Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on June 30, 1966 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 30, 1966
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ADVANCE ALMANAC el WMk • W1DOINQ PERMITS Terry Heald, Cedar Rapids, Margaret Keith, Algona; James P. Dierberg, Mary N. Welp, both St. Louis. ALOONA MARKETS New Corn ______ , ____ ^ ___ $1,19 Beans ___ ______________ $3.46 Oats _________ ___________ 65c (Markets furnished weekly by Hobarton Branch of Whittemore Elevator.) ST. ANN HOSPITAL June 23— Mrs. Belle Kelley, Algona, expired. June 24 — Nettie Fisher, of Hurt, medical; Rosette Johannsen, Algona, expired. Junt 26 — Edward Blumer, of Algona, medical. BUILDINO PERMITS Peter Besch, reshingle dwelling, $500; Frank Sterling, re- shingle house, $200; Ralph Elbert, repair basement wall, $500; Alex Reefer, construct walk, $75; Mrs. C. A. Derner, construct house, $15,000; Rite (Ml Company, construct oil station, $26,000. ST. ANN BIRTHS AI gong Konutfe County State Historical Society Iowa City, Iowa VOL 66—NO, 51 THURSDAY, JUN6 30,1966 - ALGONA, IOWA UfAMI IN TWO SlCTIONS lnt«f«d ei Meant! class matter, Dte. I, 1908, at Algeria, iowa, poitofflee urtdtf Att *f Cort0f«M March ft. 1179 Farmer dies in freak Fire destroys St. Joe farm June 24 — Mr. and Mrs. Earl Parsons, Algona, girl, 8 Ib. 7 oz. June 25 — Mr. and Mrs. Robert Klepper, West Bend, girl, 5 Ib. 9 oz.; Mr. and Mrs. Loren Nelson, Algona, boy, 6 Ib. 11 oz. June 27 — Mr. and Mrs. Larry Evers, Whittemore, girl, 7 Ib. 3 oz. MAYOR'S COURT Darrel Green, Algona, disturbing the peace, $15; Marvin Grisham, Algona, no operator's li cense, $5, and failing to stop a an intersection, $10; Ed Hani mer, Algona, improper backing $5; Rodney H. Johnson, Algona OMVI, posted $500 bond. ALGONA WEATHER High Low Rain June 22 88 63 June 23 88 64 June 24 92 64 June 25 ______ 94 71 June 26 '_ 83 57 June 27 88 60 June 28 90 61 1.41 June 29 ••'___•___ — 65 NEW COURT CASES Mary C. Dietrich vs Edward Dietrich, divorce; Grace Sargeant vs Charles McMahon, damages $310.82; L. H. Kurtz Co. vs Homer McCarthy dba McCarthy Plumbing & Heating, acct. $519.40; 6 separte cases against the board of supervisors on an appeal from ag land tax credit brought by Edward J. Miller et al, Hazel D. Lusby et al, Robert Eichenberger, Mamie Eichenberger, Lewis K. Ferguson et al, and Barbara Haggard and Eleanor Twogood; Lynk Bros, and EDWARD ILLG surveys damage to equipment and buildings on the farm of his mother, Mrs. Art Illg, which was the scene of a fire Sunday morning June 26 which firemen from Algona and Bode battled for over two hours. Some 70 feet of the building in .the '.foreground was destroyed, while the barn which formerly stood in the background was burned to the ground. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. * * acct., $147.75; Farmers Coop Elevator vs Ted Hilbert, acct. $1505.09. NEW VEHICLES Edward L. Thompson, Lakota, Trlblazer Trv. trl.; Albert J. Ladehoff, Algona, Honda; Paul Francis Watkins, Algona, Honda; Clarence H. Christensen, of Wesley, Chev. p/u; Robert Russell Block, Ottosen, Chev. p/u; &Darlow or Anna Rogert, Bode, Ford p/u Bancroft Coop Creamery, Bancroft, Chev, trk.; Merrill L. or Doris J. Mueller, Algona, Plym.; Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., Algona, Chev,; Gales Leasing Co., Algona, Chev.; Ronald C. or Priscilla Peck, Chrysler; Int'l. Milling Co., Swea City, Ford; E. P. or Lucile M. Hansen, Titonka, Chev.;Loretta Ann Plathe, Bode, Chev.; Clement Jos. or Eliz. Bisenius, Whittemore, Ford; William A. or Marie B. Marty, LuVerne, Ford; Cecil .Thomas Williams, Algona, Olds; Henry Andrew Smith, Burt, Ford. Strawberries cause Birt accident There was $75 damage to a car driven by Mrs. Viola Becker of Burt Friday afternoon when she lost control after coming out of her farm drive and the 1962 model car struck a fence along the road. The accident occurred •about 4:45 p.m. and was checked by deputy sheriff Don Wood. Mrs. Becker turned out of her f»rm lane and then lost control when she reached across the seat to retrieve some boxes of strawberries which were sliding off IARLY CORRESPONDENCE Because of the two-day holi- «J§y nest week, correspondents »re asked to have their copy in the Advance office as early as possible next Sunday asd Monday- Illg farm fire burns buildings Sunday morning A fire early Sunday morning at the farm of Mrs. Art Illg destroyed completely a 40 by 100 foot building, burned over 70 feet of another, and singed the side and roof of a smaller structure. Algona fire trucks left for the Illg farm located ten miles southwest of Algona at 12:11 a.m. and returned at 2:30 Sunday morning. They teamed up with the Bode fire department and man aged to save the house and sev eral other large buildings on the farm. The fire narrowly missec three petroleum barrels which Baird Inc. vs Kenneth Grein, | stood on one side of a burning building. The losses have no yet been determined. Commission to nominate two for new judge A nominating commission will meet here next week Thursday with Judge G. W. Stillman presiding to nominate two candidates for 14th district judge to replace Judge Fred M. Hudson who has resigned. The commission is provided for by law, and consists of five lawyers named by the bar of the district and five non-lawyers named by the governor. The senior judge in the district is the llth member ex-officio. The commission recommends two candidates and the governor makes the choice between the two who is named judge unti the next election. Then the ques tion on the ballot is should In be retained in office. Local members of the comm ission are Donald C. Hutchison and R. B. Waller. Measles warning is given here Warning that vaccination for measles is an important requirement for children, Mrs. Cleo Black, Algona, of the Kossuth Council for Retarded Children, asked that parents see to it the children have the protection. The poster child for 1966, Kim Fisher, was menially retarded as the result of measles followed Fenton girl fights dogs as mail "man" Fenton — Barbara Wehrspan, 22, is one of a kind in Council Bluffs; She is- the only -ferrta-le carrier in the city, and she has earned the hazards of the game first hand. A June graduate of the state college at Cedar Falls, Barbara was one of nine in the Council Bluffs area hired for summer replacement work at the post office. Miss Wehrspan, daughter of the Harold Wehrspans of Fenton, will begin her teaching career in the fall at Corning. Until then she will be one of the post office's ready reserves. She ventured out on her route alone for the first time Wednesday after having another carrier with her for two days. Although the skies were cloudy and a warm shower dotted the streets, she was prepared for her summer job in a pair of slacks, a white blouse and some comfort- ble walking sandals. She walks 0 to 12 miles per day. She used a three-wheeled pusl ,art device to carry the heavy nail packed pouch instead of slinging the mail over her shoul der. While she likes the job, there are some problems — like orn dogs and rock-throwing children. This is the first time the summer replacement program, using nigh school and college students, has been used in Council Bluffs, according to Postmaster Ken A. Services held Wednesday for Mrs. Johannsen Free fireworks here July 4th Three elected to east Grant school board In a special election Monday in the east one-third of Grant township Soren Pedersen was named school director for a one-year term, Vernon Haag for two years and Gerald Pedersen for three years. There were 27 votes cast. This election was made necessary by the collapse of the proposed Ledyard school district through action of the county school board and upheld on appeal to the district court. An appeal to the supreme court is possible prior to July 15. The east one-third of Grant is not now in any district and a school board for the fraction of the township became necessary to adopt a budget and eventually decide transportation and tui tion and what school the young sters in the area will attend. Belle Kelly dies Saturday at St. Ann RONALD COLLINS by Madigan. The hiring of the nine students was granted by the regional office at St. Louis and all applicants were given a Civil Service examination. "They were selected on merit" noted Madigan. Many throughout the United States applied for the summer positions, which pay $2.37 pel- hour. ASgonan charged as drunk driver An Algona man, Rodney Howard Johnson, 31, posted bond of $500 after he was charged Saturday evening with having no drivers license and operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. He was bound over to district court, waiving the preliminary hearing. He was charged after his car went out of control and struck a tree at 1108 E. State street, Algona, near the Ken Harris residence. His 1958 Pontiac was a total loss of $900, an.4| Funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon at the Methodist church for Rosetta Jo- lannsen, 68, lifetime Algona •esident who died Sunday, June 26, at St. Ann hospital. The Rev. R. W. Noland officiated, and burial was in Eastlawn cemetery with the McCullough funeral chapel in charge. Rosetta Lillian Johannsen was born April 3, 1898 in Union twp. the daughter of Joseph Cook and Minnie Shirk. She was mar ried to Henry C. Johannsen or June 21, 1916 in Algona, and lived in the community until her death. She was an active member in church organizations and served on the Methodist church flower committee for 30 years. She was also a member of the Eastern Star and Royal Neighbors. A 50th wedding anniversary had been celebrated June 19. Pallbearers were Earl Sheppard, John Weber, Fred Geigel, Ed Gilmore, Frank Sterling and Alvin Weber. Survivors include her hus- sand, a sister, Pearl, Mrs. Mel vin Dutton of Burt; and a brother, Russ Cook of Algona. The Algona Chamber of Commerce will again sponsor a free Fireworks Show on Monday, July 4, it was announced this week. It will be ^*iicl lis" usUal at the Koss.th County Fairgrounds. A band concert will precede the fireworks beginning about 9:15 p.m. with Russ Guster directing the city band. A top-notch fireworks show is promised with fine displays of aerial shells, rockets and ground pieces. The public is invited to attend free of charge. Bancroft youths escape when car overturns near Burt Arnold Danielson, 55, of Algona, dies of lockjaw Arnold Danielson, 55-year- old Algona farmer stricken with lockjaw May 13, died at a Rochester hospital early Tuesday, evening. Funeral arrangements are in charge of McCullough's but are pending as the Advance goes to press. Mr. Danielson is survived by his wife and six children. He developed lockjaw after running a sliver into his hand early in May. When his jaw and neck began indicating paralysis, he saw a doctor and was then rushed to Rochester where he has been a patient ever since. Had filed in •tr May for state r Two Bancroft youths escaped without injury Monday evening about 7:50 p.m. when their car went out of control on highway 169 about two miles north of Burt and overturned into the ditch. The car, owned by Francis Stork, was driven by John C. Stork, 17, of Bancroft. The 1962 machine was a complete loss according to deputy sheriff Larry Hudson. He filed charges of driving too fast for the condition of the road against Stork. The car was going south when it hit heavy water on the high way from the cloudburst late Monday afternoon and evening Stork lost control of the car and it went into the ditch, striking a fence and then overturning. A passenger, Philip Meyer, o Bancroft, also was not injured. Services for Belle Kelly were held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the McCullough funeral chapel, with jhe Rev. W. R. Noland official ing. Burial was in the Waucoma cemetery. Mrs. Kelly died Sat urday Jurte 25''at St.' Ann hospital. Belle M. Kelly was born April 30, 1894 at Waucoma, the daughter of the Jacob Criders. She married Theodore M. Kelly in Dubuque and came to Algona nine years ago. Children include: Maurice Kelly, Elcajon, Calif.; and Laurence Kelly, Los Angeles, Calif. Brothers and sisters are: Clayton Crider, Elkader; Ray Crider, Elgin; Lauren Crider, Waucoma; and Virgil Crider, West Union. Six grandchildren, one great- grandchild and her husband also survive. Mr. Kelly purchased the Donovan Cabinet Shop on South Phillips street in 1957 and later opened a clock business just south of the Advance. Weather perfect for corn-growing Hot muggy weather and plenty of rain is county a fine giving Kossuth June for corn- growing as temperatures remained in the high 80's and low 90's most of the past week. A heavy rain Monday, which measured over 2 inches in some parts of the county and 1.41 at the official weather station in Algona, added valuable moisture to the ground, Only a few scattered and light areas of hail were reported and thus far, only isolated spots in the county have $300 damage in accident Tuesday .Cars 'driven by Marie Agnes Lampright, Algona, and Law re nee Henry Peril,' Whittemore collided Tuesday afternoon a ,3:27 at the intersection of Lu cas and Minnesota streets in A gona. The Lampright car was travel ing south on Minnesota, and th Pertl auto was going east on Lu cas when the accident occurrec Damage was estimated at $10 to the Lampright machine an $200 to the Pertl auto. Charge of failure to yield the right-of way were filed against Mari Lampright. Lindhorst returns parole violator Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst went to Oklahoma City, Okla., over the weekend to pick up and return Gary Shatto, Spencer, for parole violation. He dropped Mm off at Anamosa, Ipwa reformatory to begin serving a five- year sentence for grand larce ny. Shatto was paroled to the State Board of Parole for theft of jewelry from an Algona home early last year. Lindhorst said his parole was revoked when he left the area and the FBI picked him up in a small town near Oklahoma City. A prominent Kossuth county farmer, Ronald H. Collins, 49, of Lone Rock, died in a freak farm accident on the farm 3% miles west and 5Vfe miles north'of,Al- gona Tuesday morning. . ••• Collins had filed as • Democratic candidate for State Representative in mid-May in his first try for'ah elective office. He was to have been opposed t in the September primaries by Mancil Hurlburt of Swea City. According to authorities, the accident occurred while Collins was working alone in a corn crib on the farm, loading corn into a truck. It is thought that he had lifted the box of the truck to repair or work on the hydraulic lift under the box. , >f Apparently, he tripped a lever and the box fell on him, breaking is neck. There was about 2,000 rounds of corn in the box at: the ime of-the accident. Mr. Collins was pinned between the frame nd the, box and died instantly. It is believed the accident occurred around 10 a.m. MRS. COLLINS was gone at he time, working at the Grotto at West Bend. Two sons, Charles and Terrance, were cultivating corn in a field. They returned to the; house at noon, and although no one was at' home, this' was not unusual. suffered age. appreciable hail dam- EARLY ADVANCE Next Monday's Advance They ate dinner end then went to the barn to get a tractor, preparing to help a neigh, bor bale hay. They round their father's body at-this time. The farm is located in the Lotts Creek area of Union township and is owned jointly by Dr. M. G. Bourne of Algona and Mrs. Julia A. Cutler, his sister. It is managed by Matt Streit of Algona. FUNERAL services will be held Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Cecelia's Catholic church with Father James Bruch officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter and Paul's cemetery at West Bend, with the Hamilton funeral home in charge of arrangements. Ronald Collins was born at West Bend March 19, 1917, the son of John and Mary Collins. He was educated there. His fa- ter died when he was a senior in high school and he immediately went to work on the family farm. He moved to Livermore in 1944 and after farming there for four years, came to the Bourne farm in 1948 and had been there ever since. He was married to Luella Gisch of Livermore on Sept. 2, 1941. She survives as do five children: Sharon, Mrs. Eugene Poecks, Hinton, Iowa; Colleen, St. Paul, Minn.; Charles, Terrence and Patricia, the former will be printed early because of the July 4th holiday. The issue will go to press Friday afternooa for Saturday delivery. New Rotary dub officers itis. A rational drive ....... . . is being conduct- he was taken to St. Ann hospi- 1 tal and treated for a cut Up. 1 SHOWN ABOVE are the new officers and directors of the Algona Rotary dub who were elected at the meeting on June 27. From left they are: Wally Hill, treasurer; Dean Kinsman, secretary; John Love, vice-president; Gordy Schmidt, president; C. R. Schoby, director and past president; Bob Diekmann, director; and Bud Anderson, director. 11 two Garrigan high school students and the latter a student at St. Cecelia's. Also surviving are three brothers and a sister: John Collins, West Bend; Mrs. Douglas Taylor, Baxter Springs, Kans.; Dr. William Collins, Santa Ana, Calif.; and Dr. Robert Collins, Waseca, Minn. There is one grandchild also. MR. COLLINS served as Democratic committeeman from Union township for some years and was active in dairy organizations. In 1964, he was named one of four Iowa dairymen to go to Washington for work with congressmen for dairy organizations. New motel owners from Spencer Mr. and Mrs. Russell Frazee, Spencer, Iowa, are the new owners of the Johnson House Motel and Restaurant and will take over from Mr. and Mrs. James Logan Friday, July 1. The Frgzees were in Algona Monday looking for a place to live ptd getting ready to tafce over. Tt»y will be the ow&ers and I

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