Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 22, 1945 · Page 4
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 4

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 22, 1945
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PAGE EIGHT 30,198 BOOKS LOANED OUT BY LIBRARY HERE Beth Annis, city librarian, re- centy submitted an annual report to the library board, for the year ending April 1. The library was open 30!i days, toeing closed only on Sundays and legal holidays. More people have been, reading library books here this year than last and there has been an increase of 237 non-fiction books read and a decrease of 022 adult fiction. Adult non-fiction bookj in circulation were 0,720, adult fiction 12,2(53 and children's books 11,215, making a total of 30.10B. In the adult non-fiction group 3,049 r?ia^- azincs, and 353 children's magazines were in circulation. During the year 75 adult and S children's books were donate:! and were being used by the end of March. The librarian used 54, r » books in looking up 220 reference questions submitted by patrons. Often books cheeked out are kept over-time and there is a small daily fin assessed. Revenue from this source alone last year reached $223.53, and of this amount $173.45 was used to buy new 'books and magazines and the remainder paid for supplies freight, etc. Miss Annis said patrons generally don't mind paying fines because the money will be used to buy more books, or for some good library cause. A charge of 10 cents Cor books KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCE, ALGONA, Real Celebration ofV-EDayrl Pvt. Robt. Reed, in serv j Italy, son of Mr.' and Mrs. OWA aly ce in L. J. Durwood Baker Married— I Angela Buckley daughter o£ Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Buckley, Paola, 1 Kans., and Lt. Durwood Lyle Baker son of the late Dr. L. G. Ba; ker and of Mrs. L. G. Baker were 'married Tuesday, May 15, at 10 a. m. in the Rectory of Holy Trini ity church, Paola, Kans., with the I Rev. Bar-tiro officiating in a double ring ceremony. i Attending the couple were her sister Louise Buckley and Edi win Perdue. The bride was attired in a Madonne blue faille suit with 1 matching flower hat and veil. Her corsage was of orchids and lily of the valley. She carried a handkerchief which her mother carried when a bride. j The bridesmaid Louise Buckley wore a brown charmin suit with matching accessories, and shoulder corsage of gladiolus and slc- phenotis. i The bride's mother wore a navy- blue crepe dress with corsage ol sweetheart roses. i Following the ceremony a thrct. course breakfast was served a. the home of the bride's parents. : The table was decorated with U S. flags and in the center was 1 a three tier wedding cake toppcc , Mrs. Lyle Mathes; corresponding I ' secretary and reporter, Mrs, G. ' W. Stillman; treasurer, Mrs. Jerry M. Lewis. Mrs. ,E. V.-Pierce, retiring president, was presented with a gift. Four Generations— A Baptist mothers' and daughters' banquet al Ihc church Friday night had an attendance of 110.1 A unusual feature was the pre-1 sencc of four generations repre- ; sented by Mrs! John McVay, daughter Mrs. Fay Minard, the latter's daughter Mrs. Wilfred St. j John, and Mrs. St. John's infant daughter Lola Mae. i Other Society Xcivs. Chapter BW of the P. E. O. j Sisterhood will meet Wednesday: svening with Ella Thompson; as- ! iisling hostesses, Mcsdames Emily Gfriggs and W. B. Quarton. This, will be the last meeting of the i \. Evans, who has just returned; from the state meeting at Bur-1 lington, will give a report. by the borrower for five clays! Pay shelf rentals last year reached a total or $52.00. Union township pays $100 ,1 ycar for the use of the Algona library, and the patrons are sub° SUmC r los that gVCrn books and magazines which was an increase of f!7 over last year There were 22,105 people'\vho used the library during the year. The library here has a total of 12,076 volumes, and the reading done by patrons in the year indicates there has been a turn-over of almost two and one-halt' ihc number of books. When a book is lost and cannot be found within a reasonable time the borrower is responsible for payment of it. There are times when lost b,»ks cannot be replaced because they are no longer in print. The library subsc-ibes l-> the DCS Moines Sunday Register an.I daily. There are al.-.o !)t> paid and donated magazine subscription-:. Total receipts for the year, from the city, township, income from endowment, gifts, and a .balance of $00, amounted to $5,410.4!'.. Year's expenditures were: .Syi- arics, 92.247.SI; building $018.6!; books $fi72.. r i(); magazine:; $lr!5.55; heat, light, water and telephone $2fln.f>f): repairs $32.58, makim; a total of $4,244.23. Libraries in the st.'itc are entitled to a two mill tax levy. Member:-: o!' the library bo.-ird are T. IT. Chrischillos, president; W. C. Dowel, vice president; Mrs. Myrle Griggs, secretary-treasurer; J. D. Lowe, f). C. Hutchison, Mrs. G. W. Stillman. O. B. Laing and Mrs. Dana Paxson. ' The house was decorated wilt. gladiolus, iris and sweet peas. | Mrs. Baker was graduated fiom Qrsline Academy, and is a gradu- ' ate of St. Mary's school of nursing 'at Kansas City, Mo. She is stafi n««e in Washington University i ci r at s ^ t° uis ' M °- ! Lleut Baker was graduatet from Algona high school ani from Iowa State college, Amos in Veterinary medicine. Afte> graduation Durwood entered ;. partnership as a veterinarian a. Uockwcll City until called to ser, T .1 . ; ,• ™?' . H " "cently returned, iron Italy and wl11 go lo 1<ort acno ' ok]a -. for further orders. Eirihday is Celebrated— i Marilyn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Evert Richardson, celebrated her -fifth birthday last week WeclncsuLy by entertaining several friends at a party in thi af ternoon. Guests were Dickie ana Elaine Casler, Larry and Dennit : Chnstcnson, Dorothy and Leroy Scherer, Bobby Richardson, Jerrj and Joyce Craig, Karen Kittrell Fr.tncis Ann Bloom, ':nd Davio and Jimmy Richardson. Othci guests were Mrs. Alfred Scherer. Mrs. Paul Richardson, Kathryi Rcisner, and Marilyn's sister. Kathryn and Georgia, and broth cr Albert. Games were playc. and refreshments served. TWOMZAffif M!SS!0HARiES The Rev. and Mrs. G. Wcldon Franklin, missionaries under appointment In India, will be the speakers at a special service at the Church of the Nuxarenc, this week Tuesday evening at (j. Mr. Franklin was born in India, on the Nazarcnc field, and was taught the Ilen^alic language Dinner for Two Couples— i Mrs. Beata Klatt entertained 2 guests Wednesday nig'ht at a wed ding reception and dinner honor nig Mr. and Mrs. Willis B. Ridg Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Alvin John son, who were married that ai'tc-i | noon. The brides are Mrs. Klatl I daughters. ' ' j The dinner was served in tin private dining room at Cook cafe. The color scheme was pin. and white, and the table centerpiece was a two tier wedding cak>. Following the reception and din ! nor the newlyweds lett on shoi honeymoons. Club Sees Tropical Fish— The May meeting of the Gar den club was held recently al tin library, 14 members present, an. a talk by Randall Clark on trop ical lish find was .illustrated !_o live jars ot fish, some oi: whicl reproduce from eggs, while sum have young. The coloring ol' tl;. tropical fish was in most inslancn. vivid and beautiful. A pri?e, ; bowl of tropical fish, was won b; Glen Raney. A report was givei on a flower sale held May & when $53 was realised from Lcil> of plants and shrubs. along with American. Mrs. Franklin is a native of Kansas. Both are graduates of the Northwest Nazarene college, Nampa, Ida. Mrs. Franklin also took training for a registered nurse and will serve in a hospital at Buldana. The couple will leave July 1 for India. Teachers Leave. Elnor Dctlefson and Kay Mills, local high school tojachers, left Fiday for Ames and Grinnell respectively. Later in the summer they plan to go to King Hill, Idaho, where Miss Mills will be with her father who has recently moved there. Neither of the teachers plan to return to the Algona schools next year, but both were tendered contracts. CREAMERY FIRE. About 5 p. m. Monday fire from •an undc-termined cause originated in fi false ceiling above a refrigerator at the creamery, but was quickly put out by city firemen. Damage was slight, only 2.\4.s and some framework being charrtd. ; Algonian's Grandson Wed— Ralph Laird Auimann of Dot Moines, son of Mr. and Mr.-; Theodore Auimann, was marriei last week Tuesday to Norma Elisabeth Craig, daughter of Mrs Vivian Craig of New York. Til- ceremony was performed at the Church of Christ, Dartmouth Col lego, Hanover, N. H., by the Kcv Chester B. Fisk. ?'-<• couple wil. i be at home in New York City, where Mr. Auimann is associate< I with Maxon, Inc. Mr Auimann is a grandson of Mrs. Ella Laird o: Algona. Dinner for Ncwlyweds— Mesdames August Lavren/, John Dutton, and Wm. Otto were co-hostesses at a post nuptial dinner Sunday at 6:30, at the home of the former, honoring Mr. and Mrs. Hans Webber, Chicago, who were married there May 12. Mrs. Webber is the former Lois Lavrenz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lavrenz, Burt. Included among the 17 guests were the families of Fred and Koland Lavrenz, Burt, and Will Otto and John Dutton, Algona. Bel Canto Club Elects— The Bel Canto club met Saturday for luncheon at the Cook private dining room. This was the last meeting of the year, and new officers were elected: President Opal Bourne; vice president, Mrs. C. C. Shierk; recording secretary, FRANK BARKER ON DAIRY MONTH PI All l*AMLIITTECi Hccd hcre> in a letter rcceivecl by iLfin lA/PIPHI ILL his parents Monday, said he was A . , L e n i T. t ' 1 attending a tank destroyer school Appoin ment of Frank Barker, and * cted to flnish £ is | ourse former Algoman and manager of June 9> when he will be gJ V en a the Iowa Dairy Industry Commis- j reassignment. He inquired about sion, Des Moines, to a regional VE day celebration here, and said committee charged with drawing the boys there were very e:tclted up plans for the annual Dairy: and really celebrated. Sta' loned Month in Juno has been an- j near Cascrta, where the Germans nounccd by A. F. Kerchoff, SI. i surrendered in Italy, he said-he Louis, regional chairman. | had visited and seen the castle Barker will work closely with where negotiations were ma|de. Kerckhoff in an effort to acquaint | all Iowa with the problems of j the dairy industry in this fourth ' year of the war. Kerckhoff told Barker that the No. 1 problem facing tho dairy | industry this year wUs a shortage j of manpower. This! together with! the insistent demand for precious | dairy foods, both by the mili'ary| and civilians, has placed a tre-! mendous strain on the industry. I "Wo are producing dairy foods .reported that H. E. Bruns, BJiver- in quantities never before known vicw Cemetery custodian, and in history," Kerckhoff jnid, "ana wo still find them tightly,..r:-.- YOUTH WOUNDED IN BATTLE DID NOT LOSE LIFE Some .weeks ago The Ad Honed. Normally, Brun . h _H rccc i ve d a ,.:-,- f/ vln e th?t lho r our Dairy ; a *' c sa ^' ng * hnt , ,' f •ance " cc , lo Month program would be centered around moons of cncourag- 'Nanny ) .had been ing greater consumption at a Hie Patton 3rd army fightin That was all Mr. and in Mrs. CUB PACKS ARE HAVING PICNIC AT PARK TODAY A picnic for Algona Cub packs will be held at the Ambrose A. Call state park shelter house. Games and other entertainment will start at 6, with supper at 7. In charge of games will be C. H. Kurtz and Kenny Samp. Jos. Bloom, Bob McConnell, and Ramon Waldera, as committee, for food. At the business meeting following supper there will be graduation rites for Eddie Laing, Jerry Keuchenreuther, Dickie Amunson, and Dickie Samp. The boys will receive cadges and certificates awarded by Eugene Hutchins, Cub master, and his assistant will be Mr. McConnell. Having reaching Scouting age the boys will be eligible to join that group. Algona scoutmasters, Jesse Lashbrook, Herbert Hedlund, and Earl Sprague, are lo be special guests at the picnic. Den mothers for the Cubs are Mesdames Vaugn Rising, H. E. Lampright, D. H. Norton, and Kenny -Samp. . "This year, we can only tell Brims had heard about it till Dr.* t'he consumer to be patient and and Mrs. A. W. Amunson received i .... IITVrk j/> nr < rtt\\t use dairy foods wisely until the a letter a few days ago from their. WHITlCMORL BOY war is won -because dbiry foo.cls ..„„ oi Kobt R Amunson ' PVIII. vw i Former Burt Boy , Dies in Denver Butt,''May 21—Dr. Louis Bisgard, a former Bust boy, died May 9 in a hospital at Denver, Colo., following a several months illness. Burial was in the Arvada, Colo., cemetery. He is sUryiyed by his parents, Mr. and Mfs. C. J. Bisgard, a sister, Mrs. Agnes Longnecker, arid two brptihers, 1 William and Harry. He was a dentist. • • . _ BIG LUTHERAN CAMPAIGN FOR POSTWAR FUND The Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Missouri, Ohio, and other States, headquarters at St. Louis, Mo., is engaged in a $5,000,000 postwar project. Many of the congregations conducted campaigns April 22 in anticipation of victory in Europe. The Trinity church here, the. Rev. L. H. Loesch, pastor, is affiliated with the Missouri Synod, and will send out its. her'alds next Sunday. Of 14 congregations in the Algona circuit, ten have completed campaigns and oversub- — TUESDAY. MAY U| , scribed goals. .The "Iowa D| s i rict the Missouri gynod, com! the western half n f " P Des.Moines „„ lhc has some 130 Missouri gregations, andtwn-ih have about completed Thankou-crin,. cam indications, the goal when about 60% of tions had finished n The Peace ThankofTerim, Will be used IhroiiRhoul ihl m emphasizinK Chvlslin,, m| in bringing Christ lo lllcml and m ' restorinK church where it has been c| csll ,l World War II U ° ^^ Figuero Ballr, ' LIVERMORE, IOWA May 24—Howard Hanos May 31—Sam Campbell June 7—Ding Ellis Creek Women's club will be at | helped shatter Nazi domination Mrs. W. K. Ferguson's Wednet- j of Europe. They arc helping elim- Jay June 13. Hostesses will be I inale Japan as a world Power. Mesdames Millie Slagle, Vivian " We kn . ow thaC tho time will Kuhn and Ella Bode. The pro- co - m( L agam w - hen , the lndust . r y gram will be a talk on the flag I W ^ l bo UI | l: '£? mst the -problem of oy Ella ./Thompson, music and a i "; mC) fh^da^ry "industry musTfor surprise number. j ils own benefit, continue ilsVasic Mrs. Dallas Klein entertained i educational work by means of eight women at her home Friday] such opportunities as'are offered evening in honor of her mother | by Dairy Month." Mrs. Gordon Kuhn, who had a since entering the army. Robert' 1 said he was near Clarence .When | 'hn lal'er was wounded, and that Clarence was not seriously wounded. : 'I The boys were in the troops', fought the Germans dur- Mrthday that day. A First Lutheran mothers and ORDINATION PLANNED | Lakota, May 21: Ordination' jhildrcn's banquet will be held; services for Calvin H. Ukena.and Wednesday evening at 7 o'clock at I Tabe Loats will be held this week the'church. A program is planned, i Friday evening at 7:30 at the First Presbyterian church here. Calvin is a graduate of the Mc- of'Cormick seminary, Chicago. Tabe VISITED LIBRAKY Neva Allbright, teacher Union township No. 2, and her a graduate of a Dubuquo semi- jupils visited the Algona library. nary. . , May 11, and were shown around! 7"^ . . ;' j oy Beth Annis, librarian, alsoj To Girl 's Camp - : .vcrc instructed on how to use' Lucille Waggoner, teacher at he catalog files. It was the last j Third Wl rd school, returned to ay of school and following lour' 1 ^ 1 " homora f Dcs Moin « Friday, ,f the library, teacher and pupils, H/™" °t • v; ."V, lnu ' J ' Pl( ' r ~ ilt! •vcnl to the Ambrose A. Call st'atc ^° X^^v^rvo'as ark for a picnic. j counselor. ' i my the severe cold weather and snow last winter—30 day: of' 'freezing hell' when tank turrets froze, ice formed in gas tfinks, feet froze, etc. i Corporal Amunson was inc.uct-' cd two years ago in March, and v/as sent overseas a year ago. i « HUSBAND GOES OVERSEAS. 3 aul her husband, Pfc. Paul Wilson in. Texas, came home Friday evening after he was transferred to overseas duty. HOME FROM PACIFIC. Burt, Mr>y 21 — Petty Ofi|jcer Roy Ollom arrived home a week ago Friday evening to spcnjl a IJO-'day furlough with his family, lie had been in the Pacific the •) ist two years. in Gorgeous Array AT HOSPITAL AS A CONVALESCENT " Fort Thomas, Ky., May 18— ' Cpl. Harold iH. Heinrich. 25, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Heinrich, Whittemore, Iowa; is a patient in the AA'F convalescent hospital I here. • | Corporal Heinrich served 18! months as motor mechanic with I the 5th air force in the Southwest i Pacific. He wears a distinguished ; unit citation and one battle-pa.-- cipitation star. Prior to induction, May 1. 1012, hr> was a carpenter at Whittemore. At the convalescent hospital a patient participates in a pro'/ram scientifically designed to 'bring about full recovery to prepare .him to resume military duty or return to civilian life. j Postmaster Quits ' C. O. Roe, 72, former Wesleyan, has resigned the Garner post- mastership.. Cowan •i •• Supply Co . 111. Smart Braids and Blocks by the Na4 tion's best makers. Clothiers Leuthold - Williams Company Just back from mar-il jcet (Fall & Winte|| The situation is about] the same with regarjj.] to this fail's and ,1 Spring's ready- to I -wear. It will be very] SCARCE. Of the dozens of merchants vi.e talked with in Chicago last week, NOT] ONE HAD AS MANY Fine SPRING COATS as we HAVE | There -'rill In* no "SAM"' these coals (his scah(»n. V will reduce itricos oi' n of the most highly coats hut iirices art) . collijig tut nut'-l Mini lire already LOW. IJui wliiit )V» want, to einphiiNi/e is ( l'"' WK HAVE OVEH 1«« WP Sl'IMNG t COATS FROM WHIGII TO MAKE YOP SELECTIONS. We have both long & shortee models and* .good range of «we and color. Wesaya; gain--NOW is a Good Time to BUY. You'll npt get better valued and better assort* ments for along

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