Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on November 17, 1966 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, November 17, 1966
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Stabe Historical ALMANAC WEDOINQ PERMITS < Dennis Sill, LuVerne, Beverly Besch, Whittemorej JoAnn Ackerman, Fort Dodge, Dale Scharn, Lytton; Dean Willrett, Karen Alt, both Algona. ; - MAYOR'S COURT Marvin Lallier, Algona, failing to yield right-of-way, $10; Patricia L. Metzen, Algona, improper backing, $10; Paul Blumer, Lu- Verne, failing to stop at stop sign, 910. ST. ANN BIRTHS Nov. 12 — Mr. and Mrs. Larry Schneider, Bancroft, girl, 6 Ib 15Vfe oz. ' Nov. 14 — Mr. and Mrs. Steve George, Algona, boy, 6 Ib. 5% oz.; Mr. and Mrs.. Ervin Wiltgen Algonia, girl, 8 Ib. 9Ms oz.; Mr and Mrs. Charles Johnson, Algona, girl, 8Ib 7 oz. ALGONA WEATHER Alaona H<muth County ttH ^ HMMHH ^ H • >HHHHBH g^g| H>B ll H B H H M ^BHMHHHBI^nMMHHIMB^ [mm M Mttrtd VOL. 44-NO. 90 m*fWr, Dee. », »*OI. •» Ataa«ML ( (MM. «wMte« utebf Act 6f Conofwj Marcn I, 1879 THUMDAY, NOV. 17, 1*6 - ALOONA, IOWA JO FACES IN 3 SECTIONS • " ' ' s ' * •* I t ' *• 1 ^^^MM ' : •• ' ' JB ' '• fl "' '• i - 1 ' l '- i " Three die from car-truck eras High Low Nov. 9 32 23 Nov. 10 37 11 Nov. 11 34 29 Nov. 12 ______ 32 —2 Nov. 13 47 24 Nov. 14 46 18 Nov. 15 62 32 Nov. 16 — 33 Snow .03 NEW COURT CASES Security State Bank vs. Bronson Bldg. Service, C. R. Bronson and Corean Bronson, note, $4,143.51; W. C. Irelan Executor Estate of Mabel M. Irelan vs. Rob ert Edward Will, Ardella Minnie Will and Earl Will, damages, $76,736.60; W. C. Irelan vs. Robert E. Will, Ardella M. Will and Earl Will, damages, $83,541.28. BUILDING PERMITS Lloyd Bohannon, reshingle house; Larry Reefer, move tool shed; Bowman Builders, duplex at 1308 -1314 East Call, $22,000 estimated cost; Kossuth Oil Co. ground sign; Ben Wibben, house 541.28. at 610 North Lantry, $22,000 es timated cost; Mrsi Helen Kloos ter, reshingle; Louis Ferstl, de molish corn crib and construct garage; E. M. Wise, Corwith, fin ish basement house, $9,000 esti mated cost. NEW CARS AND TRUCKS Algona Impi.1Co.,"Aigona, int'i. p/u; Clarence Alva Smith, Bode, Ford p/u; John & Ida Retsdorfer, Lakota, Mere.;. John Johnson, Lakota, Merc.; Dr. Thohias Jos. Lensing, Whittemore, Ohev.; John A. or Florence Peterson, Swea City, Rambler; James Robert Meurer, Wesley, Chev.; Lester Merrill James, Algona, Plym.; Evert Walter Vigdal, Algona, Plym.; Loretta E. Lichter, Burt, Olds; George Herman or Clara Katherine Bruellman, West Bend, Pont.; David Edward Lynch, Lone Rock, Pont.; Boyd Edward or Rosann Linda Shipler, Burt, Chev.; Dean Franklin Koob, M. D., Algona, Chev.; Roy Alvin or Darlene 'Faye Peterson, Fenton, Chrysler; Walter Wm. Jentz, of Fenton, Chev.; Druggist Mutual Ins. Co., Algona, Ford; Diamond's of Algona, Plym. ST. ANN HOSPITAL Nov. 9 — Mrs. Frances Cinik Algona, medical; Gerald Christy Des Moines, fracture, Nov. 11 — Ralph Elbert, Algona, medical. Nov. 12 — Francis Froelich Algona, medical. Nov. 13 — Mrs. James Kelley, Algona, surgery; Roland Ciucyk, Fort Dodge, expired; Krista Ciucyk, Fort Dodge, accident; Warner Ciucyk, Fort Dodge, accident; Susie Ciucyk, Fort Dodge, accident; Dale Nelson, Otho, accident; Louis Pudding, Algona, medical. Nov. 14 — Cora Fleming, of Whittemore, medical; Roy Adams, Algona,' medical; Rose '160,277 asked in two damage cases in court Two damage suits for a total of $160,277.88 were filed in district court by W.C. Irelan against Robert E., Ardeiia M. and Earl Will. The cases come from an acci dent last June 21 when the Ire an oar, according to the petition was struck broadside by a car owned by the Robert Wills and driven by their son Earl at the ntersection of 169 and 222. The intersection of 169 is with the highway that rims from Jode to Ldvermore. Mrs. Irelan died of injuries in the crash and Mr. Irelan was hospitalized for some time with injuries. In one case Mr. Irelan is ask ing for $76,736.60 in damages for the estate of Mrs. Irelan. He asks $75,000 permanent dam ages, plus personal items lost in tine wreck of $347.50 and interest on funeral expenses for her lit expectacy of $1389.10. In the second case Mr. Irelan asks damages to himself of $75,000 permanent, plus hospital and'medical expenses of $4,414.78, loss of car $3600, and loss of personal items in the crash of $526.50 for a total of $83,- Ribbon - cuff ing (or Swanson s Family heading for Bancroft to visit friends A Fort Dor'tfe father and son were killed a'iTd four other members of the family were injured 1 I I 11 M II l 11 11111 Ml II1"! Fangman, Droessler write-in winners for Bancroft posts Bancroft — Wi Dfoess- ier, co-partner in the Droessler Market and Locker here, was elected Justice of the Peace at Bancroft in the Nov. 8 election. All votes were on a write-in basis and he received 25. Others to receive votes were N. J. Nem mers three and one each for Al Menke, Kenneth Mulligan, Rol land Peymann, Art Long, Char les Quinn, Ralph Cayler, Mike Hoffmann and Joe Helinski. Walter Fangman was a write- in winner for Constable with 20 votes while 20 other names also received at least one vote. Pres ent Justice of the 'NemmeriJ did not election. Peace N. J file for re RIBBON-CUTTING for the new Swanson store in Algona was held Monday morning as the firm opened Its doors for business for the first time. Mayor Bill Finn is shown in center doing the clipping. Manager Jerry, Benson and his wife are shown at far left. Bob Swanson, son of owner Al Swanson is fourth ifrorii left. Also shown is Ted Chrischilles, president of the Algona Chamber of Commerce, shaking hands with owner Al Swanson at right with Algona Industrial Development president Bill Conn in back between the two men. • > • ' Exclusive Advance Photo by Bruce Ritchie. Harms, Algona, medical; Mary Kain, Algona, medical; Mrs. Marvin Tripp, Algona, medical; Patricia Dougherty, Algona, medical; Mrs. Lawrence Schiltz, Bode, medical; Thomas Eischen, Algona, medical; Mrs. Roberta Miller, Algona, surgery. Nov. 15 — Mrs. Raymond Spencer, Algona, medical; Russell Slevin, Algona, medical. Nov. 16 — Edna Kollasch, Ledyard, medical. FARM AUCTIONS Jurors named for November ... ' \ term of court jurors were drawn last week for . the..jterni pf : court ^whjcili opens here next week. -The 1 first, week of the term is taken up with non-jury cases, hence the jurors are not to report until Monday, Nov. 28, at 10 a.m. The jury list follows: Clarence Aitcheson, Corwith; Agnes Anliker, Whittemore; Arlie Ban wart, West Bend; Nick Behrends, Lakota; Kenneth Bol linger, Fenton. . Wayne Bollinger, Lone Rock; Ralph Carlson, Burt; Dorothy Christ, Lakota; Carol Gotten, Al gona; Sharon Cowani Algona. Edna Eden, Titonka; Bertha Eichhorn, Elmqre; Leona Ferstl Algona; Virginia Fuchsen, West Bend; Elizabeth Granzow, Al ;ona. Mildred Haupert, Burt; Dor othy Jensen, Bancroft; Dori Johns, LuVerne; Homer Kline, Algona; Amanda Kohlhaas, Irv- Nov. 18—Edward Godfredson complete closing out sale, at farm located 4 miles north, Vfe mile west and Vz -mile north of Bancroft. Sale includes three tractors and lots of good ma- (Continued on Page 6) Study building new Sentral high addition Lone Rock — The Sentral school board is naming a committee to look into the prospect of building an addition to the present high school building. The committee which will study the prospect will work-directly with the board, and will be 15 to 20 members representing tjhe entire Sentral district of 139 sections. Tentative plans are to build a new shop, using tihe present shop for a band and vocal room. The classroom used aj; present for industrial arts would be used for an art room, and the present vocal room used as a needed class room. The estimated cost of this addition is $60,000. After study of New school bond vote set for January 30 ington. Donald Leigh, Irvington; Lil- the committee will take necessary procedures to bring it to a vote. It is hoped that the committee members can be contacted and have their first meeting with the board during the week of Nov. 28. At the board meeting Nov. 14 it was found necessary to raise the price of school lunches throughout the entire school system, beginnHig Nov. 28. The cost the prospect ian Levy, Algona; Wanda Link, Swea City; William Ludwig, Algona; George Merrill, Bancroft. Leonard McGuire,' Bode; Marvin Origer, Bode; Maxine Osborn, Fenton; Rrlene Owens, Algona; Shirley Patterson, Swea City. Merlyn Pergande, LuVerne; Eugene Peterson, Armstrong; Cliff Richardson, LuVerne; Wilma Roeber, Whittemore; Thelma Schmidt, Titonka. Thees Schnakenberg, Lu Verne; Arlene Simon, Algona; Robert Simons, Whittemore; Floyd Sill, Burt; Joseph Skow Wesley. Doris Smith, Swea City; Neva Steven, Algona; Carl John Thomann, West Bend; C. P. Todd Bancroft; Yula Mae Voss, Lu Verne. Esther Walters, Whittemore Harold Warner, Ledyard; Henry Wilberg, Fenton; Oral Wohnke Jancroft; I. E. Wortman, Lakota At their regular monthly meet-1 ng. Monday night the Board of Education 01 the\ Algona Community School District) set a ten- t®tl^,.daie-:oi^J^^^ election of tlie proposed bond-issue of $1,500,000. ; l| Petitions will be circulated calling for the election within the next three weeks. The proposal will be to finance the construction and equipping of a new 4-year high school at the new site, minor remodeling of the present high school building for grades 6-7-8, additions to the present elementary Bertha Godfred building, grades Kg-5. The Board also authorized the study of possible use of shared time facilities by which interested Cardigan students might take selecteu courses in Algona high school which are not presently included in the Garrigan curriculum. These programs are to be a- ailable free to any student who ives in the Algona Community School District, upon pro-rata tu- tion basis for any" non-resident mpils. Plans were made to hold an election Dec, 29 to select a mem >er of the Board for the new Area III Vocational - Technical School and Community College, involving the five counties: Kossuth, Emmet, Dickinson, Palo Alto, Clay. One district will include the areas presently in the Burt, Lu- Verne and Algona Community School Districts. One board member will be selected,for this district on Dec. 29. of the school will now be up 5c per lunch. Kindergarten through sixth grades will be $6 per month. Seventh grade through 12th will be $7 per month effective Nov. 28. This is a necessary action on the pan of the board to meet the cost of the lunches. Boy chokes on some popcorn The Algona emergency truck was called to the Phil Eischen farm 4% miles west of Algona about 7:30 p.m. Monday night when the 13-year old son, Tom, began choking and could not get his breath. Patrolman Tom Cogdall and Dr. Dan Bray also were called but the mother had partially restored his breathing by pressing a spoon on his tongue. It is believed he choked on some popcorn. Apparently, the youth suffered no ill effects Ex-Bancroft couple's son killed in crash Bancroft — The son of a former Bancroft couple, Robert Hoeck. 19, was killed in an auto accident while serving with the navy in South Carolina, it was learned here recently. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hoeck. The mother is the former Rosie Doocy, who wa employed at the Art Renger tiome years ago. The family now lives at Mont Clair, Calif., anc survivors include two daughters and one son. EARLY PAPER Because of ttie Thanksgivin holiday, the Advance will prin Tuesday night next week instead of Wednesday noon so that delivery can be made before the Thanksgiving day. All corres- pandents are asked to nave their copy in a day earlier than usual. Peter Besch, 84 of Algona, here Sunday Funeral services for Peter Besch, 84 of Algona, were held Wednesday morning at St. Cecelia's Catholic church in Algona. Msgr. P. P. Gearen officiated and burial was in Calvary cemetery with the Hamilton funeral home in charge of arrangements. Mr. Besch died at his Algona home sometime Sunday. A neighbor/not seeing a light in the house in the evening, investigated and found Mr. Besch's body. Serving as pallbearers were six grandsons: Edward Cruise, Don Sabin, Francis, Peter and Don Besch and Jerry Kliegl. He was born April 10, 1882 at Whittemore, the son of John and Mary Besch. He farmed for many years in the area and was a lifetime Kossuth county resident. Mr. Besch moved to Algo- i in 1942. He was married to Mary Hilbert on June 24, 1905 at Whitte- nore. She preceded him in death on Dec. 20, 1945. Four children survive. They are Anna, Mrs. Vincent Cruise, Wesley; Matt Besch, LuVerne; Susan, Mrs. Roy Kliegl, Whittemore; and Rosella, Mrs. Kenneth Sabin, Kanawha. One daughter, Mrs. Leona Bleich of Wesley, preceded her father in death. There is a sister, Ann, Mrs. John Mersch of Eagl^ Qrove, 21 grandchildren and *17 great-grandchildren. Marcia Arends to write news for the Advance now MOTHER DIES The third daath from Sunday's tragic crash south of Algona took the life of a Fort Dodge mother, Berta Ciucyk, 33. Previously, her husband and 12-year old son had died from injuries in the crash. The other three children are still patients at St. Ann hospital. •M-l'l I'I'H-H-H"H"H"H'H I.I.H in a car-truck crash on a clear stretch of pavement south of Algona on highway 169 Sunday afternoon about 2:20 p.m. Peter Ciucyk, 40 of Fort Dodge, was instantly killed •in the crash. A son, Roland, age 12, died about 10 hours after the crash at St. Ann hospital of internal injuries and shock.. His father died of a fractured skull and a crushed chest. Other members of the family injured were: Berta M. Ciucyk, 33, who was taken to St. Ann hospital and then transferred to Mercy hospital at Fort Dodge,, where she underwent emergency surgery Sunday. She sustained shock, internal injuries and severe lacerations of the left leg. Her condition was listed as "seri bus." . ". . dition at St. Ann hospital were Werner, 10; Krista, 8; and -Susie 4, all Ciucyk children. They sus tained shock and internal injur •ies as well as lacerations. DRIVER OF the truck wa Dale Nelson, 27 of Otho. He sus tained a contusion of the lef knee and remained in St. Ann hospital overnight. Investigating officer Tom Cogdall of the Iowa Highway Patrol and Kossuth deputy sheriff Don Wood, said it appeared Ciucyk, who was traveling north, crossed the center line of the highway and crashed nearly head-on into the southbound truck, which tried to avoid the crash. The truck was a huge Mack pulling a trailer and was owned by Francis Mallinger of Otho. It was traveling about 50 miles per hour while the Ciucyk car was estimated to have been traveling . THE CAR AND truck involvedin Sunday's crash south of Algona that took three lives are shown: abpyejafter the accident. The car was perpendicular,-to the. highway,, on;the] east. shoulder facing west. It was totally, demolished, The Mack tractor which was pulling a trailer was also demolished ^V-eanibe-seen from- ; this photo:; on the west shoulder. __jinning next week, Mrs. Sherman (Marcia) Arends will be handling the news for the LuVerne area for the LuVerne Page in the Advance. Fern Bigings, the Advance's longtime LuVerne correspondent, will be leaving with her husband Friday of this week to spend the winter months with her ion, Robert, and his family. In th« meantime, it would be greatly appreciated if you would call Marcia Arends with yowr news items. She will attempt to contact many folks fqr news each week, but it will help a great deal if news items are telephoned to Mrs. Arends. about 60 miles per hour. The accident occurred about 1,000 feet south of the West Bend blacktop off highway 169 two miles north of St. Joe and 8 miles south of Algona. The pavement was not wet and a bright sun was shining. The 1956 Ciucyk Ford was completely demolished while the tractor of the truck was also a near total loss. The truck went off the highway and onto the shoulder after the crash while the Fort Dodge car was still half on the highway and shoulder. THE CIUCYK family were en route to Bancroft for an after noon's visit with the Joseph Bednarz family there. Mr. Bednarz and Mr. Ciucyk I were both prisoners of war in j Germany during World War 2 land became good friends whil employed in Fort Dodge. Mrs Ciucyk is also from Germany and lie sent for her and they were married in Fort Dodge. The Ciucyk family had visited the Bednarz family several times this summer, most recently a week ago Sunday. The Bednarz' were unaware of the expected visit last Sunday. Double funeral services for the pair will be held Thursday morning with burial at Fort Dodge. ve'r Carlson, Algona, and Robert Borman, Bode, with aiding officers at the scene. . The fatalities were the 9th, 10th and llth for 1966 in Kossuth county. CARS DRIVEN by Ruth C. Russell, Whittemore, and Robei-t J. Eagan, Pocahontas, collided at about 11 asm. Monday on the Whittemore main street with $75 estimated damage to the Russell machine and $250 to the Eagan ar. The Russell car was back- ng from a curb and charges of improper starting from a park- id position" were filed against Mrs. Russell by deputy sheriff Don Wood, who investigated. BACKING ACCIDENT Cars driven by Bertha Vitz- hum, Irvington, and Arthur Thilges, Algona, collided on Dodge street Tuesday about 9:30 a.m. with $150 estimated damage to the Vitzthum car and ?200 to the Thilges machine ;ity police who investigated charged the Ir.vington driver with improper backing. Former Lakola woman is dead Pioneer men continue to gain ground Lakota — Mrs. Otto Frerking of Twin Lakes, Minn., and a former Lakota resident, died suddenly last Friday of a heart attack. Funeral services were held Monday at Rockwell City. Rev. and Mrs. Frerking were former residents here while Rev. Frerking. was pastor of the First Presbyterian church. Among those from Lakota attending the rites were Mrs. Ron aid Heetland, Mrs. Jerry Heetland, Mrs. James Smith, Mrs. Alvin Rippentrop, Mrs. Gertrude Gutknecht, Mrs. Edna Winter Lena Gutknecht and Mr. and Mrs. 1. E. Wortman. The condition of the three inured Pioneer Hi-Bred Seed men at Sioux Falls, S. D., continues ;o improve according to Perry Collins, who has visited the trio many times, including Tuesday., Ed Sindelar, who was probably the most critically injured of the three, is continuing to show fine improvement but will be hospitalized for a number of weeks still. He began eating solid food for the first time this week and has been relieved of a number of tubes, etc. Delbert Moore is resting more comfortably now and both he and Frank Hagg are getting expert treatment from bone and nerve specialists. Named to college Who's Who Bill Bartlett, son of the Wes Bartletts, was recently elected to the Who's Who of United States Colleges. He is one of 21 chosen from the senior class at Morningside because of scholarship and leadership in extra curricular activities. Bill is vice- president of Blue Key; president of Circle K; a Proctor, and' a Student Council Advocate. Eller progress is very slow Both men are natives of Poland and were deported to Germany during World War ?. They came to this country in 1951 as displaced persons. Ciucyk came to Fort Dodge in 195?. Authorities also credited SERVICE GRADUATE Ft. Sam Houston, Tex. (AHNC) Second Lt.T Larry H. Becker, 22, son of the Arnold A. Beckers, Lakota, completed an eight-week medical service officer course Nov. 10 at Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft. Sam Houston, Tex. He was trained in legal affairs and received instruction in all aspects of the Army medical Oli-1 service. Earl Eller, 32 of Algona, is making slow progress at Voter, an's hospital in Des Mpinef this week after abdominal gery a week ago Monday correct internal bleeding, also had an infection, acc ing to his mother, Mri. Jojhn, Eller Sr. of Algona. §h« tfi)4 the Advanct Wednesday mftrn. ing d^ctsri "slow and Members of tht family spent i great d««l of tin* him during tht pt|t weeks tf Off

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