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State Line meets Swea City and Ledyard boy's basketball team advanced into the second round of the annual State Line Conference tournament Monday night with wins at Rake, Pairings for Wednesday night were: Sentral vs. Lakota and Thompson Vs. Armstrong at Armstrong; and Ringsted vs. Hurt and Ledyard vs. Swea City at Rake. Semifinal games will be played Friday night at Titonka with the finals at Thompson Saturday at 8:30 p.m. John Pedersen and John DeBoer sparked Ledyard to a 64* 55 victory over Titonka in a first round game Monday at Rake. Pedersen whipped in 21 points while DeBoer meshed 17. Ledyard led most of the way but by a narrow 30-25 halftime margin. Titonka got 22 points from Roger Akkerman. SWEA CITY pulled away from host Rake in tne third quarter for a 58-43 win; The Trojans were in front 25-23 at the half and then took a nine-point lead ihlb the fourth quarter. Tom Elliott paced the balanced Trojan scoring with 13 points while Steve Peterson hit 10. SWEA CITY (58) fg ft pf Farland 223 Hazelhoff 314 Skaar ___________ 2 0 0 Martin 3 25 Elliott ___J _6 1 i Peterson .__ 3 4 2 Larson i 4 01 Anderson 101 TOTAL _________24 10 17 RAKE (43) fg ft pf Bendickson 6 22 Koppen __ 001 Peterson 155 Thompson 1 445 Hagedorn 311 Wirtjes 0 11 Hove 102 TOTAL 15 13 17 LEDYARD (64) fg ft pf DeBoer 8 13 Algono Ko^uth '••••••••••••^ M""^ Ledyard, Ringsted, Sentral and Armstrong posted first round victories Tuesday night in the girl's State Line Conference tournament at Ledyard and Armstrong. Action resumes Thursday evening when Ledyard meets Ring' sted at 7 p.m. and Sentral faces Armstrong at 8:30 p.m. at Ti* tonka, finals of the meet will be Saturday at 7 p.m. at Thompson. Bonnie and Betty Wehrspan scored .34 and 31 points respectively to pace Sentral to the 7481 victory over Lakota in the first game at Armstrong Tuesday. 6»usan Karcls lilt 32 for the losers. Sentral was in front 41-31 at the half. In the second game Tuesday night at Armstrong, the unbeaten host team romped by Titonka 58-44. Sharon Walaschmidt meshed 25 points for the Tiger- ettes while f at Welander had 17 tor the Squaws. The winners were in front.at the halftime, 3123. UP AT LEDYARD, the host school eased by Burt in a low- scoring game, 40-30 while Rmg- steas crack girl's outfit trounced Thompson 63-35. Armstrong and Ringsted are currently leaders in the State Line girls race. Pedersen 93 5 Johnson 403 Dontje 512 Lloyd, C. 234 Berg 001 TOTAL 28 8 18 TITONKA (55) fg ft pf Brandt 143 Thomas 530 Akkerman 773 Janssen : 202 Isebrand 001 Kitsinger 311 Thomas, R. 114 TOTAL 19 16 14 Entered as second doss matter, Dec. ). 1908. at Algona, Iowa, poitofflce under Act of Conaress March 8. 1879 VOL, -5-NO. 3 THURSDAY, JAN, 14, 1965 — ALGONA, IOWA - 20 PAGES IN 3 SECTIONS State Historical Society X Iowa City, Iowa vance ADVANCE Mrs. Walsh, of Lone Rock, is dead at 73 Lone Reek — Mrs. Mary Walsh, 73, rural Lone Rock, died Saturday at 11:08 a.m. at the hospital at Estherville of cerebral hemmorrage after being ill several months. She was born October 16, 1891, at Reddick, 111 She went to school at Campus, 111., and graduated from Illinois State Normal Institute. She was married June 19, 1912, to Hugh L. Walsh at Campus; 111. Alter marriage Mr. Walsh operated a grain business. In 1914 they moved to .Sac county where they farmed. In 1927 they then moved to their present farm home north of Lone Rock. In 1962 they retired but continued living in their farm home which is operated by their son Lawrence. She is survived by her husband, two sons and tour daughters. They are Mrs. Leo Nurre, Whittemore; Lawrence, Lone Rock; Mrs. James Shillington, Phoenix, Ariz.; Edmund, Royal Oaks, Mich.; Sister Mary Marmion (Mary Ellen), Dyersville; and Mrs.: Philip Gary, Iowa City. She is also survived by two brothers and a sister, Giles Halloran, Reddick, 111, Gerald Halloran, Pontiac, 111., and Mrs. J. F. McMahon, Joliet, 111. One daughter Mrs. Bernard O'Donnell died suddenly Thanksgiving day,, Nov. 26, 1964 at the nome ot her parents. She was a member of C.D.A., W.C.O.F., St. John's Altar Society and St. John's Catholic church, Bancroft Funeral services were Tuesday at 10 a.m. with burial in St. Jonn's cemetery. Rt. Rev. Msgr. J. H. Schultes officiated. Algonans rank high in Digest off Wort's NEWS ALGONA MARKETS Corn $1.12 December Beans $2.68 Oats 68c WEDDING PERMITS Louise Stanton, Leonard Martz Jr., both Emmetsburg; Wendell L , Rockwell, Muriel Zittritsch, both Algona. BUILDING PERMITS Hazel Vera, remove front porch and install steps and canopy on apartment house, $400; Van Buren Motel, enlarge and remodel office, $250, NEW COURT CASES Austin Loan Co. vs. Ingvald Dogestad. Note $280. L. E. Kay and Miriam P. Kay dba Kay Imp. and Auto Co. vs. Earl Manning. Note $87.85 and $360.85. . MAYOR'S COURT I ton, Burt, medical; Mrs. John Grandgenett, Algona, surgery. Jan. 12 — Mrs. Willie Crail, Algona, medical; William Becker, Algona, medical. NEW CARS AND TRUCKS John E. Stevenson, Irvington, speeding, $10; Gerald Lewis Hauge, Forest City, speeding, $10; Richard R. Witham, Sexton, OMVl, waived preliminary hearing, $500 bond furnished. ST. ANN BIRTHS Jin, I — Dr. and Mrs, William Clegg, Algona, girl, 7 Ibs 6 oz. Jin, 9 — Mr, and Mrs. Jerry Rowlet, Lakota, boy, 8 Ibt 15J oz. Jin, II — Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Dau, Algona, girl, 6 Ihs. 4Vz oz. ALGONA WEATHER High Low Si** Jan. 6 34 18 Jan. 7 43 3? Jan. 8 40 16 trace Jan: 9 4 *7 trice Jan. 10 87 -2 Jan. 11 g7 0 Jan: 12 21 2 Jan. 13 -r -9 ST. ANN HOSPITAL Globetrotters here on March 73 •; Abo Sappcrstcin's "Harlem Globetrotters" liavc bt'cn booked in Algona for an appearance at the Garrigan gym on the night of Saturday, March 13. The local Rotary club will sponsor the show with all proceeds going to local charities. The Globetrotters, who appeared before 2,200 persons at Fort Dodge last month, will bring their entire group including famed J. C. Gipson and Bob "Showboat" Hal!. Their opponents will be the New York Nationals. Six variety acts including "Peg Leg" Bates, will stage a halftime show. Further details will be announced at a later date. John Shaw is chairman and Chuck Sheakley co-chairman of the event for the local Rotary club. Speaker Murray to DCS Moinas for legislature Sen. Don Murray of Bancroft has taken up residence at the' Hotel Savery in Des Moines as the State Legislature begins sessions this week. Murray is serving his first term as senator' from the newly formed 53rd dis- ; j trict and went to Des Moines last weekend to prepare for the! swearing-in ceremony and in-:j auguration of Gov Hughes. ' Swea City votes exchange program Swea City — A vote here a week ago Monday night indicated the foreign exchange student program will be continued for another year. Cost of the program, $175, will again be raised from organizations and individuals. The vote was at a P.T.A. meeting and Pearl Gahuman, Philippine exchange student this year, spoke to the group. Bulldogs prepare for Eagle Grove invasion Jin. 6 — Mrs. Pean Wehr- span, Whittemore, surgery. Jin. J T-T John Peyine, Bjritt, medical. J«n. | -r- Mrs. Yinceot HJpen- b,acher, Wesley, medical; Mrf Josephine Ludwig, Algona, medical. Jin. 10 — Joto Wal&pji, AJ- gona, medical. Jan. 11 -T- Mrs. Ross Puffing- Wayne Koppen, E 1 m o r e, Minn., Buick; Elmer Glawe, Corwith, Arvion; Edward R. Mawdsley, Algona, Chev. p/u; Victor Struecker, Fenton, Chev. p/u; Lickteig Bros,, Algona, Chev.; Albert L. Metzger, Lone Rock, Chev. p/u; Kathryn Larson, Burt, Ford; Florian F. Hellmann, Bancroft, Merc.; Katherine Gilmore, Algona, Olds; Peterson Chev, Co., Swea City, Chev.; Peterson Chev. Co., Swet City, Chev.; Charles Brown, Ringsted, Plym.; Wm, Blome, Elmore, Merc.; Lawrence H. & Agnes L. Menke, Olds; Danny L. Jorgensen, Ledyard, Ford; Wm. or Darlene Naffziger, Chev.; Ray or Luella McWhorter, Burt, Dodge; Darrel D. Dreyer, Fenton, Ford; R, R. Jos. H. Schultes, Bancroft, Buick; Clarence or. Maxine Osborn, Fenton, Rambler; Alvin or Mary Rasmussen, Burt, Pont.; Walter A, Hall, Algona, Pont.; Marvin H., L. R. Kueck, Chev.; Virgil Duane Jacobsen, Algona, Buick; Fred Gray, Titonka, Chev.; Peter Blumer, LuVerne, Ford! Evelyn M, Ferstl, Algona, Pont,; Kenneth Batt, Algona, Chev.; Leona Erpelding, Algona, Chev. AUCTIONS Jan, 20 — William Hanig public sale, at farm located 4 miles west, 2 south and l k -mile west of Wesley. Sale includes machinery and 83 head of Holstein cattle. C . B. West, auctioneer; Exchange State Bank, Wesley, clerk. Full sale oxtails in Monday's Advance, Jin. 21 — Joe Ford closing out sale near Bancroft, Quinn 6 Clark are the auctioneers and sale details will appear in the Advance soon. Jin, 29 — Herb Raney closing out farm sale, at farm located 7 miles north of Humboldt, one mile east and 1st place north. Sale includes full line of machinery (three tractors), 40 head of cattle, 75 head of hogs and other items. Andersen & Kleve, auctioneers; Ljyermore State (Continued on page 2) The Algona high school debate class took part in the annual Buena Vista speech tournament at Storm Lake. Rating "excellent 1 in discussion were: Karen Charles, Jackie Kinden, Barbara Medin. In Interpretive Reading Ann Bohannon rated superior. In Extemp. superior ratings went to Greg Buchanan, Karen Lierly, Phil .Taylor and excellent, Barry Watkins. Oratory section gave superior to Barbara Wicks and Maureen O'Brien. The debate team, Maureen 'O'Brien, Jackie Kinden, Mike Stillman and Gregg Buchanan, won 3 and lost 1 with an average rating of excellent, John Vint is teacher. State Glad show is dated here The North Central Iowa Gladiolus Society met Saturday at John Schimmel's. Election of officers was held: Mrs. John Schimmel, president; Jules Gatton, vice; Ted Charles, secy- treas. Governors elected were Irvin Morey, West Bend, John Schimmel, and Francis Slevin. Plans are being made for the state show to be held in Algona in conjunction with the annual local show. It is scheduled for ' August 14-15. The group plans a membership drive with dues a dollar per year. Either the president or secretary should be contacted. EMMETT F. BUTLER Emmet F. Butler, director of public relations for the Maytag Co., Newton, will be the speaker at the annual Chamber of Commerce meeting Jan. 19. He is a past president of the Tall Corn council for the Boy Scouts, on regional and national Scout committees, member of the Des Moines Press & Radio club, Iowa Industrial Editors, National Management Assn. He served as master of ceremonies for the industrial groups with Gov. Hughes who visited Minneapolis ana New York City to promote iowa industry. I New firm plans grand opening Algona retail sales increase 78 7,000 Alfiona showed a huge $787,000 increase in.retail sales volume in fiscal year 1964 compared to the preceding year — IMa, in figures released recently by the state. The periods are from JuJy i, 1962 to June 30, 1963 and from July 1, 1963 to June 3U, 1964. Total sales volume during the latter period was $14,743,000 compared to ^l3,956,UOo the preceding fiscal >ear. Following are sales figures lor a number of other towns in the state and area: 1963 1964 Algona . $13,956,000 $14,743,000 Beimontl _ _• 5,959,000 5,750,000 Britt 4,287,000 4,152,000 butfalo Center 2,585,000 2,789,000 Cherokee 18,134,000 16,070,000 Clarion 7,224,000 7,393,000 Clear Lake : 9,688,000 10.966,000 Denison 13,251,000 13,315,000 Eagle Grove 6,637,000 ' 6,755,000 Emmetsburg 8,383,000 8',496,000 Estherville 14,'_88;000 '14,896,000 Fort Dodge . 64,734,000 66,262,000 Forest City 5,620,000 6,212,000 Hampton 12,381,000 12,618,000 Ilumuoldt H',229,000 11,644,000 Iowa Falls 15,728,000 • 16;037,000 Mason City : 65,229,000 ' 65,575,000 New Hampton 8,707,000 8,930,000 Spencer 24,897,000 25,449,000 Storm Lake 19,061,000 19,124,000 Webster City 16,440,000 16,668,000 Algona's increase was larger than Cherokee, .Clarion, Denison. Eagle Grove, Emmetsburg, Estherville," Hampton, Humboldt, Iowa Falls, Spencer and Storm Lake. Only town of comparable size in the entire area to show a larger sales gain than Algona was Clear Lake. Ex-Whittemore man is dead in Germany Whittemore — A former resident, Peter Schumacher, 72, died Jan. 6 in Germany. His funeral was set for Monday, Jan. 11 in Germany. Mr. Schumacher was born at Merten Rhine, Germany, May 26, 1892, and came to America They offer precision wet "sur-j when 17. He married Margaret face grinding on cylinder heads, ! Thul May 12, 1921 in Clarion, blocks and manifolds as a spec- i She died Feb - 26, 1951. Grand opening of the "B & D Automotive Machine Shop" is announced in today's Advance. The opening will be held Saturday, Jan. 16. Owners Bob and Daryle Arend announce free coffee and i doughnuts and door prizes for! those registering. Both men have had a ber o[ years of experience , in tliis line of work. They announce a new precision crankshaft grinder adequate to handle both large and small jobs. num- EV HAAHS goes up for a jump shot while Dave Walker (No. 34) in white looks on during the Clarion-Algona game a week ago Tuesday night in the Bulldog gym, Algona lost the game but will be looking for a big upset Friday night here against once-beaten Eagle Grove, Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. UnitMl Fid daM Jan, 26 Seven directors will be elected for the United Fund on Jan. 26. They will be chosen from 14 nominees, Clair Blossom, Jack Chrischilles, Mrs. Jerry Cowan, Fred Diekmann, Jr., James Gee- Ian, DuWayne Klein, William Kraft, Mrs. Kevin Nash, Richard Ringsdorf, Les Riter, Wesley Schultz, Charles Sheakley, Mrs. Joe Tschetter, and Inez Wolfe. Anyone who contributes to the United Fund is eligible to vote at the annual meeting Jan. 26 in the Assembly Room in the court house at 7:30 p.m. HUGHES COLONEL Marvin E. Rath, Ida Grove, was appointed by Gov. Harold E. Hughes as one of his honorary colonels. Mr. Rath is formerly of Lone Rock. His parents are the Fred Raths, Swea City. Mrs. Ralph Gilbertson of Bancroft is his sister. Coach Howie Stephenson, somewhat desperate to shake his club from a 4-game losing streak, will reshuffle his lineup tomorrow night in an attempt to find a winning combination. The foe will be Eagle Grove, unbeaten in the conference and loser only to Ft. Dodge all ieason. They are currently rted No. 8 in the state. They've gone through the first half of the loop race without being pushed too seriously, A capacity-plus crowd is expected for the game, to be preceded by the Junior Varsity contest at 6:30. Coach Keith Christie's team is currently tied for the loop lead and has lost only once this season. the scoring punch needed. . "We need at least seven points from every man on the floor," Stephenson said this week. "After Walker came off the bench and put in a dozen list Friday, maybe he can take up the slack." At least, Stephenson will have a tall front line — with Teeter, •Priebe and Walker all hutting near ths 6'3" mark. ANOTHER disappointment this i season has been the work at the jfree throw line of the Bulldogs. Whereas charity losses were a ikey factor in Algona's state tournament team last year, Algona has hit exactly 50% in each Of its last two games. Last year, the veteran club was hitting ' 70 and 75% per He was employed at the railroad roundhouse in Clarion until they moved to Whittemore in 1931 when he built the DX ser- v ' ce station. He had surgery the later part of June from which he never entirely recuperated. Mr. Schumacher was a member of the K. C., Algona, and a very active member of the iSeely Legion in Whittemore, which he helped organize, ialty. To re-open lumber yard at Ledyard The firm will be ' year 15 members - w Rock Island vvm also re e also P romoted the Whitte- main wUh the "new company i more news be sent to a11 local The f rrn will be ooenTo "bus men Serving in World War «• eWaien ^ - STEPHENSON indicated he may move forward Danny Merryman to guard post to run alongside Steve Hardy and put in Junior Dave Walker into a forward spot along with Dale Teeter and center Al Priebe. The Bulldogs have been notic- ably weak at a guard post all season although Ev Maahs has done a good job as of lately J However, he has not provided; NORTH CENTRAL CONFERENCE W Eagle Grove . 7 Clear Lake 6 Webster City . 5 Clarion _- 4 Algona 3 Iowa Falls 3 Humboldt 1 Hampton _ ....... - 0 L 0 1 3 3 4 4 6 8 ments are met and the yards are restocked. It was first planned to sell shares in the new company but. when it was found it would delay opening and increase bookkeeping costs, other arrangements were made for the present. Casey Loss named committee head j Casey Loss, Kossuth state ; representative, was named chair- i man of the appropriations committee of the Iowa house of representatives Tuesday when the committee list was announced. He is also the ranking member (No. '2 man after the chairman) on the ways and means committee. Hy is a democrat with one of the highest party seniority ratings in the house. Stillborn baby I at LuVerne ! luVerne — Scott William Toohey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Monte Toohey of LuVerne, was stillborn on Monday at the Britt hospital. Graveside rites were held Wednesday morning at the Sacred Heart cemetery at Livermore with Rev. Gerald Fisch officiating. The Blake funeral home was in charge. Survivors include the parents, one sister and a brother. H "! em ' department in . . . . promoted a charter hn f n f>. n Auxiliary. In he went back to Germany vives, as does also a step-son Nicholas in Germany, and two Bluffs, Ark. In 1960 they visited Whittemore and a celebration was given by the Legion with guests veterans of World War 1 and others from the state, district, and county Legion. Tractor tips en Livermore farmer Livermore — Wilfred Kohlhaas, 46, of Livermore, suffered serious injuries Monday when the tractor he was operating tipped over on him. He suffered pelvic injuries and was rushed to Mercy hospital in Ft. Dodge | for surgery. His condition svas listed as serious. BUYS FARM Barney Frank!, Algona, pur- ; chased the Joe Kollasch estate farm southwest of Bancroft the past week. The 165-acre farm is at present tenanted by Rolland Kollasch. Possession of the farm will be given March 1, 1965. Rust-colored water now at Bancroft Bancroft — The Urge booster pump which forced water to the water tower here hat broken down and residents are putting r up~ with rust colored water her* for a week or ten days. A new unit was shipped from-California Monday. In the meantime, water is being pumped .directly,from the wells to. the tower, by-passing the: softener,, acewdtng to Verne Austin, superintendent of Utilities. . Lakota s oldest resident dies at 99 years Lakota — This community's oldest resident, Albert Ernest Rosenau, 99, died Saturday at the Park hospital in Mason City. He had been hospitalized since New Year's day when he broke his hip. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at the Lakota Presbyterian church with the Rev. John Reiner s officiating. Burial was made in Maple Hill cemetery. Mr Rosenau was born May 19, 1865 at Nuskada, Wis,, and lived in Lakota since he was just 13 years of age — dating back to 1878. He farmed near Lakota his entire adult life and was still living on the farm with a son when he fell. Survivors include four children: Alvin and Lloyd, both of Lakota; Herbert of Irvington; and Mrs Esther Gee of Imogene, Iowa. There are two granci- cliildren. Ex-Bancroft barber dies in Des Moines Bancroft — Clarence Dits- i worth, 76, of Des Moines, broth- jer of Frank Ditsworth of Ban- I croft, died at a Des Moines hospital Monday. He was struck by a car Dec. 1 and had been in ;the hospital since that time. | Funeral services will be held today (Thursday). Mr. Ditsworth : was a barber in Swea City and i Bancroft for many years before moving to Des Moines. His wife and a daughter also survive. Bancroft JayCees to get charter Bancroft — The Bancroft Jay- Cees will hold a banquet Tuesday, Jan. 26 in the St. John's church basement beginning at 7:30 p.m. The group, organized < here a short while ago, will receive their charter at that time. Ll. Gov. Robert Fulton wiil be the mail) speaker.