The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 9, 1967 · Page 18
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 9, 1967
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BY RUSS WALLER Computers are probably here to stay, but there is one thing about them - they require someone to double check for possible crossed wires or other mechanical foul-ups. One local person employed by a firm where the payrolls are figured by computers received a check for a week's work of $289 .... the computer miscalculated .... the computers may be here to stay, but so also, we hope, are people I * * * There are times when we are inclined to believe that if some of our centers of higher education spent as much time on educating as they do sending out vast gobs of publicity releases on all subjects under the sun, we would have better education at lower cost. That "public relations" cost must be terrific - it fills a big waste basket several times a week. * * * Ollie Roblnault, a longtime restaurant operator in Algona, now retired, observed her 75th birthday recently .... from her son, Steve, in Coronado, Calif., came a birthday present of 75 one dollar bills .... Mr. Robinault, better known as Fuzzy, is now a patient in Veterans Hospital, Des Moines. * * * It's a long way off, but the co-chairmen for the 1967 Kossuth County Bar-b-que held each fall during the county fair, have been selected. They are Ray Cunningham, the well-known Burt m?Ji, and Dick Kuecker of Algona. Ray Is president of the Kossuth County Beef Producers Association, and Kuecker Is president of the County Pork Producers Association. Named as No. 1 assistants were Berl Priebe and Corwin Peer, who also know a steer from ?. mule and a hog from a rabbit. Vern McClure, fair board secretary and the man who books the events, also announced that the famed White Horse Patrol of the Sioux City Shrlners would be a grandstand attraction. * * * On Feb. 15, a speaker from Iowa State University will appear at Algona H.'.gh, and the press release concerning his appearance states that "his special fields of interest are .... prob- lems'of confidentiality and characteristics of incarcerated females." Unscrambling this, it sounds as though it meant women in prison .... it should prove an interesting topic and a room-filler. * * * The fellow who tells you to cheer up, usually has things going his way I * * * Our State Legislature manages to lighten the work day, now and then, with some discussion on subjects which do not seem relevant to the more serious aspects of government. Such a discussion has been going on in connection with a proposal to insert the words "Beautiful Land" on our Iowa license plates. The Senate approved the idea by a 56-0 vote, but when it got to the House it seems that almost every member had a slogan of his own to suggest , . . . new slogan ideas will be accepted by this column and forwarded to our own representative, Karl Kiilsholm, who up to this point is one of the few who has not proposed a new license plate slogan. * * * A deposed ruler of a Middle Eastern country, age 65, has arrived in Cairo with his retinue which Included 49 members of his harem. He threw quite a bash in a Cairo hotel. The main course of the banquet consisted of a whole roasted lamb, stuffed with whole roasted chickens, which in turn were stuffed with whole roasted sparrows .... we wondered where all those sparrows had gone. This only goes to prove what can happen it you are a deposed ruler of an oil-producing piece of desert. * + * Famous Last Line - Skip the olive, I'm on a diet 1 Clear Pictures — More News - Largest Circulation Upper ESTABLISHED 1865 Enured ai second el IBS matter »t the postoffjcs at Algona, Iowa (50511). Nov. 1. 1932. under Act of Congress of March 3. 1879 ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1967 18 Pages Metro - 4 Pages Tabloid VOL. 102 NO. 11 Annual Corn-Bean Clinic Is Friday •••-••• •.••••••«•••••«•••»•*»*»*•• »'»•»•, *.**•.*»*»•*•. *******A*** *.*.*. *..*.A^.^A**.J. . ^^^* DL Altering, OMVI Matter In Mayor's Court Clarence M. Fish, Wesley, was charged with OMVI here after he was apprehended by the highway patrol four miles north of Algona Saturday night. He waived preliminary hearing in Mayor Bill Finn's court and was bound over to district court. A 20-year old Rockwell youth, Robert E. Amosson, was fined $15 and costs for unlawful use of a driver's license. He allegedly used an expired and altered license of another person to purchase Intoxicating liquor in a tavern here. He did not display a regular or valid driver's license. Robert D.Schumacher, Whittemore, was fined $20 for falling to stop, $20 for speeding and $15 restircted license; Darlene P. Thilges, Algona, $10, failing to have control; Ruth E. Sigsbee, Algona, $10, falling to enter a highway safely; Clifford W. Anfinson, Wesley, $10, failing to yield the right-of-way; Glenn F. Zimmerman, Webster City, $10, failing to stop; and Donald E. Krebsbach, Swea City, $10 speeding; In other mayor's court matters. Court costs were assessed in addition to fines. Algona - Bode Ex-Resident Is U.S. Attorney A native Algonan and graduate of Bode High School, Jerry Williams, 34, was sworn in this week as temporary U. S. Attorney for the Southern Judicial District of Iowa. Williams, who graduated from the Drake University law school in 1960, had been serving as assistant to Donald M.. Station, who resigned the U. S. Attorney post Sunday. Mr. Williams, his wife and small son are residents of Des Moines. Rep. Neal Smith of Iowa's Sixth District (Dem.) reportedly recommended James P. Rielly, 35, Oskaloosa, for the permanent appointment to succeed Station. Wedding Licenses Wedding licenses were issued to Gregory L. Thilges and Myrna R. Rippentrop, Feb. 2; and William L. Miller and Phyllis Blumer, Feb. 4; at the office of County Clerk Alma Pearson. *********** JOE ENNIS Seed Corn ALLEN WILKE Storage Drying DON SABBANN KGLO-TV EMCEE MELVIN R. WILLIAMS Fertilizer DW1GHT SHAW Weed Control On A.H.S. Honor Roll, 1st Semester First semester Honor Roll from Algona high school showed a total of 108 listed. The freshmen with 34 led all classes, sophomore were second with 28, seniors third with 27, and Juniors had 19 listed. The (*) before a name indicates straight A average. SENIORS Tom Claude, Chris Conn, Craig Espe, Dennis Georg, David Gerber, Daryl Johnson, Roger Menneke, Merlyn Metzger, Dennis Miller, Don Riedinger, James Schutter, and '•Steve Waller. Diane Allen, Darla Carr, Connie Darbyshire, Jane Fraser, Sandy Harmes, Becky Hemmingsen, Donna Kenyon, Barbara Knudsen, VaLora Kueck, Kathryn Morz, Marilyn Paetz, Susan Rentz, Connie Schultz, Carol Sloniker, and Lark Whlttemore. JUNIORS Jeff Allen, Steve Anderson, John Frederick, Jim Jorgenson, Dale Pedersen, *Greg Perkins, Gregg Powell, Randal Riedinger, Robert Slgsbee, and '•Tom Jones. Cathy ChrischiUes, Virginia Deal, Wendy Gardner, Beverly Knudsen, Debbie Laws, Linda Martin, Phyllis Moulton, *Linda Ross, and Judy Scobba. SOPHOMORES Tim Black, Phil Bode, Dale Briggs, Sergio Febles, Jay Geving, Max Laird, Dean Lowman, Kevin Lynch, Tim Parrish, Richard Post, Dave Riley, and Todd Treganza. Linda Allen, LaVonne Baas, U-F-0 Sighting And Right Over Algona Two members of an Algona family, Mrs. Vic Frideres and her daughter, Rose, sighted what may have been an unidentified flying object here Friday evening, Jan. 27. It was reported by Mrs. Frideres to the UDM Thursday, Feb. 2, when she noted a similarity in the object she and her daughter saw and the one reported the same afternoon by a lady in the Rodman area. A report of the Rodman sighting appeared in the Thursday, Feb. 2, issue of the UDM. Mrs. Tom Dietrich reported seeing the UFO at 3 p. m. Jan. 27. Mrs. Frideres told this newspaper that she "saw the thing Friday (Jan. 27) right after dark." She and her daughter left their jobs at the Weldenhoff plant east of town about 6:30 p. m. and the sky was very clear, complete with lots of stars. They were about to drive out of the parking lot when Rose looked at the sky in the east. Venus, which has been unusually bright lately, was bright that evening, too, and Rose said, "There are two Venuses tonight." Mrs. Frideres looked- and also saw the bright object. They then drove to their home in Algona, parked their car in the driveway, got out to go Into their home - and the object was directly overhead. Mrs. Frideres reported her daughter was frightened. Rose ran into the house and Mrs. Frideres remained outside for a minute to watch the would-be UFO, noting as Mrs. Dietrich of Rodman had, that it had a sort of red revolving top area. It was quite brilliant in the sky, and was not high overhead. The other Frideres children in the house were making quite a bit of noise and Mrs. Frideres stated she could not hear any noise from the object overhead. She says that she and her family spend quite a bit of time studying the stars, planets and constellations in the sky - and that what they saw "was not something you ordinarily see above" and that it moved fast, east to west, following a straight line toward the horizon. Speaking of the story in the UDM, Mrs. Frideres said the UFO "sounds like the one we saw." Kathy Buchanan, Evelyn Haack, Pat Hopkins, *Debra Huber, Rosemary Hutchison, Jean Jorgenson, Miriam Kautsch, Kathy McBrlde, *Rosemary Pendergast, Luci Rich, *LindaSchlapia, Judy Slgsbee, Katherlne Skow, and Peggy Zlttrltsehl FRESHMEN *Nell Anderson, Craig Carson, Robbie Claude, Terry Dailey, Pat Elbert, Gary Hagen, Thomas Laing, *Bruce Mirshall, Steve Msrryman, Bruce Mueller, "Steven L. Schultz, Tim Schultz, *Gerry Whittemore and Steve WUlrett. Theresa Beaumont, Judy Brass, Lynn Buchanan, *Juiie Chrlschilles, *MarilynDau, Connie Gilmore, Christine Groen, Cindl Hansen, Virginia Hardgrove, *Sharon Hix, Debbie Johnson, Diane Levy, lone Metzger, Marcy Moen, Doreen Mowers, Jane Sabin, Jan Schulz, Kathy Taylor, Pamela Werts, Debbie Will. JUNIOR HIGH 7th Grade - Richard Bilyeu, Tom Burt, Rlcci Frambach, Edward Kiilsholm, Douglas Schenck, Tom Skogstrom, Randy Smith, Gilbert Wildln, Mirk Will, Nancy Allen, Lore Albright, Debra Bulten, Sharlene Carlson, Jamie Christie, Diane Danielsen, Mary Devlne, Judith Dutton, Sandra Faulstich, Elena Franco, Martha Gilbert, Barbara Harris, Susan Johnson, Nancy Kolp, Linda Langman, Patrice Lierley, Ellen Metzger, Becky Moyer, Diane Moen, *Jeri Nielsen, Chrlstal Paetz, Lisa Peter, Vicki Ricklefs, * Anne Schutter, KristiShea- kley, Jacque Taylor and Bonnie WUlrett. 8th Grade - David Charles, *Jim Harris, Robert Kiudsen, Ronald Medln, Dan Menneke, Randy Ricklefs, '•Steve Schutter and *Jon SJogren. Vicki Anderson, '•Sherry Bulten, *Marjorie Dailey, Linda Darbyshire, Susan Dlvis, Lynn Erlckson, Nancy Haag, Gall Klrkland, Suzanne McGlnnls, Zelda Meehlhause, Judy Sabin, Debra Schultz, Carol Smith, Patty Werts, Maria Wittkopf and Linda Marshall. 2 More Fines Of Vandalism A pair of $100 fines, plus costs, were levied in Justice Milton Norton's court here late Monday morning against Perry D. Radig, 18 Lone Rock. Radig was charged with possession of beer as a minor and carrying a loaded and assembled weapon in a motor vehicle after his arrest by Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst. The charges resulted from a mall box and dog shooting incident in the Lotts Creek-Fenton area Friday and Saturday nights, Jan. 27-28. Earlier, the parole of Eugene Hanna, 20, Lone Rock, had been revoked due to the same unlawful acts. Four mail boxes, a dog and yard light were shot during the two nights and another mall box was stolen. Fire Call Algona fir men were called out for the first time in several weeks here Monday at 6:45 p.m. when sparks Ignited nearby wood blocks at the Algona Welding Shop ' here. Smoke filled the building, but there was hardly any damage. Alaonans Wed 57 Years A well-known Algona couple, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Capesius, were honored Thursday evening, Jan. 26, on their fifty-seventh wedding anniversary. Present for the occasion were their children, Dr. and Mrs. J. B. Wlnkel, Algona, Dr. and Mrs. E. J. Capesius, Whittemore, Mr. and Mrs. James Tornabane, Ft. Dodge, and Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Hurley, Mason City. Ella Burke of Whittemore was also present. Mr. and Mrs. Capesius reside at 314 North Minnesota street. •ffffffff: Speech Group From Garrigan Places High Neither rain, nor sleet, nor snow could stop Garrigan speech students from gaining seven superior and ten excellent ratings at the CYO District Speech Contest, Feb. 5, at Emmetsburg Catholic High School. Superior ratings were awarded to Judy Kollasch - interpretive prose; Diane Bode and Linda Nltchals, Interpretive poetry; Betty McGuire and Anne Loebach, dramatic declamation; Merrill Borman, public speaking; and Carolyn Spurgeon, story telling. Excellent ratings went to Michael Bray, Rebecca Bormann, Daniel Elbert, Victoria Elbert, Nancy Miller, Michael Nltchals, Larry Reding, Valerie Schenck and Janice Thul. Members of the One Act Play Reading group also received excellent ratings for their part in "Riders to the Sea." Participating members were Loraine Arend, Ronald Besch, Mary Dearchs, Ruth Neppl, Ardis Thilges and Karen Wlnkel. The above mentioned students were coached by Sister Mary Alfred, Sister Mary Ignatius, Sister Mary M.iun, and Sister M.iry Michael. I-H Sales Meeting About 75 International Harvester dealers from .lothern Iowa attended a dealers' sales meeting held at the Algona Implement Co. building here Tuesday night. J, A. Kelsey, sales manager for Iowa of IH conducted the meeting, with arrangements for the session made by Walt Hagen, area block man for IH, and Walt and Deb Hall of Algona Implement. Painting Costly A 19-year old EsthervlUe youth, Douglas D. Grems, was fined $100 In justice court there Saturday for disturbing the peace. The charge was filed after Grems allegedly applied red paint to the front porch of Lyle Opheim, Gruver, basketball coach at Lincoln-Central School. He was also ordered to remove the paint, which was apparently applied after he became angry with Opheim for ordering him out of the school guym. Opheim formerly coached at Titonka High School. Horse Killed In Accident At Bancroft A horse was killed and an auto badly damaged in a crash a mile west of Biincroft at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. Driver of the car, which was headed west on a blacktop road, was Bernard A . Rolling, 18, Bancroft. Owner of the horse was M;irlin Schiltz. According to the driver, the horse got in front of the auto and was struck. Damage to the car was estimated at $500, while the horse was valued at $150, according to Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst who Investigated. Saturday, at 11:45 a.m., autos driven by Dalbert E. Lansdown, 52, Sioux City, and Clarence M. Fish,, Wesley, collided on highway 18 near Wesley, resulting in $650 estimated damage to the vehicles. Fish was charged with entering a stop or yield intersection by Highway Patrolman Dave Tjepkes of Gowrle. Algona Promenades The Algona Promenaders Square Dance Club will have a dance Saturday, February 11. The dance will begin at 8:30 and will be held at the K. of C. Hall Supreme Court Rules Damage Decision Right The Iowa Supreme Court upheld a Kossuth district court ruling on "a damage case during action this week at Des Moines. Plaintiff In the matter w;is Tim and defendant was Wendel Jergensen. The plaintiff filed suit here originally for $50,000 for injuries sustained in a m'shap which took the life of Mr. Jergensen's son, Charles, A'jg. 30, 1964. Charles was driver of an auto in which Vipond was a passenger. When the matter was tried here, the jury, by direction of Judge G, W. Stillman, found for the defendant - and the plaintiff then appealed the case to the Supreme Court, which upheld the court's ruling here. Fellowship Dinner The annual Washington Birthday Fellowship Dinner of Prudence Lodge, AF & AM, will be held at the Temple, Thursday, Feb. 16, followed- by a meeting. One of the local members will be presented with a 50-year Mil- sonic certificate. It is an open meeting. Practice Teaching CEDAR FALLS - MaryReilly of Algona and Elaine Wsrmersen of Wesley, students at the State College of Iowa, are now serving nine-week student teaching assignment at Des Moines and Mason City. They are part of 187 SCI students serving as student teachers in 10 Iowa student- teaching centers. To meet requirements for graduation and certification, students in the teaching program at SCI teach in their major areas of study at one of the 10 student teaching Program, Prize Awards, Free Lunch Offered An attendance of 1,000 or more farmers from this section of Iowa is expected in Algona, Feb. 10, for "the Third Annual Corn & Soybean Clinic. The session this year will be held at the Garrlgan High School auditorium, where adequate seating is available for. the size crowd expected, and where park- Ing space is also ample. There will be a free lunch served at noon to all those present, in the auditorium. A morning and afternoon program Is included. The morning session will start at 9 a. m. and conclude at noon. The afternoon session will get underway about 1 p. m. and conclude at 3 p. m. There will be a 9 a. m. registration attendance award of a tractor radio. At 1 p. m. a Pamllne Cattle Oiler will be the prize. At 3 p. m. a portable color TV set will be given away. The day's program follows: MORNING Soybeans, The Cinderella Crop, a short movie from the American Soybean Association. "Weed Control In Soybeans", by Dwlght Shaw, Amchem, Inc. "Produce More Dollars", by Joseph Ennis, De Kalb Agricultural Association. "Power Up", by Al Mork, AUis-Chalmers Mfg. Co. "Hidden Corn Damage", by R. W. Skrie, Shell Chemical. Noon Luncheon "Narrow Down", by E. E. Grams, Allls-Chalmers Mfg. Co. "Fertilize For Profit", by Melvin Williams, Chevron Chemical Co. "How Much Does It Pay To Dry", by Allen Wilke, Behlen Mfg. Co. Pickup of Registration Cards. Talk and Questions with Clyde Hight, 1965 National Corn Growing Champion, and Panel Discussion. In addition to the sponsors named above, area cooperating sponsors are Arts-Way Mfg. Co. of Armstrong; Whlttemore Elevator; Tom's Radio and TV; Iowa State Bank of Algona; Cowan Corporation; Algona Grain & Feed & Hemmen Elevator; Humboldt REA; Bluer Spraying Service ; The Security State Bank of Algona; Hood's Super Valu; Linde Implement of Swea City; Dalen Farm Equipment of Estherviile; Meier Implement of Cylinder; Fenton Motor Co. of Fenton; area De Kalb dealers; Taylor Implement Co.; Kossuth Mutual Insurance Association; Carlson Farm Management; P & M Stone Co. of Humboldt; Viking Oil of Algona; Thermogas of Algona; Jack's OK Tire Service; Pamllne Equipment of Emmetsburg; and The Algona Upper Des Moines newspaper. Don Sabbann, farm editor of station KGLO AND KGLO-TV of Mason City, will be master of ceremonies on behalf of Farm Shows, Inc., coordinating sponsors. He owned and operated a hog and dairy farm in Iowa for 20 years before getting into broadcasting. The other speakers are all specialists in their fields of agriculture. Two Cases Are Filed Here Two new cases were filed in district court here this week. M. A. Rathmanner, plaintiff, is seeking settlement of a dental account in the amount of $329.45 from Dean Kinsman, defendant. Hugh and Esther Williams, plaintiffs, ask ajoetitlon inequity from Frank Folkerts et al, defendants, and seek a confirmation of title to real property and that the defendants be removed about March 1,1967. On Honor Roll PERU, Nebr. - Sixty-two students at Peru State College have been named to the Dean's Honor Roll for the fall semester, 196667. Among them Is Palma Hold- . ing of Burt, a senior.

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