The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 28, 1957 · Page 29
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 29

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 28, 1957
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WHO IS IT ? IS IT YOU ? YOUR PICTURE HERE IS WORTH $2.00 IN TRADE JUST IDENTIFY YOURSELF AT ALQOHA UPPER DES MOINES OFFICE Worth $2 At DIAMOND'S SURPLUS KIRK'S Worth SHOES $2 At Worth $2 At RUSK DRUG JUST IDENTIFY YOURSELF AT ALGONA UPPER DES MOINES OFFICE To Give L-Rock 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 ot the industry in Des Moines, April 2 and 3. Don W. Houck, secretary of the Lone 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 in 1&58," 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 £he next six years. . Houck will attend the Des Moines convention and hopes to have some of the other officials also attend. Bowling Summary Orris Petersen and Dehnis Licktelg were the top keglers at Larry's Lanes this week, each with a 200 score. The KCs.hold a six game lead in the Monday loop and the Zender's teams heads the Tuesday league with the same margin; WANT ADS Wanted HELP WANTED — NEED TWO young men 18 yrs. of age or over for part time concession assistance at drive-in theatre. Apply Dick Phillips, Algona Theatre. lltf !sflS^JSUti^^&^S-?S^^ for Said FOR SALE—SEVERAL- SHUKJ> horn bulla. Beef typ|Jetviee. Cdrd of Thanks CARD OF THANKS I wish to thank the blood don* ors and the friends whb sent flowers and cards to me while I was a patient at St. Ann hospital. Walt Llchter. 1.3* WANTED — HOLSTEIN OR Swiss Heifers or cows; also want Hereford or Angus calves. Ames or other certified seed oats. Also want baled straw. Bradley Bro&, phone CY 4-2421, Algona. '!.;'. 6tf WANTED TO BUY 1 -* SCRAP iron, junk cars, also'pick up tin and wire. Leonard Pesicka, Box 232, Algona. Phone 4-4508. 13* Worth $2 At GRAHAM'S Worth $2 At DIAMOND'S'SURPLUS Worth $2 At CHRISTENSEN'S -AND RECEIVE YOUR FREE MERCHANDISE CERTIFICATE I 6-Algona (la.) Upper Des Molnes Thursday, March 28, 1957 Flan 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 com; mittees were appointed as MJ lows: Decoration, Betty Jo Lavigne and Ruth Thuente; Place and Menu, Bev Zender; Program, 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 Air gona 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 Nuuholz. Door prizes were won by Robert Barnes and Mrs Charles Williamson. Sororiiy Elects Zeta Zi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sororiiy held a business meeting Tuesday evening at the home of Mury Faulstich. Spring banquet plans were discussed and election of officers took place. New officers are Shirley Kalahar, president; Juno 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 of Algona, 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, ut Valparaiso, and a graduate of Algoaa high school. Couples Club Mr and Mrs Edgar Campbell entertained their couples club members Saturday evening. They are Mr and Mrs Harold Knecht, Mr and Mrs Alton Rochleau and Mr and Mrs James Will. Guests were Mr and Mrs Joe McFarlund. The evening was spent playing Tripoli. Degree of Honor The Degree of Honor Lodge will meet Monday, April 1, at 7:30 in the Moose Hall. This will be the last practice for convention. All fancy drill members and officers are urged to be present. Mr» Rooney Hostess Mrs Joseph Rooney was hostess to her bridge club members, Monday evening. 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 were 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. 14th Biirhday 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 follow- jng the skating. Mrs Engesser 4vas ; assisted byr-.'Mary Ann Quade. Mariners Pot 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 Ei.s- chen and Mr and Mrs Ronald Hanson. Card Club Hostess Mrs Edgar Campbell entertain* cd 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. Knecht was a guest. Guild Plans Luncheon St. Cecelia's Catholic Action Guild will hold the regular monthly luncheon at the academy hall April 4 with serving to begin at 11 o'clock. Chairladies are Mrs Ray Schilmoellcr 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 Jai-k Stevens and Jackie and Mr and Mrs Robert Wallace. A pot luck supper was served. Mrs Sireit Hostess Mrs Matthew Sireit 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 Grusse Point, Mich. ed a''group of friend^ Friday evening in honor of her husband's birthday. Cards were played and the s£6re prize winners were Mrs PauljLudwig and Arthur 1 Leeck. Bridge • Luncheon 'Mrs Harold Gilmore, Mrs A. W. . Amunson and Mrs -j James 'Lytle entertained at a bridge- luncheon. Monday. Nine tables were in pla'y. B.el Canto Club The Bel Canto Bourne. The lesgon by Pat Chrischilles Murtagh. club met was given and Veda Bishop Ensley Speaking Here At Youth Rally Bishop F. Gerald Ensley of DCS 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 direction of Allyn Bnskerville 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 installation of new officers and a report by Dean Phillips of Laurens on his trip to the United Nations in November-. The Rev. Paul Hansen of Lone Rock is district youth counsellor. FENTON The Fenton P.T.A. will meet Tuesday, April 2. Music will be furnished by Mr Jones' band students and Mrs Irvin Wortman of Lakota will speak on Russia. Birthday Honors Mrs Vernell Ludwig entertain- 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 counfy. 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 in Fort Dodge. The boys were in good condition, but the parents, aged 50 and 44, were more seriously injured. The father had a fractured thigh, fractured arm and; severe cuts, and Mrs Madsen had a fractured jaw and bad cuts. The accident happened as the Madsen car was turning south from the blacktop road. It was struck by the Olson car, and both cars went out of control into ditches. IF IT'S NEWS — WE WANT II 3rd Quarter Sales Tax '56 Figures Given 1 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 Alf ona 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 _ $71,386.42 Storm Lake 90,577.42 Estherville •___ 76,918.81 Britt 24,287.54 Spencer _. 116,281.19 Iowa Falls 72,096.61 Humboldt 52,077.10 Emmetsburg 44,875.87 Forest City 33,149.21 Clarion ___ 34,585.55 Eagle Grove 32,256.37 Webster City 91,832.20 The third quarter of 1956 covers the months of August and September. Salvation Army Fund Drive On Once each year, The Salvation Army makes its annual appeal for funds with the cooperation oi the local Service Unit committee, headed by H. J. McNertney. Down through the years, The Salvation Army has accepted responsibility for rendering whatever service was within its •capacity in meeting local, state or national emergencies. A portion of the money raised in this drive remains in the community. The fund is administered by the local committee and meets local urgent needs, including services of a health and weU fare character. Letters are being mailed out requesting contributions for this worthy cause. Remember tb$ 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 Bon; 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 and 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 $25. All but 'two had settled with the court previous to this week. Guns belonging to the two men were held here as appearance bond, so when the fines were finally paid, Merrimen and Kloss got their guns back as guaranteed, Goldie M. Guess, LuVerne, 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. 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 condition. Write 69-S. Upper Des Moines. Box 13* CARD OP THANKS I wish to thank my friends for the cards and letters they sent me while I was in the hospital and to all who came to see me after I returned home. Dennis Stucki, Fenton. 13* CARD OF 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 Mr Fred Peterson, Algona, Mr and Mrs Walter Peterson, Algeria, Mr and Mrs Robt. Itag, Everly, Mr and Mrs Frank Smouse, TSwea City. ' __J±__ •MAKE MONEY , Far Yeui 1 Group It'* easy and fun to make the extra cash your gtoup needs,tor special purposes the Peggy Ann way. Groups all across the> cc-un. try are making hundreds <Jf dollars with ou* nevf 40% profit plan selling delicious Kitchen- Fresh Peggy Ann candies among friends, neighbors and relatives. Write today for folder and complete details ort our NO-RISK NO- INVESTMENT Plan. Fine Candies Since 1932 Department 21 A, 620 Second Ave. Des Moines, Iowa WANTED — TO CONTACT owner of pedigreed male Boxer dog. Call,CY 4-3127. 13-14 WANTED — GIRL FOR GEN- eral store, work. Hood's Super Valu, Algona. 13 WANTED — BUYER FOR MOD- ern house, 10 years old, with garage hi Whittemore. Low down oyment will handle deaL Meryn Wegener, 804 W. 5th St., ipencer, Iowa, phone 1267LJ. 10-11-12-13 WANTED — HAVE GOOD opening hi Algona for young man wishing to learn, high school graduate, neat appearing. Reply with details to Box 69-U, care of this paper. 13tf 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 at the concert. or N.F.O. Banquet Kossuth N.F.O. members will hold a banquet and program, Saturday, March 30, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Burt high school. Art Thompson, editor of Wallace's Farmer, will be the speaker. The general public, even if not attending the banquet, is invited to hear his talk which will start about 8 p.m. UDM Clarified* Pay Dividend* C. & N. W. Stops Free Delivery The Chicago St 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, Lakota, was reelected vice president. Joe Oakes of Ringsted was again named secretary. Nearly 700 members attended the meeting. OUTSTANDING OPPORTUNITY For Salesman In Thii Area MONTGOMEHY-WARD CO. desires a sales representative for Algona and area. Drawing account and commission. For full details write to or talk with B. Johnson. Algona Manager Montgomery-Ward Co. JPW" 13 FARM SALE 1 will sell ihe property, located at the farm, 4 miles North and 2 miles East of Bricelyn or, East of Blue Earth on 16 to Bricelyn Corner, 2 miles South and 2 miles East on MONDAY, APRIL 1-1:00 p.m. FARM MACHINERY — 1955 John Deere Model 60 Tractor, has 900 hours on meter, Rolo-Maiic power steering, power trol, like new; John Deere 4-row Cultivator, used 2 years; 1956 Kewanee 11 foot 2 inch rubbered tired wheel type Tractor Disc; 1951 John Deere A Tractor on rubber, with power trol, very good shape; 1955 John Deere 3-14 power trol Tractor plow; John Deere rubbered tired, power trol field Cultivator, used 3 years; John Deere 4-bar side delivery Rake, 3 years old; 38 foot rubbered tired all steel David Bradley grain Elevator, like new; Model 60 Allis Chalmers power take-off Combine; Nearly new rubber tired Trailer with a new all steel flare box; 5 section lever flexible Lindsay Drag with folding evener; Minnesota rubbered tired Manure Spreader; McDeering Model 45 electric cream Separator, stainless steel, like new; 1 Surge Milker bucket. , • HAY AND STRAW — 1400 bales of Alfalfa. 1st cutting; 500 bales of Alfalfa, 2nd cutting; 250 bales of Alfalfa, 3rd cutting; 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. RESPONSIBLE PERSON — . male or female, from this area, wanted to service and collect from automatic vending machines. No selling. Age not essential Car, references, and $600 working capital necessary. 7 to 12 hours weekly nets to $250 monthly. BOAT TRAILERS feature 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 Alpha, for the last quarter. 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 I, and all provisions of Volume III, standards, referred to therein, published, by the Pacific Coast Building Officials Conference and commonly known as the Uniform Building Code; that a public hearing on the adoption of said building code will be held at the City Hall in Algona, 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 proposed adoption of the building code. That copies of the proposed building code may be seen or may be secured at the office of the City Clerk; , that this notice is given pursuant to Section 366.7.5 of the Code of Iowa, 1954. David A. Smith City Clerk JH4 FOR ONE-MAN DRY- LAND LAUNCHING t LOADINS NEW & USED BOATS FOR SALE Everett Williams APPLIANCE & TV CORWITH, IOWA =:•:§ SatMIH WITH LIGHTING FIXTURES Beautiful Selection For Every Roem In Tht House, BEECHER LANE APPLIANCES NOTICE TO PUBLIC Using City Dump Please Use The City Dump As Instructed The City of Algona is trying to keep the Municipal Dump neat and orderly. The caretaker at the dump has the area marked where dumping ls\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 V SHIERK Mayor HOW ARE YOU FIXED FOR TIRES? Stock No. Sale New (2) 750 x 14 W/B Goodyear Tubeless Custom Suburbanite Tim — ea. 26.95 25,00 1894 (1) 800 x 15 W/B U. S. Tlre» 7.50 5.00 1772 (2) BOO x 16 Firestone New Tread Tractor Tire* each 14.95 12.50 New (2) 8 x 36 4P. Firestone Champ OC Rear Tractor Tires ea. 87.00 43.50 New (2, 9 * 38 4P. (P fe,ffi Champ OC Rear Tractor Tires exch, en. plus lax 90.85 45.45 New (2) 11 x 40 4P. Firestone OC Champ Rear Tractor Tires, Exch. ea.plui tax 125.95 64.95 New (9) 650 x 15 Firestone Del Champ New Car Tire* each 28.35 15.00 New (4) 750 x 14 W/B General Take-off PHI, Tires. Each ._ 42.50 29,50 New (4) 800 X 14 Fireitone Take, «i 9ttl ^T5S5—,-7J?*- 38tW 86 ' so New (4) 800 x H Qoodyear Take. offi —. ea. 38.50 25.50 New (!) «50 X 14 W/B Fueitone T*k«-otf» -il.00 34.50 New (2) 590 * 15 Firestone PL Champ Tire* - ea, 22.75 12.50 CHECK THESE SALE PRICES CHECK THESE TIRE SIZES Then Come and Get Your Tires At a Saving Was Price Stock No. Was 20 Price Sale 25.00 x 15 W/B Tubelew -— ea. 32.50 29,50 -— . . , '(New Takeoffs 189 mi.) 1908 (2) 820 x 15 W/B Tubeles. Fire»tones ____ ea. 29 SO as nn 1914 (2) 710 x 15 GoodS Tube? — -» 0 "-r, U - 95 "-95 x 38 6P Goodyear TiFe 5.00 Deafer" North HolelAJgoV'' Alg^Ia, MR. FARMER; Fill OUT AND MAIL THIS BUNK Bradley Bro$., Algona, Iowa " *»» Tre«tor*Tlrir«lS> epprSwlToV *I™«™ ~ff!..!!!*! slion of •"/ NAME _.,.,____,_ AP086SS Pirtction* fa f orm BRADlfY BROS,

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