The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 12, 1943 · Page 4
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HEADS COMMITTEE STORM LAKE MEET Antone Johnson, chairman of Boy. Scout activities throughout Kossuth county, has been appointed chairman of the attendance committee for the Boy Scouts of America "University of Scouting" to be held at Buena Vista College, Storm Lake, on September 5 and 6. Johnson will appoint within a week an attendance chairman for each community of the county, who in turn will be responsible lor local attendance at the two any training session. Max R Clark of Sac City has recently accepted chairmanship of the en- i . • < . •• , < i < . tire project after appointmenl by . James R. Dolliver, of Fort Dodge, president of the 19-county Prairie Gold Council, Boy Scout organization. Clark is now establishing a small panel discussion group for the course so that all scout leaders attending may have an opportunity to have all of their questions answered so that they can operate a better type of scouting program. Drivers' Exams Monday Persons wishing to take driver's license tests may do so next Monday, August 16, between the hours of 9 a. m. and 4 p. m. when a special patrolman will be here to give the tests. Application should ie made to the sheriff's office. Examinations may be taken here every other Monday. The alter- late week the patrolman gives tie tests at Swea City. ^^^^^H^y^g^y^UgJl^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^j IETY UNITY Do not relax. The war is not won yet. Unity is what it takes to win. Forget politics, forget profits, forget everything except the war effort. Most people are 100% but as you dive down into the deep, dark mysteries of our present economic situation you will find a few that think morj of their pocketbook than they do of winning the war. Some shoe factories tell you that you must have shoes. They acknowledge their shoes are not as good as they used to be but their prices are just as high and higher than they were when they made s?ood shoes. They say materials are scarce and there will not be shoes enough to go around. As a matter of fact there are shoes enough in the stores and homes of the state of Iowa to last its people a year or more. Why not wear them out? By that time those fellows would be able to find some good sole leather and would be glad to make a reasonable price. Water will find its level. If merchants would stop buying those high priced make believe shoes the situation would adjust itself. For me it is good shoes or no shoes. The war will bo over this year and I want to keep my customers in line. Good shoes at small profits is what keeps customers coming. JIMMIE NEVILLE I THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, AUGUST 12 - 13 - 14 A DRAMA OF LOVE... FAITH and COURAGE! Friday, August 13 Midnight Show 11:30 p. m. Price lOc - 40c 4 t . He Wants » • 1 r, *.&»». » M • Sunday-Monday, AUK. 15-1C From Cosmopolitan Magazine Story "BUNDLES FOR FREEDOM' 1 Free ticket except 4c war tax presented to each patron for use Tuesday, August 17. Joseph Davies "MISSION TO MOSCOW" Walter Huston - Ann Harding TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17 - 18 Thi Thrilling Report by Former U. S. Ambassador to Russia JOSEPH E. DAVIES ttomng USTON • ANN HARDING Local Townsend Club Meets— The council members of the Algona Townsend Club No. 1 met Monday evening, August 9, for a general discussion of the club's business. A scripture reading was given by Mrs. A. M. Anderson, the chairman. A letter was read from the state manager of Townsend Clubs, John H. Miller, if Des Moines, .in regard to the club Liberty Bell ringers. The Algona club has hree bell ringers so far, and Iowa stands in tenth place in the nation. A silver trophy will be presented to the winning club on October 17. A communication was also read from Mrs. Mina Davis, auxiliary chairman, thanking the ladies for tae gift of handkerchiefs given her. The July attendance seals have arrived and all members that attended a meeting during the month of July are eligible to receive one. The public relations committee announced that they have secured Webster Orton, of Algona, to address the next club meeting at the Legion Hall, Tuesday evening, August 17 Webster is interested in Indian lore, which will be the subject of his talk. After the talk the social committee will serve home-made doughnuts and coffee. Following this all members taking part in the patriotic pageant will hold a rehearsal. Bridge Luncheon- Mrs. Roy Keen and Mrs. Button Thorpe entertained at i luncheon Tuesday in honor o Mrs. A. C. Norton, of KeokUk and her sister, Mrs. M. M. Morrow, of Audubon, who are visiting their mother, Mrs.. F. S Norton. Other guests were Eleanor Norton, Mrs. Raymond Norton, Mrs. D. P. Smith and Mrs W. G. McCullough. Prizes for bridge were won by Mrs. McCullough and Mrs. Ferguson. Part of the afternoon was spent looking over old snapshots and reminiscing over high school day activities which several of the group had taken part in together. Mrs. Keen is having her vacation from the Kresensky store. Entertains at Bridge— Miss Barbara Haggard entertained a group of her girl friends at a bridge party on Wednesday evening at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Haggard on North Thorington street. Miss Barbara expects to return to Northwestern University in middle September where she has spen the summer as a student in music picked up niore weight, It Still ftalns! Over an ineh arid a half of rain has fallen so,far this Week with prospects good for tflote, and farmers who have hot threshed ate not feeling very happy about the whole thing. The Weather reported by Weathermanf Harry Nolte follows: 1 HI Low Rain August 4 ....,,..84 62 August 5 76 58 August 6 ., 82 S8 August 7 90 67 August 8 87 70 August 9 83 67 1.30 August 10 88 60 August It 82 67 .24 Soil temperature 78.9 LOCALS Richard Batt Ilonorce— A family picnic was given Sunday at the Call State Park in honor of Richard Batt, son of Mr. and Mrs. William F Batt. Richard is entering the armed service, and will leave for Camp Dodge today. Those in attendance were Mrs. William H. Batt, Edna and Marilyn Batt, of St. Benedict; Mr. and Mrs. Mervin Hauenstein and family of Emmetsburg; Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Erickson and family of Estherville; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lewis and Jerry Lee, Mrs. Inez Weiner and daughters, of Biirt; Newton Taylor, of Whittemore; Miss Sylvo Tonderum, of West Bend; Mr. and Mrs George Bntt and family, Mr. and Mrs. Verne Batt and family, Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Potter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Orrin Edwards and family, Mr. and Mrs. William F. Baft and family, and Miss Helen Batt, all of Algona; and Daryle and Howard Batt and the honoree Richard Batt, of Titonka. Rebekah Picnic—The annual Rebekah family picnic will be held Friday, August 13, at the swimming pool. Members are asked to bring a covered dish and sandwiches for a 6:30 supper. U. S. W. to Meet— The U. S. W. will meet Monday, July 16, at the library club room at 8 o'clock. Members are to bring an eligible guest and also games and puzzles for convalescent soldiers. Idle Hour Club Meets— The Idle Hour Club met Wednesday afternoon for a 1:00 o'clock luncheon at the home of Mrs. E. J. Hough. St. Thomas Guild Meets Today— The St. Thomas Guild will meet with Mrs. Scott More on Thursday, August 12, at 2:30 p. m, Thimble Club This Afternoon- Mrs. W. H. Rockey is entertaining the Thimble Club this afternoon at 2:00 o'clock. STUDER FAMILIES UNITE AT WESLEY IN HOMECOMING AND OTHER EVENTS Wesley—Mr. and Mrs. Max Studer and daughter Mary Kath erine and Mr. and Mrs. Larrj Dalgetty and son Billy, of Mason City, were weekend guests at the A]f and John L. Studer homes. Other guests at the picnic din ner at the Alf Studer home were Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Haverly and son Don, and Mr. and Mrs. Julius Kelch and two children, of Estherville, Mr. and Mrs. Nate Studer and Kathleen Neuroth, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Young and two children, and Mrs. Lou Schleusner and Eugene, of Garner, called in the evening. Mae Studer and Mrs. Howard Gopcl, the former Florence Burke, of Wichita, Kans., came Saturday morning. They had been employed in the Beech Aircraft Co. but Mae gave up the work on account of foot trouble. Mrs. Gopel's husband came Saturday from an army air camp at Miami, Fla., for a furlough. They went to Crystal Lake for a visit with liis parents. Mary Katherine Student went to Algona Monday to visit her aunt, Mrs. Eugene Hubcr, and family. Her grandmother, Mrs. Lena Huber, accompanied Mary to Mason City Tuesday.. Mary Katharine, who has been employed in a defense plant in Omaha, expects to leave September ii for Sinsinawa, Wis., where she will enter the St. Clara convent us a Postulant. Jimmy Studer is a warrant officer at Camp Robinson, Ark. Dennis Studer is a Seaman 2-c at the naval training station at Farragut, Idaho, having, enlisted in January. Don Studer is at his parental Max Studer home in Mason City. Donnelle Haynes, of Chicago, spent last week here visiting her parents. Luella Zeal, of Plankinton, S D., visited her friend Mildrec Funnemark here last week. The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Goetz has been named Arlene Helen. The Wesley Tigers defeated Lotts Creek in a game playec there Sunday 4-1. Mr. and Mrs. Halvor Flom were guests at the Elmer Johnson home at Britt Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Smith, Buffalo Center, were Sunday guests at the Vincent Eisenbacker home. Diana Kleinpeter returned home Wednesday evening from Britt, where she had visited the Don Meleneys a few days. Francis Hanig returned to Camp Campbell Monday following a 15-day furlough at his parental George Hanig home. Rosalie Alne, Sylvia Ann Gerdes, and Mary Lou Haverly returned Tuesday from a few days visit at the home of Mrs. Hemmingway at Clear Lake. Mrs. Oliver Young was brought home Monday in the McMahon ambulance from the Mercy hospital, Mason City where she recently had a major operation. Mrs. Charles Kelch, Agnes Kelch, Ed. Shop, of Oak Hill, 111., and Miss Katherine Kelch, of Corwith, were guests at the Mrs. Irene Studer home Saturday night. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Hopkins entertained at dinner Monday evening, August 2. Frank Shilts, of Algpna, and Mrs. Thelma Foot, of Pensacola, Florida, werq guests. The St. Joseph Catholic parish will serve a chicken dinner t( the public.in the parish hall Sun day, August 15. Serving will be gin at 5 o'clock. There will als be a bazaar. Irving Alne spent several day last week at the home of his uncle, Carl Seiverseike, Garden City. He began work in the canning factory at Blue Earth Minn., Monday. The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Eisenbacher was baptized Mary Jean Sunday. Sponsors were Ruth Mary Eisenbacher and Vincent Smith, of Buffalo Center. Mrs. Albert Dirksen and children, of Albert Lea, Minn., visited at the home of her sister, Mrs. Urban Lickteig, here and at her parental J. B. Meuhe home, near Irvington. Mr. and Mrs. Tom McMahon and son went to Lawler Sunday and brought back their two daughters, Patty and Mary Lou, who had spent a week with their grandparents, the Tom McMa- lons Sr. Mrs. Leo Reno and two chil- Iren, Carol and Eddie, and Mrs. Paul Flaherty and son Larry left Tuesday for Chicago, where they vill now live. Mr. Reno and Mr. ''lahcrty have been there several months working in ammunition actories. Mrs. August Garman and daughter Rita expect to leave the alter part of this week for Dubuque, where on Sunday their daughter and sister Ruth will become a novice in the B. V. M. Order of Charity at Mt. Camels! She entered as a Postulant in February. Billy Gudcrian, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Guderian, won a wrist watch in a recent Register and tribune carrier contest. John Long, manager of the Jouncil Oak Store, has been con- ined at his home the past few lays with a stomach ailment. Barbara Pool, who is attending ummer school at Cedar Falls, pent the week-end here with her arents, Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Pool. Monty, the young son of Mr. nd Mrs. Carl Pearson, was seri- usly ill a few days last week with acute indigestion, but has recovered nicely. Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Scheme! and son, Mart, and Mrs. M. P. Weaver spent Tuesday and Wednesday at Pipestone, Minn., looking after some farm interests there. Mr. and Mrs. George Hackman and family, who are here from Knoxville, Ky., visiting . the Fred Geigel home, spent Tuesday at Fenton visiting Mr. Hackman's niece, Mrs. Gerald Voigt. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Meredith, Edna Meredith and Mary Dexter of Union Grove, Wis., were in Algona Wednesday and Thursday looking after business matters, and called on Mrs. Lyda Allen. Mrs. D. D. Mpnlux and the officers of the United Service Women's organization are visiting today in Humboldt and Dakota City where they will start an organization there of the U. S. W. Bob Loosen, son of the Rev. and Mrs. H. L. Loesch, is a new clerk at the Shilts Brownbilt Shoe Store. Bob Wolfe, who was previously employed at the store has gone to take a business course. Mr. and Mrs. James Powers and daughter, Susan, of Melbourne, Iowa, were Sunday visitors at the home of the former's arother, George Powers, and fam- ly. James is in the painting >usiness. Wayne Straycr, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Strayer, arrived home Monday from Fort Tilden, New York, where he has been in the coast guard for seven months. Wayne is a seaman first class. He has a week's leave. June 'Strayer, daughter of' Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Strayer, began a two weeks' vacation Monday from her work in Brown's Studio. Mrs. Strayer has been confined to her bed ever since last Thursday when she had a heart attack. Pauline Neuroth, who has been employed for some time at the Cummings > store, is now employee at Sargent* & Co., having assumed her duties in the office there on Monday. She was previously employed there several months ago. G. C. Stewart received a cut on his eye ball Thursday when a corn leaf crossed his eye while working in the field for the Pio- iecr Hi-bred Seed Co. Mr. Stewart was taken to Mason City Tuesday when it seemed that the doctors here were unable to do much for the injured eye. He will remain there for three or four days. Andrew Monlux, son of Mr. and VIrs. D. D. Monlux, is expected lome next week from Chicago vhere he is just finishing some dvanced training, which he began iie middle of July. Andrew is a irst lieutenant. After visiting ere Andrew thinks he will re- urn to Duncan Field near San Intonio, Texas, where he had een before. Mr. and Mrs. Webb Gillespie went to Waterloo Saturday morning to see the gladiolus show Sunday evening they visited ii Cedar Rapids. From there they journeyed to Iowa City where Mr. Gillespie is -receiving a general check-up at the hospital They will return the last of thib week. Mr. Gillespie is an em- NOTICE! Take your empty bottles and cases to your dealer for refund of your deposit. Due to war time restrictions, bottles, cartons and cases are scarce, We repeat! Take them back today!; Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. Fort Dodge Bottling Works ' «• retuhi6d last Wednesday front month's vacation dpsni at & Cottage on Lake Lizzie hear Detroit Lake, Minn. Dr. Martin haS made a fine re</oVer# from an operation performed at Roches* ter shortly before his vacation. He resumed Services at the Congregational church Sunday morning. Frances Hough arrived! Monday from Memphis, Tennessee, to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. J ( Hough. Prances is a fashion cop£ writer in a department store In Memphis. Her sister, Mary Ann spent the week end here to visit Frances and her parents. Mary Ann is-an employee In the sports department of the Cassidy Clothing store. Mary Ann returned to Des Moines Wednesday. Richard Skilltng, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Skilling, has written to his brother, Jerry, saying that he would take a blonde for his birthday, but that a brunette would do. If any of you girls are interested, you can find "Dick" nt Camp Roberts, California. Dick has been taking a nine weeks' course in radio and communications. He graduated from the Algona high school this spring and entered the army the middle of June. Dick writes that he has actual practice maneuvers Diek says that he has been thrown to grourtd by, trick, holds} Which , proves .that weight .dP 1 """ - t " i - i ent«f .iftto^the mal 10 " Marshall &SwiftInc CHICKEN SUPPER Parish Hall St. Benedict, Iowa SUNDAY, AUGUST 29 Tickets 50c Serving 5:30 to 8:00 Friday-Saturday Aug. 13-14 "SAVE" is your Wartime Slogan, so buy Furs during ouf August Sale!!! Never before has Marshall and Swift conducted an August Fur Sale as significant as this one, from the standpoint of QUALITY * FASHION IMPORTANCE * AND ' MONEY SAVING .BENEFITS. • . • Settle the problem of • Next Winter's Fur Coat NOW —while* coats such as these are still available. Ask Mr. Wool worth about our convenient Lay-Away Plan. ^ IW AIM' Wi rcioftf •- •:•,/"•* Foster Furniture Co. ^ i<. r. Fanner— True—you are busy with plenty of farm work —but you must keep up your farm buildings, fences and yards. We have a car of Creosoted Yellow Pirie Posts in the yard—and woven wire and barb, See us today «* i*'f*': F. S. NORTON & SON Phone 229 After you have bought bonds and we have won the war — we will plenty of fine furniture for you. At present our stock is quite complete and prices are still very reasonable.

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