The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 22, 1945 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 22, 1945
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The Algona Upper Des MoineS, Algona, Iowa, Y Prudence Chapter, Royal Arch Masons, To Hold Reception \ Prudence Chapter, No. 70, Roy- Jftl Arch Masons, will hold a re- Ceptlon for candidates exalted in 1944 at the Masonic Temple on Monday, February 26, at 8 p. in. The Grand High Priest, D. D. Monlux, and the Grand Chaplain, Dr. D. R. Martin, of the Royal Arch Masons of Iowa, will be present, and a special program and refreshments are being arranged. All Masons and members of the O. E. S. and their families will be welcome. Husband of Algona Girl Given Air Medal Mrs. Lawrence A. Coppotelli, 522 E. Call street, is in receipt of a letter from Lt. Gen. Geo. C. Kenney, commander of allied forces in the southwest Pacific area, in which he writes: Dear Mrs. Coppotelli: Recently your husband, Lt. Pvt. Russell Mahoney On Overseas Duties A card from the war department to Mr. and Mrs. John Mahoney Saturday indicates that their son, Pvt. Russell Mahoney, has been assigned to overseas duties as his mailing address is now an APO number out of San Francisco. Russell was home for eight days in January on delayed orders and transfer from Camp Roberts, Calif., to Fort Ord, Calif. Pvt. Mahoney graduated as "messenger sender" at Camp Roberts Jan. 12 where he had taken radio, code, radar and other studies. Russell, not yet 19, was inducted last August. St. Joseph's parish hall where a three course dinner was served A three tiered wedding cake topped by a miniature bride and grc rn, decorated the table. The couple will make their home on the bridegroom's mother's farm southwest of Corwith. > Lawrence A. Coppotelli, was decorated with the air medal. It was an award made in recognition of courageous service to his combat organization, his fellow American airmen, his country, his home •and to you. He was cited for meritorious achievement while participating in aerial nights in the Southwes Pacific area from July 29 to Sep tember 5, 1944. These flights in eluded bombing missions agains enemy installations, shipping anr supply bases, and aiding considerably in the recent successes in this theatre. I would like to tell you how genuinely proud I am to have men such as your husband in my command, and how gratified I am to know that young Americans with such courage and resourcefulness are fighting our country's 'battle against the aggressor nations. And you, Mrs. Coppotelli, have every reason to share that pride and gratification. G. C. Kenney, Commander. Runcheys Have Job In Mare Island Navy Yard The Upper Des Moines is in receipt of a copy of the Mare Island Navy Yard ' Grapevine, a weekly paper published by the navy department for the thousands of employees there building ships. The paper, of four pages, contains pictures and news stories and articles of interest to workers. The Grapevine was sent to us by Charley Runchey, Algonan, now a welder in one of the shops Uiere. Mrs. Runchey is also employed in the yards in what is termed as one of "the flag lofts. Many Farm Changes Irvington Township Irvington: The exodus of moving has already started and to date several changes have been made. The Roy Pitmans of Corwith have moved to the Crowell place vacated by the Rex Nolans who have gone to Bancroft. The Donald Heiters have rented the Irma D. Adams farm and plan on moving there if Mr. Heiter is not inducted into the armed forces. The Orville Hedricks on the Adams farm will go to the Carl Ebert place east of Whitte- mpre. The Andrew Godfredsons will move to the Chester Bailey place north of Algona and Mr. and Mrs. Wade Ball of Lakota will move to the place vacated by the Godfredsons. The Albert Leighs moved about Dec. 1 to the Kuhlmann farm south of Irvington. The John Lenertz family will go to the Lewis farm on the Ridgeroad and the Steven Loss, Jr.'s to the Edw. Mawdsley place. Goetz and Trenary Wedding at Wesley Wednesday, Feb. 7 Wesley: Miss Gladys Gertrude Goetz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Goetz, became the bride cf Robert Trenary in a single ring wedding ceremony at St. Joseph's Catholic church Wednesday morning, Feb. 14, with Rev..L. N. Klein officiating . The bride wore white silk chiffon gown with finger tip veil with a blusher held in place by a pearl tiara. She oarriecl a bouquet of roses and snapdragons and wore a string of jearls, the gift of the bridegroom. Her bridesmaid was Miss Marory Ann Trenary, niece of the bride, who wore iSink net and had Carnations and snaps in her hair ind carried pink carnations. The bridegroom's attendant was Clar- Wesley Parents Given Son's Posthumous Purple Heart Award Wesley: Mr. and Mrs. August Sarman recently received the Purple Heart awarded to their son, Teeh.-Sgt. Paul Garman, posthumously. He was reported missing over Germany Sept. 11 and word came Dec. 30 of his death. He was engineer and gunner on a B-17 and was in the 467th (bomb squadron. Paul joined the army in May, 1942, and left the states June 20, 1944. Engagement Announced— Miss Betty Doris Lee's engagement to Marine Sergeant Russell Ellsworth Halsrud of Irving- HOSPITAL NEWS Kossuth Hospital Feb. 14: Ed Rich, Algona, medical. Feb. 15: Mrs. D. D. Greer, Algona, boy. Feb. 16: Mrs. Lewis Marshall, Algona, girl; Mrs. Chas. Reaper, Algona, surgical; Mrs. M. I. Lichter, Burt, boy. Feb. 17: Mrs. Bob Loss, Algona, medicalfc Mrs. Oliver Mathson, West Bend, accident; Mrs. Russell Waller, Algona, tooy. Feb. 19: Mrs. J. T. Chrischilles, Algona, medical. Feb. 20: E. W. Reilly, Lone Rock, medical. Feb. 21: Marjorie Lattimer, Bancroft, surgical; Mrs. Eugene Nelson, Algona, boy. General Hospital Feb. 17: Mrs. Emma Malone, Swea City, medical. Feb. 19: Mrs. Alton Rochleau, Rivcrdale Rustlers 4-tt Held— / The girls of the Riverdale Rust' lei's 4-H club met Saturday, Feb. 17, at the home of Helen Becker with Mary Thilges as assistant hostess. Eleven members answered to roll call which Was "My Hobby or Chief Interest," Helen Becker gave a demonstration on "Dresser Scarfs" and Mary Joyce Capesius demonstrated oil "Repair of wobbly furniture, , . daughter bf Mrs. Hansen. Marine* Club MeM— The Mariner elub met at the uA eve- With Mr. and Mrs. Joseph gluing and meeting was reinforcing." closed with The the Whittemore, surgical. Feb. 20: Percy Brink, Burt, surgical; Mrs. Edwin Lieb, Algona, boy. Feb. 21: Mrs. Dale Widen, Corwith, surgical. AROUND IOWA Goetz, brother of the bride. Following the ceremony a re- eption for 65 guests was held in Surprise Backfires Fred Brent of Indianola is "visiting" his brother, Martin, at San Diego. Martin is "visiting" his brother, Fred, in Indianola. Neither knew the other was planning to go to their respective THURSDAY, FEB. 22 Matinee at 2 P. M. Susanna Foster, Donald OConnor —in— "BOWERY TO BROADWAY" FRl., SAT., SUN., MON., TUBS., FEB. 23-27 homes, however, both are visiting other relatives so the trips were not in vain. Three Trips The department knew all the corners on the way to the Lyal-Fox farm after making three trips to the place when extinguishing a fire -in a silo. The fire smouldered in the silage and was difficult to put to put out. No cause for the blaze could be determined. Seventeen Seventeen times, Millie Curtis of Waverly has voted during a presidential election. The 85-year old man voted for the first time during the presidential election in 1880 when James Garfield was BETTY DORIS LEE . ton has recently been announced by her parents, Mr. and, Mrs. J. W. Lee of Cherry Point, N. C. Russell is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Halsrud of Irvington, and he has been stationed at Cherry Point since his return recently from the south Pacific where he spent 22 months. Plum Creek 4-H Club Held— The Plum Creek 4-H club met at Maxnie Shipler's home Feb. 10. The meeting began at 2:15 p. m. Roll call "One Way I Can Mak'e My Room More Comfortable" was answered by all the members. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. The treasurer's report was given. Mrs. Long demonstrated how to make a scrap book and the members voted on which size they wanted. Marilyn -Weber and Harriett Grubb reported on the last training school. Reports were Riven as follows: Harriett Grubb, "What to Consider In Choosing New Wallpaper"; Marilyn Weber, "Curtains"; Marion Zeigler, "How to Prevent Colds"; Beverly Kain, "Picture Study", and Jane Keith, "Courtesy." The secretary distributed the pictures for picture study. The meeting was adjourned and lunch was served by the ?ames, Jennie Crack Corn, and Brown Eyed Mary. After the meeting, the girls took a farewell gift to Angela Erpeldlng, a club member who was unable to attend the meeting due to an illness. Miss Erpelding will be leaving this community very soon. Arlene Faber will be hostess at the next meeting on March 17, with Verena Kayser assisting. Townscnd Club Meets— Algona Townsend Club No 1 met with Mr. and Mrs. John Flora on Tuesday evening, Feb. 20, for their regular business ses- *. , ' Mrs. Lloyd Pratt as firs mate, Mr. and Mrs.^Beecher Lfcne sion. It was voted that a "Town elected. School Larnin' presents: The screen's most distinguished cast in A STORY OF TODAY'S LOVE, ^ . LAUGHTER, HOPE and DREAMS! CLAUDETTE COLBERT] JENNIFER JONES JOSEPH GOTTEN " SHIRLEY TEMPLE MONTY WOOLLEY LIONEL BARRYMORE ROBERT WALKER SINCE YOU WENT AWAY H/vTTlE McDANIEL AGNES MOOREH EAD • NAZIMOVA Continuous From 1 O'clock WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, FEB. 28-MARCH 1 Ray Milland, Marjorie Reynolds "MINISTRY OF FEAR" Co-Hit—O. W. I. Short If You Have a Loved One in the Pacific See "BROUGHT TO ACTION" A^tuaJ Fflm Record of the Defeat of the Japanese Navy in the Second Battle of the Philippines The sixth grade pupils at the [rving building in Indianola are learning the value of bartering One day, each of the pupils brought some article which he could barter or exchange as was done in olden days. No Extractions Ex-Senator J. E. Doze of Humeston recently celebrated his 91st birthday. Mr. Doze still has his complete set of natural teeth, with only one gold crown on a front tooth. The former senator drives his car to and from the office each day and continues to keep many of the firm's records. Two Trials For the first time, at least for the first time in anyone's memory in Waverly, two cases were being tried before two judges in different rooms of the Bremm- county courthouse at the same time. The two trials required a little extra work on the part of some for carrying law books up and down 1he stairs but otherwise it went "of like a top." .Two for One A story about good marksmanship is told by Fos Sarchett of Indianola. Accompanied by Don Stewart and Howard German Sarchett went fox hunting. They saw one fox, and Fos shot it on the run. When the men went to pick it up, they found two foxes The two had evidently run together at the time the shot hit, Pupils Probably Disappointed Even though the boiler in the heating plant at the Cowrie consolidated school broke down anc the school building could not be heated, school children held their classes in churches and the town hall. It was found necessary to completely rebuild the boiler which will require several weeks Lous' Slide, Sports enthusiasts of Ventura have built a 90-foot toboggan slide, with a long runway onto the lake. Steps have been built for climbing the hill. A large skating rink was scraped off and a warming house moved in. The project was promoted by the community with everyone invited to participate. Not a Fire Mrs. Leslie Esbeck of Elk Horn reported to officials that she saw a stream of fire in the basement of her home. Immediately after turning in the alarm, she learned that the "fire" was Arthur Andersen trying to thaw out water pipes with a gasoline torch. I/ 10th of a Ton A 200-lb. Holstein heifer calf was born on the E. R. Wood farm near Spring Hill on Christmas day. Dr. J. W. Winter, Norwalk veterinarian, stated it was the largest calf he had ever seen at birth. The calf lived only a few minutes but was normal in every way. Popular Date Jan. 1, is a popular date in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Bullerman of Calmer. Four years ago on that date a son was born. Jan. 1, 1945, was the birth date of another son. Another son born two years ago has to celebrate his birthday alone—his is Jan. 3. hostess. Games -were played. Mrs. Wayne Keith was a visitor. The next meeting will be held i'.t Marilyn Weber's home. Mrs. D. Kollasc'h Honored— A farewell party was held last Thursday for Mrs. Duane Kollasch by the members of her sewing club. A dinner was served at the Chrome cafe with election of new officers following The(y all attended the movies later. Mrs. Herman Schumacher' was elected president; Dorothy Gisch, secretary-treasurer; and Eileen Thul, publicity. Others attending were Faye Lashbrook, Betty Wildin, Mrs. Robert Willasson, and Mrs. Francis Platt. At the time the party was given the Kollasches • expected to nove to Sioux Falls, S. D., where VIr. Kollasch was employed in a shoe store. Because there were no living quarters" to be' found, he returned to Algona and began employment at the local hemp plant Wednesday. Prior to his going to Sioux Falls he had been employed at the S & L store here. Meeting" be held at one meeting every second month. All bulletins and Washington flashes were read. The next tegular club meeting is to be held on Tuesday evening, March 6, with Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Carney as hosts. Following the meeting everyone enjoyed 500, with high score to Mrs. James Magonegil; low to Mrs. Clarence Swedin; travel to Mrs. C. A. Heard; an3 door prize to John Flora. At 11:15 the guests were served a light lunch by the hostess and her assistants. The sewing group is to meet Monday afternoon, Feb. 26, with Mrs. H. R. Brooks. Mrs. C. L. Harvey Has Birthday Surprise— Mrs. C. L. Harvey was pleasantly surprised on Valentine's day when a surprise dinner party was given her in the dining room of Boswell's lunch room in honor of her birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Willard Gregson acted as host and hostess to their group of friends who played cards following the dinner. Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Muckey won high prize and Mr. and Mrs. Harvey won low prizes. The "ming table bad as the center- iece a bouquet of flowers which was a gift to Mrs. Harvey. .Tulla Bourne Weds Naval Officer— Dr. and Mrs. M. G. Bourne attended the wedding of the doctor's sister, Miss Julia Bourne at as log'-keeper, and Mr. and Mrs Keith Strayer as pursers. At the close of the meeting numbers were drawn for filled baskets brought by the members, Auxiliary Sewing: Carpet Rags— The Legion Auxiliary hiet at the home of Mrs. Wm. Dau Tuesday. The afternoon was spent by sewing carpet rags. Lunch was served by the hostess, Mrs. Dau. The group will meet again next Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 1:30 at the home of. Mrs. A. I. Holta to sew more carpet rags. U.'S, W. to Meet— The United Service Women of America, Inc., will meet in the high school building Monday, Feb. 26, at 8 p. m. There will be« some new members taken into tho organization and a musical program will follow the business meeting. Birthday Dinner Given— Mr. and Mrs/ Harry Barton entertained at dinner Sunday in honor of their daughter Marilyn's llth birthday. Guests were Mrs. Barton's parents and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hauptman and Dorothy of \Wesley. hoflSS of tiim, aieMri fiattey; They 6fe seMbg loathe St. Monica H6m& 1ft Des" Moines, Merry Ml*elr*7t"''?feStoni»« The Merry Mixers elub met at the home of Mfs, L, D. Preston Thursday aftefn66n. , — _ Valemine patty WMnetdft? Might. ' ;melt«befs r tfef s sefvM 'by Brown, Sftd Kni The Knitting elub met at the of Mrs, d. U, Pollafd day afternoon. Program of Familiar Music Algona High School Instrumental and Vocal jMUsic Dept. A. EL S. Auditorium * Sunday, Feb. 25 3" p. m. ADMISSION FREE Details of program elsewhere in this issue. Cleveland Ohio, last Monday, making the trip from Des Moines by. plane in less than five, hours. Miss Bourne, who is a daughter o£;''Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Bourne, Pioneer residents of Kossuth * nty, now living in Arizona, is lieutenant (j.g.) in the WAVES apned at Cleveland. The groom _: Lieut. Robert Cutler of Ober- liriy Ohio, now stationed at Great Lakes, Illinois. Surprise Birthday Dinner— Mr. and Mrs. Alton Hurlburt of'Kanawha were surprised Sunday when friends and relatives brought filled baskets to help celebrate their birthdays, which were last week. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Ornie Behrehds an faijhily, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hul bert and family, Mr. and Mrs SchUyler Bates and family, all o Lop'e Rock. Mr. and Mrs. Donal Hurlburt and family and Mr. an' Mrs! Everett Richardson and fam ily of Algona and Mr. and Mrs Hurlburt and family o Fairmont. P. .W. Hansens Entertain— Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Hansen re- ANY SIZE EVANGELISTIC MEETINGS Begin at the Church of the OPEN BIBLE Sunday, Feb. 25 at 8 P. M. Nightly Except Monday HEAR Keith L. and M. Marie Jiume Son and Mother You'll not Want to miss hearing this young maq preach the "OLD TIME GOSPEL" Stirring song services. Special numbers, YOU Axe Cordially Invited Rev. and Mrs. R. P. Ps&er, Pastors Fresh Fruits and Vegetables O. 1 RED TRIU POTATOES EXTRA FANCY DEICIOUS APPLES ^ $4.89 TEXAS **• ' " "' 11* *• T GRAPEFRUIT 10 39c 4b doz. VVV TURNIPS 2 ta I9c FRESH PINEAPPLE M 39c NO. 1 RED TRIUMPH CALIF. SUN 1S1ST JUICY NAVEL ORANGES FANCY WAXED ..Each Cut Green Beans Mayflower (10 points per can) ZfC No. 2 Cans • White Corn Mayflower Cream (20 pts. can) i No. 2 Cans Tomatoes Mayflower (20 points per can) 2 No. 2 Cans 25c 2 Pork & Beans 21c 1 Ib. Cans Fresh Frozen Black Berries, Ib. 35c. 2 Ibs. 69c Nine Big Values for 9c Each JACK SPRAT WHEAT FLAKES ! 8o , PJ ;,9c JACK SPRAT SALAD MUSTARD m 0 , Jar 9c JACK SPRAT HORSERADISH MUSTARD 8% ^ 9c NAVY BEANS Perlb .9 c POSTTOASmS, 110 , Pk ,9c MORTON'S PLAIN OR IODIZED SALT ; 26 oz. Pk g . 9c DERBY BARBECUE SAUCE ' lulMat ^ LEWIS LYE .,..; : ... PM ^ 9c MAYFLOWER VANILLA FLAVORING •»„,_,. 9 C .8 oz. Bottle Good Buys Campbell's No. 1 can Tomato Soup ......§c J. S. Enriched 25 Ibs. Flour JI.39 J. S. Enriched (Dish Free) Flour ..50 Ib*. $2,49 Baking Powder 16 oz,Calumet |£Q Plain or Chocolate Ovaltine -34c Small Oxydol ... 2 for |5 G Small Dux 2 for |5c Large Super Suds 2 for 21 fi Crystal White L.arge Bar Soap ,. T ....:d for Lenten Suggestions and Meat PERCHFILLEtS ' ,„ 42o NORTHERN PIKE FILLETS „ 3S RED SALMON STEAK. .,„ LONGHORN CHEESE FANCY SLICED BACON PURE PORK SAUSAGE .Ib, - Ib, Roll 3 3! 3( RAY'S Jack Sprat

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