The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 1, 1945 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 1, 1945
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MANY FARM MOVES MARCH 1ST IN THE ST. JOE VICINITY St. 3-oer. Farmers making moves in this vicinity are the John Er- peldlngs to a farm east of W'hit- temore, and Andrew and Paul 15rpelding are working the land vacated by the John Linerty family to the Lewis farm on the Ridgeroad near Irvington: the Vernon Kramers to the Fitzgerald farm near Livermore; the Albert Kramers who have been employed by Bonnstetters near West Bend to the farm vacated by the Vernon Kramers; Mr. and Mrs. Aloysius Thilges to a farm west of Algona. Donald McOuire, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. T. McGuire, arrived home Sunday morning for a 15 day furlough. He has been in the service since December, 1944, and stationed in North and South Carolina. He is in the marines. John B., Frank and Alfred Reding visited with Mrs. Mike Reding and Mrs. Alfred Reding in 'Eoohester over the week-end. A farewell party was given by •neighbors for the Vernon Kra- ED DOWNS HAS BIG FARM SALE; MOVES TO WESLEY HOME Wesley: Mrs. Alt Studer and Mrs. Julius Seiler and son Michael returned Friday from Hayfleld, Minn., where they had been to attend the farm sale Wednesday of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Downs. It was reported to be as large a farm sale as was ever held in that part of Minnesota. In spite of the continuous snow storm the two 'auctioneers held the crowd's attention and the sale was very near Bancroft, was a visitor at I satisfactory. Thursday evening the home of her grandmother, on nn t«v..k nnn „„„,. :„ ,,.IH, ,.,~u Mrs. Rose Stattleman, last week. Zita Thill of St. Benedict spent last week at the Adolph Fuhrmann 'home. mers last Tuesday evening. Mr. ahd Mrs. Frank Droessler of Bancroft were Sunday visitors with relatives here. Mrs. Droessler is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Illg. Mr. and Mrs. Julius Capesius entertained their 500 club Sunday evening. High score prize went to August Bernau and Rosina Thilges. Travel prize was won by Vernon Barker. Lunch was served to the players. Mr. and Mrs. Nick Thilges and daughter Ma|rcelJ.a returned Thursday everting from a week's visit with Mrs. Thilges' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jake Zeller at Watertown, S. D. Karen Vollmer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Vollmer, of Alutians Not So Bad If your soldier is in the Aleu- .ians, don't worry too much. At Dutch Harbor he may be able to cut the fog into bricks, but he will never get a sunstroke at 80 degrees and their lowest temperature is just 43 degrees warmer lhan the Algona low. It is very :iice in Iceland, too, with a high of 71 and a low of only —G. Henry Field's Seeds Yes, we have a complete line of farm seed, also a large line of Garden Seeds. We also carx-y Sargents Feeds. White's Market 20 neighbors came in with well filled baskets of goodies and surprised Mr. and Mrs. Downs. Following a social evening the self- invited guests served delicious refreshments and presented the honored couple with an occasional table as a farewell gift. Mr. and Mrs. Downs moved into the Wesley residence which they purchased from Henry Sherman. It is the house vacated by the U. Marco family. Sherman bought it from the late Anton Goetz estate. The American Legion and Auxiliary will hold a joint meeting Tuesday evening, March 6. A pot luck lunch will ibe served at 7 o'clock. Frank Ulish of Fort Dodge, state highway safety chairman, will show moving pic- town this week, ., wh«re he has been We past month. the Lions club Is 9p"orisoriri| a combination sale Saturday, Maix 24, to be held on the band stand. Anyone having something for the sale should contact John Hutchl* son, Lael Root, Dr. Richardson,' Tom McMahon or Roy Kleinpeter. Joe Johnson Is now attending a radar school at Fort Lauder- daie, Fla. Ed Johnson is at Kelly Field, Texas and Pfc, Wm. Johnson Is at Selfridge Field, Mich; The boys are sons of Mrs. Helen Johnspn. Mrs. Francis Richter submitted to an appendectomy at the Mercy hospital in Mason City Monday morning. Members of the United Service Women held work meetings at the Mrs. Oliver Young and Mrs. Tillie Loebig homes Monday afternoon. Comforters were tied and drapes sewed. Lenten devotions in St. Joseph's Catholic church will be leld at 2:30 Sunday afternoon. 3:00 Wednesday evenings ana 3:15 Friday afternoons. Geraldine Seefelt, who is employed in Fort Dodge, spent the week-end here at her parental Fred Seefelt home. Marguerite Pfeffer of Des Moines spent the week-end here at the home of Mrs. L. L. Pfeffer. A farewell surprise party was leld at the Ole K. Flom home Monday evening by a large group of~"heighbors. Floms moved to SWEA-EAGLE BOY WOUNDED AND ONE MISSING IN ACTION Swea-Eagle: Afrs. Richard L$ land received ft message from the War Department Thursday that her husband, Aviator Richard Leland, is missing dn action in the Pacific. He Is a gunnei 4 on a B-20 super flying fortress. Mrs. Leland and small daughter live with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schular, Mr. and Mrs. Emll Larson received a message Wednesday from the War Department stating their son, Pvt. Lowell -D. Larson, was slightly wounded in action in France Feb. 5, He has been across three weeks. tures. He will show the pictures and give a talk to the pupils of both schools that afternoon. Vearl Benskin, who operates a bread truck out of Cedar Rapids, spent several days the first of the week at his parental Curtis Benskin home. Friday evening dinner guests •••••••I at the Erling Flom home were Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Flom, Jr., and Mildred Fox. The dinner honored the latter 'Mrs. Flom who observed a birthday Saturday. Mrs. Frank Hauptly submitted' to a major operation at the Mercy hospital in Mason City last week. Cpl. Don Kraus left Monday for Jefferson Barracks, Mo. He had spent a 40 day furlough here and had been married to Miss Jeanne Ketchen of Emmetsburg. Don will return to Italy. He has been overseas thre'e years. Mr. and Mrs. Will Ketchen of Emmetsburg, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Kraus and Mr. and Mrs. Don Kraus went to Manly Monday afternoon and were dinner guests at the Jake Kraus home. Lowell Erdman wrote his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Erdman,, that he is enjoying his training in the army air corps at Biloxi, YOUR CAR NEEDS EXTRA GOOD CARE NOW! Winter weather is hard on a new car. But it can really play havoc with a car as old as yours! That's why you'll b* tvise, these cold months, to drop in frequently at your Phillips 66 Service Station, for car-saving and tire-saving services. Your Phillips 66 Dealer will gladly check the battery, air filter, oil level, and anti-freeze protection. Once a week, too, let him check your tires for proper Inflation. He'll also look for nail holes and bruises, and warn you when recapping is necessary. jSecause it is so essential for your car :vtS 'Stay in use, be sure to stop in regularly for these vital services... at the Orange . snd Black 66 Shield. The John Laubenthal family was honored at a farewell surprise party Monday evening by a group of neighbors. They moved to a farm near Bancroft. The Joe Weig family will move to the farm vacated 'by the Laubenthals. Emma Studer reports that her brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs Ed Studer of Excelsior, Minn., are visiting relatives in Montana and California. Pauline Hildman is spending the week at Clear Lake where she is taking medical treatment. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Goetz observed their 18th wedding anniversary Thursday, Feb. 22. y^-- 'Cora For Your Car For Your Country, S.. All Women's and Children's HARMS SUPER SERVICE STATION State and Phillips Sts. Frank Haldcman, Operator and Manager Harms Oil Co., Distributors John N. Thul, Agent Phone 74 — Algona The Pick of All Chicks Are Swift's Baby Chicks / Hatched from selected, tested flocks, Swift's Baby Chicks are bred for High Livability—Fast Growth—Fast Feathering — Early Maturity— Profitable Production SWIFT'S HATCHERY Algoua, Iowa t We Have Plain Colored Outing Flannel White, Pink, Blue We waited 8 months for these. OVERALLS Buy them St. Benedict Soldier With Battling Group St. Benedict: Just recently Mr. and Mrs. Ben Dorr received a letter from their son, Staff Sgt. Ralph J. Dorr, written on the western front and in which he enclosed a clipping from the Stars and Stripes telling of the activities of his outfit. The clipping: "With V Corps, France: When German prisoners of war taken in this section referred to the 'Panzer Grenadiers' who stopped them cold at Monsch-au, they were speaking of the 38th Cav. Recon. Sqdn. Turner infantryman in defense of this vital point, the troopers met and repulsed four attacks on their front despite the pressure of enemy paratroopers who had landed in their rear. Just released fsom First Army's secret list, the 38th has been fighting on the continent since D-plus-6. They claim to be the first American unit to have entered Paris last August. Heading the Fourth Army across northern France and into Belgium, they have since been hitting into the defenses of the Siegfried line." /. S-Sgt. Dorr is a coofc with thfe Hq. Tr. of the 38th Cav. RCN squadron, First Army. He had written a letter in October to his parents in which he stated that the only time they had slept in a bed since D-Day was the short time they were in Paris and in his last letter he wrote, "We're Lone Rock Boys Pick On Two Year Limit to the Day, Then a Leave Lone Rock: Raymond Ed Schultz, EM-2c, arrived home last Friday nig ht after being gone two years to the day, and being stationed at Parl Harbor. He Will spend his 30 day leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Schultz, He is the second son of flheirs that arrived home two years exactly to the day. The other was Alfred Alex Schultz, WT-2c, who arrived home lasi Oct. 11 exactly two years after leaving. Chenilles Vi.B. NoTtoft Perc'lvai Moiori, Ken* M6t6r CL .._ .,. Ros, CO. MM, CO., Repairs • J§ C. A. Heard, ftepaifs ..; 22.8S Mdke's DX, Gas . 37*19 fid'd pX SerV.. Gas 1.08 Dutch's Super Serv,, Gas 3.28 Cent, OH Co., Gas.*..., 36.64 C, G. Vefrtelcher, Mdse. .... 6.30 Joe Medln, Salary 65.00 Matt Parrott St Sows Co., Mdse. ^ _ 34,13 Advance Pub. Cb'!J"prJn'tiriiJ 23.94 Fife Maintenance fund Algona ,1ns. Co,, Ins 11.26 Algona Fire Co., Labor .... 64.00 Greenberg Auto Sup., Mdse 1.22 Wm. Dau Gar.. Repairs Ken Frankl, Gas 4.02 1,38 Deposit Fund L, Dltsworth, Refund 6.00 E. E. Johnson, Refund ........ 5.00 E. Edwards, et al, Refund 35.00 Sewer Fund C. Pollard, Salary 20.PO F, Ostrum, Salary ............ 24.58 Comfort Station Fund P. Sawyer, Rent 25.00 M.. Jones, Salary 35.00 Sec. 2. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval. tfis$> el f eBfttlwp Algona Ma Geofgc Pipeline Clean Efls£ and! Chore Boy Milkers Iowa Cream Separators, electric and hand turn V* and % h, p. Motors Milking Machine Inflations, Tubing and ^ Gaskets for All Makes AUTHORIZED DEALEK FOft May tags and Frigidaire* We Service All Makes of \Vash6rs and Refrigerators "B" Battery Packs Phone 399 Wringer Rolls for All Washers Glenn CHHy COUNCIL MINUTES fighting like h- and I don't see how the nazis can hold out much longer." S-Sgt. Dorr was the first St. Benedict boy to volunteer and join the armed forces March 25, 1941. UNION NEWS Mrs. Louis Schumacher entertained 27 guests at 7 o'clock dinner last Thursday evening in honor of her father's birthday anni- 'ersary. The honoree was Earl Sheppard of Whittemore. Other ;uests were Mrs. Sheppard and son Duane, Mr. and Mrs. John Chill and son Harold of LuVerne, VIr. and Mrs. Lester Schumacher and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. German Thilges, Mr. and Mrs. Harley Will and Mrs. Paul Lud- ,vig, all of Wihittemore; Mr. and Mrs. Bert Baldwin and family of Algona, and Pvt. Louis E. Marshall of Sheppard Field, Texas. ards were played during the evening. Pvt. Donald Jensen whose parents live at Rodman but who has vorked for the Louis Schuma- hei-s for the past year and a lalf, is now stationed with '.he nfantry at Camp Wolters, Texas. He was inducted Jan. 8. Figured It Right! The Indianola Girl Reserves and Hi Y evidently took into consideration the fact that peanuts nake people thirsty. At a recent basketball game they sold 60 Ibs. of peanuts and later sold 11 cases of pop. Not bad! Notice of Probate of Will STATE OF IOWA, KOSSUTH COUNTY, ss. IN DISTRICT COURT 5265 January Term, 1945 To All Whom It May Concern: You Are Hereby Notified, That an instrument of writing purport- ng to toe the last Will and Testament of Julius Kunz, Deceased, dated June 27, 1942, having been his day filed, opened and read, Monday, 'the 12th day of March, 945, is flxed for hearing proof, >f same at the Court House in Algona, Iowa, 'before the District Court of said County, or the Clerk if said Court; and at ten o'clock A. M., of the day above mentioned all persons interested are here>y notified and required to ap- >ear, and show cause, if any they lave, why said instrument should not ibe probated and allowed as and for the last Will and Testament of said deceased. Dated at Algona, Iowa, Febru- ,ry 27, 1945. HELEN WHITE, Clerk of District Court. Alma Pearson, Deputy. .linnan & Lynch, Attorneys, Algona, Iowa. 8 Feb. 25, 1945 At the regular meeting held at the City Hall, the Mayor and all members of the Council were present. The minutes were read and accepted. A Building Permit for Walter Elbert was accepted. Mayor and City Clerk were authorized to sign lease with C. M. St. P. & P. Ry. Co. for land to be used for gravel bins. The following Resolution was passed: BE IT RESOLVED, by the Oity Council of the City of Algona, Iowa, 'that the litigation pending -in the District Court of Iowa, in and for Kossuth County, and in the Supreme Court of the State of Iowa, in a case entitled "Marie Falkenhainer, Plaintiff, vs. Oity of Algona, A Municipal Corporation, Defendant", be disposed of^ according 1o the terms and provisions of a Stipulation between the parties, filed with and as a part of this Resolution, and that said Stipulation be and it is hereby approved by the Council and that the May- qr and City Attorney be and they hereby are authorized 1 to execute said Stipulation in duplicate for and in 'behalf of the City and deliver duplicate copy 'thereof to the Plaintiff or her 1 attorneys. A committee from the Chamber of Commerce was present anc asked that a room be provided where meetings of clubs and organizations could toe held. No action was taken. The meeting was adjourned to March 15, 1945. Appropriating Ordinance No. 639 An Ordinance appropriating monies to certain persons therein named. Be it Ordained toy the City Council of the City of Algona Iowa: Section 1. That the following sums are hereby appropriated to be paid to the persons hereinafter named. Electric Fund L. M. Bellock, Salary $ 82.20 F. C. Dailey, Salary 92.20 T. Halpin, Salary 86.40 W. Gorman, Salary 80.40 C. Wright, Salary 60.50 Wm. Ludwig, Salary 85.80 A. Hill, Salary 62.60 K. Rutledge, Salary 66.40 H. Stephenson, Salary 86.40 C. Webb, Salary 76.40 F. Ostrum, Salary 19.1)5 J. Dunn, Salary 76.40 C. Pollard, Salary 109.60 I. Kohl, Salary 51.40 A. Carlson, Salary 88.50 H. Passmore, Salary 59.00- Iowa State Bank, Tax .... 87.40 Diesel Service Co., Mdse 648.78 C. M. R. R. Co., Frt 239.05 Fulton Iron Wks., Mdse 11.12 W. D. Allen Mfg. Co., Mdse. 5,03 Ingersoll-Rand Co., Mdse,.. 42.24 Manzel Bros. Co., Mdse 20.28 Cres. Elec. Sup. Co., Mdse. 153.95 Iowa Elec. Supply, Mdse. 5.52 Amer. Salt Corp., Mdse 84.50 North. Elec. Sup. Co., Mdse 1,393.70 Brown Instrument Co., Mdse 10.17 L. Brotsky & Co., Mdse 23.04 West. Elec. Sup. Co., Mdse, 3.38 Mall. Iron Range Co., Mdse. 219.97 Pratt Elec. Co., Mdse 130.29 C. & N. W. R. R. Co., Mdse. 1.56 H. W. Post, Frt 22.04 Ry. Exp. Agcy., Exp 86.79 Wm. C. Dau Garage, Serv. 14.96 Blanchard Sta., Gas 81 Algona Coop. Cry., Gas 85 Ed's DX Serv., Gas 7.00 Greenberg Auto Sup., Mdse 12.34 C. S. Johnson, Mdse 3.26 M. F. Amfahr, Mdse 16 00 NW Bell Tel. Co., Contract 20.00 R, S. Blossom Ins., Ins 5.32 Remington Rand, Mdse 214.20 Advance Pub. Co., Service 32.34 H. Stephenson, Exp 1,00 Mrs. G. Dettman, Labor .... 3.75 W. W. Sullivan, P.M., Post. 2.15 Water Fund H. Barton, Salary 90.60 F. Ostrum, Salary 34.17 R. Barton, Salary 60.50 C. Pollard, Salary 30.00 I. Kohl, Salary 25.00 L. Mitchell, Salary 68,00 Iowa State Bank, Tax 27,50 Neptune Meter Co., Mdse. 36.61 Elec. Pept, Mdse, 32.03 Harms Oil Co., Mdse. Consolidated Fund .7? A. Mouldy, Salary .............. 80.90 C. McGinnie, Salary .......... 75.55 T. O'Brien, Salary .............. 75.55 A Weishaar, Salary .......... 70.70 Wm. Dau Garage, Repairs 81.68 F. Hsldeman, Gas ..... . ....... . 4.85 K «? H Gow. Qjl Co., Gas 34.81 ttoeifc Motor Serv., Gas .... 2946 J, Lashbrook, Salary ........ 00.50 ~ ~ ..... ;, Salary ... ..:...... 91.50 Salary ......... :.... 59-00 •ey, §aUry ... ......... 58,00 58,00 To* 58.QO 17.30 CONSI Garner Sales Barn Tuesday, March 6 Sale Starts at 1 P. M. 45 Head of Scotch .Shorthorns These cattle are consigned from leading breeders of North Central Iowa. 30 Bulls of Serviceable Age 25 Females, Consisting of Cows, Bred Heifers and Open Heifers. Best Offering of the Year Write sales manager Ray Hagie, Clarion, Iowa, for free catalog on sale. \ Wesley^ Iowa Let Us Help You! Brighten up your homes with fresh paint, inside and out. Make your plans now, and see us for your paint selection, We tyave several good lines of paint and can supply your needs, Some of our paint and woodwork cleaners will work wonder? in ?$* moving winter's grime and making the- home look fresh and clean for spring, ' . • ^ Make all necessary small repairs as they are needed to keep your in good condition until large? projects can be Phone 229 or 'See Us

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