The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 14, 1955 · Page 23
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 14, 1955
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6-A!§6fie (la.) Upper 5*s Moifies Thursday, July 14, 1955 Tidbits From Evelyn Mr and Mrs Frank Vera re turned from their vacation tor late for me to include them in my recent resume of travelers They returned but recently atKi were gone from June 1. Frank has a brother, the only member ot his family left, and since UK brother is not well, he was anxious tu have Frank and lla/f! visit him at his home in Massachusetts. Added to the desire to «re his brother was the nostalgia foi "going home", for Frank was born not far from Cape Cod and was thoroughly familiar with all the cranberry bogs, the ser. side, and the lovely wooded areas of this territory. He had lived there till a young man of 25 \»hen he heeded Horace Greeley's oft quoted words "Go west young man-go west." » » • Frank didn't do as much deep pea fishing as he had led Ha/el believe he would. He was content to drive around the country with his brother and Hazel. Hazel being an excellent chauf- fuer. and deep sea fishing being too ardouous perhaps. The fish story Frank told me had an unhappy ending. It was about the "big one that got away" but with a different slant. Now catch your breath—A 400 pound swordfish had been hauled in—(not by Frank nor his party). The story has to do with Frank's having •written friends here to be on the look out for the fish—16 pounds of which he purchased and at some trouble had packed in dry ice. after refrigeration. He was told the length of time the given quantity of dry ice would last, the exact time it would arrive at the express office, and all other details. » • * Came the fish—on a Saturday —no express office open—no place to put the fi.4h-d.ry ice exhausted—well, you know the answers—no fish dinner. Oh. perhaps some good cat was given the remains of what was to have been a bang up entertainment. Frank says sword fish is cut into steaks—no bones, and a fine taste and texture. * * • I mentioned awhile ago In,? cherry trees at the Roscoe Mawd- sleys and here is another story on them. A woman went to the door and asked June if she could buy enough cherries for a pie. She said she was Mrs Scott, of Topeka, Kan., and had gone through town, from the Okobojis where the family has a summer home, to Mason City where she had taken her husband to catch the Rocket to Topeka. She had expected to meet Mrs Post, but Mrs Post was gone—and thus it •was June learned Mrs Scott is mother-in-law of Bob Post. Having been given the cherries by June, Mrs Scott said, "I'm going to bake the pie and put it in the ieep freeze- till Bob can join us it the lake." That will be sometime in August, hut I hope they lave told Hoi) what he can look orward to enjoying * * * I haven't had a chance to talk v^-ith Ada Malueg since her return "mm Portland. Ore., where she v'isited her son-in-law and dau- ;hter, the Rev. and Mrs O. E. Parrott and family. It was be- orr I took off for Houston. We agreed to compare notes on kicking up our heels. My one and >nly "kick" was a small glass of champagne—not enough for a very high kick, but at least my :uriousity is satisfied. * * * Mrs Clark Orion is on vacation ind accompanied her son Knute, md his wife Lillian, to Chicago. ! hope Merna gets to do all the things she has wanted—a trip to the art museum, the science building, the zoo, a ride on the hike—et cetra. To me Chicago is still the most fascinating city in the U.S.A. and some time I hope to gu there again and "do" it from A to Z. * * » I might mention other vacationers—Mr and Mrs Ralph Moe. They except to be gone about three weeks and will visit their daughter. Mary and son, Tom and families in California and Oregon. Mary was married to a Mr Faddis who met an untimely death when his car overturned in the mountains and he was instantly killed. I believe lie was on a hunting trip. Mary, left with four children, has married again. Tom "has a family of six children, I believe. "It seems to me I heard all are girls. Mrs Moe is employed as nurses aide at St. Ann hospital and a vacation is most welcome I'm sure. The James Aliens are a quiet family but if I were in their place I'd do some high powered bragging. Jack recently bought a car to use at Fort Riley and to take the trip back after a ten rlay leave—a somber black num- aer, a used car, but a very good one. But Jim and Bernadine branched out a little and bought a beautiful pale yellow car. They were enroute to Sheldon recent- y to meet Jack, burned out a searing and I don't know what else. Anyhow, they figured the cost of repairs to the old might just as well be applied to a new one. The Ed Haggs were faced with a similar situation, and as result they are driving a robin's egg blue number. They didn't burn out anything—but the old car got messed up in an accident—no, Ed and none of the family were in the car nor responsible in any way. But their new car is also a beauty. » * « A few years ago I was talking with the late Alma Nelson. Sho informed me she was keeping (STRICTLY BUSINESS by "I'm Afraid to tell him— he's dictated 10 letter* already!" all my "Tidbits" and had them pasted in scrap books. Those books are now in my possession having been given to me by persons who had the authority. 1 have often thought I'd call several of my friends, make a bucket of paste and invite them to "come over and stick around." It is much easier to refer to past terns if they are in a book, so thanks to Mrs Nelson for having done a great favor, though unwittingly. I haven't given up he party however, for there are quite a number Alma didn't get jasted, for as sickness overtook r. she lost the desire for extra work. * » » Looking Backward We haven't traveled backward 'or awhile so here we go to June 1906—Mrs S. B. French was en- .ertaining her niece, Miss Ella Turner of Sioux City. (Mrs Drench was mother of Wendell, tha Mathes, Cidney Laird, etc.) Mrs Gardner Cowles of Des Moines was a visitor in Algona '.he last of the week—Harvey [ngham and wife and son Hep- Durn left Des Moines yesterday for an eastern trip—Here is one of interest to me "Moore Smith went to Clear Lake the first of the week to play in a band with Pat Cady and other Mason City musicians for the summer—Mrs F. W. Dingley and two daughters Zaida and Helen, returned to Iowa City, Monday, where they will continue their dental treatment. (Zaida once told me she'd nevur* go through that misery again if she hud her life, to live over). •> * * Many persons will remember the late Eli Stevenson and his family, Arthur, Ruth, Leona and a son who died. Mr Stevenson was a barber here several years. In a letter to a friend' Mrs Stevenson says she is leaving the States August 28 for Montevideo Uruguay, South America and will visit Arthur and his family She plans to go via New York Miami, Panama City, Ecuador Lima Peru, Santiago Chile and at each place will take side trips. She will reach Arthur's Oct. 14. The letter was sent from Alameda, Calif., where Mrs Stevenson has lived for some time. She says "Ruth and family are fine. Ruth is working in a hospital. She doesn't like housework and is happier working." Of Leona she says "Leona is about the same. She is slowly losing control of her hands." (I believe she has multiple sclerosis.) IF IT'S NEWS — WE WANT IT TITONKA NEWS Rev. and Mrs LeRoy Loast; have arrived from Fort Collins, Colo, for a three week vacation with LeRoy's parents and other relatives and friends. Rev. Loats conducted the morning and evening services at the Ramsey Reformed church, July 10 at 10:30 a.m. and at 8 p.m. He left for Minneapolis July 11, where he attended a conference. Mrs C. F. Callies spent three days in Cedar Falls last week attending an English and speech workshop. Mr and Mrs Edward Boyken and family are spending the next two weeks at Alexandria, Minn. Mr and Mrs Howard Andrews have moved into the Elizabeth Kennedy house which was vacated a couple of months ago by the Vic Hammonds. Rev. and Mrs Alton Swandt and son of Minneola stopped overnight at the home . of Mrs Swandt's mother', Mrs Anna Alke, Sunday evening. Rev. and Mrc Swandt were on their way to Ripon, Wis. to attend the funeral of an aunt of Alton's and then returned Friday evening to the Alke home. All of the brothers and sisters of Mrs Swandt's were there Sunday evening for a visit Present were Mrs Ida Thacker and son of Rock Rapids, John Alke and wife, George Alkc ana family, Bud Alke family, and Mr and Mrs Louis Seegebarlh and family and Mr and Mrs Gerald Radig of Lone Rock. Mr and Mrs Floyd Huisman ana family of Woden and Minnie and Alice Pannkuk were evening guests of Mr and Mrs Irvin Pannkuk and family Friday evening. The occasion was the 9th birthday of Loren, son of Mr and Mrs Irvin Pannkuk. Art Hench was accompanied by his father-in-law, Alek Ezarsk!, of Britt on a fishing trip into northern Minnesota and Canada They returned home Friday even- evening. Herbert Klasse and Donald Aukes sprayed the town with their airplanes early Friday morning. Mr and Mrs Charles Glaus and Mr and Mrs Arthur Glnns nnrl family of Portland, Ore. are spending a two week vacation with their daughters and sisters nnd their families, Mr and Mrs Fred Thacker and Mr and Mrs Kenneth Brandt. .Rev. Max Goldman has been re-appointed again for another year to serve as pastor for the Titonka-Doan Methodist church at the annual conference of north fowa Methodists held at Fort Dodge from June 17 to 22. Supt. and Mrs Truesdell and Becky left Tuesday, July 5, for a month vacation on a camping -rip in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colo. The home of Mr and Mrs Everett Post has the basement dug and the footing poured with futher work to be done as soon •AS possible. Mrs Minnie Oessterreicher took her grandson, Craig Higdon, nome Thursday evening after he had spent a few days here with her. He lives at Britt. LEGAL NOTICE Notice Is hereby given that the City of Algoiui. Iowa has received from J. J. Merryman and Tom Merryman, Al- guna. lown. a proposal to buy from the City the following described real estate, to-wll: A tract of land heretofore vacated us n portion of an alley described as follows: Beginning at a point C.B3 feet West of the Southwest corner of Block 2. Stacy's Addition, Algona. Kossuth County. Iowa, thence North parallel with the West line of said Block 2. 88 feet, thence West 6 feet, thence South 88. feet, thence East 6 feet to point of beginning, all in Algona. Kossuth County, Iowa. for the sum of One Dollar iSl.OO) and all costs of proceedings in connection with the vacation and sale of the above-described real estate including publication costs and attorneys fees and certain other considerations and you are notified that said proposal will be acted upon by the City Council at the Council meeting to be held at 7:30 p.m. July 28, 1!I55 in the Council Chambers of the City Mall, Algona, Iowa. Dated this IGth day of June. A. D.. 1955. CITY OF ALOONA. IOWA By. Linda B. Clapsaddlc Mayor (Published July 7 and July 14. 1055. in The Algona dova) Upper Des Moin- csl. U-D-M Want Ads Bring Reiulft VACATION WITH US ? We invite you—and the odds are 70 to 30 you'll be back year after year. Ouri is th» perfect location to enjoy complete relaxation in our modern housekeeping cottages among huge pines away from all traffic and hustle. World's greatest variety fishing in 6 beautiful lakes. May we send you our complete story? SUMMERS' PINE POINT Park Rapids, Minn. (21 tO Well Drilling and Jeep-Ditching Contact CLETUS F. ELBERT PHONE 1313 1403 E. Lueats St. Algona, la. READ THE WANT ADS—IT PAYS Come In And Check Your lucky numbers SEE If Your Number Is Posted In Our Store 10 New Winners Posted Every Week ''i' Check to See if the Red Number on the back of your >'i Sale Catalog is among them. Many valuable merchan- •'• dise prizes given FREE to the holders of the numbers. LOCALLY OWNED Illl Ed Wolf, Owner NATIONALLY ORGANIZED Algona, Iowa M^ SALE! "WHITE STAR" BALER TWINE BALE $r on PER LOT U.OU BALI BALE M BALE $A flfl PER LOT *D.UU RA,« BALE 15 BALE $g Of) PER LOT BALE 0 BALE V LOT BALE 5 BALE $£ IJA PER LOT D.DU BALI BALE 1 Bale . . . '6.75 BRADLEY BROS South Hotel Algona • Phone 714 ''~~:^"\ t j THE HIGH COMPMSSfON C4$OifNf Of THf On her toes indeed ... even when it comes to choosing the gasolene she uses in her new car with its high compression engine. In her case it's Cities Service New 5-D Premium, Now she may not know precisely how the 5 great features of New 5-D serve her car's engine, / (aqd we really don't mind that she doesn't) | but she does know that with New 5-D, a flick of the key gets her started instantly. She's never embarrassed with annoying stalling. She gets every bit of power her car can possibly use —and a tankful of New 5-D seems to last forever. That's why so many people who are on their toes are swinging over to New 5-D Premium Gasolene. Cities Service 5-D Premium EXTRA HIGH OCTANE e ANTI-CARBON e ANTI-STAILINO • ANTI-RUST • UPPER-CYUND« iUBRICANT Quick rtarttog ... Smoothest perform•nee .. . Longest gasolene mileage ... New and old cars alike! State and Phillips St. Hutzell's Cities Service Algona, Iowa \

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