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8tat« . low« City, la. X: By Russ Waller * * * The problems of small towns and small business were brought sharply into focus in the Titonka area, last week, with the an" nouncement by Fred Thacker that he will sell his theatre equipment and fixtures at public auction, Saturday, April 28, starting at 1 p.m. All items are to be .sold, piece by piece, and in lots. * * * Herb Schauer of Algona was doing some repair work around a chimney at his home in the east part of Algona last week, and ran across an old statement, dated March 12, 1891, addressed to Messrs. Hough & Co. from the W. P. Orr Linseed Oil Co. of Spencer, Iowa, J. S. McElhiney, agtnt. The bill was evidently for a carload of something or other, which came to $350.37. Today the freight on a car might be atm6st that much. * » * An Algona student now attending John Hopkins University in Baltimore really caught us by surprise last week. He, forwarded an April 9 copy of the John Hopkins News Letter which carried a banner headline stating that "Nixon New Hopkins Prexy; GOP Stunned." The story read seriously, without a false blemish to indicate it was \a belated April Fool joke—which ,it of course was, but we weren't but what the John Hopkins' r had "scooped" the world, l we read the accompanying note from Nidus Dermand. * * » Nidas, incidentally, adds that "all of my buddies on the floor are very familiar with your paper. They thought the most interesting story of the year was the one on the mayor candidates ... most of them favored Herb Adams." * * * ' Ed Shackelford, consuming a morning cup of coffee, remarked that he felt a little slighted because he didn't get invited to the wedding In . Monaco but he still wished them well. * * * Iowa State College released results of a farm price study which covered 148 Iowa farms, last week, all of thorn modern and above average in soil quality and "equipment. The net income on these farms per acre dropped to $15 in 1955, compared with $39 in 1954, and $56 in 1953. The net income in 1955 was only 38 percent of that in 1954, and only 27 percent of that in 1953... and the study was not made by a political organization or for political purposes, but simply to ascertain the truth. * * * Clark Mollenhoff, the 35 year- uld sharpshooting Washington reporter (who is also a lawyer) recently won the $500 Raymond Clapper memorial award for outstanding reporting. He is a graduate of St. Cecelia's Academy in Algona, where his family lived borne years buck. * * * If any of the state officials and administrative officers think the 'proposal to increase the state .sales tax to 3 percent is being met with hearty approval, they should visit the north end of Kossuth county ... the present sales lax setup is so enticing to Minnesota merchants that the Fairmont, Minn, paper is publishing a special free-distribution supplement which covers the northern half of Kossuth county, and is aimed entirely at business from Iowa . .. what 3 percent would do, we can only surmise. » * * Mr and Mrs Henry Van Hove have a son, Henry Jr. who is in the army and has been in Korea ... Another Titonka soldier, Warden Smidt, son of Mr and Mrs Simon Smidt, was also recently sent to Korea .. . last Sunday the two boys were slated to hold a reunion in Seoul... the two boys were near neighbors at home, and the get-together in Korea should really have been a big event in their lives. * * • We had a birthday party down at our house last Sunday, a 4th birthday in this case, but one of the invited guests could not attend, Doug Cock—he had the measles. This recalled to his mind a birthday party that Don Smith Jr. once had. When the day arrived for the party, Don had the whooping cough, and the party wound up with only one gue*t, Gene Zender, who had already had the whooping cough and was presumably immune. * » » Dean Barnes, county extension agent, reports that a survey shows that on April 1,.farmers in the 14 major cattle feeding states, had eight percent fevyer cattle on le-fd than a year earlier. » » » Famous Last Line — That was a swell Home Show, but a dangerous place to take your wife! MTABLISHID 1163 £ntered as second class mattef at the postoffio* at Algotii, Iowa, Nov. 1, 1031, under Act of Congress of March 3, 1879. ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 1956 3 SECTIONS - 24 PAGES VOl. 93- NO, Halt 4 Runaways Here Four Austin, Minn, boys, from 10 to 13 years of age, who 'just wanted something to do' were apprehended early Thursday morning by officer Pete Jorgenson of the Algona Police Department. The boys, shown above, are, left to right: Llbyd Leeper. .13, Jim Norgaard, 10. Raymond Crump, 11, and Allan Anderson, 12. Here's the story, according to Anderson, who was designated ringleader of the group by his mates: "We left home between five and six p.m. Wednesday. We went to school during the day, wanted something to do, so ran away from home. We walked about two miles, then began hitch-hiking. "The first ride took us to Albert Lea, the next to near Blue Earth, then the third to Bancroft, where the driver bought us a bottle of pop. The next lift took us to the intersection north of Algona and we got a ride into town (with Mr and Mrs Joe Dahlhauser, who let the b6ys out at 209 East Kennedy) to within a couple of blocks of the home of the lady who took us in. (Mrs J. H. Nielsen, 609 South Moole. The boys rang her doorbell at 1:45 a.m., she let them in, they slept there and she furnished them with a nice breakfast early Thursday morning.) "We left the lady's house and got picked up a short distance away by a policeman." That's the story of the runaway, direct from one of them. Parents of the boys picked them up and took them home Thursday afternoon. (Upper Des Moines Flashfoto). Edw F. Tiefz Rites Apr. 23 At Lotts Creek Whitlemore— "Funeral services for Edward Frederick Tietz, 83, were held Monday afternoon, Apr. 23, with a short service at 1:30 in the Hyink funeral chapel, and at 2. p.m. in Immanuel Lutheran church at Lotts Creek. Rev. O. C. Geisler, pastor of Immanuel Lutheran church, officiated. Pallbearers were Martin Schmidt, Fred Jentz, William and Fred Boettcher, Wilmar Wichtendahl and Alvin Potratz. Burial was in Immanuel cemetery. Edward Tietz was born in Watertown, Wis. on Jan. 19, 1873. At the age of two weeks he came to Iowa with his parents, Mr and Mrs Ferdinand Tietz, to a farm two miles south of Lotts Creek, where he grew to manhood. He attended the Lutheran school and on Sept. 30, 1898, he %yas united in marriage to Louisa Legenhausen, and they established their home on a farm in Fenton township where he lived his entire life until his death Friday morning April 20. Mr and Mrs Tietz were the parents of three children, Ortwm at home, Raymond at Spirit Lake and (Euphmia) Mrs Archie Voigt of Whittemore. There are also three grandchildren, one sister and a brother, Mrs Adam Lieb, and B'rank Tietz of Algona, to mourn his death. Four sisters and one brother preceded him in death. His wife died Oct. 2, 1914. Mr Tietz has been farming with his son Ortwin, but for the pust three years he has been in declining health following an operation three years ago. He was a devout member of Immanuel's Congregation his entire life. L. D. Schroeder, Titonka, Dies Titonka—Leland ,D. Schroeder died suddenly Sunday morning of a heart attack at his farm home south of Titonka. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon, April 25, at the Methodist church in Titonka with Rev. Max Goldman in charge of the services at 2 o'clock. Mr Schroeder is survived by his wife Mary and a son, Mark, his mother, Mrs Fred Schroeder of Nevada, and a brother Earl of Knoxville. Swan Funeral is in charge of the arrangements. Burial will be in Buffalo Township, cemetery. Milford Bilyeu Heart Victim Funeral services for Milford E. Bilyeu, 51, employee of the city of Algona, were held Monday at the Methodist church. Rev. Harry Whyte officiated and burial was in Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. McCullough's Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Mr Bilyeu died at St. Ann hospital Friday, a day after suffering a heart attack. Milford Eugene, son of Henry and Eva Workman Bilyeu, was oorn in Illinois Oct. 4, 1904. He had been a resident of this area for the past 3l years and was a fafTner until' moving to Algona several years ago. He married Rose Geilenfeld and the Bilyeus live at 414 South Dodge street. Mr Bilyeu had previously been employed by Bradley Bros, but was working for the city at the time of his death. Survivors, besides his wife, include six sons, a daughter and two half sisters, Mary and Ruth. The children are Milton, Dean, Leon, Ronald and Sharon, Algona; Merle, Garner; and Clayton, Iowa Falls. Pallbearers at the funeral were Julius Will, Louis Hackbarth, Ed Mittag, Tim O'Brien, John Hammer and Rudolf Stebritz. Elect Ex-Pastor O. W. Brand, former pastor of the Algona Methodist church and now pastor at Forest City, was recently elected a vice president of the Forest City Rotary Club. Two New Suits Filed Here In District Court Chief district court activity ot the past week consisted of disposal of two cases on the docket, and the filing of two new cases, one involving a claim for damages and the other asking judgment on a promissory note. Judije Fred M. Hudson fined Alfred Niles ?100 and costs on a charge of carrying away the goods of another from a street. The charge against Niles was originally larceny of a motor vehicle. This charge was dismissed for lack of sufficient evidence, H'ith the costs of $20.50 taxed to the state. The case was heard last Tuesday. In a damage action brought by Joseph Kline against Ted Hoover, Jr., as the result of an accident when the plaintiff's vehicle struck a cow owned by the latter, 4V> miles south of Titonka, the court denied the plaintiff's petition for damages, finding no negligence on the part of the defendant. A judgment for $161.38 was directed in favor of United-Hagie Hybrid -igainst Paul G. Miller. A default judgment for $299.16 was entered for N. B. Best against Paul Apka. Gerald P. Frankl is plaintiff in a new case at law, asking damages of $722.95 from Vernon Klein. The plaintiff charges that on Nov. 3, 1955, while the defendant was spreading fertilizer by truck for the plaintiff, as agreed in a prior oral contract, chopped corn stalks caught fire, burning 38 acres of chopped corn and losing 19 acres of fertilizer. Donovan T. Lickteig is plaintiff in a case at law, with Charles B. Devine as defendant. Plaintiff alleges that on Oct. 8, 1946, the defendant signed a promissory note for $1850, due in installments. Plaintiff says that $139,8.45 on the note is still owing, plus interest, and asks judgment accordingly. Elmer Schneider is plaintiff and Harvey D. Boeckholt is defendant in a court case involving $1840, over a contract. Wilbur C. Thatcher is suing for a $200 judgment over an account, naming Olda Adams as defendant. 3 Court Fines Fines were paid by three persons in Mayor C. C. Shierk's court this week. Alice M. Graham, Algona, paid $5 and costs for a stop sign violation; Herman J. Platt, Algona, paid $5 and costs for speeding: and I*. W. Smith, Algona, was fined $25 and costs for speeding and $10 and costs for going through a stop sign. Over 1000 At Home Show Praise Exhibit Dozens Are Winners Of Host Of Registration Prizes The first annual Algona Show was a spectacular success*, with a total attendance in excess of 4,000 persons, according to reports released Monday bj" Tom McGraw, Home Show committee chairman, and Bill Steele, Cham* her of Commerce Secretary. Registrations at the show 'ln> dicated that visitors from as fat away as Nebraska, Minnesota, and Wisconsin attended during the three days. Mason'City and Fort Dodge residents attending the Algona show made the 'repeated comment that "this show has it all over the one we had in Mason City (or Fort Dodge)." A check taken of all 28 exhibits showed that a total 6f $37,775.00 worth of merchandise and build-, ing materials was on display tat the show. : Following is 'a list of prizes awarded, and the winners: t' Botsford Lumber Co.— Electric frying pan, Mrs Robert Walker; West Bend. Coffee table,. Mrs JR. G. Williams, Algona. Chopping block, -Vaughn Hoover, Algona. Muckey Plumbing fe Heating — Deep fryer, Mrs A. L. .Benschoter, Algona. Closet seat, Dolores Hammer, Algona. • r- Hall-Slrahorn Hdwe. — Two gallons paint, A. C. Carlisle, Whittemore. Sigsbee Plumbing it Heating — Two towel bars, Mrs Phil Kohlhaas, Algona. Foster Furniture — TV Chair, Orville Holdren, Algona. Beecher Lane Appliances — Electric frying pan, Mrs Loren Johnson, Algona. Bjustrom's Furniture — Two- piece Samsonite Luggage Set, Mrs Don Sherman, Algona. Kelley Lumber Co. — Picnic table, Mrs Regina Baas, Algona'. Miller Lumber Co. — Cutting blocks to Darrell Sparks, Lela Gardner, and Mrs R. O. Bjustrom; Algona,.. ,/ , ... •'" 1 i.;;-£ ? Gamble— Spinning equipmfcnt, Henry Zwiefel, Algona, Coffee maker, Harold Jergenson, Algona. Irons Hearing it Plumbing — Concealed paper holder, Mrs Dean Parrott, Algona. Donovan Cabinet Shop — Picnic table, Martin V. Bittinger, Algona. North Central, 'Public Service Co. — Universal Gas Range, Mrs Bob Diekmann, Algona. Davis Paint Store — 52-Piece Silverware Set, Mrs Alfred Bell, Whittemore. Algona Plumbing fc Heating — Gas Incinerator, John Hayes, Algona. , . Taylor Implement Co. — Motorola Radios to Mrs Anna Stevens, Algona, Vincent Ford, Bancroft, and Lewis Wehrspann, Whittemore. Funk Plumbing it Heating — Medicine chest, Mrs Wayne Smith, West Bend. . Algona Floor Service — 12 yds. Inlaid linoleum, Mrs Frank Sterling, Algona. Algona Greenhouses — TV planter, Pat Doerning, Algona. Rose bushes to Mrs Don Gross, Fenton, Betty Thul and Mrs Neil Lamb, Algona. Kossulh Concert Ass'n — Two memberships to Mrs J. M. Patterson, Algona; singles to Mrs Hubert O'Brien, Bode, and Mrs Arnold Schiltz, Bancroft. Brothers Die 24 Hours Apart Fenton—Otto Nemitz, 75, died suddenly Monday evening of a heart attack at the home of his only living child, Mrs Wm. Brass, Death came just 24 hours after the death of a brother of Otto, Richard Nemitz, 78, at Canby, Minn. Funeral services for the Fenton man have tentatively been set for Thursday afternoon at the Lutheran church in Emmetsburg. The Canby, Minn, man was to be buried Wednesday, April 25. He is survived by his wife and five children. Both men have many relatives in the Fenton area. Wedding Licenses To Six Couples Licenses to wed were issued to six couples during ttye past week in Kossuth county at the clerk of court's office. They went to the following couples: April 17—Charles W. Albright and Wanda F. Parcil, Algona. April 18—Richard B. Fish, West Bend, and Bertha Ann Hentges. Algona. April 19 — Hugh Haverly and Shuley Eden, Wesley; Verlin Lemaster and Violet Wirtjes, Buffalo Center. . - : April 21— Loren Apbenzeller, Williams, and Meredith flngeJ, ft. Dodge; Adolph R. Bwljeh and Evelyn Swanson, Albert Lea, Minn. Kossuth Soil 50/ Shy In Moisture, Surveys Reveal $1,500 Farm Fire Worst of Five tig Fire Loss At Tish Farm Near S-City Swea City—Fire destroyed the large farm, several calves, some sows and litter pigs, three milk cows and OJrMY<*nd .machinery, Monday : >r«ning at the farm of Harry Tish, 2'/a miles southeast of Swea City. The fire was discovered about 9:30 p.m. by Mrs Kenneth Mullarkey, and because there was no phone she drove to the Harold Fischer Sr. farm where the alarm was turned in. The Mullar- keys live in a tenant house on the Tish place. Swea City and Bancroft fire departments fought the flames. Loss is partially covered by insurance, and no estimate of the loss was available today. Cause of the fire is unknown. Elizabeth Funk Funeral, Apr. 20 Funeral services for Mrs Elizabeth Funk, 88, resident of Algona for the past 40 years, were held Friday at 4:30 p.m. in the Methodist Church. Rev. Harry Whyte officiated at the rites and burial was in Riverview cemetery. Mrs Funk died Tuesday, April 17, at her home at 421 East Call street. Mrs Funk was born June 4, 186'7 at Denver, la. She was later married to William Funk, who preceded her in death in 1928. She was active in the W.S.C.S and Methodist church here until her health failed. Two sons, Louis and Frank, preceded her in death. She is survived by nine children, a sister, Mrs Louise McCoy, Daly City, Cal., 29 grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren. Her children are: Dora (Mrs Fred Will), William and Raymond, Algona; Mrs Lillian Iverson, Estherville; Andrew, Rodman; Clara (Mrs Henry Neuman), Omaha; Esther (Mrs Henry Neuman), Omaha; Esther (Mrs Martin Ostwald), Whittemore; Mrs George Weir, Cedar Rapids; and Kathryn, Cherokee. Six grandsons, Norman, Howard and Jerrold Funk, Alvin Iverson, George Weir, Jr. and Harlan Will, served as pallbearers. Mrs McCreery, Whittemore, Dies Funeral services for Mrs Elizabeth McCreery, 82, resident of Whittemore for the past 56 years, will be held Thursday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Michael's Catholic church there. The Hyink Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs McCreery died Monday morning at St. Ann Hospital. She had been a patient there since Friday morning when she suffered a stroke. Mrs McCreery was born in the Clare, la. area, and came to Whittemore about 1900 when a bride, with her husband, Dr. J. W. McCreery, who served Whit- temoire until his death in February of 1949- The McCreerys wtould b$ve celebrated their fiftieth wedging anniversary in August of that year. Fires continued to take their toll in and around Algona during the past week, with a blaze on a farm tenanted by Ray Steven, five miles west of Algona, accounting for most of the damage. Firemen from Algona and Whittemore battled for three hours to control the fire at the Stevens farm, reported at 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon. The blaze, shown above in an Upper Des Moines Newsfoto, destroyed a 30 x 26 foot double corn crib and a 26 x 32 foot livestock shed, 3500 bushels of sealed ear corn, 1640 bushels of oats, 500 bales of straw, 150 bales of hay arid 'miscellaneous tools. A thousand bushels of the oats were sealed. Total loss was estimated by Steven as at least $1500 and was State Honors In Speech To Academy Trio Two superior ratings and dhe excellent rating were awarded three high school students from St. Cecelia's Academy of Algona in the state finals of the Iowa High School Speech Association contest held at Storm Lake April 18-21. Jean Hall and Molly Sullivan received "I" (superior) ratings and Ronald Briggs received "II" (excellent) rating. Both Jean and Molly were given "I" ratings by each of the three judges in their respective sections. All three students will receive pins and certificates of awards. This is Jean's second year to participate in dramatic declamation. She is a sophomore and the daughter of Mr and Mrs W. A. Hall. Molly and Ronald entered the field of interpretive reading for the fir.st time this year. Molly worked in dramatic declamation last year. This i.s Ronald's first year in speech work. Molly is a junior and the daughter of Mr and Mrs W. W. Sullivan; Ronald, also a junior, is the son of Mr and Mrs Bernard Briggs. Two hundred and fifty-seven schools from Iowa were represented in the Storm Lake event with over 1200 contestants. The Iowa High School Speech Association is known as "The Oldest and Youngest Speech Association in the State." It was organized in 1887 as the Iowa High School Declamatory Association, and the 1956 contest i.s the 79th annual state finals of that association. St. Cecelia's has been a member of the Association since 1950. only partially covered by insurance. Two brooder houses, located just east of the corn crib, housing 924 bushels of shelled corn, were saved, although one was scorched badly. Mrs Steven discovered, the fire, which was evidently ca'used when sparks from a bonfire scattered and touched off the corn crib. A .strong north wind spread the blaze rapidly to the livestock shed and bales. There 1 was no chance to save the two buildings when the firemen arrived on the scene. Fourteen friends and neighbors of Mr and Mrs Steven gathered at the farm Saturday afternoon and plowed 50 acres in , three hours. The farm is owned by John McGuire of Algona. The Algona fire department was called to the home of Helmer Helmers on Poplar street at 6 p.m. Friday and extinguished a fire which destroyed $300-400 worth of used lumber. Sparks from a burning trash fire caused the blaze, according to Fire'Chief Ira Kohl. The local firemen were called out twice Saturday evening. Both calls were to the Northwestern Railroad tracks, north of Oak street, where grass fires were extinguished. A roof fire caused some damage to the Herman Funk home at 115 South Ridgely at 8:20 a.m. Monday. Damage included a hole in the roof, burned rafters and fallen plaster. Mr Funk controlled the fire with a garden hose until the firemen arrived on the scene. Sparks from the chimney were blamed for the conflagration. "Until we get a quantity of much-needed rainfall," says Kohl, "everyone should be very cautious when lighting a fire, especially if there is any wind. Above all, don't leave the fire unattended." Seneca Saddlers Hit The Trail The Al Menke family of Ledyard was host to the Seneca Saddle last .Sunday afternpon, as 66 guests and members gathered there for a trail ride. The group rode about 10 miles, stopping in Ledyard for candy, pop and coffee. After the riders returned, a baseball game was played. A potluck lunch was served. Honor Rita Goecke Rita Goecke of Algona has been elected as the social representative at Iowa State College f9r the Women's Residence Association for the 1956-57 year. She was one of five council members named to key positions in the voting. Golden Wedding Titonka Couple Titonka — Mr and Mrs William H. Stott celebrated their 5uth wedding anniversary Sunday by holding open house from 2 till 5 o'clock. Approximately 160 guests signed the guest book which was in charge of their daughter Julia. Mr and Mrs Stott were married April 18, 1906, at Fonda, Iowa, where they lived until coming to a farm near Titonka in 1915. In the year 1919 he bought a grocery store which they operated until 1938 when he sold out, then was town marshal until 1952. They are the parents of seven children, Julia, John, Doris (Mrs Bernard Schultz) of Des Moines, Ruth (Mrs Clarence Molitor) of Carrie, Minnesota, Maxine of Des Moines, Vivian (Mrs Stanley Valley) of Forest City, and Howard of Anvuillo, Texas, in the Air Force. All of the children were present with the exception of Howard who was unable to attend but called Saturday They received many lovely and useful gifts and among them was a set of sherbet dishes that was a gift to Mrs Stott's parents on their 50th wedding anniversary, 27 years ago. 40 From Wesley At Last Rites Wesley — Forty relatives drove to Williams Saturday to attend funeral services for Lawrence J. Ricke, 49. at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Mr Ricke died at his home Wednesday following a long illness of leukemia. The family lived in WMley Before moving to Williams, Surviving a^e'his wife, the former Mfrie Froehlich; one son <jind three daughters. Hope For Rain As Seeding Of Oafs Concludes With 99% of the oats seeding completed in Kossuth county area, farmers are exhibiting some anxiety about the scarcity of moisture. And well they might, as information obtained by Dean Barnes, county extension director Monday morning, shows. A comparative sample test of Webster soil for moisture content taken from land in April which grew corn last year, shows the following sub-soil moisture content which might be an average for this area: April 1954—.5.6 inches. April 1955 — 7.4 inches. April 1956 — 5.0 inches. According to E. R. Duncan, agronomist from Iowa State college, "whether bumper crops develop or not depends on moisture below the 3 foot mark under average Iowa conditions." Barnes stated that Webster soil normally carries two- inches of moisture per foot. For a five foot depth this would be 10 inches. In the present case, subr soil moisture is thus only about half of what it should be. Many areas of Iowa, particularly south and west of here, have even less sub-soil rqoisture than is 1 the..case in Kossuth county. Three Chief Reasons Chief reason given for the present situation is the drouth of. last summer, . plus the small amount of- winter precipitation, and failure thus far of any spring rains ,to materialize. . ' 1 Several three-inch rains in April and June will bt needed to overcome the present handicaps of th* crop year, local ASC mid Mil conservation officials siai*.;- Corn normally requires 20 to 22 inches of moisture during the season, Barnes said. Corn can usually go through, a season without that much rain actually falling, but the soil moisture reserve has to furnish some of the basic moisture requirement, and the present soil tests show that the surplus is not there. Louis Reilly of Algona, now traveling the midwest as a representative of the Poland China World, reports that with a few exceptions Kansas, Nebraska and southwestern Iowa are aU far below normal iasoil moisture. He just returned from a 4,000 mile swing through that area. According to the Weekly Weather and Crop bulletin, the lack of subsoil moisture is found all over Iowa. Conduct Own Tests Some farmers in the area h*ve conducted in the area have conducted their own tests of subsoil moisture with small post-hole diggers. Soil samples are taken by the digger, one foot at a time, and each of the five samples is placed in separate piles. By feeling the soil and checking it against a chart from Iowa State college, a farmer can determine approximately the amount of moisture in each of the various depths, from one to five feet. ' Janitor Assault Case Up Friday A hearing on a charge of assault and battery, filed against Wayne Obermeyer, 26, janitor of the Grant Consolidated school, is scheduled for a hearing in the court of Justice C. H. Ostwinkle, Friday morning, April 27. Obermeyer denies the charge. The charges were filed by Lars Skaar and Myrl Johnson, who say the defendant struck their sons, Lonnie Skaar and James Johnson, last April 4, at the school. Kossuth Student Honors At I,S,C, Ames, Iowa — Students at Iowa State College who made outstanding scholarship records during the winter quarter were announced today with the publication of the Deans' I4st. Included on the list were Susan Kelley, daughter of Dr. and Mrs N. J. Kelley of Algona, and Marcia Stone of LuVerne, daughter of Raymond A. Stone. To be placed on the Deans' List a student must be an undergraduate who has attended Iowa State for three or more quarters, who carried 4 full Academic low for the winter quarter, »nd w£o maintained » 3-5 »v*r<»g* for th*t quarter. Out of approyiroftfto 7,500 un- rgra4^tt8 i» ««> ?«%«* fc* quarter only 3}2 met tAM* requirements — about oof in $£,

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