The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 22, 1966 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 22, 1966
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6-Algona (la.) Upper D«i Molnei Thursday, Dee. 22, 1966 CCS2H) 'Living Nativity' At Fenton M6 ocvct-y LADIES NIGHT Monday night, Dec. 19, was Ladies Night, the wives being entertained at dinner at the Johnson House at 6:30 by the Toastmasters Club. The previous meeting was held at Lakota, being guests of the Chamber of Commerce. - o - WED 60 YEARS Mr. and Mrs. William Runchey observed their sixtieth wedding anniversary Dec. 18 by holding open house at their home. The children, Mr. and Mrs. Fernley Runchey, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Runchey and Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Smith, West Bend, were present May you have a happy and joyous holiday . . . POTTER DISTRIBUTING AL SAGE T.V. SERVICE and Ellis Runchey, brother of William Runchey and former Al- gonan, was here from St. Louis, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Runchey were married in Whittemore township and farmed till 1943 when they retired and came to town, for many years living on South Minnesota street. A short time ago they purchased a house on So. Durant street. The granddaughter, Ann Smith, now Mrs. Kenneth Baughman of Urbana, ni., was unable to be present. Mrs. Charles Patterson and Mrs. Lyle Steele poured for the guests, numbering about 150. - o - WED 25 YEARS Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bruns celebrated their silver wedding anniversary Sunday from 2 till 5 o'clock at their home. Relatives in attendance were the mother, Mrs. Anna Bruns, Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. Lake Polton, parents of Mrs. Bruns, their children, Mr. and Mrs. Leland Pearson, Ledyard, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Bruns, Mason City, and Melvin at home. Other relatives attending were Mr. and Mrs. Merlon Bruns, Ft. Dodge, Mr. and Mrs. Mervin Penning of Kiester, Minn., Mr, and Mrs. Keith Polton, Elmore, Mr. and Mrs. George Roth and daughters, Woden, and Roger Bruns, Thompson. About 70 guests were in attendance. Mrs. Marvin Penning, who poured, was Mrs. Bruns' attendant 25 years ago at the wedding which took place Christmas morning' at Estherville. - o HOLD POT LUCK The Wesleyan Service Guild of the Methodist church met Dec. 19 for a 6:30 pot-luck dinner at the church. The program was "Christmas Songs and Poetry." Hostesses were the officers. - o - DELPHIAN SOCIETY The business meeting of the Delphian Society was held at Mrs. Al Agena's, after which the women went 'to the Good Samaritan Home where they had a tea for the residents and a song was dedicated to Mrs. Mabel Paxson, resident there and a charter member of the society. Vocal numbers were given by Corrlne Shlmel, an elementary teacher in the Algona school system. - o BRIDGE CLUB Mrs. L. A. Winkel was hostess to her bridge club Wednesday. - o- ATTENDS WEDDING Mrs. Edward Maland, Titonka, flew to Los Angeles last week to attend the wedding Saturday of her brother, Charles Lear. The two small children, Troy and Allen, are being cared for by Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Parrish. Mrs. Maland will be home Tuesday. fyCViStmas We hope thai during (his holiday you enjoy many festive hours with loved ones. Merry Christmas all. COAST TO COAST STORES Ed Wolf, Owntr Algona The third annual enactment of "A Living Nativity" will be presented by the Walther League of St. John's Lutheran church of Fenton. The scene will be presented on the church's school grounds at 7 and 8 o'clock on both Wednesday and Thursday evenings, Dec. 2). and 22. Everyone is welcome to attend and the Walther League will serve refreshments between and after performances. Shown above are from left, Sandra Hantelman as Mary, Mike Jackson as Joseph, Gary Elmers as a shepherd, and Nick Mueller as a wl«etnan. (Photo by Ervin Root) CARD CLUB Mrs. Clem McEvoy entertained her card club last Tuesday. There was an exchange of Christmas gifts. . o - CHRISTMAS PARTIES The Cooks Welding personnel were entertained at a Christmas party Thursday evening at Char- 1168*8 . The Taylor Motor Company entertained there at a dinner Wednesday night. Other dinners have been given by the Thermogas Co., Dec. 12, Stanley Products and Buscher Brothers, Dec. 16, and the B.T.W. this week. - o- CLUB PARTY Mrs. Ted Chrlschilles' bridge club met Thursday evening and after dinner at Charlie's, went to her home for cards and a gift exchange. - o - WED 25 YEARS Mr. and Mrs. Nels Anderson are going to Cresco Dec. 25 to attend the open house being given in honor of the twenty-fifth wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. John F. Owens. MRS. LYDIA WETZEL had as guests Saturday, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wetzel and Dale of Austin, Minn. Sunday she had as guests Mr. and Mrs. Omar McMahon, her son-in-law and daughter, and anddaughters, Linda Cooke, h •Chester, Minn., and Karen Cooke, Minneapolis. THERE WILL BE a Winkel family get-together Christmas Eve at Mr.andMrs.DonWinkels. Present will be the parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Winkel, Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Winkel, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Winkel, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Henry and the respective families. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Winkel of Centervllle had planned to be here, but their little daughter, Susie, is sick with chicken pox. DINNER GUESTS Christmas Day at the Clarence Frasers will be their son, William of Cedar Rapids, their son-in-law and daughter, Mr.andMrs.Chas. Schlievert and family, Mary Fraser and Minnie Barker. DINNER GUESTS Dec. 25 at Mr. and Mrs. Don Myers' will be the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hutchins, and Oscar Miller, Titonka. CHARLES STREIT, who attends Creighton College of Medicine, Omaha, is home for the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Streit. HUGH BLACK was in Des Moines Friday attending a meeting pertaining to elevators. MR. AND MRS. Craig Smith accompanied the latter's mother, Mrs. J. M. Fleming, to Rochester, Minn., Monday where she will be hospitalized. Her home is at Whittemore and for a brief time she was at the Good Samaritan Home. Complications have arisen which made It advisable for hospitalization. MRS. EDNA SHILTS returned to the Good Samaritan Home after several days .of hos- pitallzatlon at St. Ann. MR. AND MRS. Gordon Kuhn had as guests Sunday their son, Bob and family, Ankeny, and son- in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Klein and families. The Kuhns will be Christmas dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Klein. MRS. MILTON DAHL had as pre-Christmas guests Sunday her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Merle Pratt, Bob, John, Dave and Debbie, Pella; her son, Craig Vinson and wife and daughter Peggy, Rock Rapids; Craig's son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Vinson, Randy and Vickie, Spencer; and Mr. and Mrs. James Christensen, Sioux Falls. MR. AND MRS. Gordon Kuhn are leaving soon after New Years for Port Isabel, Tex., where they will spend the winter. They have been doing this the past few years and have a camper. MR. AND MRS. Matthew Streit have had as guests their son, Michael and wife and children, Mitchell and Mark, Cedar Rapids. MR. AND MRS. Milton Morling, Emmetsburg, were guests Saturday of Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Streit. ESTHER QUINBY, well-known former teacher for many yearp in the Algona school system, retired last year and went to live In Cedar Falls. She is now a patient at Sartory hospital and so far no definite word has been received as to what the pro- May your holidays be jolly! CHUCK BEHR'S STANDARD SERV. ALGONA Good Wishes Of The Season! May You Enjoy HEALTH, HAPPINESS, And PROSPERITY! "IT PAYS TO LOOK WILL" ALGONA BARBER SHOP cedure will be toward possible surgery. A FAMILY DINNER will be held Christmas at the Glenn Teeters in Burt. In attendance will be Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Nelson, LuVerne, Mrs. Russell Cook and Henry Johannsen. MR, AND MRS. Roger Will are having Audrey FryeandMrs. Ann Harvey as Christmas dinner guests. New Product Mgr. Donald Theesfeld, 23, has been named produce manager' for Swanson's grocery store in Algona. Theesfeld, a native of Estherville, graduated from high school there and served in the Army for two years - being stationed at Ft. Hood, Texas. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs, John Theesfeld and was previously employed at the Swanson store in Estherville. SEEKS DEPUTY - Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst stated this week that he is still interviewing applicants for the job in his office as second deputy. »He is seeking a replacement following the recent resignation of Larry Hudson, who became a State Parole'Officer, "Koisuth County's Favorite Newspaper Swea Makes Xmas Gifts SWEA-EAGLE - Members of the V. F. W. Auxiliary met recently at the post and made napkin holders for residents of the Lakeview Methodist Home at Fairmont, Minn. Workers were Mrs. vern Anderson, Mrs. AmoryCharlson, hospital chairman, Mrs. Irvin Johnson, Mrs. Earl Kvamsdale, Mrs. Ed Berggren, Mrs. Brace Graham, Mrs. Charles Engelby, Mrs. Harold Fischer, Mrs. Robert Holm, Mrs. Wallace Johnson, Mrs. Earl Berg, Mrs. Kenneth Brones, Mrs. Ed Blair and Mrs. Norine Danielson. RFAITQ nfciflU *) WATSON INTERIORS IN OUR NEW LOCATION 210 NO. PHILLIPS •<> 1 <\<\ LONG'S DAIRY OOtt :: ;ii: We're sending our Best Wishes for a happy holiday . .. and may every good thing come your way! MOR-GRO ^tfflFEEDS U. S. Highway 169 South - Algona With warmest thanks we wish to send greetings for the Yulelide and the New Year to all of our friends . . . our customers. It's been a pleasure to please you and may we continue to do so P. R. IRONS PLUMBING & HEATING ALGONA

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