The Muscatine Journal and News-Tribune from Muscatine, Iowa on June 24, 1954 · Page 14
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The Muscatine Journal and News-Tribune from Muscatine, Iowa · Page 14

Muscatine, Iowa
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Thursday, June 24, 1954
Page 14
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14 Muscatine, la., Journal... Thursday, June 24,1954 jOur Yesterday 75 YEARS AGO The South English. Herald is in high spirits, as well it might be, over the reported work being done on the railroad extension from this city. It enumerates 140 teams and 3i5 ; men at work in Liberty and English river township. ' . • r 50 YEARS AGO Officials of the Rock Island MoiMMkte Jin mi Jifly THI NATURAL APPlI PKTIH wp to 90% mot* fl»M«*1 And natural apple bMtto «Mnmte«s perfect tex- fan aanamb natural flavor •*W)r tfaw! Try it today. railway were In the city last cv- ning- in conference with the mayor and city attorney about the construction of a viaduct asked by .he council over the Rock Island tracks on East Fifth street. The viaduct contemplated by the city would-be located over Mad creek where a bridge was washed; out by heavy rains last year/ It would be necessary to build two arches to support the roadway over the tracks. One of the arches would be over the Muscatine and Western and the other over the Wilton line and Mad creek. 25 YEARS AGO What is believed to be the argest .pearl ever taken from the Wabash river in the vicinity' of Vincennes, Ind., has just been purchased by James S. Figg, 1819 Mulberry avenue, from a Wabash river mussel digger. The gem, valued at more than $50,000, -is a ball type, said to be ^perfectly formed, and weighs -120 grains. Mr. Figg has been a dealer in shells, slugs and pearls ;ior a number of years. 10 YEARS AGO Nichols — A surgical dressing room for the Nichols branch of the Muscatine County American Red Cross chapter was opened; Friday afternoon in the NichoU school building. WSCS Meets at ' .' • \ . Moscow Church Moscow—Members of the Moscow WSCS met at the church for an all-day quilting today. A potluck dinner- was served at .noon. There will be 'no further meetings during v July and August. . Sunday school is scheduled at 10 a.m. Sunday. at the ; Methodist church. George F. McCoy will be in charge. \ Mr. and.Mrs. Albert Scarpil and ALT fine VINEGARS "H's ,AT Y0»« MVORtTI STOtlS. Arizona Guest Concludes Visit Concord — Mrs. Melbourne Ffye left .Tuesday for Her home at Phoeniz, Ariz., after a : month's visit with relatives and friends in this; community.- . ;. ; >_.'•: 'Mr.' and - Mrs. Lee Pummel /of Nebraska City, Neb., Mrs. Harry Zeck, of Douglas, Neb., and Mrs; Roy Pummel of Avoca, Neb.; re r turned to their homes Sunday after .visiting : at the Clyde -Carey home. Mr. Carey, who has been ill, is reported improving steadily. , Jack Duncan .and son Harold of Rock Island,' and Harry, Church of East Moline, were, recent/guests at the Jesse Knott home. . to Everett A. . ,ahd 'Alice /Stewart, tract in sec; {17-76-4W.'< • . •• family of • Tiptpn and Mr. • and Mrs. William Thompson of West Liberty were Sunday visitors 'at the Joe Thompson home. Mrs, Hattie : Schoemaker of Muscatine : arid Mrs. Lola Schrbe- der of Chicago were Sunday callers at the Margaret Smith and Hendrix homes. Mr. and Mrs, Crist Cnristensen and Mrs, Martin Jensen of Wilton were guests Sunday at the Harold Hinkhouse home. Mrs. Jensen has been visiting her son, Hilbert Jensen. Martin Jensen has gone to. Denmark, his native land, by plane, for a visit of one month with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Nicolaus and Mrs. Margaret Smith attended a lawn social at the' Park Avenue Methodist church in Muscatine Saturday night. Deeds Recorded F. A. and Elizabeth B. Latchaw to James F... Carteslihe, trustee for Clep. James, lot 8, block 53, -But-' terfied addition 'to; Wilton. ! Williain •: T. .and ''- Hazel ' ; Pine C. Smith; and others to Harold- L. and Betty A.: Smith, tract in sec. 27-77-2W. ; i " '.; Anna B. Neal to Zella DeLong, lot -8 and part of lot 7, block 36, Park Place addition to Muscatine; Ina , Beckey ' to Paul A. and Frances E. Co,ttrell, part of ' lot 4, block 4, Ogilvie addition to Muscatine. ; Harry S. Hughes and others to Charles and Delia May Honea, part of lots 8 and 9, block 153, Muscatine. Cecil J, and Esther M. Lucas to Paul A. and Frances E. Cottrell, lot 5, Woodlawn addition to Muscatine. Paul A. and Frances E. Cottrell to LaMoyne'E. and Doris C. Jacobs, part of lot 4, block. 4, Ogilvie addition to Muscatine. C, W. .and Anna Diercks to Karen Louise Diercks, lot 9, block 32, South Muscatine. Louise C. Smith ancl others to Lee and Ruth R, Smith, lot 91, section 5, West addition to Muscatine and tract in sec. 3-7G-2W* THRIFTXSHOPPIRSf HITMAN' FOOD MART 709 Monroe St. PLENTY OF PARKING SPACE OPEN FRIDAY & SATURDAY Til 9P GROUND BEEF OLEO SWIFT'S PREMIUM 4 LB 8 OUNCE LEAN, SLICED BACON LB. ENDS BACON MINCED LUNCHEON LB. CANNED, READY-TO-EAT SKINLESS, BONED, DELICIOUS SHOULDER PICNIC 2.88 MEADOLAKE MILK MIRACLE WHIP TALL CAN PT. CHEESE VELYEETA SODA CRACKERS STRONGHEART DOG FOOD 2LBS. LB. CAN LB. A CAN DINER RICHARD'S THRIFTY Pot Roast Ib ROASTING OR STEWING Chickens Ib SIRLOIN PORTERHOUSE T-BONE STEAK Ib CATSUP 12 OZ. COFFEE CHASE SANBORN LIMIT 1 LB. PEACHES FOODCRAFT 303 CANS LARGE SUNKIST LEMONS 6-29c HOME GROWN CABBAGE Ib. 5c FANCY, SOLID HEAD LETTUCE 15c CELERY HEARTS PKG 29c TOMATOES TUBE 15c LARGE . DOZ. SUNKIST ORANGES 49c II. S. NO. 1 RED POTATOES 5 LBS 39c LE 5c BUTTER LB. ICE COLD WATERMELONS SAVE ON "THE BEST THERE IS IN COFFEE" HILLS BROS. COFFEE NEWSPAPCR COUPON PAGE HERE 9 BIRDSEYE Strawberries PKG. GERBER BABY FOODS 3-25c PILLSBURY Bennett's FIX-A-DR1NE Bev«raf« Syrt Matos over 3 i| of delicious soft drink! CAKE MIXES Baked Beans> Spaghetti Hominy Red Beans CAN 25cl A s CRESCENT Ice Cold Cantaloupe 25c SQUIRT 6 PACK SI DWELL SHERBET PINT MACRONETS 2-25c GULF KIST, CANNED SHRIMP MIDWEST VISTA COOKIES LARGE PKG. 10 Lbs. ALTON VINEGAR PINT / i FREE <u/^ 2 Qt. Anchor Hocking MIXING BOWL whw yov buy a 25-fc. sack of FLOUR FLOUR LBS. ONLY Albert Daufeldt Injured in Fall Atalissa—Albert". Daufeldt injured a knee in a fall from a load of; hay Saturday. An X^ray examination disclosed a'' cracked knee cap. He is under the care of. a.Wilton doctor. 'Bill Coiner, younger son of Mr. and Mrs; Alvin Coiner suffered, a broken arm while playing on a slide at the swimming pool at West Liberty, recently. Mr. and Mrs. Walter White entertained at a dinner on Fathers Day. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Wayne White and family and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Wehgen and family of Muscatine; Mr. and Mrs. George Walters and family of Davenport; Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Marine and family of Wilton; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kaalberg and Cathy of Nichols; Mr. and Mrs. Edwin White and daughters of Atalissa. Evening guests were Mr. and Mrs. Richard Welters and Robert Sinn of Rock Island. , Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Petersen were hosts at. a Fathers Day evening luncheon with Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Hoffman and family of Clarence and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Petersen and daughters as guests. Members of the Cole family participated 'in the family reunion Sunday at the home of Lawrence Cole. A potluck dinner was served at noon. Those attending included Mr. and Mrs, A. B. Cole of Atalissa, Merwyn Cole and son Donald, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Cole and son Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Cole and sons, Jay, Jerry and Dennie, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Leese and son Roger, all of Durant; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Moldenschardt and / daughters, Linneth, Karen and Sandra ol: Walcott; Mr. and Mrs, Paul Templin and son Billie of Muscatine; Carl and Harriett Cole of Moscow; Lorain and Gladys Cole and Barbara, Jimmie and Nancy Cole of Muscatine; Jay Hinkhouse, Mr. and Mrs. Nevin Hinkhouse, son Steven and daughter Ann of West Liberty, Administrators In Court Fight After Two Die Administrators of the estates of two men who were killed in a • head-on automobile collision "" are on opposite sides of a $50,000. suit in Muscatine county district ", court, . . The accident occurred at 7 p.m. , last July 19 on Highway No. 6 • a quarter of a mile east of the '} city limits of West Liberty. ; The damages are sought by . Mary Ellen Collins, Des Moines, as administratrix- of the estate of ; Joseph W. Jeffries. Jeffries, Mrs. ollins' son, was 17 years old at ;he time of hii death. J. W,. Keen, -administrator of •• the estate of Guy B. Keen, is the defendant. Guy B. Keen was 41 years old and a resident of Earl- ,'ille, Ind. According to the petition, the accident happened as Guy B. Keen .was driving a 1949 station wagon east and Earl Harvey . Kuhl, 18, Eldridge, la., was driving a 1948 Ford tudor west on Highway 6. The Jeffies youth was a passenger in the Kuhl automobile. . Mrs. Collins asks $50,000, plus interest at five per cent from July 19, 1953. She asks that the case be tried by a jury. , • Two Joy Youths At Boys' State Joy, 111.—George Braucht and Roger Kiddoo are attending Boys State at Springfield, 111., thi week. Mrs. Martin Mills is visiting relatives in Charles City, la. Mr. and Mrs. Ross E. Dahl are vacationing .in New York City. Mrs. Anna Burton who has spent the last several months in Chicago, returned to the home of her son, the Rev. and Mrs. T. C. Burton on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Baker and baby of Springfield, 111., were weekend guests of her father, the Rev. T. C, Burton and family. Mrs. Eva McKowan is spending the week at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Mr, and Mrs. Guy Leatherby in Cedar Falls, .la. Miss Connie McKowan is visiting her sister Mrs. Walter Behn and family in Rock Island. Mr, and Mrs. W. C. Armstrong were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs, Avery Armstrong. Boultons Observe Anniversary Date Letts — Mr. and Mrs. John Boulton were honored at a surprise party noting their 25th wedding anniversary which occurred on June 21. Refreshments served at the close of a social evening featured a cake decorated in- silver. Gifts were presented to the couple. Present were: Mr. and Mrs. Earl Bennett, Betty and Rose Mary, Mr. and Mrs. John Collins, Mr. and Mrs. George Liebbe, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Schmidt of Burlington, Mr. and Mrs. DeWayne Finke, Mrs, Frances Lowe and Dr. and Mrs. Harry Lowe and son, Bryan of Columbus Junction, Mrs. Haiiey McGill and Mrs Janet Mareno and son, Dickie of Grandview, John Gage of Muscatine and Mr. and Mrs. Boulton, Bobby, Jackie and Sharrelle. News Briefs of Interest at Joy Joy, 111.—Mrs. Martin Liebig and son of Colorado are visiting iu the Wier Brokaw home. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Kiddo and family of Memphis, Mo., spent Sunday at the William Monson home. Mrs. Gerald Braucht has ve- -turned home after'a week's visit with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. George Dewitt at CopperhiJl, Tenn. Mrs. Ethel Histed has returned after a several days visit with her brother, Fred Haviland and family in Burlington. Mr. and Mrs. Allen Upton and family of Peoria were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Merle Aubrey. icUTLERSJ I Where You Get Meat You Can Eat" OPEN UNTIL 6 P M. WED. — UNTIL NOON SUNDAY | I 1008 PARK AVENUE PHONE 256 FRYING CHICKENS LB. Richards Better Grade Lb. Beef Roast 43c Lean All, Meat Gr. Beef Lb 49c 49c I Lb. ? Richard's Tender Rib Steak 49c Richard's Blue Band Lb. Wieners 55c SMOKED CURED BACON FINE QUALITY LB. 57c Holland Style Lb. Bologna 59c Jones Ant Killer 15c Free Pksr. FAB 2 FOE 25c Ajox Swanson chicken Spreod 19c Raggedy Ann 2 For Gr Beans 45c All Flavon Jello 7c Rath's Shortening: Stix 19c Ma Brown, Srtawberry Preserves 25c Kool Aid 6 PKGS 25c Raggedy Ann Asporogus 29c Louis» Gold Butter Heinz Catsup i 23c I Lb. 59c ALL TELEPHONE ORDERS MUST BE IN BY 10 A. M. EXCEPT PICKUP ORDERS PUREX BLEACH Dry STAR-KIST TUNA Can 39c REAL KILL MOTH OR INSECT AEROSAL BOMB 98c Durkee's SALAD DRESSING ..'. Durkee's SANDWICH SPREAD Durkee's, MAYONNAISE Durkee's FAMOUS DRESSING • uur L Pint 2U Pint 35c Pint 23c Pint 37c Pint25c Pint 43c I I I is

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