Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on September 29, 1966 · Page 3
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 3

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THUR3&AV, (Iowa) A6VAMCI-4 Chicago paper tells of A Igonans success By Evelyn Cady r This is" ah'OthGr story of a Small town lad who makes good ill the city. The June 5 issue of the Chicago Tribune carried.an in-- terestinig item and pitituro 6( Bob Becker, son of Mr. and Mrs Carlyle Becker, who Were our neighbors, a number of years a* gib. How well I remember seeing him and his brother Jack cut across our corner oiii their wiy to school and Sunday school, There are two sisters but they were added to the .family after they had moved out of town. They are Nancy and Lorna. Several years ago 1 saw Bob in Iowa City where he was a student at the university and Was passing trays to help out with his expenses. We had nice chats every day. From Iowa City he went to Illinois having had an offer from the Bell Telephone company as a manager trainee. After various assignments, now, at 32, he is in the personnel work — a staff supervisor where he is concerned with employee relations and solutions affecting them. - '. Mis ambitibn was to becoHift a lawyerj so in addition16 his work fdr the Bell company; he attended night school at Chicago, Kent college, for four years and irii 1962 received his law degree. That year he also joined the Junior Association, of Commerce. in Seiptembar 1961 Bob married A native Chicaigoari, a graduate of the Augustanfa college at Rock Island. They have two children, Bruce 4 and Sarah 2. The father Carlyle for many years lived at Centerville and he lias followed creamery work in- other location! They are' now at Davenport and associated with a Home for Boys. Bob's grandparents are Mr and Mrs. William J. Becker, both well known Algonans buit because of poor health are residents in the Bancroft nursing home- ' Mr. Becker suffered a stroke some time ago and Mrs. Becker is too frail to maintain a home, though she is improved. Mrs. Everett Anderson is a daughter of the William Beckers. Injury and charges in four road mishaps An Irvington youth was injured Friday night when his car overturned on its top in a ditch 3 miles south and one-half mile west of Algona on a gravel road. Donald V. Patterson sustained an arm injury and, bruises when he lost control of the machine after turning east on the road. Two companions were not injured. The oar, owned by Verl or Vivian Patterson, had about $500 in damage. Patterson was charged with failing to have control of his car. ; This was one of four accidents investigated by patrolman Tom Cogdall the past week. A "runaway" manure spreader did about $550 damage to a car owned by Sam Shipler, Whittemore, when the machine became detached from his oar while it was being pulled through the town of Whittemore Tuesday afternoon. The car was being driven by Leister Fuchsen of Whittemore and he was pulling the spreader when a pin pa me out of the spreader attachment and it ran into the car. Fuchsen was charged with having no safety chain by Cogdall, AN ACCIDENT in Bancroft was investigated about 6:45 p.m. last Wednesday by Cogdall. Cars driven by Joyce D. Elsbecker, Bancroft, and Cecil 0, Bailey, Fenton, collided as the Elsbecker car was passing the Fenton machine. She struck the other car while passing and was charged, with failing to keep to the right by Cogdall. The Bailey car had about $450 in damage and the Elsbecker car had $120 in damage. TWO CALVES were killed in accidents north of Swea City early Monday morning at about 12:30 p.m. Joseph Welp, Ban>croft, had about $750 damage to his car when it struck one of several calves in the road one- half mile north of Swea City. Patrolman Cogdall was called to investigate and found another dead calf in the other side of the road and assumes another car hit a calf and then drove away without reporting the accident. Bancroft wins VIVVwMn il , 4*2 Bancroft '„• St. Jofin'f school won the Sioupc Cjijy cesan basebajl tourniment day at Fonda, defeating Qr*n> ville Spalding, 4-g behind tte four-hit pitching of Dick Piers. He struck out six and gave up two doubles and a pair of singles. Bill Wolf continued his good fall hitting by doubling in fourth to highlight a three-run , Johnnie rally. The winers also picked up a run in the first inning. Bancroft finished the season with a mark of 11 wins and one loss. fXPERT PBINTINO AT f Hi ADVANCg Peter Weyderts to Have 60th wedding The Peter Weyderts, Clear Lake, formerly Whittemore, will lave their 50th wedding Oct. 2, with only immediate family in attendance. Because of Mr. Weydert's illness plans for open house have been cancelled. A card shower is planned to the Peter Weyderts, 725 No. Shore Dr., Clear Lake. Peter Weydert and Justine Barbara Weber were married on Oct. 2, 1916, at St. Michael's church Whittemore. They farmed for a short time at New Richland, 'Minn., moving to Whitte more. They farmed south, of town for 15 years. In 1942, they bought a farm at Ventura, where they farmed until 1961, retiring to Clear Lake. They have six married chil dren: Marvin, Mason City; -Mrs Lester-(Pauline) Quinn, Brandon Minn.; Mrs. Joseph (Grace) Jones of Clear Lake; Simon, Hampton; Mrs. James (Barbara) Ohisholm, Osage; and Mrs. Francis (Jackie) Quinn, Ventura. They have 31 grandchildren .and eight ' great-grandchildren. Crippled child clinic dated here Oct. 21 Iowa City — The State Serv- ces for Crippled Children (SS- CC) will conduct a clinic in Al- gpna Friday, Oct. 21, to provide diagnostic and evaluation services for crippled children. The clinic will be held at the Lucia Wallace elementary school on South Phillips and Kennedy streets. Patients from the following counties are eligible: Emmet Hancock, Humboldt, Kossuth Palo Alto, Pocahontas, Winneba go, Worth, and Wright. . The clinic is open to patients under 21 years of age who have chronic or crippling conditions ami who have been referred by their physician or dentist. There is no fee for the examination. Upon referral "of a child b> his physician, or dentist, SSCC ends the child's parents an ap x>intment card specifying the lo- ation of the clinic and the hour o report, It is important that eferrals be sent to the SSCC of- ice before the clinic date. 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