The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 17, 1942 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, November 17, 1942
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The Algona Upper Des Moi SWEA CITY MEN SERVE PHEASANT DINNER FRIDAY Swea City: A goodly number attended the fellowship pheasant dinner which the Baptist Brotherhood served last Friday night at the Guild hall. Plenty of pheasants, with scalloped potatoes, buttered carrots and peas, rolls, cranberry salad, pickles, jelly, pie and coffee •was served, The tables were nicely decorated in the national colors and lighted by candles, all of which delighted the ladles, who had not been allowed to even peep through the windows. During dessert the enthusiastic guests demanded a "cooks' parade* which was greeted with much applause as the kitchen committee headed by the Rev. S. A. Anderson paraded around the tables, carrying roasters, coffee pots and so forth. The Rev. Forsell of Estherville was guest speaker. A mens trio consf'Sting of Mr. Forsell, Mr. Obe> and Mr. Blake, all of Estherville and accompanied on the piano b, Mrs. Forsell, was much enjoyed The committee in charge of thi dinner included the Rev. S. A. An derson, Alfred E. Anderson, Selme: Uhr, ,Geo. Butterfleld, Jr., Dett mer Thompson, John Jongberg ant Chas. Kessler. Peter Sterrstrom and son of Minneapolis is here visiting his mother and his brother, Gunder, and looking after his farm northeast of Swea City. Manager A. G. Eggers is moving his Gamble store stock into the j. J. Anderson building, formerly occupied by the VauK Hardware and Electric. The Misses Gertrude and Ada Uhr are leaving to Join their sister, Esther, beauty operator at the Chamberlin Hotel, Oes Moines. The three girls will do housekeeping '-n an apartment. Auxiliary at Wesley Hold* Patriotic Tea Wesley: The Patriotic tea held Wednesday afternoon in the lodge rooms honoring w.'.ves and mothers of men now In the armed service was attended by 45 guests. The speaker of the afternoon was Mrs. Mae Strate of Garner, a Past National chairman of the American Legion Auxiliary. Other numbers on the program included "Star Spangled Banner" by the audience; a vocal duet by Roger and Ronney Christansen; a bells solo, "Medley of Military Airs" by Lois Marie Bleich, acompanied on the plane bv Sylvia Ann Gerdes; the girls' trio, Lois Marie Ble'-ch, Mary Lou Havetfly and Rosalie Alne sang "When the Lights Come on Again All Over the World" and "Just a Baby's Prayer at Twlight", accompanied by Sylvia Ann Gerdes at the piano. The program closed with the singing of "God Bless America" by all. Refreshments were then served w'th Mlrs. Ollie Olson and Mrs. Vitzthum, the two members of the Auxiliary with sons in the armed service, pouring.. The public dedication Of the service men's roster was not held as the names had not been placed on the honor roll, TEACHER AT WEST BEND ANNOUNCES RECENT MARRIAGE West Bend: The recent marriage of Lucille Schenck of Esthefvllle, teacher in the West Bend ptibl'-o school, and Melvin L.. Roupe of West Bend was announced at a dinner party Wednesday evening at the Franklin Hotel when Mrs. Roupe entertained the lady school teachers, wives of the men on the faculty, Mrs. A. J. Jensen, Mrs. Francis Smith,, Mrs. Ernest D. An- llker and Mrs. Ollle Roupe and out of town guests from Estherville who were the bride's mother, Mrs. LJoyd Schenck, Mrs. G. M. Schenck, Mrs. Floyd Ttate, 'Mrs. Raymond Mlnkler,, Mrs. W. R. Sidles and Mrs. Stanley Larson. The place cards at the table announcing the marr'age were piece? of doll furniture, the groom being the owner of a furniture store '.-n West Bend, Mr. and Mrs. Roupe were married Nov. 7 at Lancaster, Mo, in the Methodist parsonage by the Rev. Mr. Tate of that place WITH Tht BOYS IN THl SERVICE OF UNCLE SAM ACnVTiftlliS Off irBNUON BOY«. »mp was full SO the boys were flf SERVICE Off UNCLE. SAM brought .back to £ Kansas. dPenton: Pvt. Wesley Bombard of Fort Blandin, Fla., visited hero Tuesday at the Harry Haase and Peter Hayenga homes. Pvt. Berir- hai-d was spending a ten-day furlough at his home at Burl. Robert Krause joined the Marine corps and left for Des Moines on Wednesday. From there he will go to San Diego, Calif., for traiit- •Pvt. Edward I/ndsey who is stationed at Fort Belvoir, Va., has qualified as a sharpshooter riflo man with a score of 217 out of n possible 280. This score is just three points less that the qualification score for an expert rifleman. AOTTVrnES OF L1VERMOBE BOYS IN THE SERVICE Livermore: David Cockrlll, son of Supt. and Mrs. Lowell Cockrill, has been transferred from Camp Carl- Bloomfleld attended the couple. Mrc Carlstedt is a sister of the bride. Jrs. Roupe has been a teacher in he West Bend school for the past ear and will continue to teach until he Christmas vacat'on. Mr. Roupe as been in the furniture business n West Bend for the past eight JUNIOR CLASSPLAY 'No Women Wanted 1 A COMEDY IN THREE ACTS To be presented in Algona High School Auditorium FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20,8 P. M. : Admission: Adults, 35c; students, 20c. Jr. and Mrs. E. T. Carlstedt of; soni Colo., to Fort Benning, Ga. He /ears. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Montag at- ended a K. C. banquet at Emmets- urg Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bonnstetter celebrated their 50th wedding nnn'- •ersary at their home Sunday, Nov. 15th. Mrs. Herman Ludwig and daugh- er of Ottosen visited at the home of her mother-in-law, Mrs. Mary pudwig. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Simmons and son of Cherokee were Sunday vis'.tors with Harold's mother, Mrs. lean Simmons. IBillie" Busch arrived from Norfolk, Va., to spend a few days with friends and relatives. He likes the navy l'-fe real well. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Lehigh were called to Council Bluffs tha last of the week to attend the funeral of the former's mother. Mrs. Walter Halsted and children left Saturday for Superior, Wis., to join her husband who is working in a defense plant there. Mrs. Chas. W. DeWitt went to has been entered in the Officers Training school for 13 weeks' traMi- '•ng. His wife will stay at Camp Carlson, where she has charge of an office in the General Headquarters Exchange. Lieutenant Francis Watts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Watts, spent a few days visiting his parents. He is stationed in the Ordnance Department of the United States Army in Virginia. He entered the army July 10, 1941. ACTIVITIES OF BURT MEN IN UNCLE SAM'S FORCES Renwick Wednesday to visit at the home of her daughter and son-in- law, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Mimbach. Mr. and Mrs. George Peters of Renwick spent the week end at the home of their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Jensen. Mr and Mrs. V'.ctor Hanson and daughters of Sioux City spent the week end at the home of Mrs. Hansen's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Thacker. Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Buttemove and daughter of Cleveland, Kansas, visiting at the home of his mother and with other relatives and friends. Complete Closing Out FARM SALE As I am about to go into the armed forces, I will hold a public auction on my farm located four miles northeast of Armstrong, or 4 miles west, 3 miles^ north, and li/. miles west of Swea City, on • Jfc& Friday, Nov. 20 SALE STARTS AT 12:30 LUNCH WAGON ON GROUNDS 122 Head of Livestock 39 HEAD OF WELL-BRED SHORTHORN CATTLE Five head of Shorthorn cows, with calves at their sides; 1 first-calf roan heifer just fresh; 18 head of Shorthorn cows and heifers (the majority of these are pu'rebreds, but the papers have not been kept up-to-date); 10 head of Shorthorn calves; 1 good Shorthorn bull. 6 HEAD OF HORSES One bay gelding 6 yrs. old, wt. 1700, well broke; gray gelding 5 yrs. old, wt. 1750, well broke; sorrel mare 2 yrs. old, wt. 1400; team of gray geldings 6 yrs. old, wt. 3200, well broke; 1 smooth mouth mare, wt. 1400. 77 HEAD OF HOGS One sow and 11 pigs; 25 fall pigs; 40 head of feeding shoats. All of these hogs are long-time vaccinated. DAUICD LA A miklCDV F ' 20 Farmall tractor, complete with rubber tires rUWCIl PlAdllllLlli and cultivator; Regular Farmall tractor with rubber in front and cultivator; 10-ft. McCormick-Deering power binder; 14-ft. McCormick-Deering disc: 3-bottom 14-in. McCormick-Deering plow; 4-sec harrow, nearly new; 2-row McCormick-Deering tractor planter with 120 rods of wire (new). r"r>f^ McCormick-Deering «-«. mower, nearly new New Idea 38-ffc elevator - hoist and speed iack new- New Idea No 10 spreader, nearly now; McCormick-Deering endgate seeder and cart-' New'Idea wagon with practically new 600-16 tires; flare wagon box; trailer with good rSfber tSesa^d triple box; wagon and box; hay rack and trucks; saw frame and Counts for Farmall tractor; oil burning tank heater; 75-gal. hog fountain with 2 lamps; two 45-bu. steel Llf m eeders- New Idea hand corn sheller; McCormick-Deering cream separator; hay slings; 3 U-ft!^og troughs: feed bunk; set of breeching harness; 200-gal. gas tank; chicken waierer; and many other articles too numerous to mention. TJATTT TVM BUILDINGS POUUJi* 13x20 ft. Tenant House 100 White Rock Laying Pullets. TERMS—Cash, or make arrangements with your banker. DEAN SPARKS TOE PRESTON and LLOYD CLARK, Auctioneers JO* ricuBiua auu * SECURITY STATE BANK, Algona, Clerk l| Ui^V^AJ*-* U*TU»» *-* m -v—ww—™ . Burt: Sergeant and Mrs. Robert MelvMle left Thursday evening for Camp Blandlng, Fla., after spending a week here at the home of Mrs. Melville's parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. J. F. Vogel. Sergeant Melville is in the medical corps and Mrs. Melville has a position as a technician in the same hospital in whtah he works. Sergeant Rodney Giddings spent last week here with his wife and parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Giddings. „ Sergeant Robert P. Gray, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Gray, former Burt residents ,is now located at Daniel Field, Ga. He recently completed a five weeks course at the Air Course Gunnery school at Tyndall Field, Fla., and upon graduation with the highest grades in his class was advanced from the rank of private to sergeant.-. 'Robert graduated from Burt high school in 1937 and enlisted in the army this spring in Florida. T (AKOTA BOY NOW SERVING SOUTH OF THE EQUATOR Lakota: A letter from Lyle Nelson, formerly of this vicinity, now n the army, states he has been transferred from Hawaii where he has been the past year, "to somewhere south of the equator." He is now recovering from an appendicitis operation and was in a wheel chair when he wrote the letter. V LAKOTA ENSIGNS HAVE COMPLETED NAVAL TRAINING Lakota: Ensign William Powers of Lakota and Ensign Edgar Helmor of Chteago were visitors in Lakota a few days last week. Both have finished their training at the Great Lakes Training Camp and are on their way to the west coast. The young men were visitors with Bill's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Powers last week Tuesday. Edgar's father is a cousin of Dr. H. H. Murray and they and Mrs. Murray's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Hanson of Forest City and -the young men were Sunday v.'-sitors it the Murray home. Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Helmers visited here also while their son was here. —V— CLARENCE PENNING OF TJTONKA HOME ON FURLOUGH Titonka: Pvt. Clarence Penntag returned to Camp Rucker, Alabama, Thursday evening after spending six days with his wife, parents and other relatives. —V— ' AcnvmES OF LUVERNE SOLDIERS AND SAILORS LuVerne: Ensign Walter Peterson visited LuVerne friends Tuesday and Wednesday of last week. He has recently completed his training at Northwestern University and is to be :n San Diego by Nov. 9th to begin active service. Mr. Peterson was music instructor in the Lu- Verne schools for five years' Edward Lindebak arrived Tuesday frpm Jacksonville, Florida, for a nine day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. L'-ndebak. '-Te is now technical sergeant in the .ninrtermaster corps. ' Mr. and Mrs. Tom Mason and hildren of Clarion were Wednes- 'ay evening visitors with Lottie and Jennie Mason. The Mason son, Kenneth, who worked in LuVerne last spring with his father, left Saturday for the Great Lakes Naval Training station having enlisted in received later stated that Duafto and Joe McDonald finally became separated after leaving Fort Des Moines. Joe was Sent to Midland, Texas. The boys had hoped to stay together and both boys regretted the separation. LtTVEBNE SABLOtt VISITING HOME FOLKS AT LUVEttNB LuVerne: Edw. S'x, who has finished his basic course at the Great Uikes Naval Training station, has been spending his furlough at his home In LuVerne. GENE HUBEB, ALOONA, VISITS HUSBAND, NEW YORK Wesley: Mrs. Eugene Huber, Algona, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Froehllch, of Wesley, recently went to New York to See her husband who expected to be sent overseas soon: Eugene a former Wesley resident, was In the navy during World War I and enlisted again !n the present conflict. Mrs Huber and two children will continue to live in Algona. Mrs. Huber clerks In the Johnson store. —V— BEN WAGNER, WESLEY, TO DES MOINES OFFICE Wesley: Ben Wagner, who has been stationed at the Naval Recruiting office at Mason City, has been transferred to Des Moines He spent several days here at his parental Al Wagner home befor going to Des Mof.nes. AOTIVJCTIKS OF FENTON BOYS IN ARMED SERVICE iFenton: Arnold Kuecker left on A Letter From a to Joe Doe Tuesday for Camp Dodge, where he will be assigned to his duties with the armed forces. Pvt. Robert Schwartz is spending a 14-day furlough here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.-A. Schwartz after being discharged from the hospital in Hondo, Texas, Monday. _V— HUBERT GOVERN, OF TEXAS, VISITING GRANT RELATIVES Grant: Pvt. First Class Hubert Govern of Camp Berkeley, Texas, who arrived last Friday for a 12- day furlough with his mother, Mrs. Mary Govern and other relatives, visited Wednesday with his sister, Mrs. Wilbur Farrow. —V— ACTIVITIES OF CORWITH SOLDIERS AND SAILORS Corwith: Mr. and Mrs./Alvin Risvold went to Des Moines Tuesday to get Milo Riavold's car which he had sent to Des Moines from Chandley, Texas. Sgt. Risvold has been sent to New Jersey for three months' training and then will be ready for overseas service. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Nail and Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Nail drove to Davenport Thursday of last week to see their son and brother, Ed ward Nail, who flew from Colum bia, South Carolina, as part of his training in the Army Air Corps Edward received his flying wings in j July and has now received his gunner wings. He has been promoted to crew chief. Dear Bud;— " ' The next time the calt comes to make the world safe for democracy, I'm taking a craok at the Navy. As you know 1 wag a victim of Class A. The next time I want to be in Class B—B there when they say so and B there when they come 'back. 1 remember when I Was registering. I Went td the desk and :here was my Iceman in charge. He said, "Whats your name, Son?" 'I said, "You know my name, young man." "What's your name"? he harked, so I told him. "August Chllds." He asked, "Are you an alien " "No," I replied. "I feel fine." He asked me how old I was so I told him "23 the first of September." He said., "That's fine, the first of September you'll be In Australia and that will be the last of August." The next that happened a veterinarian started to examnle me. He asked me did I ever have measles, small pox or St. Vltus dance and did I ever take fits. I said, "No, except if I stay In a saloon too long." Then he safd, "Can you see all right, Son?" I told him sure but Td be cockeyed that night if passed. Then he started listening around my chest and said, "I think you have a wart somewhere." I said, "That ain't no wart, that's a button In your ear." In the end he said he'd examined 140,000 men and -that I was the most perfect physcal wreck he had come across, ! but he gave me a card saying I was class A' all right. On the second morn.'-ng they put these clothes on me. What an outfit. As soon as you' get In It you think you can- lick anybody. They lave two sizes, too large and two small. The pants are too tight and [ can't sit down. The shoes are so big I can turn around three times and they don't move. And the raincoat, it strains the rain. I passed an officer going down the street and he was all dressed up wtth a fancy belt and all that stuff. Calling after me, he said: "What's the matter with you, Son? Don't you see what I have on?" •I said, "Yes; but what are you kicking about? Look what they W6*t fi«nd Haw* ' and *tfB> G< SV thit no* in tfce U, ft »bn, and Mls» BMIiabeth *». Huitifcjn, were Unitsd in marriage. Mr. and Mrs. Ifvlfl fiheflmyer spent the week end in Rochester, Mlntt,, with their daughter, M!*J Margaret, who la a student nufse In Kahler hospital. Mr. and MM. Kmll fisher ami Mr. and MM. George Martin and son arrived from Eureka, 111;, Wednesday to Bpand.the week end with relatives and friends. Mrs, Ella Clark went to Ruthven Friday to spend a week with her slater and brother, Mrs. Gregg and Lea, bv Wilson A Go,,df\ABert ea, Minn, Wsda yf of a coaterehc* tod ate £« hlwd-fehe b*gart n« AMM. tarlftl Wednesday. returned IMA*. Ited her so«, Normaii and *"«%• White there she ftlsc- attended the Missouri **»*<*•£ ter of the Eastern St&f. She also spent some time wither ten Mrs. Moines. Oeorgis In DCS gave me, (To be continued) ness The happiest days of. my Jlfe were spent In the arms of another man's wife. Yes, those were happy days when 'mother cared for me as only a mother can. There Is a lot of happiness In this old world if a fellow is on the r!«ht side of the road. I live over and over the happy days on Lake Kampeska. Those South Dakota girls knew how to make, a fellow happy and they also knew how to spend every cent of my salary. They were lovely girls. I married one of them, she was the only one in the bunch that would have me. Next June will be fifty years that we'have pulled together in double harness. I work her on the nigh s'de so she can not kick over the traces. Now in the evening of life I find lots of days that are full of happiness. Meeting my old friends and Hello, Jtonmie, from 'the kids are things I enjoy. I am now selling shoes to the fourth generation. Still at it. You bet, and selling the best shoes In the world to the best people in the world. Jimmie Neville THE SHOE MAN Mr. drove and Mrs. Carl Long, Jr., to Badger Friday evening the navy. -V— WESLEY LIEUTENANT HOME ON FURLOUGH ENTERTAINED Wesley: Mrs. L. L. Pfeffer entertained at 6:30 dinner Thursday evening, honoring her husband, who fs a first lieutenant in the armed forces and was home on a furlough. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Benton, Mr. and Mrs. Tom McMahon, Mr. and Mrs. Lael Root, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Erdman, Dr. and Mrs. H. H. Raney and Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Kleinpeter. Dr. Pfeffer, who had a dental office here, left Saturday morning following a 16-day furlough here with his family. He will continue on maneuvers in the desert in southern California for several weeks before returning to Camp Cooke, Calif. —V— DUANE THOMPSON CALLS PARENTS AT LEDYARD (Ledyard: Duane Thompson, who enlisted in the army, telephoned his parents that he is located at Cof- feyvUle, Kansas, for the ground mechanics course. Classes start of last week in company wtth Mr, and Mrs. Charlie Johnson, parents of Mrs. Long, drove to Chicago to visfit the Jiohnsons son, Kerm[it, who is stationed at the Great Lakes Naval training station. Mrs. Long Who teaches the school west of Corwith, known as the Wermerson school, hired Mrs. Victor Applegatc to substitute for her MI school on Monday. _V— LAWRENCE E. HUJDMAN, WESLEY, NAVALi CADET (Lawrence E. Hildman, 20 years old, spn of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hildman of Wesley has enlisted as a naval aviation cadet in the United States Naval Reserve and was sworn in at the Kansas City Naval Aviaton Cadet Selection board. He was graduated from the Wesley high school in 1940, where he was a member of the basketball team, and is now employed by the Farm ers Co-Operative Society. _V— WESLEY BOY ENLISTS AS NAVAL AVIATION CADET Wesley: Alvin E. Loebig, 21 years old, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward H. Loebig of Wesley, has enlisted as a naval aviation cadet in the United States Naval Reserve and was sworn in at the Kansas City office of the Cadet Selection board. He was graduated from the Wesley high school in 1939, where he was a member of the baseball and basketball teams. _V— EDWARD N. SCHKAM, BODE, RECEIVES PROMOTION Word has been received at Bode that Edward N. Schram has been promoted technician, 5th grade. HP has been in England the past two months. He Is from Early, Iowa but the past four years had been employed in the Bode neighborhood until he enlisted in the armed forces , —V— ACTIVITIES OF WEST BEND BOYS IN ARMED SERVICE West Bend: About 80 friends an( relatives gathered at the home o Mr. and Mrs. Joe oMntag Friday even!-ng to honor their son, Lieut Tommy Montag, ho was home fo a few days and left Sunday fo; Mitchell Field, (Long Island. Am ong those from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. Ed Montag and fam ily of Sac City, Mr. and Mrs. Bo: Colon and family of EmmeUburg and Mr. and Mrs. Sam Montag and family of Whittemore. Mrs. J. C. Kongsbach receive' word the first of the week tha her son, Pvt. J. Quentin Kongsbach had undergone an operation in th camp hospital. The letter state that he was geeting along nicely He 1* stationed at Camp Callan San Diego, Calif, What's worse: 35 miles an hour or 00 miles an hour? Mrs. Anna l#rson served a turkey dinner Thursday evening to 18 guests, In honor of Maurice Johnson and Kenneth, Anderson, who left Friday for a trip to Seattle, Nov 10 It will be a four months i Washington to visit the Mart!-n Wal- coulrse. The Ft. Worth, Texas), ' strand and Howard Starr families. D ON'T flunk an easy one!...This is worth thought.. .The prize at stake is your car! .. .Today's sensible top speed of 35 for patriots is a cinch for your engine, compared to unlubricated cold starting- way down at 00 miles an hour! People in dead earnest to battle wear from the very start, are having their engines OIL-PLATED, Without using up extra moments or money, they simply change to Conoco N*A motor oil- patented. And this oil's added modern synthetic—with apparent "magnetic attraction"—closely bonds lubricant to inner engine parts. 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