The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 18, 1957 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 18, 1957
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6*-A?0Sfttt (la.) Upper DM Metnfts Thursday, Apr!! 18, 1957 W. J. Sigsbee, 66, Services On Wednesday Last rites for W. J. Sigshrr. lifelong resident of Knssuth county, \vrre held Wcdnosdny nflornoon at 2 p.m. at the A1- gona Methodist church. Rex- Harry Wliyto officiated. and burial was in Easthnvn Memorial Garden. Pallbearers were Llovd Muckcy. Walter Klamp. .Tohn Larson. J. P. Smith. Henry Becker and Charles Soren.«on. McCulloughs were in charge of arrangements. Mr Sigshco died Monday flftrrnoon at the Antone Elsbecker farm near Bancroft, where he had gone to complete some work for the Cowan Roto Rooter service. While he had retired some 18 months ago in the plumbing and heating business, with which he had been associated most of his adult life, he had been taking care of service calls for the local firm. Mr Sigsbee .who was 66, had enjoyed good health all his life, but a medical check*up several Weeks ago revealed high blood pressure. On a later visit the blood pressure was again near normal, but he evidently suffered a heart attack while at the Elsbecker place. He was found in the company truck. Surviving are his widow, Rose, two sons and one daughter, Harlan and Robert of Algona, and Mrs W. E. Beardsley (Ruth Ann) of Lincoln, Neb. and nine grandchildren. W. J. Sigsbee was born June 22, 1890, at Burt, a son of Mr and Mrs Alexander Sigsbee. -lie attended school at Burl? and Algona, and as a young man started his own plumbing business here. He later operated a hardware store at Woodward for a time, and was connected with defense plant work during World War II in Utah, returning to Algona in 1944. A year and a half ago the plumbing business here was taken over by his son, Harlan. • ; » Mr Sigsbee and Rose Wrgonc: of Algona were married Jan. 1 1916. and the widow and her family have the condolanees oi the community in Ilirir sudden brre.ivenient. LuVerne Man's Services Held On Tuesday LuVerne — Funeral services for Chester Stoddnrd, 71. were held 2 p.m. Tuesday. April Ifi, in the LuVerne Methodist church With the Rev. Wort hie K. Usher officiating. Burial took place in the LuVerne Cemetery with the Blake Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Attendnnts were Albert Schneider. George Stucler, Dean Bowman, Earl Johns. Harold Zentner and Dr. Norman Hesse. Mr Stoddard passed away about 7 p.m. Saturday, April 13, in his home from a heart attack. He suffered a heart condition for some time. Surviving are his wife Mathilda, three daughters. Gertrude. Mrs Albert Hefti, Delia, Mrs Lawrence Miller and Alice, Mrs John Stampka and one son Howard Stoddard, all of Lu- Verne, also twelve grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and two brothers. One brother, William Stoddard, LuVerne, survives. Fire Threat At Welps Bancroft — The Fire Dept. was called out Saturday when a grass fire threatened the large hen houses in the Welp poultry farm on the north edge of town..The fire was started along the road side. Put Out Grass Fire Algona firemen extinguished a grass fire east of the Milwaukee depot Friday afternoon. The call was turned in about 3:15 p.m. Several large fuel storage tanks were nearby but not threatened by the blaze. r 16 North Dodge n Phone CY 4-3538 16 Tons Potatoes Pile Up In Crash Lakoia had an oversupply of potatoes Sunday due to a pair of trucking incidents. Both involved huge semi-trucks. First truck on the scene was the one shown upside down in the photo above. It was driven by Kirk Depew of Springdale, Ark. and rolled into a ditch at the junction of highways 169 and 9 north- cast of Lakota at 1:30 a.m. Sunday. Patrolman Dale McBride, who with Patrolman Darrcl Drake investigated the mishap, is shown at the left, talking with Depew. The truck was loaded with 16 tons of potatoes at Grand Forks, No. Dak., and had no trouble on its intended journey to Florida until brakes on the big' rig reportedly failed. Depew attempted to make the turn, but couldn't. The truck rolled over and stopped two feet short of a utility pole which carries high voltage lines. The fifth wheel, which connects the trailer to the tractor remained attached and the tractor hung upside down from the trailer. Tops of both halves of the machine were damaged extensively. The load of potatoes was transferred to a warehouse in Lakota until another truck could arrive and take them on their way. Neither Depew nor Orval Allen, relief driver, was injured. A second semi arrived later in the day loaded with 15 tons of potatoes from Northwestern Minnesota. It also made the first leg of its journey without trouble, but the Lakota jinx held and the clutch went out, according to driver Maurice Irwin. Repairs Were reportedly made later. According to reports, many persons on the scene got a chance to sample the potatoes and were seen eating them raw. (Upper Des Moines. Newsfoto-Engraving) M* and M« John Romet w*f« visited over the weekend by the latter's father, William Beck, of Dickens. Ed Stoll who makes his home with Mr and Mrs John Briggs is hospitalized at St. Ann following a heart attack. Nancy Hulchison came Saturday from Tucson, Ariz., and Will remain till after Easter with her parents, Mr and Mrs Don Hutchison. Mr and Mrs Enrl Millet plan to spend Easter Sunday at Lake City, Minn., with their son and daughter-in-law, Mr and Mrs Paul Miller. Mr and Mrs L. E. Linnan and children, Brian and Bernadine, spent the w'eekend in Des Moines and attended the Jackson day dinner. Mrs Nellie Van Allen went 10 Fort Dodge Sunday, April 7, to attend a state meeting of Stata officers and State Deputies of the C. D. of A. organization. Mr and Mrs Andrew Hansen were visited Saturday by the latter's sister, Mrs Alvin S. Karr, of Ireton. Sunday they had Cathy Oxenford of Gowrie as dinner guest. Mr and Mrs Milion Dahl have pone to Brownsville, Tex., for a few weeks vacation. Mrs Esther Helbert is taking care of the Kossuth radio business during their absence. Mr and Mrs Clifford Maase were dinner guests Sunday of MB and Mrs Fred Mortenson at Fenton. The Mortensons' son Brian was confirmed that day in the Lutheran church. Dan and Steve, sons of Mr and Mrs James Merryman spent from Friday ,till Sunday at Fostoria with their grandparents, Mr and Mrs W. W. Terry. The lads made the trip via bus. James Merryman and Floyd Holt were in Des Moines at a Consistory meeting taking instructions. Mr and Mrs Clark Miller of Titonka were also there, the former at the meeting. Dr. and Mrs F. C. Scanlan are* going to Muscatine to spend the Easter weekend with their son- in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs Richard G. Halpin. Mrs Halpln is the former Betty Scanlan. Ben Harlzell, forme* Crtseft farmer now living at Dows, is in a hospital at Hampton following a heart attack suffered Monday, Apr. 8. He is a little improved' according to latest reports. He is brother-in-law of Mrs George Johnson and Mrs Ben Potter. His wife is the former Hattie Clark. Word has been received by relatives here that Mrs Charles Raney of Livermore, former resident of the Hobarton vicinity has suffered a broken hip in a fall. Added to this she has had a lung congestion which has made it impossible to set the break. Mrs Raney is hospitalized in Lutheran hospital, Fort Dodge. Latest reports are that she is improved somewhat. Word has been received of the death at Eldora of Mrs Lou Richardson Bootee whose husband was a doctor. Service* were held Friday. Older Algonans will remember her family, Mr and Mrs Matt Richardson, whose home was on the site of the high school annex. A sister Vallie lives in Texas and another sister Beth is Mrs Joe Anderson. Mrs Bootee was in the eighties. Trudy Bess Is Titonka Queen Titonka — Trudy Bess, daughter of Mr and Mrs Daryl Bess of Wesley, was named by members of the Titonka high school band as band queen for the band festival at Mason City June 11. Miss Bess is a junior and has been a faithful participant in the following activities: Concert band, twirler in marching band, clarinet trio, mixed chorus, girls' glee club, Junior class sextette, and girls' basketball student council, participated in the Declamatory contest and received a 1 rating in local con- test and a no. 2 at the district. She won 3rd place in the district free throw contest and Is a forward on the team. She is a membar of the Titonka Methodist church, member of the church choir, vice president of the church league and also played a part in the Junior class play. She is 5 ft. 4 inches tall, has light brown hair and blue eyes. St. Ann Auxiliary To Have Display At least four delegates from St. Ann Hospital Auxiliary will attend the Iowa Hospital Ass'n convention in Des Moines, April 25. They are Mrs Wm. Hamstreet of Burt, Mrs Al Agena, Mrs Don Hemmingsen, and Mrs James Milder. The local auxiliary has been asked to provide u consultant and an exhibit table to give information on .scholarships to other auxiliaries and Mrs Hamstreet will be in charge of the exhibit. Swea City Bldg. Fund Goal Met Swea City — Swea City's drive to underwrite a fund of $20,000 with which to furnish capital for construction of a clinic building for a physician and dentist reached its goal last week. Shares were sold at $25 each, and a total of $15,225 had been subscribed which i^ mdre than enough for the amount necessary in' order that articles of Incorporation may be filed. Special promotional plans arc- being worked up to raise the few thousand needed for the complete quota. A white elephant sale has been set for April 27 at the city park, with Harold Fischer as auctioneer. The committee in charge includes T. A. Gabby, Morris Johnson and Harvey Hubbard. free! WARDS 1957 CAMERA BOOK Get your copy NOW Don't|ivotch tfie birdie '\ 11 wotqh Wards, for the finest In photo equipment at lower-than-ever prices, In our new Camera Book! Write or stop In for your free copy* • 104 page* of camera*, meters, projector*, film, darkroom equipment, like having a complete camera store right in your home. • Hundred* of new items, including complete phonography sets selected to aid beginners. • New, lower prices—lowest in five years, Special prices on many famous brand item* I 01 IXPOSURI METER f * 79 $26,50 VALUE, JUST W" Three light range* cover all Indoor and Outdoor scenes, Run by a pMc-elactri« cell, Standard American ASA film speed* fiwy on f vsy Tvms! Everything Ovaronteecfl MAUL TO MONTGOMERY WARP, CHICAGO 7, ILL DEPARTMENT R-PP 4 D Plooje stnd me Wards Fret 1957 Camera 13 I •ncloj* $1479 pluj 8e postage. Send me 61 Exposure Meter and Ward* Fr«e Camera (ftam WHNTJ NAMfc_ ADDtt&S, onr. ^^ •5TAT6, Amand Dangelser and Sarah Clark spent Sunday evening at the home of Nick and Sybil Dangelser. Mr and Mrs J. P. Smilh were at Paullina Sunday to attend the confirmation of their granddau- ;hter Judy. Mr and Mrs Earl Shepphard spent Sunday at Garner with Mrs Shepphard's brother-in-law and. sister, Dr. and Mrs R. J. Ryan. Mrs Lenore Hillz was visited last week several days by her sister, Mrs Rudloph Rahe of Ban- croit. Mr and Mrs Claude White have received word of the death of the former's brother-in-law Karl Wild of Saco, Mont. Mr White will attend the funeral services at Linden, the former home. Mrs Edna Harr and Mr and Mrs J. P. Smith will have as Easter guests Mr and Mrs Raymond Harr and family of Madrid. Raymond is a son of Mrs Harr and his wife is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Smith. Mr and Mrs Walter Lickter have received .word of the birth of a son April 15 to their son and daughter-in-law, Mr and Mrs Jack Lichter in El Paso, Texas. This is the first grandchild for the Walter Lickters. Mrs W. C. McDougall look her sister, Mrs Jay Kent to Mason City Tuesday where she will visit her brother and sister-in- law, Mr and Mrs Jay Tubbesing and will leave from Mason City for her home at Columbus, Miss. Mr and Mrs Earl Miller spent Saturday and Sunday at Boone with Mr Miller's brother and sister-in-law, Mr and Mrs W. A. Miller, and his brothers-in-law and sisters, Mr and Mrs John McCambridge and Mr and Mrs W. A. Curll. Mr and Mrs Clarence Melzger recently received word from their two sons in the Navy and stationed at Moffett Field, Calif, Robert flew to Alaska several weeks ago and Clarence Jr. flew to Hawaii last week. Both have seen many interesting sights and enjoy flying, Supi. and Mrs O. B. Laing and Mrs M. L. Bruch will be visited by Mrs Ed Laing and little daughter Karen of San Diego, Calif. They will be here for Easter and will make the trip via plane, Lt. Laing was unable to get a leave at this time. Mrs Bruch is mother of Mrs Laing. Mr and Mrs Orval Joseph and family are going to Fort Dodge to visit Mrs Joseph's brother-in- law and sister, Mr and Mrs Bert Smith, Other guests will be Mra Jeanette Cox and children of Des Moines. Mrs Cox and Mrs Joseph were former classmates when attending high school at Eagle Grove. Mr and Mrs Melvin Bay had as weekend guests, Mr and Mrs C. F. Kuehl,' Mr and Mrs Herman Karloff and Mrs Don Fulton and Nancy of Mallard, and Sunday they were joined by Mr and Mrs Fred Bitt of Boone, The dinner Sunday was in honor of the daughter Kathy who was confirmed that morning in the First Lutheran church, Dr. and Mrs Joseph Rooney are parents of a son born last week Thursday at Omaha, Neb. He weighed five pounds and has been named Patrick Dennis. 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