The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 8, 1948 · Page 15
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 15

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 8, 1948
Page 15
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t?fc5f--' : "•"< V THIRD SECTION Ifblish Woman Paratrooper A fisitor; Tells of War Horrors Only Woman In Brigade Of 4,000 That Took Holland By Jun* A« Cb*ey The only woman In a group of 4500, who served in the Polish Paratroop Brigade during World Wai? II, was a visitor over the MemoHal Day holiday at the L. E. Linnan home.. She is Hen- rieha Hamburg'of Chicago. Her husband, Lee Hamburg, < and Mrs. Llrihaft's sister, Freda Was, senbcrg, were also guests of the Linnans. Henriclia's husband was the chief medical doctor of yie Pol' ish army when the Russians and Germans went into . Poland in 1939. In the evacuation, she escaped into Hungary to Budapest, end her husband reached Jaris, Neither'.knew the whertiabouls of the other. In 1940 a friend from Budapest met 'her husband in. Paris, The doctor learned' from him .that Henrietta was safe, and made arrangements through the Pojish attache for her to reach ^England by. way of Italy ,and France. In England Hcnricha joined the* Polish : Paratroop Brigade, hoping to go back t6 Poland and help her people. However,., the Brigade never got to Poland. Served in Combat ' Later it joined American and British paratroopers to make up the^ 101st Airborne Division which; went into Holland at Ny- Jemengen, where they served several mohths in combat, .Hie survivors wore returned to England after" the group suffered heavy casualties, .- V Henrietta went intd officers training school there and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the British ATS which Was similar to the WAC organteatioa in the United States. Fof a time, she trained girls in a nott-com- mission school in Scotland, When the war ended sfa'df Was asked to join UNRRA as a Welfare worker and was' sfertt to Haarcn, Holland, which w&s in the same area where stiei had been with the 101st Airborne Division. , : It was at Haarcn that she met <Miss Wassqnberg, who was also with UNRRA. Later both were sent to Salzburg, Austria, to a disfilncc'd persons ca/np. A few months after her arrival at Salz- foorg, Hcmicha became director •jf the camp which had about 700 persons. • i Husband Dies in Blilz I Henricha's husband, .the Polish doctor, w^q Uillod 'n *"«><i1and i« 1942. In 11146. whilo she was at P-ilzburu. slio first received word that members'of her family were alive. Her mother, sister and sister and sister-in-law, had been located by,the International Red Cross. They had been returned to Poland by the Russians, whd had taken them to Siberia earlier in the war. • She was able to go back to. Poland to see them when tTNURA permitted her to be in charge of a train which was taking displaced persons back to Poland. The trip took ' seven or eight THE OSTRICH. \* USUALLY .TAKEN TO BE'HIDING' WHEN SEEN WITH HIS HEAD IN? THE SAND . BUT, DUMB AS HE IS,HE DOESN'T THINK HE IS HIDING HIS ENTIRE BODY. ACTUALLY OSTftlCHES ONLY PUT THEIR HEADS &WN HOLES IN SAND TO FIND WAtli • The kjds s ore« really working-,as we go into the fourth * week of 7oyr 4 stqmp^contest—anfTthe pare'rtts ard doing . _u know y6"U flefdnd /Fading stamp for each $f.0tf you spend for morchandtse at Criiiy Appliances. fffe° stamps have q cfl$h value of one-half cent at the encf df 14 weeks, as well as being redeemable for valuable merchandise. • >, * Stamps Will Be Given As Follows This Week On Merchandise ' i ' •' * listed Below: ; '. ' ; '' " ; ;<>,, Frigidaire Sink—54 In. Tracy, Stainless Steel Smkr-54 in. _^1000 STAMPS— Frisidciire Electric Range-AAodel '-^1000 STAMPS-- Bendix Table Radio Combination— 6 Tubes — 750STAMPS-- Majestic Table Radioes Tubes —500 STAMPS -- Tricycles and Irish Mails' , i , ; Hot Plates -,-200 STAMPS — S Mdytqg Freezer^Kz Cu, Ft. ,1000 STAMPS-- days. It was made in 40 below ?.efq weather on a train composed entirety df small box ears. Hundrds of displaced persons. given three months supply of American fopd^ .were being returned to Poland, 'People died, babies were born, >as the weary souls homeward bound, huddled together, in the cold box cars. One of the harrowing experiences came, hpweVcr, after Hen- HoV>a left the D.', P. train and waited in the station for, another train. .The station. , was full of Russian soldiers who made covetous remarks' as* they eyed her duffle ,bag full. of supplies for her family and the good pair of boots she wore. Six Hours of Terror Since she wore the U. S. TINRRA uniform the Russians did not realize that, she understood all the rema'rks they were making about her. So , there she had to ,«it for six hours, nnt dar- inc to leave, knowing full well that they would ^confiscate her o fjn-ily ..-rnqrliprl Po/non Pnlnnrl. where she was united with her family , ajid • spent a week. Before coming to the U. S. she was 'able -to again visit them, and. found them in much better circumstances. It was While at Salzburg that she met Mr. Hamburg. He had been a major in the U, S. army, then was with the U. S. government as a -judge in - the Nazi trials at Salzburg. After his release from the army in 1945 he became a field director for UNRRA. They were married in Salzburg in May 4 'year ago and came to this country shortly after. Mr. Hamburg is a corporation lawyer in Chicago. Wins Degree At 'LK Floyd Sawyer, son of Dr. and_ Mrs. F. E. Sawyer, -will be graduated Saturday at the state university with -a B. A. degree, and will come home Sunday for the summer." Next' fall 'he will enter the 'U' mddical college. _ Tall Corn Prospect Bode—If anyone 'has any doub about a bumper,,- corn crop this fall he sjiould take a slant at the Marcus Rollajid- cornfield near Bode, where corn is'shooting up in rows with-not ; a vl hill missing Lqwn-o-Matk Motor Vower -750 STAMPS™ Vf&\H 52 QaL Water Heater With Double Heating Element ^1000 Hamilton Beach, Barrel! Type '- Va^wwin Sweeps n Bemberg The perfect summer weather dress. f. 11* taoftw MUSIC ". AlfO, 20 CHUPREM WAS OBISIMA1EP I9IO BV to FA1HER, WIUIA'A SMART. A CIVIL >f. BUSVtMAlJ WAS RU1HEO A* ROMAMt 1C rt>0t. Of SILENT MOVIES VJHEN SUOCKfeP TSAN* OliCOVERTO ' TlVE OPA 1 /^ AVERASE OAC» RATES TOO. ZO, FMHER'S AMP FATHER'S OAV ,C«R05 VUIU TFLL STAR* ARH ' FATHERS Ledyard Youth Sings With A Minneapolis Orchestra Ledyard — Leonard, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Warner Beenken, had an unusual experience last week. Leonard and Merritt Ploeger. had gone to Minneapolis with several others who. were attending a conference, and Leonard enrolled ior the fall term at. Northwestern Bible Institute. Then the 'boys set out to see the city. . - ' . •Interested in music and radio the boys visited Music where the Sammy Kayes orchestra was . playing. A query was 'put to the audience of pver 6,000 people on , whether any boys Oscar Berggren Has Surgery fly Wttfc EmU Larson • SwftA it fi*ffl* — Oscar Berggren, wh6 Seemed to have been recovering satisfactorily from a major operation performed a week ago at Esthefville hospital, was subject to another operation and is expected to have to remain at the hospital another week. Train To California Mrs. Lucy Hewett left Saturday by train for a Visit with her son and his wife, Mr, and Mrs. Harold Hcwctt, near Los Angeles; Calif. Memorial Visitors A large number of visitors were here for over Memorial day. Lucille Sanders of Minneapolis at the home of her sister, Mrs. Emily Larson; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sanders. Sioux City, at the parental Wm. Sanders and Henry Loofts; Jeanne Sanders, St. Paul, Minn., at Henry Looft's; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Schuler and their \twp sons of DCS Moines, at the Henry Schuler home; and Mr. and MTS. Arden Hoycy, Lone Rock were Sunday visitors at Clarence Hovey's. Mr. and Mrs; Don Gillman of Waterloo were Sunday evening guests at thp" Francis Tor/ine home. . .____ _'• Mrs. Emil Larson J and her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Lowell Larson and her son Duane left Tuesday for a short visit at Gordon Graham's, Waterloo. Mrs. Graha.m is .Mrs. E. Larson's daughter. - Bernicc Vaughn of Cedar Falls is visiting at the home of her sister, Mrs. Selmer Uhr. Leonard • Peterson of near Brainerd, Minn., came Saturday for a visit with. his old friends, the. Lewis Eckholms, Andrew Berg's, Emil Larson's. Mr. Peterson lived with his parents on the farm wherj the Wm. Thompsons lived some 50 years ago. Mr. and Mrs. Orvis Burgeson and son of St. Paul, Minn., were weekend visitors at the home of JUNE 8,1948 THE ALGONA Of VIS GftEM OVER 4,000 his parents, Ed. S. Burgeson. Mr. and Mrs.' ROy Link of Cedar Rapids were guests at the home of his brothers Ervin and Sam Link over the weekend. IF IT'S NEWS, WE YOU LOOK60 rlresent would like to conduct a Hand or sing with one. Leonard raised 'his hand along with scv- 4'al hundred others, and was one of live, chosen to Come to the platform to direct the orchestra. Leonard sang with the orchestra and was chosen winner by an applause meter. He received many gifts, among them the baton used by Sammy Kayei and for the next 30 minutes or 'SO he kept.,. busy- signing ^autographs. - . * ' T ~* Leonard was also offered a contract to sing with .the orchestra, but he declined the offer. McCreery Honors Get Mention The Drake University Alumnus for May. gave headed mention to the honors recently paid to Dr. J. W. McCrcery; Whittemore, on his completion of 50 years in the practice of medicine. In 1898 the doctor was graduated from the Drake College of Medicine, which was later discontinued. WANT ADS BRING Absentia Graduate Richard, son of Mr. and Mrs.. Gleri Strayer, has been graduated ff6m 'the local high school, though at Barber's Point, Hawaii. This was under arrangement made for cases of persons in service. He signed up two years ago in July, and his term extends to-February 1950. Mrs. Dor'a Dowd .and her daughter Ethel spent Memorial day at Emmetsburg. . Have you checked lately to be sure .yout combine and other farm equipment are reacty tor'work next season? . '. ; . i Are there any parts 'that, might not tajt' another year If there's doubt in your mind, please jcall us or drop in, We'll give your equipment a .thorough servicing and, if new parts are needed', supply you with genuine IH parts. , Algona Implement Co. Walt and Deb Hall COMMERCIAL ST. 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