The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 19, 1966 · Page 11
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 11

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 19, 1966
Page 11
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Thieves Peel Safe, Rob Corwith Postoffice $1560, Cash, Stamps Algono, (lo.) Upper D<H Moln«* Tutrtdoy, April 19, 1966 Tomorrow must be earned - fho greatest of faults is to be not appropriated. conscious of none. PICTURED HERE are interior views of the Corwith, Iowa, postoffice, after thieves ransacked the interior, sometime during the night last Monday or early Tuesday morning, and got away with $1500, in stamps and $60 in cash. Postmaster R. V. Clark, who discovered the robbery about 7:30 a. m. last Tuesday, is shown in one picture as he viewed the interior of his office area that morning. The safe that was broken into is at the right of this picture, and miscellaneous papers as strewn all over the place. In the other photo, is shown the safe that was peeled and robbed of its contents. On the floor lies the change drawer and other records from the safe, thrown there by the thieves in their search for money and stamps. 3oth photos were taken by Elwood Geary, publisher of the Corwith Herald. Entrance was made by prying open the front door, and also the second door off the lobby and the safe was tipped over on its back and the door forced with some type of bar. The concrete slab behind the first layer of sheet metal was then removed in order to open the safe door. One of the large leather pouches used by rural carriers was used to carry away the loot, it is assumed, as one was missing. Hancock county officers, a state Bureau of Criminal Investigation man, and a U. S. postal inspector all arrived on the scone soon after notification of the robbery. Robbery of a U. S. postoffice makes the crime a Federal offense. There seemed to be no information available insofar as anyone noticing anything unusual during the night around the postoffice. St. Joe C.D.A. Names Slate Of Officers ST. JOE - C. D. A. met Wednesday, with Mrs, N. J. Weydert, grand regent, presiding. National Communion Day will be observed May 7, with mass offered for the living and deceased members. Reports were given on the Father - Son Banquet and bake sale. The Mother-Daughter Banquet will be held June 2 with Riverdale Rustler Units in charge of the dinner. The nominating committee selected a slate of off ice re and they were presented to the court at this meeting. Election of officers will be held May 11. The officers selected are Mrs. N. J. Weydert, grand regent; vice regent, Mrs. Marvin Reding; prophetess, Mrs, Maurice Red- ing; lecturer, Mrs. David McGuire; monitor, Mrs. Jim Berte; financial secretary, Mrs. Harold Reding; treasurer, Mrs. Tom Reising; historian, Mrs. Don Reding; sentinel, Mrs.Sylvester Wagner; musician, Mrs. Adeline Wagner; trustees, Mrs. Peter C. Reding and Mrs. Irene Bormann. Lunch and a social hour followed the meeting, with Mrs. Joe Sinnwell and Mrs. Paul Erpelding receiving high and second high in 500. Mrs. Joe Sinnwell also received the plate prize. - o Mr. and Mrs, Hubert O'Brien and daughter, Mrs. Ronald Hejlik, Algona attended the wedding and reception of Barbara Fickbohm, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Fickbohm, at Lawler, Miss Fickbohm was the bride of Leonard Kulish April 11. Mrs. Joe Sinnwell entertained her 500 club Thursday, with Mrs. Tony Becker, Mrs. Alphonse Berte and Mrs. John Thul receiving prizes. Mrs. Wm. B. Devine entertains the club May n. [BANCROFT Alfred Weber and Mrs. Agnes Vaske entered St. Ann hospital Tuesday after being home for a few days, Mrs, Lawrence Bergman entered St. Ann hospital Friday for x-rays and tests. Mrs. Florence Mulligan entered Mercy hospital, Mason City, Monday, Her son Kenneth took her to Mason City. Elected At S.U.I. Jacqueline Kinden of Algona has been elected a governing officer of Ruth Wardell House at the University of towa, a woman's dormitory, She is a freshman at Iowa, WE ARE READY! TO TAKE CARE OF ALL YOUR FERTILIZER NEEDS With our modern facilities we can handle all your Spring fertilizer needs from bulk blend to ammonia side dress. \ In our prescription mix starters all material is weighed and completely mixed in one mixer for a more accurate blend. Talk over your needs now with... 'Taylor's Prescription-Mad* Fertilizer" South Phillips ALGONA HORT TRONG TALKS It takes tougher com varieties, with abort, strong stalks for today's modern farming. DeKalb'a abort XL varieties stand better at high populations, and take advantage of narrow rows. XL's are bred to hold their ears, too ... to harvest easily, and produce a breoJttkru to higher corn yields for you. "DUCAL* Bread NUM. Mon Ftrmtn Plant DiKtlb thin tuy othtr Brand. HYBRIDS Eugene Hood — Algona, Iowa Roland Bode — Algona, Iowa Albert J, Bormann — Algona, Iowa Raymond Otis — Wesley, Iowa Peter C. Reding — Bode, Iowa Frank Droessler - Bancroft, Iowa Lawrence Besch - Whittemore, Iowa Homer Matthiesen - Fenton, Iowa

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