The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 23, 1946 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 23, 1946
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f Is sit fbf «nr«f th«i most entertaining StmdaP hlete iii a long tifneY ;. . That -is, ptwidM the wtad is right. the- Lions Club 'Kite Flying and Model Planes contest will Be held at the fair-grounds, staftirtg at 2 p. m. Entry blanks should M tllmed in by Friday .might, and <s|.fl fyl obtained and turned In at R6s- coo's Grocery, Shilts* Shoe Store and Sorerisen's Gtocery. t Sand Concert Fir*i • festivities Will start with a band concert toy the ••Atifoha |£hool band, directed by IttiSS Ouster. The band will play ptt State Street, Sunday afternoon; after which it will '^6 to the fair- .grounds, where Boy Scouts ami other groups will hold a flSg Ceremony. . ' Kites and model planes will be judged in several classes. .,*VA feature of the event will be the grand finale, when all the kites will be put into the air at , the same time—and that should ; be something! i Many Prizes Offored c prizes donated by local merchants will be on display this week in d window at the Shilts Shoe Sto.rc, . Contests will bo held in the following classes: 1—Glider models. ' 2—Kites. 3—Rubber band models. 4—Engine model plane. 5—Scale model, solid or flying.' Several jej-propelled planes have been entered. They are powered by a life-belt inflation cartridge, and they work. \ Si Roth is general chairman of the day, assisted by Earl Spra.gue. WM. A. PETERS, ALBERT STAEHLE SUCCUMB AT BURT Hurt: Two of Burt's pioneer residents died within'a few hours of each other, Saturday. The first, death 'was that of William A.' Peters, who died about 10:30 a. m. Saturday morning, following a heart ' attack. The second was that :of Albert Staehle, who has been, in poor health for sonic time.' Hf> passed away Saturday,, afternoon' at 1:15 O'clock* "' ' ' "' ' ' fta? K« Mill* &u»i mutton, has bean cd a free WMk'i itip K*w York Oil?, arid IMitei Friday 6i this week i* enjoy he* Unexpected pHs*. 'Wife of the Pfeibyfetian tninlsie* at Buti, Mrs, Mill* Mis it the mother ot an Id .••., •».•,-;. ' ' •• inister's WifiWins Free Trip To New ' -*Ji*t -... ;,,.*. -j • A a . , .. . t. . . - . i • ' • months old son, togaa lak ing 1 a DuBarty success course, which ifteludes, siigf- Srastidii as 16 dW, tnenu and exercises, last 0«, IS, Along wiih tho course, those taking it we** asked Jo submit a letter at completion of the course, stating what they thought af it. Ff&m iJt* records they made i« P£ course, and the letiets, iBf Riehafd Hudriut Co. o* JffrMf York city awarded ihw* free trips to New Yoirk, Hill was one of the wir Prize a Bombshell The winning of a ffde- week's l«p to New York came as a bombshell to the Mill family, and their many friends in Butt. Especially to to Rev. Hill. Who said! "I'm surprised," and let it go at thai. According to infromaiion Mrs. Hill has received from the Hudnul.firm, she will be a truest at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel while in New York, will be given & gown made by a famous designer especialy for her, and will have her hair styled by the Mudnui salon. In addition, she will be taken on special trips to fta- dio City, where she will be a studio 9uesl at a Broadcast, to Radio City music hall, and other points of interest. The trip leaves Rev. Hill with a problem of running his own home for a week or ESTABLISHED ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 1946 Twelve Pages —Two Sections more, and taking cafe of mi son, but there is also a iense of pride in winning such *n award. Mrs. Hill, a charming, pfeiV ty younjf lady, will be aft 6«v cellenl representatives of this section of the country, and is certainly in for a round FARM, HIGHWAY ACCIDENTS IN JURE 2 Women Debate, Tell Views on Solo Vacation inps YES, THEY SAY! The affirmative team, of the Portland Progress Club debate, is pictured above, giving a "thumbs up" indication of their views with regard to th6 question: Resolved—That women should go on a vacation alone. ; Although the team lost, they made many a good point, and who knows, perhaps when the husbands ^ their strong points 'in the argument they may SIPEWINSTHAT —Alffona Upper DCS Moiiies Ncwsfoto' ; get their way. :•'.,' -In the picture, left to right, are Mrs. Earl Miller, ' 'captain, Mrs. F. A. .Drone, ' Mrs. Cliff Ringsdorf, "<| NO,THEY SAY! The above 11 women, taking Zanke, Mj^Gwrge^Larson!" Mr" Mamie WinkoL '? thumbs down gesture, just how trey feel about the JMrs, Moke Arend (hostess), and Mrs. Fred Davis * iclea °* women taking a vacation trip alone. They (with Leroy and Garry.) • • ' ;; -represented the winning side iri^the debate • —Ateona Upper DCS Moines Newsfoto Left to right, they are: Mrs. Russ Shipler, captain, Mrs. Ray McWhorter, Mrs. Cliff Young Mrs Howard Sparks (and Jimmie), Mrs. Earl Shipler (and Marcia), Mrs. F. A. Ringsdorf, Mrs P W Arend, Mrs. R A. Harvey, Mrs. R. C. Lovstad Mrs R. J. Moore and Mrs. G. W. Patterson. , and 'soon; after'/vtheir,, they came ,to 'thds^littty, Ijfvjnjj; nine years in Ramsey, ^township, 20 years in Portland township and the,past 25 years in ; Burt. They celebrated their gpjden 'wedding four years ago. Mr. Peters served 'on the Burt town council for several' years, and was manager of -the Burt Telephone Co. for a number'-T of years also, before he retired frbm active business life. •'." ' He is survived by his wife and seven children: Mary'Peters, El- cin, 111.; Mrs. O. Hi Graham, VBurt; Mrs. H. S. , Young, Osago; Mrs, R. I. de la.Hunt, Ames; William Peters, Detroit; Mrs. George Gebha'rdt, Chicago; >and Dblli- vcr, Burt. ,There are also nine grandchildren. , • He was a brother of, the late Dr. W_. T. Peters, pioneer Burt physician. • - ; '.• • Funeral services 'were - held • Monday afternoon from the home at 2 p. hi., with burial in the -.Bancroft cemetery, v Roy, R, K. fHill, Presbyterian minister, officiated. Stehle Rites Today Mr. Stehle's services, will be held , this afternoon (Tuesday, April 23), at 1:30 p. m. at the home, and at 2 p. m. at the po-es- •;byterian church, with Rev, Hill officiating., Burial will be in the Burt cemetery, '. . Mr. Staehle was in the hardware business in Burt for a number of years, and then lived in Mitchell, S, D,, fop a time, later returning to Burt and tie hardware business here, He had been -retired for a number of years, and in poor health,?the past few [years. ' Should a : , woman j take her va- cation'alone?: ': We mean, that is, should ' <i\e be burdened down with a hubby or other family members on the trip? In a spirit of fun and lively debate, and by a close margin tally, the judges at the debate on the question: "Resolved—that a woman should go on a vacation alone," upheld the negative side of .the contest, so if their word was final, .the husbands seem destined to go along on the vacation-—Or will they? • At any rate; 'a .good time was in evidence during the arguments presented by the 22 women participating in the event at the home of Mrs. Mike Arend, in Portland twp. Thursday afternoon. "' Someone To "Pay Bills" The negative side, the side that won and favored taking the men along, presented some good arguments, a few pf them riot ideal- istip, either; "Take the man along to pay the bills," said one. . A recent bride said, "I want my husband along." "Both the man and woman work, why not have a good time together," was another viewpoint. s "Why we've been married 25 JoKn . Funeral At St. Joe St. Joe: Funeral , services for John Brass, age 92, of Breckenridge, Minn., were ; held Monday at 10 a. m. in St. Joseph's church. liTllcllii CHILD A MILE Rev. Father Geo. Theobald read the requiem high mass. Mr. Brass had visited with relatives in St. Joe this winter. After returning to Breckenridge he submitted to an operation there and never'fully recovered. He is survived by three nieces in the St. Joe community: Mrs. Adam Kramer, Mrs. Sebastian Kramer, and Mrs. Dennis Wagner. The farm operated by Dennis Wagner is owned by Mr. Brass. , popr neaiTO?we past few He is survived by his ,widow and one daughter, Mrs. H. •;.L, Sauerman of Sparta, Wis. i Mr. and Mrs, St?h,le nave long ;been jrated amppfi we leading ; citizens; ptBur^x^;^:/.!;. "' : ". Wayne Keith Loies Portland; Last abppt 5i3Q p. m,, hoM?e ; on;tKe W Caught.} , the -SfR-jr.,,1 years; I wouldn't think of, goin without my hubby," exclaimed another negative debater. And the gossip element came into discussion. "Eliminate the go»»ip by taking your man along," argued one woman. Otljer points brought out on past trips of a family nature that were fun, and pointed out thait not taking -a husband along is likely to caqse the wife to talk about her troubles ii> places where she had best not do so, Of course, you understand, the PITCHFORKPIERCES CHEEK OF BOY/5 Four Corners: "Francis Bjustrom, 5, son ot. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Bjustrom, is recpvering from an unusual accident that might have cost him his life as the result of a mishap last week. He was at Hie home of his grandmother, Mrs. Violet Walker, and ran into-the,-barn where the men wer|> pitching manure. He ran into the barn just in time to 'be struck in the cheek with a pitchfork, ' the?'. tine running through his cheek, v He was immediately taken to a doctor and gjven treatment, including a shot for tetanus. He is recovering nicely, ••' Swea City: Tragedy . struck the Mike Farrow family on Easter weekend 'when their,/ 18 months old son drowned in a slough near their farm home, 11 miles northeast of Swea City, Saturday afternoon. " ' ' The baby 'had been playing near th6 house at 2 o'clock. At 2:15 p. m, he was found face-up in the slough. The "distracted mother, who made.the discovery, had no means of summoning help, as Mr..'Farrow was away from home and the family is without a ^telephone. Carrying the child's bociy, she ran for nearly a mile to the home of her husband's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dave Farrow. Medical aid was called but it was* found that resuscitation was impossible. . . < One other child, Louis, 5, who attends Grant Consolidated school, survives, with the parents. The farm where the tragedy occurred is in the extreme northeast corner of Grant township. ljusbands Jiad nothing to about the question at all, Go AlP»»erw6et « Rwt N But the gffirmative point view didn't lose withput a say gl from that side, "Leave the man h,W9 le, Here are g f ew gage points how wprk a learn siaid pne, "We should get fll tfe tiine ' from o«r |jindff,^r|jnaj; ^^WmjjttMs, gn4 wsuMyje .^ ^flpjiJegUy TSecJaftl, heart; grow. S ttfa p&WiRterafe to % :.wfjj6* Bbi^ >l^te*SHwr«$ Farmerf To By New MliJk Prices Farmers will prof J> by a recent change made in 1he directive on dairy production payments, 0, L, Thoreson, cpwnty said Monday, An increase in -for May and June ovec thpse paid in May and 4845,? pf ' 20c tpr , ,? whole milk and §?,|PP will be allpwed, Payments wiijl tje | a Per ib, April ,,. T : t tq help | 'mte W; IffeW WAR VET IS NEW HOTEL MANAGER Mr. and Mrs, Gordon Trousdale are the new managers of the Hotel Algona. They succeed Mr. and Mrs. Kerr, who were transferred to another hotel of the Boss chain last week. Mr. and Mrs. Trousdale came from Ida Grove, where Mr. Trousdale formerly operated his own hotel. The couple have one son, three years old. After serving in the army in a quartermaster unit 1',$ years overseas in both the European and Mrs. Lucille Lloyds 'Rites On^ Wednesday Funeral services for Mrs. Lu cillejE.. Lloyd,; 29,. will be held Wednesday morning at 9:30 a St. Cecelia's Catholic church with Father J. M. Mallinger of ficiating. , Mrs. Lloyd pased away Sunday morning at her home on Nortl Main St. after an illness of abou four months. She is survived by her • hus band, ;her mother, Mrs. Wm. My> ers of Algona, two children anc two stepchildren, and four brothers and two sisters. The brothers are Eugene and Jerry of Algona Wm. of Fort Dodge, and Dennis of Boston. Sisters are Mrs. Laura Patton and Mrs. Mary Masserley of Fort Dpdge. theatre,' Mr. Tj-ousdale glad to be in the hotel business again- He js a native -of. iowa, but worked in hotels in tos An- 1^ and ? at tte Edgewater Beg?h flotel, Chicago, He took a course jn hotel administration at Michigan State College. ••-• Being in a hotel is not novel for Mr, Ti-oHsdalej'as his parents ; 9lsfQ -liotel SWIFTS PLAN NEW $25;000 HATCHERY , Chet Kurtz, manager .here foi Swift & Co., said last Saturday that Swift & Co. intend to build a new $25,000 to $30,000 modern, all brick and tile hatchery on the site of their present hatchery, just west of the main Swift plant. The work will begin just as soon as the present hatching season is over and materials can be obtained, he added, The expansion was originally planned for 1942 but because of the war the work was suspended. Because the construction will be principally of brick and tile, which is not as critical as lumber in building, the firm expected to get the work completed this year, it was stated. Plans, for the new building haye already been drawn. Five Couples Get Weddipg Licenses Five Jicenses to wed have been issued in the past week at the clerk pf court's office here, as f,pjlows; JfiwDuane E. Cornelius Ethel A. Wpisbrod. both Plathe, Irv, JThul,pode;., v $r? apd, Eiiavene Ship- PERRY COLLINS TO HEADC.OFC. Perry Collhis was' elected president of the Algona Chamber of Commerce, last Thursday night, at a meeting of the board of directors, both carryover and the four newly elected members. Joel Herbst was named vice- president. Mr. Collins, who is associated with the "Pioneer Hybrid Seed Corn Co., has been active in Algona civic life ever since coming to Algona some years ago, and Mr. Herbst, local insurance man, also a city councilman, has taken unusual 'interest in civic development. Only one committee was named at the meeting, that being the new closing committee. Named to this group were Ray Beamish as chairman, W. T." Giossi, A. E. Kresensky, Roy Ingham, John Kohlhaas, Chet Wil- W. E. Hawcott, Chris Wallukait, Harold Blinkman and Roman Waldera. Other committees for the coining year are being selected this week and will be announced as soon as the selections are completed. SAFETY CEREMONY HERE ON THURSDAY The safety award won by Algona for the best safety record in 1945 in its class will be presented Thursday, noon, at the Kiwanis the Algona Hotel, Mayor Frank Kohihaas said Monday. Frank Ulish, state safety director, Harry Brown, pf the highway patrol, and perhaps even Governor Blue will be on hand. Efforts were being made Monday to have the governor here for foccafion, the mayor stated. Other special guests will be city officials, highway patrolmen and safety council oficials from yaroius places. Algopa won the :rophy in the 4,000-5000 population bracket for the state. Farm Y<n$r Thrown From Horse, Injured Portlatid: Russ,ei parspns, 7th grade pupiJ, .was b^fy jnj W e4 about iwon, Fndjy, wfule riding wrseback: at h»me o| US parents. . >,-' : - ; .;. .,- ..'-.A -' Toe hpr§ running near t brown Baseball Benefit At Academy Hall Tonight A baseball benefit will be held this evening (Tuesday) at St. Cecelia's Academy for the purpose of raising funds for the Academy nine. The public is invited. The Academy team turned in its first victory, Monday afternoon, defeating Lu Verne, 6 to 2, on the* local diamond. Bob Winter turned in a two-hit game. Algona high school also won its most recent game, defeating Wesley last Thursday afternoon. JAYCEES SELECT DERBY COMMITTEE Junior Chamber of Commerce committees for the forthcoming 1946 Soap Box Derby have been named by Al Buchanan, general chairman of the event. The committees: Promotion—E. H. Hutohins, chairman. Bill Sharp, C. C. Shierk, Ted Chrischilles, Bob La Barre, Don Arns, Don Smith and Bill Steele. Morning program—Bob Williams, chairman, Fred Kent, Bob Warrington, Jim Murtagh. Race—D. Dannewitz, chairman, Bcb Williams. Afternoon program — Bert Baldwin, chairman, Ralph Lindhorst, Dick Norton, Bob fJolte, L. S. Bohannon, Raiph Dieckman, John Haggard, Bob LaBarre, Fred Kent Jr., Ray Funk and Joe Bradley. Downtown Celebration Chairmen^-Craig Smith and Dick Post. Dance—Ray Cook. Games—Harlan Sigsbee, chairman, Dick Cowan, Lee^Kinyon, Joe Bloom, Harold McNertney, Ed Ostrum and Jim Murtagh. Dqte of the Derby has tenta^ tively been set for June 20, • RITES AT CORWITH BOY HIT BY CAR BADLY HURT; LONE ROCK MAN INJURED An eight-year-old boy was still unconscious, Monday, in the Kossuth hospital, as the result of being struck by a car, Sunday, noon on highway 169, south of Bancroft, and a 32-year-old Lone farmer received severe injuries, Sunday afternoon, as he was con- : eluding work on his farm. The two mishaps culminated a week of mishaps and accidents around the county that so far have brought no fatalities, but' many close calls. The injured: Gerald A. Alvey, 8, son of Ran- « dall Alvey, Burt. Harold Marlow, 32, Lone Rock ; farmer. Marlow, also, was in the Kossuth hospital Monday, but had; recovered consciousness, the at- ; tending physician stated.; '•:...• 2 Boy Had Been Fishinsf : The Alvey boy had been fishing at the river, near highway/! 169, between Burt and Bancroft;: Sunday morning, with his father; ;^H and his twin brother, James.': v As the trio'were preparing; toY- return -to their .car, which^yras^ parked near" the. bridge, 0erald*j went through a fence first vajid^ dashed out onto the highway; be¥:'5 fore he could, be stopped.';, , • '••;;•"•*£ ppnd>"'c6uid swpC'c who was knocked'unconscious;!'' ,. Vipond took the boy to-a dbc4 ; tor at Burt, .and he • was' later f ill rushed to Algbna. Because of his condition, no'; definite diagnosis had yet been made of his injuries, but it seemed Monday that his condition, even though he was still unconscious, was better. ' Mr. Alvey, the boy's father, is a C. & N. W. section employe at Burt. D. S, Hutchinson, state patrolman, who investigated the accident, said that no charges had been filed against Vipond as of Monday, but further investigation was being made Monday af- ; ternoon. , • ' ' Tractor Wheels Locked The Marlow : accident happened just a few minutes before the young farmer would have finished his day's chores. •; Harold, who farms 1 % miles north and about one mile east of Lone Rock, had completed set* ting the tractor wheels differently, and prepared to put the machine into a shed. As-he was turning it around the front wheels locked, and the tractor tipped over, pinning him beneath; it. He was knocked uncon- sciou, but had regained consciousness, Monday. He suffered fractured ribs, a , fractured breastbone and Internal injuries the full extent of which have yet to be deter, mined. Marlow, who is a son of Mr. and Mrs, Lem Marlow of Lone Rock, was married only a month or two ago, Car Rolls^-2 Unhurt Another accident, at 4; a. m; . Sunday, luckily allowed twp oe.-1 cupants of- a :\cap to escape out injuries Funeral services for Lester Vincent MettjlJe, wfio was kjlled in a 15-ft. fall from a se§f while doing cans'truftipn wprjs at qiintpri, la., wjU be h.eld Thursday morning §t 10 a. n). at ' m

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