The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 31, 1965 · Page 1
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 1

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 31, 1965
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The "FIRST-OF-THE-WEEK" Tabloid . . . Clear Pictures - Mor* News — Biggest Circulation Jftlotnes; N ". !??«. ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, AUGUST 31, 1965 20 Tabloid Pages VOL. 100 - NO. 65 How Beef Barbecue Crowd Looked At fair Algona photographer Burton Poundstone took the above picture at the big Kossuth Fair free barbecue recently, and if anyone doubts the size of the crowds which moved through the serving lines, thif photo is the answer. The barbecue, second of its kind here, was made possible by donations of time and money by business firms and individuals from all sections of the county. It cost somewhere between $5,500 and $6,000 to stage this goodwill event, and it also helped make that day the biggest attendance day at the 1965 fair. Anderson Re-Named Chairman Of ASCS Solid Rains, Nippy 49 Install New In Weather Picture Pastor At 3 Injured In Crash West Of Seneca, Friday Three Fenton area residents were injured in a two-car crash two miles west of Seneca on a blacktop road at 1:15 p. m. Friday. Injured were Ralph W. Schneider, 54, right arm bruises; Ello Rahn, 80, head cuts; and Caroline Schneider, 49, chest bruises. All were treated by area doctors and released. The mishap occurred at an intersection when cars driven by Mr, Schneider and Wayne Alderson, 46, also of Fenton, collided, with the Schneider vehicle smashing into the other broadside, Mr. Alderson was charged with failing to stop at a stop sign by Deputy Sheriff Don Wood who investigated. The Schneider auto, which was headed west, was totally demolished and the Aider- son vehicle, headed north, sustained an estimated$800damage. At 3 a. m, Saturday, a car driven by Edward W, Rahe, 24, Bancroft, struck a calf owned by Luke McGuire, Burt, a mile north of Burt on highway 169, Rahe was headed north, came upon three calves, struck one and killed it, Fall weather, and a solid, soaking rainfall, greeted the Algona area Sunday, with the temperature falling to a nippy 49 degrees, Sunday night. At radio station KLGA Sunday's soaking rain of over two hours duration was recorded at .68 of an inch, but rainfall can be pretty spotty, and in Algona itself estimates of the rain were closer to 1 1/2 inches. Monday morning a hard rain was falling in the northern part of Kossuth county, the local Extension office was informed. The week's weather and rainfall as tabulated at KLGA: DATE Aug. 25 Aug. 26 Aug. 27 Aug. 28 Aug. 29 Aug. 30 HI 86 84 84 66 53 R .04 LO .57 58 57 .06 42 51 .68 49 Crop prospects continued to be excellent in the county, with the exception of areas drowned out early in the season, and a few spots where the rains missed. Algona Girl Is Grad At I.S.U. Charlene LaBarre of Algona, was one of 224 students at Iowa State University to graduate last Friday at Ames at completion of the second summer session, She majored in child development and received a Bachelor of Science degree, Titonka Church Rev. David F. Ide was installed as pastor of Immanuel Lutheran church, 5 miles northeast of Titonka, on Sunday, August 29. The Rev. I. B. Sorenson, Administrative Assistant to the President, the Iowa District of The American Lutheran church, preached the sermon and conducted the rite of installation. The Rev. Ide conducted the liturgy. Pastor Ide, a 1965 graduate of Wartburg Seminary, Dubuque, is a native of Iowa, having been born in Fayette County, He attended Wartburg College and is a graduate of St. Olaf College, Northfield, He has also spent one quarter in clinical training at the Anamosa, Iowa institution. Pastor Ide was ordained May 30 at St. John's Lutheran church, Mitchell, Iowa. The Rev. Mr. Ide is married to the former Leone Weckwerth, a graduate of Mankato State College. The Ides are at home in the parsonage adjacent to Immanuel church, New Snack Bar A new snack bar has been opened in the front section of Larry's Recreation, Mr, and Mrs. Larry Knoll will operate the business in conjunction with the Recreation Parlor. The front half of the building has been remodeled Dick Anderson, Ledyard, who has served as county ASCS chairman for some time, was reelected to that post for a three- year term during the annual county convention at the ASCS office here Saturday. All townships in the county were represented, with 83 of the 84 delegates elected Monday, Aug. 23, present for the convention. Don Bollig, Fenton, was elected to a two-year term as vice chairman. He had been a member of the county committee and was elected to the post formerly held by George Wolf, Algona, who was elected to a one-year term as a member of the committee. Marvin Simonsmeier, Swea City, was re-elected to a one- year term as first alternate and George Detmering, Wesley, was elected for the first time to a one-year term as second alternate on the committee, Office manager is Curtis Haahr, The session Saturday lasted from 9 a. m. to noon. The vote for township committeemen Aug. 23 resulted in one of the largest turn-outs of voters in the history of ASCS in Kossuth, with 734 going to the polls during a 10-hour period. The election was held during daytime hours and had been held other years during the evening. Win Beef Winners of 4-H baby beef quarters given away by Algona jayCees at the Kossuth County Fair we*e Jerold E, Hough, Emmetsburg, Clair Blossom and D, J. Bradley, Algona, and Roland Perkins, Britt. Funeral Held At Burt For Ruth Hodgson Ruth E. Hodgson, 67, well- known Burt music teacher and lifelong resident of that community, died Wednesday at St. Ann hospital where she had been a patient for -about 10 days. Funeral services for Miss Hodgson were held at 2 p. m. Saturday in the Presbyterian church at Burt, with Rev. Bruce Calbreath officiating. Burial followed at the Burt Township cemetery and McCullough Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Russell Patterson, Donald Ringsdorf, George Becker, Delmar Angus and Elwyn and Leonard St&zel. Ruth E. Hodgson, daughter of Lorin and Eva Tucker Hodgson, was born at Burt Oct. 11) 1897. She attended school there and following graduation from Coe College in 1920, returned to Burt where she taught music privately. She also had been in charge at the Presbyterian church there for many years. Survivors include nine cousins and an aunt, Mrs, Charles Patton, Sunnyvale, Calif. Miss Hodgson was preceded in death by a sister, Esther, and a brother who died in infancy. Chicken Supper The ladles of Good Hope Methodist church will serve their chicken supper Sept, 8,

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