Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on February 12, 1942 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 12, 1942
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PAGE FOUR KOSSUTH unitary ADVANCE. ALQONA. IOWA SCOUT WEEK OBSERVANCE ENDS TODAY Scouts Have Carried on Active Program Since June. Observance of Boy Scout Week "began here Friday and ends today. Scouting in Kossuth has grown since its development from the county organization in June of five units to 20 with some 275 boys enrolled. Every town in the county except Bancroft now has a Scouting unit, Chester D. George, Algona, Boy Scout executive in ths area, reports! Antone Johnson, Algona, heads the county organization of 55 volunteers administering the program. Banker John Hutchison, Wesley, and the Rev. Geo. McDowell, West Bend, are vice chairmen, and County Supt. A. E. Lauritzen is "commissioner." The chairmen of the operating committee in Kossuth are: W. H. Godden, Algona, E. F. Lehigh, West Bend, co-chairmen of organization and executive com- tnittee; H. W. Miller, chairman of advancement; Dr. R. L. Williams, Lakota, health and safety; A. H. Schuler, Swea City, camping activities;.M. G. Norton, Algona, finance; and the Rev. L. G. Gartner, Titonka, training chairman. Activities Since June. Briefly, the activities which have occurred in the county since June are: The Boy Scouts, cooperating in national defense, collected 80% of the aluminum collected in Kossuth county last fall. Just lately the Scouts and Cubs collected more than seven tons of waste paper—and it is estimated that in the county more than 60 tons have been collected by Scoutin? units. The Boy Scouts also distributed 2800 pounds of posters, and they are working at the collection of scrap metal and old rubber. In Algona the Scouts sold $56 worth of defense stamps one Saturday afternoon, in cooperation with the merchants. During Boy Scout week many activities have been carried on by the troops in the county. Some towns have had special church services or p a r e n t s' nights. All of the boys are asked to wear their uniforms daily throughout February. Other Activities. Friends of Scouting campaign on July 17, when $1800 was raised to carry on the Scouting program for 14-42; Boy Scouts of county gave an exhibition program at the county fair in August; September 20-22 Camporee for 200 boys from nine counties; in November, county Scout court of honor to award badges of rank and advancement; December 2, bean feed for the boys and dads at Burt, with 200 in attendance. _ All three departments of Scouting are organized in Algona: Cub Scouts for boys 9 to 12; Boy Scouts for boys 12 and up; and Sea Scouts for boys 15 and over taking part in water activities such as boating, swimming, life saving, etc. Leaders and Boys, Leaders and boys in these troops are: Scout troop 29, Earl Sprague, Scoutmaster: Paul Lindholm and Harold Wohl. assistants; enrolled are—28 boys—Robert Miner, Billy Godden. Boyd Granzow, Mart Schemel, Thomas Holmes, Wallace Adams, Everett J. Brown, Floyd E. Sawyer, Spencer W. Shore, Ted Herbst, Bob Peterson, Oliver Martinson, Omar McMahon, Robert Kinsey, Thomas Beardsley, Bert Sankey, Ben Deal, Bobby Kuhn, Richard Woodward, Chaunccy Carney, Bob Lashbrook, Carroll Lashbrook, Harold McCullough, Jerry McEvoy, Bruce Shore, Dean Sjogren, Don Sjopren, Dick Stray'er. Scout Troop 31, Jesse Reynolds, Scoutmaster, Robert McCullough, assistant. Enrolled are 30 boys: Harlan Lashbrook, Russell Owen, Irvin Olson, Duane Reynolds, Chris Weiskamp, Gordon Winkel, James Dailey, Richard Scholtes, Leslie Hill, Ray Van- derwert, Fritz Nielsen, Donald Valentino, Dean Olson, Billy Beiser, James Vanderwert, Jim Johnston, William Dau Jr., Frank Johnston, Donald Speraw, Louis Johnson, Carroll and Robert Lashbrook. Raeburn Curtis Robert Winkel, Billy Becker, John Fitzpatrick, Ronald Johnston Bobby Padgett, Howard Stevenson, George Pollard. Sea Scouts Too. Sea Scouts, Troop 70 SS, Dr C. C. Shierk, Sea Skipper. Enrolled are ten boys: Irvin Olson, Harlan Lashbrook Leslie Hill, Ray Vanderwerf, Bob Peterson, Spencer Shore, Russell Owen, Douglas Brown' Fritz Neilsen, and Chris Weis- kamp. Cub Pack No. 29, Dr. H D Meyer, Cub Pack Master 1 , and Henry Guderian, assistant. There are 56 bovs enrolled: Gary Waldron, Marvin Wallburg, Jay Colburn, Fred Hutzel Dicky Taylor, James Holmes', Roger Didriksen, Richard Webster, Billy Guderian, Howard Sehoby, Gordon Nichols, Larry Thoroe, Robert Donovan, Jerry Lauritzen, Frank Caughey, Lynn Bush, Jerry Anderson, William Fitzpatrick, Billy Amesbury, Eugene Harig, Michael Kenefick, Billy Woodcock, Ted Hutchison, Dale Collins, Bert Baldwin. Donald E. Bjustrom, Richard Anderson, Johnny Jordan, Guy Reynolds, Tommy Barker, Jerry Ludwig, Paul Lindholm Jr.. Kay Orton, George Meyer, Merle Jfloore, Danny Dean, Earl Bowan Jr., Robert Brown, Larry Douglas, Kevin Schmitt, Lee Wells •Gary Rentz, Arthur Winde]),' HONOR ROLL T HIS IS BOB Willasson, Algona high school basketball player who has been named on the Register and Tribune's basketball honor roll and whose picture appeared recently in the Des Moines papers. He won the distinction with a "free throw" in a recent game with Hampton which won by one point for Algona. Bob is 16, a senior in the local high school, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Karl Willasson. James Bieser, Joseph Reding, Jackie Wittern, Lament Wellendorf, David Merryman, William L. Reilly, Garry McDonald, Jerry Good, and Frank Sebern. Clubs Are Sponsors. Scout Troop 29 is sponsored by the Algona Rotary club; Troop 31, by the American Legion; Pack No. 29, by the Algona P. T. A.; and the Sea Scouts by the Junior Chamber of Commerce. Other towns in the county which have organized Scouting units and their leaders are: Burt, the Rev. H. W. Jackman, with 17 Boy Scouts; Fenton, Sanford Tyler; Lakota, the Rev. E. G. Sauer, ten boys; Lone Rock, Louis Reilly, seven Scouts and seven Cubs; Lu Verne, Russell Gretman, 12 Scouts; Ledyard, J. Albert Oster. S. P. Peavey, 20 Scouts, Sexton, Everett Stevens; Swea City, Fred D. Infelt and Gifford Smith, 23 Boy Scouts; Titonka, Edward Boy ken, 9 Scouts; Wesley, J. A. Riggs. ten Scouts; West Bend, Rev. G. R. McDowell, 15 Scouts; Whittemore, Francis Millin, 12 Scouts. BUSINESS MEN AT CORWITH CLOSE SUNDAYS Corwith, Feb. 4—Four business houses here have united in a statement drawn in resolutions style that they will be dosed all day Sundays. They are the Quality Store, William Wood's, Jos. Kouba's, and the Corwith Hardware Co. Three local pastors, the Revs. Albert Rust, R. J. Barkley, and J. P. Quirin, reciprocated by joining in a written and signed request that members of their congregations support the agreement. Red Cross Club Organized— A Delta Red Cross club was organized recently at Mrs. David Johnson's, and officers were elected: president, Mrs. Johnson; vice president, Mrs. A. E. Mullins; secretary - treasurer, Mrs. Arthur Livingston. There will be meetings monthly on the first Fridays. Sewing Chairman Appointed— The local Red Cross sewing chairman has appointed a chairman for each of the following groups: Legion post and Auxiliary, Mrs. R. C. Welter; Eastern Star circle, Mrs. Elizabeth , Jurgenson; Woman's club, Mrs. W. C. Woodbury; lowana club, Lucille Miller. Tinschers to Clarion Farm— Mr. and Mrs. William Tinscher have recently moved to a farm near Clarion, where they are now employed by Guy Smith, former Corwith resident. Mr. Tinscher had been employed by Harry Chambers two years. Halligans Move to Town — Mr. and Mrs. Dan Halligan have moved from the farm to their home in Corwith. They recently purchased a house from George Mitchell. Tire Inspector Here Named — Walter Kirschgatter, owner of the D-X oil station here, has been appointed local inspector for the county tire rationing board. - * EDWARD WALTMAN, 60, DIES OTJONDON, ORE, Edward Waltman, 60, former Kossuth citizen, died January 31 at Condon, Ore., and burial was made there February 5. Mr. Waltman was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Philip Waltman, Kossuth residents. When he was 13 they lived on what is now known as the Albright farm near the present Plum Creek Center school. Three years later they lived on an S. E. McMahon farm near Algona. Edward lived here till he was -44, when he went to Oregon to go into the well drilling business. He married an Oregon girl who died 15 years ago. Mr. Waltman was here 12 years ago to visit relatives. S Urv . iving are three sisters: N, H, BOLINS, UNION COUPLE, WED 50 YEARS Event Celebrated at a Baptist Service Here Sunday. Union Twp., Feb. 11—Mr. and, Mrs. Newton H. Bolin reached 501 years of wedded life this week! Tuesday. They live on the Kin- 1 yon farm with their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Heerdt. Mr. Bolin and Anna E. Swan, both of DeWitt, 111., were married February 10, 1892, at Wapello, 111., by the Rev. Thos. H. Murray, pastor of a Christian church there. The Bolins first farmed in Illinois, but came later to Iowa and lived at or near Eagle Grove two years before coming to Kossuth county 38 years ago. The last five years have been spent in Union township. Quartet of Children. There are four children: Kenneth, of Manchester, la.;. Mrs. Albert Hansen, Sheffield, 111., the former Leota Bolin; Mrs. Heerdt, the former Audrey Bolin; and Mrs. Dale Blair, Guckeen, Minn., the former Ruth Bolin. There are nine grandchildren. Except Mrs. Hansen and her family, the children and their families were all at home on the anniversary to help the old folks celebrate the occasion. Both Mr. and Mrs. Bolin are i in good health, Mrs. Bolin having fully recovered from an auto accident last fall. Special Church Observance. Special services were held Sunday morning at the Baptist church, Algona, of which Mr. and Mrs. Bolin are members, to honor the anniversary. I The Rev. Mr. Volzke, pastor, I who was in charge, read a renewal of the 50-year-old marriage covenant, following the processional (Lohengrin's wedding march) as the couple came down the aisle. Mrs. R. G. Richardson was at the piano, and she also played the recessional (Mendelssohn's). Mrs. Volzke sang Silver Threads Among the Gold. The service was impressive, and the audience joined in singing Home, Sweet Home. Reception at Home. The grandchildren are Ruth, Walter Jr., and Margaret, children of Mr. and Mrs. Heerdt; ! Maurice Blair, Guckeen, Minn.; 1 Dorothy Ann and Kaien Bolin, of Manchester; Irene, Vernon, and Russell Hansen, Sheffield. A reception was held in the evening for neighbors and close friends of the couple, and a gift was presented. A granddaughter, Ruth Heerdt, modeled her i grandmother's wedding dress. | "Put On Your Old Gray Bonnet" was sung. KOSSUTH BOY NOW AT AN ARMYAIR SCHOOL Sheppard Field, Tex., Feb. 9—' Pvt. Alvin H. Erpelding, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Erpelding,: near Bode, is enrolled in the world's largest Air Corps Tech-" nical school here, and is working toward rating as an aviation mechanic. Private Erpelding, attached to the 417th Technical School Squadron, began class work February 4, and is scheduled to be, graduated in June. He formerly i attended Trinity college, Sioux j City. At present he is in the first phase of the school here and is studying basic material. Before Erpelding qualifies as one of the eight specialists necessary to keep a plane in the sky, he will have undergone intensive training designed to give him a complete working knowledge of the "battle birds " 1 Ex-Irvington Youth Serving in Florida Irvington, Feb. 11 _ Calvin, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Lee, is now in the U. S. maritime service in Florida. He had been in Florida for some time before he spent the holidays with his parents here. A few weeks ago he left for New York with the intention of re - entering the army, from which he was honorably discharged some time ago but while he was in New York he was appointed to the new po- a Mrs. Charles Curtin, Mason City and two brothers, Roy, Ceylon M 'nn.; and Arthur, Algona. STEERS SELL AT $14. Chicago, Feb. 10 — Kossuth county steers sold in the upper jackets in Monday's trading at the Chicago stockyards. A consignment came from the feedlots of Henry W. Schultz consisting of 22 prime beeves averaged 1130 ounds each and sold straight at i!4 cwt. Are You Going to need a Winter Coat, Snow Suit or Ski Pants? Ladies' or Children's sizes. We have about 40 choice warm winter coats, women's sizes. Three dozen infants' and children's sizes in coat sets; 2 dozen snow suits and 2 dozen ski pants. This is all of high wool content and rather than carry them over till next fall you can have them now at savings of from 10 per cent to 25 per cent. KRESENSKY'S COLLEGE CHOIR WILL BE HERE FOR SUNDAY The Bueha Vista college a cappella choir, under direction of Prof. R. H. Gentry, will give a program here Sunday at 4 p. m. at the Presbyterian church. The choir includes 35 .voices, and a diversified program of sacred and secular numbers to cover the interests of all music lovers will be presented. The program will include 18 or more numbers and soloists. During the three years in which the choir has been under Professor Gentry's supervision it has been steadily growing in popularity. Today it is regarded as one of the most outstanding choral societies in northwest Iowa. The attendance of the public is invited. No admission will be charged, but an offering will be taken. BURIAL RITES HONOR WORLD WAR VETERAN Whittemore, Feb. 10—Funeral services were held Saturday at St. Michael's Catholic church, the Rev. William Veit officiating, for Joseph Meehan Jr., 46, who died Wednesday at his home five miles northwest of Whittemore. Mr. Meehan had been ailing with arthritis for the last six years. The deceased was the son of Joseph and Johanna Meehan, of Clare, and was born April 20, 1896. When he was six the family moved to a farm in Palo Alto county, near Ayrshire, and there, on August 27, 1929, he was married at the Sacred Heart Catholic church to Agnes 'Kyne. A, year later he and his wife moved to the Engler farm, where the family home is still situated. Surviving are the widow, with two daughters, Rose-Ella and Jeanette. An 18-mos. son, Leo, was drowned in a stock tank six years ago. Joseph Jr.'s .aged father, Joseph Meehan Sr., lives at Emmetsburg, and there are four sisters: Mrs. Joseph Dailey, Ayrshire; Margaret Haley and Catherine Brown, Los Angeles; and Ellen O'Connor. Chicago; also two brothers, James and Hugh, Emmetsburg. Burial was made in the local Catholic cemetery, with full military honors. Mr. Meehan spent 11 months on active duty overseas in the first World war. He was once a patient at the Vet'er- • ans hospital, Des Moines, during several months. City. The old eoils were frigerator foom installed in " room. The cool the refrijjefator less than '/half fore required, brine tanks and remloved from the te- and new sysetm northeast store; equipment will c .ator room 1A i the time hereto- ind it is automatic. Ex-R»sld«nl Mrs. Cora merly Mrs. Joi moyed her here. She Mrs. Frank long-time leaving 25 the death of son, Harvey Spirit Lake. H»r« Two Children William Mrs. Jack Johnson Norma Jean, Mrs. Edwin at St. Paul's Sunday by er. Sponsors w daughter Eve! Gade, Fenton, mann, Irvingtcin Willard Fandel Mr. and Mr: cently receive^ son Willard, ployed as elec loading plant ing the last dered to Gal 1 .THUtMDAY. Return*— Kbotz, Sac City, for- eph De Gfaw, has household goods reiited two rooms at She was a resilient here before ye»rs ago following her first husband. A IieGraw, lives at Baptised— Donald, son of Mr. and , Rolfe, and daughter of Mr. and ide, were baptized Lutheran church the Rev. W. H. Disch- ere Herman Voigt, yn, Mrs. Herman md Lewis Schepp- Tran»f«r*d— Ralph Fandel reword that their \jrho had been em- rician at the shell- at Burlington dur- 3 ear, had been or- [reston, Tex., on a construction job. M«w Gtrt Mr. and Mrs. Harry Balgeman are parents of a datighteft borft at the McCreery hdspital Feb. 1. Mr. and Mrs. Karl Lent* have their first child, also a datlghWf, born the same day; at the same place. Two Id LW» Heck Show**— t Mrs. Maude Fish accompanied Mrs. Chester Alme, Ottosetti to Lone Rock Friday, to attend a shower at Mrs. J. M. Blanchard s for the letter's daughter, Mrs. Alfred Schultz, a bride. Farewell Even* by W. S. C. 9.— The Methodist W. S. C. S. gave a farewell party Thursday, in honor of Mrs. Maurice Mallory and Mrs. John Jennings. The women were each presented with a gift from the society., 9. S. Children Gir» Party— The children of the junior department of the Methodist Sunday school had a party honoring Maureen and Dale Mallory" and Donald Jennings Saturday. - ». CALLED TO THE NAVY. Burt, Feb. 10— Oliver Plumb, ,who enlisted in the navy , a month ago, was called to Des Moines last week Monday, and is now at the Great Lakes naval training station* near Chicago. He is the first 4-H boy in the county to enlist. SCHOOL CODE TO BE PANEL GROUP TOPIC • John it rAnderson, tfhpihpson, member of a commission for re* vision of the Iowa school code", will be special guest at a public program Monday evening at the high school auditorium, T. C. Hutchison, Algona, will be chahv man ih a panel discussion before the audience at 8:30. The program will be preceded by a half hour of .music by high school instrumental groups. Per* sons attending the adult night school are particularly invited to attend, also the public^ school board members, and patrons in all school districts in the county. The following persons will be in the panel discussion group and will present some problems, views, and facts relating to their particular areas: County Supt. A. E. Lauritzen, problems of school reorganization ;,C. B.Murtagh, former state comptroller, problems of school finance; Edson E. Attleson, former teacher of speech here, now district sale's manager of a children's activities magazine, prob- New Cooler at Creamery— The creamery company has completed installation of a cooling system purchased from the State Brand company at Mason LEFT OVERS Odds and Ends left over from our January Clearance and Ic Sale. This Is not junk but good style and quality merchandise we hare had long enough and we must make room for our Spring stock. Dresses Quite a few extra nice dresses, sizes 11 and 13— in silk or wool. All sizes, in rayon crepe — limited size range in wool, silk, corduroy. Sale 2 regular Price Coats About 12 untrimmed coats in fleeces and tweeds— 0 to 46t fMtt Sale £ regular Price Shoes Quite a few pairs of medium and low-heel suede shoes. Also odd pairs in other materials. Assorted heel heights. Sale 2 regular Price SKIRTS, BLOUSES HOUSE COATS Quite a nice assortment in this merchandise—30 garments altogether. If you need any of these garments -and want them cheap, look them over. Om Sale at £ the regular price KRESENSKY'S V YOUR FRIEND AT MEALTIME FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13 and 14 "Certified" Values! specials as well as all purchases made at Council Oak's everyday low prices 'Certified" Values. A positive guarantee of complete satisfaction accompanies purchase made at Council Oak. COUNCIL OAK GUARANTEED MEATS BEEF ROASTS Tender and Juicy. Cut from well covered corn fed beef. : I9c Pound, 25c a: id Fresh Beef Hearts, Ib 17c Bologna, Big and Ring, Ib.. .*... 19c Pure Ground Beef, 2 ib. Skinless Frankfurters, Ib. Shoulder Steak, pound >ork Neck Bones 12c Sliced Bacon Vz Pound -I J for 14C Pork Liver 15c Fresh Side Pork Apricots Full ripe halves in light syrup for sauce and pies. 17c Large No. 2 FRE^H BAKED GINGER SNAPS, Pound lOc Can White Loaf FLOUR 49 Ib. bag $1.69 First Prize FLOUR 49 Ib. bag $1.49 MILLER'S 40% BRAN FLAKES, Package ... ICc ^^•^^•^.^^^^ _j » Assorted Chocalates Found 21C Superb Tomato Catsup H-oz. Bottle 13c Nancy Ana Potato Bread Pound Loaf 8c Algona Creamery BUTTER Ib. 36c Large Sweet Prunes, 2 Sr*. 19 £ Council Oak Coffee Exchange the empty bags Lb., 28c, 3 Ibs. 22 carat ffold pattern dishes. 81C MORNING LIGHT COFFEE round - *•«• 3 Pound Bag Derby Brand CORNED BEEF No. 1 Can . 27c Morning _.„„. SWEET PICKLES 16 Si... 18c Tac-Cut" Coffee May be had in regular or drip grlnil. Packed in tin or glass. Pound . ,29c 2 Jar .. 56C Sunkist AVEL ORANGES Fancy Pink Meat GRAPEFRUIT 4 for 15c STOCK SALT 100 ib. bag 49c YELLOW UPTON TEA t w« »g c ... 47c AUNT DINAH Cooking MOLASSES NO. au STAYS SO FRESH AMD *Wf IT Small Pkg. Large Pkg. lems of time for , from the iw fe" m , lnu tes win b c formal prcsontniinn by. each speaker. FEKTON YOUTH Ffenton, Feb. n t£^wr ln i Nclson > left Des Moinos to hi" thb army. H?^ » $8.95 LONG, LITHE lb«iS guish this navy & Kl y with its frothy pi R .ik« hot and cuffs. Jabot ii?* able for easy washing.]^ black. Victory blue, $14.95 ^ MEN'S WEAR worship classic single button ! C( Chalk stripes . . , fot \-^ and chic. Slit pScktift, high notched lapels b vj fashion notes that ' SOFT, FEMININE tiny sprigged print slightly demure y«' dress with its f bodice and skirt, for young fig"* Kresoni

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