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Tidbits From Evelyn Oh, how I would like to duplicate the vacation Eslher Quinby has just completed. It took her right to the heart of our American history, Washington, D. C Philadelphia, Boston, Concord Jamestown, Williamsburg, Brandywine, and then to. Niagara Falls. .All of these places are rich in American history and the charm of Colonial days has always gripped me. She was in Louisa May Alcott's home, the place I've yearned to see all my life, for her "Little Women" still remains my favorite book * * * A letter from Mrs Gilles says she had a wonderful trip to Augusta, got there four hours sooner than expected, but her meals that day < were sketchy- no chance to grab a lunch, so it was lucky she took a sandwicn with her. This is vacation time, there is no doubt of it she says, for the biises were crowded, so much that she had to stand for a short time. Then a girl gave her her seat and sat on the arm of it till there was a vacant place. Esther and I are glad she is hav-. mg a nice time, but it's a bit lonesome with one of the occupants of the "Hen House" awav. * • • * Things are "just ducky" for Mr and Mrs Ted Vaughn, former Well Drilling and Jeep-Ditching Contact CLETUS F. ELBERT PHONE 1313 1403 E. Lucats St. Algona, la. PUBLIC AUCTION Farm Sale The undersigned will offer for sale al public auction Ihe Following described property on the premises, on Sat, July 30 at 2 p.m. The Southwest Quarter (SW'/i) and the Northwest Quarter (NW/4) of the Southeast Quarter (SE'/i) Section 17, Township (95) North Range 29, Kossuth County, Iowa, Located 4Vi miles southwest of Algona, Iowa, 3 A mile south and Vi mile west Kossuth County Home'. ., ^ cribs 32x20 24x26, hog house 40x24, granary 20x10, chicken house 32x16, pump house 8x10. TERMS: 20% on date of sale, balance Feb. 15, 1956. Purchaser to execute ordinary contract of purchase calling for merchantible title. POSSESSION: March 1, 1956. THIS FARM IS WELL LOCATED AND IN GOOD STATE OF PRODUCTION Mrs. Francis Pfeffer OWNER Colwell Bros., Auctioneers 28-29-30 residents here who will be wel. remembered. Mr Vaughn has been With Swift & Co. a number of years. and has been transferred from tlmq to time as business warranted. They now live at Alma, Mich., and he is in charge of a 40,000 ducks project. I suppose that means from hatching to marketing. Mr and Mrs Vaughn are to be guests ot Mr and Mrs Melvin Olson this Week. * * » Members of the "Heft House have done pretty well on Vacations this year. First Esther Benson spent a few days at her former home in Park Rapids, Minn., then I took off for a couple ol weeks at Houston and Wichita and now Mrs Gilles has 'gone to Augusta, Wis., for a few weeks visit With her sister, Mrs Edith" Miller. It has been a "red letter" year for me. Added to my very nice vacation, I've had a visit from. my. cousin, Melvin Henderson and family and in mid-August my cousin, Edwin Cady and h'is wife are coming from Houston. Melvin said he wished I'd put in a little line to "my public" telling them that he was so sorry to have had to miss seeing many friends. It just wasn't possible to make the rounds. * * « More and more I am amazed ai what science produces. And what a boon it is to those whose needs are met. I saw Mr Mahoney (John) on the street not long ago. At the time I didn't know who he was nor what his trouble was He was using a long tube like arrangement with a small funnel shaped gadget at the end, and was conversing with a friend. II was his wife who explained Mr Mahoney had undergone throat surgery some time ago which loft him with no voice-box. All he does with this talking aid is to form the words—there is absolutely no sound coming from his lips, but this speaking tube picks up the word formation and transmits via batteries so that conversation is carried on in a highly satisfactory manner. Think of what that means to Mr Mahoney. * * * Ed Ostrum visited his parents recently and told them he now plays in the Mankato band. It is an honor, for only really good musicians are accepted. "Like father, like son", for Frank was an accomplished drummer and traps player in his day. * * * The Paul Palmers are delighted to learn that their son Jim, is headed for the States and should be on the west coast in a few weeks. He is on the USS Bryce Canyon which has been in and around Japan the past few months. To change the monotony he asked for shore duty and liked it very much. He and his brother, Bob, had been on the sa.me ship but were separated when Bob was in an autcf-accident and was not able to leave with the ship. He was assigned to the destroyer Gushing but the lads are hoping they can be- reunited ere long. They also hope arrangements can be made to have their leaves at the same time. Bob has a longer time to serve than Jim, but "it won't be long now." * * » The Hargreaves family is haying double trouble. Harry is in the veterans hospital at Des Mo'incs and has been having a series of stomach x-rays. His mother fell and broke her hip a short time ago and is in Park hospital at Mason City. She was getting along just fine, but got out of bed when the nurses were not in the room, fell and hurt her wrist. Members of her family riad been to see her, barely reached home when they were summoned back. Apparently the effects were not too serious and It is hoped this will not retard her recovery. Summertime. .. and the peaches' are creamy! f Another person who has had a disastrous fall in Lois Caldwdl. She is an energetic woman aftd likes to do Quite a little yard work. She pulled too vigorously at a little wire fencing the other day, lost balance when it gave way unexpectedly, and as result, broke her arm a little above the wrist. Of course, it would be the right arm and she is right handed. Another •> provoking thing* she had recently purchased a Hammond organ, was getting intrt striae on it, and now comes this. * * « • •..•. I can sympathise with ftay Ladendorff who is recovering from an attack of acute arthritis. It is a very painful ailment and often it takes a long time to shake it. Ray will be more f6r- tunate I am sure, for his w*aS ^brought on by exposure. He w'Ss out in a chilling rain, and found himself with aching joints arid a bundle of sore joints. In fact), till you have a dose of it you have the usual number of muscles and bones, but WHEN it catcW? up with you, your joints 'are multiplied by ten at least,* arid believe me, you are well awafre"- of every one of them. •" * * * Mrs A. J. Eason has returned from Akron, Ohio, Where grit visited her brother and sister-in-law. We have this interest in common, for it is near Akron that I visited my little town of Peninsula, home of the Cadys before they braved the "wild west" and came to live in it. I had a card from her while she was gone and she had gone for a ride one evening on the outer edges of Akron and then, all at once they were in Peninsula, -which goes to show how close a neighbor it is. II has been four years since I was there. I am always afraid some one will get the idea of making il modern. •! want it kept just as is, .which is almost, without change of any kind since my fa,- ther and his family came here in 1878 or thereabout and Dad was a lad around fourteen. .H> * * You should see the nice fenced in area the Dale Carvers have for their younger son. • It is so large he isn't aware he's fenced in, and what a satisfaction it must be to his parents to know he is safe from cars at a very busy street corner. * * * 1906 Memories Where HAS the time gone- Back in —June, 1906 the paper slated "Mrs F. S. Norton and children are visiting at the homes of her sisters at Galesburg and-New Windsor, 111." (By the Wildes'! stretch of imagination Edna and Eleanor Couldn't have 'dreamed they'd be taking un Alaskan tour 49 years later. But such is the case). (Edna is Mrs Arthur Ferguson of Keokuk. Eleanor 'is Dean of Women at the South Dakota U. at Vermillion)—"Dr. M. J. Kene.fick left for Chioagq lastr< .evening to attend the "Vn- nual commencement of Rusch medical college" (In • 1906 that item wouldn't have impressed mt= at all, but now I read it with interest for I was in Chicago years later al the Presbyterian hospital which was connected with Rusch medical school. They were actually "Joined" by corridors and t was in that buildling I had a tonsillectomy.) "Arthur. Starr has gone to Me Lean county, North Dakota, to work for his brother, Robert, during the vacation." (I remember Arthur best as guard on the basketball team. He did a sort of teetering dance—a style all his own that Zada Brunson and 1 found rather fascinating. The Starr home was the present Clari•.; Kresensky's.) "Supt J. F. Overmyer and wife leave loday for Lindsey and other points in Ohio where they will spend their summer vacation." (Too bad I did not know about his interest in Ohio too. We might have had some interesting conversations., Burt Soldier To Leave Japan Lady Borden Plantation Peach Ice Cream is here I Extra-good because it's inailo wilh extra cream ...aud it has golden peach chunks all through it! Gut aoinu today. Ice Crean sigu 1 '' ^m^^m:^ ':•'•!'• /A s • •"' . ' •'(!•' BEPPU, JAPAN—Sgt. Dnnyle W. Batt, !i9, son of Mr and Mrs William Ball, aurt, i.s scheduled to fly in mid-July from Japan to Fort Bragg, N! C., with the 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team as part of Operation Gyroscope, the Army's new unit rotation .plan. Giant C-124 Globemasters are being used in the 12,000 mile project in which the 187th is being replaced in (lie Far East hy the 508th ARCT. The .operation is the first large scale air transfer of units in the history of th Army. Sergeant Batt, who joined th 187th in October 1953, has bee" in the Army-since 1944. He hoK the Bronze Star Medal. LONE ROCK NEWS Mr and Mrs Walter Dai-ken and family were guests Sunilay afternoon at Robert Cody home in Mason City. Mr and Mrs Allnier Mann, Mr and Mrs Ervin Steindorff, Watei- lown, Wis.; Mrs Bertha Wheeler of Chicago visited from Wednesday till Saturday at Leu Schmidts. Mr and Mrs Holland Baxter and Barber visited Sunday afternoon at the Merle Cuiberbon home in Ringsted. Mr and Mrs Frank Dreyer and family were dinner guests Sunday, July 10, at the Henry Tiemen home in Fenton in honor oi Mr Tieman's birthday. Mary Ann Dittmer and Rachael McArthur are attended Methodist Camp at Spirit Lake lust week. Janice Kay Alke and Pi>g;.'v Lee .Miehae^son of Ti tonka spent last -.'Vysjek .'» visiting ' 'the .Gerald ^- W.-« r...-, . ; «, . /v, O'DopneJl-r 'visited ' last week jn'vludcycndune at thu'lid- mond'.' Walsh "home. ' ' Youth Fun Night Slated July 22 Kossuth County 4-H and RYP members and leaders are in for a night of fun Friday, July 22, starting at 8:00 p.m. at the County Fairgrounds in Algona. John Ramsay, Inlet-national Farm Youth Exchangee from New Zealand, will take you on a lour of his home land with slides and his very interesting picturesque story.. John is living wilh Mrs Marguerite and Curtis Gardner While in Kossuth County. The IFYE program in Iowa is sponsored by the boys and girls' 4-H and the Rural Young People's Clubs. An evening of fine square and folk dancing on the green will follow the program by John Ramsay with Lloyd Frazee of Basselt in charge of Hie square dance calling. Mr Frazee is noted throughout the midwest as one of the finest square dance instructors and-callers. County 4-H and RYP officers planning and assisting with the program for the evening are Norma Jean Reding, Mary Keith, Fred Erickson, John Helleseth, Dick Kuecker, Ron Gerber Deanne Eisenbarth and Beverlv Gerber, Kay Isaacson On National Program Kay Isaacson, Brown's Studio, Algona, will be featured on the program of the 75th Anniversary Convention of the Photographers' Association of America, being held at the Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Aug. 15-19. The convention will consist of four technical programs for each of the general classifications of professional photography - press, commercial - illustrative, indus? rial and portrait. In addition there will be panel discussions, round tables, clinics and print exhibits. A Diamond Jubilee birthday celebration will be held Monday, evening, Aug. 15th. It will include a historical pageant tracing the history of photography. An honored guest of the convention will be Ihe winner of the "Sweet 75" Contest, America's most photogenic and charming woman born in 1880, the same year the Association was formed. Morvln Hsntges, labor 97.00 Eldoil Moore, labor 88.95 Richard J. Sloan, labor .. 56.fl5 Ernst Thlel. labor 47.74 town Stats Bank, withholding tax _.. ,265.00 Soc. Sec. Fund, soc. sec. tnx ...15B.53 Diesel Service Co., mdse 2.009.11 North Central Public Service Co. E<is bill 2.GOG.22 Fulton Iron Works, mdse. 1,971.23 Socony-Vacmmi Oil Co., mdse.. B7G.54 E. A. Pctlcrscn Co.. Inc., services 94.10 Schneider Elec, & Eqpt. Co.. mdse. _. 684.79 town Elcc. Supp. Co.. mdse. ... 492.60 Westlnghouse Elec. Corp.. supp. 114.71 Elcc. Eng. & Equip. Co., mdse. HI.01 W. D. Allen Mfg. Co.. supp. 77.98 Water Department, service 187.89 AlRonn Machine Shop, service .__ 13.50 Norton Machine Works, supp. _. 51.80 Algona Laundry, supp. 72.96 Funk & Delm. supp. 15.58 Deal Brothers Tree Service, ser. 375.37 Russ & Ky's SupcY Ser.. gas 1.75 Greenbprg Auto Supp. supp. 1.54 Hopkins Sup. Ser.. gas 55.51 Kent Motor Co.. supp. .. ._ 2.30 Wagner's D-X Ser.. gas 48.05 Advance Publ. Co., legals and supplies :.. 48.00 Kohlhans Hnrdwnre, supp 10.46 N. W. Bell Telephone Co.. ser. _. 65.68 C. U. McQuiston, salary 25.00 M. Joseph Bradley, salary 25.00 Allen Buchanan, salary 25.00 Petty Cash. misc. cash 34.11 Water Fund Stomac Motor Express, frgl __ n 13 C. & NW R.R., frgt. 55UM Payroll, payroll ,...292.31 Frank Ostrum. labor , 135.91 Walter Peterson, labor 124 93 Ernst Thlel. Inbor _ 51.35 Richard Sloan, labor 40'.fi3 Rcakus Helmers, labor 59.78 Reiner Helmers. labor 4.90 George Wfig, labor __ 02.60 Clarence Helgeson. labor _..„___ 72.03 Fred Pergnnde. labor 6.12 Eugene Helmers. labor 2.45 Iowa State Bank, withholding tax 37.20 Soc. Sec. Fund. soc. sec. tax . 31.05 Thompson-Haywarcl Chem. Co., mdse. 36.00 Neptune Meter Co., mdse. 829.23 James B. Clow & Son. supp. _141 40 Plumb Supp. Co.. supp 397.39 Sebastian Diesel Eqpt. Co.. mdse. 462.00 Iowa Valve Co., mdse. 1,183.65 ticlglitpn Supp. Co.. supp. 28.35 Diesel Ser. Co.. supp. 16,33 Lee M. H.itcher, ser. _ 248.00' Utility Proceedings Minutes of Proceedings of the Board of Trustees of the Algona Municipal Utilities. . A meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Algona Municipal Utilities was held in the City Hull. City of Algona, ;JO\VB; July 1. 1955, nt"T!30 o'clock p.m. ' Present were: Allen Buchanan, 'C. R. 'McQuiston, M. J. Bradley. T. James Palmer, Supt.. and Ira Kohl, Secretary. The minutes of the meetings of June 18. 1855 and June 20. 1955 were read and approved. Motion bv McQuiston and seconded by Bradley that the vouchers payable be approved and authori/.ed paid as audited. Motion carried. All voting "Aye". Light Fund Railway Express Agency, figl.- $ 1311 C. M. St. P.-& P. RR. Co..'irgt. 870.52 Payroll, payroll 1.677.81 Milton Bilyeu. labor 1-H.35 llfl S. Dodqe Edwin Weishaav, labor 137.36 Loans NEVER OVER and Dividends will Reduce the 4% Rate FEDERAL LAND BANK LOANS sa^a^^fcSm-ssssRS 8 * Eugene H. Hutchins Sec.-Treas. Algona National Farm Loan Ass'n Algona, la. Thursday, July 21, 19S5 Alflona (la.) Upper Dei M6lrtM-5 Hopkins Sup. Ser., £as 13,97 Wagner's D-X Ser., gas _ __ lfl.94 Norton Machine Works, supp.,- 3.50 Western Auto Store, supp. . K39 Electric Department, ser. . 1,10220 Petty Cash. misc. cash „ 1548 Deposit fund Tom Dnlley. deposit refund 500 Then there was discussion nn Ihe proposed new subdivision of the City or Algonn. lovvn, with respect to electric lines ,ind extension of water mains. Tlic salary of Jo Anne Doncy. Chief Clerk, was fixed at $IB5.00 pel-' month Milton nilyeu, l.lnc Foreman. $180 per hour, and Edwin WclstJaar, Ass't Foreman, $1.52 per hour. / Then there was discussion of budget requirements for the crlsuing year for (lie Utilities. A proposed budget was submitted and discussed. Motion by Bradley and seconded bv Mc- QuIston (hat the budget be adopted and certified to the City Council Motion carried. Alt voting "Aye" Next meeting date was set for July Ifi, 1055 at 5:00 o'clock p.m. Meeting adjourned. /S/ Ira Kohl /S/ Allen K. Buchanan Secrot * ry President of the Board RUSCO WINDOWS GALVANIZED STEEL SELF- SCORING COMBINATION gives you more convenience and comfort than any other combination window 1 RtiSCO DOOR HOODS AND WINDOW CANOPIES add greatly t'o the beauty oi your home I Charles Miller RUSCO SALES Phone 741-W after 6 p.m. Display at 116 So. Dodge, Algona CONVERT YOUR GRAINS TO SOLID MEATY GAINS "As Much As $9.00 Savings Per 100 Lbs. Gain" MINERAL MEAL Corn savings now pay off more than ever! And you can get first class RESULTS with your hogs on Sargent Min- ral Meal. Results on corn savings are greatest with proper supplementing. Tests prove that you can save up to 6 bushels of corn per 100 pounds gain, compared to ordinary corn feeding. That cuts normal corn costs in half. If corn is $1.50, you can save up to $9 cash per 100 pounds of gains. On a 200 pound hog, that adds up to $18. Sargent Minral Meal gets such big corn savings RESULTS, because it has the genuine pork building ingredients. Blends these into a great money-saving hog supplement. Sargent Minral Meal has vitamins, proteins and minrals plus extra factors. On Minral Meal, hogs just naturally make a healthy, profitable finish. eat-6ui'la1hg' Supplements All In One Bag — All At One Low Price On Sale Also At Algona Flour & Feed Co. Sargent & Co "Makers of Famous Sargent Feeds" Most Modern, Shortest Stroke V8's in any leading truck! Sort 3./5 O/ersquaro dcsign-slroke is smaller than borel Here's the measure of a truly modern V8 engine—Chevrolet's advanced oversquare design. It means less friction . . . longer engine lifel Here are more dollar-saving reasons why Chevrolet trucks offer the most modern VB's* for your money! MODERN 12-VOLT ELECTRICAL SYSTEM Double the punch for quicker starting and more efficient ignition for finer performance. GAS-SAVING HIGH-COMPRESSION RATIO Wilh a high 7.5 to 1 compression ratio, Chevrolet's new VS truck engines squeexc extra power—and \\-urk— out of gas. EXTRA-HIGH POWER PER POUND Since these V'8's deliver high power per pound of engine weight, more of the power is actually available for hauling. ADVANCED AIRCRAFT-TYPE VALVES Valve action is more positive at all speeds for liner, smoother performance. FLOATING OIL INTAKE . . . FULL. PRESSURE LUBRICATION Oil intake selects the cleanest oil for positive, full-pressure engine lubrication. TV \kiitJard in ilir new I..C.I'. mad' i-/i, an exira-i-oM ni'iiun in all oihert I'Aiv/jf I'viwurd-Cuiiuul inudeli. Year after year ... America's best selling trucks KOSSUTH MOTOR CO. SOUTHWEST OF COURTHOUSE SQUARE PHONE 200

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