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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, May 13, 1943
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Algotia, Upper Des Moines, Algona, Idwa, May 13,1943 * DUWAYNE KLEIN, ALGONA SOLDIER, TOP 'A Kossuth soldier holds the'._ ; pound Jostling championship in . Fort Warf&i, Wyoming, according to a news storey in the Wyoming •State Tribune. Following is the i story: "Pvt. Duwayne Klein not only holds the 135-pound wrestling 'championship of Ft. Warren, but he now wears a regimental boxing •crown in the same weight for his victory in the just completed 16th -ring eliminations. His Company M „ garnered six of the nine titles thrown on the block in the ICth'a first leather tossing show which officially,opened their new gymnasium." Wrestled In High Private Klein was active in athletics while attending school in Burt and when he attended AI- j<* .gona high he was a membfer of the wrestling team and made a r fine, record in the, 1941-42' mat Tjattles. He graduated with the class of 1942. He was inducted in** J? Lthe armed services right after Christmas, 1942, and is at present ,. serving as typist with the head- v ' -quarters company there. His wife, * thd formef Kathryn Hagg. daugh- Wfe.of Mr. aftd Mrs. Roy Hagg, Al- gonalv joined hirrt at Fort warren last March 1st. . • ,. Fire Destroy* Crib On Mild Burwa«h Farm Serieca — The Milo Burwash farm buildings were all, threatened with fire Sunday afternoon when a cob pile which was burning spread to another pile Of husks and cobs which set the corn crib, containing 600 bushels of corn, on fire. The crib was destroyed, also a machine shed nearby in Which was housed a pick-up truck; a power mower and a quantity of soybean seed. With the help of the Fenton fire department and other volunteers the 1 fire was kept from spreading to other buildings. Earl Zwiefel, Titonka, Buys Carlson Farm The 105-acre Carlson farm, located, 4 miles west and one-half mile ;ttprth of Titonka, has been purchased from the Equitable company'by Earl Zwiefel of Ti- ;0nka. The farm is now operated jy Vern Shipler. Hichard Parsons has started working at the Lewis Schipp- f \ \& I If C &LTO. 4»: of MX? and little of Spring: is officially over at your" S&L store. Summer is starting. But .what a Spring season it was! Our largest ever! Naturally, there's a -little of this, a little of that uv Spring fashions left in our ladies' apparel departments. Because sizes and color selections are not complete, we've reduced •them below our regular low ceiling .prices. But they're all regular S&L high quality ... all arc best sellers. You've many, many weeks ahead to enjoy them. First choice is best; choice; .so BE EARLY!-*- --; ™>i*<~ — •-=• : • Ladies' Spring- CjCXATS _J» •«'?-: >--JE ie '.- Sports, casuals and dressy types. Save up'to one- third! .;;...;......:....... :..;„.:.. ices' reduced >< adies' suit we ha 1 stock. Hurry! . f-S heat-- Spring LTS A very few BLOUSES Ladles' Spring PURSES Girls' Spring COATS Smart fashions to wear now and into the summer, Save at this price! Here's your chance to have a different 'hat for all your outfits! Tailoreds and dainty feminine . styles for your suits Complete your outfit with one of the many harmonizing shades t . ifi . f Such cute little casuals!*' Such fine fabrics! A real buy at 1 00 87« 5°° Dennis Pratt Is conHncd to hi home with a case of the flu. Margaret Ringsdorf, daughter of Mri and Mrs. F. A. Ringsdorf ol Hurt, is the new office girl at the Elk Cleaners. Bob Muckey has been transferred from Coe College at Cedar Rapids to San Antonio, Texas. Bob is taking training in the army air force. Miss Mary C. Kain arrived Saturday from Los Angeles, Calif., to spend the summer in Algona. She has been in California several months. Mr. and Mrs. Loren Minkler of Waverly spent the week-end in Algona with the former's mother, Mrs. Ida Minkler, and his sister, Mrs. E. H, Hutchins. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Laidlcy and family of Laurens spent Sunday in Algorta visiting the former's mother, Mrs. Agnes Laidley, and his sister, Mrs. Marguerite Vinson. At the Beta Sigma Phi meeting Tuesday evening, Dorothy Lane and Janice Barta were honorees at a handkerchief shower. Both are teachers and do not plan to return to Algona next'fall. Clarence Helland of Bryclyn, Minn., spent from Sunday until Wednesday in Algona at the home of his sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Hovey. Mr. Helland plans to enter the armed services next week. Robert Willasson arrived home from Oakland, Calif., Thursday evening to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Karl Willasson, and his brother, Corp. Donald Willasson, who is home on furlough from the southwest Pacific. Dwight Webster is home on his induction furlough. He passed his examinations to enter the navy. Mrs. Webster and their two daughters will remain in Algona for the present. Mr. Webster was a painter with the Reliable Decorators. Mrs. A. L. Peterson and her mother, Mrs. Helen Norton, expected to leave Hollywood, Calif., Tuesday and will arrive the last of this week in Algona to spend the summer. They have rented the Gail Towne home on Elm street. .Mrs. Lloyd Farnham left Saturday for her new home in Long Beach, Calif., after visiting since Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Ed Eggert. Mrs. Farnham had visited her son, Harold Farnham, in Sioux City prior to coming to Algona. Mrs. Larry CoppotclH is here visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tony .Schmidt. Mrs. Cbppotelli is the former Mary Quirine Schmidt and her husband is in the army air force stationed at Garden City, Kansas. She plans Jo jjoin him later. •-.. :. . - . Lewis Reding is a new clerk at the Algona Implement Co. He was employed at the McCormick Deering, store a few years.ago. The Algona Implement Co. was known as the McCormick-Deering store until .recently, when it.was sold'to clerking part time at the C. Johnson store. John Simon, who bought the Mrs. Francis Seipman home, has erected a garage on the east side. Mrs. Dick Norton will entertain the members of her bridge club at her home on Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. II. L. Woodward plan to spend Friday in Sioux City on a business mission and visiting friends. Mr. and Mrs. BUI Curtis and- family will move June 1 to the Donovan house now occupied by the Carl Haugens. Guests for Mother's Day at the Clair Winkie home were Mr. Winkie's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Winkie, ahd Miss Gusta Winkie of Algona. Mrs. Don Alt entertained the members of the Hobby Club at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Greenberg, on Wednesday afternoon. W. A. Ladendorf received word Tuesday that his sister,. Mrs. Geo. Hahn, known here as Betty Ladendorf, had suffered a light stroke. Mrs. Hahn lives in Minnesota. Ralph Elbert, Harry Hargreaves and his daughter, Irma Dee, spent the week-end with their families in Algona. All three are employed at the Martin Bomber factory in Omaha. Carl Haugen has gone to Jackson, Minn., where he has been transferred by the Botsford Lumber Co. Mrs. Haugen and small son plan to join him there about June 1. A Sunday School worker's conference of the Methodist church was held Tuesday evening at the W. A. Foster home. Dr. S. W. Meyer is Sunday School superintendent. Shirley Voyles, daughter of Mrs. Hen Crilly, left Saturday night 'or Chicago where she will be employed in the offices of a ware- louse. She is a last year's graduate of the local school. Kenneth' Pedersen came Monday to visit his mother, Mrs. Marie Pedersen. Kenneth is a yeoman irst class, stationed at Norfolk, Va., where he is on short duty. His brother, Arne, is expected lome May 20 from Phoenix, Ariz., where he is about to complete nis army flying course and get his wings. ... Word has been received here hat Capt. John Spencer and Sgt. Fames Spencer, twin brothers, have been able to arrange a visit vith each Other. Details are not cnown of the time and place but John has been stationed in Australia and Jim in New Guinea and hey have been trying to arrange some time together ever since they have been there. Edna Scharlach has been spending the past two weeks; in Algona with her parents, Mr. and Mrs J. C. Scharlach. She is ^employee in the veterans', department a Washington, D. C. Another daugh- Mrs. Mary Runchey had the Misfortune of falling at her home on Wooster street and breaking her right hip. The accident occurred Tuesday morning. Mrs. Runchey is 84 years of age and has been living alone. Dr. and Mrs. A. J. Eason and daughters, Marjorie and Mary Susan, spent Sunday at Alton with Dr. Eason's mother, Mrs. Sue Eason, and at Orange City with Mrs. Eason's parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. Anderinga. Richard Woodward, Calvin Wadleigh and Douglas Brown have passed tests to enter the V-12 plan of the navy and are awaiting their final call. If the boys are accepted the plan will enable them to attend a college. Mr. and Mrs. Raymon Henry and little daughter are leaving Tuesday for a vacation trip to LaPlata, Mo., where they will visit friends and to Burlington where they will visit relatives. Mr. Henry is employed by the John Deere Co. Mr. and Mrs. Chris Hansei. of Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Leland Thaves and daughter, Linda Lee, of Spencer and Mrs. Mary Thaves of Lakota attended a Mother's Day dinner given for Mrs. Thaves by Mr. and Mrs. Henry Guderian Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Lon Wright spent Sunday and Monday in Des Moines visiting the former's mother, Mrs. Ida Wright, and sister. Miss Hazel Wright, R.N. The elder Mrs. Wright makes her home with her daughter. Both have visited in Algona frequently. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rollit of Cleveland, Ohio, spent the weekend in Algona with Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Becker. Mrs. Rollit is a niece of Mrs. Becker's and she went to Minneapolis from here to visit her parents. Mr .Rollit returned to Cleveland. Mrs. Orin Spalding and son, Jim expect to leave Monday for Highland Park, Illinois, where they will spend a week with Mr. Spalding's parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Spalding. The little daughter, Judy, will remain in Algona with her father while her mother is away. Corp. Donald Wlllason is spending a few days in Cedar Rapids and Des Moines visiting old Algona friends. In Cedar Rapids ha is visiting Bob Muckey, of the army air force, before he is transferred to Texas and at Des Moines, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Douglas and Glen Johnson. Sgt. Thomas W. Sampson left last night for Camp Chaffee, Ark., after spending a week at home with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Sampson of Plum Creek township. Tommy is with the 14th armored division and does clerical work. He has been in the army nearly two years, Rev. and Mrs. J. E. Feller of Spirit Lake are spending Wednesday and Thursday in Algona as A TTSII _ j TIT : — n , •"•"• ™. vr«aiujJBu»i, JLI. o. Anoiner aaugn- -A. Hall and Wm. Kunchey, Sr. her, Geneva, spent the Mothtr's Mrs. Glen Bales is here for a Day week-end in Algona with her visit with her 'mother, Mrs • • — - But our selections of WAR STAMPS are NOT limited! We've LOTS and LOTS of them. Buy all you can afford every time you visit your S&L store. Thompson. She and Mr. Bales came down for the week-end, the latter returning Sunday evening to St. Paul, where he is employed Mrs. Bales was employed at the Elk Cleaners before going to St Paul. . Mrs. Don Alt has received word that her husband is beginning his officers training in the army at Camp Davis, S. .C. He has been in the army about a year and Mrs. Alt and the little daughter, Marilyn, are making their home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Greenberg. 'our "/ have only one" 1 skin to give to my country" -, ; . MAKE TJHI MOST Of IT BY WEARING ... Sport *• '" '>• r.nodve Construction A KAMI THAT 1 * FAMOUS FOR QUALITY THROUGH OUT THf MIOWiST Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Anderson received notice Tuesday that their son, Lyle (Bud), has landed safely m a foreign port. Bud is in the ground crew of the army air force He enlisted from Mason City, leaving Algona just six months and eleven days prior to his landing upon foreign soil. Mr. and Mrs. Duncan May and son, -Michael, of Mason City, Wash., are visiting in the C. 6! Scharlach home. They have been here two weeks. Mrs. May is the former Helen Scharlach and Mr May is an electrician at the Coulee Dam. He was formerly employed by Pratt Electric here. Mrs. Leon Fitch spent Tuesday in Algona with her daughter, Mrs. Max Ulrjch, employed at the Algona Creamery. She attended the «..«,^..., t „<=» ^ vaa UIl ^c,,, Beta Sigma Pht Mother's Day pic- her 6. Mrs. Boger and daughte me m the evening. Mrs. Fitch has _ . *__ parents. She is employed as secretary to E. O. Fenton, president of A.I.B. in Des Moines. Lieut. (j.g.) and Mrs. Kenneth Knapp of Des Moines spent the week-end in Algona with' Lieut. (j.g.) and Mrs. R. B. Waller. Both have been stationed .'in the Des Moines naval "recruiting station. Mrs. Waller took her husband to Mason City Wednesday morning where he took a train to Tuscon, Ariz., to begin six weeks of training as a newly commissioned naval officer. Mrs. Grace Shirley left Saturday for Bethesda, Md.,'where she will visit her daughter, Mrs. Harry Winslow, and family, following a week's stay in Algona with old friends. She spent the winter in San Francisco with her son, Dr. Hale Shirley. Enroute to Maryland she planned to stop in East Lansing, Mich., to visit at the home of her son, John, and will stop in ^hicSgo to see her nephew, Wm. H. Voas. Ann Fechner left Wednesda for Omaha to see her niece, Ara minta Boger, graduate from th Creighton law school. There ar only, four graduates in the la\ class this year, two men and tw women. Araminta's father, Lt. Co Wm. O. Boger, is a Japanese pris mer in the Phillipine's. He wa ast heard from through the In~ ernational Red Cross on Decem guests of Rev. Buthman. Rev. and Mrs, J. C. and Mrs. Feller came to attend the commencement exercises at which the Buthman daughter, Jeanne, was graduated from high school. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pederson of Humboldt joined Mrs. Pederson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dearch on Sunday and they all drove to Mason City to spend the day with another daughter, and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Seney. Mrs. Pederson is the former Bernice Dearch and Mrs. Seney was Esther Dearch. Word has come to Aigona relatives that two Algona boys are on the water on their way to the batt.le lines in Europe or the Pacific Islands. Pvt. Dick Sjogren, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Sjogren, and James Esser, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Esser, are reported enroute for the foreign battle fields. They are both popular and well known. Frank Johnston, son of "Jack" Johnston, Algona police judge, visited his father and old friends here the first of the week. Frank is now in business for himself, selling auto accessories to dealers. He covers several states and has a prosperous business. Frank got his start years .ago as a reported on the Algona Upper Des Moines. Private and Mrs. Donald Reese were visitors at the Chris Reese home over the week-end and with relatives at Bancroft. Donald, son of Mr. and Mrs. Reese, left Wednesday for Camp Abbott, Oregon, where his company takes over, having been transferred from Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo. Mrs. Reese will make her home with his parents here. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Koch spent HEALTHIER HOGS, BIGGER PORK PRODUCTION' FOR WAR NEEDS CONCRETE FEEDING FLOORS Clean, long-lasting concrete floors save feed—reduce pig losses—insure healthier hogs, faster gains with less feed. Building instructions in our free booklet, "Permanent Farm Repairs." PORTLAND CEMENT ASSOCIATION 408 Hubball Bldg., Des Molnis, Iowa the first of the week in Algona, visiting with Mrs. Koch's relatives the Stiles families, and were guests of Mrs. Koch's brother, Joe Stiles. Mr. Koch, who years ago was an Algona drayman, moved to Lena, Wisconsin, 24 years ago, where he bought a dairy farm. He recently sold the farm for cash and is retiring f6r the time being at least. The Koch's plan to make their home at Blue Earth, Minn. THURS., FRI. AND SAT. May 13, 14 and 15 Special With the World's Smartest Horse "Trigger" HE-MAN ACTION? •2nd Feature Photographed by Comeramen from the U. S. Army IN TECHNICOLOR Shot on the Spot in North Photographed by Cameramen "AT THE FRONT" SUN., MON., TUBS, and WED. May 16, 17, 18 and 19 She's o scream... on the screen/ Dft/Ni Old Stole Caoer '.• •'" ** UNION MADE ** OPEN SEASON on Cool Comfort Ask to see Style No. 1290 As Sketched ELASTICIZED bands of white crushed kid leather wrap your feet in "open air" comfort every time you slip into this gay sandal. The "little girl" heel and full leather sole mean miles of extra walking comfort for you. ONLY -2nd Feature Hey! JJ.e Gang's All Here! Pitch hard all Then relax the Old Style way Distributed by KENNEDY & PARSONS CO. PHONE 222 ALGONA, IOWA Let's keep the things Woodward's COOL Comfort we have! . . been in California but recently returned to Humboldt, where she now plans to make her home, make their home in Omaha. Mrs Fechner expects to return Mon day after doing some buying foi her shop. * News Items of Lakota Vicinity Mr, and Mrs. F. G. Torrine, Al- gpna, visited relatives here Sunday afternoon. Mr, and Mrs. Frank Krall are both recovering from a severe case of flu, apparently contracted while on a vacation'trip more than two weeks a'go 1 , Mrs, Otto Koppen received a dozen rfed, roses for' Mother's Daj B K t T^Jf*®? ^J 011 ! Howard who is with the p. g. forces sta-* tjoned in; England- Lifiut. LflWifence- Stafford- arriveU here Friday morfttog on » e^ay furlough «taij lp|t Mon-day morn- v Mrs. Rpbert ni .flo ? h £P ton. She left, Sunday Jtqr . .school cipses. ton. ajwl the :> J<* Koppen hpjroe — Mr -^ "Bud" Olson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Olson, is spending a furlough from a camp in Arkansas with his family southwest of town- A family reunion was enjoyed Sunday with tavon and Mary Lee Olson, who are employed in Davenport, coming for a; week-end Visit with their mother and other members of the family. Baccalattreatte services were held at the school auditorium on Sunday evening for the 1943 graduating class. Program: Procession- a_l—"WarXIVIarch of the Priests"'by Dorothy Schroeder! invocation and Scripturfr lesson-by the- 1 Kev; Per- nauer; pastor of the' Lutheran phufch; Hymn, audience; Music, Lord'? Prayer, girls' quartette, Arils .Heetland, Dorothy Ukena. Dorothy' Asmusson arrtj Dorothy Sphr9eder; ^ermpn and BenediW ;lon,. the' Rev.' Dariiauer; Recessional, Dorothy Schroeder, ;—>(_„ „ Ask to see ^ Style No. 1650 As Sketched. 'OF COURSE, you want' a soft white kid sandal for summer ... It's light and cool . . . Smart and dressy. You'll like this pretty sandal. . . It's honestly made to give you longer wear. ...,„• ^ ^ ': ONLY $269 Woodward's *- We MM -'cm pleasures in the American Way of Life) Tlio*B who hw geme before ... and we who follow ,<. hare created Ai» Aflierfcwt W*y of Life. 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