The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 17, 1936 · Page 4
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up- 1 -. The Algona TTppef Pea Koines, Algona, Iowa, lfaf» 1936 Brings Over $150,000 In New NEW HOMES NEW STORES ON PAR ^POPULARITY And Prospects Bright for Continuation in the Coming Years Over $150,000 m new homes, new stores, new offices, and remodeling of homes, stores and offices in Algona has been the record for 1936, a conservative estimate) after a careful check with members of the local building trades reveal. In addition, an unestlmated amount of farm improvements have also been made in this section in the past year, bringing the total increase in valuation in the county to well over the $200.000 mark, it is believed. By checking contractors and building supply dealers, most of the work done by the building trades in new building and larger repair jobs or Improvements have been covered. Listed below is a summary list of the jobs. New Construction Hen? Wm. Weis home, north of Cnth- ollc church. D. A. Barnard house. Grove st. Mrs. Olive Moe, East Oak st, new hou.se. Jimmie Neville, Ha r Ian st, new house. W. O. Rlnggenberg, new house. East Kennedy. Ray Ladendorf, house} Jerome street. Rev. A. English, Jerome st, house. Dr. L. W. Fox, new home. Del Leanneagh, new home. Norman Crawford, new home. Dr. Karl Hoffman, new home. Oliver Moe, house on Jones st, remodeled into apartments. J. W. Daw, East McGregor, addition and repairs. Lawrence Wlnkel, new home. Milton Norton, house, west State street. Eugene Murtagh. new home. George Miller, new home. Henry Johannsen, Sr., new home, South Harlan. Milton Norton, new home, Elm street Norman Crawford, new home, No. Minnesota. Harry Holmes, remodeling of home. Mads Christiansen, remodeling of kome. Stores, Office Buildings, Etc. Thorpe Wood Works, remodeling end addition. Mlsbach building, apartments, upstairs. Sawyer building, offices remod •led. Security State Bank building, remodeling in bank and uprtalra of- and remodeling. Zender & Caldwell, new roof and reinforced side walls. Congregational church, interior remodeling. Norton Lumber Co., improvements. George MlllW, warehouse. Kennedy & Parsons, addition anc garage. Frank Vera, remodeling old Northwestern hotel. Ice Cream Factory, new addition and storage plant Kossuth County Mutual Insurance, new building. Algona Hotel, addition begun, basement completed. Botsford Lumber Co.. new addition. Kossuth Hospital, repairs, new porch. Only the Beginning We do not believe we have , a one hundred percent perfect list of new buildings and repairs or remodeling of old ones, but we have made every effort to get all the possible places mentioned in trie above list Contractors, members of the building trades and others in close touch with the business predict an even better 1937. We hope it's "only the beginning." Hatee building, new construction, •thivw iioiicB, six offices. Don White's new store. Baldwin'* IGA store, remodeling. Algona Cooperative Creamery, construction of new sheds. Joe Greenberg, new main building and hide building. Charles Johnson, new store building. i Swift & Co.. repair job. John Dreesman, new addition POSTOmCE NOT INCLUDED IN ABOVE In addition, we mrtgnt point out that the sum total of what the new postoffice will cost and that there is therefore something llko $50.000 more that might easily be added to the valu.' of total Im- piovements now under way in Algona. Armstrong Couple Wed November 6th Armstrong: Miss Dorothy Boland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Boland of this place, and Marvin Peterson, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Peterson, also of this place, were united in marriage on Friday evening. Nov. 6, at eight o'clock at the Catholic parsonage here by the Rev. Bernard Elscheid. They were unattended. Mrs. Peterson graduated from the local high school with the class of 1932 and has recently been employed at the Brown's variety store here. Mr. Peterson is engaged in the trucking business here with his father and they will make their home in Armstrong. Miss Pauline Paul of lown City visited a few days at the home of her sister. Mrs. W. J. Morsch. Richpoint News Mrs. Andrew Hansen and Mrs. Christenson, Doan, spent last week Wednesday with Mrs. Geo. Johnson. Mr. and Mr*. Hugh Raney at- tenued a card party at the Clint Sampson's in Plum Creek Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. John Weber entertained members of their Sunday School class at their home last Friday evening. Marjorie Johnson, Mary Black ana Norma Raney attended the annual normal training party for the graduates of the Algona high school normal training course recently. On Display Here . .. THE NEW 1937 FLOATING SHIFT "SPEED" MODEL PORTABLE TYPEWRITERS CORONA Let us show you bow eaafly this amazing little f nft*~h*r>*' operates! It's certainly "the buy of the year" in portable*! Easy tcriiii - as k/vr M $1.'>O u week. COME IN SEE THEM -TRY THEM Algona Upper Des Moines SPECIAL TERMS ONLY $1 A WEEK Fine Program Of Ottosen PTA Held Last Week Tuesday Ottosen: The £. T. A. of the Ottosen consolidated school met or Tuesday evening at the high school auditorium. The following program was given: "America and the pledge to the flag, audience: solo Floy Cooper; clarinet so!o\ Lyle •Firkins; tap dancing, LaVonne Dailey of Bradgate; reading, Tommy Olson; announcements, 3upt Truesdell; reading, Connor Sterin; solo, Lola Watnem; cornet solo Calvin Jacobson; reading, Melvin Bratland; reading, Mrs. Loren Daniels and selctions by a quartet composed of Mrs. Harold Jacobson, Mrs. Cliff Landers, Douglas Olson and Oliver Chrlstensen. Aid Meeting The Lutheran Ladies' Aid will meet Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 18, in the church parlors with Mrs. Anna Jacobson, Mrs. Jonn Benjamin and Mrs. Fred Benjamin as hostesses. Appendix Removed Jacob Liest was taken to the Kossuth hospital at Algona where he underwent an operation for appendicitis recently. He is getting along nicely. Pre-Nnptial Shower A pre-nuptlal miscellaneous shower was held in honor of Miss Vivian Carol Saturday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Roy Morgan. The bride-to-be received many wautiful and useful gifts. A del- clous lunch was served by the hostesses. The O. P. C, met at the home of Mrs. Roy Morgan Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Herman Kramer and Mrs. Clarence Reese were hostesses to he Community Ladies' Aid society <*riday afternoon. Mike Bauman Gets His Prize Turkey Portland: Mike Bauman, Burt, won the turkey given away at school district No. 2 Friday evening, Nov. 13. A large audience istened to a fine program presented by the eight pupils under the direction of their teacher, Miss Mildred Laabs. W. J. Stewart favored he school with one of his talents, hat of auctioneering. Over one dozen baskets were sold along with ree coffee. Pie was also sold. Farm Bureau Meeting Held A farm bureau ladies' meeting was held Friday afternoon at the lome of Mrs. Claude Seeley. Mrs. Workman from Ames, gave the lesson on "Making a Loom." This was the first of a series of lessons to be given in Kossuth county. Those who attended from Portland were Mrs. Tony Jandl, Mrs. Claude Sigsbe* and Mrs. R. 8. McWnorter. Mro. a M. Peterson spent Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Louis Larsen at Burt Mrs. Alfred Godfredson called on rhursday afternoon at the George Banning home. Claude Sampson shelled his corn Saturday afternoon. Martin Becker is the tenant The Helping Hand club met at he home of Mrs. Sam Wlnchell on Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Wyot Stott and Mrs. W. W. Boettcher visited the Burt high school Thursday afternoon. Edward Jandl left for northern Minnesota Saturday morning after a visit with the Tony Jandls. Elda and Anthony Jandl, Jr., went to Fairfax, Minn., Thursday for a few weeks' visit with relatives. Mrs. Clara Olsen and daughters and Hans Koestlers visited the Elza Hoas family near Fenton last week Sunday. Mrs. Lyle Godfredson, Mason City, is visiting the Alfred Godfred- arinn. Slic visited her parents, the i'.alph Lees, near Irvington, from Tuesday until Friday. Mrs. Fred DtiUch and four child ren from Wisconsin visited severa days last week at the W. H. Bos worth home. Mrs. Deitsch is a sister of Mrs. Boa worth. Mi.-»i Johi'in-i Krickson invites '.lie public to attend her basket so-1 (irfj a;id school program Tuesday tvrnir.g, November 24. A set of ili.iht.j and i box of chocolate* will tjfc given away. The school district :. o i. u locatt .1 one-half north of tin- K K. Mt-Whorltr farm. ^ ^_^^^^_^^^^^^^^^^^^g^^^^^^g^^^^a^^ ,lepairsTTSlgona .7 I -i •''•••"•-— rr ' ir fi ""'In The WEEK'S NEWS Current Event* Photographed for The Algona Upper Des Moines IOWA'S FLYING FARMEBS—The Sielaff brothers, who keep their plane on the farm of their father, Fred Sielaff, east of Buckeye, near Iowa Falls, vision a fine business in feeder lines to the large air transport lines. Some day they hope to establish an airport in Iowa Falls, Iowa. Albert at left, Arnold right » Whittemore News iffliytt 1 *^^ After 40 Year*—Vacation Mrs. Martha Hetee and son, Norbert of fiaaton, Minn., came Friday to get the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. August Schattachnetder, who will spend the winter with their daughter, Mrs. Hetee. Mr. Schattschnelder who has been a blacksmith for more than 40 years decided to close up his shop for the winter. At Mulroney Funeral A number rrom here attended the funeral of Mrs. J. Mulroney, who died last week Friday at Mallard. Mrs. Mulroney was a sister of John Cullen. Funeral services were held last week Monday at the Catholic church In Mallard with Father Neppel officiating. Among those who attended from here were Mr. and Mrs. John Cullen, Cleophus Cullen of Algona, Frank Besten- lehner and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hogan. Geelam Have Boy Mr. and Mr*. James B. Geelan are the parents of a boy born to them Thursday evening. This IB the second child and the second boy In the family. Miss Evelyn O'Conners, a niece of Mrs, Geelan, of Fort Dodge, la the nurse in charge. Keene* Are Host* Mr. and Mr*. Theo. Keene entertained at a six o'clock dinner on Sunday evening at their home. Tho guests were Mr. and Mrs. John Merit and family, Mr. and Mrs. R Baldwin, Mrs. Viola Klein, Miss Theresa Harig and Rudy Harig and Thelma Keene, all of Algona, Mr. rnd Mrs. Casper Keene, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Keene of Whittemore. The evening was spent at cards at three tables and prices were awarded. A two course lunch was served later in the evening. Thelma Keene, who is employed In Algona, came over Saturday even- Ing to spend the week end with her parents. Mrs. Lloyd Walker spent Wednesday and Thursday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Walker in Algona. Rev. and Mrs. Otto of West Bend are the parents of a girl born to them at the McCreery hospital last week Tuesday. Raymond Oliver, Mike Besch, Jr, and Clifford Frink were at Hum- REDS-FABCIST CLASH IN PARIS—When a huge demonstration, organized by the Paris Communists at the Pare Des Princes, produced a counter demonstration by right wing sympathizers, serious mass antagonisms developed. Photo shows— A first aid station in a Paris street One man injured is shown on a cot at the left CONFEM8E8 KILLING DISCARDED SUITOR—Mrs. Ruth Moran, 21 year old divorcee, being questioned by Chief of Detectives Frank Schneeberger after confessing that she shot and killed Herbert Winters, 42, in a secluded spot on the ouUkirU of Kenosha, Wis. She said Winters, a married man, had been friendly with her and she shot him when he threatened to tell another man, who had replaced him in her affections, of their relations. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Elbert of Whittnmore are the parents of a baby boy, John Christian, FARM LOANS 5 to 21 Years No Commission to Pay Liberal Option* Edw. Capesins Algona, Iowa Office New Heine Bldg. Phone 390 39-tf boldt teat week Monday to attend a Rural Service buslnew meeting. Martin Potrate «* Prairie, Minn., who had been Ing corn in this vicinity toft for Westgate last Tuesday and from there he will leave for his home. Mr. and Mrs. Art TMeta of Inr- Ington visited the foraiert mother, Mrs. Anna Tleta last week Monday evening. A brother, Ferdinand Tieti, returned home with them. Rosella Volght who is employed In the Kossuth county court house in the treasurer's office, spent Tuesday evening with her parenta, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Volght She returned Wednesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Prtmlslng and their two daughters, Francis and June of Dubuque spent the week end at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Simon Weber, Jr. They camo on Thursday and returned home Sunday. Arnold Sumach, proprietor of tte Zmnach Lanch and Confectioner* JsfcSptetely retWvaUnfc th«i Intjt- lor of the building this week. Efe bae installed a long mahogany bar Sad back bar and alao laid hew floors. This will give Mr. Zumach a first class tavern. Mulsified Nose Drops DC BULK Strong In Vitamin V and Bph- edrln, very effecttv*. Dropper Bottles and60c BASKET GROCERY Foods That Satisfy—At Reasonable Prices Specials for Friday & Saturday Onions _ - . 10 Ib. mesh bag 19c Mary Ann Flour, none better 49 Ibs. 1.99 Fremont's Best Flour, ex. grade 49 Ib 1.79 Radiant Flour _.^ 49 Ibs. 1.59 A Low Priced—Good Grade Floor Prunes, new crop, Ige. size —3 Ibs. 25c Salmon 1 Ib. tall lOc Salmon, fey. Alaska pink _ _ 1 Ib. tall 15c Peaches r halves .-No. 10 can 45c Salad Dressing qt. jar 19c Toilet Tissue . 6 rolls 25c Kellogg's Corn Flakes 2 Ig pkg. 25c Cereal Bowl Free with each pnrehaae of two pkg». Rich Cup Coffee ^ -per Ib. 19c Smooth and Mellow Deluxe Coffee per Ib. 25c A splendid coffee at a unmnte price Supreme Coffee . per Ib. 30c All the name UnpUea AD the above eoffeea packed oxchnively for oar atarca Ground Fresh ae jvn buy It to •alt yoar Bead Fresh Fruits and Vegetables of all Kinds for Your Thanksgiving Needs Fresh Stock of Holiday Candy and Nuts Quality Meats and Poultry BASKET GROCERY AUTOMOBILE LOANS Are Your Car Payments Too High? We will make you a liberal loan on your car—pay off your present balance, advance you additional cash and reduce your paymenU by extending them over twelve to eighteen months. Our rates are extremely low. No indorsers required WESTERN CREDIT CO. 206 East State Street Algona, la, 15 EOW-tf Peace Forum At LuVeme Meeting LuVtrne: A peace forura waj conducted at the regular meeting of the Tuesday club last week. Mli. Anna Woilo was hof>lfcb» and talks were given by the Kev. V. V. Kthuldt arid Kev. E. K. Walter. Art Week wa« alio stressed at tbia mecung with an exhibit of pamt- mga by Clifford Holmeti, Myrtle Jordan, and two of her pupila Kutb Neal and Bobby Smith with coiiiiut-nu by Huth and an article written uy Bobby and read by Elinor Mae Wo/to. Mrs Alex Evan* will be ho3te*3 at the next meet ing Cut in Crash Union: Archie Elbert, driving hi* brother* car collided with a truck one day la&t week near St Cece Iia'a Academy in Algona. This fenders and lighU were badly dam aged and Archie received «ome blight cuts on im face. hi. M. Thilgea in confined to hi» in tile Whittemort- Academy hid bed due to illneaa. 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