The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 22, 1955 · Page 50
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 22, 1955
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I' (t«.) Upp«f fo* Mdtftti Thursday, December 22, 19SS tat 300 Ik Peanuts At Wesley Store W«*lif — . About 300 pounds of peanuts wore oaten at. the Dc- Bber I. ft. H. A. Hardware Store Satuitlay afternoon. Boh Cav- anaug-h of KQLO Mason City, was at the store greeting his many friends. Adult winners, at the drawing Saturday evening were Louis Ericksori, Jim Rancy. and Mrs Irene Meneke. ^Youngsters who were winners were Elaine Goctz, Tommy Studer and Judy Tjarks. Mike VitzthUm received the consolation prize. Annual C.D.A. Party The annual Christmas C.D.A. party was held Thursday evening, December 15 with a very good attendance. The next regular meeting will bp Wednesday evening, Jan. 4. The'Catholic Missionary Society will meet that afternoon. Students Home Tommy Forburger, John Pfeffer, Larry Fox, Walter Smith. Betty and Mary Tjaden, David Seaberg, Lynn Struther, students at Iowa State College, came over the December 18th weekend to spend the holiday vacation at 'their parental homes. Other students home for the holidays are Ellen Loebig, a student at St. Mary Academy, Milwaukee, Janet Richtsmeicr, Kathleen Studer, Marilyn Hugh, student at Good Council Academy, Mankato; Virginia Studer of Hamilton Business college of Mason City; Mark Becker of Loras college, Dubuque; Carol Goetz of Iowa State Teachers, Cedar Falls; Janice Paulson of Waldorf College, Forest City; Billy Loebig of Loras College, Dubuque; Stanley Hansen, of Iowa State University, Iowa City. Back From Wyoming Mr and Mrs R. E. Ncwtarough and Mr and Mrs Stan Johnson returned home Sunday afternoon from a 3 day business trip to northern Wyoming. ' Mr and Mrs E. R. Newbrough of Britt stayed with their three granddaughters, Diane, Linda and Karla Newbrough, Steven and David Johnson stayed with their paternal grandparents, Mr nnd Mrs O. V. Johnson at Albert City, Iowa. There will be Christmas Midnight Mass in St. Joseph's catholic church. The next mass will be at 9 o'clock with the third one following it. The pupils of St. Joseph's parochial presented a very impressive Christmas program Monday, December 1U at 1:30 p.m. and again at 7:30 in the parish hall. Mr and Mrs Russ Naeze of Nashua were Sunday evening dinner guests at the Maurice DeBoer homo. Guests at the DeBoer home Saturday evening after the closing of the DeBoer Hardware Store free peanut day were Bob Cavanaugh, Phil Jacobsen and daughter Ruth and her friend of Mason City, Mr and Mrs Lester Lease and Mr and Mrs Fred Thomas, This area had temperature readings of -20 degrees or so Sunday and Monday and most of this week, and a heavy snowfall on Sunday morning,' making walking and driving difficult, due to icy conditions before the snowfall. , , Mrs Harold Price was lucky winner of the basket of groceries Saturday night at Binder's Store. Registration was Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Xmas Season Concert And Parties, Lakota Lakota—The High School Band under the direction of Virgil A. Barrett, presented a very fine concert Wednesday at 8 o'clock in the School Auditorium. The grade band of 40 members also played three pieces. Plan Public Supper The Band Mothers met Monday night in the hot lunch room with 16 members present. They were successful in their project of selling cinnamon, pepper and vanilla and hope to have the last few bottles of vanilla sold soon. Tentative plans were made to Eagle Scout Court of Honor For 5 Court of Honor ceremonies honored four local boys and one man, Wednesday evening, December 7. The rank of Eagle Scout was bestowed on Gary Cook, Larry Wicks, Robert Hardy, Glen (Butch) Slrayer, and Richard Strayer, the latter a Scout commissioner for this district. About 250 witnessed the ceremony at the high school. The honored scouts and their parents are pictured above. Back row — Larry Wicks, Garry Cook, Mark Perkinson, Scout executive of Fort Dodge, Judge W. P. Butler, guest speaker of Mason City, Wes Bartlett, national representative for the Prairie Gold Area Council, Joe Kessler, field representative of Fort Dodge, Bob Hardy, "Butch" Strayer and Richard Strayer. Front row — Mrs Orville Wicks, Orville Wicks, Mrs Gene Cook. Gene Cook, Mrs Wes Hardy, Wes Hardy, Mrs Glenn Stryer, Glenn , , Strayer, and Mis Richard Strayer. have a public supper in JaYiuary. Circles Have Parties The Circles of the Presbyterian women held their Christmas parties Thursday afternoon. Mrs Russell Winter and Mrs Earnest Wortrnan were hostesses to the Miriam Circle. Mrs C. C. Gerzema gave the devotions, recorded Christmas carols on which Paul Ukena was soloist were played and each member gave A Christmas poem or story. Each member brought a gift which was sent to. the Presbyterian Home in Ackley. Mary Circle met iu the church parlors Thursday evening with Mrs Irvin Koppen and Mrs Wayne Heetland hostesses. Mrs Robert Beemer arid Mrs Burdette Hoeppner presented the Christmas carols. Mrs Wilson Brack read several selected poems. Esther Circle met with Mrs Henry Dontje. Home For Holidays Larry Winter, student at Ames, and Larry Gerzema of Macalester College, St. Paul, are at their respective homes for the holidays. Lutheran Aid Party The Lutheran Aid and the Missionary Society held theii Christinas party in the parish Hall, Dec. 13. "A program of Christmas carols and poems was presented by the Aid, while the Missionary ladies served the lunch. New officers for 1956 installed were president, Joan Mabus; secretary, Mary Sachs; for the missionary, vice president, Gertrude Tietz; secretary,. Mrs Engle- barts. Mr and Mrs Donald Winter arrived Friday night from Norfolk, Va. Donald has cprnpleted his four years of service in the navy. They will spring. start farming next ini n jtjii 11 ji V.L *V.»*H.«K»TI* ,^.«..^ .- .— - •, * - ---- --• —• — ' • Oh Come All Ye Faithful -;• and Mrs Kenneth Busch nnd family left Saturday for Waterloo to visit Mrs Busch's sister and family, the George Loonans. They were to have an early Christmas dinner Sunday nnd return home Sunday evening. Mr and Mr.s Raymond Winter and Mr and Mrs Edward Looft attended a dinner at Estherville Wednesday given by the R.E.A for directors and former directors. Mr and Mrs Charlie Stroebcl left early Friday morning for Richmond, Calif., where they will visit over the Holidays with Mrs Stroebel's parents, Mr and Mrs McNutt. Mrs Pete Smidt and David, Mrs Win. Smidt and baby were in Mason City Thursday where David was taken for a check up. He had recently had a tonsillectomy at the Buffalo Center hospital. The little two month old daughter of Mr and Mrs Wm. Smidt day morning had surgery for eft enlarged muselt or obstruction irt her stomach. She Is fecrovsr' irig but will be hospitalized for W Mr and' Mrs Jerry Heetland were hosts to • a large group of Farm Bureau families at their annual Christmas party Friday. They enjoyed a pot luck supper at 7:30 o'clock, a White elephant gift exchange and a program ol Christmas numbers. Mr and Mrs William Kiemtz, Delores Kieniiz and Mrs Carlyle Gerzema attended funeral Services for two months old Jeffrey Johnson at Buffalo Center Monday afternoon. The baby was the spn of Mr and Mrs Eppie Jbhnson and a nephew of Mrs Kienitz. He died very suddenly. Carlyle Gerzema has returned to Fort Leonard Wood concluding a 12-day leave. SP3 Arlo Pannkuk concluded a 14-day furlough Friday and left for further schooling in electronic counter measuring at Fort Monmouth, N. J. Mr and Mrs Eugene Blome and Debbie and Mr and Mrs Morris Wortman and baby left Monday for California where they expect to make their home, in the Los Angeles area. They are taking a trailer home with them. An early Christinas dinner was held at the home of Mr and Mrs J. C. Blome Sunday. Guest* included Mr and Mrs Fred Schroeder, Mr and Mrs Arlowc Blome and sons and Mr and Mrs Eugene Blome and Dcbby. Mrs Dennis Murray returned Friday from Council Bluffs where she had visited a week with her parents. Mr and Mrs A.'C, Schissel met their daughter Sue at Rochester, Thursday, where she had come- by plane from Lapghorn, Penn., to spend the Christmas holidays. The Westminster Fellowship group went caroling for the elderly and shut-ins Sunday at 7:30 after which they were guests of Rev. and Mrs Harlan ,Kruse in the Manse. Dick Mittag was calling on friends Monday. He is spending mother, Mr8 ™ aji«; !;{•"•"•?•• rj-- Family ift 'Al|0fia., Dwk, 18 it-. Sftg' schodV nftd Uvlftg with ah aunt, Mrs t faftk Baldwin, »h Joplin, Mo. ^ Mrs Elizabeth accompanied I. nephew to Arkansas to spend Christmas with her- brother, John Baldridge and family. __ tflt'S ttfctfjl - WE WAKT It gll LU1 CJI iVll cJHU iv i is > v ui. A**V* »v»o *»»»./• -MM.J. - -- --• ~i V. was left in the hospital and Fri- the .Christmas vacation with his L S. MUCKEY Plumbing & Heating SVfrSS&sj^sHWijret^^ "•t. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing * Y 3- CHRIS'TMAS SERVICES ! ST. CECELIA'S CATHOLIC CHURCH MSGR. P. P. GEAREN FATHER HAROLP COOPER, Assi. (Sunday) Christmas Day — Masses at 12:00 Midnight (High Mass), 6:00, 8:00 (High Mass), 9:00 and 10:00 o'clock. Confessions: Thursday, 3:00 to 5:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 Friday, 3:00 to 5:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 ' Saturday. 3:00 to 5:30 , Sponsored in The Spirit of Christmas By; VAN'S CAFE ALGONA PRODUCE J & L MOTOR CO- RISINGS MILL & ELEVATOR KEWJY LUMBER CO. Pioneer Hi-Bred Seed Corn Co. ALGONA GREENHOUSES ALGONA BOTTLING WORKS Algona Plumbing & Heating READY-MIX CONCRETE & LUMBER CO. HUTZELL'S CITIES SERVICE UNIVERSAL MFG. CO. IRONS HEATING & PLUMBING ALGONA RENDERING CO. BUD ROBINSON, Contractor Cook's Scrap, Iron & Metal 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 UVINGSTON TOOL CO. CHROME SERVICE STATION ® $ CHRISTMAS SERVICES • • FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH REV. ROLAND A. ANDREWS. PASTOR Friday Evening, December 23 — Young People's Christmas Party at Chet Cook Home with Junior Cook, Host (7:30 P.M.) (Sunday) Christmas Day — Sunday School 10:00 — Christmas Lesson. (Sunday) Christmas Day — Worship Service — 11:00 — Christmas Message with Special Music. (Sunday) Christmas Day — Worship Service — 8:00 P.M. — Christmas Message with Special Music. Sponsored in The Spirit of Christmas By; f**^^»«^ ALGONA GREENHOUSES ALGONA BOTTLING WORKS READY-MIX CONCRETE & LUMBER CQ. HUTZEU'S CITIES SERVICE • Algona Plumbing & Heating UNIVERSAL MFG. CO. IRONS HEATING & PLUMBING ALGONA RENDERING CO. BUD ROBINSON, Contractor MILLER STEEL BLDGS. CO. Thompson Distributing Co. VIKING OH CO. SARGENT & CO, PERCIVAL MOTORS Cook's Scrap, Iron & Metal KELLEY LUMBER- €0. SCHULTZ BROS. GARAGE ELEAD WEGNER, Contractor LIVINGSTON TOOL CO. CHROME SERVICE STATION Pioneer Hi-Bred Seed Corn Ce, VAN'S €AF| ALGONA PRODUCE 4 & L MOTOR €©. RISINGS MIU & ELEVATOR ' Russ & Ky's Nash Sales & Serv. *^.^

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