Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 6, 1965 · Page 1
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ADVANCE ALMANAC $1.19 $2.67 70c ALGONA MARKETS Corn __ _ Beans „___ Oats ': ST. ANN BIRTHS April 30 — Mr, and Mrs. Charles McNertney, Bancroft, twin girls, 5 Ibs. 4 02. and 6 Ibs. 2 oz. BUILDING PERMITS A. L. Smith, cement floor in garage, $144; Clarence Hunt, garage, $500; Violet Walker, re- shingle garage, $60; Nick Maharas, move garage; Leo McEnroe, replace fence; Henry Scheppman, reshingle house, $300; Hex Voyles, cement drive, $400; Julius Peterson, overhead garage doors, $200; Clarence Fraser, tool shed, $35; H. M. Knecht, sidewalk, $80. MAYOR'S COURT . Larry Reefer, driving while license is supended, 30 days in jail; Robert L. Ricke, Wesley, speeding, $10; Russell Harris, Burt, careless driving, $15; John E. Hardgrove, Algona, speeding. $10. Correction — It was erroneously reported in this column that Roger Thul, Bode, was fined for speeding in the April 29 issue. The name should have been Richard J. Thul. The Advance apologizes for the error. ALGONA WEATHER , H L R April 28 60 28 .05 April 29 82 33 April 30 84 48 . May 1 ___ _____>84 54 May, 2 88 58 May 3 86 52 May 4 83 56 .02 May 5 ___:— 55 WEDDING PERMITS Richard P. Farrell, Jean Becker, both Sioux City; Charles Bierstedt, Willetta Gade, both Whittemore; Jerry O. Satre, Myrna E. R. Bredlow, both Pes Moines; Charles O'Hara, Julia Ricke, both Wesley; William Robinson, Phyllis Metzen, both Algona; Donald E. Peters, Storm Lake, Kaye Rupp, Cherokee. NEW COURT CASES H. E. Hundertmark vs. Elizabeth Hundertmark. To app. Consqryator.. ,„„;;„,.„„.,;-, .;*.,„- Sohdra Kay Johnson vs.-;Jon O. Johnson. Divorce. Hkrold E. Lakin vs. J. E. Ukena, Charles F. Enneberg, J. E. Ukena Co., Estate of J. E. Ukena, and Dorothy J. Dewey, Extx. Damages $75,000. Herbert 1. Ise brand vs. Stanley Carman. Acct. $152.49. ST. ANN HOSPITAL April 29 — Sharon Walker, Algona, T & A; Maxwell Miller, Algona, medical; Marie Gearen, Algona, medical. April 30 — Sebastian Kramer, Algona, medical. ' ' May 1 — George McFarland, Burt, medical. May 2 — Delores Marking, Algona, surgery; Mike Fox, Bancroft, T & A; Patrick Fox, Bancroft, T & A. May 3 — Delbert Hall, Algona, medical; Delmar Plathe, Bode, medical; Albin Spongberg, Algona, medical; Ralph Thompson, Algona, medical; Brad Chrischil- les, Algona, T & A, May 4 — Mrs. Jennie Deibler, Algona, surgery; Minnie Morris, Algona, medical; Mrs. Pearl Besch, Whittemore, accident; Mrs. Alfred Bell, Whittemore, accident. NEW CARS AND TRUCKS Lawrence H, Riedel, Algona, Winnebago Trl.; Dale Zentner, LuVerne, Winnebago Trl; Harold J. or Letha Van Allen, Algona, Landcruiser; Willis L. Janes, Wesley, Honda; Marilyn J. Simpson, Algona, Blair Hse, Trl.; Herman Petersen, Bancroft, Ford p/u; Maynard M. or Bernice M, fturlburt, Swea City, .Chev.; Algona Impl. Co,, Algona, Int'l. p/u; Alvin John Huenhold, Algpna, Chev. Trk.; James L. Meyer, Fenton, Chev. Trk; Tho- mas'J. & Francis Bormann, Livermore, Chev. p/u; Francis Kol< lasch, Whittemore, Chev,; Mer^ win F. Farrow, Lakota, Ford; Win, R. or Beverly R, Van Pe, vender, Swea City, Chev.; Glen. don E. Peterson, Swea City, Chey.; Village Pump Tavern, Lu- Verne, Volkswagen; John or Myrtle Alke, Lakota, Chev.; Wendell C. WjUrett, Burt, Plym.; Wm, R. Phelps, Swea City, OWs; Robert L. Ricke, Wesley, Plym.; Selmer E, or fisteUe U Uhr, Swea Cjty, Chev. T© L|§HT The Park Commission will meet May 25 to adopt plans and specifications and the form of the contract required to construct a floodlighting system for a Little League bjl fjeJ4 at the Athletic parj£ Alqono Ko^uth (oruntv MMMMMMMHMI^MMlHIMHBMHMHMHHMHMHBHMMlMBMaMH^HHHM^ /«—I Entered cs Second class malter, Die, I, 1908, of Algond, lowo, trastoMic* uhdor Adt of Congrejs March 8, 1879 VOL, tt-NO. 34 THURSDAY, MAY 6,1WS - ALGONA, IOWA - tt PAGES IN 3 SECTIONS State Historical Society X * City, Iowa vance, Final "lockup" WADE SULLIVAN, the only postmaster ever to serve in the "old" post office, is shown locking the doors for the last time Sunday on the old building located at the corner of Call .and Dodge streets. The new building was put in use beginning Sunday. Sullivan took over as postmaster here on Feb. 22, 1935 and has now completed 30 years in that capacity. At that time, the post office was in the ^Security State Bank building but in August, 1937, it moved into the new building built during the latter stages of the depression. Thus Sullivan served ail 28 years as postmaster while the building was in use. The new post office building, owned by Wilfred Riopelle of Milwaukee, Wis., is leased to the post office department for $15,600 per year for 20 years and the government has six five-year options after that. It contains 10,000 square feet of space although the lobby is no larger than the old post office and there are only 50 more postal boxes. The working room is 46x80 feet and the building has private offices for postmaster Sullivan, assistant Hal Long and the postal inspector. It is heated by gas and air. conditioned and contains a 9x12 ft. vault, with its own ceiling and double steel doors. ••. • • . • Peace arrives in Twelve U.S. Peace 'Corps workers including Wayne "Reb" Johnson of Algona, arrived at Bangkok, Thailand this week after being ordered out of Indonesia two weeks ago. , ..Johnson, a former Algona high school quarterback in the late 1950's, was a physical education adviser in Indonesia. The workers were told to leave prior to the 10th anniversary of the Afro-Asia conference in Indonesia. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Johnson Sr. of Algona, received word from the Peace Corps Monday that their son had arrived in Thailand Sunday. Mrs. Johnson said they hadn't received a letter from him since April 2 but learned about two weeks ago from a telephone call from the Peace Corps that their son, along with other American workers, were asked to leave Indonesia, It is expected Wayne will be reassigned in either Asia or Africa. He left here in August, re- ceivd 10 weeks of training in Hawaii and arrived in Indonesia shortly before Christmas, In his last letter, he reported everything seemed to be going alright there, Vandals damage car; break every window Lakota girl nominee for 4-N office Linda Hoeppner, Lakota, daii: ghter of the Burdette Hoepp- ners, was recently named state 4-H officer nominee from northwest Iowa. She was first chosen as a state 4-H officer nominee from Kossuth county and then following personal interviews at Emmetsburg was one of two boys and two girls named nominees from the 17 counties in northwest Iowa. May 15 she and 12 other boys and girls from Iowa will have personal interviews at Ames. Then eight boys and eight 'girls will be named as state 4-H officer candidates. Auth«rititi htrt «rt ing fer vandalc who did •!< met! 1300 damtft to § car ewntd by Ron Mittag, Algon*, tfttr it tMcam* ituck on thf •iit-wtit road in front of tHt former grewn'f Dairy firm natr tht €•!! Stiff Park 1001* timt evtr the wftfetnd, Mittag, § itwdfnt it Algona high fehool, ftjd hii e§r bt- cimt ttvck md hi •bindonfd it iboyt 9 p.m. er ie Sitvrdiy night on thf road. Somftin* bftwffn thfn and Mindly morning, vandal* iinjihfd tvtry window including thf windfhifld/ pJyf thf fpfidomtttr glass and did ethfr d«m»g« also. Thf fhfrifff office roportf thf dimagt foyid amoynt to $300. Whittemore women injured in car-bus crash Three Whi tie more women, driving to work in Algona, were injured about 8:15 a.m. Wednesday when their car collided with an Algona Community school bus on the McGregor blacktop four miles west of Algona. Two of the women were taken to St. Ann hospital for treatment and the third was treated and sent home from a 'doctor's office. , • •>£ Injured were: ^ LuEllna Bell, laceration* of th* left knee, cuts and bruises,, oh right arm, right leg and head. She is employed for the Durant sisters in their home. She was hospitalized at St. Ann. • -Q. I J Pearl Besch, chest injury. She is employed at ,Christehseri's and is hospitalized now. Marie Hogan, bruises and- a minor thumb injury. She'was treated by a doctor and Sent home. Mrs. Hogan is employed at the Chrischilles Store.: ;v THE ACCIDENT occurred^ the school bus pulled onto the blacktop after stopping for ' a stop sign. It was headed for Algona with a full load of students, i . The Whittemore car, driven' and owned by Mrs. Besch, was coming from the west and apparently the driver of the school bus, Loren J. White, Algona, did not see the oncoming car as he pulled onto the road. Mrs. Besch was unable to stop the car in time to miss catching the back bumper of the bus. The impact spun the Whittemore car around and sent, it into the deep north ditch. The machine had about $350 in damage while the bus damage was only about $15. Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst and Deputy Sheriff Don Wood irit- Vestigated the crash. -Charges of failing to enter a highway safely were filed against Mr. White,... • SI. Joe girls head of honor group Mary Dig, daughter of the Herman Illgs, of near. Bode, is the- newly elected president of the Four and Twenty Society at Mount St. Clare college. Four and Twenty is the honor society on campus for math, chemistry, and biology students consisting of a select group of twenty-four members. She and other members attended the annual meeting of the Iowa-Illinois Under- given away in conjunction with the Algona JayCees' sports pro- V.F.W. hall at which Bill Brown the featured speaker, Gets 30 days in jail after 100 mile an hour chase in Algona faces charges also in damage at Drive-In Burt's new fire truck BURT'S NEW FiRE truck, delivered Saturday, is shown parked on the Burt main street Sunday afternoon ready for use. Fire chief Walter Steward brought the truck home from Algona. The unit cost about $15,000 with about $12,880 of that the CMC chassis purchased through Joe Bradley Equipment. The fire equipment was supplied by the Luverne, Minn, fire equipment company. Burt will keep its two present trucks, one purchased in 1962 and the other in 1938 the latter being used as an auxiliary pump wagon. Steward has been a member of the department for the past 46 years but only the last three as chief. u^n . Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. Damage cases are settled out of court „ Settled in district court soon after trial began Monday was a .damage case following a car- tractor accident in 1963 southeast of Armstrong. During a recess before a jury was sworn in lawyers announced the case had been settled but did not give any terms. The case was brought by Christine Berkness against Leonard Madden and others. A Berkness daughter had a broken collarbone and fractured jaw. Also reported settled were cases brought against the Algona Pilots Association. No details were announced. Milo G. Emerson pleaded acts with a child and was sentenced to six months in jail. nig ui me iowa-uiinois under- *"••"•*•** «* " IA «"«""«> "> jan. graduate Science Conference at Tne term w . as suspended during St. Ambrose college May 1. IMlftH hollo <™" WINS GOLF CLUBS good behavior. Acreage Motel sold to Don Clapsaddle The H. D. Clapsaddles have sold their Acreage Motel to the son Don D. Clapsaddle. The elder Clapsaddles plan to leave soon for visits in Arkansas and Florida. Their future plans are indefinite. The Don Clapsaddles have two sons, 13 and 17 years old. He is a veteran in the air force with 23 years of service. The Acreage Motel was built in 1955. Casey Loss is honored by reporters Casey Loss, Kossuth representative in the legislature, was announced as the outstanding representative by newsmen at the anual press dinner at Des TV* j •• A ,. mv, aiiuai. ui^oo Ulllllt Filed in court was a divorce | Momes Monday night. T1/\n K»r ^ f\r\r\ it r\ \fnir \n\-iv\etrm •* ° Arthur Illg, 60, of St. Joe, found dead St. Joe — Arthur Illg, 60,-was found dead about two miles from his home Tuesday in a tile. He had gone there to clean it and when found was in water head down to his waist with the scraper still gripped in his hand. It is believed he had a heart attack and fell into the tile. Funeral services will be Friday at ten o'clock at St. Joseph's Catholic church with Fr. Leo Schumacher celebrating the requiem high mass. Burial will be in the parish cemetery Hamilton's in charge. with Arthur G. Illg was born April 27, 1905 in St. Joe, the son of George and Rose Becker illg. He was married to Rosalie Bormann Jan. 3, 1928, at St. Cecelia A 20-year old Algona youth, Larry Reefer, was sentenced to 30 days in jail for driving white his license was under suspension and faces fines on three other driving counts as a result of a 100 mile-per-hour chase last Saturday night. His troubles began about 2:30 Sunday morning. Reefer was driving west on Nebraska street when Patrolman Tom Cogdall came up behind him. Cogdall didn't recognize the car as he had had a yellow car previous to a former license suspension and the car ahead of him was a 1958 Chevrolet. Evidently, thinking the patrolman was going to stop him (which he wasn't), he speeded up and Cogdall gave chase, thinking he was behind a stolen car. Reefer turned on Ridgiey street to State and then took off at speeds up to 100 miles an hour. ACCORDING to officers, the chase continued on to highway 18, around the triangle north of town and then onto highway 169 and Jones street. Reefer then took a turn onto Lucas street, made a left turn on Dodge to Overmeyer drive, then came up Jones and across State street. William Rasmussen, policeman on night duty, had seen Reefer driving his car and knew he would have a chase if_he pursued him. Sb^.hoping to^caten him off guard, he was waiting near the young man's house for his return. Via radio he knew of the chase and joined in at Call and Jones intersection. He was right behind him when Reefer lost control of his car on Jones street and plowed into the approach to the John Dreesman driveway. Damage to the car Was estimated at $500. Four charges were filed against him in Mayor's court here. They were driving while license was suspended, reckless driving, speeding, and failure to stop at nine stop signs. He pleaded guilty to all four counts but was jailed immediately after the action by Sondra Kay Johnson, , of the set of golf dubs i960 and she asks custody of a child. A damage suit asking $75,000 •"• v •* **£)V**M If H T Vi/Wo 0L/U1 I'M LJ1 U" ut*»*4i*^N^ UVIAV MUIVII*^ i^f ( l_f ,WV/\V gram last Friday night at the v ? sT1file l b ? Harold . E - Lakin ' V.F.W hall at whinh Rui R™,,,n ?. f . Pocahontas, against J. E. Ukena, his estate, and partner „ ,, - . v-/«»vin«, 1110 caiaic, auu iJcli inci of the Minnesota Vikings was i n the J. E. Ukena Co., C. F. Ennenberg, Mason City. Cars demolished in crash survive: Marjorie (Mrs. Art Winkel), Centerville; Francis, Whit- Mr. Loss has been a rcpre-1 temore; Donald, Dorothy (Mrs. sentative since 1947, with the I Ed McGuire) and Harold, all of exception of one two-year term, j St. Joe; Alma (Mrs. Roger Anand is assistant majority floor I derson), Goldfield; Alice (Mrs. His drivers license had been suspended twice previously. With this third suspension he could have this one suspended for a year. HIS TROUBLES don't end there. He was also charged with being responsible for considerable damage at the Star-Lite drive-in theatre one night last week and according to Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst, charges are pending in this case. According to the sheriff's office, chains and posts around the ticket office were knocked down and there was some damage to the ticket office. Reefer's 1958 Chevrolet had considerable front end damage and he was charged with knocking down the posts and chains with the front end of his car. Youth injured in tractor accident experience in the house "when ' vent. ! Tom Dailey, 17-year old son the landslide last year flooded A short in the electric wire! of tne D °y le Daileys, suffered the democrats into power with to the gas stove burned a hole • c " ts anc * bruises in a tractor ac- a tremendous number of new in flexible gas pipes and ignit-'""'""" -'—••«• n **...-* and is assistant majority floor I leader in the house. He was I Mark cited as "long in experience and ability." Loss is chairman of the house appropriations and sifting committees ranking member of the ways and means committee, and chairman of the House patronage committee. Cited by the newsmen in the senate was Andrew Frommelt, Dubuquc, the majority floor leader. In their remarks about Loss the citation said he had a steadying influence particularly valuable in a house high in capability but with many members still in the process of developing know-how in legislative procedures." Kollasch), Britt; Ronald and George at Merrill, Iowa; Lucille, Edward and Rosa Lee at home. Also surviving are 24 grandchildren and two sisters, Mrs. Henry Zeimet and Mrs. Frank Droessler at Bancroft. His parents and a sister and a brother are dead. Father Frances Illg of Ogden whose funeral was at St. Joe recently was a brother. Fire at convent is extinguished Saturday night about 8:30 p.m. the fire department was Mr. Loss was one of the few I called to extinguish a fire in the democrats who had long-time \ kitchen at the St. Cecelia's con- membars. He is serving his od the gas. Flames were shoot- ninth term. ing to the ceiling when firemen n*ivt**if «•** two cars after a crash Saturday night about JO p.m. near the Starlite Pnve-In theatre. The car in the foreground was driven by Paul Kerns, Britt, which crashed into the vehicle on the right which was stopped on the highway without lights. Shari Nelson was driver of the stopped car owned by Milton Pettman, a passenger in it. She had pulled off the road thinking a tire was flat. After she pulled back onto the highway the engine killed so the lights were turned off to start the car, and the Kerns car crashed into it while driving about 50 miles an hour, according to Patrolman Cogdall. Mrs. Kerns was taken to St. Ann hospital for X-rays and released. Estimated damage to the Kerns auto was between $800 and $1000. Miss Nelson was charged with park* g on a highway. A member of the Algona police department had stopped the car earlier in the evening and found defective equipment. Poug Nelson was the third passenger in the car. | arrived. A closet next to the DMAM LiAimn MAMMAS! stove was burned some, the end Open nGUSe pished i of a near-by table was charred, , and the floor and ceiling were 31 nUrSinK HOftlG damaged. There was consider** able smoke damage. The Good Samaritan Auxili- Luckily one of the Sisters was ary met Tuesday, April 27 in in the kitchen at the time but I the dining room of the home she did not know where to turn ! with sixteen present. The new ' off the gas. ' president, Mrs. Martin Becker,' Another fire call was answer- was in charge. Arrangement for • ed earlier in the day, at 2:11 birthday parties for the resi- p.m. one mile west of Sexton dents were made to July 1. j at the Mark Stanton farm. It "Open House" at the Good Sa- was a grass fire which got out maritan Home Sunday, May 16, of hand and was moving into •WHVU MHV4 W4. l«4.uVk9 Ali d V4- OV.VU1 ttL.* cident about 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. was discussed. Coffee was serv ed. some machinery. There" very little damage. Tom was hauling brush on a loader behind the tractor out to the pasture at their suburban home south of Algona. He had raised the loader before he started to have better visibility but it caused the load to be unbalanced and the tractor to tip as he drove downhill. He jumped from the tractor but the bar cut his head as it rolled over three times. He was taken to St. Ann hospital by McCullough's and was released after examination. He has a cut on the head, a black eye, skinned cheek and one was I bruised and skinned arm. He is t back in school today.

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