Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on July 28, 1966 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 28, 1966
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Wins free trip to see the "Beatles" Aldona Ko*tilth County ^^^^I^^B^jg^^ Stafco -Historical Society Iowa City, Iowa •f 'tea tnf«r*J « Mwnd tldw malMf, Die. 1, 1tO», at Alflom, Iowa, Mitl (MWtofflct unttr Art el Conartu Mtteh VOL, 66-NO. S» THURSDAY, JULY 2i, 1966 - ALOONA, IOWA - 18 PAGES IN 3 SECTIONS Hearing held on judgeship here Monday After an all day hearing Monday Judge Joseph P. Hand, Eni- metsburg, took over the case brought by the five lay members of the judicial nominating , commission against the lawyer members. Briefs and written arguments are to be filed by both sides with Judge Hand who it is expected will rule on the situation in the near future. Each of the lay members testified he had voted on three ballots for the same person — Attorney David Fitzgibbons, of Estherville, and that they objected to Judge Stillman voting. Only cross^anunation i was of Dr. Wm. A. Bo^Estherville, the new lay member named to _ the Kohlhaas farm, 3 miles- north commission when the^preyious and 2 miles east of St. Joe, last lay member resigned shortly be- Saturday afternoon. In * It was a million dollar rain • • •»,» Farm expert* called it a "Million Dollar Rain"! It came when it wa* heeded most for Kossuth County soybeans and corn, This was the description of Tuesday's late morning and early afternoon rain which dumped up to three inches of badly {needed moisture on some Kossuth crops. The rain was gen- eral with most all corners of the county getting some. Between 3 and 3% inches of rain fell near Swea City, where the annual Junior Fair was in progress. There was three inches of rain north of Whittemore and Titonka received .8 of an inch. The official weather station at KLGA reported .58 of an inch in the Algona area, not as much as some other parts of the county got but welcome nevertheless. UP UNTIL TUBS- DAY'S RAIN, only .68 of an inch of rain had fallen, in the Algona area during the entire month of July. The Lone Rock and Bancroft areas have had more moisture during the month but not much. Crops in the county were badly in need of rain'after the torrid temperatures of the past four weeks. County Extension Director Galen DeValois reported county crops in "excellent!' conditioning after the rain, Except .for some sandy-soil areas and spots hit by June hail, crops are maturing well. Barn destroyed in Kohlhaas fire last Saturday completely destroyed a barn on the Raymond fore the ! place. meeting was to take addi- Gary Jones, 14, son of the completed sequence of letters Dr. B ois said he had not read Glenn Joneses, Algpna, has won last Friday and was informed the.transcript of the proceedings ah all expenses paid trip to St. Monday Louis to witness the August 21 chosen. that' ' he 'had performance of the Bush Stadium. and he was given the opportunity to read it. He also testified Beatles at Tuesday morning a man came he had voted three times lor Mr | from the company in Fort Dodge Fitzgibbons, and that he had ob- He was a winner in a contest and explained the trip-to Gary|j ec t e( i t o j u( ig e stillman's vot- which is being sponsored by the. and his father, who signed the;i Seven Up bottling company in papers giving him permission to which lettered bottle cap corks go. are collected until '"Seven Up"i He will leave by air condition- can be spelled. Gary saw a sign' ed bus at 7. a.m. August 21 from explaining the contest at Mich- Fort Dodge with a group of win- ael's Recreation and found all of ners from Iowa and Minnesota the letters, with the exception of ( sitting in a special section, of the the "P", on the same day. The' stadium in St. Louis reserved next day, July 22, he opened a' for contest winners and return- bottle and found _ the needed ing home that evening after the letter in the cap. He sent in the, show. ; James P. Denato, Des Moines, a member of the recent legislature, testified on proceedings of a rejected proposal in the legislature to clarify the right of the presiding judge to vote. Mr. Delato is a lawyer associated with Lex Hawkins, the recent chairman of the state democratic committee, in a law firm at Des Moines. Judge Harvey Uhlenhopp, of Hampton, a judge in the llth dis trict and chairman of the state ALMANAC Digest off Week's NEWS NEW COURT CASES Ila E. Troff vs. Peter Troff, divorce; Robert L. Lynch and Cecil Baldwin vs. Paul F. Larson, injunction. WEDDING PERMITS Velere Stromer, Glemme, Juanita Cordes, Lakota; Jerry Schumann, Moneta, Beverly Troff, of SWea City; Leo T. Sabin, Sophia A. Shipler, both Algona. BUILDING PERMITS Rufus Lindhorst, reshingle, $350; Myron Smith, re-side, $1500; Trupke Electric, hang sign; Art Ristau, reshingle and construct patio, $750. ALGONA MARKETS oz. July 24 — Mr. and Mrs. William Rockwoocl, Wesley, girl, 8 Ib. 11 oz. July 25 — Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Pesicka, Algona, girl, 7 Ib. 11 oz. ST. ANN HOSPITAL Girls softball champions July 19 — Carrie Durant, Algona, medical; Mary Sorenson, Algona, medical. July 20 — Joseph Henry, Algona, accident; Patricia Klemm, Algona, medical; Donald Gliem, Cowrie, medical. July 21 — Arthur Plathe, Corwith, accident; Vincent Bernar(Continued on page 2) bar conunittee that worked on the judicial reform constititiona amendment, testified for the de fense or lawyer members con cerning the constitutional a mendment intent. The lawyer defense seemed to be based on the constiution and the lay proposal seemed to be based on an attorney general' opinion. The case arose when the commission of five lay members appointed by the governor and five lawyer members elected by the lawyers in the district met and nominated Joseph L. Hanson, of Emmetsburg, and Murray S. Underwood, Spencer, for the governor to choose a s uccessor to Judge Hudson who resigned. The lay members attacked the decision because Judge Stillman voted. The constitution says the judge senior in service 1 shall be a member of the commission and shall be its presiding officer. The law implementing the constitution says the nominations must be by majority vote of the statutory members which the laymen interpret as barring the judge's vote. tion, baled hay and straw were ost. Members of the family were able to save more than 100 lead of fat cattle and club cal r es, however; , Howard Kohlhaas, 22, was overcome by smoke and rushed to Ann hospital! He has since recovered. : . ; Firemen were called from Algona, Livermore and Bode They were handicapped by a water hprtage when a water pump ailed and water had to be hauled in by trucks. The loss was covered by insurance. Father of Bancroft woman dies July 22 Bancroft — Chris H. Biehn, 83-year old father of Mrs. John Welp of Bancroft, died at St. Peter, Minn. July 22. Mr: Biehn was janitor of the Bancroft public school for several years and had lived with his daughter here for 16 years before moving to St. Peter. Funeral services were held Monday at St. Peter. Paul Anliker of West Bend was one of the pallbearers. Three daughters and one brother survive. Lois Hunt rocoives Amos scholarship It was ' announced recently that Lois Jean Hunt, daughter of the Harold Hunts, rural Algona, received a general scholarship PICTURED ABOVE are the Hawks, Junior League girl's softball winners. From left to right, front row, they are Marcy Diamond, Linda Wagner, Debbie Missal, Kathleen Payne, Kim Peterson, Micki Marshall and Debbie Munger. Back row, from left, Nancy Wagner, Lois Joens, Jody Simons, Marlene Morz, Vicki Telecky, Carol Nelson and Theresa Beaumont. Coaches are Dwight Wagner and assistant Al Missal. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. and educational opportunity grant from Iowa State university at Ames. Lois will be a sophomore at the university this fall. SEXTON ACCIDENT There was $250 damage to a Honda driven by Tim Claude, of Algona, and owned by Pat Krebsbach, Swea City, when it struck a pole in a grove on the Glen Gabrielson farm near Sexton Sunday morning about 4 a.m. WINNERS IN THE girl's softball Novice League were the Canaries with a 5-2 record. Pictured above, back row, left to right, are: Lisa Geilenfeld, Denise Coleman, Janelle McGinnis, Maureen Ruhnke and Deborah Winter. Front row, left to right, Jane Shey, Debbie Levy, Mary Nash and Betty Ulfers. Not pictured are: Diane Knoer, Deanna Eastman, Debbie Knoer and Vickie Lee Harris. Ken Geilenfeld is coach and Arnie Lallier, assistant. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. Now cars damaged in backing accident Two 1966 Oldmobiles owned by Dau's Garage, Algona, were damaged Monday morning in an New Corn $1.25 July Beans $3.27 November Beans $2.97 Oats 65c (Markets furnished weekly by Hobarton Branch of Whittemore Elevator.) ALGONA WEATHER High Low Rain July 20 __ 82 49 July 21 82 53 July 22 81 54 July 23 84 59 .06 July 24 90 59 July 25 94 57 July 26 90 68 July 27 — 67 .58 MAYOR'S COURT Russell L. Shaw, Algona, speeding, $10; Marlin L. Hel- niers, operating a motor vehicle on a public sidewalk, $5; John F. Will, failure to stop, $5; James F. Schumacher, Algona, careless driving, $10; tether Fairbanks Jr., OMVI, waive preliminary hearing to district court; John L. Sjres, OMVI, waive preliminary hearing to district court, bond set at $350. ST. ANN BIRTHS Burt class 1941 has reunion July 20 T- Mr, and Mrs. Charles McNertney, Bancroft, girl, Ib. 1 oz. July 23 — Mr. and Mrs. Brian Espe, Whittemore, girl, 8 Ib. ccident behind the Roy Hut- ell residence at 15 East Mc- Tegor. Mr. Hutzell was back- ng his service truck from his rive into the alley when it truck the right rear fender of ne of the new-cars, pushing it nto the side of the other. There ivas a total estimated damage of 335 to the new vehicles, and vone to the Hutzell 1957 Ford. Swea City rites Tuesday for Hilma Erickson PICTURED ABOVE are the members of the Burt high school graduating class of 1941 who held a reunion Saturday at Charlie's Supper Club. Front row, from left to right, Arlene Nelson Chafee, Burt; Viola Serdahl Lovstad, Mason City; Ruth McFarland Riedel, Algona; Ardith Dettman JCinkki, Des Moines; Mary Lee Wolf Lauritsen, Audubon; Marjorie Riedel Zeimet, Bode; Margaret Plumb Miller, Fairmont, Minn.; and Laura Rie- del Johnson, Elmore, Minn. Back row, left to right, Raymond Lauerenz, Stratford; Roland Chafee, Burt; Fay L. Mann, Estherville; Gerald Soderberg, Bancroft; Merwyn John, Valley City, N. D.; Robert Lovstad, Burt; Kenneth Trenary, Burt; Kenneth Bates, Somers; Wendell Ringsdorf, Burt; and Axel Anderson (teacher), Jewell. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. Emma Ziemer rites held Tuesday Services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the McCullough funeral chapel for Emma Ziemer 68, who died July 21 at Mercy hospital in Burlington. Burial was in Riverview cemetery, Algona. Emma Gertrude Ziemer was born March 25, 1898 in Webster City, the daughter of Fred Bierman and Anna Callies. She married George Ziemer who dice several years ago. A daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Watts, Almagordo, N. M., 3 grandchildren survive. Funeral services for Mrs. Hilma Erickson, 78, were held Tuesday at the First Baptist hurch in Swea City. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery at Bancroft with Barnes Funeral Home of Swea City in charge. Roy Ennen, of lone Rock, dies after illness Lone Rock—Roy Ennen 65, died Saturday at the, hospital at Estherville of a .coronary thrombosis after a three. week's illness. He was born July 7, 1901 at Lakota and was educated in the Lakota school. He was married Dec. 20.. 1927.to.Nella Schadendorf, and farmed in the Lakota area for 10 years, and theii moved to a. far in at Lone Rock. He is survived; by .his wife and two sons, LeRoy Ennen and Don at home. ' •:>'••'-. He is also survived by two brothers George,' Lakota and Henry (Tena) Clausen, Thief River Falls, Minn., Mrs. Casper (Rena) Steenhart, Swea City, Mrs. Vance (Minnie) Lester, Rochester, Mrs. .Henry (Etta). Olthoff, Lakota. There is one grandchild, Mervin Ennen. Services were Wednesday at 2 at the Presbyterian church, Lakota, with. Rev, E. H. Buschman officiating and burial was n Maple Hill cemetery, Square dancing for Ridiculous days and Rev. Goodpasture to stay in Algona At the request of his church Rev. Billy Goodpasture will re main as pastor of the Algom Mrs. Erickson died Sunday at Church of the Nazarene. Holy Family Hospital in Esther- j ville after a lengthy illness. She was born July 23, 1888 at Marcus, Iowa. The couple came to Swea City several years ago. She had made her home with a daughter, Mrs. Elmer Franks in Swea City for a number of years. Survivors are Mrs. Franks and another daughter, Mrs. Donald The Algona Promenaders will be holding a Square Dance in conjunction with the Ridiculous Days promotion. They will be dancing Friday on the Iowa State Bank corner starting at 8:45 p.m. Warren Howies of Grand Junction will be calling. ATTEND S. D. REUNION Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hagg went to Dell Rapids, S. D., Saturday and returned home Sunday evening. They attended a Swanson family reunion and were house guests of Mrs. Hagg's sister and husband Mr. and Mrs. Carl Swanson. Blanchard of Lone Rock. There are five grandchildren Ledyard man injured when scaffold breaks Ledyard — James Mayne, | -- : — Ledyard area farmer, is in Holy ecaved a Family Hospital at E&therville and three great-grandchildren, today following an, accident at four sisters, Mrs. John Carlson!his farm home Monday after- of Swea City, Mrs. Anna Glass- noon. pey of Mason City, Mrs. Hilda 1 He was painting the house Qray of Atkins, Minn, and Mrs. when scaffolding broke loose, Agnes Searle of Longdale, Calif, throwing him to the ground, lie skull and; head \\ound. X-rays we$£ taken to determine furthjer injljpes. His daughter, Joleefl, 1Q, was also on the scaffolding but re* ceived only brui$e§ & She was taken to the and II IN h

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