The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 19, 1946 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 19, 1946
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, February If), 1,04fi All Kinds of CARPENTER And REPAIR WORR See BUD ROBINSON 801 South .fcromi .St. Phone !)'fcft-.t 4-8* 'wyftytoy!^ .AU3ONA TIPPER TOfa MOWKS, Air.ONA IOWA. No Restrictions On FURNACES Some Models Available New famllln will be enjoying toon flrrt ne«r lire-War quality. Orcen Colonial Kurnoc-e tliey've been waiting for. HAVE YOU PLACED YOUR ORDER? II dot, do It quickly; the iltjnsnd h heavier than the Im- rnfdlflti supply — but you'll alwayi be Had you waited for a drern Colonial Furnace. Bee ut today, Whether y6u pre/ei coal, oll_or Has there's a ipeclally deilsneii Often Colonial Furnace to Injure ,your comfort. COAL, Laing & Muckey Phone 404 N. Dodge St. Algona, Iowa ' • QUICK RELSEF FROM Symptoms of Distress Arising from STOMACH ULCERS DUE TO EXCESS ACID FreeBockTeUsofHoroeTroalrnenUiiat Must Kelp or it Will Cost You-Nothing Ovur two inllliun hottlos of t.h«W1LI/ARD TnEATMBNTIiayubi!BnBol(l for relief of ij'tnpuims nf dlntross urlslnB from Stomach anil Duodenal Ulcers (luu to Exceii Acid- Poor Dlfioitfoii, Sour or Upio't Stomach, Sassl/isss, Heartburn, Slecple»cnos», etc, [Inn l.n Excess Acid. Sold on ID (lays' trial! Ask for "Wlllnrd'i Message" which full) «I]>lM»s Uils treatment—1«o—at Algona: BORCIIARDT DRUG STORE OHNESORGE DRUG LuVerne: UJVERNE PHARMACY ft Get Home Cemfort that L«s(t • Houiefime with an EAGLE CERTltlfeD CowanBldgSupplyCo, Phone 275 ALOONA, IOWA 6ecGttde— O Every street needs a gritty, pon-skid surface for the protection of motorists and pedestrians. At night you need a pave* ment with high visibility. Safety also calls for a pavement thyt is free from chuck holes, tuts and bumps ; •, ; and stays that way with minimum maintenance. ' You want a pavement that drains quickly ; . . that is easily cleaned and stej/s clean t : s no depressions to dirt- '', : •':••• .'',', .'-.v Vo« want makes th§ whole hood lopk ffipdero, pros* perpus, attractive, Concrete;; -, and only eoia* WCfe •, V ; completely meet? »U of Destroyer Escort Named For Algotmn Pictured above is the USS Durant, named after Kenheth W. Durant of Algona, killed in action, Nov. 3, 1942. The ship, a destroyer escort fDE 389) was commissioned Dec. 16, 1943, and after shakedown cruises, eventually wound up on convoy duty across the Gibralter-bound sea lanes into the Mediterranean. Kenheth Durant, the man for whom she was named; enlisted in the Navy at Norfolk, Va., June 19, 1940. 'lite was attached to a Marine unit as a Navy medical corpsman. On Guadalcanal, Solomon Is- Inds, during an attack, Durant left a sheltered spot to aid a wounded marine, dashing into machine jjun and sniper fire. He was killed before he could reach the wounded man. . For this, the Navy awarded Durant the Silver Star Medal posthumously, with a citation. The USS Durant is now in the process of being decommissioned. RED CROSS DRIVE OPENS IN MARCH; $6,820 IS QUOTA The Kossulh County Chapter of the, American Red Cross is getting .ready for the annual fund drive which will take ,place the first week of March. The quota ioKfKossuthicounty forf this 'drive ' ' ' ''''' " IV ftmpfat ikn>ti»tntfo(tsti>r{tt tt /.R. Hi' Miller and F.L.McMa- hon of Algona are co-chairmen in charge of the drive. A meeting was held last Thursday of the regional supervisors and plans for the drive were discussed. Eight sub-chairmen have been appointed to line up the various town and township chairmen for the drive. Harold Brandt of Algona has .charge of lining up the town chairmen. The sub-committeemen in charge of the townships and the townships over which they have supervision are as follows: A. • L.< Brown: Eagle, Grant, Swea, City, and Harrison. A. C. Schissel: Springfield, Hebron, Ledyard, and Lincoln, C. O. Bailey: Seneca, Greenwood, Fenton, and Burt. H. A. French: Ramsey, German, Portland, and Buffalo. H, J. Bode: Lotts Creek, Union, Plum Creek, and Wesley. Henry Schepmann: Whittemore, Cresco, Garfield, and Riverdale. Hugh Rancy: Irvington, Prairie, Sherman, and Lu Verne. It is expected that most of the town .and township s chairmen who have served in past drives will again carry on the 1940 campaign/; A complete list of chairmen and local quotas will bo on- nounced soon. wont (o Simix City where they were guests nf Mrs. William Higgins and Mrs. Dorothy Wiggins and little son iBillJG Pnt, Mr. and Mrs. .Tames Griffith of Des Moinds were, week end visitors at the. home of the Intter's parents Mr. and 'Mrs. Mart McCall. Mr. and Mrs. William W. Naninga of Croston arrived the first of the week for a visit of several clays with Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Hit- or. 'Mr. Ntinninga is ;i nephew of Mrs. Hi,tpr. Dr. and'Mrs. Dwane Collins of ounces. This makes the third grandson for Mr. and Mrs. William Runchey and the daughter born to Mr, and Mrs. Fernley Ruhchey makes the third granddaughter. During Mrs. Smith's sojourn in the hospital, the three- year-old daughter Ann Louise is being cared for by her grandparents. "'Jith' Sheridan, Bancroft's live wire real estate man, was down yesterday and reported that he had just sold the Hughes Anliker and daughter, Mrs, Murlin Westphal, went to Minneapolis Saturday to get MurJin, who had just been dis- etyarged from the navy after spending a- year in service. A seain'Jin, first class, he' had. just returned, f rpra Okinawa. < The Westplials, •• wjid are now living iJV : ttye McGJuvre home on East :gjpi .jgtrwfc , wjU jrnoye -the first of ;.3yjairc]i to the jr newly bought JiQlTie or* East Lucas street, -,Mr, Westpftal will :posjsiply be associ* eted with the :AnliKer DU CP- lifjr, $!$••;•:$&»;'• fat/- Miljpry were i»R frpov their home at Saturday, calling on numerq,p, Algpna mends Sftpr biisiness afr ' for years ;\vas ; pf pne.- of the cpmpanies.i made at Cle^r Lake a few. Eugene Klein of Elmore 'was a week end guest of Mrs. O. E. Butterworth. Mr. anl Mrs. V. C. Waldeck of Garner were guests of Mrs. F. E. Sawyer Friday. •• . Mrs. Aggie F. Knapp is here from Mason City for a visit with her sister Mrs. f. A. Corey. Mrs. Jerry Miller who teaches at Armstrong, spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs. David Long. ' C. S. Erlander of Minneapolis is visiting for a few days at the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Waller. Betty Tordoff of Iowa City visited at the Mr. and Mrs. Sid Spear home from Tuesday until Thurs-/ day. Mrs. A. Sohottschneider of Eas- toin, Minn., spent Friday with her son Frank Schottschneider and family. Mrs. Phillip Schemel enjoyed a visit Tuesday and Wednesday from her son, Rev. Father N. A. Sclier<iel of Remsen. Tasker Falkcnhainer is now in Frankfort, Germany, according to word received here by his father Melzar Falkenhainer. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Spilles spent several days in Des Moines last week, returning Friday from a hardw'are dealers convention. Mr. and Mrs. David Smith and theJatter's parents- Mr.; and Mrs. Henry- Scheppmari, went to Mason City ^Friday where they spent the day. Mrs. Robert Steven and son George returned Thursday from a week's visit in Boone with Mrs. Steven's mother,. Mrs. George Grimm. Rev. and Mrs. John Clyde and Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Long went to Mason City where they attended a Congregational church meeting of this district. Wendell and Wayne Carney, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Carney of Burt spent the week end with their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. William Carney. ./ Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Blair of Mendota, 111., arrived Wednesday for a -week's visit with their daughter and husband Mr. and Mrs. Dale Simon and family. . Judge and Mrs. G. W. Stillman and daughters Ann and Marcia went to Webster City Friday to attend the Algona-Webster City basket ball game. Joe ' Arndorfer of Hettmser, N, D., spent Friday and Saturday at the home of Mr. and 'Mrs. John Steil. Mr. Arndorfer is a brother- in-law of Mrs. Steil. Mrs. Sarah Douglas has returned from Iowa City where she made an extended visit at the home of her daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. A- J, Gibbs. ' Roy Ineham Is spending this week in Ottumwa attending a Graham Store managers convention. Mrs. Ingham is spending the week in Oskaloosa with her parents, ,Mr. and Mrs. Allen Buchanan have purchased one of the government houses near the fair grounds. The house they have been living in on south Dodge street was sold a few weeks ago, Mr, and Mrs, Russell Halsrud and infant of Georgia came Tues,. day for a threa. weeks .visit with the former's parents Mr. and Mrs. Peter 'Halsrud of Irvjngtpn, and sister Mrs, Don Ramus, > Mr. and Mrs, Lloyd Robinson accompanied by Mr, anl Mrs.. W, O. Durey ot Springfield. : Minn.., went to Des Moines recently where the men attended/a meeting of the Bankers UfQ company, . . . Mrs, E, O, Butterworth eni«y<?4 a visit from -ijer nephew, W, T. Rugger of Iowa City, wh« was re,. cently discharged f iwv service and. has been hwgH^t' the past week, He returned, home- Saturday, . ;/ Mfes JW ^ TlWrPt; »WMl \M»s§ Joyce Sterllflg canie 'from' Ames Friday to visit ^ their rents,.Mr. and Mr. . They rem.i»ifie4 |'8S? end.' ' •: -•• -•'-••• ••."' : ije! •Mf, ftM- Mjii^' Lakota, SUnql^ '' Thursday. Ma-. Sojogren went for a check-up nt th6 hospital. He is pretty well but the doctors -want him to reduce his weight somewhat. Robert Locseh, son of Rev. and Mrs. Luther Loesch, arrived, Sunday from Ft. Bragg, N. C., on a furlough which will extend to February 25 at 'which time he will go to Ft. Ord, Calif., for further assignement. Stewart Thaves of Morristown, Minn., who was recently discharged from service in Japan is visiting at the home of his aunt and uncle Mr. and Mrs. Edward Thaves: He has also been visiting relatives in Burt and Lakota. Eugene and Edward Johnson, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Johnson of Mason City spent Wednesday and Thursday at the home of their aunt Mrs. Lyle Reynolds. Both young men have recently •been discharged from service. Mrs. Nora Kain of DeKalb, 111., came Saturday for a week at the home of her sister-in-law Mrs. Tom Kain, and other relatives. She has been in Des Moines visiting her daughter Mrs. L. A. Pence, and will return there" next Saturday. Miss Bernadine Riley and Duane Riley went to Waterloo Friday .where- they, .visited untili Stindfty: with : fhe'ir'g 1 ra'Hdfath"er''Jonn Riley. They also visited Miss Zella Hick- lien who formerly -was employed at Corrine's Beauty Shop in Algona. Mrs. Anna Poirot and Mrs. Craig Smith went to Whittemore, Saturday to attend a birthday party given in honor of M'iss Eleanor Fleming at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Fleming. Mrs. Smith is a sister of Miss Fleming. Mrs. James G. Morris and daughter Ann of Kansas City arrived Friday for a ten day visit with her sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Robert LaBarre. They came on the Rocket to Mason City and Mr. and Mrs.' LaBarre met them there. Mr. and Mrs. IT. O. Dains have moved into the Henry Mason house. They have been living in the late Edward Bartlett house on south Dodge street which was recently sold to Mr;, and'Mrs. Alvin Briggs. Mr. Dains is manager of the Horbarton elevator.. Bob Nolle was confined at home last week with an attack of malaria, but returned to work at the Ben Franklin store Monday. Ke had not been -known to have the disease while he /was in the service although he was in some of the malaria war zones. Capt. Stanley Moore, son of Mrs. H, N. Moore of San Antonio, Tex., has toeen recently transferred from Perrin Field, Texas, to Fort Leav- ehworth, Kansas, ' and expects overseas duty early this summer, He has been a flying instructor at Perrin Field for some time. Mr. and Mrs. William DeKruif and children Billie and Bobbie of Mason City and Mr, and Mrs. Gale Stockwell drove to Sheldon last week for a visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs, C. DeKruif. .He is a brother of William and had recently undergone an operation. Mrs, John Thompson and. chiU dren are under quarantine f ox scarlet fever. The youngest child, Patricia, aged four, is the patient •but fortunately the case is a very mild one. M?< Thompson is not under w§Q«a™ nt w e which was placed, on the family 'February H. June Corey spent the week end in\Des <Mp|iries attending the.Jowa. press Women's eighth birthday paj>ty which was held at Younker.'s, tea room- She also, visltecl Mrs. J; L, Baugherty, the former Ruth ^Hwnter, and Mrs, T. ?, the i!orhji8? Eugenia " estate farm two of 'three miles northwest of Bancroft to Johri Helmers for $150 per acre. Mr, Sheridan had sold this farm about 30 years ago for $148 per acre, which shows a raise in value of only $2 per acre in that time. The farm, which is well improved, at one time belonged to Melzar Haggard. Mr. and Mrs. tto'ward French of Titonka and Mrs. Cydney Laird left Saturday morning for Omaha where they, m'et Miss-" Jean French, who has ' receivea her discharge from the WAVEeK She was stationed at liarhfoert' Field, St. Louis/ At Oh^fihli snf attended the wedding of ; a ,fri6M who was also in the WAVBfi, The entire party then ^ent 16 •Fremont, Neb., where they, visTt? eel Mr. and Mrs. Herbef't, Potter for a few days, Mr. and MW. Potter will be remembered by Algonians as they once . lived here, • Sterting, ^e week -... * •. ,-- WfSt tft an.dshelp.ea her ce birthday,t:f heir §on. JerM foj-ftoff them- '' .. Mrs. g!ararf»rfttt went to Vhion Saturday, -where 'they re.* maine4 until Sunday, with JVfr. an$; nce Tmsger-: A dinner at the h.ojne pf the gunciey jn ^e|^FsHon pf 75tji Hiimpton, V;.i., ore the parents .of ;i daughter, .Both Allen, born December 2(5 >and weighing seven pounds, nccording to word received here recently by friends. Mr. COlJiris was formerly high rchool music instructor in Algona ,-ind is now doing personnel work at Hampton. Mrs. Earl Berge and children Sandra Kay and .Terrie Sue went to Garner, Friday where they re- mnined over the week end with Mr. Bcrgo who is associated with his brother, nn attorney in Garner. Because-of the inability to find a, Mrs. Be'rgc and children are living in Algona until a home can be found. Dr. V. E. Hatvyer and Mrs. Pliyl- lis Kelley and little son Michael went to Minneapolis, Thursday where Michael was taken to the Kinney hospital for a check-up. The doctors said he is in perfect health agwin following his attack of poliomylitis and no after effects have remained. They returned home Friday. It was reported recently that Mr. and Mrs. Roy Keen were to have a room with Mrs. S. J. Backus March 1 and later would, be able to have an apartment there. In the meantime Mr. and Mrs. Keen were able to get an apartment at the Mrs. Maude Lathrop home and will take possession March 1. Walter Beardsley, who served as an army lieutenant, has received his discharge at Louisville, Ky., and arrived Sunday morning for a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Beardsley. He has been stationed at Kansas City. He will enter Harvard university at the beginning of the semester to continue his --tudy of law. • ' Mrs. A. G. Cogley was co-hostess with a few Bancroft ladies Monday evening at a miscellaneous shower given for her neice Miss Alice Saunders who is being married to Anthony Schneider of Albert Lea. The young rouple will be at home in Albert Lea where Mr. Saunders, an ex-service man, is now employed with the Wilson company as bookkeeper. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Johnson of Reinbeck were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Jensen from Wednesday until Friday. Mr. Johnson has recently ibeen discharged from the navy. Before his entrance into the service he was telegraph clerk at the:C;;& N. W. office when A. ,A; Bi5hQB!W.RS,8geji]tMj;e.. He plans to enter the same work •ttgaiM' has not decided as to location. j Miss Bculah Mason has returned to Grand Rapids, Mich., after Having spent several days with her uncle H. B. Mason, who is a patient at the Kossuth hospital following a fall on the ice some time ago in'which he suffered a broken hip bone. Miss Mason is a teacher in the school at Grand Rapids. Mr. Mason is getting along nicely though st'ill unable, to be out of bed. John Shilts visited here Thursday with his father Frank Shilts and cousin Fred Shilts. His father accompanied him to Otho, where his wife was visiting her mother, and the tour spent the week end. John was discharged in February at Camp Fanan, Texas, after being stationed in Dallas, Texas, since September. He is resuming his former position with the Universal -C I T. Corp. in Des Moines. Mr. aiid Mrs. Carl Medln and little son Robert arrived Thursday for an extended visit at the home of the former's parents Mr. and Mrs. Sam Medin. Carl is on leave from the navy. During his absence his wife and two sons have been living in Cedar Rapids with Mrs. Medin's parents <Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Schmidt, Donald, their five year old son remained in Cedar Rapids with his grandparents as he is in school. ] Mr, and Mrs. Ernest Anhker and daughters Beverly and Elmal Lou, were Sunday visitors at the i parental Schaeffer home in West Bend. In the evening they went to Bradgate where they visited the Noah Anliker home. The latter's son, Raymond, who received a discharge from the navy six weeks ago, had fallen and broken his ankle.- He is reported to be getting along very nicely. Mrs..L. J. Reed and son Paryl returned Saturday night from Mason City where the latter has been a patient at Mercy hospital the past three weeks following an operation, for mastoid. He was able to return to school Monday. Mrs. Reed remained in Mason City during this three weeks- period aridiwas at the homes of her relatives, Mr, and Mrs. Cecil Jen- geiT anjcJ.'Mr, and Mrs. Shirley Rickavd. %Miv^»4 Mrs, BehMMTWWte left Ipt Friday 'by car for San Fran* c'jsrco 'Where they sailed on Wed- nteday for Pawaii where Mr. White associated with an insurance cpmpany in the legal de^ partment. Mr. and Mrs, White have been awaiting the completion qf transpprtaticp arrangements and/ have he^n swsiting at the Jipmes of Mrs. White's sisters, Mrs, Jail ffeiifel ~an4 Mrs. Roy Chris- %jjS<Bn, since 'his jrejease from ser? flfeft :-' '.-. •./.'•.:•*» f ''• IftCfip. wfc fesff* jH*^t?« F*' juajy|| to:Mr, Wd Mrs. Wayne |hjB fossilth hospital, pounids »n4 ten. CALL TH€ATB€, Algona Thursday, Feb. 21 for 7 Days Daily Matinee at 2tOO P. U. Saturday and Sunday Matinee at 1:00 P. M, the heatfp ^able In|fiidf deft toubhes Ditector Le,o McCd'r%.! •'.'• ':- ' ' v--. •/.•.• : .-••' 1 - Rainbow Predictions, Inc. Presents BING CROSBY • INGRID BERGMAN 1 n THE BELLS OF St. MARY'S H« gave you "Going ' My Way" WILLIAM GARGAN Produced and Directed by LEO McCAREY. Screen Play by Dudley Nichols • Story by Leo McCarer ReltfleA through RKO RjJio'Picture» ~. < CKOSR.V iWt Actor , ; lor "(ioirij! My Hay" Ifcsl Actress For '•'liasliuhl" "(ioinjj Mv Wav" Added Walt Disney's Canine F»atrol Admission Week Day Matinee 10c-40c Night Prices lOojjbc Sunday Matinee and Night e 10c-50c News ~t/ Keep Sate! ( f«£|^ Keep W>ffctog..» You're not in the fight if you're not on the job! Do all you can to stay H'ell and working. Should an emergency arise needing your Doctor's attention, remember you can rciy on our store for dependable prescription service. Thursday, Friday and ^Saturday, Feb.' 28-March 1- Ja^ Prescription Service Ohnesorge Drug Phone 318 S E. State St,, Algona Ballroom Added—Quiet IPlease No Qaine, pn Saturday Night Sunday, Tuiesdayj ; 7lie lost H r I /" mmni ......._. ' 7 £"& sea.M i .*--^*«^r«sa2£'. -:^^-. p^^s •

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