Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on October 26, 1943 · Page 2
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Page Two LEDYARD WOMEN PLANNING A UNIT OF THE U. S.W. Ledyard, Oct. 25—Fifty or mcire women, mothers, wives, sisters, daughters of men in the urmtHl forces, m<>( ;it the town hall Wednesday evening lo dismiss; organizing a United Service Women's unit here. Group singing was led.by Mrs Kenneth Busch, and a piano duet, Off to Camp, was played by Mrs. Glen Yahnke and her daiighte' | Margaret. A vocal solo, The) Army Air corps, given by Mrs Kenneth Buseh. Forms wore read by a Miss Wilson, among them His Soul Has Wings and Service in the U .8. W. Unit Constitution Read. A trio of three Grant teachers r.ing God Bless Our Land, and Jean Gabel sang, "Say a Prayer for the Box's Over There." Mrs. William Stubbe gave a reading. I'm Old Glory, which was .followed by the Pli-dge of Allegiance to Hit- Flag. Mrs. Jos. Mayne served as temporary chairman. The unit preamble was read by Mrs. Virgil Barrett: the constitution by Mrs. Lars Skaar; the bylaws, by Mrs. Al Zk'lskc: and" Mrs. Mayne spoke on the work of the U. S. W. Thomas Garry sang Let's Bring New Glory lo Old Glory. Twenty-Nine Sign Charier. Application for a unit charier was voted. Mrs. K. A. Carpenter then read the charter, and it was signed, first, by mothers having most sons in the service. Mrs. II. M. Dyer, four sons, was the first signer: Mrs. Stephen Powers and Mrs. William Speirhor. three sons each were next, and were followed by mothers of two sons or one son, then by wives, sisters, and daughters. Twenty-nine women altogether signed the charter and paid duos. Others may sign at the next meeting to "be lu'ld Nov. 3, at the town hall. Today's Algona Convention. A district all-day meeting will be held at Algona this "week Tuesday at the Congregational church, Algona. Mrs. Edw. Lool't was chosen tie-legato from here. Mrs. Powers alternate. Mrs. Leo Anderson \v:!l accompany them, and filhors are free to attend. Mrs. George Thompson has for the last several months hr.cl •harge of service record cards and scrapbook sheets here, and Mrs. Edward Muss and Mrs. Jack McDonald have been assistants. At the ne.xt meeting some' of the county U. S. W. officers will be here for installation of officers. Many more women lien are expected tu attend Ibis meeting. Some GO names now appear on Ledyard's honor roll board on »iain .street. .KOSSUf H ' f COUN,TY ADVANCE, , >tOWA _^3_ Here's Qpeniaig d Pass Play That Meant fr&l^ faints • ' Lakes No. 12 1GH SCHOOL QUEEN IS NAMED AS AIGONIANS DEFEAT LAKERS lo attempt to nab the passer before he could get ihe ball away. AlgonaVon 20-0, "rotting" it, The hemp .was cut still.lying on .the. ground .as...it two or three weeks ago and is fell. Palo Alto county people am' northwest Iowa newspaper mer aiv with interest awaiting reviva of the Eminetsburg Democrat 1 ,\ Gilbert, Knudson Jr., brothor-in law of Mrs. W. W. Sullivan here. Formerly for nine years northwest Iowa news editor of th( Fort Dodge Messenger, Knudsen is planning his first issue of the Democrat, which he now owns, for next week Thursday. Hi. 1 wife, who was Mary Kelly, is familiar with the newspaper business, having been correspondent for ten newspapers before she married Mr. Knudsen. The other Eminetsburg paper is the- Palo Alto Reporter, and not only Emmolshurg and other Palo Alto people nut newspapei men of all Iowa were shocked by news of the doMlh Friday of the Reporter's senior publisher' Gc-orge Flood, only 45. who sue suniber to a heart attack, leavim a widow, his mother, four sisters and a brother. Flood bad a partner, K. n Warner, \vlio is carrying on. The high school "homecoming" Friday was climaxed with the presentaiion of the homecoming queen. Mar.joric Mitchell, and a victory at football over a Clear Lake high team. The Algonians scored in the first, quarter when after a march down the field to the 35-yard line the Clear Lakers were caught napping on a long pass that was good for a score. A pass also scored the extra point. The remainder of the first period and the second quarter saw tho Lakers put un a stiff battle. In' thc third period Algona scored again, and in the fourth period the local squad punched over r third score. Though thrc«Ucmng at several times the Lakers were unable'to gel the ball across the goal line. T n the final minutes of thc game 'he visitors tried many passes, some good for long gains, but others being intercepted to nip a rally quickly. The final score was 20-0. Marjorie Mitchell was chosen queen of the homecoming by a vote of the students from a list of six candidates nominated by the football team. The queen was presented to the crowd at the game together vith her attendants, and a crown >f flowers was presented. The 'ther nominees, who were at- LMidants at the coi-onalion, are k'len Baas, Lorna Faulstich, LaVonne Bacon, Marilyn Keen, and Hielma Putz. A dance in the gymnasium, vilh a student orchestra, was ponsored by the student council •i close the evening's festivities 'Mowing the ball game. DOZEN BAPTISTS TO STATE MEET An annuel state Baptist con- •ention was held at Mason City ist week Monday through Thursday, and 12 Algonians atynded: The Rev. and Mrs. R. F. Kitt•ell. Mrs. L. W. Keith, Mrs. Jesse r ,ashbrook, Mr. and Mrs. John lordan, Mrs. William Combs, VIrs. Anna Bowman, Mrs. Chas, 'Vapor. Mrs. Henry Furst, Mrs. v . R. Haldeman, treasurer of the tale Baptist women's missionary '.ociety, also member of a slate baptist budget and finance body, md J. B. Wheelock, moderator of 'he northern Iowa Baptist associ- ition. The first slate Baplist convcn- ion of Bantists was held in 1K42, md Ihe meeting just closed had 'he largest attendance en record There are 49,000 Baptist mem iers in the state and 280 Baptist Pioneer Farmer is Past 84 Years Old Union Twp., Oct. 23—Mr. and Mrs. Homer Boever.s, West Bend, were e.illers here- Wednesday and helped Homer's father, Geo. W .Boeveis, celebrate the latter's o4tb birthday anniversary. Mr. Boevers gets around as usual. Homer is manager of a lumberyard, and his wife, the former Nellie Waters, was once an Algona teacher. 1100 MONTANA SHEEP. Swea City. Oct. 25 — Eleven hundred Montana sheep were unloaded here last week for winter feeding at thc Geo. Patterson ranch in Grant township. Mr. Patterson will feed out 9000 sheep altogether this winter, divided between his farms here and at Burl. * FARMER IS KILLED. Swea Cily, Oct. 25 — Henry Hugosun, East Chain, Minn, fanner just across the state line was killed last week Monday when a eorn elevator fell on him and frai.'lured his .skull. He was. well known in the Swea Cit> neighborhood. C. D. A. INITIATES. Union Two.. Oct. 25—Mrs. Join Gisch was initiated with a grouj of other candidates at a recen Catholic Daughters meeting a Algona. •hurches -*MOTHER DIES: SWEDEN. Swea City, Oct. 25—John E. Anderson has received a message i'rom Lijusne, Sweden, saying that his mother, Mrs. Charlotte Anderson, 85, had died. Mr. An •lerson had not seen his mother since he left Sweden 40 years 'igo. CALLS ON PATIENT. Swea City, Oct. 25—Old friends here of Martin Nelson were invited to call on him last Wednesday afternoon at the Lundquist home, where he is convalescing from sickness at an Iowa City hospital. ALGONIANTOBE FLIGHT OFFICER Goodfellow Field, Texas, Oct. 23—Aviation Cadet Robert A. Stebritz, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Stebritz, Algona, has reported to begin the basic training phase of his pilot training at this army .air forces pilot school at'San Angelo, Tex. Stebritz reported here with members of Class 44-B from a primary flying training school at Ballinger, Tex. At Goodfellow Field he will learn combat.fun- damentals, night-flying, precision formation, and instrument and cross-country flying. On completing training here he will go on lo advanced school, where he will win his Wings and flying-officer rating. A former department manager for the S. & L: Co. at Algona, Stebritz is a 1941 graduate of St. Cecelia's Academy there. COUNTY TEACHER GROUP TO STATE MEETING CHOSEN A monthly meeting of the county teachers council. was held at the high school building Thursday night. The council consists of one representative from each town school arid one from each of seven rural districts. T. C. Hutchison spoke on a school code bill, which will be brought up again in the next legislature. It failed at the last session. Delegates to a 'war institute' (previously, 'teachers' institute') at Des Moines Thursday, Friday, •and Saturday next week are Mary Oesterreicher, Titonka, president county council; Supt. B. J. Tatum, president county Schoomasters' club; and Evelyn Murray, Algona, president Al-1 gona educational association.- They will represent all Kossuth teachers. Special rural delegates will be Alice Uhr, council leader No. 1, Swea City; Catherine Wolf, Burt, president county rural teachers' association; and Mary Oesterreicher, Titonka, No. 4 council, leader. These delegates will at- | tend a rural section meeting Fri dav PAST MATRONS PARTY. Livermore, Oct. 25-^Mrs. Hattie Baker, Lu Verne, recently en- lerlained the Livermore past O. E. S. matrons at one o'clock luncheon and 500 at her home, and high was won by Mrs. Zelma Clark, other prizes going to Mrs. Edith Johnson and Mrs. Mae Watts. MIEHE BROTHER DEAD. Swea Cily, Oct. 25 — Mr. and Mrs. Fred Meihe returned Wednesday from Oelwcin, where they had been since the preced- j ing Friday. Mr. Miehe conducted I a farm auction there for the es- | tale of his brother August, who died six weeks ago. * HELPS HEMP "ROT." Farmers who raised hemp this season say that the rain last Wednesday was a good thing for Your Excellent Cooperation WITH ROOMS AND APARTMENTS APPRECIATED Will want 50 more sleeping rooms and 5 aparents at once. Carpenters conning in! Phone No. 1 Algona Chamber of Commerce Even/extra buythrouqh savings'" ,Marl,4on of Mr. and Mrs.. E. Schemel, spent the weekend with •his parents. He-is a sophomore at'Goe college. Hay Hueser, son of a former 'Baptist minister here, is \vorking at the local prison camp here. His parents 'now live at Denver. M*s, F. 6- V. Shore, of Des Moines, come last week Tuesday to visit her sister, Mrs. A. Hutch- •ison. She went home Saturday. The'Maihodisl Wesleyan Guild met Monday night at the church for 6:30 dinner., Mrs, Mel Peterson, in native costume, gave a talk on Hawaii. Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Bartlolt, Ames, with their baby .daughter, spent the weekend at W. A. Foster's. :Mrs. Bartlett< was Mary Elizabeth Foster. ColleUe Welp, Bancroft, is still a patient at Rochester, but she is not so sick but that she could write last week to have the Algona papers sent to her. Pallbearers at the funeral of J. •L. Rosenbergcr Friday were John Sloan, Henry Seller, J. B. Erpelding, John -Weydert, August Harig, and John Arndorfer. Roger Michel, son of .Mrs. Bertha Michel, arrived Monday from Minot, >N. D. for a furlough with his .mother. Roger is in the naval reserve and is taking preliminary training. • Mrs. W. H. .King has sold • a house on W. McGregor street to Ilda Patterson Eliot. Mrs. King is still a patient at Kossuth hospital. Mrs. Eliot is moving into the house. Mrs. >W. G. McGullouqh, with • her daughter Mrs. Linn Mills and the laetter's son Billy, went to ; Newton yesterday for a week j with relatives. Mrs. Mills' homcj is at Medford, Ore. JULIABOUR ;. hsid Mrs. H. E, Hutchinson, "\Vit!i a sister of Mrs, Hutchinson, came from Piqrson Thursday for a tow days nt the home of- Uu\Hiitchinson sou Shel- clon H., a patrolman here. J. E. JCerner. managel' of the local S. &' L. store, went to Minneapolis Sunday on a business mission, and was also to attend the funeral of an uncle, James! McGuiro, at .Anoka, Minn. , Mrs, R, G. Richnrdson went lo Rochester last wee|f Monday, and .she war? to have an eye operation on Friday. This Was to be the third operation on the same eye, which has an abscess behind it. Mrs. A. D. Adams and a friend, Mrs. Klcinberg, DCS Moines, are arriving today for a visit at Mrs. II. W. Flotch's. Mrs. Adams's husband was formerly a dentist lieVe, but now practices at Dos Moines. A posloJfice notice from Montgomery, Ala., received Saturday said that the address of Lt. Leighton Misbach's Advance address should bo .changed from Gunter Field there to Goldsboro, N. C. Naval School, 22—Julia Hom-iic- Mr. and Mrs. \v j sister of Dr. M c; S«na, la., has bn in the navy h ( .. r( Miss Bourne; |,,,| ds of sc.cnco deg,,,, in nom,c.s from „,,. ,,, W(l logo at Am,,, !ln( , itinw; t'on had boon v.-.rionslve on maga/inos, insulin,, I"' Arming, I),,, Moi,, as home economist f()| . ican Home M !lfiax i n(1 Lipton Ton Co Northampton is thc c i ly the late Calvin Cooliu 8c law before he liocai v? ! n of Massachusetts V Our Speciality COWAN B.UILDING SUPPLY CO. By Ihe Order of ODTI7, Amdt.3B September 17, 1943 Our milk delivery will be as follows as of October 25: 1943: Monday—south side of Main Street Tuesday—north side of Main Street and so on every other day, including Sundays and holidays. Also the retail department of the Algona Cooperative Creamery Company will be open from 10 to 12 o'clock a. m. Sundays and holidays. The following prices paid for whole- milk and cream butter fat: October 1-15 (test 3.5%)— , Wholemilk Butterfat 73 C Sweet Cream Butterfat 55c First Grade Butterfat 54 C F. O. B. Algona Algona Cooperative Creamery Co. Phone 400 COLD HOUSES W<i want 25 of tli« coldest houses in Kossulii conn i y <t> insulate with Hoincsi'iianl Iiisiiliition, \V« kiio'.r if the houses are cold in the winterfliey' sire hot in the summer. . We wnnl lo save '25 families up to one-third of their fuel bill this winter. Home^iiiird insulation will keep the hrat.in during the Avinter and out in tli<« sum. mer. Ask us for a free estimate on insiilntlug 'your home with Our factory trained creiv mill factory approved equipment. I!hihin While there is still a selection, get your pair of light, lovely RHYTHM STEP Shoos. 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