The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 16, 1967 · Page 20
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 20

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 16, 1967
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Big Expansion Program In City Water System The board of trustees of the Algona Municipal Utilities and T. James Palmer, superintendent, have been conducting a long-range planning program for the past several years pertaining to additions and improvements to the present water system. In order to meet the demands of growing industries, churches, schools, and the increasing population, these improvements are necessary at this time. The board of trustees met with T. R. Lovell of the Buell and Winter Engineering Co. and authorized his company to proceed with the necessary plans and specifications for several additions and improvements. They include the drilling of an additional 500 to 700 gallon per minute water well, the erection of an additional 500,000 gallon elevated water storage tank, the installation of approximately 8,800 feet of 8-inch cast iron water main, and the installation of approximately 3,000 feet of 12-inch cast iron water main. The new water well will be located on North Williams street on utility property west of the Algona Municipal Utilities Power Generating Plant. The water from this well will be pumped through the raw water line to the water filtering plant, which was enlarged and modernized in 1964. At the filtering plant, the water is aerated and filtered, which removes the iron and manganese. Then fluoride is added to improve and protect the teeth, and chlorine is added to protect the health of residents. The water then enters the 300,000 gallon clear well under the filter plant and is then pumped into the water mains and rises into the elevated water tanks. The new elevated storage tank will be located on utility property at the corner of Commercial and Main streets. The 12-inch cast iron water main will be an extension of the present 12-inch water main from the new elevated water storage tank site. The new 12-inch water main will connect at the corner of Oak and Johnson streets. It will extend one block east on Oak street and approximately 2,700 feet south on Putnam street to McGregor street. The first section of the 8-inch cast iron water main will connect with the new 12-inch water main at the corner of Putnam and McGregor streets and extend approximately 4,050 feet west and south and connect with the 8-inch water main at the corner of Chubb and Sample streets at the new Algona High School site. The second section of the 8-inch cast iron water main will connect with the present 8-inch main at the corner of Jerome and Chubb streets. It will extend one block west on Chubb street and then north on Wooster street approximately 2,500 feet and connect to the water mains on State street. The third section of the 8-inch cast iron water main will connect with the present 8-inch water main at the corner of Call and Harlan streets. It will then extend one block on Harlan street and then east approximately 2,250 feet on North street, and connect with the 8 and 6-inch water mains at the corner of North and Phillips street. The completion of these expansion and improvements will also increase the volume of water for fire protection in all areas of Algona, as well as provide capacity for increased consumption for any future needs. QUILTS Waukee's So and Sew Club this past year has just finished one hundred and four children's quilts for Des Moines hospitals and three large quilts for the Woodward School. DRIVE-IN Ifuwhe ENDS TUESDAY, MAY 16 IMPORTANT! NO ONE UNDER 18 WILL BE ADMITTED UNLESS ACCOMPANIED BV HIS PARENT. KlCMMRD IN ERNEST LEHMAN'S PRODUCTION OF EDWARD ALBEE'S VlKCIMIIl WODMF9 PLUS ^'ROMAN HOLIDAY" STARTS WEDNESDAY, MAY 17 AND AND, FRANKIE ANNETTE AVALON • FUNICELLO Tuesday, May 16, 1967 Algona, (la.) Upper D«t Moine<-13 MISS TWIN RIVERS-Thc hand members of Twin Rivers, Bode High School havr chosen Mary Ix>u Olson, as Iheir candidate for M i s s North Iowa at the North IOWH Rand Festival. The daughlcr of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Olson. Rode, she is a senior. She has been aclivr in band, mixed chorus, girl's glee club, sludcnt council, speech, Ihe staff of the school annual and church activilies. She is a membrr of 4-H and a junior member of the American l,e- tfion Auxiliary. Fenton Chit-Chat son visited In the Elmer Lee home at Esthervllle Sunday evening. The Walther League of St. John's Lutheran church met Wednesday evening at the church. Election of officers was held with the following being elected: president, Diane Uthof; vice president, Robert Krause; secretary, Nancy Geitzenauer; treasurer, Carl Priebe; Christian growth, Sandra Hantelman. Hostesses were Robert Krause and Diane Luedtke. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Moeller, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Jaeger, Royal, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Jaeger, Mrs. HelenStrueffert, Spencer, and Mr. and Mrs. Chris Jaeger, Round Lake, Minn., were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mrs. Dora Schwarzenbach. The Ladles Aid of St. Luke's Lutheran church, Fairville, met Thursday afternoon at the church parlors with Mrs. Walt Portland Mrs. Hildreth Pettit as hostesses. Guests were Mrs. John Wegener, Mrs. Clara Fischer and Mrs. Ronnie Pettit. Rev. C. Bliss gave the topic lesson on the study of Amos. Mrs. Earl told of the plan and the need of people to take children from Chicago into their homes for the summer. Final plans were made for the bus tour to Pella. The Ladies Aid of the Fenton Methodist church met Thursday afternoon at the church parlors. Hostesses were Mrs. Clarence Arbogast, Mrs. Roy Chris- chilles and Mrs. Clifford Douglas. Devotions were given by Mrs. Wendell Rusch. A pledge service was given by Mrs. Dale Welsbrod, Mrs. Warren Jones, Mrs. Arlo Ranney and Mrs. Eugene Huskamp. Special vocal music was by Mrs. Russell Eldridge and Mrs. Jack Gerhart. Mrs. Marold Schlei was elected as treasurer to replace Mrs. Don Shaw and Mrs. Ella Newel was elected to the nominating committee to replace Mrs. Shaw. The aid has donated 50 quilts to the World Service this year. Rev. Russell Eld ridge will confirm a class of fourteen at Worship Service Sunday morning, May 14, at 10:30 a. m. at the Fenton Methodist church, Fenton. 40 YEARS Mrs. Dorothy Hoeven, Prlmg- har, Is retiring from her position with the O'Brien County Court House after 40 years of service. Carol originally meant a song accompanied by dancing. Mr. and Mrs. Noel Westlind and Lauri of Mankato spent the weekend in the parental Kenneth Halverson home. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Halver- END THURSDAY MAY 18 ALGONA "HOTEL" '«•«§... Deli They're here! They're honeys! They're you! They're young! The Youngmobiles from Oldsmobile! Young in action, with Rocket V-8 performance to zing you into spring. Young in looks-the kind that says tomorrow's here ahead of its time. Even young in price-tagged to say "yes" to youthful budgets! Example: This new Delmont 88 brilliant new entry in the Youngmobile lineup. See 'em all at your Olds Dealer's! Go Oldsmobile at your nearest |Hj transportation center DAD'S GARAGE - ALGONA, IOWA

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