The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 11, 1966 · Page 8
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 11, 1966
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8-Algona (la.) Upper Des Mo!n<s» Thtmdoy, Avgust 11, Burt-Lone Rock MONITOR More Blacktop Is Scheduled At Lone Rock LONE ROCK- The Lone Rock council voted to blacktop five city blocks. Work will be done by the Rohlin Construction Co. of Estherville. This will add to seven blocks blacktopped two years ago. Work on the project will begin this fall. The council also voted to have Mercury Vapor street lights installed on the main street in town. This is to be done as soon as possible. I Notes Of IServicemen! Lynn Bierstedt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bierstedt, returned home Saturday after spending the last six weeks at Ft. Riley, Kansas at R.O.T.C. summer camp. Lynn will be a senior in business agriculture at Iowa State University. Pvt. Lawrence W. Geltzenauer returned Friday to Ft. Riley, Kansas, after a two week leave at home with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Geitzenauer. Pvt. Geitzenauer is with the field artillery, and will be attending an eight- week schooling. I Lone Rock! i I By Mrs. Jesse Blanchard iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiil Jill Blanchard returned home friday after spending a week visiting her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. H. K. Drown, Des Moines. David Drown returned with her to spend a few days visiting in Lone Rock. Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Brace Kevin and Brian visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Christensen, Storm Lake, Sunday. Mrs. Christensen and Mrs. Brace are former college roommates. Jay Brace is visiting for several days at the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Brace, Hayfield, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. William Ebert of Fairfield and Mrs. Rose Rahm- stock of Lakota were Sunday guests at the home of the Wilford Radigs. Mr. Elbert is an uncle of Mrs, Radig. Mr. and Mrs. Willis Cotton entertained supper guests Sunday at the home on Lake Okoboji. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Krueger, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Jensen, Mr. and Mrs. Vic Whelen of Dolliver. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Marlow entertained Sunday evening dinner guests, Mrs. Eugene Pruitt, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Priebe, Mr. and Mrs. Ken Schmidt. Mr. and Mrs. Milford Mitchell spent Sunday in Des Moines at the home of their son and family Mr. and Mrs. Sanford Mitchell. Their daughters and families were also present for the reunion, Mr. and Mrs. Duane Habeger, and Mr. and Mrs. Peter Yelick of Warren, Mich. Mr. and Mrs. Yelick and girls are spending a week at the parental home. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Blanchard and Mrs. A. D. Newbrough visited Mrs. Cora Terwilliger of Humboldt. Mrs. Terwilliger, 80, fell and broke her arm. Elsie Willrett of Algona was a guest at the Frank Flaig home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Tiemanand Theresa, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dreyer arid Jane, and Janette Ruhnke of Fenton attended a Theesfield reunion at Lake View Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. David Dreyer and boys were weekend visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dreyer andtheArno Juhl home in Fenton. The Dreyer boys remained for a longer visit. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Jensen visited Richard Deardorff in a Perry hospital last Friday. Richard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Or- fille Deardorff, was in the hospital following an appendectomy Tuesday. Richard is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Jensen. Several families from the Lone Rock Presbyterian church had a picnic together with their former pastor, Rev. Benjamin Meyer, after services in the Algona Presbyterian church. Thepicnic at the Call park had the following families present: Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Kraft, Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Lee, Mr. and Mrs. A, A. Krueger, Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Rath, Mrs. Dennis Priebe, Mrs. Eldon Marlow, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Blanchard, Mrs. A, D. Newbrough, Mrs. Pauline McGuire. Rev. Meyer is now living in Minneapolis. The Ralph Hammerstrom family of Lone Rock attended the wedding of Mr. Hammerstrom's neice, Eileen Hammerstrom., Pocohantas. Miss Hammerstrom daughter of Mr. and Mrs. LaVern Hammerstrom former Lone Rock residents, was married to Daniel Tate in the Methodist church August 7. Judy Hammerstrom was maid of honor, Janet Hammerstrom bridesmaid and Jenean Zwiefel of Fenton a bridesmaid at their cousin's wedding. The bride is in nurses training at Ft. Dodge and after her graduation next year she will Join her husband who is stationed in the state of Washington. Mrs. Adele Thompson attened a Heidenwith family reunion at Swea City Aug. 7. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schroeder attended a Hibbler family reunion at Carroll Sunday. There were 40 people at the picnic. NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION Notice is hereby given that a special election will be held In the Town of Lone Rock, Iowa on the 23rd day of August, 1066, for the purpose of submitting to the legal and qualified electors of said town, to be voted upon by them, the question of whether the following public measure shall be adopted: "Shall the following nonexclusive franchise Ordinance No. 232, passed by the Town Council of Lone Rock, Iowa on the 11th day of July, 1966 be adopted ?" ORDINANCE NO. 232 FRANCHISE FOR GAS DISTRIBUTION AN ORDINANCE GRANTING UNTO NORTH CENTRAL PUBLIC SERVICE CO., AN IOWA CORPORATION, WITH • ITS PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS AT PERRY, IOWA, ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, THE FRANCHISE AND RIGHT FOR A PERIOD OF TWENTY- FIVE (25) YEARS TO ERECT, CONSTRUCT, RECONSTRUCT, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE A NATURAL AND/OR ARTIFICIAL GAS DISTRIBUTING SYSTEM FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF NATURAL AND/OR ARTIFICIAL GAS IN THE TOWN OF LONE ROCK, IOWA, CONSISTING OF ALL SUCH EQUIPMENT, MACHINERY, PIPES, FIXTURES, TANKS AND OTHER APPURTENANCES AS MAY BE NECESSARY OR USEFUL FOR SUCH DISTRIBUTING SYSTEM, AND TO USE AND OCCUPY THE STREETS, AVENUES, ALLEYS, BRIDGES AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES WITH GAS MAINS, PIPES, PIPELINE CONDUITS AND OTHER NECESSARY OR USEFUL APPLIANCES OR < EQUIPMENT FOR THE SALE AND/OR DISTRIBUTION OF SUCH GAS IN AND TO SAID TOWN AND THE INHABITANTS THEREOF, AND OTHERS, AND TO SELL, TRANSMIT AND DISTRIBUTE SUCH GAS TO THE TOWN AND ITS INHABITANTS, OR OTHERS, WITHIN OR WITHOUT THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE TOWN FOR LIGHT, HEAT, POWER, FUEL, COOKING AND FOR ALL OTHER PURPOSES, AND PRESCRIBING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE GRANT AND THE PENALTY FOR THE VIOLATION OF SAME, AND REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH, WHEREAS, North Central Public Service Co. has requested a franchise to arrange for the distribution of natural and/or artificial gas In the Town of Lone Rock, Iowa, and said corporation is desirous of arranging for such distribution of gas; and, WHEREAS, it is deemed to be to the best Interest of the town that arrangements be made for such distribution of gas and that North Central Public Service Co, be granted a franchise therefor, NOW, THEREFORE BEITOR- DAINED by the Town Council: Section I, That the Town of Lone Rock, Iowa t hereby grants unto North Central Public Service Co., its successors and assigns, a nonexclusive right and franchise tor a period of twenty-five(25) years from and after the date of passage, approval and publication of this ordinance, to erect, construct, reconstruct, maintain and operate within said town,a natural and/or artificial gas distributing system, together with all appurtenances, pipes, machinery, ttnks and appliances necessary or useful thereto, tor the distribution of natural and/or artificial gas tor the purpose of selling, distributing and supplying such gas to the town and the inhabitants thereof, and others, together With the right and franchise to use and occupy the streets, avenues, alleys, bridges and other public places of «aid town, as now laid out or hereafter extended, with its gas mains, pipes, pipe lines, distributing lines, conduits and other appliances and appurtenances necessary or useful for the purpose of maintaining and operating such gas distributing system Within the town, and the right and franchise of selling, distributing and supplying said town and inhabitants thereof, and others, within and without corporate limits of said town, with such gas for light, heat, fuel, power, cooking and other purposes, subject to the terms and conditions of this ordinance as herein set forth, and repealing all ordinances in conflict therewith. Section II. Grantee shall construct, maintain and operate, or otherwise provide a modern and adequate natural and/or artificial gas distributing system for the furnishing, sale and/or distribution of such gas In the town as soon as a supply of gas is available, and said system shall have adequate capacity to furnish the reasonable requirements of said town and Its Inhabitants with gas as may be required to furnish adequate service within the said town. The grantee shall not be required to extend the distribution system for customers until the grantee is able to obtain sufficient gas for such extension and until the grantee has been assurred that It will have such •additional customers under contract to use its product as will assure the grantee a reasonable return on its cost for any such extension of the distribution system. Section m. In order to effect the rights granted hereunder the grantee is authorized to make all necessary excavations In the streets, avenues, alleys and other lanes and public places of said town, but the Same shall be done with the least possible Interference with or Inconveneince to the public individuals, or public property ; and the grantee shall, in all cases, restore all, streets, alleys, and public place_sj, and " all pavements and excavations, to their original condition; and in laying mains and pipes, the grantee shall conform to all reasonable regulations prescribed by the town to prevent injury to the pavement, streets, avenues, alleys and public places, and grantee shall not unnecessarily interfere with, In- jUre or change any pavement, water pipes, drains or sewers of said town, either public or private; and the grantor agrees that after the grantee's distribution system has been constructed, the grantor will not interfere with the location of said distribution system without reimbursing the grantee for cost of such interference or relocation. Section IV. The grants herein contained are upon the express condition that the grantee shall be liable for all damages caused by the negligence or mismanagement of grantee, its agents or employees, in the construction and maintenance of said distribution system, and it shall protect said town from any and all liability therefrom. Section V, That the grantee, in addition to saving the town harmless from any and all claims which may be made against the town by reason or or on account of the con- struction, maintenance or operation of the plant, distributing system, and other construction erected and maintained under or by virtue of this franchise, •hall defend any suit brought against the town on account thereof at its sole cost and expense, and ahould any Judgment be rendered against the town as a result of said suit or suits, the grantee hereby agrees to pay said judgment, and the record of the judgment against said town in such suit shall be conclusive evidence to entitle said town to recover the amount thereof from said grantee. Section VI. That if the grantee falls to perform any of the conditions, requirements, duties or obligations herein provided to be performed by said grantee, the town may cause to be served upon the grantee a written notice In the manner provided for serving original notices in civil actions, which notice shall specify the particular conditions, duties, obligations, or requirements which It Is claimed the grantee has failed to perform, and If the grantee shall not perform such conditions, requirements, duties or obligations specified in said notice within thirty (30) days after the date of the service of said notice, upon a proper showing made by the town before a court of competent Jurisdiction, the court, at its discretion, may order or refuse to order the performance of such requirements, or may grant a forfeiture of all the rights of the grantee. Section vn. That all the provisions of this ordinance shall apply to the successors and assigns of the grantee with the same force and effect as they do the grantee itself. Section vm. That all ordinances, or parts of ordinances, Insofar as they are in direct conflict herewith, are hereby repealed. Section IX. This ordinance shall take effect upon its acceptance In writing by the grantee, filed with the Town Clerk within thirty (30) days from its approval by a majority of the electors of the town voting thereon at a general or special election as provided by law. Section X. The grantee shall pay all expenses incurred in the preparation and publication of this ordinance and the grantee shall R&y$WJ?P& t flii ncu RK9d;in holding n$4;jM£(j$$ to.subflilj tn4sordin- ance; to ' the legal electors for their approval as provided by law. Section XI. Whenever the term "grantee' is used herein it shall be taken to mean and Include North Central Public Service Co., its successors and assigns. PASSED, ADOPTED AND APPROVED by the Town Council on the llth day of July, 1966. /a/ Erich Seegebarth Erich Seegebarth Mayor, Town of Lone Rock, Iowa ATTEST: /a/ J. M. Blanchard J. M. Blanchard Clerk, Town of Lone Rock, Iowa POLLING PLACE The polling place for said election shall be in the Lee Building in Lone Rock, Iowa, and the polls will be opened at 8:00 o'clock a. m. of the forenoon and will be closed at 8:00 o'clock p. m. of the evening of said day. /a/ Erich Seegebarth Erich Seegebarth Mayor of the Town of Lone Rock, Iowa ATTEST: /s/ J. M. Blanchard J, M. Blanchard, Town Clerk, Town of Lone Rock, Iowa. (July 21 -28, Aug. 4 -11) LONE ROCK BUSINESSES THAT ARE HELPING FINANCE THE KOSSUTH COUNTY FAIR BARBEQUE: The Lone Rock Bank Lone Rock Co-op Exchange Art Priebe Grocery Blanchard Lumber & Hardware Co. Henry Schroeder Pioneer Seed Corn Sales Dick's Place Clarence Kraft DX Service Jim Meyer* Standard Service i. A. "Bud" lee - Cuftom Dirt Work They blackfopped our streets at night for half price to get away from us "city engineers/' They don't know it, but they tarred Jay Graham's tomatoes I WILSON'S CHIPPED BEEF 4oz. WILSON'S CRISP-RITE BACON lib. 69 TWIN-PAC POTATO CHIPS FRESH GROUND BEEF - TOP QUALITY *. - M9 YACHT CLUB SWEET PICKLES full qt. Orange FROZEN LEMONADE 3 MR. G. FRENCH FRIES 9 02. each NO. 1 RED POTATOES SALT Ib. bag 69 BROWN OR POWDERED SUGAR lib. box 2 for CHARMIN LUNCH NAPKINS 60 et. pkg. each TEDDY BEAR PHILADELPHIA CREAM CHEESE 3 oz. 1O BUTTERTOP Sweet Rolls - YOUR CHOICE 2 69 - COMPARE PRICES - WE GIVE 50 F R E E GIFT HOUSE STAMPS WITH A $5.00 ORDER - EVERY DAY 10 ROLL PKG. TOILET TISSUE B^^QBRRHHBinHHHHHiHB ^^^^» ^M " ^^^^^^^^ "*^^^^^^^^BF VOTMMMHMOT ^I^^^^V^^" Cardinal Store URT, IOWA

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