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I. • 1, _,, Clip Column ,K:6sSUth arid Algdsa. Doings of iPast Week Condensed For Set- vice Men. Cllfe and Mall In Your Next Letter to the Boys. *••:-, tl- Soldiers, Sailors, Marines stopping at the Canteen in North •Platte, $febr., receive free homemade sandwiches, cookies, drinks, etc. Any Service man having a birthday on that day, there, gets • a birthday cake. . , . The'building of our .Hemp Processing Plant is making progress. Recent rains are helpirig the growth of the 1110 acres of hemp seed planted. All •farmers came through 100% on the hemp growing contracts. . . . •L. L. Lease, ^esley, elected 8th District Commander of the American Legion. ... Kirby Smith, of Burt, is general chairman for the County- Boy Scout Drive set for •"June 29th. . . . General and. Mrs. Chas. H,.Grahl and sons, Bud and Bob. visited relatives and friends in Algona Saturday and Sunday ... Ladies of the American Legion Auxiliary sold 3000 poppies on Saturday, May 29th. . . . Coach Nelson has charge at swimmin! pool, which opened June 8th. ..-.. Ration Board announces No. 15 and No. 16 coupons each good for 5 Ibs. of canning sugar. With strawberries coming on in Kossuth county, cahning will star! this week. ... Robert Reed, Dean Kohlhaas and Dewey Skilling are the three Algona boys going to Hawkeye Boys' State to be held at Grlnnell. . . , Twenty-four wo- Jaen. .have... completed Red Cross Standard 'Nutrition Course—^was % "'• taught by Helen Comfort arid Mrs. E. J. Hermarison. •'•....' . Wm. Barry, Jr., Chairman Junior C. ol C. Committee, announces the first > 500 packs of cigarettes are on • their way to overseas service men. . . . Sheriff Cogley announces Driver's License permits must be renewed by July 1st. . . . Promotion Committee of Algona Cham,. f ber of Commerce met recently to get behind an all out effort for the Kossuth County 4-H Club Achievement Show set for the last Week in September. "Victory,Fair" is suggested as a name for the occasion. . .- . All Algona gardens, • victory gardens or otherwise are now producing large radishes, lots of. lettuce and strawberries. .Down in an eastern state, ,, ,'« Established 1865 v m)>>\. *.M ALGONA, IOWA, THUKSDAY, JUNE 10, 1943 Eight Pages BOARD NOW HAS 19 MEMBERS James C. Lee, Algona Boy, Is Radio Cadet • . ,* , .w VVJA AH « 41 CetOiCJ.ll OtClL^ where gasoline curtailment is most rigid, one filling station has this sign, "Drop in once in a while if only to renew old friendship." Amusing, but a mighty good "ad" too! Rev. J. C. Buthman was the principal speaker for the Memorial Day services. Honoring Kenneth Durant who lost.his life in the Solomon Islands,' Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Durant will 'christen the U. S. S. DURANT, a new .Destroyer Escort Vessel to be launched at Houston, Texas,.on July 6th. '• 'According to a letter received by Mrs. W. T. Giossi, Algona has a young man serving in the merchant marine, ifow a radio cadet and lock ted at the U.'S. Maritime Training Station at Huntington, Long Island. He is James C. Lee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Lee, south of Algona, and he is married to Mary Foley, a sister of Mrs. Giossi. • James attended the local schools and the past year or so was employed, in Cedar Rapids Last fall he came home anc helped his father pick the corn crop and then about the first of January he joined up with the merchant marine. He has been receiving his training at Huntington, but some time this month he will be transferred to .Gallups Island, where he will .finish his radio course and be' classified, after graduation, as a Radio Officer, and becomes eligible to higher office. Mrs. Lee is employed in Tew York while her husband is aking his training in the Long T sland station. INSTALLATION OF JAYCEE OFFICERS TUESDAY NIGHT More Than 150 Memberd and Guests Enjoy Dinner, Program and Dancing at Coiintry Club The fourth annual installation of officers, dinner and program by the Junior Chamber of Commerce was enjoyed by Vhore than 150 members and guests at the country club Tuesday night. This regular annual event by the Jaycees is Increasing in popularity each year. The dinner was served at 7:30 and the menu was one which would please the palate of the most particular and critical, with ham, potatoes au grautin, peas and carrots, cabbage and pineapple salad, hot rolls, butter, lemon pie and Leland Man Jailed, Contributing to Delinquency Of a Minor coffee. The Program May personnel average in The Algona state in the $12,522. Des Cedar Rapids were the only Fort Dodge was _i/$806 short of our /.ier store of the 177 ',,.« reached the $10,000 boys in Algona's store something on the ball stamp and war bqnd fanship to continue in the month in and month *- Deer Run Wild Near v Whittemore Whittemere-T-Greg Augustine ing cor the Ostwald farm |^f the Monday Afternoon and were visiting for a short spell when ; Mr.; AugUstine noticed a doe cilt, across the same field following the fence for some distance; not far frpm them, and when she got to the grove she jumped the fence and went in- 'to the Ostwald grove. Only last Week L. H: Wehrspann saw a deer in his field and it didn't seem to be afraid as he got very close to it, with his team. The Wehrspann farm is located two miles north and two miles west of the Ostwald farm. Post Office Asks Bids To Carry Mail Sealed proposals for carrying the mails between the two railway stations and the post office, meeting all incoming and outgoing trains, etc.v will be received by the postmaster Jiere. up to and Sonny Sorensen Does A Have you. ever deliberated about taking a bicycle hike to ohe'o] your neighboring towns? In case you are still considering that feat, we would recommend that you see Sonny Sorensen, who has just pedalled 500 miles to visit here in Algona. Spnny, who is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Sorensen, formerly of Algona, did not have any it. i 1941 fi n-nwT rides ' or trouble, from' the .time ,JP'rlSwin* nf^S,.' ** left hJS h ° me Bt Fal> S°' N " D " 'Indent, of the at noon on Friday until he reach-! Bidders must be ,.„ territory served'by the local post office, Salvinus Wilson holds the contract;at the present time, having been the carrier for the past year. . • • Champion Fisherman "Coonie" Herman won the record one day last week when he landed three of the largest bullheads caught in a northern Iowa lake for many years; He was fishing at Lost Island lake, near Ruthven, in company with Harry and Ed Winkle, The giant Dull- heads were caught near the west ; shore from sp boat, and were 16 or 19 inches long and weighed iu the neighborhood of two poqnds each, Henry Winkle qaught ten smaller fish and Ed three or four, fishing is said to be good in the this spring. MARKETS Friday until he reach ed Algona Sunday evening, And speaking of rides, he generously picked up a sailor while cnroute to Algona. Now, do you still want tot take that bicycle journey? - ' * : ' ' , To'Sing Over Radio . The Cooper Quartft, composed of Doris t Jack, Frances and Parold Cooper are going to sing over WHO's Barn Dance Frolic ISatur- day evening, June 12. Jack has been In Oregon serving, in. the Army. He is Home for an 18-day furlough, Frances is employed at the' James Drug store, Dr. C.. C. Shierk was toastmaster or"' 1 master of ceremony following the dinner. He introf duced Craig Smith, past president, who in turn introduced Gene Hood, the new president, and the presidential pin. was given Gene by Mr. Smith. Then Dr. Shierk pinned the past president emblem on Craig's lapel. Following this Les Kenyon, retiring secretary- treasurer, and his successor, Gene Hutchins, were introduced, as were also John Haggard and Harold Brandt, vice presidents. Dr. Shierk next introduced Chris Reese, to whom was given a certificate of appreciation for the Upper Des Moines and at the same time announced that an honorary membership to the Jaycees was extended to Mr. Reese and,to Duane Dewel of the Advance. • Hitler. A Scream In Mayor Frank Kohlhaas court Tuesday night Elmer Lein, farmer living near Leland, Iowa, pleaded guilty to a charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and he Was fined $25 and costs or 15 days in the county jail by the mayor. Lein chose the latter and is now a boarder of the county. According to evidence presented at the hearing in the mayor's court Tuesday night Lein took two girls for an automobile ride a week ago Saturday. Two Girls Meet It seems -that the two girls are paroled from the state school for girls at Mitchellville. One of them, Bonnie Hedrickson, 17, was paroled to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Eischeid several months ago. She has proved capable in her work and led a good exemplary life in the Eischeid home. The other, Lillian Grey, 19, was paroled to Mrs. Katherine Thilges, Riverdale township, only a week or so since. It seems that a week ago Saturday the two girls happened to meet in Algona. They talked over, old times. Then came Romeo. Go For A Ride About that time, according to evidence, Elmer Lein, : farmer of near Leland, Iowa, happened along. He had been a former employee of the Eischeids and Miss Hedrickson remembered him and a conversation was started up. Shortly it was decided that tho two girls would like to have a ride in Lein's car and to this he was perfectly agreeable. No details were brought out as to where the trio spent the evening, but it was shown that Lein brought the Heanckson girl to the Eischeid farm about 10:30. Then, according to his story, he came to Algona and he stopped and let the Grey girl out in front of the Smoke Shop about 11 o'clock. She Would Leave Thilges' It developed at the hearing that Miss Grey had made several remarks about being dissatisfied in the Thilges home and that she wanted to go to Sioux City. At any rate up to the present time there has been no trace found of her. It is not known whether or not she caught a ride to Sioux City or in what direction she traveled. In this regard Lem claims absolute ignorance. Sheriff Picks Up Lein Sheriff Art Cogley, being asked as to who had filed charges against Lein, said that he had driven to Leland and picked up the prisoner on his own initiative, largely because he had wanted some information concerning some law violations which he felt Lein possessed. Having learned of Lein's activities in the previous Saturday night gave him an excellent reason for arresting the man. Lein Married Man Elmer Lein, former farm worker in Kossuth county, now has a job farming near Leland, Iowa. This is a small town of 235 inhabitants about 7 miles northeast of Forest City. Lein admits that he is a married man. He gave no reason for being at least 50 miles from home nor the nature of the business which might have brought him to Algona. However, he did admit that he erred in -entertaining two young girls and one of them a minor. And while appearances indicated that he had merely given the girls a ride, cross examination conducted by County Attorney H. W. Miller, indicated that his stoi-y didn't hang together too well in some in T Now It's The Auto Use Tax Stamp Starting on June 10th the Auto Use Tax Stamp will be .on sale at the post office in your local town. Each stamp will be $5 and must be at^ tached to your car or truck windshield before July 31. If you wait until after that date there will be a penalty attached. And eyery passenger car, truck or motorcycle must have one of the stamps. Kossuth county, according to the treasurer's office issued last year 7,260 passenger car licenses. 1,223 for trucks and 46 for motorcycles. This is a total of 8,529 and at $5 each this county contributes $42,645 in auto use taxes to the federal government. In the state, with nearly 2,000,000 vehicles, the revenue will reach nearly $10,000,000. « SCOUT LEADER TO MEET WITH LOCAL WORKERS FRIDAY «-v6^Mid tuu weij. in sume in- *-i i • i T» • «*»i stances, hence the charge of con- Gel . wlcks > Regional Execu- 4-**il~in4i« w A— J.1 _»_*•_'___ _ TH7A AA/lll l*io*t*1C'C< k-'lr»**r< VOL, 72—nd: tributing to the delinquency of a minor. Following the presentations an insistent hammering on the door was heard and when opened in walked Hitler and -one of his stooges. Hitler in a strident; rasping voice, and with waving arms and truculant glares, , issued an ultimatum, and the stooge, interpreted'*the' speech><*)te- each ; fcase the- ultimatum^Jiad to do .with some member of the Jaycees and the orders from Hitler were .many and varied. This skit proved Hilariously funny. Her'r Hitler was played by "Stew" Ross, and lis stooge was represented by Max Robinson, both of them Des Moines boys. Less Weinrott A Riot The speaker of the evening. Les WeinrOtt, of New York, pi/oved ;he .decided hit of the evening. 3is .topic was "Laughter and 3umor the Saving Grace of Amer- JUSTICE COURT HAS The past week proved a rather comparatively busy one in Justice Delia Welter's office with nine cases in traffic violations alone taking up much of the time. Following the check-up on violations when the highway patrolmen and city officers stopped many cars last Wednesday night the : office of the justice took care of some of the cases the next day. ' Henry Bruns, Algona, paid a dollar and costs for having defective brakes. . , Wm. Veisch, of Sextqn, escaped a'"fcv^ t >*«^~v^A*w»iT»^.Mf*.-w' •hrOtt'er"" license - for 'his, - car. Donald Bonnet, Algona, drove with defective lights and this cost him $1 arid'costs. Paul C, Olson, Lone Rock, contributed $1 "arid costs because the brakes iri his. car were defective. Milo Rentz, Algona, drove a car with defective brakes and he also was fined $1 and costs. Wm. J. Combs, of Bode, pleaded guilty to driving with defective brakes and was fined $1 and costs. Frank Webber, of Corwith, parked his car on highway 18 cans." Throughout his { discourse near the Selzer cafe and Patrol- he interspersed his remarks with illustrative stories of the different humor complexes of .various countries and nationalities. He is a perfect mimic of other countries' characters and his listeners were thrown into continued responsive and hearty laughter. Mr. Wein- rott is a producer and ^writer of radio programs, having to his credit such well-known radio stories,as "Meet Mr. Meek" "Jack Armstrong," • and "Stepmother." Surely the Jaycees couldn't have provided better entertainment had they spent hundreds •. of dollars for it. \_. , . ' ' Dancing ' Following this very'high class and entertaining program the members and guests enjoyed dancing until midnight. The outgoing officers are Craig Smith, president; Harold Brandt and Wendell Jensen and secretary-treasurer, -ics Kenyon. ••- * ; ' Corwith Boy In Africa According to word received ,by Mr, and Mrs. Math Bauragartner, of Corwith, their son, Cpl. Tech. ..awrence Baumgartner, .is now serving in the North Africa area. He has been in the army since 'uly 8, 1942, man Hutchison tagged him for this and which cost Mr. Webber $1 and costs. • Eugens Klein, of Elmore, was picked up by Constable Ernst Thiel charged with reckless driving and he pleaded guilty and was assessed $10 and costs by the justice, with $5 remitted. Dale Haubacher, of Bancroft, was brought in Wednesday by Patrolman Hutchison, and charged with reckless driving. Justice Wei-ter fined him $25 and costs, but remitted $17 of the fine. Blood Donors to PETERSON BUYS Register Friday RICHARDSON HDWE. and Saturday Union Township Man Reminisces About Algona Over Half Century No, 3 white _., „ Na. 8 yeUpv^epj^jiBVjr, ,„,,., No. 9 mixed, ewrnj, njny ^J-S&^K JM It was flfty^ightf years ago that Wm,. Dodds, now '9* Union township, came to AlgpRfl, and it a pr.twp later that first saw Ringling Bros, circus and fre ten*» were pitched just ___, ^ ^ ---- awnmgs were the wooden porch variety but they proved handy protection against the weather for thf displays the merchants placed on the sidewalks in 'those days. Especially were vegetables placed IB* front, qf the stores, , potatoes, cabbage, carrots, and what have " t must he that flies FINAL RITES FOR MRS. JOHNLAMUTH HELD WEDNESDAY At St. Cecelia church last Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock, Rev. Father Mallinger conducted final services for Mrs. John Lamuth, who had passed away at the home of a,daughter in Fort Dodge Monday noon. Interment was in the family plot in Calvary cemetery, Pallbearer were Frank Zender, Charles Gilbride, William GU- bride, Emil Stoffel, Harry Bode and Frank Capesius, Out-of-town relatives and friends attending were Esther Dullea, R.N., Chicago; Mrs. J. G, Resch and Leo, Spirit Lake; Charles and Jerry Ryno, Spencer; Mrs. John Noeve and Mrs, Louis Jones, Gilmore City; Mrs, Marie Cook, Mrs. A. W, Lindsley and son Terry, Rita Har- bachek and Kathryn Pode, and the immediate family, Mr, and Mrs. WJEfc-gyno and son Richard, Ben Reid. •*Dick Palmer Awarded ther blcfclj- or , east' of there ground was too , 4Jdn't bolder at toast *hers was vegetables covered, . *(' . - Foremfc ;«€? " 'fSfeTTsteei! ,IZI,1 ,teffi*B, at: |tt,fe •^•*»»»»»" { -««»irf' cheeky *yfpa |fr. Poddf occupied by E. G, , , Fort Qodge, and Mr, and .Mrs. L. c. of Waterloo. TWO . grandsons, now in the armed vices, were unable, to attend, Pyt. Robert Ryno, Atlantic, cjty, and Petty Officer 8/c Bernard Pode, somewhere at sea. A sister of Mrs, Those of Algona and Kossuth county citizens who wish to donate a pint of blood for , plasma uses may register at the former States Cafe build- in? here Friday and Saturday of this week. Clerks of registration will be on hand from 2:00 to 5:00 o'clock in the afternoons of the two days, according to Mrs. Ted Larson, -J*£?i.Jtelcio» AsxiUara_presl- denC The actaaFSldiig of the blood will be on Tuesday, Jane 29th, at the' Bryant school building, when two state nurses will be present to superintend this phase of the donations. Want 100 Donors Mrs. Larson 1 is in hopes that at least 100 doriors will be available 'for the taking of blood . on the 29th. The age limit of donors is from 21 to 60 » though the 18-year-old group may also donate, with consent of then- parents. An attack of maleria, gastric ulcers or tuberculosis within nine months of registration disqualifies for blood pulling. And it should be remembered that blood donation is not .confined entirely to men, but that women may also register to donate of their blood. For Civilian Defense The plasma project, locally, is sponsored by the Ike Small Medical Aid Fund, Inc., and the local Legion Auxiliary. This city is one of the few in the state where the blood project is being fulfilled. Blood donations here will be distributed for civilian defense needs first, but will also be given to military hospitals. —K Rev. Ralph Kitterman Takes Over Good Hope A large group gathered at the Good Hope Methodist church Friday evening to express appreciation to Rev. and Mrs. Nelson Price and Mrs. Frances Bramson fqr their work since Rev. Milton Schaper's entrance into the chap- laincy. W, I. Dodds, representing the Good Hope Methodist church, and Dr, J. C. Buthman, superin- ten(Jent of the Algona district, welcomed Rev. and Mrs. Ralph Kitterman to their new charge. They will serve the Good Hppe and the Whittemore Methodist churches. Rev. and' Mrs. Kitterman have just returned to nprth- west Iowa from Boston, Mass., where he completed his seminary training at.Boston University,' Sunday morning worship services will continue at the usual hours, 9:30 at Wluttempre and 11 O'clock at Good Hope, The Good Hope Youth Fellowship will meet Sunday evening in the home of J. L. Richardson sold his hardware store last week to O. F. Peterson of Waupaca, Wis., who took possession at once. Mr. -Peterson has spent his entire business life in hardware merchandising and is thoroughly conversant with it from all angles. He recently disposed of his store in Waupaca, .gnd he arid Mrs. Peterson 7 will move to Algona as soon as a house can be found. Mr. and Mrs. Richardson and their three children, Ronald, Marilyn and Sharen, will leave day- of- next- weekrotor home in McAllen,- •*_ „__. _._ Richardson has several things" in mind, but has not 'decided just What he will do. Mr. Richardson came here about two years ago with no experience in the retail business, and bought the Howard Hardware! During his short stay he developed a very attractive and successful store, carrying high grade merchandise lines. His genial mariner has made many friends who will be sorry to see him leave Algona. Mr. Peterson expects to maintain the same, lines of merchandise as have been carried in the store. TWELVE COMPLETE RED CROSS STAFF CORPS COURSE Twelve members of the local branch of the Red Cross have recently completed a twenty-hour course in Red Cross. Staff Assistance Corps work and have passed a written examination. The course is one to fit members for experience in all branches of the Red Cross, and the work is entirely clerical. The twelve students were Mrs. John McDowell, Mrs. O. B. Laing, Mrs. Marguerite Keneflck, Mrs. Raymond Norton, Mrs. Ed Guthman, Mrs. H. W. Pletch, Mrs. Vaughn Rising, Mrs. L, D. Barnard, Mrs. Roy Christensen, Mrs. Harold Cowan, Mrs. W. D. Andrews and Mrs. Eugene Murtagh, the latter two co-chairmen. Headquarters Maintained A chapter headquarters ia.main- tained in offices over the Iowa State Bank for information and for clerical work by members of the staff, and is open daily except Saturday, ,from 1 to 5. Here a scrap book of chapter activities is kept and a monthly bulletin is mailed to county branch chairmen. This is a service maintained in larger cities and the Kossuth Chapter has grown to the extent that it may be used here, Officers and members are urged to take advantage of the new service. tive, Will Discuss Plans For A Unified City- Wide Scouting Program Here James Gelwicks, of Kansas City, Mo., deputy regional executive oi the Boy Scouts of America, will meet with Algona scout leaders on Friday at Cook's Cafe. Gelwicks, former scout executive at Madison, Wis., will discuss plans for a unified city-wide scouting program. -This new program is to be developed so that more boys may have an opportunity to join the cubbing and scouting 'activities in Algona. A city chairman and officers will be .selected and they will work with the Kossuth county organization. Scouting has grown to a point in Algona where such a plan must get under way in order to •serve the many boys now-particir'siing. in the cubbing ScMting'-^ariar senior* sWrting phases of the program. Summer Camping Flans Deputy Region Executive Gelwicks and Prairie Gold "-Area Council Scout Executive R. Cumerford, of Fort Dodge, will spend the day in Kossuth .county, assisting.. volunteer , leaders with their summer camping, plans. , It was announced today that there are now more than 4700 men arid boys active in scouting throughout northwest Iowa under the leadership of the Prairie Gold Area council organization. This is an increase of more than 4,000 men and boys during the past two years.. . Field Executive Eison Fischer, inr charge of the arrangements for the Friday noon meeting, . has urged all scouters iri Kossuth to attend the , meeting. "Here is an opportunity that we have not hac for a long time arjd we can profli by the suggestions Gelwicks w'ili be able to offer Kossuth county scout leaders," Fischer said today Neighborhood Kids Pat Over War Stamp Drive Last Saturday The neighborhood kids on Oak street put on a war savings stamp drive Saturday afternoon with all of the pomp and circumstance of BOARD HANDLED THREE ITEMS A YEAR AGO, NOW 13 Gas, Fuel Oil and Processed Food Adds Large Amount Of Detail Work to Board Activities It was only a bit over a year ago that the OPA Was established and a board Was formed in 'Algona with three members, all serving without pay, and but'one paid clerk in the then rationing office. At that time there were three items on the rationing list, tires, automobiles and sugar. Today the board has a membership of nineteen and a chief clerk arid seven recording clerks have been, added to the set-up. Along with this, too, twelve student volun- • teers are putting in 7 hours each, per week. And with all of this- help the processing of' applications and the general 1 business' of the board continues in huge proportions. For Further Efficiency A meeting of the full member* ship of the board was held last Thursday night at which. time Henning E. Larson, of the Des Moines office, a local board representative; set up a program for further efficient and tinie-saving handling of the multitudinous' questions which pile into., the board's office daily. Five panels were selected, each to handle the rationing of gasoline, tires, fuel oil and stoves, food, and prices. With a membership of three on each of these panels and each member to give four hours 'per week the processing and cheuk-"" ing of the thousands of applications will be the better and more efficiently covered. It must be" remembered that In the matter at sugar rationing alone there, are over 26,000 contacts. ' Work More Than Tripled; Since the early days of the O!PA when only three items were-,! rationed there are now, thirteen, tires, autos, sugar, pric,e ceiling, « gas, fuel oil, rubber footwear,'W-' cycles, typewriters, shoes, pro-^ cessed foods, meats and " ' ''*'' , . Involved.-?Every --,-,.each or any of these items be acted upon by the board.? It can be readily seen what 'that. means. 'Distribution Officers of Algona National Farm Loan As*ociation Moved Offices of the Farm ka*W AwwiWBTO have been over the Street the modern drive, spent the forenoon in publicity stunts, and right after dinner held a parade, led by the commander on a pony, and the participants carrying placards and signs calling attention to the sale, and when the drive was com-' pleted at 5:00 o'clock, the results proved very satisfactory to the promoters and a considerable number of stamps had been sold. Leaders, helpers, participants' in the carnival and salesmen through the drive were Guy Reynolds, Eddie Thompson, Terry Whjte, Ronald Shatfcv "Butch" Strayer, Dick Strayer, Tom White, Dick Reynolds, Virginia Thompson, Carol Thompson, Marilyn H,ey* ngW?»_Marylin Thompson, James " Jwe, ,To save citizens throughout the c6uiffy a trip,' to -the local- board offices, and to expedite .application action, a distribution officer has been - established 'invfhe various towns'in the coUnty. Here an, applicant may get applications^ and help in filling them outs or- may get blanks for the ordinary- requirements, o_f rationing.. This; service is proving of inestimable' value and time saving to both 1 the- citizen , and Jhe board. At '•< the- present time the distribution officers in Kossuth are: " • • , A- Bancroft—H. V. Clark ' ' <H Burt—Mrs." O. H. Graham --4 Fenton—H, C. Lindsey. ' t f , Seneca—C. O. Bailey ' » Lakota—C, C. Gerzema I ! . Ledyard—Fred E. Dutton • ) Lone Rock—H. E, Blanchard ' Swea City—M. L, Johnson ! , Titonka—H, A. French , J ' Wesley—H. J, Braley Whittemore—A. D,-Brogan It must be remembered that all of these, as well as members'of >the board, are scrying without pay, giving of their time toward the successful completion of this war effort, and doing everything ' that they can to treat every ques- , tion in a fair, impartial and honest manner, The Board .Members The board members, a total o| - Jamce Ostrwn; the pony, nineteen, who have signified their willingness to give of their time in this effort to maintain a fair and equitable rationing system in Kossuth arrw.'P, French, chair-, man,-C. .C.- Richardson, Fr^nls Geigel, Eugene Hutchins, W,?B, McDonald, Wm. Dau; E.' S." Kto-» >ey, WTO. Fuller, Boy .Huteell,; C» k. M, Wallace,.'Joe Bradley, \ J-fluritzen, J, B, ««—••--•-' * Welter, 'and '- fKft'riMM' flsf Riverdale Topped District HI •'" '^fe '•** *'**" '*"-' ' Tonnage In Recent

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