The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 11, 1943 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 11, 1943
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FORMER SWEA CITY PIONEER PASSES IN CALIFORNIA Swea City—Word came to Swca Olty this week of the death of Mrs. Sophia Hokanson on March 11, at San Diego, Calif. Mrs. Hokanson was an early ttarea Cltyah. She built the first Swelling house in Swea City, moving here from a farm northwest of torwn after the death of her husband. She continued to li\'e here until her family of two daughters nnd a son were grown. The past several years she has made her home with hor daughter, Mrs. Ruth Early, at San Diego, Calif. Death came from a heart attm:lc ftt tho age of upwards of 80 years, after a three" weeks illness in a hospital. Her religious affiliations were with the Baptist church. (Besides her daughter, Mrs. Early KRuth), she Is survived by her son, Fred of Long Beach, Cnlif. There are several grand children and great grand children. One daughter, Mrs. James McAdams, died in 1916 during the flu epidemic. Mrs. Prank Johnson is an aunt. Mrs. P. J. Heiken returned Fri- Oay from Los Angeles, Cnlif., where she had spent the greater part of the winter with her son, Maurice and family. Fred Peterson was elected Lo serve as the new director at the Bchool election Monday night. Ole Kvamsale was re-elected to succeed himself, and Mrs. Marie Vaux was again elected as treasurer. Mr. Peterson takes the place of C. F. Puggren, who asked to be released. Luveme Soldier b | WffllTEMORI BOY Promoted fa Ai, Corp. The Public Relations Office at MaeDHl field, (Florida, announced today that Donald A. Ramus, son of Mrs. Grace Ramus of Luverne, was prompted to the grade of Technician Fifth Grade. Donald entered the service on Sept. 29, 1942, at Camp Dodge, Iowa, and Is now assigned to duty as Telephone and Telegraph Lineman at one of the Army Air Forces largest Bombardment Bases, located at Tampa, Fla. Read The Want Ads--It Pays. BUY CHEK-R CHIX THIS YEAR Order your Chek-R-Chix from us now and be assured of getting them, when you wa/tt them. 50c per hundred discount on March chicks up to March 24th hatch. SWEA CITY HATCHERY Phone 35 Swea City, Iowa 8tf Hospital News | •XK8ff8&a^^ Kossiith Hospital March 4—Mrs. Verne Lovely, Algona, girl. March 5—Mrs. Howard Long, Al- ;ona, 'boy; Charles Newel, Fenton, surgical. March 6—Mrs. Joe Lichter, Algona, girl. March 7—Jlarry Ward, Algona, surgical; Mrs. Harold Jergenson, Algona, girl. March 8—Mrs. Orin Hudson, Algona, girl; Joan Handleman, Fenon, surgical; S. B. DeGeeter, Bancroft, surgical; Mrs. Katherir.e D ark, Algona, medical. March 9—Mrs. Ed Reimers, Fenon, surgical. General Hospital March 4—Mrs. William Decker Whittemore, medical. March 6—Melvin and Marvin Anderson, Humboldt, surgical. FROM WEST COAST iWhittemore — Corporal Ellsworth Heldenwith, of (Los Angeles, Calif., rather surprised his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur HeldenWith, Sunday evening by putting though a telephone call at 6 o'clock to send his congratulations to his sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. J, J, Rosendahl, who were .married Sunday afternoon. He stated that It took just four hours to get through, although he was very plain and his voice was natural over that long rt distance. He also said , that he wished we had some of the warm weather here that California is enjoying now. He spoke to everyone of the family, as all were present. At present he is attending a radio ind electrical school and stated he passed his first test in both in good shape. He also said that he liked :he army and 'that the horse meat that they were now getting wasn't so bad. When Ellsworth left Camp Dodge, at Des Molnes, he weighed :46 and now his weight is 174. He eft here last October. OTTOSEN NEWS A prc-nuptlal shower was given in honor of Verna Holt at the Lutheran church parlors last Saturday Miss Holt was married to Donalc Wehrspann at the church Sunday afternoon. The Ottosen Progressive Club entertained Mrs. Matt Clark and Mrs Donald Cooper at a farewell party at the Herman Kromer home on Thursday afternoon. Contests were played, a pot luck lunch was served and gifts were presented the honored guests. The Presbyterian Ladies Aid met at the church parlors Friday last with Mrs. Roy Telford and Mrs. Joe Leitl as hostesses. A farewell party was given Mrs. Max Clark, Mrs. Matt Clark and Mrs. Donald Cooper, who have moved away from the community. The next meeting will be March 19th, with election of officers. FRIDAY ANP SATURDAY—MARCH 12-13 3-Way Attraction TARZAN Tree Tops! ADDED ATTRACTIONS "THE AFRICAN INVASION" United Nations Enroute to Germany Fun for the Entire Family In Polka— News .SUNDAY, MONDAY AND TUESDAY— MARCH 11-15-16 A Page Torn -om the Records oi- with PAT GEORGE JANE O'BRIEN'MURPHY-WYATT Jackie Coopt r-Dei! Aram-Max Ba«r WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY—MARCH 17-18 Duck's "Spirit of '43" -:- Income Tax Made Easy JOURNEV AUGUST GA1DE, WEST BEND, DINNER GUEST HERE FRIDAY August Gade of West Bend, was a dinner guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. -Herman Gade, Friday. Others who gathered at her home in the afternoon were Mrs. Herman Meyer, Mrs. William Vaudt, Mrs. Gerhart Wehrspan, Mrs. Dietrlck Cordes and Mrs. Wm. Roeber. As this day was Mrs. Cade's birthday a number of relatives gathered at her home in the evening and were as follows: Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Gade and son, Wayne and daughter, Nelda; Mr. and Mrs. William Gade; Mr. and -Mrs. Lorcnz and daughter, Brenda; Mr. and Mrs. Chris Meyer and son, Walter and Mrs. Emelie Slems and son, Erwln all of here; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Gade and family of Algona, and Mr. and Mrs. Noah Reisner and daughter, Catherine and son, Vernon, and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wich- tcndahl of West Bend. The evening was spent playing cards, which was followed by lunch. Emmet Mosback is employed in the creamery at Ruthven. Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Baas of Storden, Minn., spent the week-end with Mrs. Dietrick Cordes. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Garman of San Diego, Calif., are visiting with Mrs. Carman's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jeorge Fandel. Pvt. Bernard Bell returned to Eathen Allen, Vermont, after a five day furlough with his parents, Mr. ind Mrs. Otto Bell. Coroporal Roy Graham is spend- ng a three day furlough with h.'s 'amily here. He is stationed at Camp McCoy in Wisconsin. iBlla Burke has purchased the 'our room house of Peter Schumacher, just west of the McCreery lospital. This was formerly the telephone office. Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Laabs were n Des Moines last week, where ;hey purchased a trailer house. They left Monday for Salt Lake !ity, Utah, to seek employment. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Bruhn and daughters, Phyllis and Arlene, and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Meyer and on, Gerald, visited with Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Meyer Thursday evening. Virgil El'bert arrived home 'from Salt Lake City, Utah, for a few days visit with his parents, Mr- and Mrs. Frank Elbert. He was Gfeett-Specht Wedding— iFern iBJ. Olseh, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. iL. Glsch of Algona, became the bride of William Speoht, son of Mrs. C. F. Specht In a qtllft ceremony at the St Cecelia's Reo tory Monday morning. Father Rich' ard Sweeney performed the ceremony. Attendants were Stanley Grlener and the ibrlde's sister, t>orothy. The 'bride wore a brown suit with a corsage of flowers. Following the ceremony the bridal party attended a wedding breakfast at the home of the brides' brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Al Gtsch. Immediately after the new couple left for a short wedding tfip to visit relatives of the bridegroom. The new Mrs. Specht attended the local high school, She has been employed at the Hawcott & Ogg store - for the past several years and she will continue her work there for the present. Mr. Specht is in the quartermaster division of the army. He is the son of the late C. F. Specht, former mayor of Algona. He Is at present on a furlough from the army and he reports baok at Camp Crowder, Mo., on the seventeenth o this month. Beta Sigma Phi— The regular meeting of Alpha chapter of Beta Sigma Phi was held .at the home of Mrs. P. D. Smith on Tuesday evening with Jean Klnsey as hostess. Mrs. Bob Williams reported for the nominating committee as follows: President, Mrs. Kenneth Knudsen and Mrs- Harlan Slgsbee; vice-president, Verabel Ulfers and Mrs. Donald Miller; recording secretary, Mrs. Bob Williams and Dorothy Lane; corresponding secretary, Mrs E. H. Hutchlns and Jean Kinsey; treasurer, Mrs. Merle Pratt and Phyllis Parsons. The election will be. hold at the next meeting. The program consisted of reports of committees on the 'booklet being compiled of Algona clubs and their officers. This project is under the direction of Phyllis Parsons. Mrs. Harlan Sigsbee also presented plans for the production of a play which is to be the next project. Smlth-Harr Marriage— Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Smith of 310 So. Dodge St., announce the marriage of their daughter, Rozella F., to Pvt. Raymond E. Harr. The wedding occurred Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Las Vegas, Nevada. The new Mrs. Harr ig a 1941 of the Algona High School and since her graduation she had been en> ployed as a switchboard operator for the 'Northwestern JBell Telephone Co., working in the Algana bflflde until last December when she was transferred to a similar job at Long Beach, Calif. Pvt. Harr was a 1936 graduate oi the local high school. He enlisted In the army air force In September of 1941. He Is the son of Mrs Edna Harr of Algona. At present he is stationed at Marfa, Texas. C. D. A, to rrhe Degree Team of the local chapter of Catholic Daughters of America went to Emmetsburg on Sunday where they put on a demonstration for a class of twenty- two Emmetsburg members. They remained at Emmetsburg for the Banquet that evening. The members of the Degree Team attend- ng are Mary Barry, Donna Dooley, Ida Winkel, Mary Strict, Josle Mc- Bvoy, Thelma Glossl, Elizabeth Spllles, Judy DeZellar, Josie Stanton, Ruth Kollasch, Sylvia Garmon and Irene Grlffen, {Catherine McEvoy, a member of the order but not of the team, also attended. Two state C. D. A. officers were guests of honor. Wa-Tan-Ye Party The members of the Wa-Tan-Ye club enjoyed a St. Patrick's party at the home of Mrs. W. K. Feruson Tuesday evening. Liverpool lummy was played with Elizabeth Cemmer, ElvalEwoldt and Jessie Smith winning the prizes. The committee in charge consisted of Clara Amesbury, Rose Lampe, Stella Mae Breen, Donna Hill and Mrs. Vic Sampson. The refreshment tables were 'beautifully decorated in green and white with a centerpiece of white flowers. Academy Party— .'Circle number three of the St. Cecelia's Ladies Guild held a successful card party and dance at the academy Monday evening. The committee in charge was Mrs. L. E. Linnan and Mrs. W. A. Lorenis. Mrs. Wm. Barry, Jr., received the prize for high score in contract bridge, Mrs. /Elbert the prize for auction and Charles Ulfers won the high score prize In 500. A dance to music by the Rhythm Club followed the card party. Plum Creek Club Meets— The Plum Creek ladies club met at the home of Mrs. W. K. Fergu- wUr, (SavlnfB Stantp hfettM |4?,06*. BtfUIah Seefey read a. papef-writ- ten iby tihflg MowlR&rfoi? entitle*. meeting will fit Held at Mrs. Ferguson's on March 11 Grace Phillips and Mabel Hftrgreav'es will be the hostesses. T - 1 •**:»•»* • Oldelyapl Cftmp Fire— The Okiclyapt Camp Fife Girls met Friday, March {I, at the home 6f Joan Wolcott. They choso La Vohne Wolcott as their assistant guardian. The girls are working on Indian gongs ad symbols for their trail seekers rank. Present at the meeting were Barbara Platt, Jacqueline Brown, Arlene SpHles, Ruth Ann Burns, Marcla Setchell, and the guardian Violet Miller. Silver Wedding Anniversary- Mr, and Mrs. John Rich of Union Township entertained flfty-slx.rela- :lves and friends at a buffet dlnser Sunday in honor of the twenty-flfth anniversary of the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. George Lee. Mrs. Roy Led was the assisting hostess. Mr. Rich ind Mrs. George 'Lee are slaters. The dining room was nicely decorated in pink and white. 75 Club to Meet— 75 Club of the Presbyterian church will have a hay loft party it the home of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Strayer on Tuesday evening. Rev. and Mrs. C. C. Richardson are also lost and hostess. The entertainment committee 'cbnslsts of Mr. and Mrs. Orin Spaldlng and Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Pratt. Sunday School Class Party— Mrs. Neal Smith entertained the members of her Sunday School lass at a party at her home Tues- lay afternoon. The ladies are of the Methodist church and they have n iarty every month. About twenty adles were present and the after- iQon was spent informally. WMttftf tHli MtertWort with At all 3W bi3*rd of th6 Stti, Post A group df rtelghbbrhobd friends of MM. H, -W. 'Post surprised Her wKh ft party Wedselday after rtoon In honor of her 'birthday, which oo» cUfs next week; the fadleS Spent the afternoofi In sewfng and a lunch was served, " '« ^ ''"3* < *• J ., wt»*Wr1 fotUant eggs' ftrAfef &mtf «W 61vlHanS 'ttt Aitaerlfca. ffltl erlce riot netsesSafy, Good pay. overtime. gWtft ft Dairy and paultfy Plant " AlgoHa, .tdwa Sunday, Monday and Tuesday—March 21-22-23 INS THE WAR with WOODWARDQ * SELL FOR LESS **' Compare! Coat's 6-Straiid FLOSS 2c 5% Wool Double BLANKETS $2.59 Bockford SOX 2 pairs 25c Men's SWEAT SHIRTS 98c Boy's POLO SHIRTS 39c ' 69c WASH DRESSES $1.47 Infant's SOFT SOLE SHOES 49c Children's SHOES $1.19 youth's 8-buckle OVERSHOES $1.94 Buy's 3-BuckIe OVERSHOES $2.29 Women's RUBBERS 98: Women's 2-Snap OVERSHOES $1.37 enroute to Moline, 111., for an arm> examination. Herman Voight of here and daughters, Rosella and Evelyn, o Algona, spent the week-end in Ft Dodge. They visited with Mrs Voigt, who is a patient in the Lu theran hospital in Fort Dodge, with sinus trouble. Bertha Potratz, who has been employed in the H. R. Zumach Market, resigned her position anc has accepted a position ; in th< Farmer's State Bank here, to" fil the vacancy of Francis Mullen,,who was inducted into the army. Mrs. Thomas Kelly, Sr., of hero and Mrs. Thomas Kelly, Jr., and son of Emmetsburg, went to Chicago, III, Thursday. The. former to visit with her son and the latter with her husband, Thomas Kelly Jr. The boys are both in the navj at Great Lakes Training • station near Waukegan, in. Rev. Price to Pinch Hit For Rev. Schaper Good Hope—Dr. John Buthman of Algona, superintendent of the Algona district of the Methodist churches, presided at a specially called meeting of the official Good Hope church board Friday evening at the manse. Matters of important business relative to continuing the regular services of the churcn were discussed. Rev. N. A. Price, pastor of the M. E. church in Algona, will carry forward the work in conjunction with his many pastoral duties at Algona. Good Hope church goers, while regretting the loss of their pastor, Rev. M. M. Schaper, who is in Chaplain training in Norfolk, Va., extend to their new pastor a warm welcome. Hours of worship tn accommodate Rev. Price were changed from 11:45 to 9:30 a.m. Sunday School now follows the preaching services. Mrs. D. C. Gardner was named secretary of the service roll of the community young men and in the armed forces. Gus Fenske of Oak Park, 111., was a guest Wenesday at the home of his cousin, Mrs. Augusta Lavrenz. Mr. Fenske formerly lived in the Whittemore neighborhood. Elda Lavrenz has been confined at home for several days because of illness. She is employed in the Northwestern Bell Telephone office. Francisco working in a defense olant, has been transferred to Omaha. He left for his new job Monday. .(Library trustees here were well pleased with the quality of books contributed to the 1943 (Victory book campaign. Responding to the offer of the library discount several organizations, and individuals, bought new 'books, including late 'best sellers. The (books were taken early this week to Algona. " Quiclc Service on F m N A C E REPAIRS Expert work, reasonable prices on repairs for any make of furnace. We'll help you be sure your furnace is kept in good shape. The factory provides us with 24-haur- a-day service on cjenuiaa repair parts for Green Colo-* 1 "! f-i»-i-.-o-i. NEW If your prcsont furnace is boyond usa or repair, you can s'ill buy a now Grc on Colonial. Ask us about II. Laing & Muckey] Phone 404 N. Dodge St. * ALGONA, IOWA GREEN COLONIAL FURNACE SERVICE It's Easy to See.. Easy to Select Point Values Are Clearly Marked at A&P! LOOK FOR THIS RATION POINTB MARKED ON THE ITEM.! Every rationed item has the point-value plainly marked on the package, can or jar to make it easy 'to select rationed foods by point- value. LOOK FOR THE RATION POINTS NEXT TO THE PRICE! At A&P the'point-yalue of every rationed item is clearly indicated on the shelving, alongside the price tag (see illustration). NOTE . . . RATION POJNTflS AND CASH . . . PRESENTED AT THE SAME PLACE (THE CHECKOUT COUNTER) Our checkers are specially trained to check out your packages accurately and quickly, and will be pleased to be pf assistance to you. Come in today! Make A&P Self Service Food Store your headquarters for rationed foods—and all other things you require for nutritious wartime meals. e ' - . RATIONED FOODS Canned & Bottled Eona QREEN CUT BEANS A&P Iflancy WHOLE BEETS Butter Kernel WHOLE CORN Snidoits Sweet PEAS (glass) Brandywino Sliced Button MUSHROOMS lona Standard SPINACH Fair Play Brand TOMATOES lona Halved APRICOTS Comstock Pie Sli. APPLES (glass) lona Sliced PEACHES A&P Fancy BARTLETT PEARS V-8 Vegetable COCKTAIL FASTER GAINS WITH LESS FEED Men's RUBBER BOOTS $3.12 Men's Sanforized DRESS SHIRTS $1.39 TOWELS - 20x40 29c Sylvan SHEETS - 81x89 $1.47 Men's FELT HATS $1.57 Boy's FELT HATS $1.29 Army & Navy SOX 2 pairs) 35c Engineer & Fireman OR* SOX 2 pairs VWW Infant's HOSE pair I8c Men's Zipper Af QQ LEATHER JACKETS V* «wO Boy's Zipper AM An WOOL JACKETS l)<I|«fO Men's Heavy WORK RUBBERS Woodward's Union Rural School Day Next Wednesday Union—The annual rural school day is scheduled for Wednesday, March 17, at the Good Hope Community room starting at 1:00 p.m. sharp. There will be iboth the oral and written contests. The public is invited to attend. Mrs. Quentin Bjustrom and Mrs. Floyd Bode will pronounce the words. Mrs. Delos Gardner is rural school day chairman. SWEA CITY NEWS Robert Sanders has recently been promoted to the rank of sergeant and Walter Cassem to corporal. . Elmer Smith 'was taken by ambulance to Rochester Monday morning. He has been ill since Friday with gall bladder and heart trouble. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. J. Schemmcl bought the Mrs. Bertha Eckholm residence last Friday. The former plan to occupy it some time this spring. Hugh Butterfield paid bis family a surprise visit over the weekend. (Hugh, who has been in San A&P Fancy GRAPEFRUIT JUICE Clapp's Chopped BABY FOODS Campbell's SOUPS. 10 Varieties A&P Large PRUNES Fancy Navy (Pea) BEANS Container Size' No. 2 No. 2 i 6 oz. 4oz. No. 2 No 20 oz. No. 2 No. 46 oz, oz. oz. lib. 21b Weight 1 IbSoz ilbl4oz Ilb4oz lib 4 oz llb^oz ilbl^oz llblSoz Ilb4 oz Hb4 oz Ilbl4oz 1 Ib 2 oz 2 Ib 14 oz oz oz lib 2Ib. Retail Price 13c 2-21c 13c 2-33c 25c lie 16c 2-43c 17c 17c 27c 29c 3-25c 2-27c 16c 18c Ra r tion Pts. $2.60 14 , 13 1 H 24 10 14 21 Enriched Flour GOLD 49 Ib. MEDAL 'Bag 100% Pure Hydrogenated Veg.~ Shortening M Ib. DEXO V cyl. Evaporated Milk WHITE M tall , HOUSE - ,, ,\ V Ann'Page Semolina' SPAGHETTI or S' MACARONI Sultana Vitamin Bl PEANUT 2 n>. BUTTER Jar Ann Page Broad or Fine EGG • A 5 oz. NOODLES 4 Ann Page Salad Style 'MUSTARD . Point Stretcher— A Plentiful Food 40 oz. BISQUICK Pkg. The Snao That Agrees With Your Skin n cakes I Qv S\VEETHEART « for IOC lie 9 oz. Jar II 23 20 16 Last Chance to use Sugar Stamp No. 11! Good for 3 pounds Granulated 3 IDS. SUGAR for Use Stamp No. 11 Before Midnight, March 15th 2lc on CONCRETE FEEDING FLOORS Feeding floors made with clean, long-lasting concrete will help you raise more pork for war needs. They save pigs by keeping them cleaner and healthier —save feed otherwise trampled in the mud— insure faster gains, more pork per bushel of feed. Long-lasting concrete improvements cost little to build— need few if any "critical materials." You'll find valuable suggestions in free booklet, ''Permanent form Construction." Paste coupon on, penny postal for your copy, You can do the job, or ask your cement dealer for names of concrete contractors. Superior 2 Lb, Box GRAHAM CRACKERS Superior SODA CRACKERS IVORY SNOW I9c ,' PORTLAND CEMENT ASSOCIATION I 408Hubl»l|IMdg.,D*»MQM<,(9Wq ! Plemo tead me "Penu»nent FMSJ Ca»! •*nift»Afi IF Nami ..... S/T«f<W«. B.W9.. Want Highest Food Value For Your Money? Serve our FRESH EGOS Dozen Carton Contains Vit. A, El & G Pasteurized 1 qt FRESH MILK hot. Vitamin G. Natural Loaf Per *»n_ AM. CHEESE Lb. WWto Vitamins A & G Yellow Cured Per f|f|_ MIDGET Cheese Lb. UUC Vitamins A & G IQc THESE ARE NOT RATIONED! , Rations on Nature's goodness?- No! A&P's "Victory Harvest," the fresh fruit and vegetable department of your A&P Self Service Food Store, abounds with fine fresh selections from farms and orchards. See what you can get fresh, before you spend 'ration points. 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