The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 26, 1966 · Page 2
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 2

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, July 26, 1966
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Algona, (la.) Upper Dc$ Moines Tuesday, July 26, 1966 Boards Change Proposal For Area V-S, Colleges The county boards of education of Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, Kossuth and Palo Alto counties met in Emmetsburg, July 20, for the purpose of reconsidering their proposal to establish a Community College and Vocational School to be located in this area. The boards had on April 12, submitted a proposal to the State Board of Public Instruction which was returned to them for modification. The boards amended the site recommendation of their original proposal as follows: That the administrative center be established in the vicinity of Esthenrille with the area board making maximum possible utilization of the existing community college facilities at Estberville and Emmetsburg. T&e specific location for the development of vocational curriculums be left to the discretion of the area board. The boards approved their original proposal as amended and the amended proposal be resubmitted to the State Board of Public Instruction and requested that this proposal be considered by the State Board as a part of the State Vocational System, as provided by Senate FUe 550 as enacted by tie Sixty-first General Assembly, and they further declared it to be the intention of these boards to merge the area as described in the amended proposal. J. B. Mertz Of West Bend, 84, Rites July 22 Funeral services , for J. B. Mertz, 84, well-known West Bend resident, were held Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Peter and Paul's Catholic church with the Rev. Louis Greving officiating. Burial was in the West Bend Cemetery. Mr. Mertz died Tuesday evening of last week at Mercy hospital in Fort Dodge, where he had been a patient for about one week. He was born in Kossuth County and farmed until 1917. He was then in charge of the Ottosen Elevator until 1935, when he came to West Bend and became a livestock buyer and implement dealer. In 1906, he married the former Susan Mertz at St. Joe. He was very active in community affairs. Mrs. Mertz died in 1956. Mr. Mertz is survived by two sons, Donald of Grand Island, Neb., and Jack of West Bend; six daughters, Geneva Plahn of Lancaster, Calif., Florence Clegg of Alemeda, Calif., Bernadine Abrams of Arlington, Va., Katherine Blair, Dorgie Bleuer and Beatrice Bleuer, all of West Bend; 35 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and one sister, Justine Mertz of St. Paul, Minn. LuVerne Woman Dies In Calif. Funeral services for Mrs. Myrtle Trauger, who was in her late GO'S when she died Wednesday of last week at Riverside, Calif., were teld July 22. Among survivors are her husband, Guy A. Trauger, longtime resident of the Lu Verne and Uvennore areas, who now lives at the Westview Retirement Home at Britt, and several children and step-children. Among the stepchildren living in the area are James Trauger of Uvermore and Harold Truger of Lu Verne. Vandalism Charged Three Palo Alto county and two Kossuth county juveniles were arrested by the Palo Alto county sheriff's department last Wednesday evening in connection with recent vandalism at the West Bend Grotto and the West Bend Elevator. They have been turned over to Juvenile authorities. Looking For Man Cashing Stolen Checks Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst is investigating theft and sebsequent cashing of checks from the Van Horn Salvage Yard west of Buffalo Center in Kossuth county. A total of six chRcks were taken, probably in June, and four have since been forged and cashed. The checks, written for $54 and $60-plus, were made out on the firm's check protector, with two cashed at Lake Mills, one at Clear Lake and another at Mason City. It is possible the person cash- Ing the checks is the same one who cashed several checks stolen from Frank Bros. Grain and Feed at Blue Earth about the first of the year. Funeral Held Last rites for Mrs. Katherine Parks McMurray, 81, were held here Friday in the Presbyterian church at 9 a.m., with Rev. Walter Morz officiating. Burial followed at Mount Vernon, where graveside rites were held at 4 p.m. Pallbearers were Fred Geigel, Marc Moore, Gary McDonald, Herb Haas, Ed Wolcott and Irvin Wortman and McCullough Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. A complete obituary appeared in the July 21 issue of the UDM. !••••••••••••••••••**•••••••••••••••••• I PRE-RIDICULOUS DAYS SALE OF GM TRADE-INS DUE TO THE INCREASE IN FORD AND MERCURY SALES WE HAVE ACQUIRED AN OVER - SUPPLY OF GENERAL MOTORS CARS AND TRUCKS. WE NEED THE ROOM-NO REASONABLE OFFER REFUSED MAKE YOUR CHOICE FROM ONE OF THESE LOTS: LOT NO. 1 1962 OLDSMOBILE, 4 DR. WAGON 1961 CHEVROLET GREENBRIER SPORT VAN WAGON 1959 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE, 4 DR. 1961 OLDSMOBILE 88, 4 DR. 1959 CHEVROLET BELAIR, 4 DR. 1957 CHEVROLET 210, 4 DR. 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