The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 6, 1938 · Page 13
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ALGONA MAN WAS ON SQUAD WITH NEW IOWA COACH Wally MacDougall Says , Eddie Anderson as 17 , Yr. Old Star, Kept in Perfect Condition While Iowa is welcoming IJr. Edward Anderson as the new state university coach, his selection Is of special interest also to northern Iowa since it was at Mason City that he played high school football. Wally MacDougall, who played football at Mason City just after Anderson was through, recalls that the new Iowa coach was a city hero at that time because of his playing and also some of the special characteristics which made him an outstanding coach. MacDougall was a freshman when Anderson was a senior. Starring at the same time on the team were Anderson and Les Belding, both of whom received an all American ranking in College, Anderson at Notre Dame and Belding at the State University. Belding is now coaching at South Dakota Wesleyan. Belding was a star at one end for Iowa and Anderson at the other end for Notre Dame, when the Hawkeyes defeated the Irish in one memorable battle. Present day fans may get some idea of the strength of those Mason City teams from the fact that they beat Harrison Tech of Chicago, 122 to 0. While Anderson was at Mason City high school he trained as probably few high school players do. He was in condition all the time during football season and the rest of the year, too. In fact, during the summer when most boys either loaf or get regular summer jobs Anderson would get the toughest jobs he could find, working on the section for the railroad or working for a packing company. Yet he did not neglect his studies and after graduating from college kept on to get his degree in medicine. It Is reported that one of his reasons for accepting the Iowa post was that he wanted to do some work under one of the famous doctors at the University of Iowa. County Legion And Auxiliary to Meet Thursday at Burt The Kossuth County Legion and Auxiliary meeting will be held at Burt, Thursday, December 8th, at 8 p. m., with County Commander Ray S. McWhorter and Mrs. Peterson presiding. The meeting will be held irt the Burt Legion hall. Mr. McWhorter is the new county commander for Kossuth county and Lloyd Schenck Is the county adjutant All details of the program had not been completed last week, but plenty of entertainment with a dance after the program is promised. " ' gfltaona r ©eg Jfflome* Established 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, DECEMBER (5. ]JM8 Section Two. VOL. 35.—NO. 49 New Algona Municipal Plant Superintendent Takes Over Work C. U. POLLARD , TAKES UP DUTIES Nebraska Man Replaces The Late Joseph Kelly; Family to Move Here Although he was originally not expected ( to take over his new duties Until December 15, C. U. Pollard, recently appointed superintendent of public works, began work Wednesday of last week and hoped to have his family here and settled in their new home over the week end. A record of municipal utility service is a point highly in Mr. Pollard's favor as he takes over his work in Algona, known as a municipally- minded city. While at Tecumseh, Nebraska, where he was formerly superintendent of public works, Mr. Pollard was president of the Nebraska League of Municipal Utilities which is an organization of light plant superintendents partlc- uarly concerned with the maintenance of publicly owned plants as against the high lines. He was superintendent at Tecumseh for about seven and a half years. Also in his experience are a number of years with a large steam plant in Topeka, Kansas. Started at Age of 17 Prior to that time he had for ten years been employed in the municipal plant at his original home, Fall City, Nebraska; He began work there when 17 years of age. His recommendations from Tecumseh are excellent. He was desirous of obtaining the Algona position, however, as it is an advancement for him and he is enthusiastic about North Iowa. "After living in another section of the country you can fully appreciate Iowa," he said. "Nebraska is called the white spot of the nation, but conditions there are nowhere near as good as around Algona. To me this is the garden spot of the nation." The Algona plant is in excellent condition, he said. Its rates are among the lowest but the plant is In sound condition.* Would Maintain Reserve Mr. Pollard states that he believes it is undesirable to make ratea too low since it is often the case that in trying to keep rates too low no adequate reserve can be kept to maintain the plant properly. Mr. Pollard .said, however, that he would prefer not to make any particular statement of policy at this time, but let his work answer for him. " Xmas Seal Sale Campaign In Kossuth Is Uhderway Sale of Christmas seals, an annual event In the fight againat tub- culoais, began last week In Kossuth county with envelopes of seals being mailed out to persons all over Kossuth. Committees in each town and township mailed out to residents of their communities envelopes each containing two dollars worth of the Christmas seals. The recipients are asked to keep the seals or as many as they can use and mail the money for them back to the committee. Also boxes will be placed in centrally located spots so that persons, can if they wish, simply drop their contribution into the boxes. All money received is used for fighting tuberculosis. It was pointed out that the Kossuth association is already sponsoring work for the examination of persons who have had contact with tuberculosis, In cooperation with the county medical society, State Department of Health, and Iowa Tuberculosis Association. Tuberculin skin tests were given by the family physicians to 209 persons. A total of 84 reactors were x-rayed. Nine cases of tuberculosis were reported, including two minimal, four moderately advanced and three far advanced. The findings also included a number of .cases which may in time develop into active tuberculosis. These cases need to be periodically rechecked, to detect the disease at its first onset. Kossu t th Motor Has 1351 Sales, 31 Year A phenomenal record of 11,837,153 sales has been set by Chevrolet dealers of America during tha last five years, according to W. E. Holler, general sales manager. Of that total, the Kossuth Motor Co. of Algona has, in a period since March, 1935, sold 479 new cars, 44 trucks and 828 used cars, making a total of 1361 units, a remarkable record, according to E. D. Phillips of Des Moines, zone manager. Clarence Morrall U proprietor of the local distributing concern for Chevrolet The company places part of the credit for this sales records to its live dealer organization, supplemented by consistent newspaper advertising. In The WEEK'S NEWS Current Events Photographed for The Algona Upper Des Moines RESCUE WORK BUSHED AS FLAMES RAVAGE TOF- ANOA— Los Angeles, California: An officer is pictured aiding Gwen Stone, who is carrying belongings, from the path of flames which ravaged Topanga Canyon, destroying many fine homes and forcing hundreds of persons to flee for their lives. Sparks from the blazing areas ignited many Malibu Beach homes and caused widespread destruction along the swank Malibu district, in one of the worst fires in California. Kossuth Men Go Tjo National Farm Bureau Convention County Agent A. L. Brown, Wayne Keith of Burt and their wives left Sunday for New Orleans to attend the twentieth annual convention of the American Farm Bureau Fed- eration to be held in the Mnrdi Gras city, December 12 to 15. Mr. Keith is secretary of the county Fnrm Bureau association. The Kossuth people plnn to bo gone nbout two weeks making a vacation trip as well ns attending the convention. On the program of the latter event nre n number of famous men including Surgeon General of the United State Thomas Parran, Senator John H. Bankhead and Mayor of New York Fiorello La Guardia. Fifty farmers from Kossuth county attended a dairy farmers meeting in Algona last Tuesday sponsored by the Farm Bureau. Floyd Arnold of the dairy extension service of Iowa, wns the speaker for the all day meeting. In the morning he tallied on the outlook for the dairy business. In the afternoon session Mr. Arnold gave an informal dis- cussion of scientific feeding of dairy cattle in which many of the men present joined in open forum fashion. It is planned to hold other meetings of this kind throughout the year. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. McDonald, Sioux City, visited Tuesday and Wednesday at the O. P. McDonald home. Mr. McDonald has been in very poor health again of late. DIES COMMITTEE DEMANDS JAIL FOR U. S. REDS— Cleveland, Ohlo:Representatlve Martin Dies, chairman of the bouse committee, Ipv^ystlnjf un-American activities in a letter to Cordell Hull, Secretary of State, expressed the opinion that Karl Browder and others of the communistic party of the United States are liable to fines and imprisonment for two years for failure to register their party with the State Department under tnc Registry Act: Picture shows Congressman Noah M. Mason of Illinois (left) and Congressman Harold G. Mosier of Ohio, aa they began their hunt for Communism in Ohio schools and colleges. Four colleges In surrounding cities, whose names are being kept secret, were called on to tell secretly about alleged communistic influences in the educational system. The committee Is the same one which reviewed the pamphlets of "Defenders of American Liberty" issued in Kossuth county, in its investigation of un-American activities. Why shouldn't I come right out with it? If people want to switch they will. Using Conoco Bronz-z-z they don't want to, and why should they ? Just suppose it is 20 degrees colder today and they,bought their Special Winter Blend Conoco Bronz-z-z yesterday. Just the same, they can start right up, and they won't lose out on mileage, either—because their Conoco Bronz-z-z is refinery-adjusted according to all the weather records ever made here at this exact time of year. Probably most of my customers don't even think of that, because they just know they can start. That's all —they start. That's what everybody wants—quick-starting—and so that's what I've got here .. . quick-starting Conoco Bronz-z-z. FROM YOUR MERCHANT Wray Service Tank wagon phone 91-W Algona Hariris Bros Service Station Algona Maahs One-Stop Service Whittemore Haynes Conoco Station Wesley ANNOUNCING The GRAND OPENING Saturday, December IOI h "THE CHROME" CAFE and OIL STATION, located at the NE corner of highway 18 and 169 intersection Free Coffee All Day In The Cafe A Free Gift With Each Oil, Gas Purchase We Cater To Small Parties - See Our Beautiful New Party Room The ASPHALT TILE in decorative patterns, the PAINT, the VENETIAN BLINDS, and the CHROME TRIM furnished by Cowan Building Supply Co. 110 S. Dodge St., Algona, Iowa Phone 275 Basement and Cement Work on "THE CHROME" and general contracting COLWELL SALES PAVILION _ done by Henry Johannsen, Jr. Phone 752 Algona, Iowa All PLUMBING and HEATING work done in ithe new CHROME was handled by Laing and M uekey Plumbing & Heating 12 No. Dodge—Phone 464 Sheet Metal Work All LUMBER used in "THE CHROME" and all Lumber at the new Colwell Sale Pavilion furnished by F. S. Norton and Son Lumber and Coal Phone 229 Phone 170 All ELECTRICAL WORK done at the new CHROME and COL WELL'S PAVILION by Pratt Electric Co, Electrical Service, Contracting & Appliances Algona, la.

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