The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 13, 1966 · Page 1
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The "RRST-OMHE-WKK" Tabloid VOL. 101 NO. 69 ESTAUKHm IBAt £&??*£* •« < ? >n !L£} M » »atter at thepottotfiec at Al«ona. Iowa oiMUarWD IBM (80811). Nov. 1. U3S. umtef Act of Confratt of Marth a. l«Tt &®®8^^ ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1966 32 Tabloid Pa« M - 2 $.cften. *®****^^ Well-Known Algona Farmer Dies Suddenly Funeral services for Alfred L. Erickson, 54, well-known Algona area farmer, were held at 2 p. m. Friday in the Methodist church, with Rev. William Noland officiating. Burial followed at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens and McCullough Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Arthur Gade, John Simon, Marvin Kramer, J. B.Winkel, Gerald Rochleau and Ken Roethler. Mr. Erickson, a resident of the same farm southwest of Algona for the past 53 years, died early Wednesday of a heart attack at his home. Alfred Lester Erickson, son of Peter M. and Johanna Maasdam Erickson, was born July 19,1921, at Rutland and came to this area at the age of one year. He was married to Alice Will here Nov. 16, 1947. Survivors include his wife; his mother; a son, Leslie, at home; a.brother, Donald, Algona; and four sisters, Ethel and Grace (Mrs. Ernest Johnson), Algona, Helen (Mrs. Charles Stiles), Charles City, and Johanna (Mrs. Harry Baker), St. Louis, Mo. Youth Admits He Entered Local Shop A 14-year-old Algona youth admitted to local police officers this week that he had entered Veronica's Beauty Shop here recently. The matter will be handled by juvenile authorities. The youth, in his statement, said the door to the business place was unlocked so he entered and looked around. According to his admission, he took a steel comb. It had been reported earlier that two cans of hair spray were missing after the theft was discovered. FARM BALK CALENDAB SEPT. 17, SATURDAY — Johnson & Larson Sale, 1 p.m., 4 east of 169-18 junction at Algona, to Drive-in corner, then 11/2 south. Machinery, etc. Sale details Sept. 13 Issue. Quinn & Leek, auctioneers; Red Madsen, Burt, clerk. SEPT. 17, SATURDAY — Glen Teeter sale, at 9:30 a.m. 2 west, 1/2 south of Burt; or 8 north, 1 1/2 west and 1/2 north of Algona. Machinery, buildings, etc. as listed in Sept. 13 issue. Clark & Quinn, auctioneers; Iowa State Bank, clerk. SEPT. 17, SATURDAY - Ganrin Sisters antique and household goods sale, Forest City. Details in Sept. 13 issue. Johnson and Murra, auctioneers; Don Amundson, clerk. SEPT. 20, TUESDAY — Pat Delaney sale, 1 p.m., 3/4 east of Armstrong Sale Barn and 1/2 north. Clark & Clark, auctioneers; First Trust & Savings, Armstrong, clerk. Details in Sept. 15 issue. Lorena Nemitz Succumbs At Fenton, Sept. 7 FENTON-Services were held at 2 p. m. Saturday in St. John's Lutheran church at Fenton for Mrs. Lorena Meyer Nemitz, 49. Mrs. Nemitz died last week of complications of diabetes at her borne. She had been 111 for a long time. Thomas Funeral Home was In charge of arrangements and burial was in the church cemetery. Mrs. Nemitz was born June 12, 1917. &e was married to Maynard Nemitz Sept. 5, 1943 Survivors include her husband and two brothers, Alfred and Fwd, both of Algona. John Claude Elected, Algona School Board The second largest total of voters in history went to the polls at Algona and Whittemore Monday and named John Claude to the single vacancy on the Algona Community School District board of education. Claude polled 879 votes, getting 853 here and 26 at Whittemore, while Dr. Kevin Nash was second among the five candidates for the post vacated by John^Hayes with a 593 total including 546 here and 47 at Whittemore. Bill Kraft was third with 397, getting 373 here and 24 at Whittemore ; then came Don Frideres, 16, and Phil Pfeffer, 9. SUMMARY Alg. Whit. Claude 853 26 Nash 546 47 Kraft 373 24 Frideres 14 2 Pfeffer 8 1 There were 25 spoiled ballots. Exactly one hundred ballots were counted at Whittemore, while 1,794 good votes were cast here, with 25 spoiled, running the total cast to 1,919, second only to the 2, 280 cast a year ago when two directors were elected in a red hot contest. A vote on a special bond issue for $445,000 in 1955 was responsible for attracting the third largest number of voters to the polls, 1,884. While the totals included above were unofficial, they were announced by Supt. O. B. Laing after the election board completed tabulations about 9:15 p. m. Monday. A year earlier, results were not known until a much later hour. Mr. Claude is district manager for the Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. here and has been an Algona resident for a number of years and is active in many community affairs. He is married and has four sons, including three attending the local high school this year. The number of ballots cast at Whittemore in this election was down almost 60 per cent from a year ago, probably due to a pair of factors. First, according to residents, they knew less about the candidates, and secondly, a ruling on polling 'places made it necessary for some voters to travel to Algona to cast a ballot. There were two polling places, one in Whittemore, the other in Algona. -o- HAZELHOFF, TOKEHOI ELECTED, SWEA CITY V. E. Haielhoff was reelected to the Swea City school board, and Wm. Tokbeim was elected as a new member of the board, in Monday balloting to fill two positions at Swea City. Hazelhoff polled 176 votes, Tokbeim 87. Running third was Walter 0*Green with 83 followed by Al- JOHN CLAUDE bert Anderson, 67, and Leslie Mlno, 33. The total vote was about normal. Tokhelm is from the newly annexed Grant district area. - o- NO CONTESTS AT SENTRAL, LUVERNE AREAS At LuVerne, Irwin (BUI) Jurgensen was elected a school board member, succeeding James Trauger who was not a candidate for re-election, and Harry Naffziger was reelected. Verlaine Johnson was reelected treasurer. In the Sentral Community School district, Robert Fortney yi&s elected as a director, succeeding Verl Smith who was not a candidate. Mr. Fortney lives north of Lone Rock. K. W. Jackson was reelected treasurer. Grant Pair Of Divorces Here, District Court Two divorces were granted in district court here this week. Carol Simmons was granted a divorce from Jonathan Simmons and received care and custody of three children and an unborn child. Patricia A. Downs was granted a final decree from Darrell J. Downs, also receiving care and custody of three children and support. A property settlement was agreed upon. One new case was filed. Dau Garage is seeking to obtain a judgment for a total of $411.05 from Darrell and Rita J. Green, defendants, alleged due in settlement for a repossessed auto originally sold to the couple, then re-sold by the plaintiffs. Cor Fire Algona firemen were called to 215 S, Roan street at 4:21 p.m. Sunday where a car owned by Darrel E. Arend was on fire. There was no estimate of damage to the vehicle. Corn Support Set Here At 91c Bushel A county corn price-support loan of 91? was announced today by Richard 1. Anderson, chairman; Kossuth County Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation committee. He said this figure is based on the 1966 national average loan rate of $1.00 per bushel which was announced previously. Only farmers taking part in the 1966 feed grain program are eligible for price-support loans. The total support for Kossuth county will be $1.21, an increase of 4f over the 1965 support. The 1966 total support price, Mr. Anderson said, represents a 30 cents per bushel support payment (an increase of 10? from 1965) on top of the county price- support loan rate. However, the price-support payments are limited to a grower's projected production on up to 50 per cent of his feed grain base, if planted. For 1966-crop corn, the county price support basic loan rates are for corn grading (except for moisture) No. 3 or No. 4 on the factor of test weight only. Premiums and discounts for other grades and qualities are unchanged from those in effect in 1965. Weather Still Near Perfect Highs in the eighties and lows near fifty degrees told the weather story here during the past five days as no precipitation was measured. The high mark during the period was 86 degrees Saturday, while the low was 47 degrees two days earlier. Very similar readings were expected for the next few days, with a slight possiblility of rain. Here are the marks: Sept. 8 Sept. 9 Sept. 10 Sept. 11 Sept. 12 H 80 82 86 fin L 47 51 52 53 55 Bancroft Fire Quickly Snuffed BANCROFT- The Bancroft fire department answered a call at the Charles McNertney farm near Bancroft around 1:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon, The fire, which began in a pile of cobs, quickly spread to a tractor tire but was extinguished in time to prevent any serious damage.

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