Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on January 25, 1965 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Monday, January 25, 1965
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ON A COMMITTEE Ledyard — Ronald Richter has been chosen to serve as treasurer for the 42nd Little International at South Dakota State university March 26-27. He was a member of the beef judging team from the college to the Kansas State Fair, Waterloo Dairy Cattle Congress and Chicago International Livestock Exposition. He is the son of the Fred Richters and was a 1960 graduate of the Ledyard high school. FIRE IN AWNING Burt — Firemen were called at 8 p.m. Jan. 20. Ben Leeck smelled smoke as he walked by Pratt's drug store. Investigation showed that the awning on the outside of the store was smoldering. The fire was soon out leaving a hole in the awning. Mr. Pratt carries insurance. . THAT LOOKS LIKE A N6WSPAFEH" Ko^uth Cou VOL 6S-NO, 6 MONDAY, JAN. 25, IMS — AL60NA, IOWA I PAGIS IN 1 SECTION Entered as second closs mother, Dec. 1, 1968, at Algond, Iowa, postoffieo Urid«f A« of Congress March 8, 1879 State Historical Society X Iowa City, Iowa once BUS DRIVER RETIRES Swea City — Ivan Elliott, of Swea City, drove school bus No. 6 here for the last time last week. He has driven a Swea City school bus for the past 13 Va years without an accident. Bill Champion took over the job last Monday. BAND FESTIVAL Fehton — Sentral high school will be host to the 15th annual State Line Conference band festival here today (Monday). Schools participating are Burt, Lakota, Armstrong, Ledyard, Lincoln-Central, Rake, Ringsted, Sentral, Swea City. Thompson and Titonka. A 383-piece mass ed band concert and 69-piece select band will play a concert in the evening beginning at 7:30 p.m. ;in the Sentral school. The public is invited., , CRACKS COLLARBONE Swea City — A 10-year old Swea City boy, Douglas Johnson, suffered a cracked cdllar- bone Wednesday noon when he slipped and fell on ice at the school playground here. He was sliding across the ice during tJie noon recess when he fell. He is the son of Mr and Mrs Mervin Johnson. LUCKY PRIEST Bancroft — "Jake" Lattimer, a former Bancroft business man who now lives in Pensacola, Fla., reports this amusing incident which concerned a former Bancroft priest. Seems the Rev. Patrick Waite, who as an assistant priest at St. John's some years ago and now a navy chaplain, went to the Sugar Bowl New Year's day with another chaplain to see the LSU-Syra- cuse game. But at the gate, Father Waite discovered he'd forgotten his ticket and it was too close to kick-off time to go back and get it. The other priest went in to his seat, Meanwhile, Father Waite accidentally got in line where people were being hired for ushers and got a job, A short time later, while he was ushering people to their seats, an assistant Syracuse coach spotted Father Waite, called him over and gave him a seat on the Syracuse bench. And all during the game the other chaplain was feeling sad Feed grains sign up dates announced Dates for the signup period in the 1965 feed grain and wheat stabilization programs were announced by R. I. Anderson, the Kossuth ASC chairman. The signup period for both programs will run for seven weeKs, from Feb. 8 through Mar. 26. The signup will be open to all farmers having feed grain bases and to all spring wneat producers having wheat allotments. Farmers who have both a feed grain base and a wheat allotment and who sign up for both programs may .elect to take advantage of a new provision permitting substitution of wheat for feed grains or feed grains for wheat in 1965. The signup for winter wheat producers for the 1965 wheat program was held last fall. Producers who signed up at that time may change their intentions during the coming signup period by applying to the county ASCS.office. As in previous years, participation in the feed gram and wheat programs is voluntary on the part of eligible producers but those who wish to take part must enroll during the announced signup period. Farmers who participate in the 1965 feed grain program-will be eligible tor diversion and price-support payments as in past years. They' will also be eligible for price-support loans on their entire 1965 production of corn, grain sorghum and barley. Support payments will be made to participants whether their 1965 feed grains are fed on the farm, sold or placed under price-support loans. The 1965 wheat program is generally the same as tor 1964 and provides for diversion payments, marketing 'certificates and price-support loans. Details, including new provisions, will be explained to interested wheat producers by the county ASCS office. Nog hoist burns near Bancroft A hog house at the James Seeker farm a mile west of Bancroft burned Friday morn* ng. However all the hogs were >ut of the house or got out. rhere was no one at home as Becker had surgery at the lospital at Iowa City that same morning. The truck answered Bancroft fire the call and kept the fire from spreading. Edna Riedel, Burt, dies at Mason City Edna Anna Riedel, 57, died Thursday at Mercy hospital in Mason City. Funeral jservices were held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at St. John's Lutheran church in Burt with Rev. William Scheer officiating. Burial was in the Burt township cemetery. Edna Anna Dacken was born July 9, 1907, in Burt township, Schneider She was married to Louis H. Riedel Dec. daughter of Louise and. Henry Dacken. To lead Algona Chamber In 7965 THE DIRECTORS, AND OFFICERS of the Algona Chamber of Commerce are shown Tuesday night after the group's annual banquet attended by over 400 members and their wives. Pictured above are. left to right, George Allen, Dick Cook, Bill Conn, Norm Christian, Treasurer Earl Lierley, "Bud" Anderson, President Pat Moritag, Dr. Jerry Shey, Vice- President Ted Chrischilles, "Andy" Anderson, Don Gant, Past President Tom Rich and Secretary Bill Stecle. Directors not, pictured are Mitch Taylor, Clair Blossom, Ken Peirce and Wesley Schultz. The new directors have taken office already. 27. 1927, in Burt made their home. where they She was an because his fellow been left outside! priest had .W.V.V.%W.V.V.W.VV,VV We Rent Too! A family as large as this one can find a home top through the Classified Pages of the KQS* suth County Advance . . . ypu'H find many apartments and homes for rent every week . , , plus real estate fpr sale, Jive stock and used cars fp? §§!§. Read and use the want ad page of the Advance. "By fir tht (arg«*t (irculation To participate in the 1965 feed grain program, the farmer agrees to take out of production and devote to approved conservation use at least 20 percent of his farm's feed grain base. Maximum diversion is 50 percent of the base or 25 acres whichever is greater. The reduction may be made in any of the feed grains — corn, grain sorghum and barley. The diversion payment will be based on the crop diverted. If less than 40 percent of the farm feed grain base is actually diverted, the diversion payment will be made at one-fifth of the county support rate on the normal production of the first 20 percent of acreage diverted from the base, and at one-half of the support rate on the normal production of the remaining diverted acreage. If 40 percent or more of the base is diverted, the higher diversion payment rate will apply to all of the diverted acreage. Each owner and operator having a feed graiiTbase has been mailed an official notice of the farm's 1965 base, established normal yield, diversion payment rates and conserving base. Similar notices on wheat were mailed last summer to all farmers having wheat allotments for 1965. Notices on feed grain bases and wheat allotments are important and should be carefully Kept by owners and operators. Ex-Lakola man gels recent promotion L«kota *-nr Clarence Schwartz, son of Mrs, Lena Schwarz, was recently prompted, by the Green Giant Co. of Blue Earth, where he has been employed for the past 18 years. He has been moved to the position of plant supervisor at the Green Giant plant §t Glencoe, Minn. He will be the secpnd in command there and has already taken over his new duties. QMVI FINE QF $300 Rjchard L. Kahler pleaded guilty tp a charge of driving while intpxicated Friday before Judge G. W. Stillman §nd was fined $300 and costs. He was arrested Jan. 16 at the junction of Nos. 9 and 169 north of Ban croft by patrolman Cogdall. active member of St. John's Lutheran Ladies Aid. Survivors besides her husband are Lugenia, Mrs James Fredrickson, Rockwell, and Gerald Louis Riedel. Dubuque. A son. Darold Duane, died in infancy. Also surviving are three sisters and a brother: Viola, Mrs Ed Kain, Algona; Irene, Mrs A. J. Nauman, Augusta, Wis.; Ruth, Mrs Ernest Nauman, Burt; Walter Dacken, Lone Rock. Three brothers and her parents are deceased. Pallbearers were Martin Meyer, Carl Reynolds, Eugene Meyer, EuClaire Meyer, Eugene Drager and George Koestler. Me- ©ullough's was-in charge. r Services on Saturday for Titonka woman Funeral services were held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. for Nellie S. Nelson, 78, Titonka, at the Methodist church with Rev. Eugene Rasmussen officiating. Miss Nelson died at the Britt Memorial hospital Jan. 21. She was born May 6, 1886, at Goldfield, daughter of Caroline Jansen and Nels Nelson. As a small child she came to Titonka where she was a school teacher for 36 years. In 1942 she retired. One brother, George, Titonka, survives. Her parents, two brothers and a sister are deceas ed. W. C. Dewel, 89, dies Saturday at hospital Burial was in the Buffalo township cemetery with Blake Funeral Home in charge. Pallbearers were Frank Folkerts, Louie Huber, William Amesbury, Earl Stott, William Speicher, and Clifford Krantz. Ledyard student in college choir Ledyard — Dale Brandt, Led yard, student at Luther college Decorah, is a member of the nationally known Nordic Choir The group will start on its an nual tour Saturday, Jan. 23, The 60 voice choir will appear in 14 concerts throughout the mid- west, under the direction of Professor Weston Noble, IndHstrial group names officers Officers elected at a meeting of the Aigona Industrial Pevel- opment Corporation Friday are Jerry Leaneagh, pres.; Jack Chrischilles, vice; Murray Mow? ers, treas.; and Bill Steele, sec. Several proposals were discussed at the meeting of the board of directors which chooses the officers. ACADEMY CHOICE Steve Hardy, son of the Wes Hardys, received a letter from Senator B, p. Hickenlopper stating that he hsd been nominated for appointment to the Air Force Academy. Five other boys from Iowa have received such appointments but only one frpnj the state will be chosen. THJS PICTURE of W. C. Dewel was taken for the 50th anniversary of the Advance. He was active until 1953 when he had his 50th anniversary of purchase of the Advance, and he retired in 1959. W. C. Dewel died Saturday morning at St. Ann hospital after an illness of about three months. He was 89 years old. Funeral services have been tentatively set for Tuesday afternoon at the Methodist church. Mr. Dewel was born in Louisville, St. Lawrence county, New York, Sept. 2, 1875, son of Ira G. and Jennie M. Dewel. They moved to Iowa in 1881, first to Maxwell, and later to Bondurant, near Des Moines. Later they moved to Goldfield, where W. C. graduated from the high school. He \yas graduated from the university at Iowa City in 1896, and graduated from the college of law.at Drake university in 1897. He returned to Goldfield, where he was in the bank for a time, later publisher of the Goldfield Chronicle. He moved to Burt in 1899 and published the Burt Monitor and practiced law. In 1901 he was elected district court clerk and served until 1908 when - he purchased the Advance from the founder Ben F. Reed. Later the late Frank Clark, Titonka, was in partnership in the Advance until the late teens when lie purchased the Garner Leader. Mr. Dewel and Emma L. Patton, daughter of the F. H. Pattons, pioneers in the LuVerne neighborhood, were married at LuVerne Feb. 14, 1899, She died hi the spring of 1935, and he was married to Eva L. Peterson in April, 1942, who survives.' He is survived by five sons! of his first marriage: Duane, E., AJgona; Pr. B. F-, Evanston. 111.; I Gordon, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Donald, Dallas, Texas, and Dr. R. C., Baraboo, Wis. j He is also survived by one sister, Mrs, B. A. Thorpe, Mar-' gate, Fla. His parents lived j their later years in Algona. | When he was 14 years old he lost his lef|; arm in a railroad accident, and a few years later j became deaf which precluded! his practice of law. i He was named a Master Edi-, tor Publisher, highest honor of the Iowa Press Assn., in 1940. 4 farm sales advertised in today's paper Four area farm sales are advertised in today's Advance, three of them coming up this weekend. Already, seven sales for the month of February are advertised with many more coming up later. Following is a complete list of sales coming up. Farmers are given a free sale date listing in the Advance and are urged to take advantage of this service. JAN. 28 — Joe Ford closing out sale, at farm located 2Vz miles east of Bancroft, % mile south and Yi, mile east. Sale includes 100 head of ^livestock three tractors and other machinery. Quinn & Clark, auctioneers; Farmers & Traders Savings Bank, Bancroft, clerk, details in Advance Divorce from common law marriage asked A divorce from a common law marriage was asked by Patricia Scobba against John Scobba in a. case filed in district court Wednesday. According to the petition the couple lived together since June 26, 1960 "and although no marriage ceremony has been performed the defendant has advised the public that the plaintiff and defendant are husband and wife, so that a common law marriage exists between the parties." She asks custody of two children and support. Algona will host Cancer Society First blizzard of year; nearly 4 inches of snow Kossuth County had its first blizzard of the winter Mason Friday night but it really wasn't a full scale one compared to some we've had in the past. The heaviest snowfall of the winter — 394" — fell Friday night and early Saturday and was still falling 'Saturday morning. Although there was some drifting, most highways remained open al- tho an ice base which came when freezing mist and sleet hit the area early Friday evening, made driving hazardous Saturday. Awards made to GHb Scouts here Cub Scout Pack 70 met at the Bryant school Jan. 19. Den 5 had the opening number and also won the attendance flag. Awards were given to: Joe Bernardo, wolf badge; Steven Schneider, wolf badge and gold arrow; Jim Cassel, assistant den- ner stripe; Tom Kinseth, denner stripe; Keven Hensley, silver arrow under wolf; Dennis Payne, activity patch; Randy Buscher, wolf badge, denner stripe; John Robinson, assistant denner stripe Jim Welp, gold arrow under bear. A skit was given by Den J. Den 2 had the closing number. Feb. 7 is Scout Sundaj. Mr Welp explained rules for inspection. Rev Davies taught the gVo.up two action songs and led singing. 5UPES INTO CAR A car driven by Chet Willey, Algona, slid into a parked car ow^ed by Kay L. Shever, Al- gpfta, on West State street about 9:15 p.m. Friday night during the sleet. Damage was estimated at $8jO to the Willey car and $40 to ifee Shever machine. Full sale today. Jan. 29 — John Clark farm auction at farm located one mile east and 2Vz north of Terril. Complete line of machinery plus 155 head of hybred hogs and 21 sheep. Burns, Clark & Clark, auctioneers; Emmet County State Bank, Estherville, clerk. Sale details in today's Advance. Jan. 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; Livermore State Bank, clerk. Full sale details in Advance today. Feb. 3 — Henry Rustemier closing out sale near Bancroft. Quinn & Clark are the auctioneers and sale details will, appear in the Advance soon. Feb. 4 — John Weydert closing out sale. Quinn & Yunge- berg, auctioneers. Full sale listing in Advance today. FEB. 5 — Oliver Mathson sale at farm 2 miles north and 4 miles east of West Bend, or 4 miles south and 3 miles east of Whittemore, or 2 miles west, 6 miles south and 4V4 miles west of Junction 169 and 18 north of Algona. Machinery and miscellaneous, Quinn & Yungeberg, auctioneers; Iowa State Bank, Algona, clerk. Sale details in Advance later. Feb. 8 — Alvin Erpelding closing out sale, at south edge of St. Joe. Complete line of good farm machinery. Yungeberg & Kleve; "Red" Madsen, clerk. Full sale details in Advance later. FEB. 10 — Harlan Thompson closing out sale, at farm one mile south and three miles east I of Elmore, Minn. Sale includes! 35 head of cattle and complete line of farm machinery. Quinn & Clark, auctioneers; First National Bank, Elmore, Minn., clerk. Sale details in Advance later. FEB. 17 — M. C. Krosch & Son farm auction at farm located three miles north and two west of Ledyard. Sale includes five tractors, 296 head of livestock including sheep, hogs and cattle and full line of machinery. Krosch, Redel & Clark, auctioneers; First National Bank, Elmore, clerk. Sale details in Advance later. Representatives of 13 chapters of the North' Central Division of the American Cancer Society will meet in Algona on Jan, 29. Attending will be chapter chairmen, crusade chairmen, and key personnel of the 1965 fund campaign. Mrs Ted Hoover Jr. of Titonka, is 1965 fund drive chairman. SISTER DIES A sister of Irene Corle of Algona, Mrs. Esther Campney, 73 of Ruthven, died Friday afternoon at the Good Samaritan Home at Estherville. She grew up in this area. Services had not been set when the Advance went to press. School bus collides with car Thursday Seven Algona high school students escaped with minor bruises Wednesday afternoon when an Algona school bus which was takng them home collided with a car 3 miles north and 2% west of Algona. Driver of the bus was Harry Ireland, 62 of Algona, and the car driver was Gene Lockwood, 20, Lone Rock. The 1954 model' bus had $300 in damage and the Lockwood machine had an estimated $500 in damage. According to Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst, who investigated, the bus stopped at a stop sign on the Hobarton blacktop and then proceeded east in the path of the Lockwood car. Charges of failing to yield to traffic after stopping at a stop sign were filed by Lindhorst against Mr. Ireland. The students received scratches and light bruises.but none was seriously injured. The accident occurred about 4:35 p.m. . . College night sot at school hero A College and Vocations Night will be held at the Algona high school Wednesday, March 17, at 7:30 p.m. Representatives from colleges, nursing schools, business schools, beauty schools, trade schools and the armed services will be here. Students and parents are, invited to attend this meeting.- In addition to the Algona high school,^invitations have-been sent-to the juniors and seniors-in the other high schools in Kossuth county. Guidance counselors, Miss Sor ensen and Mr. James Andersen, are in charge of .the meeting. Cars collide on East State Two cars collided on East State street when one driven by Fern lone Fox, Algona backed out from a parking area into a vehicle driven by Leslie A. Finklestein, University City, Mo., at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday. Mr. Finklestein was making a left turn into the Cities Service gas station at the time. Estimated damage to the letter's car was $200 to the left rear door and fender. No charges were filed. "M/ss Iowa" here "MISS 1QWA", Carol Lyn Johnson, Ames, will make a one-day appearance in Algona Thursday at the Rusk Drug & Jewelry, in conjunction with the firm's 13th anniversary. Owner Bless Rusk reports she will be wearing $75,000 in diamonds. Full details on the anniversary event will appear in Thursday's, Advance.

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