The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 8, 1936 · Page 23
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 23

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 8, 1936
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Dec. 8,1936 Algona, Bancroft Join to Retain CCC Camp EXPIRE MAR. 31 €0 Attend Tour, Lunch eon at Camp Last Thursday Algona pledged itself to exert ev- «y energy to help Bancroft to retain the present CCC camp, which is in danger of being moved or dosed next March 81, when the existing CCC setup expires. Much •peculation had been heard-regarding the Bancroft camp, and the Algona delegation which attended a tour of Inspection and luncheon «t the Bancroft camp, last Thursday, went on record through the Chamber of Commerce, to willingly do everything possible to retain the present camp where it is. About «0 people attended the meeting and went on the tour, from Koasutb, Hancock, Winnebago, Palo Alto and Emmett counties. 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- L. Brown, Kossuth county agent, was in charge of the meeting. Supt HiS 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 the Ames extension department, and O. S. Reiley and Milton Norton of Algona were the other speakers. The schedule of tours, both morning and afternoon, follows. Project 1, 9:30 a. m.—Assembled two miles north of Ottosen. Spent' one hour reviewing drag lines in operation, concrete repair work, and laying of new 1 tile; also visited bridge at Peter Holt farm. Project 2, 10:80 a. m.—Assembled 1% 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 Ledyard 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 AV gona Chamber ot commerce. Two Afternoon Visits Project 6, 2:18 p. m.—Tour to project 6, 5 miles east of Burt, where government drag line was in operation, also construction of inlet and bank-leveling operations viewed. This project gave an opportunity of viewing work from start to competition, including fencing and flood-gate experiments from the standpoint of farmers' 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. ST. JOE NEWS attffttfayefttefffffftffCfffrtaefftffetttffrf' Rosalia Friders is assisting with the household duties at the Jack Cunningham home. Mr. and Mrs. John Thul and Amanda were Monday afternoon callers at the Nick Kischen home. Irene Berte daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alphonse Berte is quite sick with pneumonia. A nurse is caring for her. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Klein and Margaret Klein from Watkins, Minn., visited with relatives here the past week. Matt Faber and John Friders accompanied Joe Faber from Whlt- temore, to Sioux City the first of the week with a truck load of cat- tie. Mr. and Mrs. Nick Thilges and son, Raymond, Mrs. Henry Thilges »nd Mrs. M«vth 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 and daughter from south of Burt were Sunday dinner guests at the Eugene Thul home near Ottosen. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Reding and daughter, Darlene, Mr. and Mrs. Orville Wagner, Nicholas Wagner and Raymond, Alfred and Bernard Thilges were Monday evening visitors at the Eugene Tbul 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 bf the American Osteopathic 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. T. 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 Lalng, Algona, gave a talk on •'Character Education." 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. Si-plate exch. $8.98.— Gamble Stores. *9 i»«?Si^FS5?'SS li S5P55?W'«£ ! '5Srei*^^ i'-Wj^T-W^W^^^^W'ta^ =•»=• Cummings 5 C to Christmas Gilt 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 Tons of Candy 5 Ibs. Xmas Chocolates 79c 25c 59c $ 1. New Mickey Mouse Racers 10c Fresh Wholesome XMAS CANDIES UMS-ffle CUMMINGS Where You Can Find Just What You Want" Tree Lite Sets 8 lights ' 25c Ornament Tinsel Icicles Electric Driven Motion Picture * Projectors Kew Eayon Panties & bloomers 25c

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