The Austin Daily Herald from Austin, Minnesota on December 19, 1958 · Page 8
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AUSTIN Paae 8 |l FRIDAY, DEC. 19,1958 :$$&{ 4 Showings Scheduled tor Nativity Pageant St. John's Lutheran Church will open its third annual Outdoor Nativity Pageant at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, the Rev. Robert B. Hamp, pastor, announced today. The Sunday performance was scheduled so that persons employed evenings could see it. There will be showings at 7 and 8 p.m. Monday and 7 p.m. Tuesday, the latter being followed by a carol and candleljghting service. A children's service will follow the Sunday showing. This pageant, which has nearly 65 in its cast, is staged on the church courtyard. Kenwood near Top Rating in 13 Counties to ASC Here College. Last year, an estimated 3,000 persons witnessed it. Directed by Mrs. Jerauld Hein, kindergarten teacher at St. John's Christian Day School, the Nativity pageant will have as its principal characters, for the third year Norbert Radmer as Joseph and Mrs. Fred Murphy as Mary. Other characters will be Mrs. Hans Helle as the angel, Russell and Ronald Heuton as the prophets, and Clifford, James and Jack Blowers, Ronald Heuton, Charles Draheim, and Dalvin Augusta as! the shepherds. The wise men are Lorenz Wuertz, Arnold Schlichting, ! and Wesley Klinger. The mother: who relates the story of the birth j of Christ is Mrs. Daniel Aughey, j and her children are Mark Smith! and Carol Fuller. The multitude of angels comes„from the high school and school children of the church, along with a portion of the choirs. - PIONEER MEMORIAL — Exhibits from Mower County's early history were placed on permanent display in the Pioneer and Historical Building Thursday. The items were collected in the treasure hunt sponsored by the centennial activities women's committee, headed by Mrs. Donald Weseman, who looks over the exhibit. SERVICEMEN M-Sgt. Wayne Slmonson is spend- Union's Needs Are Studied - -- " — -•-• !"". aim «»io. iTiuuiu uiiiiutiauu, mug, a i«uui;iier Crewman HI me Local 9 officials are holding a ... , „• j iu i i Narveson. The staging will Grand Meadow. Upon returning to atillery's Battery D, entered the ser ies of meetines to studv nrob- ^ttee-s office was named the out- be handled by Leo Brands, FerdLamp, his address will be US|Army in May 1958 and completed| ems ofthTuS ?aking parUn standing off.ce in the ^county, struck, and Bode The costuming 55568930 HGC-HGCo, PMGC,'Fort] basic training at Fort Carson j a Sscussion oHhe unto? preset Southeastern Minnesota District;is by Mrs. C. Blowers and Mrs. Gordon. Ga'. Wayne is a Grand;Colo oiscussion oune union present 11.:_ «..,....-.!«» 1 & uu _t j r«:i_i TN • 1 • .. __t. •' The lighting of the pageant is | nig the holidays with his parents, __ -~ . . , , .. . . "-' •-» » *•* ; ••»& V»1W AIV/1IV4OJ0 VltVll " iO h/UA V i 1 Ili3 ) Mower County s Agricultural,headed by Larry Heine and Nor-;Mr. and Mrs. Willard Simonson, Stabilization.and Conservation ed to' the 517th Artillery in Marine i City, Mich. King, a launcher crewman in the I GIFTS FOR THE NEEDY — Christmas presents of food and toys given by clubs and individuals in the county are piling up at the Mower County welfare office and will be distributed next week to 60 county families, including 200 children. Among the donors were the Austin Groups Give Yule Concert BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn.— A Christmas concert and program were presented at Blooming Prairie High School Thursday by the speech class, girls and mixed choruses, boys octet and concert band. Directors were LeMar Nelson, Mrs. Darlene Collins, James Imsdahl and Clifford Jones. The speech class adapted "The Cop and the Anthem," by O'Henry. In the cast were Ron Beckman, LaVern Christiansen, Phil Youngdahl, Jim Peterson, Burnell Hanson, Sandra Youngdahl, Maurea Spinier, Judy Halvorson, Romona Selstad, Beverly Steinbeck, Nancy Anderson, Maureen Pelton, Doris Syverud, Marjorie Johnson, Ann Ingyalson, .John Milton, Charles Ellis, Tom Noble, John Curtin, Clinton Hanson, Gaylen Harms, George Tonolli and James Oleson. Other sections of the program were piano solo by Carol Peterson, selections by the vocal groups, and the band. Chorus accompanist is Patti Benson. The Music Mothers were in charge of refreshments. 3 Sentenced in District Court Three men were sentenced and sentencing of one was delayed pending pre-sentence investigation in Mower County District Court this morning. John Jacob Reiter, Brownsdale, who had pleaded guilty of indecent assault several weeks ago was given an Indeterminate sentence not to exceed three years at St. Cloud Reformatory, but was put on probation. Jerry De Vriendt, Dodge Center, pleaded not guilty of second- degree burglary, but later with the approval of County Attorney Wallace Sieh and Judge A. C. Richardson pleaded guilty to a lesser charge — third degree forgery. Judge Richardson ordered a pre- sentence investigation and set bail 8t $500, which De Vriendt posted, Elmer Peterson and Douglas Dudas, Austin, each pleaded guilty of petty larceny and both were sentenced to 40 days in Mower County Jail. Victor Zeller Is Winner of Science Prize Victor Zeller, Austin High School senior, is the 1959 winner of the Bausch and Lomb honorary science award medal, Allan Peters, Junior Academy of Science adviser, announced today. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilton Zeller, 1111 Grove, Victor will be given the bronze medal at graduation for his high scholastic standing in science subjects. A similar award will be presented in almost 7,000 other schools throughout the country. Since its introduction in 1933, 125,000 winners have been named. Winners of the honorary science award are.eligible to compete for science scholarships, sponsored by the Bausch and Lomb Optical Co., at the University of Rochester. The Rochester, N. Y., firm provides for at least three scholarships annually, with stipends based on need. Their combined value totals; $9,600. Applications for such scholarships must be returned to the university by March 1. Both {he Bausch and Lomb science award and science scholarship programs have been approved by the National Association of Secondary School Principals and other educators throughout the country. These awards are gen erally recognized as evidence of superior scientific aptitude and are especially significant, Peters points out because of current recognition of the importance of greater emphasis on the teaching and study of scientific subjects. Christmas Programs in Hayfield Area HAYFIELD, Minn. — Christmas programs will be presented at two Hayfield area Lutheran Churches Sunday. At Trinity Lutheran, in Hayfield, the pageant will be presented at 8 p.m. with the entire church school taking part in the symbolic presentation of the Christmas Story. Christmas Day services will be at 10:30 a.m., the Rev. Truman Mails announced. At West St. Olaf, a rural church east of Hayfield, the program "The Light Shines," will be presented this morning. The efficiency award was presented to the office and to the office personnel by Ralph Grant, member of the state ASC committee. The ASC office administers the financial aid programs of the Department of Agriculture, including price support loans. The county award was accepted by Parker Goodsell, county chairman, and Kenneth Sprau, office manager. Individual awards were presented Sprflu, B. J. Huseby, past chairman, Henry Lausen and ,Mike Cotter, last year's commit- j teemen, Truman Locke, field super- l visor; and Joanne'Calkins, Mary IBoe, Isabella Morse, Ramona Klit- Vandals caused extensive dam-jzke, Beverly Johnson, Loretta Hil- Lions Club, Job's Daughters, Congregational Church Ladies Aid, Seventh-day Adventists, Sargeant Sunday School, Le Roy History Club', Oakland and Neveln Schools and YMCA. Miss Denise Simonson, welfare worker, is acting as Santa's helper. Vandals Hit Outdoor Trees age to Christmas decorations in Austin, police reported this morning. Eugene Overacker, 2319 E. Collins, told police two youths broke Ian, Mildred Ehlers and Louise Landherr, office staff. In making the award, Grant cited the accuracy and promptness of reports to the state office and out- will have of sound. Timing will be by Mrs. Russell Heuton. Claren Ottman, son of Mr. andj 'School in 1933. The senior choir, under the direc- Mrs. Marshall Ottman, Grand Airman 2-c Wayne Chilson, son tion of Dr. D. D. Clausen, will i Meadow, is stationed at Wold °* Mr - a "d Mrs. Walter Chilson, provide the background music.! Chamberlain Field, Minneapolis. j of L y le - arrived home Thursday The donkey for this year's pageant His address is 518-09-68, AC-train, for tne holidays. He will return has been furnished by A. A. Zie- j NAS, Minneapolis, Minn, mer. Ronald Cole is caring for' the animals. R °' rt Jan. 4 to Fairchild AFB, Spok- I ane, Wash. The Police Dept. and Park and ] of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer G. Haeny, i mankind WilliTm °R Pm^rk" mTt? fth r M°° pewrated 'i" .v ight £- recen ? y compiet -"™ "j's. i MrTt; in the project, the Rev. Mr. Hamp ed eight weeks of advanced ar- M . Renwick) Sr ., 1206 N. Oak, arrived in San Fancisco Dec. 17 aboard the aircraft carrier, USS Lexington. The carrier completed a five-months' tour of duty with said. 2 Hurt, 3 Get Traffic Tags Three drivers were tagged, two were injured and damage of $845 j reported in five traffic accidents, ed eight weeks of advanced armor training under the Reserve Forces Act program at Fort Knox, |Ky. I Haeny received basic -""nbat i training at Fort Carson, Colo., the 7th Fleet in the Far East, before arriving at Fort Knox. He is a 1958 graduate of Pacelli High School. 19 lights on a Christmas tree in islanding program review reports police reported today tnio ft*nnf *»»•**! 1 •*» n*4n V%«* tl*«* *•••«.*•.«!...___ ^^ ' * this front yard. (made by the supervisors. Someone stole eight lights from! "' *>» *** "«~" is an in- tree in the front yard of Mrs.jcentive to the other counties to| hn M»r.,,,V. cn ri=,,oi«-j ._j nut rhpir Vwct W n «,«!,. n , n ,l, '• _ John McGuire, 614 Cleveland, andiP u ' best into their work,' thieves took another 10 bulbs from i Grant said. Christmas decorations at the home j Last year the award was pre- of Lester Green, 2108 E. Winona. jsented the Freeborn County office Christmas bulbs were taken 'staff. The presentation was made from a tree at the home of Mrs . j at a conference of township corn- Howard Tallman, 200 N. Second, mitteemen on conservation prac- ta uama g e St C rf car Of Gary E. Peterson, 2105 Ellis, in a collision at 4:35 p.m. Thursday at Main and Allegheney. Peterson was tagged for failure to yield the right of way. Mary P. Lewis, 60, 1201 S. Kenwood, suffered a left hip injury and a dozen bulbs were broken tices in Liebenstein 4-H Hall. Ralph I and was tagged for running a red at a home in the northwest sec-jBrekke, district fieldman, is con-' tion of town. ducting the session. 3 Youths Nabbed in Skating Rink Brawl Youths picked an inopportune place to park Thursday after fleeing a brawl at the. lagoon skating rink. Ronald Johnson, 18, 1404 Walnut, Army Pvt. Russell E. King, son of Mr. and Mrs. George King, Spring Valley, recently was assign- SERV1CE AT TOETERVILLE Christmas eve service will be held in St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Toetervijle, at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday School children will present the program "In the Holy Night." light after a collision with the car of Elmer Young, Mapleview, about 5:50 p.m. Thursday at Main and Bridge. Damage of $125 was done to the Young car and $75 to the Lewis car. Damage of $225 was done to the j car of Robert K. Hornig, 2304 Collins, and $165 damage to the car' of Mrs. Gilbert Bawek, 1914 Mc-i Kinley in a collision at 7:10 p.m. I m. Tuesday. Three of the youths were appre- Louis Dudycha, 19, 1310 Grove, hended and a fourth is being was fined $25 or 30 days for pos- sought. The boys parked their car in the city lot across from the session of strong beer. A fourth youth involved in the fracas is police station after the fracas and!being sought. two of them were picked up at the \ First report of the fight was giv- Tower. en by Robert C. Lewis, 808 John- pleaded innocent to two charges j Thursday in front of 713 E. Colof assault, with trial set for 9 a. lins. Mrs. John Dolan, 1810 Col- jlins a passenger in the Bawek; car, suffered a slight head injury. Hornig was tagged for following too close. Other collisions: 4:55 p.m. Thursday, Service drive in front of Eagles Club, Albert L. Ferguson, 707 E. Allegh- TWIG SPROUTS A BLOOM — Allan Clark, 3, and Roger Baker, 3, look over a lilac twig that has blossomed, while being used as a prop. LILAC TWIG, USED TO PROP WEAK PLANT, BLOSSOMS today"on"an a as-1 break il up."He was hit and the 3:03 p.m. Thursday, Maple' SPRING VALLEY, Minn, -'ground, tied the petunia stalk to _ Ronald McKay, 19, 606 S. Seven- : son> He said the youths were beat-jeney, $30; Ralph J. Knauer, 1027H th, was fined $25 or 30 days in' ing anotne r youth and he tried to Municipal sault charge. McKay was also or- • >' outns fled in the car. Water, none. I near Main, Dorothy N. Herzog, 207 dered by Municipal Judge Kenneth ! Suffering bruises and broken• Cedar, none; hit an unidentified grow. K. McMillan to jail for 30 days i Basses valued at $35 was David parked car, $5. on a previous suspended sentence j Rosetn > 16 > 701 Monroe. Also re- a twig a mighty bush shall the twig and watered it. ! The petunia still stayed on the for possession of beer. Attend Conference On Electronics i ported struck was James Wolcott,! I nrli 4 M'orc «•/* Nob Hill. The Johnson youth is ,. O<l1 *"" CrS t0 Hosts to LeRoy Club , ., . . , v, f fha ? hpemng VaHey, much to the amaze-. ment of Mrs. Rex Howe. sick list. But the twig sprouted .buds, which turned green and last week burst into bloom. A second twig from this Fren... charged with assault in connection Hosts tO LeRoy Club ' raost two months a S° Mrs ' lilac bush, also used to prop an with the alleged attack on Lewis , Howe pulled a twig-off a lilac: a iii ng p i ant| has green buds, but and the Roseth youth. ! LE ROY ' Minn - ~ Plans to en-: bush that grows near the house hasn't bloomed yet. Several evergreen trees at the| tertain the LeRcv 4 " H cl «b '" and used u to P r °P "P a weak "In years of gardening, I never Morton Carney, director, a n d Lagoon were damagetl when thei januarv were made by the Locli Petunia plant. ,, ad thjs happen to me before," presen .„„,, c ... -. . , , , . i - ----- - - - -i • needs and its future are members ™i" j:,,„,." «"™ e i5'"c»l y ' .^"! Meadow High Scho01 and st ' Mar y The 23 -y ear " old soldidr was grad- of the executive board, bargain ., „, * _ . uated from Spring Valley High j ing committee, seniority board divisional chairman, trustees, and grievance representatives from the various departments. Two meetings have been held thus far with several more planned, union officers said. Two items discussed at length were no- work Saturdays and the general problem of too many summer vacations. Audience at Spring Valley Sets a Record SPRING VALLEY, Minn. — There was standing room only for hours in Spring Valley's elementary school auditorium Thursday night when 576 pupils took part in the school's Christmas program. Principal Paul Skageberg said at least 150 persons stood all through the show and another 200 left because of lack of seats. "Counting the cast, that means there were 2,000 persons here last night," Skageberg sa'id. "That's a record attendance." The primary grades presented an operetta, "The Lost Doll," and the upper grades presented a Nativity pageant. James Henderson County Gets 30 Miles of 'Greatest Road 1 Construction of the Austin Belt Line and Interstate freeway 891 through Mower County ii ptrt of the biggest construction project in the history of the United States $50 billion national freeway system which will link 209 American cities over 50,000 population with 41,000 miles of multiple-lane freeway. Minnesota will have 930 miles of this linkage at a cost of between a half million and $2 million dot- lars per mile, according to figures released by the State High* way Dept. to County Engineer G. Everett Carlson. The Mower County mileage will be approximately 30, Carlson said. U. S. Fays 90 Per Cent This Minnesota portion of the 13-year project will cost about a billion dollars with the federal government paying $829,600,000, or 90 per cent. All arteries in the system will provide limited access with no crossing intersections. There will be no gas stations or other commercial business along the right- of-way, but a system of signs for turnoffs to obtain gas, food, lodging and other services is being worked out. Three maximum speeds will range from SO to 70 milef an hour, depending on the terrain and th'» proximity of an urban area. Raised by Special Taxes Although the total eost of tli* program is tremendous, the 90 per cent federal share of the cost will be raised through taxes on gasoline, tires, recapping rubber and truck and bus permit sales. When the program was passed as the National Highway Act of 1958, it was found that two-thirdi of the expense of the 13-year project would be carried by taxes then already in effect. Thus the Herculean project will cost each motorist about |9 annually. The interstate system will be th« safest auto travel system yet devised in the United States. Ao. cording to safety engineer the muU tiple lane system will cut the U. S. traffic death toll by at least 3,500 a year. Schoofs Close for Christmas Vacation All Austin schools except Queen of Angels will start Christmas recess at the end of the school day today. | All schools will resume Jan. 3, the first Monday of the new year. Queen of Angels will start recess Tuesday with school also to be resumed Jan, 5. All schools in the Austin area have the same vacation schedules as the Austin schools, while Iowa schools generally will start their Betsinger Is Held Under $1,000 Bond was piano soloist and Sam Lindsey, vacation period next Tuesday vocal soloist. Mrs. David Schneider led in community singing. The students built their own stage sets and every student appeared on the program. James Betsinger, 18, 1415 Dun- j lap, waived preliminary hearing in Municipal Court today on a charge of third-degree burglary and was bound over to District ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP)-Po- Court under $1,000 bond. He was Albert Lea Police Shoot Skunk - First lice were summoned when a skunk got caught in a garbage can at the Chesley Gilbertson home and j the Austin area, then couldn't or wouldn't get out. The animal paid with its life for its recalcitrance, as witness this official police report: "Lt. Hjalmer Christiansen went out and disposed of it with his trusty .38. The skunk wasn't very fast on the draw." apprehended Wednesday and charged with several break-ins in Read The Classified Ads. Injured Woman Leaves Hospital STACYVILLE, Iowa - Mrs. lr-. vin Gerk, Stacyville, was released from Memorial Hospital, Osage, after an eight-day hospitalization with injuries suffered in a car- truck crash on the Mclntire Road. Camilus Raymond, electronics in- fleeing car ran over them. structor, at the Austin Area Vocational School attended an electronics conference at St. Paul for establishing standards of training for technicians under the National Defense Act. At the conference were directors at 7:30 p.m. All grade groups j and instructors from the state's will take part in the program ofj ei 8 ht ai ' ea vocational schools and songs, tableaux and choral read- electronic specialists from Minne- stta Mining, General Mills, IBM, i Minneapolis Honeywell and Uni- ings. 4-H Club during their Christmas party in the LeRoy Community Building. In other business, president El- ( wood Boe presided at initiation (Ceremonies for a number of new Christmas schedules for the East! members. • She pushed the twig into the an amazed Mrs. Howe said. Announce Schedules for Skating Rinks Side Lake, State Park, Kaufman and Lagoon skating rinks were an- Taking part in the Christmas nounced this morning by the Park Pr °f amu were Joyce Dickerson, _ __. . 11 .mrin Uo*»i*ti > trTt i /\»* TnAn««. TI and Recreation Dept. Harrington, Joanne Boe, READ THE CLASSIFIED ADS vac. High school students and grad- The schedule effective Monday ,^ aula Hanson ' and Barbara Boe. for the four rinks is 1 to 5 p.m.| J ° anne Boe was in char e e and 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays through \ Gifts wei ' e exchanged and lunch Saturdays and 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 The 1959 Schwinn Bicycles Are Here Jus! In Time for Christmas uates under 21, who qualify, may j enroll in the electronics or other! courses at the Austin school tuition free. Information on enrollment i to 9 p.m. Sundays and holidays.! Santa Day Set in Blooming Prairie ^? can be obtained by contacting Car- i •-- uey at the school office. j BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn.- Guy Elam Accepts Position in Duluth Guy Elam. son of Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Elam, 107 Eastwood, win. A comedy movie will be shown graduated from the University of Saturday afternoon in the Bloom- i Minnesota Thursday night, has acing Prairie elementary school i cepted a p o s i t i o n with Gamble gymnasium as part of the Com- j Robinson, Duluth, where he and mercial Club's Santa Day. jMrs. Elam will make their home „,. , . . ,. , i The show will start at 1 p.m. I after Jan. 1. Thursday with no f,re damage re-| and Santa wil , arriye m ^ ^ 'Sparks and Smoke, j but There's No Fire j Firemen were called out twice Trade in Your Old Bike On o New Beauty We Give "S&H" Green Stamps ON AU BUT FAIR TRADED ITEMS Small Payment Holds SwtfcM* MinMtoto't Oldett Schwinn Dealer MYERS CYCLE SHOP Attftia't Oaiy Exclusive Bicycle and Wheel Goods Store 109 f. iriegt St. "Sioce 1910" HE 3-9323 Over 100 Bicycles From Which To Choosa Gp*n «v»ry nit* till Chlrstmos. r „ i. J *i r, -- it fc"»w wmiVM Wil* A111YC Ul WWII dl | ported. At 7:00 p.m. they answer- :2:30 ridi the fire truck - ed a call at Sumner School, Med- i driven by CMef 8Richard Johnson |ary and Third. Sparks from an Santl| o{ course wilj have treats incinerator has caused a ftre scare. I {or tne children . ; Firemen also investigated a His parents and brother Charles attended the commencement exercises. smell of smoke at the home of V«_^ ; « . Mel Siegfried, 1616 W. Allegheuey, V*OmmUniO|| jet ; but there was no fire. \ Blooming CHRISTMAS PARTY RICEVILLE, Iowa — Saratoga Sunbeams 4-H Club entertained the Jamestown Jolly Juniors 4-H Club ] at a Christmas party in the Sara- FINED AT SPRING VALLEY i BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn. — toga Hall Monday. SPRING VALLEY, Minn. — An'Holy Communion will be celebrat-j Austin woman, Mrs. Camelia Wag-Jed at First Lutheran Church, at;< ner, was lined $10 and costs by;8 p.m., Dec. 31. The confirmation > Justice of the Peace Joe Petty class ol December 1956 is plan-,' for allowing an unauthorized periling a reunion at this service. The > son to drive her car. She wasJRev. Opie S. Rindahl, will be the j tagged by highway patrolmen near icelebrant and give the Commu- '•( Spring Valley. jnion meditation. TICKETS AVAILABLE AT: Wold Dtugi — Sterling Drugs fait Side Drugs — Austin Bowl For the AAUW CHRISTMAS BALL Men. Dec. 22. Terp Ballroom Chuck Hall Orch. $3.00 P*r Couple LAST Minute Gift Suggestion: GIVE AN ACCORDION THE GIFT THAT MEANS OF PLEASURE See Our Selection of Famous "TITANOS' Choose From New or Used Models • CONVENIENT DOWNTOWN LOCATION ZADWORNY ACCORDION STUDIOS "Austin's Oldtet and Largest Accordion Studios' 1 102 S. St. Paul Dial HE 3-9551 or HE 7-3566 Serving 12 Noon to 2:00 P.M. SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21st Roast Young Goose and Wild Rice .... $2.25 U.S. Choice Rib'.Roast of Beef, Natural Gravy $2.25 Whole Breast of Chicken, Dressing and Cranberries ....... $2.10 Broiled Beef Tenderloin Steak, Giant Mushroom Cap $2.75 Broiled Fresh Canadian VyaJleyed Pike, Tartar Sauce . . $1.95 Special Notice The Chandelier Room will be: Open until 7:00 P M only Christmas Eve. Closed All Day Christmas Day. Open for New Years Dinner, Watch for our advertisement. *Price oj Entree includes the ///// dinner

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