WHO IS IT ? IS IT YOU ? YOUR PICTURE HERE IS WORTH $2.00 IN TRADE JUST IDENTIFY YOURSELF AT ALGONA UPPER DBS MOINES OFFICE Wdrth $2 At DIAMOND'S SURPLUS KIRK'S Worth SHOES $2 At Worth RUSK $2 At DRUG JUST IDENTIFY YOURSELF AT ALGONA UPPER DES MOINES OFFICE To Give URock Plan, Convention The- part to be played by the Lone Rock Coop Telephone Co. in a huge modernization program Of the independent telephone industry in Iowa will be highlighted at the annual convention ol thr industry in Des Moines, April 2 find 3. Don W. Houck, Secretary of the Lonr Rock Tel. Co.. said the convention will mark the "Half-way point" in the industry's drive to convert all independent telephones to dial operation by 1963, "We plan to do our part in this program by converting our 30? telephones to dial operation if) 1958," Mr Houck said. He said 225 independent telephone exchanges in the state already have converted 125,000 telephones to dial. "By the end of this year", Mr Houck said, we estimate that another 62 exchanges will Convert an additional 51,000 telephones to dial. He said the goal of the 751 independent telephone exchanges in Iowa is to convert all of their 353,000 telephones to dial in this and the next six years. Houck will attend the Des Moines convention and hopes to have some of the other officials also attend. Worth $2 At GRAHAM'S Worth $2 At DIAMOND'S SURPLUS Worth $2 At CHRISTENSEN'S - AND RECEIVE YOUR FREE MERCHANDISE CERTIFICATE i 6-Algono (|q.) Upper Des Moines Thursday, March 28, 1957 Plan Spring Banquet Alpha Psi 'Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority held its regular party meeting Tuesday, Mar. 26th, at the home of Betty Jo Lavigne with Pat Dupuis as party hostess. Spring banquet committees were appointed as follows: Decoration, Betty Jo Lavigne and Ruth Thuente; Place and Menu, Bev Zender; Program, 1 Lavonne Peer. Shirley Schenck gave the 12th lesson on "Artist's Landscape." Cancer' magazines were addressed for mailing. Officers for the coming year have been elected as follows: president, Katie Anderson; vice president, Jean Haas; recording secretary, Ruth Thuente; Corresponding jecretary, Mary Ellen Milder; Extension Officer, Bev Zender.' The next regular business meeting will be held April 9th at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Mert Cummings. "•*.. ' O'Brien Reunion An O'Brien family reunion was held Monday evening at Van's cafe with between 40 and 50 persons in attendance, decendants of the brothers and sisters, James, Howard, Mollie, (Mrs John Erue), Nellie; (Mrs William Oliver), Margaret (Mrs Charley Dailey), Nona (Mrs John Butler), Sadie (Mrs Pat Cavanaugh), and Emma, (Mrs Al Phillips). The only surviving member of the original group is Mrs Dailey who lives near Los Angeles, Calif. The evening was spent at cards following the pot-luck buffet supper. Newcomers Bridge - Dinner The Newcomers Club held a guest bridge-dinner at the Algona hotel last week Thursday evening. Hostesses were Mrs John Snere and Mrs John Wilch. Twenty-foUr persons were ' in attendance. Prize winners at bridge were Dr. Joseph Rooney and Mrs Diamond and at 500 the high score winners were Mrs John Roberts and John Nauholz. Door prizes were won by Robert Barnes and Mrs Charles Williamson. Sorority Elects Z#a Zi chapter of £eta Sigma Phi Sorority held a business meeting Tuesday evening at the home of Mary Faulstiqh, Spring banquet plans were discussed and election of officers took place. New officers are Shirley Kalahar, president; June Nelson, vice-president; Barbara Waller, treasurer. After lunch was served, the girls filled cancer envelopes for the coming drive. Joins Fraternity Vernon Christoffers, son of Mr and Mrs Ferman Christoffers pf Aljgona, was recently initiated into the Theta Chi fraternity chapter at Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana;. He is a freshman in the college of liberal arts and sciences, at Valparaiso, and a graduate of Algona high eciwol, Couple* ciufe |£r and Mrs Edgar Campbell entertained their ceuples club members Saturday evening. They ar* Mr and Mrs Harold Knecht, MJ? and Mrs Alton Rochleau and Mr and Mrs James Will. Guests were Mr and Mrs Joe McFarland, Tfe* evening was spent playing Bridge - Desserts Mrs Arthur Olson entertained recently at two bridge-dessert parties, the first with 16 guests in attendance, the second having eight guests. At the first party high and low score prizes wore won by Mrs Harold Erickson and Mrs. Bless Rusk respectively. Mrs Joe Tschetter won the travel prize. Winners at the second party were Mrs Don Potter high, and Mrs Harold Shugart, low. 14.th Bilrhday Mrs Imelda Engesser gave a party last week Wednesday in celebration of the 14th birthday of her son Dan. Members of his class, the eighth grade at St. Cecelia academy were guests at a skating party at the rink. Re- frehments were served following the skating. Mrs Engesser was,- assisted by,, Mary Ann Quade. Mariners Pol Luck The Mariners Club of the Presbyterian church met Sunday for a pot luck supper. Hosts were the Rev. and Mrs M. H Brower and Mr and Mrs R. J Stephenson. Colored slides were shown and the lesson given by the pastor and Mr Stephenson Guests were Mr and Mrs Harley Troutman and Mr and Mrs Harold Sabin. Attend Wedding Mr and Mrs Darrel Drake drove to Madrid, Friday, to attend the wedding and reception of the former's sister, Joyce, to James Tingley of the air force who recently returned from overseas. After a brief leave he will report to an air base in California. Mr and Mrs Drake returned home Saturday. Hosts At Cards Mr and Mrs Roger Scott entertained at cards Sunday evening. Guests were Mr and Mrs Gilbert Buscher, / Mr and Mrs Gene Bollig, Mr and Mrs Paul Bernard, Mr and Mrs Phil Eischen and Mr and Mrs Ronald Hanson. ed a group of friends Friday evening in honor of her husband'^ birthday. Cards were played and the score prize winners were Mrs Paul Ludwig and Arthur Leeck Bridge • Luncheon Mrs Harold Gilmore, Mrs A W. Amunson and Mrs James Lytle entertained at a bridge luncheon Monday. Nine tables were in play. Bel Canio Club The Bel Canto Bourne. The lesson by Pat Chrischilles Murtagh; club met was given and Veda Bishop Ensley Speaking Here At Youth Rally «f timer [ree of Honor Lodge Monday, April J, at .— .$•*• Mw»§ ifeu. This Jut Wf.teit prictice for COOT ^ All It^r drill members «re urged to be pre- Card Club Hostess Mrs Edgar Campbell entertain^ ed her card club members Tuesday evening. They are Dorothy Cogley, Mrs Jack Dutton, Mrs Orlan Ott, Mrs Alton Rochleau, Mrs Ronald Taylor and Mrs James Will. Mrs H. M. Knech was a guest. Guild Plans Luncheon St. Cecelia's Catholic Action uild will hold the reguUai nonthly luncheon at the academy hall April 4 with serving to begin at 11 o'clock, Chairladies are Mrs Ray Schilmoeller and Mrs Ed Zender. Housewarming Surprise Mr and Mrs Robert Barnes were given a surprised housewarming Tuesday evening by Mr and Mrs Al Rode and Bill, Dr. and Mrs Joseph Rooney, Michael and Tim, Mr and Mrs Jack Stevens and Jackie and Mr and Mrs Robert Wallace. A pot luck supper was served. Mrs Bireit Hostess Mrs Matthew Streit entertained the members of her birthday club Saturday at a one o'clock luncheon. The anniversary of Mrs H. M. Smith was being observed. Out-of-town guest was Mrs Charles Du Charme of Grosse Point, Mich. • Bishop F. Serald Ensley of Des Moines, pictured above, will be the principal speaker at an Algona District Methodist Youth Fellowship rally March 31 in the Algona -Methodist Church. Bishop Ensley, resident leader of the denomination in Iowa, will speak about 4:30 p.m. after a business session beginning at 3:30 p.m. under the directi.on of Allyn Basker^ille of Garner,' district MYF president. About 400 youth and adult counsellors are expected to attend the meeting. Another feature of the program will be the election and instaUa- ;ion of new officers and a report ay Dean Phillips of Laurens on lis trip to the United Nations in November. The Rev, Paul Han-, sen of Lone Rock is district youth counsellor. 3rd Quarter Sales Tax '56 Figures Given Algona's sales tax collections from business firms for the third quarter of 1956 totaled $71,386.42 according to a report released by the State Tax Commission this week. Kossuth county's total sales tax collections were $144,189,20. The tax collections outside of Algona but in the county totaled $72,802.78. How the sales tax collections for Algona compared with other cities and county seats in the area, some larger, some smaller, follows: City Tax ALGONA $71,386.42 Storm Lake 90,577.42 Estherville 76,918.81 Britt _ 24,287.54 Spencer 116,281.19 Iowa Falls 72,096.61 Humboldt 52,077.10 B.mmetsburg ;_ 44,875.87 forest City 33,149.21 Clarion _ _ _ 34,585.55 Eagle Grove 32,256.37 Webster City 91,832.20 The third quarter of 1956 covers the months of August.and September. Bowling Summary r Ojrrie Petemn and Deflnis Licfcteig were the top keglers at each Larry's Lanes this with i 200 score. The KCs hold a 85* game lead in the Monday loop and the lender's teams heads the Tuesday league with the same margin. WANT ADS Wanted HELP WANTED — NEEO youtig men 18 yt&. of age or over for part time concession assistance at drive-in theatre. Apply Dick Phillips, Algona Theatre. . _ lltf WANTED - HOLSTfilN Oft Swiss Heifers or cows; also want Hereford or Angus calves, Ames or other certified seed oats. Also want baled straw. Bradley Bros., phone CY 4-2421, Algona. «« WANTED Td BUY — SCRAP iron, junk cars, also pick up tin and wire. Leonard Pesicka, Box 232, Algona. Phone 4-4508. 13* Possibility full tittle Work, fat Florence Peterson. Your kindness local interview give full patticu- ars, phone. Write P* O. Bo* 700 Mftls.11. Minn. 1S Par Sob FOR SALE—SEVERAL SHORT- horn bulls. Beef type. Serviceable age. P. J, Rrull, Burl Cord of Thanks CARD Of THANKS 1 wish to thank the blood donors and the friends who sent flowers and cards to rtie while 1 was.a toatient at St. Ann hospital. Waif Lichter. 13* Salvation Army Fund Drive On Once each year, The Salvation Army makes its annual appeal for funds with the cooperation of the local Service Unit committee, headed by H. J. McNertney. Down through the years, Tht Salvation Army has accepted responsibility for rendering whatever -service was within its capacity in meeting local, state or national emergencies. A portion of the money raised in this drive remains in the community. The fund is administered by the local committee and meets local urgent needs, including services of a health and wel* fare character. Letters are being mailed out requesting contributions for this worthy cause. Remember th^ Salvation Army is the life line of help and safety for all people in trouble. Others on the local Service Unit Committee cooperating in this drive are H. L. Gilmore, Dr. M. G. Bourne, Antoinette Bonf nstetter, Mrs Marvel Immerfall, R. B. Waller and Dr. R. C. Dewel. July, Get Guns Back But Pay Fines Two Minneapolis men, Everett Merrimen and Clarence Kloss, have got their shotguns back this week following action in Justice C. H. Ostwinkle's court. The two were arrested with several other hunters by Conservation Officer Frank Tellier Oct. 20, 1956, for hunting without a non-resident license in the north end of the county. Their capture was set up by an airplane-to-car radio conversation aijd they were hailed into court. Ostwinkle set the fine at $40 and costs. It was also possible for the hunters to get $25 of the fine suspended by purchasing the necessary license which costs AH but two had settled Burt Girl Gets Honor At S.U.I. A Burt girl, Betty Mitchell was honored last week at Iowa University when she was elected president of the Home Economics Club during annual spring elections on the campus at Iowa City. . Another girl from this area, Marlys Long of Cylinder, received honorable mention for her top grade average in the school of nursing. She is a senior, and also earned a top award last year. WANTED — CLEAN, COTTON rags. Upper Des Moines Pub. Co. , 13 WANTED — WAITRESS. NO Sunday work. Grotte's Cafe, Algona. 13 WANTED — A SPRING COAT for a 15 yr. old girL Must be in good conditidn. Write Box 69-S. Upper Des Moines. 13* CARD OP THANKS 1 wish to thank my friends for the cards and letters they sent me while I was in the hospital and to all whb came to see 1 me after I returned home. Dennis Stuck!, Penton. 13* CARD OP THANKS We wish to thank all our relatives and friends for cards, flowers and gifts, and other expressions of sympathy shown during the illness and death of Mrs will long be a cherished memory. Mr .Fred Peterson, Algona, Mr and Mrs Walter Peterson, Algona, Mr and Mrs Robt. Itag, Everly, Mr and Mrs Frank Smouse, Swea City. . 13 MAKE MONEY Pet Your Greup Ifi tat? and fun id make the extra cash tout group need* for special purpose* the Peggy Ann way. Group* all act0s* the eeuti* it? ir* making hundred* of dollar* with 6ur new 40% profit plan telling delicious Kitchen* Fresh Peggy Ann candle* among friend*, neighbor* and relative*, Wtlte today fat folder >nd complete details en out N&RISK NO* INVESTMENT Plan, fin* (Witt. Fine Candies Since 1932 Department 21A, 620 Second Are. Des Mbktes, Iowa WANTED — TO CONTACT owner of pedigreed male Boxer dog. Call CY 4-3127. 13-14 WANTED — GIRL FOR GEN. era! store work. Hood's Super Valu, Algona. 13 WANTED — BUYER FOR MOD- ern house,. 10 years old, with garage in Whittemore. Low down payment will handle deal. Merlyn Wegener, 804 W. 5th St., Spencer, Iowa, phone 1267LJ. 10-11-12-13 WANTED — HAVE GOOD opening in Algona for young man wishing to learn, high school graduate, neat appearing. Reply with details to Box 69-U, care of this paper. 13tf court previous to this FiNTQN _The Fenton p.T.A. will meet Tuesday, April 3. Music will be furnished by Mr Jones' hand students w4 Mrs Jrvin Wortraan ol i-akota wm speak on Russia. SJftMnr Mrs Yemen fcy4w!« 4 Livermore People Injured Four Livermore persons were injured, two of them seriously in an auto crash last Wednesday evening on a county road six miles east of Bradgate in Humboldt county. A total of 11 persons were injured, including seven from the Bradgate area in a car driven by Duane A. Olson, 17, Bradgate. Injured in the Olson car were the driver, Lawrence Hildman, 19, Gerald Shiflett, 16, Byron Naevej 16, Elmer Shiflett, 18, Jack Davis, 18, and John Burris 19 In the Livermore car were Joseph E. Madsen, 17, son of Mr and Mrs Lars Chris Madsen who were riding with him and a brother, Donald, 11 . All four Madsens were taken to Lutheran hospital to ,Fort Dodge. The boys were jn good condition, but the parents, aged 50 and 44, were more seriously injured. The father had a frao tured thigh, fractured arm and; severe cuts, and Mrs Madsen had a fractured jaw and bad cuts. The accident happened as the adsen car was turning south from the blacktop road, it was struck by the QJsou car, amJ both cars went out o| control nto ditches. wsw-WWAW it $25, with the week. Guns belonging to the two men were held here as appearance bond, so when the fines were finally paid, Mivrimen and Kloss got their guns back as guaranteed. Goldie M. Guess, Lu Verne, paid $5 and costs on a stop sign count, Kermit W. Studer, Corwith, $5 and costs for failing to display red flags, and Henry M. Zeimet, Bode, $5 and costs on a muffler charge in other cases heard by Ostwinkle this week Junior Hi Band Concert Sunday Algona's junior high band, under the direction of Del Carver, will present a concert, including many Sigmund Romberg favorites, in the high school auditorium this Sunday, Mar. 31 at 3:15 p.m. ' The program will include such favorites as Silver Moon and Brass Pageantry. Many new and popular favorites, will also be presented. Selected solos and ensembles will be presented by several of-the band members. Tickets are available from junior high band members or at the concert. N.F.O, Banquet Kossuth N-F.O. members will hold s banquet and program, Saturday, March 30, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Burt high school, Art Thompson, editor of Wallace's Farmer, will fee the speaker. The general puttie, even if not attending the .JjajMuet, is invited to hear his talk whiclj w«i#tart about UCM Clawifiiwii f if C. & N. W. Stops Free Delivery The Chicago & Northwestern Ry. has discontinued all free pick up and delivery service effective March 25th, 1957. This means that patrons will make their own arrangements for the delivery of less car load freight between the station and their store or warehouse except that freight for shipment wholly within the state of Iowa will be handled free until further notice. 2 Kossuth Men Get R.E.A. Honors Two Kossuth men were honored with reelection to office by the Dickinson - Emmet - Kossuth REA at the annual meeting held at Estherville, last week. Merton Roalson, Swea City, was re-named as president; Ted Wallentine, Lakdtaf was reelected vice president. iJoe Oakes of Ringsted was again named secretary. Nearly 700 members attended the meeting. Scholarship Award Sandra Shumway, daughter of Mr and Mrs G. D. Shumway of Algona, was named on the Dean's List at the University of Miami, Florida, recently, with an average of 2,5 or better. She also won the scholarship award for her sorority, Zeta Tau AJpha, for the last quarter. OUTSTANDING OPPORTUNITY For Salesman In This Ar«a MONTGOMERY-WARD CO. desires a sales representative* for Algona and area. Drawing account and commission. For lull details write to or talk with B. Johnson. Algona Manager Montgomery-Ward Co. 13 RESPONSIBLE PERSON — male or female, from this area, wanted to service arid collect from automatic vending machines. No selling. Age not essential. Car, references, and $800 working capital necessary. 7 to 12 hours' weekly nets to $250 monthly. m FARM SALE •ell the property, located at the farm, 4 miles North and 2 * MiSftSl^SS^ 1 ^ Earih on le !0 Brh " lyn Corne " MONDAY, APRIL 1-1:00 p.m. a <wi £ ARM MACHINERY — 1955 John Deere Model 60 Tractor, has 800 hours en meter. Rolo-Matlc power steering, power trol, like £2T*i u t15* *-row Cultivator, used 2 yearsj 1956 Kewanee 11 foot 2 inch rubbered tired wheel type Tractor Disc,- 1951 John Deere n.lL aC £°,V" 12*2*2 , w U h P° WM . lro1 ' ve 5V Spod ^apej 1955 John «« . ? acior plow: John eere '"bbered tired, power irol field Cultivator, used 3 years; John Deere 4-bar side delivery Hake. 3 years old; 38 foot rubbered tired all steel David ?*i? dle X ^"toj^ator, Ml" newj Model 60 Allis Chalmers power tkeoffComin * >Nea1 * new rubber «»•* T «"« with a new i,*,. , new all steel flare box; 5 section lever flexible Lindsay Drag with folding £!? e i'';, BM , inn . e ? ota rubbe «<* «"d Manure Spreader; MeDnriag i, B ,. M^L u el ,* c j ric cream Separator, stainless steel, like new; 1 Surge Milker bucket. . ., . STRAW — 1400 bales of Alfalfa. 1st cutting; 500 bales of Alfalfa. 2nd cutting; 250 bales of Alfalfa. 3rd cultinl 350 bales of Straw; 750 bales of Wild Hay; 100 bushels of Rodney Oats. W. H. "Bill" STEINHAUER Marvin Carlson. Fairmont Leo Becker, Northrop, Auctioneers State Bank of Bricelyn, Clerk Terms: Cash, Day of Sale. etc. BOAT TRAILERS feature FOR ONE-MAN DHY-IAND LAUNCHING & LOADING, NEW& USED BOATS FOR SALE Everett & Williams APPLIANCE & TV CORWITH, IOWA PUBLIC NOTICE Public notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Algona, Iowa, is proposing to adopt the Uniform Building Code, 1955 edition, Volume J, and all provisions of Volume III, standards, referred to therein, published by the Pacific Coast Building Officials Conference and commonly known as the Vni? form Building Code; that a pub, lie hearing on the adoption of said building code will be held at the City Hall in Algoiw, Iowa, at 8:00 P-m. on the 10th day. of April, 1957, at which time the Council will hear and consider arguments for or against the pro. nosed adoption of the building cade. That copies ol the prc» aosed building ^e mjy be seen 05 may fce.sewtJ si the oWicfi or the City eierfe; that this notice is given pursuant to Sec* Itoa 86fi.T4 of the &Mte o* Jewa, ¥i« A. Smith *•**«. NOTICE TO PUBLIC Using City Dump Please Use The City Dump As Instructed The City of Algona is trying fo keep the Municipal Dump neat and orderly. The caretaker at the dump has the area marked where dumping is to be done. Your cooperation - whether he is there or not there will be appreciated in using the dump as directed. Yours For A Cleaner, Neater City CITY OF ALGONA DR. C. C. SHIERK Mayor HOW ARE YOU FIXED FOR TIRES? Stock No. CHECK THESE SALE PRICES CHECK THESE TIRE SIZES Then Come and Get Your Tires At a Saving Was Price i LIGHTING FIXTURES Beautiful Selection For Every Room In The , House, BEECH ER LANE APPLIANCES 771 "Tiw Wilfeit to Town" Stock No, 1536 (1) 700 Trk Tire — 1816 (1) 700 Pkup Tire Was x 20 Sale New (3) 750 x 14 W/B Goodyear Tubeless Custom Suburbanite , Tires ea. 26,95 25,00 1894 (1) 800 x 15 W/B U. S, Tires 7.50 5,00 1772 (2) 600 x 16 Firestone New Tread Tractor Tires each 14,95 12.50 New (2) 8 x 36 4P, Firestone Champ OC Rear Tractor . Tires ea. 87,00 43,50 New (2) 8 x 38 4P, <P Ffce'slone Champ OC Rear Tractor Tires exch, ea. plus tax 90.95 45.45 New (2) 11 x 40 4P. Firestone OC Champ Rear Tractor Tires, Exch, ea, plus tax 185,95 64.95 New (3) 650 x 15 Firestone Del Champ New Car Tires each 28.35 15,00 New (4) 750 x 14 W/B General Take-off Pass. Tires. Each ——— 42.50 29.50 New (4) 800 x 14 Firestone Take. off*, ea, 38,50 26,50 New (4) 800 x 14 Goodyear Take. pffs „ —.- ea. 38,50 25.50 New (1) 850 x 14 W/B Firestone „ Teke : offe —— S1.00 34,50 New (2) 590 x 15 Firestone PL Champ Tires - ea.^22.75 12,50 . MR, FARMER; Fill OUT AND MAIL THIS BLANK Bradley Broi., Algona, Iowa Price Sale 2o27o Goodyea! x 15 6P . Pkup Tire .__„_ 35.10 25.00 (3) 820 x 15 W/B Tubelesi U.S. Tires .,._ ea, 32.50 29.50 ....(New Takeoffs 189 mi.) 1906 (2) 820 x 15 W/B Tubeless , Fjrestones ---- ea. 29.50 25.00 1914 (2) 710 'x 15 Goodrich T«be- ioH 8S ,«T w ? s ---- fl8 ' l4 - 95 12.95 1915 (2) 11 x 38 6P Goodyear • Tractor Tires ---- 35.00 29.50 1764 (2) 640 x 15 Firestone Tube. less ---------- ea. 12.50 loas 1762J1) 760 x 14 W/B Firestone 1938 r ?l)"650"x"T6"Fire?tlne U ' 95 (l)~60d~x~l~e Tire, Wheel (like new) 1 15.00 ' , Mll , Bt m y *•«" and give me Free Inspection of my Tractor Tire*, olio appraital for trade-in allowance. NAM! ADDRISS Direction! to Form BRADLEY BROS.
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