The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 20, 1956 · Page 16
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 16

Publication:
Location:
Algona, Iowa
Issue Date:
Tuesday, November 20, 1956
Page:
Page 16
Start Free Trial
Cancel

November 20,1956 &lgona (Upper November 20,1956 PHONE 1100 - YOUR NEWSPAPER Postal Tips On Xmas Mailing Are Offered Postmaster W. W. ' Sullivan, who launched his 1956 "Mail Early For Christinas" Campaign fodav, believes a word or two to the wise will help make your Christmas and those of your friends and loved ones as merry as it should be. With Christmas only a little more than a month away, the Post Office is geared up right now to insure the delivery of all gift packages and Christmas FUMM'S ARE YOU Planting The Best HYBRID FOR YOUR FARM? G-75A and G-24A Great New Hybrids That You Should Try THEY HAVE TOP YIELD - TOP STAN DABILITY - AND TOP QUALITY Bob Doll OTTOSEN A. H. Erpelding BODE Vincent Eisenbacher WESLEY Q. A. B'ustrom BURT B. Frank Mishler WEST BEND Lawrence Mueller FENTON Magnus Rahm AIGONA Elmer Kubly CORWITH Douglas Mechler TITONKA Blaine Saxton LONE ROCK 45-49 Cards by December 25th, but your cooperation is essential. Speaking about his plans, the Postmaster said, "There's about Ifi7 million people in this 'country today. More than ever before. More people means more Christmas mail. That's why it's so. important to have a helping hand from the public to "Mail 'Early For Christmas." The Postmaster especially directed his appeal to "the lady of the house", because she usually selects the Christmas cards, buys most of the gifts and sees to it that the Christina: mailing list is up-to-date. Predicting that this yearV Christmas mail will set a new all time record, the Postmaster urged that you take the following steps at once: Check your Christmas card lists very carefully—make .sure that each address include? the full name, street and number, city, zone and state. Then, secure Patvmhlct No. 2 at the Post Office, telling you all about Packaging and Wrapping Parcels' for Mailing, find Pamphlet No. 3 giving full details on Domestic Postage Rates and Fees. Stock up on stamps at the same time. Also, a?k for free labels read- in? "All For Local Delivery"-and "All For Out of Town Delivery", •so that you can speed arfiy&l; Of your Christmas Cards by sortinr and tying them in two separate bundles with the addresses all facing one way. A modest investment in heavy wrf.Dping paper, sturdy errtptv cartons, strong cord and crafl n-nper adhesive tape will pav bip dividends in safe deliveries o r your cherished Christmas gifts. If you'd like to include you' Christmas Cards or letters inside the packages with your gifts, iust add the apnronriate First Clasr mail postage to the rjostage fcr the packages tl.pmsolves. This combination mail service recently introduced by the Post Offic-- Denarhnent insures simultaneous Arrival of your gifts and greet ines. Remember, that only Christmas Cards carrvinc three cents, or six cents Air Mail postage, may include a personal message. Nothing more than a signature if Authorized on cards mailed at the two cent Third Class rate, and be sure you return address is on every Christmas Card envelope— this is socially correct, and help? both vou and friends to keep your mailing lists up-to-date. ( After your gift wrapping and; nacking is complete and your Christmas Cards are addressed •md stamped, plan your mailing? so that those for the most distant points go first. Try to get al 1 long-distance mailings • into the' Post Office before December 10th Dietrich-Sparks Nuptials Mary Kay Dielrich, daughter of Mr and Mrs Arthur E. Dietrich of Rodman, and James Sparks, son of Donnell Sparks of Algona, were united in marriage Saturday, Oct. 20, in a ceremony at St. Paul's Lutheran church in Emmetsburg. The bridal couple is pictured above in a Nels Isaacson photo. Rev. James Wolfram performed the double ring ceremony with 200 guests present. Musical numbers were furnished by Mrs Victor Meyer of Ottosen, accompanied by Mrs Albert Boeckner of Cylinder. A reception at the Emmetsburg Country Club followed the ceremony. Hostesses were Misses Lois and Lorraine Lenz, Mrs G. F. Dietrich of Rodman, and Mrs Bert Watkins of Ames poured, and Mrs George Balgeman of Fort Dodge served the wedding cake. Mrs George Cole and Mrs Dan Jorgensen had charge of gifts and Janet Balgeman the guest book. and those for nearby points should be mailed by December 15th. The Hindenburg was the first airship to make regular trips between Europe and the U. S. 100th At Swea City, Mrs Issac Jacobson observed her 100th birthday, November 5. She was born in -Norway and came to the United States at the age of 23. Swea Girls Go To Teacher Prospect Day, I.S.T.C Swea City — Seniors who attended Prospective Teachers Day at Iowa State Teachers college in Cedar Falls, Monday, Nov. 13, included Mary Lou Blomster, Phyllis Engholm, Nancy Weber, Judy Bravendev, Karen Martin, Mary Lou Peterson, Joan Osgood, Betty Clark, Sharon Cordes, Joyce Mullarkey, and Dee Ann Swanson. They Were accompanied by Mr Robert Jones and Mr Glenn Clark. The P.T.A. meeting Nov. 12 was well attended. Rev. Leonard Robinson of Bancroft was guest speaker. He related some of his experiences as a member of the "death march" in Bataan during World War II. The first Adult Farm Class was held Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 8 p.m., with Clifford Van Berk- hum instructor. Mrs Sadie Byers Anderson, was taken by ambulance to Holy Family hospital on Monday where she will receive medical attention. The Eagle twp. boys 4-H held a Halloween party Nov. 5 at 'the center school. Each of the 13 members brought a guest. Plans were made for the Christmas party which will be the next meeting date. Judy Pavik, Beverly Thorsen, Sharon Magnusson and Patty Roalson were named on the food committee. Those on the game committee are Maurice Carr, Billy Gies, Jerry Kluger, Ronnie Roalson, John Pavik and Larry Kluger. Vincent Pavik and Howard Roalson are the program committee. Those with the highest record books were Patty Roalson and Beverly Thorson. Maurice Carr gave a talk on weight lifting. Burt Blue Birds The regular meeting of the Burt Blue Birds was .held November 10 at the home of Kathleen Faber, with 21 members present. Frances McDonald joined the club, G. Kahler gave a talk on parliamentary procedure. The articles of a sewing box were demonstrated by Janet Black. Cheryl Lov.stad and Lois Lichter gave demonstrations on making different type? of aprons. FLOWERS The irises have been in bloom in November, in Wayne county. At the James Dunn home, in fact, they've been in bloom since Sep: tember. . : IIP New Governor, Congressman From Iowa Herschel Loveless Governor-Elect Merwin Coad Congressman-Elect Two new faces entered the Iowa political scene as a result of last week's general election. Herschel Loveless, who won the governorship of Iowa, and Merwin Coad of Boone, who defeated James I. Dolliver by between : 4K and 60 votes according to various tallies, are pictured above. Both are Democrats. Both Loveless and Coad carried Kossuth county. ' WINTER SNOW, WITH SLUSH AND ICE ARE JUST AHEAD! LOOK AT THIS Firestone SPECIAL OFFER A PAIR OF FIRESTONE Town & Country NEW TREAD TIRES With The Purchase Of A PAIR OF FIRESTONE "500" TUBELESS NYLON TIRES (Your Old, Recappable Tires In Exchange Plus Tax) HERE IS AN UNPARALLELED OFFER - BE SURE TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF IT NOW! You can have Firestone "Town & Country" New Tread SNOW TIRES on the rear of your car... You can have Firestone Famous "500" Tubeless NYLON TIRES on the front ... AND you'll be completely and safely set for what the winter may bring I All you buy is the Pair of Firestone "500" Tubeless Nylons . . . and the Pair of Firestone "Town & Country" New Tread SNOW TIRES are included FREE — not a penny of extra charge! This offer is made with your old, recappable tires in exchange. Don't delay — don't pass this up — come in now and get your car TIRE-SET for winter driving!

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free