The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 4, 1966 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 4, 1966
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The "FIRST-OF-THE-WEiK" Tabloid . . . VOl, 101 NO, 75 SUgoiw flipper Bed Entered as second class matter »t the pottottte* «t Atftona, Iowa (MSU). Nov. 1. U3I. under Act of Confrew of March I. npg 28 Tab. Pages — 2 Sections ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1966 Burt Girl Named Festival Queen ceded in death by-her father in 1958 and a brother. Miss Westling had been a resident of Algona most of the time since she moved here with her parents from Lu Verne in 1944. Survivors include her mother and a brother, Raymond, Burt. Pallbearers at the rites were Earl Thompson, Walter Ruger, Elmer Kubly, Val Gene, Larry and Donald Westling. Sheakleys Plan New Beauty Shop Charles Sheakley announces that he is opening a new beauty " shop here in the Howard Hoenk building on North Hill street. This building is located just west of the courthouse and was formerly occupied by Read's Furniture. The new shop will occupy the south half of the building and tentative date for opening is November 1. Sheakley said the shop will have all-new equipment and a staff of between seven and twelve operators. Miss Westling Dies; Funeral Held Saturday Funeral services for LaVerla Rose Westling, 37, Algona, were held at 1 p. m. Saturday in the McCullough Funeral Chapel here, with Rev. Merlin Davies officiating. Burial followed at South Marion cemetery at Stratford. Miss Westling, who returned to Algona two weeks ago with her mother, died at the John Grotte home early Thursday. They were making their home there during a visit here. Both have been residents of the Hillcrest Nursing Home at Webster City for the past two years. She was born at Lu Verne March 18, 1929, and was a daughter of Otto and Rose Isaacson Westling. She never married and was pre- : * : * :: **: : : : : : : : :W^ Connie Darbyshire, senior at Algona High School and daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Robert Darbyshire, reigned during Homecoming here during the past weekend. She is shown at the left in the above photo during presentation ceremonies, prior to the Algona - Iowa Falls football game Friday evening, which the locals dropped, 13 •*&, At the. right in the photo 1 is Judy Egel, 1965 Homecoming Queen. '- Paul McBride, senior at AHS, gave the welcome, Pave Martin, 1966 graduate, the response' and Miss Egel then pre- sented the Queen and her attendants, Sandy Harmes, Rose Mino and Brenda Sjogren. Members of the student body elected the Queen after the lour girls were nominated by members of the football squad. She was crowned Thursday evening and a big pep rally held. Miss Darbyshire is very active in many or- ganizajkmtat the school. It was alsQ\announced Friday night that the junior homecoming display had been judged winner Ot that j?Qgapetitlon, There were no floats this year.lUDM Flashfoto). Largest Crowd In 18 Years Views Parade Charlotte Lappe, Burt High School senior, was crowned Queen of the 18th annual Kossuth Band Festival before a large crowd at the Algona High School football field here Saturday night. She was crowned by Maribell Ives, Rolfe, 1966 Queen. Miss Lappe, the new Queen, is shown in the photo above, second from the left. Others with her in the photo, also candidates for the crown here Saturday, are, from left to right, Mary Lou Vaske, Bancroft St. John's, Karen Bottin, Boone Valley, Renwick; Diana Jongewaard, Corwith - Wesley; and Linda Meyer, Woden - Crystal Lake. A total of 14 girls competed for the title during the all - day Festival here. A large crowd was on hand for the event, starting with a parade at 10 a.m., considered the largest in 18 years, under ideal weather conditions. A minor mishap, with two of the convertibles hauling Queens in' the parade occurred just as it got underway. One, driven by Brocke Laws, struck the rear of another, driven by David Cowan, which in turn hit a third. It appeared the accelerator of the vehicle driven by Laws stuck, causing the crash. Then, during the parade, one of the city's fire engines stalled when an ignition wire dropped off. The day was bright and nippy- but not too cold, according to parade participants, Free movies, meals, band performances, a sock hop and introduction of the Queens at the courthouse dotted the afternoon program prior to the big evening event. Ted Cbrischllles. president of the Chamber of Commerce, served as emcee at the evening show, which featured massed band numbers and appearances by the Ft. Dodge Landers and Lani Jo and Leisa Gill, twirlers who have always been popular here. The Lanciers were very popular and proved to live up to prior press notices. All in all, the festival proved again to be quite an event. (UDM Graphic-Polaroid Flashfoto) Combine Mishap Injuries Fatal For Farmer Injuries suffered recently in a farm combine accident proved fatal for Waif Waltman, Corwith farmer. He succumbed Sunday and funeral arrangements were pending, Monday. While helping his son, Eugene, combine near Corwith, in some manner the senior Waltman was pulled into the combine. His right arm was severed and he suffered other injuries. He was taken to Britt hospital, where he succumbed as a result of the in- uries. Injured By Pellets James Elbert of Whittemore, 11 year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Art Elbert, is recuperating from injuries suffered when several shotgun pellets ricocheted while he was hunting and struck him in the throat and around the body. He has been hospitalized in Emmetsburg. Wins 4-H Trip In last week's account of 4-H members winning trips on a national basis, the name of Linda Dodds of the Union girls club was omitted. Miss Dodds joins Jean Abbot of Algona as one of the winners to the national congress In Chicago, Linda Hoeppner of Lakota was chosen to attend national 4-H camp in Michigan next summer.

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