The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 24, 1955 · Page 39
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 39

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, November 24, 1955
Page 39
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Sexton Host To Big Delegation Pheasant Fiends By the Village Gossip Sexton—Anyone living in the pheasant belt gets to be mighty popular this time of year. It's i good thing visitors come to him' because from the way. they tall' most of the menfolks in this are; wouldn't go hunting on theii own. Visitors from southern' Towfc spent the weekend at the Max Stratton home. They were Raj- Banks and Gene Albright of Cen terville who were former neigh •bors of Mr Stratton. Mr and Mrs Hughes of Dej Moines stayed with their cousins George and Ralph Yaruser ano joined the army of hunters. Mr and Mrs Bruce Bennett and Mrs Bob Ruchenski and son o! Schaller spent Saturday at the Bob Kelley home. Sounds likr Bob had better luck hunting than playing cards since he guvo the results of his good shooting to the unluckier ones. Mr and Mrs C. C. Fischer ol Soone were weekend hunting juests of Mr and Mrs Wilford Ward. Mr anct Mrs Clarence Graham if Adel hunted in this area and 'isited with his sister, Mrs Frcr Jennings. Fjed Jennings will now have help in the excellent lob of nursing he has been doing n taking care of Mrs Jennings The county nurse is lending a land. Mr and Mrs Glenn,Gabriclsofi •scaped from the invasion of lunters by spending the day '.vilh Mr and Mrs Charles Ny- Jaard of Wesley. Mrs John Stralton of Mason City has spent the past week aj L ,he home of her daughter, Mi -'d Mrs Clarence Huff and family. Neighbors will be happy to see Mr and Mrs Martin Mimbach Tome again soon after Thanks- jiving. They have been visiting n. the west the past two months Diane Bode spent the weekend with her grandparents. Mr and Mrs August Kirschbaum wheie she became acquainted with the newest, addition to the Kirseli- baum household. August is going to be prepared for the hunting season next year with the addition of six new puppies. Mr and Mrs Kirschbaum spent Sunday dinner at the Roland Bode hom£. Sunday evening callers were a brother of Mrs Kirschbaum, Mr and Mrs Cleo Eisenman and family of Britt. Some hunters were pretty hard up. when they had to pick up 1 ;he bag left by another party. It might not have been safe with .such sure shots .-as Bob Kelley, Lloyd Wise, Elaine-Holtorf, and limmy Johnson in the gang. Union 4-H Club The Union 4-H boys met Nov. 3 at the f Bernard Weydert home. Bob Johnson showed a movie on Greyhound buses. A nice lunch concluded the meeting. HEAT It was a cold, rather than a hot election in the second ward at Osceola recently. The stoker hnd broken down during the night, at the polling place 1 . Hi Jinks Ctevoted to "Behind The Scenes" Items From Algon* High. School. Ed Laing chatted with the English Lit class last week adeptly ranging from Sandburg to Santayana. Every day you see a little more truth in "the quote from Job, "How forcible are right words!" * * * Just a word about the Junior Class play, Thornton Wilder's "Our Town." It vyas the most unusual play to be presented at AHS for some time, and in this writer's opinion, Mr Waller and the Juniors did a really fine job and turned out a smooth production. * * * Quote of the Week—Mr Guster\s vitriolic comment on the found of the concert b;;nd in "no of their less mellow moments: "It sends me. It really sends me.'' * * * If you are a frustrated poet whowho has written a line lacking a foot or so, here is the solution one of the Sophomores came up with when he encountered a similar problem: "I can write bigger." But would it add depth as well as length? —SS. Mrs Berhow Is Hostess, Seneca Modern Mixers Seneca — The Seneca Modern Mixers Club were entertained at the home of Mrs Lois Berhow Tuesday afternoon. The group drew names for the club Christmas gift exchange party which will be held at the hurne of Mrs Robert Burt. Mrs Robert Burt and Mrs II"nry Looft were the honored birthday rm-mbers. Mrs Claude Johnson, who had charge of the entertainment, gave each member material with which to make a nylon flower corsage and demonstrated the various steps in making these corsages. Refreshments were .served late in the afternoon. Mas Second Operation Martin Wilberg, who has been a patient at the Holy Family Hospital at Estherville the past two weeks following an emergency operation for appendicitis, became suddenly ill again on Friday and was to undergo a second operation on Monday morning at 11 o'clock. As yet no reports have been received as to his condition. Mr and Mrs Gordon Christianson of Grafton were Thursday evening supper guests at the Henry Looft home and evening guests at the Ted Jensen home. Mr and Mrs Lester Olsen of DCS Plaines, HI. are the parents of a baby son, David Mark, born Oct. 29. They also Have a little daughter, Laura. Mr Olsen was the athletic coach at Seneca two years ago. Thursday, Nov. 24, 1955 AFgona (la.) Upper D#» The Seneca Junior Class played to a full house both Thursday and Friday eyenings when they presented their clas."- play, "The Antics of Andrew." The play was very well received Much credit for the success of the play is due to the director, Mr Aschenbrenner to whom the class showed their appreciation by presenting him with a gift. The Seneca Luther «League met at the home of Gary Loge Sunday evening. The program opened with group singing followed by devotions by Kathryn Johannesen. Marlene Jensen gave the topic and a discussion followed, led by Pastor Blockhus. Marilyn Johannesen played an accordion solo and Raymond Wilberg gave a reading. Dick Looft, a student at Luther College at Decorah, Iowa, spent the weekend with his parents, the Henry Loofts. Mr and Mrs C. O. Bailey returned recently from a visit with their daughter and family, the Sheldon Merrills, Jr. at Louisburg, Mo. Virgil Gardner entertained the cast of the junior clasS play fot* lowing tho performance Thursday evening. Ends Boot Camp John W. Leners, son of Mr nfid Mrs Leo Leners of AlgonS is scheduled to graduate from recruit training tfoV. 28 at the Naval Training Center here. Graduates will be assigned to shipboard duties of service schools. DON'T SELL YOUR HOUSE There's an easier way id «nd Septic Tank Sorrows. Bay«f* amazing SEPTIC TANK CLEANER liquifies sludge deposits — opens up drainiield too. Cost is low — retulft are quick. Use BOYEft'S CLEANER TODAY. HALL-STRAHORN HARDWARE ALGONA big news big new Make way today for the one new car that stands out from all the rest—the big new Studebaker! Here's a really new look in the low price field. Longer, stronger lines, greater roominess, standout sty ling 1 And more! 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