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8-Algenn (In.) Upper Des Moines 9551 'Zt -*°W Donald Klocke, Auto Fatality, Rites Saturday Funeral services for Donald Klocke, 20, Wesley. Kossuth county's first auto fatality of 1956,'were held Saturday at 9 a.m. in St. Joseph's Catholic church there. Garry Funeral Home of Bancroft was in charge of arrangements. Burial was in the Catholic cemetery. Algona. Pallbearers at the funeral wore Zeno Reising. Mike Vitzthum. John Youngwirth. Chuck Ama. Eugene Hanig and Edward Cruise. Young Klocke died Tuesday. May 15. at the hospital in Rochester, Minn., where he had been a patient since he suffered severe injuries when he walked into the side of a car a mile west of Wesley May 4. The accident occurred after Klocke got out of a truck. He walked in front of the truck into the side of an auto driven by Darald Eischeid of Algona. He was rushed to St. Ann Hospital suffering from a severe brain concussion, fractured jaw, fractured left forearm and chest injuries. The young man was then flown to Rochester. He is survived by his parents, Mr and Mrs Leonard Klocke, Ledyard, three sisters, Mrs Chuck Studer, Wesley; Rita and Sharon at home and a brother, Charles, also at home. Donald had worked at the Wesley Livestock Pavilion for the past 19 months. He was a graduate of Thompson high school. His condition improved at times while at Rochester, but his condition became serious shortly before death Tuesday. Mrs Roupe, 86, Former Algonan, Buried Monday Funeral rites for Mrs Emma Walker Roupe, 86, former resident of Kossuth county, were held at the Methodist church in Algona at 2 p.m. Monday. Rev. Harry Whyte officiated and burial was in Riverview cemetery. McCullough's Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers .were Russell Walker, Ralph Walker, Robert Walker, Melvin Walker, 'Roy Bjustrom and Cecil Bjustrom. Mrs Roupe died Friday in a nursing home at Cedar Rapids, where she had --made her home with a son. Emma Rosanna, daughter of Peter J. and Sarah Ann Roupe, was born on a farm nine miles northwest of Algona. Her parents were pioneers of Kossuth county. She was educated in rural schools and later took normal training at Algona before teaching in several rural schools in Lotts Creek twp. She was married May 2, 1894 to Charles E. Roupe and they lived on a farm near Whittemore. They retired from the farm in 1921 and moved to Algona. Mr Roupe died Aug. 20, 1936. She maintained her home here until health made it impossible, then made her home with her children. She had resided at Cedar Rapids for several years. Mrs Roupe was active in church circles and the Rebekah Lodge. Six children survive. They are: Hattie Thomas, Los Angeles: Arnold, Cedar Rapids: Mabel Eklund, Minneapolis; Wilbur, Santa Monica, Cal.; Jessie Witwer, Compton, Cal.; and Irma Dee Truck Violators Flood J. P. Court Truck violators were numerous in Justice C. H. Ostwinkle's court during the week. Seven of eight who wore fined wore drivers" of truck?. E. J. Messick, Omaha, paid $10 and costs for overlength vehicle and $12 and costs for axle overload: Harvey J. Powell. Durant, Okla., paid SI 1 and costs for over- length truck: Clco J. Moore. Glidde>n. paid $20 and costs for over- width truck: Glen E. McVay. Aleona. was assessed $13 and cost? for overload; John Stampka. Lu- Verne, paid S10 and costs for overload: W. C. Decker, Algona, paid a total of $19.70 and costs on two counts of overload: Lyle D. Hamilton. Trvington. paid "U2.90 for overload: and Daru-I E. Mosher, Algona, was fined $5 and costs on a stop sign violation 1,300 Feet Gas Line To Be Laid Approximately 1,300 feet of new natural gas line will be laid in the northeast part of Algona in the early summer, it was announced by Dick Carr, manager of North Cenrtal Public Service Co. here. The new line is being put in to serve Livingston Tool Co., Buscher Bros, contractors, the house trailer court, and will also be laid in such a manner as to give service to a number of potential building lots in the vicinity. Bancroft Lady Notified Of Nephew's Death Bancroft — Mrs Rose Murphy received word of the death of her nephew, Patrick Hammal, only child of Mr and Mrs Arch Hammel of Long. Beach. Patrick passed away while serving with the Army in Alaska where he and his wife were stationed. Besides his wife he leaves a daughter and son. Mrs Murphy visited with them in California last summer. Banns Published Banns of marriage were published for the first time Sunday for Arlene Ruby, daughter of Mr and Mrs Orville Ruby, Lakota, and Paul Kockler, son of Mr and Mrs Walter Kockler, Bancroft, and Catherine Ann Fenders, Cedar Rapids, and William F. Rustemier, son of Mr and Mrs William Rustemier, Bancroft. Bishop Honors Holy Orders will be conferred on Rev. Eugene Schumacker, son of Mrs Mary Schumacker by his Excellency the Most Reverend Joseph M. Mueller D. D., Saturday, May 26, at 9 a.m. in the Cathedral of the Epiphony, Sioux- City, Iowa. Relatives at the reception held at the Cletus Dorr home Sunday honoring Mike McGuire of Titonka who made his first communion were Mr and Mrs Don Norland and the Bernard McGuire family, Titonka, Laurence Bergman family, Richard Menke family, Sherry Winkel, Whittemore, Kenneth McGuire, Mr and Mrs Clarence McGuire and Pat and Daryle Lampe. The world's deepest cnve, LP- pineux, in the western Pyrenees, is 2395 feet below the surface. Gardner, Rose Creek, Minn. A brother, Leslie of Algona, also survives. Two daughters preceded her in death DO YOU HAVE THE OUTDOOR BUG? 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In the photo above, he is pointing on Ed Monti-ay of radio station KIOA, DCS Moines, 1 The children arc, left U> right: Billy Hurt, Don Stephen Voyjes. None of the kids accepted the ca oines jobbers and wholesalers arrived at Algona ter "flying cover" for the 15-car train. Gusty f Atlantic, to seek a landing spot rather quickly, ter down on the football field. ocopteis course through the air, rushed to the tor, he gathered the kids and explained about the t features of the ship, while his official passenger, ook on. gie Stevens, Jane Erlander, Nick Sue Wegner and plain's invitation to take a ride. Dinner Honors St. Benedict Eighth Graders Si. Benedict—There wore eight eighth grade graduates at the St. Benedict school and Sunday morning. May 20, these graduates and their fathers and mothers were served a 10:15 breakfast by the seventh grade mothers. The seventh grade pupils 'were also there as wore Father C. Ernst and his housekeeper. Ann Bohnenkamp, and two flower girls, Marcia Grandgenett and Joyce Arndorfer. Ronald Arndorfer was the toastmaster and introduced Barbara Kellncr who gave the welcome. The response was given by Mrs Marvin Eischen. Merle Ann Harig spoke to the faculty concerning the appreciative-ness of the pupils. A prayer was recited by Connie Arndorfer. A song was sung by the seven girl graduates. The only male member graduating, Jack McCarthy, spoke to Father Ernst concerning all kindnesses performed. A response was given by Father Ernst and a hymn was sung by all. At the card party, Muy 16, at the home of Mrs Philip Arndorfer, Aggie Rosenmeyer won high. Barbara Kunkel, daughter of Mr and Mrs George Kunkel, who arrived at the age of 7 May 20, spent this day at the home of her grandmother, Mrs Caroline Kunkel for dinner and supper. Lake Titicaca, in South America, is the highest navigable lake in the world. PHONE 1100 - YOUR NEWSPAPER LOCALS Mrs Geofge C.» Smith and ion, Dennis, of Davenport have been visiting a week with her parents, Mr and Mrs O. J. Schultz. Mr and Mrs Darrell McFarland were dinner guests last week Sunday of the former's parents, Mr and Mrs O. G. McFarland at Hurt. Mr and Mrs Gerald Olldm .were dinner guests last week Sunday of the latter's parents Mr and Mrs Herman Voigt at Whittemore. Mr and Mrs Paul Lemkec went to Armstrong Sunday to attend the confirmation of Janice Jensen, daughter of Mr and Mrs Wendell Jensen, former residents here, and sister of Mrs Lemkee. Mr and Mrs Darrell McFarland attended the wedding at Hurt of Lynda Rasch to David Miller in St. John Lutheran at .2:30 p.in Sunday afternoon. Mr and Mrs Howard Raney had as dinner guests Mothers Day the mother, Mrs Martha Geilenfeld, Mr and Mrs Lowell Samp, Mr and Mrs Duane Logue, and Mr and Mrs Kenneth Geilenfeld. Mr and Mrs Max Bast had as dinner guests Sunday their son- in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Burton Varcoe and children, of Emtnetsburg. They were also guests at the parental home Mother's Day. Mr and Mrs Elmer Potler and their granddaughter and husband, Mr and Mrs Lawrence Miller, spent Mothers Day at Ames with Mr and Mrs Victor Applegate, son-in-law and daughter of the Potters. Dr. and Mrs Harold Erickson had as guests Sunday, Mr and Mrs Harold Higgs, Mr and Mrs Jack Sink, Dr. and Mrs Robert Humphrey of Des Monies and Mrs I-Iillard Brown of Minneapolis, Minn., and the respective children. Mf and Mrs Albert Hagg had as dinner guests Mothers Day their son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Vincent Mat/, Ronnie and Rhonda of Danville, and Mr Hagg's brother, Emil Hagg, of Adel. Mr and Mrs Matz spent the weekend here. Mr and Mrs Merlon Baker were visited a few days last week by Mrs Baker's sister, Mrs Sam Hanks of Pacific Palasades, Calif. From neve she went to Indianapolis, Ind., to join her husband, who will participate in the Mem orial Day auto races. Mr and Mrs Elmer Potter were recently visited by Mrs Gusta Aavig 'of Bradclock, N. D Other guests during the week were Mrs Potter's sister, Mrs Arthur Spear of New Ulrri, Minn., and her daughter, Mrs Richard McDonald and Connie of Huron Lake, Minn. Mrs Cydney Laird left Monday for Venice, Cal., on a month's vacation. She will visit her son- in-law and daughter, Mf and Mrs Stewart Barnes, and enroute home will stop at Phoenix, Ariz., to visit her brother and sister-in- law. Mr and Mrs Howard French, and other relatives. Mr and Mrs Cleve Barton were sit Iowa City a couple of days last week. Cleve had a check-up at the university hospital following surgery a few weeks ago. He is making good progress. They drove to Webb Wednesday and spent the day with Mrs Barton's brother-in-law and sister, Mr and Mrs J. R. Cook. 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