The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 19, 1967 · Page 10
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J-Algona (la.) Upper DM Moln« Tuesday, Dee. 19, 1967 ..by Evelyn I know now Santa and his helpers are working overtime in his shop for the signs are more evident each day. A big tree stands in the hall, decorated within an inch of its piney life, and I must say the girls, with the help of Bill Kading and his wife, have done a very grxxl job. And, of course, the other two floors have trees, too. - o - Added to this is a new planter arrangement — white and pink poinsettias with some greenery of course, and while artificial, it's very pretty. Thanks go to Hertha Uati who takes charge of the seasonal arrangements. and on hotter days we have the nice big trees they sit under. I never join them in either place so I don't know what momentous discussions take place. - o - Further evidence of the approaching holiday is the daily arrival of greeting cards. I have acknowledged two, so will go on from there. From Mr. and Mrs. William Cook, a very pretty winter scene, fir trees and falling snow. Edna Stebbins, Pomona, Calif., said she went shopping and didn't need a coat. Poinsettias bloom profusely and I know, for I have seen them there. Also, saw a large area growing them commercially and covered in tent fashion under white cloth. Presumably a frost protection, for it DOES get cold, in witness whereof are the smudge pots I remember. I suppose they are a thing of the past since the many groves have been destroyed to make room for housing, much to my disgust. From Pocahontas came a card from my cousin, VinnieStoddard. I wrote her recently and am wondering if she misses the warmth of Wichita. I don't believe she does. She is a native lowan. - o - Becky Jergenson, Mrs. D. E. Patty, Costa Mesa, Calif., says she is very busy and little Michelle is "helping". She wonders how her mother, Connie Merryman Jergenson (Mrs. Harold), could cope with five youngsters when one keeps her so occupied. - o - Evalyn McDougall wrote from Mason City and mentioned the melodeon. And the cycle of her life, for as I have mentioned, she is back where she and "Mac" were married. She recently saw my cousin Julia Cady at P.E.O. A card and letter from my cousin, Gayle Henderson Kierulff, Glendale, will require a long letter, too. This will be a wonderful Christmas for their little Kathryn - one year old last October, and I'd like to be there to see her reactions to all the things her doting relatives will be bestowing on her. Little Michelle Patty is another one I'd like to see. I still maintain Christmas Is more for the children, especially while they still believe in Santa Claus. - o - I have received notice I will be getting Arizona Highways and Unity from the Willis Bradleys of Minneapolis and Lucille Anderzen of Los Angeles, respectively. Thank you, my friends. I enjoy both. - o - A card from Maggie Pannkuk said she would write a letter after Christmas but right now she was swamped with getting greeting cards out. It was lucky Rose Mesing had her address on the envelope, otherwise I'd be wondering who had sent me an unsigned card. I think it was nice she didn't, for it gave me a chance to have a nice chat with her and I know her omission was because she had so many to send, she just forgot. - o - It didn't take me long to read a book I received, but it was full of good material, some on the serious side, some laugh giving, and I enjoyed it very much. - o - And another wonderful addition is a gas heater for the porch. On the milder days the men can go there and get such a wonderful view of the outdoors. In summer it is used a great deal, FOR PLUMBING HEATING COOLING INSTALLATION - REPAIR OR REMODELNG WE'RE AT YOUR SERVICE Phone 295-2104 LAING Plumbing-Heating-Cooling 12 No. Dodge, AJgona A card from Hazel Lusby, who went to Corona Del Mar to visit her daughter Marguerite, showed residences with low fences, behind which were blooming flowers, and even on the space between the sidewalks and road. She will be home Dec. 17 and will be met at Des Moines by her son-in-law and daughter, Eugene and Irene Hutchins. She made the trip both ways via plane. Fog entered into the picture when she went out. I hope conditions are normal for the return trip. * •H- •K * * * * •H•K * * * •H- * •X- * * •Jf •H- Join our Christmas Club now FEEL REALLY HO-HO-HO NEXT YEAR I ^3^ SAVE 50c to $10 weekly for 50 weeks in our Christmas Club ... have up to $500 for jolly, bill-free spending this time next year. Checks mailed in time for early shopping. Join up now! Convenient Passbook Savings * •* -* This it the best all-around savings plan for everybody — the best way to have money available when you need it ... the best way to build small sums into large. Dividends are paid twic« a year. Put any amount into your account . , . any time. •K •K * •x- HOME FEDERAL Savings & Loan Assn. * All Account! Fully Injured to $15,000 Save From The I5tb — Earn From The 1st SINCE 1917 - ALGONA, IOWA * ON PASSBOOK SAVINGS AND 6-MONTH INVESTMENT CERTIFICATES ' ' Savings Accounts insured up to 115,000 by F ederal Savings and Loan Insurance Comoratior "i ' What a wonderful gesture for Carrie Durant to leave the Methodist church $500 from her estate, though she was not a member. Quoting from a bulletin, "The Durant sisters were not members of our church, but the gift speaks the fact that they were interested in what the church stands for." - o - A card and note from Zaida Dingley Nugent contained a message which makes me want to talk with her. We'd have a lot of ground to cover and I am going to write her a letter soon covering some of the subjects. Her sense of humor has always been a delight and her husband Bill is surely salt of the earth. - o - A call from Claris Kresensky and Ruth Lewis, the latter leaving a Christmas "representative", and good reading material from both. - o - Bless you, Glenn Naudain, Rock Hill, S.C., for the personalized ball point pens. You must have been psychic for I was running low and would soon have been in need of just such an article. - o - From Scottsdale, Ariz, came an invitation to dinner at Emmetsburg. Well, I don't know what if s all about, but I know I am not in the market for Arizona property and unfortunately I have mislaid the whole thing, so 1 can't give you as detailed an account as I should, but needless to say, I am NOT attending the dinner but were I the gay young person I was once, I'd probably attend just to get the pitch of the whole thing. Oh yes, the food would be of interest, too I - o - And now to more serious business — working the cross word puzzles in a book Florence Beardsley sent me - printed in 1941. - o - A word to the wise I Employer to stunning secretary, "You understand the job is temporary ? As soon as my wife sees you, you're through." Many Pay Last Respects To Swea City Lady SWEA-EAGLE - Among those from out-of-town attending the funeral of Mrs. Arthur Anderson, Swea City, were Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Olson, Mrs. Frieda Seipold and Mrs. Amy Schoen, Buffalo Center; Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Anderson and Wayne Anderson, Williams, la.; Mrs. Ronald Peters, Webster City; Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Stoeber, Fenton; Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Olson, Henning Froom and Mrs. Jack Blien, Fairmont; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Ellman, Schetek, Wise.; Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Nelson, Boulder, Colo.; Judy Nelson, Rock Island, HI.; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Anderson, Sioux Falls, S.D.; Mr. and Mrs. Pete Ellman, Mr. and Mrs. Jakie Peterson, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Heetland, Lakota; Cecil Peterson, Estherville; Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Anderson, Aberdeen, S.D.; Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Hueper, Wells, Minn.; and Mrs. Merrill Hove, Bricelyn, Minn.; and others from Des Moines. - o Marcia Tobin had four friends in for a slumber party last Friday evening, on her 12th birthday, which was Saturday. Guests were Evelyn Rippentrop, Marcia Wasmoen, Janna Nachtigal and Kristi Thompson. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Thoreson attended the annual festival of music at Iowa State University, Ames, Sunday. Their son, Paul, is ^a member of the oratorio chorus. The Thoreson's daughter, the Willis Bahmanns of Hiawatha, met them at Ames and they attended the festival together. Jeanette Paul, 5, daughter of the Marlyn Pauls, spent last Wednesday and Thursday nights in the Fairmont Community hospital for a tonsillectomy. She returned home on Friday. Jeanette is in kindergarten in the Swea City school. Mrs. William Tobin returned home after another five days as a patient at Fairmont Community hospital. She is at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Brones, to convalesce. Darrel Newlin and V. E. Hazelhoff went to Harlan, la. last week for the deer hunting Saturday through Monday. Mrs. Hazelhoff was a Sunday guest at the Newlin home. Maxine Clark is spending three weeks-at the parental Glenn Clark home from Covina, Calif. She is attending California Baptist Theological Seminar there. Real Estate Transfers Loebig, Elry R., Exec, to George 0. & Clara J. Goetz 10-10-67 Lot 3 Blk 6 & N. Iff Lot 4 Way & Barrett's College Add Wesley. Swanson, Emma C., Wdw. to Delmar C. & Alice M. Anderson 10-13-67 E 10&' of OL 5 Richmond's 4th Add., Swea City. Brans, Mrs. Ollie, Wdw. to Melvin E. & Norma L. Ricks 10-11-67 Brun's Add. Titonka, Lot 7 desc. as see rec. Bunkofske, Irma & H. T. to Kevin C. & Charlotte Nash 10-16-67 S 1/8 Lot 1 Blk 85 & E 1/2 of S 1/8 of Lot 2 Blk 85 E 1/2 Lot 7 Blk 85 & all Lot 8 Blk 85 & the Orig. alleyway '•^sc, as see rec.) 0. P., Al- goruu Stebritz, Frank J. & Mary to Robert C. Riedel, et ux 10-17-67 Lot 18 of A. P. of NE 1/4 SE 1/4 2-95-29. A coot is an aquatic bird found principally in South America. JUDGE THE GEHL MIX-ALL ON YOUR FARM! 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