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

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 11, 1950
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Architect's Drawing Of New Convent *a£ 20 YEARS AGO From The Filei Of The Upper Des Moinei-Republican Aprjl 2, 1930 With ihii issue, the paper had expanded to 'a full seven columns, made possible by the in- J stallation of a new press and •- folder, capable of printing four > pages at a time. Later, even this , equipment became outdated, and I now a modern press, installed in 1948, speeds out eight pages at a time, at over 3,000 an hour. The 1930 census was way and enumerators under had a whole batch of new questions to ask that had never been in the federal census before, such as regarding employment, war service, and date of marriage. Two decades have made the job of counting the population even more complicated. * * « Kate Skinner, superintendent of the local schools, was injured in a head-on car collision south of Humboldt. * • • M. P. Christiansen. C. Jt Schoby, Neal Smith, A. J. Keen, and Jewell Patterson attended a special -stock holders meeting of the Iowa State Brand Creameries, Inc., in Mason City. * * * Algona's two banks, the Iowa State and the Kossuth County State, published statements showing they were in good shape. The First National Bank of Renwick, then defunct, sold $50,000 worth of notes and judgments for $1001, at the court house here. * * • Mrs. Emil Chrischilles, a Kossuth resident for 58 years, died in Whittemore at the age of 77. * • » Mrs. J. H. Warburton. Lakoia. announced that she would be a candidate for the republican nomination for county recorder. • * r • Dr. C. C. Coglan, Clear Lake dentist, was in Algeria looking for a site for a silver fox ranch. * • * J Fied Hackbarth died at his home in Lotts Creek. Born in Germany, he came to this county at the age of 25, and had been a resident ever since. * * * C. O. Bailey was elected mayor of Hurt. Councilman elected in the same vote were L. Elston, Tom Hawcott, C. W. Schryver, and G. J. F. Vogel. J. P. Cunningham was the new assessor. Mr. Elston has just been named •Kossuth auditor, 20 years later. * * * The Northwestern passenger train was six hours late in Algona, due to the burning of a bridge north of Fenton. * * • The pre-districi declamatory contest at Lone Rock found nine counties represented. Presenting prize selections were Vera Tiede, LuVerne; Herschel Warman, Lone Rock; and August Krause, Fenton. » * * L. M. Merritt was in the running for republican nomination for sheriff. * * * John Huschka. St. Benedict, died at his home following a stroke. Born in Germany, he was a Kossuth resident for 45 years, and died at the age of 61. » • * lola Lehman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Lehman of Hobarton, was named the most popular woman student at the American Institute of Business in Des Moines. * • * Clark Orion! county clerk, reported that a cardinal grosbeak had spent all winter in Algona, especially around the M. P. Weaver home. This brilliantly red bird is usually found further south. * » • Ciiy Librarian MM. Sandws and H. B. Mason, while cleaning up a store room in the library, found three old mail sacks filled with congressional records, dated 1908. The sacks were returned to the Post Office after being out of service for 22 years. Pictured above is the original architect's • drawing for the new convent to be constructed this summer for the Presentation Sisters, here, and which will be one of the largest local construction projects of the year. Harold Cowan has the general contract for the work. * The Presentation Sisters _._ the teachers at St. Cecelia's Academy. The new convent will be in approximately the same location as the present frame structure used by the SiSters. are Cresco Mothers and Daughters elected as club officers Mrs. F. L. Miller, president; Mrs. O. S. Moore, vice-president; Mrs. E. C. Potter, secretary-treasurer; Mrs. J. H. Fraser, assistant secretary- treasurer. * » • Dr. J. G. Clapsaddle and his father, D. D. Clapsaddle, set some sort of record fdr 1930 in return- ng from Wichita, Kan., when they drove 600 miles in one day. LUVERNE NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Earl McBride of Morris, 111., arrived Thursday March 30 to visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Will. Mrs. Galla;her is a sister of Mrs. Will and Hr. McBride. Mrs. Laura Zieger of Jefferson s staying at the home of Mr. and Ars. Harry Christensen during Mrs. Christensen's visit with rel- itives in Chicago. parents, the Rev. and Mrs. L. Wittenburg, LuVerne, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wolf, Ft. Dodge. Kenneth is attending a theological seminary in Springfield. Because of the Holy Week services, the Band Mothers will meet Wednesday, April 12, a week later than the scheduled date,' April 5. The hostesses for the meeting will be Mrs. Ralph Davidson, Mrs. Phil Henderson, and Mrs. Nels Jensen. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Travis and children went to Humboldt, on Tuesday, March 28, where they attended a birthday party honoring Mr. Hugh Westfall, father of Mrs. Travis. A potluck supper was enjoyed by 23 relatives. Mrs. Edna Larimer has accepted the position as bookkeeper at the Blumer Seed and Feed store. She began work Monday, March 27. Mrs. Larimer has been employed at the Harold Trauger Jack Sprat store the past two years. Alyin Kollman arrived Sunday morning, April 2, from St. Louis, Mp., to spend his Easter vacation with his mother, Mrs. Elda Koll•nan, sisters Mrs. Clement Stripling and Carmen Kollman, and iis grandmother, Mrs. Martha Schneider. Alvin entered the Concordia Seminary in St. Louis last September. Margaret Moeding, Denise Carroll, Phyllis Hedrick, and Jean Jolliffe spent Tuesday, Mar. 28, at ;he parental William Moeding, Mr. and Mrs.-Ervin Barton and Damns Carroll, William Hedrick, daughter went to Rochester, -Minn., the past week," where Mrs. Barton entered the hospital for observation. Mr. and Mrs. Wilder Rockwood and twin daughters, Elaine and Eleanore, visited recently in Hampton with Wilder's mother, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Green. Mrs. Anna Woodsen of Ft. Dodge came March 30 to visit in the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. Ray Agard, and family. Linda, small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Agard, has been confined the past ten days with a severe cold and throat and bronchial in- WESLEY NEWS To Manage Hatchery Martin Hamilton took over the management of the hatchery here last week. His father, Harold Hamilton of Titonka, purchased the business and building from Will Ryan, recently. Martin has completed a 3%-year course in poultry husbandry as a specialist at Iowa State college at Ames. Robert Oppedal is part-time assistant. Martin is rooming at Mrs. Tillie Loebig's until he furnishes a room at the hatchery for occupancy. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hildman, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Pete Kirschbaum of Ayrshire, left last Friday morning for Mendota, 111., to attend the funeral of Mr. Hildman's and Mrs. Kirschbaum's aunt. Mrs. Delia Yohn, 91, on Saturday morning.. Mr. and Mrs. George Vitzthum and Mr. and Mrs. Luke Youngwirth were at Ft. Dodge one day recently. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Carlson mourn the loss of 'a baby boy, Dale, who was still-born, Monday, March 20, and graveside services were held Wednesday in the Evergreen cemetery. A meeting of Mothers and boys of Cub Scout age, 8-10 inclusive, was held in the Legion hall recently. Mrs. Leonard Arndorfer, fection. Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Steussy have returned from Iowa City, where they visited their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Steussy, the past two weeks. Mrs. Ben John and daughter, Mrs. Robert Bravick of Britt, visited Friday, March 31, at the home of their son and brother, Mr. and Mra. Earl John, and son, Leonard. Mrs. Albert Genrich went to Rochester, Minn., Mar. 28, where she went through the clinic at the hospital there. William Hardcopf is the new tank wagon agent for ,the Standard Oil Co. in the territory of LuVerne. He succeeded Clement Stripling. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Witteh- burg and daughter, Kathy Ann, of Springfield, 111., arrived Friday, March 31, to spend their Easter anjd Cecil Jolliffe homes. The gins, employed in\ Ft. came home to attend the Home Talent show, sponsored by the student council of the Lu Verne High school. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Jones of Sheldon visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kubly, Monday afternoon, March 27. Mr. and Mrs. Jones had just returned from spending the winter in Florida. Mr. and Mrs. Jones were former residents in the vicinity gf Lu Verne. . Guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Beigger recently were his brother and-sister-in-law Mr. and Mrs. George Beigger. They have just returned from spending the winter in St. Petersburg, Fla. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Beigger and their guests were Thursday evening dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence McDermott and son in Thor. Mrs. McDermott is daughter of Frank Beiggers'. Mr. and Mrs. George Beigger left to spend Friday at the home of his sister, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Newton in Clarion. They then returned Friday evening to their home in Ft. Dodge vacation at the homes of (heir another. MEET Recently Ernest Haul of Nashua had the pleasure of meeting his half-brother, Herman Scheel of Scheldon, N. D., for the first lime. Both were born in Germany, but Mr. Scheel came to ;his country before Mr. Haut was >orn and they had never seen one LET US BID ON YOUR LIVESTOCK At Your Service GEO. A. HORMEL & CO. Algeria, la. VINCE SCHLEUSNER Local Manager and Buyer PERRY BYAM Dealer Buyer Residence Phone 392-J Farm Safety Hint Spring Storm BRING LIGHTNING Are Your Buildings SAFE? lightning ieuoa It here again. One fwift bolt and your house or barn can be wiped out. Protect your farm buildings now—these live ways: lattall lightning rod* for poiHIvc, lew-«oi» taltty. fait*n rod* firmly to cable •nd roof. Sink ground* ten feet d«p M diagonally appetite cor. nor* ef building. . . , Protect tben from ttock and Machinery with wood pom. around metal roof*, hay track* and Metal door track.. Se rare that red point* are not mere than 2i feet apart. -— —• , Kossuth Mutual Fire Insurance Association Dana Paxson, Sec. , Mrs. J. M. Kunz, and Mrs. Ed Downs were chosen as Den Mothers, and their first meeting was held March 17 in the high school gym. Eugene Hanig took Donald Dornbicr, Paul Bode, Stanley Hanig, Richard Ricke, and Don Olson to Iowa City for the sub-state basketball tournaments. Friday and Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Eyroul Loebig have sold their taxicab business in Algona to Mr. Roberts. Mrs. Loebig is the former Ruth Haverly, oldest daughter of J. L. Haverly and the late Mrs. Haverly, and Eyroul is a son of Mrs. Margaret Locbi's and the late Ed Lncbitr. The American Legion Auxiliary met last Thursday cveninji, March 30. Mrs. Leo' Bleieh and Mrs. Morris DeBoer will servo. Guests at the J. L. Mavcrly home Thursday. Mar. '23. in honor of Don Haverly's birthday were Mr. find Mrs. Gaylo Studer. Mr. nnd Mrs. Evroul Loebiq and Mr. and Mrs. Bud Hauptmaii and three sons of Alfiona. Another sister of Don, Mrs. Larry Lang of Mason City, sent a birthday cake for the occasion. Don is employed at the Clarence Schaefer home. The Wesley township Farm Bureau met Tuesday, Mar. 21. Leon Laird, soil conservation man, Rave a talk and showed movies. Eugene Scluilcr won the door prize. Competitive games were played, and lunch was served. The Willing Workers circle of the Methodist church served the 6:30 dinner to the Lions club, Thursday evening, March 23. Bonnie Ostercamp. a twin daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Merman Ostercamp, fell on the gym floor at the Burl public school ant! dislocated her left shoulder and tore arm muscles loose. She is in second year high. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Girard went to Perry recently to visit her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Searles. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Garman, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Olson of Burt, and Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Wagner attended a canasta party at the E. M. Olson home, Sunday evening, March 19. Mr. and Mrs. Pete Olson and son, Kieth, of Burt, were Sunday. March 19 guests at the parental E. M. Olson home. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Lilly and family of Spencer visited his mother, Mrs. Anna Lilly and the Bernard Schrauths. where Mrs. Lilly makes her home. Mrs. Joe Meurer, Mrs. Vincent Daughn, and Miss Gcncvicve Lawler were in Mason City on business recently. 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