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Clftar Pictures — Mori News - Biggest Circulation ESTABLISHED 1865 Entered as second class matter at the postofficc at Aleona. Iowa (50511). Nov. 1, 1932. under Act of Congress of March 3. 1B19 AlOONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, MAY 19, 1966 22 Pages - 2 Sections VOL. 101 NO. 39 BY RUSS WALLER Perhaps you have noted the advertising message from Northwestern Bell with regard to obscene or annoying telephone calls of an anonymous nature, and what to do about them if they happen. As the company advises, the first thing to do is to hang up. But the company also has means, now, of tracing calls that continue to annoy or insult. There is a small device that can be locked into a phone where such calls are received, and the device is activated with each incoming call and instantly pinpoints the caller's number. From there on it is rapidly easy to backtrack on the caller and where the call came from. So - if you have something nasty to say, better not say it over the telephone more than once, anyway! * * * Incidentally, it isn't wise to send the same comments in the U. S. mail, either. We note where a Mason City man, in addition to paying his fine for overtime parking in the envelope provided, also put in a note of an obscene nature. This didn't go through the U. S. mail, but It still cost him $100 for disorderly conduct .... a meter maid road the message. * * * It used to be that county political conventions consisted of one of two approaches. If your party was in power, you pointed with pride; if it was out of power, you viewed with alarm. Now there are indications that county political conventions have to some degree at least forgotten the age-old partisanship and are taking an interest in improved government in general, without reference to a political party. This could be a most wholesome improvement, and could really . bring about more sensible, streamlined conduct of government on local levels. * * * Four, eight, twelve row planting at one time have been developments through recent years. . . . now comes a farmer who has figured out a way (reportedly in southern Minnesota) to plant 21 rows at a time .... might be all right, just so enough room is at least left'for making turns in the field .... we might be running out of room. * * *' Twenty years ago the graduating class from Algona high had 80 members, this year 104 .... an increase of approximately one a year .... there are 108 graduates at Garrigan high .... pictures of the local seniors will be found in this issue, sponsored by eight local manur facturing and business firms. * * * Casey Loss, as a member of the State Board of Regents, must have one of the most interesting jobs in the state. . .. overseeing state institutions. We note where the Regents recently had the problem of how to reduce the costs of a proposed 13-story men's dorm at State College of Iowa so that it came within the designated budget. The problem was solved by eliminating individual lavatories in the rooms .... and we guess it won't hurt the boys to walk a few steps down the corridors. * * * Francis Bunting, one of our better gardeners, has always felt that he could gauge weather so that in planting his vegetable garden it escaped late freezes , ... but not this year. His newly-planted tomato plants were nipped completely. We haven't heard from Earl Miller, another gardener, famous for his onions in particular. Stew McFadden, one of the best, ceased his vegetable* raising last year .... says the super market is so much easier! * * * Someone has said that the only person who listens to both sides of an argument is the woman next door. * * * Famous Last Line * Now, General Ky, what are you going to do next that we won't find out about until after you've done it ? Political Activity Up; Two More File Lone Rock Man In Race For Legislature RONALD H. COLLINS Ronald H. Collins, 49, a Lone Rock area farmer, announced this week that he is a candidate for the' Democratic nomination for State Representative from Kossuth County. It is his first try for an elective office. Mr. Collins farms in Union twp. and has been a Kossuth resident since 1948, on the same farm. He was born and educated at West Bend. His father died when he was a senior in high school and he immediately went to work on the family farm. In 1944 he moved to Livermore and farmed in that area for four years, then moving in 1948 to the farm he presently tenants. He was married in 1941 to Luella Gisch of Livermore, and the couple are parents of five children, Sharon, now Mrs. Eugene Poeckes of Hinton, la., Colleen, a Sentral graduate and now employed by Minnesota Mining in St. Paul, Charles, Terrence and Patricia, all Sen tral system students. He has served as Democratic committeeman from Union twp. and has been active in dairying organizations. He still milks some 45 to 50 cows. He was named as one of three on the federally - appointed creditor's committee following bankruptcy of the Algona Creamery, and has sei-ved with the Dairy Herd Improvement Ass'n. organization in Kossuth county. In 1964 he was named as one of four Iowa dairymen to go to Washington for contact work with congressmen by dairy organizations. The entry of Collins in the field will result in a primary race for nomination. Mancil Hurlburt of Swea City announced for the Democratic nomination several weeks ago, Area Men Are Commended For Their Actions Donald D. Jorgenson, Algona, and Omer Kunkel, Britt, received commendations this week from the Iowa State Dept. of Public Safety for acts at the scene of an accident Feb. U, 1966 on highway 18 east of Algona. The commendations were for outstanding service and aid at the scene of an accident. Jorgenson's auto was used to brace a wrecked car while he and Kunkel removed the driver of the vehicle, who was pinned underneath. The accident occurred near the Drive-In Theatre about midnight and John A. Johnson, 44, Mason City, was pinned under the auto's right rear wheel. He was taken to St. Ann hospital suffering from lacerations of face and leg. Slight Damage Damage , estimated at $185 resulted to autos driven by Donald R. Tiet?, 89, and Janice M. Neuroth, 31, both of Algona, when the latter backed into the other car on North Phillijs street at 7:30 p. m. Monday. Of the total damage, $175 was to the Tiet? ^0. The other driver was charged with failing to yield the right-of-way. Damage Case Was Slated To End Wednesday The jury hearing a damage case, Sanftner vs. Elbert, in district court here during the past week was slated to hear final arguments before attempting to reach a decision in the matter Wednesday. Judge Joseph Hand is presiding during the current term, which will continue until about May 28. There/ are several other matters slated for trial before the term ends. Floyd Newville Of Algona Dies Monday Floyd A. Newville, 84, lifelong resident of Algona, died Monday at University hospitals Iowa City, where he had been a patient since April 29. He had been in ill health for some time. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a. m. today (Thursday) in McCullough Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Walter Morz of the Presbyterian church officiating. Burial was at Riverview cemetery. Pallbearers were Larry Knoll, Marc Moore, Jim Kolp, M. L. VanderWaal, Bill Hilton and Ray Braun. Born here July 14, 1881, he was a son of John W. and Mary Jane Sheppard Newville. He was married to Grace B. Anderson, Feb. 10, 1902, and they observed their 64th wedding anniversary this year. He served as a constable here for many years until ill health forced him to retire. He is survived by his wife; a son, Darold, Port Edwards, Wise.; a granddaughter ; and a great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and two sisters. W, B. MacDonald - * • • u m Is Candidate, Farmer Critically ///, County Atty. s ^ ^ W. B. MacDONALD W. B. (Bing) MacDonald, Algona attorney with the Shumway Kelly & Fristedt law firm, today announced his candidacy for the office of County Attorney for Kossuth County on the Republican ticket. Mr. MacDonald was born,'in Chicago and grew up in the suburbs of Berwyn and Riverside. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University^ Oxford, Ohio, in 1960. His major was political science. ; Mr. MacDonald was graduated from Northwestern University's College of Law in Chicago' iri 1963. While in law school, he clerked in the trial division of a Chicago law firm. After graduation from Northwestern, he spent two years in the trial department of a Kansas City, Mo., law firm. In 1963, Mr. MacDonald married the former Molly Sullivan of Algona, daughter of Mrs. Wade Sullivan and the late postmaster. They have a daughter, Heather, born last September. Art Rosenmeyer JjJ 1 * Here r i ii u Wl " Honor Funeral Held, St. Benedict Arthur G. Rosenmeyer, 70, St. Benedict building contractor, died there Monday afternoon after a heart attack. Funeral servicrs will be held at 10 a. m. Friday inSt. Benedict Catholic church, with Fr. Nicholas Ruba officiating. Burial will follow at the parish cemetery, with Hamilton Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be Julius Seller, Richard Ferstl, Bud and Jack Kutschara and Clarence and Arnold Arndorfer. He was born Jan. 27, 1896 at St. Benedict, a son of John and Josephine Kraus Rosenmeyer. He was married to Mary Carroll Penton at St. Benedict June 28, 1944, and they have lived there since. .Besides his wife, survivors include nine children, Mildred (Mrs. Eugene Zittritsch), Mirie (Mrs. Monte Scobba) and Joan (Mrs. Charles Devine), Algona; Jean (Mrs. Robert Simons), Whittemore; Maxine (Mrs. Kenneth Mulligan), Banerpft; Ruth (Mrs. Bill West), Mason City; Lyle Penton, Fargo, N. D.; and Muriel (Mrs. Harris), Aurora, Colo.; seven brothers and sisters, Al, Benedict; Mrs Frances Miller, Des Moines; Sister M. DeSales, Milwaukee, Wise.; Viola (Mrs. Steussy), Calif.; and Levi, Frank and Ida (Mrs. Dorn), Canada. A son and a brother preceded him in death. A member of the Holy Name Society, a parish rosary will be said for him at 8 p. m. Thursday. One license Wedding license was issued to Clarence R. Harms and Cheryl j. Ostwald May 16. Local Teachers Algona public school teachers are having a number of parties before the close of the school year. Kay Misbach, whose resignation from the staff was announced recently, was honoree at a 6:30 dinner at Charlie's Supper Club Monday evening. Attending were 16 teachers who have taught here for a number of years. Friends of Mrs. Hazel Markovetz, who has also announced her resignation, entertained her at Van's Tuesday evening. Hattie Wilson, who is leaving the staff after many years of service, was honored at a 7:30 breakfast this morning (Thurs.) at tie Johnson House. Both Miss Wilson and Esther Quinby, who is also leaving the staff after many years of instructing, will be honored at an open house at the high school annex Sunday, under sponsorship of the Algona Educational Association. Miss Quinby will be honored at the high school next Monday. June 2, an 8:30 a. m. brunch will take place at the Bryant school. Honorees will be all of the teachers who are leaving. Later in the day, teachers at Lucia Wallace school will host the elementary and special education teachers at a noon luncheon at the Johnson House. Safety Check Algona JayCees will conduct a car safety check in front of the city hall here on Call street from 8 a. m, to 4 p. m. this Saturday. The check of autos will be conducted free of charge. Fire Call Algona firemen were called to the Bituminous Products Co. plant east of the Milwaukee depot here at 5:28 p. m. Tuesday when fire broke out in a tank car Lockjaw Sexton Man's Finger Sliver K _ ^^B m • Leads To virus SEXTON - Arnold Danielson,, who farms three miles west of Sexton, Is now in St. Mary's hospital at Rochester, Minn. In critical condition with tetanus. He became ill Friday morning and unable to get up with a stiff back and sore throat. Mr. Danielson was taken to Mason City by Mrs. Danielson's mother and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. Ole Frendahl of Algona. The Mason City doctor sent Mr. Danielson by plane to Rochester where he under treatment for the tetanus or "lockjaw." Mr. Danielson, 55, was listed in a critical condition this week at Rochester. The start of this tragic series of events was a small splinter in Mr. Danjelson's finger on Wednesday. This can only point out the necessity of tetanus shots for other farmers. The Danielson's son, Larry, has arrived home from service in Georgia and is with his father in Rochester as well as Mrs. Danielson. It has been arranged by the Red Cross for the son,Carl, in service in Germany, to come home as soon as he receives definite word of his father's condition. He was expected Tuesday or Wednesday. Monday morning a crew of neighbors arrived to complete field work at the Danielson farm, including disking, corn planting and plowing bean ground. Bill Becker of Farm Service provided gas while David Smith delivered the fertilizer. Men doing the field work were ' Mike Smith, Carrol Potter, Joe Divis, Julius Baas, Wilbur Zeigler, Earl Zeigler, Clyde Priebe, Robert and Delbert Sankey, Chester Albright, Steve Loss, Perry Lowamn, Glen Gabrielson, Al Erpelding, Bill Erpelding, Sylvester Dornbier, Herman Bleich, Dave Seller, Walter Pfeffer, Dean Grandgenett, and Melvin Engelbarts. The two groups of men and women helpers are pictured here in Upper Des Moines Fotos. Helping In the kitchen were Mrs. Ole Frendahl, Mrs. Al Erpelding, Mrs. Earl Zeigler, Mrs. Melvin Engelfc^rts, Mrs. Dale Briggs, Mrs. Steve Loss, Mrs. Clyde Priebe, Mrs. Herman Bleich, Mrs. Elizabeth Seller, Mrs. Art Hix, Mrs. Robert Sankey, Mrs. Perry Lowman and Janice Danielson. Food for the dinner was furnished by neighborhood women. Commencement At Algona High On May 31 Commencement for 104 seniors of the Algona high school will be held Tuesday night, May 31, at 8 p. m., at the new high school stadium, providing the weatherman cooperates. If it does not, graduation will take place in the high school auditorium. Speaker for the event will be Dr. Glenn Leggett, president of Grinnell College. Dr. Leggett will also address a joint luncheon of the three Algona service clubs at the Algona Country Club the following noon, Wednesday, June 1. Dr. Leggett was appointed president at Grinnell on July 12,1965, and assumed his duties Sept. 1. Prior to coming to Grinnell, he had served as provost at the University of Washington at Seattle. Baccalaureate will be held Sunday evening, May 29, at 8 p. m., with Rev. Frank Harcey of the First Congregational church in Algona as guest speaker. Other events on the May calendar for Algona high school include : May 24 - High School Awards Assembly at 9 p. m. The general public is invited to the balcony of the auditorium for this event. Included in the assembly will be announcements of all awards for miscellaneous student activities in the junior- senior high school. There will be no classes in any grades on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, with the final day of regular classes to be on Wednesday, June 1. Dismissal that day will be at 2 p. m. Pupils will return to classes for a short time between 2 and 3 p. m. on June 2 for their final grades and other instructions. Teachers will make their final reports on June 3. Legion Leader Commencement Speaker, G.H.S. Cov. Day Set Mayor Bill Finn announced Tuesday that Governor's Day, an annual event here, will be held June 14 a* the Algona Country Club. More complete plans for the event will be announced later. Gov. Harold Hughes indicated Tuesday he would be able to attend. DONALD JOHNSON 4 Garrigan high school will present Diplomas of Graduation to 108 Seniors in the 7th graduation ceremony to be held in the Garrigan Auditorium Sunday, May 29, at 2:30 p. m. The valedictory address will be given by Kathryn Besch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Besch. Presentation of academic awards, citizenship awards and scholarships will be a part of the ceremony. Donald Johnson of West Branch, la., past National Commander of the American Legion, will address the graduates. Skip Day is May 20, Award Day is May 23, and Graduation is Miy 29. Loaded Gun In Car Results In $100 Fine A Kamrar man, Harold G, Hassebrock, vus fined $100 and costs on a charge of carrying a loaded gun in big car in Mayor Bill Finn's court here this week, other mayor's court cases to* eluded; Gregory R, £ook, AJ» gona, $10, speeding; Capitola v. Strayer, Algona, $10, stop sign; George Jergens, Algona^ $$, no operator's license; David A, Camp, Algona, $5, following too closely; and William mann, Algona, $5.

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