The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 5, 1966 · Page 1
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Tlw "FIRST-OF-THE-WEEK" • * * 3lgona tHpper Bcs JHoincs Entered as second class matter at the pogtofflce at Algeria, Town -•*,—... MU<« •<»*•.«» ...... _ .«.„. XS0911), Kov. l. 1932. under Act .of Congress of March 3. 1879. ALOONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 1966 >mxm®fm!m}&^^ 2 Sections - 28 Tabloid Pages Easter Egg Hunt Saturday The Salesman's Bureau of the Chamber of Commerce is again sponsoring the annual Easter Egg hunt, to take place Saturday, April 9, in the circular area in front of the Shelter House at Call State Park, Algona. The area will be divided into three sections for three different age groups. About 100 dozen colored eggs will be hidden. Some will be numbered and will win prizes. Algona Girl Scouts will color the eggs. Bud Ferris is chairman of the event for the Bureau, and urges all salesmen to be present. Even if not Easter Egg hunters, there will be plenty of other things for them to do. w«*x*8::-8S:::::i:^ Whittemore Man Reports Sighting Flying Object VOL. 101 NO. 26 New JayCee Officers LuVerne Junior Succumbs Funeral services for Mary Jane Delaney, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Delaney, Lu- Verne, a LuVerne high Junior, were held Friday at 10 a. m. at St. Benedict Catholic church, St. Benedict. The Rev. Nicholas Ruba was celebrant of the requiem Mass, and burial was in the parish cemetery with the Blake Funeral Home, Lu- Verne, in charge. Mary Jane died late last Tuesday night at University Hospitals, Iowa City. A Junior at LuVerne Community high school, she had been ill with a virus infection about. 1 1/2 weeks. Surviving are her parents; two brothers and one sister. Pallbearers were Thees Schnakenberg, John Schnakenberg, Robert Witham, Alan Darby, Clarence Casey and Marion Casey. The first UFO (Undentified Flying Object) sighting reported in this area for some time and also the initial one since the latest flurry of such activity across the United States, came Saturday about 6:15 p. m. from Tom Fuchsen as he was on the way to his home two miles south of Whittemore. Young Fuchsen, who lives with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Fuchsen, on a farm, saw two objects as he drove to the home from his job at Tom's TV here. He immediately reported the sightings to Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst. One evening earlier, several persons at Ames reported seeing a UFO. According to Fuchsen, the objects appeared to be about 150 feet above the ground, were equipped with flashing red and other color lights and made a noise. The objects hovered above the ground, then took off in a hurry after a very' short time. They made a roar, but according to Tom, not like a jet aircraft. The objects appeared to be south of the Fuchsen house. There were no other persons in the area, apparently, who sighted the UFO's. A meeting of the new officers of the Algona JayCees was held at the home of Frank King, president, Thursday night. The officers were elected March 23. Shown in the above photo, seated, are left to right, Les Foxhoven, treasurer; Garry Davis, 1st vice president; King; and Walt Turchin, secretary. Standing, left to right, Bob Post and Dick Thoreson, directors, Chuck McCabe, 2nd vice president; and Jim McMahon and Bob Watson directors. The men will hold office for a year. (UDM Polaroid Flashfoto) Fractures Hip Chris Jensen who has been in the Good Samaritan Home, fell and fractured his hip and is in St. Ann hospital. Roundup At Sentral The Kindergarten round-up for Sentral school area will be held today,.Tuesday, April 5, at 7:30 p. m. at the Sentral high school. Injured In Fall Mrs. James Harner of Swea City is recovering from a fall which resulted in a concussion at her home recently. She came home Saturday, after a brief stay at the Estherville hospital. Estimated $500 * 100 Dam «9e in r. I I Explosion At Molen In u^ pi ant Break-In Here Honorary 4-H Mayors Mayor Bill Finn had company at his desk in the city hall here Saturday as the presidents of the girls and boys county 4*H groups joined him as honorary mayors during the annual 4-H Day. Mayor Finn is shown in the center, flanked by I4nda Dodds, AJgona, county girts' presideat, and Wayne Panwart, West Bend, county boys' president, While spending the morning in the mayor's office, the pair of county officers were given an outline on Mr, Finn's duties, and in the photo he is showing them his court docket, which proved of interest, At 6 p. m. Saturday, the presidents and vice presidents of all clubs in the county, who were present during the day in various business places where displays were set up, had the opportunity to have dinner with the owner or manager of the store, Following that, a meeting and program was held at the high school Annex, (UDM Polaroid Fiashfoto) Investigation of a break-in at the United Building Center here sometime Thursday night is still being investigated by Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst and the Algona police department. A considerable amount of cash and checks was taken, according to authorities. The amount was set at $500. Discovery of the break-in was by Harm Helmers; an employee of the firm when he went to work at 5:30 a. m. Friday. There were other break-ins reported in widely separated areas of north Iowa, but at present it appears there is no connection between them and the one here. Entrance to the building on South Phillips street was gained through a sliding door on the back side of the structure, next to the railroad tracks. Once inside, the culprits broke a glass from an office door and unlocked it. The entire office was apparently ransacked, but nothing was taken except the cash and checks. Parents Of Son Mr. and Mrs. Joseph D. Bradley, Jr. became the parents of their third son Monday, April 4 at 3 a, m. The young man weighed : in at 8 Ibs. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bradley, Sr., Algona, and maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Wes Haynes, Long Beach, California. Walt Steward Resigns Walt Steward, town marshal at Burt for the past 40 years, resigned effective April 1, and will also retire as fire chief when a replacement has been found. Some Algona residents were without electricity for 15-20 minutes in most cases early Sunday after a backfire blew out an exhaust pipe on the newest engine at the city light plant, resulting in an overload for the remaining engines in operation. T. J. Palmer, supt. of Algona Municipal Utilities, who rushed to the plant soon after the power failure occurred, told this newspaper there was no dam;ige to the engine and it was not known how much damage resulted to the exhaust pipe, possibly $100. The shut-down resulted when a panel shorted out, causing an overload in the new engine, which then backfired. The engine was shut down at once and another started to take up the slack, restoring power. Lora Raney Of Algona Dies Mrs. Lora Raney, well-known Algona lady and widow of Hugh Raney, former area farmer, died at St. Ann hospital here late Sunday. She had been a patient there since March 23 when neighbors found her lying on the floor of her home on South Minnesota street. Funeral arrangements were pending at McCullough Funeral Chapel here at press time. Survivors include four children, Mrs. Russell Walker, Howard and Lyie, Algona, and Buena (Mrs, Sherwood Potter), Emmetsburg; and two sisters, Mrs, Chester Bailey and Mrs. Charles Patterson, Algona, A complete obituary will be found in the next issue of the UDM.

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