Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on October 3, 1966 · Page 1
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•v Our town's mo«» alert i who speed* over 30 miles an sportsman tell* m* ene-third of baseball's athletes In Mi* bif leagues are colored men, . . . And new a Florida outfit want* to fly u> down thoro Mil to look at a ploco of Florida roal> estate, At daluxo at our Arltona* California outfit? Pentagon's working on a ''Fast Deployment Logistics program. I hope they come up with a 5-lb. pack for foot soldiers, including rifle. ... At one TV set 10 people thought there were 9 prettier Miss Americas among the 10 fin* •lilt*. # # # . < You'll be astounded to discover that the famous van der Wey- den picture of St. George slaying the dragon is only 4-by-6 inches. This tiny precise jewel-like painting recently sold for $616,000, or $26,548.15 per square inch. At that price per inch some of the big smears in the September show at DM's eager Art Center could bring close to $300,000,000. # * # Yep, I astounded my wife when I bought one of the first nylon shirts (no, iron) a decade ago, A wore it* to Russia. It cost me $11 A it was as warm as heavy flannel, Also I sold it at a Moscow gov't luxury shop for $25. They wouldn't even pay $10 for the tweed jacket of a wealthy Harvard man that day.. hour in town. Almost every driv or speeds over 30 m.p.h. past Greenwood Park In D.M. (When I drive 30 they whit past mel) If our cops caught 'em all, their mght '• ollmina AI Qono Ho^uth County mmmm ""*""***e* • • ' " '•'. . • • * ' • . Entered Oi Mcond clou matter, bee. t, 1908, of Alflotio, Iowa, 5051; ftottofflc* urater Art of Con«r«« Morch a, 1179 VOL. 66-NO. T1 MONDAY, OCT. 3,1966 - ALGONA, IOWA - 8 PAGES PLUS SUPPLIM6NT State Historical Society "—daily flag, pup & girl" fine* would eliminate farmor*' taxes or raise teachers' pay or whatever it is we're so anxious to do. # * # FIRST WEEK OF SCHOOL When girls allure And men elude Who is pursuer And who pursued? —DICK JENKINS Iowa City # # # ... Shucks, Okoboji's summer theater played to 95% of capacity this year, a bit higher than th< Twin Cities' famed Tyrone Guth rie. ... Some of those craiy phony fads aren't real; they're maga lines' mid-summer madness. . . .There's no solution; seek it lovingly. ueststaxi license for service The Algona city council tabled an application for a license to oparate a taxi service here by James Walker, -Algona, at the council's regular meeting Wed nesd'ay night. The council indicated it will consider the application when proper insurance c o> v e r a. g e, schedule of fares and inspection wins A man in .our' neighborhood flies the American flag every day. He's a genuine periot & fought well for his country* His wife points out that every evening as he takes down the flag a pretty redhead marches pest with her exotic little dog. "This," she seys, "will help keep, my husband patriotic." # •••' : '#A. : >. ; #-. ,--•*":''''• ' SOCIAL MAINSTAY Baby-sitting has become Big business indeed;. , .-. Decidedly it fills' : . ' f A crying need! —OLIVE REID . : . Algona * # ., # I'm glad the governor A his highway wizards have begun to offer indoor plumbing as well as pretty shrubs along the Interstate highway. But are the travelers getting e taste of Iowa goodies? Fragrant chow? Best ham & eggs in the world? The (owe Casserole? Let's lure some mere big industries like Massey-Ferguson to Iowa. If we can't do it with Sena- ators, let's try it with soup. * * # Our coffee gang enjoyed a full quorum this week. Among other trifles, we decided that LBJ should cut his yearly" expenses (that's taxes, I mean) by one billion a year each on Vietnam & 'the Moon. With a little trimming of his other money programs maybe he can slow inflation & lower interest rates. We averaged 2V_' cups of coffee or tea, of vehicles has been completed. Presently, Frank Smith operate; the Algona Cab Service here and if the application is approved it will give Algona two taxi services. A letter from Algona high school teacher Richard Palmer concerning the subject of Dutch Elm disease was read. He indicated the . council ,should study helping pay for the disposition of dead Elm trees for property, owners in the; city. Thus 'Far, 'city clerk "Dave Smith said only five or six dead elms have been cut down here but the problem is expected to become more critical as more elms are affected with the disease. THE COUNCIL accepted several acres of land east of the city dump site which were given free to the city by Marvin Wallburg. A resolution was passed to accept the property. The city attorney was also instructed to obtain title of some abandoned river bed in the same dump area by contacting the State Conservation Committee. The land is state-owned. Two members of the League of Women Voters, Mrs. LeRoy Strohman and Mrs. Jack Fraser, attended the meeting as reprer seutatives of the group. Specifications for a new Industrial Loader were sent out and bids will be opened Nov. 9. In other business, the council authorized the mayor; city clerk Algona woman, 37, dies; rites here Saturday Funeral services for La Verla Rose Westling, 37 of Algona, were held Saturday afternoon at the McCullough funeral chapel, Rev. Merlin Davies officiated and burial was in South Marion cemetery at Stratford. Miss Westling died in Algona Thursday. She was born March 18, 1929 at LuVernc, the daughter of Otto and 'Rose Westling Her father preceded her in death in 1958. Survivors besides the mother include a brother Raymond of Hurt. One brother preceded her in death. She had been a resident of the Hillcrest Home in Webster City for the past two years and prior to that, lived in Algona from 1944 after -her parents moved here from LuVerne. She return ed to Algona about two weeks before her death. Serving as pallbearers were Earl Thompson, Walter Ruger, Elmer Kubly, Valgene Westling, Queen Connie reigns Larry Westling Westling- and Donald Color TV set goes to Titonka couple also Titonka reaped a rich harvest in the Kossuth County Advance's big subscription contest which ended Friday night. Mrs. Eleanor Sachau of that community won the top prize of $800 in the contest and ironically, the Curtis Mathes Color TV Set was won by another Titonka resident, Mrs. A. C. Hench. Drawing was made in the Ad vance office Saturday morning by Mayor William Finn from over 7,000 registration blanks The<name'of "Richard A. Hendh' was drawn by Mayor Finn. * ... I should think Iowa's less powerful high schools in football ought to'take a whack at soccer. ... Maybe our great State needs a little more emphasis on the girl scouts so they can keep up with their outdoorsy brothers. ... What a year this might be for an SUI-ISU football game! It could be the only genie either of 'em might wini and city attorney to attend meetings of the League of Municipalities and Municipal Finance Officers at Des Moines this week. Schultzes given an open house at lone Rock Lone Rock — The Frederick Schultzes, Lone Rock, were honored September 25 with an open house for their retirement from business. They had the Schult grocery store in Lone Rock foi 54 years.' -The open house was sponsored by the Lone Rock bus iness people and the Lone Rock Legion Auxiliary. There were 80 registered by Alfred Krueger, brother of Mrs Schultz. The Schultz's granddau ghter, Dawn Schultz, Minneapo Us, sat with them for the after noon. Mrs. Irene Lynch poured Mrs. Erich Seegebarth presided The program began with a po em by Mrs. E. A. Lee, a male quartet, LeRoy Bras, Rev. Albert Bullock, Gary Rath and Mike Lee accompanied by Ann Fortney sang. Mrs. Rita Schroeder gave a poem. Mrs, Erich Seegebarth gave a reading, Susan Blanchard and Mary Lee Madison accompanied by Ann Fortney sang. The program was concluded with prayer by Rev. Bullock. • Lone Rock business people presented the couple with a personal gift. CONNIE DARBYSHIRE, pretty Algona high school senior, was crowned queen of the 1966 Algona Homecoming Thursday night at ceremonies in the high school auditorium. She is shown wearing her crown at left after her escort, Bob Farnham, placed the crown on her head. At right is another queen candidate, Sandy Harmes. Connie is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L Darbyshire of Algona. A pep rally followed the event. In other Homecoming activities, the Juniors won first for the best Homecoming,display at the school with the Sophomores coming in second and the Seniors third. Exclusive Advance Photo by Bruce Ritchie. "—can say where she saw it" An Iowa lady just home from Europe wants DM to build a towering Ferris wheel at the DM *99 like the one she saw in Europe, she can't remember exactly where. "It was in either Paris or Vienna," she says, "and it wet as tall as the Equitable building." An easy thing to mislay. * * •* One of our great state's foremost Legal Eagles thinks lawyers on both sides in a criminal trial ought to take an oath. "If either of then) badgers the witness too much," he- says, "or insinuates ynproven sing in cross examination, (as in title Miami trial of the blonds $ her nephew) he ought to be triec for perjury." • * # * •# Another wey wt ceuU) reduce tay*f if to »rr«st iVPiY driver Seller named top Irish offensive lineman Sessions here for teachers this Tuesday A Ko3su.th in-service school mealing for teachers will be held! this Tuesday in three schools, Bryant, high school, and Annex, and the Foster building, from 9 to 3 p.m. There will be no school in session that day. Coming for sessions are Phyllis Smith, reading consultant; Julia Sparrow, •emedial reading of Cedar Falls; loyd Griffee, language, Fort Dodge; Wm. Tock, curriculum, Des Moines; Margaret Pratt, ionic economist, Algona; Howard Prouse, mathematics, Man- tato State; Silas Schirner, science, Iowa City; John Lindeneau, jrass instruments, Sioux City; Walding Robichaux, phys-ed, Ames; Wm, Jumper, Ames; and Joe Straub and C. R. Schoby as chairmen of Kossuth politcial parties. Some 285 teachers arc expect ed to attend the meetings. Algonans attend Omaha meeting Paul Seiler, a 6'-4", 235-pound senior from Algona was named the post-game outstanding offensive lineman in Monday's prac- ice session by Head Coach Afa Parseghian following the Fighit- .ng Irish triumph a week ago Saturday over the Purdue Boilermakers in which Notre Dame trounced the visitors, 26-14, in the Irish's season debut. Seller, a product of Garrigan nigh school, did an outstanding job for the Irish at his offensive tackle position providing ample protection for sophomore quarterback Terry Hanratty who collected 304 yards in the air on 16 of 24 attempted passes. He also contributed to the Irish running game as the Notre Dame backfield picked up an addition al 149 yards on the ground lihrough the holes in the Boiler T «0 B-r-r! It was 31 early Saturday - Kossuth County got its first "heavy freeie" of the year early Saturday morning as the temperature dipped to 31 at the official weather station at KLGA early in the morning and in the high 2Q'« in some low spots elsewhere in the county. Previous low reading was 37 in the weather station last week. But all Kossuth county was well out of frost danger and crop prospects continue to look excellent for a bumper corn crop. maker defense. Awiarded a Hering Award during the 1966 spring practice, as 'the "Omtstandioig Offensive Lineman", Seiler saw 26:?0 of action wife the Jrisji offensive unit against Purdue. During 1965, Sejley saw only 52 minutes of action during the ontiro season. Two divorces were granted in district court last week. Margaret Nelson was granted a divorce i'rom Stanley Nelson and awarded custody of a child. Kathryn Busch was given a divorce from Kenneth Busch and custody of two children. Eugene Hutohins, manager, and Keith Kopp, fieldman, of the Federal Land Bank Assn. at Algona, met with managers from Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming at a two-day annual convention, Sept. 22-23, in I Omaha. There were more than 100 representatives from the four states. Two sessions of the program were devoted to management training. The Algona Federal Land Bank Association makes long-term farm loans in KO'SSuth County, it is entirely owned by the borrower-members it serves. PLEDGED FRATERNITY Linda Joan Fairbanks, daughter of Col. and Mrs. L. J. Fairbanks of Burt, Iowa, was recently pledged to Alpha Gamma Delta, International fraternity for college and university women. Miss Fairbanks is a freshman at Iowa State University. Gun accident Injures boy Whittemore — James Elbert, 11 of Whittemore, suffered injuries to his throat, ribs and shoulder a week ago Sunday when several shotgun pellets entered his body. He was hospitalized at the Palo Alto Memorial hospital in Emmts- burg. James, son of Mr. and Mrs. Art Elbert, was hunting rats at the time and it is believed the shots ricocheted from some other object. Car hits rear of truck Thursday A car driven by Mrs. Loraine Bixler, Algona, struck the rear of a Berkland Trucking Co. truck', driven by James Siaiken, Thor, about 10 a.m. Thursday on Diagonal street in Algona. There was extensive damage to the front end of the Bixler car. Mrs. Bixler reported the accident to the Kossuth Sheriff's office. MOVE TO FT. DODGE Whittemore — Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Gengler of Whittemore recently moved to Fort Dodge and are now living at 830 North 21st Street there. Two minor accidents in Algona Friday Mrs. Hench answered the telephone when called and said that she had purchased the subscription Jor her son while he was on furlough from the service duty in Colorado. He told his mother that if he won the TV set, he wanted his parents to have it. So the Henches, who do not now own a color set, will have a brand new one in their home, this week. The Henches operated thfe _ amble store at Trtonka'f« many years. They have'artother on/ Rodney, who was a fine* Ti- ohka athlete in his high sehotfc days and is now in school* at LeMars. She purchased the Subscription from Mrs. Sachau. MRS. SACHAU ended far above any contestant in the selling campaign and won the first prize money of $800. Second place was won by Mrs. Donald Usher of Ottosen who narrowly edged Agnes Lickteig of W<i3- ley. - . \ • \ It was ironic that the top eight finalists in the, five-week contest all 5werei- from outside Algona. But it was an indication of the county-wide popularity of the Advance and its widespread circulation and acceptance. -.| A TOTAL of 605 new families were added to the Advance sub- soription list m the contest. ;A complete^ break-down of just where these -new Advance readers live will be included in Thursday's newspaper. *'' Campaign chairman Gerri Johns issued this statement 'at the conclusion 'of the' contest: ' "I wish to take this opportunity to express my appreciation to the .people »• of Kossuth County and also the more distant subscribers, forv >their confidence, support and generous response and to the candidates ,forr their achievements, ik this' campaign." TOP EIGHT FINALISTS Eleanor Sachau, Titonka _.____- '..___ 123,155,000 Mrs. Donald Usher, Ottoseh _______,_:J_,--.—J— 55,710,000 Agnes Lickteig, Wesley ----- - ^__- i __ T .l—„__ 53,145,000 Mrs. Owen Curry, LuVerne—- _____„___—__ 46,070,000 Mrs. Leo Thomsen, Sexton --i,-^—-^—_-,;____ 39,150,000, Mrs, t Edgar ; Kollasch, ^Bancroft;___! ____l____ 37,'370,000 Mrs. Howard-Swansoh, LuVerne 3§,720,000 Mrs. Melvih Ostwald, Whittemore 28,640,000^ ' ' ' ' Two minor accidents in Algo na Friday were checked by citj police. A car driven by Arthur E Riedcl, Algona. was backing ou of a service station on. State street about 4:25 p.m. and col lided with a car driven by Dora Dremmel, also of Algona. There was $60 in damage to the Drem mel machine. Earlier in the day, about 1 a.m., a car driven by Doroth; Muckey, Algona, backed out o a parking place and was jus pulling ahead when it was struck by a car driven by Nancy Marshall, also of Algona. There was $90 damage to the Muckey car and no charges were filed in either mishap. STATE LINE CONFERENCE W L Swea City 3 0 Armstrong __3 0 Thompson 2 1 Lincoln-C 2 1 Titonka 1 2 Sentral 1 2 Burt 0 3 Woden-CL , 0 3 Results Friday Armstrong 7, Sentral 0 Swea City 14, Thompson 0 Titonka 52, Burt 26 Lincoln-C 52, Woden-CL 0 Left to right: Eleanor Sachau, Agnes Lickteig, Mrs. Donald Usher. Former Algona man gets high Maytag post Car fire Friday A former Algona man, James. E. Empting, has been promoted' to office manager of the Maytag Co.'s Dallas Branch, it was announced today by James W. Sargent, branch manager. Joining the launury appliance firm's Newton, Iowa, headquarters in 1956 as a marketing statistician, Empting was promoted to senior sales statistics analyst in the market research department in 1961, Before coming to Maytag, he was with the Firestone store, Waukon, Iowa. F.T.A. MEETING Several Algonans attended the North Central District meeting of the F.T.A. at Forest City, Sept. 24. Officers were elected and a talk was given Goldman. by Mrs. Max I A CAR FIRE in a machine owned by Dwayne Nelson, Burt farmer, was extinguished when defective wiring shorted and caused the blaze. The fire department was called to the corner of the Plum Creek blacktop (.looking north in the above picture) and highway 18. However, city police had the fire out with a hand extinguisher by the time the truck arrived. Exclusive Advance Polaroid Photo by Bruce llitclue. Combat badge for Titonka soldier U. S. Army, Vietnam (AHTNC) The respected combat infantry man's badge was awarded in Vietnam Sept. 17 to army pri vate first class Richard L. Cush man, 20, Titonka. Cushman is assigned to Company A, 2nd Bat talion, 327th Infantry of the 101st Airborne Division's 1st Brigade. Combat Infantryman's Badges were first awarded during World War II. A star was added for those who served in front line combat in Korea too. In Vietnam, at least 30 days of contact with hostile forces is required in order to be eligible for the award. Cushman entered the Army in He is a member of the Iowa hapter of the American Market- ng association and currently is serving on the American Home aundry Manufacturers' associa- ion market research committee. mpting, who has been on the Newton city council, has been active in the Maytag Management and Maytag Speech clubs. Empting attended St. Ambrose college, Davenport, and was graduated from Northwestern university, Evanston, Inn. He served five years with the navy, including two years in the Pacific. A native of Algona, Iowa, he is married and has two children. In addition to most of Texas, the Dallas branch serves six eastern New Mexico counties. Ex-Algonan wed in Florida Mrs. Pauline Sweeney and Al Coleman were married Sept. 1 in Tallahassee, Fla., by Rev. Patrick Madden at Blessed Sacrament church. Attendants were Mrs. Thomas Brask, daughter of Mrs. Sweeney, and Stephen, Coleman of North Charleston, jS. C. 4 son of the groom. The Coleni&ns are living in Des Moines where he is employed in tine sales December 1965, was last stationed at Ft. Benning, Ga., and arrived overseas in Jun,e. Re is a 1963 graduate of Lakota high i school. partment of A. Y. Mfg. Co., plumbing and wholesale distributors. Mr. man is- a former was married to the dolyu Deal.

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