The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 28, 1955 · Page 9
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 28, 1955
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July 28,1955 July 28,1955 St. Benedict By Mrs Philip Arndorfer m 13 Mr and Mrs Lawrence Immer- lal of Avon, Minn.; Mr and Mrs Jul Studer of Corwith; and Mr and Mrs John Tekippe of Fort Atkinson, Iowa Were visitors at the Ben Dorr residence, Tuesday. July 19. Mr and Mrs Stanley Todd and children of- River Grove, 111. visited Monday at the John Preuschl and Ben Dorr homes There were 34 present at the McCarthy family reunion which was held at the Don McCarthy home at St. Benedict. Mr and Mrs Dorf McCarthy and two of their sons, Jerry and David flew to Watertown, S. D, the morning of July 13. They came back the same day. They enjoyed the day in spite of running i'ntc a rain storm. Mrs McCarthy has a sister and two brothers and nieces and nephew in this vicinity. They visited all these during the day. Her father was visited* too. On the evening of July 21, Mrs Nick Arndorfer took Mrs Art Rosenmeyer, Mrs Lawrence Cink and Mrs Philip Arndorfer to St. John's Hall in Bancroft, to the shower of Phyllis Elsbecker. On July 5 there was a picnic suppef at the A. J. Grandgenett home. The Don McCarthy family was there, Mrs John Grandgenett, Sr, and Mr and Mrs Larry Grandgenett and son, Danny Lawrence. The PhUip Arndorfer family drove to Ackley Sunday and visited at the Joe Hanig residence,. Mrs Hanig and Philip are brother and sister. On July 20 guests of the John Kutschara family for the afternoon and for supper were Mr and Mrs John Seaman of Algona, and Mrs Jack Zerbe and son of Winfield, Iowa. Mrs Zerbe is a daughter of the Seaman's. High prize was won by Mrs Al Rosenmeyer at the card party held at the home of Mrs John Preuschl on the afternoon of July 21. LAST TIME Near Britt, the school bell at Erin No. 9 has rung for the last time. Established in 1888, it has now been abandoned. More than 250 persons attended a final reunion on the school grounds recently. John, 'Stu', Lawrence A 20-Year Working Trio Cigarmaking used to be quite a trade in Algona. The site of the most famous factory, the Smoke Shop, is still going strong —although not as a producer of cigars. John Beiser and his crew still sjell lots of them, plus other important items of everyday life, but production costs forced cessation of the manufacture of stogies April 6, 1939. Mr Beiser has the last G & B (Guderian .& Beiser) Special produced by the firm on display, wjrapped up in celephane with the well-known gold band still intact. At the time when items were being collected for lock-up in.' the cornerstone of the new Kossuth County courthouse. John wias approached by Supervisor S. D. McDonald, who suggested it would make a choice item. The keep-sake was retained by Beiser. John became sole proprietor of thje Smoke Shop in 1935, but his connection with the cigar industry began in 1906. That's when he learned the cigarmaker's trade. He and Lou Guderian went into business in 1914, and the partner- ship turned out cigars in quarters over the States Cafe, Following a fire, the company moved to a new location, and again moved before going into the present Smoke Shop site. That. was in 1919 after John returned from 17 month's duty in the army during World War I. From that time on, they turned out the G & B Special, and later the famous Nick-Less brand, which was thought up by Dr. C. M. Cretzmeyer, until 1939. A Wisconsin firm manufactured the Nick-Less cigar for several years following, but finally discontinued When John took over in. 1936, Win Scott, Frank Metzler and E. A. Guderian were employed making cigars, Stew McFadden worked in the front and Lawrence Gillespie managed the magazine stand. John, Stew and Lawrence still hold down the fort, and the fourth man is Al Slobe. " vV Baseball chatter is one ot theft main forte of the entire Smoke' Shop staff. John is a Cardinal man through and through, Lawrence loves the Tigers, and^Stew,, goes for the Cubs. A daily score- Doard of results ot all the major league games is kept up to date, and furnishes plenty of ammunition for lengthy arguments. When John was asked if he was ever going to smoke that last G & B Special, he replied "I don't think I'm strong enough to take it." A 10-year old cigar would be a rugged opponent. City'sWafer Demands Up, But Supply O.K. In many Iowa cities, hot and humid days of summer have caused water consumption to .jump to a point where the city 'supply has become endangered. ; The Upper Des Moines contacted Algona Municipal Supt. Jim Palmer to see if any such situation exists or is in danger of exisiting in Algona. . According to Mr Palmer's records water consumption has .jumped quite a bit over last year. Over 500,000 more gallons of water were used this June than June, 1954. In July, 1954 People used 13,838,400 g'nl of water, and at the present rale of consumption, this July promises to be even larger. According to Mr Palmer, this step-up in consumption is due pniily to the heat and partly to the asphalt plant, as the asphalt mixture used is about 40% water. Palmer stated that the situation is not dangerous and that at the present time there seems no chance of Algonn having to suffer from an insufficient water supply. Many improvements have been underway to help make tlio cities water system even more efficient, according to Palmer. Recently a six inch main was extended over 800 feet connecting Jones and Thorington for the purpose of increasing water pressure and for greater fire protection. At the present a similar plan is going into effect on Overmeyer Drive, connecting the streets of Jones, Harlan, Moore, and Fair. Palmer reports that in June the water tank was drained and thoroughly cleaned out, and more clorine added to serve as greater protection against disease. Wesley, Algona A. F. Men Two Kossuth county young men who recently became members of Uncle Sam's armed forces are pictured above. , At the left is Edward J. Dornbier, son of Mr and Mrs Clarence Dornbier of Wesley. At the right is John C. Elbcrt, son of Mr and Mrs Walter Elbert of Algona. Both young men are serving with the 327th basic military training group at Parks Air Force base, California. Washington has a taxicab fot Dornbier is a graduate of Wesley high, and Elbert graduated svery 84 persons. from St. Cecelia's Academy in Algona. Week-end Shopping Tips From YOUR FRIENDLY STORE COSMETICS .SUNDRIES-NOTIONS Perfumes -Toiletries FOUNTAIN SPECIALS ^ 'S Free Swimming Pool Given Away at Rusk's This Week! Jumbo Size Pool Complete with Pump — Just Register Your Name, No Purchase Necessary - Drawing Held at 5:00 P.M. Saturday -r Anyone Can Be The Winner! Lentheric's "Miracle" DEODORANT SPECIAL 59c A regular $1.09 value combining a bottle of Lentheric deodorant with large jar 5-Day Deodorant Pads — all for only S9c. Wrisley's "Superbe" BATH CRYSTALS WITH SPONGE SI Large self-pouring can Wrisley's bath crystals with the' large bath sponge included at no extra charge. Complete JiirdMing Set Give Professional Hair Cuts Right in Your Home Here's a complete and professional kit that enables you to give hai» cuts right ai home. Star Model 48 set has barber scissors, comb, and electric clipper with two heads — one for coarse clipping, one for fine. Complete with cord, and neatly packed in one kit. Ask io see it at our store this week! Colgate and Dr. West TOOTHPASTE TOOTHBRUSH Both For 79c A large tube Colgate's toothpaste and a Dr. West's toothbrush — both itms packed together and sold for 79c. Our Entire Stock SUMMER JEWELRY Y 2 Price Take your pick of our stock of bright colored and white summer jewelry this week . . . whatever you choose it's at HALF PRICE ! BUY IT AND TRY IT TODAY NEW EXTRA-RICH LIQUID PRELL / T ' S HERE! new EXTRA-RICH LIQUID PRELL The Shampoo for 'Radiantly Alive' Hair * The Shampoo with Extra Rich Goodness in an Excitingly New Formula— > So easy to use—has that just right consistency—it rinses in a flash—never leaves your hair with a dulling film. » Your hair is so easy to manage after shampooing with liquid Prell —Try it—You'll ice the difference. > It's a new Procter & Gamble Shampoo—created for women who want their hair to have that 'Radiantly Alive 1 Look. FOR GIRLS 2-12 LG. $]00 MED. 60< PER. 3t> MAKES YOUR TEETH NATURALLY WHITE-OR ? E ? $ 1?§ III CASH! Safety-tested by Procter & Gamble WE HAVE IT! $150 (plus to USP (Accepted) ASPIRIN WONMKFUL NEW EASY-TO-DO FIN-OWL PfMMNlifr Amazing new cosmetic melts off unwanted hair .. .for long-lasting smoothness New, pink lotion, glv«« qrmj, undtrarmt fetling of ioftneit. Work* d*ep, where razor* can't reach; no itubbl*, no cuts. OdorUii. Easier than wax preparations — smooth it en, rinse it off, hair it gone. NEW LOTION Melts off umvanted hair Double your money back! Prove it yourself. Get two tubes for only 69<t'. Let the first tube show you how Kolynos gets teeth naturally white again... or send the carton and unused tube to: Whitehall Pharmacal Company, 22 East 40th Street, New York 16, New York. Whitehall Pharmacal Com* pany, will promptly send you a check for $1.38. Offer, < expires Dec. 31, 1955. SUPER-WHITE OR CHLOROPHYLL V & WeGiveS&HGREENSTAMPS! Shopping for your needed drug and medicine chest items here means that you can accumulate in a hurry the S & H Green Stamp* that you can exchange for valuable and durable household items. Ther* are over 900 different items for which you can exchange your filled Green Stamp books. Make it a point to get your Green Stamps whon you (hop at Rusk's Drugs and Jewelry. NO MARGIN FOR ERROR ••••••••• Two Pharmacists To Serve You Your doctor's prescription is carefully and accurately compounded at Rusk Pharmacy. Two registered graduate pharmacists are available to serve you. Your prescription can be filled daytimes, evenings or Sundays here.

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