Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on April 15, 1965 · Page 15
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 15

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Four Corners women's club holds 5Qth anniversary celebration i,_ ,, ^ f • *m Five charier Algona no^uth County THUMOAV, AMML IS, IMS - AIOONA, tOWA : .CHARTER MEMBERS of the Four Corner Mothers and Daughters club which started in 1915 are from left to right:,Rubie Walker, Rose Sabin, Rena Cruikshank, Violet Walker and Iva Witham. members still in attendance The Four Corners Mother and Daughters club celebrated iU 50th annviersary with 80 attending the banquet Tuesday night at Van's. The club had its beginnings in 1915 when the women in a rural area northwest of Algona decided to meet and work with friends and neighbors to bring better civic co-operation and social understanding among those living in the area where the four townships — Cresco, Lotts Creek, Union and Whittemore—join in Kossuth county. Mrs. A. Cruikshank was the first president; Mrs. Earl Dalziel, vice; and Mrs. Lloyd Potter, sec- teen sent and at Christmas used clothing and toys are sent to the home. Often a needly family is adopted at Christmas. To conserve gasoline during World War 11, the women limited the meetings to once a month and refreshments were cut down. They did Red Cross sew- tig by making quilts, pajamas, nittens and scuffles. Some "E >onds were also purchased. Other civic organizations to which they have made donations or gifts are the Retarded Children's school and the Iowa City hospital. The social standards of the club have provided much entertainment for the members and their families. Picnics and pot fluck suppers with games for the family have been held over the years. The club has turned many times to some fund raising device. Besides the dues which have had to be raised with the times they have had bake sales, auctions, rummage sales, grab bags, and collected pennies for the flower fund. Helen Elmore composed the song they sing at every meeting. The usual attendance is 28 to 30 members at each monthly meeting. They have their own folding chairs, dishes and silverware which are transported to COLLISION APRIL 6th A minor accident was investigated by the local police Tuesday shortly before 6 p.m. on Call street. Wayne D. Patterson, Irvington, was turning east off of Dodge street to Call street when a car driven by Harold J. Elbert, Rodman, was backing from a parking area and backed into his car. No charges were filed. treas. The first meeting was held at Mrs. Dalziel's. The constitution of the club stated that membership consisted of women who were willing to further the ideals of the club. They met every two weeks and the program consisted of roll call, lesson topic and some social entertainment. Soon the group was helping those outside their neighborhood. For 50 years gifts have been sent to the Christian Home Orphanage in Council Bluffs. In earlier days the gifts were 30 dozen eggs or. woolen comforters and pieced quilts made by the members. In more recent years cash gifts have hostess's home for each meeting. Piftt jpteiidenU arc: 191S-M7 — Rena Crulk- shank. 1S1M919 — Rose Sabin. 19194922 — not known. 1922-1923 — Hazel Daziel. 1923-1924 —• not known. 1924-1925 — Hazel Daziel. 19254926— Rena Cruikshank. 1926-1928 —< Maude Robinson. 1928-1929 — Jessie Mitchell. 1929-1931 — Eula Rich. 1931-1933 — Vcrla Lowtnan. 1933-1935 — Pearl Potter. 1935-1936 — Alice Ditsworth. 1936-1938 — Alta Lowman. 1938-1939 — Mabel Ehrhardt. 1939-1940 — Susie Witham. 1940-1941 — Clara Drayton. 1941-1942 — Evelyn McNcill. 1942-1943 — Norma Walker. 1943-1944 — Ruth Harlan. 1944-1945 — Irene Bjustrom. 1945-1946 — Ruth Stephens. 1946-1947 — Eula Rich. 1947-1948 — Herlinda Kirscli. 1948-1949 — Opal Simpson. 1949-1950 — Herlinda Kirscli. 1950-1951 — Irene Bjustrom. 1951-1952 — Iva Witham. 1952-1953 — Thclma Ramus. 1953-1954 — Maxine Walker.' 1954-1955 — Gladys Eiscn- barth. 1955-1956 — Vcrna Schultz. 1956-1957 — Bcrnice Shaw. 1957-1958 — Evelyn Mittag. 1958-1959 — Eula Rich. 1959-1960 — Alvina Walker. 1960-1961 —Grace Bjustrom. 1961-1962 — Gladys tterth. 1962-1963 — Maflys fcjustrom. 1963-1964 — Beverly Kueckef. 1964-1965 — Janice Lifidhorst Never get mad at somebody who knows more than you do. After all, it isn't his fault. UNION SfeRVICt FftlftAY Union Good Friday s«fVte«§ will be held at the Open fMbte church in Swea City (April 16) from 1-3 p.m. the theme this year will be "Attitudes at the Cross". Each church will spoil* sor a musical number fOf the special service. Thank You — FROM — NORTH IOWA GIRL SCOUT SENIOR CONFERENCE — TO — [I The many people who provided housing for out-of-town girls ;; during our Algona meeting March 26-27 ancj to the Algona -• Chamber of Commerce, the Algona Community schools, MI gona merchants, the VFW Auxiliary ,the Methodist WSC$, ; Mr. Paul Richardson (custodian of the Bryant school) and the many others who made our meeting such a success. •-H-H--H--H I 111 1 I I I . PICTURED ARE four generation members of the Four Corners Mothers and Daughters club. Standing are, left to right, Laura Voight and Loretta Broesder. Seated' is Violet Walker holding Karla Voight, her great-granddaughter, Violet Walker is the mother of Loretta Broesder and the grandmother of Laura Voight. THREE GENERATIONS all belonging to the Four Corners club are pictured left to right, Irene Bjustrom, her daughter, Janice Lindhorst, and her granddaughter, Rhonda Bjustrom, ANOTHER THREE generations group belonging to the Four 0orner Molfeer§ apj P§ugbter§ club are Gladys Eisenbarth ajjd, Pfiiime Cteyfeer wbft i§ JiOi<Jing her Daughter, Bren<J4. Tne otfeer girl§ in tlie fjoat VQW §re §!SQ daughters p Croni left to rigfeJt, Micbglle md Sb£ryl. Choose your Easter gifts from our complete selection of Russell Stover candies. Assorted chocolates, fruit and nut eggs, Easter baskets, marshmallow eggs and chocolate cream eggs. The finest candy you can buy and guaranteed fresh at Honsbruch's. 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T »,-', -"""---"';,. ..,..•'.., ;"!-'..,,,.,.,';"". $1.35 KAYSER NYLONS ON SALE AT 99 KAYSER K-1 Seamless Mesh Nylons (Regularly $1.35) 99 KAYSER K-2 Seamless Dress Sheer (Regularly $1.35) 99 KAYSER 6530 Service Weight (Regularly $1.35) — with seams 99 KAYSER K-14 Seamless Stretch, Reinforced Heel & Toe (Regularly $1.35) 99 KAYSER K-27 Wonderloc Stretch, Runless, Seamless (Regularly $1.35) 99 3 pair for 2.90 (jrahams

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