Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on April 22, 1965 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 22, 1965
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All set for big 3-day Home Show this woek Another Algona Home Show, possibly the finest ever staged here, will begin Friday of this week and Continue for three days — Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Doors will open at 2 p.m. each day and remain open until 9 p;.m. both Friday and ADVANCE ALMANAC ST. ANN BIRTHS April 15 — Mr and Mrs Dennis West, Wesley, boy, 9 Ib. 5 oz. SELECTIVE SERVICE Enlistments — Michael Navoi- chick, Algona, Army; Reginald Schutjer, Wesley, Army. ALGONA MARKETS Corn i $1.19 Beans __j____^__ $2.81 Oats 68c WEDDING PERMITS Richard K Farrell, Jean, D. Becker, both Sioux City; Tim Viponu, Algona, Lionna 1'rena- ry, Corwith. NEW COURT CASE Saturday and 6 p.m. on Sunday. A total of 26 exhibitors will show this year and they are: Miller Lumber Co., Sailer's Da* vis Paint, Coast-to-Coast, Wiltgen Jewelry, S & L Store, Duncan Garden Center, Algona Vault Service, Electronic Specialties, Amway Products (Paul James), Sherwin-Williams, Robinson Construction, Culligan Soft Water, Bjustrom Furniture, Carsons, Bronson Building Sery ice, North Iowa Sewing Machine and Appliance Center, Algona Floor Service, Read's Furniture, United Building Center, Gambles, Electrolux, Tom's Radio jand TV, Lindsay Soft Water, Foster's and North Central Public Service Co. In one of the three sections in today's Advance, readers will find many special invitations from exhibitors to visit their booths and just a few hints of what may be seen. Ervin Winkleman vs. Ronda and Verlaine Heidecker and Lu- yerta Zierke, to appoint guardian. ALGONA WEATHER i High Low Rein April 15 oa 43 trace April 16 50 '26 April 17 48 '30 .07 April 18 44 33 April 19 59 29 April 20 68 36 .04 April 21 — 42 trace MAYOR'S COURT John Michael Kain, Algona, speeding, $20; John Michael Kain, Algona, drinking on public; highway, $10; Gary R. Rusk, Algona, disturbing tne peace, $10; Ronald R. Piufer, Corwith, disturbing the peace, $10; Dennis McGee, Ree Heights, S. D., "drinking on^public-f-lughway, $10; Robert J. Boleneus, Wesley, failure to have control, $5; Joseph Curran, LuVerne, improper passing, $10. BUILDING PERMITS Kenneth Geilenfeld, move garage, $100; James W. WalKer, sidewalk; Melvin J. Sifert, move and repair garage; Donald Hansen, wire fence; Glen Jenkinson, shingle,and repair porch, $50; Mrs. Lyle Black, roof porch, $15; Howard Stillman, driveway walk to street, $60; H. W. Miller, front door and step for apartment, $100; South Phillips Car Wash, addition; Roy McMahon, close in porch, $800. S. ANN HOSPITAL Fenton — Word was received in Fenton this week th»t Harold E, Padgett, former Fenton resident end the •on of the late Bob Padgett and Mr*. Ella Padgett, was Injured in Viet Nam bombing Injured in th« tombing of the U, S. Embatiy building in Saigon, South Vi*t Nirn, several weeks ego, The extent of his injurie* is not known. Padgett, 37, it a civilian U. S. Ar- my employee. His mother now lives in Santa Monica, Calif., and is a cousin of Mrs. Elsie Dreyer, Mrs. Emma Radio., Mrs. Anna Meyer, and Gus and Walter Krause of Fenton. Tho senior Padgetts lived in Algona for about 10 years during the late 1930's and early 1940's. They helped operate the old European Hotel for a time and after her husband's death, house years. uate school, Mrs, Padgett kept for Dr. Fox several Harold Is a 1944 grad- of the Algona high "The Advance is the Paper with the PICTURES — 12 in this issue" Alqona Kossuth Cou Entered a:-, second class matter, Dec. 1, 1908. at Alaono, lowo, postoffitc under Act of Conaress Match 8. 1879 VOL. 65—NO, 30 THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 1965 — ALGONA, IOWA 18 PAGES IN 3 SECTIONS Fox puls cubs in not so safe place Bode — One day last week when Richard Plathe, son of the Delmer Plathes, who live about 4 miles northwest of Bode, was on his way to the farm of Mrs. Nick Fisch, about IVa miles farther north, he saw a fox running across a field. When he reached the farm buildings, he entered a machine shed and saw a baby fox on the floor, in a nail keg there . were 7 more fox cubs. Richard took them home and the cubs have been fed and been given to interested persons. The mother 'fox had evidently carried the cubs to dry ground after the creek began rising at a fast pace. April 14 — Gregory Origer, West Bend, medical April 15 — .Capitola Sample, Algona, medical. April 16 — Simon Elbert, of Whittemore, medical. April 17 — Dale Farnham, of Algona, medical, • April 18 — Mervin Cronan, Algona, medical; Mrs Vivian Nagel, Algona, surgery; Earl Rich, Algona, medical April 19 — Sheryl Harr, Wesley, surgery; Mrs Joe Cogley, Algona, medical; Mrs Clara Hobson, Algona, surgery. NEW CARS AND TRUCKS Post Moving & Storage, Algona, Trailmobile; Wallace P. Hawcott, Burt, Allstate M/S; Wm. C. Jorgensen, Swea City, Honda M/C; Robert J. Friets, Bancroft, Honda M/C; Titonka Coop Creamery, Titonka, Chev. p/u; Bancroft Coop Creamery, Bancroft, Chev. p/u; Farmers Elev, Mut. Ins. Co., Algona, Plym.; Ed Blumer, Algona, Ford; Sylvester W, ThUges, West Bend, Fore}; Raymond J. or Roger F. Kramer, Algona, Ford; Elmer C. Krause, Fenton, Chev.; Richard T, Meyer, Fen ton, Chev.; Merwyn or Ponna Hurlburt, Jr., Lone Rock, Ford; Merwyn, Elnora Hurlburt, Jr- Lone Rock, Ford; Ralph H. or Florence Valentine, Aigona, Chev.; John W. or Rosemary Stott, Titonka, pujck; yc-yd. G. or Oian§ Ashland, Algona, Dodge; Harold James Cowan, Algona, Imperial; Henry W. Goeke, Blmore, Ford; Roger Lee Potts, §wea City, Ford; Pawl 0. or Irene Engeibirts* Ijkpta, Chev.; Walter H, Brindew, Algona, Podge; PwaW if- $p*r Titonka, Ford; i-ester I* Coy, Ehnpre, Olds; Thoma£ M, Alt- naan, Irvington, Ghey.; Clatr P BolUnger, Lone Rock, Pont.; Kenneth Sylvester Garmgn, Algona, Chfiv.; Fre.4 ilujwer, Vern.3, Ford. SPEED WASH RE-OPENS Bancroft — The laundromat here, damaged by fire on April 14, re-opened for business last Saturday. A dozen new washers were installed and the interior was redecorated and new lights installed, plus a new tile floor. BURNS HAND Livermore — Norbert Frideres has a severly burned left hand which was burned when some hot grease was'spilled on it. HOME FROM GERMANY Bode — Elaine Bratland, daughter of the Melvin Brat- lands, returned home Friday from an extended stay in Frankfort, Germany. Her parents met her at the airport in Fort Dodge. EX-BURT WOMAN DIES Burt — Mrs. Lulu Ringsdorf received word that Mrs, Herman Pau died April 10 at Harrison, Ark. hospital. Funeral and burial was at Harrison, where her two daughters live. She was 77 and a former Burt resident. WINS NAME AWARD Wetlty — Mrs. Raymond Carlson had the winning name in a contest conducted by the Jowa Porkettes, auxiliary of the Iowa Pork Producers Assn. The winning name for a caricature of a female hog, won Mrs. Carlson a purse made of pigskin. The name she sent in was "Lady Loinette." The caricature will be adopted as the official symbol for the Iowa Porkettes, an organization that will con. duct pork promotion events. !4rs. Carlson's entry was the earliest postmark of several of the 200 submitted the same name. FISH-CHICKiN SUPPfR Livtrmore — There will be a Fjsh and Chicken Supper at. the legion hall Saturday, April H UKQTA SCHOLARSHIP? L«k?ti — Wayne Cord.es and Stanley Tjaden, Lakota high school seniors, received $100 to $340 scholarships to the University of Iowa next fall by the Merit Scholarships. Petit jurors are named for court term Petit jurors for the term of court opening next week have been named, and will report for duty the second week of the term, Monday, May 3. Jurors are John Altman Jr., Marie Dutton, Adra Faber, Gertrude Grandjenett, John Hagg, Curtis Haahr, Walter Heerdt Sr., Helen Kirkland, H. S. Montgomery, Bernyce Richardson, Vera Schultz, Kent Seeley, and Clara "Shilts, all Algona. Florence Anderson, Beulah Davis, Oscar Hammond, Elizabeth Ann Johnson, Ida Peter, of Burt. • Eldon Attig, Gertrude Schutjer, Titonka; Frank Bauer Sr., Florian Hellman, Gladys Johanneson, Claude Johnson, Evelyn Mescher, lone Sandt, L. J. Nemmers, Bancroft. Viola Berg, Swea City; Doris Davis, Irvington; Mrs. Leonard Elbert, Ruth Foley, Albert Kautsch, Gertrude Kollasch, Emily Koppen, Ella Maahs, Whittemore; Carl Eisenbast, West Bend; Polly Gerzema, Florence Paulsen, Lakota; Fred Greinert, Wayne Lynch, Jessie Newel, Fenton. Orville Kressm, Dennis Priebe, Lone Rock; Paul Maas, Melvin jyiarty, •.LuVerne;.- David Me-, Gulre, "Orville 'Wagner, Bode; Fidelia Ricke, Corwith; Helen Weir, Wesley, Mrs. Wilma McKinnon, Ledyard. Cecil Taylor dies Monday Cecil Taylor, long time owner of the Kossuth Oil Company, died in Tucson, Arizona, Monday morning, April 19. He had had several heart attacks and one caused his death. Funeral services were held Thursday in Tucson, Arizona. Burial will be there. The Taylors moved to Tucson last fall. Survivors besides his wife are a son and three grandchildren. CANCEL ANTIQUE SHOW St. Thomas Episcopal church lias canceled the Antique and )oin Show scheduled for April 30 and May 1. Gar Wash to expand already The South Phillips Car Wash has been so rushed that an-addition will be built next week) according to Don Deal. It will be on the north side of the building. At present there are two stalls under one roof and concrete on the south side | which was originally planned, j for large trucks. ] Simon Elbert, 78, Whittemore, dies Tuesday < Whittemore — Simon Elbert, 78, died Tuesday evening at St. Ann hospital where - he .''had been a patient a few days.^but had been in failing healin»'<sev- eral months. . ;•',.• V-. Funeral services will day at 10 o'clock in.! ael's Catholic church •>/.__„._ Phillip Dailey pfliciating'ilHyink Funeral home is in" charge'fWith burial in the parish cemetery. Simon Elbert;.was ~ borniNov. 12, 1886 in Flanagan,?lU4trte/|on of Mr. and Mrs,^SimOn;iEj(^rt. They came to Iowa m : ' ( l89jli|He married Anna KollaschtlolflfQc- i tober 12, 1910 in Whittemore. i They farmed for ma,ny years j •and retired to town in'iy-i?. ?^i Surviving are three~sons''-artlJrf;- three daughters: Leonard, Gerald and Edmund, all of Whitlemore; Mrs. Francis .(Colettaj Mullin, -Whittemore; Mrs. Patrick (Luelia) Murphy, Algona; Mrs. Ray (Alma) Aobas, Davenport. There are 27 grandchildren, Mrs. Elbert-died in''Sep- tember 1964. Mr. Elbert had been active in civic work for many years. He had been mayor, member of the school board, trustee of the Fern Valley township, and a director in the church. Date district meet Legion, Auxiliary The 8th District of the Legion and Auxiliary will hold a one- day annual spring conference at Carroll April 25. Mrs. Lewis Schmitz, Arcadia, will preside at the Auxiliary meeting at the Elks club. David Ertle, Webster City, will preside at the Kuker building. The Auxiliary meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. mice Post office moving delayed again by Regional office order Wednesday New director iILL STiELE, secretary of the Algona Chamber of Commerce (center) greets Merle Dickinson, Mason City (right) as he takes over the direction of the Kossuth Barbershoppers last Monday night, April 12. Forty-five men from Algona and surrounding area kicked off the spring season with songs at the Legion Hall here. Other Kossuth towns represented on the chorus are Titonka, Wesley, Burt, plus West Bend and Cylinder. ____ At left is Roland Bode, president of the local organization. The new director is a member of the River City chorus at ifoson City and formerly directed it. Dickinson was also last year's president of the Central States district S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A. WHEN AND IF the new Algona post office is ever ready for occupancy, this is what it will' look like to patrons. The top picture shows the outer lobby from the entrance. The doors at left are north-south. There are 500 boxes in the new building compared to 455 in the present building. There also will be a drop box on the south side of the building near the parking lot. Plenty of parking space will be available in the lot on the south, along Call street to the.north and in front of the building along Minnesota street. The picture below shows the window spaces at left and faces approximately south. Other offices are located in the rear and to the left of the windows. Tore-build Rodman elevator The Rodman Farmers Cooperative Elevator, owned by the West Bend and Rodman Cooperative, will be re-built in the near future, it was reported by Manager Paul Forey of the Rodman firm. The building was destroyed by fire last Saturday with a loss of between $50,000 to $75,000. The company had been planning for some time to erect a new building east of the present site and they will go ahead with plans, Marvin Cronan dies Tuesday Marvin Clyde Cronan, G2, died Large number of cases listed for trial here \ Judge Joseph P. Hand, Em- mutsburg, is scheduled to open court here next Monday. The first week of the term is devoted to non-jury cases, and the petit jury reports the second week of the term for cases tri- able before a jury. A tentative assignment of sides of the controversy ready for trial will probably be tried. Others will be postponed to a later term. The jury cases in which trial notice has been filed include: Walter Condon vs. Algona Pilots Assn. Corp., damages. Madelyn Kelly vs. Algona Pilots Assn. Corp., damages. Arnold Gerbers vs. Donald M. Turner, damages. Algona Postmaster Wade .Sullivan received a call at 11:10 a.m. Wednesday telling him the moving of the post office to the new building would be postponed — again. The call was from the Regional office at St. Louis. An engineer made an inspection here Tuesday and reported to the St. Louis office Wednesday morning. Sullivan got the postponement notice shortly after. There are several things in the new building, located at Call and Minnesota streets, that are not finished. . No definite moving date has been set. THE CONSTRUCTION of the building has been in progress since the early spring of last year. Originally, the building was supposed to be completed last fall. The completion date was extended several times and finally Feb. 1 was the date set for moving. This has long since been passed and only last week, it was reported the post office would be moved this weekend and the building would be in use Monday morning. Five mechanics liens have been filed against Wilfred J. Riopelle, Milwaukee, Wis. with the county clerk in recent months. They are Garrison Bldg. Stone Co., $1,443.18; Delmar J. Reding, $630.55; Johnston Clay Works, Inc., $944.85; Elmore Concrete Products, $2,041.49. A judgment in district court was granted to the Mason City Tile & Marble Co. recently for $3,225. The building has been inspected by postal officials several times and each time changes have been recommended to meet postal standards, THE BUILDING, like most post offices now being built, is privately owned and leased to the postal department. Lease per year in this building is reported at $13,500. Will purchase two new buses At the regular meeting of the Board of Education of the Algona school district Monday, salaries for 1965-66 were set for bus drivers, custodians, secretaries. End-of-they-year bonus for bus drivers was raised from $100 to $150. Full-time custodian and secretarial annual salaries were increased by approxi- Farm Insurance, contract. Leonard Madden vs. Albin Burkness, damages. Hipp Wholesale Co. vs. Bahne K. Bahnson, account. Fehringer Milk Co. vs. Bahne K. Bahnson, account. cases was made recently with j North Platte Pack Co. vs. i criminal cases noticed lor trial; Bahne K. Bahnson, account, against Robert H. Miner, Milton National Drinks Inc. vs. Youngwirlh ^ vs.^ State ^ mately $100. Bids were authoriz- •--' — -' ' ed for gas for school buses, fuel oil for heating plants, milk for school lunch program. Teaching contracts were ratified for grades Kg., one, two, six and junior high English. Vacancies remain in grades three and four and junior-senior high English, music, social studies, homcmaking, special education. Dettman Milo Emerson, Patrick Baline K Bahnson, account. j Arnold mv& resignaUon was ac . King and Charles Johnson. , ^Midwest p Jobbing£a f vs. cepted lo perm / him to lakc a Several non-j assigned to i Bahne K. Bahnson, account. Diana Rogers vs. Bahne K. iij.ui »m v^ijfuu v^iuimii, uc., uiuu ijQpo assigned to next week in »••«»««» »m 5 ^io v^. ^anui, *».. at St. Ann hospital on Tuesday. L,,,,' n ° , nailpv'anrl oihprs Benson, account. He had been a resident of Algo-j ^LS G Slu " ° U ^, ' Porter Oil Co. vs. Bahne K. na about 35 years and was employed at Universal Mfg. Co. | Funeral services will be held! in McCullough's chapel Friday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Mack Carlson officiating. Burial will be in Riverview cemetery. Marvin Cronan was born in Cedar Falls on May 19, 1902, the son of Clyde and Mae Sims Cronan. On October 8, 1949 he ; married Clara Mixdorf in Algona. :iy Distributing Co., Bahnson, account. The chorus is available for entertainment at large pub- ; Survivors besides his wife are lie functions on Tuesday and Saturday nights and will make its aest appearance at a student activities benefit program at the Burt school on Thursday night, May 6. The group invites any nxen within driving distance to sing with them each Tuesday night during practice sessions at the Legion Hall. a son and daughter, Marvin and Caroline. One brother, William, Waterloo, also survives. Virginia Banks vs. Se^'ASirNei^? Bauson/accent: count?Eldon Ileil-ck^ Js' Ce"- R fe^-Soft Water Cond vs. cil A Pingel, damages; Herman ^^^SVTll Bleich vs. Raymond bankey, /-,„,*. oral agreement; L. E. Kay vs. (jaicmei Earl Manning, account and note; James H " Ta >' lor vs ' Baline K ' Ekeberg vs. Raymond Christine Berkness vs. Leon- Wayne C. Jones vs. Nora M. Jones, Divorce; and Bowman Building vs. Marguerite Kalar, foreclosure mechanic's lien. A large number of cases have been noticed for jury trial, but this does not neces- ard Madden, damages. Dorothy Cook vs. Elva Hall, damages. Roger Dougherty vs. Edward Boyken Adm., damages. Alice Harris vs. Wendell Jer- Wendell Arthur Harris vs. Jergenson, damages. Mr. Cronan was a veteran of sarily mean they will come up Marvin G. Lovell vs. Skelly . World War II. j at this term. Those with both! Oil Co., damages. position as high school principal at Twin Rivers. At least two new school buses are to be purchased for next year; the anticipated number of pupils to be transported to the public school is up about 5 per cent over the current year. Summer classes, in case of sufficient enrollment, are to be offered in^elementary reading, typing, field biology, and possibly other subjects: tuition and textbook charge are to be $10. Classes and activities have already been planned for driver education, band, summer baseball, vocational agriculture. Hiring of an architect for the new proposed Algona high school was delayed for another several weeks.

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