The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 8, 1966 · Page 1
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The "FIRST-OF-THE-WEEK" Tabloid &lgona Upper Bcs jtbuirs Entered as second class matter at the Dostoffice at AlRona, lowu (SOS11), Nov. 1. 1932. under Act of Congress of March 3. 1879. AIGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 1966 1 Sections - 28 Tabloid Page* VOL. 101 NO. 18 Damage Suit For $50,000 Opens Today District Court opened Monday with Judge G. W. Stillman on the bench and two cases scheduled for trial. The jury is to report at 10 a.m. Tuesday. In the first case, Thomas Vipond, father of Tim Vipond, is suing Wendell Jergenson personally and as administrator of his late son, Charles for $50,000 damages. The case stems from a fatal accident Aug. 30, 1964 in which Tim Vipond was a passenger in a car driven by Charles Jergenson. Scheduled for trial March 14 is a mechanics lien case brought by Bronson Building Service against Sylvester and. Ann Scobba. The petition Is for a balance of $1,123 on a total account of $3,400 for Improvements to a house. Petit jurors for the term of court include Matt Bormann, Grace Chrischilles, Margaret Elbert, Daniel Fisher, Al Missal, Bliss Me Adams, Doris ~Peters, Leona Snider, Matt Weydert, and Frances Wiese, all of Algona; Robert Anderson, LeRoy Buscb, Marlene Gray, Curtis Kloger, and Walton Ovens, all of Swea City, Ben Bahling, Hazel Larson, Wayne Mann, and Marie Parsons; all of Burt; John J. Boyken, Stanley Carman, and John Johnson all of Titonka. Frank Brink and Herman Peterson of Bancroft; Florence Guerdet, Mrs. Carl Lofstrom, and Mrs. Irvin Smith; all of Armstrong; Emma Hinz of Buffalo Center; G. V. Kelling and Helen Valvick both of Ledyard; Delores Pert! and John Struecker both of Fenton; Albert Sleper and Robert Stenzel, both of Lakota. Women Injured In Early A.M. Hospital Trip Two Swea City women, headed early Saturday for the hospital at Estherville with an infant that needed medical care, wound up in the hospital themselves as victims of a one-car accident, in Estherville. Hospitalized are Mrs, Kathleen Doris Hantelman, 25, who received a severe scalp laceration, and Jessie Gonzalaes, 19, with a knee laceration and extensive bruises. The baby, Carla Champion, 10 months, is hospitalized for medical care but was not injured in the accident. Miss Gonzalaes was taking care of the William D. Champion baby when the baby became ill. Mrs. Hantelman was enlisted to drive Miss Gonzalaes and the baby to the hospital. The accident occurred about 2;50 a, m, Tn e car struck an electric light pole Miss Hantelman is expected to be hospitalized several days and Miss Gonzalaes for a day or two, 4 Will Run, One Will Not, Kossuth County Offices Harvey Rath Passes; Rites Are Held Here Harvey Rath, 64, "resident of Kossuth county for 60 years who retired from farming near Lone Rock in 1952 and moved to Algona, died Thursday at St. Ann hospital here. Funeral services for Mr. Rath were held at 1:30 p. m. Monday in the Presbyterian church here, with Rev. Walter Morz officiating. Burial followed at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens, with McCullough Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Marvin, Fritz and John Rath, Junior and Merwin Hurlburt and Lloyd Eichenberger. Born April 23, 1901 at Clark City, HI., Harvey Rath was a son of John and Martha Albridge Rath. He was married to Clara Eichenberger at Livermore April 17,1920 and they farmed at Lone Rock. Beisdes his wife, survivors include a son, Clinton, Lone Rock; three daughters, June (Mrs. Maurice Weisbrod), Virginia (Mrs. Dale Wegener), Lone Rock, and Mrs. Doris Hoist, Algona; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four brothers, William and Lawrence, Lone Rock, Fred, Swea City, and Henry, Belgrade, Minn.; and a sister, Neva (Mrs. Albert Shaser), Bancroft. His parents, two brothers and a sister preceded him in death. Two Break-Ins Reported In County, Week Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst was called Friday morning to investigate theft of about $50 in cash and a pair of coin machines worth $100 each from the Swea City Laundromat. Floyd Treat, owner of the firm, reported the theft to the sheriff. The crime occurred sometime Thursday night or early Friday. Mr, Treat told the sheriff there was an estimated $35ina25-cent machine and $15 in a 50-cent machine - and both were pried from the wall and taken by the thieves. Last weekend, a Polaroid camera, a Zeiss camera and case, a portable typewriter and two briefcases were stolen during a break-in at the office of Mayor Jim Mallory at LuVerne. Entrance was gained by breaking open the front door, The Humboldt county sheriffs office is investigating the theft, Crown 4-H King, Queen Over 500 Kossuth county 4-H members eighth grade and below, attended the annual 4-H Fun Night held at Burt high school Feb. 26. Lowell Eichenberger, second from right, and Sherry pannkuk, left, were selected king and queen of fun night. Lowell is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Eichenberger, Lakota and is a member of the Aggressive Lads 4-H club. Miss Pannkuk is a member of the Valley Farmerettes and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Pannkuk, Titonka. They are being crowned by Wayne Banwart, West Bend, boys' county president, and Linda Dodds, Algona, girls' county president. Fun night is built around a carnival atmosphere with a penny being the price of admission to each booth. A wide range of booths, varying from a hat toss to a movie, were constructed and operated by the county 4-H officers and older 4-H members. Roger Hiemstra, County Extension Associate, supervised this activity. Blizzard Here Is Miniature; %-lnch Snow A miniature blizzard, with high winds accompanied by a small amount of snow, moved into this area Friday evening - and kept it up through Saturday, but then moved on, leaving only nigh winds Sunday as Kossuth county escaped the very severe storms reported in the Dakotas and parts of Minnesota. Sunday was brisk, but clear here, with the mercury reaching a low of five degrees early that morning. It remained cold during the day. In states surrounding this area, a blizzard reported as the worst in history deposited from 15 1/2 to 29 inches of snow. Winds in this area Saturday ranged up to an estimated 55 miles per hour, but snowfall was light. Some areas of Iowa were expected to get from 2-4 inches before the storm left the state. Visibility at times in this area Saturday was zero, due to blowing snow, Here are the readings: H L R/S March 3 56 38 ,13"R March 4 44 20 ,11"R March 5 22 20 .25"S March 6 - 20 5 March 7 4 Simeon Esarey Dies Suddenly At Burt Home Simeon J. Esarey, 87, Burt, died Wednesday afternoon at the Maple Leaf Rest Home in Burt. Death was sudden, due to a chronic endocarditis. He was born Feb. 6, 1879 in Indiana. He had been a resident at the rest home the past 10 years. Surviving is a son Robert of Burbank, Calif., a daughter, Mrs. Bruce Elliots of Garden Grove, Calif., a brother Will and a sister, Mrs. Alvina Landmen, both of Bristo, Ind., and two grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Saturday at Garry Funeral Home in Bancroft, Rev. Merlin C. Davies officiating. Burial was at the cemetery at Titonka. Off To Mexico Mr. and Mrs. Dick Cook are leaving Wednesday via plane, for Mexico City and Acapulco on a vacation trip. They expect to be gone two weeks, Florida Visitors Florida gained and lost visitors from Algona, the past week, The Cecil Bjustroms have been in the SU Petersburg area, and the Marvin Clements returned March 1 from a six weeks vacation in the Pompano Beach area. Chairman Rode Of Supervisors Not Candidate Three county officers, Treasurer Rosella Voigt, Recorder Clara Walker and Attorney Gordon Winkel, said this week they intend to be candidates for reelection in the general election, which will be held Tuesday, Nov. 8, this year. All will seek 4-year terms this fall. All are Democrats and have been county officials for some time. Two supervisor posts, the first district and third district, now held by Charles Plathe, Democrat, and John Rode, Republican, respectively, will also be on the ballot. Rode, who is at present chairman of the board and on the county welfare board, has indicated he will not be a candidate for re-election. He serves Ramsey, German, Portland, Buffalo, Wesley and Prairie townships. Plathe was out of town and could not be contacted, so it is not known whether or not he will be a candidate. He serves Whittemore, Cresco, Irvington, Garfield, Riverdale, Sherman and LuVerne townships. Rode and Plathe have been .on the board for some time, also. County Auditor Marc Moore, Republican, who took office in 1953, Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst, Democrat, who has served since 1949, and Clerk Alma Pearson, Democrat, are now serving four year terms, having been reelected in November, 1964. Bulldogs Will Meet Ida Grove As a result of Ida Grove's 62-61 victory over Storm Lake at Storm Lake in the District 4 Basketball finals Saturday night, Algona's Bulldogs, who won the District 6 title here Friday, 69-46, over Buffalo Center, will meet unbeaten Ida Grove (23-0) in the first round of the Sub-State Tournament at Spencer tomorrow (Wednesday) evening at 7:30 p. m. Winner of the Algona-Ida Grove contest will advance to the finals of the Sub-State, also at Spencer, March 14 or 15. The Algona- Ida Grove winner will tangle with the winner of the Mason City- Clarion game, held at Garrigan Fieldhouse last night. Clarion advanced Saturday night with a one point win over Goldfield at Humboldt, Should the Bulldogs, who have a 19-2 record, win their next two games, they will enter the State .Meet at Des Moines,

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