The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 17, 1965 · Page 4
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 4

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 17, 1965
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School Board Discusses Expansion; Budget Set Algona (la.) Upper DM Moirtei Tuesday, August 17, 1965 At the public budget hearing Wed. evening, the board of education of the Algona community school district reviewed the proposed financial budget for 19G5-6G. After discussion, the budget was adopted as previously published, except for a • reduction of tax levy In the general fund by $7,000 due to additional credit from military service tax and trailer tax. The tax levy, as presented to the county auditor, will total $836,471, which will require an estimated school tax rate next year of about 49 1/2 mills. The 19G4-G5 school tax rate was49.29 mills. These rates include the special 2 1/2 mill levy voted in Sept. 19G3 for funds for a future school building program. The budget includes $767,628 for the general fund and $68,843 for the schoolhouse fund. With the approval of a teaching contract for Mrs. Marianne Chalstrom to teach fourth grade, the teaching staff of 92 members is now complete. The annual financial audit by J. J. Lawson, C. P. A. of Fort Dodge, was presented and accepted. All financial records were examined and found In proper order. The board approved the selection of the architectural firm of Frail Architects and Engineers of Des Moines to aid In planning the next school building expansion project, which will probably Include the addition of a wing to the Bertha Godfrey elementary school, some remodeling of the present high school build- inf for use as a junior high (Grades 7, 8 and 9) and construction of a three-year senior high building at the new 38-acre site already developed for athletic areas. It is understood the architect will not be paid until a bond issue is passed. The board reviewed plans for the annual school election, which will take place on Sept. 13, with polling places in Algona and Whittemore. The terms of Russ Medin and Jack Limbaugh, for three-year terms, elected at- large, expire this year. Nomination petitions are being circulated for both men for reelection. Teachers will report for preschool workshops beginning Aug. 26. School opens Aug. 30. Registration days are Aug. 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Aug. 23, from 1 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 pjn. Payments will be made on textbook fees, purchase of lunch tickets, etc. County Budget Approved Here; Is $2,257,200 About a dozen interested citizens attended the budget hearing of the county board of supervisors Wed. morning at the courthouse. The budget was adopted as published, without objection. Total budget will be $2,257,200, as compared with $1,734,273 last year. Largest item in the budget is for $1,400,000 for the secondary road system. The general fund was increased from $201,805 to $325,000. Conservation will be $50,000. The amount to be raised by taxation is $1,012,200, with other Income estimated to be $83 5,000. Estimated taxes per $1,000 of assessed value is (or cities $19 and rural $8. Millage rate cannot be established until the end of the year, City Budget Of SUW31 Is Okayed The Algona city council, in regular session Wednesday evening, adopted the budget as published. Mayor pro team K. T. Peirce, after announcing that the. time and place for the hearing on the city budget had been published, asked for oral or written objections. None was voiced or on file, and the council then voted to adopt the budget of $1,391,031, an increase over last year of $11,390. This includes $912,000 for municipal utilities, which hopes to make some expansion. Amount to be raised by taxation is $218,290. Amount other than taxes is $875,791. Millage rate will be 31.8, as compared with 30.77 last year, and is well within the legal limit. One mill Increase raises $68,646.58 in Algona. Largest increase was for the recreation fund, with a raise of $16,000 for use mainly in the second phase of development of the old athletic park. The general fund is to be increased by $3,000. The dump project of land fill accounted for an increase of $1,000 for sanitation. Public safety and fire, with the necessity of hiring several more firemen, also increased the budget. A delegation of 4-H members from Kossuth county were present at the council meeting and were introduced at the outset by Mr. Grisholm. These are delegates to the National 4-H convention in Washington, D.C., who are observing functions and operation of government. Previous to the vote on tiie budget, City Attorney Russell Buchanan gave an explanation of taxation and the budget for their benefit. Questions on the increases in the budget were also explained. A class B beer permit was issued to Algona lanes, and Class C. Permits were approved for the East End Grocery, Sjogren's and Ron and Jack's. . R. Jackson, 52, Services Held At LuVerne Edward R. Jackson, 52, Lu- Verne carpenter, died late Wednesday afternoon at the Veteran's Hospital, Des Moines, which he entered earlier in the day. Funeral services were held for 2 p.m. Saturday at LuVerne Methodist Church. The Rev. Roy Biesemeyer officiated and burial was in LuVerne Cemetery Born at Norwood, Mo., Mr. Jackson came to LuVerne in 1946 after serving during World War n. In 1956 he married Marie Hunt at Algona. She survives as do one step-son, Edwin Hunt of LuVerne; three grandchildren; and four sisters, Mrs. Goldie Harper and Mrs. Suzanne Peters, both of Boise, Idaho, Mrs. George Haden of San Francisco, Calif., and Mrs. Roy Frank of LuVerne. 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 off this week at your Co-op Elevator STOP IN DURING THE FAIR! No. 2 Yellow Corn — in 1.06 out 1.10 No. 2 White Oats (new) in .68 out .72 November Beant 2.28 WHITTEMORE COOP. ELEVATOR HOBARTON BRANCH CO-OP and <fc.Golden Sun Feeds For top performance CO-OP gasoline, fuel oil, oils and lubricants Tele. 295-5614 295-7021 CLOSED SATURDAY AFTERNOONS BEGINNING AUG. 21 - EXCEPT DURING HARVEST TIME, Harry Hull, Sr. Condition Same Harry V. Hull, Sr., former Algona resident, but in recent years living at Humboldt, was transferred from a Duluth,Minn. hospital to Lutheran hospital in Fort Dodge, last week. His condition remains the same. Mr. Hull, 72, was seriously injured, July 5, in an auto mishap near International Falls, Minn. $27 Stolen An estimated $27 was stolen from two pop machines here sometime Saturday night, according to Police Chief AlBoekel- man. The thefts occurred at the Acreage Motel and Wagner DX station. Both of the machines sit outside day and night. 90th Birthday An open house honoring William Carney on his 90th birthday is planned for Sunday, Aug. 22, 2 to 4 p. m. at the home, 222 No. Thorington St. Renger Reunion At Bancroft BANCROFT - The Renger reunion was held at the Arthur Reuger home Saturday and Sunday with many out-of-town relatives attending. Included were Joseph Renger who has been in the Air Force stationed in Germany, Mary Lea, Sioux City, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Lickteig (Shirley) and family, Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Koppen (Helen) and family, Wesley, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Renger and family, Bancroft, Thomas Renger and family, RaDonna, Calif., Sister Mary Annett and Sister Mary Harriet, Dubuque, Mrs. William Sandt, Bob Sandt and family, Crystal Lake, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Walter Meyer Erbin and Tony Meyer, Waterloo, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Welp, Ft.Dodge, Mr. and Mrs. William Bensen, Mapleton, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Brink, Osage, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Welp, Bertha Welp, Mrs. Roy McGuire and Msgr. J. H. Schultes, Bancroft. HUGE DISCOUNTS ON NEW 1965 DODGES & CHRYSLERS TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THESE CLOSE-OUT PRICES! FAIR WEEK SPECIALS ON USED CARS '64 DODGE Polara "500" 2 door Hardtop, "383" V-8, Torqueflite, power steering, power brakes, bucket seats, many other extras. 3 year New Car Warranty left. One owner car in bright red. '64 CHEVROLET Impala Station Wagon. 8 cyl., automatic, power tailgate. One-owner and like new. '64 DODGE Custom 880 4 dr. 8 cyl., automatic, pwr. steering. Many extras on this fine deluxe car in turquoise color. '63 RAMBLER Ambassador 990 4 dr. sedan. V-8, automatic, power steering and brakes, reclining seats, whitewalls. One owner with low miles in Burgundy & White. '62 DODGE 4 dr. 8 cyl., automatic, power steering. Very clean. '61 DODGE Seneca 4 dr. 8 cyl., automatic, radio, other extras. Only $895. '60 OLDS Super 88 4 dr. AIR CONDITIONED. Many extras including power steering and brakes. See this one owner car. '60 DODGE Phoenix 2 dr. hardtop. 8 cyl., straight shift. One-owner and is a very sharp hardtop. '60 DODGE Matador 4 dr. sedan. 8 cyl., automatic, power steering. This has had the best of care. '59 FORD Custom 300 4 dr. sedan. 6 cyl., straight shift. A good back-to-school car. Was $495.00. NOW $345. '59 IMPERIAL 4 dr. All the extras. '58 CHRYSLER 4 dr. 8, automatic, power steering, Air Conditioned. '58 PLYMOUTH Station Wagon, 4 dr. 8 cyl., automatic, radio. Very good condition. '57 PONTIAC 4 dr. - 8, automatic. Way above average. TRUCKS '61 INTERNATIONAL tt T. Pickup, 8 cyl., 3 speed. New paint. '57 FORD % T. Pickup. 6 cyl., 4 speed. Be*t of con- aition. PERCIVJU'S DODGE * CHRYSLER . PHILLIPS AWONA

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