Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on August 8, 1966 · Page 1
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State Historical Society iova.CAty, Iova Coffee Break . . . On a'visit to her ancestral mansion, an lowan's grand* child thrilled most to Iowa fir** flics; hadn't seen any out West. . . . A sharp Iowa observer reports Gov. Hughes at* HIS pi* in 7 bites to only 4 bites for LBJ. hat rowing of wingbeats down rivers of sky ... My wife vows the aroma of Iowa milkweed at night excels Chanel No. 5. . . . We alger book readers of yore want an Alger book in the hands of every juvenile delinquent. * * * An Iowa doctor is wrathful at the New Yorker mag's series of articles about the doctors' stubborn crusade against Medicare. He thinks doctors should burn in the street the June & July issues with the 4 articles. But another doctor tells me he & his wife are reading them aloud. * * * In our old neighborhood the young wives are winning the endless tug-of-war with their husbands about who shall oper ate the power lawn mower. (A mericans tend to be lawn mad but the grand old Gerard Nollen lawn, alas, is now dishelved in new hands.) Yet, imagine a man canceling a tennis foresome to mow his lawn! Paullina * * * .. . I know an lowan who has owned 39 kinds of cars (includ ng 8 sport ears) who orders French tiros. . . . Some of Barbra Streis- and's outbursts of song are fel onious. . . . Drake has a footballer named Dale Brcka. May we call him Bercka? or Bark? Or just plain Burke? ... To the defense of Cas suit (The Caliph) Clay come now Sonny Listen, Eizard Charles Floyd Patterson, Jo* Walcott A Jo* Lewis. . . . They snapped a picture on the tennis court A it taught me a lesson: Must hay* my shorts snipped 3 inches. ... There is no solution; seek it lovingly. Alqono Ho**uth County Entered as second class matter, Die. 1, 1908, at Algeria, Iowa, 50511 postofflee under Act of Con>r*ss March t. 1179 VOL. 66-NO. 62 MONDAY, AUG. 8, 1966 - ALGONA, IOWA - 8 PAGES PLUS SUPPLEMENT '—love blooms with chores" I'm puzzled by this artist's con* Firemen are busy answering farm fire calls A fire on the Wilford Kohl- laas farm eight miles south and two miles east of Algona com- >letely destroyed a large 60 by JO foot barn early Thursday morning. Algona firemen were called at 1:25 a.m. and remained on the scene until 4 a.m. helping units cept of love amid the chores. Why is she watering the wheelbarrow? Is it new sod? Is she afraid the plants will wilt because her husband is so slow? Does the barrow contain dried- up children? Love amid the chores is a fragile thing. * * * DIVORCEE LOOKS BACK—4* There were only lukewarm limpid Lanquid moments for love. But now hours & days & years For rigid loneliness. * An anti-divorce poem? — ONIETA FISHER * * * I am alarmed by reports of water in the peauat-butter. My wife isn't alarmed; she favors it. My grocer is neutral; he say: "who am I to yell?" 1 never ob jectcd to wa'ter in the milk; I treated that rumor as a vile canard. But who wants to look on a dozen shelves for a small jar of hidden peanut butter, watered? * * * ... I advise Iowa editors to emulate Ankeny's editor Georrge Hanrahan, who urges a new swim pool for his town. . . . Chariton friends of Shirlee Yocom at Simpson College think she's make a superb cheer-leader. . . . We've 10,000 girls in Iowa who can outshine that Swedish Miss Universe — with good posture & witty facial expressions. Torn Livermore and Bode to save other buildings. Eight broon sows and an undetermined number ol small pigs were in the barn, am seven of the sows and many o: the pigs were removed in time A total of 3,000 gallons of water was used by the three depart ments fighting the fire. A mile east of the Kohlhaas farm was the scene of another barn fire Tuesday on the L. N Bormann family. The LuVern fire department answered tha call, and about half of the ha> was saved as well as the hay shed. Algona fire chief Ralph Elbert attributed the cause of several of these recent barns fires to combustion of chopped hay. Harry Cutler dies Thursday at Fort Dodge Services were held Saturday it 3 p.m. at the First Presbyterian church in Algona for Harry Cutler, 57, Algona, who diet! Thursday at Lutheran hospital in Fort Dodge. The Rev. Walter F. Morz officiated, with burial in Eastlawn cemetery, Algona. The McCullough funeral home was in charge. Pallbearers were John Me juire. Pat Goodwin, Bud Lee ohn McGilligan, Vern Miller md Robert Deal. Harry Cutler was born March >, 1909 at Bancroft, the son of Ubert Cutler and Laura Vande Vlay 8, 1938 he married Delore vVilson at Fairmont, Minn. Survivors are his wife, a son Jody of Ames, two brothers Leonard of Waterloo and Arthu jf Britt, and two sisters, Evelvn Mrs. Cecil Blanchard, Waterloo and Blanche Larsen, Bancroit. Ihere are two grandchildren. Twelve year old boy is driver in truck mishap Fenton woman, 84, dies in crash; three others hurt THESE TWO VIEWS show the Gene Tietz car which was demolished in a two car crash that took the life of Mrs. Sophia Wichtendahl, 84 of Fenton, Saturday morning about 9 a.m. She was riding in the car driven by her granddaughter, Mrs. Carol Tietz, also of Fenton. Shown above is the machine as it was towed away from the scene. "—double pianos at the pool" These 2 pianos appeal more to me on the edge of a swimming pool, me listening intently. My wife adores double piano too, but she admits they go bet ter with a swim-pool. In the sketch the artist didn't have room for the pool. (Pianists must be far enuf from the pool to avoid splashes.) * * * You didn't know Ronald Reagan attacked medicare in a phonograph record. 'Twas played by doctors' wives at afternoon parties, during AMA's anti-medicare campaign. Darling Ronald Reagan! Will Gov. Pat Brown be mea- nie enuf to play that record back to California lovers of med- icare? * * * My wife's pet new perfume, Essence of milkweed, reminds me of the burdocks where my dad's hen« Msed to lay their eggs August Klinksiek dies suddenly Thursday night Funeral services will be held Monday (today) at 2 p.m. at the 3ethany Evangelical and Ro- "ormed church of Ledyard for ^mi-retired Leclyarj:! farmer August Klinksiek, 77, who died suddenly Thursday at his home. The Rev. Victor Vriesen will officiate, and burial will be in Highland Home cemetery, Ledyard. August H. Klinksiek was born February 22, 1889 in Germany and came to the United States in 1909 at the age of 14. He married Alma Blome February 4, 1914 at Ledyard. He was a mem ber of the Bethany Evangelica and Reformed church, having £ deep interest in the welfare of the church. He was also a director of the State bank, the Ledyard Cooperative Elevator and the Ledyard Cooperative Cream- A twelve year old boy was be hind the wheel of a 16 ton truck which went off a blacktop road 3 miles north of Bode shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday evening. Steven L. Brucllman, 12, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene G. Bruellman, rural Ottosen, was Iriving the truck which had a ractor on the box, when it. overturned. The 1983 Chevrolet ruck landed on its side, throw- ng the tractor out of the truck >ox. Combined damages to both he truck and tractor amounted o $1,000. According to Iowa Highway 'atrolman Tom Cogdall, who investigated, the father had told he boy to drive the truck down the road. Eugene G. Bruellman was charged with allowing an unauthorized minor child to drive, and Stephen L. Bruellman was charged with having no drivers icense. Two other children were in the truck at the time of the accident. An 84-year old Fenton woman was killed, two other Fenton residents and a Cylinder man were injured in a grinding two-car crash at a gravel road intersection south of Fenton about 9 a.m. Saturday. Killed was Mrs. Otto (Sophia) Wichtendahl, who lived in town at Fenton. She was riding in a car driven by her granddaughter, Mrs. Gene (Carol) Tietz, 21, of Fenton. Mrs. Tietz and 16-month old son Michael were taken to St. Ann hospital where their condition was reported as satisfactory. Doctors were taking x-rays when the Advance went to press Saturday noon, but it is believed their injuries consist only of cuts and bruises. Their car collided with a 1961 Buick driven by Erwin C. Bruhn, 60-year old farmer who lives northeast of Cylinder. He was taken to the Palo Alto County hospital where his condition was also reported as satisfactory Saturday. He suf- fered multiple cuts and bruises and a possible fractured vertebrae. The cars met at a gravel intersection five miles north of highway 18 and one mile east of highway 44 in Kossuth county, south of Fenton. When the Advance went to press, patrolmen were still checking the accident and did not know what direction the cars were traveling or where the parties were going. Both cars, the 1959 Tietz Chevrolet and the Bruhn Buick, were demolished in the crash. Mr. Bruhn walked a few hundred feet to a nearby farmhouse to summon aid and patrolmen Tom Cogdall and deputy sheriff Don Wood and Richard Fellin were called to the scene. Mrs. Wichtendahl's body was taken to the Thomas Funeral Home at Fenton and services were pending there Saturday. Damage estimate on cemetery vandalism According to the cemetery association, damages from the recent vandalism at Riverview cemetery amounted to $445. This figure includes a cost of $145 to put up the stone bench and twelve markers which were knocked down and $300 for repairs. ; The children involved have been found, and they are from two local families. Police have turned the case over to County Attorney Gordon Winkel who has spoken to professional juvenile authorities concerning the matter. New gas station going up HELLO Algona e e News of families and newly married couples who have recently moved to Algona. ery. His wife survives in addition o: six children, Ervin, Howard, Urs. Ted Thilges, Mrs. Harold Warner, Mrs. Ervin Brandt and <uella Klinksiek, all Ledyard; and a half sister, Mrs. Louise ierzog, also of Ledyard. There are 14 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. off our ranch 'em. It try to hatch When I was 8 my job (one of 'em) was to crawl under the bur docks, find the hens & their eggs, & lure 'em back to the hens' boudoirs for hatching. * * * SUMMER PRELUDE A waterbird calling from a lake fringed with reeds a flower's slow fingers preparing its seeds newly hatched nestlings arcn.uver to try Lakota car struck by truck near Burt An Emmetsburg truck driver was charged with a stop sign violation when his truck collided with a car driven by James A. Paulsen, Lakota, Va-mile northwest of Burt on highway 169 about 7 p.m. Thursday. Gregory Bormann, Emmetsburg, was driving a truck owned by the Kerber Milling Co. of Emmetsburg and pulled out from a stop sign in the path of the Lakota car which was traveling on highway 169. The Paulsen, 1960 Ford had $500 in estimated damage and the truck, a 1966 model, only $75 in estimated damage. Neither of the drivers was insured. Mrs. Nell Wicky returned tol Algona recently after being away about nine years. She had been living in Rapid City, S. D. Mrs. Wickey is working as receptionist in Dr. A. J. Eason's office. She lives at 14Vfe East State. Mr. and Mrs. John Bollinger were married in March and are living at 16M> E. McGregor. He is engaged in farming and she works for the telephone company. Mrs. Bollinger is the former Georgia Marlow of Lone Rock. Mr. Bollinger is from Fenton. The young couple belongs to St. John's Lutheran church at Burt. m Mr. and Mrs. Russel Fraxee moved to Algona recently from Spencer. They are operating the Johnson House motel and restaurant. The newcomers purchased the Ralph Miller home at 7 E. College St. There are four children: Tim, 9; Teresa, 8; Russel, Jr., 7; and Susan, 5. Mr. and Mrs. Roger L. Long have been living at 519 W. State St. since the first of July. They formerly lived in Lone Rock. Mr Long is custodian at Bryant school. The Longs have a son Durwin, who is eight. The fam- Mr. and Mrs. Robert Smith moved to Algona from Des Moines within the last year. They are living .at 530 N. Jones. Mr. Smith is employed by Universal. Mrs. Smith is the daughter of the Charles Heinkels of Lu- Verne; her husband is the son of Mr. 'and Mrs. Chester Smith of Bancroft. The young couple has one child, Larry, 13 months They belong to the Evangelica Jnited Brethren church in Lu- Verne. j —•— j Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Rezac noved here from Brewster, Minnesota, on July 29. Mr. Rezac is! ily belongs to Trinity Lutheran church. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Matthews moved to Algona in mid-July from Jefferson City, Mo. Their address is 419 N. Main. Mr. Mat thews is a U. S. D. A. livestock inspector. The couple has a son Patrick, who is in the service and a daughter, Mrs. Sheridan Phillips of Webster Grove, Mo. A NEW SERVICE station for Algona will soon be opened at the corner of Phillips and McGregor streets. The lot was purchased by the Rite Oil Co. of Hampton, Iowa some months ago from H. J. Cowan and a new Holiday station is nearing completion. Arlan Bergstrom of Ackley will be the new manager. He and his family will move to Algona soon. Opening date will be in the early part of September, it is expected. Bancroft sued for $150,500 in man's death Herman Weringa, Lakota, as administrator of the estate of his son Roger, filed suit against the town of Bancroft on two counts of $150,500 each. The suit charges negligence, iloger Weringa was instantly killed May 13 when unloading feed at the Welps starter buildings on the soutn. edge of Bancrott. The auger came in contact with a high voltage line and he was electrocuted. Personal damages of $150,000 on each count plus $500 for funeral expenses is asked in the case. The youth was born Aug. 19, 1946. Bancroft's light plant is municipally operated. Beef barbecue again dated at Kossuth fair Every town in Kossuth county will be represented in the big free beef dinner at the Kossuth fair by volunteers from the Kossuth businessmen in serving the dinner. There are rrom five to 15 coming from each of Kossuth's towns to help, and the Algona Chamber has issued a call for 125 to help from Algona. The purpose of the free Beef barbecue is to help boost the Kossuth fair, and there are 52 different sponsors who are putting up the money for the barbecue expected to serve 10,000 free dinners. The meal will consist of a big barbecue beef sandwich, potato chips, baked beans, ice cream, milk or coffee. Plates, cups, spoons, napkins will be furnished. The steering committee consists of Berle Priebe, Julie Baas, Bill Conn. Frank Moulton and Norm Christian. The budget for the event is $6,000. The whole purpose of the beei' barbecue is to boost the Kossuth fair and boost Kossuth county as a beef producing center. The event in previous years has been a huge success, even when there were showers! The county businessmen worked right through the rain until all were served! The date is Thursday, August 18, and serving will be from 5:30 p.m. until about 7:30 p.m. Edw. Hullerman passes Friday at St, Ann Edward C. Hullerman, 85, the father of Mrs. Charles Beringer, Algona, died Friday evening at he new band instructor at Gar- St. Ann hospital. rigan. He and his family are' The Hamilton funeral home is living at 1808 E. Locust. There in charge of arrangements, and are four children: Vicki Lynn, 6; Mark Alan, 4; Beth Ann, 3; the services are tentatively set for Monday at St. Patrick's Cath- and Daniel Jon, 2. The Razacs olie church in Perry. attend St. Cecelia's church. Edward C. Hullerman was born October 2, 1880, at Pres- Air Force Senior Master Sgt. 1 ton, the son of Antone and Anna and Mrs George Nichols came! Herbst Hullerman. He was mar- to Algona from Maine last : ried A P ril 9 . 1902 at Preston. Mr. McCullough funeral chapel for Mrs. Alice Anderson, 91, who died Saturday morning at the Good Samaritan nursing home in Algona. Mrs. Anderson lived most of her life in Bancroft. William Clark, Ex-Algonan, dies July 27 Funeral services were held in St. Cloud, Minn. August 1 for William S. Clark. He was born Oct. 8. 1891, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Clark ol Algona, and died July 27 at Julesburg, Colo. Titonka youth gets scholarship Titonka — James A. Rode of Titonka is the recipient of an Educational Opportunity Grant 'or the 1966-67 academic year. The grant is offered by Manka- month. Thev live at 1512 E.! Hullerman was a locomotive en-1 He was married to Laura Jane Linden Sgt' Nichols is sched-' gineer for the Milwaukee Rail- Saxton, Swea City. Six children were born: Randall S. Clark, Al State Minn. College at Mankato, James is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Rodt of rural Titonka. He is a 1965 graduate of the Titonka Consolidated high school. SWEA CITY ACCIDENT A car driven by Emil Hebel, Manly, backed into a car driven by Robert Anderson, Swea City, on the Swea City main street at about 9:25 p.m. Friday evening, with $250 damage to the Anderson car and $75 to the Hebel machine, according to Deputy Sheriff Larry Hudson, who was called to the scene to investigate. No charges were filed. TOURS EUROPE Whittemore — Elizabeth Duffy, Whittemore, is touring Europe during the summer months and is expected to return to New York about Sept. 1. She left June 12 on a Dutch ship from Montreal. Lay plans for pair of anti-poverty program uled to leave Aug. 20 for a year!road. His wife died eight years in Viet Nam His wife and fam-' a g°> an( i ne na d been living withigona; Mrs. Earle Johnston, Sank ily will remain in Algona during 'the Beringers in Algona for the | Rapids, Minn.; Mrs. Jiulrl Rus... !„„.. r— u,. u^j !,„,..„ . ell j u i es b U rg, Colo.; William that time. They have three chil- last four years. He had been dren; Robert, 20, who is in the; hospitalized since May. army; Glenn, 9; and Penny, 7.' Survivors are: Dr. Hugo V. The Nichols are Episcopalians. Hullerman, Detroit, Mich.; Mrs. R. Clark, Bismarck, N. D.: Charles B. Clark and Jane Ann Clark, Athens, Ga. j Gilbert R. Fox, El Cajon, Calif.; He is also survived by one sis- Mr, and MrsT Russell Werts i Gertrude F. Hullerman, Los An- ter, Mrs. D. D. Sparks, Algona, have been living at 408 S. Lowe since July 18 when they moved, Beringer, Algona. Calif.; and Mrs. Charles here from Whitesburg, Ga. Mr. ! Werts is a minister for Jehoya's Witnesses, and also is working!, at Hy-Line Hatchery in Spencer. There are five children: Pamela, 14; Patricia, 13; Paula, 11; Michael, 10; and Steven, 7. Services pending for Alice Anderson Services are pending at the 19 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. A brother Hiram, Grants Pass, Ore., and a sister Mrs. Delia Reaper, Irvington, are dead. After moving to St. Cloud, Minn., Mr. Clark was territory salesman for Lakeland Bakeries until he retired in 1961. A youth corps program and a Head Start Program for low- income pre-school children will i Due to the uncertainty, the said. be carried out in Kossuth county this coming year. The Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc., governing body for the anti-poverty programs in Kossuth, Emmet, Palo Alto and Pocahontas counties, is laying plans for the programs, according to M. Peter Hart of Emmetsburg, program director. Hart told the board that eight projects for the area submitted in May will have to come from 1967 fiscal funds. The funding for the projects is uncertain, he board was told funds will be based on priority needs of the four- county area and must pass rigid rules to comply with federal guidelines. Committees in Kossuth and the other three counties were established a year ago. A summer Youth Corps Program is now in operation in the four counties, employing about 25 young people from low-incoaue families. The new youth, corps program is now in planning stages.

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