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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 27, 1956
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4~Alg«na (la.) Upp*f 6« Moliws Tuesday, March 27, Seneca Couple Home From A Southern Trip Seneca — Mr and Mrs Fred Brown returned 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 Leavemvorth, Kansas. They spent ten days in Tyler, Texas: nine days at Corpus Christi; ten dnys in San Junn in the Rio Grande Valley and a week in San Antonio. They also took 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 slaved in Motels most of the time. 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 Struccker, Mrs R. Hel- 7ners. Mrs Everett Witham, Mrs Harold Gronhovd, Mrs Fred Brown and Mrs Henrv Looft. Rites March 16 At Lone Rock For Wm. F.Fischer Mrs Ole Pedersen and Mrs Henry Looft were hostesses to the Blakjer W.M.F. at the church parlors recently. Neighbors of the Calvin Vaudt 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 Seneca 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, v •LAKOTA By Mrs Jerry Heetland Funeral 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'Donncll. 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 before he died. Born November 22, 1869. at Bloomington, 111., Mr Fischer came to Iowa as a child with his parents and settled in DCS Moines where he lived until after his marriage to Sarah C. Sampson on December 26, 1892. The couple came to Kossuth county in 1894 and had lived here continuously since that date. Mr and Mrs Fischer became the parents of five children, two of whom, with their mother, survive. They are: Harold Fischer of Swea City and Delmar Fischer of 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 Goodhmd, Minn., and Gus Fischer of Des Moines. Two sisters and two brothers preceded him in death. They were: Mrs Ernest Priebe, Mrs Fred Bulvari. 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. 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 sociallv. Those attending were Mr and Mrs John Thill, Matt Bormanns and Barbara, Mike Arndorfcrs and Alice, Marcel Redings, Al Bormanns, Jerry Oxley and family, Harold Thills. Orviile Thills and family, Bob Mayers, Billy and Barbie, Jerry Gaimans, Theresa Ann Hoberer, Steve and Mike Kajewski, Irvin Eischcns and family, Charlie Plathc, Earl Sheppards, Harry Thill and Pauline Kissner. A baby boy was born to Mr and Mrs Cletus Hjelik of Brilt. The little newcomer is at St. Ann. Mrs Hjelik is the former Nadeano' 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. Word was received here last week of the birth of a son to Mr and Mrs Cletus Hejlik of Britt. The baby weighed 7 Ibs. 15 oz. and'has been named John Cletus. He was born at St. Ann hospital, Algona, Mar. 9. The baby's maternal grandparents are Mr'and Mrs Tony Grandgenett and Mrs Grandgenett has been tit 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 tiine 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 dherrles. The Acorn Club observed Gentleman's night in the lovely new dining room at Richardson's Cafe. Richardsons served dinner 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 Lcdyard attended a dinner at Hands Park to observe Wayne Heetland'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 days with Burdette Hoeppners. Mr John Hoeppner, Burdcttc'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 parlocs Thursday with Annie Ennen, Esther Steele, and Atta Johnson as hostesses. Mrs Carlyle Gerzema spent the •weekend in Wovthington with Joan Kint. The girls work tor gether at the Buffalo Centei Clinic. Bernard Fererichs of Minneapolis was a weekend guest at the Carl Gerzema home. Mr Fer- erichs 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 Center Clinic. He weighed 7 Ibs 5Vi ounces and has been named Gregory Raymond. Mrs Brandt ii 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 of 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 Algona Member FDIC Iowa Burl News The Jolly Ten Birthday Club met with Irma Doege Wednesday afternoon to aid her in observing her birthday. All members were present but Bertha Stow and guests were Barbara Hamilton and Ark-ne Ryfdahl and Ganvin. Lunch was served by the hostess and she was presented with gifts. A bu.x ut uuit was taken to Mrs Stow \viio had been ill. Mr and Mrs Lawrence Doi-ge had guests Wednesday evening in honor of the lattcr's birthday which is March 14. Present were Mr iind Mrs Vern Rufdul and children of Titonku: Mr and Mrs Walter Adams and children ul Algona, and Mr and Mrs Wilbur Poege and baby and Coia Stow. Dinner guests at the- homi- of ' Mrs A. H. Mcin/.cr Friday evening of ki!>l week uei'e Mr and ! Mrs R. J£. Kaut/ky and John with j Mr and Mr> Otu- \Vu»soiv. of Ft. ' D_udgo :<nd F.Mtu-i and Ruth ; ' TREES SHRUBS PERENNIALS EVERGREENS FERTILIZERS FLAGSTONE WALKS RUSTIC STONE WAL.LS BERRY AND FRUI1 STOCK LANDSCAPE DESIGNJNG , AND PLANTING Lull Ui on Any Landscape Problem No Obligation El more Nursery Elmore, Mirtncsota P E R A T I O MODERNIZATION AND "FIX-UP" iff Improve Your "Housepower Homes Need Modern Wiring round-the-clock round-the-house Painting masonry has many advantages. It is an excellent idea to protect such materials as brick, stone, stucco, concrete, hollow tile or cindei- blocks against the pentration of moisture. "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, and 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 what needs to be done, the modern electrical contractor can increase or rectify capacity With little or no interference with the homemnker's daily routine. ' . ', . There arc many ways in which this work can be helpful. For instance, have certain appliance items placed on individual ci' 1 - cuits, thus returning the full capacity of general purpose circuits to their normal function. PITTSBURGH'S ;^*«0^ UNBEATABLE PAINT TEAM A weatherproof receptacle (arrow) near the front entrance makes it easy to use your electric lawnmower in addition to providing a safe means of lighting your Christmas decorations. 8 6 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 temperature, humidity - controlled, filtered clean—delivered to you in every room, at every hour. It's the finest in warm air heating— • silent, automatic, and surpri»* ingly low in cost. Want to know more? Come in (or a talk ... or phone. G*t c«t lor Air Conditioning at no extra cost Lenno* cooling units use same blower and duct* as the Lennox heating WALLHIDE Rubberized SATIN FINISH SATINHIDE Enamel No^v . . . refinish all paintable surfaces in your home with the twin paints—Wallhide Rubberized Satin Finish for walls , . . Satinhide Enamel for trim! Both glide on swiftly, evenly, dry quickly, wash easily! No usual paint odor! RICHARDSON Painters - Decorators "Inside and Outside" . FREE ESTIMATES Phone 1298-J Electrical Experts Warn "Don't -Do It Yourself!" The attempts, by many laymen having only casual knowledge of wiring techniques, to install their own electric wiring has long been of great concern to safety authorities. ITSTHOME FlMlPTIME Consult Us Al No Obligation! MILLER LUMBER CO. The cquntry'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: "Welcl- wQod 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 111**? HARDWARE PLUMBING & HEATING PLUMBING r supplies ^ / •__ _ ~ e^^H Expert Installation of Modern Plumbing Fixtures ALGONA PLUMBING & HEATING 31 1 1 , i East Nebraska 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 arid Commercial Electrical Work and Contracting. Let Us Estimate For You ALGONA ELECTRIC CO. Harold (Si) Roth Phone 452 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! Coast-To-Coast STORE Ed Wolf. Owner We Are Headquarters for Wallpaper and Paint — Let Us Help You Plan Your Redecorating DAVIS PAINT On Slate Street Algona, Iowa 5 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 Begins With Your Heating System i Save Money—As Much As 25°o—On A New or Conversion GAS BUHNER. FREE ESTIMATES. North Central Public Service Phone 1412 ALGONA This dilemma Is common in too many'homes—what she needs is more'"hous»fljower". Blowouts clue to overloaded wirine 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 HOUSEPOWEB. A good roof coating will ;icld years to the life of your home's roof. It's also wise to have trained roof men examine; your roof periodically t<> spot small trouble spots before they get lur^e. BUY THE FINEST! Timken Gas & Oil Burners Your fuel savings start the day you buy a TIMKEN OIL OR GAS BURNER. And you'll enjoy greater quietness, dependability & best of all — your Timken will last longer, too. Come in for a free estimate this week! FUNK PLUMBING & HEATING Algona, Iowa it O M E IMPROVEMENT IDEAS AND PROJECTS PRESENTED BY FORTY ALGONA BUSINESS FIRMS Old Kitchen Becomes "Living Center" Hii-or-Miss « Kitchen Becomes Modern Room Reach4n Closets Save Space, Provide Efficiency — from SMALL HOMES GUIDE Daily Din Exhausts Housewife expensively with the ajd of countless beautiful hues of paint and wallpaper now available here. Ama/ing but true is the fact that the walls, ceiling and woodwork of a room can bo 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. Ver* non, Iowa, turned an old, drab kitchen into a modern "living 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 remcdel- ine; . iob which is a complete transformation of the old kitchen. The large photo shows how 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, cabinets, 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 top long room seem better proportioned, the two end walls can bo 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 cleaning ease. wash-up room for 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 mm m m • acoustic ceiling tile over the .past 1 P9M4**4*M|M V/tllP years, knowing that as din'and | | n||\|1Jl III I UUl noise is deadened, efficiency ••*•••»*• WI III • VMI rises. The same goes for homes these; clays. 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. Home Mndcrnh'.in;; in;!;;- ax.ine holds that daily din is as exhausting to the housewife as it is tu her .sister in an nil ice. The .solution ,is sound-—conditioning, which, is boiiiK applied by the workman in the photo at left, similar to that used in business and industrial .structures. The ceiling tile can hi- applied in a number of different ways. Here they HIV being applied lo furring strips. Tins tile can also be cemented to lath or plaster. One of the biggest single- clumi:es you can make the bo.-I in your homo is to change the background colors of your room.-.. This can bo done easily and in- EEST BUYS 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-Sfrahorn HARDWARE Home Decorating" • PAINTING • DECORATING • PAPER HANGING FREE ESTIMATES RELIABLE DECORATORS . Milo Reniz - Kermil Forbes Phone 698 or 1194, Algona Everything In • Linoleum & Tile Floor Covering! • Wall Covering! • Counter Tops I • Paint — Wallpaper! COWAN BUILDING SUPPLY Custom-Made • KITCHEN FIXTURES • BATHROOM FIXTURES CABINET WORK OF ALL KINDS DONOVAN CABINET SHOP IT YOURSELF . . . and we can help! We have a complete line of Sherwin - Williams paints, asphalt sh'ngles, insulation, siding materials and lumber. We'll be most happy lo discuss your home improvement plans with you. KELLEY LUMBER COMPANY FIX UP 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 - POLE BUILDINGS ALL TYPES FARM BUILDINGS E. E. & R. E. JOHNSON BUILDING CONTRACTORS Your Building Needs For Sixty Years The Norlon Red Trucks Delivor Anywhere in Ciiy or County — Right to Your Building Site F. S. NORTON & SON Phone 229 LUMBER <v FUEL Phone 229 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 BUILT-INS For new or remodeled .lomes. 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. BJUSTROM'S FURNITURE IS HEADQUARTERS FOR CARPET and DRAPERIES We Have one of ihe largest sleeks of CARPET and DHAPLRY MATERIALS in norlh Iowa. Here arc ihe services we render: We can show you Irrs larg^ slock in our store: We can come to your hcir.o wiih samples for checkinq: We lay carrel expertly: we- offer a complete drapery scrviea, from making lo hanging. USE OUR EASY BUDGET PAYMENTS BJUSTROM'S FURNITURE Three l-arq? Floovr. of Now Ho.«'-: Fv.iv.i^hin-tii 3 YEARS TO PAY! YOUNGSTOWN SINKS & CABINETS FRIGIDAIRE BUILT IN OVENS WESTINCHOUSE WATER SOFTENERS & HEATERS Beecher Lane Appliances REMODEL - MODERNIZE - REPAIR ~w READY-MIX / CONCRETE & LUMBER CO. No. LanlrySt. 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. Pot Your Confidence in "General Eleetrk" G. E. "Built-in" Ovens & Refrigerators G. E. Water Heaters G. E, Garbage Disposals G. E. Dish Washers Lindsay Water Softeners NORTH IOWA SEWING MACHINE CO. '56 IS THE YEAR TO FIX Let Us Make Your Home Plumbing Perfect • Expert Installation • Skilled Repairs • Modern Fixtures SIGSBEE 208 East State Ph. 1070 & WEBSTER Painting & Decorating Phone Leo Merqen — 562-J Merle Webster — 756 Algona, Iowa We can give you a "modern ized kitchen" all in QN1 PACKAGE . . . everything complete to match, and all on one loan, with monthli ,. payments. Ask us for de tails! UeYTifcheV"ali in QgE THOMAS SKEWJA5 208 East State Phone 221-W REPAIR sREMODEL . NOW! fci 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! All J W» IIVT* • E. E. (Bud) ROBINSON CONTRACTOR Phone 271 or 1249 BUILDER EASY TERMS • WE HAVE OUR OWN INSTALLATION SERVICE! FOSTER'S ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR It*. •>, ,''t:Jfi-'.•,!•• •'! Residential and Commercial COMPLETE STOCK OF ELECTRICAL FIXTURES Wiring, Repair and Installation Work PRATT ELECTRIC 214 East State St. Phone 170 Perfection FURNACES Gas or Oil A SIZE FOR 6VERY HOM6 P. R. IRONS HEATING & PLUMBING — ALGONA PHONE S23rW

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