The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 8, 1948 · Page 8
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Upper Oil Mdlni* fu»»ttoy, Jtint 8, 1941 Ballroom Goes Up A/e0f Whtttemon NO, IT ISN'T A BARN, it's North Iowa's newest ballroom, now under construction on the Kossuih-Palo Alib county lino, one-half mile west and one mile north of Whitlemore, by Hildreth R. Pettii. The ballroom and restaurant in connection, will bo the largest open building under one roof in this section of the state. Between 550 and 600 people can be coated et one time under the immense structure, which is shown as construction got underway last week in the above picture. Marlin Hantleman of Fenton is contractor on the job. He has a crew of 10 men of his own working, and additional men are also at work on other units of preparation. Peltit and two friend* purchased the former Jim Higgins farm. Petiit kepi 10 acres and the friends look ihe rest for farming purposes. The ballroom is siiuaied on a knoll in the middle of a grove, and a large parking area is adjacent. The dance floor will b* of white maple flooring, and will be 60 feet by 140 feet in area for actual dancing, The restaurant will be 66 feet by 36 feet. The band platform will be 18 by 30 feet. The building, in its longest part, is 224 feei long. It is expected that the giant ballroom will be ready for the first dance next September. Petiit also farms 400 acres northwest of Whiitemore. (Algona Newspapers Photo) Kyrlz To Head Security Loan Drive In County Chrslor S. K'u-t-'., Ahronn. h;is brrn nppnintrr! Kossuth countv rhuirmaii of the savings bonds ('ivUinn In- KOUCT K. Warm, state; riiivc-tm-. Kurt/, is manager of Swift it company. "']'!• Si'i-iii-i*'- Loan drive is so important to the financ'ial security of individual citi/.cns and to 1-" i"oMomic security of our nation that every person ill Kossuth must he invited and urged to invest every surplus dollar in United States savings bonds", War-in said when announcing Kurtz's appointment. Warned by Kurtz to assist in the Kossuth drive were A. L. Brown, agricultural chairman; Ralph Miller, banking committee; Oscar Thoreson, P. M. A. committee: Herb Hedlund. payroll deduction committee: and .In" Bradley, community activity committee. As of June 2. Kossuth people h;:d inn-chased S427.6H1 in Sccur- ilv Loan bonds, or ;i5.50 percent of (!'•• countv quota of $1.204.637. "Leader-: in everv field agree lhat unless many billions of surplus dollars are withdrawn from fin-iilation during 1948 there wi'l be increasing inflation in costs of merchandise and services. We lecognix.e that costs of living are at an all-time high '.ev-1. but we know that incomes and bank deposits nre higher than ever be-fore. Dollars invested in savings bonds are out of circulation and cannot be spent in competitive bidding or to feed expanding credits." The Security Loan Drive will he I'u- highlight of the savings Lionels program during 1948, and committees are being formed on national, state, county and township levels to insure its success. Kurt/ a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, has been with Swift & Co. 23 years, and has lived -n Algema seven years. He i> president of tile Kiwanis club and a member of the Chamber of Commerce. 2-4-D Proves To Be A Jug Of Coca Cola If Coca Cola bottles begin to sprout around »ho W. C. Dewel cottage at Clear Lake, this is ihe explanation. Last week Mr. Dewel, on his way to the cottage, purchased some 24D at a local place of business. As he prepared to leave he picked up the jug which he thought contined 24D. Reaching the cottage, he mixed up the solution and went to work on spraying weeds about the place. Then—after he finished— he discovered that by mistake he had a jug of Coca Cola, and if the weeds were thirsty they should now feel refreshed. Mew Car Owners Fined $35 Here On Two Charges Allowing an unauthorized person to drive his car, and improper passing by that perso.i, 1.03; Thos. Cuunja-i oi Kori Do !<?•-•> S3? in the court of Justice J. B. Johnson horn, last week. Ten dollars of the fine was feu- allowing an unauthorixeJ person to drive, and a fine of $50 was imposed for improper passii'^. , but $25 was susnendecl. Viv'an ! Jensen of Fort Doclgc was the car's driver. The violation occurred at Si. Joe. Before Justice Delia Welter. Wm. Knopf of Algona was given a sentence of 10 days in the county jirl on a char'.'e of false making and uttcrnvj of a check. The check was tor $:3. In another case. Chas. D. Price, Wesley, charged with bavin-; an over-load on his truck, booked his license and paid costs and the case was dismissed. 17 new cars in the cou i- I during tie IV.,i Kvi W; ipi U-. M. gona; (truck); Ni A ve!r.-.'!cs went to the fol- lewin-'. • Chcvrolels — Blomstor Motor, Swe.i City: Palmer Ciissem, El- A N. Krpeldmg, Al lii-o.-... Algona Henderson, Armstrong i'. Kverett Householder, eek ui-ucki; Mrs. Mabel H. K. McMurray, Alk Smou.se, Swea City; Mattlu w's church. Bufflao :, and Ur. J. R. Waite, Fen- nd Fr. ull. A. Darnell, Pontiac — Harold Ledyai'd. Studebaker — Otto Engelbarts & Son. Klmore (truck). Kaiser — Richard D. Gross, Lone Hock. Buick — John Fedderson, Armstrong. International — W. A. Hall ;;on:i (.truck >. Packard — Richard Price, kuta. Al- La- PoultryShowls Set Here July 2-3 A Kossuth 4-H boys poultry show is being planned for July 2 and 3 in Algona. ' Assisting with plans for tne show are B- L. Phelps, Titonka; Chet Kurtz, Algona; and Joe Bradlev. Aig' 1 "^- Tne snow wil1 be held in the Bradley Implement show room, Forrest Ives, county extension youth assistant stated. , . , Both live and dressed birds will be on display by club members, and a suitable Ust of prizes in various classes is being pre- 9 Summer 4-H Tours On Docket Summer tours by 4-H boys'| "hibs of the county are now in i full swing, but a number are .still to be held. The tours usually consist of vis-' its to various farms where practice judging is clone, and club projects of members are studied on the spot. Trips pending: June 14—Union-Lotts Creek, starting at Ken Strayer's at 9 a. m. June 15—-Whittcmori-, starting ut Kolkisch Bros., c! a. m., with a " : "'ii" dinner at the Muller school. june 1G—Prairie, starting at Herman Studer's at 8:30 a. m. June 17—Greenwood, 9 a. m., at Herman Soderberg's. June 18—Eagle, Marlin Linde's at 8:30 a. m. June 19—Swea and Bob Anderson's at 9 a. June 21—Garfieki, 1 Charles Baas farm. June 22—Seneca, M. F. Cul- btM'tson's, 9 a. m., picnic at noon. June 23—Portland, starting at 8 a. m'. at M. J. Trunkhill's, with picnic at noon. Judging, Parade And Talks At Swea Dairy Day Swea City—Harry Linn, state secretary of agriculture, told farmers at Swea City, last Thursday at Dairy Day here, that there is a wonderful future for dairying and all farm products for the next 10 years. Mr. Linn was the principal speaker at the Dairy Day held in Reynolds Park. He advised orderly marketing of livestock to avoid pi-ice breaks or panics. The program was conducted at the bund shell, with Mr. Skow of Wesley, president of the Kossuth Dairy Association, acting as master of ceremonies. Ex-County Agent Spoke Other speakers on the program included Mr. Barker, former Kossuth county agent, and Iowa State Dairy Ass'n president, Dairy In- sped or Smith from Hay field, and Da ry Inspector Schultz of Spencer, and A. L. Brown, county ex tens 0-1 d reqtor. who rjvr^evUeU awards to the prize winners. t.rsi ''I'i^e lor uie oest. dairy row wo'it to John Walker of SvvL'ti City, whoso Hoistein produced 1?,JUO lus. of in U in 3J3 e'.uys. Se'cond prize went to Alfred Meyer of Whitlemore, whose herd averaged 402 Ibs. of bulierl'at per year. in the butter judging, first nri:*.e went to Bpttermaker Scott of Burl. Klio'nke of Bancroft was second .and third place went to Alfred Meyer, Whittemore farmer. Parade AJ Noon An informal parade was hold at nqon. Dairy equipment, prize winning animals, and a Roto Beater owned by the Thoreson Brothers, used to top po'atoes. and of which there are only two in the state, were in the parade. A basket lunch in the park followed, with Brown's Dairy of Algona furnishing the iee cream. In Softball games, Grant defeated Eagle, 10 to 3, and Lone Rock clowned Swea City, 4 to 1, in the second contest. The Swea City Lion's club, and other Swea City business leaders, cooperated with Buttermaker A. M. Amondson of the Swea City creamery in arranging the affair. LEON A SAYS: We wan! eVfiryeftfr^f oung add old id ie*.ihli llftfr teiaciidri df msfehandUe. Tfittlf aalea 6nly come iwtes a yeaf, Bui when they do, watialiy ilesh To au '®m have been In thi« is io the,., al!y have a if 6Ai in round will bo able fo be ihera Wheft ihs dd6M 6p8H, fhe AM will epsn &ne hatt* laia uiual«**flJnfcfflbe* 10:00 Files For Divorce Gladys Brady filed suit in Kossuth district court, Monday, for divorce from Wm. F. Brady. She charges cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple were married May 4, 1944, at Lo.ng Beach, Cal., and separated in June, 1947. Harrison, m. p. m., at Bonacker Visits George Bonacker, owner of Bonacker's Food Store at Titonka, was in Algona on business bright and early Saturday forenoon. He also tjid a good neighbor turn for Frank Fisher, Ti- tonga garage owner by picking up some new car springs for him. Mr. Bonacker was .accompanied by Janice, one of his twin daughters. HOSPITALS Kossuth Hospital June 1—Janice and Beverly Hunt, Fenton, tonsillectomy; Mrs. Allen Wagner, Algona, girl C Ibs. 15 ozs,; Mrs, Harold Gatton, Algona, boy 8 Ibs. 3 ozs. June 2—Maynard Henderson, LuVerne, tonsillectomy; Pamela Wqller, Algona, tonsillectomy, June 3—Mrs, Ed Abbas, Titonka, medical; Joanne and Helena Meyer, Algona, tonsillectomy. June 4—Dianna Altman, Irvington, and John Wesley, Algona, tonsillectomy. June 5—Mrs. Robert Will, Lu- Verne, boy 7 Ibs. 5 ozs. June 7—Mrs, Ed Tiets, Whittemore, girl 6 Ibs. 4 ozs., boy GJbs. 10 ozs.; John Wilson, Burt, tonsillectomy. Eat ing Out To night? THINK OF CIU8 149! Dinner Parties - Club Rqomj For Executive Meetings. CLUB 169 1 Mi. So. on Hy. 169 Phone (69R2 for Reservatien After % P-M. It's the Sale of the Year! Yes, It's Here! Wed. Thurs. Fri. and Sat. JUKE 9-10-11-12 SALE ABSOLUTELY ENDS 9:00 P.M. SATURDAY LADIES!! LADIES!! Where can you buy a fine 100% y/ool gabardine suit far only $12,95? Where can you buy a 100% wool summer Shortie Coat valued at $50 for as little as $25? Only at the/ANNEX. And only at THE BARGAIN CLOUDBURST .'-. . . this is tne final sa!e of tho year and we have SLASHED prices to a new low. We will have everything crammed in thislfttle store that you could imagine. But donf only believe us-COME 5AND SEE FOR YOURSELF-BUT BE THERE AT 10:00 A. M. Wednesday morning. IT IS THE BIGGEST SALE THAT HAS EVER BEEN HELD IN ALGONA!!!! All the new full, sweeping styles- in mostly navy and D!P-:K. A iine selection with tuxedo fronts. Made in fine 100-% virgin wool crepe and gabardine. A real saving in two price groups. Formerly vn io $19.05. Evory coal new this Spring! 4 • ' >,.•-:••. -. •• '&'.."- ' COLOn—STYLE—FABRIC—PRICEI This, group has everything. Soft suede,'fine gabardine, beautiful covert, in every size from 9-20. Reduced fjom as high as $55.00 to ihree price ranges;. '' ONLY 30 COATS SO HURRY AND BE THERE THE FIRST DAY-^-have your choice! II GET SUMMER SHORTIE NOW! 11 LADIES SUITS ONLY 33 SUITS—100% Vbol. gabardines, fine v/orsieds. Previously sold , for $45,00. EVERYTHING GOES at only There is also' a line selection of summer suits 'in this group. A few PRINTZESS suits valued io $55 $27.95 R $2.90 - $4.9O ' ' SPECIAL - $8.9O - $1O.9O • , . .,. « ..r These dresses are just what you want— they are 80% NEW SPRING STYL;E|'ahd all have been cut— cut way down so, that thef^ won't be 6$e left when these four days are over. Every size from 9f50, every color and pattern, every style, and allln COOL SUA^AER MATERIALS-bembergs, linens, etc. Some were jjriced as high as $24.50. Come in each day and buy all you want!!! >'\ 1.98 PURSES-Plastic, mostly red, values to $5.00___- PICTURED PLACE MATS, fine 1C ft cork, reduced from $1 to_ IVw JEWELRY-Ear rings, bracelets, Compacts, etc. Iflf* choice IVU LADIES ANKLETS-coiored-greatly 15c reduced, choice ._ pr. LADIES SKIRW^Jfiew Long,lengths, gabardine jjrid light w,0o!—va|- ues to $ all sizes 3.98 :en lots in* cottaee 72 PRICE CURTAINS- sets, plastics and ruffles BLOUSES-si|ei;;32-38, white and colors—you VM^ri't believe thit^we are selling theft $5.00 $| AO blouses at only^-- r .-, -J»TM LADIES SLACKS, all rayon, very cool for summer wear—for this sale only we have reduced them from $5.95 to $O I (sizes 12-18) :.___M« LADIES DICKIES-white only $1.15 values-YES ONLY LADIES GOWNS-lace trimmed—reduced to only—„_ LADIES SLIPS-while they last, (values to $3.50)'9OC &'hi7V BLUE ROSE LIPSTICK AND POWDER —get your choice first LOOKIII Only '1.15 A QO CHILDREN'S TOGS sizes 2^6x— ,-— SLACKS SUITS-these ore really top values-Sizes 1CM8 $12.95 value* selling out at just $ SEE THESE TODAY!!!!--,- LADIES HOSE Nylon 7VV & Formerly $2.25 98c * 1.69 COHON PRINTED'HOUSE COATS- four only—reduced"•«' from $6.95 to^ii-s^ ,< * V , GIRL'S SLACKS, blue and brown only, sizes 10-14?! $-| ,r yoyr choice —*,.£,.— x l"< * tr *^' jjt LADIES SEERSUCKER three pair only- selling for ju RAINCOATS brown, red. Cloudburst an Dry, We Are Coot* for only ^ . Qan Y»« Top thBV-- £$ 1*-^% J T HAND J -l.-:.-'*«iiS'i, . If PAJAMAS„_ 4i7v 12-20, black, ie Thif U A Muit Keep You \These $17,95 $ 6.95 29c MATERNITY DRESSES-plenty in sheer summer materials — prints, plains, cottons, rayons, anything you want or need— 1.19 $ 3.45 $ 5.65 MATERNITY SUITS - two pnly- $24.50 bargains, $11.00 size 10*14 ,. ____ 11. 1 1 CHILDREN'S COTTON PANTS cut in price from 6Qc to just CHILDRENS COATS-siies 4-16- every coat new this spring, Bright colors in covert, suede, checks, plaids, MOTHERSNI These are coats selling a week age at $19.95- now every $O,8Q $1 0-8Q coat just _,_,„ V and I" Outfit The little Daughter in a New Coat With A|l The New Style Ft* tur-esljl ^^^ ^HHf^f ,-*«- SOUTH OF COUNCIL OAK \? ' . •' ' - a« -" • f '• 'yfjMJf - ,. • " ; ,. £ ':

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