The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 13, 1946 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 13, 1946
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llilPlt!^^ I^Wv^^l^^f S$ V-vY l ;^'? v vV/ ! - •.?-.-. : -. '..:•:. ' /: REIVING «ABLlSHE£l AliGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, AUGUST 13, 1946 nj ujiu u uiiCi officials said ; largest dairy sub* 6Ver'Wade here. _-?,. : 2324 drafts lain 'Hr Siems. 6f, the ttffice said that"163 applied ftpfls.w.ert! '.still-,tb, he .received by mlbc-al office.and must be in' MAUgtisi, 3.1 if 'payment is- to Two Sections—14 Pages VOL. 81—NO, 32 largest;'. : drafts went to '^61r!|&4i30^fihd;td'L64n , j Algdha, for $647.65. lle^Utosldy was paid to'en- Mfe, /tiairy productlpn with' increasing corisuhier prices. *s, with. the. end of Wice . I :M v tiairy products, rcymcii & varied According to i> amptint "of ;er,6am marketed. ».''Will Bii^-pataloes'. - -';"-'' , life U.fsVDep'artirient of Agri* lulturo has appointed ErWin H. Bipms^as potato, purchase representative for four counties, O'- fBrien, Clay, Palo Alto and Kos- I girth, and announces that it will I Consider '• purchase , of potatoes, ['both .sacked and bulk, on the following .ibasis: • "i.'l grade, bulk._.__$1.75 -y/'g'* £ 0> - 1 ' siz ? B. 'bulk.., :.75 , tJ. S. .Np. -2,,bulk ... ;u..-.-'> 4 .75 f Inthe sacked and loaded, f. 6, blears or trucks, potatoes, the following prices are offered: " | $2.00 per hundredweight for y.'S.;No. 1. -';',' "i $1.00 per. hundredweight for ,U. S. No.,1, size B. ; ; For further information, growers are .advised, to Contact Mr. Sicins. .-v , : \ . 5 TOWNSHIPS 49 Farm Youths Plan To Take High School's ; RITES E WEDNESDAY ri'Jbhn M. Storm, 63, died Sun- dayvevcning at 12 o'clock in the Lutheran hospital,. Fort Dodge, where ..he had. been, :a patient, since August 5. He had not been fueling well and for a^bout three Weeks had" been, unable to be at ^ork at^the Kent Motor ...••Co., Where /he was employed for'sev- erai'years^. -.. • -, -.,, .;v \ '• - 7 . *;'.Hc .planned ^ to go v ., to Fort Dodge .••; August "%• to :: make' the ac- tulaintanCff •> pj his' ' new gr^nd- Peggy: -Ellen; Maguire, bIe:tb!:make, the. trip, ^^ 1 *"^ ': lOv" 1883^ at^DuBbls; : Neb^ the ion .'bjt . ;• James M^.xandJvEUiatoetK / §torm., i He received" his education in DuBois, and came' to the Byrt neigbborhbod utabout' ' '40 year^ ago. Soon' after he niar- tied Ethel L. McMurray at' Blue Earth; , Minn,: Mrs., Storm died May .15, \1946, after only a (. few days illness. /." . >o'$urvivi'ng are two children, Vorn of Algona, and Mrs. Gene •Maguire of Fort Dodge, also four giandchildren V ' ,:Patsy, Murray, •BflU'c Mnd Peggy Maguire of Bort Dodge. A sister, Mrs. Alice iDili.qf, Kansas. Ci.ty .survives. A b'rptnqr William Storm' died in ' TALKING IT OVER, aTbove, are George Sefrit, left; new vocational agriculture instructor in Algona high school, and-O. B. Lalng,'school superintendent.. The new agriculture:course to.'toe,offered.for the first time this fall, under the Smith-«ughes act, provide an expanded field for farm youths or youths interested in farming, while going to high scho6L ^The local courses Will be the only ones of their kind offered in, any Kossuth schooL (Algona Upper Des'Moines.NewSfoto). A program 'of instruction in able,' a number/ vocational /argiculture has been services will :be, offered, such as added'to the curriculum of Al- so ii testing; milk •.testing, etc. gona high'school, and will get This work will be .performed bjij .under way with classroom work, students for individual farmers when the. local schools -com- a t little or no cost to"them. f " mence, Tuesday, Sept, 3. ; G6VT Shares th* Cost retS^SS'-n^nSloH ;Because^. .of, : its-comparative to f :*that^fevocatii)rial;,'; agriculture in Ndyember; 1944. i iMr,. aridoMrs. .StdiTO'iarmea m the,f Plum* .Creek rieighbcishoPd for, a number of years before coming to Algona. Mr. Storm was a genial, home loving man, and the,jntimely passing, of his wife was a contributing factor in-ais death. .,:,:'" 3'Funeral 'services .will'.toe held Wednesday at 2:30 at the Methodist church with the Rev. N. A. 'Price in charge, and burial- 'will bit in East Lawn Memorial Park. ONE ASKS DWORCE ! Whlle !four couples wanted- to get married, and. told the clerk of district court so, another cpuple •would prefer to reach a parting of the ways. ; • As a result, four licenses itb wed ef e jssued and one petition for. a / was filed. The divprce ac- Ke)y , tp r end v a "war --. %'.•••';'•"• -4- : - : ' •'<••• •• , - Needha.m ,is seeking dir vprce frpm DarJalNeedham, whose whereaibouts 'at r : ' present are not known, The coTuple were married June 29,, 1942, at f KirkJan!Cl,' Wash.; and lived together" ijntil July 3, 1945, She charges cruel and inhu« jnan t,res|inem, asHs no. allinpny, 'preparatory to the/start of the •school year. ... '.Nice Starting Group As of last Saturday, 49 rural youths had signified their 'desire to enroll for the vocational agriculture/courses here.' 'The li£t follows: Freshmen — Jerry Anderson, Leon :Bilyeu, Earl Elmore, "Verio Elmore, Robert Gouge, Harlan Hass, HaiJcin Johnson, Paul ley, James .Scuffham, Merle Tee- Lindholm. 1 Jr., ; Richard Mawdsley, James .Scuffham^ Merle Teeter, Lamont Wellendorf, and Donald P; Coy. lf . , • • Sophomores—Richard. . Ander-, son, Dwight ,:Frarnbach,; ; . Billy': Gouge, Gerald. Ha's's, '; Nathan Humphrey, / Willis'' ; Kuecker, •'Amps'-' Meyer, Richard Meyer,' Robert Mittag, Kent Seely,' Howard Schoby, Junior Snyder, Dick Weber, and Roger Will.- \ ' Juniors—Jay Colburn, Charles' Elmore, Me^vin Hagg, Donald Jennings, ;pel'tnar Kern, • Marlin Larson, Darrel;Mosher, Don Rie- kiri and' Maryin Wallburg. Seniors—Chris Bowen, Charles •Colwell;•'.'Charles Dearchs, Bill Jenkinson, .Dick Keith, viDarryl David McKim, Stanley 'ff-tp-f.'fi ^ , ^ . f ^?i'Jk*-:'.*'.: -^<*-!'."'. Insimctibn 'lifc-yoc&tftinal ''Agriculture is • carrie'dJ - vout urider provisions of Federal; legislation, popularly known • as'.'the Siruth- Hughes act. /The Dean act *ih 1938 increased the' appropriation for this type • of!.work.- State approved schools, of-.which Algona is now one, receive .50% reim-: bursement for , all ^expenses, including salary and mileage for the .'instructor,\ from Federal funds.,-.' '. -''•;:/.'...'.'• ... .;.:../ Mr.'Sefrit, as a "result, will be on .the-.job 12 months, -of ,'the year, 'working -.during 'the- summer Wjith' his students, ^ a's s well as during ; the ^'classroom months. HIGH WINDS. HAIL, SMALL CYCLONE I IN N. W. KOSSUTH A storm of cyclonic proportions, accompanied by hail, did much damage in an area of western Kossuth county centering from Fenton north into the Swea City neighborhood, Thursday night. Swea, Harrison, Greenwood, Seneca-and Fenton townships bore the brunt of the storm. . )v p A small cyclone was seen near the J. H. Jensen farm, .near "'" ton, Luckily no damage done. A building door was torn off and a straw pile scattered, ' The funnel of -. the cyclone could be plainly seen, .watchers said'. '.,'•Four Sections. Corn'Lost- Seneca reported- a windstorm swept through the area,' ^Thursday evening, doing damage-, at the Lester Osborn place where, trees were blown down, :and"a machine shed was destroyed;/'A tin roof was twisted and torri ,pff a building, also, and several bam doors were torn off. -<',; Hail struck in southwest Har 1 - rison .and northeast Greenwood townships, starting at about 7 p. m. The storm came- from the 1 northwest, accompanied by . a heavy rain. ' Four fJH sections had practically all corn destroyed. ' Moves Into Greenwood The trail of this storm began, about three miles straight south of Swea City, at the Frank and Earl Sanflner -farms. At the township lino.Mhe Frank Deim fields in Section 5. Greenwood, were virtually stripped, 'as U were, the'fields of Gilbert Cordes.. Otto Jensen's farm, tenanted by himself and George.: Diers, was also badly hit. '-Art/John-: son, across the road,, had similar damage., Gordon Bollig's.iicrops ;6n .the"farm =; owned .by:./J6hn, Kirk," ;^Algonai '; suffered^She'avj — •"-—'—-^'-'-{^^ _ tct'frnf Harold Bunkofske. • . •." v Four ; miles south :of -Swea City, land owned by John -Kar- Sten and N. L. Cotton, .Lone With the scheduling of three t high school bands, and lining up .Pf thrde baseball games, the entertainment program for the iKossuth county fair, which .opens at the fairgrounds in Al• gona, Wednesday of next week, were complete. A. L. Brown, fair secretary, ;Said that the Burt band would Final Touch To Fair Program play for the grandstand attractions on Wednesday, Aug. 21, the Swea City band would play Thursday and the Lone Rock band on Friday. In baseball games scheduled, Bancroft and Whiltemore will meet on Wednesday, Wesley and Burt on Thursday, and Fenton will play the Algona K. C. team on Friday. / Wednesday will be Thrill Day, with Jimmie Lynch and his Death Dodgers performing both afternoon and evening. Thursday the WLS Barn Dance Frolic will be the grandstand attractions, and on the evening program, in addition to the Barn Dance, the grils 4-H clubs will put on about a half hour pageant. Clubs taking part will be Greenwood, Irvinglon and Riverdale. Friday's performance will center around the appearance of the Seneca Saddle club in a series of trick riding, gpntcst riding, drills, and .maneuvers on horseback. There will be a fireworks display on'the evening program,, also. " Year Ago! V-J Day! Vets "" Where They Were and How CELEBRATED WHEN NEWS CAME THRU Wednesday, August 14, marks one year since the end of World War II. '( The past 12 months have seen a majority of the overseas vet- ''erans from this community returned home, many of them to 'take 'their places again in community life. •' ; inquiring reporters for this paper interviewed a number of vets from Algona, and a few that live In the county but were available .here, -And : asked them two questions: , 1 — Where were you a year ago? •'.:',..•:2— What tiid you do after you heard -thff'riews of V-J day? : Kenneth'-' Ma thson, Bancroft — was x "Jn. ; iQkinawa attached to a nit in II. . Rock, showed heavy crop -losses. Hail in Swea, Seneca In that same area, farms of Heinie Reutzel, Ambrose ":• Plan Shpol apa • , the fo ' o.f . Ophemim Webster Orton, Craig Seely, Dean Taylor, Keith Young and Dick Riley, -~\ ':.-. ,' • . .Boys interested in the program Who have not been contacted by* .Mr, Sefrit are asked' to gef in touch with him at the high school ibefpre school' opens, September 3. ' ' ' Planning field Trips . The; program is designed to offer a better opportunity for farm boys to study the'p'roblems and difficulties ' as well -as -the da- vantages -in becoming ' established in farrning, aiid :also ' to prp- mote r an interest in improved farming -methods,-' v •• :;••- J'ouriyears^of. agriculture will be offered, by the 'department. • This year "the* subjects to be offered are (1) farm crops and soils; freshmen and (2) animal husbandry, iuwors; and (3J farm management, gen? " '• ' •'•'- .,. . much time , as (possible \yfll ; be spent pri field C'and judging trips where actual cpndUipns can * ; During .th,e. wintei;J?mbriths^,an evening-school-'f6t> adult-farmers will be held in "the/High' sclipbl auditoriurrt.j' • '..,'; : -'"" ." "'"'""! ''''' All adult farmers iand those iriterested: in' farming Will be invited to attendvthV-rileetingsi An advisory ?council*!,."composed of adult farmers of'the cornmuriity will,select th^ subjects for discussion and v plan; v.the..program for the year's ^ypjk.,' ; , Mr. Sefrit -isV&*' graduate;^ of Iowa State College,: and has been teaching for'13'years'.' He- served 43 .months ,i|),.the-,arniy. .He is married arid'-has- moved? to Algona, • • TEN MEN TEA(?IJB«S ON Lent'sch and Albert Johnson had crop damage, the extent of which could not immediately be determined. Swea township and northeast Seneca were also hit by hail. • Mike. Kennedy, two..and one- half miles south of Swea town•ship hall, reports considerable damage, and the Wm. Thompson farm, three miles .west .of .Swea City, was also in the path of the •storm. • In Swea itself; little, damage was : reported, : although' lightning caused trouble with lights in some horqes. • Hailstones, as large as pullet's eggs were picked up alter the storm. .,-,.,,_ 3 ' 'knew 'what 5 had happened; but when, the py-' Totechniafc'begari to fill' the sky, some ofethe boys thought it was a Jap- airhorrte invasion." Ken" ^~*£ ALGONA FACULTY The .trend. of ., the. t}m,e is back to normal, Aftp a period dur- jng which a man. W$s indeed a rarity in the school system, Supt, O, B, Laing announces that ten " teachers 'of thb tP^le specie will be on hand'when school opens, Sept.'?. ' : . •;, Seven of the ten are ex-service men. , . . : . ' They are G.eo> Wf Sefrit, R. C. Ouster, . Arlox , Wppds, R. R, Poushjr Eugene -'A^ifterson,. Walter Edwards veterans, . Martin, all ," Q, S. Laing, , , , . , Principal Don- WU,er, • «nd Head ; of ready * $$'$$$§$.'•: fa ^SeRkgi? 0 ^ Itfef CsqhooJ TRAFFIC CHARGE A charge of failing toJieW the right-of-way was filed against Dick Sleeper of, Titonka as-the result of an automobile collision, Saturday night, two miles west arid one-half north of Titonka. Dick Sleeper, driver of one of the cars, • Was to have a preliminary hearing before Justice J. B.' Johnston... either today or tomorrow. the in- -The charge is based- on .fact that of the two qars volved in the collision at the intersection, Sleeper's 'car was the one on, the left, and a law says that when .there seems likelihood of two .cars arraying at an intersection at the same time, the car on the left shall yield to the car xin the right, - Hpweyqif,' th« hearing will go into all phases of this.. ." ', -. .-•,.;"•' ' •'••"• ,-•-,. '••' Union Will Get hrciiigh neth "helped" put ; on Okinawa's greatest celebration." ' He' said that the commanding officer had •to call an'"air raid alarni to stop the; festivities. Doit. Skilling, ' clerk—was in the. hospital at Dacca, India, for medical treatment. He said there were 14 bars, on the army base, and all the free drinks you wanted when.the word arrived. 'Andy "Philips, clerk—was in Germany; doing occupation duty. Howard ' Stillman, clerk — was Stationed at 'Oakland; Calif.,' and watched '.the San Francisco riot that followed the announcement. ' Caroll Owen, clerk — was in Irah/ All Work stopped, he says, and. there were quite a few headaches the next morning. Halph- Lindhorst, 'deputy sheriff—was, in Paris, France, going to special school of instruction. Asked what he did upon hearing V-J news he said: "I don't think Vila- answer that." • JO*F Danui city lineman—-was at Carnp>. Crowder, Mo. He says the entire camp was restricted tP the. lot'When'the news came in. Pudg* VQller, creamery — was at Compeigne, France, awaiting redeployment to .the Pacific. He says they didn't even celebrate because they knew it would-be a year or so before they got home anyway, Bill Sharp, jewelry store—was on the Aleutian islands, at Attu, in Navy. He says: "Well, we had. a celebration on V-J day." •• Eugene (Bud Zender, clothier— was'500 miles south of Honolulu on VSS Admiral Eberle, military transport en route from Marseil- les'to Philippines. To the second, question, he replied: "Why we just' 1 kept on going to the Philippines, a 17,000 mile voy Q ft ft *'.-,• THE ISLANDS OF THE PACIFTC.wei'e dotted with scenes similar to this, a year ago. Above is the black beach of.Iwo Jima, and death for the marine (left), his face plunged into '.'the volcanic-sands. •Veterans home-today can peer Into the glow of'theif" outdoor fires on American vacation and' picnic Caches remembering, but alive and at honie again. (Official U. S. Savy photo). dry cleaner- on, occupational duty :ln Bjr.; '''We celebrated a tie,-. l..giiessi 1 ,' he said, "and then went? piviflccupying." : ' M.' Jr., : student^ Point, Luzon, '-as the 7th fleet. cjurgo, a>d ' 7 was home on furlough and helped in' the celebration at Wesley. Maurice Thompson, clerk. It was two hours after .word .had got around Miami, Fla., .before Maurice fo'und out hostilities had, ceased. The reason —.he was reading "Forever Amber;" Don Engsttom, clerk—was . ori MP duty at;Camp Matthews Ri-'. fie Range, San Diego. , ••'•• , •- '. Bill Hilton, station attendant— was lying on his-sack iwaitjhg "to;, come home at', Kas'sel, Germany. Since .there- Was nothing to ..'do,'. "Bill jiigt :t'urried over ',6h his 6th-[ er side.'; v. ;-.. */'.-,.;.. ,-;>y. • -.; Melvin Miner, clerk — was ori troup train pulling into Chicago and headed for Tennessee to, be shipped out for the second time. Walter (Bud) Boeckholt, clerk —was painting his kitchen table at his home near Cochran Field, Ga., where he was stationed. Several couples went to the NCO's" club on the base and staged a big celebration. TWO HURT; CARS CRASH, UNION TWP. Two persons were injured, last Friday evening about .7:30 o'clock, in a collision between two automobiles, four miles north and one and one-half miles west of Algona. The injured; P. W. Kollasch, Burt, cuts and bruises. Mrs. P.. W. Kollasch, Burt, cuts, bruises and a wrenched neck, Perrenials Bloom On Police Court's Docket The ^mishap occurred at the intersection of a cpunty and and township road, investigation off jeers said, A par drviep by Merle Bilyeui 2i, was going east on the county road.: ,, ., .'.,.,- ; The Kvjllasch machine was going south o,n ; the township road. Both .machines were ditched by the collision, and Mrs, Kok lasch was the. njost seripusly in' . .Two : if Algona's ' perennials were 1 in bloom, Monday morn ing, • in Mayor Frank Kohlaas court .here, as a result of Satui day-night bouts with John Bar leycprn.' -•-••. • "Despite the' acute shortage o liquor, it seldom seems to bothe Mike Pfeffer or Lyle Johnson who were again on the docke after the weekend. Mayor Kohjhaas lowered th book on Pfeffer, and fined him $25 on a charge of drunkennes and another $25 on a charge o using obscene language. Officers Team Up As usual, it took several offi cers to get Pfeffer .into thi county lockup after his arrest. Pfeffer first rode into troubli after leaving the West End poo hall, where he hired a cab anc journeyed to. the corner of State and Dodge, in the process ex pectorating to some extent in the taxi. At State and Dodge, the cab driver got put to help City Pa trolman Tim O'Brien push « stalled car. Then the driver returned, Pfeffer was gone: bu not far. He sountered into the V. F. W. club rooms, where i eventually got to the point where it was t suggested he leave, but O'Brien-^from previous, experience—-called in Albert Boekelman to help in the removal. Some Abusive Language This complicated matters, because at about that time Bpekel- man was trying to persuadei'Lyle Johnson ' to ;' }ea,ve the Whit? Front Tavern an'd steam over to the-cpunty jail to sleep it off. After getting Johnson settled in this'manner, Boekeimari joined after a little domestic fireworks. The display , cost Taylor $5 and costs, last Thursday, before the ;,<•••• mayor. •'.•'.. City police are at a loss to know where the liquor comes -V' from in some cases of repeat of-T""*, fenses, as liquor books have been J suspended. Persons found providing liquor to some of the chief offenders are going to run i-ito trouble, the police say. TELLS RURAL CLUB OF WESTEN JAUNT Neva Albright, a member ;pf the Kossuth Rural Youth group, ' told fellovy members of the organization about her recent trip and tour of the western, states, , taken by 31 young people from . similar organizations. The talk was presented last Wednesday evening, Aug. 7, at the Call . State .Park, Shelter House, as part of a program held ; by the local group. . '• .••.": Miss Albright told of swim- ,-v ming in the Great Salt Lake, the wonders of the Black Hills, a nipht at a' dude ranch and ./•';•' spending the Fourth of July in .'•"••-:,!' Yellowstone ; National Par^, V" £ There were^. 31 young people ': <, on the tour, which -is an annual v; J affair with rural youth groups, -. V although discontinued during ; the war, • •• ."' • ,'':., ;•-• ' - "/-•...-•.".-.•-•i The regular, meeting,, opened -^ with singing and games). Plans * were cjiseussed for the 'district 1 |^ •ural youth camp ? at La'l^ (Pisq? -..•:'• ^ boji. Wayne Bar*-, Kos^uth'p ? '%! representative qn ' the camip r fSpi cpuncii gave'the schedule ^pr Ihe'-f^swa

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