The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 29, 1955 · Page 14
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 14

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 29, 1955
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Of 1935 new building for the county. A portion of the crowd, is shown in the above photo. mittee, is shown at right in the* photo. , The photo above is an aerial 'it w of Algon.Ys new sewage iitmeiil plant, which went into operation last spring. The $440,000 project has a capacity which is double that needed at present by the city, but was deemed' necessary to allow for possible future growth. A full-time super- visor and helper operate the plant, which depends on parasites to,perform vast duties. , Larry Obrechl, 16-year old Algona high school senior, was killed instantly May 6 when ihc ear shown above, driven by him, viashecl a miU- and a half cast of Whittemore on highway 18. He was returning from a track meet at Estherville at the tinie of the mishap, whieh oecurred etirly in the morning of the day of the Annual junior-senior banquet. Obreeht was an honor student and lias been awarded a General Motors merit scholarship at Iowa State. /•is , „ Sheriff E. H. Bradley of Huraboldt CounJy j s »hown examining bullet holes, in the car m which Robert Pi for, 26, metdeath duVing a police chase from Algona to Humboldt, July 10. A richocheting bullet, one of six that went into the car, killed Piter when it went into the back of his head. The driver of the auto Doyle JohnsQn, A young married couple, Mr and Mrs Donald D. Zwiefel, Iwlh 18, met death when the auto shown above hit the middle ol an empty gasoline transport trailer on highway 18, four miles east of Algona, August 12. They were the seventh and eighth auto fatalities of the year. Mr and Mrs Zwiefel had betn married only six weeks and lived in Algona. * , .The above photo show,Capf. Harold; Fischer shortly after he met his son after arriving at the Fdrfr Dodge airport," June .7.. The. S.w'ea. 'City jet ace had just completedvthe major 'portion^ of - ff "tf ip from a Chinese communist prison .camp; to; his home following his release. A crowd of 3,000 persons paidjtribute to Capt:'Fischer June 8 during welcoming ceremonies at Swea City. • . fit A total of 1100 Kossuih County first and second, grade students received Salk polio vaccine injections during the first week of May, 1955, Area doctors performed the task at four clinic sites, Bancroft, Whittemore, LuVerne and Algona. The above photo show Sarah J. Boeckholt, • 6-year old daughter* of Mr and«Mrs Harold Bpeckhoty, Bancroft, receiving the first .shot administered in the county. Dr. M. G. Bourne, Algona, is on the left, and a clinic aide on the right, • Stedt, per

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