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September 28, 1954

The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 20

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, . "• '- -, ,*•' •','• - ,'.* ' •"•••'. ' ' Time! Clean Up Those •• • ;, , I , • ' Even An Airport Can Have A Fire 4-AlfloHa (la!) UpfSer Oes Mdtnes Tuesday, September 2f, Afi^r a series of disastrous mis haps' m the form of windstorms, tornadoes, and fire, which in re r cent years',; have caused' serious damage tp,the Algona Municipal Airport hangar, it is hoped that Lady Luck will be a little more friendly in the future. The above Upper Des Moines action photo depicts a tense moment in one of those mishaps—when the hangar was destroyed by fire. Algona firemen are shown in the picture pouring water onto the flaming wreckage. This was one of the more major fires of recent years in the Algona area. The world's record price for a beef bull was, $87,500 in 1951. A unicameral legislature is one having only a single house.', ' • If It's News — We Want It! Ground Broken Sept, W; For St. Joe Convent Ground breaking ceremonies^ cor .the' new St." Joseph's parish convent were held Monday morning, Sept. ID, following the, I o'clock mass with a, good-sized crowd attending. < Wbrk ton the $85,00(1) structure;' which will house the Sisters of St. Francis who teach in the .Catholic school here is underway. The inject is expected to be completed by fall, 1959. ' The Rev. Leo Schumacher is oarish pastor, and Peter Erpeld-- ng and Tom Thul are directors. Members of the building committee include Alphonse Berte, Henry Bormann, Harold Friders, Frank Hilbert artd' Orvllle Wagner. On the advisory board are Art;on Becker, Peter Becker, Mar}< WcGuire, Harold Reding'' and Bernard Thilges. Janet Hammer; daughter of Mr and Mrs Wm. Hammer, ; student at Iowa .Teachers College, Cedar Falls, spent the weekend here with home folks. \ • Mr and Mrs Milford Plathe and family had as dinner, guests in their home last Thursday Mr, and Mrs Vince Halbur and Mrs Henry Halbur all from Halbur,via.,; Mrs Katie Thilges from Algona, and Mr and Mrs J. B. Mertz from West Bend. • , . Funeral services were held for Mrs Mary Shanley in St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Webster City at 9 o'clock on Tuesday morning. Mrs Shanley,:78, passed away on Sept. 18 following an illness, of httff MIWBflW. 'Sfi<3 Mffltf fteT with her son and daugHter 'Mrs Mf IHd 'Mrs George Shift ' ey, and Mafy Kay. rShe, fr stifj Vived by tw,o sons Geoifge b! .Websteif Cily, Philip of Fairmont, Minn, fihd a granddaughter Mafjr Ka"y, Webs,t6r City., TRosSifrohi hefe 'attending, funeral serVIdes were! Mr a.ftd Mrs -Frank Milberl hrid sort 'Gordon and Donna Mae BOfftianftV Mrs Annie Geiseheekelv Heirrtan Plathe, Mr a"nd Mrs Aff ,vih! Klein, Mf ahd Mrs John Hil- beiit, Mrs 1 'Ted - Hilteft, , Mr >aftd Mr* Milford ?lathe', Mr -afld.'M¥s Rdfeert Bom^rtn" and 'Bill Gates ] Sgt.' Charles J. "Berte,' sen- o. Mfsaiid' MrS.Nlek Berte a».iVQ'd tbtfie on Sunday with, his arrrty. felia'se from active duty, having just Returned to the States 'frdio Korea 1 , where, he was stationed is months, .: Mf and Mrs -Math Rellne* of LivermQre were Wednesday after- nodn> visitors in^the John ThUl hortie< - , / ' A/iC Eldon C. Altman, Ells' wotth Air-Force Base, Rapid City, ^onj of Mr and Mrs, J.ohn Altman, fs ipeftdinr a 3d day leave' herewith home folks. He reports badk to Rapid City on Oct. 7. Mr ift service.. P.f.e. Meflyn Aitmtm who has been statidfiett in Korea Wai 'tb hsrwHeifrtRefrea on Sett. la MHd is esfpetfea -hame 'in tne next week tir sb with ftis Army SeYvlce discharge, , • i 'dpi,- Robert ] Altman;* Is stationed iri England'and,bn 1 Sent. 1 accompanied ay & buddy spe'nt a 15 day lea</S ,tm' JMrtf! through Gerniany, LufcelribiafiJi, ''Switzerland and on id«ftOftie", - Cpl. Altman has 7 oiaff-'lftoiltKS ftlbre in service. :\ ' - '•'-"., ' ' , Mr and'Mrs Altfhari.h'a've two sous niflife, Junft Brta inoinas and 4 daughter DuMAa, 'a student ir, sixth grade ' In St., Joseph's ^ t.Lt-1 -i t ^ '-Mr'and 1 -Mr$ George Wagndr received word frdfri their son that he .has been • promoted to p.f.c. •Franklin T., Wagner.' tie is sta- .tiened at-Wufzburgj Germany. Mr 'and' Mrs Wagner have another sdn Johit, eighth- gi*ade student in St. Joseph's school, and a dau- gniei', enjudyc atlsJla South Brig- tol A^e, Tuejsoft, Aritf, ' Mr and' Mrs Henry Thilges and son left the ..latter * gart of the week fdr 1 * visit'wlth Mrs Thilgas parents and other relatives No more 'drapes, curtains or blinds when you .have Sunshine Vertical Drapes. No more dry cleaning bills, end- fjss ironing, fading drapes. Choice of over 30 decorator olors in fabric or plastic. Beecher lane Appliances In Cowan Bldg Supply Bldg. Phone 778 TO REPORT A FIRE PHONE Remember just two Ihingss Give correct name-and address clearly. Valuable time is saved in reaching the fire when the department has this information correctly. OCTOBE A Salute To The FOR THEIR GOOD WORK DURING THE PAST YEAR One year ago, the firms lisfed below extended a salute to Ihe "Fire Laddies" of Algona. Now, a year later, that same expression of appreciation is in order. While our Fire Department can now be considered to be at its peak in fire-fighting personnel, and also in modern fire-fighting equipment, the emphasis is still to be placed on Fire Prevention. That is where all of us, business firm and citizen alike, can do our part. All should cooperate with the "Fire Laddies" by helping to reduce the number of fire hazards present on property, home or business alike. So do your part during Fire Prevention Week - check and eliminate all fire hazards! •• .--• • » ' l » 1 -"--" -• "'• ' "• • -«-«-i. ii^Niinii Mm ii>iHH^^BMpMHB«iiMMMMplpp^-.£s.i fie»amr this message of appreciation published by the following public-spirited firms: wi * ,- . - . , SARGENT & CO. SARGENT FEEDS Algpna, | 0 wa JOS. WEIDEN- HOFF, Inc. Algona, Iowa ALGONA RENDERING CO. PHONE 7 Ajgqna, Iowa ALGONA CO-OP CREAMERY CO. Algona, Iowa LIVINGSTON TOOL A ^ CO. Algona, Iowa i PIONEER HI-BRED SEED CORN CO. " X A!0onq, Iowa ??"'•' NORTON MACHINE WORKS '." , -• - . ; • , Al^orfa, lew« UNIVERSAL MANUF. CO, ,~ * rr '-. ' ,• Alggno, Iowa

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