The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 18, 1946 · Page 6
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 18, 1946
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PAGE SIX. St. Cecelia's Academy Graduates '. fjf thpte- at e'-ffly &>ii66l pupils 14 KosSutiY.coufrty who desire to c6rr,e»p'6 ; Hd'..'*Hh y&tihggtefs in flaj'a, .Hungary,' here ' is -their cbahce. In a letter, received by Mayor Frank Kohlhaas, two Hungarian youths, 1? and 19, ask for American .correspondents. . Mere is their letter: "Dear boys ajid .girls—We turn to you with the request answer to this letter if you have time. Write us how you are living, What are your sports and amusements? What are you interested for. ,Wc shall write you in case you answer us. Write us if you are interested for something about Hungary, e. .g. stamps or such. We should 'be very glad if you would answer us. We know Hungary now is not very much sympathetic because of the war, but we' believe in future our nation will be esteemed again. We live in a smaller town in southern part of the Great Hungarian plains, on the left bank of ( the Danube, The first of us is 17, the other 10. We both work in a small factory, preparing cotton and wool. Let .us hope we shall get let- Graduates of St. Cecelia's Academy are nietured above, names reading from top to bottom. First column — Ruth Forsberg; vice president, Robert Holtzbauer, .'Beverly Wilhelmi, Donald Bode. Second column—Robert Winter, president, Ethel Arndorfer, How- ard Weydert, Carmella Elbert. Third column — Dolores Rammer, secretary, Albert Bormann, Gladys Weishaar, Evelyn Cink. Fourth column — Paul Gisch, treasurer, Barbara Eisenbarth, Maynard Dunn, Barbara Froehlich. Uncover Ruins Of Pioneer Hotel On Excavating Job When Bradley Brothers began, excavating for a new basement under their implement building at Thorington and Nebraska Sts. they didn't know it, but they were digging right into a piece of ancient history. The diggers found the remnants of an old steam boiler, and sewer system and a few other odds and ends like dozens of soles from shoes. These relics brought to mind the fact that the site had once been occupied by Algona's earliest "uptown" hotel. Famed 60 Years Ago Old timers recall that in. the early days the place was known as the Bongey House. It was the finest in this section of the state. Many of the early-day persons of fame stopped there. This was about 60 years ago Alf Bongey, and before him his father, were proprietors of the hotel. Later it became known as the Tennant House, run by Joe Tennant, and still retained some of its earlier grandeur. But like a good many things of splendor, this early-day hotel finally had a downfall. Smallpox Ended Poker Seems that an epidemic of T __f^^^'jT^ &rvte* ^J 4 Essential Pieces • CHEST OF DRAWERS • FOLDING CARRIAGE • STURDY HIGH CHAIR • DROP SIDE BED Foster Furniture smallpox strucV the hotel, with with the disease. Immediately the place was closed, pulling to an end the early-day poker sessions for which the place was famous. After being closed some years, plans were made to reopen it, and workmen started to remodel. One of the workmen was stricken ill, and came down with smallpox. That closed the doors for good. Later, the structure was purchased and the lumber used for other building. In the meantime, the basement was filled in, and along with it most of the early plumbing and heating, and the shoes which undoubtedly were part of the clothing cast off by occupants who were taking no chances on smallpox when they left thq place. That was a long, long time ago, and Joe and Walt Bradley are mildly interested in the historic site, but more interested in completing their own extensive modernization on the same location which they now own. We've had several good fish stories, this season, but this one concerns a rabbit and a parakeet — especially the parakeet. The parakeet is the property of H. D. Clapsaddle. who acquired the small bird, which looks like a miniature parrot, from a parakeet fancier who happened by and sent one to the local oilman. The parakeet's cage has no door ... it is free as can be ... in the house. Horace calls his pel "Jo-Jo" but admits he calls the bird thai because he isn't sure wheihec it. should be just plain Joe or maybe Josephine. Anyway, Jo-Jo flits around the house like one of the family, but knows when to retire to the cage, also. The Clapsaddles have several rabbits, and one day Jo-Jo turned up missing. Later the bird was found nestling side by side with a rabbit, both peacefully sleeping. Towmend Flash By Mrs. A. M. Anderson A Townsend club, a going club, in the town puts the Townsend Plan immediately on the map. It indicates life, enthusiasm, success, planned concerted action and it identifies local club members with a nationally known well organized, militant body. A strong club means a strong council and a strong council means "a well-governpd, democratic body functioning from the grass-roots right up to the top —the national council. The national council by virtue of its place on the board oj directors of the Townsend National Recovery Plan, Inc., is now in control of the organization. We will be able to preserve our democratic organization in the Townsend movement, if we keep pur club councils strong. That is fundamental.—Adv. Irvington I's A I - '-TKlt f Busy 4-H Group f Irvington: The Irvington I's 4-H club has had a busy time' with four meetings in recent lays. Donna Chamberlain, Bernadine Rochleau 'and Ardis Bosworth were hosts at the various meetings'; Mrs. Margaret Harms, fdrmerly Margaret Hansen, was one of three 4-H girls honored at the recent Rally Day at >Burt. She had been an active 4-H member for nine years. The meeting June 17 was with Margaret Harms, at Titonka. Mary Cain, Gor- Patricia Gillespie, Lauritzen Honored By Education Group A. E. Lauritzen, Kossuth county superintendent of schools, Algona, has been named as a member of the Commision on Teachers .in Iowa Elementary and Secondary includes repre- .of the state, department e''instruction, state board of edjtjcSjional examiners, and pro- fesional teachers from all branches of education. , ^u. Ut, rtdhthaaS is add.ressMUs "Chief Mayor';" arid the letjeij is ty'jpeWtitteft,' 'eVtSeiltij? *d -fey : seffteprfti little; a\yliWafd< ,!•< . -. . ' Arid''how;, did .they hapbtrt \f> pick i Algeria?- Sirtiphi <libuiS •Klbs'suth, for ,wh>jm -Kofiktlif bolinty is named, was one of the greatest of Hurtgariatt patriots, Sortiehow Kossuth county was discovered by the two youths, hence the letter to Algona,. Matte Old Stoics Qujr New Location: Bclihitl Kent Motors "MAKE IT A MILLION!" ENLIST IN A GRADE WITH YOUR ARMY MOS a GOOD' JOB FOR YOU U. S. Army CHOO'iF THIS FINE PROFESSION NOWI BARRY BUILDING ALGONA, IDtyA riioNi* doo , • ' ' • .'• '>.-. Army veterans,who held certain Military Occupational Spe.cialtiea may feenlUt in tt grade commensurate with their skill and experience, provided they' Were honorably discharged on o.r alter May 12, 194S- -and provided they reenlist before July 1, 1946. Over three-quarters of a.million men have joined the new Regular Army already. MAKE IT A MILLION! Full facts .are at any Army Camp, Post, or Recruiting Station. . ^"•H ICE CREAM FREEZER For faster, easier freezing get this special value- Hand-: wood tub, welded wire hoops, double tinned container. 2-6-8 quart size $6.50 Try this Easy Way to CLEAN DENTAL PLATES At last, • Klentlle ,«•» t» dun dental pUtet »n4 bridge* REALLY clean. Juit put your plate in • glass of water. Add • Illlto quick actinc Kletnite. With niagic-IIke »ptcd, diicolora- lion, itaina and denlur* odor v«nish —lh» original clean brightness returns! It's easy, economical. Ask your druggist for Kleenltt today. KLEENITEf/jeBrosWess Way Get KLEEN1TE today at THU- ENTE PHARMACY (successor to A. H, Borchardt) and all good druggists. , - JUHG BRior Silver Plated Trays Hammered Aluminum Trays Silver Pieces Salt and Peppers Cream and Sugars Bon Bpn Dishes Continental Hammered AluminuST™*" Hand wrought, non'iarnish^ble, superb quality, distinctive de-i these pieces wilt be a joy to own for a life time. Udlfs Wrist \¥atche* l> solid gold case ^ffti^^f' 4HMMMP ^w ^Wte ^BV. . . W ^^SHJP . MIXING BOWL SET Heavy crockery bowls in bright iporcelain finish. Sizes 6, 8 and 10 inches top diameter. ••' ' '• 'I. Set of 3 95c WATER SET Set consists of large 80-oz. decorated pitcher with ice lip "and 6 matching 9-oz. tumblers. $3.85 FRUIT JAR FUNNEL Made of tempered glass. A big help in canning. I5c ICE TEA GLASSES 20 oz, glasses with green floral design. for 756 BURPEE CANNERS for preserving fpod the modern way. , $19.90 $22.90 Genuine Foley FOOD MILLS $1.50 HOT LIFT TONGS 50Q COLORED TUMBLERS Beautiful frosted pastel coir ors with matching coasters or ash trays. Must be seen to be appreciated. Set of eight. White enamel witih black trini." •Q> I JJ4 $1.43 PRESTO ALUMINUM PRESSURE COOKER y . •• .• •.;- '\ Back again'/ and: more streamlined and.pfrjcient than before. You'll Iqve.Us gleaming' finish and plastic 'handles! •> '• : » ^ . . These cann^rs pprrie *; W' Often. Urge epgjneied keffift-jwjth lift out .wir&rac&. Uolsls'isevin i jars.. ..:.- . '.' --ff f 'mm, 4^^ PB^P^ '.^BP ' m ^i' JP^k Q, f. ttjijjjM f^MH| JWI

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