The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 31, 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 31, 1965
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Algeria (\a.) Upper D«$ Moinei Tuesday, August 31, 1965 Council Passes 3 Ordinances Here Wednesday The Algona city council In regular session Wednesday evening adopted three new ordinances. Ordinance #444 authorized the changing^ of the stop signs at the corners " of Call, and Dodge streets, thus making Call a through street at that Intersection. * Ordinance #445 authorized closing hours for places selling liquor and beer to coincide with those passed by the last legislature, which extended the hours. Ordinance #446 related to the giving or selling beer or liquor to minors. Previously, this was a state offense and money from fines was sent to the state. This ordinance makes this a city offense and enables the authorities to make disposition and keep the fine money In Algona. A Class "B" beer permit was authorized for Leona's Tap. A letter from Herb Hedlund was read, requesting sanitary sewer installation on East McGregor street, where he expects to build a home. After discussion, the council decided the cost would be too great for the city and recommended a septic tank for the property. Other property owners in the area have septic tanks. The council authorized Fire Chief Ralph Elbert to attend the annual Iowa Firemen's Association convention at OsageSept. 10, 11 and 12. It authorized Chief of Police Al Boekelman to attend the annual convention of Police Chiefs In Des Molnes Sept. 15-16, and authorized Boekelman and Assistant Chief Rich Groen to attend the state police shoot in Des Molnes Sept. 26. Ed Bowman appeared before the council to Inquire about a curb and gutter project on the south side of Kennedy street near the new Good Samaritan rest home. The matter was referred to the streets committee. Mayor William Finn discussed his recent trip to Washington, D. C., which was attended by almost 80 from northwest Iowa. Conferences were arranged by Stanley Grelgg, sixth District Congressman. Mayor Finn had lunch with Senators Bourke Hickenlooper and Jack Miller in the new Senate Building. Mrs. Finn and Jim, as well as Mayor Finn, attended a joint session at which Vice-president Hubert Humphrey spoke, as president of the Senate. The Finns spent a day at Gettysburg on the way to D. C. and toured points of Interest on their return trip. Clopton Leases Modern Cleaners To C. A. Willey Announcement was made this week by Del Clopton that he had leased the Modern Dry Cleaners & Tailors, effective Sept. 1, to C. A. (Kink) Willey, longtime employee of Modern. Mr. Clopton will continue to handle alterations and tailoring, with the plant management under Mr. Willey, with hours and delivery service remaining the same. A detailed announcement will be found elsewhere. Estate Asks $7,801 Damages Stanley Opheim, as administrator of the estate of his father, Severin B. Opheim, Whittemore, has filed a damage suit asking a judgment for $7,801 as the result of a fatal auto mishap in September of 1963, In which the father was killed. The suit was filed in Palo Alto district court last week, naming EverettDennis of Des Moines as defendant. The accident happened near Emmetsburg. The elder Opheim was a passenger in a car driven by Eunice Traub, involved in a collision with the Dennis vehicle. Mr and Mrs. Adams operated Olga and Al's restaurant (formerly Frank and Em's) here before moving to Eagle Grove. Funeral services were held at Waterloo, with the Sandvig Funeral Home, Eagle Grove in charge of arrangements. Survivors include his wife, Olga, and step-daughter, Mrs. Fairbanks, here. • II (II rairuaiiKS, nere. Albert Adams Local Firemen Dies Of Burns ! ostSch . 00 !: From Blast Albert Adams, 64, well-known here and a resident of Eagle Grove for the past year, succumbed at 6:30 a.m. Friday at Mercy hospital, Fort Dodge, to severe burns he received In an explosion a day earlier. The explosion occured at 6:30 a.m. Thursday in the building formerly occupied by Olga's Drlve-In on highway 60 In north Eagle Grove. Cause of the blast is not known, but the entire south side of the building was blown out. Astate fire marshal was slated to Investigate the scene of the tragedy in an attempt to determine its cause. Eagle Grove firemen rushed to the scene of the blast soon after it happened. The drive-in , owned by Mr. and Mrs. Adams, had not been in operation recently and Mrs. Adams had been employed here at the Colony Inn, which is operated by her daughter, Mrs. Luther Fairbanks, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Adams also had a trailer house located next to the drive-in. Mr. Adams also operated the A & 0 Distributing Co., a restaurant supply firm, and had been a salesman for many years. He was rushed to the Ft. Dodge hospital immediately after the blast and was in critical and serious condition by mid-Thursday before succumbing 24 hours after the explosion occurred. Announcing Effective Wednesday morning, Sept. 1, I have leased the MODERN DRY CLEANERS & TAILORS to longtime employee C. A. (Kink) Willey. After 30 years in the tailoring business in Algona, and 25 years in the Modern Dry Cleaners and Tailors, I feel the time has come to turn the management over to other experienced hands. On behalf of myself and my wife, Ann, we express our sincerest thanks for your fine patronage through the years, and know that you will enjoy the same quality in work and service from Mr. Willey that we have endeavored to provide. He has had 24 years of experience locally in dry cleaning and your continued patropage will be most appreciated by all of us. f he same general hours and .the same delivery service as in the past will be provided under the new management. DEL CLOPTON WILL STILL BE ON HAND TO DO ALTERATIONS AND TAILORING WORK, HOWEVER Again, Thank You All! ANN and DEL CLOPTON ODERN DRY CLEANERS & TAILORS 111 SO. HARLAN ALGONA Demonstrations The Algona fire department last evening (Mon.) held the third of its schools for firemen of the county at the fire station. The meeting started at 7:30 p.m. with Gary Mills of Iowa State University in charge. About 57 members of fire departments throughout the county were present to see a film and an actual demonstration on liquid inflammables. There has been an increase in attendance at these meetings and demonstrations. ' Ralph Elbert, fire chief, announced that soon after Labor Day Algona will be host to fire departments of the county at an- other'demonstration. This will take place at the city dump and the public is inVltea; •; A demonstration on how to dispose of inflammable materials will be presented. There will also be a demonstration of a gas explosion. $170 Damage In Two Mishaps Algona policemen investigated a pair of minor mishaps here during the week. Total damage to three vehicles was $170 and there were no charges filed. The first accurred at 12:58 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Phillips and Kennedy streets and drivers of the autos were Howard A. Forsberg, 41, and John Zeller, 76, both of Algona. Both were headed north and the mishap occurred as the latter started to turn. Damage to the Forsberg auto was estimated at $75, while $20 damage resulted to the Zeller auto.. At 1:17 p.m. Thursday, a car driven by Elmer Jasperson, 68, and a pickup driven by William G. Tripp, 18, both of Algona, collided as the vehicles backed out from parking spaces on Nebraska street. MATCH YOUR PICKER-SHELLER with DRY-O-MATION Picker-shellers and combines often harvest faster than you can dry with out-dated systems. Don't risk costly delays and spoilage - get Dry-O-Mation. STORMOR j Dry-O-Mation gives you capacities up to 5,000 bu. per day. Let us show you how STORMOR Dry-O-Mation combines highest quality steel bins, perforated steel drying floors, fans and automatic heat units into a grain conditioning and storage unit second to none. SEE DRY-O-MATION AT: STOCKDALE'S of Iowa Falls; la. Local Representative Kyi* Keith Phone 295-3801 Algona, Iowa Donald 6. Budlong Box 150, Tltonka PHONE 5*5277 PRIVATE SALE To settle the Menno J. Risiui estate, a choice half section near Buffalo Center, Iowa, described as: The East Half (EVi) of Section Thirteen (13), Township Ninety Eight North (98N) Range Twenty-seven West (27W) of the 5th P. M., Kossuth County, Iowa. containing 320 acres more or less is being sold at private sale to the highest bidder, immediately. Possession to be given March 1st, 1966. Sale is subject to final approval of the Court. Interested buyers shall make a written offer to purchase, with 10 per cent down payment, which can be made known to other potential purchasers, except as to the name of the offerer. Referee's Deed will be given upon buyer's approval of Abstract showing merchantable title, Anyone interested should contact Jerry M. Uwis, Referee of Algona, Iowa, or R. C. Brown, Attorney at law, Forest City, fowa or lldon J. Winkel of Winkel « Winkel, Attorney* at Law, Algona, Iowa. (62.63-64-65)

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