The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 28, 1965 · Page 1
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ESTABLISHED 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 1965 18 Pages — 2 Sections It'sCrazy, Man, Crazy! Five Generations FIVE GENERATIONS shown above, were in attendance, Sunday, at a reunion and picnic held by the Jennings family here, and reported in more detail elsewhere in this issue. This year's reunion honored Mrs. Rose Jennings, seated In the front row, who is 98 years of age. She -is living at Burt in a rest home, and is believed to be the oldest living resident of Kossuth county. The second generation is represented by Delia McKee of Algona, standing directly behind Mrs. Jennings. Next to her, standing, is the third generation, Mrs. Lawrence Pfeffer of Clear Lake. Seated at the right are the fourth and fifth generations. Phillip Pfeffer of Algona holding his son, Jeffrey, age three. About 50 relatives were at the picnic, held at Call State Park. (Photo by Poundstone Studio, Algona) Mrs. Movick, Former Otfosen Lady, Passes OTTOSEN - Mrs. Peter Movick, Sr,, 64, died Sunday at the Park hospital at Mason City following a lingering illness. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 10:00 a. m, at T rinity Lutheran church at Mason City and 2 p. m. at Trinity Lutheran church here, Rev. Hanson of Mason City officiated. Burial was at the cemetery at Ottosen. Clara Ellingson, daughter of Ole and Bertha Olson Ellingson, was born near Ottosen Sept, 12, 1900. April 27, 1921, she was united in marriage to Peter Movick. They made their home near Armstrong until 1927, then moved to Ottosen where they lived until 1950. They have • made their home at Mason City since that time. Survivors include her husband and nine children, Mrs, Merle Qpheim (Ardys), Mrs, Orville Oppedahl (Darlene) and Arlo of Mason City, Mrs, Harold Landmesser (Mardell) of Gilmore City, Nyle and Peter, Jr. of Boulder, Colo., Marvin of Hampton, Mrs. Ralph Gatton (Donna Mae) of Loveland, Colo, and Bernard of Sioux City. Another son died in infancy. There are 29 grandchildren. Also surviving are one sister, Mrs. Joe Traub of West Bend, Elmer of Cedar Falls, Melvtn of Ottosen and Albert of West Concord, Minn. A brother, Oscar preceded her in death. License To Wed it went to Larry M, DeBoer and Pamela Keil, July 23. Gets Bruised Robert D. Martin, 18, Algona escaped with a bruised leg when the Honda motorbike he was riding collided with the side of a parked car owned by James B. Harris, Jr., 36, Algona, on Kennedy street at 7:30p.m. Monday. Damage to the motorbike was estimated at $10, while damage to the auto totaled $85 to the left doors. City police investigated. Ask $56,520 Budget For Co. Assessor August 6, at 9:30 a. m., at the court house, has been set as the date for hearing on the 1966 budget of the County Assessor's office. The budget proposal is printed elsewhere in this issue, The budget asked for next year totals $56,520 all of which would be rasied by taxation, A comparison of previous budgets shows expenditures of $39,575 for 1963 in the assessor's office, $40,391 in 1964, a proposed budget for 1965 of $51,550 and the 1966 asked budget of $56,520 or an increase of about $5,000 over the preceding year. Six Fined In Mayor's Court Here In Week Bahne L. Struecker, Algona, $17, Michael P. Gross, Whittemore $15, Clyde C, Priebe, Algona, $20, and Janet J. Angle, Burt, $11, speeding; Ralph R. Markla, Algona, $10, following too closely; and Sonny G. Compton, Gilmore City, $10, no valid operator's license. Rites Held At St. Joe For Mrs. Reding Funeral services for Mrs. Frank Reding, 46, well-known St. Joe woman, were held at 10a.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph's Catholic church at St. Joe, with Fr. L. C.Schumacher officiating. Burial followed at the parish cemetery and Hamilton Funeral Home, Algona, was In charge of arrangements. Six nephews served as pallbearers at the rites. Mrs. Reding succumbed Sunday afternoon at St. Ann hospital. Born In Humboldt county, Sept. 4, 1918, Elizabeth Noonan was a daughter of Charles and Nellie Smith Noonan. She was married to Frank Reding in 1937 at Livermore and was a member and past Grand Regent of the C. D. A. She is survived by her husband; her father who resides at Britt; nine children, Carole (Mrs. Patrick Nolan), Armstrong, Tom, Livermore, Jean (Mrs. Charles Sawyer), Ft. Dodge, Alice (Mrs, Albert Berte), Livermore, and Mary, William, Ronald, Daniel and Patrick, at home; 10 grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Leonard Jensen, Marathon. Her mother preceded her in death. Plan 11 Miles Asphalt From Hy. 18 To Titonka AMES, IOWA - Nine projects for about 90 miles of asphal- tic concrete resurfacing have been approved for the letting of August 3 by the Iowa State Highway Commission. The projects include: KOSSUTH - 11 miles of asphal- tic concrete resurfacing on Iowa 226 from U. S. 18 northerly to Titonka, Plan Cookout The Union Township Homemakers are having their cook out Thursday, July 29, at 12:30 at the civic center members are asked to bring silver and dishes. Big Ridiculous Days Event This Weekend Crazy, Man, Crazy I That might be described as the weekend theme song in Algona, Friday and Saturday, for the annual Ridiculous Days event in the business section. Business firms will run a sidewalk free-for-all, in appropriate costumes, many of them with some particular theme. A free breakfast at 7 a.m. at Finn's Bakery will start things off, although some sidewalk stores will open as early as 6 a.m. A circus calliope with 45 brass whistles will provide some of the music, and the Ridiculous Day Band will provide more. A Square Dance will be held on the street east of the Court House, sponsored by the Algona Prom- enaders, Friday evening. Business places not located in the immediate downtown area will have stalls in that area anyway faring Friday. Personal messages from local firms regarding the event will be found in this issue. The Ridiculous Band will again make its concert appearance at 8:00 p.m. Friday, July 30th in the downtown loop area of Algona. R. B. (Dick) Post will again assume his role of maestro of the baton. His astute musical leadership has* no peer. His every movement has a classical meaning. He will be wearing his uniform with many medals. In the "melody section" of the band, there will be Ted Herbst playing 1st cornet, and Phil Faaborg playing 1st clarinet. Both of these men are well-known musicians. Faab'org was formerly band instructor at Titonka and is now filling the same position at Rolfe High School. Herbst was also formerly a band instructor at Mallard. In the "harmony section" is the friendly postman, Jim Kelley, who plays 2nd cornet. Playing "countermelody" is Ray Cook on the tenor sax. Ray has a fine reputation also as an electrician, and can make sparks fly from his sax. In the "bass section" there is Lloyd (Curly) Pratt on the big bass horn that winds around his neck. Curly plays a "wicked" bass. He also plays the piano in a versatile manner, but this instrument doesn't lend itself to street parade work. In the "rhythm section" there is Russ Kelley who plays a (seldom seen) valve trombone. Russ is very proficient on the "middle valve down." He is credited with organizing and keeping the band's library of music. On the snare drum is jumping Jim Utt, who is most happy when the band plays polkas. Someone must play the bass drum, and the thumping job was forced on Bill Steele the 1st year the band was organized. Some of the band members suspect that Bill doesn't know anything about drums. The Ridiculous Band may recruit one or more other members before they make their yearly appearance. This is a terrific attraction and is worth motoring many miles to see and hear. This attraction will be free, at no cost to the general public. Dutch Honsbruch is general chairman of the Ridiculous Day committee, and Tom Rich, Ed Wolf and Chalmer Read are other members of the committee. Heat Tapers Off After Hitting 100 In Area A 100 degree recorded temperature at the KLGA weather station set a new high for the year here last Friday. About two-tenths of an inch of rain was also recorded in the last week. The week's weather: DATE HI LO R July 21 July 22 July 23 July 24 July 25 July 26 July 27 86 96 100 99 90 89 82 66 .14 68 70 63 60 68 57 .05 summer to 50% All Men's SUMMER SUITS and a Special Group of YEAR-ROUND SUITS. SPORT COATS From Regular Stock . . . A good selection of styles, fabrics, summer weights and regular weights. Sizes 37 to 46 NOW Regulars, Shorts, Longs 32 - '39 REDUCED UP TO 50% '1 PRICED FROM THESE PRICES ARE RIDICULOUS ENOUGH ! Dl IT ^ e/ " " Iave ' ots more on *"* e $ 'd*wa DU I TABLES and RACKS on RIDICULOUS DAYS ° n ° ur ON ALL MEN'S and BOYS' SWIM TRUNKS • •Oil! SHORT SLEEVE Men's SHORT SLEEVE Blue Chambray W U K l\ SHIRTS _. e .. . Yl Sizes S-M-L-XL MEN'S & BOYS' "Muscle Man" Sleeveless T-SHIRTS In Colors »& *° MEN'S SUMMER WEIGHT in All New Styles, Wool Dacron Blends or Dacron Blend, Wash 'n Wear Fabrics. MEN'S - Sharply Reduced! All from Regular Stock — Jac Shirts, Knitwear, Tapers and Regular Styles — Sizes S-M-L-XL. Reg. Price to $4.00 Reg. Price to $5.00 Reg. Price to $6.95 NOW J2 NOW NOW $1 BOYS' Short Sleeve Sport Shirts BOYS' short sleeve Sport Shirts by Tom Sawyer & Campus — Jac Shirts, Knits, Traditional — 6 v ;;r NOW ji.99 Values to $9.95 ,. Values to $10.95 Values to $12.95 Complete Clearance of All Men's Straw 1 A, Hats .... at 72 MEN'S BERMUDA SHORTS All Styles and Sizes BOYS' Bermuda Shorts Sizes 10 to 18 — Regular $3.49 - NOW $2.77 BLAST JACKETS For Men and Boys Nylons or Madras Type Plaids NOW $5.77 NOW $3.99 I MEN'S NEW TAN Jean Style Sizes 29 to 36 CORDUROY LEE LEANS $4.98 MEN'S VALUES to $7.95 BOYS' VALUES to $4.98 BOYS' JOCKEY MEN'S WEAR Reg. $1 each TEE-SHIRTS ... 5 for $U9 79 PAIR SHOES Men's Dress and Casuals from regular stock — sizes 6!/ 2 to 11 - Values to $11.95 . . . ._ NOW r-; LEUTHOLDmiJAMS ALGONA,IOWA

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