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Algona Upper Des Moines (Newspaper) - July 22, 1958, Algona, Iowa of Hiat ana Moines l 1 fffl m By Russ Waller Two Kossufh county Eve ett HaVina of Lone and Alfred Schenck of are among a group of 27 Iowa farm ers on a tour of Europe and about now are in Russia on their 21day when get back they should havesome most interesting comments at a crucial time in world 0 We spotted Ray Irons car th6 other day and thought he had a broken fan belt hanging from beneath his engine to the When we pointed itout to Ray he said it was there on not a broken fan but a to ground static Ray says that he seems to gener ate this static electricity as he drives and it enables him to rest more comfortably in the seat with the static Page Mr Edison Jiffi Chrischilles parks his under two shady trees at the rear of the Junse of Ip f business hours but Doc Janse isnt one to allow such goings on without financial Vss He has a fee for this private parking under M legal contract the fee one cent a The travel and camp out urge is strong in motorists these The Wilfred Stoeber fam ily at Fenton have just returned from a four week trip in cluded camping 14 nights going and coming from the west and a few nights along the Pacific They used a twowheel trailer which in itself could be converted into sleeping quarters in a few and also provided an lor cots and Mr and Mrs Stoe ber with daughter Janice and son Wayne traveled miles under this arrangement and report there is alot to be said for living out doors part of the time at least They were in the Rockies four west with the Wallace formerly of they also camped on a iHotneg ESTABLISHED 1663 fcntered second class matter at the postottlee at im under Act rt Congress of March JULY 1958 2 SECTIONS16 PAGES 95 30 3 Men Admit Forgeries In County Car Crash Near Sexton Injures 6 Persons Algona ntollisioii I Six Pacific ocean beach at Bodega I The Alaska fever seems to have reached a few local residents one or two of them seriously con sidering giving At a look before it becomes the 49th state and while the last frontier still We had our arm twisted a little to get this one its a real event if you can make The Oak Street Fair will be held I at Jim Eglis 518 North July There j will be free a big side show and Its in f the back Weekend visitors here included I former Algona coach Tony Guz owski and his now of Tony is returning to coach at West Waterloo high this but gave serious considera tion to an offer from an offer that West Water Pontiac paid his expenses to go there for a conference a few weeks Our friend Garbett re cently spent a few days at Ann hospital where for the first time in his fiftysome years he experienced the dubious thrill of undergoing Garbs com ment to the press The pen may be mightier than the but the knife is mightier than both of One sage comments that there may be more men than women in mental but who drives them there Last Saturday evening the Burt firemen held a successful benefit On their tickets they printed this little slogan Well help you anytime please help US Master Sergeant Don Clapsad son of Mr and Mrs Horace Clapsaddle of recently caught one of the largest sail fish snagged in waters of Puerto where he is A picture of this catch was presum ed to have been forwarded to this It hasnt but we hope it Theres one way to get to be a general have your Dad own the army like August 1 it ju4J around the and when itf gets here one aspect of your cost of living will automatically increase 33 We refer to first class going from 3 cents to four Air mail goes as well as postcards but en ough of Grace has some lively comments on the subject in her column Famous LasJ Line If you cant see the bright side of polish Ihe darfc including four members of a rural Algdna fam received injuries in a1 twocar crash a mile east of Sexton on highway The injured are Norma Al injuries to right knee and left hand and bruised 1 Barbara Al right knee Kay right knee Jean right leg William bruised right Jane Los five broken in jured right shoulder and right The mishap occurred near the spot where highway 18 crosses he Milwaukee Road railroad The California driven by Mr was headed west and the Brandow driven by Kenneth was tra veling east at the According to Deputy Sheriff Don who investigated the the Novak auto starred liding and came across the high way in front of the Brandow The right front and right side of the Novak auto suffered an estimated while the Brandow car suffered dam age to the front the injured Jikrsons were taken to Ann hospital from the scene and All were released the same Novak was charged with fail ure to have his vehicle under con trol and later paid a fine and costs in Justice Ostwinkles Two minor mishaps were in vestigated by the sheriffs office July The first in volved autos driven by Fritz and Jay The accident occurred at as Davis backed out from a parking spot on Lone Rocks main De puty Sheriff Don Wood estimated damage at to the Freyholtz machine and to i the auto driven by Autos driven by Walter Kub and Ray collided 3 miles east of Algona on McGregor street at 4 the same Both vehicles were headed According to Sheriff Ralph who KUD ly began to pass the auto went off the south edge of the then collided with the left side of the Davidson ve Davidsons car then went into the south Total dam age was estimated at Angus Cotton Is GOP District Angus Lone Rock was named as sixth dist rict chairman df the Republican party in at the district meet ing last He succeeds Don Pierson of Mr Cotton had served as Kos suth county and dist rict treasurer of the He is cashier of the Lone Rock one of the few privately owned banks still operating in the The election of a Rossuth county is especially interr esting in that it now gives Kos suth the honor of having district chairmen for both major Joe Bradley was recently elected district chairman for the cratic In bygone Cotton and Bradley have vied as county Now they face a similar contest on a district Ridiculous an annual funfilled venture which has always been a treat to businessmen and customers proved to be a huge success again last as thousands of young and crowded Algonas streets in a search for bar And there were plenty of including many dis played on counters set up on the Shown above are only a couple of the many sidewalk counters that were featured during the In the photo at Ted Jack Chrischilles and Ed of the CoasttoCoast are shown left to right in front of their places of business giving a sales pitch to anxious pas At the Brail Wright and are en gaged in a bit of sidewalk salesmanship with another group of bargain hunters in front of the Graham Practically every store in the business district had a similar counter in the It was termed the most successful In ASC Payments For County Are Underway Soil bank acreage reserve pay ments for 1958 are being mailed to Kossuth county participants as rapidly as compliance records can bej completed and funds are madei it was reported by v of ihecounty comr Payments made up to July 1 1958 amounted to he and the final total for the county will be approximately Chairman Anderson said it is hoped that making of payments to all farmers who were in full compliance with their agreements Plan Bike Parade July is the date chosen for the annual bike parade according to Marylin sup ervisor of the summer recreation All boys and girls who wish to take part are asked to be at the court house at and then ride to the athletic fielej for contests and Members of the Lions club will act as Lqkotq Postmaster Pearl Smith of Lakota has been nominated by the Senate as postmaster at and her nomination sent to Pres ident Eisenhower for final ap a dfepatoh said this Harriet Resident Here 40 Dies A wellknown Algona Mrs Harriet died at 7 Friday at Ann hospital fol lowing a lingering She had been hospitalized several times during recent Funeral services for Mrs Rice were held Monday at 2 in the Congregational church with Meth odist Burial was at Riverview cemetery and McCulloughs Funeral Chapel was in charge of Pallbearers were Still Herman Hau Matt Frank Brusie and Bob Harriet daughter of Lyman Middleton and Marie was born at Eagle She later attended Drake Uni versity at Des Moines and the Boston Conservatory of then came to Algona in She was married to Norman wellknown Algona theater man in Wyoming in and had resided here for almost 40 Mrs Rice was wellknown as one of Algonas social leaders for many years and was noted as a piano accompanist at many musical presentations in years Mr Rice died in Survivors include a Mary Janice Mrs Charles Du Charme Grosse three grandchildren a Waterloo and a Mrs Ralph Wash C on certain deadline Bates can be completed within the next few t Payments in the conservation reserve part of the soil bank pro will not be made until after In pay Chairman Anderson ex pecially emphasized that receipt of a soil bank payment does NOT release the participating farmers from the responsibility of carry ing out all the terms of his agree ment or contract throughout the entire calendar year in the case of the acreage reserve and throughout the entire period of a conservation reserve Spot checks will be made continuously during the cal endar he to make certain that soil bank rules are Violations can result in a demand for a re fund of any payment receiv ed and also a civil penalty under certain Land in either the acreage re serve or the conservation re serve may not be harvested or and noxious weeds on such land must be All soil bank participants must comply with any acreage allot ments in effect on their farm and they must also be in com pliance with their permitted acreage of soildepleting or soil bank base Licenses To Wecl To 4 Couples Licenses to wed were issued to four couples during the past week in the Kossuth clerk of courts office as follows July 16 Darrell and Venita Fenton Bryan Willmert and Mary Albert July 19 Henry Wichten West and Joan July 21 Robert 2 Divorces In District Court Two divorces were granted in Kossuth district court during the past week by Judge Still James Kelly was divorced from Lulu July and Marlys Meyer was granted a divorce from James July Property settlements were arranged in both Two default judgements were also One went to Sieg Fort Dodge for and the other to Central Auto Supply for In each Leander Studer was Four Men Ruin Sign Pay In Court Here Four young Lamont and Eldon Junkermeier and James all of and Fran cis entered guilty pleas to a charge of defac ing a signboard in Justice Ostwinkles court this morning The men were fined and costs each by who suspended of each of the They reportedly painted over and destroyed a signboard own ed by Harry Blome and were ap prehended Sheriff Ralph Lind Dale paid costs for axle over and load and Tracy Spirit ajifj costs for im proper passing in other justice 4Day Fair Program Is Taking Shape Come To The Fair AndXwith that statement Kos auth Gdunty fnakes lor the Centehnjal The special oc casion is marked by the 50th an niversary of the Kossuth County Date for the four day event is and August and Plenty of excitement is in store for being headed by a big Horse Show on the afternoon of Tuesday the Wednesday afternoon the Big Car Auto Races will take and Wednesday night the famed Marlow Revue goes in front of the Grand Marlow Show will feature such acts as the EddySmith JoAnn a baton twirling Bar eneks Toy Shop and the DeSoto a novel bellring ing plus many On Thursday afternoon at a special Centennial Fair parade is scheduled for the and on Thursday night everyone will enjoy the special Kossuth County Home Talent Stock Car Races are slated Friday afternoon and an Auto Thrill Show that night will wind up the big four day Many fine exhibits are also Among these will be and com mercial a Floral Hall and the Annual Kossuth County 4H The Merriam Shows Rides will preside on the Midway for the four Admission at the gate will be 50c and at the grand stand Tractor injury Fatal To Wesley Farmer On ihe eve of National Farm Safely a 73year old Wesley Fred Ost succumbed to injur ies in a farm tractor Mr Ostercamp was Injured June 27 when a tractor ated by his brother tipped over catching Fred Ostercamp when it The latter suffered a broken arm and a crushed He was given attention at ihe Briit hospital and later taken to A blood clot formed in the and he succumbed last July Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 2 at ihe Woden Christian church with burial at The Ostercamp place is about five miles east of Wes ley and a mile In the a group of farmminded and safetycon scious firms are to publicize Farm Safety Week in this area with a special page in section two of todays Upper Des Various safe farming prac tices are Last accidental crushing by mach inery was a major cause of all farm Falls are second in impor tance as a and fire arms are Kossuth Bar To Back Hutchison The Kossuth Bar July went on record as en dorsing the nomination of Hutchison of Algona as a nominee for a position on the State Supreme Court of on the Republican The endorsement was made without regard to politcial affilia the association in backing the local lawyer who has been in practice here for the past 25 who has been ap pointed as interim State Supreme Court Judge to fill a is president of the Kossuth Bar Break Jaw Of Elmore Youth Arlo is in a Blue hospital where he is receiving treatment for a fractured which he reported ly received in a gang beating at Blue Earth July Young Brandt is the son of Mr and Mrs Arthur Sheriff Earl Fletcher of Blue Earth was told by the Brandt youth that he was held by a group of young men while one of them struck him in the breaking his At latest re no arrests had been but It is possible several youths be picked up when formal are Hayes Of Irvington Dies Rites July 23 Funeral services for Sylvester Irvington machin will be held in Cecelias Catholic church here tomorrow Wednesday at Father Edward Mason will officiate and burial will follow at McCulloughs Funeral Chapel is in charge of Rosaries were said for Mr Hayes at the funeral home Monday and Tuesday Pallbearers will be Virgil and Wayne Tony Ed Robert Skilling and Herman Sylvester John son of Michael Hayes and Nell Flanni was born at Whittemore His first wife was the former Ann who preceded him in death in Mr a lived and was em ployed at Mason City for many He was married only last year to Marquerite Mulligan of and had lived there since that He died at Irv ington Besides his he is survived by a John Cedar four sisters and three including Kate Mc Michuel and Joe Mae and Celia Ann Hayes and Stella Laurit Mr Hayes was a veteran of World War Joe Zanke Dies A wellknown retired area farmer died Monday night in his home at Funeral arrangements for Mr which are being handled by McCul loughs Chapel were in complete at press Mr Zanke farmed for at least 5 north of Al gona before moving to Mild Days And Rain Continues Very pleasant temperature readings and another inch of rain made up the weather story this The weeks high was 80 while the low mark was A total of inches of rain fell during showers on four parate se H July 15 72 July 10 July 17 July 18 80 July 19 78 July 20 July There is no indication that tem perature readings will take any abrupt L 50 46 53 59 58 54 52 Gashed Bancroft Arliss eleven yearold daughter of Mr and Mrs Cletus cut a large gash in her leg Saturday evening which required five stitches to She ran into something sharp in the One Enters A Guilty Plea And Sentenced A 22year old Ventura Louis entered a guilty plea to a charge of forgery in district court here Saturday morning before Judge one of three men who will appear1 on the for gery count was given a 10 year prison sentence and a bench The other Iwo members of ihe Donald Louis also of Ven and Dpnald will appear later this week in court to answer Apprehension of the men came about through a newspaper item which Sheriff Ralph Lirtdhorst It told1 of two men being held at Hampton for forgery and the description of their operation corresponded to similar forgeries reported in this area recently Lindhorst went to questioned the Ubben and Donald and the men admitted forging two checks and passing them at Lone Rock July The Lone Rock checks were cashed at the Art Friebe Both were for and were made out to Mike Benson Jim The signature oi Ray Kading was affixed to the checks by who later admitted writing the worthless Kadings name had been seen by the men on a Farm Bureau sign at his farm and they it was a good one to Donald Patro the checkmadeouttp MikeBen son and the other Patro passed the Jim Benson checJc at The men later two checks in Algona the same This Ubben used of Gerald borrowed off another sign at a farm and made the checks out for and Two local grocery Consumers and End got the Algona It was shortly after passing checks in this area that the mei were Ubben and Donald Patro at and Louis Patro was picked up by the Cerro Gordo sheriffs office at Lindhorst drove to Mason City Friday and brought Louis Patro to Algona and picked up the other pair at Forest where they were being Monday The men didnt admit the Al gona forgeries until they wera questioned by Lindhorst In each the checks were made out for Besides the forgeries at Lone Rock and at tha at least Donald Patro and also passed worthless checks at 65 At Union Slough A work party of 65 men Titonka and em ploying all kinds of machinery Thursday cleaned up and renovated the recreation area at Union Slough and made it ready for use The recreation area was closed recently when vandals completed a job of wrecking the Whose Hands The hands shown above belong to one of Algonas mostoften seen A fellow that has kept busy for the past 40 years on the same Owner of the fifteenth person featured in the Upper Des Moines has a designing nature and aims his talents at ggntfM For a more complete summary of facts on the or later youu meet to f ace
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