The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 3, 1948 · Page 7
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 3, 1948
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• - 1 SECTION FEBRUARY Fire Truck >«"*--•- : ive Township! !To Get Reaction I ' fn respbhse to .thd wishes of ;seve^at farmer's within Harrison 1 , Eagle, V-'Grant, Swea and the ddrtH -half of Serteca townships, Jhe.Swea City* fife department •^enf-out' letters {his we\:k to leaf n -Mf,, enough farmers will subscribe to a rural fird truck. I According to the SWoa City Herald*' this action , resulted Men farmers within these toWm toips spoke Ho members of the Igpartment and' to the editor jfging the fire truck proposal, , Need' Fire Truck .^j.nt local'truck, while equip' Jed to handle city fires, canhot compare to a farm truck for effU ,tciency. The water tank on the r ( city ,truck holds'only half enough ,water and does not carry enough fire extinguishing chemicals. 1 Farmers around here feel their investments are not fully • protected with the present fire equipment and inflated prices. And, these same men' realize it will, take the cooperation of nearly all farmers within the. townships. Canvass by Postcard" *A postcard is being enclosed ,in the letters rural families will 'receive. They are asked to'filf jthem out and return them 'as Soon as possible so the depart- Jrnent can determine whether or |not to go ahead ^with the ven- | ur e. fa All the farmer must do is tell whether he wijl donate a reason*|Ble amount for a new truck and ftffen sign his name. That will jiot obligate him in any way, buf it will give the department here An indication of how many will support a new farm truck. |f- Cost of $8,000" J'iThc cost of a truck is high iftom $7,000 to $8,000, but some s have expressed the opinion the money can be raised without pinchine anyone. The jfire/ department asks that all postcards be filled out and returned with a minimum of delay. It is by these cards, only, that an estimate can be 1 made of how 'many will get behind this added insurance program. ,. Meet Your NEW NEIGHBORS Hospital Given \ ; The 'Manning General hosbifaf of Manning, Iowa,.and the Gener- i'al hospital-of Algo"ha*f Iowa; .are i jnew participating hospitals with fitheiBlue Cross Plan," if was announced ;this week by O. L. Smith. ( executive secretary of Associated Hospitals Service, Inc., of Sioux City. - ' •> 1 , Associated Hospitals 1 Service, \ Jnc., is the Blue Cross Plan serving northern and western Iowa; As participating hospitals they will-now provide the benefits of the Blue Cross contract ^the same as all other Blue Cross member , hospitals, Mr. Smith stated. There \are now 39 hospitals in northern £and western,Iowa that are participating Blue Cross'hospitals, he ,-^idded. > r - Jluy A Home < i r Whittemore: Theodore ,Keene ^purchased the-J. V, Elbert'estate ".home last week Saturday, and l!on Monday his son' Raymond |moved here with the family from '^mrnetsburg and,, took posses- ion, Raymond is employed by ,is father at the rnasonry trade, Long Studio Photo New neighbors presented today are Mr. and Mrs. J. K, Lytle. They have been in Algona since Jan. 1, coming from Logan, O. Mr. Lytle-is manager of the Algona branch of United Variety stores, formerly Cummings store, Mr. Lytle was born and raised at Logan, Ohio, He graduated from high school there and was employed eight years by the H. J. Green company. By them he was sent on assignments to stores they operated in eastern stated. JMr. Lytle was in pre-Pearl Harbor service and., was in the army" five years, being,discharged Aug. 9, 1945. Overseas he was in the* African campaigns. ' Mrs. Lytle is the former Martha Goctz of Logan, She was born at Lancaster, O. She and Mr. Lytle were married in 1947. Previous to her marriage she was secretary to Dr. P. J. Aufer- heid of Cleveland, Mr. and Mrs. Lytle are temporarily living at Godden's on So. Minnesota while the Goddens are on a trip. In common with 'many others they are looking for an apartment, and permanent home. " family will move to the H. Becke)? farm vacated by the Plunke'tts. Mr, Miller will be employed'by H. Becker, < _ h A. M. Lemkce has returned from Rochester and is now much improved, Play Contests At Whltteftiore Held Whillcmore! TWO plays wore given by the Whittc- moie high school players Tuesday evening atthe Academy hall in contest. A comedy, "The Old Gray Marc Ain't" was given by Beferly Shipler, Dorothy Quinn, A Farewell Parly For John lemnz Family, (rvi Iryington— The John Lenertz family have moved to a farm near St. Joe and the Lewis farm vacated by Lenertz will be 'farmed by the McChane family from Burt. A large group of neighbors a'nd 1 .,er.zarA^ ily ,Thursday /evemhgi, when'!' all gathered 'thefe for a farewell rfdf- ty.^ Evening was spent at 500' and •a fine lunch was served. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Scheppman went to Emmetsburg on Thursday, Jan. 28 where Mr. Schepp- mann attended the annual meeting of the F. F. A. for Emmetsburg, Kossuth, Palo Alto and Pocahontas counties. The meeting was held at the Kenmore hotel. - Mrs. Mary Larson of Roland visited at the R. Hansen home this week. Henry Scheppmann Jr. is suffering with a i badly dislocated shoulder. He fell when helping bale hay. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Schmidt yis- 4ts$ »^Syw^tviftHJSw5pbeppra{inn home-.-,»*;*•»*•.-jSi- ^ yf^^^sj;;- •' Bob PJuhkett and'family' have moved-to their farm'(near Maxwell, Iowa. The Ronald Miller AUNT HET 3Y ROPEHT QUILLEN Choose a 'Diamond. 11 shouhKbe of'a quality and ' color thai gives the maximum Ijfe and brilliancy; the set tings" should have style and the kind ; of workmanship that makes llicm distinctive^ All these"are yours in Kaynar '' KemembiJr that Valentine 1 Giossi 10 i&r'-v 4l v- Man tj«»o , ?&'• Lie yd Kramer, and Alvin Scl^mcling, a drama, "Jacob Comes Home" took first place and the cast included Ruth Bra^atz, Elaine Behnke, Jeanne WCmhold, Carrol Schmeling, and one-act , Eugene Maahs. Judges rated Carrol Schmcl- ing and Dorothy QuihJl, as the outstanding performers of the evening and gave honorable mention to Ruth Braatz and Beverly Shipler. Mrs. J. M, Fleming, James Geelan and Mrs. Edmund O'Brien were the judges. The winning play will compete at Emmetsburg February 16, against plays from Rodman, Emmetsburg and Estherville. FOR SALE Spotted 3.yr.-old saddle horse, gentle fdf clean and sound • : - ;? ;" Bay 2-yr.-old saddle eolt, green broke, Seveh-yi'i-bid . roan ^ony, wf. 906 IBs. " " Will Trade Or Buy Anything Wm. Durant - - Algona, la, WANT ADS BHINGS RESULTS ; IF irs MEWS, At ESTABLISHED 1925 .. New Furniture Purchased at Chicago Furniture Show % , • *j *• *'»'*,* Now Being, Uncrated Jand Placed on Our Sales Floor 1 i , * ' > ' ' 1 "** " fiJSt<V i- -ti ~«Hny.> 4.1 I i i F ' /v '<?>'.'•' LlVlr^S ROOM SU ITES-$119 UP '.':.\ \ ^ijc5* -jm "-'-;«*;- v ' <• % * ^"fv*^. '> **K S *• * t "fai "• -ti "• :- f I.*W jj - .1. .Jf^-V' '^Xn/^,^.%'^ From the lines of-several qtiali^y'ii/rtii;-' 1 ,'*''"'*' turc makers, we selected suites and single * » 4 pieces we knew • would meet with your ( enthusiastic approval. '' ; >' ThjS brand-new furniture has been, com- 4 "<• . ing in to' Bjustrom's during past weeks, and is now being placed on our floor. Our '. successful January Clearance ,has v provided mqeh extra room that is being taken"'. „ up by spanking new furniture! '—' T > i / -^ 1 In spite of all^you hear about risingV'*' ',* costs, you'll find most of this newly, puj>£ /, •'' chased furniture surprisingly low arid'' <*:-\ I reasonable, and within the reach of any-, \ body. As usual, Bjustrom's Easy Terms. : • make it possible for you to have the new ' things your home needs, and pay over a~period of time. ' ' Come in and visit these new selections! Ask to sec what is NEW! You'll like wjiat - ' we have for you—that's why we say: FEBRUARY IS FURNITURE MONTH AT,' BJUSTROM'S! >>i , "Wj 't_ ?.vi;» ,'Amn i n i '• •• •• v BEDROOM SUITES $149,50 UP y's 1 '£ i*& '-^ r>-A; ti f". v.\

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