The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 1, 1945 · Page 3
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 3

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, November 1, 1945
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Altfdttft Mdites, Aleona, Iowa, ttatemta? L 1045 ITS SHANGHAI Mr. and MM, received aft ititerestlhg let* 'tervfroin their grandson toeWey JSkllllng last Monday. DeWey Who 1 :ls in the navy had been at Bhang* 3ial feut theh was at sea oh his -tody to Nlnpoo to get Chinese fire-ops which were to be takeh ,to ftB 'Island ,dfj fbrftlolo, He Idund Shanghai t^lth Its 3,000,000 peopM 61 mixed races a very fascinating city.with niany places of interest. §«lefii Hospital^ Mrs* dafsoft Johnson entered the university hospital at Iowa City last week for a major operation. The Johns&ns are employed by Hermaft Becker and live on his farm, the place being better known as the old Belton or Costelle farm. Law"rl!«e6 Bdfman entertained ft grduU 6f friend* on Oefc 19, the occasion being hid birthday. Wm. Boldridge St. has been suf> feririg with rheumatism lately and has been forced to use a cane of crutch to get around. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sanborn have both recently feeeived discharges from the army and now are residing at Mason City where Mr. Sanborn is employed. Mrs. Sanborn who was the former Helen Schultz Was a WAG. Toasty Warm Snow Suits for the Kiddies What fun to be young and gay—to romp in the snow —- to build the biggest snow man in the world-—to wear snow suits like these—-so warm—so pretty—so sturdily made. Toasty- warm all-wool snow suits alive with colorful embroidery* Be sure your kiddies have theirs. Come in and choose now. ***«*. in vu Two toned snow suit. Colorful embroidery trim. 14.95 Brown Tommy - Tuft coat. Red, green 19.95 Water repellent erdine snow suit. Reinforced knees, f.95 Two-|toned snow suit in-all-wool. 13.95 tf ; th't Soft end Cwjdty Twenty-Fonr-Incli fcffortc K ^p»«f: |ii"if?. .]rti|«iiewi if il%--f: »4 if flf : BANCROFT WIDOW TO RECEIVE NAVY CROSS ON SUNDAY A posthumous a\Vdrd to Mrs. H. B. Williams, the former Rosella MathaiS of Bancroft, now living at 418 North Jones St.. Algona, on behalf of her husband, First Sergeant Harry Williams, will be made in deremonies at the Prisoner-of-War camp here, Sunday, Nov. 4, at 7:45 p. irt. • Sergeant Williams, a marine, was killed on Saipan, after participating in the Gilbert Island campaigns, and Tarawa. He died June 15, 1944, while serving with Co. E, 2nd battlion, second marine division. Williams was born in Chicago, Sept. 13, 1901, and after completing his schooling, entered the service in 1918, and served four years. He was then discharged, and later married the Bancroft girl. He re-enlisted in the Marine Corps Feb. 18, 1942. Two children, Wayne Thomas, and Owenth Kathlyn, also survive. Presentation- of the Navy Cross, one of the highest awards given in the Marine Corps, includes a citation "for extraordinary heroism against Japanese forces at Saipan ... his daring initiative, great personal valor, and indomitable courage at the sacrifice of his own life for the safety of his men, reflect the highest credit Upon First Sergeant Williams and the U. S. Naval Service. He gallantly gave his life for his country." Farewell Party At Henry Bormann'« St. joe: A farewell party was held Monday night for Pvt. Robert Bormann at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bormann. Those present were Mr. • and Mrs. Matt Becker, Delores, Lorraine and Alvin Becker of Wesley, Mr. and Mrs. Peter ErpElding and son Marvin of Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Art Illg and daughters Lucille and Marjorie, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Botoann and family, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Bormann and family, Mr. and Mrs, John Bormann and family, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Bormann and family, Marjorie, Ernest and Roman Gales, Martha Thilges, all of St. Joe, Lucille and Edwin Thilges of West Bend, and Phyllis Mergen of Whittemore. Pvt. Bormann leaves Wednesday from Fort Dodge for Camp Robinson, Arkansas. MRS. WILL JOHNS, SWEA CITY, DIES Swea City: Mrs. Will Johns, 57, died Sunday night at Iowa City, where she had been taken for treatment of a blood disease. Besides her husband she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Simons of Fairmont, Minn. At this writing, Tuesday afternoon, funeral arrangements had not been completed. On Saturday (the 27th) fifteen neighbors of Mr. Johns came with tractors and did his plowing. The Johns home is 7 miles southwest of Swea City. News Items of Wesley Vicinity A reception will be held Friday night in the Congregational church for returned service men of the congregation. Mr. and Mrs. George Oxley and Mr. and Mrs. Bush of Corwith were Sunday guests at the Al Wagner home. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Brooks and two daughters of-St. Paul spent the past week at the parental Chas. Kraus home. Ed Funnemark spent a few days last week here at his father's Olaf Funnemark home, recuperating from a siege of pneumonia. Mrs. Henry Swanson and Mrs. Guy Dimond were hostesses to the Priscilla Phoebe Society at the Congregational church' Wednesday. The -Frank Bleichs,. Tom For- burgers, Joe Krieps, Al Erpelding| and Larry Youngwirths were Suti.- day guests at the Art Bleicli home. The Willing Workers Circle of. the Methodist church served the noon luncheon to the Lions Club Wednesday in the church basement. John Cosgrove is home with his discharge after .over 3 years of service. He visited his brother Kenneth in Chicago before coni ing here. " .:• Mr. and Mrs. Earl Outman an •son andi. Mifc''• and .| : Mrs.-|A Llbj Brieden and two children: of Waterloo Were Sunday guests at the William Martinek home. ' The L. H. Kents of Burt and the Thos. McMahons of Garner were Sunday guests at the Tom McMahon home. Jean McMahon observed her 2nd birthday. Mrs. Ed Hildman accompanied her daughter Mrs. Robert Kain of Sexton to Rochester, Minn,, Monday morning. Mrs. Kain was to receive medical treatment. Mrs. Joe Weig and infant. son, born Wednesday, October 24, were brought home Sunday from General hospital in Algona. Mrs. Weig is the former Mary Oneill. Mrs. Bessie Henley of LaPierre Mich., came last Thursday for a visit at the Roy Kleinpeter home The ladies are" sisters. Mrs. He> ley is doing ^nursing work in a state hospital. ' Dpi. Erwin Haynes arrived home Friday with his discharge. He served 3% years in the European theatre of war. Sgt. Harley Haynes 'has his discharge also and 'is employed on the west coast. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Ryan and son Paul of Marengo spent the past week visiting Mrs. Ryan's sisters and brothers Minnie, Nellie, Will and Frank Frimml. Paul, who was a staff sergeant in the army was recently discharged. Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Josephson and son Keith of Boone were week end guests at the Mrs. Nels Johnson home. Other Sunday guests were Mrs. Esther Skow. Olaf Funnemark, the Fred Ben- teles of Woden and Mrs, Seima IEVINGTON The Warner Hahle family visited last Sunday a. week ago, with their father here. They are employed near Livermore. Mr, and Mrs; Win. Meyer of Lake Park were week end guests of Mr, and Mrs. Henry Sphepp- jnann, The two ladles are sisters. Clifton Phillips, son of Mr. and Mrs, Perry 'Phillips, received his discharge trPHl the ftpny ajid with his wife js RPW at South, HendrIckV *P'v*? 3 ^" ? !"'T- Rasmus** wX?sn?WVV$t*'* Carlson and Clifford. J. B. Meuhe took his son John back to Albert Lea, Minn., Thursday and spent the week end at the home of his daughter and family the Albert Dirksens. John, who is employed in construction work at Albert Lea, and was lately discharged from the army, had been here to attend the funeral of his mother. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Robinson and two children and Clarence Wilcox and son of Waterloo spent the week end at the Clare Robinson home. Sunday afternoon they all called at the Chet Smith home north of Sexton to see the new baby boy born October 24. The Smiths now have 4 boys and 3 girls. He is employed at the Hauptman garage. Red Gross Calendar OFFICE HOURS, 9-12; 1-5 Office over S & L Store. After hours emergency — Call Mrs. W. V. Kempley. County Chairman, phone 801; ) Paul Seeley. home service (chairman,, phone 628-J; - Mrs. >H. W v Miller, home service corps chairman, phone 700. All emergency furloughs or extensions of furloughs must be verified by the Kossuth Red Cross. 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