PAGE TWO. AUGUST GADE HAS A BIRTHDAY PARTY ATWHITTEMORE Whittemore: A number oC relatives gathered at the August Oade home last week Monday, Mar. 4, to' celebrate Mr. Gade's birthday. Present were: Mr. and Mrs. Emil Biersledt, Fenton, Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Faulstich, Lolls Creek, Mr. and,Mrs. Edwin Gade, and Mr. and Mrs. Werner Gaclc, West Bend, Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Gade, Algona, Mr. and Mis. Ernest Gade, Ummel.sburg. Mr. and Mrs. William Meyo,- Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Herman Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. William Roebcr,. Mi 1 , and Mrs. Herman Gado, and Leona Kinnitz. A number of relatives celebrated the wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Meyer at their home Sunday evening, Mar. 3. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Dreyer, Algona; Mrs. Augusta Davis, LeMars, Margaret Oldenburg, Austin. Minn., Elmer Ruhnke and William Zumach, Lotts Creek, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Bruhn, Dcpew, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Meyer and Gertrude Meyer. Surprise Parly A surprise parly was held al the William Roebcr home in honor of Maynard Roeber. Present were: Mr. and Mrs. August Vaudt Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Zumach, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Dan, Mr. and Mrs. Merlyn Wegener, Mr. and Mrs. Lorenx Gade, Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Meyer. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Greinert, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Roeber, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Meyer. Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. Leonard Meyer,- Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Greinert, Mr. and Mis. Clarence Struecker, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Baas, Mr. and Mrs. ;William Meyer, Miss Elda Baas and Miss Emma Roeber. Five hundred was. played at seven tables, Leonard Meyer and Mrs. Louis Greinert winning high, Victor Dan and Mrs. Hugo Meyer received low; travel prize went to Herbert Zumach, and door prize to Mrs. Lorenz Gade. 850 Lbs. Clothing Members of the St. Paul's Lutheran Ladies' Aid society gathered 850 pounds of clothing and shoes which was sent to Europe in the war torn communities. Observed Birthday Mrs. William Vaudt, Mrs. Werner Gade, Mrs. Emiile Sieins and son Erwin, Mr. and Mrs. William Gade, Mrs. Laura Gordon, Mr. and Mrs. Lorenz Gade, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Gade, Mr. and Mrs. Theo Meier, and Mrs. Arthur Gade, the latter from Algona,; helped Mrs. Herman Gade cele' brale her birthday, Thursday. Mrs. Gades' daughter Miss Meta Gade, R. N., at Southgate, Calif., sent her mother a telegram of congratulations. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Meyer and daughter Gertrude visited with the Arthur Heidonwith's Thursday evening. Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Swanson and son Leo W. Jr. visited with Mrs. Swanson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Vern Shinn at Mason City Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Wiliam Koehn- ocke, Spencer, spent the weekend at the homes of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Bell and Mr. and Mrs. William Hanover. Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Struecker and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Struecker drove to Steen, Minn., Sunday, where they visited relatives, returning Thursday evening. Sunday afternoon visitors at the Herman Voigts were Mr. and Mrs. Bert Seely. Evening callers were Mr. and Mrs. Herman Mcy- Pour New Apartments Will Help Swea City Home Jam Swea City: The Hugo Fagcr- lunds,. who had tenanted the Stenstrom house, moved Friday to the, rooms over the Infelt variety store. The housing situa- lion in. Swea City is a problem, as it is elsewhere. But three nice apartments be available soon. The Guy Woods, who purchased the C. W. Lundquist property last fall, have been busy the last several week remodeling the dwelling inlo four nice apartments, each with bath. Mr. and Mrs. Woods will live in one apartment and lease the other three. The Elmer Franks family are moving from the Lundquist house to the former Pnte Ehlers property. Opens Dress Shop Mrs. Mel Korsrud opened her dress and hat shop in the west room of the postoffico Friday. In addition In the nice line of hats, suits and dresses. Mrs. Korsrud plans to' carry lines of infants' wear, costume jewelry, and other accessories. Penicillin vs. Pneumonia Max Treat was a very sick boy with pneumonia at Forbes hospital early last week, but thanks to penicillin, he was able to leave the hospital in a few days, and to be about as usual. Move From Ledyard Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Smith moved over from Ledyard last week to their house in the north part of town. The Smiths bought the house about a year ago from Gunther Stenstrom. Second Son Born A son was born Tuesday at Forbes hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Maynard White, Lakota. This is the second child for the White and both are boys. 25Jh Anniversary Friends and relatives of Mr. and Mrs., L. C. Knudscn surprised tliem on their 25th wedding anniversary week ago Saturday evening, leaving gifts of silver for the couple. The party was arranged by Mrs. Rosa Mitchell, Mrs. L. J. Hanson and the Knticlsen's daughter Jcancttc. Three of Mr. Knudsen's brothers and their families came over from Graetlinger for the occas- cr and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hoi- denwith. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Schreil, Metarome, 111., arrived Friday to visit, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Elbcrt, the former and latter being sister and brother. Mrs. Elbcrt has not been well of late and,, has l^een confined to bed the ' ' , . Art Nelson, Bcrrier, Minn., vfe'*. ited ; Jht <tlae home of the Herman Voigt's 'Thursday afternoon, and Thursday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Heidenwith. Others who spent Thursday evening at Heidcnwith's were Mr. and Mrs. Hcv-inan Voigt and Mr. and Mrs. George Meyer. Mr. arid Mrs. Albert Meyer and family, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Lieb and family, Lotts Creek, Mr. and Mrs. Elmo Barber, Bode, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Meyer and son Gayle, Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Meyer and Leona Kinnitz helped William Meyer -Jr., celebrated his birthday Wednesday evening. Mr. arid Mrs. Rudv Potratz and son Rudy Jr. and daughter Elna, Westgate, visited over the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Edward Maahs, and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Potratz. Others who visited at the hitter's home were Mr. and Mrs. Albert Polralz from here, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Polralz and family, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Potralz -'and family, and Mprlin Potratz, Lotts Creek. ion. NEW MACHINERY Wood and steel water tanks, drive belts, gas engines, electric pump jacks, grain blowers, milkers, separators, manure loaders and stackers, 275 gal. capacity fuel storage tanks. Hammcrmills at new low price. Poultry and hog feeders and waterers, wood and steel wagon boxes, folding harrow draw bars. "TOWER" HI-LIFT SWEEP RAKES Sell-Out Price Used Machinery Mowers. Plows. Wagons. Cream Separators. Hammermills. Burr Mills. Wagon Boxes. Woods Bros. 5-ft. Combine. SERVICE SHOP—REPAIR PARTS—SALES Allis-Chalmers Oliver- -> New Idea Massey-Harris GMC Trucks DeLaval Dairy'Equipment ' Phone 714 Algona, Iowa A. R. Peterson left Wednesday for Everett, Wash., to visit his daughter Mrs. Otto Baumani Mrs. Fred Peterson and Mrs. A. G. Eggers were in Des Moines lust week attending a state meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary. The Ladies Guild . sponsored World's Day of Prayer at the Baptist church Friday afternoon. Mrs. Dettmar Thompson led devotions. The theme. "The Things That Make for our Peace," and "Rebuilding a Broken World on a Christian Basis" were discussed by Mrs. Frank Loofl and Mrs. Alfred E. Anderfcon respectively. Solo numbers were sung by Lavonne Peterson and Mrs. J. August Peterson. FENTON PTA SEES MOVIE PROGRAM Fenton: The association met Parent-Teachers at the schoolhouse Tuesday evening, March 4. The program, was ALGONA LAKOTANSTAKING' TRIP TO FLORIDA Lnkota: Mr. and'.,Mrs. Raymond Smith and tw& sons .left Friday via car forV Homestead) Fla., for a week's vocation and a visit with relaUve&%*trs. Ida Smith, who is now visiting-therej will return , home with- them. Louise Thaves, •Elrjnfc'tii.. Kienltz, Richard Peterson 1 and, Marvin Will be in charge of the store during their absencp., a!l , Bridge Club Mrs. Hilmer Hansbn^was hostess to the bridge club, ,Jast week Tuesda^ evening. Comumnily Club fiifj; Thirty-one men •wgrs .-in, at? tendance at the community club dinner a*t the town ihdjl -Thurs? day evening and moving pictures were shown for entertainment following the dinner. Charles will return .to San Dj- ego, Calif., to a navaj hospital for an operation for a. knee injury. Mr. and Mrs. Alrec. Boeckholt and daughter Nancy, Titonka, were callers at the F. G. Torine's Friday. Mrs. Henry Kline recently sold the acreage east of her residence ALCJONA Community singing, led by Mrs. Gerald Voigl, trombone solo by Knye Ruske, vocal selections by the high school octetle, and Mr. Cox of Ihe Holley School Supply company showed some films and demonstrated the movie projector he sells. Lunch was served after the business meeting. follows: in the east part of,t,oWn to Jake Weisbrods Entertain Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Woisbrod entertained at dinner Sunday in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Marold Schlei. Guests besides the honored couple were Rev. and Mrs. F. C. Pruol, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Schlci, Mr. and Mrs. Elwyn Schlei and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Weisbrod. Mrs. Phyllip Weisbrod, Mrs. Kate BoJlin- ger, Mrs. Dale Weisbrod and Pamela, Mr. and Mrs. Millon Weisbrod and family, Mr. and Mrs. George Bellinger and family and Wayne Aldeson. Mrs. W. V. Yager left for Des Moincs Wednesday, where she will spend a week at Ihe homo of her son ClarciK-e and his family. The Fenton Lutheran Ladies' Aid met in the church parlors Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. Fredrick and Mrs. John Gramenz as hostesses. Dr. and, Mrs. Ernest Ruske entertained the members of their bridge club Thursday evening. High score prizes went to Mr. and Mrs.iVf.jF. Tatum.: it -i Igr.'jpJag Mm '""'''' x ~ -_• t&sf-iejig- -"*&» sww -w"t-jr anu.mil n>vf>iaMw^f.(B>b VapoRubfe^ LaVonne of Seneca and Mr. and throat f chest, back. Let its famous an Mrs. C. F. Wegoner and Marlin were Sunday evening dinner guests at the W. V. Yager home. Peterson. The Don Sticklers r,e%ntly sold the house they bought': . in Blue Earth last summer and are now renting until house. they . . ... The Gufickson farnBjn rrtove'd Friday to Blue Earth, whejje they will remain until' livirSg'Ajubrtei's can be located here. Mrs. ( .Gulickson will continue to \v6i!lt |here. Mesdames Walter .Meyer artd Arthur Tietz were hbste's.ses to the Lutheran Ladies' Aici'!society at the church Thursday.,arid. contributed money for Red Cross. Will Kienitz celebrated a birthday last week Wednesday and some friends entertained him and also his wife at a steak dinner at Blue Earth that evening. SORE THROAT due to colds Let a little Vicks VapoRub melt on the tongue. Works fine; to soothe sore throat due to colds and helps reliev? irritation in upper breathing passages To Ease Spasms of Coughing Put a good spoonful of VapoRub in a bowl of boiling water. Wonderfbl relief comes as you breathe in the steaming medicinal vapors that penetrate to cold-congested upper breathing pas* sages . . . soothes' the irritation, quiets' double-actionkeep on working for hours as you sleep. d A. Qutknecht and A. -T, BucRels ^ejrfc" hoWe|SeS tft a group of friends at'Mfcg. t}ut-» knecht's last, week ^rueday even" ing, Bridge furnished entertain* meni ' ttbland Smith Sft, who spent a we.ek wjth hJs sister..a ' " Mftd, Mh and Mrst W. knecht, l&t lor his home last week, where he Is slowly improving aftef'hfs recent major operation at-iMaStirt C|ty> "•••' Charles Zbller Is home on leave from the navy and his brother Wilbur, who Is employed in Chi« cago, came home ipst week for a visit, and 'both boys and their mother ;i$f,s, Mary Zoller spent several days Visiting relatives at Brjcelyh ind WsJJs, Minn. . Mrs,;" Henry QreehfJeM and Mrs. Andrevv Jensen heW a party at Mrs. Greenfield'*) h<*he north .of town last week Tuesday afternoon, 20 women present, and Mrs. J. E. Telkamp- and Alyin Rippenti'op held one at Mrs. Telkamp's the following d$y with 16 women present, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Adams had a telephone call from their son Donald, tyhp is in the navy. Thursday saying he ha,d just landed in tHe States and was to leave Friday for a trip to Panama, then to; Cuba, back to Philadelphia arid then to Jacksonville, Fla. Donald has been in the navy since August, 1943, and has not been home for 18 months. , . v • Aid Met Fentdrt.: :',The Fairville Luth'er- an ^a.cUes' Aid met Thursday afternoon ,-ip ,the - church parlors with-.Atos.j,Wm. M.iller and -Mrs. B. Gx.Hpngjsl as hostesses. •, SubsiSJ sin -?!-—$2.6p'per year;' 7q '" . .Ady, rate'42c Jrich, Restrictions On FURNACES Sam* Models Available New Muny familln will tw cnjoytni raw thjit tje* pr«-w«r surlily Ofen ColaoUl Furnace they've bten waiting for, HAVE YOU PLACED YOUR ORDER? If not, do It quickly;' the denwhd b heavier th«n the Im- " mediate lupply _ but you'll ilwayt. be (lid you waited for a Green Colonial Furnace. Bee ut today, '•V • Whether you prefei coal, oil or ttt there'* a ipcdally de|l|ned Oreen .Colonial Furnace to iniurt your comfort. COAL Laing& Muckey Phone 464 N. Dodge St Algona. .Iowa GREERCOLOniRL FURRfiCE SERVICE American Hammered- Engineeredto Match Any Jol • Hairline differences in cylinder wear put plenty of headache in ring replacement jobs. But Why Should You Worry? AMERICAN HAMMERED has hundreds of combinations . , . and A-H jobbers can supply the one right set of piston rings for any degree of wear, in any model, of any make of engine. AMERICAN HAMMERED piston rings are engineered specifically for the replacement field . . . FOR EVERY ENGINE CONDITION. Specialists who overhaul and rebuild engines rate AMERICAN HAMMERED the "ring leader" . . . they rely on A-H for rings in every size ... of every type ... for every purpose, There's no headache, no gamble ... A-H sets match any job. !'?'•, When having your job done, insist on getting AMERICAN HAMMERED PISTON RINGS. THOMPSON Distributing Co. Phone 124 AJgpns, Iowa 9-10 *^^ OMES... but how? -An Editorial We have been hearing a lot recently about the housing shortage and mass production of homes by new government subsidized industries. Let's look into what is proposed for us in this new government program and think straight on this matter to make sure we are really doctoring the cause of our trouble and not merely taking paih-killer for the symptoms,* Mr. Wilson Wyatt, former mayor of Lou isville, Kentucky, and . now National Housing Administrator, wants to. spend $600,000,000 subsidizing a big new privately owned prefabricated housing industry—at taxpayers' expense. This industry would place house building in'the hands of a few gigantic firms or a few individuals. In effect, this would create a monopoly to the detriment of local labor and business, and strikes us as a strange procedure in view of the fight for years' against concentration of industrial power in the hands of a few people. Obviously we want homes—a lot of them —and good ones—but let's try to find a horse sense solution and not knock ourselves out looking for magic formulas.. The facts-are this scheme is on paper only. It will take from 8 months to a year to get going, cost hundreds of millions at a time when the public debt is already too big, and is bound to have a bad effect on our own local carpenters, bricklayers, suppliers and business men. Even so, it might be worth the sacrifice if there were no other solution. . We think there IS another solution. In all this hubbub over getting new homes, someone seems to have overlooked our own great building trades and industry— the second largest business in the country, employing 6,000,000 people. This great building industry is manned, experienced and ready to build homes RIGHT NOW in every local area—including our own. Why aren't they at work right now? ijr,.v.-^P - iv,^-,* ; '"BECAUSE THEY LACK MATERIALS. ' »'. ' ' That's a hard cold fact and we must quit kidding ourselves and get at the TRUTH about the situation. If materials were available, the building trades could start your houses tomorrow. Ask your own carpenter or contractor and he'll tell you. What this country needs is not a fancy new way of building homes (at taxpayers' expense), BUT THE MATERIALS TO BUILD THEM WITH. Break the bottleneck in materials and you'll see homes going up all over town. And it's our opinion that they would be better homes, better constructed, and more to the individual's taste. . ' The actual process of constructing houses, except during wartime labor shortage, has never been too much of a problem. As far back as 1925 the building industry of this country built 937,000 good homes in addition to $5,000,000 industrial construction, which was the equivalent of 900,000 more homes. It's our guess, that they could go well past the million mark with today's improved techniques, if they were given-the materials so desperately .needed. And they would do this without new Government subsidies at taxpayers' expense. We have no bones to pick with prefabricated houses as such. That's a matter ol individual taste, altho we sometimes wonder whether women will give up very easily their dreams of. a personalized home for a factory planned model that looks about the same as seven dozen others down the street. Our,contention is that the prefabricating industry ought to stand on its own feet and not be supported by taxpayers' money to the detri ment of our own local trades .and industry depending on home building for thei r livelihood, • ' How can we get materials flowing? There are several direct and important things to do—the sooner the better. 1. Make a fair adjustment on strikes. Get them settled so we can start making pipes, wire, wallboard and bathroom equipment. The longer workmen sit around doing nothing, the more aggravated the -situation beconies. 2. Make wh§t adjustments are necessary on prices of house 1 lumber to get production going. It is a fact that in some cases the present schedule is 'actually preventing production of materials, EXAMPLE: The present OPA prices offer a premium to mills who ynli cut heavy timbers for export out of this coim try but penalize mills, who cut siding, sheathing and flooring for the homes we need in this country. This doesn't make sense. Hundreds of mills who could be producing lumber for homes are closed down tight because present price ceilings would run them into bankruptcy. We believe in holding the price line to prevent inflation, but we will never get very far if production continues to be strangled, If a small adjustment will break the log jam—let's dp it. (The; building industry pays the increase necessary to get production of lumber going would not add more than $35,00 to the cost of an average house.) 3. Qwt out red tape and endless regulations. The more "the planners" try to plan our lives for us, the farther we seem to get into trouble, It's about time we. gave the g9o4 American virtues oj independence, initiative and hard work a chance to make themselves felt, • . ' * CJet us homes we want. F. S. Norton & Son Phone 289 Algona, la, , an4 wv own local trades and industrieis will take care 61 i ng immediately, and give us the pe,rsonlized ,";-. 4 'A li > •MILS.
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