The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 3, 1957 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 3, 1957
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State HirtWlwl aooi*** lews Otty; J«. w Band Queens Algona Is Band Festival Host Saturday Saturday's the day — the day Corps will make up the parade Drum and Bugle Corps frflMi Ft. » * * * • * . ' ' „ ' ° Of the ninth nrmnnl A1 anna Ratirt lifteut). +^_j , * .»» *•._._ «*.^._.. * * e f e - Saturday's the day -- the day of the ninth annual Algona Band Festival, featuring top bands and pretty queens from all over this area. Festivities officially get underway at 11 a.m. when a big parade will head west on State street from the Athletic Park. Besides 24 bands, a total of 23 queens representing the bands, the Iowa Dairy Princess, Marilyn Dralle of Allison, 13 floats, a twirling champion and the Fort Dodge Legion Junior Drum and Bugle Corps will make up the parade lineup. Following the parade, there is a full round tf entertainment for band members, queens and viewers alike. There will be band concerts beginning at 2 p.m., introduction of the queens at 2:30 p.m., more concerts at 3 p.m. and a complete program beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday night in front of the grandstand at the fairgrounds. Outstanding dempnstraf ions "will be offered by the Junior Drum and Bugle Corps frofrft Ft. Dodge and LeRoy King, Mottroe, during the day. The Fort Dodge outfit will present a series of intricate maneuvers on State stfreet at 2 p.m. and King will go through his twirling routine at the fairgrounds during the evening program. It is expected that Ann Sflck- son, Kanawha, who was croWned queen a year ago, Will be present. Miss Erickson, a freshman at Iowa tJ., will crbwn the new queen Saturday night. Karen Tincher Boone Valley Bartlett Bros. Sell Tifonka Hatchery Firm The Bartlet Bros. Turkey Hatchery and feed business was sold last Thursday, Sept. 26, by Louis and Ray Bartlett trf. three prominent turkey and hatchery men from the Worthington, Minn., area. The three are Bernie Van Roekel, James Pearson, and Art Recamp, who will operate the business under the name of Titonka Hatchery, Inc., and will produce poults and handle feed as the Bartletts have since opening the hatchery iii 1950. The sale includes the building 'located on two lots on the southwest edge of Titonka, and all equipment. Recamp will reside in Titonka and manage the business. The three new owners, Van Roekel, Pearson, and Recamp, have been in the turkey business at Worthington for many years, having been suppliers for C. A. Swanson Co., Omaha. Louis and Ray Bartlett have no immediate plans for the future, other than operation of the Bartlett farm west of Titonka. Indian Summer Lingering On Moderate weather remained the talk of the area during the past week as warm days' and snappy nights continued to hold the fort. The week's high mark was an 85 reading Monday, while the low of 39 was registered two mornings. Date Hi ' L Sept. 25 78 39 Sept. 26 70 45 Sept. 27 65 40 Sept. 28 68 39 Sept. 29 77 \ 41 Sept. 30 85 48 Oct. 1 77 40 There was no moisture recorded in the Algona area during the period. Cook Welders Plans Expans ion Beverly Kopacek Britt Robbers Get 70c In Law Offices A total of 70 cents was reported missing following repeated break-ins at the law offices of two Algona attorneys, J. D. Lowe and R. G. Buchanan, during the past week. The hreak-ins were reported to local authorities Thursday morning, Sept. 26, and Saturday morning, Sept. 28. The 70 cent ;theft. 'owurrM^ thr^first^ night, nothing' -was' missthg following the second attempt. Police Chief Al Boekelman also reported theft of a radio from a wrecked auto at George's Body Shop, Thursday, Sept. 26, and two hubcaps from an auto owned by 'Marvin Becker of Bancroft two nights before. Police investigated . following each report. Welter, Revenue Agent, Moving Robert Welter, federal internal revenue agent here for the past four years, has been transferred and will move to Mason City in the near future. New agent here is Ernest D. Dial, who moved with his family to Algona from Wichita, Kan., in mid-July. Welter's transfer became effective Sept. 1, but housing was unavailable until recently at Mason City. Re-zoning of blocks 152 and 153 in Call's Addition of Algona. was discussed at length by the city council during a regular meeting at the city hall Wednesday night, Sept. 25. A resolution, paving way for the ordinance necessary to amend the present zoning ordinance, was read and accepted. Reason for the. action, which would involve switching the two blocks from commercial to light industry, is the fact Cook's Welders Supply would like to set up an oxygen manufacturing plant in the former J & L Motor garage on Diagonal street and cannot do so unless changes are made in the present zoning setup. The Cook firm would maintain its present plant near the Milwaukee depot for the mau- facture of acetylene gas. The new ordinance, if passed, would set up the area as light industry and repeal any previous ordinances covering it as a commercial district now, There -will be a public hearing Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 8 p.m. in the -city hall at which time any interested residents of Algona may -appear and make objection to the proopsal. In a second major action by the- council, $19,000 worth of bonds were recalled from purchasers, effective before Nov. 1. Included were $9,000 in 1956 blacktop bonds, $6,000 1956 street improvement bonds and $4,000 1956 sewer improvement bonds. Surplus funds will be used to call in the bonds. Ordinances controlling juhk yards and trailers were read for the second time. $658 In Fines In Two District Court Cases Two fines, a suspended sen* tence of a year in the penitentiary, and rulings on three Othe* matters occupied Kossuth district court during the past week. , Fred M. Andersen, operate!* of the Supper Club, south of .At* gona, was fined $500 and costs on a charge of unlawful sale of intoxicating liquor, last Thursday, by Judge G. W. Stillrnan on a plea of guilty by Andersen State agents filed the charge. They said they bought drinks at the club and found liquor on the premises. Jack J. Vitzthum was fined $158.60 on a plea of guilty to a, charge of exceeding the legal limit of gross axle weight on a truck. Robert Kitner, charged with a fourth offense of uttering bad checks, was sentenced to a year in the state prison at Fort Madison, but the sentence was suspended and Kitner was placed on probation. In an action brought by Ray L. Krantz of Titonka against the Kossuth Board of Supervisors, a matter over a drainage assess-i ment, an agreement was reached whereby amendments were made to the original assessment, reducing one 80 to 70, and a 60 to 50. In a damage action brought by M. M. Chipman of Burt against Omar, Inc. as result of • an accident, Oct. 13, 1952, in Algona, the court denied the plaintiff's petition for damages, and in a counterclaim filed by the Omar company, awarded the defendant a judgment for $208.15. An injunction was granted, Margaret, , Lynph.- to" restra*tti" Joseph JL.ynch Jr. from plowing on specified premises or to interfere with the plaintiff in accordance with terms of an existing lease. A writ of attachment against the defendant was also issued. Junior Drum & Bugle Corps Coming An outstanding feature of the Algona Band Festival Saturday Oct. 5, will be the appearance of the American Legion Junior Drum and Bugle Corps from Fort Dodge. The group includes 27 boys, ages 10-16, complete with color guard and drum major. Besides marching in the parade up State street at 11 a.m., the corps will present a program of intricate routines at 2 p.m. In the afternoon, also on State street. Completely new uniforms make the group one of the flashiest to appear here during the nine year history of the festival. (UDM Engraving) 3 SECTIONS - 24 PAGES ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1957 VOL. 94 - NO. 40 Car Crashes Off Bridge Judgers Place 9th The Kossuth 4-H dairy judging team won ninth place in the State 4-H Judging Contest at the Dairy Cattle Congress in Waterloo. Aaron Anliker of West Bend tied for ninth high individual in the contest. Other team members were Henry Pedersen of Ledyard, Dean Dodds of Algond and Tom Nurre of Bancroft. Four Fined In Justice Court Four men paid fines in Justice C. H. Ostwinkle's court on a variety of driving charges during the past two days. . Edward V. Cruise, Wesley, paid $14.40 and costs for overload of truck on registration and $22 and costs for axle overload; E. J. Seeney, Bancroft, paid $19 and costs and Loren J 1 . Arndorfer, Wesley, $5.50 and costs on overload of truck on registration charges; and Paul A. Lindgren, Paton/ was fined $25 and costs for failing to have his vehicle under control, with $10 of the fine suspended. Algona Youth Unhurt In 12 Foot Drop An Algona youth, Max R. Helmers, 16, luckily escaped injury when his auto crashed through a guard rail on the approach leading to the bridge crossing the river near Call' State Park at 12:40 p.m. Tuesday. The photo shows the auto, which suffered $150 damage when it shot through Jhe guard rail and bounced to a stop 12 feet below in the old river bed. Damage .to the guard rail was estimated $100 by Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst who investigated. That's the Des Moines river in the background. Helmers was headed north at the time of the crash. He attempted to turn left on the bridge approach, lost control and skidded through the railing. LuEllna Bell, 40, of Whittemore suffered a cut on the nose and bruise on the left knee when an auto driven by Alfred A, Bell, 43, Whittemore, skidded into a ditch in Eagle township Sunday at 5:30 p.m. The Bell auto was traveling west. According to reports, as the vehicle came over a hil] there were- several cattle in the road and when Mr Bell attempted to stop the auto slid into the ditch and hit a. ^driveway .fen/ trance. Damage to the auto was estimated at $100 by Armstrong police who investigated. The ,.in« jured lady was treated by a abd- tor and released. (UDM News- foto-Engraving) Spencer Bank Buys City Bonds The Farmers Trust and Savings Bank of Spencer was the successful bidder on $29,000 worth of sewer improvement bonds sold by the city of Algona Tuesday night. Only one other bidder, the Carleton D. Beh Co., Des Moines, tendered a bid, The latest sewer improvement bond issue is for a portion of the east side storm sewer project. More than $5,000 of the cost was paid out of sewer funds. The Spencer firm will receive four percent interest on the first three payments of $3,000, 4% percent on' the next three. $3,000 and two of $4,000 teach. The difference in the Spender firm's <bi$ and that of the Beh Co. will amount to about $600 in interest the r Beh offered to purchase the' issue .for-,4% percent -on the first four payments and five percent -on the final five payments. Karen Huichins Algona Mary Lynch Mallard Colleen Fwrell Wbitttiawt Phyllis Fisher Buffalo Julie Nygaard Wesley Judy Kuecker West Pend Sharon Wilhelm LuVerne Barbara Brummund Kanawha Edith Hanselman Rodman Mary Ana PiHmer Sentrw Delero Udttuta Judy NUlwn Nancy Meredith Mwiao Qxley Corwiih irgtoU TUo Uonka Jo Aan &»yl<w

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