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.) U P p«r D«< Tuwday, May 17, I960 I f <, '9' Mr and Mrs Nels Isaacson, Gwen Egel and Clarice Jurriaatu left Sunday to attend the Iowa Photographers Ass'n convention being held in Des Moines. * * * A rearrangement has taken place within the Wiltgen Jewelry store. The repair department worn space has been altered allowing for more customer contact with that department in the store. * * * The Upper Des Moines gets around. Several weeks ago in conjunction with the 18th anniversary jamboree of Super Valu stores,, Hood's in Algona ran a four page section on the event, including coupons redeemable for coffee mugs . . . they got one coupon back from Mrs Harry C. Otterson, Silver Springs, Maryland . . . and between 1200 and 1300 mug coupons tne lirst week after the ad ran . . . the coupon idea in advertising is often used, but not always successfully. Uniess there is an actual offer of merit people are not too prone to clip coupons; but otter something of actual, tangible value, even though not expensive and you will get action. * » * At Bradley Bros, the corner display lot has been turned over to Butler Bin products, showing cutaway sections of bins and the operation of fans and heaters. * * * Jim Carroll, Penney store manager, and Dick Lundquist, technician from St Ann Hospital, returned Sunday evening from a vacation trip to the east, including visits to New York, Boston and Niagara Fails. Jim has a brother at Elizabeth, N.J. where they also visited. C. V. Fowler of Algona went with them to New York, where he remained for another week on a buying trip. They drove to the east coast . . . and it rained every day they were gone! The Salesman's Bureau of the Algona Chamber of Commerce is planning a picnic for Saturday, May 21, at the Call State Park shelter house here, starting at b:30 p.m., all members are reminded. It is BYOW night, also. * * * Anniversary sale windups at two stores, Graham's and the Hub Clothiers this week . . . miniature golf course preparing to open here near the swimming pool . . . it's Rural Mail Box week and an announcement on the subject in this issue from both the RFD carriers and county board of supervisors . . . you'll probably need to get at least one graduation gift this spring, and there are many good suggestions in today's issue . . . spring planting is well underway, onct about time, everyone agrees. 225 Teenagers Hopped Friday Two hundred and twenty five teenagers attended the Harris Hop last Friday evening at the Armory in Algona. This dance was conducted by members of the Salesmen's Bureau of" the Algona Chamber of Commerce. Two lightning-fast girls from Swea City won the jitterbug contest. Winners of the couples dancing .contest were automatically King & Queen of the Dance. They were Doris Ann Kohlhaas and Dean Dodds, boy's Kossuth county 4-H president. They received awards from Algona merchants and were invited to appear later on television. Many valuable prizes were given out during the evening. TOM'S Televiews D. Moines Girl Is Engaged To Lone Rock Man Lone Rock — Mr and Mrs A. Platt Taylor, Des Moines, announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Carole Lea, shown here, to John M. Cotton, son of Mr and Mrs Willis J. Cotton, Lone Rock. The wedding will be in Westminister United Presbyterian church, Des Moines, June 3 at 8 p.m. The bride-elect will be graduated from Iowa State University this month. She is a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority and Mortar Board. John is a senior at Iowa State University and will be graduated in agricultural business next November. He is affiliated with Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and a member of Alpha Zeta. (UDM Engraving) Suffers Stroke On Checkup Visit To Hospital Seneca — Mans Nielsen is a patient at the Holy Family Hospital at Esthervill* as the result of a stroke which he suffered last Saturday. Hans had gone to the hospital for a check up and as he was climbing the final flight of stairs at the hospital found thai he could go no fuiher. Hospital attendants brought a wheel chair and took him ID a hospital room and called a physician who diagnosed his condition as a stroke. Later in the day he suffered a second stroke which left him in a critical condition. Hans was taking his periodic checX-up a little earlier than usual as he was planning to accompany Otto R. Jensen on a fishing trip to Minnesota.' yersity of Oregon where she stud- ed public health nursing. In 1951 she volunteered for active duty -igain and has since remained in that status. She went to Korea early in 1959, mcl the 8th Army then established the procedures in the Army Health Nursing Program. The Army nurse is the public health nurse of the military community, and works closely with other medical personnel in the hospital as well as out-patient service. Thomas Carrigan, Mallard, $5 and costs, Illegal mufflers. Carrigan's fine was suspended. Host Mothers Members of the fourth grade at Bertha Godfrey school here were hosts to their mothers May 5. Each boy and girl presented a reading and a Mother's Day choral reading and skit were presqnt- ed. Refreshments were served and each mother was presented with 'a folder by her son or daughter. Rained Out Rain forced postponement: of practically all first round sub. state baseball games, including the scheduled meeting of St. John's of Bancroft and St. Joseph's of Granville at Everly Monday afternoon. The diamond at Everly was under water after almost two inches ol rain M*J* e area earlier in the day. Tne games had not been re-set this morning ' (Tuesday); Since 1940, newspapers have maintained a constant level of popularity. Newspaper circulation has virtually paralleled the growth of households Playhouse 90 brings an excellent program Wednesday, May 18, on CBS. Rod Serling (creator of Twilight Zone) has written the script, and-Charles Laughton stars in 'In The Presence Of Mine Enemies', a 90 minute production of the Warsaw Ghetto in Nazi- occupied Poland during World War II. Thursday, May 19, Buick Electra Playhouse presents another Ernest Hemingway Drama 'The Gambler, The Nun and The Radio' starring Eleanor Parker, Richard Conte and Charles Bickford. Red Skelton is scheduled to pantomime for Russian audiences next month. We wonder what his reception will be — or will he get in and out again? Seems they're going to need a few GENUINE U. S. laughs. Candid Camera, an early television favorite, spins off the Garry Moore Show next season to occupy a half-hour time of its own. Sunday at 10 P.M. on CBS. Here's some spendid viewing for this week in color, too: Wed. — The Price Is Right, 7:30 to 9. Perry Como Show. 8 to 9. Thurs. — Ford Show. 8:30 to 9. Fri. — Masquerade Party, 7:30 to 8, Jerry Lewis Show 9 to 10. Sat, — Bonanza, 6:30 to 7:30. Sun. — Carnival on Ice 7 to 8. Dinah Shore Chevy Show, 8-9, Mien. ** Steve Allen Show, 9 to 10. Tutf< — Ford Star time, 7:30 to It90, Arthur Muvray Party, 8:30 to* THATS RICH .., 1 " "f, rihe answer to your TV and tune in (112 N Funeral For Mrs Knapper Held At Wesley Wesley — Mrs Harmke Knapper, 95, died at her home in the north part of town May 11 a1 3 p.m. She would have reached her 96th birthday, May 13. Mrs Knapper was born in Holland in 1864 to Koert and Zrietje Oudekerk and came to the United States in 1904 and had lived for 50 years in the Wesley area. She is survived by six sons, three daughters, 40 grandchildren and 87 great-grandchildren. Her children are Charles of Los Angeles, Cal.; Tom of Blomkest, Minn.; Henry of Sebastopol, Cal.; John of Forest City; Mrs (Grace) Reikes .Reinken of Britt, Albert of Blomkset, Minnesota; Mrs (Anna) Alvin Omberson of Britt; Jerry of Britt; and Mrs (Ellen) John Reinken of Britt. She was preceded in death by her • husband John Knapper whom she married in 1883, three infant sons and a daughter. In spite of her advanced age she had been in fairly good health until last December. Since that time she has been cared for in her home for six week periods by Mr and Mrs Tom Knapper. Mr and Mrs Albert Knapper and Mesdames John and Reikes Reinken and others. Funeral services were held Saturday, May 14, in the Christian Reform church north of Wesley at 1:30 p.m. Casketbearers were 6 grandsons. Rev. B. A. Rust of Britt and Rev. John Maas officiated and the Blake Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Burial was in the church cemetery. Algona Senior Top Accountant At Denver U. Trucker Fined $215; Justice Court Crowded A Fort Dodge trucker, Dolor Adams, paid $215.40 and costs in district court here this week after he was bound over on an axle overload count by Justice C. H. Ostwinkle. Alvin B. Johnson, Jr., Kanawha, was charged with falsely drawing a bank check in Ost- winkle's court, then made restitution of the $763.05 involved in the matter and the charge was dismissed. The check was written to the Wesley Sales Barn. Many other preliminary hearings were held at Ostwinkle's office during the week. Included were: Paul J. Goecke, Algona, speeding, $20; Robert E. Barslou, Swea City, operating truck without a permit, $10;. Clifford Holding, Burt, overload on registration. $5; Charles Reynor, Mansfield. Ohio, night speeding, $20; Albert Mitchell, Fenton, incomplete freight registration, $10; Dale G. Buck, Rolfe, failing to yield right-of-way, $25; Joseph Norcross, LuVerne, axle overload, $8.20. Joseph M. Knoer, Rodman, axle overload, $7.90; Dana M. Pettit, Whittemore, speeding, $10; Maurice Lawlor, Des Moines, improper passing, $10; Orlin D. Solberg, Ringsted, truck overload. $9.80; Amos Finnestad, Fenton, illegal freight rate, $15; Robert W. Maahs, Whittemore, axle overload, $8.10; Garryl C. Householder, Livermore, two counts axle overload, $6.30 and $6.90- and June M. Carman, Burt, improper passing, $10. Costs were paid in addition to fines. Algona Nurse In Public Health Work In Korea Mary P. Kain, a major in the U.S. Army Nurse corps, is the first public health nurse ever assigned in Korea. She is a native of Algona, Iowa, and a daughter of Mrs Mary Kain of Algona. She is on the staff of the surgeon, Seoul Area Command, and was the subject of a recent feature story in the Pacific Stars & Stripes. Before entering the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II, Mary received her training at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester. On her first tour of duty she served in Africa and Europe. Upon leaving service after the war, Major Kain entered the Un- Potatoes Smoke Algona's firemen were called to the Richard Mawdsley farm near Irvington late Saturday afternoon when Mrs Mawdsley smelled smoke and couldn't find the cause. She was working in the house at the time. Potatoes, cooking on the stove, evidently boiled dry and "began to smoul- der. Firemen found the cause of the smoke and eradicated it at once, There was no damage to the house. Spring Luncheon Annual spring luncheon of St. Ann Auxiliary will be held May 24 at 1:15 p.m. in the Go\d Room of Algona Hotel. Reservations may be made with Mrs Joseph McFarland or Mrs Ddn Prics- korn. Bridge and 500 will be played with numerous prizes awarded. There will bo a short meeting and election of officers. All members and guests are urged to attend. Mayor's Court Three persons paid fines following hearings on driving violations in Mayor C. C. Shierk's court this week. They were. Berniece L. Banwart, West Bend, and Raymond L. Reid, Algona, $5 and costs each, speeding; and For Rent «JV Install Officers Of New Future Teachers Ass'n Monday evening, May 9th, an installation ceremony was held at the Algona High School Auditorium for the new Future Teachers Association officers. Some Algona members put on a comedy act for entertainment. There was also a mixer and lunch. One correction from last' time is Treasurer, Sherry Wenger from Titonka instead of Vicki Rakow The officers were presented with corsages and a bou,tonniere. The sponsor for this year, Mrs Oesterreicher from Burt was also presented with a corsage. FOR RENT — STRICTLY MOD- ern 3 room furnished apartment. All utilities furnished. $50.00. Frank Vera. Phone CY 4-3495. 20* FOR RENT—MODERN 2 ROOM apartment, furnished, private entrance, 402 S. Moore. Phone CY 4-4572. 20* FOR RENT — BY MONTH 1 OR 2 room units suitable for light housekeeping. Utilities furnished. Cowan Motor Court, 1111 E. State St Ph CY 4-3523. 12tfn FOR RENT — FURNISHED, heated apartment, close in, private entrance, private bath, garbage removal service. See Bjustrom Furniture. 2tf FOR RENT — DOWNSTAIRS furnished apartment. Close-in. Utilities furnished. Phone CY 4-3786 after 5 p.m. 12tfn Card of Thanks CARD OF THANKS We wish to extend our most sincere and heartfelt thanks to friends and relatives for the floral and spiritual bouquets, cards and food and everyone who helped in every way following the death of our beloved son and brother. The Family of Michael Pfeffer. . 20* CARD OF THANKS . We wish to extend our most sincere and heartfelt thanks to friends and relatives for the floral & Spiritual bouquets, cards and food and everyone who helped in every way following the death of our beloved wife and mother. The George L. Fandel Family. 20* Trucks Collide At Swea City; $300 Damaqe Robert E. Jensen, son of Mr and Mrs Yernon Jensen, Algona, was honored by the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants Friday as' the outstanding ac* coupling senior at Denver University. He was presented with a scroll during an awards luncheon at the organization's annual meeting in the Denver Hilton Hotel. J\ graduate of Algona high school, Bob was one of six seniors honored at the luncheon Friday. (UDM. Engraving). Two trucks collided Monday at 10 a.m. on highway 9 at Swea City, resulting in $300 damage to the vehicle driven by Eddie Mossengren, 54, of Estherville. Mossengren was headed west at the time of the mishap, A truck driven by Clarence C Franks, 66, Blue Earth, was turning north and Mossengren was unable to stop due to the slippery highway. It had rained hard prior to the crash. There were no charges filed by Patrolman Charles Bird who investigated. Passenger cars in the U.S. travel an average of 9,359 miles per year. Passenger car advertisers invested over 13 per cent more in newspaper advertising in 1957 than in the previous year. CRABGRASS! Dry-kills! Ready to use-easy to apply with spreader..: NEW NORTHRUP KING CRAB-X COVERS $,000 SQ. FTV Culltn Hardware Alyonu 10 |. Slolt Don't Forget Algeria's Most Complete Town & Country % Garden Center Turf Builders e</ ALGONA FLOUR & FEED COMPANY IfUJt-jyiyif VT- "V MR. FARMER! MR. LANDOWNER i What Would You Say To An Offer Like This? FOR SALE No. 2 Corn 27c Bu. Fall Delivery . ; -' • ' ....!.... ••« ....... ,. . . . , BELIEVE IT OR NOT, WITH MOR-GRO STANDARD OIL QUALITY AMMONIA, AND SUB-SOIL MOISTURE SUCH AS WE HAVE NOT HAD FOR 5 YEARS, EACH 3 LBS. OF NITROGEN, ACCORDING TO STATE COLLEGE EXPERIMENTS, WILL GIVE YOU AN ADDITIONAL BUSHEL OF CORN. SO THESE ARE THE FACTS - YOU CAN PURCHASE THESE TOP BUSHELS (about 25 Bu. per acre) FOR Ik Per Bushel THE SQUEEZE IS ON - YOU MUST HAVE THESE CHEAP BUSHELS TO SHOW A PROFIT THIS YEAR! BUT YOU SHOULD GET YOUR ORDER IN WITHOUT DELAY. Everything points to an acute nitrogen shortage in June. Normally all Ammonia is applied in April and early May in Illinois, Indiana, Missouri and Southern Iowa. This year due to excessive moisture, application is delayed and everyone will want ammonia at the same time — and an acute shortage will result. Last year with more favorable conditions, over half the dealers in Iowa were put of Ammonia in June. There just are not enough tank cars to deliver the ammonia in rush season. MOR-GRO AMMONIA IS YOUR MOST ECONOMICAL FORM OF NITROGEN - 20 to 40% LESS EXPENSIVE THAN ANY OTHER FORM We Furnish Applicator And Tanks. You Apply Your Own, Or For A Nominal Charge We Do Everything. Get Busy I Arrange For Your 27c Corn This Fall ! PLACE YOUR ORDER NOW FOR STANDARD OIL QUALITY AMMONIA. STANDARD MOR-GRO Inc. Plant At Irvington, Iowa — Phone CY 4-3S4I or CY 4-4026 DEALERS - Krantz & Kitxinger, Titonka; Murray Elevator, Bancroft; Perkins Bottle Got, Rodman,

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