The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 25, 1959 · Page 12
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 12

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 25, 1959
Page 12
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J. r r REIGHBOR5 Ou IIJ^JHLJLSm^ Algona Refrigeration REFRIGERATION - TELEVISION PHILCO Reirtgeraton Treetert Television Range! Radios Alt-Conditioning Ik Commercial Refrigeration Phone CY 4-2(61 Algona Aigona Implement Co. Your Friendly International Harvester Dealer FARM EQUIPMENT MOTOR TRUCKS , Sales & Service a MTtMMMUI. HMWUM RCA Procters * Alr-CondllloneM Phone CY 4-atDl Algona Robinson Produce STORES AT ALGONA AND WESLEY WAYNE FEEDS Complete Lines for Poultry - livestock Poultry, Service We Buy Poultry and Egg*./ Phone CY 4-4201 Algona iiuiQiiuiuiUiiumuiiuioiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiBii Bradley Bros. South Hotel Algona, [Farm Machinery — Trucks — Tires New Idea - Oliver Mastey-Harrls AUli-Chalme» CMC Trucks Firestone Tiro* Phone CY 4-242! ••;'. Algona;; piiiiiiiiiiiiuHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiw EE - • .' S I Ernie Williams Machinery John Deere Store t Fine Automobiles Pontiac • Cadillac John Doere Btore on Diagonal St. at CNW Track* — Phone CY 4-3561 Pontiac - Cadillac Garage ft Show- | room on. West State = Phone CY 4-4681 ^iillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll^^^ 1 Chrome Service Station OPEN 24 HOURS A DAY Tires - Batteries . Accessories , Com|>lete Lubrication '.'Diesel Fuel and Oil P,hor»e CY 4-9191 Bud Anderson ^'/^//C-^x>^/'i^^ Irons Heating & Plumbins "Completely Equipped. To Serve You Completely" OH 9t QU Unit* Putnpi . w$ 9m GUMPSB INTO THE PAST WHILE LOOKING FORWARD TO PROGRESS Of THE FUTURE BUSINESS .... IN THE TOWN f'??>4A •.. &*~£Jil ALGONA FLOUR AND FEED CO. IN ALGONA Pictured above is the home of the ALGONA FLOUR & FEED CO.. owned and operated by W. C. Taylor and the Taylor Brothers of Algona. 1930 is the year that marks the beginning of this business/ and it has been under the Taylor n\me 9 since 1942. Now managed by Mitch Taylor; the establishment is a boon to the needs of the modern day farmer. They feature such top brands as Davco, Mathieson, and Agrico Fertilizer, with a -warehouse stocked full of ready to go bulk quantities. Bulk spreading is their special, ty and they have two truck spreaders to fill the bill. Norlhrup-King and,Twin City seeds are also featured with a complete seed mixing service at hand. Chickens, hogs, and cattle will find a healthy meal in Sweet Lsss?y Feeds, another lop line from ALGONA FLOUR & FEED. They carry a complete line of Garden Seed and Fertilizer for all 'green thumb" enthusiasts. Ford and. New Holland farm machinery, tanks, feeders, and other fine farm equipment, including Holland and New Holland baler twine, are other fine products carried here.^Drop in and see Mitch Taylor and his crew for the answer to all your seed, fertilizer, and feed problems. Thai's the ALGONA FLOUR & FEED CO. in Algona. Folks in town and folks in the country are becoming increasingly aware of their interdependence —• one on the other. Recognizing that farming today in this community is 'big business/ the businessmenn/vhose individual advertisements appear here are supporting a series of "Let's Get Acquainted" jaferial farm photos in this county and a series of pictures of business places in this town. The "mystery farm photo", and the "business place photo" will help business folks in town and their neighbors in the, become better acquainted. In both cases, we will be able to appreciate more the efforts being rrtade by both town and country residents to make progress in their work while building a better community. BUSINESS . t- Kara £ Mil,FOR0 ;PUTME FARM — S.E. OF ALGONA i* waeU's'tJiJpet bes Moinis Mysfteiy Tiir>n1s owned and operated by Mr Mtllord Plathe and his wile, Rita. They ere the second generation of Plathes to operate this farm- at it was previously operated by Milford's father, Heimnn Plathe, foi appr^icunaAely 45 year,s, The 160 acre Jprnj i8;l6V»it* $ wUesVwtJ* andl'/ 2 miles pasj pfj^lgpna. The PJathes. who were married in April, 1946, have four children all at home; Kristine, 12; Kathleen, 10; Parlene, 7; and Pobby ( J8, The FJsthe |arm, for the past 21 years, has produced Pioneer Seed. Corn, Besides this, the farm is characteristic of the kind of operation found in this area. It is devoted niosjly jQ^rrw oats/»nd beans- following a planned rotation progwn, Tftey maintain about 100 cattle and ap- 250 to 300 head of hogs. " There have been ro changes in the farm since the time the above picture was taken. The home in the center right is, occupied by Herman Plathe, while the Milford Piathe's livs in the home at the far right, 's * MUford and Rita are well known in their community and have participated in many civic affairs. They are members 01 St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mr Plathe is a member' of the Farm Bureau, Knights of Columb/us, an d , pursues his t'lyinq hobby as a member of the Flying Club in Algona. MIS Plalhe is a member of the CPA and the , Farmerettes, a card group. • Congratulations to Milford and Rita Plathe as pro- gresuve Kossuih County farmers, We are pleased to have their farm pictured this week on the Farm and Business Page. \ •>^^-\ w\-w\» ' Hamilton Hatehery & Produce NEW LINE CHICKS 1 AMES-1N*CROSS CHICKS Buyers o! Egg« And Poultry Bulk feeds Wesley Algona, LuVerne IHilllllllllHllllllllllllllllllllilllllllllHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIilllllllllllllllllllllll""" 11 !"" 1 ! Kelley Lumber Co. "Everything in Building Materials" • LUMBER • PAINT • CEMENT • BOTTLE OA* We" Aim to Pleas* Near Milwaukee Depot - Algona lllllllllHllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll .Cullen Hardware Your" Our Own "Hardware Store" , A Complete Line Of H**dware • Housewares • Tools o Bldg. Supplies Phone CY 4-4630 ALGONA --- _ . . . ,•..,•.••• -•• _ Taylor Implement Co. and Taylor MERCURY Fine Cars and a full line of New and Used farm Machinery J, I. Case-Mercury Kewanee ,' . Phone CY 4-2467 Algona Buscher Brothers Impl. Minneapolis Moline — Kelly-Ryan — Papec Sales • Service • Friendly & Courteous Always N. Main SI Phone CY 4-3451 Algona Flour & Feed Complete Service For the Farmei ; e> Sargent F»«d» • fertiliser • New Holland Baler* • • Ferguson Tractors Phone CY 4.-270I Aigona "HiiimiiKiiiuiiiiyiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHi ^ Beecher Lane Appliances The FAMOUS NAMES Greet You" In T5M5V«lQlf Wes?toghou»«' saair v^v^^mm^mK*^* y^ftoiilw^w^iiiWHll i p

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