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Monroe County News, The (Newspaper) - July 1, 1968, Albia, Iowa t rj. :-l nv It's News to Us The Weekly Almanac WEATHER (By George Seibert, Official Weather Observer) Date High Low Precip. June 27_____42 48 .500 June 28_____91 57 None June 29____90 65 .66 June 30____88 75 .800 July 1 _____ 59 Donald J. Bingaman, 22. Lo- vilia, and Rebecca J. Worrall, 20, Knoxvillc. Carl A. Cottrcll. 65, Osceola, and Fern A. Wiant, 65, Osceola. Admissions June 27 John A. Peterson, 1814 Washington Ave. E.; Donald J. Kraber, 304 S. Main St.; Dave Kipfer, Albia; Arthur McSparen, N. Main St. June Chidester, 715 N. A St.; Mrs. Dale Fry, Rte. 3; Clyde L. Wallace, Rte. 1; Warren See, Rte. 4: Mrs. Robert Whipple, Rte. Hamilton; James C. Reed, Lovilia. June Chapman, 309 N. D St.; Emelie Myres, 222 Sec- ond Ave. W.; Eva Glenn, Brees Nursing Home. Discharges Mary Koffman, Albia; Dclan LaFavre, Russell; Clifton Board- man, Albia; Mrs. Ronald Mincar and daughter, Albia; Leo Flat- tery, Albia; Harold Steele, Al- bia; Mrs. Frank Kristof, Albia; Gerald Billings, Albia; Ella Warr, Albia; Mrs. Bob Castings, Albia; William Kerr, Albia; Dewey Spur- gin, Albia; Verla McDonald, Mys- tic; Mrs. Louis Martino and son, Ottumwa; Mrs. Jack Tuttle, Lo- vilia; Mrs. Guy McCombs, War- ren, Mich.; Teresa Pellegrino, Al- bia; Maude McLaughlin, Albia; Anna Derry, Albia; Genevieve McFatridge, Albia; Mrs. Kenneth Shcpard, Albia; Clyde Wallace, Albia; Richard and Lucinda Lundslrom, Albia; John Lawless, Melrose; Betty Cliidester, Albia; Mrs. Richard Chance, Lovilia; Donald Kraber, Albia. AUCTION The following South Iowa Auc- tion Report is prepared by Wayne S. Frank, market reporter for the Iowa State Department ,of Agri- culture. It covers the sale last Saturday at the Albia Sales Co., Inc. CATTLE: 1267; Moderately ac- tive, generally good demand. Compared to the previous Satur- day slaughter cows 50 cents low- er; teeder steers generally stea- dy, instances 25 cents lower; feeder heifers steady; steer and hciter calves generally steady. Bulk of supply Choice, lew Prime feeder cattle and calves, slaughter cows; 2% stock cows. SLAUGHTER COWS: Utility and Commercial S17.00-18 90; lew Cutter FEEDER CATTLE: STEERS: Few packages mixed Choice and Prime 560-620 Ibs. few 770950 Ibs. Choice 485-700 Ibs. package 519 Ibs. thin fleshed 700-925 Ibs. mixed Good and Choice HEIFERS: Choice Ibs. mixed" Good and Choice few loads mixed Choice and Prime 700-800 Ibs. STEER CALVES: Choice 350- 470 Ibs. package 345 Ibs few 450-500 IDs. mixed Good and Choice 350-500 Ibs HEIFER CALVES: Few Choice 350-475 Ibs. pack- age near 340 Ibs. few mix- ed Good and Choice STOCK COWS: Per pair, T.B. and Bangs tested, package Choice 2-4 year old cows with calves at side HOGS: 335; Moderately active, generally good demand. All weights on offer generally steady. Bulk of supply 30-60 Ibs. feeder pigs. FEEDER PIGS: Per head, U.S. 1-2 20-40 Ibs. 40-60 Ibs. lot near 75 Ibs. per hudrcd weight, lot 135 Ibs S2280. BROOD SOWS: Lot gilts SHEEP: 68: Not enough for a true market test. SLAUGHTER LAMBS: L o t Choice near 90 Ibs. FEEDER LAMBS: Few lots 70 80 Ibs. 90. REPLACEMENT EWES: Lot 3- 4 year old ewes, Choice per head. REAL Ben W. and Anna Gccrlings to Richard and Betty Van Loon, SEV4 SE% section 11, township 73, range 16 west; part SWV4, section 12, township 73. range 16 west; part NWft NWtt section 13, township 73, range 16 west. Donald I. and Betty E. Mitton to Otto John and Thelma Gail Strain, lot 13, Mohlor's Addition to the City of Albia. Harold E. and Edythe Monk to Sylvia Roberts, parts of lots 2 and 3, block 4, Rice's Addition to the Town of Lovilia. BUILDING PERMITS- NO. Bonker, 403 Washington Ave. E., two-car ga- rage. No. 83 Rino Delia Vedova, 403 N. 10th St., two-car garage. No. Implement Co., Highway 34, implement sales and service building. No. Chidester. 1103 Fourth Ave. E., additional room on home. June son, James, weigh- ing 7 Ib. 7 oz., at Mahaska Coun- ty Hospital, Oskaloosfa, to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hastings of Lo- vilia. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Robert-Hastings of Lovilia and Mrs. Mary McGinn, 111% Benton Ave. E. BUDGET July 8 Albia Community School District budget hearing at 8 p.m., in administration build- ing, 120 Benton Ave. E. July 8 Blakesburg Communi- ty School District budget hearing at p.m. at Blakesburg Ele- mentary School. AUCTION July Chapel Church building and contents, p.m. 4 miles north on highway 137. PUBLIC July County Ex_- tension Council p.m. at the Monroe County Extension Office. %--T June 26 E. Lalk, 80, former resident, at Ottumwa Hos- pital. June 27 Mrs. William T. (Mary Rose) Locke, 77, Albia, at Monroe County Hospital. June M. Morj-issey, 76, DCS Moines, former resident, in DCS Moines. June M. Wilson, 88, Al- bia, at Monroe County Hospital. JUSTICE Justice F. C. Cameron June 8 Beverly Ann Grothc, Chariton, speeding, information filed by the Iowa Highway Patrol, fined and costs. June 11 William II. Hcllcm, Ccntcrvillc, information filed by IHP, over- load on license, fined and costs; overload on combination of vehicles, fined and costs; overload on combination of axles, fined and costs. June 12 Robert D. Chance, Albia, reck- less driving, information filed by the Albia Police Department; fined and costs. Bill Roy Rogers, Moravia, operating motor vehicle on pub- lic highway with overload on license, information filed by IHP, fined and costs. June 13 Kenneth Pearce, Albia, no Iowa Drivers License, IHP. fined and costs. Eugene Lcroy Bakcrjnk, Albia, speeding. IHP, fined and costs. Earl Henry Searcy, operating vehicle with no valid plates, IHP fined and costs. June 14 Marianne Kclleher, violation of restricted drivers license, IHP. fined and costs. Laurence Amoss, Albia, expired chauffeurs license. IHP fined and costs. June 15 Peel, assault and bat- tery, information filed by Mild- drcd Peel, sentenced to three on .2. July Fourth Celebration Thursday at Albia Airport Albia f-nd Monroe County will celebrate July Fourth at the Al- bia Municipal Airport with a full program of events starting at 2 p.m. and continuing until after dark. The program is being sponsor- ed by Hosco Aviation, by the Monroe County Jaycces, and by L M Aircraft, Inc.. and by 40 Al- bia business and professional men. The program will get under way at 2 o'clock with parachute jumps. The jumps will be re- peated at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Clown acts will be featured at 3 o'clock and again at 9 p.m Air acrobatics will hold the stage at 5 p.m. and at fi p.m. there'll be airplane racing. The Albia Municipal Band be presented in concert at 8 p.m. and this will he followed by the fireworks display at the airport. Rides of 15 to 20 minutes dura- tion will be sold during the day and free rides will also hf> givrn each hour. n ro e R. Morrissey Dies Sunday Robert M. Morrissey. 76. DCS Moines, a former resident of Al- dia, died at his home there Sun- day. Mr. Morrissey had worked as a passenger conductor for the C. B. Q. Railroad prior to his retire- ment. The Morrisseys moved to Des Moines six years ago to make their home there. The son of William and Hon- ora Burns Morrissey he was born Feb. 18, 1892 in Albia. He is survived by his wife, the former Wyota Draper; a son, Jo- seph of Des Moines; a daughter, Mrs. Jerome McDermott of Chi- cago; one grandchild; two broth- ers, William of Des Moines and Walter of Rochelle. III.; and a sis- ter, Mrs. Marcclla Hagenstad of Rochelle, HI. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Mrs. Veron- ica Burke and Mrs. Catherine Dearinger. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Church in Albia with burial fol- lowing in St. Mary's Cemetery. In charge will be the Rev. Francis E. Martin of Albia and the Rev. Samuel Palmer of Des Moines. The rosary will be recited this evening at 8 o'clock at the Hum- eston Funeral Home. Mrs. William Locke Dies Here June 27 William Thurman (Mary Rose} Locke, 77, of Albia, died Ihursday at Monroe County Hos- pital here. She was born Dec. 24, 1890 in Indiana, the uaugnter of Henry ami Vogie Weddemiaii. She was married Jan. 11, 191o to William 'Jhurman LOCKC ol At- '4hey .began housekeeping at Lovilia and tdrmcd in the viua area and in Marion County. Ihey retired and moved to Aibia in iJMtt. Airs. Locke attended schools in the Hied, hue a mem- ber 01 Hie rtietliodibt unurcn. Surviving are tour aaugntcrs, moult 01 Lovilia, i-ux ol ueuar tiapiiia, Mrs. bereg ot iMolmc. In.; and s. Haicuc chapman ol m- eyo, caul.; aim inree sons, Wal- ter ot Knuxvilic, ueorgc 01 Agen- cy; and iidroid ol nock Isicind. Also surviving are 21 grandchil- dren and Jb great grdiiuchiiuren. She was piccecicd in death by her husoanu, who died in oy a uougiutT, incltna; and tour biotliens ana two .sisters. tuncrai services were held Sat- urday at the Lovina Methodist Church with tne Kcv. Wesley Lowry ot'ticiatmg. Burial was in Lovina Vvoodilawn Cemetery. Rites Saturday For Chris Lalk Funeral services were held in Oltumwa Saturday for Chris E. Lalk, Oltumwa, a former Albia resident, who died at Ottumwa Hospital. He was a retired carpenter. He was born at Pcrshing, Mo., Feb. 23, 1888, the son of Charlc.s and Mary Eikcrman Lalk and had lived in Albia prior to moving to Ottumwa a year ago. Survivors include his wife, the former Nora Pohlmann; two sons, Clifford ol Ottumwa and Wilford of Huntington Beach. Calif.: nine grandchildren, three great grand- children; three brothers. Oscar of Herman, Mo., and August and Ben of St. Louis; and a half-broth- er, George Lalk of Houston, Tex. He was preceded in death by a .son, Dewcy; a daughter. Gladys; and by three brothers and three sisters. Baseballs and soft drinks were taken in a break-in Thursday night at the refreshment stand at the Little League Park. Print Early The Albia Union-Republican will be printed Wednesday this week because of the Fourth of July holiday. The newspaper will be dis- tributed by carrier boy in Al- bia, Lovilia, and Hiteman on Wednesday afternoon. will receive their papers et the uswel time. Advertising, and rlews lines have boon advanced e day to meet the early printing deadline. Talk Tourism A picnic supper at the overlook at Rathbun Reservoir Thursday night pre- ceded the "Rathbun Tourism Preview" the same evening at the dam site. C. L. "Vince" Caudle, director of the Tourism Division of the Iowa Development Com- was one of the speakers, prais- ing the "Operation Face Lift" in the Al. bia business Ivan McCullough of Russell is chairman of the four-county Rathbun Regional Planning Commission. Over 260 People Attend 'Rathbun Tourism Preview' Over 260 people from n four- county area: Appanoosc, Lucas, Monroe and Wayne; attended the "Rathbun Tourism Preview" Thursday evening at the dam- site. C. L. "Vincc" Caudle, director of the Tourism Division of the Iowa Development Commission, cited Albia's project "Operation Face Lift" as the kind of enthus- iasm that is needed in develop- ment of southern Iowa. According to Caudle, plans call for giving Albia a page in a tour- ism booklet published by his de- partment. He commented that three years ago Albia couldn't have even been put in a tourism publication. He said that in a year or Uu> Albia will be one of the prettiest cities in the state. He emphasized that the towns must have .something to .show people, and commended Albia on its renovation of its store fronts. He further suggested in (level opmcnt ot Hathbun that a Chum. her of Commerce that would en- compas.t the four-county area be established. He pointed out that new ways to finance development in 'his area must be found. He said Ih.'ii in the area cannot ex- pect or even hope that the fcil cral and state governments v.ill do the job. He emphasized local money for local develop mcnt. Ivan McCullough. president of the Hathbun Regional rhiiMim: Commivion said that the plan ning con.mission nuisl .HI thority lo guide further through using long-range compie hcnsivc plans. With this he said the tan look forward to growth and bility in properly values. taxable valuation plus the new money brought into the The commission has en" I Hoskms Associates to liii thcr water and sewage tr'.'atnenl needed in the rural areas. Robert Tinsley. chief of Hie recreational section of the Arm-. group that the total project is 70 elude development of the p-.Mi' Corps of Engineers, tol'i the per cent complete 1 his would in use areas as well as the dam ii self. The dam is approximaU-K 77 per cent complete acrr.idi'r. to Glen Davis, resident engineer Tmslcy said the project i to be completed m ih ct on the loan applica- tion. Employment in Albia took a decided jump during the month of May with the number employ- ed increasing by 140 in the month and the number of unemployed decreasing despite an increase in the job force. In the Albia area a total of 990 persons were in the civilian work force in May. an increase of 130 from April and an increase of 10 compared with the same month the previous year. An huTcusing number of these found employment during the month as jobs jumped to 2.870. This, compares with in Ap- ril. 2.510 in March and 1.460 in May of last year. The big jump over April was provided by an increase of 130 in agricultural labor. This figure jumped iron) 790 in April to a big 920 in May. Manufacturing also continued its regular monthly employment climb a.s the number of workers increased by 20 to a new total of in May. This compares with 200 in May of 1967 and is up by a total of 70 workers from the March figure of this year. The non-manufacturing total showed a decrease of 10 but oth- er non-agricultural employment showed n net increase of 10 jobs. On a percentage basis unctn- playmenl in the area in May was 4.1 per cent, a higher figure than the 3.4 per cent in May 1967 be- cau.se of the larger of persons in the work force. However on a percentage ba- sis, the figure compares with 7.2 pur cent unemployment in March of this year. Linda Ammons on 2-Month Expedition Into Israel Ml.ss Linda Ammon.s, daughter of Mr. Mrs. Lloyd A. Am- inons. Hie. 2, left last week -in two-month expedition Israel. She will return Aug. 18. Dr. John Worrell. ussiMimt professor of Old Testament, He- brew and archaeology ul Vhillips University nt Enid, Okln., i.s the leader nl the group ol five I'lul- lips .students and Enidite.s tak- ing the dip. Four semester hours ol college credit are being cdincd by the students, in conjunction uitli the Hebrew L-nion College, .1 biblical and archaeological school ir. .ler- IIMHlcnt. v.ns the largest city in J'iilettinu during most of the Bib- lical period. Under the reign of l.srael (hiring the of Solo- mon, it given to Solomon liy Egyptian pharoahs. 'I h i s .summer's expedition marks Die Ihiut such trip spoil- .sored by Phillips. Hie program is lundcd through 1973. MINOR Minor di'.mage resulted in a collision at p.m. on South Clinton Street when a vehicle driven by Marjoric L. Scholtu.s, Hie. I. .stiuck the rear end of a vehicle driven by Nick Hivile.s, 105V4 Ucnion Ave. E. Career Murray Named Acting Postmaster at Albia C. J. Murray, who has been flerk-in charge of the Albia Post Office following the letiiement of Judson M. Hersmnn. Ailiia Postmaster on April 12 was Fri- day named acting postmaster. Murray was installed Friday by Inspector D. II. Miller of DCS Moines. The appointment will remain in effect until a new postmaster is named. Murray is a caieer post office employe IUIVIIIK joined the rail- vuiy mail service in December HKW as ti temporary employe. He wa.- named a substitute rlc'ik in May and subse- quently clerk and then assistant postmaster in April 1901. Wilson, 88, Dies Sunday will be closed, Albert Marion Wilson. Wl. U0f> S Second Si former Albia IMIM- nessman and stale legislator, died Sunday at Monroe County Hospi- tal where he had been a patient for the past two weeks Mr. Wil-on was born Nov UJ7H in Mahaska the son of William and Sarah I.ee WiKon He was employed as a rural iiuiil carrier in and was a real estate agent there before moving to Albia in 1912 He cnlcied the u-al estate bus- iness here wiih the K. C. Sloan and Co. From 1931 to he was (he Monroe County Recorder. He wss elected to the state leg i.s lalure in 1943 am1 served in the 501 h Cenrral Assembly. He reliied from his real cMato business here in 1958, Mr. Wilson was married in De- cember 1904 to Anna K. Kinraid She died in Spplenihvr 1945. To this marriage was born a daugh- ter, now Mrs. Howard (Marion) Kanics -.1 Lotihn. In IfKW; he man ted I.ela Criffm who sur- vives Also suivrvmj; are a step- daughter. Mrs I'cKgy Coglm of California. grandchildren: Ihiee great grandchildren: a brother. Rajmond of Foil Mor- gan, Colo: a sister, Mrs. Frank f.Mngxic) Barnes of Lovilia, and several and nephews Mr. was a 50-jear mem- ber of Ihe Masonic Lodge of Lo- vilin, a car member of the Woodman's Lodge of Lovilia. and was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge, and of Otterbcin Church- United Methodist m Albia. Funeral services will he held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Ottcrhcin Church-United Methodist with the Rev, Waterman offici- al ins. Rurial will be in Oak View Cemetery with Masonic Rites by the Lovilia Lodge. The body is at Downs Funeral Home.
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