The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 31, 1950 · Page 10
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 10

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 31, 1950
Page 10
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$-Algeria Upper Dftl Mbines Tuesday, January 31, 1450 Bordwrdt Barn NearFenfonA Total Loss Fenion — The barn on the Ervin Borchardt farm burned to the ground Wednesday morning. Cause of the fire was blamed on either wiring or portable heater in the separator room. The fire started about 8:30 a. m. and by the time the Fenton fire department arrived the fire had spread inside the bam, and they were unable to save the barn, only surrounding buildings. Livestock in the barn were lead td safety, however, a large loss was sustained due to loss of feed and hay and milking equipment. Leaves For Germany Miss Lavonne Madden, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Madden, lefl last weekend for New York, where the will sail on Feb. 7. lor Germany. Miss Madden, who will be employed by the U. S. Army special Service* department, drove her car to New York, and will have the car shipped to Germany. Her job will be that of Club Director with the Army Occupational Forces. This is the same type of work she did during war- lime, when she spent two years in Germany. BIRTHDAY HONORS : Carrie Voigt entertained in honor of her granddaughter, Trudy Huskamp's, fifth birthday, Thursday afternoon. The little guests were Dennis Newel, James Weisbrod, Susan Stoeber, Judy JpUey, Peggy Voigt and Aileen Haase. The afternoon was spent playing games. Trudy opened her many lovely gifts, after which lunch was served. Circle Meets The Gertrude Becker circle of the W.S.C.S. met Thursday in the home of Mrs. W. W. Jolley, with Mrs. Lyle Bassett as co- hostess. Mrs. vJoLtey had charge of devotions. Mrs. Herschel Hartman gave the lesson from the "Women of the Bible." Mrs. John Theesfield had charge of the special feature. Mrs. Frank McFail will be hostess to the February meeting. Mrs. William Hantelman underwent a tonsillectomy at the Emmetsburg hospital Saturday morning. She returned home Sunday. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Schmidtke, of Morristown, Minn., came Saturday and visited over the vveekend in the Hantelman home. Mr. Schmidtke returned home Monday morning, but Mis, fSchrrjtdtke remained for the rest of the week. Mr. ahd Mrs. Clarence Osborn, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Dreyer, Bertel Berkeland, Otto Borchardt arid Alfred Meyer attended a grain dealers' convention at Des Moines from Monday until Wednesday. Mrs. Scott DeSart is spending this week in the home of her mother, Mrs. Henry Bargman, at Rodman. Albin Nelson left Saturday for Ottawa and Lake Port, 111,, where he will visit with relatives for a week. The Auxiliary sewing club met Friday in the home of Mrs. Rex Wolfe. Mrs. John FinnestacT is spend- jng this week with her daughter and brother-in-law, Mr. an/d Mrs. Harry Twinge, at Sioux Falls, S. D. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Weisbrod, Mrs. Frank McFail and Charles Weisbrod spent Monday evening visiting with Mrs. Charles Weisbrod and Mrs. John Menz, both patients in Holy Family hospital at Estherville. Portland Girl Is Taken III Portland — Nancy 'Becker, small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Becker, has been ill the past week. She is now much improved after several treatments of penicillin'. The Portland girls and boys 4-H. club meeting for January, which was to have been held at Koestlei-s, Wednesday, was postponed until the February meeting date. Marilyn Trunkhill, a student at Forest City college, spent the past weekend at her home. Ray S. McWhorter, Earl Miller and Mennett Trunkhill attended a meeting at Lakota Thursday evening. Discussions were heard in regard to the reorganization of schools. A large crowd attended. Ledyard Couple Wed 40 Years Ledyard — Mr. and Mrs. Lou Junkermeier will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Thursday, Feb. 2. Their children are.planning to arrange an Open House for them irom 2 to 4 p. m. and from 7 to 9 p. m. at the parental home. Youngwirth's And Schoby's Off On Florida, Cuba Trip St. Benedict — Mr. and Mrs.' Frank Yovmgwirth and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schoby of Britt are leaving by car this week for points in Florida. They will go to Key West and take a plane to Cuba and thence back to the same point and come home along the east coast to New York, thus seeing many places of interest. New Telephone Book The St. Benedict Telephone Exchange issued a new telephone book this week to its patrons. It is the first new book in several years and appreciated by all. Mr. and Mrs. Leo C. Miller, daughter Diane, Mr. and Mrs. Dix Young and son Clintpn, all of Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Olsen and Max Sevicks of Irvington spent Friday evening will! Mt$. Laura Fehr. , ' • Marcia Downs speM the w*eft end at the parental Orvn'.e DoWrts home. Mr. and Mrs. William Mayer, accompanied by Robert Eisrhen, took their daughter, Raniona, to Oakdale for treatment last Tues-' day. Their Son, Robert, who has been there for some time, is improving steadily. The many friends of these two young peo* pie wish their speedy recovery and presence back in the neighborhood soon. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Daley and Linda and Mary spent Sunday with the latters parents, the Richard Leighs, near Algona. It was an occasion celebrating Mary's fourth birthday. On Monday evening, she again celebrated, having Patsy, Jimmie, end Ronnie Rosenmeyer over for a birthday supper. Many friends in this community attended the Dole - Immerfall wedding dance at the Plantation ballrdofft Wednesday evening. Mfi artd Mrs. Robert Miller and i of.Des Moines spent Saturday with the former's mother, Mr8; Frances Miller, and grartd- mother, Mrs. Josephine Rosenmeyer. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Carman have moved here into the letter's grandmother's home, Mrs. Mary Studer, for the time being. Be- Cause of her advanced age, Mrs. Studer has been staying with her daughter, Mrs. Mary McKenna, the past year. Mr. and Mrs. George Hirner and daughters, Lucille and Anna *lae, of Wesley were visitors at vhe Sim Hirner home recently. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Carroll of LuVerne were Sunday aitsr- hoon guests of Mr. and Mrs. Art Rosenmeyer. Jonn Thill took Eugene Erickson to Mason City Friday for a treatment at the Park hospital. V'hile there, the latter visited !.is Sister and famuv *he Ray Olsens, who stated they were leaving on a vacation to Utah this IF ITS NEWS WE WANT ITI I MTINE11MES You Can SAVE on These Sweet Items' 7 at Tigges Drug!! Paige and Shaw " Gold > Seal" Chocolates One-pound box 1 ' $1.39 Paige and Shaw, Special Valentine heart-shaped box of Chocolates Paige and Shaw Chocolates, beautifully wrapp- CQ f C ed and boxed, 2-pounds of delicious candy S"*i I v — Valentine Cards — by Gibson 5 to 35 cents SPECIALS Lydia Darrah "Always Fresh" Candies Cjj OC one-pound box Brach's Chocolate Covered Cherries CO* Pound -•__ OJPC SPECIAL GIFT BOX Paige and Shaw Chocolates Complete with AQ •»•• Valentine Card VMi 13 TIGGES DRUG ALGONA, IOWA SEXTON NEWS H«iilll and Johnny^ Brfethorst visitM ' Friday afternoon at schoof They are the sons of Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Brethorst of Chokio, Minn., formerly living southeast of town. They, with their father, Ferd Brethorst, are here visiting with relatives. They are staying with their parents and grandparents, the L. P. Bret- Mrs' Drusie Noble visited Wednesday afternoon and was supper guest at the home of her daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs Martin Hinders, and family, near «Mrs. Nell Opheim visited Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Errnan Hansen in Algorta. Mrs. Drusie Noble was hostess Friday afternoon to a Stanley Hostess party.Mrs. _Nell_Opheim hr the new Stanley dealer In this territory. Mr and Mrs. Fred Jennings attended a family «et-to-gether ahd oyster supper at the .home of Mr and Mrs. Martin tarson near Titonka, Friday evening; RUBBER STAMPS — , in the building, 111 E. Call VALENTINES • WE'VE GOT MORE OF 'EM THAN ANY- ONE ELSE IN TOWN! AND IF YOU WANT TO HAVE FUN AND MAKE YOUR OWN, WE HAVE ALL THE MATERILS YOU'LL NEED . COMPLETE ASSORTMENT OF FINE VAL- ENTINE CANDIES PARTY FAVORS, NAPKINS ETC., FOR YOUR VALENTINE'S DAY PARTIES. ENIGS ALGONA ANNUAL TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7,195O AT THE Humota Theatre HumbOldt, Iowa DOORS OPEN AT 12:00 P. M. MEETING WILL START PROMPTLY AT ONE O'CLOCK Folks there is just about everything possible to amuse and interest Mother, Dad and the kids. We will be looking for you. We plan to get you started home in time for the evening chores. GOVERNOR BEARDSLEY WILL SPEAK Governor Beardsley is in a position to give us some very interesting information. In addition to Governor Beardsley's talk and the election of officers a very interesting program is arranged for your enjoyment. DOOR PRIZES KELVINATOR DEEP FREEZE GENERAL ELECTRIC ROASTER SUNBEAM MIXMASTER SUNBEAM WAFFLE IRON SUNBEAM TOASTER WARNER STOCK TANK HEATER ELECTRICAL HEATED HOG WATERER This Is Your Cooperative — Attend This Meeting Learn More About Your Cooperative — Year By Year We Grow Substantially OPERATING STATISTICS Number Members December, 1941 930 December, 1942 966 December, 1943 992 December, 1944 1057 December, 1945 1328 December, 1946 1365 December, 1947 1475 December, 1948 1<$24 December, 1949 1702 Average KWH Use 92.0 100.6 112.2 130.8 149.7 177.4 256.8 275.34 303.42 Number Using 40 KWH ot L«»* 118 124 98 86 91 95 61 100 99 Numb«t Using 200 KWH or Over 60 86 118 174' 294 391 648 780 893 Humboldt County Rural Electric Cooperative toMiiirtiiniWHWuiiiitiM WMWMUMMIIUUK

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