Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on June 12, 1945 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 12, 1945
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PAGE FOUR Chapman Waives Points To Remain In the Army KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCE, ALGONA, IOWA Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hunt, of Last week Tuesday afternoon Sexton, visited Wednesday with her mother, Mrs. Martha Hughes Mrs. Maggie Scribner entertained at a party at her home Friday evening. Mrs. Lawrence Fredrick was Mrs. Chester Johnson was hostess to a circle meeting of the Elmore Lutheran church. About 65 women and children attended. Those from town who were guests were Mesdames McDon- Buckley Field, Colo., June 11 —Forty-eight year old T-Sgt. Irvin Chapman, O f Luverne, Iowa, made three futile attempts at enlistment in the army before gaining entrance when the age limit was lifted, and eventually became the oldest gunner in the Southwest Pacific. Immediately following the j V-E DAY IS JUST A MOVING DAY NURSE WRITES Lt. Vivian Bakken, army nurse, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. hostess to the Presbyterian Aid aid, Thompson, D. A. Carpenter, at her farm home Wednesday af-, N. A. Pingel, Halvorson, Ed- ternoon. After the business ward Cass, Bashara, and Mayer, served by) Mr . and MrS- . Harry Schroe . and I der went to Walnut Wednesday the funeral of Ben meeting lunch was Mrs. Fredrick. Mrs. Virginia King *°?u I H7 b £°?, vl * ltmg Sorenson, a brother-in-law who at the home of Mrs. Betty Gron- , died a week ago Monday night bach has returned to her home , Bowing a major operation. in Minneapolis. Mrs. Gronbach : They returned Thursday night. ?wo° Teks vis" f *"*"* ' ** " Mrs " Ha «ie Sprank was in ' BABY gold SHOES bronze, FINISHED IN $2.00 per pair. Mail cash and shoes to Wilders Store, Estherville, Iowa. 18p37-40 KOSSUTH'S MARKET PLACE ..—biggest bargain—4000 copies of your wani ad distributed for only a few cents. ADVANCE. II INLAID LINOLEUM, linowall, tile, laid by experts. Custom work.—Cowan Bldg. Supply Co., phone 275, Algona. 13ul8tf Mr and Mrs. John Hintz, of Eagle Grove, visited last week at i Thursday till helpin ca« or-lier dau- * * — «»« t,*..^ »^.i V TT *n & iti\, i ' •" -- - - .mclglt: \J1 <J V t| V 1O1 ICU IdOt VVCUIV clb i, -JUT TIT \\f i Pearl Harbor bombing he tried j Ben B. Bakken here, in a letter j the home of their daughter, Mrs.lf me £ MR ?;. Wm ' Wcnze l and was turned down because he was then 45 years old. He tried again later, and also made an effort to get into the navy, but was turned down again. In November, 1942, the war department raised the age limit, and he entered the army air force. •-•• The only way to get overseas Max Gronbach. Michael Cronin is hre fro ™ written May26 to her sister, Mrs. K. S. Cowan, said in commenting on Algona's V-E observance: "On that day we were being transferred in a two and a halfjpj e w ju ton truck from near Trier Ger- j where he is em pi oye d many to a hospital near Ehen- navy by August 1. cno Alictflfi I *-, . , •« » ,. . t~t . Betty Martin and Genevieve . . Hollywood, Fla., visiting friends and neighbors at the McPreen and Hanifan home's. has been ill. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Engelby WANT ADS BRING BUYER and seller together; 4000 copies of your ad distributed for only a few cents. ADVANCE, tf FOR SALE — POLLED HERE- ford bulls, serviceable age, at farmers prices.—P. M. Christen- OR SALE— 6 year old black Arabian saddle horse. Roy hillips, Algona, Phone 255. 15p40 FOR SALE— Hampshire boars serviceable age, immune and guaranteed!'' New stock for old customers '(Joseph Skow, Wfcs- !„„ "f . 17n3H-40 NOT! tpon made on. H TUESDAY. JUNE 12, NOTICE-I WILL NOT , tponsible for my debt. madeby my wife; o C 19«, res. CARD OF THANKS Mr. and Mrs. Anton Anderson received many flowers, cards, and gifts on the occasion of their golden wedding anniversary last Wednesday, and have ex-j pressed to friends their gratitude i lor the remembrances 30(3)40' old, and two sons, of, Austin, Minn., - son, Lone Rock, la. 12ul8tf spent a week ago Sunday at the parental Mrs. Olaf Engelby's. FOR SALE—Hereford bulls, ser- vieable age. Both registered Hollywood, i Carlyle Engelby, who had been and grade. Also good grade open by the see. Austria. Joseph Skow, Wesley 18p38-40 ., ..„„ .„ «... When we were told Germany i Be rgum have gone to Waterloo, for him was to volunteer for j huad surrendered no one did any- wncre the y plan on finding em- gunner training, but his age!t hln g; Some GIs drove by in a p ] oymcn t. barred the way till a slip of the ' } e , G P and offered us champagne. Cramer Davis is visiting at the •_ T . . t n t n. . , • \A1 n rfj-vl Vlr\r«n riV*nti41ntltn+i-it>-rUii_ *.. - - ° __ pen in January, 1943, put his \ Wc SolTnerc * b ° u t \° t that ni S !lt ' age down as 34, and within a few months he was a gunner on a B-24 overseas. The olde.(l gunner in the SWP he spent 13 months overseas, tir cd, dirty ,and crabby. ' V ur hospital is set up in a former German prison camp. Il ' s a hard J° b • • • tnc ' mon art- tmn > underfed, and vermin in- and has 74 combat missions to | fested ... but Florence Nightin his home of his grandmother, Mrs. Carrie Young, in Clarion. Harriett Bartlett, of Ledyard, is visiting at the home of her uncle, Guy Raney. Guests Memorial day at Mrs. Maude Wilson's were Mr. and at their place the past three j heifers, weeks returned home with them.! Mrs. George Thompson, Mrs. i Albert Barnes, Mrs. Harold Her- [ SHICK ELECTRIC RAZOR zog, and Mrs. J. McDonald at-j OWNERS—We are dealers in tended a guest day at the Meth-: Algona for Schick electric raz- odist church at Buffalo Center ois and repairs. Huxtable Fire- 1937 FORD LWB truck, very good condition; 1939 Lincoln Zepher sedan like new; 1941 Plymouth Deluxe coach in good shape; 1936 Chevrolet sedan, ready to go. All at ceiling prices or less. We buy used trucks, cars and pick-ups. Write, phone or come in and we will pay top cash price. W. E. Ley, Lakola. u40 E. Wiemer sione siore. 18u40if Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. W. and Craig returned Thursday . WANTED — SOMEONE for house from a short business trip to I cleaning and one or two hours Des Moincs and St. Joseph, Mo. I per day. — Phone 500 or 71 after IT TAKES GUNS AND AMMU- nition to fight wars; it also takes a balanced ration to enable your brood sow to produce a strong healthy litter. Walnut Grove minerals, plus a little tankage or oil meat and your home-grown grain, will produce a healthy litter. Don't put it off, and be sorry later. Now is the time.—Write or call H. S. Fain, phone 297-M., Humboldt. 20tf-eow POSITION OPEN * ....,._, , » *_ u .......it b ^n.j,j*w»u ^'-'i - - . J > i>i UUUL: VY nm-m a wui t ivu.. diiit s credit. Attached to the Jolly ! 8 alc would want us to carry on I Mrs Fay Katham and daughter, f int.!* V-tnt-n K ( It-,-, i ir-. Un U/-.««U^,rJ Sn \VP miJSt,. I •»«•_ i "•«*•.__ T-\_I -KT__I f TT Koger Bomb Group he bombed trie Japs o n New .bntian, hit tnc ! Mr. and Mrs. Del Ncal, of Hum- son _ Wish you could see the ere- j boldl; Mn and Mrs _ Hcrb Pal . Admiralty Islands, dropped high matory the Germans used here. | mer) of Fort Do dg e ; the Lee j explosives on Wewak and Ho.l-; There are bones still lying on , wilson family, Hardy; and the' aiuua, men across to tne (Jeie-' tnc hearth, and it s not very j Ray v/ilson family, Livermore; bes and up to Borneo, and north < pi'etty. '-- --• - -- to tne JrTiuippines. i Lieut. Bakken was graduated t or nis exploits he now holds' from Trinity Lutheran hospital, the Uistinguisned jMying Cross,' Kansas City, entered service in tne Air nnjudi, wan iuur clubiets, September, 1944, and was order-j a g o Sunday at the~ home of her tne unit citation, aim tne j-ac-; ed overseas in March, 1945. She ^ parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Un- Uic-Asiatic riuoon witn tnrec! has served in hospitals in France dcrberg. stars. i and Germany, and is now in i Mr. and Mrs. Culvert John- Mrs. E. A. Carpenter and son 5 p. m.-F. B. Timm, 210 E. Ken- n rh^nco for a steady Jackie returned Thursday after nedy St. 36tf :Hores a ? ? H n in vnnr lo three weeks with 'hnr Lmnfc I 1 permanent position in _youi lo- Mr. and B Olin. parents, | • i Mrs. Viola Mathews and Robert Taylor, Omaha. j Mr. and Mr.s. Duane Benge, i of Bradgate, were guests a week WA NT S IFOR dcrn home' 5 rooms and bath, oil furnace, at 822 East Call. See Joel M. Herbst, Real Estate and Insurance. 23u40 1 saies , . , . . vnn you business and start you. FOR SALE-MODERN 8-room ! Sales experience and farm ac- nt quamtance desirable but not necessary. Earnings $50 to $100 facturer. No reconversion problems. Can use a good man with car to contact farmers on and service. Will teach home, apartment upstairs ! at 520 N. Jones. Now $4250. See Wniie stationed in New Guin- ] Austria, ea he -learned ms son Kooert, I serving witn the signal corps,! had tne same AFO number, ana getting, a week's leave he nitch-' iiikea tcj-'Biak to visit him. He' also has'another son William., with the Chrysler corporation ii. Detroit, oh. the.supply end of thv battle line. During World War I he enlisted arid'spent one year i. Italy attached to the Italian ai my with the 545th ambulanci section. . Though eligible for discharg on two counts, being overage ant having sufficient points, he ha elected to stay in the army ti! final victory. He is currently- assigned to the base financi office at Buckley field. Luverne. bu. Henry Miller, 10p40 j UL u&v 11. uunes. j.'suw oi^tju. out; ; - . " ^~ . ~; . Tir«;*« p. ., ,'joel M. Herbst, Real Estate and i a week No investment. Write Richland Insura . nnp . 91 , l4n Sales Manager, 306 So. 51 St, LIVERMORE James Anderson, of Humboldt, isited last week with his grand- arents, Mr. and Mrs. John /Terris. First communion servihes 1 son entertained Mr. and Mrs. Herman Pooch and sons Donald and Delain, of Ottosen, a week! ago Monday. Delain, who spent j a furlough visiting his parents, returned Tuesday to Fort'Knox, Ky. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Erpelding and Andrew Erpelding attended the funeral services for Dr. and Mrs. Laubenthal's son at Emmetsburg last week Monday I: FOR SALE—SET '•• of -; s harness, FLOOR SANDING AND REFIN- j ishing. Heavy commercial i equipment. Portable power plant. | Omaha, Nebraska. USED TRUCK 650s, 700s. stone store. TIRES — 600s, Huxtable Fire- lOu'iO _j • TEACHER. 20. WANTS WORK for two monhs. Inquire Advance office. 10u40 vere held at Sacred Heart Sun- morning. .ay morning for a class of four. D r - Laubenthal. iris and four boys: Marjorie! L V aia Groh - who 1S employed »Veber, Rose Dangiesser, Harri- "n Des Moines, spent the week- jt Schaeffer, Michael Gilligan, end visiting her parents, Mr. •», , . . •-, vt H rt/lr*;.' T^iVin r_ Wev are cousins of WANTED-WOMEN- TO WORK m reconditioning department. —Kent Motor Co. ' 8u31tf and Mrs. John Groh. LEDYARD ALGONA MARINE HAS LETTER IN n M. REGISTER Kossuth readers of the De; Moines Register were intcrestcc to find the following letter frorr Pfc. Glenn L. Stueve, son of Mr and Mrs. Arthur Stueve, forme Algonians who now live at Doll iver, in the Open Forum page o; a repent Register. He is a patient in Ward 23, U. S. Nay} Hospital, San Leandro, Calif, and -he- wrote: "I .dori't know how to start this letter. But I want t o tell you 'how much I enjoyed the good .old Register today. I happened,, .to drop in to the reception-room today, and I picked up a "paper to read— and it was the Des.-Moines paper! "I just got back from overseas Sunday. '-It'is really swell to be back in the good old United States. I can hardly wait to get back 1 to' good old Iowa, but I guess I won't. get there for a while. "I 'was in the battle of Iwc Jima. My buddy and I were sworn in the marine corps al Des Moines the same time. Wc had been together almost 2f months. He got killed on Two Jima. We were both farm boys before we came in. I live at Algona, and he lived near Waverly. You would be surprised how 'jTiany Iowa boys you meet. They're all right in there pitching away. "I know the folks on the home front are doing their share. We still have a big job ahead. But we will do it." Pvt. Stueve was inducted intc service December 29, 1943, and was assigned to the marines, and shipped to the Pacific area. He i.s suffering from a chronic illness, as well as being wounded. He Is expected soon on leave to visit his wife and small daughter and with his parents at Doll- iven A brother, Henry Stueve, recently 'visited here on furlough. William Hof 1st German Prisoner . to Reach Algona Sgt. William Hof, first returning German war prisoner, arrived last week Sunday on 60-day fuolough with wife and children here. He reached New York and telephoned Mrs. Hof Memorial day. Gunner on a B-17 >bomber, he had been overseas since November, and on December 31 was taken prisoner while on a mission over Germany. Hof was imprisoned at many places, finally from' Nuremberg was transferred to Mooseberg, and there liberated. On arrival here he saw his baby daughter Jorine for the first time. Monday the sergeant and his family went to Luverne to visit Hof's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edw. G. Hof, farmers. lerman Tnode, Benny Davis, Esther Birnbaumer, and Lau- cnce Werner. Following coin- lunion a breakfast was .served .o the children. Mrs. Thomas Payne, of Blue •:arth, Minn., was a weekend ,uest at the Bert Hanifan home. > A week ; .he is a niece of both Mr. and Doocy family attended a family ™ % '• ^ , picnic at the Mrs. Mary McGuire Mrs. Capesius has been con-; homc at Bancroft. Others aimed to her bed several days j tending: the Bernard McGui,rei ' U E erm ir Wlth £ cart troubl °- family, Titonka; the Chas.v Mc- Mrs. Warner Bratz and daugn- ] Gu ires, /Richard... Mepkes,.,.-Law-, r Ei,«,h P H, Ann roi,,rnnH on • - •' iBcrgmans; and -"Mir and 1 WHITE ONION SKIN thin paper, cockle finish, 8V->xl4, just received.—ADVANCE. FOR SALE—TWO-21 ,G Farm- all cultivator. Good condition. Orville Holdren, Algona. Ilp40 er Elizabeth Ann, returned Thursday to Waterloo pending a week visiting after i Kenneth with ! croft. McGuire, all of Ban- 5prong, and with tVhittemore. The Lutheran vith FOR SALE— MODEL A John Deere tractor and cultivator. 12p|o •FOR SALE—1936 -Chevrolet 4- door. Good conditio'nV excellent tires. Don Hayerly, "Wesley ' i^£ a j cn ^f', M ^u and Mrs ' Fnink , A wok ago Sunday the Chas. .„, _„ a SJS t cr a t g as h ara f a mily visited relatives in Fort Dodge. They also call- Bible school 0( j at the Anderson home, and ommenced O n June 4th, and j ust m j ssc d seeing Mr. and Mrs. vas to conclude at the close of August Anderson and twin dau- he week. Geraldme Anderson ' ghters, who left only an hour be•—*"•' the Rev. H. W. Mueller,^ by tr ain for Illinois, where : classes held m the lhoy arc go i ng to manage a farm house - ' for Mrs. Anderson's father. Mr. -.Anna Pooch left Friday , Anderson taught in Ledyard sev- or Albert Lea, Minn., for a visit' era i yoars ago . Since then he mlh her daughter, Mrs. William has been in the Merchant Mar»T lcr ' I incs, but has recently -been dis- Mrs.- Dennis Skow was hostess j Mrs. V. A. Barrett ' and son o the Lutheran Aid at her farm charged. lome Thursday afternoon. Af- came home a week ago Sunday .er the business meeting a social f rnm the Buffalo Center hospi- mernoon was spent. A 25c tal 'unch was served at the close of; _ _ _ the afternoon. The Alvin Lenertx, family vis- itedl Sunday at Oscar Becheli's in Eagle Grove. Mrs. Irene Ramus and daughter ,Marilyn left Tuesday morn- ; ing for Farragut, Ida., where' •hey were t 0 join Mr. Ramus who is stationed there. Othelia Johnson, of St. Paul, vlinn., and Mrs. Josephine Farb, if Anoka, Minn., visited Tuos- lay at the home of their sister, VIrs. Ernest Logue. Bill Shultz broke his arm Frilay evening when he assisted firemen in pumping water from •ain flooded basements. Richard Hewitt, member of i -he senior class, left Friday [or Fort Snelling for induction into '.he army. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Sprong and "ive children, of Spencer, spent Memorial day visiting his par- 2nts, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sprong. WANT-ADS are the biggest bargain in the world—4000 copies of your ad distributed for a few cents. ADVANCE. tf building materials •' at lowest RED CEDAR SHINGLES and prices. Blue Earth Lumber Co., Blue Earth, Minn. 16ii40-42 FOR SALE—GOOD Shorthorn heifer, first calf, fresh any day. 4 mi. east, 3J/2 mi. north, Donald Weaver, Algona. 16p40 FOR SALE—STANDARD bred race horse stallion, eligible for registration. Will be two years old in August. Call 2F4, C. A. Geilenfeld, Algona. 22p38-41 ivOR SALE — EAGLE WATER proof home insulation, "blown i in." Expart inspection, estimating service.—Cowan Bldg. Supply Co.. phnne 275. Aleona. 17ul8tf FOR SALE—80 ACRES near Algona, good buidings, one of the best producing 80's in Kos- i suth co. Good price if bought at once. C. W. Nicoulin, Algona. 27u39-40 ABERDEEN ANGUS BULLS of finest breeding and quality; i also Shorthorn bulls, ready forj service, and Ayrshire bulls 4 to i 3 mo's. old. Prices reasonable.— Ben G. Studcr, Wesley, la. 29u20tf FOR SALE—^EVEBA^p- ygung horses, priced 't'o sell. ' Wanted, old, blind or any cheap horse. Wm. Durant, Algona. 18p40 FOR SALE— Bay Shetland, 4 years- old, gentle. Sidney Wai- burg, Algona. Ilp40 WE WISH TO THANK OUR many friends and neighbors i,or. the beautiful flowers and many kindnesses extended to us at the' time of the sickness and death O f our beloved wife and mother. Adam Stcinman and children. 39p40 Leo M. Mergen Painting and Decorating I am going into business for myself. Ycur work will be appreciated. Until I am able to get a phone please drop a card or call ai my home. 214 East Elm Street, Algona. 20° 0 Superphosphate Use SUPERPHOSPHATE on your alfalfa after ihe first cutting of hay. Give us your bookings at once. We will have a car on track Ihis week. First come—First served. See us '-for MILLET, CANE, SUDAN and oliher forage seeds. ' • We still have some SOY BEAN INOCULATION. We have plenty of FERTILIZER for your lawns and gardens. A few large tomato plants are left. Algona Flour & Feed Co. PHONE 257 NEW AND USED MACHINERY Form Supplies, Feeds and Seeds NEW Tractor sweep rakes, Jay-Hawk slackers, steel and wood wagon boxes, sieel water tanks, hog feeders and waterers, steel gates. Speedy cultivator shields, sweeps and shovels, harrow drawbars, bale hay hoists, bale ties, Gillette tires and tubes, batteries, hog oilers and medicated hog oil, heavy duty oil, Mullins 90-day seed corn. USED 5-ft. mower, cultivator for Case tractor, 1 H. C. Case tractor and cultivator. Taylor Implement Co. PHONE 257 ALGONA, IOWA Just Received CARLOAD OF STEEL POSTS CARLOAD OF WOVEN WIRE AND BARB WIRE We have lots of lumber to build with if you have a rating. BETTER COME IN AND SEE US. Botsford Lumber Co* Phone 256 Jim Pool PLAYSUIT 5c Sanforized Shrunk Shorl sleeve, long leg. Strongly Made. Sizes 2to 7. AUCTION SALE Saturd'y,Junel6 8:30 p. m. MAIN STR€€T Lone Rock, la. 3 pair bed pillows 12 bed comforters Ivory Riverside cook stove, excellent condition army blanket Pictures lace curtains 4 bed blankets 2 pr. lined silk living room drapes 4 bedspreads, Perfection heating stove 2 ball bearing carpet sweepers Floor waxer Foot locker 2 Whatnots small rugs hall tree Hotpoint electric iron 2 alarm clocks Aluminum chicken fryer pr. ice skates wire coat hangers, curtain rods and shades fruit jars 3 wash tubs brass bed and springs mop wringer upholstered rocking chair 1 5-gallon cream can all-copper boiler Set of dishes Royal electric shaver U. S. W A. will serve lunch ^ • Mrs. Harry Montgomery Auc't,: Fred Flaig ,'. /Terms: Cash] FOR UP AND DOING YOUNGSTERS Vacationing on a farm or working in the backyard Victory Garden calls for sturdy wearables that can "take it." Country cottons answer the call to action. Cool, comfortable, and very washable! Dresses slacks, shorts and overalls are right for ambitious little boys and girls looking for fun this summer. Little 3 to ^overalls, Blue Gaberdine-- $-'•-'•' Cool rayon and cotton cloth $!•« Blue and while striped seersucker $1-^ Striped basque sizes 3 to S 7»c'-$!.*»' Girl's shorts in navy or white cotton twill at $2-25—7 to 14. Rayon gaberdine in pastels at $3.25 7to 14 basque shirts- plain and striped $1 to $Uf in navy and 7 to 14 slacks or brown cotton rayon cloth at $2.25 and $3.25 3 to 8 suspender shorts in light blue denim . $1.10 Children's Store second floor

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