The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 21, 1955 · Page 25
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 21, 1955
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By Russ Waller * t* * H- we lack anything else Jo debate this week, we can discuss the visit of the Russian.; to Iowa • • . it goes to show the Power ol the Press, or how one little ecutonal can blossom into ;in exchange of American and Russian citizens and pages of new, fresh copy and pictures to relieve that mid-summer monotony of newsman and reader alike." • • • Our friend Carl Hamilton of the Iowa Falls Citizen, whose home town is playing host one day and night for the Russians, has a good pipeline somewhere. He announced last week that the Russians visiting us are not in a strict sense of the word "farmers." They are actually Soviet deputies. agricultural administrators and technicians. There is wrong with. this — th invitation said Krushchev nothing original "any delegation wants to select . . " Therefore we can expect that the 14 visitors will be primed for a searching scrutiny of American farming techniques and will pie- pare an intelligent leport about them to the Russian government. For Russia, this may or may not be of value. However f.irm production has been one of the Kremlin's worst headaches. In fact it has been the failure of Russian agriculture to do its job that has brought about shake-ups and ousters of many high officials, including Malenkov. However, it will be hard for the visitor to reconcile the Russian concept of fanning with the American. If any of them have an open mind they cannot help but see that American agriculture if producing on the basis of private incentive, and not as a communal propei ty. It might be well to remember that Russia's agricultural failure began about the time that the individual farmer was removed from that status and began operating immense tracts of land that he did not own. There are some today who would have our total farm population greatly reduced, with u few owning immense tracts of land and mining them accordingly. In fact one U. S. D. A. official has said that the only thing wrong with our farming is that we have too many farmers. Russia put the ".-quee/e play" on its farmers, and it didn't work out. Solid, piofitable farming has been the backbone of economic wt 11-beir.g for not only our own nation but every nation in the world that has prospered since the advent of the plow. • • * Something different was enjoyed by Swea and Eagle t >wr,.-hip members-of the Swea City FFA chapter . . . they recently toured the Ozark area . .. making tin- trip were Ronald Peterson. Allen Peterson. Duane Jensen. Dennis Lund, Eugene Papenfuhs, Bob and Ronald Keltvad, Larry Torino, Robert Troff, Paul Hansen and Allen Claussen from Eagle, and Billy Gies. Norman Ottman, Kevin Thorson, Howard Roalson, Harlan Rippent: op, V i n c e n t Pavik, Dick Grabmowski, and Russell Smith, leader, Swea City. Algona had a visit last week from a former resident, who dui- ing his youthful career here gave music lessons. "As I look back", he remarked with a grin, and probably thinking of his. years of experience since those early teaching days, "I think maybe I should refund their money. 1 ' • • • We had an office visitor, recently, M. D. Pringle of Lakota, an oldtime auctioneer who has been crying sales for some 45 years— and reading the Upper Des Moines about the same length of time ... Mr Pringle says he has conducted 6,000 auctions in hl& lifetime, including some up in Canada. That's a lot of sales, and a lot of vocal energy, but Mr Pringle, now in his 70's, gives no indication of being played out, and we wouldn't be surprised It he cried a few more. • * * Thai woman Bible expert who took the $32,000 and let the try at $64.000 go, wasn't unwise . . , in addition to risking the loss of the $32,000 by trying for the $64,000, had she been successful, most of the second $32,000 would have gone for income taxes her advisors figured out. * * * Sign in Fenton Cafe: If you drink and dxive Make it milk and stay alive. * * » Tommy Manville's 9th wife, from whom he rcently became estranged, is going about it a little different. He has agreed to settle $260,000 on her, which is about par for Tommy, but this one refused to get a divorce . . . says she wants to stick around to become "the widow Manville." Tommy is now 60. ' Famous Last Line: "I must be a success, I owe the tanks 8 million" - Wait Piwwy. State Historioai Society lewa Oity, J la* Jiome* ESTABLISHED 1863 Entered as second class matter at the postoffloe at Algona, town, Nov. 1. 1932. under Act of Congress or March 3, 1879. ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, JULY 21, 1955 3 SECTIONS - 24 PAGES VOL. $2 - NO. 29 1,569 Vote, County ASC Elections Titonka Editor & LuVerne Banker Succumb was the cause The Titonka been done in Frank Clark, 76, Rites Set For Friday Frank Clark. 70. editor and publisher of The Titonka Topic for the past 10 years and father f H. V. Clark, publisher of The Bancroft Register, died suddenly at his office in Titonka Tuesday ifternoon about 4 o'clock. Mr Clark had been hospitalized hree times in the past fourteen weeks and following his release rorn St. Ann hospital. Algona, July 3. he had been at the homt- f his son in Bancroft, in an attempt to regain his strength and lealth. A heart condition .if his death. During his illness Topic work had all The Bancroft Register plant, with Bancroft representative making nearly daily trips to Titonka tu pick up the news and advertis- ng copy. Mr Clark accompanied us son to Titonka on Monday for brief stay. Tuesday he ate his ireakfast and noon meal as usual ind accompanied hi.s grandson, "urn Clark, to Titonka about 2 'clock. Tom started home to Bancroft about 3:30 with the copy or this week's Titonka Topic and VIr Clark remained in Titonka to •isit with a business associate. Within a very short time he ollapsed in the arms of his visi- or, a young man from Mason City, who carried him to his bed and he was dead when Dr. Pierre Sartor arrived. Funeral services will be held from the Titonka Methodist Church Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. and burial will be made in the family plot in Riverview cemetery. Algona. Mr Claik .-.pent his entire adult life in the newspaper business in Northern Iowa, at Spencer, Emmetsburg. Algona, Garner, Lime Springs and Titonka. He was a former prescient of the North Iowa Press A>s'n. and held offices in the Gainer Lion; Club when he published a paper there. He is survived by two sons. one sister, and several grandcnil- dren. The sons are H. V. CK.rk of Bancroft and \V. C. Clark ut New Rochelle. N Y The sister i> Mi.- Lou Ella Brook ol York, Neb., who will celebrate her 90th biithday next month. Mr Clark, a good many years ago, was a partner in the Advance Publishing Co. in Algona, with W. C. Dewel. and was well , known here. He had taken a ! lifelong interest in general poii- j tic.s. and had been active in county Democratic circles. Mrs Clark preceded death a lew years ago. Fire Destroys Barns On Swea City, LuVerne Farms Swea City — Fire which was discovered about noon, Wednesday, on the Maynard Jensen farm, two miles west and 'j mile north of Swea City, totally destroyed the barn, old hay and straw in the barn, the tool shed, part of the granary, a new cornpicker and two farrowing houses. The barn was nearly new. The house was also damaged, with water filling the basement. All livestock was accounted for except one pig. Mr Jensen was in the field, and Mrs Jen-en had betn in the barn about 11:30 a.m. About noon she looked out and saw smoke coming from the barn. Fire departments from Swea City. Bancroft, Ledyard, Armstrong and Estherville were called. The farm has an electric pump system, and the fire burned olf the wires, so water had to be hauled from Swea City and from neighbors' places. Cause of the fire is unkn'.wn. There was no new hay in the barn. Loss had not been estimated. At 2 p.m. -Wednesday, several fire companies weiv! standing by, bv then was although the under control. fire BAHN DESTROYED IN 2 A.M. FIRE Firemen from Algona, LuVerne and Corwith battled a blaze in a big, 2-year old barn on the Hanna ranch, 7 miles south and l\? miles east of Sexton, during, the wee hours Wednesday morning, but failed to save the structure and 120 acres of chopped hay which went up in smoke. Saved from the blaze were 120 head of feeder cattle, and practically all machinery which was housed in the building. A passerby noticed fire coming out of the ventilators on the barn's roof and notified one of the tenants who in turn called the three departments to the scene. Local firemen were called at 2:30 a.m.. and battled to keep flames away from another barn and machine shed for two hours. There was no estimate of total loss made. Weed Spear Game Fatal For Boy, 10, At Lone Rock George Merkle, LuVerne, Dies At Age Of IHi Only 8 More Weeks Until Fall The past week has given us more of "the good old summer- tune". With a high of 90 Tuesday, the high temperature each day only got below the 80 mark twice in seven days. Three straight 62s were low for tlu week. Almost a third of an inch of ram fell. Date H July 13 8? July 14 87 July 15 78 July 16 77 July 17 .„ __85 July 18 87 July 19 ..90 The temperature has gone for the past three days, but, coixling to Weatherman Stu bright, relief is on the way. L 64 64 64 63 62 62 62 up ac- Al- Recovering From Gasoline Burns Wesley — Tom Forburger Jr. was home this week from St. Ann hospital recovering from second and third degree burns suffered in a gasoline fire touched off while he was filling the tractor with gas, last Thursday evening, at the Al Erpelding farm. Although the motor was shut off, it is thought the heat from the tractor ignited the fumes and his clothing caught fire. Forburger who attends Iowa State college was helping out at the farm of his sister and her husband the Al Erpeldings. He is a son of Tom Forburger Sr. of Wesley. . The burns centered on his arms, hands and abdomen, but he is now making a good recovery. Last rites for George Merkl". 88 year-old retired farmer, who, died last Thursday at the Roberts Nursing Home, were held Monday. July 18. at the Evangelical United Brethren Church at Lu- Verne, the Rev. J. Paul Stevens officiating. Richardson's Funeral Chapel, of Algona, was in charge of ai .-angements, and burial was in the LuVerne cemetery. Pallbearers were grandsons of the deceased: Wayne Marty, Carol Marly, Jim Merkle. Dick Merkle, Charles Merkle, and Marlin Hefti Mr Merkle was born on March 18, 1807, in Germany. He came to this country and to Iowa in 1890. settling in Oskaloosa. On September 6. 1894 he was married to Marie Seitz at Oskaloosa. She died a couple years ago. In 1910, he and his family moved to LuVerne where he farmed for several years. Among his survivors are five sons; Fred and Louis, LuVerne; Elmer and Walter, St. Paul. Minn.; Carl, Denver, Colo.: and four daughters, Mrs Henry Marty, LuVerne; Hester, LuVerne; Carolyn (Mrs Walter Hefti) Bntt; and Wilma (Mrs James Paulson). Minneapolis. Another son was killed in World War I. Has Mishap With 7 Tons Gravel A 21-year old Bancroft man. Dick Dudding, son of Mrs Oda Dudding, had a real close call while hauling gravel near the Murray Elevator at 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. Dudding's truck was loaded with seven tons of gravel at the time. The hoist collapsed, the box fell, hit the cab in which Dudding was riding, and injured his neck and back. The mishap sprung the truck frame and smashed the cab. Dick is recuperating at home in Bancroft, following medical care. After 30 Years He Gets It! Art Olson, well-known Sexton- ite, finally made it after 30 years. While playing cribbage with Merle Moxley Saturday morning, Art held a perfect 29 hand—the first of his lengthy career. He and Moxley, Archie Elbert and Bill Moxley were astounded when Olson's hand of three fives and a Jack became perfect when the other five was turned off the deck. The foursome was waiting for the moisture to dry up in a hayfield east of Algona at the time of the incident. A most tragic mishap resulting from children at play claimed the life of Allan Lee Hanna. 10, son of Mr and Mrs George Hanna, Wednesday night of last week. Allan, with his parents, had returned to Lone Rock from California for a visit. The family had moved west from Lone Rock 15 months ago. With three other youths, a game of "weed spear" was in progress. One of the sharply pointed weeds struck Allan just behind his left ear. He reported it to his folks, and they called an Algona doctor and .-aid they were bringing'him in for attention. When Dr. M. G. Bourne later extracted the weed point, which was protruding from the boy's neck, he found a piece about 24 inches long had severed an artery. Emergency treatment was given to tin- severed artery in the doctor's office, and he was then rusheU to St. Ann hospital. He seemed in no great pain, and told his mother that his playmates didn't mean to harm him —"we were only playing, mother." A few minutes later he stopped breathing, and although artilical respiration and oxygen were given, the youthful life ended. Death was attributed to an injury to the brain from the point of the "weed spear." Funeral services for Allan were held Saturday at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Algona at 2 p.m. Rev. Luther Loesch officiated and burial was in the Burt township cemetery. McCullough's Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Allan Lee, son of Mr and Mrs George A. Hanna, was born April 22. 1945 in Algona, and lived in this area all his lite until 15 months ago, when he moved with his parents to California. At the time of his death, Allan was visiting at the home of his grandparents, Mr and Mrs Edward Ohm, Lone Rock, with his family. Survivors include his parents, three brothers, Darwin Lynn, Daryl Delbert and Brian Edward; and two sisters, Georgia Ann and Ginger Rae. The mother is the former Isabelle Ohm, daughter of Mr and Mrs Edward Ohm of Lone Rock. John A. Nelson Dies Suddenly, Heart Attack Services for John A. Nelson, Citi. banker at LuVerne for the past 15 years, will be held Friday in two churches. A funeral will be held in the Lutheran Church at LuVerne at 10:30 a.m., with Rev. Wittenburg officiating, followed by a service in the Lutheran Church at Wallingforcl at 2 p.m. Burial will be in the Wallingford Cemetery. McCullough's Funeral Chapel. Algona, is in charge of arrangements. Mr Nelson died suddenly of a heart attack at his home in Lu- Verne at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night. John Andrew, son of Nels and Olena Nelson, was born March 3. 1887 at Wallingford, one of a family of 11 children. He was married to Emma B. Eggertson. and the Nelsons and their" familv later moved to LuVerne in 1940. He had been actively engaged in the banking business, and was president of the Farmers State Bank at LuVerne. ] Surviving, besides his wife, are ' six children. They are Norton. ' Downev. Cal.: Jon. Osu'-'e: Clair. North Hollywood. Cal. Cal: Eleanor (Mrs Merlin Baker). Corwith: Betty (Mrs G. H. Schwartz). Des Moine.-: and Harriet (Mrs James Phillips). Los Angeles. Other survivors include five brothers. Louis and James. Wallingford: Norris, Ft. Dodge: Oscar. Spragu- t-ville; Ben. Tacoma, Wash.: and three sisters, Helen (Mrs Lloyd Rc-(.sel), Robbinsdale. Minn.: Sarah (M^s Selmer Dybdahl), Hngford: and Alma Nelson, lingford. A brother and a preceded him in death. Golden Wedding July 10 Pictured above are Mr and Mrs Clark Godden. who celebrated their golden wedding anniversary with an open house at their home. Sunday. July 10. Their eight children. Ifj grandchildren and four great-grandchildren w<_ie all present for the observance. Mr and Mrs Godden were married July 12. 1905. at Fenton. and farmed near Bust until 1941 when they moved to Algona. (Photo by Glenn's Studio* Wal- V/al- sister Local Guards ToCampRipley July 31 -Aug. 15 Ed N. Taylor Died Tuesday Funeral services for a well- known retired Algona man. Edwin N. Taylor, 79, will be held at the Nazarene Church Saturday at 10 a.m. Rev. Smith, will officiate and burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. McCullough's Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Mr Taylor died at the Good Samaritan Home in Masun City City Tuesday noon, following a seven week illness. Edwin, son of Mr and Mrs Joel Taylor, was born here Apul 12. 1876, and spent his life in the lumber and coal business until 12 years ago. He was at Curlew for many years, but lived tht greater part of his life in Algona. His wife died three years ago. Mr Taylor suffered a stroke- while visiting at the home of his ! daughter here May 27, and was returned to Mason C.ty, win-re he had been since Sept. 1, Memorial Day. He had been bedfast since that time. Survivors include four daughters and a son. They are: Ed Taylor, Anamosa; Mrs E. E. Schmutz, Salina, Kansas: Mrs Walter Rae, Mason City: Mr.- Lewis Buhr. Sigourney: a'nd Mr- Merle Webster, Algona. Ten grandchildren and six great- grandchildren also survive. Algona's Battery B of the National Guard 194th Fit-Id Artillery underwent a command inspection in the Armory at the fairgrounds Monday night. General Gerald 'DuBois. Boone. division artillery commander of the Iowa National Guard, received the inspection. Local unit officers, men. their wives and honored guests had dinner at the Masonic Hall, following a reception for officers and their wives at the home of 1st. Lt. Del Carver after DuBois and Lt. Col. Errol Olson, division plans and training officer, arrived at 5 p.m. The inspection of sectional training followed, and the local unit demonstrated to the visiting honored officers that training periods had not been wasted. It Wns also learned here the local group will go to Camp Rip- It y, Minn. July 31 for the annual two-v.vek summer camp. They plan to return August 15. Carver has been commander of the unit since mid-June, when he took ever from Cant. Warren Nelson. Early Risers Club Wesley — Early risers in Wesley, Monday morning, rubbed their eyes twice at a game of "Ring Around the Rosie" going on at 5:30 a.m. in the yard of a Wesley home. It seems that Mike, Lynn and Janet Studer. son and daughters of Mr and Mrs Gayle Studer. and their houseguest and cousin. Marcia Lang of Mason City, •woke up early and decided it would be a good idea to play a game before breakfast. The singing awakened Ihe parents (and neighbors) and the four small ones were called into the house by Papa Studer who suggested they change from their pajamas to their regular play clothes, and have breakfast. Twp. Chairmen Meet July 30, Pick Committee County ASC elections results for township offices were tabulated Wednesday by the Kossuth ASC office, with the election tabulated below. There were a total of l.ofif) votes cast. The township chairmen from Kossuth will ni(H.'t Saturday, July 30, at which time the annual flec- tion of the county committee will take place. All newly electee! township and county ASC officers will begin their one-year terms on August 1. In the lists below, the. first name is that of the chairman. Then follow in order by townships the vice chairman elected, township member, first and second alternates. Buffalo Twp.--Clarence- Brandt, Arthur Rode. Herbert Rakow, Bui ton Hanson. Maurice Bilsborough. Buit Twp. — Milton L. Sali — bury. Ralph Thompson, Frank L. Ryerson. Duane Habeger, Merlin Madsen. ' ' Creseo Twp.—Harold Sabin, R. E. Morgan, W. H. Bos worth, Bob Buscher. Mike Stoffel. Eagle Twp.—Irvin Smith, Floyd Ottman. Walter O'Green, Mert'on Roalson, Duane Erickson. Fenton Twp.—Willard A. Menz. Harold Eimers. Irvin Borchardt, Hans C. Baago, Raymond H. D rover. Garfield Twp. Leo Hanselman, Conrad Schmidt man. German Twp. Walter Tapper, Mrs A. J. Brown Services Today Services for Mrs A. J. Brown. '8. resident of the Algona area j for the past tiO years, will be held I today '.Thursday) at '1 p.m. at the Brown'.- !anr. h,.n:o southwest of Algona. Rev. Luther Loesch, Trinity Lutheran minister, will officiate and burial will be in Riverv:ew Cemeterv. McCul- in early f H. S. Scheppmann Out Of Hospital Henry S. Scheppmann, Irvington, member of the Kossuth County Board of Supervisors, was a patient at St. Ann hospital for four days during the past week He entered the hospital, suffering from a stomach disorder, Friday, and. was released Tuesday, following his recovery. 3 Court Fines Three persons paid fines in Mayor Linda Clapsaddle's court during the week. William Ettel. Algona, was assessed $25 and costs for intoxication, Leo Farrell, Whittemore, paid $5 and costs for speeding, ami Clayton Percivul Algona, paid the same amount for driving with an expired license. Estimate 40-60 Bu. Oats To Acre Oats are going down, in the literal sense of the word, as Kossuth County farmers are keeping busy harvesting one of the largest oat crops in a number of year.-', according to Dean Barnes, county extension director. Barnes went on to report that although rain caused lodging in sonic fields, the oats are disease live and all signs point to a bumper crop. At this time only a few crops have been completely harvested, so an accurate report on yield to the acre is unavailable. but some farmers have stated that they feel that it will be anywhere from 40 to 60 bushels, which is way above the average yield for this area in the past number of years. Barnes stated that beans and soybeans are looking good, but there have been a few reports of insect damage in hay and alfalfa. Most of the insect damage is of the grasshopper variety, and the green destroyers are getting more numerous every day. Early planted corn is beginning to tassel out, and other varieties are expected to follow suit in a few days. louiih's Funeral Chapel charge ot ai rangements. Mrs Brown du-d suddenly Monday morning at home. Hattie May. daughter ar.d Mrs Anthony Hinnle ii-rn Oct. 18, 1876 at Oelwein. and came to Algona at the age • >! 18 in 1895. She was married to Alexander John Brov.'n, Dec Mi. 18i)6, and the couple resided on the farm which has been in the Brown family for ir.oiv than 100 years. They celebrated their golden wedding annivt-rsa'-v in of pi Mrs Brown was a niece well-known early Algona neer, Dr. Barr. Mr Brown survives, as do v.-i.jht cl.ihiren. They are: Carl, Ralph and l.oit-n Brown, and Mrs John Diet-.-man ( Agnes i, Algona' John, Lake Delton, W:.-.: Mrs W i.viu- Keith (Do:-;,). Bint: Mrs Leu,nd Lai son (Mai gaii'I i. F.mmetsburjj; and Mrs Don Stiles (Ruth), Hut- chinsun. Kansas. Other survivors include a sister. Mrs Kate Brown, Nicolett. Minn., 27 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers were six grandsons. And They Ate 30 Yards Apart! Sexton — The Bob Kelley family was a victim of one of those things you doubt can ically happen. The Kelleys made a date with Mrs Kelley's parents, Mr and Mrs Orville Johnson of Jol- lt y, to meet for Sunday dinner at the Call State Park in Algona. Both familes drove around and found a table and then waited and waited. In the middle of the afternoon they ate and tlu-n Bob drove around to look again. At about tht same time the John-'ons drove to Sexton to see if tin Ke-lle-ys were here. They all returned to their picnic spots. Late in the afternoon when the Johnsons started home they went by the Kelleys, who were at the next spot about 30 yards away. Worst of all, each had planned to bring part of the dinner, so the i Johnsons had chicken while the Mr Kellevs had salad and dessert. WiiS * Shaken Up In Missouri Crash Whiltemore — Evelyn and Imt-lda Buscherfeld of Fort Dodge, and Theresa Buscherfeld of Whittemore, escaped serious injury last week near Waynesville. Mo. u hen a semi-trailer ran into their car. damaging then vehicle and giving the gills quite a shaking up. The girls were returning from Ft. Leonard Wood. Mo. where they had taken their brother, James Buscherfeld, back to camp, after he had spent % a week with his pa>. ents. Mr and Mis Tony Buscherfeld. Ottosen Sets Celebration Date Ottosen — The Ottosen Commercial Club will sponsor a two- day celebration, Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 3 and 4. There will be double-header baseball games each ailernoon staatmg at 1:30. There will be dancing both evenings with MaJek's Acrordiaji Band playing Aug. 3 and the Dude Ranchers. Aug. 4. Other entertainment is being planned l Luncheonette At Rovn's To Open Algona's newest eating and refreshment spot will be presented to the public here Friday and Saturday when a new luncheon- ette—fountamette has its grand opening. For the two-day opening celebration, special free treats are being offered to the public, with a special schedule of serving described in detail in a page advertisement in today's Upper Des Moines. The new luncheonette - foun- tainette is completely modern in all respects, and features the latest lunch counter equipment. —B. J. Anliker. Orval Fuchsen, Louis Balge— Lester Gray, Elmer Junkermeier. Henry Sleeker Jr., Harold Ricklefs." Grant Twp.—John Richardson, Soren Pederson, Emerson J. Kelly, Walter Klocke, Vern Anderson. Greenwood Twp.—Erwin Heldorfer, Linus Vaske, Ray Ditsworth, Gerald Angus, Frank Droessler. Harrison Twp.—Harold Shockey. Hollis Beadle, Edward Bauer, George Eden, A. J. Hatten. Hebron Twp.—Edwin Nauman, G. T. Berg. Wm. Huglin, Ray M. Eichhorn. Buryl Berg. Irvington Twp.—F. H. Froehlich, W. H. Raney, Robert Mayer, Edward Mawdsley, Arthur H. Benschoter. Ledyard Twp. — Fred Christ, Arlowe Blome, Maynard White, Roland Smith Jr., Jerry Heetland. Lincoln Twp.—Louis Wingert, Ernest Heidecker. John Alberts, Eldon Sachs, David Grimes. Letts Creek Twp. -— Lawrence Kirsch, Leo Kollasch, Ronald Erickson, Ralph M. Walker, Wm. Hannover. LuVerne Twp.—Henry Weber. Leonard Mullins, Charles Sorensen, Wilbur Merriam, Fred Will. Plum Creek Twp. — Edward Kain, Roscoe Mawdsley Jr., Eu- lit-ne Drager, Lyle Davis, Ronald Gardner. Portland Twp.—Lloyd H. Bartlett. H. N. Christensen, Earl Zwiei'el, R. I. Simpson, H. E. Presthus. Prairie Twp—Dan E. Froehlich, Charles T. Wilden, Arthur J. Plathe, Donovan J. Sluder, Rollin Studer. Ramsey Twp. — Con Schill/, Tom Cogley, L. J. Vaske, Tom Asche, Rudolph Rahe. Riverdale Twp.—Bernard Thilges, Anton Becker, John Origer, John Zellar. Harold Frideres, Seneca Twp.—Donald Bollig. Charles Osborn, Earl Crouch, Verl Smith, Sig Loge. Sherman Twp.—Carl E. Swanson, Paul Blumer, Hurry Naffziger, Robert Bormann, Alvin Klein. Springfield Twp. — Herman Brandt, Melvin Logemann, Kenneth Recce, Chester Johnson, Joe Ingebritson. Swea Twp.—Reuben Holcomb, Verne R. Johnson, Maynard Jensen, Hans D. Peterson, Edward C. Anderson. Union Twp.—Fred W. Plumb, Kenneth Strayer, J. R. Haas, Q. A. Bjustrom, Bill McKim. Wesley Twp.—Andrew Reising, Vincent Cruise, Therein Hansen, Robert Boleneus, Bill GoeU. Whittemore Twp. — Francis Kollasch. Charles Bormann, Lester Fuchsen, Paul F. Ludwig, John Erpelding. Install 50-Ton Scale At Pioneer Installation of a new 50-ton weigh-in scale is being completed at the plant of Pioneer Hi-Bred Corn Co. north of AJgona. The new scale wiU permit double unloading instead of single tuijoad- ing as heretofore. Tfae concrete drive leading into the plant has be*n doubled in width for the scale installation, which will be ready for the plant's full operations.

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