The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 10, 1956 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 10, 1956
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the Algona Upper Des Moirtes LAWN AND GARDEN PAGE Don't Be In Hurry To Uncover Your Roses Don't be in a hurry to uncover your roses and winter-protected perennials. ,'..'. •* Spring is here according to the almanac, but the/ almanac and actual weather conditions are not always in, accord. ' Just about a : year ago we were enjoying beautiful spring weather, tulips were popping, pansies blooming, and bang!—the 'thermometer dropped for three days to almost zero. How* the prematurely-uncovered gardens did catch it! Better be safe than sorry this year. Go slow^ 'in 'uncovering, but don't allow plant/'to mildew. • If the temperature remains above freezing during the night, you can, with reasonable safety, remove about half the winter protection from roses and perennials. Inspect, carefully and if you see any mildew, remove: more of the protection and lessen up the balance'to allow the warm sunshine and breeze to dry and freshen it. " : / • If the weather should get really warm, remove all the covering but keep it handy in case of a sudden cold snap. We almost always get frost in mid-April. ' D o n 1 1' remove the hilling around the shrubs until the weather seems settled. If you are a beginner in rose growing, you can • begin prepar- National HARDWARE WEEK April 12-21 Visit our store and see the many, many values we are offering during this great event. . . .. / Hall-Strahorn The Hardwire Store ori the North: Side of The Street for all yo«r it pwjijiiiniw Northrup, King (Golf Brand) Lawn Seed Bxd. \ or Let Us Mix Your Grass Seed To Suit You! Golf Brand Weed Control Kit! FREE! $1.15 Pt. Bottle of Golf Lawn Weed Killer with Golf Crabgrass Killer and Fertl - Rain Garden Hose Sprayer. — $6.10 Value. O4 AC ALL 3 FOR — «jrt.aFU ^___^________________^_^___________»~a~>»—I CRAG — Prevent Weeds Before They Grow i NITRAGIN—The Original Legume Inoculator FLORAL DUST - GARDEN DUST TOMATO DUST - 50% DDT VIGORO — Complete Plant Food For Flowers, Shr,ubs, Lawn, Trees, Vegetables Northrup, King Garden & Flowef Seeds Mandeville Triple-Tested Flower Seeds M4 FLOWER GARDEN KIT Pack of 10 different seed varieties with .simple diagram for landscaping, blueprints, etc. H.ll.i.mi _J|II1IIJ1UJL-J.I.4..IL H 111.—J -miLU-J-JLJ 1—U 11 U .,1,, 1 ,.,1. ,11 . J . .L.J11 ONION SETS - SEED POTATOES i myM.jii.iii.ij ui iiuuiu «... i. LI.J.IUI .. i i i u . ,.. [ Algona Flour & Feed Co, S. PhiJIlpi St. Phons 357 ing; the, beds just as soon as the soil is workable—in .this area about the middle of April, or May, if April is a wet month. LOCALS Mrs Harry Cutler had Mrs Leola Anderson of Estherville as guest Friday. Royal Neighbor Lodge will meet Wednesday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Moose Hall. Mr and Mrs T. J. Fisher had their son Willis and family of Fairmont, as dinner guests .last week Sunday. Mr and Mrs Merle Chamberlain had as guests Sunday the Walter's parents, Mr and Mrs Harry Christensen, 'of Humboldt. Mr and Mrs M. H. Fain were visited over the weekend by then- son Bill who attends Drake University at Des Moines. , " ' Mr and Mrs L. C. Faber and Jane spent last week Sunday ai Forest City with the former's mother, Mrs L. E. Faber. , Mr and 'Mrs -Alex Dermand drove to Mason City last week Sunday to attend church ana spend the day with-friends. Mr and Mrs Pat Doerning, Janice, Janelle and Ronald spent the weekend at Minneapolis, Minn., and Sunday attended the Ice Follies. Duane and Roger Bierstedt spent last week Sunday and Monday aULakpta with their grandparents, Mr and Mrs A-. G. Bierstedt. John Elbert, son of Mr and Mrs Walter Elbert spent a three day pass over Easter with his parents, rie is stationed at the Lincoln, Neb., air base. Mr i and Mrs Leo Frideres attended a . family dinner at the home of Mrs Frideres' father, Peter. Erpelding at St. Joe last week Su»day. James McMahon, son of Mr and Mrs E. C. McMahon,- spent his Easter holiday with his parents. He is a student at Notre Dame college, Indiana. i Mr and Mrs Gordon Ditlevson •will be visited Sunday, April ( 15 by the former's brother-in-law and sister, Mr and Mrs Orville, Rose of Waseca, Minn. Mr and Mrs A. B. Oakland had Mr and Mrs Jerry Beamish as Easter weekend guests. They also were with Jerry's parents, Mr and Mrs Ray Beamish. Mr and Mrs Paul Dettman had their son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs George Kinkki and Sherrie Kay, of Des Moines as guests last week Sunday. Don Deal has returned from Si. Louis, Mo., where he recently flew and for a week attended a carburator service school. • He is employed at Percival Motors. Mr and Mrs Hugh Carroll were recently visited by their son-in- law and daughter, Mr and Mrs David Richardson and two sons, Charles and Virgil of Iowa Falls. Mr and Mrs William Dau Jr. are . vacationing at Mountain Home, Ark. Their daughter,Jean is being cared for by the grandparents, Mr artd Mrs William Dau Sr. By the Way When Grandma's lawn was dry enough so it wouldn't wet the soles of her shoes, she and Uncle Jerry, would rake off the accumulation of winter rubbish without disturbing the old mulch of last year's lawn clippings. She knew that'this loamform- i n g mulch protected tender spring grass and kept the lawn green during the hot summer by conserving moisture. Once Uncle stepped on a prostrate rake and the handle snapped up and hit his nose. Uncle's verbal expressions were so picturesque that Grandma covered her ears and dashed into the house. Mrs Marie Hawcoif, Bess and Lee Hopkins ' returned; Friday from Duarte, 'Calif., where IhSy had spent the winter. THSy visited Mrs Mamie Hopkins at Glendale. .• ' : E. J. Everds is completing iriik tallation of a diesel 'engine, fat Orange City, the largest In the 1 state. From there he will go to Broken Bow,' Neb., .to oversee work there. '. Phyllis Elbert, Mary J6 Murlha, Janice Zumach and Mrs Robert Kain drove to Minneapolis, Minn. Saturday and attended Cinerama and. the fee-Follies. They return*, ed home Sunday...' Mr and Mrs. R. H. Miller have returnea from Brownsville, Tex*, where they have spent the win* ter. They were, accompanied 't>> Mrs Miller's mother, Mis Thomp: son of Estjierville. Mr and Mrs Gerald Ferris, an6 Mr and Mrs Oliver) Johnson fit- tended, the bowling tournament at Mason City last week Sunday arid were overnight guests of Ml> Ferris' parents, Mr and Mrs R. K Ferris. • ' Mrs Essie Sullivan accompanied Mr and Mrs L. E. Linnan and Helen Dirigley to De,s Moinesylast week. ShefWill visit Mrs Isabel Meiggs and'Mr and Mrs W.-B. Nugent. The others spent'only'a day there. Mr and Mrs Marc Moore spent last week Sunday at Iowa Falls with their son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Wayne Ford. Last week they were in Des Moines attending the Republican convention. Mrs Grace Thompson and her son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Glen Culberison were visited last week Sunday by Mrs Thompson's son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Glen Bales ot c>t. Paul, Minn. •Mr and,Mrs W.'P. French were visited over the Easter holiday by thsir son and daughten-in-law, Mr and Mrs Donald French -of fowa City. They also spent some time at the parental, Mr and Mrs Ray Beamish home. . Mr and Mrs Fred Bartholomew and the latter's mother, Mrs Mary Miller spent last weekend at Minneapolis with Mr' and Mrs L. H. Crawford, son-in-law and daughter of Mrs Miller, They also attended the Sports Show. Mr and Mrs C. L. Livingston left Thursday morning for Phoenix, Ariz., a business trip which will keep ^hem there a few weeks. A branch ot ihe Livingston Tool company has been established there. Mr and Mrs Ray Muller of Wesley, are parents of a son born April 2 at St. Ann hospitaU He weighed 8 Ib. 9'A oz. at birth. This is the fourth son for the' Muller's. The new arrival ha§ been named Roger Henry. Mr and Mrs Dick Furst of Humboldt and Mr and Mrs Eugene Furst, Janet and JoAnna were dinner guests Easter Sunday evening of Mrs Dorothy Shatto and Mrs Ethel Woolridge and Karen at Mason City. •' Mrs Floyd Newville has -received word of the death of her brother Henry Anderson at Yakima, Wash., who will be well remembered here by the older residents. He was 71 years of age and had been in failing health the past several months. He was a son of Eric and Aileen Anderson and made his home most ot the time with Mr and Mrs Alec McDonald in Union township. He had never married. Algona Implement AUTHORIZED W^^" SALES AND SERVICE POWER MOWER ft WEED CUTTER Ask for Demonstration; Today ALGONA IMPLEMENT PHONE 52 1407 Commercial — Algona NEW 1956 "WIZARD" POWE FULL 17-INCH CUT 1ST OR( Mr and Mts Charles Fox were visited Saturday by their son-in- law and daughter. Mr and Mrs Keith Campbell of Des Moines From here they went to Humboldt to visit .'at the parental, Mt and Mrs John Campbell's. Mr and Mrs Howard Beardsley .spent the weekend at Vinton and Cedar Rapids. At Vinton they visited Mrs Beardsley's brothei and sister-in-law, Mr and Mrs Don Collins. At Cedar Rapids they visited then- son Tom. Congregational Bible Class wiU meet for 1:15 dessert luncheon, Thursday) April 12 at the home of Marie Murtagh, assisting hostesses, Mrs Celia Deal and Mrs ' Elizabeth Ferguson. Program, Mrs August Slagle. Robert Donovan and his grandson, Bob Donovan were at Min- .leapolis last week and attended ihe Sports Show. Bob also transacted some business. Mr and Mrs Ralph Donovan also drove to Des, Moines last week on business. Mr 'and Mrs Nick Fisch had as dinner guests last week Sunday 'their sons-in-law and daughters, Mr and Mrs James Putzstuck, Mr and Mrs Delmar Plathe, Mr and Mrs Anton Weydert and Mr and Mrs Raymond Thilges -all of St. Joe. .', : Mr and Mrs Ed Abbas drove to Iowa City Saturday where Mrs Abbas entered the University h'ospital, a maternal case. During her absence Mr and Mrs Marvin Abbas will be at the home to look after the son Michael. Mr and Mrs Milton Hinders drove to Iowa City Friday to see the letter's mother, Mrs Jess Hill who has been a patient in University hospital awhile. Mrs Vincent Esser cared for the little daughter Donna during their absence. Arnold Elbert Jr. has written his parents from San Diego, Cal., that he left there March 24 for Pearl Harbor where he was to be till after § Easter. His further destination' was unknown but somewhat later he will be in Australia. Mr and Mrs Harry Cutler and Jody spent last week Sunday at Storm Lake with Mrs Cutler's parents, Mr and Mrs C. T. Wilson. .Other guests were Mrs Cutler's brother-in-law and sisters. Mr and Mrs Walter Connor ol riioux Rapids. Mrs Celia Deal spent Thursday at Clarion with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Al Coleman. Friday she was at Ft. Dodge with her son and daughter-in-law, Mr and Mrs Hubert Deal and was brought home Fjriday evening by them. • '. Mr and Mrs Ralph Donovan were visited the week before Easter by their daughter, Mrs Jack Wittern and children ot Worthington, Minn. They 'were joined here Saturday, March 31, by Mr Wittern for a pre-Easter dinner and all returned home tfiat day. I Mr and Mrs Wade Sullivan ere guests at Perry of Mr and 'rs G. E. Whitehead when they f i went there with their dnughtev Sheila who left by train for Sf.- Mary-of-the-Wooris, South Bend, Indiana, after her Easter vacation here with her parents and sister, Mollie. Mr and. Mrs Gordon Diilevson left Saturday for Faribault, Minn. and were overnight guests of relatives. Both parents, Mr and Mrs Thomas Asbe and Mr and Mrs Andrew Ditlevson live there. Sunday.they went to Minneapolis to attend the S & L convention at the Curtis Hotel. Mrs A. J. Eason and her daughter, Mrs James Potter and children drove to Eagle Grove Saturday to spend the day with Mrs Eason's other son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Irwin Og- lanct. Easter Sunday the Oglunus and Potters were dinner guests of Dr. and Mrs Eason. Mr and Mrs Don Hemmingsen had as guests Easter Sunday (lie letter's parents, Dr. and Mrs S. A. Slater of Worthington, Minn., her brother-in-law and sister, Mr and Mrs H. E. Luoma of Sioux Falls, S. D., and Mr and Mrs Charles Small wood of Ceylon, Minn., and the respective families. Mr and Mrs Pat'Cullen had as guests last week, Mrs W. A. Murray of Bancroft, her son James, a law student at Notre Dame, Ind., and Mr and Mrs John Murray ot Storm Lake. They are mother, brothers and sister-in-law of Mrs Cullen. James will be graduated this spring. John is an instructor at St. Mary school at Storni Lake. Mrs John Mahoney returned home last week Monday from Minneapolis where she had visited her son and daughter-in-law 'Mr and Mrs Jim Mahoney and her sons-in-law and daughters, Mr and Mrs Lawrence Wier and Mr and Mrs Don Ludwig. A nephew, Tom Faulkner, was also visited. He is attending'a theological school at St. Paul. His mother will be remembered here a Margaret Ferrigan. Mr and Mrs J. W< Penlecost were recently visited a week by their son-in-law and daughter Mr and Mrs Gordon Johnson and Tuesday, April 10, 1956 Algona (la.) Upper Des Moines—3 son Richard of Santa Clara, CaTif. WANT ADS BRING RESULTS Gardeners! Do-lt-Yourself Fans! 1 v •- /Rent a Far ma! I Cub Tractor v $1.50 per hour For plowing, \preparing seedbeds, mowing lawns and ..weeds, building roads, hauling loads, sawing wood and dozens of other jobs. 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