The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 30, 1956 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 30, 1956
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$154,000 City Bonds Sold To Three Firms The city of Aigona sold a total Of $154,000 worth of bor- 4 ..... special meeting in the city hall Jn.-,l nielli, iVKinv.ay, oct. i.o. Bonds sold included $52.000 special assessment and $102,000 general obligation for the balance • due on the blaoktopping project completed here- this spring. Fi'-sl of Iowa Corp., DPS Moines, purchased the special assessment issue at 3% percent and a premium of $11.50. Only other firm interested in the special assessment bonds was Cnrleton D. Bah of Dos Moines. The B-'h firm bid lour percent and $22.50 premium. The special assessment series will bo paid off in nine ye'irs, with an option to pay sooner. The first two payments, due Nov. ] in 1957 and 1958, will be $5,000, and the other seven, including the final payment Nov. 1, 196? will be for $6,000 each. Another Des Moines firm. Cen (riil Republic, bought the general obligation .series. Percentage on this portion is 3.10 with a $447.50 premium. Total interest over the 20-year period will amount to $,5o, .Hi. 50. Becker ana Uowiue, Inc. and Quail and Co., Dey Moines, with interest at three and 3.10 percent, were second low bidders. Other bidders were lowa-Des Moines National Bank, Des Moines, and Carleton Beh. Payments on the general obligation bonds will be $5,000 per year on Nov. 1 through the first 18 years and $6,000 per year on the final two installments. There is no option to pay off the general obligation bonds in advance of the final date. The city council will hold its- regular meeting tomorrow night, Wednesday, Oct. 31, at the city hall. tuesdoy, dttaber 30, 1W6 Al§6nt» (la.) Mpptt DM Meet Your NEW NEIGHBORS Livermore Keith Voss, who has been stationed at Norman, Okla. visited Sunday morning with his grandparents, Mr and Mrs William Murray. He also visited his parents, Mr and Mrs John Voss. His parents motored him to Lake City where he joined others going to Florida. Mr and Mrs Carl Schipull and Nora and Harold of LuVerne were guests Sunday at the Culvert Johnson home. Those from here who attended the Eastern Star convention at Des Moines one day or more this week were Mrs Tommy Kissinger who is the Worthy Matron, 1 Mrs Elwood Rummens, Mrs Harold Stoddard and Mrs Jessamine Miller. The Rev. Shaeffer of Ten-ill was caller last week Sunday at the Culvert Johnson home. Mr and Mrs Ray Gales were Tuesday evening visitors with her sister, Mrs Nick Klein and family. Mr and Mr; Jack DeVaul and Maude Merrill of Eagle Grove were Sunday visitors_ with their sister, Mrs Bess Devine. Mr and Mrs Arlo McGowan spent Sunday at the home of Mrs Jessie Holmke at Lorville and helped her celebrate her birthday. Mr and Mrs Norman Scot! spent Sunday at the home of their son Gordon in Storm Lake. Theii granddaughters Kathryn a n d Susan Scott accompanied them home for a few days visit. Guests Saturday at the Mrs- Frank Sprong home were Mr and Mrs Louis Braatz and baby The choice of Aigona as a home was nol by chance for Dr. and Mrs Joseph M. Rooney, who are shown in Ihe above photo with their two sons. Timothy, who will be three in December, and Mike, P/a. The selection came 'following a full month lour of the state of Iowa by Dr. Rooney in July as he searched for the town he thought ideal, and it's apparent after chatting wiih the Rooneys they are well satisfied. Dr. Rooney was born in Valley, Nebr., raised and educated at Cedar Bluffs in the same slate. He graduated from high school there in 1944, and il was 11 years later lhat his medical degree was awarded at Creighlon u. in Omaha. Following high school graduation, Rooney enlisted in the army reserve. He then enlered Nebraska U. for nine months and was called into active duty with the army in April, 1945. He attended Texas A & M for Ihree months while on active duty, then was transferred to Fort Lewis, Wash, where he was a T/Sgl. in the engineers and headquarters and service companies. Following discharge in Oct., 1947.. he began pre-med school at Creighton the following fall, received his B. S. degree in 1951 and medical degree in 1955. He then interned el St. Catherine's hospital at Omaha for a year. It waa following his iniernship thai the search for a home began. He moved his family here Sept. 1. and after settling his home and office, opened for business Oct. 1 in the Heise building. Dr. Rooney's hobbies include crossword puzzles and fishing. He doesn't gel many chances to be an angler, but has been interested for the past couple of years. His oldest son, Tim, enjoys accompanying him on some of his journeys to lakes and streams. Mrs Rooney is the former Jean Wagner of Odebolt. Her father is the editor of the Odeboll Chronicle. Following graduation from high school there in 1947, Jean enrolled at Creighton. She met her future husband at a Freshman Frolic. They went together occasionally and were engaged in mid-1950. The Rooneys were married after Jean graduated with a degree in commerce from Creighton in 1952. Mrs Rooney was employed for a year following her marriage as an accountant for an insurance firm in Omaha. As to hobbies, Mrs Rooney slates, "Just my family, I guess." She also enjoys a good game of bridge. The Rooney family includes, besides Dr. and Mrs Rooney and the two boys, a six-month old dog, "Snuffy", who refused to pose for the family picture. {Upper Des Moines Flashfoto-Engraving) of Waterloo. Mrs Warner Braat? and two daughter of Tifoli, Mrs Alvin Weaver and son o.f Clear Lake, Mrs Sam Keener of Waterloo and Mrs Kate Collins. •». IVtardelle and Gordon Houck of near Humboldt were Sunday afternoon visitors at the Wallace Houck home. Mrs Nells Wickey of Humboldt is assisting her sister, Mrs Wells, with her household duties. ,<* ***" -f^" l^?*^^ SEE '57 PONTIACS NOVEMBER 9th At Ernie Williams Ppntiac-Cadillac HOSPITAL Oat. 22 — Dianna Miller, Ai- gona, medical; Mrs Leo Dogotch, WhiUemore, surgery; Mrs Percy McGinnis, Aigona, medical. Oct. 23 — Mrs Paul Potratz, WhiUemore, girl, S-lOVj; Mrs Vaughn Hoover, Aigona, medical; Mrs Hannah Barton, Burt, medical (expired). Oct. 21 — Mrs Herb Hensley. Altfima, girl, 7-9 Va; Steven K. Holding, Aigona, T & A; Joseph Lot bach, WhiUemore, medical; Mrs Dale Wegener, Lone Rock, boy, 7-8. Oct. 25 — Anna Morey, Aigona, medical. Oct. 26 — Mrs Chris Miller, Aigona, maternity; Mrs Oliver Young, Wesley, 'medical; Mrs Screal D»'Geeter, Bancroft, medical: Susan Walker, Aigona, sur- g|-ry. Oct. 27 — Baby Mary Potratz, Whitteiiioro, boarder; Robert B. Kent, Aigona, boarder. Oct. 29 — Mrs Andrew Nauman, Bancroft, maternity; Mrs Gmrge Newland. Aigona, maternity; Mrs Willis Kuecker, Whittemore. maternity: Thomas Murphy, Lcine Rock, medical. Has Heart Attack Mrs Cora Cooper, who has been living in the Good Samaritan Home at Pueahontas the past few months since breaking her hip, suffered a heart attack Monday morning about 11 a.m. Her condition is considered serious. A son, Earl Cooper, and a daughter, Mrs Robert Carney, visited her Monday afternoon. Another daughter, Mrs Harold Sorensen, of Minneapolis and son Harold Jr. visited relatives in Aigona and with Mrs Cooper at Pocahontas over the weekend. Aigona Upper Des Moines FARM SALE CALENDAR Farm sales appearing in the Aigona Upper Des Moines will receive free listing in this column every week, and also will be before the sale day over Algona's r a d i o station KLGA on the 11:55 a.m. and 4:25 p.m. news. Sale advertising in the Aigona Upper Des Moines reaches more families in this area than through any other advertising medium. List your sale dates early with the Upper Des Moines. Saturday, Nov. 3 —A. A. Dreyer farm auction at farm located one mile west of Lots Creek. Includes livestock, hay and straw, hog nouses, farm machinery and household goods. Hugh Colwell is the auctioneer and the Security State Bank of Aigona is the clerk. Ad in UDM today. Nov. 15, Thursday — Kenneth Eraser closing out sale, -i so.. •i'. 2 E. of WhiUemore; or 2'i west, 0 south and *'•> west of Aigona. Machinery & livestock. Eraser & Colwi'll, auctioneers; Dale Yunge- berg, clerk. November 20, Tuesday — Nick Wagner sale, east of Aigona. Full details in UDM later. Leek & Roiling, auctioneers; Iowa State Bank. Aigona, clerk. Nov. 28, Wednesday — Howard Jones estate. Complete closing out sale, including full line of machinery and 17 young Holstein cows. Sale will begin at 1 p.m. at farm located a mile west and a mile north of the Seneca store. Yungeberg and Quinn, auctioneers, First Trust and Savings Bank, Armstrong, clerk. IF IT'S NEWS — WE WANT II ATTENTION ALL BOWLERS HAWKEYE LANES will be closed Saturday and Sunday, November 3rd & 4th, for the installation of the new AMF AUTOMATIC PINSPOTTERS. Stop in the next weekend, November 10th & llth, and bowl on the new automatics. Hawkeye Lanes Aigona, Iowa Two Accidents Reported Monday Two minor accidents were investigated by authorities in this area Monday. The first occurred at 3:50 p.m. at a school stop sign on the corner of Phillips and Diagonal streets in Aigona. Raymond E. Walker, Burt, was stopped at the sign, when an auto driven by Frank Caughey of Aigona crashed into the back of the Walker pick-up. Damage to the pickup was slight, while damage to Caugheys car was estimated at $300 by Police Chief Al Boekelman, who investigated. Deputy Sheriff Don Wood was cr>'1ed to investigate a crash 8 miles south of Aigona on highway 169 at 7 p.m. Cars driven by- George R. Bahr, Estherville, and R-ivmond Banwart, West Bend, collided at an intersection as Banwart began a left turn. Damage was estimated at $150 to each vehicle. REAL BARGAINS MAKE REAL FRIENDS! our founder* knew it!... you know it!... We know it! So, borrowing a page from the past, we take our cue from the old-time know-how of our founders and give you the kind of bargains that made SAL famous for savings. Check the items be* low — you'll see what we mean. STARTING TOMORROW- SPECIAL! Women's Luxury Winter Coats '36 • Fur-Like Alpaca* • Fur-Blend ZibelinM • Deep Pile Plushes • Smart Tweeds Flared, filled and boxy styles, all with a flair for fashion! Eye-catching novelty detailing. Black and fall colon. Sizes 8 to 18 and 9 to IS. SAVE ON Girl's Warm Winter Coats SPECIAL PURCHASE 1 For school or dress up ... adorable styles with scarfs, emoir* backs and novelty trims. Interlined. Sites 7 to 14. This Special Purchas* group offered as a real head-liner! GREAT BUY! 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