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   Algona Upper Des Moines, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1946, Algona, Iowa                                RIAL SERVICE MY lai aefviees ltchell avtetioft mate second 3 s6n of ft and Fred Plumb of will be held Sunday af May at 3 at Methodist church Memorial service will be wld one year after the patrol IfbShtblng mission in which the Naval airman lost his in action against the I MAY 1946 Oliver Mitchell Plumb On the night May planes of his squadron were patrol bombing mis sion against merchant ships running supplies to Japan frqrii Met Jap Destroyer On the Jap ships wprc escorted by a Jap destroy Itwas a foggy night and the bomber was flying at about 200 feet A shell from the destroyer hit thefuel the ex ploding With the explosion the pilot and copilot were thrown out of the plane and fought their way Clear of the flaming oil on the The plane bounced iback into the air and then The crash occurred about 30 off the coastfrom half way between and June 19 his folks re ceived an official message that Oliver was and 21 confirmation of Only the cojpilot wore saved from the crew t Oliver was born in 27 I924v rattijndea LiriJAlSpna front 4thb Burt higflf 1941 thoi agc the regular NaVyf training it Great Navy t wherehe graduated with a rating of AMMM arid then went to aviation gunnery school at Holly other training assign ments he was ordered to join a combat as flight engi In Decem ber was selected for pref light and ing this training in Texas and later and had35 hours of solo flying whentheiprogram was andhe returned to original duties in a combat For a time he was one of a crew J2 on a Martin patrol assigned to duty in the Caribbean Home for Christmas he came home on leave arid spent Christinas with his After this leave he at Corpus wherehe was assigned to a new type of bomber and after train ing in it the moved to Sari and the squadron to which he was assigriedffeftp 20th birth flying and then their base of It was from at Lin that the fatal mission According to hjs log book these hops were radar and nearly all night Surviving pre his his father of I and at present of the AlgPna thrpe Winifred Margaret Pa tricia Wal ter Miss Laura Mitchell of Algona is an Dance For Vets June 5 Plans were being made this week by the Atsona Veterans of Fofelatii WarS post fbr a Homecoming1 Banquet and to be held the evening of June at Cecelias All veterans of World War II from this area arc cordially Invited to and to bring their wives or banquet will start at 6 andWill be followed by a dance to begin arotind 9 fhe entire program is being iffcredi free of and membership In any veterans organ izatfon is not a requirement for merely an emblem of A representative of each Ideal organization is to be invit ed to and an invitation committee consisting of Arthur Bernard Henry Walter Steven and Wilbur Zciglcr was Montgomery was chairman Of a speakers and on the dance committee arc Ernst Maurice Maurice Francis McMahon and Harold to fiat Next Afler having her Home thoroughly furni ture and ev shipshape for the return of her husband from overseas whom she hadnt for nearly four Helen Had the misfortune to have Her kerosene hot water Heat er As a a complete housecleaning job had to be White Is to meet her Captain Hi Wednesday in All I need now is a rail road said from behind a pile of dust ing furniture polish and cleanup material as she was busy repairing the explosion JOE GRADUATION RITES WNCLDDING THIS WEEK IN SCHOOLS Graduation ceremonies were in full swing this week in Kossuth high and exercises were held last week in a number of high Algona high school Baccalau reate services were held Sunday and graduation exercis es will be held Friday May with Howard Pierce Da authority on world to deliver the commencement ad Saturday May iwjJJ py Ray ams and also 2han chairman of flhe iJisry pfthe an4 wiij have pal ppppjes r ftg K Algpnas the Kossuth Baseball and were for first place after Sundays Only two games were Algona defeated Lone 3 to and Joe downed 8 to Other games were rained League standings Algona 0 0 Burt 0 Lotts 0 Ledyard 1 Wesley 1 Lone Rock 2 Corwith 2 The AleonaLone Rock game was nearly a nohit Ka jewski and Froehlich allowed one that being banged out Batt of Lone Rock Winkel Hits Homer Gordon Winkel sewed Up the contest in the fifth when he hit for the circuit and readied third before ball was picked Elbert scored ahead of The game was held at the high diamond as the fairgrounds field was too muddy to In the Corwith game at Hansen and Chipman did the hurling for and Thilges and Barber were pn the mound for Baker and Barber both tripled to help their aggregations AlgonaLone Rock Tilt Summary of the AlgonaLone Rogk game follows Lone Rock 0 Batt Ib 200 as 3 0 0 c 2 0 1 rf 3 0 0 If p 30 0 2 b 3 28 1 Algona 3 4 1 1 ss 0 Q 4 0 2 p ili 0 0 ib 3 o 0 40 0 Elbiert 11 1 3b 3 4 WhiUemore s Howard Pierco Davis Baccalaureate services at Cecelias Academy were held Sunday and graduation exercises will be held Sunday May at the Acad of Liv ermore will deliver the com mencement 14 Wesley Graduates At Wesley 14 graduates received their diplomas last Wednesday Lowe of Algona delivered the com mencement Musical numbers presented by the band and other muscial Avery Mullitx gave the saluta tory address and class and Burrell Lease gave the vale dictory Avery had an average of 95 and Burrell an av erage of per Diplomas presented to class by president of the school and were awarded to Duaiie Ronald Arvin Dale Burrell Donovan Patricia Mae Ger ald Bernice Bernadine Joseph Wil liam Goetz and Charles Avery Eighth grade diplomas were awarded by Mullin to car Hansen and Arlenp 15 Graduate at LuVern At LuVerne 15 were graduated last Thursday even HarpW played the proQessipna anrt Robert Phillips delivered the Janet Schneider the SuptArnold Hjgllp ptesented gndjlugh presi of the bpar4 of education awarded trt JpUo ing Eugene Donna Robert Betty Wayne Sprensoni LEDYARD YOUTH FATALCRASHAT CROSSING Edward Led was stantly Saturday wnelv his lumberladen truck crashed into a Chicago Ndrthwestefn freight train halted temporarily on Highway at the city limits of Another trucker who had stop on the other side of freight said that he heard SchmaHs truck approaching and the gears shifted into lower apparently in an efi fort to bring the truck to a halt before the With the heavy load of lum a quick stop probably not state highway pa trolmen The crash occurred at three minutes after the train had Foggy atmosphere hindered clear vision of the The truck hit between twocars with such force that planks on the crossing were jammed The truck nosed between two and wrecking truck hadId be called to pull the Ledyard ve hicle away from the Schmall Was a student pilot at the Fairmont Airport and termed a fine boy toy the air port His body badly mangled in the i youth had around the state picking up odd bits of Giant Fish Tows Local Men In Boat For 10 Hours Gets Away In Battli FOR forfinahcingtheptlrchase portable hospital beds The beds and when will be hpused in Swea Titonka and and will be itnrnediate Their isto fi nanced by a tion ODher communities will also be privileged to use tlie beds with out except cost of trans They will also be available for temporary use to any physician in any of the county Representatives of the Auxil iary will carry a letter of author ization in making their Local Auxiliary officers are unit president junior past president Thomas first vice president second vice president Kay secretary Marc treasurer past president and presi Fred Swea county Auxiliary has also endorsed the Donations cannot be but the subscribers to magazines will get value CAR RECOVERED A 15yearold Algona tooy was being held at Dune Indi awaiting arrival of Kossuth He was arrested there after a car had been stolen on North Dodge Sat urday The car and youth were recov ered by the Indiaha after descriptions of the machine had been The arrest was made 24 hours after the the machine had eled abput miles the Sheriff AJ Cogley and Coun ty Attorney Miller were going to Dune tp bring back the The his parents last tlist he was run and Kepthis Twelve Pages Sections N TRUCKER THEY FILES SUIT OR CAR INJURIES A damage suit for was filed by Ralph Hasty in dis trict court here last against Myrtle Frost of Whitte and the estate of Harold and Hasty were de fendants in a court trial brought recently by asking some in damages as the result of the death of her hus band in an auto and truck col The jury re turned a verdit for the the Hastys in that Now the defendants in the original suit are plaintiffs in the new Hasty alleges that the negligence of who was driving the truck and was the accident caused her to re ceive severe injuries including a concussion of the t broken arm and other One other new case was that of Lee Jackson Lil lian Bahling and Frank a law matter over a asking A divorce was Satur by Judge to Mary Lee from Ray The plaintiff was granted custody of the couples three and a court judgment support of children was also SURE IT SOUNDS FISHY agree Lloyd Wel lendorf and Ralph but they are willing to swear on Q Bible and are doing so in this that their storyof a 10 hour and 45 minutes battle against a fish that towed them between eight and ten miles on Spirit Lake is Photo by Longs Last rites day alterrippn aj Algpna Metno4tet burial in RECKLESS DRIVING 30DAYSINJAIL got intp Vail kinds of last and as a result is spending 30 in the was arrested by SQ inSfhWSe4 with dr wpigut license Jwnstpn he tfritU Sitpfioay to If this isnt the biggest of all big local fish know For 10 hoursand 45 minutes last Wednesday Thursday Algbiia were towed by what is giant catfish or of wlhich has of be fore in these And the trio are highly able Lloyd Ralph Morgan and ithe latter county superintendehtof To back them up in story have Frank one of Iowas best known who m But to ibeginrilrig The were fishing off Stoney Spirit Wellendorf suddenly reel begin to yelled hoist anchor a truejfflshermans and Lauritzen barely got the an chor of f the ibottorii when the bodt began to movenorthward toward the SpiritUake Wellendorf played the game skill his 10 Morgan grabbed oars arid f helped to Reaching shallow water the derwater creature turned headed south At midnight the y boys were down the They the south shore in water giant them the turned neared shore and then kept along the shore but out in fairly as dawn began to Wades Ashore For this but fighting the fishermen de cided to send for In water hip Dauritzen slipped over the side of the boat and waded He roused Frank The two rushed for gaffing equip ment and a motor and after notifying the boat Mvery that all was that all fishing rec ords were about to be headed for the boat in which WelV lendorf and were still fighting and the fish Arriving at the Mamette i transferred to the Algona boat began a tricky effort to reel in 4he unknown had er clnihe the line if and the battle was 10 hours fishermen tod cepvweds feetwew eight fish in that a giant tobe niore BOUT1 OF THE BATTtg is shown From Stoney Point the Algona fishermen were towed in Q circuitous until finally line ending the longest fishing prdeal on recwTfor Iowa Albert Found Burt The ft sold their Albert derspn Pf in bed at city light by the a new lipense him fjonnstpn   

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