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July 6, 1954

The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

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EAST EN We Can Fix It Professional Services on Car, Truck and Tractor Radiators. Cook's Radiator Cleaning and Repair Shop South Phillips St. .- Algona Welding Cylinder Boring General Machinery Algona "Service With a Smile" Machine hop FLORAL & GIFT SHOP PHONE 1141 . M. C. Oakland Ed. Hagg West State Street MOE'S SKELLY STATION Skelly Gas, Oils, Greases Batter/ Service-Tire Repair Washing, Polishing, Greasing 300 W State-Algona Recapping Repairing All fires FARM IMPLEMENT TIRES A SPECIALTY WITH 24-HOUR SERVICE All OK Recapping is unconditionally guaranteed or your money back. OK RUBBER WELDERS JACK LIMBAUGH V////////7////////////////////////S///////////////////S//////////////' YOUR KOS5UTH COUNTY POTATO HEADQUARTERS > Self Service Unlimited Parking Space Complete Line of Meats, Groceries EAST END GROCERY It All Started With A Single Load of Potatoes - and Look How We've Grown! price set on the jload. I And the East 'End Grocery, here has been pushing - and, selling - potatoes ever since. . f£^UftltU*lfff*f*fm*imfmill*^mmmmm*mmm*m~mmmmmmmmm —_. Bjustrom's Furniture Co. Our Direct-From-Factories Purchases of Furniture and Home-Furnishings SAVES YOU MONEY Business As Usual While New Building Is Being Constructed LOW DOWN PAYMENTS FREE DELIVERY i Moving-Storage-Crating We Move Household Goods Anywhere-Fully Insured-Furniture & Machinery Storage in New, Modern Warehouse-All Types Crating. TRANSFER Phone 298 POST STORAGE Phone 298 lo buy Iheir potatoes at the East End Grocery. That first load of potatoes that Aank-Vera bought bechance put «» storeTnto the potato busine*, and it is a specialty that has grpwn stead.ly ever ^ce. The Veras get their potatoes, in truck-load lots, direct from the .potato fields ^ the X River Valley and other potatoe-growing areas They^ make several tnp each year to the big potato pits, to examine the quality of theJ="*^ £JJ£^ ^ orders for potatoes lo be shipped to Algona. Though potatoes are available t'mes at life store, there are certain seasons of the year wbjJ,*-T the spuds' at East End, and it is then that folks come from all over to by the bag-full. * Farmers from this area place orders for as high as 15 bags, and local townspeople in growing numbers look at East End as potato headquarters. Frank Vera owned the store for a good many years, before actively taking it over anToverseeing its operation in 1939. Among those who operaled .IJunng , those early years were Tom Akre. the late Forrest Driver and h« wife and Vto. Louis Lynk. Frank bought the old Northwestern hotel building, which >» later** tensivelyVemodeled. and at the time set up a grocery handling items ^e bread, milk etc Later the Deep Rock oil station which was on the comer was moved to ^ present sS. and was converted into a grocery store. With a number of enlargements and remodelings, it is this building that serves at present. Ted. who now operates the store, says that from his high school days he remembers one of his main jobs was helping lo unload potatoes, and he claims he knows a potato like he knows the back of his hand.; And, now with Ihe Kossuth Centennial celebration coming to a close today, Ihe Easl End Grocery has become famous for another reason . . . a pony, i.nous- , ands of kids-(under 13) have come to the little grocery;to register fa the Shetian* pony which will be given away absolutely free lo the lucky winner whose name will be drawn this afternoon by Mayor Linda Clapsaddle and announced at the fairgrounds tonight. Every kid yearns for a pony, and Ted knows if. When hesud- denly became a part owner with Corwin Peer in this pony, Ted wanted to figure out something to do with it. And giving it away to some youngster was Teds idea of a pleasant thrill. I JOHN DEERE The Quality Name In Farm iquip'menl" . Williams & Taylor Implement Co. New Location — Diagonal . Street at Northwestern Track* Appliance Repairs All Makes Washing , Machines, Refrigerators . and Other Appliances North Iowa Sewing Machine & Appliance -V ' ' • "•" ' "" '" '••••••'" '•'• Authorized General Electric Dealer CITIES SERVICE Fuel Oils-Gas Car & Tractor Oils-Greases ' \ •• Service Station Arid/ Bulk Delivery IL't HUTZELL • Cities Service Consignee Soufh Phillips Street PHONE 122 f hone 52CWAT for , Bottled Gas \ Bjustrom t^ i / FURNITURE COMPANY NORTH IOWA ASPHALT CO. "NIACO" Custom Applicators of Penetrating Street Asphalt PHONE 394 Algona, low? ' * Tfff( < (^SffffJJZf££££££mm4^l^l*+9*+****~—'~— , - , ••^fc. GERBER & BUSGHER ErvinGerber ««,«.» CONSTRUCTION CO. John Buscher ssfsc;sr MR. FARMER: For QUICK and CLEAN removal of all DEAD STOCK Phone 7-W WE PAY ALL PHONE CHARGES ALGONA RENDERING CO. [Permit No. 33 Algona, Iowa QUONSET Buildings for Farm & Industrial Use MILLER 'STEEL JUILDIMG : co. North of Milwaukee Depot r — - ' Gen. Contracting Cabinet Work See Us In Our New Building Ben Wibben - Building Contractor All Types Building Cabinet Work 122 South Heckart, Algona Phone 1148W2 (Please Call After 6:00 P.M.) FEED SARGENT FEED Poultry, Hog and Cattle Feeds - We Buy Your Grain Fertilizers $0^611* & C6. Grass Seed ALGONA, IOWA BUILDING MATERIALS OF AIL KINDS AND TYPES • Everything for Remodeling and Modernizing • Everything for Farm and Home Building • Ready-Mixed Concrete In Season Ready-Mix Concrete & Supply Co, No. Lantry St. Algona Phone 166 MILLER LUMBER CO, BUILDING NEEDS OF ALL KINDS Lower Price Max Bartholomew Manager East State at C & NW Track*-AJgene: Roto-Rooter Sewer Service For Clogged Sewers-Drains No Unnecessary Digging Guaranteed Cowan's Roto-Rooter Serving Kossuth, Humboldt, Hancock and Palo Alto Counties Algona 101 Phone Collect Viking g FARM OILS AND GREASES Bulk Delivery Service VIKING Oil CO. Just North of Milwaukee Depot COOK WITH THERMOGAS The Preferred {.. P. 6a« i Bottle & Bulk Sales Gas Appliances PKQNi 1$ Rapid Thermogas Co* So. Phillips St. Algona The Best In FARM EQUIPMENT and FARM SERVICE at Algona Implement Co. Wait * Pel) PUgonaJ 8trft| ALGONA, IOWA "Let The Red Tracks Serve You, Too" With Any of Your Needs in COAL - LUMBER BUILDING SUPPLIES INSULATION Hog Feeders - Brooder Houses F.S. Norton & Son PHONE 229 IOWA STATE BANK Algona, Iowa SAFE - CONFIDENTIAL Serving and Growing With *H« Community 9 t* ft * *-

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