Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 20, 1965 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, May 20, 1965
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State Hist Io " a ° * Algona Airman flies in Viet Nam raids Spec, 4 0. Robert Bristow, son of the Mervin L. Bristows who farm in the Algona-Irvington area, has been in Saigon, Viet Nam for a year. He is expected home on leave next week. An article Written by George Sweers, graphic arts director and a veteran war photographer, tells of a flight made in an army helicopter named "Hughie." In part, "The gunner, Army SP 4 Robert Bristow actually is crew chief for the Hughie but fills in riding 'shotgun' on all missions, "Bristow pointed out that the Hughie We were riding in is known as a 'slick' because it has no armaments other than the two machineguns on each of its sides. The slicks' are used to ferry troops while the armed Hughies, with six machineguns and six rockets, provide suppression fire. "Bristow told me the helicop ter was .the only way to get to our ; destination because the roads to it were not safe any time, day or night. "We reached the camp area and began our descent, making tight circles as we neared the ground. At this time, the gun ners resumed their positions over their weapons and started to search the terrain. §y fir p*ld circulation of any eounfy Alqona Kojvuth County Entered as second Class matter, Dec, 1, 1908. at Algona, Iowa, postofflcb under Act of Conarcss Match 8. 1879 VOL, 65-NO. 31 THURSDAY, MAY 20, 1965 — ALGONA, IOWA - 16 PAGES IN 2 SECTIONS ROBERT BRISTOW "There was no talking. I coulc feel the tension. Below I could see the camp, shaped like a tri angle and about the size of a baseball field. .Trench lines and bunkers could' be seen just inside stretches of barbed wire. At each point in the triangle and at the main gate were concrete bunkers. ' ./• , : ," "I had the reassuring feeling that these men knew they were here to do a job. They looked ready and able to do it." Belle Black dies Tuesday after illness Belle C. Black, 83, died early Tuesday morning at St. Ann hospital alter a lingering illness. Funeral services will be held this afternoon (Thursday) at 2 o'clock at the Methodist church with Rev. N. Coughenour 'officiating. •> * Burial will be in Riverview cemetery with McCullougn s in charge, Pallbearers will ue L,yle Kaney, Eugene Hutchms, Floyd Bode, A. IS. Erpeltung, Dr. Ed Capesius, and Milton burhn ADVANCE ALMANAC ALGONA' MARKETS Corn ___!:_-— —: *- $1-19 Beans $2.65 Oats I 70c WEDDING PERMITS James E. Gatton, Ellen Siemer, both Algona; Stephen Os- truni, Patricia Peterson, both Algona;'Larry D. Danielson, Algona, Sharon Rongved, Bode. BUILDING PERMITS Helen C. Mikes, sidewalk and fence; Ed Wittkopf, sidewalk, $32; Jack Fraser, sidewalk,- $15; E. M. , Wise, driveway; L. "A. Houchins, v -breezeway, $300; George Bonake'r, fence, $120. ALGONA WEATHER H L May 13 ______82 52 May 14 77 57 May 15 74 57 May 16 61 50 May 17 82 46 May 18 78 51 May 19 — 44 MAYOR'S COURT game. Belle C. Black Warren county, was born in daughter ot Women's bowling trophies James M. ana Nancy Severs Smith April 27, 1B82, She wa married to James V. Black in Seneca June 10, 1908. Mr. black died in 1943. Mrs. Black had lived in this vicinity tor 75 years. She graduated trom Hum oolat college in 1906 and taugn in rural scuools near berieca until her marriage.. Survivors are two sons and three daughters: Hugh, Algona; Florence, wirs. George Kain, Algona; Lucille, San Antonio, Tex-' as; .faul, U. S. air lorce; Mary, Mrs. Robert Kripps, Toronto, Ontario. A daugnter, Pauline, Mrs. Adoiph Gu-res, died m I»o4. Two brothers and one sister also survive: Ernest Smith, Estherville; Luther Smitn, Des Moines, and iyirs.- Bertha ECK- iiolm, Mason City. There are 19 NEARLY 125 women bowlers from the leagues at the Algona Bowling Lanes gathered at the Algona Country Club Tuesday night for their annual banquet and presentation of awards. Some'o'f the top winners, posed fn front of the many trophies awarded, are shown above — left to right, Mrs. Loretta Ditsworth, Beverly Farrow, Janice Altman, Mrs. Vera Erpelding, Lavonne Goodman, Bonnie Bradford, Gladys Jergenson and Mrs. Pat Gilbride. . ' : Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. 70 feeder pigs stolen from Ledyard area farm granucmiaren and grandchildren. lour great THE GIRL pictured above and the photographer are both ex- Algonans and the portrait earned former rAlgonan . William J'. Fuller Jr. one of the highest honors in the United " Stath.es. .. -|The subject.is Roberta Schwen- .5 deman, *t. Dodge, daughter of .22 Mr. and Mrs. Nels Isaacson, for- .8 mer Algona photographers. The 'picture was selected lor hanging in the 74th annual "Exhibition of Professional Photography" which was held recently in the Statler Hilton Hotel m New Everett F. Knudsen, intoxication, $25; Marlyn K. Struecker, excessive noise, $5; Elmer Durant, intoxication, 5 days suspended sentence; Kenneth Krapp, Bancroft, improper use of muffler, $10; Gene V. Kauffmann, Wells, Minn., reckless driving, $25; Lloyd E. Martin, driving while license suspended, 2 days in "jail, and intoxication, 5 days in jail; Manford M. Boever, Swea City, OMVI, $500 bond posted. ST. ANN BIRTHS York City. Inclusion in the exhibit is considered one of the highest honors that can be won in the photographic profession. Fuller's print was one of 936 accepted of 4,500 entries in the competition.' His parents, the W. J. Fullers Sr., moved to Spencer several years ago after living here for over 20 years. The younger Fuller is now owner of the uon Peterson Studio at Ft. May 12 — Mr. and Mrs. Dean Dodds, Algona, boy, 8 Ibs. 8 oz,; Mr. and Mrs. Russ Buchanan, Algona, boy, 7 Ibs. 9% oz. May 13 — Mi', and Mrs. Harry Treganza, Algona, 12Va oz.; Mr. and girl, 7 Ibs. Mrs. Carrol Koestler, Burt, girl, 7 Ibs. 2y 4 oz. May 14 — Mr. and Mrs. Durwood Rutledge, Algona, 7 Ibs. 5 oz. May 16 — Mr, and Mrs. Carroll Sabin, Algona, boy, 7 Ibs, 5 oz. ST. ANN HOSPITAL May 12 — Joseph Courtney, Algona, medical, May 13 — Maurice Graham, Algona, surgery; Catherine Huen, Algona, medical; Sebastian Kramer, Algona, medical; Carol Zeimet, Bode, medical. May 14 — Charles Plathe, Bode, medical; Elvira Kajew* ski, Algona, surgery. M« y u _ Mrs. Violet Walker, Algona, medical; Harry Godden, Algona, medical; Jeannette Vigdal, Algona, medical. May 16 — Barbara Petrick, AJgpnJi, surgery. May 17 — John Freiiinger, Ljyermore, medical. May 18 — John A. Origer, Wes^ Bend, surgery. Carrie Pur- ant, Algona, medical. . NEW CARS ANP TRUCKS Arnie J. Ricklefs, Algona, Honda; Parreld A- Bunkofske, Algona, Honda; Robert ft Preyer, Algoaa, Honda; John Jtow ard Pratt, Algona, Hon4a; Pen nis L> Frideres, Algona, All- state; John E. Hardgrove, Al- goaa, Honda; Everett N. Baldus, Algona, Honda; Patterson Bros., LuVerne, Ford Trk.; George J. McVay, Algona, Miller Trl; Everett Householder, Lone Rock, Chev.; Farmers Coop Soc,, Wesley, Int'l. p/u; Frank R. Meyer, Fenton, Chev.; John H, or Loretta Nauholtz, Algona, Chrysler; Jon F. or Sonja Rae Putman, Algona, Ford; Joseph P. McDonald, Ledyard, Mercury; David Farrow, Ledyard, Olds; Charles McVay, Algona, Merc, Swea City band to play for 1965 Miss Iowa pageant The Swea City dance band, The Blue Notes will play for the Miss Iowa Pageant at Arnolds Park later this month, announced R. Thomas Barnes, director. The band has made several local appearances and on KEYC- TV but the pageant appearance will be their iirst major performance. The group is made up of high school students who are interested in playing music for fun. Barnes organized the band this winter tor the Lions Legion tun night and has been working with them since. Break-in reported at Chamber off ice Th« Algona Chamber of Commtrc* offico on North Moor* ttroot was broken into somotimo ovor tha waakand but nothing was reported missing. The break-in was discovered when the office was opened Monday morning, Access was gained by breaking a window in the back door. A desk was pried open but nothing was taken, About 70 feeder pigs, valued at $700 total, were reported missing from his farm by Led| yard farmer Ervin Johnson over| the weekend. Sheriff Ralph> Lindhorst is investigating. •' Johnson, who has about'300J feeder pigs on his farm,' report-* ed to Lmanorst Saturday of the, theft. He" had counted the pigs* on May 3 and- counted 1 them again Saturday and detected the tueft. He iarms l'/2 miles east and one-half .mile north, of Ledyard. The pigs.; weighed about 20 pounds aVid v were valued at $it each. They were housed in a hog house which is. on the farm Selections made for Algona Boys State Algona school closing events are scheduled The calendar of events for the rest of the school year for ,he Algona schools includes: May 27 — An assembly for the presentation of the high school awards in the auditorium at 12:30 p.m. May 26 — Seniors complete classwork and tests. May 29 — Annual Senioi breakfast at Call state park will the faculty hosts. May 30 — Baccalaureate at 8 p.m. in the high schol auditorium with Father Milo Dailey, St. Thomas Episcopal church, giving the sermon. May 31 — Commencement at 8 p.m. at the new football bowl if weather permits, otherwise, in the auditorium. Loren Hickerson, executive director of University of Iowa Foundation, speaker. Diplomas and special awards will be presented by iSupt. Laing, Mr. Allen, and John -layes, Pros, of the School ioard. Kindergarten through grade eleven will hold regular classes until Thursday, June 3, when classes will dismiss at 2 p.m. riot lunch will be served each day. June 4 — Report cards will be distributed between 2 and 3 o'clock. The rural buses will pick up students after noon and return them after 3 o'clock. No lot lunch. 'm *-' ff~l" "" "WWHr * . ' ft. : ' ncfrit ii»i t^ej) nc jjrnmj property distance but is trom a considerable tlie Johnson house. However, it is surmised the animals were taken while the Johnsons were gone some evening. 'L Burl driver hits steer Saturday A car driven by Roger Chafee, 37 of tiurt, strucK a uiack steer on a blacKtop road two miles north of Swea City Saturday about 10:30 p. m. The 1963 car had considerable damage to the front but Chax'ee was not injured. He called Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst that night to report the accident. Chafee told authorities he had just met another car and his view was diminished by the passing car. He hit the steer a short distance later. BREAK WINDOWS Four windows in an unoccupied farm home in Lotts Creek township owned by John Giscli, Algona, were broken sometime Sunday night, Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst reported. Three local high school juniors will attend Boys State in Des Moines June 6 through the 12tli as guests of 1-lagg-Turner American 'Legion' Post. Attending fr.qm the high school will be David A: Martin son of .the Leon Martins., Alternate is Dahhy^ Mcrryman, son of the Jim Merrymans. Garrigan students are Robert Smith, son of the Craig. Smiths, and Robert E." Lucey, son of Mrs. Robert Lucey and the late Mr. Lucey. Alternate from Garrigan is James L. Schiltz, son of the Lawrence Schiltzes. Three youths each year. are selected MISS IOWA CANDIDATE Bancroft — Marcita Hatten, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Hatten of Bancroft, who has been teaching at Larson's Beauty School at Spencer, was named Miss Spencer in the Talent and Beauty contest there on Monday night. She will compete in the Miss Iowa contest at Lake ' Okoboji on Sunday, May 30. INJURES TOES Liver more — Jerry McCullough had a paintul accident Tuesday evening when a mortar block tell on His foot injuring his toes. He had it treated at the hospital in Ft. Dodge. He is not aole as yet to return to work at the Liver more Co-op Elevator Co. TO PILOT AIRLINER Bode — The Gary Engels spent last weekend \vitri his parents, the David Engels. They left early Wednesday for Dallas, Texas, where Gary will have months training before he begins piloting fdr American Air Lanes. GOING TO KOREA Irvington — Dennis, son o£ the B. u. Davises, came May 11 for a week with his parents and other relatives and friends. Dennis is in the army stationed at Ft...Bliss, Texas. .He reports to San Francisco May 21 for reassignment. From San Francisco fie will go to Korea,- where he will be stationed 13 months. WESLEYAN IS 96 Wesley — Mrs. Antonia Kouba reached her 96th birthday Thursday, May 20. She was born in Lisov, Czechoslovakia. Mrs. From there the firing squad Kouba, a widow of Frank Kou- Memorial day to be observed here May 31 In observance of Memorial Day Monday, May 31, the firing squad from the VFW and Legion will be at the river bridge north of Algona at 7 a.m. to fire a salute and float a wreath in memory of the sailors, marines, coast guard members, and soldiers who were lost at sea. View Industrial Art display DANNY MERRYMAN Five honored at State College ROBERT SMITH A LARGJ number o| persons viewed the Industrial Arts Fair last Monday night in the Algona high school gygpasium. The Fsi? included displays from Kossuth and nine surrounding counties. Shown at left are Sypt, gnd Mrs. 0. B. Laing observing one of the many excellent displays. Exclusive Advance Photo by Jlike StiUnaau. Five from this area were recognized at an honors convocation this Wednesday at the state college at Cedar Falls. Three Iwere taken into the national I honorary mathematics fraternity — Lynn Kucck, Algona; James ! Sparks, Burt; and Barbara We- ihrspan, Fenton. Robert Pratt: i was awarded the Thela Alpha | 'Phi alumni award. Joan Dodd,! .West Bend, was awarded a pur-j pie arrow. ' Algona bus drivers have annual ouling A year-end outing for bus drivers of the Algona schools was held in Spencer Wednesday. Speaker was safety director James Goeteh, Cresco. He talked on safety and the radio com; munication his territory lias on buses. Attending were the Vaughn Risings, Fritz Nielsens, Russ Cooks, Arnold Meyers, Bill Kuhns, Marlin Meehlhauses, Billy Goodpastures, Bill Naylors, Amos Meyers, and Cecil Burtis- es. ROBERT LUCEY DAVID MARTIN will go to Calvary cemetery, East Lawn, the cemetery at Irvington and then to St. Benedict. A parade in Algona will start at 10:30 a.m. at the Legion Hall and at 11 o'clock will be at Riverview ceihetery for the salute and a speech by Miles Sloniker. The Algona high school band will lead the parade. Transporation will be arranged for World War I veterans, Gold Star Mothers, or Auxiliary members who will ride in the parade'. Call Bob Riedel, Bob Schoby or Ed Farrel if you want a ride. Flags will be put on the graves of servicemen at all the cemeteries on Saturday evening; they will be picked up in a week. Any of the family of a deceased veteran may take the flag from the grave to keep. The Junior and Senior high school classes will be dismissed from 10:30 until 12 o'clock noon for the services. Elementary grades will not be dismissed participants in the parade will be excused. Stores will be closed all day Memorial Day. Memorials for 26 to Cancer Society Memorials for 2G Kossutli residents who died in the past year have been maue with the Amer•can Cancer Society. The name if the person memorialized is; published in a booklet issued by ^he Iowa division and listed in the permanent book. Memorials since last May 30 for Kossutli resident are for: Kathryn Barnes, Caroline Kittleson, David Godden, Mrs. Albert Johnson, Jerry D. Ukt>na, Earl Lauritson, Alma Peterson, Albert Brand, Mrs. Willis Pengel, Alfred Kramersmeier, Warren Lloyd, Otto Larsen, Caroline Larsen, Elmer Fowler, Cora Bacon, Ida Nickerson, Audrey Hanselman, Clayton Whalen, Carl Starquist, Dr. T. L. Williams, Merta G. Wallace, Ralph Miller, Mrs. Ralph Miller, Verna Schultz, Paul Erdman, Mrs. Karl i Hoffman. )a, Sr., has fairly good health and with help is able to be up part time. Mrs. Carl Frochlich stays with her during the day. ier daughter Vera who is employed at Algona is with her af- ;er work. FLAGS TO RELATIVES LuVerne — Owen Curry, commander of the Legion, announces ail flags placed on the soldier's graves in the Lu- Verne Cemetery Memorial Day May 30, may be picked up by next of kin for keepsakes. They will be left there on the graves for a day or so after May 30. FIRE DESTROYS CAR Bancroft — A car owned by Lawrence Geitzenauer, of Lone Rock, was destroyed by fire last Saturday night in front of the bowling alley here, where it had been parked. The Bancroft fire department was called. A quart of oil had just been added to the motor when it burst into flames. John Geitzenauer received burned linger tips in the blaze. EX-FENTON MAN DIES Fenton — Ilev. Paul Friedrich, son of Rev. Max Friedrich, who formerly was pastor at St. Luke's Lutheran church, Fairville, died May 12 at Ireton, and funeral services were held there May 15. Rev. P. Friedrich was born in March of 1914 while his father .was pastor at Fairville, and went to school and was confirmed here. He had been ill for the past year. Two from area up f or 4-H state off ices Two area 4-H young people are among 16 nominated for state 4-H club offices, it was announced Monday by the Iowa State University Extension Service. Four girls and four boys will be elected at a state meeting Thursday, June 10. Linda Hoeppner, Lakota, has been nominated for a girl's office and Bill Fogarty has been named for a boy's office.

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