The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 13, 1956 · Page 58
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 58

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 bujhels of 1955-crop soybeans and 335,078 bushels of 1955-crop oats wa.s placed under government price support by Kossuth county (armors 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 agreements 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 3,707,249 bushels were under loans and 104,725 bushes were under purchase agreements. In the state as a whole, nearly (!8''2 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 and flaxseed mature on April 30, and those on soybeans mature on May 31. Loans and purchase agreements on corn will mature on July 31. N in 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 lo 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 new additions. The S'vea City Oil Co. submitted the bid. Ronald Johnson, Board president, and Supt. Stewart met with the City Council Tuesday evening, Mar. G, 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. Bolnnd and Gilford Smith, cochairmen. Swea City's allotment this year is set at $400, and the quota for Kossuth county is 28,154. Tlv; house to house drive here will be made by 'Supt'. E. E. Stewart for the school; others are A. J. Bils- bnrough, Mr.s J. A. Sanltnor, Mr:, J. August Peterson, Mrs W. A Boland, Mrs John Vcrbruggc, Mrs Roy Valvick and Mr.s Remi Haglund. The meeting of the Swca- Harrison 4-H club was held Mar. 5 at the home of Dec Ann and Robyn Swanson with Curtis Han son 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 o play- let was presented by a few 4-H members. Bob Kaltved, Duane Jensen, Bob Wiskus and Bill Wiskus also gave talks. After the meeting and program, Mr.-, 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. Sweo Sunbeams 4-H G/r/s Tuesday, March 13, 1956 Algeria (la.) Upper Des Molnes-3 Left lo righl. Back row: Mrs Maynard Jensen (L), Swea Cily, Mary Kay Dolan (vp), Joan Irmiter, Betty Stenzil, Rita Walker, La Von Jensen (p), Lois McGregor, Alice Picht, 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, Maxine Clark. Mrs Jane Boyer Died March 5 At Swea City Swea & Eagle — Mrs Jane Boyer, 9G, formerly of Fairmont, Minn, where she and her deceased husband lived for many years, died March 5. After death of Mr Beyer and her failing health she came here to 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 Cily, 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. Guests were Mrs E. E. Thompson, and sons, Lionel and Dettmer Thompson and Mrs Dettmer Thompson. Mrs Reubin Holcomb was given a birthday party Tuesday afternoon when Mrs Orville Thoreson, Mrs Otto Larson, Mrs Harvey Larson, Mrs P. A. Holcomb, and Mrs Alvin Swanson came in to spend the afternoon. August Beck of Swea City. Donald was a veteran of two years prior service in the U.S. Air Force and was assigned to Lackland AF Base, Texas. 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 13 COLORS 13 RUSCO WINDOWS SALVANIZED STEEL SELF- STORING COMBINATION gives you more convenience and com* tori ihan any other combination window ! RUSCO DOOR HOODS AND WINDOW CANOPIES add greai- ly to the beauty of your home ! Charles Miller RUSCO SALES Phone 741-W after 6 p.m. Display at 116 So. Bodge, Algona PiftST with the MOST! MARK 5SE mere Electric WOLVERINE BOATS, TRAILERS AND ACCESSORIES. ALSO SOME USED OUTBOARDS AND BOAT TRAILERS - AT YOUR MERCURY DEALER. WESLEY BILLIARDS AL LOEBIG Phone 3301 Easter Fashions Elegant Hats at Pin-Money Prices Hero at Graham's . . . sleek straws and straw cloths, lavishly bedecked with flowers and luce . . . never before such ilcfiant millinery i-tyles at such pin-money prices. 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