The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 1, 1966 · Page 12
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 12

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, November 1, 1966
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Carrie Durant, Weil-Known Artist, Dies Carrie I. Durant, 88, lifelong resident of Algona, died Thursday evening at the Good Samaritan Home where she lived since early August this year. Funeral services for her were held at 3 p. m. Saturday in the Congregational church, with Rev. Frank Harcey officiating. Burial will be at Riverview cemete ry and MoCullough Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Lester Faber, August Slagle, Oliver Carlson, Charles Paxson, Leo McEnroe and Byron Richardson. Carrie Ida Durant, daughter of Anthony and Caroline Worster Durant, was born here Sept. 1, 1878. In 1900, she was graduated from State College of Iowa, Cedar Falls, with a degree in the advanced Latin course. She was also president of the Literary Society there and was in debate. She later studied art at the University of Chicago, then taught at Davenport and Marshalltown before ill health forced her to resign. Her health improved and she accepted a position in the Algona schools where she taught for 37 years. For many years, she was supervisor of 'art work here and was principal at Third Ward School for 25 years. She took great interest in-her students and in their progress in later life, wrote poetry and for educational magazines and also painted. She had been a member of the Congregational church for 71 years • at the time of her death and was also a member of Eastern Star. She is survived by a cousin, Mrs. Harry E. Ward, Algona, and was preceded in death by four sisters and a brother, including Margaret Durant, who died this past summer here. Shot, Butchered Cow; 2 Face Larceny Count Two young men from this area were bound over to district court following preliminary hearings of grand larceny charges in Mayor Bill Finn's court here Thursday morning, Oct. 27. The pair, Gary Dodds, 27, Algona, and Marvin Grisham, 21, Emmetsburg, formerly from Algona, were charged after their arrest for allegedly killing and butchering a 1,200 pound Whiteface cow near Irvington the preceding Saturday morning. Bond in each case was set at $2,500. Bond for Dodds was furnished and he was released, while Grisham was lodged in jail following the hearing when bond was not furnished. The animal that was shot and butchered for meat was owned by George Wildin on a farm operated by him a mile west and half-mile north of Irvington. Two shots from a 30.06 rifle killed the animal, which was valued at $250 by the owner, After the animal's death, the butchering process began - and was continued following a trip to Algona at noon. The remains of the animal (carcass) are shown in the accompanying photo, with the head at the left, ribs near the center and intestines and other vital organs at the right. Mr. Wildin discovered the cow missing Sunday when he went to the farm and reported the matter to Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst Sunday evening after he found the animal's remains. Sheriff Lindhorst and Deputy Sheriff Don Wood then began the investigation that resulted in apprehension of the men. Grisham was arrested Wednesday, Oct. 26, and Dodds the following morning and they appeared in court the same day. They allegedly hauled the meat from l ,he farm in Dodds* car and later traded most of it to a man living out of Kossuth county for a 2-wheel trailer. According to the sheriff, a statement from one of the men and other information in the case has been turned over to County Attorney Gordon Winkel for further action. Man Gets Year, Check Charge In Court Here John Farrington was sentenced to a year in the state penitentiary by Judge G. W. Stillman in district court here this week for false drawing and uttering of a bank check, fourth offense. The check for $18 was passed at Geelan's Store, Whittemore, Sept. 6, and the man received cash and merchandise. Appeal bond in the matter was set at $1,000. Virginia L. Dodds filed a petition for a divorce from Gary Q. Dodds in district court. She charges cruel and inhuman treatment, asks custody of two small children, temporary support and property and alimony from the defendant. They were married Jan. 18, 1960 at Fairmont. Anna Cink Of Wesley Dies; Rites Thursday Mrs. Anna Cink, 84, Wesley, died Saturday evening at St. Ann hospital here. A solemn requiem high mass will be said for her Thursday at 10 a. m. in St. Joseph's Catholic church at Wesley by Fr. R. W. Phillips, with burial to follow at the parish cemetery. Hamilton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Six grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Anna Ciha, daughter of Frank and Anna Chrak Ciha, was born in Czechoslovakia Jan. 8, 1882 and married George Cink at Clevland, Ohio, Oct. 16, 1906. He celebrated 25th Alflona, (la.) Upper Des Maine* Tuesday, Nov. 1, 1966 preceded her in death Fsb. 24, 1965. She came to Iowa in 1900 and Kossuth county In 1906. She is survived by two daughters, Martha (Mrs. Anthony Grandgenett), St. Benedict, and Helen (Mrs. Louis Wingert), Buffalo Center; two sons Edward, Woden, and Louis, Wesley; 24 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and a brother, James, Cleveland, Ohio. For Office Supplies and Metal Business Furniture visit the Office Supply Dept. of THE UPPER DES MOINES PUB. CO. in Algona. LIVERMORE-Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Kramer celebrated their silver wedding Sunday, October 16, at Sacret Heart Parish Hall. One hundred sixty relatives and friends attended. Lunch was served from a table- decorated in pink and white. Mrs. Frank Stahelman of Humboldt poured coffee, Mrs. Jim Lempke poured punch, and Mrs. Ted Wagner cut and served the cake. Vicky Stattelman had charge of the guest book. They received many gifts of silver and money. Mr. and Mrs. Kramer had open house at their home Sunday evening. GUESS WHO? RELIGIOUS CENSUS IN ALGONA SUNDAY AFTERNOON, NOVEMBER 6 Algona churches will be taking an all-denominational census to determine religious affiliations of Algona residents this coming Sunday afternoon. If you will not be at home, please fill out the form below and leave it on your front door. Thank you. ALGONA RELIGIOUS CENSUS Nov. 6 - 13, 1966 Address Telephone 295- Family Name Husband Wife Children Other I • How long lived in community (yrs.) Age Member of What Church Not at home a I Declined information a Church Preference i N a. o -a CO 0) c O ~D I) 0) Comments: Please help to make this census complete and accurate. ALGONA RELIGIOUS CENSUS COMM — Representing the churches of Aigona —

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