The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 3, 1957 · Page 15
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 15

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 3, 1957
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Power Lines Bettered An $80,000 Algona Municipal Utilities project, involving construction of four flew sub-stations and new high voltage transmission lines, will be completed here later this month. . . The rnap above shows areas of the city where the work has been or will be completed. The new equipment will improve the voltage capacity of electric transmission lines in the city and boost the present voltage of 2,400 to a capacity of 13,800 volts. New taller poles are called for in some portions of the city. As explained by utilities superintendent Jim Palmer, 13,800 volts will be transmitted from the main power plant tc the four sub-stations, where it will be reduced to 2,400 volts for users. (Continued From Page ) Ridiculous Days, a two-day event, presented by merchants of Algona; enormous crowds proved ^success of venture.... Howard Jones, 63, Seneca farmer, dies oi svlf-inflicted gun wounds.... Four burglary suspects, two men and two women, arrested and held here Hal Cowan, 76, Berte Palmer, 67, and Grant Sample, 88, well-known Algonans, died within 24 hour period, July 22 .... Bancroft % town marshal, Duke Kinsey, died while playing baseball at Whittemore .... Plans for big Kossuth county fair, Aug. 14-17, announced... .County news broadcasts by UDM over Algona's new radio station, KLGA County crop prospects rated tops, following rainy, humid weather; temperatures cool during entire month. August Worms in water scare cleared Up at Titonka.... Watermelon Days approach; total of 15,000 pounds to be given away.... New school construction programs in Algona, Burt and Titonka underway Seven injured in two county car accidents Radio station KLGA logins broadcasting Gene H o e n k takesj Algona -Country Club golf championship with 5-4 win over defending champion, Pete Langmack. Richard Wickwire, 7, killed in tractor mishap near Irvington, and Martin Seller, 53, killed in motorcycle crash on his farm near Sexton .... Flying saucers, in the form of paper plates bearing valuable couoons. descended upon Algona .... Fr. Dale Koster named assistant priest at St. Cecelia's .... A new doctor, Joseph M. Rooney, selects Algona for his practice Total of 2,07?. students begin school in Algona: Football teams begin workouts. September Political activity begins with a rallv for Merwin Coad of Boone at Bancroft; Coad after seat of Congressman James Dolliver.... Fire destroys Smoke Shop, well- known Algona firm; Owner John Bieser plans to rebuild as soon as possible .... For the fifth time, voters in the Sentral school district, Seneca, Fenton and Lone Rock, rejected a proposed bond issue for construction of a new high school building.... Roger Keith and Jim Kain < of Plum Creek township, annex county 4-H plowing title.... District court term opens .... BUI Share. 45, well-known Algona jeweler, succumbed in his sleeo to cancer .... Emmetsburg blasts Algona, 44-0, in football opener.... Algona Band Festival plan« announced .... Sen. Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota delivers talk to more than 1.000 Democrats at Plantation Ballroom, Whittemore .... Webster City blanks Algona 40,0, in football. October Fire destroyed a large barn on a farm tenanted by Lawrence Chipman southwest of Burt... 28 schools set for aonearance in the eighth annual Algona Band Festival, Oct. 6 .... Ann ,Erickson of Kanawha crowned aueen of the Algona Band Festival Darlene Skogstrom named queen during Homecoming ceremonies of Algona high school Hampton kept Algona's losing streak going with a 12-0 win over the locals Rash of farm and field fires reported around the county ....Announcement savs tax values in county up 921,858 in year on real estate. Ottosen's postoffice and the Alme Grocery store there destroyed by fire at night, Oct. 20 Contracts let by Algona school board for construction of new East Side school and addition at Bryant for total of $303,840 — Cl^ar take whomped Algona, 31-0 ..." Political campaigning hot and heavy as everyone waited for the election.... Clarion whomped Algona. 31-0 — For the sixth time, a $450,000 bond issue defeated by voters in, the Sentral Commu- School District Political battles, including a couple of pretty hot ones, enter final week prior to election, Nov. 6... Iowa Falls whomped Algona, 49-0, and Humboldt made the season complete as the Bulldogs fell, 78-0, in the season finale; Algona finished with eight straight losses and didn't score a point, November Campaigning extremely hot in county during final days prior to the general election.... Eisenhower and Hickenlooper win easily, Loveless upset Hoegh to become Iowa's first Dem. gov. in 20 years, Dewel edged Ridout, and the Democrats picked up another county office as Gordon Winkel defeated incumbent L. W. Nitchals in the county attorney race .... Pheasant season 'begins, results good .... Canvass of votes for the sixth district Congress seat begins; Coad still leads Santa Claus due to arrive in Algona Nov. 23 .... Highway widening program in county announced for 1957 Arthur R. Peterson, Titonka, named top man following corn yield contest in county; yield is 120.049 bushels per acre .... Sixth annual Adopt A Family program, sponsored by the Upper Des Moines, gets underway .... 4-inch snow and free£ing rain hit county, accidents numerous, December Richard Dean Felt, 20, of Lu- Verne, became Kossuth's third auto fatality of the year when the cor he was driving crashed into a grove of trees two miles from his home north of LuVerne; two other injured .... Two city em- yfoyees, engineer Lewis Ferguson and Policeman Albert Weishaar, handed resignations to the council.... James C. Strohman, 21, formerly of Emmetsburg, arrested and charged with four break- ins; later sentenced to five years .... Algona's basketball team finally wins after four setbacks, downing Hampton 61-55. Farmer in the Fenton area, charged with obtaining property on false pretenses following investigation of alleged purchases at farm sales in this area during past five years .... Sentral school bond proposal defeated for 7th School Additions Thursday, Jan. §, tMT (la.) Upp*f Ow i'hree school additions, including the one shown above, which is at the Lucia Wallace school in Algona, came into the news durinu 1956. The addition at Lucia Wallace, houses seven rooms. Cost of the structure was $110.540, and it was completed a"d dedicated a few weeks ago. The new rooms will enable Lucia Wallace to include kindergarten through sixth, instead of kindergarten through fourth grade as in the past. Work on a 190 x 110 foot addition at Hurt got underway last summer. A total of 210 kindergarten through sixth grade students will move into the $270,000 addition as soon as it is completed, times .... Don Smith, Sr., 'postal employee in Algona for over 48 years, retires.... Dolliver files contest over vote in sixth district: claims irregularities may have cost him the election .... An Irv- inr'ton man, Sammy Schneider, sentenced to a year in state penitentiary for operating a motor vehicle without the owner's consent .... St. Cecelia's runs record to 4-5 with 50-51 win over Immaculate Conception of Cherokee. Lakota Lads 4-H The. Lakoa Lads 4-H met with Leon Clapsaddle of Swea City, Wednesday, December 19. The meeting was called to order by Richard Friets. The secretary-treasurer report was read by Sid White. In Minneapolis ANDREWS s ^\ Hotel you'll be glad you did Ih the very center of tha dfy* near depots, [theater*, wholesale district and all shopping. Air-Conditioned Rooms** Radio — TV available. Dining Room, Coffee Shop», Cocktail Lounge. Garage Service. 350 modern rooms, moderately priced Leslie P. Long, Mgr. • "''.'•-, "* ' a 4th Strftaf et Hennepm Minnesota, PHONE 1100 - YOUR NEWSPAPER Lotts Creek Lassies The Christmas meeting of the Lotts Creek Lassies was held on December 17 at Carol Jean Anliker's. A pot luck supper was held. Mary Loebach presided. Karen Metzer joined the club bringing the total membership to eighteen. Tribes along Africa's Lake Ky- oga, just north of the equator, eat fat roasted locusts. They also press dried gnats into cakes, and termites are a favorite food. DAIRY DISPERSAL As I am going to quit milking I will hold a dairy dispersal sale on the farm located 2'A miles north, 1 mile east and 3 A mile north of Fenton or 1 mile west and 214 miles south of Seneca on Thursday, Ian. Sale Starts 1:00 P.M. 24 - HEAD OF HOLSTEIN CATTLE 24 5—Hols, cows frsh. w. 4th calf 1— Hols, cows to frsh. w. 3 elf. 6—Hols, cows, frsh. w. 1st calf 5—bred 1st calf Hols, heifers 2—Hols, coming yearl, heifers 2—Hols. heif. calv's, 3 mo. old 1-Hoist, bull calf, 2 mo. old 1-Hols. Bull, T/ 2 years old arid is registered These cows have been on D. H. I. A. test the past year and all are T. B. and Bangs tested. MILKING EQUIPMENT 2 Unit Surge milker with pipeline for 20 cows. 10-Milk cans, 10 gallon size. BUILDINGS 1—4 Pen Hog House. USUAL AUCTION TERMS. FEED 100 ton Corn and Cane Silage 600-bales of 2nd and 3rd Cutting Alfalfa hay. CHICKENS 225-Hy-Line pullets number 934. NOT RESPONSIBLE IN CASE OF ACCIDENTS. HHHHi ^BWBp Hi Hi ^H^^ HI ^^r ^MHI ^1^ Hi HI Uoyd Berkeland and lyle lenten, Auct. First Trust anel Savings lank, Fenton, clerk. COMPLETE CLOSING OUT I will sell the following described property at public auction on the farm located 4 E. and 4 S. from junction of 18 & 169 at Algona; 2'/z E. and 1 N. of Irvington; 5 N. & 3 W. of LuVerne; or 4 S. & 3 W. of Sexton on Jan, Sale starts at 1 P.M. Lunch Wagon on Grounds 15 - HOLSTEIN CATTLE - 15 To freshen in March 5-3rd calf cows 3-750 Ib. heifers 3-4th calf cows 4-500 Ib. heifers 275 Leghorn Hamp. Pullets 275 DAIRY EQUIPMENT Surge 2-unit milker and pipeline for 13 cows. Surge electric water heater. IHC electric 4-can milk cooler. 1HC electric cream separator. FEED 150 bales first cutting alfalfa hay; 150 bales second cutting alfalfa and some silage hay; 125 bales third cutting alfalfa hay; 1951 Allis Chalmers WD tractor with heat houser 1941 John Deere B tractor with heat houser, chains and wheel weights. 1949 CMC Vz T. pickup. Machinery 54—4-row AC cultivator 52-3-14" AC plow 52—5 ft. AC combine 52—2-row AC mounted picker 54—New Idea side rake 52—Oliver 6 ft. mower with swather 52—Oliver 2-wheel spreader 53—Case 12-ft. spring tooth John Deere 15-ft. disc John Deere 4-section drag Western 15-ft. land roller MM 2-14" plow McCormick endgate seeder Bopp drive-on wagon hoist (new) 2—all steel flare boxes 2—rubber tired wagons 2-wheel farm trailer 12-ft. walk-in hog feeder Speed jack Rubber tired disc trucks 300 gal. gas barrel 2—Feed bunks Electric fencer SHOP TOOLS Forney 180 amp electric welder with arc heat torch and soldering iron; Wards acetylene welder with cutting tip; turning lathe; tap and die set; 1 2 in. Cumming electric drill; large bench vise; air compressor; 2 electric motors; grinder and polisher; numerous small tools. Not Responsible In Case of Accidents Charles HUGH COLWELL & JOHN FINN, Auctioneers TERMS: Cash or Make Arrangements With Clerk FARMER'S STATE BANK, LvVsrn*, Cl»rk

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