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Christmas "Pleasant*" Seen in Algona Stores BY THE ROVING REPORTER . The photography field today offers a multitude of gift choices, and many Algona stores feature a large assortment of .photo-taking and photo-making equipment, for the novice or more experienced picture-taker. The lady of the house is using an inexpensive flash camera set-up that enables her to catch day-in and day-out episodes around the house. There is everything to give from a box camera up to the complex German makes, found locally. Among the newsy and exciting new holiday blouses to be found in Algona stores is the type pictured here, called the Jockey blouse. It's styled like<;a jockey's racing blouse; with" authentic colors, and .so on. , It even has a drawstring at the waist. , This is just one exarrfple of many to * be found in local store's gift as 1 - ' sortments. f .. ' *. . • - More and more, men are coming to appreciate a good ward- 1 '' irobe 6f "leisure" togs, 1 clothes they ' '" 'can' 1 slip oh and feel comfortable as an old shoe in. Besides, such clothes put a man in a relaxed frame ol mind. Typical of-such sports togs is the zipper - front jacket pictured here, found in a local store. It is a dark color all- wool jacket, fully lined, with neat color contrast. Most men I are showing a preference today for these all-season type jackets. Tuesday, Deternber f, 19S4 Algona (la.) Upper Des Mohes-3 If you're a man, you've prob- ,r.bly often wondered how a wo- 'nian can cram everything she does into her handbag. Actually, she carries everything she needs. And handbags today—as seen in Algona stores selections—are for the most part growing larger. Pictured above is a goft handbag showing just some of the many little "extra" gifts that may be included. There are a host ol these little personal accessories to be found this'Christmas season. The lady pictured at left is fitted out attractively for a special holiday party. The ear ring and neckband ensemble, just one ol many to be found in Algona stores, features glittering rhinestones, and while inexpensive, lends great sparkle and enchantment to her party-going ensemble. Her husband found the selection easy to make from a local store's collection of gift jewelry. Titonka Groups Enjoying Christinas Party Season Titonka—the Titonka Federated club met at the home of Mrs Ann Schwerin, Tuesday, Nov. 23, with Mrs Rpsina Truesdell as co- hostess. Mrs Katherine Hamilton and Mrs Charles Beed presented the lesson on textiles. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs Fern Dockstader with Mrs Charles Beed as co-hostess. Xmas Party Bee. 10 The German Township Homemakers Mil hold their Christmas party at the, home of Mrs Donald Tapper with-MttS Walter Tapper assisting hostess Friday, Dec. 10' at 1:30 p.m. Roll call is to be answered with something pertaining to Christmas. There will be a gift 'exchange of something homemade, baked or sewed. A>1 women of the township are invited to attend. Woman's Club Met The Titonka woman s club met Thursday evening, Dec. 2, at the home of Mrs Jay Budlong. -The lesson was- Key to the Family Unity. Leader .Rosina Truesdell. Pass Key by. Fern Dockstader. To Linotype Job Ellsworth Heifner, who has been taking lintoype training at Charles Cit^ has taken a position at Rock Island, 111. and moved there last week. His father Lew Heifner helped them getting mQved to their new home. Doyle Reaser is also in Rock Island doing the same work. Miss Carolyn Intermill was 11 years old, Nov 28 and on Wednesday evening,.she had a party for 25 of her friends and treated, them to the show in the evening and lunch. . Mr and Mrs Bob Elwood of Clear Lake were Sunday guests of Mr and Mrs Russell KrOminga and boys % Mrs Elwood and Mrs Krominga' were school chums. Mr and Mrs Wm. Bqyken left Saturday for Memphis, Tenn. where Mr Boyken attended a Bankers Agricultural meeting on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. They intended to be gone about a week. " Mr and Mrs Wayne KOppen are the parents of a baby boy born Tuesday, Nov. 23. Mr and Mrs Gene Krominga attended the funeral of Mrs Krominga's grandfather, 87-year-old August Hansmeier of Crystal Lake, Friday. Mrs Louise Bechtel, Bill Doren and Evelyn of Sherburn, Minn., Mr and Mrs Milton Wetzel and son of St. James, Minn., Mr ana Mrs Roger Stough and daughter of Jackson, Minn., Mrs Willis Bechtel and daughter of Lakefield, • Minn.. Florence, Beqhtel ,qi •$mneaMis? ahflTMiSe CttiljJsM" Blue Earth;- Minn! 'were Thanksgiving day visitors at the home of Mr and Mrs Loren Hans and Keith. Pamela Kiel was 11 years old Friday, Nov. 27 and she entertained a few of her friends at lunch and the show that evening. Mr and Mrs,Don Baker of San Francisco, Calif, arrived by plane at Des Moines Sunday and were met i>y relatives who took them to the home of'Mrs Baker's parents, Mr and Ars Dick Baade. They will remain a week. Mr and Mrs Ed-Harringa of Estellino, S. D. and Mr and Mrs Floyd Wilde of Marshall, Minn, were Thanksgiving visitors at ths home of Mr and Mrs Henry Plas- ier and daughters. Mr and Mrs Harold Heesch ore oai'enls of a baby boy 8 Ib. 8 ox- born Nov. 29 at the Park hospital in Mason City. He has been named Harold. Mr and Mrs Donald Rippentrop of Fertile are parents of a baby boy 9 Ib. 7 oz. born at the Forest City hospital Nov. 30. Mrs John G. Rippentrop has gone to Fertile to take care of the other children while mother and baby are in the hospital. M rand Mrs William Erdman of Corwith were Sunday visitors at the home of Mr and Mrs Geo. Jesse. ' Mrs George Higgens entertained her* 500 club Thursday, afternoon. Mrs Dwane Higgens and Mrs Dale Higgens were guests. Prizes were won by Mrs Minnie Oestereicher and Mrs Eleanor Sachau. N Ground Observer Exercise, Dec. 8 Iowa'will join with seven other states in the Federal Civil Defense Region 4 exercise, "Operation Smoothout," on' December 8, it has been announced by C. E. "Ben" 'Fowler, Statp Director -of Civil Defense. The 'exercise ,will begin with reports from several radar stations and Ground Observer posts that, indicate several flights of unidentified aircraft crossed the northerly border of Canada heading in a southerly direction. The state will participate from 2 p.m. until 10 p.m. with a statewide Ground Observer Corps exercise, an air raid warning test of the 99 counties of Iowa, including Kossuth, the sounding of all air raid warning sirens, and a check of communications equipment. 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