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,.f... /^rV-rMw Bes>t* of Bifltory attd Des Moina* 19, ••:••;. Ciif istfflas is 1 .. M jtlrhe.:WtteH most of us light' up our homes, we shbulH'jSe Cfitelul not to- bufn; them tin' as Well. It has Mjpgflip Before; : When it does^ovefloaded '< electMcBl systernd. aM usually: td blames ; „ ';^,The.' Naffdrifl /ElSclMeal' Cofttrflefofs association - ^offet-S,/;foufv a^gesitiBittS :^Mf avoiding: trouble 'from: .ChrlslmaS lighting:' ' '-,•"-;,- --•- 'v : -- ;r ; " '• I/ Be ,sUrf-alf,extension cords and special lighting _, -ififtieht are 6f eqmtSetent manufacture and certified by the,,^nderwHter l s v «l|boratofM.;, , ' • ~ 2. Do.ttbt overload household Circuits/ •'-."•'• • ',-;•-..3. If outside lighting is used, WaM'sure the proper , heavy-duty wiring: is installed, •••«'• 4. D6 not lise frayed or bi eausf a short circuit and lead ; ,i r i. Accidents in and around .tnwghl . tMiTlast^isry caused ?66^f«te ' tiqrial Bc^rdVllsf»iFire .tlfitifWiii a loss M about attiiUidflaelllfl,-,.,, „ .•. were,atteibu1ed'td;eareWslne|ii^^it., The'>'Cohtrac:tbrs assoc^a^iol^Wflrevliii:• IS-ampere fiis* *s. Will take care of, most reasdMbWdfftds f''"?nl Christ...-:••.-.•-.' • :.•.'•.::•:• S1-E.MS- 1 .\" \ Example Of Fire Hazard which might . fires. ,,- iB at Qhristmas lng to /the tin-. hi9 represented' ; bf the accidents " mas decorations. If a fuse burns out, remove some of the extra lights from the circuit operating from that fuse. You will have removed enough to-be safe when y £ lt ii! rj [L a new fuse B "d it doesn't burn out. You can Wen pe removed lights to another circuit. ' vr ,,N6Ver put in a heavier fuse when one blows out because of extra drain on a circuit. The average home ejeCtrical system isn't built to handle such a strain. ., Do not under any circumstances, the association Wftrns, stick pennies behind fuses to increase their capacity. That eliminates the safety feature of the fuse and may set the house a firs. The association offers a simple way to figure the capacity of a 15-ampere circuit. Such a circuit can handle up to 1,700 watts. Just add up the number of, watts stamped on all 'light bulbs and appliances on n single line from one electrical cutlet. Since smail Christmas tree lights are seldom more than 7'£ Watts a great many can be carried. Don't use candles to decorate trees unless you lake extraordinary precautions. A tree with candles should be specially, treated to resist fire. Entered as second class 1 , matter at the postoffiee rat Algona, 1 & »•"'•» Nov.' 1, 193J. i. under Act of ; Corigress of March .3, 1879. f -Z \ fALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1955 4 SECTIOMS - 30 PAGES VOL. 92 - NO. 51 . ., .. . . VThere w'one CMsfifeai ;fre«' : in Algona that's I'diffei-erit."-:'. It is avVPltimber's Special,'/ TKe tree ,1s made^iintireiyrof ^metal,: and was ^desighMj, and ; prodliied? in .. tto ; Irohr HjInlBing-& ^Heating shdp, ; and. aftef ; t6mpletiprt w'as • r?sehtedfetfc«Jiir8 ) lrcJns . ,v rons; w&rti Jigjit 'along with liple ^ thing f f i; she -, trimmed '• r.ee ; in ; herlSWHS a \. but 5 • &..._. • wliplip thing ?$' she • trimmed ? ' the ' tee; in; herlSpWHSway, \. but^re- beUed. at .the ^suggestion IhaVf'eli bows'! and similar p"lambing'gad- gets be .used.-.^;.4 t :'-*;''":/ y;-i\ '~ These vChrisfrnasv prof tarnst ca'n sometimes have 1 ; some rare" interludes, Welnave the.case offMw- Shirley * (Doc) Snyder in mind, tier youngest, Tommy, was'in the racial Wallace (program,^and ;nis costume ; consisted of a Teddy Be;ar: joutflt Jrito .which^ he- had to be sewed and remain f or, three hours.' As she 'completed the final ' stitches ;. which ' securely sewed, Tommy inside, she suddenly .:; remembered, and asked, "Have you been-to the bathroom?" : , 1 •••'-..»" '.»""• Jess Lashbrpok, cily street cornmissioner; : Who had hoped ,. that the recent vqte might have favored a "measure to build a new city equipment building, -says that he piled a ; nice 'batten 01 sand up for -.use f in sanding, streets in the .Winter,-• only "to have it freeze solid as a result' of cold "weather and below-freezing temperatures in the present ila frame' equipment structure. Efforts-are made to heat it, but it's like,trying to heat a sieve', Jess reports. (The fuel oil bill for the Nov. 18-Dec. 10 period ai the sjved i|as^$H4.47. ; " ;• - >: Rescues Stricken Couple .-> . ./^--v^^'^^^st^-:V '&;•& i; vHiTV:, • •" ••"-".; •. - • n •-; ii^T^ifmiWriairttVTiiitTti-rtiamftihiiriiiAi . ifirii'iiViifBrr-' 'T I'rfli '-'i. , ' — !.^>.J«1L...... !..'.' . • • .: t •: • - I ' I :»$ ' -.'- . T.". .-...'We w«re somewhat ^maaed/io • fa^ur cash;; dfaw.^?' at the;iUDM migljl ha^fe-iitdi'ne'4 jn that penny .. i-tKBrl-fat.jBfiSakfa'st the other morniiig the' awful?truth dawned ... (>h the box of <a,popular type of^kid's cereal was tne statement that each box contained some "rare coin" from, a foreign land; and sure ( enough, .South Africa was one : of . them ... some Dad ev.5dently,"swiped one ,of those "rare r coins.". Anvwnv. WO'UA "rare .coins.! 1 ," Anyway, we've passed it, along to a. fellow who jollecti foreign coins;. .-,'''.-., •'•' rt . r • - :«, ";-. ' 'Latest Dept. of'Agriculture -, figures show that in 1950 there were 203,159 'iarms in 'Ibwa. In 195:4 thare were 192,933 or ,a decrease of ,5 percent. .''• '. '? >•-,.' •• .• '-, .-..».-_;•*. * ' . 'Maybe that- U.S. Senator from North ' CarQlina' 'has something ... traveling through - -Iowa he reports he was greeted, by blank looks when 1 ,he ordered such' corn- consuming, things . as countiy ham, grits, corn pone, corn bread and hush-puppies.. .well, senator, so far as we are- concerned you can,have the grits, but the rest sounds OK. - • . We note with considerable interest the statement of another senator—this on<$ on the state level—who trys to sluff off the present hog prices by saying they are no lower than in 1941 "when you know who'f was president... sure, but he fails 1 to add that in 1941 it took only 36 pigs to buy a tractor, -and, today . it takes about 138.. • one of those things you can conveniently forget, if you want to... somehow or other we don't think a major; ity of farmers are going to forget it this time, especially when they read in the Register, Wed• nesday morning, that the administration is proposing "increased spending of several billions next year for foreign aid, military es-« tablishments and programs ad* vocated by the secretary ot health, education and welfare." Not a word about the farmers 1 Something else can be added to that slogan, "Everything is bopm-r ipg but the guns—and American agriculture." That the'"spirit of Christmas" really arid .truly exists in the land .—and in Algona ..particularly— .can'-'be: attested to 'by Le'yi Hen- dren.CM, and his wife, 6iy who sii)ce>..g.'disastrous 'fire'gutted their; small- home Jn northeast Algona last Tjiursday, have.jbeen overwherfned by community /generosity. ..,.' ,,'.. , ,.•-,."•.', ,;'v.,'...•'.', Firemefa' are shown* In 'the photo as they subdued. the flames which totally destroyed all belongings of the,elderly, couple, and left them standing! in'.'the sub-z^ro weather with /only the Clothes they wore.; :V :-'.-.- : '>'V*-'.r . As- soon as word -6t the'disas- ter'.spre'ad, neighbors ahd!organ- issdtions' went into action,'arid in the" days '•followingAiorV.liiIrrJahci Mt-s jHendreh, it was Uke;;S ««^M4Hvv«j +w^*wYV4*15 me AH 1C)-: l^l^Jr were taken in by the Cleo BJacks until 'a small house on' Pdplar Fajnou* nei? speaking . btfcie Con- inv«*Jl- gation group) "Our wor»t »urplu« {* in |bf «mpty h«adi in the adminwtration of our jja?m progyaro," street •east 01 the Milwaukee depot, loaned by the jRobert Braun -family, 'could'.be--made ready. •Neighbors'who rushed to the flaming'home, and assisted Algona .firemeh were Dave King Max King. Otto Westling, Raymond .-Westjing,, Robert•/, Braun, Robert Gillingham, Helmer Hel-. mers and Floyd Newville. After the fire, Newville; started off a personal 'campaign'. for .furids • for the Hendrens, with 'a dollar of his own. and to this fund the following contributed: Barry's Recrea- tioni Hugh Carroll, Ray-Cunningham, Sid Spear, Judo St. -John, White' Front Tavern, Lee Hopkins, Glen Adreon, Robt.'Munger. .George Willey, Harley Hansen Kate St Jean's Cafe, Charles Paxson, Margaret Reese., Oliver S. Carlson, N. B, Best, Charles C, Reffeiv H. W. Peterson, Emery Chapman, Wilbur Courtney, Wm Ettel, Ray Clolberg, Matt Streit; Garland -Bradley, -Dick Helmers, Lee Hatcher, Ted Vera, and John W, Helmers. Numerous other cash donations were made "on the spot" to the Hendrens, including one from the Algona Upper Deg Moines Christmas fund. Calls from- all parts of the area' came in to the Red Cross office, also, with offers of help and assistance, according to Mrs Cidney Laird, Red Cross secretary. , ' .Among individuals and local of Mr Hendren and his wife, were the follbwing: Mr and Mrs L. A Copp, mattress and clothing: Vernon Kline, stove; Mr and Mrs Jim Devino, davenport and chair: Mrs Otto Westling, dishes and groceries; Mrs Earl Sprague and Mrs Harry GO'dden, kuchen utensils, groceries; S. W. Nelson, Francis A4ams, Mrs Ever,s, Harry Simmons and the Busy Bees, clothing. •, , A full set of inner and outer clothing was given to Mr Hendren by Zender's, and a 'similar contribution of clothing for Mrs Hendren was given by Graham's store. All furnishings in the couple's home was destroyed, so i) dining set was given by Richardson's Furniture, a davenport by 'Foster's, and a bureau by Bjustrom's Furniture The liendrens had purchased a radio from Beecher Lane Appliances and had it delivered the Thank You! Algona Upper Des Moines. Algona, Iowa' . • Dear Sir: ••••"•' . "••:. We do not know how to say Thanks to all who have, helped ufi out so much" since our fire last Thursday morning, .and 'so we are sending , you this letter, for 'the paper, and' we hope all who came to :0ur help read i}. We did riot realize there were so ma^iy kind folks/ and all the groceries and clothing, and furniture that has been given tb us has made us very happy.. • ., .There are so many to thank; I Was,.'downtown When the t fire •started?- arid : got there when the house*,wa9- i pretty-.-w,ell- »gone. I am thankful to God that my wife' lived through it. We are going to thank every body personally that we can, bu we would like it very much i you can put this letter in th paper* tb 'tell' fblks how we fee We are going to have a Men- Christmas after all, and we bop Thick AiiW Eseapie llaiiii ,.;;:,.-..^-;«,, ; - '•, •-: ' -**. -ft**. ?&?£$. It's Christmas......Soon! .«Two-Algeria men .u v *« escaped. ..death ', jStinday : *^ When a Semi-truck iai, which* *u.vx wereTidihg .plunged off a •bridge; 30 feet into-a dry river bed a'-fp-W; miles north ; 0f Hannibal/ tyo w?« , : 'A. : A. '! (Heinle) jl* isher.v' dnvefr' n£ the truck) .is'in' c'ritfcdl^cpqe&i* tion at; St. , El iza.be this. 3i : qspitalf H.annibal; : Virgil'-, Sjiackelford- riding with him,: is in fair* col iion at the same 'bospItSl: •'A Fisher suffered ankles, le'gs severely icr.ashed '' below .knees, broken "nan9,™ -'broken ribs, a collapsed liinjpf!'' s second degree burns -over ihiVf *bbdy and face and .anuliipfe; lacerations and .bruises] v'HisK condition was much-'improY- ? t ed as of Wednesday night* and hopes for his recoveryr are goody He is,expected?Jo£$ be moved to Forl < Dodge ' i next-week. • , '-,,'' •'";•, Vvrj Shackelford. also suffered' two broken ankles and crushed hefiuts as well as chest injuries. Plans are made for flying him to a bori£ pecialist at Fort Dodge this friday. , \ ' Both Mrs Fisher and" Mrs Shackelford were flown by Stu Albright'to their bedside Monday morning along with Nat Bahgs:of Western", Buyers Avftose- A ~""~' "'""' n the .accident. Bill Barn/,36, Dies Suddenly, S; you all dOjtqo. Mr and Mrs Levi Hendren day before the fire. The radiv, went-up in smoke, and is being replaced by -Beecher. So what 'looked like a "cata strophe for Mr and Mrs, Hendren last Thursday, as they stood Ughtly-clad in the .bitter cold and wept over the scene of their -ruined home, has turned out .to ue' a 'Merry Christmas' after al —thanks to the generosity of a helpful community. A letter expressing their thankfulness to all the many who came to their assistance, and given to the Upper Des Moines by Mr Hendren/ is published elsewhere in today's issue. 2 Seniors Vie For. Scholarships Two Algona high seniors are among a crop of sharp seniors who have advanced to the semifinals ' 6f the largest private scholarship program in Amer- ipan history. Sandra Shumway and Dick Vipond are among the 5,000 who will take their second 'examinations Jan. 14, in n, quest for one of the 425 four-year scholarships offered by National Merit Sch-, olarship Corporation. T h e r £ were 60,000 taking the first round of exams. Jnclu 3 From County Get ISC Degrees Three Iowa State College seniors from this area, Jack Bohn, Wesley; Jerry Johnson, Cor with; and Richard Pehrson, Swea City; received diplomas during fall quarter graduation exercise? at Ames last week. Each accepted a position prior to graduation and will report Withm a few days. Bohn will remain at Ames to take graduate work and will also be employed at the Atomic Energy Commission laboratory; Johnson heads for Chatsworth, Cal. and his job with North American Aviation; and Pehrson is reporting to Farmers National Co.. Sioux City. He will be a farm manager for that' firm. ' Fractures Hip Mrs C. C. Cooper was taken by ambulance to University hospital, Iowa City, Tuesday morning for operation on a hip which was fractured two weeks ago when she fell on an icy sidewalk near feer home, Her son, gaf 1 Cooper, accompanied the ambulance and then rfturn£4 Freak Circumstance The accident happened" at' a narrow bridge near Palmyra,'Mo, The men were', 'returning the truck after, delivering;a'load of hogs at Nashville, Tenn. -They had just refueled. The road was wide except that it,narrowed at the approach to the,"bridge. .Another semi-truck, also owned by Western Bdyers from Gutteh- berg, was loaded with hogs and just coming.off the bridge,-meeting the ill-fated truck. It appears that as the two trucks passed, a vacuum may have been created. As a result the empty truck was flung against the guard rail. Fisher was unable to free the' truck, from .the rail. The truck rode the rail .for 80 feet and then climbed 12 feet onto the steel girder of -the bridge before plunging 30 feet into the dry river bed. There have been five or six serious accidents at this same bridge. (The bridge was similar to the one just south oi Algona op 169.) The cab of the truck was on fire before taking the plunge. When it landed both men were thrown out. Fisher's body was afire. Shackelford, seeing two blankets ..which had been thrown out of the cab, threw them over Fisher and put out the flames, saving his life. First Serious Mishap The cab was completed burned. me new trailer, , which was aluminum and only on its second rip, was badjy damaged. The wo units are valued at about 20,000. This is the first serious acci- !ent to be placed on the Western Juyers records since they es- ablished their headquarters in .Igona a number of years ago. Fisher was a relief driver for Western Buyers having started vith them in October when he losed his summer resort near Valker, Minn., for the winter. He s also a former resident of Alona. While here he operated is own trucking business and ad the Kaiser-Frazer garage or several years. Shackelford is a long-time mployee of Western Buyers. Nat Bangs and Bob McCullough will fly to Hannibal Friday to bring Shackelford to P'ort Dodge . i .• We take pleasure in presenting the 1955 Christmas issue «bf'The Algona Upper Des Moines, and hope it pleases you. In this issue, you will find Christmas messages from some two hundred firms and Individuals, news of holiday happenings, and we call your special attention to the Christmas presentation of Algona's twelve churches. May you have good reading! A Merry Christmas To' You All • from the < UPPER DES MOINESfUBLIsrilKlG CO. Publishers of "the Algona^fUpfier DesVMoines 17 Donate Rare Blood To Save A Whittem&re life Fractures Hip, Fall On Ice Titonlca—Sever Pannkuk had the misfortune of falling on the ice Saturday on his way up town. It happened about a half block south of his place on the corner as he was crossing the street. He was taken home by some of the neighbors and later taken to the hospital in Britt where he was under observation «nd later X-rays were taken and it was found he h.ad a badly broken hip. At the present time he still is at the Pritt hospital. * -An urgent, wide-spread search for donors with type O, Rh negative blood, needed for transfusions for Francis Slagle, 49, Whit- te^nore high school superimen- deflV; ended successfully Sunday night, and Monday morning. SJagle entered St. Ann hospital Tuesday, f)ec. 13, following a severe heart attack. He had suffered- a couple of.mild attacks prior to the one that hospitalized him. Mr Slagle began hemorrhaging Saturday, and transfusions administered to him used up all O, Rh negative blood available here and at Fort Dodge and Mason City. Commander Russ Harris and service officer Bob Gengler or the Whittemore Legion post began the blood search Sunday. They contacted all Legion posts in the area, many radio and TV stations, newspapers, and announcements were made in many churches ne,arby in an attempt to locate donors. Th^e response was tremendous. Prospective donors waited in line- at St. Ann to have their blood typed, and doctors in various towns around the county aided the hunt by taking specimens from all who offered. Seventeen persons gave blood at St. Ann. They were John Carroll, Donald Deal. Jesse Blanchard, Willis Godfrey, Ray Priebe, Wayne Fimmesia, Wayne Bell, Del- rner Reding, Robert Reding, James Merryman, Milford Elbert, August Slagle, Maurice Schwint, Verne Higgins, Gordon Higgins, Jim Kolp and Phil Eischen. Calls came in from prospective donors from all over this area, the state and from as far away as Indiana. A list was made, and is now on file in the lab at St. Ann in case more is needed. Thirteen pints have been used by Mr Slagle so far, and according to hospital authorities, he is now making fine progress toward recovery. The all-out ef- tort by everyone, not only those who gave blood, was Undoubtedly responsible for saving Mr Slagle's life. Pies In West Philip Illg, 59, a nephew of Mr and Mrs Fred pig of St. Joe and well known at'6t. Joe, died Dec 10 in Los Angeles. He is survived by his wife and one daughter, and a sister, Mrs Rony Thilges of Tracy, Mian, - Weather Balloon Down At Lakotq Lakoia—A weather balloon made of plastic material, 25x30 feet in size, landed on the Helmut Griese farm last week. It was first seen by two Interstate Power Co. workers as they were driving east of Lakoia, as it drifted to earth. Fearing it might become entangled in power lines, they followed it until it landed. However, a carload of men who had been following its course from Minneapolis' arrived about the same time. The balloon contained instruments to register wind, weather conditions and barometric pressure. Medical Society Annual Meeting Dr. John Kenefick of Algona was elected president during the annual staff dinner and business meeting at St. Ann Hospital Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. Dr. R. Beardsley, Liyermore, was lamed vice president and Dr. Robert Horton, Algona, was reelected to the secretary-treasurer jost. The two retiring officers were Dr. M. G. Bourne, Algona, president, and Dr. Dan Bray, vice president. The regular monthly meeting followed the dinner, and the 17 doctors present then held a county medical meeting. Committees for the coming -year will be announced later. The turkey dinner was served by Mrs Craig Smith, Mrs Jack Chrischilles, Mrs Ted Herbst and Mrs Harold Erickson, members of the St. Ann Auxiliary. More Records To Keep On Farm By the end of January all farmers who hire farm hands and pay the farm hand $100 or mqre cash wages in 1955 will have to file Social Security forms for those employees, by Jan. 31, 1956. They should apply for a farm employer's identification before then, George Replogle, representative of the Fort Dodge Social Security Office, said today. The farm employer can get the ipplication for this number at :heir nearest Internal Revenue Office, Art A. Bishop, UNW Agent 11 Years, Dies Funeral services for Arthur A. Bishop, 75, agent in Algona for the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad for 22 years from 1921 to 1943, were held Wednesday, Dec. 21, with commital services at Riverview cemetery here at 1 p.m., following funeral services held at the Major Funeral Chapel in Mason City at 10 a.m. Mr Bishop and the Bishop Cum ily are widely known in thi area. In 1943 Mr Bishop was made general agent at Mason City, and following his retirement fron railroad service in 1947 he unc Mrs Bishop continued to make Mason City their home. Mr Bishop was u member 01 the First Methodist church in Algona, and belonged to the same church in Mason City. He was a past master of the Masonic LodgH, past patron of the Order of the Eastern Star, and has been a member of the Brotherhood ot Railroad Telegraphers for 54 years. He was also a member of the C. & N.W. Veterans Association. Mr Bishop is survived by his wife, Helen McBroom Bishop, and six children:'(Margaret) Mrs B. L. Hilliard, Sarasota, Fla.; (Esther) Mrs W. W. Patterson, Sun Diego, Cal.; (Ruth) Mrs Robert L. Gorr of Minneapolis; Harry A. Bishop, M. D., Frankton, Indiana; James R. Bishop, St. Louis; Mo.; and John G. Bishop, Pittsburg, Pa. Another son, Charles Alan, preceded his father in death. Two brothers also survive, John N. Bishop of Rowley, la., and Robert H. Bishop of Sarasota, Fla. and there are three grandchildren. Mr Bishoji .succumbed to a heart attack. He and Mrs Bishop would have observed their golden wedding anniversary in 1956. Young Businessman's .Rites Set For Friday Morning Bill Barry Jr., 36, one of the most widely known ydung business men of this area,. dropped dead a few mihutes before 0 p.m. Tuesday evening, as the result of a sudden heart attack while he was working at. the • Barry Recreation, here, which he owned. -He had just given change to a customer, when he slumped forward, His! father, W. A. Barry Sr, was standing next to him, and grabbed him as he began to fall. The son died in his father's arms. Nearly everyone knew Bill Barry, and his sudden death came as a great-shock to a host of friends, as well as a tragic loss to members of his o\yn family: - •.;.,.'.'•.' There had been no previous indication that Bill ( had'any heart' ailment, although he had'not felt well on Saturday, but seemed to be feeling better by Monday, when he performed his usual tasks and helped his dad start the latter's car in the 21 below, weather. , Two years ago he went through the Mayo Clinic, and if-Bill, knew then or- later, of any heart condition he may Have had, he kept the inforrnation to himself. William Andrew Barry Jr. was born Nov.;5, 1919, in Algona, and •lived here his entire> r lffe with"" the exception of two school years spent at Crelghton University Jn Omaha. He graduated from St. Cecelia's Academy in 1936, and after his two years ,nt Creighton, returned here to assist his father in the business. ' Later he pin- chased the business from his dad, although the- latter had assisted nis son from time to time. Bill Barry Jr. Local Clearance Sales Begin Along with Christmas messages in today's issue of the UDM, downtown Algona stores are also bringing important news for shoppers, in the form of announcements of their After- Christmas clearance sales. These annual sales are scheduled to start Tuesday morning, Dec. 27, and full details are contained in the merchants' ads. On January 2, 19-11, Bill was married to Colleen Hood, at. St. Cecelia's Catholic church in Algona. The couple had five children, Richard, Mary Kay, Thomas, Marcia and Susan, all of whom survive, as well as. Bill's parents, and Mrs Barry's parents, Mr und Mrs Lloyc) Hood of Fort Dodge. Bill also had one sister, Betty, Mrs Roy Berrie, of Mason , City. Funeral services have been set for 9:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 23, ut St. Cecelia's church here, witli Consignor P. P. Gearen, Father Harold Cooper and Father C. A. Ahman officiating at the Solemn Requiem High Mass. Hamilton r uneral Home is in charge of arrangements. The Knights of Columbus, of vhich Bill was a member with joth third and fourth degree, will >rovide a 4th Degree Honor Ouard. Burial will be in Calvary cem- •tery, here. Pallbearers will be: ohn Hopkins, Wade Hansen, Pat Cullen, Walt Bradley, Russ Pickett and Paul Seeley. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Leo Cassel, Dick Noonan, Floyd Holt, William Bestenlehner, Leonard Meissner and Fred Kent Jr. Bill was a member of the Kiwanis Club, where he had a per- ' feet attendance record over the years, the Elks and Moose Lodges, as well as the Knights of Columbus. He served as the first president of the St. Cecelia's Academy Alumni Society, and had been active in bowling league circles for a number of years. Catholic Daughters of America will say Rosary at 8:30 Thursday evening.

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