Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on June 17, 1965 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 17, 1965
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Letts Creek church to have 90th anniversary ADVANCE ALMANAC ALGONA MARKETS Corn $1.18 Beans $2.74 Oats 70c (Markets furnished weekly by Wnittemore Elevator — Hobarton Branch.) SELECTIVE SERVICE Inductees into the Army: Kenneth Bierstedt, Whittemore; Roger Brack, Lakota; Edward Elbert, Burt; Roger Sanders, Swea City; George Schnetzer, LuVerne; Michael Cruise, Wesley. MAYOR'S COURT Vincent J. Bernardo, Algona, speeding, $10; John Robert Boyken, Algona, speeding, $15; Kenneth S. Cowan, Algona, careless driving, $10; Kussell A. Hecht, Estherville, exceeding legal weight, $21.70. WEDDING PERMITS Joseph R. Cunningham, Burt, Marlene Henderson, Algeria"; Duane A. Kelch, Cor with, lluth Ann Nelson, Wesley; Joseph Heinen, Algona, Elizabeth L. Ford, Bancrolt; Dennis R. Lichter, Judith A. Haag, both Algona. NEW COURT CASES Wayne Meyers as parents of Keven Meyers vs. Lyle and Lora Raney, damages, $15,000. Joan A. Via vs. James H. Via. Divorce. Jerry E. Ukena vs. Albert Harmes. Foreclosure chattel Mtg. hay baler. $381.46. ALGONA WEATHER Lotts Creek —The 90th anniversary of rural Immanuel Lutheran church, often called the Lotts Creek church, will be observed Sunday, June 20. The present tall-spired church has been a landmark since 1898. fhe first church was destroyed oy a tornado in 1882. The second church and the school were demolished by a tornado in 18- The church was started by a group of Lutherans irom Wisconsin. Services were at first neld in the home of Frank Pompe. Today many former mem- oers are active in the congregations at Algona, Burt, Fairville, tfenton, Whittemore, and elsewhere. The Rev. A. F. Otto will speak at the 9:30 morning service. In the aiternoon service at 2 o'clock, the Rev. Otto Geisler will deliver the sermon. The Rev. Martin Peters and the Rev. A. K. Vehling will serve as liturgists. Organist for both services will be George Wolter from Waterloo, 111. The choir is directed by M. P. Schormann and will participate in both services. A Christian day school has been maintained since 1875. The principal, Wm. Schmiel for 48 years, was succeeded by Mr. uasmann, Mr. Wolter, Mr. Sch- ormamr and Mr. Belitz. Church board president is Robert i-'uerstenau; sec., Richard Kuecker; trcas., Eugene Vaudt. There have been over 1200 baptisms. Communicant members number 224, children in day school 48. children in Sunday school 34,. Oldest member is Mrs. Emma Reisner, 90, and the youngest member Michael Tietz, 2 months. Anniversary booklets will be available June 20. HARLAN MILLIR WRITIS FOR THE ADVANCE ... EXCLUSIVELY EVERY MONDAY M Alqona Hotuith County 63 second closs mailer, bee. I, 1908, of AlgorW, Iowa, posfb*»ltfi under Act of Conaress Match 8, 1879 VOL. 6S-NO, 46 THURSDAY, JUNE 17, IMS - AL60NA, IOWA - 22 PAGES IN 4 SECTIONS Stale Hictorlcal Society X Iowa City, low. mice Fenton girl is Band Queen H 82 L 50 June 9 June 10 : _82 59 June 11 90 62 June 12 88 60 June 13 71 59 June 14 79 56 June 15 77 56 June 16 56 Red Cross swim lessons start next Monday The Red Cross Swimming lesson program sponsored and paid for by the Algona City Recreation Department will begin Monday, June 21. All children five years and up who desire to take advantage of this program must sign up for the lessons this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday morning, June 17th, 18th, and 19th from 9:00 until noon at the pool. Children are asked to sign up at this time and not during the normal pool hours, please try to cooperate with this procedure. The lessons will be given three times a week for three weeks, Again the lessons will be divided into two groups with those whose last name falls between A and L in the first three weeks beginning June 21st and M thru Z beginning July 19th. Exception to the alphabet arrangement will be made if possible, so if your vacation conflicts please check at the pool when signing up. Adult lessons will begin along with Family Night on Wednesday, June 23rd. Adults need not sign up but will be arranged in classes on Wednesday, June 23 at 7:00 p.m. Corn shelter at Burt on fire Us, Algona, surgery, June 13 — Paul Bernhard, Fenton, medical. June 14 — Vicki Fisher, Corwith, surgery. June 15 — Mrs. C. L. Young, Algona, medical; Mrs. Helen Kemna, Bancroft, medical. NEW VEHICLES Burt A corn sheller was BUILDING PERMITS Bronson Building service. home, $10,500; J9hn Dreesman, reshingle roof, ' $300; John Hayes, replace garage floor and driveway, $400; Mrs. Russell Sharp, repair roof, $150; Bronson Building • service; • dwelling; $10,000; William F. Dau Jr., dwelling $20,000; Ardain, Eastman, remodel, $75; Leon Laird, screen porch, $400. ST. ANN BIRTHS June 9 — Mr. and Mrs, Arthur Hellman, Bancroft, girl, 7 IDS. 8 oz, June 10 — Mr. and Mrs. Robert Winter, Algona, girl, 9 Ibs. 5 oz.; Mr. and Mrs. John -Me- Guire, Bancroft, girl, 6 Ibs. 6Vfe oz. June \\ — Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Bilyeu, Algona, girl, 4 Ibs. 2 oz. June 11 — Mr. and Mrs. Albert Becker, Bode, boy, 4 Ibs. 7% oz. Jyne 15 — Mr. and Mrs. Larry Devine, Algona, girl, 10 Ibs. 6% oz.; Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Bernardo, Algona, boy, 8 Ibs. Fred Moellering, Swea City, Trade Winds; Merle E. Moore, Algona, Trade Winds; Richard J. Ford, Algona, Honda; Alfred Scobba, Whittemore, Honda; Wagner DX Service, Algona, Suzuki MB; Doyle W. Dailey, Algona, Honda; Dean S. Kinsman, (Continued on page 6) damaged in a fire early Tuesday on a farm near Burt. The sheller belonged to Kenneth Cook and was parked at the Jim Coady farm, where Cook had been shelling Monday and planned to continue today. Coady discovered the fire when he went out to do chores early Tuesday and the Burt Fire Department was called at 5:45. Firemen extinguished the blaze before great damage was done. Cause of the fire was undetermined. Algona girl in work camp program Cheryl Rusk, Algona, will be one of 16 Luther Leaguers taking part in a work camp program June 22 - July 1 at the Immanuel Deaconess Institute in Omaha. They will renovate rooms in the Immanuel Home for the Aged, doing painting and redecorating. The work is strictly voluntary and the you ngsters pay their own expenses Two break-ins at Ledyard Two Ledyard business places were burglarized Sunday night or early Monday morning. Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst is investigating the break-ins this week. The burglars got about $20 in cash from a cash box at the Sunray Fertilizer, Inc. plant here and also stole a TV set, and radio. At the Farmers Cooperative Elevator, they got only some money from a pop machine. Bob Jprgensen, assistant manager, discovered the loss at the Sunray plant when he came to work about 5:15 a.m. Monday. He reported it to manager Fred Munyer, who in turn notified the Kossuth sheriff's office. - i 25th year is observed by Schultz Bros. Schultz Bros, is observing its 25th anniversary through July 10. . • In 1940 Armin and Wesley Schultz started a gas station at their present location. In 1942 their father Alfred, joined them. The . original building was moved oft and the . owners bought and moved the Presbyterian stand from the fairgrounds. Several years later a brick building was built and the firm, has expanded several times in the last ten years. The present-modern garage and service station, as well,as the original building, are -pictured elsewhere in the Advance. They employ 21 people, now. Their father, Alfred, was active until his retirement in\1963. To celebrate their silver, anniversary they will be giving- away complete sets of silverware. Four attend 4-H training cantor Sandy O'Brien, Bode; Linda Fritz, Wesley; Rodney Jensen, Lone Rock and Richard Thornsen, Lakota, represented Kossuth county for a week of conservation training at the state camping center, Madrid, Iowa. The 4-H'ers studied many phases of conservation and will work on a county-wide conservation program for three 4-Hers, representing different age levels, from each county club. Sandy O'Brien was among the six campers to be considered as camp spirt. All four campers supported a fine tan and reported they enjoyed tent living for a week. .y. if. Attend state 4-H convention June f — Hazel Studer, Wesley, medical; Raymond Menke, Bancroft, medical; Emma Medin, Whittemore, surgery; Dorothy VanderWaal, Algona, surgery. June 1Q — William Wetzel, Algona, accident. June 11. — Reinhard Potthoff, Bancroft, medical. June 1? — Michael Woltz, Burt, medical; Mrs. Laura Bur-, THESE 25 KOSSUTH county young people attended the State 4-H convention at Ames last week. They included 15 regular delegates, seven music delegates, two county 4-H officers and a state 4rH candidate. Chaperones were Mrs. Karl Kiilsholm, Algona; Miss Louise Bentele, Wesley; and County Extension Director Galen DeValois. Pictured are, top row, left to right T- Bob Boleneus, Wesley; Mike Nitchals, Algona; Matt Clark, Algona; Jim Richardson, Ledyard; Reuben Skow, Wesley; Brian Johnson, Bancroft; Rodney Scuffham, Algona; Francis Hildman, Wesley; Harlan Metzger, Whittemore; Joe Ellen Baas, Algona; Lois Bentele, Wesley and Galen DeValois, Algona. Bottom row,' left to right —'Cindy Long, Algona; Vickie McGuire, West Bend; Lenora Hilbert,. LuVerne; Lois Hunt, Algona; Charlene Thilges, Bode; Helen Skow, Wesley; Linda Meehlhause, Algona; Paula Thiiges, Bode; Brenda Eden, Titonka; Kathy Besch, Whittemore; Dnda Dodds, Algona; Arlene Hel(Jorfer, Bancroft; Ljnda Hqeppner, Lakota and Mrs. Karl Kiilsholm, Algona. ** RAY N. RORICK, president of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce, crowned Marilyn Alt, Sentral .(Fenton) band .queen, as Miss North Iowa at the band festival at Mason City Tuesday evening. Photos courtesy of Mason City Globe-Gazette. "QUEEN MARILYN Mrs. Frank Mann iKes in California Burt — Mrs. Louise Stahl Mann, about 83, of Pasadena, Calif., formerly of Algona, died Sunday at a San Gabriel, Calif., hospital. She had been suffering with cancer. Frank Mann operated the Ford garage at Algona before moving west many years ago, and word of Mrs. Mann's death was received by Burt relatives. Survivors include a son, William, California, and a sister, Mrs. Joe (Nettie) Dorrance, Fairmont, a grandchild and a great grandchild. Funeral services were in California. Uvormore solder is ill Viet Nam U, S. Forces, Viet Nam — Army Pfc. Theodore F. Collins, son of Mr.-and Mrs. Francis T. Collins, Livermore, was assigned to the U. S. Army Support Command, Viet Nam, May 27, as a supply clerk. Colline entered the army in January 1964, completed basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, and was last station- e4 at .Fort Hood, Tex. He attendee? Twin Rivers high school, at Bode, and was employed by the Baker Truck Line, Livermore, before entering the army. Wife dies on Thursday, mate passes Monday Bancroft — A Bancroft man, whose wife died just last Thursday afternoon at Estherville, died Monday evening at the same hospital of a heart attack. He was George Wolf Sr., 77, whose wife, Lena, died at the age of 72. Funeral services for her were held Monday. Mr. Wolf's funeral will be held Friday morning at 10 a.m. in St. John's Catholic church in Bancroft. Garry's will be in charge of arrangements. He was born Nov. 28, 1887 at Grand Island, Neb. The family moved to Wesley before coming to Bancroft. He was married to Lena Rike on Oct. 13, 1915. The couple farmed in the Bancroft and Seneca areas until retiring and moving to Bancroft in 1954. Eight children survive including three sons — Homer, Virgil and George, Bancroft; and five daughters, all living outside this immediate area. There are also 36 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. There are also four brothers including Ed of Pine River, Minn,; Gene, Ray and Frank of Bancroft; and a sister, Mrs. Bert Quinn of Armstrong. TO TOUR EUROPE Seneca — Raymond Wilberg, who spent a few days visiting his father, Martin Wilberg and other relatives, left early in the week for New York where he would embark for South Hampton, England, and will spend the summer touring Europe. He is working on his master's degree. HIT BY BALL Bancroft — Paul Bernhard, Fenton, was taken to St. Ann hospital Sunday night after being hit by a pitched ball while at bat for Swea City at a Kossuth County Baseball League game with Bancroft here. He suffered a broken nose, upper cheek bone and had a great deal of discomfort from the injuries. BANCROFT COOK-OUT Bancroft — There will be a couple's cookout at the North Kossuth golf club here June 19. Marilyn Alt first Kossuth queen since '58 A 5'4" Scntral high school graduate this spring became Kossuth County's first North Iowa Band Festival queen in seven years Tuesday when Marilyn Alt, Fenton, was crowned queen of the annual Mason City Festival. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Alt, she represented the Sentral band in the festival and was also chosen queen at the Swea City Junior Fair and Field Days earlier this year. Miss Alt was also an entry in the Miss Iowa Pageant at Arnolds Park on May 30 as "Miss Swea City". Not since Jan Clark of Bancroft was crowned queen in 1958, has Kossuth County been represented on the queen, platform at Mason City. MISS ALT was stunned when her name was announced. When asked if she was crowned by the 1964 Band Queen, she replied, "I was so excited — but I am sure it was the President of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce. (Ed Note — it was, as picture indicates). After the crowning, she was presented with a large bouquet of red roses, the scepter and the robe. The trophy was a sterling _ silver bowl inscribed with the words, "Mason City Band Festival Queen of 1965", and her name. When she was interviewed over KGLO-TV at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night, Miss Alt said she was so "stunned" she didn't know ,what to say! She was an active senior in the Sentral school. She was chosen as Homecoming queen last fall. She was a drum majorette in the band and also plays the clarinet in the concert band. Miss Alt also was a cheerleader, member of the vocal and instrumental ensembles and was co-editor of the school paper this year. She was also a member of the student council and annual staff. IN THE FALL she will enter Professional Business Institute in Minneapolis and after a six- month course, will be a medical assistant receptionist. LEAVE FOR ENGLAND Titonka — Mrs. Sadie Denton, Titonka, and her cousin, Mrs. Leona McAllister, Conrad, left Wednesday by plane from Waterloo for three weeks with relatives in. England, Scotland and Wales. Girl Scouts present blanket THE JUNIOR GIRL SCOUTS of Troop 438 present an afghan blanket to Mr. 0. L. Nasby, of the Good Samaritan Rest Home. The girls earned a badge in knitting with the knitting of'a six inch square for the blanket as one requirement for each girl. Shown from left to right, back row, are: Kristi Sheakley, Anne Schutter, Barbara Schlievert, Sally Haase, Ssherri Gilmore, Diane Moen, Jacque Taylor; front row, Jeri Nielsen, Pat Lierley, Nancy Kolp, Nancy Allen, and Sandra Allen. Not pictured are Denise Black, Martha Gilbert, and Cindy Merryman. Exclusive Advance Photo"by Mike Stillman.

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