The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 24, 1962 · Page 6
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 24, 1962
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Fire Guts Living Room Here Fire gutted a portion of the George Willey home at 609 West Call street here at 10:55 a.m. Thursday. The above photo shows smoke rolling out the front and back doors and fire under the eaves of the house. Most serious damage occurred in the living room of the structure. A hole (arrow) was burned in the north wall near a davenport which was destroyed. Fire Chief Ira Kohl stated after the fire was extinguished that the fire got its start in the davenport. Firemen carried it outside, then extinguished ; flames in the building. Some of the walls in the living room were badly burned and scorched, and smoke and water damage also resulted. Firemen were at the scene for 25 minutes — and for a time it appeared the house might not be saved. • Mr. Willey lives alone in the house. (UDM Newsfoto — Engraving) Wheft three •cSniplltJflgjf'j^g, all of them handling top-grade furnitutS alia carp&lfigV jd&flfr cooperatively presenting a wealth of information Ofl tHe Subject &f gargets and carpeting, that is indeed news In this issuft'of. prupW.D^s Moines there is a special six-page 6—Algona (la.) Upper Des Moines Tuesday, April 24, 1962 Jail Digging Changes 30 Day Sentence To 5 Years A 30-day sentence in jail for embezzlement by check has turned into a 5-year term in the men's reformatory for Edwin J. Dumstorff, 20, Bancroft, as a result of his efforts to dig through jail plaster at Mason City. Dumstorff was serving the 30 days when he decided that maybe there was a way out, through the ceiling or wall. He started digging into the plaster, and jail attendants, soon aware of his efforts, let him keep on until they tired of it. He was charged with malicious damage to a building, and sentenced to five years Wednesday of last week. He was also being held as a parole violator from Kossuth County. District Court Judge C. H. Wild ruled that the new sentence would be served concurrently with the sentence from Kossuth County. Born In Kossuth In 1863, Chas. Clark Dies At Britt The last surviving member of one of Kossuth county's earlier pioneer families died April 9 at Britt, Iowa. He was Charles E. Clark, born Jan. 29, 1863, on a farm in south Kossuth now known as the "Mark Insko" farm. He was just past 99 years of age at his death. Mr. Clark was the youngest son of Elhanen and Susan Clark, who came to Kossuth county in 1857 from Maine, and homesteaded on the farm mentioned. Charles was the youngest of five brothers. The family lived for many years, until retiring, on the family farm. In 1885 Mr. Clark married Olive Raney, also a member of a pioneer family. Mr. and Mrs. Clark farmed the homestead farm until 1901, when they bought a farm east of Algona and lived there for ten years. They then moved to a place near Britt where they farmed until 1916, when they retired and moved to town. Mrs. Clark died in 1944, and Mr. Clark made his home then with his son, Leo Clark. The Clarks had a family of 14 chi'.drtn, and Mr. Clark had about 200 direct descendants. Funeral services were held at the Britt Congregational church Thursday, April 12, with six grandsons acting as pallbearers. Burial was in Evergreen cemetery there. The Clarks were active in their earlier life in Masonic and Eastern Star chapters, and the Royal Neighbors, as well as their church. Preceding Mr. Clark in death besides his wife were his daughters Vera (1936), and Evelyn (1960). and a son, Floyd, (1961). Children living are Mamie (Mrs. Ray Fitch, Burt); Hattie (Mrs. B. F. Hartzell, Dows); Ethel (Mrs. George II. Johnson, Warrenton, Oregon); Roy of Milwaukee, Wis.; Daisy (Mrs. J. H. Stevenson, Britt); Leo of Britt; Merle of Woburn, Mass.; Howard of Grand Meadow, Minn.; Ronald of Corwith; and Robert of Parksville Mo. Mr. Clark had been an avid reader and subscriber to The Algona Upper Des Moines for over 70 years. Win CYO Awards Five students from Catholic schools of the area will be honored at the 12th annual CYO Award Day, Sunday, April 29, at Pocahontas Catholic High. In the high school essay division, an award goes to Linda Green of St. John's high, Bancroft. grade school awards, three essay winners are from this area. Janet McGuire of St. Cecelia's in Algona, Jean Pleml from St. Benedict grade school, and Dianna Crowley of St. John's. 1 Linda Accurso of St. John's is a winner in the poster contest. Seniors From Tifonka Make Skip Day Trip Titonka — Aprit 13, the senior class, consisting of 24 members left at six a.m. for their annual Skip Day. During the morning Jiey stopped at Faribault State School for a visit. During the afternoon they took a tour of the Ford Plant, Wold Chamberlain Airport, Southdale Shopping Center and residential areas. On Friday evening they attended the show "El Cid", at the Academy Theatre. On Saturday morning they went on a sightseeing and shopping tour. After lunch they attended the Ice Follies at Minneapolis Arena. They left for home having supper at St. Peter, arriving back about 10 p.m. Mrs. W. Sexton was chaperone for the girls and Mr. Schoal, high school principal, for the boys. Wilbur Sexton drove the bus for the group. The class consists of the following: Bruce Akkerman, Rosanne Alexander, Janet Bahling, Sarah Brandt, Susette Callies, William Carroll, Joan Dietrick, Dennis Dirken, Ardith Eden, Dennis Fritz, Lewis G. Giesking, Betty Gigler, Robert Harms, Darrell Isebrand, Glen Meyer, Kathy Miller, Beth Neeland, Myrna Rippentrop, Philip Seaberg, Bruce Sleeker, Kirk Struthers, Carol Swan, Harriet Ullmann and Henry Ullmann. Four Arc Confirmed A class of four were confirmed on April 15 at Immanuel Lutheran church, including Joyce Giesking, Carolyn Engelbarts, David Isebrand and Alfred Rode. A New Arrival Mr. and Mrs. Byron Hoffman are the parents of a girl born April 16, weighing six pounds, ten one-half ounces. Circle Meetings Circles of Good Hope Lutheran church met last week. On Tuesday afternoon the Mary circle met at the church parlors with Mrs. Keith Bartlett hostess. At 7:30 p.m. the Lydia circle met at the church, Mrs. Doris Sathoff hostess. Rebecca circle met at the home of Mrs. Bonno Schutter, hostess, and Rachael circle at the church Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. Esther circle met at the church, Mrs. Virgil Heesch hostess,' and in the evening Miriam circle met at the Mrs. Arthur Dietrich, home of hostess. Mr. Ted DeBoer Jr. is recuperating at home after having been hospitalized at Rochester for several weeks. The Doan Methodist church held communion services on Wednesday evening, while Titonka Methodist church had services the evening of Thursday, Apr. 19. Special music was given by the choir. An afternoon service was held on Good Friday at both churches. Robert Lang has returned from a trip to California. A vote was taken at the regular PTA meeting on Monday evening, and it was decided to continue having PTA meetings the coming school year, with some variations made as to number of meetings held and kind of program to Joe presented. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Isebrand are. the parents .of a .daughter, born April 17, at the hospital ai Britt. This is the third child, for the Isebrands who have a boy and girl older. Paternal grandparents are the John B. Isebrands and maternal is Mrs. A. Gustin of Algona. Elmer Peterson is at home recuperating, following surgery at Britt hospital on April 9. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fisher had as visitors this past weekend their daughter and family, the John Boehms. peach section, devdfed entirely to the subject of carpeting. The section is jointly .spdhs&red by Rfca'd's' Furniture, Foster's Furniture and Bjustrom's Furniture of Algona. Each firm has two pages irt the section. The section give's sp^lfic'-ihldt-niation on the carpeting handled by the three individual firms, but it doe's more than that — it contains a host of basic Information' on carpetlfig and such things as style, color, type of pile, etc. are discussed in detail. The, section immediately tells the reader one basic. thing — the three Algona'firms;,'between the«, cover the field of carpting most thoroughly, and they uhderstartdably believe that Algona is the "Carpet Headquarters for North 16wa." They cordially invite you to inspect their wide variety 6f quality carpeting — and if it isn't quality it isn't much. '< ' ' *' * * : Three of Algonn's women's-ready-to-wear stores are featuring "After Easter" events this week . ., .'.at'the S & L Store the featured items are slacks and dresses . . . Grahams are having a percentage off sale on women and girls coats, and a dress sale ... at the Chrischilles Store it is a Spring close-out event. . . full details in this issue . . Fowler's continue their quitting business sale with another grand slam list of items at reduced prices to clearaway. * i» * This is the final week of the Joe Bradley Firestone passenger, truck and tractor tire sale — an anniversary feature of the firm. '.,.:.- * •••.:• * * The Colony Inn, formerly the Office Tavern, is planning a grand opening for Friday.. Henry Moore, the new owner and manager, has completely remodeled and also plans to serve food, as his announcemen details. : ' .' * . Girl Scouts will plant a tree at the Lucia Wallace School this Friday (Arbor Day) and the.Garden Club is holding its annual sale this Friday also, at Duncan's Garden Center. Clip a coupon in the State Beauty Shop ad — it's good all during the month of May as explained in Mrs. June Simpson's announcement. ' - . " . '*•':.. * • * Spring Is planting time, and Ted Vera at the East End Grocery is ready with 20 tons of seed potatbs for those planning on growing their own spuds . . .20 tons seems like a lot, but it takes a lot of potatoes, too, to get the job appetite-satisfaction done. .......... ^ ^ ^ Out at Schultz Brothers on South Phillips, this coming Friday and Saturday is their annual Bacon Days at the filling station, with a full pound of bacon given away with each 8 gallons or more of gas purchased . -. . the final windup of registrations for the 10 free stuffed animal toys, each 24 inches high, will take place in the garage Saturday evening. . : Algona Girl Is Engaged To Wed Banquet Honors New Confirmants Titonka — The Luther League, Good Hope Lutheran church, held a banquet on Monday evening, April 16, to welcome the new confirmants, into the League. Following the meal a program was presented, at which Pastor Olson, interim pastor, of Buffalo Center was master of ceremonies. The League members took part in the program. Noel Krantz and Janice Alke sang solos on which they received a rating at the music contest. Sherry Boyken read a poem on which she received a I rating at the state contest, James Rode played a piano solo, Linda Krantz, gave her declarti selection, rating II, and a piano duet was given by Janet Welhousen and Cynthia Rakow. The meal was served by mothers of the League. Named To Honor Roll, Lakota Lakota — Honor Roll students for the past six weeks announced by Supt. Cook are as follows: Albert Becker, Kent Gerzema, Dean Christ, Paul Geilenfeldt, Linda Clayton, Carmen Cook, Roger Neuman, Stanley Tjaden, Clara Barrett, Larry Becker, Charold Barrett, Paul Boettcher, Cheryl Anderson, Linda Wirtjes, Marilyn Rippentrop, Thomas Neuman, Donna Paulsen. Eldean Maedtzke, Bonnie Becker, Juanita Cordes, Darrel Claybaugh, Caroline Groff, Brian Ellsworth, Sally Eichhorn and Marsha Krominga. Farm Mooting The Kossuth County Farm Bureau will hold an information meeting on the farm program choices at the Burt high school gym on Wednesday night, April 25, at 8 p.m. Glen Taylor of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation will explain the Farm Bureau Cropland Adjustment Program and the Ad- With Mrs. Helen Krominga. On ministration's ABCP program Ordination Set Ordination services for Arthur Campney, son of the Walter Camp- neys, Burt, will be held at Cal vary Methodist church, Arnolds Park, this Sunday, Apr. 29, at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Campney received his BA degree from Simpson College and his bachelor of divinity degree from Drew University, Madison, N. J. At present he is serving two churches in the Arnolds Park area. and-.- Mrs. Claude Ruark. Algona, announce' the engagement and approaching ' "marriage of then- daughter,: Claudia, shown here, to Marvin Schafer,. son ; of the Louie F, 'Schafers, West Bend. A May 20 wedding' is planned. (UDM Engraving) ".: . Perry St. John Joining Station WDGY/Mpls. Perry St. John, 23, son of Mr. and Mrs. George St. John of Algona, has accepted a position on the staff of WDGY radio in Minneapolis. For the past 2V£ years, he has been employed as a staff announcer and engineer with KCIM at Carroll, Iowa. Perry, a 1956 graduate of Algona high school, received his broadcasting training in Minneapolis and his doploma and first- class radio and telephone engineering license in 1959. Perry, his wife and small son will move to Minneapolis the middle of May, Men who give in if wrong, are wise; men who give in if right, are married. HAMBUtGERS BUNS MIIACLI WHIP ...ALL YOU NMD FOt tUNWICHlS Children Report Grass Fire Here Children discovered a grass 'fire along the North Western Railway right-of-way, behind the county and state shops and Schultz Bros, garage Monday afternoon. They reported it to men in the county shop and Algona firemen, who extinguished the blaze immediately, were called to the scene. The firemen were called at 3 p.m. and Fire Chief Ira Kohl reported the cause was unknown. There was no damage. Historical Unit Meets May 6 The annual meeung of the Kossuth county historical society will be 3 p.m. May 6 at the high school annex in Algona. Kirk Fox, editor emeritus of Successful Farming magazine, will be the speaker. Harry Ward, Algona, is secretary of the organization, and Chester Schoby is president. Marilyn Monroe may not have "It" — but she's got it better organized. Baptismal Dinner (Jiorfa Mae Merger, threeWek did daughter of Mr\ and Mrs. fiuane Metier ,was baptized at Trinity Lutheran church by fteV. derike, last Sunday* Mr. and Ma Leonard Leectt of Wbtten-,were sponsors. A family dintief fdltowed at the home" of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Metzger, L6tts f cre;ek, After dinner, slides, were "'Shown of a recent trip to the far west" C6ast, by Gus Potthoff, iplri"NEWa WE WAitt nf Does Change-oMlfe Make You Feel Older Than You Are? lit doctor's tuti, i^ftffil mfidtelna • relieved ihess hot flashes, wtak*' nett, nervousness for woman after waniM.i.than thay could enjoy I happier middle-age I t>oea change of 11(0 leave you 86 freak, Jfrltabl* you Kelotdef that) you ace? Suffocated by hot flashes, constantly tense? In doctor's teats, using tydla Pinkham's Compound, woman after woman tot glorious relief. Hot flashes subsided. Nervousness Was calmed. Then they Could go "smiling! through' 1 these trying years of change-of-life. If.chattge-of-llfe makes Vou feel older than you are, get lydia E, Pinkhato's Vegetable Compound See how fast it helps you feel tiki your happy, active self again. . SUE? 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