The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 9, 1961 · Page 6
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
Issue Date:
Thursday, November 9, 1961
Page 6
Start Free Trial

6-Algena (lo.) Upper PM MolnM Thursday, November 9, 4-H Trip to Capitol Five Kpssuih 4-H dairy members recently won award trips to Des Moines to view the Capitol, Historical Building and Iowa Breeders' Coop, for their outstanding dairy work. Pictured are: : Left to right, Mark Bierstedt, Whittemore; Kenneth Richter, Burt; James Sunde, Fenton. ' Second row^ left to right, George Bierstedt, , Whittemore; James Zaugg, West Bend; and Gary DeBoom, Iowa.Breeders' technician. (Extension Photo — UDM Engraving) Humboldt Has Reign Of Terror For Halloween Residents of Humboldt ar still recovering from the need less, savage destruction of pro perty that took place there Hal loween evening. The vandalism includes damage to automobiles buildings and even trees. Eleven young sugar ' maple trees in ,Taft park were deliberately snapped off. They had been donated by the Woman's Club of Humboldt in connection with the city's centennial coming up in 1963. Picnic benches in Bicknell park, barrels, behind the Gunder Manufacturing Co. plant, and many business places suffered damage. But one of the worst of all was at the Humboldt Athletic Park. Here wooden bleachers were 'destroyed, the 'public address, box .was sawed down, and other destruction wrought. A host of Humboldt students were interrogated, and 12 football players were removed from athletics for. the final game of the season. One potential basketball star fell during the melee and chipped Mary Ann Fuoss Of Whittemore Engaged To Wed a bone in his ankle, and is reported out for the cage season. Some of the "pranksters" were above high school age, however, and Humboldt authorities werp making a gradual roundup, and penalties were being assessed. Three Injured During Weekend In Area Wrecks An Algona woman, Mrs. Floyd Hutzell, luckily • escaped without a scratch when the auto she was driving was struck by a North Western freight train here at 11:45 a.m. Monday. The mishap occurred at the intersection of the railroad tracks and Diagonal street and Mrs Huteell was alone in the auto, which sustained an estimated $300 damage. Mrs. Hutzell was headed toward town at the time of thr crash. She slowed at the crossing, looked both ways, according to the accident report, then could not stop in. time to escape being hit by the train, which was Switching cars. Engineer of the freight was J. O. McBeth of Eagle Grove. He stated the train was traveling from 4-6 miles per hour when it hit the auto. The front end of the auto was badly, damaged, according to city police who investigated. A West Bend lady, Mrs. Orville Jurgens, 45, and her daugh ters, Joyce, 14, and Ruth Ann 11, suffered minor injuries in one-car crash near West Bem Saturday evening. Mrs. 'Jurgen and the girls were taken to S Ann hospital for treatment o their injuries. Ruth Ann wa given first aid for facial cuts am released, while Mrs. Jurgens who suffered multiple contus ions, and Joyce, who sufferec facial cuts, remained in the hbs pital until the following day. The mishap occurred three miles east of West Bend on a blacktop road and the auto Was headed west at the time of tht crash. Mrs. Jurgens reportedly turned the auto into the ditch to avoid, hitting. a pickup truck which was stalled on the roadway.. The auto overturned. Patrolmen Charles Bird, Duane Homan and Sgt. Max Schmeling were the investigating officers;. An Algona youth, Larry Kuch- enreuther, 17, was charged,with failing to have'his vehicle,'under control after the auto 1 he'-was driving struck a parked car on South Thorington street at 11:45 4 LuVerne Homecoming Nominees, King & Queen The King and Queen Candidates for the 1961 LuVerne Homecoming are as follows: left to right, Bob Brlstow, son of Mr and Mrs Mervin Bris- ow, Irvihgton, Marcia Stripling, daughter of Mrs Jessie Stripling Lu- Verne, Doris Byson, daughter of Mrs Margaret Byson, LuVerne, and Dean Gjerstad, son of Mr' arid .Mrs Harold Gjerstad, Livermore. The King and Queen are selected by vote of the entire student body; which was held Tuesday, with the results being a secret until the Corona- ion ceremony at 8:00, Saturday evening, November llth. In charge of he Coronation of the King and Queen is Dr. Norman Hesse, Renwick Class of 36. The class of 36 is holding its 25th reunion, the same evening. Completing the evening entertainment will, be a basketball game between Twin Rivers of Bode, and the LuVerne Girls. There will be one tame only. (LuVerne School Foto). '• . V Mr, and Mrs. Earl p-^r i. —-•_ ~.~* u . uu« & Fuoss of Whittemore announce the engagement of their daughter Mary Ann, shown here, and Arthur Glenn Ebel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Ebel, Spencer. An April 14 wedding is planned. (UDM Engraving) Rites Held For Two Monoxide Gas Victims Funeral services for Mary Kay Reed, 21, Whittemore, were held at 9 a.m. Tuesday in St. Michael's Catholic church there. Buna followed at St. Michael's ceme tery and the Hyink Funcra Home was in charge of arrangements. Fr. Francis Conway officiated at the rites and pallbearers were Merlin, Irvin, Eugene and Ronald Mertz, James Buscher and Raphael ThiJges. Miss Reed tfas one of two persons who died accidentally of carbon monoxide poisoning in a rooming house on a farm a mile east of Corning Sunday. She and Claude Grooms, 34, former operator of the Club 169 here, were the victims of the tragedy. Mary Kay, daughter of Carl and Ethel Reed, was-born Sept 25, 1940. She attended school at Whittemore and graduated from Presentation Academy there in 1958. She made her home wit her mother's parents, Mr. an Mrs. John Marte, for severe years preceding graduation. Bot: of her parents are dead. Following graduation, she wa employed as a waitress at the Algona Hotel and Coffee Shop and at the Club 109, She had been at Corning for a short time. She is survived^'by her step mother, Mrs. Irene 'Reed; twin brothers, Bill and Bob Reed a half-brother, Richard; a half-sister, Curia Kay; and her grandmother, Mrs. Mae Reed, Algona. Funeral services for Grooms were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Martin Suhrman Funeral Home at Graettinger. There were military services and burial was also at Graettinger. He is survived by his wife, two sons, two daughters, three sisters and three brothers. Veteran's Day Parade Slated Plans for the Annual Veteran's Day observance here were announced this week. The local VFW and American LegLon posts are in charge and Mayor C. C. Shierk will deliver an address at the Iowa State Bank corner. Preceding Dr. Shierk's talk, a parade, featuring the Algona high school and Garrigan high school bands, will be held. It will form at the high school Annex and head up State street to the bank corner. Most Algona stores, business places and offices will be closed from 11 a.m. to noon. The parade will begin at 11. Grooms was employed by a construction company which was laying gas pipe at Corning at the time of his death. He and his wife operated Club 169 until last summer. Rebekahs Meet The Algona Rebekah Lodge will meet next Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the kaak Walton hall at 7:30 p.m. Evroul Loebig, Ex-Wesley Man, Dies Saturday Wesley — Evroul Loebig, 47 died Saturday morning, Nov. 4, in a Denver, Colo, hospital, following several month's illness. Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at 9:30 a.m. in St. Joseph's Catholic church here with Rev. Win. Phillips singing p.m. Friday. No one was irijurec" in the mishap. The Kuchenreu-v ther auto sustained $150 damage while the other vehicle, owned by a Des Moines man, R. A. Daniels, sustained $100 damage.' Wesley-Corwith Area Farmer Passes Friday Wesley — Funeral services \yere held in St. Joseph's Catholic church Monday at 9:30 a.m. for Leo Wagner, 65, who died Friday in Memorial hospital at Britt. Father Phillips sang the requiem high mass. He was born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wagner June 13, 1896 near Wesley. He never married and had always lived in this area, where he had fanned. He is survived by one sister Rose Wagner of Milwaukee, Wis. Mr. Wagner was preceded in death by two brothers, Joe and Tony. Wagner, and a sister, Martha Wagner. Burial was in St. Joseph's cemetery here. Casketbearers were August Studer, Leo Ludwig, George Ricke, Jack Kutschara, Robert Arndorfer and Lou Cink. the requiem high mass. Burial was in St. Joseph's cemetery. Blake Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Evroul Loebig was born Dec. 23, 1913 to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Loebig at Lismore, Minn., and came to Wesley when a small boy. He was married to Ruth Haverly, daughter of the late Mr and Mrs. Jack Haverly, April 18, 1938 in St. Joseph's Catholic hurch here. Mr. Loebig is survived by his •vidow, four brothers: Edmund of "iochester, Indiana; Wilfred of Wesley; Major Gordon of Washi ngton, D. C., Alvin of Wesley and a sister, Mrs. ichteig. Irene (Jack) Mr. and Mrs. Loebig had lived and Algona before Denver eight years n Wesley moving to go, where he was a salesman ntil ill health forced his retire- nent. Pallbearers were Dick Young- virth, John Youngwirth, Leonrd Arndorfer, Robert DeGrotte, 'incent Cruise and Jim Haverly, Parents Club Of GHS Met Here The Garrigan high school Parents Club held a mid-semester meeting Tuesday evening at the school here. There were about 300 present and the meeting was conducted by Leo Cassel, president and the other officers, Leonar Elbert, vice president, and Mi James Milder, secretary. Student activities, the relatio between parents and the schoo and various reports were discussec Members of the steering committee are Clarence Nelson, Arthur Plathe Clarence Arndorfer, Francis Froeh lich, Clarence Bormann, Peter Bee ker, Daniel Ludwig, Leonard El bert, James Milder and Leo Cassel After the business meeting, the parents and faculty members hac coffee in the cafeteria. Longtime Area Priest Passes; W-Bend Rites Funeral services for the Rev Edward Joseph Jungblut, 94, of Ledyard, well-known, long-time Catholic priest in northwesl Iowa, were held Wednesday morning at St. Peter and Paul's Catholic church in West Bend Most Rev. Joseph M. Mueller bishop of the Sioux City diocese, officiated, assisted by a number of area priests. , . Father Jungblut died Sunday evening at Holy Family hospital in Estherville. The son of John and Elizabeth Jungblut, he was born Feb. 1. 1867, at Shei-rill, Iowa. He at:ended the parochial schools here, also at Dixon, 111., and was traduated from Loras college .in Dubuque in 1891 and from' Jradue Seminary in Montreal, Canada. He was ; ordained Dec. 2, 1894, while at the seminary. From 1908-1914' he was pastor f St. Joseph's at'Wesley, then erved at St. John's in Bancroft from 1914 to 1921 and while there was responsible for con- New Asphalt For Old No. 18 Stretch It is now a race with the weather as to whether or.not the stretch of No. 18 highway between Hutchins and Wesley, can be completed with a covering of asphaltic concrete this fall. The highway department requires weather of at least 40 degrees for the work. This is the old stretch of paving, not the new. Everds Bros, of Algona is doing the work. Offer 30,000 Bushels C.C.C Corn To Bidders R. I. Anderson, Chairman pi he Kossuth County Agricultural Stabilization and lommittee, today Conservation advised' that i' _ struction of the present church He served Our Lady of Mount Carmel at Carroll from 1921 t_ 1928 and St. Mary's at Danbury from 1928 to 1937 when he retired. From that time until 1 1946 he resided in Waterloo. In 1946 he went to Salix and served as chaplain of Sacred Heart hospital in LeMars for one year. From 1948 to 1954 he resided at West Bend with the late Rev P. M. Dobberstein and continued to live at West Bend with the Rev. Louis Greving until 1955 He then moved to Ledyard and resided there until his death. Surviving are nieces and nephews, also grandnieces and grandnephews. A.S.C. Office To Close Nov. 10th Since Saturday, November 11 is Veteran's Day and a legal holiday, the Department of Agriculture's policy is that when a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday that Federal employees shall have either the preceding day or the following day off from their duties. Therefore, the Kossuth County ASCS office will be closed this coming Friday, the 10th of November. The office is otherwise always open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m until 5 p.m. except for other legal holidays. Read The Want Ads - It Pays! Various Charges Bring Fines In Mayor's Court Several motorists paid fines in Mayor C. C. Shierk's court this week following preliminary hearings of speeding charges. They were: James Tornabane, Ft. Dodge $12, Lloyd Sampson, Estherville' $10, Gordon Herfel, Rockford, $18, Terry Lee, Stratford, $7, Robert Jones, Sioux City, $14, and Frederick Reese, Boone, $12. Others who paid fines during the week included Ed Grimm Ottosen, stop sign, $10; Ted Abbas, Bancroft, insufficient registration, $10; Orville Hoffman, St. Paul, Minn., improper passing $10; Ed Bruellman, Ottosen, expired driver's license, $6; and Hilda Meyer, Algona, failing to yield the right-of-way, $5. Coun costs were assessed in addition to fines. approximately 30,000 .bushels of CCC bin site stored corn are be- ng offered for sale on the basis of sealed competitive bids. All )ids for the: purchase of this !orn must be received' in the bounty ASCS Office on or before :00 p.m. Nov. 7, 1961. Prosper ive bidders may make arrangements .with the County ASCS Office to examine the grain being offered for sale.' AH firms or individuals who are interested in bidding on the sale of this grain should contact the County ASCS Office for complete information ano> the necessary forms on which to submit offers. 16 Car-Truck Sales Past Week New car and truck sales totaled 16 during the past week, Owners who registered new vehicles at the county treasurer's office included: * Chevrolet — R. E. Miller, Ringsted, pickup; R. G. Wns- moen, Swea City; C. B. Devine, Algona; C. A. Youngwirth, Lu- Verne; R. A. and Mary Hamilton. Burt; M. J. Langerman, Swea City; Sam Shipler, Whittemore Cora B. Sleeker, Titonka; ancS Carl F. Callies, Titonka. Rambler — C. A. Smith, Bode; and F. A. Schmidt, Lone Rock. Dodge — C. S. Blossom, Algona. Olds — O. H. Linde, Swea City. Cadillac — F. C. or Lurna Soderberg, Burt. Ford — Duane or Shirley Habeger, Burt. Plymouth — Seed Hdwe., Titonka. Ex-Burt Woman Dies At Alton Burt — Final rites for a former Burt resident, Mrs. John Van Zanten, Alton, were held a Orange City at 2 p.m. Oct. 30. Mrs. Van Zanten, who woulc have been 64 the day of her bur jal, died at her home early in PHEASANT HUNTERS CHOW SPECIAL WE ARE OPEN 6 A.M. ON SATURDAY, ANP WILL ALSO BE OPEN 6 A.M. ON SUNDAY, NOV. 12. (THIS SUNDAY ONLY). SAUSAGE & EGGS - TOAST - HASH BROWN POTATOES - COFFEE SPECIAL 2 DAYS QNlY«85c FRANK & EM'S CAFE On Highway 18 - 1 Mil* |fl*t 9* 169 {the ffternlng of Oct. 27 at Alton Death if as due to-a heart -attack* ', Mrs. Van. Zahteft and'her has* bfifTd toefe 1 fesjdents in fitirt for four-years prior to their moving to Alton ift Sept, Mrs. Van Zan- teh was an employee at Wilfair Haven for 3 years. Survivors include" her'husband John, five sons, three daughters. Shades Of Old Buffalo Bill "Did anybody lose a real, live, wild-buffalo?" was the question being asked here Friday. An unidentified farm woman had reported seeing such an anima) roaming :in a field, near: Algona. A hunter had also reported that, he, too, thought he had such an' illusion. The last time buffalo roamed in the area was in 1954 'during the Kbssuth County Centennial Then a buffalo escaped from s display artd added a highly unscheduled wild west round-up to the celebration's activities. The present buffalo has also been recaptured and the mystery solved. •;•• •.••.- : Retraced, the 'incident started when Mr. and Mrs; Gerald Frankl of Irvington purchased .six buffalo calves in Montana two weeks ago. One of them was sold to an Estherville person, and another to Berle Priebe of Algona. ', • , : . It was the Priebe buffalo that was loose. ,The animal had been with the cattle on the farm when he became frightened and jumped a fence. He was later rounded up without difficulty. Mrs. Frankl said they had' been fattening buffalo with their steers for the past two years They use the meat for the family table and say, it' is very good. Swea City High School Again Broken Into Burglars'seem to be making a habit of breaking into the Swea City high school building. For the second time in less than three weeks, a break-in was discovered there Friday morning. The ear- the numerous games and stands in the Garrigan gym. Lunches will be available throughout the day in the cafeteria. A king and queert of the carnival will be crowned at 10 p.m. At that time, a drawing for num* erotis door prizes will be held. Prizes Include an RCA stereo-radio console, a reclining lounge,chair, a hind quarter of'beef and a transis* tor radio. Two Fined $300 On OMVI Pleas Two local men, Robert A. Gushing and George Gade, were, fined $300 and costs each in district court here this week for OMVI. Both werfe arrested earlier this year here. Judge Fred M. Hudson presided, set the fines' and ordered driver's licenses and liquor books of the men suspended., One nevf case was filed in district court. Sharon M. Klein, plaintiff, seeks a divorce from James R. Klein. The . Kleins were married Oct. 22, 1956 at Cedar Rapids,,sep- arating Sept. 1 this #ea¥, Mrs'KleM asks custody of three minor children and child support. Open Showroom Read's Furniture store' is holding a grand opening 6f its new carpet showroom, beginning this week. The carpet addition was recently completed al the back of the store. Friendly Club The Friendly Club met at the home of Caroline Weydert Nov. 1, Roll dall was answered, by 13 members and two guests. They were Mrs. Susie Reding and Mrs. Eleanor, kohlhaas. Mrs. Dorothy Berte was honored With a pink and blue sho&lrf 7 and received many gifts. Grimes were played arid lunch wa&gerved by hostesses, Nina vduChv and Caroline Weydert. DR. .6 will be tliu Christmas'ba'nquet, which will be held at the (Plantation,. >»»»»»+»»»»»»»»»»*»»*»»»»»*«*»»»»«»»»*»»»»»+»»»» ALGON BANKS occurred Friday Her break-in Oct. 13, . This time, according to Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst, $6.40 was taken from the office of Supt. Ed Stewart — about the same amount taken earlier. The thieves gained entrance to the building by prying ' a 'screeri off a ground floor window. A bar was then .'used to pry open the door to the superintendent's office. cm Carnival Garrigan high school will be the scene of a huge carnival from 3 p.m. t<5 midnight Sunday. The puB- lic is invited to attend and enjoy WILL BE CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF SECURITY STATE BANK SATURDAY-NOV. 11 IOWA STATE BANK MEMBERS F. D. I. C. 1961 Rambler 4 door, Radio, Heater, Auto. Trans., Power Steering Power Brakes, V-8. ___ $239500 1960 Rambler 4 door AMERICAN STATION WAGON, Cust., Radio, Heater Overdrive, Overhead Valve Engine,.Twin Grip Transmission, Green' and White, Solax Glass. This wagon is real, real sharp. $1695.00 1960 Rambler 4 door, Radio, Air Conditioner, Overdrive, STATION WAGON This is p beauty. ;._ k _ $2395.00 1958 Chevrolet Bisc., 4 door, 6 cylinder, Radio, Heater, Standard Transmission, an all Black Beauty. $1095.00 1957 Rambler, 8 cylinder, 4 door, Radio, Heater, Automatic Trans., Blue and White. Real, Real Sharp car. , :___> $ 895.00 1955 Rambler 2 door, Radio, Heater, priced Right ~_~ $ 595,00 1954 Rambler 2 door, Radio, Heater. Worth much more than ——I" $ 49500 1954 Rambler 2 door STATION WAGON, Radio, Heater, Overdrive. ___ $ 59500 1953 Rambler 2 door CONVERTIBLE, Radio, Heater. The car you dream 1957 Plymouth 2 door, Radio, Heater, Automatic Transmission, V-s1oV»y Extra Sharp „„'__:__l£S 795.00 1956 Oldsmobile 2 door HARD TOP, Radio, Heater, Power Steering, Power Brake* and Power Sept, White and Red, Sharp. If you like Oldj - Here's your car thpf» priced RIGHT. _____^__,. _____J| 84500 1955 Dodge Royal 2 door, HARD TOP, V*8, Rodio, Heater, Auto. Trans., Red, White and Black with a Pink interior. Extra Clean - ._ $ 745,00 1955 Ford Customize, V-8, 4 door, Rgdi?, Heater Auto. Trans. Real Nice You'll Agree. ____ . __ T $ 6Q - -^ 1955 Chevrolet 4 door, Radio, Heater, STATION WAGON, 6 cyl. __ $ 79500 1954 Chevrolet STATION WAGON 4 door, Radio, Heater. Reduced to ; .. $ 69s!oQ I THIS IS JUST A PARTIAL LISTING OF THE CARS YOU WILL FIND ON OUR LOT YOU WILL FIND 20 1949 THRU 1954 M0PH CARS ON OUR LOT PRICED TO TRAPE TODAY, BiFQgE CQIO fAIHIDf IN YOU WILL UK! WHAT YOU l ALONG WITH AND Wl W SELL- OVER OUR CARS. E EASY TO GET PH<

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free