Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on July 14, 1966 · Page 1
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John Lande Sr. hurt in Algona car crash ADVANCE ALMANAC •! WMk't NIWI NEW COURT CASES R. B. Waller et al vs. G. W. Stillman et al, writ of certiorari; Margaret Nelson vs. Stanley Nelson, divorce. WEDDING PERMITS Dennis T. Sook, Blue Earth Linda Pingel, Ledyard; Gilber Wenzel, Minneapolis, Rita Hen drickson, Bancroft; Charles J Smith, Myrna K. Mino, both Al gona. ST. ANN BIRTHS j u |y 9 — Mr. and Mrs. Don aid Peterson, Algona, boy, 8 Ib 7 oz. Juty 13 — Mr. and Mrs. Har old Elbert. Rodman, boy, 8 Ib 2 oz. ALGONA MARKETS New Corn $1.2 July Beans $3.4 November Beans $3.02 • state Historical Society lova City, lotta "Our competitor item dliptitw thii fact - the Adduce hai the largest PAID circulation in Kossuth County 0 * KoHiith C Entered as second class matter, Dee. 1* 1908, at Alflofw, lows, SdSff |»6»foffle« under Act of COWMS March i. 1179 VOL. 66-NO. 55 THURSDAY, JU«-Y 14, 1966 - ALOONA, IOWA -16 PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Crop prospects excellent Oats 65c (Markets furnished weekly by Hobarton Branch of Whittemore Elevator.) ALGONA WEATHER High Low Rain July 6 79 60 .28 July 7 88 58 July 8 ______ 86 63 July 9 96 74 .4 July 10 97 69 .06 July 11 97 71 .01 July 12 ______ — 71 trace BUILDING^PERMSTS Bennie Wibben, move garage; Marilyn Kuester, construct house, $15,000; Roy McMahon, sidewalk, $118; Mrs. Anna Halsrud, reshingle, $100; John Hopkins, reshingle, $75. Gerald N. Kramer, construct storage building, $50. MAYOR'S COURT Virginia May Krebsbach, Algona, failure to yield right of way, $5; Thomas Edward Moe, Algona, failure to yield right of way, $5; Nancy J. Matoon, Britt, speeding, $10; Jerome K. Hansen, Mapleton, Minn., reckless driving, $25. ST. ANN HOSPITAL July 6 — Patricia Bode, Algona, medical; Mrs. Anna Berte, Bode, medical; Clement Crahan, West Bend, medical. jyly 7 — Daniel Beens, Algona, surgery; Catharine Taute, of A prominent Buffalo Cente nd former Algona businessman ohn S. Lande Sr., 51, was shak n up and seven others in th amily escaped injury whei heir car was struck from be ind as it ascended the hill just outh of Algona on highway 169 ^uesday evening. The Lande's 1963 Cadillac, shown above after it was towed to George's Body Shop, had about $2,000 estimated damage. Seven other members of the family in the car were not injured. The Lande car was struck from behind by a truck owned by the Tuloma Gas Products Co of Irvington and driven by Ron aid J. Briggs, 27, of Algona. He was charged with failing to ob- 5erve a proper speed restriction by Patrolman Charles Bird and leputy sheriff Larry Hudson who were called to investigate THE ACCIDENT occurred .bout 8:50 p.m. Mr. and Mrs fohn Lande Sr. and a daughter had come to Algona to visit the John Lande Jr. family. The sen or Lande is a Buffalo Cente '.nsurance agent and v/as a co wner in the J & L Motor Co here for a number of years, liv ing here for a year in the earl 1950's. They had eaten at the son' home and were out for a driv to cool off from the heat. Joh Lande Sr., who was driving, sa\ the truck approach from the rear and warned his family of the impending crash.' He and his son and ... daughter were in the front seat while his wife, daughter-in-law and 3 grandchildren were in the back seat. The front seat broke off from Sentenced fof. defrauding local Queen candidate LINDA FAIRBANKS, of Burt, i Miss Iowa. Sunday there is an the impact of the collision and the Lande car was knocked off the road and into the ditch on the right side. The Lande car was going slowly up the hill, following another car. There was a third car coming from the north, preventing him from pulling out to avoid being struck by the truck. Authorities estimated the Lande car speed at 25 miles per hour and the truck speed at 50 miles per hour. Mr. Lande was taken by car to the Buffalo Center hospital for examination. He sustainec shoulder and knee injuries buj was not held overnight. He is to begin a three-week vacation next Tuesday, planned prior to the crash. THE SHERIFF'S office check ed a second crash earlier Tues Lone Rock, medical; Spear, Algona, medical. Bertha daughter of Col. and Mrs. Luther J. Fairbanks, is at Davenport this week as an entry in the Miss owa Contest sponsored by the tate Jaycee organization. She s sponsored by the Swea City !hamber of Commerce, and Mrs. lobert Barnes, Swea City, will je her ohaperone. She plans to enter the university at Ames this fall with a ma- or in home economics and education. She has been in the narching and concert band, se- ect chorus,.girls trio, girls glee club, in basketball and track, on the annual and paper staff, in FTA and the National Honorary society and is secretary of tha- organization, and in drama. For her talent number she will do a Hawaiian Dance to the music of "Little Brown Girl." The Miss Iowa contest got un derway Wednesday with regis tration, a luncheon, meeting judges' tea, dinner and rehear sal. Thursday the girls have re hearsals, luncheon, interview with judges, and a dinner. Tin first performance is Thursday July 8 — Leo Kollasch, Algona, medical. July 9 — Agnes Pearce, Whittemore, medical; Julie Parrish, Algona, medical; Dora Johnson, Lakota, medical. jyly JQ — Tricia Parrish, Algona, medical; Mary Kain, Algona, medical; Corrine Laing, Algona, medical; Ronald Hutzell, Bancroft, medical. jyly 11 _ Katharine Wagner, Ottosen, medical; John Hammer, Algona, medical; Virgil Smith, Algona, medical. jyly ij — Kevin Loss, Irvington, T&A; David Loss, Irvington, T&A. July 12 — Bertha Rippentrop, Algona, medical; Mrs. Harold Becker, Algona, medical. NEW VEHICLES Chuck Behr Trailer Sales Service, Algona, Apache Tvl.; Roy Carlson, Lakota, Trade Winds; Howard or Hazel Platt, Algona, Airstream; Charles E. Capesius, Whittemore, Honda; Mervin J. Wallace, Fenton, CMC p/u; Duane E. Jensen, Algona, Dodge; Everett Householder, Lone Rock, Cliev.; Universal Mfg. Co., Algona, Ford; Irvin Brandt, Ledyard, Ittt'l. p/u; Edward E. or Gretchen Bowman, Plyra..; 'Ben Louis Heyes, Laiota, Ford; Howard L. or Hazel Platt, Algona; Ford; Evelyn C. Cherlmd, Burt, Ford; day afternoon one-half mile north and one-half mile west o Burt on highway 169 at the Re Madsen farm driveway. A truck driven by Dennis E. Lynch, Bancroft, was traveling north and making a left turn. A car driven by Donald D. Jones, Whittemore, was also traveling north and attempted to pass just as the Lynch car began to turn. Lynch said he signaled the turn and Jones told deputy sheriff Don Wood he sounded his horn as he was about to pass. The cars collided and Jones, 39 a salesman, sustained a possible broken nose and head cuts. He was treated at St. Ann hospital The Lynch truck had about $35 in damage while the Jones car had an estimated $1500 in damage. No charges were filed. night, and the Friday schedule i similar to Thursdays. The big da is Saturday with a parade, re hearsals, and the selection Two injured as car hits post in heavy fog Two youths were injured in heavy fog early Sunday morn- Owin 8 : wards breakfast. Contestants -are rigidly trolled once the event starts, nd the girls are forbidden to peak to any man, even a mem- >er of her family, and cannot use the phone. They cannot visit with judges and can communicate only through their chaperone with anyone other than necessary officials. — Photo by Poundstone Studio. Special election on high school building in fall Thirty-nine residents of the Algona Community School Dis triot have been selected to serve on a Citizen's Advisory Committ ee to assist in planning for ex pansion of school facilities for the district, it was announced this week by Supt. O. B. Laing. Within the next few weeks a series of meetings will be planned to review the details of the proposed expansion with members of the committee. A definite proposal for voters of the community will probably be formulated for a special election sometime this fall, possibly in October and November, Mr, Laing said Wednesday. Those named include the foil- Gets 7 years suspended term at Emmetsburg Jerry John Jcrgcns, 26, Algona, was found guilty in district court at Emmetsburg Monday of obtaining money under false pretenses. Judge Joseph P. Hand of Emmetsburg sentenced him to not more than seven years at the Iowa State reformatory, Anamo sa, but suspended the sentence and paroled him to the Iowa State Board of Parole. Jurgens was ordered to pay the court costs. Jurgens was arrested at his home in Algona May 16 by the sheriff's department. He was given a preliminary hearing be^ lore Justice of the Peace George Blake of West Bend that evening. Justice Blake set his bond at $2000 on each of six counts of obtaining money under false pretenses, or a total of $12,000. The charges specified that Jurgens attempted to defraud Jack Peck and Esther Rolf son, co-owners of Al and Jack's grocery, West Bend, and Duane E. Jensen owner and proprietor of the 7-Up Distributing Co. of Algona. Investigation indicated that money was obtained by a variation -of-invoices between: those >resented to the merchants and hose turned in to the bottling company. Jurgens is a former driver for le 7-Up bottling company. He s married and the father of five children. Services for Elmer Kelley held today Help tor hitters ing when their car missed a turn and struck a fence post and sign three miles north of Bancroft on highway 169. The accident occurred about 3:30 a.m. Injured were Douglas K. Adams, 19 of Thompson, driver of Erwin H. Heldorfer, Bancroft, Dodge; John or Merlin Carlson, Swea City, Chev.; Lawrence or Margaret Govern, Titonka, Ohev. Mennet J. Trunkhill, Burt, Chev.; Thomas J. Egen, Bancroft, Volkswagen; Dr. William B. Redman, Lakota, Pont.; Gary L. Pijahn, Lone Rock, Ford; William Thomas Grey, Ledyard, Ford; James C. Derner, Whittemore, Chev.; Edwin Patrick Rudd, Algona, Chev.; Edward L Grimm, Ottosen, Chev.; Florence C. Duffy, Algona, Chev.; Farm ers Nat'l. Co., Algona, Ford James W. Goche, Bancroft, Ford Leland W. Davidson, Swea City Ford; Fern Louise or LeRoy Hou Mrs. Nat Bangs, Mrs. Max Bartholomew, Wes Bartlett Francis Bjustrom, Hugh Black Floyd Bode, Mrs. Dan Bray Russ Buchanan, Ted Charles Jack Chrischilles, Mrs. Randal Clark, Bob Deal, Phil Diamond Services were held Thursday morning (today) at St. Cecelia's church for Elmer Kelley, 81, who died Tuesday at his home in Algona. Elmer J. Kelley was born October 30, 1884, in Algona, the on of Matthew Kelley and Eva Curtis. He married Theresa Mtritsch May 15, 1912 at St. Cecelia's Catholic church. He vas one of the original members if the Algona band. Surviving children are Eugene elley, Algona, Kathryn, Mrs. Harold Voigt, Algona, Ilussel, Algona, and James E. Kelley, Algona. Living brothers and sisters nclude Ethel, Mrs. Ted Johnon, Algona, Ruth, Mrs. Ralph Larsons, Algona. His wife and three grandchildren also survive. Three brothers and one sister are dead. ONE OF THE new innovations in the Algona Little League program this summer has been the "T-Ball" in the Pee- Wee League. Instead of a pitcher in this beginning group, grades 2 and 3, youngsters hit the ball off from a rubber stand, shown above. It has made for much more action for fielders and hitters although the scores have risen accordingly. There is a limit of 10 runs per team per inning no matter how many outs the team has at the time. Max Bishop, son of Mr. and Mrs. Loren Bishop, is shown demonstrating the new idea, which is being used in many Little Leagues throughout the country. Oh yes, there is still'a strikeout possible if the batter misses the ball three times and either fans the air or hits the rubber stand. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. he oar, and Lawrence Skilberd.i Mrs. Jim Dodds, Mrs. Milli Buffalo Center. Adams had fac- al lacerations and Skelherd had a bump on the head. Both were reated by a Buffalo Center doctor. Deputy sheriff Larry Hudson investigated. The car had about $300 in damage, THERE WAS $150 damage to a car owned by Kenneth H. Kollasch, Swea City, when it was struck by another machine driven by Netti Mann, Estherville, in front of the Johnson Plumbing Store on highway 9 at Swea City Saturday morning about 9:30 a.m., while she was taking her driver exam with Patrolman Ed Lynn. The Kollasch car was parked at the time. The Es- chins, Algona, Buick; Luke or j therville car had about $200 in Rita Youngwirth, Wesley, Ford, [danmgc Elbert, Mrs. Delores Erickson Jim Geelan, Ronnie Gerber, Mrs Cd Gilmore, Burton Harmes Cirk Hayes, Don Hemmingsen Ted Herbst, "Dutch" Honsbruch Gene Hutchins, Mrs. Les Ken yon, Raymond Kohlhaas. Cecil Long, Richard Mawdsley, Pat Montag, Mrs. Carl Nelson, Harold Poppen, Mrs. John Schutter, George Sefrit, Miles Sloniker, Dean Taylor, Mrs. Richard Thoreson, Mrs. Marian Will, Mrs. Harold Zimmerman. LIGHTNING STRIKES Bancroft — Lightning struck the Heritage Home here about 5:30 a.m. Saturday and sparks flew from an electric fan in use at the time. There was no other damage, however. Tenant house burns to ground Wednesday Economists for Kossuth county are named Wayne Lynch, chairman o the Kossuth county extension council, announces the joint employment of Margaret Pratt and Carolyn Carlson to serve the home economics extension education program in Kossuth and Palo Alto counties, beginning on Sept. 1. The headquarters office for the two county home economists will be at Emmetsburg. Mrs. Pratt, who will serve as senior economist, has been home economist in Palo Alto county for several years. Miss Carlson is a recent graduate of Iowa State university and is from Albja, la. The Algona fire department down to its foundation. Firemen answered a call on Wednesday extinguished a blaze in a large at 11:45 a.m. at the Charles tree beside the house and stop- Kubicek farm OVa miles south of'ped the fire from spreading to Algona on Highway 169. | other buildings on the farm. The The tenant house shown in j tenant house was vacant at the the picture above was burned i time of the fire. DeValois says much of corn is 5-feet tall Bumper corn and soy bean crops were predicted this week by Kossuth County Extension Service Director Galen DeValois as plenty of moisture and hot weather mature the two key crops rapidly. DeValois said the majority of corn is now over five feet high and in the tassoling stage. However, contrary to popular belief, the torrid, humid days of recent weeks are not the best for corn growing. Corn does not like the very hot temperatures any batter than most people do; instead, temperatures between 80 and 85 ara the best for growing. DeVa- lois expressed hope that the hot 90 and 100 degree weather would not continue, but said that soil mosture has helped the corn to take 'the hot weather although some sandy areas were hurt by the intense heat. With the exception of some reed, hail and rain damage, the orn is coming along very well. OATS HAVE turned, and they ill probably be harvested next veek, while soy beans are good with most farmers having finished weeding at this time. Farmers report good yields Tom their second cutting of al- 'alfa, and, in general, the agricultural outlook for Kossuth county is definitely above average. Vandalism at library; pool stand theft The Algona police department is investigating vandalism at the Algona public library and a break-in at the concession stand at the municipal swimming pool. Both incidents took place sometime Friday evening. The damage at the library was discovered by Librarian Mrs. R. M. Phillips when she arrived for work at 8:15 Saturday morning. Six upholstered chairs were slashed, both seats and backs, as well as a $50 Webster's Unabridged dictionary. The hands on a large 60 year old grandfather clock — a gift from the Carnation club — were bent and its pendulum removed and. dropped to the bottom of the wooden cabinet. At the main checkout counter, a drawer was removed and a chair cover slashed. In the basement and children's room where an Indian theme had been developed for the summer reading program, a teepee was slashed. Magazines from a storeroom were scattered about the halls, and obscene lettering was carved into the wall of the girl's restroom. Mrs. Phillips estimated the damage at $400 and said that they were fortunate that their books and card catalogues were left intact. A painting by Russell Cowles valued at nearly $1,000 was untouched. Entrance was gained by a window which opened into the basement. At the concession stand, which is operated by Cathy Chrischil- les and Pat Muckey, about $40 in change was taken when someone entered by breaking Unlock on the wooden window cover and cutting the screen on the front of the building. EX'Lakota man is electrocuted Eileen O'Brien on Dean's List Eileen O'Brien, daughter of Edmund J. O'Brien, Whittemore, was among the senior students on the dean's list at the College of St Mary in Omaha for the 1965-6(5 second semester school term. LIBRARY CLOSED Bancroft — The public library will be closed all next week, Monday through Saturday, July — A former Lakota man, Donald Stickler, died Sunday by electrocution at Odebolt. He died instantly while using an electric drill in the back yard of hi* home there. Ho was employed for 15 years/ until 1962, at the Ley garage at Lakota and after that, h« purchased i body 18-23 for extensive cleaning and i shop at Elrtipre, Minn,, liter painting during the week. 1 moving to OdeMt.

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