town<4 hpf>* independence re- High winds topped a television / i-oiflly. The WMt tuwef was to hnvo been 1 t 2SO foot high, the? third tallest in the world. The last 3'0 foot sectibn had heen placed on the top but had not been moored with guy wires. As a result, when the winds came up the upper portion began to shake and in fa.Uintf, knocked i down the guy wires holding other sections in place. There are 800,000 deaf person.s in the United States. Ift^iS.-*^*-*. ^l^SSt/liSA •^.^^r-.~:^fr. ^fZ'^f.'gfji -iH\ ^^--s."*-^^'^^^£Zs-\ •f^fS^-^ i'~ <^ ~ ?^--~?f2 ^TiX 'fjr^ ^j^jS^^-^" 5 *^ THE SMOKE SHOP ona otucs AIG6NA, IOWA, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 25, VOL. 93 - NO. 52 COWAN ROTO ROOTER SERVICE Masonic Lodge Elections Held Char els T. Lawson was elected Worship Master of Prudence Lodge No. 205, at the annual election of officers held recently^ Other Prudence Lodge officers are Warrert Nelson, senior warden; Don Asa, junior warden; Glenn Shore, treasurer; Clint Lighter, secretary; LeRoy Lee, member of the Temple Board. Prudence Chapter No. 70, Royal Arch Masons, named George Schueller as excellent high priest, Fred tMekmann Jr. as excellent king, Fred Geigel as scribe, Glenn Shore as treasurer, Clint Lighter as secretary and Slu McFadden as member of the Temple Board. On the' heights around MoumS Olympus, in northwestern Washington, precipitation "(m o s 11 y snow) attains the amazing total of from 200 to 250 inches annual#&#*&**•* sin tan»;MJ»i«MiaM*iB*afigaa«i« m»*»** w»#* 9 Local Men Help In Dial Change Of the special crew of 35' Western Electric specialists now engaged in installing equipment in the NW Bell telephone building here, for the change-over to dial phones, nine are young men of this vicinity — who were interviewed and hired 'here by Western Electric at the outset of the project. Of the nine. some, may well find "careers" with the giant corporation. . The local young men on : the'crew are pictured above with Western Electric's project chief, R. W. Jonas, Sioux City, shown at the left. Rear row, left to right, are L. E. Manus, ; Burt, S. F. Sawyer, Marathon, M. G'. Giddings, Wesley, S. L.-Ruse, Ti tonka, and R. L. Bilyeu, Algona. Kneeling in front, are left to right, A. D. Johnson, Burt, L. A. H-inkley, Burt, J. G. Mishak, Algona, and J. P, Fox, Bancroft. . , . A These, with others on the crew, are perform ing their work to bring a dial service to Algona s telephone users. Mr and Mrs James Arend are going to 'Curlew Christmas day to be with Mrs Arend's parents, Mr and Mrs A. M. Kifnz. Allen Humphrey who attends college at Fayette will spend the holidays with his parents, Mr and Mrs C. M. Humphrey. Mr Humphrey suffered a heart attack three weeks ago and is not ablt to be up and around much. LOCAL-MOTES Mr and Mrs Stanley Black and family are spending Christmas with the latter's rr.other, Mrs Robert Gillingham a part of the day and with Stanley's parents, Mr and Mrs Lyle Black. ALGONA COOPERATIVE CREAMERY CO. dds the festive touch! Mr and Mrs Al Agena will hava as guest Christmas the latter'a aunt, Mrs Marie Tennant of Hartley. A family dinner will be 'held Christmas at Mrs Louise Peter's at which Mr and Mrs Harold Peter will be in attendance. Mr and Mrs Harold Peter will be dinner guests Sunday of Mrs Peter's brother and sister-in-law, Mr and Mrs Irvin Johnson at Woden. Mr and Mrs Morion BitlingeJ are going to Webb to spend Christmas with the former's father and wife, Mr and Mrs.W^bur 1 BittingeK '' ; " , ... ,;.v*#*-- : " " Mr .-and-Mrs Robert Welter and • family are- going ,,to; Corwith • Christmas 4o spend the' day with 'the former's parents, Mr and Mrs R.' C.'Welter. Mr and Mrs Ed Wilcox are going to Lincoln, Neb., to spend Christmas with the . former's brother-in-law and .sister, Mr and Mrs Don Bills. K ; Mr and Mrs Art Burris left Friday for Lamont, Okla., to spend Christinas with Mrs Burris' mother and husband, Mr and Mrs Scott Vollmer. Mr and Mrs Monte Scobba will have as Christmas guests, Mis Scobba's brother-in-law and sister, Mr and Mrs Kenneth Mulligan and Vicki, of Bancroft. Mr and Mrs Lyle Black will have as guests Christmas their son-in-law/and daughter, Mr and Mrs Clarence Bunkofske, Marvin, Gloria and Diane of Corydon. Mrs Robert Bunkofske is visiting her son-in-law and daughter, Ma- and Mrs Floyd Sill at Spicer, Minn. She plans to be home for Christmas, having spent several days at Spicer. Mr and Mrs Frank Rueb Jr. are leaving Saturday for Watertown, S. D. where they will spend Christmas with the parents, Mr and Mrs Frank Rueb, Sr. They will return home Wednesday. Dr. and Mrs Joseph .Rooney have moved from 403 East Call street to the Abner Long house at 414 East McGregor street formerly occupied by Mrs Barbara Fabrizio. Mr and Mrs Phil Kohlhaas will have as guests Christmas their son Phil Jr., who is in service and stationed at Camp Chaffee, Ark., their daughter Anita Rose, of Minneapolis, and Mrs Rose Scan- Ian. Mr and Mrs Owen Hurt and son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Paul Jess of Iowa City will spend Christmas eve and Christmas day at Spencer with the respective parents, Mr and Mrs A. A. Hurt and Mr and Mrs Lee Johnson ot Spencer. Mr and Mrs Lowell Samp will have as guest for Christmas and till after New Years the former's mother, Mrs Selma Godfredson of Buffalo, Mo. She will come here from Sioux City where she has been visiting her son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs William Bradbury. Mr and Mrs Douglas Wildin plan to have as dinner guests Christmas the latter's parents, Mr and Mrs August Harig, Mr and Mrs Raymond Harig of LuVerne, Mr and Mrs Rudy Harig of Livermore. Mr and Mrs Adrian Harig of St. Benedict. Mr and Mrs Leslie Wildin and Mr and Mrs Charles Schneider and the respective families. Mr and Mrs Nels Anderson were visited Sunday by the former's brother-in-law and sister, Mr and Mrs Merle Rients of Marcus, who will be enroute to New Hampton to spend Christjnas with the mother, Mrs O. N. Anderson. The Nels Andersons are also going to New Hampton for Christmas and wiil ^Iso be with Mrs Aftderson's mother, Mrs Susan Biever at Lourdes.
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