Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 15, 1945 · Page 5
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PAGE FOUR .KOSSUTH COUNTY ALGONA, IOWA NAVAL PROGRAM FOR LIYERMORE J.-S. BANQUET Livermore, May 14—The Jun-, ior-Senior banquet was held in the Humota coffee shop, Humboldt, on Saturda;' evening. The tables were decorated in rose and white, class colors, and each senior was presented with a white rose. After the banquet the program was: Anchors Aweigh, Gerald Hughes; Twenty-five Gun Salute. Mary Zigrang: Convoy. Mrs. Cayou; Mine Fields We Swoop, Charlene Bacssler; Air Attack, song, eight boys; Aircraft Ahead, Virginia Davis; Depth Bomb Charge, song group; Shore Leave, Supt. Cockrill. Twelve to Graduate— Livermore high school will hold its graduating exercise 1 ; in the field house Friday Mav 25. W. R. Hamilton, of Mason City. will give the address for 12 graduates this year: Mary Zigrang. Marjorie Miles. Charlene Bae.ss- ler, Richard Hewitt. Wayne Osborne. Elouise Harden. Helen Mae Smith. Kenneth Underburg, Erma Wood. Donald Behounek. Genevieve Bergum. and Luella Clause. Baccalaureate services will be held next Sunday evening. Father Jsnic-s Duhit't; will give the sermon. The class play. Star Crazy, will be presented May 18 and 19. The musical was postponed last Tuesday evening •because of VE dav v~d will be presented this Tuesday. Sewing Club Meets— Mrs. Amelia Hoffman was hostess to the Friendly Sewing club at her home Tuesday afternoon. Refreshments were served after sewing. Sunday in her honor. The Youth Fellowship of the Presbyterian a n d Methodist churches attended a roller skating party in Fort Dodge Tuesday evening. Other Livermore ?fews. All stores were closed on VE § day from G o'clock i ntil Wejnes-j day morning. Services were held i at Sacred Heart church at 8: o'clock. The Methodist and Pres- j byterian held joint services at the Methodist church ?t 8 in the' evening, and the Lutherans held services at the same hour. : Mrs. Harold Fullerton and son Richard left Friday for San Diego, Calif. Richard, who made his home with his grandparents, for several months, returned with his mother, as his father is stationed there. | The Rev. H. \V. Mueller and family returned Sunday from Orson. where they were called by , the illness of Mrs. Mueller's fath-' er. The Rev. Wittcnburg, West 1 Bend, preached here Sunday •-•veiling. i The May committee of the Sa- i cred Heart Guild entertained at! the town hall Tuesday afternoon. | After the business meeting a talk on the Pope was given by Father Duhigg'. Mrs. Pearl Converse, Anoka, Minn., vi.niU'd Sunday with rela- livt;.' at Oryille Riley's -md William Knopfs. There was a C.iin- ily dinner at the R'iey home Mrs. Vcra Clark wns hostess to the Presbvteri'in Aid at her farm home Wednesday afternoon. Alter the business meeting and le.= .-on a 25c lunch was served. Mrs. Frank Hoffman and her niece. Freda Gronbach, visited Friday with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gottlieb Gronbach, Algona. Lieut. Catherine Hastings, of Amarilla, Tex., is spending an eight-day furlough visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William! Hastings. : Helen Undeiburg, cadet nurse' in Des Moines, visited from Fri- j day till Monday with her parents,; Mi. and Mrs. Carl Undcrburg. ! Mrs. Albert Weber returned I Sunday from Mercy hospital, Fort j Dodge, where she was a patient for several days. Mr. and Mrs. Ingwald Larson and family, of Wallingford, visited Sunday at his brother Herman Larson';;. " Mrs. Mabel Paulson attended OTTOSEN YOUTH TELLS OF THE LIFE ON GOLD COAST Ottosen, May 21—In a recent letter to his brother Bernard, Cpl. Everett Coyle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Coyle, farmers east of Ottosen, told of natives "somewhere on the Gold Coast." The young man recently landed in India and expects to be stationed there more or less per- j had manently. -He left from a camp " in Florida and stopped several places before reaching his destination and the following letter tells about the natives there: "This is more or less just an addition to the letter to 'Mom.' We wandered around in town for about an hour and a half. Kids up to about six or seven don't wear anything. "The women wear full dress, that is. all except the very old ones without modesty. They just | ssz wear a skirt. The women carry' ^3 the babies on their backs until j ~ they are old enough to walk, i ~ Very few wear anything on their '. ~= feet and most of them have their i Sj cheeks scarred for some tribal i ss reason. | ~ "The boys that have been here | is before us have been leaching i ™ them plenty. They want to know £1 if you are from Texas, California, ~« , or Brooklyn. Then they want to §5 "One woman was squatted i 55 down on the street with a big bowl of what looked like rice. She was stirring it with her hands. Every so often she would dig out a handful and taste it and then ADVANCE care of everybody and be sure to! meeting with Mrs. Chester Alme have 'Mom' send me one of my j presiding The meeting was pictures when they get back. I opene d with the regular proced- want them to laugh at when I get U ^. D Q f tne advancement of the in a bad mood." ' , f j a g am i the pledge of ^allegiance, Everett is a graduate of the Ot- . TUESDAY. MAY ls - INS next meeting will be at Mrs. Knut Oppedahl's Monday, June 4. as these people. They are all pretty hard working when they are paid by the •government "We use English money here and get all mixed Up in it. We! 'good 1 money in Brazil. I U. S. W. Plan Program- have a little of it for souvenirs, j United Service Women met H's a lot easier to figure than Monday evening at Mrs. Loran this. , j Daniel's with 11 attending. The "Had better close now. Take new officers took charge of the annual treasurer's report. Mrs. Knut Oppedahl and Mrs. Merle Faulk were appointed to help the auxiliary plan a community pot luck program this Tuesday for Tech. Sgt. Raymond Rasmusson, who is now spending his mother, Mrs. Helen son.. The meeting was the recessional of the song God Bless America, and the benediction by the chaplain. The resume stirring. Everything Everett is a graduate of the Ot- followed by the song Star Span- is done on the street. Cooking, tosen high school, 1939. He work-,gi e d Banner. The minutes of the sleeping, and all. They also like , ed ; n a bomber plant in San Diego' previous meeting were read and ----- -.-.,, to pick hce out of each other's I before entering the service about Approved. Mrs. Mike Coyle, out-| mg to roll can. ha 'r. , two years ago. He is a crew going treasurer, gave an —•••' «"»"• oreaider "The Puerto Ricans and South' chief on a C-47 transport plane. Americans weren't nearly as dark ' Besides his parents and brother Bernard he also has two sisters, one working as a stenographer at Spencer, and the other teaching east of Bradgate. Progress!**. Club M««l»— The Ottosen Progressive club met Thursday afternoon at Mrs. Knut Oppedahl's with 13 answer- and Barbara, and Mrs Struthcrs. be In two Solberg's. The next meeting weeks at Mrs. Clara Has Si. Paul Job- b Friday l he duo Mrs. Mrs. Harold Sundl returns i I the home. of her mother Mr. Anna Longseth, Thursday 'afil noon after visiting in Si p au i £ w , d ?P' ., She wil1 rcturn to SI Paul Monday to take a i 0 tj, bookkepeer. Mrs. Sundt ly returned from the where she spent some ing her husband, who is in the I Seabees and was stationed tlior> that a high school; The last she had heard from war bond for. he had stopped in Pearl " but had not yet reached hi s ur ,i known destination. Ralph Rich-1 presided. The, which will discussed.; /its lesson ; "This' Eachi Max Clark gave the read the girl won _ T — Guests were Mrs. Eugene Hofius Mrs. Alf Lee and children Terry STRAIGHT TALK the Republican Women's sixth ''i;1rir:l meeting in Fort. Dodge Tuesthy. Max Gronbfich returned home Sunday from Mercy hospital, Fort Dod.ro, where he was n patient ten days. Helen and Alpha Pearl Under- burg were dinner guests Saturday at Duane Benge's near Bradgate. Mrs. Paul Erpelding and infant daughter returned Sunday from Mercy hospital in Fort Dodge. Mrs. Ernest Logue underwent a minor operation on her arm in Fort Dodge Friday. Mrs. Grin Miller is ill at home suffering from a heart attack. 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FOR COMFORT /*-• Homeguard INSULATION 00 Enough to fill attic of average 5 room bungalow, to 4 inch depth, material only, as low as For a cool, comfortable home this summer, protected from the sun's scorching rays, install Homeguard Insulation. The same insulation will keep you warm and comfortable in the winter. For year 'round comfort, put in Homeguard Insulation now. Will pay for itself in fuel savings. Easy to install. You can install it yourself if you wish. One bag will cover 20 square feet of attic space to a depth of 4 inches 1^ V^ " 3AG Ask about our convenient payment plan on roofing and insulation. THE 7 th WAR LOAN May 14. Americans, as individuals, are taking on their biggest quota to date— 7 billion dollars, 4 billions in E Bonds alone. You may be wondering, "Why this biggest of all individual quotas now? Haven't we already reached the peak?" A fair question— requiring a straight answer. The Money Is Needed for War The Battle of Japan has just begun. It must be backed up, paid for, fought for by a free people, intent on sweeping the Pacific clear of fascist hater-forever. '; • • With the v?ar in tHe West our first and major concern, we have hot yet been 1 able to go' all- out in the East. But neither has the Jap. The war to crush Japan will be bigger, tougher, and longer than most Americans expect. The Allied Military Command has estimated that it will take years, not months. Tho destruction of Japan's armies has not yet reached the annual rate of normal replacements—between 200,000 and 250,000 men a year. And the Jap, aa our men in the Pacific know, fights to the death. As far as Japan is concerned, the outer Empire — and the men who defend it— are expendables. The Jap will fight the Battle of Japan from inside the inner Empire, of which Iwo Jima was an outpost. And Iwo Jima, according to Admiral Nimitz, was a pattern of the resistance our forces may expect to meet in future offensives. New Tasks, New Needs The single greatest obstacle to our crushing of Japan is distance. While in the Battle of Europe supply ehipajji&bm our b^es ^England had only an 'dveJmight run to ma$p, ships in the Pacific have long-reach round: jfcrips taking up to 5 months jib make. I i j j ! j To crushj japan will t&e back-breakLnig effort, overpow Millions oie.fighting mep— and eqiuppedH-will have' > to? heroic and g equipment. y outfitted moved from Europe) halfway around the globe and supplied day-in, day-out by hundreds of new ships now building. More of everything will be needed. More B-29's. More tanks, half-tracks, jeeps, and trucks. More rockets, mortars, airborne radar. A whole new air force is in creation—huge new bombers dwarfing the Superfortress—fast new jet-propelled combat planes, the P-80 or "Shooting Star," coming off the lines by thousands: These are just some of the 101 ways in which your dollars are needed more than ever to bring America's might to its full strength—so that we may crush our foe the faster, make an end of killing, and bring our men back home. Arid Lest We Forget The sick, wounded, and disabled will require medical attention and care. Many millions of dollars will be required for mustering-out pay and benefits voted by Congress to help our veterans get started again in civilian life. That's the least we can do in return for what they've done for us. Winning the Peace There are other weighty reasons for supporting the 7th War Loan—reasons that take ua from the present to the future. By investing in the 7th War Loan, the patriotic American is safeguarding his own'future, his country's future. By putting every dollar over rock-bottom expenses into the purchase of War Bonds, he is delivering a body blow to wartime Inflation— thus putting a lid on the cost of living and maintaining intact the purchasing power of the dollar. At the same tune, too, he is insuring the cqun- try and himself against the catastrophe of a possible postwar deflation—with its depression, unemployment, misery, and heartache. So save for your country—save for yourself. In helping your country, you are also helping yourself! Come peace, we'll all need money for education, replacements, retirement, new homes, a new start—and we'll need a lot of it. And there isn't a better or safer highroad to your goal than United States Saving Bonds. Making 2 = 3 This year there will be only two War Loan Drives, notithree. But in those two drives the Gov.ernment?will have to raise almost as much money from individuals as in the three drives last year. That means bigger extra bonds in the 7th. Because only by buying more can we make 2 take the place of 3. The 26 million Americans who buy bonds on payroll savings are already off to a flying start! These patriotic men and women began their buying in April. And they will keep on buying extra bonds through May and June! It's now up to the rest of us. It's our turn to awing in line. To raise the vast sum needed, every American will have to dig deeper into current income—dig deeper into cash reserves. Only by buying bigger extra bonds can we stretch 2 into 3! Let all Americans do then- part—for their own sake, for their country's. If you have an income—whether from work, • land, or capital—you have a quota in the 7th War Loan. Find out what that quota is—and make it! WAR LQAN Kossuth's Quota Is $1,498,000 LET'S GO ! ! ! ALL OUT FOR THE MIGHTY 7 th WAR LOAN This advertisement sponsored by the following patriotic farmers of Kossuth County: sss MELVIN ALT BURT, IOWA J.B.ASA ....... . ALGONA, IOWA ELMER F. BELL . . . WHITTEMORE, IOWA FRED BLUMER ...... LU VERNE, IOWA MIKEBORMANN .. . ... . . BODE, IOWA O. A. CAMPNEY ALGONA, IOWA FRANK CAPESIUS . . . . ALGONA, IOWA F. C. DACKEN ..... LONE ROCK, IOWA R. F. ELVIDGE BURT, IOWA JOHN ERPELDING .... ALGONA, IOWA F. F. FETT LU VERNE, IOWA RONALD GARDNER . . . ALGONA, IOWA CHARLES GILBRIDE . . . ALGONA, IOWA EVERETT HANNA . . . LONE ROCK, IOWA THERON C. HANSEN . . . .WESLEY, IOWA Thi 5 is an offici.1 U. S. Treasury adv er « seme nt_p r ep 9 r e d under auspices of Treasury Department and PETER KAYSER BODE, IOWA EMMA KRAUSE ..... LU VERNE, IOWA AMBROSE LICKTEIG . . . SEXTON, IOWA HOMER LINDHORST . . . SEXTON, IOWA R. I. MAWDSLEY . ... . . BURT, IOWA M. T. McGUIRE ....... BODE, IOWA BOBPLUNKETT ..... ALGONA, IOWA JOHN B. REDING ... IRVINGTON, IOWA MELVIN J. RIEKEN BURT, IOWA HENRY SCHEPPMANN . IRVINGTON, IOWA C. R. SCHOBY , BODE, IOWA D. A. TEETER ALGONA, IOWA NICHOLAS WAGNER . . LU VERNE, IOWA ED YOUNGWiRTH . . WHITTEMORE, IOWA J.H.2ANKE BURT.IOWA War Advertising Council

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