The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 16, 1938 · Page 32
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 32

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 16, 1938
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The Algona tipper Des Moincs, Algona, Iowa, Ang. 16,1988 CmZENSGWE VIEWS ON cmr AND PROGRESS (Continued from Page 1, This Sec.) tTflfw driving on State street SatuH day evenings. Sightseers who drive in their cars down the main thoroughfare at A snail's pace Interrupt the normal flow of traffic and add to the traffic problem, he pointed out. The attorney seconded votes for a new court house and especially a recreation center. All this Is what 21 representative Algona and Kossuth people have to say about our city. What kind of a composite picture does It make? Barry Knue, local Insurance man, •poke highly of the general !m- ptovement In the appearance of local homes. He believes the chief Improvement in home beautlflca- tton Is due to the increased interest In shrubs, lawns and flowers. Looking Into the future, Mr. Kruse suggested that a recreation renter, especially for Wy*'WH«re they could work off their surplus energy in Idle hours, would be something very much worthwhile. , tL W. MltfeiVfittorniry, believes the widening of State street, anJ improvement of the parking situp.- tlon, are two notable Improvements In the past few years. "As long as ws are paying taxes for a band, w should provide the band with a plac to play," was his comment on futur Improvements; Mrs. George Boswell, who wit her husband are the new owners o the Algona Laundry, said: "Algon •eems like a big, small town, an considerably larger than might b expected with a population of 4,500. She said she believed that whateve progress should be made In the fut tire, would be made, because of th general, progressive spirit of th entire business community. K. W. Ltuby, Algona druggls believed the new homes In the res idence section and new buslnes buildings are the most notable im provements of the past few years He also believes that location of an Industrial plant of some kind hen would provide a payroll and em ployment for many, and would favoi working on such a project. Harry Holme*, veteran business man, says "Algona has built up to beat the band these past few year.i and I would like to see a canning factory located here, and creation ol a lake on the-Upper Des Molnes river as projects to be tackled or worked upon In the near future." I The Improved appearance of AI gona's business se£t!on" drew com- jnendatlon from three young peopb. Woody Cook, grocery clerk, Violet Norman, secretary, and Verabelle At G. A. R. Memorial Dedication tflfera, nurse. Likewise, they highly approved of the swimming pool and other such developments. In •election of milestones of future progress they differed widely. More ant] better tennis courts would get Cook's vote, Miss Utters is another sincere advocate of the recratlon center, while the object of Mis* Norman's desire is a new courthouse. Perhaps the reason for the |tter, apparently out of character stlon, lies In the fact that she secretary to a lawyer and her ark makes her more conscious of the limitations of the present build- Ing than most people. To Summarize Views First of all, many people may be dismayed at the number of suggestions made for Improvement as compared with the narrower ran^c of statements of approval of pant progress. Such a condition is actually logical and healthy, for it •hows that Algona has built soundly. Otherwise there would he complaints over plans which went awry. The fact that there was little comment over the excellent municipal water and light plant or the appearance of the residential part of the city with its green lawns, modern houses, gardens and trees shows that these factors vital In every city's life, are so satisfactry that they are taken for granted. What are the recent improvements which especially stand out. They are the new school, the swimming pool, the modern business section widened State street, courtesy and good service obtained In Algona business places and the continual growth of Algona's civic spirit. And for tomorrow what is to be desired? Evidently there is need for a different type of building—a community recreation center, a good Investment for any rity, improvement in some of the streets, a plan for better handling of traffic and finally perhaps a few miscellaneous projects- a bandshell, library nnd tennis courts. Such are the things in the proi; ress of Algona which people particularly appreciate, not a complete list, of course, just as the proposals for Improvement cannot all be listed. But in ever case suggestions were constructive and the flndinps represent, it is believed, the opinions of a fair cross section of Algonu and Kos&uth county people. Erickson Boys of Armstrong Will Vacation in North tended an Insurance meeting at Des Molnes, Tuesday. They were accompanied as far a* Eagle Grovn by Bernlce Stock and Shirley Elbert, where they were guests at the Bill Bauer residence. Dr. and Mm. Harry MeCorkte spent the week end as guests of Mrs. McCorkle's brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. V. B. Toung at tha Voting cottage at Clear Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Toung are residents of Mason City. Harry J. McCorkle returned home with his parents following a week's visit with tho Youngs. Mr. and Mr*. E. >?. Wilson moved from the Lathrop apartments here to Waterloo, Tuesday. They will make their permanent home In Waterloo, and Mr. Wilson will work In the drug store that he owns there. He has been in the life Insurance business here, and was located Ih the Algona Insurance Agency office. Mrs, M, .T. Qulnn, who has been living In Des Molnes ha* moved Into the Lathrop apartment. She will sell baked goods, Mr. and Mr*. Dean dapsadal* of Burt were week end guests of Mr. ndn Mrs. Kenneth Knudsen at the LaBarre cottage at Clear Lake. Dorlys Knudsen, sitter of Mrs. Knudsen, and Jack Tulty, also of Des Molnes, also spent the week end as guests of the Knudsens, who were vacationing last week at Clear Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Prank Awdorfer of Milwaukee arrived Sunday and wl't be guests of Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Orelner for a week. Mr. Arndorfer is a brother of Mrs. Orelner. When la need of glasses have you* eyes thoroughly •Mmlncd DR. F. E. SAWYER, Opt. t«m, IV aiEMORY OF KOSSUTH'S Civil War veterans, this James C. Taylor memorial was presented, and accepted by D. A. Haggard on behalf of the eterans, In 1930. The gift was made by the Wo- man's Relief Corps. Mr. Haggard, a member of the G. A. R., was the father of Melzar and J. W. Haggard, present-day Algona business men, and of Mrn. Al Falkenhalner of Algona. Another daughter, Mrs. Moore lives in San Antonio, Texas. MAN FORMERLY OF ARMSTRONG DIES AT WATERLOO Armstrong: Word was received ere Wednesday morning of the eath of Andy Mltchel at Water- oo. Mr. Mitchell formerly lived ere and his daughter, Mrs. George eck lives In Armstrong. Mr. Mit- lell passed away early Wedncs- ay morning following a heart nt- ack, which he suffered ns he \VHH getting ready to come to Armstrong to visit her. F'unernl services nre to tie held on Friday afternoon In Armstrong nnd burial is to be made In the Arm strong Grove cemetery. W®®&®CK«t&o&9^ ANNOUNCING ' Home Pick - Up Service __ FOR Laundry, Dry Cleaning At Burt, Bancroft, Whittemore and West Bend Those Days Are Gone Forever You'd hardly recognize a scene like this—yet not so long ago they were an accepted Monday feature. The modem laundry has changed all that. Today, every housewife knows she may safely entrust her most prized garments to the expert handling of a good laundry. You'll find our work perfect—from every standpoint. You'll find our price always right. Test it on one week's washing. WE IXVITE YOU TO COME IN AND VISIT OUR PLANT ON MARCH OF PROGRESS DAYS W« OUI For and Deliver Without Extra Charge Schedule tor Our Routemen—Put STOP Card in Your Window BURT—Monday, Thursday mornings Joe Hagen, agent. BANCROFT—Monday, Thursday mornings Vogel's Store, local agent, phone 35 WHITTEMORE—Wed., Friday mornings Andrew Elbert, local agt., phone 72 WEST BEND—Wed., Friday mornings Hartnett Tavern, agt., phone 162. W« preserve (he life of knitted garment* by our Band- Box Method of odorle** dry cleaning—try our registered meaourement system for cleaning and blocking of knit garment*. Algona Laundry - Dry Cleaners Phone 267 Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Bocwell Vl»it* In Enthervllle Mrs. Frank Steincr and son, Donald, ^visited Wednesday at the P. J! Sullivan home in Esthervllle and also with relatives in Spencer and Kmmetsburg. Spend Day In Arnwtrong Mr. and Mrg. Richard Krumm and son, Dicky of Swea City visited with friends nnd relatives here Wednesday evening. Vlnit Parent* Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Lorig ami daughter, Marlene. visited Sunday at the parental JoHn Laffey home. Mrs. Alva Burt spent Wednesday and Thursday at the II. M. Irrniter home. Mr. and Mrs. Oley Gpsal are the parents of an ci«ht pound son boin Wednesday, August loth. George Homscy of Cedar Rapid* is visiting at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Homsey. Mru. Winona N'elson und son of Fairmont, are visiting this week .'it the parental A. home. Patricia Volant of Titonka, ha,i been assisting her sister. Mrs. Lawrence .^andt following her recent illness. Miss Audrey Hauriders who ha., been employed at the Duffy cafe, ib recuperating from an appendicitis operation. Billy Calhoun of Gttow.i, III., arrived here Sunday for u visit at the Mr. Ann Pechner, Mr*. George Scuff- ham and children, Donna Jean Phil lips and Mrs. Herman Lyons spent Thursday In Fort Dodge. .lire. Roy Berrie and son, David of Mason City visited from Monday until Friday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Barry. -Mr. and Mn. A. D. Ive'n and her daughter. Cherrye, of Des Moinea, were guests of Mrs. Ives' sister, Mrs. W. E. Laird, Tuesday and Wednesday. Mr. und Mrs. \V. f. French nnd son. Donald, returned from Bass Wood Lodge, near El, in northern Minnesota, this week end, following » week's vacation there. Eldon IJndttrnni drove to Belmond, Wednesday, on a business mission. He was an over night guest that night at the Dick LaForge home at Iowa Falls. Bob Spencer wait a guevt at the Raymond Norton cottage at Clear Lake from Thursday until Sunday, Bob was vacationing last week from his duties at the Kohlhaas & Spil'cs hardware store. Mr. and Mr*. Eldon Undctrom and children attended a Lindstrom family reunion at Rockwell City, at the home of Mr. Lindstrom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Vern Lindstrom, last week Sunday. .Mr*. Loulf* Xelson and baby (laughter, Mary Lou of Fowler, Colo,, were, Thursday afternoon guests at the home of the former's aunt, Mrs. W. E. Laird. The Nelsons are vls- itinjf friends and relatives In this vicinity. II. R. Rmwwoll of Blue Earth n|)<-nt the week end visiting at the home of his mother, Mrs. Marie Roscv.-a)l, and to see his brother, Oscar Rosewall and family of Baton Rouge, La., who are visiting at the Hose- wall home here. Mr. and Mr*. Lloyd Bohannon at- toBBSSi^^ Algona, Iowa jPIHIIlttlMllH^ As A New Firm We Say -HELLO" Let's (Jet Acquainted <»n .March df Progress Days DERMAND'S CAFE (Formerly I*i«rc«'») Illlllllll! Armstrong: Mibs Anne Llndblom I " ne of hia uunl " n(1 «" f -'le. of Kalamazoo, Michigan, spent the I urul Mrh - Randolph Johnson. week end at the home of her sister, ] Mr - and Mrs. Ernest Burkhead, Mrs. Forest Erick.vm. Miss Lind-| M rs. Ernest Johnson and children. blom left Monday afternoon for her | Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Madden of fcummei cottage at Woman's Lake Minn., and bile was accompanied by her three nephews. Wendel, How ard and Dwayne Erickson. They Will all spend a two weeks' vacation in the cottage. Tall Corn Contest Set for Thursday The annual Tall C'orn content, vpoiiitorcd uiinuully by The Hub Clothiers of Aluona will be lu-ld next Thurkduy ufU-nroon ut J n. a)., at the ctt»t laliiu ut the Hub building, in conjunction with Watermelon Bay. La*t year »ome SO rntrivn competed, and Uii» yrur u greater Dumber in expected. There will b* five grand price*. Tho*c filtering com nre tuked to *ttU4'li it to tt pole or lung ktifk It powkiblc, to aid the judge* in yettiug an accurate meu»ure- Entritw muy be made dither Wocuwkduy, or up until a p. •>'•• on Thursday, and all rutrien will be on exhibit at the curuer. Half a and Mrs. Muude lirtnunur visited last week with relatives and friends at Fenton. Miss Evelyn Mcf'hane of Hurt »pi-ni Saturday evening with her cousin. Maxine Jolui.sou. Maxim; and Miss McChane spent Sund;-/ and Monday at the home of tln-ir aunt, Mrs. Walter Smith, at tjw. i City. Mi:-.,, Marjorie Hraland lett un Monday inornint; on a two week.V vacation to Km-t Collm.,. Col,, , wlu-ic a I) i 1 u-ill vi.Ml ii,-r si.sier. I.oina. -.vl.c, attend* the l'iiivc/i«il.v of Colorado. Bernice Uraland. Marjorte'a aisl-r. is substituting for her at the dentist office during IKT vacation. Visit in Minneapolis East Seneca: Mr. :inii Mrs. Cltin Dotson drove to Minneapolis to spend the week end with Mr ind Mrs. Frances Slagle. Mr. Slagle. who is superintendent of Sinecu schools, is attending .-juinmer a'.hool ut the university. There were 5.7M dvuth.i in sleuni railroad accidents in the United States during 1UI17. of which only 'iij were passenycib. ^ Morriwoii Suy» x "No—those aren't cobwebs in the corners. We just want to get your attention, so that we can say WELCOME TO ALGONA MARCH OF PROGRESS DAYS." FOR EXPERIENCED WORK AT A REASONABLE PRICE, TRY MOIKIIISOVS IIEAUTY SIKH* AIH CONDITIONKI) 102 S. HidRcly I'liuue 27!) , >&&: <j AN AGE OLD FRIEND GREETS YOU ON March of Progress Days and the Iowa Centennial Year _ ' HEILEMAN Thf FainoiiH lleilemau Orcn- adk-r—a trademark of a quul- it brew Kinee 1850. j^lttMA^ kShjto gfci. Co i« <-"«nl YOU WILL BE GLAD TOMORROW YOU DRANK OLD STYLE LAGER TODAY Kennedy & Parsons Co &L Wholeaale Distributor*—4i«oaa, Iowa H£JLEUAN

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