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•vff^wmsf^^^iw^^'' --"?*>j ; " 5 f®t&]i ' t"i."* i ' ", • '•*" ' i ' " ' i i 1 )'' 1 ?* '"/ \ '/,""' '" i Ot tto«*iiili C oiiiiiy HAROLD FROST, 84* whitfe- more, was killed, and Mf, and Mrs. ftalph Hasty of Lotts Creek twp. were badly injured, Saturday In arrattto- truck .crash at a. road Intersection 1% miles south of Lone Rock. (Frost, driving the truck, probably died instantly. Funeral services were set for today (Thursday), at the Methodist church, Whittemore. seven sohs and a daughter survive him, three of the sons being in the army. He alsb has & brother and five sisters. Frost was hauling gravel for a contractor working on county roads. . . Mr, «Hd Mrs. Hasty were rushed to the Klossuth hospital. He suffered from shock, a broken- arm, and other Injuries. Mrs. Hasty received ft'braitt 'concussion; broken arm, and sevefe'sftoek. ' . * * « &, fcELIGIOttS CENSUS in Kosstith county will be, taken, starting M6nday, Nov. 11. Rev. R. F. -Kith-ell, Algona Baptist pastor, Will have charge of title canvass in the north half Of the county, and Rev. N. A. Price of the Ideal Methodist church will I have charge 1 of the south end survey. ..Township chairmen have been named to assist in the pro* ject. , * » * . } 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1945 Twelve Pages VOL.80—NO. 4St FARMER MAHGLED IN CORN PICKER . . .,: ... ;".:..;.,,;; ; . ...... .: • . . ' • ..• .Jll : y, . ••' . . . J liji AmtOUt' Ji w. . A « mti. ^ti+^ti. M ...... . . ... ___ ' • ' a* :ft **~' A. MB 4 ^ _ *»M • w«»«v^ *i «T«* A « « IB Mf W^ 1 •» * A "•" T«""1fc, * 1*1 ' /• - VVH II Hfll-tlc M l%l fl IH 17 YEAR OLD GIRL BOWLS 246 HIGH FOR NEW RECORD It took a 17 year old girl to set the season's high bowling total, this week. . Doris Colburg, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Colburg of Algona, bowled a 246 game Wednesday night of last week, topping anything previously reported this fall, for either men or women, A 30'DAY JAIL 1 was meted out.to.Donald'D. Tay 1 - lor ( radio repair man in Algoha, on a charge of (embezzlement of a Kaffir. ;OBarges wefe filed byC.*«. Simpson^ Algona, who safd Taylor, did something or other with a, radktieft f6r repairs, other than ffxlng.it and returning it to Mr. Simpson. Taylor had been In Algona only 1 * few months, in d.uar- ters over the Mathes Cafe. j H. M. SHARP, RECENTL*. discharged Navy veteran, will open a jewelry store in Algoha, ;{in-, the building now occupied ib¥,the U. S. O. He hopes to open by next February. •• .*..*•*..•• - - • MORTICIANS FROM 11 coun- vtles will meet in Algona, Nov. 14, for a district meeting of the state * association. Afternoon sessions •will be' followed by a banquet at the Algona Hotel. "~.*** . . FOUR YOUTHS LEFT for military service Monday-mOrning from Kossuth county. They are Robert W. LOeschi Algona; Paul W. Bleckwenn, Fenton; Cletus P. Streit, Whittemore, , and . Charles E. Johnson, Swea City. They were to report at Fort Snelling. "• , •• »•-•*- * - • CAPT. JASPER STEPHENS, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Stephens of Algona, is the "mayor" of , a 'Korean city of 160.000 people, as' part of the American army's occupation of that country, his folks here learned a lew days ago. His first job was handling' a'train wreck near the city. ' * rfBHSper,-to oojuua^oi- , _vefmore Emmanuel Luih- eran church, Sunday. •Marie >Origer.^ Whittemore, ,to Paul Schrauth, • Wesley, at St. Michael's church, Whittemore, Tuesday. ,',•-!•. Ervin Ramus. LuVerne, to Betty DeSmidt, Fort Dodge, Oct. 30, Lutheran church, Elmore. •Mary J. Reding, Whittemore, to Wm. J, Rakers, Chicago, St. Michael's church, Whittemore, Monday. BURT HOME HIT BY FIRE SUNDAY Burt: ' The Hugh McDonald home was damaged by fire Sunday evening. The fire was discovered by Walter Sorenson, who saw smoke coming from under the roof, when he put his car in the ..McDonald garage across the street. The Hugh McDonalds were not at • home at the time. The fire alarm was turned in.arid the fire was put out with only mnlor damage from lire. However, smoke and water caused a great deal of damage. Tfa« fire started in the attic under the roof, presumably from electric wires, which it is thought mice may have chewed. One of the firemen, Hanpld Steward, was cut on his knee and one one hand by glass, several stitches being required to close the wounds, Hugh McDonald also suffered a cut hand, y Fred Diekman, Jr, Released By Army Wesley: Fred Diekman, Jr., arrived home Saturday from Santa Ana, Calif., where he had been stationed for a number of months , in the army, He is now discharged, and. plans on resuming 'his position at the Iowa State Bank, Algona. < He was in service about Cow years, three of them in thf Pacific theatre* , , -Bvfc' Rofeert. JCWpw, Doris Colburg She is strictly a home grown bowler, and is starting her third season at the sport. She teaches at the Hobarton school, and bowls with the Lusby & Giossi team in the girls' league. Other 200 Games Other 200 or better /games' were turned in the. past week by the following: Tom McMahon (201), L. Intermill (201), Elmer Peterson (233), A. Krominga (212), Al Young (222), Ted Chrischilles (203). Boss Jr., (207), C. Davis (208), Henry Johannsen . (205), Don Smith (218), BiirGeering (202), Grotte (200), Batt (210). Other high women's scores were turned in by Edith Welter (150), Elgena Calhoun (156), Lula Har- Father Sweeney Honored On Eve of Departure to Head Sioux City Parish Father Richard V. Sweeney, assistant to Father J. M. Mallinger at St. Cecelia's Catholic church in Algona .since July 3, 1940, . left yesterday for Sioux City to become pastor of St. Jean Baptiste Catholic church Of that city. The appointment is a well merited one, and especially pleasing to Father Sweeney because it il only 10 mile sfrom his old home at Hinton, la. His mother, Mrs. Mary SWeeney,- resides at Hinton now. -..'.'•'• .Father Sweeney took over his new charge 1 Wednesday, Nov. 7. He will be succeeded here • by Farther W. B. Bauer, who comes from St. James church, LeMars, to be assistant to Father Mallinger. •' •• • • . ,-••• ••• ' '..--.• Liked By All Faiths - While serving In Algona, Father Sweeney took an active part in churCh and school affairs, and was genuinely liked by not only members of the St. Cecelia parish and school, but people . of all faiths, with whom he came in contact. Father Sweeney came to Algona from LeMars, where he served a brief period as chaplain at the Sacred Heart hospital. He took his philosophy at Trinity College, Sioux City, and his theology at St. Paul Seminary, St. Paul. He was ordained into the priesthood at the Cathedral of the Epiphany, Sioux City, by Bishop Edmund Heelan, D. D., May 18, 1940. At St. Cecelia's parochial school, here, Father Sweeney served as director of athletics, director of two choirs, and was an instructor hi the high school department in religious classes, St. Cecelia Academy students •honored Father Sweeney in a farewell program, Tuesday morning. Tuesday evening a. farewell party, sposnored by St. Cecelia parish directors, was held at the Academy gym, ait which friends both in the parish and the city extended best 1 wishes and farewells. Rouze' (173). League Standings Standing' of the teams, as of Tuesday night this week, follow: , , wrtes Uat.'he . at Wtswwmlya, Japan, 88 miles WHtfb of Tokyo. HJs recent W98 the first his parent? ««lve4 re* Team W , L Becker Sports ....; ....... -..-20 7 Burt ...... i.™.. .................... »-19 8 Wesley Co-op ........ ... ..... ..-.18 9 Tanvilac' ........................ ......18 9 K. of C. ...... .................:: ..... .-.17 10 Old Style Lager ......... .......16 11 Lone Rock .......................... 13 14 Titonfca ................................ 13 14 Wesley Atito .................... 13 14 Council Oak ...................... 12, 15 Percival "Motors ................ 12 15 Pioneer Seed .................... 11 > 16 Algona Barbers .................. 10 17 JayCees ..... .'. .......................... 9 18 Whittemore ........................ 9 . 18 Kanawha ............................ 6 31 The Becker team moved Into first place, displacing Burt and Tanvilac who have- been leading the Kossuth League at the Barry alleys most' of the season. SUGGEST MURTAGH FOR CONGRESSMAN C. B. Murtagh, popular Algona banker, was suggested for the democratic nomination for congress in the Sixth district next year at the democratic state dinner and rally in Des Moines last Saturday, which was attended by over BOO of the leading democrats of the state. Mr, Murtagh is the Sixth district commltteeman, and has a statewide acquaintance, and Is without doubt the best roan that the democrats can find to make the race for congress against our present Congressman Ja?, I. Dolliver, The AJgana man was state comptroller for the seven or eight years that the 'democrats were in power in the Iowa state hpuse, and received much praise from both democrats | and republicans for his conduct of that important state office, B> is highly qualified to all respects. lor congressional honor? a.nd certainly Itosuth county, while, filing very friendly to. grejfcma.n Colliyer, • would- Charlie Mwtagh a tremendous vote could he be, pr,eYa,ites| . to pakje the. race, J^ f Presen t. Wfth mernbers'of the par . ano; visiting priests 'saying a few words in congratulation and praise of Fattier Sweeney. .Called upon himself. v for a few remarks, Father Sweeney paid tribute to Father. Mallinger for his guidance and help while here, «id to the many in and out. of the parish who have cooperated with him in various projects. He was presented with a gift from his many friends, and 'refreshments were then served to about 400 who had gathered for the occasion. NO NEW POLIO IN ' COUNTY REPORTED Wesley: No new : cases of polio were reported in this vicinity in the past week, and those under •treatment are reported as improving. ,; A., .'•.--..No newoases were reported; anywhere In Kossuth county this past week, so far as news reports front the county indi" ; cated.,' ,.'-,.- ; •' ; • '• Mr. 'and Mrs. Joe Drummer went to Iowa pity, Saturday, to see their two'children who are University Hospital patients. Lorraine is able to be up and around, but Harold Is still confined to bed, and has.some pain in one heel, The two Halter Drummer children, also In the University Hospital, show marked improvement. Mr. and'Mrs. fcael Root and Mr. and Mrs. Roman Wilhelroi went to Minneapolis, Sunday, to see Carol Hoot an4 David Wilhelmi, Both are under treatment in'the Elizabeth Klnney Institute, and seem to be improving, Bachelor, 65, Found Dead At West Bend 0Jejnence £ Merscfa, 65 year old, bachelor, a son pf -pioneer parents pf Riyerdale twp« was found dead, in the shapk> in which he .lived, * " ---" -* West Bend, day nwrRing, -iy Coroner Dr, |f, A, Evans were 'caHe4' tj) ThFshMk by neighbors, death, «eenM te he -from n». - Father Richard V. Sweeney ALGONA JUNIORS TO OFFER CLASS PLAY, NOVEMBER 16 Algona high juniors will present "Foot-Loose", class play, Friday, Nov. 16, in the high school auditorium. , .] Miss Sophia Heeren, dramatij coach and director, has selected i cast of talented and hard-wprkin; class members and promises a good production. The play centers around' the theme of whether or not youngsters are supervised too much Or too little. 14 In The Cast In the cast of characters' are Charles Colwell, Shirley Helberg, Rachael Weisbrod, Lee. V Waal, (Dona Jean Mitchell, JTaylor. Ardis Wallbiirg^V &vt^$tf^!$&$te!&, _. _ •RichardlSengbuSchJ**"JeaH^JRiCh, Muriel Burgess, Ed-Rich'and Nelson Price. 'Shirley Weber is assistant director. Craig Seeley is acting as stage manager, with, a crew consisting of Jim Fraser, David McKim, BUI Jenkinson, Pat Phillips and Margery'Dewel, assisting. Virgirtia' Scanlan is property manager, and has Rosalie Halpin, Dick Furst and Gerald Skilling as assistants. Others in the production staff are Daryl McCoy, lights; Maxine Shipler, Marcia Setchell and Ipla Mae Schoby, make up;,Ann Stillman and Joan Pletch, house managers; Anita? (Luedtke, Marjorie Meyer-.ana, JOAnn Dahl, publicity, Joan Crawford, wardrobe mistress; Dick Keith and Helen Tarn- men, sound effects; Lillian Harman and Janice Hanria, program. Hold Secret Practice Practices have been held for the past two weeks, behind .locked doors, so that students as well as adults are somewhat .in"; the dark as to the play's plot; ^:.-~The performance will start at 8 and tickets will,soon go on p. m. sale. TWO FARM SALES LISTED THISj WEEK Bert Carr is holding.a"farm sale on Wednesday, November 14, al his fawn 3 miles east on No, B and one mile south of Swea .City. He is offering 250 head of -livestock including 2 horses, 15 h^ad of cattle, 200 good Hampshire hogs. 33 sheep, 600 Leghorn pullets and hens, Also has buildings, ery, and baled hay. On Thursday, November 15, R. O, Dreyer will hold a public auction at the (farm six nules west and five miles north of Algona, He has three head of horses, 17 Hoi- stein cattle and a. good line of farm machinery, Advertisements fpr 'both sales appear elsewhere in, today's paper- The Walter Grubb sale -will -be he}d' today at the farm one nwle north of Wesley on the, old pave» •ment, At Oniftim > ., * *** M^"W?**^ %,A Hesley; R.. C, Ba^er; local • dealer,' Wfnl to ~~ ji*t' nt i CHAPL'INWHOWON SILVER STAR IS ARMISTICE SPEAK'R Armistice Day activities in Algona, next Monday, will include a public memorial service, American Legion banquet, and V. F. W. Smoker, the latter two events scheduled for Monday evening. At 11 a. m., memorial services will be held in the high school auditorium. Rev. Earl Burgess is in charge of the program. The general public is invited. A musical program has also been arranged. Chaplain Wins Silver Star Captain Everett M. Robie, chaplain of the Algona prisoner-of- war camp, will be the speaker at the service. He served overseas 3% years. Timely enough, announcement was made yesterday thai .Captain Robie had just been awarded the silver star for gallantry In action. It will be presented to the Chaplain as soon as it is received. He served with the 10th infantry regiment of the famed 5th division, the Red Diamond. He was formerly pastor of the First Congregational Church at Sibley, Iowa. He entered military service in the late fall of 1940. Both:; veterans'., organizations urge good attendance at the memorial service. Legion Banquet at Academy American Legion activities for members center chiefly on an evening" .banquet and program, to be 'held'starting at 6:30 p. m. in the gymnasium of St. Cecelia's Acad- HUgo P. Saggau, past state com- 'niander of the Legion, from Dennison, will be the featured speaker.'He is now. acting as World War II liasibh officer 'for the' Legion s state organization. Wm. Hawcott is in charge-of banquet details for the Legion, Alf Kresensky is head of "the program committee, and the Auxiliary will serve the banquet. Mrs. Kay Setchell has charge of the dining room, Mrs. Harold Lampright the kitchen, and Mrs. Mary Woodward the decorations. 150 reservations, have al- B,^&mri^S!&fe>4>£il.dbiJhd£. Veterans of Foreign Wars "are planning a smoker for Monday evening, ?nd members, as well as World-War-II-veterans are invited. Guest cards for the event may be obtained at the V. F. W. club rooms."" • .,, All Algona business places will be closed for the day as official Armistice Day falls on Sunday. Schools will remain open, how- Th'e Algona postoffice will be closed, and no deliveries will be made. The general delivery window will be open from 9:30 a. m. to 10 a. m. Man, Wife, Jap Prisoners 3 Years, Tell of Horrors —Algona Upper Des Moines Newsfoto Above, left to right, are Col. A. T. Lobdell, Mrs. Harry H. Perton, and Sgt. Perton. The Pertons, who were Japanese prisoners-of-war for many months, spoke at the Prisoner-of-War camp recently in behalf of the bond drive. They also tell Upper; Des Moines readers something of what being a Japanese prisoner meant in a story on this, page. Liberation . of the Philippines means more to Technical Sergeant Harry H. Perton of the Medical Detachment of. the Algona Prisoner of War Camp and his wife than it does to the average resident of Kosusth county. Both Sergeant and Mrs. Perton experienced more than three years imprisonment in Japanese prisoner of war camps in the Philippines with- . out seeing- each other, although at tunes they were only five blocks apart. Sergeant Perton^ honorably dis- STATE CONSIDERS P-O-W CAMP FOR "LITTLE ELDORA" The i Algona camp has been prisoner-of-war mentioned as a ANDREWS RUMORS APPEAR VERIFIED Rumors that Dr. W. D. Andrews would close or dispose of his osteopathic practice and hospital in past week, /' h Sunday, on* business for a few days, ^^ Algona, current the appeared to be true. Dr, Andrews and his wife, who left some 10 days ago on a vacation flight into the southwest, were expected back today, and the rumors will be verified or officially denied, From verified communications received here from Dr, Andrews, it was indicated that he intended to locate in New Mexico, and soon, ' » Dr. Andrews, srnce returnnig to Algona, his home community, to practice; has established a successful hospital and clientele. He has also taken a very active part in community and civic life, has been a member of the Algona school board, helped in development of plans for a municipal airport, and aided in many ways in community development, Qfeigel In Hospital Frank Geigel was sent to the Kossuth hospital Saturday, Nov. 3", with phalbitis, an inflamatjon of the limbs. His condition re* about the same. Wedding License Eugene H, Wray, Jr., former Alona young man, now of Omaha, nd/Aimes Pelisefc of Algona, were issued 9 marriage license by Helen clerk pf the district court, that they become boys." The state Board of Control, Monday, was reported in state news stories, to be considering a move to acquire either the Clarfnda or Algona sites. The Clarinda camp was recently. declared surplus property, after being closed. No action will beHaken until the board has investigated more fully however. Segregation of the "bad boys'* was advocated by Gov. Robert D. Blue. If such action was taken, it would be a temporary move. State plans call for construction of a permanent detention building, at Kldora, some distance from the present building,, surrounded by a fence. It is unlikely that the army will finish its use of the prisoner-of- war -camp here for some months, however, and doubtful if the P-O-W setup and "bad boy" program would mix. ,-•••• :" In the meantime, there has been no wholesale escape of inmates from the Eldora school for the past two or three days, which is a favorable sign. Newspapers have lost track of how many "breaks" there have been there in the past month or so. JAILED HERE ON BAD CHECK COUNT J. E. Reeser, -who • gave his address as Des Moines, was resting in the county jail this week, after being arrested Tuesday by Sheriff A, J. Cogley, on a double charge of forgery and uttering a forged instrument. Complaint- was filed by.Gerhart Wittkopf, after he had cashed the defendant's check, tor $25. The check purported to come from Delbert Sharp, bijt Sharp says it did not. He waived a preliminary hear-- ing before Mayor Frank Kohlhaas, Tuesday, and was bound over to the district court with bond set at $5QQ. One new case was filed in d»s* trtct court, W. s. Shackleford fil- eTsuit f of f 46 against Myrtle Eva §chinwnei as administrate* ol the estate of John Williams, in a civil actiop. Three justice, xpurt cases were brought before Justice Delia Welt* er on fwesday, G^tav* A, Wefcde 5 charged after service in World War I, re-enlisted in the -army in 1924 and was sent to the Philippines, attached to the medical department of the 31st Infantry Division; " .. : ± • i' Sixteen years ago he" met his Australian born wife in Manila.' Then were married. This is the first time she has be'en in the United States,* and when asked how she liked America, Mrs. Perton said "So far I love, it." On December 26, 1941, shortly after Pearl Harbor, Sergeant Perton was sent to Bataan. That was the last time he saw Jiis wife until both were liberated : in February of this year. > ••'• Made; Death March He made the infamous "death march" • ifrom O'Donnell, Bataan to Camp distance .of 125 . miles, in a forced five day 'march, going jWithout food or water. "Our health is all right now," saad the Pertons. They were kept under medical care in the Philip- H. A. HOLMGREN OF LONE ROCK LOSES PARTS OF HAND Lone Rock: H. A. Holmffeli,. who lives, southeast of Lone Rock, suffered a serious accident, Sat* urday afternoon, when his right . han4 was caught in a corn picker- and mangled badly. Mr, Holmgren was trying to • dislodge rubbish caught in some geartf with a long corn stalk. The stalk broke or was caught, and before he could let go his hand Was drawn into the machine. ; Neighbor, Wife to Rescue ; He called for help and neighboj-, Rudolph Tietz, living Across the road, heard his palls arid went ,-tb his -aid. Mrs. Holmgren, looking into the field ifrom the yard, also saw that -something •• was wrong , and. went to the field. • ; Between Mr. Tietz . and Mrs. . Holmgren they managed to g*et : ' the injured man's hand out of the gears. . * '•••". '"':* • '"-'•' Mr. Holmgren's thumb was'ofC to the,first joint and the index: finger to .the second joint, while* the third finger was torn off completely. Hope to Save Hand Suffering intense pain, Mr;. Holmgren was rushed to a hospital in Mason City. Doctors thought •his hand could be saved if there 1 ' was no infection later. Sunday, Mrs. Holmgren and -Mr. and Mrs. Tietz visited him in Mason City and said he seemed to be- resting as comfortably as possible considering the shock and injury; he suffered. Ray McWhorter Seriously Hurt , Portland: 'Raymond McWhorter, well known (Portland farmer, suffered a brain concussion and other injuries,' Monday noon, when a ' team of horses, partly hitched to a v ^rack ran away. Mr. McWhorter, who was unhitching • the; team, trifed to stop the hftrses/was presumed hifby the rack, and knook-v ed unconscious. J|e is at his home * ' f <''* * -"SSrgearirM^n , malaria, dysentery and pneumonia while interned and went from 215 pounds to 110. Mrs. P,erton dropped from 157 to 93 pounds., "During the first two.;years of interment," said Perton, "we were given passes to go to a Vgeneral hospital (for examinatioh:.:but." as the. Americans kept coming'closer, the Japs got meaner." •: "We tried to obey the Japanese rules in order -to .keep out of trouble, though it was hard, and we could not always do so,' 1 Mrs. Perton remarked. Bayoneted By Guard, One of the strict rules forbade internees to watch airplanes flying over the Santa Tomas camp where she was imprisoned. "But the daring of the Yanks was marvelous to see," said Mrs. Perton, "arid it was almost Impossible to obey that rule. One day a guard came upon me while I was watching our planes. He asked me what I was looking at. I said 'nothing' and at that he stuck a bayonet in my. side.';,. *" Sergeant Pprton said he had an idea his ,\yife was at Santa Tomas but was not certain if Mrs. Perton was alive. • i "At first civilians were not permitted to write, so it was not until October 1944,"that I was able to send word to my husband, more than two years after I was interned at Santa Tomas, January 2. 1942," said-Mrs. Perton. , However, Sergeant Perton had been able to send cards to his wife. But since the cards bore, no camp names, only numbers, Mrs. Per*ton could not tell where 'her husband was,- The'messages were limited to 25 words and those were only words checked off a form, card. Only means of' identifying the writer was by the signature. Shelled For 18 Days In describing the shelling "of Santa Tonaas for 12 days before liberation Mrs. Perton said it was inconceivable how "we could get out Of there alive." ' Civilian internees were given 300 grams of cereal a day, Mrs, Perton explained. Sometimes it was rice, sometimes spy beans, at other tiffies cqra, "Jf we asked for; more, our rations were cut, 1 ' she, said,, "If we hj4 any vegetables, they came from pur own gardens, u Perton, was born and raised -at Buffalo €fe»ter, " J Plow Wednesday f 'Blllie Kollasch, year- and a half" old son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert- 'Kollasch of Bancroft, .miraculous- • ly espaped serious injury and pos- - 'sibje death Wednesday afternoon» When he 'sll from a moving tractor and 'under .a plow. 1 He suffered no injuries whatsoever, although he did have the 'wind knocked out of him for a jnoment. Billie was riding on the tractor with his,father who was plowing. As Mr. Kollasch turned the tractor around, Billie fell off and the ployr passed over him. His father removed him from under the wheel of the plow and rushed him to an, Algona doctor. An examination showed no injury. MID-WEST SERVICE BANQUET TUESDAY With 60 in attendance, the annual fall sales meeting of the Mid- West Service Co., D-X gasoline and oil distributors in' this section pf'jthe state, was held here Tuesday evening at,the Algona Hotel. '• Following a turkey dinner, sales policies for the coming year were discussed. Martin A. 4 Jenson, Vernon E. Jensfln, Ed Wolcott, Ralph Stray-* er,' MJkf Wagner, Oliver Sandage, Matt Selzer and Ben U, Meyer were the, Algona delegation. Others from this section at the meeting included Emil Kraft, Lone Rock: John Fuhr, John Gramenz and J, Watson, Fenton: Ralp}» Jenson, Claude Vanpleve, Ring*- ste4; Jim Mclntyre and Ted Op- 'sal, Tpm Lux and Erick Wipklajw, Armstrong; Fred Kleen and ^awf Anderson, Dolliver; Jens Mogenv son, Swea City; Pete Schmacher and Rudolph SchenAei, .more,

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