Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on December 15, 1966 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 15, 1966
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ADVANCE ALMANAC JUILDINQ PERMITS None. WEDDINQ PERMIT Melvin L. Langfitt, of Grand Junction, Patricia Groen, Butt. ALGONA MARKETS $1.28 $2.88 .- 68C Corn _; Beans Oats ._ -NEW COURT CASES , Dolores A. Riedel vs. Robert . C. Riedel, separate maintenance Leonard A. Reindl vs. Andrew J. Mullin, account, $242.40 change of venue from Cern Gordo county. MAYOR'S COURT Perry D. Radig, Lone Rook speeding, $40; Matt Weydert Algona, failure to enter a high way safely, $10; Edwin C. Berg gren, Swea City, speeding, $10, and Donald Hutzell, Mason City, loaded and assembled gun in car on highway, $25. ALGONA WEATHER 1 * Alaona Ho**u ^* """^^W'- ;,.:> 1 • :•; - •••.-. .' . Y" . State Hi§t6Fioai Society low* fiity, *, M n -- HMfv.'tee.. I, 1WI. *t AUM* tew* «»«of»» w>*» ** of Cow*. Morcn I- 187* VOL. *-NO. M THURSDAY, DSC. IS, 1*6 - ALOONA, <OWA 20 PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS Dwijht Ruse, Titonka, dies; heart attack TitotTxa — Dwight S. Ruse, 58. died suddenly Saturday at his farm home near Titonka, where he had lived for the past fifteen years. Death x was from an apparent heart attack. Funeral, services were held on Tuesday at the Titonka Methodist church, with Rev. Paul Hansen officiating. Casket bearers were Rolfo Moore, Don Rings dorf, Levant Moore, Herman Harmes, Merle Phelps and Glen "' ' High Low Rfin Dec. 7 .__ to 20 ' Dec. 8 33 28 .02 Dec. 9 30 19 Dec. 10 11 3 trace Dec. 11 24 —4 Dec. 12 ______ 35 5 Dec. 13 ______ 39 14 Dec. 14 — '21 ST. ANN BIRTHS * Dec. 7 — Mr. and Mrs. Mark McGuire, Algona, boy, 8 Ib, 9M» oz. : Dee. 10 — Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Bierstedt, Algona, boy, 8 Ib. 7% oz. Dec. 12 — Mr. and Mrs. Earl Steier, Whittemore, boy, 7 Ib. 11V2 oz.; Mr. and Mrs. John Ka- jewsfci, Algona, girl, 7 Ib. 7 1 /. oz. ST. ANN HOSPITAL Dec. 7 — Nicholas Bormann, Algona, medical; Dean Keinnitz, Bancroft, surgery. Dec. 8 — Lark Whittemore, Algona, T&A; Baby Debra Blume, Algona,, medical. Dec. 9 — Andrew Gotten, Algona, medical. Dec. 10 — Baby Lora Frankl, Irvington, medicaHiCMrs-.-'Howard Esser, Algona, medical. ~ 12 — Joseph, Busch, Al- Algona yri newest I ing title . •. , • ••* , • ...'•/.',' :. ' : ..•-.-. . . Burial was at Buffalo Twp cemetery and the Blake funera home 'was in charge. Mr. i Ruse was born at Sidnej April 22, 1908. His occupation was farming. He married Haze E. M. Mix at Martin, S. D., Feb 17,1933. 'Surviving besides his wife ar a son Stanley, and two granc children, Titonka; a sister, Bel va Beckley, Billings; Mont; and three bzrothers, Wesley, of Gordon, Neb., Olony, of Tabor, and Austin, of Denver, Colo. Garrigan plans music program Sunday night gona, surgery; Mrs. Clyde Snere, Algona, medical; Charles Ket- tirick, Rockwell City, medical; Emil Stoefel, Algona, medical. Dec. 13 — Rosa Spurgeon, of Whittemore, medical; Michelle Streit, West Bend, T&A, Dec. 14 — Katherine McGuire, Algona, surgery; Julia Kinne, LuVerne; medical. NEW CARS AND TRUCKS Sparkle and excitment ol the coming holiday season will be expressed in song at the annual Garrigan Christmas 'con cert Sunday, Dec. 18, at 8 p.m in the Garrigan gymnasium. Featured in this year's con cert will be a candlelight ent ranee procession, a Nativity $&& <to tlife^Sa^i^hlnient 1 ^ o "The Carol of the Drums," a so lo of "0 Holy Night" by Ruth McEnroe, and traditional carols by the Garrigan band brass en semble. The Varsity, Boys', and Girls THE ALGONA HIGH school wrestling team proudly poses for the Advance cameraman after winning their second straight Algona Invitational wrestling tournament Saturday night in the Bulldog gym. The locals, grabbed four first plac" two seconds, four thirds and a four to compile 99 points. Sho above, front row, left to right/are Denny Peterson, Ed Bennett, Jerry Simpson, Larry Munger, Steve Claude, and Don Camp. Back row, left to right, Randy Riedinger, Clint Young, Bruce Bennett, Max Miller, Phil Bode, and Brad Farnham, along with Coach "Champ" Martin. • School bond election Ex-Corwith man dies Monday •. ..i ..• .. ..,-.:•• .•..•_ -.V! A .-j^.«- .'•,..•!.• \ aM Nearly S 5,000 in cash stolen Wednesday f The Ledyard State Bank of Ledyard wan nirglarized sometime Tuesday night or early Wed r nesday morning, but no report on the total loss ^as given as the Advance went to press Wednesday noon. Lindhorst was reached by telephone about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Ledyard bank and he said that the best estimate is that between $4500 ana , $4900 in cash was taken from the bank vault. r ; | ? Some Safety deposit boxes were opened but very little else was taken, according to Lindhorst.] ^ Any leads as to who the burglars were?* "Right now I'd rather not say," Lindhorst said?>b£ telephone: He said FBI agents had arrived and were helping with the investigation. . j ^ , The bank burglary was discovered Wedhesr day morning about 8:30 a.m. when Mrs. Marvel Arir derson, bank cashier, and Leon McCoy, Ledyard real estate agent and insurance man, came to work. McCoy has an office in the bank building. - ~ • ', Lindhorst reported the burglar or burglars ntered through the front door and used a cutting brch to enter the bank vault, which contained safety deposit boxes and other valuables. Glair Clark, prominent auctioneer of Ceylon, Minn, and Ledyard, is president of the 75-year old bank. It is located in a one-story, brick building at he west end of the Ledyard main street. Melvin Eugene Busch, Ledyard, Chev. p/u; Marly n Eugene or Arlene Joann Franzen, Titonka, Chcv.; Vern E. or Rosa M. Anderson, Ledyard, Chev.; Peter J. or Regina- R. KLrsch, Bode, Ohev.; Ronald James or Helen Ardis Stenzel, Swea City, Chev.; Lone Rock Coop Exchange, Lone Rock, Chev. trk.; Maurice Allen Bartholomew, Algona, Ford p/u; Joseph P. Schissel, Lakota, Ford p/u; Merel Charles Laubenthal, Whittemore, Chev. p/u; Marlyn Albert Paul, Swea City, Intl. p/u; Joe Harvey Culberson, Lone Rock, Chev. p/u; Elmer M. Anderson, Elmore, Chev. p/u; Consolidated Coop Creameries, Chev. 'trk.; Mark Julius Studer, Wesley, Pont.; Allied Sales Co., Algona, Ford; Ralph M, or A Choruses will sing a variety o Christmas selections includin "Joy to the World", "Gloria 1 "0 Bambino", "Silver Balls'. and "Snow, Beautiful Snow." The Freshman Chorus will incorporate appropriate stage seittr ings into their renditions. Sister Mary Dominica, PBVM, and Mr. Norbert Rezac of the Garrigan Choral and instrumental! departments irespeotively will direct the program. Wesley girl escapes injury as truck upsets An 18-year old rural Wesley girl escaped uninjured Sunday when the pickup truck she was driving slipped off a county gra vel road and upset two miles north and 1% miles east of Sex manda Pont. Walker, Whittefmore, Fred Charles or Hulda F, Pre- ul, Fenton, Chev,; Arthur E. Anderson, Swea City, Chrysler; Marvin J. or Irene E. Simons- rneier, Swea City, Ohev.; Barbara Ann Wehrspan, Feniton, Plyrn.; Roland Henry or Amanda M. Kollasch, Bancroft, Plym.; Nate or Imogene T. Studer, Wesley, Ford; Alfred Menno or Marleta H. Kedenius, Titonka., Ford; Gail Follett or Eva Ruby Towne, Algona, Rambler; Woodrow J. Russell, Whittemore, Ohev.; Fred L. or Eileen Beihrends, Buffalo Center, Rambler; Archie Leroy or Edith M. Ditsworth, Swea City, Chrysler; Oryille D. Brandt, Ledyard, Ohev.; Herman Fred Gabel, Swe« City, Dodge; Ernest or Wil'helmine Hofmann, Titojika, Merc. Mabel A. Lane, Algona, Chev.; Selnw E. or Estelle Lucille Uhr, Swea City, Chev.; Diane Justine Becker, Wesley, Rambler; Arwold Fletcher or Ings Clarissa McFarland, Sweat City, Olds; Chrysler Leasing Corp., to Lloyd Ashland, Algona, Podge; Silas Walter or Ida Emily West Bend, Buick; ' Richard or Dorothy Weilaad, Wesley, Bwick; Livestock Auction, Algous, JJu ick; Rodger Gene Fehr, West full-time school employees for the school year of 1967-68, The Board also took the mafter under advisement until the Janu-1 ary meeting. THE BOARD reviewed'the de- ails for the Dec. 30 election to elect a representative on, the )istrict 3 Board of Directors for he Community College! The roup also reviewed details for he school bond issue vote here. | Vaughan and business ton. Linda Pfeffer, 18, escaped un harmed but the 1966 pickup owned by her father, Franci Pfeffer, had about $400 in es timated damage according t Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst, who was called to investigate. Miss Pfeffer reported she took her eyes off the road for a few seconds and the wheels of the pickup slipped off the roadway. The accident occurred about 12:30 p.m. Gustav Potthoff, ;• 71 of Lakota, dies Monday - Gustav Two teachers hired to fill local vacancies The $1,500,000 bond issue for .new Algona high school and emodelinig and additions to sev- ral other school buildings will be held Monday, Jan. 30, it was decided definitely at the regu- ar meeting of the Algona Com- nunity School Board Monday night. The board engaged the firm of Paul D. Speer & Associates of Chicago, III., as financial consultants in the event of bond issuance on that date. Plans are being formulated with the aid of the Citizen's Ad visory Committee to explain to local community groups the- de tails of the proposal. Supt. 0. B. Laing called th jiOsrd'S 'S'vi 16ri'tion to triG nc'\v *•**•*•&» v^w. **v*.^^) >»*»« ***j******* +••• •»••*i*•*••»&*^>v* *^Q—-.- —.- —. -..-, school tax millage rate for 1967, accident while he was working and his wife Alice survives as Corwith — Funeral services for Clarence Stephens, 49,. formerly of Corwith, were held on Wednesday at the Blake funera" chapel here. Considine «of The Rev. Frank the Methodist church officiated. Burial was in the Corwith cemetery. Mr. Steiphens died early Mon day morning ait St. Mary's hos pital, Rochester, Minn., follow ing a long illness. Surviving are his wife, Eve sons and a victim kaKOTa — vjuoi/av i UUUU.ITI.-, i j- lyll, live suiia ctuu a uaugui.t7i of Lakota, died unexpectedly Gary, Austin, Minn., Merrill, o Monday night of a heart attack Brillion, Wis., William, Randy pTus" run^eing lC rTn U vSd^t|^ his home here. and Ricky all at home, and Mrs. Merest rates ranging between Funeral services will be held John Hawiey Ausun. 4 per cent and 4 7/8 per cent, at 2 p.m. today (Thursday) at Also survvmg aie thieesis- He also presented a summary of the St: Paul's Lutheran church tors and a broker Mi s^ Doro- msurance evaluations of school in Lakota. Rev. Paul Ofstedahl thy Robison Dako a City Mrs buildings and contents by the will officiate and burial will be Marion Nail, Corwith Mrs. Dale Lloyd Thomas Co. as a bai for in the St. Paul's church came- Mowers, EUendale Minn., and new coverages next year. Injured in saw accident Saturday tery here. Ronald, of ^radshaw, Neb. Born at Dayton, Mr. Stephens nuiu mi uay\,uu, i».. ui.\>p»iv.iio He was born Feb. 17, 1895 at marr i e d Evelyn Perkins in Des .Bdwedt, Germany, the son of Moines in 1936. They lived in John and Meta Potthoff. He Corwith before moving to Lacame to the Lakota area in 1933 crescent, Minn., three years ago. nnH f a TMVI n,H in tlio ni'Pn lin-Hl lllS farmed in the area until his retirement. Bancroft — Wayne Buckley, His first wife, Helen, preced- plant foreman at the Quau'ty ed him in death in 1958. He was I Mfg. Co. here, was injured in an I married again on Jan. 26, 1963 Livermore—A former Livermore boy, Sp/6 John F,'Zeimet, 29, of Boone and son of Mr. and Mrs. John Zeimet of • rural Liv- ormore, was one of three men killed in a helicopter crash in Texas last Wednesday., They were on a mapping project for the U. S. Corps of Engineers. The three were in the helicopter, two officers, both qualified pilots and John Zeimet, crew chief were killed. I Mr. Zeimet, a Livermore High School graduate, was in the regular airmy from 1955 to 195£ and joined the National Guard in 1959. He was an aircraft and engine mechanic, assigned as a helicopter technical inspector. Survivors besides his parents are his wife Phyllis and. foui children, Mathew 6, Mark 4 Michael 3 and Susan 1. Burial was in the Park Ceme tery in Boone. $500 damage in crash Wednesday A car-truck crash at State and ?hillips street about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday did about $500 damage to a car driven by William Stoots, Rockwell City, when it collided with a truck driven by Ronald Rueter, Fremont, Neb. City police investigated anil charged Stoots with "failing to change lanes safely." FARM AUCTIONS DEC. 17 — John N. Berte sale, at farm located 4 miles south of Corwith on highway 60 and 3 miles east and 2 miles south. Sale includes full line of machinery. Smith and Formanck, auctioneers; Security State Bank, Algona, clerk. Sale details today. Edward Mowcfs/ey honored Bancroft boy breaks arm Bancroft — A 7-year old Bancroft boy, Ricky Jensen, sustained a broken arm while playing 'cotball during recess at St. John's grade school Monday. Roth bones above the wrist on ius right arm were broken. The youngster had the arm set and put in a cast and was back in school Tuesday. Bend, .Ohe.v.; Melvin D. inarm, Etooro, Chev.; Dau's Gar which is approximately 5 nulls less than in 1966. The board handled a number Df other items of business during the evening. Two new teachers were hired for the balance of the year. Mrs. Webb Powler will succeed Mrs. Donna Bonnstetter as Third Ward second grade teacher after the first of the year. Mrs. Bonnstetter is resigning effective Dec. 21. The second new teacher hired was Mrs. Jan Anderson, who will succeed Mrs. Sonja Putnani effective Jan. 20 as kindergarten teacher at the Bertha Godfrey school. Mrs, Putnam is also resigning effective that date. ELGIN ALLfN, high school principal, appeared before the board and presented a proposal for closer control of high school student activities. The Board took the matter under advise- last Saturday. He was operat- well as four children: Raymond ing a skill saw when the saw of Jesup; Verne of Lakota; Hel- became bound in wood, causing | en, Mrs. Lester Schwartz of Coon it to jump. It caught Mr. Buck- Rapids, Minn.; and Viola, Mrs. age, Algona, Ambassador; Ed ward Louis Uckteig, Burt, Merc. Cyril Larry Thilges, Algona Ohev.; Marcus J. Langerrajan, of Swes City, Ch.ev.; Howard Jtelph Geesmpi, Bancroft, Pont; Patrick J. or Elstella Margaret Do- eraing, Aigooa, Pont.; Ifenpette Dionitje, Ledyerd, Ford; Ernest George Fwd, Lottman, Siwea City, mewl until the January meeting at which time a definite policy will be considered. Disturbances caused by one or two individuals at the last two school dances are probably instrumental in the re- •pprfisal of the school activity controls. Representatives of the loca teachers' association appeare and presented a proposal fo ley in his right arm, cutting a five-inch laceration requiring a number of stitches. He was treated at the Holy Family hospital at Estherville but was back at work Tuesday. Ex-Lakota pastor has broken back LAKOTA — A former La, kota pastor, Rev. Otto Frerking of Twin Lakes, was injured a week ago Monday when he was involved in a car accident at Manscn. He suffered a broken back and is now a patient at the Fort Podge Lutheran hospital. He was pastor of the First Presbyterian church at Lakota for many years before moving to Twin Lakes. The accident occurred on icy roads. SEPARATE MAINTENANCE A petition for separate maintenance was filed in district court by Dolores Riedel vs. Robert C. Riedel. They were mar Duane Metzger of Lone Rock. There are also five step-children; sister, Mrs. Anna Schwartz of Elk River, Minn.; and brothers Reinhard Potthoff, of Bancroft and August Potthoff of j Fairmont. Two brothers and j three sisters preceded him in death. Burt girl is queen candidate Burt—Patricia Zwiefol is one of five chosen as Sno-Ball queen candidate of Emmetsburg Junior College. Other candidates are LuAnn Henrikson, West Bend; Joan Noonan, Ayrshire; Julie Kloster and Pat Kacmar- iynski of Mallard. The crowning of the queen will be held Dec. 21 at the Sno-Bail dance. group medical insurance foj.* ail:uYcn. ried in Algona Oct. 16, 1949 . she asks custody of three chil- REMODELS CAFE Bob Ludwig, owner of Ludwig's Cafe, Algona, has recently completed an extensive remodeling project at his restaurant. Included in the remodeling, was a , lowered, soundproof ceiling, and | new paint and wallpaper thro- ( ughout. i EDWARD MAWPSLEY, longtime Algonan, is shown being presented a 22-year plaque by Hugh Black, president of the Irvington Cooperative Co., at a dinner meeting of Board of Directors at the Johnson House Tuesday noon. Mr Mawdsley was one of the original stockholders of the Irvington enterprise and a director for many "years before the stock company was reorganized. It was orgamzwj m and re-organized to a Cooperative Company in the e.arly 1940's. . Mr Mawdsley spoke briefly and told of the time the elevator was struck by lightnjpg burned to the ground. "I was there at the time," he said, "and the team of horses stsifcg ninR and didn't stop until they were home." Exclusive Advance Photo by Bruce T *'*

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