The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 11, 1950 · Page 15
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 15

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 11, 1950
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Be* jfttoine* SECTION TWO ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, APRIL 11, 1950 VOL. 85-NO. 14 Armstrong Men Find Teacher, 50 Years Kossuth Farmers Pay Visit To Mrs. C. B. Murtagh After 50 years, two Kossuth men farming east of Armstrong, have had a chance to renew acquaintances with the country school teacher they have long remembered — and they found her living in Algona. In 1897, the parents of Frank Tooley lived at Gridley, where the father was a section man with the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad. There were four children, Frank, Daniel, Oscar and Laura, and they trudged diligently to school, come snow, thaw or rain and cold weather. They had to walk a mile and a half. Long Walk To School While they didn't like the walk, they did like their teacher, and school became a pleasure despite the vagaries of the weather. When they arrived at school, the Maple Hill school, their teacher would help them get their feet dry, and make it as pleasant as possible. Her name was Edna R. Cratty, and in the words of Frank Tooley, "she was very pretty, too. She drove a team of ponies to school and would put them in a farmer's barn at the same place she boarded." "Her school was filled with pupils of all ages, mostly girls, and she conducted all of the numerous classes." School Near Maple Hill Frank Tooley relates that the school was a mile northwest of Maple Hill, Iowa, that he was 11 years old and his brother Danny was seven, .in 1900. Miss Cratty didn't teach school many years until she became the bride of a certain Charles B. Murtagh, now of Algona, but the Tooley folks lost touch with her [after that for a time. Then not so long ago, Frank 'ooley was in Algona, and was oing some buying at the S. it L. store. While there, he happened to mention to a clerk that he thought a former school teacher of Ms lived in Algona—Mrs.. C. B. Murtaxh. "Why yes." the clerk told, him, "she lives here, and Mr. Murtagh is a banker here.'' Mr. Tooley then Golden Anniversary Pictured above are Mr. and Mr*. William Ramui who celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Sunday, March 26, at their home in LuVerne. The couple has resided in the vicinity of LuVerne all their lives. Mine children were born to this union following the marriage on March 29, 1900 at the Zion Lutheran church in LuVerne. John and Mrs. Allen Darby, of LuVerne, Mrs. Fred Hintz, of Livermore, and Mrs. Lewis Wildin, of Algona, are the only children living in this vicinity. Others are Arthur and William Ramus, of Des Moines, Mrs. Lewis Peterson, of Mason City, and Mrs. Andrew Hansen, of Burlington, Wis. The occasion was celebrated by having special services conducted at the church during morning worship, later a dinner served to the immediate family, and in the afternoon an open house was held with 100 guests attending. (Photo by Brown Studio). made the acquaintance of Mr. Murtagh, and also renewed his friendship with his former teacher. After 50 Years On a later visit, his brother Daniel was with him, and the two former pupils of Mrs. Murtagh paid a call on her at the Murtagh home here. Mrs. Murtagh has since aided them in obtaining several .specific books that they, detfired to 'read — so, wen 90 year* Jteter. she is still doing a little bit of educational work. And Frank Tooley says she is still the very nice, kind person of 1900. Fenton 22, Algona 3 Fenton Fenton defeated Algona in the first baseball game of the season Thursday afternoon at Fenton. The score wa$ Fenton 22, Algona 3. a$ TYPING PAPER. Algona Uppei Des Moines, phone 1100. Oldest Resident At St. Benedict Seriously III St. Benedict — Mrs. Josephine Rosenmeyer has been danger- erously ill the past week. She is one of the town's oldest residents, being nearly 93 years of age. The past years her sight has been impaired and she is lame, but she has always been mentaly alert. She has two sons, Art and Al, livihg here, and a daughter, Mrs. Frances Miller, who stays with her. Joan and Jean Penton were at Britt, Saturday, with the girls' sextette from LuVerne High school. Mrs. Mary Carroll of Algona visited her sister, Mrs. Margaret Steil, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Peterson of Emmetsburg were dinner guests of the Nick Arndorfers, Thursday. ' ; . Mr. and Mrs. Bill Zitztsperger and John and Dorothy Zitztspur- ger of Carroll were visitors at the Nick Arndorfer home recently. ,, Mr. and Mrs. Oswald Thilges and family and Mrs. Mary Dale of Irvington were Sunday visitors at the Clarence Green home at Bancroft. Mrs. Oswald Thilges and Maureen accompanied Mrs. Mary Dale and Mrs. Edward Immerfall of Irvington to Ft. Dodge, Saturday afternoon, on business and shopping. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Mimbach and Francis Esser of Sexton were Sunday dinner guests at the Joe Namer home. Walter Lunn of Lakota was at caller at the Fred Erickson home Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Namer and Mrs. Martin Mimbach of Sexton were Emmetsburg callers last week. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Erickson were in Ft. Dodge, Friday afternoon, where the former consulted an eye specialist. They also visited the Ralph Consoers, former residents of this community. Dairymen Adopt New Sale Plan Under Schoby C. R. Schoby With income from milk sliding downward despite government price supports, dairy farmers across the nation have enthusiastically agreed to step up their own advertising program in nn all-out drive to bring consumption of dairy foods in line with milk production. So declared C. R. Schoby, who was recently elected president of the American Dairy Association. A leader in community, stale and 4-H Club Picks Plowing Entry Swea and Eagle — Swe,a-Harrison 4-H club met Monday evening, April 3, at the home of Walter Genrich. John Burton, county youth assistant, explained the plowing contest. The club then chose Jimmie Preston to enter the contest. Donny Gardner gave the lesson and led a discussion of importance of ventilation and insulated farm buildings. Burton also told the club of plans for a 4-H camp site for Iowa club members which would be -a vacation site for girls and boys during summer. •••••••••••I OFFICE; SUPPLIES. suth countr** largest stock. The Algona Upper DM j Moines, In the NEW newspaper building. wwimsmmmmmmmmmmmmmmimwa TO / SUCCESS/ THE FINE AMERICAN WATCH Gives Graduation Extra Meaning! /T-N *&* ^ Mill 1111 WM 14-K natural gold' filled. li-K applisd t oU owner*! dial. LADY HAMILTON D-4 $150.00 4 diamond* in 14-K natural or white gold cast. . 14-K natural gold caw. 18-K gold numeral* on ailver dial. OLIVIA ..: 10-K natural or white gold-filled. Black figure dial SECOMfTil "C" $11100 14-K natural gold cate. 18-K applied gold numeral-dot or black figure dial. 18 jewel*. IAYMON..;$55Je Snintot *t«l caae. 18-K gold numerals on silver di*L> Registered Jeweler American Gem Society llll!!!IUUUmi!lllllllll:miitmillUIIIUII!!llllll!lll!iLIIII! DANCE SATURDAY, APRIL 15 Moellers Accordion Band Adm. 75c tax incl. Palladium Mason City, Iowa West edge of city limits on new paving between highways 18 and 106. national dairy affairs for many years, Schoby has been on the ADA executive committee since the organization was founded in 1940. He has served as chairman of the advertising committee, vice president and acting president of the Association. Schoby presided at the eleventh annual meeting of the American Dairy Association where dairy delegates from 40 slates representing 90 percent of the nation's milk supply unanimously adopted a resolution favoring an expanded advertising program financed by producers on a year 'round basis. "Since the new plan does not get underway until 1951," Schoby asserted, "dairy farmers in Iowa and 39 other states have pledged to support a record- breaking ADA Set-Aside in June so that ways and means of enlarging the business-building program will be provided for the difficult days immediately ahead." Was Music Judge Harold H. Weber was judge at a pre-state music contest at Toledo, Iowa, Friday and Saturday, March 31 and April 1. Wesleyans At Priest Last Rites Wesley — Ign. Eisenbacher, Joe and Vincent Kenneth Studer accompanied Father Linus Eisenbacher of Alvord to Chicago, Tuesday of last week to attend the funeral of Mr. Eisenbarhd's cousin, Msgr. George EiscnbachrT, 75. The deceased celebrated his 50th anniversary as priest last fall and has suffered a heart ailment the past year. He had been head of the Angel Guardian Orphanage in Chicago for many years. The New Art Cleaner "A full time mechanical maid" It dusts, scrubs and waxes! Distributed by— Mrs. Arthur Riedel 615 S. Mots re, Algona, Iowa Phone 1034W Big Rummage Sale Basement of Methodist Church Algona, Iowa Saturday, April 15th 8:15 a.m. Plate Lunch At Noon Coffee. Sandwiches and Cake Served All Day A lice Riehtsmeier. student nurse of Mason City, spent Friday and Friday night at the par- at Algona. Typewriter ribbons nre, on the average, 25 feet long. Get hogs to sooner wiw Aski Swift & Company for full detail* Milk helps you put a profitable market finish on yout hogs. Now, feed Kray Jets-valuable mitt products in dry kernel form for economy and ea«y handling. Prom earliest stages, feed X lb. of Kraylets per hog each day . Promotes fast, thrifty gains! Kt&ylettf contains M% milk products! The milk products to Kraylets are 65% cheese whey solids, 9%cheese solids, and 6%dried skim milk. The re»t of the formula consists of 14% soybean oil meal, 4% alfalfa meal (dehydrated),l%dried brewers yeast,andl% edible beef tallow. 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