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

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, November 24, 1955
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tea?, J," >v (la.) Upper Des Moine* , f«v 24. 1$55 . Present Education Week Pageant "The American Way", an Education Week pageani, was presented by the pupils of the eighth grade at St. Cecelia's Academy lasll Thursday afternoon, Nov. 17. Guests were the mothers of the pupils. Education Week received national observance last week. Pictured above are members of the cast who participated in the pageant, back row, loft to right, Dorothy Scherer. Judy Froehlich, Lawrence Heinen. Jeanne Ann Frideres, Margene Merlz, and Dean Dodds; front row, Richard Barry, Betty CinU, Delores Klein, Janice Bode and Brenda Thilges. Others in the class who were members of the chorus included Lawrence Buschcr, Robert Kollasch, Howard Thilges, Lynn Han sen, LaDonna Fridcres, Nancy Carman, Harold Esser, Leroy Thilges, Richard Robinson, Henrietta Cunningham, Madonna Erpelding. Madonna Gisch. Richard Schneider, Ronald Barton. Terry Johnson, Richard Woodcock, Constance Metzger, Mary Ann Bradley, Loretta Hall, Sharon Schneider. Veronica Gray. Karen Zatigg, Kenneth Btisch, Gerald, Margaret Willey, Mildred Willey and' Michael Prothman. (Upper Des Moines flashfolo). Algona Firms Low Bidders, Phone Building Two Algona firms were the low bidders when bids were opened Tuesday at Des Moines by the Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. for construction of Iheir new telephone building in Algona, to be constructed early next year. H. J. Cowan was the low bidder for the general contract with a quotation of $89.986. The low bid for electrical wiring was submitted by the Pratt Electric Co., at a figure of $11,250. The low plumbing and heating bid was entered by Hanig Bros, of Fort Dodge, for $36,981. All bidders were told that work was to be completed by July 1 to the extent that the company cpxild make the switch in operation from its present quarters iiver the Sorensen Grocery by '.hat time next year. James A. Dougher of Des Moines is the architect for the new 65 x 100 foot building, which is to also be air conditioned. Mr Dougher was also the architect fr>r the Kossuth courthouse. The new building, to be con- Uructed on the corner of Call ;md Dodge streets, will include business office, exchange, nnd ;i plant testing and rt-pajr room, all on one floor. The three low bids totaled S130.223. Old Man Winter Arriving Early The weather seemed to «et hitter for some reason during the past week, probably just try;ns to impress us. First of all, the first snow h'.mni of Ihe season struck, followed by the coldest temperatures of the winter. In fact, four lia.y.s in a row with the high temperature below the freezing mark and a low of three below Nov. Hi. A three-day respite was CIK|- rri with another cold Tues<i;iv night and Wednesday. Hi 17 18 Dale Nov. Nov. Nov. Nov. 19 Nov. 20 Nov. 21 Nov. 22 H -23 24 -26 Ull .47 44 42 L -3 ti 13 l.T 24 24 30 7 Fines Here $5 P. In Mayor Court Seven men paid fines of and cost.s each in Mayor B. Richardson's court Monday and Tuesday lor tfoing through school warning flashers. The sudden increase in the number ol !la>h- IT violators came right after five- part-time officers were stationed at corners where Jlashcrs are jii.-udlcd and operating, Those paying fines iiicluck-d Arnold J. Parks, Moorland; Oliver T. Andcrsun, Vvi.jen. James, S. Deitenng, Buncruft; AHS.-II AinoJd, Lake- Park: and C. 1. Bailey. Herman Warm bier and Ktmhart A. Behnke, Algona Plum Creek 4-H Former Graham Manager Dies Word has 'been received here of the death of Charles L. Bliley, Graham store manager here in the 1930s. Mr Bliley passed away Oct. 31 at the home of his daughter, Margaret, Mrs I. W. Rowan at Bellflower, Calif. Mrs Bliley survives as do two other daughters, Mary and Theresa, both married. Grover C. Reed Succumbs Here Services for Grover C. Reed, 70, were held Saturday at 2 p.m.. in McCullough's Funeral Chapel. Rev. Harry Whyte, Methodist minister, officiated, and burial was in the; Irvington cemetery Mr Reed died at 2 a.m. Thursday in his home here. Grover C., son of Mr and Mrs Lewis Reed, was born Dec. 16, 1884 at DeWitt. III. HP came to Algona in 1913 and resided here since that time. Ho worked for the Algona Vault Co. until his retirement. Survivors include his wife, Mae, a daughter, Francos (Mrs Arthur Lamar), Long Beach, Cul. and a son Carl, Whittemore and five grandchilgclren. Pallbearers were Albert Mertx. Paul Parkins, Merle Potter, Tom Wolf, Alan Bullock and Wilbur Courtney. J. P; Court Has Traffic Cases Justice C. H. Ostwinkle assessed fines on live men following hearings in his court Monday and Tuesday. Howard J. McCrady, Livermore, paid $c! and costs for speeding with a truck; Edwin Pentico, Ottosen, paid $10 and costs on two separate counts, speeding and failure to appear; Homer G. Gregory, Algona, and Robert A. Mortenson, Swea City, e/ich paid $5 and costs for faulty truck equipment; and Sigurd j'. Durby, Ames, was assossed $15 and $8- costs for having tin assembled gun in a car. Durby was apprehended by 'gome warden Frank Tellier, Nov. 16, posted S25 bond and appeared'Tuesday foi thu hearing. ROTC Promotion Cadet David M. Devine, Son of Mrs Mary Devine of Algona, lias been promoted to the rank of cadet corporal in the army ROTC at Iowa State College. This Should Be Good! Oiiosen — Would people in the Otlo.sen community and surrounding towns like to see how the Oltoscn Progressive Club conducts a regular meeting? Everyone is invited to attend an evening of entertainment sponsored by this group Monday, Nov. 28 beginning at eight o'clock. Husbands ol the members will be dressed as the members themselves nnd do a take-off oh the club conducting a mefeting as they think it should be done. Another part of the program will "be scenes of now and then. Afe you old enough to recall an old time bathing suit and a long time ago girls basketball uniform? All of these can be seen at this program. As a climax to the entertainment a one act play "Dumb Dora" will be presented. The cast is: Dora, the Mrs Olaf Bruvik; Mrs a matron, Mrs Earl Ol- Hartsall, her husband, D. Benson, Arline, he» Mrs Fred Kampen; Arline's Sweetheart, Oppedahl. Following lunch will be served. servant, llartsall, son; Mr Mrs H. daughter, Lawrence, Mrs Knut the play a years, then lived with Mrs Alma Nelson, later hioving to Iowa City and Decalur, where she resided with her two nWrted daughters, Emily and Linea. Besides thfe Iwo daughters, three sons Survive. They are Ratz, Blue Earth; Paul, Chicago 1 ; and Oscar, a professor at LSU, Baton Rouge, La. Several grandchildren also survive. Mrs Rosewall was a resident of Algona for over 70 years. Legion's Junior Auxiliary Meets The Junior American Legion Auxiliary met Monday evening at the Legion Hatlr Becky Jergenson and Jo Ann Muckey re- fcived the door prizes. Mrs John Foth, County Auxiliary president, assisted in the installation Of officers. The president is Penny Johnson: vice president, Jackie Riley; secretary, Sharon Scott; Sgt. nt Arms, Judy Mittag: treasurer, Judy Lichler; chaplain, Judy Ukena; historian, Phyllis Car'r and reporter, Jo Ann Muckey. Doan Youth Dazed In Crash Sexlon—Jimmy Miller was fortunate to escape without serious injuries when he was thrown clear of the car he was dviving when it rolled into a ditch and wtis demolished, last week. Jimmy, son of the John Millers of Doan, was dazed and shocked from the mishap, and managed to find his way on a cold night to (he Merle Hoover farm home. Mrs Hoover, hearing the door open, went to investigate, thinking one of the children might have awakened in the night. It was the shock of a lifetime to touch someone as she went to turn on the kitchen light, and then to see Jimmy covered with dirt. The Hoovers took the home after helping him cuver from the shock. youth to re- Mrs Rosewall Rites Wednesday Funeral services for Mrs Marie Rosewall, 93, former long-time Algona resident, were held in the First Lutheran church Wednesday at. 2 p.m. Rev. O. L. Nelson officiated and burial was in Riverview Cemetery. McCullough's Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Mrs Rosewall died Monday at Dec'atur, 111., where she had been living-with a daughter and son- in-law. Mr and Mrs A] Counsel Mrs Roscwall's husband, Charles, was a painting contractor here for many years prior to his death. She maintained her large home here for several This year... make your own Christmas gifts and decorations with easy to use... FIRPIMOOD FREE "DO-IT-YOURSELF" Plans & Instruction pamphlets on gifts, toys and decorations made of DURABLE FIR PLYWOOD. MILLER Lumber Co. Algona. Phone 198 Plum Creek Elite- 4-H club md, November 12 at the home of Audi oy Gaidmi A talk was given bv Connie Pin-be, and demon.-nations by Claudcttf Stcly and Jitiiict Bode on "How to make i:Un)duclioiii." The leader, Mi> I'lition Bi-nM-hotti. told about home iuinishing projects. Eiknli Hudf.Wus in charge oi IIIU.SR- and Audity Gardui-r ul ix-cn.-ulion. Lunch wua itrved by Mrs llaiunur. Next luc'c'tuig will be Di/L-fiubcr 10 al xht lionu; ui Ju- iucy Bode. UDM Classifieds Pay Dividends FARM AUCTION SALE As I am quitting farming I will sell the following property a» public auction, at the farm located 5 miles West and 4 miles North of Britt on the Woden road; 4 miles East, 4 miles North of Wesley; 5 miles South of Woden, on ... MONDAY, NOV. 28 SALE STARTS 1 P.M. LUNCH ON GROUNDS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENTS 14 HEAD CATTLE 5 MILK COWS 4 Holstein and 1 Guernsey 8 Yearling Holstein Steers and Heifers 1 Springing Heifer 70 HEAD OF FEEDER PIGS 28 HEAD OF SHEEP 150 BALES OF HAY Machinery and Equipment 1950 IHC C TRACTOR Starter, Lights, Two Front End 1937 F-2 TRACTOR Starter. Lights, Road Gear 22-36 IHC TRACTOR ON RUBBER 12-M Corn Picker 200 IHC Spreader Lindsey 4-Section Drag IHC Side Rake Tractor IHC Oat Seeder J. D. 50-Ft. Elevator, 4 yrs. old., like new. Farmers Friend Overhead Hoist IHC 15-Ft. Disc, 4 years old 2-Row Cultivator for IHC "C" 2-Row Mounted Com Planter for "C", used 2 years. 7-Ft IHC Mower. IHC Wagon, flare box ,rubber tired Rubber Tired Trailer, flare box IHC 3-14 Plow, 4 years old. IHC Hammermill with traveling feeder table IHC "61" Combine Corn Stalk Cutter Judson Fertilizer Spreader, 10-ft. Brooder House, 12x14 35-Bu. Hog Feeder Feed Bunk, J Hog Troughs 300-Gal. Gas Barrel 2 Steel Tanks Cream Tank Flat Rack IHC Cream Separator, self washing IHC Milker, 2 unit SOME HOUSEHOLD GOODS TERMS: CASH- OR MAKE ARRANGEMENTS WITH YOUR BANKER Clarence Watson, Owner Leek & Reiling, Auctioneer Exchange State Bank, Wesley, Clerk 20 BIG BARGAINS FOR RAY'S * • SANTA IS AT Ray's TOO!!! 20 HC BUYS Fresh Pork Liverib. lie HOME-RENDED Pure Lard 2 »>s LEAN AND MEATY Beef Roasts »b. 29C DECKERS VALUE Sliced Bacon i>>.29£ c Ib. ARMOUR'S "STAR NICS 6 TO 8 POUND AVERAGE 4%f 25 BBH ^^^ HOME-MADE PORK LB. LEAN TRIMMED PORK LB. SAUSAGE.....23c I CUTLETS.....J9c PURE GROUND MIXTURE LB. HAM LOAF 49c I LARGE SELECT OYSTERS IIHII LUMI m • Nice For Frying JACK SPRAT Colored Oleo 5 CAMPBELL'S Tomato Soup can HARD YELLOW BANANAS t, ibs. 256 OH HENRY OR HERSHEY FULL BOX OF 24 CANDY BARS HERSHEYS CHOCOLATE SYRUP 19* MORTON'S OLD KENTUCKY Frozen Pies TURKEY, BEEF CHICKEN APPLE, CHERRY Your Choice ALLEN'S CUT 303 SIZE GREEN BEANS CERTAINTY FLOUR-SUbs. £.98 MRS. TUCKER'S ^" SHORTENING Jib. Can 690 FLORIDA SEEDLESS GRAPEFRUIT lifer ImJMk • mf IWWiB WL^pW

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