The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 14, 1957 · Page 29
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 29

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 14, 1957
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Where Fire Suffocated Youth, 18 Tragedy struck ibis home in ihe east part of Algona Thursday morning, Jan. 31, when Gordon Braun, 18, son of Mr and Mrs Raymond Braun of Algona, died in a fire which broke out in the home. Braun had been Working nights, remodeling it for his sister, Mrs Richard Robinson. Gordon finished work Wednesday night, Jan. 30, and evidently decided to remain in the house until morning. His body was found about five feet from the front door. Death was attributed to suffocation. (UDM newsfoto & engraving) NOTES OF SERVICE MEN GERMANY — Pfc. Elnor E. Heidecker, whose wife, Mildred, lives at 499 S. Snelling, St. Paul, is a member of the 2d Armored Division in Germany. Heidecker, son of Mrs Walter Janssen, Lakota, is a radio operator in Headquarters Company of the division's Combat Command B. He Entered the Army in December 1955 and received basic training at Fort Chaffce. Ark. The 23-year-old soldier was graduated from Lakota Consolidated High School in 1953. AT TEXAS BASE — Mr and Mrs Maynard Kueck of Algona have received the address of their son, Larry, who is now taking his basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, after having enlisted in the air force Jan. 16. The address is: A/B Larry M. Kueck, A.F. 17485380, P.O. Box IS 1 !!, Fit. 103, Lackland Air Force Base, , San Antonio, Texas. Larry is a 1956 graduate of AHS and is popularly known in this area as a member of the team of "Perry and Larry" Do You Need CASH? For Small Bills, Income Tax, Etc., Consolidate And Have Only One Place To Pay BLOSSOM LOAN COMPANY Phone 125 Algona, Iowa (6-7) Well Driller For 47 Years Retiring At Whittemore Whiiiemore — Frank W. El- b'jrt, widely known well dnilei ifir 37 >fhrs, retired and sold his drill and equipments to his son Wayne last week Wednesday. Mi El bur t has a wide reputation fur good work. He actually has been at this job for the past 47 years. He started with his father the late Peter Elbert when he was n yu'jng man in his early twenties. The sons nil have worked with their father who knew the business as well as anybody or even better with all the experience he- has had. His son Clete started with his father until he went into the service, and now operates two machines out of Algona. Virgil, another son, worked with his father until he was discharged from the service. While in the service Wayne started to work until Virgil came back from the army and after several years the two boys and their father worked together until Virgil went into business for himself and now operates two well machines out of here. Wayne took possession last week and now Mr Elbert has all his sons- following his trade. Mr Elbert and his brother Lewis bought their father's equipment and after ten - years, they dissolved partnership. This was 37 years ago. His first well was drilled on the Frank Seely farm. One well for John Dorweiler was 500 feet, and 260 of this was rock, and had a water flow of three gallons a minute. The Whittemore well was 1M feet. One well, northwest ol Emmetsburg, an irrigation well 30 feet'deep, flowed 700 gallons a minute. The deepest well was 537 feet. Mr and Mrs Elbert will be at leisure now. They enjoy traveling and have been in almost every state of the union. Mr and Mrs Selmer Uhf, is a forestry student; and Miss Tjaden, daughter of Mr and Mrs Ralph Tjaden, is a home economics education student at Iowa State. Stork Pays Two Visits, Bancroft Bancroft -* Mr and Mrs Virgil Kunkel are the parents of a boy born recently at St. Ann hospital in Algona. Mr and Mrs Thomas Deitering are the parents of a son born at Holy Family Hospital in Estherville. Mr and Mrs Deitering have one other son and one daughter. Mr and Mrs Andrew Fangman and Mr and Mrs Albert Deitering are grandparents and Mr and Mrs Henry Deitering are great- grandparents. A fire broke out on the roof of an Emmetsburg building recently. Apparently, sun rays shining through a glass jug ignited a pile of awnings. thunday, February .14, 1957 Alaona (10.) Uppet Dtt THUENTE Designed exclusively for you I Your prescription is ordered to suit yt>ur health needs . . . that is why we cartnot counter-prescribe, or make any changes in amount. The doctor; orders better health. Phone 252 OUR BUSINESS IS PROTECTING YOUR HEALTH Burt Bluebirds Burt Bluebirds met with Sherry and Deanna Bernau, Feb. 2, with 23 present and five guests. Carolyn Hinckley, Cheryl Lovstad and Lana Cunningham were appointed as recreation committee and plans were made for a Good Grooming contest Feb. 23. The 'program was presented by Virginia Lappe, Marilyn Hinckley, Carolyn Hinckley and Pamela Andrews. About 5Q per cent of the people of this country play bridge, ac- cprding to playing card manufacturers. make this meal in minutes! ENJOY COKE WITH MEALS! GET ALL THE FIXIN'S FOR THIS SPEEDY-EASY SPECIAL AT YOUR GROCER'S NOW I Pbtza Pie a La Mode—Top packaged or frozen pizza pie with your choice of zesty "extras." You might offer anchovies, slivers of spicy lunch- con meat, tiny cooked shrimps, sauteed mushroom slices or green pepper and onion slices sauteed in oil. Just remember—nothing beats a Coke with pizza I New Mgr. Union Slough Locates Tilonka — Harold H. Burgess, the newly appointed 'Union Slough manager, and his wife and family have moved to Titonka in the former Kobus Tjaden home. Mr Burgess, a former manager of the Prairie du Chien District of' the Upper Mississippi River Wildlife and Fish Refugee, was transferred to the Union Slough district the first part of January. Refuge Manager Burgess holds a BS degree in Forestry and an MS degree in Wildlife Management from Michigan State University. He was previously employed for 4!4 years as a forester with the Firestone Rubber Co. in Liberia, West Africa, and as a forestry advisor by the United States Military, Government in Korea and Japan before joining the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Prairie du Chein in 1950. Burgess is married. and has 3 children: Tom, 7, Mary, 5, and Barbara, 3. Mrs Burgess is the former Ruth Longstaff of Norwalk, Conn., who met her husband on the Liberian-French Guinea border when she was a missionary teacher at the Ganta Mission there. Mrs Burgess holds an MS degree in elementary education. S (*. To do any "quick-cookin'" meal a flavor-favor .,. put Coca-Cola on the table. With casseroles, frozen packaged dinners, 'burgers oy franJb, its one-and-only taste brightens every bite of food. Enjoy Coke wi% weals».. a regular-size bottle of Coke contains fewer Calories than half a grapefruit* .„,,.-.. ,. ., , VK<I _,,- ,. _ .-, —vvir •rr. nm . r T^; CopyrigU 1917 Tfa» Oxa-t&t CflWPWlf. uo4« ou&oity of Th« Coeo-Cslij Company by ; ua SPRINGS COCA-C0LA $OTTl,ING CO., HUMBOLDT, JOWA LOCALS Mrs Maitie McWhorler has been sick with bronchitis but is now improved. Mr and Mrs Mitch Taylor had the latter's parents, Mr and Mrs A. R. Willrett as dinner guests. Mrs James Utl and Debbie spent a day. at Garner with tht former's sister, Mrs Ralph Hejlik. Mr and Mrs Tom Verhuel recently returned from Sarasota, Fla., where they had been vacationing since December 22. Mr and Mrs Earl Miller were visited recently by their son and daughter-in-law, Mr and Mrs Paul Miller-of Lake City, Minn. Jim Si. John, son of Mr and Mrs George "Judd" St John, has been promoted from the Fare- way store at Waverly lo one ai Fort Dodge. Patricia Ward who teaches home economics at Duncan spent a iccont weekend here with her parents, Mr and Mrs Harry Ward. Benji Meyer came home from Storm Lake and spent the weekend with his parents, Mr and Mrs Dick Meyer. He is a student at Buena Vista college there. Mr and Mrs Al Agena have purchased the Tom McGraw house at 215 South Roan street. The McGraws plans are at present indefinite. Possession , will be given about March 1. Mr and Mrs Ryland Phillips are parents of a son born at St. Ann hospital. There are two other children in the family, Lanny and David. Mrs Dick Mey(er stays at the house during the day till Mrs Phillips is dismissed. Tommy Brown was taken to University hospital at Iowa City by air ambulance a week ago Sunday for further surgery to correct an intestinal ailment. He was accompanied by his parents, Mr arid Mrs Ralph Brown. Mr and Mrs O. B. Kinden were at Thompson to attend funeral services for Mrs Kenneth Erickson, 43, sister of Mrs Kinden. Mrs Erickson had been a surgical patient at University hospital .some time previously. Mrs Merle Webster was recently visited by Mrs Jos Gallae- ger of Seattle, Wash., a long tune friend who had come to LuVerne to visit relatives and attend the wedding of a niece. Mrs Gallae- ger is the former Hazel McBnde of Corwitb. Mr and Mrs Otto Wesiling had as dinner guests recently Mr and Mrs Owen Berhow of Lone Rock and Mr and Mrs Raymond Westling and family of Burt. Other callers in the afternoon were Mr and Mrs Al Spongberg and Mr and Mrs John Gorbcr. Mr and Mrs Harold Angus of Burt, son-in-law and daughter of Mr and Mrs C. M. WhitehUl, drove to Give-ley lust \vcvk to visit Mrs Angus' brother and sister-in-law, Mr and Mrs Claude Whitehill. Clauue is superintendent of the schools there. M*e Catherine Hum- 75, fell Feb. 4 and, suffered a broken hip. She is at St. Ann hospital For the past seven years she has had an ap.avt.ment at Mrs Marj-aj^t" Reid's. Mrs Hum fell in the kitchen of her home, A son Paul lives at 307 South Hall street. Mr and Mrs Ben Wibben visited the former's mother, Mrs Claus Wibben at Titonka, Sunday, Feb. 3. They recently returned from a two weeks vacation spent at Phoenix, Ariz., with a niece and her husband, and at Riverside, Calif., with a nephew and his wife. Mrs Nels Godfredson of Bancroft, mother of Mrs Wibben stayed with the children. Kossuth Hqs 3 la. State Grads Three Kossuth county students, Rochelle Andrews, Burt; Selmer Uhr, Swea City; and Betty Tjaden, Wesley; "were among the outstanding under-graduates at Iowa State College for the fall quarter of 1956, according to an announcement by divisional deans of the college. A total of 375 students, or one of every 23 enrolled, were named. Grades of 3.5 (B plus) or better were required for the period covered. The list was announced Saturday. Miss Andrews, daughter of Mr and Mrs Dean Andrews, Is a mathematics student; Uhr, son of wFPHERDS CLINIC .N.Boldus, Phone 1080 Perry l£Y intemational oyiumym for Achievement'I Mention the name "Cadillac" wherever you will-end in whatever part of the civilized world you might be—and you will find a common meeting-ground of understanding. •It is, in brief, a world-wide synonym for personal achievement! And this is, we think, entirely logical. For over the years, the Cadillac car has played a vital role in the lives of so many of the leading citizens of every community where motor cars are seen. Cadillac is>, in fact, the almost predictable choice of those who. choose without restriction, This, of course, is not to &$y that a motorist need necessarily possess an abundance of this world's goods in order to enjoy the great and un« duplicated satisfactions of Cadillac ownership. ERNIE WILLIAMS PONTIAC-CADIILAC W. Stalest. phont 1158 Consider, for instance, the economy of buying & Cadillac. Several models are actually priced com* pctitively with much smaller, lighter cars. Consider the practical aspects of driving a Cadillac. The car is remarkably economical from a standpoint of both .maintenance and operation, And lastly, think of the wisdom of owning a Cadillac. Year after year, Cadillac returns 4 greater share of its owner's original investment than any other motor car in the land. In other words, wisdom and practicality can lead you to the "car of cars" just as surely 3,9 prominence and prosperity. We suggest that you co«ie in saon** you spend an jhour at the whgpj^aud that yoy no longer in making the*»agie move We'll ibc looking for

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