The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 26, 1945 · Page 2
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 2

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 26, 1945
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PROGRESS CLUB OF PORTLAND 10 ELECT OFFICERS Portland: The Portland Progress club met Thursday, April 19. With Mrs. Sumner Parsons. 20 women answered roll call with Bible verses. A paper on Italy Was read by Mrs. Edward Wolf. A contest in charge of Mesdames Edward and Jake Smith was won by Mrs. Joe anke. A nominating Committee, Mesdames Tony Jandl, Ed Wolf and Earl Miller, was appointed as there will be election of officers at the May meel- ing. Lunch was served Assisting were Mesdames Mike Arend, Geo. Patterson and Raymond Lovstad. Marilyn Trunkhill is improving satisfactorily from an attack of diabetes. Mrs. F. A. Rnigsdorf has spent several days last week with her mother at Bancroft who has been ill. A group of relatives and friends helped Mrs. Orrie petersen celebrate 'he* birthday one evening last week. Lunch was served. Mrs. W. J. Lockwood spent Monday afternoon with Mrs. Robert Harvey and details of the Buvt junior-senior banquet were planned. The women are co-chairman of the event. Mrs. George E. Becker came Saturday from North Carolina for a visit. Mrs. Becker plans to visit her parents in Long Beach, Calif. Later on they will return here to live. Sgt. George E. Becker has left the states for an unknown destination. Eighth graders writing examinations at Algona this week in elude from school No. 1, Dale Moore; No. 3, Kenneth Steven and Louis Presthus; No. 6, Marilyn Trunkhill; No. 7, Darlene and Donald Eimers, and No. 8, Darrell Petersen and Joan McWhorter. Rev. R. H, Aurand of Ft. Dodge conducted communion services in the Evangelical church Sunday morning. Rev. Paul Beckman preached the morning worship service in Renwick Sunday in the absence of Rev. Piepper, pastor of the church, who is quite ill. ? FARMERS" Top Grade Egffs ............................................................ 36c Second Grade Eggrs .................................................... 32c Third Grade Eggs ........................................................ 30c Fowls, Straight .............................................................. 25c Springs ............................. .......................................... 28'/£c Some Farmers that take good care of their eggs average over 35c per dozen. U. S. Certified Pnllorum Controlled Pink of Perfection Leghorn chicks available for immediate delivery. Lanesboro Produce & Hatchery Co. BURT — ARMSTRONG Used Cars '41 Ford 4-door. DeLuxe with heater and radio. '40 Chevrolet 4-door. Master DeLuxe with heater. '40 Plymouth 4-door. DeLuxe with heater. '37 Chevrolet Town Sedan. 2—'36 Chevrolet Town Sedans with heater. '35 Dodge Town Sedan with heater. '34 Plymouth 4-door with heater. These cars are for sale at OPA prices and i no trade is required. GRADE I TIRES PASSSENGER CAR AND TRACTOR FRONTS Hoenk Motor Service West of Court House Men Get a Job at Deere's NOW The pay is good to begin with and afterward YOU EARN WHILE YOU LEARN Inspectors Assemblers Sandslingers Shakeout Men Heat Treat Operators Here are a few jobs: Hand Truckers Car Loaders Truck Operators Core Service Men Grinders and Chippers Machine operators such as lathes, drills, grinders, milling machine, etc. — REMEMBER — You can earn a vacation with pay. You may earn a pension. Talk to the Company Interviewer at U. S. Employment Office in Algona, Iowa April 23 through April 27 No one will be hired without a referral card. John Deere Tractor Company Waterloo, Iowa A Permanent Peacetime Industry FEMON JUNIOR- SENIOR BANQUET HELD AT ALGONA Fenton: The junior-senior banquet was held at the Hotel Algona Friday evening. The program was written in Spanish and decorations were carried out in Spanish version. The place cards were Mexican hats. The tables were decorated with candles and red roses. The menu consisted of fruit cocktail, chicken-a-la-k<ing on toast, mashed potatoes and gravy, buttered peas, jello salad, hot rolls, white cake and ice cream. The program was as follows: Group sang "Down Mexico Way"; welcome by toastmistress, Doris Berkland; response, "Thank you" by Georgia Gerhart; "Mexicali Rose" sung by Lorraine Willrett; class history, Lorraine Wegener; class prophecy, Kathryn Bleckwenn; speech, "To the Faculty," by Jo:in Meyer; farewell, Miss Hewitt; class will, Shirley Haas; senior class song; group singing, Star Spangled Banner. Shower For Mrs. Borchardt A miscellaneous shower was given for Mrs. Ervin Borchardt, nee Lois Kerber, Friday afternoon in the social room of the F.iir- ville church. Hostesses were Mrs. John Kerber, Mrs. Lyndon Ktr- ber, Mrs. Carl Feye and Mrs. B. G. Berkland. Entertainment was in charge of Mrs. B. G. Berkland. It consisted of a song naming contest, art«:les in a kitchen, and recipes were written for the bride. At the close of the entertainment the gitfts were unwrapped by Mrs. Borchardt assisted by Mrs. Lyndon Kerber. A lunch was then served by the hostesses. Fenton Forwards Meet The Fenton Forwards met Saturday afternoon at the home of Grace and Gladys Mueller. Roll call included bonds and stamps and name of a famous woman and why she was famous. A short business meeting was held. Three talks were given by Anna Rae Weisbrod, "Attractive dresser scarfs and attractive furniture for a girPs tooffi," talk fer uiaujB Mueller OH "Way ta aad Interest tb a window wheft slmpte etau tains are used," and talk by ti«JM> erly Sehulte On "Mow te flftake simple and attractive difftaiite." The club members had pdlhtefs on the making of dresser scarfs, followed toy 'group singing. At the close of the meeting a delicious luncheon was served, Herman Strueekef returned from Port Dodge Thursday where he ihad undergone an operation. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Newel of Fort Dodge visited at' the par* ental George Newel home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Weisbfod and Mary Alice of Fort Dodge were here visiting friends and relatives Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Brithu, are parents of a son born April 21. They now have a family of two girls and a boy. ; Axel Peterson returned from the Lutheran hospital, Fort Dodge. Sunday where he had submitted to an operation. Eunice Johnson was a weekend visitor at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Johnson. She is attending the Hamilton business school at Mason City. Lieut, and Mrs. Bob Schwartz of Hampton Bay, Long Island, were visitors at the parental J. A. Schwartz home. Bob is being transferred and Mrs. Schwartz will remain here for the present. Cpl. and Mrs. Ferdenandes Fauerby of Geneva, Neb., visited from Saturday until Monday with Mr. and Mrs. Einer Fauerby. From here they will visit Mrs. Fauerby's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Severson of Ames. The United Service Women held their work meeting at the school house Friday afternoon. They spent the time sewing quilts. 20 ladies attended and lunch was served by Mrs. Raymond Stoeber and Mrs. Merwin Widdel. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Hantcl- man entertained at a birthday party for their niece, Barbara Walker, Thursday night. Guests were Mrs. Tillie Walker of Omaha; Mr. and Mrs. Ted Meier and children of Whittemore; Mr. and Mrs. Gerhart Hantelman and children and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hantelman. Bode Vicinity News Items Kathryn Sorenson was a guest at the home of her sister in Emmetsburg Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Sween and son of Clarion were Sunday guests at the home of his mother and sister. Donald Nasby of Los Angeles arrived Thursday night for a visit at the home of his father and with other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Olson of Clarion spent Sunday at the home of Mrs. Olson's mother, Mrs. Ole Torgerson. Mr. and Mrs. John Lomen, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Kinseth and family were recent Des Moines visitors. Mrs. H. Johnson has been absent from duties at the Bode creamery as bookkeeper for several days on account of the flu. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Torgerson and sons Larry and Marlin were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Torgerson of Burt. Harvey Hagen has returned from a visit at Knoxville with his brother Clarence who is a World War I patient in the veterans hospital there. Mrs. Don Johnson and the Misses Ivanell Larson, Marguerite Uppedahl and Mildred Carlson visited in Mason City and Goldfield over the week-end. Mr. and Mrs. R, B. Carlson have returned from Nortliwood where they spent Sunday with their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hankoos and son. Recent visitors at the Thor Selvig home were Mrs. G. A. Rapp and son Terry, Mrs. Glenn Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. A. G. La- thian and Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Joliffe, all of Humboldt. Following the baptismal service for Marcia Ann, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Larson, a dinner was given to, sevei'al friends of the Larson family at the home of Mrs. Walter Bakken Sunday at 10 a. m. Memorial services will be held next Sunday afternoon at 2:30 for Staff Sgt. George Williams who was killed in action on the Island of Luzon Feb. 25. Services will be conducted by Rev. O. B. Anderson of Humboldt. About 30 women attended the W. M. F. held in Humboldt last Wednesday which was an all day session. The delegates from the Bode Lutheran church were Mrs. Borgina Johnson and Mrs. Alfred Vaag. Alternates were Mrs. J, P. Jensen and Mrs. Albert Vaag. Mrs. John Loman was complimented on her birthday Friday afternoon and Friday evening when friends gathered at her home to help celebrate the occasion. She received many cards and presents. Refreshments were served both afternoon and evening. Mrs. Floyd Torgerson and Mrs. Loren Eastman were delegates from the Bode Woman's club to the County Federation meeting which met in Ottqsen Saturday. Others from here in attendance were Mrs. J. P. Jensen, Mrs. T. T. Thompson, Mrs. Sidney Holland and Mrs. Earl Olson. After a 30 day leave spent at the home of his parents, Cpl. Sigurd Espeland who had spent nearly 3 years in the Aleutians in company with his wife has left for Jefferson Barracks, Mo., for reassignment. During his absence his wife held a government position in Washington, D. C. The allied clothing drive will take place in Bode April 23 to 23. Supt. of Schools E. O. Berkland will have charge of the drive. Individuals having donations will be responsible for their own delivery to the Bode high school gymnasium and later the articles will be trucked to Humboldt. Vernon Rood who successfully passed his physical examinations recently in Des Moines, was sworn into the navy on that same day. He has returned to Storm Lake where he is a freshman at Buena Vista college, awaiting orders for preliminary training at a naval training center. He is the 18 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Rood. At the joint meeting of the Junior and Senior Leagues Sunday, May 6, the public is invited to attend and hear Sgt. Orville Olson speak on tils experience while confined in a German prison camp. At this meeting also there will be the dedication of the new service bulletin board which members of the league have been making. When completed it will be their big project of the year. WAC Alice Lomen, after completing her base training in the WAC in Des Moines, came home for a wefek-end visit at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John, Lomen... She has-been assigned to advanced business training which she will take in Des Moines. She has been invited to play in the WAC band. During her high school days she was a member of-the'band. She graduated with the class of '43. 'INTO THE GROOVE \ Soldier, Nazi af' W«rY Liberated Jan. 31 ,6lS8n arrived home ffom a G prison camp Mvhere he was llbef ated off Jan. 31 with 2000 othef allied prisoners. He said there Were 30 boys from lojVfl. After being released by the Russian army he had the experience of being sent to Riissla and came hoftie from there, flfe has. been granted a 21 day furldugh. . Mrs. Loyola O'Brien heard from her husband, S-Sgt, L. M. O'Brien this week after a lapse of five weeks. He is with the 7th division of the 10th army now fighting in Okinawa. S-Sgt. O'Brien has served two years overseas and is a veteran of Attu, Kiska, the Marshalls and the Philippines. Recently he has been hospitalized because of an attack of Jaundice. Judy O'Brien celebrated her third birthday April 14 by entertaining ten small girl cousinl Guests were Mrs. Hubert O'Brien and three daughters, Mrs. Tim ....^Johi, nlees:6f muff* » feldl, fill 61 Al^OnaLMfS. Gferaia Sahiifif t«a .two 4 d«iiihi«M' ef TitonKaj MfSr Ed O'BMeft, da«8h*r ter Eileen and Mrs. Catherine O'Srteft 6i Whitteniofe. tlie lat* te? is Judy's " " ' served-by Judy's mother and Grandmother- Bahling, rsi Ifi S p weather about ffie steflfty" ty attended* Services Sunday: At 10 a. m., Sunday school: seMces at 11 a. my, Youth Feaidwghip 1 - fit .8 p. ta, • Choir practice it the church _ 3 Wit Be* ;efiertn& tl <5 MiSSionaif MaldeUa J Will meet with Mrs. KaH/An Saturday aiternwdft at 228 Boy Scouts Paper Collection SATURDAY, APRIL 28th ' * '^ i. , ,^ MM ^ teM M^HMMMrt tt M M UMiB«ttttWtt MHMa * M '* SCOUTS WILL CARRY ANY PAPER OR BOOKS FROM BASEMENTS FOR SPECIAL COLLECTIONS PHONE ONE PAPER—CARD BOARD-BOOKSr-MAGAZINES Gopher Ordnance Works Rosemount, Minn, Needs CONSTRUCTION LABORERS 95c per hour—54 hours per week. Time and one-half over 40 hours Also INSTRUMENT MEN AND RODMEN Transportation Advanced Company will help locate lodging and .transportation to job. Company representative will interview and hire at War Manpower Commission United States Employment Service 1V£ East State Street Algona, Iowa April 30 Thru May 5 and May 14 Thru May 19 Mail coupon to above address Please contact me at the address below about work at the Gopher Ordnance Works. Name Address Telephone - If now employed in essential industry or agriculture, do not apply >, Fruits and Vegetables Texas Seedless i Grapefruit, 6 for Sunkist Oranges, D oz. Fresh, Extra Fancy Asparagus Ib New Cabbage, Per Ib, Head Lettuce, 2 for . Hot House Cucumbers, 3 for Pascal CELERY 25c Onion SETS .Ib. 29c Sirloin Steak, . Ib. 28c Pork Loin End Cuts Ib. 27c Ham Hocks, . Ib. 22c Wieners, . . Ib. 28c Asst. Cold Meat, Y 2 ib. 13c Wash Day Needs LUX FLAKES 25$ SWERL __ 25C IVORY SNOW . 25« IVORY FLAKES , _ 25c OXYDOL F . 99M RINSO lacn . £M}V SUPER SUDS CONSUMERS COMICS I \^ " \ \ x ._/' "Nuts to HWer, T-28—I've come to love America with its four freedoms and Wheatieai'! /— • Downyflake DON-UTS Made Fresh Hourly Come in and see them made before your very eyes. 2 Do nuts and a Cup of Coffee FIG BARS Ibs. Old Fashioned GINGER SNAPS Ibs. FOLGER'S COFFEE 2jar' 55C Carnation or Rochester MIL K 29c WHEATIES Gwntgize BLOCK SALT 5Qlbs, . -"'^ y?^ j ".^i ..-*., '/^w*jsi^r* .„•!*..

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