The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 22, 1955 · Page 57
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 22, 1955
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Guild Election Held; Many Xmas Parties, Livermore Livfefmore— The Catholic Ladies Guild were entertained in the parish hall Friday .afternoon with the December committee hostesses. The business meeting was conducted by the president Mrs Richard McKenna. At this meeting they had their annual election of officers as follows- president, Mrs Francis Murphy: vice president, Mrs Robert Won- di:i;ay; secretary, Mrs Keith Logue; treasurer, Mrs Alvin Lenerlz. The following were appointed heads of the circles for 1956: Mrs Alvin Berte, Mrs Peter Malkmus, Mrs Juluis Becker, Mrs Georee Foth, Mrs Karsten Kvitli, and Mis Richard Dunphy. The remainder of the aftef- noon.. was spent in playing five for the Holidays THE ELITE SHOP Wo're pulling in on Ihe Holiday Main Line with a load of old fashioned greetings to say "Thanks. Friends!" for your past patronage, and to hope you'll have A GAY AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS! ELK CLEANERS Perry and Norman and All The Gang hundred. High prize went to Anna Altman and a special prize weht to Mrs Alvin Berte. Refreshments were Servced try the committee with Mrs Leslie Jensen, chairman. Eailefn Slat Election The Eastern Stars held their regular meeting Tuesday evening. At this meeting they had their annual election of officers as follows: Worthy Matron Mrs Tommy Kissinger; Worthy Patron Tommy Kissinger; Associate Matron Mrs Paul Wade* Worthy Patron Paul Wade; Conductress Mrs Harold Stoddard; Associate Conductress Mrs Burell Smith: Secretary Mrs Jessamine Miller Treasurer, Mrs Charles Richard. Mrs Kenneth Howard v\ as hostess to the Past Matrons club at her home Friday afternoon. The business meeting was can- ducted by the president, Mrs Harry Claik. The remainder of the afternoon was Spent playing five hundred. Auxiliary Xmas Party The Legion Auxiliary held its Christmas parly in the Legion hall Monday evening. Following the business meeting conducted by the president, Mrs Fred Pooch, a musical reading was given by Mrs Harold Gronbach and Christmas carols were sung. Guessing games were also played %vith Mrs Vcrnon Fidcrlick winning the prize. The ,door prize wenl lo Mrs Virgil Smith. Christmas gifts were exchanged and there was a visit from Santa Claus. A candle light luncheon was enjoyed. Mr and Mrs Gale Berryhill al- attended a Rural Mail Carriers Christmas party recently at Van's Cale in Algona. Mr and Mrs Ed Sillier of Tulsa, Okla. visited last week with rclalives al the Ole Sillier. Richard Fullelon. and Bill Hastings homes. Dinner guests Sunday al the Mrs Kate Collins home in honor of the birthday of her daughter, Mrs Faber Dugan wcie Mr and Mrs Faber Dugan and familv oi Humboldt. Mr and Mrs Marvin M;iri<>w and family of Lone Rock and Charlotte Vohes of Whitlemore. Mrs Edward Hansen had the misfortune to fall on the ice on her porch lasl Thursday and broke her wrist. She was a patient in Mercy hospital in Fort Dodge, but is now home. Carol Wagner, who is a student nurse in Mercy hospital in Fort Dodge, spent the weekend \vi;h her parents, Mr and Mrs Ted Wagner. Mrs Robert Gronbach and Mr.- Dolores Christensen attended a shower at Mrs Loren Bell's nome in Algona Sun. afternoon in honor of Jean Bulgeman. who married Jerry Shey at St. Cecelia's Church in Alyona. Dec. 17. Mr and Mrs James Lempke attended a Lempke family Christmas dinner Sunday at the home of Mrs Bill Wagner in Vincent. Mrs Elwood Ruitimer.s went to I Rochester, Minn. Thursday for'a I check-up. i Mrs John Frederick is ill nt her j home suffering with a heart attack. Nurse Margaret Mai in is caring for her. The Christmas program at the Methodist Church was held Sunday evening Dec. 18. Richard Falb entertained the Youth Fellowship of the Meth* odi.^t Church at his home Sunday evening. A seven o'clock luncheon was served by Mrs Falb. The Contract Club was enter- lamed at the home of Lena Altman Saturday afternoon. Mr and Mrs Harold Hunt of Algona wore Monday dinner guesls at her parents, Mr and Mrs James Hughes. John Fuhrmann, son of Mr and Mrs Lawrence Fuhrmunn. was a paiienl nt the Mercy hospital in Fort Dodge where he went for X-rays. He suffered cuts on his head wbert he fell at school. Mfs George Folh, Mrs Mike Kisch, Mrs Louis Behounek, Mrs Francis Murphy, Mrs Qenevieve Weydert, Mrs Tom McKenna, Mrs Alvin Berte and Agnes Berte attended the C. D. A. meeting and Christinas party at St. Joe Wednesday evening. Mr and Mrs Herman Gronbach and Mr and Mrs Robert Gronbach attended the wedding of Jean Balgeman and Jerry Shey at St. Cecelia's Catholic Church in Algona Saturday morning al nine o'clock. The bride i.s a niece of Mrs Herman Gronbach. Utility Proceedings Minutes of proceedings of the Board of Trustees of the Algona Municipal Utilities. j A meeting of the Board of j Trustees of the Algona Municipal ! Utilities was held in the City I Hall, City of Algona, Iowa, De- ! cember 2. 1955, at 7:30 p.m. i . Present were: Allen Buchanan, C. R. McQuiston, M. J. Bradley, T. James Palmer, Supt., and Ira i Kohl, Secretary. | The minutes of the meeting of j Nov. 16, 1955 were read and approved. ; ; Motion by McQuiston and se- ', conded by Bradley that the ; vouchers payable be approved j and authorized paid us audited. \ Motion carried. All voting ! "Aye." ; Light Fund Iowa Slate Bank, purchase i of bonds ... ..... ____ S50.400.00 i Union Freighways. frgt _______ 26.49 : Pay Roll, pay roll _______ 1.695.27 Milton Bilyeu. labor Edwin Weishaar, labor Mervin Hentges, labor Win. J. Elbert, labor Ernst Thiel, labor Iowa Stale Bank, withholding tax _____ ...... . ____ 244.601 Social Security Fund, soc. sec. tax _________ ..... ... 119.01 i North Central Pub. Ser. Co., gas bill __________ ..... 5,652.22' Diesel Ser. Co.. mdse. ____ 2.262.68 Fulton Iron Works Co.. re- ; pairs ________ ..... ____ 2.390.99 ! Soconv- Vacuum Oil Cf>.. i luboil ___________________ 720.14 ; Northland Elec. Supp. Co., i supplies _________________ 381.50 j Iowa Elec. Supp. Co., supp. 144.07 j Gen. Elec. Supp. Co., supp. 7.51 ! Minn. -Honeywell Reg. Co.. mdse. -_-" _________ . _____ 66.03 i Chester Broz. services _____ 20.00. j Algona Laundry, services... 53.56! Algona Machine Shop, supp. 13.58 Pratt Electric, supp. 26.54 Greenberg Auto Supply, supp. . I__.. 3.68 Russ & Ky's Super Ser., gas 1.75 R. J. Funk, Plumbing & Healing, supp. 8.34 Cowan Building Supply Co., supp. 8.71 Cook s Radiator Repair, repair 44.50 West Disinfecting Co». supp. 22.00 Kossuth Oil Co., gas 2.10 Scobba's Skeliy Ser., g;is_. 60.87 Kossuth Mot. Co., supp.._ 35.44 Moe's Skelly Ser., gas 39.27 Kohlhaas Ildwe., supp. . .. 13.83 Cresco-Union Elec. Co., rent on poles -..- 9.00 l-'noer DCS Moincs Pub. Co.. Segals & supplies! N. \V. Bell Tele. Co., serv. 70.05 Advance Pub. Co.. legals & supp. 24.16 Petty Cash. misc. cash 21.65 Water Fund Pay Roll, pay roll ..292.31 Frank Ostrum, labor 116.73 Walter Peterson, labor 137.43 Reakus Helmets, labor .„_ 77.49 George Weig, labor 83.52 Clarence Heigeson, labor.. 4$.48 James Smith, labor 23.27 George H. Ristau, labor 51.73 Eugene Helmets, labor 23.52 Morris Harbour, labor 4.90 Iowa State Bank, withholding tax .._ 42.10 Soc. Sec. Fund, soc. soc. tax 40.62 Neptune Meter Co., mdse...667.77 James B. Clow & Sons. mdse 65.20 Lei-ghton Supply. Inc., mdse. '. 1,398.36 R. J. Funk, Plumbing & Heating, supp. 24.135 Rapid Thermogas Co.. supp. 4.00 Brandt Buick, services 3.00 Scobba's Skelly Scr.. gas... 22.03 Hopkins Super-Ser., supp. 3.95 Moe's Skelly Ser.. gas 12.13 Lee M. Hatcher, services -..497.75 Advance Pub. Co.. legals & Thursday, December tt, 1955 (la.) Upp«f 0*4 M«ln«-S supplies 8.80 Ed Hoffa Typewriter Ex., services ...'. 20.00 Addressograph Corp., ser. 14.25 Petty Cash, misc. cash SI.37 Deposit fund Albert Forsberg el al, deposit refund 35.00 A resolution, with respect , to a transfer of $27,1)16.80 from the Lighl Fund and $8,02(5.64 irom the Watei Fund to the City of Algona Street Fund, was passed 148.17! ______ 135.16! ____ 93.57: ____ 91.44' 78.41 ; MERRY CHRISTMAS NICHOLS SHOE SHOP and adopted. . A report on the audit of the Utilities records, made by John Spencer, C. P. A., for the year 1954, was presented to the Board. Next meeting date was set for December 15,. 1955. nt 7:30 o'clock p.m. Meeting adjourned. /S/ Ira Kohl Secretary /S/ Allen K. Buchanan President of the Hoard KOSSUTH OIL CO. Berringer and Taylor To all our friends for a happy holiday season, COOK'S WELDERS SUPPLY SEASON'S GREETINGS OLIVER S. CARLSON ALGONA We sing out our wish for you — Merry Christmas! ARNOLD MOTOR CO. GREETINGS ALGONA RENDERING CO. South Phillips St. It's here. The gayest ice cream of the season! Holiday Bisciue Tortoni ,/ 1 (ilVUIIIY . . ill rod ami ihiiiii for loil \\ith Itri^ht jui> % \ pirtv> vu piiu'upplc. ll'-ju-l the u liolidav •'ct-ltiiii'ihcr. L.\lra-i>»i>il bcfnunc it'* made cream WE HAVE Lady Bunion nti-:.\M 0 ur thanks to you for being such £ood friends to our firm — to each of you a warm and friendly \\ith for the happiest of all holiday seasons — Merry, Merry Christmas! BRANDT BUICK Algona, Iowa

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