The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 3, 1965 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 3, 1965
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The "FIRST-OF-THE-WiEK" Tabloid Clear Pictures - Mere News - Biggest Circulation Slgona tipper JfWotneg Entered as second class matter at the postofflce at ATgona. Iowa. Nov. 1. 1932, under Act of Congress of March 3, 1879. ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, AUGUST .3, 1965 20 Tabloid Pagos VOL. 100 - NO. 57 Dies, New Mexico Crash Tifonkan Files $7,500 Lawsuit Against Y.F.W. Herbert Isebrand, Titonka,has filed a $7,500 law suit against the Buffalo Center VFW charging negligence in connection with a beating he suffered at the VFW. The Forest City H Summit reports. According to information filed by Isebrand the incident happened about August 1964. The Titonka man had finished work and was leaving the VFW club. However, after walking outside he reentered the club to purchase a package of cigarettes and was beaten up by a man whom he had served earlier. Isebrand charges the VFW with negligence for allowing the man to remain on the premises along with other charges. Algona Auction Barn Sold To Ft. Dodge Man Virgil Spencer, Fort Dodge auctioneer, has purchased the Algona Livestock Auction from Merle Hill, Forest City. The sale is now effective. The Auction specializes in cattle, sheep and hogs, sold on consignment, with sales each Monday. Spencer is the former owner of the Fort Dodge Livestock Auction, and is still active in the sales department of that firm. The Fort Dodge and Algona firms will have a close working arrangement, Spencer said. Mr. and Mrs. Spencer and their three children, Charles, 14, Cathy, 11, and Daniel, 4, will move to Algona before school starts. Spencer will continue to commute to his farming and grazing operations in southern Iowa. Slate 2-Day Demonstrations 014-HHere Kossuth County 4-H girls will be featured on Thursday and Friday, August 5 and 6th at their County Demonstration Program to be held at the Methodist Church basement in Algona, beginning at 12:30 p.m. each day. The Country Girl's Creed Contest will be held in conjunction with this event. The 4-H'ers ages 10-18 years will be demonstrating phases of Home Furnishings and related topics which come as a result of their projects carried this year, Ridiculous Days - Wow! i j>*ffl * : ^'qj$jjff!\ ip^Sfcf bL fatmm 5 New Cases Are Filed Here, District Court Three new account matters and a promissory note case were filed here in district court this week. Northern Lumber Co., plaintiff, seeks to collect $737.33 from Peter Rolling, defendant, in settlement of a promissory note; Sears, Roebuck and Co., plaintiff, seeks to settle an account for $246.89 with Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Elbert, defendants; and Iowa Public Service Co., plaintiff, seeks to settle a utility bill for $176.06 with Larry Paulson, defendant. In other petitions, M. A. Iverson, plaintiff, seeks to settle an account for $170.61 with Ray Gardner, defendant; and Joyce M. Becker, plaintiff, seeks to obtain $80 for medical expenses from the World Insurance Co. State Fair Entries Early exhibitors to register entries at the Jowa State Fair include two prominent Kossuth farmers, Ben Studer of Wesley with his Shorthorn cattle, and w, J. Stewart of Burt with entries in the Duroc swine department. Ridiculous Days, complete with sidewalk bargain tables and special values in Algona stores, proved successful again this year - with Friday's crowd the topper. By 8:30 a. m., State street was jammed with persons of all ages - and traffic at sidewalk counters was intense. All available parking spots in the business district and for several blocks around were jammed with autos Friday evening during the annual Ridiculous Day band concert, which began about 8 p. m. - and finished just before a cloudburst sent everyone scurrying inside. Merchants really had to hustle when the rain threat turned to big drops shortly before nine. Most hauled goods inside right on the tables which had been lining the sidewalks all day. The UDM Polaroid camera got a workout, shooting pictures all over the place Friday morning - and the five shots above are typical of others obtained. At the top, left, Brail Wright of Graham's, wearing nightshirt and cap, is doing his darndest to sell more goods, while at the top, right, Chuck Sheakley, in dark glasses and blonde wig, is ready to move in and deliver a pitch to customers in front of his store. At the lower left, Chief Ed Wolf of the Coast-to-Coast store, is doing a war dance, while one of the store's squaws makes change for customers, while at lower right, some of the crew at Gambles makes with the chatter while completing sales. The small inset shows a few of the many persons shopping in front of the S & L store, * s usual » Ridiculou s Days in Algona proved successful. Call 7 Draftees To Fill County August Quota The August call for men through Selective Service in the draft will be for seven men, the county office here said Monday. Cheryl Harr is the board clerk in charge of the office. .The seven men are due to report August 17. This is the highest draft call since May when eight reported. Most recent calls have been for from four to six men a month, It was indicated that after this month the county draft call would probably be stepped up to 12 to 15 men. Ex -Lu Verne Woman Victim On Saturday Rites were pending at McCullough's Funeral Chapel at press time for Mrs.R.C. Hamm, 36, a former resident of Lu Verne and Algona who was killed early Saturday morning in a traffic accident at Albuquerque, N. M. Details of the mishap are not known, according to Mrs. Reiner Helmers, Algona, sister of the dead woman, whose body was shipped to Algona for funeral services. Her body arrived Sunday night, but arrangements had not been completed Monday morning. Mrs. Hamm, the former Lillian Pergande, was born and raised in LuVerne, where she attended school. Prior to her marriage, she was employed at Algona for a short time. She and her husband, who was injured in the crash Saturday, moved to New Mexico nine years ago. His condition was reportedly improved Monday morning. The Hamms have no children. She is survived by her husband; her father, Fred Pergaiide, Lu- Verne; and eight brothers and sisters, Mrs. Helmers (Alvina) and Albert Pergande, Algona, Mary Ann Calkins, LuVerne, Marilyn Blanchard, Cedar Falls, Melvin Pergande, Britt, Leona Eslinger, Albuquerque, N. M., Dorothy Kimpler, Hutchinson, Kans., and Dennis Brown, California. Mr. Hamm is employed by a soft drink firm at Albuquerque. 7 From County Are S.U.I. Grads On Wednesday Some 800 degrees will be awarded Wednesday night, Aug. 4, at the University of Iowa, and Kossuth county will be represented by seven who will receive degrees. They are as follows: Algona - Master of Arts degree to David Hutchins, in education; Bachelor of Business Administration degree to William Sigsbee, in marketing; Bachelor of Science degree to Keith Colwell. Burt - Shirley Schwietert, M.S. degree in Nutrition. v Lakota - Gerald Heetland, B.B.A. degree in Accounting. Lone Rock - Nancy Fischer, B. M. degree. T LuVerne - Ronald Clark, B.B.A. degree in marketing. Shoplifting A pair of Algona juvenile boys were arrested for shoplifting at Rusk Drug and Jewelry here Friday afternoon and will be charged in juvenile court. They allegedly took a camera, bulbs and roll of film, valued at $30.

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