Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on December 21, 1944 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 21, 1944
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&AXi. it GREW )F ALGONIAN KEEPS ON GO twinkle Group Has hown on Over 200 Mission*. I • than 350 combat missions bre flown by a B-24 group Sgt. Claude (Barney) is an aerial engineer, have been flown sions tRegensburg, Municn, K.IB- r fteyer, W ener, Neustadt, and The Vienna Budapest unit has KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCE, ALGONA, IOWA William Rich Dies From aHeart Attack Tuesday William Rich, 418 N. Dotlyo, ; died at his home Tuesday al'tor- i noon halt an hour after \>v.\nx j stricken with a heart attack. He had been bedfast throe wwU.-s. but was seemingly getting .-iloni* well, and had wanted to get up ] that day. One of a family of nine children, Mr. Rich was born to John and Jane Rich September r> 1865, at, Taunton, Somerselshir KOSSUTH BOYSSIGN UP Kossuth boys who reached 18th birthday and registered with the selective board in November are: service England. When a kid of l(i lie ! Norbort B. Veerkamp, Ottosen; been twice given presidential citation for ext r a o r d inary achievement. "Barney is the son of Mr. and Mrs. <± H Ost- winkle here, and his' brother Cpl. Paul J. is now at Camp Coolidge, where i a member of the guard for W camp. Paul was a mem- f the artillery in the famed Iowa-Minnesota division ng the North African fight- ind he spent ,26 months in ... Africa and Italy. Barney's" oganization is the tst heavy bombardment group he Middle Eastern theater. iRROLLSOHA [GOOD SOLDIER, OFFICER SAYS fers. Hugh Carroll, Algona, has lived the following letter of hpathy from Capt, John F. ary Jr., infantry personnel of- jr, relative to the death from linds in action of her son Vir- wish to extend to you-my t sincere sympathy on the . of your son, Pfc. Virgel F. ;on, who died November 8 wounds in action in Lux- urg the same day. • m may rest assured that ev- possible medical treatment [.the most highly skilled doc- in medical science was made bn attempt to save -his life. He not suffer, and he has been d in Belgium. Religious ser- were conducted, and a am of his faitlh officiated. |Your son was one of the fin- soldiers of his company, a came to the United States with an older brother, James-, and at i DeKalb, lit., lived with an uncle several years and attended school. As p. farmhand Mr. Rich worked from place to place, and 'finally got to Kossuth, where he stayed and worked in Lotts Creek township. He influenced his brother Tom and his wife. ! n Illinois, to come to the county, which they did, and he lived wil'h them a year. Mr. Rich and his brother George bought a farm in Union township at the time of the former's marriage to Nellie Craw February C, 1895, and George lived with them till his death." Mr. and Mrs. Rich were p ents of six children; Mrs. Clara Drayton, Algona; Mrs. Jane David C. Bolie, Burl; Francis R. Fitley, Fenton; Arthur G. Mix, Titonka; Jerome W. Sandburg, Algona; Joseph W. Weig, Wesley: Marcus A. Zumach, Whittemore Duane L. Roy A N. Richardson, Lu Lawrence W. Krueger, Titonka; Ralph E. Baer, Burt; William R LOCALS Fred Schoby, v/ho recently sold hLs farm to the Western Buyers, has bought to Bonnstetter house on East McGregor. Mrs, Lawrence Misbach and her son Scott Lee will spend Christmas at Fort Dodge with Mrs. Misbach's parents. Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Kent and Mrs. Helen White will be guests of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Saunders, Fort Dodge, for Christmas. Mrs. N. A. Price will get home Friday from Grand Rapids, Mich., where she was recently called by news of her father's death. Mart Schemel arrived yesterday for Christmas with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Schemel. He is a junior at Coe college, Cedar Rapids. The St. Thomas Episcopal church will have services at 11 a. m. Sunday, with Father Robt. J. Furrington, Estherville, supply pastor, in charge. Cotrinne Olio, of the Twin-Co beauty salon, will leave Tuesday for a visit with her twin sister, City; Raymond B. Kruse, Buffalo PAGE THREl, Samp, daughter of Mrs. Godfredsen. Mrs. Bradbury's husband is oveseas. Geo. C. Yeoman has sold his house on East McGregor to Robert Runeh"y, who will take possession March I. Mr. Yeoman is employed by the Kent Motor Co. Mr. Runehey was recently a patient at a hospital here, but is now at home. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. McElmurray, Clark, S. D., arrived yesterday to be guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Skow, Wesley, and other Skovv Christmas guests will be Daisy McElmurray, who teaches at Brentford, S. D., and Mr. and Mrs. George Seaberg, Wesley. mother, Mrs. L. G. Baker. Dur- Christmas carols. Jessie Smith, wood has been at Camp Swift, | as Santa Claus, distributed gifts. Tex., in a medical unit. He will leave Friday for the west coast, and will report Christmas day at officers' headquarters there for assignment. Eleanor Norton arrived Friday from Columbia, Mo., for three weeks with her mother, Mrs. F. S. Norton. Miss Norton is resident councillor at Stephens college, a girls' school which has an enrollment of 2100, with students registered from Hawaii, Mexico, and all the States. Twenty Wa-tan-yans attended a Christmas party Tuesday evening at Clarice Amesbury's, and Mrs. Shineflew, who lives in Vir- 1 centl The P. W. Officers wives had a the time was sipent at tripoli and bi-monthly luncheon meeting at the officers' club rooms at the camp yesterday. There was an exchange of Christmas gifts for members, and the women wrapped gifts for a children's party to be held Saturday afternoon. Frances Price arrived Saturday to spend '.he Christmas vacation with her parents, the Rev. and Mrs. N. A. Price. She is a freshman at MacMurray College, Jacksonville, 111. A member of the varsity hockey team, she re- The committee in charge of the event consisted of Miss Smith, Marjorie Peterson, Miss Amesbury, Alma Junkermeier, and Genevieve Sterling. Ensign Viola Heller arrived Saturday frm Great Lakes, 111., for a few days with Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Thorpe, but left Monday night to be transferred to Bethse- da, Md., in a navy hospital. Other guests of the Thorpes are Mr. and Mrs. Earl Berg, with their baby, who arrived Monday from Decatur, Ala. Mrs. Berg is the former from Arties';'wtoe're she' is a'StU*|- dent. Three representatives from Al4 gona attended, a regional meeting\ of a non-govRrnment Committee' for Economic Development at the. • Wahkonsa hotel. Fort Dodge,." Tuesday. Cb.as. R. White, chair-'-., man of this 'Federal Reserve dis-.. trict of the national organization,' spoke on th.e committee program for post-war activity. The plan ; is to find und promote jobs for, returning veterans. Algonians in attendance were C. R. LaBarre, t of the Algcina Federal Savings &; I Loan Association, City Supt. C... Irene Heller, sister of Viola. The I U. Pollard,' and Chamber of Corn-,' Thorpe daughter Jean is here'merce Secretary C. A, Phillips., SELECT THE FOODS AND DELICACIES AT ^a? Center; Robert L. McMurray, Al- 6 iru ' a - Mis s Otto will be second place in two Wilbur J. Merriam, Lu Verne. -Eighteen-year-olds who have registered os far in December are: ; _ I Gordon W. Emerson, Swea City; ul " ' D. Harmon, Algona; D. Olscn, Fenton; Irvin i Richard i Gay lord Francis Walter and John, Algona. Mrs. j Rich survives and there are Iti; grandchildren. Mr. Rich was the i last surviving member of his parents' family. Tentative plans arc for services Friday afternoon, with burial in Riverview. Relatives expected to attend the funeral are I Charlie Craw, Chicago; Walter Cairns, Rice, Minn., and cousins from DeKalb, 111. A ' SPEND FURLOUGHS WITH HOME FOLKS three weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Loren Brown spent Tuesday at Manly, where Mr. Brown attended a sale of purebred stock. Mrs. Tribon ac-1 companied them to visit friends | there. - | Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Godfrcd- sen will have as Christmas guests Ms. Wm. Bradbury, Sioux City, and her daughter Donna. Mrs. Bradbury is the former Helen away i events in an interclass swimming meet.. Joice, 7-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard McGuire, west of Titonka farmers, will be FOR A VERY taken home Saturday from the Ko.-:sulh hospital, where she has been a patient seven weeks with an infection following the flu. She Iv.i.s four brothers younger than herself. Lieut. Dur wood Baksr arrived Tuesday for a few days with his TURKEYS AT S. C. OFF FOR MARKET! Luvernc, Dec. 19—Sgt. Ken| neth Brayton, 24, of the army air forces, arrived Saturday from 35 months in the S. W. Pacific. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Brayton, and many attempts had been made by the Red Cross to have him sent home on account i of his father's serious heart con_ _., _, . „ „, T-, . | clition. He will report at Santa Swea City, Dec. 16-Thc Forest | A c Hf Jan 3 " f re . assign . City Produce Co. s turkey-dress-1 mcnt ing season here ended December j Thore arc t brot h e rs in ser- 2 with a new high record of out-1 yic0] Cpl Walter Brayton) now in Germany, and Cpl. Francis Brayton, in Florida. Arnold Thomas, in the navy arrived Saturday. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. Bert Thomas, and his father is foreman on the M. & St. L. section here. Arnold and Kenneth Brayton were graduated from the Lu Verne high school in the same year. Forty-two cars altogether were shipped out, containing 63,487 dressed turkeys, or 15,000 more than last year's record. Only one car was consiged for civilian use, the remaiing 41 going to the armed services. During the dressing season GO to 70 persons were employed at the plant. The turkeys were obtained from Iowa and Minnesota growers within a radius- erf 150 miles of Swea City. The plant here is a sub-station, „_ ..._ r ., and Jeff Hanifan is local manag- American, and was held in er, but the 42 cars are the output regard by members of this, of the Swea City station alone, Nation. His loss will be and this year's total shipment is the biggest from Swea City ever reported. Iply felt 'by his many friends." Firgel's step-father is the Alia Ice Cream & Candy Facy's ice man and the family lives HIS No. Minnesota St. [Y HAS NEW SNOW PICK-UP bright* red International fck, new property of the city, Whittemore Girl College Graduate Whittemore, Dec. 19—Marilyn, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. H. E. MBS. CONRAD LENZ MOTHER ALGONIAN, DIES AT LU VERNE Luvcrnc, Dec. 20—Mrs. Conrad I.enx, 77, ailing several months, died Saturday, and the funeral took place Tuesday at the Lutheran church, Pastor Wittenburg officiating, with burial in the Luverne cemetery. She was the mother of eight children, four sons and four daughters, but the Woodward, has been graduated | snn Arnold died some years ago. from Oregon State college, Cor-! s urv i v ' ln g are the 'husband and valli.s, Ore., with the degree of throc sons . Edw Bachelor of Science. She was affiliated with Kappa Kappa Gamon the street last week for ma, and was chosen for Mortar Board, a woman s society, last f first time for snow removal 1 ^ was * nths ago, and had been used [gravel and dirt loading. Tie streets are first scraped I the snow thrown towards the b. Then a tractor with a truck Briven along the side of the let and the elevator picks up I snow and loads it in the r- Bgns have been posted, "Snow Joval, no parking," and motor- are asked to observe them, flnesday morning, so many had driven through snow ared for loading and hauling |fy that it was packed down scattered almost as though work had been done. (hen signs are placed on one t and at each end of the block [drivers are asked to park on [opposite side of the street till [snow has been cleared away, IUNDEDYOUTH BACK IN STATES a J. Helmers, W. college here, recently received a leram from 'his son Pfc. Peter IHehners reporting arrival at l Halloran General hospital, [ten Island, New York. "Pete" > wounded in an ankle Oct. 12 Italy. He had previously been Unded in a shoulder Sept. 17, [ had returned to service after days hospitalization. he youth was expecting to be nsferred to a hospital nearer soon. tie young man was inducted J>t- 17, 1943, and took training JCamp Fannin, Tex. He had ~ service in Africa and Italy, has received the expert rksman's medal, the Purple "rt, the good conduct medal ; other decorations. >pendectomy for * Lakota Teacher Dakota, Dec. £—Elsie Ward ne economics teacjjer, suffered acute attack of appendicitis pay morning and ^«s taken | a Blue Eath hospital by Dr r - -Pelz and Mrs. Guy Beem An appendectomy was per Miss JVajrd'$ mothe -^".-Vj.JWIfBt. 1 ' * T^SF?** "'. "-" Saturday, , , , three spring. She will get home Fndny, Mi|m . and Mrs . Paul will, Al- ILA and after six weeks will enter a „„„._ Thtn . e are 2B grandchildren and after six medical school at Portland for year of graduate work as laboratory technician. verne, Walter, Fairmont; also the daughters: Mrs. Laura Wendt, Bode; Mrs. Ida Mertz, Fairmont; Mrs. Elizabeth Hartwig, Austin, Former Fenton Boy Among Wounded Fenton, Dec. 20 — Fenton friends of Mrs. M. J. Mohr (Helen Geronsin), who, with 'her husband, is living at Boston, Mass., have received news that her •brother Rolin, in service, is a pa tient in a base hospital somewhere in the South Pacific with a broken heel and broken ribs. What happened to him is not gona. There are 28 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren IN MEMORIAM WM H. HARTLEY Died Jan. 4, 1942 Remembrance is a golden ch»i». dealh tries to break—but all in vain. I miss you more than words can say; your sweet smile, the touch of your hand—God knew known here. The parental Ger- insins, - formerly Fenton, now ive at Clinton. you were an angel so took you "' home to Heaven's land. You're not forgotten. Husband dear, Nor ever shall you be; As long as life and memory last I shall remember thee. MRS. ELLA HARTLEY IOWA TltlJHS., FRI., SAT., DEC. 21-22-23 JOHN MACK BROWN —in— OF OUTLAWS" CHESTER MORRIS —in— "GAMBLER'S CHOICE" 8KRIAL, "FLYING CADETS'* SUN M MON., TUKS., WilD., DEC. 24-25^27 tniertainmeirf §tff /? MWECT CHRISTMAS!, JiOURS SUN. ANBjaiRISTMAS, 1,.S»80, 6, 8:80 P, MARX BROS. Co-Hit PUNA LEWIS «GO WEST". Goverumeut Reel ROY ROGERS "Liglits of OW SantA F "TARGET JAPAN" THUJKS., DEC. 21 Mat. 2 P. M. FIJI., SAT., DEC. 22-2:} YOU'LL BE CRAZY ABOUT MAISIE! J MtKTOri STURCEC* • . HAIt TH£ EDDIE BRACKEN —' ELLA RAINES ' WIIUM DIMARIST *»VMOMD WALBURN ANN SOTHERN JOHNHODIAK TOM DRAKE Fun for the Family Saturday BOOBY HATCHET) NEWS OX RELEASE SUN., 3IOX., TUBS., DEC. 24-25-26 WED., THURS., DEC, 27-28 % A HEINZ Fresh Cucumber Slices 24-oz. Jar 27* No. Can Yt Superb i WHOLE PEELED * APRICOTS Large "-. 97 rf No. zy> Can C I B Everyday Price Algona Butter 45c Finer Blend TAG-CUT Drip or i Begular 1 Found Jar 30* ^ SUI'ETIB CATSUP 16c E. U. VEGETABLE RELISH ?£™. 20c VELVET Choc. Syrup » o nBf , StEAD'S PABLUM 39c Del Monte Seedless RA5S8MS J 130 15-oz. Package EMPEROR 'GRAPES I.nsdoos dasten at Street Grapes for the Fruit Bowl and Fruit Salad. COUNCIL , -•• OAK /j BLEND ' Fresh Ground ^ to Order f|-^Pound/ ;; APPLES for the HOLIDAYS Delicious, Wine- snps and Spitzeu- berr. M One Kind or I 11 «i Assorted, Ib I I 2 V TEXAS Seedless GRAPEFRUIT Lb. Waxed Rutabagas, Lb. ...4c CABBAGE, Lb ....5c YOUNG CARROTS, Bunch 9c YELLOW ONIONS, 5 Lbs. I9c Eafmor Cranberries, Lb. 35c Porto Rican SWEETS Serve candled Sweet Potatoes with the Christmas bird. Lb. 90 7 COUNCIL OAK GUARANTEED MEATS BONES PORK BRAINS POHK LIVER I There is qood nutrition in any cut of meat I^^V CHRISTMAS POULTRY iy early to assure plump, tender, unjr bird of deed ant. ECK T.B. ES ...6c 5 . . ' *r LB. R . . . 19c BEEF • SPECIALS OYSTERS _ SIRLOIN* ~ *~ STEAK, Ib. . .32c ARM AND SHOCIJJEK ROASTS, Ib. .24c BEEF KIBS TO BOIL, Ib. . 17c Bulk Fork • SAUSAGE Add to ground beef or veal for a delicious meat loaf. I.B. ^ 2-LB. BOX 73. •CHEESE . . »C? BEEF LIVER .. BRICK CHILI . . . LB.' .29c us. .29c GROUND BEEF Pound 250 GR V p i itiiyn llllnll c ai EAL ound w 190 PURITAN BOLOGNA Big and Ring Pound 310 PURITAN : FRANK- i FURTERS Pound 320 \ FISH SPECIALS Halibut STEAK, Ib. 380 Black COD FISH, Ib. 290 1'KKSH UEKP IB TONGUE 32c MCESSTER LB CHEESE 35c CUDAHY'S FRANKFURTERS Cello Casing Lb., 32c FANCY LINK SAUSAGE 390 BROOKFIELD, Pound Package ARMOUR'S STAR Per Pound 390 JoelMcCREA.BeltyfltlD NANCY ANN BREAD ?'. He URSI AID TO WARIIMl COOKi! MA SHOWN BREAD i I5c Dromedary Glugerbread MIX, Pk| 20e DERBY SAUCES T • Brighten eiery mc«l with delicious fl»»or. 1 Uie D«bir Sauces «the able *ad to coolung •war-stretched dubei. ( EXTRA FANCY HEAD RICE, Pound ....lie FIUST 7BIZE' YELLOW Corn Meal L.. .... tU SLTEBB OATS, 3-lb, Pkg, 24c U1HOM IMKII(TUUC IMMI]MOT MWCI 9c % 14c ^ 9e PUDIOCA H PUDDING DESSERT, Use in place of Tapl- •ca. Dirccdons on bag 1 ., 16-OZ. BAG . 16e HEAVY WAXED WAX-TEX 185-Foot Eoll ... \rwrn IFR1ENO AT MEALTIME "DECEMBER 22 AKDl WHITE LOAF, 50-Pound Guaranteed FIRST PRIZE 50-Pound

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