Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on April 26, 1965 · Page 1
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Third quarter honor roll for A.H.S. givon Nine Algona high school students topped the third quarter honor roll syith straight "A" averages. They were seniors Rod Ricklefs, Jean Christiansen, Jackie Kinden, Gayle Phillips and Ann Wilson; sophomores Dennis Georg, Barb Knudsen, and Kathy Morz; and freshman Linda Ross. In the junior high one eighth grader and two seventh graders had straight "A's". They were Kathy Buchanan, Julie Chris- chilles and Robert Claude. The complete honor roll is as follows: Senior* — David Agena, Milton Butzke, Dennis Ohrtman, Sandy Schenck, Trudy Alt, Janet Angle, JoEilen baas, Karen Charles, Mary Cowan, Marilyn Deal, Dorene Funk, limy Lou Garms, Jane Geilenfeld, Marilyn Harris, Darlene Heinrich, Marlene Henderson, Pam Hopkins, Lois Hunt, Joyce Ludwig, Juanita Meyer, Jane Metzger, Maureen O'tJnen, Judy Parrott, Barb Percival, Roxie Schade, and Diane Smith. Juniors — Bob Bradford, Gregg Buchanan, Dave Martin, Dan Merryman, Ron Nelson, Tom Samp, Dana Snodgress, Mike Stillman, Phil Taylor, Glen Tschetter, Arlene Anliker, Jo Cox, Eliana Febles, Sandi Haag, Barb Medin, Sharon Menneke, Sue Moulton, Shari Nelson, Marty Pendergast, Peg Schutter, Sharon Sundet and Judy Thornsen. ' Sophomores — Tom. Claude, Chris Conn, David Gerber, Daryl Johnson, Roger Johnson, Tom Kain, Paul McBride, Don Riedinger, David Ruhnke, Jim Schutter, Tom Snyder, Steve Waller, Clint Young, Marlyn Metzger, Darla Carr, Connie Derbyshire, Rebecca Fraser, Sandy Harmes, Donna Kenyon, Bonita Kiilsholm, Virginia Klein, VaLora Kueck, Marilyn Paetz, Susan Rentz, Connie Schultz, Carol Sloniker, and Mary Willrett. Freshmen -r- Jeff Allen, Rich Black, John Frederick, Jim Jorgenson, Delmar Mains, Gary Nelson, Greg Perkins, Gregg "UNCONTESTED CIRCULATION CHAMPION — THE ADVANCE" State Hidtoricai Society Iowa City, Iowa National Guard inspection Thursday The annual general inspection of the Alflona National Guard battery will be held on Thursday night of this week at 7:30 p.m. at the Armory at the Fairgrounds. Lt. Col. Charles L. Elslander will make the inspection and the public it invited to attend. Spring vocal concert dated at A.H.S. Friday The Algona high school choruses will present their annual spring concert Friday evening, April 30 at 7:30. This will be a program of popular standard music, choral arrangements from Broadway musicals and folk songs. The three choruses involved are the 80 voice mixed chorus, he lyric girls chorus and the >and girls chorus. Accompanists 'or the concert will be Lois Hunt, a senior, Sally Bay, a jun- or and Marilyn Paetz, a sophomore. Small groups to perform on the concert will include the modern choir, the Debutantes [12 junior girls) and the sym- phonettes. This year's symphon- 2ttes are all seniors with the exception of accompanist, Sally Bay^ The senior members are: Marsha Miller, Jean Christiansen, Dorene Funk, Linda Parsons, Becky Dailey, Emy Lou Garms and Barbara Percival. There will be two folk singing groups — one, a trio with Brad Entered as second class matter, Dec. 1, 1908, at Algona, Iowa, postoffiee under Act of Conaress Match 8. 1879 VOL. 65— NO. 31 MONDAY, APRIL 26, 1965 — ALGONA, lOA 8 PAGES PLUS SUPPLEMENT ance ^^ ^^ * ^^* ^^^^ ^^^^ Powell, Randal Riedinger, Roger Meyer, Cathy Chrischilles, Virginia Deal,.-Donna ...Eisner, Wendy Gardner, Sara Huber, Bev Knudsen, Debbie Laws, Lin da Martin, Phyllis Moulton, Marne Parrott, Mary Plott, Susan Samp, Judy Scobba and Sharon Wagner. 8th Grids — Dave Bilyeu, Tim Black, Phil Bode, Sergio Febles, Jay Geving, Bobby Kent, Randy Krause, Max Laird, Dean Lowman, Rick Post, David Riley, Mark Snyder, Todd Treganza, Terry Ziesman, Lavonne Baas, Linda Allen, DeEtte Burris Susan Dodds, Patricia Fraser, Evelyn Haack, Luann Holt, Pat Hopkins, Debra Huber, Rosemary Hutchison, Barbara Jergenson, Jean Jorgenson, Debbie Logan, Kathy McBride, Rosemary Pendergast, Debbie Sabin, Judy Sigsbee, Karla Sjogren, Kathy Skow, Nancy Wagner, Peggy Zittritsch, Nancy Courtney, and Linda Schlapia. 7th Grade — Neil Anderson, Craig Carson, Wayne Dohlman, Gary Gade, Gary Hagen, Bruce Marshall, Steve Merry man, Bruce Mueller, Mark Olson, Lanny Phillips, Steven L, Schultz, Gerry Whittemore, Theresa Beaumont, Lea Lynn Buchanan, Kraft, Phil Taylor and Brock Laws and 'the other a quintet with Marcia Miller, Becky Dailey, John Pratt, Rod Ricklefs and Rich Feaster. Soloists that will be heard with groups or in duets include: Emy Lou Garms, Rich Feaster, Jo Ellen Baas, Jean Christiansen, . W.ayne; Christiansen;. Sharon Willrett and Salvador DeSou- za. The concert will be held as usual in the high school auditorium and there will be no admission charge. Mr. Willard Snustad is direc- Alice Pierce, 91, of Algona, dies Thursday Alice Pierce, 91, died Thursday at St. Ann hospital and funeral services were held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian church with Rev. Walter Morz officiating. Alice Lutz was born December 24, 1873 in Hatfield, Mo., the daughter of the Jacob Lutz- es. She had been in this community about 67 years. Her irst marriage was to John Sabin who died in 1923. Some fears later she married Charles Pierce who died some time ago. ilecently she had lived at the Good Samaritan Home. Burial was in Riverview cemetery with McCullough's in charge. Pallbearers were Harold Van Allen, Lloyd)Robinson, Ted Herbst, Fred Geigel, Ralph Lindhorst, and Dr. L. L. Snyder. Band concert at Ledyard Wednesday Ledyard — The band concert will be presented in the school auditorium on Wednesday evening, April 28, at 8 p.m. The concert, under the direction of Clarence Winden, wilU include selections by both the junior and senior bands, a coronet solo by Bonnie Udstuen, a saxaphone solo by Mark McCoy and a number by the clarinet trio. ON DEAN'S LIST Cedarville, Ohio — Marilyn Black, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Robert Black, route 1, Algona, a freshman at Cedarville College, Cedarville, Ohio, recently made the first semester Dean's List at Cedarville College. In order to qualify for tms list a student must maintain an average u pf, 3.25-|- for .the^semester. Marilyn Dau, Cindy Hansen, Rebecca Virginia Egel, Hard- or. T.W.Trunnelle, rural Wesley, dies Thursday Theodore W. Trunnelle, 63, died at his home in rural Wesley of a heart condition Thurs- GETS DISCHARGE St. Joe — SP/4 Joe E. Loc- t>ach, arrived home Tuesday with his Army discharge after day. Funeral services are today grove, Sharon Hix, Debbie Johnson, Diana Levy, Marcy Moen Dorene Mowers, Jan SchuJz Debra Will and lone Metzger. GOP schedules fund-raising dinner Monday State Sen. Robert Rigler of New Hampton will speak at the Republican fund-raising banquet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Algona Country Club, Sen. Rjgler represents the 44th District, comprised' of Chickasaw and Floyd counties. Oliver Carlson, Kossuth County chairman, plans to bring him to Algona from Des Moines in the Carlson airplane. Sen- will remain after the banquet and program to talk to those who wish to visit with him. Members of the Kossuth County GOP central committee are arranging the banquet, and these include Kirk Hayes, Mrs. John Schutter, Mrs. L,. L. Rater, Dr. Andrew Gotten and Mrs. Richard Thoreson, §11 of Algona. (Monday) at St. Joseph's Catholic church at 10 o'clock with Fr. R. W. Phillips conducting the service. Burial will be in Calvary cemetery in Algona with Hamilton Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Theodore W. Trunnelle was born December 25, 1901 in Toulon, 111., the son of Charles and Nellie Moukgon Trunnelle, He came to Kossuth county in 1918 and was married to Mildred Carroll on November 23, 1925, at West Bend. Survivors besides his wife are three daughters and two sons: Rosalie, Mrs. Charles Bonavia, Wesley; Patricia, Mrs. Lewis Gilbride, Algona; Capt. Charles [>, Trunnelle, Bangor, Me.; Ted R., Wesley; Mary, Mrs. Art Kahlar, Burt. Brothers and sisters who also survive are: Frank Yakima, Wash.; Catherine, Mrs. Earl Wertz, Graymound, 111.; George, Calif.; Mary, Mrs. James Collins, Las Vegas, Nov.; Mrs. Margaret Burreson, Chicago, 111.; Mrs. Ruth Whipple, Chicago, 111. There are 8 grandchildren. Win* free trip to Ntw York Oily Myron (Mike) Smith, Agency Manager for Farm Bureau Insurance in Algona, and his wife, Beth, are spending the week in New York City. Mr. Smith won the trip to New York by having the highest insurance production in Franklin-Wright Counties, his former territory. was one of 25 men to be so hon ored by Farm Bureau Insurance Services, He will return to Al gona on May 3rd. 2 years service, the past year being spent in Thailand. Mr. and Mrs. Loebach and son Joe, will be at home on their farm near Burt. FALLS FROM BIKE Kim, 8 year old daughter of the Walter Petersons, fell while riding her bicycle Thursday evening and suffered a laceration of the knee which required several stitches. ON VACATION Publisher Duane Dewel and his wife left Wednesday for a 10-day trip south to Houston to visit their daughter and son-in- law and family, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Pickford. Lakota newspaper to call it quits Announcement was made this week that the "Lakota Review", one of only seven newspapers cmaining in Kossuth county, will be merged with the Buff a* o Center Tribune effective May 1. The Lakota paper has been published the past few years by the Buffalo Center paper but will now become a part of'it. Publishers of the Buffalo Center paper arc Mrs. Katherine Carman, Merlyn Elman and Hdr- old Yahnke. Pack 29 of Cub Scouts met here April 20 Cub Scouts of Pack 29 met April 20 in the Lucia Wallace gym. Mr. Lloyd Muckey and Mr. and Mrs. Ted Charles were the hosts. Scoutmaster Ed Sindelar introduced Gene Hutchins who ed the Scouts in song and Scout yells. The flag ceremony was conducted by Den 1 and skits were presented by Den 1 under Mrs. Atherton entitled "Extraordinary Eggs" and Den 2 under Mrs. Anderson entitled "Jolly Green Thumb." New boys initiated into Cub Scouts were Charles Reding, Patrick Rooney and Mike McGinnis. Cub Scout awards were pre- sente'd to: Robert Meine — Wolf Badge; Greg Anderson — 1 gold arrow, 1 wolf badge and assistant denner stripe; Tim Hill — 1 gold arrow and 1 wolf /badge; Jeff Miller — 1 silver arrow, 1 bear badge and a service star; Randy Warner — Assistant denner stripe; Randy Ferden —denner stripe. . "' Kris Meyer — Denner stripe; Edwardo Franco — Denner stripe; Chuck Reding — Denner stripe; Kurt Lytle — Assistant denner stripe; Brian Will — Denner stripe; Robbie Watson— Meet for concert kickoff A COMMUNITY CONCERT Kick-Off coffee was held Tuesday morning at the home of Mrs. Mel Bay, and concert kits were distributed. Pictured are members of her team of which she is'captain and the members of the team of Mrs. Ted Smith, another captain. Back row from left to right are: Mesdames Dick Cook, J. C. Everds, William Snustad, Nat Bangs. Second row: Mesdames Kyle Keith, Charles Hardgrove, Jim Dodds, Jerry Cowan and Gene Hutchins. Hostess, Mrs. Bay, front row left, with Mesdames Mel Bourne, Ted Smith and Richard Burt. . . 97 years old but still fishes in Norway : Bode — Mrs. Harold Hanson recently received an interesting letter from her father, Mr. Pc- dcr Satre, who is 97 years old and still spends his days as a fisherman in Uie Lofoten Islands, off the northwest coast fc Norway. He wrote a personal letter to his daughter and does not use glasses. Enclosed in the letter was a clipping from the local paper of Tonnes, Ricno fjord. This clipping was an in- terview with Mr. Satre. He still goes out on the fjords and along the coast using only oars for travel on the waters. Fishing is the chief occupation and his son, who is in his 70s now has charge of expeditions out in deeper waters. Mrs. Hanson has not seen her father for 50 years and she corresponds with one sister whom she has never seen. Mrs. Hanson is from a large family, many of them came to America. Assistant denner stripe; Mike Lierly — Denner stripe; jLarry G r o e n — Assistant denner stripe. Kevin Gardner — Service star, 1 gold arrow; Jackie Schoby — Service star; Gary. Keigan — Service star and 1 gold arrow; Roger Atherton, Service star. Cub Scouts will have a kite contest May 1 at Bertha Godfrey school at 1 o'clock; TWINS BORN Twin boys were born to Mr and Mrs. Charles Schmidt, Ottosen, at St. Ann hospital on April 21. They weighed 3 Ib. 14% oz. and 5 Ib. 15% oz. Hire instructor ! "•• for Ledyard Music Ledyard — Robert De Y oung, Dalton, 111., has been hired by the Ledyard Community school Board of Education as vocal and instrumental music instructor. Mr. DeYoung will graduate from Northwestern College in Orange City in May. He has been active in the choir and band at Northwestern and-was the trumpet soloist with the chorale Readers. He will also have charge of the summer band program. County Legion check Concert drive kickoff lunch here Monday A kick-off supper at the First Lutheran church at 6:30 p.m. tonight, Monday, April 26 will launch the 1965-66 membership drive for the Kossuth Community* Concert Louis Kelley, Association. Mr. president of the Teaching changes in Sentral area Seneca — William Dorscy who has been teaching at La kota, lias accepted a position teaching the 6th grade at Fen ton next year. Mrs. R. F. Vaughan of Whittemore will teach first grade in Fenton and Mrs. Andrew Gowans who is now teaching first grade will be the kindergarten teacher at Fenton. Mrs. Lawrence Newbrough, current 6th grade teacher at Fenton, will replace Mrs. Art Priebe as 6th grade teacher at Lone Rock and Mrs. Priebe will fill the vacant position of fifth grade teacher. Mrs. Rochelle Scott of Burt has been hired as ninth and tenth grade English teacher at Sentral. Gar, truck collide on State street A pickup truck owned by Leo nard Pesicka and a car driven by Mrs. Lloyd Wellendorf collided at the intersection of State and Phillips street Friday morning. Leonard Pesicka Jr., driver of the pickup, had stopped at the stop sign and proceeded south on Phillips when the back o[ the box and rear wheel were hit by the Wellenclorl' vehicle. Damage to Ihe pickup was estimated ai $'25 and about $500 damage to the front end, right door and radiator of the Welien- association, will preside with Mrs. Lois Hollar, representative from New York speaking. The drive will end Saturday noon, May 1, with a meeting for all members to follow at 3 p.m. for the purpose of selecting the season's program. Prices this year are $7.00 for adults and $3.00 for students. This includes four concerts held in Algona plus 3 to 4 concerts in each of the towns with which we have reciprocity — Emmetsburg, Forest City, Clarion and Estherville. With concert headquarters at Give rules for emergency loans by the FHA The secretary of agriculture has designated Kossuth county eligible for emergency loans through the Farmers Home Administration as a result of the flood damage suffered here recently. In order to be eligible, it must be determined that credit is not available from other lenders to continue normal operations and have reasonable prospects of success. The loans may be made for the purchase of feed, seed, fertilizer, or for other essential farm and home operating costs. The funds cannot be used to refinance existing debts. The interest rate is three per cent. Repayment schedules depend upon the purpose of the loan. For example, funds loaned for crop production will ordinarily be repaid from the crop harvested or sold. Applications can be made with he local representatives of ?HA. They are in Algona every Tuesday from 1-3 p.m. at the JSDA building, or at the Hum- )olclt FHA office every Friday "rom 8-12 a.m. Elect food officers at Ledyard meeting The Kossuth County School Food Service Assn. met at Ledyard April 14th. New officers elected were Fern Houchins, Algona, president; Marie Colwell, Algona, president-elect; Mildred Anderson, Sv/ea City, sec.; and Alice Hill, Swea City, treas. The chartering of a bus to go to the state convention at Marshalltown May 1st was discussed and hobbies were shown. Lunch was served by Ledyard and Burt women. The Association meets monthly at lunch rooms in the Furniture anyone become a member Bjustrom's desiring to need only stop in there or phone 5-7008. Approximately 50 people from Algona and Kossuth county will volunteer their services this week to make the drive a success. They are: Capt. Mrs. Ted Smith. Her workers: Mrs. Nat Bangs, Mrs. Keith Christie, Mrs. James Dodds, Mrs. Mel Bourne, Mrs. Willard Snustad, Mrs. Gene Hutchins, Mrs. Wm. Hilton, Mrs. Terry McGuire, Mrs. Charles Hardgrove. Captain Mrs. Mel Bay. Her workers: Mrs. Richard Cook, county. Members are school lunch room worker*. Cylinder youth gives performance Robert Freeman, son of the Paul F. Freemans, Cylinder, and a freshman at Upper Iowa University at Fayette, has presented his "protege performance." Students in the acting and directing class select another student with promise of acting ability but with no previous experience at the school and then help coach and direct this individual performance." interpretation for a "protege Robert gave an on "The Telltale Heart," a short story. Club has girls, so boys change name Wesley — Wesley township 4-H Boys club met at Wilfred Becker's April 7. They discussed the buying of a table size flag and a 4-H flag. They nominated Alan Asa and Tony Mra!" Jerry Cowan/Miss "Barbara ' M "ehe as delegates to the 4-H camp at Clear Lake. They signed up a committee to get a new name for the group as girls are also members. Leonard Becker gave a demonstration on good manners. Duane Kunkel is reporter. Tar wagon catches fire Thursday The Algona Fire Department Haggard, Mrs. Marc Moore, Mrs. Helen Mikes, Mrs. J. C. Everds, Mrs. Geo. Sefrit, Mrs. Charles Bloom, Dr. Kelley, Mrs. Richard Burt. Captain Mrs. Herb Hensley. Her workers: Mrs. Jack Limbaugh, Mrs. John Schutter, Miss Corrine Shimcl, Mrs. Wes Bart- Ictt, Mrs. Ron Bitz, Mrs. Louis Kelly, Mrs. Tom Cogdall, Mrs. Dwainc Lighter, Mrs. John Kenefick. Captain Mrs. Jerry Leancagh. Her workers are: Mrs. Floyd J was called to extinguish a fire Holt, Mrs. James Chalslrom, j on the City Street departments' Mrs. Art Olson, Mrs. Verne Me-1 tar wagon Thursday afternoon. dorf auto, i-.irs. Wolk-ndorf was ciure, Mrs. John Hayes, Mrs.'The wagon was on "fire, the tar charged with failura to stop at Kussell Ouster, Mrs. Richard' really hot and the tires burned a stop sign. Schneider, Mrs. Ed Gilmore, | off, according to Fire Chief El- Mrs. Ron Taylor, Mrs. Lamont j bert. Workmen were in the pro- Oar stolen.here VIRGIL ELBJRT (right), commander of of the Kossuth County American Legion, is shown presenting a check for a substantial part of the $500 pledged by the county Legion to Ollie Nasby (center) for the new Good Samaritan Home here. The presentation was made last Wednesday. Hagg-Turner post commander Ed Farrell, left, looks on. The county Legion is one of the many organizations pledging money to help furnish the new building. About $43,000 has been pledged thus far according to secretary Russ Buchanan but more is still needed. Anyone feeling he would like to help in this cause is asked to contact either Mr. Nasby, local Good Samaritan Home manager, or Buchanan. J3§| fj QunGSOdV Originally, it was planned to construct * a 40-unit home but because the cost per unit was so high, a 60-unit home was decided upon. Cowan Corp., general contractors, have already put in most of the footings and their workmen and units are shown in the background of the above picture. With the foundation in, the main part of the building will soon begin to take shape southwest of the present home. Completion, date is scheduled for Sept. 1, 1965. Exclusive Advance Photo bv Mike Stillman. A car owned by Verne Burns who lives at 322 South Moore street was taken from near his home sometime Wednesday night. The auto, a 1954 Oldsmo- was recovered County workers are:.Bancroft — Mrs. D. J. Welp, Burt—Miss i Ruth Hodgson, Bode—Mrs. Bas! il Brock, Wesley—Mrs. Paul Erdman, Whittemore—Mrs. Edmund O'Brien, Titonka—Miss Florence Reynolds, Swea City— Mrs. Richard W. Larson. Officers recently elected for the coming year are: President, cess of repairing the black top road south of Garrigan school. bile, was recovered Friday at Fort Dodge by police there on j Mr. Louis Kelly: vice, Mr. John a Up from Sheriff Ralph Land-jsterba; sec., Corrine Shimel; Mrs. John Stephens; Charles Paxson; public- horst. The local sheriff was con- Asst., tinuing his investigation Satur- treas., day. lity, Mrs. Rex Taylor. Correspondent WANTED FOR WHITTEMORE AREA! CONTACT KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCE - 295-2424

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