16-Algona, (la.) Upper Des Moines Thursday, D*c. 28, 1967 PIONEER PARTY The Pioneer Co. heldaChi'ist- tnas party at Van's Deo. 18. One hundred were present and the wives were also guests. Norbert Bierstedt and William Leek were honored for 15 years of employment with the company and Earl Elmore and Robert Munger were honored for 10 years. Perry Collins, A'ho is retiring, was also honored. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Sindelar gave a coffee Dec. 20 for Mr. Collins. Guests were men who have worked for him, and wives were included guests. - o PARTIES HELD Christmas parties were held Dec. 19 at both of the Good Samaritan Homes. Rev. Paul Han - sen of Titonka and a group of women from his church gave the invocation and songs. At the new home, Rev. Mack Carlson gave the invocation, he and Mrs. Carlson sang a duet, and there was group singing. Coffee and assorted cookies were served. - o JOLLY NEIGHBORS The Jolly Neighbors Club of Lotts Creek had their Christmas party with a dinner at Johnson House on December 14 at noon. Fourteen members and two guests were present. Christmas gifts were exchanged revealing Secret Pals. Names were drawn for new Secret Pals for 1968. Entertainment was led by Joanne Hackbartli, ZulabelErickson, and Mrs. Velillng. The next meeting will be January 17 with Lora Pijahn as hostess. - o CHRISTMAS PARTY Mrs. Ernest Theil entertained her 500 and Birthday Club at a Christmas party Wednesday afternoon. There was an exchange of gifts. - o Mrs. Ted Larson was hostess to her bridge club at a luncheon Wednesday. COFFEE HOSTS Mrs. Merle Webster and Mrs. George Wolfe entertained at coffees Tuesday morning and Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Merle Webster was hostess to a group of friends at a coffee Wednesday afternoon. MR. AND MRS. Merle Webster went to Des Moines Sunday and remained till Tuesday with their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Webster. WALTER FRAMBACH is a patient in the University Hospital, Iowa City. He recently had major surgery. He is an uncle of Dwight Frambach. MR. AND MRS. Dwight Frambach went to Whittemore Sunday to join other members of the family at dinner at Mr. and Mrs. Harold Frambach's. A FAMILY DINNER was held Christmas at Mr. and Mrs. Walter Wood's. Those present were the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Barton, Mr. and Mrs. Merle Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Metzger, Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Barton, Fairmont, and the respective families. The Ronald Bartons have recently moved from Storm Lake and he is employed at Roepke Motors, Fairmont. MRS. MAX BAST was met here Sunday by her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Burton Varcoe, Emmctsburg, who took her to their home for Christmas Day. MR. AND MRS. Wesley Bartlett had as holiday guests their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Seller, Storm Lake, and their son, Bill, Des Moines, who is a student at a medical and surgical school. The Sellers will also spend some time at St. Benedict with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Julius Seller. Mrs. Fern Foster was a dinner guests of the Bartlett's Christmas. MRS. HAROLD SMITH was visited Monday by Mr. and Mrs. Leo Richter, Titonka, and their daughter, Mrs. James Brauhn and Marc Leon, Marion, Ala. MR. AND MRS. James Baker went to Davenport to spend the Christmas weekend with their daughter, Sheri, who is employed there and had only two days vacation. She is attending an art school, also. MR. AND MRS. Ruppert Young were Christmas dinner guests of the latter's mother, Mrs. Mary Fietz, Estherville. Christmas Eve they were guests of Mrs. Young's niece and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Elbe: t, Whittemore. A FAMILY DINNER was held Christmas at Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Anderson's. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Roger Anderson and children, Kearney, Nebr., Mr. and Mrs. Ray Anderson, Mrs. Alice Wilkins and Mrs. Twilla Bartholomew. MRS. HAROLD SMITH was supper guest Friday at the home of her cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Metzger, Lotts Creek. METHODIST SCHOOL of Missions will begin Jan. 7 at 4 o'clock and will continue each Sunday through January. Mrs. L. L. Riter and Kirk Hayes will teach the course on Japan. Mrs. Florence Hayden, Mrs. Martha Albright and Mrs. Roy Hutzell will teach the course on "Encounter of Faiths." DR. KARL HOFFMAN is spending the holidays at Bronxville, N. Y. with his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Al C. DeCrane and family. MR. AND MRS. Max Bartholomew had as guests Christmas the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Peterson, brother- in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Hoover, Titonka, Mrs. Marguerite Kalar, Max's father, M. A. Bartholomew, and the daughters, Trudy and Gayle. Trudy has completed her practice teaching in Chicago and Gayle is a student at Simpson College, Indianola. MR. AND MRS. William Cook are being visited a few days by their daughter, Henrietta, who came from Washington, D. C. for Christmas. She also was with her sister, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Volk and Vincent. MR. AND MRS. Walter Zentner entertained at a family dinner Christmas and had as guests their son-in-law Mr. and Mrs. James Kelley and Jean and Mrs. Barbara Krug and family, West Bend. MR. AND MRS. PaulOstwinkle had as guests Christmas and for a few days the daughters, Paula, Des Moines, and Mary Ann, Minneapolis, and Mrs. Ost- winkle's mother and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Phillips, Vermillion, S. D. GUESTS AT the Ken Cowan's for dinner Christmas Day were her father, B. M. Bakken, and Mrs. Theresa Spongberg. The son, David, was also home from Mankato State College and will return there Jan. 3. A CHANGE IN plans in the Ed Hagg family and the son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Tolsdorf and family, Osage, were not here Christmas. They will be here at a later time. The Haggs spent Christmas morning at the Hugh Black's. MRS. JULIUSSEILER, St. Benedict, had as guests on Christmas the Henry Sellers, Mason City; the Michael O'Briens, Fonda; the Mike Sellers, Waverly; Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Seller, Storm Lake; and Linda Seller, Carroll. Callers were Darrell Downs, Sibley; Anna Bleich, Grandma Seiler, and Mrs. Roy Houchins, Algona; and Mrs. Harold Thill, Tracy and Todd. Cecil Todd Funeral Held At Bancroft Funeral services for Cecil P. Todd, 75, Bancroft, were held at. 10 a.m. Saturday at Garry Funeral Home. Rev. A. W. Nelson officiated. Mr. Todd died of a cerebral hemorrhage Thursday on the way to St. Ann Hospital, Algona. He became iU while down town in Bancroft. He was born April 9, 1892 in New Franklin, Mo. He came to Iowa in 1915, and to Bancroft in 1938. He married Clare Kay Feb. 6, 1923 at Sioux City. He was a mechanic in Bancroft until retiring. Survivors include a brother, Edward of Philadelphia, Pa. Licenses To Wed Three wedding licenses were issued by County Clerk Alma Pearson this week. They went to Nicholas R. Alexander and Julie Johnson, Dec. 22; and Bruce A. Walter and Catherine M. Stecker; and Johannes F. Vollmer and Barbara J. Stenzel, Dec. 26. RAILROADER James McElroy, Belle Plalne, retired last month after working 50 years with the Northwestern Railroad. He started as a call boy In Belle Plalne In 1917. MUST SELL! PRICES SLASHED DRASTICALLY ON COATS, DRESSES SPORTSWEAR. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^jgffjmjjfim ^^MPBBBBBHBHBBBMBMBH^^^HHHMHBBM^M^^HM^M^^^^^BBi^^^^HBHH^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^* COATS: over 200 coats, including fur trimmed, trimmed, car on utilities. over 300 in juniors, regulars, petites, sizes. to S20 on PORTSWEAR: Including blouses and also millinery sweaters, Limited num- so The Chrischilles Store Algona, Iowa \\\ We join in wishing each and every one of you an enjoyable and prosperous New Year. May we all work together to keep our community co-operative, progressive and friendly \\\ :\ WE WELCOME 1968! UNIVERSAL MFG. CO. and WEIDENHOFF CORP.
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