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

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 11, 1955
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4-Algona (la.) Upper D&s Molne* Thursday, August 11, 1955 Farm Bureau Policy Plans Are Announced Kossuth County resolutions committee met Wednesday, Aug. 3, to make plans to give every Farm Bureau member in Kossuth County an opportunity to voice their opinion on policy of Farm Bureau for 1956. The Committee is composed of Chairman Carl Callies, Titonkn; Wm. McKim, Algona; Lloyd Sch- cnck, Burt; John Simon, Algona; Richard O'Grecn, Armstrong; Hugh Black, Alfiona; Mrs O. T. Cherland, Lone Rock; John Voss Jr., LuVerne; Ronald Gardner, Algona; Ronnie Gerber, Whittemore and Mrs Randall Clark. This group is presenting an op- inionnaire for consideration and it may be changed in any way, added to or deleted on any subject. • The plans call for at least four neighborhood meetings to be held in each township prior to the township annual meeting. Also at the township annual meeting another opportunity will be given for people to give opinions. When all these meetings have been held, 'the opinionnaires will be picked up and the county committee will tally the results and write Kossuth county resolutions for 1 1956. These resolutions will then be submitted at the county annual meeting where members have an opportunity of approving or rejecting or adding to. After they have been approved at the county annual meeting our voting delegate, Hugh Black, will take them to Des Moines and vote the way Kossuth County Farm Bureau members have instructed him. Ring Tests Show 150 Herds Are Suspicious Of , 1202 herds -tested, 150 proved suspicious in the Brucel- losis ring test conducted the last week in July in Kossuth County, according to Dean Barnes, county extension director. The ring test is made on a small sample of milk or cream gathered from all the creameries or produce stations throughout the county. Technicians from the State Department of Agriculture did the testing. The dairyman whose herd has a suspicious test will receive notification. Those dairymen whose herds test negative will receive no notice according to Barnes. Any dairyman who has had three consecutive ring tests may apply for a Brucellosis accreditation foi their herd. There are approximately 750 herds eligible for this accreditation in Kossuth County. Application is made through th« extension director's office. Algona Man Found Guilty Of Larceny An Algona man, James D. Adams, pleaded guilty to larceny, and was sentenced to 30 days in Humboldt County Jail, during action in district court at Humboldt last week. He was sentenced by Judge Fred M. Hudson of Pocahontas, and appeal bond was set at $1,000. He was accused of stealing 040 pounds of lead at the American Agricultural Chemical Co. plant, now under construction north or Humholdt, June Hi. He was arrested by Sheriff K. II. Bradley of Humboldt County. The lead taken by Adams, who was on thu construction crew at the plant, was valued at $64. Mrs Stockwell Rites Held At Corwith, Aug. 6 Funeral services for Mrs Dai- roll D. Stockwell, 31, young Corwith mother, were held Saturday in St. John's Lutheran Church at Corwith at 2 p.m. Rev. Clarence Brower officiated and burial was in the Kanaw'ha Cemetery. Mrs Stockwell died following the birth of a stillborn son at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Dodge, Aug. 2. Ehna, daughter, of Mr and Mi^ Albert Jackson, Kanawha, was born November 8, 1923. She was raised and attended public school there and August 22, 1939, married Darrell D. Stockwell at Emmetsburg. The Stockwells lived for a while at Meservey, latev moving to a farm near Corwith where they have since farmed. Mrs Stockwell was a member of the Corwith Lutheran Church. Mission Circle and Royal Neighbors. Surviving, besides her husband, are four children, Karen, 15, Kenneth, 7, and twins, Ronnie and Connie, 5; her mother, Mrs Minnie Jackson, Kanawha; a brother, James, Yakima, Wash.; and five sisters. They are Caroline (Mrs Joe Meyer), Kanawha; Mary (Mrs William Meyer), Percy, 111.; Lela (Mrs William Sloter), Corwith; Lula (Mrs Herman Leerar), Britt; and Mrs Alvin Bachman. Garner. Her father, a brother ana a' sister preceded her in death. Britt Hobo Day Has Wrestling Carded Aug. 22 Plans for the annual Hobo Day celebration at Britt were expanded this week when announcement was made ,of an outstanding professional wrestling show for the evening of August 22, the night before Hobo Day. General Chairman Kenneth Boughton was notified by sports promoter Pinkie George, Des Moines, that the world champion tag team of Art Nielsen and Reggie Lisowski will tangle with Roy McClarity and Joe Dusek. They are all nationally known wrestlers. The show will get underway at 8:30 p.m. in the show ring at the Hancock County fairgrounds, southeast of Britt. Plans for the biggest Hobo Day of them all are being made, and it looks like the usual crowd of 20,000 persons will be surpassed the night of August 22 and all day August 23. Vacation Guests, LuVerne Home LuVerno -^— Miss Florence Godfrey of Lincoln and sister Mrs C. C. Anderson of Red Cloud, Neb., are spending a three weeks Vacation with their mother and sister, Mrs Olla Godfrey and Miss Rubye Godfrey. Weekend guests In the home of Mr and Mrs Wilson Legler were her sister, Mrs Lloyd King, Lexington, Neb., their brother, Mr and Mrs Charles Konarska of Guthrie Center; Mrs Konarska, superintendent of Guthrie County schools the past flvs years', flies to Europe Saturday to serve in an Educational Administration there. His wife and daughter Christine, will follow later when he is located in Germany. 100TH Wright township, in Wayne county, observed its 100th anniversary recently with a centennial celebration. Congratulations To The Burt Co-Operative Elevator, Us officers and patrons, on the completion of this tremendous project. HOLDING'S Garage & Trucking Congratulations On This Great Addition For The Farmers of Our Area PETERSON'S CAFE CONGRATULATIONS . From Us To The Burt Elevator Willie's Billarris BURT Leave Your Watch Day or Evening FOR EXPERT WATCH REPAIR Record Number 4-H Exhibits Kossuth County 4-11 club members have entered a record number ul project* to be shim-n at the County Fair, Aug. 17-20. The boy's 4-H clubs have entered 315 baby beef projects. Of this number 10H tire Angus, 171 are Hereford and ,'i(i are Shorthorn. This is an increase, uf 30 liL-ud over 1954. Other livestock entries ;ilst. show an increase* and they are as follows—f> purebred beef heifers; (J3 dairy project.-; .'i. : i purebred swine litters; 4!) market litters; 38 head of sheep; 15 poultry projects, 13 colts and li.tjhl horses: two rabbit entries; 4 garden projects and three special activity booths. VACATION WITH US ? We inviie you—and the odds are 70 to 30 you'll be back year after year. Ours is the perfect location to enjoy complete relaxation in our modern housekeeping cottages among huge pines away from all traffic and hustle. World's greatest variety fishing in 6 beautiful lakes. May we send you our complete siory? SUMMERS' PINE POINT Park Rapids, Minn. (21 tf) Well Drilling and Jeep-Ditching Contact CLETUS F. ELBERT PHONE 1313 1403 E. Lucats St. Algona, la. • Mar- proof • Sain • Ouit- prool • Weaiheo proof Watch for THE GREEN-AND-GOLD BJUSTROM FURNITURE VANI n * * « * * * Huge Orain lanks Have Mew ClearNHit Method In the phplo above, taken inside the main truck entrance to the Burt etevator, J. E. Woolston, Younglove construction superintendent of the job, is pointing out to J. L. Miller, elevator manager, a portion of the convenient clean-out facilities in the new plant. This aperture leads into one of the massive tanks. A man can enter the near-empty grain lank, and speedily sweep remnants of grain in the lank to a well-placed, outlet, leaving Ihe lank bare and clean. Many such features, will be shown and explained to those who attend the open house Friday. BURT GRAIN-DRYING INSTALLATION Burl Elevator Now Has All Facilities Special aeration equipment, which makes easier and safer the earlier harvest where, it can be achieved, is built into the new plant of the fcurt Co-operative Elevator Co. This equipment drops the temperature standing of new. grain, or any grain f brought in. ' In addition, the Hurt firm has perfected installation of drying and processing machinery at its northern-most building* pictured here at left. Grain, can be brought in in almost any condition — even inier-mixed with ice and snow _ and can be brought to proper moisture content in this plant. This process conditions the grain for storage, or for sale and rr Thing To See At Opening To one who has never before seen the inferior of a giant grain elevator, such as the one at Buri, and especially to those who never have occasion to see the inside of such a plant, the' explanation of various methods by which ' the grain is handled is quite a story. The* Buri elevator is completely equipped with all latest grain handling equipment, which means that "grain service" can be rendered, as well as plain storage. A unique feature at the very lop of the head house — at least to one who has never been that high before in a grain elevator,— is the Roto Flow distributor, commonly called the "Octopus" 'because of its similarity in appearance to an octopus of deep sea waters. 26 spouts radiate from the center of the "Octopus", and these spouts divert grain that is elevated from the ground to any part or bin of the plant. From here, also, grain, can be taken from any part of the elevator and loaded into trucks or railroad box-cars. And through the "Octopus" of 26 radiating pipes is an eye-catcher, there is a lot of other interesting machinery and gadgets up there at the same 12-story height. Any Size Truck Quickly Unloaded In the main entrance way of the new Burt elevator is a traveling horizontal truck lift which unloads trucks or trailers of any capacity. It is electrically operated. Our Hats Are Off to You! We Congratulate the Burt Cooperative Elevator Co. on This Splendid Structure to Serve The Farmers of Our Area. Don Mitchell Electric Shop The farmers of the Burt area in Iowa can well be proud to be served by syeh a grain plant. We are pleased that our firm was chosen to provide. hQift equipment and q special electrif mptpr for the installation. Ross Manufacturing & Equipment Co, Omaha 4, Nebraska A Salute To One Of The Finest Elevators -to The State Of Iowa The massive structure pictured above, and now a reality in Burt, Iowa, is a splendid example of monolithic concrete construc- tion — in short, one solid mass of concrete, all bound together without seams or joints. It was our privilege to handle the concrete preparation and batching for the building, from a special ready- mix plant which was set up at the job site. It was a pleasure to work with the management of the Burt Co-Operative Elevator Co. on this project — all of whose officers +rtr tr "**•• i»»*Hjr *'f """ and directors we found deeply interested in completing a fine plant. It was also a pleasure to work with the contractor's representatives, all of whom were exceptionally skilled in an erection of this kind. .*' < 1 lit; Finally, we commend the farmers of the Burt area in supporting such an endeavor, one we feel sure will be of great benefit to Kossuth County agriculture, in the years to come. POCAHONTAS READY-MIX Pocahqntps, |QW«.

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