Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on April 1, 1965 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 1, 1965
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ADVANCE ALMANAC Dig** of Wok's NEWS SELECTIVE SERVICE Duane A. Smith, Buffalo Center, Air Force, BUILDINQ PERMITS Federal Land Bank Assoc., hang sign to replace one; Sunray DX Oil Co., new sign. WEDDING PERMITS Michael E. Carol Ann Moines. Dixon, Bancroft, Markovetz, Des ALGONA MARKETS Corn $1.17 Beans $2.78 Oats' 68c NEW COURT CASES Frances Beitz vs. Fred Beitz. Divorce. LeRoy Busch vs. Beverly Busch. Injunction. ST. ANN BIRTHS March 28 — Rev, and Mrs William Scheer, Burt, girl, 7 Ib. 10 oz.; Mr and Mrs Dale Wegener, Lone Rock, girl,-7 U>. 2 oz. March 29 — Mr and Mrs Her bert Harms, Titonka, girl, 6 Ib. 7 oz. March 30 — Mr. and Mrs. John Capesius, Bode, girl, 8 Ibs. 2 oz. ALGONA WEATHER H L S March 24 18 0 March 25 16 8 y 4 " March 26 30 0 March 27 36 17 Tr. March 28 _38 28 March 29 31 19 Tr. R March 30 36 18 , March 31 — 27 MAYOR'S COURT Wally Hill purchases the Elk Cleaners Alqono Ho^uth Cou ! fcnfdred as second Class matter, ttec. 1* 1908. ot Atgohd, 10*6, posfoffice under Act of Conaress March 8. 1879 VOL, 65-NO. 25 THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 1965 - ALGONA, IOWA - 18 PAGES IN 3 SECTIONS State Historical Society Iowa City, Iowa v ance Alice M. Tabb, Corwith; Jon M. Deim, Algona, failure to enter highway safely, $5. Each fined $5 for failure to yield right of way were: Joyce Graham, Algona; Zeno W. Reising, Wesley; Joy A. Meyer, Algona; Nathan W. Strayer, Algona; Edith I. Johnson, Algona; Ardith M. Thomason, Algona; Phillip M. Bormann, Bode. ST. ANN HOSPITAL March 24 — Mrs Joan Mertz, Algona, medical; Thomas Welp, Bancroft, medical. v. March 25 — Mrs Emma Knecht, Whittemore, medical; John Thill, Algona, medical; Annette Rasmussen, Algona, medical; Mrs Lucille Carlson, Wesley, surgery. March 27 — Charles Steil, Algona, medical; Baby Gayle Sen- attschneider, boarder. March 29 — Mrs Robert Black, Algona, medical. March 30 — Mrs Esther Kading, Lone Rock, medical. March 30 — Mrs. Millie Nolle, Algona, medical; Virgil Smith, Algona, medical; Mrs. Patricia Klemm, Algona, medical. NEW CARS AND TRUCKS Robert Joseph Weber, Bancroft, Honda; McGuire Bros., Bancroft, Int'l. p/u; Corwith Comm, Coop. Elev., Corwith, Chev. Trk.; Walter Wm. Goracz- kowski, Swea City, Ford; Algona Impl. Co., Algona, Int'l.; Marvin J, Vaske, Bancroft, Chev.; Charles L. Heinen, Algona, Ford; Edward Nicholas Goche, Bancroft, Chev.; Abraham T, or Leona Habeger, West Bend, Ford; Rev, Carl or Barbara Calbreath, Burt, Chev,; Louis Robert or Marion Mae Egel, Algona, Buick; Eliz, Mary Seller, Algona, Chev,; Melvin R. &/or Wilma K. Roeber, Whittemore, Plym.; Phil or Wanda Anderson, Algona, Pont,; James Edward Vaske, Bancroft, Ford; Arthur J. Rode, Titonka, Ford; Robert Leslie or Mary Jane DeGroote, Corwith, Plym,; Everett M. Johnson, Ledyard, plym.; Frederick J, Schneider, Bancroft, Merc.; Marie Penton, Algona, Pont.; Alison or Shirley Young, Algona, Dodge; E. W. Ruske, Fenton, Olds; Fred, Elias Munyer, Ledyard, Pont.; George Beecher Lane, Algona, Ford; Richard Glen Ql§Qn, Armstrong, Chev, Ex-Bancroft prinl kas 2Mb aaiiivirtanf Bancroft ™ An §*Piiicrpft priest, Father J. Ambrose Bev? lin, celebrated the ?5th anniversary of his ordtoatiQH t» the priesthood Marsh T. tf§ is now the pastor of St. Mary's parish at Anita, and St. Joseph's parish at Wiota- lie was honored at an open bouse last Sunday afternoon a n d presented a piwse from the pirisMonfr? o| "* parisJ3.es. WALLY HILL Announcement was made today of the purchase of the Elk Cleaners by Wally Hill of Al gona from Hill Norman and Bob Perry, longtime owners. Mr Hill took possession today, April 1, but will not become active in the business until Apri J9. Norman and Perry will continue to operate it for him until then and will also stay with him for awhile to help him get started. Hill, 34, is a lifetime resident of Algona. He was born and raised here and graduated from Algona high school in 1948. For the past 11 years, he has been employed at the Hub Clothiers. His wife is the former Maxine Sweet. She is employed with Dr. Carol Plott but will join her husband in the business at a later date. Five teachers resign at Ledyard school Lcdyard — Five members of the faculty of the Ledyard Community school have resigned. They are Mr. and Mrs. Don Keeney, Mrs. Dean Gelhaus, Leroy Gilbertson and Clarence Winden, Mr. Keeney and Mr. Gilbertson plan to continue their education and Mrs. Keeney will teach near the school he is attending. Mr. Winden is the music teacher, Mrs. Gelhaus the fifth grade teacher, Mr. Gilbertson is the science instructor, Mrs'. Keeney, English and dramatics, and Mr. Keeney is the social studies instructor. Algona man to highway patrol Richard Fellin, Algona, is one of 60 men selected to attend highway patrol recruit training school at Camp Dodge in Des Moines for a six-week period. The work starts April 12, and most of the recruits will be sworn into the patrol on May 28 jn time for work over Memorial day. Ice on roads results in four crashes With the slippery roads there were two autombilc accidents Sunday, one Monday and one on Tuesday. All occurred between the hours of 8 and 10:30 a.m. Cars driven by Paul D. Johnson, Whittemore, and Edith I. Johnson, rural Algona, collided at the intersection of Phillips and Elm street Sunday. Estimated damage to both vehicles to- talled $175. Mrs. Johnson was charged with failure to yield the right of way. Janice L. Hentges and Hattie E. May had a collision when Mrs. May was backing her car from a parking place on Call street. Damages to both cars was about $175. No charges were filed. Monday morning James A. Culver, Florence, Ala., was searching for the highway 169 sign when his car rammed the rear fender of one driven by John R. Capesius, Bode. Damage to the Culver auto was estimated at $150 and about $250 to the Capesius car. No charges were filed. Damage to both cars in an early morning accident Tuesday was estimated at $500 after they collided at the intersection of Call and Wooster street. Eugene D. Hanna, Lone Rock, was driving north on Wooster street and Mark T. McGuire was going east on Call. Mr. Hanna was charged with failure to yield the right of way at a yield sign. Fenton man dies suddenly, heart attack Fenton — Public memorial services for Charles Weisbrod, 77; of Fenton, will be held this Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at the Fenton Methodist church, with Rev. Russell Eldridge officiating. Since the body has been willed to the University hospitals at Iowa City, the family requests no flowers be sent, but memorials will be accepted. Weisbrod suffered a heart attack Monday afternoon while shoveling snow at his home in Fenton, and died immediately. Born at Fenton on Oct. 29, 1888, he attended Fenton schools and on Nov. 3, 1915, married Marguerite Bollinger of Fenton. He was manager of the Farmers elevator there for 33 years. In 1953, he retired and had remained in Fenton since. He was a member of the Fenton Methodist church, and was at one time the church treasurer. Survivors include his wife, one son Dale, Fenton, and two brothers, Lewis, Fenton, and George, El Reno, Okla. There are also five grandchildren. DEDICATE MEMORIALS Memorial gifts were dedicated Sunday at the Good Hope Methodist church in memory of Pen- KOSSUTH COUNTY 4-H OFFICERS RODNEY SCUFFHAM, Algona President RAY ERPELDING, Bode Vice-President REUBEN SKOW, Wesley Secretary RUSSELL BODE, Algona Historian LINDA HOEPPNER, Lakota. President PETREA THORESON, Swea City Vice-President LOIS HUNT, Algona Historian MARIAN KOHLHAAS, Irvington Secretary * ny Dodds, The gifts given by the family included a new Pulpit Bible, new fiberglass chairs for the primary department and two post lights outside the church which are lighted from dusk to dawn. She was the daughter of the James Doddses. The 13th Annual Algona 4-H Day will be held Saturday. It is sponsored by the Algona Chamber of Commerce. The president and vice president ..of each organization have been invited to be guests of a store or place of business that afternoon. A space in a display window or a table inside will be used to publicize the 4-H work or some project on which the club is working. These displays will be set up in the morning so they can be viewed by visitors. The leaders of each group have been asked to assist the two officers of each club in setting up the displays. There -are about 90Q'y^Ui^in-vKpssuth'. County who are engaged in 4-H work, having 44 clubs and 44 displays, and it is of interest to them to come to Algona and view and compare the various displays. There will be an optional tour of the city hall and fire department in the morning. One tour starts at 10:00 a.m., and the other at 11:00 a.m. during which time the processes of city government will be explained. The County President of the 4-H girls' clubs is Linda Hoeppner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Burdette Hoeppner of Lakota. The President of the county boys' clubs is Rodney Scuffham, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Scuffham of Algona. They will both be named as "Honorary Mayor" for the day, sitting in the mayor's office during court and being able to observe the functions of the office. During the afternoon, the owner or manager of the place of business in which the club will have its display will fully explain the method of operation of his business. The president and vice president of that club will be his guests for the afternoon, and at 6:00 p.m., he will take them out for dinner. This will afford the three an opportunity to establish a closer relationship. After dinner, he will take his guests to the high school Annex, where there will be a meeting of the presidents and vice presidents of all of the 4-H Clubs of the county. A short program is planned for that meeting at the Annex, including introductions to the 4-H club officers and speeches of welcome by city officials. Following that, the president and vice president of each club will be guests of Ray Langfitt, Manager of the Algona Theatre. It is the hope of the members of the Chamber of Commerce that this program for April 3 will help to emphasize and publicize the importance of the work of 4-H, and that it will bring about a closer feeling between the clubs and leaders and the merchants and businessmen of Algona. Cub, Boy Scouts to help in drive The Algona Cub and Boy Scouts will help with the "Good Turn Day for the Handicapped" clothing drive in April. The Cubs, under leaders Ron- ald Welp and Ed Sindelar, will distribute clothing bags throughout Algona on Saturday, April 10 and on the following Saturday, Boy Scouts under Dick Biesell, Lawrence Hutzell and Bill Klesath, will pick up the bags for the Goodwill Industries of Sioux City. Adult class exhibit to be next Monday The Algona school .Adult Education program is planning an open house and exhibit to be held Monday evening, April 5. Items of interest and projects prepared by classes and individuals taking part in the adult program will be on display in the basement of the high school Annex. The public and adult class participants are invited. Classes planning exhibits at this time are beginning sewing, advanced sewing and alterations, beginning knitting, advanced knitting, artistic crafts, artistic sketching and oil painting, upholstery, elements of food nutrition, beginning bridge, advanced bridge, investments, and general metal shop. Additional classes may participate as more definite plans develop. Open house hours will be from 7 to 10 p.m., April 5. There will be no charge. Coffee and doughnuts will be served. Asks injunction on moving children Application for an injunction was filed in district court by Le Roy Busch, Ledyard, against Beverly Busch. The petition al leges the defendant took the minor children of the couple to Colorado Springs, Colo., without consent, March 21. The children were returned March 28, and he asks permanent injunction against future removal. Swea City pastor resigns; gets call Swea City — The Rev. W. B. Cain, pastor of the Swea City First Baptist church, submitted his resignation Sunday, March 21 to the congregation. It will become effective June ') Rev. Cain has accepted a position as minister at Subert, Neb. at the Prairie Union Baptist church there. He has been pastor here for nearly four years, coming to Swea City on Aug. 1, 1961. Bankruptcy petition is dismissed A petitic in bankruptcy filed March 12 b> Richard and Patricia Butler, Algona, has been dismissed by John H. Mitchell, Fort Dodge, referee in bankruptcy. The Butlers were enabled to raise enough funds so that the matter could be worked put with the creditors. The petition was dismissed last Wednesday. TO CONFERENCE Fritz Nielsen, driver education teacher at Algona high school, will attend the safety education conference at Cedar Falls Friday and Saturday. He will participate in a session on Helping the Slow Learner. About 400 are expected to attend. DIVORCE GRANTED A divorce was granted Kathlien M. Zwiefel from Kermit D. Zwiefel, and she was restored her maiden name of Schroeder. She was also given custody of a child. They were married at ••UtVnt : ^-*tr"Tfls:«^: DIRECTORS ELECTED Bancroft — Three new directors were elected Wednesday night of last week at the stockholders meeting of the North Kossuth Golf Club. They were Phil Doocy, A. C. Accurso, both of Bancroft, and Dennis Drecs- man, Titonka. Outgoing directors were H. J. McNertney, W. A. Kennedy and Lament Jansen. Donald (R. J.) Welp is the new president while .Jack Van Norman is vice-president; James Welp, secretary; and Milo Johnson, treasurer. SEE GEESE, DUCKS Fenton — The Kenneth Hal- versons and Melvin Bratruds went to southwest Iowa Saturday afternoon to'view the spring migrations of geese and clucks. They returned Sunday. Others from Fenton who made the trip were the Donald Priebes, Kenny and Jimmy, and Carl Priebe. SONS IN SERVICE Bode — Gary Knudson, son of the Jake Knudsons is home on furlough. He has been at Fort Leonard Wood and will now go to Fort Ord, Calif. The Knudsons have 3 sons in the service, Wayne, Larry and Gary. NO TRAINS FOR MONTH Fenton — March snow storms in this area have proved too much for the snowplows,,of the. Northwestern'r*a~ilr6ad:'T>ri' their"" branch line from Burt to Ceylon, three plows have been on the ground in the last three weeks. The most recent derailment came • Monday in the middle of a section, Va-mile east of Fenton. Previous plows left the tracks because of too much ice and snow near Dolliver and Ceylon. Headquarters of the railroad is at Eagle Grove, and trains usually run on the branch line twice a week. No trains have been through Fenton since February 25, reports Agent Dale Thompson. Rochester, 61. Minn., June 17, Garrigan presents "Come/of" Sunday and Monday nights GARRIGAN PRESENTS "Camelot" Sunday and Monday nights in the Garrigan high school auditorium and part of the cast is pictured above in exclusive Advance polaroid pictures taken shortly after the costumes arrived Monday and Tuesday. Tae cast includes 11 players, a chorus of 31 an<J J7 more players as forest creatures. Admission is $1.25 for adults and 75c for students. The operetta is under the direction of John Sterba with Sister Mary Ignatius directing the drama and Sister Virginia Marie the music. At left are pictured Kenneth Fuchsen, Tom Derner, William Obrecht, Jerry Bradley, Leonard Kenne and Frank Esser; middle are Susan Bode and Richard Loebig (King Arthur) while pictare at right includes left to right Florence McGuire (Queen Gueneverej, Richard Loebig, Dan Owens, Jerry Bradley, Bob Nichols, Phil Bormann and Randy Kollasch. GETS ARMY MEDAL Bancroft — Lt. Siegfried J. Wenzel, Bancroft, received an Army commendation medal for distinguishing himself while assigned to the Hz Vll Corps AG section in Germany recently. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wenzel, Bancroft. DRIFT BREAKS WINDOW Fenton — A huge snowdrift on the northwest side of the Sentral high school has created pressure which broke one window and cracked another at the school. Olaf Oftedahl, school custodian, has dug the snow away from the windows to prevent further damage. TEACHER PAY RAISE Bancroft — The two teachers n the Bancroft public schools were offered contracts for next year with a pay raise of $100 at ;he meeting of the Bancroft school board last Wednesday. The teachers are Miss Collette Kocklcr and Mrs. Raymond Lovstad, the latter of Burt. UAKOTA GIRL* IN PLAY Lakota — Miss Carolyn Ley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Ley and a student at St. Olaf's college in Northfield, was a member of the chorus in the musical "Camelot" staged Thursday and Friday evenings at the college. A chorus of 37 supported the cast of 13. This year's performance was open to the public and done in three-quarter round staging. SLIPS AND BREAKS LEG Livermore — On Monday evening of last week while walking from the home of his parents who live nearby, Al Lenertz slipped on ice and broke his left leg between the ankle and knee. He thought at first that it was just a bad bruise but on being X-rayed at a doctor's office was found to be broken. The leg was placed in a walking cast and he was able to return home.

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