The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 25, 1956 · Page 25
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Homemakers, Seneca, Held Xmas Party and Christmas party at the home] of Mrs Everett Witham Tuesday afternbbn with fourteen members in attendance. The January meeting Will be an all day meeting at the. home of Mrs John Struecker, """ In addition lo the regular collection, Pennies for Friendship, were collected also a gift for the Children's Home at Woodward. . The Christinas gift exchange followed, with Mrs John Strueck- — Seneca Homemakers er dressed as Santa Glaus, distri- held their December meeting buting the gifts. She was assist- May all the ••••on 9 *,beat be yours at Chrlstma* tlmet BROWN ki!i SHOE STORE ALGONA. IOWA .by Mrs Calvin Vaudt. Refreshments were brought by the guests. Mrs withftm, the hostess, served sandwiches and coffee. All the goodies that were left over were packed and sent to the Home at Woodward, along with the monetary gift. Members in attendance included Mrs Clarence 'Osborh, Mrs John Struecker, Mrs Fred Brown, Bertha Olsen.-Mrs Calvin. ; Vaudt, Mrs Ted Jensen, Mrs Woodrow Kracht, Mrs Siebolt Behrends, Mrs John Johannesen, Theresa Stelflugr Mrs Lyle England, Mrs Myron Speer, Mrs Henry Looft and Mrs Witham, the hostess. Seneca 4-M Clubs . The Seneca Stars and Progressive Farmers 4-H clubs went Christmas caroling Wednesday evening. Following the caroling the group met at Seneca where the boys held a short business meeting during which new record books were distributed and plans made for a smorgasbord party in the near future. Three of the members, Bob Crouch, Ray Wilberk and David Looft were awarded gold' seal*at the recent county officers training school for six years achievement in club work. The group then enjoyed Christmas gift exchange aftci which refreshments were enjoy cd. Thursday Club party The Seneca ' Thursday Club held their Christmas party at the home of Mrs Alvin GodTrcdscn Monday afternoon. , During' the business meeting the group elected new officers, Mrs SieboJt Behrends, president; Mrs Everett Witham, vice president and Kay Krause, secretary and treasurer. The Dunns worked for the- Withams in 1927 and they hadn't seen each other, since that time. Mrs Lawrence Jtmanrie'sen joined the club as a.new member. The group enjoyed a Christ- THE SHOE STORE THAT TAKES CARE OF YOUR FEET «««.$te.&;*&!!M^.^$^«&!^^ ...._ gift e*change after which efreshments w«re served by the lostes.s Home Tot Holidays Two Seneca servicemen will be enjoying the Christmas holiday- season with home folks Jerry Wilberg arrived home Mon day'afternoon from Norfolk, Va for a ten day leave and Gordon Burt arrived home Wednesday morning to spend Christmas with his parents, the Bob Burls. Gordon is stationed at Fort Sill. Oklahoma. Last Sunday visitors at the Everett Witham homo included Mr and Mrs Carl Siot of Irvington and Mrs Bessie Dunn of Richland, Washington. Forest fire fighters were called to an average of 485 fires a day during 1954. The real cause of articles to have weight, is of course gravity. I!ALL-SIRAHORN HARDWARE ratings 300 Take Part In Lakota Xmas School Program Lskdta — The Christmas Story directed by Mary Jean Leonard vocal music director, xvas presented, in the School Auditorium Tuesday night. The e n I i r e student body of over 300 took part and the exceptional presentation was enjoyed by a more than full capacity house. Rex Larson was the narrator 7th and 8th grades, a speech choir, Mary was portrayed by Lucretia Clapper and Joseph by Roger Rippentrop. Soloists were Paula Buckcls, Mike Vodra.=ka and Gerald Heetland; girls sextette, Shelda Hertzkc, Paula Buckets, Marlene Christ, Icna Sachs, Lurenc Barrett and Lillian Meyer. The boys quartette, Gerald Heetland, Robert Sheldahl. Craig Meyer and Michael Vodraska closed with the "Lord's Prayer." Lillian Meyer was the accompanist. Z\s we celebrate our Fortieth Anniversary of , service td agricultrtire, we extend our best wishes for Happy Holidays and a Bright New Year! Eugene H. Hutchins Sec, - Treas. Stella Mae Breen Assistant 110 S. Dodge St. Algona National Farm, Loan Association Sine* 1917, M«mbef of Federal Land Sank System Merry Christmas or*<**«^«^^ I ... To all of you whom we have so enjoyed serving: We say thanks for your patronage - And, may everything that's bright and gay, Bless your household on Christmas Day I Service Co. Parly The: annual Christmas party for the Farm Service Company officers and employees was held December 15 in the V.F.W. Hall at Swea City. Following the 7 o'clock dinner they enjoyed u program and gift exchange. Those attending from Lakota were Mr and Mrs William Hippen and Donna, Mr and Mrs Ronald Heetland, Gary and Kathy and Gerald Heetland who sang a solo, Mrs Diem was his accompanist. Mr and Mrs Ray Albcrs went to Minneapolis, Monday, where Mi' Albevs consulted specialists. He is improving .slowly from or. injury to his back but is s.tjl! unablo to work full time in the j creamery. ;' ' Guests in the Guy Bccrricr home last week wore Mr and Mrs Ballard and daughter of SioUx Falls, S. D. ••Mr and'Mrs Raymond Winter vvere guests of Mr Rog'. v r Lirittc of Swea City at a Smorgasbord at Fairmont,'Dec. 13. Fifty 4-H club leaders r.ncl their husbands or wives were Mr Lindc's guests. Mrs Winter is assistant leader of the Lakota Luckies. Friends of Mrs Kate Spetht have received word that she is in St. Ann hospital since suffering a severe heart, attack Wednesday. Mrs Spccht is a former Lakota resident. Dr. and Mrs .II. H. Murray will have their two daughters home for the holidays. Mr a:id Mrs John Lundquist and tw:,. daughters arrived from Iowa City Thursday and Kay Mun ay will arrive from Texas on Friday. K;iy is stationed at an air base as an Air Flight Nurse. Mr and Mrs Virgil Barrett and family expect to spend Christmas and .several dayy following with their .son Virgil and family ul Sheldon. Mrs Virgil Ann Murra and her first grade children visited Die grandmothers of the children Tuesday afternoon and sang Chriptmas carols. Twenty Westminster Fellowship members went nut caroling Sunday evening and then returned to the Presbyterian church parlors for a social hour and refreshments. Mrs Elmer Hani- and Mrs Jerry Heetland were the- hostesses. Mr John V. Dorenbush is vf- covc-ring from an appcndcctur.iy performed December 14 at the- Buffalo Center Hospital. IF IT'S NEWS — WE WANT IT Hood x s FOOD STORES ^f^HI^ ^BP ^VjJF ^^^ ^B^r CHRISTMAS^ GREETINGS' This ioQy snow mpn U helping u* soy; Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to aU ow patrons! OFFICE TAVERN Ewald & Katherine Tu*»day, D«e«mbit ft, 1956 Algona (la.) Upper D« Mdlrt«-S PHONE 1100 - YOUR NEWSPAPER iUM ilillf THERMOGAS CO. OF ALGONA ^ FOR A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A MOST PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR WAGNER CITIES SERVICE State and Phillips Streets CHEER And All Good Wishes From J & L MOTORS Visit Us Now In Our New Location Across From Courthouse tan •fcto&ss.ft&.'fcjs fete^.$;io»;»^ft3&^^^ KOSSUTH COUNTY ASC OFFICE (Agricultural Stabilization Conservation) VIRGIL ROHLF Office Manager RICHARD I. ANDERSON ANDREW I. FANGMAN GEORGE W. WOLF Committee Our Christmas stocking is filled witK good wishes for our patrons . • ,; Hoping you have the Merriest i Christmas ever —• full of happiness and lasting pleasure, Your Home-Owned, Co-op Elevators West Bend Elevator Co. Wesl Bend Fenton Cooperative Elevator Co. Fenlon Farmers Cooperative Elevator Co. Swea City Whittemcre Cooperative Elevator Whittemore * Lone Rock Cooperative Elevator Co. 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