The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 1, 1945 · Page 2
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 2

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 1, 1945
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fhe Algoha tippe* Bes iCAPT. SCHULER, SWEA CITY, GIVEN AIR MEDAL AWARD Swea City: Capt. Hnrold H. Scbuler, scJn of Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. Schuler, Swea City, and husband of Mrs. Mar.iorle L. Snhu- ler, also of Swea City, lias baen decorated with the Aid Medal, it was recently announced 'by the commanding general, Sth air force. The citation which accompanied .Capt. Schiller's decoration rend: "For exceptionally meritorious achievement while serving as a pilot of a B-17 dying fortress on a number of sustained bombardment missions over Germany and enemy occupied Europe. The courage, coolness and skill displayed by Capt. Schuler on all these occasions reflect great credit upon himself nnd the armed forces of the United Sl<itp<!. Ho has participated in the eighth air force's huge daylight precision bombing offensive against the Reich's transportation arteries at Kassel, Frankfurt and Cologne. all of which were carried out •with excellent results and greatly aided our ground forces." After graduating from the Swea City high school Capt. Schuler attended Western Union college at JLe Mars until he entered the armed forces in 1942. Frank M. (Zip) Koons has been promoted from second to first lieutenant. Zip was the first American to fire a shot on French soil in World War II. Mrs. Koons came a few weeks ago for an extended visit with her father, Ed Anderson, East Chain, Minn. Clinton Vaux, Mt. Vernon, Wash., visited his father. J. L. Vaux, from Saturday till Tuesday. Clinton, who had been in the east, had also visited at the Ted Vaux home near Chicago before coming here. There he learned that while he was in Chicago he had been within 3 blocks of •his son Dick of the army. "Dickie" as he is remembered here, has been in the army 4'/a years and is now about 25 years old. Clin- Maxine Brtifidage Weds In California Courtesy Des Moines Register Mrs. J. W. Biggers, pictured above, is the former Maxine Brundage, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Brundage. She and Mr. Biggers were married recently in Oakland, Calif. Maxine is a storekeeper 3-c in the WAVES. Her husband is a storekeeper 2-c in the Coast Guard. ton also brought news of the Al Garber family, who was in the garage 'business here with him 20 years ago. Garber is also in the west and owner of a chain of garages. Kossuth Hatchery Opens C. A. Podratz of Spencer is the manager of the Kossuth County Hatchery in Algona this year. The hatchery opened about ten days ago for business in the Foster building. M. E. DeWolfe of Spencer, owner of the hatchery, was in Algona Friday looking after business here. R. L. Bailey who is agency manager of the Bankers Life Company of Mason City is spending a few days here at the Ed Thaves home. THURSDAY, FEB. 1 Matinee Z P. M. Fibber McGee and Molly —in— "HEAVENLY DAYS" CO-HIT Dennis Day —in— "MUSIC IN MANHATTAN" FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, FtfB. 2-3 ' Bob Crosby —in— .'••.' "THE SINGING SHERIFF" CO-HIT Jane Withers —in— "FACES IN THE FOG" Fun for the Family Saturday Night SUN., MON., TUBS., WED., FEB. 4-5-6-7 Daily Matinee Sunday, 1 P. M. Continuous Monday and Tuesday Matinee 2 P. M. Daily ™LOVE STORV BEHIND THE GREATEST THRU t,STORY OF THE WAR! MS Joseph COHEN My TEMPLE Monty WM COMING SOON No Advance in Prices FBI., SAT., SUN., MON. TUBS., PURPLE HEART TO PARENTS OF PVT.. DICK BATT, BURT Hurt: Mr. and Mrs. Will F. Batt recently received the Purple Heart which was awarded posthumously to their son, Pvt. Richard W. Batt. Pvt. Batt died from wounds received serving his country Sept. 25, 1944. He entered the service in August, 1943, going overseas in •January of 1944. This is the second son of Mr. and Mrs. Batt. They have three other sons in the service, Cpl. Wm. N. Batt serving in France; Daryl W. with the army probably serving overseas, who was home four days at Christmas, and Howard J., who is with the Merchant Marine since November, 1944. There are four children in school. Merwyn John started working for the Rath Packing Co. in Waterloo last week. The Pete Thiesens are moving to Lakota the first of March where Mr. Thiesen will have charge of a locker plant. Eldon Carlson had the misfortune to fracture his arm recently while cranking a tractor. Ho had the same arm broken before about three years ago. Lavine Groen has been absent trom school the past two weeks due to a throat ailment which developed into quinsy. The other Groen children have been ill with colds. Mrs. J. D. Breen and daughter Stella Mae of Algona were business callers in town Saturday. They also were callers at the Herman Rachut and Wm. Batt Homes. Norma Jean and Maude Sankey spent the week-end with Mrs. Dora Armstrong at Spencer. Mrs. Armstrong is staying with her daughter, Mrs. Merle Neilsen, this winter. Mr. and Mrs. Jake Koestler of Blue Earth, Minn., were in town Sunday afternoon. They attended the installation services for the new minister at the Lutheran church, Rev. Reith. Mr. and Mrs. Vernell Hardgrove had as dinner guests Sunday Mr. Hardgrove's mother, Mrs. John Hardgrove, his sister, Mrs. Ralph Brown, and two children, Harriette and Tommy. Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Meissoniev of Glen Ullen, N. D., visited at the Fred Stow home from Wednesday until Friday of last week. The ladies are sisters and had not seen each other for over 40 years. Mr. and Mrs. George Hawcott had a letter from their son, Pvt. Wallace Hawcott, in which he mentioned writing from a fox hole over there. Water in the fox hole and snow falling didn't make letter writing easy. The Missionary Maidens met at the home of Miss Lurena Wessel Saturday afternoon. Linda Ann Rash is a new member. ,,,Tltis meeting was to have been with Gladys and Betty Groen but' due to sickness in the Groen home the meeting place was 'changed.. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Hutzel received a letter from their son, Pvt. Glenn Hutzel, on Monday telling of his wounds which are In his arm, and similar to the wounds he received in July. They had received a message saying he was seriously wounded Jan. 6. Mr. and Mrs. John Koestler accompanied Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Hansen of .Algona to Ledyard Sunday of last week to attend the wedding of La Vonne Koestler. La Vonne is a daughter pf Mr. and Mrs. Every! Koestler and a granddaughter of John Koestler. Technician Tony Wibben is visiting his wife and other relatives here for a few days. He is stationed at a camp in California and Mrs. Wibben will return there with him soon. Mrs. Wibben has been a telephone operator here for the past year but resigned Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Fosnaugh of Algona are the parents of a daughter born Friday in the Kossuth hospital. The baby has been named Nancy Lee and her mother is the former Zita Giddings. There is one other child, a son four years old. This is another granddaughter for Mr. and Mrs. Guy Giddings. Kossuth Chapter No. 201, O. E. S., will have their school of instruction at the hall Wednesday, Feb. 7, starting at 1:30 p. m. Mrs. Lucille Johnson of Eagle Grove will have charge of instructions. Luncheon will be served for the officers at noon at the Marvin hotel. Degree work will be put on in the evening. Mrs. Paul Manor of Ellensburg, Wash., called her sister, Mrs. Ver- vell Hardgrove, by long distance Sunday. She said a recent letter to her from their brother, Pvt. Lester Schweitert, stated he had been in England about Christmas time. The Manors have been living in Washington over two years. He is manager of a large potato farm. Cpl. and Mrs. Andy Phillips are the parents of a daughter bovn Saturday in Algona. Cpl. Phillips is overseas. Mrs. Phillips is the former Pauline Moore. This is the first grandchild for Mr. and Mrs. Robert Moore. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Moore are the baby's great grandparents and Mrs. Cora Raney, Algona, is a great grandmother. The baby has been named Aundra Lee. SCHOOL NOTES 1st and 2nd Grades The first and second grades are anxiously watching Cottontail's 5 baby rabbits. They are now\ a week old. We are going to name them as soon as we can tell them apart. The stamp sale this week amounted to $6.55. Perfect scores in spelling in the second grade today were Darla Bussie, Jimraie Giddings and Dennis Hammerstrom. Darrell Davis has been absent all this week because of tonsil- itis. 3rd and 4th Grades The 3rd and 4th grades have been writing poems about, Bsl' mos, igloos and huskies. ,,&«. Andersen has brought several fhey Irene Hansen Is Wed— Irene Hansen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hansen was married to Wilbur Balk, son of/Mrs. Laura Balk of LeCenter, Minn., Thursday, Jan. 25, at 9:30 at St. Henry's church in LeCenter, with the Rev. C. K. Foley officiating. The bride Wore a light green suit with brown accessories and a corsage of gardenias and sweet peas, Laura Hansen, sister of the bride, was bridesmaid. She wore an orchid suit with brown acces- 1 sories and >a corsage of yellow roses. The two mothers wore re*d and white rose corsages. Edward, brother of the groom, was best man. The music included Ave Marie and Oh, Lord I Am Not Worthy, by Mrs. Anthony Traxel. A reception for the immediate families was given at the home 'ol the groom's mother. Out of town quests were Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hansen and daughter Laura and Mrs. Andrew Holtzbauer of Algona. Mrs. Balk is employed at the First State Bank at LeCenter and will continue working until fall. d ft gfeup' of frtfnds §iuf* was gl&yediSl Mif tables M«. Boft 'Alt evening, m Wiyift ' '*, "Up On Top 1 the W6rld" and "Ettoka-ShbO, the Cdld Lit* tie Eskimb." We have celebrated three birth* days In our room irt January 1 . They were Jfimmy McMullett, t>or- 1s Abbas and Clinton Goddeh. All brought i treats. The 3rd grade have been learning the multiplication tables of J2 and 3. Stamp sale In our room this week was $19.20. Sth and 6th Grades Joan Gifford entertained the members of the Sth grade at her home Thursday night after school in honor of her birthday. The Sth and 6th grades have organized a club. Officers chosen were: President, Palma Joy Olsott; vice-president, Yvonne DitsWorth: secretary, Charlotte Drehimel, and treasurer, John Geesmart. ; Both grades made sailors and. soldiers from wooden spoons in art class Friday. Girl Weds Soldier In Chid Camp Irvington: Mi*, and Mw. Armot Lenkee are- annouttdtig the Mai-* riage of their daughter 1 Adejle to Cpl. Harry Seheidell of Mayfield, N. J., which occurred on Jan. 20 at the military chafrel at Rice Field, Dayton, O1H6. The ceremony was performed by the army chaplain in a beautiful candlelight service. Adelle. wh6 is a 1943 graduate of the Algona high school, has been in government employment as a teletype operator for some time. The young couple took an extended wedding trip going to New/York City and Haydenfleld, N. J., where at the •latter place they will visit with friends and relatives of Mr. Seheidell. For the present they will reside at Rice Field where both are stationed. Thus another of Irvington's fine young people has gone forth from our community to establish a home, Her many friends are extending Congratulations. ^______ J ____ ^•B^«MIIM»M>««—»•••••• IETY IRVINGTON 4-H GIRLS MEET WITH DELORES BROWN Irvington: Miss Dolores Brown entertained the Irvington I's 4-H girls club at her home on Monday evening, Jan. 23, with eight girls being present. Roll call was responded to -on "W^hat .I'll dp v fo help my clUb." J A' rep'ort of: the stamps and bonds .sold since tha last meeting -was given. Ardis Bosworth was elected vice presi r dent replacing Mary Platt who has moved from the community.. An open discussion followed on woodwork and wall cleaners. Mrs. Hansen, club leader, gave a recipe for wall cleaner. Dolores Brown presented the subject of curtains, how to make them attractive with simple construction and dura'0i!- r ity. Donna Chamberlain talked on the printed sacks and their usefulness as curtains, bedspreads and dressing table covers. Mrs.' Chamberlain passed out the pictures to 'be used by the club this year in their picture study. The auditor, Laura Jean Barr, checked the personal account books of the girls. The club girls were shown tho hostess' private room to get new ideas or helpful hints for room decorations. Late in the evening lunch was sei'ved. Mrs. Paul Lindholm and son Paul were business callers at Fort Dodge last Monday. Charles, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Brown, left for Des Moines to >be inducted into the armed forces. Mrs. J. M. Cox will be hostess to the Cresco Ladies Embroidery club next Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. OHo Schultz having charge of the program. In a letter received this week to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Guderian, their son Maynard had told of receiving his Christmas packages which were somewhat delayed, on Jan. 18. Maynard has been in the Southwest Pacific for some time and at present is thought to be at or in the vicinity of Saipan. His rank is Pharmacist Mate 2-c. Friends here have received announcements of the marriage of Sgt. George Elmer Becker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Becker, to Dorothy Jean Young, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Glenn of Long Beach, Calif., at Harlingen, Texas. Set. Becker is stationed in Texas and the couple will continue to live there. George is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Becker, former Irvington residents who lived on the Lewis farm on the Ridge road, A recent letter from Everett Brown to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Brown, reveals his whereabouts to be someplace in the Atlantic on the S. S. Levi Wopdbury. Everett is a Seaman 1-c with the armed guard. He further stated he had been in North Africa, France and Italy and spent New Year's in New York City, The Brown's other son, Vaughn, is at Great Lakes receiving his boot training. Vaughn enlisted last December. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wadleigh were very pleasantly surprised last Saturday evening when a group of theip neighbors arrived at their home as a farewell courtesy in their honor. The Wadleighs will move on Thursday to Algona where they have purchased a home and will now retire. The Willis Btheringtons of Winnetoago. Minn., have rented the Wadleigh farm and will also move in on Thursday. Mrs. Etheringtpn will be 'better remembered here as the former Pearl ^elgh, pnly daughter o| !&>, M Mrs. Sjm l#i& Mr. Balk is a farmer. Delia Wltham Is" Wed— Delia May Witham, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Witham and Pfc. Pete Helmers, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Helmers mere married Wednesday evening at 7:30 at the Trinity Lutheran parsonage with Rev. Luther H. Loesch performing the double ring ceremony. The 'bride wore a white satin street length dress with a fingertip veil and carried a corsage of roses. Cassie . Helmers, sister of the groom, was the bride's attendant and wore a street length dress of blue 'and a corsage of roses. Elmer Witham, brother of the bride, was best man. A reception was given at the home of the bride's parents following the ceremony. Pfc. Helmers will report back to camp at Topeka, Kansds, Feb 14, and his wife will accompany him. Carl Dahlhauscrs Surprised— Mr. and Mrs. Carl Dahlhauser were pleasantly sur^rsed by relatives and friends Thursday evening at their home, this being their 35th wedding anniversary and also Mrs. Dahlhauser's birthday. The evening was spent playing 500 and luncheon was served with a two-tier wedding cake. Ice cream, cake and sandwiches were furnished by the relatives and friends. Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dahlhauser, Leonard and Joelen, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Dahlhauser, Judy Kay and Bernard John. Jr., Mrs. Bert Muckey, Mrs. Agnes Miller and Mr..-and Mrs. Francis McConnell and;/daughter Susank • ' ' rf-. Held— : ;•:;."•( .;' '"A stork shower was given Tuesday evening for Mrs. Craig Smith at the F. E. Sawyer home. Hostesses were Mrs. Robert Williams, Mrs. Robert Richardson, Mrs. 0. The O fe. 3. Sfihool tit ItwtrtUi tton will 'be h&ld Moftddy, Feb. Si beginning at ls30. Hie fegtilsif meeting will toe held\the same evening wheh initiatory work will be exemplified, and grand bftic'eft f>re$ented, JVIrs. Lillian Kittet 6f Cedaf Falls, wbfthy gfafld matfOH will be here for the occasion, Mrs. Paul Wille Is the new worthy matron. Dinner Party Held—' Donna Decn, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Jess Deen entertained six girls at a seven o'clock dinner party Tuesday evening. Cards and music were the: entertainment of the evening, Those enjoying the courtesy were Luella Augustine, Eleanor Kollasch, Virginia Zetgler, Mrs. Charles Mittag, Mary Lee Rochleau and Phyllis Gengler. Girl Scouts Elect Officers— The Girl Scout Troop No. 1 elected officers last Tuesday. Gloria Lane is president; Alice Vaughan, vice president; Lois Barnard* secretary; Mary Ann Tlmm, scribe, and Marilyn McGuire, treasurer. The troop has Marge Peterson as their new leader and Jo Pelisek as their new assistant leader, Mrs. W. R, Lasser Entertains—Mrs. W. R. Lasser gave a party Saturday evening in honor of Mrs, J. P. Fischer of Spirit Lake who was her college roommate and who was spending a few days here visiting. Bridge was played at two taibles. Mrs. Lasser is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Halpen. Vanguard Club Meets — The Vanguard club of the Baptist church met Friday*- evening at;; the :home of Romaic Combs. with Janet Craig as hostess and Anna Torine and Myrtle St. John as assistant hostesses. Fourteen members were present. Rev. and Mrs. R. F. Kittrell were guests. Tommy Bush 3 Years Old — Mrs. Don Bush entertained seven little guests Friday in honor of her small son's third birthday. Those attending were Julie Ann Elberts, Dicky Barry, Judy Cowan, Susan LaBarre, Ann Morris, Sheryl Immerfall and Jerry Ostrum. Ice cream and cake were served. Birthday Club Meets — Mrs. Harold Jergenson was hostess to her birthday club as a farewell party for Mrs. Raymon Henry and daughter Patty on Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Henry was presented with a gift. Garden Club to Meet — The Kossuth. ..County , Garden s at eight*WclS. Ferguson; will 'have charge-- of-;,thfi program. '• " ; "••;•'.• ' • '.""'"X"; ';; Courtesy for StreitSr- Mr. and Mrs. P. P. Zerfass and Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Linnan enter- Sorensen Specials Pitted Dates lb. 39c Dromedary Ginger Bread Mix ..pkg. 21C White Figs to Cook -lb. 29c Prunes, large size 2 Ibs. 35c Yellow Pop Corn pkg. J5c Grapenuts Wheat Meal Ig. pkg. 20c Hi Ho Crackers „*...large pkg. 21C Mixed Nuts lb. 42c Fresh Green Beans lb. |9c Rice Feast 3 P^gs. 25c No Points Fresh Frozen Kidney Beans .-2 Ibs. |5c Fresh Frozen Cherries lb. 27c Fancy Box Chocolates for Valentine Day Cauliflower, Brussels Sprouts, Turnips, Rutabagas, Parsnips, Yams, Celery, Green Onions, Radishes, Tomatoes, Green Peepers, Head Lettuce, Carrots, New Cabbage. Fresh Pineapples, Tangerines, Grapes, Regular and Pink Grapefruit, Oranges, Apples, Lemons, Limes, Veal Roasts, A Grade, 3 pts, 270 Veal Sirloin or Chops, 7 pts, ......Ib, 34c Sirloin Beef Steak, 11 pt* ..... — lb, 3§c Round Beef Steak, 13 pt», ..... » 35c fork Loin Roast, end cuts, 5 pts. lb, 27c Mor, Spam, Treet, Prem, 3 pts, can 3$C Home Rendered Lard, 2 pts, . .. lb, |9o Dressed Chickens, Fish and Oysters Free Point Mutton Bring Us YQUI- Waste Fats. We pay 4c 9 give 9 red points i pound, Sorensen Grocery A ' . , i . < ^F _ Algona Maytag Co. George Pipeline Clean Easy and Chdi-e Bey Milkens Iowa Cream Separators, electric and hand turn AtfTHOniZEO DfiALfcR FOR Maytag* and Frigidairea We Service All Makes of Washers , Refrigerators "B" Battery Packs Wrlnsrw- ttolls for All Washers Phone 399 Glenn Crllly 1 2 3 4 5 « 4 i*--?-L'^ \ f 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 ' 9' 1 •' 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 It 9 s a Kuppenhcimcr This overcoat is a scientific blend of the.wools from the Angora goat, South American alpaca and selected' sheep. Combine the advantages of • thes'e three wools with, Kuppenheimer's famous coat-making skill and .the result is 9 outstanding

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