The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 7, 1967 · Page 17
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12-Algona, (la.) Upper Des Moines Tuesday, Feb. 7, 1967 Patrol Drove 870,250 In Eppo Bulfen New Sheriff's District During 1966 DeD|]ty Here 7 Including Kossuth «. •_ -> i I/V|MIIJ 11VI V District 7 including Kossuth Highway patrolmen traveled 870,250 miles to carry our their duties during 1966, district commander, Lt. Max Schmeling, said this week. The numerous duties performed by the officers include traffic patrol, safety checks, motorists assists, accident coverage, driver's license examinations and searches for missing persons. Average cost of travel was just under four cents per mile. This includes gas, oil and all car maintenance. Schmeling has 16 men assigned to road duty, two sergeants and two driver's license examiners in the district. The road men accounted for the major portion of the miles traveled and also for the major portion of summons and memorandum tickets issued- almost 3,700summonsand 13,000 faulty equipment or memorandum warning tickets. Of the 3,686 summons issued, 3,134 resulted in Ruilty pleas and court convictions. Only 50 were dismissed. Another 139 are pending in courts or awaiting the action of county grand juries. Four hundred and seventy-one of the summons issued for driving without a license were canceled when drivers presented valid licenses. Twenty-one youths were turned over to juvenile authorities and 50 cases were dismissed by the courts. Two were found not guilty. Of 65 arrests for drunk driving, 45 were convicted, 16 cases are still pending, three were changed to lesser charges by prosecuting attorneys and one was dismissed when a jury returned a not guilty verdict. A total of $60,918 was paid by violators in courts. This money is turned over to school funds on both the state and local levels under state law. Defendants given jail sentences by courts spent a total of 5,071 days behind bars. Officers also recovered property valued at $31,000 that was reported stolen, along with recovering six abandoned vehicles. They located 26 persons missing or wanted by other officers. Other duties performed by the district officers included 189 funeral escorts, 792 warrant and license suspension notices and 3,483 motorists assisted. A total of 542 accidents were investigated in 1966. Sixty-five persons were killed in the accidents - 35 more than in 1965. Lt. Schmeling noted that there were only 31 more accidents in 1966 but still 35 more persons died on the roads in the district. Patrolmen rendered first aid to 135 persons at these accidents. The Belmond disaster, the Farm Feeder Days, county fairs, and centennials in the district also required the assistance of officers. District officers also helped local police, sheriffs and state and federal officers in investigation of crimes and accidents. District 7 is composed of Calhoun, Webster, Hamilton, Pocahontas, Humboldt, Wright and Kossuth counties. Officers stationed in Kossuth include Charles Bird, Tom Cogdall and Bill Tordoff. There are some 85,000classi- fied insects, 10,000 of which are harmful to man. Couple Feted Mr. and Mrs. Frank Capesius, Algona, were honored on their fifty-seventh wedding anniversary, Thursday evening, Jan. 26. Present were their children, Mr. and Mrs. James Tornabane, Ft. Dodge, Mr. and Mrs. L, W. Hurley, Mason City, Dr. and Mrs. E. J. Capesius, Whittemore, and Dr. and Mrs. J. B. Winkel, Algona. Ella Burke, Whittemore, was also present. Eppo Bulten, resident of Algona for about 17 years and policeman since Nov. 16,1958, tendered his resignation to the city this week to accept the post as deputy for Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst of Kossuth county. Bulten is well known here, not only as a policeman, but also for his work with the Bit and Spur Club of which he is a member. He also has a freight delivery service at the present time. EPPO BULTEN He began his duties in the sheriffs office Monday, Feb. 6 and joins Don Wood in the deputy corps under Sheriff Lindhorst. The sheriff had been seeking a deputy since the resignation Oct. 15, 1966 of Larry Hudson, who became a parole officer with the state Board of Parole at that time. Bulten and his wife Marguerite have two daughters, Sherry and Debora. Police Chief Al Boekelman, meanwhile, announced following Bulten's resignation that the department here is now a man short, so a search for another policeman will be conducted. Applicants should contact Boekelman at the police station in the city hall here. (UDM Polaroid Flash- foto) SAITER'S FEBRUARY PAINT & WALLPAPER SALE! Davis Paints Paint Sale! WALLPAPER ONE COAT VINYL DA-TEX WALL PAINT Choose From Latest Decorator Colors. Get the best wall paint—Davis One-coat Vinyl Densitized Wall Paint! Densitized means increasing the density of ingredients. 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