The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 4, 1950 · Page 13
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 13

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 4, 1950
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April 4, 1950 £l)r:aigonn SECOND SECTION To Start Work On New Titonka Cfiurcfi, May 1st ~ Construction of a new Methodist church in Titonka |? e ? pe , cte A, to get "nderway by the first of May. It will be located on north main street on the two lots formerly occupied by the parsonage. A vote to proceed with building operations was taken at a special meeting of the official board and congregation, held March 21, at the request of the building committee. Frank Griffin, Ft.- Dodge, architect, was engaged to submit plans for the church, which were accepted some time ago. The contract for the construction was given March 23, to the Fagre Construction Co. of Estherville. Separate contracts will be Jet, at a later date, on competitive bidding for the radiant heating, wiring, and plumbing. The building will be of brick, built in a "T" shape with overall size of 77x62% feet. Besides the main sanctuary, there will be 14 rooms usuable for Sunday school classes and week-day activities, a pastor's study, choir room, and balcony. The entire seating ca- pacity of the main floor will be 400, with a capacity of 175 in the nave proper. The full basement will also be used for additional seating space and for all the recreational activities of the' church. The committee in charge of the building project is R. L. Krantz, Lester Eden, Clarence Schutjer, George Schutjer, Ed Zwiefel, and Martin Larsen. Hiram Boeckholt is chairman of the finance committee, and the Rev. Donald James is pastor of the congregation. Jensen, and Mrs. P. L. Person as hostesses. Mrs. A. A. Kruger will have charge of the program on Youth Work. To Des Moines Contest Mr. and 1 Mrs. E. M. Jensen-and Dick, and Mr. Arnold Gros- greutz left Friday for Des Moines to attend the banquet for the County Spelling Contest winners and where Dick will enter the Slate Spelling Bee on Saturday. Registration Of New Cars In County Drops A light week of new car registration was noticed in Kossuth last week. Only 24 new cars and five new trucks were registered in the county. They were: Chevrolet — James Antoine, Bancroft; Herman Askeland, Armstrong; Robert Binzen, Fenton; Paul J. Flaherty, Wesley; A. H. Fuchs, Bancroft, truck; Raymond Harig, LuVerne; Gilbert Hardgreaves, LuVerne; Dr. M. I. Lichter. Burt; A. J. Nauman, Ban- L-roft; Marenius Nelson, Algona. : Ford — Eugene Anliker, Algona; C. R. Ditsworth, Fenton, pickup; Lawrence Dorweiler, West Bend, pickup; Harold Dreyer, Fenton: Herman Elbert, Whittemore; Fred Gray, Titonka; Charles M. Hewett, Jr., Algona; Kent Motor Co., Algona; B. L. O'Donnell, Lone Rock; Hubert Peter, Algona; Swift & Co.,' Algona, truck. Hudson — M. C. Krosch, Led- yara/ International — J. H. Welp, Bancroft, truck. Mercury — Robert Siemens, Lakota. Oldsmobile — Ortwin Kressin, Lone Rock. Plymouth — Criss Bolie, Burt. Poniiac -i- William Ludwig, Algona; Harold E. Presthus, Bancroft; R. E. Sperry, Algona. Romberg Concert Slated April 22 Sigmund Rom berg, composer of such immortal favorites as "Blossom Time," "Maytime," Desert Song," "Student Prince," "New Moon"—just to mention a very few—will appear in Mason City at Roosevelt Fieldhouse on April 22, at 8:15, with his Concert Orchestra and another group of outstandingly talented soloists. The genial composer-conductor has travelled this country many times over, presenting his concerts to literally millions of music lovers. The warmth and personality of the man aside from the countless melodic gems that he has written have won him friends and admirers throughout the nation. LOTS OF PIE When Mrs. Myrtle Hicks sold her cafe in Indianola recently, her records showed that she had baked 71,000 pies in the 21 years she owned the cafe. Her record for any one day was 47 pies, baked for an Odd Fellows dinner. PAPER SUPPLIES, carbon paper, desk blotters, file folders, card index holders and supplies, at the ALGONA UPPER DES MOINES. in the NEW newspaper building. FUDG£SU'NDA£ ICfCRUM Home Talent Play Nets $379, Lone Rock Uniforms Lone Rock — The Lone Rock Community Club presented a home talent play, "Comin* Round the Mountain" in the Lone Rock gymnasium, Thursday and Friday, March 23 and 24, to a capacity crowd. The play was one grand success. The cast consisted of Mrs. Merwin Marlow, Ertiest Jensen, Joe Culbertson, Mrs. L. V. Johnson, Mrs. L. A. Newbrough, Don Marlow, Mrs. George Kissner, Alfred Schadendorf, Jess Blanchard, Jr., J. M. Anderson, Mrs. Eldon Marlow, and Mrs. Don Houck. The entire action of the ploy took place in the Skitter family's run-down farmhouse, which is located in the backwoods country of the Southern mountains. Everyone enjoyed all the trouble Maw and Paw Skitter went to get their daughters, Corney Bell and Dizzy Mae 'married off.' The audience was also pleasantly entertained between acts by the singings of Mrs. Wm. Marlow, C. E. Householder, and Mrs. Frank Geyer, accompanied by Mrs. W. G. Flaig. It was so thoroughly enjoyed those two nights that it was requested they bring their play to the Burt gymnasium to present it to a large Burt audience on Moiiday evening, March 27. The entire proceeds - from both places which came to $379.23 was donated to the Band Mothers to pay for their new band uniforms recently purchased. The play was directed by Art Priebe. Easter Services The Lone Rock Presbyterian church will hold services next week on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, April 5, 6, and 7, at 8:00 o'clock p. m. on the theme. The Hands of Jesus. There will also be an Easter Sunrise service at 6:30 a. m. at the church. Mite Society The Ladies Mite Society will meet Thursday, April 6, at- the church, parlors with Roger Jeniten, Mrs. Merton Larson, Mrs. Roy' In Music Contests Kay Hamlin, Delilah Marlow, and Don Jensen will compete in the music for small groups contest at Britt, Saturday, where Kay will sing a soprano solo, Delilah 'sing a low voice solo, and Don will play a bariton horn solo. The Lone Rock band, with their new uniforms, will enter the band contest at Arnolds Park on April 15. Auxiliary Meeting The American Auxiliary will hold its April meeting at the Legion hall, Wednesday evening, April 5. There will be a special program that evening that will be of interest to everyone present. Roger Flaig has passed the 30 word per minute test according to the International typing rules. Mrs. Mary Madison, Mrs. Milton Madison, Mrs. John Munch of Fenton, Mrs. Ronald Christenson and girls, Mrs. A. A. Krueger spent Tuesday afternoon at the P. M. Christenson home, visiting with Marieta Christenson. Mrs. J. M. Blanchard, Sr., and Mrs. J. E. Lynn, the latter of Detroit, Mich., spent Monday afternoon visiting Mrs. C. E. Householder. Mr. and Mrs. John Barker and boys of Ceylon, Minn., spent Wednesday there. Mr. and Mrs. Merwin Marlow, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Marlow, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Marlow, Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Marlow, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Marlow, and Dell Marlow and • their families spent Thursday evening at the George Kissner home helping Hugh Marlow celebrate his birthday. Rev. and Mrs. L. Kingma 1 enjoyed hearing the Pacific Luthei> an choir from Parkland, Wash., at Forest City, Monday evening. Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Blanchard, Sr. and Jr., and Mollie Blanchard, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Schultz and Gary, and Mrs. J. E. Flynn of Detroit, Mich., spent Monday evening at the H. A. Blanchard home. Mrs. J. E. Flynn, Mrs. J. M. Blanchard, Sr. and Jr. and Mollie, Mrs. Alfred Schultz spent Tuesday at the Gordon Blanchard home at Mason City, and the Don Blanchard home at Plymouth. Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Blanchard, Sr. and Mrs. J. E. Flynn were Wednesday dinner guests at the Claude WhitehiU home at Algona , and-!, Wednesday evening dinner guests Good Friday This Store Will Be Closed From 12 Noon To 3 P. M. In Observance Of Good Friday April 7 at the J. M. Blanchard, Jr. home. Mrs. J. E. Flynn, Mrs. J. M. Blanchnnl. Sr., Mrs. Chester Alme of Ottosen. and Mrs. Alfred Schultz spent Thursday at the John Sones home at Sioux Rapids and the Darrell Brugman home at Webb. The American Legi<hi Auxiliary sponsored a "500" card party, Thursday evening at the hall with six tables in play. Tena Jensen won high prize for women. Mrs. E. M. Jensen low, J. M. Blanchard Sr., high for men, and E. M. Jensen low. with Alfred Schultz winning door prize. Mrs. Harley Shellito of Spencer and her daughter, Mrs. Harold Morgan and Richard of Ruthven spent Monday at the A. L. Cotton home also visiting Mrs. J. E. Flynn at the J. M. Blanchard, Sr. home. N. L. Cotton returned home with them for a visit. Mrs. P. M. ChYistenson and Marieta and Mrs. Chas. Morris spent Wednesday and Thursday at Ft. Dodge and also visiting the Jack Johnson home at Gowrie. Word was received here by Andrew Thomsen. that his nephew, Norman Thomsen of Royal, passed Thursday. The Birthday club met Wednesday afternoon at the Milton Marlow home in honor of her birthday. Members there were: Mrs. Dick O'Donnell, Mrs. Merwin Marlow, Mrs. Ralph Bierstedt, Mrs. Dick Wetzel, Mrs. Lyle Marlow, Mrs. Eldon Marlow, and Mrs. Wilfred Radig. They spent :he afternoon playing "500", with Mrs. Wilfred Radig winning high prize and Mrs. Ralph Bierstedt winning low prize. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Marlow and son spent Wednesday evening at .he Wm. Leeper home at Burt. VIr. and Mrs. Bill Leeper and jaby spent Friday at the Wm. vlarlow home. The Idle Hour club met Thursday, March 30, at the home of ATS. Wallace McArthur with Mrs. Willard Thompson assisting hostess. There were 20 members and one visitor present. It was voted o give $2.50 to the Crippled Children. Mrs. Amey Cherland and Mrs. Frank Richards joined he club. Mrs. Fred Tigges and Ars. James Coady were in charge >f the entertainment, which was lingo. 'The April meeting will je held April 27 with Mrs. Mer- win Marlow as hostess and Mrs. Dick O'Donnell assisting hostesses. Karen Louise Berninghous, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Berninghous, was baptized Sunday at the Lutheran church at Lotts Creek, with Rudy Born- inghous of Whittemnrc and Mrs. Burton Bnrco of Algona as sponsors. Mr. and Mrs. Barco and Stevie. Mr. and Mrs. Max Bast of Algona, and Mrs. Will Bern- inghous and Rudy of Whittemore and Mrs. N. B. Wood were guests at a dinner at the Louis Berninghous home, Sunday, in honor of the occasion. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Nelson spent Thursday afternoon at the Kenneth Bates home at Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Dunlap and Mr. and Mrs. Snyder of Algona suent Wednesday evening at the Clinton Decker home. Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Decker and family and Mrs. Russell Fox and baby spent Sunday at the home of Mrs. Decker's mother, Mrs. Nora Gordon, at Belmond. Mr. and Mrs. Dave Weber, David and Bobby, Mr. and Mrs. Dave Lynch spent Wednesday evening at the Joe Miller home, helping their daughter, Janette, celebrate her first birthday. ART METAL steel bffice furniture. The Algona Upper Des Moines is an authorized dealer for this outstanding line of office equipment. •B *fe •• •• • For prompt relief L 1J L L I from stomach ulcer f mm 1 I " P«ins, gas, heart• • • •• •• • burp, belching and nnuea due to excess acid, pet a 2 5c box of famous, wonder-working UDGA Tablets absolutely FREE today at PHONE 229 OnloRy is the study of the sci- Gregarious animals are those (if birds oggs. that live in flocks or herds. STOP I DON'T TAKE CHANCES WITH YOUR PRECIOUS FURS Let Modern Cleaners preserve the beauty and life of your precious furs by storing them in scientific cold sior- storage vaults. Protect them against moths, dust, lire, theft and summer heat. Experts will examine them thoroughly and suggest any necessary repairing or resiyling. MOTH PROOFING RESTYLING INSPECTION CLEANING REPAIRING FULLY-PROTECTED, SCIENTIFIC COLD STORAGE Phone 537 For Prompt, Bonded Pick Upl Free Pickup Anywhere in the County MODERN Cleaners & Tailors PHONE 537 Kohlhaas Hardware Ed and Pat Cullen ere's rollicking good news for you! We can take that noble Buick of yours, and in a few short hours we'll put new life—new pep—new spring zing into it! You'll hardly know your own car. You'll have to lay a gentle toe on that gas treadle—or look for your hat in the back seat. Because our mechanics are Buick specialists right to their fingertips — men who know your car and its needs from long experience. Because they use Buick methods, special Buick tools, factory-engineered parts, to bring out the best in your Fireball baby. And because that big 17-step maintenance and tune-up routine we show below is just about the finest, most complete way to get your motor ready for really lively spring driving! Just check those 17 big items in your mind. How long since your Buick has had these important attentions? And how about coming in this week? These Spring Services will save CAS-OIL-WEAR-AND MONEY! 1. Drain crankcaie and refill with summer grade oil. 2. Clean and adjust spark plugs. 3. Clean and adjust distributor points. 4. Clean carburetor screen; adjust carburetor. 5. Scientifically time ignition. 6. Adjust valve tappets for proper clearance. 7. Completely tune engine for peak perfoimance and mileage. 8. Adjust generator charging rota. 9. Test battery; clean and coat terminals; add water. 10. Repack and impact front whee bearings. 11. Inspect brake linings and drum*. 12. Drain and flush out cooling system. 13. Tighten all hose connection*. 14. Adjust fan belt tension. 15. Tighten cylinder head bolls with special torque wrench. 16. Fill steering gear housing with lubricant. 17. Complete LUBRICARE chossit lu> brication and inspection. KIRK AI TO CO. Jones & State Phone 80 Algona, Iowa

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