The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 6, 1955 · Page 23
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 6, 1955
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i $100,000 Algona Business Area Fire ^•••i'.ttKr,-•^-•-- -•-— ..^..__ a ^^^^ ^_^_- > J ^.^^- m » Y ^,^., > .^.......,.;,.,,.,, -. »wjBfe,4^0He8Hi Thursday, October 6, 19SS Algona (la.) Upper Des Moines—3 E. Anderson, Swea City. Tlie cake was cut by Karon McCauley, Mason City and the bridegroom's sister, Mrs Leslie Anderson, Swea City. Mrs Peter Graf had charge of the guest book and presiding at the gift table were Sally Cahalan and Verna Foldesi, Open house for relatives was held at the home of the bride's parents in" the afternoon. Mrs Wallace Smith of Mason City poured and Margaret Carlson, Swea City had charge of the punch bowl. Mrs Lloyd Kclroy decorated the tables. After a wedding trip south the couple will make their home in Mason City. Mr Erickson received his engineering training at Iowa State college, Ames, his bride having attended the same school and Inter having been employed by Mason City business firms. 28852 Algeria's business area suliered a $100,000 fire loss one Monday afternoon in mid-winter, the last day of January this year, when Hood's grocery was completely destroyed by fire, and Finn's Bakery as well, in an adjacent building, both on State Street. The above photo was taken by Nels Isaacson, Algona photographer, who was just taking off from the Algona Airport on another assignment, when he spotted the smoke and took this remarkable picture. . Like many other cases where fire strikes, a better Algona has resulted. A new building was constructed on the site, of fireproof brick, by Ed Hough, and is now occupied by the Harrison store, while Finn's Bakery has moved into the former Harrison location next door to its old site. W. J. Hood will be opening a new super market in the near future, also. But fire, while it may result in eventual new construction, inevitably causes a loss to someone, somewhere. Algona's fire department fought this conflagration from early vfternoon late into the night, and it took about 20 hours of playing ivater on the debris before the fire was finally out for good. AUTO USES BOTTLE GAS Albert Pokorney pf Decorah has converted his auto so he can use bottle gas for fuel. It cost him about : $?00 but he'll save it' 4 in fuel costs he believes. He claims he gets more mileage per gallon, changes oil every 10,000 miles instead of every 2,000 and that the motor generally is cleaner. Swea City Girl Bride Sept. 24 At Mason City Swea City — At Holy Family church in Mason City, Sept. 24, Marguerite Frances Enbusk, daughter of Mr and Mrs Frank J. Enbusk of Mason City, became the bride of John A. Erickson Jr., son of Mr and Mrs John A. Erickson of Swea City. Rt, Rev. Msgr. A. J. Breen read the nuptial mass. , Maria'nn Enbusk, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Betty Clair Henderson of Belmond and Mary Louise Quintero of Mason City. Susan Anderson of Swea City, niece of the bridegroom, was flower girl. The bridegroom's attendants were Frank Enbusk Jr.j brother of the bride, who served as best man; Thomas Benschj Masorf City, ringbearer; Charles . Abel and Jack Barlow, Masoh City and Robert Anderson and Kenneth Petersen, Swea City, ushers. Following the ceremony a wed 1 ding breakfast for : 230. guests was held in the Wedgwood room of the Hanford Hotel. Hostesses were Mrs Lyle McCauley, Mr, James Winger, Sr. and Mrs Lylt Hilmer, all of Mason City, ariq the bridegroom's aunt, Mrs Jo'hn FIRE PREVENTION WEEK - OCT. 9-15 Let's Prevent "SPARKY" SAYSi STOP FIRES &FOK Get Rid of Fire Hazards On Your Farm Today! Despite the fact that we have in Kossuth County some of the best fire protection and most efficient fire departments in the state, we cannot rely solely .on that for the prevention of costly farm fires. For farm fires most often get a big head start, before fire-fighting equipment can reach the scene. That's why it's doubly important that farmers check their places for fire hazards and eliminate them. Also, ifs a wise suggestion to check your fire insurance. Let's make Kossuth County "fire safe" in town and country during the coming yearl This Timely Message Published In The Interst of Our Farmers by Your Co-op Elevators West Bend Elevator Cp. Burt Co-Op Elevator Farmers Co-Op Society, Wesley Fenton Co-Op Elev. Co, Lone Rock Co-Op Elev. Farmers Co-Op Elevator, Farmers Elevator, Bode Whittemare Co-Op Elev, Swea City Emergency Surgery Mrs Anna Kaluzne underwent emergency surgery for intestinal obstruction on Friday evening at Holy Family hospital in Estherville. Mrs Kaluzne, who lives alone, became very ill on Thursday night and attempted to call neighbors but was unable to walk. On Friday Mike Pearson, a neighbor, called at the Kaluzne home and discovered the situation. Medical aid was summoned and Mrs Kaluzne was taken to the hospital by her employer, Buell Joruison and a neighbor, Mrs Mike Rohlf. The Kaluzne children have arrived home to be with their mother. Tony of Detroit, Mich, came Saturday, and Harry of St. Paul arrived B'riday night, as did his sister and her husband, Mr and Mrs Junior Pefferman of Oskaloosa. O. R. Person, Eagle township, Ed Anderson of Swea City and Wallace Reynolds of Grant township, together with Dillard Bishop of Harrison township are township captains for the Farm Bureau membership campaign for 1956. Mrs Belle BJack of Algona, sister of Ray, Walter G., Klmer and Floyd Smith of Swea City, entered Mercy Hospital at Mason City on Oct. 4 to have a cataract removed from her eye. Mrs E. E. Thompson, Swea township farm wife, is a patient at a Mankato, Minn, hospital undergoing treatment for glaucoma, an eye disorder. Larry Greenfield, oldest son- of Mr and Mrs Lawrence Greenfield, escaped serious injury when the truck he was driving struck a road-grader at a highway intersection in Elm Creek township, Martin county, Minn. Greenfield was hospitalized overnight at Trimont, having sustained an ankle injury and the driver of the road grader was not'injured. The ^truck sustained damages to motor and-'cab amounting ,to .^ajrouiid $400, and the road macmtiH-nad" damage to steering mechanism and braces. Mr and Mrs Joe Kennedy, longtime residents of Swea township, who now live in Fairmont, Minn., are jubilant over the arrival of their first granddaughter, born Sept. 29 to Mr and Mrs E. Wilkinson of Des Moines. The Kennedys have eight grandsons. The mother of the new little girl is the former Joan Kennedy. Esther Charlotte Smith, supervisor of vocal music in the elementary schools at Charles City, spent the weekend with her parents, Mr and Mrs Walter G. Smith. Trie trnmanuel Lutheran Mission Aid will meet Thursday, Oct. 6, with Mrs G. D. Simmons in charge of devotions, Margaret Carlson furnishing music and Mrs Claude Johnson leading the lesson. Hostesses are Mesdames Gerald Groischar, Harold Peterson, Wm. Brook, Walter Schmick- ing, Earl Sanftner, Frank Bentele, and Nadu Pt'hrson. The R o y Bruvonders haye moved to their new home in southwest Swuu City and the C. J. Appolquists have purchased the Hattie Fults home formerly tenanted by the Bravenders. A Pack meeting of the four Dens of Swea City Cub Scouts and their parents & Den mothers was held Wednesday evening at VFW hall, the occasion being the presentation of a large United States flag to the Pack by members of VFW Auxiliary. A program was given by the Cubs. Refreshments were served by the VFW Auxiliary to the 20 Cub Scouts and their parents and to Den leaders including Mrs Clifford Smith, Mrs Clayton Holm, Mrs Earl Berg and Mrs Wm. Guyer and Mrs Allen Bell, the latter two being co-leaders of one Den. Four awards were made during the evening including Bob Cat pins to Larry Thoen, Richard Johnson and Rodney Smith and the Wolf badge to Larry Berg. Mayor's Court Has Nine Fines Mayor B. P. Richardson had a busy time with traffic violators during the week. Nine persons were arrested on a variety of charges and appeared in his court. A Fort Dodge man, Everett H. Anderson, paid $25 and costs on a reckless driving count; Leon R. Bilyeu, Algona, was assessed $5 and costs for failing to stop at a traffic control; C. J. Cavanaugh, Carroll. Henry J. Bambenek, Los Angeles, Emilia Illg, Currie, Minn,, and F. J. Follett, Kansas City, Mo., each paid $5 and costs for school flasher violations; and C. E. Schmidt, West Bend, and Bert L. Cronun, Algona, paid $5 and costs on stop sign arrests. Jerome H. Penning, Wesley, had his $5 line suspended when defective parts on his auto wert remedied. He paid costs of the action. Are Your Valuable PAPERS & RECORDS Safe From Fire? How often have you thought about your valuable papers and records being destroyed by fire? ... yet hesitated because you thought fire vaults and safes were too expensive? Here's your answer. There is every type, size and price in fire protective equipment to meet the needs of everyone whether in the home or at the office. The nationally-known makers - Hall-Herring Safe Equipment Co., Meilink (Hercules) Steel Safe Co., Victor Safe Co. are all represented in this group at the Upper Des Moines Pub. Co. Other fire protective equipment not listed here is also available. Always Handy - Always Protected at home or office ! WALL a°os ET VAULT Either the wall or closet vault is an easily accessible unit for protecting Jewelry, heirlooms, bonds, cash or priceless possessions or valuable papers. Has a one-hour furnace lest at 1700 degrees F. Weighs 55 Ibs. Exterior: 13" x HW dimension. Interior: 9'/j" x 11" x 6". '__ SAFE-KHEST VAULT The most versatile unit of all, designed to provide maximum capacity and resistance to fire, in the most compact, handy form. Affords low-cost protection for personal valuables in the home or office. Available in three sizes: Exterior, 10'/2"xl8'/2"xl7"—$42.00; 9'/ 4 "xl7"xl3"—$36.00; and 7'/ 2 "xl6"xl3"— HOME VAULT Designed especially for home use . . . drawer easily removed so you can use it at a table. Safe-keeping for insurance policies, bonds, heirlooms, jewelry, important family records. Easy to hide away in closet. Three convenient sizes: Exterior, 8!/ 8 "xlOMz"xl6" — S32.00; 7'/8"x8'/j"xl6" — $29.95; and 6%"x6Vs"xl2%" _. — LETTER VAULTS The newest design in small fire protective units, ideal for personal filing of important records and valuables. Professional and business men will find this unit especially convenient for personal records. The extra convenience is afforded by the handy, tabbed hanging folders COQ OR Exterior dimensions: 13 3 /4"xl7"x9'/2" if99»9ti Special Price! DURING FIRE PREVENTION WEEK ONLY Here is the ideal safe for either home or office. Although compact in size there is generous interior space for securities, bonds, canceled checks, valuable records of all kinds. Exterior dimensions: 22"xl6"xl6" — Reg. price $137.50 SAFE - $99.50 FIRE PROOF FILES The perfect answer to every business for keeping valuable records safe from fire or theft. Thousands of dollars worth of valuable records in accounts receivable and income tax purposes can be preserved for only a little over $100. Every place of business needs at least one unit. See us today, these can't be bought for less any place! 2-Drawer $129.75 3-Drawer $$165.25 4-Drawer - $195.95 INVESTIGATE THIS ECONOMY IN RECORD INSURANCE TODAY AT: Algona Upper Des Moines Phone 1100 PUBLISHING CO. (Office Supply Dept.) Your Business Equipment Headquarters Algona

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