The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 30, 1946 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, July 30, 1946
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sipsaffiif^ %"$;->>.;:;rf''5f?^ ! : 'Kr i"'-"''V.v'---.' ; ':'/.-'-;~ V'k-'-V 1 \ '••:, •'."; Wij ^ * Kossuth Co. Hibred Seed : Coiil >i$:A CHEW FROM WlUTTEMOnE, is taking time btlt for' a quick'drink of good water, in .the above plc!tur,e,'taken 'at the Walter Vaudt-farm, two miles sduth of Whittemore, This' detasseling crew consisted; of Pdte Schumacher, foreman (left), Mrs. Orville Barber, -M^ Elizabeth Hogan, Pat Jergens, Helen (Skip) Fan-ell,iMrs. Mary Kenne, Mrs. Irene.Schmit, M£s'. Joe Esser, ahd Mrs. Merlyn Wagner and. Ther- ese Kollasch in the foreground, kneeling. Detasseling can. be hot work-in Warm weather; water is mighty welcome. . .Many fields in the Whittemore area are producing hi-bred corn. Farmers cori.tfact'for raising it on a bushel basis, with the amount varying accord- •ing to market and land factors. (Algona Upper DCS Mdirtes Newsfoto). „•. ft'- iUNTY PRODUCING 100,000 BU. 47PLANTING THE NEW DETASSEJJrVO WAV is shown above. Here, Ranney Leek of Algona is operating one of .two detasseling machines being used in this area by Pioneer. ' .'{ Riding out front in the elevaYe'd platforms are Mrs. Alice Jergens, Whlttemore; Delores Gadc, Wcst%end; Dorothy Ostwald, Whittemore; Kathryn Reisner, Lotts Creek! Hjjen Schmidt, Lone Rock; and Alice Heinrich, Whittemore. •;"< This picture was taken at therMartin Duffy ,farm south of Whittemore. >; ; The detasseling machines haye some advantages. They make it casfcr Tor the de\asselers, allows eV&n short workers to reach the lop of tall stalks, and provide an even distribution of the work. The machines were first used; t\vo years ago, but not until this year have the "bugs" been eliminated to! the extent where they can be used to the extent they were intended. (Algona Upper Des Moines Newsfoto) A CREW PROM BURT, now detasseling corn [or the Pioneer Hibred Co. is shown above. The picture was snapped in Irvington twp. last Wednesday,- as the crew was ready to take on a noon-day meal. Rain and mud didn't stop this group. In the picture are lelt to right, back row- R. H. Simpson, supervisor, Margaret Officer, Mary Griese, Joyce Geilenfeld, LaVonne Griese, Betty Gebken, Anna Sankey and W. B. Officer, supervisor. Middle row, Leona Gilford, Phyllis Christenseri, Kathleen Groen, Delores Black and Frances Habeger, timekeeper. In the Iront row, kneeling, are Beverly. Dilsworth, Jean Leeper, Joan Mann and Evelyn Daniels. . i,'.'' ; |With' 300 dejasselers 'at Work in-Kossuth and some' 200 to start in Palo Alto this week, the year- W tasktof preparing seed corn for •1947 .is' well ;Under way in • this aVea by the Pioneer Hi-Bred Seed Corn Co.; * . W And along with the old•'• : style detasseling methoos, -'with individual workers walking through each corn TOW, two delassfcling ma- Chines are in operation and l-giying: results that may be ;,the beginning of the end for -the old-fashioned, 'method of ^, doing the job. ' . i 3?he .two machines were in operation last'week south of Whit- .tembre, and doing good; work. -Their use does not eliminate any labor, but. does-enable the pickers to do a better job with less leg work. . . 'Grow Se veii Varieties , •-'The pioneer Company has some 2,300 acres of land .under ' contract in ; this aiw.Jor,ed ..." corn' raising. Each field must be 1 detassele,d>- i f rorn -7 ,to 15 times; Seven •ihibr'ed .varieties --are now • KTr; 1 .' :_-.!Viv* .1...._"•;"• i_i•' •t^'^ H »*«iu'-. JjArn ESTABLISHED 1805 ALfiONA,aOWA, TUESDAY, JULY 30, 1946 Two Sections—12 Pages VOL. 81—NO. 30 -,•••/-:% • ''--'A ? •'•••! •-.'.'•''if. 1 :>r|| : > ci;' . ;>•$ 11 COURT CASES AFTER TRAFFIC DRIVE sw«w,K»w»»wvi:-"»""F>'* . 7i~. , fiabbtU;•" 100.000 busHels 6!;hlgh ; ' cruality hi-bred seed," said Hedlund. 01 Ihat about 80000 to 85,000 bushels will be '"j bagged. " : . -,-.v " fDetasselers are getting 60c an Hour. The payroll for Kossuth for'this job alone will run-about $25,000: . •• \$... 1^ Farmers Under Contract "• i, : ^Fa;rrh6ks-! whose land 1 isi.unijer, cbntracv;fprl Pioneer seed raiding (follow: •••'.• ••' •. ' • .'? Pliim Creek: C. E. ;Priebe, B. E; Pierce, M. C. ( Humphrey, Lyle Young, Clif Benschoter .and Leo '« ' ^»M1_:-- • . 'V' .. ' ,• J- '• ' - '" •'" .^ Miller. Sherman: -. - . , H. EV Plathe, Mil- . , ford Elathe, Alvjn Klein and Ed ' '.' Chester Schoby. Armor Lemkee." Louis Greinert, Elwood.' Riverdale: • Irvington: -Whittemore.: ,„ . August Vaudt,, Walter Vaudt, Louis Duffy, Hugh Duffy, Martin Duffy, L. G, Fuchsen, John Stei- erVand.Ed Youngwirth'.Hedlund estimated that the corn would start coming into the main plant here abpUt Sept. 20. The growers do the picking and deliver the corn 1 at the. plant, where the sorting and drying begins. Every ear of corn is hand inspected,' with-Ralph Valentine, asst. manager, and Hedlnnd, overseeing this s chore. : iHave Breeding Section, Also ^ At -the present time the Pioneer plant has 18 full ti<pe employees and the breeding section, of which Perry Collins is in charge,: has another five. The » tore,eding section, with offices in the Kennedy «? Parsons Co, building here, devotes its entire time to development and im? iprovement ol strains. | The plant prPPer- i&iponcerned Injy, with the pfoductlori and : processing of cprn aPtHslly to be marketed for seed. ' The cpmpanyj ibrptjght in a of Jjexiean .workers, but , n ^ ,^pnt.r;aet;laborers .will npt ^e used except tp 111! in >Vhere JpcaJ help is npt sufiqlent tp dp the jpb, in the mesntime the IB-have been put to work of noxjoiis weeds, grid FARMER INJURED WHEN TEAM RUNS AWAY, THRESHING Seneca: Virgil Voore, farmer living northeast of Seneca, is a patient .at a Fairmont, Minn., hospital as a result of a threshing accident last Thursday evening. ( •''Moore' suffered, a broken leg and other' in juries: jvhen his tea T" an away wKile'; hitched to a, rack oaded with 6a,t;btthdles. The-:ad? ' ia -p^cfivapflBgWl^W«rtnn8 ;fe^8or4pmSM^: ; fc«|¥liSP| v ; ... ' |! SoiniifBillyy'ihad wotighi<'. the oad'of bundles in from the field when Mr. Mo'ore took over 'and [rove up to the machined Some- hing frightened the team, which hen ran back out into the field. This did 'not seem serious until uddenly the team turned sharp- y,. throwing the loaded :rack rom the running 'gear. The. horses, now thoroughly Tightened, tore the front wheels rom. the trailer and headed di- •ectly -for a fence in which .they became' entangled. The ,rest .of he threshing gang having -stopped .the machine ran to give,aid ind ; found : Mr. Moore under the pad, 'SUfering intense pain. •• Efforts were' made to call doctor - at Bancroft, Armstrong, and Swea City, but all were out, i and:-Dr. Clapsaddle was finally reached. He placed the "leg in a splint and helped get Mr, Moore .o an ambulance. When Mr. Moore reached the hospital there was no one present able to take x-rays and the exact extent of his injuries were not known immediately. ONE HURT NEAR LONE ROCK, SATURDAY NIGHT Fenton: Mrs. Lawrence Newbrough suffered head injuries- about midnight. Saturday, as the result of an automobile accident one mile west of Lone Rock, in front of the Newbrough farm enhance. Mr. and Mrs. Newtorough and their children had been attending the Burt celebration, and were on their way home. As they went to turn into their driveway, a car behind them, occupied by Mr. and Mrs. George Jorgensen Jr. of Fenton, collided with the Newbrough machine, throwing it Into a ditch and badly damaging it. Mrs. Newbrough was the only Algoni V ;.™= " ••"' H j»'V... i*~« '';- -:-'^t Loses, Burt Womq^n Leaves Aug. For Visit To Denmark "' Burt: '• Mrs. Lc\vis Larsen of Burt will sail August 5 : foc; Denmark, her first visit to her old home since 1916. She has booked passage on the S. S. Marine Perch.' Sne plans to:leave Burt August 1 for Chicago, where a niece and daughter will join her and accompany her on the trip to Jutland, Denmark, her old home. She has two sisters and-a brother'living there. During her absence, she has rented her home lor a year. She BWep.tsHo spend at least the next winter in Denmark. ' . ."ijic^ewing circle ol which she is a,niembcr had a farewcll : pa'rty'foir-her'Iast.Thursday 'afternoon/: Wednesday: aftcrnoOn, .. ... , ..-/., - •--'- -•^icu^tatn(^:Mew<la4i<»'.^Mr^ncf.|^ l 2 BRONC RIDERS HURT AS900SEE SENEGARODEO "With some 90 adults and children witnessing the events, the Seneca Saddle Club's 1946 Rodeo was held at the club grounds Sunday, iVt miles north of Senca. A grand parade opened the program. ,Music. _was furnished ?¥&: Feet Movies On Trip Historical Points ThcK 1 !.'will:pti ! sortie; 900 feet of new mo yiesijisooin'; available ' iri this vicinity as the result of a 16- day trip taken-recently, toy Mr. and : Mrs. Bill Dau-and family. The Daus returned last, Friday evening- after a 3|800 mile jaunt that took \hern.tQithe.'middle.'Alj- lantic coast, up to Boston, and back via Niagara ', falls and Canada. , With.Bill, Jr.'and Evelyn, the party headed for St. Louis and then over to Reelfoot Lake, Tenn., where Fritz; Pierce is a federal game warden, Mr. and Mrs. Pierce, well known where where they, were • residents for a number of years/were at home when the Daus drove up and had just finished reading the Centennial Edition of'The Upper ,Des . . one injured, RITES WEDNESDAY .BECKER Funeral services for Mrs, Jos eph Becker,. St, Joe, wiU*e held at 8 o'clock Wednesday morriing at the §t, ,Jpe Rey, MRS. JOHN ELBERT DIES, fHIPIORE Whittemore: .funeral services for Mrs. John V; Blbert, 67, were held in ^t: Michael's Catholic church Tuesday jnprning, July 30, at 9 o'clock the Rev. Father Pick, officiating. Mrs, Elbert has jbeen ailing for several years and on Saturday evening the Lord called her, tp hifj eternal home. Anna Ganglott Elbert was born Aug. ?2, 1879, at Metamora, 111. Her parents were Mr, and ,Mrs. J. J, Gaijglojfjf. and PR-Jan- 26, 1897 she was united in,'holy matrimony w,Jth J . V, Egbert, also at Metamora, and'in the year of 1900 she, with-hat-husband came to this vicinity, settling on'a farm ,, u ...^^,, and were : commenting oh tht signature .page at 1 the imc, Bill said. Two Days in Washington After a day and a night iri the Reelfoot .Lake vicinity, the Al- ;ona family headed over the nountains of eastern Tennessee, :o Knoxville,' and then to Wash- ngton, D. C., where they spent wo days. From there they went ,o Philadelphia, and then spent ;hree days in New York, living a block .from Times Square. The subway rides proved of extreme mterest to the Dau son and daughter. ' Tourist Traffic Light From New York they.drove to Boston and then cut back to Buffalo and Niagara Falls, and returned via Windsor, Canada, and Detroit. The last day out they drove from Valparaiso, Ind., to Algona. The movies taken along the way were chiefly of historic spots and should prove a most interesting travelogue. •In addition to Reelfoot Lake movies were taken of the chief points of interest en route. They reported tourist traffic much lighter than they had expected. one and miles soyth ' ' Mr. and . - -E|bert Francis, Aleona •k*i'»«.rtTS %i ; ^7^i : v;'^ Kansas, T W|Ue ana, ansas, «pge>, Whittepipre,' and Roland, . at ft^hoinf .in §t,. Joe, Born iif iKpssuth; county and Mrs- WendeH Two twjjdjng hqme§ werg grstn end -Lawfiiw^ TRAFFIC CHANGES "" Algona's city council Is plan nin« definite steps to 'better regu late parking and relieve traffi congestion'in the business section At a meeting last Thursday nigh the council requested that City At torney j, p* Lowe drw up an pr dinajicf that woujd estifeiish two hour; parking in vertain- parts o the business sectipp, aai} fliminate all "U" turns IfrPTO Stftte ft Sidewalks are a}sp gpjng to b constructed the, length; Qf §out! Philips St. from ittte,te Fair 8t „ i - .owners wwsi Ratified p 'i's irtten/Mop, '9m' thps Algona Girl Will Find Bride of Local Man on Korea-Bound Ship When a ship sails early in August from Seattle for Korea, It will carry one Algona girl going to 'meet her 'husband overseas, and another young lady who is boing to meet her hus- . band, a' former Algona young man. now also in Korea. . .Mrs .Thmas Krusc, the former Betty Murtagh, \vill leave here July 31 for Seattle from -which point she sails for overseas to meet her husband,- now, in public information work for the :U. S.:government Uft0r « receiit discharge from "the army. •"Last week Mr. and Mrs. Harold Gilmore learned that their -: ,daiighteriin-law, Wlr8.-E4win .Gilmore.^'was/also going to Korea events : were' as- follows: Western gaited'class — Frank Hershum, Ayrshire, first; Clarence Osborne, Fenton,, second; Tony Oilman, Ayrshire, third. ' Stock horse display — Paul iwain, Webb, first; Buck Van- derbell, Emmetsburg, second; ted Johnson, Ledyard, third. Other Conlest Winners Men's musical chair — Frank Hershiim, Ayrshire, first; E. S. ";liJva',i t (;lSi r '.Blmoro, se:or,d; Woman's 1 musical chair — Mrs. Sig Olseh; Rolfe, first; Mary Ann Smith, Ledyard, second; Ellen Witham, Whittemore, third. . < , Jumping—Junior Cook, Em- rhetsburg, third. " Calf roping—Dick Prather, Iraettinger, first. Wild cow milking—Red Johnson, Ledyard, and Caleb Hartshorn, Bancroft, and Guck Rippentrop, Elmore, winning com- Dination. Winners of other events were Dick Jensen, Ringsted; David Jensen, Fenton; Harold Abbas, Bancroft; Sherwood Jensen, Fenton; Don Garman, Burt; Enfred Ohrtman, Ringsted; Dick Christiansen, Ringsted; Marvin Boevers, Swea City; and Chuck Rolling Bancroft. Lynch, Snyder Hurt Bronc and steer riding provided the. greatest single thrills, with two injuries resulting. Dava Lynch received a nose injury when thrown from a horse, and Don Sayder of Lynn Grove injured his back when also thrown from a bronc. Both men resumed their activity, however, after receiving first aid. Other bronc riders were Geo Simpson, Terrill, and Milton Esmond, Algona, • ' Charlie Quinn of Bancroft wa_ master of ceremonies at the microphone, . Lester Jensen is president of the Saddle club, and Clarence 0sborn, Millen Jensen. Dave Lynch, Jack Quinn and J«n Popcy are directors. Premium Book* TT*»J> »U -W«BU . , • .,, ^??'>,< : i-k^^''-''''-~ : -' l *''5*-'?^ Z : ' ~ •'The'twolyoung .women-have never met,.but they sail on. the'sanfe ship.--•" '• ; •••'•- '''••'"''.•''* '-'.,'.';•'.: ,.; : ; , • .::',• ; Mrs. Kruse Is goiag to Seoul, Korea, and Mrs. Gilmore to 'Kwanju, Korea. <Mr. and Mrs. llarold Gilmore planned to drive to Chicago to .meet their son's, wife as she passes through Chicago, where she has a six hour wait between trams. Kwanju and Seoul are widely separated, so it is unlikely that the two couples will see each other after they reach their destinations. ; SERVieES TODAY, Mrs. W. H. Lacy died.Sunday, July 28, at .-her--home on ^east Call stree^.after an 'illness .of five, years; Death was caused by a paralytic stroke.-.''. ;•••..-•;Carrie W. Johnson was the daughter} of Bdr. and Mrs. George M. Johnson. She was born in Kossuth county July 26, 1870, and observed her 76th birthday two days before shp' died. Mr. Johnston was in, the implement business in Algona, and his daughter attended the local schools, graduating from th-3 high school and taking further study at the North Iowa Normal. On June 12, 1895, she was married to W. H. Lacy in Algona. To them was born one son, Harlen J. Lacy, who is married and lives in Springfield, Mass. Harlen and his family visited here only a few weeks ago. The Laceys owned and operated for many years the old Algona Laundry whicn was located Where the Kossuth County Mutual now stands. Mrs. Lacy took ,an active part in the business management was sold. until the laundry According to A. L. Brown, sectary of the. Kossuth county ir, the prfmiwro Usts are now tq fee nialled out to any a copy OT.s^me- eg feat. With the <?*• q| hprse.8, aU open class ]* cl§8ses hive beeft Jn, inpney Mrs. Lacy was a woman full of energy and during her earlier life took an active hand ,in al good works of the community She had strong opinions on moral issues. a.hd was active in the Baptist church of which she was a lifelong member. She has been tenderly cared ,for during her years of illness by her husband who deyote.d,his. entire time to her care.. ":< Beside her husband, son and two grandsons,, Mrs. Lacy is sur vived by two 'brothers, v, g Johnson pf Algow and Meml p California end by two sisters Mrs. J. H> Frank, Renwick, ?•"* Mrs. j, D, Leyman, Jewel}, Funera],. services will be hM< .this afternopn (Tuesday) at o o'clocfeiat the -home and at 2,:<j t*t the Baptist church wjth'th,, ~ ~ F^KjinreU jji charge aj« Jess than two " -. . FpUbearerii "are John ock; Art ; MQwWs, W, A. , , AMjwst-li. 9l»4 there wOJ be NEW CONSERVATION OFHCER, KOSSUTH WENDELL SIMONSON, 25, above,, is the new state conservation officer in Kossuth county, replacing Kay Setchell, who has been transferred to a district that will include Hamilton and Hardin counties, DRUNK DRIVING IN TWO COUNT;ME SPEEDING CHARGES Eleven different cases, two- o( them involving charges of operating motor vehicles while -intoxicated, were in mayor and justice courts, here-over the weekend. ." .;•.;•-. *; .;',-,. •.;•• •'-.-.•-.';.'' •'' •••<"•••'••'"'• Five 'charges of., .specdit f6r v drunkenness^ ;driei;.for; and. battery; and one for: ing the': peace^ere;'also : fe^^^ttiS^^stairbit leaceKcasBS^wej; Charged with operating motor, vehicles while intoxicated were,; Jesse G. Grubb, and Hugh McEnroe,'both of Algona. "••"- i;;'McEnroe';-was arrested by city police last Thursday night, and bound over to the next term;; of district court, Friday, with bond set at'$750. Grubb was arrested by State Patrolman D. S. Hutchinson,' Saturday night, near the hemp plant east of Algona. McEnroe's case was up in the mayor's court, anfl Grubb went before Justice J. B. Johnston. The bond of Grubb was set at'$l,OOQ. . McEnroe ' and a friend, Earl v Laux, were involved in : a- \dis- turbanee Friday night at the D.-X-.. station, Sexton. Jack Hawley;,:,, jroprietor of the station, ^filed^a^ charge of assault and .battery; against Laux, and disturbing the )eace against McEnroe, after -th£;:. ;wo are alleged to have entered his station'and objected to: the fact that Hawley did mot have : Deer. Their cases were pending in Mayor Kohlhaas' court. ;,;'.'• Handled by Mayor ' Other cases handled in the past few days, all in the mayor's court: John T, Helmers, drunkenness, fined $5 and costs, Monday. : , Ralph R. Diekhoff, speeding, fined $5 and costs, Saturday. : George Meyers, speeding, fined :.> $5 and costs, Saturday. ' Gaile Beard, drunkenness, fined $15 and costs, Saturday. Charles W, Sparks, speeding, fined $5 and «osts, Saturday, ' A. J. Kohlwes, speeding, fined $5 and costs, Friday. '•••. Ardel Dickmeyer, speeding,, ,JM it i! , Simonson's home is at Sioux Rapids. He has been with the state conservation department since July 1, after serving three years in the army with the combat engineers, part of that time overseas in the European theatre. ' ...; : new conservation officer is married and has one small child- His family will locate here as sopn as he can find a permaneni place to live. Simc-nson. is. an ex? newspaperman, by the way, anc formerly wa_s employed ^y the Sioux Rapid! Bulletin-Press. gona Upper Moihes ' •••• Fortune ' HSlI¥£HKW jBy"° ' sv ' -Tulv W-tfJ*'-' JKT- ^^.T.r^T.T.^^T^T!^---^'*^^, •.--•-. mm' fined $5 and costs, Friday, TO DEPORT HSXICAN5 AFTErVCA« THEFT,: Three v^xicaris, brought for ppssjible/s detasseling hf'""' irnmedme deportation to ™^ .as the TesuJt-'pf 4 -car thelt Saturday. T&e trioi Migv ^ ehez, LpBen?P S«lvan and „., Garcia, were charged With ing the par' pf Hal Snydejry car disappeared Ssturdai ing and'A^ss ~* ••-"-•'-— evemnf. der a labor, perrnit said t' ~ would t ^M^AASi^ff^SS&'ffK .^^^?m^- ? r*l>«\<£jUi':iSi^iST>ic\S;^dS;i.V>,5.'-i.i, • .-'t: t

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