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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona,>Iowa, May 6,1937 HAOO POST MEMBERSHIP SINCE 19SO TEAR 1920 .... 1921 .... 1922 1923 1924 1925 1928 1927 1928 1929 ...„. 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 ..... 1935 1936 1937 MEMBERS ....145 -...313 260 234 216 205 183 157 130 96 ....106 90 ....107 .... 85 ....11 .... 88 ....106 ....104 Q. M. BROWN X O. M. "Smoke" Brown, Whit- tag, is serving aa Department Commander this year. "Smoke- as we like to call him, is 41 years old, was born in Whiting attended GrinneU College and the University of Wisconsin, and graduated from the University of Iowa in 1926. with a a A. Degree. He served in the army two years, one of which was spent in France. He has been very active in the American Legion In his home post and district, serving as Post Commander in 1930 County Commander in 1933 and 1934, District Commander in 1935. and last year was Department Chairman of Community Service. ERNEST O. CONDON "Ernie" Condon, Boone, is Commander of the Eighth District and will be in charge of the Legion Convention program. PETER F. HANSEN Peter F. Hansen, Manning, is Department Vice Commander. MRS. BESS LAINSON Mrs. Bess Lainson, Council Bluffs, is Department President of the Auxiliary, and will speak at both sessions during the convention. DISTRICT COMMANDERS Year Name Address 1 919 Clement J. Welch Denison 1920 John F. Dalton _ Manson 1921 L. R. Davitt _ Manning 1922 •••- •". George A. Bemis Garner 1923 Henry Erwin Grand Junction I92 * F. H. Cooney Carroll 192 5 C. E. Saunders Denison 1926 Eugene Boudinot Webster City l fl27 John Mitchell Fort Dodge 1928 Ray Murray Buffalo Center 1329 William Heilman Fort Dodge 1929 William Doming Estherville 193° H. J. Craig .Jefferson 1931 JackHigley Emmetsburg 1932 Glen Gray Rockwell City 1933 James Dolliver Fort Dodge ( 93 4 Vic Stueland Forest City I 9 35 _ Peter Hanson Manning >936 , Ernest E. Condon Boone REV. P. N. MVERMOTT Rev. "Pat" McDermott, Atlantic, is Iowa's candidate • for National Chaplain this year and his name will be presented at the National Convention in New York City next fall. Rev. "Pat" is the father of the district organization idea, is a Past-District Chaplain and Commander, and Past-State Chaplain. Hia many friends, not only in Iowa, but over the nation, who are promoting his candidacy, state that he will make the outstanding chaplain of all times. DR. MAT TINLET Dr. Mat Tinley^ Council Bluffs, was the first Department Commander for Iowa. He is a veteran of both the Spanish-American War and the World War, and in the latter, distinguished himself as Colonel of the 168th Infantry and received several decorations for his actions. At the present time, he is a Major-General in the National Guard, and Commander of the 34th Division. Poppy Publicity Aids Are named and prices given in Volume n, Number 1, Iowa Poppy Flash of February 22. Copy sent each unit poppy chairman. Windshield stickers are two cents each. Poppy Seals for Tour Mall Poppy seals on your letters—Poppy seals on incoming May bills. Why not ask your merchants to include them on outgoing mail. Why not use them yourselves—not for sale on streets but for your publicly use. Jenny Lind's Grave Jenny Lind. the Swedish nightingale, is buried in Malvern, England. Used Cave for Glass VTorfc The first glass maker in Scotland was George Hay (1566-1625). He took advantage of a peculiarly formed cave at Wemyss, on the Fife co^st, and set up his furnace there- ALGONA WELCOMES YOU Beer Lunches Meals Member llagg Post No. 90 Beatty's Cafe-Beer Parlor EMIL LEVSON Emil "Dutch" Levson is Department Director Junior Baseball and has served in this ctip- acity for several years. He is a former major league player, as a star pitcher with the Cleveland Indians. REV. P. J. RYAN Rev, P. J. Ryan. Nortn English, is Department Chaplain VAL WELLS Val Wells, Des Moines, representing the convention committees for the state convention to be held in Des Moines next fall, will speak on the afternoon program of the Legion. He served as Department Vice Commander in 1936. Watches Once Small Clocks Watches orip.inally were small clocks am) were worn him? from the girdle because they wore too large for the pocket. MOTHER'S DAY, SUNDAY, MAY 9 If you can't be with your mother on Mother's Day, you can be sure that what she will want most is a visit with you by LONG DISTANCE TELEPHONE Welcome To Algona 8th District Legion and Auxiliary HAMM'S BEER "Tin.- Smooth Mellow Beer" Win>lt'sale nistnlmtiirs Kennedy 6c Parsons Co. F. E. SAUNDEE, Mgr.