The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 8, 1945 · Page 3
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It. Mowers, Husband of Algona Girl, Safe After Reported Missing Mason City Globe-Gazette Surviving a crash landing made In 24 inches oC water 15 feet froir the Shore of an island, Lt. Mur iray Mowers, 415 5lh, S. E., firs *eported missing over Leyte Is land in the Philippines on Jan •9, h-as written his parents. M and Mrs. Aaron Mowers of North- Wood, 'telling of his narrow escape. Lt. Mowers was employee at the P. G. & E. at the time of entering the service in February, 1943. The message from the war department reporting Lt. Mowers missing came after his parents had already received 4 letters saying that he was safe after being missing 14 days from base. Lt. Mowers, pilot of the plane, and his crow were on the way to Lcyte to take 4 passengers, it was stated. A severe tropical storm, hurricane or typhoon followed their course causing the radios ito go out. Unable to get their bearings after flying a number of hours •.they were reported to have reached their destination and be- .gan a square search to land. The 'fog, rain and severe wind prevented them from seeing. Just • as fuel was runnnig out they •spied an island. IT. MURRAY MOWERS Globe-Gazette Cut Lt. Mowers suddenly decided to ;ct for a crash landing on the vater beside the island and made t in 24 inches of water 15 feet rom shore with no one hurt. In his letters Lt. Mowers didn't SUNDAY, MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY MARCH 11-12-13-14 They're salt water daffy and full of romantic razzle* dazzlel with . ANN DORAN Sorensen Specials Navy Beans, Home Grown ... 3 Iks. Dates ......................................... lb. Cooking Figs .............................. lb. Opal Beans & Pork ... .......... 2 cans Winesap Apples .................... 3 Iks. Miller Flakes with glasses ....4 pkgs. Cauliflower ...... ______ ....... ...large size Chocolate Syrup ........ . .............. .jar Tootsie V-M ... ................... . ........ jar Rioe Tomatoes ........ . ....... . ......... lb. 29fi 21 C 25c 2§6 325 Frozen Blueberries — Cherries — Baked Beans Onion Sets — Northrup King Seeds "adishes, Green Onions, Green Peppers, Celery, Leaf Lettuce, Head Lettuce, Carrots, Cabbage, Brussels Sprouts, Tomatoes, Parsnips, Rutabagas, Sweet Potatoes, Yams, Onions, Grapes, Tangerines, Pears, Red and Regular Grapefruit, Oranges, Delicious and Winesap Apples. Mutton Roasts, A Grade, no pts. lb. (7 Points) Veal Sirloin Steak, A Grade ........ lb. 34 C American Cheese (24 pts.) ....£ Ibs. Sirloin Steak, A Grade, ( 9 pts.) lb. Round Steak, A Grade (10 pts.) lb. Pork Hearts, no points .............. lb. 20c Armour's Treet (3 pts.) ............ can 36 G Smoked Ham Butts (7 pts.) .......... 31 c Fresh Fish — Oysters — Chickens Sorensen Grocery Co Deliveries Tuesday and Friday Phones 138 — 139 tell much of life on the islan during the 10 days they wer waiting to be rescued. He di state that they had nothing to en but CQCoanuts and that they go pretty thin. Lt. Mowers will be rememberec in Algona as the husband of Elea nor LnBarre, daughter of Mr. an< Mrs. C. R. LnBorre, city. Lt Mowers and Eleanor were married at Austin, Texas, on Feb 12, 1944, where the lleutenan was stationed at the time. Thej made their home at Austin unli July 12, 1944, when he went overseas and his bride came back to Algona and made her 'home With her parents until Jan. 1 of this year when she went to Los Angeles where she is employed in n sank. Lt. Mowers' base has been somewhere in the Dutch Indies and it is reported that he find the olane's crew will be assigned to a rest camp in Australia for the present. !HURCH OF THE NAZARENE Sunday school 10 a. m. Morning worship 11 a. m. Sernon theme: "Contrary Winds." N. Y. P. S. 7:15. Evangelistic service 8 p. m. ermon, "The Great Invitation." Prayer meeting Wednesday evening 8 p. m. Christian Service Training Class Friday 8 p. m. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Clarence C. Richardson, Pastor 10 a. m., Sunday school. 11 a. m., Morning worship. The sermon theme will be "Mr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde.", 7 p. m., Junior Hi and Senior Westminster Fellowship. 8 p. m., Lenten Sunday even in:; worship with two colored motion pictures from the board of missions, "Little Indian Americans" and "Barriers and Passes." Baptist Church Robert F. Kittrell, Pastor 10 a. m., Sunday school. 11 a. m., Morning worship, "The Power of the Holy Spirit in the Christian Life." 7 p. m., Junior and Senior E. Y. P. U. 8 p. m., Evening worship, "God's Earnest Solicitation." Hahtfilf ft* Army Nurii Eoit Pain td of fflsft he was <w!Bi< tt Kansas, weTe fdlflg Solon aipsd wfshed to Buy a take with thefti as their "Pepper", so naftiedl by the fliers, is a fox tttHef and is n«tf probably s&mewlhere oveifceas doing his bit in the war effort. W^lf Packs Perhaps Iowa Is again turning into a wilderness — at least, some evidence of that has been found in the wolf packs that have been seen in various localities. John venlnga, of near Larchwood, struck a pack with his car as they crossed the road near Center Point, One -wolf was killed and three others wounded. No Foxes Thirty hunters went fox hunting, but came home with the same thing that' the hunter did in the poem "Bye Baby Bunt* ing" — only this time they enlarged ort it by bringing honie seven rabbits. The hunters were from near Inwpod. Proceeds from the hunt were donated to the Red Cross. Horns Focus Ted Wike of Rockwell has bee having difficulty with a stra dog on his place .About 2:00 a m. one morning, Ted heard ift tfit y««J ifi«.he would m& tfie trmrble by |ivlfi| th6 "dog" a t&6d Sfcafe, he used his shotgun, shooting in the general neignbtsfhottd of the h6lse. The gun didn't do Its work too well lot shortly the "dog" was -back again. .The nest shot did its duty and fed wasn't bothered anymore that night. Next mornlntf. before anyone else Was up, Ted went out to bury the turneu, iiiw, o vim shot h&t fefiied owii ArthUr Captured mvu , u^wo""";?., % *',"?* wek found .feeing' w»ft HW chickens. Afthtir turn is SiteSfifit* ing to train the ShfaSais to show at th6 1843 fair ih DedotaM, Mf« EHlhgsoh is president of the Win- heshiek cotinty fair board. BTD UA-414 At on Air Serviee Command general hospital In holy, Lieutenant June Peterton, member of the U. S. Army Nurse Corpi from Danbury, Wliconiin, appliei a medicated pack to the Injured eye of a soldier patient. The Army needi urgently 10,000 more registered nurses. IETY CALL THURSDAY, MARCH 8 Matinee 2 P. M. Irene Dunne, Charles Boyer —in— "TOGETHER AGAIN" FRI., SAT., MARCH 9-10 Fun for the Family Saturday THEY'RE OFF! In a Gay and -Giddy Madcap, Manhunt! arncys Entertain Club — Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Carney vere hosts -to the Townsend Club •n Tuesday evening, March 6th. The fore part of the evening was taken over with matters of business. Delegates elected to attend the Sixth District Convention at Fort Dodge were Mrs. Lena Mag- onigil, H. E. Miner and Kenneth Dooley with Mrs. A. M. Anderson a delegate automatically. Plans were made for a spring sale sponsored by the Women's Auxiliary. The group made out a resolution to be sent to James Dolliver, Sixth Congressional representative, at Washington, D. C., urging him to support the two identical Townsend bills recently introduced in Congress with House Roli numbers 2229 and 2230. Following the business session games were played and at a late hour the guests light lunch, were served a Twenty Millions ><g Laughed at the ' Best-Seller! Now the Whole World Will Roar at This Young and Gay Screen Hill munt P,ttu,< witt, GfllL RUSSELL omnn trnn CHARLIE RUGCLES JAMES BROWN BILL EDWARDS , 'i OEULAH BOND! / , 2*4 HIT Sf/f'S ADAHCIN' MMAHCIN'IHTMHCIH \ JIMOMWELI till) PARKS Anniversary Party Given— Mrs. Ernest Egel and Mrs. Oran Hudson gave a party Friday evening in honor of the 40th anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Egel. Due to the weather condition ome of the guests could not attend. Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Powell, Mr and Mrs. Douglas Wildin, Mr. and Mrs. George Spongberg and IV and Mrs. Walt Zentner. 500 was played at three tables with Oran Hudson winning high for men and Walt Zentner low. Mrs. Douglas Wildin won high for women and Mrs. George Spongberg low. ^"nvel prize was won by Ernest Egel. FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Sunday school services at 10 o'clock. Church services at 11 o'clock to bn conducted by Rev. John P. Clyde who will preach on "Man's Supreme Need." FIRST METHODIST CHURCH Nelson Allen Price, Minister 9:45 a. m., Church school. 10:45, Morning worship. Sermon on the Lord's Prayer, "Give Us Bread." 5:30, Junior Methodist Youth Fellowship. 7:30, Seth Parker type of service. Family sing. Brief sermon, "The Man Who Loaned His Grave." 8:30, Senior Youth Fellowship. ST. CECELIA'S CHURCH J. M. Mallinger, Pastor Mass: 7:00, 8:30 and 10:00 a. m. FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH Rev. E. K. Nelson, Pastor This Thursday evening, March 8, we will have a candlelight service honoring the men and women of our church in the service. This service will be in charge of the Luther League. Friday afternoon at 2:30 the women's missionary society will meet at the home of Mrs. Hilda Gronwall on W. Call St. Sunday morning, divine worship at 9:00. Sermon theme: "Christ Reveals Power." Midweek Lenten vespers each Thursday evening at 8 throughout Lent. Betty Wildin and Fae Laslibrook Honorces— Thursday evening a dinner party was held at the Chrome cafe in honor of the birthdays of Betty Wildin and Fae Lashbroolc. Following 'the dinner the group attended the show and then opened gifts at the Lashbrook home. A light luncheon was also served.. Those attending besides the honorees were Mrs. Art Linsley, Mrs. Robert Willason, Eileen Thul, Marjorie Klein and Kthryn Knudsen. Colleen Cooper Nine Years Old— Colleen Cooper, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Cooper entertained.,nine guests Saturday afternoon at a theater party in honor of her ninth birthday. Those attending vere Jane Lewis, Kathleen Grif<Hn, Jane Hicks, Sara and Judy Laivell, Joyce Anderson, Sau- "dra Hutchiris, David Rouze, James and Kenneth Bunkofske, and Mrs. H. T. Bunkofske. Lunch was served at her home. Dinner Givdil— .•;. A dinner was given Sunday evening in honor of PmM-3c and Mrs. Charles Mittag at the Eva Mittag home near Lakota. Those attending were Mrs. Elmer Gunn Slid, daughter Sandra, Mrs. Frank Baldwin and son Billy and Louis Gunn, all of Emmetsburg. Mrs. Robert Nolle and daughter Nancy Gleo, Maxine and Richard Shipler of Algona. American Legion Auxiliary— The American Legion Auxiliary will meet at the Legion hall Monday evening, March 12, at 8:00 o'clock. Mrs. R. F. Perry's division will have charge of the program and refreshments. *$ j * * .. Kathryn Knudseii Entertains— Kathryn Knudsen entertained the members of the G (Gab) and G (Giggle) Club Wednesday evening. Those present were Fae Lashbrook, Eileen Thul, Dorothy, Ruth and Rachel Gisch. Maxine Gibson Will Be Eleven— Maxine Gibson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Gibson, will be eleven years old Saturday and will entertain 12 girls at a theatre party Saturday afternoon. Rebekahs Will Meet— The Rebekahs will meet Tuesday, March 13 at the V. F. W. hall at 7:30. Bridge Club Met— The Idle Hour Bridge Club met with Mrs. Guy Stokes Wednesday afternoon. Thimble Club Met— The Thimble Club met with Mrs. Alma Nelson Monday after- GAS FURNACES A limited num ber ol Green Co lonial Gag Fired Furnaces will be available in 1945, In some towns, restriction* have already been to' moved on gas heating. Place your order earlyj the demand is already heavy. Stokers and Oil Furnaeos Green Colonial domestic Coal Stokers may be available later this year. Insinuation restriction* are entirely oil. While oil furnaces cannot be made yet. place your ordor early. Laing & Muckey Phone 404 N. Dodge St. Algona. Iowa A private sewage system for Your Farm Think what this means! The comfort of a modern home brought :o every member of the family. Health and happiness with the utmost in sanitation now is pos-r sible through the installation of our DIAMOND BRAND SEPTIC TANK, And .the cost is so.small. Easy to install too. , , Any Form Home May Now H»ve • fiatb and (aside Toilet Maice your home modern I tin Joy the same comforts that people in tbt larger oitiet en Jo/. F. S. Norton & Son PHONE 239 4-tf •trot* FOR EASTERI VOUNG GIRLS' SPRING COATS 10 95 Lightweight yet toasty warm, all wool fabrics in pert, young styles and delectable colon. Sizes 7 to 14. YOUNG GIRLS- EASTER BONNETS 195 Perky and quaint saucy sailors and demur, poke bonnets. Easter colors and natural straws. VOUNG MEN'S SPRING SUITS He'll look slick-as-a-whistla on Easter morning because S&L's handsome, full cut suits are carefully tailored .U.fyet constructed , . for . rugged and long wear. Sizes 8 to 20.''' Others 7.95 toll 6.9* fQUNG MEN'S EASTER HATS j* Soft wool felts styled just likt Dad's. Teal or brown. Select their Easier Clothes on S&L's LAY-AWAY plan now' STORE HOSPITAL NEWS Kossuth Hospital Feb. 28: Mrs. Louis Gatton, Algona, girl; Mrs. Craig Smith, Algona, boy. March 1: Don Grove, medical; Way, Eagle Mrs Marinus Nieusen, Lone Rock, surgical. March 3: Carl Burkhart, Algona, surgical. March 4: Herman Gade, Fenton, medical. March 5: Arthur Kohlhaas, Livermore, surgical. March 6: Mrs. Lawrence Smith, AROUND IOWA Wesley, boy; Mrs. chell, Algona, boy. General Hospital Snail Business Mrs. Sylvia Harrigan of Ida Grove has made profitable the • hobby of raising snails. Starting | five years ago after receiving a four-gallon aquarium as a prize, j Mrs. Harrigan purchased two! goldfish, three snails and a few | aquatic plants. This year she ex-! pects to double sales over last' yeaj gyhen she sold 750 of the snails. Mrs. Harrigan's. specialty is the Red Ramshorn variety. The four*-gallon aquarium has been replaced by larger ones while in' the summer the snails are placed in out-of-doors fish pools and a. large water tank. | Needed Gas Masks People living in a certain section of Independence would have been glad to have had gas masks or other protection when an Iowa storage . Public Service storage tank Willard Mit- sprang a leak one day recently. Several thousand feet of gas was absorbed in the atmosphere be- March 1: Mrs. J. J. Lorenz, Britt, surgical; Louis Galloway, Corwith, surgical. . March 2: Mrs. Harry Barton, Algona, surgical. March 4: Mrs. Ervin Burgardt, Britt, surgical; Mrs. Algona, medical. Jim Allen, March 5: Mrs. Floyd Jurgens, Kanawha, surgical. March 6: Mrs. Wm. Hof, Algona, girl. fore the leak was fixed. City firemen washed down the ground thoroughly but no wind was blowing and the gas stayed in the one spot,'making it very unpleasant for those ip the vicinity. Mascot "Pepper" is taking a long plane ride on # B-24. "Pepper" was given by Emil F. Runft, breeder of several kinds of dogs at Reinbeck, to Cpl. John-Blohm. Blohm I PROMOTE GREATER FARM PRODUCTION By the expansion of you* flocks and yow? herds, you will be cooperating in the great production program of our nation. II you are interested in a HOG HOUSE, HQG FEEDER, PQUI/FRV OR 3ROOPER HOUSE, pee the portable buildings on display at our CAW. 0» PHONE 889 Si &SON

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