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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, September 8, 1955
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(la.) Upper Des Moinw Thursday, Sept. 8, 1955 By Russ Waller » • « When we ran that piciure oi Ray Alderson and George Powers and that big catfish caught recently, we knew something would come of it, and it did. Now Ray is to receive $50 in cash aj a prize in a fishing contest conducted by the Sloiv. Brewing O Carl \V. Morck Jr. will make the presentation. » • « r We are in receipl of a "Thank You" note from Mrs Henry Gud- r/rian. who won So in the Recipe Contest with her n<-ipe for Dessert as published in the LTjM last week. Mrs Guderiun says it was a pleasure to send in the recipe, and honestly adds it was more pleasure to "know she had won. We appreciate the note. Mrs Guderian. * * » Our scouts tell us that the new 19f>6 automobiles will all have high, fin-like rear fenders, sloping hood, slightly lower silhouette, deeper rear and front bumpers and shallow, oval-shaped grilles, with a further refinement of inteiior finishes. Also, most ot them will have the new upswept price tags. * * » Jeff Cravafh, former Southern California football coach, was asked why he prefers running a ranch to his old job of coacn ing. His reply: "Cattle don't have- any alumni." « * * Francis Nelson, employed at the Universal Mfg. Co. plant here, is looking for a pair of "white- eared" pheasants. His hobby if- raising pheasants—not the garden variety of ring-necks, but special rare varieties. Right now he has on hand silver and golden pheasants at his home on West State St. and is looking around for a pair of "white ears." Anyone have any? * * * One exchange column notes thai the road to success is crowded with women pushing their husbands along. » • * Scouts tell us that turtle trapping is proving quite interesting arid also has some profit for the professional trappers in this area Oui informant—who also happens to be a barber—was talking ir terms of 25 and 50 Jb. turtles which raised our eyebrows just a little, but we're willing to go along with the whole thing, even if 50 Ibs does sound to us as a pretty big turtle to have in ou' own area. * * * The Reader's Digest, after a 33 year policy of "no advertising 1 ' has now opened it pages to paid eopy. In case you're thinking ol inserting an ad, the cost of a page. Reader's Digest size, in four colors, will only be $31,000. •> ' > r * Guess Algona could use quite i few new homes, what with reports of folks who work here Diving the local housing short- 'ge b\ living in Wesley. Sexton. •St. Benedict and Burt. After all in large cities nobody thinks myihing at all of driving six 01 ight or ton miles to'the job. Two local fishermen paired up recently for a try at the lakes in \ nearby area, and one fisher man, the driver, found himself laying all the bills. After a time 'his became a little tiresome so between stops the driver really used a lead foot on the accelerator, to the dismay and terror of the second fishermen. It is no: considered likely that this parti 1'iilar . team of fishermen wil 1 .gain soon be partners. « * * Women drivers are having their :nning . . . seems after the American Automobile Ass'n completed i survey on driving, they found Hint the little woman wasn't ex- ictly the bird brain she is pre- nimcd to be at the wheel of a cai (Glace, please note). Even women cab drivers have fewer accidents than men, says Dr. A. R. Lauor of Iowa State college driving laboratory, who also made a survey. Men are too impatient, the report says, and that leads to accidents. Well, all that is left for the men is to climb into the back seat while the little woman takes the wheel, and reverse the usual back-seat driving procedure. * * * Well, the "trailer colony" from Algona, over at East Okoboji. is nearing the end of its season. C. R. LaBarre and G. D. Shtim- way were sort of the pioneers ol this movement, as we get it, ana more recent converts to trailer life for weekends, or longer, hav: been Harold Brandt, Norm Best, Howard Platt, Russ and Dick Cook, E. C. and Clayton Piltman Al Missal, Leo Swanson and Howard Hoenk . . . hope we didn't miss anyone . . . they have all been located at Chalstrom's Trailer Court. * * * Famous Last Line—Enclosed you will find a slight upward adjustment of prices. Maybe It's A Sign Of Times Sexton — Mrs Don Prew had quite a day Saturday. A very large, elderly negro stopped in the morning to ask for something to •eat. He visited with a neighbor, Ed Fitch, and told them he was walking to South Dakota from Minneapolis where lie had been injured in construction work. t lt may be a comment on the prosperous times since Mrs Prew said this is the first time they have been asked for food in the years -they have lived along the highway. Mrs Waltman A Surgical Patient Portland— Mrs. Clifford Waltman entered the Methodist hospital at Rochester, Monday afternoon, and underwent major surgery Tuesday morning. Her sister, Mrs Glee Bullock stayed with her a few days and came home Saturday morning. She is getting along as well as can bo expected. Her address is Rochester Methodist hospital, OK New Storm Sewer Project For City Area An area, which lies between lh< corner of North and Harlan street •.md the corner of East State and Colby streets, one of the wors' •md mnst persistant flooding area- •vithin the city limits of Algona will soon get relief due to actiot taken by the city council las Thursday night. The engineering firm of Col lins. Thompson and Willis, Mar shalltown, whose representative M. W. Bittinger, Algona, was call cd to the meeting by the cuun cil, began work on llif projec' right after passage of a resolution by the city's governing body Collins, Thompson and Willie will receive 10 percent of the first. $15,000 cost and six percent of all over that amount foi its work on specifications, in spection and staking for the project. Estimates of the total cost rar all the way to $45,000. which would mean $3300 in engineerinjj fees, not considered too high by the council. Actually, an area almost a mile long and several blocks wide which extends in a southeasterly direction from the northwest corner of the courthouse square to a point east of the intersection of East McGregor and Heckart streets, seems to drain much of the time into the low spot at the corner of Colby and State. Installation of 6V6 blocks of 30 and 40 inch tile storm sewer is expected to alleviate the problem which has existed since the town was settled. Th-e tile will be put in between the corner of North, and Harlan southeast to the firsi half block of South Colby, before a hard freeze if possible. An even dozen residents attended the meeting, and six, Bill Hood, Perry Collins, Dean Tay- 'or, Tony Schmit, Gene Scheme! and John Hopkins, contributed reasons for the need of the sewe* Collins, president of the local school board, told how stoker motors in the basement of the high school building had been ruined in the past when water backed up and soaked them. Taylor, whose home had five feet of water in the basement a year and a half ago during the big flood, gave a fine example of the necessity on Colby Street. He explained a car belonging to Claii Thomas, parked in a garage during the 2.68 inch rain a little over two weeks ago, took water into its engine through the oil dip stick before the standing water finally subsided. Hood told of damage to his new store building on the corner of State and Wooster streets and the others reiterated stories on property damage . down through recent years. It is hoped plans and specifications will be ready within a week so the job can be undertaken immediately. The council granted permission to the Lions club to park and hold its auction of prize beef on North Dodge street, east of the Iowa State Bank tomorrow (Friday) night from 6:30 until the sale is ended. ST. JOE By Mrs Syl Waghef Mr and Mrs Alvin Erpelding and family left Friday evening for Apache, Okla. .for a visit with iVlrs hrpelding's parents and'othei relatives. Sp/3 Franklin T. Wagner, sor if mr and Mrs George Wagner tationed at Fort Riley, Kan. ;pent the weekend here with norne folks. A/3 Elclon Altmann, son of Mind Mrs John Altmann, is spend- ng a furlough with home folks. 31<Jon has been in the Air Force the past 45 months and expects to receive his discharge in Dec. Mr and Mrs Clarence Erpelding md family returned to their homo on Thursday after a visit here with Mr Erpelding's father. Peter Erpelding, and other rela lives and friends. Mrs Pete Werling and Mrs Nor- 'jert Friders attended the Minnesota State Fair over the weekend. Mayor Fines 4 In Court Four persons paid fines in Mayor Byron Richardson's court during the past week. James L. Hennon, Vincennes, Ind., and Emmond J. Ree, Mason City, each paid $25 and costs on intoxication counts, Milo L. Mies- sen, Fort Dodge, paid $5 and costs for failing to have a driver's license and Arlan L. Banning, Des Moines, paid $5 and costs for passing at an intersection. A New Arrival Mr and Mrs Phil Diamond are the proud parents of a baby daughter born Wednesday morning at 2:51 at St. Ann hospital. She tipped the scales at 6 Ibs. 3 Aoz. and was ll 1 ^ inches Jong. This is the Diamond's first child and she has been named Marcy June. Waldron To Fly 2-Engine Jobs A former Algonan, 1st. Lt. Gary L. Waldron, is now training in twin engine planes at Camp Rucker, Alabama, following a two week leave spent with his parents, Mr and Mrs Pete Waldron, former Algonans now living at Windom, Minn. Gary was recently given his commission in the regular army, following service in Korea. He was pilot of an artillery spotting plane and later flew helicopters and served as an aide to General Shai borne during the Korean conflict. Following his training at Camp Rucker, Lt. Waldron will go to Ft. Meade, Md. He wears the Ail Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, commendation ribbon, Korean National Defense ribbon, United Nations ribbon and National Defense ribbon. Donna Weydert To Wed Sept. 13 Livermore—There %vas a miscellaneous shower at Sacred Heart Church, Sunday afternoon, in honor of Donna Weydert, who will wed Howard Bormann, Tuesday. Sent. 13. The afternoon was spent in playing five hundred and bridge. High prize in bridge went to Mrs Schneider and consolation prize went to Mrs Dave Bernhardt; high in bridge was won by Mrs Matt Kirsch. Those in charge of the guest book were Ruth Ann Jensen and Mrs Gordon Hilbert. Assisting with the gifts were Virginia Bormann and Mary Cody. The ghost of Anne Boleyn, one of Henry VIII's wives, is said to walk around the Bloody Tower of London. Has Operation To Remove Cataract Swoa City—Ralph Walker, Sr is convalescing at the home of his daughter, Mrs Ernest Witte at Rockwell, following surgery for removal of a cataract on one of his eyes. The operation was performed at Mercy Hospital, Mason City, on Aug. 24, and Mr Walker was released from the hospital on Sept. 1. His condition is reported excellent and he is making a good recovery. Mr Walker is 82, anci is the father of Mrs M. W. Dahl. Mrs James Montgomery, Fred and Ralph Walker Jr. of Swea City. Some News Late Due to no mail service on Labor Day, some correspondence which would ordinarily be in today's paper did not arrive in time for publication. News received too late for this issue will appear next week. Clothes Torn Off By Post Digger Seneca — Robert Petersen, farmer living north of Seneca, escaped serious injury last week when his clothes became caught in a post digger. He was digging post holes for a machine shed and was on the last hole when the accident happened. He Was kicking a little dirt into the hole when the digger was working. The machine caught his pants leg and before he knew what was happening he was stripped of clothing. Don Nielsen, wm was working with him, stopped the tractor immediately, but Mr Petersen was nevertheless badly bruised on both legs, and received numerous lacerations. He is now up and around with some stiff and sore muscles. Livermore by Lena Altman Livermore—Janet Martin, daughter of Mr and Mrs Jess Martin of Livermore, was united in marriage to James Landolt Monday morning at Sacred Heart Church, by Father P. M. Sturm. The bride wore a street- length blue dress with a white hat and carried a bouquet of pink roses. Mrs Kenneth Larson was bridesmaid. She wore a tan dress with a corsage of pink roses. Kenneth Larson was best man. Fu.:uwing the ceremony tho newly married couple lett on a short wedding trip to Minnesota. They will make their home at Gilmore City where the groom is employed in tha Hogan Grocery store. The bride is a graduate of the 1955 class of the Livermore high school. Shower For Bride The following ladies entertained at a miscellaneous shower in the parish hall of Sacred Heart Church in honor of Mrs James Landolt, the former Janet Martin, a recent bride, Friday even- ing: Mrs Tom McKenna. Mrs Anna Welter, Mrs Genevieve Weydert, Mrs Howard Barton, Mrs Milton Bergum, Mrs Henry Monson, Mrs Barney Fox, Mrs Curtis Fox, Mrs Henry Strunc and Mrs Harold Monson. The gift table was decorated in the bride's colors of pink and while. Banns 01 Marriage The banns of marriage were announced from Sacred Heart Church for the approaching marriage of Donna Weydert, daughter of Mrs Joe Weydert of Livermore, and Howard Bormann, son of Mr and Mrs Pete Bormann of St. Joe. The wedding will take place Sept. 13 at Sacred Heart Church. The banns of marriage were also announced for the marriage of Regina Gilligan, daughter of Mr and Mrs James Gilligan of Sacred Heart Parish, and Fred Madison of Gbldfield. Pre-Bridal Shower There was a miscellaneous shower in the Presbyterian church parlors Friday evening in honor of Patricia Porter of Fort Dodge who will be married to Maurice Olson of Livermore Sunday, Sept. li. A musical program was put on during the evening. A soio was sung by Leone Rummens. A reading was given by Mrs Tommy Kissinger, and two selections were sung by Robert Hefty. The bride to be opened her lovely gifts, assisted by Mrs Le- ftoy Gronbacli and daughter, Marilyn, and by Patricia Faith. Mrs Chester Ogan was hostess to the Neighborhood club at her home Tuesday afternoon. Following the luncheon five hundred was the afternoon's entertainment. High prize went to Mrs Harold Stoddard, traveling prize to Mrs Harold Gjerstad, and consolation to Mrs Henry Groh. • Mrs Elmer Gronbach opened her home to the Pinochle club members Tuesday afternoon. High prize went to Mrs Ernest Haack and consolation prize to Mrs Herman Gronbach. Refreshment? were served after the playing of. games. Mrs F. E. Lawrencs and three children and a friend of Kansas City, Mo., and the Tom Boyin-j- lon family of Eagle Grove were all last Wednesday night supper guests at the Claude Lawrence home. Phyllis Wilson, daughter of Mr and Mrs Ray Wilson, was united in marriage to Larry Burke ol Nebraska at a Methodist Church in Washington, D. C. Phyllis has been employed in Washington, D.C. Mi's Burke is in the Marines, stationed in Washington. Hi- will receive his discharge in Jan. They will then make their norm; in Nebraska. Virginia Bormann, a student nurse in Mercy hospital in Fort Dodge, spent the weekend herewith her parents, Mr and Mrs Nick Bormann. Mr and Mrs Ernest Loguc motored their daughter, Mrs Ray Stiltz to Biloxi, Miss., leaving Wednesday where she went to join her husband, who is stationed there. Cancer Fund in County Hit $5900 Iowa ranked second in the nation during the drive for funds in the 1955 Cancer Crusade which ended Aug. 31, according to an announcement from the division headquarters at Mason City. Only eight chapters out of 103 in the state failed to make their quota as lowans gave a total of $649,559, including $6,581 from legacies. Nationally, $24,250,000 was contributed, an average of 15 cents for every person in the country. Iowa's average of '25 cents per person far exceeded this average. The 1955 drive marked the ninth consecutive time Iowa bus exceeded its goal A. E. Anderson, Lakota, was chairman for North Kossuth and Dr. Harold W. Erickson, Algona, for the south half. A total of $5,900 was raised in the county. Extra Copies Extra copies of this issue of The Algona Upper Des Moinea with pictures of all 1955 kindergarten students in the AJgonn schools may be obtained at either the Smoke Shop or the Upper Des Moines office. ^•i^^^^^^MH^^^HMMMMMMI^^BMMMH^^M^MMMiHHH^H^^^MBH^^^^ Corn Bin Shortage Cited Quoted From Des Moines Register Article, Weds., July 13 "At the same, time. True Morse, undersecretary of agriculture, warning that "there is storage trouble ahead" and that the situation "will be very tight" this year, urged farmers to ttw/e at once to provide more bins for farm storage of this year's crops." "I cannot urge too strongly," Morse said, "that farmers — especially in the corn bell —start planning how to build any additional storage they will need." FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY We Will Sell At Last Year's Price r 1 SPEEDY Corn Crib 1200 BUSHEL CAPACITY CRIB 289.50 REGULAR PRICE $375.00 THIS CRIB is cheaper than any compeiitire crib for like capacity and i* high in quality. We h«r« sold the "SPEEDY" crib to many farmers in this area —they all like it. This crib is made of 5 guage wire mesh, thick as a quarter-inch bolt. Ribbed roof, anchored 8 times. Permanently attached ladder. Sold and delivered complete. We can offer a quantity of these cribs at the old last year's price, and will do so. This can be your quick, easy and economical solution to storage shortage on your place. Over 50 Satisfied Customers To Check With From Last Year Come in and Get the Facts on This Crib — and Its Low Price BRADLEY BROS. You'll Score a Touchdown Every Time With These Food Savings at RAY'S AN EXTRA SPECIAL ! HORMEL'S Country-Style 39c MORRELL'S SMOKED COARSE; 3 rings DECKER'S VALUE SLICED DECKER'S HEAVY SMOKED SUMMER SAUSAGE ....... Lb. 59c FRESH GROUND HAM LOAF or PATTIES Lb.59c U. S. CHOICE AND GOOD ROUND STEAK LbJ9c HORMEL'S ALL MEAT MINCED BOLOGNA Lb. 39c VEAL LAMB and SPRING FRIiS FRANCO AMERICAN I-KMWV.U AMCKIV.AN NO. 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