The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 15, 1943 · Page 12
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The Algona Uppfer Dee Moinsd, Akona, lam April 16.1043 FENTON FORWARDS 4-H CLUB LEADS IN WAR BOND SALES tFenton — The Fenton Forward 4-SJ. Club met Saturday afternoon with Ethel Wclsbrod. The mothers of the 4-H Club girls and Miss Al.-na Schultz, home agent, were special guests. Miss Schultz explained the year's goals, which include poultry, gardening, clothing and grooming, with home beaiitiflcation, conservation, music and health as side linos. She also announced that the Fenton Forwards were the highest In the county in the sale of War Bonds and Stamps, and that this club, since starting in 1925, had always been active. The 4-H girls and Mrs. Will Weisbrod, their leader, sponsored the collection for the Red Cross at the Fenton Theatre and $46.00 was received. The mothers present were Mrs. Henry Schulte, Mrs. A. R. Willrett, Mrs. Theo. Bleckwenn, Mrs. Herman Gade, Mrs. Ed Weisbrod and Mrs. F. F. Mueller. Kathryn Will- rptt and Viola Mueller were also visitors. The club members are Beverly Schulte, Phyllis and Marian Gade, Dolores Mueller, Ethel Weisbrod, Kathryn Bleckwenn, Betty Holl- doff, 'Dorothy Dreyer and Lorraine Willrett. Lunch was served by the hostess and her mother. Weather Settles To Regular Temps According to Harry Nolle, weatherman, we can now expect more regular temps following the blizzard we had Tuesday. However, Harry also said last week that blizzards were a thing of the past, but he missed his guess just a mite as was proved by the snow the first of the week. The record: Hi Low- Thursday, April 8 75 33 Friday, April 9 69 48 Saturday, April 10 61 40 Sunday, April 11 52 37 Monday, April 12 48 .35 Tuesday, April 13 40 i!2 Wednesday, April 14 40 21 A trace of rain fell on Sunday and Monday .36 and .200 inch. Draw for Position A tie vote between Paul Gildow and Austin Newell for the position of school director at Prole was settled when the two drew cuts. Gildow won. •i TriKTSB "I '11 i Chrischilles IT CO) t IT'S A HAPPY EASTER IF YOU WEAR HOSIERY For Phoenix is a happy experience in beautiful hosiery of superb quality. Whether you choose cottons, lislcs or rayons, Phoenix adds new loveliness to all your wardrobe. And colors are so perfect for your costumes. FENTON CHURCH SERVICE FLAG HAS 32 STARS Fenton—Dedication services were held Sunday morning at the Methodist church, during the Sunday School hour for new Sunday School song books and during the church service, a beautiful Service Flag was presented to the church ^y the Woman's Society of Christian Service, and accepted by Rev. F. C. Preul in behalf of the congregation. The 32 stars were placed in the forms of a cross and the stars represent the following members who are serving in the armed forces: Donald Prew, Clifford Haase, Willard Ranney, Marvel Schlei, Carl Volgt, Lyle Newel, Harold Newel, Gordon Wallace, Lloyd Cornelius, Eugene Newel, Marjorie Bailey, John Bailey, Donald Jorgenson, George JSrgenson, Wayne Alderson, Harvey Bellinger, Maynard Burwash, Harlan Holldorf, Edward Lindsey, Harold Weisbrod, Duano Widdel, James Schwartz, Karl Schwartz, Robert Schwartz, Melvin Warner, Harold Saxton, Maurice Weisbrod, Herschel Hartman, Lyle Bassett, Wallace Smith, Ervin Brass and LeRoy Huskamp. SEABEES WANTED IN U.S. NAVY NOW Postmaster Wade Sullivan is in receipt of a letter from Commandei Truman Jones of the Des Moines navy recruiting station urging thai publicity be given the navy's urgent need for voluntary enlistment in the SEABEES. Any man who considers himself qualified for duty with the construction battalions should obtain several letters of recommendations and take them to the nearest recruiting station. The letters should describe in detail the man's ability and experience in some kind of construction work. If the man is over 38 and under 50Mt years of age he will be enlisted and transferred immediately. If he between 18 and 38 he will be given a letter to his local draft board stating that he is acceptable for special service in the navy. He will take this letter to his local board, which will order his voluntary induction into military service. He will be selected for naval service at Camp Dodge and his enlistment in the construction battalions in the rating assigned by the construction officer will be completed at the navy recruiting station in Des Moines. He may then return home for seven days' leave before transfer if he so desires. Many men are needed such as carpenters, electricians, firemen, automotive repairmen, blacksmiths, welders, truck drivers, pipefitters, paintero, etc. etc. Bob Spencer In Army Air Corps Robert Spencer writes to have his paper changed to his new address at Fresno, Calif., where he is in the Army Air Corp taking his basic training. He was just recently inducted. His mother, Mrs. Emily Spencer, is visiting her niece, Mrs. James Weldon, at Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich. Bob's twin, Bill, is living in California, and the younger twins, James and John, are in the Australia and New Guinea area where James is a sergeant and John is a captain. Pint Woman Teacher Of Agriculture Was Visitor hi Algona A United Press story released last week will be of interest to several Algona people who knew Luz Urqn- hart, who visited In the •Dennis Pratt home for several weeks at Christmas time about five years ago. At that time, she was a veterinary student at Ames and she talked before several groups of her work and travels. She was born in South America. She called here again last summer while she was, working on a farm in Minnesota to get practical experience. The story follows: Campbell, N. Y., April 8. — ,A pretty, 25-year-old woman who was job-hunting took one look at a cow and correctly predicted It would have twins within two days. When the obliging bovine fulfilled the prediction next day, she got the job and Campbell school, Campbell, N. Y., now has the first woman agriculture teacher in the state. Blond Luz Urquhart Holvenstot demonstrates the proper way to butcher a cow, how to bleed it, and directs students In assembling knives, hot water, and the various implements used in skinning and dressing the animal. Mrs. Holvenstot has six girls in one of her agriculture classes, the first girls to study agriculture at the Campbell school. She feels that girls who are going to be farn wives can acquire a better under standing of the problems confront ing their husbands if they studied agriculture. During the war, according to Mrs. Holvenstot, there is no rea son why women can not run farms She points out that raising chick ens, marketing of eggs, and care of sick animals are more often than not a part of the farm wife's work in peacetime. A graduate of Iowa State College the girl agriculture teacher holds a degree in animal husbandry am veterinary medicine. EARLY DIAGNOSIS CAMPAIGN BEING CONDUCTED HERE A 3% rise in Iowa's 1942 tuberculosis death rate challenges health agencies to intensify their efforts to keep this disease under control despite the war, the Iowa Tuberculosis Association declared today. Asking public cooperation in this work, the Association calls attention to the nationwide Early Diagnosis Campaign being conducted this month. Nearly two-thirds of Iowa's County Tuberculosis Associations are participating in the campaign. The driye in Kossuth County is being directed by A. E. Lauritzen of Algona, Educational Chairman. With the slogan, "Follow the Example of the Armed Forces—Get 'a Chest X-ray," the drive is being developed through movie showings, radio programs, news and feature stories, talks to schools and club groups, exhibits, and distribution of especially prepared leaflets. Read The Want Ads—It Pays JIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII1IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII1IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIH | Get Ready *or Easter | | AlgOna's Quality Store Is | | All Ready for You | 1 Chrischilles Store 1 55 It's only a few days away—the great "dress-up" time of year and the CHRIS- as 5= CHILLES STORE, despite shortages, scarcities and rationing, is prepared to serve 5= 55 you with an adequate stock of real QUALITY garments. = 55 while assortments are naturally smaller than usual, we have a good assortment 5j| 55 of coats, suits, and dresses for your selection. In fact, folks tell us that we have == 55 a better stock than any store they have looked into. as 55 So come to this store, THIS WEEK, and select your EASTER wardrobe from a =| §5 smart, distinctive and Authentic group of the latest styles. =j 55 Prices are reasonable—our prices are all ceiled and your dollar will go further j5j iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiip Seventeen-Year-Old Boys May Now Win Navy Wings of Gold Announced jointly by Postmaster Wade Sullivan and Principal John McDowell under the new program for officer training in naval aviation, seniors in high school or graduates who are in the upper half of the boys in their class may be enlisted as apprentice seamen V-5. They will be returned home to finish high school work and called to active duty shortly after reaching their 18th birthday. When called to active duty as naval aviation cadets, V-5, the cadet will receive $75 per month, his uniform, lodging and food, medical and dental care and $10,000 life insurance. Upon completion of training at Pensacola or Corpus Christi the cadet will receive his navy wings of gold and a commission as an ensign or second lieutenant. Seventeen-year-old boys who are interested in this branch of service should call on Mr. Sullivan or Mr. McDowell for further information Independence Farm Bureau Met Friday Fenton—The Independence Twp. Farm Bureau met Friday night at the Center school. Motion pictures on 4-H club work at the Palo Alto County Fair and the Kossuth County Fair were shown by Dr. Otto Dorweiler of West Bend; also pictures of his trip through Yellowstone National Park and Canada. Refreshments were served with District No. 5 in charge. Truman B. Simpson Promoted To Corporal According to word received from Barksdale, La., Truman B. Simpson, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Simpson, 403 E. Call street, has been promoted to the rank of corporal in the army air forces. He has been stationed at that field since September, 1942. Before reporting to Barksdale he was stationed at Sheppard Field, Texas, and Scott Field, Illinois. Hospital News General Hospital April 8—George Spiking, Algona, medical. April 9—Mrs. Jerry Bockelman, Titonka, surgical. April 10—Mrs. George Schutjer, Cor with, boy; Mrs. Arnold Melne, Whtttemore, surgical. 'April 12—Mrs. Melvin EUlingson, Ottosen, surgical. Kossuth Hospital Apr! 7—Mrs. Rosala Williams, Algona, medical. April 8—Mrs. Ella Wilson, Algona, medical. April 9—Mrs. 'Leo iLaing, Bancroft, surgical; Mrs. Gerhardt Whitcopf, Algona, boy. i April 10—Mrs. Ronald Jenkins, Algona, boy. April 12—Lewis Johnson, Algona, surgical; Mrs. Hollis Cooper, Ottosen, boy. the On the site of the fltst school building in Bremer county, the present 76-year-old Jackson school building Is still being used /or school purposes. Eighty-six years ago, A log tfiilldiflg was constf acted 1 , rude desks Were built in—one along the north wall and bne along the southMrtiere the pupils faced both walls. At that time, each farmer in the community paid his share of the cost, according fa the number of children sent from his family. The original building b\irned 12 year/) later* and a modern 'building was constructed and is sttn in use. The great-grandparents, grandpai 1 * cnts and patent* of mafltf t>t the* present pupils have attended school) at the Jackson SchOoJ. l", Jr f "> br, »HeV Use the ttppi* »e» koifte* faiftt adi. ; , Mt ^ FOR A WARTIME EASTER Buy Quality Clothes This Easter AND YOU'LL SAVE RESOURCES FOR WAR EFFORT (. . . BUY ONLY the clothes you need—and when you do buy, get quality clothes—the good all wool kind that are made so well and last so long that you buy less often. That saves wool, labor and money for war effort.. These clothes do all three— Hart Schaffncr & Marx Clipper Craft Grenadier THEEE BIG NAMES FOR QUALITY $ 30 $ 35 $ 45 '50 AH Virgin Wobl, Of- Course. Alpagora Crest Knit The two big quality najnes in Topcoats. Coverts.(n deep rich shades of natural and brown. .Cheviots, in sharp. distinctive black and white tones or brown mixtures. You'll -like them at first glance—and you'll have a coat for the duration. SUPERBA'S Sugar and Spice $1.00 BUY War Stamps and Bonds The crowning glory of your Easter wardrobe is your hat, be it dressy, casual or sport model,. Be sure to see these handsome felts just as soon as you're ready "to put the finishing touch on your Easter wardrobe. We have the style to suit your face . . . the color you" like best. The newest, brightest neckwear in America. You get the Easter look by wearing one. We're proud to show them to you. Interwoven SOX Sox for men in the service —army or navy. 45c DOBBS $5.00 LEU CLAIR $3.95 BOYS' HATS - 1W ^B WF ^W^^^ " ^^ T^ ^^^^^ ^^^jj^^^ $6.50 $8.00 $5.00 $1.45 fc H The \rner of North Iowa

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