The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 24, 1965 · Page 1
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The "FiRST-OF-THE-WEEK" Tabloid . . . Clear Pictures — More News — Biggest Circulation (E3ie tipper JWornes Entered as second class matter at the postoffice at Algona, Iowa, Nov. 1, 1932, under Act of Congress of March 3. 1879. ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 1965 16 Tabloid Pages VOL. 100 - NO. 63 Top Fair Beef Price Brings $355.98 Erpelding Girl Beef Sells For to Top Winners, Pig Utter, Market Lambs & Hogs Honors In 4-H Beef Contests TOP PICTURE-Russell Spear of the Plum Creek 4-H club is shown with his championship market pig litter at the Kossuth County Fair. He is holding the first place winner's ribbon with the pride that it deserves. MIDDLE PICTURE - Randy Bierle of the Fenton Progressors 4-H dub and his grand champion market lamb are shown here. The lamb brought 50? a pound at the sale Friday. BOTTOM PICTURE - Gene Hartman of the Fenton Progres- sors 4-H club and his grand championship market hog are shown in this picture. The hog brought 42? at the livestock sale Friday. (Bruce Ritchie Photos for the UDM) 20,511 Gate Admissions Attendance at the Kossuth County Fair for 1965 totaled 20,5U. Thursday, the day of the big free barbecue, accounted for almost half of the attendance. Every day but Thursday saw some rain fall, GATE Tuesday 3224 —- Wed'ndy. 4634 2086 Thursday 9130 2015 Friday 3523 1813 The vast throng for the barbecue was served by 255 volunteer workers • The top price brought by an open class beef shown at the Kossuth County Fair and owned by Janice Erpelding, Bode, was $34 per hundred during the auction Friday. The animal weighed 1,047 pounds and the owner received $355.98 from Kerber Milling Co., of Emmetsburg. It was a Hereford. Reserve champion baby beef, a shorthorn owned by Petrea Thoreson, Swea City, and championship, a shorthorn owned by Dianne Uthof, Fenton, were taken to the livestock show at the State Fair this week. The champion swine, o^vned by Gene Hartman, Lone Rock, was bought by Priebe Angus Farms, Algona for $42 per hundred and the animal weighed 228 while the reserve, owned by Wayne Risius of Buffalo Center, was purchased by Joseph Skow of Wesley. It went for $28 per hundred and weighed 194. Randy Bierle, Fenton, sold his grand champion sheep to the Lone Rock Bank. It weighed 120 and sold for $60. The reserve champion, owned by Philip Meyer, Fenton, brought $36.80 from Kossuth Mutual Insurance Assn. Kossuth Mutual also purchased a pen of three from Robert Bierle, Fenton. Weight and prices were 106, $34.98; 108, $35.64; and 103, $33.99. Total amount realized by 4-H youngsters from sale of livestock had not been figured Monday at press time. 9,130 Count At Big Fair Barbecue Over 9,130 were served at the Kossuth County barbecue, with about 255 men from all over the county serving the large crowd. The meat had been wrapped in foil the night before and started to cook about midnight, in a large pit 5 feet deep, 100 feet long and 4 feet wide. Over 3,000 pounds of meet were served; also 2,500 pounds of beans, about 9,000 packages of potato chips, and approximately 850 dozen buns. About 9,000 Dixie cups were served, and almost 7,000 bottles of milk, 320 gallons of coffee, as well as a large number of cookies. At Home EC School Jane Dannewitz and Carol wis- man of Algona were among 325 teachers of homemaking who attended a Home EC Teachers Conference, last week, at Iowa State University, GRAND CHAMPION 4-H BABY BEEF at the 1965 Kossuth County Fair is shown in the top picture above, with its proud owner, 13 year-old Dianne Uthoff of the Fenton Progressors 4-H club. For the first time in the 4-H baby beef contest, both first and second place went to Shorthorns. Dianne's entry weighed in at 960 Ibs. She also placed seventh in the showmansliip contest. RESERVE CHAMPION in the 4-H baby beef contest was the entry of Petrea Thoreson of Swea City, shown'in the bottom picture with her Shorthorn, which weighed in at 895 Ibs. She took the reserve champion to the State Fair in Des Moines, following the judging here last Wednesday. Petrea is a member of the Swea-Harrison 4-H club. She also took first in the showmanship contest. Marie King Of Algona Passes Mrs, Marie King, 57, resident here since 1953, died at the home of a son, Joe, here early Friday, A solemn requiem high mass was held for her at 10a.m. Monday in St. Cecelia's church, with Father Francis Schuler celebrant, Burial followed at the Catholic cemetery, Emmetsburg, and Hamilton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Marie Schuler, daughter of Thomas and Anna Distel Schuler, was born at Estherville Nov. 28, 1907 and was married to James King at Graettinger in 1930. Mr. King preceded her in death in 1951. She was a member of the C. D. of A. here. Survivors include six children, Joseph, Frank, Donna, John and Donald, Algona, and Catherine (Mrs. Harold Thilges), Ottosen; three brothers, Leo Schuler, Des Moines, George Schuler, Cejjar Rapids, and Fr. Francis Schuler, Los Lunas, New Mex.; and 12 grandchildren. One daughter preceded her in death. Win Butter Honors Among winners at the annual Iowa State Fair educational exhibit for butter and cheese manufactures in Iowa, were several entries from this area. Certificates of merit were awarded to A. M. Schrandt of the Bancroft Creamery, Charles Weir of the Wesley Creamery, and Gene Jackson and Clem Mergen of the West Bend Creamery.

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