The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 27, 1962 · Page 3
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2 Cars Demolished Here Bflerr, n sttirfpnt at the towa State University, Ames, came h6me Friday , to spend Ms twd week quarter break with Mi\ and MfSi Frank Duett, ..Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Bishop went to West Union Thursday tb. attend funeral services for the former's grandmother, Mrs. Ethel Salts' giV6f, 74, who died of a heart attack. Mf. and Mrs. Jim Doocy are moving to Russell, Kan., this week. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Meyer art- moving into the house vacated by the Doocys at' 908 North Wooster street. Eugene Murtagh has been at were completely wrecked, but fortunately no one was •- v ~a*i C 5 S dr , iven bv Ch , arle s W.,Palmer, 26, Algona, and Luke . Erpelding, 19, LuVerne, collided at the entrance to the Weidenhoff Fridav ' hal£ " mil6 east on highway 18 at 2:45 p.m. The auto driven by Palmer is shown above as Patrolman Dick i Pedeifsen checked the damage. ; The Palmer vehicle was headed east and the Erpelding vehicle was turning west on to the highway at the time of the' crash; The Palmer car remained on the highway and the other a'uto wound up north of the road after the crash. (jjed- a charge of failing to yield against the LuVerne ^ i driver. (UDM Engraving) Linda Green of Bancroft spenl Jast Weekend visiting at the Oswald Thilges home.' Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Rlter have had as guests Mr. and Mrs. Merle Shawhan, Lake Mills. , ,Mr. and Mrs. Charles Beringer are being visited by the latter's father, E. C. Hullermah, Perry. Mr. and Mrs..Robert Schoby had Mr. and Mrs. George Jergens Jr., Des Moines, as weekend guests. Maureen Thilges spent the past weekend with Alice Cink, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Cink. 'I Mr. and Mrs. Max Bartholomew had Virginia W, hite and Marguerite Kahlar as dinner guests last-Sun^ day. .:.--,»••• •.-••,. , , .I•..-..': • •••; Mr. and Mrs. Max Best had as guests Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Burton Varcoe and family, Emmetsburg. ; ' . • Mr. and Mrs. Dick Beisell spent Sunday at Blairsburg with the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Sadler. Dr. and Mrs. Ted Van Bruggan, Thomas and Janet, Vermillion, S. D., were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Riter. Gary Peer, student at Luther college, Decorah, spent last weekend here-with'his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Corwin Peer. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Becker had as guests last Saturday and Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hinde and Clifford, Early. Dr. and Mrs. Daniel Bray have as guests Mr. and Mrs. Joe Marshall, Brainard, Minn. The women are former classmates. Harry Barton has been a patient at St. Ann since last Thursday. He is under treatment for stomach ulcer and is improving. Sandra Bay, a student at Augus- tana college, Sioux Falls, S. : D., ;pent the weekend here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mel Bay. Pat Noviochick and classmate of Trimont, Minn., who attend Luther college, Decorah, spent the weekend with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Noviochick. Mr. J. M. Carroll and his mother, Mrs. Mary Carroll attended funeral services last Saturday at Sioux Falls, S. D. for the latter's brother; William Burns, 66, who died of pneumonia. Mr. and Mrs. John Schimmel have received word from Mr. and Mrs. Daryl Jones, Laurens, that they were going to Centralla, Mo., for the weekend and on Sunday will attend funeral services for the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Jones. The child lived but a few hours and was a grandson of the Schlmmels. Ethel Putney, sister of Mrs. WH- J. Becker, is at St. Ann hospital for rest and medication. Mr. Becker is hospitalized at Iowa City. , Mrs. William Navoichick has returned from Kenosha, Wis., where she had been with her mother, Mrs. Valeria Jurvic, who had been sick. L. E. Hovey is convalescing at his home following a month v in Lutheran hospital, Fort Dodge. He was brought,.home Friday of last week. Phil Egel is spending his quarter break with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Egel. He is a student at the Iowa State University,,. Ames. Mr. and Mrs Frank Duerr had as dinner guests Sunday Mr. ,and Mrs. Damian Centgraf, Mr. and Mrs.'Bob,; Reding,.., $. rJoe, and Fred Duerr."' : Mrs. Henry Braun spent several weeks in Mason City caring for Jay De Jurn, grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Helmer Helmers, former residents here. Mr. and Mrs..James Potter and children, Nevada, spent the weekend with the parents, Dn and Mrs. A. J. Eason and Dr. and Mrs. Ray Potter. Grace McKim is spending her between quarters break with her parents, Mr. and Mrs, William McKim. She is a student at State University at Ames. Mrs. Gerald Holldorf is staying with her husband's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. Holldorf until a suitable dwelling can be found at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Be'ardsley spent the weekend at Vinton with relatives and attended funeral services for Mrs. Beardsley's aunt, Mrs. M. J. Collins, 87. Mr. and Mrs William Geering went to Spencer Sunday and took home their twin grandchildren, Jan and Jerry Black, who had been visiting with them the past week. Oswald Thilges returned home Fort Dodge to see his mother, Mrs. Marie . Murtagh, at Friendship Haven. She is now in the infirmary for several days of rest. Since she is not sick, she is allowed visitors. Mr. and Mrs. Marc Moore took Mrs. J. D. Burns to Des Moines Thursday to see Mr. Burns at Veterans hospital. It is expected he will be dismissed Tuesday (today) after having been there six weeks. ' Mr. and-Mrs. Myrwin Dimond ,were recently visited by Pfc. and Mrs. Duane Lawer, Fort Braggj N. C. Pfc. Lower .will be leaving soon for overseas and his wife will locate in Des Moines where she Will be employed. Mrs. Earl Bowman, Mrs. Eliz Angle, Mrs. Sarah Lallier and Mr: Roger Radig, Lone Rock, went t Clear Lake last Tuesday and vis ited with Mr. and Mrs. Leo La Her. Mrs. Angle visited with he sister, Mrs. Alice Mayfield. Wesley Co-Op Annual Meeting Held Feb. 19 Wesley — A crowd of about 200 persons made it through snow- paoked roads to attend the Farmers Cooperative Society's 55th annual meeting here Monday night, Feb. 19. Combined sales of the elevator and lumber departments of the co-op amounted to $1,146,645, according to the annual report. Of that amount, $24,029 was paid in taxes and net earnings,amountec to $66,344y with $50,797 of the total allocated back to members., At the present time,. earnings amounted to $33,000 on 1957 business are being distributed to members of th< organization. ; , . -' Three'•.•.directors/- Herman Bode George Seaberg arid Victcjr 'Loebig were 'fe-el&te'd' to"" "tmee year terms. Officers are Edmund Otis Storm Followed president, Victor Loebig, vice pres ident, Herman Bode, secretary- treasurer, ana other directors are Lester Larson, Joseph Skow, Harold Weber, Mark Studer and Lester Eden. Employees are Frank Bleich, general manager, Arthur Beenken, assistant manager, Dean Ricke, lumber -yard manager, Myrtle Lease, Donald Hanig, Franklin Bode, Donald Dornbier, James Reising and Robert Hudspeth. Band Mothers of the Corwith- Wesley school served lunch following the meeting, the band played several numbers, Chris Nygaard and Suzanne Studer, who attended Youth Summer Camp at Madrid in August, told of their experiences there, Virgil Giddings, representing Felco, gave a talk and 25 persons received prizes during the evening. after being a surgical patient at the Mercy hospital, Fort Dodge for five days. Mrs. Oswald Thilges remained overnight with the Vincent Seller famliy at Ft. Dodge during the time of Mr. Thilges' surgery. Mr. and Mrs, R. A. Behnke have received word from their daughter, Ruth, Chicago, that she has been in Switzerland on a mission in connection with her employment as food editor. She left Feb. 17 and is due back in Chicago in a short time. SETTING UP AN OFFICE at HOME? See Us For RIGHT PRICES on DESKS, CHAIRS, FILES, SAFES BUSINESS MACHINES UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. ALGONA Miss Geilenfeld And Larry Olson Are Wed Here Nancy Ann Geilenfeld, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ken Geilenfeld, became the bride of Larry Lynn Olson,'son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Olson of Blue Earth, Minn., in a ceremony Saturday evening in Trinity Lutheran church here. Rev. G. J. C. Gerike officiated. Jane Geilenfeld served her sister as maid of honor and Ladell Olson, brother of the bridegroom, was best man. The bride wore 'a taupe brown suit with brown accessories and her flowers were chrysanthemums. Following the ceremony, a wedding dinner was served at Van's Cafe. The bride is a graduate of Algona high school and has been employed for the past two years at Good Samaritan Home here. The bridegroom is a graduate of Burt high school and Is employed by Mensing Construction Co. at Blue Earth where the couple will make their home. Mishaps, Area The snow storm that swept through Kossuth county late Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 20-21, resulted in a trio of auto accidents, two in Algona and another ,hear Bancroft. Extensive damage resulted when autos driven by Huxley Heitland, 35, Swea City, and George A. Lappe, 59, Elmore, collided a mile south of Bancroft on highway 169 at 3 p.m. Wednesday. And the accident might have been mtich Wore serious if the unidentified driver of a semi-truck hadn't been able to steer his > big rig around the wreckage of the other vehicles. . Heitland, who was later charged with failing to yield one-half the traveled right-ofrway by Patrolman Bill Tordoff, started to pass a state highway department rotary snow plow when his auto collided with the Lappe machine. Both drivers reported they could not see each other due to blowing snow. The semi-truck then came on'the scene and the driver, unable to stop, swerved the vehicle to the shoulder of the highway and passed the wreckage without incident. Damage was estimated at $500 to the Heitland machine, while* extensive damage to the grill and two fenders resulted to the Lappe Six At LuVerne In Speech Event Saturday, Feb. 24, six students from the LuVerne Community Schools participated in the District Speech Contest held at Clarion. Students presenting speeches were Lynda Northrop, Micky Baker, LeOtn Ann Voss, Cheryl Dimler, Tim Blumer and George Han- sclman. Miss Voss presented two readings and received a Division I rating, the highest obtainable. Other Division I ratings were received by Cheryl Dimler and Tim Blumer. Division II ratings were won by the other members of the squad. The state contest will be held in Fort Dodge this next month, with the Division I winners eligible to compete. Mrs. Anita Walters, English teacher, coached the group. Over 300 ' students from twelve schools were in the competition. auto. At 12:32 p.m. the same day, atitos driven by James Pickett, 18, and John Strayer, 18, both of Algona, collided at the intersection of Jones and Nebraska streets. Damage to the vehicles was estimated at $225. Thursday, at 10:25 a.m., autos driven by Corwin Peer, 39, and L. R. Potter, 69, both of Algona, col- "ided at the intersection of Mc- 3regor and Moore streets, resulting in an estimated $250 damage. Police Chief Al Boekelman, who 'nvestigated both mishaps ' and Dlamed snow-packed streets to some extent, filed a charge of fail- ng to enter a highway safely against Potter. There were no personal injuries reported. , . •• • i 21 New Cars, Trucks Sold In he A total of 21 new cars and trucks were registered at the count; measurer's office here during the jast week. Here are the owners and make of vehicle registered: Chevrolet — Freddie Eden, Wes- ey, truck; M. D. Logemann, Elmore; V. C. Erdman, Wesley; Iwen Larson, Buffalo Center; I. L. 'annkuk, Titonka; R. K. Johnson, Ledyard; and C. A. Engelby, -Ledard. CMC — Mor-Gro, Inc., Algona. Ford — Wilfred Radig, Lone ,ock, pickup; C. Mary Sullivan, edyard; C. M. or Charlene Hertze, Lakota; W. A. Brones, Swea ity; and H. C. or Ruth Guderian, Igona. Olds — R. W. or Lavon Lind- orst, Algona; D. J. Bollig, Fenon; Rambler — H. S. Montgomery, Igona. Pontiac — K. P. Wehrspann, Alona; and F. J. Laing, Algona. Mercury — A. P. or Anne Peerson, Swea City; and G. W. or Edythe Wolf, Algona. Studebaker — James or Kathyn Vipond, Algona. Minor Crash Here Sunday Autos driven by Henry C. Engstrom, 71, and Vincent F. Esser, 41, both of Algona, collided at the intersection of Jones and North streets here at 8:35 a.m. Sunday. A large pile of snow was blamed for the wreck. The Esser auto had stopped for a stop sign, then pulled out when Mr. Esser could not see the other vehicle headed north on Jones. Total damage to the autos was estimated at $95 by investigating police officers. Winter Concert Slated Here Tomorrow Night The Algona high school concert band, under the direction of Russell Guster, will present its annual Winter Concert tomorrow night (Wednesday),, Feb. 28, at 8 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The program will include March Forth, Finale from "Death and Transfiguration", Bogar, Serenata, The Bells of San Miguel, The Captain's Log, Constellation, Camelot, Finale, Symphony No. 5 "From the New World", Voodoo Interlude, exerpts from Lohengrin and Bobby Sox Suite. The 118-member band presents the free concert each year. Swirling Snow Is Blamed For Ledyard Wreck A car driven by Aloysius Dudding, Buffalo Center, and a truck driven by Daniel L. Jorgenson, Ledyard, collided and slammed into a ditch a mile and a half northwest of Ledyard. According to Dick Pedersen, highway patrolman who investigated the mishap, the car was demolished and the truck, owned by the Farmers Co-operative Elevator, Ledyard, suffered an estimated $300 damage. The mishap, w,hich occurred Wednesday, was blamed on swirling snow and no charges were filed. To Mail Easter Seals, March 1 Mailing of Easter Seals will begin March 1 in Kossuth county. Mrs. Victor Dau is county chairman of the seal drive. The committee prepared a summary of how funds for 1960 and 1961 seals were spent. Seven handicapped children were sent to summer camp, 15 children received eye glasses and treatment when needed, and help was given in hearing aids, dental care, speech, and Mafvjfi, Jtfester, Minn.{. in grandchildren. His wife died in 1949. , ,:.';. : tu«doy, February 2?, 1964 ' Atgona (10.) Upper (Mi Former LuVerne Lady Passes jit Illinois Home LuVerne *- Mrs. Kathryn Wittenburg, 61, widow of a longtime pastor of the Zion Evangelical Lutheran church here, died Saturday at her home at Springfield, 111. Funeral services were pending at press time. The Wittenburgs left here a few years ago. Rev. Wittenburg, who became pastor here in 1931, died Feb. 7, 1960. Survivors include a son, Rev. Kenneth Wlttenburg, chaplain at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo.; a daugh' ter, Mrs. Ted Mouras (Nadine), Detroit, Mich.; eight grandchildren; her mother and several brothers and sisters. Whittemore 4-H Thirty members were present at the Whittemore 4-H club meeting, with Webers and Loebachs as host Feb. 13. Jerry Haag gave a talk and work sheets were discussed. A committee for 4-H day was chosen for a booth. The committee includes Mike Duffy, Dave Loebach, Jerry Haag, Clete Mosbach, Raymond Elbert and Dennis Elbert. Next meeting is March 13 at the Detricks. OFFICE SUPPLIES—Business forms, office furniture, filing equipment and supplies, at the Upper Des Moines Pub. Co., Algona. across from new Municipal parking lot. YOU SAW IT ADVERTISED IN THE UPPER DES MOINES etc. In addition an oxygen tank and mask was purchased for emergency use. Wesley Man's Father Passes Wesley — Bielto Penning, 74, died Sunday, Feb. 18, at the home of his son, Clarendl Penning, following a'lingering illness. Funeral services for Mr. Penning were held Thursday, Feb. 22 in the Ramsey Reformed church near Titonka at 1 p.m. Mr. Penning, a resident of Buffalo Center, had been cared for in the Clarence Penning home since Nov. 18,, 1961. He is survived by a daughter Thelma (Mrs. Richard Beenken) Titonka; four sons, Robert, Wes ley, John and Clarence of Brilt TO THE BAD WEATHER AND CONDITIONS ) EXTEND DECIDED THROUGH SATURDAY! THIS IS NOT A CLEARANCE, BUT A STOREWIDE SALE ON OUR CURRENT ITEMS! 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