J. • 1 nn Term Escapee Gets Extra Year For Escapade Robert D. Thornns, 38, \vho was returned to Algona from Wausau, Wise, last 'Thursday, six days after he, escaped from the Kossuth county jail, was sentenced to seven* years in the state penitentiary on a check charge and; a year on the jail breaking charge by Judge Fred. Hudson iri district court here Friday afternoon, Thomas Was taken io Ft. Madison where he will serve ihe sentences consecutively the following day. A jail breaking sentence, which can be one year or $300, cannot be served concurrently with' any other sentence, according to law. Y i ' .Thomas, originally from Lu- Verne, was awaiting court action ; on the check count When he pried open a steel door and toro some bricks out of the basement wall of the jail and made his ; get-away Sept. 29. Wausau offi- ' : cials picked him up the following Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 3, when he attempted to pass a check there and He was returned here for trial. CHARGED WITH DRIVING V CAR ON CHURCH LAWN . f An. Algona driver, John Hardgrove, was arrested by» Sheriff Ralph, Lindhorst and a charge ot reckless driving filed in Mayor C. C. Shierk's court- Saturday v after investigation of , a report driver apparently-,le% ,'contrpl ahd the auto catdpultecl almost 100 \feet- through the air .affetfHt 1 strAick t the enlfance of, a driveway at'the Albertr-Van Buren-farm^a half-mile "west'of Algona. (UDM Polaroid Fenton To:Hear Civil Defense Talk Dr. C. C. Shierk, Mayor of Algona and a member'of the state Civil Defense Advisory Committee, 'will be guest speaker at Fenton,'Monday, Oct. 16, on the subject of civil defense and preparation for it. •He will be a guest of the Fenton Community. Club at their supper at 6, p.m., and will speak shortly after 7 p.m. in the Fenton Community Hall. The general public is invited to hear the Creek Woman's Club and helped S,lk nr%h-T- tf^J? 1 ? to 50 years ago She talk " D . r ; Sfaerk.js speaking that • • f , .. •'.."'," " 6 "' tmc samp aftprnnnn nn thu enma o,,K : remained-active in the club un- till her last illness and was hon<. ored-at the club's golden anni- yersary' in'June. She was also a charter .member of St. Cecelia's court of Catholic , Daughters of America, .and a long time member; of the Algona Garden Club. Survivors include her husband; ' two daughters, Evelyn Bode of Algona and Mrs. James (Pauline) Coady of Burt; five sons; Calvin, Floyd, Roland and HaiSold Bode, all of Algona, and Herman Bode, Wesley; two sisters, Leola Zeigler, Algona, and Mrs. Lulu Richards, Blue Earth, Minn.; two brothers, Wilbur Zeigler,. Algona, and Albert Zeigler, Mason City; 27 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Three children 4ied in infancy. s.ame afternoon on the same subject to a group in Emmetsburg. Gov. Erbe Talks Iowa Taxes Here Gov. Erbe was featured speaker at a meeting of the Kossuth County Council of Republican Women at the high school Annex here Tuesday night. There were 300 persons present at the meeting. Erbe's subject was problems of taxation in Iowa and several members of the audience asked him questions following his talk. Special music was provided by Mrs. Howard Wohlers and Willard Snustad, who sang, Photo) An Algona woman, Edith Welter, luckily escaped with hip and shoulder bruises, a facial cut-and leg abrasions when she was struck by an auto driven by Delbert D. Johnson, 18, Algona, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday here. Miss Welter was rushed to St. Ann hospital for treatment of the injuries and was to be released from the hospital Wednesday. . She had just gotten out .of a parked car across the street from the Algona Hotel entrance. It was raining very hard at the time Smiths Wed SO Years Mr and Mw Donald P, Smith, Algona, will be feted at an open e in their home here this Sunday, Oct. 15, from 2-5 p.m. in observance of their golden wedding anniversary. Hosts for the event will be heir sons and daughters-in-law, Mr and Mrs Craig Smith and Mr and Mrs Don Smtih, Jr. Myrtle Lucile Carton and Donald P. Smith were married here Oct. 14, 1911 and are lifelong residents pf Kpssuth county. Mr Smith was employed at the local ppst office for almost 50 years prior to his re- in.1956. Besides their two sops, they have si*, grandchildren. All friaids and relatives «je invited to aj*n4 the open house. Np formed invitations are bep| Polajoicj on McGregor street road. Five other young people, at from this area, were injured, four seriosuly, in the crash. All were rushed to St. Ann hospital for emergency-, treatment and two, Violet Turnbull) Algona, and Patricia Holcomb, Whittemore, both 16, are still hospitalized. • Miss Turnbull suffered a fractured nose, facial lacerations and fractures of both feet and Miss Holcomb suffered a fractured nose, facial lacerations and two fractured vertabra in her back. Reuben McArthur, 24, Algona, was least injured. He suffered a scalp wound and was released Friday. David Householder, 23, Algona, driver of the auto, suffered lacerations and a lacerated, shoulder. Kern Marlow. 20, Lone Rock, suffered facial lacerations, a fractured nose and fractured foot. Householder and Marlow were released from ihe hospital Wednesday, Oct. 11, Pentecost died instantly of . a crushed skull when he was pinned under ihe left front portion of the Householder auto and dragged for some distance. Householder, with the others as passengers, was headed east near the Albert Van Bureri farrii when the tragedy occurred at U;25 p.m. The auto careened off the narrow shoulder on the 1 north side of the highway about a half- block from the Van Buren driveway entrance, then struck the West side of the driveway, bounced, then flew almost 100 feet before landing on its top next to a fence east of the driveway. The car then rolled and skidded its way for another 50 feet and came to a stop in the ditch. The ditch was littered with parts from the auto, the windshield was popped out, unbroken end the inside of the vehicle was all torn loose. The 1956 Ford was a total wreck. Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Ludwig, Who live in ai trailer home near the scene, were watching TV the time. They heard a car rpgr, then silence, followed by a terrific crash. Darrell hurried outside, saw that the engine of the fytP was burning, so he got ,a. fire extinguisher, rushed to the car and put out the fire. Only two ot _ ,. thf car's passengers, the Hoi- cuts and internal injuries. Edith Welter Slightly Injured; Struck By Car and the driver reported he didn't see the pedestrian as he turned the corner from State street and headed south on Thorington. Miss Welter started across the street from the car toward the hotel' when the mishap occurred. She landed about 25 feet from the point of impact and was unconscious when taken to the hospital in an ambulance. The hood of the auto was dent- ed'and damage amounted to $15 according to policeman Ernie Hutchison who investigated. There were no charges filed. that a up pji. and, up the .•lawn; ats$h,t hew Presbyterian church onlEast.State street. According to, the sheriff,/Who learned of the; incident Saturday* • morningi' the i incident • occurred at' 1 a.m. the same day. Hardgrove is alleged to; have driven his new 1962 auto around the church once, then made .several small turns around the southwest jortion of the lawn, causing ex- ensive damage to the grass and . sod. There were no witnesses, but a check of tire tracks led to the charge. A preliminary hearing of the matter is slated later in Shierk's ourt, Hardgrove has agreed to nake restitution for damage to lie lawn. comb girl and McArthur, were still in the wreckage, and they managed to crawl out. The Algona fire department ivas called and when they arrived the Turnbull girl was lying a ew feet northeast of the car, the iolcomb girl and McArthur were ying just south of the vehicle, vhich was overturned, near the door on the driver's side, and louseholder and Marlow were ying oh a slope of the shoulder of the road southwest of the auto. Firemen aided victims as much as possible, covering them with coats and blankets, until the McCullough and Hamilton ambulances arrived at the scene. The ambulances and the fire department's emergency truck carried the injured to the hospital. Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst and Patrolman Duane Hornan from Humboldt were called to the scene to investigate. It was indicated a charge will be filed against Householder when the investigation is complete. Funeral services for Pentecost, who was born at Burt Mar. 25. 1937, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at McCullough's Funeral Chapel. Rev. M- H. Brower of the Presbyterian church officiat- ed'and burial was at Riverview cemetery .here. There were military rites at the cemetery, Gary spent all of his life in the Algona-Burt areas, except for seven ' years' spent in the U. S. Navy. At the time of his death he was employed by a local elevator. Besides his parents, he is survived by a sister, Linda, Creston, and a brother, Terry, at home. Boy Cuts Head Wesley — Jimmy Alexander, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Alexander, fell frpm the top of the slides Friday at the Tjtonfca school ground and suffered head Three File For City Jobs; To Vote Nov. 7 Three men, Mayor C. C. Shierk, Jim Whittemore and Ken Peirce, filed petitions this week and became candidates for election to city offices in the Nov. 7 election here. At least two other men, Stan Muckey, first ward, and Joe Elbert, third ward, incumbent councilmen, have indicated they will also file prior to the deadline for filing Oct. 23. The incumbent mayor, Shierk, and Whittemore will run against east other for the mayor post and Peirce, incumbent councilman-at-large, will again seek that post. Besides being the deadline date for filing, Oct. 23 also marks the first day for absentee voters to apply for ballots. Polling places in the city will be—first ward, high school; second ward, Lucia Wallace; third ward, Third Ward school; and fourth ward, city hall. Now Chaplain Rev. Patrick Waite, until recently assistant priest at St. John's Catholic church at Bancroft, has successfully passed his physical examination for the U, S. Navy and is now awaiting shipping orders. Father Waite it temporarily serving as assistant to Rev. Richard Sweeney at St. Mary's Catholic church, Danbury. STATEMENT REQUIRED BY THE ACT OF AUGUST 14, 1»12, A§ AMENDED BY THE ACTS OF MARCH 3, 1933, AND JULY !, 1MB Title 39, Unll.d Siafei Cod.. Bee- lion 233) SHOWING THE OWNER- Loses Thumb Eugene Arndorfer, St. Benedict farmer, suffered the loss of part of his right thumb and also suffered severe lacerations to his right hand Monday while combining beans at his father's farm east of St. Benedict. Eugene was alone at the time, but managed to get back to the house and was then taken to St. Ann hospital Has Surgery Mrs. Chalmer Read, wife . of Chalmer Read, Algona furniture dealer, underwent surgery at St, Ann hospital Tuesday. , Algona Upper Des Molnea, published weekly nt Algona, Iowa, for Oct. 1, 1- The namea and addresses of the publisher, editor, managing editor, and business managers are: .Publishers Upper Des Molnes Publishing Co., Ill E. Call St., Algona. la. Publisher, Editor and Business Manager, R. B. Waller, Algona. Iowa. 2. The owners are (If owned by a corporation, Us name and address must be stated and also immediately there- under the names and addresses of stockholders owning or holding 1 percent or more of total amount of stock. If not owned by a corporation, the names and addresses of the individual owners must be given. If owned by a partnership or other unincorporated firm, its name and address, as well aa that of each individual member, must be given.) R. B. Waller, Algonq, Iowa, d/b/a. Upper Des Moines Publishing Co., Ill E. Call St.. Algona. Iowa. 3. IJThe known bondholders, mort- gagees, and other security holders ownirig or holding 1 percent or more of total amount of bonds, mortgages, or other securities are: (If tittti •>• none, ao ilal».) None. 4. Paragraphs 2 and 3 Include, in cases where the stockholder or security holder appears upon the books of the company, as trustee or in any other fiduciary relation, the name of the person or corporation for whom such trustee is acting; also the statements in the two paragraphs show the — affiant's full knowledge and belief as f to the circumstances and conditioner under which stockholders and securitjp • holders who do not appear upon th3"',\ books of the company as trustees, hold • ••- ) stock and securities in a capacity other than that of a bona tide owner. 5. The average number of copies of each issue of this publication sold or distributed, through the malla or otherwise, to PAIR sul >rs during tha 12 months preceding the date shown above was: (This Information is required from daily, weekly, semiweekly, and triweekly newspapers only.) 5.065. B. B. WALLER Managing Editor Sworn to and subscribeC before ma this |8th day of September, 1861. JOSEPHINI WALDE&A (My commission/expires July 4. 1863.)

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