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PAGE EIGHT MelVin Sill Wins Boost to Sergeant An official army card from the "European Theater of Operations" brings news of the promotion pf Pfc. Melvin L. Sill, son of Mrs. Margaret Sill, Hfd. 2, Algona, to technician 5th grade in the 76th General hospital. .It .is not clear whethei 1 he serves in the hospital or is a patient. The card says he took part in the France and Belgium campaigns. The Most Beautiful Christmas Tree In A Igona Chrischilles Store for tlic last five years, we have displayed in our ready-to-wear department during the holidays the most beautifully . decorated Christmas tree that it was possible to find. We have added to our ornaments and lighting until we have a truly gorgeous tree. In the last two years The Algona Greenhouses have supplied us with regular nursery stock home grown trees of great beauty. The 1944 tree is simply breath-taking. Come up and see it. After a hard day's shopping, drop into our ready-to-wear department and relax., Let the Christmas spirit steal over you. You'll always feel at home at this store. A Good Sign In These Times D-X WINTER SERVICES i Next best to a new car is insurance satisfactory, economical service. Yo station where your D-X Dealer is e quality products and with specializ tective services. For the dependa entrust it to the care of your DOC MID.CONT1NENT PET it your old car will continue to give :an get this insurance at your D-X pped to safeguard your car with top knowledge of necessary winter pro- operation of your car this winter, jaler! Drive in...at the D-X Sign, LEUM CORPORATION Diamond D-X Products Are Distributed by Mid-West Service Co. <ttv^f( ^y,,;^ ,'^,. ,rfUj^**»v*>W f..-\». l',. ,fti V.fcJasji. . KOSSOTH COUNTY ADVANCE, ALGONA, !dWA Here INSURANCE Get A New THURSDAY W. S. C. S. OtticMi tnitalUd— A general monthly meeting of the Methodist W. S. C. S. .was held in the church dining room last Thursday, and luncheon was served at tables decorated for the Christmas season and arranged in the form of a star. Hostesses are Mrs. L. J. Reed, Mrs. Howard Seeley, : and members of- Circle ,10. At a business meeting Mrs. D. H. Norton, president, presided. The society voted a pledge of $1,000 to the Crusade for Christ. Officers for the ensuing year were installed toy the Rev. N. A. Price: , Mrs. D. A. Norton, president; Mrs. Anton Didriksen, vice president; Mrs. Ray Davidson, 2nd vice; Mrs. Walter Klamp, 3rd ,vice, assisted by Mrs. L. M. Merritt and Mrs. W. C. Irelan; Mrs. Glen Roland, treasurer; Mrs. W. G. McCuIlough, recording secretary; Mrs. L. J. Malueg, coires- 1 ponding secretary; and these additional members of the executive board—Mesdames L. S. Muckey, Paul Bell, John McGuire, N. A. Pricej Joe .Tschetter, Robt Richardson, L. L. Reither, W. A. Runchey, A. L. Brown, T. C. Hutchison, D. L. Le'ffert, L.,,J. Reid,..R. W. Anderson, B. A. Thorpe, and ,D. A. Gal- 'braith. •"' ; • ..••-. , ••,-. , '• Following installation, a - pro- cram was given, with Mrs. Anton Pidriksen, chairman. The Christ- was story according ,io Luke was read- by Mrs. Didriksen, with musical accompaniment by Mrs. C. A. , Phillips;- Mrs,. Raymond Reid sang Bethlehem; and a play- let, Christmas for the World, was presented by Mesdames Burgess, Ryth'er, Thorpe, .Didriksen, Bell, Malueg, and Reed.' Music was furnished .by Mrs. .A.. E. Lauritzen and Mrs. Phillips. ! ; : Quilts .-made by the circles i were displayed, and first award was given to Mrs. D. A. Barnard's circle; second, to Mrs. Cruikshank's; third to Mrs. Hagg's. The -quilts will be donated to Shesler hall, Sioux City. , Suggestion was made that donations of fruit or cookies be given to inmates at the county home and that carols be sung for them if transportation can be arranged. Mrs. Wille Heads O. E. S.— , .. The O. E. S. met in the Metho- I cfist'basement Tuesday night, and new officers were elected: .Worthy matron, Eva Wille; Worthy patron, Clinton,Lighter; associate matron, iL'aura Raney; associate patron, Albin Spongberg; -conductress, Lillian .Wadleigh; associate, Leota Geigel; secretary, Myrtle Lighter; treasurer, Lois Thompson. Lulu Scuffham • was elected to the Temple board to take the place of Elsie Rice, retiring. : Other O. E. S. members of the board; a.r^ Jlfizel LusbJ' and Dell McDonald.' ; '""•''• ' Clear Lake Get-Together— L ,. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Foth entertained Oapt. Romuald Welp and Thomas Foth at-dinner .Sunday evening, then all, with eight others, had a pbr.ty at Clear Lake honoring Captain-, AVelp, Robert Foth, and Richard Poole^' all three having enlisted in the air corps-at the same time. Captain Welp, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Welp, Bancroft, has completed •100 missions oversells, and he left Wednesday, 1 after a furlough with, his'jiarents. ' ." :. .. Fellowship Discussed— "• ''' • At o. Presbyterian senior Westminster Fellowship meeting Sunday evening ' Dick Barker was leader on "What can young people do about alcohol?" A special featu** was a panel consisting of Dr. M. G. Bourne, Cecil McGinnis, and the Rev. Mr. Richardson, and the question wbs discussed from the standpoint of doctor, policeman, and minister. Many questions were put, Teacher* Hay* Patly— An annual teachers Christmas, party was held last night at Mrs. Wm. K. Ferguson's, with dinner and program. The committee in charge was: Chairman, Alvina Miller; Supt. Laing, Muriel Burton, Mildred Bower, Margaret Hughes, Mrs. Myrle Griggs, Lyla Olson, land Phyllis Eininger. Birthday Party Given— Billy, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Dewel, was nine Saturday, and he entertained seven boys at the movies. Dinner was served, and guests were Don Lee, Michael Streit, Jbmes Bunkofske, Warren Griggs, Philip Miller, Calvin Tschetter, and Don Schaap. Bazaar and Lunch— The United Service Women will hold a bazaar af the U. S. O. room Saturday. Home made pie, doughnuts, and coffee will be j served to the public, 9 a. m. to 4, p. m. The money will be used to defray expenses of the U. S. O. Teachers Give Program— At a Congregational Guild meeting at the church Monday night dinner was served by a committee, and the program was in charge of Khye Mills and Irene Iverson, local teachers. Thirty members attended. Rcbekahs Have Elected— Officers of the Rebekahs were elected Tuesday: Noble Grand Mrs. Lynk; Vice Grand, Blanche Lage; secretary, Mabel Lund; treasurer, Rose Smith; Emma Dehnert, trustee. Seventy-Five Club Petty— ' The First Lutheran 75 club will have an annual cKristmas party tomrrow evening; with dinner at Co'pk's at 7:30. Members will i then go to Vernon Jensen's for games and recreation. Courthouse Party— i The board of supervisors and courthouse employes held their annual Christmas party last , night. They had dinner at ! Cook's and exchanged gifts. OTHER SOCIETY. The United* Service Women' will meet at the high school building Monday at 8 p. m. I, PATRIOTIC PUPILS. |i .Lu Verne, Dec. 13—The Sherman township center school taught by Anna Murray has really, gone over the top in a comparatively big way in the 6th War Loan drive. Every pupil bought at Icbst one bond and purchases, by teacher and pupils together totaled $675. j . IPVE MONEY IN BANKS . SHOULD WORK FOR . VICTORY in WAR BONDS . YOUR INCOME TAX The Jteclnrntion is not due in DCH Molnes until .Itinuiiij ir,)), over, (Ills Is only an estimate, the siune as last year, and cnn lie rniul<> now. The Final Tax Return, although it. can lie mndo up 11113 tinio January. 1st, is not due until March IStli, the same as last year. There hnvo hceii many changes in the income tax regulations. Vour attorney knows what they are and can make n» your Declanilion 11M( | Iteturn correctly and in compliance with the law. Some arc planning on making no Declaration hut a Final l(r||i rn after January 1st. lloweve'r, many more people are consulting flicimt-t torneys about income tax problems. Many more returns \\ill IK; nmile this year thiui in former years. The time is short, help is sourer, n m [ your attorney will not lie able to make up your Final Return until after the rush with Declarations is over on January 15th. If yon jml ( ,ff S( , (l . Ing about help with your income tax problems until after the first of the year, you may find difficulty in getting the assistance yon need. Call your attorney now and have him save time for your appoint- Kossuth County Bar Association ^IIIIIHIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIliM iJllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllillllllH Christ mas Bowler Ask to See Style No. 1012 As Sketched Patterned after a bowling shoe, lor active feet that want to look trim. You'll be comfortable too! With the platform m4 action-heel, In tan, blue,' and black gabardine with longwearing Vinyl sole, it is Non- Rationed and only 2.69 Woodward') The Chrischilles Store We have been fortunate in securing a very fine stock of beautiful chenille, jersey, seersucker and quilted rayon robes for "HER" Christmas. I bought these months ago or we couldn't show so gorgeous a line. If you are undecided as to what to buy or would like one yourself (if you are a woman) send "HIM" in and you may be sure that the gift he buys will be a prized one. Illso, >ve have a complete sise range of children's robes 2 to C and 7 to 14. Our early Spring showing of house frocks will solve many a gift problem because a dress from this store carries complete satisfaction. All size*—both regular and half. *. And there's an ANNIS fur eo&t—the most acceptable all gifts—rich, luxurious, and beautiful, what every an wants. We have a complete stock of fine muskrat W coats, expertly styled by ANNiS—in only the BEST q«* 1 ity, Buy her an ANNIS fur QOatlhis Christmas.