The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 7, 1950 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 7, 1950
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I—Algona Upper DAS Momes Tuesday, March 7, 1950 Adopt 7 Point Conservation Program For'50 P.M.A. Meeting ; Sets Up Basis For County Use Kossuth county's farmers are receiving the list of seven good farming practices selected by township chairmen of the PMA at their meeting Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Algona V.F.W. hall. The recommended practices were selected as those best adapted to achieve sound soil and water conservation and use. Selected for Kossuth farmers are the following practices: 1. Contouring intertilled crops. 2. Establishing sod waterways and terrace outlets. 3. Construction of open farm drainage ditches. 4. Tile drainage. 5. Applying liming materials. 6. Application of superphos- der last year. phate or potash fertilizers. 7. Green manure crops by turning undef good stand and growth of Certain crops. Payment for each of these practices varies with a maximum payment of $2,500 per 1 person with fespect to farm units. Batic For Payments For example, payment rates of 75 cents per 1,000 square feet for cultivation and establishing a sod waterway and another six cents per cubic yard for moving earth with other than usual farm equipment, would be set. On the other hand, in the green manure crop program, payment has been set at $1 per acre. These payments ore subject to the approval of the local offices and of the state and federal agency of the Agricultural Conservation Program. Cut Corn 22 Percent This program will tie in with the recent corn acreage allotment system established to prevent a glut of corn to market. Most farmers have indicated that they will devote their reduced acres to soil conservation practices. Kossuth county has been given an allotment amounting to 194,606 acres which can be put into corn this year. This, is a reduction of about 22' per cent un- Lone Rock Community News Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Cherland helped her mother, Mrs. Jens P. Jensen, move to her farm east of Ringsted, last Wednesday. H. E. Micka returned home last Thursday from Magnolia, Wis. where he attended the funeral o his wife there, and also visited relatives. The Ladies Mite Society met on Thursday afternoon at the church parlors with Mrs. J. M. Blanchard, Jr., Mrs. Wm. Knoll, Jr., Mrs. James C. Harris, Mrs. Les Johnson, and Mrs. Frank Geyer as hostesses. Mrs. L. Dittmer was in charge of the lesson on Stewardship and Bible Meditation were in charge of Rev. L. Kingma. Rev. L. Kingma and A.A. Krueger attended a district meeting of the Methodist Men's Brotherhood at Ledyard, Feb. 2u. Mrs. Wm. Nelson spent last Tuesday visiting her daughter, Mrs. Maynard Kueck and family, and Wednesday at another daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Bates home at Algona. Word was received here by his sisters, Mrs. A. A. Krueger, Mrs. Lee, and Mrs. Ronald Christenson that the body of their brother, Lt, Robert M. Gladstone, had arrived at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., and that funeral services were held there Friday. March 3. million people wear S & L Shoes Mh. Woodfow Peltit, Afgft, Peggy, and Mrs. Glenn H«fte- hoioer and Gloria spent , lagt Thursday visiting Mrs. Ralph Reidel at Ringstea, and they all visited Mrs. Herbert Underwood at Estherville. Mrs. Edw. Ohm attended a shower in honor of her niece,Marcella ZwiefeL at the Clarence Menz home last Wednesday afternoon. She spent Thursday, afternoon visiting MfS. Hugo Dehkef of Lester at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Weisbrod at Fenton. Kenneth Flaig and LeRby Decker attended the Skating Vanities at Des Moines recently. . Mr. and Mrs. Leon Larson, Mr; and Mrs. Merton Larson and family, the Art Priebe family and Mf. and Mrs. Martin Larson, the latter of Decbrah, were Thursday evening dinner guests at the Ray Priebe home at Fenton. Joan Zwiefel, student at Storm Lake, came home on Feb. 23, to spend the weekend and also to attend the wedding of her cousin', Marcella Zwiefel, at Dolliver. Mr. and Mrs. Lem Marlow attended the funeral of Morris Polhemus at the Presbyterian church at Burt, Feb. 23. Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Schultz and girls of Elmore, Minn., spent Tuesday evening at the parental C. F. Schultz home. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Marlow anc Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Marlow entertained six tables of guests at a "500" card party at the Legion hall last Thursday evening. Mrs. Fred Schmidt won high prize v Mrs. Ornie Behrends low for women; Fred Schmitd won high and Wm. Marlow won low for men, and Mrs. Geo. Kissner won the door prize. 37 Apply For Kossulh Census Taking Jobs ' Thirty-seven persons applied for positions as enumerators to take the 1950 census in Kossuth county, at an examination in the courthouse Thursday, March 2. The tests are being scored, and graded at the regional office in Fort Dodge. The 32 enumerators required for the couhty will be selected from the list of persons passing the WtaminationJ If less than 32 Passed the 'test, another one will be held. "This test was similar to Army or Navy comprehensive tests." said Wm. A. Barry, Sr., wfi» is crew leader with John Kohlhaas for the census. Many of the items were trick questions. Kohlhaas and Barry will attend a week of schooling at the Fort Dodge office, starting tomorrow and continuing through March 14. Later in the month, the 32 enumerators will be required to take two days of schooling at Fort day of last week. They called at the J. L. Haverly home, too. Rev. and Mrs. O. M. Severseike 6f Belmohd called on his sister, Mrs. Sam Alne and family, here Monday everting of last weeTt. M*. afid Mrs. Will Martinek went to LuVerne Friday to at- teftd the funeral of Mrs. Minnie Ristau, 66, who died Friday. two Grandchildren Lost In Tragedy LuVerne — W. K (Bill) Bowman received word Saturday afternoon of the tragedy in Fort Dodge in which his two great- grandchildren, Dennis, 2 years old, and Deanna. 6 months old, only children of Mr. and Mrs. Le Roy Davidson, were' 1 burned to ,death when fire destroyed their trailer Home in East Lawn Acres. Mrs. Davidson is the daughter of Wesley Bowman, Son of W. E. B'owman of LuVerne. Dodge. The actual census count will 36 New Vehicles Licensed Here New car and truck sales were still high, as 36 vehicles were registered in Kossuth county last week. Those registered were: Buick — Guy Butts, Wesley. Chevrolet — M. P. Bonnstetler, West Bend, pickup: Clements Brandenburg; Joe Burton, Algona; Donald Hellman, Bancroft; Arthur Illg, Bode; Vern Johnsen, Armstrong; Harold Martinek, Wesley. Dodge — James Allen. Ford — P. W. Arend, Algona; Sdward Behnkendorf, LuVerne; FUchard Cook, Algona, truck; Vernon Higgins, Whittem o re ; John Keller, Whittemore; Kent Motor Co., Algona. car and pick- ip; Dewayne KJley, Corwith; Wendell Ringsdorf, Burt; Lowell Underbakke, Elmore; H. L. Walsh, Bancroft. Fraser — Edwin Bcrninghaus. Hudson — L. M. Perdue. International — R. C. Bauer Implement Co., Wesley, truck; J. H. Furst, Lakota, pickup. "*, Mereuffy—Joe Ingelbritsorir £1- moi^Raymond Menke,, Bancroft; Jake smith, Burt. Naah — M. H. Fain, Algona. Oldimobile — Melvin Halling- son, Ottosen; Zelba Maxwell, Algona. Packard — Homer Gregory, Bancroft; A. L. Rasmussen, Burt. Studebaker — E. H. Hutchins. Algona; Herbert Jensen, Buffalo Center; Schultz Bros., Algona; Kobus Tjaden, Titonka. start April 1, and must be completed by April 30. The two crew leaders have divided the county, Barry taking from Highway 18 north, and Kohlhaas taking all south of that line. WESLEY NEWS the There is no law requiring Justices of the Supreme Court to be lawyers. FOR "IOWA SPEED QUEEN WEEK" Money Saving Combination!! Speed Queen Washer PLUS 2 Tubs on Stands Speed Queen Washer Rev. J. A. Rlggs visited „._ library at Britt, Monday of last Week, to get information on the method of operating a library. He called on the John Amesburys. Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Loebig were guests of the Standard Oil Co. at Mason City, Thursday and Friday. The guest days resulted from a contest held last fall. Mrs. Orville Smith had a birthday Monday, Feb. 27, and guests that afternoon were the John Paulsons. Ray Hansens, and the jeorge Gremmers. They served a lunch following a social afternoon. Mrs. Joe DeMaine and small son, Joseph, left last week .for a Angeles, Cal., to be with her mother, Mrs. Esther McCord, who is critically ill. Mr. DeMaine is instructor and coach at the local public school. His wife has been teaching tap dancing. Pvt. Earl Robinson is now stationed at the air force base where he is taking the basic airmen's indoctrination course, near San Antonia, Texas. Earl's 13 weeks of basic training will prepare him for entrance into air force technical training and for assignment in specialized work. . Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hutchin- $bn an^d her father, Theo John•"""i. moved Monday to a tenant Use oij : tBe Alvin Meyer farm iioftheast of Garner. Meyer operates a'large farm besides raising many turkeys. Vincent Matz helped the Joe Hildman family move from a farm near Clear Lake to a farm southeast of Mason City, near Rockwell, on Tuesdav. Mr. and Mrs. Will Hrubes visited his mother, Mrs. Ed Hrubes of Britt, at the Mercy hospital, Mason City, Sunday of last week. The latter lady had been surgery patient and was brought home Thursday. The Merry Mixers Circle met with Mrs. Halvor Flom Jr., on Monday eveninc of last week. Mr. and Tvlrs. Charles Kraus and Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Kraus of Kiester, Minn., were guests at the Don Kraus home on Sunday of last week. They called at the J. L. Haverly home, also. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Williamson of Bancroft visited friends here Sun- Mary Bierstedt Capped As Nurse Fenlon — Mr. and Mrs. Emil Bierstedt attended the capping exercises in the Presbyterian church in Albert Lea, where their daughter, Mary, received her nurse's cap on Thursday night, March 2. Miss Eleanore Smith, R.N., director of the Kahler., Hospital School of Nursing, Rochester,. Minn., was the speaker for the 1 evening. Miss Bierstedt is taking nurses training at the-Naeve hospital in Albert Lea, Minn. Walter Plumb Home From Navy Walter Plumb, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Plumb, arrived home recently, having received his honorable discharge from the Navy. Mr. Plumb and Walter's sister, Mrs. Margaret Miller, met him at Boone. Walter served 3^4 years, during 18 months of which he was stationed at Adak in the Aleutian Islands. Upon completion of that tour, he spent a 60-day leave at home and then went to Guam where he'was stationed until're- ceiving his discharge* . ' At present, Walter is assisting his parents in moving to a farm they recently purchased. FARMERS SEE US NOW FOR QUALITY NEW AND USED FARM IMPLEMENTS * * * * KOSSUTH CO. IMPLE. STORE John Deere Dealers On Courthouse Square PLUS 1 Tub on Stand 24 Pkgs. Rinso (0 Clothes Pins :on lav. money and belter waiher. Cam* In and tee the '4i mcdeli. ALL FOR <99 95 iustfom's Furniture PRINTED WAFFLE PIQUE COTTON DRESSES Choose from several V attractive styles for your \ Spring wardrobe 2 79 Another 'robin first' at 8 & LI New. crisp waffle piques gayly printed in HEW Spring designs and styled with a light carefree touch. Coat or novelty styl- f * with cap or short sleeve*. The fabrics used were not formerly available in dresses at this price. All are fast color and washable. Sises 12 to 20; 16 Va to 24'/*. Are You Moving? March 1, the traditional moflrig time, In ,f«m\c}u*ri$es, is Kere if you are moving, please use the f or* &*$£+£«* to notify this newspaper, so'that your papers address may be 6hfl ffmTovinta^d wish the ffcllowin* mailing change made: Name Old Address- New Address. Budget Wise Girl's Rely on S & L For Sport Shoes GOOD SPORTS SHOES Three favorites of the many styles to choose from at 399 • Expertly fashioned • Saddles, loafers, sandals, etc. • Camel, tan, oxblood, red, and green. • Special tanned glove- soft leathers. • Sizes 4 fo 10; AA to B. NEW SPRING BRILLIANCE For Your Bedroom! i = ..,.-. Corduroy Type CHENILLE SPREADS Row upon Row of rich tufting, danse and luxurious! Not just an ordinary spread, but one you'll be proud to ownl Come in and see for yoursetf the rich colors. Feel the richness of the soft, closely tufted chenille. Test the sturdiness of the quality cotton sheeting. You'll say ifs a value thafs hard to beatl Geranium red, rose, blue, wine, hunter's green and yellow. 444 fine quality Birdseye Diapers Regularly 2.79 Dos. Now Only A special for baby and the budget. Soft, twp«r-absorb- ent Birdseye flannel diaper,. 27" squares. Setoct several dozen ot this low o* low prices.

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