The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 1, 1966 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 1, 1966
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Surge In New Vehicles Sold; 39 Licensed A pre-Christmas total of 39 vehicles were licensed in Kossuth county last week at the office of Rosella Voigt, county treasurer, as follows: Buicks - John A. Kramers- meier, Ledyard; Ruth McMahon, Algona; Al Quintard, Algona; Edmund Larson, Burt; Don Legore, Algona; Rev. J. A. Bruch, Algona. Oldsmobile - Ralph Lindhorst, Algona. Dodges - Edwin Hanselman, LuVerne; Leonard Madden, Armstrong; Johnson and Johnson, Swea City (PU>, Buscher Bros. Algona (PU). Mercury - Andrew Crawford, Algona. Liberty MH - Ernie Williams, Algona. International - Virvil P. El' bert, Whr.tem.ore (PU). Chevrolets - Quality Mfg. Co., Bancroft; Wayne Nyman, Bancroft, truck; Marvin Wibben, Elmore; Fred Eden, Wesley; Warren Jones, Fenton; Ronald Olien, Lakota; Frank Rotterman, Elmore; John Forbes, Algona. Fords - Marvin Clement, Algona (PU); Larry Pingel, Ledyard (truck); Arlene Meyer, Elmore; Richard Kain, Algona; Ralph ScWpull, Wesley; Fred Blumer, LuVerne; Bernard Looft, Swea City.; Vic Parsons, Algona; Arnie Hansen, Fenton. Cadillac - Andrew Gollner, Algona; Fridolf Soderberg, Burt. Plymouths- Patricia Gilbrlde, Algona; Carl Froehlich, Wesley; Drs. Waite & Watte, Fenton; Gerald Ollom, Algona; Henry Dahlhauser, West Bend. Volkswagen - Sandra Gray, Buffalo Center. November Term Opens; Damage Case Is Filed The November term of district court opened here Monday, with Judge Richard W. Cooper, Storm Lake, presiding. The petit jury is slated to report next Monday • for possible duty! , rv , , Two new cases were filed. Donna J. Frink is plaintiff in a $50,000 damage suit against John Forbes and Roland Meyer, in which she claims to have sustained severe, painful: and permanent personal injuries in a car-truck mishap March 10 on highway 18, 5 1/2 miles west of Algona. Driver of the auto was Nancy Hainzinger and driver of the truck, owned by the Lotts Creek Cheese Factory, was driven by Meyer. The plaintiff was a passenger in the Hainzinger auto and the petition claims the truck did not stop for a stop sign at the intersection, resulting 'n the crash and injuries. In an equity petition, Grace Kouba et al are asking for a judgment and decree, confirming shares and interests in the Kouba estate, with Shirley and Paul Lindholm defendants. Rites Still Pend For Navy Man Who Drowned Funeral services for Roy Douglas Nelson, 20, son of Mr, and Mrs, Leroy Niilson of Algona, who ilrowned last Saturday at a Puerto Rico beach where a U.S. Navy unit had gone for a recreational outing, are still pending. Word was received that the body had reached New York, where it had been flown, but definite word as to arrival here was awaited. Services will be held at the First Baptist church, with Rev. Mack Carlson officiating, however. McCullough Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. Details of the drowning tragedy were carried to the Tuesday edition of this newspaper. OMVI Charged Richard C. Nemmers of Loves Park, W, posted $500 bond in Mayor BUI Finn's court here this week after he was arrested by local police and charged with OMVI. He was arrested Nov. 26 and preliminary hearing of the matter is pendAng it present. Danny Paniejson, Algona, wag fined $10, careless driving; and Robert W, Rockwood, Wesley, was fined $5, loud mufflers, in other cases. Court costs were assessed in addition to fines. Ctatf Pictures — More News - Largest Circulation ESTABLISHED 1865 •* second elan matter at the pottoffice at Alftoina. Iowa Nov. l. lisa, under Act of Confren of March 3. 1879 AIGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1966 22 Pag«* - 3 Sections VOL 101 NO. 91 48 Miles County Road Work, 1967 •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••" ^ * * - * * 14 Of 39 Needy Families Now 'Adopted' For Xmas Fourteen needy families have been "adopted" for Chrtstmis, locally, but there are still a number remaining, the Kossuth Relief Office head, Marvel Immerfall, reports. Ar;y persons or organizations nuy adopt a family for Christma's by merely calling t.i- relief office, 295-2897. and indicating which one best fits their requirements or group size. In cases where there are children in the family, ages and sex of children will to provided. Names of the families are not given out until just before the time of presentation of jift Items. None of the families still available are regular relief-enrollees; they are simply cases of "low-income" situations, illnesses, or temporary handicaps that have made the going rough. Families listed, their adoptees to date, follow: 1-Adopted by International Ass'n. Machinists, Local 1045. 2-Family with 10 children, 3 1/2 to 17 years of age, eight boys and two girls. 3 - Family with four children, ages 15 months to seven, years, two boys and two girls. 4 — Family with one boy, age 7. 5-Family with 10 children, five boys and five girls, ages3 to 17. 6- Widow with eight children, seven boys, one girl. 7—Widow with four children, one handicapped. 8 — Elderly couple, barely able -to make it. •-•-• -\ ••• — - — 9 - Family with .six children, four girls,' two boys, 6 months to nine years. 10 - Adopted by Trinity Lutheran church. 11 - Adopted by Trinity Lutheran church. 12—Mother with two girls, ages 4 and 6. 13 - Adopted by Trinity Lutheran church. 14 - Adopted by Episcopal church. 15-Family with, 11 children, 2 to 12, seven boys, four girls. 16- Family with six children. 17- Family, five children, 4 to 10, four boys, one girl. 18 - Adopted by Trinity Lutheran church. 19 - Widow woman with no income. 20-Mother with one son, age 7. 21 - Family with four children, three girls and one boy, ages 4 to 13. 22- Adopted, anonymous. 23 - Family having hard time to make ends meet at moment. 24 - Widow woman with one son, age 10. 25-Mother with boy 9, girl 15. 26 - Husband and wife, in need of a little help. 27 - Adopted by Trinity Lutheran church. 28-Father disabled in this family, small boy and girl in family. 29 - Adopted by Trinity Lutheran church. 30-Three boys and one girl supported by mother, ages 3 to 13. 31-Nine children, hard to make ends meet here, ages 11/2 to 16. 32-Adopted by International Ass'n. Machinists Local 1045. 33 - Two girls being supported by grandparents, children aged 14-15. 34 - Adopted by Trinity Lutheran church. 35— Family with two boys and two girls, low income. 36 - Adopted by Trinity Lutheran church. 37 - Adopted by Trinity Lutheran church. 38 - Adopted by Trinity Lutheran church. 39 ~ Adopted by Episcopal church. Speeding Train Smashes Car Of Algonan R?uben McArthur, 29, of Algona missed death by an eyelash, early Tuesday morning at a railroad crossing U miles east of Fort Dodge. His unoccupied car N.i8 struck by a speeding Illinois Central passenger train and bur 4 Into flames after being demolished to a heap of metal. McArthur in making a mistaken turn found himself on a little-traveled road, turned around and was heading back to highway 20, when his car stalled on tte railroad tracks. This was about 4:53 a.m. and just at that moment the passenger train loomed u;j. Another motorist had stopped at that moment and > trying to help McArthur get his car moving. Both men, seeing the approaching train, rah from tli? crossing just as the train struck the car, which became wedged under the diesel. The train stopped In about a half mile. The diesol was put out of commission, and another unit from Fort Dodge pulled the train into Fort Dodge. The train crew was uninjured. The impact ms followed by a burst >f flames which engulfed the OAT and also the diesel. McArthur was driving a 1959 car. All County Areas To Benefit Elect Priebe And Peer To County Fair Board Two new directors were elected during the annual meeting of the Kossuth County Agricultural Assn. (Fair Board) at the courthouse here Monday afternoon. There were 40 persons in attendance at the meeting. Elected to posts on the board were two Algonans, Beryl Priebe and Corwin Peer. Priebe is a well-known farmer and cattle grower in this area and Peer is employed as second man at the CargiU, Inc. elevator and plant here. They were elected to replace Dave Bernhard. and Jens Sorensen, also both of Algona. Re-elected to the board was W. D. Ley, well-known Lakota businessman. Other board members at present are Fred Plumb, president, Claude Seely and Don Nelson, Algona; Orvile Thoreson and Harold Fischer, Swea City; and Ben Anliker, West Bend. Vern McClure, Algona attorney, is secretary. The board will hold its organizational and director's meeting later this month. The director's meeting was slated to follow Wed 40 Years Mr. and Mrs. Leo Wood, Whittemore, will observe their 40th wedding anniversary, Sunday, Dec. 4, with a family dinner. No open house is being plumed. W%88^^ Family Reunion From 2 Coasts FOR THE FIRST TIME in 10 years eight of the 10 brothers and sisters, all children of Mrs. Mary Kajln of Algona, were together over the Thanksgiving weekend, AW born ana raised here, the gathering included aU but two sons who were unable to be present. Mrs. Kain, their mother, has been hospitalized at St. Ann tor sometime, but is making a good recovery, Pictured above, rear row, ieft to right, are Mrs. Eleanor Kain Uadlaw, Portland, Oregon; Mrs. Robert Kain, Algona; Mrs. Mildred Kain Stellhorn, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla; Mrs. Agenia Kain Young, Denver, Colo,; Mrs. Anna Kain Drone, Denver, Colo; and Joseph Loebach, Whittemore. Front row, left to right, are Robert Kain, Algona; Major Mary Kain, U.S. Army, Fort Lewis, Wash.; John Kain, Algona; and Mrs. Isabel Kain Loebach, Whittemore. Unable to be present at the time this picture was taken were Ed Kain of Algona with niness in his family, and George Kain who was in Chicago with a load of cattle. : : :%% : : : :¥:^:%%W:::y&:^ Seven Mishaps, One Hurt Here During Weekend Accident investigators were kept busy in this area (as they were elsewhere) during the long Thanksgiving weekend, with no less than seven mishaps reported. Only injury in these seven •was a bump on the head for Terry McGuire, 6, Algona, a passenger in an auto driven by Katherine McGuire when it collided with the rear of a machine driven by Albert B. Cooper, Kanawha, at 2;30 p. m. Friday on N.'rth Main street here. Total damage to the autos was estimated at $900, and the Algona driver was charge'] with failing to stop in the assured clear distance by police who investigated. At 3:09 a, m, Monday, autos driven by Valeta M, Griese, 67, Burt, and Dean G. Parrott, 45, Algona, collided on Thorinj.-ton street here, resulting in an estimated $200 damage to the vehicles. The Burt auto had just turned nor'Ji and the other car was headed north at the time of IA? mishap. Police investigated. Sunday at 2:20 p. m., autos driven by Veruon J. Kollasch, 17, and Marvin T. Pompe, 20, both of Whittemore, collided at the crest of i hill five miles north and three-fourths "f a mile east of WMttemore on a gravel road. Th3 vehicles sideswiped, with the Pompe auto winding up in tha north ditch, the other in tin south ditch, Kollasch was headed east and Pompe west at the time. Damage to the autos was estimated at $1,000 by Sheriff Ralph Undhorst who investigated. Vehicles driven by Russell R. Rentz, 44, and Howard W. Hodrick, 42, both of Algona, collided at the intersection of Oak and Minnesota streets Saturday, resulting in an estimated $225 damage. Rentz was charged with failing to yield the right-of-way At 9 &. m. the same day, an auh driven by Michael L. Hamilton, 16, Burt, slammed Lito a ditch along a black'op road 2 1/2 miles north and east of Burt and -y is demolished. The youth was looking for pheasants in the ditch >vhen the auto got too closo to the edge Edward R. Scharn, 37, Lytton, who was .'leaded south on high way 169 2 1/2 miles north of ALjona at 10:45 p. m, Friday, coulln't avoid two deer that came out of the west ditch ii front of his auto and stack one, killing it. Damage to his auto was estimated at $300 by Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst. A minor crash occurred at Fenton TTtrsday afternoon, with autos driven by T'uroas McCleish, 19, Lone Rock, and James Voit, 16, Fantoa, involved. It was reported to the sheriffs office, with damage estimated at $125. Out Of Hospital Mrs. Otto A. Esser, former Algonan, has been released from University Hospitals where she has been a patient for the past four weeks. She is at Rolfe at the present time, but is planning to go to Omaha to be with her daughter, Mrs. Robert Kirkpatrick, to convalesce. KEY Grade and Gravel Base Work 2" Type B Bituminous 3" Bituminous and Type B Bridges Paving Shoulder Work Base Seal Coat :^ Max Lau, 82, LuVerne, Dies Max Lau, 82, LuVerne, died Tuesday morning at the Houston Njrsing Home at Humboldt where he had oeen a patient since July, 1964. Mr. Lau was a retired farmer of the Lu Verne area and a former dray line operator. Funeral services were pending at the Lindhiirt Funeral Home, Hum'oldt. Surviving are two sons, George, Des Moine >, and Albert, Ft. Dodge; three daughters, Mrs. Laura Meyer, Ames, Mrs. Charles MUligen, Des Moines, and Mrs. Oscar Williams, Otto- sa. : i; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A. brother, Charles, also a patient at the Houston Nursing H:me, and two sisters, Mrs. Fred Wolfe and Mrs. Sd Ramus, both of Lu- Veroe, also survive, Divorce Asked A petition in equity was filed in district court here this week by Arthur E. Menneke. Defendant is Lois F. Menneke and cruel and inhuman treatment Is charged. The plaintiff asks custody of seven children and property owned by the couple, except for the defendant's personal property. They were married at Sioux City July 4, 1943, 9 New Bridges Planned; 14 Miles Paving Tentative plans for construction and maintenance work on county and farm-to-market roads in Kossuth during 1967 were announced this week by County Engineer H. M. Smith. The plans are subject to approval and bids on approved projects will be announced and let later. Exact cost figures are not known, but during the current year, about $1,400,000 in funds were needed to complete similar projects. An estimated 48 1/2 miles of grade and gravel, base and bituminous coating, plus some seal coating mileage, is in the planning stage in the engineer's office. Nine bridges are also in the offing. The accompanying map clearly shows where projects are slated, if approved and let. The key designates the varied areas around the county where the work is slated at present. The 23 miles of grade and gravel include the following distances in these towaships (or on township lines): Eagle 5, Grant 1, Swea 3, Greenwood 3 1/2, Burt 2 1/2, Whittemore 6, and Cresco 2. Of 12 1/2 miles of base work, these areas axe included: Eagle 4, Harrison 2, Plum Creek 3, and Whlttemove 3 1/2. Six miles of 2-inch type B bituminous coating will be applied in Hebron township, while other bituminous jobs are slated for Springfield 4, Buffalo 2, and Portland 1. Two bridges each are to be constructed in Harrison and Whittemore townships and one each in Swea, Burt, LuVerne, Lincoln and Hebron. Farm-to-market work lies basically in three categories, paving, shoulder work and base. There will be seven miles of paving in Sherman and Irvington townships, four miles in Fenton township and three miles in Portland township. The 11 miles of shoulder work, along existing -ilacktop, will be in Prairie and LuVerne townships and five miles each of base coating will be done in Ramsey and Ledyard and Hebron and Lincoln. Jobs will be let by bid by the county board of supervisors, with' the first letting at least a month away. Ciucyk Fund Reaches $490 In Past Week The fund for the three orphaned Ciucyk children from Ft. Dodge swelled to $-i90.45 here during the past week. About $282 was contributed to the fund at the Iowa State Bank in the past seven days. T.>ie children, Werner, 10, Krista, 8, and Susie 4, were re* leased from St. Ann hospital about a week ago and returned to Ft. Dodge where another fund was reportedly growing daily, Their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Ciucyk, and brother, Roland, 12, died of injuries received in a car-truck crash south of Algona on highway 169 Nov. 13, They were left without fundj or relatives as a result of the tragedy, West Bend Lady Passe* At 76 Miss Blanche Stover, 76, West Bend, died Tuesday morning at Lutheran hospital, Ft, Dodge, where site was admitted N°v, 3$ as a surgical patient. Funeral services will be he})} at 2 p. m, Thursday at- Methodist church with the G?4en Peckjaajn , Burial will be in the West B^ cametery. &UeUkim.m.e.r fun, era! Home is handling arr • ***^f ***" ' ments. Surviving is a nephew, Stover,

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