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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 27, 1956
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Upper baa Moirm Tuesday, March 1^, 1956 Senega Couple Home From A Southern Trip Seneca^ — Mr and Mrs Fred Brown rfeturned home, March 5 from seven weeks trip in the South, On the way they visited with Mr Brown's relatives in Kingsley and Afton, Iowa, also in Leavenworth, Kansas. They spent ten days in Tyler, Texas; nine days at Corpus Christ!; ten days in San Juan in the Rio Grande Valley and a week in San Antonio. They also look a couple of excursions into Mexico. As has been customary for the past couple of years they were accompanied on the trip by Mr and Mrs John Theesfield. Both families drove their own cars and Rites March 16 At Lone Rock For Wm. F.Fischer staved time. in Motels most of the 17 Take A Tour Seventeen Seneca Homemakers went on an excursion to Mason City last Friday where they spent the day visiting various industries of that city. Participating in the tour were Mrs John Johannesen, Miss Theresa Stelfug, Mrs Woodrow Kracht, Mrs Norbert Thilges, Mrs Ted Jensen, Mrs Lyle England, Mrs Martin Wilberg, Mrs Clarence Osborn, Mrs Earl Crouch, Mrs John Struecker, Mrs R. Helmers, Mrs Everett Witham, Mrs Harold Gronhovd, Mrs Fred Brown and Mrs Henry Looft. Funer'al services for William Frederick Fischer, 86, were held at the Lone Rock Presbyterian Church Monday afternoon, Mar. 16, at 2 'o'clock, with burial at Eastlawn Memorial Garden in Algona. . Rev. C. E. Nordine officiated at the services, assisted by the Rev. Carl Sinning of Ida Grove. Pallbearers were: Hugh Walsh, Frank Flaig, Albert Klein, William G. Flaig, Fred Dransfeldt and Bernard O'Donnell. The Garry Funeral Home, Bancroft, was in charge of arrangements, Mr Fischer died at the home of his son, Delmar Fischer, Friday, March 16, at the age of 86. He had not been in the best of health in recent weeks and spent three weeks in the hospital in February. He had been at the home of his son about two weeks 1869, at Fischer before he died. Born November 22, Bloomington, 111., Mr came to Iowa as a child with his parents and settled in Des Moines where he lived until after his marriage to Sarah C. Sampson on December 26, 1892. The couple came to Kossuth county St. Benedict On March 4 Mr and Mrs Roman Thill were surprised on their 10th wedding anniversary. The guests brought laden baskets for dinner and the afternoon was spent socially. Those attending were Mr and Mrs John Thill, Matt Bormanns and Barbara, Mike Arndorfers and Alice, Marcel Redings, Al Bormanns, Jerry Oxley and family, Harold Thills, Orvillc Thills and family, Bob Mayers, Billy and Barbie, Jerry Garmans, Theresa Ann Hoberer, Steve and Mike Kajewski, Irvin Eischens and family, Charlie Plathe, Earl Sheppards, Harry Thill and Pauline Kissner. A baby boy was born to Mr and Mrs Cletus Hjelik of Britt. The little newcomer is at St. Ann. Mrs Hjelik is the former Nadeane Grandgenett, daughter of Mr and Mrs A. J. Grandgenett. Mr and Mrs M. H. McEnroe spent part of the day March 10 at the Philip Arndorfer home. The occasion was the birthday of M. H., father of Mrs Arndorfer. UVJUK"^* i>o*i tv »v i^vijij — ••- „„„--_., -- . _ > in 1894 and had lived here con- Word was received here last tinuously since that date. week of the birth of a son to Mr and Mrs Fischer became Mr and Mrs Cletus Hejhk of the parents of five children, two Britt. The baby weighed 7 Ibs. of whom, with their mother, ,sur- 15 oz. and has been named John vive. They are: Harold Fischer of Cletus. He was born at St. Ann • — • «,= -,._.._« hospital, Algona, Mar. 9. The Mrs Ole Pedersen and Mrs Henry Looft were hostesses to the Blakjer W.M.F. at the church parlors recently. Neighbors of the Calvin Vauql family dropped in on them Friday evening and extended a welcome to them into this community. Enjoying the courtesy were Mr and Mrs John Struecker, Mr and Mrs Kenneth Andre, Mr and Mrs Charles Beavers, Mr and Mrs Caleb Hartshorn, Mr and Mrs Lawrence Mueller, Mr and Mrs Lester Osborn and Mr and Mrs Henry Looft. Funeral services were held at the Nazareth Lutheran church Monday afternoon. March 19, for Thor Brighton, a long time Senf eca resident, who for the past years has been living in Armstrong. The Rev. Harlan Blockhus officiated at the services at. Armstrong and at the burial which was in the family lot of the Blakjer Cemetery near Seneca. Lone Rock. Marie- Alice (Mrs Will Swartout), Bessie Ruth Fischer, and infant son, Arthur, preceded their father in death. Mr Fischer is also survived "by •two sisters and two brothers. They are: Mrs Amanda Pettit of Lone Rock, Mrs Anne Sharp of Algona, Ed Fischer of Goodland, Minn., and Gus Fischer of Des Moines. Two sisters and two brothers preceded him in death, They were: Mrs Ernest Priebe, Mrs Fred Bulvan, Rudolph Fischer and Henry Fischer. He is also survived by ten grandchildren including Capt. Harold Fischer. The Shasta Daisy was named for Mt. Shasta by its developer, Luther Burbank. baby's maternal grandparents are Mr and Mrs Tony. Grandgenett and Mrs Grandgenett has been at the Hejlik home, helping care for the new baby. ' The C. D. A. held a "pot luck" Mar. 15. Dorothy Arndorfer won door prize, Gladys Thill the attendance prize, Fidelia Ricke won high in court whist and Marcia Thill low. The mother and daughter banquet will be held sometime in April. On Friday, Mar. 16, the St. Benedict Card Club gathered at the Philip Arndorfer home. Aggie Rosenmeyer was winner of high prize. The winner this time got a can of cherries and 3 postal cards to head off Cash- word Cal. She's supposed- to make Al a pie from the cherries. •LAKOTA By Mrs Jerry Heetland The Acorn Club observed Gentleman's night in the lovely new dining room at Richardson's Cafe. Richardsons served din- ! ner to about 40 guests. Several friends and neighbors called on Mrs Ruth Lewis and young daughter, Connie Sue on Wednesday afternoon. Mr and Mrs Arlowe Blome, Mr and Mrs Wayne Heetland and Mr and Mrs Everett Thompson of Ledyard attended a dinner at Hands Park to observe Wayne Hcetland's and Wanda Blome's birthday. Sue Schissel arrived home from Philadelphia where she attends school. She is home for Easter vacation. Mr and Mrs John Hoeppncr of Calumet spent several clays with Burdette Hoeppners. Mr John Hoeppner, Burdotte's father helped rebuild the front of their corncrib. The Ledyard Township Farm Bureau met Friday evening at the home of Raymond Winter with the Wayne Heetlands as co- hostesses. The Presbyterian Women's Organization met in the church parlors Thursday with Annie Ennen, Esther Stefle, and Atta Johnson as hostesses. . Mrs Carlyle Gerzema spent the weekend in WorthinKtnn with Joan Kint. Theflfiirls work together at the Buffalo Centei Clinie. Bernard Fererichs of Minneapolis was a weekend guest at the Carl Gerzema Ivii-ie. Mr Fer- erit-hs is a nephew of Mrs Gerzema. Mr and Mrs Raymond Brandt of Titonka are the parents of a son, born March llth at the Buffalo Centei- Clinic, lie weighed 7 Ibs 5'L- ounces and has been named Gregory Raymond. Mr.- Brandt is the former Darlene Ennen, daughter of Mr and Mrs George Ennen. "MAN . . . LOOK AT THAT WHAMMY EIGHT CONVERTIBLE!" If you've found the car of your dreams, it will pay you to look into our Auto Finance service. Terms arranged for your convenience. And not only do you get the benefit t>f bank rates, but when the loan is paid you own more than an automobile — you have A-l Bank Credit Rating. Safe Confidential Accommodating IOWA STATIC Algona Member FDIC Iowa Burt News Tliu Jolly Ten Birthday Club met with Irmii DOL-J-U Wedni's- day afternoon to aid her in observing her birthday. All member;; were present but Bertha Stou' and quests were Barbara Hamilton and Arleni- Hat'dah! and Garwin. Lunch was sei vrd by the hostess and she wa.s presented with yii'ts. A box oi nun U'a.s taken to Mr; Slow who hai been ill. Mr and Mrs Lau ruiee* Uoej;c had guests Wednesday evening in honor ot the latter'* birthday which is Mai'fh 14. Present were Mr and Mrs Vern Ral'dal and eliildren of Titonka; Mr and Mrs Waller Adams and children ol Al^ona, and Mr and Mrs Wilbur Doege and baby and Cora Stow. ' Dinner guests at the home of Mrs A. H. Mein/.er Friday evening of JasI week were Mr and Mrs R. E. Kaulxky and John with Mr and Mrs Otto Wassoni of Ft. Dodge and Esther and Ruth TREES SHRUBS PERENNIALS F EVERGREENS , FERTILIZERS FLAGSTONE WALKS RUSTIC! STONE WALLS i ',...' BERRY AND FRUIT STOCK LANDSCAPE DESIGNING AND PLANTING Coll Us on Any Landscape Problem No Obligation El mo re Nursery Elmore, Minnesota • • : Phones: Ottic* 30 . Wa>«beut* 157 HOME A T I O AND '"FIX-UP" .19 improve Your I^HQus$power ! Homes Need Modern Wiring round-the-clock round-the-house •IZ Painting masonry has many advantages. It, is an excellent idea to protect such ntaterials as brick, stone, stucco, concrete, hollow tile or cinder blocks against the pentration of moisture.' ... II PITTSBURGH'S UNBEATABLE PAINT TEAM A weatherproof receptacle (arrow) near the front entrance makes it easy to use your electriif lawnmower in addition to providing a safe means of lighting your Christmas decorations. •8 LENNOX HEATING Fill your home (and your hours) with the delightful comfort of Lennox Aire-Flo Heating. Live in air that's always the perfect tern; perature, humidity - controlled, filtered clean—delivered to you in every room, at every hour. It's the finest in warm air heatirig— silent, automatic, and surprisingly Jow in cost;* Want to know more? •Come in for a talK ... or phone. Get t«t fof Air Conditioning •t oo extra cost Lennox cooling units use same ; btower and duct* . as the , : Lennox heating RICHARDSON Painters - Decorators "Inside and Outside" FREE ESTIMATES Phone 1298-J Rubberized SATIN FINISH Enamel Now . . . refinish all paintable surfaces in your home with the twin paints—Wallhide Rubberized Satin Finish for walls , . . Satinhidc Enamel for trim! Both glide on swiftly, evenly, dry quickly, wash easily! No usual paint odor' TS HOME Consult Us At No Obligation! MILLER LUMBER CO. The country's 30,000 lumber dealers have been advised United States Plywood Corporation is backing up its products for home improvement with a startling guarantee, which reads: "Weldwood plywood for interior use is guaranteed for the life of any house in which it is attached." ALBERT HAGG Specialist in Interior Decorating 35 Years Experience PHONE 1172-J PLUMBING & HEATING PLUMBING ^ supplies _ Expert Installation of Modern Plumbing- Fixtures ALGONA PLUMBING & HEATING 311'/2 East Nebraska Phone 1137 When You Think of FLOORS - WALLS Think of Usl 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 4^2 For Beautiful Washable. Walls . . . For Woodwork to Match — There's nothing like SUPER KEM.TONE! It's ready to use, glides on smooth as velvet over plaster, wood, wallpaper. It's easy to get beautiful decoration in your home with KEM-TONE, even if you've never painted before! Coasf-To-Coast STORE Ed WoK, Owner pirf wte (|OU k WAllPAPER We Are Headquarters for Wallpaper and Paint i^-r Let Us Help You Plan Your Redecorating DAVIS PAINT On Stale Street Algona, Iowa effSS. HOMf Consult us on your remodeling or building plans — no obligation! BOTSFORD LUMBER CO. THERE IS A GAS HEATING SYSTEM TO FIT YOUR HOME EXACTLY Home Improvement Begin? With Your Heqting System I S*ve Mpnsy— A? Mi»ph As 25%— On A N»w or Conversion GAS BURNER, FREE ESTIMATES. , North Central Public Service Phone 1412 ALGONA "Electric traffic", on the average home's electrical circuits has doubled: during the past ten years, and is likely to double again in the next ten, to acco- modate the additional household appliances being acquired yearly. As'a result many home wiring set-ups need improving and modernizing, «nd this work comes under Title I loans. , Modern, techniques have eliminated much of the muss and fuss from electrical work. Once he has found out w,hat needs ^o be done, the modern electrical contractor' can increase or -rectify capacity with'little or no interference- 'with 'the homehVhker's daily; routine. "There are many ways in which this work can be' helpful. For instance,!"have dertain appliance 'items pikced,- oh. ;: individual rn-- cuits,' v thus '.'.retilr.riing the full capacity; of general purpose circuits to'-their ; normal function. Electrical Experts Warn "Don't Do It Yourself!" The attempts, by many laymen havirig only casual knowledge of wiring te'chniques, ' to install their own electric wiring has long been of great concern to safety authorities. This dilemma i» common In too many, homes^what she needs is more "housepbwer". Blowouts due to overloaded;wiring can be prevented by the-'.'addition of .more circuits. When planning kitchen Improvements, it is well to remember that electrical helpers, like the mixer, need a place to work and plenty of HOIISEPOWER. A good roof coating will add years to the life of your home's roof. It's also wise to have trained roof men examine your- roof periodically to spot small trouble spots before they get large. BUY THE FINEST! Timken Gas & Oil Burners Your fuel savings start the day ybw byy a TIMKEN OIL Qfl GAS BURNER. And you'll enjoy greater quietness, .dependability & best of all — ypvu Timken will lasj longer, too. Come in for a free estimate this week! FUNK PLUMBING £ HEATING Algona, Iowa it HO ME I M P ROVEMENT IDEAS AND PROJECTS PRESENTED BY FORTY ALGONA BUSINESS FIRMS 81 Old Kitchen Becomes "Living Center" Hit-or-Miss Kitchen Become? Modern Room ; < Reacli-in Closets Save Space, Provide Efficiency from SMALL HOMES GUIDE Daily Din Exhausts Housewife expensively with the aid of countless beautiful hues of paint and wallpaper now available here. Amazing but true is the fact that the walls, ceiling and woodwork of a room can be transformed at surprisingly low cost. . Old-faShioned dark woodwork can be given an attractive, modern "blonde" finish at low cost, with great transformation in the Here, in "then and now" pictures, is concrete evidence of how a farm-wife near Mt. Vernon, Iowa, turned an old, drab kitchen into a modern "liv'fn'g center" for her family. The .small photograph beloW" shows the old kitchen in this farmhouse, with its out-moded arrangement of kitchen appliances, and the large photograph at left pictures the remodel-: ing iob which is a complete 1 transformation of the old kitchen. ' The large photo shows hoy the range, refrigerator, work surface and sink are now arranged in a U shape to save lots of steps. Although the major appliances are white, the walls, cabnl inets, floors and curtains of the new kitchen are all attractive tones of pink — radiating a friendly feeling throughout _ the room. An addition built on the back of the kitchen now houses a room's appearance . To make a "boxy" room more interesting," one wall can ' be painted in a color different from the other three. To make a tod • long room seem better proportioned, the two end walls can be finished in a darker hue and the side walls in a lighter shade. Sliding doors, full-length rods and shelves give maximum space use. Reach-in closets give you better utilization of space than the walk- in variety, the current edition of Small Homes Guide points out. Opened effortlessly at a mere finger touch, sliding doors on reach-In closets help make them infinitely superior to the older type walk-ins. Ceiling height sliding doors enable you to get to the top shelf as quickly as anywhere else in the closet. Or, you can have a separate closet above the clothes closet, accessible through smaller, separate sliding doors. Reach-in closets are better ventilated and better illuminated than walk-ins, and often do not require separate lighting facilities. Since one whole "side of a reach-in closet can be opened, cleaning is easier. < Note, in the illustration below, that the reach-in closet has 50 _ per cent more storage space than' the walk-in, besides offering greater accessibility and clean* ing ease. wash-up room ; ior members of the family coming in from work and school. The new room also has enough space for the laundry and a sewing center—near the kitchen. This lady is a mother of five children. • PHOTO AT LEFT SHOWS HOW SOUND CONDITIONING CAN BE ADDED TO A KITCHEN OR ANY OTHER ROOM — TO DEADEN SOUND AND PROVIDE AN EXTRA INSULATING FEATURE. ' A ceiling is the largest uninterrupted surface in a room. It can consequently add much to the room's decoration by way of lovely color. SEE ME FOK All Remodeling Work New Home Construction LIGHTNING RODS & CABLES my specialty I Can Give Lower Prices, Too! HENRY (Hank) JOHANNSEN Phone 1240 517 E. Lucas A good many business offices and factories have installed •-acoustic, ceiling tile over the papt years', knowing that' as din and noise is deadened, efficiency rises. The same goes for homes these days. The patter of not-so-tiny feet,, the clatter of kitchen utensils all help _. create what are recognized as 'the harmful effects of noise on the- human system. Homo Modernizing magazine holds that daily din is as exhausting to the housewife ;is it is to her sistur in an office. The solution is sound—conditioning, which as being applied by the workman in the photo at left, similar to that used in business and industrial structures. The ceiling tile can be applied in a number of different ways. Here they are being applied to furring strips. This tile can also be cemented lu lath or plaster. Transform Your Home With Paint One of the biggest single changes you can make the best in your home is to change the background colors of your rooms. This can be done easily and in- BEST BUVS IN TOWN ! 324 New Colors For Your Selection) GAMBLES HEADQUARTERS Let Algona's most complete hardware store help you with your home improvement problems — electric and plumbing supplies — hand and power tools — "Janney-Best" Paints and Varnishes. Hall-Strahorn HARDWARE Home Decorating** I • PAINTING • DECORATING • • PAPER HANGING FREE ESTIMATES RELIABLE DECORATORS Milo Renlz - Kermii Forbes Phone 693 or 1194, Algona Everything In • Linoleum & Tile Floor Covering 1 • Wall Covering! e Counter Tops! • Paint — Wallpaper I COWAN BUILDING SUPPLY Custom-Made • KITCHEN FIXTURES • BATHROOM 'FIXTURES CABINET WORK OF ALL KINDS DONOVAN CABINET SHOP \ IT . and we can help! We have a complete line of Sherwin - Williams paints, asphalt shingles, insulation, siding materials and lumber. We'il be most happy to discuss your home improvement plans with you. • KELLEY LUMBER COMPANY , FIX UP YOIJR HOME r/ We Specialize in Building and Remodeling Work • Expert Carpentry Work • Call for Free Estimates a. Easy Payment Terms Arranged • Cabinet-Work a Specialty BEN WIBBEN Building Contractor Tele. 1255-W or 1255-H NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION REMODELING - POLE BUILDINGS ALL TYPES FARM BUILDINGS E. E. & R. E. JOHNSON BUILDING CONTRACTORS Serving Your Building Needs For Sixty Years The Norton Red Trucks Deliver Anywhere in City or County — Right to Your Building Site F. 5. NORTON & SON Phone 229 LUMBER & FUEL Phone 229 BJUSTRQM'S FURNITURE IS HEADQUARTERS FOR CARPET and DRAPERIES We Have one of the largest 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 with samples for checking; We lay caypet expertly; w? offer a complete drapery service, from making to hanging. USE OUR EASY BUDGET PAYMENTS BJUSTROM'5 FURNITURE *- Three Large Floors of New Home Furnishings 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, i ALGONA BLOCK & TILE Our New Building — South of Sargent & Co. CALORIC BUILT-INS For new or remodeled homes. Engineered installation. Build any place in any material. Easiest range to keep clean. Most convenient oven installed at height you want. RAPID So. Phillips St. Algona 3 YEARS TO PAY! YOUNGSTOWN SINKS & CABINETS FHIGIDAIRE BUILT-IN OVENS WESTINGHOUSE WATER SOFTENERS & HEATERS Beecher Lane Appliances REMODEL - MODERNIZE - REPAIR READY-MIX CONCRETE & LUMBER CO. No. LantrySt. ready-mix cement Phone 166 Improvement Loans Simple 1950 is "Home Improvement Year" ... and to home-owners interested in modernizing and remodeling, it is good news that easy and simple financing plans are available. Title I loans are being made by local lending institutions, and take care of a wide range of work. Almost anything in the way of a home improvement project can be financed this easy way, provided only that the work is something attached to the property. Extra rooms, attic remodeling, garages, painting and decorating, roofing, are but a few of. the projects that come under the loan plan. Put Your * Confidence in "General Electric" G. E. "Built-in" Ovens 8c Refrigerators G. E. Water Heaters G. 'E. Garbage Disposals G. E. Dish Washers Lindsay Water Softeners NORTH IOWA SEWING MACHINE CO. '53 IS THE YEAR TO FIX Let Us Make Your Home Plumbing Perfect Expert Installation Skilled Repairs Modern Fixtures SIGSBEE 208 East Slate Ph. 1070 WEBSTER Painting & Decorating I Phone Leo Mergen — 562-J Merle Webster — 756 Algona.' Iowa We can give you a "modernized kitchen" all in ONE PACKAGE . . . everything complete io match, and all on one loan, with monthlj *«' ized kitchen" all in ONE THOMAS' payments. Ask us for 'details 1 SKELGAS 208 East Stale Phone 221-W REPAIR& REMODEL One Contract — One Contractor For Your Home Improvement Our service is complete — planning, materials, labor. All work done under one contract, with one loan. Let us talk it over with you now! E. E. (Bud) ROBINSON CONTRACTOR Phone 271 or 1249 BUILDER EASY TERMS • WE HAVE OUR OWN INSTALLATION SERVICE! 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