Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on September 29, 1966 · Page 1
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 1

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, September 29, 1966
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ADVANCE ALMANAC tf WMwl ALOONA MARKETS New Corn $1,24 November Beans $2.80 pats ;__ ,.• 88c (Markets furnished Weekly by Hobarton Branch of Whittemore Elevator.) WEDDING PERMITS Robert L. Ricke, Constance A. LAckteig, both Wesley; Alfred L. Bamvart, Lamar, Mo., .Marilyn Schneider, West Bend; Michael H. Pierce, Arliss D. Looft, both Swea City. ; ST. ANN BIRTHS Aldona Koivutb County ' -'"/ . -" i •• • Btata Hiotoricoi Sooiety Iowa dlty, finffttM *»• M«*d ela»» matter, D«c. I, l«.'9. of A *3fia. VOL. 6o-NO, 76 THURSDAY, SBPT, 29, 1M6~ ALOONA, IOWA i J * ConoWM Mofeh •. 187» 24 PACES IN 3 SECTIONS "Miss Iowa" coming for Band Festival Guilty pleas made in four •14« trace .25 Sept. 21 — Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Black, Algona, girl, 7 lb. 4% oz.; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Dorwell ler, Algona, girl, 7 lb. 10 oz. Sept. 26 — Mr. and Mrs. Galen De Valois, Algona, boy, 7 lb. 1 oz.; Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Nemmers, Bancroft, boy, 6 lb. 4 oz. ALGONA WEATHER High tow Rain Sept. 21 82 44 , Sept. 22 81 ,42 „ Sept. 23 74 , 42 Sept. 24 ______ 72 39 Sept. 25 62 46 Sept. 26 61 37 Sept. 27 66 44 Sept. 28 _ T — 46 BUILDING PERMITS Rudy Tietz, new home at 1009 Bell Court, $18,500 estimated cost; Art Obrecht, move building; Virgil Spencer, 918 South Jerome Street, $18,500 estimated cost; William Decker, repairs on basement and front porch; Virgil Spencer, new home at 527 Bell Court, estimated at $18,500; Herman Dreesman, reshingle and repair house. MAYOR'S COURT Dale W. Hannover, Algona, failure to have control of vehicle, $10; Gerald B. McGuire, Titonka, speeding, $20; Victoria Hutchison, Algona, failure to yield right-of-way, $5; Kenneth L. Holcomb, Algona, speeding, $9; Francis Quinn, Ventura, failure to have control of vehicle, $10; Eldon A. Fehr, Wesl, Bpnd, allowing unauthorized pierson to drive, $25. fT. ANN HOSPITAL ......,.Sept. 21 — Mrs. Lillian Thilges, >Irvington, medical. Sept. 23 — John Laubenthal, West Bend, medical; Rev. Cecil Friedman. Algona, medical; Steven Boekelman, Algona, surgery. Sept. 24 — Paul D. Stroebel, Long Beach, Calif., medical. Sept. 25 — Ronald Burtis, Algona, medical. Sept. 26 — Donald Patterson, Irvington, medical; Mrs. Armin Schultz, Algona, surgery; Oliver Young, Algona, medical. Sept. 27 — Mrs." Maude Blanchard, Lone Rock, medical. NEW CARS AND TRUCKS W. R. Ciiafee, Burt, Harley Davidson; Becker Constr. Co., Bode, Ford p/u; Raymond W. Bierle, Buffalo Center, Ford p/u; Joe Bradley Equip., Algona. CMC; Eud. J. Cowan, Ledyard, Dodge p/u; Roger D, or C. J. Burt, Algona, Volks.; Milford S. or A. M. Mitchell, Lone Rock, Dodge; Irene Mary Bprmann, Bode, Dodge; Fritz Emil Freyholtz, Fenton, Chrysler; Richard or Helen Lukes, Algcna, Chrysler; Luella S. Collins, West Bend, Chev.. James Mark Stanton, Algona, MG; Carl W. Priebe, Fenton, Chev.; Helen or DeWayne Hovey, Algona, Olds; Herman E. Rachut, Burt, Ford; Roy Allen Fox, Bancroft, Chev.; Howard or Geraldine Zaug, Lakota, Ford. NEW COURT CASES Wainda Grisham vs Marvin Grisham. Reciprocal support. Harry Schwartzbaugh vs. Irwin J. ' Heidenwith. Damages $17,371. Clifford Legreid et al vs Loyd Berie. Aoct. $350. Household Finance Corp. vs Gerald R. Klungseth. Note $734.03. Howard J. Dyer vs Irene M. Dyer et al. Partition EVfe SWV4 12-99-28. Ashton Wholesale Service vs Bronson Bldg. Service. Acot. $2,867.13. Nichols Wholesale Bldg. Prod, vs Bronson Bldg. Service. Acot. $1,142.65. Maiinda M. Jennings vs Virgil J. Jennings. Divorce, Store broken Into il Luermore Livtrmore *** The "Trad'in Post" was broken into some time Wednesday night and approximately $15.00 in casfc was taken, Entry was made by going thru the attached garage and breaking the lock on the door leading into Uw> "Post" from ttye garage. Swea •4< Judge" Murray Underwood heard four pleas of guilty hi criminal cases as court opefted this week. Rodney H, Jolinson pleaded guilty to a charge^ of driving while intoxicated f and was fined $300 and costs. He Wai arrested on Bast State street June 25. Also arrested the same day was Larry A. Reefer, who pleaded guilty to driving while' bi» t license was under suspension' and he was fined $200 and costs. Virgil W. Wolf was fined $300 on a charge of driving while intoxicated ait Bancroft Sept. 26. Larry A. -Reefer was also sen-, tenced to five years in the peii- tientiary at Anamosa on a plea of guilty to a charge of malicious injury to a bridge. The. case arose.when Reefer took a piece of angle iron from a bridge in Union township. While the bridge was weakened somewhat it still carried the load. The sentence was suspended during good behavior.' ' - -i- A divorce was granted Carol Ann Presthus from Richard 'H? Presthus. She was given custody, of the children. ' * The grand jury returned no indictments in several cases against some juveniles ,in ;,a house burning case near} Bancroft. Charges of arson were dismissed. ' in man Tues Miss Pamela Kae Ericson — Miss Iowa of 1967 Nineteen bands, 16 queens plus lots of floats will highlight the 1967 Kossuth County Band Festival" here In addition, Miss Iowa for 1967 -— PameVa Kae Ericson, 19, of Sioux City — and Littie Miss Iowa — 5-year old Rhonda Marie Blomberg of Pocahontas — will also make an appearance and be a part of the huge parade. The Algona JayCees will sponsor the appearance of both Miss Iowa and the Little Miss Iowa The former will ride on a special JayCee float'and the Little Miss will ride in a convertible along with the other 16 band queens. Miss Ericson was crowned Miss Iowa at the Iowa pageant at Davenport on July 16 and appeared in the Miss America contest earlier this month. She is 5'4" tall, 115 Ibs. brown eyes, brown hair and a sophomore at Morningside College in Sioux City. THE LITTLE Miss Iowa was crowned at Arnolds Park Aug. 27 and was one of 21 contestants vying for the crown. She represented Pooahontas in the state contest and will compete next May in the National Little Miss I America contest to be held in- conjunction with the Miss Uni-1 verse pageant at Miami, Fla. in tractor does damage in Plum Creek ;; ; ,The; Kossuth ;. Bancroft man breaks 2 toes . Bancroft — Martin McGuire, Bancroft, brokt bones in two toes and cracked a boh* in a third toe in a fall from a ladder while working near Doer- wood, Minn, last week. McGuire is employed by the Hodgeman & Son Construction firm of Fairmont as a mechanic. H* foil 20 feet from the top of a ladder as he was .greasing a machine. The foot was put in a cast and it will be on about six weeks. He was discharged from the service just last May. Recover part of Corwith loot A portion of the merchandise taken from the Lee TV Shop a Corwith has been recovered ( from a Nevada "fire sale" store t was reported this week by th Sancock county sheriff. Story county sheriff's deputie confiscated between $10,000 and $15,000..-.worth'.-of stolen radios, stereos? and color TV sets at a store owned by Edward R. Levy of Des Moines. The merchandise \vas allegedly stolen in break-ins at Early and Garner as well as trom Corwith. • The Hancock sheriff says that Levy will not say where or from whom he received the merchan- he has Trucks collide north of Swea City; two hurt A Swea City father of three children, 41-year old Wendell Mstworth, died about -4:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Holy Family lospital at EsthervUle of injures suffered in a pickup-truck accident 18 hours earlier near lis farm northwest of Swea City. Kir. Ditsworth suffered two broken arm* and chest and internal injuries. The accident occured about 10:25 a.m. five miles north and one mile west of Swea City, just a mile or so from the Ditsworth farm. Mr. Ditsworth was traveling east on a county gravel road in a 1963 pickup and Milo Patterson, 69 of LuVerne, was traveling south on another gravel road. There was a grove of trees at the; Corner. THIS VIEW OF the,fatal accident scene 1 northwest of, Swea City shows the two trucks in the southeast corner of thef ditch. The above view faces south. 'The Ditsworth pickup is ' at the left and the LuVerne truck in back of it'in center;' A' grove of trees at right partially obscured the intersection. The ' fatality was the 7th of 1966 in Kossuth County.' office is investigating vandalism which resulted in $200 damage on the Lyle Davis farm in Plum Creek towneship about 8:45 p.m. Sunday night. Mr. Davis had parked his tractor and combine near an elevator after combining heaps until about 6:45 p.m. Sometime hortly before 9 p.m., while matching TV, Mr. Davis heard a oise in the yard and found the ractor and combine against the 'LITTLE MISS IOWA" Rhonda Blomberg Pocahontas 1967. Queen candidates are as follows; Algona — Carol Sloniker. Garrigan — Janette Miller. Bancroft — Mary Lou Vaske. Burt — Charlotte Lappe. Corwith-Wesley — Diane Jongewaard. Boone Valley — Karen Boittin. Goldfield — Sandra Sheets. Kanawha — Linda Brower. Lakola — JoAnne Junkermeier. Ledyard — Eugenia Klocke. LuVerne — Peggy Burtis. Sentral — Cheryl Berkland. Swea City — Colleen Elliott. Titonka — JoAnn Smidt. Twin Rivers — Trudy Rossing. Woden-Crystal Lake — Linda Meyer. Four junior high bands — from Algona, Corwith-Wesley, Emmetsburg and Humboldt, will also be in t!ie parade. Bancroft school board elects Bancroft — R. S. Underkofler was elected president of the Bancroft public school board at a meeting last week. Past president I)r. R. E. Weber ms presented a gift in recognition for his 36 years as a hoard Charles Casey dies Friday in Arizona Charles H. Casey, 62, a for mer Algonan, died at Phoenix Ariz, last Friday. He was a re tired welder and was employee at the Norton Machine Works for many years before retiring and moving to Arizona. Funeral services were held Wednesday at the McCullougJ funeral home with Keith Stray er officiating. Burial was in Eastlawn cemetery in Algona with McCullough's handling the arrangements. Serving as pallbearers were Clarence, Marion and Eugene Casey, Stanley Genrich, David Morris and Henry Gudeiian. Mr. Casey was born at Grundy Center, Iowa in Nov., 1903. He lived in Algqna about 13 years. Survivors include two sons and two daughters. Also surviv ing is a brother Robert of A! gona; half-brothers Ray Bockes, Waterloo;' John Bockes, Lu- Verne; and Harold Bockes, Garden Grove, Calif.; and half-sister, Mrs. E. A. Guderian, Phoe- ractor and the machines ran vild in the yard, passing over n end of the elevator and then going through the yard fence to trike the light pole. The combine pickup was bent and there was fence damage, otaling about $200. Deputy heriff Don Wood was called to nvestigate. ard light pole. Someone had turned on the de'fmiteiy ruled out the man accused in the Buffalo Centei break-in which occurred one night later, Aug. 23. Inkspots coming to Lakota Lakota — The Inkspots are coming! The Original Inkspots along with comedian Jerry Hick son as master of ceremonies, ami Ruth Hill, are all direct from the Ed Sullivan Show, will ap pear at the Lakota high schoo auditorium Monday evening Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $1.00 for admis sion and a great evening of en tertainment for all. This event will be sponsorec by the Lakota Community club. THE PATTERSON truck, a 965 machine, was about halfway through the intersection when it was struck broadside by he pickup. Both machines careened into the southeast ditch. Mr. Patterson was treated by Swea City doctor for a cut orchead and chest injuries but lis injuries are not believed to be serious. The Swea City man'M/a's'rushed to EstheryUle, hospital immedi- o,»r>itr : '^«°'- v »^«^«ih"pic[cup' waS the Patterson Inflation real threat to country says Miller a total loss and .. . truck 'had about $1,000 in total damage. • ; . Patterson was charged with failure to yield the right-of-way by deputy sheriff Don Wood who investigated. FUNERAL SERVICES for Mr Ditsworth have tentatively been planned for Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. at the Swea City Luther an church. Rev/Julius Peterson will officiate and the Barnes funeral home of Swea City is in charge of arrangements. He was born Dec. 22, 1924 and had farmed in the Swea City area for a number of years Survivors include his wife, Doris and three children: Steven, 12 Deanne, 9; and Klmberly, 5. Hi mother, Mrs. Olie Kvamsdale o Swea City also survives as do brother and a sister, Arvin, \lapleton, and Virginia, Mrs. Bob Bloomster, Buffalo Center. Former Fenlon lady Travels oh combine from Des Moines to Bancroft!! Bancroft — It's a long trip from Des Moines to Bancroft — especially when you are riding atop a combine. But that's just what Kenneth Bergman of Bancroft did last week. He .picked up a new combine at an Oliver warehouse in Dei Moines at £ p.m. Wednesday ahd , i ; *r.!-iyed ; • .fj: ? Bo*? holm that night at 7 o'clock. He accompanied Dick Deitering back to Bancroft that night as Dick transported the cab and grain header to Bancroft by truck. Bergman then returned the next day to Boxholm with Albert Deitering and completed the 160-mile trip to Bancroft, leaving Boxholm at 12:30 p.m. and arriving at Bancroft at 6:30 p.m. The entire trip took 11 hours. The combine was purchased by Stanley and Vernon Jensen of Ringsted. Bell sends cheek for $53,80642 on A check for $53,806.82 is ts way to the Kossuth County Treasurer, from Northwestern Bell Telephone Company; according to J. L. Claude, the company's manager. It covers the v second half ; of, the company's operating' property tax. The year's total" is $107,'616.14, 84.47 per cent greater than, for I960, only five-years ,a_goij,^ „ j^ Similar checks are on the way to the Treasurer'Of each Iowa, county, 3, total of'$3,623,252.50; the maiiager reported. The payments are credited by the treasurers to the Various taxing-districts in which property of the company is located, a total,, of 3,327 districts for the 1965 payments. GOING TO VIET NAM Sexton—Pvt. Richard Witham, son of the Ralph Withams, arrived home Wednesday for a 30- day leave before lejaving for Viet Nam. Break ground nix, Ariz. There are children. also four grand KENNEDY HOME SOLD Bancroft — The Ed Kennedys Bancroft, have sold their home in Bancroft to Mi 1 , and Mrs. Wai <ter Schiltz. The plans for Mr aad Mrs. Kennedy for the fu turc iu dies Stpl. 21 Fenton — Funeral services were held Friday at the Evangelical Lutheran church in Windom for Mrs. Frances Dorothy Kipfer, formerly of Fenton. Mrs. Kipfer, 71, died at Bethel nursing home in Mountain Lake on Sept. 21. She was born April 9, 1895. Survivors are her husband Simon, two daughters, Mrs. E. J Capesius, Whittemore, and Mrs Delores Schulte, Windom, Minn, six sons, Marion, Marian, Ver ion, Herschel, Rodger and Gary, all of Bingham Lake. A sister, Mrs. Arthur Bcrger, Independence, and a brother George Dischler, Gillette Grove, also survive. SENATOR JACK MILLER opened the Kossuth republican headquarters during his visit here Monday. Pictured are, left to right, Oliver Carlson. Mae Riter, Pearl Moore, Kirk Hayes, Senator Miller, Betty Schutter, Judy Thoreson, C. R. Schoby, Dick Thoreson, and David and Becky Thoreson. what a 5 per cent sales tax wouk Inflation, deficit spending, high interest rates, and waste are the main issues in the national political campaign, Senator Jack Miller told a capacity crowd at a dinner at the Garrigan gymnasium Monday night. There was 16 billions of dollars of inflation in 1965, and in the first six months of this year this was repeated with an outlook of 32 billion before the year ends. The curse of infla- lion la.t year co_L iowans about cost, and this year that woulc equal a 10 per cent sales tax. The fundamental difference between the two parties now is inflation. Both talk against it but the democratic party doe not follow up in deeds that will halt it. Congress, dominated by the democrats, is mainly to blame because it votes the spending. This means higher and higher (continued on page 4) Algona Marine hurt in crash An Algona serviceman on leave, Ronald Burtis, 19, sustained back and shoulder injuries! when the car he was driving hit loose gravel and flipped into the ditch in front of the Howard Geesman farm about 1:30 a.m. Saturday near Bancroft. The car, owned by Nick Geesman, had about $250 in damage. Burtis' injuries were not believed to be serious. He reported the accident to the sheriff's office and told authorities he was driving nopth on a county road and was going to turn into the farm drive when the machine hit loose gravel and Ue lost contrail. PICTURED ABOVE at the ground-breaking ceremony for Ken Wehrspan's new Plymouth showroom ajid garage are, left to right, Robert L. Weston, regional manager of Plymouth division, Minneapolis; Ken WehrsRaju, local agent, and Charles W. Fjelstad, district manager, Albert Minn. The new building will be located jug-no-ft of the Minn. The new building will be located jug-no-ft of the $&& ent firm. General contractor is the Fallen Construction -£0^ o|\ Amboy, Minn. Completion is expected by'Pec.,!. > ,-'4 ii'i

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