The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 13, 1965 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, May 13, 1965
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Coupon Bargain Days, Algona, May 74-75 BY RUSS WALLER * * * What causes tornadoes ? Our weather experts tell us that in this section of the country they occur when warm, moist air flowing in from the Gulf of Mexico, clashes with cooler air from the north, the two air masses converge, the warm air shoots up rapidly and the drier and cooler air drains down in a vortex, like water running out of a bathtub. This creates powerful funnels of wind that can reach up to 500 miles per hour. There is no way to predict when one of these funnels will touch the ground, but when they do, it's a tornado I * * * Terry Ringsdorf, former Algona man now living in Denlson, Iowa, where he is connected with a building and loan association, just recently was elected as the new president of the Denison JayCees. * * * Sign in a Kossuth elevator: "Miss Helen Waite is now in charge of our credit department, so if you want credit go to Helen Waite." * * * Carol originally meant a song accompanied by dancing. * * * There have been many wisecracks made about women's purses. Our Inquiring Reporter decided to check out the actual facts, and prevailed upon two local women to allow a spot check. The results were as follows: PURSE NO. 1 Money for groceries, 2 lipsticks, one postofflce key, stamps, 7 rubber bands, 3 paper clips, one comb, one pair glasses and case, one rug floor sample, 2 memo pads, one checkbook, one first-aid kit, sixT wins baseball schedules, one English calendar, three recipes (bean salad, growing plants and frosting), picture of grandmother and granddaughter, 1964 calendar, rain cap, eye glass cleaner, brochure on chinaware, newspaper article about Barry Goldwater, six safety pins, one pen, one emery board, one set keys, two more lipsticks, small carton salt, small size Kleenex, stick gum, withholding slip, one paid bill, two mint- flavored toothpicks, one tape measure, three match books (she doesn't smoke), box headache pills, one compact, coin purse, soap coupon, piece of broken mirror, two pieces hard candy, grocery list, three $2 bills, guest card for Humboldt Country Club, one dollar in Canadian money, receipt for dues. PURSE NO. 2 Newspaper clipping, paid bill, four memos to herself, deposit slip, bowling banquet ticket, checkbook, family picture, four sets of keys, two fountain pens, two match books (does smoke), one cherry lipstick, 19£ in change, three stamps, car registration, billfold, hair net, seven unpaid bills, one Thank You card, one letter, mailing list, Kleenex, cigarette case, another deposit slip, check receipt, glass case, two pair glasses, one compact, comb, assorted business cards, bright red lipstick, rain cap, two corn pads, one mascara, 61? she didn't know she had, two deposit books, three more match books, cigarettes. * * * These purses, our Inquiring Reporter added, were the usual- size ones carried by most females. * * * A cheery note from Margaret Durant, reminding us that when the present city dump is moved to some new, more distant location, the current spot, when beautified, should be known as Water Mill Park. Another scout tells us that at Storm Lake they are trying out an incineration method of garbage and rubbish disposal. The incinerator is privately owned; the city rents the use of it. * * * Famous Last Line - Keep America Beautiful! Read it for more NEWS - See it for better PICTURES - Use it for more BUSINESS Slgona Upper ESTABLISHED 1865 Entered as second rlass matter at the oostofiire at Algonn. Iowa. Nov. 1. 1932, under Act of ConRress ol March 3. 1879. ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, MAY 13, 1965 14 Pages — 2 Sections VOL. 100 - NO. 36 74 Get Firs! Communion On Sunday, May 9 Children who received first holy communion at St. Cecelia's Catholic church here Sunday, May 9, Included: Elizabeth Anderson, Dorothy Altman, Kevin Ballard, Barbara Bell, Lawrence Berte, Joey Bernardo, David Besch, William Boudewyns, Wanda Bristow, Dale Buscher, Jerry Buscher, Patrick Cooper, Virginia Cook, Cynthia Dahlhouser, Coleen Devine, Diane Elbert, Denise Erdman, Patrick Esser, Robert Farrell, Janet Foertsch, Margaret Frideres, Arlene Carman. Timothy Geelan, SandraGisch, Diane Goodman, Brenda Goodman, Kathy Hall, Kristy Hall, Nancy Heiderscheidt, Gordon -Hentgas, Kevin Hensley, Kathleen Hildman, Kevin Knoer, Julie Kollasch, Allen Kramer, Nickie Kramer, Mary Krause, Linda Lallier, Carla Laubenthal, Donna Lentsch, Timothy McEnroe, Denise McCarthy, Marnie Miller, Glen Miller, Mary Mishak, Nancy Moore, Thomas Moe. Carol Muller, Patrick Murphy, Constance Nash, John Penton, Charles Reding, Cecil Rezabek, Jeanne Rich, Patrick Rooney, Kevin Ruhnke, Anthony Schiltz, Jane Shey, Donna Sheppard, David Shillington, Patrick Sifert, Randy Skilling, Michael Stangl, Joseph Straub, Patrick Studer, Brian Thilges, Sandra Thilges, Diane Vitzthum, Barbara Voigt, Barry Walker, Robert Watson, Terri Wildin, Deborah Winter and Gwen Zittritsch. Juniors Fete Seniors At AHS Banquet The annual Prom of Algona high school was held Saturday evening, starting with a banquet at 6:30 p.m. in the annex. Students of the junior class were hosts to those of the senior class. Dan Merryman, president of the junior class, gave the welcome, with Milton Butzke, president of the senior class, ..presenting the response. The idass will and prophesy were read. The address of farewell to the senior class was presented by Sue Moulton, vice-president of the junior class. There are 106 members of the junior class and 109 senior members. The Prom Dance started at 9 p.m. in the gymnasium.Specially taped music accompanied the dancing. Debu tantes, a group of 12 junior girls, presented several musical selections. The theme of the prom dance was "Chez Paris". An Eiffel Tower, 26 feet high, was the center of attraction in the middle of the gym. Many murals and large scenes of Paris were a part of the decoration. They were prepared under the supervision of E. N, Van Haaften, instructor of art in the school, At the conclusion of the dance, students attended a theatre party, of which chairmen were Mr. and Mrs. Mel Bay and Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Will. Prizes were awarded at the theatre, Following the theatre showing, an after-prom dance was held at the V. F. W. Hall. Theme was "Moulin Rouge." Music was provided by the Aristrocrats, Prizes were also awarded during the night at this dance. General chairmen were Mr. and Mrs. James Merryman and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Moulton. Chairmen of the entertainment committee were Mr. and Mrs. Mitch Taylor and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Darbyshire. Prizes were in charge of Dr. and Mrs. L. L. Snyder. Mr. and Mrs. Bless Rusk and Mr. and Mrs. Everett Barr were co-chairmen of the food committee, Treasurers for the after-prom party were Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Bohannon, Mr. and Mrs. James Fitspatrick were chairmen of the cleanup committee. Universal Mfg. May 15 Dividend Is 5.4 Percent Sales made by Universal Mfg. Co. of Algona for the six months ending Jan. 30 totaled $1,469,876 it was reported last week in connection with a pending quarterly dividend to stockholders payable May 15. The firm reconditions motors and parts for Ford dealers handling Ford, Lincoln and Mercury cars, under franchise from the Ford Motor Co. The area of distribution includes all of Iowa, a portion of north western Illinois and eastern Nebraska. Eighty thousand shares of the firm's stock were offered late last year to the public. The pending dividend represents a 5.4 percent return to stockholders for the quarter, at 20? a share. ifDedicale Parish Center Algona Youth In Old Gold Singers Here May 15 At Titonka Dedication of the new parish education center of Good Hope Lutheran church, Titonka, will be observed in connection with the 65th anniversary of the congregation Sunday, May 16. Three services will mark the occasion. The dedication service will be at 9:30 a. m., with Dr. Hermann W. Siefkes, speaker and dedicator. The afternoon service will be at 2:30 p. m., with Rev. Alfred Mardorf, speaker, and Rev. William Planz of Titonka, liturgist. The youth of the congregation will sing several anthems during the service. The evening service will be at 7:30 p. m. with Rev. B..H. Schwerin, speaker. Fellowship and coffee hour will be held following the afternoon and evening services. Open house of the new 17-classroom education unit will be observed all day Sunday. Lee Kiley Of Burt Passes; Funeral Friday Lee E. Kiley, 66, Plum Creek township farmer, died at his home about five miles north of Sexton at 2;30 a.m. Tuesday. Funeral services for Mr. Kiley will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in Doan Methodist church, with Rev. Eugene Rasmussen officiating. Burial will followatEast- lawn Memorial Gardens and McCullough Funeral Chape.! is in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be Leonard, Dewayne, Ernest, Donald and Kenneth Kiley and Russell Schnebley. Lee Elmer Kiley, son of Phillip J. and Helen Mae Kiley, was born in Wright county May 13, 1898 and was married to Geneva May Schnebley March 23, 1927. They farmed in the Kanawha area until moving to their present farm in 1941. Besides his wife, survivors include five children, Charles, Junction City, Kans.; Robert, Preston; Russell, St. Charles; Larry, Wesley; and Betty (Mrs. Raymond Creighton), Burt; two brothers, Clark, Renwick; and John, Corwith; and 14 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and sister. Hughes To Speak Mayor William J. Finn has received official confirmation from Des Moines that Gov. Harold Hughes will be in Algona June. 2. He will be featured speaker at the annual Governor's Day, which is sponsored jointly by the Northwest Mayors' Association and the Northwest Association of executive secretaries of the Chamber of Commerce. The event will take place at the Algona country club. The Old Gold Singers of the University of Iowa will present a Spring Concert Saturday, May 15, at 8 p. m. at the Algona high school auditorium. The group will arrive by bus to present its first concert in the northern part of Iowa. Included in the group of 35 students will be Allan Bode, son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd _^ode of rural Algona. This is Allan 1 s second year singing with" the group of non-music majors who have been selected for voice, personality and appearance. He is in the front row, at left, in the above picture. Included in their selections will be Broadway show hits, popular ballads, folk songs, and original material. Known for their youth, professional tone and zing in their voices, the Old Gold Singers' watchword is entertainment. The Singers were organized in 1957 under the sponsorship of the Iowa Alumni Association and the University's Department of Music and they perform before more than 60 audiences each year, and have appeared on television and radio frequently. The concert here is sponsored by the Alumni of Kossuth County. Following the concert coflee vrill be served so that high school students, alumni and friends of the University may visit with the singers. Price of the concert, including the coffee hour, is $1.00. Tickets are available from high school students, alumni and various places of business throughout the county, or they may be secured at the door prior to the concert. Vandals Break U-D-M Windows Sometime Sunday night, vandals threw rocks into the glass block windows on the west side of the Upper Des Moines Publishing Co. plant. One rock succeeded in going through the double thickness block, and several other squares were damaged. School Board Here Buys Two Buses Burt Youth Is Elected To ISU Office DUWAYNE GEBKEN BURT - DuWayne Gebken, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gebken and a junior in zoology at Iowa State University, Ames, has been elected vice president of MacDonald House at the University. DuWayne also serves as a member of the Main Cabinet of the Main Legislative group over a group of 2500 men in the Men's Resident Association at MacDonald House. He also serves on the Executive Council at the school and is a member of the financial affairs committee of the Men's Resident Association and Main Cabinet. DuWayne is a graduate of Burt high school. Tag Day St. Ann Auxiliary will have their annual Tag Day tomorrow (Fri.). Headquarters will be at the Legion hall. Proceeds will go toward projects at St. Ann hospital, Co-chairmen of the event are Mrs. L. L. Riter and Kathleen McEnroe. There will be approximately 70 workers, including nine captains, who will work throughout the day. New Teachers Are Offered Contracts Here The Algona school board, in regular session Tuesday evening, accepted the resignation of Willard Snustad to permit his accepting a contract inGlendora, Cal, Mr. Snustad is vocal instructor and choral director in the junior and senior high schools. Teaching contracts will be offered to three teachers, for grade 3, Emily Nevitt of Dexter, with a salary of $4,950. For junior high social studies, Allan Kniep of Iowa City, with a salary of $5,715.32. For kindergarten, Carole Eischen of West Des Moines, with a salary of $4,950. Recommended was one addition to the staff - an art teacher. Positions yet to fill include three in grade 4, two in elementary vocal, one in junior-senior high vocal, and two in junior high English. The board voted to increase by $500 the salary of 0. B. Laing, superintendent, who now receives $12,900. Mr. Laing has served in this capacity for 32 years. The salary of Vaughn Rising, secretary for the school board, was increased $750, from his starting salary of $5,000. Bids were accepted for fuel, oil, gasoline, buses and milk. Seven bids for fuel oil were received. The board voted to accept the low bid of Standard Oil, M. L. VanderWaal, at a net price of 10.79 cents per gallon. Other bids included Don's Oil Co. 10.8; Farm Service of Emmetsburg, 10.8; Continental Oil, 11.5, Sinclair, 11.22. Two bids for gasoline were received and the low bid of Kossuth Oil (One-Stop) at 22.2 cents per gallon was accepted. The bid of Carpenter Superior of Mason City, with a discount of 5 cents, was 22.9 cents. Five bids for the chassis for two school buses were received. The board accepted the low bid of Percival (Dodge) Motors, at $2,395. Other bids included Taylor Motor (Ford)$2,471.45; Kossuth Motor (Chevrolet) $2,492; Algona Implement (International) $2,688.10; and Bradley (CMC) $2,884. Of five received, the low bid for two bus bodies from Ward of Des Moines, the Iowa Bus Sales Company, was accepted at $3,909.50 each. An additional charge of $87.50 will be made to install ply-wood floors for additional warmth in the sub-zero weather. The buses will seat 54 passengers. The low bid on milk by Lehman Dairy of Emmetsburg at 2.97 per five-gallon can was accepted. Other bids included the Whittemore Consolidated Cooperative at 3.10 and Carnation (Long's) at 3.25. The summer program was referred to by Mr. Laing, who reported that there is considerable response to the remedial reading and typing classes. It was announced that baccalaureate service will take place Sunday evening, May 30. Commencement will take place May 31. The final day of classes will be Thursday, June 3, with final reports to be received, Friday, June 4. Doctors And Dentists Host Bar Members About 75 persons attended the annual banquet at the Algona Country Club at which the County Medical Association and wives and county dentists and wives were hosts to the members of the Kossuth bar association and wives. The event washeldThurs- day evening. Featured speaker was Dr. Frank Ober, president of the Iowa State Medical Association. Master of ceremonies was Dr. C. L. Plott, president of the Kossuth Medical Association. General chairman was Dr. Melvin G. Bourne. He Said 'Just Call Me'; Sure Enough They Did! Pictured above are Mr. and Mrs. Mike Koppen of Whittemore. They won the second prize at the Algona Auto Show, Sunday evening, a fine stereo record player, and for Mike it was sort of having some good-natured joking come true. The Koppens decided to stop in at the Auto Show, Sunday, after attending a party honoring Guy Giddings at LuVerne. As Mike registered, he told Bill Steele he'd be waiting by the phone that evening. When 9 o'clock rolled around, he told his wife to go to bed. "I'm going to wait up for the phone call" he told her, then he did some reading. And sure enough, about 9;35 p. m. the phone did ring - and he HAD won ! (UDM Polaroid foto) v:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:*:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:*:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:* Former Titonka Girl Is Dead; Car-Train Crash TITONKA - Linda Jo Tryon, 15, daughter of Stanley E. and Mary Ann Baade Tryon and former resident here, was killed in a car-train mishap at Poplar Bluffs, Mo. at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. The family has been living at Carethersville, Mo. Mrs. Tryon and Linda were on their way to see Mr. Tryon, who is employed by a construction crew, at the time of the tragedy. Mrs. Tryon is in critical condition at a hospital. Funeral services for Linda were held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Good Hope Lutheran church, with Rev. A. F. Gerstmann officiating. Pallbearers were Russell Krominga, Raymond Krominga, Glen Miller, Kenzy Korte, Wilbur Saxton and Henry I). Harms. Linda was born at Titonka Oct. 25, 1949, She is survived by her parents; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Biudu and Mrs. Bessie Tryon, Titunkj-

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