The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 30, 1961 · Page 3
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Cancer Crusade Award Mrs. Shirley Berg-of Cedar Falls, dislrici representative of the American Cancer Society of Iowa, was present at a meeting of the Kossuth Chapter at Van's Cafe here March 22 to present a certificate of authorization to the local chapter. She is shown, left, in ,the above photo as she presented ithe certificate to Mrs. A. M. Quintafd, county chairman from Algona. Final preparations for the Cancer Crusade, which will begin the week of April 16 in Kossuth county, were discussed at the meeting. W. H. Bartlett and J. L. Claude, Algona, in behalf of the United Fund of Algona, presented a check for $800 to the Kossuth Chapter, representing the first half of the amount designated for support of the 1961 Crusade. ' Angus Cotton, Lone Rock, Crusade chairman, presented plans for .the drive and named the following area chairmen: Mrs. Chris Dahl, FentOn, Mrs. Clark Miller, Titonka, Mrs. Charlene Duffy, Whittemore, Mrs. Albert Johnson, Corwith,' Mrs. Joe Kramer, Bancroft, Mrs. Gertrude Ackerman, Burt, Jerry McMullen, Lakota, Ledyard Legion Auxiliary and Ru'th Simonsmeier, Ledyard, Mrs. Florence Studer, LuVerne, Mrs. Kenneth Jackson, Lone Rock, Swea City American Legjo>n and Mrs. Minnie Oesterreicher, Titonka. (Glenn's Studio Photo — UDM Engraving) . Hog Tests Are Being Held On Farm Near Here Everyone in this area interested in the nroduction and improvement of hogs-is invited to visit. the on-the-farm performance test lot,, located on the Peter Erpelding & Sons farm, 1 mile west and % mile north of junction high-ways 18 and 169, Algona. The Erpeldings, in cooperation with Dean Barnes of the county extension office arfifl AlgqnV Grain and Feed Company, are" testing" a cross section of the nigs sired by their Poland China herd Mainstreet Designer 2. This test is under the general supervision of the Poland China Record Association of Galcsburg, 111. Its purpose is to test the rate of grain, feeding efficiency and market desirability of his sons and daughters as best type breeding stock. To be eligible for test, 50% or more of the litters sired by Main- street Designer 2 must have been qualified for production registry, or the nips themselves must be out of litters. The tesl lot muet contain nigs., out of a least 5 different Utters. They must be nlacecl on feed at. an average weight of 50 Ibs. or less, and are fed out until their averowe weight, is between 200 and 215 Ibs, They may not be more than 60 days of age at the start of the test. They must be weighed in by college extension personnel or a vocational ag teacher. They will be welched out by one of these snme disinterested parties. When these nigs are weighed out between 200 and 215 Ibs., at least three-fourths of them will go to slaughter and their average baclcfat measurement, loin- eye measurement, and pork carcass length will be made available. It is hoped by all cooporatinp in this program that all interested parlies will visit the test and witness the progress being made. Lisbfa Teachers Offered Raises Mrs L. S. Young, Algona, Memorial Gifts chairman for the county announced donations had been received in'the name of Joe Greenberg, Algona; from Mrs P. P. Zerfass, Algona, and Mrs Louis Verveer. Downers Grove, II., for heart research; and one from Mrs Fred Schmidt in memory of her mother. NFO Sets Hog Holding Price At $22.75 Hwt. Four Kossttth county NFO mehibers, Joe Bauer and Cecil Sykes, Swea City, Raymond Harig, LuVerne, and Lawrence Thilges, .Bode, were among 1100 meat bargaining committee delegates who recently established a holding price on hogs at $22.75 per hundredweight on the farm. The price is based on number one and two hogs, weighing from 1P(1 to 210 pounds and hogs of Other weights and grades will be based on relative merit. Delegates from 12 midwcstcrn states re-set the holding price, which had been established at $19.60 in.. Sept., 495!). It was pointed out by, Oren L. Staloy, national NFO-president, that the new holding price is the minimum amount farmers can accept to cover operating expenses and still remain in business. , It was pointed out that the holding price is not a. bargaining price nor a fair, price, but is a price legally established to be used in case of a holding action. Holding prices established previously by the NFO members in-, elude soybeans, $2.56; cattle, $32.45, sheep, $29.45; . grade A milk based on 3.5 percent butterfat, $6.05; grade B milk, $5; and butterfat, $1.15 per pound. Swea City Lady Dies; Funeral There Today Lucia Claudia Hewitt, died 11:50 a.m. Monday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Arnold Anderson of Swea City. She was 76. She was born Lucy Lewis Nov. 11, 1884 at Barnes City, Iowa. She married Ira Hewitt Aug. 3, 1904 at Woden and they came to Swea City in 1924. Her hus- band preceded her In death in January, 1946. 'She is.survived by Mrs. Arider- sonj three sons, Clyde of Sac 1 City, Harold of Bakersfield, Calif, and Howard of Olivia, Minn., six .grandchildren and four great grandchildren. One son preceder her in death. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the Methodist church in Swea City with the Rev. W. A. Farmer officiating. Burial will be in the Harrison cemetery, Barnes funeral chapel at Swea City is in charge of arrangement^. Algoncm Named To Represent Insurance Firm The Farmers Elevator Mutual Insurance Company, Des Moines, announces the appointment of Terry J. Christensen of Algona as insurance representative in Kossuth .and Humboldt counties. Mr Christensen will headquarter in Algona and will bring this area a complete automobile, farm liability, homeowners, fire and hospitalization insurance service. Mr Christensen recently completed an extensive training course in Des Moines, and was awarded,a certificate of qualification by the Iowa Insurance Department as qualified to handle accident and health insurance. convention were Bill , Tom Waller and Lyle Alberts, the council sp6hsor. The junior high council was represented by Maureen O'Brien, Harlan Wittkopf, Steve Hardy, Sandy Plott, Jean Christensen and Art Olsen, their sponsor. School Board At Burt Increases Teachers' Wages The Burt Community school board has offered contracts to all faculty members With pay raises of $150 to $200 for aill grade teachers and $100 to $300 for high school teachers at a special meeting held recently. To date two faculty members have signed to return next year, They are Mrs. Russell Thompson and Mrs. Mary Oesterriecher. Con tract deadline is April 15. AHS Junior Is Student Council District Prexy Tuesday, March 21, Chuck Streit was elected district student council president at the District Convention in Eldora He is a junior at Algona high school, re-. ceives a 'B 1 average in his stud-' ies, and is outstanding in athletics. Chuck is the son of Mr and Mrs Matthew Streit. At the convention, Mary Misbach, Karen Alt, Gary Rich, John Platt, and Bora Pcrvane gave a panel discussion. Bora Pervane, the exchange student from Turkey, was also on,a panel, along with an Italian girl and a girl from Switzerlnd, that told about life in their home' countries. Other members attending the PLANTATION BALLROOM WhUtemore, Iowa | SUNDAY, APRIL 2 | EASTER I DON HOY SUNDAY, APRIL 9 MARV REEDSTROM Two new bus drivers will bo hired to replace Vern. Shiipler end Bruce Graham, who have resigned. Veterans World War I Elect New Officers World War I veterans of Kossuth county elected officers during a recent meeting of Tall Corn Barracks number 088 in Algona. Dr. L. R. Potter of Algona was named commander of the organi- Thursdoy, March 30, 1961 Algona (la.) Upper DM MaIflM-3 zation. Other officers named were August Pergande, LuVerne, senior vice commander, Walter Barr, Algona, junior vice commander, L. E. Hovcy, Algona, chaplain, F. L. McMahon, Algona, quartermaster, Vallo Nnudain and Otto Harlan, Algona, and Ray ,McWhorter, Burt, trustees, J. D. Lowe, Algona, judge advocate. ir Program board, announced this week that bids for custodial work at the fairgrounds are now being accepted. An ad pertaining to the bids will be found in today's UDM. McClure also announced that two former features of the fair are being returned to the program this summer. They are the open steer class of cattle and a Carl Mario Production, which will be presented the evening 01 Aug. 17. Vern McClure, Algona, secrc- If you want it to be a short tary of the-Kossuth County Fun winter, just sign a 90-day note. SUNDAY, APRIL 16 HENRY CHARLES SUNDAY, APRIL 23 GUY DE LEO No Advance Booth Reservations Doors Ope.n at 8:30 The Lakota school board offered contracts which included raises of $200 to $400 per year to all present faculty in embers Twelve contracts have been signed and returned. Two resignations hn«e been accepted. They were Margie Torrence, third grade loacher, and Mrs Pe Ann Jensen, second grade "teacher. Two additional teachers will be hired for the coining year Clara Hassel of Fenton has been hired for the new combination 4th and 5th grade; the teaching position for the new combination 1st and 2nd grade remains to be filled. The board approved the 190162 school calendar setting tjic opcnin'f dale for the fall lerpt Aug. 28 for I he teachers: county institute will be held AUG. 29 n< Algona and regular classes will start Aug. 30. FRESH CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRIES Pint 49 STRAWBERRIES . 9c JUMBO -. Stalk lOc NO. 1 PINK GRAPEFRUIT 10 for 39c NEW! Pure Vegetable ; : -** UTANDBY *• ' SHORTENING Hb. Can 79c Give yourself an Easter Treat — Try cooking with the finest shortening available. Seeing Js BOYS' AUTHENTIC WESTERN BOOTS On Sale at This Reduced Price This Weekendd Only MRS. CLARK'S 1. pi. 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