The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 26, 1956 · Page 13
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2 St. Joe Boys In'Hawkeye' Navy' Group ^^^" Be cker,. son of JPeter Becker - a^ dert, son of Mr and e * d «-t. left Satur- m ° rnin ?-. Jun.ei-18 from the Station ifl F ort Sped"! Hawkeye s to attend "Iowa Navv Days this weekend at Spirit Lake and Arnold's Park before entraining for Great Lakes, 111. to undergo recruit training. - Bolh young men graduated this year l™ m ft. Joseph's High School here. Upon graduating from recruit tniining, they will receive' fl 14-day leave with home folks after which they will attend a Navy School in the occupational Held of their choice. Mr and Mrs Laurence Gisch. Mrs Luke Hamilton and Jean Marie, Mrs Duarte Aitend.' Tommy, Lorraine ahd flochell and Dianivsu Lillian Gisch all of Algona spent Tuesday afternoon at the Wilfred Kohlhaaa home to help Hafley Kohlhaag observe his third birthday. In the evening Mr arid Mrs K. L. Kohlhaas and Mr and Mrs Raymond Kohlhaas and family helped : Harley observe his birthday.. Birthday cake and ice cream were enjoyed afternoon and evening. 'Tommy-and Lloyd Kenne, sons of .Mr and Mrs John Kenne of Belmond-are here, in the home of their aunt and Itncle, Mr and Mrs Ernst Bormann artd JoAnn while their mother is in th* hospital with a new " sister. 1 Mrs Kenne is the "former Helen Kramer, daughter of Mr and Mrs Sebastin Kramer. The Kenrte's now have 3 boys and 2 girls. Mrs' Will Reding was pleasantly surprised in her home on Wednesday afternoon, June 13th, in observance of her birthday. Mrs Reding received lovely gifts. The afternoon was spent socially after which lunch brought by the guests and birthday cake was served. Those attending were Mrs Vernort Kramer and daugh- Jean Hall Wins A Scholarship •Jean Hall recently received a four-year scholarship at Buenn Vista Colege, Storm Lake, in behalf of her excellent record in speech work at St. Cecelia's Academy where she- will be a junior next year. Jean attended several speech contests in the state during the past school year in which she received top honors. The scholarship will be in effect upon her graduation 'from high school. Jean is the daughter of Mr and Mrs W. A. Hall. ter Sheryln of LiVermore, Mrs Marcel Reding of St. Benedict, Mrs Wilfred Schneider, Mrs Albert Thilges, Mrs George Wagner. A farewell courtesy was given, Allan Becker in his home on Thursday evening with relatives and neighbors attending. Allan, son of Mr and Mrs Peter Becker, eft on Saturday for Navy service at Great Lakes. Fred lllg entered St. Joseph's VTercy hospital in Port Dodge on Monday for medical aid. Mrs Mary Becker was giveft a birthday party in the home of her son and daifghter-in-Iaw., Mr and Mrs Herman Becker and family near Irvlngton, on Wednesday afternoon, June 13th." Mrs Becker received lovely gifts and a delicious lunch with birthday cake was served by Mrs Herman Becker and daughters. The afternoon Was spent at caffcte and socially. Prizes were awarded to Mrs John Altman and Mrs Lee Colwell. Others beside the honoree attending the party were Mrs Ed Bormann, Mrs Louise Thul, Mrs John Thul, Mrs John Altman,.Mrs Milford. Plathe and Mrs Chris Gales all from here, Mrs Lee Colwell, Mrs Marie Frankl, Mrs Gerald Frankl, Mrs George Vitzthum, all from Irvington and Mrs Ben Kunkel from St. Benedict. Rev. Luke Becker O.S.B. of Pierre, S. p.. Rev. Nicholas Becker from Gfanville, lowA and Sister M. Georgene, O.S.F.. Dubuque, spent the past week here with relatives and friends. ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 1956 A NEW SERVICE DEPARTMENT RADIATOR CLEANING REPAIRING-RECORING Added At PEftCIVAL MOTORS New Car, Truck Sales Hit 29 New car and truck sales' increased slightly during the past two weeks, according to records at the county treasurer's office. A total of 29 vehicles have been registered there during that time. Owners and make of vehicle ffadiator >ectionf Percival Motors Inland FLO- TEST machine-test tells you just exactly the condition of your radiator — on car. truck, or tractor. Have your radiator FLO-TESTED now. It can save you money and hours and days of 'lie-up due to radiator failure or -overheating, VACATION WARNING! High speeds and summer heat spell DANGER when it comes to your radiator. A clogged, radiator — or one partially clogged — can lose you a couple of days, and costs lots of money in motor repairs. BEFORE your trip, stop at Percival Motors — and make sure! USING INLAND 'FLO-TEST' FACTORY EQUIPMENT FOR CAR, TRUCK, TRACTOR RADIATORS •* A clogged or leaking radiator can result in serious motor damage — even partially clogged, a radiator on passenger car. truck or tractor cuts engine operating efficiency and causes costly engine overheating. You just can't afford to have anything but a CLEAN radiator! PERCIVAL MOTORS Inland "Flo-Test" Radiator Department can restore your radiator to 100% efficiency ... for with this factory equipment in a special department 1 we can give your radiator 100% factory flow. Inspection and estimates are FREE. Chevrolet — Farmer's Co-Op Cry., truck; Melvin Molloy;'Schreiber. Mills, Inc.; Chris Dahl: Willard Ohm; Herman Runks- meier; Arnold Duer; Linus Vaske; Darlene Geilenfeldt; Harvey Godden, Algona; R. C. Stevens, Swea City; and K. E. Farrell, Whitemore. CMC—Bradley Bros., Algona. ~ Lincoln —R. D. Smith. Cadillac— R. W. McCullough, Algona. Dodge — Philip Wander, Fenton; and Julius P. Capesius, Bode. Plymouth — Cargo Carriers, Inc.; Russell and Joan Schaub, Wesley; and Alfred Nelson, Swea City. Buick — Charles C. Mullin; -and W. S. Knoner, Ledyard. Ford — Ronald Stephens, truck, Algona; R. G. Beeroer, truck, Lakota; R. L. Marty, Lu- Verne; R. C. Guster, Algona; Fred Mabus, Lakota; and Anna Rippentrop, Titonka. Mercury — Ida or Kathryn Gorman, Algona. Fear Move Underway To Close Ledyard Postoffke No Move Made To Replace Retired Carrier Algona Tw/V/ers Attend School Legion Auxiliary Elects, Ledyard Ledyard—The American Legion , . .. ,„ —^ , „„„ Auxiliary met June 12 and elec--Ted Green; historian,. Mrs Jsjck tion of officers was held, with " " the following officers re-elected: Helen Kuhlmann, Algona, is shown at ri ght in the above photo demonstrating an egq- AU lt r ate OU MC Se ic W Camp WO l ° SeVer?l1 ° thei " bat ° n twirlers at the University of$owa*s p a ,,i Al ^oi e v!' A T g rf na i| irl> Maril yn Dreesman, is shown at.left,.seated, while others are Beverly Paul Shelby, Jody Newcomer, Shenandoah, and'LaVonne Nolte, standing, a baton twirler 6111 ' 81 ^ -« and ^ V T h ° lsonan ,,^struct or at the camp,, which, for band, orchestra and will end June 30. (Upper D es Moines Engraving) President, Mrs George McKinf'non: first vice president, Mrs Bernard Reilly; second vice president, Mrs Mel Haag; secretary, Mrs Melvin Busch; treasurer) Mrs McDonald. Newly-elected officers .al-e: Corresponding secretary, Mrs William Bauman; Chaplain, Mrs John Jorgenson; Sergeant - at arms, Mrs Zilphy Hardt. Installation of officers will be held.,J.uly,.3. Mrs Jack McDonald will be the Installing officer. Fol-" lowing the business 'meeting, a delicious lunch was served by Mrs Bernard Reijly. Telegraphy, a strong factor -of the Union/;victory in the Civil War, had'been in use only a few years when the War started in 1861. OUR WORK IS GUARANTEED Hey, Kids! Get In On The- Rip-Roarin' PERCIVAL MOTORS "Always Looking For Ways To Do It Better" WILD BILL HICKOK CONTEST Fear was being expressed in the Ledyard area, this week, that a move might be underway, to eliminate the Ledyard postoffice. Since the recent retirement of George Thompson, Ledyard rural carrier, no replacement has been mnde, and the rural mail is now beins routed to Swea City and handled by the Swea City rural carriers. The postal receipts thus will go to the Swea City office. Ledyard patrons suspect that if postal receipts are diminshed m this way from the Ledyard postoffice, the • next move from the Postoffice Department will be to drop the Ledyard postoffice with the excuse that there "isn't enough business to warrant the Ledyard postoffice to be kept open." This same procedure, it is pointed out, has been used in some other areas where service has been .eventually curtailed. Ledyard residents are talking about makine up a petition to the Postoffice Department, asking that another rural carrier be named for Ledyard, in order to maintain the postal service as it is at Ledyard. One Ledyard patron said that "when a rural carrier retires and no 'replacement is made, the handwriting is on the wall for our postoffice." There has been no official pronouncement from the Postoffice Department which would indicate that the Ledyard post- office might be closed,'but because .-of failure to make a,rural carrier'replacement, some/patrons are serjously worried .about the matter. "' K A year or so ago there was a move toward elimination of post- offices at Irvington and Sexton, on the basis that neither had sufficient business to warrant continuation. Patrons in tha nrea obiected, and the postofficea are still in operation. NOTES OF SERVICE MEN v Every Boy or Girl Who Enters Gets A DEPUTY MARSHAL BADGE ) F-R-E-E-! Boys and Girls — BRING YOUR FOLKS WITH YOU when you come to Bill Hickok's Trading Post, Kohlhaas Hardware, to enter the big contest! You'll get a Deputy Marshal badge FREE — and you'll also get a Wild Bill Hickok membership card. And, oh boy, oh boyl look at the free Wild Bill Hickok prizes we're giving awayl Free Prizes Every Week! Wild Bill Hickok Gun Sets Given Away Free Every Saturday , Night — and at the end of the big contest a boy and 4 girl will get, absolutely free, a beautiful complete Wild Bill Hickok costume as pictured h«ze. Juci 'round up your Dad and Mom, kids, and bring thwn with you to Kohlhaas Hardware, When you get here we'll show you all the fun, and giy* you your badge and membership cant VISIT WILD BILL HICKOK'S TRADING POST TODAY! Kohlhaas ^^^^w ^HW^^ ^^jf^HJUfi mUHR ^(pPVHRP W W ^d^^BP *BPPHi ^^ff' DON'T MISS IT! ROUND UP YOUR FOLKS AND COME BREEZIN' DOWN NOWI FORT LEONARD WOOD. MO. —Pvt. Russell E. Schaub, whose wife, Joan, lives in Wesley, Iowa, recently began six months of military training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., under the Reserve Forces Act. Schaub is rei ceiving eight weeks of basic combat training. Men volunteering; for the six-month tour of active duty are permitted to finish their military obligation in local Army Reserve or National Guard units. Schaub, son of Mr and Mrs Earl D. Schaub, Northwood, la,, is a former teacher at Titonka Consolidated School. o • HOHENFELS, GERMANY — Pfc. Thomas M. Duffy, son of Mr and Mrs M. R. Duffy, Whittemore, recently participated in battalion field tests with units of the 9th, Infantry Division in Germany. A message center driver in Head^ quarters Company of the division's 60th Regiment, Duffy entered the Army in September, 1954. He completed basic training at Fort Chaffee, Ark. —Q___ Allen Humphrey, son of Mr an4 Mrs Carl Humphrey, entered service in September 1954, and took training for 6 months at Camp Chaffee, Ark. He was then sent to Austria, and his duties required him to drive General Anderson. After spending over a year at Austria, he was transferred to Frankfurt, Germany, and he drove Gen. Hart and then changed over to driving Gen. Clark. He is at present in Germany, and will be released in September. Ledyard Lqai*$ The Ledyard, Lassies held their June 4-H meeting on June 8th at the home of Lioda Nitz. Linda Nitz gave an illustrated talk, Donna Ingebritson gave a demonstration, and Pamela KeiJ an4 Betty Uerzog preuwitgd a demonstration. Nancy Herzog and Jane jlgesdal gave an, illustrated flower arrangement, CROWS Mrs Loyd Gesing, DeWitt, re* ports something of a rarity in % tour-day old chjfek. At that tender age, it began crowing. WJUIT AWI BEING RESULTS

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