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6~Algona (la.) Upper Des Moines Tuesday, February 28, 1956 Tidbits From Evelyn I've had some interesting mail 1his week which 1 will share with you, all cards picturing the charms of various places. One from Rose Potter (Mrs Charles) who is visiting her son-in-la\\ and daughter. Mr and Mrs Orrie Norstadt in Riverside. Calif., shows luscious fruit and orange blossoms on the same tree. It may sound odd to some folkj-. but it is true, as anyone who has- been to California can testify. ripened oranges and the blossoms are often on the trees together. Mother always said that was UK thing that impressed her most plus the beauty of the combina tion. Better yet to me was the fragrance. Mrs Potter said the grass and shrubs are so green, the weather had been perfect but the day she wrote it looked liki rain. She added "we had a slight earthquake Thursday, my first experience. It only lasted a few seconds." * » » A card from the Longs also mentioned the quake and Blanche said ''Here we are rockint , and rolling with old mothe^ Earth. Sure is a queer sensation but people come and go as if if was perfectly normal." The Longs were at San Diego and possibly the tremor was greater there than at Riverside.) Ab had a nice visit with John Byson and Mrs Percy Ball who will be remembered by the older Algonans as Eva Randall. Mr Ball has .been deceased nine years. I remember RUSCO WINDOWS GALVANIZED STEEL SELF- STORING COMBINATION gives you more convenience and comfort than any other combination window 1 RUSCO DOOR HOODS AND WINDOW CANOPIES add greatly to the beauty of your home 1 Charles Miller RUSCO SALES Phone 741-W after 6 p.m. Display at 116 So. Dodge. Algona v///ss//s//s/s/s///s//ss///>'/s/s/ss/s/rs////s//s/ss/ss/. Nita Randall, a sister probably, and 1 believe there was a Mr Randall, the father no doubt, who was a Kossuth county official, clerk, I believe, a number of years ago. "We have done this town, even the zoo and spent one day m Mexico. Had a 20 mile bout ride. Didn't know there were so many battleships, car riers and subs." * * * Mabel Livingston sen! a card from Yuma, Am., \vhich pictured the famous "drive-in" chapel. It is the only "drive-in" chapel in the United States and the pastoi is Charles A. Cady, a non-denominational minister. She asked him if I was a relative but he said he came from Georgia. Well he COULD be a relative. Grand father Cady had a brother Charles, a doctor in Chicago. This might be a descendant—who knows? * * » The card from Haiel Miller made me want to jpack up and : ,'o to south immediately. The palm treed highway looked sc inviting and a glimpse of watei at one side looked intriguing too And the weather was nice after a few days of chill. The letter from .ielen Turnbull, dietician at Park hospital, Mason City, contained a recipe I am going to pass on. It sounds delicious. One small carton of frozen strawberries—one box of strawberry jello mixed with one cup hot water—(cool jello and water before mixing with berries) Only one cup of water is necessary as the juice of the berries makes it the right consistency and it cools quickly. Add one-half pint of whipped cream. Cut cake cross*—Angel Food—Fill and place top back on. Then frost the cake. Keep <in refrigerator. Doesn't that sound yummy? • ' * * * . Adrian Casler returned Thursday night from Palmetto, Fla., where he had been vacationing the ;past few months. That he was a bit homesick and anxious to reach Algona is evidenced by his driving 700 miles that day to reach the homestead. Of course it was a wonderful vacation, but home and relatives beat anything Florida or the other forty-six states has to offer. (Including Hawaii and Alaska). * * * Amy Geering and Lizzie Post WE HAVE THE GENUINE LONO ll]aM£-~ : 'T&Qua/tw: &2%r : WINDOWMATERIALS W^OW^ATimALS 5E5T^SS r l (•Mtl BSowjsswtf"*-":; .«.•*:'»: . ~ *«•»'*• •IANOI9 ON THI FLEX-O-GLASS GLASS-O-NET 31 PLASTIGLASS )WYRO-GlASS >CREEN-GLASS HAMS F. S. NORTON & SON didn't got homo from Knnsas ns soon as had bwn reported. A triick had been hit and the train was held up nine hours. When they learned that, they decided to stay over Sunday as they would have reached Mason City so late at night it would have been inconvenient to drag luggage to a hotel, or wait till the relatives came to get thorn. So they got home Monday, Feb. 20 Am\v had been at Clenrwater with her son-in-law and daughter, the Rev. and Mrs Everett Black, to whom a daughter was born a few weeks ago. Lizzie was at Topoka with her son and daughter-in-law. Mr and Mrs Bob Post. Lizzie got to the diner this time unbeset by fears. The last time she was on that train was with me when we went to Hou- •iton and stopped at Wichita en- roule homo. When I suggested the diner she seemed reluctant I couldn't understand why, for I had been to the diner on othci trips years ago and managed ?oing through the coaches t< •each it in fine shape. Havinp reached the diner and finished 'he meal I asked her what caused her apparent alarm. Would ••ou believe? She had forgotten that the coaches are completely md securely enclosed in the area between them. She had visions of me being swept out of Hie sides and she was so fear ful of losing me. * * «• Little SleVen Carroll has begun traveling at an early age. He is only a few weeks old but last week his "momma" and "poppa" took him to Des Moines to visit the paternal grandparents, Mr and Mrs Frank Carroll. Of course, in heated c.irs and smooth riding vehicles it is quite like being at home in his own bas- sinette. * • * How easy il is lo get inlo "plush" habits and it's so easy to take. Take for instance breakfast served in one's hotel room. That's what Jean Hemmingsen did when she was in Des Moines recently arid that's what Lizzie Post 'and 1 I did the first morning we were iji Houston last May. After the .trays had been left, Lizzie said, "I should have hopped in -bed—Just think of having breakfast in bed and not being sick." « * * Lois Caldwell got tired of sitting around and doing lots of wishful thinking-thinking of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs R. N. Brenton and granddaughter Barbara, so she flung a few garments in her suit case, grabbed up her purse and away she went for visit of a week with them at Union City, Ind. She said she never saw such an ice and sleet storm as was raging from Chicago to Indiana. * * * I saw a letter the other day with the letters S.W.A.K. on the back, which translated, as everybody knows is "Sealed With A Kiss." Down, boy, downl It wasn't my letter, it was from a lad to his mother, a boy in service, bless his heart. * » * Mary T. Bestenlehner burned her hand quite badly a few weeks ago and the injured member has to be kept out of water awhile. Now it seems to me that two-thirds of a housewife's time is spent with; her hands in dish water. The little daughter Kathleen came to the rescue and said, "Don't worry, mother, I'll do the dishes", and she made good on the promise. Little Maureen, not to be out done by her older sister, said, "Me feep" and she too did a fine job. She used the vacuum cleaner to "feep." March 1 Moves Numerous In Bancroft Area v Banctofl—Movers in this vicinity are: Mrs Pauline Northrop and niece to LuVerne, Mr and Mrs Al Weydert from Algona to where the Northrops lived. Mr and Mrs Huntly to the Herbert Schiltz residence and Mr and Mrs Herbert Schiltz moved to the Walter Schiltz farm. Mr and Mrs James Stevens to the farm where Mr and Mrs Melvin Finch live. Mr and Mrs Donald Benkendorf purchased the Francis Arnoldy home. Mr and Mrs Henry Arndorfer and daughters and Mr and Mrs Bob Grogan and Terry are going to Illinois they were the former managers of the Grogan Cafe now managed by George Rahe. Mr and Mrs Roy Hinz to the Johannesen farm west of town and Mr and Mrs Harold Presthus to the farm vacated by Hinz. Tilda Johanneaen to Fairmont where she- has purchased a home. Uncle Succumbs Mrs Gene Wolf received word Feb. 18 of the death of her uncle, Al Miller, at LuVerne. Mr and Mrs Wolf attended the funeral at LuVerne Monday afternoon at two o'clock. Mrs WU1- iam Quinn is also a neice. Friday morning. She is at her home. Clara Hellman returned from Holy Family hospital recently where she has been under medical treatment. Hotel Mgr. Leaves Mr and Mrs L. E. Hurst of Sedalia, Mo., have temporarily taken over the Algona Hotel which was previously managed by Mr and Mrs Jess George vyho resigned Feb. 15. Mr Hurst is a traveling manager for Boss Hotel Co. Undergoes Surgery Richard Egan, son of Dr. and Mrs T. J. Egan underwent surgery at Methodist hospital in Rochester, Minn, and plans to return home Monday. Richard is in seventh grade at St. John's School. Teachers Reelected The three teachers in Bancroft Public School were re-elected at the meeting of the school board. They are Miss Regina Berens, Miss Collette Kockler and Mrs Helen Tostenson. Moving To Yankton Francis Arnoldy, manager of Thompson Yards at Bancroft, announced this week that he and his family are moving to Yankton, S. D. where he will manage the Thompson Yards there. Mr Arnoldy will be replaced by Henry Strunc of Livermore. "Dugan" Flaig had both of his ankles injured Thursday evening in the basketball game between Pocahontas and Bancroft. Dugan is a sophomore at St. John's high school. Kenneth Bergman received a back injury Thursday while carrying a can of water up the basement steps, Kenny slipped and fell down the steps. Johnnie Nemmers, son of Mr and Mrs Clarence Nemmers, entered St. Ann hospital in Algona where he had his appendix removed. Johnnie is in fifth grade at St. John's. Mrs J. W. Schiltz suffered a slight heart attack while attending Mass at St. John's Church You've got your chick off to a flying start with FELCO CHICK STARTER. Now keep 'em gaining and growing with FELCO GROWING MASH. Your birds still have to develop bones, body and feathers before they are ready to lay, FELCO GROWING MASH supplies the proteins, vitamins and minerals that chicks need to develop and grow. The better grown out your pullets are at the time they start to lay, the better they'll be able to stand the strain of laying. Stop in and see us soon. Remember: With FELCO, you get those cooperative saving*. KKOS m BIST- SAVINGS MUST ASK YOU* HMHBOR Farmers Cooperative Society, Wesley. Burt Cooperative Elevator, Burt. Lone Rock Cooperative ilevator Co., Lone Rock. Fenton Cooperative Elevator Co., Fenton. Whittemore Cooperative Elevator, Whittemore. The Farmers Elevator, Bode. Farmers Cooperative Elevator Co., Swea City. West Bend Elevator Co., West Bend I liked Mary Ellen Kelly's item on Monaco so much I am quoting portions I think you too will like —"Monte Carlo,. Monaco's only city, is a far cry from the atmosphere of Hollywood and Philadelphia where the star (Grace Kelly) has lived. But Cannes and Nice, society's entertainment paradise, aren't too far away for a shopping spree." The trip to Monte Carlo she described as "Pirouetting around the mountains at a dizzy height .was the ancient Roman road which disclosed a thrill at every turn. Monte Carlo, capital of the principality of Monaco, is a city of 30,000 residents. It has a unique air somewhat like that of a stolid provincial uncle who frowns on chewing gum but operates a wheel of fortune on the basis that "business is business." At the world-famed Casino, housed in the city's largest building, 3,000 are employed. These men are tax-free, reserved and shrewd. From one generation to another their profession is handed down, and hardly ever is an outsider accepted for employment. * * * Shops bordering the narrow streets showed the best of china, leather goods, silver and wearing apparel. Large signs urged tourists to "Buvez Coca-Cola" and Suicide Park, an alleged refuge of unlucky gamblers, offered a grim warning to tourists with well-padded wallets. Two special attractions were the Rock of Monaco with it's Ducal Palace and nearby, the world's largest sea museum. We returned to Nice on the shore route—past spacious villas including the retired novelist Somerset Maugham's, sleek cabin cruisers and yachts, no longer effective German road blocks and the world's oldest olive tree. To our left was the crowning scene of all the Mediterranean." • • * Well, we've had a trip aboard. now let's get back to Algona in 1929—Mrs Latham and family, of Kansas City are expected here for the jubilee and will visit at the home of her father Joe Bieser. Mrs Latham has been away from Algona the past 30 years. Attorney and Mrs J. L. Bonai were visitors at the Horst cottage at Okoboji Saturday and Sunday, and attended the lawyers' chautauqua which was being held there. Mrs Anne Paine returned to Algona with them and will spend a week at the Bonar home. (Mrs Horst was a sister of Mrs Paine. Both were Rausch girls) Mr and Mrs Robert Caldwell spent several days last week at Grundy Center. Zender and Caldwell have closed their stock at that place, but stijl have fixtures and other matters to look after. The J. C. Penney Company will occupy the storeroom which they had. Every day is laundry day, says Mrs Ray Bails of Stanwood. She does about 25 machine loads each week. She's the mother of 14 children. NOTICE TO BIDDERS ~ SEALED PROPOSALS will be received by the Board of Directors of the Algona Community School District, Algona. Iowa, at the Office of the Board in the High School Building in said District, until 2:00 p.m.. Thursday, March 15, 1856. at which time and plaet all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud, lor furnishing all labor and materials necessary for the erection and completion of an Addition to the Lucia Wallace School, In actiord- ance with plans and specifications prepared by Tinsley. Higgins. Lighter & Lyon, Architects. 526 Liberty Building. L)es Moines, Iowa. Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check drawn on a solvent bank, and made payable to the Treas- urer of tho Alffnnn Community School District, in a sum equal to' at least live (5) per cent of the amount of the Bid. Such check shall not contain any condition in the body of the check nor endorsement thereon. Bid bonds will not be accepted. Should the bidder fail or neglect to furnish a satisfactory surety bond, refuse to make a contract on the basis of his bid, or fail to meet the requirements of this notice and of the contract documents regulating the award, his certified check shall be forfeited to the School District as agreed and liquidated damages. All bids shall be made upon forms furnished by the Architects. or«;opies thereof. Separate proposals will be received for the following classifications of work on each school: (1) General Contract Work; (2) Plumbing & Heating Contract Work; (3) Electric WtHng Contract Work. Plans and specifications may be seen at the office of the Secretary of the Board and may be obtained from me ouice of the Architects. By virtue of statutory authority, a preference will be given to products and provisions grown and coal produced within the State of Iowa. The provisions oC law as contained in House File 288, enacted by the Fifty- fourth General Assembly of Iowa, wincn provides for the termination of contracts for the construction of public improvements because of a national emergency will be a part of the contracts for construction of this buUd- ing. Each proposal must be enclosed In a sealed envelope bearing the name -if the bidder, the name of the building and the division of the work bid upon in accordance with the above classifications, must be addressed to the Board of Directors, Algona Community School District, Algona, Iowa, and filed with the Secretary of the Board before the time set for opening the bids. The Board reserves the right to WE HAVE THE GENUINE TRANSPAFENT FLEX-O-GL Windows off All Kinds Ae .. .. m • • _• j t **.•» • • • Only -*O» lin. M. & Hundreds of Other Uses! <M !«<*•• WM«> Crystal ClMr-FMUt-$lMtterprwf-U«| tntinf •VRTM PW^ MM Wlitltm. ftrcfe Ckalr Cmn, Cirmtnt fen, rCwtiW HOLDS IN HEAT-KEEPS OUT COLO - CHEAPER THAN GLASS CUT WITH SHEARS & TACK ON - EASY To SEAL OR Stw •.:. Coast-To-Coast Store bolt! nil liicls for n pcrlorl of thirty days nfter tho dale of the opening before deciding upon the award. No bidder may withdraw his bid for at least thirty days after the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids. After the bids are opened and examined by the Board of Directors, the Board may by resolution declare who is the lowest bidder, and may defer the award of the contract pending necessary details. The board reserves (he right to re- left nnv or nil bids and to waive any informalities In the bids, it it bo deemed lo the Interest Of the Owner to do so. 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