The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 26, 1946 · Page 4
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PAGE FOUR. Chamber of Commerce Backs 21 Point Improvement Plan At a recent meeting of the board of directors of The Algona Chamber of Commerce, a 21- point program of action was discussed, recommended and given a vote of approval. The 21 projects provide the Chamber and its various committees with a concrete program of action. President Perry Collins pointed out. In setting up the program, the directors made three general, divisions, one listed as general improvements, a second as municipal projects and the third in civic betterment. Ask Many Improvements In general improvements, the directors listed a new hospital New Ril'l ill-ins are arriv- inn t'vcr.v ilii.v—including a Nliilimciit of tlic popular i rimlciT s\\ fillers. NEW HATS Paslels Smoke White Why Not Buy a House Dress for a Gift? OTHER SUGGESTIONS ISLOUSES SLIPS JEWELRY APRONS PURSES SCARFS NEW CARDIGAN SWEATERS PASTEL AND DARK STOCKING CAPS 100% WOOL HEAD SCARFS SKIRTS, 24"-38" Waist 15% Reduction On Plain Pullover Sweaters The ELITE Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 26-27 Gary Cooper in "VIRGINIA" Co-Hit—Kane Richmond in •DON'T GAMBLE WITH STRANGERS" Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 28-29-30 Matinee Thanksgiving Day—1 P. M. TERROR-LADEN SAGA OF DEAD MAN'S GOLD! Co-Hit—Kay Francis in "WIFE WANTED" Added—Lasl Chapter Serial, "Scarlet Horseman" First Chapter New Serial, "Hap Harrigan" for Algona. Since that time the matter has moved ahead and has become the number one topic of the hour, as our readers know. The list folldWs: General Improvements! 1—Hospital, i 2—Courthouse. 3—Fair. In the third category, the Chamber pledged its support to a year-round program of use of the fair grounds, as well as the fair itself, and all 4-H activities. Municipal Improvements! Traffic: (1) widening of Call and Nebraska streets; (2) elimination of all double parking; (3) time limit parking regulations in certain areas (4) improvement or elimination of the traffic hazard existing at the Milwaukee railroad overpass on highway 169; (5) citizen support of existing traffic rules and regulations. General: (1) a water softening system for Algona; (2) a sewage disposal plant for Algona; (3) a planned program of city street paving; (4) a city- sponsored garbage disposal system; (5) general sidewalk improvement; (6) gradual elimination of the city dump as a municipal eyesore. A Planning Commission • In the civic development classification, the Chamber advocated the following: (1) Appointment of a city planning commission to develop pending proposals from the plan- «- AL«OM tended a meeting Of insurance company representatives of the firnV.by which -hCl* •**"*''*•**'"•> ning engineers' der way. (2) Study as survey now unto the development of a civic athletic area with adequate grounds and seating for athletic contests. (3) A city beaulification program. (4) Erection of properly lighted signboards at entrances to the city. (5) Conversion of the hemp plant to some new industry. (6) A general encouragement and invitation to industry to locate in Algona. (7) Push a demand for a new Milwaukee railroad depot in Algona. A County Outlook At the same time, the officers and directors voiced strong support or the local churches and their work, recommended constant support of schools and library, and expressed a word of appreciation to the Algona newspapers for their support in civic projects. The point was also brought out that the Chamber of Commerce is not interested solely in Algona, but that ii considers a successful basketball team at Ledyard, baseball team at Bancroft, a or development of a new swimming pool at Whittemore as much .io be commended and boosted as something that may take place locally. "We are all part of a Kossuth communnity," said J. D., Lowe, one of ithe directors, "and-as such .^ are i interested in 'anything andr** everything that develops the county or earns it prestige and recognition." LOCALS Mr. and Mrs. Nels Peterson of Spencer were guests Thursday of Mr. and Mrs. Perry Phillips. Harley Peters and W. A. Hall returned Monday from Duluth, whor they spent a few days on business. Mr. and Mrs. Merle Pratt were business visitors to Des Moines Friday. Mrs. H. H. Fritze of Iowa City spent last week with her sister, Mrs. L. G. Baker. Mr. and Mrs. Milt Dahl spent .Friday in Des Moines, where Milt transacted business. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Devitt left Monday for St. Cloud, Fla., where they will spend the winter months. Mrs. Alice Gouge is a new clerk at the Lusby & Giossi drug store. Patricia Plumb, teacher in the Pocahontas public school, will spend the Thanksgiving holiday, with her parents. Miss Maxine Bleiler of Monroe, Wis., was a guest of Mrs. Andrew Peterson over the Thanksgiving holidays. Mrs. Harvey Larson was taken to Iowa City Friday for treatment after being admitted to the Kossuth hospital here. Her condition is reported serious. Mrs. J. F. Harvey returned the first of the week from Hurt, where she had visited her sister Mrs. I. L. Cogdill several days. Dr. and Mrs. F. C. ScanJan went to Sioux Falls, S. D., Thursday to see Mrs. B. Sie- jnonsma, sister-in-law of Mrs. Scanlan, who is sick. Mrs. Jensen and Mrs. Schliebcrt are sisters of Mrs. Sawyer,' and Mrs. Torrence and Mrs. Lyon are her cousins. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Kresensky and daughter Alice will spend Thanksgiving with their daughter Ardis, who is a student at McMurray college, Jacksonville, 111. Dr. and Mrs. F. E. Sawyer are having as a guest from Wednesday till over the weekend, Elizabeth Ahrends, Minneapolis, sister of Mrs. Sawyer. Herb Adams, employed at the Council Oak Store, fell down a flight of stairs and injured his ankle Thursday. He was taken to, the Kossuth hospital for treatment. . Lloyd Bouze was in PCS Moines last week, where he at- Mf. *nd Wte*. , iplanhiinf to spend .„.. „ day at Charles City.»with Mrs.- Schllck's parents Mr, and Mrs. Alfred Davidfeon. Mt, and Mrs. J, A. Raney are spending Thanksgiving with their son and daughter-in-law •Dr. and Mrs. Hoyt Raney at Wesley. £. J. Van Ness is'in Los Angeles visiting his son John and family. He has been gorte about ten days, and when he left expected to be gone about three weeks. . Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Riler are expecting Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Nanninga of Ames for Thanksgiving. Mr. Nanninga is a nephew of the Ritei's and is attending the State college. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Riddle had as guests from Tuesday till Friday Mr. and Mrs. R. O.,Richter of Mountain Vievy, Mo. Mrs. Riddle and Mrs. Richter are sisters. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Roscoe spent a few days at Albert Lea, Minn., last week with Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Roscoe. The men are brothers. Mr. and Mrs. William Ring- cenberg spent Sunday at Blue Earth, Minn., with Mr. and Mrs. Abe Tuttle, parents of Mrs. Ringgenberg. Mrs. Harvey Reid returned Sunday from Des Moines, where she had surgery at the. General hospital a couple of weeks ago. She is getting along nicely. Mr. and Mrs. VirgLf-Shackel- ford and children Trutyian, Rox- •anne and Maynard, vi-plan to spend Thanksgiving;.!^ Britt •with Mr. and.Mrs. Robert Steven, parents of Mrs. 3hackelford. W. H. Lacy of Algona and his sister Mrs. H. O. Buell of Burt returned recently., from ; A. !»i_l"V.'i ,, month's visit witK'.'.nne former's son, Harlem, at Springfield, Mass. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Brandow are parents of their second daughter, Kay L&ulse, fcerti Sat* urday at the Kossuth hospital; Their dther. daughtSf ?ls- Barbara ; AM. :Mr§, Brlnddw »i thfc f6r- m'St Nprnia dlawson. Mft and Mrs, 0. F. are going to Sioux Oittf ThUfs* day and will remain till Friday with Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Pattott. Mrs. Peterson ahd Mrs. Pattott are sisters. • Mr. and Mrs. John AnderSon Will have as guests from Wednesday till Saturday, their daughter and son-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Milton Johnson and children Mary-and Arliss of Omaha ( Neb. ' . Dr. arid Mrs. R. & flicUardsou were dinner guests Of Mrs. Marie Kunz at Wesley Tuesday evening. Wednesday evening, Supt. and Mrs, Charles Mullitt, Of Wesley, were dinner guests of Dr. .and Mrs. Richardson. Mr. and Mrs. C. U. Pollard are having as guests from Wednesday till Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Hedlund and children ZoC Ann and Michael of Julestoerg, ; Colo. The women are sisters. William Pletch, who is attending school at Drake university, Des Moines, will arrive Wednesday for his Thanksgiving vacation, which he will spend with his parents Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pletdh. Mrs. E. J. Muriagh, Mrs." O. B. Laing and son Eddie accompanied Lewis Ferguson to Des Moines Saturday. Mrs. Murtagh remained till Wednesday with her daughter and son-in-law Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Pruyn and was brought home by Mr. Pruyn at the conclusion of her visit. purwood Helberg went to Minneapolis last week to visit his cousin Loren Helberg. While there he obtained a job with Daytons in the shipping department and will be there till-after the holidays and possibly longer. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Pickell, Mr. and, Mrs. Matt Kapp and Arlene,,are spending Thanksgiving at Woden, with Mr. and Mrs. W. •D. Hemmingson, daughter and son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. ;wai glaslWaff Md as she Was about; tti $Mk" sottie i nteces but of'a bbk s«r scrstiea her hand ajgamtav sharp edge, ca •ing several, cuts ah her haftd, •-M& and M*»» Alfred ' .are having as dinner; guesU guests Thursday, their daughters arid sohs-itt-law Mr. and Mrs. Menno Limberg of Buffalo Cen* ter and Mr. and Mrs. fit w> Welb of. Storm Lake. Eugene Fursl, S-ie, spent ihe past Week vistitig with his parents Mr. ahd Mrs. 1 Henry Furst. Eiugehe is stationed at the Naval Training Station at Newport, Rhode Island, but on his return there expects to be assigned to a ship. Mr. and Mis. H6hry Phillips have had as a guest Mrs. Flora Boling of Jefferson, Okla., who arrived Wednesday and is also spending some time with Mrs. Sarah Wise at Sexton. Mrs. Boling is a cousin of Mrs. Phillips. Mrs. J, W. Seholtes attended a miscellaneous shower Sunday at Bancroft in the St. John's church ,for Dorothy Hilman, niece of ,Mr. Scholtes, who is being married to Paul Inman, Wednesday, Nov. 27. One hundred and ten ,guests, werd present. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Smith will have as Thanksgiving day guests their daughters and sons-in-law Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Harr, Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Knuth of Paulina, and their families, and Mr. and Mrs. Chester Hedlund of Sioux City. Mrs. Hedlund is a sister of Mrs. Smith. Mr. and Mrs. H. W. WelpTf Mason City have bought an electrical appliance store at Storm iLake. Mr. Welp, formerly of Bancroft, is operating the store •now; but his wife, the former Marie Semon, is here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Semon, until living quarters can be arranged at Storm Lake. She expects to be there by the first of December. VOIT! We waiitit to say a sfiedal i'TJiaitk You* to all the many people who made the opening of our new building last 'week such an outstanding success. We invite you back to sec us whenever we can be of service. Again—Thanks a Million( ALLEN MOTOR CO. Chrysler-Plymouth DIAGONAL & ELM STREETS ALGONA ff V, 5!feasij| -i '- r : -id' '"• ' ' 1 the , SHARP'S^ where you find * ielectioris^. ,.• of course" PK i 5iJ ft $30 Up $37.50 $18.50 Up* Masonic 32nd degree carmen bracelet ami eye Knights of Columbus tfngs with or without men's cameo rings. insignia men's rings. • diamonds. locket set for her. $29.50 Up Hematite tiger $37.50 Up $7.50 $35 Up $250 Ladies' cocktail rings—- cigarette case and Diamond solitaire rings Men's three-stone cha- variety of stones and • > in handsome selection, mond. rings, mountings. lighter combination. $32.50 Up .Men's ruby ring—a gift $12.50 watch of rare good choice. usual eift. bracelets for ttat-w ™fi*$£ $7.50 Up Single, double and tri> pie strand pearl neck* laces. $8.50 Up Matched wed4ing rinsr sets for bride and $34.50 Up Men's waterprool watches for gif^giving. $24.75 Up y —in- A beautiful selection of ockets men , s wrist watches. AH Prices Include Federal Excise Tax DRESSER SETS $15 Up Sets of 3 pieces, 5 pieces, 6 pieces and up to \% pieces. DIAMONDS WATCHES • JEWELRY HOME GIFTS SILVERWARE DIAMONDS WATCHES JEWELRY HOME £M|T$ Ring the Date on Your Calendar! Marshall-Wells Stores :: |fi>l| -^j.^--->^-'.---..-B <-\.~_ iii

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