Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on January 11, 1965 · Page 1
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Garrigan wins here Friday to even mark Garrigan high school evened its season record at ,500 Friday night by upsetting Pocahontas Catholic 67-58 before a hear capacity crowd in the Bear gym on a freezing night. The Bears, who met St. John's of Bancroft Saturday night at Bancroft, broke away after a 12*11 first quarter lead and were in command the rest of nine points after that. Bradley pumped in 17 points and Potthoff bagged 13. Dick Muller came off the bench to get 11 including seven of seven Free throws and a number of rebounds. Brian LaBarre sparked the Garrigan sophomores to an easy victory in the opener, 75-41. It was the sixth win in seven starts the way although their margin! for Coach Pat Daugherty's club. was never what could be termed as secure until the final mitt- utes. The win brought Garrigan's record to 4-4 for the season and avenged an earlier, loss at Pocahontas. The Bears won this one with a pressing defense that forced many mistakes and superior rebounding which gave the locals second, third and fourth tries at times. GARRIGAN led at the half 34-30 and stretched its margin to 10 points at 51-41 late in tlie third quarter on a rebound basket by Don Potthoff. Baskets by Jerry Bradley and Potthoff at the end of the third quarter put the Bears in front 55-43 and the visitors never got closer than GARRIGAN (67) fg Becker L_ 3 Bradley Potthoff _. Ringsdorf . Bleich Reding ___ Muller ___ 7 6 4 1 2 2 Smith o Long o TOTALS 25 Pocahontas (58) fg Baoich 5 Groff 3 Amick 2 ft 3-4 3-6 1-3 0-1 0-0 3-4 7-7 0-2 0-1 Pf 3 4 4 3 5 0 3 1 0 CMIOWIN& WlfM CONNOINCt IN AL06NA ANb KOSSUTH COUNTY State Historical Society Iowa City, Iowa AI aona K<mMth County Entered a* second clrjss mailer, Dec. I, 1908, at Alqono, Iowa, po<.tofli'.c urv.lcr Act of Conaress Match 8. 1879 VOL. 65—NO. 2 MONDAY, JAN, 11, 1965 — ALGONA, IOWA — 8 PAGES IN 1 SECTION —t Million dollars in city work 17-28 23 Rhodes Potter 1 1 Hudek o Bittner . 3 Sauter 4 TOTALS 19 ft 4-7 3-6 2-3 4-5 1-1 3-5 0-0 3-3 20-30 16 Bulldogs fall again at Iowa Falls, 82-70 NORTH CENTRAL CONFERENCE W L Eagle Grove 7 0 Clear Lake 6 1 Webster City ____ 5 3 Clarion 4 3 Algona 3 4 Iowa Falls .. 3 4 Humboldt >_ 1 6 Hampton 0 8 Results Friday Iowa Falls 82 Algona 70 Eagle Grove 59 Clarion 45 Webster City 63 Hampton 38 Clear Lake 70 Humboldt 56 * * # line for the second game in a row. Meanwhile the Cadets* who played one of their best games, of the season, connected on 24 of 30 chances for an 80% clip. The Algona junior varsity won its 8th game in nine starts with a 70-50 victory. ALGONA (70) fg Teeter 10 Merryman 4 Priebe 3 Maahs i Hardy 3 Perkins l Dau o Walker 5 TOTAL 27 ft 3-8 6-8 3 3-6 4 1-1 1 0-1 2 2-5 0 0-0 1 2-5 3 17-34 18 pf H. Burgess, 50 of Lu Verne dies Friday LuVerne — A former Lu- Verne businessman, Harold Burgess, 50, died suddenly of a heart attack Friday morning. He died shortly after entering Lutheran hospital at Ft. Dodge. Up until two months- ago when he sold out, Mr Burgess had operated the Burgess Tavern here. Funeral services will be held Monday morning at, 10 a.m. at the LuVerne Methodist church with Rev Worthie K. Usher officiating. Burial will be in Oak Shade cemetery at Marion with the Blake funeral home of Lu- Verne in charge. He was born and raised at Marion, Iowa and had lived in LuVerne since 1958, when he purchased a tavern here. Fur 30 years, he was employed by the Milwaukee railroad. He was married to Delia ba- der at Martelle in 1939. She survives as do five children. They are Harold M. Burgess, Terry Lee Burgess and Mrs Gerald Ramus of LuVerne; Mrs Gus Estes, Oxford, Kans., and Mrs Margie Laun of Kensett. Also surviving is one brother, Howard Burgess of Florida; a sister, Mrs Harland Larson, Marion; and nine grandchildren. IOWA FALLS (82) fg Sail : 7 Algona high school's basketball fortunes sank a bit lower •FriaiJy i ''n1ghr'' ; aV i ---'the ; ''Balld6gstWeayer'"lliril___l 3 dropped their fourth straight! Whitney 8 game at Iowa Falls, 82-70. Coach jKlein 5 Howie Stephcnson's crew, now I J. Granzow 2 without a win for a month, are'C. Granzow 3 tied with the Cadets for fifth Meyer i place in the league. jGahan o They'll get a big chance to re- Coner 0 deem themselves here Friday when they entertain Eagle Grove. The Eagles are unbeaten in seven conference frays and are rated No. 8 in the state. A standing-room only crowd is expected for this contest with the junior varsity game slated for 6:30 p.m. Stephenson indicated Saturday he'll revamp his line-up again in attempt to find a winning combination. ft .9-9 4-4 3-5 1-3 3-3 3-4 0-0 0-0 1-2 Out of jail in morning-back in at night! A Missouri man's freedom was short lived here Thursday. He was released from the county jail in the morning after serving. 60 days on a drunk driving charge and was back in jail Thursday night, charged with theft of a car. Robert L. Dye, formerly of Missouri, will receive a preliminary hearing in Mayor William Finn's court today (Monday) on the car theft charge. Bond of $2,500 was set Thursday night after he was picked up. The ear was owned by a Bode area farmer, Melvin Baas and he was in a local grocery store buying groceries at the time the car was taken. When he returned to the parking lot, he found his car missing and reported the theft to Algona police. Meantime, a Bancroft farmer, Albert Kahler, found Dye and the car in a ditch three miles north of Bancroft shortly after Thursday evening. Kahler took Dye to his farmhouse and got his tractor, preparing to pull the machine out of the ditch — unaware the car had been stolen. Patrolman Charles Bird, who had been notified of the theft, came upon the car in the ditch north of Bancroft about the same time and picked up Dye at the farm and brought him back to Algona. TOTAL 29 24-30 21 Former depot agent at Burt dies Dec. 30 Burt — Mrs. F. L. Pratt received a letter from Oriole, Mrs. Kermit Christensen of Ringsted, who was spending the holiday IOWA FALLS hit its first five with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. shots Friday and was off and B W. Brooke at Ontario, Calif, running. The Cadets led all the Her father fell and broke his way, 23-17 at the quarter and hip while she was there and he 45-39 at the half. Algona never was closer than eight points during most of- the final two periods. died in his sleep Dec. 30. The funeral was Saturday, Jan. 2. Friends will remember him as depot agent in Burt from 1912 Adult night (lasses start here tonight Most of the adult classes to be presented by the Algona Community School will begin on Monday evening, Jian. 11, 'at 7:30 p.m. One exception will be the advanced typing class which is to meet on Wednesday evening, Jan. 13, rather than Monday. The meeting place of each class will be posted in the*high school building on Monday evening. There appears to be sufficient interest in the following classes as of Tuesday morning, Jan. 5th, to conduct a course of instruction: Speed reading & reading efficiency, intermediate & advanced bridge, layman's law, beginning bridge, upholstery, in*, tenor decorating, artistic skeV ching & oil painting, beginning typing, elements of food nutrition, general record keeping, beginning knitting, primary aviation, and men's recreation. Other classes which will be Cancer took the conducted if a few more enrollments materialize are advanced typing, beginning sewing, advanced knitting, artistic crafts, Best in district Dale Teeter regained his scor- to 1941. He went to Hawarden ing touch and pumped home 23 points and snagged 17 rebounds. Another bright spot was Dave Walker, who came off the bench for 12 points. But Algona again from here and later retired in California. He is survived by his wife and four daughters. A son, Kenneth, in 7th grade in Burt 40 of Titonka dies Tuesday Titonka — life of a 40-year old Titonka farmer, Raymond Spear, in the Britt hospital last Tuesday. Funeral services for him were held Friday at the Good Hope Lutheran cnurch at Titonka with Rev. A. F. Gertzen officiating. Burial was made in the Titonka cemetery. Mr. Spear, a farmer, had lived his entire life here. He had been ailing for several months. He was born June 12, 1924 here and attended school here. He saw service in World War II and was married to the former Viola Isebrand here in 1945. His wife survives as well as two sons and a daughter: Gary, David and Diane, ail at home. Also surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs, Robert Spear of Titonka; a brother Richard, at home, and another brother, John, Burt, advanced sewing & alterations, investments, conversational Spanish, millinery, sculpturing with clay, general metal shop, know your school, women's recreation, lip reading, modern math for adults, civil defense principles, changing English for changing times, hints in child development & home management, handicrafts, atomic energy, and red cross first aid. If any courses do not develop with sufficient enrollment, the interested people will be noli fied by mail or telephone. It is urged that anyone interested in any of the classes to please contact the school and indicate their preference. This is the only way in which the hit just 50% at the free throw school, died in 1919. Junior Chorus Engstrom opens appliance store Bob Engstrom, Burt, has op- school can determine whethei to offer the class or to delete it irom the program. Informa tion may be obtained by callini Algona 295-3518, or by writing to Frank Brusie, Adult Educa ened an appliance store in the ^XU^ClTlS ** OF the Junior 4-H chorus are pictured above as they performed at the annual 4-H Rally Night last month. Pictured are choir members including Mary Reding, Jane Reding, Joan Reding, Jean Reding, Susan Smith, Linda Kracht, Marcia Soderberg, Cynthia Soderberg, Marilyn Cherland, Cynthia Faber, Diane Bollig, Colleen Quinn, Susan Vaske, Marcia Murray, Shirley Becker, Arlene Coady, Sharon Tigges, Cheryl Coady, Patricia Smith, Darlene Govern, Patty Besch, Mary Besch, Beverly Miller, Kathy Skow, Rosemary Fortney, Ann Fortney, Viola Person, under the direction of extension assistant Hiemstra, sang, the following four numbers — "I'm looking Over a 4-H Clover", "Hi! Ho! Nobody Home", "Shalom CJierverim", and "Shenn.an.do.ah." Bjustrom building just west of Rusk Drug Store ana formerly occupied by the Modern Appliance firm. Mr Engstrom, who also owns the Engstrom Electric Co. at Burt, will retain ownership ol that firm with "Red" Pettis as manager. The new store here will handle a complete line of Westinghouse appliances and TV sets. Mr Engstrom is a lifelong resident of Burt, is married and the couple have two small girls. He has been in business for the past three years at Burt. A grand opening will be held at a later date. Steal three eases of beer Wednesday Three cases of beer were stolen from the Potter Distributing Co. warehouse on North Phillips street sometime during the night Wednesday. Owner Murl Potter reported the theft to city police Thursday morning. A tire iron was used to break the lock and gain entrance. Algona police are inves- jtigaling. 8:30 to 4:30, Monday Friday. fron through 161 marriage permits in county in 1964 In 1964 there were 161 mar riage permits issued at the Kos suth County clerk's office. Then, were 25 divorces granted, show ing the divorce rate to be 15.5 per cent of marriages. The 196;. rate of divorce was slightly less 18 compared more births 13.7 per cent, or to 131 marriages. There yere 26 THE KOSSUTH Swine Improvement .Association was recently named best in the district, reports.Galen DeValois, County Extension Director. They were .rat^d 'there by the Iowa Swine Improvement Association on the basis of their ^activities. ~ '•-— They -will n,ow be competing- amo.jig-: th,c ten • district winners for best association in the state at the Iowa Pork Industry Conference to be held at Veterans Auditorium at Des Moines this week Jan. 13-14. Kossuth's exhibit will feature barbecuing a ham and samples will be given out. Oldcers and directors of the Kossuth Swine Improvement Association are shown above, left : to right: Burdette Hoeppner, Lakota; Harold Fischer, Swea City, president; Paul Bernnard, Fenton, secretary-treasurer; Julie Baas, Algona; Charles Nygaard, Wesley, and Maurice Erpelding, Wesley, technician, Other directors not pictured are Otto Harlan, Algona, and Alvin Richardson, Ledyard. The Kossuth Swine Improvement Assn. banquet will be held at Burt on Thursday, Feb. 18. Plan Chamber banquet here next Tuesday The annual Chamber of Commerce banquet will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the high school annex, Gars collide east off Algona Total damage was estimated at nearly $300 to two cars in a collision just east of Algona on highway 18 about 4:30 p.m. last Wednesday. According to information turned in at the Sheriff's office, a car driven by Dennis Leigh, 19, Thompson, passed a vehicle and then in turning back into the right hand lane, struck Tom Rich, Chamber of Com-1 the left rear of a vehicle driven merce president, will be master'by Ardyth Thomason, Algona. of ceremonies. The new Cham- Damage to the Thomason car her officers and new board was about $80 and $200 to the members for 1965 will be intro-1 Leigh duced. The Kossuth Barbershoppers Chorus will be an added treat to the evening program. The speaker of the evening will ba Emmett F. Butler, Di- car. Man, 37, found dead al Swea City Support rate on grains to aid farmers Changes in the total price-support rate under the 1965 feed grain program should encourage greater farmer participation, according to R. I. Anderson, chairman of the ASC committee. The overall price support for corn, barley, and grain sorghum will be the same for 1965 as for 1964. A larger proportion of the support will be in payment form to feed grain program participants, with some reduction in the average loan rate for all three feed grains. Success depends on participation high enough to offset program costs by a reduction in the public investment in government feed grain inventories. Objectives ^continue to include strengthening farm income and bringing feeci grain surpluses down to reasonable levels. The higher price-support payment and lower loan rate are aimed at encouraging participation by widening the margin between returns lor participators and non-participators. By individual grains, the 1965 national average total price-support and the loan and payment division are: Corn, $1.25 per bushel ($1.05 loan, 20-ccnt payment); barley, 96 cents per bushel (80-cent loan, 16-cent payment); grain sorghum, $2 per cwt. ($1,65 loan, 35-cent payment). The 1964 total supports were the same as 1965, but the division was: Corn, $1.10 loan, 15- cent payment; barley, 84-cent loan, 12-cent payment; grain sorghum, $1.77 loan, 23-cent payment. The greater reduction in the 1965 grain sorghum loan rate, which is offset by a higher payment rate, is needed to bring grain sorghum price-support loan values more in line with market prices of recent years. The acreage substitution feature for wheat and feed grain acreage is new to the feed grain program for 1965, and producers will have a more flexible Also 764,394 in building permits issued Last year saw nearly a million dollars worth of improvements by the Algona Municipal Industries, and also a total of $764,394 in building permits were issued lor local construction projects. The largest item of the Municipal Industries was the completion of the electric light plant addition and expansion of the power plant. New line additions totaled $5,000 and street light additions totaled a like amount. The power plant expansion of building and engine during 1964 totaled $600,000. The estimated electric expansion for 1965 will total some $150,000. The water department had a total expansion cost of $186,564, with the big item the water filter plant improvement at $165,000; 4687 feet of three- quarter to 8-inch water mains at $19,964; and four new fire hydrants at $1,600. Main extensions planned for 1965 will cost an estimated $100,000. THE STREET department completed 14 blocks of curb and gutter at a cost of some $25,000; /5 blocks of seal coating at $7,500; a half mile of blacktop- at $6,000; and railroad .crossing improvements at $4,000. Planned for 1965 are 40 blocks of seal coating and 15 blocks of curb and gutter plus improved otf-street parking improvements. The park board spent $4,OOQ on the planned 5-phase park improvements estimated at $100,000* and the program will be continued in 1965. • The airport commission extended the old runway, added lights and resealed the entire runway at a cost of $14,000. No major program is planned for 1965. Storm sewer improvements during the year totaled $9,000, and no major program is planned for tlus year. THE SWIMMING pool was improved at a cost of $1,200, and no new need is anticipated in 1965. Swea City — Louis Navratel, .range of cropping opportunities rector of Public and Employe 37, was found dead in his bed ja |l d income possibilities. Since Relations for The Maytag Com-! here Thursday morning of nat- 'participants help cut costs by pany at Newton, Iowa. He has : ural causes. He was a former! diverting acreages thus reducing 1943. ; Mason City resident and had ' production they can get price- held this position since Prior to that he was a paper writer and editor. Mr al director agement Association, a past di- viuonal lieutenant governor of Kiwanis International, a former state director oi the Iowa Industrial Editors' association ami a member of the board of patrons of the Des Moines Press and Radio Club. news- lived hero only a short time. 1 su PPort loans and purchases, „ _.._ i The Hogan-McGee Colonial fu-! ana also Price-support payments [r Butler is a former nation- neral home of Mason City was and acreage diversion payments, irector of the National Man- in charge of arrangements. , 1 ' ne P''°gnim signup for the I960 Iced gram and wheat programs will DC from Feb. 8 thru March 26. Grease causes fire at Ruhr's Algona firemnn wer« called to an apartmeni. cmiprd by the Chuck Bohrs Friday a'ternoon Gars collide on Phillips street were travel , and 28 more deaths in 1963 j than in 1964. According to Clerl: Alma Pearson there were 289 births and 161 deaths in 1964. RE ELECTED DIRECTOR William C. Dau of Dau's Garage has been re-elected by the; members of the Iowa Automobile Dealers Association in Kossuth as director of the state or- The annual meeting and elec- about 5:45. iV'n B'ihr was cook- Two cars which tion of directors for the Algona ing shrimp and hot grease had ing north on Phillips "street"col Industrial Development Corpor- caught firj on tjr; stove. There; lided Thursday afternoon aboui Building permits for new homes in Algona totaled $251, oOO in 1964, and permits for lew commercial buildings totaled $297,500. Remodeling and additions to commercial build- ngs in 1964 totaled an additional $129,180; and residential remodeling and additions totaled $86,214. Car into ditch east off Lakota A car driven and owned! by Paul C. Geilenfeldt Jr., 20 of Lakota, slid into the ditch at 5 a.m. Friday on highway 9 but he was not injured. The machine sustained $450 in damage. The accident occurred one mile east of Lakota. Although the road was not slippery, patches of blacktop were slick and he lost control when the car Jut one of the slick spots. Need a Robot? Thursday afternoon about ation will follow the Chamber was some smoke damag; to the 4:30 p.m. Harvey Steven, Al- Banquet. There will be a brief apartment and house at 502 K. gona was turning left from the recess between meetings, and all stockholders are urged to attend and vote. McGregor. Mr Behr operates center of two lanes and turned the Standard station here. into a vehicle driven by Dr. ganization for a term of three years starting January 1. He Whiltemore bank increases stock The Farmers State Bank Final purchase of 29 acre site Jim Milder, president of the of Algona Industrial Corp. announc- Whittemore has increased its | e d last week that final settle- *u ,•„ K««H, deata , l«J'S a SSs-r s i ™»"E?i£»inS: _ _ ^ at the annual director s, meeting pf Banking. Vic Perkins is pres- tri a! site near Metronics Inc. • meeting in Des Moines Jan10- Daniel Shey. Estimated damage to the Steven auto was $30 to a bumper and $50 to the right rear fender on Dr. Shey's car No charges were filed. M STATE PROGRAM Robert Diekmann, Algona, part on the program of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. annual state I HIRED IT THROUGH THf WANT ADS i in Des Moines March 28. [ident of the bank. northeast oi A 12. You might not need a "robot" but if you want a clerk, secretary, waitress or any other type of help, use the Advance want ads to find them. Just about everyone reads Advance want ads — delivered to you each Monday and Thursday. "By far the Urg«»t circulation of any Kp«uth new»pap«r — ADVANCE"

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