Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on August 17, 1944 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 17, 1944
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PAGE TWO B. A. PANNKUKS, OF TITONKA, WED FOR 62 YEARS Titonka, Aug. 12 — Sixty-two years ago today (Saturday) B. A. Pannkuk had the great good fortune to persuade a certain Miss ! Gertrude Johnson to join him in | matrimony, and now they are celebrating another happy anniversary of the event. The couple are nearly of an age, for Mr. Pannkuk is 84 and his wife is 82. The Pannkuks are observing the anniversary surrounded by nine living children and numerous grandchildren and great- grandchildren. They mourn three children who are dead, and four grandsons—Milton and Herman Hinders. Melvin Buss, and Don- j aid Pannkuk—who are in service j overseas, could not be present. There are 27 grandchildren altogether and 22 great-; KOSSTJTH COUNTY AD\ ANCE, ALGONA, IOWA Missionary dren. PINK FAMILY HAS REUNION AT CALL PARK CAMP SERGEANT IS SPEAKER AT PICNIC Union Twp., Aug. 15—Sergeant Dixon, of the prisoner of war camp, was speaker at a picnic of the Mothers and Daughters club Sexton, Aug. i) — Members of Sunday at Robert Harvey's, just i the Pink family met Sunday at east of Hurt. He spoke on the line Call State nark. Algona, for j Aleutian islands and Alaska. ! . . . . . ,, . Rachel Weisbrod and John Rieb| their annual picnic. Present were . hoff gave voca , numberS| anc! i Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Hawley, Mrs. • there were games. Some 50 per| Naomi De Wilde and daughter sons attended. A picnic dinner t i Constance Joy, Mason City; Mr. \ f°r_ club members^ and^ families j i and Mrs. B. E. Sanders, Sexton; j I and the John Pink, Earl Stott, 1 Ray Krantz families, and Jane i and Billy Amesbury, of Titonka; ! the John Pink, David Pink Sr.. ! David Pink Jr.. and Frank ; Grimes families, all of Buffalo I Center: Ed Pink and daughter i Joyce, Mrs. George Pink and i daughter Elizabeth, Kenneth, i Minn.: Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Bolcn- picnic is an annual club event. LEDYARD YOUTH DRIVES A TRUCK IN ITALY ARMY With the Fifth Army, Italy (Undated)—Corporal Walter A. ._--, ,,„,.-,. „„,,,, *,.,„., ,.!„,,.^v,,,, ,„.. Ramatowski, son of Walter Ram- Many at Celebration. j week Wednesday evening at the! anc i Mrs. Ray McMahon and i atowsky, Route 1, Ledyard, la., In celebration of the annivers-1 Bethany Evangelical and Ho-i daughter Pauline. Sioux City; recently completed two full years ary a devotional service and a ; formed church here. An illus- ' p a tty Ann Larson, Forest City, program are being held on the, trated picture of life in China, 1 ^------* T^-I. ,- __ ,.._ i_- , ..nd Betty Asa's. Wesley: Mr. and i ary from China, will sneak next Mrs. John Pink, Hampton; Mr. lawn at the Pannkuk home. Mr. , where Mr. Hilgeman served 17 and Mrs. Pannkuk are members : years, will be presented. The of the Christian Reformed church north of town, but their pastor, the Rev. Mr. Snuttjer. is away on vacation. so their friend the Rev. I William Plan?., of the local Im- j manuel Lutheran church, is sub- j stituting as speaker. Lunch is to served on conclusion of the pro- | gram. Assisting in the celebration are the Tom and Ben Hinders families, Woden: Mr. and Mrs. Anton j Rev. E. P. Nuss is pastor of ihe church. David Pink Sr. was the honored guest. He is 95 years old, and is well, gets around fine, and of service overseas as truck driv- erc in a quartermaster refrigeration conipany, now with the Fifth Army in Italy. SWEA CITYAN GETS COMBAT BADGE FOR SERVICE IN ITALY enjoys meeting all his relatives. I After training at Camp Shelby, Three of the boys, Howard Pink, i Miss., Corporal Ramatowski sail- Hampton, Robert A. Pink, Ti-1 ed with nis unit in the summer of tonka, and David Pink, Buffalo 1942. He was in Iceland and _„ • . . «-. ,1 i i. .. Jif._in._ —1 i Center, are in the service. Visitors at the picnic were Mrs. W. H. Brown, Minneapolis; Mrs. Mary Morris, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Ericson and daughter Jean, Mason City; Marjorie Hark! ness. Buffalo Center: Ann O'! Brien. Titonka. Elected officers Scotland and served in England and North Africa before joining the Fifth army for the Italian campaign. The corporal's unit operates a fleet of giant refrigerator trucks which hauls frozen meats, butter, and eggs from cold storage ware- Pannkuk and Mr. and Mrs. Her-i With the Fifth Army. Italy (No! f or nox t yea r were H. J. Hawley, houses in rear areas to ration man Sweers. Britt; Mr. and Mrs. ' date)—Tech. Sgt. Richard A. O'- ! president: and Mrs. B. E. Sand- | dumps near the front lines. Driving 475-mile round trips on 20- Clarence Pannkuk Mr. and Mrs. i Green, son of Mr. and Mrs. Emilj"' 8 . secretary. Jerry Kramer, daughter Mar-1 garet, Fairmont: Mr. and Mrs. i )'Grcen, Swea City, la., recently Ben Pannkuk, Mrs. Taylor, the received the combat infantry- Henry Butlers. Esthcrville: the , man badge for outstanding con- Daniel McCaulleys. Spirit Lake; duct in action against the enemy Mr. and Mrs. Egbert Buss, Mrs. • on this front. Melvin Buss, son Leon, Mr. and ' O'Grecn. who has been over- Mrs. Carl Veer, and the Rev. and sea s more than 30 months, heads | Mrs. Plan?.. j a m ine platoon in an anti-tank To Kossuth in 1884. i company of the 34th "Red Bull" Mr. and Mrs. Pannkuk were' infantry division, and he also married Aug. 12. 1882, at Hoi- ; s - uv action throughout the Tums- SWEA CITY LIBRARY OWNS MANY OF BEST BOOKS OF THE TIME land. Iowa. For two years after j lan campaign. marriage they lived at Grundy Thc soldier has a brother, Center, but in 1884 they came to i Walter O'Green, 32, at Kossuth. and have now lived 60 Penning. Ga. years in the county or on the border (for a few years they lived at Buffalo Center, later near Wodenl. In 1911. 33 years ago, they settled at Titonka. For ninny years Mr. Pannkuk was a farmer. Later he was a 3 fc. hours shifts, the outfit last month delivered over 1200 tons of perishable foods to Fifth army troops. Recently the men of the company were awarded the Fifth Army Plaque of Excellence for outstanding service through the Italian campaign. Swea City. Aug. 15 — Last: I n __ R'nrlc Unit of .„„],-<- T ;r~ M*t n j inn K™!.-,, „« ' LiOnc lYOCn. UIUl OI week's Life listed 100 books of the last 20 yeai's selected i by Dr. Henry Seidel Canby. lit- U. S. W. is Active Fort crary authority and founder of j L one RO^, Aug. 15—The local | the Saturday Review, as best of Unit of the TJ. 3. W. met Friday the period and members of the I at Mrs Ray Bierstedt's, and nine BURT YOUTH TAKING Swea City library board noted J triangular "bandages, one wheel! that 36 of the 100 are ir, the local | chair p iu ow . four suture pillows. I library. Of 04 no', possessed by I and two woo] quilts were turned TRAINING A^ A PllflTl the llbrarv ' ™ mc 2!1 wcre P ub .-,in. Lunch was served to 12 inMiniNl] AJ Al rlLUI lished before the Swen City h-. members. The next meeting will WL,-, c, ,.u,n t -i ^c,ifi ,,«_• u ,s -,, ' hrarv S ained municipal standing. be h eld Friday, September 8, hardware dealer During the last Cochran Field. Macon, Ga., A considerable number of (lie at Mrs. Eldon Marlow's. •i9 ve-irshe hns'been in ihe in-! Au R- H—Aviation Cadet Victor | remainder were not selected for * .yLclLJl I 111 11 US IJLt.il 111 II 11_ III -_- TDrti;,, » _ C H/T.. I nyr..— l/-\,r-il oiyrtiilo*?*^ 1 ^ VvO/TMtC-rt iVi nir « rm JK. w <«.« rmt HHIV and for one of his years he is still active. Nine Living Children. Bolie., son of Mr. and Mrs. Christian Bolie, Burt. la., has local circulation because they dealt with subjects of interest to U. S. O. HOSTESSES. Lone Rock. Aug. 15—Hostesses The living children are Mrs. i facilities are devoted to the sec-. Tom Hinders, Woden; Mrs. Eg- ondary phase of flight' instruc-! bert Buss, (arming near Titonka; ' tion. From here these men arc! just arrived at this army air fore-1 only a small number of readers a t the U. S. O. rooms at Algona es pilot school. Cochran Field's | here. recently were Mesdames Jack * Quinn and Walter Thompson, senior hostesses, Mesdames Don SURGICAL PATIENT. Wesley. Aug. 14—Mrs. Albert Mrs. Henry Butler, Eslherville; '; sent to advanced schools at an j Yegge had a major operation at s . - . ,-, P rm ?" S A vc 9 r ?V farming ; eastern training center for cours- ne:ir Britt: Mrs. Carl Veer, near j os in pursuit and bombardment. Titonka: Clarence, conducting aj . Fairmont garage; Anton, produce dealer at Britt; Ben, Gamble- Robinson manager at Esthervillc; i George, Winston-Newel! manager , at Minneapolis. | The figure '12' has played a; curious part in the lives of Mr. i and Mrs. Pannkuk. Mr. Pannkuk , was born on a July 12; Mrs. 1 Pannkuk's birthday was a Sept. | 12; the couple were married on j August 12; and they became par-! t-nts of 12 children. U. S. W. SENDS BIG SHIPMENT TO HOSPITALS In response to an appeal by the United Service Women for help Friday, a number of women responded, and a quota of pillows and pillow covers was finished that day for shipment Saturday to a hospital at Brooklyn, N. Y. During May, June, and July, the following articles were sent out: 50 pairs slippers; 90 bedside bags; 212 handkerchiefs; 13 wool quilts; 59 fracture pillows; 4(i feather pillows; eight bath robes; 4(i triangle bandages; 46 pillow covers; five chair robes: 24 pillows; and 54 pillow cases. Since so many wounded soldiers are now being returned to this country, it has been asked that 2000 oairs of scuffics be sent to the east and west coasts. Any old felt hats or heavy woolen material which Kossuth people will donate can be used to good advantage. 4 ST. BENEDICT PATIENT. Wesley. Aug. 15—Mrs. Orville Downs, St. Benedict, was taken to the Kossuth hospital one clay last week, and her condition from uremic poisoning was considered serious, but she was reported slightly improved Monday. Mercy .hospital, .Maspn,- -.G day last week. Houck, Eldon Marlow, Ralph Bierstedt, Ornie Behrends, and , ju ni or, ,» hjsg jr. Ms r wy n esses. PORTLAND Mrs. Clifford Young and Mrs. Fern Drone were called to Mason City Saturday to be with Nurse Mary Kain, who was critically sick at Mercy hospital, and later died. Miss Kain had been a patient there ten weeks. Burial at Algona is set for this week Wednesday. A large group of friends attended a roller skating party at Titonka Monday evening in honor of' Student Nurses Mary Lee .incl Ncdra Wolf, home on vacation from a Carroll hospital. Nacline Mann left Monday on return 'o Belli'lower, Calif., after ;i month with her parents, Mr. ,aid Mrs. Roy Mann. She works ;<t a Union Service Station and likes lier job. The Lifeline of Your New Fall Wardrobe The old saying that you gel what you pay for is wrong when it comes to our Rochester-tailored Michaels-Stern Gabardines. You pay for a grand all worsted suit — but you get not only the suit — but a pair of slacks and a sport coat as well. That isn't all you'll get when you consider the compliments of your friends ! 35 and 40 ZENDER'S Pure Cider Vinegar, Folger's Coffee, 23c LARGE BOTTLE Catsup each 19c No. Tissue 5 rolls 25c FRUIT JAR Rubbers, 3doz. lOc Van Camp's BEANS large cans . . . 29c Clinton PUDDING DC DARK Syrup 2 gal. jug 25c NO. 5 TIN G'pefruitJuiceeo. 29t ^^^^*"™*^w Sugar, 10 Ib. bag 63c FANCY FROSTED Cookies Ib, 29c Oxydol 2lgepkg 43c Bab-0 2pkgs. 19c Omar FLOUR 50-lb. bag 1 .... 2.19 Magic Bake FLOUR 50-lb. bag . . . . 1. Sweet PICKLES . . . . Dill PICKLES .. . . Red KIDNEY BEANS BUTTER BEANS _22-o/. 29c quart- jar Cilll can 13c Mary Steven SALAD DRESSING "737c Sunshine HI HO CRACKERS . .... 21 c Carol APPLE BUTTER :!;,;' 23c Pure GRAPE JAM. ....... '*19c New Potatoes lOlbs. 4lc LARGE LEMONS. LARGE ORANGES New CABBAGE.... 6 for 25C . i 49c 2 u,, 11 c Lge Plums doz. 29c Fresh CARROTS hunches 15c RED MALAGA Grapes 2lbs. ——••^^^^••^^••••^^•i^^Bii^B^^HHMH^HMBHnHBMIIHMBIMmmHHHHMHfai^^K I Algona Creamery Butter Ib. 44lc Beef Roastjb. 27-2 5c BOSTON BUTT Pork Roast, Ib. 33c Pork Cutlets Ib. 33c — •• — ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^mm^imi*^**^^^*^^^^^^^— Bacon Squares Ib. 19i RING Bologna Ib. 25( Treet, 12oz.can33( Sliced Bacon Ends 2 Ibs. 33c Skinless Weiners Ib. HOOD Algona Iowa SUPER VALU Algona Iowa

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