The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 3, 1965 · Page 8
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 3, 1965
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Tumday, Au§utt 3, IMS Algona (la.) Upper Des Molnei •^—»~— • —^— m timate of expenditures. The Titonka To\vn Council will meet Wednesday, August 11 in the Town Hall when taxpayers will also be heard. Detailed statements of receipts and disbursements will l)e available at both hearings. Budget Rises For Titonka Town, School Budget estimates for the Town oi Titonka and the Consolidated School District of Titonka show increased proposed expenditures and an increase in proposed taxes reports the Titonka Topic. Proposed expenditures for the Town have been set at $47,136 as compared to $44,713 last year. The amount necessary to be raised by taxation has been estimated at $23,721 while last year it was expected to be necessary to raise $19,846. The taxable valuation for 1964 was set at $944,990, an increase of $23,114. over the previous year. Estimated taxes per $1,000 of assessed value is $25.00, while it was $21.00 last year. The budget estimate for proposed expenditures for the local school district shows an increase of $23,114 over last year's proposed estimate. The amount necessary to be raised by taxation has been increased from $239,642 to $257,745. Taxable valuation of lands in the school district was placed at $5,920,346 an increase of $109,089 over 1963'. The estimated tax per $1,000 assessed value has been raised from $40.047 to $42.234. The number of persons of school age is the same as last year, 635. The board of directors of the Consolidated School District of Titonka will meet Tuesday August 10 at 7:30 p. m. in the school office in Titonka to hear taxpayers for or against the es- School Budget At Burt Is A tax increase of more than one mill is expected at Burt next year to pay for an expected increase of about $12,000 in the budget of the Burt Community School District. The board of education there approved a budget for the next year of $214,000 during a meeting Tuesday night, July 27. The increase over last year's budget is due to a raise in teacher's salaries, the hiring of an additional instructor and a decrease in assessed valuation of certain properties within the district. An increase of approximately $200 (on the average) went to each of the instructors. According to the board, the decreased valuation is due to a delay by the Chicago and Northwestern Railway in re-appraising certain properties owned by it. Passes Sunday Joseph Ferstl, St. Benedict, died at a Britt nursing home Sunday afternoon. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Home, with the rites tentatively set for Tue sday morning. He is survived by a brother. ATTENTION FARMERS SOIL SAMPLES NOW IS A GOOD TIME TO HAVE YOUR SOIL TESTED FOR FERTILIZER REQUIREMENTS. WE'RE TAKING SOIL SAMPLES NOW AS A SERVICE TO OUR CUSTOMERS. ASK AT THE ELEVATOR. MARKETS Market prices paid on Saturday of thb week at your Co-op Elevator GRAIN No. 2 Yellow Corn in 1.13 No. 2 White Oats (new) .66 August Beans 2.61 November Beans •. 2.33 out 1.17 WHITTEMORE COOP. ILEYATOR HOBARTON BRANCH .**»• CO-OP and Sun Feeds For top performance CO-OP guoline, fuel oil, oiU and lubricant* T«l*. 295-5414 295-7021 Public Budget Hearings Open This Week Open hearings on proposed budgets for county organizational units begin this week. The first one slated is the Kossuth County Extension Council, to be held Wednesday, Aug. 4, at the County Extension meeting room in the new ASCS building, at 8 p.m. The same date, also at 8 p.m., the Kossuth County Board of Education budget hearing will be held in the court house. Friday, Aug. 6, the Kossuth County Assessor's budeet hearing is to be held at the courthouse at 9:30 a.m. On August 11, three budget hearings are slated. The Kossuth county budget hearing is set for 9 a.m. at the court house, the Algona Community School district hearing will be at 7:30 p.m. at the high school, and the City of Algona budget hearing is at 8 p.m. in the city hall. Interested citizens will have to make a choice of hearings, in several cases, as they are being held on the same date at about the same time. Brother Dies At Estherville Arne S. Rovn, 61, Ringsted farmer and brother of Brady Rovn, Algona, died unexpectedly about noon Thursday at Holy Family Hospital at Estherville, where he had been a patient one day. Death was caused by a ruptured abdominal aorta. Mr 4 Rovn was born April 16, 1904, at Ringsted. He was graduated fram Ringsted High School and attended Spencer Junior College one year, followed by two years of study at Iowa State University at Ames. He taught in a rural Armstrong school one year. June 30, 1944, he was married to Martha Crist at Minneapolis. They came to Ringsted where they have farmed since. Survivors include his wife, a daughter, Carmen, who recently was graduated from Ringsted High School, and his mother, Mrs. Helene Rovn, 92, of Ringsted. Eight brothers and sisters surviving are Mrs. Myrtle Rasmussen and Mrs. Robert E. Nielsen, both of Hiiii',- sted, Ralph of Armstrong, Lehman of Estherville, Martin and Mrs. R. R. Edwards, both <>f Centerville, Mrs. F. L. N.isn of Cherokee, and Brady, Alcmi.i. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. John's Lutheran church, with Rev. G"i don Miller officiating. Burial was at the church cemetery. At Library School Lelah M. Henderson, Algona public school librarian, is attending an eight-week library school at the University of Kentucky. AUGUST 4 2 P. M. ALGONA GRAIN & FEED Algona 6 P. M. HEMMEN ELEVATOR Galbrailh HOW IS YOUR CORN'S HEALTH? Is your corn getting a proper diet? . - OR™ DIVISION YOUR HOST d ALGONA GRAIN & FEED ALGONA HEMMEN ELEVATOR GALBRAITH New Gehl Chop-Kutff short-chops more tons per hour than any other chopper! \ Watch that .corn fly! Short-chopped to '/4-inch, and up to 50% more of it in the box every chopping hour. That's capacity and performance possible only with the new, brawny Gehl Chop-King—the one chopper built to make full use of today's big-tractor horsepower. One look at the features explains it: Rugged 8-knjfe flywheel. Knives chrome- edged to stay sharp longer. Big 127 sq. in. throat gulps in crops faster. Floating heads hug field contours. New "telescoping" U-joint permits full- power chopping around tight turns. Select-A-Cut Transmission chant; forage lengths with the push of a lover. Easy-Swing Drawbar adjusts right from the tractor seat. Come on in and take a closer look at the really hig difference in choppers today . . . the biggest-of-'em-all, Gehl Chop-King. Make us Prove if wrrh a Demonstration! GEHL JOE BRADLEY EQUIPMENT South of Algona Hotel - ALGONA, IA.

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