The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 16, 1959 · Page 17
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 17

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 16, 1959
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•**•»,. Is, ApriM6, 1959 igona April 16, 1959 COOKW Items' Ptem Honor Carrier At Armstrong On Retirement * ' * * * You' might ihink of ihe serious plight of ihe business iycoom Each time he added another of his sons to the firm's- payroll, he was accused >of putting on heirs. ' * * * * .A •famous (spoilsman cfaVe a local shopkeeper, a $5 bill in ex change for some goods. "Will you autograph the bill?" the storekeeper requested. "I'm giving it to my son as a memento. He will want. to4frarne';it and hang it in his. ftipm'A', *'Y6¥ mean, he, won't stien'dKii?!--'asked ( the sportsman. "Indeed not!"- replied the storekeeper.. "In 1 that. case," said the famous' man, ."I'll just write you a check.", ' • From well io burner tip, sweeping changes have transformed the.gas business since the end ot World iWar II. Thrilling things have happened — engineering discov- \ eries, new ideas, vast projects .affecting every Ameri- Scan. As a result, the gas in - dustry is now one of the larg- e^t and 'fastest-growinq industries in America. Today more :*han 41 million customers use gas in,every state —in homes, industrial plants, and" commercial places of business. '••.; '' .;-. '. - '; - . , "You know," said a young know-all to a farmer, "your methods 9f cultivation are years out of date. I should be surprised if you made $10, out of that field of oats." "So would I," came the reply, "It's barley." * * -K * • "You were very, very la'e this morning," said the employer. "Yes, sir, I'm sorry, I overslept." "Good gracious. Do you sleep at home as well?" * * * * -After watching a drunk try without '-success '-to get his key, into the front door keyhole, ; a passer-by -suggested that perhaps he- could >handle"the key for him.- mumbled indignantly, „"! can mumbled, .Mhdignatly, "I can handle the' key all right — you just handle the house!" * * * * Over 1,300 utility companies work at the task of -keeping customers supplied with gas. Approximately 100 additional transmission companies supply natural . gas- to distributing utilities and to main. line industrial customers. Thousands of other companies are engaged in producing and iransportinq liquefied petroleum (''bottled") gas to millions of customers beyond the reach of utility gas mains. Gas is winning increasing popularity as the "ideal fuel for the home, and in business and industry it has become a "must" fuel with thousands of uses. '*•*.-* * "I represent the Incorporated Woolen Co. Would you be interested in some coarse yarns?" ' "Certainly. 1 Let's hear a few." * -K -K * Voice on the telephone: "Have you lost an inmate?" Asylum superintendent: "No, why?" Voice on the telephone: "Someone's eloped with my wife!" ' It was Tommy's fourth birthday and an aunt mailed him a book for a present. He opened the package and asked his mother "What is. this?". His mother explained. "That, dear, is what they call a book. It's what, they make .movies out of for'TV." * * * * Mounting public demand for gas and the..-ability of enterprising Americans to find wavs of satisfying this demand have made Jthe modern gas industry an essential element of bur nation's economy. The gas industry's gross assets have almost tripled in a sincrle decade, reaching $21 J /a billion. By building to meet demand, the industry is- increasing this investment at . the rate of more than $1,8 billion a year. Customers are increasing by about one million users annually, and total sales are nearly 2 1 /? *imes as great as a decade ago. * -K * * On Friday, a Httle boy went to the bank and withdrew 5c from his savings account, On Monday, he returned and deposited the nickel again. The bank teller commented, "I see you didn't spend the money." "No," replied the lad, "but a' fellow likes to have a little on hand over the Weekend." Wh«n, opportunity knocks a) the door, some people are out back looking for four-leaf clov Try *•»* The Emmet Coun« ty Rural Letter Carriers Association honored Mr and Mrs Adolph Questadg of Armstrong, Iowa with a retirement and farewell party. The rural carriers gathered at the home of Mr and Mrs Toy Hayworth of Armstrong for a pot luck supper, Friday," April 10, A short program was given in recognition. Humorous readings were given by Mrs Vic Whalen of Dolaver, President of Emmet County Carriers Toy Hayworth recounted the association, with the.Questads as a fellow carrier in the Armstrong Post Office.' Greetings were received from the State President of Rural Carrier Pat Maguire of Burt. Presentation of a Retirement Pin was made by President Toy, Hayworth, Mr Questad responded with thanks and an explanation of their decision to relive and leaving for Phoenix, Ariz, to live. Mr and Mrs Toy Heyxvorth, Armstrong, Mr and Mrs Vic Whalen, Dolliver, Mr and Mrs Lee Evelcth and Mr and Mrs B. O. Wolden, EstheYville, Mr and Mrs Cliff Nelson and Mr and Mrs George Neve, Ringsted, and State President Pat Maguire, Burt, and guests Postmaster of Mrs Clem Dolsen and Mr and Mrs Richard Krumm of Armstrong wished the Questads Godspeed and'Happiness. 181 Years Combined Business For Four Wfiiffemore 'Eiders' Burt Blue Birds The Junior Burt Blue Birds met at the home of* Maureen O'Brien on Saturday, April 11. A picture study talk was given by Linda Cooke. A demonstration was given by Maureen O'Brien and JoAnn Ackerman. Visiting guest mother XVQS Mrs Mitchell. IF IT'S NEWS. WE WANT IT Whillemore — When it comes to n long-life in the business community, Whittcmore hns four "elders" who can total 181 years of active participation in community business and affairs. J. M. Fleming I * J. M. Fleming cnmc to Whitlemore in December 1910 \vhen he purchased the Hardware store and stock from the late J. M. Farley. This makes Mr Fleming the oldest and also longest in local business. When Mr Fleming took over this store the general run of the business was installing furnaces, sheet metal work; feave- trough hanging nnd soiling an oc-, casional xvood hand - poxvcred washing machine, and some house or barn paint. But. in recent years there has -been a big change. Big contracts have been handled as far away as Wall Lake, and in ninny of'tho surrounding towns. Mr Fleming hns with him his son Hobnrl who is thi' electrician find hns two other men who do the plumbing -and sheet nieUil work. During the Im-ty-nine years in the business .loo hns been absent from the store very 'little. Severn! yours ago he was hospitalized in Rochester for two weeks but was right buck on the job. Herman R. Zumnch Herman B, Ziunaeh eame to Wliitlemore in 1012. Mr Zumnch had been employed in a butcher shop in Fentort nnd xvhrn the opportunity arrived he bought a half interest, with the Into Adam Luchgingor. In 1015 he bought the rest of the business. He als< bought, several acres of land ousl of town and put. up u moderr slaughter house, and n feed lot, j nnd did all the slnuRhlouinK of t'f and pork from his own food lot. At present about r>0 percent if their meat is butchered by Hay Bells, owner of (he locnl locker plant. In lfM7 Mr Sumach was joined by his son Herbert, in run- nin.U the business. The Zuniaeh Market home made sausage is widely known. Lawrence H. Peril Lawrence 11. Peril has a record, of being in the same place nf business for <1!1 years, Mr 1'cill started working for Hit 1 Wheeler Lumber Company in ltd 1 and shortly after that John ,1 F.lbcrt bought the lumber yard from Wheeler and Mr Porfl continued to May with Mr Elbert. Mr F,l- bert passed away in 1931 and the Fullerton Lumber Company Minneapolis bought the yard and I for I lie past 2<l years he has been manager of HIP yard. Bring 0-i now Mr Peril may retire as rrifin- nger nf tin 1 yard and enjoy smnd leisure. Andrew S, Elbort After heiiV! here for 37 yeani Andrew S. Klhert. (lispos-.eil of his business and sold his hardware -;tore and j-tock to his sons Charles and Dran Mr Klbert suffered severe injuries in ati aulo accident two yi-ars ago from which he really never recovered, so decided it he-it to have his sons take over. Ml' Elherl grew to a young man i\n a farm north of Whitleinore. He worked as a carpenter for several years and helped Peter Haverly in his harness shop. Mr Elbert. picked up the trade fast and became inter- fled in the business and in April, H)22, Mr Elberl bought the business from Mr Haverly who moved from here to Wesley. The harness business was good in the twenties and ant? could stop info, the shop and see some 50 pairs of harnesses piled up to be repaired and oi!ed, The usual run of "harnesses that were repaired and oiled ran as high as 1000 sebi and over. When Mr Elbert noticed Dial harness work was getting slack he put in a stock of hardware, paints, and a big supply of shoes and overshoes, bottle g;i3 nnd later added a full line of appliances. ,. Mr Elbert. bought a small acreage in the southeast part of town and built n modern home where lie and Mrs Elbert now enjoy themselves with their garden and poultry. Joins Fraternity Ames, Iowa — Bill Berkland of Fenton has been initiated into Adclante social fraternity at Iowa State College. PHONE CY 4-3535 - YOUR NEWSPAPER GET YOUR Luanna Alt Bride April 5 Of Ronald Ditsworth,Here RIGHT NOW FROM Eugene Hood, Algona rAlphons Berte, Bode Earl Elbert, ;Whittemore Frank Droessler, Bancroft Homer Mathiesen, Fenton Trinity Lutheran church in Algona was the scene of a wedding Sunday afternoon, April 5, when Luanna Mae AH became the bride of Ronald Ditsworth. The bride is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Harry All while the bridegroom is a son of Mr and Mrs Lcroy Ditsworth, all of Algona. Rev. G. J. C. Gerike officiated nt the double ring ceremony. The bride was escorted lo the altar by her father. Mrs Loren Brown was organist. Mr and Mrs Wayne Dunn nnd Rosemary Dunn were vocalists. • ' ' The bride wore a gown of white imported Chantilly lace and. nylon lulle, designed and made by hei mother. The waisl was fashioner, with a portrait neckline and the long sleeves came to points at the wrists. There was a matching peplum of lace and the skirt was rows of miniature ruffles of tulle over net. and taffeta. Her vei was finger-tip length of imporlec silk illusion and was held in place with a petal covered crown. She carried a white Bible coverec with pink Briarcliff roses ticc vith white ribbon and',streainer with rosebuds. Her jewelry was pearl earrings and a necklace, a gift from the bridegroom. Maid of honor was the bride's) sister, Karen Alt. Carol Godfred- 150,000 FAMILIES HAVE ALREADY MADE THE MAGNIFICENT CHANGE TO THE CLEAN WINGED STYLE OF BUICK'59! on-was bridesmaid and Debbie' iennetl was flower girl. The bridegroom was attended ay Gary Webb who served a;i jest man and David Macumher. groomsman. Ushers were Donald -lainsinger and Jamcr: Schk-ck, cousins of the bridal pair. 'Perry All, Burt, was ring bearer. Immediately following t It e, ceremony, a reception was held n the riocial rooms of the church. General hostess was Mrs Margaret Reid and dining mom hostesses were Mrs Mclvin AH, Burt, nnd Mrs Albert Wibben, Bancroft, aunts of the bride. Mrs William Christenson presided at the punch bowl and coffee pourers worn Mrs Robert Campbell, Whenton, Til. and Mrs Mervin .lent/., Fenton, aunts of the bride. Also assisting at the reception wen.- Mrs Wilbur Brunei-, Judy Gerber, West Bend, Mrs Fred C.ricnert, Fenton, Mrs Donald Haiir/.inger, Fenlon, Beverly Ilauek, Titonkui Barbara Campbell. Whenton, 111., Bonnie Spear, Wallingford, Alice Wibben, Kathryn All and Bonnie Minard. 'Grandmothers of the bridal couple, Mrs Kate Alt, Algona, Mrs Anna Haack, Fenton, and Mrs Peter HHdt, Fort. Dodge, were. honored guests. , The bride is a graduate of the Algona high school and is cm- ployed by the Druggist Mutual Insurance Co. The bridegroom is also a graduate of Algona high .school and is employed by Per- civnl Motors. After a wedding trip, the couple will be at home in the Turnbaugh apartments here. (Photo by Al Missal - UDM engraving) GAS' Charge Pends In 2 - Car Mishap A charge against Joseph T Williams, 44, Bancroft, of im- STORAGE CABINETS, metal, a Upper Des Moines. proper passing is pending as an aftermath of a two-car accident 2'/i! miles north of Burl on highway IDU a 1 ] I April 7. An auto driven by Williams, which was headed south at the time, sideswiped a vehicle driven by Gerald P. Perdue, 30, Burl, which was headed north. The Williams machine was passing a truck in a no passing zone at the time. The charge was filed by Deputy Sheriff Don Wood who investigated. Damage to the vehicles totaled $250 and there were no personal injuries report* ed. An auto driven by Eleanor ITil dm an, Burt, and a truck driven by Ray Funk, Algona, collided near the city parking lot on Nebraska street at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Patricia Hildman, 7, suffered a neck injury in the mishap which resulted in an estimated $225 damage to the vehicles. IUvul bringsyoa HEwFLGHT-OF- COLORS Next time you look through your windshield at the unmistakably clean, sleek tail of a Buick '59 . . • take a rrioment to envy its owner ... He owns THE Car,.. "hottest" thing on wheels today. He owns THE style that's farthest a,head 6o& in public notice and in future trade-in worth. He commands the most efficient automobile power plant in America today. (Buick's new Wildcat engines not only deliver an important increase in actual miles per gallon ,, .but when you take car weight and performance into account, they get more out of each gallon of gas than any others,) ' He stops with Buick's exclusive braking system. (Fin-cooled, front and rear, aluminum drums in front,) When he wants to speed up orslow down, he feels the quick answers of the smoothest transmissions of afl ..» (only Buick combines Twin Turbine* or Triple Turbine* tyansmmcm smoothness with Wildcat getaway),' But why not find out for yourself? This car's quietness of motion. Its comfort of roominess and ride. Its willingness to do exactly what you wish of it. You'll live so much better in a Buick '59. Let your Quality Buick Dealer show you why .,. and how easily the man in the Buick could be... YOU! Visit your Quality Buick Dealer sooA, He's anxious to show yon why your family belongs in the NGXT 150,000 to make tke t e to Buick '591 'Optional ait extra coot «a wmw modeto. TO OWNERS Or CAKS m "THE VBADlTtG WW^PKJCKD S * . . * You'll be surprised how easily you can own a Buick, Le Sabre instead! Be sure to ask your Buick dealer about rrus .most IMPORTANT BUICK'59 See Your Local Authorized Quality Buick Deajer Now , . . Your Quality puicH Dealer In Algona Is: . . SGHULTZ BROS, •••south pumps st ^^HJiF ^(|B^ W " HP ^IBPI^ (Ppupi HP ^H^^PI 1^^^^^ ™ W ^^ppp ^^^^p^ 99 HIGH-HIGH PINK—a soaring sfcreafir oi color with a depth of (Hok you newer' dreamed could be., CORAL CLOCD—a ccanpteteljr new Wend of beauty biasing across the hcrrzoo, turning every man's eye your wayi CLIPPER RED—cteariy beautiful, fee wear-wfth-an golden ted you've always hoped to find! ,,, and White Idng, a lustrous frosting to wear under or <wer your favorite. Tossy color for » newly fight sad lowly took. 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