The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 19, 1966 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 19, 1966
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The "FIRST-OF-THE-WEEK" Tabloid .... 3Igona {Upper Moms JtMMKd M Mcond C!M* matter *t the txwtotftee at Atom*. Iowa AlftnuA irtu/A TIICCHAV Annii in in** !<Mllfc »»*. 1. M»* uafin. Art «t OontraM c* March a. 1179. ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 1966 S*®*®* 5 *^^ 16 pag«» tabloid VOL. 101 NO. 30 Leona Macumber Passes; Rites Held Tuesday Leona R. Macumber, 55, Algona resident for about 30 years, died Saturday at St. Ann hospital. Funeral services for Mrs. Macumber were held today (Tuesday) at 10:30a. m. in Trinity Lutheran church here, with Rev. G. J. C. Gerike officiating. Burial followed at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens and McCullough Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Grady Phillips, Wlllard Zeigler, Truman ShackelfonS, Howard Hoenk and Walter Boeckholt. Leona Rosaima Bierstedt, daughter of Edward and Anna Wagner Bierstedt, was born at Lone Rock March 23, 1911, and married Clarence Macumber at Jackson, Minn., July 14, 1935. She was a registered nurse and was formerly employed at the Good Samaritan Home here. Besides her husband, survivors include two sons, David, Omaha, and Thomas in the U. S. Navy; a brother, Arthuij Lakota; four sisters, Evelyn (Mrs. Leonard Warner), Algona, Esther (Mrs. Walter Sorensen), Burt, Gladys (Mrs. W. R. 0*Donnell) and Dorothy (Mrs. Lyle Marlow), Lone Rock; and two grandchildren. Rev. Hawkins New Baptist Pastor Here REV. CHARLES HAWKINS The new pastor of the Regular Baptist church, Algona, is the Rev, Charles B, Hawkins, formerly of Washington, la., pictured above. Here he succeeds the Rev. Arthur Hicks. The Rev, Mr. Hawkins has served as pastor of the Prairie Flower Baptist church at Washington the past 12 years. A native of Monroe County, the Rev, Mr, Hawkins was graduated from Russell high school and from Omaha Baptist Bible College in 1953, He is also a graduate of the University of Iowa, Iowa City, with a bachelor's degree in history. Mr. and Mrs. Hawkins have two daughters. Are Hurt In Crash A young Algona couple, Lucinda Bradley, 18, and Robert W. Smith, 17, were taken to St. Ann hospital shortly after 10:10 p. m. Wednesday following a 2-car crash two miles south and a mile east of Algona on a county gravel road. Miss Bradley sustained a broken collarbone and Smith a bump on the head when their car and another driven by John P. Schneider, 17, Bode, collided. Schneider was charged with backing on a highway by Sheriff Ralph Llndhorst who investigated and estimated damage to the vehicles at $100 each. Wm. P. Wagner Rites Monday At Titonka TITONKA - Wm. (Pete) Wagner, 60, passed away at his home in Titonka, Saturday, April 16. Funeral services were held Monday at 1 p. m. at the Blake. Funeral Home in Titonka, with Rev. John Janssen of the Ramsey Reformed church officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Mr. Wagner, a retired tiler, had been a lifelong resident of the area where he was born, March 17,1906. Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Simon Ricks of Titonka, and two brothers, Albert of Nora Springs, and Herman of Algona. He had never married. Casket bearers were Wm. Brandt, Berle Nelson, Ehno Folk- herts, Wm. Rode, John R. Harms and Elmer Gerdis. Auto Parts Are Stolen From Vehicles Here Thieves were busy here Wednesday night stealing auto parts from at least three parked cars. The first report was called to the police by Willard Gregson, who had bowled the late shift at Algona Lanes. He got in his car - and found the battery missing. At 7:50 a. m. the following morning, Judy Thompson, 603 E. Oak street, notified the police that two tachometers, valued at $70, had been taken from her auto sometime during the night. Also Thursday, Schultz Bros, reported that a vacuum gauge from a 1964 Pontiac had been stolen from their used car lot. They assumed the theft also occurred Wednesday night, or early Thursday morning. The police are investigating. Ikes To Meet A slide picture program will be presented members and guests of the Izaak Walton League, Wednesday evening, at their regular meeting at 8 p. m. at the hall here, Reports on the Sportarama will also be given. Paul Ferguson, Union Slough refuge manager, will show the slides. Vocational School For Algona Is Earmarked Proposed Schools for Five-County Area Si, DICKINSON Spencer VOCATIONAL CLAY Estherville TECHNICAL EMMET Emmetsburg TECHNICAL PALO ALTO KOSSUTH Algona VOCATIONAL Part Of Five Woman Wins Vacation County Plan Is Formulated Kossuth County formally joined four other counties in an Area Vocational School - Community College plan at a meeting last Wednesday evening at Emmetsburg. Palo Alto, Emmet, Clay and Dickinson counties had previously committed themselves. School representatives from the five-county area went to Des Molnes Thursday to present the proposal to the State Department of Public Instruction for approval. This is expected within five days, after wMch the plan will be returned t > the five counties for further study and final approval. Local school board members of all five counties, as well as the county school boards, attended the meeting Wednesday at Emmetsburg. According to Kossuth County school ouicials, plans are to operate technical schools and Junior Colleges at Estherville and Emmetsburg, and vocational schools at Algona and Spencer, Junior colleges are presently located at Estherville and Emmetsburg. The area, No. 3, would be known as the "Lakes Region Area Vocational School and Community College." Many of the working details were relatively hazy. The plan was submitted to the state department for a five-day study. It will then be returned to the local school boards, who will have 70 days for study and ratification. Proposed is to Install vocational and Technological schools in Algona and Spencer, using leased facilities for three years, before any attempt Is made to build new plants, The community college is proposed to be in Esthwille and Emmetsburg, also using leased Trip At Sports Show The Sports Show sponsored by the East Fork Chapter of the Izaak Walton League, held last weekend at the fairgrounds, was termed a decided success, as it closed Sunday night. . Over 1,000 visitors registered Friday, 1,500 signed in on Saturday, and over 2,300 persons registered on Sunday. Many did not register. Over 450 free pony rides were enjoyed by children who attended. The vacation for eight at the Jim Schneider resort at Cross Lake, Minn., was won by Mrs. Verne Mathieson of Buffalo Center, in the drawing late Sunday afternoon. The Trailblazer canoe was won by Mrs. Sadie Hopkins of Algona. Mrs. Ray Franzen of Titonka received the Daisy air pistol. Hilda Wagner of Algona won the fishing lures. The Mercury outboard motor was awarded to Burton Peterson of Cylinder, and John Elbert of Algona won the fish-skinner. The Morck special filet knife went to Delores Besch of Algona, with James C. Kollasch of Whittemore winning the St. Croix spin outfit. The Heddon fishing equipment went to Philip Fisher of West Bend. All were registration prizes from the Izaak Walton League. Many individual exhibitors also gave special prizes. A large number of campers spent overnight at the fairgrounds. Free breakfast was served to campers and exhibitors at the Floral hall Sunday morning. There were over fifty units who camped. A capacity crowd attended the square dance Saturday evening. facilities. Tentatively, following a preliminary survey as to needs, the courses offered will include technical, skilled and semiskilled, managerial, clerical, sales and distributive education. Practical nursing training will also be offered. Every attempt will be made to make facilities available for metal and shop training. Technical training will Include air-conditioning, heating, refrigeration, Diesel work industrial, mechanical, and other technology. Also offered will be medical, dental, and X-ray technology. The skilled and semi-skilled labor training will include automobile body repair, mechanics, and other courses. Some courses would be accredited under the Iowa Board of Regents with the curriculum supervised by the Board of Regents. , In the proposed junior college, students will be allowed to take their first two years of a two- year course, with credits trans- ferrable to a university or senior college, if the student does not change his course of endeavor. Proposed projected tuition in the five county area will be able to commute. Previously, it was ruled that the student should live either in a complex at the school or in the town in which the school is located. One of ihe main purposes of the proposed plan is to make advanced education readily available to local residents. Present manufacturing and the operation of machinery require specialized education and training. Chairman of the county school board is Wes Bartlett. Others on the board include Wayne Smith of West Bend, at-large; Orville Thoreson of Swea City, C. R. Krantz of Titonka, and Theodore Wallentine of Lakota,

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