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Service Men jjtip Column -Kossuth and Algona Doings of Plat Week Condensed For Service Meii. Clip and Mail in Your Next Letter to the Boys, Mr. and Mrs. Minard, Algonn, •have four sons in the service, Floyd, Warren and Phillip in the navy and Kenneth in the army. . . . Mr. and Mrs. Allen Carr, of Titonka, have four sons in the service, though they are not listed on the county' service board. They are Robert, Hugh, James and Donnie. . . . Lt. Russ B. Waller has been assigned to sea duty and reports at Gulfport, Miss. . . . Lt.' Edward Capesius, whose wife lives at Fenton, Is back in U. S. A. from Australia. . . . Jens and Tony Sorenson, both world War veterans, received word through *the Red Cross from father arid brother in Odense, Denmark. . . . Richard Sjogren, with Africa forces, writes home. . . . Lt. Hi White home for few days Established 1865 J\LGONA ) JOWA,_THURSDAY ) SEPTEMBER 9, 1943 Eight Pages VOL. 72 — NO. 36 ~, before reporting Custer, Mich. back to Fort A reclassifica- lion of service registrants has been ordered. Every registrant under 38 must certify to the local board whether there has been any change in his selective ; service status. . . .Pvt. Wallace Winkle, in North Africa area, • receives army award in recognition for service. Parents are Mr. and Mrs. Glair Winkie of Union township. New American Legion Post organized in LuVerne. Walter Engel is the first commander. ,!Ew.enty-four war veterans of No. $< and three who ' have received morable discharges from pres- , t war ttave signed up. . . . ': Oftetail business managers, helpers, and employes met Friday in vhew war activities office, pledged vto sell and sign up $200 each in ,';bonds .and stamps for the third •war loan drive this month. . j, . • 'Donald • Arns, 'Son of Mr. and • Mrs. A. 'H: Arns, Cresco town- r, ship, was with Lt. John G. Win- ,fiiant, Jr., son of U. S. ambassador '(i-tq England, on a shuttle attack , '. :; on' Regensburg, Germany. .' . . Mary Grubb, • daughter of Mr. arid' Mrs. Jesse G. Grubb, Algona, enlisted in WAG at Air Base Headquarters, McChord Fie I'd. ^ . . . Jean French, daughter of Mr. • and Mrs. H. A. French, -Titonka, HEHP HARVEST TO START NEXT WEEK joins WAVES. has new pastor, Lotts Creek Rev. A. Otto, formerly of Galva and replacing Rev. E. Fiene, resigned. . . . Pvt. Howard Sarchet, army engineer stationed at Brooklyn, ,_N. Y., is home on furlough visiting ,'parents arid friends. . . . be careful motorist. The school kids are back on the streets. TO START USING RATION BOOK III The first brown "point : stamp" < in War, Ration .Book III '-v tvcome^valid* September 12. 29 PLACES Ity CO. WHERE YOU CAN BUY WAR BONDS There are 29 plates' where war bonds are issued in Kossuth County. Nbw that the people of the county are havirfg the chance to subscribe for bonds in the Third War Loan campaign, the next thing to do is to go and buy the bonds. In addition to the post offices in each of the 12 towns in the county, there are other agencies ready and happy to sell you the bonds. In addition, too, the post offices and agencies, store clerks in many of the retail establisn- ments are prepared to take your order arid get your "bonds for you. Likewise, the liquor stores, et both Algona and Bancroft, are securing many orders for bonds. The complete list of authorized issuing agencies in addition to the post offices is: Algona—Algona Federal Savings and Loan Association; Algona National Farm Loan Association; Call Theatre; Iowa State Bank; Security State Bank. Bancroft—Farmers and Traders Sayings Bank, Burt—Burt Savings Bank. Fenton—First Trust and Savings Bank of Armstrong: Lakota—The Farmers Trust and Savings Bank of Buffalo Center. ' Ledyard—State Bank of Ledyard. Lone Rock—The Lone • Rock State Bank. LuVerne-^-The Farmers State Bank. Swea 'City—State Bank of .Ledyard, Iowa Theatre. Titonka— Titonka Savings Bank. • " '•••••• Wesley — The Exchange State Bank: . . ' Whittemore — The Whittemore State Bank. ' • • LOCALS This "stamp, A, is good for 16 points through October 2. Brown stamps will become' valid" on successive Sundays and will always .expire on the Saturday nearest the end of a month. -They will be used for rationing meats, fats,' oils, canned fish, cheese, canned milk, and all other commodities now rationed with red stamps in War Ration Book II. The small stamps bearing pictures of field guns, tanks, ships and airplanes are not yet in use. Anyone who has not received Book III may bb- tain one by applying to his local ration board. Here From Kansas . Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Vanderwerf and family:came Sunday and will be here until Friday, visiting at the home of her father, Ray Barton. They are now located in Kansas City, where Bill is employed at the Sunflower Ordnance Plant and doing well. Their • daughter, Betty Lou, is employed in a bakery at Kansas City. Their Kossuth Banker Has Long Record In Iowa Financial Circles Banker Guy M. Butts, prpsi- dent of the Wesley Exchange Bank,.who attended the -state bartkerptmeeting;';*at- "ti <es'. 'Moincs lasf-week," was'found'.to'hive ,b«!n in the banking business . in .Iowa' longer than any banker in attendance. He has been_Jn the Wesley, bank for the past 59 years, and for many years has been the president of that institution. The. bank was . established by his father, the late F. M. Butts and Guy entered the bank as a boy. Guy's bank was one of the few banks that survived in Kossuth county during the depression years. Mr. and Mrs. C. II. Swanson went to Des Moines Sunday and Mrs. Swanson entered the Broad- lawns hospital for medical treatment. Mr. and Mrs. 1 Maurice McMahon arrived Saturday from Minneapolis, to get their daughter. Nancy, who has spent the past three weeks here with .her grandmother, Mrs. S. E. McMahon. The Jesse Hill family moved to Fort Dodge last Saturday. Mr. Hill has been employed there the past year by the Algona Bus Co. Donna Hill remained in tAlgona to continue as stenographer at the Hutchison & Hutchison office. Mrs. Christian Godfredson plans to leave the last of the week for Chicago where she will make her home with her brother, Fred Hallberg. Mrs.' Godfredsoh recently sold her home here. Chicago was her home prior to coming to Algona. David Berrie returned to his home in Mason City last Tuesday after several days here with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Barry. His sister, Roseanne, had come over with him, but returned previously with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Berrie. George Meyer, son of; Dr. and Mrs. Harold Meyer of Holstein, is staying with the Wm. C. Daus until his parents can locate ; home in Algona. The Meyers are planning to move back' to Algona some time this month. George has started the new school term here. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Combs left 'Monday for ..Fort Worth, Texas, where the former is employed at the v Consolidated ' Aircraft Factory. ' He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Combs. The Combs' other son, Gene, left Tuesday for Carrip Roberts, California, where he is taking code in the signal corps. The W. H. Rockey family is 370 Farmers Cut 4095 Acres Tuesday morning two hemp harvester machines cut the first hemp in the Algona Mill area, on the Alfred Schenck farm 2% miles north. of Algona on Highway 109. A heavy wind prevailed which hindered cutting operations, i In order not to burden the binder machine, which later follows and ties the cut hemp in bundles, operations were stopped for the day. Schooling For Operators The purpose of the two machines in the Schenck field was to serve as a schooling for the machine operators who are to have charge of cutting machines in the 30 cutting rings and to give each operator a chance to familiarize himself with the machine. The remainder of this week will be devoted to the schooling, after which the machine operators will return to their rings to start cutting operations in the entire area. AH Machines Here All harvester machines have R^JL-S',^ 1 ^ '«' , Ed n a , r n ll ract ° r ' Ed Kain ' A1 g° na - Mem-.E. Clayton 15, Irwin Gerber 12, Blanchard 10, Henry Hartwell 10, bers and acreage: Leonard Draser both of Alcona. moving to Webster City Friday morning. Mr. Rockey has been transferred to that, territory as reseller salesman for the Standard Oil ' Company. The 'whole Rockey 'family has been very active in many of the town-activi- ;tf es, especially those of the Steussy Family Has Reunion In Algona Gerald Stjeus.sy recevied ' his second lieutenant's -wings recently at Fort' Suhiher, Rpswell, New Mexico, and was, here from Friday until Monday visiting his mother, Mrs. Freda Steussy. In honor of the occasion the other members of the family came home and a family reunion was held Sunday'at the home of his sister, Mrs. Mike Loss, Jr. Those attending were 'Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Pech of Springville, la., son, Howard (Bud) is somewhere' Mrs. Ernest ' Schunke and two in north Africa. He is in the navy and has. a first class, rating now- His mother just received a letter from him which was the first she had received since in February. Bud enlisted the day after he was 17. ,He wrote that he was "doing fine and feeling awful lonesome." He expects to be back in the U. S. soon. sons, Frederick arid Gerald Michael, of Black River Falls, Wis., and Mr, and Mrs. Lyle Raney of Algona. Mrs. Schunke and children had been visiting the past two weeks with the Pech family at Sprjngvale. They returned 10 their homes Tuesday. Gerald \vas employed at the Borchardt drug store for several years. difit. • Church,- ; and Algojiimif 'are "going ^to miss ithe family ' : when they move. .:' Capt. and Mrs. Wm. B. Higgins and little son, Billy, arrived Monday from ' Hattiesburg, Miss., for a visit at the McEnroe Sisters' home. Capt.. Higgins will report to Fort Benning, Ga., on Sept. 12 for three months' advanced training while .his wife remains in Algona, The Higginses went to Sioux City Wednesday to., visit his mother, Mrs. Wm. Higgins, and his 'sister, Mrs. Don Sylves- ten ... You Better File Before The 15th Of Sept. or It's Too Bad For You Many persons are required to file a Declaration of Estimated 1943 income tax prior to Septeriw ber 15,., 1943, who perhaps are unaware " of Government Regulations. A penalty is inflicted unless those required to file do file each Declaration by September 15 and pay at least one-half of the estimated tax. Persons actually 'farming who derive 80% pf their income frpm farming do not have to file until December J5> v Persons merely owning farms which they rent are required to file by September 15. . Those Who Must File Single personsr-*-Having income from "salary of more than I27QO during 1942 or W43 or a combina? tion, pf salary or wages with in* come from,-other sources ,—„„,, • ing to $100 or more <if the total income'.amounts to more- titan ' $5flQ fpr'lifter 194JT ^ v fc .Married penspng' .. .?>-and living with spouse i'ijng income from salary of more *»than 13500 during \m or 1943 -- a combination of salary with wne .from other sources amounting to $1QO or more if the total income amounts to $1200 for either 1942 or 1943. Where a married couple receives income not subject to withholding requirements, if one of them alone has income of more than $624 even though the total income, of both man and wife is a'declaration Sept. 15. by farmers, must file a declaration by September 15 if single and making over $500 or if married and making over $1200. If you .are uncertain as to whether you are required to file on September 15 you should consult an, Internal Revenue man, attorney, accountant or someone capable of giving proper assistance, If you work on a salary from which withhpldings have been made from your wages, you will not be required to file providing you are a .single -person' earning; less than - $2700.00 a year, or a married person making less than $3,500.00,. unless you'have other income in Addition to your salary of $100 • or, more, in which case you too must file by September »' i * • Those required to file Declaration on Septmeber 15. should l__li_ _ A.1 «_ «_-?_« . -*. _ * . . _ j . i _ 1 turns with them. This is a new Federal-Law and~only those.per-r sons having knowledge 'thereof are qualified to advise you con cerning the.jnany new " tions contained therein. These returns must be on file in the Collector's office on Sepr tember J5. Don't wait until the last few day? or it may be impossible to handle jill. Declarations within the time required. And if you don't file it'll be too bad for you, unless you are classified as not comnig under filing regulations. A —» V *I?LJJ_ —«--'. —- Willard Mitchell, who is taking engineering at Brookings, S. D., under the army specialized training program, is here on a ten .day visit with his wife and baby and other . relatives and friends. Willard was graduated from the Aircraft Mechanics' school'at Lincoln, Nebraska, prior to going to Brookingsl He has been in the army since October. He will return to Brookings a week from Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Paul McNiel became the parents of a baby girl at the Kossuth Hospital August 27. The baby was named Sheryll Gertrude. The McNiels also have a son, Teddy Paul, a little over a year old. Mrs. McNiel returned to her home in the Wesley neighborhood on 'Monday. Mrs. McNiel before her marriage was Miss Irene Johnson, and was employed at the J. W. Haggard home in Algona for'some years. The promotion of Staff Sergeant Clifford R. Teeter to the grade of technical sergeant was announced recently at George Field, Illinois. Clifford entered the army in July, 1941, and is now, serving in the quartermaster corps as chief warehouseman of the commissary and cold storage warehouses. Sergeant Teeter is the spn of Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Teeter of Algona, and his grandfather was a Civil War soldier, serving in the cavalry, Mrs. W. J. Sigsbee visited her son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Sigsbee, from Friday till Tuesday, Her daughter, Ruth Ann, came Sunday and then returned with her mother Tuesday to Fort Dodge where they will make , their n e w home after spending the summer in Provo, Utah, where Mr. Sigsbee is employed .on a steel construction job. The Sigsbees are former Algo- nians. While Mrs. Sigsbee was here she-also • visited her mother, Mrs. Louise, Wegener. been received and it is hoped that the last ten machines can be set up and delivered by Sept. 18th, which will be ample time to start cutting. No one need be in a hurry if they do not receive their harvester, as spoh as a* neighbor ring does. It may be to an advantage if the hemp happens 10 be cut later, especially the taller hemp. To Cut 4,095 Acres Starting within the next few days the cutting of 4,095 acres of hemp will be on in earnest. There are 370 fields in the hemp area. Thirty machines will be put' to work. These cutters windrow the long hemp -stalks and following a season of retting the hemp is then picked up by a machine which binds the stalks into sheafs and in this manner they are delivered to the hemp plant grounds and stacked to await processing through the winter months. Schcnck's Largest Field Alfred Schenck is growing the largest acreage of hemp- pf the 370 farmers participating in the project. His farm is located on No. 169, two and a half miles npjth of Algqna J .and-the.;field of 5"jB acres- of hemp adjoins the/ hiM- way. Next in size is the"'field; of 40 acres grown by Walter Krause, Lone Rock. Lewis Merkle, Livermore, has 37 acres, R. L. Kuhlman, Ottosen, 30, Clifford Ringsdorf, Titonka, 30, and several have in the twenties. However, by far, the largest number of fields consists of 10 acres. Rings Reach 29 in Area The growers have divided the hemp fields in the area into cutting and binding rings to be covered by. the thirty machines. Each ring has its cutter and binder operator and tractor man. It 'is estimated that under favorable conditions, in the neighborhood pC ten acres can be cut by one machine per day. Even at that the cutting and harvesting of the crop is going' to take up considerable time to place the Hemp in stacks at the plant. Following are the ring numbers, the machine and tractor operators and members of the different rings in the Kossuth hemp area: Ring No. 1—132.5 Acres Machine operator Andrew Thompson, tractor, Ralph Hurlburt, both .Lone Rock. Members and acreage: Lester Theesfield, George Jentz 10, Chas. Theesfield 8, E. H. Mueller 10, Frank Thilges 10, Everett Mueller 10, E. C. Weisbrod 10, E H.. Dreyer 10, all of Fenton; Ralph Hurlburt 20, Henry F. Schrader and N. L. Cotton 10, Newbrogh and Cotton 10, Aug. J. Heinen and Ello Rahn 7, all of Lone Rock. Ring No. 2—150 Acres Machine operators Alfred Jorgenson and Ralph Thompson, C. F. Schultz 10, Eldin J. Marlow 10, all of Lone Rock. Ring No. 3—150 Acres Machine operator F. R. Hunt, Bancroft, tractor, same. Members and acreage: F. R. Hunt 10, Hans Presthus 10, both of Bancroft; Ed Kadow 10, Matt Kramer 12, Albert G. Valentine 10, Chas. W. Patterson 18, E. M. Toothman 10, F. L. Ryerson 10, Raymond Westling 10, Emil Person 10, John Gifford 10, Earl Ackerman 10, all of Burt; Mary Govern, Titonka 10. Milton Marlow, Lone Rock, 10. Ring No. 4—142 Acres Machine Operator Ben Schmidt, Lone Rock, tractor, same and Walter Krause, Lone Rock. Members and acreage: F. W. Jentz 10, Lewis Lowman 10, both of Fenton; Fred Schmidt 10, C. E. Householder 10, Walter Krause 40, Emil Haack 10, Otto Wichtendahl 10, Harold Luedtke 10, Orville and Ortwin Kressin 12, Ben Schmidt 10, Arnold Meyer 10, all of Lone Rock. Ring No. 5—140 Acres Machine operator Wilfred Radig, tractor, Ray Black, Lone Rock. Members and acreage: Ornie and Sieboldt Behrends 10, Ray Black 10, Wilfred Radig 10, Rudolph Tietz 10, all of Lone Rock; Ralph iers and acreage: Leonard Drager 6, Donald Weaver 10, H. J. Bode 10, Ivan Long 10, Floyd Bode 10, Hollis Benschoter 10, Harry Fel- both of Algona. Rinf No. 21—149 Acres Machine operator Harold Hunt, Stewart 10, Delmer Angus 10, Floyd Duncan -0, Ed Hoppe 10, Leonard Dittmer 10, John D. Long, Jr. 10, Godfrey Ceilenfeld 10, Dean Andrews 10, P. P. Web2 10, R. L. Ackerman 10, all of Burt Ring No. 6—140 Acres Machine operator E. E. Hann;i. Lone Rock, tractor, Don Fraser Burt. Members and acreage Paul Schmidt 10, E. E. Hanna 1! A. H. Hanna 15, Arnold Schmid 10, Clarence Donovan 18 Delyle Nelson 21, all of Lom Rock; F. W. Bacon 12, A. J. Ditt mer 10, Carl Kueck 6, D. A. Fra ser 10, Mike Long 6, John Hau pert 10, Louis W. Scott 6, Augus Schipull 10, all of Burt. Ring No. 7—118 Acres Mochine operator >and tractor George H. Johnson, Algona. Mem bers. 10,"', AAWi.iti M*_tlo*~lIvrLCJ. 1U. 11. ct 1 J. JT £ C1- A 1 H JT 1 1 ter 10, Julius Baas 10, Edward A1 |paa Members and acreage: Kain 10, Wilbur J. Zeigler 10, Jos. I ?', E - Mo ^ a " l .°< J ° hn Weydert 12, _ _.,. ' _ . . ° " .TnHM T n/l/illi nvn Af\ T f>*m*t *D*m*.rH J. Elbert 10, N. J. Alexander 12, Ronald Gardner 10, Ray Braun 10, Dwight B. Potter 10, all of Algona. Ring No. 13—119 Acres Machine operator and tractor, Roy A. Hanson, Burt. Members and acreage: Roy E. Adams 10, Kain Bros. 12, Clifton Benschoter 17, Chester Albroght 10, Leo C. Miller 10, Wm. R. Paetz 15, John Carroll 15, Clarence Priebe 10, C. E. Dietrich 10, all of Algona, Joe Krieps, Sexton, 10. Ring No. 14—162 Acres Machine operator Chester .1. ., W.. A..Bleicl fti.-Larson It?," both't> ' Lone Rock, tractor, James Coady, Burt. Members and acreage: Jas. R. Coady, Burt, 15; Walter Thompson 15, Lawrence Dittmer 10, R. T. Angus 10, all of Bancroft; O. T. Cherland 10, A. B. Cherland 10, Alfred Jorgensen 10, Ralph Thompson 10, Dave Lynch Algona; LeRoy-''Mann 10, Alvin L. Rasmussen 10, Chas. W. Scot 6, Rudolph Peters 10, Ray S. McWhorter 12, Wayne Keith 10, Kenneth F. Strayer 10, Roy Ringsdorf 10, Henry J. Stroebel 10, P W. Arend 10, all of Burt. Ring No. 8—152 Acres Machine operator Leo Gardner tractor Burton Hanson, Wesley Members and acreage: Fred Henken 12, Clifford Ringsdorf 30, bolh of Titonka; Ray A. Hansen 10, E E. Meyer 10, both of Burt; Julius Hansen 10, O. E. Hott 10, O. E. Ely 10, Raymond R. Weiland 10, Ralph Tjaden 10, Henry G. Pommer 10, Kobie D. Hemrnen 10, Axel Carlson 10, George Seaberg 10, all of Wesley. • Ring No. 9—125 Acres Machine operator Henry Muller, tractor C. A. Elbert, Whittemore. Members and acreage: H. W. Schultz 10, W. A. Leininger 3, John H. Farrel 10, John Waldron 19, John N. Kollasch 10, Chas. G. Kollasch 8, Henry Mueller 10, all of Whittemore; Arthur Reidel 10, Ida Kuecker 10, L. R. and Russel Walker 10, W. H. Ehrhardt 10, E, H. Broadwell 10, all of Algona. Ring No. 10—101 Acres Cutter Operator J. M. Sorenson, binder, Cleo Black, tractor, J. M. Elmore, Algona. Members and acreage: Cleo Black, Burt, 10; Aldon Reid 15, Roy A. Sarchet 10, Jens M. Sorensen 12, L. N. Robinson 10, Raymond and Nick Mertz 10, J. M. Elmore 12, Herert Haas 12, N. R. and Earl Tripp 10, all of Algona. Ring No. 11—121 Acres Machine operator Clarion Long, Smith, tractor, Oscar Hammond, Sexton. Members and acreage: W. J. Martinek 10 Leander J. Seefeldt 10, W. J. Frimml 10, Theron 'C. Hansen 10, John V. Huff 10, Esther Skow 10, Andrew Gollner 25, J. C. Skow 17, Carl Starquist and Pearson 10, L. F. Wingert 10, Frank Johnson 10, John N. Laubenthal 10, W. A. Hammond 10, all of Wesley; Arthur A. Klein, Sexton, 10. Ring No. 15—164 Acres Machine operator Alfred Hildman, tractor, Paul Hawkins, Wesley. Members and acreage: Guy M. Dimond 10, M. P. Goetz 10, J. W. Goetz 20, Jerome Hawkins 10, Anton Person 10, Gordon Giddings 10, Hans Beenken 10, Peter Seaberg 10, Lawrence Glieden 10, John W. Puffer 20, H. J. Sherman 10, Olaf Funnemark 10, John Ruger Jr. 1 , 14, Geo. Hildman 10, all of Wesley. Ring No. 16—6160 Acres Machine operator Everett Witham, Whittemore; use growers' tractors. Members and acreage: Chas. R. Kollasch 10, H. L. Simpson 17, W. J. Besch 10, J. W. Simpson 10, Everett C. Witham 10, Joe Kramer 10, Simon Kisch 8, G. H. Meyer 10, Irwin Siems 20, Fred H. Kollasch 15, Sam E. Mogler 10, John Baumann 10, Walter J. Fandel 10, Joe Knecht 10, all of Whit&N^y-'-:^v ; -—-'-^-i .King No* 17—115 Acres ! Cachin'e' operator, Jack Craig, tractor, Leo Sabin, Algona. Members and acreage: Harley Troutman 10, Stanley Keith 10, Fred W. Schoby 15, Joe Buscher 10, A. B. Alexander 10, Leo Sabin 10, Joe and Simon Henry 20, Donald Teeter 10, Eugene Thul 10, A. L. Smith 10, Kossuth County Farm 20, James R. Vipond 10, Verne Teeter 10, all of Algona. Ring No. 18—171 Acres Machine operator, Frank Eisenbarth, tractor, Douglas Wildin, Algona. Members and acreage: Douglas S. Wildin 25, Carl Hutchins 12, Ray Braun 5, Vic Johnson 10, Geo. H. Olson 10, Robert M. Loss 13, Chas. Gilbride 10, D. M. Long and Chas. Reaper 10, Nick ECinsch 13, M. H. McEnroe 11, H. Eischeid 15, M. J. Pfeffer 10, W. C. Taylor 15, Ronald Jenkins 12, all of Algona. Ring No. 19—169 Acres Machine operator, Joe Studer, tractor, Geo. Cink, Wesley. Members and acreage: N. F. Weber 10, Geo. Cink 10, John Youngwirth 10, Tony Wagner 8, John Kutschara 10, Vincent Eisenbacher 10, ^ester E. Larson 10, R. C. Bauer 0, all of Wesley; Lawrence Cink .0, Harvey E. Johnson and J. C. Wawdsley 10.5, Don McCarthy 10, A. J, Grangenett 8, Nick M. Arndorfer 10, all of St. Benedict; G. A. Roland 10, Phillip J. Arndorfer both of Algona; Jake Schubert, Convith, 10. Ring N,o. 20—141 Acres Machine operator and tractor, Leo Mergen, Algona. Members tractor A. B. Schenck, Algona. Members and acreage: J. W. Scholtes 15, Clarion Long 10, A. B. Schenck.58, L. Gisch 10, Harry Alt 18, Louis Schumacker 10, all of Algona. Ring No. 12—148 Acres Machine operator Joe Elbert, and acreage: "oseph Besch Nick Mergen 10, 10, Jim Besch 8, Mike Mergen 8, Edward J. Besch '0, Mike Besch Sr. 8, August A. Jlbert 10, Ralph Schumacher 10, 11 of Whittemore; L. A, Potter 10, Arthur L. Banwart 10, George iVichtendahl 10, Edwin Wichten- all 10, all of West Bend; Harold John T. McGuire 40, Loren Brown 17, R. G. Willrett 10, Harry Sabin 10, J. F. Devine 10 Ray Haugen 10, Pat Murphy 10, Arthur Gade 10, Raymond Kramer 10, all of Algona. Ring No. 22—145 Acres Machine operator, Art Maasdam, tractor, Lyle Raney, Algona. Members and acreage: Paul H. Black 10, James and Hugh Black 10, M. N. Bormann 10, Alex Eischen 10, Harold C. Hunt 6, Robert Black and Huthins 12, Geo. E. Batt 7, E. R. Mawdsley 15, Hugh Raney 10, Jacob Maasdam 8, all of Algona; Herman Becker 13, Henry Scheppmann 10, both of Irvington; Isador Eisenbarth 8, R. C. Laage 8, Charlie Egel 8, all of LuVerne. Ring No. 23—145 Acres Machine operator, Wm. Leitzinger, Whittemore, tractors Chris Luthe, Elmer Bell, West Bend. Members and acreage: Elmer F. Bell 15, George Balgeman 19, Geo. F. Besch 8, R. B. Berninghaus 10, C. E. Elsenbast 11, R. A. Banwari 15, Wm. Hanselman 10, Ernesl Habeger 10, Joe Traub 10^ all of West Bend; George Faber 7, Fred Traub 20, Elmer Ellingson 10, Clarence J. Bauer 10, all of Otteson. • Ring No. 24—151 Acres Machine operator, John Bormann, Bode, tractor, Tony Weidert, Bode. Members and acreage: Arthur Wildin, Algona, 8; Lawrence Thilges 10, Nicholas Weydert 10, Anton Weydert 10, John Bormann 10, Peter J. Kirsuh 10, Herman Illg 10, Chas. Plathe 10, John Zeller 10, Anton-Becker 10, all of Bode; Henry Thilges 10, Ralph Reding 10, Joseph Stattel- man 10, Conrad Schmidt 10, Harold Frideres 13, all of Otteson. Ring No. 25—121 Acres Machine operator and tractor, Toney Becker, Bode. Members and acreage: V. R..McCoy 10, Edward Thilges 10, Will Redin -12, John Zell6r,'lui_! 0 An.ton.^Becker J ,aa# : George Bprmann 10, Peter Keyser 10, Addlph Fuhrmann 10, Prosper Frideres 10, Cyril Kellner 9, Nick N. Thilges 10, all of Bode; R. S. Lee, Algona, 10. Ring No. 26—125 Acres Machine operator Kenneth Roney, tractor, John B. Reding, Irvington. Members and acreage: M. L. Roney 10, A. M. Lemke 10, H. E. Plathe 25, L. A. Johnson 10, John B. Reding 15, all of Irvington; C. R. Schoby, Bode. 15; R. L. Kuhlmann, Otteson, 30; C. K. Kohlhaas, Livermore, 10. Ring No. 27—150 Acres Machine operator and tractor, Lewis Scheppmann, Irvington. Members and acreage: Louis Scheppmann 10, Stanley Norris 10, Henry Schnakenberg 10, J. F. Weber, 10, Arthur Krause 8, John Altman 10, all of Irvington; Gilert Hargreaves 10, D. N. Gerber 10, Harry J. Thilges 10, Nicholas Wagner 10, Joseph J. Wadleigh 12, C. E. Swanson 10, Norman A. Warmbier 10, Harold Hansen 10, Adolph Youngwirth 10, all of Lu- Verne, 17 KOSSUTH MEN LEAVE FOR CAMP DODGE WEDNESDAY Local Quota Reduced More Than 60 Per Cent Because of Fathers Not Being Called at This Time. Seventeen Kossuth men left by bus Wednesday morning f ; or Camp Dodge for induction into the army. This number was otaly one-fourth of what should have been the quota, according to reports. The C£ll was to have been one of the largest ever sent from Kossuth County, but due to 'the fact that bona fide fathers can not be called until after October 1st and that most of the new registrants are the only boys left to aid with the farm work, the call could not be filled. The following were the selectees: ;. V—Shillington, James Ernest, Bancroft. , . V—Voigt, Lloyd, Fenton. V—Sabin, Dwight Eugene, AT- gona. V—Gisch, Francis Bernard, Al-' gona. . . f V—Harr, Aimer Theophill, Algona. • • V—Haack, Edward Lewis Kobert, Lone Rock, Thilges, Anthony A., Thornton, Iowa. Sorenson, Vernon Charles, San Diego, Calif. Welch, Roy Alonzo Christian, Burlington, Iowa (Transferred out). Sabala, Jose, Kansas City,. Missouri (Transferred out). Haldeman, French Rafeal, Algona. Beenken, Eugene Glen, Albert Lea, Minn. Stubbe, William Enoch, Des Moines, Iowa. Helmers, Pete Carl, Algona. Halvorsqn, Jerome Willard, Elmore, Minn. . Rath, .Marvin Eugene, Ida Grove, Iowa. v Walker, James Edward torn., Algona. ' • Graham, Leslie Milton, Burt. More, Frank Ellsworth, AlgOna (TranEferred^from Freeport,: HI.) Ring No. 28—145 Acres Machine operator, Irvin Hoppe, LuVerne, tractor M. L. Steussy, LuVerne. Members and acreage: Paul Phillips 15, Joseph F. Curren 10, John Hoppe 10, Alvin Weber 10, Ezra M. Rusher 10, M. L. Steussy 12, all of LuVerne; Geo. and Elmer Merkle 37, Frank R. Gronbach 18.5, both of Livermore. Ring No. 29—128 Acres Machine operator, John Brink, tractor, Forest Fett, LuVerne. Members and acreage: Ted Trun- nelle 14, Oswald F. Lallier 10, Lewis Wildin 10, Walter Muhle 6, Cliff and J. E. Richardson 10, Dennis F. Carroll 10, F- F. Fett 10, Aaron W. Steussy 8, A. A. Schipull 10, Paul Stahl 10, all of Lu- Verne; G. S. Buchanan, Algona, 10; Henry F. Weber 10, R, L. Hauswirth 10, both of Convith. odeo and Bond Drive 'Harold Evans, president 'bf the Farmers Sa4dje Club, ,& ,tbe northwest section of Kosutji, announces that in connection with YOUR OVERSEAS CHRISTMAS MAIL More than 10 million individual Christmas parcels for overseas soldiers are expected in the mailing period, September 15 to October 15. The Army Postal Service will need the full cooperation of the mailing public if packages are to reach soldiers in time. The public is asked to be sure to put the correct overseas matting addresses on the packages and to wrap them securely, but in -such a manner as, tft permit inspection prior fo their dispatch, Every overseas package must be the bond, djriye, to ? J8t th.e club wi}l pyt on 9',r<J0eo giyj entertainment, using #|ty horses in flag driUs, ana trick riding, in short, all of the entertainment found 'in a western rodeo, opened, anfj r$-wrap- ' ped at the port of 'embarkation. The Army Postal Service and the U. S. Post Office Department strongly urge that packages be mailed September 5 or Immediately thereafter. RALPH MIDLER HOME Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Miller returned Tuesday evening from g^ . celsfor Springs where Mr, 'Miller ha^ heenreceiviM fcreatnients &r the shingles. Hfe was at 1th« b§nfc for a while We4oe8.4ay and wUl duiiea 1 Gift Subscriptions For Overseas Men Postal authorities have lifted for a period of thirty days the regulations covering subscriptions to boys overseas. Heretofore it has been necessary for the service man to ask that a paper be mailed to him and the request had to carry the, O. K, ofjjis, commanding officer before*newspapers could be mailed to hijn by publishers. Hence, from September 15 to October 15, overseas service men may be,placed on subscription' Ujsts and no need to get the officer's O, 1C. This, provides an opportunity for home folks to make the overseas fighter | present of a yea/a subscription to the home paper. NQ Hearing By Draft Board In September The Selective Service olfice states that no hearings will be held before the, 1st ef pctober, The board is irt the process of an, inventory, as is all local boards in the United States, and it is not possible to take the time, for hearings. Atjyene in , wbs is, in- , tending tp appeal his case, should writtep raw* tar apDointnient. ctnd such —*" "T^^""^^^*^"^**, . "T^W yw-M #yen seme time _^ MELL PETERSON MADE COMMANDER INU,S.NAVY Mrs. Mell A. Peterson was notified this week by a navy friend of her husband's in San Francisco that Mell was made a commander in the U, S. Navy on September 5. Commander Peterson is attached to Admiral - Chester W, Nimitz's staff and as yet direct word fro«| him regarding the promotion has not been received. He is a graduate of the Naval Academy at Annapolis, and has been in, the navy ever since. Mrs. Peterson, the former Ann Mur* tagh, and her two-sons are living here for the duration. Command,- er Peterson is a spn of Mrs. A.' JU Peterson. Day Old Babe Pies Mr. and Mrs, Hornet- Clark were parents o| a bbsy boy bom Moa* dfy morning, September §, The, baby passed away MpAdajt *ve* mn$, Seryiceg were held. af|te afternoon a* A. E, Michel Weds The Des Moines Tribune recently carried an item about the marriage of Major A. E. Michel and Mrs. Marian Hasbrouck, both formerly of Des Moines, which occurred August 14 at Dwight Memorial Chapel at Yale University at New Haven, Conn. Major Michel is attached to the civil affairs of the military government of occupied territory anc is now in foreign service. Mrs Michel has been an active membet of the Delta Gamma alumnae association and was president of the AUrusa club in last yea? Mrs. Michel will continue to reside in. Omaha. Honorably MM. Aivis Hill received the fursj of the, we** that her ssn, CpL Everett Bqwrajn in to be honorably discharged some time thia week from the army because of f glandular throat trouble. BUY THOSE BONDS RIGHT NOW TODAY "Back the Attack" is the slogan of the Third War Loan drive. The startling and pleasant news that Italy surrendered yesterday is a reminder that we should add another-slogan "Don't Quit Now." The elimination of Italy as: a foe does hot mean that we; have the war half won. It is undoubtedly true that the elimination from the war will shorten j the fighting and make ij; easier for the allied nations to make the attack which will bring victory. Now that victory seems closer, is all the, more reason .-why, we should "Back the Attack" with additional purchases of war bonds so that we can continue the war- effort on an even greater scale. AH over the county today, solicitors are starting their work -In- attempting to contact -everyone, Most of the towns expert the bulk of the work done by,'tonight. In the rural districts, some of the farmers are extremely busy With fall work, but they, are attempting to do their, part and hope to finish their territory this 'weele end. If people are not contacted -by a solicitor within the ; next few days, it is hoped that they will report to their town or township • chairman voluntarily making a subscription. Every person u urged to put all the money that ' they can afford into war'bonds ' this month. Step by step as we" come closer to the final • attack, more money is needed. ' ' '. Don't quit now. ''Back the stn ' tack" with war bond purchases. Nobel Crouch ,PIum ; Creek Soldier, Writes From Si<?ily Area Mrs,, Emms Crouch, who was a -J caller at the U,D,M. Office yes, terday, had just received a lette*, from her son Nobel, which waa written from Siciiy-Aug. 7, " other son, LeRoy'is Wtf 1 - "~ ed force, lately eajjed rehabilitation., folks, ifbg now stiwrt

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