The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 1, 1956 · Page 5
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 1, 1956
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Gciunfslire A t&al of 50 :fifces,in Kossutri county duf ifig t&$ <vere listed in '.'the, 'fo^tyfitth, ahnual $tate fire, ttiai'shal's, feppft, which -was issued'' last ^w^k, the report, from the: Off ice of Ed J. Herron, fire marshal, shows 36 fire calls in rural KossUth<and:14 in towns. Not included '-are fires' which failed to .cause 'more than ,$10 dahia'ge,"- sltch h-as ' mihpr -, &rass fires", etd, . . ' ' ' - '" ' T6tal monetary loss was $107,657 .oft farms and $84,510 in towns during, the year, The $102j067 'total was only a drop in tHe bucket when .compared to the fJ2,3iulj66'5' idss.'"in tlifi state, and Kdssuth's totftl loss was 1 M\y 13 pfereent as great as suffered fit the dity.of Des Moines—$1,604,' 063. y '..••' j Biggest single i foss in the courtty 'during,-the year was in JMuary Wh^H -Hood's super Valu; ahd Finn's fiakefy were;destroyed,: accounting; for $63(500, or a third o'f-the/.total for the year. '.Electricity,,,, f a,U.l t.y,,,Heating equipment and - carelessness wei-e the' three major causes of fires in 1966, and January, iFebruaryy July and December are / the nid'hths' when 1 - most fires occur- rdd. /Total loss, by'fire'increased In the state during, the year, fol-' losing the national* -trend. Increased Valuation of property ac- coiMed for most of the additional loss, . ' •.;.-;.-);'V ?; •'„ C(ov. Leo fHoegh^ha's Darned the week of dct. > 9, as : fire prevention Week this year. ' WJSNT ACS BRING RESULTS WHITE OPERAS Favorites With The Graduation and the Prom Crowd. . Doll Dainty Whites to -Compliment Your Formats and Party Dress. Choose from .Medium or High He«Is -AAB. r-~. -; SHOE STORE PJCTURING MRS. ROBT. DIEKMANN Winner of A, Beautiful »• New 1956 Gas .Range At The Algona Home Show F*om the many hundreds of registrations made at our Horns Show booJh, Mrs. Diekmann's card was drawp as the winner. Shs, has been presented wiih ihe sparkling new Universal Gas Range shown above. Congratulations I NORTH CENTRAL PUBLIC SERVICE CO. "Ypur Gas Company" ' John G. Nordltrom,. 78 ( a-lornv er resident of ,this area for 35 years, died:Tuesday. April-24, in a Portland, Oregon, hpspitaM after a brief, illness. Ut Nordstrom was born in Sweden. Dec* 12, 1877. . At the age,6f five he came to Iowa, With his pai/ents, and a younger brother and Sister who died irf early childhood. The family moved on 'to •' Nebraska 1 ,; whbre he; received most of his education, graduating from the electricali engineering course in Grand Island College. In'1903 He was united in mar' riage to Ann Isaacson. On Dec, 25, 1^53, they celebrated their golden wedding. Twelve of tlie 13 children born to the couple' survive, as well "fcs Mrs Nordstrom. They are Clarence, Arthur, Howard, Helmer, Paul and Lillie Nordstrom., Mrs L. J. (Edith) Hanley, Mrs Wm.' (Evelyn) Barnes, and Mrs Eugene (Maxine) ,Gutzler, all of Portland, Oregon: Mrs Gilbert (Agnes) Johnson of Madison, College, .-Tenn.;. Mrs Perry '(Marie)' Lowman, and Mrs Edna,Te'eteriof Algona. There are also 41 grandchildren and. JO ^great-g/andchildren All of the children. Attended the funeral, which .was the first time in th'e family's history that thev had all been together. For 25 years Mr Nordstrom was a drainage contractor in this areu of Iowa, ^arid Southern Minne- -sota. ln'l&40 Mr and Mrs'Nord- Strom-moved to Poi-tland. • Funeral: services were held there. Friday, April 27, with burial in Rose City cemetery in Portland. Pallbearers were six grandsons,, Norman, Robert, Larry, and Jerry Hanley, and Harley and Robert Jacobs. f ,Mr .Nordstrom was a lover ot books, •-especially history and literature, was a diligent collector of stamps, and enjoyed horticulture qs a hiobby. License Plates For All Bikes Every bicycle in Algona will be wearing-,; a new. license plate sometime before the end of this month, and this Saturday, May 5, will sei;ve as the kick-off for the campaign. : From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. that day a nv* bicycle owner in town may ride to the city hall and purchase a two-year license, good for two years'for 50 cents, and-at the same time get Scotchlitc applied to their vehicles by the Algona JayCees. Each owner must have a valid license on his bike by the end of May. according to Police Hi'ff Al Boekelman and Mrfyor C. C. Shierk. A ,-full ' description of each bicycle will be recorded by the authorities, a step which should aid in finding lost .or stolen vehicles in the Each owner will also receive a copy Of the new, bicycle ordinance, which governs operation in the city. . Frank Ulish, field director of the State department of safety education, will bo here Thursday and Friday to lecture, and shpw pictures at all parochial and public grade schools, grades 1 through 6, in the hopes of bolter acquainting some of the youngsters in the use of ..bicycles. . Questionnaires, which must hn answered by all license appli- WIPE OUT RATS! WHEN YOU US! CONCENTRATE WORLD'S GREATEST FIELD TESTS PROVE LX3-2-1 Moil EFFECTIVE Bolt Ever Developed SAFEST Warfarin Prod uct Ever Developed GUARANTEED TO DESTROY YOUR RATS AND rV\ICI OR YOUft MONEY BA?KI Makes ; 6 Lbs. of d-CON KOHLHAAS HARDWARE STEEL FILES UTTER OR size $Ti« EQUIPMENT Upp^r Des Moines PUBLISHING CO. Phone HOP Algona STlUCTLy BUSINESS Nip* Unbeaten Seneca .,., \- ' Seneca — After five victories, the Seneca Jndians Baseball team dropped Us first darfie.lastjTriurs- day, bowing 16' wnltlemofe, 5 to 3. Three errors prdved costly, as Whittemore tallied five runs on five hits at' the Seneca diamond. • • •• , Loorf "was the losing hurler With Hurlburt catching. Smith and Schmeling. shared mound duties for Whittemore, with Bell catching. Monday of last week, Senecn Won its fifth season's game, 9 to 8, beating Grant. Seneca led, 9 to 1, untirthe sixth frame when Grant collected four hits. Looft and CroUch hurled for Seneca, and Sharr and Husknmp, were Grant pitchers. Hurlburt caught for Seneca,' and Tokheim tor 'Grant. Tuesday, May ?, 1956 Mgono (In.) Upper Dei Mo\nn-*B The modern revival of the Olympic Games took place in Athens, GreeCcf in' 189€. ,*Any rejacttojtjyejt frqirYi that controversial "'"" we published 2" cants, Will 1 be "filled but; at the (• The local bicycle safety pro-' schools be-fore the license is is-tgram is one step being taken by siied* , •.•"• ,-;.•'- , ,. . ') '.the city during May, which has To Wed May 3 Swea Cily —- Mrs Chnrles Me- Adams reveals her granddaughter, Lillian, will be married May I) at ,Des Moines, to Julian Lovlyn of Des Moines. Mr and Mrs McAdams had Lillian and her brother Kenneth in their home for several months, following the death of their mother^ Lillian is the daughter of Alden McAdams, noAv Algona. Will Rogers was the Cherokee Kid of Wirth's Ciucus in 1904, Marble Tourney Here Saturday • No shuclges, no rouiiddi's and knuckles-down will be hciird with regularity during the Algona city marble tournament an the Athletic Park on East State street Saturday, IVfay 5. Shooting will begin at 2 p.m. Medals will be awarded to boys taking first, 'Second and third place in the meet hy 11 it- local V.F.W. post. The winner and runner-up will g<r to Boone the following clay, Sunday, Miiy 6, to represent Algrfna in tho sixth 'district tournament. All district winners then advance to the state finals to'be held at Des Moines, " and the state champ will compete for the national tillc later at Tallahascp, Fla. Curtis MutWis chairman of the local event which is open' to all boys who had not reached their fifteenth birthday April 15 of this year. . / '' Offer Scholarship The Kossuth Council for Retarded Children will offer a scholarship to cover registration fee for a summer course totaling six credit hours at Woodward State hospital,' or the University of Iowa at Iowa City. Teachers interested should gel in touch with Mrs Pearl Moore, 312 N. Woostcr. \ SRAD'UATION GIVE A RUGGED ROYAL PORTABLE Tfi» Typewriter of a lifetime — for a llfetlmef . Parentit Invest In youf ' _„. v Children'! future today. ONLY Help them get higher marks with chit most wanted Portable Typewriter. Featuring "Magic Margin, Office Typewriter keyboard. PIol new Rugged Flbcrjtlas Case. HURRY/ HURRYf £•• II at j, Upper Des Moines PUBLISHING CO. Phone 1100 Algonti Jiff. T. M, nw»> T>p*wrlt«r C«., Inf. Mere Is The New Automatic Safety Tire! ; ..THIS IS MTIRE WITH BUILT-IN PEACE OF MIND Ends fear pf blowouts! ' Ends fear of puncturesl : Ends fear of skids! Gives longer, safer mileage- than any other tirel Now from Firestone conies the automatic safety tire... , the new Firestone Supreme, It gives you and your family protection never before provided in any tire at any price. It's (}\9 first and only tire with built-in peace of mind I Blowout Soft I Should a blowout occur, an automatic safety valve clones in the life protector gnd retains. % of tha air.-This lets you,ride out a blowout without swerving ami come safely to a ftrslght-line jtop. Tiiis fa built-in Puncture Safel This tire has a special gummy rubber sealant that seals any puncture the instant it occurs—makes it completely puncture-safe. No move delays, no more fear of changing tires on a busy highway. This is built-in peace of mind. Skid Safe! It won't skid, swerve, or slide liko ordinary tires. Takes danger out of driving on pavements wet wilh rain or snow. And this exclusive tread Is silent —won't hum on the highway. Won't squeal on the corners. This is built-in peace of iniiul. Thousands of Extra Mllesl Tha nigged all-nylon cord body runs cooler, provides belter balance. Together with 2.V& tliic-ker tread, it gives you the longest mileage of any tire.Will, in all prob» ability, last longer than you own your car. Tin's is built-in peace of mind. Also - See This Tire At WAUBURG'S TEXACO S TATIQN and CHROME SERVICE STATION, Algona Trade In Your Tires On Firestone Supremes ALGONA FIRESTONE TIRE HEADQUARTERS IOWA ** •

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