The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 12, 1945 · Page 2
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NATIONAL SURVEY TO CHECK TIRE DEALERS' PRICES Volunteer assistants of local War Price and Rationing Boards •will visit tire and tire repairing firms during the period from April 15 (o 30 to check dealers' prices for tires and services and inspect their records and postings in a nation-wide compliance survey for the Office of Price Administration, says OPA. The volunteer price panel assistants will check to see that the seller's ceiling prices are posted in his shop, that he is giving sales slips to each purchaser, and that he is keeping records of each sale as required by the regulation. They will also check the prices he charged on the last feu- sales of specific items, from his records. Ceiling prices for new and used lires and tubes, recapping, repairing, re- tiners, patches and boots are specifically listed in the regulation. Finally, they will ask if he makes any extra charges for ex- 'tra services and how he determines such charges. Dealers who are found in violation of any of •these requirements will be asked "to come in for a compliance conference with the price panol of their local board. Those who are ^selling above ceiling price will be asked to make refunds to buyers who paid excessive amounts and may face treble damage actions. Action by the survey is based on revised maximum price regulation 528 which fixes ceilings on tires, tubes and certain services, and the provision of maximum price regulation 165 covering "extra" service charges. Union township Man Leaves For Geo. Boevers, highly respected long time resident of Union township, is leaving for Duncan, Arizona, this week in the interest of his health. He will join his son Kenneth there and spend some time in that locality. Mr. Boevers sold his fine 160 acre farm last January to Sylvester Johnson, who for the past 16 years has lived on a rented farm east of Bancroft. Mr. Johnson, who paid $28,000.00, all cash, $175 per acre, for the place has been in possession since January. The Boevers farm during the boom 25 years ago sold for something over $400 per acre if we remember rightly, but the purchaser was unable to meet the payments and the place was taken back by Mr. Boevers. Mr. Boevers, who is over 35 years of age, has been active and is in good shape only for -a touch of rheumatism, which the dry climate of Arizona is expected to benefit. Entertain and Relatives, Mr. and Mrs. Oswald entertained relatives at their home near St. Benedict Easter Sunday. Those present were Mrs. Mary Dole and Marvel and Mr. and Mrs Elmer Dole and children o' Irvington, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Harman and children of Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Green and daughter of Ltvermore, and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mescher and children of Bancroft. Easter Sunday evening fire completely destroyed Clarence Green's brooder house and chickens. It is not known how the fire originated. WEDNESDAY. THURSDAY, FRIDAY, APRIL 11-12-13 A WOMAN OF BREATHLESS BEAUTY... WITH TERROR IN HER HEART! LAMARR BRENT LUKAS OLIVE BLAKENEY ALBERT DEKKER STEPHANIE BACHELOR CARL ESMOND New March of Time Musical Mexico .SATURDAY, APRIL 14 ANDREWS SISTERS * —Ill—• "HER LUCKY NIGHT" Fun for the Family Saturday 95—95—95—95—95 Hie 4Jgoha tlppw ttes Molnes, Algonft, Idwa, Aprtl 12,1&4J St. Joe Boy Tells of Soldiering In Jap Infested Phillipines Area In a letter to his cousin, MisS Agatha Thilges, Bode, Pvt. Aloy* sius Gales writes interestingly of the army's entry into the Philippine area. The letter was written Feb. 10. Pvt. Gales, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Gales, St. Joe, has been in the service since 1942. The letter: Dear Agatha: Our back mail caught up with us finally and I received some thirty letters. Since we left New Guinea things have been really happening. While on the ship <a Jap plane came dashing out of the clouds one afternoon but -was downed within 100 yards of the boat. That same day a baby submarine's periscope suddenly showed its nose to the left of us. The boat's quick zigzag and the belching out of a smoke screen was the first indication of that danger for most of us. Two torpedoes missed their target—us. The sub was later rammed and sunk. It was nearly midnight before we were landed and unloaded and I happened to be the last man off the boat. The ramp was going up as I stepped off and I stumbled into the muddy mess and into sea water up to my neck, loaded down as I was with my equipment. Plenty of Fox Holes Stumbing over men in fox holes, already dug, I managed to get farther inland. I stopped at a palm tree, wet and wretched. I opened my water proof bag and put on dry clothing. I still had to dog a fox hole, but had no shovel. Tried to use my helmet but it merely scratched the surface. I scouted around and found a shovel and scooped up a trencn and it was not long afterward that we had our first baptism of fire. The second day we moved but before morning all h broke loose. One big shell burst within 28 paces of my fox hole. The dread, the agony, the feeling of helplessness and the terror on occasions like these can only be endured, not described. "There are no atheists In fox holes" Is the truest saying. A Suicide Squad A Jap suicide squadron infiltrated through our lines one night and the next morning there were 40 dead Japs in the different battery areas. Their plan of approach was .the boldest and nerviest imaginable. The execution of it, however, became a massacre for them. The skirmishes were very close to my position and 1 later learned that a Nip confab had been held within a hundred feet of my fox hole. For the past two weeks we have been farther back from the line and I am no longer sleeping in a >foX hole. Find Filipinos Nice We find the people here very genial, intelligent, hospitable and very polite. When they give you something as a gift they don't expect anything in return. They say "This is from the heart. This is for friendship." Such things as paved roads, churches, hens with little chicks, small corn fields just now silking and tasseling, railroads, etc., all speak of things like those at home. The weather reminds me a bit of Iowa in midsummer but it gets very cold, at night. This is the dry season for which we are thankful. The boys who have to live in fox holes really have a miserable time of it during the rainy season or when one of their heavy rains come up. Took In a Dance Last night there was a dance nearby and I danced five dances. I was surprised how well I did with the Filipino girls. They are generally rather shy and you see many that are really good looking. The people as a whole are of short stature. And a boy or girl who looks to be about 15 is usually 21 or 22. The people do all our laundry. The finest laundries at home couldn't do a better job even though the method used is pounding with a flat paddle at the nearest river side. That will be all for now.—Al. Kathleen Sanford Weds— A single ring ceremony took place Sunday afternoon, April 8, at 5:00 o'clock at the home oi Mr. and Mrs. Archie Sanford, Lu- Verne, when their daughter Kathleen was given in marriage to M-Sgt. Walter Keil, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Keil of Ankeny. Rev. Phillips of the Methodist church officiated with only the immediate family attending. The bride was attired in a white wool suit dress and wore a corsage of gardenias, sweet peas and roses. The best man was Norman Hall of Ankeny/ Lohengrin's Wedding March was played by Mrs. Willard Sanford of Algona. Barbara, (ho bride's sister, and Marjorie, the groom's sister, sang "Because", accompanied at the piano by Mrs. Sanford. Following the ceremony 25 guests attended the wedding dinner. The wedded couple was to spend a few days in Des Moines and then go to Arkansas w^ere Sgt. Keil will report for reassignment. The bride is a graduate of the LuVerne high school and of AIB, Des Moines. She has spent the past four years at Waterloo where she was employed as a bookkeeper at the Rath Packing Co. The groom just recently returned from three years overseas service in the New Guinea area. He is a graduate of the Ankeny high school. The immediate family attending the ceremony included the bride and groom's parents, and sisters, Marjorie Keil of Ankeny and Phyllis Keil of California; Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hall of Ankeny; Mrs. Josephine Sanford of Ellsworth; and Mrs. Willard Sanford and son Larry of Algona. SUNDAY, MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY APRIL 15-16-17-18 Goes The Trolleu: ' m vice-president! Mrs. M. L. Vanderwaal, seeretafy^tfeasuref: Mrs. C. D. Schaap, program chalf. man. The Third Ward room taught by Mrs. Everhart, Miss Boelker, Mrs. Eraser ,artd Miss Wagner put on the program and the seventh grade mothers served. There was a large attendance. Family Dinner*-!' Mr. and Mrs. Martin Jenson are entertalning-Sunday Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Ninedorf of Waterloo, Mr. and Mrs Vern Heine and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Madden of Armstrong, -and Mr. and Mrs. WiU lard Vanister and two children of Ringsted. Mrs. Ninedorf, Mrs. Vern Heine and Mrs. Lawrence Hedne are sisters of Mrs. Jenson. Mr. Madden is her brother. Birthday Celebrated— ' Ronnie Bell, son of Mr. and Mrs. 'Paul Bell, celebrated his seventh birthday Tuesday with a bliilhday party. The children invited were Wayne Samp, James Norton, Keith Gregory, Donnio and Terry Cook, Dickie Bell and Jim Spalding, They played games and had refreshments. Jean ; Jones to Wed— Jean Jones, daughter of Mrs. Ethel Jones, will be married to Pfc, Donald Craft of the P. W. camp Sunday evening at the Baptist church at 8 o'clock. It has become a Baptist church custom that Sunday evening weddings are open to the public. Birthday Celebrated— Mrs. Jennie Colwell celebrated ler 87th ibirthday last Sunday, ler son, Floyd Colwell and fam- ly of Humboldt were out of town uests and also her son, Itee Col- ivell, and family of Irvington. Birthday Club Meets— The Birthday club met at th'j home of Mrs. Burton Thorpe Monday afternoon. They celebrated rs. Milton Norton's 'birthday. D. A. R. Meeting— The D. A., R. met Tuesday at VTrs. W. K. Ferguson's home for uncheon and program. Don Miler spoke on Education. 3. D. of A. Meeting— The Catholic Daughters of America met at the Academy Tuesday evening. owing Club Meets— * The Sewing club met Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Orin Spalding. Rosemary Katherine Kirsc'h Weds— Rosemary Katherine Kirsch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Kirsch of Fort Dodge, who formerly owned the Algona laundry, was married to Technical Ser- eant Leo Edward Simmons Tuesday morning, April 3, at Corpus Christi church by Msgr. T. J. Da vern, former Algona pastor. Sgt. Simmons only recently returned from the European thea- ,re of operations where he completed 46 missions as radio gur.- ner in a B.-24 Liberator bomber of the'eighth air forte. . • , The bride was -attired in a .beautiful gown' of heavy white satin made with a long and graceful train. Her fingertip veil was ace-edged and fell from a crown of seed pearls. She carried an arm bouquet of pink roses, and gardenias She was attended by the groom's sister, Doris Simmons, as maid of lonor. Serving Sgt. Simmons as groomsman was T-Sgt. Meredith Andrews of Stillwater, Okla. Acting as ushers were two other servicemen, James Gormally, radio man second class, and 1st I..t. Paul Webb, bomber pilot. At the close of the groom's furlough, he and his bride will go to Miami, Florida, where he will report for a new assignment. Dorothy Lampe Weds— Miss Dorothy Lampe, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lampe of Bancroft, was married to Staff Sergeant Palmer Jensen, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Jensen, April 6 at 6:15 p. m. in a double ring ceremony. The wedding took place at 'the army air base chapel at Sioux Falls, S. D., with Chaplain Roland C. Reny officiating. Attending the bride and groom were Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Chalus. Mrs. Chalus is a sister of the bride. The bride wore a brown and white dress suit with brown and white accessories and carried white gardenias. The bridesmaid wore a brown suit with lime green accessories and had a corsage made up of roses and snapdragons. S-Sgt. Jenson has to report to Jefferson Barracks, Mo. at the end of his extended furlough. Dreesman-Gollner Wedding— The wedding of Miss Grace Dressman of Algona to Andrew Gollner, prominent farmer of the Wesley neighborhood, was celebrated April 2 at the Catholic parsonage at Wesley, Father Klein officiating The bride was attended by her sister, Mrs D. G. Clopton of Algona and Mrs. J. P. Studer of Wesley. The newlyweds spent a short honeymoon at Fort Dodge. The bride, who for some years has conducted the 'beauty shop in the Algona hotel, has large circle of friends who will be pleased to, extend the happy couple congratulations and besi wishes. Mrs. Gollner will continue her beauty shop, at least for a time. Birthdays Celebrated- Mrs. Hattie Witham had 19 guests at her home Sunday for ; family dinner. They celebrated the eighth wedding anniversa of Mr and Mrs. Leo Ramus and the birthdays of their son Johnny aged 6, and Mrs. Howard Witham Out-of-town guests were Mr. anc Mrs. Ben Sioter of Troygrove 111., and Mr. and Mrs. Pete Hel mers of Topeka, Kans. Mr. Slo ter entered the service recently and has been sent to Jeffersoi (Barracks. Mr. Helmers was in jured in service in Italy and ha been a patient at the hospital a Topeka. Mrs. Richard Cowan Heads P T. A. The P. T. A- met at the Bryan 'building Tuesday lor election officers. Mrs. B&hard Green wa elected presided Mrs. MerJ Baseball Squad Numbering 20 Practice Daily Academy Ripples During the second week of Vlarch baseballs, bats, gloves, and jlayers began to show up around S. C. A. Some 20 boys reported or the opening drills. The team vhich won the sectional and went o the district finals in the fall are ooking forward to a successful eason. This spring's team, will consist e veterans Robert'and Gordon ATJnlcel, .Donald Valentine, Louis McEnroe, Duane Reynolds, Bob Winters, Bob Kinsch, Albert Borman, Howard Weydert, Gilbert Buscher, Harold Bode, Tuck .Vhite, and Bi.ll Lane. New ma- erial is Howard Hentges, Thomas Volfe, Donald Bode, Paul Gisch, eorge Weir, Thomas Moe, and Warvin Erpelding. This is too early in the season o make any predictions for its sutcome but the boys have start- id off with a bang under the upervision of athletic director, the Reverend R. V. Sweeney, and Coach Ed Thaves. WESLEY NEWS Erdffian. .f&e elub flWfctS »8St with Mrs.- MaHe Kuiifc, ,, The Catiidlie missionary meeting which was it have met Wednesday afternoon was •.postponed due to toad conditions following the snowstorm. The next meeting will be held on the afternoon of Aprtl 1 With the C. D. of A.'s meeting that evening. Recent guests at the home of Mrs. Ida BJalne were Mr. and Mrs. Clarence LUeskob and-son, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Blaine and family of Conwlth, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Jensen, Mrs. Eldoft Shaw, Mr. and Mrs. Eisenbarth of Algona and Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Johnson and family. Rev. and. 'Mrs. Walter Lindgreen and two Children were honored at a welcome get-together party Friday evening 'by members of the Congregational church at the church parlors. Ole K. Flom, chairman, presided at a program, followed by a tw,o course supper. The honorees were presented a purse from the group. Lieut. Robert Studer left early Sunday morning from Ames for Santa An«, Calif., where he will be stationed for several weeks. He has been home on furlough since Feb. 13, arriving home the der'a, *Sf3. £ §W ftftftMl. H»rfc*othe>?j CpL Sttidef, f*6W has a San »,.^j«j AFO address, •' Mr. find -Mrs. Chas. firaus ice* eeived a telephone call Sunday frorri St. Paul that ft baby girl was borfl to their daughter and husband, Mr. and Mfs. Harold Brooke. Mrs. Brooke is the former Dorothy Rraus. The Brookes' daughter, Littda Kay, 2, has been at the home of Jier grandparents here the past four weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Edmumd Loeblg and two softs of .Clinton, accompanied by iMrs. Loeblg's mother, Congressional Ladles RUMMAGE SALE Allen Motor Co. Saturday, April 14 Beginning at 8:00 a. m. employed Cilflitofi. Insulate Now! Johns-Manville Blown Honie Insulation Estimate Wormhoudt Home Insulation Co. DEL LEANEAGII Local Representative 44tf Algona Creamery BUTTER 43c ib. Northern TISSUE 5c Roll Gerber's BABY FOOD V Cans ZIC Del Monte SUGAR PEAS 16c No. 2 Can BABO 2, 19c MARSHMALLOW CREME Pintjar 15c YELLOW ONION SETS ' ,„. 29c SOFTASILK CAKE FLOUR Latg , fks . 26c PURE ORANGE JUICE No 2 Can , «* 20c WHITESYRUP SEEDLESS RAISINS The Infant daughter recently born to Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Newald has been named' Elaine Vioet. Mrs. Cecilia Berger and family were Sunday evening visitors at the Bay Becker home at Livermore. Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Meurer, Cheryll and Jimmie were visitors Sunday afternoon at the A. M. ,emkee 'home at Irvington. Mrs. Sam Haag and two sons of Algona are spending this weekend here at the home of -her parents Mr. and Mrs. George Ward. Mrs. Irene Studer went to Stacyville, Iowa, Monday where on Tuesday she attended the funeral of her brother-in-law, Matt Tasbender, Ethel Flom returned to Wheaton, 111., Sunday night where sihe attends college. She spent a week's Easter vacation here with ler parents, Mr, and Mrs. Ole K. om. Pvt. Clare McCall of Fort Missoula, Montana, arrived here on a 15 day furlough which he is spending with his aunt, Eva Mil all with -whom he made his lome. Dorothy Goetz left Monday to spend several days with Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Hauptman at Charles Oity. From there she will go to Milwaukee where she will spend a week. The student council of the pub- lu; -gehopl are sponsoring a clothing collection April 16-20 for fugitives in the liberated countries. A house to house canvass will be made, Mr. dnd Mrs. Adolph Girres are the parents of a baby girl born last Monday at an Algona hospital. She has been named Ruth Elizabeth. Mr. and Mrs. Girres now 'have a family of four daughters. Mrs. Robert Hutchison and daughter, Mrs. Rachel ' Brown, have returned to their home in Algona after having spent the winter here with 4he former's son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. John Hutchison. Rev. and Mrs. J. A. Riggs and son, Pvt. Paul Riggs, took their daughter, Mrs. Geoi-ge Burnett, R. N., and her friend, Phyllis Hoover, R. N-, who spent the weekend ?t the Riggs home, b»ck to Rochester Monday. iftlrs. J. M. KIMJZ was hostess to heu bridge club Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Alfred Erdman was a guest. High prize was woa by Mrs, 35c 25c HERSHEY'S COCOA „ ,„. Pkg . 10c Gal. Jug. 2 Ib. Pkg. BUTTER KERNEL CORN .No. 2 Can 2 f.r 29c Betty Crocker Soup Mix ;i—. 11 oz. Pkg. Post Toasties ------ Argo Corn Starch 1 Ib. Pkg. .Pkg. 80 Red Rooster Coffee 3 Ib. Pkg. 59c - Happy Host Pea s Fancy -,-Np.2 ;'«, Vi :i",.ttUi* Can, Cookies .—...— Ib. 29c COBBLER POTATOES 100 Ib. bag 3.49 TEXAS SEEDLESS GRAPEFRUIT, LARGE SIZE 5 CALIFORNIA CARROTS Bunches 25c 17c LARGE ORANGES ' \ „„,. 49c LARGE LETTUCE _. Each 12c RUBY RED GRAPEFRUIT LARGE PASCAL CELERY for Bunch 25c 29c FANCY GRADE A , 4fe PI BEEF ROASTS Ib. 25c LOIN END PORK CHOPS „ 2?C SMOKED COUNTRY STYLE SAUSAGE „ 29c FRESH COTTAGE CHEESE „ 16o SMOKED HAM HOCKS ,„ 23c LOIN END PORK ROASTS „ 28c MEATY BACK BONES ,„' (JC ASSORTED upw ^^jir ^m *w ^^r BHum ^w f 4 ^^B^w^^p WP ^^w ^^B ^^BP ^^v^^^p ^^ Velveeta Cheese 2 lb box

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