The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 1, 1942 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, September 1, 1942
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Sept. 1, AMITA KAREIS OF SWEA CITY MAN iLedyard: Miss Annetta Karels of Ledyard, and Fred Johnson of Swea City ware -united In marriage on Friday afternoon at the parsonage of the Evangelical Re* formed church, Rev. B. P. Nusa officiating. The attending couple were Mr. and Mrs. George Pftl> terson, . Mrs. Win. Wenjzel of Ledyard spent Wednesday afternoon visiting Mrs. Joe Walsh at Swea City. Don Meleney and three children of Qritt spent the week end with his sister Mrs. Leo Reno and family. (Mrs. Joe Walsh of Qwea City vlsted her mother-in-law, Mary Walsh at 'Ledyard Thursday afternoon. ' • Ivan Willou from Ledyard was taken to the General hospital at Algona Saturday to be Operated on for appendicitis. Mr. and Mrs. Harj-y Schroeder •and two children, Karen and Ro- 3and, visited the Fred Brandt home Sunday evening. • i-,|.l Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lampe and Mr. and Mrs. Clem McCaffery of Austin were Sunday visitors at the Alice Garry home. *• Mrs. Orvllle Ruby and three children, Robert, Arlene and Audrey were Sunday visitors at the 2T,red Ploeger home. Mrs. William Stubee, formerly Cleo Gable, Is going to teach Dial. No. 7, in Lincoln township this year. She is to start Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Karl Maiarky and family, and Mr. . and Mrs. Glon Beshe drove to otflshkora, Wis., to visit Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dorsey, recently. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lynch drove to Rochester, Minn., Wednesday to visit Ch,rls Gelhaus who Is In the hospital there recovering from an operation. (John Matzenef, who enlisted in the navy some time this summer, arrived home Thursday on a two- day leave to visit his mother and sister in Ledyard. Rev. and Mrs E. P. Nuss and daughter, Alice, drove to the Twin Cities Saturday and also visited Chris Gelhaus at Rochester, Minn., and Arrived home Wednesday. Ira Neubauer from Radcliffe, and his son, Alvln, Mrs. Martin and her daughter, Genevleve from Amboy, Minn., were visitors at the Max Nitz home the first part of this 'week, i . • i i i ., .. . Mr. and Mrs. Chester Johnson and children, Amorita, Lavonne and Patty, Mr. and Mrs. Burton Johnson and sons, Ronald and Donald, were dinner guests at the Ed Halverson home Wednesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Homsey from Armstrong and their two children, Bernard and Bernice were visitors at the Chas. Bashara home Monday evening. Beverly Bashara went home with them to visit a few days. Miss 'Blanche Haag left Monday for 'Dubuque where she will enter a convent. She will enter the order of SalrifFrancis. She was accompanied by 'her mother and her sister, Mrs. Wm. Schneider of Bancroft. 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Norbo Shopper Good looking, low heels, in fine calfskin in new fall tan, AAA toB 5 to 10 7.95 Black or brown, suede, trim- tned w.ith lizard leather, AAAA to B 5 to 10 Kenyoh 7.95 Nanette Shopper Light brown calf with beige, aligator trimming, medium heel Black suede low heel with reptile trimming, comfort and good looks 7.95 Stanlon Shopper 7.95 Sutler Fine black calf pump,-so comfortable and good-looking, all sizes 7.35 TWO SWEA CITY TEACHERS RESIGN FOR OTHER JOBS Swea Cltyj The local school Is atnong the many over the state who are being affected by August resignations from their teaching staffs. Lucetta Cook of Waterloo has resigned as first grade teacher to accept a similar position at Montezuma, county seat of Powe- chlek county. Alice Bjornsen of Goldfield resigned her position us second grade teacher to accept a contract with Sac City, also a county seat location. Miss Cook had been here for two years and Miss Bjornsen for three. The new second grade teacher will be Violet Qrell of Ventura and Miss' Cook's successor Is Mary Groenewoeld of George. As of Aug. 28, the staff was complete, barring further resignations. Marjorie and Lee Hlllsten have returned from a month's visit with their brother, Allen, and their father, Ed Hlllsten at Denver and Hudson, Colo. , (Clifford Anderson, Bob Bergreeir, Joe Erlckson and the field representative for Aetna Life Insurance Co. of Des Moines, were fishing at Lake Keronls, Paynesvllle, Minn., last week. fThe baby daughter, Charlotte Jane, born August 20 to Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Stone, died the same day. Brief burial services were held at the graveside in Harrison township cemetery Friday. The Rev. and Mrs. B. L. Broberg are at Washington Court House, O., visiting the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. B. Dill. Mr. and Mrs. Dill will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary on Sept. 7th. John A. Peterson, long-time resident of Swea City, is seriously ill at his home in the south part of town. His daughter, Mary (MM. Arthur PehrS9n), arrived the fore part of last week from California to be with her father. Buell Johnson passed his examinations preliminary to entering the coast guard and will leave at an early date. His wife will take over the mangement of the Johnson Produce company.i. Tfrrey have one daughter, Phyllis Bea. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Llnde and son, Gordon, are spending a few days with their son, Elvin at Great Lakes Naval training station, Chicago. Elvin, who enlisted in the navy about July' 1, completes his work at Great Lakes soon. He has been assigned to duty as assistant to a ship's surgeon. WITH THE BOYS IN THE SERVICE OF UNCLE SAM LAKOTA BARBER AND BEAUTY SHOP CLOSED SATURDAY (Lakota: The Baum Barber and Beauty shop closed here Saturday and Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Baum and son,.-BiIlie -moved to Ames the first of the week where Mr. Baum will work In a shop in the college town. Mrs. Baum sold her beauty shop to Virginia Ditsworth of Swea City, who is already on the job. Mr. Baum plans to rent his shop. Mr. and Mrs. John Pink, Vivian, Helen and David, were recent visitors with relatives at Mountain Lake, Minn. Mrs. Guy Beemer and Billy came home last week Sunday evening after a two weeks' visit with her slaters In New York state. The E. iL. Grabus, Mr. and Mrs. August Baumgartner and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Trasamar spent last week Sunday at Bonalr, Iowa. Last week Sunday visitors at the W. E. Leys were Mr. and Mrs. Shanor and Mr. and Mrs. Scott cf Mason Cty. Mrs. Shanpr is Mrs. Ley's aunt. William Eberts and family, M't. Pleasant, were last week visitors with Mr. Ebert's mother, Mrs. Marie Ebert and his sister, Mrs. Rose Rahmstock and family. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hertzke were sponsors last week Sunday at the Lutheran church when the little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Hertzke was baptized Sheryl Kay. Recent visitors with the Dr. H. H. Murrays were: Charles, Arthur and Eva Murray and Lucille Carlin all of Cissna Park, 111., cousins of Dr. Murray; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Murray and two daughters, DCS Moines, his brother and family, and Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Helmar, Fenton, his Uncle and wife. iHarry Warburton and Ruth Blle!n drove to Mason City last week Tuesday -to meet his mother, Mrs. Margaret Warburton who has spent the past five weeks visiting her son William and family at Kansas City, the (Larry Bukara at .Freedom, Nebr., and she also accompanied the William Warburtons to Estes Park, Colo., for a week, Recent visitors at the Rev. Wm, Langholz home were the Rev. and Mrs. J. C. Langhola an4 two daughters of Loyal, Wisconsin, and tha Bey and Mrs, Fred Meske of Marsbjfielid, Wisconsin.. Tfce two sons of the Rev. and Mrs. Lang? holb, Rudolph and -Roland, came home last weefc from, Minnesota, where they have spent the sum* mer. <31en Welneberger, Pavifl Pinfe Ben Limberg, Carolina and Walter Schauraberger helped Robert Ed, wards pick up potatoes the week before he left for the army. They and WM» Edwards family picked up and, sor*e4 ^ bags of potatoes. Mr, Awards, Sr., is not in ihe b w t fit 'health; and. Robeirt has bad Antique Tan Soft Uvacaia SADDiES.' AIOCSI it* Carefrff, f«uy gains 011$ / V9 charge the farm. _, ,_ A . ^ s wi^h the Clarence were Mr, Edwards' ec SriPJ* W4 TAKES DIESEL COURSE who «»nt ft fey Ug wife and father Aon etimpu» nllesj Bw City, Mich,; *JWtasi4 one If? WW&* wWsft 5»aj|l me the Wfeso J&ris used ujp J expect BOY GETS PROMOTION IN WEST CAMP Word has been received from Crimp Adair, Oregon, that Bill Hlg- gins, Whlttemore, has been promoted to first lieutenant. He was stationed at Fort Dix, New Jersey, up ta six weeks ago when he was transferred from the east to the western camp. Bill Is a reserve officer. His mother, Mrs Elizabeth Higgtns, went west with him, as did also- his wife. His mother expects to return to Whittemore the first of September. —V— LAKOTA DOCTOR JOINS U. S, ARMED FORCES Lakota: Dr. R. L. Williams, Lakota physician, was honored by the county medical society at Algona the week he left and the Lakota Commercial club gave him an el eotric razor as d farewell gift. -V- TITONKANS VISIM SONS IN ALABAMA CAMP Titonka: Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Penning, Mrs. Clarence Penning and Mrs. Herman Tapper returned home Thursday evening from their trip to Camp Rucker, Alabama, where they visited Clarence Penning and Herman Tapper. They were gone for two weeks and also drove to the Oulf of Mexico and points in Flor Ida. —V— DON MCKTEIG COMPLETES OFFICERS TRAINING Wesley: Mr. and,Mrs. John Lickteig received word from their son, Don that he will graduate from officers' training school at Font Benning, Georgia on Tuesday, Aug. 25th. He witl then be second lieutenant. He was inducted into the army in; Feb., 1941 alnd up until 12 weeks ago had been stationed at Fort Snelling, Minn, Dennis Llckteig, Who had been at Fort Lewis, Washington, is now at Camp Hood, Texas, expecting to go into the war zone soon. —V— ROLAND LENZ. LUVERNE, GIVEN FAREWELL PARITY (LuVerne: Some 50 relatives and friends had a farewell party at the community hall last week Sunday evening for Roland Lenz who left Thursday for military service. The evening was spent visiting and playing games. A purse was presented to the honor guest and a dainty lunch was served. LEROY NELSON LIKES NEW CAMP IN WASHINGTON In a letter to his mother here, (Mrs. Edna Nelson, LeRoy writes that he likes his new assignment to Camp Murray, Washington. Prior to July 18th he was located at Fort Bragg, North Oaroaina,, dnd he was glad to be removed because of the extreme heat in that state. He says, "I traveled through about fifteen states owning to Washington on a troop train. The trip took four days .and all of the eating and sleeping was done on the cars. When w.e reached,St. Joe," Missouri, the closest point to Algona I certainly felt a yearn to get ioff the train and hike for the old home town. I am now about 2700 miles from the home town. But if £ get nothing else out of the army I certainly got a head full of beautiful scenery on the trip out here. We still sleep in tents and weat our woolens as it is never hot here but we appreciate that more than the heat." —V— ALVIN OLSON, SENECA, JOINS ARMED FORCES TODAY Alvin Olson, farmer near Seneca, held a closing out sale Tuesday of last week and yesterday left for induction into the armed forces of Uncle Sam. He has arranged with Norman Thompson of Cylinder, to farm the place while he is battling the Axis, • —V— ST. BENEDICT SAILOR HOME ON 15-DAY LEAVE St. Benedict: Reman Arend, U. S. Navy, at Jacksonville, Fla., arrived home for a 15-day furlough on Wednesday via Mason City. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Arend and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Arndorfer went to Mason City to meet him. Roman joined the navy about a year ago and this is his second furlough. He Is a mail carrier there and enjoys his work. —V— ACTIVITIES OF WEST BEND SOLDIERS AND SAILORS West Bend: Delbert F,, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dogotph, has enlisted in the coast guard, Philip Allen of the Great Lakes Naval training station, arrived home to spend a furlough at the home of his parents, Mr, and Mrs. A. C. Allen. • 'Ricy Forsythe was in Des Moines Monday to take the oath for his service in the naval reserve. He enlisted the latter part of July and expects to leave next -month for duty. / Sgt. Lawrence Schneider, who had a five-day furlough from his, duties at Geiger field, Spokane, WashingT ton, left from Minneapolis by plane Tuesday for that place. Having only five days off, taking a plane- Dor the round trip was the only way he sould make it. This is rather an expensive way to travel but he said It was worth it. He has been in the service a year and this was his first trip home. He is a son of Loujs Schneider. Lawrence is a mechanic in a bomb squadron and likes bis work real well. Lieutenant and Mrs. Paul Harms of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., arrived in West Bgnd Thursday to spend his leave with their parents. Mr. a»d Mr«. Henry Harms ami Mr. apfl ¥rs, A.-N-, Hansen- Lieutenant and fiCrs. Harms were married the day, tha| the war broke tout at Pea,ri Harbor «W><l,tJ»ls la their first trip home since then. to be on the water and not in position to get mail. I am stationed here with he V. S. S. Chickadee and am leaving the entire beat and taking special Diesel training under Chief C. E. Nelson who was the Diesel engineer for Admiral Byrd to the South Pole twice." Merle's address Is Mo. M. M. 2c, U. S. N., Bay City, Mich. —V— PEARL HARBOR SAILOR VISITS WITH HOME FOLKS Portland: Richard Arend, firist class fireman, who spent the last six months at 'Pearl Harbor, was home for a week, leaving Saturday, Aug. 22. His pa/rents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Arend, took him to Ames where he left by train for Boston, Mass. Richard has been in the service since Oct. 15th, 1941. —V— ACTIVITIES OF FENTJON BOYS IN ARMED SERVICE JFenton: Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Newel and LaVonne and Lucille 'Evans, the latter of Swea City, left Tuesday for Ch'anute Field,. Rantoul, 111.,, where they will visit Cadet Lyle Newel and attend graduation exercises of which Lyle Is a grad- udate, having completed a 20 weeks course In machinist air ground training. They will be gone a week and expect to visit another son, Capt. and Mrs. Harold Newel at Ft. Leonard Wood, Ricllo, Mo. IFernandes C. Fauerby, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Fauerby was graduated recently from an intensive course in aviation mechanics at Sheppard Field, Texas. Harold, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. John Gramenz, stationed at Camp Edwards, Mass., was recently promoted to rank of sergeant. —V— FRASER, U. S. MARINE, visrrs SEXTON FRDSNDS Sexbc'n: Robert Fraser of the U. S. Marines, who once resided in Sexton, stopped between rides to Mason City to tell his friends hello. He was going to visit his sister, Mrs. Bernard Miller of Mason City. Robert is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Fraser of Algon.a who have four sons in the service, y SOLDIER ACTIVITY IN THE WEST BEND VICINIT|Y West BendJ Mrs. Lucy Reeves received word Monday that her son Roy, had arrived safely in Ireland with the United States Army. tDonald Blair, who entered the naval reserve about six weeks ago as a third class carpenter and wno has been stationed at Norfolk, Va., since that time, is visiting at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Blair. He expects to be transferred to California soon. Merle Stoer, James Dunn, J. Earl Dunn, Lawrence Banwart, Benton Carter; Kenneth Miller) and Floyd Reese left for Fort Leavenworth Monday to start serving in the army. They are part of the contingent from Palo Alto county to report in Des Moines Aug. 10th. J. Quentin Kongsbach left for Iowa Falls Monday evening to report at Fort Leavenworth from there. The Rev. Bernard Montag of Ute is visiting this week at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Montag, prior to leaving for Cambridge, Mass., where he will enter a training school for army chaplains. The Rev. Montag has been sworn in as chaplain and is commissioned & first lleuttettantl. He has been a priest for the paat ten years at Templeton and Ute He is the third son of Mr. and Mrs Montag who has gone into the service. —V— WESLEY SOLDIER RATES HO SECOND LIEUTENANT Wesley: Don Llcktelg spent a short furlough at his parental John Llckteig home last week. He recently received the rating of second lieutenant at Fort Benning, Ga., where he had attended an officers' training school for 12 weeks. LINCOLN TWP. SOLDIER HONORED BY 'NEIGHBORS Lakota: Robert Edwards, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Edwards, Lincoln township, left for the service recently and a day or two before he left over 60 friends and neighbors surprised Wm w|ith a farewell party. The evening was spent visiting and group singing with Grace Murra as accompanist. Robert was presented with a gift of silver. The guests brought a delicious lunch which was served at a late hour and the group sang "God be With You Till We Meet Again" as a farewell to Robert. —'V— BROTHERS, WELL KNOWN IN SEXTON, ON SAME SHIP Sexton: Mrs. Charles Stratton of Danville, Iowa, formerly of Brltt, and daughter of Mrs. Sarah Wise, was greatly surprised last week when her son, Junior who .was on a ship off the west coast, walked into her home. She had not seen him for three years. Junior and Ruisse'tl, brothers, have ibean on the same ship since they have been in the navy for four years and are now being separated. Russell Is a machinist. Both boys were married in May. Junior is enroute to New Orleans and will be placed on a mine sweeper. He was home for four days. He later plans to bring his wife to New Orleans if his work will be near there. SENECA SOLDIER MARRIES FORMER SCHOOL TEACHER Seneca: Bud Paulsen surprised his friends by announcing his marriage to Miss Gunderman, former Seneca teacher, which took placn several weeks ago. Bud has concluded a 10-day furlough at the home of his parents. On Sunday evening friends gathered and held a post nuptial shower for the honored couple. Kenneth Bollig went to Des Moines Saturday to enlist in the marines. SERGEANT HAROLD GRAMENZ FENTON, NOW IN EUROPE Fenton:> The John Gramenz family received a cablegram Tuesday stating that Sergeant Harold Gramenz had just arrived in Great Britain. PRIVATE AND MRS. HERBERT ROSSITER, FENTON, PARENTS •Fenton: Pvt. and. Mrs. Herbert Rossiter are the parents of a 6% pound girl, born here Tuesday morning. She has been named Mary Alice. Mrs. Rossiter is the former Alice Dreyer, , daughter of the H. H. Dreyers. This is the couple's first child and also the first grandchild on the paternal and maternal side. Pvt. Rossiter is stationed at Camp Caison, Colo. CREEK BOY JOINS NAVY AT DES MOINES Letts Creek? Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Luedtke entertained a number of relatives and friends at their home Thursday evening in honor of S"*L CO. Fashion-right Carol/tines are exclusive// yours .... only at your S & t store! Stunning glove soft suedes, Ml turf-tan calf, alligator . . . In the frivolous dot*, timers yew want) College, heels, 'faus* you're walking more, 'cause they're 19 right with tweedsl Still the some tscftingly low prices. their son, Rupert, who left Friday morning for Des Moines where he enlisted in the navy. His brother, Reuben took him to Des Molnes. Rupert was presented a purse from the guests. Read The Want Ads—It Pttft Steal the Mr. and Mrs. Charles ftinie* brated their 60th wedding fiary by riding In the parade &i Ufc .New Virginia homecoming. Ttofc buggy In which they rode was ths same one Which carried them lot their wedding 60 years previously'. S * L CO. "My PRESTOH DRESS is prettiest In school and their low price sure tickled Mom!" They all want CLASSIC COATS No college wardrobe is complete without one)Rugged tweeds, light, worm fleeces. Boxy swaggers, fitted reefers. Ever - ready re- versiblesl Such careful tailoring, you'd expect to pay dollars morel Sizes 9 to 15, 12 to 20. fast color BLOUSES Slut 6X. Adorable, washable dresses. Lovelier than ever, and at luch a thrifty print Bonny Scotch plaldi, candy- can* stripes, chtckt, fldralt In tho "juit like mother'*" styles little girls lovtl Sizes 7 to 14 1.39 Here's real SUIT VALUE 6" To make your teen age bay better dressedl To save you at least $31 Fina wool and rayon. Campus styling young boys like. Sizes 8 to 18. Sanforized SHIRTS ValuethrHlerTn sturdy cotton broadcloth. Action back with convertible collar and short sleeves. 32 to 40. 100% wool CARDIGANS 2" The "musts" that college and careerest crowd alike go forl Extra long lengths. Bright autumn colors autumn colors. Pullovers also. 34 to 40. School Girls' SWEATERS Carefree casuals they all love at an Oh-So-Low price! Sizes 7 to 14. 99% shrink, proof I Outstanding wfues ln-«t sorted patterns, o to 14. Boys' School SWEATERS Popular round neck style In dark fast colors to wear with his slacks. Sizes 30 to 36. Washable LONGIES Finely tailored In the full pleated, draped stylo young fellows like. Sizes 3 to 16. CAMPUS SKIRTS Wonder values/ Wool and rayon for longer wear. Popular plaids and flattering men's wear weaves. Sizes 24 to 30. SHEER HOSIERY (.ove/y Rayon looks /ft* ,ilkl Full fqihlonedl Guaranteed ringlet*! Women's Sizes, WoolJaekets for boys t to IS Snug fitting Cossacks. Plaids and Two-Tone combinations. JIMMIE-ALLS for Hftl» t> 9 y« 3 to » long wearing narrow wale cor. dyroy> Su»pend»r, bib style.

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