Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 16, 1943 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 16, 1943
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PAGE FOUR KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCE. ALGONA, IOWA TUESDAY, MARCH VICTORY BOOK CANVASS ENDS; DRIVE SUCCESS MARKETS (Tuesday's) CATTLE Canners and cutters $6.00-8.00 Beef cows $9.00-10.50 Stock steers $10.00-1'?.00 [ Fat steers ..$12.00-13.00 WOMAN'S CLUB, FENTON, HEARS A DISCUSSION Packing sows, 270-360 _____ $14.55 While the closing date of the Victory Book Campaign was officially set for March 5, complete reports from neighboring towns are still coming in. Enough have been tabulated to insure success of the drive. T. H. Chrischillcs, county chairman, has supplied a preliminary report, which, however, may be inaccurate at this time, for some towns in the county had not yet been heard from when the report was compiled. Rhoda Bonar, chairman of the Algona (town) campaign, did an effective job. Mr. Chrischilles reports, and the Algona contributions will run to more than 250 .—------ •«« books, of which some 50 will be Medium .. .33 •tr nn i i "" T e.o'nn iT'nn! Fenton, Mar. 15—The Woman's Veal calves $8.00-14.00 club me t last week Tuesday af- P nt yearlings $12.00-13.00 ternoon with Mrs. W. J. Weis- Med hw 1 fin 900 tu 715 i b ™ d and Mrs ' Don Weis brod, and Med. hvy., 180-200 $14.75, ie members answered roll call was read by Mrs. E .W. Ruske, AT MEETING SENECA'S PTA Packing sows, 360-400 ____ $14.45 SHEEP Lambs ______________ $14.00-14.50 Old ewes , ___________ $ 5.00- 6.50 GRAIN 2 yellow corn -------- .86 No. No. 2 white corn 1.07 No. 3 white oats .54% No. 2 yellow soybeans .66 No. 2 flax seed 2.85 No. 2 Malting Barley _ .80 PRODUCE Eggs Extras .36 brand new volumes contributed s by local people interested in the campaign. Books Are Heally New. The first book drive had emphasized the fact that many people gave only old and discarded and C's .29 Cash Cream No. 1 .51 No. 2 .49 Sweet .52 Poultry and the pledge of allegiance was given by all members. After business a program was given consisting of reviews on "Youth Finds a New Road to Religion" and "The Place Christianity Has in Changing Conditions." The subjects leader was Mrs. Oliver Stoeber, and the assistant leader was Mrs. J. A, G. Smith. A music contest game was played, with Mrs. Don Weisbrod in charge, assisted by Mrs. Arlo Ranney, and Mrs. W. E. Laage won a prize. Mrs. C. F. C. Laage was a club guest. Lunch was served. Methodist Circles Meet— Circle 4 of the Methodist W. S. C. S. met Wednesday at Mrs. Carrie Voigt's, Mrs. Eugene Huskamp assisting, and the devotional leader was Mrs. Frank McFall. A IcSson on "The eeace Pact" was given by Mrs. George Jorgenson. Circle 5 , met the same afternoon with Mrs. W J Weisbrod and Mrs. Don Weisbrod, and Mrs. S. E. Straley had, charge of devotions. The Life of' Esther was given by Mrs. W. R.' Wolfe. Mrs. John Tieman was welcomed as a new member, and Mrs. F. C. Preul was a guest. Eleven members attended. The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 31, Mrs. W R Wolfe hostess. Friendly Neighbor Club Session— The Friendly Neighbor club! ,. _ , -- - met with Mrs. H H Drevpr Mrs. John Bierle's last week Thursday, AK.:_. W_f:.-.. UTe y cl \ and Hens, over 5 Ibs ____________ .21 Hens, 4 to 5 Ibs _____________ .19 Hens, under 4 Ibs ___________ .17 Stags, over 5 Ibs. __________ .22 Stags under 5 Ibs. __________ .20 Cocks ____________________ .13 No. 2 poultry ____________ 3c less DINNER FOR A ST, BENEDICT GIRL, HUSBAND St. Benedict, Har. 15r-A bridal dinner was served at Mr. and books which they no longer wanted, so in the present Victory drive it was stressed that only books in good condition and of reasonably recent publication date would be acceptable. As a result, wholly new books were given both hero and in other towns of the county. Titonka, Mary C. Oestcrreich- er, chairman, turned in 22 books in fine condition. Lakota, in charge of Mrs. C. C. Gerzema, gave 12 brand new books in addition to a number of used books in good condition. Swea City, Mrs. Walter G. Smith, chairman, gave 13 new books in addition to used but acceptable volumes. One Cash Contribution. Fenton, in charge of Mrs. W. E. Laage, contributed a check for $10 from Mrs. Philip Wander for the purchase of new books. Under a new ruling from headquarters cash contributions must be turned over the national committee for selection of new books suitable for the armed forces, but why that committee is more competent to buy books than the lo-~ cal committee is not clear. Burt, Mrs. W. W. Boettcher chairman, gave some 50 books and a 14 years' subscription to the National Geographic magazine. This completes the survey to date, as far as known at headquarters, but some books may> have been turned in and no credit yet given to the town concerned. In case there are any such, persons interested are requested to communicate with the Algona A bridge prize was" won by Mrs! wholives'wi'th her library or to the county chairman A """- 'o — — j -—I,.- - wiui uer for due credit. 300 to 400 Books. Eugene Hutchins has charge of all packing of books, and has also been taking care of books as they came in. Beth Annis, Algona librarian, has been sorting the books according to standards outlined by the national commit- Mrs. Gray Dies at II11010 Wesley March llth RlUolU The death Thursday evening at Wesley of Mrs. Susie Gray is reported. She had been in poor health during the last several months. Funeral services were to be conducted at the Wesley Catholic church. A son survives, also a niece, Susie Pfiffner who had for many years lived with Mrs. Gray. N. C. Rice was a nephew by marriage. Mrs, Gray was the widow of Tom Gray, well known Wesley realtor who died many years ago leaving to his heirs a number of farms. HENRY SCHEPPMANN, IRVINGTON BOY, IS MADE A SERGEANT Irvington, Mar. 15 — Henry Scheppman Jr., of the army, eld- Music in the Life, of a Child, est son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Members of the school band were Scheppman herej was recently promoted to sergeant. He-is in a quartermaster detachment at White Sulpnur Springs, West Va. Son for Ihe Cresses— Mr. and Mrs. Fayhe Gress, Ottosen, are parents of a son, Ray Keith, born last week Sunday. The baby is a nephew of Mrs. Edna Harr, recer.tly of this vicinity, now of Algona. Mrs 1 . Gress is the former Marie Gcrber. Lloyd Bohannon is Elected President of Junior Chamber I.. S. Bohannon was elected after being "loaded" will fun off a job by itself , .•, •..'.. •For more than 20 yeara the Ad-, vance has had another automatic jobber, an ordinary job printing press equipped with what is called a Miller feeder. This press both of the automatic in bperation will gel u of nvatchihe them Seneca, Mar. 15—The P. T. A. met at the consolidated school building Thursday evening, and the meeting was in charge of _ Mrs. Roy Osborn, vice president. \ pointed" *- 'h- board for two The program was opened with j years *-, ,«;u a vacancy left by H. the pledge of allegiance, after | 3. While, who is in military'ser- prt..J?nt of .the Chamber Coi..M::rce at a meeting of board of directors Thursday morninc at the C. of C. office, arrl ,7o'i" Kohlhaas was elected vi'^-preskient. C. A. Phillips is permanent scr-olsry-lreasurer. Don-If? C. Hutchison was ^ap- which Mrs. Howard Richards gave a reading on scenic spots in I Iowa. Vocal selections by Ma J donna Doocy followed, and Ld! Vonne Madden played piano se- j lections. Donna Moore then gave j a reading, which was followed selections by the girls' glee Club The meeting was then turnec over to Gerald Neimeyer, who had charge of the main topic. which was The Importance of Muehe Son is "Missing"— Mr. and. Mrs. J. B. Muehe received notice one day last week that their only son John, of the army, was missing in action. had been in some honths. north Africa He for Alvina Dreyer assist- a tten d e d. Tuesday evening in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Iver Fee, San Francisco, who were recently married there and came here on wedding tour. Mrs. Fee is the former Rita Rahm, daughter of Mrs. Bierle. Other than the Bierles and the newlyweds attending the event i Mrs A were Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Dehnert ! Phase 4 and Ardith Rahm, Mason City;! tides on Virtnrv~"p~nr3'n"" Mrs. Ella Hope, Pittsburgh, Pa\ j read by Jr? Charte?^Schutt? Mrs. Laura Dwenger, Clear Lake,! Mrs. Kenneth Bo Imeer Dorothv Minn.; the Arthur Ristaus and ; Dreyer, and M?s Sard'- Y the Louis Garmans, Algona; the ' Music ^uwcua Frank Youngwirths, Lu Verne; Fr birthday money. Roll call was "Results of Wartime Buying," Phase 3, home project lesson. Mrs. W. E. Laage, assisted by R. Willrett, presented Asas Move to Algona The Frank Asas, who had been ' residents of Irvington for some years, moved to Algona last week Tuesday. Frank is now employed at the Algona creamery. Bad Freeze in Texas— A recent letter from Mrs. Lil""list, Denton, Tex., said gar- and flowers were destroyed in a recent hard freeze there. Mrs. Rist is a former Algonian. called on to give reasons for joining it, and the fact that music is a universal language, also the desire to play in the band for the pleasure and joy it affords, were cited. Mr. Niemeyer also conducted a demonstration to show harmony by proper phrasing. A group of clarinet players was used in this demonstration, and special attention was drawn to the fact that for a band to play in unison the members must breathe in unison. Mrs. McKean, who resigned as president because .her family had moved out of this neighborhood, gave a few words of thanks for cooperation she had received in the P. T. A. work. Committees were appointed for an April meeting to be the final t . entertainment, Misses Ol- vice, and Dennis Pratt was appointed for one year tp take, the placp of: fi. H., Wray, vyho is ; now in a war industry,. Other member.'?' of the board are' Herman Hauberg, Dr.. Karl R Hofman, A; B. Kresensky, Ralph H. 'Miller, Milton G. Norton, M. J. Pool, E. A. Schemel, and Frank C. Zender. of also/ will run off >a job by itself the and let the printer in charge work at something else.' Now the printer can load up both machines and have them simultaneously running off different, jobs while he works at something else, merely keeping a weather eye on them. Such machines save much fress-feeder's time and thus en ables printing shops to operate with fewer operatives, which is an .important consideration in these war 'days of extremely scarde printers. 'Anyone who happens to visit the'Advance shop while either or 2ND AUTOMATIC JOB PRESS AT ADVANCE SHOP Last year a 10x15 Advance job press which had seen many years of service, and had once been rejuvenated, reached the end of its labors, and the other day had to > be sold as junk for Hitler, bring-1 ing a total in cash of less than! $15: ' - . ' | Now in its place on the back.) shop floor'stands what is known as a Kluge jobber. This is an automatic 12x18 machine which BROODER HOUSES Brooder Stoves and Chicks INSURED FOR FIRE, LIGHT. NING AND WIND. Would like to sec your FATCATTLE -LOW RATES L S. Bohannon V Ovei? S. & L. Dep't Store. Cattle Buyer A. Hormel it Hotel Algona week of MARCH 22 j ley, Norman Thompson. Clar! encc Osborn, and Peter Hanson. Four-H Boys Have Session— The Progressive Farmers 4-H club held a March meeting at Roy Osborn's Wednesday evening, and roll call was answered with Signs of Spring I Have Seen. Other Irvington News. , - _ The Aid will meet Thursday at ' p al T el D ° ts ° n talked on the se- and the Magnus Rahms, here. The Fees, who spent last week Sunday at Carroll, have returned to California where Mr. Fee is in the army. Card Parties Are Given — A recent card party at the parish hall had a large attendance. was practiced, and lunch was served. Three Have Appndectomies— Mrs. Edw. Reimers had an appendectomy last week Tuesday at the Kossuth hospital. Joan .small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leland Ha "telman, had a like operation at the same hospital last week Monday night, and Kay Hamlin, Agnes Rosenmeyer, and a 500 Mr. and Mrs. Charles tee. It is estimated that before the drive is completed, a total of 300 or 400 books will have been collected, which is considered good j tinning in view of the fact that it was ' " omn ?quality rather than quantity •which was emphasized. prize by Sylvia Ferstl. A party will be given this week Tuesday at the Kleinpeter hall, Wesley, by the St. Benedict Catholic women. Home Project Meeting— There was a home project meeting at Mrs. Marie Siemer's Wednesday, with 11 women in attendance. planning with There was also The subject was meal- Farmer at Lu Verne Gets Message From Family in Germany Lu Verne, Mar. 15—Paul Stahl, farmer northeast of Lu Verne, has received a 25-word cablegram from his parents in Germany. It was sent through the Red Cross, was in the German Ian- wartime foods, some discussion and meat ra- Mrs. Hunt gave a lesson, Mrs. Dorr assisting. . had one Thursday evenin at thp evening at the the church, and there will be election of officers. A covered- dish luncheon will be served. Mrs. David Smith has returned from some days with her husband, stationed at Memphis, Tenn. M. L. Roney is confined to home with a badly sprained ankle, the result of a recent fall lection and treatment of seeds and Elyin Godfredsen discussed feeding a dairy calf. Robert Foley had charge of recreation. Wm. St. Clair, club agent, showed slides on hog diceases and proper hog houses. The April meeting will be held at Darrel Dotson's. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Osborn. There were 14 club members present. same place ' __ -..Lights on' Way Home— and Mrs ' John who i u ' . had been at Hot Springs, Ark two months, have started back to Iowa, but were to stop for a visit with their daughter, Mrs. Clyde Brooks, Iowa Falls, and her family before returning to their home here. World Prayer Day Observed— The World Day of Prayer was observed at the Methodist church Friday afternoon. The . was m charge of Mrs. F. C. Preul Shower for Recent Bride— A miscellaneous shower was wife of the" pastor "and given at the parish hall last week ; life chairman of thp W <* Sunday for Mrs. William West ' ml " service . , formerly Ruth Penton. Entertaining were Mrs. Mary Penton, mother of the bride, and Mrs. West, mother of the bridegroom. Many gifts were received by the bride, and lunch was served. Two Families Make Moves— Mr. and Mrs. John Bierle, who lived west of Irvington, have The theme C S C, _ S. ™ oved here in service and another brother, Ilomer, was gone. Mr. Stahl was -"-permitted tG ? en d a 25-word message in reply. -«.- Jhe local Mr. Stahl came- to this country in 1923, and this was the first word he had had from his parents in more than two are living in the That They May Be One." Creamery to Hold Annual— The annual cooperative creamery meeting will be held next Saturday at 1:30, will be elected. and officers Other Fen ton TVews. The Rev. and Mrs. F. C. Preul «r-^ the son Her bert and the were Friday owned fcy Charles Emanuei. i evening supper guests at O H The George Amas, who have j Stoeber's ' moved to Wesley, were the former tenant^ Kelch Sister Lives Here— This community was shocked by the news of the Kelch family years. He has seven sisters 'in ! disaster. The Kelches were well Germany, j known here. Mr. Kelch was a The message was dated last! broth . or of M rs - Leander Studer, September 18. Mr. Stahl is thankful to the Red Cross for help. - * -- _ Another Cow Makes Record at Schoby's Brattleboro, Vt, Mar. 10 — A registered Holstein-Friesian cow in the dairy herd owned by C. R. Schoby & Son, Algona, recently completed a 327-day production record of 458 pounds butterfat and 13,501 pounds of milk, The Holstein-Friesian Association of America announces. This is more than 2\'-± times the production of the average dairy cow in the nation. She was milked three times daily, and was eight years and two months old when she began her test period. The testing was supervised by the State college in cooperation with the association. Teacher From Swea City is an Ensign Swea City, Mar. 15— John Roths, formerly ap instructor in the Swea City high school, has been commissioned an ensign in the U. S. naval reserve and is to report March 18 for training at Chapel Hill, N. C. Mr. Roths' parents are the Rev, and Mrs. G. J. Roths, near Radcliffe. The church served by the Rev. Mr. Roths recently received an award made annually by Iowa State college to the church having; an outstanding record in community service. MARINE DISCHARGED. Swea City, Mar. 15 — Maurice Drew, of the Marines, has been given an honorable discharge because of a broken ear drum. He got back one day last week from .San Diego, Calif. who formerly lived west of town, Seiler Baby is Baptised—-• An infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Seiler was baptised last week Sunday and was christened Jerold Julius. Sponsors were Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Downs, uncle and aunt of the baby. Two to Halbur Funeral— John and Nick Raskopf attended the funeral of Mrs. Jos. Smittz, Halbur, last week Tuesday. She was the mother-in-law of the men's sister Anna. Other St. Benedict. The town "500" club mot at Mrs. Ellen Johnson's Thursday, and Mrs. Wm. Arndorfer and Mrs. Ben Dorr won prizes. The Clifford Dchnerts, Mason City, were last week Sunday guests of Mrs. Dehnert's mother, Mrs. John Bierle. « Former Local Girl Gets Commission As Waves Ensign Carlotta Kanouff, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Kanouff, former Algonians living in Omaha, has been commissioned an ensign in the WAVES at a naval reserve midshipmen's school, Northampton, Mass. She was assigned to active duty March 9. Miss Kanouff is a graduate of the Algona high school, and she holds a Ph. B. degree from DePaul university. She was employed by the Chicago Association of Commerce from 1937-42 and was a Cook County Bureau of Public Welfare case worker during 1942. The elder Kanouffs now live at Omaha. Mr. Kanouff, for many years a railway postal clerk out of Algona, is now retired. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Weisbrod went to Des Moines Thursday for visits with Florence Weisbrod and Edith Laage, teachers there, Complete Set Boy Scout Books Added to Algona Library A complete Boy Scout merit badge library of 105 books has been bought with a fund provided by Algona service organizations and has been placed in the Algona public library. The books may be checked out I by the regular library system. All leaders and Scouts in the county may have their use under the same conditions relating to other books. Game books, pamphlets, and troop helps for leaders will be added* to the collection. The books are displayed on a rack nnar the main desk in the library. ScOUt Leaders to New Director is Chosen— Attend M. C. Meet Dr. C. C. Shierk, Elson Fischer T. H. Holmes Jr., and Antone ,.„..,, Johnson plan to attend a meeting ,„£ " for Boy Scout leaders interested in air scouting tomorrow at Mason City. Air scouting is a senior Scouting program started a year ago. It is for boys 15 years old or older—the same group in sea and explorer Scouting. A Mr. Mozo, national director of air The was cast. Sheldon Merrill was only candidate on the ballot for director to succeed Frank Looft, declined to run again, and was elected without opposition. Mr. Looft had served 12 years. The new board will hold an organization meeting this week Monday night. Other members are Oscar Patterson, president, Joseph Crowley, Albert Cody, | and Henry Looft. C. O. Bailey is Irvington Boy in Merchant Marine Irvington, Mar. 15—James Lee third son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Lee, joined the merchant marines last winter, and he recently received his call. He is now at! Leaves for the Navy— Elvin Godfredson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Godfredson, who enlisted in the navy some time ago, is to report at an induction I center at DCS Moincs this week j Tuesday. I Kirk Aulo Company Iowa Keep your cor up to par with Studebaker service Drive in frequently and have your car inspected, no matter what make it is. Expert mechanics will do your work quickly and at moderate cost Don't wait till trouble starts. Let us check your car regularly and "keep it rolling" for Victory. Yahnke Garage Ledyard, Iowa MADE A CORPORAL. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Becker that left Wednesday to join him. The two elder sons, Calvin and Wes- in the armed ser- ley, are also vices. to corporal in the army. He is in a coast artillery and has been station at Fort Bliss, Tex., since last September. *• Fight Necro! Master Liquid Hog Medicine is America's largest seller in its field . . . proven in 15 years' use . . . costs but 16 cents per pig! 3 Gallons $10 5 Gallons $16 Coast-to-Coast Joe Bloom BUILDING PROBLEMS Come in and talk them over! I Nearly every farmer today has two important building problems. The ifintis to get the small buildings and ]equipment to carry out 1943 produc-' don; the second is planning for the Improvements that will be built in the .future... We believe we can help you teith both these problems. )While some materials are almost impossible to obtain, this isn't true ,of all items. Even though we may not Ihave the exact materials you want, we * [can probably figure out some way in „ [.which you can get the small buildings, the repair and maintenance, or such ' (lumber-built farm equipment as feed,'; pts for poultry, hogs, cattle, or nests, 1 .troughs and other items. , : • "ijYour second job is planning today for the structures you're thinking of [building in the future. Careful planning now can assure better buildings,' suited to your needs and budget. • ' '• In planning tomorrow's buildings,you'll find the designs of our 4-Square farm Building Service very helpful,' fThese designs cover a wide variety of farm buildings and equipment, all developed after careful field study, *very one farm-tested. When you ex- famine the working drawings, you'll «ee how advanced construction knowledge gives you better buildings with- put increasing cost.' ^ >We'd like to suggest that before you Decide that Materials are not available, that you come in and talk it over. 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Algona, Iowa Phone 234 aearmonizei fiirnuhlnstplan. Two roomy for magazines, etc. m Walnut. Cedar lined, with epcoul motiUner. Accommodates tax DtaiMrwu-*. Colonial Wflliamsburg pattern. New dusty coal shade with floral center. Complete for 4 or 8. THESE DEALERS SELL RALE.GHS PLAIN AND TIPPED l lB r tt « Hotel , K.D.James Stella Hungerford j. p. Bieser Edwin Johnson G, It, Cook Floyd Pierce Q. A. Witkonf * r-exr ^rir~' StSa ;•• ?&w~- B ,, Paul Hudson, Dinette Cafe

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