The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 29, 1945 · Page 9
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, November 29, 1945
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Algona Upper Des Moines •'" ' '* -'' ' • i i"!i_!ui ' ',! n'l | 'f"V-'^ '' { .J^J 1 " i' 1 ^*"* ****"'_" ' ' i --*--*-1 i n'-i.J L/ -- V NAVY AND ARMY Second Section Nov. 29,1945 — — — — • -^ «• • M mmm^^ ^^ JE ^f TO FAMILY ORCLE •'WWM To Be Bride of Algona Man Mi* l - flnd Clark Ort6n reached home t MuuikuivlH* night, ffiille, Who £ e * d Ming clerk at ° f Y 8r Cflm P ln Al ' slnc6 August, been em- %. audlt j«8 and account at , Webster Ortos, who joined the navy at 17, ,was released orifur- from the Naval Hospital in nd, Calif., Nov. id, lofted his at Long Beach and the two left by bus for Algona Webstef was on the carrier MatanikaU In the South Padflc. Ship Had World's Record. Later his ship returned to San Diego 4or repairs and thereafter was used as a training ship for air crews and holds the world's record with 602 take-offs and landings in one day. The carrier then joined the Third Fleet in Japan until the'' close df the War. Webster will return to San Fran-. Cisco for his discharge about Dec. otn^ - • . , • .A; telephone call from Donald Orton, at. New .York, Sunday nigh stated he had just landed fronvth captured German ship Europa an expects to be discharged , and horn by Dec. 1st. Donald has been In England for over' three years where he married jEileen Osborn In a 500 year old church, on Christmas day, 1943. They have a seveh months old boy, Michael. In England Donald: was wlth'th 8th Air Force' as radio teletyp and telegraph operator. He followed the American army to France and latter to Germany then back to France and England for furlough with his family who are expected to reacs the U. S some time in early 1946. Around World Cruise. The third son A'rden, was discharged from the , Navy about three weeks ago. He made a cruise around the .world as a gunner, in the 'Naval Armed Guard in 1943. Later he was in ; the Mediterranean- where he -received two citations and three battle stars. On furlough In April; 1944, he married Joy. Clark 'of Emmetsburfr Iowa. They now have a four weeks old boy. ., As a sisnalman- • gunner he went .; to 'Okiriawa in time for Kamikaze attacks on the \fleet. -.-.•. jJ.;'-^.'.^2.;R^'.'' ; ;He has now ehtered :buslness in Algona as a tree suri?eoTj and landscapes havins; f i:n is h e d LINCOLN TWP.liN WEDSTHANKSGffi w* La fc?n : , Donna Erickson- an Harold Prulsman were married a Dowis, Thanksgiving day .at PI home of the bride's parents,' Th bride is a sister of Mrs. Jd;fe- Sie mens and the groom is a netahev of Joe Siemens, who live in north east Lincoln township and; ; Mrs Pruisman has been "staying 'with her sister the past year. They wil m !H e ^ elT home in thl » Wlnil; until March 1st when they' wil move to a farm near SibleyV; Pastor Installed •} Lone Rock: Installing services for the Rev. Limburtus Klngma were conducted at the local,Presbyterian church Sunday evening. The Rev. Harper of Ringsled Was moderator, and Rev. Jos'. Kennedy of Estherville preached the/sermon. Rev. Smith of Livermore and Rev. Hill bf Hurt also assisted. • - -,,:, Hello, Mabel! '. # Persons who ring on the No. 18 telephone line west of Eddyville are usually safe in openin'g. the conversation.,by saying, " Is * this you Mabel?" Mrs. A. F. Gray'^iyjtrs. Edward 'Flander, Mrs. Gflbert 'Emanuel and Mrs. Roy McGowaft all have that first name. - " THIS SWEA CiTYAN ALSO A 'VEF WITH QUOTA OF POINTS Another veteran with enough 'points" to get out is section foreman Otto Swanson, of Swea City. le wound up 42 years with the Rock, Island railroad last week thd.Swea City Herald'reports,-and ret'red on"a pension. '""• " ., ^ , Corwith Soldier Is Due Hohie This Week Mr. cine: r.irs. i*iait Baumgartner, of Corwith route one, received a happy surprise last Friday when a telephone call came from Boston from their son, Corporal Lawrence Baumgartner,. saying that he had arrived in the states and would be home sometime this week. . He had .been'.gone three years an<*vfour months, and saw service in North Africa,. Italy and France. Colored Cellophane Tap* Hed e.nd Green colotb m KCtf p« 33f roll Self-Seal iase, no mois- iening necessary. '/2 wide, 732 in. in roll. Makes unusual, gay Chrislmas packages. •' )*.*,"*'• ' ' **r - f ? * •*• ( ' ' "i.The ^^ family of ,nna bo'"" hnHn to h» reUyhited 'by Donald's returifi^ -.; Family Dinir>«jr At KoT>pens Of Lakota '<• Lakota: A family dinner was ' held at the Otto Koppe'ns Sunday and, guests were Mr. and Mrs, /Ernest Julius and 'daughters Barbara and Carole, Morris, Minn.:; Mr. and Mrs. Roy Farrington anc daughters Laura Mae and Mrs. James Olson and; daughter, Fores. City; Mrs. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Emory Smith and sons Dicl< and Allen; Mr. and 'Mrs. Orvlllc Koppen and Phillip; Mr. and Mis. Wayne Koppen, Mr, and Mrs. Edward Hagge and Janice and Kath- erlne Becker, Lakota, and Mr. and Mrs, Howard Koppen, Clarks Grove, Minn. •: The Farringtons' are leaving Forest City this' week for Cedar- Falls where Mr. 'Ferrington wiil be 'Rock Island depot agent. The daughter Mrs. Olson Who has been with her parents whilq her husband is In service, will go to Washington, D. C., soon to join her'husband. . *>/: - Nearly Two/Centuries Old In a few months, the coin recently ifound by L. Hoffman on his farm near Bqck Grove will be two centuries old. The coin, used as a penny, bears the .stamp of 1746. U Js the size of a quarter. ''.Otto arrived In the Swea City /Qn^V th ? , night of Marc h Si, 1903,- direct from Sweden. He went to work on the Rock Island the next morning, and has been, working with the road ever since. He married Josephine Varnor, also a native of Sweden, in 1908, and the Swanson have seven children, Mrs. Harvey Peterson of- Ringsted, son Elmer, corporal In the army, is at the Sioux Falls air base, and a daughter, Darlene, clerks in Rystad's store. The other children live at distant points. The- cut of Mr. Swanson was furnished by the Swea City Herald, Ray Sperbeck, editor. HOTEL ALGONA »re serving ngon day meab ag Good food and prompt service. Sparkling blue white Kaynar and Columbia diamonds to make her Christmas a brilliant one. i Beautifully cut round diamonds in square settings with baguettes, i $100 $250 Exquisite ensemble. Sparlclinff diamonds in 14k gold settings. Beautiful bridal ensemble' with quality diamonds in UK gold. Both for j $75 lovely ' engagement riijg, Ex- QUisite beauty' ana, fine quality; , BrlUjant modern at' $800 $350 SANTA CLAUS S*AYS: I'll Be In ALGONA ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7 And .Every Saturday From That Time Until Christmas . . . And I Want To See All My Good Boys And Girls Again! FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7 FREE iH be mailed ur.1 n county _ Judy Canovain "Hit it Mie Call Thegtte. The Hay" and Selected Short Subject,. ALGONA WELCOMES YOU DURING THIS Victory Christmas • • • Season ... Street Decorations and Christmas Lighting Wi|t B« Back With Us, Stows and Merchandising Stakf Are Reaching Normal As Rapidly As Deliveries Cm Bo Obtained, , ', a^: Federal tajf PfJces, y«* QHP 00 YOUR XMAS SHOPPING NOWJ ;/ y **®**^^ LUSBY & ALGONA "The Friendly [ Chamber i-ij •w , >'-

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