The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 22, 1955 · Page 25
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 25

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 22, 1955
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..,, a! Folk •. r: "*" c " , JiisiHiHiy - swnenw a 6ttle*ga4;;.heater'; explodM while e>'j,W.a«* assisting a. neighbor; The X^lpsiort blew but?- twd \tile Htl'llU' :": - \-:'•- •• '! : -,.- I- :' •;'• ,'--•-..' ".-:"' .. ' AROUND ALGONA- 'Hpld 'er boys, she's not used fo -that ETHYL." freat/youri cai- to the BEST .ser- yice in iownV.i with our hi-grade l&asollnes. x KEN 6 LEO'S Phillips ''66" Service Bulk Tank Wagort Service Phone 967 / East State St. .., . ...,, ,..., ,., :\. ... ,. .ind'i Mrs v> ':AllMi ; v' : -Bttll6ck spent'Monday at "Ney'alir where they: .visited Mr 'Btllll6M'$'- PJ ''iMfs Floyd ; Bull6'oi{; home • f rbm , Sdislbeated , su^eTed' in' a )V fali. a frffuplei :of wreeks Kgb.: ': v v: ::"; > Judy MuriBghYr student ai' the State University::. of Iowa, is spending the ^Christmas ..vacation here : wipi her. parents, 1 . Mr and Mrs ; Eugene' Murtagh. ,j '.'•• , Julia Bourne: is^spending the. holiday vacatidn Here With her iareiits, Div and; Mrs" M. G. Bburne. .She attends Carleton College at Nprthfield, Minn. Mr and Mrs Russell Rentz had as their guests 'recently, Mrs Rentz* cousins, Mr and Mrs Warren "Thompson and .family ol Swejf City,. •"•. f ,. : ••'.'/*.:•'. Mr and Mrs Milton Dahl entertained at a family Christmas party at their home Sunday. Guests were Mrs Agnes Laidley, Mr and MrS Craig- Vinson and three children, Rock Rapids," and Mr and Mrs Merle" Pratt and .three children of Fairmont, Minn. The Vinsons and the Pratts remained overnight returning to their homes orf^Monday.' Mis John Dreesman was ho*! the Christmas party of Her H6bby ; Club .Thursday evening. =A~ pot-lUck dinner was : s£rved following which the grbup made Christmas'prnamehts,,,: '; • ,. •.;.-:;;•,•; .. .: -iO—• '' .V'.",' ''" . Mr ~ and Mrs £. E. Robinson entertained • at dinner at' : the. Moose Lodge,'Hail Tuesday evening. Forty some 'employees arid associates of the Robinson Construction Co. were guests.",, ;,;•, Brownie Troop number 5 had a Christmas party Monday Afternoon at the home of their:co- leader, Mrs John Deim. Refreshments -.were, furnished 'by the troop committee members, Mrs Glen Segar, Mrs Harold Kuchen- reuther and Wava Woodward. . " . . ' —0-— :" The three sons of Dr.. and -Mrs L. L. Snyder .are hoping that their Beagle puppy, Skipper will be returned to them in time for Christmas. He was last seen Friday afternoon, wearing a blue beaded Indian collar. The pup, lias a habit of Scratching on doors to, be! let in and" it was thought that someone might have admitt- sd him without knowing tp whom he belonged. Anyone knowing the whernbouts of Skipper is asked to contact.the Shy- ders to make three .little boys happy. ; Christmas dinner guests 01 and Mrs Lloyd Muckey will be Mr and IWtrs Stanley Muckey; and farnilyi Mr and Mrs Bob WllliiafnS and family, Mr' and Mrs' Rus'sell Pickett and children and Chet Williams.' Mr and MJS Kenneth Renken and Larry and Lisa are leaving Saturday for LeMars ,fdr,; a holi-. day ' Visit /of several days. With the respective parents, Mr and Mrs C. H. Renkert and. Mr and Mrs-.H. Wi'Pageler. , V • , ' —o—< •',"••'. Mr and Mrs Lloyd Pratt entertained the Pratt, Electric em-, ployees and their Wives and husbands ,at a Christmas party Sun-, day 'afternoon and evening, 'There was a,gift exchange at the .hOstaV home followed by dinner and dancing at the Plantation. ••• Mr and Mrs Fred Wegener will riave', their' sons and daughters and their t families as gUeste on Christmas day. Attending ''will be the Russell Thompsons of Burt and the.Dale Wegeners and Mr and .Mrs Russell Rentz of Algona. • Westminster Fellowship, young people 'group of the Presbyterian church held a Christmas party Sunday evening at the church. A pot-luck dinner was served followed. by "games and a gift 'exchange.': • Elaine Branson is president of the club and was in charge of arrangements! ; ;««W»««rt^^ Alice Kresensky arrived horn* Friday evening from the College of Wooster'at Wooster, Ohio, for the Christmas vacation with her mother, Mrs Claris Rresensky. The other daughter, Ardis is expected to arrive here Christmas day from New Vork City where she is employed by a publishing firm. Mrs Clara Pratt, Mr and Mrs Lloyd Pratt and Mrs Harlan Sigsbee were in Cedar Falls Thursday to attend funeral rites for their nephew and cousin, 'James Traeger and his wife, victims of an automobile crash.' The Nelson Funeral Home With which Bob Richardson is associated was in charge • of arrangements., • —o—.' ' Word has been received here of the death of Bert Peck, at Long Beach, Calif. He 1 Was a former long-time Algonan having owned a livery stable'here. He moved/ to California fifteen , or twenty years ago. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs George Stewart, Sr. of Phoenix, Ariz. The body, will be cremated With the ashes being returned here in the spring. ' .••••.. Staff, Sergeant Donald Grubb spent from .Thursday until Sunday here with his parenfo Mr and Mrs Jesse Grubb. ; Sgt. Grubb has been stationed at Fairbanks, Alaska and "he made the trip .here by car ,via the Alcah highway. His family was presented with packages of caribou and moose meat which he shot on hunting trips in Alaska. Sgt. Grubb is in Sioux City this week receiving his army dist charge after which he will return here for a longer visit. Bur! News for the annual Christmas party. Invited guests were Mrs Buell, Hedwig Larson, Mrs Patterson and Bertha Wallace. There was an exchange of gifts. The next meeting will ? be with Rose Me- Guire. On Friday afternpon the Fortnightly Club met at the home of Mrs W. W. Boettcher, with Ethel Dremmel assisting hostess. Mrs Castor and Mrs Charles Scott Were guests. •; Sewing Circle met with Mrs Fred Howard Friday afternoon The Cub Scouts had their Christmas party and gift exchange at the home of Dr. ana Mrs M. I. Lichter on Saturday afternoon. The pack meeting for the Cubs and parents was held at the Lichter home the same evening with Den No. 2 In charge of refreshments. , Mrs J. D. Graham entertained members of the Jolly, ?en Club at her home Saturday afternoon in observance of her birthday. There was a gift'exchange and all members were present but Loretta Larson. Wrong Overshoes Lead To Auto Mishap, Whittemore WhlUetuore — The Eltott Pratt car collided with the Sterling Simonson car Sunday afternoon 'at about 4 p.m. and damaged the left rear fender and tail light on the Sirnonson car, & Mercury, and the Pratt oar, a ford, had Its right fender cracked up. Stanley Simonson, who with his brother and juste? Was at St. Paul's church for rehearsal f6r the Christmas Eve program were leaving for home when his br6th" er noticed that he had a wrong pair of overshoes on- and Stanley parked the car on the north of the highway facinfc West. The Pratt's 18 year-old-son coming from the east struck the Simon* so car on the left rear. American Legion Party, The American Legion Auxiliary held its annual Christmas p'or- ty at the Legion hall Sunday afternoon with a pot luck dinner. Gifts, were exchanged and 500 was played. Higlr prize was won by Frank Piekarski and .lifts Louis Braatz, Ben Hansdn arid Mrs Peter W. Kollasch }ow, Mrs Clete Mueller won the chair prize. Jolly 500 Party" Mrs Herman Voigt. entertained her Jolly 500 Club at her home Raymond Voigt. last Tuesday afternoon at a Christmas party. Gifts were exchanged and secret pals were're- vealed, and new pals were drawn for 19M. 500 wds played, •Mrs Paul Ludwig winning high, and Mrs Lela Potter, low. Guests were Mrs Gerald OUom and JFlos- ella Voigt of Algona and Mrs Milton Espe of here. Mr and Mrs Lyle Anderson from Norman, Okla., are spend* ing their Christmas vacation at the parental home of Mr and Mrs George Wichtendahl. Mr and Mrs George Winkel are both patients in a hospital at Rochester, Minn. Mr and Mrs Harold Winkel of here, and Mrs Hugo Potratz of Fort Dodge, toek their parents to Rochester last week Tuesday and Mrs Winkel underwent surgery on Wednesday, and Mrs Winkel went there for observation. Mr and Mrs Henry Kueck of Lone Rock, and Mr and Mrs Arthur Heidenwith, were entertained at cards Thursday evening at the home of Mi" find Mrp Herman Voigt. Mr and Mrs Archie Voigt and Mr and Herman VoljH spent Sjin- day. evening with Mr and Mrs ... We are using our space this week to bring to you and your loved ones our sincere Christmas Greetings' and our hope that Christmas Day may be, for you and your family, a wonderful and memorable occasion. . . . Amid the hurry and activity of the holiday season we can each of us, in our own way, pause to remember that Christmas is still, above all else, the festival of the birth of Christ. At Christmastime we realize that Christ in our hearts is still the supreme gift of all ... God's gift to us. . . . May this spirit of Christmas be with you and your family, and may we with heartfelt sincerity, thank you for your friendship and wish you all the heart«warming (oy of a very Merry Christmas. BLESS RUSK JIM JOHNSON CARRIE LENSING BERNITA RUSK WILMA COOKSEY JIMMY ANDERSON "Nativity vyith Saints qndrDpnor" Metropolitan Museum of Art We Deem It A Privilege To Serv» You

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