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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, November 1, 1945
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LALGONA BOY WHO ESCAPED CRASH IN BALKANS, ROME Richard Pedersen, 21, youngest •of the four sons of Mrs. Marie IPetlersen of Algona who served their country in World War II, •was a visitor here this week. He graduated from Algona high in 1943, «nd served 2M> years in <he army air force, during which time he had a breath-taking escape from a falling plane, landed in enemy territory, and finally got through the German lines into Russian-held territory. As radio operator and ffiin- ner on a Liberator bomber, he "hit the silk" and became a Wiembcr of the Caterpillar 'Club in Yugoslavia, when the ~plane went clown after being: hit by flak. He landed safely, and with some friendly help, eventually was turned over to Russians who in turn passpd him along to Bucharest where lie found American authorities who returned him to Italy. He flew on 40 missions, partici- 'pated in the air assault on the Balkans, Po Valley, Rhineland. ;and wears the air medal with two oak leaf clusters. Richard, technical sergeant at th etime of his discharge, plan" nn farming an 80-acre tract near Iron Mountain, Mi6h., and left fo there, Tuesday night. Mis brothei Roland, is now in Denver, after recent army discharge. His broth er, Arne, army flyer, lost his lif in an air crash in England. Mi brother Kenneth is still in th Navy as a chief petty officer, ant was recently cited for meritoriou service in Japanese waters. Towmend Club In Period of Activity Algona Townsend Club me Tuesday evening, at their hall, for a regular meeting and Hallow- e'en party. Announcements were made regarding the Penny Supper, to be held Thursday evening, Nov. 1 serving from 5 to 8 p. m. The public is invited. The sewing club will meet or Monday afternoon, Nov. 8, a1 Townsend hall, with Mrs. Margaret Haubach as hostess. Thursday, Nov. 8, another 500 party will be sponsored with Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Holdren, Delore; Lollier and Mrs. Dora Laabs as hosts. Has Air Station Job Connie Rentz, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Milo 'Rentz, is now employed as a secretary at the Naval Station in San Francisco. She has been there since she completed a business course at A.I.B., Des Moines. She plans to come home for Christmas. THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, NOV. 1-2-3 TWO FISTED CAGNiY IN THE GREATEST KNOCK-DOWN DRAG-OUT EVER NEW MARCH OF TIME .SUNDAY, MONDAY, TUESDAY, NOV. 4-5-6 FUNNY... a. SCANDAL! WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY, NOV. 7-8-9 DAILY MATINEE 2 P. M. With 10AN DAVIS • JACK HALEY PHILLIP TERRY • MARTHA HOLLIDAY Gene Krupa • Ethel Smith eierai Tryoo • Fritz feld "HOLLYWOOD VICTORY CARAVAN" pin? Crosby, Bob Hope, Betty Button First of the Victory Bond Subjects. It's tins Finest Entertainment! Buy Victory Bonds in the Theatre Booth Day or Nifht, Holidays or Sundays Finish the Job. Bring the Boys Home! Ottoseit Rural Club Hold* Hallowe'en Party; IS Attended Ottosen: The Ladies Rural Club met Thursday afternoon of last week at the home of Mrs. Etige'rte Hofius with 15 members, attending. After a short business meet- 1 - ing, Mrs. Edward Zinnel \vho had charge of the special feature conducted two contests. Mrs. Mike Coyle won the first contest, and Mrs. Irvin Movick won the second. Guests were Mrs. Max Clark, Mrs. Irvin Movick, Mrs. Jack Crane, Mrs. Oscar Movick, Mrs. Chester Alme, Mrs. Alf Lee and children Barbara and Terry and Mrs. Knut Oppedahl and son Knut Jr. The next meeting will be held in two weeks. Arrival of a Son— Word has been received by Mr. and Mrs, Sam Kropf that Sgt. and Mrs. Donald Wehring of Hot Springs, Ark., are the parents of a baby boy weighing seven pounds, four ounces, born October 16. He has been named Douglas Edwin. Mrs. Wehring is the former Viola Kropf. Presbyterian Aid Meeting:— The Presbyterian Ladies Aid met Friday in the church parlors with Mrs. George Cooper and Mrs Kate Shursen as hostesses. Mrs. . I. Purdy read two poems and Barbara Lang and Darlene Ellinger sang a duet accompanied on the aiano by Marjorie Hundertmark. The next meeting will be November 9 with Mrs. Eugene Hofius and Mrs. Irvin Movick as host- At Humboldt Funeral— Those attending the funeral services of Mrs. P. L. Nelson at Humboldt Friday were Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Movick, Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Movick, Ole Ellingson and Mr. and Mrs. Peter Movick of West Bend. Mrs. Nelson was an aunt of the Movicks. Mrs. John Johnson is seriously ill at her home here. - Mr. and Mrs. Young of Marshfield, Wis., Mrs. Esther Goodell of Lansing, Iowa, Mr. and Mrs. August Luke and Miss Bertha Stoebe of Dakota City visited at the Jake Vesterby home last week. Mr. and Mrs. Wilber Cuthburt of Newton, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford ander of Humboldt, Mr. and Mrs. B. N. Movick and daughters and Marvin Movick of Lynn Grove were Sunday evening dinner uests at .the Oscar Movick home. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Rogness and daughter Margurete and Issiac Lee and Oscar Lee were Tuesday callers at the home of Mrs. Bertha Oppedahl. Oscar Lee, Drother of Mrs. Oppedahl, was recently discharged from the army ifter five years of service. Bad Fire Near Park A serious fire that did considerable damage to timber and the countryside just west of Clark Or'ton's, and just north of Call State Park, was finally brought under control, Wednesday night, by Algona city firemen and volunteer fire fighters. How the' fire started is unknown. Trees nearly foot in diameter were destroyed. Tilla McCall Well " Mrs. Tillie McCall was able to >e downtown Wednesday after be- ng confined at home for several weeks because of illness. She lopes to rent her house and spend he winter in the west. Saw Football Game Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Rieken of 3urt accompanied Mr. and Mrs. lugh Lewis of Lakota to the Ohio- Vlinnesota football game last Sat- irday at Minneapolis. •- • - ,»- ••^•f>« rn tm HURCHESI ST. CECELIA'S CHURCH J. M. Mallinger, Pastor Masses at 7:00 8:30 and 10:00. FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH Corner of Worster and Lucas Sunday school 10 a. m. Morning worship 11 a. m. Ser- ices will be in charge of a semi- ,ary student. Cordial welcome to all. CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH John P. Clyde, Minister Sunday school at 10 a. m. Church service at 11 a. m. Sermon theme, "Testing Times." Pilgrim Fellowship at 7 p. m. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Clarence C. Richardson, Pastor 10 a. m., church school. 11 a. m., morning worship. The lastor will speak on the theme, Blessed Is The Man". The senior hoir will sing under the direc- ion of Mrs. Bueghly. 1 p. m., members of the Junior Hi and Senior Westminster Fel- owship groups will meet at the hurch to go to the Fall Bally at >pirit Lake. FIRST METHODIST CHURCH Nelson Allen Price, Minister 9:45 a. m., church school. 10:45 a. m., morning worship. Sermon, '^Perversity." 5:00 p. m., Junior High Methodist Youth Fellowship at the hurch. 7:30 p. m., Senior Methodist Youth Fellowship at Mrs. C. L. ngersoU's, 418 S. Minnesota.' Leader of devotiojoal meeting, 1 'red Hutzell. Social hour in charge 3f Richard Webster. Hunchey Dinner Mr. and Mrs. William RUhehey entertained the following guests at dinner Sunday: Mrs. Emfha Grant, Plato Center, 111., Who has been their guest the past ten days; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ham- moth, also of Plato Center; Mrs Earl Powell of Thornton; Mr. and Mrs. Lester Hill and son David of Mason City; 'Mrs. Emily Lille- DO and daughter Ethel of Forest 2ity; and Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Smith and daughter, Ann, Of West Bend. Sunday they entertained Mr. and Mrs. John Ulfers and son Richard, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ulfers, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Sunchey and three children, John, Robert, and Jane. U. S. O. Sponsors Parly Members of the U. S. O. entertained 75 at a Halloween dance party Tuesday evening at the local prisoner of war camp. Mr. and Mrs. Joe E. Lynch were haperones. Committee in charge of arrangements consisted of: Mrs. D. D. Alt, program chairman, Agnes Pelisek, Rosalie Swanson, Valeria Butts, Mary Frances Carney,' Ruth Y oung- wirth, Sgt. E. A; Pulford Jr., S.-Sgt. Melvin Kemmerling, T.-Sgt. Jules Degreave, and Sgt. Claude Gruen. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Joe Greenberg and Mrs. Karl Hoffman. Schimmel Family Reunion— Mr. and Mrs. John Schimmel entertained at a family reunion, Sunday. Attending were Mr. and Mrs. George Schimmel of Britt, parents of John Schimmel, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Schimmel and and daughter, Mrs. John Burke and three children of Blue Earth, Mrs. John Schumacher and son, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Beemer and two children and a friend Mrs. Clara Walk, all of Detroit. Friday the group was entertained by Mrs. Annetta Hoepner at an evening party, and Saturday they were dinner guests of Mrs. Dyrl Jones of Spencer. Hallowe'en Parties— Mrs. N. D. Mitchell and Mrs. E. E. Lee entertained 15 children of the Presbyterian Sunday school's primary department at a Hallowe'en party, Tuesday after school. Miss Claudia Pollard entertained six young couples at the home of her" parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. U. Pollard Saturday evening at a Hallowe'en party. Games and dancing furnished the e v e n i n g's , amusement after which refreshments were served. Visitor From California— Juanita Donahoo of Hollywood arrived Sunday for a visit with her aunt, Mrs. F. W. Dingley. Miss Donahoo is the daughter of the late Mrs. Letty Donahoo and formerly lived in Algona. She is an illustrator at the Lockheed aircraft factory. Mrs. W. B. Nugent came from Des Moines the first of the week and on, Tuesday the ladies returned there where Miss Donahoo will visit until Thursday, at which time she will return to Algona. Schneider Family Dinner— Mr. and Mrs. James Schneider had as guests Sunday his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tony Schneider of Bancroft, his sister Rozina and brother Cpl. Joe Schneider also of Bancroft) afid ./'Mrs. Schneider's father and tWo sis : ters of Pocahphtas, Mf. Martift Zatloukal, and the Misses Har- r-iet and Julia 2atloukal. The o<i casion was in celebration of the little three-year-old daughter 6i Mr. and Mrs. James Schheiderj Shacon Kay's birthday. Pastor's Hause Warming- Rev, and Mrs. John Clyde held a "house warming," Tuesday evening, at which about 125 guests were present. With Rev. and Mrs. Clyde irt the receiving line were Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Hutchins and Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Long. Dining room hostess was Mrs. August Slagle. Mrs. E. J. Murtagh and Mrs. E. W. Lusby poured. Assisting in the serving were the Misses Audrey Qlagle, Marcia Setchell and Laura Neville. Benefit Party— A banefi^ "500" party was held at Townsend Hall, Thursday evening,' Oct. 25, with Mr. and Mrs. John Briggs, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Heard and Ed. McNeill as hosts. Door prize was drawn by Mrs. Joe Dahlhauser; lucky chair, to Edward Mixdorf low score, to Mrs. James Flesch; and high score, to A. M. Anderson. Miss Patricia Glimpse drew the lucky cake. Birthday Surprise— Mrs. Pearl Potter was given a pleasant birthday surprise, Sunday evening, when friends came with baskets of food and gifts. Those present were Mrs. Ruth. Kintigh, Mrs. Alida Allen, Mrs. Josephine Southgate, Mrs. Lora Raney, Mrs. Cora Reid, Mrs. Henry Dearch and daughter Elizabeth, Mrs. Minnie Gilmore and Mrs. Annis and daughter Miss Beth Annis. Halloween Party Hosts— Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Jergenson entertained at a Hallowe'en party Tuesday night. Guests were a group of friends in the Hobartort vicinity, Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Lehman, Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Daines, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Reid, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Stebbins, Mrs. Elmer Haynes, and D,on Sparks. Presbyterian Circles— t The circles of the Presbyterian church were entertained Thursday afternoon as follows: A, Mrs. C. B. Murtagh; B, Mrs. C. S. Kurtz; C, Mrs. L. F. Rice, assisted by Mrs. Nyle Latch; D, Mrs. •;; U. Pollard. Sewing Club Meets— Mrs. Dennis Pratt entertained twelve members of her sewing club Tuesday afternoon. Guests were Mrs. Merle Pratt, Mrs. Lmris Hanson, Mrs. Richard Vaughn, and Mrs. Harlan Slge- bee. Tot's Hallowe'en Party— Mrs. A. L. Long and Mrs. August Slaglss entertained eleven ihildren of the Congregational Junday school at a Hallowe'en sarty, Monday. Mrs. Powell Hostess— Mrs. Fred Powell entertained members of her bridge club at the ""High-Low" party Wednesday afternoon. '• -,****»• Hfr -Jil KttfliB jSf w*r JT«IU&.ou,r rivM M6hda> i« s wsit Mffi tef Elect Cheer Leaders Election of cheer leaders at St. Cecelia's Academy took place this week, with Irene Eisenbarth, Ruth Forsberg, Beverly Wilhelmi and Nancy Hutchison being chosen. Six girls were nominated by the basketball squad, and the student body elected four. On Mexico City Trip Mr and Mrs. Charles Patterson and their son Gardner and his wife left Oct. 23 on a trip to Mexico City and other southern points. They will return Nov. 15 at which time Mr. and Mrs. Gardner Patterson will go to Washington, D. C. Mr. and Mrs. M. II. Falkenahin- er returned Friday from Oakland, Calif., where they spent two weeks visiting the letter's mother, Mrs. F. W. Wehler, and sister, Mrs. Albert Farwell. They found it difficult to find places to stay along the way and made the drive from Cheyenne, Wyo., to Oakland without a stop. HOSPITAL NEWS GENERAL HOSPITAL Oct. 24: Mrs. Joe Weig, Wesley, boy; Helmer Helmers, Algona, surgical. Oct. 25: Chester Delhi, Britt, surgical. Qct. 27: Betty Ann Berkhart, Algona, medical. Oct. 29: A. Kading, Algona, medical; Mrs. Richard Bristow, Burt, girl. KOSSUTH HOSPITAL Oct. 24: Mrs. Emery Deitering, Bancroft, medical. Oct. 20: Gerald Miller, LuVerne, suflgical: Mrs. Harold Presthus, Bancroft, boy. Oct. 27: Darwin Youngwirth, LuVerne, accident; Mrs. Stanley Brpgan, Whittemore, boy; Marian Gade, Fenton, medical. Oct. 28: Marilyn Trunkhill, Burt, medical; Leonard Drager, Algona, surgical; Patricia Cogley, Bancroft, medical. Oct. 30: Mrs. J. H. Menke, Bancroft, surgical. BAPTIST CHURCH Robert F. KittreU, Pastor. "Fellowship in 'the Church" will be the theme of the Sunday school lesson at ten o'clock. The Lord's Supper will be served Sunday morning at eleven o'clock in the morning worship ervice. About 40 young people meet for he Baptist Youth Fellowship each lunday evening at seven. ">New Life lor New Possibilities" will he the sermon subject Sum lay evening- at eight o'clock., Stationery The Largest Assortment 'We Have Ever Carried This year we have stocked more kinds of sta-^ tionery than any time previous. But we advise you to make your selection early, If you want the stationery printed make rangements this month. We wiW not be able tp handle it next month. PRICE RANGE Des. MbineS ttt, attehd S todnfeeM c&fiyenUoft. He fetitthexi hbffle Wednesday. •;• >..-•'• );,"•: >'%.•.•;;• Jani Cor ey Md Matf Frances Carney will attend the l6Wfi« Wisconsin football game at IdWa City, Saturday. M*i and MM* WV A. Richardson and son. Darold .Were Sunday guests at the hbme of their son Paul and family. / < Mr. and Mrs. Howard Latch and son Dickie of State Center 1 were week end guests of Nyle Latch and family. Mrs. Fired Campbell 6i Hawk eye came Saturday for, a visit With her cousin, ,Clarfc Scuff- h&rn, and his wife. Mr, and Mrs. Vein Lewis dl Des Mojnes Were guests of Dr, and Mrs. L. R. Potter from Monday until Wednesday. Mrs. Rose Btbwn of Ames is spending" the week with her sister, Mrs. Mary Corle, and her niede, Miss Irene Corle. Mrs. * E. W. Lindsirom and daughter Diane spent Monday in Fort Dodge with Mrs. Lindstrom who is employed there. Mrs. Dwight Porter left Tuesday for her home in Grinnell after a ten day visit here with her friend, Harriette Clayberg. Gertrude Atkins, a nurse at the Kossuth hospital; has been din Long Beach the past month. She returned'the first of the week. Carl Medin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Medin, has been promoted to Lt. Commander of the LSM 312, an amphibious craft. William Prplhman, who saw service on Saipan, is home ,on a furlough and on Nov. 3 will report to Shick hospital at Clinton. Mr. and Mrs. Chet Kurtz and Mr. and Mrs. John Haggard plan on attending the Iowa-Wisconsin football game at Iowa Sity Saturday. Mrs. J. F. Overmyer relumed the first of the week from Oska- lopsa where she spent ten days with her daughter, Mrs. Dale Carr and family. Mrs. George Boswell, superintendent of the Kossuth hospital, has been ill the past week with a "strep" throat. She is just beginning to be up and around. Lowell Samp, son of Mrs. An- Andrew Godfredson, arrived from San Diego last week Friday and will spend 15 days with his mother and brother, Kenneth. Mrs. Alwin Hue'nhold enjoyed a visit, Saturday, from her mother, Mrs. William Aalderks ..and her friends, Mrs. A. C. Klpcke and Mrs. H. Hansen of Lakb'ta. ilyv reeled his SM . . Mr, and Mi*. i>6n MfiDon- notigH 6f s«hiileif we^ w^^keftd Visitors with the laitef's patents, Dr. MA M^g, Lr& PoWer, Arid to see ' Jim Potter who Was home fforft the : Cfre&t Lakes, ' Pie. Waftte j. Cottibs, s6n 6f Mr. and Mrs. Wllliarri Combs, has arrived from England oh .a 48-day fuflbugh, He left the first of the .week for Ames to visit his brother Roger. Mr. and Mrs. Llbyd Robinson returned the latter part of the Week from a .visit with Mr. Robinson's parents, Mr. and Mrs.' W. B. Robinson, and with Mrs. Robinson's aunt and uncle at Ryan, Iowa. ' Mr*. Alec Jolnes and hear daughter, Mrs. Russell Meeker of Waterloo, visited at the Douglas Riley home last Week. Mrs. Joines is an aunt of Mr. Riley. On Mbnday ther attended funeral services for George Riley, at Llvermore. Mf. and Mr*. Harvey Reid went to the Good Hope church, Sunday, where they had -their seven months old son, David lite-day ..«$. n« went : iff' HVA siwi'Mfr UltlS; sol' wh& ism ^tttieftt at the" hospital andrir pleBsM 18 Hots his iradflBl iMpfOV ftdMhyv lB^e«r. 6f Mf, and • MrsV :l¥6We,' hag <bee ; n Jn bed the ptfst weeks with'fhelimatie fe^ef» She has .alsd 'developed inflftrtiniatdry rheumatism', in her legs, and >as / sbon as possible will ufidei-gd & ttfnsiUectomy .which is believM necessary Mfore any d«kute Improveftient can be gained. : CLOTHING SALE Dress suits/ coats, sizes • 18-42,' and shoe sale. Also children'* clothing. Boy's clothing, size 8-14. Friday and Saturday* Nov. £ and 3. 314 S. Minn. Phone 914-W Mrs. Donglas Wildin Mrs. Floyd Bacon __ . Flattering New Hair Styles .. Our operators have a special way with them . . . they are cunning-clever at devising new and flattering hair styles to suit "every age and facial,type. If you are considering a permanent for. yourself,or for your six year old . . . come in and see us; We know you will be pleased with our work. Open Tuesday and Thursday Evenings By Appointment. MILDRED SCHMALEN Manager . GENEVA MAGUIRE CYRILLA ,VASKA Irene's Beauty Shop Phone 185 - . Heise Bldg. ' ' ' ' '' ''" : 'm To the hundreds viewed, and expressed approval, of THE NEW 1946 FORD We say "Thank You" ."• • ; ' • ' - -• ' - • " There's A Poid In Yiffli fiituie The new 1946 Ford is not only the smartest Ford eve? -built, way the finest. Advancements everywherjp i ypu look. Rich aiid roomy two'tone interiors , , , horsepower stepped up froni 90 to 100 > v^ performance and outstanding ease of handling. New springing a full'cushjoned, level ride, Brajkes aye large for quiclc, smooth, quiet stops, • country, here's a car you'U.driye, with We cordially invite you tp coipjn KENT The Algona Upper D«»Moin«> _ _ _ _ ^ £t •';

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