The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 12, 1942 · Page 4
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 4

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 12, 1942
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FINAL GAINING SCOUTER COURSE AT FORT DODGE (Meeting at the Algona Hotel on Friday afternoon at four o'clock a group of 24 Kossuth county scout- ers will proceed from there to Port Dodge for a final course in hiking and camping. The course will be started with a tin can supper and then stressing camping procedure. In the morning the group will cook their individual breakfasts as part of the lesson followng whch they return to Algona. Particpants In the course will be .1. Albert Osier, Ledyard; Rov. K. G. Sauer, George Heetland and Edgar Inlay, Lakota; Harold Gatlbnar, Clifford Krantb and Ed Boyken, Tibenka. Five from Algona Commissioner R A. Lauritzen, Earl Sprague, Russell Owen and Dr. C. C. Shierk, Algona; J. A. Nelson, Mr. Sorensen, Rev. Wlt- tenburg and Irvin Chapman. Lu- Verne; Frances Mullen and Loren Barker, Whittcmore; Rev. Herbert Jackman and Kirby Smith. Burt; and others from towns not yet heard from at this time. The group expects to return to Algona Saturday forenoon at 9 o'clock. Union Mothers Club To Meet Thursday At Jenkinson Home Mrs. Anton Weydert and Mrs. Julius Capesius entertained the Friendly club Wednesday afternoon. Roll call was answered by exchanging May baskets. Game's were entertainment after which a delicious lunch was served by the hostesses. The membership of the club is now twenty. Julius Capesius is in receipt of a letter from his friend. Wilfred Schneider, stationed at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri. Wilfred is to receive a ten days' furlough in the near future. The Union Mothers' Club, which was scheduled to meet at the Community Room on Thursday in celebration of guest day. will meet at the Glen Jenkinson home Thurs- AROUND IOWA Almost Missed Train Eleven first and second grade Allison students nearly missed what to most was their first train ride. The youngsters and their teacher went to Waverly in automobiles to visit a condensed milk plant. They missed connections at Waverly and the disappointed children thought they would have to return home in the cars. However, the drivers were able to catch the train at Shell Rock so the youngsters were given a joyful ride home. New "Sport* 1 Some Wartburg college students went fishing and deposited some of their catch into the goldfish pond around the fountain in the center of the campus. "Permission" was ;iven to remove the fish. Instead of the traditional line, a pipe wrench was used to "catch" the flsh. Wart- nirg college is located at Wavery. Decoded Leslie Moeller, Waverly publisn- r, has decoded the Albia egg which bore the inscription "L W W 6" "bn ts shell as "Lay Well. Win! Hen Mo. 6." Mr. Moeller advised thn \lbia hen owner that if the hen disputes this interpretation, to let him know. dipt. Moreton's Son Henry J. Moreton, formerly of LoMars, and member of the Lc- Mars poll team which won the national championship in 1893 at St. Louis, died in Minneapolis, April 23. Native of Leicestershire, England, Mr. Moreton came to Le- Mars with his famous father, Capt. Reynolds iMoriton, to help found the Close Bros. English colony there in the early seventies. The colony produced several baronets when younger sons succeeded to British titles. Angler According to the LeMars Globe- Post. Bob Wright of that city lias nvented a gadget for lazy anglers. [f fishing is indulged in at nigiit a "ight attached to the pole auto- uatically flashes a beam and warns EVENING FIRE ON FORMER FRENCH LINER NOR- 3IANDIE—Jvfew York: Firemen had to use acetylene torches to" open the steel plates on the side of the capsized liner Normandle which was ravaged by fire here last Saturday. As soon as the holes were made by the torches, the firemen started pouring thousands of gallons of wat«r Into her. The former queen of the (French Hne was renamed the U. S. S. LaFayette and was to be a tro:p-tran<?port carrier. This is the third fire which required help from the city fire fighters since the fire first desroyed it on (February 9. .•>' Wlll-Stmtton Wedding-. IThe Trinity Lutheran church was the scene of a seven O'clock Wedding Surtday evening when Rita Will, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Walter will, became the 'bride of Frank B*. Stratton, son ,of Mr. and Mrs. John Stratton. IThe Rev*!, P. J. Braner officiated at the single ring ceremony. . V' Mrs. Braner played the wedding march as the bridal couple entered the church and during the ceremony she played "O (Perfect Love" and the congregation sang "Thine Forever." Twenty-five relatives and 'close friends were present. The bride wore a dusty rose suit with navy and white accessories. Her attendant, Miss Lucille Calhoun, wore a *e|ge jacket dress with British Tan and whl^e accessories. Both wore shoulder corsages. The groom was attended by his brother, Max Stratton of Algona. Ushers were Gene Ross and Ralph Hagg. Following the ceremony the brides' parents entertained at a reception at their home. The^couple left immediately following on a short wedding trip to Wlsconsiru Mr. Stratton will leave May 18 for San Diego, California, where he will be stationed with the Marine Corps, In which he recently enllst- affmated ,tWth tketft . calal fraternity and slgfta Delta Chi honbrarjC jotfrnalfsftt frate'rhlfcy, Me recently- received his wings and- his commlssidn from the Pensacbla' Air Station. ,. •Ensign Lasser's parents accompanied KIs bride to Pensacola and were present at the ceremony. After a short honeymoon they will be at hoitte at Grandvlew Place, Pensacola. • .... >. tJ Bel Canto Club's Musleale— Last Friday afternoon was-Quest Day at the regular meeting .of the' Algona Woman's club In the high school auditorium. The..1fet Cantci presented'a very worth while concert. In the absence of the regular director, Mrs. C. ,A; Pihillips, the chorus was directed by Mrs. M. G. Bourner The program was as follows: three numbers by the dhorus with Mrsj Sylvia Gunn at Hildfeth; fleet* wilt KB Mtfc • JBrtfc' J» Buthmdft U IK chaff «,*f Jft* t ' U, *A OfrilBatt jfoflft Ltne of mfense," »t Hurt— M*r. and Mrs. K, J, Neal - er Algonans;, Were surprised oh Friday evening at their new home In Burl when is of thelf Algona friends dropped in for a housewarming party. Cards were ihe diversion of the evdnlng. C. ». of A. *o~Me*l~ The C. D. of A. ,wllj hold Its regular meeting at the academy hall Thursday evening, May 14. There Will be election of officers, followed by a social evening. Mrs, Agnes Miller and Mary Dahlhauser are hostesses In charge. ' ; Donnlo Schaap Is Six- Mrs. C. D^Schaap entertained 13 youngsters Thursday afternoon In honor of the sixth birthday of her son, Donnle. The group played — uo „.,.„ *,„„. «,iv.« f ames and a birthday cake was the the piano, "Spring", t'v fcature of the party. Donnle at"The Cherubim Song," day afternoon. Members are ask- I the angler when a fish is biting. ed to keep this change in mind. I In daytime, the gadget sounds off FISHERMEN May 15th is open season in Iowa. You may take Northern Pike, Wall-eye Pike, Perch and Yellow a ad Si Ivor Bass. For more thrill in fishing, get posted what's new at . .... The H. W. Becker's Sporting Goods Store "Fish and Feel Fit" RUSSIAN MEDICAL CORP WORKING ON WOUNDED RED: Moscow, Russia—Men and women in white, members of the Red Russian army medical corps are shown in a dressing station en the front pumping blood into veins of a sorely wounded soldier. Blood used is from a blood bank, a system in worldwide use that was inaugurated in Russia. oa>am<8»9»»X^»£8^^ Attention! j Mr. Farmer Wo have some Woven Wire fence, some Barb Wire and Steel Posts left in ou r yard. If you need any of this material, please call and get it before Thursday night, as our stock is frozen the loth of May. F. S. Norton & Son ed. The groom attended high school and college at Centerville and for the past six years he has been, associated with his father farming near here. Mrs. Stratton is a graduate Of the local schools and is employed In-Dr. Sawyer's office here. She iplarts to remain with her parents for the duration. ; . . . . '• / Ida Halptn Weds— The Protesltant Chapel of the United States Naval Air Station at Pensacola, Florida, was the scene of a .pretty military wedding Friday when Ida Halpin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Halpin, became the .bride of Ensign Warren Lasser, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Lasser of Waterloo. The ceremcny took place at five o'clock in the afternoon with the Rev. Schilling, Navy Chaplain officiating. The bride wore a floor length gown of white silk jersey and a white finger tip veil. The new Mrs. Lasser is a 1934 graduate of the Algona high school. She was employed by the Druggist Mutual Insurance Co. here until she attended Iowa State College .it Ames. During her college years she was president of her dormitory, on the editorial staff of the Iowa Homemaker magazine, and Maid of Honor to the Pep Queen in the 1939 Homecoming. She was graduated in 1941 with a major in Textiles and Clothing. The past year she has 'been employed in Chicago. Ensign Lasser attended the Waterloo schools and Iowa State College, graduating in 1941. He was [ lc , c . tai son Buchanan Tschafkowsky; "The Year's at the Spring," aranged by Noble-Cain. The First Movement of Tschai- kowsky's First Piano Concerto was played by Mrs. Ruth Shierk and Mrs, Sylvia Gunn at two pianos. Miss Lucia Wallace 1 read a story entitled "Salute", with d song by Gordon Johnson and Agnes Engle. A sextette composed of Mesdames Dorothy Pierce, Clara Lindgrenj Opal Bourne, Frances Carmeari, Alice Weber and Ada Lauritzen sang two numbers, accompanied by Mrs. Fdma Lindholm and Mrs. Lorna Woodmansee at two pianos. An instrumeintal trio consisting of violin, Agnes Vohs; cello, Francis McMahon and piano, SylViaGunn played two numbers and the program ended with three numbers by the chorus and with the audiences joining in singing the national nn r them. . Gellenfeld-Blaiichard Wedding- Mr/ and Mrs. William GeilenfeiU of Lotts Creek township, announce the marriage of - their youngest daughter, Mabel, to Private Weyman A. Blanchard of Chanute Field, Illinois. % The wedding took, place at Urbana, 111., on May 6,' at two o'clock. The ibride was dressed in a beige wool jersey dress with -brown and white accessories. Her attendant was her sister, Anna Ggilenfcld and she wore a blue marquisette dress with blue and white accessories. The bridegroom has been In the service since September and is connected with the airplane mechanics division. Mrs. Blanchard will remain with her parents for the duration. Allen Buchanan to Wed— Mr. and-Mr.i Cf, Wieuff, Atlantic, Iowa, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughltjerj Nbma, 'to Allen Buchanan, SiOux Falls, South Da- the a a sale Sat'ufrdfty, GutldUa? St. Thdmas ll tte«'*HUfSd«r a.1 Ih6 home*? Mrs. FREE ROSE! to Garden Seed, Nursery fthd Field Seed customers hi th(* store Thursday, Friday, Saturday this week. .. -lt-4 DOME IN AND GET YOttt . • ..' PLAN* . , , . Sale Continues all this week. Buy 1 »la«t . . . get the fcnd tot only Ic! Henry FieW^i* Store Algona, low* USED FARM TRACTOR,S One Model H John Deere with nearly new tires and cultivator One Regular Farmatl on rubber tires with Cultivator One F-20 Farmall on rubber With cultivator' ' ' One 10-20'McCormick-DecHng tractor. Gobd shape. One 15-30 McCormlck-Deerlng tractor, good shape. One 22-36 McCormick-Deerlng tractor,- good shape. FARMERS—NOW Is the time to overhaul your binders and corn pickers. We have the mechanics, tools and necessary parts lo put your machines In A-l shape to' go out and do the Job. - MACHINES Two No. 20 corn pickers, 2 row mounted for F-20 or F-30. 36 inch Woods Bros Steel Thresjier. 8 foot MeCormlck Grain Binder, completely overhauled One 8" Feed Grinder - ./ One used mower. v One used No. 102 McCormick-Deering corn planter, used 3 yrs; McCormlck-Deering Store. INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER CO. Phone 52 Walt Hall, Mgr. A FIGHTING .MAN AND HIS MEN—Melbourne. Australia: General Douglas MacArthur is' pictured as he reviews an honor guard of American troops on March 21 after his arrival in Mel- (bourne. General MacArthur, at the time of this photo, was officially called supreme commander, Now it has been announced that the U. S., Australia, the United Kingdom and the Phone 229 "Better Quality" SEALS "Quicker Service" Pocket Seal HEADQUARTERS for ftMI»-TO-OXDM RUBBER STAMPS YOUR ORDER WILL BI FILLED PROMPTLY AND EFFIQENTLY Stamp pad* and Ink*, Metal Check* and Tags, Badges, Sttel Stamp* The Algona Upper Des Moines THE WHITE HOUSE WASHINGTON TO MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY EXPEDITIONARY FORCES: You arb a soldier of the United States Army. You have embarked for distant places where the war is being fo''- u » Upon the outcome, depends the freedom of your lives: the freedom of the lives of those you love— your fellow-citizens—your people. Never were the enemies of freedom moro tyrannical, more arrogant, more brutal. Yours is a God-fearing, proud, courageous people, which, throughout its history, has put its freedom under Gad before all other purposes. \ We who stay at homo have our duties to perform—duties owed in many parts to you. You will be supported by the whole force and power of this Nation. The victory you win will be a victory of all the people—common to them all. You bear with you the hope, the confidence, the gratitude and t,he prayers of your family, your fellow-citiscns, and your President— Cfif. a horn, if you believe the yarn. Third War Registrant Frank Porter, an attorney .of Ogden, in registering for 44-65 year class of the selective service the other day, noted that it was the third time in Im life that he offered his service to the country. Mr. Porter served in the Spanish war, and was registered in World War No. 1. He was less than 20 yeara of age when he served in the army in 1898. In Mourning iln a black box border, usually identified with death, the Nashua Reporter recently came out with an announcement reading "In Memoriam (For the Duration) Sugar, 10 pounds for 49c." Bare Tree One of the few Rum Cherry trees extant in this country is thriving in the yard of the R. F. Nuckles home in Grinnell. The tree is a native of Texas. Now it is in full bloom. Wonder what the owner does with the fruit which bears so inviting a name? Guthrie Oddities Twin mules, % rarity in the ani- mal world, were born to a mare at the Caroll Washburn farm south of Guthrie Center recently, and at the Paulsen Hatchery, producer of 12,000 chicks a week, the first four- legged chick in the establishment's history was hatched. Three-legged chicks are more common. Expecting A female beaver expecting a blessed event in the next two months was sent by the state conservation commission to a specially prepared maternity hospital on the banks of Buckeye Creek east of Belle Plaine. "Pop" Beaver, employed elsewhere is expected to join the family later on. New Address The Clarke county jail recently housed a rural preacher from: another county who was unable to. raise an assesed fine of $100 and costs for driving a car with Improper license. ..-.......' , • . N)7 Bounty . Jack Rhoten, farmer neap Adel, while plowing a field, unearthed a den of efgljf young oijbf/breed <J?: which appears fy>.vbe in local dig- collect Bounty as wolves. Bystanders in the county auditor's office said they were coyotes. County Auditor McCleary pronounced them foxes .on which there is now nt bounty. Rhoten finally sold them as wild animal pets at two dollars each. Shock ,Tipton restaurant diners recently view with enthusiasm a menu which purported to list a bargain club steak dinner at thirty cents instead of the current sixty-cent price. But their hopes-were soon dashed when the eagle-eye of <ho proprietor caught the error of the waitress-typist before the steaks went on the grill. Saves Tires A pig on the loose in Ames recently had street traffic at Clark and Main streets tied up in intricate knots and motorists doing fancy stunt driving all along the thoroughfare. The animal, a visitor frcm Clinton, in Ames for observation at the state college veterinarian clinci, eluded, the express- man who had offered bus facilities from depot to college. He finally was persuaded by a filling station operator to travel de> luxe to his destination. Farming Methods Just as Pete Minert, farmer in thn vicinity of Reinbeck, finished planting sixty acres to corn this spring, a neighbor, Leslie Byrnes, began husking a field of corn he failed to get in last fall. IVIakcs No Difference Fellow just turned up a draft number in Sioux City area which reads the same both ways, 747, but thafs only the half of it. His name PlanaVp, also is read backward or forward the same, Three-lagged Pig "One .Picnic and Two Hams", a three-legged pig on the farm of Ralph Schildroth near Reinbeck, is one of the liveliest of new-litter porkers in the neighborhood. He gets about on the basis of a skip and a jump." Up In the Air! Warren Ryan, living near Grinnell, made a small model plane so well that it "took wings and flew away.' 1 - liostead of flying around a few times and landing, it headed northwest and went higher and higher. Warren tried to follow it, but soon lost sight of it. A reward has been offered by Ryn for the safe return of his small plane. . * More Fun! Jim Endicott ,night marshall at Glenwood 'believed he was 'being called in line of duty when he was called to a local restaurant one evening last week. When he reached the cafe, 'he found two world war friends, City Auditor Philip Minner of Council Bluffs and State j Patrol Sergeant Clarence B, Day i of Marihalltownl . ThU was not enough of a crowd, ao D. N. Barnett, another world war friend, was called to "bail out two comrades of war days," Before the evening was over and to help make the event a real "celebration" anr other man was called to make it really "old soldiers reunion." No Tag 8 (A number of dogs in Van' Buren were either brought into the county this last year, or were reported when they had not been before. When county officials ordered dog tags for 1942 only a few more than were sold in I9il were purchased, a m;any moce licenses were ap- led for that "some dogs vfffl have i go without the metal tags this ,fc, ,-,-..,'!-.-' ...../S^^iJ^.tia. ' ',,'t,' of Mr. and Mrs. G. S. of Algona. The ceremony is to take place Sunday at 2:30 o'clock at the St. Paul's Tjuth- eran church in Atlantic. Allen is a graduate of the local •high school and/Hamilton' Business College at Mason City. Ho is connected with the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and located at Sioux Falls. Previously he has boen with that company at Fort and Atlantic. D. A. R. Honors Mrs. Long — The D. A. R. society mot this morning Tuesday for an 11 o'clock breakfast at the home of Mrs. W. K. Ferguson. An impressive memorial Service was held in honor of the memory of Mrs. A. L. Long who until her death was an active member. The business meeting included election of .officers. The committee in charge was Mesdamcs Henry Tjaden,' Fannie Stewart, D. R. Martin, V. V. Naudain and Miss Beth Annis. flower Club Meets—The Kossuth County Flower club met last Monday evening at the high school. Mrs. Agnes Seeley of Plum Creek township listed over 100 perennial plants in bloom nt Her country home during the month of April. Mrs. ' W. C. Dau gave a talk on "Beginning a Garden of' Annuals." The next meeting is 41 picnic scheduled for June 1 a't tnc Call State Park. Sorority Mothers' Breakfast!— AThe Alpha Psi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi entertained their mothers at a breakfast at the Call State park Sunday morning at 8:30. The committee in charge- was Mrs. D. P. Smith, chairman, Jean Kinsey and Dorothy Lane. Girls whose mothers wer unable to attend, drought ladies whom they chose to be their mother for the day. Presbyterian Men's Club — The Merite club of the Presbyterian church will meet Wednesday evening at the church. A. E. Kresensky and H. L. Woodward are in charge of the program. Mrs. Lloyd rlobinson will speak on Norway. Ladies serving the meal are Mes-" dames Fred Geigel, George Conkin, S. D. Wilson and Paul Lincl- holm. P, T. A. The Parents and Teachers Association will hold its last meeting of the season this afternoon (Tuesday) Thursday, May 14th Thursday Bargain Matinee 'lOc?5c THE MOST IMPORTANT EVENT pETHINJEW i SCREEN SEASON A drama—mellow with Afr mor—of the old Mitiutippi. Plus Added Attraction Win. Gorgon and Edmund Lowe in "FLYING CADETS" • Friday, May 16—Matinee and Night ON OUR-STAGE W. H. O. Radio ^Attraction—No In Person advance in prices. Jerry the yodeHnjf co wboy Glen Burkland Zelda Scon It's ON OUR SCREEN mock war .< . . when the Weaver Bros, mop up on fifth columnists. Shephardof Ozarks With Weaver Pros, and and Frank Saturday, May 16 , Big Three Way Double Feature HOPAIONG FQJATHRIU RIPE WITH HOPPY!

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