The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 17, 1945 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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• v -y--,>•»'• V•'-'••.••• -VSSfifiLud&^^&^i^ 1 /!;^ 11 O 1 '^^Pi^HPIiS^i schoai play wt8,;very ftrte. , All memb&s bf tfte cast did efccep ',; h Lbst Skate-, Joyce Sterling, Ardis KresenSkyy Ted R&Semarle Hultpn, Toift y, Roger Burgess, James; , Norma Voyies, Kenneth , Doris McGwire and,. JuH Cotton, .1 '.- Pfc. Wilbur RfSbhrahi, son of Supervisor and rs.lWm. Schranv fitonka, with fittdh's 3rd Army; writes inter* 'lH|i letter. . . < Cpl, James ifbuiig, with Philippines. 33rd -Infantry in flit; Art Lundh, Al£bha, flow co-pilot B-24 Liber£ ator fbomber dn Italian war area. . . <: West Iowa District Walther League held spring rally in .Al- gbnai April 29. Rev. t. Wittetf- burgi LuVertte, ReV. C. H. Pauld- irigypda Grove, -and Rev. L; H. iLesen headed the 250 leaguers at the asseriibly.',. •; <•'Albert Boeck- elma'n, Lakota, a recent overseas ^e'teian of this war, is a new night .marihal on .the .Algona police 'fbrce. . , .Chief Petty Officer Le"Roy ;Dale reported msising' in action sin Pacific wararea. . '. . • A Marine;writes how.disgusted he ; is.lri the service.? He would^ike 'to-drown hij» trdubles, but;?he c'fctt'i 'get his Sergeant to go swim mtag With him. / .','';• Mrs. Wi ; R. ChafeeViBurtJheads'Burt XT, S;. W, uniUaM;at LuVerne Mrs. ' lto ' a •*«rs! tf*Mads!u. S. W.?"-"* 'The gatfloadfof a B-294 ; 10,4Migallbns for one 'trip - "tfAkfeJl $ -:•,. ts^Sct." Bkrrieyf II <i m . Barney ? v wne, jtg;r:,'WrteS /herj cbmjpleted+45-j flying missions 'over Italy. . . .Kdssuthvcpurtty schools" ahd^Herb- Hpdlund's -VBoy; . ScpiUt troop brought in to Cook's Sals vage. Depot 8.0 tons -of -paper Saturday, April 28. *; The- I county trucks^ helped in the collection. ; ,' .'Pvt. Tho's. Murray, Bancroft; tilled on Luzon ;April 19; Pfc. Johii 'Lee 'Stepherisj' Algonaj -killed in action in Germany on April .18. V . ; l Herb Plambeck, WHO correspondent ' in Germany, mention-* ed SrSgt. -Kenny: aeilenfeldt. of , dear," said; the Algc-na. . fpnd mother 'as her, sori^WaSleav.- irig to join the navy; "be >sure 'to "get 'up On time every mornini so the' captain won't' have' to Wai breakfast for you;" . ;.-; Cpl. Don Kratis,' Wesley, 'now in 'Stales ^after '^overseas duty ".in". Italy;; ;.v,;X : In- sending clothing 4o the needy people* ; $£. Our '.allied overrun na- tlons We might Include'; some fern? . inine hats just ;to sbow,^our, allie? ;,- we have', a delightful sense ' of " hu- prior; '•.-'•'. 'if-VE-Day 'for • Algona was /'May \7 -with', patriotic;; services -at 4 ,p j m. : in ' the f high • schbOliaudi- ; terium.; After all/'; it'-'w^s<"VEf-ip ( ay :wasn't it? We' had one^qutspoken 'complaitit and 'a 'doctor's call 'near The d4»tes: of -the annual daily ^vacation Bible 'school of the Presbyterian church .have been art 4 nouriceil- as of Monday, May 28j to'Friday, June 8. The school will be held in the mornings only. Children 4 to 12 years of age will be'eripbUed in ithe school. , »The pastor,, Rev. C- C. Richardson will ''-act as superintendent of. ; the.; vacation school' and-he will be assisted by the follpwirig teaching .staff:';'-.Kindergarten department, Mrs. .E. G.- Lee, and Mrs. C, C.' iRlchardson; pririiary, department, Mrs; Harold Clayton' and 'Jlrs, Kenrieth Rpney;', junior de- rp'artment, ,- v Mrs. Nyle^Latch arid .Mrs.: Harrington,- t ; ..->;-- Pupils from the Irvington Pres- •byteinian^ ch,urcb,' will attend the AJgona school this 'year.. Courses will«be offered 'in ^Bible stiidyy Bible'.memory. Work, music. and " oh history; ; in: addition,' imo- pictures, handwork and recreation wilt be a part-bf .the school , IOWA, THURSDAY, MAY 17, 1945 ^^^u- - •;•'~^*^ L .\|/^jgi|w - • j^^.' |^^|! ^^^^^^^^^'^^^'.' '^^^& f AT ALGONA Former Ringsted Editor Tells Story of Nazi Massed Atrocity •(The following: siortf was written^ Halpn' w. ^Aridersoni formerly editor bf thSvRlftgsted Dls-. patch, but now a 'Red; Crbss field director in Germany., >Mr. Ander* son has been overseas- since the first bf the year. 'The story was writte'n" for t'H e .Mflsoh City' Globe-Gazette, printed .Jiuthe May 10 issue, and from which we copy in full.—Editor.) /' •','•.-- t Yesterday I attdnded a funeral. With. life^.as.,cheap,,as', it. Is here on the western front 'ai funeral is quite commonplace. But this one was,-different.; ; .'|,}''"\',^'s .-'' it ,W«s the ma4s bi^rral.'of/l',016 men.'; They Weije; thej cremation ylotirns ? of 'the atrocity ; at Gardelegen, V certainly v one' of . the . most fiendish '"acts' performed by the ' ''' division discovered ,t}ie nazis. . " Our-' atrocity;;; when . tlie i ^village,' ; of Gardelegen was qisfp'tured over a week .ago. Our 1|iyisipg chap- iain, Lt.Col. George '^imriipns, a Baptist minister ffoniy.'Knp'^ville, Tenn., conducted'x"tne " p'rotestant fta'rt of the services. '^'; He tblc\ rfte It Was the largest funeral servid he had ever conducted — and I readily believed him- It isn't every day 1,016 pe'rsons are put to rest in one huge grave. The Only regrettable thing .ftbput .this mass burial is that i Wasn't Complete. Those men responsible for this atrocity shoulc hfjve been included, but most o them 'will probably never be known to us. . Quite likely .news stories concerning the Gardelegen cremation have been published in your •newspaper, but the story as we have' it here runs something like this: This . group of men, several thousand . strong when the forced march ', first started frorrt Russia were Polish, 'Ukrainian and Russian political prisoners. As such •many of them were older men and When they reached Gardele- geh; about 65 miles' West of Berlin, their' number had dwindled tp. ^slightly over ^a. thousand. , ... prison&s .We're ,'.beng, herdr v . ,., : ed',' towards Hanover and when thef news o>f the' breakthrough, o tH4 reached the nazis the'y Were undecided what to dp with the prisoners. While pon,- dering their'ifate.inews that Hari-- 'lib've'r had fallen; hurried the Ger' mans to a /decision. They ) huge brick -barri about, hall-a mile northeast o tbWn:'and; put - in an open flelc with no other buildings nearby A "2-fOot layer bf straw was spread .on the floor and thoroughly saturated with .gasoline. The prisoners were then marched into the barn, torches applied to the straw,and the 4 double doors hurriedly locked. Twice the poor ^devils sentencec to death, by flre stomped out the blaze: Then • the -Germans fired machine gun bursts into the barn killing and crippling some ", .of them," follOwirig lip with 1 ' incen- ;diary grenades. .This time there (Continued on Next Page) ay at nt '.:~.,w!f.t ,'?.Vi," -' r . They also.had-rtheir-^secbnd,.sixth and-eleventh ibirthdays'.oivvMoth- ''•-'' : - : '-' '''' 'Helen, who Is', Mrs.. .^Merlin Webb, teach'es /the. No. 5 school northwest; Of ,'Algpna.'. She has -a son, Merle Duane, : who will- be two 'years" old in : June. ,Her husband -has been, in North Africa most 'of ;the.', past 30 .months. and has never seen his son. Ellen is the wife of Elmer J. Evers who is.'enroute to the South Pacific saften'being an instructor in the Diesel school at the Navy Pier for,the past-three years. His wife•is'.'with his 'parents in Odell, Nebraska. . .....t, . ' Ralph Algonan's Nephew 'Liberated in Germany , ' Wprd was received this morning by Mrs. Anton Didriksen from [her 'sister, Mrs. Frank Thorpe of lAines, .that thf tetter's son, Sgt. Iliussell E, Thorpe, is now safe American, ana British hands being ' reported missing in since Feb, 25, Russell was the 104th T4riT|ber Wolf divi- i Wjih CSen, Hodges' 1st Army, card tp his folks wes written pril. 99 and on. it he also,said lie Here S-Sgt;ORa'lph He?njers left Sua- •day-tp report.tpia'^^t'center at Santa, Ana, Calif.||?|i£ter a visit , here With., his paj|$s, Mr. and Mrs, Henry Helane%J .Ralph was a tuiret i gunner ojppfa, B-24 and completed 35. mtsalOns"m<^!he -past eight.months. Hei. is ;home from Italy, "He has received iwo- air medals and three oak leaf clusters to the air medals, , and has taken part in the European, African and Middle Eastern battle campaigns: He wears - s the bronze medal battle star for the Italian campaign. R,alph has two brothers in the service. Henry Jr. is a paratrooper somewhere in Germany, HaroM 4s a seaman first class in the Philippines, Ralph has a brother George at home and also a sister Dorothy, BAli SENIORS faiewv; •>.;«;•'. ;•%*• VA-.J.. 1 ., l .'«w,-i.*:.fep an« Lovelittess. " "St. Ceqelia's Garden of Roses^ .was-the setting last-night for the annual Junior-Senior' banquet am prom at the Academy. Through the gates of the, rose-covered arched doorway guests entered a fairyland of spring color and loveliness. Pastel shades,»in,Which the senior, class colors,; White and olc rose, were predominant, .«. were used in making. ,1,500,' or more rbses ; for the whiteTtrellised garden against the ;two-tone green background of tlje,.gym. • ' -•'; Wlshtor Wdl , In the center pf the' floor between the tables Was a roqk garden with its quaint yrishing well Unique light fixtures' were -transparent Chinese 'lanterns and chimes. Adorning the ends of the hall were' the 'class/motto "Life is Let for Noble ^ Deeds" and tin invocation*^ the = class patrpnefS Saint . Berth were It's Up to You to Brinor " ~ . tered in Olttr<«se' against 'a background? clothed \yith ro's Rose 'nut '; cups aftel t>bwls of flowers adorned the tables. For the processional and recessional Rampna, Mayer and -Joanne Hutchison placed a clarinet duet, "Vlictory March,'! , wfttli Jeanne Loss at th.e planq. ' Varied Program Guest speakers on the program were Father Mallinger, Father Neppel and Father Sweeney, In a talk entitled "Orchids," Lpujs McEnroe, senior class president; expressed appreciation to priests, faculty and parents. Esther Eis* cheid spoke on the class patroness; Dorothy Reynolds talked on the class flpwer, the white pose; Jane Mayer talked on the meaning of end Vera Sempn on the motto. . Wercfe of U»e senior class song were coroposed by Mary Seeley, Hpwsrd Weydert, Ramona Mayer and Joanne. Hutchison, a clapnet trip, plapfl'-f'lB B JOHNGOEDfll oe AT HIS Mil HERETHBMOfi 1936: Had Been City 74 Years; In Business Until Son and Daughter 'Vive. ' • • •' '- : ;^.^ : . • -• i^.^%-^.. At .his -home, . 710- E, 1 worth street, .occurred the deatH'."df:1J8|in Goeders, aged 91; and 'fd'r',;'^ib|e than a half century one -offfi- gona's leading merchants, this morning following: . days illness. He had -enjoyed health until recently.. : At hUf side when he passed .awa his surviving daughter, Mrs. . Kennedy and her 'husband of JSt. Paul. His son Dennis aridl-.wlie of Clear Lake- were here,;:yestifi!- day. -No funeral arriahgenieOts had -beeti made ^ at ' John GpedeA embourg! 12,' 1854; ' to this country'' with 'his'.;isar« when ten years of age. ' BToif ," years i they farmed*, ift! *' Eiu county and then movedi • to ' suth in 1869,'16ca.ting in Riverdale township : south _ of Algona.; ,In ^ Goeders came to Algona dnd stip- ed clerking \ in the vTheo:e chfflles, Sr., store. , Herejl|! mained ifour years, then ,he ; :c ed' in "the Hancock; store; ' years and for : Thos. years. It was in 1888 ' Gbedprs, started in business* himself ,in what 4s now /the'-Ct to Coast store.' : In. 1890- >he''pjir- chaseid the lot jlow' Occupied by the KrMensky stdxe : and^ere ;he cbhtiiiued' ' in .ibusfness ' -.Uptil*' fe- tirertient in 1936., '-'-". : : ' ' • '..- -..,.. Manrled^ 1878; ;^n May T4,' 1878," he -marfi|d Miss Jane Zigrahg, at .St, , Jo* to Afeem" were .born three Children Dennis, now of Clear Lake; Kate Mrs 'Chas. Kennedy, now, of ' Paul, f and .Edith, ,who died :,a. thirty 'years ago. .'His .wife passef away March 2. 1940. Four grandchildren survive,, Jphn Kennedy and^Mrs." -J. -F.s Soholl of thei^en- riedy family, arid Mrs. Jeahnptte FalkenhaiHer of' Chicago ; and-iWrs Helen Wa^cer-oif ; ''' Continued Cold Over Week-End "Cold weather is general. .There is little prospect of a rapid change to Warmer, •.there are Indications of warmer weather at the end of the week. No rain in prospect ,oyer week-end." The above la the message received by Weatherman Harry Nolle this morning from the stsite 'Weath'er bureau at ,Des Moiries, a forecast as to what may be expected in temperature, over the week-end^ The" temperature here the bast week was 11 degrees below normal. ACCEPTANCE OF FARM PLANS CLOSE JUNE 1ST Algdha- John-Goeders ; . at friends Who have '-Always held the highi»t regard and o which toe : was; entirely worthy always fair «nd, honest in his dealings and friendly in his contacts with- everyone. His passing is "mourned by.; everyone who knew him for the fine Kossuth citizen he had been., .down through the many .years of residence in Kosi- '' Lines ;, Aboard^ an • Aircraft Carrier in the ;Pacific: With other units bJ the,'Pacific fleet, 'this ship sent but-her planes in a i long series ol sweeps and strikes that blasted enemy aircraft, shore installations and'.shipping, from the Ryukyu island to ihe Japanese mainland Besides doing her job of seryicing its air group, the carrier, put .in. a few licks with her own guns destroying one enemy plane and helping down another. < Richard E. Hill, machinists mate first class, USN, whose wife lives at 117 South Dodge street, Algon^, was aboard this Essex class aircraft carrier when her planes battered Okinawa prior to the marine and army landings. Burt Busy Bee Club in Mother's Day Meeting Burt: The Bunt Busy Bee Clyib held the May meeting at the home of Mrs. Dean'Andrews Friday af« ternoon. • This was a Mpthers' Day tea and each member brought her mother pr some friend as a The- prograwv opened with , " a tribute <tp wothers - iftttmnan; two vocal Cumbers. by Mrs. .twq Mrs. Wider All Irttferseted VtntrAers Who !Hay« Nbt 'Already Done ;•• So Should Contact .Their Resident Comltiitteeman. "The closing date* for acceptance of farm plans in the county office is June 1, 1945," Mr. Loss, 'chairman of . Kossuth county AAA Committee said Monday. He ad- yises farmers to ; make every effort .sign one immediately to be eligible for payment under the 1945 AAA program. • ••..•'.. Eligible For Payments - Ctpp production ' to the limit is definitely taking a heavy toll of soil; fertility, Mr. Loss said, and 'farniers 'realizing this will, make :every effort to employ some of thf^'conservation. practices • aimed at. minimizing this loss, during •the, years as time permits,, even though they may necessarily have to decide later on" just which practices they can_.deyelpp._on, their farms." By' "signing* ' the" farm "'plan by June 1st they will be ..eligible for payments _ provided by "congress to induce " more ' ' cpnsery .1- tioh work as well as more harvesting of legume and grass seed. , ^Contact •Committeeman - , W i.the procedure - of ..the AAA program. •'•:' ' ' ' '"''.' ' :'• i "This ; is?.Wie;: first time 'in Decent years'ithat^ we have had a fixed" ' date' 'ior' signing farm plans," said 1 -Mr. v Loss, "and , it will make- lor" greater efficiency in '' 'administering- -our. farm program."^ ••'• •'.'- '• •'••'••: ..>: ,,-' '- BURTiERS Burt; Teachers *iri -.the ' Buvt schools for, .the . nex^t; 'iX«a ri have been.,engaged as. follows: Superintendent, W.'B.. > Officer;, v mathematics and :boys'. .athletic?, Marshal Torgerson; science and" music, Erna Baars; , commercial, Miss Spindler; .junior high and, girls' physical, Fern Bewel;. ,grade?, 5 arid ff, Verona Radigl'gr^dea 3 and 4, ; Edith Milbranflt; 'grades 1 , and 2, Shirley Edel. -:-•;*- ,.,Blanchard Family Reunion at Lone Rock Lpne Rock: Mr. and Mis. J, M, Blanchard entertained at a; family reunion Sunday, May 6 : in honor of their son, Lt. Jesse 3VL Blanchard, Jr., who has been in the army two years and is npw an Instructor at the Ft, Benning, Ga., infan-try school. Those attending were Mrs. Lucille Sj>nes, pit Sipiix Rapids, 9 sister; Mrs. Brsel Alme and family, another sister, of Ottosen; Don Blanchard and family of Plymouth and Gpr- dpri Blanchard and family of Springs, both brothers; H^r-, Ian Blanchard and wife pf Lpne " and Gary Gene Schultz pf ^_. T _ Rock, and Nancy Brawn of 3^iMp}nes, Sunday, May .13, the lily clan met at IJarlan Blanch, •rdjsjfpr.dinner- , ;,- ; , " It fpr, JU. BeriWBg 3MH' djiy i evening, ' He x hjas anPWer jrpther, iwgene, whp is in .Pat ' army in MAYOR COURT SEES BUSY WEEK; SEVEN CASES ARE HEARD Intoxication Leads With Four While Three Are Picked Up For Reckless Driving and Speeding. - Mayor Kohlhaas' court was the scene of seven cases' filed • and disposed of during the past week. Intoxication charges were filed against four men and recklesf driving and speeding covered thrsr charges. Last Thursday Oscar Hentges of Algona was charged with being intoxicated and pleading guilty at a hearing Friday he was fined $5.00 and costs of $3.93 and his liquor book' was revoked. On Friday John Heiderscheidt of Aleona was brougM into court on a like, charge and he .was fined $5.00 and $3.93'csts and his liquor book was also revoked. .C,.:Pleading guilty to intoxication on Friday. Fred Moser of Algona was fined $5.00 and $3.93 costs. On Sunday Thomas Molemphy pleaded guilty to a charge of ia- toxicataion and he was fined '$5.00 and $3.93 costs which he promised to pay by the 19th or take 30 days in jail. Thomas Beardsley was picked up for speeding on Wednesday, the 9th and on Thursday pleaded guilty to the charge arid was fined $24 and $2.85 costs. The mayor suspended. $24 of the fine on good behavior. '• On Monday, the 14th, Gaylun Crail was charged with speeding and was assessed a fine of $25 and costs of $3.25. Depending upon good behavior the mayor suspended $20 of the fine. Lary Thomas Mprton on Tuesday, the 15th, pleaded guilty to a charge of reckless, driving and was fined $25 and $3.25 costs. Of the fine $20 was suspended upon good -behavior. However, his driver's license was also suspended for a period of sixty days. Pfc. Harold Sabin, Algona, Has Brush With • , Neb.; Pfc. Joseph A. Plemel, 27 of Northome, 'Minn., and pfc. Harold Sabin, 25, of ..Algona, Iowa, were in their foxholes when the enemy artillery; barrage started, hut one of them wasn't there when it ended.' ;•.•-' '••'• 'The shelling: set off a huge ammunition dump, sending shrapnel and bullerts . flying; everywhere. Sergeant' Plnkes / suffered, 'a • minor b(it'On'tiie'npSe and was the only casualty,? sayeyfor Sabiri who was lifted bodily 'from hisVfiole by the cOhcussipn. ••• The - iexplodirig military supplies' kept" the : men in their holes all. night,' but the next morning they lifted themselves from .their haven, as 'all infantrymen do,-.and pushed off against the enemy. " • , • (Pfti Harold Sabin, 25, is the 'sbh'of-Mr, and. Mrs, Harry Sabin, living five miles southwest of Algona. He was inducted" into the service in January of 1942, and has been overseas 26 months. He has participated in action on Attn, the Marshalls, Leyti and. now is on Okinawa. His parents have not heard from hirii since March 19th when they received a letter written in the Philippines area on March lOth.-r-Pditor.) C,, reunion. Dr. Meyer Elected to Board of Directors At a meeting of the house of delegates of the Iowa Society of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, held in the Hotel Fort Des Moines, at Des Moines, Sunday, Dr. H. D, Meyer, Algona, / was elected'to the board of directors. Dr. FP?bes, of §wea City, was elected vice president, Pages Edwin J. Gilmore to Graduate From West Point In June West Point,, N. Y.: Among the cadets graduating from the United States /Military Academy this June is Edwin J. Gilmore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold L. Gilmore, 414 S, Jones street, Algona, Iowa. He is^.a graduate of the Algona high school, class of '40, and received ihis .appointment.-to West ::..•,;•••;,,'-'.•;•• U. S. Military, Photo Point . from - Representative. A. Gildhrist Of the 8th Iowa 'district, in Jenuary of 1942. He attended Ke,!!)?^ Military Academy at BocfneViile;' Mo., •for" two yeai-s. Daring his., fit'ai year .here he held the .rank .of Cadet, Sergeant, and was 'a','m'embe> .of the Ski club ahd''thvEi: Camera'club. Upon grad- uatjon/'he/yill<be commissioned hi* thei ;ordhance.- ,C!adet Gilmore. is o,he : "of ! il7 -Iowa boys to 'graduate;here ''!&-.^urie..';'.'- ',',>• -'i; fegrei ; tmit '.regulations ^pY closest' brush, .with - death, there weren't ariy : JapS Around, S-Sgt. David Pirikes,: 28, of Sari The :May ' meeting of the Diego, California; T-Sgt. ^Leonard County Rural >?fouth- Club was held -at the .John -;EFpelding hoihe. .Iryington, Tuesday . as : tovtiiej^age:: of . with 25, members and .'three guests" present. The coinmittee iiiJcharge." ' was Marie Erpeldirig, worth, v Wayne Bart s ' . Bos:-. : Mlltpfi Burlingame. niscussiSii'^df;' ppsf-- war fmancial status """ '""- - ltj "' jecj^reajted^-^*:. -Ji "'"Fpllpwing the; entertainment was; ket'.social';which t.,... „., -,,^-.-^ ned! rand engineerea^ 5 '•: The'?- bpi ^^"FSl^M girl provide: some type ment in order, , lect a'ibasket. Songs';;;r^adings, drawings, jokes, etc. : ivvr^ p : rese^f ed by 'the feminine meiribers; £ihd ludging at the talent was. made by the boys through applause.:- , The next month's meeting will be held in Wesley township. All rural youths above high school age arid unmarried are invited to attend these meetings'. Members of the club now extend into Plum Creek. Wesley, Irvington; Cresco and^Whitrtemore townships.; •• Homemakers Urged to Attend Meetings Important information every homemaker wants as a help in her fqpd preservation for the coming ; year has been collected and compiled through the efforts of th, e public school the local OPA and; He]en Comfort, and -this will be given in the hoinemaking de^- pafrtinent next week at scheduled meetings on Monday, May 21, at 3:OQ; and 7:00 p. m, on Wednesday, ;. May 23, at 8 p. in, Every homgmaker is wged to attend one pf these meetings, KlM AND OLD MEN I MAKE UP BUNCH 01 raiSONERSOFWAR Latest Batch of Thought to B€ Recent Capiute jf* t Q m WesteM Front Area.:'"' By Chris Reese / • It was after 1 o'clock WedneS^ 1 '' day morning that a Special itriift:" brought, about 400 German kids; ? and old men to the Hobaift6ri\sta-1i tion. They were unloaded.Vthierje ft and; marched to the Algbha^priS^ f , bnei 1 of War" camp. And it must;; j be admitted that they were a, non*t i descript 'group; "Clad in dirtyii/ some ragged,'remainders bf what-had st One time btfen unifbrmsV^ all of them filthy,call o£ them-apiil pearing" -exhausted, Weary,,; weak,?j none! pf thatffiaughty andTegbttstic^ pomposirtyjin''' their .step nbr ripnel^ of thej||Jr^d, superbilipUiviijelj^ii compllfceMy^' in facial < such fig-'&BeTmight feel, Germ;aJl » prisoners of;. beat^n^an'd .__ subdug(j •• group .6f ppys^nrf old men whose; diepest interest for th^ mdment/' was a place 'to rest weary bbW^ to relax in \ sleep. True, /there^ were perhaps less "than la -.dozen": of) : i the group who .would goose-sitep who ••; held head high ; and Who' ' viewed' their guards with ''con-- , tempt arid;-utteiydisda1nr\. YesiJ almost ;'qvestion if „•-. there f, even |a 'dozen of that'' : type.-;'i5.;: '' . AncEary. Mornuigr Tftamp •.'. I can*t tell you wherff 1 f rom toUt Tuesday, ^Igh was a rumor ithat<3enn oners >of ;war 'Were coming : to ' camp! iFrohi: 9:30 that^nightrjiifttilr'f af ter^.l r'b'clock thev tiext; ;morning>S I , hugged , the cburitiy8id Hobarton ^rieighborh'oofl i" for "the;:irain. d;hit themii .And when : ^ re'-manage ,argseisea:= (still" to .the dar)' to-geti!fe;gpcid'.|ttp look : attp,Ur once 'proud j£«id.idefi ;! :«M ant •'• enelny.:... the-. ideal*; camp spectators '. '-from ; to'' ieetK- pK^qu'eptkni-ithein'as'.tp -their-- -^ age.'.' i'But ?t;, am - wimri'g.-to i wager '.y«| "-' "" "'^vthiM;; Of ^PSCipriS^-Jl ^-"k&^'^^jji in^riy, .'Who /' appeared;to be ;withiin' •me'^ 30-40 'age^grbuft >Tjutyl-' i c'p"»i!i^->:, ^ijq^ : ;;'tp^^^*riuriiber.^--Gerip, l j^aSfmttS'iwejce past SO: arid 'I:."aih'fj \_2li!i^--'"jA_-"i.'iA.Lta**_lj^«-—.1 ''ViAii*Tlfl •"«"••••'*'' ! */V'">'-- i . being? "lined,-; iip v'fpr •;marchini ;, ventareit: near one *bf Ute v spldler;*: guards' (there "were 605 1'was ,tpld) V S who accompanied 'the) (JJeririans', tp. <; Hobartoni : He; ^pld^mfe that^theiKi group of war prisoners Was : a part : ; ; of a;.;lafge: contingent '•'., which had/. ? disembarked at Boston, ;.'$hat.:$hey ri were of the prisoners, taken "by i; '•; the i Allies jvtst before : V|!-pa^ ; that i they were probably r.'^t-!' se'a '. on VE-^ay> and he alsb said- ti»|t ' there were but a fe\v soldiers in the- group; were probably of the citizen defenders, called and , into aptipn without t He said that one of the was not yet 14 and, env in; ! the army only 58, up ^p and including the ^ISt didn't f»sk, ithe guard, We , realizing that he riiay violating , army ruleg- servi l One Million to Bonds Since 1941 '^y-- =v^« ®srvsjfii3^:-^5^ 2? ££&$£','.-

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