The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 8, 1936 · Page 3
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 3

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 8, 1936
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Dec. 8,1936 Ugona, Bancroft Join to Retain CCC Camp 60 Attend Tour, Luncheon at CJamp Last Thursday > Alg-ona pledged itself to exert ey- «ery «nergy to help Bancroft ioo retain tiie present <CCC camp, 'which is. in danger of being moved or •dosed next March 31, when the •existiag CCC setup expires. Much speculation had been heard -regarding the Bancroft camp, and the " jUgona delegation, which attended ! -*.'<iStour,'iof inspection 'and luncheon .•at tte Bancroft camp, last *Churs•day, went on record through the Chamber of Commerce, to willingly ado everything possible to retain the present camp where it is. About SO people attended the -meeting and went on the tour, from Kossuth, Hancock, Winne- Irago, Palo Alto and Emmett «oun- ties. Supervisors from all of the counties were present, as well as business men and farmers from all sections. A luncheon was served at noon, and the expense defrayed by the Algona chamber. A. I* Brown, Kossuth county :agent, was in charge of the meeting. Supt. Biff and Lieutenant Hardman of the CCC camp spoke briefly, and Mayor Droessler, Mr. Hart, -president of the Bancroft Lions club, and Art Murray, spoke -on behalf of Bancroft Mr. Virtue of Hie Ames extension department, and Q. S. Reiley and Milton Norton of Algona were the other speakers. The schedule of tours, both morn. |ng and afternoon, follows. S?roject 1, 9:30 a. m.—-Assembled itwoanUes^iorthof Ottosen. Spent jone 4iour •reviewing drag lines in •operation, concrete repah- work, 'and laying of new^tile; also visited bridge at £>eter Holt farm. > Project 2, 10:30 a. m.—Assembled v.^% miles west of Wesley at the "-Intersection of highways Nos. 18 and 226. At this point is a completed open drain, including bank leveling, with inlet and outlet tile structures completed, also some completed fence-building. ' Visited lodyard Project Project 3, 9:30 a. m.—Assembled one mile south of Gerled; inspected concrete work under construction, and relaying of county 36-inch tile. Project 4, 10:15 a. m.—Visited Zielske farm, 3 miles south of Ledyard; inspected bridge of creosote •wood construction and open drain clean-out. Project 5, 11:00 a. m.—Visited bank-leveling demonstration project at Ledyard. Noon, 12:30—Lunch, at CCC camp, Bancroft, provided by gona Chamber of Commerce. fwo Afternoon Visits Project 6, 2:15 p. m—Tour to project $, 5 miles east of Burt, where government drag line was in operation, also construction of inlet and bank-leveling operations \*ewed. "ftiis project gave an opportunity of viewing work from start to competition, including 1 fencing and flood-gate experiments •from the standpoint of fanners' needs. Project 7—visited drain No. 63 on . Saatoff farm, 2 miles north, 1 mile west, of Burt, where completed ditch one year old was found, together with all inlets in place. On this project was found an example of spoil-bank cropping in corn and alfalfa. Mr. and Mrs. Nick Thilges and sin, Raymond. Mrs. Henry Thilges *nd Mrs. Maih Kirsch spent Sunday with Alida Thilges at "Iowa City. Mr. and Mrs. Nick Reding from Whittemore accompanied Nicholas Wagner and Mrs. John B. Reding and daughter, Marjorie, to Fort Dodge, Friday. George and Raymond Becker and Mr. and Mrs. James .Becker ana" daughter from south of Burt were Sunday dinner guests at the Eugene Thul home near Ottosen. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Reding and daughter, DarlemvMr. and Mrs. Orville Wagner, Nicholas Wagner and Raymond, Alfred and Bernard Thilges were Monday evening visitors at the Eugene Thul home. Mr. and Mrs. Vic Friders, and son, Donald, Theresa Miller, Joe Wilger and Louis Kennon of Algona and Alfred Miller and Ernie Schaller of West Bend were Thurs- day evening visitors at the Prosper Friders home. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Zeimet, Jr., and son, Mr. and Mrs. Prosper Friders, Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Friders, Mr. and, Mrs. Henry Zeimet, Matt Zeimet and family, Peter Zeimet and'the Altman brothers were Wednesday evening visitors at the Frank Zeimet home near St. Benedict. On Examining Board Dr. W. D. Andrews, General Hospital, Algona, is a member of the American Association of Osteopathic Examining Boards which will hold its annual meeting in connection with the forty-first annual convention of the American Osteopatbic association in Chicago next July. Osteopathic physicians are required by law to pass examinations before practicing in any state, Greenfields, Sexton Back From No. Minn. Sexton: Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Greenfield and daughter, Edith, returned Wednesday afternoon from a trip to Lake Mille Lac, 100 miles north of Minneapolis, where they went on business. They spent Monday night with the Floyd Richards family north of Blue Earth and Mr. and Mrs. Richards accompanied them to Lake Mille Lac. P. X. A. Session Held The Sexton P. T. A. meeting was held "Thursday night at the school house. Following the business meeting a short program was given. Two musical numbers were given by Harvey Steven, Clayton Johnson, Fred Plumb and Herman Wise, accompanied by Edith Greenfield. Supt. Laing, Algona. gave a talk on '\2h3racter Edfication." Following the program, lunch was served. On West Coast Mrs. Ed Fitch received word from her son, Chester, who went to Los Angeles to find employment, that he would begin work within a few weeks. He is now at Portland, Oregon, visiting Arthur Nordstrom, former Algona boy, who is now living in Portland. Two Nordstrom boys from Algona accompanied Chester to the west coast Mr. and Mrs. Clem Cunningham spent Thursday at Clear Lake on business. "It's a thing of the past for me to have winter starting troubles since I installed by Gamble Super- Active Battery. It kicks my motor over like nobody's business." For popular cars, 51-plate exch. $6.98.— Gamble Stores. . *9 ST. JOE NEWS Rosalia Friders is assisting with the household duties at the Jack ^r^wnfnghpTin home. Mr and Mrs. John Thul and Amanda were Monday afternoon •callers at the Nick Eischen borne. Irene Berte daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alphonse Berte is quite sick <*ith pneumonia. A nurse is caring for her. 'IMr. and Mrs. P«ter Klein and Margaret Klein from Watkins Minn., visited with relatives here the past week. ,V^a«Jatt Saber and John Friders ac- mpanied Joe Faber from Whlt- "to Sioux City the first of fB : *weat with ici truck load of cat' ''' s5 c to $ l Christmas Gift Suggestions For Every One Plus Friendly, Helpful Service Makes Cummings An Ideal Place To Do Your Shopping Zephyr Trains 89c Colored Metal Men's Silk Ties 25c each in box Leather Bill Folds 59c with zippers Men's Wool Mufflers 49c white or colors • Big Dolls with curly wigs and sleeping eyes Gift Kerchiefs for men, women or children We 20c 25c 49c Gold Star Marble Games 25c 59c $ 1.00 New Mickey Mouse Racers 10c Tons of Candy 5 Ibs. Xmas Chocolates 79c Presli Wholesome XMAS CANDIES Tree Lite Sets Slights :/ 25c Ornament Tinsel Icicles 10-15-20C Electric Motion Picture * Projectors $ 1.98 Ib. CUMMINGS "Where You Can Find Just What You Want* 1: Uew Rayon ; Panties & bloomers 25c

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