The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 12, 1942 · Page 5
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 12, 1942
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The Aigona Upp6f Dei Mbtfl^ CONVENTION TO SELECT COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT #6rt;fc0fie- County Schoo District Presidents to Elect Three Members to Board Today at the court house 41 prcsi dents Of school districts in the county will meet to select a cotm- ,ty superintendent of schools for three years. The convention wil also elect three members to the county board of education for a term, of six years. State law requires the convention to be held the seconC Tuesday in May of every third year. Board of, Education fThe present membership of the board of education consists of Myrtle Jordan, Irvington; J. V. Overmyer, Algona, and Harry J. Braley of Wesley, the terms of thes'e three •expiring this session. The others .are A. H. Schuler, Swea City, G. :D. Mart, Bancroft and Maude Hannah, LuVerne. 'Following the election to the board the convention twill select the superintendent. The ,. present incumbent Is A. E. Lau- fttzen, elected In 1940 to fill the un- expired term 'of Wm. Shirley, deceased. ' . , All .Districts Represented The convention will be made up of presidents from five consolidated districts, 8 independent districts, 23 school townships and four rural independent townships. Following are the districts and their representatives to the convention. (Burt— Herman Soderburg. CrescOM-<H. . R. Clayton. Eagle— O. H. LInde. (Fenton— -M. E. Burwash. •Garfleld— <H. W. Balgeman. German — (Henry Mayland, Jr. (Greenwood — Frank Coyne. Harrison— 'L. C< Hattoni Hebron— Thos. Berg. Irvnigton — A. M. Lemkee. Ledyard— <2has. A. Gutknecht. Lincoln— (Burt Russ. (Lotts Creek— C. W. Elbert, LuVerne — A. A, Schlpiill. Plum Creek — Rosco.e Mawdsley. •Portland— Earl Miller. (Prairie— (Edward Hauptman. (Ramsey— rQrville Rubey. Riverdale — George Bormann. Seneca — Fred A. Brown. - Sherman — Sim Leigh. Springfield— Otto Stengel. Swea — D. C. Gardner. Wesley— J. C. Skow. /Whittemore— J. W. Simpson. Algona— Dr. Nugent. Bancroft— F. J. Welp. Buffalo — Ernest P. Hansen. Burt Ind.— IE. R. Woltz, Fenton Ind. — Otto J; Borchardt. t^-W.' H. Barger. <Lakota Ind. — Nick Behrends. (Lone Rock' Ind.— ^Dell K. Marlow. (Ledyard— J. W. Welfare Seneca Con. — O.' R. Patterson. LuVerne Ind.— Mrs. 'Georgia Chapfhian. Wesley Ind.^-iDr. Richardson. ' Whittemore Ind. — Frank Besten- lehner. M: •'.. , V -.; County Canning Demonstrations Well Attended This Week According to Alma G. Schultz, the home demonstration agent, attendance nt the four canning demonstrations held the past week was very good. On Tuesday, May 5, a demonstration was held in the Bancroft Public School; Wednesday, May 6, at the Dakota City Hall; Thursday, May 7, at the Tltonka school, and Friday, May 8, at the Seneca school. Mrs. A. L. Brown, Algona; Mrs. C. A. Gutknecht, Lakota; Mrs. Ray Bartlett, ITton'ka, and Mrs, C. C. Inman, Bancroft, assisted the ag- t with those meetings. 5-A. Soybean Contest Sponsored This Year Joe L. Robinson, secretary of the Iowa Corn and Small Grain Growers Association announces that a i-acre soybean contest will be spon- iored by the association again this, rear. Last year was the first of tii kind In Iowa and the contest proved so successful that It is be- ng repeated. Farmers who may be nterested should contact County Agent Brown or Secretary Phillips )f the-Chamber of Commerce for ntry blanks. Prizes Will be $25, $25, 20, $15 and Ix prizes of $10 each. Algonans Return from Extended Fla. Visit Mr. and Mrs. Frank Devitt, 1 E. Cennedy street, returned Wednes- lay from St. Cloud, Florida, after , stay there dating from the mid- lie of last January. They were (siting with Mr. -Devitt's brother, Dr. C. H. Roth and family^ This a the third winter Mr. and Mrs. >evitt have spent in the south. Mr. Devitt reports that exceptionally good crops are being had in oranges, grapefruit and tangerines at this ime and that harvesting hau been going on practically all winter. Th5 ruit is •not high, but it Is found hat transportation of, the crops to he north is a serious problem and naturally raises the price in those errirtories. LOCAL CUBBERS TO MASON CITY WEDNESDAY NIGHT Commissioner A. OBJ. Lauritzen and wife, Dr. and Mrs. H. D. Meyer and -diet George, scout executive, wili go to Mason, City . tomorrow night for : a training course to be directed by Wm. C. Wessell, , nat- onal director of ; cubbing, of the •Tew York office. A group from Lone Rock Jieadad by Rev. <C. S, Whitehouse and a group from Fenton headed by Oliver Stoeber, will 'also take the course Wednesday night. 'Fenton by the way, has just recently organized a cub pack. The Dead Line For sale of all steel goods is set by the Government for May 15. We have a fair stock of Corugated Sheets, Ridge Roll, Valley Tin, Eave Spouting,_Conductor Pipe, Nails and other items which you should purchase be£otf$ that date. We also have one 500 gallon oil tank. Do your repairing and painting before the government steps in and freezes other stocks. Miller Lumber Co. Clint Lighter, Manager Algona, Iowa Quality PRINTING Vp Lette?heii48 On Ymr , AFTER WAKE ISLAND—This U. S. Navy photo shows one of the wounded men being transferred* from a destroynr to ai aircraft carrier following the attack on Wake Island, February 24th, 1942. ' MAY BALK LiAVAL-^-Vichy, France: In a move seen in sor->a frtn-'-o-" "S a "iir«'->M3i;e t" »ny aH r mpt Pierre Laval might make to use the armed forces of France on the side of £he Nazis, JMursnai recam detti, Chief of State, last Friday made Admiral Jean Darlan (right) head of all French naval, land and air forces. Although the admiral is violently anti-British, it is felt here that Netherlands Kava conferred on: him the title of "Commander-in- chief of general headquarters of the southwest Pacific area." 4 he would never consent to such cutright armed collaboration with the traditional foe «f his country. RESCUE AT SEA AFTER DRIFTING FOR 11 DAYS SEA—Another smajl allied vessel was sent to the bottom >cf the . Atlantic by an enemy submarine recently. The crfew debarked in two small boats and wa srescued 11 days later by the crew of a general cargo boat. From aboard the rescue ship these excellent photographs were made. The top photo shows one of the small lifeboats pulling alongside. The bottom photograph is an unusual one, it shows a thirsty sailor gulping warm water from a tea-kettle spout as his flrst action upon setting'foot on deck. ARLET CHERLAND. BURT, WINS FIRST Winner Is Seventh Grade Pupil; Thirty-One Contestants in County Competed for Prize (Thirty-one of the thirty-eight pupils wiio had filed entry to, the essay contest sponsored by the Kossuth County Fair sent In 'their essays. the closing date for which was MajA 1st. The contest was conducted. through the county superintendent's pfflce and only 7th, 8th and 9th grade students competed, The subject was "Tbe^ Value »f Our Kossuth County Pair." The essays were to he held to ISO words. However, several' of the contestants submitted essays of- 200 and over ftjid which disqualified them for ccjnpetlttW*, though those submitted, were excellent in every /respect. •The judging of, the essays was done by.Wta. W, E^Womer of Ledyard. Mrs. G. JT. F^Vogel of Burt, and J. F; Overwyer of Algjcna. The judges were UBftnUnous in their findings; tfc%t all authors had given careful and considerable study tQ thf subject, Tfeey 9499 . admitted t*a,t tisna of the wl»n« M Halted the closest jJeUberaWon t° TOftfee a fajr aecislon, f , a Ww Mrs. 8, stamps, to 4rtet Oh^rland, 7th »| Mr. and Pigtrict Np, miles norftwest flO in SOCIETY Mothers' and Daughters Banquet— The Mothers' and Daughters' banquet sponsored by the Ladies Association of the Congregational church, will be held Thursday evening at 5:45 p. m. The time is early to avoid conflict with a school activity. Mrs. B. J. Murtagh and Mrs D. R. Martin have a very interesting program planned. Beta Sigma 'Phi Meets— The regular meeting of the Alpha Psi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority will be held tonight at eight o'clock at the home of Mrs. Ken neth Knudsen, The new members may eome to this meeting. Lutheran Morning Tea—. The ladies of the First Lutheran church will hold a morning tea Friday from 9:30 until tl:00 at the home of Mrs. Harry Spongberg Mrs. Elmer Keller is the assisting hostess, Actlvitfe* Board to Meet— The local activities board of the Woman's Society for Christian Ser vice of the Methodist church wil meet wtth Mrs. W. C, Jrelan. 600 S. -Wooster, Thursday afternoon a two o'clock. Ho*pitaJNew» Mrs. ,1. N. Kcnefick and sons, Stephen and 'Michael, spent Saturday visiting In Maso» City. Mrs. Joe .Kelly went to Minneapolis Saturday to attend the funerjl of. Mrs. E. L. DeZellar's father. Dorothy Maudsloy spent the week end with her father, Ed Mawdsley. She is employed In DCS Moines. Joan Stephenson, employed at Mason City, spent Friday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Stephenson. Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Lusby fire attending the Northwest Drug Show at Hotel Fort Des Moines in Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. Vaughn Riging entertained at a family dinner Sunday honoring Mrs. Rising's mother, Mrs. S, D. Wilson. Mr. and Mrs. Ix;o Kaintis and family have moved to Iowa Falls where he is employed by the McGuire contractors. Mrs. J,. G. Thompson of Estherville spent the week end with her daughter and husband, Mr. nnd Mrs. R. H. Miller. Mrs. J. P. Dunn of Madison, Wisconsin, is visiting several weeks at the A. J. -Romer home. Mrs. Dunn is Mrs. Romer's aunt. Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Rice spent Monday at Eagle Grove where they went to be with Mrs. Rice's mother, Mfs. Middleton, who Is very HI, The Festival of the Ascension of Christ will be observed Thursday at the Trinity Lutheran church with divine service in German at 10:30 'd'clock. Michael Streit returned Sunday from .a ten day visit .with his grandmother, Mrs. Martin Coonan at Enimetsburg. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Matt Streit. Out-of-tfown guexts at the Will- Stratton wedding Sunday evening were Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pi o- ehaska, Mr .and Mrs. Leo Prochaska and families from Mallard. Jean Murtagh, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Murtagh, arrived home from Iowa City Sunday eve- ilng after completing her junior ear's work at the State University. ;Jiine and Charles Cretoneycr iave arrived home for a visit with heir parents, Dr. and Mrs. C. H. Jretzmeyer after completing their •ear's work at the State University .t Iowa City. Harold Olienke, who has been but- pi maker at the Algona Co-Opera- ive Creamery the past five years, as accepted the position as head man jn the Bancroft Creamery ef- ective June 1. Homer A. Tuttle returned Friday 'fom Minneapolis where he had ipent the week attending a druggist convention and buyers' seminar ponsored by his firm, -The Northwestern Drug Co. Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Carpenter and .wo^children spent Mothers' Day with Mrs. Carpenter's mother, Mrs S. E. McMahon. Mrs. Carpenter is .he former Ruth McMahon and they ive. at Marshalltown. Mrs. Lola McClure and Mrs William Davis of Marshalltown spent.from Friday until Monday in the" : Rev. C. C. Richardson home The ladies are mother and sister of Mrs.' Richardson. Among those attending the Northwest Drug Show at Hotel Ft. Des Moines this week are W. L. Jensen, Mr.' and Mrs. M. H. Falken- hainer, Eugene Murtagh and Mr and Mrs. Homer Tuttle. Mrs. Tli os. Kenefick and Miss Naomi Kenefick of Eagle Grove spent Mothers' Day with Dr. and- Mrs J. N. Kenefick. Mrs. Thomas Kene- is Dr. Kenefick's mother anc Miss Kenefick is his sister. Margaret Ann Beardsley and her roommate, Margaret Benson o: Corning, Iowa, spent the week enc with the former's parents, Mr. an; Mrs. C. H. Beardsley. They attend the State Teachers' College. Private Stanley J. Patterson 'left Saturday after spending a nine daj furlough With his mother, Mrs usta Patterson and other rel atives. Stanley is serving with the medical detachment at Salt Lake City, Utah. Pvt, Charles Lund has been transferred from Camp Joseph T.' Rob inson in Arkansas to New'Orleans La,, where he will be in the financi department of the air training cen ter. Chas. is a son of Mr. and Mrs Henry Lund of Algona. Mr. and Mrs., Glen MoMurray Belmond, and their daughter, Mrs Duran Hill, the former Pat Me Murray, spent Sunday visiting Algona friends and relatives. Mrs. Hill is from San Diego California, and has 'been visiting her parents in Belmond. Dinner guests at the H. E. Morgan home Sunday were Mr. and Mrs! Anthony Byson, Mr, and Mrs. Herbert Byson of Elk River, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Clark of Ames. Mrs. Anthony Byson and Clifford Clark are daughter and son of Mrs. Jane Clark, who makes her,home with Mr. and Mrs. Morgan. Ruby Turner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Turner, a sophomore at Iowa State College, was one of 20 girls who attended a tea given pn Sunday 'by the Sigma Alpha Iota girls, a chapter of the national hon< orary rtiusic sorority. The tea honored girls who had done outstanding work in musical activities on the campus,, ' Air. and Mrs, Gordon Hraback and Mr. and Mrs. Urnald Lund and family of Pes Moines were Sunday guests of Mr. ai»4 Mrs. Henry Lund. Mrs, Hratoaek is the former Ruth Lund and Mr. Lun^ is her brother. Other guests were another Lund daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ceo budwig and Mrs. Lund's three sisters, Mrs. Ray Butterfleld, Blaiore, Mrs. Sim Leigh. Jrvington and Louise Magnnsspn of Enid Fuller spent the week end •ith her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. . Fuller. She is employed in Des loines. Mr. and Mrs. Olcn Roland spent unday at Jewell, Iowa, with the.'r aUghter and husband, Mr. and rs. Denns Blllingsley. Mrs. L. G. Hiakcr spent the week nd at Ames with her son, Dur- •ood, who had been in the hus- ital for several days with a sinus nfoction and a severe chest cold. [e la back at his studies again at ils time. Mrs. W. P. French spent Friday t Laurens where she visited her ister, Mrs. W. ,P. Clark. Mrs. 'lark went to Cos Moines Sunday 'here she attended the movie Stan evue as the Gold Star Mother 'om Pocahontas county. Afetrnoon guests of Mr. and Mrs. .. E. Morgan Sunday were Mr. and ?. Albert Peter of Sitanhope, owa, Mrs. W. J. Cotton and son, f Lone Rock, Mrs. Sophia Granow, Mrs. M. Jane Clark and Mr. nd Mrs. H. E. Morgan of Algona. Col. Jack Johnston has announced lat he is a candidate for Justice f the Peace in Algona City, but , r hlch ticket he is on has slipped ur mind. Jack would run equally ell on any ticket. Jack is an old- Imer and his merits are known to 11. Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Bliss, Santa rtonica, California, Mrs. Lucy Jchneider and Carl Schneider of Jarner, spent Sunday with Mrs. R. B. Waller. The first three men ioned are aunts and uncle of Mr. Valler and Mr. Schneider is his ousln. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Potter arc expected to arrive from Norfolk, Nebraska, Wednesday for a few lays' visit with friends here. The 'otters are former Algonans and ttr. Potter was connected with the Metropiltan Life Insurance Corn- any here. Mrs, Gertrude Spilles returned to ler home in Whittemore after pending the past few months with ler son and family, Mr. and Mrs. jeo Spilles. The elder Mrs. Spilles' lome was damaged by fire and it las now been remodeled for her occupancy, Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Merritt spent Sunday in Des Moines where they attended the movie star revue and he graduating ceremonies at Mercy hospital where their daughter, Setty, a student nurse took part n the ceremonies .by singing in the ;lee club. ./This is Betty's first year of training. Mr. and Mrs. W. 3. Fuller had as their week end guests the lattsr's sisters, Mrs. Dave Logan and Mrs. Will Maurer, and her niece and nephew, Mr. and. Mrs. Bernard Arnold arid sons, Larry and Joe,. Mrs. Maurer is remaining here for a onger visit. The guests wera all :rom Spencer. Mr. and Mrs. XV. H, Godden went to Iowa City Sunday to attend the commencement exercises, at the State University • Sn which their daughter, Mary Elizabeth received her master's degree fe^dietitics She plans to -begin her ihferneshlp July V at Harpers hospital in. Detroit, Michigan. . " .' ^:? Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Barnard and children spent Sunday, at Wi bago, (Minn., with Mrs. Barnard's aunt and uncle, 'Mr. arid Mrs. C. A. Amem. Also guests were Mrs. Barnard's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lou Van Amem, her bother'and wife, Mr. and Mrs. E. N. Van Ar'nem and her cousin, M. E. Van Arneni. Word was received Sunday by Mrs. Ralph Moe and Albert Davis, brother and sister, that their father, Elmer H. Davis of iDanville, III., had died suddenly from heart attack. Mr. Davis, a former Wesley resident, is survived by four daughters and three sons. His wife preceded him in death 22 years. 'Mrs. Hugh Post received Moth-* ers" Day greetings from her son, Dick, who has been transferred to San Diego, California. He Is In the United States Naval Reserve. She also received flowers 'from her son, Bob, who is with the Army Air Corps at Denver. Mrs. Post has been ill for the past few days with a streptoooccic sore throat. Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Monlux nt- tended the commencement exercises at Iowa City in 1 which their son, Robert, was graduated from the State university willl a of Medicine degree. He will June 1 for his Interneshlp at Salt Francisco, California. Mrs. Mon* lux was a guest at a mdther and son banquet at the university! t Pvt. Walter tteafdsley was graduated last Wednesday from a special Course at the Chahute Field. •branch of the U, S. Air corps Tee.i- nical schools. His course was in the use of the Link Trainer. Waited Will now he a lecture instructor at the field in blind flying and relate* subjects. Chahute Field is located at Rantoul, 111. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Beardsley. Mrs. Gleelan Pitcher is visitteff her father, A. L. Long. Mr. Pitcher expected to be inducted into the army but he has been deferred from three to six months. H& plans to return to his job wtth the C. B. & Q. railway at Burlington until he is again called. Mr. Long went to Des Moines and brought another daughter, Mrs. Arba Dee Middlekauf home tor the week end. Tuesday and Wednesday, May 12-13 James Gogncy in Daring and dying for Freedom! Thursday-Friday-Saturday, May 14-J.6-16 Plus Serial, "Dick Tracy vs. Crime" Sunday and Monday, May 17-18 2-ir-Tops—2 , twifmhi NL- Virginia Bruce Dick Foran in "Butch Minds the Baby" May ftorttrs flMSicbard. medical; fHgt* & Ifc Nelson, hpy; WdtefJ. , I to Garden, Seed, Nursery and Field Seed customer bj this, store Thursday; Prtd«,v, gatr - INVESTORS L AND BUYERS I am offering to sell this fine unimproved 160 ac re farm in the heart of the corn belt. The price on this farm has not advanced and is a positive BUY. SEE IT—INSPECT IT! RE 3022—GEHBEL—160 Acres. Located 4 -miles west of Corwith on good gravel road; All tillable. The* tile outlet,furnishe_d by dredge ditch which cuts the farm. Level, mostly Webster Soil. Fenc- , ed. Low Taxes. ' . ••''.' . TERMS—Reasonable down payment, balance on long term'- contract, yearly payment equivalent to rent. ' >...'',; • ,. •'. . For your convenience, I will be at the office of ..'••• Edward Capesiuff . ; Algona, Iowa ••'-•?':;* ' on May 19th and 20th, 1942. Evenings can be contacted at my home in Corwl'th, Iowa. Gejt full particulars before you buy. I invite you to visit us on the above dates and get acquainted? Let me explain our unusual liberal farm sales plan. ' <•-. •. • i '••...•' r - ; 1 • "-t 1 * ** ' E. T. Hauptmann Authorized Farm Sales Representative Aetna life Insurance Company Corwith, Iowa 8 '1 SELL REAL ESTATE OB OHATTELS LOST STRAYED STOLEN 8fl A t WORD PATO W ADVANCE t IffiMPfBIc Xkcf/,^J

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