The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 17, 1942 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 17, 1942
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NORA MCENROE, ALCONA MUSIC TEACHER; PASSES Circles Hare for Mfony Buoyed A : (Nora Elizabeth McErtroe', daughter of the la,te Janjea arta Catherine MoEftrde, passed away at her home here early Tuesday morning, apparently while asleep. She had been, in ill health tha past three and a half years, yet her death came as a shock to her family and frleridsi Was Brought Up Here " jtfora McEnroe was born at Mount Morris,'Ill^jSept. 26, 1879. When an Infant she was brought by her parents to Algona where the family made its home on the place now occupied by her bother. Leo, east of town.' After a normal training edurse she taught in the" schools of Kttssuth county for a time and then entered Tobin College, Fort Dodge, graduating there In 1906, having mfcjored in music. For a time she tallght piano in Fenton and at Elmore, v Minn. Late* she devoted »'*' att her time to a large class in Algona, except for several years when she taught at Mondak, Montana. She was a charter^m'ember of the Bel Canto club and was • an enthusiast in all of its activities. Had Fine Personality She was an t instructor of rare ability, had the, gift of leadership, .possessed a dynamic personality, having- varied accomplishments With' ; IL keen interest in all affairs. Her affections were placed on her nieces and "nephews, who she helped :*£ar"and guide. Her unselfish in- teireafl,, was manifest throughout her illness In 1 promoting the welfare of others outside her,home. She leaves to mourn her passing, four brothers, Michael H., John E., Frank and Leo; two sisters, Julia and Helen, and ten nieces and four nephews, all of this city and vici^ nlty. V ; (Funeral services were held at ~St Cecelia's ! Catholic church on- Friday morning at 10 o'clock, with Father J. M. Mallinger officiating at requiem high mass- which was aung by the choir .With Miss'Josie McEvoy at the organ. JCnterment took place in Calvary cemetery. Pallbearers wer,e M. J. Wolfe,-Bancroft, E. J. Vah NeSs, H. D..Hutchins, Dr. L. C. Nugent, Hi L: Skilling and Charles Gllbride. : ' Out-of-town friends and relatives attending• the services; were Mrs. August Buroh and son Mervine of . Led;;-iird; Mrs. Robert Klrschbaum, toiler; Miss Rose Ormsby, Belmond; Mrs. Joe Nary, Mrs. Rioy Higley. and Ed and Stephen Fitz- .patrick, all of Emmetsburg; Mr. and'Mrs. M. J. Wolfe, Francis Bradley and daughter, Jane, and Henry Fox, of Bancroft. ^ ' Algona Soloist to be Featured With Coe VLGONA^IQWA, TUESDAY, MARCH 17,1942 M " ' ' •• m ' M « •—-^ .^.. .Tr" ' — '• • ~ •--— — . - - "pr^-aaaggLjgBfig _v^^. 77—.^aii . L W. FOX APPOINTED COUNCILMAN Remember These Soldiers ? KOSSUTH FLOWER ?/)/) A f f „„ ^ r ^> n rnm TO wnin °w Aiiena L. or L. Four Directors Are CLUB TO HOLD SHORT COURSE Meetings to Study in Ar- Thp above picture was taken at'Sheppard's Field Wichita •IFalls Texas, by Kenneth Kuecker^f Lone P Rock! also serving [n the U. S. Air. Qjrps. The two soldiers are (left) Fred Diekmann Wesley, formerly with the Iowa State Bank-here, and Pat Cullen formerly with Zendei-'s here. The two boys are not wearing their dress uniforms, according to Kenneth, but have on what is known as their fatigue (Wbrk) outfits. Perhaps Pat is having trouble with his feet as it will be noted that he wears a bedroom slipper on one foot and a regulation shoe on the other ^ Sinca the above photo was taken Pat Cullen has been transferred to Fort Logan, Colorado, about ten miles from Denver and is taking a course in the air corps technical school. - .•' "L t j"v" T ~ ^. """t^i***. «A*£on8ti s> Y .... VA at Coe College, wifi be -featured again this year as tenor soloist with the Coe College military band on its annual spring concert toui< of three states March 25 through 31. He is theVson of Kr. and Mrs. Roy J. Keen of this city." •An outstanding singer at Coe Col- JOHN KOHLHAAS BUYS LEO SPILLES HD WE. INTEREST Served Hard- Plans Indefinite Rtctfjao XE&i year In its concert at Orchestra Hall in Chicago, Mr, Keen also Is 1 a member of the trumpet section of the band. Mr. Keen won a superior rating as tenor in the National High School Music contest in Minneapolis-in 193* and competed as tenor, soloiat in the Chicagoland Music Festival in 1941. ~ ,' ITtie Coe College military/ jjand directed by Capt, Stanley Vesgly in recognized as one of the leading college bands in the country, being the only^eollege band tavlted to pjay in Orchestra Hall, Chicago. The band , will climax its tour of fowa," "" A d eal was closed last week by which John Kohlhaas bought the interest of Leo Spllles in'the Kohlhaas & SplUas; bJW ware firm - So fari the plans of/Mr. Spilles as to the future-are Indefinite, Mr. Kohlhaas has been connected with,'the. hardware business in Algona the past seventeen years, having boughjt outi George' Cole Jn 1925. Nine years ago he became associated with Leo Spllles as a partner. Prior to,entering the hardware business here Mn Kohlhaas was in the garage business with Kohlhaas Bros. He is a'Kossuth county man; having been born and raised in the county and lived here all his life. He, has'prfoved a successful hardware .dealer and one of Algona's substantial and dependable business men,' Burt Township Rider Does His Stuff In Texas nqjg, gnd , there in a palm Worl4'a concert, o^the R, O, T, OT'unit at military, h^i'4 was the "of- the olcago •1829 of apd the Jnaug President Hoo,ver In RoosevpH In Ex-Algona Lawyer Marries in California "Ed" Adams, attorney, who resided in Algona for a number of years with his brother and his Wife, former Senator Henry Adams, before moving to Los Angnles 15 years agf-, was married last month a£ ,some point in Arizona. The name of the \ bride is given as Beuhla Fuller, Jt was the second marri- ?ge for'both bride and groom. One of E4's 0h}ef claims for* distinction y/as in securing a divorce for lo's Banquet Boom on March 24-5-6-7; Farm and City Field Tours The Kossuth Flower Club will hold a four-day short course in landscape architecture in Algona March 24, 26, 26 and 27. The study sessions will be in the-Ario Grill banquet room and sessions will open- Tuesday morning at 9:45, closing at 3:45 with one hour .out for lunch. There will be no charge of any sort connected with these studies and anyone. Interested in gardening'and landscaping are welcome, in fact are Urged to attend LV ie course. Lenz, Ahies, to Teach The study hours will be in charge of- Herbert L. N Lenz, landscape ar- chitectj with Iowa State College, Ames. It was through the efforts f County Agent A. L. Brown that ttr. Lenz was secured to put on he short course. He will spend wo days in this city. Wednesday morning a field tour will be made o various homes in- Algona for omparison of landscaping and for iscussion at later meetings. , Field Tour in Country . A field tour will be made to the Harry Bode farm in Plum Creek tonwship and a study ,of more extended landscaping made by the students. This phase will be taken up in discussion at later sessions of the group. In both cases, city and country, outstanding will be the study of planning home grounds, plant selection and planting: Suggestions and recommendations as to following these subjects will be made by Mr. Lenz. Later In the summer he plans upon visiting here and inspecting the efforts .of local landscapers, gardeners-and flower growers. County Organization The Kossuth Flower club has a membership of 35 at this time. It was originally organized as an Algona club. However, • there were many people from farms and other towns interested In the work and Sn-1935'the cltfb was' Three hundred Algona citizens at tended the annual meeting and ban quet of the Chamber of Commerce in the high school gym last night The dinner, excellently prepared and expertly served by the St, Cecelia's Guild, was thoroughly enjoyed Preceding and during the meal music was furnished by a trio, Mrs Dan Jensen, violin, Dan Jensen, cello and Jordan Johnson, piano. Invocation was offered by Rev. C. C. Richardson of the Presbyterian church. G«oup singing was directed by J. R. Woodmansee and Dr. C. D. Schaap, with Billy Burns at the piano. Officers Introduced Following the serving of the dinner, Hi White, master of ceremonies, introduced the officers of the Chamber, H. T, Barker, president, and C. A. Phillpls, secretary. Mr. Phillips gave a short re)ort of the activities of the Chamber during the year and then introduced the board members, J, A. Lynch. Wm. C. Dau, Herman Hauberg, W. A. Barry, Ralph H. Miller, Milton G. Norton, Eugene H. Wray F. E. Kent, Roy Chrlstensen, Dr. C. C. Shierk and John Kohlhaas.' Elect Four Directors Fallowed then the election o four new directors. The judges H. B. Dobson, Robert Williams, R S. Blossom, William Giossi, Eug ene Hutchins and Carroll Johnson distributed ballots to the Chamber members who proceeded to vot° for four of toe 12 candidates on the ballot, L. S. Bohannon, Dr. Kar Hoffman, Wm. Hawcott, Roy Ingham, Earl .Larson, Paul Lindhplm W. A. Lorenz, J, L. Richardson Roy Richardson, E. A. Scheme! Chris Wallukait and H. B. White. The four men leading and elected were Bohannon 35, Hoffman 35, Schemsl 30 and Hi White 32. The joard will later select a president from its membership. Fjne Program Offered The dinner guests and members adjourned to the auditorium, where Wm. Dau showed four r:els of movies taken in this vicinity during he past year or two, well presented and enjoyed by the audience. This was followed by three numbers presented by .the Bel Canto horus,,under the direction of Mrs T A. Phillips with Mxs. Sylvio •unn, accompanist. This group is highly creditable musical organ- ization of which Algiona may well be proud. Their response to direction, a, fine blending of voices a controlled sweetness of tone with perfect expression, piano or forte equally'well sustained, made, their presentations thoroughly enjoyable. .Thomas H. Roberts Speaks The local educational association, made up of teachers in the public school, was responsible for Thomas H .Roberts, now a member of the State University faculty, and a former R. A. F. flyer appearing on the program. He'war late in arriving because of bat* roads, but he held the audience's- closest attention for an hour and a half while he gave an outline of the causes which led to thr present world war. There was no iropaganda in his speech. He mere- v presented historical facts of the hree Axis countries from the tim' >f the landing of the Pilgrims upon 'lymouth Rock until the opening •un was fired by the Nazis in 1939. He presented events as they occur- ed and which had been followed hrough the press of the world up t' he present and whioh built dicta- :rships. Appointment Made Thursday by Unanimous Action of Council; Meets With Approval of 4th ~ At a meeting of the city council, adjourned from Feb. 26, held last Thursday night, Dr. L. W. Fox, vet- erinarlan, 15 E. North street, was unanimously named to succeed J. F pvermyer as councilman in the fourth ward. The appointment la for the current year and until the next regular election in 1942. Mr Overmyer was recently appointed mayor to succeed fche late C. F Specht. Dr. Fox Popular The selection of the council meets with the approval, according to popular opinion, of the residents inr the fourth ward. He is one. of the substantial citizens of Algona. For 26 years he has been practicing veterinary medicine here, in', fact he came to Algona direct from'col- lege. About eight years ag> Dr. J. B. Winkel joined Dr. Fox in the; practice and the partnership ta . known as Fox & Winkel. Dr. Fox will prove a creditable addition to the city council of Algona. Local Photographer Wins High National Recognition in Art (D. K. Longfof Long's Studio, *,.„ one :of the outstanding winners in the National Photographers' Ex hibit held in Kansas City,' March 8 9 and 10. The exhibit was sponsor ed by'the Missouri Valley Photo graphers' Association and more than 200 of America's best prints were exhibited. Mr. Long was awarded two gold seal blue ribbons on two photos submitted entitled "The Pioneer' and "Winter.". In the past severa years Mr. Long has won 10 high awards and gold medals on hi? work. The awards brought to Algona 'Not to be outdone as a bronco-buster by any other resident iQf Kbssuth county/Carl Bahl- Ing, Burt township, while in Texas last August entered a rodeo ,and showed his prowess as a master of the'bucking bronco* Mr., Bahllng feels •that he can ride as reugh 'a bronco as any resident of Union (township. Mr. and Mrs., Bahling and : daughter, Patty, made an extended trip through the west «nd south during August. /• . Marriage Licenses Continue Decline Continuing in the declining column only two marriage licenses were issued the past week by Clerk of Courts Mrs. McEvoy They were jssued to Bruno (Leo Steeker, ship. The club** Is a part of. the Iowa Federation of'Garden clubs, and. according "to reports, is one of the outstanding active clubs in this part of the state. The Club's Officers The president of the Kossuth Flower club is Glen Baney, vice president, Mrs. Lloyd Bohannon, ind secretary-rtreasurer Mrs, Paul Wille. The club has made, awards n past years to members who had accomplished outstanding results in andscaping their homes. The first award 'for $5,000 homes and .over was given to Herman M. Hauberg, and second to Dennis Pratt and third to Frank Geigel. In homes of less than $5,000, Rev. A. English was awarded first, W. H. St. Glair second and J. L. Hilton third. Service FamiJie* "Oh, Your Weatfor Is So Col<t Panama Voting tatty Snfvers ThoilD'Vl fVlA <-A*nn«. Hn 4... •"• 1_ .. « • J' Though the temperature' in Monday 'inornlng was Wfl Pf Kp%_ _ cajy/pleasant for thJs i 'V#r?. V. M, Wlngert, arrived, from, ama Cgnaji -' 9* After a Panama region where *fr«, Wtofert is vlfWng with parents of h hulbnd, the whereabouts sonnej, navy per* Winger* pttrchftsed 4 5 w ^f irslpshes and she didn't feel a hit k ?e p about KROM1NGA BOWLS 229 AVERAGE N 3 GAMES What is probably the highest score average in three consecutive games on the local alleys was rolled by A. KTominga last week when ie tipped 687 pins In the series, 227, 226 and 234. His average was 229. Last week's games showed an exceptionally high number in the 200 and over tally. The DeKalbs rolled 'our 200's, the.Pioneers rolled four, he Peerless Oil tipped three and he Interstate six. Twenty-eight jowlers took lover 200 during the week's series in the league and this s outstanding. ' ** 200' and Over Bowlers A; Krominga, Interstate 227-226-234 H. Steeker, Interstate 225-203 h Huber, Interstate .208 'oung, DeKalb v ..223-206 !1 Peterson, DeKalb ..225 ntejjmijl,, DeKalb 202 'owne, Pioneer 216-205 j,eer|ng, Pioneer , 212 ohannsen, Pioneer :... ;207 W. Peterson, Peerless OH -...227-200 Hefti, Peerless Oil ...-. 201 Godfredson, Algona Creamery 231 Elh,ert, Algona Creamery 203 HJllman, Wesley Co-Op 2ja Anderson, Burt : 21? WHtk-ppf, Becker's Sports 200 Kpssipck, Beckers Sports . .256-211 Lajnprlght, Beckers Sports * .,206 Olson, Wesley Auto 200 Fraser, Courthouse 212 Hutchtqsop, Courthouse 200 Walter Peterson, Peerless O}). rolled 197 along with his two honor roll scores for 624, . in*the r nation* from a photo graphic standpoint/! . ..' < «_ i June Corey, In Hospital, Gaining (Miss June Corey, for some years at the head of the Upper Des Moines staff, sustained a major operation at the St. Mary's hospital at Rochester, last Thursday morning, and yesterday was reported to be slowly recovering. Her mother, Mrs. F. A. Corey, is with June, and her sister, Helen, spent Sunday with her. June, who has been identified with the Upper Des Moines newspaper for _15 years, is one of the best •'qualified CHESTER H, LONG INJURES KNEE IN FLIGHT TRAINING (Due to a badly injured kne brsught about in an accident whil in- flight training Aviation Cade Chester H. Long, son of Mrs. Min nie Long, 113 N. Phillips street, ha been given a medical discharge from most popular and newspaper women Lieut. Misbach, Local Man, Has Charge of Texas Troop Train - First Lieutenant Leighton Mis baeh, Algona, but now stationed a Ft. Snelling, Minnesota, hac charge of a troop train of Minne sota boys, which stopped a Des Moines and took a lot Of Iowa boys, destined for Fort Bliss, E Paso, Texas, one day last wejk One of the hays picked up at Dei Moines was Jim Murtagh "and the two Algona men enjoyed -the trip reminiscing about the old;' hom< town. Lieut. Misbach, reserve of fleer, entered the service in July 1941, and has been stationed at the Minnesota fort since that time Mrs. Misbach lives at Minneapolis •near the^QBL/ws*...™^—..»,- -~,, that we have known. Every member of thp Up per Des Moines office force Is hop ing for June's early recovery. Paul A. Daraon Called to Serve at Georgia Barracks A reserve officer, Capt. Paul A, Danson, city, has been called to active duty at Ft. Benning, Georgia, and to report »n April 2. Capt. Danson took a year's training in Jefferson 'Barracks, Missouri, Oct. 1840-1941. This later call means, for the duration. He has practiced law in his home towre the past nine' years. He will close his office for the duration. the army air corps. He was stationed with the Air Corps Training Department, Cbleman, Texas. HP will remain in the., flight hospital until his knee regains steadiness. Iowa Masons to Meet State-wide Monday The Grand Master of Masons in fowa, Judge Earl Peters of CJar- nda, has-by proclamation called he 645 lodges in the state to meet in their respective halls Mondav evening, March 23', to/consider cer- ain matters of. importance to the Fraternity. Their total member- hip is approximately 67,000. This is the eleventh consecutive rear that Iowa Masons have >cb- erved "Simultaneous Meeting Night", a custom that has attract- d natoi-nwide notice among the Fraternity. (Prudence Lodge No. 206, Algona, has made full preparation for this meeting, and all resident Masons whose membership Is elsewhere are assured a 1 welcome. - ALGONA TEACHER TO MARRY NAVY , MAN IN WEST Miss Viola Bohlen, teacher in the English and Dramatic deparf- ment of Algona high school, has resigned after four years of service in this city. She proved a very efficient and highly competent instructor. Her classes, until the finish of the school year, will be taken over by Mrs, G. W. Stillman, of this pity. Miss Bohlen will go to Bremers. ton, Washington, within a short time where she will wed Ensign R, D. Qumn, of the navy. •rTehfoa$e1w^.^T., •»«. Algona Tuesday for iy Class of '42 Photo / •The class of '42, Fenton high school, in charge cf Superintendent v. J. Tatum, were visitors in Al- ?ona Tuesday, primarily to have he class photos taken. While here he photographer entertained the lass at the Call theatre. *nhs members, 21 of them and the largest lass in several years to,, graduate' ut of Fenton, are Irene BerkelantV tfelvin Berkeland, Herbie Krau iarlan Holldorf Do ' Veisbrod, Everett . - D _^,., S? r /\ *l rances Halvewon,, ^mn. Welsbrod, Vedolla Klat£ MaeaHcS* Boyken, Isabelle Ohm, Lug"*"-" -" ler, Anna Marie Mitcjie Jean Schwartz, Betty / l ~ Phyllis Frank, Barbara' Vonne Newel and Be' 'Nuts to Navy Knots' says John Lentsci ftr ?; terrJWe to wear," she tojd, *ijp l «ierfe, "Oflwt»,jn ww- eo«nT **%y\ J* ve W ¥e ? 8 »y n «*4 for mH.mK.' t w rb Used Tires, Tubes Price Ceiling Beginning today maximum prices at which used car and truck flres and tubes may be sold go into, effect, according to an order by Price Administrator Leon Henderson, The local tire rattening board has been furnished with these prices and f he regulations which will govern control ttf these sales. Vnlikejiew and retreaded tires, used tires'have not been under ,» price ceiling and reports have come to the OP A of profiteering on the part of some dealers, fto price peiltag was set as of those existing between Get I s and 15, ty?' she wked feel «o heavy, •v*a •J*^ i^J;

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