The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 6, 1955 · Page 25
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 25

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 6, 1955
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Careless Toss of Cigarette—Then This! Farm fires are an ever-present danger, especially in the fall of the year and during >the winter, although no season is immune from them. The above photo 'was taken last year at the McNertney farm at the west edge of Bancroft. In this case, in the fall with fields tinder-dry, a cigarette tossed from a car window set fire to dry stubble which with the aid of a strong wind swept across several acres and into the McNertney yard. Several buildings and a large quantity of stored corn were lost, but fire companies were able to save the house, although it was in the path of the strong wind and fire. Fires frequently start from "acts of God" such as bolts of lightning, but more often they can be caused by thoughtlessness — such as in this case where one cigarette tossed from a car window resulted in thousands of dollars loss. (Algona Upper Des Moines newsfoto). Whittemore Mr and Mrs George Winkle, Mr and Mrs Bud Winkle and children and Mr and Mrs C. W. Elbert returned home from northern Minnesota Friday and all report that fishing was the best that it has ever been up north. Mr and Mrs' Wade Hanson and family and Mrs Elsie Hanson of Algona, were Sunday evening dinner guests with Mr and Mrs Archie Voigt. __Mrs Robert Bormann and son of Bode spent last week visiting at the parental home of Elizabeth Mergen. Mr and Mrs William Fandel Sr. had "as dinner guest Thursday evening Mrs Thomas Kelly of Pomeroy and. Rev Edward Fandel of Rock Weir City. Monday, evening supper,guests were Mr and Mrs Ralph Fandel and Mr and Mrs Stanley Fandel of Algona. Mr and Mrs P. E. Womack of Mclntyre are visiting at the home of their daughter, Mr and Mrs Virgil Elbert. Miss Emrneline Farrell went to the University Hospital at Iowa City for a check up. Arlene Struecker, daughter of Mr and Mrs Walter Struecker spent the weekend here. She is attending Waldorf College at Forest City. Mr and Mrs Orville Kollasch and family of Estherville visited at the parental home of Mr and Mrs Charles E. Kollasch Sunday, They also visited Mrs Kollasch's parents, Mr and Mrs Alvin McMurray. Mr and Mrs Fredinand Ostwald and Mr and Mrs Theodore Ostwald left Saturday to visit with friends and relatives in Dubuque . Mr and Mrs Arthur Heidenwith, Mrs Dorothy Rosendahl -and son, Danny and daughter, Kay Fran- ces, of here and Alvina Niemeyer of Elmhurst, 111. visited with Mr and Mrs Herbert Potratz. , Mr and Mrs Edwin Greinert had as dinner guests Mr and Mrs Fred Greinert of Fairville, Mr and Mrs John Nissen of Rockford, Mr and Mrs George Meyer, Mr and Mrs Bert Seely and family, Mr and Mrs Joseph Zobohn and family, Mr and Mrs P. J. Zobohn of here, Mrs Eldohn Fehr and son of Rodman. Evening callers, were Mr and Mrs Lawrence Meyer and family, and Mr and Mrs William Ostwald and family. Mr and Mrs William Meyer Sr., _ Mr and Mrs Herman Voigt, Mr and Mrs Raymond Voigt, daughter Patricia, and son David, Mrs Mathilda Meyer of here and Rosella Voigt of Algona and Mrs Alvina Niemeyer of Elmhurst, 111. were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr and Mrs Arthur Heidenwith. Mrs John Uhlenhake and her sister, Mrs Zeta Heddrick, returned home from Chilliocothe, Mo. Saturday, where they attended the funeral of a brother-in-law, Edward Frahm. Mrs Frahm was the former Dorothy Neumann of here. They spent a week in Missouri. Mr and Mrs William Nissen of Rockford spent Sunday afternoon with the former's sister and husband, Mr and Mrs George Meyer. .-. Mr- and Mrs Sterling Simonson are the proud parents of a daughter -born last week Tuesday. They now have five boys and two girls. Mr and Mrs Ernie Meyer were at Des Moines last week Sunday and visited Mrs Emma Halm; who has been living with her daughter, Helen, since early this spring. The Meyer's made a deal with Mrs Hahn and bought' her home ip the south part of town. The Meyers will take possession next month. Mrs H. W. Behnke left Saturday morning from the Algona Airport via ambulance plane for Elmhurst, 111., where she was met by her son-in-law, Wilbert Haberkamp, who took her to his home in Roselle, 111. She will make her future ; home with her uction Sale! OF NA HOME at 1 o'clock P.M. 1955 Sale will be held in the Court Room at Algona / In order to settle the Henry B. Mason Estate, the Executor will sell at Public Auction to the highest bidder the following described Algona property: The North Sixty-eight (68) feet of Lot Foyr (4), Block Seventy (70), Original Plat, Algona, Iowa. This home is located 3 blocks South of the Sorensen Grocery or 1 block South of the Congregational Church. Known as 202 East College Street. 3 bedroom house. TERMS; 2Q l < cash on date of sole and balance in cash on December 1, 1955. Abstract and clear title with 1955 taxes paid will be furnished to the purchaser. Possession will be given when full settle- ment is made. Henry B, Mason Estate H. W- Millar, JExeeutor 40-41 daughter and husband due to the death of her husband, H. W. Behnke, Sept. 10'. Mr and Mrs Arthur Potratz and children of jDenfson Spent the Weekend here with' the former's parents, Mr and Mrs Richard Potratx. Mrs Potrate has bosh seriously ill but has showed some improvements. Mr and Mrs Martin Hartmail, Mr, and Mrs Otto'Lemke, Mr and Mrs Martin Lane and daughter Donna Kay, and Mr and MrB Arnold Lemkc and son Steve of Fairmont visited at the homes o.i Mr, and. Mrs Fred Heinridh and Mr and Mrs f-Iarold Heinricd Sunday. ' Mr and Mi's Forrest Gilmore and family attended the wedding of Carol Hemmingson and Lee Hildebrand last week, Sunday, at ,3;30 p.m. at the Wesley Methodist church. Mr und Mrs Henry Reinders, Peggy Shelgreh of Mallard and Mr and Mrs Frank Spilles of here were Sunday evening dinner .guests at the home of Mr and Mrs Francis Spilles in honor of Alan on his first birthday. Mr and Mrs Frank'Burke arrived home Monday .morning from Chicago, where'they spent the past two weeks at the home of their son, Mr and Mrs John Burke and family, while Mrs John Burke was recuperating from a slight attack from polio. Mr and Mrs Herbert Zumach, Herman Zumach, Carol and Jean Zumach, Verona Zumach and Richard Maahs attended the Briardale Convention held at Des Moines, Sunday. Friends and neighbors gathered at the home of Mr and Mrs Frank Schumacher, Thursday afternoon to help Mrs Schumacher celebrate her birthday. Present were Mrs Nell Farrell, Mrs P. J. Fuchsen, Mrs Joseph Priester, Mrs Dora Elbert, Mrs Thomas Dunphy, Mrs Arthur Heidenwith, Mrs Mathilda Meyer, Mrs Adclia Meyer, Mrs Herman Zumach, Mrs Henry Mueller, and Mrs Harold Kuecker. Relates gathered at the home pf Mr and Mrs Alfred Meyer .Thursday evening to celebrate •llie birthdays of Mr Meyer and his son Gayle. Present were Mr and Mrs Ronnie Stephen and family, Mrs Robert Dreyer Sr., Mr and Mrs Robert Dreyer Jr., and family and Mrs Grace DaVis, all of Algona; Mr and Mrs William Zuniach and family, Mr and Mrs Elfner Ruhnke and daughter Jeanette, and Everett of Lotts Creek; Mr and Mrs Alfred Bruhn and family, Mr ahd Mrs Richard Preston and family of Depew; Mr and Mrs Ellsworth Heidenwith and son Lyle, and Mrs Mathilda Meyer. . , Burt Youth Is Married, Aug. 27 A former Burt boy, Roger Taylor, was united in marriage with Mildred Louise Houseman at Des Moines, Saturday, Aug. 27 at 3 p.m. in the Trinity Lutheran Church., Rev. Stratford Eynon performed the double ring cere' mony in the presence of immediate relatives and friends. Marilyn Taylor, B,urt, sister of the bridegroom, served as bridesmaid and Gerald Baker, Dos Moines, was best man. Following the ceremony, a wedding dinner was served. The newlyweds took a ten-day wedding trip through the west. Roger, son of B. A. Taylor, Burl, graduated from Iowa School for Deaf in 1949 and has been employed in Des Moines since that time. The couple will live in Des Moines. • A post-nuptial shower was held for the bride at the home of Roger's mother, Mrs Woodrow Kracht, Lone' Rock, Saturday afternoon, Sept. 17. extinction of rodents. Miss Steb- rilz says she has gained a certain amount of fame because she's from the "rat city." Mary is the daughter of Mr and Mrs H. W. Stebritz of Algona. Thursday, October 6, 1955 Algona (la.) Upper Dai Molnti-5 Algona Cited On Radio Program A former Algona girl, Mary Slebrilz, now employed by a hospital at Galesburg, 111,, reported recently her old home town is well-known down in southern Illinois. The reason for Algona's fame— a radio commercial dealing with the destruction of rats is beamed out over the Galesburg area every morning at 6:45 It begins "Algona, Iowa, did it and so can you —" and stresses the importance of a certain product in the RUSCO WINDOWS GALVANIZED STEEL SELF- STORING COMBINATION gives you more convenience and comfort than any other combination window I RUSCO DOOR TiOODS AND WINDOW CANOPIES add greatly to the beauty of your home 1 Charles Miller HUSCO SALES Phone 741-W after 6 p.m. Display at 116 So. Dodge, Algonn Science Shrinks Piles New Way Without Surgery Finds Healing Substance That Does Both— Relieves Pain—Shrinks Hemorrhoids New York, N. Y. (.Sprdal) _ For the first time science hns found a new hcnling substance with the astonishing ability to shrink hemorrhoids and to relieve pain—wiinout surgery. In case after case, while gently relieving pain, actual reduction (shrinkage) took place. Most amnr.inp; of all — results were so thorough that sufferers made nstonishing statements like "Files have censed to be a problem!" The secret is a new healing stih- stnnce (Bto-Dyne*) —discovery of n world-famous research institute. This substance ia now available in suppository or ointment form unrlcj? the nnme Preparation II.* At your druggist. Money back gimrantcc. •B«. U.S. rut. orr. Remember To Get Your CARNATION Cottage Cheese THIS WEEK-END • . • • . At Your Grocer's Test yourself on this Fire Prevention Quiz Write under each pictur£ the fire prevention rule you believe is being broken. No prizes—you just may save your life and the lives of your family. Try it! 1. 2. 3. 5. 6. Can ypo honestly say that npne pf the above exqmples of fire hazards occur in your home. The answers are: 1. don't be careless with cigarettes; 2. don't use flamable cleaning fluid*; 3. don't overload your wiring system; 4. don't let children play with matches; 5. don't let junk accumulate in the qttie and basement; $. don't smoke in bed. Maybe you answered all the questions correctly, but don't for a minute think that rules alone will prevent fires. There are thousands of different ways a fire can start in your home. Only by being constantly aware of the danger of fire can we avoid doing those things which produce fire. Nine out of ten of all fires are caused by human error or neglect. PONT QIVE FIRE A PLACE TO START ! Ira Kohl Fire Chief City of Algona Byron P. Richardson Mayor S .^^^

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