The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 30, 1946 · Page 12
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, July 30, 1946
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PAGE ALdONA WI-Klt SHOCK 80 ACRE FIELD IN LESS HL4NTWOHOURS-BUT50DIDJOB :'5" :v ' : "wBt;f^ •^•'•'''''' V ' ;J;1 ;" : ^?^?^^ ;MmifeAf,fi^ • Swea City: If a can can harvest a field in 100 hours, how Jong will it take 50 men to dq the .task? That sounds like one of the fourth grade arithmetic problems with which school children .used to be harrassed. The Chas. Johnston family of the East Chain community found out the answer last Friday evening when their 80-acre oats field was all Chocked in less than two hours, i Mr. Johntpn is in a Fairmont. Minn., hospital recovering from .serious injuries caused by the Jfick of a horse two weeks ago. ,The family was faced with the necessity of harvesting the oats. iNeighbors, realizing that help was needed, organized a band of ,volunteers. Wayne Owens and Bay Hall cut the oats with a .tractor and binder on Thursday afternoon and Friday. On Friday evening, when their own clay's (work was clone, 50 neighbors .moved into the Johnston field. ,At the same time 1C neighbor women took over the Johnston ,kitchcn. . Result—by 9 o'clock tin; 80- acre oat field was shocked and ready for threshing, and the harvesters wore enjoying the meal the ladies hud prepared. ^Teedless to say, the Johnstons are extremely grateful for this neighborly act. .Engaged to Wed Corwith-LuVerne readers will be interested in the news that iMaxine, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Trees of Ceylon, Minn., is engaged to Robert .Grcenwald, son of Mrs. Tena .Grecnwald of Fairmont, Minn., .according to announcement recently made by Mr. and Mrs. Trees. Maxine, who is a graduate of the Corwith high school, where she was prominent in vocal and instrumental music, has been employed in the offices of Fairmont Railway Motors. Her parents lived at Denhart, near Corwith, for several years. tie girl has 11 brothers and sisters. Belurn From Vacation The Rev. and Mrs. A. M. Youngquist and family returned .Thursday from a short visit at St. Peter, Minn. Returning with them were the Rev. Youngquist's mother Mrs. R. N. Youngquist and her daughters Esther and Mrs. Ruth Matson and the lat- tcr's children Beverly and David. They planned to return to St. Peter on Sunday. A Birthday Surprise Laryr, son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Torine, was surprised on his fifth birthday July 23 when. :his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. lEmil Larson, his uncle Lowell Larson, and great-uncle and igreat-aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Walter .Peterson, and Mary Tisli came jn to bring him a birthday cake .and t-pencl the evening. Among many gifts, the one Larry seems to treasure most is a leash for his pot goat. I 1 I Poison Ivy Case | Mr. and Mrs. Francis Treat, ; who returned recently from a visit with their son Lloyd and j Jamily at their newly purchased summer resort on Pine Lake near ' ,Park Rapids, Minn., report that .Mrs. Flovd Treat is still not completely recovered from a very severe case of ivy poisoning with i\vhich she was stricken last month. The son Max, who was affected to a lesser degree, is now well. Howard Smith, son of Mr. and .Mrs. Floyd Smith of the East Chain community, will complete the summer term at Iowa State Teachers college in Cedar Falls next week. He expects to ac- ,cept a position in the Osceola schools, having taught junior .high subjects at Ledyard last year. Dick Krumm, recently discharged from the armed forces, was in town Saturday calling on relatives and friends. Formerly assistant postmaster here, he later was employed in the Armstrong office befoie entering the service. Mr. and Mrs. J. August Peterson returned to Nashua Monday to attend the wedding of her cousin, Sadye Patterson of Buffalo Center, to Jacy Fisher of Springdael, Ark., which took place at the Little Brown -jhurch. Mrs. Peterson sang two numbers during the ceremony, which was attended by 14 close relatives of the bridal couple. Mrs. Fisher, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Patterson, former Lakota farmers, taught in Kossulh county rural schools following com- oletion of a two-year course at Upper Iowa university at Fayette, and was later employed by Solar Aircraft and Wolf's department store in Des Moines. She and her husband will operate a j dairy and milk pasteurizing plant' near Springdale. 60 AT SHOWER, LONE ROCK HOME Lone Rock: A miscellaneous shower was given in honor of j Mrs. Joe Koryn, nee Clara Bierle, at the home of her mother Mrs. Alice Bierle, Tuesday evening. Sixty attended, with the following among out-of-town guests: Mrs. Lola Kissner, Mrs. Cunningham, Mrs. Gerald Hutchinson, all of Burl, Mrs. Gerald Angus of Bancroft, and Wilma Laabs and Luella Bierle of Algona. A game was played with several winners. After drawing for the winner Mrs. Woodrow Pettit \von the prize. Lunch was served by the hostess: Mrs. Alice Bierle, Mrs. Walter Dacken of' Alpona, and Mrs. Ralph Bier- •' stedt. So They Get The General's House! A Gunners Mate Wrst class of the V, S. Nav# has discovered that living in Washing' ton, 1)* C., between the homes , of t\vo vcneruls In the tl. S. Army has its advantages. .Tim Hackney, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Hackney of Algona, recently wrote to his folks to state that his wife had been offered possession of the home of one of the generals, Major General Myron Cramer. white th« latter wa* In fokytt tor A year rtr more as one of the 11 -man \vaif tribunal board. l J Here's how it During the waft jMin and! his wife ;werft in Washington, white Jim was going to a Navy school. His tvife is a Washing'•ton girl, and they found the home between the: .two gen* erals during their stay there. In the process, thay became acquainted with the generals —no doubt the generals ftenr* cd on picking up a little "hot dope" ott this Navy. Then Jim was transferred to the west coast* where he How Is, but cApects to soon get out of the Navy.' In the meantime when General Cramer found he \vas groin? to Japan, he solved the problem of What to do with his house by coiiiacl- l«f MfSi Hacfeney. And «ow Mrs. Hackney Is pfeittrini the 14 tottni mansion with fouf baths—fftr the arrlV* at of Jim from the west coast lit th* near 1 future^ The ad« dress Is 3729 FortJham Road, In «»*tf ydU're' Jin Washington And are looking for a place to stay.' '•.:-• '•' : : • Mr. Hackney, St., is tltc Northwestern agent in Algriha. BODE CLUB WOMEN PICNIC AT ALGONA The Bode Woman's club, including six of the members' families, enjoyed a picnic Sunday in Algona. Following the dinner at 12 noon, the children went bathing in the pool. No more meetings of the club till September. Many Attend Picnic A picnic dinner was held at the home of Mrs. Sophie Watnem Sunday afternoon, assisted by Mrs. Andy Espeland as assistant hostess. Those attending from out-of-town were: Mr. and Mrs. Kinar Kristiansen of Brdoklyn, N. Y. Mr. and Mrs. Magnus Tommasson, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Anton Carlson ;ir|cl. son Roy and Obert Espeland, 'Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. Gus Arne anil two sons, Renwick; Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Espeland and Mrs.. Amelia Sandal, Fort Dodse;'andf' Aletta Arne, Eagle Grove, la. Visit si Gengsieads Recent visitors at the home of Mrs. L. B. Gangsted were Mr. and Mrs. Ed Iverson of Estherville and their son Maurice Iverson and young son Bobby of New York Citv; Vena Sandbo of Humboldt, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Fairman of Alta Dena, Calif., and Mr. and Mrs. Otto Helgeson of Minneapolis. The Helgesons were also entertained at the homes of Mrs. T. T. Thompson. Leon Gangeslead and Mrs. Martin Hcl- men. The Bode school'isfnd presented its second Sunday/ concert on the school lawn Sunday, July 28, under the directidft^of J. W. Schar. •',.. ;,, ' ' Wesley Sport Fans Enjoy Ball Games Wesley: Kittenball fans are enjoying the games played here Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Tiicsrlnv evening one team played the Britt team on their grounds iinrtT the lishts. Chandler Ward. John F. Loe- bi<< and Bill Studcr play with the Brit' Junior Lesion baseball team. They defeated the L.-ikot.a team in a game played nt Britt Tuesday evening. The game ended in a 5-5 tie game called by darkness. The Twelfth Child , Only one baby was born at Forbes hospital this week but that one has the distinction of being the rounder-outer of an even dozen children for her parents, Mi 1 , and Mrs. Tim Doocy of Ledyurd. Born July 22, the lit- *s 1- A. Body* Fender Shop Wrecks Rebuilt On Hi-way 169 on So. Phillips St. Free Estimates A Birthday Party Little Seila Ann Jensen, who with her mother Mrs. Woodrow Jensen of Charleston, S. C., are visiting at the home of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Jensen, celebrated her 5th birthday Saturday, July 20. Fourteen small girls were invited and during the afternoon supervised games were played on the Jensen lawn. Prizes for contest games were won 'by Karen Sue Mattice, Betsy Pederson and Diane Nas;by. Mrs. Bertha Pedersen assisted in the serving of refreshments. Move to Chicago The E. H. Normans, who have made thair home here the past few years, have moved to Chicago, where Mr. Norman is associated with Swift & Co. Many courtesies worn extended to them before they left. Concert Held Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Wmter Thompson were Algonti,'sjljbppers one day last week. T'C?.' Mr. and Mrs. Joel'.Nelson and Mr. and Mrs. George Mei.s have returned from a vacation trip in Denver, Colo. •'. , Mr. and Mrs". C. M. Pederson of Fullerton, Calif., are visiting at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs, John Pederson. Charles Larson is in charge of the 14 boys' detasseling crew and Phyllis Bnkken has charge of..the girls' crew, 24 In number. Beryl Satcrn is taking;a business .course . in Moline, 111., and doing .part time work in the office of the Lutheran hospital there. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Berge and family and Miss Violet Heller of Algona were recent guests at the, home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. V. H. Berge.. • ; ; • '.' >'.: Richard Salern, R. 2-c, "is iri' Philadelphia, where his ship, this 1 U. S. S. repair ship Delta is in dry dock and is .to be de-commissioned. He came from Shanghai, China, landing at :, Sa% piego, thence through Panama Ganal to Philadelphia. " •'- "' Move House To LuVetne , Leslie McEnroe recently sold a house to Hugh Shierk, who had it moved to LuVerne by the Lichler Bros., movers. The house had been located on the McEnroe farm. ...^ Mrs. Ralph Dtigari Entertains Service Club, Portland f wp. Portland: Mrs. Ralph Dugan entertained the Portland Service club Thursday, July 25. Fifteen women attended and sewed carpet rags to send to the Veterans hospital at Knoxvllle. Student Nurse Home Student Nurse Margaret Ringsdorf came home Wednesday from Mercy hospital) Des Moines, for a three weeks vacation. • Rose Marie Ringsdorf, who Vvill teach school in No.' >}'• is spending her vacation With a lis- ter in Detroit, Mich. Chas. Scoils Entertain' '-'H Mr. and Mrs. Charles Scott entertained at Sunday" ,. dinner. Guests were Mr, and Mrs". A. H. Gcobms, Chicago, and the Louis Scott family. The Grooms spent the past week at the two Scott homes. ' Mesdames Chris Bolic, Roy Ringsdorf, Earl Miller and Mar-i tin Be£k,6i' attended an Amvet Auxiliary 1 meeting Tuesday afternoon at Mrs. Tom Trenary's, Burt. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Scott of Nye, Wis., came Friday for a visit until Tuesday with the former's two brothers Louis and Charles. OVER 4,000 CIRCULATION CITY CLUB mir>,»iM. «-«» I lERVICE WITH A SMILE! You Get It Always At Dry Cleaners Launderers 1-DAY SEBVICE IF REQUESTED Phone Free 9/»7 Pick-up and ^O / Delivery EAST ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE COURT HOUSE , PEAK . PMMAJJCE BERLOU ID-Hear Guaranu'tiK MOTHPROOFING Ask Us About It Now SPECIAL DISCOUNT fFOR QUICK SALE SIZES 6:50x20 to 10:00x20 Rcdccoi-atc Wesley Schools Wesley. 1 Tmc exterior' of, tho Wesley public school is being painted by Paul Erdnian and his son, Lowell. The interior of the class room in the parochial scho class rooms in the parochial schobl arc being redecorated by the Floms. ... old daiigMef of Mrt 'tM Mrs/ John Stdfitoerg of Ledyafd waS .dismissed ttotti Pofbcs - hdSpltfll here Wednesday dVehiiig after being iJirought in.eaHlef.'ih Ihe day to receive treathieht tot burns suffered when she fell Ihtb a pail or'bailing wateiv ' • ahd hw, Keep : with ifobitiSf s Rte, platens, all wet&l parts. alL kinas o£ , machinery. SOc; bbttie. Algoflfi s ,'34U Woman And Baby Hurt In Collision With Gravel Truck Swea Cifys Mr. and Mrs. R. Brouwer and baby of Ledyard were admitted to the Forbes hospital in Swea City for treatment following collision between their car and a gravel truck at the inter- , section of Highways 9 and 169 4'/a miles east of here. The accident occurred about 2:30 Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Brouwer received a sprained ankle and severe lacerations' over v one eye. The baby was slightly bruised and Mr. Brouwer escaped with a shaking up. He has .been superintendent of ihe Ledyard schools until recently, when he resigned to accept another position. Phone 520-W For Prompt Service On BOTTLED GAS 20 Years Experience—No Red Tape— Dependable Delivery—Just Phone Us and We'll Do the Rest, lustrorn s Furniture Co. Established 1925 Algona, Iowa Hog Feeders At Reduced Prices 25 Bushel S0795 Beg. $33.95, Now ¥ fc I 35 Bushel Reg. $44,50, Now 50 Bushel SJQ50 Beg. $54.50, Now ¥ *W Friendly You Can Still Buy A Farm At Prices That Can Be :,••-'-."'' '•>.»• ' ' • • • " ',•'•?• Paid From The Earnings Of The Farm. '•.-.. • .•'.••"'.• "~~T ~~ • . . The following chart makes a comparison with prices that followed the last WORLD WAR with Present prices: EM of Watts 1912 1913 1914 I9IS 1916 I9i7 1918 1919 I92o 1921 1935 1936 1937 1938 I939M940 Wi 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 194.7 1948 The Following Farms Are Offered For Sale 80 A.-r-HumlioUU county, no buildings, highly productive. $175, 160 A, «. Crib only, Palo Alto county. $135. 80 A,-~Near Algona, no build ings. $7000. l(5U A.*-4<evel, Webster sail, np *' • '.•'•.•'•'•,-.• 'i : : . buildings, 104C crop to er,. ilW/: .'.••'• ^- ; 280 A—Good bqjldines, prodwc- ; I ^:?B .*&*4<&^.t^^ PAUL M, lEILil Hutchison Bldg

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