The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 12, 1945 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 12, 1945
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w The Algoha -; -T•;; - MaiftfeS, Aifdftii, fowa, Aptfl ** ** rt PRESBYTERIAN AID, OHOSEN, ELECTS OFFICERS Ottosen: The Presbyterain Ladles Aid met Friday afternoon at the church parlors with Mrs. Jos- Sie Van Busklrk as hostess. An election of officers was also held •with the results as follows: President, Mrs. Joe Anliker; vice president, Mrs. Knut Oppedahl; secretary Mrs. Herman Kramer; treasurer, Mrs. John Coyle, and pianist, Mrs. Chester Alme. It was voted to give Mrs. Mary Schneider a gift for perfect attendance for a whole year. Also it was voted to give $5 for the Red Cross. The next meeting will be in two weeks. Eva Besller, high school principal, spent the week-end visiting in Waterloo. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Chambers of Corwith were Saturday callers at the Merle Holt home. Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Hagen of Des Moines spent the week-end at the parental Margan Hagen home. Lee Holt of Spencer and Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Jacobs and family of Bradgate were Sunday callers at the Peter Holt home. Mr. and Mrs. Merle Holt and family were Easter Sunday dinner guests at the latter's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Chambers of Corwith. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd O'Brien of Fort Dodge were Sunday after- noon guests at the Ray Jacobson home. Mrs. O'Brien and Mis.- Jacobson are sisters. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Blanehard and daughter Barbara of Nora Springs and Mrs. J. M. Blanchard of Lone Bock were Saturday afternoon callers at the Chester Alme home. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Rogness and Isaac Lee of Thor were Sunday evening dinner guests at the' home of Mrs. Bertha Oppedahl, Mrs. Oppedahl, Mrs. Rogness and Mr. Lee are sisters and brother. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Telford of Waterloo spent the week-end at the Ray Telford home. Then Saturday evening the two families visited at the home of Edward Von Bank near Rolfe. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Enockson and family were Sunday dinner guests at the home of the latter's parents, the Wm. Coopers of near Humboldt. Mrs. Enockson's brother, Lt. Russell Cooper of the air forces, Chanute Field, 111., was also there. Misses Mabel Coyle and Lois Jacobson spent the week-end at the parental John Coyle and Ray Jacobson homes. Both girls are employed at the Des Moines ordnance plant and room together in Des Moines. They returned to Des Moines Sunday. Mrs. Caroline Telford returned' home after spending several days at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Edward Von Bank near Rolfe. Mrs. Telford's grandson Eugene underwent an appendicitis operation and Mrs. Telford was helping care for the house and another grandchild Jane while Mrs. Von Bank was with Eugene. LUVERNE MUSIC GROUP RATES HIGH IN MUSIC CONTEST LuVerne: Friday and Saturday, April and 8th, the high school band and various other smaller Instrumental and vocal groups at- tejided the pre-state music contest at Rolfe. The contest <band under the direction of Stephanie Cowling received a first rating in the contest. Other first' ratings were received by Kenneth Wittenburg for his bass solo, the clarinet quartet, Wayne Sorensen, clarinet solo, flute solo by Phillis Swanson. Harley Brayton for student conducting of the band, and trombone solo by Donna Sanford. The girls' glee club received a second rating as did the • boys' quartet, girls' sextet, baritone solo by James Blumer, tenor solo by Maypard Henderson, saxophone quartet, baritone-euphonium solo by Erna Eustace, clarinet solo by Maynard Henderson, clarinet solo •by Donna Dehnert, and a tuba solo by LeRoy Miller. Stephanie Cowling is the music instructor of the high school. VVSCS Holds Birthday Party Sunday evening the two study classes of the W. S. C. S. met at the home of Mrs. Peter Thompson. They have been studying the books, "Word of His Grace" by Gosten J. Harrell, and "Christ After Chaos" by Bishop Arthur J. Moore, also the Book of Acts and Paul's Missionary Journeys. Af- THE OLD JUDGE SAYS... "When this war is all over, Judge, there will be some mighty interesting books written about it. Expect we'll learn a lot of things, we didn't know before." "Yes, Fred, when the record is finally written we'll realize what a gigantic \ operation this' war really was and how important to final victory many factors really were." "Take, for example, just one industry. called it 'an almost unparalleled example ot the overnight conversion of an entire industry from peace to war.' He also said not so many months ago, while speaking about synthetic rubber,' It is fair to regard the rubber manufactured to date as being almost solely the product of the beverage distilling industry. That's the type of thing I have in mind ... the way great American industries at home cooperated to help our brave fighting men abroad." Few people realize the importance of the !, •»»• uu»v/»-. great work done by the beverage distillers ' "I see what you mean, Judge...a com-, during the war. A high government official , plete history of American teamwork. ; ter the study hour a birthday party was enjoyed itt honor 6f Mrs. Robert Phillips and she was presented with a gift from the society and als;b & lovely birth* day cake from Mrs. Kay Stone, Veshtages Golden Wedding Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Veshlage will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, April 15, by holding open house from one tin* til four in the afternoon at the home of their daughter and sort TUi uhtriismnl tpouottd tf Cmjatna of AkotaUc BaaaH fefiuMa. tut. in-law, Dr. and Meyer at Algona. Mrs. Harold iTiCjrci an *i*g, vmi "* OpGClfll SGrV* ices will be held in the Lutheran church Sunday morning immediately following the regular morning worship, honoring Mr, and Mrs. Veshlage. Former LtiVerne Girl Weds The home of Mr. and Mrs. Archie Sanford was the setting for a pretty wedding when their daughter Kathleen became the bride of Walter Keil of Ankeny, Iowa. Rev. Robert Phillips officiated at the single ring ceremony. Jean Mooty of Waterloo was the bridesmaid and -Norman Hall of Des Moines acted as best man. Mrs. Keil has .been employed in Wa terloo for the past several years. LuVerne Soldier in Rest Camp In a letter received by Mrs. Kate Barton from her son Pfc. Neal Baarton, he states that he is now in a rest camp somewhere in France after having spent several months in Germany with the 7th Army. Neal reports that he visited with Sgt. Lester Hinz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hinz, just before he left for the rest camp. He said that Lester was feeling fine. Mrs. Barton has another son, Howard, in tha army. Mrs. Warren Hunt is visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hunt near Sextot.. Florence Hof spent Monday in Humboldt visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. 'Dick Ross. The Cemetery association will hold its meeting on Thursday afr ternoon, April 12, in the city hall. Mrs. Emma Schmidt left Saturday night for Minneapolis where she will visit 'her daughter Bessie. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Johnson of Amboy, Minn., spent Sunday visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Cote. AMM-2c Beulah Eggleston of Ottumwa spent the week-end visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Eggleston. Dorothy Wicklow and Nadine Wittenburg spent the week-end in Meridan, Minn., visiting Miss Wicklow's parents. Mrs. Raymond Pettigrew of Algona spent the week-end at the home of her parents, Mr,', and Mrs. Ed Pergande. Selma Behnkendorf of Bode was a guest over the week-end at the home of her mother, Mrs. Amelia Behnkendorf. Mrs. James Paulson left Thursday for Hattiesburg, Miss., after spending several weeks at the home of her father, Geq. Merkle. Mrs. Emily Guy , left recently for Minneapolis to—visit at ;the lome of her daughter and fam- ly, Mr. and Mrs. Keith Krieps. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Merkle and family spent Sunday in St. Paul visiting at the homes of Mr. and VTrs. Will Giese and Mr. and Mrs. Dan Giese. The Good Will club will meet Thursday afternoon, April 19, at :he home of Mrs. Helena Striping with Mrs. Fred Lenz as assistant hostess, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Hjeliewere called to Storm Lake Saturday night by the death of Mrs. Hjelle's father, Wm. Peterson. Death ,vas due to a heart attack. Mrs. H. Blake, her daughter Margaret and little grandson, of Humboldt, visited'Saturday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Peter Thompson and with other friends. Rev. Louis Wittenburg attended a Lutheran pastoral conference in Estherville Tuesday and Wednesday. Rev. Wittenburg reports that a total of $5000 has been donated in the annual peace thank offering of the Lutheran church, Rev. and Mrs. Robert Phillips Mrs. Ray Stone and Mr. and Mrs John Voss, Jr., attended the spring conference ministers, Women's Society of Christian Service laymen of the Methodist church which was held Monday, April 9 in Emmetsburg. Carl and Wm. Goetsch spenl Sunday in Fort Dodge visiting their father, Chas. Goetsch, .who is a patient in the Lutheran hospital. They report that Mr Goetsch is recovering very nicely from his operation and that he will be able to come home soon Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Nygaard of Wesley, formerly of LuVerne, are the parents of a 9% pound baby boy born Sunday, April 8, at the General hospital in Algona. This is the third child. Mrs. Nygaard is the former Opal Eggleston daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. A Eggleston. Elva Hintz of Des Moines spen from Thursday until Sunday visiting at the home of her aunt Mrs. Amelia Behnkendorf a nd with other relatives and friends Elva has just completed a course in beauty culture at a school in Des Moines. She is a daughter o: Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Hintz. Mrs. Mary Hoversten, who wen to California several months ago is now working at Mare Islam in the supply department as a fill clerk, according to word receiver by her mother, Mrs. Kale Barton Mrs. Hoversten rides the navy bu to work which is 20 miles' from her home in Richmond, Calif. She reports that she likes her work very much. Mrs. Irvin Chapman arrive* home Sunday from Monticello Ark., where she had spent fou weeks visiting at the home o Rev. and Mrs. Edward Hancock Mrs. Chapman assisted Rev. Han cock with his duties as supervi sor of a Presbyterian children' home in Monticello. Rev. Han cock is a former pastor of th Presbyterian church here. Rev* and Mrs. Lewis Witten burg, Kenneth and Nadine, spwi from Monday until Thursday a Watkins, Iowa, called by th death of Rev. WittenbUrg's fa ther, Ferdinand Wittenburg, wh died Sunday, April I, at his horn in Watkins. He had reached th age of 93 years and 9 month; Funeral services were held Wed. nesday afternoon at the Luthera church. SLUGGERS MEET TOP COMPETITION TO OPEN SEASON Academy ftlpples Baaeball games scheduled to Jate include sueh tough cottipett- Ion as Presentation Academy 6f Whittemore's nine Which is ofte of the strong teams Iti .the county. •They may toe somewhat handi- apped, however, since the loss of Uhlenhake to the Marines. • Incomplete schedule flits SCA against other topnotch clubs in Jancroft and Whittemore High. The following is the uncompleted baseball schedule for the 1945 pring season. April 13—Friday Whtttemore High at Algona. * April 16—Monday, Pres. Whitemore at Wlhlttemore. April 20—Friday, Bancroft nt Algona. April 24—Tuesday, Whittemore High at Whdttemore. May 1—Tuesday, Whittemore •ores, at Algona May 5 — Saturday, Baseball Tournament. Last season the team was de- eated by Whittemore Presenta- ion in the opening game of the eason but later evened things up vhen they beat them 11-4 and 1-3 in the Sectional Tournament. SCA defeated St. Johns of Bancroft during the season 7-6 in a tard fought contest. Gaining the District, they downed Titonka 5-4 and trounced Floyd 6-1. Then they lost a ihril- er to St. Johns of Bancroft in the District finals 5-3. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Alme and daughter Shirley were Easter dinner guests at the latter's parents' home, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Blanchard of Lone Rock. Fentoti B6y Fif*t to Get His Jap Oft Leyte With the fth'Divisioft in Hie PhlilpflteW! T*6, Rfiyffiond fi. Payne of tfefttori was the first man in his artillery unit to kill a Jap during the recent battle tot Leyte Island. Cpl. Payne was setting up his switchboard operator's equip' nient; looked Up, and saw the enemy soldier. . "1 don't know who saw who first," he said. "My tommygun was ready; and i let him have It. The artillery communications Corporal Is the son of Mrs. Carl Odin of Fenton. He has participated in two other major Pacific campaigns and wears the Asiatic- Pacific (with three bronze battle stars), Philippines, Liberation, American Defense and Good Conduct «ibbons. Conserve Fuel Learn how you can ctii win* let healing costs up io 40 ... and help save fuel for U. S. war production by insulating your home against heat or cold with Eagle Insulation. Mail coupon today for FREE! Government Booklet. COWAN BLDG, SUPPLY Algona. Iowa Gentlemen: Without obligation, send me the free Government book on home insulation as a defepse measure. 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