The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 29, 1942 · Page 7
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

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Tuesday, September 29, 1942
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The Altfoaa tf pptr Bia Hoinds, AlgonA, Iowa» Sapt. 29,1042 4.1113 JMgvw* vffffvi. •*?•*•. >.. .^^* — •'••-• ..P—- '—- .--.*-.^..^-jft-i.^.-.^^^^^E^ •x "$ <$ V 4 m 5 Your Scrap Means Bullets For Our Boys.... Uncle Sam's war factories need your help to keep up full-blast production! Our all-out effort is demanding millions of tons of scrap metals and other materials to keep our war machine running Why? Because roughly fifty percent of scrap iron and steel is required to make the steel that goes into every tank and gun for our armed forces! And there is only a two weeks reserve supply of scrap on hand. That's why scrap collection is a vital national necessity right now! — an[d you can help make the scrap drive a resounding success. This part of the county has lagged behind in scrap collection—but not for long. The following groups: KLwanis, Rotary, Veteran! of Foreign Wars, American Legion^junior Chamber _of Com- mmTrfe United Service Women of America, and the Algona Chamber of Commerce; the newspapers aaid the Algona business men listed below are uniting with Chairman P. J. KoWhaas in their efforts to round uplvery bit of scrap in Algona's immediate rur^territory including ^.Creek Cresco, Irvington, Union, Sherman, Eiverdale, the west half of Sherman and the east half of Gaxfield townships. There will be some rip-snorting contests among the townships to see who getem the most scrap. The sMe high per person on scrap collected is 400 Ibs. The groups are out to better the S»i Ibper Person amount, ^he two half townships will work together as 1 township in this drive. • • Grand Climax - Monday, Get. 12 Crediting the Winning - Columbus Day - Festivities Township With All Honors What Is Needed Scrap Iron and steel, other metals, scrap rubber, collapsible tin tubes, Waste cooking fats, old raan- |la rope, burlap is needed, and must be collected !« every part of the country. That means your old appliances, plumbing pipes, ash cans and many other un-serviceable metal Items plus old hot water bottles, garden hose, tires, boots, rags, cast-off clothnlg can be turned into guns, planes, tanks, ships and dozens of other vital war items .iK you'll "put them In producton." Go over your house and yard with a fine tooth combi... get YOUR scrap into the fight! Why It's Needed The facts are simple! Scrap iron and steel is vital to the production of new steel articles! Scrap rubber can be reprocessed into new articles to aid the war effort! Other scrap materials are similarly, used xnk also help meet the needs arising from the stoppage of imports due to the war, For example, America nQ longer' can import rubber from Malaya^ hemp frero Mairfla ... the fabulous imports from the Dutch Indies are temporarily beyond our grasp- But all of these things are yi« tal to our wajP-effw^ so BVBJRTONB from the President down, must save, salvage and turn in all of the scrap he possibly can! I Where To It 0 t It is easy to dispose of scrap ... simply sort your collection inito units, metals in one, rags in another ... rubber in another, etc . . .and then do oiie of three things: (1) Take it to a funk dealer, sell it to him at prevailing prices, and GIVE THE RECEIPT TO YOITR TOWNSHIP CHAIRMAN SO YOUR TOWSHIP GROUP GETS FULL CREDIT, or (2) Take the scrap yourself to the official scrap depot at the cforner O f State and Phillips street on the Northwestern Right of Way and donate it, or (3) Telephone the group sponsoring your township as listed below if you want someone to call for your junk. City, State, County and local prifate trucks are being donated for the service. Township Sponsor Chairman Phone Union ——Veterans of Foreign Wars Jens Borensen H-F2 Plum Creek „—— —Rotary Oene Murtagh ___ _ 249 Irvington .,"„,,„ United Service Women Mrs. D. P. Monlia _— — 53 Cwsco ,_.,.—,,Jr, Chamber of Commerce W. H. Sharp ^-^—^ 800 after 5 o'lock BjiverdaW , —Kiwanis Prank Zender „__,„__ 760 W, % Sherman j / American Legion Ralph Miller _,__,___...._-,_ «* eld r " This Ad Sponsored By The Undersigned A Flag Tag Day Saturday October, 3 Help the Civilian Defense Council build a fund to carry on the work necessary to protect Kossuth County in its all* out War Effort. The Council has no source of revenue. Algona Business Firms And Groups Rotary Club United Servico Women of Am. KiwwiUClub Druggist Mutual Richardson Furniture Co, Boteford dumber Co. Store. ( Jr. Chamber of Commerce Veteran* of Foreign Wan Algona Chwnber of Commerce * Jfres^nsky's, v £os&ttth. MotQI? &ajng & Mtteke The Maioliner J^usby & Giossi Viking Oil. Co., .Kossuth County Implement Co, gamble Store State Bank Rictedson Rdwe, Hood's I, G. A. Store Call and Ipwa Tjieati^f. Dry C^eaiifiri & Oo, Swift Brow»b41t foster Furniture State Bank Auto f , ^, Kossutli Co. Mutual Sprat itc)re ,.-'?• ^"iinx^r, .V.?TgfK%3al

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