10 . 20 - 30 Years Ago A weekly feature of by-gone days By Erma Lea Deim FEBRUARY 16, 1956 Twenty Air Reservist* from Algona and surrounding area: were grounded at Maxwell Field Air Force Base in Florida be cause of bad weather and their arrival hours. home was delayed 24 Seme 35 7th and Sth gride students of St. Joseph's schoo at Wesley toured the court house, fire department, oit; hall, library and municipal ligh plant during a day in Algona. For the second straight year the second place in the low Master Corn Grower's contest Alqono honuth County MONDAY, Ft §, 21, 1W — ALGONA, IOWA - o reach 90 out of 200 mailbox* es because of the snow. Mail was scarce as trains did not arrive from Saturday morning until Tuesday. Eight carload* of coal had arrived in Algona with the promise of five or six more, provided a blizzard scheduled to hit north Iowa did not tie up the railroads again. The county republican presi denttal convention was scheduled in the Courthouse if weather conditions permitted. This was to be a big year in politics and a big crowd was desired. Pottit, manager of the State Theater, announced hearing aidj equipment was available for anyone wanting it. The instruments needed only to be plugged in at seats wired for sound. Star Route Carrier LeRoy Burger could make only three miles of the route from Burt to Elmore and had to put up for three nights with the D. T. Hob- Manager honored Bear Facts nerup with an entry of 125.12 bushels per acre. First place winner had 126.92. Ledyard area girls formed a new 4-H club to be known as Springfield Township Girl's 4-H. Miss J. Iva Moats was honored at the Swea City Methodist church after her resignation of 60 years as church organist. Algona high basketball team set two new scoring records in the game against Humboldt. The team, total of 88 points and Doug Meyer's 45-points was an all-time high for any Algona athlete. The Burt Women's club hac received a letter of appreciation from Hamburg, Germany for a CARE package received there. FEBRUARY 21, 1946 Algeria's business "growing pains" had developed into a headache for the city council and owners of present residential property in areas which could become raided for business buildings. A fire-zone ordinance proposal had its first reading at the council meeting. The Lutheran organizations ol the Lotts Creek church had purchased an RCA sound anc movie projector. .-• : Lakota's girls basketball team won the county championship son using skiis to help out. Both carriers nad taken one to three lelpers with them for several weeks, as much of the route had to be walked. A freight train carrying livestock became stuck three miles east of Whittemore. Eight men spent seven hours digging the engine out of the snow drift A snowplow came from Mason City and picked up men all the way along; 62 men cleared half- mile of track in a hurry. >arrlgan will hold A Mafdi Gfas dance. The Sophomores will sponsor the dance. .-CHS- Tuesday night, February 15, Garrigan. played Graiiville Spal- ling. Garrigan won the game By NEIL NURRE 92 to 62. Gafftean will play Emmetsburg .Catholic and Fort Dodge St. fcdinond's this weekend. These two games will be the last games on the schedule before the State Tournaments. iftttutiv* - A m«rt wt* ten- take two hours for lunch with* out hindering production. Old Timer — One who cart recall when it cost tfk&fe to run a car than to pafk'it. 1 fl >»»+»»»»»»»»»•«»»»••»+»»»»+»»»»»»»»»+*»»»»»»«»»»»»»•»•«»••»»«•»»»•»•••»»» Want the Latest in New Discs? by defeating Wesley 60-36. The Glenn McCleishes of Whittemore rented an unused schoolhouse when no other residence was available. The blackboards were probably used by the pro-school aged youngsters and no worry about them writing on the walls! Two Red Cross workers spoke at Good Hope church. Dorothy Kitterman, sister of the pastor, and LaVonne Madden, niece of Mrs. R. F. Hawcott, were both "preaching mis overseas. An annual sion", sponsored by the Baptist, Congregational, First Lutheran, Methodist, Nazarene and Presbyterian churches was to be in March. An outside speaker was to be heard each night. FEBRUARY 14, 1936 L. E. Linnan, Algona, refuse* an appointment as attorney for the State Highway commission Fences paralleling main roads were being cut right and lef 1 as farmers took to the fiel< with bobsleds to get to town for supplies. Rural mail carriers were able Farm Auctions Feb. 22 — Roy Stene farm auction, located Mi-mile east, Vz mile north, 3 east of Leland, la. Sale includes 55 head of Hoi- stein cattle and machinery. Johnson & Murra, auctioneers. Sale details in last Thursday's Advance. Feb. 23 — Albert Wermer- sen farm sale, at farm locatec one mile north of Corwith or highway 60. Sale includes gooc line of equipment and 101 head of livestock. C. B. West, auc 'tidncer; Corwith State Bank Icrk. Full sale details in las [Tiursday's Advance. Feb. 23 — Mrs. Margare Krapp closing out sale, at farrr located mile west of Bancrof cemetery, i'/i mile south. Sal includes machinery, feed anc building. Farmers & Trader Savings Bank. Bancroft, clerk Quinn & Clark, auctioneers. Full sale details in Advance today. Feb. 24 — Joe Divis dairy auction, at farm located from 18 and 169 junction north of Algona, 4 miles east on highway 18, four miles south and l'/i miles east. Sale includes 33 high grade Holsteins plus equipment. Security State Bank, Algona, clerk. Quinn & Leek, auctioneers. Full sale details in Advance today. Feb. 25 — Ronald Knudtson farm auction, at farm one mile west and 8 miles south of Lake Mills. Sale includes 200 acres, of good farm land, 7-room house, barn and other buildings. Minneapolis — Dale Kleingartner, manager of Cargill, Inc in Algona, was honored for "accomplishments in sales and service to his customers in 1965" at ceremonies held here by Nutrena, the feed division of Cargill, Inc. Delivering the citation was James C. North, head of Nutrena. North told the luncheon meeting, attended by company officials and Nutrena dealers from five states, that "this recognition marks a man as tops in his field." The meeting was held at the Thunderbird Motel here. The performances of Garrigan's operetta, "The Music Man" by Meredith Willson, will be held Thursday, Sunday, anc Monday, February 17, 20, and 21. The cast wishes to express their appreciation to Sister Vir ginia Marie, Sister Mary Igna tius, and Mr. John Sterba for their time and effort put into it. — GHS— Garrigan held a Parents Clul Meeting on Monday night, Feb ruary 14. Father Zeman pre sented awards to those student who merited the silver and gol honor roll at the semester. Then a preview of the operetta was presented by its cast. Father Friedman n then explained the new courses that will be required for the students next year. —GHS— Saturday night, Garrigan played Estherville on the home court. Estherville led at the half by 19 points but Garrigan came through during the second half to win with a score of 69 to 60. —GHS— Father Friedmann handed out registration forms this week for the students to register for their courses next year. There are several new courses required next year by the state. —GHS— Tuesday night, February New "900" Series Kewanee Wheel Tandem Discs are being assembled at the Taylor Impl. Co. Shop. Taylors have just received a new shipment of the new 20" blade — No. 900 Series Discs — all sizes from 14' to 2V — So stop in and talk disc trade today at — TAYLOR IMPLEMENT CO. ALGONA, IOWA STARTS day-Continues While Supply Lasts! Johnson and Murra, auctioneers; full sale details in last Thurs day's Advance. Some people seem to think clocks were made to enable them to tell just how late they'll be for appointments. Washington's Birthday SPECIAL Free Cherry Tart WITH EVERY DINNER 11 A.M.—1:30 P.M. Tuesday, Ftb, 22 BANANAS Ground Chuck WILDERNESS CHERRY PIE FILLING HI-C ORANGE DRINK DULANY SWEET POTATOES SEGMENTS MANDARIN ORANGES SPAM • i BIC BALLPOINT PENS CREST TOOTHPASTE GARDEN PRUNES . . IVz Lbs. PURE HOMEMADE I COFFEE SHOP HOTEL ALGONA PORK SAUSAGE . . . . Ib. 55 RED, WASHED POTATOES 10 Ik 29 RED PONTIACS 100 Ibs. '2 — BARGAINS GALORE ALL OVER THE STORE AT — EAST END GROCERY "PLUS TWO FREE DELIVERIES DAILY — CALL 5-3762" Chrischilles' One-Day ...i FIRST FLOOR PURSES BRAS & GIRDLES CHAIR & COUCH THROWS New spreads hot on sale before this day — NOW ONLY to $998 ALL Vz PRICE & up JL tt $ 'I . >' J; - SECOND FLOOR DRESSES — values to $23.00 53 only — all new this winter — sizes 7 to 15, 10 to 18, and 12'/ 2 to 22V 2 . This is the final selling—READ THIS while they last, these ALL will sell for just two prices $333 SWEATERS 20 only — all new this winter — SO22 sizes 36 to 40; values to $15.00! £t WHILE THEY LAST — just two prices .. . & COATS 4 only — all new this winter — sizes small, medium, and large. Can not fit OVER a SIZE 16. WHILE THEY LAST and this won't be long . . . look below ! ! ! SMALL red coat — was $40.00 — first here gets it at just $12.221!!! MEDIUM BLUE FITTED coat — was $55.00 — don't hesitate at just $16.22!!!! SMALL black mink — trimmed style — was $120.00 — 2/3rd OFF . . . $40.00 LARGER brown tweed coat — was $60.00 — get here and buy it for just $22.22 SKIRTS ROBES 7 only — all new this winter — sizes 8-10-12 and 16 ... values to $15.00!!!! your choice for just $ 2 22 & '4" 3 only — cotton quilted styles — sizes 12 and 14 . values . .. keep warm for only $13.00 TUESDAY NIGHT SPECIAL THESE. ITEMS GOOD ONLY FROM 6 TO 9 P.M. TUESDAY NIGHT FIRST FLOOR SPECIAL | Special price on one of our better 4 selling rug's! Never before on sale! .•'/ I $ I i 1.79& S 3.59 SECOND FLOOR SPECIAL Assortment of the popular "shell" — while they last! All sizes and colors ! ! $4.98 Values S3.98 Values "Where Quality is a Tradition"
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