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PPSif^Srcfwi^lKjIl?^ ^ly^lwftsi^*'^.'^;;;;-!;.;;: J '''' v :^'^'n^fryV'VW>'7W- ; ^'::-'.i/.., '. r -'••'•; '£'"•'';"•;'.'' ,..*«* Hundred f dp Baby Beef Owned -.fly Bay} Othef M- koSsuth County's IMS 'fair 6ame to a close, Wednesday eveningy af* ter;a : twb»day exhibition that drew considerable praise frorri the quality! Of its program despite wartime; restrictions, lifting .of which came too late to change materially the fairs' plans. ;, Attendance on Tuesday, the Opening day^ was 3,051 paid ad-, missions, With 1,764 grandstand paid admlssionSj Antone Johnson, in charge ol that department, declared. A •-, total attendance estimate of 10,000 to 12,000 was made. CJKi Wednesday -attendance was r'unhirifc;' Sppfdkimately' th'e Same 1 as %hr Tuelda'yV indicating a total . paid'attendance of nearly ,7,000 • 'loTrtne 1 two'days. Top Baby'Beef Price A;-.fiurt,yourig-man, John Coady, walked off with the championship babyi beef with his heavy Here^ fdrd. The animal Was later Sold • .td' Wilson ,'&jCo/ for $22 per 100 ••''•••'kenheth Johnson's of Cylinder, baby! beef brought $20 per 100 and •waf-.purchased by Tobiri Packing "<dtt}» •; • James Jorgenson .of .Lone Hdck sold- Ws 'blu6 "f ibboii 'Angus •for $18.25 per 100 to the • Algpna Kofary rciub', Donovan -.Studer's , :pmel'' winner went to Wilson & ;"<Wf.*)rt' $18.50,: ,'JCerit -i,,Seeley's "bifejughi' $18.25 from Decker's, arid Jim 'Mulluis sold a blue ribbon anihxalftoildrmel's for $18.50. > ' 4-H Club Awards ' '•'-"•' '•':•-•' 1 4^i£"cltib''d&iry-and "beef.awards : were'as follows: iHolstein calv.es—Gerald Soder- be^gf' Bancroft, fjrst;, Jerome Sod- erbeJ^i'-Bancroft,- second; Gilbert ''Bet-hingihaus, West.. Bend, third. ::v > *JSdls.teiri yearlings — Gilbert • Befnirighaus, West Bend, first; ".Harold Bode, Algona; second; Gus Beminghaus, Jr., West Bend, third, Hplstein, two years — Gerald 'Bodd, ; Algona. .,..-,• Champion • Holstein — Gerald Soderberg, Bancroft. G«ernsey Winners • • Guernsey •" heifers — Gerald Brdwri; Algona, first;.Harold;Bos- worth)Algoha, second. •'.; ' ; Guernsey yearlings^—Paul Lindholm, Jr., ,. v Algona, first;. Gerald Brown, Algona, second; Fabian Wingert, Corwith, third. , ' : Champion Guernsey — Gerald •BrowhT? Algeria.'-. .-'.*' :' ' Dairy;.bull calf—Holstein, Gerald< Soderberg; milking Shorthorn , h'elieh Bill Jenkins, Algona; milk- ^ingjShbrtjhorn yearling, Dale John- s'onv Corwith. Beef iCattte Winners ',-„•.,... .. Brown 'Swiss heifer calvesf •— Harold Fisher,' Jr., Burt. Yearlings Patricia Ketelsen, West Bend; two year olds; Betty; and/, Bonnie,™ 'Bolanclf 'Sttider;, ;C6rwith, aU bhle ' ' •'• •' Light Herefords — Ed Tigges, Burt; Donovan Studer, Corwith; James Hayerly, Wesley;, Cletus Quinn, Lone Rock; Kent Seeley, Algona; Russell and Charles Riley, Burt; Dale Schroeder, Lone Rock, . .arid Ben; Widen, Corwith,' all blue ritoboni Winners. . - Black Angus —.Ken Johnson, Cylinder and James Jorgenson, Lone ..Rock, blue ribbon winners. .-Heavy. Herefords had 17 blue ribbon .A.wlriners. . ;/".Ije9na*d Studer of Cprwith ; took tllris't,'in*tfte purebred,beef heifer class,.wfthCraig.Seeley of Algona, '* ' 1 Roland Studer of Cor- , IOWA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 1945 Twelve Pages FOR $250,000 DEATH D AH AGES , ' '''' Back to School For Ki<H& Tuesday The Algona Public Schools, St. Cecelia's Academy and the Trinity Lutheran School jylll begin classes Tuesday, September 4. * •• The public schools will commence classes at 8:30 a. m. for junior-senior high and 9:00 a. m. for -elementary grades. .Half-day, sessions will be scheduled for the kindergarten starting Wednesday, Sept. 5th. Forty-one members .comprise the faculty staff, with 15 he'wcomerS. Heading the faculty is Otto ; B. Laing, .superintendent, Donald B. Miller, principal .or'sen- ior high, Hattie Wilson, principal of junior high, Katherine VanNess, principal pf the Bryant'school,'ahd Mildred' Bpser, principal of ,the Third Ward school. . ' 'A total enrollment of 900 Stu, dents is, expected ; from ikiridergar- •ten through '12th 'graiag With <325 from-9th through 12th grade. This. •isi approximately the same as 'last year's;, erii'dllmeht. ' . ^"' :•. 'St. 'Cecelia's Academy will begin 'Ttie'sday mbrhirig'--with'the" Rev;;J. M. Mallinger saying mass at 8:15. Classes will be taught by 12 sisters and the.Rev. R. V. Sweeney, as re r ligiOus -instructor. S|ster, Mary Evangelista will be the principal.. Two hundred students are expected to enroll in the grades. The number of pupils who will attend high school isi indefinite as yet, since so many are employed at present. . , „.. . , . . The Trinity Lutheran School Will have classes: starting at 9:00 a. m. .to 4:00 p. m. Chester Platt .Will again teach the students who number approximately 40. New Instructor In ,• ; Music Announced Supt. O^ B..Laing has announced that Riissel CyGuster, S-lc U. S. N,, has been hired as instrumental music instructor for the local schools taking the place of'Orin Spalding who recently resigned to be. associated with a Chicago corporation••'-•which"'Owns" the" East Lawn Memorial cemetery here. ' • Mr. Busier ;ls expected, to receive ari honorable .discharge from?'the Navy Within^two. weeks;.He-en- HSte'd'in'the" navy 4 years ago'la'st month' and. at present : -ia stationed at Shoemaker, Calif., -but expects to be transferred to; the Gre&t ! Lakes Naval 'Training .'Center fbj? mustering out 'o& the navy. */• Attending both Morningside College, Sioux City, and loWa State Teachers College, Cedar : Falls, Mr. Guster graduated from the latter in 1940 with a B. A.. degree and a major in instrumental' ' music, Prior to enlisting in the, navy he taught one year at Hanlbnt.OWri;'* • Mr. Guster is originally from Denison, and he and his. wife will come to Algona as soon a^ the discharge is completed. '''.'.'.' Ledyard Purchase!) Two ' New School Busses •':.• ' j Ledyard: The Ledyard consolidated school . will opeti Monday, ' Sept. 3 * with registration' ,' ittd checking of books as the^liyat.' activity. Classes will beglft^TUesday ' ' ' "'' '' morning.-Two new' School ' been purchased, one t6^tr,jSnseprt JpUpijS- from, the .nOrlhMires;tt4erii- • tory,''th"e other from the st>i»thw?|t. Other routes will have .ttielitf&Sjnne busses and drivet i s. >v PupilS',!8hic(Uld be ready at the saine : apprbjtln •time. ' '• •; '"'-: . ,7' ; ' '"':•'$ . , Faculty members are.RiChatd •.Brouwer, supt.; Alvira ;'; '^Wilsdn, principal; Genevieve Br'ewerjjL'p- kota; Howard Smith, Elmorfe, Minn.; Betty De Haan, Orange City; Joeldine Fennema, Bancroft; Alberta Roelofs, Rock Valley; Bernice Haag, Swea City; Anna Marie Mitchell, Fenton; Bertha Solberg, Fenton; and Lois Etler, Gushing. Nine teachers Ready For Burt Opening Burt: Burt public school will open Sept. 3, with classes to be dismissed at noon. Beginners must have reached their fifth birthday ort or before Dec. 1, 1944. The fapulty will consist of W. B. Officer, supt.; Marshall Torgerson, Elizabeth ' Thompson, • Dorothy Spindler, Erna Baars, Fern Bernel Verona Radig, Edith Milbrandt, Shirley Edel. ,••-•• : • Rural •.'Pupils Enroll Qti September 6th ^ Kossuth rural schools Will of- icially open'Sept. 3, but the first ee days, Sept. 3-4-5. will be used for & rural teacher workshop similar.to the one held last year, arid pupils will enroll on Thursday, Sept. 6, A. E. Lauritzen ; county- superintendent, stated ' Checks, Cattle Land Kossuth Farmer In Jail , .-• ' • A .*.'v " ' •' • •- •: • .-.- • • ..-'. .'v -•.:,.,. ••,.-" "' ' ' S.J. STEHLE RFTES flEREFRIDAY;WAS BARBER50YEAR1 Funeral services for-' Stepheri Joseph Stehle, 66, resident of Kossuth county since 1900, wlll'> bf held at 2:30 p.m., today, (-Thursday, at the McCullough Funeral Chapel. Rev. R. F. Kittrell, Baptist pastor, will officiate. Interment will be in"Riverview cemetery. '(•". 7,",., ••-. Mr.. Stehle was bprn Dec. 1878, at Plttsburg, Pa., son,of-John and .Katherine -Stehle..His "father Was a monument; engraver^He \yas public schobls;gn Champion Showman : Gerald' -Spderberg ;6f ; Bancroft •was named as Champion showman, a 1 distinct honor. . .T'InHhe'dairy club group exhibits, wi)3» 11 ; clubs-competing, the Al- gpna club took first, Garfield club second, "and Greenwood ;was _ , 4-H Girls Pageant The kossHth County 4-H Girls' • Clubs presented a pageant Tues-. day evening ibef ore a crowded grandstand. All 4.-H girls participated carrying American flags and 4"H i emblems. The grpup, attacked by "mosquito squadrons", depicted the part of the 4-H girls in helping to Win, the war. Alice Mary Inman, reader of the pageant presented the -Greenwood girls •who Were judged champions ear: ller in the day, Beverly Ditswprth, county girls' president, lead in the traditional flag ceremony. During the fwo-day fair several awards were received by the -ln- dividual 4-H clubs. Alice Mary Inman of the Greenwppd club received high for her long-time re<" cord book, and she will npwpfirw ticipate in the state contest for a ' Chfcpgio trip to National 4-t| Club ' Congress,- ; ' . ;.•• .-••;• 7.-;;,,... ".'.. : :-.;.-"' »J»e Ribbon Winner! Blue ribbons were won, by the JrivJngtpnl'fln, the, painted ' twre diyisipn, .the vised tlj§ umt, v the Union , , rawre, ^ tfet Hwrl§pn to the pnalr eayws, the ' rylngjon J's la and t f l m' ,tb> winijow. curtafes, Llipf, lUverdaje Ift jrijtew soyers, ;thg ffi&SmMt.Gto* "In 1901 he.wSs.married to Clara Zierrier, -who 'survives hini. The couple had two children, both of whom also survive. They are Vernon; chief petty officer with the U. S. Navy Band in Washington, D. C., and Erma, Mrs. Claude Huff, also of Washington. Henry Stehle of Algona is a surviving brother. Another brother, John, and a sister Andrew, preceded Stephen Stehle in death. Mr,,Stable- had been ill ( for, the past 11 months, and was bedfast .with a throat affliction, prior, to his death. 'State, Street Barber For theip?(S^8pS^!ars Mr. Stehle practiced 1 •'barberfiili;' first locating at Fenton andfsome years ago had a barber shop^bn State Street, and later operated, one .-at 'his home. • ':.'.-, v.v'.A*. .•- • •• • His son, Vernb»|;was on furlough at the time t'vt his death, havtag arrived A1w()$ 23. Erma, his .daughter,:has beeHipn'leave from a 'government ^position In Washington since'Febr 4: . Ed Rist Arrival of First Train in Algona in 1870 Last weeK the Upper Des Moines printed a story telling about the arrival of the first passenger train In Algona on the Milwaukee railroad in August, 1870, Now it develops .that of the hundreds of Algona folks who were at the- depot that night to celebrate the arrival of the first train, Mr. H. E, Rist, respected Algona citizen, Is the sole survivor. If our memory serves us rightly, the late "Tom" Lantry was on board the train as well as Theodore ChrlschiUes, the founder of the well known present Chrischttles store, now being conducted by his grandson, Theo., known to his intimates as "Chris." But really - it begins to look as though "Ed 11 is, ^sitting to be a pure 30 Faris Miner, structor, tSe nt' aviation iH' " ' TO Donald M. Heiter Has Misfortune To Find Charges Filed Against Him In Two Counties. . A yOung Kossuth farmer was in all kinds of trouble, this week, only part of which was being in •jail in Ernmetsburg, '", Donald-M. Heitier, ; who has been farming a short distance southeast of .Algona, was being held by Palo Alto authorities oh a 'Charge connected with issuing of checks, and iin-the meantime five" charges had : been filed against him-in Kossuth county/ district court -peftainihg' to illegal sale of cattle,. ... , •..-, Pasturing Stock . ' It .seems .that Heiter,,according riarice "Co.;" Spencer, branch, giving the cattle as'security. After this loan..bn the pastured cattle, he is then/ alleged to have •. sold some of the cattle. As a ^result the Kossuth actions were filed. ". ••-;.. Roy Mueller asks' $50' damages from Heiter and Leo and Frank McEnroe. ' , • Joseph F. Vender asks $150 from Heiter and the O'Dea Finance. Co', Roy Mueller asks $100 from Heiter and the O'pea Finance Co. Joseph F. Vender asks $50 from Heiter and Leo McEnroe. Lester Mueller asks $50 from Heiter and the O'Dea Finance Co. • In each. actipn,;:'vy r her'er others than Heiter are named^as; defendants, the other parties' either pur-i. chased the cattle in good faith, as in the case of the McEnroes, ; or took .them to apply on -a previous •loan, as in .the case of the finance company. Other Close Calls • In addition to the cattle mix-up Heiter has previously come close to being involved^: check charges, county officlalsSstated, either; through ignorahceT>f>'hls true bank balance, or otherwise. At any rate, they say, numerous checks have failed to clear. . . , . ^ K is because of a similar sitya- tion ia'Palo Alto county that Heiter is now in jail there. •. v By the time court action was taken in Kossuth county, Palo Alto charges had already been filed, and, until .disposition of the caseUs made in '-that county, no action can be takfn In Kossuth. Breaks Neck III Threshing Accident Wesley: Edmund Otis is a patient at Mercy hospital, Mason City, as a result of a threshing machine accident last week, He suffered a broken neck ar^d. -a., brpken left •\yristin a fall "from the machine, He was expected the fore bart, of this week,, gfte? haying 9 cast placed on his \bpdy from the waist HP and supporting his neck, His-slsteV, FidelTs.'Qtis, who is employed by the; Eepartoent -, of SociaV Welfare, Des .Tftoiries, spent 'the we He end .fo Wesieyand visit her BANCROFTLEGIOK BANKSALGON •r- ; ....' . :.'•"•'• •.'•"' "'f. ; Bancroft's farhed JuniorfLeglOn baseball team added another : scalr tot an already > full -trophy-'' ; '&se Tuesday afternoon, at. the' Kossuth 'Fair, by dovvnirig the Algonai'KJ C. nhie; 5 to 0, '. Algona .gathered only tHree/Jiits from the offerings of Larie.-^hile -the Legion teaftt eked out;serVeh bingles from .Nurre of Algpna?;' In the third fran)e,: ;: 'BoetP walked, Murr^ipopped svinei ,the" first 1 Bancroft run,; -••:;/, Winkel tripled in the.sikth for the biggest clout of the game, and scored a moment later on Long's infield sacrifice. With two out in the eighth, Bancroft took advantage'of an error and several walks to score Devine, Dudding and Lane. Box score of the game, as submitted by Ed Thilges, K. C. manager: > Altrona K. C. . AB Gilbrlde,, cf ; i ;.-.,:^.;..:-2 Weig, ss :..,:$:.£-::...:...:• 3 Bradley, c 3u..£.;~. — . 3 hrab !.&......... 3 MarV,r'lf........ 2 t; ;... i .^.:...:._.;. 3 Re-dtrig, v; Mor. ;2b .....:..'• 3 Quinri, Ib ;.!:....:..:...... ;2 Nurre, p ........ ............;. ^2 Redhig, H 0 0, " "I; 0 ^0 0 1 0 - ' ' '";, ' ''23 Bancroft Legion' - "'AB Boettcher, 2b .3 Murray, 1,- b'...'.,......::..-., 4 ; Dudding^ ss'-l..."',;....... 3 Nemmers,:lf .,.....^.......2 Winkel," g, ,c rf Lane, p H 1 ; 1. 1, l 0 vl 0 1 1 29 Bode Boys Hold A Reunion In Marseilles Bode: Staff Sergeant Eugerie Oarlsen and his brother Don, radio man in the Navy, believe in getting things done, and they did—in Marseilles, France. Eugene received, word that Don was to be in Marseilles for a few hours, via Red Cross message. Eugene was near 'Marseilles at the tiine. He got permission to go to Marseilles, and found Don an hour before his ship was due to saij.'lt was the fifst'weeting P* ers in two years, Lt Waller Home As Navy Discharge Pends AJlgpns Pes Algpna Monday pf the WJV* morning .he on duty fpr tte Navy pain*?, fws - fef Navy ftte usual dwiftg fair week top ^ucfe attempts;!t Algona Sailor Is Richer Due News Story Here's one place wherie the Navy's point discharge system was worth $50 to a sailor, and an Algona sailor at that; • The $50 winner is Jim -Ne- vlUe; son of Harold Neville, now here visiting: his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jinunie Neville, and Harold dh-ectly played a part in the bet—although as he added, he isn't sharing in the winnings. , iSeems that In.Miami, where Jiitt^lsxiiow statioitt'ea*:'an.'ll- 'sailor In full regalia, rifle and aU, and stating that,his man could get out with 44 points. "That's my^ Dad," said Jim, after looking at the illustration. His shipmates gave him credit for pulling a fast one, but when Jim offered to wager five of them, $10 each, they had to put up or shut up. They put.' '• -, : :."." : •''•< : - ' Came a letter from Miami, with the clipping, ,and Harold pulled out a picture taken at San Diego several years ago when he was In the Navy, On receipt of the original'picture, the Miami boys paid off. Father and ! aon • enlisted together 1st1942, but Harold has since been discharged. • Ek-Fenton Editor Joins Journalism Staff, Iowa State Fenton: Jaines W. Schwartz, manager and part Owner of the Rockwell City Advocate, announced last week that he is disposing of his interest to his partner Mark E. Cramer. The transaction is effective September first. ..Mr, Schwartz went to Rockwell City as an Advocate partner in 1942 He entered the army in February, 1943, and was given a medical discharge in September of that year, returning to Rockwell City in June, 1944. Pe has accepted a position as assistant professor of -journalism and radio at Iowa State College, Ames, and will begin his duties there September 15. James is a son of Mr. and Mrs, Jake Schwartz of Fenton, and began his newspaper career with his dad on the Fenton Reporter. Attempted Robbery Ait 2 Algona Firms Attempted break-ins at the Woodward Store and Dutch s Ser-* vice Station were reported yesterday by Sheri« Art Cogley, At Woodward's, efforts were unsuc* cessfully made to get into the • ujlding through the back door. At Batch's Service* , a ii9w in ,_•>. ^_-_j.- j Broken, but ° nothing TWO BURT MEN AWARDED BRONZE HEROISM MEDAL Howard N. Chipman, Laur. ence Chipman Honored By Army For Bravery Leading To V-E Day Burt: Citizens of Burt, and two families in particular, had good reason to feel proud, this week. For two Burt young men have been awarded the bronze star medal for heroic and meritorious achievement in the army. Men received the award were: Howard N: Chipman, second lieutenant, son of E. O. Chip- .Laurence Chipman, . private first class, son of Mr. and Mrs. <X 'A. Chipman. . ' ! ' ';tit. Chipman Was cited for meritorious conduct in combat as motor officer of the 94th armored of the field artillery battalion fourth armored division. The citation reads in part: "awarded for meritorious conduct in connection with military operations against the enemy from Sept. 15, 1944,-to May 8, 1945, in France, Belgium, Luxembourg,and Germany. Lt. .Chipmdn has exhibited outstanding ingenunity and ability as motor, officer and Contributed directly to the success of his battalion . .;. efforts-that kept •his battalion supplied with essential necessities : under hazardous conditions."^ ; :i.'- . .' Lt." Chipman has been overseas a ye_ar and a half and was commissioned on the battle field-'-In Feb., 1945. He participated in the fourth armored's fight from Normandy across France and Into Germany, and its race to relieve the beseiged Americans at Bas-. togne. •" Pfc. Laurence Chipmari's awflfd came as a result of heroic .action on Feb. 24 in Germany. He sent the medal home to his' folks and also a.'number'of interesting sou'v- eirs from- Germany, and other countries through which he -has 'traveled; He is in the .medical HOT BUT WELCOME After a setback from rainy, cold weather, last week, temperatures this wek epromised to make up lor lost time in maturing Kossuth's corn'crOp. • A high of 94, degrees at noon, Thursday, Was one of the hottest days this year. ..The week's weather: Date August-23 . Augiist 24 . August 25 .. August 26 . August 27 ,16 ..............;82 .-•.88 August 28 ,:89 August 29 ......:....:......:.:...:;94 Low 51 53 48 57 61 67 63 There had bgen no precipitation as of Wednesday. evening. Capt. Pat Cullen On SO^Day Furlough; "Cuss" Cullen Weds Captain Pat Cullen, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Cullen of Whltte- more, arrived Saturday from a 20- months overseas duty period with the 22nd tactical air command of the Army Air Corps, He has a 30- day furlough. Pat entered the service as a volunteer shortly after Pearl Harbor, eventually went through officers candidate school, and has since attained the rank of captain. His overseas service has been chiefly in Italy and Corsica as assistant supply officer. The air command to which he was attached provided the aerial umbrella for the invasion of Southern France, Prior to entering the service Pat was employed at Zender's. "Cussie" Cullen, brother of Pat, was recently discharged from the Navy after 3% years of duty, part of which was in the Pacific thea^ tre, Since 'bis discharge he has married Josephine Evans of Jacksonville, Fla., and is now on his honeymoon. Cussie was gissistant manager of the Kossuth Mutual Insurance Co. before enlisting in Former Algonan At Pearl Harbor Desk Lt. Charles T. Akre, USNR, whose wife, Anne, lives at 5253 Norwich, Van Nuys, Calif., at work at his desk in the 14th Naval District legal office at Pearl Harbor. The son of Mrs. Eva Akre, 5160 Tujunga ave., North Hollywood, Calif:, Lt. Akre was associated with the Washington law firm of Miller & Chevalier before entering the Navy. He attended Algona, (Iowa) high school, received his B. A. degree.from the University of Iowa and his law degree from George University. <• -. ? Washington JIM FIEEY, 68, WEI) ON TUESDAY; RITES'SAtURDAY ' " James F. Finley, well known retired TRiverdale farmerV'died s day, August 28, at, the Kossuth hospital. He , had been ill over a year following several strokes, and haa.been'a, patient at, -the hopsital i!^.'^8-i£ : ™ -i^:'^™*i;iii f «'.-•'» S'L^-^Hi.' _'!'r"'"''J.C'""^*'T 1 '!, '•'•' '24; ISTe^-at^Wliitei?Plains, N;':"Sr.; •the son of MnSjlad-^s. MarHri Finley. When a! small boy-he iriov- ed with his parents; to •< Kossuth county where they .were among the earlier settlers in.Pluin'.Creek township. A, little..later the.family moved to a farm, near '. Emmetsburg, but preferring the Kossuth: land they returned .a'short -time afterward. Jaines '-atterided :; the county schools.and ! w£is; ; 'graduated from the Algona .high school,-.later attending Iowa StetevCollege,' at Aines. He continued, pn"the;;;farm with his parents uritil^they'passe^ away, the mother in 1908 ;and,the father in, 1926;--' : :v--t^?^';^' f V? ; :-'*''f On September ley was, WIDOW OF OMER KELY NAMES 16 CO-DEMANm Mrs;, Eileen Kelly, Files Suit Under Law; Aftermath Of Saloons Tragedy. -. . •; : .. / •.';';..."•.'•;"•' A suit 'asking damages totaling; $250,000, with 18 persons name* as defendants, wag fildiLin Chica^ go, Tuesday", By MfctfWlllen Kelly, widow of Omer A. K&Jy^SW^Al^' gona sailor and- athlete^SwHp' 'was;' killed Allg. 3, 1944 r .:in.-*fBfl'«jang fray In a Chicago J salOoh.Ti' . Mrs. Kelly, who 1 iSithci foiftrier Eileen Murray .of 'BaitthSfti;ba«ejl > her damage suit oh the<' act. A provision of this ' relatives of jured as .the ^ m m III :: ff 1 IS *$f ;• 4S5 '•<%& l^m damages. ated ^r Was Star and in Dame'UhiVpfsity he letids, ' 'lie > later pa prof es i ?io1nal"fbotballl : ' On the. outbfieak. .of .. enlisted In the : Navy, 'ah*d signed, to jduty.as an '. cialisti Eventually he 'was; r6<!pm- mendefl'for, a^onOTisSlbn, and*lt;, was while he was' pn leave at B'an-- croft jyi.th' his' wife, his coiiw^lsSion as an Navy "had. -been approved.. At the* time, hevwas ^^tati P'urdiiie' ^tlftiyerfeity, -arfjfs^ there }ie stepped in Chiicago during tJiis':st(Jpover Fatal; Cliloagro^tppoyer^v ; '••,'••,:•• ^ During ' Omer's Chicagb layb^er j'i he ahd'^his brother.v Joseph', •with,? two- friends, 'the -:dam£ige j legesi- ; yisiied r;;.;seyetS]l; '"averns;.: They .'eventually > vJisitpd j 6ne "called!; j the Tudor ' Tap,; 'oWned : ».by Joseph! 1 Finklesteta ; 'and''p'ay|ii'% arid operated ;by Jack* 21, son pi ' David. ' „ ^ , began houseeephig : *;pn.' jthe farm where Mr.-Finley lived antj where he ultimate^ spent 51 years of his life; ; : : 'Vi: r f V^ ^..j A year .ago last'Mafch'.tbe/Fin- leys retired and moved to AlgoriH where they bought :a s hgme.'.Short-; ly after.vMr.-Finley.was stricken.- Funeral services will be held Saturday ..morning'.at 9:30 from St. Cecelia's church with the Rev. J. M. .Mallinger officiating. Burial will be in-Calvary cemetery. Beside his wife, Mr. Finley is survived by a brother John of Oakland, Calif., and a sister Mrs. Mary Grimes of Los Angeles who is expected here to attend the services. Other out of town relatives who will attend will be Mrs, Finley's brother and -wife, Mr, and Mrs. H. E. Daniels of Garden City, Kansas. .= V«ts* Administrative f Office Coming Here Algona and Kossuth veterans of this week promised to inake up about an •announcement made Wednesday evening that the veterans' administration, planned on opening a contact and recprds office to facilitate handling the affairs of veterans, in the Kossuth county area. 1 ' '• • Just what this /amOuijts to J? anybody's g\iess.> ' ' The statehiet)t was' made that each Pffice, pf-which there will be 19 in Jpwa, wift be staffed with a cpntept "theloss of support. p. , . husband 1 ! ari'd; resulting shock; arid. physfcaX' eff ecti,' and" asks another $125iOOOVas guafdiatt. of her two' ; . for ,the Jpss pf : his father's, support^ s - MM; Mary .Kellyv' Algona, is the- Kelljnis a d.aught^r^pt Art -Mtujray. v ,/ w 0''. % J ; i^ was «fcipwn that v Omer dildas^a result otfiye «un^" shot t" ""'"" pistol. m . Green, of tl)e latei John Fran* 1 . Pass,ed away Tuesday aV St. eioud,;Minn., > and funeral services are-tp be held! at St. Ceeeilia's Catholic churchy here/ at 0:30 a, in. .Friday. \ •"•'"^".• • Mrs, ^Green is survived^byf;h^p:j husband, David, a brother, 1 Barney ; Frankl ol'Irylngton, and *.•: -sister, •" Caroline 'Frank! of Washington State.' --:••, " ;{.••.•'••' .'..: ', -.:'•• -./'• --^: - : % The body will arrive 'in Algona this afternoon (Thursday), pnd ; wlU re^t aitheMa,tt Lanwtli , until tljetday of the funeral. BurtaT, will be"®' the veterans, man, a plerk, eiw ers as needed. o| } the it pflssJWf Jpy Mrs, Bari Rings* present thejr cla^ns tiugene. Ore. . ., of the: wefk lor: a visit with artft transact o Rjlngsdorfs SPSBt fWWday lioingt '^f'^W 1 * Where Rrsl und -.j**. .v ... i...- .,,., Mrs, Qreen was born and raised?, at irvlngte;!, 'and-l^t tftis.secUtJm; about 40 v yfears ,ago and"has v liYed v ? in S|uk5-;eenter ; and St.

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