The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 14, 1960 · Page 6
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Publication:
Location:
Algona, Iowa
Issue Date:
Tuesday, June 14, 1960
Page:
Page 6
Start Free Trial
Cancel

Algona (Sirl And family Off For Two Years In Korea Mr and Mrs Tom Kruse and their children, Carolyn. 10, Tom- hiy. 11, and Joanne, 3, have ron- cluded a visit here with-Mrs Kruses parents, Mr and Mrs C. fi. Murtagh and are on their way to Seoul, Korea. They will sail, June 19, on the President Hoover from San Francisco to Yokohama, Japan on the first lap of the journey. They will live in Korea for the next two years. Homemaking in strange parts of the world is nothing new for this Algona girl, Betty Murtagh. She has lived in Korea, Burma, Ceylon, Washington, D. C., Iowa, THE FINEST USED CARS EVER ARE RIGHT HERE! 1959 DODGE, Coronet, 4 door, power steering, power brakes, colored glass, white walls, blue and white. 1958 OLDSMOBILE 98, 4 door, power steering, power brakes, colored glass, radio. Owned by local businessman. Low mileage, perfect condition. 1958 FORD 2 door, Thunderbird V-8 engine. Radio, heater, white walls, 3-speed transmission. Red and white. 1958 STUDEBAKER Scotsman, 4 door sedan. 24,000 miles, new tires. A one owner car. 1957 BUICK Super, 2 door Hardtop, power steering, power brakes, radio, heater, white walls, low mileage. 1955 FORD 2 door, V-8, radio, heater, good tires. Cheap transportation. 1954 MERCURY 4 door. 1953 PLYMOUTH Station Wag on 2 door. 1953 BUICK Super 4 door sedan. 1951 BUICK Special 4 door sedan. 41,000 actual miles. 4 new tires. Looks and runs like a new car. 1951 BUICK Special 2 door hardtop. 1951 PLYMOUTH 2 door. 1949 DODGE V» T. Pick-up. New 6-ply tires. SCHULTZ BROS. GARAGE Your Buick-Lark Dealer So. Phillips St. \ Algona, Iowa Connecticut and various other places in the states." Mr Kruse is with the United States Information Agency and his assignments take him all over the world. After being discharged from the service, he. worked for the Military Government and the family lived at Seoul, Korea from 1946 until 1948. The Kruse family have long been newspaper people at Vinton. and Tom and. Betty expected that with the end of the Korean assignment, foreign service would be over for them and that they would buy a newspaper and settle down in the states. But the Korean situation be- •ame serious and Tom went to Washington, D. C., to work on the Korean desk of the Voice of America. Carolyn and Tommy were jorn in the Stales and in 1954, :he family was off to Rangoon, 3urma. on the first overseas assignment for the U. S. Information TAYLOR MERCURY BETTER USED CAR BUYS 1958 MERCURY Mountclair 4- Door Hardtop, 26,000 Actual Miles. Power 4 Way Seat And Just Like New. Local 1 Owner Car. SEE IT FAST. 1957 MERCURY, 4 door, Radio, Mercomatic, Extra Nice. 1952 FORD 4 Door, Extra Nice, V-8, Straight Drive. 1953 DODGE 4 Door, V-8. Very Good One Owner Car. 1956 CHEVROLET, 2 door, V-8 Standard Drive. 1955 FORD Fairlane 4 Door, Fordomatic, R '/z H, Nice. 1955 MERCURY, 9 Passenger Station Wagon, 4 door. 1954 FORD Hardtop, Fordo- matic, Full Power, Very Very, Sharp. 1953 CADILLAC, 2 door, Coupe De Ville. TAYLOR MERCURY Home of Mercury And Comet Automobiles Sales and Service CY 4-2467 Gives t h« sp««d and «OM of •fedr Jc typing in only HALF fhe space! HALF ffce cost/ The new Smith-Corona hot a big 12 Inch paper eapo* fry... a long 11 inch writing line... yet weight only 18 pounds. Here's the convenience of POWER TYPING at the lowest price ever, with the features of fa^bigger and more expensive machines. Electric action'means "print perfect" impressions for every letter... gives up to 15 clear carbons. Repeat actions available on any key. See it... try it... todayl KOSSUTH COUNTY'S LARGEST SELECTION OF PORTABLE & OFFICE TYPEWRITERS WE MEET (Or BETTER) ALL MAIL ORDER & DISCOUNT HOUSE PRICES And You See What You Buy — Know That It Works Right Without Shipping Costs ALSO ON HAND SMITH-CORONA GALAXIES, ELECTRIC PORTABLES, STIRLING, SKYWRITER MODELS REMINGTON NEW QUIET-RITER, IETTER-RITER A TRAVEL-RITER MODELS UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. Agency. After two years, they returned home and next were its- signed to Colombo, Ceylon, where j Joanne was born. They returned to the Stales a year a .no, and for the past nine months, Tom has been studying the Korean laminate at Hie S'ale School of Far Eastern Languages. It's a difficult subject and Turn has been attending classes five hours a day ami putting in an equal amount of time on his homework. Iiftly lias been taking some work in KOI can also. F.ducatinn for UK; children, Tommy and Carolyn, has been varied to say the least. Where .here aie mililiiiy i stablishmonts .heie aie American schools: in ilber places private schools were jrgani/cd often with Ihe parents lelping to gel them stail'd. Although they have enjoyed each country in which they have ived, Mrs Kruse. says she particularly liked Ceylon. The island is lovely, with many lea plant a- ions, and they wore able lo travel about it freely. In some places they lived in housing groups with other American and European familie-, but in Ceylon they had a large house unions the regular residents. On one side of them lived a Modern family, originally from Pakistan. The son. Faisal was Tommy Kruse's best friend but thev never saw the mother. She was an old-fashioned Moslem, living m purdah in which women are. extremely secluded. Their neighbors on the otlu r side were Tamils, whose forebears came from India. Another gnmp in Ceylon are the Singhalese and it was the friction between them and the Tamils that: caused the May riots of 1958. The Kruse family bad friends in both groups and most of them deplored the friction that suddenly grew up after living together peaceably for yeais. In all places she has lived overseas, Mrs Kruse has bad lots of household help, but this is a necessity there rather than a luxurv. Servants are by no means limilecl to the wealthy class. She said she found that because of the climate she could do only about hall' as much work as she could in the States and in turn it took two servants to do the work of one. All water had to be boiled, the floors kept immaculate, the houses .were big, and the Kruses did a great deal of entertaining in connection with his job. When asked if she found it hard to get along withoul help after coming back to the Stales, Mrs Kruse replied thai last year in Connecticut, she had an eight room house, did all her own work and enjoyed it. . After the Korean tour, the Kruse family will pr.pb.ably have a two year' residence--in-'Washington, for the U. S. Information Agency, usually assigns employees to the States after three overseas tours. By that lime', Carolyn and Tommy will be ready for high school and 'they can add United Stales schools to their cosmopolitan education. After lhat, although the Kruses say its much loo far ahead to plan, they may yet be able to try their hands at owning and opera- ling a newspaper. 6-A!gond (la.) Upper Des Mo!ne» Tuesday, June 14, 1960 Titonka Man Takes Bride hnd been n resident of township for 40 years. Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Elaine (Mrs Howard Thompson), Los Angeles, and Charmnyne (Mrs Orville Rippentrop), Swea City; his father, step-mother, (wo step-sisters, a step-brother and five grandchildren. His mother and three step-sisters preceded him in death. Fenton Youth Weds, June 4 Larry Root, son of Mr and Mrs Donald Root of Fenton, and Mary Ann Asby, daughter of Mr and Mis Fred Asby of Danville, Iowa were united in marriage the evening of June 4 at the First Congregational church in Danville in double ring ceremony. A wedding buffet was served t the home of the bride's parents nllowing the ceremony. On Sunday afternoon, June 5, a eeeption was hold at the Congre- ;ational ^church in Danville. Tine bride has been a student it Iowa State University the past 2 years. The bridegroom, a graduate of enton high school and Iowa State College at Ames, is now em- oloyed as an engineer at Lockkced Missile Center at Sunnyvale, 'alif. He is also doing graduate work at the University of Santa ara. Mr and Mrs Root will live in San Jose, Calif. Alice Fayfe Sweel, daughter of Mr and Mrs Donald Sweel of Blue Earth, & Mervin H. Brims, son of Mr & Mrs Ewald Brims of Titonka, were married June 3 at St. Paul's Lutheran church in Blue Earth. The young couple are pictured above. Attending the couple were Carol Sweet, and Shcryl Sweet, sisters of the bride, and Mrs Loren Sweel. LeFloy Brims of. Titonka was besl man. and William Smidt. Titonka. and Loren Sweel. also attended the bridegroom. Robert Steinberg of Titonka and Barrel] Hacklanrler ami Lowell Sweet uf Mine Earth were ushers. About 175 witnessed the ceremony. The young couple will farm near Buffalo Center. (UDM engraving -- Glen Studio foto). STARTS THURSDAY DOUBLE FEATURE PROGRAM AT THE ALGONA THEATRE Ill I. Cell ft, ALGONA, IOWA June 9 — Arclen Runksmeier &. Jean Kramersmeier. Led yard. June 10 — Arthur Havens, Col umbus Ohio, and Marilyn Jentz 1-Vnlon; and Charles Elliol anc Jerilyn Lien, Swea Cily. June 13 — Dickie Leu, Malvern and Elaine Maahs, Whitlemore. (JDM Classifieds Pay Dividend! Annual Church Party Seneca — The Blakjer Womens Missionary Federation will hold its annual birthday party, Thursday, at the church parlors with Mrs Elmer Krause, Mrs Melvin Bratrud, Mrs Odey Cherland and Mrs Amey Cherland as hostesses. In addition to the birthday program, the Cradle Rool Department of the W. M. F. will br presented by Mrs Curtis Olsen. Ice cream is a highly nutritious, as well as delightful food. Government charts list ice cream in Group IV of the Seven Basic Food Groups. A study of convalescent children's appetites concludes that a 7-ounce glass .of milk an hour be- fore fere rnrh with menl does not intor- moaltime eating? Butter, in itself, is not fattening. Nutritionists say that fat, such as meat, fat, or butter, if consumed as part of an adequate diet is usually burned up energy. as SMALL PARTS CABINETS for home or office. Upper Des Moines Pub. Co., Algona. THANK YOU For Your Generous Support In The Recent Primary Election. CHARLES PLATHE Supervisor 1st Districf Kossuth County (24*) 1955 PLYMOUTH urbon. 4-Door Sub- 1958 PLYMOUTH 4 door, V-8, Aulomaiic Trans. 1957 PLYMOUTH, 4 Door V-8. 1955 DODGE Hard Top 2 Door. 1951 DODGE 4 Door. Many Others To Choose From PERCIVAL MOTORS Dodge & Dodge Dart FOR BIG FAMILIES! All new 15 cu. ft. FREEZER by WESTINGHOUSE Four Account Cases Filed In District Court Four account cases and a divorce petition were filed in district court here this week. Karen Baer is seeking a divorce from Ralph Baer. The Baevs were married Dec. 31, 1954 and separated May 1, I960. She charges cruel and inhuman treatment. % Farm Service Co. is plaintiff in two of the account matters. The firm seeks $170.72 from Harold Campney as selllemenl for merchandise purchased by the defendant, according to the petition. In the second matter, Dale Waterbury is defendant, and the Farm Service Co. claims $506.59 is owed for merchandise received by Wal- erbury. The Farm Bureau Mutual Ins. Co. is plaintiff and Aclolph Mortensen, defendant, in a case which involves a hail insurance premium $505, which the insurance claims is due. Welp's Mill is seeking settlement of four 'promissory notes it accepted from Allan Leer. The notes, which total $353.45. were reportedly signed by the defendant when he purchased merchandise from Welp's. Robert Blake portrays "Honey- boy" Willard, sadistic leader of a band of Detroit hoodlums in Allied Artists' "The Purple Gang'., at the Algona Theatre. Produced by Lindsey Parsons the film stars Barry Sullivan with Blake and Elaine Edwards.- 4 Wedding Licenses Four licenses to wed were issued in the office of County Clerk Alma Pearson this week. Thev went to: Earl Boe, 56, Eagle Township Farmer, Dies Swea-Eagle — Funeral services for Earl N. Boe, 56. longtime resident in Ihe Eagle township area, were held in Immanuel Lutheran church-at Swea City Saturday at 2 p.m. Rev. John Meyer, Estherville, officiated and burial was in Ihe Harrison township cemetery. P a 1 1 b e a r e rs were Harold O'Green, Richard, Leonard ( and Gunnard Larsen, Lloyd Thorson .and Wallace Dawson. Mr Boe succumbed following a heaii attack June 7 in Holy Family hospital at Estherville. He had been a patient there for a short time, but had suffered from a heart condition for about 10 years. He suffered a severe attack at Easter time. • Born at Mackintosh, Minn., Jan. 31, 1904, Earl N. Boe was a son of Carl and Minnie Boe. He was married at Bemidji, Minn, to Jean Ekborg, Dec. 31, 1932 and WUCANMS4)M...I»ITk "Wfestinghouse Watch Wtilinghouse Lucille Ball Disi Ainu Sfitwl CBS TV Monilsyl Now you can havs all lh« freeier *pac« you need for (arm or home at. a ipecial low price! • Special Ouick-Fretie com- parlmenl • Storage Basket lift! out • Adjustable Temperature Control tor quick (reeling end xero itorag* • Counter-Balanced lid swings up at a touch , . . il'l child- tafe • 3-Yeor Food Spoilage Warranty at no extra cost • Porcclux® exterior Terrific Trade-Ins BEECHER LANE APPLIANCE CY 4-3613 Algona Ten miles at the wheel are all you need... Air Show Set Here June 26 Algona's Municipal airport will be the scene of an air show, which is slated to feature many exciting acts, Sunday, June ' 26. The Kossuth County Flying Club and airport Manager Wayne Johnson will sponsor Ihe event, beginning at 2 p.m. Among acts scheduled are a balloon ascension, and air car demonstration, car to plane transfer, handkerchief pickup by a stunt man from a low flying airplane, parachute jumping and stunt flying. Featured will be members of the Sky King Daredevils. The gate at the airport will open at 10 a.m. the day of the air show. The Mississippi river has a channel suitable for ocean-going vessels upstream jto Baton Rouge, La., a distance of 233 miles. to discover the wonders of Cadillac performance! Thesensationofdrivinga1960Cadillacforthefirsttime The gently soft ride, the amazing handling ease and is so delightful that a ten-mile trip, even at moderate the instant response to your slightest wish all combine speed, will seem to end almost before it begins. But it will to prove that, this is indeed a car without an equal, suffice! When the trip is over, you'll know that Cadillac And it's waiting for you at your authorized Cadillac is as magnificent in performance as in appearance. dealer's showroom. Drive it at your first opportunity. VISIT YOUR LOCAL AUTHORIZED CADILLAC DEALER ERNIE WILLIAMS PONTIAC-CADILLAC / State St., Algona, Iowa — Phone CY 4-4M1 f

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 12,000+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free