The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 16, 1938 · Page 30
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 30

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r FIRST RAILROAD INKOSSUTHWAS MILWAUKEE LINE In Pioneer Days, Catcher Mall Pickup System In Use flrt ra " r °a<J ar- 400 DEES IN 400MINIITES And Pair of Log* , !«•«» 60BMMflratt.il is preparinjr afaln for U FWd Day, <m« »f the *w«ti of the year for MMIon of the »tate. Thwe to ttOy em drawback, two smooth logs. Several Ownerships Co fn, reg ° r £ Mi «°url River . to put on som« real log tathfo*, fit, with rotative*. Gto. Bannlek of Letts Crtsk spent SttndAy evening: with the Peter San- CT01M. Jake Wolfe of Bancroft spent The accompanying road scenes were taken within a few miles of Ames, Iowa. The photographs came from the Iowa State Highway Commission, showing the highway as ft appeared after a rain storm about 25 years ago, and the way it appears now. Motorists will recall such scenes, as the one of the car stuck In the mud. as a frequent occurrence in every part of the state ....v niricu train Y covers the distance between Chicago and St. Paul in 8H hT thou h in eVen t0 Minnea Po"s- pn\n?SHE°?S ery ^ y ."owds assemble at crossing whS 'by. Vftntage P °' nts to watch It of .tentative date selected this year, and - _ •«$*» which th«r , which should be about 16 or 18 fent long, are wante.1 fnr tliut purpose. •.„'£!' W S. Bt ^ Mant " lth the canoes, they hare not dlsclos- «J, but anybody having either tho canoes or the logs Is asked to communicate with Gall Toime of Algona, at once, and thereby gain the Messing^ of the committee at work on the event uSH^l 0 ** and «««8--who has — —-"rwr* r* ACftlllll V f^ held with Mr. and far*. _.,. .». jf***' Buri ' «*« tt >0y- Thote attending were Mr. and Mrs. A. i. Meyer unri femiitr jj r _ an( j j^ rg Jttr. And Airs, tr. and Mrs. - ,. of Fenton, uVu— -•"•>• Lloyd Hutchison and ch i w J? n f',Lone Rock and Mr. and Mrs. Aellt Meyer, Rlngsted. »«tnrn After Vacation Eidon Patterson returned home after spending two months at Mld- - Simpson and daughter and Levi Schuler spent " -.««. >*i. no . Osborn and son "Jimmis and her mother, Mrs. ChH« Madison of Lone Rock were "t Unlongrove, WIs., last week to at» ** So'den wedding anniversary °* *""• an d Mrs. O. C An^an>n« The latter Is a sister of'Mrs K ison. - a central railroad 50 years ago ran ex«»' S L° n t . r , alnsJ , carr y |n K visitors to the a post of Half «/ «ti nJJ persons frf f fa/i ( dentally in homes are 65 years of •»* Sffi^^-»»«-"«'5S Mr. and Mrs. Charles Corlnor daughter Ruth and Mr. and Mrf Eugene R ye and the • Rye daugn-' '"• Rosemary of Mechanlcsvllle spent Sunday at the John Melne **•» take q ° NORTH WESTERN e coaches; Horse and Buggy and Be.t Girl- who How It Worked &<^^ s s&&* — ™ '•™ **^»«m^ *\f This Old Pioneer Iowa Bridge? 1 p he personally built and on „ T" ^° UCh wlth onehaSd on a top handle and the other on the lower handle of the mail sack ™f »"«««I '™» agenf. as he was cal led at that period, would grab the mall sack with his hand. T^t wal t made of two 2x4's spiked to- r f8r f," nded thr ° u B" the plat- n i °H he 8rOUnd ' A cr ° 33 P^e ° f the 2X4 ' S Rnd » tha , ed to the that it would slip off e moment the a K ent would ft±Jn° U ' d W ? r t, M right unle., th. Bremen stuck his head out of th» h J"l d ,^ me ln c °ntact with the hook holding the pouch. When a %3 a ££?} n * ur ? '" thl3 »««" and rushed to a doctor at Lawler rather received an Immediate order '" h( - original lASTiOONO SCHEDULE O.I WIITIOUNC Ar. Marqiwtte '. Ar. Calmar . . Ai. Nyw Hampton Ar.OuuU.dr, 1:53 am 3:37 am 3:30 am 6:24 am 7:00 an Pioneer Ancestor. Saw This "Iron Ho* b e r J^!^ 1131 " Dead ^ood Stage Coach" 1 " '• . ' "'T - p -^^r*^^r-.7rr~r^ r-— New Streamliners Are Really Hotels With All Comforts Veritable hotel., on wheels are the two giant streamlined trans cW'Unentul trains, th,- City of i os Cisco. The City of'l, f ,s Ai'X-1,.','"^ ' jointly operated beluga C hi',,,/ and the Pacific Coa,t by u, rh ' ! cago & North Western i.,,,1 i, :i ' n \ laci/ic, and (he Citv of .«„» .- ' and Union Pacific and .Si.uthfiii! I acfic The trains have j, roved ex-i ceedingly popuar with Kosoulh'folM traveling to California PeaturiiiB the .sleeping cars on i each tram is one car of new ,lesk.;i ' which is comprised of live double' bedrooms and twelve Single bed i rooms. Four of the five doubL fjedromg are for ensuilr oc-cu|i,-in- i cy, while the twelvn singl,- bed-! rooms are of the so-called "up.stairs" ! or duplex type. There is an "m,-1 staira" ajid a "downstairs'f bed- 1 room and each has sufficient he,,.) room for a passenger to stand erect. The dining car equipment re-presents another departure in passenger train construction. This equipment is known as the iliiu-r-l<ii,-lien diner and consi ,t.s of Iwo ai tii uli.u-.l I cars with two dining rooms with. kitchen between them. The fc.nn.il i dining room .seats 72 persons, while i the second dining room, v.liicil of the coffee shop type, aoias 32. i These two cars have the largest \ seating capacity of any dining euro: in the United States. i Each train has an observation i lounge car. These are the longest '• passenger cars ever built in the United States being 84 feet, 6 inchtvi long. The accommodations in this car consist of a cocktail bar, barber shop and office and quarters of the trained nurse-stewardess, who U a member of the train crew. Fur- Uiture in the car consists of bridge tables, writing desks, reading lumps, individual lounge chairs and settees. Double width windows afford full vision on either side and tha rounded end of the train. Behind the dining cars la the C fc..., : . 7>»--v>. ^; ^^'1:.^A'C^^« .''•"/' ; V^r !•-''"" /^MILWAUKEE ROAD North We,t« 0 i, fiuned for its fleet of modero train, aidte *%% StteamUne "' ««» ^ Niner, th e "400 ' and the Challenger,) which offer every possible comfort ' ""' ' ^ COQd '' donin « *»•«•• comfortable ^ Wea ^ r " *" ifMOOi " Dd ««• th. and quietne,, of your own home . Nofth Western meals add to any railroad journey-.nd thek prices are most reasonable. Trareling North Western you make faster time on mile-a-mmute trains ... and you travel in perfect safety for North Western is . -««« driver" .ndTsfoT 8 consecutive year, led CLu, l railroad, in safety. Fare, are low-only 2i a mile round trip in coache.. for Worm<U*i, tidut, tf riurvattoat apply t» Your loc.1 c. * N. W. R y . Ticket A C eiu THE ROUTE OF THE "400" TbeStreamlintrs, TbeCballengert ''""'.itory,!,,!, , ilr . The ,l,,r,, 1It ,,rv c'nanic-,} n t" *''''''' U ' -'' 1U ' f " 1 " 1 ""•' AnioiiK many uniiiue fi-ature.s art- ".i 1 : 11 - '•" stri ;-'""l'i.e.l trains An . ua,,,,, ,., a (K .,. t , , ry xvitl, f,,o, ,....,„,. ,. mi ; , Mrs. James Hogan, Whittemore, Honors Son on Birthday \Vii!tt, ,.,,,; i _ Ml . ; J;,,,,, 1 Milwaukee Road Reunion, Aug. 24-25 A quarter century or more of M | X " i ° r veteri "i employes of the Milwaukee Road will receive recognition August 24 and 25 when thou- u""dinB i^y^talef S be l t J w r cc'n 1 " 1 i ly <:reit Lakes and th.; Paddle Coiat Kill her in Milwaukee <Wis.) f-, r „ K-union. More than a.OOO. represeMir.jj iea,ly every occupation necessary <" operate lI.OOu m.lco (jf railroad -re cxiactcd to atli-nU the l'J3a rt-union ( ,f the road's Veteran K m ploy« Association, The organization has a membership of 8 ooo i M v i r' ll ' dm « b "'" active and retired r Mao .),,ne C.-ph.ut ,,f Minnea,,- ^"•'kers. U rUlrtd '- M. K. ZbornuK, Cre.n-0, is at urrh r avin l '/H Whil1 ' lotul ""Pl-'yt-cs urc Having their vacations. Mrs. John Meyers, ttmmeUbur • is Visiting her sisters, Mrs 'f F tean-L- u«J Mrs. Jos. Schmitt.' of J -JiJti^gL aSf^CLAT'Wo COUNTY FAIRVP Days - Six Nights, Monday to Saturtay Sept. « ._. "^^ 9 free- Gate AUTO RACES T J»7 SATURDAY . SEF »-13 SEPT. 17 AUTOS FREE I'lenty of 8j)u<-< KIDS' DAY MONDAY Free Gate Largest Night Show in History 15 CIRCUS ACTS ,.See Movies Being Made ^. . f*\ -m Radio Station on Grounds s meftimjs, sight-seciiii; a tunquet and ulhcr enlcrUinmvnt will occupy the i ime , lf tl t -•w during their two day visit to the e-.ty vvhere the MiJwuuke-e- Koad ' g ' n "" l Ernest Lo , John ans. years ago. H. A. Scandrc-lt, trustee- of th» raj roud and other rail officers will" address the veterans J T Gillick chief operating officer, is president of the organization. Motor vehicle accidents cause 37 I per cent of all accidental death/ .fails cause 25 per cent, burns cau i I a uer cent, drownings 7 per cent and I railroad accidents 5 per cent

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