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May 25, 1954

The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 13

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 25, 1954
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Tuesday, May 25,1954 Tuesday, May 25,1954 r School Add FATALITY At Apllrigton, Fred Oldfield climbed down from his tractor, and "backed" the machine by use of a hand-clutch. He was pinned between the tractor and the plow hitched to it, and .was found dead by neighbors some time later. BACK H6MU "Jiggs," a little bljack-an-tan terrier belonging tb : the Tom Tierney family at Mfcpleton, is back home again. He's been missing three months find return* ed home recently, thin and.foot- sore. ' - .'"•.__£.„ Loss in the Chicago Fire was approximately $165,000,000. Natives of Finland call their country Suomi. MEMORIAL DAY COMING .",-- •*-. j,r^- •*> r**.' """/svwtfr- ttsaaaasK.v/™- .-'.- *;$ry k-T?*' %^%4^ s> " "' if- ¥-5 MEN'S AND BOYS' SWIM TRUNKS! "SPORTSWEAR foi the FAMILY 1 ' LARGEST SELECTION EVER OFFERED 198 and Boys' Sizes 4-16 up Men's Sizes Small, Med., Large Popular Boxer Style and Snugj-Fitting Latex Swim Suits! Lively Prints and Lustrous Colors! TODDLERS' SWIM SUITS ......98c Go Casual In Penney's Jeans! NEW LOW PRICE MEN'S SANFORIZED 9 OZ. DENIM "BIG-MAC" JEANS! Better fit give* longer ywearl ' SHIRRED STRAPLESS SWIM SUIT?| 98 4 And Upl Sizes 32-38 A Beauty of a style for your summer irt the swim! Slimming acetate faille latex with a ; Shirred Bra. Zipper J back for smooth fitl | Choose from many colors, Now) LITTLE.GIRLS* SWIM SUITS Selection Sizes 6-16 ' BOYS'DtNlM JEANS Sizes 6-16 1.49 GIRLS' JEANS 1 Oft tm99 7-14- -.--,-- MISSES' JEANS Sizes 0 OQ 10-20 —- LmL9 "HAIR DRY" Swim Caps "• * ' * f All Rubber ConstructiortV ,.- Qflf» ^"Sizes' Small-Med.-Large ±.±1 ^Ulf PLAYFUL PENNEY CASUALS! BEAT THE HEAT THIS SUMMER WITH NO-IRON SPORT SHIRTS Men's Long Sleeve NYLON PLISSE 1.98 1.77 Sizes S-M-L-XL MEN'S SHORT SLEEVE Sizes S-M-L-XL LADIES' PEDAL PUSHERS | SPECIAL BOYS' NYLON SHORT SLEEVE. Sizes 4-18 — Men's and Boys' Short Sleeve COTTON PLISSE Sizes 10-20 Durable, and oh-so- Comfortable! Navy. Red, Green, Black,. Charcoal* Aqua, Maize, Lilac GIRLS' PEDAL PUSHERS , 1.49 COOL — COMFORTABLE KEEP A COOL HEAD WITH PENNEY'S STRAWS! MEN'S DRESS 4 98 MEN'S^WORK CO* STRAW HATS _. 1= STRAW HATS ... OUU BOYS' COWBOY STRAW HATS All Head Sizes 49c LADIES' AND GIRLS' DENIM SHORTS SPECIAL! Large Selection Wpol Blend BLANKETS Full Size Buy Now During- This MoneySaving fventl SPECIAL! GIRLS' NO-IRON COTTON PLISSE SLIPS Trimmed With * NYLON 4-14 C 3I*V» tTlir Values Qcfert at Penne/* Modern Pept. Store SPECIAL! Women's All-Nylon DUSTERS 4 10-18 A * Rejijti Creating * Retains Its Shop* 44 98 C Sizes 10-18 and 7-14 MISSES' AND GIRLS' DENIM HATS Quick Drying * Ideal for Ccmial Wear Blue, Charcoal, White Sizes Small, Med., Large 98c Kossuth Men In Training COOL - CUSHION - COMFORT SPECIAL! FOR COOL COMFORT WOMEN'S KNEE LENGTH NYLON HOSE WOMEN'S CANVAS SHOES Red and Blue Color. Sizes 4-9 2.98 CHILDREN'S CANVAS SHOES Red and Blue. Sizes 9-3 — Shttr ft) QOVS»" J$ Denier Summtr Shade* Buy a Bf«l <^ Silt* |V*'11 98 C Special Peasant Style and Squaw Cloth BLOUSES 1 Sim 32-38 M MESH GIRDLES AND PANTY GIRDLES Smell, Mid-, U»rgt ,--—- Two Kossuth soldiers who are undergoing basic infanlry train ing at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., are pictured above. They are both members of 6th Armored Division. At the left is Pvt. Norman P.,Kayscr sort of Mr and Mrs Petei Kayser of Bode. At the right is Pvt. Earl Loss, brother of William Loss of Irvington. •,.,,. i After completion of their basic training, they will receive a leav< and then begin eight weeks of advanced training at an army in stallation to be designated. ____ . CHRIS HEESE A Ullto of Thll, • , of Thai; Not Mucb of Anything. The Lone Rock vicinity is going more Scandinavian according to the recent telephone directory issue because on account of I done some arithmaticing in the last year's directory and according to the new directory there are 7 more Scandinavian tele- phoners on the Lone Rock phones than there were a year ago. 1 ^.on't know how many of those listed are Danes along with me but I do know that here are ejght of them who surely know "Forgangen Nat Vor Sultne Kat; and they are Bernard, Ernest Tena, J. H., Ted, Roy, Roge and Russell, Jensen. The waj they spell Jensen settles that. Ir the Scandinavian listing I foun Roger Anderson; W. E. Brodei son, P. M., Ronald and Will Chris tenson, Don Erickson, Carl Han son, Fred, John, Laurence and Ole Johannesen, Claude and Lesli Johnson, Jim and Merton Larson Harold and Wm. Nelson, Tommy Nielsen and the Swanson bro- hers. Some of them may be Danes but. I've got 'em figured iccording to -the name spelling and they sure are Scandinavians and leading over 1st year's record, so to speak. But in checking their names I didn't find a single Cowan, Algona, Gets General Contract Work Contracts for the big new Lu- Verne school addition wore awarded Tuesday night, May 18, ;jy the school board. The contracts totaled about $212,000. A $275,000 bond issue was approved in January by the newly formed community school district. However, lively bidding on the new addition brought the contract amounts down, and it is thought that of the $275,000, there will be about $50,000 remaining for general repairs on the old school. H. J. Cowan, Algona contractor, was awarded the general contract for the new addition. There were 16 bidders in this division. The bid was $140,494. The plumbing contract went to Hanig Brothers of Humboldt and Fort Dodge. In this division there were 11 bidders. The bid was $47,070. Thirteen bids were received for the electrical work, the contract going to Bob Snyder of Spencer. The bid was $15,400. Last year the LuVerne school ~~°— district consolidated 60 sections There are 284 telephone talkers, O f i an <i, and with this additional ccording to the directory, in the territory there will be a big in- eighborhood. Alphabet! c a 11 y crease in school enrollment. At here are 35 names starting with pre sent there are about 170 stu- 3, M-27, S-26, H-25, K-21, L-18, 5 ents in t h e grades and 80 *i the -15, C-14, G-13, D-12, F-9, G-9, hi g h schoo l. W-9, N-8, T-8, O-6, E-5, V-3, Z-3, W i t h the new addition, the Q-l, U-l, A-2, X-0 and Y-0. And sc h oo i w ni be able to accommo- n the names listed there is not date 2 so in the grades and 150 ftn a single one of any color. And t he ) 1 igj t sc hool. n trades represented there is rp ne addition, which was over- one (Clarence) Cook, two Gar- w helmingly approved by a vote deners, Bertha and Ray, one (A. of 453.33, will be located on the L.) Baker, and four Householders, wes t s ide of the present gym, ex- Calvin, C. E., Everett and Glenn, tending north and south along And Lone Rock has one, (W. L) t he entire block. Part of the Champion There are two Long structure will be one-story higfl (Geo. and J. M.) listed but not and w m include the bus barn, a single Short. There are Edwin £arm shop an d agriculture class- and Ferd Mittag listed and they | room- could be Danes because on ac- eese. room. The 'remainder of the building COUIQ pe uanes Deuuuse un nu- -p ne rem ainaer ot tne Duuaing count of Mittag stands for noon will be two stories high and will in Denmark, so to speak. And have a basement, kitchen, dining Chris Dahl is the only name in roorrl) visual aids room, grade the whole book that comes hall- roomSj gymi etc. way matching my Dane Chris The name Marlow leads in numbers with nine, Milton, Dell, Eldin, H. Hf^Mrs Lem,.Lyle, Pete, Merwin, Milton and Wm. And, by the way, the most popular given name listed in the directory is that of Wm., 16 of them, and the next is Fred with 7. Yes, it was .fun arithmaticing the "Lone Rock directory and I still claim it's a dandy good town and neighborhood and the folks up there have always been nice to me and friendly and I like 'em. Tom Purdy, of Purdy Station, N. Y., was attending to business matters here last week and he told me "that he felt so out of place here because of the facial decorations by way of mustache, sideburns and beard, and if he was to stay over much longer he Registered Jeaefer - Amer/can Gem Society 9 ALGONA, IOWA intended to show that, he, too, could grow a ,cro.]j. of good looking hair on' his visage. •- He sure got ft kick Out of the centennial whisker growing. -Tom is well known here and has a large ownership of Kossuth county farms,, so to speak. And he took home with him the centennial headgear and two scarfs. THE CAR OF TOMORROW M. HERE TODAY FOR 94R9 LiU .72 "88" 2-Door Sedan delivered locally; itat* and local laxei *xlra. Loaded with looks! Packed with power! See and drive the new 1954 "Rocket" Oldsmobile— ffce value buy of fhe yearl t Your price dependi upon choice of modal and body style, optional equipment and accessories. Prices may vary (lightly in adjoining communities because of shipping charges. All prlcet , subject lo change without notice. Check our easy budget lernul ,.f|| YOUR OIPSMOBBU PiAliR TQDAYI DAU'S OARAGE, 125 SOUTH POpGE And talking about elections— we had a school election here last Thursday and there were 1349 ladies and gents filed their X on ballots. Somewhat different from the usual school election where a total vote of less than 100 is the cast. Yes, I voted, too, because on account of I like to vote. There was only one ballot and it was neither republican or democrat so I voted independently this time--usually and always democratic ordinarily. And I got a kick out of the clerk who asked one of our bewhiskered young gents "I ought to know you but that beard has me puzzled. Ana I am told that such occurrence happened several times during the afternoon, the clerks knew the voter but his hiding behind the whiskers sort of mystified the clerks, so to speak. My car lakes a Jire thai is marked 640-15. And so I measured the number of inches the tire- takes on when it turns over just once, and that was 83 inches. So I done some arithmaticing—the mile of 5,280 feet means a total of 63,360 inches and so my tire and wheel turn 787 times driving a mile. That means a drive to St Joe, ten miles, that my wheels turn over 7,870 times covering that 633,600 inches of paving, so to speak. And driving to Des Moines and back your tire turns over 220,360 times. My car meter registers I've driven it 14200 miles which means that the tires and wheels on my bus have each urned over 11,175,400 times And ust think of the gent who has a ire on his bus covering 35,000 miles, that means turns of,27,54o,- 000 times, and covering 2,217,600 000 inches of travel, so to speak. And think of all the gas that s been consumed in this tire tuning and mileage. Rural Teachers Dinner, May 27 The anniversary dinner sponsored by the Kossuth County Rural Teachers Association is progressing rapidly in terms ot reservations and 125 have indicated their interest by sending m their money to date The dinner is being held May 27, at the K.C. ha it' is necessary that every ticket be paid, before Saturday, May 22 in order to insure reser- Va The S great interest in the event has been emphasized by the many letters from those out of the county and local residents unable to attend because of their health or other plans. These letters are being saved for reference to be presented at the dinner program. i; < ill

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