The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 6, 1937 · Page 14
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glgona Upper Be* jfflome* ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, MAY 6, 1937 WELCOME! EIGHTH DISTRICT ... Legion and Auxiliary Convention, May 11 HERE'S THE "GLAD HAND" COMMITTEE! TO ATTEND BIG ALGONA SESSION Welcome Signs on Every Door to Greet World War Groups Most of the members of the eleven convention committees are pictured above. Front row, left to right: J. H. Hoppe, Fred Jacobs, Melzar Falkenhainer, M. G. Norton, J. D. Lowe, Oliver S. Reiley, Pr. G. D. Walrath, Joe Harig. Second row, left to right: Joe Bloom, Ernest Evans, Lee Hopkins, William C. Ire- Ian, John Momyer, Glen Raney, Henry Becker. Back row, left to right: Harry Godden. Don C. Hutchison, John Bieser, John Foth, Theo. Larson, V. V. Naudain, G. D. Brundage, and Harry Hull. DISTRICT OFFICERS AND COMJIITTEEJIEN SERVING FOR 1937 LEGION PREPARE GREAT PROGRAM, The following committeemen, representing Hagg Post No. 90, have been working on their assignments and the program for the annual spring conference Executive Committee: M. G. Norton chairman. Commander J. D. Lowe, Adjutant Oliver S. Reiley. Banquet Committee: John Momyer chairman, Ralph Miedke, Harvey Beatty, Lee Hopkins. Fred Jacobs, Ray Ladendorf, V. V. Naudain. Registration Committee: E. A. Schemel. chairman. William Irelan, Dr G D. Walrath. Marvin Cam, Henry" Becker. E. S. Kinsey, Irvin Chapman and Art Riley. Parade Committee: F. L- McMahon, chairman, John Kohlhaas, A. L. Brown. Banquet Entertainment Committee: Glen Raney. chairman, Arthur Hueser, Theo. Herbst Street Decorations Committee: Alf Kresensky. chairman. J. H. Hoppe, E. J- Thiel, Leon Mcrritt, Horace Clapsaddle. Dance Committee: G. D. Brundage chairman, Harry Godden, Joe Bloom. Mel Falkenhainer, Charles Algona Office- ................. "Z™ '...'.' ......... Clark Eadic. Fort Dodge R«v. F. J. Knen, Webster City Sru£«r • :: T::=::::W fc^^rs Sg^wa" Saf^7 Z:. Vic Stueland. Forest City Junior Baseball Marksmanship Legislative National Defense !. Rockwell City ". j. \V. Hammas, Emmetsburg F. H. Cooney, Carroll R. E. Patterson. Eoone County Boone Calhoun Carroll Crawford COUNTY OFFICERS IN THE DISTRICT Commander Joe Rohmadahl Fred Harvey "'_"""'. • M. B. Skogsburg Hugo Saggau .... C. T. Hansen ............. Hamilton ................................................ Clark Snipe Hancock .................................................. C. L. Strate Humboldt .............................................. « le Fjetland Kossuth ................................................. D. C. -Hu tchison Palo Alto ................................................ Jack H.gley ............ Pocahontas ............................................ FM<« Hudson ....................... William Reed :::: ................................ Clarence Westland Address Madrid Lohrville Coon Rapid.'! Dcni.ion Ringsteil Jefferson Webster City Garner Humboldt Algona Emmetsburg Pocahontas : Burnside Lake Mills suwns Guests Committee: Ralph H. Miller, chairman. Don C. Hut-hison, L. E. Linnan, A. H. Borchardt Rev. W. G. Muhleman, Dr. H E. Woodward. GoU Tournament: Ted Larson, chairman, H. L. Gilmore, Dr. L. oe Foth, chairman. Al Sterzing, Joe Harig and Gene W Stertainment — Matt Streit, chairman, John B^ 1 -/™"*.,^ «.n<i W A Lorenz, H. M. Smith. L,. KHovey. 'Harry Hull and Ben Sor- DISTRICT LEGIONAIRES WHO HAVE SERVED IN DEPARTMENT OFFICES Jimes F Barton ......... Fort Dodge ................ Department Adjutant R I Laird Algona National Executive Committecman .............. ........ Deartment Vice Comm. E S Boudinot .Webster City ........ Department lay Murray "...'.- ............. Buffalo Center ... Department Vice Comm. Wm E Doming ........... Estherville ............ Department V.ce Comm. BhrwJ CrtSi ............... Jefferson ....Department Scrgeant-at-Arms Leonard J Pint ........ Ft. Dodge . ..Department Sergeant-at-Arms Glenn L. Gray 'L '...'. ............. Rockwell City ....Department Vice Comm. James I DolUver .......... Ft. Dodge ........... Department Vice Comm. PeTer F Hansln ....! ............. Manning ...Apartment Vice Commander R. J Laird ........... Algona ........................... Department Adjutant Rev F J Frein .................. Webster City ........... Department Chaplain X a R-i ev Algona ....... Department Vice Commander Dr Geo A. Bemis".'"r..i:'.'..Garner ........ Department Vice Commander Rev G H. Van Metre ...... Garner ............................ Department Chap am CM. Piper .............. -...Boone ........................................ Finance Officer .1. D. LOWE J. D. Lowe, known to his hundreds of friends a.s "Joe", ia Commander of Hagg Post No. <>0, Algona. and will serve as official host for the convention. Due to his popularity, Commander Lowe has been honored by the other organizations also, and is now serving as State President of the State Wild Life Federation. President of the Fourteenth Judicial Bar Association, Chairman of the Rules and By-Laws Committee for Iowa-Nebraska Kiwanis. Vice President of Algona Kiwanis club, member of the Citizenship Committee of the Eighth District of the Iowa Bar Association, Secretary of the Kossuth County Conservation League. Treasurer of the Kossuth County Safety Council, and Director of the Algona Chamber of Commerce. His most recent achievement was his selection as "Algona's Moat Eligible Bachelor", (By Oliver S. Reiley) Hagg Post No. 90 and its Auxiliary Unit will be hosts at the annual spring conference of the American Legion and Auxiliary of the Eighth District of Iowa in this city May 11. Algona is preparing to entertain 1,000 delegates from north- central Iowa. A real program of variety and interest has been arranged by the local committees in charge of activities for the one-day meeting, and officials declare it will be one of the best conventions ever offered the patriotic groups. Hundreds of men and women will take part in the deliberation:!, the parade, and the festivites, representing every one of the fourteen counties in the Eighth District. The District consists of Boone, Calhoun, Carroll, Crawford, Emmet, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock, Humboldt, Kossuth, Palo Alto, Pocahontas, Webster and Winnebago counties. i Full Day's Program Business and pleasure share the spotlight of the full-day and evening, offering something for the delegates, the members, the visitors and the public. The morning program opsns with golf for the "tee-hounds" of the district, at the Algona Country club two miles west of town on Highway 18. Match p!.iy is scheduled for 9:00 a. m. Thu ;;olf committee of the Lepion, headed by Ted Larson, treasurer of the Algona Country Club, hsi.s made elaborate plans for the rer-ption of the sportsmen and will offer a trophy for the winner as an incentive for star-playing. Registration at 10:OO A. M. Registration for both the Legion and Auxiliary groupi will begin at 10:00 a. m. in the- Inhliy of the Hotel Algona, whu h will also serve as headquarter; for the officers during the convention. At 12:00 o'clock noon. Distri.-'. Commander "Ernie" Condon of Boon", will preside as host at the annual county commanders' hmHiron in the Hotrl Algona. In th<- :;ame manner, Mrs. George Whisler. of Coon Rapids, will entertain her fourteen county committcewomen at their annual luncheon. Bund Concert at Noon A band concert is scheduled for 12:30 noon in the business district. The public is urged to attend this along with the visitors because this musical program will feature the local high school band, under the direction of D. Wane R. Collins, instructor. Auxiliary Conference Promptly at 10:00 a. m. the Auxiliary will assemble under call of Mrs. Whisler for a business session at the high school auditorium. Following the regular order of details, Mrs. Bess Lainson, Council Bluffs. State President of the Auxiliary, and Mrs. M. Myrton Skelly. Des Moines. State Executive Secretary, will address the Auxiliary members on department matters. The complete registration for the Auxiliary, which includes the banquet, dance and drawing, is $1.25. The Legion conference begins at (Continued on Back Pago)

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