The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 8, 1943 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 8, 1943
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Men Clip Column Kossuth and Algonn Doings of Past Week CbifidenSed For Service Men. Clip and Mail In Tout* Ne*t Letter to the Boys. ' Loyal women of Algona help wit Volunteer work th Rationing Offlcr ».. l>r. Kenenck of Algona electe President of KoBsuth County Med ics. i.. Shopping for rationed food was really in earnest last,week wit the ladles Used up the ikst .ration Ing point stamps for March. . Frank Kohlhaas elected Mayor Algona. ... In a talk before Hi Kiwanis club the Mayor states h la now.walking. . , . Many of ou hoofers are finding many wea Spots in our cement sidewalks. Rev. Richardson of Presbyteria Church heads Scout Cub Pack Ne 29. . . i McDowell heads Kossut Easter Seals Sale, proceeds fo Iowa Society for Crippled Chlldre ... April Bond Sales starts off b the Iowa State Bank and Securlt State Bank ringing up sales, th victory bell ringing on each bon sale.... Vice President Henry Wa lace wins cheers in South Amerlc on his good-will tour in the Sout American countries. . . , Richar Sorensens? Scout Troop No. 72 agai collecting paper, magazines an scrap. . . .Kossuth County has big teacher problem. . . . Harry Godden, monument dealer, electe president of Rotary Club.... Thre Kossuth County Boys on Bulletl Board in African Station, local each other—Webb of Algona, Ewal , Voigt of Algona and Martin Volg of Burt. . .• . Stevens is new Com mander of Veterans 'of Forelg Wars, . . . Ladies of American Le gion Auxiliary to sponsor bloo contributions, plasma saves live . . . Algona High School Senio Class to present Class Flay on Apr 16. . ... Nineteen in first Army ca in 'April from Kossuth County. ACADEMY MARBLE EXPERTS HOLD SPRING TOURNEY Gilbert Buscher Takes Al Honors In Boys' Class Girls' Teams Will Com pete Next Week .The marble experts attending S Cecelia's Academy -are /holding marble. tournament comprised seven boys' teams and six girl teams. ' The 'boys played on Mon day and Tuesday of this week, w*t Maurice Eischen, marble tourna ment champion in the city in 194 as the judge. Members of the boy teams are as follows? The boys' played seven .teams I .the tournament. Members of th Dp.vl 'comprised the Tanks; Jas. B'isch er, Michael Platt, • Maurice Erpe ding and Junior Thllges were th young McArthurs. The Cardina consisted of Gilbert Buscher, Bob Davis, Marvin Erpeldmg, Jeroif Dunn; and the Giants were Chafle Elbert, Thomas Moe, James F/rrk and Lee Wells. James Bieser, John Eller.-Rober Welnert and Guy Reynolds calle themselves the Bombers'; Arthu Winkel, George Weir; Mervy Belsch and MichAel Kenefic fought under the title of the Cubs while the Fighting 69's made u Richard Lane, rfichard Winters Kevin Schmitt find Eugene Henry Gilbert JJtu^her, Champion 'Following the' contests by th •boys 1 tqams the seven winners wer Harold Bode of the Yanks, Mlchae H,ar6ld Bode of the Yanks, Michae Flatt of the McArthurs, Gilber 'Buscher of the Cardinals, Charle Elbert of the Giants, James Betee of the Bombers, Dick Winter o the Fighting 69's and Art Winke of the Cubs. These winners playe off the finals Tuesday afternoon Fourteen marbles were placed in marked ring and each contestan shot out marbles until he missed Gilbert Buscher proved the bes shot and'won the tournament. t Girls Play Next The girls'' tournament will fol low that of the boys'. They have alx teams and the members are: Nancy Hutchinson, Ruth Ann Hentges, Teresa Stebritz, Rache Giscb, Joyce Anne Barton and Shirley Moe as Commandos; Ar lerie Spllles, Betty Harig, Lois Johnson, Virginia Miller, Helen Cink, Phyllis Gink, and Ruth Mey ers comprise the Destroyers. Col leen Erdntan, Bernadette Wagner Patsy Eller and Irene Elscheld Pauline Dubaski, Phyllis Reynolds are fighting Americans; while Ruth Ann Butler, Darlene Erdman Mary iDeloras Stebritz, Geraldinne Weishaar, Elise Eller and Joyce Wells compose the Spars. The Waacs consist of Jean Loss, Ardlth Henry, Jean EJachen, Mary Catherine Closer, Phyllis Wells, Delores Devlin and Joan- Hoffman; and Stella Welskamp, Florence Regina Coleman, Margaret Ann Scholtes, Betty Hentges and Joan Bode are under the title 'of the Waves. Ledyard Towns hip Farm Sells for $120 The Equitable Ljfe Company re* port* the ?ale of the Selberg farm, located fop miles west pf to fltd pxm«e of Bancroft, pw wre. <Rw term js mw »J Fred/SsJberg and , «1U assume posjewjfcn as #4 WTO. Aitwegjf of Minn., fpenftne past week at tne home of bar daughter, Mrs. A- & Jorgensen of Lone Rock. Sfce r#- turned home Sunday with Mr. Alt« tb» wbo torgense!) the a,t Established 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 1943 8 Pages VOL. 72-N0. 23 SENIORS TAKE ARMY AND NAVY TESTS Corp. Carroll Owen Now Stationed India Corporal Carroll Owen is the grandson of Mrs v L. M. Owen here and made his home with her in Algona, He was inducted into the army the first of May in 1942 and since that time he has done an unusual amount of traveling, even for a service man. He is now stationed somewhere in the middle east and he writes Interesting letters about the life and the people there. The latter part of October of 1942 Carroll began an ocean trip which lasted 's$c weeks.. There were several shore leaves during which he wrote his friends here and- kept them in a quandary as to where he was stationed. Since arriving he has written that the ship he traveled in was one of the largest and fastest transport vessels afloat. It was a former luxury liner. During the trip they practiced leaving the ship every day in case they were attacked by an enemy. ' He was stationed in India' for a time. From there he sent his fiance, Irma Dee Phillips, a'beauti- fully carved and jeweled native made bracelet and a lovely jewel box. He 'has 'mentioned sending other gifts from various places Which Miss Phillij received. Kaa not as. yet eajl of ;Indio. He writes d&ys are warm and the nigtijfc cool. ,/hiey, have' had some dust, |.torms. Carroll recently received word that another Algona boy, Melvin|Miner, had landed in the same country and he was looking forward'to seeing him. soon. Besides being good friends in Algona the boys were inducted into, the army together and received their basic training In the same camp. ' Ditsworth Farm Sold For $130 Per Acre The Equitable Life Company announces the sale of the Ditsworth 'farm in /Harrison township to John Jphannesen, Lone Rock for $130 per acre. • The farm is lo cated two mile's south of Swe City, and is now operated by Mtr ton Roalson. Mr. Johannesen. ex pects to assume possession Immedi ately/ CASE IS FIRST JURY TRIAL DinUNGJfflSTERM Plaintiff Sues Milwaukee Eoad For Damages Because of Train and Car Collision Last June The first case in the March term of court, being heard by a jury is that of Richard Sherrer vs. the trustees for the Milwaukee railroad, the jury for which was selected Wednesday forenoon. The trial involves a suit for damages instituted by Sherrer because of a collision with a train and his car in Sexton last July 9th. The car Sherrer was driving was badly wrecked and he was a patient in a hospital for some time. First Jury Case This is the first jury trial in the present term. Selecting the jurors was . completed Wednesday noon and presentation of evidence was begun during the afternon. The members of the jury are Herman Voigt, George Schultz, Alvis Spurgeon, Joe Knecht and August Vaudt, Sr., of Whlttemore; A. B Kresensky, Algona; C. C. Voight Fenton; Agnes Foley, Fenton; Jos Schaller, West Hauge, Elmore; Bend; Frank Helmer Frimml Corwith and Alice Anderegg, West Bend. Soy Bean Seed Now Available to Farmers •Farmers who find it necessary to purchase some of the soybean seed being offered by Commodity Credit Corporation, are asked ',o contact their dealer immediately Robert M. Loss, Chairman of the Kossuth County U.SJXA. states. Nearly all of the soybeans raise( in Iowa last year were materially affected by the early freeze whlcl occurred last fall, and in order to have enough soybean seed to plan this year's acreage in Iowa, Com modity Credit Corporation is mak ing cleaned, sacked, tested soybean seed "fOJ tagged, am available to farmeraTor. ?2,SO rt p&r bushe%Thi soybean' seed' will be handled b; most of the seed dealers in th county. 'Since the production of soybeans is so vitally related to th^e war effort, farmers are urged to take this matter seriously, and contact their dealer immediately, and defiinite order with him. place Algona Girls Who Are Interested In WAVE; Interview Miss Sande Miss Rella Sanden, yeomar third class in the WAVES, will-vis It the U. S. navy recruiting station at Spencer the first three days o next week to talk to girls who ari interested in the navy's' women'i reserve and in the coast guard'; women's branch, the SPARS. Miss Sanden will arrive in Spen cer at 4 p. m. Monday, April 12 and will be available for inter views until noon Wednesday, Aprl ;he 14th. Young women of 'Algona :rom 20 to 35, inclusive, are eligible to enlist in the WAVES and the SPARS and Sanden. should contact Ration Calendar Tires Class A: Second inspection dead hie September 30. Class B; Second inspection required before June SO. Class O: Second inspection re quired before May 81, Commercial vehicles; Every days or every 5,000 miles, whlch- ver occurs sooner. "A" book coupons No. 5 valid March n through. May 21, re April cou; (U gajf, each) t. 80. <3pUMn No, AprU ?S. - U Jb,) expires ' 1? (5 Ibj.) empires on Point sf 'B^iwyi 4rff 9^p (« points pj meats, ERSTWHILE NAZI PRISONER WITH BAPTISTS SUNDAY The Baptist Church In Algona has secured a special speaker whose message should be of interest to members and non-members alike for their worship services next Sunday, April 11. He is the Rev. Leonard Buyse who is a missionary for the African Inland Mission. He is a survivor of the Zam Zam sinking before the United States entered the war. He was a captive for 34 ays on a prison ship and was in the hands of the Nazis for "40 days. Rev. Buyse will be the speaker at both the morning and evening services. His message in'the morning will be on the theme, 'The Kind of Church God Wants Our Church To Be" and the evening theme, "A Miraculous Delivery." The Sunday School will be held at 10 in the morning; Morning Worship at 11; B. Y. P. U. at 7 in the evening and the Evening Worship at 8 o'clock. A cordial invitation is extended to all by the church, whose slogan is "A .Friendly Church in A Friendly CSty," County Scouters To Attend District Meet A regional scout meeting will be rield Monday, April 12, in the Fort Des Moines Hotel in Des (Moines This meeting is one of three in Region g. Others are being held at Denver and Kansas. The meeting is for the Boy Scout eaders. ' Antone Johnson is in charge of the attendance from the Prairie Gold district from which :hirty men are expected to attend C.'S. Whitehouse, Lone Rock, and John NeUjon. LuVerne, are district delegatesrat-large. and Elson Fischer, Field Scout Executive, will at:end, Joe 'Lowe, Council Finance 3hajjrman t wiJJ attend as will others Kossuth Chapter Red Cross In Fine Activity The financial Kossuth county report chapter of of the the Red Cross for the period between January 1, to April 1, 1942, exclusive of the present war fund drive now being conducted, has been filed by County Treasurer Mrs. L. E. Llnnan. This report does not include the present Red Cross drive, it must be emphasized again because these funds have not all been collected. Receipts alance Jan. 1, 1943 * $643.57 Collected from Jan 1 to Mar. .1st 64.82 Balance Jan. 1, 1943 $643.67 Disbursements Postage - $ 10.50 Administrative (stationery printing, etc 53.83 Red Cross service Insignia (to be repaid into treas. 7.35 Phone and telegraph 23.00 Production supplies (for sewing, knitting, surgical dressing supplies, not furnished and shipping of finished garments and dressings) 79.56 Insurance and bonds 17.55 Home service (service and loans for service men) 55.19 Roll call expense ..._ 4,08 Total $250.<)0 Balance on hand $448.40 This is a comprehensive report for activities which have called the women of this community into services of the Red Cross and whose labor is so necessary to the complete fulfillment of the manifold duties of the Red Cross. Many Garments Turned In Breaking down the work of the Cossilth County Red Cross into the various chapters, is in charge of Mrs. H. M. Smith, Algona, and she has made the following report .for each town in the county and the number of garments turned in. This covers the period from January 1 to the present time or March 31st, as follows: Garments Knitted Sewed LuVerne , 64 86 Fenton 1 90 Lone Rock 2 none Lakota 21 7: Wesley 13 65 Ledyard none 57 Bancroft 46 Burt 4 53 Titonka 8 169 Swea City 24 77 Algona , 177 560 Whittemore , none none Surgical Dressings In the surgical dressings department the following towns have re ported, as follbws:i Wesley, "29,000 dressings, 1.687 hours,, 55 Workers- in active duty Liu Verne, ,a4,0*)K> 'dressings, !1,260 hours,' ^•'workers in active duty ;AJg;ona, ... 60,500' ' dressings, 2,897 hours;'' 140f,Workers in active duty . This is a fine showing for the county Red, Cross whose workers have been giving much of their time and effort towards making Kossuth county one of the out- standln in the state. JAYCEES CARRY OFF BOWLING TROPHY, 47 LEAD Mullins Hybrids Second, With Old Style Lager &£$&,,. EuUer^Brush T,i<ad iFor Third Place • Following the final games played off last week the Jaycees held top place in the Kossuth Bowling League with a final percentage of 702. Mullins Hybrids maintained second place with 655 while Old Style Lager and Fuller Brush tied for third position. Holsum Bread and the K. of C. boys are tied for fourth place and Burt and the Pioneer Seed tied for tenth. This week a tournament is being played by members of the league teams/ The final standings for the season are:' ' W Jaycees 59 Mullins Hybrid 55 "Hank" FurstTops Bowlers at Spencer '<Hank" Furst and Bill Geertag were entered in the invitation bowling tournament at Spencer on Sunday, March 28, and the scores just released show "Hank" 'as higl man in the singles with a total o; 681. pins. , There were 35^ entries in this event, bowlers .from north west -Iowa. Hank bowled 235, 233 *fcnd r 181, -witb_'A. handicap which gave him the high" score o 618 and first prize money. Bil Geering also entered in the singles and tipped 597 pins. Later, in .the doubles, Hank and Bill placed fifth with a total of 1224 pins, cominf within' a strike of placing seconc in this event. It was a very creditable showing, made by the two Algona bowlers against some ol the best bowlers in northwest Iowa Old Sayle Lager 52 Fuller Brush 52 Holsum Bread 51 K. of C. ....Si Honeymead Grandads....50 John Deere 48 Silver Gray Cafe .47 Burt 43 iPIoneer * 43 Wesley Auto 40 Barry's Midgets 32 L 25 29 32 32 33 33 34 36 37 41 41' 44 52 Pet 702 655 619 619 607 607 595 571 560 512 512 476 381 from, Algpjw plefed their have not com-r 7 ormer In Creaco Tonw«hip Will Have Four Army Som r, and MM, Jte n Harta^ wlw reside ft| «riH ttved i« Crfiscc, <fyp., word from their SOJK'flpbert, tail he {« now located " orce« in OMte»4 Aaofi&e f Teddy J* la Jferth Africa. ,. -—--"• if at home iWfttjn* LUTHERAN PASTOR ACCEPTS CALL TO NEW PASTORATE •Rev, P. J. Braiier, pastor of Trinity Lutheran church for over 12 years, has accepted a call from the 51on Lutheran church, near Storm Lake. The congregation of the local church accepted his resignation at a meeting held Wednesday evening, and he will preach his farewell aer- non on Sunday, April 18. He and »Irs. Braner will leave the follow* ng week. Installed In 1931 Rev, Braner was Installed in Alfona the first Sunday in March, .931, He has been an ardent worker luring the twelve years Since. His first project after.coming here was to instal} new\ colored glass wfn- dows to replace the plain ones the church hfid previously, A new modern basement was built for the church social affairs. A bell was installed and also a new electric Hammond organ. Numerous oth^r improvement were made at the church and parsonage. . Membership Doubles During his ministry the member* ship of the church was doubled. A S«JRdRy SpljooJ, BiUf class, and young people's society were organized under hie direction and he in- ftfjryices. _•.-. FOURTEEN OUT FOR BASEBALL ON ACADEMY NINE Settling down to real practice this week fourteen candidates are out for a place on the Academy nine this spring. Many of last year's team will try for a place on the team. Last year six games were played during the season In which the locals won three and lost three, with a percentage of 500. Out so far are the following: Maurice Eischen, p; R. Winkel, c; Jim DeZellar, Ib; Herb Winkel, 2b; G. Winkle, ss; Bill Lane, 3b; John Kajewskl, If; Don Valentine, cf; Bob Winter, rf; and R. Schultz, Dick Kinsey, Howard Weydert, Dean Kohlhaas and Chris Weis- kamp. «"-•_ i,-9*"**7 i ;•«_'"* .... addition, tflttftt. Of tJ|a pastorate, Re* ipd of servicj? . iBraner sistftnt t.Q her hujl «nd effort he? the pomrauBity, Mr. that botfc he and Mrs.- ly entire per. i anableaj, o/ Jim Murtagh Visits Here This Week First Lieut. Jim Murtagh arrived in Algona Tuesday night from Camp Callan, Calif., for a ten days' furlough to visit his parents, Mr. and (Mrs. C. B. Murtagh. He has been stationed at Camp Callan since last October taking training in antiaircraft gunnery. He has been assigned to four week's further course at Camp Davis, North Carolina, and following this post-graduate work he will be given a permanent location • in one of the seven antiaircraft training centers In this country. KOSSUTH BANKERS TO DIRECT SECOND WAR BOND DRIVE Quota For County Has Been Fixed at $670,000 With Hopes of Completing In April The state war bond committee has fixed Kossuth's quota at $670,000 and has directed the bankers of the county to direct the drive to successful completion in the month of April. At a meeting held in this city Monday night bankers of the county completed plans for conducting the drive. The county committee is made up of Gene Schemel, chairman, R. H. Miller, Duane Dewel and Clarence Phillips, assisting for Algona. A County Proposition .This victory fund war bond drive is primarily a county-wide project in which every citizen, farmer, business man, professional 'man, laborer, arl\\ be contacted and asked to help T'aise ' the quota. It is the Intention of the committees over the county to make the proposition an individual one with every individual citizen in the county. While the bond quota for the county in 1943 has 'been set at $2,464,400 this second war loan drive of $670,OOC will be credited to the original county quota. Much Publicity While this is a county-wide drive the business and professional men of Algona are going to 'aid, in the publicity angle of the drive by sponsoring page publicity in the two Algona papers with .county-wide circulation. Through this ' medium appeals will be made to Kossuth citizens to co-operate and to purchase stamps and bonds so that the quota may be fulfilled. It is up to every Kossuth citizen to make every effort toward completion of a successful victory bond drive. Helen Murray Joins WAACS (Cut courtesy Waterloo Courier) Helen Murray, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Murray, Algona, has enlisted in the women s army auxiliary corps, and is now at home awaiting call. Helen has been employed in the canning department of the Rath Packing Co. at Waterloo for nearly a year, Previous to that she was employ- Helen Murray. e( j at tne J. Richardson hardware store here Helen was honored last week al a farewell party in Waterloo, at which time she was presented with a gift by her co-workers. DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED , COST ENDERT $200 Monday night Patrolman Hutchison and Sheriff Cogley arrested Henry John Endert, of Fort Dodge on (Highway 169 for driving while intoxicated. He was cited to appear in Justice Delia Welter's court and upon evidence presented was bound over to the grand jury. On Tuesday Endert asked to be given a hearing before Judge Stillman and he pleaded guilty to the charge and was fined $300, with $100 of this suspended upon future good behavior. Justice Court Busy Ed Germann, farmer, was brought before Justice Welter's court Wednesday, charged with driving motor vehicle without a license. He was given a ten days in jail sentence, suspended, however, if he procures a license for his car. On Saturday Constable Ernest G. Thiel picked up Wm. R, Fisher o:" Webster City, for speeding in Algona streets. Justice Delia Welter fined Fisher $3.00 and costs. M. E. Wallace, of north of town, was brought to justice court Sat- day, charged with driving without a license. He was given thirty days but the sentence was suspended providing he secures the proper registration permit. On Saturday Walter Hoops was picked up by Constable Thiel for speeding in Algona and in this case Justice Welter assessed a'fine of ilO and costs. .'»! and Court Orders Bowman To Support Children Mrs. C. W, Bowman was given a decree of separate maintenance in district court this week, and on stipulation • between the i Bowman is to pay $80 per toward the support of tne Bowman children^ Mrs, Bowman was not asking for $ divorce, nor was she*f ranted one. She merely asked tor gwpport' fFQjn bey fc band, who, has tasp, tl»P»°y<$ a defense plant ajid was,'failing to sesd money home to ner and the children. Miss rdaje No. 9, brought Jier five pupils to the Ateona Uppef Des Mfiln«s office tall Thursday afternoon f<jr a tour o| Inspection while tbj papa; was bftp* printed ._.. gp|er fe from, Jfitoa Sto, and thisiis her to 'Jim & ??%.»• Re? Oay By Day Weather Becomes More Normal Weatherman Harry Nolte assures us that there will be no more blizzards this month, that the weather is now settling down to pring proportions. The past several days have seen farmers really getting down to seeding, In fact one man told us that he had seeded 20 acres to oats this week, that he was done with that job. The record for the past week. ACADEMY SOPHS COP QUINT TROPHY IN INTRAMURAL Seventh Takes Honors In Grades; Seniors Held High Trophy Year Ago; R. Winkel High Point Grade and high school teams competed for the traveling trophies in the intramural basketball tournament at the Academy the pasl week with the seventh graders taking the trophy, while in the high school the sophomores carried ofl the prize when they beat the seniors Monday night. DeZellar Referees Opening the tournament with bang, the fourth and fifth grade boys supplied thrilling entertainment. Jimmy DeZellar, referee was kept busy calling the many fouls on the boys. All of the contestants proved to be future cag- ers by their eagerness to win the game. fourth Tony grade Winters quintet led the chalking :.;,, ^ ade boys we're leading Thursay, April 1 50 Friday. April 2 43 Saturday, April 3 ....56 Sunday, April 4 57 Monday, April 5 63 Tuesday, April 6 58 Wednesday, April 7 68 •No rainfall all week. 38 26 30 39 30 39 31 Mildred Elmore Is Youth Fellowship President, Good Hope Miss IfgdreJ $lmore was elected president of the recently organised Youth WeltowiWp gjpup of Ooftd Hope church $t its regular meet, injf held Sunday even}Rg tathj pa^ nonage, other officers chosen support Miss Slmpre are. d off, vice prudent; Lstty secretary, ao4 James treasurer. The four epmmlssionft ^ are Lpls Gardner, Helena, Weisbrod, Shirley Harvey and, AJden Reid. TJie bitter four wW aetee* Bjeir i • tjjg ne^' " The meeting eluded the i gr out the game and ended it with a 12-2 victory. 'In 'the second round of the grade contest the seventh grade out- tallied the sixth in an .outstanding display of sportsmanship. The' fouls were evenly divided as were the free throws with each team gaining seven personal fouls and sinking four gratuitous shots. The game ended with the sixth trailing at the short end of a 12-6 score. Seventh Takes Trophy The seventh grade loomed victorious to cop the grade traveling trophy when they squelched the fifth grade in the pay-off. The seventh graders, Parks, Moe, Erpelding, Weir and Henry, had the advantage in height and experience but the fifth grade gave them a game battle. At the half the fifth grade trailed by two point! but the seventh graders returnee With renewed vigor and 9 points closing the game with a 12-10 lead Holding honors for high point position was seventh grader Thomas (hoozier hot-shot) Moe with 11 points to his credit while Norm Lane looped seven points for The losers. Captain Parks and co-Captain Georgie (Red) Weir received the cup presented to them by Father Sweeney and hope to win it again next year. Sophomorles Take Trophy In the hish school contest the Sophomores proved the best at basketball when they carried off the honors. Tuesday night a week ago, with Jim Mahoney officiating as referee the Seniors and Freshmen nixed and the 'former beat Frosh by a 17-8 score. That same evening the Sophomores trounced ;he Juniors by a score of 18-12. On Monday night of this week the Inals were played and the Seniors lowed in defeat to the Sophs by Jie decisive score of 30*10. R. Wintel was high point man with 20 'or the Sophs, while G. WinkeJ garnered 6 for the Seniors. Mike Stoef- 'el was the referee. In the consolation the Juniors beat the Fresn- men 3J-11. In this game Dezellar made )8 points for the Juniors and Winter got 6 for the Frosh. {Presentation of the trophy will be made to the Sophs in the near future. FIVE OF'43 CLASS ' ALREADY SERVING IN ARMED FORGES ' Practically All of the 33 Boys In Class of '43 Will Be In Service In" A Few-Months Last Friday, 23 of the 83 bo* members of the Class, of '43, Algonat high school, appeared to take tha qualifying test for the awhy and navy college program. The testa were given by Supt. Otto B. Lalng and Principal John McDowell andl the papers mailed immediately tot army and navy headquarters fo< checking. The tests included sucH subjects as vocabulary, mathe* mattes, science, physics,"and reading. In making application tft thd tests the boys selected the bittinch; army or navy, under whictt thej| desired to serve. , College Program X Upon passing the written testtt the applicants are sworn In and be* come a part of our armed force* In the case of the army the applicant is given three months basitf training, after which he begin* study in the college program. If he joins the navy he is started in at once upon the college program* Requirements for participation la the army or navy training are that the applicant Is physically fit and] reaches the age of 17 before July X Purpose of Test > Purpose of the test is to'dlscove* potential officer candidate special* 1st material for the army anfl navy* Candidates who pass the teats will, be enrolled m one of many-participating colleges and universities for a period of not less than 32 weeks or more than four years of-studjV depending on the branch of service they are found best fitted for. While attending^ school, these students Will be equipped -with uniforms, receive''service men's pay and accommodations. When their training is completed, they will be assigned to. duty. ' Five of Class Serves Of the 33 : boy -member,? of tha, class of 643, five have, already joined hands with, Uncle; Sam, to' fcelp win this fight for frcedom.f fled for diplomas in, the- January ,, exams, and Eugene Larson and. 4" Chas. Tibbets, who will be given ,1 their graduation credits because of only, the short time until gradu* atlon. • ' *>•. ', , i | Twenty-Three Take Tests' '' The members of the Class of '43 who qualified to take the tests, as to physical conditions and age, are Merle Bilyew, Wayne Blaefc,il»oug- ' las Brown, Glen Coburn, 1 /.Ralpta Hagg,. Jahue Hardgrove, BD1 Hoi— dren, Junior iMawdsley, Donald Lar— sen, Richard Pedersen, Daryl Sand*- barg, Spencer Shore, Dean Sjogren,.. , Don Sjogren,; Richard Skllling,, Richard Woodward, Mertttlv Zwle— fel, Gene Combs, Owen - NicboUb Calvin Wadley," Dick Palmer 1 , John Lee Stevens and Cecil Wilt Tbo latter five. are member^ of thf Class of '42. i -. • ~ v 1 Draft Will Take Them 1 Practically all of the boy mem* bers of the class of '43 will have? reached the age requirements for selective service before September 1st, according to Supt. Laing. In tna junior or lower classes there are now ten boys who will reach 18 be- for September 1st. In addition to those ten there are eleven who will reach 18 during the year and as a result the drift will rather thin the ranks of boy members in the graduation' classes of this and next year. Teachers Attend 1 i Physical Education ] ',? Meet At Forest City ' | A physical education meeting was , > d held in the Forest City nigh achooK* * niilding Saturday, April 3. Instruc- ;ional meetings were requested by "; ;he U. S. office of education and I he army and navy wltft » view to ^ nstituting programs of pftyaieal '.-. education throughout the - state. >| Later meetings of county'wide In^ ' ^« structional character wlU be neldl for teachers who bwidlt hoyit' and girls' physical education. ""•— rom Kossuth attending tit? l>terV est City meeting were Hfr q, Nelson, athletic director, Algona; B, A. Wicket, athletic director, ewrfj AJJ» one Johnson, athletic dire«ta» ajadl uperintendent, whittemorfi; " " ^tterson, Swea City, and. ' Superintendent A, £1 Laurf Swea City Farmer lost i Steers; Charged Tank One day tot wee* •ometMng went haywire with tfee. motor . pump bouse on the Art Peterson farm, three m&m northwest of Swea aty. m- Pftenwa fcnm<J 5 f«se blown out an4 to installed. 9 „ oaf wWcfe. feowtyer, did sot Beem to reiuedv the troiihte. Afaoi * WWTT^BH wy * v^f wejpf i»5W B*yw^nflp(9f» ipjcjf^r) &a| ttoe e m pomd. »i*tr. " tfit tjM tmiK to qfiflk ?W

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