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NAMED WINS FIRST PLACE IN ITS POPULATION CLASS IN THE All-IOWA TRAFFIC SAFETY CONTEST [HOOP .AHEAD, «, U IOWA SAFETKON6RESS and IOWA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY 1 ' Present To Algona This * First Place Award r«.»*H In Group V Population 5-6,000 This community through the cooperation of its citizens has achieved the above honor for an excellent safety record in the year 1953 All - Iowa Traffic Safety Contest Wm. S. Beardsley Governor Claude V. McBroom Chairman, Iowa.Safety Congress Pearl W. McMurray Commissioner of Public Safety It's Thanks to You Folks — Who in visiting our city and in driving on our streets, have by your careful* ness made it possible for Algona to be awarded this outstanding honor. LKSiJ All cities in Iowa with a population of more than 4,000 were entered in the All-Iowa Traffic Safety Contest, and in Group V Algona for the first time achieved top honors for traffic safety.' Without the help of the people of this county and this community, who as alert and careful drivers actually achieved this safety record, this award would not have been possible. It is to you we owe the thanks for such a safety record, and with your help may this record be forever continuedl %$ OTHERS MAY TAKE CHANCES. DON'T YOU! ^« ^ ^fc^ Wl This message is sponsored in the public interest by your civic-minded, community merchants: Algona Insurance Agency Blossom Insurance Agency Home Federal Savings & Loan Ass'n Iowa State Bank Security State Bank Algona Theatre Co. The Chrischilles Store Clayton & Rutk Christensen's i. C. Penney Co. Honsbruch Drug Fowler's of Iowa leuthold-Williams (The Hub Clothiers) S & L Co. Algona Greenhouses Modern Dry Cleaners Sharp's Jewelry Shilts Brownbilt Shoe Store The Smoke Shop Algona Implement Co. Bradley Bros. Farm Machinery Dau Garage & Body Shop J. & I. Motors Coast-to-Coast Store Cowan Building Supply Foster Furniture Co. Gamble Store Hall-Strahorn Hardware Irons Heating & Plumbing Kohlhaas Hardware L. S. Muckey Plumbing & Heating O. K. Rubber Welders Richardson Furniture Co. Barry's Recreation Hawkeye Bowling Lanes Elva & Jessie's Apparel Shop Viking Oil Co. Graham's t Thomas Skelgas Service Swartz Algona Hardware Sigsbee Plumbing & Heating i. Western Auto Associate Store Council Oak Store Hood's Super Valu Ray's Jack Sprat Market Rapid Thermogas Co. Algona Co-operative Creamery Botsford Lumber Co. Brown's Dairy F. S. Norton & Son H. J. Cowan Construction Co. Hopkins Super Service Algona Produce Co. Bjustrom Furniture Co. Algona Rendering Co. Beecher Lane Appliances Chuck's Food Mart \ Gene's Radlp & Television Miller Steel Bldg. Co. North Iowa Sewing Machine & Appliance Co. Sodden Monument Co. Kent Motor Co. Kossuth Motor Co. Universal Mfg. Co. Percival Motors Schultz Bros. Garage & Oil Station Taylor Implement Co. Thompson. Distributing Co. Williams & Taylor Implement Co. The life of a child is a precious thing! Don't endanger it by your carelessness! REMEMBER ,.. CHILDREN SHOULD BE SEEN - NOT HURT! DRIVE WITH CARE!