The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 31, 1938 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 31, 1938
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The Algona Upper Des Moi a^, Ajgoaa, Iowa, May 81, 1938 $3 Algona High School Seniors Get Diplomas; Special Honors Announced SPECIAL A WARD PRESENTATION BY SUPT. OJ. LA1NG Music, Special Theme Worked Out as 1938 Class Graduates Sbtty-three members of the clas_ ot 1638, Algona high school, recelv- «d their diplomas of graduation, at th« annual exercises held Thursday *V*nlng In the high school auditorium. A novel program theme, "Our School In Preparation for Bife" was worked out and presented by mem- wrs of the graduating class, after <ui introduction by John G. McDowell, principal. Maxlne Caldwell, Richard Keen, Jack Long and Mar- «M»t Egesdahl took part in the presentation. Dr. Mohan Is Speaker Dr. Bruce E. Mahan, director of OW extension division of the State University of Iowa, gave the commencement address. O. D. Shumway, president of the Algona Board of Education, presented the diplomas to the graduating class after O. B. Laing, Supt. of Schools, had made the presentation of a special groups of awards. Rev. Charles Pfelffer, new Presbyterian minister, delivered the Invocation and the benedlcton. Musical numbers were presented during the program by the high school band and the high school male quartet. Special Awards Made Mr. Lning presented the American Legion Auxiliary award of $2.50 cash for the best student the past year In eighth grade American history to Norman Palmer. The Delphian society's award of $5 cash for excellence in ninth grade English went to Margaret Miller. The Wa-Tan-Ye award of $5 cash went to Maxine Caldwell for he best record over two years In commercial studies. Curtis Ward was presented with $10 by the D. A. R for the best high school record In history and social sciences. The P. E. O. award of $25 was presented to Barbara Haggard for he best student record over four rears in English. trtisby drug store presented a 17- Straw HAT DAYS Are Here Lee Straws are Smarter, Cooler, Lighter, and Better seas a new wider brim . . . and a new lower crown ... In other words, it should be a LEE Summer Straw. See them now! Summer Sailors Correct proportions and proper balance means the difference between just another hat and THE hat. See these hats today! Other* to $3.50 Novelty Straws Every famous make of new straw, in newest Hiiort styles . . . with high-color bands and novelty weaves. In every size. Others »Sc to $3.50 Summer Perforated Visible vent perforates make this lighter and more comfortable hat a -eal buy for summer. Plain or colored baudjj. Others to ALSO A I'UMPLKTE LINE OF SlMMtH- WEIGHT FELTS $3.50 to $3.95 Class of 1938 Dorothy B. Alt* .Itmnlta Ruth Anderson" Hnrold C. Bnnwart Charles H. Beardslpy Everett T. Blnrk Mnrlar A. Bonne* Mftxlne Caldwell* Theodore Robert Chrf.echllles Henry Penrchs. Jr. Wayne R. Ponglns RuReno Ii Hrairer Marffnret EjresdnH Mildred Mnxlne Elmore'* Helen Mnry Erlckpon* Enid E. Fuller Elvira .Tustlnn Gelshccker" Norlne Mnrle Orelner Bnrbnre June Haggard Will F Halpln Pnrlerp Cnrolyn Hanser** Maxlne Helen HarRreaves Lorecn Mae Hendren Maxine Ruth Hendren Imoftene F. Hill* Harry Vern Hull Hazel Jenklnson** Ted M. Jordan Amanda Alvlna TJ. Knding** J. Richard Keen Russell Kelly Chester \V. Knoll Maxlne Mae Larson Jack Long Kenneth P. Lynk Joe McNelll Jane Carolyn McWhorter Lee Roy Mathlson Lola C. Miller , Joyce MlttaR* Robert Melvin Muckey Richard QelKer Norton (?. Arlene Olson* Mnrjorle Phillips Mildred F. Pratt* Dorothy Elaine Reid** Meredith Richardson Mary M. Runchey Harold Sabln I.avon Sanhey* I.P Roy E. Scheppmann Oayle Anna Pchackleford Louise Smith John C. Ppongherg: Ruth F. Stell Raymond E. Steven Helen M. Stewart J. Roscoe Stewart William Henry TJaden Tl.otnas O. TVasner Curtis *Vai-d Ruth H. Will* Donald E. AVlllasson Shirley Marie Wolf** CURRICULUM •—Commercial **—Normal Training —Others Academic (ewel wrist watch to the outstand ing senior boy and girl who In th judgment of a faculty vote combin ed the best in scholastic and activ ity efforts during their high schoo years, and the awards were present ed to Robert Muckey, class pres ident and captain of the track team and to Maxine Larson, who has been cheer leader at the school. 51th Graduating Class The class graduated Thursday evening was the 54th in the history of the school, and Supt. Laing stated that it made a total of 1810 graduates who have left the Algona high school via the graduation route during that period of time. Boy Hurt in Play, Reported as Better The condition of Orren Thorsland. grade school pupil at Bode who has been making his home with his uncle. Thor Olsen, north of town, and was recently injured while playing a friendly school same, was reported as improved this week. A group of boys were playing soccer ball when one of the players kicked him by accident in the back. He was temporarily paralyzed and was unable to walk alone. He was Erecting New Silo Union: Alfred Schenck is erecting a new silo on the farm where he is living. The old silo was recently torn down. Was Graduation Speaker Thursday Bruce E. Mahan; director of the extension division of the State University of Iowa, Is pic- ured above. Mr. Mahan delivered the commencement ad- ,4r«s* at the AlgDna high school Thursday evening. Mr. Mahan graduated from the University In 1014, with a B. A., obtained his Master's degree In 1920, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in 1927. He Is the author of several widely known pieces on Iowa's historical background. TWENTY YEARS AGO Thirty-four more Kotnuth county boys had gone to war and the following corrected list is of the boyi, who answered the call: William Clark, Bancroft; LeRoy Howel Sheely, Guckeen, Minn.; Joseph Emanuel Lindblom, Armstrong; Frank Charles Hoff, Wesley; Herbert Phillip Mueller, Burt; Henry Wm. Goeke. Elrnqre, Minn.; Fred Bruns, Titonka; Samuel Franklin Ktrr. Fenton; Lucian C. Schichtl, Jrvjngton; Henry Bernard Stelflug Bancroft: George Heyer. Titonka; I John Helmtrs, Titonka; Boyd B. Pannkuk, Titonka; Michael Derrig. Swca City: Peter Abbas. Lak|ota: Bert Arthur Galhraith. Al jgr,iia; Oilman Frederick Schwietert. Burt, John .V. Ludwig. St. Benedict; William Gs'-ar Calhoun, Algona: Olin John Buffalo j Center; Joseph Bertram! Pulz.Uu* k. Wesley: Arthur Erninuel Anderson S*ea City: George Christian Klein. Sw e .u City; ChdriV-, E Wangling Titonka: George Rwirr.ik^r. Titonka: Robert Emory Lone Rock: Henry L«o Huiter-.trurn. Ban 'iroft: Mike Aitrn^n. L;-.trmore. War.,on t»r_'.m*r fcjrt Hoy Gilbert Hurge.ion Arrru*r',r.;g Jonr. Shta LuVerne; Conrad Mtm O?toeen: Leonard Arr.oid W*r,*r A 1; Walter Rex Wr.if* Wt,ky Alphonife f-iile Haverr.,!!. Ivwt. * • • . A v«-r> large amount of n-rd corn i had exchanged har.di through the agency of the banks of the county and the county agent's office Corn had still been in demand and any person who could possibly if/are ar.y amount, large or small, was aak>-d to report or leave the corn where it could be made available. • • • Fred and Muuricr, the Bartholomew twins, left for Mason City from where they were to go to the j Great Lake* Naval Training Station. Several weeks previous th-.-y had enlisted and had been accepted a.-i second class muMciar;. for the naval -service. • • • Aluuna Mhools had cloM-d and nearly all of the high school boy* and girls had fouVid employment for the -summef Algona had been proud of the fact that fifty stud- tuts had graduated. • • p Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Pctentuii had left for an extended visit with relatives and friends in North and South Dakota. • • • Robert Oan»on vvitli hi» wife itnd baby were home /or a visit, rtob- ert had graduated from the University of Minnesota and had expected to serve Uncle Sam in North Dakota until called into the war. • • • George St. .John had arrived home from an extended trip in the west. He had left here December 12th and had visited in California, Colorado. Washington and Idaho. He faid everything looked fine in the west and that he had expected to return in the fall. • » • Lucy Harif had undergone an operation on her throat and had been reported as recovering. • • • Mr. and Mm. T. P. Harrington, Mr. and Mrs. Alf Rist and Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Dewel had been at Algona Beach at Clear Lake for a Sunday. The I. G. Dewel family had been settled in their cottage for the summer. • • • Al Falkenhainer had spent »ev- iral days in Des Moines and had been joined by Mrs. Falkenhainer and Veda. They had attended the Kreat meeting at the Coliseum at which Ex-President Theodore Roosevelt had spoken. TE.V YEARS AGO Thirty M-nior* of the Algona high school had graduated and received their diplomas at the commencement exercises held at the Call opera house. The class address had Uen given by Rabbi Manheimer of I-its Moines. • • • Mildred Marie, one year old layghur of Mr. and Mrs. John T>,*a axf idently found a bottle con- Uimr.g kerosene, and had drunk a art^t. amount of it while at play. When fir*t noticed the baby had t*en fcusirung a/id strangling;. She tvider.tiy fuiii tpilled it on herself 33 tr.e rsAy contained blisters. The iiw:lf,r rejx.rud that she would be quite sic* for several days. • * • A patriotic program had been given at a joint meeting of the Ro- tariana and Kiwanis clubs at the Hotel Algona. « « • A delegation of Aigona men had been at Ames and Des Moines and had attended a meeting and interview with the itat* highway com- rnisaion relative to the location of the federal highway No. 18 through Algona, Those who had been in attendance were Theodore Chris- chilles, Joe Auner, T. P. Harrington, Duane Dewel. and C. H. Klamp. The highway commission had not located the road west from Algona and the committee were making an effort to have it follow its present I loute bringing it through the city of Algona. • * « A klight fro»t had failed to harm anything but the most tender of the plants. • • • Mr*. S. B. French haul arrived home from Long Beach. California, where she and her daughter. Sidney, had spent the winter. Mrs. French had left Long Beach, May 15, and bad gone to Seattle, where she bag PER CAPITA COST OF CITY FOR '37 COMPARES NICELY 8.16 Per Person, and Fg ure Based on Population in 1930 Per capita cost of Algona for he fiscal year 1937 compared very favorably with that of other cities of a comparative size, a recent re- iort released by the Iowa Taxpayers Association shows. The comparison of Algona and ther cities on a per capita basis oliows: Atgona g.16 Decorah 8.42 Sheldon 8.82 Clear Lake 8.36 Humboldt 7.45 Eagle Grove 3.91 Storm Lake 10.07 The figures were released for Itles of 5,000 or less population. The er capita cost in Algona for the seal year 1938 was 7.23. Total operating cost for the year 937 (fiscal) was $32.530. The figures for Algona were based on a population of 3.985, which is that of the census In 1930, and in tBe meantime, the population of Al gona has been quite accurately se at 4,500 from records in the post office department here, which made a population survey of its own last year, so the per capita cost is act ually less than shown. O. B. FERRELL, of Oelwein, Iowa, paid the Upper Des Molnes office a short call last week. He is a candidate for the Democratic nomination for State Superintendent of Schools. He has been In school work for twenty years, twelve years as superintendent of the city schools at Oelwein. He Is a pleasant gentleman and im» pressed us very favorably. .Mr. and Mrs. Henry Becker and nephew, Duane Jensen, were recent dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lemke of Pnullina. Mrs. Lemke and Mrs. Becker are cousins. Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Richardson and family, Edna Mae Sill and Miss Prescott visited at the home of the 'ormer's cousin and wife, Mr. and rfrs. A. E. Richardson, at Elmore, Minnesota, Sunday. Guests who spent the week end and Memorial Day at the M. J. McCall home are Catherine McCall, a daughter, of Des Moines and Charles Osier and family of Laurens. Mr. Osier is a brother-in-law of Mrs. McCall. Lelajid Coonan of Des Moines was a guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Matt Streit, Saturday. Mr. Coonan is a brother of Mrs. Strclt, and is sales manager of the Northwestern Engineering Company of Chicago. Or. ahd Mrs. H. M. Olson'and son, Melvin, spent the week end visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Janes at Clear Lake. Mrs. Olson formerly lived at the Jones home, when she taught school at Clenr Lake. In cose Harry Spongberg Is wondering what happened to his Sunday morning paper and quart of milk, a sneaky looking tramp crept up to his porch grabbed them and ran down the street with the articles under his arm. Mr». it. L. Bonar, Mr». Di D. Paxson, Mrs. Don Hutchison. Mrs. Bob Larson. Mrs. George Elbert, Mrs. H. L Gilmore, Mrs. Joe Bloom and Mrs. Dwight Andrews spent Monday and Tuesday (today) at the Elberi cottage at Lake Okoboji. C. R. LaBarre, Russell Cook, Harry Holmes and John Beiser of Algona and A. C. Christensen of Minneapolis returned Friday from a week's fishing trip at Cass Lake They reported the best luck in years, and returned with their limit of fish. Mrs. J. M. Oleson, and Mrs. T. C. Michelson of Humboldt, and Mrs. T. D. Foster of Coin, Iowa arrived Tuesday (today) for a visit at the J. W. Little home. Mrs. Oleson U Mrs. Little's mother, and Mrs. Michelson and Mrs. Foster are her bisters. Caroline S^hichtl of Cedar Ra)>- pids arrived Saturday and wil! visit until after Memorial Day at the home of her sister, Mrs. B. P Richardson. She came to attend the graduation exercises when her niece. Meredith Richardson, will graduate. Janice V'ohn of Went Bend has been a visitor at the home of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. G. L Vohs, during the past week. Sunday, they took her home, and spent the day visiting at the home of heir son, and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Vohs. Mrs. 8. J. Backus, who has been isiting her daughter, Mrs. Eleanor i mith, at Lake Mills, will return to Algona and will occupy the apartment vacated by Mr. and Mrs. Sam Evans. Mrs. Vaughn Rising returned from Condee, South Dakota, Satur- day, where she had been visiting since Tuesday at the home of Mm. Howard Vlnson. Mrs. Rising attended the Commencement exercises at the Condee high school, where Craig and Shirley Vinson graduated Tuesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Keith and their son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Keith will leave Wednesday for a three weeks' trip west They will drive to Salt Lake City, and from there to Ffellon, Nevada, to visit at the Carl Dodge home, and will visit their son, Kyle, who is employed at Golconda, Nevada. A. L. Brown took his wife and two sons, Douglas and Kenneth, to Salix, Saturday, where they will visit a week with Mrs. Brown's parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. M. Gay. Mr. Brown will return the same day. Gordon, the youngest son, will return with his mother after an ex- ended visit with his grandparents, and the two older boys will remain 'or a visit of two months. Democratic Candidate for Clerk of Court of Kossuth County Tour support and vote in the June primary will be appreciated. ALFRED H. SEMON WHITTEMORE, IOWA Read The Want Ads—It Pays. 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It will keep you comfortable, rammer and winter, for year* to come . . . and pay for Itself In fuel earing*! Find oat today how little It will cost to Zonollte your home. Get our free Mtlmat* and demonstration. Botsford Lumber Company JIM POOL, Manager PHONE 256 • TO 15° eooin IN SUMMtt 30 TO SO* SAVING IN WINTU ALl-MINIIAL • HtlMOQr ° VIIMINPIOOF • ROTFIOOF visited with her uon», Herbert and Gordon. From Seattle she had gone l# Sioux City where she stopped fora short visit with her sister and bad come on to Algona. Her daughter was to remain in Califor- Lucia Wallace, first grade teacher was to, leave for Alabama and was to spend the summer with friends and relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Harwood bad taken her house for the summer. Mn Harwood was an engineer with tht state highway commission. • • • Bev. A. E. Englitth had pone to bpemi the week end at Cedar Rapids. His daughter, E'.hei. a s'ud- tut at Coe College, was to complete her course there and be graduated. She would then return with her father. • * • Mr. and Mr*. Qaylord Shunmay hac taken rooms at the Simpson home on East Call Street, where they were to live during the summer. • • • Mrs. r. E. V. Shore and Mr». Gardner Cowleg of Des Moinei had visited al the A. Hutchison home for several days. Mru. Hutchison had returned to Des Moines with them. • • • Lola Dreeuuan, eighth gradj leather, had left for Chicago where she was to work for two months in the Marshall Field store. But you want to know exactly why. You're leery of general statements that won't save you one piston ring or one quart of oil. So you want what the doctors call a specific, And that's what you get from your change to OIL-PLATING. Only patented Conoco Germ Processed oil from Your Mileage Merchant's station can give your engine OIL-PLATING. Other oils can't. No matter how they're re- t fined they cannot surpass the correct refining of Germ Processed oil. But refining only takes things oat, while Germ Processing adds j/j the patented man. made substance that forces oil to "join up" with the working parts, keeping them OIL- PLATED. AU the while Germ Processed oil is used you have permanent OIL-PLATING. Like all plating, OIL-PLATING keeps wear away and it never drain* down nor waits for the oil pump! Before other oils could even begin to circulate, OIL-PLATING will lubricatel Hence no "dry •Uru" with your engine OIL-PLATED. And plating, don't fly off at Summer speeds, or friwle away in the heat. So the heat indicator stays on the safe side, and the gauge-stick "Still full of Conoco Germ Processed oill" Have your Merchant OIL-PLATE Your Engine. Continental Wray Service Station Algona Harris Bros Service Station Algona Maaiu One-Stop Service Whittenaore Haynet Conoco Station Wesley

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