The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 5, 1967 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 5, 1967
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6-Algono, Dei 4 New County Officers Take Oath, Begin Duties Swearlng-in ceremonies for newly-elected county officers and a reorganization^ mpeting of the county board of supervisors were held at the courthouse here Tuesday. Sworn In were County Attorney W, B. MucDonald, County Treasurer Don Jorgenson and County Recorder Mertle Huber, all Republicans elected to office In Noveml>er. They succeed Gordon Wlnkel, Rosella Volgt and Clara Walker, respectively. Charles Plathe, long-time member of the board and re-elected during the recent election, was naimd chairman of the board, succeeding John Rode, who was not a candidate as supervisor In the third district. Nw third district supervisor, Andrew Reising, was also sworn In. Lawrence Newbrough perform 3d the swearing-in ceremonies. The board then proceeded to okay all present employees of the county whose Jobs are appointive, Including the following: County Engineer H. M. Smith; Asst. Co. Engineer Jack Fra- serj County Inspector Tom Aaron; County Health Nurse Joyce Hayden; County Drainage Clerk Arnold Alderson. Also the first and second couples at the county farm, Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Warwick and Mr. and Mrs. K. C. Kern; the two custodians at the courthouse, Leonard Warner and Walter Woods; and H. F. Frlstedt, drainage attorney. All deputies on duty In county offices at the end of 1966 were also approved as employees during 1967 by the board. Mr. Plathe was also named manager of the county farm and Mr. Relslng was named hts assistant. Historical Society To Decide On Bldg. Soon The annual meeting of the Kossuth County Historical Society will be held at the Legion hall here next Tuesday, Jan. 10, beginning at 2 p.m. In addition to the usual business, a proposal to purchase the Legion building for use as a headquarters and museum by the Society will be acted upon. An amendment to the articles of incorporation will be considered, also, providing for changes in the membership structure of the organization. The Society's board is recommending the purchase of the building and the changes in the articles. Purchase of the Legion Building would give the Society ground floor quarters and room to display Items to better advantage - and would also allow for future growth. At present, the Society is healthy financially, with $442.34 in a bank and $1,751.24 in a trust fund, plus a $4,000 bequest from the Durant sisters, Carrie and Margaret. The Chrischllles store here has offered all of its first floor fixtures to the Society for use in displaying items. Included are showcases and shelving which logically could be installed in the Legion Building, if a decision is made to purchase it at the meeting. The building will be open for Inspection by Society members at 1 p.m. Jan. 10 and all are urged to attend. Coffee and cookies will be served. At present, the Society has 302 regular members and 94 life members. Call For Algona Postmaster Exams Soon An examination for Postmaster at Algona with a salary of $7,665 a year, will be open for acceptance of applications until January 24, 1967, the Commission announced today. Ed Farrell has been acting postmaster in Algona. Competitors for the postmaster vacancy in this city must have at least 3 years of experience (education above high school level may be substituted for 11/2 years experience) showing that they have the ability to conduct and manage the community's postal business efficiently and to supervise employees so that customers are satisfied with the service. Competitors must also show that they are of good reputation and that they can deal with the public agreeably and effectively. Applicants must take a written test. Those who pass will be assigned final ratings on the basis of this test and on their experience and fitness for the position. They must have resided within the delivery of the office for one year immediately preceding the closing date of the examination. Persons over 70 years of age cannot be appointed. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for appointment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, politics, or any other non-merit factor. Complete information nu.y be obtained at the post office for which this examination is being announced. Application forms must be filed with the U. S. Civil Service Commission, Washington, D. C. 20415, and must be received or postmarked not later than the closing date. Four Delegates Jehovah's witnesses of Kossuth county will be represented by a delegation of four persons at the forthcoming circuit assembly of the witnesses to be held at Cedar Falls Jan. 6-8. These delegates will Include Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Huckaby and Mr. and Mrs. Russell Werts. 4-H Party The U-Go-I-Go 4-H Club held its Christmas party at the homo of Diane and Marsha Winters. The club went caroling at the Kossuth County Horns. Twenty- two members were present. Dicmne Malueg Of Algona To Wed In Spring DIANNE MALUEG Mr. and Mrs. Irwin Malueg announce the engagement of their daughter, Dianne, to Keith L. Dwire, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Dwire of Tyler, Minn. Both are graduates of Mankato State College. Miss Malueg will be teaching English in Luverne, Minn, and Mr. Dwire teaches nuthenutice In Lakeville, Main. A June wedding is planned. Fenton Chit - Chat Brief New Year's Eve guests of the Norman Bellingers were Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Bellinger of Lone Rock and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Orange of Chicago, Illinois. Mrs. Retta Eigler was a dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Eigler on Christmas Day. On the day after Christmas the Eiglers went to Colorado Springs, Colorado, where they visited with their two daughters and son- in-law, Miss Judy Eigler and Mr. and Mrs. Kay Ruske. They stayed about a week. New Year's Eve supper guests of the Morris Mitchell's were Mr. and Mrs. Duane Mehling and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Norland of Cylinder and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Mitchell. Monday dinner guests at the Albert Mitchell home were Mr. and Mrs. Chester Score and family of Pdmgar. On Monday afternoon M.?. and Mrs. Albert Mitchell and Mr. and Mrs. Morris Mitchell went to Frost, Minnesota to attend the funeral of Rev. Edvin Silrum's father. The Rev. Silrum is a son-in-law of the Morris Mitchell's. James Butler Of Whiffemore Dies Saturday Jim Butler, 70, well-knowi Whlttemore area farmer, died at St. Ann hospital, Algona, Saturday. He had been hospitalized two days. Funeral services for him wsre held Tuesday at 10 a.m. In St. Michael's Catholic Church at Wnittemore, with Rev. Philip Dailey officiating. Burial followed at the parish cemetery and Hyink Funeral Home was In charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Vernon Bormann, Elmer Steler, Francis Fandel, Orville Muller, Robert Kain and Richard Reding, Mrs. Butler reportedly collapsed following the funeral and WAS taken to St. Ann hospital Tuesday afternoon. James Butler, son of the late John B. and Nona Butler, was born July 2, 1896 near Whltte- more and married LorettaRellly at Whlttemore June 19, 1918. They have farmed for mjuy years near Wnlttemare. Survivors include his wife; three sons, Tom, Palo Alto, Cal., Joe, Waterloo, and Pat, St. Paul, Mtnn.; three daughters, Rose (Mrs. Ed Kirby), St. Petersburg, Fla., Anna Mae (Mrs. Robert Ballou), Los Angeles, and Helen (Mrs. J. J. Quinlan), Arlington Heights, m.; 18grand- children; and a brother, Edward, Elmore, Minn. Wesley Rites Tuesday For Freddie Eden WESLEY - Freddie (Fritz) Eden, 62, died in Hancock County Memorial hospital In Brltt Saturday after a year's Illness. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p. m. in Wesley Methodist church. Rev. Frank Consldine officiated. Burial was in Evergreen cemetery here. Boughton Funeral Home of Britt was in charge. Surviving are his wife, two sons, Don, Tltonka and Alvln, Britt; a daughter, Mrs,, Hugh (Shirley) Hav'erly, Renwick; nine ' grandchildren, two brothers, Ed, Brltt, Ben, Wesley; and a sister, Mrs. Kate Flom, Wosley. Pallbearers were Robert Rlngsdorf, Sophus Nelson, Herbert Rakow, Geo. Detmering, Dennis Haverly and Ernest Van Weelden. Mr. Eden was born April 27, 1904, north of Wesley, a son of Wm. and Maggie Aden Eden. He was married Feb. 15, 1928 to Laura Hauptly, and they farmed all of their active married life until illness forced Mr. Eden's retirement. He was preceded in death by twin sons and his parents. Steven Devine Funeral Held At Corwith Funeral services for Steven J. Devine, 73, were held at 9:30 a.m., Monday at St. Mary's Catholic Church at Corwith, with the Rev. Thomas 0' Toole officiating. Burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery. Hamilton Funeral Home, Algona was in charge of arrangements. Born at Livermore, Dec. 21, 1893, Mr, Devine married Susan Reding at Algona in 1922. They farmer near Algona until 1939 when they moved to a farm In the Corwith vicinity. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Devine. Mr. Devine died Thursday at Mercy Hospital in Mason City. Surviving are his wife; three sons, Maurice, James and Steven Jr., all of Corwith, and eight grandchildren. Also surviving are a brother and three sisters, William, St. Joe, Mrs. Sadie Skilling, Algona. Mrs. Nellie Dresser, Humboldt, and Mrs. Jean Ennis, Clarion. Mr. Devine was a member of St. Mary's Church and the Knights of Columbus. Pallbearers were Charles, Ray, Gordon, James and Timoty Devine and Patrick Ennis. Wins Savings Bond Delores Riedel, Algona, WAS the winner of a $25 savings bond given by the Iowa State Bank in a drawing held Friday, Dec. 23. Name Omitted BURT - Last week'* paper, In an obituary on the death of MM. Mary Dundas, unintentionally om.'tted the name of one of Mr». Dundas' deceased son*. He was Dale Dundas, who passed away Jan. 18, 1966. 40 New Vehicle Registrations Climax 1966 A registration of 41 new vehicles last week wound up the year 1966 with perhaps the largest or one of the largest total registrations of the year. New vehicles In Kossuth county went to the following persons: Fords - Pioneer HlBred, Algona; Ed Blumer, Algonaj Fred E. Kent, Algona; Peter Blumer, LuVerne; Taylor Implement, Algona (PU): Robt. Ellefson, Algona; Fred Langerman, Swea City; Gary Dontje, Swea City; Everett Thorson, Armstrong; Gerald Garman, Algona; Geo. McVay, Algonaj Cornelius Jurgens, Ledyard; Edwin Thilees, Bode. Rambler - Wm. Busch, West Bend; Ellsworth Brandow, Algona; Everett Barr, Algona; Wm. Jolley, Fenton. Chevrolets - Rev. Merle Kollasch, Whittemore; Clyde Larson, Swea City; Darrell Newlln, Armstrong (PU); McGulre & Goodwin, Algona (PU); Charles Wagner, Algona (PU); Sylvester Thllges, West Bend; Harold Nielsen, LuVerne (PU); Richard Chipman, Bancroft; Duane Mogler, Whlttemore. Dodge - Otto Jagels,LuVerne; Sheldon Merrill, Fenton (PU); Louis Larson, Armstrong; James L. Schench, Hurt. CadUlas - Virgil W. Blomster, Swea City. Bulck - Hugh H, WUley, Algona. Oldsmobile - Conrad Schmidt, Ottosen; Welp Hatchery, Bancroft; Peter Weber, Burt. Mercury - Vernon Berte, Bode; Marvin Junkermeler, Elmore. GMC - Wm. Orthel, Tltonka (PU). Chrysler - Father Gerald Zeman, Wesley; Walter Hagen, Algona; Leo Ludwig, Corwith. United Fund Will Elect 7 Directors The annual meeting of the United Fund of Algona will be held Tuesday evening, Jan. 17, in the courthouse assembly room beginning at 7 p. m. At this meeting, seven directors will be elected to serve a three-year term. The by-laws of the Algona United Fund require that each organization receiving funds shall have two local representatives present. The public is also urged to attend the annual meeting. Clair Blossom, president, said at this time 96 percent of the budget for the 1966 campaign has been collected. Are Seeking Registrations, Adult Classes Registrations are now being taken for the entire schedule of adult classes being offered by the Algona Community School. Enrollment in any class may be made by calling 5-3518, office of the high school principal, or by writing to Frank Brusie, Adult Education, Algona Community High School. At this time, interest has been indicated in almost all classes, but more registrations are needed in order to conduct each class. It is desired to have all registrations completed by Thursday, Jan. 5, at 5 p. m. Evaluation of the number of registrations in each class is the only method available to determine whether or not to conduct a class. Also, it would make it possible to develop a much better organized program. Wins Turkey Gerald Erpelding, Whittemore, was the winner of a free turkey in a drawing at Joe Bradley Firestone in Algona December 30. "Kossuth County'i Favorite Newspaper" 196? Prediction: Burt will be the Go-Karl capital of the world - sponsored by Shipler Bros., Reufzel's, Thelma's, Elza & Herman, Ivy & Beth's Sunday School Store and Jody's Cafe (where Luke McGuire eats). We're afraid all this will attract gangsters - but hope if brings parimufuel. WILSON'S CRISPRITE BACON Ib. 59 WILSON'S PORK CUTLETS WILSON'S PICNIC HAMS Ib. OWATONNA GREEN BEANS 6 No. 303 can MRS. 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