Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 1, 1945 · Page 8
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 1, 1945
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PAGE EIGHT BEN SORENSON, BURT, FOUND DEAD IN CAR Death is Discovered at Worthington in Minnesota. KOSSUTH COUNtt ADVANCE, ALGONA, IOWA Burl, Apr. 3—Funeral services were held at the Burt Presbyterian church Wednesday afternoon for Bon Jay Sorcnson, who died at Worthington, Minn., Thursday nigh.t April 19. The Rev. Mr. Brown, pastor of the Church of Christ at Worthington, conducted the service, and singers from Worthington furnished the music. Burial was in the Burt cemetery. Mr. Sorenson had left Burt for Worthington on the previous Monday, planning to get a man to help him do a job of tiling. On Saturday Mrs. Sorenson received a phone call telling of his death. Mr. Sorenson's body was found in his car at about 3 o'clock Friday night. Examination showed that death had probably occurred sometime Thursday night. It was thought to have been caused by coronary thrombosis. Fifty-Three at Death. Mrs. Sorcnson, her daughter, Mrs. Sorenson's brother Walter, and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Howard Algona Girl is Married— Gladys Marie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Baylor, was married to Jack Kohmescher, Wayne, Mich., son of :Mr. and Mrs. Mathias Kohmescher, in a double ring ceremony at St. Mary's rectory there Saturday, April 14 at Kittrell. Officers were elected: President, Mrs. Mildred Luh-, mann, Dayton; vice, Mrs. Mary • Strongren, Webster City; secretary, Mrs. Fred Poterson, Swea City; treasurer, a Mrs. Pavey, Fort Dodge; Mission vice president, Mrs. Charles Reaper, Al- 9 a", m., with the Rev. F'^Brenan; gona ' 'bride floor- reading the service. i Following the marriage, the bridal party went to Dearborn Inn for -a wedding 'breakfast, then to the home of the bridegroom's parents, where a (reception at- '. tended 'by 75 guests was held for them. The wore a length 'gown of white lace with fingertip veil, and carried an arm bouquet of white carnations and sweet peas. Her sister, Gertrude Kremlick, was bridesmaid, and-' her . dress was of; floor-length .pastel blue \ marquisette, with, pink carnations . for. flowers."- Lt.. Dwight Gulp, .of : Wayne, was'.best. man. • . ! The.-new Mrs,:Kohmescher was H. S. Teachers Have Picnic— A spring picnic for faculty members of the local schools was ' held at the Ambrose A. Call sifi.te park Wednesday, with supper at 6:30. The entertaining group included Mrs. Gene Hertz, Antoinette Bonnstetter, Katherine Van Ness, Margaret Kim-berley, Myrl Griggs, Mrs. Everheart, Grace Miller, Mrs. Maxine Yeakol, Mrs. ! Elnor Detlefson, Bert'ha Godfrey, Faith Schlensig, J.ane Thornton, Mildred Bailey, Phyllis Ballard, Bob McCullough, and Irene Iver- Vacation School Planned— At a Presbyterian Sunday school board meeting Friday evening at the manse it was decided to hold a vacation bible school to open a week following the close of the public schools. The school will have a prescribed course, and will be open to beginners, pre-school, intermediate, and junior pupils. Eight teachers have volunteered. ! Guild is Reorganized— A reorganization meeting of the Prcsbyteria nWestminster Guild was held last night at the church, dinner served .at 6:30. New officers are: President, Fidelia Skow; vice, Glendora Burbank; secretary, Helen Leigh; treasurer, Grace Miller. Other Society News. Lucia Wallace entertained the >7eighborhood Birthday group Saturday night at a potluck dinner. No birthday was celebrated. .Miss Wallace is leaving shortly for the summer with rela-, tives and friends in Illinois, Wis-' consin, and Washington, D. C. j Mrs. Francis Plait entertained I her sewing club at her parental I «0. ILLG, 73, ST. JOE, DIES RITES APR. 26 George Illg, 73, retired farmer in the St. Joe vicinity 4 Ms m les northwest of Bode, died tat his j home at 9 p. m. last week Monday of general arterio-schlerosis complicated with arthritis. |He health since last August. Funeral services were ,. Thursday at 10 a. m. at St. Joseph's Caitholic .church, St. Joe, solemn requiem high mass, Guire. During the active years of his life Mr. lUg farmed, but in 1928 he retired to Algona, where he bought a home. Ih 1941, however, he sold the .house and moved back to the farm to spend his remaining days in a small .home built in the same yard where the son Arthur resides. Mr. Illg was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic church, a former member of the Algona Knights of Columbus Council. Relatives from a distance who attended the funeral were: Jake Illg, Mr. and Mrs. Matt Ehl- ririger, all of Currie, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Illg, Nqrthficld, i.; Daymond Illg, Minneapo- GAVE LIFE T11(» ing, - fivp , R f v • N Klein V/es ' " son. (Mrs. Howard is'a sister) went- graduated from-'.the'.Algona high " T --•• • • " • • •• 'school in 1940, and had'been cm- ployed at' a'- Stitison Vultee aircraft, plant at Wayne. ; Her -husband' is' w graduate of the Wayne ' high school,-and is in the employ ' of Bendjx. Aviation Corp. there. | The couple made a short wed-1 ding trip ,to Evansville, Ind., .and Algona, but are now at home at Ann Arbor, Mich. to Worthington Saturday afternoon, and brought the body home Monday morning. Mr. Sorenson was born near Fenton August If), 1892, and was 52 last August. He grew up near Fenton, and on Aug. 9, 1911, was married to Lyda Reber. They farmed near Fenton for a time, then moved to Willmar, Minn., where Mr. Sorenson worked on a railroad. Some 15 years ago the Sorensons moved to Worthing- Dance at P. W. Camp— j Enlisted men at the PW camp entertained at a dance attended by 150 persons at the post theater Friday night Girls from town at the party were provided transportation by the USO, and brought home afterward. Lunch was served at the mess hall. Chaperbnes were Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Hutchison, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lorenz, Mrs. Jos. Lynch, Mrs. Elizabeth Alt, USO program chairman, and Mrs. Wendell French, hostess chairman: Group to Baptist Gathering— „„...,.,„.., ...^,^ u ,„ ,,^^... 6 - An annual meeting of the ton, Minn., where they lived till North-Iowa .Baptist. Women's Mis- last summer, when they moved siori society'.-was 1 held at: Webster to Burt. City/. Thursday,,, and attending Mr. Sorenson is survived by his from 'Algeria were Mesdames L. wife; three sons, Sgt. Clayton ' w - 'Keith, ':J. B'. Wheelock, Henry Sorenson, Clinton, Minn., Cpi i Furst, Wm." ••: Combs, . Arthur Moulds,.'•Anna .Bowman, R. G. Le Roy Sorenson, stationed at a csmp in Georgia, Pfc. Leslie Sorenson, in the Philippines; two daughters, Mrs. Ruth Coffee, at home, and Virginia, employed at Minneapolis. Four brothers arc living: Martin, Portland, Ore.; Charles, Salem, Ore.; George, Fort Custer, Mich.; Walter of Burt; also two sisters, Mrs. Fred Howard, Burt. Mrs. J. F. Sundermeyer, Mallard. The sons Clayton and Le Roy were hero tor the funeral, also the J. F. Sundermeiers and other relatives. , •Cook; -.Newton Hieter, Eve Prcs- nell, and the Rev. and Mrs. R. F. Bapiist Mission Meeting— The Baptist Women's Mission i society will meet at the church i Thursday at 2:30. Mrs, John • Sehimmel will have charge of devotions, Mrs. Fred Stevens will give a missions lesson, and Mar/ Jane Neville will give the reading 'Mother.' Hostesses will be Mrs. Gordon Ogg, chairman, and Mesdames Lester Engstrom, Perry Torino, Wm. Presnell, Beulah McMahon, Dore Freeh, J. A. Freeh, Paul Hawkins, Clifford . Riebhoff, and Paul Black. Dorothy Mrs. Herman Schumacher, Clarice Campncy, Betty Devine, Eileen Thul. Mrs. Harriet Heiter will be 'hosetss to the W. C. T. U. at 2:30 Wednesday at her mother, Mrs. Cora Raney's. The program will be in charge of Mrs.' Loo Best, and Mrs. M. J. Young will lead devotions. 4 __ Pair Algona Girls Take Training for Jobs at Air Bases Maxine Brethorst and Bernice Thill hsve enrolled in the American Institute of Business, Des Moincs, for a training course of t'-n we^ks. *-fti»r which they will be sent to Wright Field, Dayton, O., where they will be civilian employes at an army air base. Students taking the course are paid during the training 'period at A. I. B., one of a few business schools in the country chosen by the-government to give this .training. Students graduated are assured of further training ai}d employment, and may choose between Wright Field and a west i coast airport. Shultes, Bancroft; George Weissling, Pocahpntas; H...O.'Herm'sen, Gil-more- City; A. Aihlers, Laurens; C. Farrelley,; Emmetsbubg; Robert Quinn, U. S.-Navy, Florida, who studied With Father Illg; and the Very-Rev. WillilmY Mason, Emmetsburg. | j Mr. Illg Was'' born April 21,1 1872, near Milton, 111.,' and hVe'd with his -parents, Joseph dnd Mary Tllg. on their'farm till 18,87, when he came to Kossuth. .j •. .On Sept. 28. 1897, marriage;'at; St. Joe to Rose Becker took place. They farmed and became parents of six'children, two I of whom died in early childhood. Four children, with their mother, s.urvive: Mrs. • Henry" . Zeiirlet, Swea City; Mrs. Frank Droessler,' Bancroft; Father Francis Illg: rind Arthur. Illg, Bode postoffice. Slir- viving also is' 'a brother Fred, Bode postoffice. Burial-was in the Catholic cemetery at St. Joe, and -pallbearers were Alfred and Bernard Thilies,. Wilfred -ind William Becker, Qr- ville Wagner, and William Mc- and' Gephart Illg, all of Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Weinschenk, Bellevue; Mr. and Mrs. Wenslow Stark and Annette Woods, Webster City. Many persons from the parisli at Mallard and friends from Algona and Wesley also attended. :—-4 Astonishing Fact: a New Typewriter! j Here's a Believe-It-or Not: The 1 Advance has received a brand J new typewriter! It was ordered j and. allowed last October, was i shipped, in January, and for three months was. held in a freight tie- I up/. Reason for allowance: All j office typewriters badly worn and. new one needed for commercial mimeographing. Another Advance order, this one for a new proof press to replace a press broken down, has been held up since January, with no release yet in' sight. WESTMINSTER FELLOWSHIP SPRING RA A spring rally O f the WMI* ater Fellowship for the nor ft i of thfe Fort Dodge Presbyto held at the Presbyterian here Sunday, and attending, delegations from Livcrmr Verne, Lone Rock, Irvin ver, EathervUlo, Lakota Armstron S' ^d S T HIS PICTURE, courtesy Mason City Glob*-Ga«ette, is of Pfc. Cecil McVay, who was killed in battle in Germany Apr. 7, as reported in last week's Advance. The news wa« received here by his wife last week Sunday, and Friday she, received. a letter from J. A.' Uulio. adjutant general at Washington; D.C., confirming his death art'dsaying that another letter Would follow soon giving' all available .other,, information. Private McVay'w»« the son of Mr. and Mrs. John McVay here. '" ~ ".'':• '';',-.'.' •'-.. '•- :••: '.'"-.'/.' Violates Parole; Goes to Cherokee -'Art. 1 Ristau here, who was before the county insanity commission some months ago,, charged with habitual drunkenness, and was paroled to Sheriff Cogley, was delivered to the state hospital at .Cherokee Friday by the sheriff. He violated the parole, and.it was revoked. • Registration was in eh' Algona Senior and Jn, groups. Bob Butts, vice mn tor for the group, extended i ings and made announced Opening worship was in of Lone Rock, and'was f 0im by an .address by Dr. C Ml lace, Ames, director O f Chri education for the synod O f J wihose subject was Christian ( reach m the Light of World I and World Order. Discussion was led bv tho i C. C. Richardson, after there was a recreation pot charge of the Armstrong Dinner was served at 5:30 a evening program started ail Evening worship was led byl Lu Verne group, and Doctor? lace gave an inspirational dress. I Officers were installed; Ma ator Bob Butts, Algona' Ghauncey* Oleson, Esther, stated clerk, Alpha Underi Livermore; treasurer Eileen! der.son, Plover. The Rev. C. E. WhitehJ Lone.Rock, is new adult adi . . for youth work in the north! Wihittcmore,,;;A'pr.^ 30^-After .45 Presbytery. The senior yl years' here': Mrs:" Elizabeth,; .Hig- ^ people's summer conference gins will move'- to', -Sibutx .City, be held ai Camp Foster where, she 'has. bought ..a.'.home. ~ ' " - — ' She has'sold .-her-, house here-;t6a Mr. Ward, of the .Tr-i-County, Dryer Corp. Her only .remaining August 4. child since the death ify action'in Germany Feb. 1 11 of 'her.sbn.Capt. Wm. .B. . Higgins -AS ;Mrs.-. Donald Sylvester, who -lives 'at^ Sioux Whittembre, Loses /'''-.;-. 45-Year'Resident Okoboji, July 16-22. The Ju: Hi group will meet in a ne«( cation on West Okoboji JulJ . . SEABEE IN HOSPITAL 3. J. Godden received Friday that his son Wayne] City". The cap'tain's\wife.jvthe for- been injured in combat. mer. Dorothy-McEnroe,' and-little youth, -who-is in the Seabees| Billy . Pat'live -at: Algonai',with Mrs; Higgins Jr.'s aunts ..Helen and .Julia-.McEnroe. ,.; ; -,-'• been in the Pacific area years; The injury was to thi and he is at present in a ho: BOYS, HERE IS A GIRL YOU HAD BETTER TIE TO The Sunday Register ran a group of eight first page pictures of Iowa high school pupils, with their career preferences, and in the group was Shirley Olsen, 17, of Algona, who said her preference was homo-making. The Register went on to say: "She wented to learn everything that could be crammed into a hour's conference about making home a better place lo live. First, though, she aspires to be a nurse csdet. She hasn't decided whether she will go to college. Shirley also went to forums on teaching and air stewardship, and was principally interested in discussions of the difereni requirements to be met." The pictures and the interviews were obtained at the Eagle Grove "Career Day" elsewhere reported, and Miss Olsen proved her preference by being one of only a few girls at the event who registered for the home-making discussions. Miss Olsen is the daughter of Ray Olsen, road construction em- ploye, and she formerly lived with ? grandmother at Irvington. The grandmother died, and Miss Oiscn now lives here with Delpha Scngbusch. LONE ROCKER IN HAWAIIAN ISLES GETS PROMOTION U. S. Naval Air Station, Barber's Point, Oahu, T. H. (Undated) — The navy announces that Robert Allen Hanna, now at this station, has been advanced from the rating of seaman first class to that of aviation ordnanceman third class. This advancement was in recognition of outstanding faithfulness '.ind skill in the performance of duty and of completion of the course of study prescribed for the new rating. Hanna is the husband of Phyllis Joan Hanna, Rfd 1, Lone Rock, la., and the son of the late A. A. Hanna and of the latter's surviving widow, and grandson of Mrs. Tillie H^nna, Lone Rock, widow of the late Geo. C. Hanna. SPORTSWEAR MADE IN U. S. A. Church Roll Shows 170 Men, 7 Nurses The Catholic service roll has been brought up to date and now shows the names of 170 men, fi^e of whom are designated by gold stars: Harold Breen, John J. Ste- britz, Omer Kelley, Rodney C. Gilbride, and Leo Aman. There are also seven nurses on the roll. MCGREGOR SHIRT and SLACKS McGregor Summit-NeedJe tailoring, to mako the finest shirts and slacks you can buy. SCOTTISH DRIZZLER JACKET -. New brillianl colors, in Ameritex Cloth, a specially processed rayon Twill that's windproof and treated with laboratory tested Norane durable water repellent. Hat' to match You'll never find a single color discord when you rely on master colorist McGregor to blend sportswear colors for Spring. Rainbow pre-b/endmg is the scheme, making color chords of rich, bold, and light hues—all in a choice of quality fabrics, all with the excellence of McGregor tailoring. MCGREGOR LEISURE COAT .,. Colorful two-tone combinations of fine woolens —in a variety of solid colors with contrasting shades, or plaids, or checks. BANK STREETER SHIRT SUIT +_.. . Colorful pre-blended shirts and slacks, the right shades and weight for Spring, Summer or Fall wear. 100% pure wool flannel slacks combine with Raylaine (40% wool) shirt. UIUB Clothiers Leuthold - Williams Company In Mils critical year .selection of both cou We suggest thut you outfit her with a sheer dress. Or a and navy or black, Still th< pretty Hue if 1945, we have a very fine ts and dresses for MOTHER, bring HER to this store and new Spring (or Summer all wool coat in both color ON MOTHER'S DAY—or any other day in the year, this store is headquarters for gifts and wearing apparel for MOTHER/ Here, at all times, is a store-full of attractive QUALITY Ml-IM'HAMUSJ:, gathered together from »11 part of the United States, : How about a new hat! We have lovely MOTHER'S hats in the more conservative styles that she Mill like and appreciate.'There are just hundreds of other gift suggestions which will come to mind when you visit this well stocked store. No scarcity here— Best Stocked Store in Northern Iowa (That's what folks tell us)

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