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New Zeal and sisters near end world-wide tour with visit here MARLENE AND LINLEY McELREA By MOLLY MacDONALD Its a long way from Milton, New Zealanu, to Algona, Iowa, particularly wiien the route in- ciuaes nine montns 01 travel tnrougiiout the British isles, Europe aim tne Eastern united States! nowever, two charming visitors at tne nonie ot UK. ahu f. o. uorweuer maKe tne journey sounu as eifortless as a trip to tne next town. ; ; ; ; ; i/ofK-naire J Liniuy McElrea anu ner vivacious sister ivi'anene are surely; ; two ot ';tne most- : cie- ligntiul and : enthusiastic travel- eis ever to visit here. M'iie gins, cousins ot Mrs. iJbrweiiers, leu tneir nonie in i\ew /ealanu ,iasi fceoruary lor a year s trip a- founa tne worla. 'iney spent; three months in Lonaon where iwarlene IOOK a teacnuig position ;and vumey, wnoj is «*ii>o a teacher, seeureu 'various joos througn a government agency. ; , The sisters hitchhiked throughout the British isles, a practice almost unheard of for girls in this country, but not considered at all but of the ordinary there. They countries in a Dormobile (a cross toured the European "Seeing so many beautiful places has been marvelous, but our nicest memories ; will be of the people we've met." Agreed Linley, in the soft accent which sounds British to American ears, "It's been gorgeous." Titonka Mrs. Mary Schroeder •between a station wagon and a camper) with three other girls from New Zealand whom they had met on the ship coming to England. ON OCTOBER 5, Marlcne and Lihley arrived in New York to begin the American portion of their, trek. In reviewing the highlights of their stay so far, MarleneV pronounced Washington, D. 'C., "the most beautiful of any of the cities we've seen anywhere." The girls have been surprised at- the "wonderful variety" of food in the U. S. "We thought your main foodstuffs ware hamburgers, popcorn, pancakes and gum," they laugh — impressions gleaned from American movies and TV shows shown in New Zealand. "The one thing we can't get over has been the marvelous hospitality of the Americans. No matter where we go here, the .people are simply wonderful to us." Between now and January when they leave for home, the girls plan to visit, among many other places, New Orleans, Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon, Mexico, Los Angeles, San Francisco and possibly Canada. The wanderlust is something of a family affair with the Mc- Elreas — the girls' parents and a brother have also visited here, and Dr. and Mrs, Dorweiler have spent some time with the McElreas on their sheep farm in New Zealand. Marlene and Linley will remain in Algona until the end of this month before embarking on the final leg of their trip. In summarizing their feeling about the year, Marlene remarked full line of machinery, two tractors, household furniture and miscellaneous. DeVries Bros. & John Been ken, auctioneers; Titonka Savings Bank, clerk. Full sale details in Advance next Monday. Nov. 26—Roy Kenne closing out sale, at farm located six miles east and % mile north ol West bend. »ale includes fuitt line of tiarm, machinery and 7 a head of cross-bred nogs. Don Claude & Charlie Quiaa, auctioneers; Iowa. State Banic, Wet>t Bend, clerk. Full sale details in Diaper today. Nov. 29—Dick Gillespie Dairy Sale at farm located one-ham mile south ot Lewisville, Minn. Sale includes 30 head of hi grade holaceih dairy cattle and milking equipment. Wedel & Clark, auctioneers; Farmers State Bank, Madeua, clerk. Full sale details in Advance soon. Nov. 30 — Donald Smith Es tate sale, at farm located 5 miles Titonka Woman's club held their annual guest night at John and Gens cate. Thursday evening. ' The theme was, "Know Your Candidate," and Karl Kiilsholm, Algona, 'gave a talk. Charles Bred entered his Packard tour car in the National Custom Auto Show in Des Moines, and won a trophy ior "best in class." others attending from nere were John Hamilton and itussel Krommga, iviarK Johnson, Austin, Minn., south 01 visited a tew days with his great- grandparents, tne Louis Huoers, iitqnka. Mrs. Gertie Isebrand is a patient at the nursing home in ttntt for a time. Uood Hope i^utheran Circles meeting this week are Jennie and bniriey Circles at the church •:• Tuesday evening, and Florence Circle on Weunesuay morning at George Roberts. bea anu JeanneUe circles met on. Clark & Clark, auctioneers; Swea Wednesday afternoon at the 4-ALOONA (ftwt) ADVAMCI tHOHIOAY, NOV. 17, 1944 MOTHERS-DAUOHTERS CLUS The Union township Mothers and Daughters Club met at the home of Nola Hoover, Nov. 10 with twenty-four present includ- six guests. Guests were, Mrs. Leonard Elbort of Whittemore, Mrs. Elbert is president of the County Federation of Women's Clubs. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Spencer. Mrs, Orville Gardner, Mr, Ted Hoover ST. and Mr. Vaughn Hoover and eighteen members. Atter a pot luck dinner, Mr. Spencer auctioned off the articles the ladies had brought for sale, which included a big variety of articles. The' club realized. $31.45 from this sale. ;,':'• • •':;';.•''.•:' • ..- ; Neva Shipler had the program.^ The next meeting is am Old Fashioned Christmas on Dec. 8 it the home of Maurine Hovey. Each one Is to bring a gift for exchange value $1. Either home made or bought. • " ', i. '••'... , "•'• ' :...••.• -. .. ,: -V! WINNERS ENTERTAINED "$ After a certain length of time of playing bridge, scores are checked and the losersjentertain the winners. The losers this time were Mrs. Ralph tiauer, of Whittemore, Mrs. Pattl Owen's, Mrs. Ed Adams and b Mrs. Burt Harmes. They entertained the , Minn, and then one mile east. Sale includes big line of John Deere machinery including five John Deere tractors. Wedel & Kahler, auctioneers; Farmers State bank, M.|- uif.a, Minn., clerK. Full sale details in Advance soon., Dec. 1—Wendell Ditsworth Estate sale, at farm located a nines norcih ot' Swea City, then 2% miles west, full line ot machinery, is hamps'hire pigs. winners ;Mrs. Don Prieskorn Mrs. Roland Ostwald, of Whitte- morje, Mrs. Don Ferris, 1 and Mrs Leroy Gevings by going to Fort Dodge and first attending the Lutheran Women's bazaar, Beckers Flower shop, dinner at the Holiday Inn, and last the Decorators Work shop. Mrs. Prieskorn was much surprised i to see her father Joe Koll there and also saw her uncle and wife Mr and Mrs. Frank Koll, of Lakewood, Calif., who are in Fort Dodge briefly. M-D 'CLUB MEETS The Four Corner Mother arid Daughter's club met at Janice Lindhorst's Nov. 10 Alvina Wali . . ' """«* »»m Huber, Kowuth Co. Welfare Dept, gave an explanation of the type and IdmH of work they processed. The club decided to provide individual Christmas gifts for each resident at the county home ts their December project. BIRTHDAY OBSERVED Mr. and Mrs. Carl Goetsch entertained at dinner Friday evening in observance of die birthday of their daughter Mrs. Duane Riley. Others in 'attendance were Mr. Riley and David, Mr* and Mrs. William Goetsch, of LuVerne, Mr. and Mrs. John Putnam and Mr. and Mrs. William Funk. FIFTH BIRTHDAY The -filth birthday of Terr^ Moore was celebrated Nov. 9 at the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. August Schmidt. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Merle Moore, Nancy and Gordon, Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Moore, Terry's brothers Steve and Jim and the Schmidt's son and daughter Lynn and Linda. CHURCH GROUP MEETING 1A November meeting of the Congregational Fellowship will be held Thursday afternoon at church, and Jarian circles Wednesday evening at the church. "A program ior Veteran's day was helu in the school auditorium Friday morning, Rev. A. Gerstmann gave the invocation, and Jbupt. Rouerts gave a talk on honoring the veterans of all wars. A poem, "Respect For The Flag," was read by Mrs, Sadie Denton, Almanac (Continued from Page 1) ohinery. Quinn & Clark, auction' eers; Farmers & Traders Savings Bank, Bancroft, clerk. Full sale details will be found in next today's Advance, Nov. 19—Household Goods Sale, % mile east of Whittemore on McGregor road. Estate sale by Grace Ackerman, trustee, for Carlisle farm. Carrol Fraser is auctioneer. Nov. 19—Public Auction ol Edward Thilges on farm eight miles south, 2 miles west and % mile north from Algona. Sale begins at 1 p.m. with full line of John Deere machinery, including three tractors and other items. Quinn and Kleve, Auctioneers and Iowa State Bank, Algona, Clerk. Complete details in the Advance today. Nov. 26—George Rippentrop Estate sale, at farm located one mile north and onerhalf mile west of Titonka. Sale includes City State Bank, clerk. Full sale decants in Advance soon. Dee. 6 — Peter Plemel, complete closing out sale. 4 miles north, 1% miles east of Lu- Verne, Sale includes 5 tractors, complete line of farm and hayr ing equipment, Quinin and Kleve, auctioneers. Full details at a later date. Dec. 8—Mrs, Arnold Danielsen farm, located four miles east of Algona. Complete closing out sale, plus 20 head of dairy cat tie. Ronald Peck & Raymond Spencer, auctioneers; Iowa State bank, Algona, clerk. Full details of sale in the Advance soon. Dec. 8—Otto Wichtendahl Estate land sale, located 7 miles west and 5Vfc miles north of Al- gojia. Full sale details in Advance today. discus- with a gift exchange. For a project the club is to collect broken toys for the Algona Jay- Cees to repair and distribute. The program consisted of a poem read by Marguerite K61- lasch. An extension lesson: 'oh foundation garments was giv^n by Betty Fisher and Evelyn Me- Neill. Janice Lindhorst read'a Thanksgiving quiz and household hints. Club cheer was "by Clara Drayton by tape recorder in her absence. . ••• WED 70 YEARS The 70th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Knopf was quietly observed Nov. 12 at the Good Samaritan Home, Mer t bers of the family who called on them were Mrs. Maude Knopf, a daughter-in-law, of Mason City, and Sunday their son and daughter Mr. and Mrs. George Knopf, came from Clear Lake. The daughter Mrs. Henry Zwiefel is a frequent caller and was here on the anniversary date, B.P.W. MEETS •;•'•' ••*•-.• The monthly dinner meeting of Business and Professional Women was held at the Algona Hotel, Tuesday, Nov. 8. Helen FOR SALE NEW NOME IN FINAL STAGE OF COMPLETION room, living room, 2 car garage, screened perch. Near RKJKLEFS-GEELAN REAL ESTATE MIDGE KUESTER, SALES PHONED 90-tfn KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCE WANT AD •All-0-GRAM JUST CLIP IT OUT - MAIL IT IN Write your complete ad in the space below ... one word only to be written in each space. Each initial and number is counted as one word. CASH — 7c word in Monday • Thursday ls»ue« CREDIT — 10« word in Monday. Thursday U»u«f "•^-"»w $1.00 Minimum Ac) ^a..^.- MAIL TO: KQSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCE -, A l f on f/ Iowa MORE THAN 6,000 FAMILIES READ THE KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCE EACH WEEK Fellowship hull. This will be a Missions and Sewing meeting, the work this time being bandages . Hid clothing lor needy children and under the supervision of Mrs. ftussell Buchanan. Of EN HOUSE SUNDAY Open house is to be held Sunday, Nov. 20, from 2 to 5 p;m. at the Methodist parsonage, Every* one is invited to see the renovation that has been completed. At 1:30 that day Rev, Noland will conduct the worship service it the Good Samaritan Home, . •IRTHDAY DINNER Mr. arid Mrs. John Sires were dinner guests Sunday at Stubb's at Spencer of Mrs. Sires' parents Mr. and Mrs. Axel Hanson, of Armstrong, The birthday of Mrs. Sires was being observed a week early, taking advantage of better weather. HAS COFFEE GUESTS Mrs, Myra pstrum entertain' ed/at' 1 a coffee Thursday; afternoon and had as guests Mrs. Nellie Campbell, of Minneapolis,; Mrs. Gladys Chapman; oi Fort Uodge, Mrs. Ethel Potter, and Mrs, Celia Deal. The first three are sisters, former Hodges girls. TWO BIRTHDAYS OBSERVED Mrs. Robert Bbeckholt gave a party Saturday afternoon honoring the birthday of her son Brent land daughter Brenda, 5 and 4: respectively. Fifteen guests were present. Games were played and refreshments served. NEW BABY Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Dalhlgren, born Nov «. n*vm » » w- T t* »w J""«^ • i^j«,ii( w^"i" — — -"• -^^ pitai, CUrion. to wii Mag* ly AN two <*h*rcMMw*i Joel and Tammy. IDLE HOUR CLOi MIITI Mrs. Edith Buchanan enter" tained the Idle Hour chtf> Wednesday afternoon, DATI OPEN HOUSI Children of Mr. and Mrs. August "Red" Houachka, Renwick, will hold'an open notwe for their 23th wedding anniversary, Sun- f 1IVIIW •»•«» *^»m»»»« »*«• ^~ , j -^ to the reception from 2 to 4 p.m. CLUI HOSYf f ft Mrs.'Ed Hagg entertained her Knit and Sew club Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 15. 100 CLUB NOSTiSS 'Mrs. Rose Sigsbee entertained her 500 club Wednesday eve' nirig, Ndv. 16. The P-E.O. Sisterhood mtt Wednesday evening with Mrs. Mclvin Bay. 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