The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 8, 1942 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, September 8, 1942
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The Algona Upper Des Moinea, Algona, Iowa, Septi. 8,1942 SCRAP ANDRUBBER PAINTS LAKOTA M.E PARSONAGE (Lakota: Early In the Scrap and Rubber campaign, the Rev. M. V. •Orote, Harry Warburton, Edgar to- lay and Henry Mitchell took trucks and trailers and went on a hunt for '"either one" among members and friends who donated the jimk which was sold to the local dealer and the money received amounted to •about $35, which was to be used to paint the Methodist parsonage. On 'Thursday a group of members gath- 'ered and put on the first coat of paint. Several of the women prepared and served dinner to the men :at the church. Another coat will be put on whan, this coat Is dry. 'The paint was purchased from the "Walter Rosenau hardware and "Walter donated 5 gallons of oil for the first coat. Mrs. .William Schroeder spent a •few days last week visiting friends in Minneapolis and St. Paul. iMesdames Edgar Inlay and Delia Smith were hostesses to four tables of bridge last week Tuesday night. (Mrs. Andrew Anderson was called to Springfield, Mo., last week by the Illness of her daughter, Mrs. Vern Scollon. , (Mr. and Mrs,. Dean Ellsworth are vacationing In northern Minnesota. Dean is the Farmers Produce manager. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Estle of Ledyard, were visiting their daughters and families, the Emory Smiths* and Henry Mitchells. Beulah Looft, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Looft left a week ago for Superior, Wyoming, where she will'teach this year. 'Robert Beemer will attend State College at Ames th|s year and will leave about Sept. 15th. Bob Powers there. 'will again attend college Mr. and Mrs. William Schroeder took their daughter, Margaret to Kensett last week where she is teaching vocal music in the school there. 'Betty Ley, who has been employed in De sMoines, is home for a vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Ley and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. LaVerne Liesveld of Chicago visited a week ago at the Wade Balls. They all spent one day" at Minneapolis while the visitors were on vacation. Mrs. Edgar Inlay's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Gray moved from Algona to Lakota last week. - Mr. Gray Is salesmanager for Eggerth hybrid seed corn. /Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fletcher, Spring Valley, S. D., visited at the Frank Lewis home last week Monday. Mr. Lewis and Mrs. Fletcher are 'brother and sister. The Olthoff Bros, threshing ring held its party at the Henry O hoff? . a week ago Friday evening with- 36 in attendance. Ice cream and cake were served following a ~social evening. :,. .,;.. .....,.-.. Lakota stores will not Wednesday nights until further notice. "The band concerts will be held on Saturday evenings and will begin at 8:30 o'clock. Russell Caster directs the band. The Rev. and Mrs. E. G. Sauer and son, George, returned last week Wednesday from a four weeks vacation trip to the Black Hills in S. .D. and other points of -interest and also spent some time, visiting relatives. The liegion Auxiliary gave a party last week Wednesday afternoon at the home of (Mrs. George Het-t- land honoring Mrs. R. L. Williams who is leaving soon to join Dr. Williams at San "Diego, Calif. She wae<i-resertted with a gift. Mr. and Mrs. 'John Smith and Paul Hertzke left early last week for Sydney, Nebr., to visit the Rev. Virgil Smith and family. They also visited Adolph ' Hertzke who' has been employed in Colorado. .Bill Smith, who has been employed in Sydney during vacation, returned home with them Sunday and will 'resume his university work at Iowa City. JOHN BYSON FARM IN UNION SOLD TO SHELDON FARMER •Urtlons The John Byson farm has been sold to Roy SheJlmUJer of Sheldon for $150 an acre. He also purchased the land lying north of the Byson farm for the same price, Mr. Sheilmiller is here doing the plowing and rooming at the John La_ muth home on Diagonal street. Mr. ShellmiUer is married and his family will move here and maUe the farm their future home. The Byson farm is located in the extreme southeast corner of Union township and lies just north, of the Catholic cemetery, It was owned by Qrpwell brothers for ft number of years. W- & Greene owned it later and created' the modern build* Ings which now make it one of the finest ot farm homes. Buddy Heerdt attended a Baptist meeting at Iowa Falls Saturday, Sept, 5th. Mr, and Mrs. Chester alley spent the week end at Sioux City visiting their daughter, Mr*, cliff Aalfs and family, Mr. and Mrs. EHer Jensen of Elkader stoppe4 Jost week Thura- day at the August S}ag> home for a brief visit. " Tfoey were returning home from a trip through Canada. 'Mrs. Jensen wfll be remembered here M Clrila Slagle, daughter of Mr. and M/s. Byaak BJagie who lived on PiagonaJ street. They also* made severf! short calls on friends in WITH THE BOYS IN THE SERVICE OF UNCLE SAM W. BOCKEN, Of TITONKA, LIKES THE SOUTH In a letter to his parents, Mr and Mrs. Witti. Boyken of Tltbuka Arthur writes that he likes th South, that he Is now stationed a Balnbrldge", Georgia, after severa months at Maxwell Field, Alabama and Fort Benjamiln Harrison, In dlana, He tells of the fine hospital ity of the residents there and o fine dinners being served t^e boy In private homes. An example southern ham, potatoes, Georgia peaches, cloved pickle apples I Lakota Minister in Minnesota Ho»pita] _ _ .. The Rey, f hoi», cantor of the taken to. a . . Sunday wowing wfljiw fee -------- "" peas, asparagus, iced tea and Geor gla peach sundae. New barrack are being built at Balnbrldge. Ar thur Is In the finance department A. A. -F. Basic Flying school a Balnbridge. And he says "So thrill Ing to be In the South, almost take my breath away*. APPRECIATIVE SOLDIERS THANK LOCAL; KNITTERS (Recently the local branch Ro Cross knitting committee sent t headquarters >ln St. Louis a larg number of turtle neck- sweater which In turn were shipped to Forl Brady, SaUlt Ste. Marie, norther •Michigan. Upon each sweater was pinned a tag giving the locatioi of the Red Cross branch and th lady who knit the sweater. Th apprecatlve soldier boys are now writing to the members of , th knitting club expressing their thank for the sweater. .Writes Corporal Wilder to Mrs A. G. Morgan: "Felt I just had t write a few lines right away t thank you so very much for th nice sweater. A sweater was givoi to each of the 118 men in my com pany. Maybe the good ladles in your branch will all be paid in large measure some day for your kind ness. For the present you can b sure that you helped a lot of boy to keep warm up here In the north. —Corporal Wilder, Fort Brady Mich. Mrs. Neal Smith received the fol lowting from a soldier in the For Brady station: "Today I receive the sweater you so kindly knit fo some soldier. I wish every membe of your chapter could see the men in the barracks this afternoon afte the issue. In* front of mirrors standing front, side-ways, 'pullhv the sweater down, up, like a buncl of kids admiring themselves. With the mercury sometimes reaching 15 below you know your contribu tlon- 5s more than Appreciated by all of us here. Many, many thank; —Sgt. George J. Becwar, For Brady, Mich." Corporal Ken Lyman writes Mrs Joel Herbst as follows: "You sweater was issued today to a cor poral way up in Soo, Michigan, a very handy place to rfave it, by-th way. I am on duty in a radio station here all might and it is get ting cool up here, hence the sweate is most certainly comfortable an welcome. My thanks and the thanks of all the fellows here for your gen eroslty."—-Corporal Ken' Lyman, Ft Brady, Mich. . .. , . . . • . —V— ' • FOUR FORMER CORWITH BOYS SERVING IN NAVY Corwith: Word has been receive! by friends of -John Evans, forme Corwith youth, that he has been promoted to sergeant in the service department at Camp Carson, Colo John was inducted Ire the army in February and out of a large group at Camp Wolters was one of nln chases to go to Camp Carson as instructors. John has three broth ers in the service:. George,, some where on submarine duty; Edwart and Pete, who enlisted in the rrav> a few weeks ago. The boys are sons of Mr. and Mrs. George Evans, formerly of Corwith but now living in Kanawha. —V— HOWARD CHIPMAN, BURT, HOME ON.FURLOUGH Burt: Howard Chipman, who is stationed at Pine. Camp near Wat- ertowra, N, Y., came home Wednesday to spend a few days with his father, E, O. Chipman. E. O. Howard, Mrs. M. M. Chipman anc daughter, Jo Ann visited at the rlenn Graham home at Bode Friday afternoon. —V— MEDICAL CORPS SOLDIER FATJHER SECOND TIME Burt: Dr. and Mrs. J. G. Clapsaddle have received word of the birth of a grandson, Dean Charles, born Wednesday, Sept. 2, to Dr. and Mrs, Dean Clapsaddle in the Duke University hospital at Durham, N. C., near where Dean who is in the medical corps of the army, is stationed. This makes two sons for Dr, and Mrs. Dean CJapsaddle. —V— LTVERMORE SOLDIER GOT HIS WINGS SEPT, 5TH ' Uvermore: Mrs. Lucy Tillson left Tuesday for Houston, Texas, where she went to attend the graduation exercises of her son,, Charles, from an air sdhool, Charles will receive his wings on 'Saturday, Sept, 5. She was accompanied by her brother, Guy Trauger, • Mrs.'Lewis French and daughter eturned from Chicago recently where they spent the week end visiting with her husband who is star tloned at Fort Snelllng. He will fee transferred ID- a Short time. Charlotte Beers, daughter of Mrs. Nettie Beers pf Wvermore and Claude Loner, son of gam Long of Humboldt, were married at Wmore, Minn.; Saturday, August ?9, by (he Justice of the Peace, M^ W, Kerr. Her .mother, Mrs, Nettie Beers, Beverly and Parrel! accompanied fhem. The frpp,m i» t» tjw army, SERVICE Of (DPRWTJH YOUNG DaW tfrnest Ppugjlas an4 „,._-., Peterson. left last Monday mom, M_^5*8rjtt fpr^r.- - wffera they wW be * graining? camp. John. Sleety, unteer, also, left last week fos Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, where he, expects t» do radjfej work In |be signal gerpa of the afwy. Wi sent to Camp Carson chosen from Several hundreds where they are training new men sent there. John has three brothers in the service: George, who Is on a submarine; Edward and Milford, both In the navy. They are the sons of Mr. and Mrs. George Evans, former residents of Corwith, now living at Kanawha. _V— SEXTON FOLKS VISIT WITH SOLDIER SON IN IJBXAS Sexton: Mr. and Mrs. Lou Bole- nus and grandson, Jlmmle Lou Asa, Mrs. Naomi DeWilde and Constance Joy returned from a week's vacation with Robert Bolenus at an army camp at Abilene, Texas. Betty and Tommy Asa returned to the Bolenus home' after visiting at the B. E. Sanders home. . —V— ED FROELICH, TITONKA, HOME FROM WEST PACIFIC Tltonka: During the day and evening Tuesday the 'bond sales at the Tyke theatre amounted to $855. The Bartlett brothers gave a free show and program that evening. Edward Froelich, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. L. Froelich, who live between Tl- tonka and Wesley who is an aviation chief machinists mate in the U. S. Navy, and saw service at Dutch Harbor, and who is home on a short furlough, was introduced by Mr. Cheever and gave' a short talk. Mr. Fioellch was at Dutch Harbor when the Japs attacked that plage. , _ y _ DOINGS OF THE WEST BEND SOLDIER AND SAILOR BOYS James Schmallen and Lee Dunn left Friday for Des Moines to 'begin their enlistments. They do not know where they will ,be sent. Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Anderegg and Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Movick returned from Colorado where they have been visiting Duane Anderegg who is stationed at a camp near Denver. He is to move soon. They also visited at the Bad Lands and Black Hills, reporting a wonderful trip. OB. L. Roberts has received word that his son, Robert Roberts, who has been stationed at the Great Lakes Naval Training station near Chicago for some time, recently passed all of his tests and has been admitted to the training for the naval air corps. He does not expect to be called into training until the latter part of October and will remain at his present post at the Great Lakes until then. Corporal Paul Bleuer arrived at home from Fort Bragg, N. C., the last of the week for a 15-day furlough. He Is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Bleuer and with other relatives and friends. Harold Morey of Camp Shelby, Miss., spent a couple of days the last of the week with,his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Morey. Louis Dogotch, who is with the U. S. army in Ireland recently wrote his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Do gotoh that he is well and that he received the:package sent toy the local Legion post and that he appreciates very much their remembering him. ••Wesley Gearhart of Fort Bragg, N. C., Is spending a ten-day furlough at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Gearhart. He is recuperating from an attack of fever from which he spent two weeks in the post hospital. He is a member of the paratroops of the army. , On Sunday evening, Aug. 30, about 85 relatives and (friends gathered at the Henry Montag home for a farewell party in honor of the Rev. Bernard Montag who is leaving this week for Cambridge, Mass., to take up his work as army chaplain. SWEA COT GIRLS LEAVE FOR YEAR'S TEACHING WORK Swea City: The following young ladles from here have, returned to their teaching positions for the following year: Mrs. Glfford Smith, commercial, Ledyard; Miss Lucile Berg, ninth grade, mathematics, Webster City; Miss Esther Smith, vocal and Instrumental music, Rad- cllffe; Marjorle Mil Is ten and Helen Brlggs, grade at Buffalo Center; Alpha Simmons and Lucile Leland, grades at Council Bluffs and Dakota City; Bernlce Smith and Vivian Fagerlund, grades at Ledyard and Dows; Darline Kessler and June Larson, grades at Tlpton and Clarksvllle. Freda Burgeson and Ruth Anderson, grades at Newell and Burt; Minnie Loo ft and Naomi Hewitt, primary grades at Fort Dodge and Cedar Rapids. Meat Prices Up The Farmers & Merchants State Bank of Winterset purchased the champion Angus baby beef of the Madson county 4-H club fair, paying the high price of $16.60 per cwt. for the animal. The average price was $14.58 and the.-average weight of animals sold was 906 pounds. Protect your productive capacity with CONCRETE SOIL SAVING FLUME Erosion is a land robber that washes away fertile top soil and gullies your best fields. Don't let it get a start. At the first sign of erosion it will pay you to build concrete check dams—and stop this loss once and for all. - •-, At moderate cost, concrete -builds up the productive capacity of your farm with lasting, firesafe improvements—such as barns, milk houses, feeding floors, hog and poultry houses, tanks, troughs, manure pits. Concrete iaeslittlcorno"cTiticalmateriaWI .„. It's simple to do your own concrete work—or ask your cement dealer for names of concrete contractors. iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiH COATS Take Advantage of Low Prices and High Quality at KRESENSKY'S Only $ 39.50 We bought early so these are the cream of materials, workmanship, and style. Black, brown, and blue, in lovely boucle cloth, also needle points, and all wool coatings. Only choice furs used in this group. Sizes 10 to 20, 38 to 48, including half and quarter sizes. Others from $22,75 to $54.50 PORTIAND CEMENT ASSOCIATION 40S HuMMl Md(.. DM Motws, km* D Send free booklet, "Low-Coil Concrete flume for Erosion Control," riving detail* for type needing little reinforcing materials. AIio "how to build" booklets on other Improvement* checked: Milk house* Q Hog honiei Burn floor* Q Tank*, trough* Feeding floor* " Q Manure pit* StrttlorR.R.ffo. YOU flPPflRTUm-OF-THE-YEAR Our Early Season Fur Selling Prices include Victory Tax TWO DAYS 0 Ml THURSDAY - FRIDAY SEPT. 10-11 FOR PRACTICAL economy, have an important place in your wartime wardrobe. Since wool and many other fabrics are needed in war production, fur is a logical purchase for personal comfort during the winters ahead, ( So this year, our JDarty-' Sea' son Fur Selling is especially timely. Through; cooperation with Oownle's, we are able to present an exceptional collec- of n«w '4? fur styles—at values which prove that a <?ownle Fur is your one beat buy in a new winter 'coat. <3°«*y» at . Duro-Glo Urals Ray Kurl Formerly Called «FUK 'FABRICS* Black, Grey, Box or *24.75 Few coats give so much in wear'; warmth, and good looks as these "Fur Fabric" coats. Warm linings and inter-lining. Tested fabrics, good tailoring make these coats a good buy, sizes 12 to 48. Over 250 Coats to Pick From fwtwed qw twety. l*oBy. i firey ?frajaa Pa»r, SMI Jfprthjern Seal- Reversibles Fleeces Plaids Harris Type Tweeds $ 14.95 \, You will be amazed at the nice coat* in the group of utility coats. Reversible ^ coat* in Cavalry twill, plaid* and lleec-' es, Smart plaid coats in box or fitted atylea, Abo 100 per cent all wool "1 ri* type" tweed*, and warm size* 10 to 20. h "f.XH Children's Coat* And Snow Suits 3 to 16 /^iSPt^

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