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.) Uppy DM Mdtortj Tuesday, Dpeember 14, 1954 Wesley Legion Auxiliary Needy Family , Wesley—The American Legion Auxiliary held its annual Christmas party Thursday evening, Dec 9 with 35 tnembers in attendance A pot luck lunch was served followed by a short business meeting. . They voted to adopt a Heedy family in the county at Christmai time. All members are nsked tc contribute to this. Flag codes were received anc will be placed in both parochial and public ^schools. A number of the codes were given to Mrs Nyla Newbrough, leader of the ' Brownie Scouts, and they Will have a lesson on this at a later date. Following the evening's > entertainment they held a gift exchange. , The next meeting will be Thursday evening, Jan. 6. Initiation ceremonies for new members will be held. Rita Young' wirth and Ruth Youngwirth will be hostesses. i Tuesday Club Party The Tuesday Club will hold-its " Christmas party at the Dr. H. H. Raney home Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 21. Mesdames -H. E.,Hemmingsen, A. J. Seiler and L. H. Kleinpeter are on the refreshment committee, Mrs Al Lickteig, Mrs^ Del Rogness and Mrs A. M.' Lease are on the entertainment committee. Secret sister's names wiU be revealed in the gift exchange. , Girl Scout, Party ' • Girl Sdout : .will hold their 'Christmas party at, the Dr. L. L. Pfeffer home after school Friday afternoon; Dec. 17;: with games, gifts exchange and lunch. • Prairie 4-H Party Prairie Pals 4-ri girls met Saturday, Dec. 11 -with Julia, and Melissa Nygaard. • Glotia : Wise and Julia Nygaaid gave a'- demonstration. ' Janette McCarthy gave a talk.- Charlotte Wise gave a demonstration. The group and the Prairie Boys will hold a joint Christmas party at' the Corwith Legion Hall Saturday, Dec.' 18. They will have a grab bag gift exchange. • The leaders are Mr andiMrs Leortard-Mullin and Mrs Herman Wise. Mr and Mrs Bohn have two other sons Dickie and Jimmy. Mr and Mrs Fred Bohn and Mr and Mrs Leo Bleich are the infant's grand parents. Mrs Rudy Hildman and baby boy .were brought home Sunday mofriing, Dec. 5 from St. Ann hospital, Algona, where the infant was born Tuesday, Nov. 30. Mrs Hildman's sister Mary Klein of Bode is assisting at the Hildman home. Main St. Decorated Wesley's Main street took on a festive appearance last week as the Christmas lights were put up ; on Main street and stores and windows decorated. The light snowfall added to the holiday ap- peardrice. Santa will be in town Saturday afternoon, Dec. 18 with treats for the youngsters. A free show will precede the treats. Home On Furlough John Foertsch of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, is spending a furlough at his parental, Mrs Theresa Foertsch home, and with other relatives. Has Surgery Clarence Donovan submitted to surgery at a ' Rochester, Minn, hospital Thursday, Dec. 9. Mr 'and Mrs Kenneth Donovan took him up to Rochester Wednes : 'day. •• :/, -• Family Party Hosts Mr and Mrs Lou Goetz entertained at a family dinner party at their farm home Sunday, Dec. 5 in honor of the 85th birthday of Mrs,. Goetz' father Isadore Mayer.. Guests'were Mr and Mrs Bil Mayer, Mr and Mrs Bob Mayer, Mr and Mrs .Bob Eischen and family .and. Mr, and Mrs Leo Hanig and family. -..'••. ,..•' New Arrivals /-' A baby boy. John Murray was born to Mr and Mrs Willis Bohn of Mill Valley.. Calif., Nov. 15. Guests At Hildmans ' Supper guests at the John Hild man home Dec. 3 were Mrs Mag gle Hilbert, Esther and Delores of Algona, Myrtle HilbeYt of Bode and Rudy Hildman. The family dinner honored the 3rd birthday pf Paul Hilbert and the 9th birthday of Mary Linda Hilbert. Mary Linda and Rose Ann Hilbert accompanied their grandmother Mrs Maggie Hilbert and daughters home Friday evening and visited there' till Sunday. Birthday Party Mrs Ronnie Newbrough entertained a group of mothers and youngsters Sunday afternoon, Dec 5 in honor of their daughtei Karla's 3rd 'birthday. .Mr and Mrs E. R. Newbrough of Britt, Mrs Wm. Halterman and two children, Mr and Mrs Don . Powers and two sons, Mrs Dorothy Snook and David of Minneapolis, Minn, and Mrs Olive Eraman. Mr and»Mrs Don Kraus and Ricky were Sunday, Dec. 5 dinner guests of Mrs Kraus' parents Mr and Mrs Will Ketchens in Emmetsburg. The Lions Club held their regular meeting Wednesday evening. The Ruth Circle of tha Methodist church served the luncheon. Wesley Wizards and their leader Mrs Ralph Tjaden met at Center School Saturday after- ribbrl Dec. 4 with. Louise Skow and Virginia Miller as hostesses. A demonstration was given by Elaine Neuroth and Louise Skow. Patricia Goetz gave a talk. Mrs Robert Bolenus, a guest speaker, also gave a talk on Lines and Color. A Christmas party was planned and carols chosen. Mrs Elizabeth Hanley of Algona spent several days last week at the home of her sister, Mrs L. H. Kleinpeter and Mr Kleinpeter. Beautiful ALSO A COMPLETE LINE OF — NOVELTIES - PLANTERS TELEVISION LAMPS And Many More Items — Just Come Down and Look Around — and Be Convinced Algona Greenhouses Phone 305 "Huenhold's Fine Flowers" At North End of Phillips St. George Seaberg and Joe Skow spent the December 5 weekend in Watertown, South Dakota with their wives and their father, who Is hospitalized there and is serious condition. Mrs John .Huff spent Sunday, Dec. 5 with her father, Andrew Baker in Mason City. He is re-covering from a serious illness. The Catholic Missionary Sopiety will meet Monday afternoon. Dec. 20. The C. D. of A.'s will hold their annual Christmas party that evening. They will have a gift exchange. Mr and Mrs Charles Stratton of Burlington and their son Calvin Stratton of Minneapolis, visited her brother Herman Wise and family one day last week. They were enroute to California. Bobbie and Dickie Bleich, twin sons of Mr and Mrs Frank Bleich observed their 6th birthdays Thursday, Dec. 9. They are first grade pupils in St. Joseph's Paro- c'nial School. Mrs Frank Hauptly entered Mercy hospital, Fort Dodge Saturday, Dec. 4 for medical care. Mr and Mrs Hilton Hansen and Allen of Britt were guests in the Lester Larson home Tuesaaj evening. Mrs Joe Skow and Mrs George Seaberg returned home Wednesday evening from Walertown S. D. where they had been a week with their father Wm. McEJmur- y who is seriously ill. About 40 Catholic Women made a Marion Year Pilgrimage to St. Mapy's Catholic church in Corwith Wednesday afternoon. Men of the Upper Flat arid the Wesley Evangelical Free church recently ,did considerable remodeling in the parsonage they recently purchased from Sam Alnes. The second story has been finished into 2 bedrooms and half bath with a dormer window to the east, Two downstairs closets were converted into a stairway and the northwest bedroom made ihtd'a study and library, Paul Matsoft - has been in charge of the work and volunteer workmen have done much of the work. . .'.,...'. Bernard Schrauth from the navy base at Sari Diego, Calif., is spending a 30-day leave at the parental, Ben Schrauth home. Sacred Music Program Al Titonka, Dec. 20 . Tiionka—The high school vocal music department will present a sacred program, The Nativity^ on Monday, Dec. 20 at 8 p.m. in the high school gym. In addition the girls sextet and trio, the boys quartet and a mixed quartet will each present a number. 'There will be no admission but a free will offering will be taken. Florida Visitor Edward Fay Ward of Pensacola,' Fla., spent Saturday and Sunday with his mother Mrs Tracy Ward. Christmas Party The Good Hope Lutheran League held its annual Christmas party, Dec. 6. The evening was spent 'with entertainment of everything from bubble gum^and cracker races to drinking cokes with nipples on . tfte bottles. Myrna Norland was the winner.' There also was a short business meeting .With election of officers. They are Ardith Schutter. presi* dent; Mary Lene Stecker, vice president: MyrrTa Norland, 'secretary; Dons Hipp, treasurer; Craig Sathoff, reporter; Lorha WiLlenv ssen, historian; Keith Bartelt, service secretary: Denny Krorrt- inga and Duahe, dartball captains. John Ufkes' returned Monday from Carthage, Illinois, where he had gone-Friday to see h!s father John Ufkes Sr. who has been ill. ,' ; Mrs Wm. Peterson underwent surgery at the Mercy hospital in Mason City Tuesday. John Tjarks has sold his house to Henry Baade.' Possession Will take place s~ome time later on. Mr and Mrs Vernon Hanna are the parents of a baby girl born at the Forest City hospital Wednesday, Dec. 8. The baby weighed 9 Ib. 9 oz. and, has been named Julie Rae. ; , .; Maurice Isebrand carte home Tuesday from the' Mercy hospital in Mason City after submitting to surgery on Wednesday the week previous. The Good Hope Ladies Aid met Wednesday Dec. 1. Hostesses were Mrs Dick Baade, Mrs Lester, Callies, Mrs C. R. Krantz and Mrs Ed Sathoff. Election of officers was held with Mrs John Johnson elected as president, Mrs B. H. Schwerin, vice president, Mrs George Sachau, re-elected as secretary, and Mrs Coh Schmidt re-elected as treasurer., The topic for, the day was Advent Things by Mrs Clarence Brandt and Rev; B. H. Schwerin. : . "':. Mrs J. L. Intermill entertained her sewing club Thursday evening./ . • . ,. Dick Meyer is a patient at the Park hospital in, Mason City. He had . surgery, .Thursday., Before going-to Mason City he had been m. the Buffalo Center hospftal. Mr and Mrs Senus Isebrand Were Sunday evening guests of Mr and Mrs George s Sachau and '• Rites, Merne, Held Saturday services for Matt Baumgartrjer, 69, retired Lu Verrte 'farmer who died at his home in LuVerne Wednesday at 5:40 ,p.m., .were held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Zion Lutheran church in • LuVerne, with the" pastor, the Rev. Louis Wittenburg, officiating. Burial was in "(LuVerne cemetery. , Mr Baumgartner, g lifelong resident of the LuVerne community, was born and reared on a farm southeast of LuVerne. He suffered a stroke at his home Saturday morning, Dec. 4, while eating breakfast. He is survived by his wife; one daughter, Mrs Fred Goetsch ot LuVerne; two , granddaughters; three :sisters, Mrs Minnie Bikie Of Mason,, Qity, Mrs David .Teuscher of > Mphroe, Wis.i and-' "Mrs Eva tBaumgwiner > Of -Fair phild, Wis., 'and" One brother, Fre'dYBaumgart- ne'r of ' Luy&hie* . • • "•• . , L "•• He .waV- preceded! in Idesfth by one? son, Lawrence,;, 'his parents and four sisters. ;?,•,!'* ' Mr>and Mrs .Walter C. Peter- spniW£re Sunday ^vi&tors at the friends Rubin; and iAgn'es plson near'Bancroft.- •' '.).'•.' ' • Christmas Seen in Algon& BY THE ROVING REPORTER cQu|d be more welcome iff of fur Mr. Halverson, representing ANNIS FURS of Detroit and New York City"-%ill be at our store for one day only, •..••• THURSDAY V Full, deep-cuffed beaver shortie. with over 150 fine fur pieces — coats, jackets]- capes and scarfs in all the popular furs of the day. He will sell directly from his gtock and VERY SPECIAL PRICES WILL PREVAIL. Be sure to see this great showing as it will be the last ANNIS sale of thje season. Rich clutch cape in fine muskral. New season white fox scarf. Off-the-shoulder white fox stole. Two-pelt baum marten scarf. The news in brief—persian jacket. FUR SALE One Day Only/ Thursday, Dec. 16th The Chrischilles Store In addition to the immense stock carried by Mr. Halverson for this special showing, we will place our own stock of 12 fine fur coats (mostly muskrat) in the popular biege and moonlight colors, on sale at CLOSE OUT PRICES, It looks like we were going out of the stock fur coat business. We want to get rid of the coats we have, if interested, come in and we'll talk "turkey" with you. We are going to sell these 12 fur coats of cur's REGARDLESS OF COST. One of the prominent gift | choices always' made at the Yuletide is lingerie for the ladies as well demonstrated by the lavish selections being shown in Algeria 'apparel stores. Today, there is something in the lingerie line for around the clock ... lux- rious robes, perky bed jackets, terry robes she can -step into from the tub, and speaking of things to sleep in, there ; is a vast selection, from the peignoir'gown to the butcher boy 'pajamas shown above, found in one Algona Christmas store. Gifts for homemakers come in for a lot of attention in. Christmas displays shown locally, and since Christmas-time is generally an occasion for those single important gifts", this" regal silverware set in* tarnish-proof chest was selected from an Algona store for special attention. It is the luxurious "King Edwara" pattern, and certainly a gift fit for a queen. Tiny gift boxes can ' contain gifts of real splendor, as witnessed to by the amazed look on the gentleman above', who has just opened one such tiny package, and' in it found a watch selected from an Algona store. What's more, this wrist watch, as may be seen, is for a left-handed man, who can wear it on his right wrist and wind it with his left. The watch, incidentally, is a gold one. The men, too, like to get comfortable during their leisure time and one of the favorite men's .gifts being shown in Algona stores are robes, such as pictured here, inis fellow is also being "gifted" with a pair of casual mocassin shoes that are becoming more and more popular. Algona gift stocks portray.a host of ways in which to please the male this Christmas season. Luggage selections are of particular note this holiday season in local gift stocks. There are any number of types one can choose, and the types shown -here, two-suiters for general travel, are getting a big nod from shoppers. Good luggage is not as expensive as pne would .think today, and the choice is so large that any person's needs can be suited.