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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 10, 1954
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and Mts Mire Mabre ehteJftaitted at a brie o'eloek desert luneheftn Tuesday afternoon at the MeMiirriy Kohie .as. a fafewall- courtesy for Mrs 'Oeotgil ThdVesi Cfiriasta furnished the afternoon's entertainment WHHt M$ 'A._ M,_. Amunson . receiving the high score prize and Mfa Henry Ouderian, the low. Mis Thaves was presented with a guest prize. Mrs Thaves left THUrsday evening fof a vacation iniWiswrnsitt and theh will go to Canton, Ohio, where she will make her home near her brbther. women of the Moose Lodge met Thursday evening at the haft. Mrs Herbert Schauers, Senior Regent, presented a graduate rdgent pin to Mrs A. E. Briggs' in recognition of her term of office as last year's senior regent. There will be a special planning meeting for Women of the Moose officers and committee chairmen this evening (T Sc jesday) at the home of Mrs inuers. ALGONA Mi and Mrs Vern Pratt of Weal Union and Mr and Mrs Walter Pratt and two daughters of Cedar Rapids were recent gue"sts of Mrs Clara Pratt and Mr and Mrs L. Pratt, The visitors were enroute to the Black Hills and Haynes, N. Dak. to visit Carl Pratt. Mr and Mrs Jim Snyder and son and daughter vacationed last week at a cottage in Hackensack, Minn. A card from the son, Bobby to the Hood store where Mr Snyder is in charge of the meat department, reports that the young man caught a thirty inch northern pike. and Mrs Richard Norton and daughters, Siri, Leslie and Lynn went-to Marshalltown Sunday to visit in the home of Mrs Norton's parents, Mr and Mrs Ned Downing. Dick returned Sunday evening ..but his .family will remain for two weeks. Mr and Mrs Dean Parrott and two daughters were at Clear Lake from Friday to Sunday where they visited Mr. and Mrs Wayne Lyons of Des Moines who were vacationing at the lake. Mrs Parrott and Mrs Lyons are sisters. Mr and Mrs .Harold Cowan and Jimmy and Jerry have taken a cottage at Hiawatha Beach, Lake Okoboji for the month of August. Weekend guests there were Mr and Mrs Dick 'Cowan, Marcia, Judy and Cindy. Mr and Mrs Bob LaBarre have as their guests, Mrs LaBarre's parents, Mr and Mrs C. B. Schouten of Keokuk and her sister, Mrs Francis ' Risser and children, , Janet, Marilyn and Johnny. Mr and Mrs T. L. Lee have had as their guests, Mr Lee's cousin and wife, Mr and Mrs Dick Jarvi of Long Beach, Cal., and Mrs Anna Jarvi of Bremerton, Wash. Mrs Anna Jarvi was in Algona much of last spring helping in thb;care of her sister, the late Mrs Everett Lee. She has been^/isit- ing in Virginia and is now enroute to her home in Bremerton. Mrs Herman Moore and David and Nancy of Manhattan Beach, Cal. for a visit of several weeks in the parental Claude Dearchs home. . ( •• • ., .;» ; ' Mrs K. S. Cowan drove io Lake Okoboji Saturday to bring home her daughter, Patty and Pamela Waller. The giyls have been attending Camp Foster for the past two weeks. Jane and Tommy Beardsley of Lincoln; Neb. spent several days of last week at the home of their grandparents, Mr and Mrs W. J. Sigsbee. The children's parents, Mr. and Mrs W. E. Beardsley were vacationing at Lake Okoboji and Mr and Mrs Harlan Sigsbee visited them there over the weekend. " , Mr and Mrs Roger Phillips, Mrs Gary McDonald and children and Mr and Mrs Rex Voyles and family were at Ottumwa a week ago Sunday attending a Berwick family reunipn. Mr and Mrs Voyles then went to Des Moines for a few days visit with Mr and Mrs Glen Frederickson. Mrs Vyles and Mrs Frederickson are sisters. Mrs Robert Richardson and daughter; Kay and son, Donald spent Wednesday at Goldfield where they visited in the farm home of Mr and Mrs Alfred C. Hanson. Mrs John Spencer, John, Jr. and Bobbie and Signe, expect to leave Friday for Clear Lake where they have rented a cottage for a-two week's vacation. During the family's absence, John will be at Des Moines on business. He is a certified public accountant. Mr and Ms Clifford Haase and children spent last week on a camping trip in the Black Hills. Mr and Mrs Charles Mason Jr. left Friday after a visit of several days at the A. J. Ricklefs. Mrs Mason and Mrs Ricklefs are sisters. Mr Mason was recently discharged from the armed service and will teach at Oskaloosa during the .next school term. Bernard Ermels came Sunday to take his wife and little son back to their home at Webster City.' Mrs Ermels, the former Maripn Pecoy, has been here several weeks with her mother, Mrs A 'E, Briggs and the baby, Martin John, was born July 20 ai St. Ann hospital. Dr. and Mr7~p7o. Dorweiler . of Fort Dodge have purchased the Mrs Dennis Pratt home- on Nebraska street and expect to move there within the next few weeKs. The Dorweilers are former West Bend residents. Mrs Pratt has moved to the house next door to her previous home. Mrs Tpm (Bud) Halpin and sons, Mike and Denny of Boone spent last week in Algona visiting at the parental Mrs Lepta Halpin home. Bud is at the National Guard Camp at Camp Ripley, Minn. Mrs Tom Verhuel spent two days'of last week at Chanton where she visited her parents, Mr and Mrs Cyrus Prevo, W.J. Dentons Of Titonka On Months Vacation Jaycees Study Fund Raising Disctisjsiort of & proposed money-making project composed most of the business at the Algona JayCee meeting held lasi. Wednesday night east of the tennis courts. President Eldon Hovey introd- i/ced a representative of a penny candy and gum vending company, who in turn, showed, the members his machine. No action 1 was taken by ,-the group, pending study and discussion by the'board of directors at a later date. Plans were also formulated for the collection of money from pesons living in* Algona for the payment of the spraying of. the city, which is partially complete. • ' ' $25 Intoxication Fine In Court Three men paid v fines in Mayor Clapsaddle's court last week, following arrests by the Algona Police Department. Lee Danielson, Waterloo, paid $25 and costs on an intoxication charge, R. L. Shipler, Algona, paid $5 and costs for a loud muffler and Leon R. Bilyeu, Algona, was assessed $5 and costs for speeding. Two auto accidents were investigated by officers last week. The first occurred Saturday, July 24, at 11 a.m. in- front of the J. C. Penney store as Myrtle E. Baago, Fenton, backed away from the curb and her -car collided with a car driven by Rita K. Plathe of Irvington. Total damage to the two autos was estimated at $43.22. Cars driven by Norman A. Gade and VirgH L. Rohlf, both of Algona, collided on North Main street last Wednesday evening at 8 p.m. pamage to Gade's- car amounted to $50, and damage to Rohlf's was $90. Heads Bode Post , Melvih Bratland ' was named commander of the Bode American Legion post at a recent flection. Herb Kinseth is first vice commander, and Neal Olson, second vice. Titonka-'-Mr and Mrs,W. J. Deiiton left Wednesday morning via Mason- City and St, Paul Jor Missoula, Mont., Portland, Ore 1 ., and points north,- They expect to be gone a month. At MissoulB, they will visit the Chester jLampr- eaux and Longbottprn families, at Portland, the Bonackefs, Wm. Schmidts, Gordon Nelsohs, arid Oscar Colgafi families as t well as visiting Mr and Mrs Eric, Winter formerly of New Zealand at Tigard, Ore, This is the first time Mr and Mrs Dentoh have not been here for Indian Day since they opened their drug store years ago. Mr Denton as, well as Mrs Denton always took an active part on that day. A New Arrival ; Mr and Mrs Clyde Yates are the parents of a baby bby born Monday evening, Aug. 2-at the Mercy hospital at Mason City. He has been named Calvin; Clyde. Mrs Yates is the former Mildred Beth Schutjer. ; Leaves After Vacailon Miss Jo Ann Johnson, has concluded her two week vacation and left for her duties Sunday. She will .be 'graduated in September and has accepted a position at Lake View Memorial hospital in Stillwater, Minn. ' , Honored At Shower Mrs Don Dpllman>was honored at a miscellaneous shower Wednesday evening at the Good Hope Lutheran parlors. Mrs Dollman was the former Dorothy Dunmire. Hostess were Mrs Donald Norland, Mrs John Rode, 'Mrs Art Rode, Mrs Bill Rode, Mrs Edw. A. Sathoff, Mrs Con Schmidt, Sylvia Van Hove, Amy Fisher, Mrs Frank Fisher, Joan Johnson and Mrs Wm. Boyken. Picnic Honors Guests Tuesday evening Mr and Mrs Leonard Callies entertained at a picnic supper in honor of Mr and Mrs Wayne Miller, Beth and .Roz of Versailles, Mo. • Those present were Mr and Mrs Roy F. Miller,. Buffalo Center, Mr and Mrs Reinder Krominga, Mr and Mrs Glenn Miller, Celene; and Charlene; Mr and Mrs' Maurice Keil and family, Mrs Florence Reaser and the honored guests Mr and Mrs Wayne Miller and girls.. , . , • Pre-Nupiial Shower Friday evening, Aug. 6 Miss Darlene Topper was honored at a miscellaneous Shower at the home of her:parents Mr and Mrs Walter Topper. Miss Topper will become the bride 'of Donald Geiken of Buffalo Center, on Aug.. 18 at Ramsey.Refojmedjchurch a); 8 o'clock. Hostesses foi*the evening were Mrs 1 Laurence Balvance,' Mrs Alvin Minders, Mrs Donald Topper, and Mrs Henry VanHove. Attend ttuefti Day About five car loads' of Lutheran Ladies Aid members drove to Lakota to attend the annual Guest Day and flower show held at SJ;. .-Paul Lutheran church, Wednesday, ^Aug. 4. The guest speaker was Mrs Oswald .Hanson of Blue Earth and her topic was "Home arid Foreign Missions." A surprise Pink and Blue shower wa's held in honor of Mrs Kenneth Brandt at the Brandt home Friday afternoon, July 30. Mrs Nora Hill and son Loweu and daughter Judy left for their home in Mbline, fll., after being here since June taking care of her parents, Mr and Mrs Frank Hagen. Mr and Mrs George Sachau and Phyllis, Mr and Mrs J; L. Intermlll and family and Mr and Mrs Henry Van Hove attended the Intetmill reunion held at the State park at Clear Lake Sunday, Aug. 8. Sandra, Judy and Larry Van Hove of Buffalo Center were last -week guests of the Henry Van.Hove tamily. Wednesday Mr ana Mrs Gordon Swan drove to Mason City to get their daughter Carol Ann who has been visiting there. Mr and Mrs "Doc" Schutjer and Mr and Mrs "Hoppy" Nelson have returned from a 10 day trip to Colorado. They visited at the Wayne Miller family at Versailles, Mo. on their way West. Mrs Arthur Patrick of Loa Angeles, Calif, and Agnes Lang of Brooklin were last week visitors at the Bob Lang, Stanley Harris and Ted DunmTre' homes. The ladie"^ are sisters of Bob and Mrs Harris. The Good Hope Luther League will hold an Ice Cream Social near the water tower Wednesday, tlon foreman, are both on a twa week vacation. Gordon Hansen drove to Grinnell Saturday and on Sunday Mrs Hansen accompanied him home after spending two weeks with their daughter and family Mr and Mrs LuVerne Johnson. The Raymond Heifner family have returned to their home in Washington, D. C. after a visit here With his parents, the Lew Heifners. Betty Miller of Minneapolis was a weekend visitor at the Dale Higgens home. August 11. Fred Adamson, local railroad agent, and Delmar Kinseth sec- $ 1 d Day placed in a savings acct. at the Home Federal Sayings & Loan Brings You — 1 Yr> $ 365.00 2 Yr. _, $ 730.00 3Yr. $1095.00 Plus Earnings Twice.A Year On Your Money SAVINGS ACCT. TODAY Tuesday, August 10, 1954 Algona (la.) Upper Des Mo!n«s-S Mrs Reinder Krominga celebrated her birthday Sunday by entertaining, her son and daughter's family Mr and Mrs Raymond Krominga and family of Lakota and Mr and Mrs Glenn Miller and girls for dinner. In the evening Mrs John Plaisier, Louise and John were guests. Mrs Mirta Miller and children, LeMars, are visiting Titonka relatives and friends. They came to attend the Schutjer-LoeHr wedding." . 4...Hi" Mr and Mrs Fern Mench of Chicago were weekend guests at the John Sachau, George Sachau and Gordon Swan homes at Titonka. Mrs Toni Higgens entertained her sewing club Thursday even* ing. Mr Floyd Vickerman of Portland, Ore., has been visiting the past two weeks at the Eric Peterson home. • ^_ UDM Classifieds Pay Dividends o U D e ivio OWimoW/t "88" 2-Doar Stdon. A Gtntraf Malar, Va/v* You couldn't buy at a letter time ... you couldn't get a better value! Oldsmobile sales are smashing records, and we're trading high to keep them soariiig! Just look at what your dollars buy in a flashing "88". First, you get all of Oldsmobile's big-car beauty, big-car power, big-cur perjvnin anca. You ride in trend-setting beauty with Oldsinobile's excitftjg new panoramic windshield ... dashing new sweep-cut styling. You command smooth, responsive "Uoctel." Engine power! All this plus the highest resale valucof any car in its price class! If hat more cc/uld you u-uni? Call... and arrange your "Uocket" Ride. Once you take the wheel of a "Rocket'* —once you try the exciting "88"—you'll go UP and OVER TO OLDS! ISNOINE .U.U. U....LU. SEE YOUR NEAREST OLDSMQBUI P E A L E R .<M .u., . . * . ...... DAU'S GARAGE, 125 SOUTH DODGE , PH. 165 v SEE US FOR "ROCKET" S P EC I AIS~S A F ET Y « T E S T E P jj||9 CARSI ALGONA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Announcements I. School Opens in grades Kg-15 Inclusive on Wednesday, September 1, 9sOO A. M. All classes will be dismissed by 12iOO noon on Wednesday for the balance of • the day, resuming again the regular sessions, full day, on Thursday, September 2. Also, no classes will be held on Labor Day, Monday, September 6. II. All Kindergartens will operate in half-day sessions. Assignments to forenoon or afternoon sections will be made at the opening meeting Wednesday morning if possible according to preference of parent. III. Elementary Buildings will house the following grades according to district assignment designated below: Bryant - grades Kg-6 inclusive; Third Ward - grades Kg*4 inclusive; Lucia Wallace - grades Kg-5 inclusive. » IV. Districts For Assignment of Elementary Pupils, Kg-6 inclusive, to respective buildings. A. Third Ward - all children Kg-4, inclusive, who live east of North Wooster and north of Call. B. Bryant - 1. All 6th grade children regardless of residence. 2. All 5th grade children who live north and west of the following line: East Call to Wooster, south to State, west to, Harlan, south to McGregor, west to Hall, south on Hall to city limits. 3. All children Kg-4 inclusive who live north and west of the line: North Wooster to State, west to Harlan, south to McGregor, west to Hall, south on Hall to city limits. C. Lucia Wallace — all children Kg-5 inclusive who live south and east of , the line: East Call to Wooster, south to State, w«*st to Harlan, south to McGregor, west to Hall, south on Hall to ^ city limits. P. Rural children residing outside the city limits will b.e assigned according > to respective building enrollment loads, details to be given to parents and respective bus drivers at the opening of school. Those who do not ride the bus will be assigned by. direction from'the superintendent's office, usually according to the bg'jrijpg^earest the place of .residence. V. Enrollment Dates For New Students A. Pupils enrolling jn 9th grade or above, not previously enrolled in the Algona schools, will be expected to attend a special meeting at the high school for that purpose on Wednesday evening, August 25th — 8:00 P. M. Parents and friends of these pupils are also cordially invited. B. All pupils enrolling in 7th grade (or 8th if not previously enrolled) are asked to appear at the. high school Junior Study Hall on Saturday morning, August 28, 9:00 A. M. for this purpose. C. Any new pupils Kg-6 inclusive, not previously enrolled, should report name, address, grade, other data, at the superintendent's office as soon as possible and not later than Friday, August 21. VI. Beginning Age For Kindergarten: five years of age on or before October 15, 1954; for first grade: six years of age on or before October 15, 1954. VII. Eleven Rural Bus Transportation Routes have been set up to operate starting Wednesday, September 1. Parents of pupils on these routes are being notified prior to that date. Refer questions to superintendent's office. VIII. Textbooks, Other School Supplies: All textbooks are purchased by the school and rented on a non-profit basis according to schedule tielow. Kindergarten fee includes lunch. Certain fees for workbooks, etc., are collected in addition to the schedule in grades 9-12, according to subjects taken. All other items not included above are available at local stores. Uniform fees payable at opening of the school year are: Grade — Kindergarten — $5.00 per semester (includes lunch) 1—3 — $3.00 per year. 4—6 — $4.00 per year. 7—8 — $5.50 per year (includes gym towel service) 9—12 — $5.50 per year (includes gym towel service) » IX. School Lunch At Noon will be served each school day starting Thursday, September 2nd at the dining room in the Annex. All pupils in elementary grades taking lunch will be transported to and from the lunch room in school buses. The weekly ticket (5 meals) for elementary (Grades 1-6) will cost $1.25; for junior-senior high (grpdes 7-12) $1.50. The daily ticket, elementary, will be 30c; for junior-senior high, 35c. Therefore, a saving of 25c per week will be made by purchasing weekly ticket. X. Traffic Safety Precautions are urged upon all parents and pupils. The schopl flasher signs will operate at the following hours: 8:15-9:15 a. m., 11.30 a. m.-l:15 p. m., 3:15-4:30 p. m. Parents of younger pupils are especially urged to direct their children by the safest routes to and from school. Home-room teachers will cooperate. Students using bicycles should review the city ordinances on same. Rural students driving cars to school should leave them parked during the school day. Special instructions in regard to safety will be given to students riding buses. XI. Office Hours: Superintendent, High School Building - Mon.-Fri. 8:30-12:00; 1:00-4:30; Saturday 9:00-12.00 phone 295 Principals - 4r-Sr High - High School Building - Mon.-Fri. 8:30-12:00; 1:00-4:30 - phone 473 Elementary principals — respective buildings—Mon.-Fri. 8:30-12:00 1:00-4:30 Phone - Bryant, 292 - Third Ward, 260 - Lucia Wallace, 1202 O. B. LAING, Superintendent

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