The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 30, 1962 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 30, 1962
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By Russ Waller • *,'-*' Tenderfoot camper Tony Wedal, the 33 year-old self-styled "indoors- nfan" who won $iso in bets by liv- i"f outdoors for eight days in a Michigan woods, has quite a few t 4 £j ocal b °y s discussing his feat. There have even been a few moves to offer similar wagers to some of bur own "indoorsmen" to see just how they might fare in camping out for. abbut eight days somewhere along the banks of th Des Moines river. Any offers' * * * ' Arnle Ricklefs and Barney Frankl left last Saturday, with their wives, on a trip to New Orleans for a few days. Before leaving; Barney fixed up a small table for the car's back seat so that he and Arnle can enjoy their dally gin rummy games along the way, while the wives drive. ... • * : •* *; Julie McDonald, of the Tyke Lanes drops us a line to report that Dr. John Lesiak bowled a 298 up there the. other- evening, with an 8-10 split in the last frame keeping -him from a perfect total. Not bad, Doc. The Saturday Evening Post carried 'a. story- reporting that a group of major university presidents had said that if their student bodies were '.to vote on it they would overwhelmingly favor tearing down their stadiums and discontinuing big-time football. That may be so, but it's a little hard to believe. > •'• ..- * •' * -•' * Duane Carson/ might have known it would happen. He has a wflrm fur cap.which he put to good use duj-irig the recent c#4 wave . ,, and thus he has earned the logical nickname of '•"'•• :,:•:••" v ' • »•' :'• " We note with considerable interest that the original route for Interstate 35 which was to parallel U.S. 69, may be switched to a route farther east, to parallel U.S. 65, and move north between Mason City and Clear Lake ... the explanation for this is given as being one to benefit the motorist somehow or other, even though it makes a longer route between Des Moines and the Twin Cities but we'll bet the good old M-C boosters had a finger in the pie ESTABLISHED 1863 Jffloto *• M«md tiut nutter «t th* NOV. l, 1832. under Act of COBRHM *t Aifoiu, M&nii ALOONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, JANUARY 30, 1962 2 SECTIONS - 14 PAGES VOL. 99 - NO. 4 Nab 3 In Four County Burglaries ' Funeral Held Friday For Mrs. Annis, 97 Funeral services for Mrs. Kate nms, 97, longtime resident of this area, were held 'Friday at 3-30 p.m. at McCulIough's Funeral Chapel, with Rev. James Boyd of the Congregational church officiating. Burial was at the Union township cemetery. Pallbearers were Rpbert and Roy Sarchet, .James Knoll, Marc Moore, Dr. M. G. Bourne and Arie Dittmer. Mrs. Annis, who would have been 98 in three months, died £"<*day Anight Jan. 23, at St. Ann hospital here following a short illness. • Daughter of Albert and Betsey Ann Wagner Frink, Kate Frink was born Apr. 22, 1864 at Frankville She came with her parents ° ,, h u s Jarea , at the a & °f four and had resided here since that ime. She was married to William tf. Annis Nov. 30, 1887. He pre- eded her in death in 1926 She is survived by a daughter >eth, (Algona librarian. A Old Saws May Prove Real Valuable At Open House The Norton Machine Works on North Mali St. in Algona, just west of the courthouse, will hold an open house, Friday,, Feb. 2, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and if you have any old saws around they might prrtve of real value. The Norton Machine open house is built around the Mc- ; Culloch Corporation's production of its millionth saw. But, a search is also being conducted for the/oldest saw in each of the" many McCulloch models produced since 1948. The people having the "oldest saws" in each r of 46 different series will receive brand new saws in exchange for their used ones. All chain saw users are urged to attend and enter the search" for the oldest saws. But Dick Norton addS that even'' if you don't have a saw, you're welcome and he hopes you attend. com- . - lete resume of. Kate Annis' life will be found in Woman's World n today's UDM. • somewhere. Still stage, however. in the talking Mrs. Driver Passes Here; Funeral Held Funeral services for Mrs Addle Driver, 90, life-long Algona resident, were held Saturday afternoon in McCullougli's Funeral Chapel. Rev. James Pickens of the Nazarene church officiated and burial was in the Burt township United Fund Elects Seven New Directors Charles Harvey Dies; Funeral Held Saturday cemetery, Burt. Mrs Driver died Wednesday evening at Good. Samaritan nursing home here. She was born Addle E. Minkler, Oct. 23, 1871 at Algona. Her father, Orange Minkler, came to Kossuth county in 1856 with the earliest pioneers. He hauled Algona's first printing press from Des Moines to Algona. He was the father of 21 children. Mrs Driver's mother was lis third wife, the.former Mary M. Connell. Her husband, D. L. Driver, died in 1947. Surviving is a son, C. Wayne Driver of Springfield, Ore., and a >rother, Wyatt Minkler, Hoquiam, Wash. Pallbearers at the services were Knute, Webster and Dennis Orton and Adrian Casler, What with all the discussion about what the generals and admirals should or .should not say, and whether or not they should be "muzzled", it is interesting to recall that the president who had the greatest trouble with his generals and their utterances was none other than Abraham Lincoln. He even sacked a couple of them because they talked too much, and fought too little. * * * Note from Willis J. Cotton, St. Petersburg, thanking us for forwarding his paper from Lone Rock, and telling us how much nicer the paper reaches him in its new sack than via the former method of stapling. • * * Milt Norton gave the Algona Toastmasters a little something to think over in a 10 minute talk before the club, recently, on the subject of the Red Man in Iowa, and in Kossuth County in particular. Among other facts he uncovered was that in April of 1852 about 60 braves from the Sac and Fox tribes attacked a Sioux camp just six _, miles from Algona along the Des i of Max Cornish, who was president The annual meeting of the Unitec Fund of Algona was held Wednes day evening, January 24, .1962 i; the Kossuth County Court House. Gordon Hallj treasurer, presentee the report of the- audit and state ment of finances for the year 1961 i. Perry Collins, 1961 Campaign Chairman, released , the final re port of the campaign showing the community subscribed 100.8% o: the goal. A total of 1599 contributors participated in the,fund. Election of Directors was held with the following elected to t three year term: Russell G. Bu chanan, Ann Clark, Perry Collins, Ron Mock, Eugene Murtagh, Mona O'Connor and Inez Wolfe. These seven with the fourteen who have unexpired terms on the board wil conduct the business of the Unitec Fund during 1962. United;Fund President Wes Bartlett reported that the first half allocations have, been mailed, .to. the following organizations: Red Cross, Algona Charities, Inc., Girl Scouts, North Iowa Council, Iowa Children's Home Society, Boy Scouts of America, Prairie Gold Area Council, Salvation Army, Kossuth County Society for Retarded Children and Mental Health. Mrs Duane Johnson is the secretary of the United Fund to whom pledge remittances may be mailed at 10 East Kennedy Street. John Oakland Gets Citation, Award, At I.S.U. John Oakland of Algona, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. -pakland, received the Max Cornish Presidential citation and $100 check at the annual banquet Saturday night of the Men's Residence Association of Iowa State University. Oakland was chosen as the outstanding house president for his leadership and service to Beyer House. The award is in memory Conrad Schmidt, Titonka, Passes; Rites Saturday Conrad Schmidt of Titonka died at his home Wednesday of last week. Funeral services were held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Good Hope Lutheran Church. Rev. B. H. Schweriri officiated and burial was in Buffalo Township Cemetery with Blake Funeral Home in charge. The son of Ernest and Wilhelmina Schmidt, he was born Jan. 24, 1887, at Allison. He was married to Anna Birmele, March 14, 1917. He had farmed in this area all his life. Surviving are his wife, a daughter, Mrs Maurice (Irene) Sunde, Colorado Springs; a son, Irwin; a grandchild, five brothers and a sister. Moines river, with 20 Indians going to the Happy Hunting Ground during the melee. The club members are now referring to Milt as "Chief." Quote of the Week: "We don't have too much food — we just have a shortage of brains to make use of the food" — Albert Morehouse, Humboldt. * * • Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hantelman of Fenton left over the weekend for Arizona on a vacation trip. They have a pickup truck with a living unit fitted into the back end. After their return, Bill's brother Martin, and the latter's wife, will take their turn in the same unit. "The Wanderer" as they have dubbed their traveling unit, s<\ems destined for considerable use. » » » Famous Last Line — It pays to be ignorant, because if you ere smart you already know tbat it can't b of Meeker House when he died in the'south west Iowa floods in 1958. 10 Fines In Mayor's Court Two area minors were fined for having assembled guns in an auto by Mayor C, C. Shierk this week. One paid $10 and costs, the other $25 and costs following a preliminary hearing here. Other state cases included: David Lowe, Belmond, $25, William Wrjght, Dawsonville, Ga., $8, Lester Bilharg, Charles City, $10, and Don Murray, Bancroft, $15, speeding; Jerry Krieps, Wesley, $15, littering the highway; Clarence Thilges, West Bend, $15, improper truck equipment; Minerva Curtis, Burt, illegal passing; and John Richter, Wesley, $5, expired chaujEfuer's. license. Costs were assessed in addition to fines. Services Friday For Mrs. Emma Jones, Age 84 Funeral services for Mrs Emma Jones, 84, Buffalo Center, were held Friday at McCulIough's Fun eral Chapel in Algona. Rev. Wort hie Usher, LuVerne, officiated Burial was in Riverview Cemetery here. Mrs Jones .died Tuesday afternoon Jan. 23, at Mercy Hospital in Fort Dodge after a lengthy illness. She was born Emma Falb, Aug. 12, 1877, at West Bend, to Frederick and Elizabeth Falb. She was married to Charles E. Jones in 1934. He died in 1944. She had lived at Buffalo Center the last 20 years, and more recently with a son, Dale Falb, at Fort Dodge. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs Roy (Marie) Morgan, Tucson, Ariz., and Mrs Harley Watkins, Sioux City; three sons, Ray Falb, Livermore, Dale Falb, Fort Dodge, and Fred Falb, Tucson; two sisters, Mrs. Bertha Carrel, Jackson, Minn. Mrs Leah Tharp, Manly, Funeral services for Charles I Harvey, 66, 'well-known life-Ion, Kossuth county resident, were hel Saturday afternoon in the Firs Methodist church here. Rev. New ton Coughenour officiated and bur ial was in Riverview cemetery McCulIough's Funeral Chapel wa in charge of arrangements, ' Mr. Harvey died Thursday mor ning at his home at 710 S. Moor street here after, an. Illness of months, , *", ' . He was born April 12, 1896,? a Burt to Frank nad Mame Kehnedj Harvey. He served in World War ' and June 23, 1923 was married to Anna Frye. He was a star route mail carrier here. Mr Harvey was a member of the V.F.W. post here and of the Royal Veighbor lodge. Surviving are' his wife; two aughters, Mrs Harry (Barbara) McCorkle, San Diego, Calif., and Mrs Roger (Beverly) Will, Welcome, Minn.; two sisters, Mrs Will (Nellie) Gifford, Lone Rock, and Mrs Elmer (Ruth) Phillips, Sexton, and three grandchildren. Pallbearers at the services were Leo Frankl, Dewey Skilling, Jack Dutton, Jess Lashbrook, Fred Mueller and Kenneth Halverson. Lindhorst J5, Succumbs Here On Monday Homer Lindhorst, 85, long-time resident of this area,. died at 9 p.m. Monday in St. Ann hospital where he had been a patient for he past eight days. He was the ather of Ralph Lindhorst, Kossuth :ounty sheriff. Funeral arrangements for Mr. indhorst are pending at McCulough's Funeral Chapel here. Mr. Lindhorst had been in ill icalth for several years. Born in Illinois, he was the son f Mr. and Mrs. August Lindhorsl. te and Nanny Denman were mar- ied in Illinois, then came to this rea in 1902. They farmed in Creso township'for many years prior 0 their retirement in 1946 when icy moved to Algona. Before re- rement, Mr. Lindhorst was active 1 farm organizations and was an vid fisherman. Besides his wife and son here, e is survived by six brothers, including Rufus Lindhorst, Algona, and two sisters. LuVerne Forward Passes 2,200 Point Total Mark Kruse officiated and burial was at Maple Hill cemetery. Winter Funeral Home, Buffalo Center, was in charge of arrangements. Mr Gutknecht, a resident of the Lakota area all his life, died Tues- Jay, Jan. 23, at the Buffalo Cener hospital, a victim of cancer He had been ill about six months. Charles August Kutknecht, son f August and Henrietta Gutknecht, vas born Nov. 19, 1889 on a farm C. Gutknecht Rites Held At Lakofa Church . Lakota,—, Funeral services for Charles A. Gutknecht,/ ,72, were Presbyterian chUrc^'R^lSrlfn hnctTh*"' ,f e|le s lola ' Potnt average reached <2i237 for her high school KruseUciate'dand'buriai waS £%K?tt'^™**^ D °™>* •«*• . -,- . . . c c " e ' sto ' al MAE BELLE MAASS ' average' reached *2i237 for her high school Former St. Ann Administrator Dies, Dubuque Sisiter Mary Gertrude Cretz meyer, Dubuque, died Jan. 24 after a long illness. She was the first administrator at St. Ann Hospital am a sister of the late Dr. Charles Cretzmeyer. Services were held al Mercy Hospital, Dubuque, Jan. 27. Survivors include three sisters Sister Mary Annette, Mt. Carme] Mercy hospital, Detroit, Rose and Margaret, Waverly, one brother, F. X. Cretzmeyer, Emmetsburg, and several nieces and nephews. Sisters Mary Ethelreda and Mary Dorothy, Algona, attended the services. Hold Workshop Rose Mino was hostess to 13 girls for a workshop Jan. 24. Demonstrations were given by Jackie Kinden and Maureen Bestenlehner. 'fiey'Wri? »wrrled"FebT"8", 1922- Titonka Rites For Mrs. Tapper Funeral services tor ivirs Joe Tapper, 79, Buffalo Center, were held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Ramsey Reformed church near Titonka. Rev. John Janssen officiated and burial followed at the Ramsey church cemetery. Winter Funeral Home of Buffalo Center was in charge of arrangements. Mrs Tapper died Monday, .Jan. 22, at the home of her daughter, Mrs Harm Huisinga at Titonka. She had been in ill health for some time. wo miles southwest of Lakota. He was educated in rural schools there nd attended the old Humboldt \cademy for three terms, then armed for his parents before moving with them to a farm a mile south of Lakota, where he ha lived since. He was an active member of th Presbyterian^ church, served as ; trustee, and for many years wa secretary of the board. In 1951, he was ordained to the office of ruling elder and in 1957 served on thi building committee for the manse He was also a charter member o the Farm Bureau. He was married to Gertrude Wortman at Lakota June 29, 1938 Mr Gutknecht is survived by his wife, a brother, Ed, and two sis ters, Emma and Lena. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Henry, Free and Will. .. t - » ™— v w *,„«*•. MMJ iJ ^M1*1W ME,C4*JJOU UVWa. ill W the LuVerne girls won the North Star 1 Conference tournament title. File 2 District Court Actions Two tases were filed in district court here this week. The next court term is slated to begin in a week. The state of Iowa is plaintiff and Kenneth Wagner, Burt, defendant, n an OMVI matter. Wagner was >ound over to district court after 1C waived preliminary hearing in ilayor C. C. Shierk's court here. Ie was apprehended at Burt by Patrolman Bill Tordoff and Mar-' shall Walt Steward of Burt Jan In the first round game, Jan. 23 Maebelle tallied 30 points, agains Boone Valley in the LuVerne tri umph, 65 to 38. In the second round game she hit for 29 points againsi Kanawha, as LuVerne won, 60 to 48. Maebelle, with able assistance 'rom Rae Ann Brink and Linda Clark, led her team into the Saturday tournament round with a 12-2 •ecord for the season. She has averaged 43-8 points per game, and is hitting 78 percent of her free throws. Not to be overlooked are the Lu- Verne guards, Marcia Stripling, Sheri Ramus, Doris Byson, and Linda Bristow, who have held their opponents'to an average of 44 points per game. Past President Livermore School Board Dies Funeral services for John Wonderly, 70, a brick layer and mason and well-known Livermore resident, were held Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in Sacred Heart Catholic Wilj Laucks Of Whittemore To Observe 40th Mr and Mr$ Will Lauck of Whittemore will observe their 40th wedding anniversary Feb. 11, with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. in St. Paul's Lutheran church here. All relatives and friends are invited to attend the open house. There will be no Invitations sent. 20. Home Federal Savings and Loan Association, plaintiff, is asking foreclosure of a mortgage anc for appointment of a receiver to collect rents, profits and income from property involved from John C. and Elizabeth Olberding, defendants. The petition is a result of a promissory note dated Aug. 24, 1960 and there is $8,385.01 claimed due at the present time. Die; Suddenly Wesjey — Mrs. Matt Kellner, 63, Stewartville, Minn., former resident of Wesley, died Thursday, Jan. 25, of a heart attack. She is survived by her husband, 10 children and a brother, Ollie Foertsch Of Wesley. church at Livermore. The Rev. P. M. Sturm was celebrant of the requiem Mass, and burial was in Mount Calvary cemetery. Mr Wonderly died Sunday morning at the Houston nursing home n Humboldt where he had been the past 2'/2 weeks. He was born at LuVerne, and was reared and educated in the Livermore-LuVerne area. He mar- •ied Genevieve Noonan at Des Moines in 1913. Mr Wonderly was member of Sacred Heart parish n Livermore and was a past presi- lent of the Livermore school board. Surviving are his wife; one son, lobert Wonderly of Livermore; wo grandchildren; and four sis- ers, Caroline Wonderly, Mrs Ange line Knudslien and Mrs Josephine Fankhauser, all of Charles City, and Mrs Harold Oldroyd of Thorne, Wise. # Whiffemore Folks Are Now Hospitalized Whittcniore — Emma Roeber lad the misfortune to slip and fall Thursday evening while walking t£ the William Roeber home. Sh was taken to St. Ann hospita 'hursday morning where x-ray were taken and it was learned tha her arm was fractured at th< wrist. Reinhold Ostwald and Alfrec Carlisle entered St. Ann hospita in Algona as medical patients Monday. Robert Gengler of here and George Schuller, a former Whitte more resident living in Marshall Ex-Whittemore Man Passes At Des Moines Whittcinore — Funeral services for Casper Keene, 80, Des Moines, who lived at Whittemore until 1928, were held Monday, Jan. 22. He died at Broadlawns hospital at Des Moines Jan. 20, following a six week illness. He is survived by a brother, Theodore Keene, Whittemore, and many nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by nine brothers. Several relatives from Whittemore attended the funeral. town, are patients at Veterans hospital Jn Dos Moines. Jack Spur geon is a medical patient in Palo Alto Memorial hospital in Emmetsburg. Richard Elbert son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Elbert of here was released from the Palo Alto Memorial hospital last week. William Meyer Sr., Mr. and Mrs. George Meyer and Mrs. Arthur Heidenwith accompanied Ernest Meyer to Fort Dodge Saturday where they visited with Mrs. William Meyer, Sr. who is a patient in Lutheran hospital. Friday visitors with Mrs. Meyer were Mrs. Henry Lauck Sr. and son, Paul, Mrs. William Roeber and William Meyer Sr. $925 Damages In Two Crashes A total of $600 damage resulted when autos driven by Marilyn A. Flaig, 23, and Darrel D. Wubben, 21, both of Algona, collided at the intersection of Oak and Minnesota streets at 8:01 a.m. Tuesday (today). There were no personal injuries reported, according to local police who investigated the mishap. Thursday, Jan. 25, an auto driven by Richard C. Parsons, 34, Fenton, struck a small horse four miles west of Bancroft on a blacktop highway at 7:30 p.m. The Tifonka, St. Joe, Algona Thefts Are Solved A night-long series of break-ins in towns extending from Nevada to Titonka and back was solved following apprehension of three men at Nevada Saturday. The three, Roscoe Catlett, 26, and David Graham and Larry Fuller, both 19, are being held on breaking and entering charges at Nevada and were questioned there Monday afternoon by Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst of Kossuth county. Four break-ins, two at Titonka and one each at Algona and St. Joe, occurred Thursday night while the three men were on their escapade. At Titonka, the men, all residents of Nevada, entered the Cities Service gas station and Isebrand Produce next door. At the service station, the men shattered a window on the east side of the building, then reached through and unlocked a door. Once inside, the men took $30 from the. cash register, 14 ladles and men's Timex wrist watches, valued at $13.95 each, and a Kodak, complete with" flash attachment, bulbs, battery and film, valued at $12.95. The trio later reportedly threw some of the watches away. At the produce store, they broke a window on the east side of the structure and took an estimated $3 in change. Stopping at Algona, they went to the Western Buyers hog buying station near the Milwaukee depot where a door was forced open. There:they...took three 2-pound cans of coffee, a radio and a plastic waste basket, which was used to carry the other loot in. At St. Joe, the men took five 24- bottle cases of beer from the Reding store after gaining entrance by breaking a rear window. The break-in artists are a var- ety of sizes. Catlett is S'll" and weighs 350 pounds, Graham is '5" and weighs 170 pounds and Fuller is 5'8" and weighs 155 rounds. Nevada authorities questioned the men after their apprehensii and they admitted the jobs in area. They are being held* $5,000 bond at Nevada and it" .probable Sheriff Lindhorst will sue a hold order on all three f possible action here later. Mrs. Bottom, Former Wesley Lady, Passes tiorse owned by Nick Doocy, way» valued at $75 and damage to the auto was estimated at $250 by Patrolman Bill Tordoff who investigated. There were no charges filed. Wesley — Mrs. Edith May Bottom, 74, died Jan. 23 in Methodist lospital, Des Moines, of cerebral lemorrhage. Funeral services were held Friday at 1 p.m. at Dunn's Funeral Home there. Cremation followed. Mrs. Bottom went to Des Moines n 1954 from Estherville. She was he widow of Rev. Arthur Bottom, >astor of the Methodist church ia Vesley for several years during he 1930's. She was a graduate of State 'eachers College in Cedar Falls ncl was a Methodist deaconess lany years. She is survived by wo sons: John A. of Pensacola, la. and Arthur of Chicago; two aughters: Mrs. Leo Salt (Mary Ellen) of London, England, and Mrs. Robert Peterson of Des Moines; a step-daughter Theodora Bottom of Santa Ana, Cal.; and seven grandchildren. West Bend Man Succumbs Here Frank Te Bockhorst, 83, retired West Bend farmer, died early Monday at St. Ann hospital, Algona. He was admitted to the hospital Saturday afternoon after suffering a stroke. Funeral arrangements, incomplete at present, are in charge of the Schellhammer funeral home at West Bend. Mr. Te Bockhorst is survived by lis wife, two daughters and one son.

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