The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 2, 1959 · Page 24
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 24

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 2, 1959
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Clyde Burfis, 85, Burial Here Monday _ Funeral services for a longtime resident of this area, Clyde E. Burtis, 85, were held in tha Methodist church at 2 p.m. Monday with Rev. N. M. Coughenour officiating. Burial was in Riverview cemetery and Mc- CuHough's Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Cecil, Kermit and Glen Burtis, Godfrey Geilenfeld, Howard Seely and Tom Dale. Mr Burtis died Friday morning at St. Ann hospital where he had been a patient for four days. Prior to that he had lived for a time at the Good Samaritan Home. Clyde Earl Burtis, son of Harrison and Lydia Jane Lucas Burtis, was born April 7, 1873 at Albion, la. He farmed prior to his retirement. His wife, the former Laura Helen Huebener, preceded him in death in 1942. Mr Burtis is survived by six daughters, Kathryn (Mrs Jess Lashbrook.) Zelda (Mrs John McGuire) and Gladys Burtis, Algona; Sadie (Mrs Leland Brown), Osage; Evelyn (Mrs Alex Snyder), Lansing, 111.; and Dorothy (Mrs Gerald Ashlock), Emporia, Kan.; three sons, Harley and Lyle, Mason City; and Alan, Minneapolis; a brother, John, Edmonds, Wash.; a sister, Marie, Eugene, Ore.; 18 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. ' Three sons and a daughter preceded him in death.- Thursdoy, April 2, 19S9 Atflona (Id.) P»« MolnM-3 Ship Injuries Fatal For Quarton, Ex-Algona Man Police Sponsoring Pistol Shoot The Algona police department '•us spdnsored a .38 calibre pistol shoot next Tuesday, April 7, at 7:15 p.m. in the National Guard Armory at the county fairgrounds. At least 30 policemen, patrolmen, sheriffs and deputies are expected at the meet. Prizes will be awarded to the top shooters in the silhouette and bullseye shooting events and lunch will be served to those in attendance, according >to Police Chief Al Boekelman, who announced the shoot this weekend. 2 i Ex-Swea City Teachers Honored Swea City — Bill Lyle, former coach for two-years to Swea Ctiy, has been named head coach at Riverside, a school in Sioux City. He will coach football, basketball and track. Another former teacher in the Swea City school, Raymond Sweet, has been awarded a $5,000 National Science Foundation scholarship providing for a year's study. ' Injuries suffered in a fall down a staircase leading from the boat deck to the bridge deck on the German ship Sonderburg proved fatal for Sumner D. Quarton, 69, well-known former Algona resident at 8 a.m. Friday. The ship had left Charleston, S. C. Thursday night and was enroute to Rotterdam, The Netherlands, when the mishap occurred. The Sonderburg dropped anchor at Wilmington, N. C. Friday. Mrs Quarton is the former Marguerite Moe Kenefick of Algona. Mr and Mrs "Quarton 'boarded the ship at Tampa, Fla. March 10 and were headed for a European tour at the time of the tragedy. A cabin boy discovered Mr Quarton lying at the bottom of the staircase after he arid two stewards heard a thud while they were eating their breakfast. There was a coroner's investigation before the ship resumed its voyage Friday evening. Funeral arrangements for Mr Quarton were not known here, but it is probable his body or ashes may be brought here for burial in the family plot at Riverview cemetery next month. No local funeral homes have been contacted by any immediate members of the family. Sumner Dean Quarton, son of Judge and Mrs William B. Quarton, was born here Nov. 28, 1889. He graduated from Algona high school in 1907, attended Grinnell College from 1907 to 1910 and received a BA from the University of Iowa in 1911. Sumner was head of the . speech department at Fremont, Nebr. during the next year, then returned to Iowa U and attended the law college from 1912 to 1914. He was a member of Kappa Sigma and Phi Delta Phi fraternities and married Bertha Cowles at Des Moines Dec. 31, 1915. . . Mr Quarton practiced with his father in the Quarton & Quarton law firm, from 1914 to 1924 and •was later a lawyer in Des Moines a.nd Los Angeles. He became vice president and manager of the Iowa Broadcasting Co. at Cedar Rapids in 1931 and heTS that post until 1943. He was divorced from his first wife, who still, resides at Cedar Rapids, at that time and moved to St. Petersburg, Fla. later marrying Marguerite Moe Kenefick. Mr and Mrs Quarton have lived there since that time. _. Sumner served as Kossuth county attorney from 19,17 to 1924, was a member of the American Bar Association, National Association of Broadcasters and was a Chamber of Commerce director at Cedar Rapids. He traveled extensively. Mr Quartan's last-known visit to Algona was in June, 1957, when the graduating class of 1907 held a reunion in observance of its fiftieth anniversary. He also was in Algona at the time of the Kossuth Centennial in 1954. He is survived by his wife, a son, Dr. Gardner Cowles Quarton, Lincoln, Mass., a daughter, Mary Elizabeth (Mrs Wyot Irish), Boulder, Colo., tw6 brothers, W. B. Quarton, manageV of station WMT, Cedar Rapids, and Harold, address unknown, and two sisters, Helen (Mrs Charles Remsen), Sarasota, Fla., and Florence (Mrs Lee Nugent), Pasadena, Cal. Algonan, Naval Ordnance Lab Head, Here On Visit An Algona man, now a captain! in the U.S. Navy and commander of the U.S. Naval Ordnance Laboratory at Silver Springs, Md. is having the unusual experience of working with about half of the former German scientists now employed in government ordnance, missile and space projects. He is Captain Mel A. Peterson, USN, whose wife is the former Ann Murtagh, daughter of Mr and Mrs C. B. Murtagh of Algona. Captain and Mrs Peterson and their two children, Chuck, 16, and Betsy, 10, were here on a brief ovor-Easter visit with the Murtaghs and with Mr Peterson's sister, Mrs T. - C, Hutchins. Mel Jr., another son, is now a lieutenant in the Navy, stationed at White Sands, New Mexico, proving grounds. The Naval Ordnance Laboratory is a primary research and development establishment of the Navy, devoted to evaluating and developing new ideas in ordnance which the Navy can adopt. Thank You! We Enjoyed Playing Host At Our First Annual Farmers Forum Last Monday. We Hope You Enjoyed It, Too. WINNERS 1,000 Lb. Ammonia To DON BUDLONG, Titonka 1,000 Lbs. Morea To DICK COSGROVE, Titonka MOR-GRO, Inc. Distributors of Standard Anhydrous Ammonia and MOREA Liquid Feed Supplement. ALGONA SWIFT'S CHOICE CUTS EEF ROASTS SPRING FRIRS T-BONE or SIRLOIN CUT - UP These Are Nice Yellow-Skin Chickens Ready For The Pan. 79 SWIFT'S PREMIUM Ask Us For Special Thick Cuts. Captain Peterson said that of he German scientists entered Al- ied service after World War II, about half are working at Silver Springs. The other half are connected with army and air force jrojects. The Petersons reached Algona last Saturday and left Wednesday, 't was Captain Peterson's firsl visit back in several years. His mother died several years ago and his father Al Peterson an early photographer in. Algona some^years before that. 8 Ask Job As City Engineer w*~, According to City Clerk Dave Smith, eight applications for the post of Supt. of Public Improvement, commonly known as City Engineer, have been received during the past few weeks. No applicants have been interviewed to date by the council, but interviews are slated to begin soon. The post must be filled before June 1. That's when Chet Schultz, current engineer, begins his new duties in Des Moines. It is probable more applications will be received before a final choice is named. Class Play At Burt Tonight Spring Is Here, and so are Outdoor Sports! AH equipment in our store is waiting for you. Famous brand names in Sporting Goods! Your Sporting Goods Center. HUTZELL'S Burt — Lessons in dancing, ennis and flirting will be 'the arder of the day when "Her Cissin Cousin" is presented by the Junior Class of the Burt Community School, a three-act comedy vhich has eight teen-age charac- ers. There .will be fun and ac- ion throughout all three acts when Molly Fan-el's kissin cousin from the south comes to visit and steals away all the northern ;irls' boy friends. There will be only one showing, Thursday, April 2, at 8 p.m. in the Burt gym. Bancroft Couple In Car Mishap Bancroft — Mr and Mrs Al Lensing were in a car accident Thursday while on their way to Sioux City. Near Sheldon, they were blinded by snow and their car was totally wrecked. Mrs Lensing received cuts and bruises on her face and Mr Lensing, an injured knee. The Lensings were on their way to bring home their daughter, Betty, a nursing student at St. Joseph's School in Sioux City. They spent the night with relatives at Sheldon. Tom Lensing, Ames, drove to Sheldon Friday to bring them home. Golden Wedding Lakota — Mr and Mrs Harm riarringa of Titonka will observe cheir golden wedding anniversary on Sunday, April 5 at the Immanuel Lutheran church near Titonka with open house from 2 to 5 p.m. No invitations are being sent but friends and relatives are invited to call. 103 E. Stat« CY 4-4163 Hernia Operation H. A. "Hill" Norman, partner in the Elk Cleaners here, underwent surgery for hernia at St. Ann hospital Thursday. He will be released from the hospital sometime this weekend and will continue his convalescence at home. Mr Norman will have to remain rather inactive for some time. ROCK CORNISH HENS FAMOUS GAME BIRD Really Delicious BIG BARREL OF RING BOLOGNA large Rings — Ea. BLUE BONNET Margarine 4 ibs. $1 *BEEF QUARTERS: Wonderful Quarters Of Corn-Fed Iowa Beef, Cut and Wrapped For Your Locker At No -Extra Charge. - Wfij! CONSUMER'S COUPON fX"fc£ ^ '* ^ Vj ps5S This Coupon Is Good For tea 50 FREE S & H GREEN STAMPS <S With Any Purchase Of $5.00 Or More OR 100 FREE S' & H GREEN STAMPS With Any Purchase Of $10.00 Or More AT CONSUMER'S! Limit . . . One Coupon Per Customer! Offer Expires April 4th SODA CRACKERS 2 Lb. Box 49* GRAHAM CRACKERS 2 Lb. Box FRESH ASSORTED SANDWICH COOKIES 2 Lbs. THIS WEEK'S SPECIALS SNIDER'S . CATSUP 14 Oz. Bottle FLAV-O-RITE 5 Lb. Bag HILAND tato Chips Twin-Pak Box FREE SAMPLES Consumer's Coupon 25 Free Green Stamps With Purchase Of 6 Oz. Jar Instant Red Rooster Coffee Offer Expires April 4th SUGAR 10 Lbs. 98c Brown or Powdered SUGAR 3 Lbs. 39c f Q f m Can Hershey's * Ktt CHOCOLATE FREE SYRUP With Purchase Of All Flavors ICE CREAM GALLON PEACHES 98c GALLON PRUNES 79c GIANT 0 6? MR. CLEAN Quart 69c Pint 39c BOND'S SWEET FRESH CUCUMBER PICKLES Pint 25c FROZEN FLORIDA GOLD Orange Juice, 5 WELCH'S FRO/EN Grape Juice, 5 CANS CANS FLAV-O-RITE CHOC. CHIPS WELCH'S WELCHADE loo Tall Cans LETTUCE Lge. IOC CELERY Lge. CARROTS Cello Bag 1 Lb. IOC SUNKIST NAVEL ORANGES - - 3 «/<«. $1 >0:«ox>o:otfo:ow^^ ONION PLANTS, ONION SETS, GRASS SEED, GARDEN SEED FOLGER'S or BUTTERNUT COFFEE - 59$ WITH PURCHASE OF 1 LB. Devils Food Cookies coo AT REG. PRICE

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