The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 2, 1962 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 2, 1962
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By Russ Waller * * * Local football fans arc just beginning to settle back toward near-normal after last Friday's thriller at Webster City. All in all, despite the antics of yotini/ kids throwing things at the Algeria team's bus after the game, the adult population of Webster City treated their first defeat in 33 games in a sportsmanlike manner... one woman from W-C remarked "maybe now they 11 let us stay in the conference" ... another added he war glad they lost to a good team anr 1 wished the Bulldogs well the balance of the season . . . Dan Kennedy, one of the Lynx star backs went into the Algona dressing room to offer his congratulation? after the game . . . there were tears, too, among the Algona rooters after they had sweated out the final minute or two of pla\ with a 19-14 lead at stake. &lgotra ESTABLISHED 1865 Entered as second class matter at the postofflce at Algona, Iowa, Nov. 1, 1932. under Act ot Congress oC March 3, 1879. 24 ALCONA IOWA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1962 4 SECTIONS - 26 PAGES VOL 97 - NO. 39 d l $25,! Filed In Fatal Auto Crash But, as always, one W-C fan wa? playing quarterback after thr game: "What's he doing, calling up the middle of the two-yard line —always thru center." After 32 straight team victories, not satisfied? , Algona high team received 33 telegrams urging them on to victory before the game . . . including one from Garrigan high * * * Algona has a James Ult. . . and so does California; theirs is s Congressman; any relation? * it iii Pete Frankl, age 9, is in the publishing business. He has written a short story, printed in longhand, and it is "copyrighted" it says on the cover. He is selling them for five cents each, or will as long as his fingers hold .out but he made his best sale to his dad, Barney Frankl; 10 cents for that one. * "it »~ •-,-•• The Postoffice Dcpt. calls attention to National Letter Writing Week, Oct. 7-13. The postal rates for this one remain unchanged, we might add, so if you have someone wondering why you haven't written, next week is p pood time to do it. Better do it this year; it'll cost more next year. An Algona man, George W 'entecost, administrator of the estate of Gary G. Pentecost, deceased, filed a petition asking $25,000 damages from Charles ant' David Householder in district court here this week. The petition was filed as a result of the death of Gary Pentecost, 24, in a one-car accident r half-mile west of Algona on Me Gregor road at 11:25 p.m. Oct 4, 1961. David Householder war driver of the auto in which Pentecost died and five other younp persons were injured. Charles Householder was owner of the vehicle. The petition states that the plaintiff's decedent, Gary Pentecost, accepted an invitation from David Householder to take him tr his home at Hobarton, and that while the decedent was riding therein as a guest and not for hire, David Householder did sr recklessly, negligently and heed lessly drive said auto that he wrecked same, thereby inflictinf decedent injuries from which he :hen and there died. The petition states further tha' D entecost was 24, capable of earn- ng money and accumulating ar estate and by his untimely death his estate has sustained damages in the sum of $25,000. The plaintiff demands judgment against the defendants and asks for "a trial by jury. The Householder auto was headed east near the Albert Van Bureii farm when the auto crashed into a ditch, completely demolishing the 'lasff Ford. Young Pentecost was pinned under the left front fender of the overturned vehicle and died instantly of a- crushed skull. Wesley Neighbors Combine Beans tf arirw • <*nMBt.iMBu .1* MM-9ite* *i « . . __ .._ . ... To those folks who paid to view the Patterson-Liston fight in the flesh or via closed circuit TV, for 2 minutes and six seconds, we can only say — serves you right. The professional fight game being what it is today, and some of the fighters and promoters the same, it strikes us that this is one thing we could nicely do without. » * * Over in a neighboring city, a group of pickets gathered outside a livestock buying emporium to do their duty. There was no livestock arriving, and the genial manager invited the boys inside, where he also offered them a large jug of tomato wine, which they sampled to the last dreg. Then they went home! At last reports their picketing days wete over; their wives laid down the law as a result of the tomato wine episode. * » * NEWS NOTE FROM EAST SIDE LADIES CHOWDER & NOISEMAKING SOCIETY: "Rumors that this organization has ceased to exist are false. One has it that the group is torn with dissension since it was discovered one member was using an Alf Landon button to pin her youngest's diapers, and another had misrepresented her age by more than the five years allowed by their constitution, Neither rumor is true. Although the Society activities vary in inverse ratio to the activity of the stork, this summer has been a fairly busy one. In July they made their annual pilgrimage to the Gopher Collage memorial — placing a wreathv- after which members gave a choral reading of selected poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay. In August, two of the members — Eleanor and Agatha — entered box cakes at the county fair. Since there is no category for box cakes, the cakes were returned, but it is sheer exaggeration to say that the judges recommended the cakes be used for more practical purposes, perhaps as door stops Bless those girls" (Arch). Good Neighbors Lend Hand At Lakota Farm Lakota — Good neighbors went to the LeRoy Janssen farm, Sept. 19, and put up 100 bales of hay for them, after illness hindered normal work. Helping Sept. 19 were Harold Olthoff, Alfred Christ, Hugo Stenzel, Richard Heyes, George Banman, Donald Clapper, John Cordes, Maynard Rippentrop, Arnold Becker, Albert Becker, Clifford Curtiss, John Rippentrop, Ed Brass, Ronald Heetland, Joe Rippentrop, Ronie Janssen, Henry Steenhard, Howard Smith, Fred Behrends, Jim Woodwick, Swen Larson and Carl Hiemstra. Ladies serving the lunch were Mesdames Fred Behrends, Donald Clapper, Alfred Christ, Ed Brass, Richard Heyes, Swen Larson and LeRoy Janssen. Last Saturday several more men went to the Janssen farm and again helped out. They were Herman Wirtjes, Don Clapper, Mike and Robert Sunde, Derald Berg, Art Wirtjes and Ronie Janssen. '.'.3* Sixteen men living in the area northwest of Wesley, pitched in Friday afternoon and combined 40 or 45 acres of soybeans for Clarence Beenken at the Beenken farm, about 4 miles northwest of Wesley. The entire crew is shown in the above photo. Baby Succumbs Suddenly Here; Rites Are Held Ouane F.dward Heidorscheidt 10-day old son of Mr and Mr Lawrence Heidcrscheidl. died sud dcnly at Ihe family's home hen early Sunday morning. The bain was born Sept. l!0 at SI. Ann ho-! pital and he and his mother had been home from the hospital fo> nbout five days. He had noi beer ill. Graveside rites for the bab\ were held at 1:30 p.m. Monday i,'l Calvary cemetery here with Msgr P. P. dearen officiating. Th>' Hamilton Funeral Home was ii» charge of arrangements. Besides his parents, he is sin vived by a sister, Donna, and hi grandparents, Mr and Mrs Mil;, Heiderscheidt, Algona, and Mr and Mrs .Justin Berhuw Sc.ii \illc. Mr. Beenken was bedfast for two weeks recently after suffering a ruptured disc in his back when he slipped while repairing machinery at his farm. He had been unable to keep up with farm work after the mishap. Ladies who prepared lunch for the men in the afternoon were Mrs Beenken, Mrs. Wilfred Becker, Mrs. Kenneth Beenken, Mrs. Bill Goet and Mrs. Arvin Larsen. Men shown above'include Howard Funnemark, Maurice Laubenthal lyan Johnson, Hans Beenken, Vince Cruise, John Paulsen Richarc Madsen, Wilfred Becker, Arvin Larsen, Cliff Carlson, Bill Goetz Clai Hildman Joe Goetz, Mick Cruise, Dale, Gene and Clarence Dornbier and Al Lickleig, who furnished gas for machinery used by the good neighbors. (UDM Newsfoto—Engraving) Propose County Kill -Chill Hog Plant Plans for a centrally-located kill-and-chill pork procfessing plant for Kpssuth county were announced this week by several men who are interested in the project Which would cost approximately $300,000. y Several of the plants are now ir> operation in Iowa and seem to be working out very well. Kossuth county's proposed kill and-chill plant would handle 500 logs per day and employ in thr neighborhood of 75 persons on a full-time basis. While the NFO does not sponsor the plant, that organization's members said they would practically guarantee o steady supply of hogs to be pro- cessed. It is hoped that' one architect and one contractor can be hired to lay-out and construct several of the plants in the mid-west, sc that costs can be kept at a minimum. It is also planned to sell products from the plants under onr sales division as an operation of that kind would also be most economical. A supply and steady flow of hogs through a franchise is beinp negotiated with the National Mea» Commodity Board of the NFO to cover Kossuth county and guarantee the plant here a maximum supply necessary for efficient /operation. Afl hogs would be delivered directly to the plant. A research committee in Kos sulh county has been busy getting all necessary facts and figures concerning operational costs, dis .ribulion of product and other mportant data together — and i 1 s hoped construction of a plant n Kossuth county will proceed soon. A provision of the franchise being studied would make it possible for the plant to expand le process any increased hog production in the county. Normally about 300,000 hogs are raised in Kossuth annually. The plant would hire union labor and be feclera inspected. Looking ahead further, backers said plans are also being con sidererl for expansion to a beef operation with similar price benefits going to beef producers in the county. More complete information OP the proposed plant in Kossuth county can be obtained from Ken neth Roethler or Leslie Johnson Algona, Leonard McGuire, Bode Russell Shipler, Burl, and Jamer Kollasch, Swea City. Plans for financing the proposed plant are still in the discussion stage, but will be announced soon. Last Line — The more you work, the "luckier" you get. Name 3 Queen Candidates At Swea City High Plans for homecoming to be held in Swea City Oct. 5 are under way here with the three queen candidates chosen from the senior class by the student body. The candidates are Dorothy Engholm, Barb Beck, and Laura Mino. A football game with Thompson will be part of the day's activities. Alumni, former teachers and board members are invited to a lunch following the game by the student council. There will be a dance in the gym that evening. A variety show and pep rally will be held Thursday. Scholarship Honor Kathryn Bay of Algona, daughter of Mr and Mrs Melvin Bay was one of 86 girls honored Monday evening at the State University of Iowa for high scholastic achievement during the 1961-62 school year, at a Pan Hellenic banquet. She had a straight "A" average one semester. Robert Donovan Passes Here; Rites Tomorrow Funeral services for Robert F Donovan, 77, well-known Algon.n man, will be held tomorrow (Wed nesday) at 2 p.m. in the Methodist church, with Rev. Newtnr Coughenour officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview cemetery and Masonic services will be held tonight (Tuesday) at « p.m. in McCullough's Funeral Chapel. Pallbearers at the rites will be Marc Moore, Albert Reid, Fred Diekmann, Tom Dailey, Henry Kueck and John Haupert. Mr Donovan, a life-long resident in this area, died Saturday at St Ann hospital here. Born in Union township June 3 1885, he was a son of E. W. and Elizabeth McArthur Donovan. He was married to Emma Knoll Feb 2(>, 1908 and they farmed prior to •etirement. He has resided here since fhat time. Mrs Donovan died in 1953. He is survived by a son, Ralph Algona; three brothers, Wallace Spirit Lake, Alec, Ferndalo. Wash., and Ray, Bellingham Wash., two grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Royal Arch and East ern Star and High Twelve Club here. LuVerne Runners Win State Title In Mile Race In competition with 20 other schools, a one mile tram from LuVerne high carried off stale first place team honors in class "C". Running for LuVerne in the event in the morning, that preceded the University nf Iowa - Oregon Stale football game, were George llaiisi'l- man, Ray Welter. Rcrnurtl Schade and Tim Kliimcr. Judgement Asked Louis Schafer, Jr., plaintiff, is asking judgment for $2,100 from Lyle and Dorothy Rick, defendants, in a matter filed in district court here Tuesday. The Judgment is for alleged delinquent rent due on a building being rented by the defendants. Sun Can't Seem To Make It; Raining Again After threatening to clear up the weather did a turn-about Tuesday morning and rain began tr f all again— marking the fourth straight day of rainfall in Kossuth county. Total measurable moisture was 1.59 inches, accord ng to the official weather station The high reading for the week 68 degrees, was registered two days, Sunday and Monday, while the low of 36 came Sept. 27. Hen are the week's marks: II I. It Sept. 27 61 36 Sept. 28 65 40 Sept. 29 65 39 Sept. 30 68 52 .85 Oct. 1 68 49 03 Oc '- 2 _ 50 .7! Engine Fire The motor of a car bearing a Missouri license caught fire on State street here early Tuesday morning, but a person, using an extinguisher from a nearby store quickly put it out. Very slight damage resulted to the auto's engine. Titonka Will Host History Society Monday The people of Titonka and ad .jacent townships will be hosts to the Kossuth County Historical Society for the regular annual fall party. This will be a potluck din ner at 7 p.m., Monday evening Oct. 8, in the fellowship hall of the Titonka Methodist church. Brinp sandwiches, covered dish ant 1 table service for your group. Cof fee will be furnished. Under the leadership of Flor ence Reynolds, the committee ii charge is preparing an interesting program on the early history o! Titonka and surrounding area Mrs Inez Wolfe and Mrs Louis Bartlett will speak. The Lady Barbershoppers will sing. Mrs C C. Inman of Bancroft will have charge of the program. Mr and Mrs Henry Looft of Fenton and Mr and Mrs Claude Seely of Al iona will be host and hostesses Mary Oesterreicher in charge of the dining room. No Injuries Reported Here In 2 Mishaps Two mishaps were investigated by highway patrolmen in this area Sunday. No personal iniuries wen reported and no charges filed as a result of the crashes. The first occurred at 11:30 a.m 14 miles east of Lone Rock on a blacktop road. An auto driven by Dan-el D. Schmidt, 18, Lone Rock rolled over on the edge of the roadway as he was backing up According to Patrolman Cliarle.- Bird who investigated, the car wa> a total wreck. Two hours later, an auto driven by Earl A. Watson, 57, ran into ;< young hog on highway 18 three miles east of Algona when I In animal dashed out in front of hi. auto. Damage to the car wa.<- estimated at $100 by Patrolman Bill Tordoff. Name Leaders, U-Fund Drive The people of Titonka are planning a display of items of histor ical interest. Anyone having sue! items they would like to display or perhaps donate to the growing collection of the society, are invited to bring them to the meeting We are happy to report thai most of our members have pair 1 their 1962 dues — $1 per persor annually—and our treasury shows a nice balance. If you have over looked your 1962 dues, please re mil to Mrs Inez Wolfe, Algona or you may pay at the party. New members are always welcome. This party is open to the public. Perry Collins, president of the 19ti2 United Fund campaign, | lu announced the following volunteei workers, for the drive slartnu Oct. 8. Advance gifts — Haul Owens Harry Greenburg. Industrial area — Irving Miller Eugene Furst. Public Employees — Lawrence Hutzell, Byron Richardson. North Side Commercial — Oliver Carlson, Delia Welter. South Side Commercial — Jack Chrischilles, Gerald Bomgaars. Professional — Dr. Dean Koob Attorneys — Leo J. Cassel. Captains — 1st Ward — Mrs Thelma Tschetter: 2nd Ward Mrs Leone Baar; 3rd Ward — Mrs Howard Stephenson and M r > Charmaine Eickelberg; 4th Ward — Miss Barbara Haggard. Fred Kollasch Rites Are Held At Whittemore Wliittpinorp — Funeral services for Fred H. Kollasch. r,5. wen held Monday at 10::!0 a.m. at St Michael's Catholic church. Hi: son, Rev. Louis Kollasch of Cairo!!, officiated at the solemn re quiem high mass. Deacon was his nephew, H«:v. Armand Elbert of Sioux City, and Rev. Victor Koll asch, a cousin of Royal, was sub deacon. Interment was at St. Michael's cemetery with Hyink Funera Home /n charge of arrangements Pal/bearers were C. A. Derner Nick Reding, Francis Kollasch George Baas, Henry Mueller and William Fandel. Fred Kollasch was born at Len ore, 111., in mo?. His parents were the late Mr and Mrs Peter Koll asch. He came here with his par ents in 11103 and grew up on ; farm two miles north of Whitte more and farmed until two year: igo when he retired due to illness and in August he moved to town He died early Thursday eve ning at his home. His sudden Jeath was unexpected. Surviving are his wife, the former Gertrude Kaschmitter of Whittemore, and eight children, Rev- Louis Kollasch of Carroll, Mile Kollasch, Mrs Andrew Miller and Mrs Howard Miller of Algona Mark Kollasch of Brill, Glenn Kollasch and Mrs Norman Lane of Whittemore and Mrs Edward Bouc of San Franci.sco, Calif There are 2!i grandchildren. Also surviving are six brother and five sisters, Peter, Frank Charles, John and Herman Koll asch of Whittemore, Mrs Christ ine Elbert, Mrs John Marie and Mrs Marion Hyink, Whitlemore Leo Kollasch of Algona, Mrs Henry Kaschmitter, Sheldon, and Mrs Frank Rochford, .New Damp ton. 1535 Student icians For 14th Pageant The number of hands slatr-l In appear durum Ihe Mill anrual Ko^Milh Hand Festival here Ihi-; Siitnnl;iy. (let (!. \< ;is lipped In 2-1 this week when KmiKlrd's miisir- nl oiT'am/alinn indicated it would ;i|)|iciir in ihp parade at 11 n m. and Ihc program during (In- afternoon ami evening. To dale, a tolal of If).!") Ivmd members, one of the brr"M groups to appear here, havi' been signed in by Rand Festival officials The lol:il will nearlv ' : ^\ the Algona Theater duri'ii 1 , two free shows Saturday afternoon, for the theater will hold P. 10 for two performances. Hay Langfilt is chairman of Ihe Festival committee Sponsors (,f tin- yearly event is I ho Chamber of Commerce. Other cnmniiltce metnhers are Norm, Laurence Hut/ell, Hi <V|HT l.ane, .1 o e I'omplun. Chalmer Head, Charles Slicakley. Kr\in Willgeii and Brail Wright. Barbara Kudej. l!l(;2 Queen, will l)e here during the day's festivities and will crown the new Queen during ceremonies at the new Algona high school football field in the southeast part of town Saturday night. She i.s now a .student at Iowa Methodist hospital, DCS Moines. Bound Over To District Court For Break-In Kermil L. Krueger was noun-' over to district court after In waived preliminary hearing of ,charge of breaking and entering ir Justice Delia Welter's court tin iveek. According to the petition, the dc 'enduiU entered the And Salt's show room at Fenton in the night time Sept. 12 and took 2 - 7:5U x 14 re-tread tires, the pj-j perty of Kenneth Bond was set at $1,000 in tin mailer and was furnished Fur Iher action now is pending in dis tricl court. Vicki Wiley has been chosen In represent the Hingsled band as Queen candidate at the Festival. She is the daughter of Mr and Mrs John Wiley, RiiiRsted, a junior in high school and active in instrumental and vocal school music groups. Following the parade, wJiich will begin at (he old Athletic Field on Kas! Slate street, there will be n luncheon for band members at Iho high school Annex at ll::i(); a uncheon for bandmasters and Queen candidates at the AlRnnu Hotel at noon; a (wirier clinic at he Farm Bureau building at 1:3(); lemonstrations by the Thompson sand at 2 and 3 p.m. on State street; a concert at the courthouse jy the West Bend band at 2:15; ntroduclion of Queens at the courthouse at 2:30; and the big jrogram at the football Meld, beginning at 7 p.m. An Algona girl, Karen \ovoich- ick, will lead Ihe parade as drum major and will also conduct I In- twirling clinic in the afternoon. Another regular feature of Ihe Festival is the free movie — a very good film thai In d.ito has not been shown in lov.a, with showings at 2 and -1 p m Free passes for one or the olh'T nf the showings will he distributed when the bands sign in. And along with all tlv other goings-on, practically every store in (he city will feature Band Festival specials, which will make shopping in Algona a worthwhile project indeed, Saturday Manx ol Ihe specials will be found in ads m today's I'DM i t DM Kn- graving) On Case Filed One new case was filed in dis trict court here this week Tin Hospers Savings Bank, plaintiff claims it has demanded posse~ sion of a truck-trailer from Glen Aklerson, defendant, and nuw di nands judgment for po.s.,e>.-,iu> of said property or value thereof The case hinges on a $12,000 de mand promissory note. is Promoted Lyle .Matties has received pro motion with Monarch Life IIIMI ranee Company He will be m charge of (he (raining dc|,.inmei,i f the field mnlcrv.i Hi r-, f. r !,• .tale.-, ol luvui dn-1 Nel>r.,-k.; l|< departlllenl will be lnc:,l,-| m |),... Mumes The dule fur h .-, inuwi; • to Des Moines lias not been decided at this time.

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