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MRS.H1.GIDIORE HEADSBLOCKPLAN Civilian Defense Council Like Groups in Kossuth Towns; Itorrifion Sup«rvi iijtvlllan Defense Coutic'.l U 4 tip the block plan of 6rgan- Izatlon in the various towns-In.Kos- Bflth 'under the supervision .of Mr.i. Eto^hy Morrison. Mrs. H.'L. Gil- niore has been selected to direct " ! plan In Algona. Following MI'S. Core's• selection'of a leader In i ward that leader will In turn select sector leaders who In turn tolll choose a leader in each block In her sector and then the iystem will be ready to function. 1 , ' Other Town Meads - In Bancroft the work : will be in chatge of Mrs. Francis Carmean; Biirt,',Mrsi Al Steahle; Fenton, Mrs. JT. 'A.'G. Smith; Lakota, Mrs. I. G. Wrirtman; Ledyard, Mrs. George Thompson; Lone Rock,. Mrs. Willis Obtt6H; Swea City, Mrs. Helen Nelson; Titonka, Mrs. Wilbur Schram; Wesley; Mrs, Arid Dawsonj . W.hlt- ternore,' Mrs. Mary Woodward. ''. Sharc-thq-Meat Campaign The''block plan Is one of organ- isation to assure coverage of all households for civilian war services, those • services other than protection,, with which individuate and communities must be concerned is part of their contribution to the prosecution of the war. the first service to be undertaken by the or- gah'aatlon will be that of share-the- jneat campaign/ Within a few days 'eWrykhousewife will be called up- on'and given literature explaining why meat must be shared and how it,may be done. It is hoped that the caller will be met in a cooperative spirit as she will have informa- ttim in which every housewife will be interested. MRS. FRED LEGLER OF LUVERNE, 82, PASSES, SUNDAY .Following several-years of poor health, though able to : be un. p,nd about, death came suddenly to Mrs. Fred Legler, of LuVerne, Sunday ; afternoon at 4 o'clock. At this wrlt- -ing funeral arrangements had no) been completed, but ^services will "be held from.the LuVerne Method- 1st .church and Interment will be in the LuVerne- cemetery, To Kossuth in 1880 The Leglers came to Kossuth county in 1880 and farmed in this neighborhood till about 1915 when they movde to town. Mr. Legler preceded his wife in death two years ago. She was 82 years of age. They were the parents of four children. Wilson Legler arid Mrs P. C. Ltehty, LuVerne; Mrs. Geo Watkinsoh, Cedar Falls, and Ar.r thur Legler. in defense work in Ca|i- These with eight grandchildren; survive.,*" Sbldiers' Pictures Placed in Windows Of New Rest Room (Misses Ruth Ellen Gorman anc Helen Johnson have re-arranged and;built up the,soldiers' and'sail- ors' photo display under direction of Secretary Clarence Phillips of the Chamber of Commerce and the photos will be placed In the display windows of the former A. & P store within the week. Over five Hundred photos are in the display The former A. & P. store is being furnished to serve as a restroom during the holiday season. Algonan Active in • Chicago Theatricals Maxi-ne Larson. Gormley, daughter qt' 'Mt. and Mrs. T. L. Larson of Algona, appeared recently In a play given atia large woman's club convention- in Chicago. Maxine is a member of the Uptown Players the best semi-professional group of players in Chicago' of which J. Bradley-Griffen is the director and dramatist,lecturer. On December 11 the group will open for a run in the Civic Theatre in the loop with the play, "Out of the Frying Pan" t>y Frances Swann. Maxine has one of- tour leads in the play which will be reveiwed by leading dramatic critica. Maxine/will also appear in 'a television play for the Balaban & Katz studios soon. Maxine is the wife of Robert Gormley in Chicago, and Is employed as a secretary. ' She has had i considerable dramatic training and i. experience 4nd npw works With the theater groups as a hobby. Established 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1942 8 Pages ' VOL, 71.—NO,-48 / FARMERS MUST REGISTER ALL tale Leek, Algorta, Thought in Service [n North Africa Mrs. Chris Olson recently received a photograph of the company in which her son. Gale Leek, is serving and at that time stationed at Indian Town Gap, Pennsylvania. The company was fitted out with rifles and traveling equipment and about the same time the newspapers carried a story that 7,000 American soldiers had been landed at some point in North Africa. Mrs. Olson, therefore, naturally- assumed that Gale was one of the men who had been sent overseas. Up to the present time she has not heard from him. He had previously written that indications were they would soon go overseas 1 . Gale joined the army July 1, 1941, and until last October was stationed at Camp Lee, Virginia. From there he was sent to Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indiana for a time and then to Fort Meyers, /Virginia, from whi-ch point he thought to be sent overseas for active service. , : During the past week Wftft erioe McEvoy, clerk of courts, issu- '' ejj flve .licenses. to wed as follows: 'Pb and Phyllis Max* 0. A- Dahlbauser and , Algona; Gordon 1C. .Wil. •and Winifred Bw»oroft; E, Sanders, awe* pity, and ene E. Smith, Bancroft ^ SANTA CLAUS AND DOG SHOW FOR KIDDIES FRIDAY Over 75 Dogs and Owners Take Part in Parade; Santa Distributes Candy; Free Picture Show iDavid) Merjryman's' dog took first and Delores Rochleau's pet to'ok second for being the best trick dogs in the big dog show held here Friday afternoon. More than 7i dogs were entered in the show anc they and their proud owners stagec a parade on State street at two o'clock, led by the city fire truck upon which sat in state Santa Claus himself, he ; havtng arrived in the city for the~ occasion. And Santa Claus distributed treats to his many young friends. Dogs Win Prizes Jo Anne Garman won first an-: Raymond Gold second for having the best dressed dogs. No one entered his or her dog as being the dirtiest dog. The fastest running dog proved to be Dick Strayer's and second was taken by Paul Mc•Veigh's dog. Beatrice Emery brought the fattest dog to the show All of the "events and the judging took place on the • court house lawn, . ' Merchants Treat Besides being entertained to a free show at the Call Theatre the many dog owners having their pets entered were given a ticket which entitled them to a free lOc trade in. any store, restaurant or fountain In the city. Thi-s was a treat by the Algona merchants. Then too, every country school pup) in the county had been mailed free tickets to the Call show and Algona was really overflowing with happy kiddies Friday afternoon. Kin of Algonan Dies in Holocaust As we go to press, only one death resulting from the Boston night* club ' n>e, has been reported as a kin- to any Algonan. John C, Cobb, Harvard business administration itudent from Green Bay, Wia con sin, Was a son of Mrs. W. A. Foster* n|««e. Reports Monday were that the death toll had m«hed 4H the seeond largest number ever to die In such **» Un>t- ' Whittemow Boy Ttkei Fint In Gnefring Conteit; Won lait Wwk &d tbte week he bobs up with first The ubtttji wen *s*»e last ftatarflay and the errojrs Bte fey »U Ppapson, Algona, came in d. tbil Wfete o» a Barker PI WB4 ^^t he W^ on^j error points timber tbaa Sifter. On **»» Beynoldj, AJjjona, took with bui . onA sxKtif «aW^f *^9?+.-J?WW ^?, L t * Pearspn >aaji was a|i« a be a good A. n with flftb on a Pbop card. The, error points on ajj guewers' card* ran nnusually high this week. Even the winners wer$ well over IQflt and usually they range in the gfti and W«- This concludes £9otba|| 2U6RSip2 6QRt$8t for HEMP QUESTION TO BE DISCUSSED AT PUBLIC MEET Government Has Approved Algona Site for Hemp Processing Providing 4,000 Acres are Signed At a dinner served In Algona Hotel Saturday noon a group of farmers and business men listened to ;i report made by Bob Loss, AAA chairman and Henry Scheppmart, Irvington farmer, who had spent several days in the Waupun, Wisconsin, neighborhood investigating the hemp growi-ng and processing during the past- year. There was no salesmanship offered by the two men concerning the project, they told of conditions as they found them after questioning growers and processors In large numbers, and they answered .all questions setting out the problems of both growers and processors. Public Meeting So far no contracts have been received from the government for acreage allotments. The AAA and the farm extension service will cooperate to securing the necessary signatures to procure the 4,000 acre area. It is planned to call a pub- lir meeting in the near future, to which everyone will be invited, especially the interested fanners in the south sixteen townships of the county and.at which time speakers conversant with the subject will address the audience and will answer questions and will show pictures of present hemp projects over the country. Government Gives O. K. According to A. J. Loveland, state AAA chairman, Kossuth county and the Algona area have been approved by the government for the establishment of a mill here. Like approval has also been given severa' neighboring areas to the east of us. According to news reports Humboldt county has also been approved and enough farmers have been contacted to make the.hemp mill in that county a reality. J. E. Kerner, New Manager'for S. & L. ' J. E. !> 'Kerner'of Sioux" Stills, S D., came last week "to be the new manager ot the S. & L. store, succeeding Earl Larson, who has been transferred to the 'managership of the S. & L. store at Aberdeen, S D. Mr. Kerner has been with the company the past ten years. His family will move to Algona anc occupy the Rieken house on South Dodge street where the Larsons have been living. ' Mr. Larson expects to leave on Tuesday for his new position, stopping enroute ire Minneapolis and Wllmar, Minn. Mrs. Larson and the children will follow him as soon as a suitable home Is found. Contingent ol 21 Kossuth Boys Left Saturday The local draft board reported that 21 additional Kossutli county ijoys left for Camp Dodge Saturday morning for Induction Into the army. The contingent was a part of three large bus loads leaving here at 6:30 a. m. Following phys- 'cal examination the boys will be given a short furlough before reporting for assignment to a training camp. The contingent Included the following: MarloWj H. R., Lone Rock> Thompson, S. W., Algona. Hamilton, L. D., Algooa. Leek, G. D., Algona. Swanson, J. A., Swea City. Butterfield, H. A., Bancroft. Meyer, R. L., Lakota. Anderson, V. E., Swea City. Casler, A* D., Algona. Welch, "John, Ledyard. iBunkofcske, D. E., Swea City. Sjogren, R. R,, Algona. Bolie, K. H., Burt. Pergaride, A. F., Algona. Wermersen, C. G., Corwlth. Meyer, V. C., Swea Ci-ty. Geerdes, R. B., Buffalo Center. Fitzgerald, W. F., Algona. Ites, L. R., Buffalo Center. Wolfe, R. L., Bancroft. Campney, H. H., transfer from Glendale, Calif. THREE DIRECTORS RE-ELECTED FAIR ASSOCIATION At the annual meeting of the Kossuth County Agricultural Association held in the Legion hall, Al- gqna, Monday afternoon, the three directors A. A. Schipull, Clark Scuffham and Chas. Quinn, whose three-year terms expired, were unanimously re-elected. The personnel of the board consists of nine men as follows: A. A. Schipull, president; Alex Bonnsjtetter, vice president; Clark Scuffham, Chas. Qulnn J, A. Raney, Wm. Dau, Claude Seeley and Wm. Christensen, with the membership of O. C. Peterson, deceased, not yet filled. Board to Meet Monday The board will hold its annual meeting nest Monday for organization. At that time officers will be elected and a secretary and treas- iirer appointed. Bart Vincent is the present secretary and H. Bode is the treasurer. They both made reports for the year at the meeting yesterday. The matter ol a fair for next year was, discussed and it was the opinion of the -board that for the duration no attempt will be inade to bold h{e annual show. Women Urged to In Red Cross Work Mrs, if* G. Baker and Mrs. Fred Kent are sending out an urgent appeal for more workers at the Red surgical dressfpff room. The wtft was. to. have been fllL- ember 8«f put due to. help the, time baa been ojjH!, will b^ open fJ»4*«Vfry evening «l this week and New Stetson Foreman v«nc« will mate) ill j before fife WIMM* W, M £t i? M dt8gT»cfc f9f vaJtwWj* w$ .«w hj Smokfl Shoo card 1 BMUI"*W I " I P ffWW^fF TT 7" V third teet wore tbia 2600 in fans have guessed on, tt» PILOT CLEARED IN AIRLINER CRASH WITH PEDLEY Brother of Dead Flyer Writes Algona Friends of the Tragedy; Capt. Pedley Known Here An army lieutenant, Wm. N. Wilson, was exonerated Wednesday of killing 12 occupants of an airlines in a collisslon with his bomber a month ago near Lime Springs, California, by a court martial trial board which deliberated 37 minutes before announcing-its ^verdict.'-Nine passengers and -three crew••;members of aii > Amerlc : an';,Airlfne ship died Oct. 23 wh'ert it' plunged rudderless i.nto a mountain canyon and caught fire. ' Among the victims was Pilot Chas.- ; F. Pedley, former Kossuth boy and who had visited many times here since tak- UD passengers flying the past score of years. Brother Writes Friends Here A brother, George W. Pedley, Gillham, Arkansas, wr'-tes to R. G. Fry, Algona, an old friend-of the Pedley family. He tells of the Gillham relatives attending the Pedley funeral also that the day before Capt. Pedley started on the fateful trip he and Mrs. Pedley and son, Jim- mle, had visited In Gillham. It wis about 19 years ago that Pedley flew to Kossuth and • landed in the R. G. Fry field and visited w'lth Algona friends. Si-nce that time he had flown 2,000,000 on-tlesf. Fair weather or bad made little difference to him and he was nicknamed in his first years pf flying tho "Mall Must. Go Pedley." ' , -. Friends Attend Funeral Mr. Pedley writes that friends from all over the country attended the last rite's over the flyer, from Washington,-D. C., north and south, the breadth of the nation, that 250 telegrams and cards were received and 125 floral offerings of sympathy attested the popularity of the.pilot. Mr. Pedley also stated in the letter to Mr. Fry that he had Intended to move to Iowa and rent some land but that this death of a brother had so upset the family that he would perhaps remain In Arkansas now during the duration. Mrs. Clara Klahr Fractures Hip Sunday Mrs. Clara Klahr had the misfortune of slipping and breaking her hip Sunday at the home of her daughter, Mrs, George 'St. John, where she makes her home. Mrs. Klahr is 88 years of age and !« affectionately known as Grandma Klahr by her many friends. Lant winter she also broke her hip in a different spot and she has been able to get around with the aid of t crutch to make her calls, Mr& Klahr is at the Kossuth hosptaj and her many friends wish her t speedy recovery. Holiday Schedule For Newspapers WILLIAM R. PAETZ, PLUM CREEK, WINS IN CORN CONTEST Takes County Championship in .DeKalb Field With 181.36 Bushels per Acre; Others High An outstanding corn yied of 181.25 bushels per acre won the corn growing championship of Kossuth county in the 1942 National DeKalb hybrid corn growing contest, recently announced. William R. Paetz, Plum Creke township, was one of 12,000 farmers In the Corn growing states taking -part irr the contest, and he scored tops in the county with the above yield. Last Juror Suggests Sheriff Send Gas "V;iu better send up 5 gallon!) of gas. Do you think 4 gallons of gas will get nic clown then; and back?" That was the notation written on the notice of jury service card sent to Sheriff Art COR- ley Friday. The service card whs siRTied l>y Wm. Janvrln, I.nkotn. And, after all, a problem may br created by the gas rationing s:> far a» juiyirs are concerned, particularly If they live twenty miles or more from the court house. jeorge Kohl Released From Phoenix Hospital year he also took part in a similar contest and he turned in a score of 156.63 bushels for the county championship in 1941. Other county winners who will receive valuable prizes are W. A. Hammond of Wesley, witfi 163.70 and Oswald F. Lal- ller, LuVerne, with 113.30 bueshels to the acre. Mr. Paetz seems to know his corn, how to grow it and he says the fine soil of Plum Creek township had much to do with the fine yield as well. In recognition of h'.s achievement Mr. Paetz will be presented with a fine trophy by the DeKalb people. TRUCKERS MAY CORRECT ERRORS WITH AFFIDAVIT According to A. J. Loveland, chairman Iowa USDA Board, the trucker who has not received his certificate of war necessity, or, where an error has been made on the certificate of war necessity ,'ssued to him, may file an affidavit with the local gasoline rationing board who will then issue enough gasoline to the trucker to take care of his business until midnight of December 31. 1942. According to Bob LOBS, local USDA war board chairman, truckers should make the necessary affidavit for emergency supply of gasoline as soon as possible. The gasoline issued on the strength af the affidavit which may be later issued after consideration of the trucker's .appeal. Affidavits may be had at 'the AAA office or the local rationing board office. Verena Kayser Heads St. Joe Sodality St. Joe: Miss Verena Kayser,, a member of the senior class has been chosen to be the new. prefect" of the Sodality of the Blessed Virgin. ', ,%hose chpsen to assist her In.'the duties; are:JEUta Thul, ;-vice prefect;"' Maxine Bormann,, scretary; Alfred Freilinger, treasurer; Angela Erpelding, chairman of the Eucharist committee; Mary Evelyn Bbrmanri, chairman of Our Lady's Committee; Donald McGuire, chairman of the Publicity Committee; Delmer Red'ng chairman of'the Social Life Committee. Twenty-seven candidates will be received in the Sodality. The reception will take place on December 8, the feast day of the patron of the Sodality. Canadian Farmers Let Wheat Stand, to Harvest in Spring •E. L. Gutknecht of LaPorte, Saskatchewan, Canada, was in Algona, Saturday looking after business 'matters. Mr. Gutknecht farms near LaPorte, most of the year, but spends .the .winter months .with relatives^ at .Lakota:- He-"mentioned thati'many of .the farmers in his rielghborhood',hayeipot'yet cut-their wheat. VWi'th the, ; exports markets closed by Hitler's conquests the Canadians have no place to sell their wheat. Rather than harvest it and store it in inadequate bins for the -boll weevils, the farmers are letUng the wheat stand in the fields and will harvest what they can in the spring. Mr. Gutknecht was more fortunate than some of his neighbors and was able to put his crop under cover. i ttnlon: Mr. and Mrs. George Kohl have received a letter from their son, George's wife at Phoenix, Arizona, stating that George has been released from the hospital. The doctors notified 'him that his injuries will be permanent. His right arm was so badly crushed that it will remain crippled the rest of his life. They considered break'ng the arm over but concluded to give up the idea, telling him the seriousness of his injuries. His chest was also crushed and he carries a wound there which is still .in a draining con-. dition (from removal of a blood clot). They had planned to keep him confined to the hospital but released him to enable him to get out in'the fresh air.. He and his wife have apartments at 600 N. Second Ave., Phoeni'X, Ariz. His wife has employment. George was employed in the office of the sub-depot at Luke Field, Arizona, when injured. It will just be a matter of .time now until he will be discharged from the service. The army is bringing charges against the bus company for his injuries and doing everything possible for him. Being injured in the QUESTIONNAIRE CARDS MUST BE FILLED AND FILED County Treasurer Issues No Truck Re^tfration Until Information -is Turned in This Year ' i t * The motor vehicle registration efi* vision of the TTOwa Department M Public Safety 1 , has > announced that owners of commercial vehicles wfll be required to fill but supplemental application cards supplying-1 information required by the'Vwa? dp* partment, when, applying to county treasurers for Iowa 1943 registration. This means the otohier of bus (sch6ol bus), truck, truck-tractor, semi-trailer, and trai-ler above class A. In other words probably every farmer in Kossuth «6urity' witt tome under the 'order for irifdrmatiofu Supplement to Application Cards will be provided fo«'ftejs > information which is required to The, filed with the, county, treasurAf when you register your trucks tiff 1943. Don't bring a card to tuei treasurer's office and expect Wm fa fill out the" card for you. That must be done before you ask for your 1943 licenses. Provisions are being made by Fred Kent, Kossuth Conn* ty Defense. Chairman; to help facia,- ers and truck owners procure a;n.<J fill out these questionnaires. Finns, Individuals Help- The co-operation- of firms and :*n- divlduals in the various towns in the county has been secured and in these places will be found the application cards. Truck owners may' call there for the card "and take their time: in properly filling it out. Then, and not until then} may they present it to the county treasurer and take out their 1943 registration for their trucks. This must be remembered, no. 1943 license until the supplemental information card is filled and handed in, County Co-Operators Chairman Fred Kent annour.ces the following firms and i'ljdividrmts as cooperating in ithe' distributipnr, of the cards! ' ' Algona—'Kossuth Motor, Co.. Kent Motor Co., Wm. C, Dau Garagte, Percival Motor C6>, ( Bradley Bro$, and the, S&e&tt'* office. check, feyery"'mdnth as; " He plans • to -yis'/t, his parents after h.'a convalescent period. Travelers to Meet Algona Commercial Travelers wil take part in a noon luncheon Saturday at Hotel Algona in connection with a meeting of the group to d'iacuss the transportation problems since gas rationing. Severa important matters will be discussed by the members. "Just a Little Something From Swea City to Hitler'' Says Kossuth Boy This "letter home" 'from "somewhere in England" was written by Lieut Richard Sher r man of the United States army. Lieutenant Sherman, a native of Bancroft, and .whose mother, ' Mrs. T. O. Sherman, lives in Algona la a well-known ' short- story write*. His book, 'to Mary With Love", was made Into a movie, By Lieut Richard Sherman Somewhere in England— Th!a is for the folks in Kossuth county in general and for Mr. and Mrs. Paul W. Larson of Swea City, in particular. Swea City is In the northwest part of Iowa and Is a good many thousand miles from the United States army -air force bomber station where this Incident occurred. But as someone has already observed, it's a small world— and gettng smaller. I was standing in the mud and the rain when a chunky, round- faced, blue-eyed air force lieutenant approached me, and said, in good and familiar m!<Jdlewestern accents, "Say, aren't 'you from Algona, Iowa? My name's Merlin Larson, and I'm from Swea City." Algona and Swea City are about 30 miles apart, and until that moment I would have said ithat nobody now in England had ever heard of either of them, This, then, Mr. and Mrs. Larson is a report on how your son looks 'after the two months he's been here. He looks nne. This morning when I saw hjm he was wear-r tog galoshes and G. I, (general is- su»i pants and an air force leather jacket with bis name on it and u brown woolen muffler around his neck to w»r4 off the cold raw dampness, low* State !For the benefit 'of those who 4?n't know bto, Pat I* n ye«M* m and » graduate of Iowa State col* lege, Before h* e»U»te4 to tlw aj?ny, 1ft monthj ag^Je worked for the vey jii Y^&te. $90 iyni l^ter-' ,. ^ _. „, an salesman for 'the Curtis Col, Inc., manufacturers ot woodwork at Cltoton. • > fie enlisted at Fort P«s Moinei - ' ' flying fehooj at &f ffej field, in California: He was graduated and received his commission as second lieutenant last March, being promoted to first lieutenant in July. He came to England by convoy last September as armanent. officer „ for the squadron of the bombardment group (H), which operates the big four- motored B-24's more often called Liberators. Hears from Parents Pat says he hears from you regularly, Mr. and Mrs. Larson, ami in fact he has gained considerable prestige as having been the first man In the group to. get a letter from home. "That's my mother on the ball," he explained. "She's postmaster at Swea City and I guess she got onto V-mail before most other people understood it." As armament officer, Pat has the responsibility of seeing that all the ships in his squadron are properly loaded with bombs and ammunition before they go out on an operation. Installs Bpmbs The ordnance department makes and delivers the materials, but from then on it's up to Pat to see that it ts maintained and installed. It's an important job and he works at it, sometimes staying VP all night so that the ships, will oe ready to start in the early morning on a mission. Other men told me that Pat is one of the most respected and best- liked officers at the station, and that he is particularly successful in keeping up the spirits and morale of the ground crews which work with him. Pmpttce Slight Now and then he makes a pracr tice flight in one of the Liberatoi-p, in order to test the -guns in the a|r, but most of the time be'* »» the ground and prowling around the complicated interiors of " gblpn. ,. w<bUe I was at the station, uardon made a, mW into Mrs. Larson, and has maintained his weight The day I saw him he'd had a breakfast of grapefruit juice, oatmeal, (the English call it "porridge", but it's still oatmeal), sausage and dried eggs, scrambled and' coffee. ' By noon he's worked up sufficient appetite to do justice to a large plate of meat loaf, potatoes, carrots and fresh tomatoes with lettuce. Peanut gutter and marmalade and jelly are always on the table, and he can always have all the sugar he likes —no rationing. There is no butter though there i? plenty of oleomargarine. And if all this isn't enough he can go to the station's post exchange and buy his weekly rations of a couple of chocolate bars, a can of salted peanuts and cigarettes. lowans In Group Pat is one of several Iowa men in this particular group. In addition there are Lieut. Robert Shannon, of Washington, and Lieut. Robert Johnson, of Denison, both 'of whom are pilots. So the corn belt is making itself felt over here — the middle west and Iowa and Swea City. In fact, Swea City has made itself feJt very prominently, for it is also the -home towi) of Corp. Franklin Koona, who was <«ttrarded the British military medal for "conspicuous gallantry and, admirable leadership" during the Dieppe raid, That f« not a bad record for a town of some 2,000 popul His The day after I SW hfcn, Mr and Larson, Pat's groap.wa* honored by an important visitor— His ifftv jeety, George VX The Ming walked ero«nd ' station, visited ' kitchens, ate in the the member* af hoth ing and ground, youTl bear from. Pat himself that, was te mow m f,w»ce--and everyone of fte ,bs tb?y dropped bail under « Uttte Mwetblnf from * two weeks he tar pass, wWch te V9 „._, anj ott»r visited TJ OT pw .3"n? • .Burt—Schr , Wesley-Albert«J^eflrojt Standard Service station. iFenton—Albert MitShell, ments. *. : LuVerne—Art Biley Elevator. Swea Cf'ty—iP'red Berggten .office, <• ' ' Bancroft—Joe Wilhelml, Phillips 66 Servic^ station. Titonka—Ed Sathoff, Phillips 88 Service station. Lone Rock—Wm. Flaig. Whittemore— A. D. Brogan, office. Answer All Questions Applicant is required to answer every question on the-«ardj This includes rated capacity in tons, horse power, type of fuel used, type of body, capacity in cubic feet, > whether refrigeratear'tlie^tttes.-itt- eluding, spare, .,sizo..an.d_ Dumber, k'.nd of tracking done, whether for, hire, type", of product hauled or business in which chiefly used, total mileage driven since new and.tlje mechanical condition. The, card, properly - filled out, accompanies your application for the 1943 licence and it must be done before Jan-- uary 31, Jfi^S^tQ epcppe penalty, . f MULLINS HYBRIDS BOWLING LEAGUE With three teams tied, for third place and three teams' tied fourth place while ttg? other ties are on schedule' the battle the Kossuth Bowling League cojjp> tinues a hot one. 'Tlje four t« tie of two weeks was finally brpji when, the K. of a jUtfk two f the Grandads, Barn Midgets _ two from Holsum Bread a,nd 'We ley Aut<j took two frpw the, Jp" Deere. However, now then ttes 4>etw|en A two-seetjon team upeqt. The •Jaycees Fuller Bruebee John Deere Silver , .,,. ....... .»~4W JO ........ .40 10 >

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