The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 17, 1950 · Page 2
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 2

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 17, 1950
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Drop Full Time Weed Commissioner's Office Economy Move Reason For A Shift In Policy Kossuth county's board of supervisors has decided to eliminate the office of full-time weed commissioner, effective Jan. 1, 1950. After conferihg with surrounding counties as to methods used in handling weed control, Kossuth supervisors moved to make the job a part-time office, with a commissioner working only 'during the summer months, Cut Expenses This action will result in the saving of considerable money in salary and expenses. Wage for the weed commissioner had been set at $2,400 and that 6f his secretary at $170 per month. Another expense will be eliminated by moving the office io the courthouse from its present location at \Vi State street. Weed Commissioner Pat McEnroe tendered his resignation orally and it was accepted by the board at its meeting Jan. 6. Ilda Elliott, who has been serving as secretary to the commissioner, will be retained in that capacity and will assist in other county offices as the need arises. She will maintain the records of the weed commission. Appointments Made Several appointments were made at the meeting of the super- t— Alnona Upper Des Molne* Tuesday, January 17, 1950 visors. Making up the county board of social welfare for 1950 will be M. L. Johnson, H. S. Scheppmann and Lucille Zerfass. S. D. McDonald was appointed to the supervising committee of the county home. G. S. Buchanan was named delinquent tax collector. In the county engineer's office, H. M. Smith was re-appointed as county engineer, J. D.'Fraser'will be assistant county engineer and Thelma Spurgeon will be clerk. Marvel Dole was reappointed as overseer of the poor. Donna Arndorfer was named as clerk in the recorder's office. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Bakken Were named as steward and matron of the county home for 1950. The resignation of R. B. Waller from the soldier's relief commission was accepted. Algona Airman Gets Promotion Lackland Air Base, Texas—Airman John R. Dutton, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Dutton. 308 West McGregor street, Algona, was recently promoted from sergeant to staff sergeant. Sergeant Dutton first entered the U. S. Air Force in August, 1948, and is the Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of the Item Analysis Section, Headquarters, Human Resources Research Center, Air Training Command. "•-;:/*- "I figure I got my new it plow FREE! ... because my new ford Tractor cost only . . . and that saved me more than enough to buy my plow Wesley Man Is New Head Of Mason City F irm Wesley — Gerald (Bud) Studer, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Air Studer, has been named manager of the Business Tax Service, 522 First National Bank Building in Mason City. He was formerly manage* of the Mason Cityv Motor Freight terminal at the Mason City warehouse. He attended the Wesley Parochial school and graduated from the local public school in 1943. Bud served more than three_ years in the navy where he received a commission. He was a damaff control officer aboard destroyers for 14 months in the Pacific. He attended the Hamilton business college for 18 months, where he completed an executive course in June 1948. He has been active in the Junior Chamber of Commerce, the American Legion and the Owl club in Mason City. The Business and Tax Service was first organized there in 1942 to serve farmers and small business nien and relieve them of preparing income tax returns and other matters in connection with carrying on their business. It was expanded in 1946 to include bookkeeping service, custom mimeographing and mailing ana addressing service. This saving comes because the Ford Tractor sells from $300 to S40 ° lesi lhan olher standard 2-plow tractors equipped with hydraulic controls, fenders and electric starting. There are a lot of things we are proud of in the Ford Tractor. One of these is price t". . a low price that is truly amazing, especially in view of the top-notch Ford quality packed into this tractor We don't "strip" the Ford Tractor to make this price possible. You get everything that's standard including safety starter, battery, generator, fenders, Ford Tractor Hydraulic Touch Control, Duo-Servo type brakes, four-speed transmission _££'._ the whole business!. "Price quoted above is delivered on farm, complete." "Easy terms-up to 24 months to pay." MONGER IMPLEMENT COMPANY A. M. Jasperson, Early Resident, Buried In Calif. Andrew M. Jasperson, well known-former Algonian and business man, died Jan. 4, after an illness of three years. Funeral services were held on his 86th birthday, Jan. 9, at Forest Lawn Memorial at Glendale, Calif. : The deceased was born in Denmark, Jan. 9, 1864. At the age of 14 he left Denmark alone and came to Kossuth county where he farmed till 1906, after which time he and his family moved to town and till 1919 he operated an elevator and feed store. He retired that year. He made a trip to his old home at Denmark, and a few years later, in 1926 he and his wife moved -toOleHd«le,-C»J. Wjfec they haver since made their hofne*. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1944. Surving Mr. Jasperson are his widow, a half-brother still living in Denmark, and eight children, Mrs. R. E. Hofer of Goodell; Elmer Jasperson of Buffalo Center; Mrs. V. E. Young of Clear Lake; R. O. Jasperson and A. F. Jasperson of Glendale, Calif.; Mrs. H. B. White of Washington, D. C.; Mrs. C. K. Smith of Burbank, Calif.; and Mrs. H. L. McCorkle, Algona. Members of the family in Glendale with Mrs. Jasperson for the winter are Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Hofer, Mrs. H. B. White, and Mr. and Mrs. Harry McMurray. Mr. McMurray is a brother of Mrs. Jasperson. Also surviving the deceased are nineteen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. Buy on PROOF/ So. Phillips St., Algona, la. Phone 1025-W COJ»RI5HT 1MI CCiBBOHH MOTORS eORPOB«TIGM " NM ASK FOR A FREE DEMONSTRATION; Club Conducts A Study On Ads LuVerne — The Tuesday club irift Jan. 10, at the home of Mrs. Edward lint, with Mrs. John A. Nelson assistant hostess. Th« meeting was in charge of the president and centered in Federation items. Heliel boxes are to be prepared for Greece and the Navajo Indians through the "Save the Children" project. An interesting study on the rather unusual topic. "What is Behind the Ads," followed with Mrs. Henry Thompson giving the elaborate preliminaries involved in the eye-catching advertisements, so much a part of newspapers and magazines. Anticipating and meeting these needs has really become a scientific achievement commonly taken for granted. An example of a colorful cake advertisement was cited as taking two years for Completion. Mrs. Jennie Phillips concluded with a quiz, covering many of the products of commercial advertising. Darlene Elmers is now a student at A. I. B. college at Des Moincs. She started the January term. To Wed Mr. and Mrs. Ed Younwirth of Whittemore announce the ap- marriage of their daughter, Irene, pictured above, to Richard N. Kohlhaas of Livermore. The popular young couple will speak their wedding vows on Feb. 7, at St. Michael's church, Whittemore. Fenton P.T.A. Has Musical Program, January Session Fenton — The Fenton P. T. A. met on Tuesday evening, Jan. 10, at the high school auditorium. Mrs. John Waite was prograrh chairman. The following program was presened: Cornet solo, Sharon Eigler. Bell lyre solo, BeNora Mitchell. Selections on musical saw by Mrs. Ted Jensen of Seneca. Humorous monologue by Christina Frederich. Following the program, a short business meeting was held, with S. E. Straley presiding. Mrs. Herman Gade was lunch chairman. The following are the February program committee: Dr. and Mrs. W. W. Jolley, Chairmen; Mr. and Mrs. Duane Widdle and Mr. 'and Mrs._Frcd Mortensen. ...... Senior Pictures Taken 7 ' The Fenton high seniors went to Mason City, Wednesday, where they had thoir pictures taken. The group of seniors who went were Beverly Pierce, Mildred Bruhn, Floyd Bollinger, Layton Behne, Ray Cornelius, Dolores Mansager, Jayne DeWall, Rose Mary Cornelius, Anna Rao Weisbrod, Dale Mitchell, Doris Bierstedt, Gladys Mueller and Supt. and Mrs. V. J. Tatum. Back From Arizona Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Stoeber returned home Sunday from a visit in Arizona. The Stoebers left Dec. 24. They stopped at New Arka, Okla., where they visited Mrs. Stoebe/s brother, L. H. Anderson, Christmas day. They visited with Mr. Stoeber's folks, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Stoeber, at Tucson, Ariz., and also with Dr. and Mrs. F. W. Myer at Phoenix, Ariz. Dr. Myer practiced at Fenton 15 years and also at Algona. The Stoebers picked oranges from their trees, which they brought back with them. Friendly Neighbors Meet The Friendly Neighbor club met Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Kenneth Bollinger with Mrs. Henry Tieman as assisting hostess. Thirteen members were present. Roll call was '•"my most embarrassing moment." Lizzie Meyer anu Mrs. Hans Baajjo gave a lesson on the lay- Ing and cutting of a dress pattern. The rest of tne lesson will be given at the February meeting. January birthdays are Mrs. Hans Baago and Mrs. Kenneth •Bfrflinger. Guests were Mesdames George Bollinger, Otto Wichten- ! B8W,« Allan Bollinger; 'Ja"cR~Tte- man and WiJmer WichtendaHl. February flth hostesses are Lizzie Rfeyer and Mrs. J. W. Hartman. 15lh Birthday Yvonne Arbogast celebrated her 15th birthday Wednesday Mrs. Arbogast entertained her classmates at a dinner Wednesday evening. Those who attended were Marilyn Jentz, Rose Mary Fuhr, Delores Finnestad, lola Berkeland, Lita Barker, Doris Jean Mortensen and Aruda Kae Straley. The group attended the show after the dinner. Women's Club Meets The Fenton Women's club met Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. F. P. Newel. The assisting hostess was Mrs. Arlo Ranney. During the business meeting it was voted to again give cash awards to three English high school students who attain the highest achievement in (1) skill in composition; (2) skill in speak- ing and (3) English usage. The various assigned topics were then given by fifteen members. . -. February hostesses will be Mrs. Lester Weisbrod and Mrs. V. J. Tatum. Yojiih. Fellowship The Youth Fellowship of the Methodist church met in the home of Fred Mortenson. Eight members were present. Audra Kae Straley gave devotions. Mrs. Mortensorl gave the lesson. The group played games, after which Mrs. Mortenson served a lunch. PrSebes To Florida Mr. and Mrs. Ed Priebe left Tuesday for Key West, Fla., where they will spend the winter. They may also go to Cuba. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Priebe will leave Saturday for Ft. Myers, Fla., where they will spend the winter. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Weisbrod left Saturday for Key West, Fla., and they will spend the latter part of the winter in California. Mr. and Mrs. John Light, who are vacationing in Hot Springs, Ark., will visit with the Carl Priebes in Ft. Myers, Fla. Mr. and Mrs. Noah Reisner, Mrs. Ida Kuecker, Gerald and Kenneth, Mrs. E. Reisner were Wednesday dinner guests In the Herman Haack home. Afternoon visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Siems. Mrs. Dwane Widdoes received word Thursday afternoon that her mother, Mrs. Ole Opsol of Armstrong, died suddenly. Mrs. Martin Ohm, Mrs. Ervin Grimmels and Mrs. Ray Priebe were Thursday afternoon visitors in the Fred Mortenson home. Mrs. Arnold Hansen returned home from the Holy Family hospital where she was a patient from Friday till Thursday. The Fellowship circle of the St. John's Lutheran church met Wednesday afternoon with Lars Finnestad. Ten members were present. The guests were Mrs. Melvin Norland, Mrs. Lloyd Finnestad and Mrs. Ray Kyhl. The program consisted of a reading by Mrs. Lawrence Mueller and a solo by Mrs. Lloyd Finnestad. Mr. and Mrs. Rex Wolfe returned home Wednesday after visiting a month with Carl Wolfe's at Glendale, Cal. The Mary McMillon circle met Wednesday afternoon in the home of Mrs. Fred Mortenson with Mrs. R. F. Laabs as co-hostess. Twelve members were present. Mrs. Charles Newel led devotions. Mrs. Ed Weisbrod gave the >sson which Witt a study of "Women of the Bible." Guests were Mfs. Lester Weisbrtfd and Mrs. Martin Ohm. >—• • Portland Club Meets Thursday Portland — The Portland Progress club is to meet Thursday, Jan. 19, with Mrs, Anthony Jandl. A demonstration on "Frozen Food Management" will be given By Mrs. Fern Drone. Other things of interest are scheduled and a good attendance is urged by the president, Mrs. Raymond Carlson. Cliff Youngs Hosts Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Young entertained neighbors, at four tables of "500", last week. Prizes o, freshmah *tii- dent at Arties, has Mfcnchosen to take thte fcarl ofButterfcflp in the oteeretta, "H. SI S. Pinafore," which will be presented at the college, soofl. Mrs. FtahzJTeeter,, flirt. F<5rh Drone, Mft. W. J. Ste^att and Mrs Ray McWhorter Wet with Mrs. Rayniotid Cattsdtt, ThuW- day, pn a special miSsioh in regard 16 club work. Dwayne MawdStey is owner of the new 1950- f6Ui>doof Chevrolet, which was on display last Saturday at Algona Dwayne is Biirt high school student. Let Us Do Your Valentine PHOTOGRAPHS Now! There is no Valentine Gift wHich could be more Charming Than Your PORTRAIT © RUSSELL STUDIO Portrait Photographers 105'/2 East State Phone 1045 CHILDREN'S DANCING CLASSES TO RESUME I will be in the dining room at the Hotel Algona, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. on SATURDAY, JANUARY 21 for registrations for my dancing classes for children. Classes will begin Saturday, Jan. 78. Please enroll this coming Saturday, or contact me. MRS. EDNA PRINGLE 1726 Des Moines St. Webster City, Iowa SPECIAL CHICKS SPECIAL PRICES H.,'4 ; - ,---,_ •-.-. ., -.. ,..,., . . ^ _ _ Early LOW NCOS on all chicks. Extended to include March 14th. First hatch February 10th an d every Tuesday and Friday* - - BARGAIN CHICKS - Feb. 14-275 WR Males only ...... $5.95 per 100 Feb. 17-500 WR Males only ...... $5.25 per 100 Feb. 28-300 New Hamp Males... $4.95 per 100 Special Chicks - Leghorns with 26 years trapnesting back of them. White Rocks with 16 years trapnesting back of them. 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