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^—-~ a '- /1955 Benton . Wallace Behton, 83, ft. resident of Wesley for • more than ; 60 years, died 'at the home of Ms. daughter, Mrs Arnold Kls- sack 'it Castfo ..Valley, Cal., Dec." 6, BMfiburfel^toolt: place tin the* famll^ lot at.Evefgreen cemetery ;Jn .-Wesley, Sunday, Dec; ;ll, fpjlowirrg, ;Sfervice8}.Jn , the Methodist ; ,chureh .'ivltH Rev, -P, - A. Webb f o'ffic'iatihg/ • . : The -100F> lodge .also participated in the services;- ; o ; .. ; $:.;„ , ' ': v SurVivifti.Sft'fblii' daughters, Mrs Joe ; (Mlldi'idJ; Matern, Pan- oraj Mrs. '(Erma Dee) Kissack;. Mrs , Don. ?(Audra) ' White, Des . _ _ f • z_ 1 • • * • il w ' " •** *«C| u*za Moines;.; JMfg Ed:, Drotleff, Bel- rfibfit, dal., a brothe? fMiifc of Pe6ri«i Heights; 111.faMt^o: sisters, Mrs Fred?Lobft <bf Swea City and Mrs darl Heftdriekson 1 , Atifihtie City, N* J, Mis wife pre ceded him".in .death. . ' j v; Attending the .services, ffam etit-df-tdwrii; wefe 1 Mf ahd ,Mfs Joe Matfefn of Pariora, Mr a'ncl Mrs -Dph White and daufehtefi ViJfginlft' of 'Des' Mbines,; Miss Mayme- McNam.ee and ; Mr .and Mrs 'Russell Thompson of Mason City, Mr ahd. Mrs Merle Weidt of Austin, Minn., Mr and Mrs Fred Looft , 'and' Mr and Mrs Allen Lpoft of Swea (City, Mrs Minnie Matern, Mrs s Dorothy Sherman and Delia and Edith Welter of Algona.' . , , ; •NEED PRINTING? GOOD work at fair prices at the Upper Des Molnes Pub. Co.. Algona. Charles Adams Burial Saturd ,,.'• Funeral services for. Charles C» Adams, 72, resident of -the" Al-» g*ona -^area for a Half-century, Were held Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. in McCullough's Funeral Chapel. Rev. M. Hi BroWerj. Presbyterian minister, officiated ' and' burial was in the Burt cemetery, . Mr .Adams- died Wednesday afternoon* Dec. 7, at University hospital, Iowa City, where he had been a patient for several weeks. Hte death was attributed to complications following a fall in which he suffered a" broken neck.: ;'• - : • • •- • r • ."He was born August 25, 1883 a't Mansfield, 111,, arid ;was married to Martha Dettman Ma^cri 1907.' Survivors include rvhjs wife, three daughters,- LaVottne Sabin, Des Moines; AileeH Gauftt, Bedfbrd Heights, Ohio;i Melva Deiperdang.;. Bedford tteigh&j and .a,son, E. W. Adams, Aigofca"; Three brothers, a sister and 13 gr;andchildren alstf survive,-Tftiree chjildren preceded hini in death. ^Algeria's famous N a't i v 1.1 y Scene, which opened -for' the holiday' season last Sunday, : 'Will! again be open to the publi&iriekl' Sunday,- Dec. .18.- and thei ing scheduled will' prevail iQliday'season: SUfiday, Dec. 18—1 to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Dec. 22 •and 23ij-B:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec.,24—1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 25—2 to 9»p.m. . Monday, Dec. 26-^2 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27 to Friday, Dec. 30—6:30 p'.m. tb 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31f-l to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 1—2 to 9 p.m. The Nativity Scene is a project of the, Algona Junior Chamber of Commerce, and the scene Was origlally. built by: German prisoners Of war at the Algona camp. Riverdale Club Party The Riverdale Friendly Club held. its annual Christmas partj Dec. 7, at the Johnson Hous with a turkey dinner.- A gift ex change was held followed ' b bingo.. Dads To Be Guests At 4-H Club Meetings Fw January Set Dates Of Beef Weighing Around County _4-H Christmas Party The Blue & White 4-H girL of Bancroft had a Christmas party, Dec. 8 at the home Janice Ferguson. Betty Menke gave a demonstration, Mary Williamson a talk, and Margaret Nurre and Jan Rahe gave reports. Christmas carols Were led by/Marianne Nurre and played by Linda Weber. Jan Clark and Mrs We ber. Guests were Mrs Gene Lampe, Mrs Roman Wilhelmi, Mrs H. V. Clark, Mrs R. E. Weber, Mrs S. DeGeeter, Mrs 'Geo. Tlahe ( and leaders, Mrs Agnes Menke and Mrs Mary Froehle. St. Benedict^ Party The C. D. of A. of St. Benedict had its Christmas party, Dec. 15, at the St. Benedict Hall, starting with a pot luck supper at 6:30 p.m. After the' meeting songs were sung and gifts were distributed. County 4-H clubs met Dec. 1< in Algona and made plans to in vite Club member's Dads to at. tend the January club meetings Dads and leaders will assist club members in making out theii project feed record book budget: for the year. A report on the* State Tractor Maintenance School at Ames and plans for carrying out the program in Kossuth County during February ' and March by the eaders attending the school. Those reporting were Lloyd Thorson, Cecil Thoreson, Leander Vaske, Screal DeGdeter, Earl Crouch and Robert Johnson, youth assistant. .Dean Barnes, county extension • " The age-old story take* new meaning ea«h year ai agairi w« wUk all our friend* and cnitomeral A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS SWARTZ Algona HARDWARE * "' ' b '. ... " '" " ' - • i • ' • '- •. < .'**^ ~ director, explained the State Leadership Recognition Day scheduled for Jan. 30. Leaders indicating a willingness to attend were — Kenneth Strayer, Soren Pedersen, Bernard Thilges nnd Ervin Meier. The county baby beef weighing program was explained and plans were mnde to do the weighing during the Christmas school vacation. Following is the schedule: Buffalo and Wesley— Dec. 23, 1:30 p.m., Stockyards, Titonka. Fenton and Seneca—Dec. 27, 9:00 a.m., Fenton Stockyards. Lotts Creek and Whlttemore— Dec. 27, 1:00 p.m., Whitlemore Elevator Stockyards. Union, Plum Creek, Algona— Dec. 28, 9:00 a.m., Hormel Yards. Prairie — Dec. 28, 9:00 a.m., John Mullins. Lincoln and Lakota—Dec. 28, 1:30 p.m., Johnson's at Ledyard. St. Joe — Dec. 29, 8:30 a.m., Frank Reding. Burt and Portland — Dec. 29, :30 p.m., Weigh at Burt. Garfield—Dec. 29,, 1:30 p.m., J. B. Mert Z) West Bend. Greenwood and Ramsey—Dec. JO, 8:30 a.m., Welp's. LuVerne — Dec. 30, 1:30 p.m., ' Northwestern yards. Eagle and Swea-Harrison — 3ec. 31, 9:00 a.m., North Kossuth Shipping Ass'n. Grant — Dec. 31, 1:30 p.m., Brigg's. Leaders attending the meeting were—Soren Pedersen and Sidney Payne, Grant; Kenneth Strayer, Union; Ray Frieden, Garfield; Screal DeGeeter and Leander Vaske, 'Ramsey; Bernard Spangler, Prairie; Louis Wingert and Ray Johnson; Lincoln; Floyd Oilman and Lloyd Thorson, Eagle; Ceceil Thoreson, Swea; Eugene Drager, Plum Creek; Gerald Soderberg, Greenwood; Alfred Bierstedt, Lptts Creek Ervin Meier, Algona; Maurice Bilsborough, Buffalo; Bernard Thilges, St. Joe; Earl Crouch, Seneca and Dean Barnes and Robert Johnson, extension personnel. INTO CREEK Mrs Kenneth Jones and her two small daughters of Clarinda were hospitalized at Maryville, Mo., when their car skidded and rolled down a 20-foot embankment, plunging- into a creek. The driver of a. trpctor was credited with saving the life of one daughter^''.who was under water when he-/reached 'th'e~'caK' ~: "*" 1C:* -«5s^«*ii3 At no other season of the year are warm feelings and friendly words more fitting and sincere than at this time -» We say to you • • Merry Cbristraw. BOTSFORD LUMBER CO.