Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on October 24, 1966 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Monday, October 24, 1966
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Coffw Btwk > . . Maybe we need Daylight Time even more around Xmas, when you wake up In the dark A It's dark again by 5 o'clock. ... Obviously what the ISU A SUI teams need is more colored athletes. ... I denounce the tasteless hot dogs A buns offered lewans at football games. A mustard sandwich on rye would taste better. ... A kiss a day for your wife beats an apple a day. VT 7T •)(• I can't believe stories that it's the real estate lobby which is trying to defeat low rent housing in DCS Mcincs. These realtors are decent, lovable, compassionate men & women & I know they want even the poor to be decent ly housed. Either this is a vile canard, or I'm naive. # * # Iowa's stingiest millionaire wants to buy a $25,000 Salvador Dali portrait of his wife. But he can get it for $15,000 if it's paint ed without showing her hands. He wonders if he can label i "Look, Mom, no hands!" Aidono Hcmuth County ' Historical Society "—low-rank Yanks are thrice blest?" Back from foreign travel, low- ans report that the most ill-housed A ill-fed Americans overseas are about thrice as well off as the unlucky ones overseas, who are REALLY hungry A bodrag- gled. Our jobless reliefers would rank as bourgeoisie in some countries. * * - # CARAVAN OF DREAMS — I I watch my caravan of dreams depart The chiming of the camel bells is stilled Forever it will echo in my heart Because forgetting never can be willed. i ,, ; —Kathleen Hempel * * * ... Don't look yet, but the Iowa Soldiers Monument on our Great State's Capitol grounds, is listed in DM's city directory, as if he were a person. . . . Iowa tourists ; riport a swim pool with machine-made waves in Budapest. (Shucks, our "Y" instructor taught us kids to make waves: We lined up at the shallow end A billowed.) ... My theory: Good baseball batters A forward-pass catchers birth controllers' book sale and aims to use 'em to replace mod, op, pop and abstract "art." lions plan Halloween party Oct. 31 The annual Halloween party j>0ii&.>re'd by the. Algona Lions club, will be held Monday, Oct 31, beginning at 7 p.m. with a parade, led by the Algona high school band. The parade will begin at the Home Federal corner and end a the Athletic park on East State Street where judging of costume and awarding 01 prizes will b held. Prize categories this year will include clowns, witches, Indians, 1 ghosts, hoboes, spacemen, and miscellaneous — so just about anything goes, as usual, i Games and refreshments will follow the judging. The party is financed each year through a door-to-door sale of light bulos by;the: momibers of the Algona Lions club. Mark Seeley is chairman of uiis year's event, and Dennis Waller and Joe Bradley Jr. are co-chairmen. Theatre manager returns from company meeting Jim Dougherty, manager of the. Algona Theatre, spent two days last week attending an annual fall meeting of managers and home office executives of his company at Des Moines. ,The Intend c,«. Me. I, «9««, towo, SOSlJ uhd*r Act i. t*79 VOL, 66-NO, 13 MONDAY, OCt, 24, 1966 ^ AL6ONA, I PACES IN ONI StCTION Top officials vis* Izaak Waltons Nabbed after A NUMBER OF VISITING dignitaries were present last Wednesday night at the regular monthly meeting of the Izaak Walton League here. About 80 in all attended the-meeting held in the V. F. W. clubrooms. ' , . Shown above are local officers along with visiting guests- front row, left to right, Fred Plumb, secretary; LeRoy Fleming, state president; Webb Fowler, local president: Jus- tin Rogers, national officer; A:;ErBriggs, treasurer; standing, left to right, Harold Lockwobd, 6th district director; Hugh Black, past president; Ronald Gerber, director; Earl Zeigler, I board of officers; Robert Russel, state officer; Daryl Simmons, Aboard of officers; Harold Holmgren, Louis Maharas and Law- .-rence Bormann, chairman county board.', Exclusive Advance Photo by Bruce Ritchie. spree M. McWhorter, 91, of Algona, dies Friday Mattie Leone Gill McWhorter, 91, of Algona, died at St. Ann hospital Friday. ; Funeral services' will be held Monday morning at 10 a.m. at the Presbyterian ' church with Rev. Walter Morz officiating. Burial will be in Riverview cemetery. Mattie Gill was born Jan. 3, 1875 at Fort Dodge, the daugh- ;er of Charles and Annie Gill the oldest of five children. The are gifted good eyes. with exceptionally meeting brought together managers from as far west as Holdrege, Neb., to Clinton, Iowa, on the east and throughout the entire state of Iowa. It was a kickoff meeting for thes Central States Theatre (Joor. annual fall drive which for this year-will be referred to as Cen-. tral States' "On the move-in '68 drive!""'" ' ' ' '• '" "On the move in '66" is very indicative of the movie industry and of Central States Theatre Corp. New theatres are being built at a rapid pace across the country and Central States too has been on the move with the contsruetion of two hew drive- in theatres and one new conventional type theatre soon to be constructed in one of their towns. In addition extensive rebuilding and remodeling projects have been under way for the past two years throughout the entire circuit with still many more being planned. The remodeling of the Algona Theatre lobby is one that is now in the planning stage. "—'the tall men's game" Not far from our neighborhood I saw some kids trying to shoot baskets on stilts. This drives home the point that basketball game has become a sport of giants. Shouldn't colleges and high schools have two teams — one for the tall boys and one for lads under 6 feet tall? Or devise instant ladders for the normal sizes? # # * Hospitals and doctors can't seern to agree on the effects of Medicare. Every day you read that the more mature people are or ain't flocking to loll on hospital beds. Within one week I saw two contradictory stories in a great paper that depends on Iowa — one calm report from a hospital exec, and one launched oy a phone call from an angry doctor. * * * CARAVAN OF DREAMS — U And I remember summer dawnings filled With haunting melodies of singing birds, The waking earth that golden sunbeams gild. A leaping brook of laughing crystal words Jn silver cadence murmuring to mirrored herds. —KATHY 4fr ")fr .y. . . . European tourists in our land decry the hot-dog sandwich is the lowest form of American food. . . . Some of our Iowa slickers want diagonal roads from firm to village, but from city to city ntverl .... DM'* Racket Club hat more indoor tennis courts (ft bel ter ones) than NY's or LA's best ... An Iowa matron I 90 feet of books at the grea Kinsman to move monument firm to new location Dean Kinsman, owner of Algona Monument Co. here, will move soon to the building located north of the Weidenhoff Corp. on highway 18, which has been occupied recently by E. E. "Bud" Robinson contracting firm. Kinsman purchased the Godden Monument Works three years ago and has been locatec on State street since that time He is in the process of moving now and will complete the trans !er about Nov. 30. He has leased one-half of the uilding, approximately 40x50 rorn Ernie Williams, owner, and ll occupy just the front on lalf. He will have monumen displays both inside and outside An open house is planned nex pring. Request addresses of servicemen Mrs. Robert N. Bickert, executive director of the Red Cross, Algona, has requested that all families in Kossuth county, with Walter Krause, 71, of Fenton, dies Tuesday Fenton — Services for Walter Krause, 71, of rural Fenton, were held Friday at Emmanuel Lutheran church, Lotts Creek. Mr. Krause died of arteriosclerosis Tuesday at Holy Family hospital, Estherville. He was born at Lotts Creek Dec. 25, 1894. He married Rose Kressien of Lotts Creek, Oct. 26 1916. She and their five chil dren survive. Surviving children are a son Howard of Lone Rock, and four daughters Mrs. Delores Hante] man of Fenton, Mrs. Cecelia Blomquist of Rochester, Mrs Gladys Miller of Fairmont .am Irs. Eunice Stahl of Houston 'exas. Also surviving are a brothe rustave, and two sisters, Mrs Elsie Drayei- and Mrs. Anna Meyer, all of Fenton, 17 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Two collisions here Wednesday Algona police checked two accidents within 40 minutes of each other last Wednesday af- ;ernbon on city streets. A 1966 Oldsmobile driven by ... News of families and newly married couples who have recenMy moved to Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Ron Wi Usher noved to Algona the first of October from Nora Springs. Mr. Willsher is the new State Farm ^nsurance manager replacing John Hayes who was transferred to Mason City. The Willshers are living at 514 E. Chubb with their three children, Ronda 9, Jay 8, and Molly 1. The family belong to St. Cecelia's church. * * 45- Mr. end Mrs. Arlan Bergstrom lived in Ackley, before coming to Algona in mid-August. Mr. Bergstrom is the manager of the new Holiday service station. He and his wife have two children: John Paul 3, and Nicholas Sean 4 months. The family's new address is 118 S. Heckart. They belong to the Lutheran church. "7T "VT TT Mr. and Mrs. Howard Weydert came to Algona this summer from Emmetsburg where they had been living for three years. Mr. Weydert is district, sales manager for Murphy Feeds. He is a native Algonan, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Weydert and a graduate of St. Cecelia's Academy. The couple lives on R.R. 1 with their children: Nancy 14, Linda 12, Deanna 10, Johnny 8, Jimmy 5, and Mary 4. They long to St. Cecelia's church. St. Cecelia's church. , 1 Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Smith have been living at 1108 E. North since their marriage in July. Mrs Smith is the former Myrna Mirio of Mr, and Mrs. Ed Mino. Her husband is the son of Mrs. Bridget Smith. Mr Smith is employed by North ;entral Public Service Co. and his wife works at Mary An.n' restaurant. They attend St. Ce celia's church. * # -x- Mr. and Mrs. Darrell DuBoi came to Algona from Counci Bluffs about two months ago They are living at 214 E. Nebras ka. Mr. DuBois is a watchmake and jeweler at Wiltgens. Ther are two children, Donald 18, an Cheryl 16. The family attend St. Cecelia's church. A Spencer couple, who Mtetit on' a check-writing spree in Algona Wednesday, Oeit: ; :5, were apprehended rtear-Dayertport, Iowa Friday after they'reportedly pulled pistols on law enforcement officers there. They are Mr. and Mrs. James Strohman. The couple formerly lived at Bancroft and he lived in Algona for a time/They also lived at Emmetsburg. Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst said Saturday morning he had w'ar- •ants for their arrest but as yet nad heard nothing from authori- ies at Davenport about their capture and apprehension. He said charges; here probably would not >e pressed in lieu : of charges in Scott county. .MRS. STROHMAN passed eight bad checks in Algona Oct. 5, using the hanie of Mary Reeves and Mary Dickinson. They were cash- servicemen in Viet Nam, con Don Clapsaddle, Algona, struck a tree at the corner of Poplar and Main streets about 4:15 p.m., with $100 estimated damage to his car. He was not injured. Clapsaddle told authorities he was turning off Main ,and his foot slipped from the brake onto the accelerator and the car lurched forward into the tree. About 4:50 p.m., police checked an accident involving Kathryn Lashbrook and Darlene Stephenson, both driving 1962 Chevrolets and both of Algona. The machines met at the intersection of Kennedy and Moore streets with $175 damage to the Lashbrook car and $250 to the Ste- henson machine. Mrs. Lash- irook was charged with failing o yield the right-of-way. Municipal League to meet al Burt There will be a meeting of the Kossuth County Municipal Lea- Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hanson are living at 411 S. Sample. He.is manager of Tuloma gas and fertilizer company in Irvington. The Hansons moved here from Storm Lake in late August. They go to Trinity Lutheran church. The Hanson children are Allen 9, Christie 8, Brian 5, and Donya 1. j Ji .V. .ii ' Mr. and Mrs. David Van Gin-j kel have made their home at 712 E. McGregor since mid-summer when they moved here from Webster City. Mr. Van Ginkel is a lineman for Algona Municipal Utilities. The couple has one son, Michael, 10 months. They go to Mrs. Dermand's mother dies The mother of Mrs. Alex Dermand died Friday morning at Margaret's Nursing Home in Ft. Dodge. She was Mrs. Stella Ramert, 84, who had been ill fi some time. Funeral services will be held i.his afternoon (Monday) at Guenther's funeral home in Ft. Dodge- Other survivors include a son Jess Ramert, .Fort Dodge; anoth cr daughter, Mrs. Ronald Kelley Webster City; and five grandchil dren. tact her office immediately with the serviceman's military address. Also this applies to any servicemen who will be stationed there within the next month She stated that it is prac tically impossible' to compile complete list of Viet Nam serv icemen from the county with out help from their families. Al addresses may be sent to Re< Cross Headquarters, 17 Vs East State*, Algona, Iowa. gue n the Burt Town Hall at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25. Gordon L. Winkel, Kossuth County Attorney, will speak on "Arrest and Suspect Rights", a most timely subject in view of the recent holding of the United States Supreme Court. Legislative Proposals for 1967 will be discussed, and invited to this meeting are Candidates Kiilsholm and Hurlburtj and Senator Murray. Titonka youth charged after car rolls over A 19-year old. Titonka youth was charged with reckless driv ing when his 1961 car went out of control and rolled over two miles north and two west of Burt about 9 p.m. last Wednesday. Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst filed the charges against David Spear The car, owned by Mrs. Raymond Spear, had about $800 in damage. Spear and three passengers escaped the crash without injury According to Lindhorst, the machine was traveling west on a gravel road when Spear lost control. It rolled over and back on its wheels in the south ditch. Women lo meet Tuesday The Algona League of Women Voters will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 25. The morning unit will neet at the Dr. Dan Bray home nd the evening unit will meet vith Mrs. Clara Schaap at her lome. The program will be State item U — Education and will be presented to the morning group Mrs. Earl Lierley and to the evening group by Mrs. Jim Chalstrom. Workshop Thursday al St. Cecelia The diocese council of Catholic women of the Northeast Deanery wall have a workshop at St. Cecelia's Catholic church, Algona, on Thursday, Oct. 27. Regis- 71 from county now attending Iowa University Iowa City — 71 young people from the Kossuth county area are among this fall's record enrollment of 17,755 'students at the University of Iowa, Dean of Admissions Donald E. Rhoades repoiied"'today:'' v '' : "-"' : '-' : '.' '' ' The final enrollment figure is 1,400 more than last year's 16,355. It is a record for the state's largest university for the seventh consecutive year. Enrollment by colleges, with last year's figure in parentheses, is: Business Administration, 706 (467); Dentistry, 215 (209); Engineering, 579 (591); Graduate, 4,491 (3,875); Law, 463 (448); Liberal Arts, 9,859 (9,403); Medicine, 773 (742); Nursing, 416 (404); and Pharmacy, 253 (216). Local and area students registered for U of I classes this fall include: Algona — Harriet Benschoter, erald Downey, Robert Holcomb, John Platt, David Reid, Sharon Smith, Allan Bode, Jerry Raney, Joyce Anderson, William Bourne, Daniel Bray, Mary Bray, Glenn Buchanan, Jodie Chally, Wayne Christiansen, Gary Colwell, Corene Frideres, William Higgins, Dianne Jensen, Patrick Kain, Jacqueline Kinden, Juanita Meyer, Ruth Park, Terry Powell, Jane Raney, Thomas Rioklefs, Shirley Ringsdorf, Linda Sands, Margaret Schu'tter, Robert Smith, James Stanton, Michael Stillman and Glen Tschetter. Armstrong — Sandra Corderman and Diane Hypes. Bancroft — Mary Clark, Richard Clark, William Diers, David Weber and Arthur Welp. Bode — Virgil Wagner. Burt — James Fries, Janet Angle and Edward Gannan. John Hage- family moved to Havelock, Iowa and in 1894, she was married to Theron Demaray. He preceded her in death in 1929. The couple lived in Colorado prior to his death and after tha time, she returned to Iowa to be with her mother at Terril. Sh was married to LeRoy McWhor ter on Nov. 29, 1933 there an* they operated a suburban gro eery store for a number of years. Survivors include one son, R. C. Demaray, Joplin, Mo. A daughter, Ruth, preceded -her in death in 1920. There is also a brother, Carl Gill, San Gabriel, Calif.; two grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are stepchil dren, Rowena, Mrs/Frank Ryerson, Burt; Ward McWhorter, of ed at Tall Paul's, Wagner's DX, Charlie's Supper Club, Larry's, Leona's Tap, Smoke Shop, Dairy Queen and the Holiday Station store.... The amounts 'of the checks Rogers, Ark. Many from here help out after Belmond tornado Forty-seven Algona and Garri gan high school boys were tak en to Belmond by school bus on Friday to help with the clean up work. Bus driver Marvin Meelhause picked up 23 at th high school and 24 at Garriga about 9 a.m. and they returnee here around 5 p.m. The youth helped clean up alleys and pick up merchandise from a drug store and tire shop. They were fed by the Red Gross at noon. A number ranged from $1 to $20. Mr. Strohman also is charged with cashing two bad checks using the name of Dale Oleson prior to that time, one of which was cashed at Tall 'aul's. The Strohmans along with sev- ral of their children were stopped near Davenport but she pul- .ed a gun from her purse and handed another ,to her husband, tt was reported. ; iThey .escaped from a highway,-.- -*• patrolman at that'pgint but .later, Mr. Strtohiman' juhiped^fram the car and fled into a'neai'by cornfield. Mrs. Strohman and chil- iren were taken into custody and • he was later found hiding in a ditch after about 25 officers surrounded a cornfield. • -3 Top dairy herds for month announced During the month of September, 793 cows were on the D.H.I.A. test and 479 on owner- sample test, according to John Ward, supervisor for the Dairy Herd Improvement Association No. 2. Herds making a rolling herd average of over 500 Ibs. for September were — Allen Loucks, of other Algona Elmore, Minn. — dorn. Fenton — Wayne Stoeber and Don Yager. units and persons have helped out at Belmond the past week. Algona housewife Lorain Smith snent two days last week at Belmond yn hftr own, one day working in a nurse's capacity and a second helping with chain saws she brought with her. Thirty-five ASC bin crewmen with trucks and tractor loaders started Monday helping with cleanup including a number from Kossuth county. They include Cletus Miller, Vernon Burns, Merlin Mertz, Robert Bra atz and Reinhard Lieb. Lakota — berl Becker land. Clare Barrett, Aland Gerald Heet- Ledyard, 501 Ibs.; Leander Mence, Swea City, 514 Ibs.; H & G Soderberg, Bancroft, 514 Ibs. and lements Brandenberg, Armstrong, 529 Ibs. Ten high cows reported were: H & G Soderberg, Bancroft, 305 days, 19,330 Ibs. milk, 713 Ibs. fat; Allen Loucks, Ledyard, 305 days, 15,590 Ibs. milk, 608 Ibs. fat; Leander Menke, Swea City, 305 days, 17,510 Ibs. milk, 634 Ibs. fat; Sidney Payne, Ledyard, 305 days, 14,900 Ibs. milk, 605 Ibs. fat; Gray Bros., Titonka, 305 days, 13,180 Ibs. milk, 570 Ibs. fat; Clements Brandenberg, 305 days, 17,660 Ibs. milk, 624 Ibs. fat; 305 days, 17,510 Ibs. milk, 595 Ibs. fat; Leander Menken, Swea City, 304 days, 16,480 Ibs. milk, 594 Ibs. fat; 305 days, 13,750 Ibs. milk, 583 Ibs. fat; H & G Soderberg, Bancroft, 267 days, 14,220 Ibs. milk, 577 Ibs. fat. Ledyard — Ommund Skaar. LuVerne — Paul Gilligan. Lone Rock — Eugene Radig. Swea City — Candace Elliott, Ronald Linde, Ronald Peterson, Betty Hanson, John Martin and Shirlie Smouse. Titonka — Carole Smidt, John Brandt, Earl Cushman and Dennis Rike. Eagle Grove player injured; hospitalized tration is at 1:00 p.m. Workshop j Wesley — John Ricke, Richard sessions are at 1:30. This is for f.U chairmen representing the 21 parishes of the Northeast Deanery. Mrs. Louis Nitchals, parish Yongewaard and Paul Pfei'fer. Whittemore — Norma Gengler, Michael Gross, Myron Kaut- .representatives for St. Cecelia's,! sch, Edward Maahs and Coletta is hostess for the workshop. ' Strait. Eagle Grove senior end Brauman, was taken to St. Ann hospital for observation after the game and remained there overnight. Me was to undergo x-ray* Saturday. His father and family doctor accompanied him to the hospital. Brauman was injured with about four minutes to pliy when he caught a third down pass on the Algoni 40-yard line. He came down out of bounds and landed on his back and lower neck. He lost consciousness. Side- line doctors gave him immediate aid and he began coming around after a short while. Brauman was carried, on a stretcher to Coach Howt ie Stephenson's station wagoi) and taken to St. Ann. It was reported he hid b*«n "knocked out" earlier this, *tt» son and the injury was thought to have kf«n to hit spi However, his condition wif ported is good it St. Ann urday morning and it Wit pected he would b* rtlti later in tht djy.

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