Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on December 5, 1966 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Monday, December 5, 1966
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State Historical flity, Funeral for drowning held Saturday funeral services for Roy D. Nelson, 20-year old Algona naval airman who drowned during recreational swimming off the coast of Puerto Rico, were held Saturday afternoon at the First Baptist church. Rev; Mack Carlson conducted the rites and burial was in Eastlawti Memorial Gardens. Military rites were held at the church and the grave with the local National Guard unit furnishing the fining squad. Airman Nelson's body was to arrive by Rock Island train at Fort Dodge about 4:45 a.m. Saturday from New York where it was taken from Puerto Rico after his drowning. It was to be accompanied by a SM2 George Jackson but whether^ he is a shipmate and can give any further details on the tragedy are not known. Nelson was born Oct. 27, 1946, In Algona, the son of LeRoy and June Nelson. He graduated from Algona high school in May, 1965, and entered the service the next month. His parents and a sister, Sharon, who attends Estherville Junior college, survive. ' - v . Serving as pallbearers were Donald Hutchison, Dennis Cook, Charles Scobba, Kenneth Kern; Roger Brandow and Kenneth Gabrielson. The McCullough funeral home was in charge of arrangements. ~ A wire was received Thursday evening in the local Red Cross office from Washington, D. C. Red Cross Field Director stating that $50 was collected by Nelson's Naval unit for a floral memorial. The men who contributed Were •from the I. E. Q. U. E. S. Division, Roosevelt Road, Puerto Rico. AI Q otto h o* * u t h Co iiiit v — mmmfmimmm ^j ^ ^ ^ , j <-^, • tntfrtd dt iteofld elm ftidHef, Ott t I, IW8, of At«ofW, fowa, 56511 *»t0fflw uno»r Act of Convtu March ft, 1179 r « \ VOL. M-NO. »5 MONDAY, DtC. 5,1M» " ALOOMA, IOWA — I PAGES PLUS SUPPLEMENT Coffot . . . Pretty Iowa girls in Europe report nice European boys — ask them for souvenirs, like gold pins & chains. . . . 'j Iowa collegians predict it'll not be rare by 1970 for coeds to ask their hand in mar- riagt. How is it now in high school? . . . I know an Iowa woman who has traveled in lands now cut up into at least 97 countries. , * * .'.* Selfish & snobbish, that's what Winston Churchill's mother was, as reported ( by the lady's own grandson in the first volume of Winston's biography. Maybe that's what's wrong with us; our mothers weren't selfish enough, nor snobbish'fp* * #'/*«v;i't'Hv.. ,•: •" So you think football is simple game, eh? Maybe you don't \ know that at both SUI A Iowa' State the playars are taught to fall into a prenatal po- -sition when-they're hit hard, and fall to earth. Maybe some of 'em don't quite remember, their prenatal position. But no doubt the coach shows 'em. :,• . Zhivago". . . . Now that it's out of pol tics, maybe a coyragaous man ike Gov. Hughes could refund part of that double income tax. . . . Have I forgotten to salute the brave DM matron who wears a man's hat when she drives alone at night? # . « • * I'm surprised •that Winston Shurchill's dad ranked the Infantry higher than the Cavalry & reapproached the lad when he failed to "make" Infantry at Sandhurst. England's W e s t Point. I thought all the British as pired to ride a horse, in peace or war. # * Adult night classes to start January) Plans for the Algona Comtnu nity School adult education classes have been definitely developed. It is expected that most of the classes will begin on Monday evening, Jan. 9. Exceptions are advanced typing, and gun smithing and shell reloading which ' will meet . oh Wednesday evenings. Also, the driver education class will not begin until March 13. Classes planned thus far are >eginning sewing, advanced sew- ng & alterations, beginning cnitling, upholstery, decorating your home, cake decorating modern math for parents and other adults, public speaking speed reading and. reading et'ti ciency, southeast Asia and the modern world, layman's law, bs inning conversational Spanish tragic drama, investments and marketable securities, and basic principles of insurance. Also, fundamentals of bookkeeping, beginning typing, advanced typing, shorthand, sketching and oil painting, creative clay, ceramics, general metal f-hop, woodworking and furniture retinishing, gun smithing and shell reloading, beginning bridge, intermediate and advanced bridge, men's recreation, exercise and recreation for women, Red Cross first aid, basic aviation, and driver education. Tuition charge for most classes will be 50c per session, payable in total at the first class meeting. Thus, a $5.00 charge voting maeMMi Th« Kosiuth County Beard of Supervisors voted to pyr- chase 41 voting machines for KoMuth county at tholr mooting last Thursday, Tho voto was 3*1 to purchase tho ma- chinos with A. M. "Tony" Kol- latch of Swoa City voting •> gainst tho purchase. Total price of the machines was $81,420.48 or about $1690 per machine. The county, was also given about $6,000 credit for the money paid on leasing the machines the past year: Thus five payments of $15,024 will be made to purchase the machines, which are the same, ones used in the primary and' general elections last fall. •• } History group gets S4,000 Durant gift The Kossuth Historical Society will receive a bequest .of $4000 from the estate of the late Carrie and Margaret Durant, The Durants were one of the early pioneer families of Kosr suth coming here in 1866. After farming for many years they operated a drug store on the east side of the courthouse square until the early »1900's. Carrie and Margaret were the last of the family. Carrie, taught in the public schools for many years, and Margaret was a poet of some renown. She $31, settlement to struck by truck 3 years ago , ..--•. ' , , V !','-, Miss Hilbert and her steer ei * aB y & m '—trampolines of yesteryear?' Now that the trampolines have disappeared from our neighborhood, I miss 'em. But only slightly. The only hours when adults could pley on 'em was between 3 A 5 a.m. A at those hours I was often otherwise engaged. If the trampoline had given grownups a square deal, it might have survived. # # # An eminent & renowned Iowa doctor — I shan't violate his anonymity without his consent — says that 20 years of one-pack a-day smoking or 10 years of two-pack smoking lead to lung trouble. He has cousins in tobacco states, where they don't like cancer talk. So more & more dolts smoke more & more cigarettes as both profits & cancer rise. # * * You won't believe this oi course, but Iowa girls who've traveled in Europe say that European men dance more gracefully than American men. All except the English, who dance more like Harvard men. (Or like Roosevelt High men, she's inclined to think.) # # # The wife of one of 'Iowa's famed multi-millionaires has le her blonde hair revert to bru net, and, now wears.it.in a sim pie drawn-back George Wash ingtonI know, ju*t like your granny. Is this a trend r or~'more» ly a tendency? Don't gentlemen prefer blondes this year? ' It's been a long long time! I admired a handsome outdoor tennis court at Jack Foster's, lit for night play. It overlooks the Raccoon valley, & the scenery is so compelling I marvel that players can keep their yes on the ball. And will Jack try to heat it or cold weather? He's a true mechanical genius. Tilonka stadenl in "Who's Who" Rodney Hench, Titonka, and a senior at Westmar College at LeMars, has been chosen for recognition in "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Collages" He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hench. During his college career, Rodney has been active in the student senate and as a student counselor. Ha has also bean an outstanding athlete and received three football letters at Westmar. would be made for a class with 10 sessions. Most classes are planned on a 10 session basis. There are some exceptions, however. There will be no tuition charge for the Red Cross first aid class ; or-layman's law. Thes'e'-are'.pre'- sented as a community service. Also,. it will be necessary .to haye a tuition charge of $30 per ndividual for the driver educa- ion instruction, A minimum enrollment of 10 will bs necessary for most classes. A minimum enrollment of 20 is necessary in adult drivers' education. Enrollment may be made in the above classes by calling Elgin Allen, high school principal, or Frank Brusie at 293-3518 between 8:30 and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, or by writing Frank Brusie, Adult Education, Algona Community High School. You may also stop personally at the office of the high school principal. member and officer of was a several Merary societies arid many oi her posms were; published. C. R. Schoby, president of the Historical Society said; "It is with regret that we record the massing ;of.- another of our Kossuth v pioneer -^families,,. ; Garrie and' Margaret" took ari active in!- .erest in the Historical Society, ieing life members, and having *iven a memorial of $150 for ;heir brother William. "The Historical Society is indeed grateful,to the Durant sisters for their generosity and their interest in furthering the preservation of the history of Kossuth county." Everds elected vice James Everds, Algona, was elected Vice President of the Asphalt Paving Assn., of Iowa at the llth Annual Convention held in Des Moines last week at the Savery Hotel in Des Moines Mr. Everds is co-owner of the Everds Bros. Construction Co., Algona. CHAMPION STEER over all breeds in the junior division of the^ 1966 International Livestock Exposition, recently concluded in Chicago, was this Angus steer exhibited by 18-year-old Lenora Hilbert, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Hilbert, LuVerne. Her winner was produced in the Berl Priebe Angus herd at Algona. Presenting trophy at left is Dean R. Hurlbut, director of junior activities for the American 'Angus Association, St. Joseph, Missouri. The trophy is awarded by the Association's field staff in honor of.. Frank Richards, long-time secretary of the national'Angus organization. • ... . il ,.,. Bancroft man Quiet meeting for city council The city clerk was authorized to send out bids to supply the city with gas and diesel oil for the 1967 year at the regular meeting of the Algona Council last Wednesday night. In other business, the council authorized H. Smith of Wallace, Holland, Kastler & Schmidt, Mason City engineering firm, to meet with the council in January concerning the curb and gutter project and sanitary and storm sewer projects for the coming year. This was the only major business conducted at meeting last week. the s'hort in car crash One man was injured and extensive vehicle damages were incurred in a car-truck accident */4 mile soutn of Bancroft on Highway 169, about 3 a.m. Saturday. Injured was Gerald Joseph Rahe, 31, rural .Bancroft, who suffered a broken left leg and ,vas taken to Park Hospital in Mason City. The other driver was William M. Welch, 26, Algona. He was driving a truck-tractor owned by Steven Thomas Wickliff. The left front and rear of .the vehicle was damaged but no es timate was available. Rahe's 1961 Chevrolet had damages to the left side estimated at $900. Welch was going south on 16J and Rahe north. According t Deputy Sheriff Don Wood, thej sideswiped each other. Botl went into the east ditch anc crashed into two telephon poles. No charges were filed. '— the $4,000 tubs come later' If you ever hid to wash 3 small kids in one tub, you might like to knew that • deluxe «tore it offering you t double tub for Xmas. It costs a cool $4,000, not installed. You can bathe tide by fide, planning the day in the morning, or talk ing over the party, it night (You fOuW of course install ordinary tubs sidf by wd» five • ffw thousand.) And you can bathe the kidi in 'em. *Qr • second tvb. * erdf the Among phonograph re*- I'vt htfrd praised by ltdit» iff *« theme s,ojjq from Old Gold Singers includes 43 students Burt—The Burt high school Carol lonor roll for the first quarter *vas announced this week and ncludes 43 students in the jun- or and senior high schools. Following is the "A" honor QtO QQtP SIN6IRS David Reid, Algona senior (middle), and Dick Jongewaard, left, a Wesley junior, listen as director Michael Livingston (seated at piano) explains the music for their Chrisjtmj&s program.. The 45-jnember University of Iowa group, composed of non-music majors, sings mysie selected for entertainment value, including show tunes, motion picture themes, ro- mjan&c b»]ia-<& spirituals and folk songs. Organized in 1957 under sponsorship of the U of I Alumni A£sofii»fton aM the gchool of Music, the group gives more than 50 performances each year on campus and for alumni and civic clubs in the Midwest. PATROLMAN CHARLES Bird checked two accidents Friday night and early Saturday. A car driven by James D. Payne, 17 of Ledyard, was parked along the highway one-half mile north of Lakota on 250 about 10:30 p.m. He pulled out onto the highway in front of a car driven by Duane Wempen, 18 of Buffalo Center. There was $300 estimated damage to the Payne car and $150 to the Buffalo Center machine. Bird gave Payne a ticket for failing to enter the highway safely. And then at about 12:45 a.m., car driven by John C. Erickson, 17 of Wesley, struck a cow which came out of the ditch onto the road six miles cast of Algona on the McGregor blacktop The car. had about S300 in damage and the cow. owned by Henry Pfeffer, Algona, was killed. There were no injuries in either of the accidents. Bancroft farmer accident victim Bancroft—Henry Lensing, 67- year old Bancroft farmer, was hospitalized at Estherville last week from injuries he sustained in an accident on his farm last Tuesday. He was in the haymow wh,en a foot went through a weak board and his left knee was sev&rly sprained. He is re- A M)j. ¥ te.d to be doing well now. roll for students rating straight 'A" averages-: Senior—Nancy Ackerman, Joyce Baumgard; Junior — Deborah Koihlihaas,; Sophomore^—Kathleen Patterson; Freshman—Rebecca Kruse; 8th Grade—Kevin Fraser and Cheryl Kruse. "B-Plus" — Senior — Linda Meyer, Diann Miller arid Clint Patterson; Junior—Linda Becker; Sophomore—Colleen Kruse and Diane Person; Freshman— Marilyn Cherland, Jill Smith, Marcia Soderberg and Gayle Wermers; 8th Grade—Steven Madsen, Cynthia Patterson and Marilyn Person; 7th Grade— Craig Giddings, Roger Sarchet Carol Sill and Cynthia Soderberg. "B" Average—Senior—Paul- efjie Arend, Boyd Bristow, Norma Harms, Diane Hoppus, Presthus; Juniors— L San dra Ortman; Sophomores — Howard Batt, Janet Becker, Pa in settlement A damage case against H. C. , Aillaud, Mary Boswell and Michael J. Campbell by Kenneth 1 ''Kei- . gan as father of son Michael Keigan was settled out of court last week for $31,001. The boy, who was 9 years old , at the time, received, $2,381.65 • on one count and $28,619.35 on the other count The case was filed on June'8, 1965. \ 4 ' The,accident occurred on East State street .June 12, 1963 near he wading pool at'the old.atii- etic park. An Algona Laundry and Dry Cleaning truck, owned >y Mr. Aillaud and Mrs. Boswell and driven by Campbell was involved. , The boy was on -a. bicycle. Five hours of surgery was required at the time and the boy sustained permanent hip injuries. The 'original petition cited ive grdunds* of negligence on the driver's" part. The original petition asked %1 $117,500 on the LWO counts. " ' "^ In other court'^activity last week, a case' was filed by B. Alan* Stone,^ Ogden, against Nola Lynn}Skweres and;Ellis ;W/Jongberg. The plaintiff asks lor the return of'personal,and .business records and=goods valued at $1*724:50. from c.the defendants as, well 'as~ $10;000 'f>uiftl'tive*"d'aniiag ; ''" es< * ,-> v< ' ' " OMV1 charge$ were' filed hy County Attorney.Gordfln'.Winkfel against Richard C/Nemmers, of Loves Park, '111. 'Charges stem from an incident Nov.' 26 on North Phillips and Diagonal tricia Hildman and Patricia Sheribon; Freshman — Rutl Long, Donna Miller, Connie Sheirbon and Lennice Waltman; 8th Grade—Frank' Becker, John Chipman and Vicfci Westling; 7th Grade—Robert Devine and Howard Eimers. Algona woman gats high post Mr. and Mrs. Berl Priebe returned Thursday from Chicago where they attended the International Livestock show. Mrs. Priebe was elected President of the Auxiliary of the American Angus Association at their annual meeting. She will serve both the United States and' Canada. The work of the' Auxiliary is promotional and scholarships for youth. streets when.Nenuners was picked up by city police. Police check two accidents Algona police checked two minor accidents last Thursday and Friday. The first involved cars driven by Phillip Ballard and Ronald Willsher, both of Algona. The cars collided at Call and Colby streets Thursday with damage of about $150 to each machine. Ballard was charged with failing to yield the right-of- way. The second 'crash occurred Friday afternoon about 3 p.m. at Stale and Jones streets with about $45 estimated damage to cars driven by Mrs. William Wiskus, Bancroft, and Herman Wel- housen, Titonka. No charges were filed in this accident. Wesley couple wins f rip MR. AND MRS. Edmund Otis of Wesley are shown being congratulated, by of the Taylor Implement Co. after they won the free trip to Mexico City, Mexico offered local firm last Tuesday night. Over 160 persons attended the 9th annual Taylor teen other prizes including carving knife sets, hasty bake ovens and world globes Taylor's to lucky people attending. • "* The Otises will leave Jan. 11 by air from Des Homes for the one-week, JiJpi, Exclusive Advance Pb.c4o, by $rujg£ 1

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