The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 22, 1956 · Page 10
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 22, 1956
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Over 3 Billion Retail Sales By Iowa Firms i-.f i'.uurrs published U. S, i.Hnea'j "f thr •<! :>\v.i thn.i Iowa i< an ex- market fur retailer-. ac- tn Jh" r>\v,t Develop- i ohinmorv Re per! -iMis of Business i. !;ii! Trade shews Inwans $: j ,.07-4.:M:">.ei)ii in the Cafe's :>."), 122 le'ail cslai'li/hi'ients in 1954. l«\\ a's "1,) !)4 food stores reaped the inquest volume of sales, the ronm; !-••<;< ill .-.;•! vs. with, s a 1 o .--'turit.m:.: to $:")!<!> million. or i he to'.-.! Next was the 'iVL 1 gioup. with $54(5 «'.' 17'" of total sales: and 'umber. building materials, hardware and farm equipment dealers were third, accounting for $477 million, or 15 r c. Largest single group of retailers was made up of eating and drinking places «i.4;j!) establishment..---): and the automotive gi'-uip had the biggest total pay- mil (over $53') million), accord- in^; to the census figures. The Preliminary Report on Retail Trade shows that I!i54 retail sales were' $534,075,000 greater than in 1948. and that the total number of retail establishments :n Iowa had increased by 1.499 over 33.023 in 1948. These include all establishments primarily engaged in retail trade, nnd do not include manufacturers, wholesalers, service establishments and other businesses whose primary activity is other than retail trade. LONE ROCK NEWS Dinner guest^ Sunday at the Delmar Fischer home were Mr and Mrs Martin Peterson of Armstrong and Mrs Win. Fischer. Mr and Mrs Dale Wegener and Connie .In wen 1 Wrdnesda" evening callers at tin- Max Stratton home in Algona. Sunday they weie supper guests at the Fred We.L'ener home in Algona. In the (•venmg they called at the Harvey Raths. Mr and Mis Junior Hurlburt were coffee guests Sunday evening after baccalaureate services fit the parental Alfred Schaden- dn;f home. For dinner Sunday, the Alfred Schadendorf family were guests of Mrs Franka Schadendorf of Lakota. Ellen Plucar, Superior. Wis., aunt of Mrs H. A. Holmgren, spent Sunday at the Holmgren home. Mr and Mrs Lawrence Dittmer and girls were dinner guests Sunday of Mr and Mrs John McNeil! of Algona. Mr and Mrs Frank Richaids and girls called Sunday evening at the Alfred Ditsworths in Ban- (Hlft. Mr and Mrs Maurice Wcisbrod. Terry and Cheryl spent Sunday afternoon at the Harvey Raths in Algona. in the evening They and Mrs Freelove Weisbrod were guests of Mr and Mrs Arnold Kuecker of Buffalo Center. Mr and Mrs Jack Quinn and Mrs Clara Thul of Whittornore attended Veishea at Iowa State College at Ames Saturday. Barbara Quinn, student at Ames, returned home with them. Mr and Mrs Herman Kramer entertained the following at dinner Sunday at the hotel in Humboldt: Mrs O. C. Tabor of Humboldt and Mr and Mrs A. R. VOTE FOR KYLE KEITH FOR SUPERVISOR REPUBLICAN TICKET SECOND DISTRICT AUiONA PLUM CREEK UNION For a B u sine s s — Like Efficient Management of the County Affairs, with Economy in Operation. Fair Treatment for All Qualified for the Position Tabor of West Bend. The afternoon was spent at the home of Mrs O. C. Tabor. Mr and Mrs Melvin Kueck and Cynthia of DPS Moinfs and Mrs Bernaid Jensen were Sunday dinner guests at the Henry Kueck home. Afternoon callers were Mi' and Mrs Maynard Kueck and family of Algona. Mr ami Mrs Don Miller and family of Lu- Verne. Mr and Mrs Charles Morris spent Saturday and Sunday in Gowiie at the Jack Johnson home. Mrs Maude Blanchard visited from last Tuesday till Sunday in Ottosen and alsu visited in the John Sones home in Sioux Rapids. la. She i.s a daughter oi' Mrs Blanchard. Mr and Mrs Krich Seogebarth entertained Wednesday evening the* following guests after graduation honoring Virginia Marlow: Donald Marlow. Mrs Clara Mai low. Hurt. Mr and Mrs Ray Boig and daughter Cynthia oi Omaha, Neb.. Mr and Mrs Donald Marlow and daughter, Debra. of Phoenix. Ariz., Mr and Mrs Larry Holding of Burl, Mr and Mrs P. W. Marlow and family, Mr and Mrs Dennis Priebe and Lila Shmidt. Mr and Mrs W. J. Cotton entertained after graduation exercises Wednesday evening at their home in honor of their son John. About 50 attended. Mr and Mrs Fred Gemich attended gnoduation exercises at Seneca Thursday evening and afterwards were guests at the Delmar Fischer home in honor ol their daughter, Margaret. Mr and Mrs Don Houck entertained friends after graduation Wednesday in honor of their daughter, Marjorie. Guests after graduation exercises at, the Geo. B. Long home in honor of their son Dennis were Mr and Mrs Clarence Ackerson. Mr and Mrs Marvin Ackerson anil Douglas, Mr and Mrs Everett Ackerson and daughters Sandra and Susan, all of Wesley, Mrs Ruth Krue.gcr. Marlys Jentx., Mr and. Mrs Leo Ramus and family. Mr and Mrs Donald Blanchard and family. Mr and Mrs Marlyn Bailsman. Mr and Mrs Lawrence Newbrough and family. Mr and Mrs Fred Gonrich, Kathcrine and Kurt, Mr and Mrs Ed Blanchard. NOTES OF SERVICE MEN A/B James J. Miller, .son of Mr and Mrs John Miller. Burl, has begun basic training with the U.S. Air Foice at Parks Air Force Base. Calif. Miller will receive six weeks training at Parks, then will be transferred to technical or administrative school where he will complete his basic training. James entered the Air Force Mar. 29. 1950 and was sworn in at Des Moines. He attended high school at Titonka. FOHT KNOX, KY. —Privates Maynard J. Dearchs, 19, and Marvin E. Simpson, 18, of Algona, Iowa, are scheduled to leave the U. S. for Germany next month as part of Operation Gyroscope, the Army's unit rotation plan. Their unit, the 3d Armored Division, now stationed at Fort Knox. Ky., will replace the 4th Infantry Division in- Europe. Dearchs, whose' wife, Sharon, lives at 117U: E. State st., is the son of C. E. Dearchs of 212 S. Minnesota st. A cannoneer in Battery C of the division's 65th Field ' Artillery Battalion, ho entered the Army in July, 1955 and completed basic training at Fort Knox. Simpson, son of Mrs Merna Gregson, Algona. is a driver in Headquarters Battery of the (>5lh Battalion. He attended Algona High School before entering the Army last July. St. Benedict C.DA Elects New Officers The Catholic Daughters of America of St. Benedict had its regular meeting Thursday, May 17, with the Grand Regent, Betty Daley, presiding. The main object of the meeting was the election of new officers which are as follows: Grand Regent. Stcll'a Eisehen: Vice Grand Regent, Lucille Kutchara; Prophetess, Collette Fischer; Lecturer, Gladys Thill; Financial Secretary, Mary Lou Meyer; Treasurer, Donna Brown: Historian. Bernice Mayer; Monitor, Mary Cink; Sentinel Louise Prruschl'; Organist. M a r t h ;: Gnmdgenott. New trustees are lienina Frochlieh and Mamie Namers. Officers will be installed June 21. Pvt. Bernard Wiehtendahl, son of Mr and Mrs George Wichtendahl. Whittemore. who is stationed at Fort Carson. Colo., is taking his basic combat training at. Fort Carson, and is with the 8th Infantry Division at Fort, Carson. Wiehtendahl is training with the F i r s t Battalion Headquarters Company of the divisions 2!Hh Regiment. The 8th is preparing for its move to Europe next fall as part of Operation Gyroscope. He entered the Army in March of this year. He is a graduate of the Whittemore High School in 1!)52 and was married last September to Elaine Bruellman, who is with him in Colorado. Represents Lone Rock Lone Rock —Judy Newbrough, daughter of Mr and Mrs L. A. Ne'.vbrough. will represent the Lone Rock American Legion Auxiliary at Hawkeye Girl's State, June 10-17, at Cedar Falls. She is a junior at Lone Rock hi-!', school. Poppy Sale At Lone Rock Sat., May Lone Rock—American Legion Auxiliary Popny Day workers who will distribute the poppies on the street this Saturday. May 26. are volunteers, said Mrs E. A. Lee, unit Poppy chairman. She also said the workers will be on the streets early Saturday asking each citizen to wear a memorial poppy. It is hoped that in exchange for the poppy each citizen will contribute as generously as he can and thus "Serve the Living by Honoring the Dead." The Legion Auxiliary will sponsor a bake sale at Kossuth County Implement Poppy Day beginning at 2 p.m. Algona Airport Log Lone Rock Girl Wins Scholarship Viola Berninghaus, 1956 graduate of Lone Rock high school, d a full scholarship Dodge Beauty Academy, recently. Miss Berninghaus was in band, mixed chorus and on the annual staff in school, and was active in 4-H and Walther League work. She won the American Legion Auxiliary citizenship award recently. Her schooling will begin in September. Fighting 1'orcis of Israeli mover 1 into Egypt on January (!, 194!) and wrecked three Egyptian air- tieldx. May 2 — Herschcl Loveless, Ottumwa, Bonanza. May 4 — McCullough's Air Ambulance to Rochester. Minn. May 6 — Student from Estherville in Aeronca. May 7 — McCullough's air ambulance to Iowa City; Lundcll Const. Co., Cherokee, Family Cruiser; Pilot fiom Spencer in Stinson; Al Spray, Spencer, Super Cruiser; Iowa Steel Erectors, Lu- vcrne. Minn.. Cessna 170. May 8 — Mace Cooley, Ames, Bonanza. May 14 — Merle Humphrey, Webster City, Cessna 140. Cresco Chums Met The Cresco Chums met May 8 at the home of Madonna Gisch, with Karen Zaugg assisting. Roll call was answered by 18 members and three leaders and there were 14 guests present. Rally Day, which is coming up at Swea City, May 20, was discussed, and Eunice Gadc anci Betty Besch gave talks. Dorothy Gade gave a demonstration, Joyce Riebhoff led the music, recreation was led by Jeanne Ann Fridcres and Lucille Gade and pictures of all mothers present were taken. Elizabeth Blackwell. native of England, was the tirst woman doctor in the U.S. She received her degree in 1849 from Hobart College. Eagle-Ette 4-H Club Selects Three Committees Swea & Eagle—The Eagle-ette •4-H club met Saturday afternoon. May 12, at the home of Walece Schmicking. It was decided to have three large committees for the following activities. Those on the Mother's Tea are Ruth Ann Pehrson, Susan Bravender, Sharon Magnuson, Walece Schmicking, Caryle Larson, and Janet Thoreson. Rally Day, Patty Roalson. Beverly ThoYson, Ellen Larson, Jo Ann Johnson and Judy Pavick will serve and those chosen for Work Day are Karan Goracz- kowski, Karen Madsen, Lorraine Kracht, Judy Hurlburt and Carmen Larson. Caryl Larson had a demonstration, Judy Pavik gave a talk and Karen Goraczkowski and Judy Hurlburt gave a demonstration. Games were played and lunch was served by Mrs Walter Sch- micking. Mrs Martina Peters and daughter Janet of Los Angeles, Calif, came recently for a few week's visit at the home of Mrs Peters other daughter and family, Mr and Mrs Laurence Hanson and friends in Fairmont. Minn. They made the trip for the wedding of Mrs Peters' son. Win. Peters, to Miss Marjorie Batterman of Fairmont Saturday, May 19. Daily Vacation Bible School will be held at Grant Methodist Church May 21 through 25. Sessions will be from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Kenneth Anderson is now employed in a grocery store in Estherville. The family will mov.? i to Esthervillc after the close of school. The Swea Township Homo- makers met Tuesday afternoon, May 15, at the home of Mrs Art Kaltvad, with Mrs Orval Miller ';>ssist;in* hostess. The lesson was given by Mrs Marvin Larson. The 2-Algono (la.) Upper Dei Me!h«» meetings will adjourn for sum- nier months and the next will be the annual Organization Tea to be held in September at Mrs Ed Fitzgerald's, Mrs Clarence Weise assisting. The Township Farm Bureau and 4-H Family picnic will be held June 10. At Insurance School Barbara Klcpper of Algona is one of 30 members of the Iowa Association of Insurance Agents who will take part in the second annual introductory insurance school at Iowa U., Iowa City, Wednesday through Friday. West Bend Boy, Girl Are Named Two young persons are going to attend Girls State and Boys State. Mary Jo Thilges, high school junior, was chosen to attend Girls Slate at'Cedar Falls the first week in June. Don Lee Peril, high school junior, will attend Boys State at Camp Dodge, Des Moines, from June 3 to 9. It was soon after the Revolutionary War thai Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin. 5o many,., costs so Ifttfe NO MONEY As Little As DOWN $3.00 A Month VL North Central Public Service Co. Best dressed SALAD DRESSING CHARLES J. WAGNER for SUPERVISOR 2nd District Candidate On Democratic Ticket Having been in the tiling and drainage business in Ihis area for over 30 years, I know the 2nd District well, and feel I could serve as Supervisor in an efficient manner. I pledge myself to serve the |^b well. Your Support Will Be Appreciated 21-112 • I i • • • • • • * LIMITED TIME ONLY Allowance For Range ON A NEW MODEL "UNIVERSAL" GAS RANGE - FREE Installation On Any Model - FREE Service For Life of the Range UNIVERSAL GAS RANGES AS LOW AS 149*0 NO MONEY DOWN As Little As $00 A Month North Central Public Service Company 109 SOUTH HAgLAN TELEPHONE 1412 ALGONA, IOWA

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