The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 22, 1955 · Page 26
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 22, 1955
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W^SS^K--.' : ifiiii^^ 22,1955 ^^i'^-^jM; . GV Lv* I»ugsle 'M*s , y, seht me ^'letter ll .'" pi i the ' ' beautiful put all .'" pi rihyef'bf 'ChristtniisVand :l feM it is ;^liy . worth' jpflntfng .; so 'that 'dltr ..readers will';,eiijpy. and 'appreciate thei man};; worth-while ahd>-beautiful 'angle's; of what Chf'islriias , is and? hiearis to u's, Hefejt Is: '-J';'\' ',' \ ; / •';;; ': / "Christmas is -coming -again, Already the stores are filled With: riewrmerchandisei the; windows ' ' with beauty and ,col6r, Soon our neighbors, across the street Will hang 'a holly>Wreath with* a giant ^fed'ibow 'on. their : door, The neighbors farther up : the /itreet will i-begin -i to ; string ; their lights across 'the front of '' sure,; 1 Christmas when all the hfrttstf M, filled w"ith fim and land the sheer joy o "TRi Tf f agflBSe ' 6f Christmas^ hoWltJtfrs Us to, remember, The rooms brings back the memory of s walk eaeh year to select our t tree plum pudding mince piep. didn!t : nave rtoney to spend JornGhflitittflBi, But-/ that, didn't hiatteTj -We .had plenty to eat aMftappy.times,, tPgethen We always •hungibuf; stockings by the ' knowing that Christ; ig Would find them With, at least a huge orange ahd "However; i't' , ; is the simple Ipgs . that. make Christmas 5 all thf:'wpflderMl. Thinl? !of the simplicity of the first Christ: rnafe, nightt-'a heW-born babd iii a, matiger and, shepherds Watching their' flocks on the hillsides —yet tlie wonder,;'the beauty of "I 'have .always thought it -would be'wonderful to approach the Christmas seaspn unhurried) with; all <thb, shopping . done, I\Q ast-minute planning—just plenty of time.tb enjoy .Christmas music, their house and to - the 'evergreen to study .and/meditate. But the trees in front. The children'"are making long lists:,and adding :to them daily. '•>• :''<''•• ••• ,-•-..:• •"-•:.•; • >'! "Today the children brdught : out "the album' of Christmas re•cords and again' we hear "Silent .Wight" and all the,other familiar' Christmas songs, together With beautiful passages' /"from the Bible. The voice' Of the narrator , stiy, rings in my ears "as 1 recall Isaih 52;7-9. It. is Inever difficult ?or me to get .into/the, spirit of Christmas each-year 1 Just a few measures of "Oh,-Holy Night" or a few lines of the matchless ,Chrlstmas story, and I am ready for : Christmas again. The veijy word Christmas is like a magic key'that opens a door to many 'treasured memories. I think to all of us Christmas is perhaps more closely associated with our tenderest memories: Christmas of childhood, Christmas •. of youth and/young adulthood, Christmas when the first child is in the home to share its joys< and plea-. Ctfunsellof, the Mighty .God,* .the Evfif lasting Father, the PHnee" ' ••- '-''' ' f ''' ' ai in this ' WOrla tt' cbtild' d"6 'i but hot Christmas. Christmfis with allots love and Jaughteh Christmas with all its rush and 'hustle, 'Christmas with itt beauty Christrnas ••- with its , joy arid wonddr*— no I couldn't do without ChHstmas. j "It segms 'tp me as ; the years" go by that Christmas becomes all the more previous. HeaVts seem' nioi'e- joyous,- and friends dearer, Christmas music: seems more like afi angel Choir, the stars' above are brighter , and clearer; More pjid more the world seerrts to ac- cjaim Gfod's wonderful gift as in Isaih 9.'2. ; . It may be that We are drawin'g. near to, the day When our King shall return. Perhaps it- : shall be that .during ,& Wonderful Christmas. ' season Hewill come — not again to the manger of Bethlehem, but to reign over a 'world eager for His coming. Arid so, ,as John the Beloved, we sny, "Bv.en so, Come 1-ord Jesus." .- esiWfcl' f.-:^:5C^t^;5K^ir^-.v;;';^.-v- ^. ^••l ; --^^^mmn^^'^^^^i^m , d.-x3 h* is t m a-f They Were , S0r|)nfetl/i : artd hpppy. The fgift' iMSipijifij-idffrtt ^^^H^^msmm : ^'-v-SS^^iSS^^^^^^i^^^^^^^^^^^^ l§ tffe ADS . Christmas, season :i usually find nip, as'itfdoes-so many.> others with? a limit, With many' thing! to dp, , • !'•>:•'> -'•.'-.:... ' ; "BUt I' love it—the 'rush, the crowds, the'last-rpinute planning I ; hurry down the streets that are beautifully decked with holly. : stpp .to see the Nativity.Scene'in a department store window, I hear the singing of the ringing of the ,• Salvation Army lassie's bell. Oh, I wouldn't miss it for anything., ' ."Some may say that the real meaning of Christmas has been over-shadowed by commercialization. Perhaps there is too much of it, but to me as I hurry along the street; it sjll says one joyous thing, "A King Is Born." Once a year the' world meets around a humble manger to give honor to my king.' F % pr unto us a 1 child i£ born,!unto us a son is given, and the government shall be upon; his shoulders, and ' his i name shall b? called .Wpnderfulj Mrs M."H. McEnroe." Their dau- 2nd Operation For Joe Haiiig St. .Benedict—r Joe • Hahig of Ackley, Iowa was to have come horrie Dec, 13 from the.State University hospital but on the day befpre he- developed fever. A blood clot or\ a'kidney had formed' and steam packs were used to try to dissolve it but as this did no good, he was operated upon to rem6ve. it. At present it is not known just when he will be released. He entered .the hospital on Nov. 29 and on;Dec. 5'au operation was performed in which a tumor was'removed. Joe is the husband of the former Helen Arndorfer. Davit} Kunkel, 5 - year old lad, a tpnsillectomy and adenoid- ectpmy at St. Ann Friday morn- ng,- He' is getting along fine. He lad been having quite a lot of rouble with tonsilitis. His sister, Jarbara, spent Friday night with ;ane Arndorfer. Saturday, Dec. 17 was the 42nd redding anniversary of Mr and JACK'S 0. K, TIRESERVIGE Jack; Limbaugh G H R I S I'M-A S S E R V I C E S CHURCH OF THE OPEN BIBLE •'.'.-' ',"' / HEV. JOSEPH STROBBE > "'.',' . ' * > " - " ' ,. . • ! (SMnday). CKris|mas Pay—- §«nd,ay School— 10:00 AMi 1 ,. '••*•'". (Sundayll thrislmas Day — Worship Service — ilsOli A.Nf/?, ; '•'.' "' '" ' "•'-••" " '.'••'• ' '.':'"' -" :: '*.-',' : .'-' "'"•' i -' '- : ''- > '<:'•* ;' :: . • ''.-.: • • •: • .;-,-:'--.•,'. , .-, •:.•..-.'•/•-'.•..••,.",."' S p o n s o r e d i n TR e S p i r i t of Ch r i s t irvas By : ^ Let -f *. Her King •? YX : ; " : IT. |spg5~m?- : :'ffii&S'|s§fKa|i¥sss ALGQNA BOTTLINIG VVORKS. Thompson Distributing Co. HUTZELL'S CITIES SERVICE UNIVERSAL MFGfliCQ. IRONS HEATING^ PLUMBING ALGONA RENDERING CO. Algona Plumbing & Heating BUD ROBINSON, Contractor? MILLER STEEL BLDGS. CO. READY-MIX CONCRETE CLUMBER CO. VIKING OIL CO. SARGENT & CO. PERCIVAL MOTORS Cook's Scrap, Iron & Metal Russ & Ky's Nash Sales & Serv. SCHULTZ BROS. GARAGE ELEAD WEGNER, Contractor LIVINGSTON TOOL CO. CHR6ME SJERVICE STATION Pioneer. Hi-Bred Seed Corn Co. VAN'S CAFE ;'•>• ALGONA PRODUCE J & L MOTOR CO. RISINGS MILL & ELEVATOR KELLEY LUMBER CO. ALGONA GREENHOUSES W^^af$tt^^^^^*<tt^<?&a!&-s>!ii > *? CHRISTMAS SERVICES FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH REV. M. H. BROWER No Sunday School Sunday, December 25. <SUn o d f a H e ££n iSlma 3 M ay ~,2W ip Service ~ 10:0 ° A ' M - ~ Christmas Program " J & L MOTOR CO. RISINGS MILL & ELEVATOR KELLEY LUMBER CO. ALGONA GREENHOUSES ALGONA BOTTLING WQRK5 READY-MIX CONCRETE & LUMBER CO. HUTZELL'S CITIES SERVICE Algona Plumbing & Heqtincj UNIVERSAL MFG. CO. IRONS HEATIN© & PLUMBING ALGONA RENDERING CO. Cook's Scrap, Iron & Metal BUD ROBINSON, Contractor MILLER STEEL BLDGS. CO. VIKING OIL CO. SARGENT & CO. PERCIVAL MOTORS Thompson Distributing Co. Russ & Ky's Nash Sales & Serv. SCHULTZ BROS. GARAGE ELEAD WEGNER, Contractor LIVINGSTON TOOL CO. CHROME SERVICE STATION Pioneer Hi-Bred Seed Corn Co. VAN'S CAFE ALGQNA PRODUCE ^ \* • . Away In Manger ^iSaWiS-S&ff M "i*:':. /-E- -• t CHRISTMAS SERVICES ST. THOMAS EPISCOPAL CHURCH TATHEB KEN? PiNNEQ (EMMBT88UBG) Midnight Shrisiirms Eve }2;QQ Christmas Pay ' Sponsored in The Spirit pf CluUtma* By; IRONS HiATINa & PLUMBING Russ & Ky's Nash Sales & Strv, n, B i»« a m, LL * feLE w fl Tc ^S^,5ISSf^ 0 **' SCHULT/iROS, ©ARA0I BUD ROIINSQN, Contractor JtiAp W£@NER, Centrocter AIGONA lOTTUNfi^woBKS C«pk'i SSIOD, Iron & Metel LIVINGSTON T.OOL CO. RIAOYJUX CONCRiTB^ ™ v,S s Jf,r^ DQS ' m S HROMf 5iR ^ i STATI ^ N "* ^ CWCR "* VIKINQ Oil CO. Pioneer HNBred Seed Corn Co- Alaona MQTOBS Thempscin Oiftribytincj f!^M^m -MvwwMT*v5..w; . "-••«, • r««*«*^<«*m«*!^^-«8S|^^

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