The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 5, 1946 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, November 5, 1946
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PAGE FOUR. Wesley Lady Hurt Wesley: Mrs. R. C. Bauer Mipppcl on the floor at her home, hist wi'i-1%, and ruptured a blood vessel i.' her tinkle. Bernadetlc Bauer (.•nine home from Milwaukee, u'iieic .she had beon attending St. Mary's academy the past two months to help care for her. Hunters At Lakota J/akota: The restaurants re- port a large increase in patronage from out-of-town customers with the advent of the duck and pheasant shooting season in this vicinity. Many hunters are also visiting friends in this area. E. J. Loebig attended a meeting of hatchery men at Chicago, returning home Saturday. During his absence Mrs. Katherine Hansen of Corwith, motlier of Mrs. Loebig, remained here. EST PLACE TO EAT IN TOWN! AT NOON! RGE'S CAFE 7-10 IJ. S. Government Surplus Purchagel EATHER HI-CUT Walcr-rvninlnnl Klnck Leather Upper* Made «<) Rigid U. S. Government Spocificalioiis I.cnlhcr Heel ('oiiifiirliilile Blucher Sljle I1KKK THKY AHE! Hi. cut boots iiinclc especially for men who appreciate Hoot Com furl. Coiistriurt- r<l to aland up under llio roughest treatmtnt. Marjorie Dewel Wiii* Dress In Contest •jbi&vM W. A. CORDINGLEY Marjorie Dowel, Algona, daughter of Mr. tind Mrs. D. E. Dowel, won the limerick contest which \v;is sponsored recently by the Chrischillcs store and received a .prize of a new dress, made by the dress concern which is sponsoring a national contest. The con- closed October 10. Marjorie's limerick will 'be to St. Louis to enter the national contcs.t The winner of the national contest will toe awarded a year's wardrobe or 12 dresses manufactured by the sponsoring concern. Judges for the local contest were Lucia Wallace. -Beth Annis, Alvena Miller, Sophia Hecren and Pat Cullen. Mrs. A. J. Romer of Eminets- burfj ;>ml Helen McMahon spent Tuesday in Fort Dodge. Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Hansen visited Mr. and Mrs. John Hci- iliTschiMcll near Burt Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Emil Goodrich of Fort Dodge were 1 guests Friday of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Giossi. Dr. Dean Clapsaddle of Clear Lake visited the Walter Lichters last week and the men hunted. Mr. and Mis. Jesse Beamish of Boone recently visited the former's brother, Kay Beamish and family. T. H. Chrischillcs returned today from Chicago,where he spent several clays buying spring merchandise. Mrs. O. F. Peterson returned Sunday from a trip to Salt Lake City, Utah, and Cheyenne, Wyo., with her sister. Mrs. Fred Kent went to Indianola lust week Satin day to be with her motlier, Mrs. Elizabeth Graham, who is sick. O. F. Peterson and "Ralph Millei' returned Friday from Redfield, S. D., where they spent a few days pheasant hunting. Dr. and Mrs. F. E. Sawyer had as weekend guests Mr. and Mrs. Roy Marly, St. Paul, who came Friday and remained till Monday. Mr. and Mrs. William Ring- genburK and Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Lighter visited Mr. and Mrs. Duane Lighter lust week at Ames. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. C. Dau, Elda Lavrenx and County Recorder Clara Walker returned \Vorl ni'.sd;iy from a business trip lit Minneapolis. Mrs. Raymond Reid, who has bci'M in the Kossuth hospital for tlii..' past three months, is improving somewhat, but is still unable In be released. Mr. and Mrs, Walter Roberts of Atlantic spent the weekend here with friends. Mrs. Roberts arrived earlier in the week and ^\ • H',;illn-r-l'r»»/i-<l \ .H.ih'tliin Slii-ll I • All Around Hvll *^ HAS THEM! • /(if/i llrmrn Itaatcrisetl Shawl Collar • four Roomy rockets Pint Hun Genuine Sheep Pelt Lined Blanket Lined Sleevct MKN'S" 40-1N. AMI 48-1N. .SHEEPLIMKD SaUd Garnet Men's 36-in. Sheeylined COATS 95 $16.50 to $27.75 14 Mr. Roberts came later. Joe Bradley was in Chicago four days last week attending a convention of the National Retail Farm Equipment association held at the Congress Hotel. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Sigsbec have as guests Mr. and Mrs] W. J. Wegcner of Clinton, who arrived Sunday and will remain a week. Mr. Wegencr is a brother of Mrs. Sigsbee. Mr. and Mrs. Kelsey Burtis of Port Dodge spent-* tlie Hveek'end visiting the Don Frasers at Burt and the Job Hobbses here. Ivlr. Burtis enjoyed pheasant hunting while here. They are former residents of Algona. Mrs. Archie McDanel is able to be up and about again after several days illness which confined her to bed. She had been employed at the Pioneer Hi-Bred Corn Co., but will be unable to continue her work. Mrs. A. L. Long has received word that her brother-in-law, T. Y. Williams, is recovering slowly from a recent operation. Mrs. Williams is the former Myrtle John Hough ot Portland, Ore., an ivcd Sunday int a few clays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hough. John is a logging superintendent for a western lumber company. Mrs. P. W. Hansen and sister Mrs. John Koestler of Burt and son-in-law, Arnold Danielson, went to LaPorte City last Monday to attend the funeral services of Mrs. John Hix, a sister-in-law of the two women, Tuesday. In writing to J. B. Johnston, Fred Houdek, former express agent here, asked about all the folks and espccialy about Doctor Janse, Jud St. John, and Tim O'Brien and hopes all are well. He is now the express agent at Calmar. Pelleymounter, well remembered here. Mrs. Collycr Potter, nee Neva Patterson, Portland, Ore., recently visited Mrs. Williams following a stay in Algona with old friends. She also called on Mrs. Lyle Ellis, nee Yarda Nelson, in New York. P^JrjcOMO**' ^ssi > tcow w " , <r« •S^ &ts4# ' ' t IM A 'J COLONIAL FURNACE tod <f FnMc* w«M whtthif Co*l, Oil Of GrtM Colon!*) cn$ia«(cd licit-' tof iriK five yea id* "Bi« 3" ofj c«Bpl((( li«tiiif f«tii(«cliqif ...ECC*40My...COMjQRT •nd CONVENIENCE. Bc(ff«y«« boy « Laing & Muckey Phone 464 N. Dodge St. Algona. Iowa GREEnCOLOniflL FUROflCE SERVICE RITES, DES M0INES w. A, The many old Algoha friends of W. A. Cordingley, affectionately known 'to his intimates as "Billy," were shocked and saddened at the hews of his death in Des Moines last Friday night. "Billy," who was 67 years old, died from a heart attack after a few days illness at his home with "a cold. Usually supposed to be in perfect health, {his sudden passing was unexpected by everyone. W. A. Cordingley was for some year's in the early 1900's one of the most popular boys Algonn has known. His jovial disposition and his ever present smile will never be forgotten by this writer, who has known him as a friend for perhaps 45 years. "Billy" came to Algona as a boy and was bookkeeper 'for the Algona Grain Co. for several years. He was a great lover of all sports and managed the famous Algona Brownies, a negro baseball team which brought fame to Algona for several seasons. When Gardner Cowlcs and Harvey Ingham went to Des Moines and took charge of the Des Moines Register about 190(5 they look "Billy"' with them and made him circulation manager. He is generally given credit for the wonderful rise in the circulation of the Daily and Sunday Register. The month of November was being celebrated as "Cordingley Month" in honor of his forty years with the Register whose circulation he had raised from 15,000 daily and Sunday to 384,625 daily and 475,878 Sunday. He had a free hand in managing the circulation department and completely reorganized the rural carriers all over the state, an innovation for those days. "Billy's" good work was rec- ogized by Mr. Cowles and he was credited as being one of the most efficient members of the Register 1 ^om^tthy.-f6Ur yeWs ago 'he •.:'$*& riiade' an -Honorary; life tndhbe#; of the CMtral States difculatldn Manage* Association. Mr. Gofdiftgley has beeri a Mftvy stockholder and di* rector offfie Register afidl'rib' urt6 Co. for years. W. A. Cordingley was born at Vellow Springs, Ohio, and attended Antioch college there. He was a member of the. Des Moines club, Hyperion Field club and Wakonda Country club Jn Des Moines. Me was nn enthusiastic golfer and his two children have followed in his footsteps. Mary Louise being among the leading golf prize winners of Iowa. The son w. A. Cordingley Jr., and Mrs. Cordingley also survive. Mr. Cordingley's sister, Mrs. F. W. Dihgley and flaugh- Mrs. F. W. Dingley and daughter Helen of Algona are in Des Moines for the funeral at St. Augustin's church this morning, with burial in the Glendale Catholic cemetery. HOSPITALS GENERAL, HOSPITAL Oct. 29: Waiter Oodfrcdscn, Bancroft, medical; Marilyn Thav- cs, Algona, tonsilectomy; Mrs. Lal'c Oxlcy, Jr., Corwith. boy; Mrs. B. H. DeNio, LuVerne, fiirl. Oct. 31: Mrs. Herman Funk, Algona, surgical. » Nov. 1: Mrs. John Marnach, Whillcmoro, medical; Mrs. Vern Bennett, Alsona, medical. Nov. 4: Mrs. Verne Scobba, Algona, boy. KOSSUTH HOSPITAL Oct. 28: Mrs. Francis Dcrner, West Bend, medical; Mrs. Mcrrll Weaver, Irvington, boy. Oct. 29: Mrs. H. V. Clark, Bancroft, 'boy; Mrs. Morancl Ferstl Wesley, appendectomy. Oct. 30: Mrs. Mclvin Johnson Burl, boy; Mrs. Lewis Kent, Burt girl. Nov. 1: Mrs. Harold Presthus Burt, girl. Nov. 2: Mrs. Flora Loose, Algona, medical; Mrs. Wendel Ringsdorf, Burt, girl; George Murray and Wayne Willett, Des Moines, accident. LEGAL BLANKS, desk blotters adding machine rolls, stamp pads. The Algona Upper Des Moines, 9 No. Dodge St. Bar- 0- Pine For Your Recreation Room Attractive bar of unfinished knotty pine, well made and nicely constructed. Has two good sturdy shelves. Will make a beautiful addition to any recreation room—and might make a fine Christmas suggestion. Moderatly priced. Finish it yourself with our Plasti-Kote transparent, the modern plastic finish, which is better than varnish. It is easy to apply, needs no waxing, is alcohol resistant, and cleans easily. The Plasti-Kote seals the pores of the wood and makes a durable, long lasting smooth finish. PLASTI-KOTE — Means No More Linoleum Waxing Plasti-Kote is the revolutionary new finish for linoleum. EHnv mates waxing entire^ ly, and saves lots of back breaking scrub' bing. Can be wiped up with, a damp cloth. Plasti-Kote also comes in colors, in a variety of finishes for walls, woodwork and floors, inside and out. $298 Botsford Lumber Co. PHONE 256 JIM POOL Gifts For Christmas Now it is so easy to do your Christinas shopping before the rush begins. You will find Selections at their best} and you can shop with leisured Come in today. Watches Beautiful watches for men and women. 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