Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 15, 1945 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 15, 1945
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PACE TWO FENTON CIRCLES HOLD MEETINGS AND PROGRAMS Fenton, May 14—Circle No. 1 of the Methodist church met Wednesday at Mrs. Clarence Ar-1 man farm bogast's with Mrs. Goo. .lorgen-' asked us KOSStiTH COtttfTf ADVANCE, ALGONA, IOWA FARMS C. H, KLAMP Field RopresentaJlT* Marvin Uhr, south of Grant at the Kent garage for. some time, Center scl ool, on the Henry Gett- and did the car greasing job. He was ;>t the house. He j is handy at that kind of work. to come in, saying it * * * so:i =s assistant hostess. Mrs! j. j was too ccld to be out. He point-i At the Irvington Co-Operative T. Waite reviewed a chapter on | ed at a lot of clothes and said company (now the elevator Indians Are People Too. Devo-' he had warn those extra clothes name) J. W. Mawdsley is. mahag- tions were led by Mrs. Clarence Arbogast, and 12 members were present. Guests included . Mes- and at that he was chilled, for he er. Mrs. S. Kramer was there had been working in the field. Wednesday. The Kramers live ,.._ .„_ The clothes consisted of a num- -south of Irvington. She said they dames Adolph Hanson, Came ! ber of jackets, extra overalls, mil-; were about finished with. corn. Voigt, and Mrs. Mary Hansen. i tens, and Circle No. 5 of the Methodist! warmer weather. Mrs. Uhr said acres to plant. church met at Mrs. Clarence Os-! she had planned on driving the taorn's with Mrs. Freelove Weis- j tractor th U day but it wss too Mrs. brod as assistant hostess. Mrs. c °ld. Ray Stoeber had charge of devotions: Mrs. Frank McFall gave the Wallace lesson, vocal solo by Mrs. Al i the M. C. Hewitt; and Mrs. Madden read a for M. C. 13 SENIORS AT GET DIPLOMAS Ledyard; May 14i—Commence- ment exercises were held Thurs-i day evening in the H. S. auditorium and 13 seniors lomas. Virgil Gelhaus, John Dontje, Dorothy Kliriksiek, Murrien Poppe, Lois Black, •' Cather.- Marie McDon- cap. He hoped for planting, and only had about five % * , ''£ Wm. Boldridge, of Irvington, was busy fixing up chicken fede Wednesday. He said Mrs. Bold- and Milton Jofg'enson. The program Was: Processional, Miss Hosack; inv'ocatibn, Rev. [ Nuss; salutatory, Catherine Sul-' livan; One Fleeting' Hour, girls' Schaffer, who lives on ridge likes to fish as he lives near' Crosch farm and works the river. He remarked he had northwest of Ledyard, not been fishing this spring, and ng in the field when as a rule he has some good fish' At the house the stories to tell. letter written by Lavonne Mad- was work den, who is doing Red Cross work we callec in Italy; roll call, short poem to honor mother. Guests were Mrs., -.,... . - ... „ William Sanders, and Mrs. J. ' us they Were weened and they Irymston-we did not see Barney, Wallace Smith i Just had plenty fun with the lit- Miss M. A. Mulligan is always on Circle No. 4 of Methodist ; tie dogs.. 'M. C. Krosch was busy the job and is always busy. S. L. church met Thursday afternoon i planting corn, with Mrs. John Light. Mrs. Elwin ! * * * - - - - - - - Kenneth Busch, on the Schlei was assistant hostess. Devotions by Mrs. Ed Schlei and chapter on Indians Are People Too was reviewed by Mrs. Hanna Mrs. Alfred Meyer. Schaffer children showed us six nice Shepherd puppies. They told At Barney Frankl's store in Loss, who farms the Edward Mawdsley farm northeast of Irv- i Sam ington, was there, and said he had Weaver falrm northwest of Led- a good start at planting corn. yard, was! oiling up his corn planter. _ He had. finished plant- * T * C. A. Wilcox, on one of .the for 13 members present. Guests i ing one fitld, and said he would v/m P", 11 " 1 ^ 1 iffcTfin?^^?** were Mrs. Melvin Mansager and plant in another field that after- f Lakota, had just ""'shed un- M« Aifmri Mpvm- noon. At the house Mrs. Busch l? adln ? a load ° f sawed, wood . was busy getting dinner, but she Thursday when .we called. He did show us their little boy. He figured it was too wet to-work on was having" his dinner. He is n the land that morning, but there fine boy wcre Pl ent y of odd jobs on the :.-: :;: ;: farm. He fixed up a new drive- Fred Brandt, northwest of Led- wa >' to , the h °use from. the. high- not work on t also graveled it. At Everett and' John Hart- Depew Pastor Honored— The Fenton Circle of the Depew church met Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. Ernest Berkland. Sewing for needy children was done. The program was . . . opened by singing, God Bless ' the "band Ijist Tuesday. He ha.? a America; scripture and prayer, j u-arr. cf horses that can step tart, Oteso? ^1^ Berte?BeiXJ j the ro^ £"1^ rods'^f'He .h^'e^tVTedV'ari, jShn The hymn, Blest Be the Tie That: had this field in fine shape for wfls b m the fiel( | Th ursc j a y Binds was sung at the close as i planting. On some of this field but Everett was , at the house and | a compliment to the Rev. Mr. water was standing last season, sak , he would also have been m Gaard. who has resigned his j but now this land is; drained and ^ fi u fat u , ey had sold three • charge and is leaving after 21 ; should raifee a good crop. Mrs. hn ,. qp<; ^ nri . hp ^ nt , waiHnfr for years of service. Guests were! Brandt was driving a tractor in Mesdames Andrew Berkland, Ar- < an adjoining field, giving that thur Cody, Melvin Cody, Bennie ; field a good going over with Berkland, A. L. Kabrick, Edwin ] spring tooth harrow. McKean, Mrs. Fred Johannsen, and Adel Sjostrom, Minneapolis. City; Sometime, 'Somehow, Somewhere, girls' sextet; .valedictory, Geraldine Asche--, presentation of class, Supt. Brawver; presentation of; diplomas-, Edward Knoner, president board; "Tom. my Lad," Thomas Garry;-presentation of key, Jarnes Reece; acceptance, Omar Reece* presentation of awards, Mr. Brawver; recessional, Miss Hosack. ' Rewards were presented as follows: For current events — Jr. high, 1st, Ellen Engelby, 2nd, Ruth Garry; senior, higli; lst,.Ger- aldine Manthei; salutatory award, Catherine Sullivan; Readers Digest award, valedictory' 1 ; award, and scholastic plaque, Geraldine Asche. W. 84. C. S. Has Program— •_ Thursday afternoon Mrs. Carl Burrows was hostess to the W. 9. abroad, and was led^by Mrs. E. A. Carpenter, assisted by Mrs. Wm. Speicher, Mrs. N. Ay'Tingel, and horses, and he was waiting the trucker to get them. He said for us to say hello to Mrs. Elmer a Hartshorn, of Algona, as the late i Elmer was his brother. Women's Club Meets— The Fenton Women's club met Gordon Westcott, northwest of Ledyard, Was putting fuel in his John Deer<i tractor Tuesday when At Ralph K. Johnson's,. north", Ralph and their were planting The daughter was driving Having the largest 'nymber of and the largest, number of those in service, and/.to Mrs. Lawrence Pingel for hav'ing the youngest children present. Mrs. Pingel has twin sons 9 months old. Bear Lake, Mittn.> were guests oVer the Weekend; at Cyril Haag's. Both are employed by the Minnesota Mining-: and Manufacturing company, St; Paul. Sun' !day- the Bill-Schneider family, of Burt, were also dinner guests. Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Carpenter and Mrs. E. A. Carpenter were business- callers^ in Mason- City last; Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Cabet Hartshorn and children', of Seneca, visited at the paternal Ray Estle's last week Tuesday; : Lewis Jensen, eldest son of the Howard Jensens, has been critically, ill the past week with pneumonia. On VE day appropriate services were held in each of the local churches. The teachers left.f or their various homes Friday. LAKOTA CLUB HAS A SPECIAL VE PROGRAM Lakota, May 14 — Mrs. Harry Mussman was hostess to the Acorn club Thursday afternoon. A special VE program'was given, opening with the salute to the j flag tay'members; Battle Hymn of I the Republic; scripture and pray-i er, Mrs. J. H. Warburton; Mrs. C. j C. Gerzema read a paper on VE ', day; Mrs. W. D. Ley read a [ Mother's Day story entitled datnes III fi. Smith and W. E. Ley; publicity, Mrs. J. H. Warburton; David Thav nounce|ment to. Mr. the May Keith er chil 1 Mrs. R Thave. Tliayes helpin 'son. .the years, to his 'MAY Rodlis Have Son— es sisters received an an- •nent of the birth of a son and Mrs. David 'Rodli at Aljert Lea hospital Sunday, li. He has been named David. They have one otte I, a daughter, Jan Louise. >dli was formerly Virginia daughter of the late Gus and wife. Mrs. Thaves is care for the new grand- Thaves was editor of ,.,~.a paper for several Iso the Burt Monitor prior leatli several years ago. Gus Lukota Relurnt to Hospital — Eldot Heetland left last week following a 30-day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Heetlard. Eldon suffered a back I injury while on a transport in the invasion at Luzon and wns back to California for treatment. But because of the seriousi ess of his injury he sent to hospita underw the Sampson U. S. Naval in New York, where he ent a spinal operation and has beeh there since Feb. 20; He returned to the hospital for further treatments. OtlH'.r Lnkotn Mr. tnd Mrs. J. H. Warburton left Saturday via bus from Algona for Des Moines to visit Mrs. Margaret Warburton and other friends Later this week they will leave fc r Kansas City, Mo., for a visit Vfith a nephew, William Warburton, and family, and they also expect to visit Mrs. Ella Mothers! At the business meet- i Warburton at Topeka, Kans.; before Returning home about June 1. ing the-'tlub decided to buy an-; other .bond. The next meeting ; wilL.be with Mrs. A. A. Ander-! son and the new officers will be' installed,. Following are club comniittees: Program, Mesdames , I. E. Wortman, Harry. Mussman,' A. A, Ander?on, F. F. Darnauer, ' and Frances Adams; Social: Mes- : dames Francis Adams, W. P. ' Pelz and H. H. Murray; flowers \ and cards, Mesdames J. E. Smith | and Delia Smith; printing). Mes- Friends here received word last week ol the birth of a daughter 1 Ibs., 3 dzs., to the Rev. and Mrs. Harvev I Nelson, Terril, at the Estherville hospital May 8. She has been named Jeanne Louise. The Rev. Nejlson 'is a former pastor of the local Methodist church here. They alto have .a son John Byron. Mrs. Berlus Jansen returned last wdek from a three weeks called, and was going to the corn. at Mrs. George Jorgenson's Tues- j field. He said he had on all the the tractor, and they plant corn day afternoon with Mrs. Henry clothes he had to keep warm. w i t h the tractor hitched to one of Lindsay as assistant hostess, and Gordon said his mother, who for- the horse-drawn kind of planters. 18 members were present. Roll merly lived here, was now living Mrs. Johnson was busy with their call, My Plans for VE day (inci- in California, with Gordon's sis- chickens at the brooder house. dently the program was made out, ter. lt..st fall and the plans for the ' roll call were made then); a pa- Walter Klocke. north of Led- She was very sick a short time ago but is doing her work again. per on the subject The Future of yai ;d, vv as busy Tuesday in the A t John J. Johnson's, northeast ' Mankind; chapter on Agenda for . , Wa talked with Mrs. O f Lodvard. we had a .short visit . . a Post War World by Mrs Paul Klocke an d lwo of their boys. The w jth Mrs. Johnson. Mr. Johnson Eigler- On the Threshold of bovs wil1 soon hcl P their daddy. was busy in the field. These folks World Order Mrs Arlo Ranney Mrs - KIo(; ke remarked that they nnw have three boys in the ser- Surprise was conducted by Mrs. dld not hpve a hired man Donald Weishrod, Mrs. O. E. sc : ason ""? that thay wcre Stoeber winning the prize. Mrs.! P lent y taus (y Edwin McKean was a guest. this vice, day. The third boy left last Fri- Attend Renwick Funeral— Mr. and Mrs. Jake Zweifel, Mr. Herman Goetz Jr., who now lives on his father's farm northwest fo Lydyard, was busy Tues- nnd Mrs. Fred Kluss, and Mrs. W. J. Weisbrod drove to Thursday to attend the funeral service of Mrs. John Hesty. Mr-;. Algonian Firtishes ^ Lakes Navy Course r*,. ^* T ^.i r. Til T\/Tn-,» 11 Great Lakes, 111., May 11— Jl.J'. iTii.). , .. Rose Hesty, daughter-in-law of , P !aco lhe deceased, is a sister of Mr. Zweifel and Mrs. Kluss. Other Fenton Xews. day working in the field. Mrs. Renwick Goet -2 wanted to know when the Among men graduated weather would warm up. snid it h?id froze ice at You see' Joan Miibr In Mademoiselle YH see Joan Miltar li MiftMiseli... . Tww Join MHhr In Maiemolsefls She from an intensive course of basic their engineering training at service before. schools here was Norman E. Pal='= * mer, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. At David Gouge's, northwest of E. Palmer, Algona, la. Irvington, they had been work- This Bluejacket was selected ing in the field when !t started for specialized training on the ba- , snowing. They figured they had sis of recruit training aptitude . . „ . ... yorpus . better come in. Owen Humph- test scores, cnristi lex., is visiting relatives rey) their son-in-law who farms Graduates from ten specialized here She came as far as Excel- what is known as the Fisher courses taught here at service sior Springs Mo., and from there farm across highway 1G9 from schools are sent to sea, to shore accompanied Mr. and Mrs W. E. . "Squeeze Field," was there oil- stations, or to advanced schools Stoeber, who have spent the last j ng UD h ig rtactor. Owen worked for further duty, three weeks there. Hilbert Hansen, from Waterloo, was called here to visit his brother Alfred, who is very ill at the Estherville hospital. ^ Mrs. Freelove Weisbrod went to Minneapolis for an extended visit with her daughter, Mrs. Hazel Weisbrod. Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Hansen visited Alfred Hansen at the Estherville hospital Thursday. The official board of the Methodist church will meet Sunday evening at John Light's. TWO BURT BOYS IN NAZI MOPOP A U. S. Fighter Command Station, Belgium—Two Burt, Iowa, men, Sgt. Milo M. Bonebrake and Pfc. Lewis H. Kent Jr., were moved up from a fighter station in England to a post somewhere in Belgium where they helped to press the final air war against Germany, it was revealed M.ay 4 by Col. Benjamin J. Webster, commanding officer. This air • force fighter unit which dealt with escort of heavy bombers on missions over occupied Europe and mounted contin- ous low level attacks which shattered enemy transport and other military targets before and after D-Day, has now moved closer to the front lines to harmonize its activities with the advance of ground forces. Sgt. Bonebrake, a member of the Headquarters Squadron al this Fighter Station, is assigned to the Transportation section as a mechanic and welder. He has served 32 months overseas. He is the son of Mrs. Mike Saathoff of 224% South Front Street, Mankato, Minn., and the husband of Mrs. Milo M. Bonebrake, of Burt. He attended the Bryant high school in South Dakota. Pfc. Lewis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Kent, of Burt, man-ied an English girl while stationed in England. She livfes in Watford, England. He was engaged as a farmer prior to his entering the farmy. He is a member of the military police unit assigned to this air force station and helps to safeguard vital military installations. He has been overseas for 32 months. Service Couple Visits— Lt. and Mrs. De Vere Smith, of , came Wednesday for a furlough visiting- at . the Doocy and Smith homes. Smith was Marjorie Doocy before her marriage. They arrived in time-also to attend the graduation of Catherine Doocy. Teaching Staff Incomplete— ' School closed at noon on Friday. Only four of the present teaching staff plan to return next fall Supt. Brauwer, Mrs. Hoag, 4th and 5th grade teacher, Berr tha Solberg 2nd, and Lois Ette?, 1st grade. The teaching staff i£ not yet complete for fall. T Grandson is Born— i •'• -''i-Mr. : ?'3rid^Mrsi : ''i}ert Siefert rcf- ceived announcement this week of the birth of a' grandson, Gary LeRoy, to Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Siefert at Cass Lake, Minn., April 28. Other Ledyard News. . Barbara Mayer left Friday for Birmingham, where she wiy spend part of the summer visiting her aunt, Mrs. A. C. Miller. Mrs. i Miller was formerly Alice Dun- I ham, who taught several years in , Ledyard; Barbara accompanied ( Miss Arleta Hasock to Ottiimwa, where she was met by her aunt. Ruth Haag, St. Paul, and friend, Eleanor Arcond, White SMOOTH And smoothly simple . . . ia this neat junior classic in glim trim. RIPPLE- SPUN seersucker. Wealthy pearl buttons down the front . . . and an elegant leather belt make it look like twice the price!! Box pleated . . . it comes in Red, Green, Brown or Blue stripes. Junior siset 9 to 15. IT'S A DAN ftlVIR »*•!!« $12.95 You set Juo Miller lit MaderauMe .... You $e« Joan Miller la Vu '" '»<•" _IW'«W *«•» Pretty Bl6uses B'.l.o H s c H p r cliy enough, to. wenr nil li- mit jackets; some tailored; some frilly. In spunking and soft pastels Sheer Blouse, % fi|leeves, Jabot front 5.95 IjVhite rayon draw or IIOAV neck- 4.95 uffled lllouso, iort sleeves 8.95 easant Blouse in »eer Cotton 2.98 stay with her- daughter, Mrs; Bill Hammond and family, of Wesley. Mrs, Hammond underwent a ser-, lous operation at Park hospital, Mason.eity, and her mother helped care for her. She is recover-* ng Mrs. •••:John Rippentrop, dallgh- er of MrS. ; Bertus Jansen, and ier daughter-hvlaw; Mrs. -Her-, man Jansen, both of the Titorjka vicinity, helped the senior Mrs.; Jans'eri.do some paper hanging's^ ler home /here last week. Joan . Heetland accompanied j Mrs. Glaus; Daniels, Burt, to Des Moines Thursday, where Mrs. Daniel's daughter Ruby, graduated from the Iowa School of Beauty Culture. They ' all. returned lome'Friday, Mrs. Clifford Knutson and son Eugene were last weekend visitors with Clifford's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eric Knutson at Blue Earth, Minn. Clifford Knutson is n a service camp in Arkansas. | Gust Koppen hurt his left hand; while help'ing a neighbor fix «! piece of machinery recently and • i case of blood poisoning devel- j oped, but is now somewhat im-[ oroved. ' j Mrs. Men-ill Westlu'nd and son; Paul were last week Tuesday visitors ?.t Pete Westerlund's at' Bricelyn, Minn. | VE day prayer services were held at the Lutheran and Presbyterian churches last week Tuesday evening. J. A. Bargar and Henry Kline were on the sick list last week. LEDYARD BROTHERS IN A LONG SERES OF CO INCIDENCES Ledyard, May 14—An interesting item concerning the two sons of Mr. and ; Mrs. Wm. Speicher who are in service was discovered recently. Gerald and Wallace enlisted the same day in the air 1945 corps but-were sent to 'fields for\traihing. It happened, however «,, I ir»<r WrMJi • n*«~1 A. .. ' LQai I most the. same hour. Re"'?," I their Parents discovered that2 ' boys had ?ec-eived pronto? on * first lieutenant and on 'the L day, April 17. ar Lt. Gerald Speicher is a nil on a B-24 Liberator bomber • i the Aleutians and has made T missions, while Lt. Wallace K pilot on a P-51 Mustang j n - al PORTLAND The Portland Prepress dub K to meet Thursday with Mrs PH ward Wolf; Members are to'tab a mother, and introduce her for roll call. A paper on China is i« be given by Mrs. Henry Smith and there is to be a surprise number by Mesdavnes Will Ri ngs dorf and Chris Bolie. There will be election of officers. Lavonne Ringsdorf, R. N., Lone Beach, Calif., is home for a vaca- •tion and to attend her sister Rose Marie's graduation from the Bun high school. Cadet'Student Nurse Margaret Ringsdorf, Des Moines is expected homo soon also. "' Mrs. Le Roy Lee and two small children, Bakersfield, Calif., are here to visit relatives and friends Mrs. Lee . is fno former Letha Mann. !a rural £-c'iool teacher here r%ml daughter of Lyle M'.ir.n. ' Calvin Bristow is now a First Lieut, fhd has been in Germany for several m:ni*liE. Richard Bristow left' last' week for. Fort Meade, Md:, after-a furlough at home.' Mr. and Mrs. Leo MrWeony and three small children, of Carroll, were visitors one day last week at Edward Wolf's. Mr. and Mrs.'McWeeny nUer># ed services in Minnesota for Mr. I McWeeny's brother, a recent war i casualty. The children stayed I with the grandparents, the Wolfs. Precious litlle woaraldes for your precious little sin.j| W-hfi1lier. it's a )>oy. or. a girl we've everything needed to keep Unity happy, comfortable and gurgling right through sprint;''and summer. Cotton suit. Km- broidered trim. 1.00 '.Kinhroidcred .sup. 1.00 Tucked luiliy dress. Dainty embroidery. 1.98 - 2.9S Potion dress with applique, trim hits Sunsuit 1.59 Cotton snug fitting panties. . 5!)c De-ruffled dress, ruff sleeves. 1.9S One piece suit. Ap- plique trim. 1.19 - 1.5)8

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