The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 5, 1966 · Page 6
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 5, 1966
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Algona, (la.) Upp«r DM Molrm Tuesday, April 5, 1966 Council Buys Compressor And Hoist For Shop A couple of new pieces of equipment were purchased for the street department shed's use during a meeting of the city council here Wednesday night, March 30. A hydraulic hoist was bought from the Sieg Co. here for $1,136.02 and an air compressor was purchased from Greenberg Auto Supply, Algona, for $585. Both items were deemed necessary for use by mechanics who work on city trucks, malntainers, etc. at the shop. Dean Schlapia, representing the Security State Bank requested that the bank be allowed to hood two meters in front of the firm's building on State street. Approval for use of the hoods during banking hours was granted by the council. Kossuth County Car Wash, Inc., was given approval to proceed with construction of water and sewer lines and their subsequent connection with city lines. The firm had previously gotten all the necessary approval from the State Highway Commission to proceed with the project. Class B beer permits were granted for the Moose Lodge, VFW post and Tall Paul's tavern. 6 In County Named To N.W. Iowa Task Force Robert Hamilton, Lakota realtor; Martin Hamilton,Wesley hatchery operator; Richard Shoenhair, Bancroft businessman ; and three Algona business executives - Earl Lierley, Harry Greenberg, and James Milder, have been appointed to Northwest Iowa Congressman Stanley Greigg's Task Force on Small Business and Commercial development. Members of the Task Force, which is composed of approximately 50 area businessmen, serve as advisors to Rep. Greigg on matters ranging from small business administration services to community planning. According to Congressman Greigg, the future of many Northwest- Iowa,cities and towns is dependent on "providing greater opportunities for the small businessman and the main street merchant" and the "development of a favorable climate for industrial growth." Representative Greigg has appointed a number of other advisory groups to analyze key facets of our area's development. A few weeks ago, the membership of his Advisory Council on Education was announced. Congressman Greigg indicated that he will announce the membership of his advisory groups on community development, transportation, and natural resources in the near future. Former Algona Woman Passes In No. Dakota Capitola Sample, Algona, last week attended funeral services for an aunt, Mrs. Berton Johnson, 90, the former Leota Sample, at Forman, No. Dak. Funeral services were held March 28 at the Congregational church there, with burial at Forman. Death occurred March 24. Mrs. Johnson was born Feb. 12, 1876, at Irvington. She attended rural schools near Algona and the now defunct Normal school here. She taught briefly before her marriage. Her early married life was spent at Arms- strong before the couple moved to Forman. Surviving is a sister, Mrs. F. H. Arnold of Minneapolis, as well as several nieces and nephews. Donald Raney of Butterfield, Minn., came Sunday to call for Miss Sample and take her to Forman. JHe brought her back BRADY Cultivators >r 9" shank spacing Pick any one of 3 Brady Field Cultivators to fit your own farming needs—and then watch this rugged brute go to work! You get exact 6" or 9" shank spacings, to accommodate all size spikes and shovels. Each model is expandable—in sizes from 11%' up to 33V2'. Hydraulically adjusted depth control for smooth, uniform seedbed preparation—for deep, effective weed control—and, for pasture renovating and summer fallowing. Here's a rugged field workhorse that promises to cut cultivation and tillage time in half. 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