The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 21, 1955 · Page 24
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 24

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((«.) Uppw 00* Moinw fhiwdoy, July 21, Sexton Getting Its Quota Of Salesman Calls By The Village Go&sip Sexlon—.Algona's efforts to eli* minate the traveling salesman seems to be driving them out to the country. Sexton has been visited.,by everything from pretty girls with magazines to some very talkative roofing salesmen. With the farm weather some people have been holding a few late evening parties on the elevator's sealed -bin grounds. The elevator manager wouldn't mind so much if they would take their empties, with them so he doesn't have to clean up. Bud Elberts had an unusual excuse for making a trip to Spirit Lake recently. Seems two of his nephews visiting from Kansas City were given'the key to the Elbert cottage and after they left it was found they had the wrong key. There were a few law breakers the past week judging from all the noise the illegal fire crackers were making. About the only couple who couldn't be blamec was Mr and Mrs John Jennings Accompanied by : their daughter and'.her husband, Mr and Mrs Leo Sabin, of Algona, they drove to Emery, Wis. over the weekend to visit another daughter, Mr anc Mrs William Norland and family. The moving Parsons have done it again as Mr and Mrs Ralph Parsons and family now live in a different home, two blocks north of the jail in Algona. Mr and Mrs Martin Mimbach are a good team to get a iob done. One- example is the nice work done painting Glenn Gabrielson's garage. Francis McMahon has taken his vacation but didn't know where he-Vwas going. Reports say he was seen heading north with all his' fishing tackle along. Joan Ward is the latest measles victim and they are not just the three day kind. It will be o long summer for Mrs Ward if Melvin catches them too. We're not sure if Bud felt like fishing after he got there but another neighbor had much better Juck closer to home. Roy Hansen was able to j bring home a. 6 Ib catfish from the river and he had Wilford Ward along to back up his claim. Mr and Mrs Bob Kelley and family spent Sunday assisting with the open house of Mrs Kelley's parents. Mr and Mrs Orville Johnson of Jolley celebrated their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. Since. Mrs Fred Jennings can't get out, her brothers and sisters brought the picnic to the Jennings •home 1 for the fourth with twenty-five attending.- Other visitors at the Jennings home during • the week were Mrg W. E. .Patton and Mrs Mary Stainbrbok of Whittemore and Mr and Mrs Robert Ringsdorf of Titonka. The new family around town for the week were Mr and Mrs Harold Taft of Ames visiting here with his mother, Mrs Julia Taft at the Jennings home. Mr and' Mrs Don Prew are keeping up the summer reunions }by going to a picnic dinner at the Call Park given by Mrs Frew's mother's family. There is more than one Copp in railroad work as the "kid brother" of the local depot agent is now visiting here. He has done better than follow an example as V. R. Copp of Springfield, Mo. is consulting engineer with the Frisco line. Also visiting is a sister, Mrs James Grant of Homewood, Illinois. All the salesmen in town aren't strangers as Mrs Max Stratton is selling an assortment of broomt. and napkins for the Doan Church Aid. The loud crash the other even- ing wasn't very serious, just a local riders motorcycle taking off on its qwn. If the Opheim children look a little weary this week it's because they just returned from church camp at Okoboji, Mrs Fred Seefeldt of Wesley deserves a little sympathy. Mr. Seefeldt is a checker enthusiast and also a bee keeper so you can imagine the long wait she has when Mr Seefeldt and L. A. Copp gel-together at the depot. . Cresco Chums Met July 11 The Monthly meeting of Cresco Chums was held July 11 at the Madonna Gisch home, assisted by Dorothy Gade. Roll Call was answered by 22 members. Mrs Robert Munger of Algona gave a demonstration on "Skin care and use of cosmetics." Demonstrations were given by Carole Hum, Lucille, Eunice, and Dorothy Gade, and by Rosemary Kramer and Theresa Thilges; Arlene Kramer and Shirley Sorensen. Joyce Riebhoff and Ann Smith gave their team— demonstration which will be given at the fair. A talk wus given by Rosemary Kramer on the 4-H convention. Guests were Mesdames Robert Munger, Wayne Smith, Jim Besch, Ed Frideres, Ray Kramer and Miss Norma Jean Kramer County 4-H Boys Contest July 26 The boy's 4-H clubs of Kossuth County will hold their annual county demonstration contest at Burt, Tuesday, July 26. The contest starts at 7:00 p.m. at the Legion Hall and parents and friends of 4-H are welcome to attend. Each of the 22 boys clubs of the county is encouraged to enter a team or individual in the contest. Members will demonstrate the latest in new and approved farming practices. Winning teams will represent Kossuth County at the Iowa State Fair, North Iowa Fair and Dairy Cattle Congress, Norbert Dorow, county extension director of Winnebago County, will judge the contest. A lunch will be provided following the contest by the Algona Cooperative Creamery. Ottosen Girl To Wed Titonka Man Sunday, July 24 Tilonka — A miscellaneous shower was held at the Good flope Lutheran church Friday af- lernpon. for lola Jacobson, of Ottosen, wHb will become the bride of Arthur Bartlett, July 24. A nice program was presented, with quartet numbers by Barbara rlingsdorf, Linda Nelson, Orla Jane Anderson and Joy DeGolia. \ redaing was given by Gladys rlarms, a solo by Randy Nelson, reading by Gladys Harms, a solo by Mrs Schwerin, a saxa- phone solo by Corrine Zwefiel and another reading by Sharon -arroll. Mrs Wanda Jacobson of Swea City and Doris Hipp assisted the bride-to-be with the unwrapping of the gifts, and Barba•a Page, Betty Jean Hansen and Dennis Hansen also assisted in carrying the gifts to her. The table was beautifully decorated in pink and white with a bride in the center of the table which was surrounded with nosegays of flowers. After the unwrapping of gifts a delicious unch was served with Mrs Roger Page pouring. Hostesses were Mrs Louis Bartlett, Mrs Lloyd Bartlett, Mrs Raymond Bartlett, Mrs Otto DeWall, VIrs Frank Fisher, Mrs John Jacobson, Mrs Herbert Kla.ssie, Mrs Roger Page, Mrs Win. Ricklefs, Mrs Ed Suthoff, Mrs John Spear :md Verna Doll Willis. UDM Want Ads Pay Dividends Iiobldng for...DKT CLEANING? lAUNDBY ? WASHING MACHINE ? YELLOW We Had a Whale of a Sale! '.••'''•' .•'•,.' * Our Used Car 'Explosion Sale' Held The Past Week Has Been Tremendous! We Are Practically Out of Used Cars at Brandt Buick New Car Buyers, Attention! Brandt Buick now offers a special selection AS LOW AS $2328.88 With a TOP DEAL FOR your present car! 1955 BUICK SPECIALS 1955 BUICK SUPERS (Color and Equipment Optional) 1955 BUICK ROAD/WASTERS 1955 BUICK CENTURYS We are announcing a "New Buick promotion" at Brandt Buick! During the next days to come, your present car will earn you a "top trade-in deal" at Brandt Buick - on the thrilling, beautiful 1955 Buick of your choice! It is a promotion of mutual benefit to you and to us, for YOU get the best deal available for your car, and WE get more good used cars for sale to our used car customers. Why wait? Act now while Brandt Buick is giving these big trade-ins. You'll get more money for your present car than you thought it was worth. And you'll be driving and enjoying one of the most wonderful cars on the road today anywhere - a 1955 BIG, BEAUTIFUL BUICK ! We Are Open by Day and Friday N ights — For Any Other Evening Appointment to See These Cars Phone Us As Below: HAROLD BRANDT Phone 395J JOHN LAVIGNE Phone 96W DICK SORENSEN Phone 876 On Court House Square Algona Iowa .^••il.'H'.ii-i'iLvA-:!... ..•'•''•, , ,Ji 'vi <Ka.A '-£.. •"•.-. • .';'•'!

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