The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 6, 1961 · Page 22
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 6, 1961
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ss^^ f-Alfldfta (fa.) Upper DM Mato'ta Thursday, July IS, 1961 '];•'. ' .) Algona Sailor On Ice Breaker ffcifMJ From Antarctic By 800 Tons Of Ice .Larry Bowman Larry Bowman, son o^ Mr. and Mrs. Earl Bowman",? Algona, sea"man, on the USS'fidtstd, one ot the U. S. Navy's icebreakers,'returned with the fehip and its crew to the Boston Navy Yarid during the past week after a harrowing experience while;'.attempting to help another NaVy vessel in A'n- tqrcti,c',,.wfiters., ... . The Edisto made it to Pearl Harbor April 29 forirepairs ; affer the near-disaster.' S The icebreaker received orders to search for a drifting oiler, >the Aurora, which was carrying 200,000 gallons of. aviatipn fuel fcjn Operation Deep Freezers'win- tering-over crew. High winds and heavy seas had torn-the Aurora from her moorings'arid the Edisto was assigned to find the oiler .and. tow it back to her moorings. • f The Edisto was forced to give, up the search when she ..lost a 22- ton propeller,, and ; 800 tons ot' ice, abo\it qfi^-seVenth her weight, hampered her stability in the heavy seas. She-then made it to Pearl Harbor where it took about three weeks to complete repairs so the Vessel could return n: Electric-Teriffic, to .therStates. Prior to her 'rough experience. :the Edisto• had -operated around the 'Ross Sea (on the New Zealand side of Antarctica) -for almost •• three months, • Keeping r channel open to allow supply Ships to reach McMurdo, the wintering-over base for the Opera U6n. She reached Boston afte£ traveling .from Pearl Harbor" through the Panama Canal. Bowman has been in the Navj for 5% years and has .been on the Edisto for the past 1 >/i> years. He-is married to the former : Bargara Higbie of New York and last visited his parents here -in December, 1959. He has a brother, Earl, Jr., Dodge Center, Minnesota; and three sisters, Mrs Leo Lallier, Ventura, Mrs. Donald Craig, East Peoria, 111., : and Mrs Roger Radig, Lone Rock. (If you can use 'em We can't have enuf.) Used Lighting Fixtures , 12" diameter White Globe & Brown Holder Reg. New Price $7.50 ea. NOW $1.00 ea. $6 doz. 14" diameter-.White Globe & Brown Holder Reg. New Price $8.75 ea. NOW $1.50 ea. ' 14" REFLECTOR with Holder Reg. New Price $5.00 NOW $2.00 8 Volt Bell Transformers $1.00 Value - 25c 10 Cent Switch Plates, Brn., 1 Gang — 5c (Boxof25)98c CORY GLASS ROD FILTERS 60c Value NOW 5c BUY 4 Light Bulbs & Get FREE 5 plug Fuses Pratt Electric Construction Co. ,].•-«--..-..__ — ™^^ AT CULLEN HARDWARE FOR Two Accidents To Little Girl At Bancroft Bancroft — Susan Ferguson three year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Ferguson, recently fell from a stool, hit her head on the davenport, and cut a gash across the forehead. Shortly after that her father took Mrs. • Ferguson to Holy Family for medical treatment. When., he returned home, Susan nad been, playing in the swing when it flew back,- hit her in he cheek, and • her fa ther'again ook Susan to the doctor's-of ice where she had three stitches in her cheek and a rather bruised face. All in all her father had a busy day. Alice Menke Shower A shower honoring -Miss Alice Menke was held in her honor at St. John's Hall Thursday evening. Alice, daughter of. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Menke, w f as married July 11 to Victor Hansen, guniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii PLANTATION BALLROOM Whlttemore, Iowa SUNDAY, JULY 16 RAY LEWIS SUNDAY, JULY 23 GUY DE LEO SUNDAY, JULY 30 HENRY CHARLES No Advance Booth Reservations Doors Open at 8:30 Eight hundred tons of ice and loss of a 22-ton .propeller almost proved fatal to he USS Edisto during a search for an oile^ an, Antarctic waiters in April. An Algoha seaman, Larry Bowman, was aboard the ship when it very 'nearly was lost. ~ ' The photo .above shows 'members of the icebreakers crew as it hacked awuy the layers of ice built up by sea spray with fire axes, wooden mallets and .picks. The, Boston-based ship is equipped, with a reinforced icebreaker hull, a heeling tank system thait can provide an artificial roll of 10 degrees and a light deck above the fantail. When in operation, the ship carries two helicopters for ice reconnaissance anding parties and rescue-work. ;, '• ' , ' Bowman sent details of the nearrdisaster to his parents here recently. (Official U.S Navy Photo UDM Engraving) . ' ' * . \ • on of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Hansen, Whittemore. Both Miss Menke and Mr.. Hansen aje employed n Chicago. Prizes at the shower were won by Mrs. Gordon Bollig, high, Mrs. Nick Saudt Cut nd Mrs. Rutli Wilderman. Attend Funeral Relatives from here attending he funeral of four.year old beb- a Cushman at Buffalo £|ntei Wednesday were her gra'nppar i ; ehts, ' Mr. and, Mrs. Hprmah Boeckholt, the John Boec)tholt family, the 'Harold Boeckholt family. She .was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oran Cushmani Buffalo Center. Duane McCliesh spent the weekend with his parents anc attended the Menke-Hanser wedding. Duane is employed by the United Air Lines in Chicago Mr. and'Mrs. Tom Hatten are the parents of a son born July 3 at Estherville. Mr. and Mrs Leonard Hatten, Bancroft anc Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Menke, Ledyard are the grandparents. Mrs. L. C. Hatten and Mr. and Mrs. Anton Schnie'der are the ;reat grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Art Long received, word of a son born tq. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Long at St. Ann lospital. Mr. and Mrs. Art Lonj are the grandparents, Mrs % IVJary Long is the great grandmother; Mrs. Bess Connelly returned from a visit with her daughter and' family" the -Walter Thomas' as Detroit. Christine Eckhart returned Thursday from a three week visit with relatives in Omaha. Her mother met her at Armstrong. INJURED Marion (Cotton) Gibson ot Grinnell lost part' of one hand recently in an accident at the Donaldson Co.; .where He is em: ployed. Gibson was operating a metal press when his hand got caught. A portion of the hand was badly crushed and mangled. RIDIKALUS DAYS 2 Only-Used Electric Stoves $4.98 YOU HAUL YOUR CHOICE Each RED RAZOR SCYTHE BLADES (without handles) 98c each 2 ONLY - AND MAY THE BEST MAN WIN! 6 Foot LOG SAWS without Handles 98c each 65TH Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wilheim of Clarksville recently celebrated their., 65th wedding anniversary. " • . , County 4-H To Square Dance Kossilth County 4-H officers will sponsor a Square Dance at the Algona Football Field Friday evening, July 14. Lloyd Frazee, one of the outstanding callers of the state from Bassett, Iowa, will 1 be in charge ot the square and folk dance program. The program, will start at 8:00 p.m. County officers in charge 01 the program arrangements arid intermission entertainment include—Audrey Gardner, and Rosemary Gisch, Algona; Kath-. leen Eden, Titonka; LeOta Ann Voss, LuVerne; Tom Henry, Algona; Art Moglcr- and Duane Metzger. Whittemore and Torn Lampe, Burt. Been Here Quite A While WAGON TONGUE CAP When You Need 'im, You Need 'Em Pig Tie? _. 98c 98c GARBAGE CAN HOLDER All Steel-And No Dog Can Tip 'Em 98c COW'S NICK YOKE No Cow gots thru a fence with these 98c TIE RODS FOR END GATES, And No Questions Asked STEEL FENCE POST DRIVER The Iron Is Worth $9.0Q _,_ f ,,__, TOY CLOSE OUT The Whole Stock At Cost On Sidewalk Counters Your Choice. 9c-19c AND UP ^^^f ^^^F ^^^M ^vnii mmi w il^ HARDWARE ALGONA Cramped for space? Convert your garage and build this combination CARPORT-PATIO FREE PUNS FINANCING NO DOWNl If yowTwWJls too ana!!, one' ' of the most economical ways to expand your living area Is to convert your present garage..* «ncf tfien odd a combination carport-potto. 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Formerly 5.95.- 6.95 - 7.95 - 9.95 Values 198-3.98-498-5.98 CASUALS &KEDETTES MEN'S - WOMEN'S - CHILDREN'S Wheat - Tan - Flax - Black White and Beige • Red and Blue Formerly 4.95 to 7.95 Values 1.98-2.98-3.98498 mmmnimm i WOMEN'S & CHILDREN'S ROBIN HOODS DRESS FLATS - WEDGIES , LOAFERS Perfect for School Wear All Colors - All Sizes- All Widths Formerly 5,95 - 6,95 . 7.95 - 8.95 Values 1.98-2.98-3.98-498 •••• MEN'S AND BOYS' ROBLEES-PEDWINS 5.98-7,98-8 J^ 9 J8f 11,98 BROWN bii* SHOE STORE ALGONA, IOWA

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