The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 18, 1956 · Page 8
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 18, 1956
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Tufrsddy, Greenwodd Off Is The December meeting and annual Christinas party of the Greenwood Girls 4-II wns hold the evening of December l!Uh in iht- Legion room ut 8:20 oVloek. (it'otfiiu Helodorfer entertained on her accordion. Clamos wore played and prizes were given to the winners. Door prizes were won by Mrs Albert JXiterin* and Kathy Kollasch. Present* were passed out and n delicious lutu'h was sei \vd by Mrs Lawrence Lappe., hostess. IF IT'S NEWS — WE WANT~TT Busy Bee* Pdrty The annual Christmas party o( the Bancroft Busy Bees was held at the home of Joaftn and Jane Vaske on Dee. llth. Clufc officers gave a talk on theip officers training school progfrfcm. Demonstrations were given by Margaret Alvey and Jofjnn Vaske. A talk was given by' Mary Kr.y Cogley. Mrs Lens- io& and Mary Staudt were guests. Gnspar Castano de Sosa made the first attempt at colonization «f l^t.'w Mexico in 1590. The only fountain pen that fflh itself... by itielfl i ft hat no movtng partx The new Parker 61 fills itself ha 10 seconds usinjf capillary attraction alone. Further, the surface of the filling unit sheds cleans itself! The Parker 61 t» truly a wonderful gift ideal WILTGEN JEWELERS 110 E. State Algona Farm Bureau, Wesley Twp., Xmas Party Wesley — Township Farm Bu reau met Saturday evening, Dec. n. in the Center School. Joe Skow. chairman, led in group singing of Christmas carols, nnd showed films of Christmas in America. Ole K. Flom gave a talk on Christmas in Norway and Karl K. Kiilsholm talked about Christmas in Denmark. Mrs Charles Nygaard renorted on the convention in Des Moine.s. Klhel Flom read nn article written by Mrs Peter Marshall, Alun Jordan. Ruth Wise, Louise Skow nnd Diane Newbrough gave several clarinet quartet numbers. Nanev Tiaden played a piano solo. Lunch was served. Recovers From Accident Mrs Viola Studer visited her sister-in-luw, Mrs Lou Sohleiis- ner of Garner, in live Brill hospital Monday afternoon, Dec. 10 Mrs Sehleusne.r received a broken ankle, badly cut knee and cuts arid bruises about her head in a car-truck collision at Duncan several weeks 'ago. Her husband, who was driving their oar wa;i not hospital 1/ed. The car was demolished. Mrs Schelusner was taken home by ambulance Wednesday. Other relatives and friends from here have visited Mrs Selileusner since her accident. Homebullder* Club The Homebjtilders club met Monday evening, Dec. 10 in the Evangelical Free church parlors with the Howard Funnernarks, Ray Carlsons and Tony Pearsons as guests. A Smorgasbord supper was served at 7 o'clock. Supt and Mrs Anderson of the Old People's Hume in Boone were guest speakers. Mr and Mrs Hubert Bowman, who had spent two weeks at the parental, Alfred Erdrnan home left Sunday, December 9 for New York City where they will spend several years. Mr and Mrs Gene Wolfe ana two daughters left Saturday. December 8 for their home at Perfect Gift for a MAN! Hemingtoir Rollectric It "obsolete*" other shaving methods! THE NEW 1957 It's The "CADILLAC" Of Electric Shavers - Yet Costs No More Than The Old-Time Models I WITH THE NEW ROLLER COMB SHAVING PRINCIPLE . .. Ihis new 1957 Remington "Rollec- tric" does not just shave his whiskers off level with his face — no. il reaches down into the "tiny valleys" where whiskers grow, and gives him a comfortable, close shave thai LASTS HOURS LONGER! Makes him look cleanshaven hours longer. Yes, it's the supreme gilt if it's an electric shaver you want for him . . . handsomely styled, beautifully packaged, and the BEST you can byiy for him 1 Price $29.50 Less Trade-In 8.50 You Pay $21 (Model Pictured $31.50; Less $8.50 Trade-in—You Pay $23 All Complete In Rich Tawny Suede Gift Case) A.mes. Mrs Wolfe and children had spent a week in the parental Kidman home. Mr Wolfe came up on Friday. He went to New York City last week, to look for employment as a mechanical engineer. Mrs Viola StudSr entertained her bridge club Wednesday afternoon. Mrs J. L. Walker entertained her evening bridge club Monday night, December 10. Mrs R. E. Newbrough won high score prize and Mrs Dwight Biuns Won low score prize. Mrs L. L. Pfeffer will have the next party. The C. D. A.'s will meet Tuesday evening, D?c. 18. Servers are to be Minnie Bleich, Felice Hilbert, Beatrice Hijdmah. Mil- drfd Vit/.thum, Ha/el Studer S.'id Elizabeth Hildrnan. Entertainers art? to be Helen Youngwirth, Tracy Ward, Mary Wingert, Ruth Youngwirth and Florence Kudej. The Catholic Missionary Society will meet Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 18. Mr and Mrs Tod Weiland were honored at a farewell party Friday evening, Dec 7 by a large gruup uf neighbors, who brought and served a lunch after a social evening. The honored couple woiv Riven a TV lump as a farewell gift. They have purchased a house in Britt nnd have moved in. Mr and Mrs Bernard Kunkle and three small children of Clarion have rented the farm. Mrs George Hirnor and Mrs Tillie Loebig attended the annual Royal Neighbor Christmas party at Corwith Thursday evening. A pot luck .lunch was served and a gift exchange held. Mrs Loebig was presented a 50-vear membership pin and a lovely corsage. Mr and Mrs Paul Ryan of Marergo spent Saturday and Sunday, December 8 and 9 with their Prim ml relatives. Mrs Lucy Bra- bet- of Fort Dodge spent 'that weekend with her sisters and brother, Minnie, Nell and Frank Frimml. Beatrice Hildman caught 2 fingers of her right hand in the machine at the Reminder office, where she is employed. Eleven stitches were required to close the wounds. The Tuesday club met at the Dr. L. L. Pfeffer home Tuesday, Dec. 11. They voted $5 to the Hungarian relief drive. They enjoyed an hour of games, contests and music, a gift exchange and lunch. Mrs Tilly Loebig returned homo Sunday, Dec. 9, from Chicago, 111., where she had spent several weeks in the home of her daughter Alvina. now Mrs John Larson and Mr Larson. So. Dakota Firm Gets Algona Sewer Job A Mitt-hell, So. Dak. firm, the Whetsline Plumbing & Heating Co.. Inc., with a bid of $60,323.45. was awarded the contract for installation of large amount of storm sewer in the east and northeast portion of Algona by the city council during its meeting Wednesday night. The Whetstine bid was almost a thousand dollars below the second Itrtv offer, which was for $61,185.14 by Earl Stille of Garner. The Don Christenson firm of Cedar Rapids was next in line with a figure of $61,412.55. Others bidders included: E. G. Greiman, Garner ,._ $G5,flG8.80 Errtster & Go:, Waterloo .: '_ $69,8-19.80 Gjellefald Assoc., Forest City $ti9.942.!)0 ftupp Const. Co., Slayton, Minn. $70,640.80 Lundell Const., Cherokee .$72,194.61 Clark & Filz, Bngley $72,396.70 F. L. Warren, .Wmterjiet $75,423.50 Sixteen sets of plans arid specifications were taken out by contractors from the citv clerk's office prior to the letting of the bids, and the ten bidders who were after the contract s<Jt some sort of record for the number of concerns interested in a specific job here. According to City Attorney John Carroll, original estimates as to the cost of installation of concrete sewer pipe, manholes, catch basins and intakes which NEW AND DIFFERENT Gift Novelties For CHRISTMAS Featuring new imported figurines, ehinaware, collector's items, tea sets, animals of tomorrow, birds, ash trays, cigarette sets, candy boxes, plaques. See 'em and You'll Love 'em! OTHER IDEAS MIRRORS - BRAIDED WOOL CARPETS - DELTOX FIBRE RUGS FLOOR MATS AMSTRONG'S FLOOR & WALL COVERING. Cowan Bldg. Supply Phone 275 Algona were covered in the .contract amounted to about $70,000, so the low bid was almost $10,000 under the expected CQst, ...... , Work oh the? projects whfeh' will aid in controlling flooded conditions which prevail alter heavy rains in the east portion of town, will begin any time before Feb. 1, 1957. Several building permits were okayed durirtg the meeting by the council. They were for J. & L. Motors, Wes Hnfdvi Joe Funk, Jack Limbaugh, Charles Red em- ske, Haggard A Peterson, the U. S. Ppstoffice, John Wiltgctt, Harold Van Allen and Wegner Construction. Van Allen proposes to builci.'a ; : ne.w $14,000 home on south Roan street and Wegner will construct a new home, valued at $13,000, on south Main street, Acapulco, Mexico's resort city on the Pacific, once was a coaling port for steamships and a harbor for Spanish galleons bringing treasure from the Philippines. DID YOU KNOW? YOU CAN'T BEAT ALGONA FOR THOSE "LAST MINUTE" XMAS GIFTS • By The Way, Bring The Kids! We Are Open For Public Skating Friday, Dec. 21 and 28th. A . Good Place To Leave Them While You Enjoy Your Shopping In The Best Stores In Northern Iowa. (We Also Have Door Priies) DON'T FORGET! - CHRISTMAS PARTY, WED.^DEC.^26, 7:30 To 11 NEW YEAR'S EVE CARNIVAL DEC. 31, 8 P.M. to 1 A.M. (followed by a Sock Hop) STAR ROLLER RINK Phone 824-J For Private Parties ALGONA, IOWA at the Chrischilles Store The Friendly Store With The Chri stmas Spirit Durinq these last hectic days before Christmas, you'll find this store a pleasant, friendly place to finish up the last of ypur gift list. Our stocks are complete with those wanted items which have been so popular this season, the distinctive towel and kitchen sets, individual towels, blankets, spreads, sweaters, gloves, lingerie, and costume jewelry. Shop in the CHRISCHILLES STORE in complete relaxation. This will be your last chance to see Algeria's Most Beautiful Christmas Tree (ready to wear dept. second floor! Distinctive Gifts THE CHRISCHILLES STORE Is noted for Its DISTINCTIVE GIFTS, items not found elsewhere and imparting that true holiday spirit with which you wish to impress your friends- A gift from this store Is always a worth-while, QUALITY gift, appreciated by all who receive it. Efficient Last Minute Sendee You will find the clerks in this store experienced, friendly, courteous and obliging, always ready to help you with suggestions and other information. This service is especially helpful to men shoppers, whom we welcome. BUY HIR THAT PRIZED GIFT HERE.' Be Sure to see the first moving life size Santa Claus ever shown in Algona. (last show window)

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