Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 25, 1965 · Page 1
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State Historical Society X TO GIRLS STATE Whittemore — The Legion Auxiliary met March 16. Madonna Mullin was named from Garrigan to attend Girls State June 13-19 at Cedar Palls. Carol Besch is alternate. 65 AT POT LUCK Livermore — About 65 people attended the Legion - Auxiliary pot luck supper at the Legion hall Saturday night. Bingo was the evening's entertainment. PLAY IS DATED Burt — Students will give a 3 act farce-comedy at 8 p.m. April 2 at the gym. The play is Take It Easy, directed by Richard Hopkins, English and speech teacher. MISSISSIPPI STUDY Bancroft — William McGuire, Bancroft, has received a grant for graduate work at the University of Mississippi to work on his masters degree in math and chemistry. He is teaching service dependents in Laborador now and before gong there, he spent two years in Ghana in the Peace Corps. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles McGuire. POSTPONE OPERATION Seneca — Jim Bergum, scheduled for an appendectomy at the hospital at Estherville Friday morning found himself snowed in at Mankato where he attends college, and was not able to make it to his home north of Seneca until after the roads had been opened up later in the day. A new appointment was made for this Wednesday. $2,000. SCHOLARSHIP Fenton — Diane Helland, daughter of the E. A. Hollands, has been awarded a $2,000 scholarship to the university of Wisconsin ^at^Madisoti. • She' is now a senior at Simpson college, Indianola. The scholarship starts June 20, and Diane will study library science. : 9 MONTHS IN HOSPITAL Fenton — James Weisbrod was discharged last week, from the Rochester hospital after- being a patient there for almost nine months following a car accident last June, He is now'at his parents, the Lester : Weis- brods, and is able to get around with the aid of crutches. Visitors are welcome. He will have to report back to Rochester -for check-ups from time to time. Mrs. Lester Weisbrod recently underwent surgery at the hospital in Estherville, and also returned home last week. TWO MARSHALS Whittemore — John Marte and Theodore Bierstedt have been hired as night marshals to replace Frank Burke who resigned. PICKUP WRECKED Swea City — A 1965 pickup owned and driven by Johnny Tobin, rural Swea City, was termed a total loss in a one car accident March 17 5^ miles northwest of Swea City. Tobir and his children Margie Lee anc Mike were returning from town, going through a deep cut, visibility was poor and he saw the light of an oncoming car. Not sure whether the car was moving he pulled to the right and the pickup went up in the air on a drift, tipping and landing on the roof, None of the Tobins were seriously injured. Margie received a bump on the head and was having some pack pain. She had been injured in a sledding accident early in the winter and worn a back brace and is again wearing it until check? ed. LAKOTA MAN REFLECTED Lakota — Robert Beemer, Lakota, was re-elected for a second term as president of the Iowa Well Drillers Assn. at the annual convention at Ft. Dodge March 10-11. TO OPiN DRIVf.lN Bancroft — Mrs. Leona Johnson has rented the Drive-In south of Bancroft on highway 169 from John Merrill and will open the place Thursday of this week. She will serve meals and snacks and will be assisted by her sister, Mrs. Fr§nk Piers, and two daughters. DonKnedler transferred to Mason City D, C. Knedlef, combination- matt for the Northwestern Bell Telephone Company here, has been promoted to Installer-Re- pairman-PBX in Mason City, ac* cording to a company announce' ment A native of Ottumwa, Knedler graduated from high school there before starting with the telephone company as a lineman at Mason City in 1947. He worked throughout north cen- THI PHOdHtlSlVi GROCERY STORES THAT ADVERTISE IN THE ADVANCE ; f A I q ono K o f f u th County Ehtafed as second closs mottCf, Dfic. 1, 1908. o* Algono, lowti, {(Dstoffico under Act of Conorcss Match 8. 1879 VOL. 65-NO. 53 THURSDAY, MARCH 75, 19*5 - ALGONA, IOWA 18 PAGES IN 3 SECTIONS D. C. KNEDLER tral Iowa on various maintenance assignments before coming to Algona in 1952 as a combin- ationman, the post he now leaves. ' ,• Knedler and his wife, Darlene', are members of the Trinity Lutheran church. They have two children, Trudy, 12 and Craig, 13. They plan to move to Mason City at the end of the school year. Barn burns near Ottosen Duerr pleads "not guilty" at Ft. Dodge Lutz Duerr, 21 of Algona, entered a "not guilty" plea in Ft. Dodge police court Monday morning to a charge of embezzlement of $1,000 to $1,50.0 from Hall's Auto Parts firm there. He was bound over to the iVebster county grand jury. Duerr remained in the Webser county jail in lieu of $1,500 ond. He first appeared in court Saturday morning but was given ntil Monday to consult .with ounsel. On Monday, Duerr told the ourt to appoint him .a counsel nd the judge told him this vould be done. : Duerr was picked up at Col umbia, Mo. ,and returned by Webster County Sheriff Ray Me- 2oy and deputy Friday afternoon. , He was a bookkeeper at Hall's Auto Parts at Fort Dodge and s charged with taking the money while owner Ted Mori was on vacation sometime around Feb. 15. Mori' said when he returned o Fort Dodge, both Dueir. and he money were missing. Services on Wednesday for Lucy Hoffman Funeral services were held on Wednesday for Mrs Karl (Lucy M.) Hoffman at St. Cecelia's church with Msgr. P. P. Gearen Ottosen Hired man Arnie Jotten stopped what might have )een a serious'fire on'the Len lai'd Holden -farm here 'Saturday morning. He found a torpedo electric. heater had been rooted out by hogs and started the barn floor afire next to stacked bales of straw. He kept the flames down with use of a fire extinguisher from the louse. Neighbors and members of the Bode fire department ar rived soon and only two of the 300 bales of straw were burned Gets seven years on false check Orville Coon, Sioux Rapids pleaded guilty to a charge of ut tering a false check and was sentenced to seven years at For Madison penitentiary yesterday noon by Judge Stillman. He wa arrested last January and ha been in jail since. He pleadec Use loader to clear this drift ADVANCE ALMANAC BUILDING PERMITS Newton E. and Harriet lietcr, garage, $400. WEDDING PERMITS A. Roger L. Knoblock, Rock Rap- ds, Janet R. Banwart, West Bend. ALGONA MARKETS torn Beans $2.75 Oats .— 67c ALGONA WEATHER March 17 March 18 March 19 March 20 March 21 March 22 March 23 March 24 H 30 7 18 16 23 18 , 9 L 24 3 -1 0 -2 10 -1 0 S 9" 4" 3V&' NEW COURT CASES ONE OF THE TOUGHEST snowdrifts to crack in this area was a 12-foot high drift along the McGregor blacktop , about three miles east of Algona. It wasn't until late Sunday afternoon that the road was cleared. Delmar Plathe, an em- ployee of the Kossuth County Maintenance, spent 4Vfe hours clearing the strip of road with a loader. The result is shown Monday morning. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. Bob Feller to speak at Garrigan banquet officiating at a requiem high mass. She was born July 12, 1901, at St. Benedict, the daughter.pf Jacob and Elizabeth Carman Harig. Noy/ 4, 1926, shic was m.a.r- ried to Dr. Karl Hoffman at St. Cecelia's Catholic church. Mrs Hoffman was found dead in bed Sunday 'morning. Surviving besides her, husband is a daughter, Joan, Mrs Alfred C. DeCrane, Jr., Bronxville, N. Y., and six grandclul dren. A son died in infancy. Other survivors are three sisters:. Mrs Anna Lickteig, Cresco; Mrs Phil Kohlhaas, Algonaj and Mrs Rose Scanlan, also Algona. ,--•••• • | . Mrs r Hoffman- was a member, of the American^ Legion Auxilt-. ary and the Iowa State'Dental Society Auxiliary. Burial was in Calvary cemetery with Hamilton's in charge. Pallbearers were John Kohlhaas, Gene Hood W. P. French, Ray Anderson, Dr. Aillaud, Dr. O'Connor. guilty to giving a bad check fo $40 to the Kossuth Oil company T-B X-ray unit visit here postponed The T-B mobile X-ray truck originally scheduled to be here this week has had to be rescheduled because of last week's blizzard which put the truck far jehind. It is anticipated the ruck will be here April 26, Fenton marshal dies Wednesday Fcnton —Albert Swarzenbach, 59, died early Wednesday morning at his home after several months illness. Mr Swarzenbach had been the town marshal for about 8 years until he resigned in February. Funeral arrangements are pending with Thomas funeral chapel in charge of arrangements. " One of the great baseball pitchers of all time, Bob Feller, will be the featured speaker at the annual Garrigan high school athletic banquet to be held next Thursday evening,, April l.^Dinp, ner'will be served at 6:30 jpfm. and the program will begin at 7:30 p.m. Serving as master of ceremonies will be Father Frank Brady of Sioux City. After the invocation and remarks by Father Brady, letters will be presented . by football coach Beanie Cooper; basketball coach Jteve McCall; baseball coach Pat Daugherty; and track coach Jim Ritz. In his letter of acceptance, teller jioted he had hunted >heasants many times in the Algona area, and recalled he had ilayed baseball here either in 1934 or 1935. (Ed. Note — A lifelong resident of this town, we can never recall any time Feller played in Algona). AtHLETIC director Bill Brennan noted that anyone not wishing to attend the entire banquet may come for the program itself for just $1.00, payable at the door. BOB FELLER Tickets for the entire ban- qutt and program are now on sal* at tht Garrigan high school for $2.50 each. out mark of 348 in 1926 and pitched two no-hitters and 12 one-hitters during his career. He retired from baseball in 1956 to enter the insurance and HE WAS bbrn on a farm near investment fields. In February, Van Meter and is now 46 years 1962, he was named to Base- old. He broke into big league ball's Hall of Fame and was in- baseball with the Cleveland in- ducted in July of that year. dians in July, 1935 and in his All adult Booster Club mem- first game, struck out 15 men. bers are admitted free with He established a season's strike presentation of their card. 39 degrees colder this year over'64 Just a sample of how much colder it is this March than last year, or any other March for that matter, is in a comparison of high temperatures on March 23 in 1964 and 1965. The high a year ago Tuesday was 48 degrees. The high this year was nine or a difference of 39 degrees! MARKET DAY FRIDAY Ottosen—The Market clay sale will be held here Friday beginning at 10:30 a.m. The 18th annual event was re-scheduled from last Thursday because of the blizzard. CAMELOT POSTPONED Due to the inclement weather of the recent past the Garrigan operetta, "Camelot," scheduled for March 27 and 28, will be transferred to April 4 and 5. Barn collapses near Ottosen A barn on the Walter Banwart farm near Ottosen collapsed from the high winds during last week's blizzard. The barn and a crib were the only buildings on the place, which was last farmed by the Arthur i-ovigs. The crib survived the winds, Jury verdict of guilty in OMVI trial After six hours deliberation a jury in district court found Thomas A. Sampson guilty of a charge of driving while intoxicated. The case went to the jury Tuesday afternoon after twice being postponed because of blizzard conditions. The case' started a week ago Monday, and proceeded through last Wednesday. When the blizzard closed roads the case was postponed on Thursday and again on Friday. Monday Judge Stillman had to be in Storm Lake, and so the case was not resumed until this week Tuesday. It went to the jury about 3 p.m., which reported at 9 p.m. Sampson was arrested Sept. 22 on North Main street at the intersection with highway 18 northeast of town by Policeman Voigt. Judge Stillman has set Friday at 1 p.m. for sentencing. Joe J. Ezarski, Corwith, was chosen foreman of, the jury with other members Gordon Bollig, Bancroft; Henry Looft, Fenton; Erma LJchter, Algona; Henry Weber, Corwith; Martin Meyer, Burt; Esther Jentz, Fenton; Ruby Walters, Whittemore; Donovan Studer, Corwith; Dorothy Pingel, Swea City; Frances Capesius, LuVerne; and Leona Habeger, West Bend. TO ROCHESTER Steve Loss was taken to Rochester, Minn. Tuesday morning by McCullough's ambulance service. He is a patient in St. Mary's hospital. He had been in St. Ann hospital several days. Lee R. Burgeson vs. Freda E. Burgeson. To appoint conservator. Hobarton Coop Elev. Co. vs. Ronald Namer. Acct. $376.31. Hobarton Coop Elev. Co. vs. George Kain. Acct. $108.99. Hobarton Coop Elev. Co. vs. Ronald Peck. Acct. $332.48. Hobarton Coop Elev. Co. vs. Clarence Daubeck. Acct. $112.25. ST. ANN BIRTHS March 17 — Mr. and Mrs. Philip Schneider, Algona, girl, 6 Ibs. 15 oz. March 19 — Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Kissner, Algona, girl 7 Ibs. 5 oz.; Mr. and Mrs. James Gade, Algona, girl 7 Ibs. 2V 2 oz. March 21 — Mr. and Mrs. Marcel Reding, Bode, girl, 5 Ibs. 12 oz. March 23 — Mr. and Mrs. William Hardcopf, LuVerne, girl 9 Ibs. 4 oz. March 24 '— Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Schattschneider, Algona, girl, 4 Ibs. 14 oz. ST. ANN HOSPITAL March 17 — Mrs. Sam Medin, Algona, fracture; Sister Mary Berchmans, West Bend, medical; Harold Crowner, Hartley, medical. March 18 — Sheila Hannover, Whittemore, burns; Steve Loss, Algona, medical; Albert Sorenson, Algona, medical; Mrs. Merle Teeter, Algona, medical. March 21 — Mrs Mary Seller,' Algona, medical; Charles Munson, Wesley, fracture; David Gouge, Algona, medical. March 22 — Nicholas Nemmers, Bancroft, medical; Edward Mawdsley, Algona, medical; Mrs. Thomas Cogley, Bancroft, medical; Ambrose Vaske, Bancroft, medical; Richard Schmidt, Whittemore, medical; Mrs. Kathryn McMurray, Algona, medical. March 23 — Michael Rusch, Whittemore, T & A; Lee Bormann, Bode, T & A; Mrs. Gladys Dransfeldt, Algona, medical. March 24 — Milfred Mitchell, Lone Rock, medical. NEW CARS AND TRUCKS Adult night school popular winter pastime LINDA GANT ANO MRS. TIP SMITH are shown at the sewing machines during a session in the beginning sewing class at night school. Mrs. Smith is making a sheath dress and Miss Gant a sleep coat and a lounging jumper to be worn over the sleep coat. Miss Venske js the instructor. MRS. MELVIN ALTMAN is getting help on the chair she is recovering in the adult education class in upholstering by instructor Art Obrecht. There are 25 enrolled in the class so they have two classes, Monday and Thursday nights, in the at Bryant school. FROM THE Adult Education Artistic Craft class is pictured the instructor, Mr. Van Haaften, Mrs. Charles Hardgrove, Mrs. Joe Lowe, and Mrs. T. C. Hutchison. Members of the class have made wall hangings or sterling silver jewelry Photo by Mike Stillman. George Hugh Lickteig, Wesley, Osark T.T.; Wm. F. Ostwald, Whittemore, Chev. p/u; Farmers 3oop. Elev., Titonka, Chev. p/u; vlarvin E. Clements, Algona, Ford; Gene C. Fagerlund, Swea ]ity, Chev.; Vernon Dale Patteron, Lakota, Ford; Richard D. Friests, Ledyard, Ford; Margart H. and TJ Palmer, Algona, 3 ontiac; John B. or Dela M. Weiland, Whittemore, Chev.; Charles Robert Kubicek, Bode, Buick; Andrew J. or Grace Gol- Iner, Algona, Cad.; Fred Traub, Sr., West Bend, Olds; John C. or LG Kutschara, Wesley, Olds; A. H. and Alvin Voigt, Fenton, Merc.; Lawrence L. Becker, Bancroft, Buick; M. P. Laubenthal, Wesley, Dodge; LuVerne C. Corhus, Elmore, Pontiac; Jerry II. or Janice M. Anderson, Algona, Chev.; Paul E. Arend, Burt, Chev.; Wm. Meister, Burt, Chev.; Elmer Schaefer, Buffalo Center, Pontiac; Lyle H. Meier, Burt, Buick; Frieda K. Schultz, Algona, Plyin.; August A. Elbert, Algona, Rambler; Clarence W. Miller, Bancroft, Ford; H. M. or E. E. Batt, Burt, Pontiac; Buscher Bros., Algona, Plyin.; Josephine C. Meurer, Wesley, Chev.; Geo. E. or David E. Wildin, Algona, Ford; Laurence O. Miller, LuVerne, Buick; Petersen Furniture, Feutoii, Dodge.

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