The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 1, 1955 · Page 60
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 60

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 1, 1955
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(la.) Upper Des Moines Thursday, December 1, 1955 Augusta Meyer Rites Held At Lakota, Nov. 21 Funeral services \vcro held Monday afternoon. Nov. 21 at 2 p.m., 'in St.. Paul's! Lutheran church a1 Lako! > fnr TMr? Augusta Meyer with Rev. LaVerne R. Meinecke in charge. Shclda Hert?.ke served as organist and the senior choir of St. Paul's sang. Pallbearers were William Mabus, Adolph Poppe. Sr.. Mu-hael Christ. Sr., Ernest Christ. Gustnv Potthoff and Leonard Sicbnldt. Interment was in the Lutheran cemetery. Augusta Brandt, daughter of William and Frederick;! Brandt was born October H. 187R. in Pomerania. Germany. At the age of 14 or in 1878 she accompanied her parents to America, coming directly to Burt. In November, 1897, she was united in marriage to John A. Meyer by the Rev. Fendler. They established their home in the Lakota community. Prior to Mai. 1937 when they moved to the present home in town they lived on a farm northwest of Lakota Mr Meyer passed away Dec. 26' 1940. Previous to this their son, William and wife had moved in with them to help in their care, in the closing years of their lives. Five years ago. Mrs Meyer was found to be suffering with diabetis. A year ago last September she became ill and on Dec. 14, of the same year she submitted to major surgery at Mason City. The following January 10, she again underwent surgery and for some time she seemed to rally remarkably well. About three months ago she took a turn for the worse. Her condition became critical on Nov. 11, and on Nov. 17. she passed away at the age of 77. She leaves to mourn her passing seven children, Walter of Lakota: Mrs Esther Nash of Hollywood, Calif., Mrs Leona Bruer of Lakota, Raymond of Elmore, Minn., William of Lakota, Mrs Ann Tutton of Buffalo Center and George of Lakotai nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs Edith Reese of Santa Rosa, Cai. and Mrs Anna Hassler of North wood, Iowa. IF IT'S NEWS WE WAWT IT •BURT By Mrs Jessie Rash Mrs Wayne Mann returned Sunday of last week from a vi?H with the Claude Whitchill family in Colesburg. She accompanied her daughter. Mrs Merlon Steward and son Douglas to Angola, Ind. They were driving to Virginia to .join Mr Steward, stationed at Fort Belvoir. One night was spent with the Whitchills enroute, and Mrs Mann spent a few days there on her return. Mr Steward is a M. P. Mr and Mrs John Gccsman Jr. and Lois of Charles City wil 1 spend .the Thanksgiving vacation with the John Gcesmans and the Clarence Riebhoffs. Mr Geesman is enrolled in the Charles City Business School where he is taking a Linotpye Course. They moved there this month. Mr and. Mrs Walter Granion?. of Silvis. 111. spent Saturday with the Walter Stewards. The women called on Mrs Art Leason that evening. Mr and Mrs Gramcnz were called here by the dealli of the hitter's mother. The Burt. Woman's Club met Nov. H with Mrs Clapsaddle, Mrs Ilamstreet assisting hostess. An Iowa Quiz was in charge of Mrs Don Patterson. Mrs J. L. Miller gave a report, on Comics, TV, Radio and Movies as to what they offer children. A book report was given by Mrs Ryerson. The next meeting is November 29 arid will be guest night with a 1 o'clock dinner at the Methodist Church. Mrs Max Goldman of Titonka will be guest scpaker. The Hope Circle will serve the dinner. Mr an,d Mrs Raymond Lovstad and children spent Thursday evening with the Raymond West- lings. Mr and Mrs Erwin Schwiotert were in Lakota Sunday to assist others of the family in honoring the hitter's father, William F. Baum. by observing his 82 birthday anniversary on that date. Mrs Lottie Isenberger and Mrs Clara VanSleenberge accompanied the Schwieterls and were guests at the dinner. Others present were Vcrdean Baum, Mr and Mrs R. C. Baum, the Win. Baums and daughter & the Clarence Baums and daughter all of Blue Earth, Minn, and Mr and Mrs Paul.Hertzke. Albert Volentine went to Mason City Monday to meet Mrs Volentine who was returning from Wichita, Kan. where she had spent the last two months with the Gordon Whitmores. Mrs Whitmore was recovering from major surgery. Some 28 women attended the Homcmakcrs meeting at the homo of Mrs Dale Schroeder Tuesday, Nov. 15. A lesson on World Trade was given by Ellen Holmgren. Lotts Creek 4-H The regvilar meeting of the Lotts Creek Leaders 4-H was held Nov. 22 at the Lotts Creek school with 22 members present. The club decided to purchase a .phonograph. A christmas party was also planned. After the business, James BierSledt gave a talk and Free) Ericksoni showed how to make a rope and several knots. Merl and Alan Walker provided the luncheon. NOTICE OF SCHOOL ELECTION PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to I ho qunlificd voters nf the Burt Corr)- munitv School District, in the County of Kossuth. State of Iowa, that a special election has been called nnd ordered to be held in and for said School District on Ihe 9th. day of December, 1055. whereat there will be submitted to the voters? of said Burt Community School District, to be by them voted upon, the following proposition, towlt: "Shall the Board of Directors of the. Hurt Community School District, In the County of Kossuth. State of Iowa, issue bonds In an amount ndt to exceed ISSfl.Mfl.BO for the purpose of carrying out A school building program consist- Ing of reeonStruotlhil aftd ing the present School building ami constructing and equipping art addition thereto in and for said School District?" The polls for said election will be open from twelve o'clock noon until seven o'clock p.rrt. of said day and lev said election the whole of said Cotn^ munity School District has been consolidated Into and will cbriStttuW : , 6n« voting precinct and the polling place therefor will be at the Burt City Mall located in the Town of Burt, Burt Township. Kossuth Cotinty, Iowa, at which time and place all of the qualified voters of said School District are hereby notified to appear. This notice is given by order of the Board of Directors Of the Burt Community School District pursuant tt the provisions of Chapter 296, Code of Iowa, 1054, and to a sufficient petition with the requisite Signatures In accordance therewith and as ordered bv a resolution adopted by the Board of Directors on the 7th day of November. 1955. Dated at Burt. Iowa, this 7th day of November, 1955. Mrs O. H. Graham Secretary. Board of Directors 43-46-47-48 We Have It! 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You just want to keep on and on, piloting this sweet, singing beauty wherever fancy points. Sound like a wonderful divam? It happens time and again to owners of this fabulous new car. And the lure that leads them on and on is the performance of Pontiac'..-. great new Struto- Streak V-8 . . . the most thrilling performance on the American highway. Trallic's a delight in this agile car. Power flows smooth a.-> oil when you leave a light, and with the slwrp authority oi --7 bla/ing "horoes". Brakes respond with crisp, new Test the all-new thrills of the fabulous certainty. The wheel answers fast as pointing your finger. You're driving with a confidence you've never felt before! And highway touring is pure pleasure! You swing the curves with new sure-footed certainty . . . clear a high hill or sweep safely past a loiterer with the happy assurance that you command the greatest "go" on wheels. And when you settle down to cruising speed on an open highway—that's the real payoff on your good judgment! This is living in a wonderful new way. Driving's exciting again! Come in and try it—you can prove it in 10 minutes as easily as in 10 hours. And you'll prove something else to yourself. Pontiac's glamour matches its "go"—it's the greatest on the road! Fhntiac Ernie Williams Pontiac-Cadillac W. State St., Algona Phone 1358 ONE OF A NUMBER OF GOOD MEAT TYPE! This is Mr. Certified, the first boar sold cut of the first certified litter in' the Duroc breed. He sold for $1010 at Public Auction. A Meat-Type Barrow — Note length without fatty look. The backfat tests tell the first story — the carcass cut tells the final one. Watch for a sample of what we mean next week. MEAT-TYPE HOGS PRODUCE LEANER CUTS, BOOST PORK SALES ABOVE IS SHOWN A DISPLAY OF HAMS FROM MEAT-TYPE HOGS. SOME PACKERS TODAY ARE EVEN TRIMMING OFF THE SMALL AMOUNT OF FAT YOU SEE AROUND THE NEWLY CUT HAMS ABOVE. We Can Take Hogs Any Day! Any Number! - - - No Limit! WESTERN BUYERS PAYS PREMIUM PRICES FOR MEAT-TYPE HOGS Buying Hogs Is Our Business, And Our ONLY Business. We Will Come To Your Farm And Tell You Your Amount of Premium With Delivery To Us Any Working Day. WE LIKE MEAT-TYPE, BUT WE BUY THEM ALL Serving Mid-West Pork Raisers For 25 Years WESTERN BUYERS SELLING TO OVER 200 PROCESSORS OF PORK PHONE 107 * AIGONA, IOWA

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