The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 23, 1948 · Page 12
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 12

Publication:
Location:
Algona, Iowa
Issue Date:
Tuesday, March 23, 1948
Page:
Page 12
Start Free Trial
Cancel

4-Alflona Upper Des Math** Tuesday, Morch 23, 1948. -V ' . ' • ' Truth & Consequences On .Program At Lone Rock ', Lone Rock' -^ The Lone Rock Comrrtunity club held its monthly mcetigg TJVut'sday evening at the LoneTtbclrschool, beginning at 7:15. • Discussion was held concerning the Lone Rock baseball team for the following summer. It wds dccfd^fl' lo ^have a team \\iith A. A. MCr'uegei' as the temporary manager. .Further discussion will be held at the baseball meeting held after the county meeting is, heltl. The meeting was cut, short due to _lhe Truth and Consequence program* and basket social that was held afterwards,, this beginning at 8:15. The president of the Community club. Jesse M. Blanchard Jr. opened the program with a talk;o.n the .purpose of the Communit^ club and .the. activities that are'planned for the community. E. M. Jensen then took over as Ralph .Edwards on the Truth and • Consequence program. The twelve contestants from the town and country were called forward to take their places on the stage. Those taking the side of the country were Ben Schmidt, Mrs. Mcrwin Marlow, J. M. Anderson, Mrs. Ralph Bierstodt, Dell Marlow, Mrs. Alfred Schadendorf; for the town side were: A. A. Krueger, Don Marlow. Miss Pat Heyer, Mrs. Erich Seegebarth, Harlan Blanchard, Mrs. Art Priebe. As none of the contestants, except maybe a couple, told the exact truth they paid the following conseqvtences: Ben Schmidt sang the "Too Fat Polka" in the true Arthur Godfrey fashion: A. A. Krueger sang the "Four Leaf Clover" and all the women swooned: Mrs. Merwin Marlow and Don Marlow thoroughly enjoyed a contest trying to see who could get to a marshmallow tied in the middle of a piece of string, by chewing the string with their mouths. After quite a tussle they ended in what you might say was a tie, with the country team enjoying the eating of the marshmallow; J. M. Anderson and Miss Pat Heyer wore rivals in the battle of the breaking of the three balloons the fastest. Of course each contestant had a little help and snitched once or twice but Mr. Anderson succeeded in beating Miss Heyer to the punch. Mrs. Erich Seegebarth was called upon Solve HEATING Colonial's New ALL-FUEL FURNACE A complete and economical forced air system that can be easily converted from coal to gas or oil. BURN COAL NOW and change to GAS or OIL later if you wish. LAING & MUCKEY Phone 464 North Dodge 'GREEI1 COLOniflL FURRflCE SERVICE to give her version of Zelda Scott singing San Antone. Mrs. Ralph Bierstedt had a choice of showing the latest dance steps, with Ben Schmidt by popular demand; or giving a short talk on Chickens. For some Unknown reason she chose the latter and really made it short. The next contestant was rather a novelty as he was missing a few molars and bicuspids. That's right it was Harlan, better known as "Duck" Blanchard. Mr. Jensen thought he looked rather hungry after being not able to eat for a while so he gave him a nice, big, juicy, red apple to munch on for the audience. He and Dell Marlow were-supposed to see who finished first, as Dell was given a bottle;of pop with a straw, which'he was to drink-in 30 seconds. Duck apparently had help from the town team, by all the mouths that were moving at one time, except of course.poor 'Toothless'. Mrs. Priebe and Mrs. Schadendorf were called upon to lead the audience in the singing of God Bless America, which concluded the program. Mrs. W. G. Flaig accompanied the singers on the piano. Shortly after the finish the votes by the three judges who were: J. F. Quinn, Lawrence Newbrough, and of course the official applause meter, which by the way turned out to be the old school clock, the votes were totaled and it was decided that it ended in a tie, with each of the contestants receiving a gift. Immediately following the program the baskets were auctioned with Fred Flaig as the auctioneer and Angus Cotton as clerk with E. M. Jensen as helper. There were many baskets there and hll ' of them very lovely and original. The first prize that went to the grade school girl, under the 9th grade, was won by Miss Marlcne Anderson, which was purchased for $5i First prize in the single and high school girl's class was given to Miss Kathryn Willrett and was purchased for $2.50. The first prize was tied in the married women's class so went to two ladies, Mrs. H. A. Holmgren whose basket sold for l?5 and Mrs. Ronald Christensori whose basket was sold for $5.50. A total of $126 was taken in in all, which will be used for community projects. The evening ended a grand success with a capacity crowd of around 200 present. Visit Fort Dodge Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Krueger, Mrs. E. A. Lee, Susan Montgomery, Mrs. Erich Seegebarth spent Wednesday in Fort Dodge where Mrs. Seegebarth met her girl friend, Mrs. D. D. Larson, and enjoyed a visit .with her. Visii Tractor Plant E. A. Lee and Jack Gaffney left Tuesday morning to go to Springfield, 111., where they planned to go through the Allis-Chalmers plant and proving ground for a few days. Mr. and Mrs. Karl Ewoldt, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Marlow spent Tuesday evening at the George Kissmer home at Burt. "Mr. and Mrs. Joe Culbertson spent Tuesday evening at the Glenn Teeter home near Burt. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Isaacson of Boone left Friday for home after visiting a' week at the home of his sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Justin Anderson. They were all Thursday dinner guests at the home of a" nephew Mr. and Mrs. Ray Westling at Burt. This finest quality vacuum cleaner wltli full set of ten uttuch- ments nu\v reduced to J79.95, formerly the price of tlie cleaner alone. A great bargain you won't wanttomiss. Attachments for dcmoth- Inc, pojjshinij, spraying, and a variety of home cleaning needs. Don't delay, sec this sensational bargain today. GOOD FOR UMitED TIME ONi-Y ELECTRIC APPUANCIS >$ervjce.Behind ;fvery Sale" Phone 1075 Algonqja. ere igurm Ci ,«^ » • s &N A ear to Us . . ona and the Algona Trade X t ' Area During 1948 This community, just like the nation as a whole, can i build a lot of new homes, absorb a lot of goods and in turn, is called on to produce all it can. For our part, we'd;like^to see upwards of 15-20 new " homes built in Algona this Spring. We hope to be;of service , .•*'•- / »* •_ , • *_• ' * 'K to af least 50 home builders this coming-season. / ' , '. -t _, Look to Us t , afe Inviesfsn i Interest rates VareJow at^bfesent—there you have an im-> ; ! ' ""v s t*~ /*V' ' , portant saving factor;^?Mortgdge payment terms are Vecy.;,/ 1 * J i •-V'^'M^'^v fc***!*^' , f',',-1 eaiy. Home-buildirigi^aterials of good quality are, back with us again, and^arelagain available .in quantity. •.''/ ' " f lf ,iV.s ' ,>'. , The Algona Fe ( def&jlSavings & Loan Association pledges •» V t\ i V-j?^- , .. J its every facility to^helpjmore of our gpod citizens become ' ' to Us . * or G. I. Loans! Look to Us . ... For F. H. A/Loans! •f < home owners, either through purchase or building. v ' , ' And we will continue to be a place where investors may place their savings 'with the assurance of liberal earnings and complete security. v A Home-Town Institution Serving Our . . ••:'•. . . ."<•<. .° • ' • Home-Tbwn Community 'HOME-OWNED HOMES MAKES THE COMMUNITY" -' • « f Algona Federal ^^n*"^ * A \, _. ^ r<» r i t Savings & Loan Asi)ciation 206 EAST STATE i ,' 4 I ,J," .i'f'-? 1- ^.^ «, A . -, y r;>sf v vkjij v»"JriXf '«,"*» f•.-*— r*; , <t> ^ , .j- « •;,,- •-' -' yMrv4V^¥^\f' -• • ~5,'r~:f '- r ? ' /; ' , ... A- «, ^W "•> !«j.r'. > fj/,tt«.*i. ».-*=<.>!x^.sf*^^,,v-;-7,i «• ' -* ! -,, j •i~"*'>v, iV/r- i .«.' iViii 'i ( -*s4- •"^^^^v,:*ti^Ms^^m^»^ •,-»*»« l K,«i'»ijfinp t ,' V 4' "•• l^L-d.' :sf:

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free