Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on August 11, 1966 · Page 1
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ADVANCE ALMANAC •* •» «•*'• MM BUILDING PERMITS Algona Flour & Feed, construct addition, $6,000; Edna B. Fasnaugh, reside, $1,000; Sid's Cafe, enlarge cafe, $100. WEDDING PERMITS Patrick J. Carnes, Bloomington, Minn., Brigetta Whittemore, Algona; Douglas N. Hinkle, Independence, Mo., Linda Krantz, Titonka; William Rahn, Joyce Efpelding, both. Algona; Everett L. Wischmeyer Jr., Carolyn Espeland, both Swea City. ALGONA MARKETS New Corn $1.25 August Beans $3.47 November Beans $2.00 Oats 67c (Markets furnished weekly by Hobarton Branch of Whittemore Elevator.) NEW COURT CASES Alqona Kotsuth County VOL, 66—NO. 63 THURSDAY, AUG. 11, 1966 — ALGONA, IOWA 18 PAGES IN 3 SECTIONS Entered <ii second class matter, D«e. I, 1908, at Algona, Iowa, postoffice under Act of Congress March 8- 1879 BtatoHistorical Society I own.' 1™t y, I o wa Dance Leslie Denton vs. Marie Denton, divorce; Shirley Mae and Dale R. Briggs Jr. by father Dale William Sidney Dale Farnham, $350; Dale R. R. Briggs vs. Farnham and $5,915.40 and Briggs Sr. vs. William S. Farnham and Dale Farnham, damages, $2,100. ALGONA WEATHER H L Aug. 3 82 52 Aug. 4 86 54 Aug. 5 88 64 Tr. Aug. 6 91 60 Aug. 7 80 60 .83 Aug. 8 78 58 .08 Aug. 9 76 49 Aug. 10 — 53 ST. ANN BIRTHS Aug. 3 — Mr. and Mrs. Mar ian Casey, LuVerne, boy, 8 Ibs 9 oz. Aug. 4 — Mr. and Mrs. De Lane Pooch, Algona, girl, 4 Ibs 2Vij oz. Aug. 5 — Mr. and Mrs. Gary Mcrgen, Algona, boy, 7 Ibs. 3 oz Aug. 7 — Mr. and Mrs. An thony Schiltz, Algona, boy, 7 Ibs 9 '/a oz. Aug. 8 — Mr. and Mrs. Zane Dodds, Algona, girl, 7 Ibs. oz. Aug. 10 — Dr. and Mrs. D. J. Shcy, Algona, boy, 6 Ibs. 12»/4 oz. MAYOR'S COURT Larry May, LuVerne, assault and battery, 10 days in county jail; Gregory G. Bormann, Emmetsburg, failure to enter intersection safely, $10; Steve L. Bruellman, Ottosen, no operator's license, $5; Eugene G. Bruellman, Ottosen, allowing an unauthorized person to operate a motor vehicle, $10; William Hpl- comb, Whittemore, careless driving, $10; J. Henry Mains, Algona, improper left turn, $10; Flavia K. Studer, Algona, failure to yield right of way, $5; Larry A Reefer, Algona, waived prelim inary hearing and posted $300 bond for operating a motor ve hide while license was under suspension. ST. ANN HOSPITAL Services held Tuesday for crash victim Fenton — Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at Immature! Lutheran church at Lone Rock for Mrs. Sophia Baas Wichtendahl, 83, who died in a oar crash Saturday morning. Mrs. Wichtendahl was born on Aug. 16, 1882 at Addison, 111 She married Otto Wichtendahl March 3, 1907, at Immanuel Lutheran church at Lone Rock They farmed at Lotts Creek until their retirement to Fenton everal years ago. Mr. Wichten ahl preceded his wife in death Survivors include four chil- Iren, Edwin and Wilmar, Lone lock, Mrs. Kenneth Bollinger Hilda), Fenton, and Mrs. Tom i'ickbohm (Dorothy), New Hamp- on. There are 20 surviving grandchildren and 11 great jrandchildren. Two sisters also survive. They are Mrs. John jreitzenauer, Fenton, and Mrs Ida Wehrspan, Aurelia. Rev. Arnold Vehling officiated and burial was in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were grandsons, Wayne and Norman Bollinger, Roger and Richard Fickbohm, Leon Wichtendahl, Strayer as proxy and Larry for Darrel Wichtendahl who is on duty with the army in Germany at the present time. Mrs. Wichtendahl was killed in a crash last Saturday morning about 9 a.m. south of Fenton. She was riding in a car driven by a granddaughter, Mrs. Carol Tietz, also of Fenton. Mrs. Tietz and son Michael, 16-months, were both hospitalized at St. Ann but were not seriously injured. Their car, traveling south struck a machine driven by Erwin Bruhn, Cylinder, who was going west. Mrs. Tietz WIK char- ed with failing to yield the ight-of-way by patrolman Tom Cogdall, who helped with the in- 'estigation, Bruhn sustained mul- iple cuts and bruises and a back njury and is hospitalized at Emmetsburg. Accurso resigns secretary post Bancroft — A. C. Accurso resigned his position as secretary of the Bancroft Independent school board Monday. The vacancy is open to applicants and anyone interested should contact J. R. Kennedy, acting secretary. Mr. Accurso served in the position for the past 10 years. Bancroft approves natural gas Bancroft — Voter* here approved natural gat for the community by a 253*159 margin Tuesday. Twice previously, in 1956 and earlier this year, a gas franchise for the North Central Public Service Co. of Algona had been voted down. The 25-year non-exclusive franchise was approved for the Peoples Natural Gas Co. of Forest City. The company expects to have gas mains installed by early next year. Court cases on five-car chain crash Two damage cases were filei in court the first of the wee! as the result of a five-oar ohaii reaction crash on State stree Aug. 20, 1964. Mrs. Shirley M. Briggs and Dale R. Briggs Jr. by the father Dale R. Briggs Sr. is asking damages from William and Dale ?arnham. Personal damages for Mrs. Briggs is asked of $5915.40 plus $350. In a second case Mr. Briggs is asking $2,000 damages because of his wife's handicapped condition for 21 months following the crash in which back injury is alleged. The crash happened when a car stopped going west to make a left turn. The Briggs car stopped in back of it, and according to the petition two other cars were stopped back of the Briggs car. The petition says the Farnham car hit the fourth car in line crashing one into another Drawing of new Swanson grocery store front i -j - . Aug. 5 — Delmar Clopton, Al gona, medical. Aug. 6 — Anna Mueller, Whit temore, medical; Baby Koppen Whittemore, medical; Michae Tietz, Fenton, accident; Caro Tietz, Fenton, accident; Lucill Johnson, Algona, medical. Aug. 7 — Vern Krull, Algo na, surgery; Jerome Elbert, Al gona, fracture. Aug. 8 — Carol Denise Pooch, Algona, medical; Bruce Kent, Algona, T & A; Vivian Kuhn, Algona, medical; Mary Kayser, Algona, medical; Bruce Johnson, Algona, medical; Christina Thilges, Algona, medical; Donald Ludwig, Algona, medical; Clifford Hanson, Albert Lea, Minn., accident; Marcia Wagner, Algona, T & A; Wanda Wegner, Algona, accident; Mary Louise Boudewyns, Algona, T & A. Aug. 10 — Bernard Briggs, Algona, medical; Mrs. Verena Me- Guire, Algona, medical; Cynthia Welp, Bancroft, T & A; Daniel Foertsch, Burt, T & A; Janet Foertsch, Burt, T & A; Harold Colwell, Algona, medical. NEW VEHICLES George M. Meyer, Lakota, Ford p/u; Oliver S. Carlson, Algona, Ford p/u; John Dreesman, Algona, Chev. p/u; Edwin Ira Nauman, Eimore, Ford p/u; David Farrow, Ledyard, GMC; Gary Alvin Larsen, Swea City, Ford; Gertrude Gutkneeht, Lakota, Dodge; Donald L. Winkel, Algona, Ford; Gail N. or Martha G. Wolf, LuVerne, Chev.; Albert H. Brandt, Lakota, Chev.; John Dreesman, Algona, Rambler; Delbert C. Vogel, Bancroft, Rambler; Richard or Betty Nail, Corwith, Ford; Leroy J. Heinen, Al gona, Ford; Aj-thur Francis Weber, Bancroft, Ford; Benjamin John Anliker, West B&I& Dodge Hilbert G. Bierstedt, Whittemore, Olds; Loren or Joanne Johnson, Algona, Chev.; Lawrence C. Richardson, Ledyard Buick; Lyle R. &/or M. Kathryr Anderson, Algona, Pont.; Kenneth F. Halverson, Fenton, Ford Glen E. Klocke, Ledyard, Ford ffildreth R. Pettit, Whittemore Chrysler; Dau's Garage, Algona Olds; Clifford Krantz, Titonka Olds; Duane Herman Hilbert LuVerne, Chev.; Paul J. Besch West Bend, Chev.; Keith K. Kro ner, Ledyard, Chev. THE NEW SWANSON grocery store is shown in this architect's drawing. Work is now progressing on the store and steel for the roof is now on hand. The new addition will more than double the capacity of the former building which is being made a part of the new. Swanson's is now completing a new store in the Crossroad shopping center at Fort Dodge to be opened soon, and the Algona store will be the 13th in the chain. Other stores are at Cherokee, Sheldon, Harlan, Atlantic, LeMars, Storm Lake, Spencer, Estherville in Iowa, and at Worthington, Windom and New Ulm in Minnesota. The Griffith company of Fort Dodge is the architect. , , including the Briggs car. Glad show is this weekend at high school The North Central Iowa Gladi lus Society will hold the 32nd! Annual Algona Show Saturday, Aug. 13 - Sunday, Aug. 14 at the Algona high school gym. The exhibition is without admission charge to the public, and exhibitors will receive cash and special awards for grand champion and reserve champion of the show. The three divisions at the show are: Open, Junior (boys and girls 8-16 who are not in 4-H), and 4-H. Exhibitors from Nebraska, Minnesota and all parts of Iowa will be showing glads. Police check three accidents in Algona Cars driven by Flavia K. Studer, rural Algona, and Beverly J. Householder, also rural Algona, collided at the intersection of Lucas and Garfield in Algona, causing an estimated total damage of $1,100 to the three cars which were involved. The accident occurred last Thursday morning at 7:55 a.m when the Studer 1963 Fore struck the Householder 1957 Chevrolet, pushing it into a park ed 1963 Buick owned by Veroni ca M. Kesting, Algona. Damage to the Studer car was $150, while the Householder machine had $800 damage and the Kesting car $250 damage. Flavia K. Stu der was charged with failure to yield the right of way. Another mishap caused minoi damage to a car operated b; Geneva Sorensen, rural Algona when it collided near the intei section of State and Thorington with an auto operated by J. Henry Mains, Algona. There was no damage to the Mains 1954 Chevrolet. The Sorensen 1963 Chevrolet had $90 damage. Mains was charged with an improper left turn violation. Tuesday at 4:51 p.m. an accident occurred between cars dri- Officers of the North Central Iowa Gladiolus Society are: president, Mrs. John Schimmel; vice- president, Mrs. Julia Gatton; and secretary-treasurer, Ted Charles John Schimmel will be show su perintendenl. All are Invited to the show Sat- Kossuth County Fair opens here Tuesday ven by Jerry L. Peterson, rural Algona, and Raymond Dorweiler, Algona. The Dorweiler vehicle (.a 1966 IHC, owned by John L. Ferstl) was going west on McGregor. The 1955 Buick (owned by Peterson) was going west and stopped at the sign on McGregor. Peterson's vehicle received rear- end damages of $250. The truck received bumper damages oi urday 2:30 to 9 p.m. and Sunday!$25. Dorweiler was charged with 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.—door prize, following too closely. Husband of Bancroft lady dies in Nevada Bancroft — Word has been received of the sudden death of Paul E. Johnson, 43, of Las Vegas, Nevada. Mr. Johnson was a son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Nemmers, his wife is the former Mary Nemmers. Mr. Johnson died of a heart attack Saturday, Aug. 6. The family had moved to Las Vegas recently from Phoenix, where VIr. Johnson was employed as a car salesman. He is survived by his wife and four children, Paul Jr., Lorry and Carol all married and living In Phoenix and a daughter Lois, 5. There are four grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Bridget's Catholic church in Las Vegas. Burial will be in Phoenix. CORRECTION An error was made in a story pertaining to an accident, involving James Paulsen, Lakota, and Gregory Bormann, Emmets burg in Monday's Advance. The lasi sentence reading "Neither of the drivers was insured" should have read "Neither of the drivers was injured." Supervisors talk of air conditioning J. A. Dougher of Des Moines, one of the architects of the Kos- auth County courthouse, met with the Board of Supervisors here Monday on a discussion of air conditioning the building in he near future. Chairman John Rode was absent and after considerable discussion, the project A'as tabled until the next meet" t'. The architect estimated it would cost over $50,000 to air condition the building. Three interested bidders also attended at the request of auditor Marc Moore. Ex-Swea City phone manager dies suddenly Swea City Mr. W. R. Classen, former telephone manager at Swea City, died suddenly at his home in California last Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Classen had just returned home after visiting with their children at Forest City, Mason souri. City, and in Mis- Barbecue to highlight events on Thursday Final preparations are bein§ made this week for the 1966 Kossuth County Fair to be held Aug. Hi - 19 with the main fail- days beginning Tuesday morning and ending Friday evening. Opening events Monday will be the judging of horses and 4-H home economic projects, both in the afternoon. Probably the main highlight of the fair will be the free beef barbecue on Thursday evening, Aug. 18, at 6 p.m., for which 10,000 persons are expected. This is the third big year for the barbecue, with a meal of a beef barbecue sandwich, potato chips, beans, cookies, ice cream, coffee or milk being served with all eating utensils furnished. The steering committee of the barbecue includes Beryl Priebe, Julie Baas, Bill Conn, Frank Moulton and Norm Christian. Some 52 sponsors will be spending $6,000 on the feed, and 1251 men from every town in the' county will work together in Wesley class meets after 40 years co, Dayton, Denison, Mason City and Nashua will be competing in both night's racing events. All five Algona implement dealers will have machinery displays on the grounds. Officials of the Kossuth County Fair Board are: President, . Fred. Plumb;_ yice^rjesid^nt, Claude Seely; treasurer," L? W. Nitchals; and secretary, Vern McClure. Other board members are: David Bernhard, Don Nelson, Ben Anliker, Harold Fischer, Orville Thoreson, W. D. Ley and Jens Sorenson. Main gate admissions will be 50 cents for adults and 25 cents for children 10-13 years, and general admission to the grandstand $1 for adults and 50 cents for children 5-10 years. Admission for the tractor pulling contest will be half the regular price at the grandstand. Gates will open at 7 a.m., remaining open until midnight. Area students at SCI music study John J. Forbes and Hazel McEnroe were among 157 Iowa higli school students who attended the summer college institute in music from July 31 to on the State College campus. They had planned to retire in I a few years, and make their home in the Ozarks. Mr. and Mrs. Classen built the home in Swea City now occupied by the Lee Davidsons. The body was brought to the Dahl funeral home in Cedar Falls, where burial also took place. Charged when car strikes power pole A Buffalo Center man, David Steinberg, was charged with failing to have his car under control when it went into a ditch and glanced off a power pole one mile east of Lakota on highway i 9 about 5:45 p.m. Sunday. ! Steinberg was not injured. The 1 charges wore filed by deputy sheriff Don Wood, who was call- preparing and serving at the barbecue. Gene Holler's Wild of 7 Iowa The institute seeks to provide a cultural center of study in mu- Animal' s ' c> art > anc * literature for high Show will be at the grandstand Thursday for performances at 2 and 8 p.m. Many of Holter's animals have been used for movies and television shows. His animals we::e those used in the wild animal race in \Valt Disney's 'Swiss Family Robinson." Tuesday August 16, the first full day of the fair, will have judging of purebred swine and 4-H garden, poultry, rabbit, crop exhibits and dress revue interviews. Dairy judging and the county dress revue and the 4-H talent show will follow in the afternoon with stock car races and a demolition derby at 8:30 p.m. Judging of purebred beef heifers and 4-H exhibits will start at 8 a.m. Wednesday with judging of the baby beef later in the mornink. The 4-H dog obedience show will be held at 3 p.m., and Fall requires rush air trip to Des Moines , , . . .-,. . i , • . LJ11\S1( t!**4«J^*»^-t\^ WV W [-* . 4 I * • } b* 4 1 V4 cc to investigate. Steinberg told )an exdting tractor pulling con- Wood tnu brakes on the car lock-, tesl _ a popular event in past orl anri h« lost mntrol after i ears _ is slated for 7:30 p. SHOWN ABOVE are the members of the Wesley high school class of 1926 who attended the class reunion at the Johnson House Sunday, August 7. From left they are: seated, Kathryn Downs Seller, St. Benedict; Kathryn Cruise Ewing, Dolliver; Josephine Girres Grendler, Green, Fla.; and Audra Koepke Gallager. Minneapolis, Minn.; back, Lillian Studer Dalgetty, Mason City; Adolph Girres, Wesley; Felice Eisenbacher Hilbert, Wesley; and Lucile Kunz Kessler, Marshalltown. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman ed and he lost control after rounding a curve. | The car had about $300 in es- ! timated damage. i Promenaders to dance Sunday The Algona Promenaders will be dancing Sunday, Aug. 14, at the municipal airport, beginning at 8:30 p.m. Bob Lucas of Waterloo will be caller. All square dancers and spectators are \vel- 1 come. school students which will offer training and experience in the fine arts and providing social living experiences in a college environment. Judging of market lambs will! be followed by the judging of I purebred sheep and then market swine on Thursday. The animal shows and the free barbecue will be in the afternoon and evening. The fair will wind up Friday with the sale of sheep and swine beginning at 8 a.m. and the sale of baby beef at 9 a.m. The final event of the fair will be the Kossuth County Fair Championship stock car race at 8:30 p.m. Friday, with a guaranteed purse of $1,000. Cars from Algona, Cres- LIVERMORE — A five-year old granddaughter, visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Davis here, fell from a swing and suffered a head injury requiring a rush air ambulance trip to Des Moines last Friday. Caroline Pernet, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Pernet of Pierre, S. D., was visiting at the Davis home here last week with her mother when the tot fell from a swing on the porch shortly after dinner. She struck her head and was unconscious. After emergency treatment by a doctor, she was flown to Des Moines where x-rays indicated nothing more serious than a slight concussion. She was held for observation the next day and was released en Sunday. Mrs. Pernet, Caroline and two other children had just arrived at the Davis horn* Wednesday night for a yisjt, Caroline is to be kept quiff all this we«k.

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