The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 19, 1965 · Page 12
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 12

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 19, 1965
Page 12
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Town Officials Hold Quarterly Meeting, Burl Mayor William J. Finn, chairman presided Thursday evening at a meeting of town and city officials of Kossuth county in the Burt town hall. David Smith, Algona city clerk, is secretary- treasurer of the organization. Harold Gartner, mayor of Titonka, presented a report in the recent conference in Des Moines of the League of Iowa Municipalities. David Smith presented a report on the annual conference of Iowa Finance Officers, who held their meetings in conjunction with the League conference. Mr. Smith is a. member of the state board of finance officers. Nine Kossuth cities and towns have joined the county organization, which was established at the suggestion of the League of Iowa Municipalities. The group is hopeful that there will soon be 100 percent participation, with all of the towns and cities in the county becoming members. Officials have an opportunity to exchange views on problems and solutions pertaining to municipal affairs. Representatives from seven towns attended the meeting last week, at which by-laws were adopted. Mayor Finn passed out a suggested order of business for a city or town council, as well as a check-list for councilman, consisting of questions which aid the the councilman in the duties and responsibilities of his office. The business meeting was followed by an open discussion of municipal affairs. The group which meets quarterly, set Jan. 2 as the date for the next meeting, which will again take place in the Burt town hall. Broken Arm In Motorbike Mishap Here An Algonan, Virginia L.Dodds, 23, sustained a broken right arm and bruises when she was flipped off the motorbike she was riding on State street here at 2:01 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12. She was treated by a local doctor and released. She was headed west on the machine at the time, following an auto, which turned into a parking space. The brake slocked on the motorbike, according to the report, and the woman was thrown to the pavement. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $60 by police who investigated. At 10:15 p.m. Thursday, machines driven by Robert M. Arndorfer, 22, and Marvin Bode, 21, both of Algona, collided as the latter turned right, resulting in an estimated $95 damage to the vehicles. Police also investigated this mishap, which occurred on South Phillips street. Bancroft Farms Sold Joe Kemna has purchased 80 acres south of Bancroft from Clarence Vaske, in a land deal recently concluded, and the Kemnas plan to sell their new house in Bancroft and take possession of the farm where they will live next March 1. Mr. Kemna will continue, however, to run the Kemna Motors, which he owns. The Vaskes have purchased the farm they have operated for the past 18 years from the Mrs. Bertha Cummings Estate. A CLASSIFIED AD WILL GET FAST RESULTS 6EHL ROTARY SHREDDERS Gehl now offers you two new rotary shredders for weeds, grass and pasture clipping as well as stalk shredding. These Clean-Cut Shredders are available in a 72-inch model which easily handles two rows of stalks and the giant 144-inch unit that cuts a full four rows. CC-§ The handy 6-ft. Clean-Cut gives you 20% more cutting capacity than the conventional 60-in. shredders. Available in either pull-type or pick-up models, the Gehl is especially useful in controlling the corn borer. CC-lt One of the many features of the 12-ft. Clean-Cut Shredder is the "V" shield attached to the rear bottom side of the hood. With the "V" in place, you get perfect spreading with your shredding. Without it, you leave an even windrow. A heavy-duty hitch enables you to pull a disc behind the shredder. Stop in soon. Ask to see the new Gehl Clean-Cut ... the right move in rotary shredding. Mat* oc Pro* K wtth « Demonstration I GEHL Sales Refresher Course Planned For November A course in sales procedures is being planned for Algona sales personnel, offered without charge by the distributive education Instructor, Charles Ullom, prior to the Christmas season. The salescourse was approved Thursday morning at a meeting of the Retail Bureau of the Chamber of Commerce here. The courses will be held from 9 to 10:20 a. m. on four mornings, Nov. 2 and 4, 9 and 11, and 16 and 18.. at the high school. It is designed for sales people with experience in sell- ins as a refresher course. The Retail Bureau also adopted a night opening schedule for December for local stores, starting Monday Dec. 13. A calendar of nights on which stores will be open will be forthcoming. Santa Claus Day is to be Friday, Nov. 26. Christmas and New Years Days fall on Saturdays, and the stores will close the preceding Friday night in each case at 5 p. m., Dec. 24 and Dec. 31, but will remain open on Thursday nights instead of Fridays, those two weeks. Plan Meeting Mrs. John Dole, president of Kossuth County Democratic Women, has received word from Congressman Stanley Greiggthat he will be in Algona Nov. 4 for a meeting sponsored by the club. Algona (la.) Upper Des Moinet Tuesday, October 19, 1965 Honored On 35th Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Clif Bjustrom were the honored guests on the occasion of their 35th wedding anniversary recentlv at a dinner at the Holiday Inn, Fort Dodge. Attending were Mr. and Mrs. Q. A. Bjustrom, Burt; Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Bjustrom, Lone Rock; Mrs. Roy Bjustrom, Milan Bjustrom, Algona; Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Bjustrom, Stanhope; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Carlson, Stratford and Jerry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clif Bjustrom. Finn Elected Prexy Of NW Mayors Mayor William J. Finn Thursday evening was elected president of the Northwest Iowa Mayors Association during their regular meeting in Storm Lake. Replacing G. H. Sondergaard, mayor of Spencer, Mayor Finn will assume the duties of his office in December. Dinner was served at the Cobblestone Inn in Storm Lake at 6:30 p. m. and this was the final evening meeting of the current year, with meetings during the winter months taking place in the daytime. In addition to hearing the report of the nominating committee, the group elected officers for 1966. Featured speaker was Frank Wish, Safety Consultant Wed 25 Years WHITTEMORE-Mr. ami Mrs. Ernie W. Meyer will observe their 25tli wedding anniversary with open house Sunday, Oct. 24. It will be held at St. Paul's Lutheran school between the hours of 2:30 to 4:30 p. m. All relatives and friends are invited to attend. Son Injured Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Garman, Algona, have received word that their son, Pfc. Philip Garman, was wounded Oct. 5 on a search and destroy mission in Viet Nam. He is recuperating in a hospital 20 miles from Saigon. Pfc. Garman entered the service in March, 1964, and has been in Viet Nam the past three months. No School Classes in Algona's public schools will be dismissed at 2:30 p. m. this Thursday, Oct. 21, and there will be no classes Friday, Oct. 22, so teachers may attend a convention at Des Moines. Classes will be held as usual, beginning the following Monday, Oct. 25. Pancake Day The Salesmen's Bureau of the Algona Chamber of Commerce will hold a Pancake Day at the high school Annex here next Saturday, Oct. 23. Tickets are on sale at Algona business places and proceeds will be used for Christmas street decorations. OFFICE SUPPLIES — Business forms, office furniture, filing equipment and supplies, at The Upper Des Moines Pub. Co., Algona, across from new Municipal parking lot. JOE BRADLEY EQUIPMENT South of Algona Hotel - ALGONA, IA. your electric dryer heals the sun! ^•^ L, ... Day or night, rain or shine, your electric dryer is on the job ... There are no weather worries. .,. Your electric dryer is even safer than sunshine ... with germicidal lamps that sterilize your clothes ... leaves them fresh and pure. Algona Municipal Utilities

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