The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 10, 1948 · Page 22
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Upper Dei Molnes Tudiday, February Id, • ..,», Teachers Guests Of Ledyard Club At Meeting, 4th Ledyard—The Modernette met Wednesday evening at ,thfc home of Mrs. Reuben Leitter With the teachers of the Ledyard school as gUests. A dessert luncheon Was served at a table beautifully decorated with valentine decorations, nut cups and favors. Roll call was answered by members and guests telling of club I places of interest in Iowa. YOU'LL NEED climbers, cafety belt and strap, special tools. We'll trach you how tq put them on, how to "step", hc-.v to brace yourself to keep from falling . .. and when you get to the top, how to hoist a cross arm into place, bolt it on, anchor a cable, transpose a wire. A score of skills like these are second nature to more than 5,500 well-trained, well-paid' plant men who maintain existing equipment and build new lines to meet urgent nc:d fcr local and long distance service. NOF.TTH&'tfES'H'lEilBt! BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY Serving Iowa, 'AInhosota, Nebraska, North Dolola, and South Dakota Constant research, precision equipment, skilled work- e ra , lon&~ruri£c planning — all to bring you the best telephone service in the world at the lowest cost* Mrs. Kenneth Busch gave a very interesting talk oh music appreciation basln'g it oft and il lustrating it With the record of Paul Robson singing, '.The Ballad of America". The husbands of the Modern- ette members met at the Kenneth Busch home-the same evening and enjoyed an evening of cards. Lunch was served by the 1 host. Mr. and-Mrs. Max Nit2 and Maxine visited at the Mr. and Mrs. Howard Nitz home at 'fis,- therville last week Sunday. .„ Mr. and Mrs. Reinhold Busch ofx Ringsted and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Busch and children were dinner guests'last Sunday at the Alfred Lloyd home. Mr. and Mrs* George Thomp son, Ledyard, and Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Zwelfel of Corwlth were guests last Sunday at the home of Lottie and Jennie Mason in Lu Verne. >Mr. and Mrs- Tice Bi'ack returned Tuesday • from Avoca where they had visited several days at the home of their daughter and family, the Walter Millers. Mr. and Mrs. Reinhold Busch of Ringsted and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Valvick .were dinner guests'Fri* day evening at the Kenneth Busch home. A union firstf Lenten service and World Day'pf Prayer service will be held at the E. & R. church Wednesday evening, Feb.-11 at 8 p. m. Rev. LaBue will bring the message. . Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dutton • accompanied Mr.. and . Mrs. Otto Richter and Mrs.. Herman Richter of Elmore to Forest City last Tuesdav\to attend 'the funeral of an uncle" Clarence' Montgomery. Funeral services were held in the Methodist church iri Forest City. Mrs. Harold Herzog 'entertained 6 friends at her home Wednesday afternoon in'honor of her birthday. Sewing furnished entertainment and a delicious lunch was served. The W. S. C, S. will meet Friday, Feb. 13, instead' of on Thursday, at the church. The program will be in observance of the World Day of Prayer. Mrs. Glenn Burrows, Mrs. Carl Burrows and Mrs. Elvin Carpenter are the hostesses. Ed Thuves Honored Edward Thavcs of Algona, salesman 'in the R. L. Bailey of Mason City agency of the Bankers Life company ,of Des Moines, has won nationwide recognition as a member of the $200,000 honor volume club for 1947 as a result of his, production record last year. Speaks At Rotary City, Supt. C. ".U. 'Pollard was speaker at the noon luncheon of the Rotary club Monday. He spoke on his recent vacation trip to Arizona, devoting 'most of the time to "the Navajo Indians. Mr. Pollard spoke on the r.amc subject i last Thursday noon before the Kiwanis. clj^b, .of wjhjqh he. is a member. '• .' '' 24 bottle case *1£S ' (plus deposit) JOITIEO UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE COCA-COtA COMPANY M * • • MINERAL SPRINGS BQTTIIN9 CO., HUMBQLDT, IOWA / 1 O 1?4?. Thf'C^a-Colv Coinpany "' J-VV '<• 60 At tentl Bode Shower, Feb.;5 Bode— Sixty ladies ftiteftded a post nuptial shower Thursday Afternoon in, the church fcarlofs fdf Mi-s. Kettrieth Abens, the lormef Colleeh. Olson, a recent- bride. A program was arranged for the fif- ternoorv 1 under the .directibft , of Mrs. Dewey Morse, Which-ihtllltd- cd two vocal solos by Mrs. SeVe"r» in Arne, accompanied, by ' Mrs\ Lawrence Abens, and a humdroUS skit put on by several •ladies.* The bride received many hide* 'artd useful gifts and at the conclusion of a social afternoon refreshments were served. Ex-Resident Weds ' Word has been received of the marViage of Miss Dorothy Demory, daughter of .Mrs. Wilbur Reed, to Don Tpr'gersoh, • son of Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Torgerson ,of Qsage, former Bode residents. The marriage occurred in Faribault, Minn., January 3. Both are gfadu'- atps of the Bode high school, and Don served in World War II as staff sergeant in the south Pacific. The couple will live '.on the Torgerson farm w s here Don. will assist his father with farm work. »V**F , Mr, -^ Mki'tiur!6| df oVfe to Lflirt&ftl, Ff Idas 1 ! They f e Leave For West Coast - ^ Mr. and Mrs. Harold Skaugstad left lor the west coast where they will make several stops enfoute to California. They will make an extended stay at the home of their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Skaugstad and family, and also make the acquaintance of a new granddaughter. Mr. and Mrs. Manyard Satern were Sunday dinner guestsV;-ift Hardy at the home of Mrs. Satern's brother-in-law and sistei' Mr. and Mrs. Ronald May. 'Russell Tjossen has left for Fort Worth. Texas, after a month's vacation here with his parents.. V Luther college students .home between semesters at Decorah are Audrey Hanson. William Olson and Dannie Jordahl. ^ spent ^unday. evfeftlhg wlih> the Harold RdodsanGow'stTfheir two glrlfe Glefida artd'Rtlth».Who had spent the weekend Jrt Dows,. r6* tuffted hame Vlth.tfieM. / ' • Calelrd at the W, N, Chatttland Sr. home were Mr ( ftnd Mcs>, Walter W^Heefi.and Mr. and Mrs, Joe Kaye, all of De^ew, loWa/ Mr. and Mrs, Albert Kinseih 6t Corwith wefe oallefs at' the' Leio Kinseth home ThufScTay. A girl was born Friday; Jan. 30 in Luteran hospital, Fort Dodge, to Mr. and Mrs. Ofem Olson. Mr. and Mrs\ Burton 'Rood returned Monday morning from a trip to Lamoni. They spent a few days at the home of Mr. Rood's parents Mr. and Mrs, B. H. Barnes. ' The girls Ruth and Qlehda spent the weekend at the Harold Rdod home in Dows. LOCALS Mr. and Mrs. Harold Cowan left Algoha last week fof a month's winter vacation. From here they drove to New Mexico where they picked Up Dr. Dwight Andrews and Mrs. Andrews and Laudetdale, Mav^alklnl'- Jive's ,herfe' fltt. flAl',&f th Mf.> Cowan', said k tHe> wefi tifeh fh fteJtfts aha ejected; to, arrive 61 Foft Latfderddle Idd& ,• - • , W,< J. fic5u*nfe, Phd&nix, Irt ,lettef received ,hefe recently said 'that Mr. fcftd Mfs, Ddfi Efi Strom had visited the BoUrftdS t week' before ahd 'Sates Stbtt Was then' yisiting them, ahd wauld $e> hiain this we'ek. \ Mafoid DairtS, Milwaukee *ia< tion agent at Hob'artori, left Monday bti a mbftth's .vacatio'n,, ' He will Visit felatfve,s;in Idaho aftd California. The, relief agent- Is John Millard frbhi Masdfi Cft?, He is 1 temporarily staying! authe depot, , "^ , "Dorothy Young began work laai week as clerk in ' the 'Johris6ri store/ iahe recently returned froni Fairbanks, , Alaska, where she worked for more than a year. -Mr; and Mrs 4 Charles Bonovis of ,'Iown Falls were weekend guests at 'the Mr. t and Mrs. Lewis Gilbride and Theodore Trunnelle homes. Charles Bonovia is a "depot agent fof the • Illinois ' Central railroad. ' . Phil Kohlhaas went io Washington to visit his son Vernon and family. He went to Des Moin- Another Load of Norton's Coal on Its Way! • Runs Like New Engine * • H^s been completely torn down and rebuilt to our exacting specifications parts replaced with New Gen- Ford Parts ^ONE-DAY SERVICE—In at 8:dO A. M.—Out at 6:00 P. M. ' i' Service share, '1, For your livestock and "your- dairy and^poultry products, soybeans, cottonseeti, etc...". you ranchers and farmers of America received in 1947,almost thirty .billion dollars, a new high. Out of that amount, $1,782,472^718 came to you from Swift.•&- Company in^ payment for the products you sold to us. Of every dollar that we took in from the sale of our products, we paid to you an average of 79.3fi for your products.-. i Together we are doing a big, vital job of helping feed millions of families in America and in many/ foreign lands. Neither of us can do that job without the qtlier. Since we are in this together and. dependent upon each' other, we feel that you have an interest in knowing how we have handled our end of this "joint operation." This page is our way of telling you. It shows you how we handled!' in' 1947, our business of' processing and marketing. It shows how much money we took in, where it- went to, and what services we performed to earn/ our Iji profit per dollar of sales v HOW SWIFT'S DOLLAR WAS DIVIDED •Z2&A 79.3 Cents to Producers—Swift & Company, during 1947, returned to millions of producers of agricultural products an average of 79.3 cents out of each dollar received from sales. We provide a daily cash market for your livestock, dairy, poultry and other products. 9.7 Cents to Employes—Iri 1947, Swift's 73,000 employes earned $217,072,169' in wages and salaries, or uu average »t' 9,7 cnn.U out'of each dollar of Swift sales. It takes many skilled people to process livestock and other raw agri- cultural'products into Swift's quality foods. 3.8 Cents for Supplies - Lasl year, out: nf onch dollar of sales, Swift spent an average of. S.S cents, or a total of ' $86,005,885, on supplied of all kinds- mountains of salt af\d sugar; trainloada' ; '' of boxes, barrels, other ^containers; . miles of twine, tons of paper; fuel, electricity, etc. 1.8 Cents for Transportation—Swift's transportation bill was $41,053,244 in 1947, or an average of 1.8 cenU of each sales dollar. Approximately ^3.of the livestock is produced west of the MIST sisaippi River, ;';) of the meat is eaten east of it. Swift service bridges thin average l,000-«iile gap between Ajher- ica's producers and consumers. r 1,3 Cent* for Tqxt»^Oi5r total tax bill in 1947 was $25,915,898. This syer- aged 1.3 c-|nts out of each dollar Swift received, for the products it sold. In addition to federal taxes, Swift & Company paid taxes during 1947 in each of the 48 slates, and in hundreds of municipalities where the company owns plants or other property. > Where the Dollar Went— fWPlWS 3.M TAXES 1.3* TtANJPOKTATION l,lt OTHM IXPIN5ES 3,1 Cont? for Other Exp*nj«»—Among', ', other necessary business posts are de- V-p preciation, interest, employe benefits,""/,• sales promotion, rent, research, inem>, V(V ance, development of flew*products, ' . advertising, stationery, postage, teje- phone, telegraph, passenger travel, etc,, These necessary expenses took an avers' age of 3.1 cents of each 'sales ' " \ Cent at (orningi—The Company's 1947 net earnings" were $22,334,977, after provision of $12,000,000 ft* high post additions to fixed assets. This represents an average of only 1 cent of each sales dollar. Swift & Company || owned by 64,000 stockholders, whose savings provide the money for capital, plants, equipment, tools and raw BJB,- teriala. QJt the net earnings, the stockholders received $12,436,612 w $v.ir dends. The balance has been .kept the company as a reaerve for needs of the business. Here is a gutefc "picture ' of how Swift's average sales dollar j was divided in }947. Smallest ajice is Swift & Company's net -f i earnings for many essentiftj seryjcjaa in the p/ocegsjnf — J "*~ . n^ of the ijgriguJtujrai products you, j«o4w,ce. It aver' of a peijt a o^ o» ' How We EARN Our In addition to providing a market for livestock, and many other agricultural prodycts, Swift performs many essential services for producers and consumers. Most people,can't go to farms to buy their meat—• neither can retail dealers. Swift brings the meat to them. We have been doing this big', necessary job for 62 years, efficiently and.economically. . - " .Here are the services Swift & Company performs to earn its small profit: 1) We buy livestock and many other products that farmers and ranchers rajse; then process and distribute them. 2) We process,'brand, and perform all tho maiiy necessary operations to prepare our products for market and consumption, 3) We utilize-all'by-products. Every part that can« be used is processed and sold iri various forms. The income from this source increases thp price of livestock to producers, decreases the cost of meat to consumers, 4) Otir research finds new uses and new markets for farmers' and ranchers* products. 5) Our Martha Logan experimental kitchens test foods under home conditions, BO that Swift prod* '-ucts may give consumers the greatest possible satisfaction and value per dollar. ' v i 6) We pay transportation cljarges^on our finished products, delivering them to dealers in all parts of the United States. This makes a broad, nationwide market instead of a limited local market for the products of livestock producers. 7) 'We provide employment and a livelihood—good wages, good working conditions and security --for 73,000 people who work for Swift & Company, Our earnings for all this were one cent on each dollar of sales. ! Conservation i of Qur Land Resources H, Hi Kijdee, Dean of Agriculture • . Jowa State Cojjege T „,-,.„ recent years we haVe become increasingly .CQUSCJOUS pf the importance of conserving our land resources. Accordingly, we.ihave initiate conserya* 'tion programs and practices which are epunrj aijd .iogicalv awch pigtioR w«8 ao<J is wgentty ' " ,a\ow$ foy tHe current generatioi^, JtiJW'SS 8,,, „ Tr ^ c ,„ F^ . to gerteratipos yet unborn,, As Q^e r§siiit. of tb,e pri gr^ms 'adopted, mucb, Ja.p4 (wpiph^pecftqse 'of its 'charftcter and slope was being des^yea b» erosion) ba,s been ^oie^i feick tegr^s.. TJ}a§, r f^ ^ prograjn'Pf come|.Y!WJg Q»? m ' • '' •' "' sale in sgjwug less 9! p%t fpoj,, 1 pjtoti fppd elemenJa W %,'gpjt » ,v, - — .v^^^'i ^v^-

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