The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 3, 1946 · Page 8
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v'^'fr/t-ViV",'?'^ PAGE TWO— ALC50KA trt»Pf!ft f5ES IOWA- and H FOR f HE NEW Store INSTALLED 6V P. East McGfegtir Algtiita, low a PLUMBING CHEATING DISPLAY FIXTURES FOR THE NEW Marshall-Wells Store DECORATED BY MERGEN & WEBSTER LEO MERGEN MERLE WEBSTER Phone 634-J Phone 756 ALGONA, IOWA WIRING and LIGHT FIXTURES FOR THE NEW Marshall-Wells Store INSTALLED BY ALGONA ELECTRIC ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS 206 West State Algona, Iowa MERCHANDISE DISPLAY FIXTURES FOR THE NEW Marshall-Wells Store BUILT BY H. J. COWAN CONTRACTOR - BUILDER ALGONA, IOWA ni-frtiif DOUBLE STATE sf ALGONA BUSIN Grand ojjcn'iffg ot , Algo'ha's newest business placi*, trie Marshall Wells; Store, will take place here Friday, pec. 8. t This is the- third consecutive week thht a new bldce of .business, or a nevv building to house an already existent, business, has taken place iri Algeria. The new store, located on State street just east,of the Foster Furniture store, occupies two complete fronts, in a space 44 by 103 feet. there will be 21 departments of merchandise. Associated be'jilfers The Marshall Wells stores arc a group of dealers associated with one buy in" and merchandising unit for the purpose of nroviding greater buying power, coupled with a pooling of. ideas for the most modern methods of merchandising. The firrri itself (Marshall Wells) is 53 years ok), arid is one of the biggest wholesale hardware .distributors ih the world. The organization sells two-thirds of all the hardware sold in Canada. Head office of the organization is in Duluth, Minn. I. E. Hiitchins will be manager of the local store, and is associated with its ownership here. He is married and has three sons. Pic previously was connected vvilh general merchandising firms, most recently for eight years with the J. C. Penny store ;it Fairmont, Minn. Seven Local Employes Dave J. Sommerncss will be assistant manager. He was previously associated with the S. S. Krcsge Co., W. T. Grant Co. and a Bc'n Franklin store at Fairmont. He also served a year and a half in the army. Local employes who have been hired include Mary Muller, Gladys Elbcrt, June Steven, Thomas E.' Beardsley, Don Brown, Mrs. Elaine Hutchiris and Louetta J. Shcirbon. While there are Marshall Wells stores from Wisconsin to Washington and Oregon, in the northern United States, the development of stores in Iowa is comparatively new. Representatives of the firm said that their selection of Algona for a new store was made after a thorough survey of the territory and its growth, and they expressed the belief that Algona and its surrounding area 'were the best territory in, the middle west for a community of its sixc. A complete announcement of the opening next Friday will be found in the firm's own announcement, elsewhere in this issue. WAC TELLS STORY AT BODE MEETING Bode: At the November PTA meeting the American Legion Auxiliary furnished the program for the evening's entertainment which includod musical numbers nnd talks by Alice Lomen, who K;IVC' a resume of her life as a WAC and Rev. Jandl, pastor of the Lutheran church, who served through the recent war as chaplain, gave a very interesting talk. Miles Helman and Duane Saathoff were business callers in DCS Moines one day last week. Victor Swcen and family of Emmetsburg were recent visitors at the home of his mother and .sister Tillie. The regular monthly meeting of the American Legion will be held in the town hall Tuesday evening, Dec. 3. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ladman and children Jean and Jerry are week-end visitors at the home of Mrs. Eugene Lyons. The Olaf Olsons moved into ifie Grefstad.h'Qu-Se, wh'leh,was rete'titly vacated by the W.- N, Chantland family,';;:,who moved into their new home 1 . , fia'fl Opheim came from ..Cedar, Riipids, driving back to fe- tUr.n, agaih for the Thanksgiving holida'y.,, The Bode college stii- deh'ls itll Will spend Thanksgiving holiday at the* homo, of their parents. Mr. and l^frs. C'la'r.ehoe Heliafid (lave moved to" .th'eJHJjlrs. .Olaf Haisriid farm', ahd tfifiir hdiise : here is, how pcclipied" liy Mr. and Mrs. Oscar SWeeri jfrid. daughter Lois. Who h'aye irioved here from Ca'htorr, g. D.. , Tiiesda'y afterKoqh', pec. 3; the American,Legjbh' Auxiliary held' its ahrillai Chrjsfmaii party With excharige ot gifts fltHhe home > of Mrs., MorginS Jbhh'son. Assisting hostesses will be Mrs. V. T. Jordan!, MrS. Tlbert Bergum, and Mrs. William: Catlicart ; Curtis .PederSori. a grandson of Mr. ahd Mrs. John Pederson, who recehtiy, returned from Korea, met . Luther Tolefsrud there. .He didn't meet Erriest Bratlahd of Bode, who is stationed iri Korea. Curtis, With his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry PederSon of Hardy spent Sunday at the Borgina Johnsohj home. T-5 Kenneth A. Han^On, son of n -^fanaotf.'fif • Modfj, recently •recfeivefl his hSh.8f&ble discharge fit *#6);t Sam H^tdn, T^xft following 10 months.of ser'ylfce. He served .the. past 13 months, as a SUrJucaiv, te'chriician at Brooks Arm^v: Medical Center fit. Port Sam''Hbiistoh. Mr, Hansb'jl ; has one other': Sort, Armon,, who is still iri""Sbfvfe6. , JLt. and Mrs. Ralph J. Btitler, whose recent marriage jtook place at K6esler Fi§ldi, Miss., stopped enrdnte k Oh their wed- ding'trip for a few dajtevisit at the home of Mrs. Butler's' parents, Mr. an.d Mrs. Willidm. Has- ticigs, to 'their home in St. Louis, where Lt. Bu,tler is stationed With the regular army. Mrs. Butler, before hei' marriage, was a first, lieutenant in the army riiirse's corps; : Mr:. and Mrs. S,oymour,Peder- son arid son Seymor Jr. and John of Minneapolis spent the weekend with relatives in Bode. They were accompanied! here by Mrs. Carl Haugen, also of Miribeapo- lis, spent the weekend with relatives in Bode. They were" accompanied here by Mrs. Carl Hau- fieri, also of Minneapolis, and Mrs. Oscar Revines of , Woodburn, Ore., who will remain for a ten-day visit at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John ion. »-.•»•- , * >•. Daughter of Wesley Faster Hal Left Seattle For Japan Wesley: Rev and"mrsij J. A. Riggs received word from their daughter, Mrs. George Burnette that she had arrived in Seattle, Wash., and was to leave Wednesday, Nov. 27, for Japan on the U. S. A. T. Acadia. She left Wesley on Friday, the 22nd, and over half of the passengers on the Aberdeen to . Seattle train were women going to Japan and Korea. There were 39 children. The group were met by representatives of the hostess house and were taken on a tour of the city on Sunday. Bridge Club Hostess Mrs. Ed Hildrriari will entertain her bridge .club .Thursday afternoon, December jjl?..«. Serve Lions Clu'B , •.. The Dorcas Circle of We.Mdth- odist church served, .the, ^iihcheon to the Lions Cliib Wednesday.' Home Thanksgiving ,,,„,,, ,,, Lowell Erdman, student at the Annex of the Iowa State college of Ames at Camp Bodge; spent the weekend at his parental Paul Erdman home. fif-.j ' \ Has B^ny Girl '•'.', A baby girl was .born to Mr. and Mrs. Da,le Kriapper in Mason City. Mrs.. Knapper is the former . Jean Johnson, .€augh"ter of the Elmer .Johnsons, Tirid tiiis is their first child. , %! '• 7. Cattle in sibck Show Nate Studer won't to Chicago Tuesday with six head of show cattle Shorthorns to be shown at the stock show. Siork Leaves Boy " . Mr. arid Mrs, Don Krausc are the proud parents of a baby boy 'born Wednesday rhorning, Nov. 27 ih the Kdssuth hospital in Algona. This is their first child and the first, granddaughter. for the Charles Kraut's. Mrs. Don Kraus is the fqrjner Jeanne Ketchum, who taught in ,the public school here several years ago. Buys fcouljtry Station Jack Robinsori of Corwith has purchased the East End poultry station from Jim Hay-erjy and is now operating it. Mrs. Robinson is the former Donelle Erdman, daughter of the Paul Erdmans. They have a -home in Corwith. Mrs\ Tom McMnho.i entertain- her bridge club Friday afternoon. The public arid parochial schools were closed Thursday and Friday. BUILDING MATERIALS FOR THE NEW Marshall-Wells SUPPLIED BY F. S, NORTON & SON BUILDING MATERIALS' ALGONA, IOWA Mrl. Viola Studer spent Thanksgiving day with -the Julius Kelches at Superior. Mr. and Mrs. J, P. Studer attended an oil meeting in' -Waterloo several days last week. Rev. J. A. Riggs, Carroll Erdman and Nancy Lloyd attended the youth raly at the Methodist church at Algona Sunday of last "•'' . the 'Mierieari Le|id«, afiH Au&ilifefy I.MH meet Tuesday everting;,- pee< ,6. The ...Atnvet Auxiliary Will have a ChHstma's party .Thdys'day evettitfg, Dederti- bei- 1.2 .; "•• , ft; second •sort' of Mr. find Mrs. Fred Diekman, is now employed in the Zender clothing store" Jii Algohi). He has dls- charged from the arttiy sefvcral months' ago. . Mr. and Mri. Albei't' Bleich and son Gordon and Mrs. Josie Gorman of. Madison; Wis., visited relatives here from SUnday till Wednesday. They attended the Mary Jane' Hauptina'n and Don Lickteig Wfedding. The basketball game played here Tuesday night with Crystal Lake ended in a 41-19 victory for the local sextette. The Wesley boys were defeated 23-27. They play at Whittcmore Thursday evening, December 5. Guests at the Frank Bleich home Thanksgiving day were her brothers Bud and Jack Kutschara and their families and her sisters and their families, the Frank Behtoles of Swea City and the Will ILiup'.lys. Mr. and Mrs. Ed , Hildman, Matt and Larry, spent Thanksgiving in St. Paul at the homes of their daughters, the Herman Lons and Delrhar Pommeren- ings. The Robert Kain family of Sexton also planned to go to St. Paul. Mrs. Tom.Forburger, who was taken to the Mercy hospital in Mason City Sunday 'of last week with a serious asthma attack, is reported at this writing Wednesday to be somewhat improved. Her daughter Mrs. Al (Vera) Erpelding, R. N.,.is caring for hor. Miss Letha Wells, a representative of the Nebraska federal Division of Crippled Children, was a weekend guest 'at the home of her friends, the Rev. J. if lias?;; pifaf mm- m-vm sola, spent Thanksgiving ^Weekend there. Youngsters, Ldkota La'fcota 1 :, Glefi Wilson. Save' the school children a real, Infill la$t Week Wednesday af teWxddh when he dropped, two turkeys off the ,to;wn Hall for the children tOiidatch. The first one was. for the grade fchildrett and Marian,Heidecker, a fifth grader, Was 1 '.the lUCky boy. Then the .seCOfld turkey Was dropped (a>v;24- pounder) fdr the high school young folk and Howard son was the winner* . , /where Ws s '••f entorf: '"• William Msn)cim;if?fc jr. took: his bfdtfe Waiter''y" Masori City,. Friday, left ws^plafie far ' Sari Diego,'Galtfc,, .*.,,,, ; Waltef te a 1 civilian employ^ the navy, wO'fking ; in the,..sur depbt, As a memb6f or u. S ft, He wa's called to' active Vice: .November, 1840,. and, delved his'•discharge':-iri ,;Aut „, 1546. ;DUi'lfig that pSHfrd Me wftSV aboard several trarfep'dr'ts, ear;:., ryihg supplies arid troops to yfiff". Jptlff Battle apnes. He eStlmatM;; his ••'Wflter milage .at 228,000; miles.; -.f READ THE WANT AfcS TELLS ITS >ci RAISING AND Elevator Construction -nut'.'- oq FOR THE NEW Marshall-Wells to BY LEO LIGHTER SHORING - HOUSfe MOVINb Phoiie §02-J the crd|>s ate harvested, and tt check-tip of their y'ielcl and qiliiiity is itiade,.,the,story of po;ta'sh is told. Good yields of high ijuality, liiean that soil and fertilizer silfjjilied enough of this neces'sary'plant food. Low yields and poor quality may have been due to lack of potash. Now Is the time to review your fertilizer program and start making your plans for the next growing season. Have you had your soils tested? If not, ask your official agricultural adviser .about such tests to see how much available potash they contain. He also can tell you how much your soil and fertilizer must supply for the crops you intend to plant next year. \Vrfte //if for'free information and literature on the profitable fertilization of crops. AMERICAN POTASH U55 Sixteenth St.,N. W, ^ Washington 6, D. C. /Miribtr Co(B|Xinf«i, Amiiiean Pbfaih * Chemical Corporation Potaih Company bl America * United Slatei Potash Company THf POTASH YOU ARE USING IS A ME KICAN P OT A S H Continuous . •>••- :•',•"•••••• v^-'swS:^ff'SfSisS

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