The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 14, 1965 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, September 14, 1965
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The "FIRST-OF-THE-WEEK" Tabloid . . . Ctoar Pictures — More News — Biggest Circulation gUgona Upper ISesi filtered oi second clan matter at the postoffIce at Alcpna, Iowa. Nov. 1, 1931, under Act of rnncren of March 3, 187ff. ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1965 16 Tabloid Pages VOL. 100 - NO. 68 Cold, Wet Pose Area Crop Danger K _ isKKM ^^ ..... W » m - M : !w New Algona P.O. Dedicated IS Week, 10 Days Behind Now Crops in the area are one to two weeks behind in maturity, due to the consistent rains here in the past two weeks. Nearly an official inch more of rain fell Sunday, bringing the total rainfall in the past 10 days to over four inches for this immediate area. Crops need clear weather and warm temperatures or winds, say farmers of the area. The cold, wet weather we have been having simply delays the maturing of beans and corn, and also brings the dangers of an early freeze before harvesting can be completed. The weather since last Wednesday: DATE HI Sept. 8 68 Sept. 9 81 Sept. 10 60 Sept. 11 72 Sept. 12 60 Sept. 13 56 LO 52 61 45 39 48 R 63 06 .83 Two Charged After Mishap At Whittemore Two drivers were charged with traffic violations following a two- car mishap at the east edge of Whittemore on McGregor road at 1:15 a.m. Sunday. Marsha K. Miller, 18, Algona, was charged with a restricted license and Robert L. Young- wirtb, 22, LuVerne, was charged with failing to signal a turn after the Youngwirth vehicle was struck from the rear by the Miller auto as the former began a left turn. Damage to the Miller auto was estimated at $200, while $50 damage resulted to the Youngwirth machine, patrolman Charles Pin) investigated. A mishap pa Wesley's main street at 12:01 p.m. Thursday was reported to the sheriffs office here, An auto driven by Wesley K, Nelson, 61, Aurelia, backed from the curb and hit a vehicle driven by Joyce Becker, 19, Wesley, There was an estimated $100 damage to each vehicle. Two Divorces Sought Here, District Court Two divorces were filed in district court here this week. Both plaintiffs charge cruel and inhuman treatment. Ruth M. Decker and Harold L, Decker were married Nov. 27, 1950 at Canton, S. D. They have seven minor children and Mrs. Decker seeks their custody, support and property owned by the couple. Florence A. Boever and Manfred M. Boever were married Dec. 23, 1947 at Fairmont and have two children. The plaintiff asks custody of the children, $50 per month child support while they are minors and no alimony in the petition and stipulation of settlement filed. FRENCH AFS STUDENT Jean (John Eberhard, American Field Service scholar from Valence, France, arrived in Lake City August 17th. He will make bis home with the Herbert Doty family on their farm near Lake City and attend the community high school there for this school year, Sixth District Congressman Stanley Greigg, Sioux City Democrat, was the featured speaker at the dedication of the new post office here Saturday afternoon. A large crowd attended the ceremonies. Greigg, shown speaking in the top photo, touched on a variety of subjects, saying "I am selfish about northwest Iowa - I like northwest lowans", before mentioning agriculture, poverty, education and the southeast Asia crisis during his short talk. He then presented an American flag, which had been flown over the capitol building in Washington, D. C., to Postmaster W. W. Sullivan. Flanking Greigg in the top picture are, left to right, Rev. N. M. Coughenour of the Methodist church, who gave the benediction; Mayor Bill Finn, who gave the welcome; Pat Montag. who gave a short history of mail service here; William McDonough, service officer for the area who gave remarks in place of John E. Tapscott, assistant to the regional director who could not be present; and Postmaster Sullivan, who also gave a short talk. A portion of the crowd present, including the Algona high school band, which presented musical numbers and the National Anthem as the new flag was raised by the Legion and VFW color guard, is shown in the bottom photo, while the small inset, center, right, shows Postmaster Sullivan as he talked. Also on the program were Russ Buchanan, master of ceremonies, and Rev, James M. Bruch, who presented the invocation. (UDM Polaroid Photos) Grid Gue$sers The first 20 games, for Saturday, Sept, 18, in the 1965 Grid Guessers Contest, will be found on the center spread pages of today's tabloid, Full details are to be found on the page, There are three CASH awards each Saturday, so pick the winners! Plan Chorus Workshop A workshop for the Farm Bureau chorus has been set for Sept, 23, at 7:30 p. m, in the Bryant school building in Algona, This is a district session, with an extension music specialist to be on hand, Mrs. Boeckholf Services Held At Titonka Funeral services for Mrs. Hiram Boeckholt, 65, were held Monday afternoon, Sept, 13, at the Grace Baptist church in Titonka, with Rev. Wolfe officiating. Burial was in the German twp. cemetery. Pallbearers were Warren and Enko Smith, James and Merlin Van Hove, Martin Harms and Raymond Rippentrop. M rs. Boeckholt evidently passed away at her homo about 2 a. m. Friday. She lived alone, and relatives discovered her body the next morning. Surviving are two sons, Harley and Elvin, both of Titonka, four grandchildren, two brothers and two sisters, Simon and George Ricks, Mrs. Carl Harms, all of Titonka, and Mrs. Edna Harringa of Buffalo Center. Her husband preceded her in death in 1963. Mrs. Boeckholt was a lifelong resident of Titonka. She was born there, Nov. 25, 1899. She was married to Hiram Boeckholt on Feb. 25, 1925, Call Road Meeting A meeting has been called for this evening (Tuesday), Sept, 14, at 7:30 p. m. in the Kossuth court house by representatives of this area in connection with the routing of Interstate 35, between Garner and Mason City. John Mitchell and John Murray, both of Ft. Dodge, will speak, and the public is invited.

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