The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 24, 1956 · Page 36
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 36

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 24, 1956
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6-Algona (la.) Upper Des Mbiftfis Tuesday, Apr!! 24, 1956 Tidbits From Evelyn We had a sort of style show hero the other evening. Li/xie Post was here and when Mrs Gillos e.'fine in \vith ;i dress she h«d kept as a memento. Lizxic did some modeling. It \v;\s a prelty frock. black brocaded silk with ovrr blouse of shadow lace. The younRor generation won't know what 1 am talking about, but I can assure them it is loviOy, both Hie silk and luce. * * * Ingrid Fassbender was Iwelve years old Saturday. April 14, and had several friends as guests. A year ago she was on the ocean enroute here with her familv from Germany, And a most disagreeable day it was, for she wa.s a very sea sick little girl. Along came one of the stewardesses, swooped up the gifts and dumped them wherever ship's "junk'' is dumped—not realizing it was gifts flie was making away with. I'd have thought ;\ really smart stewardess would have recognized gift packages from "junk." She should have been sued! * * * This parly was "German" slyle, three birthday cakes: the guests ate soon upon arrival, went to the show, came home and opened the gifts, than ate again. I remark- ed "Oh, what that, does lo one's "figger", but the person to whom I made the remark said, "Little girls nt that age don't think nor have to worry about calovies and figures." A delightful age. * * * fUmembe? years ago wh«ft papers and magazines carried ads for "Gold Dust" and the "Gold Dust Twins" were two little colored boys? Mother always used it and thought there was no soap powder that could equal it. It still stands tops in the estimation of Albert Mttgg, but he has great difficulty in getting it. Stores do not handle it anymore. After a search of every store in Algona. with no results, his helper finally found some in Bode and bought the only three packages the store had. Now this is a good ad for "Gold Dust" find stores should begin getting a sup- ply. Albert says it is the only detergent that thoroughly cleans chamois skins he uses in his work. * *.,.* tl iift'i often a fouf yea* 6ld has ft person-to-person long distance call. Messages arc usually relayed by fond relatives through parents. Such is not the case with Debbie Will, daughter of Mr flhd Mrs James Will, who celebrated her fourth birthday Wednesday. She is a. good little phone answerer when mother is busy and can take care of the call till mother can get there. Wednesday she' answered the phone and when her mother tried to take over, Debbie protested it was for HER—which proved to be the case, for "Operator" informed Mrs Will, it was a person to person call for Deborah Will. It was Debbie's aunt. Mrs Don Price of Sioux City calling to wish Debbift many happy returns of the day* * » * Friends have asked me afebui Abner Long so I'll explain that he is recovering from a cowriea transplant done at the University, hospital at Iowa City. He watf dismissed a week ago Thursday and went back Friday ffif a check-up. Results not known yet, till after the check-Up. It is an operation that has been talked and written about, much of late and is highly successful.* We »re. hoping Abner will regain his vision. He has been very patient awaiting this surgery. * * * What uncertainty we live in— Thursday afternoon M. E'. Bilyeu took his wife to the Jens Sorensens where she was co-hostess at a W.S.C.S. circle meeting. Less than an hour after that and be- fore the meeting began, a phone call came for Mrs Bilyeu' saying her husband and been taken sick at. work (he was employed at the city light plant) and xvas at St. Ann hospital. A son came to take her tfiere. The next noon I was listening to a broadcast of news Snd learned of his death. *".. ' '* * * . : Mrs Bertha Spear haft had a nice Mothers Day gift already— transportation to and frdn Chicago to visit her children, Elmer Lattimer, at Highland, Ind., Elnora, Mrs H. L. Bartels at Crystal Lake, and Betty, Mrs H. G. Bartels at Chicago. All are married and have families so it will be a wonderful holjday for Mrs Spear who will gq via train. The locations ar"e close to eacn other, an added pleasant feature. * * * We are nearing the rhubarb season and if you want to can any, let me tell you how to do it and when you open it next winter it will taste garden fresh. We opened a caft the other day and one would think it was picked fresh that day. Cut up the rhu-* barb, crush it in the jars with a wooden masher. It doesn't have to be mashed fine— just enough to get the juice out to cover the fruit. Don't add any water and no sugar. When cooking, merely add sugar to taste. It's really good — would make excellent pies Everyone is ready for spring, of which we haven't had much, and April showers would be most welcome. Back in 1929 on April Fool's day there was a 12 inch snowfall here. Roads were block, ed, snowplows were busy and 'trains were delayed. A Mason City bus fought drifts, till it got to Sexton and there met total defeat. Passing autoists brave men, brought three women passengers one to Algona. (Talk about our' pioneer forefather!) Rain we will welcome, but not that white stuff, Please. 0 , „ ft. A, Davidson took his wile to Des Moines Monday where she, tock a plane fof Lakewood, Cal., to complete terms of a contract she- has with a firm for which she has been employed for some time. She will return here via plane a few days before Memorial Day. Mrs Davidson, a native lowan of the Morning Sun vicinity, has made her home in California the past 35 years but still thinks Iowa is "tops." In the short time she has been here she has become an Algona enthusiast. ; IF IT'S NEWS WE WANT IT 1956 KOSSUTH CORN YIELD CONTEST * * * * * • * • * * * * * * * * * * • * * * * * * * * * * * * • * • * * * * * * * * *•*'* * SPONSORED BY THE KI WAN IS LIONS AND THE ROTARY CLUBS OF ALGONA, IOWA *****»»»# »»»f*»»*»«»«»*« ******************************* PIONEER HI-BRED CORN CO. Plant and Office North of Algona City Limits RISING'S MILL & ELEVATOR South Phillips St. Algona 4% Federal Land Bank FARM LOANS Thru Farmer-Owned National Farm Loan Assn. E. H. Hutchins, Sec'y-Treas. 110 So. Dodge Algona NORTON MACHINE WORKS Tooling Everything For Precision ROBINSON PRODUCE Algona & Wesley HUTZELL'S CITIES SERVICE Farm Fuels and Oils Corner State & Phillips St. Algona Kossuth County farmers are urged to enter now in the 1956 Five-Acre Corn Yield Contest... to compete for the special prizes and a handsome trophy. Let's make Kossuth County's showing one of the best in the state in this big annual competition, and let's show everybody that Kossuth grows the best, the most, and the finest corn! * v '*^^^ Mr. Farrrier, read the rules/below, clip and mail the coupon now! Members of the three Algona service clubs wjlj work closely with you and help in all details of the contest! CONTEST RULES RULES FOR THE 1956 KOSSUTH COUNTY 5-ACRE CORN YIELD CONTEST (Cooperating in Master Corn Growers Contest under Iowa Crop Improvement Association) Sponsored by the Kiwanis, Lions and Rotary Clubs of Algona 1. Only one entry per farming unit may be accepted. Contestant will be disqualified if it is found that the entry is subsidized or is not a bonafide entry by the operator. 2. Entrant may select the general contest area. The contest area may be any length or width, but must contain at least five acres of corn. One fourtyt of each acre of the contest area must be harvested. The contest area should be rectangular for ease of measurement. ' ' ' 3. Two adjacent rows must be harvested. The first two rows'to be harvested may be any of the first eight rows at the edge of the contest area except the outside two rows. They must be randomly selected by a representative of the local sponsoring organization other than the entrant. After the first two rows to be harvested have been selected, the additional rows to be harvested will be determined by passing six rows, picking two and so on until one-fourth of the, contest area has been harvested. 4. Harvesting must be done with a mechanical picker which is to be furnished by the contestant, who will also furnish operator for the picker and transport the corn to weighing station. All this work must be done in the presence of the official or officials checking the field. Harvested corn mus^be weighed on a state inspected scale by an experienced weighmaster and weighing witnessed by sponsoring organization representative. 5. Entry plot and operator must be within the limits of Kossuth County, Iowa. 6. Entries close July 15, 1956. 7. The entry fe» n $5.00 and covers both state and local contests. 8. The sponsoring clubs reserve the right to have a recheck made on the highest yielding field before official awards are mad*. Such fields should be left unharvested for at least ten days to permit a recheck if necessary. 9. Prizes and Trophy will be awarded. 10. Further inquiries or correspondence should be addressed to Kossuth County Corn Yield Contest, Box 339, Algona, Iowa. (County Extension Director will also have information). THIS YEAR FOR THE 17th STRAIGHT YEAR MORE FARMERS WILL PLANT THAN ANY OTHER BRAND MILLER STEEL BUILDINGS 1001 N. Main St. Algona F. S: 'NORTON &SON "Let The Red Trucks Serve You" Building Supplies — Coal Hog Feeders — Portable Buildings Cut off the following entry blank and mail together wljh entry fee to the above address, future reference. Save the contest rules for 1956 Kossuth County Corn Yield Contest Entry Blank Name Address Directions For Locating Farm HAMILTON Hatcheries & Produce Algona Bancroft Quality Chicks & Feeds Wesley LuVerne Titonka I am a member of the Iowa Crop Improvement Assn. (Yes or No) Attach $5.00 entry fee ( ) •^•^••••^•i^HH^BHHIBH^lHVH^HMHI^Bl^H^H^BHH^B^^HBB •••••••••^••••^^••••••^•••^•••^••^^^•^••••^^^^H BIGGER CROPS MORE PROFIT ERNIE WILLIAMS Your John Deere Dealer Phone 850 Algona 82.2% NITROGEN BETTER LAND TOP YIELDS JACK'S O.K. TIRE SERVICE "Your Complete Tire Service" Phone 308-W Algona LET'S PUT KOSSUTH AT TOP O THE STATE

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