The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 5, 1942 · Page 8
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 5, 1942
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- ^ u»f ji-sitf 1 '<>"> * *'•*•'• ' r ' *" * ,' """" -*>" s, fV ? .'''^V^y- -"H/.-; '' ' ..' i"-""" ' -',»,'':!,/, SII-IH iiJftjti. •• •„> i , .• " •'. "",/•' ' l( i' ; ','' •""'* ' ' M .. i* tin«." . ft*. Tt.i. fr ft i, «., ^2,' .1 i \. i 1 ' ti j ** »v* i * ... . .^ .. , n . ;, -ji , '* ,-.. m« Aigom pjgtW'jsL^Mti^a''. ft** Eftr'A.'^ OPPORTDHffy FOR YOUTH TO LEARN GOOD TOADE With the close of the school year only a few weeks away, young men who are finishing school or still enrolled in high school will be soekinq •opportunities to rdnder patriotic . (service. To the young men between age of seventeen and twenty-four still outside the draft age and with hiechaninal interests and abilities there exists a very definite opening to help the government in the present emergency. At Milford, Iowa, nearby town, the' United States has provided training in six types of work experience and related training—Machine Shops, Sheet Metal, Auto Mechanics. Welding, Wood Working and Radio. Youths must be age 17 but not more than 24 years old, single and not attending school, They must be citizens of the United States and physically and mentally qualified to accept employment in war industries. Previous experience is not required. The wage paid Is $30 per month for 160 hours per month lof which 80 hours is spent at productive work and 80 hours at related training. Approximately $19.50 is deducted from this amount to cover subsistence—meals, lodging, emergency medical and dental care etc. Young men interested should contact their nearest United State Employment Office at once in order to Insure their enrollment in this worthwhile and patriotic training Band Mothers Club at Whittemore Organized The school band at Vi'hlttemore, having 42 members, will have 1 sponsor with the organization of n band mothers' club. Mrs. Wm. Rusch Is president. The first activity .of the Club is an amateur contest to be held at Academy ha'l on May 24th. Weather Past Year Breaks 118Tr. Record With the temperature in March being above normal all of the past eleven months also showing .above normal a record for 118 years 'has been broken. According to weath-; er records this is the first year since 1824 that all of any twelve months has been above the normal mark for all of the state, says Weatherman Harry :Ndlte. The weather for the past week recorded: Tuesday, April 28 76 Wednesday, April 29 82 Thursday, April 30 80 Friday, May 1 :72 Saturday, May 2 :50 Sunday, May 3 , 48 Monday, May 4 .53 LOCALS Andrew Monlux spent the week end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs D. D. Monlux. Andrew is a stud- Bnt at Iowa State College, Ames ', Mr. and Mrs. Willard Zeigler and the former's sister, Myrna, left Monday for St. Louis, where they will visit another sister and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Ganes. jMrs. Ganes is the former Alice Zoigler. , Read The Want Ads--It Pays. Schmidt's Sunny side Boat Lino On west side of Lost Island New Boats, Baits Lunches Day and Night Service Phone Y-20 Ruthven, la. Pat He&arty of Algona 18* Two Lone Rock Cars In Collision Thursday (During a heavy rainstorm last Thursday with the visibility very; poor the Chevrolet driven by Orrie, Behrends of 'Lone Rock and going] west collided with the Plymouth driven by Louis H. Reilly, also of Lone Rock going east. The cars! were quite badly damaged and are both In a Burt garage for repairs. The accident happened three miles west and a half mile north of Burt. SOCIETY LJuiijJkil* YOUR COUNTY A4ENT £ SECOND IOWA FARM SCHOOL WH..L BE HELD The second Iowa Farm Youth school to be held at Iowa State .College is scheduled for the period of July 15 to August 22. ,. ;'. One hundred Iowa 4-H club members, one from each county, will be offered the opportunity of participating in this six weeks course. Approximately half of the counties sen-d'boys as delegates and the other half will send girls. This year Kossuth county is entitled to send a 4-H boy who is '•<=, high school graduate,, 17 years olr .or over and having three years' clut experience. This scholarship li valued at $40 to the delegate selected. Fouri-H boys who can qualify may receive application blanks from Fay J. ^Meade, county club agent. •Selection .of a delegate will be made by the first of June. URGE HOMEMAKERS TO STRETCH SUGAR IN CANNING •"Stretch -your sugar in canning" is the advice Miss Alma Schultz. 'home demonstration agent, gives Kossuth county homemakers. .Even though the government is encouraging families to preserve till possible home raised food and at the same time is restricting the amount of sugar they can use, there is no reason- why this year's canning program cannot go on much the! same as before. in the first place, the home agent reports, the govern'ment intends 16 ration some sugar, although no one knows how much, especialy for canning purposes. Therefore, homemakers should plan to make full use of their canning ration during the canning season and not depend on sugar availability during the winter months. Secondly, Miss Schultz suggests that families try to develop a taste for food not so sweet. Many Americana have come to adopt a "sweet tooth" habit that Is not necessary. Thirdly, she continues, homemakers can use ingenuity in the use of materials on hand. Suggestions Miss Schultz gives to stretch available sugar in canning includes using more fruit this year for-plain canning or for bottled juice, and less for jelly, jam, preserves and the other sweet spreads that take much sugar. It Is also pi^sible to can fruit with no sugar at all or with just a little and to sweeten It later when .served, she continues. Similarly, fruit juice can be made with'.little or no sugar. Sometimes an excellent blend can be made by mixing the juice from a sweet fruit with the juice from a tart fruit ami putting them up together. Rhubarb and sweet cherry juice, currant and apple juice, mulberry and apple and elderberries and grapes are delicious mixtures. : gVWfiS PotftM 1 ? tM s«irtne e6ncehtfate8 contain all of the fart* telns,' minerals and vitamins ftee- essary for correctly balanced diet, with you? hotne grdwn grain*. Paul* tr4 concentrates, 37% protein, $4.35. Swine concentrates, 41% protein, $5.60. Egg Mash, l3.0d.-Swlft & Co., Algdna, Iowa. ?*tf PHONOGRAPH -.he new releases. Needles—alburiis. -Kossuth Radio & Electric, Algona, 9-tt The Atgoha Upper Des Molnes Authorized Smith-Corona and Underwood Dealer Allen Adding Machines 3-tf IF YOU NEED a rubber stamp for any purposs, you <ian order them at The Algona Upper pen 'Molnefl. 506 and up. 18*-tf SEE MB FOR Real Bargains It terms, loans, drainage surveying and estimates on tile.—Phil J. Kohl- naas, phone 22, Algona. 16-tf Exchange Dept. Basement , Good Used Furniture Dining room'—Living room suites Breakfast sets,' Buffets, Radios f ile Addin Typewrite* Carbon fatter raflr Scotch tap* Statements Olasp envelopes ,. ' Index. cards Sates books Legal fortna , • Typewrite* 'paper Second sheets Copy sheets Ink pads, atartipa / Stamp pad ink Printing At The Algona Upper Des Mo I ties, 9 North Dodge. 26-tl WITH THE PRIMARIES NEAR, at hand, I wish to say again that i am the candidate for nomination to the office of supervisor, fflrst District, Kossuth County, subject to the Republican Vote. Your sup- will be jappreclated. CITY FINANCIAL REPORT W. S. C. S. Meets— The Woman's Society of Christian Service of the Methodist church will meet Thursday at the church for a one o'9lock luncheon. Idle Hour Club— The Idle Hour dub will meet on Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. W. E. McDonald. A one o'clock luncheon will be followed by an afternoon of bridge at three tables. P. E. O. to MeetH The regular meeting of chapter BW of P. E. a will be held Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. J. C. Mawdsley. Mrs. Harry Burns will be in charge of the program with the subject, "The Sarah Porter Beckwith Home" and the "P. E. O. Library." Magnolia Blossoms A magnolia tree, rarely found in' this part of the country, is in bloom on the V. G. Brownell place in Eldora. The tree which is over five feet high has ten large flowers in full bloom, witih several other buds about to open. Mr. Brownell states that the buds are formed on the tree -in the fall of the year. Another magnolia tree is located in Eldora at the C. W. Haase home. Started Baby Chick SALE 4 weeks old $15.90 per 100 3 weeks old $14.90 per 100 2 weeks old $13.90 per 100 Week old $11.90 per 100 A large assortment in all breeds. Strong, healthy chicks' Pullorum tested. Hamilton Hatcheries Bancroft—Titonka /www FROM THE TWENTY YEARS AGO The Hagg Post of the American Legion was daopting the Boy Scout _ movement in Algona and was plan-j ning to affiliate It with the national movement. There were at the time 42 scouts In Algona. * * * Lloyd Phillips and Ida Miller were married at the Methodist parsonage, thus surprising their many friends. ». * * City Superintendent Kelly and Frank Kohlhaas attended a short course at Ames In the radio school held by the college. It was thought that Mr. Kelly might actually get a radio fior his own use. * * * The light rate was lowered in Algona from-13 cents .per kilowatt for the first 30 kilowatts to 11 cents. The municpal plant* of which Algona was proud, was valued at $150,000, one of the finest in the state and it was all paid for. * * * Three ladies were running for nomination to county offices. They were Blanche Grose for republican treasurer; Elizabeth J. Resseguie for democratic recorder, and Mrs. Susie EngJer for republican record- er. * * » Miss Nornia ftuenhold had announced her marriage to Ira L. Iverson of Clinton which had occurred a few weeks before. TEN YEARS AGO A voluntary wage cut of five to ten per cent went into effect May 1 tor all employees of the city of Algona with the exception of Street Commissioner Lashbrook, whose salary was already at a-minimum. The mayor's salary was cut $35.00, councilmen were paid ninety cents a meeting Instead of a dollar and all extra help was paid five cents an hour less. The savings amounted to $1800 per year. * * * ^ Ensign and Mrs. Mell A. Peterson were the parents of a- baby boy born In San Francisco, Calif. * * • Dr. I/. W. Fox had been elected president iof North Central Iowa Association of Veterinarians. * * * Marion Arndorfcr of St. Benedict was the winner of the county spelling match and Aria Bakken of Hobarton won second place. FINANCIAL HEPOHT OF THE CITY OF ALGONA, IOWA FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING MARCH 31, 1942. (From April 1, 1941, to March 31, 1942) RECEIPTS County Tax: ; General Government $ 17,163.67 Independent Divis; ions '.. 18,356.29 Other Receipts 1.769.4& tionery —Elections Audits Other Expense 702.44 106.50 265.01 30.00 Total ._ $ 2,402.28 Protection of Life and Property: Police, Department .$ 5,686.64 Fire Department .__• 2,224.95 .'•- s ' ' ' • ?'.>V >'• lassiflJ charge 2Bc for 13 words or less. Cash rate, 2c per , paid in advance. For Sale FOR SALE—Mukden soy beans, 90-94 test. Priced reasonable. One mile east St. [Benedict.—John J. Arend. 18* FOR SALE—Registered Milking Strain Shorthorn bull, 2 years old. W. R. Smith, Algonat Rhone 10F31. 18* IFOR SALE—Oak gravel box!, rocker arm, 3x3. 32x6 dual chains. .Edwin Lee, Corwith. 18* FOR SALE—1934 Master Chev. 4-door, 53000. Tires fair. Heater, radio. Reason enlistment by May 30—John Jolink, Burt, Iowa. 18* (FOR SALE—1 yr. old Chesapeake male dog. Inquire Ben Ingebritson, Dau Garage, Algona. 18 FOR SALE— Seed Corn. Few bushels left at reduced prices. Indiana No. 425 and Early Iowa Lancaster.—A. C. Carlisle, Whittemore. 18* FOR SALE—Moews & Lowe, eith- jr yellow or white seed corn and also some silo corn.—Andrew M. Gifts for M Give Lasting Gifts to Mother on Her Day We Still Have a Wide Selection of Toasters, Irons, Coffee Makers, Waffle Irons, Mixers, Roasters and Clocks Gifts that reflect their Gvers Come in and see our display of these practical gifts. Gifts she will use, admire and remember. Let us help you select a Mother's Day Gift from $1.25 to $40.00. Pratt Electric Co. Iowa Phone 170 Hansen, dealer, 439 N. Williams. 16-tf ON HAND—Thousands of Baby and Started Chicks every day.— Thompson Hatchery, Elmore, Minn. 10-13*-24 FOR SALE—Just arrived four new Nichols-Sheppard Reel River Special Thresher machines. Get your order in for new Oliver Corn Pickers. Our carload will all -be gone 'by May 15.—Oscar H. Larson, Blue Earth, Minn. 17-18-19* iFOR SALE—We have a few extra bu. of Mullins seed corn, both flat and rounds, also 939 and Hybrid Ensilage corn.—W. C. Taylor, at Algona Flour and Feed Store. 17-18* iFOR SALE—1938 Chevrolet deluxe 2-door sedan. Priced to sell. —Casey Loss. 17-tf FOR SALE—Mukden soy beans and 939 Hybrid seed corn.—Carl Hutchins, Algona. 17-18* FOR SALE—1938 Ford two door. Gas heater, Philco radio, four good tires, seat covers, finish and upholstery like new.—B. H. Sudmeier, Bancroft. n-13* FOR SALE—Special Sale 10 Day Old Rocks, Reds, Wyandottes, Austra-Whites, Giants, Leg-Rocks, Min- orcas, White, Buff and Brown Leghorns. Get your house ready now and get them at uargain prices. Guaranteed strong ..and healthy.— Hamilton Hatcheries, Bancroft and Titonka, la. 17-tf Wanted WANTED—Want to buy giood used pianos. State lowest price.— Allen Piano Shop, 'Box 464, Fort Dodge, Iowa. 18 WANTED—Mamed man with tractor experience to"help on farm. Separate house.—C. J. Cram, Corwith. 18* WANTED-nGBNERAL WELDING, lawn mower shapening, at Viking Station, Sexton. See D. J. Goedera. 18-21* For Bent OFFICE ROOM: FOR RENT— Heated room over Kleinpeter Food Store. See June Corey at Upper Des Molnes office. . 44-tf Miscellaneous 97% INABILITY! Actu*Uy 9.7 oat oi «TW)r 10 eWck» tliT* cud faulty «t 8 w««k.l Th«i'i tb* Ufa florj oi not* titan 100,000 d»y-oJdSwltt'«B«by Chick*. ?l4c« and <»4» today with youiowMt Swift Httphviy. Swift's Baby GMcfc • •«' • i.i* "~ r r?~~f"'T< ~ can be money makers. • Place yoi order early to insure getting them when you want them.—Swift & Co. Hatchery, AJgona, Iowa. 9-tf Total $ 7,911.59 Health Department: : Sewers, Sewage Disposal $ 1,435.29 Refuse and Garbage Disposal —— 405.00 Total —-$ 37,289.41 Office Receipts: Business Licenses — 602.56 Beer Licenses -— 1,200.00 . Cigarette Licenses - 1,575.00 Miscellaneous 594.41 Dog Licenses —— 130.00 _ . -.„.-. Fines, Fees, Forfeit- To$al __——_$ 2,434.70 ures -- 186.50 Street Department: . Sale or Rent of General Expense—$275.14 Property _ 75.00 Street Cleaning 14,045.75 F Paving 250.38 Total $ 3,858.33 Snow and Weeds — 948.52 Sewers, Sewage Dis- Miscellaneous _ 1,494.96 P ° Sal -" 597 ' 69 Total _......r^4^ 597.69 Municipal Industries: Waterworks: Salaries 7,367.39 New Improvements- 34,638.46 Other Expenditures. 3,967.96 Total $ Municipal Industries: Water Works: Rentals .-.k^--$ 19,423.25 Miscellaneous Sales. 2,91577 Total —-_.••> ?2,339.02 Electric Light Works: Rentals $121,897.77 Miscellaneous Sales. 12,031.71 Other Receipts 33,193.07 Total $173,122.55 Library Fines, and Fees 3,368.65 Swim. Pool 1,804.17 Fires 377.00 Total — ........ $45,973.81 Electric Light Works : Salaries ....... — $ 25,687.76 New Improvements. 157,105.06 Other Expenditures- 54,628.00 Total ..... . ___ $237,420.82* Swim. Pool and Park ______ ..... 2,392.07 Library ___________ 7,521.52 Band ___________ - 1,185.74 Total —- —$201,011.39 Total _..:L—- $294,493.96 Sale of Bonds: Bonds Paid: Miscellaneous 1,600.00 Municipal Industry _ Miscellaneous: Deposits $ 1,599.50 Grand total of ' Receipts $245,956.32 Total Transfers ^$ 16,000.00 EXPENDITURES General Government: City Officials — Salaries $ 1,298.33 Printing and Sta- 1,600.00 Total • _________ $' 1,600.00 Miscellaneous: Refunds _____ - ---- $ 77.25 Deposits ______ — - 1,096.25 Total — -ii-$ 1,173.50 Grand Total of Expenditures $327,030.78 Total Transfers $ 16,000.00 CASH STATEMENT Balance on hand April 1, 1941 —-$116,493.86 Total Receipts for Year Ending March 31, 1942. - 245,956.32 Total to Account for .-——.$362,450.18 Total Expenditures for Year Ending March 31, 1942,. 327,030.78 Add—Warrants Outstanding April^l, 1941 3,961.82 Total '' 1- - $330,992.60 Deduct—Warrants Outstanding March 31, 1942 — 5,729.49 Total Deduction from Total to Account for $325,263.11 Balance on Hand March 31, 1942. $ 37,187.07 REPORT OF MUNICIPAL INDEBTEDNESS MARCH 31, 1942 General Bonds '- $ ^'SSS^ Warrants Outstanding — — _ 5,729.49 VALUATION OF PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION ON ASSESSMENT OF JANUARY 1. 1941 Class of Property: , „.. „„ „„ Real Property ^'SnS'?^ Personal Property 22'i2| Railroad Property - - 39 '°Sa Telephone, Telegraph, and Express Company 18,226 Total Except Monies and Credits ,j $3,310,231 Total Monies and Credits 809,271 Total Valuation of All Property. _ v _,—$4,119,502 What To Give Her Mother's Day? ^ m w Chrischilles I«8t us help you with this peypl® of what to give MOTHER for HBJ& 4ay» _ day. We have such pretty handkerchiefs, such lovely hosiery, such exciting little gift*, such pratical apparel, like street and housf *~ yoij'll Qo4 |t very easy Ho choose th£ &raxice at THE OBIRJBCmjJiI*^ May we help you? CJWD OF 1WANK8 We wlsn W ekpresd our thartUs and appreciation for the beautiful floral tributes and riiany kindnesses Mf. find' Mffl; jc-hft and and i \ J Notice • • • - t ' t Due f» rejections on scrap ttrt In Chicago,' according to O. P. A. inspection*, we are' dJsconttnUinir buying Galvanized ttn and On calm until furthw notice. We will continue buying wt« In good rolls artd automobile body and fender scrap; also iron and metals which are tfie most ImpioHant'Items at present. COOK IRON AND So'uth. on Highway 169 , Our NO SALE" POLICY Chrischille<StOre There has been some comment about ottr "no sale policy, announced in a Victory Dress rack.last week. Perhaps we should clarify our statements somewhat. ' / • • ''. We hope that during the "duration" vfe will not be compelled to resort to huge clearing sale tactics (such as our 2 for 1 sale). With scarcity of materials,, less variance in styles and "allotments"—we see no reason for greatly reduced prices on goods which we cannot replace. War conditions necessitate changes in retailing. In the future, our goods will be marked on a closer margin (because we will not Hare to take big losses at the end of each season) and In all probability there will be tf smaller selection. All this will work Out to the mutual best interests of both merchant and customer. Of course, where gametfte are ''highly styled" or where we think it is to our best interests to sell quickly, we will reduce our prices. But in general, we say, NO GREAT CLEARANCE SALES FOR THE DURATION. We will change our merchandising meth'ods to conform to war conditions. . * Of one thing we are certain, THESE WILL BE NO TWO FOB ONE SALE THIS SPRING. We are selling coats and suits every day because styles are EIGHT, our prices LOW. We expect to have a cleaner stock, a smaller stock, and a bigger turn-over now than ever. You'll always get the same proportion of fresh, new goods at the CHRISCHILLES STORE. ,Our ANNEX will take care of that. If you want real BARGAINS, you'll find them at the ANNEX 12 months a year. ' ; .';.''.--•• •'"•''•• ' : '•' '/<" i\i <*??« L\?.S».. Chrischilles We have probably the greatest showing of piece good* in the whole history of this store—just hundreds and hundred* of yards of choice, washable, high quality yardage, in exclusive patterns and distinctive designs. It's easy to pick that new~garment from this wonderful selection. Come in and let qnr sales ladies help you. JLJX Hil yeu -.A. EHKll L&J ...-^v

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