Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on July 17, 1945 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, July 17, 1945
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PAGE SIX. KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCE, ALGONA, IOWA Ireland Monument Honors Five Swea Cityans 'ZIP' KOONS & OTHERS ARE IK BRAVERY GROUP Swea City, July 10—It hasn't been more than five years since "Zip" Koons, Harry Johnson, "Doc" Minkol. Mrs. Geo. Regner, 62, Swea City, Dies Monday, July 9 Swea City, July 16 — Death | claimed a long time resident here last week Monday night when "O'its" Kraus ' Ml ' Si Geol 'g e Regner died at her and Dick O'Green would have laughed lonR and loud nt the home south of town. idea that a monument might be erected in their honor. At thai time all the boys were instructor, has scheduled a concert to be held on tho .Seneca Mrs. Hegner had been in fail- sc hool grounds Wednesday evening health for several years, but j ng ot noxt W eek. had gone about her work as us- j PROGRAM GIVEN AT A LEDYARD WSCS MEETING Ledynrd, July 16—Mrs. D. B. Mayer was hostess to 'the Metho'" ce " 1S r ianneQ — 1111 clist WSCS Thursday afternoon Gerald, Neimeyor, local band. ... fin n , tpnrHn - V sn i pnrli d Concert is Planned— ual till May, when she had a ^ \ gallstones operation at Roches- 1 ' in civilian life working ;it their ter. Recovery proceeded satisfact- Two Have Tonsils Out— Clarence Osborn and Crouoh had their tonsils' removed at tho Mueller hospital nt j with GO attending. A splendid program was given by Mrs. Glenn Burrows, Mrs. George Thompson, Mrs. August Sprank, and Mrs. Wilson Brack. Two musical numbers were enjoyed. Bobby '< Mrs. Thompson and Mrs. Jos. jobs in stores, offices, or farms ori , an( £ s ' he was allowed t o' Fcnlon Tliursclav morning, of this community. Ireland, tng- L clurn home Ju]y L she was ap _ ' " ' 1 t il 1 \ ..,,,,.,,,41.- „., *!»„ , land, North Africa, and were just places on a them. But it wasn't long before parenUy on the way map to . ]1h whpn ,,],„ sl] , back to that was changed. Now there's i a war monument nenr the city hall at Belfast, Ireland, dedica- Otlior Seneca \ews. Mrs. Ole Pedcrson wont to the health when she j came ill the evening of July 9, and death soon followed. Born Anna Josephine Oster- buuer daughter of Mr. and Mrs. j while Mrs. Long is recuperating Joseph Osterbauer, Algona, Oct.' from a tonsil operation at the Maync sang a duet, and a group of children, accompanied by Vivian Wcntworlh sang several songs. At the next meeting to i be held in two weeks Mrs. Wil- Brack will bo hostess, and . home of her daughter, Mrs. Dale i a bake sale will be held. A bus- Long, near Ringsted, Wednesday j mess meeting will precede the evening to care fo r the family | sale, which will be held at about —, , . , . . . josepn (jsieroauer, /YIKOIIU, uui. • iriim a IUIIMI uui'iuuuii HI mu •»«»«.•» ted to the first American troops , 8 M Regner in ca rly I Mueller hospital at Fcnton Thurs-| Ca " s ° n "™ pl!a L P ?* Ien hr . ,, to land m that country and al , childhood lived nea ° Fenton, then I clav morning. Mr ' and M «- p h .nsty Hinnck- five Swea City men WC.TC in that neai . Bancroft . Lifelong Cath-1 Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Jensen ace- sen accompanied Mr and Mrs. olic, she was married in St. ! ompanicd by Mrs. Clara Mcllom ' Hans Hinncksen to Fort Dodge John's church, Bancroft, Jan. 20, | and daughter Marilyn spent last i a week ago Monday to visit the * . .. . _ " _ *".'..• . i -n-, r-.v*'<< c-1 r« f rtt* i\/l Vc« f'm'ltrlrt H VtfO group. 'Zip' Koons in Group. Today the five are not together any more. "Zip" Koons sprang into world headlines one 1903, to George Regner. The , Thursday afternoon visiting couple farmed near Bancroft for the home of Mrs. Jensen's sister, sister Mrs Cm lylen ye, and Sgt. Willis Dyer were Fairmont Friday afternoon. •Mrs. Tice Brack, Mrs. Walter Miller and Mrs. Govern were at Fairmont Wednesday. 4 Lieutenant Gets a Release from Army Swea City, July 16—Another Swea Cty boy has reached home with an honorable discharge from the army after seeing action in the European theater of war. 1st Lieut. Robert Berggron, fighter pilot with 86 missions to his credit, has been in this country since completion of his last mission, and has ben serving as flying instructor at Pcrrin ield, Tex. He was graduated from Western == Union college at LeMars three ' years ago, just before entering the army air corps. Laage and Edith, and 24 mem- benNwere present. Mrs. Walter Weisbrod was a guest, After the business meeting several con- tests were conducted by Mrs. W. E. Laage, and winners .were Florence Weisbrod, Lorena Dreyer and Mrs. Donald Weisbroch August hostesses aro "\ Dreyer and Florence Lunch was served at th the afternoon. Boot Training for Swea Cityan Ended Swea City, July 16—Donald Nelson, Sic, has completed boot training at Great Lakes, and is spending a leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George K. Nelson. He expects to return to night in August, lf)42, when he j for 35 years. seven years, then near Swea City Mrs. E. L. Erdahl, at Blue Earth. | P ital „ , .... Mrs. Cecil Anderson and Rog- j Frandle went down to visit her, fired the first shot by nn Amor-! Mrs. Regner was the mother o£': er accompanied Dale to Faiv- ican soldier on Nazi held soil | five children, all living: Mrs. | mont Thursday afternoon to vis- during the commando raid on j Lawrence Waldcrs, Armstrong, j it Mrs. Dale Anderson and the who is ill In a hosl Chicago for training in a navy Thursday Mrs John racho school. He is a graduate this spring of the Swea City high school, and passed speical examinations qualifying him for Fovmer Teacher a Visitor— Louise Wilson, of Hawarden, Dieppe, which was the first feel-j Julia, registered er in preparation for D-day. | Bend. Ind.; Mrs. nurse, Arne South . baby daughter. Oster-'i who taught here several years navy program training in this branch of the aby daughter. . , ago and at Mapleton • last year, Pfc. Harold Osborn arrived j came Wednesday to visit a t the j p oo l Hall Closed' Edward Kroner home. ' Now "Zip" is back in the states j gaarcl, Swea City; Louis and Ber- ! home Wednesday evening fi'°m for the second time since Dicpne ] nadine, at home. j Victoria, Tex., for a 21-day fur- and he's a first lieutenant. He Besides the children and hus- , lough with his parents, the Roy , Son for the Ted Greens — is spending his furlough helping band there are two sisters,_Mrs. | Osborns. I Mr. and Mrs. Ted Green arc ] --. • - -• is spending his furlough helping band there are two sisters, Mrs. Osborns. I Mr. and Mrs. Ted Green arc j ,,.y wca Y i? 11 if Ib , Y , with the farm work of relatives ' Jos. Greiman, St. Paul, Sister Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Thomp-1 parents of a son born last weekI V ly P. 0 " 1 , , , ,u .,, and friends here. He doesn't ! Mary Valentine, of the order of' son and .son Williard. of Cylin-1 Tuesday at the Buffalo Center since July 1, due to_tne illness know vet whether he will have ' St. Francis of Assisi, sisterhood j der, were Sunday evening guests hospital. !? j owner ' ..•* acKLriiies,- wno _ - 1 - ... . p ., . .-..•.. i t i . -. -, «i . i L nnrinn r»r\ofn Tir\M nf l^nnnrvciPi* Gilles, Owner, 111 Swea City, July 16—The Swea , , . . _ _ to take a third trip across the i mother house, in Milwaukee; and at Norman Thompson's a week Atlantic or be sent to help con- j five brothers, Lawrence. Gilford, j ago. quer the Japs. 'Doc' Minkel's Record. Other Ledynrd News. Doctor Minkel. Lt.-Col.. Af ic decorations and citations. He doesn't talk much about it, but a? levements in canng for tho wounded under fire. Mont.jLewis, Onamia, Minn., and j Bertha Olsen is a patient at Mrs. D. B. Mayer and Peggy John, Joe and Matt, Wyoming, i the Kossuth hospital in Algona, i left Saturday for Waterloo to Grandsons are Gerald and j following an appendectomy last'visit several days with her par- week Tuesday evening. ents, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Dun- Mrs. Wm. Richmond and ham. Barbara Mayer, who for children, of Armstrong, were j nine weeks has been visiting her Thursday evening callers at the | aunt, Mrs. A. C. Miller, at Bir- Roy Osborn home. j mingham, returned home with La Von Thompson began work- i them Tuesday night, ing at the Bert Hufhs drug Rose Marie McDonald went store in Emmetsburg last week to Bancroft last week Monday, Alur soclety ot St ' T , , Johns were Thursday, i the Rev. Jos. Schultes in charge, Sanftner, J Klock- Otho Kraus went through all of the North African and most of the Italian campaigns, winning promotions and decorations. Then, despite the fact that transferring from tho infantry to the air forces would noccssi'nte relinquishing the rank of staff sergeant he applied for and was ' ler, John Deim, John Karsten, all of Swea City, and Martin . Wabba, Rodman. 1 Among out of town friends and it the Monday morning. Mrs. Russel Jensen tonsils removed at tho Miller hospital in Fenton last week Thursday. Schneider, Cylinder; the Dewey Cochranes, Blue Earth; the brothers, John, Jos., Matt., and sister Mrs. Greimann. The daughter PIONEERS HOLD , . ,. i . LUL 1V11S. \-JJ- U1111UI111. -LUC UC1UK1' »•*-»• granted ^a transfer,_ : and f; iis^now i JuUl wag unaWe lQ Qttend aswas the sister, Sister Mary Valentine. SENECA JENSEN FAMILY HOLDS USUAL REUNION Seneca, July 16—The J. H. Jensen home was the scene of a family reunion last week Sunday. Present were Mr. and Mrs. Guy Griffith, and daughters Goria and Diana of Des Moines; Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Hokenstad, and Mr. and Mrs. Mervin Hokenstad and two children, of Garretson, S. D., Dr. and Mrs. stationed at the air field at Sioux City. One Not Returning. Dick O'Green returned to his outfit after a Christmas furlough nt the home he hncln't seen in nearly four years. He, too, was in the heaviest action in North Africa and Italy as a member of the "Red Bull' (34th) division, and acquitted himself with bra- ery and coolness under fire. Harry Johnson, fifth member of the group, won't be coming back. He gave his life in the Italian campaign, and is buried somewhere in Italy. Memorial Discovered. The Belfast monument was was brought to local attention recently by Cpl. Virgil Peterson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Peterson, who sent a copy of the Belfast Messenger featuring a photograph of himself and soldier friends posed before the monument. In a letter Virgil explained he was taking a vacation sightseeing trip to Belfast, after having been based in England some months. Since he was from Iowa he was interested in the monument in honor of the famous 34th division, which was comprised mostly of Iowa and Minnesota boys, including some from his home town. Swea City, July 16—A traditional reunion of the descend- and Tuesday accompanied a cou- had her [ sm to Des Moines, wbere she visited her sister and 'family, Dr. and Mrs. J. R. McNcrney. Mrs. Edward Kroner's sister, Mrs. Walter Prigge, of Rochester, Minn., came Wednesday night to visit both here and at the parental J. A. Bargar's in Lakota. Florence Kress, who has been assisting her sister, Mrs, Frank Nitz, was taken seriously Suffer had an operation at Rochester July 10. Mr. Gilles has been in poor health for some time, and now plans to sell his business eo.uipment. Mrs. Gilles went to Rochester to be with her husband during his operation and convalescence. •Jast ''week^ Tuesday ; evening;' -and ants of five families long ago nei- | was taken to the Fairmont hos- ghbors in the province of Smn- | pitr.l. land, Sweden, was held at In- j Bertha Solbcrg, of Ringsted, lerlakcn park July C. The original families were the Magnussens, Samuclsons, Swcn- sons, Andersons, and S. M. Johnsons. All came to America in the late '70s and ealy '80s, and setlecl in Swea and Eagle townships. Descendants of the clan now live in many states, including Washington, California, the Dakotas and Minnesota. Many of | and Lillian Kvamsdale, of Swea City, were visitors at the Methodist Aid Thursday at the D. B. Mayer home. Mrs. Lena Junkermeier left last week Monday for Hubtaard to spend several weeks with her sister, Mrs. Win. Brandt. T-Sgt. Willis Dyer, of Miami Beach, Fla., is spending a furlough visiting His parents, Mr. the young men are in overseas j and Mrs. H. M. Dyer, service a(_ present. Attending from here were: Supervisor Myron Johnson, Mrs. Anna Larson, the Oscar Bcrg- grcns, the John A. and J. J. An- A. W. Krause, of Cherokee; Dr. dersons, Mrs. Theo. Anderson, and Mrs. Perry Jensen, of Geo- Mrs. John E. Pchrson, Mrs. C. A. rge; Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Jensen and Mrs Christina Jensen, Fenton; Mrs. Clara Mellom and daughter Marilyn, who is visiting relatives here from Northgate, N. D. A dinner was enjoyed at noon at which Mesdames J. H. and P. H. Jensen and A. W. Krause were hostesses. Lofstrom, and the O. L. Thore- sons. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Welfare and Doris were in Blue Earth last Thursday ,and Mr. Welfare had dental work done. Mrs. Charles Bashara's brother, Sam Munyer came Wednesday to visit while on a furlough. Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Brack Patient in a Trip To Visit Daughter Swea City, uly 16— Mrs. Nellie Elliott, who has been sick and at times bedfast during most of the summer, was able recently to make the trip by car to her daughter Marguerite's at Coulter, where she. i.s visiting for some time. Marguerite,' who is Mrs. Gordon Bjerke, and her three children returned to Coulter Sunday after a few days here. + Neighbors Club at i, Fenton in Session ' Fenton, July 16—The Friendly Neighbor club met Thursday afternoon with Mrs. C. F. C. Maybe You Can Take It" How About that Youngster? Must he suffer from boiling summer heat and frigid winter drafts merely because of you? Don't you owe lit" to him, if not to the other members of your family, to find out about the comfort and protection an EAGLE CERTIFIED INSULATION JOB in your home. Perhaps, due to shortage of gasoline, we may not be able to contact you as soon as we should, but you may be assured that if you call us, we will make it a point to see you immediately. Just phone 27fi. > T o down payment. 8 Years to pay. 1st payment Nov. 1st, Cowan Building Supply Company = Phone 275 ALGONA =1 WELFARE GROUP IN CONVENTION AT SWEA CITY Swea City, July 16—An annual picnic of tho north central branch of the Lutheran Welfare society was held here this week Monday. Weather permitting potluck dinner was to be served in Reynolds park. A program at the Immanuel Lutheran church included an address by the Rev. E. Doering, of Des Moines, music by St. Paul's Lutheran church, Lakota, a children's group from the Titon- the local cvongregation. A quarterly business meeting followed the program. Children who accompanied parents to the convocation were entertained a) a recreational program on the school grounds during the afternoon session. The Welfare society has as its object the care of homeless children and those from broken homes. The local pastor, the Rev. A. M. Youngqui.sl, was in charge of arrangements for the meeting. 4. SAILOR AT HOME. Swea City, July 16—Buell Johnson, MM2c of the coast guard, arrived unexpectedly lust week Monday for a few days with his wife and daughter. He had been on sea duty aboard a destroyer in the Atlantic and lias traveled as far us the Red Sea. Group to Circle Meeting— • Mesdames Norman Thompson, Sam Olson, Albert Cody, and daughters Helen and Donna Jean and Handa Olsen attended a St. John's circle meeting at the Amer Cody home west of Fenton Wednesday afternoon. Helen Cody gave a talk on the Indian school at Wittenberg, Wis., where she has been teaching a summer school, and Donna Jean Cody and Wanda Olsen sang a duet. Club Programs Prepared— Mrs. C. O. Bailey, chairman of the Modern Mixers program committee had a committee meeting at her home Wednesday afternoon, at which time programs were made out for the coming year. Assisting were Mesdames Cecil Baldwin, Jens Peterson, and Henry Looft. Teacherage Improvements— The Seneca Teacherage is having the interior and second story rooms redecorated. Gerald Niemeyer, of Armstrong, and Supt. Schuler, of Swea City, are doing the work. DO FALSE TEETH Rock, Slide or Slip? FASTEETH, an improved powder tf be sprinkled on upper or lower plates, holds false teeth more firmly In place. Do not slide, Blip or rock. No gummy, eooev, pasty taste or feeling. FAS- TK13TH Is alkaline (non-acid). Does not sour. Checks "plate odor" (denturt breath). 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