The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 29, 1955 · Page 2
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, Isr f$^ of .'-, \, ' 'j> o - ^ ;--, M , .: W * a Jeaft tarding, daughter bf-Mr and Mrs Ralph Reding of Ott&sen and James jBierstedt, son " of Ml, and MffiAlirerBierstedt tlembrex; wefe" recently the KoMith County 6ui- Hvfoiir squafe club 'tiward f of 1955. iV , _„_ _..afd is made'each year by the Danforth Foundation to the 441 girl and boy in Kossuth County,showing.outstanding phy* sicaV rnental, social and religious leadership.'' Winners' each de- ceived'a copy of the fine book "I Dare You." ftorrna Jean has been a mem- bei- of Ihe, Riverdale Rustlers for three years and is county president of the 4-H girl's club. She has aiQ-outstanding project record, repfelselfitfid : ' ; Kossuth County in the!' 1956J State, Style .ReVue and State Convention; had the top girl's 4-H recojd book in 1955, has Held office In her local cltib; been Boy, Girl For 1 915 on local and coxinty demonstration teams and.taken part in many other 4-H and community activities and events. James has been a member of the Lottf Creek 4-H club for six years and is vine president of the boy's 'county 4-H. 'club. He has* an outstanding project record, having showed the grand champion baby beef at the Kossuth County Fair in 1954 and 1955, plus first prize Steer at the, Iowa State Pair; he has held all the offices in his local club, has given demonstrations and talks in his local"'club; was high individual on the Kossuth judging team that placed fourth at the Iowa State Fair and has been active in many other community activities. •/;••.. . > ; Last year's winners were Dorothy Gade of Algona and John Helleseth of West Bend. CHRIS REESE A Lilile of This, a Little ' •;- 6t ;Thkt! Not' Much '<.'. [ iot , Atty thing ' Yep, Christmas ; Was •'•, a 'most pleasant' time but there came with itYa big envelope mailed by the Income-Tax Division of;the State -Tax 'Commission that surely didn't add to the Christmas spirit joys one bit because on account of now we're to figure pur taxes and dig up that annual payment to the state.and it's not one bit of fun. And your state taxes are going to amount to more than just a couple of bucks. And along with that you will find that there has been added more points which will raise your taxes a bit over the past year.. This income taxing gets more disgusting, tiresome and expensive it seems, year after year. Christmas 'I)ay this year set as on Monday because! it fell on a Sunday was sure a peach from a weather standpoint, so to speak. There were no snow flurries and, the .temperature was of the sort which thawed out what bit of snow we did have. In fact it was more of- an April sort of day in place- of the snow and wintry sort of a day it-usually is and should be. If it wasn't for the f Christmas trees and decorations-you would never fe^l that it was really Christmas day, the weather was more of the April Fool's Day sort, so to speak. However, the Christmas presents spirit never. wavered in the least and Christmas Day should be more of a wintry nature, colder and a bit of snow to seem like Christmas Day. —o—• And, by Ihe way, winter arrived on Dec. 21, but it was a nice day, sort of spring-like, and that was perhaps because on account of we have had winter with us for quite some time already, with the thermometer lowering to 20 below and -snow flurries and we sure got used to winter aplenty, so to speak. And it surely made a big difference- to the holiday traffic becuusu on account of roads were in fine shape and holiday visitors found driving conditions pleasant. And I took time out on Saturday afternoon from 5:00 to (>:()() o'clock and parked near the intersection of State and Phillips and counted the traffic cars for one hour. And there were 211 cars came north on Phillips and drove on North to the Diagonal in that hour and there were 30!) cars came north on Phillips and turned west on Stale, a total ot 580 cars crossing that intersection in the one hour. If the traffic was continually that heavy through the clay from U:00 in the morning until 8:00 in the evening, 12 hours, that would mean that a total of li,9GO cars crossed the intersection during that part of a day. Naturally the traffic- through that intersection would be heavy because- on account of it is a part of highway l(ji). And then, too, probably most uf that traffic meant folks were on thi-ir way to homes of relatives and friends for the Christmas holiday visit, so to speak. Just two more days and then is here beginning of another year When habits we would cast away Which over better sense hold away. The custom is that we swear off, The brimming cup we cease to quaff, And cards and checkers we would ban And for good habits take a stand. Each year there comes within our heart This urging that we do our part To purge the- world of use-less crave And better daily U> behave. We .swear there'll be no poker chips, That never alcy pats our lips, We swear an stacks of bibles high To cease our gorging pumpkin pie. We shout that all the world may hear, There'll be no brewing malty beer, Nor will we spend e^en ary dime To sip or make of cherry wine. With hand on heart and eyes to heav'n We banish shooting bones "Cunu seven," And bridge and poker, pool or bowl We bury deep, we'd clofin.se our soul. We stagger through a day sans-smoke, Nor see y resolution broke, Though wild for puff of pipe, or pill, We- bravely bid the urge be still. A dyy arid night we worry through. Sometimes we la.st a week or two, From ail old habits we ru- fraih Though pain and urges fill our frame. And ; so we careless get betimes, Again we "spend of sundry dimes For pipe and mug and cigaret And gaily sing "I'll raise your bet." ' Deserting power of mind and will, '^e hunt again oiu' >bqptleg still. -And, irresponsible, we laugh, As deeply alcohol we i'xjuaff;' May be a joke this "sweating off" Like giving u'p of bafcnyard golf—Cai^ it be done by -you and I? If not, no need to live a lie.. , - • ••.. . and Mrs -Louis "fifrftfett and M^and.Mrs Art Bai-flett went 16 Masort" City/ tb; speh^Ghristmas Dfe? f ith Mf and Mrs" R<5ger Page and Barbai'Bi » ' Mrs HaM Carroll entertained her mother, Mrs Fahriie Al* bright, her brother Chester and Sister Wilma at her hoffie, Christmas Day. ':••]' s Mr and Mrs Ray Fitch got 8 phone call from their daughter, Helen, Mrs 'Shirley Steinfert of Pomona, Calif! on Christmas day. Mr and Mrs W. J. Stewart and jv David spent ChHstmai Day with Mrs SfewaH's mother, Mrs Prim- rising of west Bend. , ; Mr and Mrs Dwight Ruse, M* and Mrs Victor Fitch, Korine and Judy, Mr and Mrs George Hix< and Mr and M TsrimerHarsm. and Mr and Mrs Timer Harms and family spent Christmas Day at the Arthur Hix home, south of Sextori. • . Portland Twp. ' By Mrs. Victor Fitch Friday night supper guests at the Earl Zwiefel's were Mr and Mrs Verne Trickel and Tommy of Mankato, Minn. , Connie and Kermit Zwiefel were in the Christmas program at the Methodis't church in Titonka, Saturday evening. Guests in the Franz Teeter home Christmas Day were Mr and Mrs Vern Teeter and Kenneth and Mrs D. A. Teeter. • Christmas Day dinner guests at the Bernard and Charles Phelps tome were IVlr and Mrs LeRoy Phelps and Mr and Mrs Paul Krominga of Titonka and Mr and Mrs Roger Moore and Suzanne of Muncie, Ind. The Stanley Moore's called from Philadelphia to wish them all a "Merry Christmas". Mr and Mrs Moore run a feed store in Philadelphia, they hay.e.tjirge cjiildven, one.boy,and two' gins. " •* Mr and Mrs Gene Ringsdorf of Des Moines drove up Friday night to spend Christmas with home folks. They had dinner Christmas Day at the Henry Rad- maker home. The R.ingsdorfs got together Monday ' for their Christmas dinner at the Roy Ringsdorf home. Guests were Mrs Will Ringsdorf of Burt, Mr and Mrs Wendell Ringsdorf and family, Mr and Mrs Donald Ringsdort and Barbara, Mr and Mrs Gene Ringsdorf and Mr and Mrs Brink Shipler and Dale of Swea City. Mr and Mrs P. W. Marlow and family had Christmas dinner with Mr and Mrs Richard Bristow and family at LuVerne. Other guests were Mrs Clara Marlow, the Donald Marlows, Mr and Mrs Paul Olsen and boy:and Mr and Mrs Larry Holding •ill of Burt and Mr and Mrs Geo. Harms and Vona Jean of Red Field, So. Dak. , Christinas dinner guests of Mr and Mrs Earl Zwiefel were Mr and Mrs L. G. Huher and Mr and Mrs Gerald Huber a»d Gary. Mr and Mrs P. W. Marlow and family were Christmas Day supper guests at the Elmer Phillips home in Algona. Mrs Phillips is an aunt ol Mrs Marlow. Mr and Mrs Ramon Bisque ol Ames spent Tuesday with Mr and Mrs C. L. Young, before leaving for Iron River, Mich, to spend Christmas weekend with Ramon's mother, Mrs Camilla Bisque They will also visit friends and relatives in Green Bay, DePere and Manitowoc, Wis., before returning to .-»ptnd New Year.'s with Mrs Bisque's parents. Mr and Mrs Ray Fitch spent Christmas Day with their daughter, the Forbus Stiltx' of Livermore; their grandson, Larry and wife of Bilo.xi, Miss., and granddaughter and husband, Mr and Mrs Oran Beardsley of Iowa City were home for the holidays. Mr and Mrs Edmund Larsen and Beverly, Mr and Mrs Arie Dittmer and family of Burt; Mr and Mrs Qlto Harlan and family of Algona and the Howard Sar- i-i-ipK of Wall Lake. la. spent Christmas Day ul the Clinton tSjustrom home. Mr ami Mrs Andrew Hansen and family had an early Christmas dinner Saturday at the Llovci Bartlett home. Mr and Mrs C. L. Young and Bruce had Christmas dinner at the home of Mrs Martha Drager i;i Plum Creek township. Mrs Drager aiMj t-nleitained Mr and Mrs Jou Loebach Jr. and family of Whitteinore. Mr and Mrs Fern Drone and family, Mr and Mr.s Edward Kain and family and Mrs Mary Kain all of Algona and Mi- Leonard Plaehn of Garwm. Christmas Day dinner guests at the Minnie Larsen home were Mr and Mrs Glen Larsen and family, Velma Larsen, Mr and Mrs Louis Larsen and Nancy, Mr and Mrs Levant Moore and family and Mrs Hedwig Larsen. Mr Elmer WeigaJid was a supper gue.st ;it the luniu: of Mr tnd Mrs Louis Larsen, Christmas Name Winners Yule Lighting Contest Burt Burt — The judging of the Lion's- Club decoration contest Wednesday evening was based:on originality, continuity of theme and grouping, and the three winners were Mr and Mrs H. A, Thompson, Mr and,Mrs Carl Reynolds arid Mr and Mrs Clifford Holding. Honorable mention went to Dr. Clapsaddle, Charles Davis, Charles Lappe, -Luther Millor, Don Patterson, Lance Riebhoff and F. C. Soderberg. Thanks were given to all contributing to the Christmas-contest; Christmas Guesis Harry Sewick of Ireton spent uie Christmas weekend with the Art Leasons and Lura Sewick. June Steward of Woodward spent the holidays with her father Harold Steward and iother relatives here. : Mr and Mrs J.' L. Miller went to Havelock Sunday and spent Christmas day with the Jailer's grandmother, Mrs S. H. Gill.; ! Lockwoods Are 'Hosts ' , Mi'- and Mrs Walter Lockwood spent Christmas Day -with the latler's father, William- Hoffmah in'Eagle Grove, and the* .Arnold darks, of Akron came Sunday evening for the family dinnei-.at Ihe Lockwood home on, Monjlay. Mr Clark returned, to Akrorj, while Mrs Clark, with Stevie and Rochelle remained the week. ;!-: .^l&iiiiji • : •••'• ,. -V-."* 1 ' ?j>?itf'¥*lvJ.t'r-1-. I . >«».« and arid «6h Sili •'. 'MtUrf parents Clinic Kei th ^(pveighed^ 7 ouncegrfrMf and Doege Oroen af r ¥?th 7 e"grandp'lif6ffijll't James Kj&ith is the aroWir^" and Mi? _._., and fam'i with Mrs, . „ Henry ^KfiShhberg a$I relatlvei^lffcSVells, Mi! ... ..SU4JS. F]iyd Christmas Dinner Mr and Mrs Harm Groen had the following members of their family at the home for Christmas dinner Monday evening ,Mr ancj Mr,s Richard Groen and children with Mr and Mrs John Groen and children of Algona and Mr and Mrs Gary Pringle and son of Iowa City. Graham Family Dinner Mr and Mrs Jay Graham had the following at their home for Christmas dinner Monday noon Mr and Mrs Kenneth" Graham and Phyllis and Phillip, Mr and Mrs John Emmerts and children, all Mason City; Mr and Mrs Raymond Mitchell i and children of Lansing, and Mr and Mrs Chris Olson and sons of Blooming Prairie, both Minnesota; Mr and Mrs Glenn Graham and Gary and soriffol • Titonka% a'tt't.. r .~_ Bertha Stow were dinrief guest* Frid>y evening.at the home of ; ,Mj and Mrs Merwyn Cunningham, a Mr tyilliam Nelson who spent the. frast fortnight at ;., fair Ha^en returned to; his hotril Monday|afternoon. His daughie^ Lillten"Stanger wil careffor him' Mrs -Roy Johnston*• of. De| Moines-is spending the Christmas week With her son-irt-laW and daughter,'Mr and Mrs Don tersoni arid softs. '/;?$!?.' Mr and-Mrs Gflry Prlhgle and Michael of Iowa City spent some' time at the Harm Groens during the CHfistmak;.vacation. -Mr. 'Prl Mrs Cringle is the former Kath? leen Groen. , .,. , r.-.jc^F " Mr ahol'Mrs' George' -Patteri gave. a dinner Cnristmaj3';,E with' the following guests | fJi,^ sent: Mr and ? Mrs,Don Patterson and sons George arid John and Mrs Roy Johnston, , Purt.;,.th£t Kenneth 'Pattersons of Swea C and Mrs Elizabeth Patterson. . Mr and Mrs Chet L. Webb ancf Gary of "Algona and Detvid Mil'-? ler were Christmas dinner g'uestl on Sunday at the Jessie M. Rash/ home. : I • Mr and Mrs. Newton Heiter,,p$ Algona called at the R. L. home Sunday afternoon.; The men are ; sisters! ; ! y <. ''-''••'-• Christmas day* visitors at the TS&, A. Junkermeier home were ;.tKS' son-in-law and daughter, .Mr and- Mrs Harold Dobbenberger, Max' and Rex of. Hedrick and Miss Alma Junkermeier of Estherville'i Mr and Mrs C. 'M.' Gross, had', the following 'guests at home for Christmas Monday ner: Mr and; Mrs Richard and children of Lone s Rock; Mr and Mrs Glenn ' Grouse and children of 'Fort Dodge; Mr and Mrs Billy , Gifford 1 -and son and f Mr and Mrs Art' Leason. **:: The Clai-k were at the J. L; s of Titonka; [iller home forj Christmas dinner on 'Monday,' Greg Miller is spending a- fe\^ days with his grandparents. The V.F.W. will sponsor the, second public card party Monday evening Jan. 16 at the Hall. ' . Airport Log Pec. 11 — Student ''oh', cross- country from Masbn^^ity in Taylorcraft; •. '''^'f •'"'•" • : ' Dec. 13—Tri-Pacer^ Des -Moines Flying Service, Des Moines. • Dec. 16—Air Coupe, flown by W. J. Craig, arrived.-'from St. Cloud,'Minn. f Dec. 21 — McCiillough's Air Ambulance to Iowa City; A! Campbell, Kansas City, arrived in Lusc-fimbe. IF IT'S NEWS — WE WANT IT ATTENTION! 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