The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 26, 1965 · Page 15
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 15

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 26, 1965
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Alaono (la.) Upp.r DM Molnet- TuMday, Odob«r 26, 1965 Universal Mfg. Reelects Chas. Osborn Funeral Held Officers, Ups Dividends », B ro i. A» »V,« nnn.inl m«»tl n » «< _t«_l. An/4as1 Tlltir 11 t OCR llrnfn *1 CO B^» I •^^•••wl W«B At the annual meeting of stockholders of Universal Mfg. of Algona, held Tuesday, Oct. 19, in Des Moines, Earl Lierley of Algona was re-elected as director and executive vice president of the corporation, and I. G. (Pudge) Miller was re-elected as asst. secretary. The board of directors also declared a quarterly dividend of 25 cents a share, payable Nov. 15 to stockholders of record of Nov. 1. The dividend in the previous quarter was 20 cents a share. Earnings for the year ended July 31, 1965, were $1.62 a share. All other officers and directors of the company were also re-elected. Universal is an authorized motor and parts rebuilder and reconditioner of the Ford Motor Co. and serves a territory that includes all of Iowa, a large part of Nebraska, a portion of South Dakota, and the northwestern sector of Illinois. Warehouses are maintained in Des Moines, Omaha and Peoria, with all manufacturing and rebuilding done in Algona. OMVI Charged After]-Car Mishap Here An Algona man, John L. Elbert, 39, was charged with OMVI following a mishap here at 12:45 a. m. Sunday in which three autos were damaged. Mr. Elbert was headed east on State street at the time of the mishap. His auto allegedly struck parked cars owned by Mrs.Irene Hum and Allied Sales Co., both of Algona, then ran into a light pole. Damage to the Elbert machine was estimated at $900, with $400 damage to the Hum vehicle, $40 to the Allied car and $100 damage to the light pole owned by the city. City police investigated and filed the charge. A minor mishap on State street here at 10:50 a. m. Friday resulted in an estimated $55 damage to autos driven by Margaret A. Utt, 1G, Algona, and Harley J. Work, 71, Swea City. The latter was backing out and Miss Utt was headed west at the time of the wreck. Police investigated. An auto driven by Joyce E. Nielson, 27, LuVerne, sustained $125 damage when a Black Angus bull jumped out of a ditch and was struck by the Nielson vehicle at 7:30 p. m. Friday. The bull was killed. It was owned by Burton Cran of Rutland. The mishap occurred three miles north and 1 1/2 miles west of LuVerne on a county gravel road. Deputy Sheriff Larry Hudson investigated. Algerian Fined $300 Following OMVI Charge Myrwin L. Dimond entered a plea of guilty to a charge of OMVI in district court here this week and was fined $300 and costs by Judge Richard C, Cooper, Mr. Dimond was arrestedhere Oct. 16 and charged in Mayor Bill Finn's court. He was then bound over for district court action. One new case was filed. Surgical Associates, plaintiff, seek $245 from John P. Kissner, defendant, for settlement of an account. Irvington Ideals Irvington Ideals met Oct. 17 at the St. Benedict school hall. Round table discussions were led by leaders Mrs, Arend and Mrs. Harig. New members for the club were discussed. Three visitors are considering becoming members, Sack lunches were shared by visitors and members. LuVerne Junior Class Play On October 29 "The Skeleton Walks," a three act mystery-comedy, will be presented by the Junior class of LuVerne high school, in the gym Oct. 29, 1965, at 8 p. m. The plot is laid in a lonely old house situated on a small island connected to the mainland by only one bridge. To this deserted place comes Elaine Blair, her lawyer-fiance, and her mother to look over the property which Elaine has inherited at her uncle's death. To their surprise they find the house in the possession of a suave and mysterious physician, Dr. Fersig. The old house is worthless, but both Elaine and Dr. Fersig know that a large sum of money is secreted somewhere on the premises. Because the bridge to the mainland was mysteriously dynamited they are compelled to spend the night in the old house. Strange, ethereal noises are heard. _ A skeleton walks through the dim shadows of the house. Elaine suddenly disappears and Bill, her fiance, makes a strange discovery. At the end comes the big surprise - something the audience will never anticipate. Characters and crews consist of the following members of the Class of 1967: Delores Eggleston, Richard Hersbergen, Dennis Marty, Rita Patterson, Cindi Rugg, Bart Selby.DarylTrauger, Zelda Witzel, Gretchen Zentner, Peg Burtiss, Dennis Awe, Rex Bristow, Mary Delaney, Gary Fett, Dennis Hanselman, Roger Hansen, Luana Leek, Kris Merriam, Dale Schipull, Gerald Sill, Thos. Steil, Paul Trauger. Halloween Party Oct. 27 Planned By Local C.D.A. The Catholic Daughters of America, Court 283, is holding a masquerade Halloween party for all members and members of neighboring courts, Oct. 27, at 8 p. m. in St. Cecelia's Academy. Colette Schneider and Gladys Thill are in charge with Dolores Bode, Barbara Buscher, Anna Courtney, Alice Cole, Marie Ewen, Vienna Frideres, Nina Gisch, Lorraine Higley, Carol Kain, Agnes Kisch, Alice Ladendorff, Helen Lickteig, Marion McCarthy, Betty Miller, Charlotte Nash, Shirley Nichols, Arliss Rich, Katharine Sheppard, Ruth Sigsbee, Mary Schmitt, Polly Stevens, Agnes Thilges, Theresa Thilges, Nellie Van Allen and Julie Wlnkel assisting. Funeral services for Charles W. Osborn of Algona, who died suddenly Wednesday, were held at 2 p. m. Saturday at the First Baptist church in Bancroft. Rev. A. W. Nelson officiated and burial was at the Hurt Twp. cemetery. Garry Funeral Home of Bancroft was in charge. Mr. Osborn, 67, succumbed of a heart attack while working Wednesday in a field at the Orville Gardner farm. He was born April 9, 1898 in Fenton, attended schools there and was married to Esther Madison June 10, 1922 at Lone Rock. The couple farmed in the Fenton area and retired to Algona about two years ago. Surviving in addition to his wife are the children, Mrs. Robert Peterson of Mason City and James Osborn of Minneapolis; three brothers and two sisters, Neil of Charles City, Lyle of Council Bluffs, Marion of Algona, Mrs. Lawrence Saxton and Mrs. Wilbert Richmond, both of Armstrong. There are four grandchildren. Education Ass'n. Of County Hears Development Chm. The first general meeting of the Kossuth County Education Association was held at the Algona high school Annex on Oct. 20 at 6:30 p. m. President Edgar Meyer, industrial arts teacher from Algona presided. Entertainment was provided by a chorus of Algona teachers and featuring a duet by Steve George and Corrine Shimmel, music teachers from Algona. Guest speaker was John J. Murray, attorney from Fort Dodge and at present serving as chairman of the Iowa Development Commission. Mr. Murray is the former county attorney from Webster City and a former state representative from Webster. Murray spoke about the commissions attempts to sell Iowa to the nation's leading industrialists. He spoke in detail about some of the successes and wealth of the state. He described the recent trip the commission took to Europe accompanied by Governor Hughes and about their plans to make additional trips, including one to the Orient in February. Minor Crash The police department here investigated a two-car collision Thursday at 5:20 p. m. at the intersection of McGregor and Harlan streets. Steven L. Claude, 15, Algona, driving a 1965 Chevrolet east on McGregor, collided with a car driven by Charles R. LaBarre, 70, Algona, driving a 1961 Chevrolet south on Harlan and turning east onto McGregor. There was an estimated $200 damage to the Claude car and $5 to the LaBarre car. Mr. LaBarre was charged with failing to enter safely. At Legal Conclave Attorneys R. G, Buchanan and H. F. Fristedt were among more than 500 lawyers who attended a legal institute at Iowa City last weekend. A CLASSIFIED AD WILL GET FAST RESULTS Lions Halloween Party On Tap Here Saturday The annual Halloween party, sponsored by the Algona Lions club, will be held Saturday, Oct. 30, beginning at 7 p. m. with a parade, led by the Garrlgan high school band. The parade will begin at the Home Federal corner and end at the Athletic Park on East State street where judging of costumes and awarding of prizes will be held. Prize categories this year will include clowns, witches, Indians, ghosts, hoboes, spacemen and miscellaneous - so just about anything goes, as usual. Games and refreshments will follow the Judging, according to Ron Taylor and Mark Seeley, co-chairmen. Frank Saiter Is chairman of the window decorating commitee, a project held in connection with the party. Poster display for children, grades 1 through 5, and a window painting contest, grades 6 through 12, will be featured. Poster displays may include drawings or handiwork done by children in school. St. Cecelia's students, grades 1, 2 and 3, will display their work at Bjustrom's and grades 4 and 5 at Penny's. Public school students, grades 1, 2 and 3, will display at the Chrischilles store and grades 4 and 5 at Sheakleys. Windo painting competition is open to students from St. Cecelia's, Garrlgan and the public high school. Anyone interested must register at the Chamber of Commerce office beginning tomorrow (Oct. 27), and complete details are available at the schools. The party, etc. are financed each year through a door -to- door sale of light bulbs by the Lions here. Elect Officers The meeting of the Union Alethean 4-H club was held at the home of Patty and Kathy Hansen. Each girl is to bring a notebook to every meeting. Election of officers was held. President is Linda Dodds; vice- president, Connie Molacek; secretary, Linda Nitchals; treasurer, Susan Dodds; historian, Bonita Kiilsholm; photographer, Kathy Hansen; reporters, Mary Lou Nitchals and Jean Ann Dodds; recreation chairman, Patty Hansen; librarian, Holly Haas; and parliamentarian, Georgia Leigh. The club project is to buy a camera. Linda Dodds is going to run for county office. Committee for program for senior girls welcome home party are Linda Nitchals,, Mary Lou Nitchals, Connie Molacek, Jean Ann Dodds and Holly Haas. Patty Hansen gave a talk. REAL ESTATE FOR SALE JUST LISTED - 8.5 ACRES (Formerly Eggert property) So. of Algona; has nice BUILDING SITE; Owner will sell on Contract or Cash - Price $4,000. ——- SEE — HERBST REAL ESTATE JOEL M. HERBST & TED S. HERBST ATTENTION FARMERS GET YOUR FALL PLOW DOWN FERTILIZER NOW! Spreaders available for your use or we will spread it for you. MARKETS Market prices paid on Saturday M ^^A MMhflMt ^i^ CH your v GRAIN Now Corn _________________ in .9i No. 2 Yellow old Corn ------- in 1.04 No. 2 White Oat* __________ in .68 out 1.08 out .72 November Beans 2.38 WHITTEMORE COOP. ELEVATOR HOUnON MUNCH For top performance CO-OP i, fuel oil, oil* and lubricants Tilt. 295-5614 295-7021 CLOSED SATURDAY AFTERNOONS - EXCEPT DURING HARVEST TIME,

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