The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 28, 1955 · Page 11
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 11

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 28, 1955
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CtttM REEIB A LlilU ol thli, • LI11U oi Th«j Hot Much Have you ever noticed how highway traffic at times holds peculiar situations in -points of traffic numbers? There are times when you drive and meet only perhaps a half dozen cars in a ten mile distance and then at other times the traffic takes on and car meeting and passing really goes places, so to speak. For instance, it was the other day that I drove from Humboldt to Algona, a distance of about 22 miles. And so to do some arith- maticing I counted the cars going south which passed me and there were 90 cars passed me going south between Humboldt and St. Joe a bit over ten' miles. And then as I left St. Joe I counted the southbound cars whioH passed me and there were only 9, yes only 9, cars passed me ' Southward between St. Joe and Algona. Can you figure out the why and wherefore of the heavy traffic south of St. Joe and the light traffic south out of Algona? Can it be that the 90 southbound cars were on their way to Hum- bpldt to do their Saturday shopping? And can it be that^the 9 cars out of Algona had finished their Saturday shopping here? Sure proves peculiar and amazing at times how traffic comes and goes in bunches and in one direction. 1 —°— And I sure love arithmaticing and I took on some figuring on the main square in Algona Friday evening, Dodge and State streets intersection and the time a bit after 8 bells, so to speak. I should have had a numbering or adding machine but I counted the number of folks who crossed the streets, S'tate a)nd Dodge, north and south, east and west, crossings. I' only used five minutes in which to do the counting because on account of the numbers were going too fast, so to speak. In that five minutes I counted 90 people crossing State north and 82 crossing State south intersection and 60 people crossing Dodge north and 85 crossing Dodge south, a total of 317 and if that could be figured continuous that would mean that 3,804 persons crossed the street at this intersection four ways in aii hour. And it might be that so could be because on account of there sure were a lot of folks in town and up and down the length of State street's business section Yep, I get a kick out of arith- maticing and I was asked by dozens could I count far and fast enough to get the total numbers, so to speak. —o— It was one evening last week that I heard two Algona housewives talking about the fruit canning season being about herd and they really got a kick out of the discussion and they both sure knew what they were talking about. Said one: "Yes, I like to can and I can can any of al! sorts of fruits or vegetables and they keep well in the cans in which I can them." And the other lady, stated: "True, I also love to can and the more I can the better I can can as time goes on." And the first lady said "To me to can is a pleasure, and I care not what I -can so long as I can can." And the second lady said "To me to can as I can with what I have to can I sure get a kick out of sealing a can with the futuristic feeling and thought of how good my canning was done." And it so happens that I know both of those fine housewives and I know when they can they can of eats that are 100 percent canned, so to speak. —o— This hot, hot weather and atmosphere and non-humidity and so forth and so on that we have been experiencing the past two Thursday, July 28, 1955 Algona (la.) Upper Des Motne«-3 weeks has just about got my goat, so to speak. Yes, I love hot things, coffee, dinners, etc., but I can't say that I'm in love with this 90 degree stuff we've been sweating under the past week or two. Sure would be nice to experience it along in January, maybe. And a 90 degree day once or twice a week would sure be nice and lovable but when the 90s stick with us day in and day out for weeks the heat rather becomes too sweaty ancll tiresome. I have a son living in Arizona and the other day I got a letter from him and he said that the thermometer was almost busting out its top, the registering being 104. Oh, brother, that would be something and I'm not going to .holler too much about the 90s weather, so long as it doesn't jump to the 100s, so to speak. However, weather is weather an«i we just have to get along with it as best we can. And it won't be too long now until we'll bo getting the opposite, chill and chill, zero and below. So maybe we should just take things as they come, whether in the 90s or in the 30 below, so to speak. At any rate we can be happy that we live in Iowa. Although occasional heat and chill waves may bother us for a time, it is a swell place in which to breathe and sleep and vacation and work, so to speak. SWEA & EAGLE Mr and Mrs Art Kaltved entertained at a dinner Tuesday evening in honor of her niece and husband, Mr and Mrs Jack Jacobson of Estherville, who are leaving for Witchia Falls, Tex., where he will be stationed at an army camp. Mrs Kathryn Lily of Columbus, Ohio is visiting at the home of her parents, Mr and Mrs Bert Jeffries and her sisters, Mrs Gladys Hanson and Mrs Kenneth Emory and family. The Baptist Ladies Guild met Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs Emil Larson. Mrs Marvin Carson had charge ol program. The Art Keltveds, Glen Minos and Francis Torines enjoyed a weiner roast at the Torine home Sunday evening in honor of the birthdays of Jimmie Keltved, Loretta Mino and Larry Torine. Dick Emory has completed his linotype school studies .it Charles City and returned here to the parental Kenneth Emory's. The Elmer Jergensens are building a large slock barn on their Swea township farm. Mr and Mrs Ervin Link spent the weekend at the home of his brother and sister-in-law near Waverly. Mr and Mrs F. M. Koons had as Sunday guests, Mrs Koons' sisters and their families who came for a picnic dinner. Mr and Mrs John Jongberg visited Sunday at the home or her sister, Mrs Frank Kelly, Gerled. Mr Frank Kelly passed away Saturday night. Mr and Mrs Fay Thompson and three children recently returnee! from Hawaii, and his mother, Mrs Sana Thompson of St. Paul visited last week, Tuesday, at the Art Kaltved's and Floyd Brekke's. Mr Thompson is in the navy and the family was enrpute_ to New Jersey where they will live. LAKOTANEWS Mr and Mrs Elmer Paulsen and Mrs' Anna Pauisen attended funeral services for Mrs Marie (Martin) Didricksen in Algona Friday afternoon. Mrs Anna Paulsen and Mrs Didricksen are both natives of the same village in Denmark. Mr and Mrs Ronald Heetland, Gary and Kathy, and O. J. and Joe Rippentrop attended a picnic dinner Sunday at the farm home of Mr and Mrs Raymond Brandt at Titonka. The event was in observance of the first wedding anniversary of the Brandts and also the anniversary of Mrs Brandt's parents, Mr and Mrs George Ennen of Elmore. BEVERAGE HEADQUARTERS - CASH AND CARRY - HOME DELIVERY Down Come Beverage Prices —FOR HOME CONSUMPTION- HOW EVERYDAY LOWER BEVERAGE PRICES AT BARRY'S RECREATION Small Charge for Delivery. As Always, We Are Open From 7:00 A.M. to 12:00 o'clock Midnight Monday through Saturday. Open 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. Sundays. No Delivery on Sunday. No Beer on Sunday. HAMMS 6-Paek Cans 1.15 Full Case, 24 Reg. Btls. (plus dep.) 3.96 Full Case, 24 cans __4.40 MILLERS Special For Friday & Saturday July 29-30, Only STORZ 6-Paek Cans 1.00 Case 24 Reg. Bottles 3.56 Case 24 Throwaways 4.00 FALSTAFF 6-Pack Cans 97c Full Case, 24 Reg. Brls. (plus dep.) 3.19 Full Case, 24 throw-away btls.: 3.65 GLUEKS 6-Pack Cans 1-09 Full Case, 24 Reg. Btls. (plus dep.) 3.82 Full Case, 24 Cans 4.20 Twelve Pack 2.08 BUDWEISER 6-Pack Cans 1-09 Full Case, 24 Reg. Btls. (plus dep.) 3.83 Full Case, 24 cans 4.21 BLATZ 6-Pack Cans *&* 4-Pack Cans, 16 oz 88c Case 24 Reg. Bottles 3-/0 Case 24 Throwaways 4.10 GRAIN BELT 6-Pack Cans 97c Full Case, throw-away btls. 3.76 Full Case, 24 Reg. btls. (plus dep.) 3.59 OLD STYLE 6-Pack Cans 1.09 6-Paek Cans (Export) 1.15 Full Case, 24 bottles (Export) (plus dep.) 3.93 Full Case, 24 btls. (plus dep.) 3.76 Full Case, 24 Cans (Export) 4.43 Full Case, 24 Cans 4.20 SCHLITZ 6-Pack Cans 1.09 4-Pack, 16 oz. Cans 88c Full Case, 24 Reg. BHs. (plus dep.) 3.82 Full Case, 24 Cans 4.16 Full Case, 24 16-oz. cans 5.12 6-Pac4< Cans 86c Full Case, 24 Reg. Btls. (plus dep.) 3.14 Full Case, 24 cans 3.41 7-UP 6 Bottles (plus dep.) 35c Full Case, 24 btls. (plus dep.) 1.37 COKE 6 Bottles (plus dep.) 35c Full Case, 24 6 oz. btls. (plus dep.) 1.37 Full Case, 12 oz. btls. (plus dep.) 1.60 6-Paek 12 oz. (plus dep.) 41c Full Case, 12 26 oz. btls. (plus dep.) 1.89 "76 Full Case, 24 btls. (plus dep.) __. 6-Pack (plus dep.) 30c PHONE 343 BARRY'S RECREATION —~ Headquarters For Beverages — PHONE 343 NEW CAR DAYS KOSSUTH MOTOR NEW 1955 LOW Delivered in Algona • Model 150 Two-Door 1955 Sedanl Wide Variety of 1955 Models Choice of Sixes and Eights Power Glide or Stan. Transmission All Models Brand-New From Detroit TOP T ALLOWAN For Car You Are Now Driving The New Look . . . New Life . . . New Everything can be yours in a new 1955 Chevrolet! And your present car will get you the "Best Deal" in a long time ... on a new 1955 Chevrolet! Our stock of good used cars is sold 'way down ... we need more good ones ... so we are presenting you potential car owners with a chance to make a deal you can't hope to equal later on, no matter what make you choose! Come in and let us show you these varied models in new Chevrolets ... Let us give you the "story" on your present car ... let us show you how you can make a "top deal" for yourself and drive a spic and span new Chevrolet! Drop in this week and talk it over —you'll want to know what we are offering! Kossuth Motor Go. ALGONA SW OF COURTHOUSE SQUARE

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