The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 4, 1955 · Page 2
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, i 3,k aiMl" 1 ;!! can! (Iti.) Uppfec Des Molna* Thursday, August 4, 1955 City Election For Algona Set ForNpvl Special Vote "On . Construction Of - Equipment Bldg. Algona voters will do more than elect a mayor and city officials at the polls when the general election rolls around 1 Nov. 8 — they'll also get to decide whether the city should build a new street maintenance 'building or not.. That decision was reached during the council meeting Thursday night, July, 7 after preliminary plans and a petition, bearing signatures of 256 voters, were presented by Street Commissioner Jess Lashbrook. , ; and a petition, bearing signatures of 256 voters, were presented by Street Commissioner Jess brook. If You're Looking Fpr a Top-Flight "Buy" See/Em Below \ 1953 CHEVROLET 2-DooV, motor completely overhauled, new tires, a beaut \ III 1951 PLYMOUTH 4-Door, this car has new paint \ $675 1951 NASH 4-Door, a car with lots of extras $425 1950 CHEVROLET 2-Door, with radio, heater, sun visor, other x-tras. $525 1950 FORD V-' 2-Door equipped with radio, and exceptional good rubber. $550 1949 FORD V-8 Sport Coupe ci very clean, clean car. $450 1949 FORD V,8 2-Door with new paint in red and black tutone. The project has been discussed several {(nies* during the past several , months, arid an area just ndrth of the present old building has already been leveled and bladed for future use. As presented, the plans call for a concrete and brick building, 150 x 60 feet in size, with a round roof, an office area, and a pair of giant size doors on the front side.j Included would be a shop area for servicing city equipment, plus ample parking space for ali vehicles. Price of the new structure would be from $35,000 to $45,000, which is not considered high when the value of equip-; ment to be housed is ; figured. $100,000 Equipment Lashbrook estimates present city street department machinery is worth $65,000, with a replacement value of approximately $100,000. It is the contention of those interested, that a fire in the present flimsy structure could practically put the department out of business, regardless of present insurance coverage, City Attorney John Carroll and City Clerk Ivy Scuffham were instructed by the council to cause proper notices to be pub- liished. so the question could be submitted to the voters. All four coiincilitien present were in favor of the action.. ,'.•;','' Changes in the blacktppping specifications were okayed ; by. the • council. It is hoped work, : on the blacktop can begin by'Alig. 15. Specifications and necessary papers are on file in the city clerk's office. Want Trees Saved Another contingent of property owners from Church Street were present at the .meeting, to deliver a petition dealing With the' preservation of ash and maple trees while) curb and gutter and,blacktopping are installed. A total of 23 persons in a three block area bordering the street have now made the request on two different petitibns to the city/ The petition .wa^ filed-and no action'taken on it. ' , It has been considered in some cases, that curb;and gutter could be run between the trees where they sit right on the line of the street, but it isn't certain this will be done. Building permits for M. W. Bit- linger, Ray Johnson, R. H. and Florence Valentine and E. S. Kinsey were approved; the insurance premium on the city engineer's instruments paid; salary of $215 per month set for William G. Woodcock of the street department and an increase in wages to ?280 per month for Policeman Ernest Hutchison in other action during the night. State Glad Show Here This Week Preparations and clean-up work nave, been,*completed in the Algona high school gym for tlf Iowa State Gladioli Show, which will be held here Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6 and 7. All persons interested are welcome to attend, and several persons from this vicinity will have m tr ^V n the > >ear 'y sh °w. w. W. Glllespie is president ot the Algona group, Russ Guster. is show superintendent; Mrs Eva Willie, secretary; and L. Proeger of Belmond, supervisor of judges. Flowers will be offered for sais at 5 p.m. Sunday, following the show. LONE ROCK NEWS By Mrs Clarence Kraft Mr and Mrs Peter Helmers of Waterloo, accompanied by Miss Ellen Witham of Seneca who had b.-.'en visiting at the HeJmtrs home, visited the ladies' father, Everett Witham when he was a patient at Die Holy Family hospital at Estherville, following the accident in which Mr Witham was struck by a falling elevator. Mrs He-liners i.; the former Delia Witham. Carnival, derived from the Latin "(.• irn-j vale," means "farewell meat". Midshipmen are so called b"- cause originally they hud quarters amidships. $450 1948 PLYMOUTH 4-Door nice car. $215 (2) 1942 CHEVROLET* your choice $50 1948 2-TON LWB Truck with new engine and good tires. 1952 CHEVROLET H Ton truck with new rubber. KOSSUTH MOTOR CO. SW of Courthouse Squpre DIAMOND'S PAINT 100,000 Gallons Sold SAVi, BUY NOW! DIAMOND'S SURPLUS STOBE-AIGONA Mrs Frank Rotterman <Sf Elmore, Mrs Edwin DaVis, Miami. Fla. were callers Monday afternoon at the Owen Berhow's.- Sunday, Mr and Mrs Berhow were picnic dinner guests at the Rotterman home in honor of Mrs Davis who left for her home in Miami Monday. Connie Hughs, daughter of Mr and Mrs .Glen Hughs,'of Sac City, returned home Sunday after spending three weeks with her grandparents, the Andrew Thorn- sens. ' Cheryl Weisbrod spent from Monday till Friday with her grandparents, Mr and Mrs Harvey Rath of Algona. Friday evening guests at the Weisbrod home in honor of -Cheryl's 6th birthdav were Mr and Mrs .Harvey Rath and Doris of Algona, Mr and Mrs Dale Wegener and Connie, Mrs Freelove Weisbrod ah\l Mr and Mrs Clinton Rath and'family. , Mr'and Mrs Larry Alt and family, Mr .and : Mrs Everett Dreyer aftd Roger of Fenton. 'Mrs Margaret Rusch of Whittemore; Mr and Mrs Dwane Creyer pi! .Algona enjoyed a pot ludk (3iftft?f unday at the .Frank Drlyef ' ' " ''* , , Wednesday dinner gudits it; the Rollarid Basttfer Ko flte were .Mr' and MrS LeWy (JuH^ arid famfly of Monta Bell, Calif.;' Mrs 'Dale Baxter of Graeufhger; Mr and Mrs Robert Baxter of Rutland. Mrs Wm. Baid, Elcojon, Calif., Mrs Wm. Masdhmahn, artd daughter Amanda, of Columbus, Ga. were guests Sunday evening at the Delmar Fischer home. They are sister's of Mrs Fischer. Mrs Bernard O'Dorinell attended the American Legion Auklli- ary convention in Des Moines from Wednesday till Friday. 'Mrs R. J. Edwards, Sandstone, Minn, arrived Friday for a visit at the Roy Jensen home. Mrs Orville Deardorff, Richard ana David of Yale, la. spent Friday and Saturday at the parental Roy Jensen home. Mr and Mrs Sieb Behrends and Ilia Mae of Lone Rock, Mr and Mrs Donald Bierstedt and family, Mr and Mrs Gordon Sigsbee and family of Algona were dinner guests Sunday at the Ella Sigsbee home in Burt in honor of Gordon's birthday. Mrs Rodney Brandt and son Jimmie, Sharon Schultz, all ot De Smet, S. D. and Mrs Hulda Schultz were dinner guests Saturday at the. A. A. Krueger home- Mr and Mrs Bernard Miller .and family spent Thursday evening at the Wiiyne Miller home in West Bend.v , • ' .... ;> Ru&ell .Chfisterisoh of . Called; Thursday rinbrning j 1 41,- the '' *• a Mf ; and Mrs**' Malpfi strbm and family, ; Mrs Ijarhmerstrom ^pe'fit Sufldsy ,at Cavern , Hammerslrofh home 'in Ware. :,. Mr ahd.Mrs Gerald Radig .wore Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mrs Anna Alke at titorika. Kariri Ann Seegebarth is' spending this week with Janice "\A).ke Her cotisin at Titonka. • M'r and Mrs LeRby Klepper and son's attended a family dinr tier Sunday at Emmetsb'urg in honor of an aunt, Sister Marie gdwardette, who is visiting here. She is a teacher at Milwaukee. i Mr and ' Mrs Charles Morris v^rere guests Sunday in Emmetsburg at the Tom Mullery home. Mr and Mrs Donald Blanchard and family,, Mr arid Mrs Clarence Martin and family returned Sunday after spending a week at Okoboji. Tuesday evening Mr and Mrs Wayne Richmond of Armstrong called at the Harlan Blanchard home. Friday evening, Mr ;md Mrs Marc Moore of Algona called there. Mr and Mrs Alfred Schultz, Tim, Debra, and Garry of Ottosen spent the weekend at the Maude Blanchard home. Kathy Blanchard of Mason City is visiting this week with her grandmo' ther, Maude Blanchard. Mr and Mrs Leo Rarnus and , family spent Sunday evening at the. Grace Rartlfs-fidme* in Algona Helping her celebrate h&rbirtlv ,1 Mr and M^,Belb,ert Banchard an'd sdii moVgd M6ftday td Char" Ife City; ,wH*re ; ijelbert is.vat tending school. : : '< MrS' Mary Bates, Mrs Wm. Marlow, . Kenneth Richards and Don Marlow were callers Sunday at the C. E. Householder home. Mr and Mrs Marlin Bausnian Were callers Saturday "evening"in Algona at /the? Ridhard fi;ailm4n home, pixie returned home 'iftef d -visit 'with the Bausmart's. v Mr and Mi-s Lyle S.eward, Karin, Dwane and Connie Rae of Bradgate visited Friday evening at the Merton Larson home. Sunday the Larson family and Mrs Idella Hallman Were dinner guests at the Seward hdrne. Sunday evening guests at.lhe Jess Bianchard Jr. home in honor of the birthday of,Mrs Maude Blarichard were Mr and Mrs Gordon Blahchard 1 and family of Mason City; Mr and Mrs Alfred Schultz and family of Ottosen, Mr and Mrs Chet Alme and family and Roger Madison also of Ottosen; Mr and Mrs Harlan Blanchard and family and Mr and Mrs Donald Blanchard and family. The Lone Rock Junior Legion team lost two games Sunday, first game with Woden 2-0 second game with Garner • 3-0. Mrs Rose Kraft, Mr and Mrs James Walker and Judy Kraft attended the wedding Sunday of Mrs Kraft's nefihew, ElWirt Bor- chafd-t td jCafoT Burgees ai^the afftca Luthetari chutciv in Fair- rrionf, Minn. .-.>-.• AfApfi ; Services for Mrs Vallie M, Tribon, 80, well-known long-tirrie resident of Algona, were held at the Methodist: Church Monday at 10 a.m. Rev. Harry Whyte and Rev. Burgess officiated and burial Was in Riverview cemetery. McCullough's Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Mrs Tribon died at her home On North Thorington street Friday at 10 p.m. following a serious illness after a stroke a month ago. Vallie M., daughter of Mr and Mrs F. A. M. Frost, was born July 21, 1875 at Anamosa, but came to Kossuth County when a young girl. She was married to Dr. F. L. Tribon at West Bend, May 26, 1898. Dr. Tribon died in 1D48. Mrs Tribon was very active in church work and was known by many persons in this area. She : ...... injured about fout : years ago ih an auto accident, but had been ih pretty gofid health until the skoke that eatised her hospital- ifcatioft at Sf. Anti Hospital a rponth ago. Survivors include (two daughters, Gladys (Mrs Otis Paddock), Phoenix, Ariz,:.and Dorothy (Mrs Merman L e e f t i n k), Mountain,; Wis. and a son, Donald. Two sisters, Mabel (Mrs Clarence Maxwell), Eagle Grove; and Winnie (Mrs Harry Durea), Melntyre, la.; a brother, Glenn F. Frost, Lemon drove, Cal., eight grandchildren ap.d three great-grandchildren also survive. Her husband, two daughters, three brothers, and.a sister preceded her in death. i Pallbearers were Theo Chris- Ghilles, W. A. Foster, Wes Bartlett, Albin Spongberg, Homer Tuttle and Alvin Weber. The Hillcrest Trailer Camp on highway 18 northeast of Algona Was inspected recently by a representative of the Woodall Mobile Home Park Directory, and came through with flying colors, dmly two parks in the state are ratdd ahead of the local camp, according to the announcement that followed the inspection. LEDGERS, LEDGER SHEETS, cplumnnr books nnd pads, general bookkeeping supplies. Many forms carried In stock, and quick service on those w«i may not have. Upper Des Moines, In the NEW newspaper building, Algona, la. fon AUGUST 5% & 6t/i QUANTITY RIGHTS RESERVED ! ram^ SWIFT'S ORIOLE ^^ SLICED BACONu ^ 39* ESSEX SUMMER ,^ SAUSAGE^, 49 e V. S. GOOD Rib-Steaks Ib. 49c u. s. GRADED'."GOOD" BEEF ROASTS WESTERN .WONDER FRESH FROZEN SLICED STRAWBERRIES 10-OZ. PKG. EXTRJUIUIC Y SUNKIST LEMONS 39c PEESH GROUlTO'iOC^ PURE u GROUND BEEF {., CHEX BLACK DIAMOND WATERMELON POUND CRISP, FRESH, HEAD rtf^A WHITE S »AFTER ^^ mm LETTUCE; If Potatoes 10-25° FQQ COOLING SUMMER RED PITTED CHERRIES •#SUPERB ALASKA CHUM SALMON WILSON'S Wttwrnmn 3 & -W faDNEyfc SWEET PICKLES,,^* .JJ* Van Camp's PORK &BEANS .....1^ HEP FLY BOMB,^«^ ^. mau/ . j ,ww' : SANDWICH 4J* C

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