Legion Minutes 1945-1967

Nov 13 1945

 

Meeting of Walsh Post 432, Nov 13, 1945. Meeting called to order by the adjutant, A. D. Coleman.  Minutes of last meeting read.

The following officers were elected for 1946.

Comm                   Bugie Anderson

Vice Comm           Oliver Johnson

Adjutant               A.D. Coleman

Serg at Arms         Andy Rubis

Chaplain               Leo Detterman

 

Membership:

Chris Strube

Herman Boetscher

Fred Mohr

The following members were present.  Bugie Anderson, Oliver Johnson, A.D. Coleman, Andy Rubis, Leo Detterman, Chris Strube, Herman Boettscher, and Fred Mohr. A discussion followed in regards to the Legion membership.

 

    There being no further business the meeting adjourned.

A.D. Coleman

Adj't

 

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Nov 5 1946

 

Meeting of Walsh Post No. 432 at the office of the Adjutant, Tuesday evening Nov 5 1946.

 

Members present:

Bugie Anderson          Comm

Ollie Johnson             Adj't Pro-Tem

Garland Walters         Roger Lewis

Andy Rubis                Gerald Taylor

Adolph Petters           Herman Boettcher

Minutes of last meeting read and approved.

The following officers were elected for 1947.

Comm                Roger Lewis

Vice Comm        Gerald Taylor

Adj't                  Garland Walters

Serg at Arms      Henry Blum

Chaplain            Weldon Lewis

Service Off          L.J. Moore

Membership:

Adolph Peters       A.D. Coleman

Ollie Johnson       Andy Rubis

Herman Boetscher

The Motion was made and seconded that the dues be raised to $3.25 per year.  Motion carried.

Members with dues paid for 1947.

Weldon Rubis        Chris Strube

Keith Wright          W.H. Nachtigall

Adolph Petters       Burr Wright

Albert Coleman     Bugie Anderson

John Petta             Harold Marsh

Daniel Fairchild     Bert Brock

Stanley Nelson       Duane Anderson

Andy Rubis

Ollie Johnson

Adj't Pro-Tem

 

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Nov 26 1946

 

Meeting of Walsh Post 432 held in the Legion Club Room.

Motion made to change the Post name not carried, but to be held over for further consideration.

Motion made and carried to exhibit a film for the benefit of Walsh Post 432.

Motion made and carried that the Legion Post use the name "Legion Youth Movement" as a title to assist the youth of the Terril community and that Henry Blum, Edith Walsh, and

William Pederson act as representatives or committeemen of the said "Legion Youth Movement".

Motion made and carried that Weldon Rubis, Sam Zehnder and William Cruse represent the "Sick Committee".

Motion made and carried that Emil Zehnder be made "Legion Club Manager".

Motion made and carried that a committee of Lloyd Birt, Robert Powell and Vern Johnson handle the U.S.O. fund drive.

Members present:

Andy Rubis              Oliver Johnson

Robert Powell           Edith Walsh

Archie Birt               Willie Pederson

Lloyd Birt                Weldon Rubis

Henry Blum              W.M. Cruse

Herman Boetscher    Emil Zehnder

Roger Lewis             Adolph Peters

 

    Minutes were read and approved as read.  Meeting adjourned.

Garland Walters

Adjutant

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Feb 4 1947

Walsh Post 432

Roll Call

Roger Lewis            Jennings Aske

Ben Nutting            Lynn Lunstrom

Henry Blum            Ernest Bridson

Herman Boetscher  George Bonn

Emil Blunder          Garland Walter

Motion made and carried that Bert Coleman be paid balance on flag.

Motion made and carried that the Byron post name "Walsh" not be changed.

Motion made and carried that a sum of twenty dollars be allocated to each of two representatives to the commanders and adjutants meeting held at Des Moines, Iowa Feb. 16-17 1947.

Motion made and carried that the legion assist in fostering a boy scout organization for Terril.

Those selected for building committee,

   1 Herman Boettscher

   2 Ernest Bridson

   3 Ollie Johnson

  Entertainment Committee

   1 Ernest

   2 Andy Rubis

   3 Lyn Lundstrom

    Minutes were read and approved as recorded. Meeting adjourned.

Garland G. Walters, adj.

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Feb. 25, 1947

Regular Monthly Meeting of Feb. 25, 1947

Roll Call

Chris  Nochtigal         Bill Cruse

Floyd  Birt                  Archie Birt

Sam Schnider             LaVern Johnson

Andy Rubis                Wildon Lewis

Lynn Lundstrom     Gerald Taylor

Emil Schnider             Everette Zittirich

Wildon Rubis             Herman Buetcher

Motion made and carried that the legion sponsor a junior legion baseball team.

Motion made and carried that the club room be rented to outside activities for five dollars per 'nite'

Motion made and carried that Gerald Taylor act as Manager of the Junior Legion Baseball Team.

 

    Motion made and carried that the meeting be adjourned

Garland G. Walters, adj.

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March 25, 1947

 

Walsh Post 432,

Regular Monthly meeting of March 25, 1947

Roll Call

Emil Slander        Linyings Ashe

"Bird" Lewis        Fred Mohr

William Bettinch  Herman Bactcher

Ollie Johnson       Lyn Lundstrom

Sam Shuder         Gerald Taylor

Floyd Birt            John Petta

Chris Nochtigal   John Clark

Adolph Petters Motion made and carried that this legion post pay for flowers for the Rubis funeral.

Motion made and carried that the Legion furnish ice cream for the children on the day of the women's auxiliary festivities.

Junior legion baseball committee

Gerald Taylor, Manager

Chris Nachtigal and John Clark Assistants.

 

    Motion made and seconded that the minutes stand as read. Meeting closed

Lunch served for the members present.

Garland G. Walters Adjutant

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May 27 1947

 

Walsh Post 432

Regular monthly meeting of May 27 1947

Roll call:

Roger Lewis            Lloyd Birt

Archie Birt              Gerald Taylor

Cliff Rubis              Emil Zehnder

Ollie Johnson          Les Moore

John Clark              Bill Pedersen

Herman Boetcher    Andy Rubis

Ralph Cutshall        Dan Quick

Zipp Koons             Ben Nutting

Charles Waterman   Bill Cruse

Guy Eick                 Henry Blum

Tom Rubis              Sam Zehnder

Lynn Lunstrom       Erwin Bridson

Verne Johnson        Fred Wylanders

Fred Mohr

Motion made and carried that we buy an electric coolers for the club.

Motion made and carried that we elect a temporary board of directors for the club.

Temporary Board of Directors:

Andy Rubis

Ollie Johnson

Gerlald Taylor

Motion made and carried that the Walsh Post furnish one baseball suit for the town baseball team.

Motion made and seconded that the post have a sign made reading as follows " Legion Club Room - Post 432"

The following were selected as Club Room Committee for fair days:

Fred Mohr

Bill Cruse

Geddy Taylor

Meryl Lewis

Cilfton Rubis was nominated to be head of the Fair Committee.

    Motion made and carried that the meeting be adjourned. Lunch was served to the members after the meeting.

Lloyd Birt

Adj't Pro-Tem

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June 6 1947

 

Walsh Post 432 June 6 1947

Roll call:

Andy Rubis          Lynn Lumstrom

Emil Zehnder        Oliver Johnson

Sam Zehnder         Everett Zittrich

Tom Rubis            Archie Birt

Fred Wyland         Le Vern Johnson

Gerald Taylor

A special meeting was called June 6 to discuss Caravel funds.

Motion made and seconded to give our share of the proceeds from the lunch stand to the woman.

Motion made and seconded to make ballot cards.

Motion made and seconded to adjourn.

John Clark

Adjutant

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June 24 1947

 

Walsh Post 432 June 24 1947

The regular meeting of the Walsh Post 432 Was held June 24. A motion was made and seconded that $25.00 be sent to Rev. Melson of Sibley for his services on Memorial Day.

Motion made and seconded that the bill of $6.75 be paid to Roger Lewis for his order of flag and staff.

Motion made and seconded that the Club manager on approval of members and if profits are sufficient be paid mot more than $10.00 a month.

Motion made and seconded that $1000.00 be put into a flexible building fund which can be used in case of emergency for other uses only on vote of Legion members.

Motion made and seconded that when the cash on hand reaches $750.00 , $250.00 be put into flexible building fund.

Election of Officers:

For Commander:

Oliver Johnson      13

Bill Pederson           5

Gerald Taylor          2

Weldon Rubis          2

Vice Commander:

Bill Pederson          11

Gerald Taylor          5

Vern Johnson          3

 

Adjutant:

Lloyd Birt             14

Guy Eick                5

 

Service Officer :   Weldon Rubis

Chaplain:   Herman Boetcher

Sergeant at Arms:

Henry Blum      10

Meryl Lewis        9

Motion made and seconded that Club Manager be kept as was. Therefore:

Comm                   Oliver Johnson

Vice Comm           Willie Pederson

Adjutant                Lloyd Birt

Service Officer       Weldon Rubis

Chaplain                Herman Boetcher

Sergeant at Arms   Henry Blum

 

Motion made and seconded that meeting come to close.

 

John Clark

Adjutant

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July 15 1947

 

Walsh past 432  Special Session July 15 1947

Minutes of the last regular meeting were read and approved.

Installing of officers were made by our past Commander and our new officers took their posts.

Motion made and seconded that the Post Colors be sent to Sioux City during the Convention August 11, 12, and 13th.

 

    Motion made and seconded that the meeting be brought to a close.

Lloyd W. Birt

Adjutant

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Aug 26 1947

 

Regular meeting was held and brought to a close by motion made by Ralph Cutshall seconded by Bill Cruse.

Members present:

Herman Boetcher    Fred Wyland

Ralph Cutshall        Bill Cruse

Lynn Lunstrom       La Verne Johnson

Fred Mohr               Sam Zehnder

 

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Sept 30 1947--?

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  JUNE 29 1948

 

Regular meeting was held June 29 at eight o'clock.

Those present were as follows:

Ollie Johnson         Sam Zehnder

Meryl Lewis            Danny Quick

Lynn Lundstrom    Gerald Taylor

Fred Mohr              Luvern Johnson

Bill Rohlf                Weldon Rubis

Emil Zehnder          Archie Birt

Motion made by Weldon Rubis and seconded by Fred Mohr that the Legion give Rev. Nelson $25.00 for Memorial Day Speaker.

Emil Zehnder and Zipp Koons were appointed by the Commander to serve on the Building Committee.

 

    Motion made by Weldon Rubis and seconded by Emil Zehnder that the meeting come to a close. Carried by the majority.

Lloyd Birt

                            By Archie Birt

                            Adjutant

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Aug 1948

 

Election of Officers, those elected were as follows:

Bill Pedersen         Commander

Sam Zehnder         Vice Commander

Archie Birt            Adjutant

Franklin Koons     Chaplain

Robert Harvey       Sgt of Arms

Daniel Quick         Assistant Sgt of Arms

George Sands        Club Manager

Motion made by Sam Zehnder and seconded by Meryl Lewis that the meeting come to a close. Carried

 

Archie Birt

                            Adjutant

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Sept 26 1948

 

Regular meeting was held Sept. 26 at eight o'clock.

Those present were as follows:

Bill Pedersen            Andy Rubis

George Sands           Fred Wyland

Stanley Nelson         Jack Arthur

Bill Cruse                 Emil Zehnder

Lynn Lundstrom      Meryl Lewis

Fred Mohr                Tom Rubis

Danny Quick            Sam Zehnder

Ollie Johnson          Vernon Pederson

Motion made by Emil Zehnder and seconded by Meryl Lewis that the 1949 dues be set at $2.25.  Carried.

Motion made by Vernon Pederson and seconded by Meryl Lewis that the Legion have a Bowling team. Lynn Lundstrom appointed as captain.

Motion made by Ollie Johnson and seconded by Lynn Lundstrom that the Building Committee be empowered to buy Stratmans building for $7,00.00 or less. Carried.

 

Motion made that the meeting come to a close. Carried.

Archie Birt

                            Adjutant

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Jan 4 1949

 

Regular meeting was held Jan 4th at eight o'clock.

Those present were as follows:

Ollie Johnson        Fred Mohr

Danny Quick         Andy Rubis

Bill Pederson         Emil Zehnder

Sam Zehnder         Don Schmeling

Cliff Rubis            George Sands

Guy Eick               Weldon Rubis

Weldon Lewis        Geddy Taylor

Adolph Peters        Meryl Lewis

Lynn Lundstrom   Archie Birt

Luvern Johnson

Motion made by Tom Rubis and seconded by Emil Zehnder that we pay Grow's for the Christmas advertising

Motion made by Cliff Rubis and seconded by Emil Zehnder that the Legion Club grant $100.00 to the American Legion. Carried.

 

    Motion made by George Sands and seconded by Danny Quick that we adjourn. Carried.

 

Archie Birt

                            Adjutant

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Jan 25 1949

 

Regular meeting was held Jan 25th at eight o'clock.

Those present were as follows:

Vernon Pederson     Jack Arthur

Danny Quick           Les Moore

Bill Pederson           Emil Zehnder

Sam Zehnder           Don Schmeling

Luvern Johnson      George Sands

Bill Cruse                Weldon Rubis

Weldon Lewis          Archie Birt

Meryl Lewis             Lynn Lundstrom

Howard Sands

Motion made by Emil Zehnder and seconded by Meryl Lewis that we split the bill for the Oyster Supper of the joint meeting.

 

 Motion made by George Sands and seconded by Weldon Rubis that we adjourn. Carried.

 

Archie Birt

                            Adjutant

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Feb 22 1949

 

Regular meeting was held Feb 22th at eight o'clock.

Those present were as follows:

Chris Nachtigal       Cleo Hopkins

Danny Quick           Les Moore

Bill Pederson           Emil Zehnder

Sam Zehnder           Don Schmeling

Luvern Johnson      George Sands

Bill Cruse                Ollie Johnson

Weldon Lewis          Archie Birt

Meryl Lewis             Lynn Lundstrom

Howard Sands         Archie Birt

Motion made by Meryl Lewis and seconded by George Sands that the Legion pay for Oyster supper.

Motion made by Bill Pederson and seconded by George Sands that we pay for the flowers and flag for Bud Cruse's funeral.

Motion made by Ollie Johnson and seconded by Meryl Lewis that Howard Sands open the club at convenient time for Legionnaires.

 

    Motion made by Ollie Johnson and seconded by Bill Cruse that we adjourn. Carried.

 

Archie Birt

                            Adjutant

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March 7 1949

 

Special meeting was held Mon. March 7th at eight o'clock.

Those present were as follows:

Meryl Lewis           George Sands

Sam Zehnder         Claude Stratman

Luvern Johnson    Weldon Lewis

John Bielfeldt        Ralph Cutshall

Fred Mohr             Bill Cruse

Ollie Johnson        Emil Zehnder

Dan Quick            Howard Sands

Everett Zitterich    Don Schmeling

Les Moore            Lynn Lundstrom

Bill Pederson        Archie Birt

Stanley Nelson      Leonard Zitterich

Motion made by Emil Zehnder and seconded by Luvern Johnson that we pay Howard Sands $25.00 a week. Carried

 

    Motion made by Meryl Lewis and seconded by Dan Quick that we adjourn. Carried.

 

Archie Birt

                            Adjutant

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March 29 1949

 

Regular meeting was held March 29 1949 at eight o'clock.

Those present were as follows:

Howard Sands        Dan Quick

Bill Pederson          Fred Mohr

Guy Eick                Bill Cruse

Sam Zehnder          Luvern Johnson

Ollie Johnson         Lynn Lundstrom

Emil Zehnder         Ralph Cutshall

Donald Schmeling

Those present voted 13-0 in favor of a County Service Officer at a fee not to exceed $1.00 per person. Those present at County meeting were instructed to vote accordingly.

Motion made by Emil Zehnder and seconded by Lynn Lundstrom that we send a boy or boys to Boys State.

Motion made by Emil Zehnder and seconded by Lynn Lundstrom that we appoint Howard Sands and Ollie Johnson to represent Legion in Simper Fidelis Clean Up Program.

 

    Motion made by Lynn Lundstrom and seconded by Danny Quick that we adjourn. Carried

 

Archie Birt

                            Adjutant

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April 26 1949

 

Regular meeting was held April 26 1949 at eight o'clock.

Those present were as follows:

Dan Quick            Les Moore

Bill Pederson        Ollie Johnson

Bill Cruse             Don Schmeling

Ollie Johnson       Lynn Lundstrom

Emil Zehnder        Ralph Cutshall

Approved by members that we advance the date of the May meeting from the 31st to the 24th due to Memorial day.

Discussion was held on speakers for Memorial day. Also the building committee chairmen gave a report.

Motion made by Ollie Johnson and seconded by Ralph Cutshall that Walsh Post 432 cooperate with the Library Board in building a Memorial Building, and contribute building fund for said building with equal representation for governing.

 

 Motion made by Les Moore and seconded by Dan Quick that meeting come to a close. Carried.

 

Archie D. Birt

                          Adjutant

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May 24 1949

 

Regular meeting was held May 24 1949 at eight o'clock.

Those present were as follows:

Everett Zitterich           Meryl Lewis

Lynn Lundstrom          Don Schmeling

Dan Quick                    Ollie Johnson

Luvern Johnson           Andy Rubis

Claude Stratman          Fred Mohr

Emil Zehnder               Willie Pedersen

George Sands               Fred Wyland

Cliff Rubis                   Archie Birt

Minutes of last meeting read and stood approved.

Dan Quick gave a report on the Ninth District Convention held at Spirit Lake.

 

    Motion made by Ollie Johnson and seconded by Dan Quick that we adjourn. Carried.

 

Archie D. Birt

                          Adjutant

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June 28 1949

 

Regular meeting was held June 28 1949 at eight o'clock.

Those present were as follows:

Meryl Lewis            Emil Zehnder

Dan Quick              Sam Zehnder

Howard Sands        Don Schmeling

Willie Pederson       Luvern Johnson

Cliff Rubis              Archie Birt

Fred Mohr

Motion made by Emil Zehnder and seconded by Cliff Rubis that no additional funds be turned over to the building fund as of June 28 1949 until sixty per cent of paid up members vote on it differently.

Motion made by Fred Mohr and seconded by Howard Sands that we pay Peter Narey $25.00 as Decoration Day speaker.

Motion made by Cliff Rubis and seconded by Meryl Lewis that we send in the form for new rifles.

Motion made by Howard Sands and seconded by Emil Zehnder that we hire Dan Quick as of the first of the month at $25.00 a week and 10% of the net profits with the same hours.

 

 Motion made by Sam Zehnder and seconded by Cliff Rubis that we adjourn. Carried.

 

Archie D. Birt

                          Adjutant

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July 26 1949

 

Regular Legion meeting was held July 26 1949 at eight o'clock.

Those present were as follows:

Cliff Rubis              Ollie Johnson

Luvern Johnson      Weldon Rubis

Don Schmeling        George Sands

Dan Quick               Lynn Lundstrom

Meryl Lewis            Sam Zehnder

Emil Zehnder          Archie Birt

Motion made by Dan Quick and seconded by George Sands that we change the meeting date from the last Tuesday of the month to the second Monday of the month effective immediately. Carried.

 

    Motion made by Ollie Johnson and seconded by Emil Zehnder that we adjourn. Carried.

 

Archie D. Birt

                          Adjutant

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August 8 1949

 

Regular Legion meeting was held August 8 1949 at eight o'clock.

Those present were as follows:

Meryl Lewis             Sam Zehnder

Claude Stratman     Ollie Johnson

Lynn Lundstrom     George Sands

Hank Blum              Willie Pederson

Emil Zehnder           Archie Birt

Election of Officers was held.

Those elected were as follows:

Commander              Sam Zehnder

Vice Commander      Hank Blum

Adjutant                   Archie Birt

Chaplain                  Willie Pederson

Sgt at Arms              Meryl Lewis

Service Officer          Emil Zehnder

Historian                  Dan Quick

 

 Motion made by Meryl Lewis and seconded by Emil Zehnder that we adjourn. Carried.

 

Archie D. Birt

                          Adjutant

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October 9 1949

 

Regular Legion meeting was held October 9 1949 at eight o'clock.

Those present were as follows:

Don Schmeling           Leonard Zitterich

Emil Zehnder             Meryl Lewis

Lynn Lundstrom       Claude Stratman

George Sands             Luvern Johnson

Fred Mohr                 Jerry Berger

Willie Pederson          Sam Zehnder

Dan Quick                 Archie Birt

Motion made by Emil Zehnder and seconded by Meryl Lewis that we put the membership dues at $3.00. Carried

Emil Zehnder and Willie Pederson were elected to be put on the Library Governing Board.

 

    Motion made by Meryl Lewis and seconded by Emil Zehnder that we adjourn. Carried.

 

Archie D. Birt

                          Adjutant

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November 7 1949

 

Regular Legion meeting was held November 7 1949 at eight o'clock.

Those present were as follows:

Ollie Johnson          Luvern Johnson

Claude Stratman     Willie Pederson

Emil Zehnder           Les Moore

Bill Cruse                Meryl Lewis

Dan Quick               Sam Zehnder

Archie Birt

Motion made by Emil Zehnder and seconded by Meryl Lewis that we give five ($5.00) dollars to the Salvation Army. Carried

 

    Motion made by Ollie Johnson and seconded by Dan Quick that we adjourn. Carried.

 

Archie D. Birt

                          Adjutant

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December 12 1949

 

Regular Legion meeting was held December 12 1949 at eight o'clock.

Those present were as follows:

Luvern Johnson      Willie Pederson

Emil Zehnder          George Sands

Jerry Berger            Meryl Lewis

Dan Quick               Sam Zehnder

Archie Bit                Leonard Zitterich

Don Schmeling        Lynn Lundstrom

Willie Pederson gave a report on the governing board of the Community Building.

Motion made by Willie Pederson and seconded by Dan Quick that the Legion sponsor a New Years Eve dance providing the floor is ready. Carried.

 

    Motion made by Meryl Lewis and seconded by Luvern Johnson that meeting come to a close.

 

Archie D. Birt

                          Adjutant

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January 9 1950

Regular Legion meeting was held January 9 1950 at eight o'clock.

Those present were as follows:

Luvern Johnson      Willie Pederson

Emil Zehnder           Les Moore

Jerry Berger             Meryl Lewis

Dan Quick               Sam Zehnder

Archie Birt               Leonard Zitterich

Don Schmeling         Lynn Lundstrom

Claude Stratman     Ollie Johnson

Motion made by Dan Quick and seconded by Meryl Lewis that the Legion pay for tuning the Auxiliary piano in the Memorial Building. Carried.

 

 Motion made by Emil Zehnder and seconded by Meryl Lewis that we adjourn. Carried.

 

Archie D. Birt

                     Adjutant

 

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MEMBERSHIP FOR 1950

 

1.  Richard L. Kinkead

2.  Allen Guy Eick

3.  Oliver Johnson

4.  Harold W. Schnell

5.  L. H. Nachtigall

6.  W. H. Nachtigall

7.  Chris Nachtigall

8.  Archie Dale Birt

9.  Willie Pederson

10. George Carson Sands

11. John Bielfeldt Jr.

12. Chris J. Strube

13. Leo Kevane

14. Meryl A. Lewis

15. Joe V. Pick

16. Gerald Berger

17. Cleo C. Hopkins

18. Emil Zehnder

19. Leonard Harry Zitterich

20. Everett W. Zitterich

21. Leslie John Moore

22. William C. Rohlf

23. Donald E. Schmeling

24. Claude Stratman

25. E. W. Youell Jr.

26. Luvern Nels Johnson

27. Gerald E. Taylor

28. Samuel W. Zehnder

29. William Cruse

30. Leo G. Determan

31. Chris Peters

32. Stanley H. Nelson

33. Daniel Quick

34. Lynn Lundstrom

35. Fred Mohr

36. Ted Loudermilk

37. Paul V. Flaharty

38. Claude Krieger

39. Henry C. Blum

40. Vernon R. Pederson

41. Robert Harvey

42. Art Roe

43. Ernest L. Baedke

44. Weldon C. Rubis

45. Howard J. Sands

46. Kenneth G Gordon

47. Darial H. Determan

48. Clifton Rubis

49. Francis Hoppe

50. Robert W. Glenn

51. Erwin Bridson

52. Donald Zelinsky

53. Ralph Cutshall

 

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February 6 1950

 

Regular Legion meeting was held Feb 6 at eight o'clock.

Those present were as follows:

Lynn Lundstrom          Sam Zehnder

Meryl Lewis                  Dan Quick

Emil Zehnder                Don Schmeling

Luvern Johnson           John Bielfeldt Jr.

A representative from Arnolds Park gave some facts on the membership drive and on the County Convention.

 

    Motion made by Meryl Lewis and seconded by Emil Zehnder that we adjourn. Carried.

 

Archie D. Birt

                          Adjutant

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March 13 1950

 

Regular Legion meeting was held March 13 at eight o'clock.

Those present were as follows:

Don Schmeling        Dan Quick

Don Zelinsky           Sam Zehnder

Luvern Johnson      Archie Birt

Les Moore               Emil Zehnder

Lynn Lundstrom     Cliff Rubis

Willie Pederson       George Couch

Coach Couch gave some facts on Junior Legion Baseball. It was carried by a majority of the members present for the Junior Legion Baseball.

Lynn Lundstrom was appointed to attend the County meetings.

 

    Motion made by Emil Zehnder and seconded by Willie Pederson that we adjourn. Carried.

 

Archie D. Birt

                          Adjutant

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April 10 1950

 

Regular Legion meeting was held April 10 at eight o'clock.

Those present were as follows:

Sam Zehnder           Dan Fairchild

Luvern Johnson      Guy Eick

Don Schmeling        Jerry Burger

Weldon Rubis          Leonard Zitterich

Ollie Johnson          Archie Birt

Motion made by Ollie Johnson and seconded by Guy Eick that we hold a County meeting at Terril- April 27 1950. Carried.

Motion made by Dan Quick and seconded by Emil Zehnder that we hold a joint meeting with the Auxiliary on Thursday April 13th 1950.

Motion made by Tommy Rubis and seconded by Emil Zehnder that we send a boy to Boys State.

Motion made by Tommy Rubis and seconded by Dan Fairchild that we sponsor and pay for equipment for a Junior Legion Baseball Team.

The equipment buying committee consists of:

Coach Couch

Emil Zehnder

Sam Zehnder

 

Candidate for Outstanding Legionnaire is:

Ollie Johnson.

 

    Motion made by Tommy Rubis and seconded by Guy Eick that we adjourn. Carried.

 

Archie D. Birt

                          Adjutant

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May 8 1950

 

Regular Legion meeting was held May 8 1950 at eight P.M.

Those present were as follows:

Ralph Cutshall      Don Schmeling

Guy Eick               Weldon Rubis

Dan Fairchild        George Sands

Emil Zehnder        Sam Zehnder

George Couch       Archie Birt

Motion made by Weldon Rubis and seconded by Ollie Johnson that we contact Peter Narey as a Memorial Day Speaker. Carried.

Motion made by Ollie Johnson and seconded by Guy Eick that we purchase a duplicator.

Motion made by Emil Zehnder and seconded by Weldon Rubis that we withdraw the amount deposited after June 28, 1949 into the Legion Club Building Fund, and put it into Legion Club savings account. Carried.

 

    Motion made by Ollie Johnson and seconded by Dan Quick that we adjourn. Carried.

 

Archie D. Birt

                          Adjutant

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August 14 1950

 

Regular meeting was held August 14 1950 at 8:00 P.M..

Members present were:

Commander Sam Zehnder   Don Schmeling

Emil Zehnder                       Luvern Johnson

Bill Pedersen                        Meryl Lewis

Ralph Cutshall                     Dan Quick

Ollie Johnson

Election of Officers was held:

Commander              Ollie Johnson

Vice Commander      Luvern Johnson

Adjutant                   Dan Quick

Sgt of Arms              Don Schmeling

Service Officer          Emil Zehnder

Chaplain                   Bill Pedersen

Finance Officer         Emil Zehnder

The boy we sent to Boys State gave a report on his activities in "Boys State".

 

    Motion made by Bill Pedersen and seconded by Emil Zehnder that we adjourn. Carried.

 

Daniel Quick

                       Adj.

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Oct 9 1950

 

Regular meeting was held at Legion Clubrooms. Commander Oliver Johnson Commanding.

Members present were:

Commander              Oliver Johnson

Vice Commander      Luvern Johnson

Adjutant                   Daniel Quick

Sgt of Arms              Don Schmeling

Service Officer          Emil Zehnder

L.J. Moore               Claude Stratman

Joe Peck                   Weldon Rubis

Sam Zehnder            Meryl Lewis

Color Bearers were appointed as follows:

Meryl Lewis

Joe Peck

Color Guards were:

Weldon Rubis

Les Moore

Motion made by Emil Zehnder and seconded by Meryl Lewis that we hold a joint County meeting with the Auxiliary at a date to be set by the Auxiliary. Motion carried.

Finance Officer Zehnder gave a financial report.

 

    Motion made by Meryl Lewis and seconded by Emil Zehnder that we adjourn. Motion carried.

 

Daniel Quick

                           Adjutant

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April 16 1951

 

A special meeting was held on April 16 1951 at the Legion Clubrooms.

Members present were:

Oliver Johnson         Kenneth Hanson

Emil Zehnder            Dan Fairchild

Sam Zehnder             Luvern Johnson

Dan Quick

Motion made by Emil Zehnder and seconded by Luvern Johnson that Sam Zehnder be appointed as Jr. Legion Baseball Manager.

It was decided to keep the club open on Wed & Sat nites.

Discussion was held on finishing of the Legion room in the Memorial Building.

 

There being no further business the meeting was adjourned.

 

Daniel Quick

                       Adj.

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May 14 1951

 

 

Regular meeting of Walsh Post No. 432 of the American Legion was held at the Legion Clubroom.

Members Present were:

Oliver Johnson     Luvern Johnson

Emil Zehnder        Sam Zehnder

Don Schmeling     Bob Harvey

Meryl Lewis         Dan Quick

Motion made by Emil Zehnder and seconded by Meryl Lewis that we donate $100.00 (one hundred dollars) for improvement of the baseball diamond and backstop.

Motion made by Meryl Lewis and seconded by Sam Zehnder that we donate $10.00 (ten dollars) for construction of a batting cage providing the town team will cooperate.

 

    Motion made by Luvern Johnson and seconded by Emil Zehnder that we adjourn.

 

Daniel Quick

                       Adj

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 1955

 

Legion meeting held on April 1st, 1955. Purpose, reorganize Walsh past 432, in Terril, IA.

Acting Comm. Olie Johnson, reorganization discussed, new officers elected.

Comm.               Stanley Nelson

Vice Comm.       Wm. Cruise

Adj't                   Donald Lane

Service Officer    Emil Zehnder

Sgt of Arms        Weldon Rubis

Finance Officer   Eugene Youell

Chaplin              Willie Pederson

Meeting night-1st Friday night of the month.

Discussed purchasing of building, voted building to be purchased, motion carried.

Motion made by Fred Mohr-seconded by Lewis Grady.  That comm. and adj't be authorized to borrow $2000.00 from State Bank of Terril for purpose of buying.  Telephone building motion carried.

 

    Motion made by E. Zitterich to adjourn-second by Lowell Hills-motion carried.

 

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May 6, 1955

 

Meeting of Walsh Post 432 Terril, IA. called to order by Comm. Nelson. 9 members present minutes of last meeting read and approved.

Discussion of purchase of building for Legion.  Telephone and Stratman buildings are mentioned.  Building committee appointed are Bill Cruze, E. Zehnder and E. Zitterich.

Motion made by Don Zelinsky-second by Bob Harvey, that we help the auxiliary with memorial day services and pay half of the expense of speaker motion carried.  Tom Rubis approved committee chair.

 

     Motion made by L. Hills-second by Leonard Zitterich.  That meeting adj. motion carried.

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June 3, 1955

 

Meeting of Walsh Post 432 Terril, IA meeting called to order by Comm. Nelson.

Motion made by E. Zehnder, second by Tom Rubis to send Reo Jones a check for $15.00 for this service on memorial day, carried.

Discussion on sending cards to members as a reminder for meetings. Also on membership.  The possibilities of building a new building. Telephone building and Stratman building way of raising money.

Motion made by Tom Rubis- second by E. Zehnder.  The following bills be allowed.  Express or skills $1.85, carried.

 

     Motion by L. Hills second by Don Zelinsky for meeting to adjourn carried.

 

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July 1, 1955

 

Meeting of a Walsh Post 432 called to order by Comm. S. Nelson, minutes of last meeting read and approved.

Discussion of membership drive committee of Don Zelinsky, Tom Rubis, and Stanley Nelson.

Motion made by Tom Rubis-second by Bob Strube to have Ken Heberster speak at our next meeting. Lunch committee, Don Zelinsky and Tom Rubis.

 

Motion made by L. Hills second by L. Zitterich to adjourn carried.

 

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August 1955

 

Meeting of Walsh Post 432 called to order by Comm. Nelson.  After pancake supper was enjoyed Legion members meeting was turned over to Ken Heberster who gave a talk.

 

Meeting adjourned

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Sept. 2, 1955

 

Legion meeting of Walsh Post 432 called to order by Comm. Stanley Nelson.  Minutes of last meeting read and approved.

Motion made by Tom Rubis to hold a pancake supper. Second by Bob Fairchild, motion carried.

Kitchen chairman Stan Nelson

Dining room chairman Don Zelinsky

Motion made by Don Zelinsky, that dues by set at $5.00 second by E. Zitterich motion carried.

Bills-  K & M Sales Co. Briefcase $2.86

Motion made by Blaine Pederson, that bills be allowed. Second by Tom Rubis.

Motion made by Tom Rubis that the legion offer our services to the School for Football games.  Second by Bob Fairchild.

 

Motion made by Bob Fairchild that meeting adjourn Second Tom Fairchild carried.

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Oct. 1955

 

Meeting of Walsh Post 432 called to order by Comm. Nelson.

Motions by E. Zitterich that a bill of $5.00 to crush basement be allowed second by D Bensen.

Discussed building for Legion motion by O. Johnson, second by L. Hill to have E. Zitterich inquire about cost of round rafters, building of different size.

 

Motion made by Tom Rubis -seconded by D. Bensen meeting adjourn carried.

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Nov. 4, 1955

 

Meeting of Walsh Post 432 called to order by Comm. Stan Nelson. Minutes of last meeting read and approved.

Report by E. Zitterich on cost of buildings.

Clean up old club rooms Sunday Nov 6th.

Stanley Nelson gave report on County Legion meeting at Milford.

Lowell Hills elected to be Walsh Post rep or Vice Comm on County Unit.

 

Motion made to adjourn by Les Moore-seconded by L. Johnson carried.

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Dec 1, 1955

 

Meeting of Walsh Post 432 called to order by Comm. Stan Nelson. Minutes read and approved.

Movies shown.

Discussion of buildings. Stratman building.

Motion by E. Zitterich Sec by D. Bensen to appoint building committee to check on Stratman building.

Committee appointed:

E. Zitterich

Wm Cruse

D. Bensen

Motion carried by L. Hills-second by Tom Rubis for a committee to meet with library board.

Stan Nelson

Don Lane

Gene Yowell

Motion by Bob Harvey Second by D. Bensen that bill of $14.50 on cards be allowed, carried.

Motion by Rubis Second by Harvey that meeting adjourn, carried.

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Jan. 5, 1956

 

Meeting of Walsh Post 432 called to order by adj't Don Lane.  Minutes read and approved.

Report on Stratman building by E. Zitterich a sum of $2,500.00 to repair the outside.

Motion by E. Zitterich.-Second by Tom Rubis to drop the Stratman Building and get estimates on building from ground up carried.

Motion by E. Zitterich Second by S. Zehnder to have a writer vote on purchases of projector.

Yes   8

No    9

     Motion by S. Zehnder second by V. Pedersen that meeting adjourn carried.

 

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Feb. 3, 1956

 

Meeting of Walsh Post 432 called to order by Comm. Nelson.  Minutes read and approved.

Bob Bergquist of Spirit Lake was introduced and spoke on sponsoring the Boy Scouts of Troop of Terril.

Motion by D. Bensen that Walsh Post 432 of Terril sponsor Scout Troop 66 of Terril Second by E. Zitterich carried

Troops Committee

Stan Nelson

Darril Benson

Don Lane

O. Johnson

Dan Fairchild

Cliff Blum-scout master

Cleo Hopkins-asst. scout master

Motion by D. Fairchild-Second by D. Bensen we donate $100.00 to March of Dimes carried.

Meeting turned over to Comm. Place.

 

    Motion carried by E. Zitterich second by O. Johnson to adjourn. carried.

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March 2, 1956

 

Meeting of Walsh Post 432 called to order by Comm. Nelson. Minutes read and approved.

Letter from National Comm. read of recognition of membership quota.

Don Lane gave report on C & A Conference in Des Moines.

Stan reported that Mrs. G. Sands offered their Hotel Building to the Legion for a sum.

Motion by O. Johnson seconded by L. Mohr to table hotel until a future meeting.

O. Johnson gave a report on Big Scout Troop.

Motion by Dan Fairchild second by Bill Zitterich. That we send a boy to Boys State carried.

 

Motion by Nissen second by L. Zitterich that meeting adjourn. carried.

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April 5, 1956

 

Meeting of Walsh Post 432 called to order by Comm. Nelson.  Minutes read and approved.

Stan read a letter from county commander.

Color guard order for Dist. Spring Conference April 23 at Spencer.

Tom Rubis volunteered to rep Post at county meetings.

E. Zitterich made a motion that he E. Zitterich talk with Dale Luehring,s's landlord second by Bob Fairchild carried 100%.

Motion by Bob Strube second by L. Zitterich to purchase the movie projector for $250.00 screen one carried 11-1.

Motion made by O. Johnson second by Bob Fairchild to transfer the purchase price of projector from saving out to checking and carried.

 

Motion by E. Zitterich second by Tom Rubis to adjourn carried.

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May 4, 1956

 

Meeting of Walsh Post 432 called to order by Comm. Nelson, minutes read and approved, a movie was shown.

Motion made by Tom Rubis second by Dale Luering that we drop the Stratmon building completely carried 100%.

Plans for Dec. Day discussed and made that day.

E. Zitterich made motion that we meet and clean the Stratmon building of Legion property.

Stan Nelson gave report on Spring Conf. in Spencer.

Nominating committee appointed by Comm. Nelson.

Arnold Nissen

Olie

Johnson

Luvern Johnson

 

Motion made by Dale Luehring second by E. Zitterich to adjourn carried.

 

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June 1, 1956

 

Meeting of Walsh Post 432 called to order by Comm. Nelson.  Minutes read and approved.

Nominations were opened for election of officers for coming year.

For Comm- Tom Rubis              nom by Olie Johnson

                                 2nd by L. Johnson

Vice Comm-Bill Zitterich         nom by Cleo Hopkins

                                 2nd by L. Johnson

Adj-Don Lane                     nom by Tom Rubis

                                 2nd by Bob Strube

Service Officer E Zehnder        nom by E. Zitterich

                                 2nd by L. Johnson

Serg at Arms-Bob Strube          nom by Tom Rubis

                                 2nd by E. Baedke

Finance officer L. Grady         nom by Tom Rubis

                                 2nd by Bob Strube

Chaplain-Bob Fairchild           nom by Bob Strube

                                 2nd by E. Baedke

Bills

      memorial day speaker $10.00

      express on amn        $1.99

      Record book(Gills)    $3.08

 

Motions by Tom Rubis second by L. Zitterich that bills be allowed.

Motion by Tom Rubis second by Bill Zitterich that we call a special meeting for purchasing property.

 

Motion by Bill Zitterich second by R. Nissen to adjourn carried.

Aug. 3, 1956

 

 

Meeting of Walsh Post 432 Terril, IA called to order by adj. Don Lane. Minutes read and approved.

Motion by E. Zitterich that the Post purchases the Stratmon building for sum of $800.00 not to exceed $1,000.00 with approval of 60 percent of paid up members by vote at special meeting or by absentee ballot on Friday Aug. 10, 1956-Second by Cleo Hopkins, motion carried.

Members present:

L. Zitterich

Cleo Hopkins

E. Zitterich

Darrel Benson

Weldon Rubis

Arnold Nissen

S. Zehnder

L. Johnson

Don Lane

Darrel Benson is appointed to see that ballots are made.

 

Meeting by C. Hopkins second by A. Nissen to adjourn carried.

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Aug 10, 1956

 

Special meeting of Walsh Post 432 Terril, Ia called to order by Comm. Stan Nelson purpose of meeting is to count ballots on motion made at reg meeting Aug. 3, 1956 on purchasing of Stratmon Building.

Members present to count ballots.

E. Baedke

E. Zitterich

L. Grady

B. Fairchild

L. Zitterich

D. Benson

A. Nissen

S. Nelson

T. Rubis

O. Johnson

D. Lane

votes counted yes-34

               no-2

Motion on special ballot carried.

Motion by Bob Fairchild that we transfer $800.00 from saving acct to checking acct.

Tom Rubis & E. Zitterich appointed to represent the Post purchasing of building.

 

Motion by L. Grady to adjourn-Second by L. Zitterich carried.

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Members 1957

 

1.Roland Lickteig          50. H.R. Fairchild

2.L. H. Nachtigal           51. Dan Fairchild

3.Wm H. Nachtigal        52. Cleo Hopkins

4.Luvern Johnson          53. Cas Varney

5.Weldon W. Lewis         54. Chris Strube

6.B.C. Wright                 55. D. W. Bensen

7.Bill Zitterich                56. Lynn Mohr

8.John Bielfeldt Jr.         57. Les Moore

9.Chris J. Nachtigal        58. Arnold Nissen

10.Daniel L. Quick          59. David Brant

11.Fred A. Mohr             60. Danny Moyer

12.Lloyd W. Birt             61. Joe Feldman

13.Wm. Cruse                 62. H. Blum

14.J.D. Anderson            63. Blaine Pederson

15.Robert R. Strube        64. Harold Schenell

16.Leo Kevane

17.Ralph Cutshall

18.Leonard H. Zitterich

19.James L. Ballah

20.Chris Peters

21.Wilbert D. Bielfeldt

22.Carrol D. Erickson

23.Keith D. Cockburn

24.Emil H. Zehnder

25.George Couch

26.E.W. Youell Jr.

27.Gerald E. Taylor

28.Ernest H. Ferguson

29.Virgil Eugene Schmeling

30.Adolph E. Peters

31.Oliver Johnson

32.Art H. Roe

33.George C. Sands

34.Louis Paul Grady

35.Claude Willemissen

36.Donald A. Lane

37.Samuel Zehnder

38.Weldon Rubis

39.Everett Zitterich

40.Stanley Nelson

41.C.O. Clark

42.Duane Cuklanz

43.Lawrence McVicker

44.Vernon Pederson

45.Leslie Edwards

46.Duane Gunderson

47.Ernest Baedke

48.Ed Wollner

49.Erwin Bridson

 

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Aug 17, 1956

 

Special meeting called to order by Comm. Nelson.  Minutes read and approved.  Report on purchases of building by E. Zitterich.  Discussion and inspection of Building was made.  Motion by Bob Fairchild second by E. Zitterich.  That the legion use the west side of building. carried

Motion by Dale Luehring that as building committee of 3 men be elected to serve with committee Vice Commander.

E. Zitterich

Bill Nachtigal

Larry McVicker

Every Tuesday night has been designated for work night.

Motion by L. Johnson that our building fund be run as is seconded by E. Zitterich carried.

Motion by Sam Zehnder second by B. Fairchild. The dues for 1958 year be left at $5.00.

 

Motion by Blaine Pederson second by E. Baedke to adjourn carried.

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Sept 7, 1956

 

Meeting to order by Comm. Nelson.  Minutes read and approved.

Officers for the coming year were installed by Olie Johnson.

Weldon Rubis takes over as commander.

General discussion of work to be done on building.

 

Motion by Stan Nelson to adjourn-second by A. Nissen-carried.

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Oct. 4, 1956

 

Meeting of Walsh Post 432 called to order by Comm. Rubis.  Minutes of last meeting read and approved. Report on Finances 508.71 on hand.

Motion by Bob Strube-seconded by L. Johnson that a $5.00 memorial be given to the Boy Scouts in name of Kent Moore carried.

Motion by E.Zitterich seconded by L. Johnson that all bills by allowed carried.

Membership drive discussed.

 

Motion by Bob Strube to adjourn-second by Bill Zitterich carried.

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Nov 6, 1956

 

Meeting of Walsh Post 432 called to order by Comm. Rubis.  Minutes read and approved. Fiance report given.

Motion by S. Zehnder-seconded by Don Quick that all bills be allowed.

Motion by Don Quick that the east side of basement as is be used by Boy Scouts second by Zitterich carried.

Motion by Ollie Johnson that our legion meeting be changed to the last Tuesday of each month.  Second by S. Zehnder. carried.

Motion by Sam Zehnder seconded by  L. Grady to paint the the front of the building rust, carried. Motion by L. Zitterich seconded by Sam Zehnder to use rust, peach, and cream to paint the inside of building carried.

Sam Zehnder was appointed char of a Feather Party.

 

Motion by L. Zitterich second by L. Grady to adjourn carried.

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Nov 28, 1956

 

Meeting called to order by commander Rubis.  Minutes read and approved.

Financial report by Grady $268.41 in treasury.  Grady reports 2 outstanding bills.

Comm. Rubis brought up letters from U.S.O. asking donations for Christmas party.  Donations denied as per Post policy.

Comm. Rubis said some mentions has been made of Legion putting up Christmas decorations.  General discussion disapproved in favor of Commercial Club doing it as before.

Motion made by Bob Fairchild that Ollie Johnson investigate costs etc. of papers for ceiling and give him authority to purchase paper if reasonable.  Motion seconded by Sam Zehnder.

Comm. Rubis designated Tuesday evenings as usual plus any afternoon for work on building.

L. Zitterich made motion that H. Maas be contracted to have snow from in front of building.  Motion seconded by Bob Strube and carried.

 

Motion by Fairchild second by B. Zitterich that meeting adjourn.

Larry McVicker

Acting adj't

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Dec. 2,1956

 

Special meeting of Walsh Post 432 called to order by Comm. Rubis, on the subject of proposal feather party.

Motion made by Roland Lickteig seconded by L. Johnson that feather party should not include any hard beverages. carried.

General discussion resulted in designation of Wed. Dec. 19th instead of Tues Dec 18th the night for the feather party.

Comm Rubis appointed a new Bldg. Comm. consisting of Everett Zitterich, Bill Zitterich, Robert Strube, Stanley Nelson, and Lou Nachtigal.

 

 Motion made by Sam Zehnder, seconded by Robert Fairchild that the meeting adjourn, carried.

Larry McVicker

Acting adj't

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Dec. 25th 1956

 

Meeting called to order by Comm. Rubis with.  Minutes read and approved.

Members present

S. Zehnder          C. Nachtigal

B. Strube            L. Nachtigal

E. Baedke           B. Zitterich

B. Nachtigal        E. Zitterich

L. Mohr              L. Zitterich

A. Nissen            D. Fairchild

L. Johnson         B. Fairchild

D. Johnson         L. Grady

S. Nelson            T. Rubis

B. Coleman

Financial report made by Grady as follows.

 Cash on hand-        $637.91

 Bills outstanding -    764.11 +

 Special fund-              96.+

Motion made by B. Strube seconded by S. Zehnder that this special fund be transferred into General Fund carried.

Motion made by S. Nelson seconded by L. Johnson that we discontinue 20 cents week contribution to special fund carried.

Motion made by E. Baedke seconded by O. Johnson that the Post borrow $500.00 from the bank-motion carried.

Motion made by S. Nelson that we pay the following outstanding bills presented. Seconded by E. Zitterich carried.

#1 Everett Zitterich                           $120.47-lighting

#2 Buns Hardware                              $78.74-Hdw and paint

#3 Buns Hardware                            $139.04-elec supplies

#4 J.F. Anderson                              $145.67-lumber

#5 J.F. Anderson                              $153.70-sheetrock and etc.

#6 Terril Record                                 $14.50-Postcards and Postage

#7 Standard Oil Co.                            $23.05-fuel

#8 Estherville Concrete Product Co.   $88.97-paint

The following dues presented to finance officer.

Chris Strube

Leo Moore

Lynn Mohr

Arnold Nissen

D.W. Benson

 

     Motion made by E. Baedke and seconded by Bob Strube meeting adjourn,carried.

 

HR. Fairchild

Acting Adj't

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Jan 29, 1957

  

First Meeting of 1957 was held at the Legion meeting with 17 members present. A general building committee report was given by Everett Zitterich. A report on the boy scouts activities was given by Dan Fairchild.

Motion made by Sam Zehnder and seconded by Everett Zitterich that we allow the boy scouts to use the large meeting rooms for special events accompanied by their parents, motion carried.

A letter from Congressman Hover was then read by Comm. Rubis. 

A 3 man committee was appointed to draw up a constitution and a set of by laws, they were.

Luvern Johnson

Chris Nachtigal

Zehnder

Further discussion was held on boy scout activities

Several ideas were suggested for making money

 

  

 

The following bills were allowed

State Bank of Terril-   $15.90 fire

"                  "-    $25.00 liab.

Pratt found films-      $1.72

C.E. Gill-              $14.19

 

Motion carried by Everett Zitterich and seconded by Willard Zitterich that we increase our insurance to $14,000.00 divided equally. E.W. Youell and Coleman insurance agency for fire insurance.

Motion made by Everett Zitterich and seconded by Louis Nachtigal the all presented bills be paid, motion carried.

Motion made by Don Fairchild and seconded by Sam Zehnder that we authorize the finance officer to pay all utility bills as they become due, motion carried.

The adj. was instructed to notify the American Legion Magazine of any change of address of members.

Members present Jan 29 1957.

Leonard Zitterich     Joe Feldman

Everett Zitterich      Luvern Johnson

Willard Zitterich      Robert Strube

Chris Nachtigal        Claude Willemssen

Louis Nachtigal        Louis Grady

Daniel Fairchild       Virgil Schmeling

Daniel Quirk           Weldon Rubis

David Brant

Sam Zehnder            Guest:Morris Schroeder

 

 There being no further business the meeting was adjourned and lunch was served.

Daniel L. Quick

Acting Adj't

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Feb 26, 1957

 

Meeting of Walsh Post 432 Terril, IA called to order by Comm. W. Rubis   Adj. Don Lane

Minutes of last meeting read and approved.  Motion of correction of Bill of Gills 11.30 by Don Quick Second by Olie Johnson carried. A report on constitution and by-laws was given by Comm. Rubis which was read in full.

Motion by Olie Johnson that the constitution and by-laws as read with corrections be adapted. Second by L. Nachtigal motion carried.

Report from building committee they need more help.

Comm. Rubis call for name for 3 men to been Exc. Comm.

The following men are nominated for the Exc. Comm. The 3

13 Stanley Nelson

10 L. Nachtigal

     Dan Quick

     Everett Zitterich

 9 Joe Feldman

    Vernon Pedersen

A legion party has been prolonged for March 12. A general discussion was held.

Motion made by Stanley Nelson that the following bills by allowed

Dickinson Co-op     $161.08

Standard oil        $59.39  (oil)

E. Clark            $3.00   (doors)

Second Dan Quick motion carried

 

     Motions by Bill Zitterich to adjourn second by Bob Strube motion carried

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Feb 28, 1957

 

Special meeting was held for the purpose of changing the date of the party.

1.  W. Rubis                   11. B. Wright

2.  L. Nachtigal              12. V. Pederson

3.  C. Nachtigal              13. R. Strube

4.  L. Johnson                14. C. Willemssen

5.  D. Quick                   15. Lynn Mohr

6.  S. Nelson                  16. A. Peters

7.  E. Zehnder                17. C. Hopkins

8.  L. Zitterich               18. J. Feldman

9.  E. Zitterich               19. D. Gunderson

10. W. Zitterich             20. A. Nissen

 

1. Motion made by Ernest Baedke and seconded by Luvern Johnson that we hold an American Legion Smorgasbord motion carried with one opposed.

2. Motion made by Bob Strube and seconded by Everett Zitterich that we do not serve liquor by the drink

3. Motion made by Leonard Zitterich and seconded by Stanley Nelson that no movies be shown at the party.

4. Motion made by Emil Zehnder and seconded by Stanley Nelson that we draw no more than 25 cent limit

5. Motion made by Emil Zehnder and seconded by Chris Nachtigal that we serve beer.

6. Motion made by Stanley Nelson and seconded by Cleo Hopkins that we call in all tickets out to this date and a committee of 4 be appointed to      procure and sell new tickets at $1.50 each.

7. Motion made by Stanley Nelson and seconded by Emil Zehnder that we sell "set ups" for 15 cent Cokes, 7-Up, Grape, and Orange.

8. Motion made by Robert Strube and seconded by Emil Zehnder that we serve the following at the party cold meats, cheese, bread, crackers, pickles, butter, pickled herring, coffee, cream, sugar, potato chips, picnic hams, olives, lettuce, carrots, celery, mayonnaise, pretzels, onions, mustard, catsup.

9. Motion made by Everett Zitterich and seconded by Arnold Nissen that we open at 7:30 p.m. and close at 12:00 p.m. and everyone out by 1:00 a.m.

10. Motion made by Stanley Nelson and seconded by Emil Zehnder that we give a door prize of $10.00 ten dollars cash.

11. Motion made by Bob Strube and seconded by Luvern Johnson that the following committees be appointed

Lunch Committee

Everett Zitterich

Chris Nachtigal

Willard Zitterich

Adolph Peters

Ticket Committee

Arnold Nissen

Emil Zehnder

Sam Zehnder

Lynn Mohr

Table Committee

Leonard Zitterich

Ernest Baedke

Fred Mohr

Bill Cruse

Bar Committee

Danny Quick

Claude Willemssen

Cleo Hopkins

Arrangement Committee

Luvern Johnson

All motions carried 12 yes, 8 failed to vote

 

     Motion made by Adolph Peters and seconded by Emil Zehnder that this Special Meeting be adjourned, motion carried.

 

                                     Daniel Quick

                                     Acting Sec

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March 8, 1957

 

Special meeting of Walsh Post 432 called to order by comm. Rubis.  Minutes read and approved.

Members

W. Zitterich             B. Strube

L. Johnson              S. Nelson

D. Fairchild             W. Rubis

L. Nachtigal            D. Long

C. Nachtigal            E. Baedke

E. Zitterich              D. Quick

visitor-Jack Dexsler

Motion by L. Johnson to have party on the regular meeting night of March 26, 1957. Second by Chris Nachtigal motion carried.

Motion by L. Johnson to sell beer at 25 cent second by S. Nelson. motion carried

Motion by Bob Strube seconded by Bob Fairchild.  Motion carried.

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 April 30, 1957

 

Regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held. Minutes read and approved.

T. Rubis            L. Zitterich

W. Zitterich      L. Nachtigal

E. Zitterich       J. Feldman

L. Johnson       S. Nelson

D. Fairchild      C. Hopkins

S. Zehnder        D. Quick

C. Nachtigal

A report of the building committee was given.  A discussion was held on building improvements and septic tank.

Motion made by Everett Zitterich and seconded by L. H. Nachtigal that we spend aprox. $200.00 more on building repairs, motion carried.

The following bills were allowed

Everett Zitterich       $6.50 snow removal

Mrs. Fairchild          $20.00 sink

                        $10.00 donation

Mike Cruse              $2.00 sharpening saw blades

Hansons D-X             $11.85 fuel and gas

Coleman Ins. agency     $31.76 insurance.

Motion made by Sam Zehnder and seconded by Willard Zitterich that these bills by paid

Motion made by Cleo Hopkins and seconded by Stanley Nelson that we participate in the memorial day services.  Motion carried

Motion made by Stanley Nelson and seconded by Bill Zitterich that we pay half for the speaker on memorial day,  motion carried.  County meeting here next meeting night May 28.

Dan Fairchild brought up the idea of holding a street auction.

Ideas were submitted for getting members to meetings.

 

                                    Dan Quick

                                    Acting Adj

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May 28, 1957

 

A regular county meeting of the Dickinson County American Legion was held at Terril

Members

T. Rubis                 W. Zitterich

Oliver Johnson       L. Zitterich

D. Quick                 R. Strube

A. Nissen                L. Grady

G. Taylor               M. Schmeling

L. Edwards             E. Baedke

L. Johnson             S. Nelson

E. Zitterich

County Officers were introduced.  A report on the state conference was given by the county commanders.A report was given on boys state activities only 2 posts were represented so there was no regular county meeting. 

A report was given by the county service officer on vets benefits.

There was a discussion on a memorial for the late Bert Coleman

The following bills were presented

Petes Plumbing and Heating  $47.23

Standard Oil Co.            $18.19

Bum's Hardware              $69.42

Bob Strube                  $  .72

Weldon Rubis                $ 1.95

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                            $137.51

 

Motion made by Louis Grady and seconded by Everett Zitterich that these bills be paid, motion carried

The following members of the Milford Post were present

Wance Miller Comm             Post 384 Milford

Wm. Murrey Co. Adj            "               "

L. D. Dr. Moore Adj           "               "

C. Asheland                   "               "

Daniel K. Place               "               "

Glen Hilts                    "               "

J. B. Drexler service officer "              "

The colors were retired and the meeting was adjourned

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June 25, 1957

 

Regular meeting of the Walsh Post 432 Dept of Iowa was held at the legion building. Minutes were read and approved

Members

T. Rubis            R. Strube

D. Quick           L. Edwards

L. Grady           S. Zehnder

W. Zitterich       E. Zehnder

E. Zitterich        E. Wollner

L. Zitterich        E. Baedke

L. Nachtigal      C. Willemssen

C. Nachtigal      E. Ferguson

B. Pederson       L. Moore

L. Johnson        S. Nelson

O. Johnson       L. McVicker

R. Fairchild

Motion made by B. Fairchild and seconded by E. Zehnder that we vote on whether or not to rent the upstairs 12-yes 9-no

Motion made by W. Zitterich and seconded by L. Nachtigal that the following bill be allowed.

Terril Record $2.50

Motion carried

Election of 1958 officers was held

The following officers were elected

Commander-            Weldon Rubis

Vice Commander-     Bill Zitterich

Adjutant-                  Les Moore

Service Officer-         E. Zehnder

Finance Officer-        L. Zitterich

Sgt. of Arms-            Henry Blum

Chaplain-                 E. Baedke

Historian-                L. McVicker

Exec. Board-            L. Nachtigal

                                 S. Zehnder

                                 E. Wollner

Discussion was held on whether or not send a delegation to the state convention, it was decided not to.

The question was brought up whether or not to have a speaker at the next meeting.  Claude Willemssen was appointed to give talk on flag etiquette for the next meeting.  There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

Daniel Quick

Acting Sec

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July 30, 1957

 

Regular meeting of the Walsh Post 432 of the American Legion was held at the Legion building.

Members present

T. Rubis               L. Nachtigal

C. O. Clark          S. Zehnder

L. McVicker        C. Nachtigal

L. Zitterich          L. Johnson

W. Zitterich         L. Grady

E. Zitterich          D. Quick

C. D. Erickson    C. Hopkins

L. J. Moore        E. Baedke

E. Wollner

Discussion was held on renting the upstairs. Motion made by Larry McVicker and seconded by L. Nachtigal that the matter of renting the upstairs be dropped motion carried.

Motion made by E. Zitterich and seconded by W. Zitterich that the following bills be allowed

Estherville Concrete Products,  Paint $19.48

Everett Zitterich,              5 keys $2.50

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                                      $21.98

Motion carried

Installation of new members was held

Discussion was held on holding an auction.

 

     There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

 

Daniel Quick

Acting Sec'y

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August 8, 1957

 

The American Legion execution board of Walsh Post 432 met at the legion hall Thursday evening August 8, 1957.

The purpose of the meeting was to discuss programs and special project activities for the forthcoming year. Considerable discussion was given to a community sale to be held in September and sponsored by the local post.  Dan Fairchild was present to present his views on details involved in such a project and a committee of Weldon Rubis, Willard Zitterich and Leonard Zitterich volunteered in assisting Dan with the promotion of the sale.

Other discussion consisted of the possibility of securing speakers and films for some of our regular meetings.

 

     There being no further business to come before the group the meeting was adjourned

 

L.J. Moore

Adj.

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Sept 9, 1957

 

A special meeting of the Walsh Post 432 was held Wednesday September 18, 1957 as 9:15 p.m.  Fourteen members were present.

The meeting was called to discuss the legion sponsored community sale and to procure assistance from Legionnaires during the day for the sale.  After much discussion the meeting was adjourned.

 

L.J. Moore

Adj.

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Sept 24, 1957

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held September 24, 1957 at the Legion Hall. Sixteen members and 2 guests were present.  The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.

Members present

Henry Blum            Stanley Nelson

Sam Zehnder          Arnold Nissen

Ed Wollner             Everett Zitterich

Clairance Clark      Virgil Schmeling

Dan Fairchild         Ernest Ferguson

Luvern Johnson     Leonard Zitterich

Oliver Johnson      Weldon Rubis

Willard Zitterich     L. J. Moore

Commander Rubis introduced the guests who were Clairance Ashland and Jack Drexler of the Milford American Legion. Ashland, County Commander spoke briefly and invited local Legionnaire to the District Fall Conference to be held at Mapelton on October 8, 1957.  Drexler County Service procedures used in abstaining financial aid for veterans in need.

 Dan Fairchild reported on the Community scale but stated that final tabulation had not been made and so was unable to give a financial report.  Finance  Officer Leonard Zitterich gave the treasures report.  Bills were read and upon motion were allowed.

In a brief ceremony Oliver Johnson presented to the Post Memorials in honor of departed comrade Albert D. Coleman.  These memorials a framed Preamble to the Constitution of the American Legion and a picture of WW I Veterans from the community were given to Walsh Post by Mrs. Coleman.  The adjutant was decided to write a note of thanks to Mrs. Coleman

Plans for a feather party were discussed and Commander Rubis appointee Sam Zehnder to serve as chairman of the functionary event.

A motion was made by Nelson to allow the Boy Scouts to hold meetings in the Legion Hall\; second by Fairchild, motion carried.

 

     There being no further business to come before the group the meeting was adjourned.  Lunch was donated by Andy Larson.

L.J. Moore

Adj

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October 29, 1957

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held October 29, 1957 at the Legion Hall.  Twelve members were present.    The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.

Members present:

O. Johnson            Luvern Johnson

Dan Quick             Stanley Nelson

Sam Zehnder         L. Zitterich

Chris Nachtigal      L. Nachtigal

Weldon Rubis        Les Moore

H. R. Fairchild       Bill Zitterich

Sam Zehnder reported on the Feather Party which is to be held on Wednesday evening, November 20, 1957.  It was decided to have dressed fowl and also door prizes were planned.  The Legion Auxiliary was to be invited to serve coffee and pie.

Oliver Johnson discussed a proposal to incorporate Walsh Post.  After some consideration it was decided to have the Execution Committee study the Articles of Incorporation as written up and than proceed to write plans for incorporation.

The treasurer's report was given.  Bills were introduces and upon motion were allowed.

 

     There being no further business to come before the group, meeting was adjourned.

 

L. J. Moore

Adj.

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November 6, 1957

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held November 26, 1957 at the Legion Hall.  Twelve members were present.    The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.     The treasurer's report was given.  Bills were introduced and upon motion were allowed.

Members present:

Weldon Rubis             Dan Fairchild

Dan Quick                  Stanley Nelson

Leonard Zitterich       Chris Nachtigal

Luvern Johnson         Bill Nachtigal

Henry Blum               Louis Nachtigal

Bill Zitterich               L. J. Moore

It was decided to have the next meeting on December 17, 1957 instead of the regular meeting night which would be New Years Eve.

 

     There being no further business to come before the group, the meeting was adjourned.

                                 L.J. Moore

                                        Adj.

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December 17, 1957

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Legion Hall December 17, 1957.  Ten members were present.     The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.     The treasurer's report was given.  Bills were introduced and upon motion by Everett Zitterich and Emil Zehnder were allowed.

Members present:

Leonard Zitterich       Everett Zitterich

Bill Zitterich               L. J. Moore

Robert Strube            Emil Zehnder

Dan Quick                 Stanley Nelson

Weldon Rubis           Dan Fairchild

A motion was made by Everett Zitterich and seconded by Bill Zitterich that we pay $250.00 plus interest on a $500.00 note due at the bank.  Motion carried.

Discussion concerning a New Year Ad in the paper was brought before the group and declined by majority vote.

Other discussion dealt with the problem of procuring a color Guard and having one available for all occasions whenever necessary.  No definite action was taken.

A proposal by Louis Grady to sell a new stove to the Legion for $35.00 was discussed.  No action was taken.

 

                                L.J. Moore

                                       Adj.

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 Jan 24 1958

 

A meeting of the Executive Committee was called by Commander Rubis and was held in the Legion Hall on January 24 1958.

Commander Rubis stated that the purpose of the meeting was to discuss methods of stimulating more interest in the Legion.

Other discussion dealt with a proposal to convert the 2nd floor of the Legion building into a roller skating rink for the kids. The cost involved was discussed and it was felt that other organizations in town might assist in the project.

A proposal to invite all local veterans to a get together was discussed with no action taken.

Members present were:

Rubis                  Wollner

L. Nachtigal        L. Zitterich

Bill Zitterich        Sam Zehnder

Emil Zehnder      Moore

 

L.J. Moore

Adj

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Jan 28 1958

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Legion Hall January 28, 1958.

Twenty members were present. They are:

Ed Wollner              E. Zitterich

Luvern Johnson      Vernon Pederson

Joe Feldman            Dan Quick

Sam Zehnder           N.R. Fairchild

Leonard Zitterich    Stanley Nelson

Lickteig                   Emil Zehnder

Louie Nachtigal       Wm Nachtigal

Chris Nachtigal       Robert Strube

Rubis                      Moore

Bill Zitterich           Gilbert

The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.

The treasures report was given: bills introduced and upon motion by Emil Zehnder and Louie Nachtigal, were approved

Robert Strube presented a clock to the Legion in memory of his father, Chris Strube, who was a member of this Post. The Adjutant was instructed to write a note of thanks to Mrs. Strube.

A discussion concerning an all veterans party was given considerable attention. A motion by Sam zehnder and seconded by Joe Feldman that we have an all veterans stag party at our next meeting was made. Motion carried.

Commander Rubis appointed the following committee to take charge of arrangements:

H.R. Fairchild      Chairman

Sam Zehnder

Joe Feldman

Ed Wollner

Bill Zitterich

Commander Rubis discussed converting the upstairs of the Legion building into a Youth Center. After considerable discussion a motion was made by Feldman that the upstairs be repaired and placed into suitable condition for a Youth Center. Motion seconded by Quick. Motion Carried.

A committee was appointed by Commander Rubis to survey the work to be done and investigate action in placing the 2nd floor into satisfactory condition.

Emil Zehnder    Chairman

Quick

Strube

Lou Nachtigal

 

    There being no further business to come before the group, meeting was adjourned.

 

L. J. Moore

Adj

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1958 MEMBERS

 

 

1.  Weldon Lewis            56. Eugene Gilbert

2.  Bill Zitterich              57. Leo Kevane

3.  L. J. Moore               58. Darial Determan

4.  Emil Zehnder             59. Guy Eick

5.  Leonard Zitterich      60. Jim Mortenson

6.  Henry Blum              61. Walter Jackson

7.  Ernest Baedke           62. August Schnell

8. Lawrence Mc Vicker  63. Duane Gunderson

9.  Lou Nachtigal           64. Gerald Taylor

10. Sam Zehnder            65. Jerome Smith

11. Ed Wollner               66. Wade Feldman

12. George Sands           67. Don Ehwegen

13. E. W. Youell Jr.

14. Harold Schnell

15. Stanley Nelson

16. Roland Lickteig

17. Adolph Peters

18. Louis Grady

19. B. C. Wright

20. Lynn Mohr

21. Virgil Schmeling

22. Dan Fairchild

23. Wm Cruse

24. Everett Zitterich

25. Wm Nachtigal

26. H. R. Fairchild

27. Chris Nachtigal

28. Luvern Johnson

29. Wilbert Bielfeldt

30. Weldon Lewis

31. C. O. Clark

32. Fred Mohr

33. Keith Cockburn

34. Ralph Cutshall

35. James Ballah

36. C. D. Erickson

37. Arnold Nissen

38. Blaine Pederson

39. J. D. Anderson

40. D. W. Benson

41. Geo Couch

42. Chris Strube

43. Erwin Bridson

44. Joe Feldman

45. John Bielfeldt Jr.

46. Claude Willemssen

47. E. H. Ferguson

48. Cleo Hopkins

49. Robert Strube

50. Oliver Johnson

51. Vernon Pederson

52. David Brant

53. Art Roe

54. Duane Cuklanz

55. Chris Peters

 

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Feb 25 1958

 

The meeting was called to order by Commander Rubis. Rubis introduced guests who were present.

There was some discussion of the termination of the Boy Scout Charter. Motion made by Vernon Pederson that we sponsor the Boy Scouts. The motion was seconded and carried.

A progress report on the upstairs construction was given. A motion was made by Henry Blum that we open the Youth Center on Wednesday night and Sunday afternoon on a trial basis. Motion seconded. A secret ballot was taken with twenty three votes favoring the proposal. None opposed.

The Treasure reported a balance of $268.01.

Motion made by Henry Blum that we raffle off merchandise offered by Henry Van Barbber as discussed by Robert Strube. Motion seconded and carried.

Motion made by Cleo Hopkins that we have a bingo party sometime before Easter and give away hams as prizes. Motion seconded and carried.

 

    There being no further business to come before the group, the meeting was adjourned.

 

H. R. Fairchild

Acting Adj.

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March 25 1958

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post was held at the Legion Hall, March 25, 1958.

There were twenty-one members present:

Bill Zitterich           Everett Zitterich   Robert Strube

Leonard Zitterich   Benson                 Cutshall

H. R. Fairchild       Don Erickson        Stanley Nelson

V. Pederson           Gunderson            Birt

Virgil Schmeling    Gilbert                  Sam Zehnder

Luvern Johnson    Chris Nachtigal     Rubis

Louie Nachtigal     Wade Feldman      Moore

The Adjutant read the minutes of the last meeting and they were approved as read.

The Treasurer reported a balance on hand of $293.18. Bills were introduced and upon motion were duly allowed.

Commander Rubis read a letter from the Milford Legion Post inviting us to participate in the Ninth District Parade to be held in Milford. Members present voted not to participate.

A letter from Dr. Hoover, a Milford Chiropractor, writing on behalf of the Iowa Chiropractors Society, was read by Commander Rubis. A resolution contained therein dealt with provision for supplying Chiropractic service for our present veterans. A motion was made by Gilbert and seconded by H. R. Fairchild that we vote upon this resolution. A vote was taken with twenty-one opposing and none in favor of American Legion support of said resolution.

Discussion concerning Junior Legion Baseball was brought before the group. It was decided not to sponsor a baseball team this year. It was decided however to lend support to Pee-Wee baseball for the current year. Benson was selected to meet with the manager of the Pee-Wee team and find out needs of that organization.

A motion was made by H.R. Fairchild and seconded by Benson that we contribute $10.00 to the Chapel of Four Chaplains. Motion carried.

Boys State was discussed. Motion by Everett Zitterich and seconded by Bill Zitterich that we send a boy to Boys State. Motion carried.

A birthday cake in observance of the American Legion's 39th birthday since its founding was served. Commander Rubis spoke briefly about the history of the American Legion.

 

    There being no further business to come before the group, the meeting was adjourned.

 

L.J. Moore

Adj.

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April 29 1958

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post was held at the Legion Hall, April 29, 1958, with 19 members present.

Members present were:

Rubis                   Wade Feldman

L.J. Moore           Leonard Zitterich

Stanley Nelson      Dan Fairchild

Virgil Schmeling   C.D. Erickson

E.H. Ferguson       Ollie Johnson

Luvern Johnson    Eugene Gilbert

C.O. Clark            Duane Gunderson

Jerome Smith        Henry Blum

Robert Strube        Bill Zitterich

Everett ZitterichThe Adjutant read the minutes of the last meeting and they were approved as read.

The treasurer reported a balance on hand of $270.20. Bills were introduced and upon motion allowed.

The Memorial Day Speaker was discussed. The Adjutant was instructed to contact Wilber Hanson, Spirit Lake, Iowa, in an effort to obtain him for the speaker on that day. In the event Mr. Hanson was unable to be present Ken Herbster in Spencer was to be contacted.

 

Upon motion the meeting was adjourned.

 

L.J. Moore

Adj.

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May 27 1958

 

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post #432 was held at the Legion Hall on May 27, 1958. Fifteen members present.

Members present were:

Rubis                     Baedke

Chris Nachtigal      Lou Nachtigal

Blaine Pederson     Bill Zitterich

Bob Strube             Henry Blum

Stanley Nelson       Luvern Johnson

Duane Gunderson  Virgil Schmeling

Dan Fairchild         L. Moore

Wade Feldman

The Adjutant read the minutes of the last meeting and they were approved as read.

Due to the absence of the Treasurer no report was given.

Upon motion by Nelson and Cutshall, Twenty dollars was donated to the midgets for their baseball needs.

A motion was made by Strube and Zitterich that Dan Fairchild purchase appropriate "get well" and sympathy cards for Legion use.

The Memorial Day program was discussed briefly.

Commander Rubis appointed a nominating committee consisting of Joe Feldman, Duane Gunderson, Dan Fairchild, and Oliver Johnson, to nominate members for office for the ensuing year.

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourn.

 

L.J. Moore

Adj.

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June 24 1958

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post #432 was held at the Legion Hall with twenty-one members present.

Members present were:

Brant                       Baedke

Bill Zitterich            Cleo Hopkins

Leonard Zitterich    Joe Feldman

Duane Gunderson   Dan Fairchild

Luvern Johnson      Emil Zehnder

Wade Feldman        Virgil Schmeling

Don Ehwegen          Mortenson

Joe Halva               Ed Wollner

Gerald Taylor         Sam Zehnder

Stanley Nelson        Rubis

Moore

The Adjutant read the minutes of the last meeting and they were approved as read.

The Treasurer reported a balance of $83.75. Bills were introduced and upon motion were allowed. A bill for $80.00 for roof repair was partially paid due to insufficient funds.

Billy Hemmi reported on his trip to Hawkeye Boys State.

Cadet Ronald Barrick spoke to the group about his first year at West Point.

The election of officers was as follows:

Commander                    Ed Wollner

1st Vice Commander      Weldon Rubis

2nd Vice Commander     Emil Zehnder

Adjutant                         David Brant

Finance Officer               Leonard Zitterich

Service Officer                Oliver Johnson

Historian                        Ernest Baedke

Chaplain                        Eugene Gilbert

Sergeant of Arms           Donald Ehwegen

Executive Committee

Luvern Johnson

Lou Nachtigal

Chris Nachtigal

 

    There being no further business to come before the group, the meeting was adjourned.

 

L.J. Moore

Adj.

 

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July 29 1958

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Legion Hall with twenty members present.

Members present were:

Wollner                 Rubis

Chris Nachtigal     Dan Fairchild

Cleo Hopkins        Blaine Pederson

Stanley Nelson      Everett Zitterich

Louie Nachtigal    Leonard Zitterich

Don Ehwegen        Bob Strube

Joe Feldman         Wade Feldman

H.R. Fairchild       Virgil Schmeling

Ernest Baedke       Bill Zitterich

Gilbert                  Moore

The Adjutant read the minutes of the last meeting and they were approved as read.

The Finance Officer reported a balance on hand of $ 67.73.

New officers for the ensuing year were installed with Everett Zitterich acting as installing officer.

It was decided to sponsor a Legion dance to be held at the Roof Garden on August 29, 1958. A committee was selected to handle ticket distribution and sales.

Committee:

Gilbert                  Cleo

Nelson                  Blaine Pederson

Bob Strube           Ernest Baedke

Bob Fairchild       Wade Feldman

Everett Zitterich   Ed Wollner

Weldon Rubis

Korean bonus application forms were available and explained by Weldon Rubis.

 

    There being no further business to come before the group, the meeting was adjourned.

 

L.J. Moore

Adj.

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Aug 26 1958

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held st the Legion Hall on Aug 26, 1958. Twenty-four members were present.

Members present:

Emil Zehnder         Sam Zehnder

Lickeig                  Louis Nachtigal

Chris Nachtigal     Pederson

Gunderson            L. Zitterich

B. Zitterich           C. Hopkins

Vern Johnson       V. Schmeling

B. Fairchild          Bob Strube

Erne Baedke         Don Ehwegen

Ed Wollner           Tom Rubis

Bill Gilbert           Don Erickson

Wade Feldman     Stanley Nelson

Everett Zitterich   D. Brant

Our Treasurer read our financial report as approved.

The roof repairing bill owed to the Nachtigal boys was discussed & was satisfactory with them.

A motion was made by Emil Zehnder & seconded by Roland Lickeig to use dance money to put the septic tank & stool in our building.

Discussion on what to do about the upstairs & what to tell the PTA about the money.

 

No further business, meeting adjourned.

 

D. Brant

Adj.

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Sept 30 1958

 

A regular meeting was held Wept 30 1958 at the Legion Hall. 18 members were present.

Bill Gilbert gave a financial report on the dance.

3 bills were presented & voted to be paid at once. Motion was made by Everett Zitterich & seconded by Emil Zehnder.

Our State Commander passed away & the Legion voted to send $2.00 to his memorial.

We had a very interesting talk by Patrolman Marvin Grelie , question & answers were the main discussion.

Leonard Zitterich showed a movie on Bermuda.

 

Motion made by O. Johnson & seconded by E. Zitterich to adjourn.

 

David Brant

Adj.

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Oct 28 1958

 

A regular meeting was held Oct 28, 1958 of Walsh Post 432 at the Legion hall. 22 members were present with guests.

Tom Rubis brought up the idea of the continuing of the feather party. Rubis made motion, seconded by Stanley Nelson to continue it & Nov 19 was the date set.

Motion made by Rubis & seconded by Nelson to leave the discussion up to Sam Zehnder weather to have line or dressed poultry.

Jim See, water foul biologist was our speaker for the evening.

Our County Commander, Stanley Nelson introduced all the visitors.

The District Commander presented the plaques to Arnolds Park & Terril for there memberships. Bill Zitterich is to be congratulated on his fine job on the membership drive.

 

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Jan 27, 1959

 

A regular meeting was held Jan 27, 1959 at the legion hall.  26 members were present.  The adjutant read the minutes of the last meeting and they were approved as read. Treasurer's report was given and approved as read.

Frank Wichel gave a talk on organizing and managing a boy scout troop.  Larry Ransford also discussed the scouting in our local area. Plans for scout leaders and increasing the pack was discussed.

Motion made by Cleo Hopkins and seconded by Louis Nachtigal to pay small bills.

Organizing a stag party was brought up by Bob Strube, seconded by Wade Feldman.

Stag Committee:

Bill Zitterich          Everett Zitterich

Sam Zehnder         Duane Gunderson

Bill Mehan             Louis Nachtigal

Don Ehwegen         Don Erickson

Bill Gilbert

Motion made by Tom Rubis and seconded by Don Ehwegen to have it Friday, Feb. 20.

 

Meeting adjourned

 

David Brant

Adj

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March 31,1959

 

A regular meeting was held March 31 at the legion hall.  21 members were present.  The adjutant read the minutes of the last meeting.

Verl Coleman attended the legion and gave a short talk about the first night the legion was formed in Terril, the new legion and auxiliary light were given in memory of herself and her husband.

Bills were presented.  Motion was made by Bill Zitterich to pay all bills and seconded by Dale Luering.

March 17, 1918 was when the American legion was formed.  There were 5 members that were present that have been members for 40 years.  There names were as follows: Ollie Johnson, Chris Peters, Bill Cruse, Chris Nachtigal, Ralph Cutshall, Ernie Ferguson.  3 members could not attend.  They were Louis Nachtigal, Fred Moore, and Bill Nachtigal.

 

Meeting adjourned.

 

Wade Feldman

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May 26, 1959

 

A regular meeting was held May 26th at the legion hall.  15 members were present. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

Discussion was on repairing the roof on the hall and it was decided to have it fixed immediately.

Motion was made by Leonard Zitterich and seconded by Stanley Nelson the commander appoint his own adjutant.

Discussion on the memorial Day program was held.

Motion made by Bill Mehan and seconded by Bill Gilbert that the legion pledge one pole for the little league baseball and soft ball team

 

Meeting adjourned

 

David Brant

Adj

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June 3, 1959

 

A regular meeting was held June 30 at the Legion Hall.  20 members were present.  Minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

The building insurance was due and the note was to set the bill aside for a short while.

Gayl Hopkins, our boys state candidate gave an interesting talk on his experiences at Boys State which was held at camp Dodge.

Motion was made to have a dance this fall at our hall and a stag later.  Thursday August 6th is the night of the stag.

Election of Officers:

Comm                   Joe Feldman

Vice Comm           Emil Zehnder

Adjutant                David Brant

Service Officer       Les Moore

Finance Officer      Leonard Zitterich

Historian               Ernest Baedke

Chaplain               Roland Lickeig

Exective Board

Chris Nachtigal

Ed Wollner

Bill Zitterich

Stag Committee

Sam Zehnder         Duane Gunderson

Tom Rubis            Cleo Hopkins

Maynard Holtz      Luvern Johnson

Larry McVicker     Bill Mehan

Don Ehwegen

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July 28, 1959

 

A regular meeting was held July 28, 1959 at our legion hall, 12 members were present. Minutes of the previous meeting were approved as read.

Plans on the stag August 6th were discussed.

Installation of the new officers was held and our ex-commander Ed Wollner was given a hand on his fine job as our old leader.

Motion made by Stanley Nelson and seconded by Bill Mehan to pay our insurance on the building.

 

Motion made to adjourn by Bill Mehan, seconded by Stanley Nelson

 

David Brant

Adj.

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Sept 29, 1959

 

A regular meeting was held Sept 29, 1959 at the Legion Hall. 18 members were present. Minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

Ed Wollner gave a report on a meeting he had attended at Spirit Lake on a mental institute and clinic, Spencer was the town in this area for the center.

Building insurance was due, repairing windows, glass repair and seven-up.  Stanley Nelson made the motion that all bills be paid, seconded by Bob Strube.

Discussion on dances was held.  Finishing the upstairs was to begin Thursday night.

 

Motion made by Cleo Hopkins, seconded by Stanley Nelson to adjourn.

 

David Brant

Adj

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Nov. 24, 1959

 

A regular meeting was held Nov. 24, 1959 at the legion hall.  20 members were present.

A letter from John Moore our Dept. Commander congratulating us on fulfilling our membership quota.

Reports on the dance and feather party were given by our finance officers.

Bills were presented and decided on which to pay.

Motion made by Bob Strube to pay the bills, seconded by Duane Gunderson.

Putting a furnace in our building was brought up.  A vote was taken to install 2 new furnaces.

 

Motion made to adjourn.

David Brant

Adj.

Building committee:

Everett Zitterich          Ed Wollner

Vern Johnson             Bob Strube

Stanley Nelson

Members present:

Wade Feldman            Joe Feldman

Ed Wollner                  Bill Mehan

Maynard Holtz           Leonard Zitterich

Bill Zitterich               Stanley Nelson

Duane Cuklanz           Everett Zitterich

Sam Zehnder              Cleo Hopkins

Dan Fairchild             Virgil Schmeling

Duane Gunderson      Bob Strube

Emil Zehnder             Tom Rubis

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Dec 29, 1959

 

Meeting called to order by Comm. Zehnder.  16 members present, no minutes-adj not present.

The following bills were allowed

Lucktalls                   $64.72 paint

Christians Sheet Metal      $78.82 furnace

Blas Kent                   $74.74  gas and light

Coca Cola Bott              $2.80   Coca-Cola

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                            $221.08

Motion by Bill Zitterich to pay bills and seconded by Ed Wollner

Discussion on renting upstairs to other organizations

Motion made by Stanley Nelson to rent building if cleaned before and after use.

Vote by ballot

     11-no 4-yes

Discussion on New Years eve dance. Discussion on smorgasbord for couples and dance to records after the smorgasbord.

Vote all say yes to have Mixed Smorgasbord $1.50 per person Motion by R. Strube for the 28th of Jan. Seconded by Don Von Ehwegen.

Mixed Smorgasbord Committee

Robert Strube

Bill Mehan

Maynard Holtz

 

Motion to adjourn by Everett Zitterich and seconded by Sam Zehnder.

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Jan 26, 1960

 

A regular meeting was held Jan 26, 1960 at the Legion Hall.  16 members were present.

The minutes were approved as read, treasurers report was given with a balance of $145.10.

Bills brought up were:

Seven up Bottling Co. $27.04

Dix Bottling Co.      $17.80

Standard Oil          $61.94

Blass and Kent        $73.60

Milford Mail          $26.17

Farmers Co-op         $74.20

Motion made by Everett Zitterich, seconded by Sam Zehnder to pay bills.

Discussion on arrangements for smorgasbord.

Discussion on renting west side of building to Emmett Bridson for the summer months for his white elephant ice cream stand.

Motion made by Tom Rubis seconded by Sam Zehnder to refuse renting of west side to Emmett.

 

Post Adj

David Brant

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Feb. 23, 1960

 

A regular meeting was held Feb. 23 of Walsh Post 432 at the Legion Hall.  20 members were present, minutes of the last meeting were approved as read.

Our treasurer gave our financial report as $183.66 the bar at the Fireman's ball took in $36 and Larry McVickers donation was $15.

Larry McVicker made the motion to have the birthday party of the 40th year legionnaires.  Seconded by Everett Zitterich.

Bills were Shell Gas $81.60 and Standard Oil $45.38.

Donation of $30 from the Masonic Lodge for use of the building.

Discussion on the use and cost to keep up our building was held.

Tom Rubis made the motion to give Larry M. back his $5 donated to help pay building expenses. Seconded by Dan Fairchild.

 

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June 28, 1960

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held June 28 at the Legion Hall. 14 members were present.

Our treasurer gave the financial report.  17.22 was paid to the State Bank of Terril for interest.

Discussion on having a stag party was held, August was the month decided on.

Sam Zehnder and Tom Rubis are on the nominating committee.

 

Meeting adjourned

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July 26, 1960

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Legion Hall.  10 members were present.

Plans for having a stag party in August were held, the 18th was decided on.

The following candidates were presented to the members as members willing to accept the various offices preceding their names

Comm-                   Wm Mehans

V. Comm-              Dale Luehring

Finance Officer-     Leonard Zitterich

Service Officer-      Emil Zehnder

Sgt of Arms-          Weldon Lewis

Historian-              Lawrence McVicker

Chaplain-              Stanley Nelson

Executive Board-

Ed Wollner

Keith Cockburn

Ralph Cutshall

Adjutant to be appointed by Comdr.

Sam Zehnder nominated the slate as present to members

Sam Zehnder made the motion that the Acting Adjutant be instructed to cast a unanimous ballot for the above slate of candidates.  Motion carried .

     There being no further business the meeting was closed with a prayer by the acting chaplain

 

Weldon Rubis

Acting Adj.

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August 30, 1960

 

The regular monthly meeting of Walsh Post 432 Terril IA was called to order by Comm. E. Zehnder after a prayer by Ed Wollner.

A report of the stag was read by Leonard Zitterich.

The following bills were presented

Buns Hdwe       $73.64

Exec Elec       $38.32

Ken Herbster    $10.00 speaker

Tom Rubis       $43.66 fuel oil

Motion by Bob Strube and seconded by Sam Zehnder that bills by allowed motion carried,

Motion made by Tom Rubis and seconded by Don Ehwegen that we pay the bank $100 on the note and renew the last of note. Motion carried.

The commander read a letter from Scott Olson thanking the post for the opportunity of attending Boys State.

Next was the installation of the new officers.

Bill Mehan-            Comm

Dale Luehring-       Vice Comm

Maynard Holtz-      Adj

L. Zitterich-            Treasurer

Larry McVicker-     Historian

Stan Nelson-           Chaplain

Emil Zehnder-         Service Officer

Weldon Lewis-        Sgt of Arms

Tom Rubis was installing officer

 

 The officers being sworn in the new comm asked for a hand for the outgoing officers the new comm then brought the meeting to a close.

 

Maynard Holtz

Post Adj.

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Sept 27, 1960

 

Regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 Terril Ia was held on Sept 27, 1960 at the Terril Legion Hall. There were 14 members present.  The meeting was opened with a prayer by Chaplain Nelson.

Comm Mehan read a letter from the 9th District Comm to go out and push memberships for 1961.

Motion made by Ed Wollner and seconded by Tom Rubis to have color Guard participate in the homecoming parade Oct.7, 1960.  Motion carried

Motion made by Ernest Baedke and seconded by Wm. Zitterich to subscribe to School calendar sponsored by the music Club.  Motion carried.

Following bills were presented.

$60.13 to Blass and Kent

$23.40 Dix Bottling

$58.77 Insurance

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$147.30

Stan Nelson made a motion to pay these bills and seconded by Tom Rubis.

Some discussion was held on the dance in October and a feather party in November.  Motion was made by Ed Wollner to have feather party on Sat Nov. 19 and seconded by Ernest Baedke.

 

     There being no further business the meeting was closed by a prayer by Chaplain Nelson and declared closed by Comm. Mehan.

 

Maynard Holtz

Post adj.

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October 25, 1960

 

Walsh Post 432 Terril Iowa held their regular meeting on October 25, 1960 at the Terril Legion Hall.  There were 16 members present.  The meeting was opened by a prayer by Tom Rubis.

A report of $41.18 balance was given for the dance held in October.

Motion made by Tom Rubis and seconded by Sam Zehnder to let the fireman have a dance on Saturday Jan 28, 1961, motion carried.

There being no further business the meeting was closed by a prayer by Chaplin Nelson and declared closed by Comm. Mehan.

 

Maynard Holtz

Post Adj

P.S. A very interesting football film was shown.

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Nov 29, 1960

 

No meeting was held

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Dec. 27, 1960

 

Meeting was called to order by Comm Mehan and 13 members present. No minutes-adj not present.

Treasurers report $603.84

Bills

Coco-cola Bottling Co.  $2.20

Blass Rent gas      $71.97

Post Office             $1.80

Ruthven Free press ad   $1.68

Dix Bottlers            $10.20

Motion by Joe Feldman to pay bills and seconded by Stan Nelson carried

Results from dance by Commercial Club in Dec. was $82 less $5 to Ed Munsterman.

Some discussion on use of building by people who do not donate.

Motion by Joe Feldman to authorize building to be rented to Red Cross. and not less than $3 per meeting. Seconded by S. Nelson motion carried

 

Motion by Bill Zitterich to adjourn and seconded by Cleo Hopkins.

 

                                           Adj.

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Jan 31, 1961

 

Meeting called to order by Comm Mehan.  There were 23 members present. The minutes were read and approved. The treasurers report was given.

A balance of $685.82 was reported.

Bills presented.

$16.84  to Torreson Oil Co

$17.02  to Terril Oil Co

$30.20  gas

$36     tank rent

$24     tank rent

$46     gas

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$170.06

A bill of $395 plus interest was presented by the bank and a motion by Joe Feldman and seconded by T. Rubis to pay $195 plus interest on this note and these other bills were approved.

Fred Mohr indicated he would give $50 to the Legion for helping get ready for his sale.

Motion carried by L. Zitterich and 2nd by B. Strube that we put in a lavatory in the men's room.  Motion carried.

 

Motion made by S. Zehnder to adjourn

 

Maynard Holtz

Post Adj

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Feb 28, 1961

 

The Terril Legion Post held their regular meeting on Feb 28, 1961. There were 16 members present.  The minutes were read and approved.  A balance of $331.03 was reported.

The following bills were presented

$31.42  for gas

$17.01  to Emmett Bridson

$17.02  for DX (oil)

A motion by Bob Strube and 2nd by Sam Zehnder to pay these bills.

Comm Mehan received a letter from the Civil Defense saying they would give the legion $57 for the use of the building.  Fred Mohr gave the Legion $50 for helping him get ready for his sale.

 

Motion made to adjourn

 

Maynard Holtz

Post Adj.

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March 28, 1961

 

Terril Legion Post held their monthly meeting on March 28, 1961. There were 15 members present.

An interesting film was shown and then the chaplain opened the meeting with a prayer.  Comm Mehan had charge of the meeting.  The minutes were read and approved.  The treasurer's report was given a balance of $550.64

The following bills were presented.

$9.21   Bun Hdwe

$13.30  Harley Mass

$6.22   Milford Mail

$16.50  Fuel Oil

$20.48  Leonard Zitterich

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$65.71 total      balance $484.93

Motion by S. Zehnder and 2nd by Bill Zitterich to pay these bills

Motion was made by B. Strube and 2nd by Dale Luehring to send $25 plus transportation for one boy to Hawkeye Boys State in June.

Motion made by Bill Zitterich and 2nd by Luvern Johnson to purchase a 70 cup coffee maker.  Motion approved

 

No further business the meeting was adjourned.

 

Post adj

M. Holtz

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April 25, 1961

 

The Terril Legion Post 432 held their April meeting on April 25, 1961 with 11 members present.  Comm Mehan had charge of the meeting.

The following bills were presented.

Seven-up            $21.81

Dx Bottling-        $ 9.20

curtains cleaned    $ 9.00

Cities Service      $16.84

Post Cards          $15.00

Lunch               $ 3.73

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                    $75.58 total

Balance $630.89

Motion made by Bill Zitterich and 2nd by B. Strube to pay these bills.

Some discussion was held on the Memorial Day Services

 

After no further business, motion made and 2nd to adjourn.

 

Maynard Holtz

Post Adj.

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May 30, 1961

 

Walsh Post 432 Terril IA held their May meeting on May 30, 1961. Their were 9 members present a film on "Holiday in Hawaii was shown and enjoyed by all.

Comm. Mehan had charge of the meeting.

Following bills were presented

Beer-           $5.00

Milford Mail-   $12.36

Groceries-      $14.40

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total           $31.76

A motion by Joe Feldman and 2nd by Sam Zehnder to pay thee bills. Motion was approved.

A dance will be held on July 4 in the Legion Hall.

 

Motion made and 2nd to adjourn

 

Maynard Holtz

Post Adj.

Balance=$471.69

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June 27, 1961

 

No meeting was held

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July 25, 1961

 

Terril Legion Post held their July meeting on July 25, 1961 with 12 members present.  Chaplain Nelson had charge of the meeting.

Comm Mehan read a very nice letter from Donald Powell thanking the Terril Legion for the opportunity to attend Boys State.

A discussion was held on a stag to be held Aug 29

Motion made by Ed Wollner and 2nd by Sam Zehnder to order 12 new Monroe tables from Colfax Iowa.  Motion by Luvern Johnson and 2nd by Henry Blum to order light colored tables.  Motion carried.

Lawrence McVicker and Dale Luehring will take charge of the food for the Stag Party.  Ed Wollner will take charge of getting the tickets. Motion made by Ed Wollner and 2nd by Dale Luehring to purchase a used refrigerator from Everett Zitterich for $30.  Motion carried.

Motion made by S. Zehnder and 2nd by Luvern Johnson to install a light over the sink in the kitchen.  Motion carried.

 

Motion made and 2nd to adjourn

 

Post Adj.

Maynard Holtz

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Aug 29, 1961

 

Meeting held Sept 5, 1961

     Stag Nite

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Sept 26, 1961

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Terril Legion Hall with eleven members present.

A movie on the steel industry was shown by Leonard Zitterich.

The adjutant read the minutes of the last meeting were approved as read.

The finance officer reported a balance on hand of $659.72.

Motion made by Everett Zitterich and seconded by Pete Pedersen to pay our building and liability insurance.  Also a bill for pop was voted allowed.

Motion made by Sam Zehnder and seconded by Pete Pedersen to have our meeting date put on the school calendar.

Motion made by Ed Wollner and seconded by Sam Zehnder to put an exhaust fan in the upstairs and a small stove in the basement.

 

Upon motion the meeting was adjourned.

 

David Brant

Adj.

Members present:

Ed Wollner          Maynard Holtz

Everett Zitterich   Vern Johnson

Pete Pedersen       Sam Zehnder

Bill Mehan           Dale Luehring

David Brant

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Oct 31, 1961

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Terril Legion Hall with 15 members present. Minutes of the last meeting were approved as read,

The finance officer reported a balance on hand of $527.12.

Planning for the feather party on Nov. 18 was discussed.

Motion made by Stanley Nelson and seconded by Bill Zitterich to pay a lumber bill of $2.41 to the Farmers Elev.

 

Being no further business the meeting was adjourned.

 

David Brant

Adj.

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Nov 28, 1961

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Terril Legion Hall with 18 members present. Minutes of the last meeting were approved as read.

The finance officer reported a balance of $1536.57.

Motion made by Bill Mehan and seconded by Sam Zehnder to pay the $200 note plus interest at the State Bank of Terril.

 

No further business the meeting was adjourned.

 

David Brant

Adj.

Members present:

Bill Zitterich         Stanley Nelson

Bob Strube           Virgil Schemlling

Don Ehwegen        Ed Wollner

Darial Determan    Dan Fairchild

Weldon Lewis        Duane Gunderson

Leonard Zitterich  Everett Zitterich

Bill Mehan             Sam Zehnder

Blaine Pedersen     Henry Blum

Dale Luehring       David Brant

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Dec 26, 1961

 

 A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Terril Legion Hall with 8 members present.  Minutes of the last meeting were approved as read.

The finance officer reported a balance of $1122.51 on hand.

Motion made by Joe Feldman and seconded by Leonard Zitterich to have our meeting room painted.  Vern Johnson was asked to see Keith Cockburn about painting it.  Darial Determan and Leonard Zitterich were appointed to select the paint.

 A bill of $18.29 for 4 projector lamps to Zitterich Elec. one for $7.27 for lumber and nails to Farmers Co-op Elev. Torreson Oil Co. of $16.86 for stove oil.  Motion made by Joe Feldman and seconded by Dan Fairchild to pay the bills.

 

No further business the meeting was adjourned.

 

David Brant

Adj.

 

Members present:

Leonard Zitterich       Darial Determan

Luvern Johnson         Duane Gunderson

Dan Fairchild             Joe Feldman

Ed Wollner                David Brant

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Jan 30, 1962

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Terril Legion Hall with 14 members present. Minutes of the last meeting were approved as read.

Finance officer reported a balance of $1179.65 on hand.

Motion made by Luvern Johnson and seconded by Sam Zehnder to pay the following bills.  Buns Hdwe $9.53, Peters Plumbing and Heating $199.67, and Farmers Co-op $41.31, soup bowls $20.71.

Motion made by Vernon Pedersen and seconded by Joe Feldman to pay Everett Zitterich for the exhaust fan in the dance hall.

Motion made by Vern Johnson and seconded by Vernon Pederson to go ahead on moving the stairway.

 

No further business the meeting was adjourned.

 

David Brant

Adj.

Members present:

Bill Zitterich           Bill Mehan

Leonard Zitterich   Sam Zehnder

Joe Feldman          Darial Determan

Vernon Pedersen   Everett Zitterich

Ed Wollner           Duane Gunderson

Vern Johnson       Virgil Schmeling

Dale Luehring       David Brant

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Feb 27, 1962

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Terril Legion Hall with 11 members present. Minutes of the last meeting were approved as read.  Finance officer reported a balance of $928.32 on hand.

The following bills were presented: Buns Hdwe, $42.61, Seven Up Bottling Co $27.35, Dix Bottling Co $11.20, Pratt Sound Films,s $1.80, Luchtels $24.82, Keith Cockburn $55.50, Farmers Co-op $637.19.

Motion made by Bill Zitterich and seconded by Ed Wollner to pay $337 on the Elev bill and pay all the smaller bills up to date.

Motion made by Bill Mehan and seconded by Vernon Pederson to have a stag supper Tues. April 3rd.  Bill Mehan, Ed Wollner, Vernon Pederson, and Bill Zitterich have charge of the food and Sam Zehnder will have charge of the upstairs.

Motion made by Vernon Pederson and seconded by Bill Zitterich to pay Paul Poyter $5 for the entertainment at the dance.

Motion made by Leonard Zitterich and seconded by Pat Sullivan to increase our building insurance double when it comes due.

 

No further business the meeting was adjourned.

 

David Brant

Adj.

Members present:

Weldon Rubis         Bill Mehan

Virgil Schmeling     Leonard Zitterich

Everett Zitterich      Bill Zitterich

Ed Wollner              Pat Sullivan

Vernon Pedersen     Dale Luehring

David Brant.

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March 27, 1962

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Terril Legion Hall with 15 members present. Minutes of the last meeting were approved as read.  Finance officer reported a balances of $281.99 on hand.

The following bills were presented: Metropoltioan Supply Co. $20.28, Cities Services $11.06.  Motion made by Bill Mehan, and seconded by Henry Blum to pay them.

Motion made by Joe Feldman and seconded by Darwin Will to send one boy to Hawkeye Boys State.

 

No further business the meeting was adjourned.

 

David Brant

Adj.

 

Members present:

Bill Zitterich          Bill Mehan

Virgil Schmeling    Ed Wollner

Henry Blum          Joe Feldman

Darwin Will           Pat Sullivan

Dan Fairchild        Darial Determan

Everett Zitterich   Duane Gunderson

Dale Luehring      David Brant

Leonard Zitterich.

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April 24, 1962

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Terril Legion Hall with 11 members present. Minutes of the last meeting were approved as read.

Finance officer reported a balance of $865.27 on hand.

The following bills were presented: Terril Oil $14.04, Bob Blum, snow moving, $21.50, Dix Bottling $13.40, 7-up Bottling Co. $21.20.  Motion made by Vernon Pedersen, seconded by Sam Zehnder to pay these bills.

 

No further business the meeting was adjourned.

 

David Brant

Adj.

Members present

Leonard Zitterich       Sam Zehnder

Darial Determan         Ed Wollner

Vernon Pedersen        Ralph Cutshall

Duane Gunderson      Bill Mehan

Dale Luehring            David Brant

Pat Sullivan.

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May 29, 1962

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Terril Legion Hall with 10 members present. Minutes of the last meeting were approved as read.

Finance officer reported a balance of $764.39.

The following bills were presented\;

Ray Knittle, tuning piano   $10.00

Coca Cola                   $4.15

7-up                        $8.60

Elevator balance            $323.28

Motion made by Ed Wollner and seconded by Darwin Will to pay these bills.

 

No further business the meeting was adjourned

 

David Brant

Adj.

Members present:

Ed Wollner          Leonard Zitterich

Tom Rubis           Darwin Will

Ralph Cutshall     Dan Fairchild

Bill Mehan           Vernon Pedersen

Dale Luehring      Pat Sullivan

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June 23, 1962

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Terril Legion Hall with 13 members present. Minutes of the last meeting approved as read.

Finance officer reported a balance of $679.47 on hand.

The following bills were presented:

Ins on the building and belongings at Beryle Coleman $63.85

Emblem Flay Co.  $24.03 for gravel makers. 

$10 to Weltz for speaking memorial day.

Motion made by Pat Sullivan and seconded by Everett Zitterich to pay the bills.   Discussion on having a blood donor list among the members was held, it was decided to see if it would be possible to type the blood at the next polio day.

Motion made by Vernon Pedersen and seconded by Duane Gunderson to purchase 13 white helmet liners.

Plans to have a dance in the spring to help sponsor  the little leagues was discussed.

 

No further business the meeting was adjourned.

 

David Brant

Adj.

Members present:

Ralph Cutshall         Luvern Johnson

Virgil Schmeling      Chris Peters

Pat Sullivan             Leonard Zitterich

Duane Gunderson    Everett Zitterich

Tom Rubis               Cleo Hopkins

Vernon Pedersen      Dale Luehring

Stanley Nelson         Bob Strube

Blaine Pedersen       David Brant

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July 31, 1962

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Terril Legion Hall with 12 members present. Finance officer reported a balance of $392.06 on hand.

Discussion on putting combination screen and storm doors on the hall, the auxiliary was to furnish one and the legion pay the other.  Motion made by Vernon Pedersen, seconded by Larry McVicker.

Stanley Nelson reported on a gun safety club to be sponsored by the Legion with the assistance of a game warden, consisting of 4 meetings and then passing a test. Motion made by Rubis and seconded by Pat Sullivan to have Stanley organize it.

It was decided to have a stag supper, August 21st, the committees were set up as needed.

Bob Roskins gave his report on Boys State which he attended in June.

 

No further business the meeting was adjourned.

 

David Brant

Adj.

Minutes written by Darwin Will, acting adj.

Members present:

Larry McVicker      Darial Determan

Leonard Zitterich    Joe Feldman

Tom Rubis              Pat Sullivan

Pete Pedersen          Stan Nelson

Dale Luering           Dar Will

Duane Gunderson   Ed Wollner

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August 28, 1962

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Terril Legion Hall with 17 members present. Minutes of the last meeting were approved as read.

Finance officer reported a balance of $741.61 on hand.

The following bills were presented:  $8.60, Dix Bottling Co. $14.80, 7-up Co. $14.87 insurance on building, Farmers Co-op $17.08 for planks. Motion made by Vernon Pedersen and seconded by Pat Sullivan to pay these bills.

Twenty-five dollars was received from the auxiliary for one door.

Motion made by Vernon Pedersen seconded by Darwin Will to pay traveling expenses when a bill is submitted.

Clairence Askland the 9th district Commander installed the new officers who are:

Larry McVicker-     Commander

Darial Determan-    Vice Commander

Darwin Will-           2nd Vice Commander

Dave Brant-            3rd Vice Commander

Blaine Pederson-    Sgt of Arms

Pat Sullivan-          Chaplain

Leonard Zitterich- Film Officer.

 

     No further business meeting adjourned the County Game Wardon gave a talk on absolute guns safety programs for the kids.

Members present:

Larry McVicker          Stan Nelson

Everett Zitterich          Sam Zehnder

Duane Gunderson       Bill Zitterich

Luvern Johnson          Dan Fairchild

Darial Determan         Blaine Pederson

Dave Brant                 Pat Sullivan

Vernon Peterson        Dale Luehring

Ed Wollner                Leonard Zitterich

Darwin Will.

 

Darwin Will

Adj.

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Sept 25, 1962

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held of the Terril Legion Hall with 10 members present. The minutes of the August meeting were read and approved.  The finance officer reported a balance of $565.13 on hand.

The following bills were submitted

Fire Insurance on Legion Hall $30.98, Property damage and liability insurance, $25.08, bill for the treats given the kids that attended the gun safety club $3.88.

The motion was made and seconded to pay the bills by Dale Luehring and Weldon Rubis and approved.

A motion was made by Pat Sullivan and seconded by Dale Luehring to appoint a committee to look into enlarging the band stand.  It was approved.

The committee:

Pat Sullivan

Ed Wollner

Darial Determan

Pat Sullivan is chairman.

Meeting adjourned at 9:50

Members present

Robert Strube      Leonard Zitterich

Pat Sullivan         Weldon Rubis

Dave Brant          Duane Gunderson

Dale Luering        Larry McVicker

Virgil Schmeling  Darwin Will

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Oct 30, 1962

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Terril Legion Hall with 10 members present. The minutes of the Sept meeting were read and approved.  The finance officer reported a balance of $477.91 on hand.

Leonard Zitterich submitted a bill for additional fire insurance coverage of $30.98.  Luvern Johnson made the motion to pay it and Vernon Pederson second the motion.

Stan Nelson made the motion to get 2 fire extinguishers for the Legion Hall through Vernon Pederson and seconded by Darial Determan.

It was decided by the member present to hold the annual feather party Nov. 17th

 

     Luvern Johnson made the motion to adjourn at 9:55, Stan Nelson seconded the motion.

Members present:

Pat Sullivan            Leonard Zitterich

Luvern Johnson     Stan Nelson

Darial Determan     Ed Wollner

Vernon Pederson    Dan Fairchild

Larry McVicker      Darwin Will

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Nov 27, 1962

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Terril Legion Hall with 26 members present.  Minutes were read and approved.

There was discussion held on the whereabouts of some of the legions wooden chairs.

Sam Zehnder made the motion to buy 4 or 5 doz steel folding chairs to match the ones we have now.  It was seconded by Luvern Johnson and carried

Then there was a discussion on the renting of the upstairs of the Legion Hall,

Leonard Zitterich made the motion to open up the upstairs to anyone as long as they didn't charge admission or use the bar unless the legion run it.  Any profits from the bar go to the legion and to have a lock on the upstairs door when not in use, seconded by Vernon Pederson, motion carried.

Vernon Pederson then made the motion to give Everett Zitterich a vote of confidence and let him run the renting of the upstairs as he has been, seconded by Robert Strube, motion carried.

Members present:

Joe Feldman         Sam Zehnder

Ed Wollner           Bill Mehan

George Sands        Bob Bolister

Luvern Johnson    Les Moore

Jim Mortenson      Bob Strube

Don Erickson        Everett Zitterich

Duane Gunderson  Dale Luehring

Dave Brant            Don VonEhwegen

Stanley Nelson      Leonard Zitterich

Darial Determan     Weldon Lewis

Larry McVicker      Darwin Will

Virgil Schmeling    Blaine Pederson

 

Meeting adjourned

 

Darwin Will

Adj.

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Jan 29, 1963

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Terril Legion Hall with 9 members present. The minutes of the November meeting were read and approved.

Leonard Zitterich reported a balance on hand of $1087.61 and said he paid the following bill.

Dan Fairchild           $40.00 for post cards

Printing post cards     $ 8.16

Heat and fuel bill      $66.48

7-up bottle Co.         $ 3.60

Dicks Bottling Co.      $ 9.60

Transfer                $22.70 for freight on the new chairs

Light bill              $20.27

Meeting closed at 9:00 p.m.

 

Darwin Will

Adj.

Members present:

Duane Gunderson         Weldon Rubis

Bill Mehan                    Virgil Schmeling

Leonard Zitterich          Dan Fairchild

Larry McVicker            Darial Determan

Darwin Will

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Feb 26, 1963

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Terril Legion Hall with 10 members present The minutes of the Jan meeting were read and approved.

Leonard Zitterich wasn't here to give the financial report.

There was a discussion held on the old lumber yard across from the legion hall. Joe Feldman reported that Ol Moehrin would deed the property to the legion if they would let him have the use of it for 5 years.  Larry and Joe were appointed to see a lawyer about it .

Joe Feldman made the motion to have Pete and Frank fix the smell in the basement, seconded by Dan Fairchild and carried.

Pat Sullivan made a motion to have Ed Wollner get in touch with Hillian carpet in Emettesberg to see about putting a carpet on the stair steps.  Motion was seconded by Weldon Rubis and carried.

Stan Nelson reported that there wasn't enough heat on the west side downstairs.  Larry appointed Stan to look into the best way to get heat over there.

 

     Joe Feldman made motion to adjourn the meeting.  Meeting adjourned at 9:50

Members present:

Virgil Schmeling         Joe Feldman

Larry McVicker          Dale Luehring

Dan Fairchild              Pat Sullivan

Darwin Will                Ed Wollner

Weldon Rubis            Stan Nelson

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March 26, 1963

 

A regular meeting on Walsh Post 432 was held at the Terril Legion Hall with 13 members present.

Due to the absence of the adjutant there were no minutes for the Feb meeting.

The following bills were presented: Farmers Co-op Co $339.29 for fixing the upstairs  and inlarging the band stand, cupboards for bar and pop $9.00, Torreson Oil Co, $4.39, Pat Sullivan made the motion to pay them, seconded by Bill Mehan.

Bill Mehan made the motion to send a boy to Boys State, seconded by Sam Zehnder, motion carried.

 

No further business the meeting was adjourned.

 

Darial Determan acting commander

Ed Wollner acting adjutant

 

Darwin Will

Adj.

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April 15, 1963

 

A special meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Terril Legion Hall with 15 members present.

After a discussion about Sally Blass being selected to the all American band which will tour the  U.S. and Mexico Dan Fairchild made the motion to contribute $100 to stand part of her expenses.  Seconded by Joe Feldman, motion carried.

Bob Strube said he got a call about starting a county Junior Legion baseball team and that there was to be a meeting in Arnolds Park at the Red Rooster Cafe on Wednesday the 17th, Larry McVicker said he would attend the meeting.

There was a discussion on going to see the twins play this year and Bob Strube made the motion to go June 16th to the Los Angeles game, seconded by Joe Feldman, carried.  Pat Sullivan was put in charge of getting tickets and bus reservations.

 

                          Meeting adjourned.

 

Members present:

Pat Sullivan                 Bob Strube

Luvern Johnson          Dan Fairchild

Joe Feldman               Weldon Rubis

Stan Nelson                Sam Zehnder

Everett Zitterich         Virgil Schemlling

Larry McVicker         Darwin Will

Dale Luehring           Cleo Hopkins

Ed Wollner

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April 30, 1963

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Terril Legion Hall with the 14 members present.  The minutes of the preceding 2 meetings were read and approved.  Leonard Zitterich reported a balance on hand of $579.13.

A discussion was held on putting aluminum doors on the Legion Hall. Larry said we could get them in Estherville for about $46 for the rear door and $49 for the front.  Motion carried to put in the new doors.

Pat Sullivan reported that Kevin Galbraith had been selected by the school faculty to attend the Boys State in June.

Larry reported on the Junior Legion  baseball meeting held in Arnolds Park.  He said they wanted approximately $800 from the 4 legion posts in the county.  There was to be another meeting May 15th and Larry said he would attend.

 

                    Meeting adjourned at 9:30.

Members present:

Ed Wollner              Dan Fairchild

Vernon Pederson     Pat Sullivan

Darial Determan      Dave Brant

Virgil Schmeling      Bill Zitterich

Joe Feldman            Leonard Zitterich

Larry McVicker      Irwin Maddin

Bill Mehan             Darwin Will.

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May 28, 1963

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Terril Legion Hall with 14 members present.

A discussion was held on getting Kevin Galbraith to Spencer for his trip to boys state.  It was decided to let his folks take him beings they were closer to Spencer.

Leonard Zitterich reported taking in $179 from the dance and a balance on hand of $445.56.

Bills: Eckley Sand and Gravel $3.00, Blaine Pederson made a motion to pay the bill seconded by Joe Murphy.

 

Meeting adjourned at 9:00

Members present:

Virgil Schmeling        Blaine Pederson

Les Moore                 Pat Sullivan

Joe Feldman              Sam Zehnder

Bill Mehan                Leonard Zitterich

Larry McVicker        Darwin Will

Bill Zitterich             Darial Determan

Joe Murphy              Delmer Turpin

 

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June 25, 1963

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Terril Legion Hall with 10 members present. The minutes of the May meeting were read and approved.

There was a discussion on the Legion situation and it was decided to wait awhile on the issue.

Weldon Rubis made the motion, seconded by Ed Wollner that Leonard Zitterich contact the town clerk to secure a band so the Legion can make application for a beer license, motion carried.

Lucktals paint had a bill for $7.02, Pat Sullivan made the motion to pay it, seconded by Darial Determan, motion carried.

Leonard Zitterich reported a bank balance of $442.46.

 

Meeting adjourned at 9:30

Members present:

Larry McVicker                    Leonard Zitterich

Robert Strube                       Pat Sullivan

Virgil Schmeling acting adj  Luvern Johnson

Darial Determan                   Ed Wollner

Tom Rubis                           Dan Fairchild

Robert Strube

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July 30, 1963

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Terril Legion Hall with 31 members present.  The steak supper before the regular meeting was enjoyed by all.

After supper Kevin Galbraith gave a talk on his trip to boys state.

Bills for the month:

Chuck Wittenburg                    $38.20

Sayger Distributing Co              $21.20

Farmers Co-op can for screen doors  $42.04

Sam Zehnder made the motion to pay the bills, seconded by Bill Zitterich. Balance on hand $310.20.

There was a discussion on the Legion situation cost of License, etc.

Oliver Johnson made the motion to bench it until next meeting seconded by Sam Zehnder.

The new officers were elected and moved up as follows:

Darial Determan        Commander

Darwin Will-              Vice Commander

Don VonEhwegen-     Sgt of Arms

Virgil Schmeling-      Chaplain

Larry McVicker-       Historian

Ernest Baedke-          Finance Officer

Emil Zehnder-           Service Officer

Pat Sullivan-             Adjutant

 

Meeting adjourned at 9:00 p.m.

Additions to July meeting

Executive board:

Larry McVicker

Sam Zehnder

Joe Murphy

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Aug 29, 1963

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Legion Hall with 17 members present. Minutes of the July meeting wee read and approved.

A motion was made by Sam Zehnder, seconded by Joe Feldman that Larry McVicker should be on the Executive Board and to pick 2 more.  Larry appointed Sam Zehnder and Joe Murphy to serve on this board.

The liquor situation was again discussed but tabled until the Sept. meeting.

Balance on hand $373.88

 

Meeting adjourned 9:15 by Commander Determan

Members present:

Don VonEhwegen     Joe Murphy

Virgil Schmeling       Duane Gunderson

Wallace Trochil        Darwin Will

Ernest Baedke          Leonard Zitterich

Dan Fairchild           Stan Nelson

Tom Rubis               Joe Feldman

Ed Wollner              Sam Zehnder

Bill Zitterich           Larry McVicker

Darial Determan.

Officers sworn in by Ed Wollner, seconded by Vice Commander of 9th district.

Pat Sullivan

Adj.

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Sept 24, 1963

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Legion building with 13 members present.

Commander Determan called meeting to order and prayer was read by chaplain Schmeling.  Preamble was recited.

John Eckard was introduced as a new member to our post.

Balance of $325.90

Motion made by Baedke to have dance with beer only-seconded by L Zitterich-carried.

Motion made by L.J. Moore, seconded by Dale Luehring to have float for Milford parade-carried. Sullivan appointed chairman

 

Meeting closed 9:10

Pat Sullivan

Adj.

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October 29, 1963

NO MINUTES AVAILABLE

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November 1963

 

NO MINUTES AVAILABLE

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December 1963

 

NO MINUTES AVAILABLE

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Jan 28, 1964

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Legion Hall with 24 members present.  An oyster and chili supper preceded the meeting and was enjoyed by all.

Book Balance-$395- $367 made at the feather party

Bills-

 $3.58   Wilmont Cafe for chili supper

  $8.66    O.E. for oysters.

Motion made by L.J. Moore and seconded by John Eckard to pay these. Motion carried.

Motion made by Ernie Baedke and seconded by Dale Luehring to have smorgasbord.  Date and committee set.  Larry McVicker chairman.

Drawing won by Dan Fairchild

 

Meeting adj. at 9:00

 

Darwin Will

Act Adj.

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Feb 25, 1964

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Legion Hall with 15 members present.  Prayer was given and preamble recited.  A prayer was also given for memory of Ralph Cutshall.

Minutes of the last meeting read and approved.

Thanks given for members help at Ralph Cutshall funeral.

Membership reported largest of all time.

Discussed signs for highway.

Asked for suggestions for Memorial Day speakers.

Discussed having Legion Dance. $5.00 donation for set-ups, popcorn and lunch.

Report on Des Moines trip

Drawing held

 

Darwin Will

Act Adj.

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March 31, 1964

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Legion Hall with 15 members present.  Minutes of the previous meeting were not read.  Comm. Determan preceded with the meeting after the prayer and preamble.

Bank balance of $611.36

Motion made by Joe Feldman and seconded by Larry McVicker to pay for sympathy and get well cards.  Motion carried.

No one listed sick or in the hospital.

Comm. Determan stated that the will of Ralph Cutshall bequeathed $500 to Walsh Post 432.

Joe Feldman moved that we contribute $50 to Clarence Askland for his campaign as State Commander.  Seconded by Sam Zehnder motion carried.

Motion made by Joe Feldman and seconded by Duane Gunderson to buy highway signs for $43.00 motion carried.

The annual baseball trip was planned for July 19, 1964.  Pat Sullivan to make arrangements.

Joe Murphy's name was called for the drawing but he was not present.

 

Meeting adjourned by Commander at 9:30.

 

Members present:

Comm Determan          Pat Sullivan

Wallace Trochlil           Joe Feldman

Sam Zehnder                Tom Rubis

Duane Gunderson        H. Nichols

Bill Mehan                   Delmar Turpin

John Eckard                Virgil Schmelling

Larry McVicker           Ed Wollner

Bob Harvey.

 

Pat Sullivan

Adj.

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April 28, 1964

 

A regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held with Pat Sullivan conducting the meeting in the absence of Comm Determan.  The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.

Nine members were present:

Bob Fairchild           Bill Mehan

Pat Sullivan             Del Turpin

Dar Will                   John Eckard

Sam Zehnder           Duane Gunderson

Dale Luehring.

Motion made by Sam Zehnder and seconded by Dar Will to start our meetings at 8:30 instead of 8:00 during daylight savings time.  Motion carried.

Decided to table contribution for Don Johnson for National Commander until May meeting .

No new bills-no new business.

Drawing was held and Guy Eick called but not present

 

Meeting adjourned 9:30

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May 1964

 

Regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 called to order by Commander Determan with 11 members present.

Motion made and seconded to table contributions for Don Johnson to June meeting carried.

Memorial Day  Service 9:30 May 30.  Dr. Harle Hagedorn to speak.

Motion made by Sullivan and seconded by Ehwegen to send $10 to Clyde Duncan Olympic Fund carried.

Motion made by Gunderson and seconded by Johnson to put new screens on west side of Legion Hall carried.  Rubis given go ahead.

 

Adjourned.  Drawing Art Roe not present.

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June 1964

 

Meeting called to order by Commander Determan with 11 members present.

Motion made by J. Feldman to pay $42.02 for screens and $10.00 for Memorial Day carried.

Motion made by D. Luehring, seconded by L. Zitterich to fix roof carried.

Sullivan to get bids on cost of painting.

Ed, Joe, and Tom resigned from dance committee.  Comm. Determan to appoint new committee.  Suggested that Larry McVicker be head of committee.

Drawing-Weldon Lewis not present.

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July 1964

 

Regular meeting Walsh Post 432 called to order by Comm. Determan with 15 members present.

Following officers elected:

Commander-          Darwin Will

1st Vice-                 Virgil Schmelling

2nd Vice-                Del Turpin

Adjutant-               Don VonEhwegen

Chaplain-               Dale Luehring

Sgt of Arms-          Vernon Pederson

Service Officer-      Emil Zehnder

Executive Board-   

                    Darial Determan

                    Larry McVicker

                    Joe Murphy

 

Dance Committee-

                    Larry McVicker

                    Duane Gunderson

                    Blaine Pederson

                    Pat Sullivan

                    Leonard Zitterich

                    Les Moore.

Report on Boys State by Galen Thomas

Bills:

       Pepsi Cola   $25.50

       Coke         $28.50

Bank Balance-$878.90

Motion by Pederson(Blaine) and seconded by Will to offer to pay for accident to Norman Olson carried.

Motion made to paint building $330 carried

 

Adjourned

1964 Twins Trip

 

The following members and non members attended the Minnesota Twins vs Los Angeles baseball game July 19, 1964.

While repacking ice around bottles one blew up cutting Norman Olson across the wrist.  There are four stitches that were necessary to close the wound.  This was done at Methodist Hospital. Cost $8.50.  Take there and back $7.50. Total $16.00

1.Doc Moore                  20.Don Krieger

2.John Eckard                21.Norman Olson

3.Delmar Turpin             22.Jim Mortenson

4.Loren Wallman            23.Garhart Jensen

5.Bob Jensen                   24.Joe Feldman

6.Duane Belsen               25.Dale Luehring

7.Darwin Myrick             26.Bernard Kelly

8.Neil Kathman              27.Pete Pederson

9.San Zehnder                28.Fred Eckley

10.Virgil Schmelling       29.Duane Gunderson

11.Pat Sullivan               30.Don Ehwegen

12.Leonard Zitterich       31.John Bielfeldt

13.Darial Determan         32.Don Bennington

14.Bob Harvey                33.E. Baedke

15.Wallace Trochlil          34.Joe Murphy

16.Lyle Alexander            35.Joe Halva

17.Darial Benson             36.Bill Zitterich

18.Olie Johnson              37.Darwin Will

19.Cliff Wilmont

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August 25, 1964

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was brought to order at 8:37 by Commander Determan.

The opening prayer was given by Chaplain Schmelling and the preamble was recited.

Motion was made and seconded to pay the bills motion carried.

Balance on hand of $450.00 after bills were paid $428.84.

Comm Determan swore in the new officers.  New officers took over.

Comm Will directed Sgt Pederson to get color guard for home football games.

 Darial Determan was appointed to have signs "American Legion" put on front of the building.

Motion by Pederson to elect Virgil Schmelling as 1st Vice Commander in place of Dave Brant who withdrew because of other commitments and Dale Luehring as Chaplain in place of Don Ehwegen who was appointed Adj't seconded by John Eckard motion carried.

Motion by Pederson to adjourn and seconded by Determan carried.

 

Adjourn at 10:10.

Leonard Zitterich won $22 on drawing.

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Sept 29, 1964

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held at the Legion Hall with 14 members present.

Chaplain Luehring gave the prayer and the preamble was recited after which Comm. Will declared 432 in session at 8:30.  Minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

Larry McVicker gave a report of the Dance Committee on moving band stand and on dates of coming dances.

Everett Zitterich made motion to leave the moving of the bandstand up to dance committee and seconded by David Determan.  Motion carried.

Leonard Zitterich reported that there has been 48 members signed up thus far.

Motion by Larry McVicker and seconded by Blaine Pederson to have Darial Determan go ahead and see about having sign "American Legion" painted on front of the building.

A discussion was held about the padlock on the cupboards after which Dale Luehring made the motion to have the locks removed, Joe Feldman seconded it. Motion carried.

It was decided to give the mice the poison treatment.

Leonard Zitterich reported a balance of $261.49.

Motion made by Les Moore to allow bills of:

$7.50   to Ed Wollner

$7.50   to Luvern Johnson-refund on ball game tickets

$4.33   to Don's Clover Farm Store

$4.05   to Paul's Tap

$61.96  building Ins.

$29.00  Liability Ins.

Seconded by Everett Zitterich.  Motion carried.

A discussion was held on putting in our bid for the Spring Conference but it was decided not to.

Motion made by Dale Luehring to have our meeting dates put on the school calendar.  Seconded by Leonard Zitterich.  Motion carried.

 

Meeting adjourned at 10:08 p.m.

 

Post Adj't

Donald VonEhwegen

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Oct 27, 1964

 

Regular meeting Walsh Post 432 called to order by Comm. Will with 7 members present.

Dale Luehring       Virgil Schmelling

Larry McVicker      Leonard Zitterich

Vernon Pederson     Darwin Will

Pat Sullivan.

Preamble recited and prayer read by chaplain.

Balance on hand $841.29

Membership Report-42 sent in (54 total)

Next dance Nov 21

Bills-

Co-op           $1.02

Clover Farm     $4.17

Paul            $4.05 $2.07

Motion by Sullivan and seconded by V. Pederson to pay, carried.

Commander Will read letter from Jack Bedell as to will of Ralph Cutshall which gave 432- $500.

Motion made by McVicker seconded by Luehring to donate $70.00 to Mrs. Duane Ehwegen for movie for Unicef carried.

Motion made by Luehring and seconded by E. Zitterich to appoint committee for prices on remodeling west side with Ralph Cutshall funds. Pete Pedersen to price heat unit and Dale Luehring to price floor and paneling

 

Meeting adjourned.

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Nov 24, 1964

 

Regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 called to order by Commander Will with 9 members present.  A prayer was given by chaplain Luehring and the preamble was recited.  he minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

Membership report of 57 members paid.

Dance committee report of two dances in December on the 12th and the 19th. There was to be no New Years dance.

Finance report of $973.76 on hand

Dale Luehring gave a report on fixing the floor on west side of building. It was decided to have him look farther into the situation as to the cost of inlaid linoleum

Duane Gunderson gave a report on prices of sign for front of building. Motion made by Gunderson and seconded by Luehring to put up plastic sign from Buckholy for $160. Motion carried.

Bills presented were:

Duane Gunderson     $6.90 for ice

Larry McVicker      $4.69 for turkey

Larry Mcvicker      $2.65 for decorations

Art Jensen's        $4.89

Buns Hardware       $19.30 for supplies

Motion by Zehnder to pay bills and seconded by John Eckard motion carried.

Motion by McVicker and seconded by Leonard Zitterich to send cards out for meetings carried.

 

Meeting adjourned.

 

Post Adj

Don VonEhwegen

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 Jan 26, 1965

 

Regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 called to order by Comm. Will at 8:00 p.m. with 24 members present.  Also present was Clarence Askeland, State Comm and Dewy Demuth Dept Vice Commander. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

Clarence Askeland presented a citation to Darial Determan for all time membership high in 1964. Dewey Demuth gave a talk on membership. Report on membership we were one short of quota.

Blaine Pederson gave a report of the dance committee. Next dance to be Feb. 13.

Financial report of $993.89. 

Bills paid:

Sales tax   $20.45

Gas         $81.65

Light bill  $26.08

Water bill  $9.18

Bucholy     $160.00 for sign.

Dale Luehring gave a report on building committee.  Cost $494.99 for inlaid linoleum and $437.25 for tile from Superior lumber.  Terril estimate almost same as Superior's

Motion made by Sam Zehnder to look around farther on floor covering, seconded by Blaine Pederson.  Motion carried.  Committee of Dale Luehring chairman-Bob Strube and Stanley Nelson.

Discussion was held on heating of west side of building and no action was taken.

Bills presented were as follows:

Dan Fairchild for new kettle    $1.96

Food                            $23.15

Liquor                          $25.15

Paul's tap                      $5.00.

Motion by Blaine Pederson to pay bills, seconded by Bill Zitterich motion carried.

A discussion was held on Girl Scouts and no action was taken

 

Meeting adjourned.

Post Adj.

Don Ehwegen

Oyster Soup Supper

enough to feed 30-35

1 gallon of oysters

10 qts. of milk

1 1/2 qts. of half and half

1 lb of butter

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Feb 23, 1965

 

Meeting was called to order by Comm. Will At 8:30 with 12 members present. A prayer was given by Chaplain Luehring and the preamble was recited.  The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

Financial report of $1048.01. 

 Bills

Gas                 $78.53

Light bill          $20.21

Ray Knittle         $15.50 for repair and tuning piano

Don's Clover Farm   $4.85

Duane Gunderson     $4.80 for ice

Snappy Popcorn Co.  $14.00 for coconut oil

Motion by Dale Luehring to pay bills, seconded by John Eckard, motion carried.

 The next dance to be the St. Patrick's dance on March 17th.  Eddie Morris to play.

Bid on Flooring for west side of building from Farmers Co-op for $456.94.  This bid includes 1376 sq ft. 4'*8"*1/4" plywood, 1350 sq ft. 9"*9"*1/16" Armstrong Vinyl Asbestos Tile, 7 gallons s-700 adhesive, 3 1/2 rolls 15# felt and 2 boxes 7/8" 77DCE staples to secure plywood underlayment. This bid good until March 31st, 1965.  Action on flooring tabled.

Darwin Will will represent the legion on the South Dickinson County Comm Fund Committee.

A letter was read from Comm. Dale Johnson for donation for Herbert Hoover memorial fund. No action was taken.

Motion made by Dan Fairchild, seconded by Dale Luehring to send boy to Boys State motion carried,

Bob Strube gave a report on how to go about getting District fall convention.  Motion by Bob Strube, seconded by Dale Luehring to confront aux to see it they would be interested in convention, motion carried.

 

Meeting adjourned.

 

Don Ehwegen

Post Adj.

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March 30, 1965

 

Regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Comm. Will at 8:25 p.m. with 11 members present.  A prayer was given and the preamble was recited.

The last dance of the season is to be April 24th with Little Joe providing the music.

Financial report of $1053.81 on hand. 

Bills

$71.92  for gas

$23.33  electric bill

$25.00  for Boys State

$11.79  ice bill to Duane Gunderson

$4.00   Paul's tap

$21.60  to Seven Up Bottling Company for pop donated to school carnival.

Motion by Sam Zehnder to pay bills and second by Vernon Pederson, motion carried.

Leonard Zitterich and Dar Will are to meet with the aux to discuss the possibility of having the District fall convention at Terril.

John Eckard and Del Turpin appointed to find out what the cost would be to have a catering service serve banquet at convention.

Pat Sullivan gave a report on the Girl Scout Troop.  Motion by Leonard Zitterich to let Girl Scouts use legion building for meeting, seconded by Vernon Pederson, motion carried.

Motion by Pat Sullivan to have Pete Pederson put in furnace on west side of building for approx. $300, seconded by Leonard Zitterich, motion carried.

 

Meeting is adjourned.

 

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Don Ehwegen

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April 20, 1965

 

A special meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Comm Will at 8:45 p.m. with 8 members present. A prayer was given and the preamble recited.

Balance on have of $850.45. 

Bills:

$78.35  for gas

$15.46  electric bill

$9.18   water bill

$5.05   for lunch

Motion to pay bills by Stanley Nelson, seconded by Vernon Pederson, motion carried.

The Legion tickets for the Twins ball game on July 18th will cost $8.50 per person.  37 tickets available.

The auxiliary decided to go along with us on the fall legion convention.  Motion made and passed unanimously that we bid for the District fall convention.  Dar Will to go to Hawarden April 26th put in our bid.

Catering service for banquet would cost $1.75 for chicken and $2.00 for beef.

Pat Sullivan to see about cleaning of building.

Dale Luehring to see school board about putting up a flag pole for athletic field. Cost of $30-$35.

Motion by Wilbur Bielfeldt to cancel April regular meeting, seconded by Leonard Zitterich, motion carried.

 

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Don Ehwegen

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May 24, 1965

 

Regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 called to order at 9:00 p.m. with 9 members and Comm. Will present.

Virgil Schmelling reported that we have 3 more members.  This brings our total membership to 77 members.

Pat Sullivan gave a report on the cleaning of the legion building. Motion made by Virgil Schmelling that the legion pay half the cost of cleaning legion building.  Legion to pay up to $5 a month for its half. Cleaning to be done by aux. member, seconded by Bill Mehan, motion carried.

Darial Determan to see about getting flag from the capital in Washington.

Dar Will reported that Terril's bid for the district conference was accepted.  Motion by Virgil Schmelling to apply for the 11th of Sept for conference, seconded by Vernon Pederson, motion carried.

Financial report of $999.62 on hand. 

Bills:

$12.03  electric bill

$63.85  Coleman Ins

$337.22 Pete's Plumbing and heating for furnace

$10.20  Paul's tap

$9.00   for transportation for boy in Boys State

Motion by Pat Sullivan, seconded by Darial Determan to pay bills, motion carried.

Motion by Tom Rubis to contribute $100 to help pay expenses of John Hopkins who will play in United States of America High School Band, seconded by Larry McVicker, motion carried.

 

Meeting is adjourned

 

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Don Ehwegen

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June 29, 1965

 

Regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 called to order at 9:05 p.m. with 11 members and Comm.  Will present.  Lyle Rouse and Dale Rouse were visitors. Dale gave a interesting report on his week at Boys State.  He was elected to the office of Secretary of Agriculture while he was there.

There will be a 4th of July dance with Eddie Miller to play.

The month of July is to be the steak fry and election of officers.

Finance report of $528.06,

Bills:

$10.41  gas

$10.67  electric bill

$4.97   Don's Clover Farm Store

Motion by Pat Sullivan to pay bills, seconded by Vernon Pederson, motion carried.

 

 Motion by Vernon Pederson to adjourn seconded by Dale Luehring, motion carried.

 

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                                    Don Ehwegen

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JULY 26 1965

 

Bob Fairchild made a motion to pay $25 to hook up the new sewer giving in and if the sewer doesn't go in the $25 will be returned. Seconded by Johnny Johnson, motion carried.

Don Ehwegen then made a motion for adjournment, seconded by Darial Determan, motion carried.

Officers:

Comm                   Del Turpin

Vice Comm           David Brant

2nd Vice                Virgil Schmeling

Sgt of Arms           Dale Luehring

Finance Officer     Leonard Zitterich

Service Officer      Bill Mehan

Chaplain              John Eckard

New members on Dance Committee:

Danny Moyer

Darwin Will

 

Duane Gunderson.

 

July 27, 1965

 

Regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order at 10:00 p.m. after steak fry with 13 member and Comm Will present. Minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.

Financial report of $606.76.

Bills:

$37.15  to Duane Gunderson

$9.01   electric

$3.61   gas

$9.18   water

Motion by Dale Luehring to pay bills and also bills for steak fry by Vernon Pederson, motion carried.

Election of officers: For commander Virgil Schmelling and 1st vice commander Delmar Turpin.

Nominated for 2nd Vice Commander were Bill Mehan and Dave Brant. Brant elected 10 votes to 2 votes.

Nominated for Sgt of arms Dale Luehring and Bill Zitterich.  Bill Zitterich elected 7 votes to 6 votes.

Leonard Zitterich elected to be finance officer.

Bill Mehan elected to be service officer.

Nominated for Chaplain were Joe Murphy and John Eckard. Elected was John Eckard 7 votes to 5 votes.

Motion made by Dale Luehring, seconded by Duane Gunderson that the past commander move up to be on the executive board and to be on it for three years and motion is carried.  Executive board is Larry McVicker and Darial Determan and Darwin Will.

Motion by Leonard Zitterich, seconded by Ernie Baedke that the last two names be dropped off the dance committee in order each year, with those elected to serve three years and motion is carried,  Nominated for Dance committee were Ernie Baedke, Jim Mortenson, and Bob Strube.  Elected were Jim Mortenson and Ernie Baedke.  The Dance Committee is Duane Gunderson, Blaine Pederson and Pat Sullivan.

Duane Gunderson was appointed adjutant:

Officers elected July 27 1965

Comm-                   Virgil Schmelling

1st Vice Comm-      Delmar Turpin

2nd Vice Comm-     Dave Brant

Sgt of Arms-           Bill Zitterich

Finance Off-           Leonard Zitterich

Service Off-            Bill Mehan

Chaplain-               John Eckard

Adjutant-               Duane Gunderson

Executive Board:

                    Larry McVicker

                    Darial Determan

                    Darwin Will

 

Dance Committee-   

                    Ernie Baedke

                    Jim Mortenson

                    Larry McVicker

                    Duane Gunderson

                    Blaine Pederson

                    Pat Sullivan

 

Meeting adjourned

 

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Don Ehwegen

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August 31, 1965

 

Regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Comm. Will at 8:40 p.m. with 15 members present. Minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

Finance report of $441.53 on hand. 

Bills:

$8.94   for light bill

$1.53   gas bill

$5.41   Don's Clover Farm for lunch.

Motion by Dan Fairchild to pay bills, seconded by John Eckard and motion carried.

The new officer were sworn in by Ed Wollner.

Ed Wollner was appointed chairman for the noon luncheon for the fall convention Bill Mehan, Del Turpin, John Eckard, Dar will, and Dale Luehring are also on the committee.

Dan Fairchild gave a report on what he has done toward getting the parade lined up for Sept 25th.  Don Ehwegen and Dale Luehring to help send out letters to all the past in 9th district.

Vernon Pederson and Silly Trochil to take care of Memorial Plot.

Motion by Pat Sullivan to adjourn, seconded by Dar Will and motion carried.

 

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Don Ehwegen

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Fall Conference, 1965, Sept 25

 

Door morning coffee     $4.24

men's noon lunch         $130.00

evening banquet         $154.25

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total-                  $288.45

 

Expenses

Lutheran Ladies Aid-    $225.00

Don's Clover Farm-      $56.38

Terril Locker-          $38.80

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total-                  $320.18

 

Bar money received      $637.83

 

Expenses

Leonard Zitterich 24 bottles    $100.61

Band Music                      $80.00

Ed Munsterman Cop               $5.00

Coca Cola                       $39.95

Duane Gunderson bottles         $61.12

Blaine Pederson bottles         $74.17

Paul Tap                        $21.95

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total                           $382.80

net gain bar:                   $255.03

 

Parade-etc.

Milford Mail-               $28.82

Donna Bobs Printing-        $40.00

Earl Rynerson S. Couch-     $38.00

Clay Central Band-          $20.00

Spencerettes Jerry Dean-    $30.00

Dan Fairchild envelopes-    $12.25

A.E. Jensen Supplies-       $6.09

Myra Steffen-               $20.00

? Hatfield trucking-        $12.50

Supply tape-                $.50

Boles adv-                  $7.50

Spencer Drill Team-         $15.00

American Legion Aux-        $10.50

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total                       $245.66

total loss                  $22.36

 

 


Sept 27, 1965

 

 

Regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Comm. Schmelling at 8:20 p.m. there were 18 members present. Minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

A report on the number of members we have so far was given.

Bills were read by Comm. Schmelling.

Motion was made by Don Ehwegen, seconded by Darwin Will to pay Myra Steffen $20 for the posters she made and motion was carried.

Motion was made by Pat Sullivan, seconded by Don Ehwegen to pay the Spencer horse drill team $15, motion carried.

Motion was made by Don Ehwegen, seconded by Emil Baedke to have Pat Sullivan see about the cost and getting some one to fix floor behind the bar upstairs and carried,

Motion was made by Ed Wollner, seconded by Pat Sullivan to give Comm. Schmelling authority to fix the building where it needs it, motion carried.

Motion was made by Pat Sullivan, seconded by Comm. Schmelling to put Don Ehwegen and Dar Will and Dale Luehring in charge of cleaning out the basement, motion carried.

Motion was made by Bill Zitterich, seconded by Don Ehwegen to have the meeting adjourn, motion carried.

Motion was made by Bill Zitterich, seconded by Ed Wollner to pay rest of the bills, motion carried.

 

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Duane Gunderson

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Oct 26, 1965

 

Regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Schmelling at 8:35 p.m.  There were 14 members present. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved as read.

The treasure reported that we had $814.36 on hand.

Motion was made by Bob Strube, seconded by Pete Pederson to pay the bill for taking the aux 9th district president out to dinner, motion carried.

There was a discussion on the dance situation and liquor policy.

Motion was made by Dale Luehring, seconded by Darwin Will to get a class A club liquor license and ass. fee, motion carried.

Darwin Will and John Eckard and Commander Schmelling volunteered to go to Spirit Lake to see Don about selling liquor with a license.

 

     Motion was made by Larry McVicker, seconded by Dale Luehring to adjourn, motion carried.

 

Duane Gunderson

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Nov 1965

 

Regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Comm. Schmelling at 8:20 a.m. with 18 member present. Minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

Report on the number of members we have so far.

Bills were read by Comm. Schmelling.

Motion was made by Don Ehwegen to pay Myra Steffen $20.00 for the poster she made.  Dar Will seconded the motion is carried.

Motion was made by Pat Sullivan, seconded by Don Ehwegen to pay $15 in the horse drill team from Spencer.

Motion was made by Bill Zitterich, seconded by Ed Wollner to pay rest of bill on preceding page.

Motion mas made by Pat Sulivan to see about putting tile behind the bar upstairs by Don Ehwegen, seconded by Ernie Baedke, motion carried.

Motion was made by Ed Wollner, seconded by Pat Sullivan to have Comm. Schmelling fix the building where it needs it, motion carried.

Motion was made by Pat Sullivan, seconded by Comm. Schmelling to have Don Ehwegen and Dar Will and Dale Luehring clean out basement, motion carried.

 

Motion was made by Bill Zitterich, seconded by Don Ehwegen to have meeting adjourned.

 

Duane Gunderson

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Dec 1965

 

Meeting adjourned by Comm. Schmelling.

 

Duane Gunderson

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Jan 1966

 

Regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order at 8:50p.m. with 10 members and Comm Schmeling present.

Finance report of $770.40 on hand

Bills of:

$42.98  gas bill

$9.18   water bill

$17.05  electric bill

$45.31  Larry McVicker for band stand

$5.76   Ernie Baedke for post cards

$37.60  Coca-Cola for pop

$41.51  Paul's Tap for beer

Motion by John Eckard to pay bills seconded by Delmar Turpin, motion carried.

Motion by McVicker to have Leonard Zitterich look into having glass block put into basement windows seconded by Dar Will, motion carried.

 

Meeting is adjourned.

 

Duane Gunderson

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Feb 1966

 

Regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order at 9:30 with six members present. Motion was made to not read the minutes.

Leonard Zitterich was not present to give finance report.

Motion was made by Ernie Baedke to pay the following bills.

Bills:

$22.45  to Don Clover for grocery

$9.00   to Ernie Baedke for post cards

$12.00  to Ray Knittel for piano tuning

$18.00  to Duane Gunderson for ice

Motion carried

Motion was made by Joe Murphy to go along and help the aux with a Smorgasbord, seconded by Pat Sullivan, motion carried.

Motion was made by Ernie Baedke, seconded by Larry McVicker to adjourn, motion carried at 9:45.

 

Duane Gunderson

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March 1966

 

Regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order at 9:00 with 10 members present.

Ernie Baedke and John Eckard made a motion seconded to accept the minutes that were read, motion carried.

Then report was given with $237.85 on hand.

Leonard reported that he had paid:

$102.04     to the gas company

$18.17      to the electric company

$28.43      to Farmers Co-op for popcorn and lumber

$5.81       to Milford mail for a rubber stamp and pad.

$38.10      to Coca Cola for pop

$8.70       to Seven Up for pop.

Discussion was then held on boys state John Eckard made a motion to send a boy to boys state, seconded by Dale Luehring, motion carried.

Leonard then brought up the annual baseball trip to the twins game.  After the discussion it was decided to go June 19th to the Chicago white Sox game.

Ernie Baedke made a motion for adj., seconded by John Eckard, motion carried.

 

Duane Gunderson

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April meeting was cancelled

 

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May 31, 1966

 

Meeting was called to order by Commander Schmeling with 7 members present.

Motion was made by Pat Sullivan seconded by Dale Luehring to pay the following bills.

Bills:

Bun Hardware        $69.93

Beryl Coleman       $4.59

Internal Revenue    $54.00

Virgil Schmeling    $28.00

Motion made, seconded for adjournment

 

Duane Gunderson

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June meeting was cancelled

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July 26, 1966

 

Meeting was called to order by Commander Virgil Schmeling with 17 members present at 9:30.

Then report was then given with $130.25 in the bank.  A check from the 9th district for $261.95 for us holding the fall conference in Terril, these bills were turned in to be paid:

Bills:

$9.18   for water

$18.56  for gas

$8.41   for lights

Motion made, seconded to be paid, motion carried.

Darwin Will made a motion that we pay the aux $200 for their half of the fall convention, seconded by Dale Luehring, motion carried.

Leonard was also to send $9.00 to Kenneth Littlefield for transportation for Pederson to boys state.

Ed Wollner made a motion to have Darial Determan see about getting a plaque made up for people who gave memorials to fix up the building and Blaine Pederson seconded it, motion carried.

Election of Officers

Commander for coming year will be Del Turpin and David Brant is to be the Vice Commander.

Motion was then made by Gordon Tonderum, seconded by John Eckard to have Virgil Schmeling for 2nd Vice Commander.  Dale Luehring made a motion that nominations cease, seconded by Duane Gunderson.  Motion is carried.  Dale Luehring then nominated Bill Zitterich for Sgt of Arms, seconded by Darwin Will and John Eckard made a motion to have nomination cease and Leonard Zitterich said that Bill Zitterich would not accept.  Delmar Turpin then nominated Dale Luehring, seconded by Don Ehwegen.  Dale Luehring nominated Gordon Tonderum which was seconded by Duane Gunderson and motion made by Ed Wollner, seconded by Joe Feldman that nominations cease.  Ballots were then cast with Dale Luehring winning 10-5.

Leonard Zitterich accept the post of finance officer for another year.

Ed Wollner made a motion to keep Bill Mehan as service officer for another year, seconded by Darwin Will, motion carried.

Motion made by Joe Feldman, seconded by Darwin Will to have John Eckard remain as Chaplin and motion carried.

Motion was made by Blaine Pedersen, seconded by Leonard Zitterich have Bob Fairchild on the dance committee, seconded by John Eckard. Darwin Will made a motion that Danny Moyer be placed on the Dance Committee and Joe Feldman seconded the motion.  Ballots were then cast with Danny Moyer getting 9 votes Darwin Will getting 8 votes and Bob Fairchild getting 7 votes.  So the new member on the Dance Committee are Danny Moyer and Darwin Will.

 

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Special Meeting

 

Motion made to accept July 26th minutes. Meeting called to order by commander.

Much discussion on liquor permit.

Everyone present voted to place "For Sale" sign in front window.

Bills for previous month.  Motion made to pay bill and accepted.

Motion made by Virgil Schmeling and 2nd by Dale Luehring to pay Vernon Pederson $52.50 per year for building maintenance and accepted.

Motion made by Dale Luehring, seconded by John Eckard to renew liquor and beer license and accepted.

Committee appointed to plan the Feather Party for 16th of month. Motion made to leave F.P. 16th of Nov accepted.

Motion made by Dan Fairchild and 2nd by John Eckard and accepted.

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Aug 30, 1966

 

The regular Aug meeting was held at the Legion hall in Terril at 9:15 which was called to order by Commander Virgil Schmeling with 11 members present. The minutes were then read.  Danny Fairchild made a motion to accept the minutes.  Bob Fairchild seconded this motion carried.

Treasure report was then read with  $412.82 in the bank.  Leonard reported that he had paid $7.43 for the lights and $17.65 for gas. Duane Gunderson presented a bill for $31.25 for ice and post cards. Pat Sullivan made a motion to pay this bill and it was seconded by Darial Determan carried.

Bob Fairchild made a motion to put cement blocks in the downstairs or basement window instead of glass blocks.   Pat Sullivan seconded this motion, motion carried.

Pat Sullivan made a motion to put combination windows in the upstairs subject to inspection of casings also to put a sash in the south east window, seconded by Bob Fairchild, motion carried.

Pat Sullivan made a motion that the new officers take over their post for the coming year.  This motion was seconded by Darial Determan.

Motion was made by Bob Fairchild, seconded by Pat Sullivan to adjourn, motion carried.

 

Duane Gunderson

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Jan 31, 1967

 

Called to order. Discussion on purchase of beer cooler.

Motion made by V. Schmeling and 2nd by D. Morgan to pay bills as presenter and passed.

Motion made by Duane Gunderson and 2nd by Jim Moyer to donate use of building Feb 11th to the Boy Scouts pending conflicting uses.

Passed

Motion made by Duane Gunderson and 2nd by D. Fairchild to elect him alternate on the dance comm. Election unanimous

 

Motion made by D. Gunderson and 2nd by Larry McVicker to adjourn. Voted on and passed.

 

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 ?

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Feb 28, 1967

 

Meeting called to order

Minutes read

Financial report

Discussion about ? for M. Cruse for Gold Star Memorial.

Motion made by Ed Wollner and 2nd by D. Gunderson to send boy to Boys State

Discussion about dance

Motion made by D. Moyer and 2nd by L.J. Moore to send gift to members in hospital and sick.

 

Motion made by D. Gunderson and 2nd by D. Moyer to adjourn.

 

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Bob ?

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July 24, 1967

 

16 members present. Minutes of present meeting read and approved

Discussion of window and doors.

Motion made by D. Moyer to have Bill Z. rewire upstairs and 2nd by John Bielfeldt and passed.

Motion made by Darwin Will and 2nd by Bob Strube that we buy a used refrigerator from E. Zitterich for $35 and passed.

Commander Turpin explained that David Brant was next in line of succession for Commander.

Darwin Will nominate Don Ehwegen

Don Ehwegen nominated Bob Strube

Motion made by Johnson and 2nd by Duane Gunderson for nominations to cease.

Dave Brant refused to accept Comm. Post

Don Ehwegen elected Commander

Bob Strube elected Vice Commander

Darwin Will nominated John Eckard for 2nd Vice Commander motion made and 2nd to ceased nominations

John Eckard is 2nd Vice Commander.

John Bielfeldt nominated Vern Pederson for Chaplin

Motion made and 2nd that nominations cease and carried

Vernon Pederson is Chaplain

Dan Fairchild nominated John Bielfeldt for Sgt of Arms

Don Ehwegen nominated Darial Determan

Vernon Pederson nominated Bob Jensen

Motion made and 2nd that nominations cease.

John Bielfeldt elected

Leonard Zitterich nominated for finance officer

Motion made and 2nd that nom cease and passed

Leonard Zitterich accepted position.

Ed Wollner nominated by Duane Gunderson

Motion made and 2nd that nomination cease and passed.  Position accepted by Ed Wollner

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JULY 24 1967

 

Dance Committee present

Jim Mortenson

Dan Moyer

Darwin Will

Virgil Schmeling and Del Turpin nominated for Dance Comm.  Dan Fairchild nominated for Dance Comm.

Motion made and 2nd that nominations cease and passed.

Commander Turpin made presentation of plaque in memory of Leroy Cruse given by his mother.  The plaque has the names of men killed in WW2.

Motion made by Bob Strube and 2nd by Bob Jenson to adjourn meeting motion passed.

Officers :

Comm                   Don Ehwegen

Vice Comm           Bob Strube

2nd Vice                John Eckard

Chaplain               Vernon Pederson

Sgt of Arms          John Bielfildt

Finance Officer     Leonard Zitterich

Adjutant              Bill Mehan

                             Ed Wollner

Dance Committee

Jim Mortenson

Dan Moyer

Darwin Will

Virgil Schmeling

Del Turpin

Dan Fairchild

 

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?

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Nov 28, 1967

 

Meeting was called to order by commander Don VonEhwegen.  Prayer was read by Chaplain Luehring and 8 members were present.  Finance report was given by Leonard Zitterich.  Bank Balance was 291.08.

Bills were presented by Duane Gunderson and Bill Mehan, ice $13.60, post cards $4.00.  Dale Luehring made motion to pay bills and 2nd by D. Determan, motion carried.

Discussion roof wash, Harold Schnell has been working on it.

Discussion was held on a plaque to remember people who have donated gifts or money to the Post.  Darial Determan appointed to see what could be done.

Motion made by Dan Fairchild and 2nd by Virgil Schmeling  to accept the following resolution, motion carried.

Resolution

Whereas it is the desire of the American Legion Walsh Post 432 to be granted a class A liquor license.

Therefore, be it resolved that as application for said licenses to expire Nov. 18, 1968 be filed with the Iowa Liquor Commission and that Donald E. VonEhwegen Commander be authorized to execute the necessary application and bond, and any other papers required by the Iowa Liquor Commission.

I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the resolution adopted by  American Legion Walsh Post 432 at a regular meeting of the organization held on the 28th day of November, 1967.

 

William Mehan

Sec. & Adj.

Discussed having a feather party in December, motion made by Virgil Schmeling and 2nd by Darial Determan to have a feather party Wed Dec. 13 motion carried.

Committees were appointed to help carry it out.

 

     Motion made by Duane Gunderson and 2nd by Dale Luehring to adjourn motion carried.

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