Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on October 27, 1966 · Page 1
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ADVANCE ALMANAC WEDDING PERMITS David Cushman, Marsha Krominga, both Spirit Lake; Marvin Qstwald, Whittemore, Arlene Kooker, Emmetsburg. ST. ANN BIRTHS Ott, 20 — Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bell, Algona, boy, 8 Ib. 4% oz. Oct. 21 — Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Metzger, West Bend, girl, 8 Ib. 6 oz.; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Baas, Whittemore, boy, 7 Ib. 6 oz. BUILDING PERMITS Wally Hill, enclose porch; Ben nie Wibben, new home at 212 N Lowe street ($15,000 estimated cost); Dick St. John, porch; Ber tha Fommer, reshingle roof; Jack Limbaugh, new garage; Russ Cook, repair sidewalk. ALGONA WEATHER H Oct. 19 54 Oct. 20 66 Oct. 21 64 Oct. 22 62 Oct. 23 58 Oct. 24 56 Oct. 25 66 Oct. 26 _— FARM AUCTIONS L 29 30 43 38 30 29 25 28 Alaona Ho^uth County •••MMIHMB^ ' ' ' . ••....-... 6ht«f«d f« Weortd ilosi (flatter, 0*. t t I9pl. at AUarta. lo*d< oo*f6f«lees^rxl*r A6f*M CorwteM March 8 18*9 VOL, 64-NO, 14 THURSDAY, OCT. 27; IfM — ALOONA, IOWA 14 *A*I* L IN TWO SlCTlONS Bond issue to be $1,500 Tr. Nov. 10 — Kenneth Richards complete closing out sale, at farm located one-half mile north, 2 east and one-half mile north of Lone Rock. Lyle Benseri, Ringsted, and Ronald Peck, Algona, auctioneers. Full sale details in Advance soon. Nov. 12 — E. J. "Jiggs" Kol lasch Grocery Store and Station sale, located eight miles south of Algona. Ronald Peck and Lyle Bensen, auctioneers. Full sale details in Advance soon. ST. ANN HOSPITAL Oct. 20 — Marion Hyink, Whit- tomore, medical; Arlene Chris tertren, Algona, medical; Wefos- tnr Gillcspi'e, Algona, medical Joseph Collins, Livermore, medical; Mrs. Jean Elbsrt, Burt, surgery. Oct. 21 — Fannie Albright, Algona, fracture, transferred to Ma- so.i City; Bonnie Strayer, Algona, medical; Harold Hutchins, Algon>a, medical; Joseph Wollner, Bancroft, fracture; Wm. Braumann, E:igl3 Grove, football injury. Oct. 22 — Lula Evans, Algona, medical; Susie Walker, Algona, medical; Gary Nelson, Algona, Bancroft man injured when car hits tractor A Bancroft man was injured n a car-tractor accident early Tuesday morning one mile north and two east o f . Feraton at'about 7:45 a.m. He was Eugene R. Gardner, 24, who suffered knee injuries and lead lacerations. He was treated by a Bancroft doctor. Gardner's car and a tractor op- rated by Darrell R. Berkland, Fenton, collided when the tractor was pulling into a farm lane in front of the oncoming Gardner car. Berkland was charged with failing to yield the right-of-way while turning left. His tractor had about $50 in damage while the Gardner 1960 model car was a total loss. After the car struck the tractor, the machine went into reverse ant stuck, traveling several hundred feet backwards before ending up in the ditch. THE SHERIFF'S office also checked an accident Monday at about 8 p.m. two miles east of Whittamore on a blacktop road. A car driven by Carroll Schmeling, Ralston, Neb., was going west on the blacktop w'hen several horses came out of the ditch. He lost control, struck a "no passing" sign and then tipped ov- Baby Russell Rusch, accident. Oct. 23 Whittemore, medical; Mrs. Augusta Beitz, Algona, medical. Oct. 24 — Barbara Thilges, Algona, medical; Edna Harr, Algona, fracture. Oct. 25 — Mrs. Clarice Kresensky, Algona, medical; Mrs. Beverly Householder, Algona, medi cal; Mrs. Welda Harms, Burt medical; Delmar Clopton, Algona, medical; John Putnam, Algo na, football injury. NEW CARS AND TRUCKS Bode man hurl in Monday crash A Bode man, Ted Wagner, 70, vas injured Monday afternoon about 5:45 p.m. when his tractor and a truck driven by Ernest ales, 66, also of Bode, collided Vfe miles north of Livermore on a Humboldt county gravel road. Mr. Wagner's condition was reported as good. Humboldt county sheriff Marv Anderson reported both vehicles came over the center line and the point of impact was exactly in the center of the road. Gales was not injured and no charges were filed. Services held at Fenton for Mrs. John Fuhr Fenton — Funeral service's were held Wednesday at St. John's Lutheran church in Fenton for Mrs. Alvina Helgens Fuhr, 67. Mrs. Fuhr died Sat- irdiay, Oct. 22, at the hospital in D:ithsrvillc alter being in poor Health for several months. Ray. officiated with burial in ;he cihurch . cemetery. Thomas Funeral Horns of Fenton was in chargs of arrangements. Pallbearers 'war3 Gene and John Wegener, Lloyd and -Gilbert Help in Be/mono/ clean-up J Delay vote until after first of year er in the ditch, causing about >125 damage to the car. He was not injured. A 'tmrd accident was reported ,o the sheriff's office. It occur•ed near Lakota last Thursday about 7:20 p.m. and .involved a tractor pulling a combine operated byvRiehard- and a .car.'driven by James Mey- sring, Buffalo Center. Heyes reported the driver'of Ihe car failed to see the combine equipment to the rear of his tractor and struck it from behind causing about $180 to the Meyer ing car and $45 to the combine Bk'Ckwann, Walter Pert! and Robert. Krause. Mrs. Fuhr was born January 5, 1899 in Fenton township. She was married April 8, 1931, to John Fuhr, Fenton. They lived in Fenton and operated a restaurant here for several years until'retiremeriit; Mr?-Fuhr died last year. Mrs. Fuhr is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Frank Thilgeis (Helen), and Mrs. Arnold Laabs, (Rose Mary), both of Fenton. There are seven grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister, Mrs. Vernona Nielsen, Algona. A BUSLOAD of Algona and Garrigan high school boys traveled to Belmond last Friday to help with the cleanup work at the tornado scene. The picture above shows the Algouva higH school participants, 23 in alii while the picture below shows the 24 boys of Garrigan who die- voted their day to helping in the cleanup. Algona high school boys are shown, left to right, Dave Beisell, Allen Aldrich, Jack Waller, Gary Gade, David Reilly, John Hedlund, Wayne Taylor,. Randy Handel, Russ Bird, Steve Jenkins, Dick ..Peterson, Vernon Cole, Denny Peterson, M 'MlssalrT'bin Gatton, Kenriy"M3p:< shall, L:s Eriggs, Norman Roa- bsr, Bruce Bennett, Mark Snyder, David Bilyeu, Max Laird, Jay 'Geving and bus driver M. Meehlhause. At 69-shoots 37! Herman Dreesman of Aigona took up golf about four years ago at the retirement age oi 65. He's taken to the sport like a duck to water and has been shooting in the low 40's at the North Kossuth Golf Course at Bancroft. Last week, at the age of 69, he shot a 37 — two over par — and his best game ever! North Central Pub. Serv. Co., Algona, CMC p/u; 'Dale Lemont or Ruth N. Blair, Swea City, Chev. trk.; Donald Gene Budlong, Titonka, Chev. p/u; John S. Johannesen, Lone Rock, GMC trk.; Roy Everett Hinz, Buffalo Center, Ford p/u; .Leonard Mino, Swea City - Armstrong, Ford trk.; Irvin L. or Lillian L. Smith, Chev. p/u; Burt Co-op. Elevator Co., Burt, Int'l. p/u; Richard Thomas Kollasch, Whittemore, Chev.; Herbert Frank & Patricia Lea Hensley, Algona, Ford; Ottie Brandt, Ledyard, Chev.; Elmer Leroy or Margaret Evelyn Franks, Swea City, Rambler; Paul E. Inman, Bancroft, Dodge; Eugene F. Fitzgerald, Armstrong, Dodge North Iowa Sewing Machine Co. Algona, Buick (2); Frank Gustaf Nitz, Ledyard, Buick; Percy P Gearen, Algona, Pont.; Francis Jos. Berte, Bode, Chrysler. Marvin Levi or Dorothy Juliana VanderWaal, Algona, Chev.; Derald Duane Nauman, Elmore, Merc,; Russell Charles or Elaine H. Stenzel, Elmore, Ford; Dorothy Hansell Laird, Algona, Dodge; St. Michael's Parish, Whittemore, Plym.; Melvin Eugene or Alberta Elaine Busch, Ledyard, Buick; Lowell P. Larson, Swea City, Chev.; Alfred Peter Reding, Bode, Dodge; Bruno or Frances Bruns, Titonka, Dodge; Harvey Alfred or Ppro* thy Elcra Graham, Algona, PJym,; AUton E. Anderson, Lakota, Ford; Mary Rita Derner, Whittemore, Ohev.; Louis Leon Gaedke, Jr., Ledyard, Chev.; Alvin Carl Busch, Ledyard, Chev.; Ratherine Gilmore, Algona, Merc.; G§r- rigan High School, Algona, Chev. BROTHER DIES DeVere C. Keister of Elmore, Minn, and brother of Mrs. H. D. Mussman of Lakota, died a week ago Monday at Rochester, Minn, and services were held for him at Elmore last Thursday. West Bend queen Phone company at Lone Rock plans cable Lone Rock — Telephone subscribers at Lone Rock met Tuesday night to consider a proposal for expansion and modernization of the local company. The proposal calls for buried cable for storm proof lines which would also permit direct distance dialing if approved later. There would be extra circuits to Fenton, and other improvements. A tentative rate proposal included a rural phone increase of $1.35 a month and a town rate increase of 45 cents. This would make the rate for the town and rural equal. Most of the project is estimated at $248,000 of which $215,000 would have to be borrowed from the R. E. A. County Board okays 5-county college plan The Kossuth county board of education Tuesday night voted to approve the proposal for a Community college in the Kossuth, Palo Alto, Emmet, Clay and Dickinson areas. The board met following a public meeting attended by some 75 people. The approved plan calls for the administrative center of the district to ba at Estherville. The Esthea-ville and Emmetsburg junior college set-ups will be made available to the new area with ths area purchasing the real estate and equipment. Vocational schools will be set up according to need. The state department -refused a prior re- The plan has been approved by the county boards of the five :ounties affected. Honors to five Bancroft students Bancroft — Five Bancroft students were honored at the freshman academic capping at Briar Cliff college in Sioux City Oct 23. They were Linda Accurso daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. C Accurso; Diana Crowley, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Crow JSst to srt toe rttes^ AVna ^ Jr ; ; Adene Heldorfer, daugh and Spsncer. It is aniticipdteJ 1 that this will bs the final situ- HAPPINESS IS being a band festival queen and West Bend's Kathy Frieden displays all the emotions after her selection as queen of the 10th annual Northwest Iowa Band Festival at Estherville Saturday. Twenty-six bands from Iowa and Minnesota attended the event, which was postponed a week because of an early morning snow on Oct. 15. Miss Frieden is the 17-year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Frieden of rural West Bend. Marcia Strauss of Emmt-liibm-g was runueruj?. Ringstad district will elect one member. are 258 phone subscrib-; . ,. . - ,, ... , ers and ballots and letters willi™ 1 allocate the vocational D3 K-'.iit soon lor a vote. schools. The Community college will Aif* * I L t ' have a board of seven members. OftiCtai tlUfl in They are elected by areas which are composed of school districts. football game The Alg ,? na> , Bufrt and LuVe , rne IWWIVMI* £)*«••• v area will elect one member, It's not unusual to see a > ij nd the north Kossuth area plus football player helped off the held by his Teammates but like the "man bites dog" story, it is unusual to sse a football official helped off the field by his cohorts. This happaned to Jon Putnam, Algona, Tuesday night. While working the Em- matsburg-Algona freshman game, he suffered a leg injury and was practically carried from the field. He was later treated at St. Ann hospital. FRESHMEN WIN 14-0 The Algoaa high school freshmen- defeated Emmetsburg on Tuesday night here, 14-0 for their second win in two games this season. The Bullpups scor ed both their touchdowns in the final quarter with Duane Hunt getting both markers. He ran four yards for one and then returned an intercepted pass foi a 45-yard touchdown. Algerian's school hit by fire William Devine, former Algon n, now superintendent of Prim gliar schools, is investigating ire which heavily damaged the ugh school Tuesday. Damage vas estimated at $250,000. The )uilding was brand new and rea dy for occupancy. A report yes terday said a suspect had beer arrested. It was believed the are started by a torch he wa using in a burglary attempt. DIVORCE GRANTED A divorce was granted Beverl Ko3pke from Darwin H. Koenke Burt, in district court Monday The bend issue election for school improvements including • a new high school for the Al jona Community School District las been postponed from Dec 3 until late January or earfy February, it was announced Monday night a,t .-the'regular meeting of the Board of Educa^ tion. , ' At the same time, it was announced that the issue will b» approximately $1^500,000 in estimated site for the building expansions. Included will be an addition to the Bertha Godfrey elementary school, remodeling of the pres- amt high school for grades 6-7-8, and building of; a, new 'four-year high school for grades 9-12 ait the site purchased about 10 years ago near the present athletic field.' •".'.': '..: ..'„„,.„..,:..-.' Reason for the delay in the vote on the bond issue was that more time is needed to formulate final plans and prepare the presentation to the public. \ A Citizen's Advisory Committee of about 35 Algona residents has been working with the Board in recent months and will continue to do so in the coming months before the 'election. The Board also discussed with representatives of the Algona Education Association the possi- le adoption of a schedule of roup employee insurance for all school employees for 1967-68. ?he teachers' ' group is to make urther.proposals at a.later meeit- ng. The, lastiJjeneral assembly .-..P. ?.:• if-'-Y , -•-v^: 1 '.^°vii-v..,-^-..'-.3.W-\" " >.. ^*^made such - insurance possible. Several ,J[owa schccl., districts nave ;such a program in the current year. , > - ' John Claude, successor to John Hayes, was sworn in as a new member of the Board. Mr. laude is manager of Northwestern Bell Telehone Co. The Board also approved preliminary plans for the adult education program for the current season, Mr. Frank Erusie as director. Enrollment of over 600 is anticipated, including the Farmers' Evening School conducted by Mrs. George Sefrit, starting December 12. Fenton school choir has TV dale Fenton — The Sentral high school choir, under the direction of Kenly Zwiefel, has accepted an invitation to appear in the series of Christmas music pro- Custody of three children was I grams by KEYC-TV, Mankato. given to Mrs. Koepke. They will appear at 3:30 Dec. 23. Two ore injured ter of Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Hel dorfer: Tom Murray, son of Mr and Mrs.- J. D. Murray; and Al Vaske, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Vaske. Career Gay at 3 Lakota — A Career Day will be held in the Lakota Consolidated School on Thursday, Nov. Emmet county has a membsr I 3, and all schools in Kossuth as do'2'3 Dickinisoa. Clay and Palu: .-ounty and tho.-e in the State Alto have one member each , i..jne Conference will be attend- plus a part of each county in a ing. Grade stud«nts at Lakota new district with one member.' will have no school that clay. A. M. Quintard said there is j The event helps students deter- some stats money available to 'get the show on the road". The new beard can not adopt a budget before next July and tax money would not be available until January of 1968. First steps include the hiring of an administrator and setting up the office at Estherville, f'ol- mine what field of work their interests are in. Bancroft man's brother "critical" Bancroft William Scott, lowed by the assimilation of the Arlington, Minn, attorney and Estherville and junior colleges. Emmetsburg brother of Jack Schemmel of' ! Bancroft, was critically injured The state board is meeting today and tomorrow. It is expected the plan will be approved as now changes were made following the recommendations of the in a two-car crash in Minnesota last Thursday night. A St. Louis Park, Minn, woman was killed in the crash and Mr. Scott was unconscious and in critical con- state board on a plan last Au- j dition at a University hospital in gust. Minneapolis. TWO ALGONA young people were injured Saturday afternoon when the car pictured above went off the McGregor street blacktop one mile west of Algona aad landed in the ditch. The car, a 1952 Buick, was a total loss. Injured were the driver, Gary Nelson, 16, and a companion, 18-year old Martha Pendergast. He sustained lacerations and bruises and she had a crushed elbow plus cuts and. bruises. Both were taken to St. Ann hospital for treatment and she was later transferred to a Mason City hospital. Nelson was traveling east and came over a hill crest just west of town. A slow-moving tractor puUing a wagon, was just ahead of the Nelson machine and a car was also following the farm units. Nelson was unable to stop in time aad thfc m#F chine went off the road and into'the deep ditch. Sheriff. Raiftb,, Linclhorst and patrolman Charles Bird investigated. ' '\

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