The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 1, 1957 · Page 18
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fla.) Upp«f Pti Molnt* thurtday, August 1, To Construct Tennis Court, Rink At Swea City — Three contractors were asked to submit bids by the school board and town council for construction of a combination tennis court and ice skating rink on the southwest corner of TH?'school property. The bid of 53,335 by Lundquist Construction Company has been approved Two-thirds of the cost will bo borne by the school, and one- third by the town. Specifications provide for a fiO X 120 court, with five-inch reinforced concrete, a six-inch curb to provide for flooding in winter time, a drain in the center of the court and approximately 300 feet of tile, with tile to be'furnished bv the contractor. The specifications also provide for removal of several trees, sunplying the necessary fill, leveling, and installation of the fence and basketball goals. Construction is scheduled to beein this month. Besides tennis, outdoor basketball, and ice skating, the court is designed to serve as a olay- fcround which can be used for school recess in muddy weather. Teen Drivers Elect Carl Johnson was elected ores- ident of the Teen-age Safe Driving club, organized Thursday evening at the Legion Hall. Other officers named were Howard Roalson. - vice president; Mary Jane Smith, secretary; Nancv . Johnson, treasurer; and Lowell Greenfield, publicity. Scout Court of Honor All members of Boy Scout Troop 53 advanced in rank at the court of honor Wednesday eve- Ing (July 17) at the Dark, according to Rev. A. L. Rutledge, . scoutmaster. Larry Franks and John Boland advanced to 1st class: Jerry Thompson, Garv Larson, Dannie Smouse, and Dennis Griffith, to 2nd class. Those receiving the tenderfoot badge were Bob Boland, Terrv Smith. Hal Alward, Ricky Seylar, Bill Blomster, Ed Sanders. Duane Briggs, and Johnny Verbrugge. Awards were presented by the scout committee consisting of Elmer Franks, chairman; Gifford Smith, William Boland and Martin Dahl. Most of the scouts will attend camp at Okoboji July 28 to Aug. 3. ) Auditions will be held in the Swea City school music room Friday evening, August 2, at 8 p.m. for persons interested in the home talent show at the Kossuth County Fair, . ., Attending the state convention of American Legion Auxiliary in Des Moines this week are Mrs Fern Peterson, Kossujh 'County chairman; also local unit delegates Mrs Kenneth Kollasch, Mrs Curtis Kluger and 'Mrs A. M. Kollasch. Donald Youngquist, former resident, has enlisted in the army. He is the son of the Rev. and Mrs A. M. Youngquist, now of Laurens. • , • Mr and Mrs Ora Simmons spent two weeks visiting members of their family in Mason ' Oitv. Waterloo and Strawberry Ppint. ' Mr and Mrs Ed Schiltz attended the Schiltz family reunion July 14 in Bancroft. Announcement is made by the Farmers Cooperative Elevator that they have purchased another bulk feed truck. With two trucks they expect to be able to offer one-day service on bulk feed orders. . The Grant Methodist church held -their annual church and Sunday school picnic Sunday at Tuttle Lake. Members of the cub scout pack and their dads enjoyed a cookout at the Al Farland farm near Tuttle Lake Sunday. Prairie Pals At Grandaenetts The Praine Pals met Wednesday, July 10, at the home of Carol and Mary Lou Grandgenett. Julie ' Nygaard presided at the business meeting. There were 14 members present. A report was given by Julie on the convention at Ames, and talks were given by Merle Ann Harig and Ruth Wise. Helen Lickteig gave a demonstration on "How to make Buttonholes." Catherine McCarthy gave a talk- Darlene Studer had charge of recreation. Mothers present were Mrs Harig, Mrs McCarthy, Mrs Grandgenett and Mrs Wise, A lunch was served by the hostesses, Make Plans For A Golden Hour Club At Burt Butt — Some 20 attended a recent meeting at fellowship hall of the Methodist Church to dis- cusit plans for a Golden Hour Club. Rev. Sarhek gave the purpose and plan of such a club in this community. It is nondenominational and for men and women over 65 years. This is a fairly new project here, but has been sponsored by the Federation of Woman's Club's for several years. Lunch was served by Mrs L. J. Miller, Mrs W. J. Lockwood and Mrs Lance Riebhoff. Mrs Jack Gettman with Mrs Lee Dixson accompanied Mrs Billy Gifford to LuVerne where they spent Wednesday afternoon with Mrs Jack Gifford. The women stopped at the David Mil- lS r i home near A 'g° na and Mr? Miller also accompanied them to the Giffords. The Birthday Circle will mee' Thursday, July 25th, with Ell* Sigsbee instead of with Berths Mansmith as planned. Lottie Isenberger will have program and two birthdays will be observed. Mrs Ella Sigsbee spent Thursday in Fairmont and that evening was honor guest at a surprise party at the Seib Benrehd.-- home in Lone Rock. The occasion was her birthday anniversary. Mr and Mrs Art Leason were Algona visitors Thursday and called on Mrs Herman Putz, B neighbor, who is hospitalized at St. Ann following a fall. Lura Sewick left Thursday for Julesburg, Colorado, where she will spend a fortnight with a sister, Mrs Maud Allen and other relatives. Miss Sewick accompanied a friend from Emmetsburg to Colorado. Mrs Louis Riedel returned Monday from Dubuque where she assisted with the care of the granddaughter. The baby, a daughter of the Gerald Riedels has been named Teri Lyn (a correction on last week's spelling). A brother Kervin Gerald, 18 months, welcomed the little sister. The children have a great grandfather. Mrs Charles Davis, whb has been a patient in the Spirit Lake hospital following surgery, will be home this week. Friends went to Spirit Lake to see her. Mrs Clyde Bristow was the winner of some $48 in the drawing Saturday night. Mrs Fred Habe- gt-r's number was drawn for second place which was $7. Long Beach Picnic The 52nd annual summer picnic of the Iowa Associations of Long Beach and Southern California will be held at the Recreation Park at Long Beach, Saturday, Aug. 17, it has been announced. Both Governor Knight of California and Governor Loveless of Iowa will appear on thf program. Dice are thought to have been invented about 1,244 B.C. ERNIE WILLIAMS Has a Specialist For Every Job Reserve Officers At Army Camp Three men from this area, t>t. Colonel John B. Wilson, Burt, and Majors Earl Legler and George W. Sefrit, Algona, are among more than 240 army reserve officers and enlisted personnel from nine mid-western states who underwent two weeks active duty at. Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, recently. Colonel Henry M. Black, professor of military engineering at Iowa State College, is eoflfimandef of the scnfltil During active duty training, officers are given a program of military education which keeps them abreast of current army doctrine and techniques. The current training period for men from this area ended July 21. First dictionaries were used by the Assyrians and Babylonians tr explain, not words, but signs. KENNY WEHRSPAN GM Factory Trained in Automatic Transmissions Our factory trained automatic transmission experts can give you maximum performance from your car. We repair all makes and models according io the manufacturers' specifications. Call us soon. ERNIE WILLIAMS Poniiac - Cadillac Home of Nationally Bonded Used Cars SPEAKING: FOR SPECIAL EVENTS AND EVERYDAY TOO, you'll find cooking , a pleasure with an electric range. It will cook perfect meals — for years and years — and for any occassion. 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