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, HUBS Wallet " • ... .. ._ ... . . ... Ever wonder how the Horse and buggy, 'autompblles and airplanes stack up insofar, as fatalities per passenger- mile compare? Maybe it's hard to believe, 'but statistics prove that there were more, . fatalities' per passenger mile with a horse and buggy than the other 2 ; means of transportation—and airplane .miles have the least of the three. , • . ; . • / •; jr. ; . •'. *„••, •>•,'• : i ,;; : Mary McMatipii reached Sex • tqn last weekarfid from a stay in Texas, and:' just- to prove tha she's! absorbed some o°f the Texa ways,- she thinks maybe-'her ar rival back ivfci Kossuth helped the'; rain and snow— both * of Molnee 19 » lovra Jftomes! IStABtWMiO 184S .Entered as second elas'8 matter at tKe postofflJe at Algona, Iowa, Mov. 1, 1033, under Act Of Congress of March 3, J87B. AIGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, MAY 1, 19S6 3 SECTIONS - 20 PAGES VOL. 93 - NO. 18 One Critically iriost welcome/'; from a moisiur 'standpoint. ." •'•-., •••i .-: ,*.'. ..« '.'-.' "Whov was I that op the phone?"' askad .the wife of her hubby. ' ' . , "Oh some fellow who asked . if the coast ''was clear — I told him to call the weather bureau." »••..»• * • . - • • Dick Phillips, Monday's pr6 gram chairman for 'the Rotarj '-club, gave a- 'little talk to fellow members, suggested that some o them might be interested in breaking away from their -T-V sets and the' slides and home movies that often feature the .1 luncheon- meetings, and wa's hos to the group at a-30-minute noon matinee at the Algona Theatre , . . everything was in tip-top shape and the Rotarjans were even offered, the popcorn; if thej wanted any. » George W. Patterson of Burl former state senator from this district, and a Republican leader fof many years, was given featured spot in Sunday's Regis ter "Open F.orum" page 'with a letter on- the -subject : of ;\farm programs and. p'rices. 'Among other things, he wrote "In view of / the vast government subsidies :tos otef^^gTjJUpS'- a l nd other- countries;" a" governmental subsidy to , livestock .pijoducers: in, the form ..of i cash- in»amounts totaling, the 1J -aUf«flnBewb«twwrn i mat-Jcet prlcf and. 100 pfrceht' of parity cannot well be avblded . . . the costs in subsidies .'tipr livestock ; producers would be ' small indeed to thf ravages of ' another depression." .-»••» ' * Mr Patterson quotes from sev eral government bulletins about subsidies being paid put in vari- 1 ous forms, and adds' that these exceed . all farm subsidies. "li the figures are correct," Mr Patterson -says," then all of these current 'farm relief programs, 01 Benson, of Eisenhower, of the congress, and of the > Farm Bur reau Federation \are basically wrong. They all set put to' raise prices by curtailing production." Patterson then points out that 15 million American families suffer. from malnutrition, and programs of scarcity "do not make sense." • * ' • • The McCreery family of Whittemore has had its share of misr fortune. One death took place April 23, when an aunt died; a day later, Mrs Elizabeth McCreery died; among those at Whittemore for the funeral was Mrs .James McCreery of Fonda, who was suddenly taken ill. rushed to the hospital, and died early last , Thursday morning, April 28. Her funeral services were held April 30, at Fonda. • » • Our Portland township scribe sends us this: ' A man was feeling very bad. He had just lost 110 Ibs. She was a blonde. f * • And from August Vaudt o< Whittemore, came a phone call to tell us about a new variety of "depression oats." He said they were called "Benson Headless." *. * * Qne of Algona'g newer -residents, who is defying the trend of the times, is A. T.. Albright, who now lives on the McGregoi St. road, 3% mijes east of here. He moved back to Kossuth coun< ty from Delanp, Calif, after living in California for the past 30 years . . , we're glad to find one person moving TO Kossuth county from California, instead of from Kossuth county to the west coast. f » * Congratulations to DarreU Coover, former news editor of the Upper Des Moines, and now on the staff of Barry Goldwater, U.S. Senator from Arizona. ,<(!f yQU're' wondering how Darrell happened to 'make a shift from our paper to becoming the personal aide of a Republican senator, we can't answer the question) Anyway, Darrell was married, April 14, to a Maryland -girl. H£ keeps informed on the mid- western viewpoint from the "other side of the fence" through these columns. Smooth sailing, Parrell! . « » * Famous La*l Line — This is a gon-profU organisation; w« W*'* Biw» ** fb** w«r. but that', &* Wty Iff WWfc- Police Collar 2 Escapees from Canada School Two. 15-year 'old Canadian training sohool'escapeet were apprehended by officer Ernie Hut- ihison of the Algona police department in Algona, Monday morning, following a break-neck, zig-zag chase through the city. The boys. Ronald Mitchell, Moosejaw, Sask., Canada, and'^Howard J. Harks, Esia- van, Sask., Canada, were captured,in a stolen car, the fourth they; had taken since their escape from a Regina, Sask., Canada training school at 1. p.m.,*Thursday< April 26. They were serving time' in the school for breaking and entering. ' ^ When caught, the pair had six cents between them, two five gallon cans of gasoline, siphoned from a parked car somewhere along the way, plenty of tobacco and a stack of maps—indicating they wanted to know where they were going. ' . v Hutchison spotted the boys in the stolen car, which was owned by Robert Bigger.' Rockwell City, and reported on *he police radio as missing between 8:30 and 9 p.m. Sunday night, as, it pulled jnto Algona from the-fiouth on highway 169. The ; policeman immediately radioed Belmond and reported seeing the car and began following it. The car. turned off Phillips street 'on to East McGregor , and, headed west,' but stopped' when Hutchison signaled with the red light. Hutchison got out of the police car, told the youths to" get put, but the 'driver stepped on the'gas and the chase Was _bri. .',... ''.-•. ; :• .:•,..,•-• .Hutchison hustled into 'the? police car and followed. ,„The ;twb' ears;'spun'-wesF ah"*McGregoiv to : Jones,;, street, went a, bjqpk north, then turned. west - on Nebraska street, went to Moore street, two bloqk's, north on Moore, then' east on Call street to North Jones, north on Jones to Lucas, Three-fourths pf a block east on Lucas the chase ended and the pair came out of the car with their hands on their heads. .Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst, who was called by radio, arrived and the two were taken to jail, They were later picked-up 'by authori-r ties from Rockwell. Qity,. and returned there' (6 face charges. In their statements the boys admitted stealing a 1955 Lincoln after their escape in Canada. They drova it .to Nebraska^and were apprehended near Hardington in that state. The two escaped, from" jail there Sunday afternoon, stole a 1949 Dodge and' drove to Laurens, la., traded cars, this time taking a 1955 Plymouth which was driven to Rockwell City and,the final theft. The pair denied any break-ins or other thefts while on their wild escapade.' After the capture, Hutchison stated, "I don't know how fast we were going during the chase —I was too busy to look at the speedometer." Personnel Shift, Lakota Creamery Lakoia — Raymond Albers of Fairmont will assume the duties as buttermaker of for the German! a'Creamery Company, May 1, replacing Cliff Buckels who resigned b.ecause of his- health. Mr Buckels had started as second man under Sig Tjernagel and las been a very efficient butter- maker for about five years. Dick Weinkauff replaced Vancie Lester, who resigned April 23rd.' Mr Weinkauff will haul cream and milk and make milk deliveries as soon as the new machinery and equipment is ins- .alled here. New Engraving Machine! Installed In U-D-M Plant The Upper Des • Moines Publishing Co. completed installation last week of .a Fair, child Scan - A - Graver, a photo-electric device that will produce its own halftone cuts • , for newspaper and commercial printing purposes. In the above picture, Langdon Fritts oi Sioux Falls,: S. D,, district installation engineer for the Fairchild Graphic Equipment Co., is giving instructions In operation of the Scan-A-G^aver to Mary Lytle and Don Smith Jr. at the Upper Des Moines force. The picture used for this-engraving was a Polaroid shot. The Scan-A-Graver unit consist of a- driving mechanism, a cylinder • on which plastic halftone cuts are made, a control panel, and a cylinder 1 on which the photos are scanned "by a nhoio- electric eye, and electronic ' devices governing the cprri- I pleie operation. ' ^ ;' ' After the machine is warmed up, an average size cu£ can be made'in five to ten : < minutes. Operation is' not too • •,. different' from mechanism of 'a'T-V.'.set. -. —• >;;;V; '.'-" .This is the first newspaper engraving '.machine /to /be installed in .Kossuth county __ For general publishing, andT printing purposes it will' greatly- reduce the time element required to get pictures into the paper, and will offer ; a much wider range of'oppor- ' tunity to advertisers for use of illustrations in ads or printing.;' • Operation of the Scan-A- Graver' will be handled en- . lirely by Upper Des Moines personnel. : ; etral School Plum Creek 4-H The April meeting of the Plum Creek Boys 4-H Club was held at the home of John Scuffham with }0 members present. Con^ nie Priebe, Jim Kain and Roger teith were elected to attend the Short Course at Ames and Dis- ;rict Camp. Time, June 8 Sen.tral school district voters will gb to the polls for the' fourth ;ime, Friday. June 8, on the question of a $450,000 'band issue to construct and- equip a new high school to serve the Lone Rock- Seneca-Fenton areas. The first three votes all failed- to receive the required 60 percent of those voting; twice by slim margins. The first three locjitions were all rural, that is- not located in any towns in thf area. The -vote on June 8 will differ from previous ones in- that the specified site this time is just easl of highway 44, across from the present Pentpn school, where the Sentral district already owns five acres of land. The area required for the new school as outlined in previous votes was 20 acres. The vote will be held at th? Lone Rock school building, with the polls open from noon to 7 p.m. Some who voted against the proposed bond issue the first three times have based their objections on the belief that construction o;f p new school for the area would be more advantage,- ous, and more economical, if constructed in or adjacent to a town where housing and public utilities are available. Plant 175,000 Pike In River Members of the East Fork Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of Algona and Conservation Officer Frank Tellier of Burt planted 175,000 small northern pike in the Des Moines Rjver Friday. The young fisil were hauled in by truck from Lansing, la. and set free in, the river. They probably won't be big enough for opening day of the northern season, May 12, but will furnish good fishing in the river during future seasons. Winner of 18 State & N*tlQn«I Awards, 1950-165$ IncJudJlnj Gw»r»! Excellence, fowa Pw?« A«'n, 1955, and Best Advertising Award for 1956 $190)000 Sole Qf] City'Bdhds'Sefr**' Tuesday^ May !S, has been set as the date of 2 public .hearing, and the 'opening of sealed- bids for sale of $190,00) in City of Algona bonds to finance'part of the present city street improvement program. . Thq hearing is set for 7:30 p.m. at which time any objections will be heard in the city Mall. The bonds offered >are as follows: $35,000 in street construction bonds and $49,000 in street improvement.bonds, for curb'and gutter improvements; .$100,000 in sewer construction bonds and $6,000 in sewer improvement bonds. , • An official notice of hearing and sale of bonds will be found in today's Algona Upper Des Moines. The Algona city council dis' cussed a variety of items during a five-hour meeting in the' council chambers Wednesday night. A total of 20 building permits were okayed. They were issued to Joe Funk, Charles Beringer, Mel Griffin, Irvin Etherington, Werner Struecker, Charles Fox, Jason Loving, Albert Hagg, Mrs Harriet Haggard, Mrs Eva Wille, Sigrid Kohlhaas, Vivian Egel, Vernon E. Jensen and Hood's store, D. E. Dewel, Nick Gengler, Kathryn Thilges, Fred Gronbaeh, Mrs Ethel Morgan and R. O. Bjustrom. Loving's permit is for a new $11,700 home which wjl) be constructed on South Main street. * A hearing was held concerning proposed blacktopping of three blocks of West McGregor street to the city limits. One objection was filed by Adda. M- Price. J5he based her objection on the high cost, the fact the improvement would not benefit the property' and the assessment exceeds limitation on special assessments. A resolution of necessity for blacktopping the three blocks was passed. An additional strip of land near the open ditch sewer east of town was deeded to the city, by Delia and Merle Moxley for the sum of $150. The city will build a fence on the property. Owners of two city properties were instructed by City Attorney John Carroll to dispose of all litter, clean up the premises and destroy out-buildings. One property belongs to Ralph Steinman, 609 South Wobster, the other is located in block 162, Call's Addition, lots 5, 6, 7 and 8. Owners of the latter property do not live in Algona, but buildings on the lots are considered dangerous by the city. A cigarette permit .was issued to Leola Anderson, a cigarette and beer license to Earl Bates and a beer permit to Wilbur Courtney by the council. Breaks An Ankle We*ley T- Charles Nelson suJ- fered, a broken ankle one day last week while at work on the new concrete grain storage elevator. •Asks.'$4 ^ •< •/ x • Damages From Local!armer A damage suit in which the plaintiff asks judgment for $40,000 Was fiJpd in Kossuth district court, last Friday. /Irene Drager is the plaintiff; she named Hugh Black, promin- •ent Kossuth farmpr, as defendant, • The suit is based on a claim by the plaintiff that the defendant had promised to marry her. She charges she suffered "disappointment, mortification,, humili- tation,-loss of social-advantage and mental suffering" and asks $25,000 actual damages. .Charging the defendant with "false .and fraudulent promises of marriage, etc." the. plaintiff asks $15,000 punitive damages. Burt and Prichard of Emmetsburg are attorneys for the plaintiff. Shumway, Kelly & Fristedt represent the defendant. A jury- trial is demanded. In the plaintiff's petition, she states that the couple, began seeing each other in 1943, and that they, continued going together at iatervals .until the fall of 1946, when' at the reo;uest of the defendant, the couple started going together steadily, and she gave up dates with other men. About'December 1, 1947, plaintiff says the defendant suddenly ceased comirig to see her, but by August ofv!951 he was again asking for dates. By the fall of 1953 the couple was seeing less >of each other, _but later they resumed keeping 'company. ,By October.of 1955 the situation had again changed, and the plaintiff states that the defendant then denied his intention to marry her; '" another new case filejd. J, H. '.l«*w*jfv*- v 4j« txw-* c 7* **» fci *ij .' vt* **•*•* '£**#*-**#••*• Schneider'as defendant', in which judgment for $2,693 is asked. Plaintiff alleges that sum is due on a note signed by the defendant March 2, 1953. A judgment for $283.95 was awarded by Judge Fred M. Hudson, April 26, against Wayne Sailor, Easton, Minn., and Harry Riohter, Alden, Minn, as the result of an automobile mishap, June 6, 19,55; The suit was not cqntested. Clifford Johnson Rites Thursday An Algone man, Clifford Johnson, 55, employee of the Kossuth county highway department for the past nine years, died in Mercy hospital at Fort Dodge at 4:15 a.m. 'Monday, He had been receiving medical treatment there for the past week, and was to have undergone surgery. Funeral services for Mr Johrt- son will be held in the Trinity Lutheran Church Thursday at 2 p.m. Rev. Luther Loesch, will officiate ttt the rites anfl burial will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. McCullough's Funer- al.Chapel is in charge of arrangements. ^ Clifford, son of Mr and Mrs Joe Johnson, was born Dec. 8, 1900 at Radcliffe, la. He had been a resident of Algona for many years, and was married in 1929 to Lorene S.toll at the Trinity Lutheran Church. Besides his wife he is survived by. three daughters and a son. The girls are Maxine, Karen and Beverly and the boy, Larry, is in the U. S. Navy on a ship at present in the Philippines. Nine sisters, three brothers and a half-brother,, including Dorothy ,(Mrs James Walker), Algona; and Qllie (Mrs Ralph Stoll), CorwiUi, also survive. Neighbors Plow 50 Acres After Fire Strikes Farm Good neighbors plowed SO acres in three hours on the farm tenanted by Ray Steven, five miles west of Algona Saturday afternoon, April 21. Most of the men who did the job are shown in the above photo. 1 Shown, left to right, front row, are: Vern Muller, Bill Kuecker, Francis Erpelding, Merle Teeter, Orville Mueller, Cecil Bjustrom and Ray Steven. Back row, left to right: Joe Besch, Bill Hannover, Phil Eischen, Alfred Meyer, Floyd Gregory, Cliff Teeter and Henry Schick. John Simpson and Bob Steven, two others who helped, are not pictured. Fire at the Stevens farm April 19 destroyed a .double Corn crib, a livestock shed, 3500 bushels pf sealed ear corn, 1640 bushels of oats, 500 bales of straw and 150 bales of hay. Firemen from Algona and Whillemore battled thft blaze and saved other buildings during a three-hour afternoon struggle. The loss was partially covered by insurance, (Upper Des Moines Newsfoto) Objects To Assessment, Sells Lot In Council Meet 3 Farm Sales Dated In May TWO farm equipment sales and one sale of a farm are listed in today's Algona Upper Des Moines. The sale dates are as follows: Wednesday, May 9 — Leland D. Schroeder Estate, 12:30 p.m., I'/i south of Titonka and 3'/ 4 miles east, selling livestock, machinery, buildings, etc. Qujnn & Yunge- berg are auctioneers, and the Titonka Savings Bank is clerk. Sale details in UDM today. Monday, May 14 — Mrs Kathryn Heiderscheidt sale, 1 p.m., 5 miles east of West Bend, or 6 west of Kollasch oil station corner on 169 (West Bend road). Complete closing out sale. Yunge- berg and Quinn, auctioneers; Iowa State Bank of West Bend, clerk. Sale details next week. Saturday, May 19 ~ Auction of 320 acre farm of Emil Anderson estate one north and 4 V4 east of LuVerne.' Youngeberg. & Quinn, auctioneers;'sale details in UDM today. Eighteen property owners ai)d interested persons were present Monday night at the/qity, hall as Algpna'S; ciw council heldja; near* ing on the resolution of necessity for a proposed system of collection storm sewers in sub-district number one, located in the eastern portion of the city. Practically everyone misunderstood -the reason for the hearing which actually was to determine whether or not the collector sewers should be built to relieve possible flood conditions in the future. ' The misunderstanding brought out several objections to the rate of assessment on some properties by owners. It was made clear at the meeting that land owners will have an opportunity to appear at a latei\ hearing after final assessments, are made for the purpose of filing objections. Written objections to assessments were received from J. W, Pentecost and Mrs Eunice Bowman. They were read and filed. Among persons who questioned assessments were Glen Hain, A. R. Willrett and Loren Courtney. Courtney's spirited talk with the council led to the sale of a lot owned by him to City Engineer Lewis Ferguson for $125 — the assessment figure placed on the properly for the sewer im- provement, Courtney stated-the land in question \vas ; a closed street which had«<been-purchased by" hifti• ibr *$23*fFdhf -the -city ttwt years ago, and he couldn't understand how a $500 valuation could be placed on it now as it is unimproved. Ferguson offered to buy the land and Courtney agreed, a move that proved hilarious to all present. On the more serious side, B. P. Richardson, councilman-at large, gave a full report on the history of sewers in Algona, and pointed out if the proposed project in sub-district number one is completed and bonds sold, the city would be near the saturation point in total bounded indebtedness. The- total indebtedness which can be carried by the city legally is only $513,000, and, as stated by Richardson, Algona will be carrying nearly that amount if the collector sewers are installed. It was generally agreed by the mayor and members of the council that no more major projects can be attempted by the city in less than three years due to the bond load at present. No decision was reached on the installation of the collector sew- t>rs, although none of the objectors ^resent were against the project's completion. ' Car Hit Bridge Headonln Sunday Crash Four teenagers had a narrow escape last Sunday night when , an auto, driven by Tlobert Kuhlmann, 19, Algona, crashed head- on into a bridge abutment four miles south and one-fourth mile west of Algona. All four were rushed to. St. Ann hospital, and Kuhlmann is in serious condition, according to his physician. Those injured and the extent ot injuries are: Robert Kuhlmann, 19, Algona, completely collapsed right lung, cuts on knee and scrape on' elbow. ; Alfred Grill, Jr., 17, Algona, severe cuts on head and face and bruises. Richard Risiau, 17, Algona, concussion. Francis Ryg, 17, Oiiosen, abrasions and bruises. The car, a 1954 Ford tudor, was traveling west on a county ' road at the time of the mishap. It went' out on the shoulder of ' the road and hit the bridge abutment almost head-on, according to Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst, who investigated the scene. Damage ' to the auto was estimated at $500. Three of the youths, Grill, Ryg and Ristau, were feeling pretty" good Monday, although Ristau. had been unconsious until 4 a.m. Monday, following the accident,,; Kuhlmann is under an oxygehf tent at present. ,. . TRUCKLOAD OF TIRES, B ROLLS OVER .^ ....';: •-.'•^d • Richard Devine'of Woden suffered internal injuries when a-, triick" he was dr lying rolled;? pjver anfl back'-DA: Hs'.wheete .'ifttflttte ; : ditch; on. : the curve ; ~6t'mjghw'tfy : Varied Fines In Justice Court Eight men paid fines for u variety of violations in Justice C. H. Ostwinkle's court this week. Richard D. Elm, Fort Dodge, paid $5 and costs for defective truck equipment; Richard H. Hanselman, West Bend, and Waller J. Barr, Algona, each paid $5 and costs for improper truck equipment; Carl G. Hoernke, Burt, was assessed $5 and cost:-: for having no chauffuer's license. Warren J. Christiansim, Gract- tinger, paid $10 and costs on a truck overload count; Floyd E. Raney, Livermore, paid $5 and costs for failing to have an operator's license; Oilier J. Taylor, Blue, Okla., was fined $14 "and costs for an overlength vehicle; and Ear! L. Berg, Swea City, paid $5 and costs for failing to display 1956 license plates. Taken III At Masonic Meeting A Burt man, J. J. Vogel, became ill suddenly while attending a meeting at the Masonic Temple in Algeria at 8:15 Monday and was taken by ambulance to St. Ann Hospital. Exact nature of his illness is not known. He is recuperating at the hospital. 2 Inches Snow Additional moisture, including a two-inch snowfall in the Algona urea, more elsewhere in the county, was about the best the weather could offer during the week. Temperatures bounced around like a rubber check, with a high of G2 registered Thursday, and a'low of IB just two days before. Date Hi L Apr. 24 55 18 Apr. 25 59 36 Apr. 26 62 • 31 Apr. 27 53 39 Apr. 28 39 28 Apr. 29 40 27 Apr. 30 48 29 The crop outlook improves with every drop of moisture, but warmer temperatures are now necessary for new seeding. highway',;,patrolman Dale McBride Investigated, , . • ; Devine was throwrt but of the cab of the vehicle, and Was found lying in the ditch by passersby. His truck was loaded with tires, which were strewn around the area. He is recovering at St. Ann Hospital. CARS COLLIDE SOUTH OF ALGONA Cars driven by Raymond ^Brotherton, Gilmore City, and Elmer ". Potter, Algona, collided eight miles south of Algona on highway 169 at 9:10 a.m. Monday morning. According "to Deputy Sheriff Don Wood, investigating officer, Potter pulled out from a farm drive and was preparing to drive into another driveway, and his vehicle was struck from the side. Total damage to the' two vehicles was estimated at $250, Potter suffered a minor shoulder injury, and was later given a ticket for emerging from a private roadway and failing to yield, the right-of-way. Loses A Brooder House In Fire Whittemore — Kerrnit -Knocker, southeast of Whittemore, had the misfortune, to lose his brooder house by fire last ..week. He was getting the house ready to place some chicks in, and started his brooder stove to regulate it. Then he turned the stove off, to spray the interior. In some unknown way, while he was spraying, gas combustion, developed and the whole building was ablaze at once. Mrs Kuecker suffered some slight burns. The building burned to the ground before West Bend firemen got to the farm. Hog House Burns Lotts Creek Leaders Lotts Creek Leaders' 4-H met April 16 at the Lotts Creek schoolhouse. Terry Juhl was accepted as a new member. Delegate to Boys' Short Course is David Erickson with alternate, Dwight Decker. Camp delegates are Francis Bjustrom and Allene Walker. Alternates are Charlotte Wichtendahl and Ruth Erickson. Wedding Licenses To Four Couples Wedding licenses were issued to four couples during the pas', week in the office of Alma Pear- sun, clerk, of the Kossuth district court. They went to the following couples: April 24 — Max E. Treat and Gail A. Johnson, Swea City. April 26 — Walter D. Carroll, Jenks, Okla. and Mary J. McKim, Tulsa, Okla. April 28 — Jerome Wagner, Whittemore, and Patricia Kruchenberg, Lone Rock; Richard C. McNeal, and LaVonne Peterson, Excelsior, Minn. Wesley — Firemen answered a call to the Charles Seebeek farm home last Tuesday morning where a hog house was completely destroyed. The men acted quickly to save the barn and other buildings. Wesley Dairy Queen Wesley — Joe Krieps has rent : ed the former Phillip 66 service station at the east edge of Wesley from Mrs Dennelle Devere- uux. Tom Forburger and son Kenneth are fixing it up for a Dairy Queen which will be operated by Joan Krieps and help- Moving To Calif. WesUy — Dewey Wilson left by car JMpnday morning, April 23 for Anticoch, Calif., where be will be employed. His wife and five children will join him. later. They are offering their house on east main street for sale.

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