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Algona Marine fitemoa, JuTiBlaifia tit the South Padlflc, fat iflf68ttd/t6 menacing degrle, with A popmtion of some 11.000 natives, aitv island about id miles in length./and 5 Mites, Itt width, ah area. H»!hef e the huttiidltf id almost painful in its effedt on the Yankee afhied fdfces, where Established 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, APRIL 29,1943 FARMERS NEED 3,850 PART TINE HE Algona Hemp Plant Contract Let By C. C. C. the rainfall in a year reaches between 200 and 300 inches, where water to drink and in .which to cook and bathe is saved from rainfalls, that is the place from which Donald Willasson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Karl Willasson, returned to Algona last week for a 40-day leave. Donald is a membe'r 'of the fighting marines and has been on duty in the South Pa<?lflic area the past fifteen months. He enlisted in the marines April 10,1941, took his basic training at San Diego, Calif. Later he was on maneouvers pn the east coast at Paris Island about six months. Then on Thanksgiving, 1941, he came home on leave and visited-with his parents here. Pearl Harbor Attack About the time his leave was over with the Japs stabbed us in the back at Pearl Harbor. A short time later Donald was a member of the group of United States forces which was shipped to the South Pacific area. During the past fifteen months he has been a part of .United States fbrces on several of the islands in the Samoa area. Most of this time, however, was spent at Pago Pago, a small town on Samoa from which were directed activities by our marines. He tells of the first attack on Pago Pago, that -of a Jap sub-1 marine which directed 22 shells at the town during the night, and that the darkness prevented our boys from locating the intruder, but that the irony of the attack .proved to be that the first shell Utterly demolished a Japanese com- ^pr^rt^-ya^iiMVpy^'ppiiii>Mvns*F»rii ta \ v ^' ,5<;The ,11,000 humans which',constitute 1 the .population of Samoa are mostly Polynesian, with much mixture of Japanese. Because of the heat and the humidity .the clothing question for the natives resolves itself to mostly "shorts" for men and women alike. In recent years English is being taught in the schools where natives take time out to go to schools. Natives are generally friendly enough, Don says, but they are easily'led'and therefore must be watched continuously by ' our forces. By virtue of living off fruits and vegetables which demand no ^extra care, which rather grow wild, .the natives are comparatively lazy, no hard work to maintain the standard of living, and the fair'sex por- tkm does most* of .that, especially since much of the male population is now being used by the Yank forces. ' Internals Somewhat Savage 1 Those of the natives who live farther inland on the islands are inclined- to be more of the savage type, wearing rings in their ears, their noses and carrying home made (Continued on Back Page) 'it' Construction on the local hemp plant is expected to be started early in May by the Rye & Hehkel Construction Company of Mason City The firm has been awarded th cont'ract for four of the eleven plants to be built in Iowa. They are at Brltt, Mason City, Rockford and Algona. Seven other plants are to ,be erected at .Humboldt, Boone Eagle Grove, Traer, Hampton, Iowa Falls and Grundy Center. C.*C. C. Awards Contracts "•'The contract, which include the construction of seven buildings anc the installation of machinery in each plant, were awarded by the Commodity Credit corporation. The corporation estimates the total cosl Of each plant at $351,000, part of the work being let out In other contracts. The plants are to be turned over to the government agencies ready for operation on Oct. 1. The CCC through its subsidiary, War Industries, Inc., win operate the units. Plant East of Town The local hemp p'ant will be lo. cated on the Mrs. Sarah Ryan estate, just east of the Catholic cemetery on highway 18 east of Algona lEach plant -will have seven buildings of masonry construction, a straw storage building, 60 by Of feet; a mill building, 80 by 120 feet; a runway, 10 by 40 feet; a dryer building, 22 by .162 feet; bale storage, 48 by 112 feet and boiler house group, inclufling shop and locker rooms, 30 Tjy 152 feet and an office building, 12 :by '24 feet. 4,000 Acres To Be Planted , Each county granted a plant has signed up a minimum of 4,000 acres of .'hemp. . • The Algona plant will employ 100 persons for 10 months of the year, one-third of the employees being women. Most of. the men would be employed the year around, working in the fields for a two "months period when the plant the is'shut down. Ivan Long Is Elder On Sunday morning, May 2, Mr. Ivan Long will be ordained and installed as Elder in the First Pres- by^erlan church. This service,will be held, in conjunction with- the regular morning worship. The service, is very beautiful and impressive and, includes the additional "Laying on of Hands" in which the office of eldership is passed on from generation to generation, Rev, C. C. Richardson will officiate and the public is invited, Plum Creek Farm Sold . The J. W. Haggard., quarter section farm in Plum Creek Twp., adjoining the Center' school house, was sold to Howard Plait for $75.00 per acre, spot cash, last week. This ,farm is without buildings, and was sold during the big land boom after-the first war for f 165.00 per acre,. Q-, W. Nlcoulin made the, 4e«J, ;Mr,,PJatt bought the farm as an investment, • *• MARKETS No, 8 white corn, new .,,.,..*.,,$}.07H No. 9 yellow corn- new —-.81 Jjo. 2 mixod ^OyBi J16WT << 8Q H>. white pats ....„..,.., No, 3 barley ...., „....„..,-,.- .68 'No. 9 yelkw wyr Sheep J f4mbf v Bxtraj ... *fe4iUj9S ifi&™*^W 'CLASS PLAY SUNDAY NITE St. Cecelia Orchestra Will Win Play Between Acts and Joan Hoffman and Mary Jo Esser To Sing Mrs. O'Brien is confronted with two cases of love in her household when she realizes her daughter, Margaret, plans to marry Daniel CollinSj and«*er son, George, has fallen in 'love with their boarder, Miss Stafford. .These persons are characters in St. Cecelia's senior class play, "The Light Eternal," which wJIl unfold its story of simple small-town folks next Sunday, May 2, at 'SrOO p.m. ' : Mary Lamuth takes the part of Mrs. cyBrien, while her two children Margaret and George, are acted by Phyllis Walker and Leo Platt, respectively. Margaret's sui^ tor, Danny Collins, is Bill Godden, while the music teacher, Marie Stafford, is portrayed by Betty Ann McEnroe. Donald Bormann is cast as the father, Mike O'Brien, and Dean Kohlhaas has' the role of James Nolan. • As true love runs its rock humorous course, a more serious affair develops when the town gossip, Mrs. Conway, Kuth Gisch, threatens to unveil Hiss Stafford's secret past, and then Father Nolan, Russell Mahoney, comes to Mariels aid. Miss Stafford's art class, which appears on the stage, Includes Colleen Parks, Cecelia Miller, Mary Moe, Helen Win,keV Betty Ann Coleman, Betty Jane Arndorfer, Vera McEnroe, Romana .Eisenbarth, Jeanne Weiner, Catherine Buscher, Rose Mary Coleman, and Camilla Frankl. 'Between the acts are "Please Think of Me," as arranged by Holmes, and "Mother Maghree," arranged by W. C. OHare, and presented by St. Cecelia's orchestra, and ."Dear Little Mother With SUver Hair," a vocal selection' by Joan Hoffman and Mary Jp Bsser, Give Year of Birth When A«king For Birth Certificate* Former Algona Girl Iti U. S, Marine Corps ' Barbara Hudson, Fort Dodge, has begun her training in the women's reserve of the United States marine corps. She Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. >E. Hudson, former Al- gonians and she attended high school here. She is an officer candidate and, she has completed her first indoctrination period and is now a cadet. She was formerly assistant director of safety education for the Iowa department of public safety at Des Moines. She attended St. Olaf college and the University of Iowa where she rereived her bachelor of arts degree in 1942. She holds a private pilots' license-as a civilian airplane pilot, which she earned at the Fort Dodge junior college. She-hopes to be assigned to an aviation post at the conclusion of her training. She is about twenty-two years of age. She is the sister of Mrs. Bernard Yeoman, Webster City, also a former Algonian. To join the marines women's reserve one must be a citizen, and between 20 to 50 years for an officer and 20 to 36 for enlisted personnel. Officer candidates must have a college degree or two years college work and two years of business experience. Barbara is taking her officers training :at Mount Holyoke college at South Hadley, Mass. Bond Drive Shoit; One Day In Which to Finish Tomorrow, Friday, all Algona stores are turning in their day's gross receipts to the purchase of war bonds. No doubt this will give an added impetus to the drive toward making the quota of $670,000 for the second war bond drive. Up to Wednesday night the committee reports that sales have been going with much more strength and that the past several days had seen a good increase in the buying. While the goal may not be reached, indications are that the sales will reach well over the $600,000 mark, in fact it may be that the hopes of the second war drive sponsors may be fulfilled, or nearly so. Tomorrow Last Day With Friday the final day for the drive there are many who will buy, or add to earlier purchases. There has been no solicitation, that is, no personal salesmanship has been applied as in former drives. The drive has been made as an appeal to the patriotic privilege of individuals to "kick in" toward financing this war. A local banker said Wednesday night that when this angle was considered the drive had made good headway. The farmers have been busy, the season is one of importance to them, yet the last few days responses from the country have definitely picked up. However, we have not reached the goal and it should .not be conceded that we have, hence bond purchases should be made, many of them, today and tomorrow. "They give their lives, we lend our dollars." ) Ration Ca^ndar THres Class A Ration :> Second inspection deadline,-Sept. 30. (Class B Ration: Second Inspection deadline, June 30. Class C Ration'or bulk coupons: Second inspection deadline, May 31. Commercial vehicles: Every 60 days or every 5,000 miles, whichever occurs sooner. Gasoline A book coupons No. 5 (4 gals, each) expire May 21. Fuel Oil Period 5 coupons (11 gals, each) now valid, expire Sept. 30. Coffee Coupon No. 26 (1 Ib.) expires April 26. Coupon No. 23 (1 Ib.) valid Apr! 26 through May 30. Sugar Coupon No, 12 (5 Ibs.) expires May 31. Point Rationing ID, E, and F blue stamps (processed foods) valid through'April 30. iG, H, and J blue stamps valid April 24 through May 31. A, B, C and D red stamps (meats, edible fats, cheese, canned fish), valid through April 30. E red stamp valid April 25 (expiration date not set. Shoes Coupon No. 17 in War Ration Book One expires June 15. that so many people are going into defense work and Jn WWPb/lt Ji nfoesjarjr \a file blrtfe before ib& applicant can to V** > . copies aj}d Jn many The Salvation Army Is Donated Colt By A. D. Teeter, Algona One day the latter part of February Maurice C. McMahon'held a public sale on his farm east of Whittempre. At that sale D. A, Teeter, Algona, put UP a colt for sale to the highest bidder and the proceeds of which he asked to be donated to the Salvation Army. Tho colt brought |35 and the clerk of the sale, John Uhlenhake, Whittemore, mailed the money to the Salvation Army Headquarters office at Des Mofnes, In a letter, from Brigadier E. D Hicks, division commander, to D. A. Teeters, dated April 19, the headquarters acknowledges receipt of the money and Is high in gratitude for the donation, General Hicks, says tha| the money will be applied ta the, war service work of the Iowa DJMsion. He also states LOCAL VFW HOLDS PARTY FOR VETS OF 1898 BATTLES Entertain Spanish-American Vets iProm North Central Part of Stat< Wednesday Night The local Veterans of Foreig: Wars, Post No. 2541, entertained large group of Spanish-American war veterans at the Legion ha! here Wednesday night. This is an annual affair sponsored by the loca ViFWs and guests were. presen from about twenty counties in thl part of the state. The committe on arrangements was made of K S. Mongomery, chairman, E. G Thiel and Harold E. Stephenson At 6:30 a banquet was served bj the Auxiliary to the V. F.' W. Program (Following a very excellent meal well served, a program was enjoye with Mr. Armstrong, of Britt, toast master. E. J. Van Ness welcome< the visitors and response was mad .by Ernst G. ThieI^X>rvifl, SfeBak ken, merchant marine,, home on leave, very interestingly spoke o his experiences in the merchan marine and convoys to the war fronts. Several of the visitors made short talks. Reese and his violin gave several numbers. L. P. Still man, of Dolliver, father of Algona'! Judge G. W. Stillman, addressed the group. Two reels of moving pictures of action in Tunisia anc Russia, taken within the last three months, were exhibited by H. S Montgomery, which closed the program. The local officers of the V. F. W are Harold Stephenson, commander; I. W. Nelson, Lone Rofck, senior vice commander; H. S. Montgomery, adjutant, and Fred W. Plumb quartermaster. B and C Drivers May Be In Bad Sorority Members Label, Mount SOO Pbotos, Kossuth Service Men NEILS OF FENTON DRAWS TEN DAYS FOR VAGRANCY Sheriff Art Cogley picked up Earl Wm, Neils at Fenton Tuesday and brought him to Algona and when taken before Justice Delia Welter he plead guilty to a charge of vagrancy and was given 10 days in jail. . On Friday of last week state highway agents picked up Frank L. Diers and John J. Vokum, both truck drivers for the Welps interests at Bancroft, charging them with overloading. Brought before Justice Welter they plead guilty to the charge and were fined $10 and costs each. Holders of B and C gasoline ration cards who went pheasant hunting more than 45 miles away from their home territory may be asked a few embarrassing question when they apply for a renewal of their ration •before their local board according to Wen French, chairman of the Kossuth rationing board. Only 90 miles of non-occupational driving is permitted on B and C gas cards, and OPA officials warned pheasant hunters of the consequences before the season opened if they strayed too far from the home base. Reports have been received in Des Moines that some 50 car license numbers were filed with the local boards as, having been seen "out of •bounds." Mr. French told an Upper DCS Moines representative that the state office had checkers out during the recent open season on pheasants and that these men made reports on stickers on -cars which indicated that they were from a locality^more •thip:90 miles-?fromH-Kossuth;?i*rti£ local board did not do any of this checking, according to the chairman. tltf WFjtes $9 glw the ye« records in Ifc^th gp year 1800 afi cpvers - s top, Bjrtb, that donations 1 ave come in from aH parts, o| the state and that over U9QQ have,been, spent in war se/, Vice work for "service men and their !Afi $9 tote 554 p, day services for the j»ew Tues- Chamite Graduate ^ffRftfflW^KW*% ffi Jw* jlwl %W"P*1W For $200 Per Acre of *fr, and M»* Clark was graduated Local Lutherans To Sioux City Synod Meet The annual convention of the Iowa Lutheran Conference of the Augustana Synod is b.eing held in Sioux City beginning Wednesday and lasting through Sunday. Delegates from the local First Lutheran church are George Spongberg, Ole Allison, Rev. E. K, Nelson and Mrs. E. if, Nelson. The latter will repre. sent the Women's Missionary go- clety of the church. Delegates from Bancroft are Victor Hulterstrom and,- Mrs. H, J, presthaws, The annual conference gift is $45,000 this year, Half of this amount is already in cash and the entire amount la pledged. This fund supports tne Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines and the Home for the Aged «n other ?t*te iu&eran, pr, ganisatlpnj. Of „ tlUjj ampwnt- th* local First J&theran Church's sba-re 10 $£}Qpt Qtyuj? $7QQ HtMl ^en, rfl?jffljt at the .last count with the entire mHQUnt bfi|nflr rfljicd ~ Anniversary #•-•**' beinf celebrated with ALGONA LIQUOR STORE AGAIN TOP WAR BOND SALES Beats Larger Cities Like Dubuque, Clinton, and Cedar Rapids In March Sales By Thousands 'Keeping up the fine record in sales of stamps and war bonds the personnel'in Algona's liquor store again led every town in the state with a population of 6,000 .and under during March. There were £12,304.75 worth of stamps and war bonds sold here in the month. Fort Dodge, with more than triple the population, beat Algona with $12,334.85. Dubuque only lead Algona by $100 and our store beat Cedar Rapids and Clinton by more than one thousand dollars in sales. Of the 15 towns in Iowa with a population comparable to ours the nearest to reath Algona was Carroll with $8,561.75. Dows was low with a total sale of $1.60 and San- jorn was second low with $2.80. Algona has held first place the past nine months, with one exception. And the March business in the sales of stamps and war bonds, while not much higher than several previous months, far outdis- ancea any other town in the state with a population of less than 6,000. Indicating that the Algona boys know what it takes to sell defense stamps and war bonds. Above is pictured a small group of the twenty-five members of Beta Sigma Phi sorority who last week revamped .the pictures of Kossuth servicemen. They . are as follows: seated at able, (left to right) Mrs. Jean Ulrich, Mrs. E. H. Hutchins, Mrs. Bob Williams; back row, (left to right) Verabel Ulfers, Mrs. Kenneth Knudsen, Mrs. D P Smith, sponsor, Mrs Harlan Sigsbee, Violet Halbrook and Phyllis Parsons. Pictures of five hundred of Kossuth County's service men have been cleaned, labeled, catalogued, numbered and mounted by the local chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, young women's non-collegiate sorority. The work was done for the Algona Chamber of Commerce rest room in the building which formerly housed the A&P store. The task was accomplished in three nights with the aim of having the windows ready for display .by Easter Sunday. Mrs. Bob Williams was chairman of the project and she appointed heads of the work for three nights. They were Janice Barta, Mrs. Kenneth Knudsen and Mrs. Harlan Sigsbee. The project completed the program year for Beta Sigma Phi with six successful projects being completed. The first was. a social project consisting of a blackout party under the direction of Verabel Ulfers. A charity project was second with the members making Red Cross surgical dressings for three meeting nights. This was in charge of Mrs. Kenneth Knudsen. The civic project was completed at Christmas time with Mrs. Donald Miller in charge. A family with small children was chosen and the group made toys, gifts and purchased groceries for them. The Public Relations project in charge of Phyllis Parsons compiled a directo'^y of local organizations. and their officers and presented five copies to the newspapers, the library and Junior and Senior Chambers of Commerce, The fifth project was a one-act play selected and produced by the members. This was in charge of Mrs. Harlan Sigsbee. The sixth project was the service men's pictures. Mrs, Dailey, Irma Dee Phillips to California; Close Marigold Salon Mrs. lEWythe L, Dailey and Irma Dee Phillips will leave Saturday jnprning for California to make their home, Mrs, Dailey -will go to San Bernadino, where her father and sister IJve, and for the time being expectif to take a rest. She Help the Post Office nd File Your *-»,.y ^fl t^ ^ and Address on Form The local post office wants to correct its directory, meaning that the name and address of every patron should be filed in order that the distribution of mail may be the more easily and correctly dispatched. Then, too, the new ration book, No. 3, is to be distributed by mail instead of the former system of application and delivery. In other words the application for the book will be mailed to every patron, and if your name and address isn't correctly filed your book may be misdirected and lost, hence the necessity of a correct directory. P. O. Sends Slip ^ This week the local office is mailing to every patron a slip upon which is to be entered the name of the head of the family, the street address, and the names of every member of the family, even to infants. In the case of families having post office boxes, their street address should be filled in on the form, as well as the box number, and also the names of each member of the family, even to infants. When.you receive this form please fill it out conscientiously as outlined above and mail to the post office. By the way, include the 'names of members of the family who are serving in the armed forces and their address. Ration Books When the OPA sends out the application for ration book No. 3 it will be handled by the post office without address and the post office personnel is to see that an application is delivered to every patron of the office. Rence the need for a a correct patron directory and for which the forms are being mailed to you this week. RURAL TEACHERS MEETS THRU WEEK Seven Sessions To Be Held Beginning With Today and Closing Friday of Next Week County Supt. A. E. Lauritzen has sent out a call for seven district 3rofessioial teachers' meetings to be held in seven • council districts in the county, the first of which is being held in District No. 7, comprising LuVerne, Prairie and Sherman, at Sherman No. 6, today (Thursday). The purpose of the meeting is to distribute materials and information relative to the every pupil test of basic skills programs started earlier this year. Meetings and Locations District No. 8—Comprising Whittemore, Cresco, Garfield and Riverdale, to be held at Wh'ittemore No, 6, Friday, April 30, at 3:30 p.m. District No. 5—Comprising Plum 3reek, Wesley and Irvington; to le held at Irvington No; 1 (Sexton) Monday, May 3, at 3:30 p.m. •District No. 4—Comprising Ramsey, German, Portland and Buffalo, at German No. 9, Tuesday, May 4, at 3:30 p.m. District No. 3—Comprising Fenton, Burt, -Lotts Creek and Union, to be held at Lotts Creek No, 1, Wednesday, May 5, at 3:80 p.m. District No. 2—Comprising Eagle, Swea, Harrison and Greenwood, to •be held at Swea No. 5, Thursday, May 0, at 3:30 p.m. District No. l--Comprising Hebron, Springfield, Ledyard and Lincoln, to be held at Hebron No. 4, Friday, May 7, at 3:30 p.m. WORKERS WHO ARE AVAILABLE ASKED TO REGISTER NOW Survey Indicates Shortage! Farmers Contacted To alleviate as much as possible the shortage of farm help in KJOB-. suth county the coming sttmnier every man, woman, boy or girl, WBCf< may be able to put in some tima in agricultural work are asked tot register either at the Algona Fartn Bureau office or with the Barry Recreation Parlors, and to dti £h^Jt tx as soon as. possible in order that', the farmer who needs help an&Jmtn worker who will help may —"" *"" ' gether. Shortage Serious Recently a survey covering « .- ;? passed the cosmetology board in California, last winter and is licensed to continue her profession there if she desires, The Marigold Beauty Salon, which Mrs. Paljey baa. operated Jn 'or a **. W ?«"* ta . closed, beginning today. It wan one ttw i earlier bjsauty shops been mijjntftined ft ft hjffb standard, rw-i,^, wfW»;Jw& bfien, DaJJey-s receptionist jfer .agyerajl years, plans tp locate) in the Angela vicinity where she vSft frie$|,-&d employment. to find Friday, the 13th, Holds No Tenors Foi Herman Hanberg Since 1905 help problem was made by Ute local r '4 farm bureau office. Abottft $HV9 , ,,;'> cards were sent out asking 1 Hhgf**i£~ farmer to set out his needs for helpu '*>; whether he wanted a married ntau\ ,'jj a single man, a hired gM «*» * V school boy; when he wanted then* . to start and length of employment* Following the mailing of '"thdsa * / cards a week ago 86 replies him)* .',<; been-received to'date. They teal* 1 /,* cate that 13 farmers need a mar*'*' ried man full time and 37 want single men full time, while 26 farm* ers want 26 men part time and 1Q < want girls for house work park '"•> time. However, County IAgen$ i ' Brown states that even with this) return of cards so far, .there hava been no. filing of applications .for work to meet the job require-* \ ments. . „ i.* Last Year Comparisons , A survey made last winter, re^ •> garding the hirings by farmers ;,Iri 1942 shows that some 3850 jobs were filled on farms during the year as) • follows: In the first quarter 430* second quarter 1,000, third quarter 1,450, fourth quarter 970. It XBRst be remembered, however, that slnea that time and up to the present hundreds of'men have joined'that* A armed forces, hundreds of others/ & have taken on jobs in defense'ac- ' " tivities .and' hundreds are in llnej, for induction into, -"service within, the next few months,. These')? * 'Schools To the schools in the cards have been mailed as a .labor- survey covering the boys .and^girlsi who might be of help during the* summer 'months. The cards aske4 '. the student's name and age, whether "employed for the summer, ihej kind of -employment, whether 'or, not available, for summer ,wqrk^ whether they would take, .a^t arm job, when they could start, prefer* ence of kind of work and how long ;'• they could work. Girl students •wen ~ asked if they would work in a farmi home. Of. these 900 cards about half have been returned to Mr« > Brown's office. Upon being clasal- fled it was found that about 40 percent are how on farms'- or hava • arranged to go on farms, about SB , per cent want bookkeeping or bn«i-«" ness and clerking jobs, with .the,/. balance' not indicating decision"' af' '• to wanting to work'at all.*' Many Student* to Santo* , It must be remembered that thtt school survey cover.ed student* of < the ages of 14 to 17. In many'caae* • the student would be too^ycjunx and as well there'are many ofithej' students who will be 18 daring-thai Vf summer- and hence eligible for iniU-' tary service. It is noticeable, #», t ' that none of the girl students carcfl'''' to work in farm homes, and of the boys- had other to- that of farming. Part Timers to Register There are perhaps more men boys available for: part time on the farm than is realized If can be classified and tben.oontae ed for 'farm work. Then, fern, " are many men who have jobn to» cities and towns who are' thrqugli at 5 o'clock' and who, jn the ---•• While many people are leary about the 13th day of the month and especially if it's a Friday, thai day hojds ho terrors for Herman Hauberg of this city. It was on the 18th day of April, W05, and a Friday, too, that he started work for Chrjschilles & Hwbst, Algona, though friends told him to wait a day because it was Friday, the 13th and no good could come of taking on a new job pn any such day. Herman said Friday the 13th didn't worry him and to prove it he has held that. Job down through, the W J&ttem, haj ^ the IStn tod%y people in the Chris* ttofflse of the former those Of today, with, tfef samp Of (sjwtomsrft whjcb, hag this Algous, an mm «wl to few* small town ta ntaofo to H of the old days when Algona streets were mostly mud and when after $ rain it necessitated four horses to drag the bus from the depot to the hotel up town, A Male Quartet At that time Dr. Cretzmeyer, J. L. Bonar, lawyer, I>«bois, with Steele Cfcthjnf, and himself boarded with AWnt Jennie Bush-' sell, in the house just across the street north of the'Advance Herman admitted that took part time Jobs, ana psi ft*. three and four hours. dn*i«g' «*«.• v nings. Then, too, tljere aw r* farmers who will be able to _ their help during the busiest sonal work. < 1 Please Hegfster However, the 'most >to ;hing about .this shortage labor problem is to do it right now:Th,e .,_ tory program must not be the least and you and bor may 'b« able tp

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