The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 28, 1957 · Page 35
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 35

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 28, 1957
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l-Alflona (la.) Upper Des Moittet Thursday, March 28, Oats Loan Rate For '57 Set At 58c Per Bushel The price support or loan rate for oats produced, in Kossuth county in 1957 will be 58c per bushel, it was announced this week by Virgil L. Rohlf, manager of the county ASC. The 1957 rate'is 5 cents lower than the 1956 crop, as a result of this year's oat being supported at 70 percent of parity instead of 76 percent as in 1956. As in past years, price support on new oats will be available through loans and purchase agreements from harvest time, to next January 31, The county rate of .58,cents per bushel will apply to oats grading No. 3. A premiun of one cent per bushel will be allowed to those grading No. 2 or better and those testing heavy. A two-cent premium will be allowed for "extra 'heavy" bats, and a three-cent dis count will be made for any founc "garlicky". Oats is the only grain for which 1957 county loan rates have been announced. However, the na tional average rates for othei commodities in-1957 have-been fixed at 94 cents per bushel for barley, $1.36 per bushel for corn raised in compliance with allot? ments, $2.92 per bushel for flax, $1.83 per hundredweight for grain sorghum, $2.09 per bushel for soybeans, and $2 per bushel for wheat. All. are-a few cents lowef than 'for 1956 except wheat, which is the same. Music Festival At Bancroft Next Sunday Bancroft — The'jtfortfi Central D.Y.O. will hold a music festival at St. John's Gym Sunday, Mar-. 31^ 4 The festival is in preparation for the Diocesan Award Day at LeMars in April. Schools taking part besides St. John's at Bancroft will be Emmetsburg Catholic, Whittemore Presentation Academy, St. Joseph's ,of Bode and St. Cecelia's of Algona. .At Slate Tourney Several boys from St. John's High School attended the State High School basketbalj tournaments in Des Mqines Friday. They were accompanied by Coach V. J. Meyers and Father Adams. Those attending were .seniors, David Schiltz, Jim Vaske, Jim Goche, Tom Clark, Tom McGuire, Elmer Schneider; juniors, Denny Menke, Dougan Flaig, Tom Hatten, Ddvid Welp; sophomores, Tony Schiltz and Eddie Rahe. Jim Johnson also attended with the boys. . Richard Menke, Francis Menke, ' Alfred Menke and Walter Menke attended the Boys State* tournaments in Des Moines" Frfday. Mr and Mrs Roy .jMcGuire, Mrs Richard Menke and Kay spent Saturday in Albert Lea at the Naeve Hospital visiting Mrs Tim Doocy who is a patient thstre. Mrs Doocy is a sister of Mrs Richard Menke and Mr McGuire. • Delbert Ferguson, son of Mrs' Maurice Froehle who has been discharged from the Army returned home Wednesday. Delbert will be employed at the KH Oil Company here. ' Mr and Mrs Andrew Berens returned to their home here a'fter spending the winter in Chicago, 111. Gordon^ Hutchinson, son of Mr and' Mre -Lloyd Hutchinson left Monday for Vero Beach, Florida, where he will train in the Brooklyn Dodgers farm club. Donna Bergman, daughter of Mr and Mrs Lawrence Bergman, spent Saturday in Mason City where she-took her Pre-Entrance Test for Nursing. She was accompanied by Alice Menke who also plans to take up nursing and Mrs Cletus Dorr and Arliss. Lyle Torino left Saturday for Pearl Harbor where he is stationed with the Navy. Lyle spent a month's leave with his parents, Mr and Mrs Perry Torino. Members of the Senior and Cadet Band of St. John's School entertained Father J. H. Schultes on his feast day Monday evening by giving a concert in his honor. Father Schultes was presented with roses and a spiritual bouquet by Marilyn Haupert. Homy Lampe who is employed in Cedar Rapids during the winter returned here this week. 'Lone Rock 'observed their 15th wedding anniversary on Sunday, March 17. In honor of the occasion Mr Gottlieb Kracht, Mr and Mrs Francis Sullivan and family, Mr and'Mrs Art Kracht and family, Mr and Mrs Woodrow Kracht and Linda Sue and Mr and Mrs Ray Kracht and family of Riceville spent the day at the Schmidt home. • David Looft was host lo the Seneca Progressive Farmers 4-H club at his home Tuesday evening, March 19. During the business meeting the group made more detailed plans for their Minneapolis trip in early June. Bob Crouch led a discussion and David Looft talked on "Reverence, to our Flag." Henry Looft spoke briefly on good parent stock for high production of hogg. Mrs F. J. Sullivan recently submitted to surgery at the Holy Family hospital at Estherville. Mrs -Woodrow Kracht has been caring for .the twin baby Sandra and Mrs Leo Schmidt, the twin boy, Jerry, during the past two weeks. • • . The Seneca basketball squad accompanied by their coach, Harold Grunhovd, spent the weekend at Des Moines attending the State Basketball Tournament. While there Raymond Wilberg became ill with pneumonia and was hospitalized at the Broad- lawns hospital. He was not able to return with the group. I "Raisin* Chinchillas." The nex meeting will be at Mrs Alber Loofts on'April 17th at 7:30. John Hartshorn returned home Tuesday • from Guernsey where he had bden visiting his siste: and her husband, Mr and Mrs Roy Jacobs. Mrs Fred Muriyef and baby daughter Michelle Kay came home from the Blue Earth hos pital on last Saturday. Mrs Marie Halvorson accompanied Mrs D. A. Carpenter to Albert Lea on last Wednesday Former Seneca Girl Bride At Fairmont, Mar. 23 Seneca — A wedding of interest to Senecans was solemnized Saturday evening, March ~'&, at the Methodist church at Fairmont, when Donna Madae Moore, daughter of Mr and Mrs Virgil E. Moore of Dolliver and Arnold Madsen, son of Mr-, and Mr.s Andrew Madsen of rural Fairmont were united in marriage. Immediately following t h e wedding a reception was held hi the church paulors for approx- miately 200 guests. The 'bridal couple left immediately following the reception on a two weeks wedding trip through the southern States. The bride, who was graduated from Sejieca High School, attended the American. Institute o£ Business irt Des Moines. She is now employed at Fairmont Railway Motors. : The bridegroom is < a gradual* of East Chain High School and is engaged, in farming near Granada, Minn, where the couple will live upon their.return from the wedjding trip. Guests from Seneca in attendance at the wiidding and reception included the Russell Kauff- niiins, Mrs Hans Thompson and Margery and Gencsc, Mr and Mrs Cassie Klocko, the August Gables, the Herman Gables, Henry Loofts and Margaret Klocko of Des Moines. Mr and Mrs LLO Schmidt of Ledyard Junior High Girls Win Conference Title Ledyard — '•'• The Ledyard Junior High ' trlrls . Basketball team completed a very successful season on Thursday night by defeating Burt in the finals of the Stateline Junior High conference thus winning first place They had defeated Thompson and Lakota in the first rounds of the tournament. Their coach is Norris Hines. They had an enviable seasons record with 16 wins and no defeats. Team members are: Janice Goetz, Pam KeiL, Betty Herzog, Sandy Johnson, Darlene Richter, Dorothy Zielske, Gloria Pingel, Elaine Steinberg, Donna Ingibrit- son, LaVonne Richter, Beth Johnson, Jeanette Richter, Janet Smith, Sharon Klooster. Carol Runksmeier is manager and this leading scorers were Darlene Richter and Sandy Johnson. The Modernette Club met at the home, of Mrs Ted Thilges on Wednesday, March 20th. A dessert luncheon was served to ten members and one guest. Marie Rotterman gave the lesson on and Visited at the home of hei niede, while .Mrs Carpenter spent the day with Mr Carpenter who was in Naeve hospital. Karen Schfoeder went back to Cedar Falls on Monday after spending a few days between terms with her mother, Mrs Martha Schroeder. Ella McDonald and Mary Ellen Farrow returned to Briar Cliff College in, Sioux City on last Monday ' after spending, the weekend with their* parents. Mr D. A. Carpenter was able ,o come home from Naeve hos- )ital in Albert Lea on Thursday laving had major surgery last week. George MacKinnon who has >een in the Veterans hospital in )es Moines for the past several .veeks for treatment came home m Wednesday. Mrs Zilphy Hardt accompanied Mr and Mrs Elmer Anderson of Elmore to Sutherland on Sunday where they visited at the Quentin Hardt home. Mr and Mrs Leo Willadsen and Sandra went to Des Moines on Friday to spend the weekend visiting relatives. Mr and Mrs Chester Johnson entertained her daughter and family, the Ed Munyers of-Elmore and Mrs Mary Bashara and Tom at dinner on Friday evening in honor of her daughter's birthday. Mr and Mrs Dale Canfield went to Grundy Center on Friday to spend the weekend witlrMr Canfield's parents. Mr and Mrs William Fennema and Sandra and Don went to Cedar Falls on Friday and spent the weekend visiting Mrs Fennema's parents, Mr and Mrs J. C. Bailey. Mrs Tim Doocy, who underwent major surgery at Naeve hospital in Albert Lea last week, was able to come home on Saturday. Mrs Marie Halvorson and Marvel went to Waterloo to spend the weekend at the home of .Dr. and Mrs Paul Wilson and sons. Mr and Mrs J. F. Sullivan and family spent the weekend - visiting in Minneapolis at the home of their daughter and husband, Mr and Mrs R. C. Nehotte. Mrs Martha Schroeder and Barbara and Mr and Mrs Ronald Schroeder went to Whittemore on Thursday evening where they spent the evening at the home of Mr and Mrs Wayne Gade and made the acquaintance of their little new son Craig. Circles of the Methodist WSCS will meet this Thursday with the Esther Circle meeting at the church with Mrs Zilphy Hardt and Mrs Harold Wentworth as hostesses. Mrs Dale Canfield will be hostess to the Mary Circle that evening at her home. Mr and Mrs W. E. Wiemer and Deanna and Mrs Gertrude Wiemer went to Belmond on Sunday to attend the wedding of a relative. Mrs Martha Hagge returned home on Thursday from Mason City where she had been for ten days visiting at the home of her daughter Jeane and family, the Gordon LeWarnes. WINDOW A car driven by Albert Johnson of Waverly jumped the curb and went through a plate-glass window in a monument' works there. Brake failure was cause of the damage. 'You Mean All I've Been Paying Is Interest? 1 One good rule when borrowing money is, Know Your Lender. Another good rule: get it from your bank. you not only get Bank loans at bank rates,, but a paid-up Bank Loan i$ the finest credit reference you can have.' Sgfe Confidential IOWA Algona Accommodating Member FDIC Iowa REARS TIRES YOU NAME YOUR SIZE - WE CAN FURNISH IT IN THIS CARLOAD SALE IF YOUR TRACTOR NEEDS NEW RUBBER, HERE'S YOUR OPPORTUNITY! SPECIAL SPECIAL All-Expense Paid Trip TO THE HUGE (22,000 TIRES DAILY) FIRESTONE FACTORY IN DES MOINES, IOWA FREE! TO ALL PURCHASERS OF REAR TRACTOR TIRES - AND THEIR WIVES FREE! YOUR TRIP CAN BE TAKEN LATER DURING SUMMER WORK LULL The Des Moines tire manufacturing plant -was constructed by Firestone to produce special-purpose military tires. Ground was broken in October, 1944 — and the first lire was produced in April. 1945, although the war ended in September, 1945, Firestone continued to operate the plant. Since 1948, a succession of expansion programs has more than quadrupled the size of this very modern tire producing plant to provide employment for more than 4,000 men and women. Headquarters for the staff of the Western Sales Division of the Company, which directs Firestone sales operations over a nine state area, also is located in Des Moines. Facts & Figures About This Plant Employment ,.„ 4,000 Approximate Annual Payment.for Wages, Salaries, Employee Benefits and other items for Employees __ $12,800,000 Value of -other Services and Materials Purchased Annually in Des Moines __, $2,500,000 Ground Broken for Original Plant -October, 1944 First Tire Produced ___ April, 1945 Passenger Tire Daily Production £2,0pb Floor Space in' Original Tire Plant _ 243,000 Square Feet' Area after Expansions (1955) _ 1,255,357 Square Feel Total tires produced from 1946 to 1956 20,000,000 SEE HOW TRACTOR TIRES ARE BUILT MAIL THIS Or Call Us Phone CY 4-2421 BRADLEY BROS. Algona, Iowa Dear Sirs: Will you please call pt my farm on (Day) to make a Free Inspection of rrty present Tractor Tire*, and to give me your Special Trade-In Allowance for them during this Carload Sale. Directions to my farm „ Name — Address -_ Phone No. RED-HOT SALE SPECIALS! Exch. plus tax 9 x 38 4-Ply Firestone Tires 9 x 36 4-Ply Firestone Rears 11 x 40 4-Ply Firestone Rears FREE FIRESTONE TRIP Included On NEW TIRE PURCHASES | Or Firestone NEW TREADS (m FURNISH YOU LOANER TIP!) South of Algona Hotel f IRESTONE T«fc H iAiQUARTIRS ^^P •. W "^MP ^Rr-•"JB- Hotel

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