Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on September 22, 1966 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, September 22, 1966
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ADVANCE ALMANAC NEW COURT CASES James c. Soy vs. Donna Schiltz, account case for $147,00, WEDDING PERMIT t ' r' Swe * CityV ind Linda Ooeke, BLmore, Minn, ALOON A MARKETS New Corn ____ ____ __ ____ $1.25 November Beans ______ $2.84 Oats ----------------- ___ esc (Markets furnished Weekly by Hobarton Branch of Whittentttre Elevator.) ALQONA WEATHER High Lew Rain Sept.; 14 _____ 80 54 .01 Sept. 15 ______ 66 36 .01 Sept. 16 ----- 71 41 Sept. 17 ----- 72 38 .05 Sept. 18 _____ 72 42 Sept, 19 ----- 74 41 Sept. 20 _____ 76 44 Sept. 21 _____ — 44 BUIJLDIN6J»ERMITS Charles LaBafre, new home at 814 South Jerome street (Bell's Court),- $18,500 estimated cost; A. E. Briggs, repair foundation on house; John Berninghaus, re- shingle; Howard Hoenk, remodeling business building at 107 North Hall street into beauty shop, $2,000 estimated cost; Duane Riley, repair sidewalk; Vlnce Esser, replace part of sidewalk; Ken Wehrspan, showroom and garage, $20,000 estimated cost. MAYOR'S COURT Colin C. Voigt, Algona, excessive noise on Honda, $5; Tom L. Samp, Algona, riding Honda on sidewalk, $5; Eugene G. Lickteig, failure to stop at flashing red light, $5; Ted Greineirt, Fenton, possession of wood duck, $15; James Dodds, Lone Rock, possession of wood duck, $15; Michael L. Geesman, Bancroft, no muffler, $10; Floyd Baas, of West Bend, stop sign violation, $10; Russ. Rente, Algona, OMVI, bound over to district court. ST. ANN BIRTHS Sept. 14 — Mr. and NTS, Marvin Laubenthal, West Bend, girl, 8 IDS., 13'/ 4 oz. Sept. 18 — Mr. and Mrs, Sheridan Cook, Algona, boy, 8 Ibs., oz. ST. ANN HOSPITAL Sept. 13 — Herbert KiAser, LuVerne, medical; Cathleen Duffy, Algona, medical; Vivian Kuhn, Algona, surgery. Sept. 14 — Joseph Bonnstetter, Whittemore, medical. Sept. 15 — Roland Bode, Algona, medical; Helen Collins, Algona, medical; Charles Wilhelmi, Bancroft, medical. Sept. 18 — Irving Miller, Algona, surgery. •-"• , Sept. 20 — Christian Jensen, Algona, medical. . Sept. 21 — Mrs, John Thul, Bode, minor surgery. NEW CARS AND TRUCKS Klein Farm Supply, Algona, GMC; Ernest J. or Veronica E. Gales, Bode, Dodge; Donna Jean Snyder, Swea City, Chev.; Fred or Jennie Gray, Titonka, Chev.; Merlyn Henry Honsbruch, Algona, Chev.; Virgil T. SJ\ack- elford, Algona, Plym.; Kemna Mtr. Co., Bancroft, Chev.; Harold L. or Lucille E. Beenken, Titonka, Chev.; Shirley or Marvin Larson, Swea City, Chev.; Jimmy or Marlene Lowman, Algona, Chev.; Sam Winter, Buffalo Center, Chev.; Fred or Vera Merkle, LuVerne, Plym.; Richard F. Zaugg, West Bend, Pont.; Gloria Lou Friis, Wesley, Chrysler; Edward or Emma Sindelar, Algona, Ford; Arie or Maxine Dittmer, Burt, Ford; Keith N. Pierce, Corwith, Ford; Directory Serv. Co., Algona, Volfcs. Pleads guilty le cheek charge Garold E. Smith pleaded guilty to a bad check charge in district court here this week and was sentenced to seven yeare at Fort Madison. The sentence was suspended on good behavior. He was charged with writing a $50 bad check. Judge Murray Underwood passed the sentence. Bound over M s. Algono Ko^uth County ••••••^^••••••••••••••••••MBMMMMH^^ Stafce Historical City, » iwertd elds* mofttf, Owe. 1, I90§, of Alforw, Iowa, cxKteMlee imtfcf Act Sf tonorfcs Match •- 1S79 VOL 44-NO. 74 THURSDAY, $IPT, 12, 1946-ALOONA, IOWA 16 PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS 20 bands to festival here ' "^M < * . m. '•;• '.'A OMVI (barft Russ Rentz, Algous, was bound ovei- to the district oour| on $350 appearance bond Monday in Mayor William Finn's court on an OMVI charge. He was picked UP by patrolman Charles Bird Saturday on highway 169 north of Algona. Prelmjnary hearing on the case is Assign court eases for the September term Assignment of cases for the September term of District Court was made Monday by Judge Murray S. Underwood of Spencer, who will, be serving on the bench here for the first time since his appointment last month. A total of 17 criminal cases, nine civil jury cases and 11 non- jury cases have been set on the court docket. The petit jury for the term was named last week and will report on Monday, Oct. 13 at 10 ,a.m. Criminal State of Iowa vs Robert K. Miner. State of Iowa vs Richard Dornbier. State of Iowa vs Larry A. Reefer. State of Iowa vs Everett F. Crosser. State of Iowa vs James A. Campbell. State of Iowa vs Virgil William Wolf. State of Iowa vs Thomas J. O'Leary. & State of Iowa vs Rodney H. Johnson. State of Iowa vs John Lester Sires. State of Iowa vs Thomas A. Ristau. State of Iowa vs Thomas Arthur Ristau. State of Iowa vs Luther Fairbanks, Jr. State of Iowa vs James Frank smith. .. v ;:;.;. State of Iowa vs Russell Rente. Civil Jury Fred Schmidt vs Elso Jansen. Michael Keigan et al vs H. C. Aillaud. ' Adeline Sharp vs Gordon Lee Harmon. Richard Lukes vs Edward and Caroline M. Kcmna. Rosalia Illg et al vs Kossuth Mut. Ins. V. C. Smith vs Trimont Block & Silo Co. John Pfoffer vs. Donald L. Preuschl. Garrctt Van Dyke et al vs M. J. Mowers. Whittemore Coop. Elev. vs Harley Troutman. Equity and Law—Non-Jury Stecker Estate — Johnston Claim. Stecker Estate'—Stecker Claim, Carol Ann Presthus vs Richard Presthus. Western Finance Co. vs Vernie Bunkofske, Charles Pixler et al vs Bill Kirschbaum et al. Charles Pixler et al vs Ronald Hanna et al. Kathryn Busch vs. Kenneth Busch. Mabel Perry vs. Donald Perry. Pullman Incorp. vs Bahne K. Bahnson. Ila E. Troff vs Peter Troff. James Antoine et al vs Board of Supervisors. The following cases are assigned for trial in order as reached, commencing October 18, at 10 a.m., subject to jury cases: Commercial Credit Equip. Corp. vs Albert G. Harms. C. 0. Gronen Lt>r. Co. vs Bronson Bldg. Serv. New beauty shop to open here Charles Sheakley announced today he is opening a new Beauty Shop in the Howard Hoenk building on North Hall street, formerly occupied by Bead's Furniture. The shop will occupy the south, half of the building, which is now being remodeled by Mr. Hoenk. The north half is still available for rent. The new shop will be open on or about Nov. 1 and will have all-new equipment with a staff of between seven and twelve operators. Mr. Sheakley, who operates the Sfoeakley store here, said tjie present shop on the second floor of his store will oowtinue to operate after the new stop opens. Wins 4th in national contest COLIN VOIGT, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ewald Voigt, Algona, was recently named a winner in a contest sponsored by the Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio. Colin was a fourth place divisional winner and received a $50 cash prize. His entry was a Cord Wood Hod. Made at a cost of less than $3, its purpose is to stack fireplace wood in an attractive manner and to facilitate in curing the wood and keeping it dry. The annual contest is open to all high, school industrial arts students who select a welding course. Colin.is a senior at Algona high school. His instructor, Edgar Meyer, stated that so far his .students have had a perfect record in this contest. Richard Steven won 6th place two years ago and Randy Riedinger was a first place winner last year. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. Kossuth concerts til open here on Oct. 29 The Kossuth County Community Concert Association Will open its four-concert season Oct. 29 with "Four Go Dancing." This is a dance group that features the many aspects of the dance through the ages. \ •" The executive, board of the association met this past week and went over the activities pf the association for. the coming year. The concerts for the Algona series v are Four Go Dancing Oct. 29, Lee Evans Trio (jazz trip) Feb. 24, The Revelers Male Quartet March 5, and the Marlowe Pianos (duo piano) on March 16. Highlights of other concerts in the area that members of the association are admitted to are The deCormier Singers at Forest City Sept. 27 and The Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra at Fairmont April 14. Tickets for members will be mailed to them in the near future as soon as the newcomer campaign has been concluded. Membership in the concert series is available at this time to new people in the county who have moved in since last March. If you have not been contacted and wish to have membership contact Mrs. Clara Keith. This was the first meeting for the new president of the association Steve R. George. One of the first things done by the executive board was to put. the board members of the association that were elected last spring on the rotation basis of terms. Those on the board for a term of one year that expires March 1967 are Ted Herbst, Tom Rich, Ollie Nasby, Mrs. Verne McClure, Mrs. Ron Taylor, Mrs. Ted Smith. Terms that expire in March 1968 are William Conn, Mrs. Clara Keith, Russell Guster, Mrs. Wes Bartlett, Kirk Hayes, Mrs. Nat Bangs. Terms that expire in March 1969 are Jack Limbaugh, Rev. Milo Dailey, Pat Montag, Gene Zender, Joe Easter and Mrs. Dorothea Moulton. Members of the board of directors and chairmen from other towns in the county are Edmund O'Brien, Whittemore, Miss Florence Reynolds, Titonka, Mrs. Paul Erdman, Wesley, Mrs. D. J. Welp and Mrs. E. J. Menke, Bancroft, Frank Ryerson, Burt, Mrs. Jim Dodds, Lone Rock, Mrs. Arnold Hill, Bode, Mrs. Raymond Stone, LuVerne, and Willelniina Harms, West Bend. Race tightens as campaign nears its end With only six days remaining before the close of the important first period, Wednesday, Sept. 28, several changes have taken place in candidate standings. Mrs. George Sachau, still in first place by a very slim margin, is being pressed by Agnes Lickteig and Mrs. wonaid Usher, who are in a tie for second place. Others moving ahead are Mrs. Leo Thomsen, Mrs. Melvin Ostwald, Mrs. Melvin Sifert and Mrs. Franklin. Jensen, Time is running out for would- be subscribers to lend their support to their favorite contestant with their subscription although it is too early to predict who the winners will be, the outcome of the campaign will depend upon the energy expended by the candidates and upon the support they receive from their friends, the subscribers. Call your candidate for your subscription or bring it to the Advance office and the candidate of .your choice will be given credit for your subscription. Subscribers are reminded that by purchasing or renewing their subscription during the contest, they will be eligible to win a Curtis.Mathes console color TV set. Gas vole wins at Ringsted, loses "af Livermore The North Central Public Service Co. of Algona won one election and lost another in this area Tuesday. At Ringsted, voters approved a 25-year, non-exclusive franchise for the firm by a 73-24 margin. But at Livermore, voters turned down the proposal, 82-49. The Ringsted franchise was the seventh granted North Central this year in the area. Another vote will be held Oct. 11 at Pocahontas on a franchise. Sentral band al Iowa State Saturday Fenton—The Sentral Community high school band will travel to the Iowa State University at Ames Saturday to participate in the 13th annual High School Band Day. Bands will participate in a mass band performance during the half-time ceremonies at the Iowa State and Oklahoma football game. About 77 students from Sentral will be involved. A rehearsal is set for 10 Saturday morning for the mass band performance in the afternoon. AT DENTAL CONVENTION On Monday Dr. Karl Hoffman and his assistant, Mrs. R. W. An derson, Dr. Leroy Strohman and his assistant, Mrs. James Will, ;also Dr. N. J. Kelley and Dr. Jack Clapsaddle attended the North Central Dental meeting at Mason City. Dr. Strohman was elected secretary of the district. Saturday, Sept. 10, Drs. Hoffman and Strohman attended a meat- ing of the Iowa Great Lakes Society held at Crescent Beach Lodge at Okoboji. Pro-rated Vote Standings, Tuesday Night, Sept. 20: Mrs. George (Eleanor) Sachau, Titonka 5,720,000 Agnes Lickteig, Wesley ..._ 5,690,000 Mrs. Donald Usher, Ottosen 5,690,000 Mrs. Owen (Darlene) Curry, LuVerne 4,990,000 Mrs. Leo Thomson, Sexton, formerly Algona ..__4,780,000 Mrs. Howard (Ailsen) Swanson, LuVerne 4,720,000 Mrs. Edgar Kollasch, Bancroft . 4,690,000 Mrs. Melvin (Shirley) Ostwald, Whittemore 4,450,000 Mrs. Art (Edna) Zeimet, Bode 4,410,000 Mrs. Melvin (Cyrella) Sifert, Algona 4,250,000 Mrs. Fred Lorraine) Schoby, Algona 3,700,000 Mrs. Eugene (Eileen) Muller, Algona, rt. 2 3,520,000 Irene Coiie, Algona 2,990,000 Dorothy McFarland, Burt 2,750,000 Mrs. Franklin (Janice) Jensen, Algona 2,680,000 Mrs. Victor (Mary) Nt-uroth, Algona — - _ 2,400,000 Mrs. Evelyn Kroininga, Lakota 2,350,000 20 bands will attend two special features The 18th annual Kossuth County Band Festival will be held in Algona Saturday, Oct. 1, with 20 bands, 17 queens and some stellar evening performance attractions. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. and the evening program at 5:30 p.m. A complete schedule of activities can be found later in this story. The 20 bands planning to attend, with a possibility ot another band or two to be added later this week, are as follows: Algona, Garrigan, Algona Jr. High, Burt, Bancroft, Boon* Valley, Corwith-Wesley, Laketa, Ledyard, Bancroft St. John's, Humboldt Jr. High, Emmetsburg Jr. High, Twin Rivers, Goldfield, Kanawha, Sentral, Swea City, Titonka, Woden-Crystal Lake and Brewster, Minn. Reason the Minnesota band will attend is that the new Garrigan high school band director, iNorbert Rezac, came to Algona from Brewsiter tins year and suggested his old band be invited.. BAND QUEENS announced thus far include Carol Sloniker, Algona; Linda Meyer, Wodenr Crystal Lake, Eugenia Klocke, Ledyard; Charlotte Lappe, Burt; Peggy Burtis, LuVerne; Mary Lou Vaske, Bancroft; and-Sandra Sheets, Goldfield. The names of the remaining queens will be announced in next week's Advance. Two of the highlights of this year's program will be the appearance here of twirlers Lani Jo and Leisa Gill of Hudson, Iowa, and the Fort Dodge Landers Drum and Bugle Corps. The Fort Dodge unit is well- known in this part of the state for its colorful show and precision marching. THE TWIRLERS appeared in the local festival three years ago and again last year and were very well received. Since then, they have won many additional trophies and awards. They are the 14 and 15-year old daughters of Mr. and Mrs. James F. Gill of Hudson and are students at the Reinbeck Community school. . Hostesses for this year's festival are Katy Anderson, chrm.; Myrna Diekmann (band queen here in 1950, the second year of the festival), Dorothy Zeigler Dee Erickson and Charlote Nash. Committee in charge of the event is Ted Chrischilles, Russ Guster, Norbert Rezac, Earl Ld- erlcy and Jim Dougherty. Last year's queen, Maribelle Ives of Rolfe will again appear and turn over the crown to the 1967 queen. MORNING 10:00 a.m. — Parade. Formation, starting at old athletic field. 10:30 a.m. — Luncheon starts for all bands at High School Annex. 11:30 a.m. — Luncheon for Bandmasters (and wives) and Band Queens at Algona Hotel. AFTERNOON 2:15 p.m. — Marching band demonstration on State Street 2-4 p.m. — Sock Hop at High School Gym. 2:30 p.m. — Concert at Kossuth Courthouse. 2:45 p.m. — Introduction of Band Queens at the Courthouse. Master of Ceremonies, Mayor William J. Finn. 3:05 p.m. — Marching band demonstration on State Street. EVENING 5:30 p.m. — Program at new High School Football Bowl. Master of Ceremonies, Ted 'Chris- chilles, President Algona Chamber of Commerce. Entry of Bands (across foot- bail field East to West). Introduction of Band Queens. Star Spangled Banner by Algona High School Band. Special Feature Twirling by Lani Joe and Leisa Gill. Fort Dodge Landers Drum & Bugle Corps and Flag Drill. Massed Band Numbers conducted by visiting bandmasters County gets check PAUL FERGUSON, refuge manager for Union Slough (right) is shown presenting Kossuth County Auditor Marc Moore a check for $2,231.78 Tuesday to go into county funds.- The money is the county's share of proceeds,from the Slough during the past year. One-half of the money will be used for county schools and the other half for county roads. Up until this year, only a percentage of sale of fur per-' mits, cattle grazing feeds, trapping permits and other minor permits was turned over to the county. Last year's check was $399.15. But beginning this year, the payment is also based on % of 1% of adjusted cost of the value of the 2077 acres of land in Union Slough, which comprises most of the,increase. Exclusive Advance Polaroid Photo. Fenton doctor hunts in Alaska mountains (to be announced) "Iowa Band Law" . ! "Moon River" - "Military Escort" Crowning of 1967 Afgbna Band Festival Queen by Miss Maribelle Ives, 1966 Queen. Massed Band Number, "Let Me Call You Sweetheart" Free shows for the band members at the Algona Theatre by the Algona Chamber of Commerce at 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. as arranged. Two Algonans on Guard trip Two men from Algona, Dean L. Benschoter and Gary R. Mergen, were among the men of Cadet Company B, Iowa Military Academy, of the Iowa Army National Guard, Camp Dodge, that boarded three H-37 Mojave helicopters early Saturday for a trip to Fort Leavenworth, Kans. They were accompanied by four tactical officers and an instructor from the Academy. Upon arrival they toured the headquarters of the Command, classroom facilities of the college, and visited the library. After lunch at the new officer's club, the cadets went to the quartermaster clothing facility where they purchased the new summer greens. Following this they received a bus tour of the post. Charges against two drivers in crash Charges \yere filed against both drivers in a truck-car crash at the intersection of Lucas and Roan streets about 10:10 a.m. on Monday. Driver of a truck owned by the Reding Gravel & Excavating firm of Algona was John P. Schneider, Bode, and he was charged with having no chauffeur's license. Victoria Hutchison of Algona was the car driver and she was charged with failing to yield the right-of-way. City police diecked the mishap and reported the truck had an estimated $70 in damage while the car had about $175 damage. Wesley farmer has broken knee Wesley — Dick Ludwig is a patient in Mercy hospital, Mason City, with a broken knee, sustained when a piece of a clearance corn sprayer fell on it when he was working on their farm southwest of Wesley. FENTON — TJjr. Jerry Waite, Fenton veterinarian, recently re- tured from a months hunting trip in the bush country of Alaska. Dr. Waite and Medvih BeWing,-Burt; .farmer, drove the-,3,800 miles from'Fenton to Anchorage. Dr. Waite reported good roads except for about 1200 miles of chuck-hole gravel on the Alk-Can highway. At Anchorage the two parted company with Mr. Behling going for a tour of Alaska and on a fishing trip. He reported excellent 'grayling fishing. Dr. Waite flew to Gulcana, Alaska, From there he and a guide flew 'about one hundred miles into the bush country and then traveled the rest of the way on horseback and sometimes on foot. 'He reported a. great variety of weather including a storm while they were camped out which included rain, sleet, hail and snow. On the same spot two days later Dr. Waite said he sun bathed on an air matress in warm sunlight. Dr. Waite brought home remnants of a grizzly bear, a dall sheep, a moose and three caribou. He and his guide traveled to a height of about 10,000 feet in the mountain mostly by foot to track down the dall sheep. After shooting the sheep it .ook Jerry and his guide 18 hours to get the 300 pound full curl dall sheep down the mountainside. The grizzly bear will be recorded in the Boone and Croc- tett Record Book among the top 75 grizzlies shot. Jerry and his guide estimated ts weight at over 600 pounds. The hide of the bear squares almost eight feet. The moose was shot only ten miles from camp and weighed between 13 and 14 hundred pounds. The largest of the three caribou will also be recorded in the Boone and Crockett Record Book. It ties in size for second place. Plans new garage and showroom Ken Wehrspan has announced construction of a new garage and showroom for his Plymouth agency garage on North Main street. Construction on the new building is expected to be completed by Dec. I. The new building will be located just nprth of the present firm and will include a 70x7?' garage «n«J 40«40/ showroom. The Fallen Construction Co. of Amboy, Minn, will fee th» general contractor. Sy^sentraj. tor* will includ* Utt Electric of Algoni and th» Aig.tut Plumbing 4 Heating fij

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