The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 16, 1943 · Page 5
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, September 16, 1943
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Ehe Algona tfrgeir beg Mdines, Algona, COLLECTION OLD HOSIERY PROGRAM ENDS SEPT, 30TH Up to August 14, Iowa women and girls turned in a million pairs of old stockings for a total of 64,890 pounds, said Mrs. D. D. Moii- lVo'i,? rAesid ,?J lt of the ! °cal unit U.S.W.A. Members of the local group have been active since last November 1st in collecting old worn silk and nylon. Now the hosiery collection program is to end September 30th and Mrs. ,Monlux urges those who may ;• o— -..«.,*. wjiu limv have old silk or nylon to turn U In not later than September 30th. They are asked to leave them at the Chrischilles store. The reason for discontinuance of the program is given that the past year there has been little or no manufacture of hosiery in silk or nylon. The local unit will pick up all material turned in and ship it to Defense Supplies Corporation, New York, and it will be used in the manufacture of ordnance and explosive supplies for our armed forces. Mrs. Monlux said that the nation had collected approximately 46,000,000 pairs during the past year, up to the present time. Two Algona Boys In < Radio at Scott Field According to a news release from the technical school", AAFTCC, Scott Field, Illinois, ;wo Algona boys have been jts- signed to army air force's train- ng command post there for nn ntensive course in radio operat- ng and mechanics. The two Algona soldiers are Claude N., son of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Ostwinkle nd Richard V., son of Mrs Marie i. Pederson. 350 ACRES FARM LAND CHANGES HANDS OVER WEEK Joseph Krieps, of Sexton, has purchased the Wolcott farm of 160 acres located four miles northeast of .Irvington, from Equitable Life. The sale price was not reported. The farm is now operated by Rome Robison and Gilbert Hargreaves. The 194 acre Busch farm, four miles west of Ledyard, was sold last week by the Equitable Life to Herman Reitmeier, of Jolley, Iowa. The sale price was $120 per acre. This place is now operated by Alvin Busch. 1943 BLACK BROWN COFFEE FUCHSIA TURF Always The Right Hats At The Right Time — At The Right Price Hats to double the smartness of every suit! Dashing, flirtatiously veiled, big and little berets' smooth classics, too. Felt fabrics. Pick yours to- .day. ThelfELITE Donegans Have Field Day In Phoenix Home Mr. and Mrs. John Donegan, Phoenix, Arizona, recently enjoyed several "Field Days" when two of their fighting sons were home, the first time in 14 months that any one of their four sons have visited the home hearth. Staff Sgt. Robert Donegan was home from the South Pacific area and Second Lieut. Richard Donegan of the Marines, was also home after a year's absence. There are two other Donegans in the service, Lt. John Donegan, bo'mber pilot in the New Guinea area, and Jimmie Donegan, seaman first class whose ship is somewhere in the Pacific. Mrs. Donegan says "This is a regular field day for us as there have been no boys in house for fourteen months, when peace returns there'll be a get-together in the Donegan home and we'll probably spend much time arguing about who won the war, the ground troops, the air force, the marines or the navy." The Donegan boys are well known in Algona, having visited and spent much time here. Thejr mother is the former Welcome Johnston, daughter of Justice of the Peace J. B. Johnston, and was born and raised in this city. our but Mrs. Verle Hammcrstrom „ Burt was a visitor Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Amos Angle. Mrs. J. H. Graham of Burt came Tuesday to spend a few days with Mrs. Walter Klamp. Roy Chrislenscn left Monday evening for Chicago on a buying trip. Dr. and Mrs. John Keneflck are in Des Moines this week on business. Mrs. ,V. K. Rising began work at the county treasurer's office the first of the month. Mr. and ..Mrs. J. L. Haverly were Sunday visitors at the W. J. Becker home. Mrs. Haverly and Mrs. Becker are sisters. Mrs. Bill Sharp of Storm Lake spent the Labor Day week end in Algona with friends. The Sharps formerly lived in Algona. Mrs. Mary Patterson has sold her household goods and is now making her home with the George McMahons. She moved Friday. Mrs. John Bishop, who has been in Chicago, has now joined her husband who is an ensign stationed at Hollywood Beach, Fla. "Pete" Smith is home on a furlough and is visiting local friends and relatives. He was employed at the Hood store before going into the army. LaRayne Nelson is the new stenographer for the Iowa Defense Relocation Corp., of which W. F. Coddington is the local representative. Bob Stephcnson, who is In the navy, is here ents, Mr. and phenson. Miss Orpha visiting his Mrs. Harold par- Sto- Meyer returned Tuesday from a ten day visit at the home of her parents at K>o- saqua, Iowa. David Smith is home on leave and is visiting his- wife arid his mother, Mrs. Neal Smith. David is in the riavy. Harry Goddfard of Detroit is arriving today to visit the Evelyn Cady home. Harry is enroute to Long Beach, Calif. Mart Schemel, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Schemel, leaves Friday for Coe College where he start his sophomore year. The Rev. and Mrs. R. F. Kittrell and children returned Tuesday from Chicago where Rev. Kittrell had attended a church meeting. Dennis Pratt and Milford Platt flew in the Pratt plane to Haines, North Dakota, over the week end. Dennis visited his brother, Carl will Pratt. Mrs. Dale Carr arrived Tuos- BANCROFT NEWS Dr. and Mrs. T. J. Egan and sons spent Sunday evening in Estherville. Pfc. James Wempe of Scottsbluff, Neb., came Friday for a visit with friends. Howard Simmons of Austin, Minn., attended the funeral of Frank McGuire Monday. Helen Pierce of Kansas City and Elizabeth Cogley of Waterloo Eari Angle, son of Amos Angle, underwent an appendicitis operation Tuesday at the General Hospital. Reports as of Wednesday say he is doing nicely. Mrs. Will F. Kolash and her mother, Mrs. Shackleford, and Mr. and Mrs. Dwaine Kollasch left Wednesday for Murrieta, Calif., to join Will Kollasch. Mr. and Mrs. John Parks, Jr, of Spencer were Sunday visitors at the Edward Parks home. The latter Parks' daughter, Grettle, went home with the John Parkj Mrs. I. W. Nelson of Lone Rook is recuperating at the home of her mother, Mrs. Cora Bacon, from an operation which she had at the Kossuth Hos- Final Summer Dress Clearance )£ All our late summer and early fall dresses °o ,mto; this sale, including light and dark summer rayons. These dresses are in three price groups and you can save as much as 50%. GROUP ONE $3.98 Values NOW GROUP TWO $5.95 Values NOW are visiting home. at the Joe Cogley 'Mrs. Johanna Voske' went to Mason City Monday where she entered Mercy hospital for treatment. Mr. and Mrs. Secreal DeGreeter are the parents of a daughter, born Monday evening at the Kos- last week pital. Betty Jane LaBarre, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. LaBarre, leaves Saturday for Lindenwood College in Missouri to start her day evening from Oskaloosa „ Visit her mother, Mrs. J. F. Overmeyer. She is here for just a short visit. Charles Olson from Lynn Center, 111., arrived Saturday to visit for a week or ten days at the home of his nieces, Adah and Ellen Carlson. Mrs, W. A, Foster left Tuesday for Ames where she is visiting her daughter and new granddaughter, Barbara Ann Barllett, for a week or so. Anne Schick is here spending a couple of weeks with her mother, Mrs. Anna Schick. Anne is on vacation from her duties in Chicago as a child's nurse. Mrs. Anna Boylan, Mrs. D. I. Logan, and Mrs. W. J. Maurer were visitors Tuesday at the home of their sister, Mrs. W. J. Fuller. All three women are from Spen- year at the girls' Robinson called his freshman school. Everett mother, Mrs. Amos Angle~Tuesday evening telling her that he was moving to Oregon the first of October. He is now living at waseca, Minn. Mrs. Peter Heldt and Mr. and Mrs. Gene Minard.of Fort Dodge were visiting Algona relatives and friends Wednesday. Mr. Heldt and Gene are employed in a dairy at Fort Dodge. . Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Andreasen, suth -hospital in Algona. Th>_ funeral of~Frank McGuire, I BtJrt,' returned away at his home I South Bend, „» -. - . - morning, was held visited their oull , «.jtnoia i Monday morning from St. John's | in the marine reserve and is attending the University of Notre Dame. cer. Dr. and Mrs. Karl Hoffman were in Fort Dodge Monday and Dr. Hoffman attended the dental meeting there. The Hoffmans will go to Mason City next Monday to attend another dental meeting. Richard Pederson, who was recently made a private first class, is now located at Scott Field, 111., where he will take radio operator schooling. He was recently transferred to Illinois from Amarillo, Texas. Betty Jean, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Thilges of Fenton, and Patricia, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert O'Brien of Wesley, spent last week at the home of their grandmother, Mrs. H. M Thilges, of Bode. Mrs. Robert Spencer is leaving today for Portland, Oregon, where she will make her home after visiting here with her mother-in- law, Mrs. Emily Spencer, Fern Carney teas home OvertH week end visiting her parent* Mr. and Mrs. Robert Carney, an sister, and other friends. Feir has been employed for the pas year, in, Madison, Wisconsin. Rex Voyles is now located a Williamsburg, Va., where he i in the Navy Seabees. Harol Cowan and Willard Zeigler ar also in the Seabeas at Williams burg. Mrs. Zeigler left Thursda to join her husband there. Verna Crane, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Charles Crane, of Lake City, has had a stroke recently and isn't too well. The Crane are former residents of Algona Verna has been employed at th. Lake City post office for severs years. Mrs. Lcroy L. Adams spent last week at the Ry E. Adams home Her husband, Lt. Adams, has beer called for combat duty in the Army Air Free. Mrs. Adams lef Sunday to go to Edmonton, Canada, where she has employment and will make her home with her parents for the duration. Mrs. Edward Parks and her daughter, Colleen, attended the funeral of the former's uncle, Tip- kon Fink, Monday afternoon, at Spencer. Mr. Fink was a brother of Mrs. Parks' mother, Mrs. H. E. Weaklin, of Spencer also. The Parks' daughter, Grettle, returned with them after spending a day or two at the John Parks, Jr., home. Dr. Harold D. Meyer is returning to Algona from Holstein, to resume his practice here. He will again be associated with Dr. Sherman Meyer in the Dr. F. E. Sawyer building, occupying the same rooms as formerly. Dr. Meyer and his family will live in the Marguerite Kenefick home at 215 E. Oak St. They will move here Sept. 20. Lt. and Mrs. Maurice Micho will return to California Sunday after a visit here with the former's mother, Mrs. Bertha Michel Maurice is stationed at Camp Haan, and his wife lives in an apartment 'near the camp. Mrs Michel is the former Helen Austin, who taught girls' physical education in the local public schools. Mr. and Mrs. Roy E. Adams went to Humboldt Sunday to be present at the golden wedding an- signed as bookkeeper at Bradley Bros. Mrs. Alex C. Miller writes from San Francisco to renew her paper and says that she recently return- fed from Washington, D. C where she spent two months with her daughter, Lydia Mae, who underwent an operation July 2 and has recovered nicely. She wrote that she did some sightseeing and enjoyed her trip back to San Francisco. Her husband and son, Merrill, are both working in San Francisco. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Brandow of Cedar Rapids visited recently here with Lloyd's parents, Mr and Mrs. W. H. Brandow. Lloyd is employed by the Osgood Drug Co., and his wife, the former Dons Sorensen, is employed by the Iowa Manufacturing Co. as stenographer. The W. H. Bran- dows recently returned from from Wright where they spent several days visiting Mrs. Brandow's parents. Mrs. Carrie St. John received a etter from her son, Pvt. Durwood at. John, that he had landed safes' in Australia after two months H not knowing where he was be- ng sent. Durwood has a job at -.eneral MacArthur's headquar- ers. While on the journey to Australia the ship ran into two torms, raining about every night, ut no enemy was sighted throughout, the Voyfete. H& : ttlstt says that the people are very difr ferent and they live In hdufi** which are built up Jive' feet aft' the ground. ' • George Hamilton was up from Des Moines last week antf visited > old friends and attended to business matters. George left Algona some thirty years ago and for a number of years was the Convention Secretary of the Des Moines Chamber of Commerce in which capacity he located many important national meetings of business men and other national gatherings. He spent some time at the Harold Hamilton Hatchery near Bancroft, where his brother, John Hamilton, from California is visiting his son. H.W.POST Dray and Transfer Storage of all kinds Long distance hauling.. Every load insured against loss or damage. Equipped to' do all kinds of draying and haul- Ing. niversary of Mrs. Adams' pav- and Mrs. William C. ents, Mr. Hoag. The Hoags have nine children, six of whom were able to be at home Sunday. There are five grandsons in the service. About 100 guests called during the afternoon. Meredith Larson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Larson, left Sunday for Laporte, Indiana, where she will spend ten days visiting her sister, Mrs. C. F. Fisher. From there Meredith will go to Chicago to enter St. Luke's Hospital; where she will have three years of nurses' training. Meredith is a 1942 graduate of A.H.S. and has just recently re- RIDING...ROMANCING... ahng adventure trail! ECn> Lois and Viola Johnson left land in Port ™.' The condition of R. G. Frye re- Sunday evening for Washington, Mr - an <l Mrs. Wayne Wright of m ?, ins . ab °"t the same. Mr. Frye T\ . (~* • -,,.\~. »».._T_!_I__ i 'PA *-« sm .. i__ •._ _ I I GII f\ nnilt coxr/ar» -\tif\n\r-n « *r** — _ J D. C., where Lois has been em- Ames were here Monday and fell about seven weeks ago an.: . nt*o uccii em— i ••*.**- m_ic iv-Luuuay £U1Q I u i u' !_• i —o~ «..-,. ployed and Viola will seek em- called on the D. D. Monluxes and Drok f. hls h 'P and ha s since been ployment. other Algona friends Mr Wright a P atlent at tn e Kossuth hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Art Welp are the ex P ects *° go into the navy soon. I 2 1 ? " .. ess I s complicated by hav- in . salesman for offlce ^PPiies. Mrs. Wright was a member of the Bel Canto , fpr Buffered several strokes prior TO " 1S tal1 GROUP THREE $8.95 Values < NOW $4.99 'Department Stores BUY WAR BONDS We do not sell War Bonds, but we do sell all kinds of building material. We try to keep a complete stock on hand,' «md win get material as it is available on the market We hjve been getting in some Lumber and have at preseni 2x1 to 2x18, some timbers, carsiding and boards.- We have a car °£ T dS , and Shipl9P ° n the way ' ™ d two mo «> cars ordered.. We also carry the following: Wood Lath Paint OU and Turpentine Millwork Sheetrock Cement and Lime / Plaster Hardware Roofing Sand and Gravel Reinforced Rods Ridge Roll Metal Corners Insulation Brick and Blocks Miller Lumber Co, club. Norman Lee, son of Paul Lee, Humboldt, visited the Dennis Pratt family this week. He thfin Mrs. L. E. Linnan re- J°"™eyed to Burt to visit parents of a daughter born fues- I T he Wn S hts formerly day afternoon. This makes two | f lgon £. wmle _ h , e . was daughters arid one son for Mr and Mrs. Welp. Lawrence Walsh a n cl I ing this wee^ wUrLTVaS" tUrn r^ Tuesday from " *e" Nor'thl I ter . Mrs. Ralph Carney,'andltam- Mr. and Mrs H j Deiterine and ?fl L ^ te Camp near Fort Frances, >'*• Norman's brother, Harold, with other relatives Deitering> and Ontario, where they have been was als ° home from the east. The 'enjoying a.two weeks' vacation, two b °y s are b °th in the navy. c« A- I w hile Mr. Linman obtained relief Mr. and Mrs. Hush Colwell spending from his hay fever which was un- were guests Thursday of Mr and usually severe this year. They Mrs. Ottis Day at Clarion' A found the bass fishing nood. The 6:00 . o'clock dinner was served trip was made by train and boat. | a .nd then the Colwells' son, Willis, and his wife, daughter of the relatives. Storekeeper 3rd Class ten of Oakland, his furlough here ents, Mr. and Mrs. and with other relatives. Lieut., R. W. Weep left Sunday ter spending ten days with' his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Weep and with other relatives and friends. Miss Evelyn Schiltz was in Des Moines Monday where she was sworn into the Waves. She returned home Tuesday and will await her call to Hunters college ''"" training. for Mrs, W. A. Murray accompanied by Mrs. Joe Kelly, of Algona, left Thursday evening for Memphis, Tenn., to make the acquaintance of their new grandson at the Omer Kelly home. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Ditsworlh of Fort Dodge spent Sunday here at the Alfred Ditsworth homo, They were accompanied home by their son, Dicky, who had spent the week here with his grandparents. Mrs, Marie Skilling and daughters of Windom, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Russel Saunders and daughter of Britt, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Cogley and daughter of Algona, and Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Welp and daughter and Ensign Robert Welp of Fort Dodge spent Sunday at the Chas. Baker home. has employment, and his wife have been vis- Le Roy, son of Mr. and Mrs I "^ here , for a cou P le of weeks. Will Schrader, had his tonsils re-L Mr '* nd Mrs - chet °eSart moved at Dr. Clapsaddle's office , pp a few minutes Tues- at Burt Monday morning day eve mng at the* Harlan Sigs- Richards home m ent Guy Richards of Sunday. Mrs. Andrew Thomson - — •• * •»w**4uu*i £>£jv;iii, i mv; iVAUiitgu, the week end at the G. H. Doty Fort Dodge, home at Storm Lake. Mr. Thomson, Kenneth and Genevieve were guests there Sunday. Mrs. Lucille Blanchard is th new operator at the Lone Rocl telephone office taking the place of Maxine Flaig who is going 10 school at Cedar Falls. Edward, son of Mr. and Mrs Fred Haack, left for Farragut Christensen store. He is now in the ; shoe department in spent the Montgomery Ward store at LONE ROOK NEWS Fred Genrich; spent the week end with his. son Bernard at Ames. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Shyder aivd on Dick spent Sunday with rela- ive,s at'Elmore, Minn. Mrs. Harlan Blanchard underwent a tonsiljectomy at the Mueller hospital at Feiiton Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Nelson and Margaret were gv»ests at the Melvin Nelson home at Renwict Sunday. Lawrence Zwieiel left for Des Moines early Monday morning where he was inducted into, the army. Mr. and Mrs. Faber Dugan Idaho, last week where he wii take his basic training. He enlisted in the navy recently. Mrs. Frank Flaig and Helen Sprank accompanied Mr. anr Mrs. Robert Ackerman to Ventura Sunday and spent the day at the Jim Ackerman home. Mr: and Mrs. George Petti t spent the week end at the Edwin Howe home at Rockwell City. Mrs. Howe returned home from the hospital at Rochester recent- 1/1 / Mr, and Mrs. Dave Lynch returned Wednesday from, a motorcycle trip- to the Black Hills. Mrs. Tom Lynch, Ledyard, stayed at the Lynch home during their absence; Mr, and Mrs. M. E. planchard are staying at the Belmer Angus home near Burt this week. The Blanchards were Sunday dinner guests of Misses Whitney and Warner at Burt. Mr: and Mrs. Lawrence Newbrough and family accompanied Delmer Angus and family of Burt to Algona Sunday afternoon where they visited Mrs. Angus ««• BMW w«o. Kttuef wugan 8"u hosnital family ol .Humnoldt were guests . nQ fP UiU - . and new daughter at the Kossuth Mr. and Mrs, Roy O. Bjustrom spent the week end in Mitchell, S. D., visiting their daughter and her husband, Ensign and Mrs. F. C. Moulton, and his parents, Mr., and Mrs. F. C. Moulton, Sr. They returned to Algona Monday evening. The young Moultons left i Tuesday for San Diego, Calif ., I where Ensign Moulton will receive his next orders. Mary Helen Neary of Omaha arrived Sunday to spend this' week here with her aunt, Mrs. E. C. McMahon, and family. Mary Helen is employed at the Federal Land Bank at Omaha. The McMahon family and Mary Helen spent Tuesday visiting Mrs. Mu- Mahon's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Duhigg, at Emmetsburg. Mary Helen will return to Omaha Sunday. Mrs. Gordon Hrabak and little daughter, Segrid, returned to their home in Des Moines Sunday after a tea day visit in Algona at ;he home of Mrs, Hrabaks parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lund md at the home of her sister, Mrs. Vlyron Ludwig. Mr: and Mrs. Sim _,eigh of the Irvington neighbor- ioo.d entertained at a dinner jarty Sunday in honor 1 ot Mrs. Hrabak's birthday. Sixteen guests were present at the birthday dinner: and Mrs. F, 0. Moulton were here recently for a week end visit with the latter's parems, Mr: and Mrs. R. Q. Bjustrom, and BEAUTIFUL INTERIORS at LOW COST How many times has the cost of dec- prating held up your plans for a fresh interior for yonr home? Now you can go ahead on a basis yon can afford and have the most beautiful wall finish you could imagine. 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ALGONA, IOWA ROY ROCERI King of the Cowboys SHEILA RYAN BARTON MacLANE ARUNE JUDGE SECOND FEATURE Michele Morgan "TWO TICKETS! LONDON* SERIAL: "JUNIOR G- MEN VS. BLACK DRAGON"? SUN.-MON.-TUES.,WED.,SEPT. 19-20-21-22 SECOND FEATURE Warren William in PASSPORT TO SUEZ at, the Merwin Sunday. Mr. ana Mrs , f , C. E. SJgsbee of jBurt, Mr: and Mrs. Fred Genrich, > M ' Ensign Ci&, riends and relatives. Moulton has been at t , Florida, but' after 1 visiting here and at Mitchell, South' Dakota, with his parents, he will' go w> San Diego, California, for His next orders. Mrs. Moulton, who is the former J3orothe§ Bjustrom; arm go wjth her husband,. ,!£he,' t*o ' tife This Week We Received a Shipment of Pressure Cookers $1190 $1590 $1990 It's smart to pick one up now. YOUR ANTIFREEZE FOR FALL IS HERE The genuine Thermo Royal A«tt» Freeze. Anti-rust, no poison fumes, priced, *t.lM9 per gallon in gallon rtass juys wi«v no charge for the $our ration certifies tf , , W* teye the stoves, W*m» Heaters, priced »t cooling cans, 79c and 89c See Qw Gift and f oy Sections Aw Loajfd Witt* THE AWONA HARD ———— '- - * * - ' ^ '•• *•' ' * j • • • •,' !

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