The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 21, 1965 · Page 12
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 12

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Tuesday, September 21, 1965
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BTAtUSHlD IMS ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1965 2nd Section 3.68 Inches Rain Here During The Past Week Nearly four inches of rain fell in the Algona area in the past week, according to weather records here. The official tabulation at the KLGA weather station was 3.68 inches up through Monday morning, with a light drizzle-mist in progress. Despite reassuring words as to the crop maturity and harvesting outlook, there was considerable worry and pessimism on the part of the farmers of the area about their 1965 crops. The colder weather has definitely been slowing down the maturity of beans, and the chief danger is an early frost. Clear skys and a fairly warm wind for a couple of days would be most welcome and make a whale of a difference in the final yield outcome, it is generally agreed. The weather predictions were for cloudy skys today, but probable clearing weather by Wednesday. The week's weather: DATE Sept. 14 Sept. 15 Sept. 16 Sept. 17 Sept. 18 Sept. 19 Sept. 20 HI 72 70 58 56 64 56 •*" LO R 50 43 .99 45 .01 53 .52 50 1.40 53 .40 47 .36 "KoMnth County'! Fnvorite Newspaper" Joseph Ford Of Bancroft Heart Victim BANCROFT - Funeral services for Joseph Ford, 58, were held Monday at 9:30 a.m. in St. John's Catholic church, with Msgr. J. H. Schultes officiating. Burial was at St. John's cemetery with Garry Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Mr. Ford died suddenly at noon Thursday, suffering a heart attack after returning home for dinner. He had been at work at the fertilizer plant during the forenoon. Mr. Ford farmed all his life near Bancroft, moving to town about 10 months ago. Besided his wife, Camilla, he leaves one daughter, Mrs. James Clark, St. Louis, Mo.; four sons, Richard , Algona, Thomas, Ft. Dodge, James who just returned to an army base after spending his furlough here, and David at home. One sister Mrs. Joseph Mousel, Mason City, two brothers, Edward Ford, Iowa City, and Vincent Ford, Bancroft, and three grandchildren also survive. Shed And Hay Destroyed In Lone Rock Fire Fire destroyed a hay shed and 4,000 bales of alfalfa hay Tuesday night, Sept. 14, on the P.M. Christenson farm 1 1/2 miles west of here. Fire broke out about 6 p.m. The Lone Rock fire department was on the scene all night. Lone Rock firemen succeeded in saving a nearyby twin shed with a similar amount of hay. The fire is believed to have resulted from lightning during an electrical storm about noon Tuesday, smouldering throughout the afternoon until it burst into flames about suppertime. At about 75 cents a bale, the loss will exceed $3,000 including the shed. Christenson feeds a large number of Hereford cattle. MR. AND MRS. Nat Bangs have as guests the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Gridley, Locust, N. J., who came on Wednesday and will be here three weeks. -They came via Canada and the Great Lakes. -AT HOOD'S HORMEL'S THIS IS A GOOD TIME TO rOMDAPC I Com P aretnisAd CUiyif AKE ! with any other- Every-Day Shelf Prices are Lower Too! 7 to 10 p.m. Only WEDNESDAY NITE - Sept. 22 Sizzlers DESSERT TOPPING DREAM WHIP 4 01. pkg. ORANGE DRINK 17 Varieties of Flavorite Cookies CONTADINA 46 oz. tins PIZZA with Sauce and Cheese Makes Two 12-inch Pizzas For FOLGER'S COFFEE SUPER WALU IN ALGONA 3 HOURS ONLY - 7 to 10 p. m. Wednesday Night, Sept. 22

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