The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 10, 1956 · Page 35
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The Algona Upper Des Moines 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 plants to mildew. If the temperature remains above freezing during the night, you can, with reasonable safety, remove about half the wihtei protection from roses and perennials. Inspect carefully and if you see any mUdew, remove more of the protection and lossen 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. Don't 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 A p r i I 1 2 - 21 Visit our store and see the many, many values we are offering during this great event. Hall-Strahorn Independent M O M C O WIN C D HARDWARE STORE The Hardware Store on the North Side of The Street 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. 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Royal Heighbor 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 Iatter'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 at 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 -and spend the day with friends. Mr and Mrs Pal Deeming, Janice, Janelle and Ronald spent the weekend at Minneapolis, Minn., and .Sunday attended the ice Follies. Duane and Roger Biersledl spent last week Sunday and londay at Lakota with their grandparents, Mr and Mrs A. C. Bierstedt. John Elbert, son of Mr and Mrs Walter Elbert spent a three day pass over Easter with his parents. He is stationed at the Lincoln, Neb., air base. Mr and Mrs Leo Frideres attended a family dinner at the home of Mrs Frideres' father, Peter Erpelding at St. Joe last week Sunday. 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. Mr and Mrs Gordon Dilleyson 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 Dellman 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 St. Louis, Mo., where he recent'ly 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 and Mrs William Dau Sr. Mrs Marie HawcoH, Bess and Lee Hopkins returned Friday from Duarte, Calif., where they had spent the winter. They visited Mrs Mamie Hopkins a\ Glendale. E. J, Evetds is completing installation ' of a diesel engine at Orange City, the largest in the state. From there he will go to Broken Bow, Neb., to oversee work there. ' ! Phyiiis Elberi, Mary Jo Muftha, Janice Zumach and Mrs Robert i Kain drove to Minneapolis, Minn. Saturday and attended Cinerama and the Ice Follies. They returned home Sunday. Mr and Mrs R. H. Miller have returned from Brownsville, Tex., where they have spent the winter. They were accompanied b> Mrs Miller's mother, Mis Thompson of Estherville. Mr and Mrs Gerald Ferris and Mr and Mrs Oliver Johnson attended the bowling tournament at Mason City last week Sunday and were overnight guests of Mt Ferris' parents, Mr and Mrs R. K. Ferris. Mrs Essie Sullivan accompanied Mr and Mrs L. E. Linnan and Helen Dingley to Des Moines last week. She will 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 Fails 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 Culbertson were visited last week Sunday by Mrs Thompson's son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Glen Bales of rft. Paul, Minn. Mr and Mrs W. P. French were visited over the Easter holiday by thair son and daughter-in-law, Mr and Mrs Donald French of Icwa City. They also spent some time at the parental, Mr and Mrs Ray Beamish home. Mr and Mrs Fred Bartholomew and the iatter'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 Spouts ShoW. Mr and Mrs C. L. Livingston left Thursday morning for Phoenix, Ariz., a business trip which will keep them there a few weeks. A branch ot the Livingston Tool company has been established there. Mr and . Mrfe Ray Muller of Wesley are parents of a son born April 2 at St. Ann hospital. He weighed 8 Ib. 9'/i oz. at birth. This is the fourth son for the Muller's. The new arrival has 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 Ailecn Anderson and made his home most of the time with Mr and Mrs Alec McDonald in Union township. He had never married. By the Way When Grandma's lawn was dry enough so it wouldn't wet the i 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. Mr and Mrs Charles tox were visited Saturday by their son-in- law and daughter, Mr and 1 Mrs Keith Campbell of Des Moines From here they went to Hum 1 boldt to visit at the parental, Mi and Mrs John' Campbell's. Mr and Mrs Howard Beardsley spent the weekend at Vinton and Cedar Rapids. At Vinton they visited Mrs B^ardsley's brothel and sister-in-law, Mr and Mrs Don Collins. At Cedar Rapids they visited their son Tom. Congregational Bible Class will meet for 1:15 dessert luncheon, Thursday, April 12 at the home of Mane Murtagh, assisting hostesses, Mrs Celia Deal and Mrs Elizabeth Ferguson. Program, Mrs August Slagle. Robert Donovan and his grandson, Bob Donovan were at Minneapolis last week and attended ihe Sports Shovv. Bob also transacted some business. Mr and Mrs Ralph Donovan also drove to Deb Moines last week on business. Mr and Mrs Nick Fjsch 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 >lrs 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 hospital, 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 Iatter'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 Elberi 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 Sioux Rapids. Mrs Celia Deal spent Thursday at Clarian 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 Friday evening by them. Mr and Mrs Ralph Donovan .were visited the week before Easter by their daughter, Mrs Jack Wittern and children ot Worthing'ton, Minn. They were joined here Saturday, March 31, by Mr Wittern for a pre-Easler dinner and all returned home that day. ' Mr and Mrs Wade Sullivan were guests at Perry of Mr and lilrs G. E. Whitehead when they went there with their dnughtor Sheila who left by train for St.- Mary-of-the-Woods, South Bend, Indiana, after her Easter vacation :iere with her parents and sister, Mollie. Mr and Mrs Gordon Ditlevson 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 Ugland. Easter Sunday the Oglanus and Potters were dinner guests of Dr. and Mrs Eason. Mr and Mrs Don Hemmingsen had as guests Easter Sunday the Iatter'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 Smallwood of Ceylon, Minn., and the respective families. Mr and Mrs Pal Cullen had as guests last week, Mrs W. A. Murray of Bancroft, her son James, a law student at Notre Dame, Incl., and Mr and Mrs John Murray 01 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 Storm 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 Kerrigan. Mr and Mrs J. W. Pentecost were recently visjled a week by their son-in-law and daughter Mr and Mrs Gordon Johnson and Tuesday, April 10, 1956 Algona (la.) Upp«f P*i MdliW-41 s7m~ Richard of Santa Clara, Cnlif. WANT ADS BRING RESULTS Gardeners! Do-lt-Yourself Fans! • Rent a Farmall Gub Tractor $1.50 per hour For plowing, preparing seedbeds, mowing lawns and weeds, building roads, hauling loads, sawing wood and dozens of other jobs. If you can drive a car, you can drive a CUB! Algona Implement Co. Phone 52 Algona Implement AUTHORIZED POWf* MOWER ft WHO CUTTtt «•&*** Ask for 'Demonstration Today ALGONA IMPLEMENT PHONE 52 1407 Commercial — Algona S. Phillips St. Phone 257 HEW 1956 "WIZARD POWE MOWER FULL 17-INCH CUT GARDEN T OF ALL KINDS AT COAST-TO-COAST Our Specials This Durable Socket Pattern GARDEN HOE Smooth 4-foot handle and 6'/2 inch socket pattern. I Oft $1.95 value 30-Day Guarantee S T 0 R Ei New, Suburban LAWN SEED 43c Ib. 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