The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 19, 1966 · Page 9
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 19, 1966
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Gains Eagle Rank David Riley, 14, a freshman at Algona high school and son of Mr. and Mrs. Duane Riley, Algona, became an Eagle Scout during ceremonies here recently. He is one of the youngest Eagle Scouts in history here. David, who was a Cub Scout for more than two years, has been a Boy Scout for the past four years. He is a member of troop 70, which is sponsored by the Algona Rotary Club, with Dick Beisell, leader, and Guy Giddings, assistant leader. He is shown above in complete uniform, including his Merit Badge sash, with the minimum 21 badges draped over his shoulder, the Eagle badge and insignia on his left chest, the Prairie Gold insignia, lower right of his shirt, and the city insignia, troop number and Jr. Assistant Scoutmaster insignia on his left sleeve. (UDM Polaroid Flashfoto) 1 Hurt In 3 Accidents In Algona Area A West Bend man was hospitalized at St. Ann as a result of a one-car accident at 9:25 p. m. Thursday. He is Everett Grosser, 50, who suffered facial injuries. Mr. Grosser was driving east on the McGregor Road and lost control of his car about 1/2 mile west of Algona. His car went into the north ditch, and into the farm drivev/ay of the Van Allen farm. The car was completely smashed up. The mishap was investigated by Tom Cogdall, Iowa Highway Patrol, Ralph Lindhorst, and the Algona police department. The Algona police department investigated two collisions Thursday. One occurred at 4:10 p. m. at Dodge and Nebraska streets. Lois Corinne Shimel, Algona, 31, was driving a 1964 Dodge south on Dodge street and collided with a 1965 Oldsmoblle driven by Lillian Mae Bennett, 73, of West Bend, who was proceeding east on Nebraska and turning south. There was an estimated $100 in damages to the Shimel car and $75 to the Bennett vehicle. There were no injuries and no charges reported. The other collision occurred at 7:45 p. m. at the Johnson House at Fair and Phillips, when George Cole, 50, Fort Dodge, in a 1961 Chevrolet pickup truck, backing from a parking stall collided with a 1960 Oldsmobile driven by EmmaSindelar, 48, Algona. There were no injuries, and damage to the pick-up was not estimated. Damage to the Sindelar vehicle was estimated to be $90. No charges were filed. Victor Banwart New President Ottosen Co-Op The Farmers Cooperative Elevator of Ottosen held its annual meeting Tuesday night, April 12. The meeting was conducted by Percy Watnem, chairman of the board. The Madrigal Singers from the Twin Rivers school sang four selections. Victor Banwart, secretary, gave his report. AlfredSchultz, manager, discussed the audit report. Sales for the year totaled $1,015,701.56. Net savings from operations were $44,645,79 of which $34,214.95 were allocated for patronage refunds. Patronage dividends set up were 1 cent on grain bought, 1 cent on grain purchased by members, 1 cent on C. C. C. corn, 4.2 percent on petroleum, 10 1/2 percent on merchandise and 41 percent on members storage costs. Olvin Haug was elected to the board of directors, replacing Ed Kemna. Ralph Jacobson was elected to replace Percy Watnem. Mr, Kemna and Mr. Watnem were not eligible for re-election because of the rule that a director can only serve two 3-year terms, A board reorganization meeting was held at the close of the yearly meeting, Victor Banwart is the new president of the board, Bill Bennett is the vice president and Ralph Jacobson is the secretary. Other members of the board are Fred Kampen, Harley BrueUman, Eugene Struthers, and the new director, Olvin Haug. Other employees besides the manager, Alfred Schultz, are Edwin Speich, assistant manager, Norma Terwilliger, bookkeeper, and Roy Enockson, tank truck operator. A new elevator is being built with a 50,000 bushel capacity. It will have two legs, so that grain can be loaded out and taken in simultaneously. It will be completed in June at a cost of $78,000. This price includes the razing of the old elevator, grading and completion of the new building. The coop has also purchased a quonset building in the east part of town. Those whose names were drawn for prizes were Mrs. Donald Cooper, $25 bond; Mrs. Victor Banwart, socket set; Conrad Larson, wrench set; Mrs. Victor Meyer, picnic stack set; Allan Wehrspann, grease gun and cartridges ; Mrs. Olvin Haug, socket wrenches; Mrs. Allan Watnem, scoop shovel; and Mrs. Ed Grimm, serving dishes. A smorgasbord lunch was served by the Presbyterian women. 20 Vehicles Registered In The Past Week New vehicle registrations at the office of County Treasurer Rosella Voigt totaled 20 here last week. Owners are: Chevrolet - Larry A. Lappe, Lakota; Everds Bros., Algona, pickup; Union Const. Co., Corwith, pickup; L. W. Finch, Fenton; R. E. Walker, Burt. Ford - LuVerne Coop Ser.; Edna F. or Maurice Geerdis, Swea City; Andrew Risius, Buffalo Center. IHC - Cook's Welders Supply, Algona, pickup. Chrysler - Harold or Vernette Hesvik, Swea City; R. N. Bickert, Algona. Mercury - C. F. Read, Algona. Cadillac - V. C. Smith, Algona. Dodge - 0. R.' Person, Swea City. -Rambler - Rev. Paul or Dorothea Oftedal, Lakota. Olds - Martin or Fern Dahl, Swea City. Plymouth - Harry or Bernice Wray, Algona. Cushman - R. C. Mawdsley, Algona. Honda - C. A. Youngwirth, Lu Verne; D. W. Jorgenson, Algona. Miss Moulton, Teeter Are Sport Royalty Seniors Sue Moulton and Dale Teeter were crowned Queen and King of sports at the annual Sports Dance at Algona high school Saturday night. They were crowned by last year's royalty, Linda Par sons and Denny Miller. Pam Kees, Cheryl Rusk and Linn Taylor were other Queen candidates, while Dave Martin, Dan Merryman and Tom Samp were other King candidates. All are seniors. "Rhapsody in the Rain" was the theme for the dance, held at the high school Annex, Judy Egel, Homecoming Queen and senior cheerleader, served as decoration chairman, and Coach and Mrs. Howie Stephenson, Coach and Mrs. Jim Hershberger, Coach and Mrs. Keith Christie and Miss Weber served as chaperones. Algona, (la.) Upper De$ Meines tuttdey, April 19, 1966 "AMERICAN SECURITY COUNCIL REPORT" ON THE AIR Monday thru Friday at 5:25 P.M. on LGA RADIO The daily battle against communism Moderators: Dr. Walter H. Judd, Ex-Senator, Minnesota Thomas Dodd, Senator, Connecticut Current Topics: "Viet Nam" "Nationalist Chinese Strategy" "Red China" "Anti-Missle Defense" LIVELY - INFORMATIVE - INTERVIEWS WITH WORLD LEADERS Dr. J. G. Clapsaddle - Dentist - now serving the Algona area Office - 112 N. Thorington Phone 295-2244 Hours 8:30 - 5:00 Only 3 Cents!! Yes! That is all it costs you to check at the IOWA STATE Bank, Algona, if your account becomes subject to Service Charge. No Service Charge if your balance is $300 or over on personal Accounts. Compare this low charge of only 3 cents with other service charge schedules in effect. You will find ours most economical. We invite your checking account, large or small, at the OWA STATE BANK immmmmmmut

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