The Humboldt Independent from Humboldt, Iowa on December 29, 1973 · Page 2
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The Humboldt Independent from Humboldt, Iowa · Page 2

Humboldt, Iowa
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Saturday, December 29, 1973
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Minor fire 'Twas the day before Christmas and the Humboldt Volunteer Fire Department was out extinguishing a small blaze in a trash can at 810 8th Ave. N, Ron Silbaugh doused the minor fire while Duane "Butch" Dreyer manned the fire truck's pump. Luckily, damage appeared to be limited to the can. The call came in at 11:02 p.m. fire records show.—Independent Photo. Forty ladies attend ALCW Christmas party OTTOSEN-Forty ladies attended the Wednesday, Dec. 19, ALCW Christmas party. Readings by Mrs. Louis Jacobson, Mrs. Allan Watnem and Mrs. Darrel Jones opened the afternoon activities. Carol singing was< accompanied by Mrs. Gerhardt Gosnell, who was also presented a farewell gift from the ALCW. Mrs. Earl Olson served as chairman of the downstairs committee. Mrs. Tom Jacobson and Mrs. Tom Bennett assisted in decorating the dining room. The Speich family Christmas dinner and gift exchange was at the home of Mrs. Ellen Royal Dresback, former Humboldt resident, dies 0 Royal Dresback, 66, Pomroy, a former Humboldt resident, died of an apparent heart attack at his home recently. Funeral services were held Dec. 21 in First United Church of Christ, Pomroy. Interment was in Union Cemetery. Survivors include the widow, Ann, Pomroy; sons: Keel, Spokane, Wash.; and Dean, Gulf Port, Miss.; six grandchildren; and two sisters: Mrs. Lee Fritz, Phoenix, Ariz.; and Mrs. Floyd Gordon, Hillsboro, Ore. Royal Dresback was born at Rutland, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charley Dresback. The family later moved to Humboldt where they lived for several years. He was married to the former Ann Aljets and the couple lived at Fort Dodge for several years before moving to Pomroy in August of last year. Mr. Dresback worked as a truck and bus driver. Tri-County Chorus to highlight benefit Tri-County Chorus will be featured at a benefit for Exceptional Opportunities Inc. (Shepard Cottage), a helping hand organization for retarded children and adults, at Burt Jan. 5. The benefit at Burt will be at 8 p.m. in Burt High School with admission tickets on sale at the door, $3 main floor, $2 bleachers, and $1 children. There will be no prior sale of tickets. In addition to the 52-member Tri-County Sweet Adeline Chorus, under the direction of Mrs. Dean Wilson of Humboldt, Corn Belt Mens Barbershop Chorus of Algona and Foreman, a quartet from Rolfe will also be featured. The quartet has reigned as Central States and International champions. Young Matrons sponsor party BODE—The program was sponsored by the Young Matrons who featured Mrs.' Odvin Hagen, Forest City, with an interesting talk on Africa. The new council men of the congragation were installed Sunday, Dec. 9, and the entire council met Tuesday Dec. 11. Archie Johnson was re-elected chairman; Clarence Smith, vice-chairman; and Homer Betz, secretary. Wilford Rood will again serve as treasurer and the nominating committee is Vernon Tompkins and LeRoy Selvig. Chairman of Deacons is Oscar Oppedahl and Education, Mrs. Ralph Jacobson. Mrs. Viola Thompson had Mr. and Mrs. Leon Gangestad and Mrs. Tina Dale for a 5 o'clock dinner, Sunday, Dec. 16. Senior Citizens group and the Friendship Club met Tuesday Dec. 18, in Community Rooms for a noon polluck "meal. They sang Christmas songs and had an exchange of gifts after which they played games. They enjoyed coffee and lunch before departing. Santa Glaus Day was observed Saturday, Dec. 15. The auxiliary had a bake sale in City Hall, The Legion, Auxiliary, Firemen, Business Men and Community Club all contributed to this group community effort—a free show in the community roorn with popcorn and Santa Claus arriving on a truck. The children received candy and apples. President, Dr. R. Thompson was in charge of lucky names drawn for 20 hams and four turkeys. Church LUTHERAN CHURCH Paul A. Ottd* P«t«f P*st«rEn|«lh»r<U HttffibttldMdW* Sunday, Get. dOt 6 4.W., Student Recognition Sunday: 9 a.m.. Coffee Hour; iCsafj a.m., Student- Recognltlort Sunday; No Sunday School Classes, Confirmation df Adult Class. Monday, Dec. 31: 6, a.m., Echoes Committee; All 1973 offerings in by noon this day, , 14 . ; Palis, Mml,; Oitftt ffls»% , Mm, ^hfi, ftttfl rttflfiSed fc6ftie S Officially firemen Marriage Licenses Thursday, Jan. 3s 12s30 p.m., ALCW Potluck Dinner; 6:46 p.mT, Children's, Junior and High School Choirs; 7:30 p.m., 7th and 8th Confirmation Instruction; 7:30 p.m., Senior Choir. Friday, Jan. 4: ALL ORGANIZATIONAL AND COMMITTEE PRESIDENTS AND CHAIRMEN, AND ALL TREASURERS, please have annual reports in the office by this date. Sunday, Jan. 6: 8 a.m., Worship with Holy Communion; Contemporary Service; 9 a.m., Coffee Hour; 9! 15 a.m. Sunday School, Confirmation and Adult Class; 10:30 a.m., Worship with Holy Communion; Traditional Service. READ THE WANT ADS Speich and Edwin, Sunday. Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Berninghaus, Fort Dodge, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Walston and Chuck, Gladbrook, Mr. and Mrs. Arland Speich, David and Steven, Cedar Rapids, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Speich, Michelle and Barry, Hampton, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Speich, Kevin, Daryl and LeAnn, Algona, Ruth Speich, Ames, and Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Walter, Renwick. Verne Trickle, Fairmont, Minn., was~a Tuesday dinner guest in the home of his sister, Mr. and Mrs."Ray Pentico. The Alian^Watnem family were Sunday evening visitors at the Howard Thompson home. Kris Meyer, Algona, was a Sunday afternoon caller at the home of grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Fowler. Margaret Holt and Mrs. Loren Daniel were Thursday afternoon coffee guests of Mrs. Merle Holt, Humboldt. The James Fowler family, Massena, arrived Saturday at the parental Kermit Fowler home for the holiday. Mr. and Mrs. Burton Henkins, Dawn and Donette were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Burton's parents at Emmetsburg, as were several other relatives. Humboldt Implement holds holiday party Dec. 19 proprietors of the Humboldt Implement Company, Mr. and Mrs. Murf Johnsen and Mr. and Mrs. Leon D. Kleiss, entertained their employees and wives at a Christmas party in the party room of Hillcrest Restaurant. Johnsen's mother, Mrs, Martha Johnsen, and Mr. and Mrs. Kleiss' children, Jeff and Sheryl, also attended. Attending were Mr. and Mrs. Richard. Rossow, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Clark, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Egel, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Helvick, Mr. and Mrs. Jim MfCollough, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Malo, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Olson, Mr. anil Mrs. Dave Hanna, and Mr. and Mrs. Don Omann. A steak dinner was served at 7 p.m. with the group seated at one long table decorated in the holiday theme including 14 red glass carriage-light candles. Hand made place-cards andTavors were at each place, and gifts from the company were presented. After dinner, bingo was played with the guests reseated at the large table. Mulled cider and Christmas sweets were served during a visiting hour at the close of the evening. . Three Humboldt men were recently Initiated into the ranks of the Humboldt Volunteer Fire Department. The three, Jerry Sehulti, Prank D*vii and Ron Sllbaugh are now lull-fledged members ol the local firefighter! according to Roger Day, public information officer of the department-Independent Photo. Mrs. Robert Houston and Mr. and Mrs, Dick Houston and Angela, Humboldt. Mr, and Mrs. Lewis Johnson, Hardy, and their daughter, Carol Ann Johnson, Oakland, Calif., visited Sunday afternoon with her mother, Mrs. Odessa Ersland, in Friendship Haven Health Center, Fort Dodge. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hardman, Anaheim, Calif., visited Sunday afternoon with Denice Olson in the August Olson home. Mrs. Hardman and Denice were roommates parents, Mr. and Mrs, James Gllllgan, Lu Verne. Lunch guests in the home of holt NebrHikd Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Skiye iiwvi rvoitfi «»•%«• Saturday afternoon were : Rev. and Mrs. Donald Glazier and family, Renwick, Mr. and Mrs. Jihrt G)a2ier Chlcag0( |, L( and Robert Huber, Rippey. Mrs. Roxie Johnson enter* tained her family at a potluck supper in her home Sunday evening. Present were Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Skiye, Hal and Jay, of near Hardy, Miss Jana Johnson, Des Moines, Mrs. Edna Johnson, Mr. and GIVE THE KIDS A BREAK IN 1974 the future belongs to tfie yottht, thai Is If they Me *rou«-l lont enauth to wtjofr HI This edmlflt y«»f reiotve to give your ekildreH totter 64di on irewlnt ue h»w»y, healthy MA with * dhanee to reap the full benefits »f Wf*. iron dan start off In the ear by promising to keen doors locked and safety belt! fattened, follow this up with home safety, Keen things out of reach that spell potential harm. Cer* talnly foreniost on this list would be any and all medicines and poisonous substances. YOU OR YOUR DOCTOR CAN PHONE CS when you need a delivery. We will deliver promptly without extra charge. A great many people rely on us for their health needs. We welcome rettietts for delivery service and charge accounts. HARDY-Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gilllgan and Aaron, Omaha, Neb., were dinner guests Sunday in the parental Fred Bottin home. 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