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_ It wUl'befgildd tews for many to find. 6m that the -Iowa High* way Commission 1 has decided ; to replace -I'thei'^'death bridge'!, to* cated tin highway 9 just west of Lakota. , A letting for -cpnstruc- • tion of , 'a , new bridge has been set for May 29, 1986. This bridge, is , one of ; several in this alfea that tias been the scene of several' fatal motor accidents. , •'•"•':•• .'._••.*.' v ' * . ' * Dr. Clarence C. Richardson is moving this Week from.. Sform Lake where he : has been 'pastor of the 1 - Lakeside '' Presbyterian church to.'his, rtew pastorate -at the Rpseiand Presbyterian church In .Chicag^ where he takes over his, duties Dec. 1.' That makes two former Algona pastors with Chicago churches.' The other one is Rev.,M. A. Sjostrand, former First, Lutheran, pastor here, and' if our" memory serves correctly he -was here .at about the same time as Rev. Richardson. * ' * "•»••• ? , One of our oldest subscribers, Conrad W. R^be, 'drops us a note •from Minneapolis along with his renewal . . . says he reads . it all, • and enjoys Reese's, Ravings, »Woman's Y/orld, arid Evelyn's Tidbits along with the rest of the, regular news. - *..»..-. ».; - ^ . • The football guessing' contest for Saturday's games proved to be a bit expensive for your reporter. At the start, of the season our young football fans at home inquired about entering, and we ixplairied they were not eligible to win, 'but j added that they could enter arid if they did rate i: win we'd personally "pay off" equivalent, to what they might have won. Nothing happened until last Saturday; then Tom, age 10, won a technical first place in.the.UDM contest, with 16 out of 20 games right, and the nearest total point 'guess ... : he 'didn't Win the UDM first prize, but the Old Man is .out ten bucks. ~' • ' • •'•*!•' * - * ^ Th,e,ilOyeBAb((ir Issue of The National 'Photographer contairis -a 'story 'entitled "Photography in Profile" written byf^ayne De-< Mouth, former Algona, high teacher now pn the Davenport school faculty, and ! based • on the work of Nels and Kay Isaacson. Illus- tratipns used from the Isaacson's photography includes reproduc- \ions of a number of local portraits. • • * ». ' Over at Sexto'n they report a fresh, new crop of magazine solicitors . . . mostly peroxide blondes . . . finding sales a .little difficult they politely inquired if there were any bachelors living in the area. as they were always easier to see . . . our Sexton correspondent reports, however, that the Sexto'n bachelors are pretty cagey — they hit for cover when they saw • the blondes arrive. - * * * Mr and Mrs Frank Flaig of Lone Rock have returned from a trip to the Bahama Islands where they spent a week at the luxurious Emerald Beach hotel as a . reward for Frank's- sales ability. They flew by plane from Moline to Nassau, did some deep sea fishing, toured in glass bottom boats, and made a number of scenic tours. Quite a change, too, getting back home. « r « • One new suggestion made as a remedy for present prices of hogs, is revival of the food stamp plan. This makes three major suggestions on the subject, the other two being withdrawal of land from production and shifting the farm program from flexible supports back to 90 percent parity support. The food stamp plan would simply be that those -on relief, old age assistance, Social Security and aid to dependent children and blind, would be partially taken care of by food stamps, redeemable in pork, thus supplanting in part the present all-cash payments or vouchers to be spent as the recipients see fit. Nobody has ventured a guess as to how much added consumption of pork this might bring. But it would mo^ve pork. , « * « Some men lead planned, well- ordered lives.' \ Who does the ordering? Their wives. \ « * * The. Price qf Kossuth county land does not seem to be affected by the decline in price of, farm products. That may be because there is no surplus of Kossuth county land. N » » * J, Helmer of Fenton rouse* that Iowa farmers are Democrats 384 days of the year ... "the other day", he adds, "they vote Republican." '.-... ' or memory ana lorn me* riatter at.th « 1, 1938, under Act- a! CaftgTess pi LOONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1955 3 SECTIONS-22 PAGES VOL, 92 - NO. 47 i jjjiM itiareilfi .-'. ;;'; * •' ' -i • ' •-.':-• -*.-;,; -'.'^" ???.' 'V' ™ ' IQ Speakers . Of Atea Schools i ; •-•.-••-;; •> v.-v '-•••'".•'•..;•' v/^v- •->;,', "•/ St. Cecelia Academy Sodality will sponsor a Career Day. at the academy ' Tuesday, Nov€nibe'r : 29; " Sodality Barbara Officers . Bartbn, Joe Tom Kinsey . , • and Josephine Platt, and', Com mittee 'Chairmen ' tavonne Winkel and Donald Froehlich are in' charge of arrangements for the day. ' ' •.;,•.-,-. ••' ''-,,. '•.-•x.- i . V High school students from Presfentatioh J Academy, . Whitte/ more, St. Jbs'eph School, . Bode,. and St. Matthew School, ClSre, haye been invited to participate in Career Day. About 75 guests are expected. . ' ' Speakers on the program are as follows: ' , Engineering— Dr. W. C. .-. Alsmeyer, Associate Professor of, Civil Engineering, " Iowa State College, Ames: Science — Dr. John Greenlee, assistant to the Dean of Science at Iowa State College, Amfes. , v; Agriculture— Dean ' L. Barnes, Kossuth County Extension Direc- v tor. ' . ' -' , Veterinary Medicine — Dr. J. B.- Winkel, Algona. - : Home Economics— :Mary Stau,- dt, Kossuth County Extension Home Economist. " . Business-T-Robert W. Hamilton, Vice President, Hamilton .School of Commerce, -'.Mason City, Paul Meaney, , Hamilton .School ,of Commerce, Mason City. 1 •'>'*• Nursing and ' Technician Work —Mrs Stan McClintock, R, N., Pediatrics Instructor, St.' Joseph Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, Mason City; Virginia Groves, H. N., B. A., Medical ; Instructor, St. Joseph.'Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, Mason City. / A, student nurse from St. Joseph Mercy /• Hospital ' School of Nursing, Mason City, will also appear on the 'program! Student chairmen of the various conferences are: Leb'Farrell and Marleein Loebach,' P^eseiita- tion • Academy, WhHtemore'.yahd? Jim .Li.ch.ter, Tpm-' Kinsey, ,Jih Van Allen,- Ronald tBriggs, Joar? Henry,, ; Mary' nia ' Erpeldiiig; Sheila McEvoy, and Mary Kay Duffy of St. Cecelia's. The following students will act as taries: Ronald Buscher, CecU Schilmoeller, Jack Henry, Mary Hardgrove, Dorothy Kunzl, AJ-- lene Ludwig, Ruth Fox, Joan Byam, 'Bill Robinson, and Jeanette McCarthy. ' Sodalisyf will entertain the speakers at a noon luncheon. Fol- lovving registration, the. conferences of the Afternoon will get underway. Since- one of the chief purposes of the day is to provide opportunities for pupils to ask cfuestions about various occupations, no discussion group will include more than 30 students. Therefore, each speaker will give .his talk to two different groups. Bob Diekmann To Insurance Firm Appointment of Bob Diekmann as an insurance agent for the Northwestern. Mutual Life Ins. Co. in this area was announced by Bill Zimmerman, district agent, this week. Diekmanp was born, raised and attended school at Wesley. He has been a resident of Algona for the past eight years, following four years in the army. He attended an insurance preliminary school at Sioux City previous to his appointment Nov. 7. Diekmann's office will adjoin Zimmerman's in the Iowa State Bank building. Newcomers Club Elects Officers, At the Newcomers club's meeting held last week election of officers was held. Mrs John Claude is president; Mrs Poris Thpmpson, vice-president; Betty Jo Lavigne, secretary; and Mary Faulstich, treasurer. There were 33 members present, and cards were played and refreshments served, The committee in charge • was Mrs Sondra Caldwell, Mrs Mary Faulstich and Mrs Ann Keesee. Mrs Phil Diamond announced that plans for a 7:30 dinner dance would be held December 10 at the Moose Hall. The next meeting will be Pec. I at the Legion Hall •it 7:3Q o'clock, For Christmas everywhere' to make: else's holiday a • The Ghristrnasr season* 'offers, a flhe opportunity ^ ;fGr<v persons someone . cheerful a'fid .complete one, and 'for the ; fifth consecutive year,' .church groups, clubs, , families.* and . individuals haye ;a chancd^to do just that— by adbptitig a : family for- 1 Christmas. ;' - t; There are 28 families' ,qn the list compiled by Antoinette ,B6n- nstette>, Algona school nurse, and Mrs; Marvel Immerfall, Kossuth County Welfare 'officer, and the Upper Des Moines is beginning Its, fifth search for family sponsors. suc- The plan has been . cessful in the past, arid reached a peak a' year ago ,when 42:families were adopted* and' given food,' clothing and -toys. The list --will be' enlarged next week, following i complete check by FreeTurkeys InAlgpnadn Dec.5&12th Algona stores will be, open three nights each week,;.Mpnday, Friday and. Saturday,: beginning Dec. 5, for the convenience of Christmas shoppers, according to an 'announcement this 'week .from Bill Steele, .chamber of commerce secretary. Merchants will remain open^each evening the final week previous to Christmas, Dec, 19-23, as usual.: Also on the agenda are two turkey day drawings which 'will be held at the close of business, Dec. 5 and 12. The . first turkey drawing is a, certainty 'and if enough birds ' are furnished, by business- * men, the other will follow. A,, total of 132 turkeys went , '. 'to'persons whose names were.-, drawn a year ago. Registra-- tion JOT the turkeys will be theo.days.of the drawings in . • •"'" participating. , es\'wliij close; their/ipovs in ye» Dec. '27. Santa Claus will appear i on. the streets with candy for the youngsters three Saturday afternoons, Dec. 3-10-17. , SANTA CLAUS COMES TO ALGONA FRIDAY • Friday, Nov. 25, will afford children in the area a chance to meet and chat with Sartta Claus in Algona. . The big red-clad .man, attended by a helper and small, reindeer, will -appear in' one of the city fire trucks about 1:30 p.m. and travel west. on State street to his house on the southeast corner of the courthouse square. After his arrival at the house, 'he will begin handing out goodies to all youngsters who pay him a visit before 4 p.m. In the meantime, his helper and reindeer will walk up and down the sidewalks on State street, giving everyone a chance to get acquainted with a real, live wild animal. Santa has promised to bring his gentlest deer with him, one that can be petted by anyone without worry. There will be a free movie at the Algona Theater during the afternoon. M(s Tiede, 75, LuVerne, Dies Funeral services for Mrs John Tiede, 75, will be held Friday at 2 p,m. at Zion Lutheran church at LuVerne with the Rev. Louis Wittenburg officiating. 'Mrs Tiede died Tuesday about 4 p.m. at Lutheran hospital in Fort-Dodge, where she had been a patient for three weeks. She was preceded in death by her husband about two years ago, also by a daughter in infancy and a son in. his 20's, her parents and one brother. Surviving are five brothers: William and Karl Schipull; Gustav and Ferdinand Schipull of Ringsted, of Burt. and Augpst Schjpull Masonic Dinner Past Masters Night for members of Prudence Lodge of the Masonic Order will be held nqxt Tuesday evening, Nov. 28, start- with a 6:30 p.m. banquet. Famous LM$' cated to th* Postaiftw fi«w): Iliil your Chriiimai wdi .aily. thi» ft* 17 State & N«ti9 M l Aw»*d», Iaclu44il$r Several gxc»ll«ncf. few* Pwu AM'* 1895 Miss Bb'nristefter merfaU:' : ,,: .B*amilie4'cho9eh ing Pf aid; and iri most the father, is working but the,income;'is?a.lietle* so a helping hand is fteed&fo bring complete Christmfc||g 4 ' into the "home, .especially " ij " youngsters.: : •;.'.,;'.;,. /, , There, have" .been many .1; ces in the past: When ; in uals or. groups didn't, feel, could adopt a 'family ;and,; nish a 'complete, ..ChristfrtMi sucn' casess:'donations *of> clothing:; or moneys will. b cepted. All cash received Will retained -until shortly/ ;bfefo|fe Christmas and used: to for families nPt adopted,*,_,.,., „ Any-" group "-or ihdiyid/uiil wishing to'adopt a;family:shp.Uld call the Upper D.es Mbinai, phpn> 1100,4 andv v dMighate, ! ite,c)io^| ^mo'i , ; irH The mime of.' the..,-- -« -.. r -»-,be .''deVUlgedv'\it)tU just' before, Christmas^: a'Mattien only: W,iWe adopting'grpupl or undi,yidUal.y'.E;e>. ^livery of the goods can Ae mfjae 'byjthe adop'terf-^he:' UPM t cptinv ty supervisors:-';pr.' ijvelfare; of^fiqS. ; ;Familie"s '^ajrailable,' -ior..«-*-~' 'lion:;'":.-' •''' / --Lrv"; 1 '':-'-.' 1 ''*;••' . •' - - . Family No. 1—Father and sther, three boys and :six..girls L , jcluding one in poor health, rang^ ;lng in age from 19 to four., ..'•; -k \ Family No. 2—Father and mo- jther,, two boys and .five feirfS. ranging in age 'from-19 to three* ' Family No. 3-r-Foiir childrenj from six to. nine:;years,' living with grandparents. Three boys and a. girl. . .' •;'. ••• ''.''",•'•$$.'*&>:• . .^' Family No. 4—Father;* mo.the*; lour.^bOys and four girls, 1 ages; 16 ito two years, ^rf'':^' ^ : ...',- , : ; '.'.. ; Family No. 5—Father and mo-i' ;ther, four boys and four girls,from' 19 to two years Of age. ; ^,, Family No. 6—Father and mother;, a. v boy; 7, and .two girls^ -5, and three years of age, ' *' Family No. 7—Man and Wife! with unfortunate circumstane' L Family No. 8-^-Fat^er, mothi three boys and fMtf girls, ages- to pne , year.,old/- Including.:p; boy in poor health;. '''• ' '•":-.:-'' *: .-Family No. 9—Mother arid f pi children, two boys and; two -girl 'from 18 to ten years old/: , Family No. 10—Father and .., Jt'her" (in poor, health)^three bo; arid two , girls : all" Under, eig! years" oldv ...... Family No. 11 ,:... l Father, mo Set Cases For Trial As Court Term Begins Criminal Case To Open Next Week/ Damage Suit Next District court got underway ;here Monday with a trial before Judge G. W. Stlllman in a jdouble-barreled action in which Theo Kenne is plaintiff in one action with Dr. J. B. Winkel, defendant, with a judgement of $2,439.60 asked. Winkel is plain-tiff in a counter claim asking $4,525 from Kenne. Testimony, was, still being .taken Wednesday, afternoon. Judge Stillman will render the decision. There is ho jury. The petit Jury is reporting next Tuesday, with a crimir nal ease slated to be. up for : trial, .the State/of Iowa vs. Clarence D.' Meyer, on a charge of obtaining money under false pretenses., Meyer was returned from Texas, 'earlier this Week by' Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst. The Titonka man was out on $2,000 bond and disappeared. The" bond, for $2,000, was; posted by his mother, Mrs Daniel Meyer who lives .north of :German Valley. County Attorney L:', W. Nitchals said that notices of* the bond 'forfeiture have been served on both Mrs Meyer and ;her son, and they have 10 days /after service to appear before the court and show cause why .there should not be a judgement ;foi' the amount of the bond as a ^forfeiture. As of Wednesday, no appearance had been made. ; In the meantime, Meyer was taken before 'Justice Nemmers at Bancroft, Tuesday afternoon, and given a preliminary hearing on a new charge, that of forgery. On this charge bond was set at $10,000, ' On Dec. 5 the damage suit of Sherry Kuchenreuther vs. George Eden, in which the plaintiff asks $40,504.50 is, slated to go to trial. The suit • arose as the result of a motor fatality Jan. 8, 1955, north of Buri on highway 169. . Second trial on the civil docket slated to be that of Zola Donna, 'er- --vsi- Donald-.WtfEmhJer.: non-jury cases are also to 14 years old.. Family No. 12—Mother,.father and five girls, from three to' ten years old. • < ... Family No. 13—Mother and father and two boys, 16 and 14 years old. Family No. 14—Mother and 2 girls, 16 and 11. Family No. 15—Father' (ill health) and mother; and boy, 18., •' Family No. 16— Father, two boys and a girl, from ten to 14 years.' •,. • - : . •.--.-, :. ,• • „;;,. Family No. 17—Mother, father, eight children,' including three babies. ... Family No, 18—Father and mother and girl, .15. Family No, 19—Mother, father and little boy, 2. • • Family No. 20—Man and wife who could use added cheer. Family No. 21—Father, mother, two boys and four girls, from one to 12 years old. Family No,'22—Mother with two boys and two girls, from four to 11. Family No. 23—Father and mother, three boys and three girls, from seven to 17 years of age. Family No. 24—Father, boy 15, and three girls, seven to 16 years old. Family No. 25—Mother, boy, 3, and girl, 2. Family No, 26— Mother and boy, 6, and girl, 5. Family No. 27—Mother, 3 boys and two girls, from four to nine years old. Family No. 28—Mother, three boys and two girls, from five to ten years of age. The above descriptions give the basic facts on the families.' Per* sons interested in further information on a family may. inquire and gef all that is available, with the exception of kames. The family location will be given those adopting one shortly before Christmas. Here's YOUR chance to make Christmas, 1955, a merry one for EVERYONE. and six .boys, ranging. from. four s iated. In one Joseph Kline is License To Wed Only .wedding license issued during the past week went to Bernard F. Gifford and Jean D. Scott, both of ,Burt, Nov. 17, Fair Board Sets Annual Meeting Annual meeting and elec- tutn of officers of *h$ Kossujh County Agricultural Ass'n will take place at 2 pjn. next Tuesday. Nov. 29, at the Farm Bureau meeting room. it was announced this by L. W.'NUchaJi, fair Annual rw»ll givfn, Tto t«m» of &* Tboreson will w«l b* , and plaintiff with Ted Hoover Jr. defendant. In the second, Arlene Alice Bunting is plaintiff and Francis Bunting defendant. One case was settled, that of Deanna Scobba vs. Russell Parsons, with • a compromise settlement of $1,500 awarded the plaintiff. ; Two new cases were also filed in district court. J. G. Clapsaddle is" plaintiff with M. W. and Ida Woltz as defendants, in a writ of attachment action asking $552.51. The second case is that of N. B. Best vs. Herman Geilenfeld, asking judgement for $454 in connection with a. note. Mothers Flee Fire In Burt School Annex Burt—Both the Burt and Bancroft fire departments battled a stubborn blaze in the Burt school Annex, last Wednesday evening, before bringing the flames under control, A dinner was underway in the Annex when the alarm was turned in at about 5:30 p.m. and the Band Mothers group made a hurried exit. Food was rushed from the kitchen and cars parked nearby were rapidly moved as the fife companies arrived on the scene. A high wind from the west kept the flames away from homes just south of the Annex. The Annex was built in 1949, and has been used for the homemaking and manuel training rooms, and a welding shop. Much cjamage was done to all, particularly the manuel training and welding shop. On Dec.' 9 the voters of the Burt area will vote on whether or not they wish to sponsor a $250,000 school bond expansion program, and the fire in the Annex may have some bearing on the outcome of the vote, it is felt. Jack Zerbe Hurt In Press Mishap Jack Zerbe k former Algona and Wesley resident, now publisher of the Winfield Beacon at Winfield, Iowa, recently received a serious injury to his hand, when he caught it between the ink rollers <jf a press. Jack operated a newspaper at Wesley before going to Winfi«ld. Thfc report said that efforts of his wife to (fee the hand were unsuccessful «nd she h«d to go for help before the hand cbulfl bf lre«4 from the rollers. Man Killed In Crash, Lakota Death Bridge Car Plunges Info Drainage Ditch, Tuesday Golden Weddings Mr and Mrs Will S. Cosgrove, pictured above, will observe their Golden Wedding anniversary Sunday, Nov. '27,, at the Cosgrove farm home north of Wesley. They wilMiold open house from 2 to 5 p.m. No special program is planned, and they request no gifts. The couple were married Nov. 28, 1905, at St. Cecelia's Catholic -church in Algona by Father Halpin. Mr. Cosgrove was born on the farm on which they live-today. Mrs Cosgrove, the former Thora Johnson, was born in Hamilton county. The couple have lived their entire married life oh the Consgrove farm. When they, were married, Will's folks moved off and the. newly weds moved on. • ..^ Today they are members of St. Joseph's parish.at Wesley.'., Mr Cosgrove has.held numerous community and civic positions. He was the, town. clerW '6t Wesley t^p, ; _|oj<} a number, of .years,, has been-a member of'% r e""T!bnka"Elevatdr 'board for 28 years-;artd 'a member of the K. & H. Oil Co, board of directors for 25 years since its organization. For 15 years he served as supervisor of the third Kossuth district, and retired only recently at the end of his last term, January 1, 1954. The couple have seven children. They are Genevieve (Mrs Clem.Haggerty), Clear Lake; Kenneth, Calumet City, 111.; Andy and John at home; Lucille (Mrs Art Schiltz), Bancroft; Donald, now in the Pacific with the U. S. Navy; and Richard, of Titonka. All the children will be present for the occasion except Donald. Mr Cosgrove has one brother, J9hn of Mason City. Mrs Cosgrove has a brother, Harvey Johnson, living in Algona, and another brother, George, now in Oregon, as well as three sisters all living outside of the 'county. (Photo by Nels Isaacson). 'A 61'year*old Wo'odbUrn, Iowa, man became the llth traffic fatality in Kossuth county, Tuesday afternoon. John Thomas Exley was killed instantly when a car in which he Was riding went out of control as it approached the "death bridge" on highway 9, a halt mile west of Lakota, about 4:35 p.m. Driving the car was Antonio Pacheco, 25, of Des Moines. He was : injured and taken to the Buffalo Center hospital, where Sheriff Lindhorst was informed Wednesday that; his condition was not serious. Had Passed Truck "As Sheriff Lindhorst and state highway patrolmen* .pieced to- , gether details of'the','fatal accident, the machine was traveling • east. Exley owned the car, a 1953 Pontiac, but, Pacheco was driving it for him. The; car passed one truck and started to pass another, just before getting to the bridge. At that point the driver saw another machine approaching • from the east and also saw the narrow bridge. The car swerved into the ditch on the north side of the road, and then slid and < crashed into the dredge ditch on the north side of the bridge. Visibility was poor, and the driver .did not see the narrow bridge until he swung out to pass. ' Paul Kockler of Lakota, one of the first to arrive at the scene, gave what aid he could and summoned authorities, and an 'ami balance. Dr. '• John Schu,tter> county (,coroner, said, he .believed death was instantaneous ; ! fov Exleyr -whose -body • wals • pinned in the car by the impact. ; One Death A Month Sheriff Lindhorst said that the county has averaged one auto fatality a month, for 1955. "Wa have one to go," he added. In 1954 there were six fatalities in the county from motor accidents. There were two other motor crashes in the county, both last Sunday. Sunday morning, Vernon B. Robison, 47, of Dakota City, was critically injured in a collision feight miles south and four east^ of Algona. His car and one driven by Andrew Laubenthal of Liver-* more collided at a county road intersection. Laubenthal's wife Was also injured. Robison is at St. Ann hospital. Mr Robison suffered internal injuries, lacerations on his arm and head, shoulder and hip injuries in the crash. Mrs Laubenthal, riding with her husband at the time, suffered a bruise above her right eye and injuries to a leg. The Robison auto was a total Wreck, while Luubenthal's 1955 vehicle was damaged to the extent of $1200, according to patrolmen Sievers and Holman who investigated. In the second mishap, a car driven by Thomas McNally, Km- metsburg, went off the road and intd a field just west of Burt on highway 169. McNally was not injured, but he was fined $100 and costs by Justice C. H. Ostwinkle later in the day cm a charge of reckless driving filed by the highway patrol. Titonka — Mr and Mrs Oscar E. Miller, above, observed their Golden Wedding anniversary Sunday, Nov. 20, with open house m the Fellowship Hall of the Titonka Methodist church. J. L. Miller of Burt, no relative, acted as master of ceremonies at the afternoon program. A family dinner was held at the Johnson House m Algona. Mr and Mrs Miller were married at Rockford, 111. 50 years ago on Nov. 15, 1905, at the Congregational church there. In 1908 they moved to a farm in Pocahontas county, and in 1920 to a farm north of Wesley. In 1930 they retired from the farm and moved to Titonka where they have lived ever since and where Mr Miller operates a feed mill. Mrs Miller is the former Nellie Ashelford of Algona. The Millers have two children, Ruth Edna (Mrs Bernard J. Kirk) of Brentwood, Md., and Hazel Elizabeth (Mrs J. H. Williams) of Boone, la. They also have three grandsons. The daughters were present for the occasion. Frank! Winner, Corn Yield Test An Irvington man, Gerald Frankl, received a trophy and award of $30 for his first place entjy in tha Koasuth County Corn YteW Contest during, pre- sentfttion eerfmonies «t the annual service club-farmer's banquet Monday night at the VFW hall in Algona- tor at Rowan, addressed th« 165 Frankl outdistanced all rivaj men present. entrants in the contest with an average yield of 125 bushels. Second place winner, Harvey Larson, Armstrong, averaged 101.39 bushels, and William and Alphonse Erpelding, Algona, took 3rd with their 95.5 average. Huah Black, Edmond Arend and W. H. Bosworth, Algona; Leo Crawford, Lakota; and Charles and flenry Eggerth, $we« City, eacfc received $6 for honorable mention in the contest. Rev. Lingard, Methodist pas- Chairmanship To Eugene Murtagh Eugene Murtagh, of the Druggists' Mutual Insurance Co. of Algona, was elected chairman of the Mutual Alliance of Iowa, at a group meeting held last week in conjunction with the state meeting of the Iowa Ass'n of Mutual Insurance Companies. There are 23 Iowa companies in the Mutual Alliance group. Representing the Kossuth Mutual Insurance Ass'n from hare were Lola Scuffham, secretary of the association, and Mr and Mrs Hugh Raney. Open Forum On Bonds, Monday The general public is invited to attend an Open Forum on the subject of ih,e pending $544.000 bond issue for expansion of the Algon* Community School system. Th» meeting will be held Monday evening. Nov. 28. at 8 p.m. at the high school. Perry Collins, board of education president will preside. Tat pro* and corm of the bond feaut and school needs will be discussed during a question period.

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