Erdmon MANY COUPLES attending the Christmas San Monday e*en- ing are planning to get festivities off to an early start with din- Mrs, cocktail parties and buffet suppers. Mr. and Mrs. .Walter R. Lafondresse, 304 N. Burr Oak, will entertain at their home, as will Dr. and /Mrs. Albert D. Fetttk, 1300 W. Allegheney, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Robbins, 1707 Sun Valley Road, and Mr. and i Mrs. George tt. Aanstad, 1612 W". Allegheney. Dr. and Mrs. C. E. Schrafel, Highway 18-W, wfll entertain guests from Albert Lea; Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Shugart Jr., 811 Cleveland, will be hosts at a dinner party,, and the Gerald Olstads, 706 Locust, will serve a buffet supper. Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Kuechenmeister Jr., 1307 W. College, will entertain at King's Wood Hotel and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Strong, 604 Park, will have their guests at the Old Mill. Also entertaining in their homes will be Mr. and Mrs. Arnold J. Lund, 1314 Lyndale; Mr. and Mrs. Race Crane, Austin Rt. 5; the Arlo Jordans, 2001 Clark; Dr. and Mrs! Richard Nordin, 811 Monroe. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Schneider Jr., 707 Miller Road, have invited guests as have Dr. and Mrs. Thomas M. Seery, 300 S. Kenwood, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bulger, Fairvlew Place. Sponsored by the American Association of University Women, the ball is a benefit affair with proceeds to be given the AAUW scholarship funds. Tickets for the ball to be held at the Terp, will be available at the door and booth reservations must be made at j the ballroom office, * • , • • HELP! HELP I Mrs. James Verchota, 405 Lyman Lane, is afraid she's going to have more- guests Sunday than she can possibly handle. Last week, we mentioned that she would entertain 40 classmates of the Austin High School class of 1956, who have held an annual get-together since their graduation. Soon after, Mrs. Verchota .was informed that other members of the class hadn't read the item carefully and thought the open house was for all 1956 AHS graduates. 'Tain't so— just those 40 who received invitations. * * • • ONCE AGAIN it's time to give us a ring on the telephone or a note in the mail if you'd like an item on THE HERALD page of Christmas notes next Wednesday. ' ' You have plenty of time, but don't wait until the deadline which is 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. If you're having guests or whatever your holiday plans are, add your bit to the list of holiday events. Phone if you like, leave the information at our office or send it through the mail, but do -let us hear from you. * • * • IT DOESN'T happen very often, so that's probably why it was so much fun for about 70 students who were invited to have lunch at the home of their teachers this week. , Mrs. Carol McGrath, who teaches fifth grade at Shaw School, and Miss Janet Dickson, sixth grade teacher at Ellis School, have adjoining apartments at 406 S. Main, and must .have decided they'd enjoy luncheon guests Wednesday. They invited their classes, totaling about 70 boys and girls, to have lunch at their homes. The kids and teachers, too, enjoyed ail the activities which included boarding a chartered bus for a trip to the Skully and Carpenter Rest Homes, where the youngsters sang Christmas carols. They then returned to their classrooms to open gifts. * * • • AN OPPORTUNITY to renew old acquaintances and meet new friends in an informal manner is the purpose of the Austin High School alumni dance next Saturday. The time is 8 p.m. in the school cafeteria. This get-together, emphasizes W. R. Kirchdoerfer, assistant principal, is open only to former AHS students who are in the armed forces or attend college, and their guests. Sponsored by the AHS Student Council, party arrangements are being handled by Marilyn Speten, general chairman; Sally Kentta, SC secretary, and Doug Wright, SC president. Mono Ladies Aid Red Cross Unit Appoints Secretaries Mona Lutheran Ladies Aid met Thursday at the church parlors and appointed department secretaries. They include: Mrs. Martin Willinger, life membership and in memoriam; Mrs. LeRoy Johnson, radio; Mrs. George Rohde, charities; Mrs. Almo Jahr, promotion; Mrs. Gladys Steene, education; Mrs. Victor Anderson, missions. Mrs. Alfred Larson and Mrs. Lardan Halverson were hostesses and Mrs. Mense Fossey led in devotions. A playlet, "Letter From Paul," was presented by Mrs. Peter Anderson, Mrs. Norris Anderson, -Mrs. Fossey, Mrs. Larson, Mrs. Raymond Carlson, Mrs. 01- ven Nelson. Gives Holiday Gifts Gifts for the children at the Minnesota State School, Faribault, were contributed by members of the Sargeant Red Cross Unit at a Christmas party Tuesday afternoon. Funds were also given to the unit for the purchase of additional quilt materials. Mrs. Lillian Heydt, hostess, read a letter of thanks from Red Cross headquarters, Austin, for the four quilts given by the Sargeant unit. A picnic luncheon was served following a social afternoon. Additional Society On Page 11 JUDITH TALLMAN Miss Judith Tollman and David Shurson Betrothal Announced Mr. and Mrs. Howard A..Tallman, 200 N. Second, announce the engagement of their daughter, Judith Anne, to David S. Shurson. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Corliss Felton, 2305 Lincoln Parkway. "* Miss Tallman is employed as a secretary in the Austin Public School System and Pvt. Shurson is serving with the Army and will be stationed in Europe. No date has been 'set for the wedding. Christmas Party for Mission Circle The LeRoy Baptist Mission Circle held a Christmas party Wednesday at the Richard Harvey home. The program included the singing of carols, devotions by Mrs. Gordon Nymann, prayer by Mrs. Wilbur Volkart. Mrs. L. E. Nauman reported on birthday and Christmas gifts sent to missionaries. Gifts were sent Mrs. Wesley Swedberg, who is ill. Members discussed White Cross work and the packing of holiday boxes for shut- ins by the mission circle and Dor cas Society. Study Club Meets at Volkman Home Mrs. William Volkman was hostess to the Brownsdale Study Club, Wednesday afternoon. A report, "Saudi Arabia," was made by Mrs. Carlisle Madison and Mrs. Ray Peet gave the topic, "Lookout Posts." Each member was presented with a miniature Christmas stocking by Mrs. Elmer Heydt. Town Country Club Holds Dinner Party The Town and Country Club of LeRoy held a holiday dinner party Wednesday evening at the LeRoy Municipal Building. Cards were played with prizes awarded Mrs. H. 0. Otterness, Mrs. E. J. Malcomson, Elmer Me- Roberts and Roy Sigler. Mrs. Benjamin Fifer received the door prize. Recitation of Rosary Opens Unit Meeting Recitation of the Rosary opened the meeting of St. Florence Unit Thursday evening. Members met with Mrs. Rudolph Uher, 902 Park Mrs. Harry Dixon and Mrs Christ Bock assisting. Christmas gifts were exchangee and winners in cards were Mrs Anna Mittelstadt and Mrs. Joseph Boch. Mrs. Bernard Olson was awarded the door prize. Her Message Is for 'The Rock' By ANN LANDERS Dear Ann: I'd like to tell "The Rock" to stop feeling sorry for herself. The biggest rock of all daughter is driving me out of my mind. Louise is vile-tempered, sassy and lazy. When she was two her father left us and I had must be in her head. |to go to work. She lived with a She envies her sisters because i succession of aunts and housekeep- they are "blissfully married." She moans because she has no man of her own. Well, she's welcome to mine. I'm not bitter- just experienced. Most marriages are far from the dream situations that the manless career women imagine them to be. I started o u t young and bright- eyed. My husband had nothing. I was patient »nd uncomplaining. My marriage has brought me very little happiness. It's been one crisis after another. My husband was busy with other women till he "reformed." In reality he got tired and worn out. Now he spends his time at lodge meetings, poker games or aaleep in front of tht TV. .The Rock has it good. She's free to come and go as she pleases. She eqros her own money and spends it as she sees fit. Perhaps she's missed some of the joys of marriage, but she's missed plenty of thj grief, too. No one can have it Ana Landers ers. I had an unsuccessful marriage when she was five. Her step-father was alcoholic and for four years our home was like a prison. Last year I married a wonderful man but Louise refuses to accept him because her step-father was so mean it left terrible scars on her mind. It has come to the point where we hardly speak a civil word to each other. Last night I asked her to sew a rip in her blouse and she said "Let the sleeve fall off. I don't care." I got so mad I almost slapped her. My husband's sister is childless. She has begged me to let Louise live with them. Louise wants to go. She visited there last summer and got along fine. They live 200 miles fromtjiere and there's a good high school in that city. Shall I say yes? - VIVIAN By all means let her go. You two need to be relieved of one another's company for a while. The pillar-to-post treatment got Louise off to a poor start. Her temper, sassiness and laziness are manifestations of insecurity. And a 16-year-old girl who'd rather let both ways. i her gl fall ff y^ . The career woman who « mis- ^ ^ ; arable because she .' alone might do well to look around at some of her married friends. Plenty You her 6 . of th«m are alone, too. - WIFE . I suggest you get outside help m g absence and learn what makes children hostile. With OF A FLOP DMT Ann: My If year • old some kulfht you should b« ablt to improve the relationship. It's pretty late in the game to es tablish lines of communication bu it may not be hopeless. Dear Ann: I'm writing this from work. It may not seem like much of a problem to you, but it's driv ing me nuts. The office furniture was recent ly re-arranged. An elderly gentleman bad his desk turned aroum so that we sit face to face, all day long. He smokes cigars, cig arettes and pipes incessantly. Th only time I get relief is when he goes to lunch. The constant smoke screen is making me sick. Can this be handled in a tactful way Help, please! — CHOKING TO DEATH Apparently the smoke-stack is addicted and asking him to cui down or out would be useless. Go directly to the person whose bright idea it was to change the furni tore and request the old arrange ment. CONFIDENTIAL TO BIZZY DIZZY: You sound too "popular' for your own good. Doesn' all that traffic wear out the rugs? Where's your mother? Does almost everyone have good time but you? If so, send for Ann Landers' new booklet, "How To Be Well-Liked," enclosing with your request 20 cents in coin ant a large, self-addressed, stampec envelope. (Ann Landers will be glad to 1 help you with your problems. Send them to her in care of THE HER- i AID enclosing a stamped, self-ad-j dreued envelope.) 1 NEWS for WOMEN COMING tVENTS. SUNDAY * VPW AUXttJARY and Post Will old a children's Christmas par- y In the afternoon at the VFW Hall. MONDAY UNITY CHAPTER 29, Order of Eastern Star, will meet in the veaing at the Masonic Halt. VFW AUXILIARY and Post will meet for a 6:30 potluck supper at the VFW Hall. Collectors Club Christmas Party atPlunkettHome A Christmas party was enjoyed jy the Collectors Club Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs, Hugh 'lunkett ST., 609 N. Kenwood. She was assisted by Mrs. Warren ?lun- tett, Mrs. Carl Baudler and Mrs. Matthew Darr. The program with a setting of Christmas was announced by Mrs. 'lunkett Sr. Mrs. John Scallon read "The Mother and Child" by Margaretta Salinger, director, of he Metropolitan Museum of Art, elling of the Madonnas of the Renaissance period and other Ma- lonnas of Italy. Pictures of ma- ionnas from the collection of Mrs. Marion Jenks were on display. "What Makes a Memorial Christmas?" was Mrs. Plunkett's topic. Cards, hats and other Christmas attire were displayed. Mrs. Ethel Hall Home gave a topic on Christmas decorations, how to make them and display them. During the business session, Mrs. Hazel Watkins gave a report on the centennial dedication. She told •f the arts and crafts displayed the collectors which helped in be Minnesota centennial celebra- lon. Mrs. D. A. Hormel announced he next meeting, Jan. 7, with the Seek and Find Club. Carl Brill will be the sepaker. Refreshments were served by An. Plunkett and committee as Mrs. Baudler poured. PERSONAL NOTES The Brownsdale , firemen and heir wives held a dinner party Tuesday at Lansing Corners. Mrs. Stella J. Smith, 703 W. Oak- and, has returned home after surgery at St. Olaf Hospital. Mrs. John Utzinger, Spring Valey, observed her 92nd birthday Sunday at a family dinner party at her home. Oliver J. Nasby, 400 Courtland, eft today by plane for a 10-day visit at the home of his son-in- aw and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Furtney and children, Los Angeles. The Busy Beaver Home Extension Club met for a Christmas party Tuesday evening with Mrs. Dennis Schleusner, Dinsmoor Acr»s. The January topic will be 'Oven Meals." About 60 employes of the LeRoy Lures, their husbands and wives were guests of Donald and Paul Bothum at a dinner party Wednesday at the LeRoy Bakery Cafe. Gifts were presented the hosts and Donald Mahoney. ROSEMARY BUCHANAN '*•-> Rosemary BuchonaA and David Lestrud Plan June Wedding Mr. and Mrs. Duane Buchanan, Oakland, announce the engagement of their daughter, Rosemary, to David Lestrud. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Lestrud, Austin Rt. 4. The wedding will take place in June. Ellen Marie Olson Engaged to Marry Gary C. Grabau Mr. and Mrs. Julius Olson, Ostrander, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ellen Marie, to Gary C. Grabau, son of Mr. and Mrs. Armie Grabau, Spring Valley. No date has been set for the wedding. Mrs. Eisterhold Joins Friendly Club Mrs. Frances Eisterhold was welcomed as a new member when the Friendly Get-to-Gether Club met Tuesday. Mrs. Warren Hanson, rural LeRoy, was hostess. Secret pals were revealed as gifts were exchanged and bingo was played. Mrs. Ernest Nagele, LeRoy, will entertain in January. St. Catherine Unit Meets for Supper St. Catherine Unit met for a potluck supper Thursday at the home of Mrs. Emmet Enright, 806 Grove. Five hundred was played with prizes awarded Miss Kathryn Uschold and Miss Jean Marion. Mrs. Eldon Larson won the door prize. The January session will be with Mrs. J. E. Farrell, 608 grove. Mrs. Klapperick Entertains Unit St. J(ide Unit met Thursday evening with Mrs. Kenneth Klapperick, Cedardale Addition. Recitation of the Rosary was led by Mrs. Ralph Felsheim and after the business session, bingo was played. Prizes were awarded Mrs. Lewis Grebin, Mrs. Daniel Przytoiski and Mrs. John Delaney. Mrs. Przytoiski also received the door prize. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Harold Peterson, Austin Rt. 1. Miss Lois Kopka Weds Darrylingelhardt at Rieeville Church Miss Lois Kopka, daughter -of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Kopka, Rlceville, and Darfyl Engelhardt, son o< Mr. and Mrs. Abner Engel* hardt, Lime Springs, Iowa, were married last Saturday. Hie Rev. Walter Schroeder performed the ceremony at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Rice^ille. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a ballerina- length gown of white satin with a lace overskirt. Her fingertip veil was held with a tiara and she carried a colonial' bouquet of pink roses. Mrs. Opal Polen was matron of honor wearing a gown of green nylon over satin. The bridesmaid, Miss Judy Engelhardt, was attired in a gown of rose nylon over satin. Each carried a bouquet of white carnations. Orval Engelhardt attended the groom as bestman and Roger Womack was groomsman. Ushers were Orval Kopka and Larry Engelhardt. A reception was held in the church parlors. Mr. and Mrs. Engelhardt will make their home in Waterloo. Truthseeker Class Makes Contribution The Sergeant EUB Church Truth- seekers Class voted to contribute a Christmas offering to the Minister's Benevolent Fund when members met with Mr. and Mrs. Bert Anderson, Tuesday evening. The gift will be dedicated at the Christmas Eve services at the church Raymond Bartel reported the wayside sign board, Waltham corners, a class project, had been recently changed. Letters were written to youth of the church serving with the armed forces •**•» w "*o »T»K»» b*ie ai iiicu iUivJCSi •»••••«•*• *»••»[-»« www»*v») 0**«uii AWIUIU Officers were extended thanks for vanilla wafers, a jar of candied services the past year. T-iv vr * n w -, ' n votions and E. 0. Heydt offered flavorings and a color kit. raer - • - - — - prayer. Mrs. Heydt was in charge of games during the recreational period. Guests included the Rev Edward Stevens and Lowell An derson. HOMEMADE CANDrES — Homemade candies are a delicious addition to holiday goodies. RECIPE ROUNDUP Basic Fondant Recipe Offers Variety of Homemade Candies By NANCY NAHNSEN There's just nothing like homemade candy. You often .hear that statement, especially during the holiday season. Here, for example, are delicious and colorful variations on a basic cooked fondant, starting with Candy Cookie Zoo Chains to enchant the children. Hang them on the Christmas tree or garland a party table with them, then give the sections away, snip by snip. Have on hand, three boxes of animal-shape cookies, small round cherries, a can of walnut halves, ^ lb - P itted dates > pure vanilla, alraond ' PWermint and maple Basic Cooked Fondant 2 cups sugar 1 cup water 3 tbs. light corn syrup Put sugar, water and corn syrup St. Olaf Lutheran Church SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21 PASTORS: Arthur L Swtinon, Jom.i f. Brgot.n, M. 1 Hougt SERMON: "DO I KNOW JESUS?" The 10:4S A.M. Mivlct It broadcast ovtr radio station KAUS. SUNDAY SCHOOL: 8:45, 9:45, 10:35 and 11:15 A M. CHILDREN'S WORSHIP SERVICES: 8:45, 9:45, 10:35 and 11:15 A. M. SUNDAY SCHOOL CHRISTMAS PROGRAMS: 2:30 P. M. — Primary Dipt. 4:00 P. M. — Kindergort.n Dept. 7:30 P. M. — Junior - Intirnudiatt Dtpt 7:00 P. M. — Hi Uague Tobogganing Parry. M«.'t at tht church. 7:00 P. M. — M * M Club. Mut in th. Almo Murray Rec«ption Room CHRISTMAS m — Two services — 9:30 and 11:00 P. M. CHRISTMAS DAY FESTIVAL SERVICE — 11:00 A. M. WUR CHOIRS IN THRILLING CHRISTMAS MUSIC. n a saucepan and cook, sitrring onstantly until sugar is dissolv- •d. Remove spoon and do not stir gain. When candy begins to boil, over pan and cook for 3 min- AUSTIN (Minn.) H6RA10 tL Saturday, D«e. 20, W8 9 utes. Remove cover; cook to 891 degrees (soft ball stage), ttenwn from heat and pour at «*» MI ft cold wet platter. Coot ullhl lufci» warm, 110 degrees. Beat With piddle or spatula until the fondant becomes white and creamy, Thefl knead with hands so it Will not crumble. Put it away in a bowl or jar, cover well and let stand 24 hours lonfir, Makes about l'/4 cups. CANDY COOKIE ZOO CHAIN- Warm >/4 cup fonant in double boiler. Blend in % tsp. pure vanilla extract. Dip 1 box animal crackers one at a time, into melted fondant; drain and place on wax paper. Repeat twice, tinting second batch pink, third batch green with a few drops of pure food coloring. Wrap a white, pink and green candy cookie in a three- inch strip clear plastic wrapping. Twist wrapping between each cookie. Repeat; tie sections together with ribbon bows to make chain. Small round vanilla cookies, candied the same way, make a chain of colored circles. ALMOND CANDIED CHERRI- RECIPE ROUND UP (Continued on Page 11) > PRICE On a Wide Variety of JEWELRY and GIFTS JANE'S Drapery & Gift Shop 114 N. Main Austin THE IDEAL CHRISTMAS GIFT! PARAMOUNT THEATRE GIFT TICKETS IN $5.00 and $2.50 BOOKS YOU SAVE WHILE YOU ENJOY YOURSELF IN COMFORT THESE SPECIAL BOOKS WILL NOT Bi ON SALI AFTER CHRISTMAS DAY, DEC. 25th SPECIAL GIFT FOLDER FOR KIDDIES APPROVED MOVIES STARTING SATURDAY - JANUARY 10th WITH PERFORMANCES AT 1:00 and 3:00 P.M. THE PRICE FOR THE EIGHT SHOWS IS ONLY $1.00 or 12V£c A SHOW YOU CAN'T AFFORD TO KEEP THEM HOME AT THIS SPECIAL PRICE. THIS CHILDREN'S SERIES IS SPONSORED BY THE BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S CLUB OF AUSTIN FOR A WORTHY CAUSE. THIS SPECIAL TICKET ON SALE THROUGH JAN, 10th. BUT BUY NOW AS ONLY A LIMITED NUMBER WILL BE SOLD THIS IS THE BIGGEST AMUSEMENT BARGAIN OF THE YEAR REGISTER FOR A FREE $100 U.S. SAVINGS BOND TO BE GIVEN AWAY EVERY DAY AT STERLING! designed for giving ... beautiful, beautiful perfumed Bath Powder by Faberge Complete with colorful lambs woo> ballet puff...3.75 Aphrodisia Woodhue Tigress Act iv STi DRUGS beautifully flocked ObriihMs Tre* m pink, whit* or turquoise Opt* CtriAt novelty ttyrofoam Yuldtide Arranged! Flowers ton bo telegraph* ed anywhere —for delivery on Christmas! beautiful Mums Roses Carnations Novelties for Gifts Novel Christmas Candles Beautiful Corsages Ph. HE 3-2316 FLORISTS 51OE. Water HOURS: Open till 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 22 and 23; alia Open Wednesday, Christmas Eve. till 6 p.m. Op«n Christmas Pay till neon.
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