The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 15, 1946 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 15, 1946
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PAGE TWO Halloween Party Prize List Grows Youngsters who participate in tho socond city-wide Halloween party, sponsored Oct. 31 by the Alfiona Lions club, will find themselves competing in costumes and games for a plentiful .ALGONA tPPEB ttES MOINES, ALG0NA, JOWA Bicycles, boxing gloves, automatic pencils, gifB' handbags and othar prizes have already been selected by the committee. Tuesday, Oct. 15 (today) there are to be assemblies in all local schools at which titne.Lions club members will outline 'Plans for the party. NO. 23 OF A CENTENNIAL YEAR SERIES Presenting The Farmers of Kossuth County Orville J. Wagner One fine afternoon recently we drove iii to Orville Warner's farm in Riverclale township, near St. Joe. Orville was occupied in preparing corn cribs to take the big: crop, and Judy Kay, one of his yoiuig.dauffh- ters, appeared to be bossing: the job. Orviile was born and raised oil the 100 .acres he owns in Riverdale, and says, that he "knows every inch of the farm". It is the home place, previously farmed by ."is father, John Wagner. There arc 55 acres of corn on the .Wanner place, and it looks like pretty fair quiflity. Hail split the leaves a bit earlier, but did no real danutg-e. OevlUe's beans looked mighty good, too. He has 165-bead of hogs, Black-Duroc cross. Orville says he always, abas to have a few cattle around, jg. or. 20 to put OR feed. There is another daughter,'Elaine,.a«et9. .and as we got up to leave, she and Mrs. V?affner l set,aMut;Ui«tr chicken chores—they have around 300. .Orville says he feels conditions will be good'''for ..a'' couple move years at least." One of the .jobs on his schedule is moving the barn, which stands in the center of his yard. He wants it closer to his work. IOWA FACTS Lt. Albert M. Lea was the first person known to have used the name "Iowa" in describing this section of America. When you seek financing of any kind, you want a sound re-payment plan at reasonable rates. When you come to this bank and tell us your requirements, we will help you arrange the best kind of loan for your needs. I OWA STATK RALPH MILLER, President HAROLD GILMORE, Cashier ROY McMAHON, Asst. Cashier The Human Body Is Wore ^ Complex Than an Automobile •j^ You wouldn't take your car to a garage and refuse to tell the mechanic what was wrong. The mechanic would have every right tadoubt your sanity. Yet people frequently refuse to tell the physician of their a.ilments. They are anxious to have an "unbiased opinion. "You can save time and expense by being frank with your physician. To do a competent job of diagnosis be needs the history of your symptoms. The human body i« far more complex than an automobile. For the b«»t re*ul(4 give him all the facts. All we need is the physician's prescription. We »je competent to compound it exactly as hg THUENTE PHARMACY ALGONA PHONE 252 JOWA 100 Yewrs 0td, Removed Irvington: The beautiful large spreading elm just south of the Clarence Siemers farm on the Ridgeroad is no more. Old timers say it was possibly one hundred or more "years old as it seems to have been one of tho early landmarks of old Irvington. The cause of its destruction was to prepare the highway for the farm to market road. Seventy-five pounds of dynamite were used in blowing out the tree, a part of which blew in the roof on the Siemers barn located about a hundred feet north, and now people are asking if it was necessary to destroy such a beautiful piece of nature. - Pre-Nuptial Shower— Mesdames Sim Leigh, Steve Loss Sr. and 'Evelyn Leigh attended a shower at the Cresco community hall last Sunday afternoon honoring Margaret Wildin approaching marriage to Ronald Fraser has been announced. Son on Way Home— •Mr. and Mrs. John Von Bank have received word from their son Harold that he has arrived in the States and expects to be discharged'"soon. Harold has been overseas 22 months with the army last being stationed on the island of Luzon . J. A. Maasdam has recently had a new well completed on his farm. It was necessary to drill 262 feet with the water level being 85 feet. 'Mr .and Mrs. Arthur Maasdam and family spent Sunday at Renwick helping Mrs. Frank Krause mother of Mrs. Maasdam, celebrate her ibirthday. Mr. and Mrs. Perry Phillips en-' lartained guests from Spencer on Sunday. Dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Lindholm last Friday evening were Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Voigt of Fenton and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Geigei. Edward Mawdsley is havng hi entire set of farm building paint cd. It is reported that at tho recen election held in Irvington twp. re earding the voting to dispose o the rural schools only 29 ballot, were cast. Mrs. Harold Hunt, Mrs. Clarence Siemers and Mrs. Gilber Hargraves attended tho county Farm Bureau ladies meeting a Burl last Friday. The ladies represented the Irvington twp. Farm Bureau. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Krause -,-pent Sunday at LuVerne with Wr. Kratise's parents, the occasion jeing the birthday of Gus Krause, "ather of Art. Mr. and. Mrs. John Schulz spent Sunday at Mason City with' their daughter and sonrin-law.Mr. ..and Mrs. Robert Sanborn. Marie .Walker Dies iMarie Walker, 20, daughter of Mr.;and Mrs. Albert 'W.awer, died this morning (Tuesday) about 9 o'clock at .the Kossuth hospital. She had been ill for a month and yesterday underwent art .operation. Funeral arrangements have not been made as we go to-press. To Coach Cuban Athletic Team Mrs. Roy Keen 'has received a; 'letter from her daughter Mrs..Eu-i gene Wettstone, of State Collegej Pa., in which she stated'that Mr. Wettstone left Saturday for Mir ami, Fla., and will go from there! by plane to Havana, Cuba, where he will coa'ch the gymnasium team for the Pan-American games to be held later at Buenos Aires, South America. These games are similar, to the Olympic games. Mr. Wettstone is "gym" coach at Penn State college and was given a leave of absence to take over this work, which is considered a graet honor. Roy Keen is also living at State College, Pa., and is a campus patrolman at the Penn State college He likes his work very much anc makes his home with his daughter, Mrs. Wettstone. Carl DanieUOfl IS-FOUN- '•iMrs. rfack Weiiand. enterlatoecf at a birthday sapper Wednesday/ October 9th,, for hef nefrhew, Cart Danlelson, ,whb celebrated his fourth ibirthday. Celebrates 7th Birthday- Mrs. Bob Fisher entertained 19 children Saturday afternoon . in honor of her son Darryl's ,'7th birthday. The afternoon was spent at games, with lunch being served at the close of the afternoon. Mrs. Williams Is Hostess- Mrs, Bob Williams entertained her bridge club Thursday evening. Winner of the high score prize was Mrs. Bob LaBarre, second high was Mrs, Don Alt of Cedar Rapids, who was a guest of the club. Sawyers Entertain— Mr. and Mrs. Thos.*Sawyer entertained, at a six-thirty i dinner Wednesday evening. The guests were Mr. and Mrs. Bert Looney of Pocafaontas and Mr .and Mrs. Ar- vin'DeGroote of Humboldt. The «v«nlai was sfrent aociaily. Orville W&ks entertained her ing. Attend 4-11 Meeting— Mrs. A. L. Brown find Alma Schultz, borne economist, attended a girls 4-H meeting at the Ivan Johnsons in Wesley • township Thursday. Twelve girls were #r,es' ent and the group enjoyed sui>i>of together. Celebrates Birthday— Mrs. Howard Plait • entertained at a six-thirty dinner Monday, Oct. 7, for her daughter Barbara, who was celebrating her birthday Guests were Beverly Lewis, Anna,bell Gronibach, Mttry -Ann and Rlith Chism and iMtSda Oldaker. Following the dinner the girls attended the movie. Thimble Club Meets- Mrs. 'A,. L. Spongberg was. hostess to her thfmtoie' clCito -Monday afternoon last week. First Killing Frost Felt On Sunday Kossuth county had iis first killing frost, Sunday, when t temperature above. Date dropped Six Couples Get Licenses To Wed Six licenses to wed were issued in the past week by the clerk of district court of Kossuth county. They went ot the following couples: Oct. 7—Mark J. Studer II and Mildred Fox, both of Wesley. Oct. 8—Paul Willey, Algona, and Fern Sanders, Svvea City. Oct. 9—Harley V. Hoeck, Armstrong, and Rose Ellen Doocy, Bancroft. Oct. 10—Melvin M. Englcbarts, Elmore. Minn., and Betty Beadle, Swea City. Oct. 11—Henrv LeRny Ollom and Neva Mae Ollom. Burt. Oct. 12—Roger E. Palmer. Al- pona, and Luolla Bierlc, Lone Rock. Whittemore Week End Whittcmoro: Angela .Kisch spent the weekend at tho home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Simon Kisch. Mrs. Marvin Dernor and son, Pat, also came tho latter part of the week for a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kisch. Both came to see their brothei-, Pvt. Bernard Kisch, who is home delayed enroute from California to Washington. RODEO SENECA'S GRAND FINALE Sun., Oct. 20 1:30 O'clock 1'/!; Miles North of Seneca Calgary Red of .Manitoba, Canada, will be on hijid to attempt to ride Glen Mine's gray horse "Prince". No man has yet been able to ride this horse. Prizes or ribbons awarded in each of 12 events. $10 for bare baek riding and $15 for riding with saddle. Admission SOc SENECA SADDLE CLUB III cast of rain, postponed until Sunday. 41* Rain High Low October 8 (.11) 04 50 October 9 (.02) 69 45 October 10 (1 in.) 62 48 October 11 (1.08) 48 37 October 12 47 28 October 13 60 30 October 14 64 36 Soroptimists At Des Moines Meet Rose Scanlan, Delia Welter and Edith Welter attended the Regional Soroptimist Conference held in Des Moines Saturday and Sunday. Rose, is president of the local club and Delia is corresponding secretary. The Misses Welter visited the Don Whites and Rose was a guest'of the E. O. Fentons. Mrs. Fenton is national secretary of the American^ Federation of Soroptimist clubs. BODE COMPLETE 19 BLOCKSBPPG Bode:,The town of Bode has ; Sunday and Monday, October 21-22 Sunday and Monday, October^ 20-21 .This is the Very Best Abbott & Costello Picture top- oing of the streets;-Work was done by a Cedar Rapids construction company. This gives the town 27 clocks of hard surface streets. Thursday, Oct. 17 Garner, towa 1000-CATTLE-iaOO Advance listing as follows: 200 good to choice Montnria.Herefqrd yegrllng,steers'Wt. r 700-800 Ibs. ISO good to choke Montana HerefonlyeafWn| { Mfers wt. 050-750 Ibs, 60 good qiialtty Montana Hereford 2 year old steers wt. JOQ-kOO Ibs. 250 good to, choice,Mon- , tana Hereford steer and Belter calves, Wt. 300-450 Ibs. SO good N. Dakota Shorthorn and W. F. heifers, Wt. 5SO<-«50 Ibs. ; .150 good N-. Dakota and Montana Shorthorn and W. F. feed- i ing cows and hcifcrettcs,-wt. 750-1060 1'bs. 100 head or moi-o of native Shorthorn, Hereford, and Angus steers ami heifers of all weights.. ' , ) •All western consignments arrive here direct from i the range, will be sorted uniform for size and quality, and sora In. lots to suit the purchaser. • ' If you are in the market for stocker or feeder cattle be sure to attend this said, Last week we sold over 1400 head • of range cattle. From the very good offering here-tevery J Thursday you can get just the replacement cattle you need. J Gainer Sales Co. Tuesday and Wednesday, .October 15-16 Added Attraction, March of Time, "Tomorrow's Mexico" e* You'll blaze a trail of i •beauty in this Johnnye ) Junior suUrdress with its long torso look in a stunning striped jacket of 100% pure wool and solid color >vool skirt. It conies in wonderful autumn shades $19.50 CHRISTENSEN'S AJgoim's Styte Center Co-Hit—Anita Louise in "PERSONALITY KID" Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 17-18-19 An Outlaw Horse . . . An Untamed Girl . . . And the Man Who Mastered Them Both! WILL JAMES' MOST EXCITING STORY! MMSJCOJ, "CoUegp4«s*"-" •bgS^f$*^

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