Milford Mail, August 1, 1957

Milford Mail

August 01, 1957

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Milford Mail, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1957, Milford, Iowa DepPrtnent of History Archive County ASC Com mittee Is Elected Chester A wicks Diamond Lake township was reelected as Chanman of the Dickinson coun ty ASC committee at the annual convention of township ASC dele gates in Spirit Lake on Satur day July 27 Milton P Sanders of Center Grove township was elected vice chairman and William j John son of Okoboji township was named third member of the coun ty committee Named as fjrst and second alternates of the county commit tee were Lester McDonald of Ex r township and of OFFICIAL CITY PAPER Des loines Iowa K SOUTHERN DICKINSON COUNTYS ON LY COMPLETE ADVERTISING MEDIUM M d M VOLUME SEVENTYFIVE PER COPY lOc As Ocean Currents Ever Ebb The Ceaseless Changes Go 110 EAST BROADWAY term of office Vterttoff All of the county committee men are experienced fanners who are familiar with ASC activities As ccmmitteemen they will be tow responsible for the operation on V the county level of government v cJ iJXLtCll farm programs dealing with price supports acreage allotments the soil bank and costsharing con servation Their official duties will consist principally of policy making and decisionmaking functions in the administration of the programs State Dept of Social Welfare Reports July Assistance In July the state granted Old Age Assistance to 38503 indivi duals totaling at an DEK Announced Reduced Rates Effective July 20 D E K of REA announced electric rates this territory would be reduced 10 percent from the former schedules effective July 20 The D E K services many farm homes in the Milford terri According to the announcement the use of electricity in the ter ritory had increased and that other savings such as having members read their own meters had helped to bring about the reduction in price in electricity The Dickinson Emmet and Kos suth REA has paid back to the national REA more than 60 ner cent of the money borrowed build the system thereby reduc ing their interest expense May 29th the local REA re ceived word of the aproval of a new loan of to the group The new funds will be used over the next five years as needed to increase the capacity of lines and transformers and to build any MILFORD DICKINSON COUNTY IOWA OFFICIAL COUNTY PAPER uuttis rotating 2584037 at an u oima any average of each InDicknew s that may benecessary inson county there were 165 re new rates nave a varying cjpients receiving an average depending upon the average grant of each or a total of Aid xto Blind for July in the state totaled and was paid to 1485 persons at an aver age of each la Dickinson county the total was paid at an average to six individuals of 56317 each Aid to Dependent Children pay ments in July were granted to 7360 families including 25581 individuals at a total of 842376 This per family of per person In Dick inson county the total cost was and averaged each of the families and for each of the eluded type of service being offered They are for thefirst 40 KWET for the second 40 KWH for the next 120 KWH with the exception of the Commercial rate at this stage which is 2Jc for the next 920 KWH and all receive the balance at 18c per KWH The house heatingrate is l35c I per KWH L86 in Leland Miller To Sell Home At Auction Saturday August 10 Leland Miller will which is located five blocks west of the DX station at public auction Household furniture and other items will also be sold at the auc tion which starts at p m sharp Cols Steinke and Eischeld will cry the sale A full listing of the event will be published in next weeks Mail Park Summer Home At Auction Aug 9 Friday August 9th Mrs Rose Van Kleek and Mrs Sylvia Mortenson will sell their summer residence which Is located two blocks east of Dons Superette in Arnolds Park at public auction The sale will start at p m with Cols Steinke and Eischeid serving as auctioneers A full ac count of the sale is published In this Mail Sunday evening guests of Mrs Henry Schroeder were Mr and Mrs Herbert Schroeder of Melvin Lake Qkoboji Weather H Fri July 2887 Sat July Sun July 28 85 Mon July 2989 Tues July 3092 Wed July 31 92 63 69 72 69 68 69 19 Pee Wee Hunt At The Roof Garden Wednesday The first name band to appear Garden in August PEE WEE HUNT appearance at Lake Okoboji Pee Wee orginally played with the Casaloma Band and Is famous for his Capital recording of Twelfth Street which has sold more than 2 million copies door prizes during evening Milford Bank Increas ing Capital Stock the County Savings Bank met at the bank July 24th and voted to increase the capital stock of the local bank from to The of ficial notice legalizing the in crease is being published for the Ethel Leyson Buys Lake Park Funeral Home This Week Announcement was made this week that Ethel Donovan Leyson owner and manager of the Leyson Funeral Home in Mliford had completed arrangements for the purchase of th Knowles Funeral Home in Lake Park and had taken over the management of the business Mr and Mrs Knowles have been in business in Lake Park for the past 13 years They liave purchased a dress shop in Poca hontas which they will manage Monday of this week Mrs Leyson took final possession of the busi ness although she has been man aging it since July 1 Mi and Mrs Earl Rowe of Lake Park have been secured by Mrs Leyson to act as reception ists in the new establishment Mrs Leyson will carry on the mortician duties in the business She has been in Dickinson county for the past 30 years and plans to offer Lake Park resi dents as modern a service as is available from her Milford estab lishment The new business will be known as the KnowlesLeyson Funeral Home THURSDAY AUGUST 1 1957 Oiant Balloon Lands Near Lakeside Laboratory Farmers Will Make Haystack Covers With Plastic NUMBER 31 Sales Continue At Skogmps and Williams Clothing In Milford Summer Clearance Sales are continuing this week in the Skogmos Store and Williams Clothing store in Milford Par tial listings of the storewide bargains in both stores will be found elsewhere in this Mail A special food freezer sale of both upright and chest type freezers is being held at the Coast to Coast store in Milford with drastically reduced prices in their regular line of Leonard Final Services For Nortk Iowa Bible Conf At Okoboji Methodist Camp Sun LeTourneau Industrial The 1957 North Iowa Bible Conference which is in session this week at the Methodist Camp on the northeast shore of West Okoboji lake will come to a close with services next Sunday morn ing and afternoon In addition to the regular dally Hospital Fund Total Leaps To Total pledges to the Dickinson County Memorial Hospital have spurted steadily upward since last week and as of Tuesday after noon had reached A major factor in this total has been the result of the dedicated eforts of Allen Arnold of Lake Park Kenneth Welty and Ed Blackert of Spirit Lake who have given many hours of their time in carrying the appeal to large numbers of county residents Some of these pledges have been responsible for the continued up ward movement of the ther mometers in Spirit Lake and in Lake Park this week On Tuesday at a luncheon meeting of the Advanced Gift Division another in pledges was reported bringing that groups total nearer to their goal of On Wednesday after this edition had gone to press another group The Wo mens Division of General Gifts met and turned in a number of pledges program the isf To Speak At A Park Conference Fri and Sat R G LeTourneau the in ternationally known Christian Industrialist of Lonview Texas is returning to the summer con ference of the Okoboji Lakes Bible and Missionary Conference Association at Arnolds Park Iowa The Conference dates are Aug 2 to Aug 11 Mr LeTourneau has been a friend of this convocation for many years and will be present to speak to the laymens meeting on Saturday night Aug 3 and also on Sunday morning and after noon The conference opens on Friday night Aug 2 with a ser mon by Dr Harold C Mason of Wilmore Kentucky where he is a member of the faculty of the Ashbury Theological Seminary Other speakers for the conference are Rev Paris Reidhead of the Gospel Tabernacle of New York City Dr Evan Welsh Chaplain of Wheaton College Wheaton HI time ago by the publishers lkc liter unyilgm DV Jjnenj of the weather balloon sent from General Mils Minneapolis shows the tremendous size picture evening speakers A weather Walloon re leased from General Mills in Minneapolis landed near the Lakeside Laboratory on the Gavin Brothers farm early Tues day morning Andy Gavin told the Mail that General Mills officials gave him the larger balloon He says plans are being made to cut the thou sands of feet of plastic Into hay stack covers will include Friday at p m the Rev Dr C T Chapman of Ablnger England Saturday eve ning at Dr James J Davis a world traveler and Sunday morning at Bishop P Gerald Eftsley will deliver the final mes sage The public is invited to attend all of the meetings The Milford Union Memorial church will hold Sunday morning services at a m only so that members may hear Bishop Bnsley at the Meth odist Oamp The Milford Mail Really Gets Around Proof that The Milford Mall realy goes places was received Dr Don R Falkenberg Columbus Ohio Rev Cecil R Thomas of Chicago HI Rev and Mrs Don ald Ward missionaries to Jor dan Rev Harry Post of Indone sia Rev A R Thomas of the Philippines and Rev and Mrs Arnold Eatzloff of French West Africa m a story that is a bit unusual Late this spring Fritz Gross son of Mr and Mrs Fred Gross and a resident of Lakewood Colo a suburb of Denver decided fco purchase an outdoor charcoal burner for use at his home Fritz who win be remembered by many here traveled into Denver uica viaveieu HIM uenver The conference has sessions all and selected his burner from the t large Skags Drug Store The orug store gave him his forenoon and then in the after noon from to and liv the evening at oclock On Sun days the program begins with the broadcast of the Chapel Ser vice of Radio Station WOW at this is followed by a Bible Hour and the morning sermon At there will be a great mass meeting with a missionary address and message by Mr LeTourneau and in the evening a great song service missionaries and the ser mon by Dr Mason The conference reaches Its climax Sunday Aug 11 with a special missionary emphasis Mr and Mrs Harold Wohl of will be Pee Wee Hunt who will Mr and Mrs Harold Wohl of arrive with his band next WedEmmetsburg were Tuesday eve nesday August 7 for a onetime ntag guests of Mrs Mary Scott and Dick BIRTHS Mr and Mrs Dick Hambrock M more than 2 million copies of Ames are the parents of a Hunt weighs 235 pounds and seven pound two ounce daughter is more than six feet tall Glenda Lea born July 26 at the Saturday night of this week will Spirit Lake hospital Maternal be the second big grandparents are Mr and Mrs at the Roof Garden with many J E Tltterington of Milford and door prizes to be given away paternal grandmother la Mrs H J Reginnitter of Sutherland 300 feet long the balloon was roped More than giant plastic to another balloon considerably smaller Hanging from the bal loons was radio transmitting equipment with Property of the U S Government marked plain ly on the cover Andy Gavin who discovered the balloon in his farm yard grove phoned Sheriff Dee Kissinger at about 5 a m Tuesday The bag was hissing and puffing and the wind was whipping it against the grove One man told the Mail report er he passed the scene at about and saw the giant thing whipping in the sky 150 feet above the trees but thought It was some sort of flying saucer He said I wasnt going to drive up to it to find out what it might1 be Kissinger notified Pete Ainsp Big Boy Barbeque which was worth COG official from Spirit manufactured in Burbank Calif Lake and the two men rushed to in its original unbroken packing carton Fritz arrived home safely and the scene The Sioux Palls GOO filter center and the Omaha were telephoned but upon opening the carton found neither had information about his burner neatly wrapped in a copy of The Milford Mall Saturday afternoon guests of Mrs Henry Schroeder were Mrs Fred Schroeder and family of Hartley MARKETS JP 34c Medium Grade 28c Grade Checks Court Sentences Youth To Five Years In Reform School Gary Brees 19 Garden Grove alif confessed to grand lar ceny charges in Judge Fred Hud sons District Court Tuesday and was sentenced to five years at the Anamosa Mens Reformatory Brees son of Mr and Mrs Wendell Brees who were former Spirit Lake residents was charg ed with stealing tires wheels hubcaps and golf clubs from per sons living in the lakes area Sheriff Ike Kissinger said Brees had been warned several times bufc failed to respond to local correction The sheriff took Brees to the reformatory this morning Thursday TeenAger Takes Boaf Charges Are Dropped For Army Service A 17yearold youth living this summer in the Okoboji region was charged with steal ngan outboard boat last Friday from an Echo Bay dock but Sheriff Ike Kissinger reported the youth had been released in a Tuesday afternoon hearing Kissinger said the teenager had enlisted in the armed forces and left the region Wednesday Charges will be held pending good behavior Jimmy Reiman of Brainerd Minn was a week end guest of Mr and Mrs John Reiman Sunday dinner guests in the Glen Taylor home were Mr and Mrs Gordon Wells and family of Havelock Mr and Mrs Orville Taylor and Mr and Mrs R B Taylor Sunday evening tha R B Taylors called in the Ina Place home to visit with Glen Taylor who has been ill Herb Leyson Named Squad Leader At Navy Boot School Herbert E Leyson son of Mrs Ethel L Leyson of Milford has the mysterious sack Other reports to GOG des cribed a mysterious bright object hanging over Spirit Lake Mon day evening Probably the bal loon which landed on the Gavin fann had been hanging above T SSSisrASr on one 01 the two balloons a tag listed Sheriff Dee examines the smaller plastic balloon which lay across a maUithousand volt power line The sheriff and GOC a Minneapolis tele phone number and ordered the finder to phone in the exact loca tion of the balloon A Mr Schumann at General Sweet No 1 Corn Oats Beans Hens Roosters Cream Grain 62C 60c 55c IOC 7c Mills said the balloon was used in connection with the U S gov ernment for high altitude weather tests Shumaan said tho entire project like most government projects was classified and no technical information could be released Boy Scouts from the Prairie Gold camp were summoned In the early morning to the scene They stood watch over the aquipi ment and kept curious spectators away from high voltage wires on which the balloon hung A C McKinstrey Lakeside Laboratory phoned The Mail re porter at about 5 a mHe gave the balloon location one half mile north and onehalf mile west of the Laboratory Our thanks to Mr McKinstrey who keeps a close watch of property on the south west shores of Okoboji An Air Force official came to the scene and loaded all radio equipment into a panel track Shortly after noon Tuesday of ficials from Minneapolis arrived and took the smaller balloon from the farm The Minneapolis men also con tacted the Air Force and secured the radio equipment Just two weeks ago a small er but similar balloon landed on the El wood Oook farm located about three miles west of the Gavin brothers buildings Mr and Mrs Louie Weber were Sunday evening lunch guests Mr and Mrs Joe Schlferl HERBERT LEYSON been appointed squad leader of his recruit company at the Great Lakes Naval Training center in Illinois As a recruit petty officer he will wear a miniature rating insig nia as a badge of authority dur ing the remainder of his nIr weeks of Boot Camp He was chosen forthe position m recognition Of leadershlo qualities displayed while Imder recruit training He la to graduate August 3 ;