Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on April 24, 1945 · Page 5
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 24, 1945
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PA.GE StX . KOSStJTH COUNT* AfcVANCE, ALGONA, IOWA TUEgpAY.Jgmr . Free Movies and Lunch RMERS You are cordially invited to be our guests ai: FREE MOVIES and a FREE LUNCH ON Thursday Night, April 26 St. Cecelia's Academy Algona 8 P. M. Their latest developments in Farm Machinery will be presented in TECHNICOLOR AND SOUND by MASSEY-HARRIS ALLJS-CHALMERS OLIVER NEW IDEA Your Farm Machinery Dealer ^%^\ A S^& i P*%^ fbf\^^£+ BRADLEY BROS. Algona, Iowa Phone 714 NCW BIAUTY WITH PA TTCRSON. SARGCNT PAIHIt ALGONA HARDWAR€ HOG ATTENTION We have the Hog Waterer you men have been looking for, comes with high or low pressure valve. Cool water in summer. Warm water in the winter. No lamps to fill, no wicks to trim. It is equipped with strip type Electric Heating unit, thermostat controlled. Next time in town come in and look it over at the following deal- erst Algona Hardware Company Algona, Iowa Lone Rock Co-op. Exchg. Lone Rock, Iowa Wm. Halverson, Plumbing and Heating Elmore, Minnesota Irvington Co-op. Co. Irvinqion, Iowa Livermore Co-op. Elevator Co. Livermore, Iowa O. E. Hott Lu Verne Implement Company Lu Verne, Iowa Weslev and St. Benedict. Algona Tele. 389W Stober Hardware Co. Fenion, Iowa Dietermg Garage and Imp. Co. Bancroft, Iowa John Deere Imp. Co, Armstrong, Iowa Peterson Hardware Co. Ringsied, Iowa John Deere Imp. Co. TUonka, Iowa Chn'stcnson Garage & Imp. Co. Hurt, Iowa Hobarton Co-op. Elev. Co. Hobartop, Iowa Carpenter & Son Hdw. & Imp. Co. Ledvard, Iowa J. E. Ukena Hdw. & Imp. Co, Lakota, Iowa Ted Hinders Milling Co. Woden, Iowa RALPH TICE, Distributor Mfg. by the H. Chandler Mfg. Co, 6700 Center St., Des Moines 12, Iowa P. O. Box No. 495, Algona, Iowa LU VERNE BOY, ARMY TRUCKER, NOW IN CHIN A Lu Verne, Apr. 23—In a recent letter Cpl. James P. Doak said he had been transferred from India to China. He is in a quartermns-, ter truck company, and is now hauling supplies to the Chinese army. James said it tok five or six days for each of his trips. He is a long way from battle, and the only real danger is from air Pt- tacks, which are few. The young man left for overseas in April 1943, and arrived in Iran in June. There he was in a Persian Gulf command, hauling supplies to Russia. In January he was sent to India for several weeks, then on to China. The corporal has two brothers in the service: Lt. Richard Doak, in the Philippines; William Doak, in an officer training school in California. FOR KITCHENS Legion Auxiliary Meets— The Legion Auxiliary met last week Monday evening at the Legion hall, 12 members present. The program theme was child welfare and was in charge of i Mrs. Harold Phillips, Mrs. Nels! Jensen, and Mrs. Otto Ramus.' Mrs. Irvin Chapman, president, had charge of a business meeting. Winners in the essay contest sponsored by the group were named, and first place went to Delores Lund for an essay .on Thomas Jefferson and what he did . for democracy. Merlyn Swanson. Doris Fett, and Geraldine Henderson also won prizes. The next meeting will be held May 18, with Poppies and Memorial as the theme. Letter From German Prisoner— Mr. and Mrs. Edw. Hof re- son S.-Sgt. William Hof, who is in the German prison Stalag 3. He told his parents not to worry, for he was feeling fine. He added that he had never expected to spend his 21st birthday in" a prison camp. William was gunner on a bomber, and he was taken prisoner in December. Livewires Club Has Meeting— Eggleston's, and on a program Mary Lou Klemm gave a report on gardening. Etta Jean Fett gave a talk on When a Girl Acts as Nurse, and Phyllis Nail spoke on washing walls and woodwork. Mrs. Eggleston also took a picture of the group. Cemetery Association Meets— The Cemetery association met Thursday- «t~the- oky»fi»ll,"*w*th -a large attendance. Mrs. Irvin Barton, president, presided at a business meeting. Lunch was served. The next meeting will be held May 10 at the city hall, with Mrs. William Klawitter. Mrs. Fred Wolf, and Mrs. Fred Hintz Jr. as hostesses. Graduated at Airfield— Word has been received that Pvt. Harold Trauger was recently graduated with his class at Chanute Field, 111. He is now an airplane machinist and an electrical specialist. Harold is toeing transferred from his camp, but is expected home for a few days. Commercial Club Dinner—« The Presbyterian Women's association met Wednesday at the church, and Mrs. Guy Trauger, vice president, had charge of a business meeting at which plans for a commercial club dinner were laid. Seaman in Navy Home— James Trauger, of the navy, arrived recently for a 10-day leave with his wife and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Trauger. He is stationed at Great Lakes, 111. U. S. W. Will Install— The United Service Women will meet this week Wednesday evening in the Red Cross rooms, and there will be installation of officers. Other In Verne News. Mrs. Martin Sweet and her daughter Marylyle left last week Monday for Columbus, Ohio, to visit relatives and friends. Mrs. Sweet has been living with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Bigings, for the last several months. Anna Murray spent the weekend at Renwick with Mr. and Mrs. Leon Miller. Mr. Miller, who published the Renwick Times, recently discontinued, now operates a job-printing shop there. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Thompson, Waltham, Minn., lately spent a few days with Mr. and Mrs. Grover Rentz. The women are sisters. Mrs. William Goetsch was brought home Wednesday from a hospital at Algona where she had recently had a minor operation. Florence Godfrey, Thompson, spent weekend before last with her mother Mrs, Olla Godfrey and sister Rutaye. Mrs. Harvey Will spent weekend before last at Webster City with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Voss. * • Wesley Boy Wins Army Promotion Wesley, Apr. 16—William J., son of Mrs. Helen Johnson, has been promoted to corporal at Bluthenthal Field, Wilmington, N. C., where he is located. Mrs. Johnson has two other sons in service: Pvt. Edward L. Johnson, Kelley Field, Tex., at present home on furlough, and Joseph H. Johnson, S 2-c., Newport, R. I. PROFESSOR FROM GRINNELL COMING FOR ADDRESS HERE Grinnell college is observing national college days on three Sundays this month. The first flay was Sunday, April 16, and "the other two days were Sunday, Apr. 22, and the following Sunday. On these three Sundays 145 Congregational churches have heard or are hearing speakers from the college on the topic Grinnell College and Congregationalism in Iowa. Announcement from the college was that Dr. Stuart Gerry Brown, professor of English and philosophy at the college, would be speaker at the Algona Congregational church. STAR AWARDED IN MEMORY OF WAR CASUALTY Wm. F. Batt. Burt, formerly of Algona, was presented with the Silver Star Medal posthumously awarded to his son, Private First Class Richard W. Batt, at a special gathering at the Officers club, Prisoner of War Camp, Algona, at 5:45 p. m., Sunday, Apr. 15. Lt. Colonel Arthur T. Lobdcll, commanding otficer at the camp, representing the president of the United States, rriade the presentation. The following citation accompanied the awardr SILVER STAR "For gallantry in action on 25 September 1944 in ***. "Company E was attacking hostile positions on a strategic hill when a large enemy force flanked the unit and cut it off from the remainder of the battalion. The 1st platoon was ordered to clear the hostile elements from the area, and the squad in which Private First Class Batt was automatic rifleman led the assault. "Although outnumbered by the hostile force, the squad seized a key terrain feature which protected the company's rear. Private First Class Batt put his weapon Into action and faced the full force of the enemy attack. His accurate fire inflicted heavy casualties on the hostile soldiers as they charged his position. "He courageously maintained his position alone and held the terrain feature until the remain.$££ oLft.^Blafotonw.amv.ed. „j)ur=, ing the intense fire fight which ensued, Private First Class Batt w.as killed by an enemy sniper." MISS HABEGER OF WEST BEND DIES APRIL West Bend, Apr. 11 — At her brother Ernest's, Miriam Magde- Jina Habeger, died Sunday, April 4, of cancer with which she had been afflicted eight years. Funeral services were held at the Peace Lutheran church near there. Her parents were Mr. and gation sang .two songs, Rock: of Ages and Nearer, My God, 'To Thee. In memory of the deceased, relatives and friends contributed $38 for missions, army and navy relief and the Lutheran radio hour. Miss Habeger was born near West Bend, and spent all her life here. Her parents were Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Habeger. Her father died in 1927; her mother, nee Wilhelmi Strieker, in 1935. A sister, Anna Gingerich, and two brothers Henry and Herman, are dead. Four sisters and four brothers survive, also 20 nieces and nephews. The brothers and sisters are Bertha Wehrspann, Dorothy Engebritson, Lillian EJling- son, and Esther Harms, Abraham, Edward, Fred, and Ernest. Miss Habeger had been bedfast only four weeks. BOYS AND GIRLS! LEARN TO FLY WIN A PIPER CUB! Be the First to Join the CUB PILOT CORPS and Get Pre- Flight Kit Now! LISTEN TO JACK ARMSTRONG 5:30 P.M. MONDAY THRU FRIDAY 50.000 Watte ALICE SARTOR IN VISIT WITH HOME FOLKS AT TITONKA Alice Sartor, Chicago, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Pierre Sartor, of Titonka, spent from April 8th Sunday till Apr. 13 with .her parents, a brother, Dr. G. J. Sartor, Mason City, his family, and a sister, Mrs. J. E. Bleich, Britt, and her family. Employed at Chicago, Miss Sartor lives with another sister, Mrs. Joseph Coyle, R. N., whose husband is a fracture specialist in service and is stationed in a hospital at Leghorn, Italy. Dr. and Mrs. Coyle have three children, and Kathleen, eldest, is a patient at a Chicago children's hospital, having been hospitalized, except two months, since a year ago last December because of a rheumatic heart condition. She has responded well to treatment, and is making recovery. LU VERNE WED FOR 50 YEAR Special services honoring Mr. and Mrs. Win. Vchslage. Lu Verne, were held there in the Lutheran church Sunday, April 15, with special music and a ser- mpnetle, the occasion being their approaching golden wedding anniversary, .which was last week Wednesday. The family, after the services, drove to Algona, where open house was held for the parents at the home of the daughter Mrs. H. D. Meyer from 2 till 4 p. in. Some 50 friends called to extend congratulations. Refreshments were served. Mrs. R. K. Richardson, Wesley, and Mrs. Opal Breen, of Spirit Lake, presided "at the tea A family dinner was served at the Meyer home at 6:30 p. m., the table decorations being white tapers in gold candlesticks on either side of a three-tiered gold and white wedding cake. Present tit the dinner were the Vehslage children and their families: Laurence, of Milton; Walter, Keosauqun, Mrs. Alvina Richeson, Waterloo; Mrs. Lulu Lorlon, Lincoln, Ncta. LIKES JOB AT Pearl Harbor, (Undated) — "I don't think I could find better duty unless, of course, I W3S back .in the States." Thus does Aveiy Apple, 29, motor machinist's mate second class USNR, speak of his idea of his work at the ship repair unit here. Apple, whose home is at Dallas, Tex., specialized in the operation of a milling machine used to cut'gears that play a vital part in the' operation of naval vessels bringing the war closer arid closer to the heart of Japan. The young man's wife, Mrs. Marjorie Grace Apple, resides at 302 W. Call Street, Algona, la. Apple entered the Navy December 9, 1942, and received his recruit training at the San Diego naval training station. He had been employed by the Southern Aircraft Co. at Garland, Tex., before he joined the navy. . •- . +• Former Wesleyans Have Another Son Wesley, Apr. 16—Friends here received cards announcing the arrival of a 9-lb. son, Philip Otis, born April 5 to Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Munson, West Bend. The Munsons have one other son, Jerry, 5. The parents lived,here a few years ago, when Mr. Munson was employed at the Exchange State bank. EASTERN STARS HAVE A SCHOOL AT LIYERMORE Livermofe, Mar. 19—The Eastern Stars recently had a school of instruction here. Mrs. Maurine Tellier was hostess to the district instructor, the officers of the O. E. S., and two guests, Mrs. Bertha Baessler and Mrs. Amelia Hoffman, at noon at Charles Howard's. The school was held afternoon and evening, and in the evening Mr. and Mrs. Charles Chambers were initiated. A gift was presented from the chapter to Lucille Johnson, the instructor, by Mrs. Florence | Beardsley. Guests were present, from Algona, Renwick, and Bode. Shirley Beardsley Married- Doctor Beardsley has received j news that his son Shirley was t married Thursday, March 8, at; Menominee, Mich. He is a turret gunner on a B-24, and had served in an air corps in England. Now he is to report at Miami, Fla., for reassignment. Shirley attended the high school here. Doctor and Mrs. Beardsley left a week ago Satrday night for Indiana for a visit w'ith a brother of the doctor and with his parents. Orville Stoddard Weds— Mrs. Orville Stoddard has received news that her son, Sgt. Clayton Stoddard, was married March 3 to Marjorie Blankford, Aurora, 111., at San Antonio, Tex. The bride is employed in Texas, but Clayton is now in Georgia, attending an army school for 15 days. Sailor Visits Family— George Ramus, stationed at Farragut, Ida., is spending a furlough with his wife and daughter here. They all left last week Sunday for a visit at Emmetsburg, where they formerly lived. Priest Gives a Talk— The Catholic Guild met at the town hall last week Tuesday, and a talk w:3s given by Father Duhigg on bishops. Girl for Harold Rddings— A girl was born last week Sunday to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Reding at Mercy hospital, Fort Dodge. Other Livermore News. Supper guests last week Sunday evening at Ted Wagner's were Jos. Loesch, Watkins, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Bob Hard- copf.Luverne, Alvin Lenertz family, and Mr. and Mrs. George Lenertz. LeRoy Gronbach, stationed in Rhode Island, arrived last week Monday on furlough .with his wife, daughters, and parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Gronbach. Mr. and Mrs. Barl : Armstrong, who had been visiting the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Armstrong, has returned to Camp EndicotVR. I. Mrs. Velroa Fuhnjiann and her infant daughter ar* here ;from Harlan for a month with the former's mother-in-law, Mre. Lena Fuhrmann. Sterling Logue, employed at d i Minneapolis, spent a f PW d last week with his parents u and Mrs. Charles Loguo ' Treva Sprong, cmpi oyed , Waterloo, lately .s,j L . nt , .' days visiting her parents Mr Mrs, Frank Sprong. ' Mr ' iir WAR BONDS are your chance lo be f i- . nancially well after the -war. . Cowan Bldg Supply Co, Phone 275 ALGONA, IOWA MEN Get a Job at DEERE'S -NOW- The pay is good to begin with and afterward. YOU EARN WHILE YOU LEARN Here are a few jobs— Inspectors Hand truckers Assemblers Car loaders Sandslingers . Truck Operators Shakeout men Core service men Heat Treat Operators Grinders and Chippers Machine operators such as lathes, drills, grinders, milling machine, etc. REMEMBER You can earn a vacation with pay. You may earn a pension Talk to the Company Interviewer at U. S. Employment Office in Algona, Iowa APRIL 23 THROUGH APRIL 27 No one will be hired without a referral card John Deere Tractor Waterloo, Iowa A Permanent Peacetime Industry INSULATIO is now a MUST 20 per cent Less Cool In 1945! Iowa Homes to Get Only 80% of Coal Used in 1944 E A fi I C C€RTIFI€D • ** v •• c INSULATION Will Save You 40% of Your Fuel You Can't Afford Not to Insulate Call 275 Fpr FREE Survey of your home and estimate of cost. No Obligation Insulate Now! No Down Payment Three Years to Pay Pay for it as you would buy your fuel. 1st Payment Nov. 1st. Men and Materials Are Available Don't Wait Until Next Fall and Be ^appointed COWAN BUILDING SUPPLY COMPANY Algona

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