The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 21, 1943 · Page 5
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 21, 1943
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Th« Algona Upper ft&tMoines, Ahrofea, Iowa, Jan. 21, RESTRI010NSIN MAILING TO BOYS NOW OVERSEAS Because of the heavy demands made on cargo space for military shipment overseas, mail td overseas destinations must be kept to a minimum, according to Instructions received by Postmaster Wade Sullivan. (Mailing of parcels Is discouraged and no parcels will be accepted weighing over 5 pounds and of ,_1B i.nches In length of 36 Inches In length and girth combined. And no parcels shall be accepted for •overseas delivery unless they contain such articles only as are being sent at the specific request of the addressee, approved by the addressee's commander j Subscriptions Only N"o newspaper or magazines will l)e accepted for overseas delivery •except such as are specifically requested by addressee, or for which subscriptions are now Irtii effect. Such copies to individuals -shall be •accepted only from publishers who shall print on the wrappers "Mailed In ' conformity with P. O. D. Order No. 19687." No circular matter of the third class will be dispatched from ports of embarkation. V-MaD Transmitted V-mail will be transmitted to all A. P. O.'s overseas -and transported by air where such facilities are available., Air mail letters will be transported to ports of embarkation by plane but no assurance can pe given that such letters, other than V-maM, will be dispatched by plate to totalities overseas served by V-ihall. in the matter of ..parcel*, unless you have the request by the addressee, properly sighed by his conv mandlng officer, the parcel will not be accepted for overseas mailing;. And no mall "matter will be accepted as Insured or C. O. D. mall. Also letters containing money or valuables will not be registered. However, letters containing valuable or Important papers may be registered. All of these new rulings are made necessary because of the acute- shortage of shtp*pin>g facilities-.. LELAMJj SWEA CUT, HOME ON FURLOUGH Lakota: Mrs., George Heetland received word Thursday that her nephew, Technical Sgt. Robert Leland, Swea City, was home on a furlough. He Is being transferred from Camp Ptekett, Virginia, to Kentucky and leaVes Christmas ndght for his new camp. FINALRFTESFOR FTTZSIMMONS, 87, HELDATBANCROFT 'Bancroft: Funeral' services were- held Tuesday morning for Thus. Fltzslmmons, 87, who passed away Tuesday at the home of his sister, Mrs John Kirsch, after a lingering Illness; He was born Dec 4, 1855, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard < mons at Cincinnati, Ohio. He has spent the last four years with his sister and' her husband'. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. J. Kirsch of Bancroft, three nieces, Bfelle and Mabel Fltzsimmons of Minneapolis, Clara Fitzsimmons of Seattle, Washington and two nephews, Edward" Fifeslrnmons of Brookfleld, Minn., and Osborn Fltzslhimons of Amarillo, Texas. Ottosen Community News The Ottosen school was closed Monday due to bad weather and roads. John Vesterby of Mason City was a Sunday visitor at the Ivan Schneider home. The 4-H township meeting at the' Ottosen school was to be held on Monday night. Mrs. Percy Watnem spent Thursday with her mother, Mrs. Manda Mltsven at Bode. Mr. and (Mrs. Sim Hinton of Wor- thlngton, Minn., are visiting at the Joe Anllker home. Roy Telford and LeRoy Worby <£'. IOWA Thum-Fri-Sat., Jan. 21-22-23 Sun., Jan. 24 for 4 Days SPIES MEET THEIR DOOM! fR£D WRING kYHJITY with DICK POWELL PRISCILLA LANE ROSEMARY LANE | A WARNER BROS, j Re-release*' Second Feature THRILLING!. king of Royal Moonted Serial 2 CHILLING! KILLING! were Wednesday and' Thursday visitors in Humbol'dt. Mr. and Mrs. Severihi Tonderum of Bode were Frfday visitors' at the Roy Jacobson.homei. Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Young of Rolfe were Wednesday dMMver guests at the- Henry Lovig home. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Kinseth nf Bradgate were Wednesday d'nner guests at the Oliver Kinseth home. Mr. and' Mrs. Fred Block and children of Gilmore City were Friday visitors at the J. P. Starin home:. Mr. and Mrs, Glen Hansen are the parents of a son born Thursday night at the parental Will Hansen home;. Mr. and Mrs Sam Kinseth of Maple Lawn were Wednesday afternoon visitors at the Oliver Kinseth homei. Mr. and (Mrs.. Oliver Kinseth spent Saturday at the Lutheran hospital at Fort Dodge with Henry Bergum who is seriously ill.. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Cooper moved their household goods to West Bend Thusrday where they will make their home. Herman Kramer left Monday with a group from this district to attend a national R. E'. A., meeting being held fn St. Lou!.s, Mo. A declamatory contest was held at the school house Wednesday afternoon bewteen Rolfe and Ottosen, with Rolfe taking all honors. Mrs. Henry Lovig had the misfortune to fall on the ice Tuesday night and break her arm. Mrs. I. Lovig of Fort Dodge is assisting- at the Lovig home. Pvt. Frank Welter of the U. S. army who has been stationed ia Maryland, came Friday on a furlough to be spent with his parents, Mr. an-d Mrs. C. Welter. The Presbyterian ladles aid met at the church parlors Friday for all day. A pot luck?; dinner was served at noon. The day was spent sewing for the Red C|oss. Miss Fern Aron of Ritterdalc, Who has been teachiiig the second and' third-grades herC has resigned her; position and/accepted another at Strawberry 1 Point. Pvt. Lowel K. Kr'opf, U. a ar- OVERCOATS January Sale Specials A Fine Group of Men's Overcoats Cheviots Stoneface Fabrics and Fleeces Values up to $24.50 ^"' V . A^^tJ.' ^ y? rrt January Special Sale Price •P^IPFB ^8^ ^Br ail ftm our stoefe of Wg k quality wakes, The wum- Qujgfe AqUQ» will get yo» out of these fine qoate at K" ^ Mr. and Mrs. Don Hutchliu of Des Moines spent the week end with Mr. Hutchlns' parents, Mr. and Mrs.. H. D. Hutchlns. Mr. and Mrs. Melzar Falkch- hainer were in Oes Moines the first of the iweek where Mr. Falkenhaltr- er attended an Insurance meeting. Clark Rennet of Omaha spent the week end wtth his wife in Algona. Clark Is employed by the Seventh Corps Area of .the army and his wife Is employed at the Christensen store. Bob Deal has arrived home from Sltka, Alaska, where he has been for the past ten months working on the government road project. Part of the time he was with, bis father, Bert Deal, who. is now .'it Seattle. Mr. and Mrs.. Russell Picket! and daughter, Judy, will move soon to the Shumway apartments.. They have been living with Mrs. Plck- ett's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ma'.t Kapp. Russ is employed as a truck driver for the Elk- Cleaners; Mrs. Ruth Harlan of the' Elite shop has gone to LaPIatte Missouri, for a few weeks where she wMl visit relatives and attend to business matters. She is the mother of Mrs. Raymon Henry and she lives-at the Backus apartments. Mrs. Bert Muckey left Monday for Roger, Minn., where she was called by the serious Mlness of her mother, Mrs. Killian. Mrs, Muckey has been- making her home with Mr. and Mrs Ed Sheehan for the past few weeks. Mr. Muckey is employed in Des Moines. GTcn Jones; son- of Sirs- Bessie- Jones, has been removed to his home here after being a patient at the Fort Dodge Mercy hospital. He has been seriously ill and has undergone major surgery but is now on the way to recovery. He arrived home Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Hardy spent the week end in Minneapolis where they went to visit relatives and attend to business matters. They were accompanied by Dennis Pratt who went from there to Rice Lake, Wisconsin, where he purchased arr airplane which he flew home Sunday. Everett Rekers. of Cedar Falls spent Sunday and part of Monday w.'.th Mrs. Rekers' mother, Mrs. Eva Corey and June. Everett, who is farming near Cedar Falls, had been visiting friends at Fairmont, Minnesota, where they formerly lived. Mrs. Rekers is, the former Marion Corey. Mrsv Eugene Murtagh went to Nevada, Ipwa, a week ago Tuesday to visit friends, Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Hush. Last Saturday Mr. Murtagh and the daughter,, Judy, joined her and f .Mr. Murtagh went on to , Des Moines : on a business mission. They all 'returned to Algona Tuesday evening. Staff Sergeant and Mrs. W. D. Hemmingson are expected to arrive here, this week from Fort Warden,' Washington, to vis.'t in the Matt Kapp home. Mrs. Hemmingson is the former Luella Kapp and she will remain here with her parents while her husband is taking army officers' training. my, who was recently inducted into the army is now stationed in Florida. His present address f« 596 Tech. School, Flight D, Miami Beach, Fla. 'Levi Nauman of U. S. Navy, and nephew of Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Schneider, whose home is at Stockton, Calif., has been transferred from Idaho to Ames for eight weeks of officers' training school. Mr. and Mrs. Sim Hinton of Wor- th.'.ngton, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Walter Banwart, Mr. and Mrs. Berr Anliker of West Bend and Mr. and Mrs. Ted Underberg were Friday night visitors at the Joe Anliker home. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar MovJck entertained the Anniversary club on Friday night at their home. Progressive five hundred was played. Mrs. Roy Telford and Irvin Movick on high prize and Eugene Hofius and Mrs. Mike Coyle won low. Simon Storesund who had been employed at the Farmers Elevator here and also made his home here a number of years, was found dead on highway 44, two miles south of West Bend, at 10:80 Sunday morning, The body was taken to the Schutter funeral home at West Bend. Vern Vesterby, U. S. army, nephew of Mr. and Mrs, Ivan Schneider and who has been stat.'oncd in Texas, spent a furlough with his parents, Mr, and Mrs. Jens Vesterby at Chokio, Minn., recently. He will be remembered here having been employed on various farms in this vicinity some years ago. The Ottosen Progressive club met at the home of Mrs. Jesse Van Buskirk, The meeting opened w.'th the pledge of allegiance to the flag and the song America the Beautiful. Scripture was read by the hostess. The lesson on "Nutrition" was given by Mrs Matt Clark. Mrs. Van Buskirk gave the "Believe It or Not", Red Cross sewing was also done at this meettag. Mrs. Chester Alme and Mrs. Clyde Bay- inder were visitors. A lunch was served. The Ottosen American Legion Auxiliary met Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Caroline Telford. The day was spent sewing carpet rags to be sent to KnoxvMle. A pot luck dinner was served at noon. The afternoon business meeting was presided over by Mrs. Antone Spleen. The unit yoted to buy a bolt a! flannel to be used -by the Red Cross and also jj to be spent for hospital enterta!<nnvmt Letfcers and 'cards were read from boys ni the service that were sent Christmas cards by the unit. The next meeting will be wtth Mrs. Antone Spiech, Feb. ». There will be carpet rag sewing and a pot luck dinner. «KED" BtECKWJJNN, FENTON SOIDHCR, ON FURtOUOJJ •Fenton: Mr. and (Mrs. Albert Bleckwenn entertajned at a dinner Tuesday evening In honor of the!? son, Technical Corp. Lloyd Bleckwenn of Rog -Angeles, Dinner' guests were Mr- up Mn!- Giltoert Se^W* »W| Son, Mr, a»4 M|». W^ .W 1 ^^ *»S ftfflife Mf- «« Mrs. it. I. Merrytnan In now rccov r ering from a severe case of influenza. T. H. Chrischlllcs will leave Saturday for Chicago on his annual spring buying, trip. John Kohlhatts returned Tuesday from (Minneapolis where he had spent a few days on business. Mrs. B. E Hutton, employed at the Hood's Grocery, has been ill for over a week and confined to her home at Bancroft. Herman Mauborg ha* returned from Chicago where he went on a buying tr!p for his stock at the Chrischilles store.. Elvle Vera, Mary Frances Carney and Jean Guderian spent the week end at Tltonka where they visited an aunt of Elvie.. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Thaves are spending a week in Chicago at the lome of (Mrs. Thaves' cousin and husband, Mr and Mrs.. John. Bell- aom. Mt. and Mrs. Henry Guderian had as the. 1 * dinner guests Saturday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Zimmerman, Chris Hansen and Thelma Jones.. Mrs. Edward Johnson of Eagle Grove returned to her home Saturday after spending a week at the home of her mother-in-law, Mrs. Lottie Johnson-. H. F. (Moody)' Huenhotd has been transferred from Camp Swift in Texas to Camp Bowie in the same state. "Moody" wrote his parents, Mr. and Mrs. August Huenhold, that he liked Camp Swift very much. Mr: and' Mrs- Raymond Jtrantr of Titonka left Monday evenfng for a two months' trip to California. Mrs. Krantz as Maree Amesbury before her recent marriage and she was a popular clerk in the Christensen- store' here. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Dahthaus- er and daughter, Judy Kay of Webster City are spending a few days in the parental Carl Dahlhauser home. Mr. Dahlhauser fs employed at a grocery store- in Webster City. William St. Glair, Alma Schultz and A. L,. Brown spent yesterday (Wednesday) at Mason City where they attended a meeting of extension agents and home economists of the second district which includes nine counties. Mrs. Alvin Huenhold went to Lu- Verne Saturday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Jerome Erdmann. Mrs. Erdmann was a pupil of Mrs. Huenhold. She was only 19 years of age and was the mother of two small children. I^ester Schwletert, who has been in the army at Camp Blanding near Jacksonville, Florida, since June, visited his brother Merle and family here Wednesday and 5« also visiting relatives at Burt. He is on a 14-day furlough. P. J. Kohlhaas and son, Phillip, Mrs. Rose Scanlan, Rose Lampe "and Joan Hoffman spent Sunday in Fort Dodgs with Mrs. Kohlhaas and Dean, who is a patient at the •Mercy hospital following a recent kidney operation. Corp. Ghas. Lund, who has been stationed at Camp Barkeley, Texas, visited from Tuesday until Saturday with his parents, Mr. p.nd Mrs. Henry Lund. From here he wont to Jefferson Barracks, Mo., where he will be stationed. Mr. and Mrs. I.^vi Preston and two children hnve moved to Algona from Winterset nnd are now occupying the north apartment of the Otto Schmidt duplex. Mr. Preston is employed at the Pioneer Hi-Bred corn plant here. Mr. and Jlrs. John Grotte are expected home today from Windom, Minn., where they were called by the death of the latter's father. Funeral services were held Wednesday. Mr. Grotte is the meat cut-' ter in the Consumer store. Airs. George Boswell has been called to Great Lakes, 111., by the serious Illness of her sister, Mrs. H. C. Aillaud. Mrs. Aillaud's husband is a lieutenant-commander In the navy and .they formerly lived at Whittemore where he was a dentist. The Upper DCS Molnes received a card from Don Orton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clark Orton, saying he has been transferred from MacD'41 Field, Florida. He is in the Signal division of the army air corps. He says the weather '.s fine and the swimming great Mrs. L. S. Muckey received a Christmas card this week from her nephew, Russ Comp of Winterset. The card was mailed December 10 and was sent by V-mail. It is not known where the soldier is located and the card read only "Greet- Jngs from the Far East." Lawremce Misbach is expected home the first of the week from the Aberdeen Proving Grounds '.n Maryland where he will receive tils commission on Saturday. He is just completing his officers' training course. His wife, the former Virginia Arend, is employed as receptionist at the General hospital. In n letter in the Mason City Globe-Gazette, last week from an Emmetsburg girl TTOW an army nurse, the story of a tea given by the King and Queen of England for the American army nurses was told. It also mentioned that an Algona girl, Lieutenant Martha Palmer, was also in attendance. She !a the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eld Palmer here. Mr. and Mrs. Oordon French of Philadelphia, Pa., were expected to arrive this morning (Thursday) for a two day visit with Mr. French's mother, Mrs. S. B. French and other relatives. They expected to come to Algona by train and then to leavte (Minneapolis by pjane for Seattle, Washington. Gordon is in the luonber business and is working on government contracts. Mr». fceMfhton Mtsfcach to at the home of he; sister in Pes Moines confined to her bed with a leg Injury. Mrs. Misbasph. n a4 been with her husband. Lieutenant Misbach at Gunter FJeW, Alabama, Mrs.. Mtebacb J« £he former fj^Ujertne Caj^aon and principal at the Bryant Mrs. Tom Akre, who spent the summer here, writes that she left the home of her son, Charles in Washington, D. C., on Tuesday to go to North Hollywood, California, where she has made her home for the past few years. Up to a few years ago, Mrs. Akre was a well knoWn Afgona lady and her son, Don and W.'.fe still live here. Don Is watting for his call to the army air corps. Mrs. Glee Pitcher came Wednesday and will make her home with her father, A. L. Long, for the duration of the war. Mr. Pitcher is spending this week at Tama wtth his father and will come here Sunday. He expects to go into the Railroad Battalion of the Army on February 7. The story of his enlistment in ,the battalion was featured in the Des Moines Reg'ster a few weeks ago as well as iir the Algona Upper Des Moines. Bert Feck, former Algonan, writes from Long Beach, California, that they are feeling as well as usual but that they would be still better if we only could end the war. He writes of the dimmed out car lights and of the street lights that are painted black on the ocean side. Accidents caused by the dark are frequent, he says. He also suggests that if people wore white clothing they would be more easily seen by drivers. Mr. Peck also renewed h5s subscription toi tfrta paper. Our Stocks of Fuel Are Large and Complete It's well to keep your bin filled with coal. Our trucks can make prompt delivery. Phone 229 F. S. Norton & Son These Every Day Law Prices, Except on Perishables, Are Guaranteed Thru JAN. 28th. SUN RICH EXTRA CRISP CORN FLAKES 3 CALUMET CRISP DILL PICKLES CUT GREEN BEANS QUAKER OATS GRAPE NUTS CAROL SALAD Dressing gol ., v 18K REG. FRENCH Dressing 8 „. ,»„,. lOc Dog Food 4 p7ko °, : 19c 3 SKAT BRAND 14c Brooms r WRIQHT8 j_i 25c Silver Cream "," 23 CHOO. CHIP AND NUT Cookies "SH.'Sr HIOHTE8T 11c- Lye NORTHERN 2LECTRIO Light Bulbs 1wBa A%"°h 10c AMBASSADOR TOILET Tissue 6 „,„ 26c OXYDOL CRYSTAL WHIT SOAP NEW VELVET S IVORY SOAP NEW GRANU DUZ TOILET SOA CAMAY SANI-FLUSH large can ... .15c ALGONA BUTTER Ib. .. 47Mc PLAIN COOKIES assorted Ib.ISc Texas Grapefruit ?£ 1 doz.. 29c LARGE ORANGES DOZ.39c FRESH CARROTS 2 BUNCHES 15c ONIONS 10LOAG39c CRANBERRIES QT. 19c PLENTY OF GOOD BEEF Sirloin and T-Bone Steak Ib 36c Eoundop Swiss ,,-4b. 39c Fancy Chuck Roast Ib, 27c Standing Bit) Boas Ib, 29Q Small Wieners _„„ Jb, Switf's v Sausage Jb, Ocean Perch. Fillets Jb, i j . !?- / "'• uu i. .-*'•' i Jr >e. £,V>.*.

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