The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 23, 1957 · Page 8
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, May 23, 1957
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(la.) Uppef Bes Meteii thwtday, May ft, 19S> Poppy Day Here Friday Larson Grandson Wins Scholarship A granason of Mr and Mrs /\ V. Larson of Algona has been awarded an $800 a year scholarship for four years of study at the University of Rochester.'and an additional $500 scholarship fui five years. He is David Shumway, son of Mr and Mrs Karl Shumway. Mrs Shumway is the former Lavonne Larson of Algona. Mrs Shumway's son, David, has been a carrier for the Nia.mira Falls, N. Y. Gazette, and he is'on- of three newspaper carriers win such an $800 scholarship. II: expects to maj.".r in physic.--. !! ' Poppy Day, en annual event all over Ihe Country, will be observed in Kossuth county Friday or Saturday, May 24-25. Kick-off of the sa'e of poppies in Algona came earlier this \veek when Mayor C. C. Shicrk, on the right in the above photo purchased the first paper flower from Mrs John Hardgrove center and Mrs Homer Clark, left, local poppy chairman. Mrs Hardgrove j? president of the American Legion Auxiliary post here which is sponsoring the sale. Saleswomen will be on the streets in Algona's business district from early morning till 9 p.m. Friday, selling poppies which were made by disabled veterans at the Iowa Soldiers Home in Marshalltown. Sale of poppies in most Kossuth communities will be held Saturday when a campaign similar to the one in Algona will be con- luctrd. (UDM Polaroid Photo-Engraving) .. scholarship is a Ia.ciie.-ter L' award. The Shumways lived in Ah;o:r for some years, leaving- hero ir, 1938. Karl was at one time on: ployed by the Upper Des Moinr- and is now employed by a Nigan Falls printing firm. City Buys Tietz Property For New Parking Ground Possibility of mdfi 6if sit eel parking tot Algona shoppers became heare* reality Saturday when ihe cti* purchased the Tiett estate property al 119 east Nebraska street at auction. Purchase price was $5,900 for ihe land, which is 66 x 132 feet and located across from ihe public library. Parking meifif fund money was used io make the purchase. It is city policy ie use meter money io purchase land which would make good off-street parking areas when if is available. The Tielt land is the first purchased with those funds. it is also possible ihe city will never use its newly, acquired land for parking ar--a. If plans should change before Jb» jrvorterty is put to Use, other land could be purchased and Hie Tlc'z laid re-sold. Purchase of Jhe lawd Saturday was recommended by the city planning and Zoning commission which has been studying the city parking problem. Hiwciy Safety Talk Lt. Dawson of the highway patrol spoke to the Farm Bureau Young People's group, May 15, at n rcpulnr meeting, on highway safety. Donna Schoby was picked to attend leadership camp, with Jeanettc McCarthy as alternate. Surplus Store In New Location: Next To Security State Bank And See Ihe NEW 'DIAMOND'S' We think you'll like our spic-and-span new set-up . . , hi our new siore on State street ... we may be humping a little to get things done when you walk in . . . but we're just never too busy to stop and greet our good friends and customers. Stop by and see usl P.S We've got another "new addition" in the family, too. I became the father of a fine bouncing baby boy last Monday. All doing fine. PHIL DIAMOND. SALE IN FULL SWING! (See Our Ad on The Fishing Contest Page) We're offering a fine stock of Nationally.Advertised Tackle: Such Names as Pflueger. Johnson, Zebco, Shakespeare, South Bend at GREATLY REDUCED PRICES. Example: Zebco $12.50 Casting Reel, Sale at 7.99, Get in on these buys, you fishermen! YOU'LL ^E SEEING DIAMOND'S FAMILIAR YELLOW WRAPPING PAPER ON THE STREETS ONCE AGAIN I WE'RE READY AT PUR NEW 8TQRB with a complete fresh stock of all items such as Outdoor Needs, Work Shoes, Dre»» Shoes, Paint, Tarns, Uniforms, M«M Work and Dresi Acees. lorieB, Sport Shirts, Un4w- wear, etc, etc, »tc, Walsh For Our GRAND OPENING •™ Coming Shortly I DIAMOND'S SURPLUS STORE 1 NEW LOCATION C«* '•' Ht*! To Bucu'UY fMait B&QJC Gillingham Rites Here Monday Last rites for ie; Gillingham, 83, life-long renderi' of this area, were held at 2 p.m .Monday in McCul'oiuih's T'vn'.v. • 'impel. Kev. G G. Hrt'h.r., Congregational minbfer, (.il'ic^v ad, and burial was in Rivervic*-. cemetery. Pallbearers at the funeral xvcrt Ernie Moe, Lou Robinson, Lc. Hendren, Joe " M e d i n, J.uliu? Peterson and Ray Laclendorff. Mr Gillingham died Friday it the Curtis Rest Home at Bur where he had been a patient for the past four years. Alexander Gillingham, son oi Mr and Mrs Alexander Gillingham, was born Sept. 16, 1873 at West Bend. He farmed south of AJgona until 15 years ago when he retired and moved to Algona His wife, the former Julia Samp son of Waterloo, died the yea- before he retired. A son, Ear! also preceded him in death. He is survived by two sons, Robert of Algona and Carl oi Mason City; two daughters, Mr.« Lester Simmons, Cedar Falls, and Mrs Anne Botten of For' Worth, Texas; and seven grandchildren. Blacktop In Wesley Wesley — The streets of Wcs ey are again being prepared fo. a new coat of blacktopping. Thi- •ains the past week have delnya' hat job as well as the corn plant- ig. The road south of ;'.'so to be blacktopped. Banquet Honors F.F.A. Members A well-fed crowd, which in eluded F.F.A members and thc>;> »ar; tit:--, enjoyed a i^ivcrsifi' , ; program at the sixth annual Fu >ure Farmers of America banquet in the high school annex" ;r 7:15 p.m. Thursday, May 16. Featured speaker was Stanlev Hanna. past state president til Ihi: F.F.A., who is nmv a student "t Iowa Stato C')l'cue. His sub iect was "A Future Farmer in '!•:• : H-il-in." Jim Kn'n said Or art?, Dnn.' !\:>\v i.;e ! ivored the v.vlconu? nr.r Joe Skow the response. Alan Walker explained the aims and purposes of F.F.A., Murl Walke: gave the F.F.A. creed, and Carl Brown, Gary Jennings, Richard Olson, ' Richard Rochleau and Dean Bens'choter gave a parlia mentary procedure dcmonstra tion. F.F.A. officers during the pas' year are Gary Jennings, president; Robert Von Bank, vie pres.; Dennis Schoby, secretary Richard Olson, treasurer; Gar Bernau, reporter; Mike Seilei ^entinel; and George Sefri advisor. Eisenbachrr. Patricia Youngwirth. Karen Grant, Dolores Ooetz. Carol Root, and Maxim Dornbicr. Flower girls will be Mary Grant ind Karen Otis. Flower b^ys .John Eisenbncher and Louif Stud or. 4-H Leaders At V05sheci, Ames Eleven Kossuth County 4-H Tumor Lenders attended the Iowa State CoUoce Veishea celebration, Sat unlay. May 17. These mem- '•-:« attended the parade, open house, baseball game and Stars Over Veishea Program. Members attending were Betty Thilges, Mary Ilia Erpelding, Carol Frideres, Bonnie and Don Froehlich, all of Algona; Gertrude Kahlei-j Burt; Wilma Brown, LuVerne; Georgia Heldorfer, Betty Lensing, Karen Wilhelmi and Jan Clark, all of Bancroft: Mary Staudt, home economist and Robert Johnson, youth assistant. Trip To Indiana Lofle Hock — Mr and Mrs Clifton Baize of Evansville, Indiana, arrived Monday evening for a visit till Thursday at the Clarence Kraft residence. Mrs Kraft. Judy and Joy returned home with them for a month's visit. Carol Householder is writing new? during that. time. i*.. <Jluo Hosiass Mrs W. C. Taylor cntortaineu the members of her .sewing clu>' Monday afternoon. ed. Mrs Merman Becker. Ned end Seed M fc Produces Mote fled Miil Ail M ft M Products contain "the ftidfS meal factors" Free Feed Lot Service M. M, FA!~ 4-2779 319 E. Elm Algona 4tf Miscellaneous CARD OF THANKS , f We wish to express our sincere thanks for the masses, prayers, :md the many acts of kindness extended to us at the time of the death of our beloved husband and father. The John Reding family. 21* CARD OF THANKS " I wi?h to thank all my friends nd rein lives for the cards, gifts and visits during my recent illness. They were deeply appreciat- CHAS. ft. MILLER Ruico Windows, Doors, Awnings Res, Ph. CY 4-3520 After 6 Display at 116 S. Dodge St. Ufa AN 'APOLOOYI' In our Card of Thanks last week, we did not mention thai the Soft Drinks for ihe recent After-The-Prpm-Partv were contributed by North Central Pub- He Service Co. We're doing it now 1 After-The-Prom-Commil- tee. 21* $ Agricultural Mutual insurance Ass'n. "After ihe Storm Comes the Rainbow" When You Have a Policy With Us BUSHEL PLAN HAIL INSURANCE AT NO ADVANCE IN RATES 6 North Dodge Street Algona, Iowa L. 3. BOHANNON 17tf DAVIS Aluminum SPICE SHtLi /„ Fri., SatT and Monday limit— 1 to i Customer Mode to Mitt (or 4?et DM In tup- boardt to stor* tplatt, In th« kit' then to ttor* eondlmtntt, Of In lh« worbhep to Hart bottle* end (doll. Cxtra-wid* — holdi th« wldtlt lple« container on th« market toddyl 11 Inchet long. Modt of h»avy-duty, natural-finish R»v»r» Aluminum. Eaiy to tnitall. DAVIS PAINT ASSOCIATE STORE 17 Graduates At Wesley Parochial W6sley — The eighth gradf g r a d u a t i on exercises of St Joseph's Parochial school wil ake place after the 7:30 ma- Sunday, May 2G. Rev. L. N Klein will present diplomas to 1' girls and 4, boys. They arc Louis Martin,' Thoma:- ReisinR, J'-imes Vitzthum, Davi: Hilbert, Patricia Bleich, Joar. Bfckor. Slijrley Reilin.^, Marilyn Froelich, Ar'er.c Goefz, J'-tv Olis, Ruth Ana Nelson, Mary FOWLERS BEAUTY SALON PRE-HOLIDAY SPECIALS * * * * * * Ladies and Girls Hair Cuts 75c Hair Shampoo and Wave Set 1.35 Lanolin Scalp and Cap Treatment __ 2.95 Fowlers Beatuy Salon has a NEW Permanent ' with Built-in Color Formula. Franchised to Sell at $15,00. Our Special Pre-Holiday Price 9.95 FOWLERS BEAUTY SALON For Appointment — Phone CY 4-3477 SuitYouiself i Ends Saturday Njte a to a: I CO Of o LU UJ ex. I o O 70 m rn O XJ m O > to C sO CO ^ I -n 70 O ONLY .THREE MORE DAYS - THURSDAY - FRIDAY - SATURDAY I Leuthold-Williams (The GRAHAM'S 'HALF-CENTURY' SALE! ITT FRESH NEW BOLTS SUMMER FABRICS 29c Yd. A large array of new crispy cottons in new bolts ... all high count fabrics . , , thoroughly washable. Stock up I THRILLING SPECIAL PURCHASE VALUES Direct to Grahams From Manufacturer Stainless Steel Flatware Imported Stainless Steel in Swedish Plain Pattern 5 PIECES FOR $1 get of Five Makes One Complete Place Selling dess spoon. on P |9nics • • • smartly styled enough fork, salad fork, knife, teaspoon, EASY.CARE DACRON CURTAIN PANELS inch width each panel . , , and floor-length each panel. Long-wearing Pacron marquisette. 4-inch hems.

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