The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 18, 1956 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 18, 1956
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i~Algefta (la.) Upper Des Mo!ne§ Tuesday, December 18, 1956 2 Burf Churches Join In Candle Service, Sunday Burl — The Birthday Circle will have its annual Christmas Pnrty with Jessie Rash, Thursday, Doc. 20th. instead of with Liz/ie Oiddings as planned. A covered dish lunch will be served and Christmas gifts presented to Mystery Sisters. Methodist a n d Presbyterian Union Candlelight services will, be held at the latter church Sunday evening. Dec. 23rd. The Sunday School Christmas programs will be given Christmas Eve. Woman's Club Meeis The Burt Woman's Club met in the Methodist Church Monday evening ....with Benita Mitchell, Nolle D'femmel, Jaunita Hamstreet and Clara "Reynolds, as hostesses. Group singing of carols was followed by piano duets by Judith and Janet Mitchells. Jean Lockwood gave a reading, "Keeping Christmas", and Mary Smith "Let's Keep Christmas." Mrs R. H. Thompson and Mrs Russell Patterson poured. Honor Serviceman A reception was held at the V.F.W. Hall Sunday for Sp/2C and Mrs Daryle Batt and sons of Fort Campbell, Ky., who spent a 15-day leave with the former's parents. Mr and Mrs Wm. F. Batt. Attending were A/3C Harold Batt of Sheppard A.F.B.. Texas, who had a 33 day leave. Mrs Bertha Bad and Edna, St. Benedict, Mr and Mrs D. B. Potter. Mrs M. A. John Deere Farm Toys Exact Duplicate Of The Real Thing Strong and Sturdy Tractor 1.65 Loader 2.10 Plow 1.15 Disk Harrow __ 1.30 Grain Drill 2.10 Crawler Tractor 1.85 Spreader 1.55 Wagon 1.05 Combine 2.65 Baler ______ 2.20 Corn Picker :_ 2.20 Dozer Blade 1.05 LOTS OF FUN FOR THE YOUNGSTERS A NICE GIFT AT AN ECONOMICAL PRICE ! , Weisbrod Impl. FENTON, IOWA BIG 10 CU. FT. • 4 Super-Speed Preeitng Shelves quick-free** food at sub-zero temperatures • "Circulating Cold Air" Design • 9 Deep-Capacity Recessed Door laskets • lifetime "Arctic Mist" Porcelain Interior • Tarnish-Proof Canyon Copper Trim ill THI TWINS! This Admiral Freezer matches Admiral Refrigerators perfectly in size, shape, styling. Great combination for family use-priced to fit family budgets. Ask us! We Will Trade! **** **** ALGONA IMPLEMENT Hnuonstoin, Mr and Mrs T/ylr Muller ;nul children, Mr and Mrs Leonard Johnson and children, Mrs Ray Lawman and children nil of F.mmetsburg; Mr and Mrs Vern Bait and children of Clar T ion: Mr and .Mrs Quello Sager with Mr and Mrs Wm. Thornton and Daniel. Blue Earth: Mrs Win.' N. Bait and Pamela. Mr and Mrs Robert Lewis and children and Mrs Robert J. Bait and Roberta of Algona. and from Burt were Mr and Mrs Howard Batt and children, Mr and Mrs John M. Miller and children, Mrs Robert Angus and Susan and Mr and Mrs Wm. F. Batt. Sunday was also the birthday of Mrs Angus. Fenton Keeps On Winning Trail Fenton's boys basketball team won its second straight game with a 56-53 verdict over Whit- tcmore at Fenton, Dec. 7. A basket by Gowans and a free toss by Waite in the final 20 seconds gave the win to Fenion after the teams played even ball all the way. Waite and Potratz each got 18 points for Fenton, while La nek notched 20 for the losers. Kurtzleben, 70, Titonka, Dies Tilonka — Funeral services were held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Ramsey Reformed Church for Jacob Kurt/Jebert, who died at Mercy Hospital, Mason City, Wednesday, Dec. 12. Burial was in Bingham Township cemetery near Woden. Rev. William Kroon officiated. Mr Kurtzleben was born on February 16, 1886, on a farm near Ackley, the son of Johanna and Harm Kurtzleben. He grew to manhood in Ackley vicinity. On Feb. 19, 1907 he was united in marriage to Kathrine Henrietta Korte. To this union were born six children. In 1915 they moved to their farm home, one mile east of Woden. Here they enjoyed 38 years of happy life. He was a Charter member of the Woden Presbyterian church where he faithfully served as elder for many years. On January 1, 1952, he with his wife retired to their home in Titonka where he spent a few years.enjoying going back to the farm, his flowers and gardens. He also was caretaker of the Ramsey Reformed church cemetery, until he became sick some two months ago. About 10 days ago he was taken to the hospital where it war. found That he was seriously ill wi;h cancer. He was 70 years of asje. He leaves his beloved wife; two sons, Harms of Britt, Calvin of Woden: three daughters, Francis, Mrs B. Bruns of Titonka, Jo Ann, Mrs J. D. Hobbs of Hampton and Katherine at home and five granddaughters. He also is survived by four half-brothers, Jans Van Lak of Ashton, Louis Van Lak of Wollsburg, Menno Van Luk and John Van Lak of Ackley and two sisters, Mrs Jennie DeVries of Ackley, and Mrs Tena Junnsen of Parker, S. D. John Trofl, Woden; Meindert Smidt, Woden; Glaus Smidt, Woden; Alrek Boeckholt, George Ripepntrop and Chris Brandt were pallbearers. 1417 I, Commercial St. Resident Swea Area 50 Years Buried Sunday Swea City — Funeral services for Edward Chalmers Peterson. 80. were held Sunday, at 1:30 at his old home north of Swea City and at 2 p.m. at the Methodist church. Rev. S. H. Hammer officiated. Mr Peterson passed away Thursday evening, nt a Wjnne- baj'o, IViinr. hospital. Me had been an invalid for the past five years, and had spent much of that period in hospitals, because of a serious heart condition. He had made his home with his daughters, Mrs Ormand Otterson, Winnebago, and Mrs Roy VaJick and Mrs Dean Swanson of Swea City. Mr Peterson was born the son of Carrie and John Peterson, at Minburn, Iowa. He was married to Clara Fults at Minburn, and nearly 50 years ago the couple came to their farm one mile north of Swea City, where they were active in community activities, social and otherwise. Mrs Peterson passed away several years ago. Mr Peterson continued on the farm until ill health forced him to give up farming Survivors include a son. Leon arcl of St. Paul; Vivian, Mrs Or- rnand Otterson. W i n n e b a g o, Minn.; Maxine, Mrs Roy Valvick. Swea City: and Lucille, Mrs Dean Swanson; three brothers, Martin and Elmer of Cowrie; Oscar of Perry; and a sister, Mrs Gunnerson of Luton, Iowa. Burial was in the Harrison twp. cemetery. County Meeting NFO Here Dec, 19 A county meeting of the National Farmers Organization (NFO) will be held Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 7:30 pjan. in the Algoija high school auditorium. Kenneth Patterson, county president, announced last week that state president Corbin Crawford of the NFO from Ainsworth will be the guest speaker at this meeting, which is open to the general public, as well M all farmers. fcntan Blakjer Church Program Friday Eve, Dec. 21 Fenion — The Sunday School Ter.chers of Blakjer Lutheran will present their pupils in a Christmas program, Friday, December 21 at the church at 8 p.m. The opening will include Christmas carols by the group, reading of the Christmas story by Merle Halverson and prayer by Gary Loge. Recitations. 'Welcome' by Steve Cherland: 'My Sister and I,' by Cpleen and Diane Olsen; 'Greeting', by Jack Geilenfeld. An exercise 'Let Us Adore Him' by Sharon Krause, Evelyn Cherland, and Diane Grundhove. Recitation. 'A Gift' by Eloise Jensen. A piano duet by Sharon and Cheryl Krause. Recitation, This Christmas Time', by Judy Cherland. , An exercise, 'The Shepherds Story' by members of the 3rd class. Recitation. 'Wonder' by Jim Geilenfeld. An exercise, 'Christmas Symbols and Stories' by members of the third class. Vocal trio, Judy Bratrud, Barbara Halverson and Carol Johannesen. Recitation, 'I Know 1 by Linda Grundhove; Song, 'No Room' by members of the third class. Recitation, 'Ring Bells. Ring Bells' by Phyllis Cherland. Exercise, 'What Can Little' Children Do.' 'Let Christ Be Born In Your Heart' by Cheryl Krause. Musical reading. 'The Gift' by Larry Johannesen. Exercise, 'Hope, Purity, and Love' by Jim Geilenfeld, Gary Loge and Donald Cherland. The program will close with the Sunday School singing 'Beautiful Savior' and the Benediction by Rev. Blockhus. Clothing Drive The American Legion Auxiliary is having a used and new clothing drive for Hungarian Relief. They have boxes in'Bailey's, Priebe's rncl Dick's Grocery. Put your used clothing, shoes in one of these boxes. Children's clothing is especially needed. Mrs Struecker Hostess The Town and Country Woman's Club met in the home of Mrs John Struecker Tuesday evening with Mrs Ted Jensen and Mrs Russell Jensen assisting hostesses. Fifteen members answered roll call with a favorite quotation. Mrs Cecil Langerman of Ringsted was a guest. Coming Events Wednesday, Dec. 19 — Christmas party at Methodist church for Kindergarten, Primary and Junior Departments. Thursday, Dec. 20 — Blakjer W.M.F., Ellen Circle. Friday, Dec. 21 — Blakjer Christmas program; Methodist Christmas program. Sunday, Dec. 23 — Candlelight- ing program at Methodist church, Monday, Dec. 24 — Christmas program at St. Luke church; Christmas program at St. John Lutheran church. Christmas Fun Enjoyed By F-B Mixers Fenton — The Independence Mixers Farm Bureau Women met at the home of Mrs Joy Jcnsvold Dec. 14 \yith Mrs Eldon Rhoads co-hostess. A collection of $12 was taken and will be given to a handicapped person in our community. The pennies for friendship collection amounted to 75c. Our library chairman, Mrs Earl Lufkin, handed'us reading lists and book report blanks and urged everyone to do some reading. The book reports must be handed or sent to Mrs Lufkin by May 1. Christmas carols were enjoyed by all. Mrs Everett Hartman led us in a Christinas game. After the Christmas Cookies and candy exchange' a lunch was served v by the hostesses. The table was decorated in Christmas colors. Mrs Joe Kay poured. An interesting and informative program on Venezuela was presented by Mrs John Waite and Mrs Herschal Hartman. A donation was made to the Kossuth County Retarded children fund. Each member brought a hand-made gift to be given to the children in the Woodward State Hospital. This project is called 'The Golden Hours of Service.' The president, Mrs Jack Gerhart gave a report on legislation. Mrs Eugene Huskamp wrote a poem rind Mrs Eugene Mansager made a painting to be entered in the 'Iowa Through Poetry Project.' The meeting closed with FENTON BUSINESS and PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY J. Wallace Smith Real Estate Broker General Insurance THE FRIENDLY TAVERN Invites You To Fenton WEISBROD Implement Company JOHN DEERE DEALER Bus. Phone 3 Res. Phone 60 HANTELMAN BUILDING SERVICE For Building - Remodeling PHONE 125 or 17 Dr. E. W. Ruske DENTIST Office Phone 79 Residence 25 Fenton, Iowa HANTELMAN'S GARAGE Auto & Tractor Repairs FENTON, IA. SERVICES YOUR GUIDEPOST TO ALL MONEY MATTERS n it i You can feel confident that your interests will be carefully considered and all your financial matters will be given prompt and ex* pert attention. FIRST TRUST ft SAVINGS BANK Fenioti and Armstrong group singing of Christmas carols. ,A lunch was served by the hostesses. Clover Scouts Meet Election of officers was held at the December 4 Clover Scout Troop meeting, with the following elected to office. President, Judy; vice president, Bonnie; Secretary, Ingrid; treasurer, Peggy. The meetings are held in the Carrie Voigt home. The Clover Girl Scouts entertained the Brownie Troop No. 4 at the Eugene HusRamp home on Thursday evening. Songs were sung and games were played. The candle lit table was beautifully decorated by Mrs Husknmp and Trudy. Mr and Mrs E. J. Frank entertained at a 500 party Thursday evening. Everett Dreyer %vdn high score for the men and Mrs Walter Krause won high for the Indies. George Jentz won travel prize. .Mr and Mrs Sig Loge and family. Mr and Mrs Henry Wilberg and Mr and Mrs Kenneth Halver- yon-attended the Lutheran Couple's Club dinner and Christmas party at the Nazareth Lutheran Church in Armstrong, Sunday evening. Members of the Depew Fellowship Circle of St. John Lutheran church at Depew plan U ao caroling at the Good Samari- tian Home in Estherville Wednesday afternoon., . Mr and Mrs Phil Wander left Thursday to spend the winter in Florida and will be located at St. Petersburg. They will spend a short time in Chicago ehroute. Window Service Change, Fenton PO Fenton—Postmaster Schwartz says the Christmas rush is well along and wants to emphasize the importance of mailing at once. He has also placed in the lobby of the post office a number of boxes in which you may drop your letters and cards. Each box has an inscription in front stating "Out of States", "Iowa" mail and "Local" mail. By directive from the Post Office Department there will be no window service at the post office, after Jan. 1st. 1957. However the lobby will-be open and letters may be mailed for all outgoing and local delivery. However, no parcels can be mailed in the afternoon, and anyone desiring to mail parcels must mail them before noon, with one exception'. Parcels will be dispatched if mailed with sufficient stamps thereon. RETIRING Fred Schroeder has retired as mail carrier at Lakotn, after 37 years. His career started in 1919, using a horse and buggy nncl occasionally, horseback. 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