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Upper DM Molfle* Tueiday; March 13, 1^6 , LOCALS PM Diamond accompanied hi father and other business asso dates to Chicago last week on buying trip. : { , Mt and Mrs Melvin Bay wer recently visited a week by the letter's parents', Mr and Mrs C. S jRUehl of Millard, Neb. Mr and Mrs James Whittemore spent from Monday till Thursday at ties Moines where Mr Whittemore attended a lumberman's convention. , Mr and Mrs Janies Whiltemore were recently visited over a weekend by Dr. and Mrs Thomle and sons Robert arid Richard ot Des Moines. The R«V. Gerald Hallauer of the Congregational church spent Friday at Orinnell attending u meeting of North Central Association of Registrars. Mrs Sylvia Germann has returned trom Richland, Wash., where she had visited her sister Eleanor Rahm. The women are Bisters of Mrs Arthur Ristau. ; Mr and Mrs Russell Picket! and Mr and Mrs Everett Baldus spent a recent weekend at Des, Moines and were guests of Mrs Pickett's brother-in-law and sister, Mr and Mrs W. D. Hemmingsen. Mr and Mrs Julius Peterson wfere visited last weekend by their son-in-law ,and daughter, Mr and Mrs Harold Anderson of Pennington, Minn. From here they went to Hot.'Springs, Ark., and will stop 'here for another visit enroute home. Mr and Mrs Mellvin Christensen, Mr and Mrs Robert Carney and Mrs Heinie Fisher spent the day at Rochester, recently, where they visited Mr Fisher who is a St. Mary's hospital. Mr Fisher'] condition is improving steadily but he will remain there for few more weeks. Mrs Bob Chambers, Mrs Mary Lytle %nd daughter, Jeri, took th former's father, Jess Riddle, to the train at Perry where he start ed a return trip to his home a; Pomona, Calif. Mr Riddle had spent the week here on business and visiting following a routine checkup with doctors at Kansas City, Mo. First Baptist Sponsoring A Week's Mission The First Baptist Church of Algona will hold its annual Missionary Conference next week March 18 through 25 (Sunday through Sunday). The Wycliffe Bible Translators, Glendale, Cal., will conduct the conference. ,Five Missionaries, who have labored, on ,i/)e.. in'ission fields of South and-'North' '-America, will bring, news from their respective fields, in pictures both slides and films, through messages by the missionaries themselves, and through curio displays of objects brought back from the countries where they labored. : Dale'iW. Kletzrhan, extension secretary: for the Wycliffe Bible TfansMtfrs will leaden the mis- hai-jr--activity of th^'week. Mr 1 etzmari has been ts member bi the Wycliffe Bible Translators since 1B48. . Me served for sever.a yeafs ift* Peru, In '.the r Amazon Valley. ' He has ' also served in Mexico. The First Baptist Church 'extends a cordial welcome to Al- gona'and the surrounding communities to participate in its missionary conferences.' ^Services will be held nightly at 8 jtmockj morning services through the week Tuesday tfirough Friday at 10 o'clock. Children's meetings •vill be held Monday through Wednesday at 4 o'clock. The Missionaries .will be in charge of all Sunday Worship services, Sunday School and younsj people's gatherings. Mrs Phelps Is Portland Club Hostess, Mar. 6 Portland — The Four Corner ,__-,.,. Club of Pdrtland friot day afternoon, March 6 at Ihe home of Mrs Bernard Phelpa with Mrs - .Herman Harms assistant hosiers. Present were MesdameS W.' J.) Stewart, Herbert Nelson, 1 Minnie Larsen, Ted Hike, Herman' Harms, Earl Zwiefel,'Lloyd Bartlett, Hazel Carroll, Victor Fitch and Bernard arid Charles Phelps. The meeting . wag openfid With two songs, "Brighten the Cornfe Where .You Are'.", and ."Clemen tine." After a short business meeting a idelicious lunch was served ty thfej hostesses. ( The next jneetini will be Tuesday afterhdbn. AprF 3rH at the hohie, of Mrs Minnie Larsen. Mr and Mrs David Bolie visitec at the Earl Zwiefel home Thursday evening. Zane Heifner of Boycoville, Wis. was an overnight guest al the home of Mr and. Mrs Earl Zwiefel Monday night. Mrs Donald Ringsdorf, Mrs Elvira Christensen and Mrs floger Schmidt went to Fort Dodge last Tuesday to shop. Mr and Mrs Raymond Carlsen and boys were Friday evening uests at the Donald Ringsdorf home. "About the time one learns to pake the most of life,-the most of life has gone." ' ' ... for beautiful washable walls ... for woodwork fo match ... there's no paint like Ready to use, ; it gjides, on ; smooth, as velvet over plaster, wood/ 'previously' painted surfaces andi wallpaper. It's easy to get beautifu| decoration in your home ' with wonderfuLJ SUPER KEM-TONE— even if-you've never painted . .89 Gal. KW Colors (D«*p Colors Slightly H/gfrtr}' ED WOLF, Owngr Algona i . t •*•„'First in the industry to bring you a • '20,000* ACCIDENT INSURANCE POLICY - the new Safety-Award winning Studebaker! Studebaker-Paekard Corporation will puix-ha:-;f and pay tiio premium on $^0,000 insurance coveray. for thu oilginal roistered owner of each big new 1956 Sludobaker purchased through a facloi-y-authonxcd Studchakcr Dealr;r on or after March 5, 1956 and until further notice.-, which will cover him against accidental death occurrin H while driving and arising out of an accident in- volv.ng his Stuciebakei-.' The rertifi L -at<-, i.s.iu,.-,J und.-r a po:uy wntten by a nationally kn.nvn insurance organization, jeniain:, :n eff.-ct for a full year from the date of purchase. This offer applies only to pur;-ha,;e in states where such coverage is not contrary to state- law* o,- •Tills policy snl,j,ct only to tl.e following ru-,.,,.!,,,,,: (1, i, ljury ,, lle ,„ „,, IiaMrds of Warfare (rauk by air, s,,,, or land, ami all en.ulu. fi.htin-; sl.all .'...stUut, warfare)- (2) . luicMe or any att, .apt ihrr.at or any int.-nliunally .vlf-inlli,.,,! injury, while sane- or in. sa,,e; (3) carbon ,„„,„»)«]«.• poisoning; (4) driri,,» tl.e a.it.,,,,,,|,i|,. for con.pen.ation ot hir,, or m any racv, spe.-d and/or c ,,durauc« l,-s. : (-,) illjllr) . s ,, slaim ,j , muide ^ Continental limit, ul the United States of America, H atta «. Canada ur Mexico Studebaker'a Unsurpassed Safety. \VI»-n you p'df in the \>i» new Slndebaker, you're snrroundi-d' by Security unsurpassed by any ear oil earth. Here is road- buying Pyramid D.-siu,, . . . 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To Have Own s* ~ A sectional sofa is. a !gopd investment for a family who movek from time to time, and even for the family who .stays put a sectional offers many variations in set-up. . = «— , -* . i' t . --* — » i I CT •» PITTSBURGH'S ^^^ UNBEATABLE PAINT TEAM ' : An old room takes on a brighf look wjth rnatching-pattern wallpaper and fabric, as shown above. Space-illusion is created by covering the closet doors with the same paper as the walls. Wallpaper can help hide many architectural flaws, and when used in ihese'modern ways can serve^ to "exhilarate" an, otherwise' drab and uninteresting room. - : with : \*^ LENNOX PERIMA-FLO HEATING j While Petirna-ifla. Heating doe's j all this for air—it does even more ? for you. You look, better,, feel ; better, eat, steepV act Better. i You're a new jJnd.of person in a new kind of alr-rconditloned for comfort the wtn»ar through. . . ; G*t«*tror Mr Cortdltlonlnf •fno txtra eo»t Lennox cooling UAH* uf» cam* Mo4<r and ductj . • titnot btatlng ; vwgttm you buy WALLHIDE Rubberized SATIN FINISH SATINHIDE . -. •. >. •- ',.. i»,^» . - , Enamel .' Now . . . refinish all paintable turfaces in your home with the twin paint]—Wallhide Rubberized Satin Finish for wails Satinhide Enamel for trim! Both glide on: swiftly, evenly, .dry quickly, wash easily.' No usual paint odor! • Pqinters - Decorators J \ •'.">'/i-1- ; -. i " . "Inside: arid .Outside" ; 'FREE ESTIMATES . . " ; Phone 1298-J In the room above, the idea ot still greater space is created by having the vanity skirt and curtains match the wallpaper also. Wallpaper can solve the problem ,'of an unattractive • and uneven wall —' one with old-fashioned frame panels, for instance. Tack a light- .weight wall board over Jhe , entire wall and decorate it with colorful wallpaper. A closet can Ise a tired, dreary place and a nightmare of confusion. With a bit of gay dramatic 'wallpaper it can become a conversation piece. Paper the inside of the door with the same paper as on the walls of the closet for a bright color contrast \ when the door is open. Yes, there are plenty..of "tricks" to be obtained-with .wallpaper, ..and your dealer can show you hundreds of them--all ways to brighten and improve y o u r home's appearance... An attractive concrete driveway adds much to the appearance of the ground:; and provides a year 'round ' passage to the street or highway. The storage unit tor u children's room, pictured above, was installed at modest expense, and without encroaching on . the room's spaca itself: It is a ceiling high unit made of big strong sheets of fir ply wood,'and the drawers and shelves arc designed to take .specific items .belonging to the youngsters. i . Most homes with kiddi'es need such units, and they can be'madc to order at low cost, to fit a particular room. When kiddies have such stprage space they can call their own, it is actually surprising to note how tidy anil neat they can become. Consult Us At ^o Obligation! MILLER LUMBER CO. \ u* a APPLIANCES • Dishwashers • Water Heaters • Refrigerators ; • Dehumidifiers e Garbage Disposals • Washers & Dryers Swartz Hardware Home Improvement Hdqtrs. niniiBit.i«» •',i_fa*Vi.. > ••^••••^ •••SMfci PLUMBING f't^ATING PLUMBING .,. supplies _ Expert Irutallarion of Modern Plumbing Fixtures ALGONA PLUMBING & HEATING 31 l'/j East JfifeMfk* Phone 1137 When You Think of FLOORS - WALLS think of Us! We Have a Skilled Service for the Most Modern Treatment of Floors and Walls. Designing and Laying ALGONA FLOOR SERVICE For Estimates - Phone 1040 WORK Of All Kinds We do all types of Residential and Commercial Electrical Work and Contracting. Let Us Estimate For You ALGONA ELECTRIC CO. Harold (Si) Roth Phone 4S2 -i - •• •''&*•• a! '*- n "''^% i; '" '-'••'•'- y-i '•*• interest Grows Enthusiasm for Algona's ''Home Show'/, the first to be held in this area, is gathering speed, as plans start to unfold for WP pvent. It is stated by Tom McGraw, committee chairman, that the aates of April 20 through 22 have been set, and the show will be held at the National Guard Armory here. The show, as planned,, will feature the latest displays of home and building merchandise, with some local firms planning to set up entire rooms for displays. A program of entertainment is also planned, with free prizes, etc. oftered registrants at the show. Trees form an important part of your home landscaping. Largn trees in excellent condition often have a value of $800 or more. So don't cut them down if it can be avoided. For Beautiful VfosiiaUe Wall* ... For Woodwork to Match — There's nothing like SUPER KEM-TONE1 It's ready to use, glides on smooth as velvet over plaster, wood- wallpaper. It's easy to get beautiful decoration in your home vrf*h KEM-TONE, even if you ye 1 never painted before) ..;, « : Ed" W#*> 'Owner pitf wrtc (Oil a . We Are Headquarters for Wallpaper and Painr-?- fce> Us Help You Plan ' Yojir Redecorating DAVIS PAINT On State Street Algona, Iowa. ALBERT HAGG Specialist in Interior Decorating 35 Years Experience PHONE 1172-J b Consnll ui on your remodeling or bui!4«ng plans — no obliga- ' tionl BOT5FORD lUAABfR CO. THERE 1$ A GAS HEATING SYSTEM TO FIT YQjm HOME EXACTLY Hpme Improvement Begins With Your Heating System I Save Money— As ^uch A* 25°i — On A Now or Conversion GAS BURNER. FREE ESTIMATES. North Central Public Service Phone 1412 ALGONA BUY THE FINEST1 Timken Gas & Oil Burners Your fuel saving? start th« day you buy a TIMKEN OIL OR GAS BURNER. And you'll enjo.y _ grtat8| quietness, 4*jp«itd»^i]ity & bejt of all »r' yeip T»mkea will last, longer, 1 too. Com« in for a free estimate thU week I * FUNK PLUMBING & HEATING Algona, H IDEAS AND E it PROVEMEN T FORTY ablM 'BUSINESS FIRMS OPERATION HOME IMPROVEMENT Suite 1109 .. 10: Rockefeller Plaza February 27, 1956 New York 20, N.Y. Mr. Wm,^.' SieelC, Secretary Algona Chamber of Commerco Algonai Iowa '' - '• .. Dear Mr. Sleele: V Algona and its building trades firms are to be congratulated on the leadership shown in developing interest in Operation Home Improvement. I have just looked at the newspaper sections which •you sent me, and I am completely amazed at the outstanding way in which OHI is beinff presented in Algona. Will you do me a favor? Operation Home Improvement has a Board of Directors of nine men who are prominent figures nationally ^ih the building industry, and I would like lo have each of them receive copies Of these Algona newspaper sections. I iwant'lo say thai-in bur next OHI Newsletter, which goes out to 22,500 people in the country/we are'taking space to describe the "Algona Operation". Your community is to be congratulated thoroughly for this grand cooperation, and I am confident it will proye beneficial to' Algeria. " . . ' ' • ' ; Sincerely, ' / ' i : . ' s/*!john R. Doscher .'. '•'' Executive Director i . Cane Fiber Interior Finish Materials Provide Ghe*erful Air This attractive girls' room has its cheerful, bright atmosphere '^built-in" with Cane Fiber Interior Finish materials on walls and. ceilings. Pre-decorated Celolex Tilq Board and Plank provide a pleasant background for other decorative features shown here — principally the harlequin motif on the bed covers and awning. The Interior Finish'materials al^o insulate effectively and contribute structural strength and are widely used for transforming porches, • attics, basements, and other areas into useful rooms. These attractive, low cost materials are finished in a variety of decorator colors and white and can bo repainted to harmonize or contrast with subsequent changes in color schemes. When running the vacuum cleaner around vhe edges of a room, or \yhen dusting baseboards with it, you can save time by fastening up low-hanging draperies with spring clothes pins. Custom-Made • KITCHEN FIXTURES • BATHROOM FIXTURES CABINET WORK OF ALL KINDS DONOVAN CABINET SHOP DO IT YOURSELF we can help! We have a co'rnplele line of Sherwin - Williams paints, asphalt shingles, insulation, siding materials and lumber. We'll be most happy io discuss your home improvement plans with you. KELLEY LUMBER COMPANY Serving Your Building Needs For Sixty Years The Morion Red Trucks Deliver Anywhere in City or County — Right to Your Building Site f ' F. S. NORTON & SON Phone 229 LUMBER & FUEL Phone 229 BJWSTROM'S FURNITURE IS HEADQUARTEHS FOR CARPET ; ; and DRAPERIES We Have one of the lamest stocks of CARPET and DRAPERY MATERIALS in north Iowa. Here are the services we render: We can show you this large stock in our store; We can come to your home wiih samples for checking; We lay eajpet expertly; we offer a complete drapery service, from making to hanging. OSE OUR EASY BUDGET PAYMENTS WTROM'S FURNITURE Larg« Floors of New Home Furnishings DoctorYWife Sickened Of Basement Litter Mrs Edwin.C. Voder, a doctor's .ifr. with.-ton., eve for modern hiaterial and .Old World, charm, has- combined,. t'he two in her basement recrea'tion room, two 'views of'which are shown at the •left; Starting with an ordinary cement basement, she finished the room with plywood paneled walls, hand-painted scrolls, on the false beams lading the plumbfng and floral, designs of her 'own .devising..orr the doors. t ' : Today, the once rubbish-; s 'slacked basement df he'r old,' 'horns is a.robin' with the-re-; ulaking, a±mospherp.fof a Swiss' : chalat thai .charms iv ihe fam-i' '.ily and their'frequent guests. ,Furnishings include 'a 'spin-: 1 ning • wheel, an ;bld' chest and .. a milk p f aiH , ?U» of 'which, ; blend:. airjazingly .Well' with; ; colorful furniture of current! 'design. 1 ' ; • if!...- •>• -;'..'*,''.' f, • • The plywood paneling was ap- •'plied vertically ;..ln staildard- tiize panels.' First the wood w"as . scored Vertically with a aeries of V-groovfes and the edges of the panel were beveled to create the same kind of groove at tlv> Joints. This makes for a (charming, natural wood effect' that enhances j the over-all style, in which the room is decorated; The finish oft the panels was important. It is a stain-glaze that softens the grain contrast'in fir plywood. At the same tiirte it offers a warm, real wood tone entirely in keeping- with'' the furnishings." ' '.'' . . This is-done by using a coat, qf wliijtd rei'.-or paint wiped 'While ;Wet- to, the. right grain-show- through. Then comes h uoat pjf shellac or .varnish which,is Steel-' ' wooled for, a soft; firtish tione. ;:', , ">'. In-'applyjhg plywood. paneling in .'remTldelinK. basements, .the}'; first 'step Ms Hie. installation i#f. • Some ,kind of base to which the^'J panelingi can be secured. . This 'i can be; either a' frame work of studding, fastened, to .the' 1 cement dr^rhasdhry wall with cement ; nails'or a'series of furring strips ' attschpd' the same way. Floors ..can; be'asplmlt tile, lino- , leurrl, .liimber, • fir • plywood or Other types of .material depending upon what is desired. To get the best; effect 'with any finished .floor, a firm solid nailing base is required or a smooth flat base to which the adhesive for some types of finish flooring can be applied. Either one of the structural or finish grades of Doug'.as fir plywood provides a superior base for finish floors of this type. The material can- be cut easily to n proper fit and when remodeling a Inrge arcfl, the full-size' panels get the job done in a hurry. Actually, in any kind of remodeling, %iaterial.° , are important. Cost, finish, effect and workability should be considered. Put Your Confidence in "General Electric" G. E. "Buill-In" Ovens & Refrigerators G. E. Waier Heatert G. E. Garbage Disposals G. E. Dish Washers Lindsay Waier Softeners NORTH IOWA SEWING MACHINE CO. SEE ^ ; FOR Remodeling Work ; • '•-••* ' * ' •' ' . ' New! Home Construction ' •'• ';:;•-;. '-•••;'•'.'.' I ' '' -i' '• ''''•' LIGHTNING RODS & CABLES niy specialty '/I Can 'Give Lower Prices, Top!, ' HENRY (Hnnk) JOHANNSEN Phone 1240 '• ' T ' • 517 E. liucas BEST BUYS IN TOWN! 324 New Colors For Your Selection! GAMBLES HEADQUARTERS Let Algona's most complete hardware store help you with your borne imprbve- ment problems — electric and plumbing supplies — hand and power tools — "Janney-Best" ' Pairfts and Varnishes. , . , Hall-Strahorn HARDWARE 1 Horile • PAINTING - • DECORATING . • PAPER HANGING 1 : '• FREE ESTIMATES ;, •.,:...; ...RELIABLE-.-.'-. DECORATORS Milo Rentz - Kermit Forbes P,hone 698: or 1194, Algona Everything :ln fnl •' r?t};WV. ; ^ .-' : - ' v-lnr-.. .' - J .Bl • Counter Top's! • Paint- r-T.;,WallpBper! COWAN BUILDING SUPPLY Let Us Make Your • Home Plumbing Perfect Expert Installation Skilled Repairs Modern -Fixtures SIGSBEE 208 East State Ph. 1070 MERGEN & WEBSTER Painting & Decorating Phone , Leo Mergen — 562-J Merle Webster — 756 ' Algona, Iowa •We can give .-you a "modernized-.kitchen" all in ONE PACKAGE . .'^ , : j»yerything , complete ; to "inpitttk. ahcU'aU-f •on qiie IpaiC. witlThiofflKl?* 1 , payments^ Ask us for details! /.'-.. THOMAS SKELGAS 208 Enst State Phone 221-W FIX U YOUR HOME We Specialize in Building and Remodeling Work • Expert Carpentry Work • Call for Free Estimates • Easy Payment Terms Arranged' . . • Cabinet-Work a Specialty BEN WIBBEN Building Contractor Tele. 1255-W or 1255-R NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION REMODELING -r POLE BUILDINGS ALL TYPES FARM BUILDINGS E. E. & R.E. JOHNSON BUILDING CONTRACTORS REPAIR & REMODEL '-: ' N:6Wl One Contract — One Contractor For Your Horn* Improvement Our service is complete — planning, materials, labor. All work done under one contract, with one loan. Let us talk it over yriih you now! E. E. (Bud) ROBINSON CONTRACTOR Phone 271 or 1249 BUILDER Find Out About the "MASONRY WAY!" Building or remodeling with HAYDITE block is the modern way . . . more economical, self-insulating, exceptionally strong. We can give you full details on MASONRY BUILDING. ALGONA BLOCK & TILE Our New Building — South of Sargent & Co. CALORIC BUIIT-INS For new or' rerritdeled nomes. Engineered installation. Build any place in any material. Easiest range • to keep clean. Most convenient Qv«n installed at height you want. RAPID So, Phillips St. CO. Algous EASY TERMS ! • WE HAVE OUR OWN INSTALLATION SERVICE! FOSTER'S ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR Residential and Commercial COMPLETE STOCK OF ELECTRICAL FIXTURES Wiring, Repair and Installation Work PRATT ELECTRIC 214 East State St. Phone 170 3 YEARS TO PAY! VOUNGSTOWN SINKS & CABINETS FRIGIDAIRE BUILT-IN OVENS WESTINGHOUSE WATER SOFTENERS & HEATERS Beecher Lane Appliances PLAN NOW TO FIX UP YOUR HOME PAINT - HEMODEL - COME IN AND TALK IT OVER. WE'LL,BE- MORE TH.AN GLAD TO WORK WITH YOU ON YOUR IDEAS. We are prepared Jo give you advice on a}mpst apy remodeling or modernization project you have in mind- And we can supply most of the materials, too, from our large stock. Remember, 'loo — use READY-MIX CONCRETE for that concrete work — and save a lot of "elbow grease". READY-MIX No. LantrySt. CONCRETE ^ LUMBER CO. ready*mix cement Phone 166 Perfection FURNACES •iiTjjjjj] Gas or Oil A SIZE FOR EVERY HOME P. R. IRONS HEATING & PLUMBING — ALGONA PHONE 523-W

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