The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 17, 1950 · Page 11
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 11

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 17, 1950
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119 At Swea City Creamery Meeting Jan. 12 Heidenwifh Is New Member Of The Board City — One hundred i were present at the dinner g IV en by the Swea City Creamery to patrons at the annual meeting, Thursday, Jan. 12. Following dinner the afternoon was turned over to! the business meeting, election of officers and talks by several out-of-town speakers. Buttermaker Frank Schreiber gave a fine report, showmg that with another good year all indebtedness will be wiped out. Mr. Schreiber came A?*"! mids ummer, succeeding A. M. Amundsen. The sales analysis showorf the sales of buttermilk and cream totaled 127,823 IbT and brough $104,930.25; 84,849 Ibs. of butter were shipped, 35,098 Ibs. were sold locally and 7,876 Ibs. were so d to patrons. Milk and cream sales brought $29,050.86. Patronage dividends were $2,694.26. State inspectors Ben Schultz and Ernie Smith were present and spoke. R. C. Weaver from State Brand Creameries and Frank Barker from the Iowa Daily Industry Commission were also present. Mr. Barker spoke in the interest of advertising and promotion by the American and Dairy Association. Martin Tokheim was re-elected to the board of directors, and E. J. Heidenwith was elected to succeed George Harner. Other members on the board are Cecil Thoreson, Leonard Mino and Ralph Walker Jr. The new board, will meet soon to organize for another year. Brother Succumbs George E. Butterfield received word his brother, William Butterfield, over 80, had died of a heart attack ia(t MarshaQltownJ The funeral was set for Saturday with burial at Marshalltown. Haglund Rile*. Jan. 11 Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 11 for Robert Haglund, 61, who passed away Monday, Jan. 9. Rites were conducted by the Rev. S. H. Hammer at the Methodist church. Music was furnished by Mrs. Will Thompson and Mrs. Hammer, with J. Iva Moats at the organ. Pallbearers were John A. Erickson, Buell Johnson, Joe Erickson, Henry Johnsonfi Oscar Berggren and Gayl Johnson. Robert Axel Haglund was bon» in Swea township, April 22, 1888. Ati4n early r «g«' l he trtoved with his, parents to Swea City where he grew to manhood. He was graduated from ^he Swea City school in the class of 1905. He enlisted in World War I and - was one of the first ten men to go into, service from Kossuth county. He served with the army engineers for two years. Following his discharge, he worked at the carpenter trade and later was cashier in the Farmers Savings bank. He spent the past ten years in California, following the car- Tuesday, Jdnuary 17, 1950 Algona Upper DM Moine*-3 penter trade. Lately he had made his home with his sister Lulu. He was buried by his parents in the Swea township Lutheran cemetery. Military rites were 'Conducted at the graveside by members of the Fisher Post American Legion. Has Major Operation Mrs. Cecil Trmreson underwent a major operation at Methodist hospital, Des Moines, Monday, Jan. 9. Mr. Thoreson is with her, and sends word home she is getting along nicely. The daughter Janet is staying with her paternal grandparents, the O. L. Thore- sons, and Paul, the small son, is with his grandparents, the Ed Jensens, Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Collins planned to leave Saturday for a trip south, visiting Florida and other states. Mrs. Richard I. Anderson left last week for Florida and other points of interest. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Opsahl have returned from their holiday visit in California. Evangelist Rev. M. D. Dewitt is conducting special services at the Swea City Gospel Tabernacle. He is a native of Elmore, Minn., and at the age of 13 was called to preach the gospel, which he did at the conclusion of his schooling. He has held several pastorates and has also been successful in the evangelistic field. Mr. and Mrs. Pete Peters, Emmetsburg, also their daughter Luella, visited Monday at the Cassie Klocko home. Mr. Peters and Mrs. Klocko are cousins. Cracks Back... Unloads Ton Coal Ted Abbas, 40, living west of Bancroft, slipped off the rear-end of his truck last week, landing oft a similar portion of his anatomy. He continued on about his work, which included ihe unloading of a ton of coal. After a couple of days, he thought he ought to have bis back checked since it was giving him a little trouble. Ted is now in St. Ann hospital with a complete back cast to help the mending of a couple of cracked vertebrae. GRANDPARENTS The grandchildren of F. D. Cottington of Ayrshire have nine grandparents; the usual four grandparents, plus three great grandfathers and two great grand mothers. And to make it complete, the kiddies also have two step great grandmothers and one step great grandfather. School Fund Gets $9,361 From Fines The school fund was richer by $9,361.67 for 1949, due to that amount in fines collected during the year. This was less than the 1948 total which amounted to $10,115.42. according to Alma Pearson, Kossuth county clerk of court. Several other figures were available at the clerk's office. During 1949, 189 marriage licenses were issued. At the same time, 37 divorces were granted. There were 428 births in Kossuth county, with the girls outnumbering boys, 220 to 208. There were three sets of twins born. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Awe of Algona had a boy and a girl; Mr. and Mrs. Wincenty Kozajda, LuVerne. had girls and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Nellis of Algona had boys. During 1949, 181 deaths were reported to the clerk's office. CRUSHED While working under the front end of a portable feed mill, Ernest Latare of Oxford Junction was crushed to death when the machine rolled over. Visiting around Iowa by Joe Marsh Good, Old Iowa Winter When the ducks went couth last fall, I don't mind telling you, I rather wished I was going with them. But in another wmy, those tropical lands sometimes make ft fellow appreciate Iowa eren more. "«nthaaf cold weather how could < we enjoy the first days of spring? Without winter's coming, would we appreciate Iowa's fine autumns so mneht IVt the VARIETY that makes Iowa such ft grand state to live In. We lowans enjoy that game breadth and variety in all our tastea &nd ideas. Of a winter evening, when neighbors come to our house, some like a cup of tea, some coffee, some a temperate glass of beer or ale. Some talk one kind of politics, some another. But we all respect each one's rig'at to his own choice and preferences. . / .>. *,; ' ' That's what makes good neighbors, a good community—recognizing that nature isn't always the same, and people's tastes aren't always the same ... and it would be mighty monotonous if they were. ' Jot Mtrtb, Copyritbltd, U, S. Brewers Foundation A Report On Our Progress During 1949 The year just past has been another good year for this Association. Total resources were Increased over $400,000.00. Our growing family of investors increased their savings by about the same amount. Almost $800,000.00 In first mortgage loans were made for the purpose of building, buying, improving or refinancing homes. We have just declared our 04th consecutive semi-annual dividend, which has been credited to our passbook savings accounts and paid by check to our investment certificate holders making a total of $47,850.00 to approximately 2,000 investors. Financial Statement at Close of Business December 31, 1949 After Payment of Dividends ASSETS First Mortgage Loans and Other First Liens on Real Estate „ - — $1,761,969.53 Investments and Securities - 7 JI'5'M§ Other Loans 00,040.08 Cash on Hand and in Banks 142,801.74 Furniture & Fixtures less depreciation _._ - 2,963.79 Deferred charges & other assets 5,610.13 Total Assets $2,687,566.53 LIABILITIES Savings Accounts —- - $2,414,667.49 Advances from Federal Home Loan Bank - 50,000.00 Loans in Process 5 f'?Aoi? Other Liabilities -- ?'5?2-§i Specific Reserves ii^T^'onl" ».«ii-JU General Reserves — - - ~" li'siS™ "G" Bond Reserves - 19,363.00 Undivided Profits 3.628.71 154,342.65 Total Liabilities - - $2,687,566.53 Note Investments and securities consists of U.S. Bonds and Treasury notes and Federal Home Loan Bank debentures and stock. Each Share Account Insured up to $5,000 by Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation of Washington, D. C. Investments Saving Accounts—Home Loans and Modernization Loans. The Algona Federal Saving and Loan Association Algona, Iowa SHORT STAY Mr. and Mrs. Charles Slessor of near Traer moved into their third brand new farm home recently. Five .days later, they moved out again. A defective electric connection set fire to the house, which was badly damaged. Stale of the State of Iowa, and Article V. of the Articles of Incorporation be amended to read as follows: "Article V. The duration of this corporation shall be perpetual." "BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED That a copy of this resolution duly certified by the Secretary, be filed and recorded as required by law, that the proper officers of the corporation take such proceedings as may be necessary in ' ' accomplish the purposes Notice NOTICE OF AMENDMENTS OF THE ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF THE MID-WEST SERVICE COMPANY KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS That a special meeting of the stock-holders of the Mid-West Service Company, a corporation duly organized and existing under the laws of the State of Iowa was held at the corporation's principal place of business in Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa, on the 26th day of May, 1949, at which meeting all of the stockholders of the corporation were present. Each and every stockholder duly waived written notice of the meeting and the purpose of said meeting, and all of the stock of the corporation having voted for the adoption, the following resolutions were duly adopted by unanimous vote: "That the corporate existence of said Mid-West Service Company be and hereby is extended for a term In perpetuity from and after the date of approval thereof by the Secretary of order to hereof. "BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That this resolution be executed on behalf of the corporation and the stockholders thereof by the president and attested by the secretary, and the corporate seal be affixed hereto." "That the authorized capital stock of the Mid-West Service Company be increased from 1,000 shares of the par value of $100.00 each to 2500 shares of 1he par value of $100.00 each, so that the authorized capital stock of said corporation shall hereafter be $250.000 instead of $100.000 as heretofore. "BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED. That a copy of this resolution duly certified by the Secretary, be filed and recorded as required by law, that the proper officers of the corporation take such proceedings as may be necessary in order to accomplish the purposes hereof. "BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That this resolution be executed on behalf of the corporation by the secretary. and the corporate seal be affixed " hereto." ATTEST: Faye. a corporation Martin A. Jenson President, Mid-West Service Co. a corporation (SEAL) STATE OF MINNESOTA SS COITNTY OF BLUE EARTH BE IT REMEMBERED, That on this 6th day of July. 1949. before me a notary public in and for said county and state, personally appeared Mai-tin A. Jenson and Christopher Faye, each being by me personally known, xvho being duly sworn, did say that they are the President and Secretary- Treasurer respectively of the Mld-Wc"st Service Company and that said instrument was signed and sealed in behalf of said Corporation by authority of its stockholders and that they acknowledged said instrument to be the voluntary act and deed of said corporation, by them voluntarily executed. WITNESS My hand and notarial seal at ManKato In the County of Blue Earth, State of Minnesota, the day and year above written. William C. Blethen Notary Public Blue Earth County. Minnesota My Commission Expires October 17, 1951 (SEAL) WILSON, BLETHEN AND OGLE Attorneys for Mid-West Service Co. 230 M, South Front Street Mankato, Minnesota 49 - 52 NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Sealed bids will be received at Service Co.'the office of the County Audi- tor of Kossuth county, Iowa, until 2:00 P. M. on the 18th day of January, 1950, for the supplying of materials and the construction of Joint Drainage District No. 100 of Humboldt county, No. 131 of Kossuth county, and No. 93 of Hancock county, Iowa. Bids will be opened at the above office promptly after the time for receiving same has closed. A certified check, or cashier's check, amounting to ten percent of the bid, made payable to the County Auditor, shall be filed with each bid, which in case the bidder receiving the award, should he fail to execute a contract and file a bond within ten days after the award, shall be retained by the counties as liquidated damages. The proposed work consist of 16265.7 cubic yards of excavation, removal of 3038 trees and 1131 squares of brush, 12 tile outlets, 15 surface outlets and 1700 feet of 30-in. drain tile. Plans, specifications and proposal forms may be seen and may be secured for a deposit of ten dollars at the above office or at Rowat and Murray, engineers, Estherville, Iowa. The counties reserve the right to waive technicalities and to reject any or all bids. All proposals filed shall be on the form furnished by the counties, sealed and plainly marked. Proposals containing any reservations not provided for therein may be rejected. BOARDS OF SUPERVISORS, Humboldt, Kossuth and Hancock counties, State of Iowa. Dated December 14, 1949. 2-3 PHONE 229 . . . Presenting the Distinguished 1950 Pontiac it's the most beautiful thing on wheels! Again Pontiac is an automobile show all by itself-and truly a beautiful one for 1950! Pontiac offers eighteen smart models in two great lines, Chiefain and Streamliner. Headliner of the year is the brilliantly beautiful new Catalina Coupe. Whatever you want most in a car—it's yours in a Pontiac. all available with, GM Hydra-Matic Drive! You can have the amazing convenience of GM Hydra-Matic Drive on any model Pontiac—whether you choose a straight- eight or a six-cylinder engine. 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