ADVANCt MONDAY, JAN. f0, Bear Facts By NEIL NURRE Monday, January 3 students returned to their classes after a week and a half of Christmas vacation to begin the last two weeks, prior to the end of the first semester. —GHS— Wednesday, December 22 was our Christmas assembly. Student Council President Bill Milder presented the Priests, Sisters and Coaches with Christmas gifts. Father Zeman led the student body in some songs and a dance followed to begin annual Christmas vacation. Fun was. had by all. — GHS— Friday and Saturday, January 7 and 8 Garrigan will play Pocahontas Catholic and St. John's Catho^iS ' THfi Pocahontas gams will be' played away and many students' will make the trip on student buses. . .::•<, -- GHS— ; Garrigan's annual Holiday Dance was held January 1. The dance was Sponsored by the student ierjuncil." -Music was furn- 6 TIPS FOR SAFER WINTER DRIVING B/y Prof. A. H. Eastern Director > Motor Vehicle Research Laboratory University of Wisconsin f Get the "feel" of the road. Accelerate carefully J- * at low speed and away from other traffic to see if the wheels spin, then brake to see if they .skid. Reduce speed , accordingly, steer gently and smoothly, use gas and brake pedals sparingly. „ Increase your following distance. It takes three £ ' to twelve times as far to stop on snow and ice as on dry pavement, so lengthen your following distance to suit road and weather conditions. „ "Pump " your brakes to slow or stop — don't jam & "them on. Proper pumping technique is to apply and release the brake pedal rapidly once or twice a second. This intermittent pumping action keeps the wheels rolling and helps maintain steering control. •j Have good tires with good treads. Good tire •4 * treads are always superior to smooth treads on slippery pavements. Even better for snow are snow tires, which provide half again as much pulling power as regular tires. „ , f Always carry rein- 9 * forced tire chains BRAKING DISTANCE FROM 20 MPH ON GLARE ICE AT 20°F rr I REINFORCED TIRE CHAINS REGULAR TIRES 174 195' in the trunk of your car and use them for severe snow and ice conditions. They provide four to five times as much traction on snow or ice as regular tires'. gt Keep your wind- O * shield and windows clear at all times. Replace streaking wiper blades that may have been baked dry tyy summer sun. Be sure that your windshield washer solution contains adequate antifreeze. DRIVE ALG ished "by. a stereo which student council borrowed. the The "G" Club sponsored a benefit-.game Wednesday, December 29 to raise money for a badly needed whirlpool for the athletic department. At 6:30 the freshmen played the sophomores and the varsity played the alumni immediately afterwards. The sophomores won the first game with a score of 59 to 36. The varsity also won their game 63 to 49. During the intermission of the second game, two teams of the grade school program played a five minute quarter for the audience. Farm Auctions Jan. 10 — Smith Plbg. & Htg. closing out auction, at Thompson, Iowa. Sale starts at 4 p.m. with complete listing of equipment to be sold in Thursday's Advance. Col. Roy B. Johnson, Buffalo Center, Babbitt and Murra, auctioneers; Peoples State Bank, Thompson, clerk. Jan. 17 — Marlin Larsen farm and land auction sale, at farm located mile west of the Seneca Store and mile north. Sale in eludes 160-acre farm, 41 Holstein cattle, machinery and other i- tenis. Clark & Clark, auctioneers; The Security State Bank, Algona, clerk. Full sale details in the Advance Thursday. Jan. 20 — Dale Struthers, located 6 miles south, 1 mile west of Titonka. Auctioneers, Quinn and Leek. Jan. 21 — Dick Geiken farm sale, at farm located 3 miles south of Rake on blacktop. Included are 66 head of Hereford cattle, 34 sheep, complete line of farm machinery. Col. Roy Johnson and Murra, auctioneers; Far mers Trust & Savings Bank, Buf falo Center, clerk. Full sale de tails in Advance Thursday. SEALS — A Christmas Seal collection belonging to Mrs. Ella Williams of Woodward was recently displayed in an Ogden shop window. In the 24 inch by 30 inch framework can be found every Christmas seal made, with the first one dated 1907. The collection is very valuable as many of the seals are now irreplaceable. Seneca Mrs. Henry Looft Former Algonan dies Thursday An ex-Algonan and father of an Algona woman, died suddenly at Mercy hospital of a stroke last Thursday. He was Dillon "Pat" Paitton, 65 of Eagle Algona The Streuckers had Christmas at the homes of their parents, the Herman Streuckers, Fairmont, Dec. 26. Families in attendance included the John Streuokers, Victor Streuckers, Mrs. Edna Johannesen and Larry, Marie Streucker, Mason City, the Lloyd Nelsons, Ringsted, and Harold Nelsons, Blooming Prairie, Minn. •».* ' '• Joe Crowley hkjft his family as guests Christmats Day. Present were the Leo Crowleys; Dave Martins, New Prague, Minn., Joe Crowleys Jr., Bancroft, John Crowleys, Algona, and Bob Binzens. The Virgil Prestons and Daye Martins, New Prague, Minn.; spent Christmas Eve with the women's parents, the Leo Crowleys. The George Owens, Des Moines, spent Thursday to Christmas with the latter's parents, the Vert Smiths. The Verl Smiths and George Owenses, Des Moines, attended a family Christmas at Mrs. Smith's parents, the W. E. Hansens, Ringsted, Dec. 23. Others were the Gene Madsens and Terry Hansens, Bradgate, and the Don Hansens, Clarion. The Virgil Gardners, Dolliver, were New Year's guests of the latter's parents, the Charles Beavers. The Charles Beavers returned Friday after the holidays with relatives at San Bernardino, Paramount, Midway and Downey, Calif. They spent Christmas with their son, the Jerry Beavers, visited Mr, Beaver's neph- Grove, and a former linotype operator. Funeral services for him were held Saturday afternoon, at the Humboldt Methodist church with burial in the Union, cemetery there. He had been employed as a linotype operator at Eagle Grove since 1949 and suffered a stroke at work there Wednesday. His wife, Grace, survives, as do two daughters, Mrs. Richard Greene of Humboldt and Mrs. Marvin Kenne, Algona. There are also two brothers, two sisters and seven grandchildren. He was employed at the Up- jer Des Moines here for about [iye years during the 1940's as SOCIETY The John Schimmels had their family together at Christmas for the first time in, 23 years. The last reunion was in January, 1942. Attending were Annetta, Mr. and Mrs. Cornell Scribner, St. Louis, Mo.; Mr. and Mrs. John Jr. and John III, Humboldt; Erma Dee, Mr. and Mrs. Dyrl Jones, Debbie, and Trudy Franker, Laurens; Charles, Springfield, Ohio; Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Schimmel, Jim and Kimberly of Aberdeen, S. D.; Onalea Jane, Mr. and Mrs. John Murphy, of Clinton. Married grandchildren who came were Mr. and Mrs. H. Obergaard, Humboldt; the Kenyon Trimbles, Laurens; and Gary Jones, Centralia, Mp, Three grandsons in California could not be present. UNION HOMEMAKERS The Union Township Homemakers met at the home of Mrs. Roy Sarchet, Dec. 30 for their Christmas party. Mrs. C. S. Shipler and Mrs. Walter Heerdt had charge of the program. FUEL OIL Compare our prices — you get the FINEST QUALITY fuel oils for less money at Viking Oil Co. Give us a call for your next fill! Viking Oil Co. 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