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Sheriff Gives Insight On Bad Checks Speaks, Shows Slides From Local Cases FENTON * Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst gave members of the Fenton Community Club a close- up look at some of the methods of check forgers and bad check artists, in a talk and slide presentation after a meeting Monday evening at the Fenton Cafe, About 25 members were present for the dinner and program. Bob Mitchell, new club president, presided. The Kossuth County Sheriff said that check troubles divided themselves into four categories (1) checks written with no bank accounts, (2) forged checks, (3) insufficient fund checks, and (4) stolen checks, P. 0. money orders and bank drafts. The sheriff pointed out that in many cases bad check cases could be avoided if persons receiving the checks asked for adequate identification In the case of strangers, but sometimes even this is rot enough, as driver's licenses, etc. are often stolen and used by check passers for I. D. purposes. One of the pitfalls found is the case where a well-known name is signed to the check, a person with integrity. This, however, does not mean that the person CASHING the check is legitimate; 'the well-known name may be forged, He told of one case where a $470 cashier's check was cashed by a bank in the area. The check was on a printed check form carrying the name of a bank purporting to be in Chicago. Only thing was, there was no such 'bank. Authorities are still looking for the man who cashed the check. Use of a check protector doesn't necessarily mean the check is good, the Sheriff pointed out. Check protectors are stolen, and actually have only one value, to prevent raising or changing amounts originally written. They are no guarantee that the signatures or accounts are 0. K. The Sheriffs office is not a collection- agency, either, but where informations are filed in due process of law, the sheriffs department acts to bring the offender into court 6-Algena (la.) Upper DM Mftintt Thursday, March 24, 1966 Diane Holland Of Fenton To Wed In June DIANE HELLAND FENTON - Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Holland, Fenton, Iowa, announce the engagment of their daughter, Diane, to Mr. Charles Kolb, Shenandoah, Iowa, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Kolb. The couple graduated from Simpson College, Indianola, la. Miss Helland is a member of Delta Zeta social sorority and Gold Key Honor Society, now currently attending the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She will obtain her masters degree in June. Mr. Kolb is a member of Sigma Alpha Epsllon fraternity and is now teaching in the Newton, Iowa school system. The wedding date has been set for June 26. RETIREE Agnes Molony, director of Social Welfare in Crawford county Is retiring this month after 32 years of work In the welfare service. She and her husband plan to retain their home in Denison. "PIONEER" Mrs. EmmaThomas, who celebrated her 93rd birthday, March 8, is the oldest lifetime member of the Hawkeye Chapter of Telephone Pioneers. Mrs. Thomas, who lives In Mllford with her daughter, Pauline Swag, retired in 1913 after many years as chief operator of the Milford telephone exchange. Band Mothers Host Fathers At Burt Fete BURT - Band Fathers were guests at the March meeting of the Burt Band Mothers club, held at the school Thursday night. The evening's entertainment consisted of instrumental music entries earning first place honors at the elementary music contest recently at Mison City. In business conducted, members of the group voted to serve the Lion's Club Senior Recognition banquet April 18 at the school. They also discussed at some length the possibility of again sponsoring a community picnic at the close of the school year. Mesdames Ellwyn Stenzel, Lyle Fraser and Clinton Waltman were named to the nominating committee for the year. - o - BUY BUSINESS Mr. and Mrs. Harold Presthus have purchased the former Dundas livestock and trucking business and have now taken possession. It will now be known as Burt Livestock. The Prest- huses need no Introduction to the Burt community as they have farmed in the area many years. Mrs. Presthus is the former Gloria Baker. They are the parents of three sons, Richard, Ronald and Randy. - o WED 50 YEARS Mr. and Mrs. George Worden, Dows, former Bart residents, were honored at an open house at the Dows Methodist church Sunday. The occasion marked the golden wedding anniversary of the Wordens. A program was presented at 2:30 p. m. in which the children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of the couple had apart. Burt residents attending were Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Dutton, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Teeter and Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Soderburg. The. Duttons and Wordens are cousins. - o Mr. and M.:s. M. L. Dutton and Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Teeter called on Mr. and Mrs. Ben Hartzell at Dows Sunday. Dr. R. D. Kltterman, Spencer, district superintendent, will be guest speaker at morning worship services at the B'art and Good Hope Methodist churches Match 27. He and Mrs. Kltterman will be guests of honor at a congregational dinner at the Good Hope church at noon. In the afternoon, Dr. Kltterman will conduct quarterly conferences at both churches. The Burt Community school was represented at the state speech contest held Saturday at Lake Mills by Claudine Cranston and Clint Patterson. Claudine earned a I rating on her humor- our declamation and Clint earned a n rating on his original oratory. Gerald Hilton, student at Mankato State, spent the weekend at the parental Fred Hilton home. He was accompanied home by his cousin, Jill Hilton, Cedar Rapids, also a student at Minkato state, who spent the weekend with her aunt and uncle. Mr. and Mrs. Al Hinckley and Duane were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Hoppel and Todd at Humboldt. Tom Lewis, Sioux City, student of religious education, was the guest speaker and vocal soloist at the Sunday worship services at the Burt and Good Hope Methodist churches. Mi'. Lewis, who plans to enter seminary in the near future for full-time ministry, served as a counselor at the Mathodtst Camp, Okoboji, directed by Rev. Davies last summer. Cresco Chums Hostesses for the March meeting of the Cresco chums 4-H club were Sharon Roethler and Cindy Long. Roll call was answered by 25 members. Reports were given by Dawn Wildin on "Fun Night," and Susan Smith and Jane Simpson on "Folk Dance Lessons." Camp delegates are Patty Besch, Susan Smith, Becky Buscher, Mary Besch, Marian Frideres and Gloria Canaday. A talk was given by Linda Meehlhause on "Good grooming points." A demonstration was given by Dawn Wildin and Diane Roethler on^'How to lay, cut and mark a garment." Guests were Mrs. Bob Buscher, Mrs. Ken Roethler, Mrs. Howard Long and Becky Sabln. Attention Corn Growers! ORTHO Aid rex INSECTICIDE CONTROLS MAJOR SOIL INSECTS ATTACKING CORN Aldrex Insecticide OH AVI CHIMleHH. «UO OimCTIONI ANO CAUTION! «irOR| Ul{. T.M.I OHtMO. HIUPINO TN( WORL.O OKOW »ITTI». CHCVKON OEIION Is your corn protected by a soil insecticide that controls only resistant root worms? Then switch to Aldrex. Contains 10% Aldrin plus 10% Parathion. A single application can control the soil-insect complex. Helps you avoid costly replanting. You gain top-rated control from Parathion against resistant rootworms, plus the proved effectiveness of Aldrin against cutworms, wireworms, seed corn maggots and 15 other insects that cut corn yields. Follow label directions and observe all cautions. Aldrex-Helping the World Grow Better* ORTHO CHEVRON CHEMICAL COMPANY OrtJio Division. Sun Knutfise'u. Calif. Part of the great group of Chevron companies LETTERS TOTHI EDITOR Isabelle Erickson families. I am also interested In other great grandparents who were from your area. Need copies of bible records, etc., concerning Albert Stinson, son of Alman Stinson and Anna Stall, married Sarah Fliipps, daughter of Wilburn Jtolpps and Jane Toliver (may be f aliaferro). My interest is in the lines Stinson, Stull, Phipp, and Toliver (Taliaferro), as well as Cfose and Erickson. Thank You. Mrs. Deletes walker SHE GOT RESPONSE Natchez, Miss. 39120 18 Myrtle Drive March 16, 1966 Ediior: Upper Des Moines Newspaper Algona, Iowa Dear Sir: I have received several letters from people stating they were writing in response to an item about me in your paper. I do not know who was so kind as to insert it for me, but I am very grateful to whoever it was, for I have received quite a bit of help on my George Crose- lone Rock By Mrs. A. A. Krueger Mrs. Maude Blanchard was a Sunday dinner guest at the Don Blanchard home as also were Mrs. Wendell Steven and children. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Johnson, Algona, visited her sister, Mrs. Maude Blanchard, Friday evening. The last card party of the season is being held at the Legion hall in Lone Rock March 24. sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, with prizes and lunch. Everybody welcome. Mt. and Mrs. Arlowe Hanson joined the Presbyterian church by letter from the Lutheran church in Ringsted. Holy Week services will be held April 6, 7 and 8 with communion Thursday. Services will begin at 7:30 p.m. Mrs. Yager, klndetgarten teacher who has been in the hospital at Estherville, came home Saturday. Mrs. Milton Madison is substituting fot her at school. Sunday night, Match 27, there will be a family night pot-luck supper at 6:30 p. m. Please bring coveted dish, and table setvice for yout family* Emily Nevitt of Algona will speak and show pictures of missionary wotk among the Blackfeet Indians in Montana. Heatt Fund Collection amounted to $62.50 for the town of Lone Rock. The helpers were Mrs. Jim Long, Mrs. Roger Long, Mrs. LarryRamus, Mrs. Lorenz Geitzenauer, Mrs. Frank Flaig, Mrs^ Jess Blanchard, Mrs. Dennis Priebe, with Mrs. Gene Harson as chairman. Mr. and Mrs. A, A, Krueger and Kermtt Krueger, St. Paul, Minn., Mr. airl Mrs. Melvln Meyer, Bryan and David. Swea City* vere dinner guests Sunday of the Fredrick Schultzs. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Larson were Friday supper guests of theit daughter, the Lloyd Btoesdets* Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Larson and Becky and Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Broeser were in Algeria Sunday helping Mrs. Larson's patents, Mr. and Mrs. Waiter Btandow, celebrate their 61st wedding anniversary, other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Btandow, Ft. Dodge, and Mr. and Mrs. Gene Btandow and family, Algona. Mt. and Mrs. Roger Jensen returned recently from a 2-week trip to Florida enroute they went to New Orleans and visited Mrs. Pauline Flaig, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Jackson returned home Tuesday from a 20-day ttlp to Spain and Portugal and the Canary islands off the coast of Africa. , The Vern Mortensens of Hutch" inson, Minn., August Robisons, Hollis Beadles and Ken Johnsons of Fairmont, helped the Clifford Beadles to move to the Ed Bauer farm Saturday. CYLINDER LUMBER CO STORE OPEN 7:30 A.M. TO 5;00 P.M. MONDAY TO SATURDAY MARCH 17 Thru MARCH 31, 1966 FREE COFFEE AND COOKIES EVERYDAY REGISTER FOR* 1 5Q CYL LMBR. BUCKS • HONORED AT ANY BUSINESS PLACE IN CYLINDER* REGISTRATION GUARANTEES YOU A CHANCE TO WIN $50 SAVE YOUR SALES TICKET! RAN1IQ DVIIUO If Your Name Is Drawn, Shew * Is Your Sa i es SHp .Dated /Between March, 17 Ah* March 31 From The Cylinder Lumber Co. And We'll Give You A $100 Bonus In CYLINDER LUMBER BUCKS. 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