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4—ALCONA (Iowa) ADVANCE THURSDAY, JAN. 14, 1WS 10 * 20 * 30 Years Ago A weekly feature of by-gone days By Erm« Lea Deim January 11, 1955 Larry Wicks, son of the Or- villc Wicks, lias been ill the past week with the mumps, and home from school. Mrs. William Runchey was hostess to her birthday club recently honoring the birthdays of Mrs. Wayne Smith and Mrs. Elmer Potter. Scrabble was played. Mrs. Max Miller, soon to move to Rock Island, was honored at a neighborhood "coffee" Friday morning at the home of Mrs. Stanley Muckcy. That afternoon her sewing club met with Mrs. C. H. Simpson, and the honorcc was given a handkerchief shower. Mrs. Paul Parkins returned home Thursday from Colorado Springs, Colo, where she had visited since Dec. 26 her son-in- law and daughter, the Albert Richardson's. She also spent a few days at Denver with relatives. Shirley Sorenson, daughter of the Tony Sorensons, returned to school late after an emergency appendectomy Christmas night at St. Ann's. Jerry Ferris and Kay Voigt were the leading pin upsettcrs last week at the Hawkcyc Lanes as the pair rolled top games in the men's and Women's division. Other women to top 150 were Lorrain Smith, Lavonnc Pittman, Bob Brandt, Thclma Schmidt, Frances Gingrich, and Martha Johnson. Mrs. William Boeckholt have a birthday party for her daughter, Chcri, who was seven. Guests were Dyannc Baas, Gayle Bartholomew, Cindy Crog, Linda Cooper, Darlene Erickson, Sandra Haag, Christine King, Cynthia Long, Nova Mittlieder, Paula Ostwinkle, and Carol Teeter. * # # January 9, 1945 The year 1945 started out with 7 Algona fire calls. Fires were in Otto Wcstling's basement, an automobile fire on Thoringlon street, Norton machine shop, where a chimney burned out, roof fire on the John Briggs home, Cook's lunch room when grease on a stove ignited, and at the McEnroe stockyards office where a stove pipe set fire to wall paper and 2x4's. Pauline Zender returned to her job in Los Angeles after three weeks vacation with her father. She WAS accompanied by Mrs. Eleanor LaBarre-Mowcrs, who had been bookkeeper at Chrislensen's store. Mrs. Mowers' husband is in the Dutch East Indies whore he pilots a C-47. Margaret Ann Beardsley spent four days at Dos Moines, where she visited Mrs. Betty Kurtz, the former Betty Laird. Mr*. R. S. Cowan left last Thursday for Camp Chafee, Ark., for a few days with her husband, in armored infantry. It has been double trouble for the Fred Plumbs for several weeks. Mrs. Plumb was hurt in an accident in October, but when she was about recovered she fell sick and was hospitalized till after Thanksgiving. A few days later Mr. Plumb was taken to the same hospital for a major operation, spending even Christmas there. * * * January 10, 1935 The younger folks are definitely inclined to believe the depression is over, if the marriage record for 1933 is any criterion. Last year there were 228 marriages, compared with 143 in 1933, and only 99 in 1932. Driver's licenses (not auto but personal) first issued in 1932, for two years, then extended with- out payment Mil Ihls .famiify. have again been extended, and driver's licenses issued three I years ago will be good in Iowa I till January 1936—these arc the small tickets permitting holders to drive a private car. • Income tax forms were *t the ! Advance office for pick up. Every farmer should have two main forms: a single sheet; a 4- pagc sheet reporting farm Income in detail. If he has paid a hired man more than $1,000 he also needs two other forms. Township road trustee* will shortly receive a request from County Auditor Butler to map out their road-building programs for 1935. The board of supervisors and County Engineer II. M. Smith will go over them and the trustees will meet with the board on Feb. 14. Mrs. Wayne Keith has been having trouble in one car and Dr. Kcncfick lanced it last week Wednesday, following which she has improved. Jimmie Neville announce* that he has made a deal for the purchase of a $7000 property and must put up the money in two weeks. On that account he advertises a sale at real bargain prices beginning tomorrow morning and lasting till the $7000 has been raised. "NO SCOURS WITH NUTRENA PIG-16" Gabriel Heattcr, Famous Newscaster, Reports This Same Story From Hog Raisers Across the Country. These people mid mmiy more say "NO SCOURS WITH NUT'RENA ric-16." Tliis is exciting nows for hog raisers. This new complete, pelleted starter feed was developed and tested at the Nutrcna Research Farm specifically to prevent and control bacterial scours. Reports from the field vouch for its success. The key is its new balance of nutrients and additives. Nutrients are in forms that arc readily digested and absorbed. The new additive combination — two potent antibiotics and a sulfa drug — fight disease organisms most troublesome at this stage. We have new Nutrcna Pig-16 now. Stop in soon and guard against scours. Cargill, Inc. 5-2741 ALGONA -*. « @ ff M ^ft H7 41 *tl9 tt aW ^ft^Ba^ ^^"tth -ttSk am ^* «M ^-*k. .-^ en Jga _^p-* fc DRIVE TO ALGONA Shopping Capital of Kossuth County Federal N. la. Grain Co. 5-5073 SEXTON (.HICK Nutrena one electric blanket... lor wamth without weight You can sleep in warm comfort this winter, with just em blanket—an ELECTRIC blanket, of course. With an electric blanket you can actually dial the temperature you prefer for pleasant sleeping. And there are electric blankets with dual controls, one for each side of the bed, so each person can dial his own degree of warmth, To enjoy warmth without weight, buy electric blankets for every member of th§ family-^another way to better living, electrically! Algona Municipal Utilities • 111111 • 111 i 11 rrrri • ' + Four Big Municipal Parking Lots + Save Now During Mid-Winter Sales . • -i • + Your Algona Merchant Stands Back of What He Sells + Friendly and Courteous Clerks to Serve You + Plenty of Values to Suit Every Budget + Only 30 Minutes Away from Any Point in County THIS MESSAGE SPONSORED BY THESE PUBLIC • SPIRITED ALGONA MERCHANTS SEWING MACHINES APPLIANCES A TELEVISION North Iowa Appliance Center North Iowa Sewing Machine Co, Tom'i Radio & TV SPECIAL SERVICES Algona Advance Aigena Greenhouses Consolidated Co-op, Creameries North Central Public Service €9. Poft Transfer Co. The Smoke Shop Waldren'! Cafe FURNITURE — OFFICE SUPPLIES Bjustrom Furniture Co, Foster's Read's Furniture & Carpets, Inc PRY CLEANERS & LAUNDRY Marshall & Swift Cleaner* Modern Dry C leaner! DRUG STORES Honsbruch Drug Rusk Drug A Jewelry VARIETY STORES Bomgaars Ben Franklin Harrison's Variety JEWELRY Sharp'! Jewelry Wiltgen Jewelers / BUILDING Algona Plumbing A Heating Canon'! fpr Color Cowan Corp. Funk Plumbing A Hitting P. R. Ironf Heating A Plumbing Kelley Lumber g®. Laing Heating A Plumbing Miller Lumber CP Saiter's Pavis Paint Store Sherwin-Williams Color Center United Building Centers, Inc, FINANCIAL Home Federal Savings A Loan Ann, Iowa State Bank Th» Security State Bank INSURANCE Blossom Insurance Agency AUTOMOTIVE Behr Standard Service Deu'! Garage Jack's 0, K, Tire Service Kossuth Motor Co. Percival Motor! Taylor Motor Co. Viking Oil €0, FARM EQUIPMiNT Algona Flour A Feed Co. Joe Bradley Buscher Bros- Taylor Implement Co. Ernie Williams Algona Implement Algona MANUFACTURERS Universal Manufacturing Co. CLOTHING * SHOES The ChrUchilko! Store Christensen's Style Center Graham! Department Store Leuthold William! (Hub Clothier!) Kirk'! Shoe Store J. C- Penney Co, S A L Co, Sheakleys Shift! Brewnbilt Shoe Store lender'! HARDWARE Coait-to Coatt Store! Frederick Hardwire Store Gambles ENTERTAINMENT Aloona A Starjite Theatre!, Till Payl'!