The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 17, 1956 · Page 8
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(>a.) Upp»» De» Maine* Tuesday, January 17, lVenieNopes inNew LuVerne — Annual election of the LuVerne Volunteer Fire Department,.-William prior ,reelected Fire.^Qhief;- George Stuer, assistant ,Gh,ief;'. Gilbert towen, secretary-treasurer; Jack Guy, captain} ;Je&. Lindebak, honorary fire marshal! arid Jack Roos,. fire marshal!. The department hopes' to be able to purchase a new fire truck in near future. J. JT. Club Meets The J. J. Club Were guests Friday in the home of Mrs Jess Jergensen with, 13 members present. Mr Edward Dehnert was a guest and showed the group slides he took as-he was employ"ed in South America a year ago. . Mrs Jbseph : Thorn presided at the. brief business meeting. Mrs Jergensen served refreshments at the close of the meeting. "Canasta Eight" Canasta 8 met Monday evening in the home- of Mrs Edward Dehnert. Guest 'substitute players were Mrs Cecil Baker and Mrs Arthur W. Dimler. At play of canasta, awards, Mrs Carl Grph, Mrs John Ramus and Mrs Cecil Baker. At the close of play refreshments were served. Mrs Sione Hostess Mrs Ray Stone was hostess to the Progressive Woman's Club Monday evening in the school house. Twelve members were in attendance and enjoyed an interesting film on "The Asiatic Continent" presented by. Mrs Glen- niss Harper and Mrs Claire Champine. Refreshments were served after brief business. Tuesday Club The Tuesday Club met in the home of Mrs ,-B: E. Martin, Jan.. 10,'with Mrs Percy Brink, co- hostess. . A card was signed and made ready to send to a member, Mrs Van Hansen, who has entered a hospital at Rochester, Minn., for further medical treatment. Refreshments were served, club adjourning to meet Feb. 6 with Mrs Norma- E. 'McClaran, Mrs George Johnson co-hostess. Friendly Neighbors The Friendly Neighbor Club met Tuesday afternoon in the farm home of Mrs Edwin JVJarty. Election of officers took place. Mrs Ralph Oxley, president, Mrs Raymond' Darl^nd, viqe president, Mrs 'Robert Sowers, secretary-treasurer. Mrs Eldon Marty • was a guest. At the business meeting, new mystery sister names were drawn. Refreshments were served at the close of the afternoon. Cemetery Society Met The LuVerne Cemetery Society met in the town hall Wednesday afternoon with twenty-two in attendance. Guests were-Mrs Ed- vvard Ramus who joined the society and Mrs James Mallory who favored the group with a piano solo. A .memorial was given in honor of the late Mrs Amelia Pergande a long time member of the society. Miss Myrtle Jordan read two appropriate poems. After brief business when the new year calendars were passed out refreshments wi;re served by the hostesses Mrs Clara Wolf, Mrs John Ramus, Mrs Dora Ramus and Mrs George A. Eggleston. Mr and Mrs Sylvester Brace entertained their Neighborhood Card Club Monday evening. Awards, high, Robert Sowers and Mrs Curtis Morgan; low, Curtis Morgan and Mrs Albert Hefti; travel, Edwin Hefti. Refreshments were- served at close of play. The -Music Mothers Club met Wednesday evening in the school house with Mrs John Voss, Jr., presiding. Flans were made for serving refreshments during the Little Nine Basketball tournament here week of Jan. 16. Hostesses serving refreshments were Mrs Carl Gi'oh, Mrs Loyd Larson, Mrs George Si-hnetxer, Mrs Dean Bowman and Mrs Glen Braynard. The Comrade Sunday School Class met Thursday evening in the rooms of the Evangolical United Brethren Church. The meeting was opened by a devotions service and lesson study given by Mr and Mrs George Johnson. After brief business, Mrs Arthur Maass conducted tin social hour. Mr and Mrs Harry Naffziger were husts serving refreshments. Mr and Mrs Irwin Jcr^oast-a arc- the- parents of a son born Wednesday, Jan. 11, in the- Mercy hospital, Fort Dudgu. He weighed six pounds and thirteen ounce., They have a daughter Judy wiw is with her grandparents. Mr and Mrs Jess Jergensen. Mr and Mrs Wayne Sanford received the announcement of the birth of Scott Allen, seven pounds and fourteen ounces, born Jan. 6, to Mr and Mrs Hubert Thomas at Strawberry Point. They have another sun Bobby. They were former residents of LuVerne when they owned tiie Vern Theater. Mr and Mrs Wayne Sanford attended the funeral ol Mrs Lev Walters in Algona Tuesday afternoon. .Mr and Mrs Willard Sanford, Larry and Ann of Algona were Wednesday evening visitors in' the home of his cousin, Mr and i\Iis Wayne Sanl'ord and Connie. Mrs Mabel Thompson reiurned I Tuesday „. evening from Britt where she visited her son Earl Thompson and family and her sister, Mrs Percy Lo6mer. - Mr and Mrs Elmer Kubly visited Thursday in the home of ;Mr and Mrs- AlVih Kellirig in,Goto* field, •'•' :' '••-,;••••••..;.••' Mr rfnd Mr$ Ralph Dimler Mv6 news that their granddaughter, Jeari Elleri, daughter of Mr and Mrs Morris Espelandi Fort Dodge, was a patient in Mercy hospital there the past week with a bron« chial infection. Mrs Marie Stoddard, her daughter, Mrsf Bonnie Ellifntz and Theodore Johnsbn .visited Tues» ^ay evening in the home of their son, and brother, 'Mr; and Mrs .Lloyxi .Stoddard in Fort Dodge. They went to attertd a party for ,the (first birthday of Mildred Jeanelte Stoddard. Mrs Arthur Carlson of Gowrie visited her mother, Mrs Alice Anderson, patient in Roberts .Rest Home, Algona, Monday, Visiting Mrs Anderson, Tuesday was her niece Mrs Fred Arndt and children of HumbOldt. Mrs Walter L. Hefti of Britt visited her sister, Miss Esther Merkle Tuesday evening. Mrs Bertha Hunt left.Friday, Jan. 13 for Arcadia, Calif., where she will visit in the home of her son Albert Hunt and family. Mrs Hunt has made her home with her son, Mr and Mrs E. Hunt on a farm south of LuVerne. They, too are leaving to make their :home at Los Angeles, Calif. 1 Mr and Mrs Lloyd F. Smith were pleased with a telephone call Wednesday evening when • their son, S. N. Jerry Smith called from Oakland, Calif. Jerry in the Navy has just returned from Iwalduna, Japan where he reported September 1. Enroute to the United States he was privileged to spend five hours in Pearl Harbor and visited his • brother- in-law and sister, M/Sgt. and Mrs Robert Deibler and children who have been there one and or half years. Mr and Mrs Gerald Brace ol Hayfield, Minn., visited Wednesday in the home of their son and daughter-in-law, Mr and Mrs Sylvester Brace, sons, Kevin and Jason. Mr and Mrs Dick Johnson moved to make their home in Ames, Tuesday. They had lived in Omaha, Neb., where he was employed by the Kellogg Co. They are the son of Mr and Mrs George Johnson and the daughter of Mr and Mrs Thomas McLaughlin of LuVerne. Their baby daughter Suzanne has been cared for in the home of the maternal grandparents as the move was made. Lou Studer, Nyla Newbrough, Madeline. Grant, Rita Ricke arid Mrs Sartlsy. • '•'••' towhship. The drive begart the first of this Week. Leslie Pearson, daughter of Mr and Mj-3 JSlof Pearson suffered head iftjuties recently in a fall front a horse. j Mr afid,Mrs.Oi'ville; Smith and Mr Cnd Mrs Glenn Smith and children went to Forest City Wednesday) Jan. 11 to assist in a 1 farm sale at the home of Mrs Orville Smith's nephew. Veva Lease and Beatrice Hild- mah of .the Tuesday club and Linda Bentele and Marjorie Goetz of the Wesley Homemakers attended an all day extension lesson, Tuesday, Jan. 10, in the Roscqe Mawdsley home, northeast 'of Algona. Mrs George Wellik and two Sons Neil and Mark of Britt spent Wednesday at the home ol her parents, Mr and Mrs R. C. Bauer and helped serve the free luHch at the opening of the R. C. Bauer International Implement:, company in their new building which was purchased last year from John Hauptman. Cletus West was a surgery patient at Mercy hospital, Mason City last week. Mrs'Herb Hensley, daughter of Mr and Mrs Arthur Obrecht of Algona, former Wesleyans, is now able to get about in a wheel chair,, after.',; sustaining serious bodily- Mjttrtis itta'car ai&hjeiif several weals agd. She teefiJM part (gd j heir'.- htisbaad and ' wjhere they -attended the funeral of Mr . Obrecht's . mother,. Mrs Wilflam pbrecht.. •* '' H. vE;, Hehirningsert's motfleiv Mrs Elsie Hemmingsen, aged 87 years, died Dec. 27 at the hospital in Newell*': la., after a brief illness. Survivors include 5 sqrisv two daughters and many 'gfahd-"> children; ? ; .,: •>',> • E. P. Stahsberry of Ottumwia came Tuesday to visit ;hisVqat*,', ghter, Mrs Elof Pearson and farri* ily. - : ;-.:, . ."•/-.;' George Sheridan> will again do the town assessing. . Minnie Bleich and James tiil- Verty have been drawn for petit jury .duty. They will report for service, Feb.. 14 and their duty will end when the February term of court is closed in Kos* suth County. Ray Muller will hold a complete farm sale on the farm 4 miles north of Wesley on Feb. 4. Mrs Matilda Loebig had as hor guests one day last week, Mr and Mrs Frahk Bongartzz arid tour children of Ellis, Kan.; Mr and Mrs-Victor Simmon of 'Crys~- tal Lake and Mr and Mrs John Griese of Lakota. .'.'"••. Mark Gpetz, son of Mr and -Mrs Philip Goetz; fell from the £ erry-|6-rbund at the parochial hoot Mondayy Jan. 9, and broke •S 6th bone's 1ft his right arm be< •ww the elbow. . ..'"'• XMrs John: Knopper had. as her Weekend guests, Mr and Mrs Albert Kftopogf arid Betty of Roseland, MirtfT, Mr and Mrs James Knopper , of Wrenville, Minn, Others otf Sunday were Mr and Mrs Jerry Kftopper,.Mr arid Mrs John Eeinken, Mr and Mrs Relkes Heinken, ,Mr and Mrs Bale Knopper and family, Mf and Mrs John Knopper and Darlene, Mr and ,Mrs Golden Knopper all of Britt and Mr and Mrs Jerry Knopper of Forest City. _ - ; , Mr and,'Mrs Henry Weiland returned Jan. Oth'from two weeks jn Dallas, Texas with the;r dau- ghterfind family. Mr and Mrs Ray Doughan left Jan. 4th for'Miami to spend a month. . JacJk Grant of Britt had cataracts removed from both eyes last week at Deaconess hospital in Marshalltownj Mrs Grant is the former Alberta Neuroth, 'daughter of the late Albert .Neuroth's. ' ,, Walter, and Forrest Adolf, Mrs Pearl Stanke and daughter Lana all of Hartley spent Thursday, ,Jnn. 12 at the Will Martinck borne. •WESLEY By Mrs. Viola Studer '», «*•• » „ J : :• • A public card party will be held Sunday night, Jan. 29 in the Legion hall, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary. A ham will be given as door prize. The committee-women arc Mary March of Dimes chairmen are Theron Hansen for Wesley township,' Rosalie DeBoer for Wesley and Lou Lickteig for Prairie IRON AND METAL South Phillips St. Phone 848 AN INVITATION... is driving any car in the medium-price class to the man wfio How you can own a bigger, more powerful Chrysler Windsor V-8 for the cost of a rpedium-prlced car Frankly, we believe you will find th;it the Chrysler Windsor is the only real luxury cur that sells at .a medium price ... a car far in advance of its contemporaries and ahead of its time. 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Then make a drive-them-both comparison, We'll leave everything else to your judgment. *H'iih tin- tulJniun uj il(u Chrysler 1'ower T(aiit at iliyhl extra COtl, "PowerStyle" CHRYSLER t/ie year-a/ieat/ car! J, & L Motors - 600 Diagonal - Phone 595 What's II- YOU READ THE EDITORIAL PAGES Of THf ALGONA UPP|R DES MOINES YOU MAY FIND OUT QUICKER THAN YOU GET IT EVEN IN A DAILY I The Following Editorial Appaareet In th« Algona Upper Des Moines on Dec. 29, )9SS: 8,000 PERCENT PROFIT A private group is making an 8,000 percent profit from a public land giveaway as the result of a deal made under the present administration, a Senate committee has discovered. The action- involves disposal of public forest lands and timber. i A Portland, Oregon, group filed "gold and silver" mining claims in a national forest in Oregon. Such claims are supposed to be granted only on proof that metals or minerals are present in quantities "commercially mineable." The purpose of this is to keep fake miners from getting forest lands when their real purpose is to strip off valuable timber. Clarence A. Davis, present Undersecretary of the Interior, sent an engineer to take samples from the claim. The samples were then sent to a firm for analysis. This firm by coincidence happened to be acquainted with the group filing the claim. The analysis report said the samples showed high silver and gold content, and the claims were granted. ' ; The Oregon group paid $8,045 for these claims. The samples taken for the silver and gold test, the Senate committee learned, were dumped into a river after the inspection test and cannot be re-examined. Since the granting "of the claim, the Oregon group which bought the land for $8,045 for "mining purposes" has resold the land for $96,000 and its timber potential is now being worked and has an estimated value of $638,000. Senator W. Kerr Scott, South Carolina, chairman of the senate group, said "as i result of interference in the Interior Dept., weasel-worded legal opinions -and questionable sampling and assaying have been substituted for the expert judgment of dedicated government employees in the U. S. Forest Service who opposed this sale of public land." Aye, Senator, and what do we, the people, do now? The Following Story (In Part) Appeared Jan. 13, 1956, in The Des Moines Register Attributed to The Register and New York Times News Service . . . WASHINGTON, D. C. — A former government official Wednesday told a congressional committee why Oregon ore samples from Al Sarena Mines, Inc., were sent to an Alabama firm for appraisal rather than having them tested on the west coast. The Sarena company applied in 1949 for gold and silver mining rights in the Rogue River National forest near Medford, Ore. The claims were rejected after sample ores were assayed to yield only 87 cents a ton. Under McKay In late 1953, after Douglas McKay of Oregon had become secretary of the interior, bureau of mines officials in Spokane, Wash., were notified that Sarena agents would again take ore samples from the site. Malcolm E. Vjolin, then regional chief for the bureau of mines in Spokane, testified that normally mining claims were filed with the bureau of land management, not the bureau of mines. Volin said he received instructions, originating with Clarence A. Davis, undersecretary of the interior, for overseeing the Sarena sampling. The instructions, he said, specified that the samples should be assayed by a firm "mutually acceptable" to himself and to Sarena. Home Town Firm He said he proposed sending them to either of two reputable west coast assaying firms. Al Sarena, he said, objected to both companies and proposed the A. W. Williams Co. in Mobile. (Sarena's home office is in Mobile) Vojirt agreed, yfter the bureau of mines southern regional office informed him Williams had the approval of the state geologist in Alabama as a reputable firm. The committee staff produced a letter from the general services administration stating that the Williams company's work for it had in the past been "incorrect" and "inadequate." $2 a Ton The Williams' assay report showed that the Oregon site might be expected to yield an average of more than $2 per ton in gold and silver. On the basis of this report, Al Sarena was awarded its claims. Since then, it has been cutting douglas fir and sugar pine timber at the claim site, but doing no mining, according to testimony. Senator Richard Neuberger (De/n., Ore.) said the claim patents gave Sarena title to timber worth at least $250,000 at present prices. Differs on Value Representative Charles Jonas (Rep., N.C.) said that in 1949 the forest service estimated the value of the timber at $77,000. Robert Redwine, chief counsel for the committee, said Sarena has cut 2 million board feet of lumber on the tract. Its value was estimated at $110,000. Richard N, Appling, Jr., bureau of mines agent who watched the ore sample taking, testified that he took a set of matching samples against (he possibility that those mailed to Mobile might be Jogt in transit. When he received the Williams report, he said he dumped his set in the Rogue river as no longer needed. IF YOU WANT FACTS WHIlf THEY-'ARC FRISH, HQNiSTlY PRgSiNTgp, Wi INVITE YOU TO READ THi EDITORIAL PAGES OF . , . . • • The Algona Upper Des Moines WITH THi IARGIST CIRCULATION IN KOSSUTH COUNTY

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