Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on December 8, 1966 · Page 7
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 8, 1966
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AI qono Ktmuth County omMMMfc^M«tBM••rita^MMM^MMMi^aMMM^AiBMMiilMHIHMHHIIIIIIMHMMiMMM 1 ** r** THURSDAY, DEC, 8,1944 - ALGONA, IOWA F. L. Pratt, Burt druggist for 56 years, is dead iwnce Mary Stftfat Mid Campney. Guests Sunday fot mei's birthday wefrlto? . Burt—Funeral services were held for Francis Lee Pratt, 79, lifelong Burt businessman, at Burt Methodist church at 2 p.m. j Dec. 5. The Rev. M. C. Daviesj officiated. Burial was in the' Burt Township cemetery. Pall bearers were Merwyn Cunning*; ham, Wallace Hawcott, Ray Dremmel, Howard McMullen, Lance Riebhoff, Clifford Schrader. Lee Pratt died ait 11:30 Dec. 2 at the hospital at Spirit Lake of a cerebral hemorrhage after a short illness. He was born April 29, 1887, on a farm near Burt, son of W. B. and Elvina Pratt. He graduated from Burt high school in 1905 and attended Highland Park college for Pharmacy and Iowa State at Ames4 He married Erma Duckmanton Nov. 6, 1912 at Burt. F. L. Pratt had been a pharmacist and druggest for 56 years in the Burt drug store since his marriage. He was in the store when stricken less than two weeks ago. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, Marilda, Mrs. Ronald Elvidge, Colesbury, Zelpha, Mrs. Earl Nester, Worthington, Minn, Livermore man flies to Denmark in 10 hours 5 grandchildren and grandchild. a great Mr. Pratt was a charter'mem- ber of Burt Methodist Church. He would 'have been a 50 year member of Kossuth Lodge No. 540 A. F. &. A. M. in June. He was a member of Kossuth Chapter No. 201 0. E. S. and a charter member of -Burt Lions club. Masonic rites were held at 8 p.m. Sunday at the Garry Funeral Home. CROWD FOR SHOW Over 200 attended the Ceramic Show Saturday and Sunday planned by the Town and Country Club. There are 40 members in the club and they meet all day, three days a week at the home of Nadine Shipler Coffee, cookies and mints were served both days. . Drawings Plan Silver Anniversary MR. AND MRS. CLAUDE W. Ruark will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary Dec. 11 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. with an open house at their home, 704 South Minnesota, Algona. All friends and relatives are invited. Hosting the event are their children: Mr. and Mrs. Marvin (Claudia) Schafer, Humboldt; Mr. and .Mrs. John (Geri) Sires, Jr., Cedar Rapids; and Edith, at home. No invitations are being sent. Photo by Poundstone. luncheon Dec. « it Uiitttfi rickson's for tier birthday if»a also Benita Mitchell's birthdty. Hostesses were Esther Sbfefr son, Mary Jean Andrews, Beth Miller atid Ethel Dferotiiei. Mrs. Leon Meyer and t*t> drett, Ceylon, were gtiestt day of Mrs. Lurena Row*, Pidells club meeting will? be Dec. 13 at Lulu Hawcott's. Roll call is an original poem, the program is Christmas ols; a gift exchange 29c, »nd Me to class. ' r The Burt post office will ba open all day Saturday, Dec, 10 to Dec. 17. > U and I Circle will Jwve * 12:30 pot liick luncheonv DCC^ 13 at Maxine Angus's with Frances Dittmer assisting. Roll call is cookies or candy exchange. Tjiere will also be , a 50c gift exchange. Each member is requested to bring table service. Plans will be made for the annual banquet Jan. 10 at Marion Westliiig's. were Viola Becker, Loretta Mark Mawdsley, Linda Becker, Waltmah, Edna Smith, Elva Bettcher, Mrs. N. B. Shipleir, Swea City, Ray Lichter, Mrs. Frank Liohter, Bancroft, Ruth Alice Patterson, Charlotte Haberger, Helen Vogel, David Harms, Mrs. Art Person, Mrs. 0. H. Graham, Jean Mescher, Mrs. Erna Grover, Willis Vogal, Thecla Ohristensen. The window were decorated by Arlene Manus with ceramics she had made including the nativity scene, ,a Christmas tree and ceramic statues. Willis Vogel furnished cups for coffee and Charlotte Haberger who helped and furnished the coffee. Helen Vogel gave the use of the building. A free will offering was given to the club present. CLUB HAS PARTY Mariners Club met Sunday at Burt Presbyterian church with 11 couples present and 36 children for the family Christmas party. Devotions, were- by senior were held every hour. Winners lu'gh students, Clint Patterson Janet Becker, Kathy Patterson. They also showed a film strip, 'The Birth of Christ". Games were playad by two age groups. Prizes were candy. Refreshments were cookies and ice cream served by Maxine and Robert Angus, Marjorie and Duane Mawdsley and Jean Gifford, Evelyn and Roscoe Mawdsley, Russell and Ruth Patterson. There will be installation of new officers at the January meeting. CIRCLES TO MEET Circles of the W.S.C.S, will meet Dec. 14, a week early be cause of the holidays. Shirley Circle, 2 p.m., hostesses Beth Miller, Velma Cook, Elsie Winter. Roll call, Isaiah, program by Hazel Teeter and Mary Jean Andrews. Janice Circle at 7:30 p.m." hostess, Esther Hilton roll.call, Luke; program, Benila Mitchell and Florence Spear Gladys Circle, 2 p.m. hostesses Lefie = •JVIcMullen-•""" and, Lydia Manns, roll call, star, program Give her Cologne By REVLON — TUSSY — LITTLE LADY — MAX FACTOR: FOR HIM — CURRIER & IVES — HIS —CITATION — OLD SPICf — KINGS MEN! WYLER WATCHES Priced from $39.95 - Other Gift Ideas From Rusk's - Personalized Stationery Kaynar Pendants Beautiful Clocks Pangburn Candies ^ Parker Pens "* Christinas Candles " Cameras & Projectors * Billfolds —Men's & Women's RUSK DRUG & JEWELRY EXPERT PRINTING AT THE ADVANC1 Llvermore — Chris Madsen went to Des Moines last Tuesday afternoon where he took a plane to Chicago. From Chicago he took a one stop flight to Copenhagen, Denmark stopping a short time in Montreal, Canada, making the entire trip in approximately 10 hours. In Denmark he will go to the Island of Moric, his former home, where he will visit two sisters, two half brothers, four brothers and their families. . He will also visit his oldest brother who is still in the hospital' after being very seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in October. He will attend the Wedding of a niece Dec. 10. Their son Donald who is stationed with the army near Frankfurt, Germany hopes to be able to go to Denmark while his father is there. It has been 20 years since Mr. Madsen's last trip back to Denmark. He plans to be gone about three weeks. Mrs. Martin Miller entertained a few ladies at her home one the birthday of Mrs, Ernest Logue. Cards were played. LIONS PARTY The Lions Club members held their annual Christmas party and gift exchange at the Country Club at Humboldt Saturday night with their wives and members from the Renwick club as guests. The district Gov ernor, Ken Johnson of Hum boldt was the guest speaker and Dale Lockwood of Burt was in charge of entertainment. An 8 o'clock dinner was served. The W.S.C.S. met at the Methodist Church Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. Milton Davis and Mrs. Luther Butler as hostesses. The' president, Mrs. Herb Raney conducted the business meeting and Mrs. Ray Falb gave the devotions and lesson. Lunch was served. The Twentieth Century Club met at the Imperial Cafe at Bode last, week for their December meeting with Mrs. Karl let, the president conducted the business meeting and also gave the religious thought. The music was Christmas carols and table decorations were also carded out in the Christmas theme. Mrs. Jessamine Miller gave the lesson after which lunch was served. Mrs. Julius Behounek t guest. •- - • \ L. E, Catkrlll, wH* w«n» »• Rochester a couple of weeks igtf to visit ill the home of her Wrt Dave, underwent surgery at die Ollmstead Community Hospital there last week. I '-a EXPERT PRINTING AT THI ADVANCE •»»«»»»•»»•»•«»»»»»»+»»«»»»++»»»»+»+«••<*••*••+•• afternoon recently in honor of Baessler as hostess. Mrs. Baess utmost i Color TV dependability ,.< * '" "" ' ' '...?:LsJ <r wi See the all-new Zenith COLOR TV in table models, console and stereo combinations. North Iowa Appliance Center ', John Levy Phone 295-3818 Algona Iowa I.- , 0 u^ ?A U V^°^oU^ A °^ ^ecV^^SCf^vV lV .„ aY£ coe\ x iVve ** ~ ^ mtO-Sfl 1

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