The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 24, 1955 · Page 14
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 14

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, November 24, 1955
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1. U^f»ef Bsi MdlftS* Thursday, Nov. 24. 1955 From Eve/yn t wait *>n & "vacation" f*&« Monday through Thursday and Hid >: -feeyefcal interesting exper- I've it's >; £ 'small' World fthd here is sllllXWWfii^of. i 'One worrian m«st, -wWin " she . learned I was Algonfl,'said ) ."lhavia gii 1 ' g;! with. '<rne f from there Bild^n. "I feplfed, "Well I'll top that' one. She. is a rfela- tive ofi my ,compaftion— housekeeper, Esther' Bensoh." Another Woman w&s Helen Turnbull and she is a friend of the Doi-rances at Butt. Now Burt being a "suburb 1 ? of Algona has a few persons 1 know, and when I mentioned the late ,!'Dud" McDonald, she knew that' farnily too.^ to be 'pifffrArly frank, thi* "vacattdfU 1 ' was ' spent going through the. Park < hospital clinic I chose H ^because I ,haVe relatives in tytfl'sbn City," and I decided I'd .like -:(o be near my kinfolk* ,I. : ;am 'happy to report I came through the tests with flying colors and was fotind to have nothing much wrong.: . It Had been years since I had been hospitalized but I into the Swing , of it. The corridors swarming • with nurses, nurses aides, doctors and visitors and the patients walking up and down gaining strength for the great day when they could go home. . '",,/.'• —One pitiful person won't be walking -for some time. She had a leg amputation and is learning to balance/ herself : . on a walker. Of course she' will have an artificial leg, in time, but it will be quite awhile I 'think. She was cheerful however and I guess she figured she had the edge on me after all when she saw, me going up and down the halls On. crutches which I'll never be able. to abandon.' ;, jy • ••,.. ;. ' • \ . '.-. One thing. I «nj<iyed was having the .tr'ays:' set 'before you; no question of "whp( sHall we have", , and the meals 'were delicious- varied and tastily prepared. One gets into a rut at home, at least Esther and I do. Somehow we can't think of What to have different, but I have in mind a few of the things which werp serve^ and we'll > have them here at home. • ' , • »..».. My room overlooked the Cerro Gordo county court house - and the city park. What a dismal thing a 'park is in cold weather. And what a scene it presented that bitterly cold i Wednesday. .1 watched the janitor' at the court house clear the steps of snow and the way his trousers flapped around his legs I knew there was a-terrific wind. And a look at those stark iron benches gave me chills, ' >• * * * Haiel and Frank V«a were al Waterloo last week Visiting their Son-in-law and daughter Melvin ahd'.Elvie HufchlnsoH. Mel has been having an unhappy time with dental surgery. •«»... The W. E. Aliens, former residents here have done some more moving, and their friends may like to know where they are now. Mr Allen and his son had the Plymouth-Chrysler agency here a few ye'ars ago. The agency is now known ail "J and L Motors". The Aliens Went into the laundry business at Mason City and now have a motel at Webster City. "• • * * Another family which has BJV hiversary dates the same are Glen Strayer and his wife, and their son alnd daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs Dick Strayer. Dick and his Wife were hosts at dinner Wednesday evening, blowing "Mom" and "Pop" 'to the repast. '*.•..»' • . It's kinda lough having a grandchild born so far aWay there is no hope of seeing him for sometime. That's what has lappened to, Mr and Mrs Gail Towne. Their daughter Betty liou and her husband, Maj. Robert Clapper, are living in Tokyo, Japan and a son was born to ihem, Nov. 4. They have another son Bobbie who is two and lalf years old. Maj. Clapper went o Japan a year and a half ago and was joined by his family about a year ago. Tom Akre is going to Des koines for Thnksgiving. He will meet his son Don and family and all will be guests of relatives of Don's wife. Don and his wife were in California not long ago and visited Don's sister Hazel. Her husband Harry Parr was sick, had been for some time, and in the meantime he has died, lazel will be remembered as Hazel Moore, for several years stenographer for Harrington and Dickinson attorneys. There is a sister Rachel some where on the west cost—I've forgotten where, and Charles and his family live at Washington, D. C. * • •,. I can imagine how happy Nan Ward is to be home from her Vacation" at Rochester. Happy oo at leaving behind a trouble- ome gall bladder. I . haven't who hove say she is feeling fine, Her daughter-in-law, Mrs Ken? dalT Ward, has been with, her at Rochester several days and is here till Nan is^ stronger. 1896 Items Of Inieresi Miss Eva Blair will teach pen* manship at the normal school the corning year. Mrs George C. Call went to Des Moines lasr week to visit Mrs 0. Shore.( Mrs Shore was a sister of trie late Etta Ferguson, Edith Hutchison and Myrtle Dickinsbn who lives at tie's Moines) Cyrus St. John's two "children, George and Allie, are down "" — X - !J *"— (George is with typhoid fever, the one who lives here now and Allie was the late Mrs Harvey Wadsworth). The Inside woodwork will be put on the Chubb home at once. 'It is complete otherwise. Algona will be right in with the big cities with her chrysanthemum show. It comes Nov. 19 and 20. >.-•-•• LEDYARD By Mrs D. B. Mayer son Mr and Mrs Clarence Acker- of Wesley were visitors Thursday evening at the homP of Mrs Lena Warner. Mrs Ackerson left on Friday for Kansas City where she joined her brother and family and went with them to California to visit their sister. Supt. and Mrs Willadsen entertained the teachers and workers at school at a coffee party after school Tuesday night in honor of his birthday.' Mr and Mrs George Thompson were Sunday dinner guests in Blue Earth at the home of Mesdames Clara Flynn and Matilda Matsin. The ladies are both nurses in Blue Earth. Cleo Young of Des Moines spent the weekend at the home 61 m :-,W«S.G.S;- with Mrs EdWafd ' .. ,,.. ; The » stVblf WjtteS ( B s^asdftKWert ^ft^ei 5 WidMy J nl|Ht with* W6a6ft^iftfJttg : Both Cannes. The girls iedr¥;WM:60 18 38; With 'Wodeftl •• niaih'tttinirif ••'<- ... '.'&&! '6 f d throughout. The beys game wls a thriller with L^dyard holding the Ueaduttoottgh the firsts fiffi, Woden- MA *a 'dfi6 ftbiM lel the tKM quarter sM the was tied i and first ( one had ffie JiP'' th lead ' then of her Edward parents, Looft. Mr On and Mrs Saturday evening they were dinner guests at the home of Dr. and Mrs Richard 'Snyder in honor of Mr Looft's birthday. Mr and tylrs Leonard Warner and children of Algona were supper guests, at the home of Mr? Lena Warner on Wednesday evening. Mr and Mrs Albert Barnes left on Saturday on a two week's vacation trip. They planned to visit their children in Baxter, Newton and Ankeny. The Woman's Society of Christian Service will meet at the_ church on Thursday afternoon' with Mrs Marie Halvorson and Mrs Gertrude Wiemer as hostesses. The program will be in ;eerj her yet but the neighbors observance of the 15th birthday to ,46fyjj;D"faHs : Goetz WiBs high scorer; in the girls game witfiKa total/ of SO' polhttv Jhd ' DeMis Knoner led the bays SCOfiJigf wil^i 18 points, and John Carpenter followed With' ten points:- : The George Thompsons Will have os their guests on Armistice day Mrs Thompson's sister and husband, the J. A. Zwiefels of Corwtth and Charlotte and Janet'te Mason, cousins from LU- Verne. Mrs Marie Halvorson and Marvel were Sunday dinner guests at the Martin Kallestad home in Frost and in the afternoon they all attended the Golden wedding of a cousin, Mr and Mrs Ed Amundson of Blue Earth, which was held at the home of a son on a farm near Blue Earth. .; Mr Albert West, who has been in poor health for some time was taken to the Blue Earth hospital on Wednesday evening, for treatment. Mr and Mrs" Martin Kallestad and Mr and Mrs Leo Maland Of Frost were dinner guests at the home of Mrs Marie 'Halvorson arid Marvel -last Wednesday. Mrs Lina Fish, Mrs .Norman Jensen and daughters/ Lin and Deede at Athelstone, .Wis. . came Wednesday and will visit until Sunday at the Louise Heczog an< Harold Herzog homes. Mrs Fish is Mrs Louise Herzog's niece. The Algona Upper Des' Moines has the largest circulation in Kos suth county of any publication u.s.oo WINDOWS GALVANIZED STEEL SELF- STORING COMBINATION gives vou more convenience and comfort than any other combination window I • RUSCO DOOR HOODS AND WINDOW CANOPIES add greatly to the beauty of your home I Charles Miller RUSCO SALES Phone 741-W after 6 pjn. Display at 116 So. Dodge, Algona For'56 choose With Thundetbird Y-8 power . . . Thunderbird styling . . . and exclusive new Lifeguard Design Eight-passenger Country Sedan More stylish than ever, with new colors . . . stunning Interiors. Like the Country Squire, it has an easily removable rear seat. Four doors give easy access for all eight passengers. $lx-pauenger Country Sedan Designed for those who want 4-door convenience with seats for six. Like other models, it lias Ford's fold-into-the-iloor Stowaway seat. Country Squire A queen among station wagons. Mahogany- fumlifd steel panels give wotxllike beauty to this luxurious, S-passenger dreamboat. T here's more than meets the eye as to why Ford Station Wajpns sell more than the two runners-up combined! Their Thunderbird beauty is apparent in all six models. But underneath that beauty there's a heart of "CO"-for the Thuftderbird Y-8 engine is the standard eight in all. Ford Station Wagons, at no extra cost. If you need any more reasons why Ford is your soundest station wagon buy—look into new Lifeguard Design which was designed for your protection ... is found only in the '56 Ford. Parklane Brand-new and carpeted tliroughout, this 2- door, 0-passenger dandy has limousine comfort and doesn't mind rolling up its sleeves. tench Wagon TW» favorite has two wide doors, easily seats 0 people. As in other models, lift gate and toil £gt* can be operated easily with one luind. Custom Ranch Wagon A 6-passenger beauty that converts in a split jiffy from luxury liner to a super-spacious cargo carrier. Easy-to-clean interior can take it. FORD STATION WAGONS STATE & JONES KENT MOTOR CO. PHONE 434 •OREAT TV, FORD THEATRE- WHO-TV, 8:30 P.M., THURSDAY!" • y The inapt-type pigs now being produced by one hog raiser In this area bring him a premlom of about $2 a head when compared to the short, chuffy, fatter hogs he used to raise. He farms 160 acres only a few miles from .the Minnesota border./This farmer has raised hogs for 30 years but he shifted to meat-type hogs' five years ago when he sold his entire breeding herd and started afresh. Since then he's made considerable progress. "Some of my pigs are still too short and thick," he commented recently, "but I'm doing better all the time. If I market at the proper weight (210 to 225 pounds), 60 to 70 per cent will grade meat-type." • '• He believes marketing hogs on a grade and yield basis pays, off in the premium .price received—providing a farmer has the right kind of top-quality hogs. . - ; ,. ' "You have no price guarantee under grade and yield marketing. If you don't have the right kind of hogs you may receive less. If I let my pigs get 20 to 25 pounds heavier, the premium goes way down." This hog man says his premium on the best hogs runs up to 98 cents per hundredweight, but if they're overweight even 20 to 25 pounds, the premium may drop as low=as 28 cents. This year he raised 1,600 to 1,700 pigs. He produced 1,500 last year, the most he had ever raised up to that time. v 'He used to milk cows and feed beef cattle, but'quit theie to specialize on hogs., x /His*records show he has consistently averaged a few more than eight pigs, per litter from 150 or more sows a year. This year he •had TOO sows farrow *n February. Another 100 farrowed on pasture in August. His 1955 spring pigs areK from crossbred Yorksire-Hampshire sows sired by English-type Yorkshire boars from purebred imported stock. He used purebred Poland China boars to •- sire his 1955 fall pigs. He feeds corn on the ground, but. he dumps it in piles instead of scattering it. He of course also feeds certain supplements. He likes this method better than having the corn in self- feeders. And by putting it 'in piles instead of scattering it, less corn is tramped into the ground in wet weather. . , • This farmer has only $3-500 .to $4,000 Invested in hog-raising sheds and equipment and says that if necessary,"I could sell the portable' equipment and shift to raising something else." Right now, however, he has no thought of making any shift from hogs and is building what he calls "a $6,000 experiment." This is a pole-type shed, 52 feet wide and 105 feet long, for housing and feeding hogs in winter. .To his-knowledge, this type of shed for hogs hasn't been tried before. It will-be open the entire length on the south side,' wfth a concrete floor extended outdoors to the south for a feeding floor. ' NO MATTER WHAT THE MARKET - MEAT TYPE HOGS BRING MORE WHICH ONE OF THESE IS THE H OG YOU ARE RAISING NOW ? WHICH ONE OF THESE IS THE HOG YOU RAISE TOMORROW? ONLY MEAT-TYPE BRINGS PREMIUM AND We Pay PremiMm Prices For Meat-Type Hogs t , Buying Hogs Is Our Business, And pur ONLY Business, We Will Come To-Your Farm And Tell You Your Amount of Pre« mium With Delivery To Us Any Working Day, Wi UKi MiAT-TYPi, BUT Wg BUY THEM AU '••••• \ PHONE 107 -. Algona • FOR PREMIUM PRICES * , '• ^ *''• » ••'•'' Serving Mid-West Pork Raisers For 2? Years v 5EUING TO QY11909

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