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January 3,1956 Slgona dipper fHoinrs Maynard Roeber Again Is Whittemore Yule Winner Whittemore j- The first prize wiflner for" the Christmas home decorating Was won by Maynafd Roeber. The event was sponsored by the Whittemore Community Club. The Woman's Club of Whittemore was in charge of the judging. Roeber re-arranged his -deco- rating this year and added enormous more display. He had San- ij L-iaus v^itrt his sleigh and his reindeers on the ground, which he had on the r&of of his house other years. He also had a big Santa Glaus with a big sack on his back, and .carol singers under an old fashioned lamp posl. All these were brightly lighted, and oh the south side of his house was a huge star lit up and also an eight foot candy cane. Erwin Siems won second. 'The. whole spiith side of his house and yard was lit up with light strings and large stars of various colors. James Mueller won the third prize with lighting of various colors around his large picture win- dpw, and a beautiful large Christmas tree in the room in front of the large window. Alfred Bell won fourth with his all blue bulbs lighting. Two, large evergreen trees were illu- minated with blue lights and a large Star with red lights. St. Michael's Catholic church had a Nativity scene which was beautiful and displayed outside with lighting, showing the Child in t.he crib with Mary and Joseph watching Him. Near by are Three Wise Men and their sheep. Mr and Mrs George Maahs celebrated their thirtieth wedding anniversary at their home last week Friday, Dec. 23 with their immediate family. Mr and Mrs Maahs were married December I A' -X>. V" v *" *", ••. *-. d x '- < V-' 1 "b- ••', •*•••• <V ' 1 I Ju&t Received Sped*/ Shipment ;-< TIRES of Drastically Reduced Prices! .*«• SIZE 6.00-16 PLUS TAX and your I rxappable llrt ]Q£ DOWN Drivers Any TUHUSS TM? 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COMf IN JODAY! NAME NAMJ $ tt | 23, 1925, by the late Rev. William Faulstich here in Whittemore. They moved to tlaeir farm two miles southwest of Whittemore where they farmed for 25 years. They retired from the farm and built a new home in the south part of town in 1950 and bought a business here, the "Cozy Inn, which they operate. They are the parents of six girls and four boys. Mr and Mrs Raymond Voigt are parents of a "daughter born at the Memorial Hospital at Emmetsburg, Wednesday, pec. 28. They have two other children, a boy and a girl. Among the students who are attending Loras college at Dubuque and are spending their Christmas vacation with their re* spective parents are Merle Kollasch, Jack Geelan, Charles Bormann, Clete Besch, Armand Elbert, Louis Kollasch, Charles O'Brien and John Duffy. Donaid Uhlenhake, son of Miana Mrs John Uhlenhake. of here, a student at the 'A. I. B. in Des Moines was recently initiated in Phi Theta Pi, international hdhorary business fraternity. Donald is taking a junior accounting course at the A. I. B. Mrs Clara Thul and sons James and John are visting with the former's daughter and family, Mr and Mrs Ben Hein at Ponca City, Oklahoma. Ralph Sebers, and 'Donald Hedin, and tiunice Maahs, returned here from Aurora, 111., Thursday afternoon. The boys returned Monday evening, Jan. 2, to attend college atiti employment. Mr and Mrs Melvin Heiprich entertained a number of friends at cards Friday evening. Present were Mr and Mrs Elmer Ostwald, Mr and Mrs Harold Zi'm- mermass and sons Mickey and Allen, Richard Meyer, Mrs Dorothy Rosendahl, and Walter Meyer. Mr and Mrs Archie Voigt, and Mr and Mrs Herman Voigt enjoyed an evening of pinochle at the home of Mr and Mrs George Meyer. Many from Whittemore attended the funeral of -Mrs Frank Tietz of Algona, held Friday afternoon in . Trinity Lutheran thurch. Present were Emil and 'Frank Schumacher, Mr and Mrs Archie Voigt, Mr and Mrs Andrew Funk, Mr and Mrs Theodore Biersted, Mr and Mrs Edwin ^Tietz and family, Mr and : Mrs Alfred Bruhn, Mr and Mrs <'Erwin Bruhn, Mathilda .Meyer, Mr and Mrs Herman Riggert, Mr and Mrs Rudolph Hanover, and Mr and Mrs William Hanover Jr. Harold Esser of Moab, • Utah, is visiting here with his parents Mr and Mrs Joseph Esser. Ruth Braatz, of Fort Wayne, Ind., is vfstihg here at the home of her parents, Mr and Mrs Louis Braatz, Mr and Mrs Werner Braatz and famil.y of Tripoli, were weekend visitors nt the par* ental home. Pvt. Darrold Elbert of Fort Bragg, N. C. is visiting with his parents, Mr and Mrs Elmer Elbert. A2c Eugene Montgomery, Camp Sheppard, Texas, is visiting at the home of his" grand mother, Mrs P. L. Stainbrook. Miss Emmogene Ostwalt, Me- men-ce, 111., and her brother, William Qstwalt, of Milwaukee, Wis., are visiting with their grandparents, Mr and Mrs P. J. Fuchsen. Charlotte Meier, student nurse at the Naeve Hospital in Albert Lea, Minn., with her parents Mr and Mrs Theodore Meier. Mr and Mrs Vernon Weber and family «f Spokane, Wash., arc visiting here with the former's parents. Mr and'Mrs Simon Weber. Mr and Mrs Ellsworth Heidenwith entertained Mr ar.d Mrs Elmer Ruhnke and family of Lotts Creek, and Mrs Mathilda Meyer at cards last Monday evening. Mr and Mrs Thomas Dunphy, and Mr and Mrs George Meyer were entertained at pinochle at the home of Mr and Mrs Arthur Heidenwith Wednesday eVening. LONE ROCK NEWS By Mrs Clarence Kraft Mr and Mrs W. J. Cotton attended the wedding and reception of Kaye Fredicksen and Neil Christenson at the Congregational church in Humboldt Wednesday evening. Mr and Mrs E. A. Lee attended the wedding of Madonna- McGuire at the Methodist church in Algona Wednesday. Mr and Mrs Frank Flaig, Mr and Mrs Roger Jensen, Kathy and Rodney, were guests Friday Firestone Tire Headquarters Phone 714 Algona, Iowa POINTERS FABM FAULTY CHIMNEYS CAUSE MANY FARM FIRES. -HAVE YOU CHECKED YOUR. CHIMNEY "RECENTLY WHILE WEATHER CLEAN CHIMNEY, FURNACE,SMOKE PIPES BEFORE COLD WE AT HER, HAVE EXPERT M$f>£CT CMMN£Y IF YOU ARE HOTSUNs Kossuth Mutual Insurance Assn. IOIA SC'JFFHAM, Soe'y Bode Golden Wedding Pictured above are Mr and Mrs Marty Bode, in a picture taketi Dec. 27, as they observed their Golden Wedding anniversary, reported in detail in last week's Algona Upper Des Moines. The picture was taken ai the Johnson house, where the family group had dinner, following a special High Mass ai Si. Cecelia's Catholic church in the morning. The Bodes only recently retired from an active life of farming, and are now living in Algona. (Upper Des Moines foio) 7 Months - Old Baby Will Survive Spinal Meningitis Swea City—Christinas at the Mel tin Krumrri home in Swea City this year was one the family will long remember. The baby, Gary, who passed his 7- months birthday on Dec. 24, is home for the first time in weeks, Best of all, he has t been dismissed, from a Rochester hospital, as' on the way to recovery. "It was a wonderful Christmas just to evening at the Dean Jergenspn home in Algona. The occasion was Mr Flaig's birthday. Mrs Fredrick Schultz attended the funeral of an aunt, Mrs Frank Tietz, in Algona Friday afternoon. • Mrs A. A. Krueger entertained Mrs Maude BlancUa,rd, Mrs Chet Alme and daughter Shirley Thursday afternoon. Dinner guests Friday at the home of Rev. and Mrs C. E. Nordine were his brothers and families,'Mr and Mrs Roy Noi'dintf, Rev. and Mrs Melvin Nordirie a,nd family - of. Grand',Island,, Nebr., and -Mr and Mrs Albert Nordine and family of Albert City. Muriel Nordine visited at the Albert Kurtz home at Clear Lake from Monday till Thursday. Mr and Mrs Merton Larson and family spent the Christmas holidays at the parental Martin Larson and Idella Hallman homes in Decorah. Mr and Mrs Robert Anderson and son Roger of Fenton called Monday evening at the Clarence Kraft home. Mr and Mrs Maurice Weisbrod and Terry visited there on Thursday evening. Mr and Mrs Marlin Bailsman returned home Thursday after visiting the parental W. C. Bausman home at Schallsburg, Wise. While there they attended the class reunion of Mr Bausman's. ftooif Tfcrovg fcovf The Low Wear rate Motor Oil! IKIUY FORTiriiD TAOOIINI M.O. MOTOI Oil DOII All 4 Of THISI VITAL JOU THAN OIOINAIY Olll. I. raONI IUBIICATION. You fltl In* Itont, compltl* lubrication. Tagoltnf H.D. Motor Oil flow» fait in cold woolhtr, ytt boldi Iti liability under Intent* onf ino heat, f. llfS MAINTINANCI. Your ongint •toyi cloon. Deloraont-dliporirvo odditivoi koto fortign matter In ivipeni!** vntll •>*in*d with yowr oiolor oil. I. M1TH MirOfMANCI. A or»p«rly bbrlcaltd, cl*an«r engine mean* lew 'fiction drug, let* engine knock, free-acting •litoni ond ringt. So yov get top power, •woollier performance. 4. IOWIR CONSUMPTION. Fortified Tag•lone M. D. Motor Oil "tlandt the gaff" ••dor intento heal of high-ipeed operqlion w M rture't let* "burn-off'-fewer •dd*d fworli between cnong^t. MAIN AND (HANOI NOW I SCOBBA'S SKEILY SERVICE Corner E*si 8t»i« |c Colby SU. Phone 798 Monte have him home," say his parents, who have sp,ent most of the time since Gary's birth in seeking medical help for the tiny boy. Gary was a strong, healthy baby at birth. • His five older brothers and sisters all were healthy children, too. But in early. July, when Gary was 6 weeks old, he became desperately ill. The young pareiits heard the dread verdict—spinal meningitis. His life was despaired of. At last doctors were able- ta perform a craniotomy, draining off the pus that had accumulated on the baby's brain. He became stronger, little by little, and at last, in August, was able to be broqght home. But the Krumms weren't 'out of the woods' yet. Later^-che'ckups revealed that the meningitis had left Gary with, a rare disfunction-, ing of' the portion of the brajn which regulates the absorption of spinal fluid. Normally this fluid^s'assmrilateid Into 'the' blood" stream byi action of'the brain. Since little'Gary's illness had been so grave and deposits of pus had formed in the brain for some time before they could be removed, it was no longer possible for the excess spinal fluid to • be disposed of , as 'it normally would. ~ ' • As recently .as four years ago,; his case would have been hopeless. It might not-even have been diagnosed, and certainly would have been impossible 'to cure. But research scientists haye: worked out a technique by which, an extremely skilled surgeon may be able to connect the pat-' ient's spinal cord to the stomach, by means of a tube. 'T^his tube • carries the excess spinal fluid ; to the stomach, whete it is re-, layed to the bloodstream by the /• digestive processes. This is the- operation performed" ori little Gary Krumm at the famed Mayo clinic at Rochester is one qualified -to perform the extremely delicate neurb-surgery. He is Dr. Dodge. (University hospitals at Iowa City also have one surgeon on their staff who can perform the operation). The Mayo clinic doctors frankly told Gary's parents that there would be risk—great risk. "We x knew and understood this," say the young couple. "But it was Gary's one chance. We had to give him that chance." The operation was successful. Baby Gary, who will, in all probability, always wear a tube in his stomach, is thriving. Best of all, doctors say he will be able to live a normal life. The family physician only shakes hjs head and says, "It's a miracle!" Mel Krumtn is cashier, of the Swea City bank and secretary of the school board. His pretty Louisiana-born wifik is the form-- er Carolyn LeCompte, whom Krumm met during World War II when he was a member of the Coast Guard. The Krumms have many friends in this community. Mel was born and reared here, and has been a popular and efficient employee at the bank. The family are communicants of St. Mary's Catholic church at Armstrong, and Mel is a promoter of various movements for community welfare. So it was natural that some of his friends and neighbors should give thought of the Krumms and their long and costly battle with sickness. Accordingly, a plan was quiet- . ly set in motion, Main Street friends were contacted, and a fund was started in. the Krumm's behalf. On Christmas day, when the reunited family were enjoying one another's company and the joy of the day, a knock c^me at the door. Editor Bob Schwartz, the Krumm's neighbor Ajrthjjir Peterson, and a friend, Raymond \ Johnson, handed the family an envelope. Inside it were a Christmas card, a list of names, and a gift of over $300.