The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 14, 1967 · Page 13
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14-Algona, (la.) Upper Des Melnei Thursday, Dec. 14, 1967 PLAN TO CAROL The Mariners Club of the Presbyterian church, the UPYF members and Sanctuary choir members meet at 6:15 p. m., Dec. 21. There will be family caroling to shut-ins. Al and Eldora Agena and William and Maxine Marshall are in charge. Mariners are asked to bring two dozen Christmas cookies or bars. - o - PLAN PARTIES Circles of the Presbyterian church are meeting Dec. 21, A with Mrs. Frank Ostrum, B, Mrs. Alwin Huenhold, C, Mrs. Oran Hudson, date undecided, D, Mrs. Don Hungate. All are Christmas parties. Ruth circle meets Dec. 12 for a Christmas party. - o - SOROPTIMIST MEETING Soroptimist club meets Dec. 20 with Vera Graham and Clara Shilts in charge of the program. - o - BIRTHDAY CLUB A birthday club composed of Mesdames C. R. Schoby, John Cash, Ray Potter, Florence Bjustrom, Anton Didriksen, Lloyd Muckey, John McGuire and Don Nelson, met Dec. 15 at the Johnson House for a 12:30 luncheon and Christmas gift exchange. - o - IDLE HOUR CLUB Mrs. Edith Buchanan was hostess to the Idle Hour bridge club Wednesday. - o - CANASTA CLUB Mrs. Sue Anderson, Mrs. Mildred Hernon, Mrs. Dorothy Muckey and Mrs. Delores Hopkins entertained the other members of their canasta club, Mrs. Fern Specht, Mrs. Helen Ferris, Mrs. Ruby Macumber and Mrs. Hazel Demand, at dinner Monday evening at Charlie's. There was an exchange of Christmas gifts. - o - CHRISTMAS PARTY Mrs. Russell Cook entertained her canasta club members at a Christmas party Monday. There was an exchange of gifts. Guests were Mrs. Emma Pittman, Mrs. Charles LaBarre, Mrs. John McGuire, Mrs. Lyle Mathes and Mrs. Don Nelson. ROYAL NEIGHBORS The Royal Neighbors had a Christmas party and gift exchange Monday evening at the home of Mrs. Bertha Spear. - o - CLASSMATES MEET Jo Ellen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Milder, and Inez, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Knecht, recently met in California. They were classmates and have chosen widely different careers. Inez is hostess for Delta Air Lines out of Washington, D. C., and Jo Ellen lives at Long Beach and is associated with the American Cancer Association in Los Angeles. The airlines company recently gave the employees a trip to the west coast. Having a few days in Los Angeles, Inez was able to contact JO Lilen a.;cl t!*.oy met .n Hollywood for lunch. - o - WEIDENHOFF PARTY The Weidenhoff supervisors held their annual Christmas party on Dec. 9, at the Johnson House with all wives as guests. Members present were K. T. Peirce, Ed Adams, Bob Hillburg, Miles Sloniker, Harold Penning, Bob Arndorfer, Ted Charles, Leo Carman, Al Discher, Bill Kraft, Bill Funk, Virg Gunder, Darwin Koepke, Harvey Godden, Clete Salz, Larry Johnson, Bob Ellefson and Howard Hentges. All present had an extra reason to celebrate this year. Weidenhoff president, K. T. Peirce, was able to join the group after recovering from his surgery of late October. Mr. and Mrs. K. T. Peirce were also celebrating their 39th wedding anniversary that evening. Mr. and Mrs. Al Discher were a little proud that evening with the news of a new arrival of their first grandchild. - o - FAMILY REUNION A family gathering was held at the home of Stf. Sgt. and Mrs. Robert John Batt in Algona on Sunday. Sgt. Batt is enjoying a 30-day leave with his wife and daughter. He just recently returned from a year's tour of duty in Vietnam. Following his leave, he expects to be stationed in Colorado. Present at the gathering were Sgt. Bait's father, William Batt, also Mr. and Mrs. Howard Batt and family, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Angus and family, Mrs. Betty Jean Miller and family, all of Hurt, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Batt, Waterloo, Lt. Col. and Mrs.Wm. Batt, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Jason Hendrickson and Mr. and Mrs. Roger Batt, all of Algona. - o - DAUGHTER IS 6 Mrs. Galen DeValois gave a party Saturday honoring the sixth birthday of her daughter, Linda. Guests were Gary Smith, Julie Cagwin, Laura Olson, Susan F razee, Kevin McClure, Judy Nielsen, Marcie Meyer, Terry Telecky, Vanice Grandgenett and the honoree's sister, Debbie. Kim Weingartner was unable to be present. Games were played and refreshments served. - o - COFFEE HOSTESS Mrs. Milton Norton entertained a small group of women at a coffee Tuesday in honor of the birthday of Mrs. August Slagle. Portland Clubs Hold Annual Xmas Parties PORTLAND -The Four Corner Social Club held its annual Christinas party Tuesday, Dec. 5, beginning with a pot-luck dinner at 12:30. Those attending the party and dinner were Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Spear and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Harms, Robert Harms, Mr. and Mrs. Rollo Moore and family, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Stewart, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Phelps and Merle, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Larsen, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Bartlett, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Ringsdorf, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Bartlett, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Fitch, Judy Fitch, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Grosser and Randy, Levant Moore, Hazel Carroll and Leona Haase. The next meeting will be held Jan. 2 in the home of Wyona Harms. At this meeting secret sisters will be revealed and there will be a Christmas gift exchange. The Portland Progress Club held its annual Christmas party in the home of Eva Shipler, with Hilma Carlson, Margaret Govern and Vera Fitch assistant hostesses. The party began with a 12:30 luncheon, hostesses furnishing the hot dish and others bringing salads, dessert of relish plate. Attending were Eva Shipler, Hazel Steven, Arlene Marlow, Sarah Stewart, Thelma Meister, Margaret Govern, Hilma Carlson, June Sparks, Elizabeth Kennedy, Stella Wiskus, Edith Jandl, Ella Lampe, Mary Weber, Vivian Dutton, Viola Becker, Arlene Wood, Flossie Bartlett, Grace Trenary, Marie Parsons, Ethel Half- The Friendly Store PLAYTAPE™MUSIC MACHINE "ape Player and AM RADIO ift For Only 29 95 PICK PUSH NO MONEY DOWN $5,00 Per Month The Simplest, Most Convenient Music System Ever Created! It's completely portable—the fun and convenience of both a phonograph and a radio in one lightweight/ handsome case! Insert a cartridge for continuous music of your choice without interruptions or turn on full range AM radio programs. Battery operated—batteries not included. Makes an ideal gift for year-around fun! 43 4*02 4-TVNE, 1? MINUTf TAPI $1.49 LONG PlAY 6-TUNE, 24 MINUTE TAPE $2,98 Smith, Mary Rasmussen and Vera Fitch. Ruth Trunkhill was a guest. Mary Weber is a new member. Secret sisters were revealed and there was a Christmas gift exchange and new secret sisters were drawn. The January lesson is "Introduction to Famous Painters". Viola Becker, Eva Shipler and Mary Rasmussen plan to get the lesson. Several Christmas songs were sung at the close of the meeting. Myrtle Zwiefel and Ethel Smith will have the January meeting. Dues will be paid at this meeting. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Victor Fitch and Judy, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Grosser and Randy and Charles Mix of Gordon, Nebr. were Sunday evening visitors in the Harold Andreasen home. Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Marlow and family were Sunday dinner guests in the Wayne Eckels home near Britt. Mr. and Mrs. John Olivefia and Vickie of Colfax and Mr. and Mrs. Russell Parsons and family of Lone Rock were Saturday supper guests in the S. R. Parsons home. Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Marlow and family were Sunday supper guests in the Harley Rusher home, Bancroft. "It's never too late to learn, but we often learn too late." Safety Award To ASCS Personnel Cletus Muller and Richard Smith, drivers on the field crews of the Kossuth County ASCS office, were presented 4-year safe driving awards at a meeting held last week at the County ASCS office in Algona. The awards were presented for the National Safety Council. National Safety Council recognizes employees of ASCS in a Safe Driver Award program each year. These awards are made to those drivers who, in the line of duty, other than occasional drivers, have not had a driving accident during the year. The Kossuth County ASCS office was also recipient of a Certificate of Achievement in the field of farm safety from the Iowa Farm Safety Council. Curtis Haahr, manager, accepted the award for the Kossuth county office at the annual meeting of the Iowa Farm Safety Council held recently at Iowa City. Elect Officers Girl Scout Troop 440 met Dec. 6 at St. Cecelia Academy. Leader is Mrs. Gary Lane, with Mrs. W. K. Specht assistant, The following officers were elected: president, Barbara Cook, vice president, Colleen Hegarty, scribe, Phyllis Pentecost, treasurer, Sheryl Knecht, reporter, Debra Specht and historian, Jolene Lallier. Riverdale Rustlers Riverdale Rustlers I and n held their 4-H Christmas party Dec. 3 at St. Joseph's school hall. A pot-luck dinner was served. Installation of officers was held. The new officers are Colleen Reding, pfesident; Darlene Plathe, vice president; Janice Erpelding, secretary; Ellen Bormann, treasurer. The new members are Patty Reding, Carol Kohlhaas, Mary Kollasch and Sharlene Bormann. Awards were given to the 4-H meetings. Christmas gifts were given out. Guests were the nuns, Father Schumacher, Father Smith and the 4-H members' parents, and Mr. and Mrs. Grill. Wins Opener Dave Martin of Algona, former high school state wrestling champion, won his first match as a member of the Iowa State University varsity Saturday night, a 7-0 decision over Larry Elder as the Cyclones pummeled the visitors, 30-5. A contingent of Algona fans, including varsity wrestlers and members of the Booster Club attended the meet. REUNION Mr. Fred Evers, Clarence, enjoyed a visit from his sister whom he had not seen in 43 years when Mrs. Hilda Lampen of Diepholz, Germany came to Iowa to see her brother and family last month. Italy is second wine production. to France in NOW! OZITE CARPET TILES AND TOWN'N TERRACE CARPET Now a tile that wont leave you cold! Ozite introduces the soft, warm, quiet tile that never needs waxing or polishing.. because its carpet! Ozite Introduces the soft, warm, quiet tile that never needs waxing or polishing... because It's carpet! 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