Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on December 28, 1967 · Page 8
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YHUH*DAY,DEC.JI, , Calif.; Delia, Milan, 111.; ifefte, Troy Grove, fil.j fttid Eaten, Davenport. give program forSeneeans ^ Blakjer Lutheran Church Wotnen held a Christmas meeting with Mesdames Henrietta Thompson, Kenneth Thompson and Henry Wilberg hostesses. The Christmas program was by the officers. The "Meaning of 'Christmas" was given with Mrs. Raymond Bergum narrator, assisted by Mrs. Fred Johannesen, Mrs. Otto Wilberg, Mrs. David Looft, Mrs. Edna Johannesen and Mrs. Henry Looft. Mrs. John Johannesen provided background music and accompanist. A special offering was taken for the Bible Society and the Plymouth Youth Center, Minneapolis. Mrs. Ted Jensen and Mrs. Henry •Looft gave the radio program. The Christian Woman Speaks on the air Dec. 24 over radio station KICD Spencer. Mrs. Gladys Smith was a guest. HAS 80th BIRTHDAY Everett Witham had his 80th birthday Dec. 10. Afternoon callers included the Clarence Menzes, Wayne Lynchs and Hans Jensens that evening guests were the Earl Shepperds, Cecil Bjus- troms, Otto Harlands, Rose Sabin and Opal and Velma Patton, all of Algona; also the John Simpsons and Henry Schultz, Whittemore. Telephone calls from his four daughters, the oldest, lona, CMHIITMAJ PftCKMAM The Blakjer Luthefan Sun* day School program was given Dec. 17. Songs were sung by the Sunday school and recitations wefe by Tammy Wtt* berg, Brian and Scottie Looft, Lisa Wilberg, Debbie Uum, Laurie Uum, Starr Larsen, Terri Wilberg, Janus Bergum, Brian Lium, Lee Bergum, Karol Jensen, Marcy Kabrick, Cindy Kabrick, Debbie Johannesen and Brenda Jensen. Luther League members had songs and readings, distributed gifts and treats. The William Petticords had their son William Iver, baptized at their home Dec. 10 with.the Rev. Rex Spicer officiating. The Raymond Ber- gums were sponsors. Guests were the maternal grandmother, Mrs. Iver Bergum, and the Art Bergums. The Seneca Thursday club held a Christmas party Thursday at the Home Cafe at Ringsted with a 4 o'clock luncheon. Secret sisters were revealed and new names drawn. Final plans were made for the club party Jan. 18 at the Lone Rock Legion Hall with the husbands as guests. iMrs. Herbert Krause has the Fenton Town and Country Women's club Tuesday with Mrs. Calvin Vaudt, Mrs. John Streucker and Mrs. 'Rex Spicer, Fenton, co-hostesses. Mrs. Ted Jensen, Mrs. Charles Feye and Mrs. Arnold Hanson had the program. The Christmas Story, Light of the World, in reading and music. Terry Brekke, senior at Sentral , has returned to school after having been out ten weeks with an injury he received in a football game. The Ervin Vottelers spent the past weekend at the latter's sister, the Dave Engel* mint, St. Paul, , The Clinton Marts, Armstrong, Bud Weises, RJng- ftted and Cafl Jensen, Bancroft, were Tuesday evening guests at Hans Jensen's Friends and relatives at Mrs, Alfred Pctersen's for her birthday Dec. 15 Included (Mrs, Connie Reimers and children, Mrs. Cecil Baldwin, the C. O. Baileys who were afternoon callers and their daughter, the Clarence Cheevers, Ringsted, spent the evening with them. •Carol Hanisch, New York City, arrived home last Wednesday for the Christmas holidays with her parents, the Elmer Hanisches. The Seneca Progressive Farmers held their Christmas party at Dennis Wilberg's with Mike Cyphers as co-host. They planned a theatre and bowling party at Bancroft. Dennis Wilberg talked on 4-H Rules and Regulations and Mike Cyphers talked on dairy calves. They also made' plans for Parent's night in January. They exchanged Christmas gifts. Edward Bergum is reporter. completed tfaifiing in the jet mechanic field and i« going to be stationed lit El Toro, Calif., following a Christmis leave with his parent*. listrict beid visits group meet at Burl Outstanding Entertainment STARTING MONDAY, JANUARY 1st DOLORES REA Starting Monday at the Pine Room an outstanding performer, Dolore* Bea, will make her first appearance in Algona. Stop in and enjoy yourself and relax to the finest in entertainment at The PINE ROOM —IN THE ALGONA HOTEL— "Where the action is" PIONEER PARTY The Pioneer company held a Christmas party at Van's Monday evening, December 18. One hundred guests were present and the wives were also guests. Norbert Bierstedt and 'William Leek were honored for fifteen years of employment with the company and Earl El more and Robert Munger were honored for ten years. Perry Collins who is retiring was also honored. WSCS LUNCHEON The Methodist WSCS will have their luncheon meeting Thursday, Jan. 4 with the circle of Mrs. LeRoy Strohman, chairman, and Mrs. Wm. Allen, co-chairman, serving. Onieta Didriksen will give the meditation and the progranj will be by Mrs. T. C. Hutchison who will show slides and tell of her recent travels. NASBYS ENTERTAINED Members of the Activities group of the new Samaritan Home entertained Mr. and 'Mrs. Ollie Nasby, managers of the homes at dinner Thurs- 5 day evening at the Johhson : House.70;;';; ;-.-.; ..,.vr.U, : '.Jl !?' Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ostwin- kle had as guests Christmas and for a few days the daughters Paula of Des Moines and Mary Ann of Minneapolis, 'Minn., and Mrs. Ostwinkle's mother and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Phillips of Vermillion, S. D. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kisch had as dinner guests on the evening of Dec. 23 Capt. and Mrs. Robert McMahon, Ft Campbell, Ky., Mr. and Mrs Duff Thomas, Falls Church, ' Va., and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Henry, Algona. The MdMa- hons were home on leave for Christmas and the Thomas family came to spend Christmas with Mrs. Thomas's family, the H. M. Knechts. Henry Otto, father of Mrs. Corrine Laing, is in intensive care in critical condition at Lutheran hospital, Des Moines, Room 466. He had surgery last Thursday. Russell L. Shaw, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Shaw, has YEAR END Inventory Clearance 5 Days Only, Dec. 26 - 30 Savings on ADMIRAL and CURTIS MATHES TV and STEREO - Color and B&W Electronic Specialties Bur» — The VFW Auxiliary had a 7 o'clock dinner Christmas meeting Dec. 19 at the Cunningham Tea Room. Eight members and guest the. District Pres. Elsie Kvamsdale, Swea City, were present. There was a gift exchange and short business meeting. The books were inspected. The next meeting will be Jan. 16. The district meeting will be held at Clarion Jan. 21. 'Members are requested to continue saving Vet dog food labels. Guests Christmas of the E. E. Pettises was Varrell Hall, Waterloo. Mrs. Nell Opheim, Sexton, came Dec. 24 to take Burnadene, Dawi and John home with her for Christmas and several days. Guests Christmas day at Wallace Hawcott's were Mrs. Etta Holdren, Lulu Hawcott, Selina Clifton and Gladys Hawcott. The Larry Westlings and Craig, Shenandoah, came Saturday for the holiday at the Ray Westling home and returned Dec. 25. The. ValGene Westlings family spent two days at Ray Westling's. Also guests Dec. 25 were Art Issacson, Stratford, and Mrs. Otto Westling. A pre-Christmas dinner Dec. 24 at Mrs. Helen Weiske's had as guests the Herbert Weiskes, Kent and Paula, Cedar Rapids, Raymond Lavrenzes, Stratford, Julius Stecker, Terry, and Desiree, Cherokee. There was a gift exchange. The Herbert Weiskes also visited in Fenton. Christmas day Mrs. Weiske received long distance calls from Luella, the E. E. Bauers and the Harold Weiskes, all in Tacoma, Wash., from the Richard Weiskes, Crestline, Ohio, and from the Julius Steckers in Cherokee. . The Burt White! Wonder; land homecoming (dance ,will be held Ded 28 from 7:30 to 11:30 King and Queen candidates are Tom Lichter, Donald Westling, Michael Hamilton, Gloria Heyes, Linda Becker, and Sandra Ortman. Guests during the Christma^ holiday of Mrs. James Christensen were Captain and Mrs. David Christensen, San Diego, Calif., and Betty, Tulsa, Okla. Betty returned Sunday and the Christensens the first of the week. Christmas Day guests at George Koester's home were Mrs. James Christensen and Capt. David Christensens, the Jerry Koestlers, Noel Krantzes and Clifford Krantzes. Open house was held Dec. 22 at Mrs. James Christensen's, Guests Christmas Day at G. H. McMullen's were the Jack MoMullens, Northwood, and the Jerry 'MoMullens and Rebecca, Callaway, Neb. The Jack McMullens also visited the Wayne Keiths. Guests Dec. 25 at Thomas Herrick's were the Charles Martens Sr. and Richard and the Charles Martens Jr., Gilmore City, the Gerald Carmens, Grand Meadow, Minn., and the Dennis Shiplers, Pocahontas. . Winners in the Christmas home decorating contest were: first, F. C. Soderberg, $10; second, Dwayne Nelson, $5; third, Carl Reynolds, $3; fourth, G. H. McMullen, $2. The homes were judged Dec. 23. Those listening to radio station KICD, Spencer Christmas Day heard four service men who are serving overseas, taped recording from Sp4 Nick Geesman in Viet Nam, Fenton; William Olson in Viet Nam, Sioux Rapids; Jerry Bagley in Viet Nam, Estherville; Mark Swartzhoff, Germany, Lake View. Sp4 Nick Geesman is the grandson of the W. W. Boettchers and the John Geesmans in Burt. The Ronald Jurgens family spent Christmas with Mrs. Ida Cody, Cylinder, and at the C. A. Jurgens, Ledyard. The Betty Miller family spent Christmas day at Robert Angus's and at the Earl Miller's, Algo.na. Guests Christmas day of Rev. and Mrs. Art Campney in Gilmore City were Mrs. O. A. Campney, the Walter Campneys, Dick Campneys, Fred Davises, Darrell Davis- es, Gary Davises, L«Roy Dav- ises and Ben Thompsons, KeokuL The Rev. Campneys had just moved Tuesday to the new parsonage and their son Benjamin returned home with the Walter Campneys for a week. Guests Dec. 25 of Elsie Winter were the Arnold Clarks, Spencer, pale Lock- woods, Mrs. Evelyn Mock, Hardy. The 7th birthday of Colette Clark Dec. 24 was observed. Jennifer Clark is spending a week at the Winter home. Guests Christmas day at Jim Gade's in Algona, were Sheridan, the Dwayne Nelsons, Dean Reeds, Dick Johnsons and Doris Larson family. Mrs. Julia Bunkofske has moved from the Helen Johnson home to the Mike Long home. The L. E. Riebhoffs spent the Christmas holiday at their son, Rev. John Rich- hoff's, Sanborn. Dr. B. K. Bahnson spent Christmas in Ames at Aurilla Vegar's, a sister of the late Mrs. Bahnson. The Kent Ryersons, Norwalk, spent Christmas at ¥. L. Ryefsoh's. The Gary Manuses spent Christmas day at Larry Manue's. Christmas Eve the Larry Manuses and Dan Ludwigs were guests at William Ludwig's, Algona. The Milton Salisburys and Brian, Faribault, Minn., were guests Dec, 24 arid overnight at Howard Salisbury's, Dec, 25 they were guests at Bernard Leeper's. . The Merlin Madsens family were guests Christmas at Howard Salisbury's. Guests Christmas at Martin Becker's in Algona were the George Beckers, Frank Beckers, Roscoe Mawdsleys Jr., Thees Schnakenburgs, Harold Beckers, Mrs. Ethyl Hain. Callers were Elaine Schnakenberg and Darrell Trauger. The Girl Scouts and leaders Will have charge of Burning of the Green at 7 p.m. Jan. 6 at the Go-Cart track. Leave the real Christmas trees outside so the scouts can pick them up. Guests Christmas day at W. W. Boettcher's were the Howard Geesmans, Mrs. Ella Schemmel, Curtis Holding, the W; D Boettcher family of ' ' . .., Michelle Miller, daughter of the Lawrence Millers, Tokyo, Japan, Who attends St. Olaf college in Northfield, Minn., spent Christmas vacation here at J. L. Miller's and Ed lYedrickson's. The Jim Fredricksons, Rockwell, spent Christmas day at Er Fredrickson's. The Clarke Millers, Titonka, were guests Christmas at J. L. Miller's. The Kenneth Sarchets, Robert Sarchets, were guests Christmas at Walter McCormick's in West Bend. Also guests were Jessie Sarchet, Algona, Mrs. Mabel Van Horn, Richard and Mary Eleanor, who had spent two years in Africa, and the Has- muwns. ThC Legion and Auxiliary met Tuesday, Jan. 2 at the Legion Hall. Hostesses Mary Nelson and Florence Spear. WSCS meets at Burt Jan. 3. Hostesses are Genevieve Graham, Leone Salisbury, Phyllis Weiner, Barbara Harms, Genaveve Spry, and the program by 'Lorraine Campney and Marlene Davis. DANCES Bancroft Ballroom Bancroft, Iowa Saturday, December 30 TEEN DANCE THE POLICE One of the 3 top bands in the nation that appeared at EXPO '67. Sunday, December 31 A leading southern Minnesota band. IS YOUR TANK GETTING LOW? GET YOUR NEXT Fuel Oil Fill at VIKING When checking your fuel oil tank, and finding it low,remember to call VIKING OIL CO. for your next fill . . . You get the FINEST QUALITY fuel oils FOR LESS MONEY at Viking Oil Co. Our telephone number is 5-3749 and we'll be most happy to serve you. Try us' the next time you need fuel oil. VIKING OIL CO. 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