The Austin Daily Herald from Austin, Minnesota on December 15, 1958 · Page 8
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Austin, Minnesota
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Monday, December 15, 1958
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Tree, Poles and Garage Damaged Along With Cars In City Traffic A tree, two power poles, R gar;i$re and • score of csrs were damaged on slick Austin streets over the weekend. Damage of $100 was done to the rnr of Helen C. Majerus. 501 S. River, »t 9 a.m. today when her car skidded, hitting s pole nt Riv- rr and Winona. Four persons suffered minor injuries in a three-car crash at 1:06 fl.m. Sunday with close to $,ViO damage and one driver tag- Damage of $50 was done to the car of James G. Hnrlicher. Owa- lonna; $250 to the car of Gerald M. Seavey, Austin Rh l. and $40 damage to the car of Norman R. Gnmske, Albert Lea. Four of the Seavey passengers injured slightly are Mrs. Seavey. Mrs, James Crowley, Lansing, and Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Jacob, Sunset Motel. Hnrlicher was tagged for driving too fast for conditions. A collision at 12:30 a.m. Saturday in the alley between Alleghe- ney and Park caused $15 damage to the car of Chester P. Halverson, Silver Bay. Wis. He drove into the garage at 1203 W. Allegheney, causing $25 damage. Gerald T. Peterson. 1604 Lyndale, hit a light standard about 9:55 p.m. Saturday in front of 1800 Bel Air Drive. Damage of $123 was done to his car and no damage to the standard. John Lee Nelson, 608 E. Al- legheney. did $150 damage to his iear when he hit a tree about i3:13 p.m. Sunday in Lafayette j Park. David G. Hanson. 407 W. Maple, I was tagged for driving too fast for ; conditions After his car hit a pole ; at Baldwin and First about 3:20 | p.m. Sunday, Damage of $225 was 'done to his car. Other collisions: 11:20 a.m. Saturday, Water and | Main. Albert A. Bauer, 1306 Bald- j win, $10; Murial G. Thomson, Ramsey Park, $10. 12:17 p.m. Saturday, 100 block on 30 Appeals on Pronerty for Belt Line Filed Thirty appeals on appraisals of property condemned for the Belt Line were filed with Clerk of Court William Plzak Saturday by the attorney general's office. The appeals were on the findings of appraisal commissioners H. F. Ohde, Gene McLaughlln and M. J. Schieuder filed Nov. 17. Both state and property owners have a chance to appeal with- of the filing of t M ° N . DE C. '5. 1958' PAGE 8 Historical Showcase Will Be Dedicated This means all appeals must be filed with the clerk of court by 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Ten of the prpoerty owners of A showcase, especially designed to hold the treasures of Mower County pioneer families will be dedicated Thursday morning by Farm Economy Will Be Topic A University of Minnesota farm economist will take a look at agriculture's current situation when he speaks to the Austin Area Vocational School adult farmer meeting Wednesday. Dr. Luther Pickrel, extension economist, will talk on the tried, and the proposed methods. Thi meeting, at 8 p.m. in Room 124 of the Vocational School, is for all persons interested in farming. Dr. Pickrel will stress development of foreign trade as one of the solutions to the current problems, Charles Painter, class instructor, said. Other measures under discussion will be production regulation and retirement of land from production. .Over production is the major problem facing agriculture, Painter said. An adequate diet for all Americans would increase consumption by two per cent while the farms of America are capable, of doubling their annual production. "Thi^.Ja one of the^major concerns today and one which "Dr. the county women's division of chlager, Lansing, $10. 5:45 p.m. Saturday. St. Paul and Maple, Harold Zender, BOG Prospect, $100; Chester Tiedeman, 508 Park, $150. ; 4 p.m. Saturday. Lansing and 'Mankato, Kenneth Tuttle, 1201 , Elmhurst, $35; Robert K. Lilli quist, Austin Rt. 3, none. | 7:33 p.m. Saturday, Decker and Collins, Elmer Loewen, 605 Airport Drive, $75; Jerome A. Scham- the Minnesota Statehood Centen-i m ^ 704 Mill « eld . * 200 - nla j i 12 p.m. Sunday, Button and Oak- The ceremony is scheduled jtorical Building, with Mrs. Geral-, 2 . 43 Sundav A)1 h dine Rasmussen reading the dedica-1 and Kenwood> Ken ' n ' eth p Guc . tory address for Mrs. J. H. Skinner, who will be unable' to attend. The "treasure hunt" Pickrel will discuss," Painter said. Because of the holidays falling on Thursdays, the next meeting will be Jan. 8. Emmerich Colled to Industrial Meet The industrial problem on the state level will be discussed at a meeting of civic and industrial leaders in Minneapolis Wednesday. Ray J. Emmerich, Chamber of Commerce manager and president of the Minnesota Commercial Secretaries will attend the sessions in the Dykman Hotel, along with Richard L. Bishop, Alexandria chamber manager; Russell Rati gan, executive vice president of the St. Paul chamber; Harry R. Hall, executive vice president of the Minneapolis chamber; Ernie G. Booth, regional manager, Department of Commerce, and Robert Aim, regional director, Small Businessmen's Assn. The meeting was called by James Clark, state commissioner of business. a statewide project for the women's division, Mrs. Donald H. Weseman, county chairwoman, pointed out. She will still receive contributions to the showcase, she said. The hunt was organized last January with a chairwoman in each area of the county. Hormel Stockholders Will Meet Tuesday Stockholders of Geo. A. Hormel & Co., will attend their annual meeting at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the offices of the company. They will act upon the reports of company officers, consider ratification of the acts of the board of directors since their last meeting, elect a board of 12 directors and transact other business as may come before the meeting. The board has fixed the close of business Nov. 29, 1958, as the date for determination of stockholders to vote at the meeting. •-•.*•• s : Lincoln Stamp'to Be Sold Here Feb. 13 A one r cent stamp commemorating Abraham Lincoln's Sesquicentennial will be issued through the Hodgenville, Ky. Post Office on Lincoln's Birthday, Feb. 12, and at the Austin Post Office, Feb. 13, Postmaster Elmer Requa said today. The green stamp depicts a reproduction of the famous beardless Lincoln portrait painted by George Peter Alexander Healy in 1860 at Springfield, 111. The stamp also depicts a fasci- keen, 708 Oak, none; hit parked car of Wesley Papanfus, 106 S. Greenwich, $45. has been) 8:15 p.m. Sunday, Water and Chatham, Robert C. Ashton, Austin Rt. 1, $125; Delphin J. Theobald, St. Ansgar, $20. 3 Committees Are Assigned by C. of C. Assignments to three Chamber of Commerce committees was announced.- today by Jack McGrew, president. They are as follows: Membership — Al Haakenson, chairman; Robert Hardwick, director - adviser; M. F. Justad, Jack Bell, Dr. Paul C. Leek, Dr. George Biedermann, Philip Richardson, Harlan Sorenson, Dr. C. L. Sheedy, John Loring/E m i 1 Scheid, Charles Hall, Maurice Konz, William Buechner Earl Garis, Bliss Cleveland Sr., Ernest Larson. Civic affairs — Mrs. Geraldine Rasmussen, .director • adviser; Donald Grangaard, chairman; E. J. Full, Robert Naslund, George A, Hormel n,> Jay.- Daane r , Otto Wenzel, Dr. C. E. Stoike, Harry Smith, Dr. Chester D. Sitz, William Baudler, Clayton Meyer, Gerald Broman, William Dunlap. Aviation — Robert A. Propf, director - adviser; Roger Svejkovsky, chairman; George Klein, Robert Leighton, Dr. A. J. S c h a u b, George Dugan, Robert Wolf, Orrin D. Bowlby. 4 Dogs, 3 Cats Held at Shelter The animal shelter today had mile of Lincoln's signature. Oak Dale 4-H Club Has Christmas Party LE ROY, Minn. Get-To-Gether 4-H Club members a Beagle, male, one year. a brown Terrier, female, three months, an English Shepherd, male, six months, and three cats, available for adoption. Held for! identification are a black Labra| dor, female, six months, a brown Oak Dale | Terrier, male, six months and held a Christmas party at the home of Ruth Ann Dohlman home i Friday. . Mrs. Norman Smith spoke on : picture study and Lois Greenleaf Kaufert to Remain Keep Green Leader ST. PAUL <AP>— The director ed suits against the appraisal commission's figures. Appraisal, state figures and owner appeal figures (where an owner appeal has been taken) fol low: Hormel Foundation et al, $3,530, $1,200. City of Austin, et al, $49.367, $37,000. Raymond and Gladys Hollesch au. $29,504, $21,000. Donald L. Speck, $8,163, $5,000. Harold C. and Ida E. Landgraf, $4,028, $1,900. Roy W. and Geraldine M. Tap- ager, $953, $200. Adah Jenks, et al, $475, $100. Paul Cummings, et al, $4,565, $1,000. Carl Kumlin, et al, $14,113, $6,000. Richard W. Rush, et al, $2,607 $1,600, $6,500. Harry A. Mentel, et al, $9,015, $3,800. Fred E. Mentel, et al, $4,964, $3,200, $15,000. William and Emma Hertel, 8,040, $3,300, $19,216. Ray J. Locher, et al, $7,861, $5,600, $35,000. William B. Malone, et al, $8,376, $2,500, $30,000. George D. and Mabel Kenevan, $13,996, $8,500. E. M. Rugg, et al, $34,973, $19,500, $65,000. Floyd Orth, et al, $24,044, $10,500. Ben Ryks, et al, $9,198, $6,000. Robert F. Gray, et al, $5,638, $4,000. John E. Pfister, et al, $9,750, $7,500. Fay L. Leeper, et al, $7,275, $5,300. Kenneth Finley, et al, $10,128, $6,400. Martin Bust ad, et al, $7,532. $5,000. Agar and Margaret Olson, $18,278, $8,000. Luther and.Lorraine Bang, $3, 282, $200. Walter F. and Elizabeth Schwartz, $7,840, $4,300. Oscar W. Proeschel, et al, $9,572, $4,800. Gustav Hammermeister, et al, $6,654, $4,200. Hormel Employes Credit Union, et al, $988, $600. Erma and Raymond Scott, none, $4,456, $9,500. Elmer Rathje, et al, none, $12,687, $28,000. Elmer and Pearl Hertle, none, $1,279, $7,000. Richard W. Rush, et al, none, $1,242, $4,000. Blaze Rages 8 Miles North of San Juan Sanfa Makes Friends - Sa nta ci aus is . b usy person these days making friends with lots of small fry in the Austin area. And his red-nosed reindeer is a big attraction at headquarters in the former Red Owl Store. In the picture at the left, Con- nft Kreosbach ,2, gives Santa's whiskers a playful tug and her sister Marlene, 4, looks on. They are the children of Mr. and Mrs. Don Krebsbach, 1707 Fox Drive. Robin Wendorf, 5, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wendorf, 900 Grove, and Mark Messier, 5, * visitor from Minneapolis, are in the picture at the right. Shaw Director of State Group Chairman of the Mower County Board Robert Shaw Friday was named First Congressional District representative on the board of directors of the State Association of County Commissioners at the group's convention in Minnea ' lor Credit Courses for Teachers Are Offered polls. The nine-member governing body of the association is made up of one member from each congressional d i strict. Elected were, Roger J. Wolf, Le Sueur County, president; Al Hanson, Polk County, first vice president, and George Matthews, Henne- Shaw pin County, second vice president. Lively debate developed over Credit courses for teachers offered jointly by the Austin Junior College and Mankato State College, were announced today by Dean R. I. Meland of Austin Jun- College. These courses are available to earn additional credits toward bachelor degrees or for. renewal of teaching certificates. Education 501, current issues in public education, is a graduate course being taught by Dr. Milton J. Hassel, Mankato State. The second session of this class will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Room 312, Junior College. Registration is still open and new students may report and register at the time of the class meeting or Tuesday afternoon. Two other courses are scheduled to begin the middle of January, adoption of resolutions recommend- subject to minimum enrollment of ing action by the State Legislature 20 students each. An organization- with several significant resolutions ] al and registration meeting for going down to defeat and several i these courses will be held at 7:30 being adopted. i Heads proper replacement was defeated, Ministerial GfOUD as was a resolution to change thej state property assessment date The Rev. M. E. Hauge was el from May 1 to Jan. l ected president of the Austin Min- Also defeated was a resolution | "sterial Assn. The Rev. H. H. recommending legislative action on '• Ko °y was named vice • president the Saturday .closings of courthouses. and the Rev. Clare Karsten, secretary • treasurer. Eighteen at- Adopted was a resolution oppos-i tended a Christmas party at Nel- ing mandatory features of the son ' s Hospitality Room following Governor's Interim Commission the election, recommendation to put county probation officers under YCC control. The same resolution also firmly recommended a probation officer be hired by each county and that the YCC make available service to counties on contract basis upon request. p.m. Jan. 15 at Room 308, Junior College. The courses are Education 200, Child Growth and Development, to be taught by Dr. Don Driggs, coordinator of psychological services Austin Public Schools, and Political Science 320, State and Local Government, to be taught by William G. Ruppert, Junior College instructor. Consideration is also being given to offering courses in elementary school art and introduction to physical education for the elementary school teacher. Persons interested in any of these courses are invited to call the college office or County Supt., Dora Tollefson. Body of Peoria Man Found Near Faribault FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) — An autopsy was planned to determine the cause of death of a Peoria, 111., man whose body was found in his car along Highway 218 about 10 miles northeast of here early today. A shepherd dog in the car stood off authorities for a time until he could be quieted and the body of the man, identified as Clarence Hammond, removed from the vehicle. r Dr. A. W. Nuetzman, Rice coun- Brownsdale Baptist Church Slate Named Running Motor Gets Too Hot Firemen were called out twice German Club to Sing Carols at Rest Homes Singing of German Christmas songs at rest homes throughout the city will highlight the Austin High School German Club Christ-, mas party Friday night. Returning to school for the rest of their program, club members will then hear the reading of the Christmas story, to be done in German by Kjell Ericksson, Swedish exchange student. German caroling by the chorus -composed of Bob Anker, Melvin Bailey, Germaine Chipault, Tom Frankson, Charles Grose, Ted Haack, Diane Hall, Jeff Houston, 1 Barbara Lieske, Patricia Maxwell, Cynthia .Nelson, Miriam Poling, Phyllis RouSh, Marsha Sorenson and Virginia Sovich — will precede the distribution of gifts by Bernard Kehret as Santa Claus. German Christmas cookies and German candy will be served as refreshments, announces Mrs. Gerta Barrett, adviser. Decorating and cleanup committee members include Melvin Bailey, Joseph Dnvison, Tom Frankson, Charles Grose, Ted Haack, Diane Hall, Cynthia Nelson, Miriam Poling and JoAnn Wandas. December Camera Awards Are Made Awards in the December competition were given five members of the Austin Camera Club at a 2 Teens Fined in Beer Count Two Blooming Prairie youths were fined $25 or 30 days in Municipal Court today for beer in possession charges growing out of arrests early Saturday at the Terp Ballroom. The youths who paid the fines are Gary Lee Johnson and Philip T. Coughlin, both 18. Still to appear is Larry D. Moucha, 18, Glenville. Three other youths were sentenced Saturday and a 17-year-old girl is scheduled to appear in Juvenile Court on the beer' count. The seven youths were apprehended after a police crackdown on juvenile drinking in Austin. PROBE TURNS UP A SURPRISE A suspect denied the theft of a $135 rifle from Gamble's last Thursday but allegedly admitted stealing another one in Austin. Police got a lead on a suspect in Wisconsin. The sheriff's office in the Wisconsin county was asked to question the man concerning the theft. The man stole a rifle from Austin, but not from Gamble'*, the Wisconsin sheriff reported to police. He was given tht choice of paying for the gun or returning it. But the Gamble theft is still a mystery. Color winners were Mrs. Car- within five minutes early Sunday, who notifjed authoritiegi one for a car fire and the other because of furnace trouble. ty coroner, said it. was believed ilaaiKT meeting Sund the man suffered a heart attack and death occurred about 1 a.m. The car had veered off the right! ro11 Reis - first and sixtn = Rollo side of the road, then recrossed j Gunderson, second; Ed Arons, the highway and ran through a| third and fifth and Russell Hard- farm fence on the left side. It j '"£• four t"' was discovered about 7 a.m. by' In black and wnite prints, Hard- the farm operator, Robert Little, j ' m *> first - third and fourth : Har- Sovich, second and sixth; and I Arons, fifth. St. Olaf Brotherhood Sets Christmas Meet The St. Olaf Lutheran Brotherhood will hold its Christmas meeting with a potluck supper Tuesday evening. A Christmas film will be shown and special music will be provided. The wives* invited to attend. ar» Marcia Lembcke , At 1:30 a.m. they were called! BROWNSDALE, Minn. — Offi- to the home of Mrs. Frederick in KaDDa Delta Pi jeers were elected by the Browns- Bromley, 007 S. Kenwood. The dale Baptist Church as follows: .'furnace motor burned out, causing Keith Howden, deacon; C e c i 1 i sm ° tke ' Foster and LaVerne Rpr«rmn : At 1:33 a - m - the V were called trustees; deacon's Bergstron, Mrs. Alfred Anderson, helper; Mrs. Forrest ; to 510 E. Oakland where a car i owned by Carrol Ford, Wells, was that car was left running to warm SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO,! spoke on courtesy in school. Christ- ; ° f the University of Minnesota , Calif . (A p>_An estimated 1, ,000 Reisus,i up ancl that it overheated. There was extensive damage to the, body Mareia Lembcke, Macalester i College senior, was initiated into'J Eta Eta chapter of Kappa :| Just What He Wants for Christmas i treasurer; Miss Minnie missionary treasurer. —f-—--— —* --—- ---^ --• —~..~~.. v ... . U v . . .... .... *.U»«.I.MVWU * ,vuu ivirs, ivi. r eitz and Airs. D. and motor of the M)58 model mas carols, games and a gift ex-i 50 " 0 " 1 01 forestry has been elected' men> hampered by turbulentjBrowning, flower committee; Keith change completed the program. l to . £ 1S e ' g , hth term as P resident j winds, struggled today to check a'Howden, Sunday school superin- fijf* Cvj-hnno* «fr " °°" '"""' '"" jtendent; Mrs. Cuuneson, basement ' C * Cna "9 e °' j superintendent; Miss Shirley Nel- Elkton Club ParfV ;son, secretary; Mrs. Cecil Foster, 1 ^ *•**•« 7 i Sunday school treasurer; Mrs. M i ELKTON, Minn. — A gift ex- Jensen, cradle roll; and Mrs. H.'change highlighted the Elkton Up-. Delta Pi, national education society. She is majoring in elemen-;| tary education and is active in'' campus activities, including choir, i United Student Fellowship, and'J MacChatter Clan, speaking organ-i> ization for women. Mareia, daughter ENTRY BLANK CHRISTMAS LIGHTING CONTEST Box 100 Austin, Minn. PJease enter the following home in your Christmas Lighting Contest. of Mr. and;! Name Nancy and Judy Keeton will January hostesses. FAMOUS COW PUNCHER Red - Tan - Black BOOTS SixM 5Vi to 8 Sizes 8'/j to 3 Sizes 3Vi to 6 $4.95 $5.95 $7.95 The Perfect Gift - - - A Schuler Gift Certificate Available in Any Amount Schuler's SHOE STORE 229 North Main Street OPEN EVERY NIGHT UNTIL CHRISTMAS Green, Inc. ; fast-moving brush fire raging in Frank H. Kaufert was reelected ; f mountain country eight miles president, the association announc- 1 nort heast of this historic mission ed Sunday. Others named were; town Henry T .McKnight Wayzata vice ' Tne blaze broke ^ Sun(] and president; C. H Schacker, Grand : qulckly consumed 10 , 00 o acr es of Rapids treasurer, and Floyd T. tall brush _ some of , t as ni h as Ryan, St. Paul, executive secre- 15 f eet tary. New board members are H opes of early control of the ;Harokl j. 01 eson, Cloquet, James lire were dashed when u j d ,E. Kelleys Paul, and Thomas :the Ortega highway, a scenic Mrs. Walter Lembcke of 006 W. • !Grace, Sartell. Highland Village to Have Powers Store ST. PAUL (AP)-The sprawling Highland Village shopping center j Powers Dry Guods Co., Mimie- ; route linking n jan Juan Capistrano and Lake Elsinorc. Firemen had | sought vainly to make a stand at .the highway. area, dotted with resort and a few ranches, is part Cleveland National Forest, in the community of San Juan Hot Springs were endangered but Oakland, graduated .from Austin |i High School in 1955. • |J i i i i Graves, home department. streamers 4-H Club's party and On Program Friday J Reports on the building fund and meeting at the Elkton School last' MQNA Iowa — A Christmas the new parsonage were given. A week. program' will be presented by pu- nam dinner was served. '• Jo Ann Kenyon and Nancy Walk- pils of the Mona School at 8 p.m . „ ^er led games and Sally Clarke Friday. World's largest all . s t e e i' accom P anied tlle singing of carols. The public is invited and lunch ;dome, also the world's largest cir- Mrs ' Rocin °y Ke »yo» and Mrs. will be served. School closes Dec. : cular building, is in Baton"Rouge, Robert .Walker served lunch. . ,23 and reopens Jan. 5 La. Overall base diameter is 3K4 ; feet. There are no internal sup ports. Address School to Put ! DirectionS: (Suburban Area) apolis. announced plans to build ., a three-story Highland brancn . that Edwin C. Moore, president, said construction will start in ^pril , c . „ . , , and the store should open in the of ^» J ^» Capistrano were alert- spring of 1960. The three-story ed ' '" CaSe ev » f!liahon nf fhp am< were optimistic them would be saved. Inhabitants were evacuated. Residents in the northeast side structure will have i)2,000 square feet of floor space. was needed. The city's famed mission is in this district. Here Are Last Week's $100.00 SAVINGS BONDS WINNERS Delores Been Morgoret Bulger Cloud Osborn Karl Dreyer Veronica van Ryon Norman Kjome Clayton F. Meyer Res. Dial HE 3-2204 Homeowner's Policy Does Work of Four Modern fire insurance—one Homeowner's Policy does the job of 4 separate policies, yet costs less! Ask about it soon. It s a party . . . when you serve . 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