The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 11, 1957 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 11, 1957
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Rhonda Hammond Of Titonka To Wed August 5 »-Alfemi (to.) Upper Bit MeftWl Thursday, July 11, •' III""- '• I...... .1 ...H»','.r-''l«l», :-.„*.. ..:. .. . . -_.. . ., ......_ _ Iowa Back To A 2 Percent Sales Tax towa went back to a 2 percent sales tax, Monday, July 1. And there were several oth*t changes Jn state laws as wetl. The 2 percent gales tax applies to nil things that were taxable at 2Ms percent before July 1, except that after th»t date there is exempted frdm sales to*, receipts from the sale of "materials", but not tools or equipment, whirh are used in disease control, weed control, insect control or health promotion of plants Or livestock. If the sale was made before July 1, the 2% percent rate applies even though billing and collection occurred after July 1. Other laws affective July 1: A night speed limit of 60 miles per hour. Individual income taxes and corporation taxes return to the 1954*55 levels. Truckers may use 50-foot trucks on Iowa highways; the old limit was 45 feet. Idle state funds will be invested to produce revenue. State highway patrolmen, conservation officers, municipal judges and court reporters will get salary raises. The pay of county officers will not increase until January 1. Municipalities and counties Tiow have the right to set the hours during which liquor cart be consumed at private clubs, except fraternal, service or bonafide golf and country clubs. Increase the highway patrol from 225 to 275 men. Construction And Additions, Swea* Eagle Twp. Homes Swea & Eagle— At the Everett Johanson farm a new all modern ranch type home is under construction. Mrs Fern • Peterson and daughter, Mrs Richard O'Green and Ted Bowman purchased the Presbyterian parson- rfge at Lakota arid have moved it to their farm west of Swea City. Mr and Mrs Otto Pingel are the farm tenants. Much repair work has been done on the buildings where Ralph Chantrills lives. Ivan Rasmussen is adding extra rooms to the tqriant house where Mr and Mrs Don Bohy live, Roger Linde is remodeling the house where Kenneth Isaacsons live and adding an extra room to the house where Eldori Isaacsons live. Jensen Family Reunion The annual Jensen family reunion was held at Ringsted Sunday, June 30., Attending from here were O. A; Jensen, Mr and Mrs Virgil Jensen, . Alita and Lowell, Mr and Mrs Maynard Jensen, Duane Jensen, Mr and Mrs Cecil Thoreson and family. Cecil Thoreson* is the reunion's president. Killed In Crash Mr and Mrs- Joe Presto^ re - .ceived word of the df?ath of Mrs Preston's nephew, Flbyd Kline, Des Moines. Mr Kline was killed in an auto accident in Missouri. His wife who w£s with* him, suffered cuts and bruises rind was hospitalized ;bi|t has been released. Relatives here attended his funeral. Hospital News Mrs O. L. Tlioreson left, Holy Family hospital to stay with her daughter, Mrs . WUliflm Grace, Des Moines. Mis Thbreson suffered o stroke three weeks ago which left her barely paralyzed, Harold V. Jones returned home Friday from a hpspita! in Rochester where he wiae? went, major surgery. Mrs Wm. Gies underwent surgery last week at Estfcervttle. Mrs Broil O'Green was honored at a birthday pin luck, dinner held et the Jipmrpf hfcr,. son-tin law and daughter, Mr .arid Mrs Gus Isenberg. Mr and Mrs Robert Q'Greon and sons Gary; Steven and Jcf- fery of Detroit* -Mich., are spending a two wetfks vacation »t Jus parents Mr and .Jijrsi Emil O'Green and his brothel's' and sisters. - . * Jojin parson whcj underwent «wrgery at E4heryfll<* is .nicely Mr and Mrs Oscar Hammond. Titonka, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Rhonda Judelle, above, to James D. St. John. The wedding will take place Monday, August 5, in the Methodist church at Titonka. Miss Hammond is a graduate of Titonka high school and Waldorf college, in Forest City. Mr Sjt. John is employed in Algona. Ville, Minn., and her son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Joe Haglund, Minneapolis, recently visited Mr and Mrs Marvin Larson. Mrs Larson remained to visit her son Marvin and his family. Mrs Larson is on nurse duty at Holy Family hospital, Estherville. Rita Walker, Judy Johnson, Howard Roalson and Ronnie Kaltved left Friday from Fort Dodge by train to attend the international Luther league convention in Chicago, June 29 to July 4. Mr and Mrs Frank Lilly and five children of Columbus, Ohio left after n weeks visit here with Mrs Lilly's parents, Mr and Mrs Burt Jeffries and sisters .Mrs Gladys Hanson and Mrs Kenneth Emery. ' Carmen Larson, Beverly Thorson, Petra Thoreson and Bonnie O'Green attended the Lutheran Girls Bible camp at Lake Okoboji last week. Mr and Mrs El Burdett Anderson, Forest City, celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Sunday afternoon, June 30. Attending from here were Mr and Mrs Emil Larson, Mr and Mrs Wm. Boland, Mr and Mrs Art E. Anderson, Mrs \£cra Wholer and Mr and Mrs Bernard Peterson. Mr and Mrs Carl Anderson irad as recent- dinner guests Mr and Mi's Conrad Linde, Concord, Calif., and Mr and Mrs A. E. Kent, Chadron, Nebr. Mr and Mrs Harry Berggren left, for their home in San Diego, Saturday. They have spent two weeks here with her sisters, Mrs Oscar Linde and Mrs Sam Laf : son and brothers, Clifford and Roy Anderson and Harry's bt^oth- ers, Fred and Oscar Berggren and Ed Berggrens near Estherville. Mrs Walter Mino and Mrs Sam Link drove to Iowa Falls to bring home Darlene Mino who had attended junior camp. Mr and Mrs Walter C. Peterson attended the wedding of Marlys daughter of Mr and Mrs Henry Johnson to Arden L. Slattum at the Presbyterian churchi Lakota Sunday afternoon, June 23. Rev. and Mrs K. H. Tut tie and their two children of Vallejo, Calif., called recently on friends here. . Kluger underwent major at lioiy^FamUy Boigit&J, ilie, Friday. Bafrbrfc Kluj. er, iwursfi at MinfteapolK Pinn., hospital came gatwxla$ to visit fc«r lather, Roy Kl«|% and will remain a few days at thi-prent- Roy Kiugers. Mrs Date Funderburk Oale Jr., Farterville, returned home after visiting relatives Mt Ewjin kink apd reia-r wont, Minn, * ick Lanning of with relatives * »nd Mrs Wm. LUVERNE NEWS Mrs Richard Ellsworth and children of. Park Forest, 111 visited Saturday to Monday in the Harvey Will home. Mrs Ellsworth and Mrs Wfll are sisters. Visitors Sunday evening in the Mr and Mrs E. B. Thomas horite were Mrs Li^ie Nygaard of Livermore and her son, Mr and Mrs Bcrdine Nygaard and children of Bode. Mr and Mrs Bernard Sorensen Of Swea City and his mother, Rfrs Mary Sorensen of Algon.g were Sunday guests in the Mr and, Mrs E, B- Thomas home. Mr ,and Mrs C, O. McClellan visited^ Saturday and Sunday with their daughter, Mr and Mro Eldon Merty ^nd Jo Ann in Waltham, Minn. Mrs Marty and daughter accompanied them home for a visit. Mr and Mrs G, M. Will had as visitors Thursday evening friends, Mr and Mrs George Gaskil} of Convjth. Sunday dinner and supper Attests in the G. M. Will home vieve Mr and Mrs Emery Long and Mr and Mrs Arthur Izzard of Gorwith. They are cousins of -- , rs Paul Phillips and daughter Joyce of Stewartville, Minn. visite4 former friends here Saturday afternoon arid with Mr and. Mrs Hush Shirk. They were over'nignt guests in Coi> with, in the Harry Fleming frome. Mff Phillips and Mrs Fleming are sisters. Rsv. ana Mrs Worthie Usher had $s guests Sunday, Mr and Mrs pfaurice Rubsam and §ons of HajipjSj lawa ajh4 Mr and Mrs Dan Davis of AJgona. Stacy, infant epn of Mr and Mrs Rubsam wa^ baptized by the Rev, Usher, in the Sunday inoining service at the &uv%n<» Mettiodist Church. W anij Mrs Frank Gronbach, accompanied by her brother, Henry Heise of Sioux City --re- Saturday froni a ten day at Pequot Lakes, Swea-Harrison Club Tour 8«rea Cify — One of the highlights in 4-H activities was the artntiol tour of the Swea-Harrison Rustlers Monday, June 24. Approximately 100 were present at the pot4Uck dinner in the park at noon. Special guests at the picnic included Lee Alward, manager of the Farmers Cooperative Elevator Company; and E. A. Peterson, editor of the Swea City Herald. Participating in the baby beef project were Duane Jensen, Larry Torine, Lois McGregor, Treva Peterson, Betty and Maxinr Clark, Billy Clark. Petrea Thoreson, Janet and Paul Thoreson, Duane and Kenneth Schmiking. Karen Johansen, Bob and Ronnie Kaltved, Ronnie and Arnic Lfnde, Robyn and DeAnn Swanson, Curtis Hanson, Jerry Hesvik, Tom Diaz, Richard Blair; Luverne, Billy and Bob Wiskus; Charles Heidenwith and Fred Link. Market pigs were shown by Kenneth Schmiking, Jim Hardt, Morris Anderson, Larry and Bob Simmonsmeier; Luverne, Billy, and Bob Wiskus; and Larry Claussen. Dairy Heifer projects included those of Lowell Jensen and Glendon Peterson; market lambs, Billy Johnson, Patty Hardt, Ronnie and Arnie Linde; garden projects, Billy Johnson and David Kaltved; and pony projects were those of the four Kaltved brothers, Bob, Ronnie, Jim, and Kenneth. Midway through the tour, Duane Jensen gave a demonstration on throwing a calf, and so did the club leaders. Anothet feature on the tour was calf judging at the farm home oJ Cecil Thoreson, leader. Swea City Man Weds Frances Livermore, daughte! of Dr. and Mrs Gilbert F. Livermore, Oskaloosa, and LeNier R Emerson, son of Milo G. Emerson, Swea City, were united in marriage June 14, at the Kent Memorial Chapel of the Central Methodist Church in Oskaloosa. Following the ceremony a reception was held in the church parlors. The bride was- graduated from the State University of Iowa and is a speefch therapist in Green and Calhoun Counties. The bridegroom served in the armed forces and received his bachelor's degree this month at the,State University of .Iowa. This summer he will d,o graduate study at the University of Wisconsin, and in the fall he will begin his seminary work at.Garrett Theologichl Seminary in Evanstori, 111. P. A. Holcpmb, 'delegate to the 98th annual '^yn'oeT of the Augus- tana Lutheran Church which met June 17-23 at Omaha, gave bis report to 300 members of the Immanuel Lutheran congregation Sunday morning. Mayor E. L. Hanson has •appointed Mrs Gifford Smith as a member of the board of the Swea City Public Library, to fill the vacancy caused by the o%8tft of Mrs Walter G. Smith. Mfa Srhith taught commercial subject! IH the higi* schoul before -h»r mtrriaffr. She is a graduate of Cornell College, Mount Vernoa. Attending a farhiljf JrffcHic Surf- day at Reynolds Par* wer% Mr and Mrs E. E. Patterson and family. Mr and Mrs Henry Schuler; Mr and Mrs Paul Wiechmann end family of Fairmont; Mr and Mrs Haven Strieff of lota, Mr and Mrs George PatterSton and sons of DelaVan; Mr and Mrs Lyle Schuler and daughters of £11 more: Mr and Mrs Leonard Mino; Mr and Mrs Clarence Hovey and j daughters. Armstrong; Mr and ' Mrs Lev! Schtilet; Ronald Lunh, and Miss Kay Sweeney. UNE etrt Conversation by telephone slackrtl off a little In Red Oak recently, when a digging machine cut into underground tele* phone cable. Support Of Poor Rises In County CiK-is - of Supporting KosSuth county's poof* Jiist likfe the coat of living, have risen during the past two yeaffi. figures released this week, covering he years 1054-55, show almost a 20 percent increase in this area. A fotal 6f $82,871 wns spenl iri )!)35 for the .support of persons living in the county home and in private homes. Of the total, $7,54") was used to run the county hnme, which had fin. average of 42 persons living there each week. The average coat, per in- mato was only $3.45 per week, less than almost all the other 86 County homes operated in the state. * Per capita cost for support of poor oulside the county home in Rossuth coufity *tf $2.8T, eight cfhti less than th* iiite average t&t 1955. total tost $>** $75,326 for th* year, eofhfwrffea *m |§S,' 181 in 1954. Courfty home casti in thi state have zoomed from $693,194 lot 5,052 inmates in 1935 to $1,942,520 for 4,382 inmates 20 years later, while the cost of Stipfrbft- ing persons outsifle tauttly horftes went up from $2,731,870 in 1945 to $7,720,728 ten years later. A total of 12 counties iri lowfl don't, operate cotJUty homes at the present time. Of the 8? dn operation during 1958, tfossuth's had one of the best financial records in the state. Tax money is used to support the state's poor. PAPER MATK PENS — THt ball point pen that bankers' ati- orove. Guaranteed not to leak. The best writing bb pen on the market, upper Des Moines Pub* lishing Co., phone CY 4-3535, Algona. FOR SALE 108.45 Acre Kossuth County Farm and 7 Rm. House in Algona • The farm is described as the NV4, NW 4-1-95-30 (Whittemore Township). The house is located on Lot 5, Block 86 of the original plat of Algona. t - , For further information or for inspection of the properties, contact the Referee: L. W. NITCHALS OR LINNAN & LYNCH ATTORNEYS 101 West State Street Algona, Iowa DON'T BUY ANY CAR BEFORE YOU DRIVE A CHEVY ... ITS BEST SHOWROOM IS THE ROAD. 6eou(y In mofion-C/ievro/e/ Bel Air Sport Sedan with Body by Fisher, Here's why Chevy's best showroom is the road! Because Chevrolet's sleek good looks, its advanced features, are only part of the story, The big bonus is its remarkable readability, the crisp precision handling that has posted an entirely new standard for cars in every price class. There are reasons for this, of course: Chevrolet's balanced weight distribution -that takes excessive loads off the front wheels, the \yide stance of oijtngge,r rear springs, Ball-Race steering* spher« ical-joint front susjpfe/mion. Sur,e, you can admire'the', sculptured lines in the showroom, Put Chevy's a car specifically designed for beautiful motion«»y0u have to travel in this one to knowjust hqw terrific it is. Tfv it, this week! CHIWHOLKT PEOPLE DRIVE CHEVROLETS THAN O'i'UlUt G4JI Only franchise^ Chevrolet dealer? dtsplfy ({& (tg}aiM frt^MBflrfr 800 Your Local Authorised Ch0vrdfa$ Dealer On Everything For Ridikalus Daze (Priday & Saturday Only) FIRE CHESTS Certified Protection In Home for Valuable Papers Filing supplies Staplers Shipping Tags INVINCIBLE - COLE and WESCO Two - Three and Four Drawer Sizes 10 0/ o OFF FOR TWO DAYS ONLY STEEL OFFICE DESKS STEEL OFFICE CHAIRS Machines VICTOR & R. C. 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