PAGE TWO KOSStlTH COUNTY ADVANCE, ALGONA, IOWA Leonard_Appelquist, Nazi Prisoner lor 2 Years, Pbones TELLS PARENTS HE EXPECTS TO GET HOME SOON Swea City, June 18—A phone call from New York last week Tuesday morning brought word to Mr- and Mrs. C-. J. Appelquist that their son, Sgt. Leonard, who had been a-prisoner of the Nazis for np'-uly two yenrs, was once more on home soil. Leonard told his parents he was feeling fine, and would arrive in the middle west soon, though he was not certain what reception center he would be sent to; . He was captured June 25, 1943. when the Flying Fortress on which he was tail gunner crashed in Europe during a Ivjiii'iing mission from an English base. Details of his capture are not yet known here, but a fellow inmate of the same German camp, Sat. Truman Tallcdci 1 . of the Silver Lake .community' was captured on the same chy when the crc-w of his plane '<'a.« forced to bail cut at 24-000 feet aftrr be- insi hit by flake, now back at his I dames Albert Cody. Norman A. H. Hundeby and Wm. Guycr. The lots, which adjoin the Butterfield residence on the south, are being purchased for use as building lots at some future time., Schwartzes Visit Sperbecks— I Lt. and Mrs. Robt A. of the army air base „. _,. ville, N- C., spent a few days at the parental Ray Spc-rbecks, and Fenton- Other Siven City. The Rev- Wilfred Borne, of Minneapolis, is spending a few days at the home of his mother- in-law. Mrs- Hannah Anderson. ( His wife, the former Florence I. Anderson, came earlier to visit her sister, Mrs. Harold Christensen, : Who is moving from Wall- ingfordjto California. . Shirley Lea Treat returned ; home the fore part of last week after a two weeks visit in Chicago, Joliet, and Morris, 111- She was accompanied by her friend, Naomi Jean Thiel- O f Armstrong. Capt- Harld Schuler arrived Wednesday from England, where he has been on, duty with the army air forces. He will visit Band Mothers Elect— The Seneca band mothers had their regular meeting at the home of Mrs. Frances Foley on Thursday afternoon with Mrs- I Irvin Classen as assistant hostess. It was the annual business meet- were elected: president, Mrs- Martin Wilberg; vice, Mrs- Robert Burt, and sec.-treas. Mrs. Irvin Classen. Birthday Party for Two— Jeanne Wilberg and Roger Carey were guests at a birthday party held in their honor at the Ronald Carey home near Ringsted a week ago Monday. Present were . the Jen s Halvorson, Robert Halvorson- and Otto Wilberg families, the Linus Jensens and Albert Ull- estads of Ringsted, and'the Jess ; Halvorsons and Jerrold Halvor' sons. i Mr. and Mrs. Carl Odin received word Wednseday morning that Mrs. Odin's father had been seriously injured at his home at Austin, Minn. The chores at the Odin place were taken care of by Caleb Hartshorn, Ken- UNION M. & D. CLUB MEETING AT SARCHETT'S Union Twp., tfune,18—The Mothers and Daughters club met at Mary Sarchett's Thursday afternoon with 25 members and 12 guests present. Minnie Sarchet The meeting opened with the singing of the club'.song. The flag salute was led.y«by Luella Schenck. '•'• J A business meeting followed. A letter of thanks and appreciation was read by 'the assistant secretary, Ethel Gardner, from Sam and George McNult. • The president appointed a nominating committee to make out the club's new year books: Helen Vogel. Kate Annis, Mary. Sarchet. Flag etiquet was given byl Ethel Smith and a History of American and Foreign Flags was given by Mary Lichter. ' '• '"• Patriotic music solos, Just a Prayer Away, and'-K Had a Little Talk With The Lord, were sung NEWS NOTES FROM LIVERMORE Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Porter, I who spent a furlough visiting and Humboldt relatives, returned Mrs. John Seger and with his relatives in Humboldt, returned Sunday to Missouri, where he | Mrs. Orin Miller received a ' visit Saturday from her Vaster i of Algona- I Mrs. John Tuttle returned Fri, day from Portland, Ore., where she visited at the home of her son Leonard. Her grandson Tommy returned home with her for his summer's vacation- En route home they visited her dau- ! ghter, Mrs, Pat Gleason. at Omaha. 1 Kathryn Marso, of. Kearney Neb-, arrived Wednesday for a visit with her sister, Mrs. Alvin Lenerlz!, and with relatives at the Altman home. She had previously visited her mother in Huron, S. D-, and a sister at Mitchell, S. D. Mr. and Mrs. John Merris and Mr. and Mr's. Andrew Merris attended a family reunion Sunday at Orville' Eastman's, near coming ,as did other parcels from home. When the Russians aproached the Vienna area near where the camp was located, the prisoners were evacuated by the Nazis in a gruelling march. But the retreating Nazis with their prisoners soon met the oncoming Americans, to whom the German maior promptly surrendered- and an attack of yellow jaundice. Leonard, in one of the brief and .-.. -.—. Mr. Sanders attended the annual meeting of the northern Baptist association at Fort Dodge last week Tuesday. The annual picnic of the First Baptist church and Sunday, school will be held Wednesday j at Interlaken park, near Fair-! mont. j Mrs. Nellie Elliott, who is ill "* the home of her son Ivan,' continues fb remain -bedfast' little change in her condi- Mrs. Lillie Bone and daughter . e H o m e- by Mrs. to Minneapolis last week Tuesday. They returned Wednesday, acompanied by LaVonne Bailey, who has been attending the university of Minnesota. ,She will spend the summer with her parents. Other Seneca News. Mrs- Frances Foley and Mrs. on _ brother, Raymond I which closed the meeting. The joint meeting' usually held toy the' four rural clubs will not I be held this year. It has i n the the "latter part r1 S :entlTy , at Guv Hart h ° m ° f past o f June ' The next meeting arid'last regular meeting of the' club will be held at Helen Burt. year iam''and ___ ___ Mary Gretlau,"all of Bancroft- Mrs. Donald McKinney, two sons, Clayton, Wis., visited with her mother, Mrs. Nettie Beers- , . at Roberta Foley, of Bradgate, hn •_••/_ , ,_., !•'.... ""S"" 1 -; Legion Auxiliary meeting at Burt lunch was served. Sev- Carl Underburg. Mrs- Marcia Berryhill was an operation for appendicitis- Meets Home Pal in France— Pvt. Joseph Sanders, formerly of the state line neighborhood, is located in the Alps near Salzburg, Austria- In a recent letter to the Fairmont Sentinel he told of weekend trips to Nancy, France. In one of these he met the first home town acquaintance he had encountered since going overseas- It was Bruce Peterson, at Fairmont, and Joe was likewise the first home -acquaintance Bruce had met. Joe's mother. Mrs. Zora Sanders,' now is living in Fairmont.- "' Earl Berg in California— M-Sgt. Earl Berg is assigned to the AAF redistribution station No. 4 at the Santa Ana, Calif., air base. He completed 121 • missions as an. engineer with the 5th air force -and 365 combat hours in the "Pacific. He has been awarded the air medal with two oak leaf clusters, and the SW Pacific area and Philippine ribbons with four battle stars- He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Berg, of Swea City- Captain Quits Air Force— Capt. Merlin Larson, son ,of Mr. and Mrs- P. W. Larson, has been relieved of active duty in the air force after four years in North Africa, England, and recently at Eglin, Fla. He will leave soon for Clinton to resume his former position with the Curtis millwork company Daughter for Farm Couple— Mr. and Mrs. Ellsworth Carlson are parents of a daughter born Wednesday at a Mankato, Minn.- hospital. The Carlsons' who farm northwest of Swea Ci- ba'ra- The Floyd Smiths are the grandparents. ! Mrs. Harold Peterson is ser! iously ill at a Fort Dodge hospital, where she was taken a week ago Sunday- ALGONIANS ON PROGRAM FOR SENECA'S F. B. Seneca Township, June 18— Farm Bureau held last week'Tuesday evening. The I program opened with group i singing followed by musical | numbers by Roger and Ronald i Christcnsen of Algona, accom- Jeannette Ras—-i. of Ringsted. Osborne, 4-H leader intro- his demonstration team, . ( - - Peterson and Lloyd Os- rn, who demonstrated how to make a pig brooder- A Mr- Hed', of the Pioneer corn plant a film on In charge of the program wer the' Otto R. Jensens. Dettma: Nielsens, Clarence Madsens, an< • Jens Petersens. | Refreshments were served bj thq; J. H- Jensens, Jay Goddens i Oscar Pattersons, Delbert Giet . zenauers and James Doocys. | There will be no further meet ings' in Seneca township til September. Group to 4-H Rally— Kossuth girls held their rallj day at the Burt school last weel Tuesday, and Senecans attending wer.e Jeannne Wilberg and Donna Jean Cody, who are county off icers, Donna Moore, Margery Moore, Delores Wilberg, Doro thy Osborn- .LaVon Thompson and Betty Ann Bollig, also Mes- Coal Talk! Coal shipments are coming forward each week. If you will advise us when you can take in your coal we will endeavor to make delivery. PHONE 229 F. S. NORTON & SON - .-. „ officers j were elected. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jensen, Mr. and Mrs- James Doocy and daughters, and Mr- and Mrs. Art : Claussen and children spent last I Sunday at the Glen Hanson home near West Bend- Mrs. Hanson is the ' former Florence Jensen. Last week Monday and Tuesday guests at the R- L. Gowan 1 home were Mr- Gowan's sister Mrs. D. L- Gilmore. of Sioux City, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Kittenger, of Spencer. , Donna Jean Bollig spent - the Weekend before last *$t r '*Des Moines visiting Joan Kennedy- Joan is employed by an insurance company. Donna Jean Bollig and Grace Lund, of Ringsted, who attend summer school at Algona, spent the weekend with their parents Flynn Hunt, Glen Cage, Ho-' ward Richards, and Ralph Campbell attended a horse sale at Emmetsburg last Wednesday. Mrs. Flynn Hunt and Berdine, Mrs. Glen Cage, and Mrs. Herbert Krause spent Wednesday at Fairmont- •, Phill, 1, Louis Scott, Clarence Reibhoff, and Roy Adams. 1 Mrs. Sadie Schenck, who 'is here visiting from Minneapolis, attended. She is a ."charter member and although/she does not reside here she • keeps ttp her membership. ','•""• if The club will celebrate its 40^1 anniversary next February 1st. Finishes College Year— , \ Lt. and Mrs. Lerfay Adams spent last wek at Ames, where Mxs. Adams was ^infshing u!p her semester work., ].. She had been attending college while hj^r recently liberated from a Gdr- man prison near..Moose-berg, arid , has a CO-day furlough. i Ensign Visits at Home— Ensign Wallace Will came last Tuesday from Hanford, Mairie, and spent till Friday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Will. He is en route to San Francispo and no doubt after that the So. Pacific. DANCES! Legion Ballroom Bancroft refreshments were served. , Mrs. Mabel Paulson left Thursday for Des Moihes "to attend the Iowa Council of Republican Women- She is chairman of the program committee; Mrs- Will Slack, who has been caring for tier two grandchildren in Des Moines returned to> her home last week Tuesday. Mr. Slack also spent the weekend in Des Moines. Mrs. Perry Schreiber was in Des Moines. to attend the wedding of her son- Mrs. Ernest Logue and daughter Beverly left Saturday for a visit with Mrs, Logue's sister, Mrs. Bernard Fitzgerald, in Illinois- * Dinner guests a week ago Sunday at Francis Erpelding's were Mr. and Mrs. John Arend, of St- Benedict. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Behounek and sons of Pocahontas. Delores Erpelding, of Des Moines Mrs. Lena Fuhrman and son Paul, and Dorothy Steinman. Mr- and Mrs. Charles Cham- bers add sons, nhd toick Sh'ultz dhjoyed a trip - to, -Minnesota last Week. ,Mr. of Minneapolis derly, iversity iting tl John V Mrs. an ope , in For ling. Wonderly and Dick Won- ittending the state unspent- the weekend vis- eir parents, 'Mr- arid Mrs, 'on derly. . Harry Clark underwent ration at Mercy hospital Dodge Saturday morn- I Summer school for the Pres! byteria i and Methodist churches commenced last week Monday ! and continued through the week. Classes were held, from 9 to 3 COUNTY ADVANCE Weekly Newspaper. Entere< as SECOND CLASS MATPER DECEMBER 31, 1908, -at tie postofficG at Algona, Iowa under the Act of March 8. 18 9. TUESDAY, JUNE 19,, eadi day. Assisting the were Wayne Osbur, c, jamcn, Darlene Sykcs Mr. and Mrs- ' ier and two children -V^ week ago Monday , ^ mother, Mrs. Lucy TillZ new models of amazing beauty and sparkling tone ATFI SIGN USE Cold Preparations as directed. RADIO WARWICK MANUFACTURING CO «MOW.HorrlionS.,..|.Chh. 8 o44 ( , Buy More War Bondj YEARS OF i Your line is busy rm in to incut .y busy ROTARY SPEAKERS Speakers at yesterday's Rotary noon luncheon were Lts. LeRoy Adams and Dwaine Lighter, liberated war prisoners. Russell Thorpe, also liberated, was a guest, as was also Lt. Edwin Gilmore, son o Mrs. H. L. Gilmore. Other Union > T Mrs- :Roy Adams will entertain her circle of the Methodist church of Algona at her home Thursday afrternoon. 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