The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 17, 1965 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 17, 1965
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The "FIRST-W-THE-WEEK" Tabloid . . . Clear Pictures — More News — Biggest Circulation &lgotra JWotnes Entered as second class matter at the postofftce at Algona, Iowa. Nov. 1. 1932. under Act of Congress of March 3. 1879. ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 1965 16 Tabloid Pages VOL. 100 - NO. 61 Kossuth Fair Opens Today The 1965 edition of the Kossuth County Fair opened this morning (Tuesday) at the fairgrounds in Algona. It will run for four days, Tuesday through Friday, Aug. 17-18-19-20. Verne McClure, fair secretary, said he expects "the finest show in years." There is a record number of livestock entries, Floral Hall exhibits, and commercial displays. A free barbecue, rodeo, and auto races are highlights of the grandstand entertainment program. A complete daily program will be found on an inside page of this issue. Girls Jr. 4-H Winners Junior 4-H demonstration team winners, girls division, were: Front - left to right - Arlene Coady, Burt, Jean Dodds, Algona. Back - left to right - Marilyn Person, Burt, Mary Lou Nitchals, Algona. Boys Jr. 4-H Winners Junior 4-H demonstration winners, boys division, were: Front row, left to right -' Tim Kollasch, Whittemore, Dave Besch, Whittemore, Dick Leigh, Algona, and Dan Banwart, West Bend. Back row, left to right - Ricky Elbert, Whittemore, Jerry Besch, Whittemore, and Mike Banwart, Ottosen. Inset, Ed Kiilsholm, Algona, _ There will be two stock car races this year, sponsored by the Fair Association, They will be open to all racers, with guaranteed purses of $1,000 being offered on both nights, One will be held on opening night and the other on Friday. Following the latter race, a number of old cars are to be smashed up in the "Demolition Derby." Featured at the Wednesday evening grandstand show at 7:30 will be a tractor-pulling contest, sponsored by the Farm Bureau, with Cecil Long as chairman. The second annual Kossuth County Beef Barbecue will be the highlight of Thursday's program. The barbecue will be free, with serving time from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. It is designed to help boost the Kossuth County Fair and to promote Kossuth County as a beef-producing community. The steering committee includes Beryl Priebe, Bill Conn, Frank Moulton and Norm Christian, There are 52 sponsors. A total of 3,500 pounds of beef will be wrapped in aluminum foil the night before the barbecue. Fires will have to be watched during the night in the large pits, and the beef will be started about 6 a, m. the day of the barbecue. Over 10,000 are expected this year. Following the barbecue, Merrit Circle M group from Glidden will present a rodeo in front of the grandstand. A number of championship cowboys from Oklahoma will be here for this event, and horses and Brahamas have been brought from Oklahoma and Texas. Monday, August 16, was entry day, with judging of 4-H projects held at 3 p. m. Record entries in the 4-H baby beef, swine, and sheep divisions were reported. Open class entries in the livestock division are also running far ahead of previous years. Sale of baby beef and other livestock will be held Friday, Aug. 20, starting at 9 a. m. Nearly 1,000 Kossuth County members of 4-H will participate. In addition to the regular judging events, 4-H members will present a "Youth-In-Action" program on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 19. The five implement dealers of Algona are expected to have machinery displays on the grounds, and a number of other Kossuth County firms will have exhibits in Floral Hall, as well as outside. Kossuth County Fair officers are: president, Fred Plumb, Lone Rock; vice president, Claude Seely, Algona; treasurer, L. W. Nitchals, Algona; and secretary, Vern L. McClure, Algona. Directors are: Fred Plumb, Lone Rock; BenAnliker, West Bend; Harold Fisher and Orville Thoreson, Swea City; David Bernhard, Jens Sorensen, Don Nelson and Claude Seely, Algona; and W. D. Ley, Lakota. Fenton Worker Injured FENTON — A Fenton man severely cut his right arm Tuesday while working with a construction crew building a grain dryer at a Superior, Iowa elevator. Ervin Gremmels, 55, is in the Holy Family Hospital at Estherville. His condition is regarded as satisfactory. According to Mrs. Gremmels, her husband was descending on a ladder with a large sheet of tin. -A sudden gust of wind caught the piece of tin and the sharp edge cut into the workman's arm. The metal cut through the tendon, artery and to the bone. Calf Killed An auto driven by Frank Thomann, 58, West Bend, struck and killed a 250-lb, calf owned by Clyde Priebe, Algona, four miles east of the city on highway 18 at 11;55 p. m. Friday. The auto was headed east when the animal jumped out of the south ditch and the driver couldn't avoid the mishap. Damage to the car was estimated at $100. Report of the mishap was turned in at the sheriff's office, LuVerne Navy Flier Copter Crash Victim Earl Hanselman, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hanselman, Sr., of LuVerne was reported missing and believed lost at sea, in the crash of a Navy helicopter about 80 miles off the French Riviera in the Mediterranean Sea, early Saturday morning. Lieut. Hanselman, who had been on active duty in the Navy for four years, was co-pilot of the helicopter, which carried a crew of four. Two of the men were saved and two are missing. The Navy reported to the parents that the helicopter crashed about 5:30 a. m. last Saturday. A search began and continued until that night. Naval personnel from the Fort Dodge recruiting station informed the parents of the details. Earl was a LuVerne high graduate, and attended Iowa State University at Ames for two years. He participated in the Naval R. O. T. C. program, and went on active duty about four years ago, and took his flight training at Pensacola. He would have had a birthday Sept. 26. 2 Feed Mills In Court Action Over Nutritionist Mary Hatten Of Bancroft, 80, Succumbs A damage suit, resulting from an alleged contractual agreement between Welp's Mill and James L. Fries, was filed in district court here this week, with Welp's the plaintiff and Fries and Kerber Milling Co., defendants. The matter, in which the plaintiff seeks $10,000 damages, charges that Fries is attempting to take patrons and customers from the plaintiff. Judge G. W. Stillman issued a court order which will restrain Fries from entering competition with the plaintiff and keep Kerber Milling from interfering with the original contractual relationship. Said contract is alleged to have been signed by Fries and a representative of Welp's Oct. 23, 1961. Fries became sales manager and nutritionist for Welp's and served the latter until, according to the petition, he quit without notice July 31, 1965. The petition charges Fries immediately went to work for Kerber, despite wording in the original contract with Welp's which stated he agreed not to enter a competitive line of business in Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota or Nebraska for a period of one year after leaving Welp's. Kerber is a competitor of Welp's, according to the petition. The plaintiff alleges it has advised Kerber of the terms of the contract and demanded that Fries comply with the contract, to no avail. Welp's also listed seven separate orders and injunctions that are in line with the original contract. Ervin Brass was sentenced to one year in the state penitentiary at Ft, Madison by Judge Stillman after entering a guilty plea to a charge of false check, fourth offense. Appeal bond in the matter was set at $1,000. Two other matters, including a promissory note and divorce, BANCROFT - Funeral services are set for 9:30 a. m. Wednesday morning for Mrs. Mary Hatten, 80. She died Sunday morning at Holy Family hospital at Estherville. Mrs. Hatten had been in the hospital for four weeks. Services will be at St. John's Catholic church, with Rev. Higgins officiating, and burial in the church cemetery. Six grandsons will be pallbearers. Garry Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. Surviving are children, Arnold Hatten of Austin, Minn., Gordon and Mrs. Delores Kaproth, botli of Foley, Minn., and Mrs. Kathleen Stade of Trimont, Minn., and James, Leonard and Adolpli and Everista of Bancroft. Mr, Hatten died in 1954. Four brothers and two sisters also survive, all living in Wisconsin. were filed. The promissory note was originally issued by First National Bank of Elmore to Lawrerfce Greenfield, defendant, and there is now $6,997.50 due. Judge Stillman ordered awritofattach- .ment on the defendant's property at the request of the plaintiff. Christine Bird is seeking a divorce from William Bird, charging the usual cruel and inhuman treatment. Married Jan. 10, 1944 at Newport, Tenn., she asks custody of three children, belongings and support.

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