The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 26, 1965 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 26, 1965
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Read if for more NEWS - See It for better PICTURES - Use it for more BUSINESS Slgona at second claw matter at the postoffice at Al*nna Iowa. Nov. i. 1932. under Act of Con«reis ofMirch 3. 1879.' ffimntx ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 1965 14 PAGES VOL. 100 - NO. A4 BY RUSS WALLER * * * Mr, and Mrs. DuWayne Klein of Algona are anticipating a trip to the New York World's Fair, won by DuWayne in a contest sponsored by Allied Mills. There were 20 such trips offered In the contest, tied In with sales promotion of the company. * * * Sweet corn raisers are reporting the-inroads of raccoons on their corn. It seems the coons have a built-in radar that enables them to know exactly 24 hours before the corn raiser plans to pick It, and make their own forays Just in time to spoil the whole crop. We passed 400 laws at the last session of the legislature; maybe It should have been 401 with the last one extending the open season on coons. * * * This is the time of year when the sports follower Is torn between a desire to watch baseball and football at the same time on TV - maybe the "two TVs In every home" will come to be commonplace yet. * * * One local insurance agent said he had much to be thankful for, including the fact that he was not handling any insurance claims from the Watts area of Los Angeles. * * * The father of the bride remarked that he now knew exactly his duties: Remain silent, stay sober, and keep solvent 1 * * * Michigan, because classes started last Monday, was also allowed to begin football practice a week ahead of other Big Ten schools. How come ? * * * MAIL BAG: "Perhaps the reason neither Sweden or the Swiss have been in any of the World Wars is due to the fact that they have no Democrats In their countries." - unsigned. We wish It were that simple 1 The note, however, indicates a state of prejudiced mind of rather small calibre .... the first Americans in uniform went to Viet Nam in 1954, as advisors only. As the situation has changed, the numbers and their activities have Increased, none of which any of us particularly like. But what do you suggest as an alternative ? The President might welcome advice. * * * The Algona Community School district has now hired an architect to draw up plans for a school expansion program .... without any pros or oons on school expansion, its merits or demerits, isn't it customary to first ask the people to vote on the matter of a bond issue to finance the proposed expansion ? * * * Sometimes a cold in the head causes less suffering than an idea, * * * One of our local residents who travels southern Minnesota reports that in calling on banks In a given area he found the bankers were "in convention" Monday and Tuesday, in Minneapolis . ... he found a group of elevator men doing the same thing ,,,, wonder if any of them chanced to conveniently take in the Yankee-Twins baseball games? * * * Then there was the small lad who told his mother he wanted a nickel to give to the old man who was crying outside ... the mother gave him the nickel and then went to the window to see the old man ... he was crying, all right, crying "saltedpeanuts, five cents a bag," * * * Famous Last Line" Flattery is the art of describing others as they gee themselves. Pick '65-66 ASCS Geo. Hanselman, 734 In Kossuth Cast LuVerne, Wins Ballots In 28 Townships AMES, lOWA—George Hanselman, 20, above, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hanselman of Lu- Verne, has been awarded a Rice Estate Advanced Curriculum Scholarship in the amount of $400 at Iowa State University where he is a Junior in farm operations. The award Is made to students who are taking more advanced curriculum than is normally offered to undergraduate students. George is a Junior student in < Farm Operation. His campus residence is Farm House fraternity where he holds the position of Social Chairman. In addition , he is a member of many organizations. $531 Acre For Kossuth Farm Land Auction of 360 acres of land belonging to the Henry Harms, Sr. estate, Tuesday brought outstanding results in the way of prices, according to Auctioneer Dale Yungeberg who handled the sale. One 40 acre parcel of land was sold to Earl Banwart, West Bend, for $531 per acre, a quarter-section, 160 acres, went to Larry Bonnstetter, West Bend, for $503 per acre and the other quarter-section was sold to Roger Fehr for $430 per acre. The prices paid for the land, which in each case adjoins land already owned by the new buyers, were among the highest ever reported in this area. The sale was advertised in the Algona Upper Des Moines. Registering one of the largest turnouts of voters in history, Kossuth county farmers elected ASCS committeemen Monday. A total of 734 voters went to the polls in 28 townships as the polls were open from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. In the past, elections have been held at night, and the day-long election brought almost 300 more to polling places than last year. Community committeemen, including the chairman, vice chairman and one member, will meet at the ASCS office here, beginning at 9 a.m. this Saturday to elect county officers during the annual county convention. The top five townships in vote totals were Wesley, 49; Prairie, 39; Seneca, 36; and Buffalo and Garfleld, 35 each. Here is a complete list of men elected Monday, by township, with chairman, vice chairman, member and first and second alternates listed in that order: Buffalo - Arthur Rode, Edward Brandt, Henry Radmaker, William Mayland and Roy Walrod; Burt - Merlin Madsen, Dennis Lynch, Robert Angus, Dean Culbertson and Mllo Johnson; Cresco - Dean Jergenson, Robert Buscher, Howard Long, George Wildin and Eugene Rochleau; Eagfe - Walter Hans, James Koons, James Rock, Arnold Duer and Virgil Tokheim. Fenton - Robert Schmidt, Harold Wehrspan, John Munch, Ed Meyer and Art Zumach; Gar- Held - B. J. Anliker, Clinton "Stetzel, Clair L.'Reding, Carroll Olson and Ray Frieden; German- Evert Sleper, LeRoy Phelps, Albert E. Sleper, William Rode and Dick Harringa; Grant - Warren Thompson, John Richardson, Morris Quam, James Hacker and • Sidne.y Payne. 'Greenwood - Marvin Vaske, Walter Renger, Joseph F. Fangman, Erwln Heldorfer and Ed Goche; Harrison - Marvin Si- monsmeier, Earl Kvamsdale, Elmer KoUasch, Walter Peterson and Marcus Langerman; Hebron Edwin Naumann, Harm Davids, Swen Larson, Alfred Mayland and David Halverson; Irvington Robert Mayer, Edward Arend, F. H. Froehlich, Joe Dlvis and Don Warmbler. Ledyard - Arlowe Blome, Ted Thilges, Joseph Berschman, William Bauman and Ronald Heetland; Lincoln - Carl Boehm, Menno Limberg, Louis Wlngert, Harold Kettwick and LuVerne Risius; Lotts Creek - Orvllle Muller, William A. Hannover, Wilmer Wlchtendahl, Dick Kuecker and Duane Arend; LuVerne Edwin Marty, Raymond Legler, Donald Fett, Owen Curry and John Voss, Jr. Plum Creek -CecilLong,Ron- ald Gardner, Harold Bode, Evert Broesder and William Paetz; Portland - William Christensen, Rollo E. Moore, Ralph W. Carlson, Harold Harms and Arthur Bartlett; Prairie -DanE.Froeh- llch, James A. Rosenmeyer, Dennis Cink, Donovan Studer and Vernon Plathe; Ramsey - James Johnson, Ed Vaske, Leander Vaske, Vincent Becker and Gordon Bollig. Riverdale - Hubert O'Brien, John Capeslus, Bernard Thilges, William McGulre and Jerome WeydertjSeneca-Victor Strueck- er, Herbert Krause, Lyle England, Ervln Votteler and Paul Hassel; Sherman - Harry Naffziger, Carl E. Swanson, Wayne Warmbler, Robert Bormann and John Blumer; Springfield - Elmer Anderson, Carlyle Engelby, Lowell Underbakke, Orville Brandt and Jeremiah Sullivan. Swea - Lawrence Hansen, Marlin Hardt, Floyd Brekke, Wayne Thompson and Bernard Verbrugge; Union - James LindhorsL Joe King, Don Rlebhoff, James Dodds and Don Strayer; Wesley- George Detmering, Andrew Reising, William Goetz, Robert Boleneus and Luke Youngwirth; and Whittemore; Whittemore - Albert Kramer, Charles Origer, Dennis Weber, Ervin Gerber and L. G. Fuchsen. Anti-Poverty Unit Prepares To Ask Funds The Community Action Program for The Economic Opportunity Act met August 23. Mem- . bers were present from Pocahontas, Palo Alto, Emmet and Kossuth counties. The name of Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc. was selected. The name was chosen because the Des Moines river flows through all the counties. The office for the incorporation will be located in Emmetsburg and office space has been offered. By-laws were discussed and work was started on the application for a research grant. The grant is to provide funds to survey the area and determine the degree of need. Programs will be recommended on the basis of the survey to alleviate the needs of the area. Buena Vista Grads Daniel J. Engesser of Algona was among 53 students receiving degrees at the end of the summer session at Buena Vista college, this week. Geraldine Stripling of LuVerne was another^ Waller Wood 15JHM6J^Hdren Home For Reunion Passes Here; Funeral Walter A. Wood, 81, Algona retired farmer and resident of Kossuth county for 36 years, died at Ms home here Monday afternoon. Funeral services for Mr. Wood were held at 10 a. m. today (Thursday) In St. Cecelia's Catholic church, with Fr. James Bruch officiating. Burial followed at Clinton cemetery at Rolfe and Hamilton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Robert Welter, Calvin and Gary Wood, William Erion, Earl Martin and Junior Lelst. Walter A. Wood, son of Uriah and Sarah David Wood, was born at Larned, Kansas, Jan. 25,1884. He was married to Lillle Moore at Oswego, Kansas, May 27,1908 and they came to Iowa In 1910, then to Kossuth In 1929, farming in this area prior to retirement. He is survived by his wife; 15 children, Elizabeth (Mrs. John Von Bank), Elsie (Mrs. Maurice Eischen), Bonnie (Mrs. James Esser) and Elton Wood, Algona; Betty (Mrs. Harold Von Bank), West Bend; Robert Wood, Burt; Walter Wood, Bodo; Mary Ann Mrs. Duane Reynolds, Moulton; Opal (Mrs. Pete Welter) and Dorothy (Mrs. Wilbur Martin), Nashua; Kathryn Leist, Fort Dodge; Glenn Wood, Palisade, Minn.; Kenneth Wood, Milaca, Minn.; Condol Wood, Nassau, Minn.; and Leonard . Wood, Morris, Minn.; 53 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; a brother, David, Coffeeville, Kans.; and two sisters, Cora Stultz, Casey, and Jane Rettig, Walnut Creek, Cal. Spurt In Sale Of Wedding Licenses Here The wedding license business was good this week at the office of County Clerk Alma Pearson here. A total of nine were issued Aug. 18 - Michael C. Stewart and Linda A. Weber; George Kuntz and Myra L. Elbert; and Galen E. Stacy and Rebecca Becker. Aug. 19 - Kenneth Durant and Joyce Rutledge; and Donald V. Rochleau and Marilyn Ostwald. Aug. 20 - Lloyd Hill and Geneva Barber, Aug. 21 - William L. Orange and Charlotte M. Wichtendahl; Duane A. Nielsen and Sarah E. Brandt; and Timothy L, Long and Janice L. Leek. Rites, Gustav Berninghaus, 79, On Wednesday Funeral services for Gustave Berninghaus, 79, West Bend, were held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Peace Lutheran church with Rev. W. C. Ostermeier officiating. Burial was in the West Bend cemetery. Mr. Berninghaus, died Sunday evening at Palo Alto Memorial Hospital, Emmetsburg, following a long Illness. He was a lifelong West Bend resident, and farmed until 1959 when he retired and moved Into West Bend. In 1915 he married Alvina Ostwald at Whittemore. Besides his wife, he Is survived by four children, Mrs. Esther Klien of Rodman, Mrs. Paulllna Elbert of Fairfax, Minn., Mrs. Alvina Walker of Algona and Gustave W. Berninghaus oi West Bend; 12 grandchildren, three great grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. William Wagenbreth of St. Louis Mo., and one brother R. B. Berninghaus of West Bend. Sued For Accident Donald Warmbler, LuVerne, was named as defendant In a damage suit asking $30,457.10 filed in Polk county district court in Des Moines. The suit Is the aftermath of a collision Aug. 23, 1963, botween a station wagon driven by George Tlchy, Here are Mr. and Mrs. Don McCarthy and 15 of their 16 children, all home at the McCarthy acreage, Just southeast of Algona last Sunday for the first time In eight years. It also brought together four jjenerations of the family. Pictured above, front, are Luke, Patrick, Philip, Timothy, Paula, Denise, Alvin and Eileen; middle row - Brother John, Mr. and Mrs. McCarthy, Sister Mary Donald; rear row - Eugene Jerry, David and Leo. (UDM Staff Photo) FOUR GENERATIONS - Mr. and Mrs. Don McCarthy were hosts, Sunday, at their home near Algona, to their own family group which Included four generations, shown above. Catherine, Mrs. Jim Helnen, whose husband is in the Navy In Honolulu, was the only child out of 16 unable to be present and understandably so. In the above picture, seated, are Mrs. Don McCarthy, Don, Mrs. Albert McCarthy and her husband of Bancroft, parents of Don. In the rear row Is Don's son, Leo, of Dubuque, and SrtnllraSonf *" "^ ** •"• ^ott, 17 monthi the One of the boys home was Luke, 19, just returned from nine monUis gaining in the Peace Corps at Tuskogee, Alabama. He has been assigned to the Appalachia area on rural community development projects. (UDM Staff Photo). Fair Snapshots; Baby Beef Sale Nets $89/09 The children, especially the small ones, had their usual good tim« during the Kossuth County Fair, which closed here last Friday night after a successful run, despite too much rain, Total attendance at the main gate during the 4-day Fair was listed at 20,511, with 6,000 also attending shows of varied types in front of the grandstand. Also included were 9,130 persons who were served during the big second annual free barbecue Thursday evening - undoubtedly one of the biggest nights in the Fair's history. While judging was going on and awards being presented elsewhere, the persons shown in the four photos above found other things to interest them. First off, the daring roller coaster riders at the left, who ran off before the camerman could get their names, had just been thrilled after a series of ups and downs - ana probably headed for other rides nearby. The second photo from the left was snapped from atop the big ferris wheel as the crowd of youngsters present for Kids Day Tuesday afternoon began to thin out somewhat on the grounds below. The midway offered plenty of rides as usual - and kids weren't the only ones seen as passengers. The third photo from the left was snapped as a contigent from West Bend took time out under a big tree for a picnic dinner. They are Mrs. Zaugg, Mrs. Schneider, Sandi Banwart, Connie Gress and Mrs. Albert Banwart - and the men were stretched out behind them for a quick snooze. Christy, 6, and Denise Frideres, 5, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Dick Frideres, Algona, had just outrun the last of the Indians and made a safe landing from the merry-go-round when the final photo was taken. All in all, everything considered, the Fair was a success. Figures released Tuesday on the 4-H and FFA livestock sale at the Fair proved that all livestock offered for auction brought a total of $89,709.29 when the animals went on the block. Included in the total, one of the highest in history here, was $78,561.82 from the sale of beef, $9,562.54 from hogs, and $1,584.93 from sheep. There were 320 beef, 166 hogs and 58 sheep sold, with the average price per hundred weight running $33.42 for sheep, $26.98 for hogs and $25.97 for beef. (UDM Polaroid Photos by Tom Waller) Six Kossuth _^ s , Residents Get College Degrees Six Kossuth county students at Mankato State College received degrees, Friday, Aug. 20, in graduation exercises held it Mankato, Minn. Graduating were Catherine Durlck Hansen, Algoan, elementary education M.S., Margaret Kramer, Bancroft, M.S. physical education; Milton Salisbury, Burt, M.S. in English; Rosalie Ellen Bonavia, Wesley, B.S. in elementary education; Robert F. Doocy, Swea City, B.A. In business administration; Bruce L. Keil, Lakota, B.A. in history.' Terms Of Two Burt School Directors Up The terms of two Burt school board directors, Kenneth Sarchet and Dr. M. I. Lichter, expire Sept. 13, 1965. Dr. Lichter has represented district 3 and Mr. Sarchet has represented district 4. Nomination papers for the above may be obtained from Mrs. 0. H. Graham, secretary of the board of education, Burt.

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