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X Dept. of Hl*to:ry and Des Moinee 19* Iowa Jttometf ESTABLISHED 1863 Entered as second class matter at the ppstotflc« at Algbna, Iowa, Nov. i, 1938, under Act of Congress of MarcK 3. J879. AldONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1955 3 SECTIONS-24 PAGES VOL. 92 - NO. 44 By Hues Waller + * , * We presenl lo you today an Al» nm?. resident who reached her JOOth birthday, Tuesday, Nov. 1. She is Mrs Malinda Roberts, who was born Nov., 1, 1855, in Star County, -111.. She is now making.her home with her daughter, Mrs} Martha, Andrews, at 713 North Garfield. ' A family dinner, Sunday, observed the event in* the family circle vdth 20. relatives present, several; from distant points. Mrs Roberts has lived here since 1917. She has ; two living children, another daughter; Mrs Ida Carpen ter.of Chfllwaek, British Columbia, in addition to Mrs Andrews As might be expected, she received many gifts, including i special birthday cake adorned with 100 candles. But probably the most unusual gift was an airplane ride donated by Bob McCullough. Mrs Roberts was alofl for about a half hour, while Bob pave her a good aerial view o< Kossuth county. 'Did she scare away from the trip? Not a bit. She liked-it. In the picture, Mrs Roberts it wearing her first orchid, another gift for the occasion. 6- Way Mayor Race Sizzles 4 New Officers Elected • f ' " «. - By Kossuth Farm Bureau Pictured above are the newly elected officers of the Kossuih County Farm Bureau, named at the annual meeting held last Friday evening at the high school here. At the, left is Harry Naffziger, LuVerne, who was named as president to succeed Lester Eden, who had served in that post for several years and was not a candidate for reelection. Second from the left is Glenn Gabrtelson, Sexton, who was named, as vice president, then Harold Hunt of Algpna, secretary, and at the right is Henry Looft of Seneca, the new treasurer. (Algona Upper Des Moines Polaroid foto). S.D. Me Donald,52, County Supervisor, Rites Nov. 2nd If you saw that super-duper sceni-crul.ser. c double deck bus nround Alrioha last week, it was being manipulated by a former Algona man, Jim Bishop, whose father was the Northwestern agent here for many years. Jim left Algona to enter • the naval air corps and wound up as a crack Marine fighter - bomber pilot. After the service he became associated with the Greyhound Company. The bus he was driving is one under charter to the Anheuser-Busch Brewing Co. of St. Louis, 'and is used to take distributors and dealers to St. Louis for meetings and inspection trips. The vehicle is valued at $00,000. He says he'll be come through again at the first opportunity. • • • The big debate over the 'mayor campaign is overshadowing the traditional discussion and forecasting of even the Iowa-Minnesota football game, something that never happened before. It's a good, healthy thing to have genuine interest and plenty of candidates for an election. And it is also good to find that every candidate is wholeheartedly in favor of encouraging industry and trying to develop more for the community. Even the Big Boys make bloopers once in awhile, as witness this paragraph from a Des Moines Tribune story about the woman, who accidentally shot her husband in the east: "Mrs Woodward, crying incoherently into the telephone, had Duke of Edinburgh ride directly to Buckingham Palace on their return from their Scottish weekend." Such things add zest to reading the paper. . , , Before the members of the Presbyterian Men's Club pounce on us, we want to get this item in, with greater detail next week —they are sponsoring the appearance Nov. 15 of Merle G. Jones, widely known business man from Beatrice, Neb. who will speak following dinner at 7 p.m. More next week, Andy. Space is pretty tight this weeVi Famous Last Line—J don't want all the votes, I just want yours. Rites Nov. 1 For Ledyard Farmer Herbert R. Trenary, 70, a farmer in the Ledyard area, died Saturday night at the Community hospital at Buffalo Center. His funeral servies were held Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock at the Sacred Heart Church in Ledyard. Burial was at Ledyard with the Rev. B. H. Montag officiating. . * Survivors include his wife, Lilly, f' ve sons * >nc * * our d8 u 8 n - ters He had farmed near Led- yurd for the past 20 years. I Funeral services for S. D. Me Donald, 52, well-known lifetime resident of Algona, were helc yesterday (Wednesday) at the Congregational Church at 2 p.m Rev,,G. G. Hallauer officiated anc burial was in Riverview Cemetery. McCullough's F u n e r a Chapel was in charge of arrangements. .' ; McvMcDonald . died suddenly about 3 a.m. Sunday^ morning a hi? hoijie* ,'frorn ; & 'heart attack He had hot.'beeh in ill health, although had suffered from high blood pressure for five years) He was actively engaged in his job as chairman of the Kossuth County Board of Supervisors at the time of his death. Sherwood, son of William E. and Adele McDonald, was born here Feb. 14, 1903. He attended school here, and following grad- uatipn, attended Cornell College for a year and. a half. He was employed by the county for many years and was appointed to replace his father when he died sight years ago. Since that time, ie was re-elected twice, serving as chairman for the past' several years, efficiently and with com- jlete public support in his dis- rict. Sherwood married Gwendolyn Jross of Lone Rock, June 26, 926, in the Good Hope Church and the McDonalds had three ons. Garry, Algona, and David, t home, survive. Their first, Billy, died when a year old. Other survivors include his wife, a brother, Stanley, Hermiston, Oregon, and two grandchildren. Stanley returned for the funeral. Appointment of a new supervisor might be made this weekend. The selection is up to Clerk of Court Alma Pearson, Auditor Marc Moore and Recorder Clara Walker under Iowa law, Mr McDonald was well-liked by all who knew him. He took an active interest in everything, including his job, church and the Masonic and Eastern Star lodges. The Masons held services for him at the chapel Tuesday night. Pallbearers at the funeral were Tony Kollasch, John Rode, Charles Newel, H. M. Smith, Le.-j Immerfall and Carl Pearson. t ,' Honorary pallbearersii Wi&r e Henry*vSchepptriann, W; S. gr'dvep 1 ,#[.. Ljndhorst, F. . Fjistedt," Marc Moore, Ral L. ..... _ 'C Nitchals, A. M. Quintard, Judge G. Wi Stillman, Clarence Priebe, J. H. Quinn and Andrew ~Reding. Many Prizes, Kids Party On Halloween Cowboys, ghosts and wishes reined supreme for several • nburs Moriday night in Algpna as the Lions Club put on /its annual Halloween party at the Athletic Park. ' ,. v . .•'.'/,.:•:. The crowd, consisting Of ybtirigr sters-and oldsters alike, was -.t^ 1 mendous ; and all got a ibig , . kick out 'of 'the proceedings thsit begah with a gigantic ..parade •from^tfie courthouse at 7 p.m. , Gash prizes that varied from! $1,50- 'to 25c brought squeals, of delight from all involved, and 1 , the hot dogs, crackerjack, coffee and chocolate milk seemed to hit the spot. General chairman Dick Cook promised the greatest party of all, and the promise' was fulfilled. : Prize winners in various cate- lories and age groups were: Pre-School & Kindergarten Davy Crockett — Suzanne . McGinnis, John Fredericks; Cowboys and Cowgirls— Barbara Dugan, .Patty Hopkins, Neal Smith; Clowns — Ann Lighter, 'Johnny Hedlund, Christy Weydert. .Ghosts — Amy Norman, Dean Allen Teeter, Jeff Gilmore; Witches— M. Dau, Barbara Knutsen, Jan Skilling; Hoboes — M.--.Roethler, Jeff Pickett;; Animals^Mary Morck, Karen Baker,, Debby Bennett; Comic Strip Characters-— T. & J. '-DeineSj. -Shirley Dewel, Dennis R. Strayer; Miscellaneous — Becky Egel, Patty Frazer, .Marcy Barry', li., Chapman, Jimmy Ouster, 'Linda Mar' ' Corn Festival Nets $4,500 For Lotts Creek Church tin. . 1st, 2nd & 3rd Davy Crockett— David Gerber, Tommy Siefert, Bonnie''"" 1 " Hood's New Store Opening Today The newest addition to the Algona business community opened today. Hood's Super Value grocery, which was burned out in its old location last January 31, resumed operation in the large, new brick auilding on East State St. which las been constructed during the iummer. The formal Grand Opening is jlanned for the near future, but n the meantime the store is In operation, in all departments. Women Do Good Deed Ledyard—Tuesday, Oct. 25, Indies of the Bethany Evangelical and Reformed church went out in the country and picked up corn, the proceeds to be used toward the build* ing fund for a new church. The following ladies took part: Mesdames Soren Pedersen, Irvin Smith, Harold Parnell, John Brandt, Ray Johnson. Bill Bauman, Perlin Jacpbson, Marvin Junkermeier, Aubrey WaJerhouse, Melvin 3 u « c h, Kenneth Busch, George Mac Kinnon, OryUle Brandt, Victor Vrie- sen, John Richardson, John Kramersmeier, Art Runks- rneiw, and Fred Selberg. Tractors and wagons were furnisjied by Alvin Busch, John Brandt, and John Kramersmeier. The two Johns also landed a helping hand in the field. Pinner and lunch was furnished by the group with several of the ladies staying at the church tq serve it. They were Mesdames Engelbart Logeman, A i v i n Busch, Herman Brandt, August Klinksiek, and OrvUfc Bunk*mei*r. A, total of 133 bushej» were gathered, bring, ing » total of $143.10. Algona Upper Des Moines FARM SALE CALENDAR Farmers having sales can get their dates listed here by contacting the Upper Des Moines, where farm sale advertising reaches the largest circulation 01 any publication in Kossuth county. Nov. 8, Tuesday—Orville Ore- then, complete closing out sale, 5% north and 3V4 west of Cylinder, selling 151 head livestock, including 118 Hampshire summer feeder pigs, - full line machinery, etc. Lloyd Berkland and Norman Bortvit, auctioneers; Cylinder State Bank, clerk. Full details in UDM today. Nov. 10, Thursday — Closing out sale Jos. and Ernie Schaller, 2 north and 2 east of West Bend Livestock and machinery. Colwell Bros., auctioneers; Farmers State Bank, Whittemore, clerk. Full details in UDM today. Nov. 16, Wednesday — M .W. Woltz' closing out sale, V6 east md 4 south of Burt, including 21 lead dairy stock, machinery, etc. Watch UDM for full details. 3uinn & Yungeberg, auctioneers; Iowa State Bank, Algona, clerk. Noy. 22, Tuesday—Louis Simpson sale, % north of Catholic cemetery, east of Algona on high- Bryan LdBarre; ,_„. Cowgirls—pavid Markla/ v Elmore, August Romei£ 4 Clo\,, -Ronnie Larson; RichaVd; Eeagter? Linda Sands; Ghosts—Michael Baker, Virginia Gisch, . Bruce Chapman;' Witches — Virginia Kline, Judy Parrott, Jane ; Geilenfeldt. .... 7 . • , Hoboes—Bobby Smith'/.Luana Kay Leek, Dqhnis. George;V Animals—Bobby. Deal, ^Timrnyf: Hutchins, Rosemary Reiriderst Comic Strip Characters.— Phillip Kerk- beck, Mary Swartz.^Che'ri -Nelson; Miscellaneous-^Bpb Brewer, Kitty Hardgrove, Linn-Taylor; Marylm Amunson, Penny Dodds, Timothy Claude, Cynthia ' Schumacher. " "• '< •••-.-• 4th, 5th & ^th Cowboys and Cowgfrls-^ Jack Williams, Jean Rovn, Linda Sharp, Sharon. Smith; ^Clowns- Alan Holt, Tom Anderson, Charles Streit; Ghosts—John Schutter, Jack Rowley, Daryl Bunkofske; Witches — Patricia Clark; Darwin Leek, Sally Steelfe. Hoboes — Herb Hobbs, Bill Specht, Larry Reefer; Animals- Mike Brayton, O'Briens, Janice Koepke; Miscellaneous — Betty Holt, Mike Duffy, Kathy Feaster, Sheila Fain, Donny Hutchison, Kendra Seeley, Harriett Foster, Corene Frideres, Lucille Gade, Patty Peterson, Mary Kay Barry. 7th Grade & Up Cowboys — Tom Macumber; Clowns—George Balluff, Dennis Counley, Gary Resting; Ghosts- Sharon Scott, Barbara Reinders, Eugene Harbour; Witches—Karen Alt, Barbara Bartlett; Hoboes- Bill Fraser, Phyllis Hardgrove, Beth Johnson, Larry Klein. Miscellaneous—Gwenyth Williams, Bill Brewer, Linda Tague, Lee Lawson, Steve Manor, Roberta Schwendemann. Pranksters did very little damage around town during the night, according to police officers. The usual window-soaping of houses, cars and buildings uptown was accomplished, but most of it came off very easily the following morning. When it comes to raising funds —the congregation of Lotts Creek Immanuel Lutheran church get the job done. On Oct. 19 they turned out for "Corn Festival" day, and before they were through they had earned over $4,500 for the church treasury. For the fourth year the members either brought in a load of corn, contributed to the fund with cash, or participated in a "gleaning" operation — all of which added up to over $4,500. Rev. O. C. Geisler is pastor of the church. Some 50 loads of corn were donated, and shelled out at the Ed Wichtendahl farm (part of corn' is pictured above at Wichtendahl farm.) totaling in the neighborhood of 3,500 bushels, and hauled to the Lone Rock elevator. Over $1,000 was donated in cash by those with no corn to donate. , They also gleaned over 500 bushels of corn from fields already picked, at the farms of Art Rusch, Ortwin Kressin and Wm. Zumach. Ladies of the congregation, not to be outdone, served hot coffee, rolls, doughnuts and sandwiches as the operation went along. Contributors of corn and cash are the following: as well as the names of the shelters, haulers, the location of shelling, and ladies serving the luncheon; furnishing of gasoline: Shellers were- Mr H. Hintz, Mr Ken Bollinger; location where shelling was done, Mr Edwin Wichtendahl, gas furnished by Hurt Resident 70 Years Dies Services for Frank Schneider 76, resident of the Burt area fo .70 years, will be held tomorrow i{JCr4day),in the Lutheran Church "Were -at 2 pm. :Rev::E::L, Witt kflpp will officiate. MCullo'ugh 1 Funeral Chapel is in charge o arrangements. Mr Schneider died Monday a 10 p.m. in a Cherokee hospita where he had been for 2 months • Frank, son of Mr and Mrs August Schneider, was born Oct J.O, 1879 in Wisconsin. He came to Burt at the age of six am lived there until the last several months. He'lived with his sister, .Mrs Henry Dacken, unti her death in an accident Augusl 10, then at the county farm untl taken to Cherokee. He was a drayman by trade. He is survived by a brother Paul Schneider of Ortonville Minn. Three sisters preceded hm in death. Pallbearers will be Marvin and Henry Kueck, Charley Geilenfeld, Art and Erwin Heidenwith and Paul Geilenfeld. way 18. tioneers. Reiling & Leek, auc- Nov. 23, Wednesday — Walter J.Fandel, 5 miles west and 2 miles south of highway junction 169 and 18, Algona, or Vt mile south and 3% miles east of Whittemore. Complete details soon. Nov. 30, Wednesday — Alfred Schip_ull, Lone Rock, closing out sale including dairy herd. Qujnn & Clark, auctioneers; Lone Rock Bank, clerk. Bound Over On O.M.V.I. Charge A Burt man, Clyde Reinshach, was bound over to the November term of district court on a charge of OMVI following preliminary hearing in Justice C. H. Ostwinkle's court this week. Bond in the case was set at $300, and was provided by Reinsbach. H. P. Mergen, Whittemore, paid $5 and costs for driving with an expired operator's license and A. M. Christianson, Bode, paid $5 and costs on a defective and loud muffler charge. 3 More New Cur* Three more 1958 model carp make their appearance here toil week. The new OldsomobUe is on display at Dau's Garage now- The new 1958 Chevrolet an4 Buicks will go on display the Chevrolet at Kossuth and the Buick at Brandt Gets Concussion In Truck Crash The condition of Del Rogness, 35, Wesley, driver for Hamilton Hatchery, is good, according to authorities at St. Ann Hospital. Rogness was taken to the hospital by ambulance for treatment of it concussion following a truck accident Tuesday four miles west and about a mile south of Algona. A tire blew out on the truck Rogness was driving, causing the vehicle to swerve, go into a ditch and roll over. He was pinned in the cab for a while. Total damage resulted to the truck. Patrolman Dale McBride investigated the mishap. Charged With Larceny Of $30 Gordon Bentten, Manly, was bound over to the next term ot Kossuth district court on a charge of larceny following a preliminary hearing before Justice C. H. Ostwinkle, Oct. 26. * It is alleged that Bentten took $30 from the Ogren Oil Station at Lakota, while he was waiting for some car repairs. Bail was set at $500 and has been furnished. The defendant waived the preliminary hearing. Farmers Night School To Open December 5 3 Fined, Drank Beer On Highway Three Armstrong men paid fines in Justice C. H. Ostwinkle's court Wednesday afternoon on charges stemming from drinking beer on a public highway. Floyd J. Laffey paid $10 and coats for drinking beer on a highway and $10 and costs for throwing glass beer bottles on a public highway, while Elmer P. Gram and Paul A. Wegner each paid $10 for drinkinfi beer on a public highway. patrolmen. were filed by highway Plans for Algona's tenth annual Farmer's Evening School were announced Wednesday morning by George 'Sefrit, vocational ag instructor in the Algona Community School. Arrangements for the sessions were completed recently by a 12-man advisory council. The local school has had one of the largest enrollments of any in the state during its ten year history. There were 165 farmer, enrolled in 1954. The council, which includes Hugh Black, Floyd Bode, Lloyd Gerber, Steve Loss, Robert Loss and Louis Reilly, Algona; Glenn Gabrielson, Sexton; Albert Johnson, Corwith; Wayne Keith and Torsten Lagerstrom, Burt; Fred Plumb, Lone Rock; and Joe Skow, Wesley; has planned an interesting and timely program for the coming series of meetings. Subjects and dates of the ten meetings are: Dec. 5, 1955— "What are the prospects for Farm Income in 1956?" Dec. 12 — Social Security For the Farmer. (FORUM) Dec. 19— Beef Cattle Feeding. Jan. 9, 1956— Swine Nutrition Jan. 16— What is the Meat Type Hog You Should Raise? (To include a carcass demonstration) Jan. 23 — New Diseases of Live- lock prevalent here in Kossuth bounty. Feb. 6— Poultry Feeding and Vlanagement (FORUM) • Feb. 13— Profitable Land Use Feb. 20— Proper Use of Com- nercial Fertilizers. Feb. 27— Grain Storage Prob- ems. March 5 or 12 — Farmer's Evening School Banquet. An enrollment fee of $1.50 for the ten meetings will be charged. The class will meet at 8 p.m. Mondays during the period. Further information may be obtained from any of the council members, Siipt. O. B. Laing or G. W. Sefrit at the high school, DX Oil Co., Lone Rock; ladies serving luncheon: Mrs Edwin Luedtke, Mrs Albert Meyer, Mrs Wm. Kruse, Mrs W, Boeckholt; hauling, Ev. Householder and others. Corn Contributors were Mr L. Berninghaus, Roy Bierle, Walter Behnke, Wm. Boettcher, F. Boettcher, Ken Bollinger, R. Baxter, W. Dreyer, F. Freyholtz, H. Hackbarth, H. Hintz, Gerald Kuecke*, Kermit Kuecker, Mrs Ida Kuecker, Ortwin Kressin, Ofville Kressin, Ray Kading, Wm. Kading, W. Kruse, Walter Krause, Edw. Lieb, Arnold Lieb, Edw. Luedtke, Ray Laabs, Albert Meyer, Ferd Mittag, Stanley and Severin Opheim, Alvin Pothast, Herbert Potratz, Mel Pompe, N. Reissner, C. Reinhardt, Elmer Ruhnke, H. Riggert, G. Riggert, Art Rusch, Gerald Radig, Don Radig, Tom Schuller, Louis Seegebarth, Martin Schmidt, Edw. Wichtendahl, Wilmer' Wichtendahl, Mrs Lydia Wetzel, Art Zumach, Clarence Zumach, Wm. Zumach. Cash Contributors: Mrs Alvina Buss, G. Blanchard, Robert Boettcher,' Mrs Angus Cotton Don Eriekson, Harold Gros?, .Nick Gengler, L. Geitzenauer, Robert Fuerstenau, Ervirt Kading, Fred Kading, Ernest Luedtke, Rupert Luedtke, Albert Metzger, Manning Brothers, W. H. Meyer, Carl Pijahn, Elmer Pijahn, Leonard Pompe, Alex Radig, Eric Seege- barth, John Schallin, Otto Wichtendahl, Ervin Wetzel, Frank Meine, Eugene Vaudt. An article on those who took part in gleaning fallen corn and their names, with result, will be given when they have completed their task. 2 Honored For 25 Years Service Jewell Studer and Will Cosgrove were ho^red with special gifts, in recognition of their 25 years service on the board of directors of the K. Si H. Oil Co., at the annual meeting of the stockholders held last week Tuesday. Over 500 attended the meeting and program. Both Studer and Cosgrove were on the original board. Studer received a traveling bag and Cosgrove was presented with a wrist watch. Annual reports were given, and a program was presented by the Wesley school band, and by musical and dancing entertainers. Reelected to three year terms on the board were Ernest Widen of Corwith, and Howard Salisbury of Burt. Ella Brandt, 61, Rites Tjitonka Titonka—Funeral services for Mrs Ella Brandt, 61, were held Tuesday, November 1, at the Good Hope Lutheran church al 1:30 p.m. with Rev. B. H. Schwerin in charge. Pallbearers were Jerry Boekelman, Carl Krause, Bob Spear, Lester Callies Fred Schmidt and Conrad Schmidt. The Swan Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Mrs Ella Brandt, daughter of Frank and Tena Franzen, was born Oct. 2, 1894. She received the Sacrament of Holy Baptism on March 15, 1895 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Titonka. She spent her childhood on a farm 4% miles northeast of Titonka. On April 4, 1909 she was confirmed in the Christian faith at Immanuel Lutheran church by Pastor August Wellner. She was united in marriage with rtenry W. Brandt on March 29, 1916 a-t Immanuel Lutheran church. The couple made thc-ir home on the present family farm near Titonka. To this union was born three children—Leona (Mrs Walter Christ of Lakota), William and Verla at home. She transferred her membership from Immanuel Lutheran Church to Good Hope Lutheran Church at Titonka in 1946. Preceding her in death were her parents, two brothers, two sisters and her husband, Henry, who died Nov. 26, 1945. Surviving to mourn her passing besides her three children are four sisters— Katie Rode, Tena (Mrs Fred Bruns), Amanda (Mrs Heiko Bruns), Flora (Mrs Meindert Ullmann), two grandchildren—Wallace and Arliss Christ of Lakota and a host of Christian friends. She passed away on Friday, Oct. 28, at St. Ann hopital at Algona. Aged Woman Is Seriously Hurt An 88-year old AJgona wo- nian, Mrs Mary Rochleau, \va?, in serious condition at St. Ann hospital Wednesday following a fall in the home of her daughter, Mrs Herman Bosworth. Mrs Rochleau fractured a hip that had beea broken several years ago when she slipped and toppled over. The accident occurred Tuesday afternoon. Each Candidate Confident Of Final Victory Algona's six-man race for the office of mayor was hitting high gear this week, with the election, next Tuesday, Nov. 8, only a few days away. Every one of the six candidates is waging an active campaign, and all have expressed confidence as io the outcome. While the mayor race is holding the spotlight, the three contested races for the city council are also general- ing sieam, although io a lesser degree than with the mayor candidates. The six candidates for mayor are Herb Adams, Wm. J. Becker, Roy Hutzell, Dr. C. C. Shierk, Frank Vera and Charles Wagner. Nearly all of the candidates are circulating campaign material, ranging from cards and posters to persona! letters, in quest of votes. The general local sentiment seemed lo be that it would be a light race right down to the wire with at least four of the candidates conceded a chance to win, and none of them conceding a thing io their opponents. Despite the size of the field, for the most pai't there are few personal enmities being exhibited. Each« candidate sincerely believes that he. would be qualified for the office, and the chief difference between candidates seems to be based on their own individual viewpoints as to what -would be best, for the city of Algona. Even here', however, all of them have spoken in< favor of greater effort to bring industry to Algona. In addition to the'election of city officers,,voters will.;be asked |Q decide on whether or not the city should, have. a,.special bond issue -for $45,000 ; to 'construct a city garage to house the city's street department equipment. The equipment is,' roughly valued at about $100,000 on' present day purchase prices. This bond issue will require a 60% majority to be successful. Polls will open at 8 a.m. next Tuesday morning, and close at p.m. In the first ward race for the council, Arthur E. Obrecht and Sugene Furst are the candidates, -.eon H, Laird is unopposed in the second ward. There ars three candidates for the council from the third ward, Mel Griffin, Arnold W. Elbert and A. R. Willrett. In the fourth ward the contest is between Richard Cook and John Dreesman. Councilman-at-large candidates are Vic Parsons and B. P. Richardson, and with two to be elected at large there is no contest. Griffin, Cook and Parsons are present members of the council. As an added incentive to vote, the Algona Teen-Age Driving Club is offering its services to drive voters to the polls, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The service free; call 199 if you want a ride. Elmer Langmack is the only candidate for the park boarct, which carries a 6-year term. County Church Council Elects The annual fall convention of the Kossuth County Inter-Church Council was held at Good Hope Methodist Church on Sunday, Oct. 30. The opening worship was led by the Rev. J. Paul Stevens pf, LuVerne. Rev. Victor Vriesen presided at the business meeting. The fol- owing officers were elected for he coining year: president, Rev. Paul Hansen, Good Hope; vice areaident, Rev. Victor Vriesen, Ledyard; sec'y-trdas, Mrs VIcKim. Good Hope; chr. of pastoral relations, Rev. Leonard Nelson, Algona; chr. of Christian Mucation, Rev. Max Goldman, Titonka; chr. of youth work, Rev. Kent Pinneo, Algona; chr. of children's work, Mrs Lance Riebhoff, Burt; chr. of men's work, Rev. C. E. Nordine, Lone Ruck. Bond Vote Dec. 5 The Algona Community School district will vote Dec. 5 on whether or not a $544,000 bond issue for a school expansion program shall be approved. An open meeting has been called for Nov. 28 to discuss the subject. Business Man Stricken C. V. Fowler, weU-known Algona businessman, is recuperating at St. Ann hospital, following medical treatment. His condition is reportedly good, and he should be released within the next few days. He is owner o! the Fowler store here.

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