The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 22, 1955 · Page 32
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 32

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, September 22, 1955
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4-Affiant (la.) Uppif Oil M*lrtM Thundoy, S«pt. It, 1955 . . AROUND ALGONA Mrs Elizabeth fcost was hosl- ess to the Eight Specs card club on Wednesday evening. —O— The first monthly leader's meeting of the Girl Scouts was held Monday evening at the Congregational church. Mrs Jim Kolp 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. .—o— Mr and Mrs William Finn took their daughter, Carol, to Iowa City on Sunday where she S\l begin her sefiiior year at the State University. She is majoring in psychology. for Sunday at the home of Mrs Haiti's sister, Mrs Harvey Lockner. at Bensonville. There are seven sisters and one brother in the family and all were expected to be there with the exception of one sister. Mr and Mrs A. J. RSicklefs 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. Sigsbee and Mrs Ann Bierstedt of Burl 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 Duanc DewcJ showed pictures of her European trip. Members of 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. —o— 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. —o— 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. Mrs Nancy Hain went to Des Moines last Wednesday for a lew days visit and then on to Chicago A family reunion was plannec 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 been in the hospital for five days. Harry N., son of Mr and Mrs Andrew Christiansen, was born May 3, 1904 at Kirnballlon. He was married to Elvira Ncubaum at Onawa, July 3, 1926, and the family has lived on a farm four miles east and one mile north of 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), Ti- Kin OUedyard People Dies 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 .1. C. Blome, Mrs Paul Gelhaus of Ledyard, and of Mrs Ed Junkermeier of Burl, and Mrs William LaCour 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 clown about two months before. Mr Brand had many friends here who regret to learn of his death. onka; William, Wayne at home. Beverly and Pallbearers at the funeral were Jess Harms, Andy Nauman, Frank Teeter, Conrad Heerdl, Donald Ringsdorf and Clifford Young. Wesley Garage Building Sold Wesley—Two sales of business property in Wesley were reported this week. John Hauptman sold his garage building to R. C. Bauer, with possession to be given Oct. J. Equipment and supplies in the garage 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 to 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. Boy Break* Leg Ledyafd — 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 spq« cial afternoon session. The guest speaker was the Rev. Vendell OU son 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. Heavy Loss In Hargreaves Fire A fire on the farm operated by Gilbert Hargreaves and owned by Mrs Mary Slabbe 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 further. 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, 'one Joalf miles west of LuVerne, and four enst and three south of Algona. Early Resident, Eagle Twp., Dies Swea & Eagle — Jphn Craig, 68, of Armstrong dropped dead from a heart attack while downtown in Armstrong Thursday afternoon, 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. 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 nighl delivered .47 inches at the airport. Date H L Sept. 14 84 53 Sept. 15 95 58 Sept. 16 94 66 Sept. 17 93 70 Sept. 18 90 66 Sept. 19 .- -- 80 62 Sept 20 80 48 Cooler temperatures have been estimated for the near future. Big Sexton Traffic Jam By the Village Gossip Sexton — There was an unusual traffic jam for this town last week when things broke down at the elevator. 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. Mr 1887, Craig was born at Radcliff, la. Feb. 17, 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 daughter.';. Ralph. on a farm near Armstrong; Frank of Dnlliver; (Hnzel) Mrs Sam Butcher; (Mable) Mrs Harvey Hansol, Detroit; Lloyd of Farmville; John of Minneapolis. One brother, Fred, and .a si&teiv Mrs Mary Rankin both of Iowa Falls. 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. 2 Traffic Fines Two men paid traffic violation fines in Mayor B. P. Richardson's court this week. Jerald E. Davis, Burl, paid $5 and costs for going through a school flasher and David G. Racer, St. Paul, paid ; costs for failing to stop at a stop sign. 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 all 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 of 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 karn 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 suburb with Kclley Lumber Co. adding an Algona company to their chain. It was a quiet weekend with everyone staying home to enjoy the Sunday shower except at the Fred Jennings home. Fred and his sister, Julia Taft, went to the Spikcr 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 Titonka and her nephew, a son of Mr and Mrs Jay Graham, spent the day 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, and Mr and Mrs Roscoe Iliff of Webster City. The Rev. find Mrs Webb of Wesley visited with Mrs Jennings before leaving on a two week vacation In Michigan. Mrs August Kirschbaum accompanied her daughter, Mrs Roland Bode and family to Britt Sunday afternoon where they visited Mrs Kirschbaum's mother, Mrs Cyrus Eisenman. Mrs Eisenman is now in her own home with a couple staying with her to do the housekeeping. A long time resident, Mrs Carrie Olsen, entered St. Ann hospital last week where she was put in 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 death of Joe Namer's mother at Emmetsburg. She was in her eighties and has been an invalid for some time. 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 Burt. The Parsons' daughter, Mrs John Olivera of San Antonio, Texas is spending a few weeks with her parents. To W«d To Five Couplt* Marriage licenses to five couples were issued the past week by Alma Pearson, clerk of the district court, as follows: Sept. 15 — Lee Allen Hilde- baugh, Britt, and Carol Hernming- sen, Wesley; Roger L. Wilhelmi and Denise McGce, Bancroft; Philip M. Sullivan, Park Ridge, 111., and Malvernc M. Nemmers, Bancroft. Sept. 17 — Ray O. Walker, Algona, and Ruthey Brown, Hot Springs, Ark. Sept. 20 — John Carlsen and Mary Jean Teeter, Algona. HOSPITALS j 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 ic- imburse 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 acrc.- age allotments is not required t;> 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 226 farms in Kossuth county in 1954, and the participating owners and operators earned a total of $41,913.73 in cost-sharing payments. IF IT'S NEWS WE WA/fT IT Sept 7 — Mrs Victor Fisher, Algona, boy, 7-11 Mi. Sept. 8 — Mrs Marian Theilen, Algona, girl, 8-14; Mrs E. J. Thul. Whittemore, girl, 7-6: Mrs John Volk, Ottosen, girl, 7-14; Mrs Clarence Arndorfer, Algona, girl, 7-11. Sept. 9 — Mrs Francis Illg, Burt. boy, 6-13 '£: Mrs Eugene Arndorfer, Wesley, medical; Mrs E. L. Abbas. Lone Rock, girl, 810; H. W. Behnke, WhiUemorc, 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, 7-1. Sept. 12 — Mrs Paul Lemkee, Algona, girl: Mrs Gerald Elbert. Rodman, girl, 7-12Vi: Mrs R. G. Sheridan, Wesley, medical; Mrs Raymond Sassman, Renwick. medical; Douglas Stephen, Algona, medical; Dennis H. Freidel, Algona, boarder; Clifford Waltman. Burt, medical; Mrs Vefn Burns, Algona, medical: Mrs Robert Hermann, Bode, girl, 7-6.. Sept. 13 — Mrs Kenneth Besch, West Bend, medical. Sept. 14 — Daniel Zaugg, Algona, surgery. Sept. IS — Mrs Harold Eimers, Fenton, girl, 8-5 \k\ Mrs G. E. Fandel, Rodman, girl, 7rl2 3 /4. Sept. 16 — Patricia A. Miller, Rolfe, boarder; Mrs Carrie Olsen, Sexton, medical; Mrs Kenneth Matson, Algona, maternity; Barry Nelson, Titonka, accident. " Sept. 17 — Mrs Russell Picketl, Algona, medical; Mrs Arthur Mueller, Lone Rock, girl, 6-15 (stillborn); Jane A. Elbert, Rodman, boarder; Mrs Margaret Tappe, Algona, medical; William Murphy, Algona, accident; Patrick Murphy, Algona, accident; Donald Hansen, Irvington, accident. Sept. 18 — Mrs Harley Waller, Algona. girl, 7-5^; Mrs Vcrlic Niccum, Swea City, maternity; Mrs Doris Miller, Bode, boy, 83 'V, Mrs L. J. Nemmers. Jr., Bancroft, medical: Mrs William Pro- thman, Algona, girl, 8-H 1 ^. ..Sept. 19 — Mrs Gordon Bollig, Bancroft, maternity; Mrs Roy Bierlc, Lone Rock, girl; H. R. Bussic, Burt, medical; Mrs Michael Bonstottcr. West Bend, accident; Ann M. Besch, Whittemore. medical. J. P. Court Cases Six men paid fines in Justice 1 of tht- Peace C. H. Ostwinkle's court during the week. Gerald C. Binder. DCS Moines, paid $10 and costs for passing on a narrow bridge, Charles L. Benson. Algona, Walter A. Renger. Swea City. Kenneth W. Bollifi, 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 cost* for failure to give a hand signal. give her a convertible Convertible Convertible ... because the photo cage removes completely for separate use. A "Flickbar" lets her add extra windows if she wants! Convenient...because of the "Magic Purse" that leta her drop in coins without unsnapping. Choice of leathers and colors. WILTGEN JEWELERS LOOK at these BIG MONEY-SAVERS JACK SPRAT 5 IBS. OLEOMARGARINE $1 HUNT'S 14 OZ. BTL. TOMATO CATSUP 5 for $1 CRANBERRIES Ib. 19c FANCY EATMORE RIPE OLIVES 29c TALL CAN HORMEL'S (with beans) CHILI CON CARNE 4 for $1 ACAPULCO CRUSHED NO. 303 CAN PINEAPPLE 5 for $1 DUNCAN HINES CAKE MIX 4 pkgs. $1 SWANSON'S (TURKEY, CHICKEN, BEEF) FROZEN PIES. 4pkgs.J1 JACK SPRAT TALL COLOSSAL SIZE CAN CHOC. CHIPS 19c NESTLE'S PKG. HERSHEY BARS 89c MILK OR 24 ALMOND IN BOX TRY RAY'S MEATS 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 25c PINK REG. PKG. DREFT 2 pkgs. 49c SWEETHEART SOAP 4bar$25c DECKER'S VALUE SLICED BACON Lb. 29e LITTLE PIG 6-8 LB. AVERAGE PORK LOINS- 1 /; or whole-lb.49e SWIFT'S BONELESS ROLLED VEAL ROASTS Lb. We FRESH (Sold Out last Week-But Here's Some More) PORK TENDERLOINS.. Lb. 89c HORMEL'S SMOKED LB. RING BOLOGNA. We HORMEL'S LB. DAIRY MINCED....... 39c HORMEL'S DAIRY BRAUNSCHWEIGER LB. 49c HORMEL'S LB. DAIRY WIENERS ..49c FREE Samples 4»«n«»«»» A " Dqy ia »">°'/ SAUSAGE 39c ib. "•"•"-" FRESH OYSTERS - FRYING C HICKENS & ROASTING HENS Fresh Dressed From Northern Minn. Waters — Only One Day out of the water—Save thai 500 mile drive to fishing spots and let us bring ihe fish to you. No added expense, no messy cleaning. Ib. Beef Quarter Sale Fronts 2 9c Hinds 3 9c CUT AND WRAPPED FOR YOUR LOCKER

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