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wonder about on the dailies? feature Where ESTABLISHED 1865 ALG6NA, Id\A/A/1UESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1948 * ' " fc'f *& * p, JA-fe-k,. There's Room For 1000 More hey get their material and how, Mat their life is like, what they ,iote mi don't print, what happens to them? ,7 • / , * * • * r ."Well, last week we had a H chance id pick up a few bits >of information from Herb Owens, Who writes thai in' i "Along Ihe Way" column in the evening Des Moines Tribune. He was in ; , 'ihUiBfe'a, and developed two L Tories/ by the ' way, 'from Mhl6* Vlfciniiy, which will ap- ; pear iti that paper at a fu-~ lure date. I v'. -'<•.' * * * f - Herb travels out of Des Moines fon.an average of three days a ; , driving his 1 own Station Iwagori..'i.. he gets into odd cor- Iners' of the state and into off- Ithe-highway Villages usually [missed in the day's news run . . . 1 his -notebook contains 40 or 50 f hints'-'6h stories, and as he traV- \ 6ld, he endeavors to make ( his [tiontacts 'as cbmpact as possible. "" » * *' o ' He is no stranger lo Algona and Kossuth county ... in his stopover at the Hotel Algona he commented that the place has had'four managers and 15 chefs since, he, started his "Along the Way" series . . *. he also noted that one of Algona's most imposing buildings, formerly, a bank, is' now a tavern, and wpndered «,what some of-the original bank •fburiders would think of the situation. * i * *, In late 1945 kerb, was assigned mto go to Europe on a navy ship, ""'and report on post-war condi- -tions among Europeans and G-1'.s alike . . . through a snafu in 'Washington, when the ship fdropped anchor in LeHavre har- IboK he iound that he was con- 'faidered part of, the Ship's complement and as a result could be .Jashore "only, three hours . -., • he K.went, ashore, ,but,-had *a nayy Ipublic, relations; 'officer trailing lhim"all-the time ". . . he-covered abput'' 10,000 miles of 'watery AT THE "CAMPFJHE" held |in. conjunction lastt ^.fesday -evening, drew Scouts and Cubs, with the county Scoutaree, were the above young-, as vyr^etis. parents, from all sections of the county. st3rs. The meeting in the high schOoJ gym here (Algona Newspapers Flashfotp). • • Father vs. Son In Ballot For Creamery's Director; offered, lo Ihrow'-'lhe latter . overboard. Herb Vetoed the suggestion! i * * * C , On another occasion, Ihe Trib- jnc had a dynamic* managing Editor , named Stuffy ' H. J. Bode and his son, Floyd, both were nominated for director at the 'annual meeting of the Algona 1 Co-operative creamery, Saturjday,' at the high school here, and the father won by ' a nose! , v When balloting was finished and the votes counted there were 33 for H. J. and 30 for Floyd . . .' and three ballots were spoiled. 1000 at Dinner """•• .Tellers' were,,Glen Jenkinsqn, Sim,-Leigh, and Charles-.Egel. ., ' , iTop ,tiotch speakei"sV'{"an- f ideal ••airifi%r 4 'attrrcte^r;oO&-'pe^6ns T the; eVfeh^., '< DihneEj^yaa-' 4 """"" 4 d in Walters Inow executive editor of the Ihicago Baily News). Stuffy did uite a bit of reading in his spare time, and one day he read book on traveling by trailer ., : enamored by the trailer idea, Jc called in Owens and 1 the next .ing the latter knew 'l^e was in trailer with his wife'and fam- lyland on his way south ... he Jyorked 12 to 14 hours a 'day, Iriving'the trailer, finding park- p locations', stopping for interviews and pictures here*, and iere, writing his stories, -and trying to find telegraph of- pes in which to forward the copy every night.- % * * > Owens is married and has five children ... his pff^duiy '•hobby is painting . .' .s chief obstacle lo the hobby is the, Lfive children, who it seam* [love to dabble in Ihe paint . [also". . . know, what we Imean? # * * - - -X. WORLD DEPT. .Attention, John Beim! Not sp' &ng ago, a man driving a Kos- jth licensed car was in Chicago. t passerby came up to .him and ijd: "Say, you aren't -from A1-- pna, Iowa r are you?" The ;er askmg the question ,was. Van Allen, 60P6. Kenmore |ve,, Chicago , . , he 'is •an*e*« frst sergeant, and, Jjohn- Peim |as in his outfit.., wore" details \ request, John,* and he wants hear from y° u - - " "";" ,*. s ^ ^ W « I That beautiful, sleek cat,- about b' be a mama, -that P!»roe to the, lev, Gilbert "' u — - 1 -" 4 . Peitering Rites |n Bancroft Bancroft: Mrs. Arnold- Beiter- ing died at the Holy Family hospital about 1:30 Wednesday afternoon. She was taken to the hospital Tuesday morning. Mrs. Beitering was born at Cordiss, 111.,/ July 15, -1910. a daughter of Mr. and ,Mrs. Jack .Wilkinson, She .ctfmc to Iowa when she was three years old, wa's educated at Manka.to Commercial college and t later worked at the office of Br. J. A. Bevinc at Bancroft. She was, married Beitering and they to v Arnold have liVed near Bancroft most of their ^married life. , Funeral services were held at St. Jphn's qhurch Saturday a,t> 9 a. m. 'A solemn high mass was said with Fr.'J. H. riating and assisted by Fr. V. L. Hunt, assistant at St, John's and Fr, Brady, chaplain of the Holy Family hospital! Bui;ial was in St. John's" cemetery. Pallbearers— were Wilbur Fox, Leander, Menke, Bick Underkofler, Art Repger, George Biers/ and Glenn- McCleish, all of Bancroft, >,,.<, I' Surviving are , , her husband and eight 'children, Betty, Cyril, Bennis, Bonna, ' John, /Joseph, Barlene and Becky,' • ' Out-of-tpwn relatives a,t the funeral were ftflvan^'Mrs. Jack. , from 'near jSt, Mrs, Edwajd , §o,;§urlington>la,j Mr." and Mrs Pat L Cullen, Alg6naj*]'Mr> and , McDonald, Died On Friday XMrf Martha B^yreis/86, Friday f oUpWjng - *V- negrt • earlier intb^ day t - m*»tr » "~2 -1"*:^"* TRtf**^ ft ****£**&**iri. [rs : ^ndy Bowman. QR Ifp^-^pan Mr§,'"Byseis was, bp/n 91, " h,ea,Jth, lor. some, time,' . . . wp§; tsteen ,tQ J^sgen; g»ty, iy njfbtJiby^T ;he high school gymnasium and ;he program 'Was in the auditor -| um, Binner music was by a ligh school group directed by R: C.iGuster. ,* Chester Schoby, creamery Dresident, presided.. v^ Prof. Rudnick from the dairy extension service at Ames talked about th'e Federal Food and Brug Administration. Mr. ,' Rudnick visits creameries in the county frequently. He -has attended ',31 annual meetings ' of- 'the, Algona creamery association. - *- " At Scout. Party Display Of Fun, Stunts Over 3,00 persons, Boy-Scouts and parents, attended a ;Boy Scout ,Camporee,,'held Wednesday evening of last week in [the Algona high school gymnasium A m&ss demonstration* of, cubj .bing .and-scouting featurdcrithe evening, ?• which ^ ^closed -<wi tf * n genuine, bean' fee 'i^"Vr*L. fc'C^'i.j 11* /-ijt^li w" M?sr lif m i m*&< fit; Mtofc^SlBlSfWMilMlft** r . year ever^rureamery\in*,theTstate, is tdt.be" visited .-byi a ^representative 'frpm.thefpure food 'and 'drug administration. • , 3 •• • CJ C. 'B. A. Bryant of Montgbfn- cry, ' Mich., b practical t dairy farmer! talked Ton how to ke'ep clean. 'Every healthy cow gives clean milk. The • dairyman's problem is to keep it so. Tells of Survey Mr, Bryant t reviewed results of a nation-wide survey _'he had made,: in which' he actually visited ' 4,000 farms. Two thous'arid farms were visited -"at milking time:- He , showed and then passed to the audience mounted filters with sediment, taken from places he visited. , " >• - f .(A re'cent' letter, from the S&m Meclins' who are '-visiting in ' the San Joaquin valley told of • the large milk factories and qrcam- eries there, and they too mentioned foreign workers. Mr. Medin is an Algona creamery em- ploye). Aids in Cleanliness , Mr. Bryant showed different types of strainers, and methods of adjusting, filter pads in them. Also shown 'were types of cream cans, and different kinds of covers to be slipped over the lids. Attention was called to i the possibility of contaminating milk through a chain hole in the can lid.' ^ ' The Aigoria creamery last year to help • patrons keep their milk clean bought $1,800 worth\ of parchment paper and -furnished U ! gratis.- The paper is used under the can lids and is absolutely dust and sediment prpof. •This' year the creamery ordered $2,000 worth of the paper, 2QO> ATTEND CREAMERY BANQUET JBwrJ; The' annual .meeting of ( th,e Burt ,CoTOpera,Uve'" creamery, w,as/hpld Saturday, ' Jan, 31, at Burt 'high schppl, pinner-, was served; to '§OP Pers.pns, , • . ' l tLe<5n,ard. .BittQie.rf, president, -the' busme'ss ' peefopg , to, A; & Prown, qotmty fim *>• Yirnc^ *a Swamp Banks jph Inquiries About Security ;d Mi^st Get A ] ^ Court Order To j <" Pr&be Accounts * . ' ! Jfo) assessor is empowered to ,obfam 4 .records' from banks, building.and I6an ( associations, or 'iiriy Ibthfcr depository for funds without" going through a court procedure. ,' 'A This 'Sfalemerit was made "last week, afler release of '- - news items in the county / • stating fhat assessors could ' go lo banks, etc., and obtain .. records of , personal property and deposits. s i The statement arose through a misunderstanding, ' ' 1 Henry W. Warmly,, special assistant to the state attorney general)'had' the following to say on !the subject: ! "The assessor is •given power to, apply to the Bistrict Court of jthe county for an order to exam- ri£./witnesses and require production of books and papers of any" person, firm, association or corporation within the county, whenever he has reason to be- leye that such person or firm las-not listed his, or its property a$j provided by law . . . y.'The assessor has no right lo examine -the books of a bank or olh£r 'financial organizalion, withdul possession of a, proper court] order, and Ihe assessor's powers were not increased in such cases except as provided in the'Section h'ereinabove set out. If',the court orders a production of,'the books and papers, then the-assessor can see them; other- Wise, he cannot." Viocal banks reported that af- terfpublication" of (the'story, last week,, hundreds of personal and i_«—i—*„ __n_ — "ured-in''to.i ! " i'Ui.-jr^tSfe^-i Among State Basketball Leaders CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS,; and mentioned school-team, pictured above. Left as potentially a state high' school basketball cham- .Skogstrom, Sigler, C pionship tournament entrjj, is the Algona high to'rl_ „ „ , rapser, Lauritzen, and Waldron. (Algona Newspapers Flashfotb)r. ) righVthey, a're '?' o itzen,, Douglas' *.», ?rp,v „ numbers ,py r the Burt "high ^,and, the girls' "*» 1i'ths kusjne; i(r _iSLJKB& "thF.ee -years £/4ib T WCjysV/J.";, AT H WA\y*4t4i t^~r*JJ • IMMW if i W£ek;* which^o'qfc'urs' Feb. 6 -to _ 12 • :' - .# w't'Cpu'rl 'of,'Honor/ t Scouts wdrV present,'/from ,all sections of. the county. - ,' ' 1 The program opened, will spngs and', introductions ' 4 oi grounds' from, the- various ^'owns Walter Bennis,''local ScbutJ'fielc executive, called, on each group to'stand. " Bob Borr, field executive from Sac^City, organized th'e next par of the program, and 'introduced the groups • that> put on the stunts. •''-',' 1 Ttfoop 70, Algona,' and Pack 29 Algona, bpih had exceptionally good stunts. • • • -. ;' ; • • • John .-Myers, field executive from Sheldon, acted as head o the Court of Honor. ' 'Gene McMahon, Algona, pre sented' > second class badges to Willard Ristau, "Je^fy , Waldera Perry'Ferrif, Bill ILampright, Le 'Peterson and parrel ,Barnard. First Class'Badges • Alf Kresensky presented firs class badges to Jack Lighter"and Bob McConnell, In /a ceremony held by a "campfire" in the center of the gym, three scouts wero invested into scouting a,nd presented with their, tenderfoot rank, , 1 Jack'L, Rhea, scout ex'ecutivi of Fort Bodge, explained thi meaning of the scout oath and six" scouts from troop 70 ex plained the meaning of the 12 points of the scout law, Bon Akre, troop 70 scoutmas ter, then pinned tende,rfoo badges on 'Eugene Hpenk, Jame Asa and Charles Huber, .The" goal for 1948'in this are£ is "contained in the mottp: '>'l,00 f more in '48," • Parents'witnessed the program from bleacher, seats»in, the 'gym j> . -An--- --i;' -- 'j Cobs Afire Give Family A Scqre , Fire ' ttjet, poured smoke through registers iptp rooms at the Julius-Saas, feouse 2ft miles. nbi-theajBt pf.Algpfta sent firemen on, ft run'tp the "farm Sunday The family had l?een \fw find th.e'spuree of,the ?lreme» fpupd, th^ C§H S ^ to be smouldering CQW PObsipet Cagers Win Loop Tourrieyi Algona high School's basketball team w<5n sweet? revenge over Clear Lake,,Saturday night at Webster City; and-at the same time annexed the North Central conference tournament champ- ionship. The final game 'and score was Algona 42, Clear Lake 38. The Bulldogs downed Eagle Grove' 40 to 20, then held back an underrated Clarion team and rect that 1 ''assessors '>were/empow r ,ered 'to get such information from, financial institutions. ,_ 1 The whole matter arose , because of the statement thai all- taxpayers should • have ready, when ihe field assessor calls, a lost of all properly, including checking account al the bank, postal notes, 'sayings and all personal* property. Bankers said that no facts or figures regarding private affairs of their" customers would be given to any assessor, except under court order, and that such information will continue to be con- fidentialj in the futtire as it has been in'the past. Frank B. Roupe, Qldtimer, Dies Frank. B. Roupe, died in his sleep Thursday night at the Charles Murphy'home on No. Thorington street. » 4 He had been downtown Thursday and that evening talked with others in the house at 8 p.m. be- fore'going to his'room. Funeral services were held Sunday at McCullough's qhapel here at 2 o'clock in the afternoon. The Rev. B. L. Weaver, pastor of the Good Hope - Whittemore churches, was in charge. Burial was jn Plainview cemetery east of Whittemore. Mr, Roupe had been a citizen of Kossuth county for 65 years. He was born May 20, 1863 in Ohio. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Silas Roupe. came from Ohio to Whittemore in 1883 - and farmed near there, ' The spn accompanied the parents and spenV the remainder of his life 1 in the community. He was married in 1904 to Ida Clark of Armstrong, They became parents of - two ' children, both of whonv-'died in infancy. Mrs. Roupe 'died July 9, 1933, Survivors are a brother 0, H, . aupe" at Whittemore and sister, Mrs. Minerva Truedell of Seattle,';' Mrs. Koestler, Died Jan. i>iic XJUbxici uii n\jajJA\iatt .». i^ ju-fw*^&*-« Had .she 'lived until Monday f she Petition To Build New Seneca Gym 4 A movement is reported un- .derway.in ihe-Seneca Consolidated school '' district lo would have tfeen-76'years .old Fundral setvices were to .be held Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 3, at 1:30 p.m. at the home.'- and -ap-m. at the Lutheran' church at Burt. Mrs. Koestler was born Feb. 2, 1872, near Charles City, Iowa. She was married to George Koestler in JEvansvillc, Wis., Feb. 24, 1892, and they moved to Iowa in 1893, where, they purchased a farm in Portland .two., now. oc- cunicd by their son George. . In 1924^hcy retired from active farminft arid built "their home -in Burt where they resided fronijthat time on. Mr. KoeStler 'passed away May 28, 1938. - • Eight children survive: They are Eva Lisius,' JUiata, Neb.;'>Ada Heerdc, Hector, Minn,; Edna'Wct- zel,' Altadena, Cal:; Eleanor Hansen/ Bricelyn/ Minn.; ,Thecla Christcnsen, Burt; Bertha .Koestler, Alhambra, Cal.; 'Geo. 'Koestler, Burt; and Raemond -Krantz, Titonka. Three sisters .also survive, Amanda Lyman, Gotham, Wis., Rena Bauman, Lake Lenore, Saskatchewan, Canada, and Hulda Core, Burley, Idaho, and one brother, Henry Jorges, Blue Riv-, er, Wis, Burial was in the Burt cemetery. • ' Wedding Licenses Wedding licenses issued during the week by Court Clerk Mrs. Alma Pearson were to Robert A. Betrick and Kathleen Huber of Algona; Bonald Aukes, Buffalo Center, and Irene Rippentrop, Titonka; Frank Seely, Ringsted, and VerdeU Boettcher, Ackerman Hurt In Farm Blast * ' Burt; was 'injured F«da,y afternoon when something blew off of an oil *ank at the Geprge- Patterson fajm, He received a blackened eyef an?| nos,e, wrists ssue, Offer Airport 'Bonds Fo? BaJe-Feb, 26 airport bonds,.totaling $37,000 iyiUWyssyeji 'and so . wetaiy.-ihrepcni' of /ihe voler^'"who ' voted*'in',-,lhe 'last 1 regular -school eleclion /must sign Ihe .petition to bring 'the 'matter to a vole, and it must , Ihen carry by 60 percent of the vole. It was not staled as to how large an expenditure was proposed. Early Union Twp. Man Succumbs ; . Clarence Montgomery, a long time resident of Union township, dibd v Saturday at his home in Forest City. Funeral services arc being held this afternoon at the Forest City Methodist church in charge of the Rev. C. H. Patterson." Attending from Algona will be a brother- in-law and sister-in-law Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Button, and. Mrs. Leo Spillcs, A group of former 'neighbors also planned to attend. After leaving this community Mr. Montgomery was chicf-of- pblice at Forest City for 18 years. A number of years ago he was stricken with a circulatory illness followed by several strokes/ He never recovered enough to resume his former activity. Mr. Montgomery was married June 28, 1899 at Algona to Miss Jennie Button. They had one daughter, Mri Clarence Juhl and later adopted a son, Pierce. Mrs, Montgomery, the spn and dauglv ter and two grandchildren- survive. • i won 33-29, in the first -',twof rounds, played,,, at Hurriboldtzip Clear Lake won-the 'other .sub-J^, division and movdd into' the "fin-;; als against' Algona,; ' J •* v Only defeat'thiiS'fat*:this,'seas-' v on by the Bulldogs cdme .at th'e,^ i hands of Clear Lake in,a,confer-t \ ence game there, 1 , with th'e Lak-j , ers winning" by r a one point mar-'5, Two Stars Foul Out . i"Against t Clear "Lake' tournament, > there period^ the teamXwas,"'dp'ei?atingl*- i ...ii"U^,.i ±\l n 't J«-».«' n ^,,, ] \ n e 3 .>^!iV^tt« ,? * Get Permits For Two New Homes Algona is slated to have tWo issued $8,000 86, prpyjding np taxpayerf * F . 36, wWch caU^i fer.7:3Q tods, and th§fl. sell be fr'acquimg-and V new homep this .year, Building permits were to E. J, Zender for an home on North Phillips S work, to start as sopn as ppssi- ble.-and a penmit fop '$3,500 -in home construction -was issued ti Joe^Heiderscheidt, • HJe plans t build on Commercial §t, Other building permits were granted to-'R/Q. -pjustrpm for a $J,500 improvement ta MS store, and Bona.!d'SHUijng for ,4 npy-. 1 ipgyjob. 'A cigavette permit was given to floods gr ^ The cqun?il on Ihe^ 1 fouls'- at" ttfal|Jini6.^;.. - - •, - . v -^-i Algona led*'fill'the way.'At the f"*'" quarter the Bulldogs moved into ,'• a'12-to 8 lead,'whichY,had. wid^» encd to 24-16.by,;the Half/-They', held the same margin -in the 1 ' third period, which "ended -36 to 28 for Algona.' 'But,with "Crap-' ser and Lauritziki ( rejnpyed,: and' i Algona's r ' h'bigh? '.' gone', Clear, Lake moved dangcrou's^ly^closd— but didn't'quit'c'»ir(«k'e,jt. (t \ Pfesen'ied .a'Trop'ny- t \ As a rcsult'of, the*.'champion- n ship. of. thp, tournament,-\Algona^ ecuivcd a nice' trophy... • '7 In a"n -Assbciatpd - .',PresSv i s|iprls survey of state "tedinsis!Algona is ranked third in jt'the^riorthwest ' r part of the state, with' 1 , only Man,- * ning and Ha warden''ra ted ^above * the Bulldogs; ; *^ •&'\ ' y v ; .* v < ^,' Friday night, t'hgj-.te'amtravels to -Webster City in' another con^, ference game, .and -j Saturday night Clear Lake" comes here fof, a return game"; This 'contest does not count in * conference stand; ings, however, I| is a-'natural-4 each team has defeated the other once—and each'"team, has 1 only one game,'to'(eacji c^~ Game summary: Algona (42) . ' 'fg Crapscr ,.,_,_^C 0- Sigler ,. f .. ;„',:.„_, 2 Lauritzen * ...„,._„, 3 Skogstrom ,;_,.,i.,-5 -Waldron ,,_'_j,,^4 3 Bouglas. _._'., _„„'„', ^'0 Colburn _,... T ;__,, T . 0 Clear'Lake (38) Hill .._'. Olson ,., Garth Bieber 0,^4*^1 01. "- ^' m

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