The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 21, 1954 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 21, 1954
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I Seneca P. LA, Has Christmas Party Seneca—The Seneca PTX held its December meeting last Wednesday evening at the school gymnasium. Rev Polovna of Armstrong was the guest'speaker. Other numbers, on ;.the program were musical-selections by the kindergarten children also those ot the first and second grades under the direction of Mrs Robert Berkland find Mrs Holgren. iSupt Uinstiansqn displayed the "new recorder and made a recording of the musical part of the prc£ gram. .There was 'a good turn but "of parents who were taken on a tour of the various grade robms' to view the Christmas decorations and exhibits before the program began. Refreshments were served at close of the meeting. 5 Lakoians Hospitalized *, Lakoia — ^Vtrs Augusta Meyer had. a majdr operation Tuesday and is getting along as well as can be expected. Mrs Meyer w&s taken to Park • hdspital, Mason City Wednesday of last week. Mark, the 18 month old son 6f Mr and Mrs Pete Sfnidt had a tonsilectoniy, Wednesday at Park hospital. Me' had been in the hospital foV ,a wfeek- previous. • \ ' , Mrs Henry. iJontje of the Gerled area is a surgical patient in the Buffalo Center hospital. ' , . . .- . , ,-„ , 1 ' Emma Thaves wad a patient in the Buff aid Center 'hospital ' from Wednesday until Friday. , ; , Mr J. E. Telkamp was taken to the. Blue* Ear-th .hospital Wednesday night after suffering a light' strbM' Mrf stelkamp ' was ih Blue Earth wltlv him. •.•>•.< Band Mothers Meet Mesdames Lawrence Hantelman, Henry Reutzel and Hurlburt were hostesses ' at' the ' Seneca Band Mothers meeting held Tuesday afternoon at the Seneca schpol, Supt< Chase was present and explained the students practice charts. The school faculty were guests for rsfreshments. Mothers Christmas Tea •. ; •• On Thursday, Dec. 16 at 11 o'clock the Home Economic girls of the Seneca High school en- tortajned their mothers at, a Christmas Tea. • A dark green cloth served a?, the setting for the morning tea. The table was centered with a Christmas motif, consisting of reindeer, Christmas ornaments and evergreen, ( assembled by Margaret Fischer/ Beverly Odin acted -as hostess, Car61 Hurlburt and Sharon Klein poured, arid Wuanita G'uerdet and Dadene Denton Kept the trays filled. •..'.-' ; Each girl exhibited an ornament for a Christmas tree anu a centerpiece, all of which served as decorations for the room. stmas A goodly crowd was on hand at Bjustrom's Furniture store here last Saturday evening, and awaited with baled breath the announced drawing of the winner of "The Christmas Desire" contest sponsored by iHe store over the past few weeks. Mayor Linda Clapsaddle officially drew the winning card, and jthe^jahgjo, ^P.Y.e...JKS5. snaPP 61 * at the exact moment the .mayor drew the winner.x In the picture, left to right, are 1 Florence Bjuslrom, Roy Bjusirom, Frank Moullon, and the mayor. The Winner Was..... Mrs Matthew J. Plait, of 504 Nor.ih Dodge St., Algona. Mrs Platt had registered her "Christmas Desire at the Biuslrom furniture store as a T-V lounge chair, and shortly after she was announced winner, the Bjusirom van drew up at her front door with the prize she had won. In the picture above, Mrs Platt is shown seated in the chair she won, with her husband, Matthew J. Plait. Mr Platl is a disabled veteran who saw 2'/ 2 years service with the U. S. Army, and who was wounded while with an artillery unit overseas. At the conclusion of the drawing at the Bjustrom store last Saturday evening, it was announced by Roy Bjustrom that upwards of 4,600 persons had indicated a special "Christmas Desire" for some one item in the store. The drawing is an annual holiday event with the Bjustrom firm, and attracts widespread' interest for several weeks with the winner being announced a week ahead of Christmas. May each and every one of our customers and friends find this a very HAPPY HOLIDAY! PAXSON INSURANCE AGENCY Mothers enjoying the' courtesy were Mrs Charles Beaver, Mrs R. Klein, Mrs Carl, Odin, iMrs Lawrence' Johahnesen, Mrs' Delmer Fischer, Mrs Russell Kauffman, Mrs Clarence Maclsen and Mr? Leslie Denton. . Mrs Frank Koth,, who is instructor of the Home Economics classes of the Central School District, was in- charge of the activity. ' •-•• Jolly Jokers Hostess Mrs O. R. Patterson was hostess to the Jolly Jokers at her norm last Wednesday, The guests enjoyed a Christmas gift exchange following refreshments. Guestr enjoying the party were Mrs. B 0. Jensen, Mrs Joe Crowley anc Mrs C. O. Bailey. ; , . Mrs Melvin Madse'ri wqri thi high prize in 500, Mrs C. O. Bailey second high; and the travel, prize went to Mrs Joe Crowley. Wedding'Anniversary • Neighbors called at the home of Mr and • Mrs, B. O. Jensen Thursday'evening arid helped Mr Jensen, pbserVe his, birthday, anniversary; (klso 'Mr and Mrs; Jensen's Wedding, anniversary. Enjoying the courtesy were Mr and -Mrs'Alfred Petersen,. Dorothy, and' Alyce; Mt Tom Nielsen; Mr and Mrs O.'R. Patterson; Mr and Mrs Cecil Baldwin; Mr iand Mrs P.'H. Petersen and Mr and Mrs C. O. Bailey. ";_,.*•.;... Mrs Alfred Petersen Was honored at a birthday party last Wednesday evening. ^/-Helping ; her celebrate the' occasion were. Mr and Mrs P. H. Petersen. ' Tom Nielsen, Mr and Mrs B. O.. Jensen, Mr and Mrs O. R. Patterson. Mr and, Mrs C. O. Bailey and Mr and Mrs Cecil Baldwin. Mrs Don Boevers and daughtei Penny, also Mrs Loretta Giffin of Algona, left last week Monday for Los Angeles, Calif, where they wiJl spend the Christmas holidays with the former's sister, Mrs Roger Christenson. ' Callers at the .P. H. Pqtersen home, Wednesday evening, Dec. 8 were Mr and -Mrs O. R. P.atter- son, Mr and Mrs C. O. Bailey, Mr and Mrs Bernard Jensen, Mr and Mrs'Cecil Baldwin and Mr and Mrs Alfred Petersen and daughters. The occasion was Mr Petersen's birthday. Another Seneca birthday was observed Thursday evening, Dec. 9, ' when friends dropped in at the Cecil Baldwin home to help him observe his' birthday. Those in attendance were Mr and Mrs M. H. Petersen, Mr and Mrs' O. R. Patterson, Mr and Mrs Lester .Osborn and family, Mr and Mrs Cv O. Bailey, Mr and Mrs Alfred Petersen and daughters and Mr and • Mrs Bernard Jensen. ; Dr. and Mrs 'B. K. Bahnson of Burt were last Sunday evening guests at the C. O. Bailey home. Sunday afternoon callers at the Alfred Peterson home were Mr and Mrs Sam Milige and family and Mr and Mrs Clifford Woodbeck and family of Emmetsburg. College students enjoying the Christmas holidays at their respective homes are Roger. Osborn, Simpson College; Jerry Crouch, Iowa State College; Dick Looft, Luther College; LaVelle Kauffman, Rose Ann Thompson and Jim Osborn,-students at Waldorf Tuesday, December 21, 1954 Algona (la.) Upper Des Molnes-3 *B-U>3u*aumu*e 1*81*83 College, Forest City. Mr and Mrs O. R. Patterson were expecting'the arrival of their grandson, Billy Gilchrist of St. Joseph, Mo. on Sunday. Billy Will spend his Christmas vacation here. His parents, Wm. Gilch- rists plan to come for Christmas. Mr and Mrs Holgar Petersen of Algona were last Sunday dinner guests at the P. H. Petersen home. , : Several members of the Seneca 4-H clubs, the 'Seneca Stars, the Seneca Sparklers and the Seneca Progressive Farmers, also their leaders, attended the 4-H Officers Training School held'at the Algona High School Annex. Phyllis Kauffman, who is secretary of the County 4-H Girls Organization, and Mrs Henry Looft had n part in the day's activities. Jerry and Raymond Wilberg were hosts to the Progressive Farmers 4-H Club at a Christmas meeting held at their home Monday evening. A familiar lie is easier to believe than an unfamiliar truth. Dry your clothes automatically • No heavy baskets • No clothes-lines No weather worries No dust, dirto toot No drudgwy fllfRRY (HRIJTOWJ May All Your Holidays Be Bright And the New Year A Pleasant One! ALGONA BARBER SHOP John Lentsch i * A. E. Briggs Charles Clement tf^ STICUT* fH Min4lire AUTOMATIC GAS CLOTHES DRYER You get all the advantages of sunny day, outdoor dry» Ing, even on dreariest washdays, with none of the hard work. The Stiglitz Sun-Aire tumbles your clothes in fast- moving currents of fresh, warm air, and just the right amount of sunshine's ultra-violet rays. Let us show you how much longer clothes will wear, how excessive fading is avoided, how much more fragrant and fluffy your washing can be. $169.50 FREE INSTALLATION Pay For It On Your Own Terms Rodman Conquers Ruthven Twice Rodman's cagers took a pair of games from Ruthven at Rodman Friday night. The girls zoomed past the visitors, 07-27, and the boys came through, 58-44. The Rodman girls took a 10-0 first period lead, built it to S8-8 at the half, and continued to an easy verdict as 16 girls saw action in the game. Shirley Butt led the scorers with 21 points, while Betty Doty got 16, Caroline Moser 14, and Ruth Janssen 'ten for the winners. It was the eleventh win in thirteen starts for Rodman. Rodman's boys ran their season mark to 9-2 with their win. Rodman got off to a 19-8 first period lead, and fought off Ruth«-3n during the final three quarters to take the game. Marlin Erickson got 30 points and Dick Sdiall 15 for Rodman, while Trosper led Ruthven with 14. JDM Classifieds Pay Dividends A GIFT THAT WILL BE REMEMBERED EACH WEEK FOR 52 TIMES! A SUBSCRIPTION to the Algona Upper Das Moines "Kossuth County's Most Popular Newspaper" $3.00 Per Year In Kossuth County and adjacent towns .00 Per Year Elsewhere SUBSCRIBE NOW! GIFT CARDS SENT AT YOUR REQUEST Across From Home Federal PRE Because of the wonderful acceptance of the new 1955 Fords, we must move these trade-ins. The prices are right and these cars are GOOD. ' • 1953 CHEVROLET A 4-Dr. car that's sharp in- . — .* f* _ side and out with 4 new $1 1 Q^ tires 1951 CHEVROLET 4-Dr. jet black finish with radio and heater 795 1949 CHEVROLET 2-Dr. Deluxe model 295 1950 PLYMOUTH Station wagon, very sharp with heater and radio 1949 D'ODfeE 1 " Convertible in beautiful condition with light cream finish, heater, radio, new black top_ '495 1946 FORD Super Deluxe V-8 2-Dr. 195 1941 FORD 2-DR .... $65 1940 FORD 2-DR. ....$65 1941 DeSOTO4-DR. ..$49 1953 CHEVROLET 2-Dr. Custom sedan tu-tone with radio, heater and seat covers, very nice , 1375 1950 CHEVROLET 4-Dr. really clean with'radio and heater . 595 1947 CHEVROLET Club coupe, radio and heater 195 1949 FORD V-8 / Air-conditioned heater, radio and overdrive 1 '295 IN STOCK! 1953 FORD F-600 Very nice throughout with 158-inch wheel base, excellent tires, 2-speed axle and booster brakes. 1952 CHEVROLET 2-TON LWB, and a very clean truck, with excellent rubber, 2-speed axle and booster brakes. 1950 CHEVROLET SWB truck, excellent mechanically but cab is dented up. If you are not too concerned about appearance, this truck will give top trucking transportation at a very economical price. SALE RUNS UNTIL CHRISTMAS HURRY! OTOR CO. PHONE 434 FORD CARS AND TRUCKS ALGONA We're 'Santa's Helper' in Hundreds of Kossuth County Homes! 4£^v ^w*^w» *4im 5B* ^•^Ww »*^* jw» ip« w*»mpr It has given us a good feeling here at Graham's Dept. Store to know that our merchandise has been selected by you in such great quantity for Christmas-giving. The holiday season is the real test of a store, and the fact that you have made possible one of the greatest holiday seasons of all time for this store makes all our hard work and effort well worth while. We take thi$ opportunity to thank you most sincerel/ for your splendid patronage of Graham's, and to wish you cind yours, whsrever you may be, the very best that can come your way! BRAIL WRIGHT, Manager

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