The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 22, 1955 · Page 53
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 53

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 22, 1955
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December 22,1955 aigonn Upper jWotnetf Wallace Benton Funeral, Wesley — Wallace Benton, 83, a resident of Wesley for more than 50 years, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs Arnold Kissack at Castro Valley, Cal., Dec. 6, and burial took place in the family lot at Evergreen cemetery in Wesley, Sunday, Dec. 11, following services in the Methodist church with Rev. F. A. Webb officiating. {The 1OOF lodge also participated in the services. Sutviving are four daughters, Mrs Joe (Mildred) Matern, Panora; Mrs (Erma Dee) Kissack; Mrs Don (Audra) White, Des Moines; Mrs Ed Drotleff, Bel- mont, Cal., a brother Frank of Peoria Heights, 111.; and two sisters, Mrs Fred Looft of Swea City and Mrs Carl Hendrickson, Atlantic City, N. J. His wife preceded him in'death. 'Attending the services from, out-of-town were Mr and Mrs Joe Matern of Panora, Mr and Mrs Don White and daughten Virginia of Des Moines, Miss Mayme McNamee and Mr and Mrs Russell Thompson of Mason City, Mr and Mrs Merle Weidt of Austin,'Minn., Mr and Mrs Fred Looft and Mr and Mrs Allen Looft of Swea City, Mrs Myinie Matern, Mrs Dorothy Sherman and Delia and Edith Welter of Algona. NEED PRINTING? GOOD work at faif prices at the Upper Des Moines Pub. Co.. Algona. Charles Adams Burial Saturday Funeral services for Charles C. Adams, 72, resident of the Algona area for a half-century, were held Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. in McCullough's Funeral Chapel. Rev. M. H. Brower, Presbyterian minister, officiated and burial was in the. Hurt cemetery. Mr Adams died Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 7, at University hospital, Iowa City, \*here he had been a patient for several weeks. His death was attributed to complications following a fall in which he suffered a broken neck. He was born August 25, 1883 at Mansfield, 111., and was married to Martha Dettman March 6, 1907. Survivors include his wife, three daughters, LaVonne Sabin, Des Moines; Aileen Gaunt, Bedford Heights, Ohio; .Melva Dclperdang, Bedford Heights; and a son, E. W. Adams, Algona. Three brothers, a sister and 13 grandchildren also survive. Three children preceded him in death. Schedule For Nativity Scene Algona's famous Nativity Scene, which opened for th* holiday season last Sunday, will again be open to the public next Sunday, Dec. 18, and the following scheduled will prevail for the holiday season: Sunday, Dec. 18—1 to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Dec. 22 and 23—6:30 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. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31 — 1 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 origially built by German prisoners of war at the Algona camp. Riverdale Club Party The Riverdale Friendly Club hfrkl its annual Christmas party, Dec. ,7. at the Johnson House with a turkey dinner. A gift exchange was held followed by bingo. Dads To Be Guests At 4-H Club Meetings For January 4-H Christmas Party The Blue & White 4-H girls of Bancroft had a Christmas party, Dec. 8 at the home of 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 Weber. Guests were Mrs Gene Lampe. Mrs Roman Wilhelmi, Mrs H. V. Clark. Mrs R. E. Weber, Mrs S. DeGeeter. Mrs Geo. Rahe and leaders. Mrs Ajjne*; Menke and Mrs Marv 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. Afler the meeting songs were sung and gifts were distributed. Set Dates Of Beef Weighing Around County County 4-H clubs met Dec. 14 in Algona and made plans to invite club member's Dads to attend thu January club meetings. Dads and leaders will assist club members in making out their 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 loaders attending the school. Those reporting were Lloyd Thorson. Cecil Thoreson, Leander Vaske, Scrcal DeGeeter, Earl Crouch and Robert Johnson, youth assistant. Dean Barnes, county extension '•V^ v The age-old story takes new meaning each year aa again we wiak •II our friendi and caatomeni A VERT MERRY CHRISTMAS SWARTZ Algona HARDWARE director, explained the State Leadership Recognition Day scheduled for Jan. 30. Leaders indicating a willingness to attend were — Kenneth Strayer, Soren Pedersert, Bernard Thilges and Ervin Meier. The county baby beef weighing program Was explained and plans were made to do the weighing during the Christmas school vacation. Following is the schedule: Buffalo and Wesley— Dec. 23, 1:30 p.m.. Stockyards, Titonka. Fen ton and Seneca—Dec. 27, 9:00 a.m., Fenton Stockyards. Lotts Creek and Whittemoro— Dec. 27, 1:00 p.m.. \Vhittemore 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, 1:30 p.m., Weigh at Burt. Garfield—Dec. 29, 1:30 p.m., J. B. Mertz, West Bend. Greenwood and Ramsey—Dec. 30, 8:3£ a.m., Welp's. LuVerne — Dec. 30, 1:30 p.m., Northwestern yards. Eagle and Swea-Harrison — Dec. 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, Gavfield; Screal DeGeeter and Leander Vaske, Ramsey; Bernard Spangler, Prairie; Louis Wingert and Ray Johnson, Lincoln; 'Floyd Ottmim and Lloyd Thorson, Eagle; Ceceil Thoreson, Swea; Eugene Drager, Plum Creek; Gerald Soderberg, Greenwood; Alfred Bierstedt, Lotts 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 tractor was credited with saving the life of one daughter, who was under water when he reached the car. 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 60TSFORD LUMBER CO,

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