Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 2, 1939 · Page 8
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 2, 1939
Page 8
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K6B8UTH COUNTY ADVANCE. ALGONA, IOWA PAGE FIVB DEPPING, PASTOR AT LEDYARD, IN THE NEWS AGAIN Frank Miles Attacks Him in the Iowa Legionaire. Wank Miles, vitriolic editor o the Iowa Legionaire, pays his re epectd to "The Defenders of American Liberty" in the Aprl number of the magazine. This IB the organization which som< months ago cost the Rev. A. A Depplng, pastor of the German Re formed church, Ledyard, an airing In the county press. Miles claims the organization 1 an affiliate of the German Bum the activities of which have cause Thh itory, which has In put been rewritten" and in put lifted from the Mason Ctty.Olobe-Gaiette, Is published merely as news (that It was published) and Is not necessarily endorsed by the Advance. The Advance's own view Is that Mr. Depplng has at no time had any Idea of real disloyalty, that he has perhaps been misled, and that to any event his activities In the direction publi- cised have not been worth the attention they have received. ttended, only 15 or 20 persons timing out. "Thla fellow is quite a specula- or, bucks the board of trade oc- :aslonally, tries to deal in land,! will buy a few feeder pigs and then sell them to some of his church: members, in fact will do almost i anything for a little change. Ledyard Community Loyal. "It is just a question of time un- 'Al he peters out, as he has no following and very poor territory to work in, because the Ledyard community is up and coming, and even the older Germans 1 feel ashamed when you start mentioning his outfit. "He was supposed to have a lawyer secretary from Clear Lake, who was to give a talk at Algona, but ho never showed up, so I guess he must have jumped the ship." "The literature mentioned by our prober attacks communism, scorches the president, and viciously assails Jewry. "It is signed 'Defenders of American Liberty, P. 0. Box 793, Ledyard, Iowa. 1 " Fenton's H. S. Nine Loses to Lone Rock Fenton, Apr. 30—The high school lost Its first game this season when Lone Rock won 4-2 April 18. Marlow and Larsen were the batteries for Lone Rock; Schmidt, Greinert, and Ohm for Fenton. Marlow allowed two hits, struck out 18 men, and walked two. Schmidt pitched the first three innings, allowing] four hits, walked one, and struck out eight. Greinert, In the last] four innings, allowed four hits,! walked three, and struck out five. Lakota Presbyterian Church Calls Pastor SPtCIAGLS VOK considerable stir In the east, particularly In New York City and the neighborhood. The Dies congressional committee for investigation of un-American activities has had the Bund 'under eurveilance. Nail Support Charged. Mile* charges also that the Depping organization has the support of "World Service, the Nazi government propaganda headquarters at Erfurt, Germany," according to Hoy P. Monahan, national Americanism chairman of the disabled American .veterans, "in a folder with which he is flooding the country." Monahan claims that he recently came Into possession of propaganda pamphlets eent to a Nazi in thta country, and that among them was an "American National Federation" pamphlet which, under date -of laat July, listed "The Defender* of American Liberty" among "organizational you should support." : Investigator Reports. •Mile* goal on to say that on receipt of Monahan'6 circular he sent an investigator to Ledyard who reported as follows: "The Defenders of American Liberty to practically a one-man organization, the Rev. A. A. Dapping, peetor of the German Reformed church of Ledyard. I interviewed a number of persons there and found only one man who •earned to agree with him. This man lost hto farm by a foreclosure a few year* back and thinks he has \» grievance. "I am enclosing a few circulars •ent out by Depplng, and I really believe bin main object is to sell enough of them to get a little, money. ' "I talked with one man who knows Depplng well, and he in- forma me Depping is atrictly a Hit- ler-MuasoUnt advocate, against the Jew«, CathoUcs, and Masons and is very bitter on the bankere. Timed Agahut Boosevelt. "When .President Roosevelt first campaigned, Depping flooded the county with pamphlet* for him. Shortly after the election, he •witched completely over and » ;now very hostile -toward the administration. ! "When the pew« *lret came was being investigated, bis elders aclted for bi« resignation, but he told them he could explain every^ thing and got them to lay off for a •time, I understand they have since •ttried to get rid of him, but that -Uiey are behind on his wlary and :ae won't quit until they pay up. gpecftlatloB Claimed. :. v««Ht' IWW to have a meeting ta ,l|h» Le<|y«rd achoolbouje, but the -lipard wouldn't stand for tt, He| ratted a big fu»» but didn't get He taen called a meet- Lakota, Apr. 24—The Rev. E. G. Sauer, who preached at the local Presbyterian church April 2 and was later given a call to be pastor, has accepted, and is expected to take up his duties here early in May. He is now attending an Omaha Presbyterian seminary, where he will receive a. master of theology degree this spring. Local Lumbermen to Be Given Writeups J. A. McCampbell, staff representative of The Mississippi Valley Lumberman, Minneapolis weekly journal, called at the Advance April 24 to get some information on early Algona history' In connection with thumb-nail sketches he is writing about Algona lumbermen. Mr. McCampbell formerly lived at Muscatlne. Give your baby fresh air. Get a new BUGGY AND STROLLER Fully collapsible or a new KOZEKAB $8.75 and up National Baby Week APRIL 30th TO MAY 7th EVEEY BABY NEEDS A ! HIGH CHAIR New sanitary tray is removable $3,25 TO $7,75 LET US FURNISH THE NURSERY BABY BEDS Ivory, maple, and walnut finishes. Price range with mattress— 6.50 to $16.75 Foster Furniture "You're a Little CAPITALIST" "The day you were born your Daddy started a sayings account in the 'Savings & Loan* so that when you grow up you'll have the money to go to college and to start your own business. You're a lucky feN low to have such a nice Daddy." Savings accounts of any amount can be started at any time and deposits can be made in any amount at any time and deposits can be made in any amount at any time you wish, Watch interest build up that savings. -- . ; ' i "•• ALGONA FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASS'N C. R. La Barre, Secretary lUllllillllllilllllllllllllili

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