The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 20, 1960 · Page 11
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 11

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 20, 1960
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IT'S CHRISTMAS AGAIN and I'm full of'good cheer I want to send greetings to friends far and near, But I ran out of stamps and, I confess, out of time, So I hope you'll forgive me it I greet you in rhyme. I'll 'sec you in person soon for this reason, If I can, to wish you a most joyous season. —o— TO THE BOYS AT THE POST office who get out the mail, I hope Christmas finds them both hearty and hale. To Postmaster Wade — though he called me u crook, For cheating him twice and addling the receipt book, He paid it, out warned I'd again better not try it— I'm wishing him relief from his strict ulcer diet! to the personnel at St. Ann (If they can't make you well, TO THE GRANDMAS, ESPE- cially our Clara end Rose I'm wishing presents in their Christmas hose. To the Grandpas, particularly ones new at the game, I'm wishing some pictures to prove grandchildren's i'amu. There's Garb, Casey, Virg, Don •—all of them jolly, And Harold, Lyie, Claude—to them big sprigs of holly. TO THE DOCS WHO PULL teeth and the doctors with pills, I'm wishing a holiday full oi good will. There's Keneficic Harris, Bourne, Hoffman and Janse. Eason, Dewel, ikhutter, Bray — A Christmas that's Fancy! To the judges in court, Welter, Osuvinkle and Shicrk, May I meet them all socially, and not in their work! For our pastors, I wish a rare yuletide hour, To Revs. Isaacson, Gearen, Coughcnour and Brower. And Revs. Gerike, Bauslain, Boyd and Fountain, May their gifts be piled as high as a mountain! —o— I'M WISHING A WHOLE bunch of mistletoe kisses, To Tom, Grady, Gordon and each of their Mrs. I love them all with affection platonic, And I hope they'll have holidays real super- bonic. And I hope that Santa his way will be steering. Direct to the home of Amy and Bill Geering. —o— We HAVE LOTS OF NEIGH- bors who live rather near, For them I wish buckets of good Christmas cheer. There's Grims, Seelys, Brand- ows, Broesders and Aliens, Hardgroves, Dorvveilers, Reids and the Heimers. The Wittkopfs, the Johnsons, the Obrcchts and Hensleys, The Sorensons, Myrtle and good husband, Jens, . Leora St. John—all near my back fence. nobody can) Much Christmas joy is certain- y their dues, I bother them daily to give me the news. To those who are taken with the hobby of writing, May blessings beam wit.n thc- Stat's heavenly lighting, There's Evelyn, hran, Margaret Durant the poet, Long may tney pen!—They bring joy and don i know it IF YOU ARE NAMED MARY. you bear a grand name, The Mother of Christmas is crowned by the same, To Marys, Barllett, Smith, Yeo- man, Cowan, and the rest, Mny their holiday season be of the best. To all of Hie fumilie.s with last names of Miller, 1 hope that their stockings won't lyi'k for filler. That poes for H. W.. Vi, Mary. Mildred, Pudge, Honmc and Bill, Ralph, Ha/.H, Max. Uobbie. Earl, Verla, Chuck, Beth, and Phil. —o— FOR ALL OF THE GIRLS and the guys at the shop, I'm so full of good wishes, 1 very near pop! To Josephine, Merle, and Donnie and Russ, I wish for them joy, with, gosh, 1'ils of fuss. And its for the boys in. the n>um out in b;irk, 1 hope for Hunt! fcflowship HitY'il iii'ViT hn.'l;. NOW I KNOW THERE ARE thousands of names I've left out, And to all of them also, my good wishes spom. And if you think this poem seems a bit rough Fitting names into greetings really is lough. Merry Christinas to All—to those far and neai, I love all of you, you are friends mighty deal'! —Grace. Tuesday, Dee. 20, 1960 Mgona (to.) tipper D«i Mone»-5 Tom Montgomery Honored at School Of Mines Tom MontRo'iUTy, ;i gniduntr student yt Missouri School of Mine;:, find Mftallurfiy, Holla. Missouri, has rrrcntly been nd- mitted In membership in El;i Chapter. Sigrna Gamma Elpsilon. a national earth science honorary society. -' Mr Montgomery, the son oi Mr and Mrs H. S. Montgomery of Algona, was a graduate of Al- pona High School. He attended lown State University from January 1906 to March 1958, and then transferred to the Missouri School of Mines'in June 1958. He received his B.S. degree in Geology last spring. RETIRES Ed Wc«lhoff, of Petersburg, retired recently after 39 years of bringing in the cream for the Petersburg Cooperative Crcjnm- fry. The only day ne has missed wa« one last winter when the winter's blast forced him to forego his 'appointed rounds'. Ho recalled thul the winter of 19f>S)- 60 was the worst of all. 1UU Mr Johnnn Muller, of Apltnu- ton, passed away recently after reaching the age of 100. He leaves seven sons, DO Rrandcliildicn, 122 groat grandchildren, and 11 great, great grandchildren. GOOD KNOW Around The Town and Country FOR CHARM OF MANNER and spirit so sweet, There's oodles of friends that I'd like to groet, There's Kate Annis, Mamma Corey and Mrs McMahon, Hortensc Ferguson, Marie Murtagh — all of mellow age span, And Hazel I.usby, Dot Smith, Celia Deal, Lizzie Post I hope they'll have holidays that are "the most." And June, Luella and Kitty with understanding heart, To bring Christmas always, they do their part. FOR ALL OF MY YOUNG friends on life's sunny slope, Continued blessings f,pr them is my hope. Starting at our house, there's Jean, Mary and Bill, And cousins gaiore for whom 1 have good will. There's 2 Tonis, 2 Jims, 2 Bobs 2 Johns and a Larry, For whom I'm wishing c Christmas most merry, There's Muriel, Judy, Jane, anc Julie so new, Debby, David, Pam, Denny Dick, Steve, it is true, There's so many I confess that at glad Christmas time, I have a little trouble fitting them all into rhyme. WHEN iSANTA GETS OVER to Sextonjjpy, I hope he'll bring Gabrielsons a glad Christmas day. 1 hope when he laughs with his little round belly, He'll bring lots of joy to newscaster, Jack Shelley. Greetings to Dick Sjogren. John Kuin, Bob Devine and bachelors varied, None of these guys have ever be-on married, But to ncices and nephews, I have no doubt, They play Santa Claus without being found out. Joe Bradley Equipment South Hotel Algona Farm Machinery — Trucks — Tires Oliver Mamy-Hurli AllU-ChBlraor* GMC Trucks FlmioM Tin* Phone CY 4-2421 Algoaa iiifliiiniiiiiuiiiiiiiuiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuw^ YOUR ALGONA NEIGHBOR Bronson Building Service "Try Us And You'll Like Us" Quality Lumber — Elliott Paints MILL WORK I Builders' Hardware = Tools = SIOUX Tanks & fj Cribs = == N. of Jet. Hwys. I 18 & 169 1 Algona - CY 4-4369 = Ernie Williams John Deere Farm Machinery Both Quality And Service Store Located On Diagonal Street On CNW Tracks. Phone CY 4-3561 Algona lllllllllllllUllllllllllHllllllllllillllllllllllllllHini Robinson Construction Co. Expands To Facilitate A Growing Business Robinson Construction Company, pictured above in a new location, has successfully served this area in farm, commercial and residential construction since 1945. The company began 15 years ago in the home of owner E. E. (Bud) Robinson. It later moved to Diagonal Street, and in a few years, the expanding business moved to larger quarters on North Main Street. July 1, the company moved again, this lime in a beautiful, newly constructed building east on Highway 18, built and designed by Bud to meet the requirements of a rapidly growing business. Robinson Construction Company, since its very beginning, has made every effort to do the best possible in workmanship and uses only the finest quality materials. The company takes pride in cooperating with the customer to see that the finished job is what he wants and expects. The quality of materials and expert workmanship done by this company can be seen in many if the finer homes in Algona. In January, 1960, Robinson Construction was selected as distributor of Sioux Steel Buildings for this area. This line is seeing rapid growth on farms in this area. Bud invites you to come in and see what can be done with steel. If you are planning to build, remodel or redecorate in the future, see Robinson Construction Company of Algona for the finest work that can be done. Here you will find friendly, efficient personnel cooperating with you in every way to see that you gel no less than the best. YOUR COUNTRY NEIGHBOR ' **^r***~*s**t %. Algona Implement Co. Your Friendly International Harvester Dealer FARM EQUIPMENT MOTOR TRUCKS Sales It Service Phone CY 4-3501 Algona Meet Melvm Ait Of Burt Algona Refrigeration REFRIGERATIQN - TELEVISION PHILCO Rtfrlgvratora Atr-Condltlontng ft Comm*rcl«l WATCH THIS SPACE EVERY OTHER WEEK TO MEET A NEW COUNTRY NEIGHBOR This week's Country Neighbor is Melvin Alt, who for the past 35 years has been a fixture on a farm three miles north and a mile east of Algona in Union township. He rents the 240 acre farm on which he and his family live and owns a 160 acre place a mile south of there, and has all but 126 acres of the 400 under cultivation. Melvin raised 110 acres of corn, 50 acres each of oats and beans, 50 acres of hay and has 126 acres of pasture and wooded area. He also raises 25-30 head of be«f and 250-300 head of hogs for market each year and had 70 head oi sheep this year. His favorite task around the farm .is Inking care ct the cattle. He likes to hunt deer & is a member of Farm Bureau. Gcod Hops church & Men's club. Melvm was born at Steven, Minn, in 1916 and moved with his parents, Chris and Katie Alt, to a farm, at Corwilh ai ihe age of four. Five years later, the family mgvad to the present farm. Melvin's father is dead and his mother resides at West Bend. Mewin's wife is ihe former Bernice Dodds, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Dodds. She is a life-long rcs.acm of ihis pvea. Melvin says he first noticed Bernice ai p he use parly. They were married in 1943 at the Good Hope church. Bernice is a member of the Union Homemakers Club and also teaches a Sunday School class. Mr. and Mrs. Alt have two sons and two d.auahters. They are Elmer, 14, a freshman at Alonga high, Terry, 6, a fa-si grader at Bryant, Trudy, 13, in eighth, grade here, and Cindy, 3, at home. When asked her age, Cindy always replies, "Free". Melv»n has two brothers, Harry, Algona, and Larry, Fenion, and six sisters, Evelyn (Mrs. Fred Greinert.) Ringslcd, Esther (Mrs. Albert Wibben), Le<Jyard, Minnie Mrs Albert SpaJh), Windom. Minn., Pearl (Mrs Eli Gorber. West Bend, Dorothy (Mrs Harold Lampej, Burl, and Ruby (Mrs Mcivin Joniz, Fenion. A brother, Elmer, wa,s killed, in action in World War II. Bernice has two brothers and four sisters. They are Bill, Algona, James, Lone Rock, Buella (Mrs. Claude Seety) Algcna, Margaret (Mrs Bob Albright), Fort Dodge, and Evelyn (Mrs. Lloyd BJeckwenn) and FlQr«nc? (Mrs. Elmet Greinert), Fenton, — (UDM Polaroid pho.iQ-En,a;ra,Yin.q) A SMILE FROM THE VI11G1N Irons Heating & Plumbing "Completely Equipped To Serve You Completely" Plumbing - HctlUf •hmt Mttal CM or Oil U«l* »•**• CV4-M«1 vm Beecher Lane Appliances l-Where The FAMOUS NAMES Greet You" In TELEVISION Robinson Construction Co. Sioux Steel Buildings Bulldog For | Snyder Refrigeration & | I Air Conditioning Service | H "Quality In Service" = 1 24 Hour Service 333 South Sample g 1 PHONE CY 4-2702 Algona m Carried Carrier Trane Mark IV Frigiking Kelley LumSr Co. "Our Business .' , ". ilding" ft V ft PAINT (» CEMENT Ve Aim io PlBBM Near Milwaukee 2 Depot - Algona 1 ^aiiiiiiiiuuaiiiuiiuauiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMi!!? Cullen Your" Our Own "Hardware Store" A Complete Line Of H*»dwar« • Housewaret • Tools • Bldg. Supplies Phone CY 4-4630 ALGONA IUUIIIII!IIIIII!II!I!II!IIIIIUI!!III1!III!UIIIIIIIIU!II!III!IIIH n Algona Flour & Feed 1 Complete Service. For the Farmer • rertiUxet • New Holland Tractor* Phone CY 4-2701 Alaona Buscher Brothers Impl. Minneapolis Moline - K^Uy-gygn - Papec New Idea farm Machinery • SaUt Alwayt N. Main Si Phone CV In APPLIANCES Frig»4»l*« Young tteirn CV 4-Mll .> ni»HmitmilliimiiiniiiiiitimnmmiminiiHiiim^ lUWWUIIIIISIIIIIIIIIIUIIIlll' Taylfr Implement Co. and Taylor MERCURY of Building, insist on SIOUX — Another advance-

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