The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 22, 1955 · Page 4
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 4

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, September 22, 1955
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AROUND ALGONA M*6 Elfoabeih Posi was hd*i- ess to the Eight Specs card club on Wednesday evening. The first monihly leader's meeting of the Girl Scouts was held Monday, evening at the Congregational church. Mrs Jim Kblp is the new leader's chairman. —o—. XI XL Exemplar chapter 01 Beta Sigma Phi which was to have met on Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs Mitch Taylor will meet Friday evening instead at the same place. Mr and Mrs William Finn took their daughter, Carol, to Iowa City on Sunday where she S\l begin her senior year at . the State University. She is majoring in psychology. —o— Mr rind Mrs A. J. RXcWefs spent from Friday through Tuesday at Woman's Lake, Minn. They were accompanied by Mr and Mrs Everett Rippentrop of Titonka. —o— Mrs W. J. Sigsbe* and Mrs Ann Bierstedt of Hurt spent Wednesday afternoon at Fenton where they called on their sister, Mrs Sam Warner, who is recovering from surgery. —o— The Moose Lodge will celebrate its sixth anniversary Sunday at the local club rooms. There will be inititiation ceremonies in the afternoon .followed by a turkey dinner and a dance in the evening. P. E. O. society entertained their husbands at a B. I. L. dinner Wednesday evening at the Country Club. Mrs Duane Dewel showed pictures of her European trip. Members oi Bel Canto music club will go to West Bend next Wednesday for their first meeting of the fall with Mrs Agnes Vohs. There will be a luncheon and the annual dues collected. The reception .for the new teachers at the Methodist church will be held Tuesday evening, Sept. 27 instead of earlier in the month as originally planned. Mrs W. A. Bartlett is in charge of the program. Kin OfLedyard Dies Mr and Mrs Bob LaBarre and Mr and Mrs Clair Thomas left today, (Thursday) for Rapid City, S. Dak., where they are attending an 8 state institute of the Junior Chamber of Commerce. They plan to return home Sunday. —o— Mrs Nancy Hain went to DCS Moines last Wednesday ipiva few days visit and then' on to Chicago A family reunion was planned for Sunday at the home of Mrs Hain's sister, Mrs Harvey Lockner, at Bensonvllle. There are seven sisters and one brother in the family and all were expected to be there with the exception of one sister. Burt Farmer's Rites Tuesday Funeral services for Harry N. Christiansen, 51, Burt farmer, were held in the Presbyterian church there Tuesday. Rev. H. A Smidt officiated and burial was in the Burt township cemetery. The Garry Funeral Home, Bancroft, was in charge of arrangements. Mr Christiansen died following a lengthy illness at the Naeve hospital, Albert Lea, Minn., Saturday afternoon. He had bfen in the hospital for five days. Harry N., son of Mr and Mrs Andrew Christiansen, was born May 3, 1904 at Kimballton. He was married to Elvira Neubaum at Onawa, July 3, 1926, and the family has lived on a farm four miles east and one mile norm 01 Burt for several years. Besides his wife, survivors include four sons and two daughters. They are: Roland, Vandalia, 111.; Russell, in the air force at Graham Air Base, Florida; Phyllis (Mrs Roger Smidt), Titonka; William, Beverly and Wayne at home. Pallbearers at the funeral were Jess Harms, Andy Nauman Frank Teeter, Conrad Heerdt Donald Ringsdorf and Clifford Young. Heavy Loss In Hargreaves Fire A fire on the farm operated by Gilbert Hargreaves and owned by Mrs Mary Stabbc of Cherokee destroyed two corn cribs, a large barn and a "stack of hay Thursday afternoon about 4 p.m. The blaze started during corn shelling when some husks ignited from the tractor exhaust sparks. It spread rapidly to the corn cribs, the barn and nearby hay stack. Algona and LuVerne firemen also started to take furniture from the Hargreaves home when it was feared the flames might spread In addition to the cribs, barn and hay stack, ground feed and baled hay in the barn also burned The Hargreaves farm is located seven miles north and one and or^&alf miles west of LuVerne, and "four east and three south-»t Algona. Ledyard—Relatives and friends here were informed of the death of Rudolph Brand of San Antonio, Texas, on Sept. 10th after an illness of about a year. He is the brother of Mrs J. ,C. Blome, Mrs Paul Gelhaus of Ledyard, and of Mrs Ed Junkermeier of Burt, and Mrs William LaCpur of Amboy, Minn. . Mrs Junkermeier accompanied two brothers Herb and Oscar Brand of Hollandale to Texas for the funeral. Mr and Mrs Blome had been down about two months before. Mr Brand had many friends here who regret to learn of his death. Wesley Garage Building Sold Wesley—Two sales of business property in Wesley were reported this week. . John Hauptman sold his gar age building to R. C. Bauer, with possession to be given Oct. 1 Equipment and supplies in the »arage will be sold before then John and Francis Hauptman bought the business from their father and 'five years ago, John bought Francis out and the latter moved td Tucson, Ariz., where he operates a hardware store. Bauer is the International dealer and will use the building for display and storage. Ray • Kollasch has sold the Standard Oil station to Louis Simpson. The latter moved from the Wesley area to a farm northeast of Algona, but will move back to Wesley after holding a farm sale next winter. Bay Breaks Leg Ledyftfd -» David King, son of Mr and Mrs "William King fell while playing ball at school Tuesday and broke his leg. He was taken to the 'Hospital in Albert Lea where he remained until Friday. .. Church Observes 80th Anniversary Swea City — The 80th anniversary of the Lutheran church was observed here Sunday with a spe,* cial afternoon session. The guest speaker was the Rev. Vendell Olson of • Moorehead, Minn. He served as student pastor here in 1927 and 1928. P. A. Holcomb, Mrs Oscar Linde and A. D. Van Norman extended greetings on behalf of the church. Congratulatory notes were received from Gov. Leo Hoegh and the Rev. Reynold -Lingwall ( . conference president. Refreshments were served in the afternoon, including a three- tiered cake baked by Mrs Ida E. Larson for the anniversary and for the birthday of the Rev. A. M. Youngquist. , Big Sexton Traffic Jam Early Resident, Eagle Twp., Dies Swea & Eagle—John Craig, 68, of Armstrong dropped dead from a heart attack while downtown in Armstrong Thursday afteir- noon, Sept. 15. Mr Craig and his wife, the former Mae Luscomb, began farming in Eagle township, where they raised their family. Later they turned their farm over to their son Ralph. They retired and moved to Armstrong ten years ago. Mr Craig was born Feb. 17, 1887, at Radcliff, la. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, 2 p.m. at the Methodist church in Armstrong. Burial was in Armstrong Grove cemetery. Surviving are his wife, four sons and two daughters, Ralph on a farm near Armstrong; Frank of Dolliver; (Hazel) Mrs Sam Butcher; (Mable) Mrs Harvey Hansol, Detroit; Lloyd of Farmville; John of Minneapolis.. One -brother, Fred/ and ,»•> sister,- Mrs Mary Rankin both of Iowa Falls Half Inch Rain Sunday Night Summer continued to make a final stab at making everyone uncomfortable during the daylight hours as 80 to 95 degree temperatures were registered every day during the week. In fact, we had four straight days over 90, according to Weatherman Stu Albright. The rainstorm Tuesday mghl delivered .47 inches at the air- IrfTUAO — — Sept. 14 84 Sept. 15 — 95 Sept. 16 — 94 Sept. 17 93 Sept. 18 90 Sept. 19 80 Sept 20 -~. 80 53 58 66 70 66 62 48 Cooler temperatures have been estimated for the near futurer Home From Austria Sgt. Paul G. Stebritz returned to Algona Wednesday after serving 27 months in the army at Salzburg, Austria. Sgt. Stebritz, who entered the "service in Jan., 1953, is on a 30-day leave and will go to Fort Riley, Kan., Oct. 24th. He will receive his discharge next January. Paul is the son of Mr and Mrs Frank Stebritz of .Algona. By the Village Ooasip Sexton — There was an unusual traffic jam for this town last week when things broke down at the felevator. Loaded trucks were lined up bumper to bumper on both of Sexton's streets. Since, they couldn't catch up With the rush, Manager Wilford Ward, with the aid of his wife, served the Stranded drivers a lunch at noon. t George Kriep's barn looks even more sawed off now with it's fresh coat of white paint. There is a good example of modern equipment making people lazier. Mr and Mrs Ray Huff of Cedar Rapids found calling long distance easier than writing. They called his brother and family, Mr and Mrs Clarence Huff to report and check up on family goings on. They are both in good health and have completed their new home at Cedar Rapids where Ray is doing carpenter work. Mack Wise thinks he has good reason to believe. the ladies are not so ambitious anymore either As cheap as his peaches were they still weren't selling and al because no one wanted to go to the work of canning them. The fruit salesman also reported the situation the same in Mason City where the fruit was spoiling in the cars because it didn't sell. Arch Burger returned home a day early from his Illinois vacation but Mrs Burger said he didn't catch the sink full ol dirty dishes anyway. He returned to his job at the elevator unloading .government corn. While Arch was gone Con Swanson handled his job. Mr and Mrs Ambrose Licktieg made a flying trip to Sioux Falls and back in one day last week. They took their daughter, Mary Jane to college where she will learn to be an elementary teacher. 'Mrs Licktieg still has a week to get ready for her Friendly Club meeting on the 29th. Looks like Sexton is planning for the day Algona will be a i suburb with Kelley Lumber Co. adding an Algona company to their chain. , It was a quiet weekend with everyone staying home to enjoy Webster City. The R*V. and Mrs Webb of Wesley visited with Mrs Jennings before leaving oft o ttyp week Vacation In Michlgdn. Mrs August Kirsehbaum accompanied her daughter, Mts Roland Bode and family to Br tt Sunday afternopri where they Vis- ted Mrs Kirschbaum's toother, Mrs Cyrus EisehWatt, Mrs Eisen' man is how In her own home With a couple staying with her to do the housekeeplrtg. t _ . A long time resident, Mrs Carrie Olserv entered St. Ann hospital last week where she was put irt the oxygen tent. She is now out and resting well but is to remain at the hospital for a few days, Her son. Art, is now at the hospital in Mason City where his condition has greatly improved Word was received of the dealn of Joe Namer's- mother at Emmetsburg. She was in her eighties and has oeen an invalid for some time, ' , , , ,,j Virgil Jennings and children visited here With his parents, Mr and Mrs John Jennings. Mrs Virgil Jennings has left for Iowa City for medical care. Mr and Mrs Don Jennings and daughter, Ann, of Albert City also visited at the Jennings home here. Mr and Mrs John Jennings spent a day at the Sumner Parsons home in Hurt. The Parsons' daughter, Mrs John Ohvera of San Antonio, Texas is spending a few weeks with her parents. Licenses To Wed To Five Couples Marriage licenses to five couples w^f issued the past week by Alma Pearson, clerk of the dis triet court, as f? llow . s j. fl _ w ,, rie . «l*>«t 15 — Lee Allen tinae- baugh Britt, and Cart,! Hemming- III, and Malverne M. Nemmeis, a&nsBi^Wssi mahni Bbde t {j'"i "*?• ' L .. i gept. 13 -* tytrs Kenneth BeSch,', West Send, rnedicai. • Sept. 14 —: Daniel Zaup, Algona, surgery. j ^ '' , - • Sept. IS — Mrs Hardld Elmers, enton, girl, 8-5^; Mr| GE.Fan- i Lg d ^*^AVMili e r/ arrie Olsen - Ray O.Walker, Algeria; and Ruthey . Brown, Hot SP S?pf 20* John Carlsen and Mary Jean Teeter, Algona. HOSPITALS 2 Traffic Fines court this week. Jerald E. Davis, Burt, paid $5 and costs for going through a school flasher and G. Racer, St. Paul, paid cP costs for failing to stop the Sunday shower except at the Fred Jennings home. Fred and his sister, Julia Taft, went to the Spiker home at Buffalo Center for a family picnic in honor of the September birthdays in the Jennings family. Celebrating besides Fred were two of .his sisters and his aunt, Lucy Newville of Titonka. Miss Ruth Graham of Titon• ka and her nephew, a son of Mr Two men paid traffic violation.^ and her nephew, a son of Mr fines in Mayor B. P. Richardson?. fcnd Mrs Jay Graham spent the with her sister, Mrs Fred Jennings. Among the many visitors during the week were Miss Helen 'Taft of Fairmont, Minn., Mr and Mrs Delbert Hunt of Iowa Falls, Can Still File For Conservation Soil Payments Farmers of Kossuth county may still file requests for government cost-sharing on soil and water conservation practices to be carried out this year, it was announced this week by Virgil L. Rohlf, manager of the county ASC committee. .„ He said that funds are still available in the Agricultural Conservation Program (ACP) to reimburse farmers up to 50 percent of the actual cost of most-needed practices and land treatments approved for this county which otherwise would not be carried out or established. He also pointed out that compliance with corn and wheat acre.- age allotments is not required ti> participate in ACP in 1955. Manager Rohlf declared that drouth and hot weather have made the benefits of past conservation work especially noticeable and that such proof should result in prompt action by those having need of one or more of the cost- sharing practices offered in this county which can be done this fall. Practices were completed on 22( farms in Kossuth county in 1954 and the participating owners and operators earned a total of $41,.913.73. in.cost-sharing, payments Sept 7 — Mrs Victor Fisher, Algona, boy, 7-11%. Sept. 8 — Mrs Marian Theilen, Algona, girl, 8-14; Mrs E. J. Thul, WhUtemore, girl, 7-6; Mrs John Volk, Ottosen, girl, 7-14; Mrs Clarence Arndorfer, Algona, girl, 7-11. ' Sent. 9 — Mrs Francis Illg, Burt boy, 6-13%; Mrs Eugene Arndorfer, Wesley, medical; Mrs E. L. Abbas, Lone Rock, girl, 810; H. W. Behnke, Whittemorc, medical (expired). . Sept. 10 — Mrs G. J. Bollig, Bancroft, maternity; Joanne M- Ackerman, Burt, accident. Sept. 11 — Mary L. Traub, West Bend, medical; Sister Mary Patricia, Whittemore, medical; John F. Weig, Wesley, medical; Mrs Mennet Trunkhill, Burt, medical; Mrs Herbert Miller, Rolfe, girl '-1. Sept. 12 — Mrs Paul Lemkee Algona, girl; Mrs Gerald Elbert Rodman, girl, 7-12y 4 ; Mrs' R.G Sheridan, Wesley, medical; Mrs Raymond Sassman, Renwick, me dical; 'Douglas Stephen, Algona medical; Dennis H. Freidel, Al gona, boarder; Clifford Waltman Rolfe, boarder; Mrs Carrie Sexton, medical; Mrs Kenneth Matson, Algona, 'maternity | Bary Nelson, Titonka, accident. y Sept. 17 - Mrs Russell Piekett, Algona, medical; Mrs Arthur Mueller, Lone Rbc k, gM, tf-16 stillborn); Jane A. El&ert, KOCU man boarder; Mrs Margaret Tap- De A gona, medical; William Sturphy? Algona, accident: Patrick Murphy, Algona, accident; Donald Hansen, Irvington, accident. Sept. 18 - Mrs Barley Waller? Algona, girl, 7-5 U { Mrs Verlie N ccum, Swea City, maternity-, Doris Miller, Bode, boy, 8- UFA! jj j^^,iw*-i * • •*•••*• *f— • — — - « .and Mr and Mrs Roscoe luff of IF ITS NEWS WE V/A/JT IT Bancroft, maternity; Mrs Roy Bierle, Lone Rock, girl; H. R, Bussie, Burt, medical; Mrs Michael Bonstetter, West Bend, ac-. cident; Ann M. Besch, Whittemore, medical. J. P. Court Cases Six men paid fines in Justice of the Peace C. H. Ostwmkle's court during the week. Gerald C. Binder, Des Moines, paid $10 and costs for passing on 'a narrow bridge, Charles L. Benson, Algona, Walter A. • Renger, Swea City, Kenneth W. Bollig, Armstrong, and Willie R. Kruse, Lone Rock, each paid $5 and costs for 'pulling a trailer without a safety chain, and Ralph J. Campbell,. Fenton, was assessed ?5 and costs for failure to give a hand signal. give her a convertible cy • .... .,.. XJ . J jfO\ *-'*•- •-•• ..a Convertible Convertible... because the photo case removes completely for separate use. A "FHckbar" lets her add extra windows if she wants! Convenient...because of the "Magic Purse" that lets her drop in coins without unsnapping. Choice of leathers and colors. WILTGEH IOOK at these BIO MOHEY-SAVERS JACK SPRAT 5 IBS. OLEOMARGARINE - $1 HUNT'S '« oz - B7L TOMATO CATSUP 5 for $1 CRANBERRIES Ib. 19c TALL CAN HORMEL'S (with beans) CHILI CON CARNE 4 for $1 ACAPULCO CRUSHED NO. 303 CAN FANCY EATMORE RIPE OLIVES 29c PINEAPPLE 5 for $1 DUNCAN HINES CAKE MIX 4 pkgs. $1 SWANSON'S (TURKEY, CHICKEN, BEEF) FROZEN PIES....... 4 pkgs. $1 SUNSHINE HYDROX COOKIES Pkg. 33c REGULAR SIZE BAB-0-CLEANSER can lOc MRS TUCKER'S PURE VEG. SHORTENING 3lb.tin 69c FLAVOR-KIST SALTINE CRACKERS ....Ilb.box25c PINK REG. PKG. DREFT 2 pkgs. 49c SWEETHEART SOAP 4 bars Be JACK SPRAT TALL COLOSSAL SIZE CAN CHOC. CHIPS 19c DECKER'S VALUE SLICED BACON Lb. Me NESTLE'S PKG. HERSHEY BARS 89c LITTLE PIG 6-8 LB. AVERAGE PORK LOINS- 1 /* or whole-lbJc SWIFT'S BONELESS RQLL.EP VEAL ROASTS.. Ib. We FRESH (Sold Out lost Week-But Here's Some More) PORK TENDERLOINS.. Lb. 89c HORMEL'S SMOKED RING BOLOGNA HORMEL'S LOT. DAIRY MINCED Jc HORMEL'S DAIRY LB. BRAUNSCHWEIGER HORMEL'S LB. DAIRY WIENERS SAUSAGE 39c ib. CDCC Samples All Day Saturday" FRESH OYSTERS - FRYING C HICKENS & ROASTING HENS MIIK OR M ALMOND IN BOX TRY RAY'S MEATS Fresh Dressed From Northern Minn. Waters — Only One Pay out of the water—Save that 500 mile drive to fishing spots and let us bring the fish to you. No added expense, no messy cleaning. Ib. WW M ilfcifcifci • fciBp I §fc Beef Quarter Sale Fronts 29c Hinds 39c CUT AND WRAPPED , FOR YOUR LOCKER

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