Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on January 18, 1965 · Page 1
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 1

Algona, Iowa
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Monday, January 18, 1965
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Wm. Warfield here Algone Komith CPU Entered as stcdhci class matter, Dec. 1. 1908. at Algona, Iowa, poiWflee under Act of Conaross Mnrch 8. 1879 VOL, 6S-NO, 4 MONDAY, JAN, II, 1965 - ALGONA, IOWA - 8 PAGES IN 1 SECTION State Historical Society v Iowa City, Iowa y X vance Algona buys new fire truck ACCLAIMED around thesociation. Achieving extraordin- world as one of the greatest vocal artists of today, William Warfield, the distinguished American bass-baritone, will sing here Wednesday, Jan, 20 at Q p.m.' at the high school auditorium under the auspices of the Kossuth Community Concert As- ary triumphs at home each season, he tours the world extensively and has been hailed from the capitals of Europe to the music-lovers in Australia. On six separate occasions our State Department, has requested his services as a cultural ambassador of the United States. AIN STEM BY JULIAN CHRISCHIUES "Twice Honored by State Awards" THE DAUGHTER of a former Algona girl arrived three days after the New Year started but still was the first baby born to Humboldt county parents and won a number of prizes in the annual first baby contest there . . she is Janet Renc.e Hauck, daughter of Mr and Mrs Gordon Hauck, who farm north of Humbolut. iMrs Hauck is the former Beverly Hovey, daugn- ter of Mr and Mrs Lionel Hovey of Algona. Thc baby was born Jan. 3 at i'ort Dodge but still was the first Humboldt county baby of '65. „„ :'# * ONE OF THE REALLY fine athletes in this part of the state is West Bend's George Bargman, three-time AH-Cornbelt Conference football and .basketball star ... he recently reached another high point of his career when he passed the 1,000- point mark in basketball in leading the Bulldogs to their 8th straight victory. George is averaging 16.5 points pi-r game and leads the team in assists. He's also a fine pitcher in baseball and was i\n All-Northwest Iowa football player last tall. TIME Magazine had an interesting article on the famed Macy's of New York in a recent issue . . . some tidbits of in- lormation included were that goods sell fastest on f.he ends of counters or at stands in the middle of aisles, and fastest of all on the main floor . . . the average purchase in the nation's department stores has risen during the past decade from $5.02 to $6.12 . . . the store has a private police force large enough to protect a city the size of Des Moines, captained by an ex- FBI agent who presides over an array of secret photo-electric alarms and six Doberman plnschers, which emerge from their rooftop kennels to patrol the floors after dark . . . computers will soon take the guesswork out of merchandising for the store, providing daily reports on which colors, sizes and styles are selling fast — and which aren't. Eventually, the machines will be able to telj Macy executives within four days after a piece of merchandise goes on sale, what its final sales will be within 80 per cent accuracy. Joe Preston, Swea-Eagle, dies suddenly Swea-Eagle — Joe Preston, well-known farmer and auctioneer in the area, died Wesdncs- day sometime after 10:30 a.m. Mr. Preston had gone outdoors and his wife thought he had gone to Elmore with his son, Tom. At noon Tom returned and Mr. Preston did not. She called her son's to Inquire about her husband. He found his father in the chicken house where he had gone to gather eggs. The Tom Prestons live just across the road from the elder Pres- tons. Joseph Wesley Preston, 73, was born August 5, 1891, in Warren county, near Hartford. He was educated in Warren county and attended auctioneering school in Chicago in 1911. He was married to Pearl Keeney at Carlisle Dec. 20, 1916. ; They recently had their 48th anniversary. I Mr. Preston farmed along with I his auctioneering until about I ten years ago when he retired land his son Tom, took over the i operation of his farm. He was a longtime member of the Swea City school board and a past president. He is survived by his wife, two sons, Tom and Jim, and seven daughters, Mrs. Roger Linde (Eloise), Mrs. Maynard Jensen (Pauline), Swea City; Mrs. Kenneth Anderson 1 (Miriam) and Mrs. Marvin Boeveir^(rtiha), Estherville; -'J.'Mrt..' VAIfred- Nelson (Wilma), Henry, 111.; Mrs. Keith Griffith (Phyllis), Panorama, Calif.; and Mrs. John Kelly (Jan 'ice), Armstrong.'. There are 2S 'grandchildren and 6 .great grandchildren. • There' is 'one 1 I brother, Earl, Armstrong, 'his step-father', William Bradford) Des Moines, a half brother and ! three half sisters. One daughter iis dead. I Services were Saturday at 2 Weidenhoff s "new look" THE "NEW LOOK" of the Weidenhoff plant east of Algona is shown in this photograph taken last week from highway 18 looking south. The entire old "hemp plant' 1 core of the industry was taken out and over 45,000 square feat of new steel building replaced it. Entirely new office quarters are;also now included in this fourth Weidenhoff expansion in the past seven years. A total of 18,700 more square feet of floor space was added to thc Algo.'ia industry with an expected increase in employment to follow . Work was done by the Cowan Corp. with Behlen steel furnished by Taylor Implement Co. Exclusive Advance photo by Mike Stillman. Council rejects 2 low bidders; vote is 3-2 The Algona City Council voted 3-2 to purchase a new Tiro truck cab and chassis Wednesday night at its regular meeting and accepted the third high of four bids submitted by four local truck dealers. The bids and delivery date were submitted as follows: Firm Bid Joe Bradley Equipment .... $4,749.00 Taylor Motor Co. $4,756.50 Kossuth Motor Co $4,76:3.74 Algona Implement Co. $5,952.12 Delivery Date — Six weeks — 30 to 40 days — 4 to ;5 weeks — 45 to 60 days Although the Joe Bradley bid on a CMC truck and the Taylor Motor Co. bid on a Ford truck were lower, the council voted to accept, the hid of the Kossuth Motor Co. on a Chevrolet truck. The three low bids were less than $15 apart. After the opening of bids, there was con- sidcrable discussion. sion, subject to the approval o£ Both fire chief Ralph Elbert and assistant! thc rcc re"atlon commission. No "Kink" Wille were present at ' thc meeting. Wesley, Mother of 9, r , dies after illness Dorothy Eisenbacher, 48, of Wesley, died Jan, 13 at the St. Ann hospital after a lingering illness. Funeral services were held on Saturday morning at St. Joseph's Catholic church in Wesley. Celebrant a,t the solemn requiem high mass was Fr. L. J. Eisenbacher, Odebolt; deacon was Fr. R. W. Phillips, and sub-deacon was Fr. Harold Wolf, Milwaukee, Wis. Mrs Eisenbacher was born in Buffalo Center, Sept. 13, 1916, daughter of Mary Meimann and Joseph Smith. She was married to Vincent Eisenbacher April 15, 1943, at Buffalo Center. Surviving besides her husband are nine children: Sister Mary Ignatius, Briar Cliff, Sioux City; and James, Rita, Jane, John, Linda, Judy, Theresa, and Ann at home. Her mother is Jiving in Buffalo Center. 'Also surviving are a sister and, a brother, Florence, Mrs William Huglin, Rockwell, and Vincent Smith, Buffalo Center. Burial was in the St. Joseph's cemetery in Wesley. Pallbearers were Marion llelin, Ralph Smith, Lester Meimann, Carl Meimann, William Eisenbacher, and David Hilbert, Hamilton funeral home was in charge. Mrs Eisenbacher attended the Clarke college, Dubuque, and taught school for six years before marriage. She was a member of the Guild, Vice Grand Regent of C D A and served as Parent-Teacher officer at Garrigan high school. New railroad flasher signal at Whillemore A flasher railroad crossing signal will be installed at the trotting near the Whittemore Elevator, it was learned Utt week from the State Highway Commission. A Hearing was held Pec. 11, 1964 at Whittemore by the commission to accept argument! and evidence concerning the need for warning signals it the location, tast week, the Whittemore town cpuncil was notified that the signalt will be erected at § co*t not to eyceed $11,909- Tbt Tewn pf Whitttmflrf will pay |I,9Q9 of the cost, the railroad will pay $1,109 and the remainder will be paid by the State Highway Commit*ion. The fignaif will be installed ioroetime within the n e*t nine months. Snow and ice cause car Snow and icy roads were the cause of several highway accidents in Kossuth ^county Thursday: There were** ho personal injuries reported .in the mishaps, however. .. Charges of driving faster than road conditions warranted were filed against Daryl O. Jagels, LuVerne, when his pickup truck struck two parked cars in the north part of LuVerne Thursday morning about 8:30 a.m. Patrolman Charles Bird filed the charges. The Jagels machine struck parked cars owned by OCA vii»ca vvcic tjaiuiuay at & i "*• *»*••* fM*.»^v« %,u*o wvui^u *jj p.m. at the Immanuel Lutheran! John Gross, Hayfield, Minn, and church with Piev. Cain officiating and burial was in Harrison township cemetery. , . Algona band to Humboldt tomorrow The Algona high school band will be one of four North Central Conference units participating in a four-school band festival at Humboldt's new high school tomorrow, Tuesday. Between 200 and 300 students from Clarion, Webster City and Algona will participate. William Green, instrumental music director at Buena Vista college in Storm Lake, will di rect the Festival Band. He has composed several selections during his career and the mass ed band will perform one of these entitled "Trumpets Up." The day plans to be a busy one with the schedule including rehearsals during the afternoon, followed by a "Sock Hop" at 5 p.m. under sponsorship of the Humboldt Student Council. Supper will be served, beginning at 5:30 by the Hmnboldt Band Boosters. Al|ona pastors •Ktbangi Two Algona pastors exchanged, pulpits Sunday jn participation of a statewide pulpit exchange. Rev. Frank Harcey of the First Congregational church in Algona officiated at services in the St. Thomas Episcopal church here. The St. Thomas pastor, Rev. Milo Dailey, officiated at the First Methodist church services at Emmetsburg, while the pastor there, Rev. Chester Guin», officiated in services at the. Trinity Episcopal church at Emmetsburg and also at the First Congregational church in Algona. Bernadell Harman, LuVerne. There was $100 to the Harman car, $25 damage to the Gross car and about $5 to the pickup truck. A CAR DRIVEN by Raymond G. Rhode, 22, Estherville, struck a car driven by John Studer, 15, and owned by his father Joe Studer, Algona, one-quarter mile east of Algona on highway 18 about 8:20 a.m. Thursday. Studer had stopped for a school bus and the Estherville car struck him from the rear. The driver said he was blinded by blowing snow. The Studer car had $50 damage and the Rhode machine $100, Bird also checked this accident but no charges were filed. . Authorities are still investigating an accident 6 ] /4 miles north of Whittemore on highway 44 which occurred last Thursday about 2 p.m. A TRUCK driven by LuVerne T, Hanson, 28 of Algona and owned by Ed Wolf, also of Algona, was pulling into the Lyle Haack farm drive from the north when it was struck in the right rear fender by another car. The second driver was from Ft. Dodge and stopped at the scene. At first the men believed damage to be minor but it was later found damage to the Ft. Dodge car was several hundred dollars. iURT TOWN marshall Walt Steward reported a freak accident there last Tuesday afternoon about 4:45 p.m. on Walnut street. Edward Frederickson, 63 of Burt, parked his -car to go Avoid long wail mail checks today! Kossuth County Treasurer Rosella Voigt reported today that aiito license renewals arc running about 800 behind a year'agi and for parsons who wish to avoid a long wait in line to mail their checks today... "A year ago near the %nd of" January, tome folks waited in line for an hour or more to get their 1964 licenses," she said. "This year the wait could be longer because renewals are about 800 behind last year. I would ad- vite anyone who has not p jr- <Tharttt his 1965'car or'truck license to do so as soon as possible to avoid this long wait at the end of the month." Officers for Kossuth NFO are elected The annual election of Kos-i action was taken. A quit claim deed from Carrie J. King to the City for a portion of Locust street from Putnam to McCoy was accepted. Ordinance 441, which is to vacate Putnam from Poplar to Locust street, was adopted. In other business, city clerk Dave Smith was authorized to check on the purchase price of chips for seal coating and authorized the purchase of 50 parking meter mechanisms to replace the 50 old meter mechanisms. Crash at Fenton Fsnton '— A car driven by Franklin Mueller, Fenton, was struck by a semi-truck Thursday morning at an intersection here. True* driver Larry Bogardus, Sac City, was charged with lailing to yield right-of-way. Light snow \\as falling at the time of the crash, which did $125 damage to Mueller's car. suth N. Death by Stroke Swea Uiy — An autopsy into the death of a 37-year old Swea City man revealed a stroke was F. 0. was held at thel tn ?.. ca " ss °f death Louis Navratil, 37, who was found • dead Cunningham cafe, Burt, Jan. 13. The present chairman, Kenneth Rofethler, and vice-chairman Lester Fuchsen resigned. Jan. 7 in his Swea City home, died of a brain hemorrhage ac- cording'to Kossuth Medical Examiner, Dr. R. F. Snyder, Swea Philip Studer, Wesley, was el- City. Navratil was a representa- ected chairman, and Sam Lar- tive of the Decker Packing Co. son, Armstrong, vice chairman.! 0 ' Mason City. Gerhald Maass was reelected as secretary, and Eulen Schuller. Titonka, reelected treasurer. Haymond Harig was retained as chairman of the meat board. Mr Harig reported on activi- Chambsr Banquet Algona — The annual Chamber 01 Commerce banquet will ue held Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. in the high school Annex. ties of the meat board in ar-j ajvaker will be Emmett F. But- Elbert indicated to council members that he was more familiar with thc Chevrolet truck and would prefer they purchase that one. After more discussion a vote was taken. Voting for the purchase were councnmcn Stan ivlucxcy, Jim Anureasen and Joe Elbert. Voting against the purchase were councumen Sheridan Cook and twerett Baldus. '1 he sixth councilman, Ken Pe.rce, was absent. Tnu council reserved the right, as it docs on most bids, to reject any or all bids. The low bid is not. always taken in such matters although it most frequently is. however, school buses have been purchased by the Algona Community School District with out taking the low bid. Kcpreientatives of the AJgona Implement Co., Taylor Motor Co. and Joe Bradley Equipment firms and their companies were preajnt. There was no out; present from the Kossuth Motor Co. Bids will be accepted soon for the truck body, according to CUy CierK Dave Smith. No local firms bid on this part of the truck. THE NEW truck, a 750-gallon pumper, will replace the present 1947 Chevrolet (with a 1954 engine), which will be sold when uie new unit is ready for use. Tha purchase is necessitated tor insurance reasons. The Algona lire department also has a 1952 Seagrave and 1959 Chevroiet lire trucks (the latter used tor rural firesj and a 1949 GMC panel truck. Ihere was also discussion on the purchase of a second police car, which would replace thc motorcycle now used for parking meter checking and other ued on west and was caught at patrol work. Police chief Al li'ie- Watertown. According to Lind- kelman said that il a new police horst, Morgan was released from car was purcnased, checking ol' the Minnesota state prison at meters would be done by loot. Stillwater on Nov. 14, 1964, af- He said there is a definite need ter serving a forgery sentence, lor two police cars, particularly at night. Swea City forgeries are cleared up Three forgeries at Swea City early in January were cleared up with the apprehension of a man at Waiurlown, S. D. last week. He wa.< William H. Morgan and Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst said he is be.mg prosecuted ut and thus will not be returned here. The checks were for $50 and $60 and were passed at Johnson's Menswear, Christensen Grocery & Market and Charlson Hardware at Swea City earlier this month. They were drawn on the Armstrong bank and payment was made to a Herman Morgan, supposedly carrying the signature of a Swea City farmer. Morgan bought a small amount of .tier- chandise at each place and got the rest in cash. Forged checks by the same man were also reported at Forest City, Lake Mills and Buffalo Center. Apparently, he contin- council talked about the proposal but did not lake any ranging marketing agreements which will become active in the near future with various processors, Lester Fuchsen, chairman of' the grain board, is grouping beans Irom N. F. 0. members m 10,000 bu. lots lor overseas ueiuute action. A Algona picnic dated for Galifornians 7 at time wit,i torn ligaments must-Jos in his back. th and' sale, primarily Japan for which pcf | ynt | | e n mi the ice near the i\'. F. O. members have been re- pumiJ I IOU£L . j n otlosan Monda (•(HVJng advantageous prices. Newly elected officers take charge Feb. 10. 294 from Kossuth in armed services There are 294 currently serv- ier, Newton. A meeting of thei u;au^u-ial Corp. will follow! A NUMBER of other items 1 plus introduction of new Cham-, were brought belore the coun- ! uer directors during the ban-i cil. A request to purchase pro-' <!«*. P«rly fiou, the city by Kyle ^'H ^p.m" Thl^De li 10 ?"™! 1 the ninth amiual get-together of Algonans on the west coast. As usual Edward Genrich makes the report of the meeting, and a lot he owns ) le says the recreation building the ---=--• Tears Ligaments Ottosen — Mike rveiln Direct Coyle slip- on South was referred to a com lor lurtner t> a t he municipal a t tf the park is y e idealand «owd While he was gone, the car ' cordmg to Don na H oover, clerk went into gear lomehow and ?J the Select ' v0eQ Se Tf e offlce '' rimmed into the city library l ^ e wer(e 2 J 8 ^'teen-year- building, doing some $400 dani-'? 14§ / e / isteredi with the local age to the building, according >° 3r< * durmg .the year 1984. In to Steward. The car also had J e W™ period 58 enlisted in some damage the armed forces ' 24 m the ar ' * ' my, 24 in the navy, 5 in the air __..__ [force and 3 in the marine corps. VfcNTfR 'There were 27 inducted into the Dr. R. D. Brainerd will not be army and 37 enlisted in the rein his office Jan. 21 and 22. He serve and the National Guard, will be at the University of Only one was inducted for Jan- Kansas Medical Center for post uary and there will be none cal- i graduate study. led for February. Pcr.'iand Meeting Porthnd — '1 lie Portland Progress clui) will meet 'lluirsday aiternoon, Jan. 21, in the home of dl will be "A vegetable dish 1 lika" and the paying of dues. Fun time will ba in charge of Ethel Smith and Myrtle Zwiefel. B-r-r — 'twas coldl Algona — Saturday morning was the coldest day since Dec. 21, 1903. The mercury plunged to -18 .early Saturday and it hasn't been that cold since that December date back in 1963 when it was -20 here in Kossuth 1 I'iJUUU . To open recreation center in Algona The February opening of a new recreational center on main street in Algona has been announced by Bob Riedel. It will cater to teen-agers and adults with a fountain and ice cream bar plus si* brand new AMF billiard tables. Pizza, hot dogs, coffee, malts, and soft drinks will be served. There will be no alcoholic beverages of any kind. This will be the most modern recreation center in the area. Mr. Riedel is no newcomer to the county. For the past year and a half he has been advertising salesman for KLGA, co-owner of the Algona Lanes for six years, and prior to that he operated a gas station for seven years in Bode.

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