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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 28, 1954
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' ,; 'I J^ . v, , ,-•••••. -.-•>. .: ;, • • fl^Atgoria (la.) Upper Dei Molne* fuesday, December 28, 1954 Nativity Scene Now Open In Swea City; Cost S1200 Swca Cify-<*The Nativity sc'ene j Sponsored by the Lions club has been completed • and 'Is <sA view in the city parls. on Highway 9. All 14 figures available' for ,the ifcene have beervpurchased, and a rustic background' 'built by Qscar Peterson/ 1 Mllo Svendsen 'and others forms.'an especially effective setting' for the figures which are lifesize and in full cb!6r. Floodlights • furnished by Interstate Powef Company illuminate the scene at night. Cost of the entire group is $1200 ahd it was' at first thought that only five or six of the figures C6uld be purchased this year. But in the month that has elapsed Since the Lions club first launched the project, over $1000 has come in. Contributors may still leave money at any business place. Home For Holidays Among the collegians home for the holidays are Carmen Brandt and Florence Kylen, Waldorf college at Forest City; Lorraine Ybungquist, Gary Gabel and' Mar-. ga'ret Anderson, -rGustavus Adol-' phus, St. Peter, Minn.; Kenneth Peterson, Upper Iowa at Fayette; Arviri ftitsworth; Mankato State Teachers'college, Mankato, Minn.; Gene Thompson, Iowa State college, Cedar Falls; Henry Hammer, University of Iowa', Iowa City. :.'•••• Swea City schools closed Wednesday afternoon and Grant. Con-, solidated recessed for the Clirist- djias vacation at noon Thursday. Swea Cityans who. teach in other communities Have'arrived home' for the .holidays, among them Es- r ther Charlotte Smith', supervisor' of vocal music in the elementary schools -at Charles City, and Marian Barger Waid, teacher of ^vocational homemaking in the:Cnarl'es! City high school. Mr and Mrs; Waid will visit the parental 1 -Wm. *Drti wrTA» t* n »un • n _ J 11 Wi—_ d *il_. !ll be with her parents, Mr and Mrs Walter G. Smith. . Died Al Seattle Mrs P. W. Larson has been notified of the death of Keith Ferguson, only son of Mr and Mrs J. G. Ferguson San Diego, Calif. Keith, who was in the navy, died suddenly at Seattle,' Wash., on Thanksgiving morning. His mother, the former Crystal Ferguson, is a daughter of the William Fergusons and his father is the son of the late Mr and Mrs David Ferguson. Both of the older Ferguson families were 'longtime residents of northwest Kossuth. Keith's parents had just returned from a 5-month's tour of the Orient, Egypt and the Holy Land. VFW Plans Parly A New Year's Eye party will be held Friday evening, Dec. 31, at. VFW hall, sponsored by Swea City VFW, post. There will be door prizes, fun makers and paper .hats and .the :public is invited. Dancing will be to the music of Al Godfredson and, his Hammonc organ. ; 1 ,.-''• Kathryn, Carr, daughter of Mr and Mrs Harold : Carr of Swea City, who is an,elementary education major at 'Mankato State Teachers' college, 1 Mankato, among' 100 young*' people to be formally 'initiated into the Newman club on Dec. 17, a national •organization of Catholic students , . Mr and Mrs Eli Quam are spending several weeks in Corpus Christi, Texas. The Homer Os- goods are taking a holiday vacation in California and Mr and Mrs R.^E. Ridge are visiting a daughter in Portland, Ore. • 'Mr and Mrs'George Butterfield, Sr. are spending a week with their Barger home, and Miss. Smith will'son, Stuart, near Dolliver. Mr New Fresh Shipment /^<9^ SHOES Work or Dress DIAMOND'S and Mrs George Butterfield, Jr., and daughters Georgia and Jartie drove to Shell Rock to spend Christmas with Mrs Butterfield's parents, Mr and Mrs Howard Picht. Mr and Mrs Orville Ramse and children Caren end Arne will go to Bricelyn, Minn., to spend Christmas with Mr Ramse's brothers there. Mr and Mrs Richard Pehrson and daughter Joy will spend the holiday week at the .parental O. W. Blomster and Roy Pehrson homes. ' __ — Russell Smith, who has undergone surgery on an injured knee recently, plans to leave Veterans' hospital at Des Moines' for a weekend trip to Cincinnati, Iowa, where Mrs Smith and the children have been staying with relatives during Russell's hospitalization. Among service men home for the holidays are Kenneth Rdwlet of the Marine Corps, who is spending a leave with his parents, Mr and Mrs Ed Rowlett;, Donald Sykes of the'Navy with his par,- ents, Mr and Mrs Clifford Sykes; Duane Swanson, who serves aboard the USS Logan, with his parents, Mr and Mrs Leonard Swanson. S/Sgt. Bob Anderson and his wife are on -a trip to Florida and will arrive here in mid-January to visit relatives. Bob was discharged from the air force at Randolph Field, on Dec. 20. Eugene Hanson came by plane from Houma, Louisiana, to spent Christmas- with his mother, Mrs Gladys Hanson. His , brother Lawfence and wife, and Mrs Gladys Hanson, will accompany Eugene back to Louisiana after the holidays and will remain for a short visit. Gladys Hanson plans to stay for several weeks. Mr and Mrs Dettmer Thompson, Florence Erickson, Mrs Nora Olson, and John and G. Thompson left this week for Moultrie, Georgia, where John's marriage to Evelyn Arree Brown is to take place on Dec. 26. Mayer home. Mrs Mayer ac* companied them back to Des Moines and then went oti to Birmingham to spend the weejk with her sister Mrs Albert Millei*. LOCALS "Chuck'' Sieil Is here from .gftrt Diego,, Calif;, to sperM the holid&ys with his father Charles 'Steil and S&tB 14= Don't miss THIS at Diamond's • Surplus, MEN1 A fresh, brand- new shipment'-of ; footwear! : WORK SHOES. Rugged construction leather or cork soles. Special insulated — the latest thing out! DRESS SHOES. Nicely styled, black or brown. Mew smooth toes. MEN'S Complete With Mouton Hood! Longer Length for Greater Warmth Cold January winds won't matter a bit if you're wearing this extra thick wool quilt lining Parka. Mouton hood. Zipper and button front. Sizes 36 to 42. Ted Wallentine Wins New T-V Set, Ledyard Ledyard—A very large crowd was on hand in Ledyard on Dec. 22 at the drawing for the prizes offeree! in appreciation of the past years 'business by the Ledyard merchants. The television set was won by Ted Wallentine, who ives between here and Lakota. ["he 50 gallons of gas was won by Mrs John Brandt, who lives northwest of town and the turkey vis wen by Bcft Wesseiman, who lives south of town. FULL 3-YEAR GUARANTEE! ULTRA-SONIC Most progressive advancement in Horological Construction 17-Jewel Shock Proof Water Proof Dust Proof Anii Magnetic 95 up P.T.A. Xmas Program Tuesday evening, Dec. 21, the December P.T.A. was held in the school auditorium and a Christmas program put on by the music students under the direction of Mr Canfield, band director and Mrs Willadsen, vocal instructor. Mr and'Mrs Leo Willadsen and Sandra went to Storm Lake on Thursday and on Christmas day went to Inwood to visit for several days. Mr and Mrs William Stubbe and Bonnie Lea and Laurie Ann left on Sunday for Greenville, South Carolina to. visit Mrs Stubbe's sister Marge and family, the Paul Madsens. Elinor Anderson of Paducah, Ky. came on Thursday to spend Christmas with his mother Mrs Elizabeth Anderson. On Christmas evening Mr and Mrs Anton Anderson and son of Chicago were also guests. Marilyn Runksmeier of Camp Chut'fee, Ark. came Thursday evening to spend a ten day furlough with his parents Mr and Mrs Orville Runksmeier. Pyt. Leo Busch, who is stationed in Chicago, came home on Thursday to spend Christmas with his parents Mr and Mrs Alvin Busch. Mr and Mrs B. E. Gilbertson iinci family went to Freeborn, Minn, on Friday to spend Christmas at the G. C. Jacobson home. Donald Looft of Alexandria, Virginia, spent last weekend visiting his parents Mr and Mrs Edward Looft. He was on a business trip to Chicago and came on here for the weekend. Mr and Mrs John Manthei spent Chi-ismas day at the home of her .sister and family, the Albert Knirnersrneier's at Woden. Mr and Mrs E. A. Carpenter and John and Ann left on a riday fur Olin whore they visited ovei Christmas with her parents the J. . Swamells. Mrs Zilphy Hardt and Natallt spent Christmas at the Elmer Anderson home in Elmore. The Quentin Hardts of Sutherland were also guests. Mr and Mrs Morris Hines and children went to Muscatine on Thursday to visit their parents, over the Christinas vacation. Beverly Bashara who teaches at Cowrie came home on Thursday. Christmas day guests at the Bashara home included the Fred Munyers, the Ed Munyers of Elmure and the Mike Munyers from Minneapolis. Mr and Mrs Everett Teems and family spent Christmas with his brother and family at Elmore. Mr and Mrs Wayne Gade ot Whitemore spent Christmas day at the home of Mrs Martha Schroeder. Mr and Mrs Leonard Warner and two children of Algona, the Jerry Warners of Bancroft, and the Harold Warners were Christinas day guests at the home of their mother Mrs Lena Warner. Mr and Mrs George Gonias and two children Pamela and Johnnie, Mr John Gonias and Peggy Mayer of Des Moines came on Friday to spend Christmas at the D. B. other relatives. "Chuck" is in the navy. Mr and Mrs Lloyd Robirtjfori spent from Friday f till Tuesday at Ryan with Mrs 1 Robinson's Uncle and aunt Mr and Mrs U.\,S. Baxter. •, r ' v Mr and Mrs William Funk had aa guests Christmas eve Mr ahd Mrs Carl Goetsch Mr and Mrs D. Riley and David and Mr and. Mrs James Hammen and children of Manson. The Hamniens spent tn'e Christmas weekend here. Mr and Mrs Clarence Morrall arid their son and daughter-in-law Mr and Mrs Bernard Morrall and children of Armstrong spent Christmas at Fort Dodge with the senior Morralls 1 Son-in-law 1 and daughter, Mr and Mrs Harold Le- Vier. Mr and Mrs Roy Huizell. and Floyd left Thursday for Washington, D. C. to visit Mr and Mrs Fred Hutzell and daughter Trudy. Fred has been, in the submarine service for some time and has an office job now. The family moved to Washington from New Jersey a few months ago. A pre-Chfisimas dinner was held a week ago Sunday at Mr and Mrs Irvin Kramer's at Ban ; croft. In attendance were Mrs Helen Kramer, Mrs Alice Clay- tori, Mr and Mrs Virgil Roethler, Mr and Mrs Kenneth Roethler, Mr and Mrs Sylvester Arndorfer, Mrs Veronica Roethler, and Mr and) Mrs Harold Roethler, of Liyermore and the ' respective families. Mr and Mrs Harry Potter had their sonsrin-law and daughters Mr and Mrs John Sorflaten and daughters Heidi and Sjana of Minneapolis, Minn., and Mr and Mrs "Bud" Zender and children as dinner guests Christmas. Other, guests in the afternoon were the other sons-in-law and daughters Mr and Mrs Leonard Baas of West Bend and Mr and Mrs Francis Lpnergan of Whittemore and families. 'Mrs Emma Dehnert had as, guests Christmas her granddau^ ghter and family Mr and Mr Richard Tughes, . Marian, Larry and Douglas of Mason City.' In the evening the visitors and Mrs Dehner^ went to Mr and'Mrs'Ri Johnson's where, they were joined by 'Mr and Mrs Howard Fors- Derg, Mr, and Mrs James Purdue and Mr and Mxs Ed Pilcher. The women are sisters and daughters of Mrs Johnspn'and granddaugh- ers of Mrs Dehnert. ' . ,'_... Mr and Mrs Don Prieskorn Slavs been visited by the letter's Wp- ther-in-law and sister M/Sgt. apH ' welp. Mr arid Mrs Triohlfls Lens- Ing, Ames, Virginia Bradley, Jim Kennedy, Pat Mulligan, .Wm. Me- Nerthey., John afld EugSfte San- def§, Pat Garry, l6w& City, Jack Garry, Waterloo, Bill Rustimier, Iowa State Teachers college, Shirley Goche, St. Teresa's, Winona, Sharon Deitering, St. Louis University, Margaret Mary Kramer, Briar Cliff, SiOUx City, Jim Murray, : Notre? Dame, .Bill Mc- Gulre, Tbnv ?Sheridah,. Steven Deitering', St. Thomas, St, Paul. Undergoes Surgery ' Eddy' Menke, son of Mr and' Mrs Jdseph Menke underwent surgery at Holy Family hospital, Esther.ville, Tuesday. • b» Carol At Hospital The members of the Carol Club, St. John's drove to Algona, Tuesday night and caroled at St. Ann' hospital, Sister-Liseuis and Sister Aq^uelina accompanied them. Mr and Mrs Joseph Saunders" and family of Ohio are spending their Christmas holidays with his mother Mrs Eula Saunders. , ; Louise Garry, Junior at St. John's will take over as editor with the Junior journalism class in January for the St. .John's paper. : Mr and Mrs Cletus Dorr and Arliss. spent Sunday in St. Benedict with Mr- and Mrs Ben Dorr. Bobby Mulligan of Collegeville, Minn and Daniel Mulligan who^is in the' service are home 'for* a vacation with their • mother, , Mrs Alma Mulligan and daughters. • Kenneth McGuire, Kenneth Bergman and Donald Lampe spent Tuesday with relatives at "Atfstin, Minn. Mr and Mrs Vincent Welsh arid Donna Lampe, Fairmont came Thursday to spend Christmas with their parents Mr and Mrs H. K. Lampe and family. _. I>aak ; A. Young' r and sons Joe, and Frank of Fort. ard Wood ,Mo, The visitors Mr and Mrs. Prieskorn .spe'n't Christmas at Fort Dodge with.\thq parents Mr and Mrs J. Ej. Kou and the mother Mrs Charles Pries korn, Other guests there were Mr and Mrs Michael Sadljcki arid family of Chicago'; who will also visit here. Mrs Sadlicki ip a sister of Mrs Prieskorn and Mrs Young. , Mr and Mrs Tim O' Brlen have been visited by . their daughter Mrs Russell Thorpe of \Aurora, 111., and at dinner Christmas they had as guests her husband, who had visited his parents Mr and Mrs Frank Thorpe at' Ames, Mr and Mrs Paul Lonergan of Mason City, Mr and Mrs B. P. Youngberg of St. Paul, Sgt. and 1 Mrs Neal Connors and Mike of Germany, and Mr and Mrs Earl Connors of Carroll. Mr and Mrs Thorpe will go from here to Ames for a further visit. The daughter Ann O'Brien, a student at the Iowa State Teachers college, Cedar Falls, is spending her vacation here. Students Return For Holidays, Bancroft Area Bancroft — Students home for their Christmas vacation are Eugene Schumaker, and Francif. Nemmers, St. Bernard's Seminary, Dubuque; Bill Schiltz, Loras college, Barbara Berens, Drake, Tom, Jim and Bill Egan, Creighton University, Neb., Maxine Menke, Lindenwood Women's College, St. Charles, Mo., Bill Droessler, Bill Goche and Bob Mulligan, St. John's, Collegeville, Minn., Diane Welp, Clark's College, Dubuque, Jim Clark, Mary Jo Weber, Don Movie Held pVer 2 Extra Days Manager; Dick Phillips of the Algbna Theater announced Monday evening that ' the movie "White Christmas" slated for a 5- day stand, would be held over for two' extra days. . . Tremendous crowds at the theater, plus the wide acclaim of the audiences who have seen it, made it necessary .for the extension of the run through Thursday, Dec. 30.— ' • BURT NEWS 1 ' ' Y * : .'•.,' ' Mi? and Mrs Andy Phillips and children spent the Christmas weekend with Mrs Phillips' par* ehts the ft. L. Moores. The Phil* ligs recently moved from near Des Moines to Osceola. Mr 1 and Mrs C. L. Webb'- and 06ry spent Christmas Eve at the home of Jessie M. Rash and family. The Webbs went to Derby, Saturday morning, where they visited at the home of Mr and Mrs CJlareHce Webb; and attended a family dinner Christmas Day. They •. also visited relatives in Des Moines. •- - •, • . , • Mr and Mrs J. D. &raham had the following members of their immediate families with them the Christmas weekend:.Mr and Mrs Kenneth Graham, Phyllis ahd Phillip -with Mr and Mrs John >' ' . '',., >•* v f r • •', i Emmerts, and children of Mason City; Mr and Mrs Raymond Mitchell an'd children with 'Mr and Mrs Christy Olson and sons of Minnesota; Mr'and .Mrs Leslie Graham of Manson 8nd Mr and Mrs Glenn Graham and Gary/of Algona, , i ; •' ' •"> Dinner 'guests Sa'tufdaj? at the Wallace Hawcott home were Mrs Bertha, Wallace, Mrs Ellen Hold- reii and Mr and Mrs George Hawcott, The-twa fi?st? mentioned are grandmothers of Mr 1 and Mrs Wallace Hawcott. „., ,... .,.. Cecil Steward of Hazelcrest, 111., came Saturday morning- for.,-the •Christmas Day with* his parents the Walter Stewards. Others at this-home were Mr find Mrs Ray Miller and children, Mr and Mrs Clifford Abbas and. daughters and Mrs Cecil Steward and sons. Dr. and Mrs Robert Melville of fowa City spent the Hoiilays with;; the letter's parents the Fred} Vogels The MelVllla ehlldreH Bobbie, John and Margaret are; staying with the grahdparenti uriti!4heir parents findja place tq,. live. ; • r • -'••-.?' Elaine LdBrtm t Esthe* Hang. Aria Moore 1 , arid David, Sarbhett* students atSowa' State Teachers* College, Cedar Falls, are among', those spending the holidays at| home. ' „: : t Stella'Rachut of Spencer, Her4 man Rachut of Geneva and Sheila? Rachut of Waverly are'at- home; for the Christmas vacation. ••i.; " > v > !i r'.*•'•#?-i. ' ". f Air Reserve Note .•* A special year-end ni'eetiftg of; the Algona Air Force Reserve unit, will be held'at the Legion Hall- Thursday night, at 8:00 p.m., it was announced by Deb Hall, • • * Ed A. Anderegg, West Bend, Dies - Funeral services for Edward A. Anderegg, 60, West Bend, were held in • the First Methodist church there Sunday at 2 p.m. Rev. .Harold Olson, pastor of the church, officiated at the rites, and burial was in the West Bend cemetery. Bogaard Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. : "Mr Anderegg died late Thursday motning at his home following a lingering illness.'- - . KIRK'S PRE-INVENTORY SHOE SALE Continuing This Week! NEW DOME • Madison county's courthouse has a new canopy over the dorh'p, I replacing one which rusted' o'u; ahd was removed a few years ago. The Olson. Machine Shop there built the new one. \ Try this fREEi 3 minute teat CLINTON "Convincer" CHAIN SAW IT Only $179.50 Look v tor the Arrowhead M the engine You'll be convinced dial bctt't the fasten cutting, euy'io-operttechainuw on the market. Light ip weight! Quick flatting under all condition!! Cool running! Hal float type carburetor! SwiveU to any culling petition in acconds. Take the frtt J minute Clinlon*'Convin- ccr" Chaiataw teat tod** RUSS & KY'S CHAMPLIN SERVICE Algona, Iowa *i*i*« "OPEN HOUSE" NEW YEAR'S EVE a* AMERICAN LEGION CLUBROOMS Friday Night, Dec. 31 9:00 P. M. On Horns - Hat* - Noisemaker* - Itc. 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