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Service Men ip Column iuth and Ajgona Doings of ,Pa«t Week Cohdensed Fof Ser- vlce"iftn. dip And Mali in Your Next Letter to the Boys. On fuiflough this Week: Capt, Leo Wessenberg,, Washington, D. C., of transport command, visiting his sister, Mrs. L. E. Linnan, Algona; Capt. Karl Webster, Grefcn- viltei S. C., visiting his parents, Mr. .and Mrs.' Errill \Vebster, W 1 ,^ ley; Sgt, Clarence Vaske, Daihai'f, Texas, visiting "his mother, Mrs. Johanna Vaske, .Bancroft; PVt; Morris Johnson, Camp ,-Butner, • N; C., visiting his. father, Myron Johnson, SWea Cityj'Cpl. Ernie ; , Anfinson on way to'..<2amp Davis, N. C., parents 'how< of Salt Lake City, Utah; Walter Gorman, New Ybt-k, parents Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Gorman, Algpna. ... Dr. Frank Wfiie, former dentist here cited for bravery—located in South Pacific ateea . . , J. L. Mijler; heads Amer• lean Legion Post at Hurt. . ;. J. B. Muehe, Irvington, Has received a government report his son, John B. MjUehe, Jri,.,.is a prisoner in Germany. . . . American Red Cross, life saving classes havS,' started at the Algona swimming-pool—Rob-' ert McCullough. is Water Safety, Chairman in charge and assisted by,Mary Ellen McEnroe. . . . Iowa members of the Fighting flsth Di- vision'will banquet in reunion on the evening of August 9th at Des Moines. Milton G. Norton, Ralph H. Miller, Theo.. Larson, John Beiser, Sabo Hillenga, C. A. Phil- Ups/ijSftMgona, and Ray Murray, Buffiiao Center, served with the 88th$while:the two last named ar% padpfpresidents. of the 88th state orgSnizaiton. . . . Now they're suggesting .that what official Washington really needs is a feud ad- Establlshed 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, JULY 22, 1943 Eight VOL. ?2~NO. 29 '••'' -it • I, 130 ALGONA WOMEN OPA VOLUNTEERS Edward and Albert Grandgenett at St. Benedict on Furlough mittlstrator. Corn detasseling und,er the Pioneer Hi-Bred Co. management started off Monday mfarning, July 19. ; . ..Mike Loss, living south of Algona, brought in a stalk of corn measuring 9 ft. 3 .inches. ... A second drive for tin cans is on for Kossuth county —W. E. Ley is county chairman of the drive, while Mrs. D.- D. Monlux is local Algona chairman. . . . A. J. Loveland, chairman of the Iowa War Board, spoke before the Rotary- Glub. last Monday noon. ... Keeping "ahead of the call for merchandise, Wm. A. Foster, Roy Christensen, Wm. Hawcott, Herman Hauberg, A. -E; Kresensky, J. C. Wimmef and T. H. Chris- chilles were at the Minneapolis market last week. ... Remember your tongue is in a wet place and likely to slip.. FINAL RITES FOR MRS. SHILTS HELD ON WEDNESDAY Left to right, .Edward - Albert Pfc. Albert Grandgenett, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Grandgenett, of St. Benedict, recently arrived home to spend a furlough of 31 days. Albert was inducted into the Army February 3, 1942. He was stationed at Camp Walters, Texas, until June, 1942, when he was sent to the Hawaiian Islands. After training there for six months, he left for Guadalcanal in the Solomons. There he participated in three major battles, being in combat with the Japanese for thirty- five days. He contracted nialariaj fever while on Guadalcanal and was sent to .New Zealand. His condition remaining the same, he was sent back to the United States where he was put in an i Army hospital in San Francisco, Calif, He was there .for three months and then to another hospital in Missouri. Among his souvenirs collected from the Japanese are a watch and saber chain, and Japanese money. Cpl. Edward Grandgeneit also arrived home at the same time with his brother, Albert. Ed had a 10-day furlough frpm Camp Crowder, Mo. He was inducted into the Army August 14, 1942, be- 110 ACRES HEMP IN LOCAL AREA DAMAGED BY HAIL Officials Advise the Plowing Under of Damaged Hemp and Say Stalk Under 36 Inches Not Be Harvested C. J. Otten, agronomist, and Professor Wright, officers with War Hemp Industries, lnc.,'of Chicago, were here Saturday, looking over some of the hemp fields that were damaged by hail recently. They advise that the fields inspected should be plowed under as .it would be an added expense if such hemp was delivered to the plant and it would have no value. Approximately 110 acres of hemp will be the loss suffered by growers and the Algona plant. Mr. Otten also advised that hemp under '36 inches ,in height would be of no value arid should not be harvested, as there is no market for 'hemp fibre of less than a 36 inch length. Too Much Moisture Mr. Qtten and Professor Wright are not worried about the hemp getting too tall bu( are mostly concerned about the , amount of afternoon at 2:30 Jn charge of Rev C. O. Richardson. Interment ' in Riveryiew cemetery. Pallbearers were'Fred Shilts, George St John, Frank Geigel, C. U. Pollard Nyle.Latch and Dennis Pratt. Mrs. Shilts was born Cora Fox June 1, 1883, near Loran, Illinois She was married in 1905 to Claude Virgin and to this union was born a daughter, Thelma, now Mrs. Mervin Foote, living in Florida. Mr. Virgin passed away years ago-. In 1935 she married Frank Shilts, Algona, and had since lived at 109 W. Nebraska, City. Surviving are the husband, two stepsons, John and- Melvin, with the U. S. army; a sister, Mrs. G. C.' Stewart, Algona,, and' a brother, A. K Fox, Beverly Hills, California. • - ' Mrs. D. D. Monlux To Marshalltown for State M U. S. W. A. . - Monlux, will leave Marshalltown wnp^e coming a teletype operator telephone repairman. • and Al Loveland, State AAA Chmn., Spoke At Rotary Monday ". Monday- noon- hemp that will not be tall enough Professor Wright informs us tha the cause of the short hemp i; due to excess of moisture, succes. sive rains in this area, and doubts if this hemp will grow more .than six to ten inches before maturity is reached. He stressed the necessity of planting hemp on the well drained soil. Cut In September The hemp crop is usually cut when the pollen bearing plants are in full bloom, about the middle of September, or sooner. At this stage most of the lower leaves have fallen off and the top. leaves are. usually yellow. The crop is harvested with a machine specially designed for that purpose, and which cuts the crop with a very low stubble, laying the plants parallel to each other in a uniform swath with all the butts even and pointing toward the center of the field. • , Free From Insects Class Of 40 Young People loin Methodist Chuich Here Youth Day Camp . Rotary meeting this week Al Loveland^' AAA v , state chairman, was the principal speaker on the program. :Mr. Loveland spoke on the food tat Victory problem in Iowa, and "cited figures concerning the crops of 1942, and 1943, and the increase in plantings between the two seasons. He felt that'crops in the north central district, especially, would meet with all expectations of grower and -consumer. ••• Brail Wright, manager of Graham's, was introduced and welcomed as a new member of the club. Lieut. Russ Waller, of the navy, and Lieut. Arne Pedersen, of the army air corps, were special guests of the club. from • 6o'tfi'"ins'ectS'*lnd.sdistfases; Cut worms, grasshoppers and corn borers have been known to attack the crop but have not caused seri^ ous damage. The crop is no more destructive to soil fertility than corn. However, . hemp requires more available nitrogen and potash arid Diamond Club.Picnics At Call Park Sunday The Diamond Club, a group made up. of station men and tank men of D-X dealers in Kossuth, Hancock, Humboldt and Wright counties, enjoyed a picnic at Call park here Sunday. Fifty members and their families were served a Mcnic dinner. The officers of the executive board, the medical boart and the district presidents of th state U. S. W.« A. on Monday a the Tallcorn hotel. Mrs. Monlu is president of the sixth distric group as well as being presiden of the local unit. i K ;;'; •'•• Pioneer Men Shock Oats Several of the Pioneer .Hi-Bred Seed .'Co. employees have been helping the farmers in the com niunity with their harvesting hj shocking oats evenings after the 1 finish their work at the plant; "''.... k —' MARKETS NoWwhite corn, new $1.08% corn, new 92 -,. -,,, ^.i.corn, new 91% 30 lb, wJhlte oats ,', , 81 New oats .,..,„ 59% ~* 3 twrtey .,'. l^. , ,78 2 yellow soybeans 1.66 Heavy butchers, aoOrSWO _.;..,$13.10 Heavy butchers, 270-300 ...... 13.00 Packing sows, 270-330 ,.,.:... 12.50 Packing sows, 330*360 r ....... 12.40 CATTLE *' rlings .. ,^,^ stew ..^,..^4m ig.oQ Algona, secretary, and Peter Schumacher, Whittemore, treasurer. BUTTERMAKERS IN KOSSUTH SCORE HIGH IN CONTEST Buttermakers jn Kossuth scored high in the July educational butter scoring contest, according to word from A, W. Rudnick, Iowa State College extension dairy 'in- iustry specialist. "Superior" ratings were awarded to only two of the contestants and they were Gordon Bierke and Everett Bryant, both of Algona, both rating high with 95. Two Score "Excellent" Among the ratings of "excel ent," based on scoring of 94 wer Carlyle Becker, of Algona, an Srvin Borgman, of Whittemore Scores of $3, "very good" wer turned in by H, Glienke, Ban roft and Suss Medin, of Whitte more. These showings are highly reditable and places Knssuth top fa-the state for the July butter as much phosphate to produce a satisfactory yield and quality, as the crop ripens shortly after the leaves, which contain most of the plant food, drop off and are left on the field. In the retting process much of the potas is leached out of the straw an remains on .the land. WAR PRISON CAMP MAY BE LOCATED KOSSUTH COUNTY Algona and Clarinda are being After two and one-half months of training the class of junior high and high school young people pictured here joined the Methodist church on Sunday, June 13, special Youth Day. For the occasion the church-was beautifully decorated with an abundance of flowers, arranged by a. special flower committee. The parents of the members of the class were seated together by special ushers. The junior department choir presented special music. The adults in this picture are departmental superintendents and of these youths in the Sunday school. Twelve young people, members of the class, are not pictured here. Rev. N. A. Price had charge of the group training. Reading left to right—First row —Roger Johnson, Richard Anderson, William Shook, Howard Schoby, Richard Webster. Second row—Dick Taylor, Robert Reilly, Gary Rentz, Junior Sigler, Dick Weber, Lynn Bush, Marilyn McGuire, Ruth .Ann Reilly, Betty, Dearsch, Roger Will, Jerry Lauritzen. Photo by Long's Studio. Third row—Larry Douglas, Bert Baldwin, Jr,, Geraldine Pelisek, Lois Barnard, Wanda Steele, Barbara Platt, Sue Hutchison, Joan Schoby, Charles Crapser. Fourth row — Bobby Padgett, Bonnie Rentz, Ardis Bosworth, Charlene Clement, Phyllis Kuch- enreuther, Lois Clawson, Dorothy Miller, lola Schoby, Elizabeth Skilling, Alice Davenport, Fred Will, Jr. Fifth row — Chauncey Carney, Mr. Donald Miller, Mrs. Paul Bell, Rev. N. A. Price, Mrs. N. A. Price, Mrs. A, E. Lauritzen. IOWA WAR CHEST COMMITTEES TO ORGANIZE MONDAY Representatives of Eight Counties to Meet at Hotel Algona; Alf Kresensky Is Local Chairman County organization plans 1'or the state-wide campaign of the given serious consideration sites for a war prison camp scoring contest in hundreds t butter samples were submitted #' end cheeked eggs 31c C3- H. gchoby farm The birds were a total Jpss tow- Schoby and- were turned oye? to *he rendering works, for processing. Later Mr. Schdby may bill the slate tor the loss. v «CHiil'* Given Us Upper JQe» Moines oficp the government and last week- checking up on locations and end representatives were here making inquiries as to services by way of water and electricity, etc One site inspected is that of 300 acres located north of the Milwaukee railroad, about three miles west of town, and which at one time served as an airport. If the camp is located here it will ac,- commodate 3,000 men and'a complement of 500 officers and guards will also have to be provided for. Representatives of the government who visited Algona said that several months would pass before certainty of acquiring sites would be definite. _ jc^ We Haven't Had Too Much Rain Says Local Weatherman Nolte According to Weatherman Harrj Nolte we haven't had too mud rain so far this season, though j reaches 3,95 inches above normal Though crops' were almost- two weeks behind at the time of plant ing soy beans and cprn and flax equals the growth of last year a tober I to 'November 2ti7 mapped at a series of district meetings now in process, with iossuth and seven other counties n the 6th district to meet here Monday night at 8 o'clock in Al- ;ona Hotel. i Eight Counties Here County Chairman Alf; Kresensky, Algona, appointed for Kos- .uth county by Governor B. B. iickenlooper, has called the meet- ng and expects representatives rom Emmet, Palo Alto, Kossuth, Winnebago, Hancock, Pocahontas, Humboldt and Wright counties to be present. Chief business of the meeting will be to outline plans for the raising of Iowa's $2,275,OQO share of the' nation-wide goal of $125,000,000 for the 1944 needs of of the 16 participating' war relief appeals. President Carl , Weeks and Executive Director Caldwell, of Des Moines, and other state officials will be present, as will also be county chairmen and representatives of the eight counties as named above. i by War Appeals \ War appeals which are part of the National War Fund are as follows: United Service Organizations (USD), War Prisoners Aid Fund, Russian War Relief, United China Relief, Dutch War Relief (Queen Wilhelmina Fund), polish War Relief, British War Relief Society, Greek War Relief Associations, Norwegian Relief, French Relief ?und, United Yugoslav Relief, 3elgian War Relief Society, Uni;ed Seaman's Service, United Czechoslovak Relief Fund, Refu- ;ee Relief Trustees, and the U. S, Committee for the Care of European Children. Campaign Oct. 1-Nov. 20 The National, War Fund through ts Iowa affiliate, the Iowa Wai Chest, will coordinate all fund aising activities for the various war relief appeals. The campaign will be held from Oct. 1 to Nov. 0. No other campaign for any of the included agencies will be held prior to October, 1944, and Silly Sugar Coupon Rumor Is Spiked It is rumored the local ration board has. been accused of removing unused sugar stamps from books sent in for canning sugar requests. This is not true. However, in some cases loose stamps have been found in the envelopes in which the books arrived, and every effort is made to keep these loose stamps with the books. But unless the clerk, who opens the mail hap- sjjotjhe small staron-it ' People' who s«id in their books should be careful to keep loose stamps, so they will not be. lost. It should be remembered that members' of the board and others working there have no reason for- taking stamps away 'from any person's book having thousands on hand. -K- ALICE HAGGE, OF LEDYARD.ISNOW AAA SECRETARY Miss Alice Hagge, of Ledyard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs; George Hagge, has been appointed secre tary to the AAA here taking ove her new duties July 10th. Mis Hagge has been in the employ o the AAA since December, 1939 in the capacity of chief clerk ii the corn loan division. Miss Mar jorie Peterson, of Titonka, sue ceeds Miss Hagge as chief clerk. Miss Nelson to Hemp Plant Thr former secretary to th AAA is Miss Ilene Nelson, of Ti tonka. She has resigned the posi tion to take over the secretaria duties in the War Hemp Industry plant here. Miss Nelson had been in the employ of the AAA since 1938, when she'took on the work as office assistant. She served in this capacity until 1941 when she was appointed secretary to the association and she served capably and well until her resignation on July 10. MRS. G. E. WILDIN, CRESCO, IS VICTIM OF HEART AILMENT Young Mother Succumbs at Hospital Here Wednesday Morning; Is Survived By Husband, Two Children Having suffered from a heart 48 Boys to Dodge Today A contingent of 48 young men left this morning at 4:30 for Camp Dodge, for induction into the I army. They were: | Algona—Keith V. Rising, Percy ; F. Philip, Bernard B. Briggs, Wal; ter D. Peterson, Jesse A. Umbern- hower, George E. Bahr, James O. Kenefick, Max L. Carter, Emmet H. Beard, Stanley H. Muckey. Lakota—Albert Bosma, Jr., Ervin R. Weaver, Earl L. Paulson. Swea City—Mervin J. Kelly, Albert H. Paulsen, Maurice J. Schiltz. LuVerne—Evan W. Lichty, Virgil M. KunkeL Lone Rock—Ivan R. Schmidt. Bancroft—Kenneth J. Mulligan. Wesley—Eldon G. Attig. Ledyard—Howard J, Dyer. Transfers—Robert C. Knudson, Fort Dodge; Arthur L. Mitchell, Seattle, Wash.; Robert R. Gronwall, Polk county; Floyd F. Minard, Waterloo;-TUrner LeRoy Halvorson, Los Angeles, Calif.; James A. Watts, Hastings, Nebr.; Richard W. Batt, Hot Springs, S. D.; Kenneth F. Elbert, San Diego, Calif.; John R. Crabtree, Wisconsin. PUT IN 528 HOURS PROCESSING 5,000 'A' APPLICATIONS Members of 25 Women's Clubs and Organizations Come to Aid of the Local Rationing Board When the issuance of the new "A" book has been completed it will be found that between 8,000 and 6,500 applications have been processed. And to the average automobile driver this doesn't mean so much, He fills out his application ar\d turns it over to the rationing board. And then he sits back and waits for his new "A" book. In the meantime every one of those applications must be checked by the board. Regulations require that a complete and definite record of tires on the car must be made, wHeVe'tiires haws' been changed, Whether thiy have been procured legally, in other words, every tire-must be accounted for and compared with the original, record when the applies-, tion for the first "A" bbok was issued last fall. 'Twas a Big Job According to ration board rec- almofct 60 per cent of the ap- Volunteers Algona-Verl Eraser, Jack D. «™s aimost ou percent of tll€ Fisher, Robert Paul Laing, Robert P llc . atlo "s, sent in this month N. Hicks, James M. Fosnaugh. Mart P. Scheme!, Bruce D. Sandberg. Merle Korte, Titonka; Lawrence N. Schiltz, Bancroft; Leslie Voigt, Fenton. Transfers—John R. Waite, Kansas; Moraine C. Bowie and Sobt. T. Powers, Story county, Iowa; Leslie H. Lanning, Webster county, Iowa; Faris A. Miner, Coleman, Texas; Dorf E. Larson Chickasaw, Okla.; Arthur Story county,~Iowa. '"• •K W. Devine, jiitaient the pastjour years, M^rs. George E TVUdfn, of Cresco township, passed away at the Kossuth Bob Kinsey Assigned To Aircraft Carrier Bob Kinsey was a visitor with his parents and friends several days this week while on travel time to his new assignment in the Pacific. Bob graduated from the -U£ 3, ..NjayaJkJGr.uttnersf School,^ t Jacksonville, jFla., Tuesday of Jast week. He had been stationed there since his enlistment last Novem- hospital here Wednesday morning at 6:45 - o'clock. She was brought to the hospital on Sunday, July 11, but all medical treatment was of no avail and she • gradually failed until death came yesterday. Funeral plans at this writing are made for Friday afternoon from the Presbyterian church here,' with Rev. C. C. Richardson in charge and interment in Riverview cemetery. Native or Hurt \ . _, __ ___ m/k.^ « ... Deceased was born Norma Rutn AT fl I|K 11111 AY odden, daughter of Mr; and Mrs. | *** tfliUD 1 V1//1 1 J. J. Godden, at Hurt, August 21, ber. -He was-taking aerial gunnery. Now he has-been assigned to an aircraft- carrier in the Pacific and has left for San Diego.. GOLFERSTO ENJOY TWO-BALL «OME to be returned to the applicants, for correction in tire records alone. Then, too, the U A" books were to be issued before the 21st of July. It was humanly impossible for the personnel of the ration board t6 accomplish this huge task. So volunteers were asked to step in and help the board get this job done on time. 'And the response was fine. The 528 hours' of time was divided amongst 130 of Algona's women and last night at 5 o'clock the job was completed, with the exception of a few.strag- gling appJicsitiSJJJL w hich hj.d not been returned by car "owners. <- • Organizations Co-operate Some'member of the civilian defense committee conceived the idea of contacting the twenty-five women's organizations and other clubs in Algona. As a, result contacts by telephone were made with the following: Legion Auxiliary, this, time. Rain in May was .57 below normal, in June 1.38 above normal and so. far in July .97 above normal. This is sdmqst 4 inches more rain tjian we ^usually of year but have for this Harry says hft'i _ in mud, btit never a grow ' '--•*- July 17 ..., July 18 „ 84 July 19 87 .08 .§7 Frank Zencbr Patient Frank C. gender, Clothing, is a patient. hospital at Rochester, MbBjitted to an, <; Thurs.^. Helms oj the funds raised will provide for the entire needs of the 16 agencies for their 1944 activities, it 4s stated by president Weeks. .Local representatives of community chests;'Farm Bureau, AAA, bankers, business leaders, civic leaders, school superintendents of Last Rites Held For Uda Watson Cole Services weresjield here Wednesday afternoon at Riverview Cemetery when the ashes of the late Mrs, Lida Watson Cole were brought here by her daughter, Mrs. Louis Nelson and daughter of Ames. Mrs. Nelson was accompanied by the Episcopal minister of Ames, who presided a t the service, and his wife. Between 39 and 40 old friends of Mrs. Cole attended the services. 1909. She was married at Clarion, :owa, in 1925 to George E. Wildin. ?or a year they lived at Lyons, !owa, and then they came back o Kossuth and located in Cresco township, in the Cresco church neighborhood, where they have lived ever since. To them were born a daughter, Margaret, and a son, James. Survivors Mrs. Wildin is survived by the husband, the father, J. J. two children, Godden, and her one brother, James Wayne Godden, now with the Seabees of the navy and located in the Pacific area. Her mother, Mrs. J. J. Godden, preceded her in death last fall. The family is trying to contact James, though he could not get here in time for the funeral. Mrs. James Godden, since her husband enlisted last January, has been helping in the Wildin household and is making her home there. HONOR ROLL BOARD DEDICATION HERE SUNDAY AT 2:30 The Kossuth County Honor Roll Board will be dedicated next Sunday, July 25, at 2:30 P. M. in fron f the board on the court hous aw , n V* n case of rain the service will be held in the high schoo uditorium. The program is i large of the local V. P. W. Posi Starting at 5 o'clock this afternoon entrants in a two-ball -foursome will take over the golf course at the Country Club. According to members of the committee the event promises to be outstanding in interest and competition. The committee in charge of this even) is made up of Messrs, and Mesdames Gene Murtagh, T. H. Chris- chilles, C. S. Kurtz, Joe Bloom Don Hutchison, John Kohlhaas, M. H. Falkenhainer, W. P. French Joe Greenberg, Frank Moore, Don Weise, Clayton Percival, Ralph Miller and Joe Lowe and Elizabeth Nugent. -*Kirk's Mother Dies Mr. and Mrs. John Kirk were called to Elkhorn last Thursday by the illness of 'Mr, Kirk's mother, who died Monday. Mrs. Kirk was in her early eighties, and her death was caused by heart trouble. Funeral services are to be held today (Thursday). president; -Beta .'Sigma,; Phi, , Harlan Sigs,bee;'v president; ~St.~ Cecelia's Guild,' Mrs. Andrew Holtzbauer, president; Ladies* As- 4 socia'tion, 'Congregational -church, ' Mrs. Ted Larson, president; D. A.~' R., Mrs. Lucille Smith, regent;- " Degree of Honor, Mrs. J. L. Reed,' president; Dorcas Society, First; Lutheran church, 1 Mrs. Ed WoK cott, president; W. S. C. S., Methodist church, Mrs. W. H. Rocky, m-esiderit;'.O.v-l, S-, Mrs. V. V. ' Naudain, " .„.--... Presbyterian ciforcfr Presbyterian'' Church Aid ciety, Mrs, R, H._Guderian.. dent; P. E,, Q., Betty' .s president; p; T, .Ai,' Mrs.. R. . Reed, president; Rebekah Lodge, Rose Smith, Njpble Grand; Royal Neighbors Lodge, Atha Hardgrove. Oracle;' St. Thomas 'Episcopal Guild, Mrs. Lela Gardner, president; Trinity Lutheran church Ladies' Aid, Mrs. Robt. Leisner, president; Ofawnsend Club, Mrs! A. M. Anderson, president; United Service Women, Mrs. D, D. Mon- ux, president;, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, Mrs. Bob Steven, president; Wa-Tan-Ye, Miss Ada £f r l so » n ; vice president; Welfare Club, Mrs. A. D, Forbes, president; Woman's Club, Mrs. Cidney Laird! Five Dnys Last Week In every case the officers of he above mentioned groups, arose to the occasion and members -were contacted to help in the process(Continued 1 on -page eight) After 70 Years Business Activity Cowan & Son, Builders, Lock Door *V<4W* *>, eVttMUt V|4UE4fUtC»UdlU3 Ui H/T-,. <-l~l J- J » town ana county, are cordially in B JS5f v SSifi. d r2i-** n ) l Sy y - ?9 w vited to attend'this meeting, Mr Beverlv Hni " r>a1 '* *"" Kresensky said today. Their pres ence will be appreciated. * McMahon Daughter Moving to California •Jtor. Rtebard Scbm«?«Kt three children, Peter, Gretchen. Catherine, of Storm Lake, fie week-end here with ™.. Schmltz' jnother, Mrs. S. B. Me, *>M«*«*M, W UU*Vt, 4»44Q. f3, Mahw, On Monday, Mrs. __„ and. her three children, and an* other* Storm Lake woman are eavwg for Naples, Calif., where hey will make their home for an indefinite tirate. Mr. Sphjnit?, w bo i§ 9 lieutenant <}.$.) ip the na^y is stationed at Terminal Island, buy^J^^ 8 ? 4 re P«Wa* damaged ana Mrs, .4» ,-< , «;;,' "-^SrftfejS* It wa> in, 1870 that James IV Cowan started in the building an contracting business in Algoni. Wasn't much town here in thos days but the growth of Algon necessitated the presence of build ers and "Jim" Cowan took on th in the constructig on August, } the older building W w town may be credited t his handiwork. He even complete the job of building the Kossut county court house because of th contracting firm going broke be fom? it bad the building completed From 1870 until 1903 "Jim's" con tracting firm was. one of the lead Congressman F. give, the dedicatorj , address.' The program is as fol Beverly Hm«, Cajif., qo Stroke on Christinas day. Se wa n years of age. She was in a yes home for about a month after the strafes,. Fweral services were held in Osbforoia on January sf with number of old Atoms -friends W P ever, enjy.for lows: Invocation, the Rev. Father ers in the contracting business in ' Introduction o( Master of Ceremonie* by Commander of V, F. W. Post. H. {{, Cpwan, grew ' . survived ;fcy another MJlvwa -D.^£ i. * a..A_ii.ar_ . mother since Dr. SuteUffe's of «W?cm* «*. obsnpwjn her father being one of the first ' the Hev, band and No Ueeiwe, 10 Day* jusflce J, BTJ< States Navy called. Harold to the. colors. He ww appointed a lieutenant (j.g,'),ln the U,,£. N e «, and went to " ' "his |,Wh.ire he Sttoto. He

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