The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 13, 1956 · Page 19
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 19

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 13, 1956
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Less Soybeans, More Oats Under Seal Here Than '54 A total of 521,221 bushels of 1955-crop soybeans and 335,071) bushels of 1055-crop oats was placed under government price support by Kossuth county farmers by the close of.the application period for those grains on Jan. 31. A year ago, Kossuth county farmers had 794,763 bushels of 1954 soybeans and 275,555 bushels of 1954 oats under price support. January 31 was the deadline for obtaining price support loans and purchase agreements on all 1955 small grains, flaxseed, soybeans and grain sorghum, according to Virgil L. Rohlf, manager of the county ASC. Manager' Rohlf emphasized that producers have until May 31 to obtain loans and purchase agree- \ments on 1955 corn. He pointed out, however, that only corn produced on farms complying with their 1955 corn acreage allotments is eligible for price support. As of February 15, a total of 3,901,974 bushels of the 1955 crop of corn in Kossuth county had been placed under price support, of which 3,797,249 bushels were under loans and 104,725 bushes were under purchase agreements. In the state as a whole, nearly 88',-fe million bushels of 1955 corn was under price support by Feb. 15. A total of 92 million bushels of 1954 corn was placed under support in the program for that crop year. Loans and purchase agreements on wheat and grain sorghum ma- ture on March 31; those on barley, oats, rye \ancl flaxsoed mature on April 30, and those on soybeans mature on May 31. Loans and purchase agreements on corn will mature on July 31. Begin Use Of New Classrooms At Swea City Swea City — The vocational agriculture, and shops classes were the first to use their classrooms in the newly built addition to the school building in Swea City. Superintendent Stewart also reveals that the rest of the classrooms are expected to be ready for use in a matter of about three weeks. At the school board meeting Monday night, March 5, the directors voted to paint the old building, and to blacktop a portion of , the school playground. Also they accepted the low bid for fuel oil for heating the nevy additions. /The S-vea City Oi! Co. submitted the bid. Ronald Johnson, Board president, and Supt. Stewart met with the City Council Tuesday evening, Mar. 6, to discuss-the summer program for youngsters, which includes transportation to some swimming pool and transportation of the grade players for various baseball games. The Council agreed to stand part of the expense. Red Cross Drive Opens , The drive for funds for the Red Cross began Monday witn W. A. Bokmd and Gifford Smith, cochairmen. Swea City's allotment this year is set at $400, and the quota for Kossuth county is $8,154. Tho house to house drive here will be made by Supt. E. E. Stewart for the school; others are A. J. Bilsborough, Mrs J. A. SanUner, Mrb J. August Peterson, Mrs W. A Boland, Mrs John Verbruggc, Mrs Roy Valvick and Mrs Rena Haglund. The meeting of the Swca- Harrison -4-H club was held Mar. 5 at the home of Dee Ann and Robyn Swnnson with Curtis Hanson assisting. Wallace Schmick- ing, a new member was also present. At the close of the business meeting, Janet Thoreson was presented a certificate for five years membership in 4-H work. •> Richard Olson and Billy Clark gave a demonstration and a play- let was presented by a few 4-H members. IBob^Kaltved, Duane Jensen, Bob Wiskus and Bill Wiskus also gave talks. After the meeting and program, Mrs Swanson'and Mrs Hanson served lunch. REENLISTS, AIR FORCE Ronald J. Peterson, 24, of Algona. Ronald was a veteran of four years prior service in the U.S. Navy and was assigned to Lowry AF Base, Colorado. His wife will remain in Algona temporarily until she is able to join him. Swea Sunbeams 4-H Girls Tuesday, March 13, 1956 Algona (la.) Upper De» Molna»-S Left to right. Back row! Mrs Maynard Jensen (L), Swea City, Mary Kay Dolan (vp), Joan Irmiter, Betty Stenzil, I"ita Walker, La Von Jensen (p), Lois McGregor, Alice PicM, Barbara Stenzil, Mrs Ralph Walker Jr. (AL). Center row: Kay Fitzgerald, Betty Clark, Karen Johansen, Mary Ingessor. Front row: Margaret Ingessor, Patty Dolan, Janet Walker, Maxino Clark. Mrs Jane Boyer Died March 5 At Swea City Swea & Eagle — Mrs Jane Boyer, 96, fornjerly of Fairmont, Minn, where she and her deceased husband lived for many years, died March 5. After death of Mr Boyer and her failing health she came here lo make her home with her daughter Mrs Ole Johanson. Mrs Boyer observed her 96th birthday last November 8 and passed away Tuesday morning, March 5. She has been bedfast the past eight years. Funeral services were conducted Friday March 9 at the Curtis Funeral Home, Swea City, at 1:30 p.m. Burial was in a Fairmont Cemetery. The Swea-Harrison 4-H club met March 5 at the home of Dee Ann and Robyn Swanson, with Curtis Hanson assisting. A new member is Wallace Schmicking. Mr and Mrs John Kelly are parents of a daughter born Monday, March 5, at Estherville hospital. The baby weighed 7 Ibs. and 12 ounces and was named Judy Ann. The Kellys now have four daughters. Mr E. E. Thompson was honored on his 84th birthday with a family party at the home of his grandson, and his wife, Mr and Mrs John Thompson Thursday night. Quests were Mrs E. E. Thompson, and sons, Lionel and Dettmer Thompson and Mrs Dett- rner Thompson. Mrs Reubin Holcomb was given a birthday party Tuesday afternoon when Mrs Orville Thoreson, Mrs Otto Larson, Mrs Harvey -arson, Mrs P. A. Holcomb, and Mrs Alvin Swanson came in to spend the afternoon. Two Reenlist In U. S. Air Force Two Kossuth county men reenlisted in the U.S. Air Force recently thru the U.S. Air Force Recruiting Station located in The Snell Building, in Fort Dodge. They are as follows: Donald E, Beck, 19, son of Mr August Beck of Swea City. Donnld wns a veteran of two years prior service in the U.S. Air Force ;md w;is assigned to Lackland AF Base. Texas. 13 COLORS 13 RUSCO WINDOWS 3ALVANIZED STEEL SELF- STORING COMBINATION gives you more convenience and com- forl than any other combination window 1 RUSCO DOOR HOODS AND WINDOW CANOPIES add greatly lo the beauty of your home I Charles Miller RUSCO SALES Phone 741-W after 6 p.m. Display nt 116 So. Dodge, Algona FIRST with the MOST! MARK 55E mere Electric WOLVERINE BOATS, TRAILERS AND ACCESSORIES. ALSO SOME USED OUTBOARDS AND BOAT TRAILERS - AT YOUR MERCURY DEALER. WESLEY BILLIARDS AL LOEBIG Phone 3301 Elegant Hats at Pin-Money Prices Here at Graham's . . . sleek straws and straw cloths, lavishly bedecked with flowers and' luce . . . never before such elegant millinery styles at Fiich pin-money prices. Choose your new Easter chapeau &^ fl|O now! $£i9O to Easter GLOVES Featuring swank, smart "shortie" gloves that add such zest to your Easter outfit . . . especially in these new whites, blacks and colors. Fabrics and nylons <J I f|« C» I AQ in sparkling Easter gloveslV I «UU $ I i9O IN A NEW GRAHAM Wonderful spring Woolens and Nylons in a mist u[ new flattering Avhs! Short coats that range from brief, boxy s'.ylt.s U> the " , import; it new ".i lengths, in luscious sprini> color-to. U' '•. Sleek, slim, long coals that who the smartness of spring's latest styling. Come .see Graham s complete coat selections now . . . we have Hie style you want at the price you want to pay. Easter JEWELRY Wait 'til you sec Graham's lavish new spring jewelry collection! . . . bigger, better than ever..'All kinds of new ear rings, pins, clips, neeklaceb . ;,'-. and a special showing, of those nooular newJ'Flqppit". beads ^M. y9 u .. ca " liro-ti- en' . 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They come in all the spring shades that are "right". Holeproof's famous quality weaves. '' Sheer, Medium and Service Weights $'- 35 p « ir .^Stretchy Nylon Stockings 5 1 - 65 Pair Graham's Children's Departments Are Brimming with ^^ WB I..F- /• A i i ivr- -ri IF- **ir»i fff^tt-re /-\ki VLJCID /I /Itk AK1KJIV/PDCAQY WE SALUTE THE GIRL SCOUTS ON THEIR 44th ANNIVERSARY

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