Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on December 14, 1944 · Page 10
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 14, 1944
Page 10
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POOR L. V. Groups Open Pre-Holiday Season KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCE, ALGONA, IOWA THIS WEEK SEES 3 MEETINGS OF ORGANIZATIONS Luverne, Dec. 12—With Christmas only two weeks away the church woman's societies here have held or are preparing for Christmas parties. The Methodist W. S. C. S. is holding three parties this week Wednesday: Circle 1, at the parsonage, Mrs. Robt. Phillips, hostess; Circle 2, at the community h?ll, Mrs. William Goetsch hostess: Circle 3, at the rural home of Mrs. McClaren, hostess. Church Women's Annual. The Presbyterian Woman's association will hold its annual Christmas party this week Wednesday afternoon at the community hall, with a tree and an exchange of gifts. A box is being filled with warm clothing to be sent, to an Indian mission station in Wyoming. The Evangelical missionary society held a Christmas tea at Florence Hofs, Mrs. William Marty, hostess, last Thursday, and there-was a large attendance. For refreshments favors were made of abror-vitae sprays tied with red'ribbons and were later used as corsages. Election of officers preceded the tea: President, Mrs. Marty; vice president, Miss Hof; recording secretary, Mrs. Henry Miller; corresponding secretary, Mrs. R. W. Frank; treasurer, Mrs. Fred Merkle. Mrs. Frank had charge of devotions; Mrs. Edwin Hefti, of the lesson. At the morning service at the Evangelical church Sunday, Gary Carl, baby son of Lieut, and Mrs. Carl Lang, was baptised. The January hostesses will be Mrs. Bernard Wolf and Mrs. Edw Hefti. Methodist Women Elect. The executive committee of the W. S. C. S. met Dec. 6 at the community hall for an 11 o'clock dinner preceding election of officers: President, Mrs. H. H. Lichty; vice, Mrs. Albert Genrich; recording secretary, Mrs. Gerald Brace; treasurer, Mrs. E. H, Dehnert. In the afternoon the general meeting of the society was held. There was a large attendance, and plans were made for the new year. Music Pupils Give Concert— The high school music pupils presented their annual concert last week Wednesday evening before a large and appreciative audience. The band played seven numbers; Marilyn Hefti gave a flute solo, and Grace Christensen sang a soprano solo; four pupils played a clarinet quartette selection; Kenneth Wittenburg sang a bass solo; Nadine Witte*burg played a baritone sax number; James Blumer sang a baritone number; Maynard Henderson gave a clarinet solo, and Donna Sanford a trombone solo; and a boys octette sang. Miss Cowling is music director. Girls Club Has Meeting— The Luverne Live Wires 4-H club met Saturday at Doris Fett's, 'and roll call was answered by seven members and two leaders on An Idea for a Christmas gift. Doris Applegate told how to keep an expense book, and a demonstration was given by Laura Ward on simple but attractive curtains. Mrs. Eggleston gave a picture study on "Boy With a Rabbit." The girls made floor plans of their own rooms. A Christmas party was planned for next week Tuesday evening at Mrs. Eggleston's. Visits War Casualty Nephew— Mrs. J. J. Wadleigh has returned from St. Paul, where she visited at her brother Louis Helni- ak's and met a nephew, 1st Lt. Frank Helniak, home on a sick leave. The nephew was injured in the V-day invasion while he was on a boat and received a violent blow. He will return overseas as soon as he recovers. En route home Mrs. Wadleigh visited her daughter Louise, junior at Carleton college, Northfield, Minn. Burned Boy Recovering— Little Dale Nielsen, 7-year son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Nielsen who was badly burned Oct. 12, is now gaining rapidly, though still I not able to stand on the foot that received the worst burns. He was well remembered with cards,' having received 170 and also has' many gifts of toys, storybooks, cut-out pictures, and more than $7 in cash. The family as well! as the boy appreciate the kindness extended to him. Visits Son in a Camp— Mrs. Max Block got home Saturday from Hatties burg, Miss., where she visited her son Cpl. | Lewis Block, stationed at Camo | Selby, She was away ten days. i Mr. and Mrs. George Thomp-! son, Ledyard, accompanied byj Mrs. A. G. Heddle, Burt, and] Mrs. David King, Algona, attended a Presbyterian bazaar here Saturday and visited many old friends. Mrs. M. J. Stripling Home— Mrs. M. J. Stripling, who recently suffered a fractured leg and a badly sprained ankle, is at home from the General hospital, Algona, and is getting about the house on crutches, A cousin, Mrs. Bess Connelly, Bancroft, is assisting with the housework. Three Birthdays Observed— The birthday club met last Thursday evening at Mrs. Stephen Baker's, the birthdays of Mrs. Archie Sanford, Mrs. Edward Dehnert, and Mrs. Arthur Dimler were celebrated. There was a gift exchange, cards, and lunch. Hospital Patient Home— Mrs. J. L. Lichty was brought home from the Lutheran hospital, Fort Dodge, Friday, and is convalescing. Her daughter Mrs. Ferguson McCall, Chicago, arrived Saturday to assist in her care. Ristau Son in England- Mr, and Mrs. H. D. Ristau report that their son Pvt. Orin Ristau is now in England. He is in field artillery, and has been in service two years. Second Daughter Born— A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Behnkendorf at the Kossuth hospital Sunday, Dec. 3. There is another daughter in the family. Other Ln Verne News. Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Johnson, of Amboy, Minn., drove down Sun- day to visit their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Cote, and attend a baptismal service for their grandchildren, Timmie and Suzanne Cote, at the Methodist church Sunday. Lieutenant and Mrs. Carl Lang, with their baby, left Monday for a short visit at the parental the Rev. and Mrs. Lang's, Nora Springs, and will soon return to Abilene, Tex., where Carl is stationed at Camp Barkley. Mrs. Georgia Smith has returned from two weeks iat Algona with her sister Mrs. James McGee. Her son Howard is still a prisoner of war in Germany, but she hears from him regularly. Mrs. Kate Barton, daughter Mrs. Mary Hoversten, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hunt, and the Dwight Hardgroves, Algona, were dinner guests Sunday of the Elmer Ho- verstens, Bode. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Hersom entertained the Presbyterian choir last Thursday evening. The choir is meeting this week with Mr. and Mrs. Walter Engel. WESLEY George Burnett Jr. is now at the Fitzsimmons hospital, Denver, taking a course in x-ray, after which he will be technician in a hospital in Washington state. His wife, the former Betty Riggs, is completing a nurses' course at Rochester. Francis Riggs is attending a gunnery school at Harlingen, Tex. He is a son of the Rev. and Mrs. J. A. Riggs here. Mae, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alf Studer, is now at Miami, Fla. She had been employed in a defense plant at Cleveland, O. Mrs. Hubert Goepel, the former Florence Burke, is with her. A Christmas prgram will be held at the Methodist church Christmas eve, with tree and gifts. The Sexton church will hold its program Friday evening, Dec. 22. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kraus entertained the Fred Diekmanns and Rev. and Mrs. J. A. Riggs at dinner Tuesday evening, honoring Sgt. Fred Diekmann Jr., home on furlough from the Pa- cific. - ' • • Mr. and Mrs. Richard Young- wlrth, Corwith, Lawrence Ybuhg- wirth, and Ruth Forburger spent the weekend at Minneapolis, The Methodist Stitch and Chat Circle will have a Christmas party at Mrs. Curtis Benskin's next week Wednesday,' with a program and exchange of gifts. Mrs. George Hanig has returned from her son Vincent's, Leland, where she has a new granddaughter, first child, for the Vincent Hanigs. Mrs. Albert Lickteig and two children returned last Thursday night from a few days at her parental Jos. Smith's, Buffalo Center. Her husband is expected this weekend on furlough from a camp in Utah. The C. D. A.'s annual Christmas party will be held next Tuesday evening, with program, exchange of gifts, and lunch. The Stephen Dwyers, Waterloo, were lately at Delbert Benton's. Mr. Dwyer is a brother of Mrs. Benton. Mr. and Mrs. Lael Root, with Mr. and Mrs. Fred Root, Ventura, were at Des Moines last week Tuesday on business. Mrs. H. H. Raney entertained her bridge club Saturday. Mrs. L. L. Root and Mrs. J. M. Kunz won high and low respectively. Mrs. Chas. Mullin will have the next party. The Jos. Meurers were Sunday guests at the Julius Capetius home, St. Joe. Pupils of St. Joseph's parochial will present an operetta, Christmas and the Four Freedoms, in the high school auditorium Sunday evening. A Christmas fantasy Little Son of God, will be presented by pupils of the first four grades. Mrs. Tom McMahon and her mother, Mrs. L. H. Kent, Burt, got home Sunday from Joliet, 111., where they attended the funeral of Mrs. Kent's brother, Charles Brennan. Bernard Hauplman, T-5, Signal Co., arrived Monday from 31 months in the Southwest Pacific. He was accompanied by his wife, the former June Haverly, who had been employed at San Diego. Bernard is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Edw. Hauptman here. His brother Rudolph is in the Southwest Pacific. Mrs. Art Neuhring weiit to Madison,Wis., last week Wednesday to join her husband,' stationed at an' army camp there. She had been at her parental George Ward's several months. . Mr. and Mrs. Lon Gouge went to Janesville, Minn,, Wednesday, Nov. 29, to attend the wedding of a . niece, Leoha Spangler, youngest daughter of Mr.- and i Mrs. John Spangler, to Francis | Fox, who is in the navy. The ' bride is at her parental home for the duration. The newly weds were guests at the Gouge home Sunday, Dec. 3. "Bud" Alne has reported back to the Great Lakes naval station, following a furlough at his parental Sam Alne's. "Spud" Wagner, of the navy, has returned to the west coast, after a furlough at his parental Al Wagner's, George Prema left Monday to visit the Ralph Jarvises. Mrs. Jarvis is the former Julia Studer. George will go on to Texas to work. He had been employed at the Algona hemp plant six months. _Paul Riggs, who answered his county's call several weeks ago,is now at Camp Walters, Tex. "Bud" Studer, in the navy V-12, was recently transferred from Oxford, O., where he had attended Oxford university a year to Berea,. Ky., where he is completing his course. He is the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Alf S(u- der. Boys' Semi Dress Shirts Heavy Weight Medium Blue $1.27 at Woodward's Ke <tt Infants' Long White Hose Fine Mercerized 29c at Woodward's FUR! FUR! 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P. f i !S i' : 5 ' \ : ' ! f Only 10 Shopping Days Left Blackboards, 98c to $4.95 Animals, 79c Wooden Trains Sewing Sets, $1.19 Chairs and Cradles Dolls, 98c to $7.95 Dishes, 59c to $1.98 Doll Houses, $1.98 Doll Furniture, $1.00 Pistol and Holster Sets, $1.19 Buy While Selections Are Good Ironing Boards Paint Sets 69c to $1.19 Pull Toys, 49c to $1.19 Rockers, $1.98 Soldiers' Suits, $1.98 Cowboy Suits, $1.98 Wagons, $2.79 Table and Chair Sets, $5.95 to $13.95 Games, 69c to $1.19, Guns COAST-TO - COAST STORE Only 10 More Shopping Days GIVE FURNITURE—THE GIFT THAT CHEERS UP THE HOME AND LASTS FOR YEARS. A Few Suggested Items: Living Room Suites Bedroom Suites Large Lounging Chairs Occasional Chairs Occasional Tables Coffee Tables End Tables Table Lamps Shag Rugs Smoking Stands Magazine Racks Pictures Mirrors Rugs Foster Furniture For the Children High Chairs Baby Beds Table and Chairs Rocking Chairs B.askinettes Bathinets * Store

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