The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 22, 1942 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 22, 1942
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The Algotta Upper Pea MoittM, Algona, Iowa, P^c. 22, 1942 CHRISTMAS EVE PROGRAMS TO BE GIVEN AT LUVERNE vLuVerrve. All of the LulVern churches will have program Christ mas eve with .trees, carols and Christmas offerings. The Evangel! cala will have the first part with the smaller ch.Mdren participating followed by a tableau to be given under the direction of Elinor Mae Woito. The Presbyterian program will also feature the children 4t first with a carol service led by the young people of the church. The Methodists will use a special Chr.'et- nias service with many of the Sunday School pupils taking part. The children of the Lutheran Church day school and Sunday School of the church will 'give a program appropriate to the Christmas season. IJVE WIRES WILL HOLD ALL DAY MEET IN JANUARY The LuVerne Live W:'TCS mtt December 12 with Charlotte Guy. There were eight members present including a new member. Patricia Guy. Points to consider in selecting clothing were given for roll call and the club pledge was g'.ven. Helen Wolf gave ii talk on Stitches and Maxine Guy gave one on Seams. It was voted to combine the next two meetings by having an all-day meeting on January 30 at F. F. Fetts with Vera Fett as hostess. It will begin at 10 o'clock in the morning with a covered dish at noon. Mrs. Wm. Bills returned last week Tuesday after having spent three weeks with her daughter and husband) Dr. and Mrs. Edw. Greenway in Chicago. ' Mrs. Fred Hlnz, LJvermore, be gan working In the LuVerne post office Friday during the Christmas rush. Mrs. Hlntz formerly was Leona Ramus, and worked in the I WESLEYC.D.OFA. post office a number of years. The Tuesday club met last week for Its annual Christmas party. There were 16 members present and one guest, Mrs. Everett Steven of Sexton. The afternoon was spent with games and contests and there was an exchange of gifts. The next meeting will be held at the home of Florence Hof on January 12. The Youth group had its Christmas party at the community hall nst week Monday evening with an attendance of 19. Games were play- id and the group visited during the 20 minute blackout. J. Arnold Hjelle, Ruth Nbrth, Mary Dimlur and Dorothy Lindebak were the lommitteo in charge of the evc- n'-ng's entertainment. All of the present officers wcro o-ulected at the mcetMig of the Good Will club at Mrs. Heleiru triplings Thursday afternoon. They re Mrs. Ted Wegner, president; *trs. H. T. Blumer, vice president; Jrs. Fred Hintz, secretary, mid Irs. Helena Stripling, treasurer. drS. Harry Christenscn was na- istant hostess and Mrs. Bert Put- :uck and Mrs. Otlo Ramus were program chairmen. Guests were Mrs. L. Wittenburg, Mrs. Werner Horn and Mrs. Arnold Wcgnc'r. THURSDAY NIGHT Wesley: 78 members attended the annual Christmas party of tbi Catholic Daughters of America helc Thursday evening in the church parlors. The program arranged by Alvlna Oppedahl and Rita Wlngcit consisted of a patriotic drama 'by Alvlna and Rita, with Ruth Mary at the piano and MM. Leonard Arndorfer rendering the vocal. A one act comedy, '"Pop Reads Christmas Carols" was presented by Mrs. J. M. Kunz, Mrs. H. H. Raney, Lucille Hirner, Rita Wlngert, Alvlnii Oppedahl, Ruth Mary Bauer and Irene Rlcke. A Christmas pageant, "Pence on Earth" was presented by Mrs. J. M. Kunz, Irene Rlcke, Rita Wln- gcrt, Lucille Hlrncr, Mrs. Raney, Mrs. F. Hauptman, Mrs. L. T. Root, Mrs. Lou Wingert and Mrs. L. Arndorfer. Ruth Mary Bauer played the accompaniment on the piano. Irene Ricke played several seloc- lions on her accordion. There were treats of candy, peanuts, popcorn balls and apples for all. A light lunch was also served. Alvina and R'fa, as Mr. and Mrs Santa Clans, distributed the gifts. The next regular meeting of the C. D. of A will be Wednesday evening, January 6th. 'day from the hospital in Rocheate Minn., where he had gone thre-u* the clinic. ~ (Mrs. George Aldrlch was brou home Thursday f ram the Mercy t pltal '.n ftpton dty. S&e had ! a major operation. The tC Y. N. circle of the Meth od'et church met with Mrs. Ray mond Hahsen Wednesday after noon, December 16th. Miss Alvina Oppedahl entertain ed her em-broidery club at a Christ mas party Thursday evening. There ' ' Alvlna Alice Thomson, teacher in District No. 5, Wesley township, w'll hold a Christmas program at her school on Dec. 22. *?S«?Sra!3!r«?s;»^ FORMER WESLEV BOY IS HONORED AT PARTY Enar Franzen of Britt formerly of Wesley, who was home from the army, was honored at a neighborhood party at the Raymond Hansen home Sunday evening, December 13th. Those who attended were Mrs. Henry Haverly and family, Babby Jacobsoir, Elizabeth Pine of Clear Lake, Mrs. John Loeblg, M and Mrs. V-'.ctor Loeblg and family, Mr. and Mrs. John Hildman, Rudy Hildman, Mr. and Mrs. .Ed Dusold, Mr. and Mrs. John Richter, Francis and Ruth, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Franzen and Helen of Britt. to So we say to you not just as our customers in 1942, but also as ,pur friends and acquaintances which you have indeed become. We hope that you enjoy ,tp th<? fullest all the happiness and goodness oj this Christmas Season. Lusby & Giossi Alnc returned Thursday his work at Lew'-ston, 111. The D. Y. C. H. met with Mrs. George Hogan Wednesday evening. Mrs. Robert Kaln of Sexton spent Thursday at her parental Ed Hildman home. "Chuck" Kraus and Don Sherman left Tuesday for Induction into the army. Guy M. Butts returned Wednes- was an exchange of gifts, served a delicious lunch. A baby boy was born Monday December 14th to Mr. and Mrs, Vincent Dttughan, Thejy have two other children, Nancy and Roger, Urs. Irene Studer is employed nt the Daughn home. (Winifred Pelton, 76 of Britt was mrned to death in a fire which destroyed his house therfe last Week. He was a Wesley vicinity farmer ome years ago. Burial was in the Wesley Evergreen cemetery. The first aid class completed '<ts ourse of lessons Tuesday evening, 'he 18 ladles enjoyed a luncheon t the Wesley cafe following their xamination that evening, A gift was presented to the instructor, Scuffham of Algona. The Study club held its annual Christmas party at the home of [rs. Alfred Erdmait with an ex- hange of gifts. Mrs. John Ames- ury was co-hostess. The next meeting of the club will be at the Arlo Dawson home Thursday, January 7th. Miss Ann Wester came home this week from New York City to spend the hol'-day vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Wester. She is a dietician in a Fifth AVe- nue hospital. She will go to Cleveland for a period of training for a new type of work. Mrs. Ign. Esenbacher was the hostess to her 500 club at a Christmas -party Thursday afternoon, 500 be'.ng played at three tables. Mm. Will Hauptley received high score prize, Jane jsenbacher trvael prize and Mrs. Lawrence Smith low score prize. iMrs, Joe Studer will entertain the club Thursday, January 17th. Mrs. Jul'.us Kunz entertained her bridge club Thursday evening at a Christmas party. Guests were former members of the club, Mrs. H. H. Flom, Jr.,, Mrs. L. L. Lease, Mrs F. Kouba, Jr., Mrs. John Hutchison and Mrs. Ihno Gerdes. Mrs. Flom and Mrs. Lease won high score prizes, Mrs. F. Hauptman the consolation prize. Gifts were exchanged and a delicious lunch was served. Idant; Mr». Neva 1 Lucas and Mrs. ' Wr. rlstmaa' p the diftct! ,. teWIJIon. MM. I* ^.refreshments. She v» 0 by the birthday committee. The Christian Endeavor socl-ety ot the Presbyterian church gathered at the home of Marcla B«rryhlll Wednesday evening. At this meet- Ing they held a farewell for Rev, and Mrs. Rankin, who will move to Wdsconfein the Tflrfit of January. They presented both Rev. and-Mrs. RankMi with a corsage made of Worth, Tew*. oi, clerk at the e Itore Irt AJ* 'ARM BUREAU MET AT GARDNER HOME Union: Hie Union township farm bureau WM entertained at the h6m6 of Mr. anj IMtw. fldyd Qard- nw last T^uraday evening. The or- dimes. A very interesting program was given. After the program a surprise was sprung on Revs Rankin by singing "Happy Birthday" as it was his sixty-fifth birthday. They presented h!-m with a genuine eather money. billfold and a purse of Rev. Rankin has been the ganization staged an okayed 1>y the members Alfred.ScKenck, township chairman, presided over a very good program. The pupils of District No. 4 gave several Christinas numbers. Mrs. Frances Dodds played ChrVstmaB carols. The talk of the evening was given by the Presbyterian minister here' and at "AiVernc for the past three years. DOAN NEWS A. J. Martlnek is able to be out .gain after an attack of asthma. Mrs. Rosa Andrews who is visit- ng at the Theo Hoover home, Is re- xirted not being very well. Duane Hansen, only son of Mr. nd Mrs. Van Hansen, went to Des ifoines recently where he enlisted in the army air corps. He Is at home now waiting to 'be called. Robert Bolomis who has been stationed at Camp Berkely, Texas, snce h.'« induction Into the army, has been moved to Fort Bennlng, Ga, where he is taking a mechanical course. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Sparks, Mrs Joe Goetz and Mrs Ruth Sparks accompanied Dean Sparks to Spencer last Friday, Dec. 12, where he entrained for Des Moines and where he received his induction into the navy and .'s now at home awaiting his call. The -Doan Woman's club held its Chr.'-stmas party at the Bryan Asa home on Wednesday evening, December 16th, all members and husbands being present. Five hundred was the diversion- of the evening and high scores went to Mrs. Van Hansen and Tim Young. Low to Mrs. Van Hansen and Mrs. Percy Brink, travel to Wm. Coscrrove. There was an exchange of Christmas gifts and a nice lunch was served. County Fairm" Wayne Keith: Bureau chairman, He read the farm bureau resolutions and gave a report of the annual farm bureau convention held at Des Moines recently. Joe Ricker told humorous stories. Mrs. Frank Thompson played Instrumental music. Robert Dodds played some selections on his gu'» tar. Mrs. Evelyn Johnson, tea6her of District 4 was a guest. Co-hosts and hostesses were Mr. and Mrs. Clarion Long and Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Campney. Harold Campney wrote his parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Campney that he is at Camp Welters, Texas, and plans to be there 13 weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Thompson received word from their son, Stuart who was recently inducted Into the army that he .'a stationed at dlsfcHct m. 1, Unio*, win IT this timo, when twrv H man tosks begin t« QunfiUMr with ndw Qlory/ W8poos«tow»shyt»tfl th« Christinas foys thfe loring.. Hawcott & Ogg I v Vi 1 I JOYOUS sum AU ofLivermore Vicinity Mrs. John Seger and daughter, Betty Porter were Algona visitors Monday. Mrs. Ida Kleibler of Fort Dodge spent a few days visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Miller. Mrs. Dave Cockrill left Friday for Fort Bennlng, Georgia to spend the holidays with her husband, Dave Cockrill. Sgt.. Eugene Hanifan, who has been home from St. Louis, Mo., on a ten day furlough has returned to his duties. Mrs, Frank Hoffman spent several days last week visit.'.ng with her parents, Mr, and Mrs. Gottlieb Gronbach. Mrs. Dennis Skow, who underwent an operation at the Mercy hospital in Fort Dodge, returned to her home Saturday. Robert Opheim arrived home on Saturday from the State University of Iowa where he is attending college for his Christmas vacation. Mr. and (Mrs. Frank Reding and family of LuVerne and Miss Marcine Noonan of Humboldt were visitors Sunday at the Cecil Sm'-th home. Harold Mansor left Monday morning for Texas, where he plans Merry Christmas To Our Friends and Customers Th;e year 1942 l<as been a rather turbulent one for everyone—yet as our thoughts run back to a year ago—there is so much to be thankful for. All we need to do is just look around us and we have cause to tfiank our Creator for being alive. Ours is a wonderful land of of opportunity and blessings—a land worth fighting for and dying for if need be. May Your Christmas Be a Happy One Arid Your New Year, One of Success— That is Our Wish For You All. F. S. Norton & SOD -Starting 47th Year in Business" on finding employment. If he finds employment he will move his family to Texas. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Reeves went to Des Moines last Thursday called by the death of Ed Thompson, a brother-in-law of Mr. Reeves. Mr. Thompson was a railroad man in Dos Moines. Mr and Mrs. Willard Gregerson, Mr. and Mrs, Elliott akilline and M$. and Mrs. .Charles Harvey of Algona visMed Monday with their sister, Mrs. Orin Miller, who has been ill for several weeks. Several children are sick with the chicken pox. Among those are Jimmy and Eva Stoddard, Maxine Vaudt, Donald Rutz, Skippy Davis, Irene Holland, Maxine Gronbach, MarMyn and Phyllis and Norma Wilson. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Behounek and son of Pocahontas visited Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs, Louis Behounek. In the afternoon they were sponsors for their nephew, who was baptized at St. Joseph's church at St. Joe. O. J, Cayou motored to Rochester^ Minn., last Sunday to bring home Mr. and Mrs. Emil Welter. Mrs. Welter underwent two operations at St, Mary's hospital recently!.' She will have to return in a few weeks for another operation. Mrs. Edith Oilman entertained the Delta Dek club at her home last Saturday afternoon. After the guests arrived a dessert luncheon was served after which bridge was played during the atfernoon. High prize was won by Lena Altman and second high went to Mrs. Ardls Hanun. Lena Altman; was a guest. The Eqality club met at the home of Mrs. Marie Hansen on Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Molly Foth as assistant hostess. The following program was g!-ven: roll call, Christmas poems; Port aid, Mrs Carrie Gregerson. Christmas Carols, high school quartet. After the program they enjoyed exchanging Christmas gifts. Mrs. Mabel Paulson was hostess to the Missionary society of the Presbyterian church at her homo last Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Charles Howard was in charge of the lesson and Mrs. Arthur Reeves was in charge of the devotional services. Mrs. E. J. Ran-k'n and Mrs. W. F. Johnson presided over tea tables. (Mrs. Marcia Berryhill entertata- ed the Friendly sewing club at her home on Tuesday afternoon The i ladies enjoyed sewing for the hostess. Guests other than members were Mrs. Florence Beardsley, Mrs. Mae Murphy and Mrs. Leith Opheim. At the close of the afternoon the ladles exchanged gifts. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Berryhill. The Twentieth Century club met Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Charles Howard. The following program was given :< roll call, Bible verse, "Charm of Bible Literature"; book review, "The WMd- ness Life", Pemberton, by Mrs. Bertha B^essler. After the business meeting and program the ladies sang Christmas carols and poems were given. Mrs. Rankin, one of their members who Is moving to Wisconsin, was presented wtth a gift. The Woman's Society of Christian Service of the Methodist church met at the homo of Mrs. Charles Jennings. After the business meeting they had the election of officers for the coming year. Mrs. Ubble Brown was elected as president; Mrs. Grace Mackintosh, A post nuptial shower was held on Tuesday afternoon, December 15, at the Bryan Asa home, in honor of Mrs. ordon Schmidt nee Dorothy Hoover, who was married Thanksgiving day. Mrs. Schmidt is teaching in, D.'strict No. 9, Buffalo township and will finish out he year. Her husband is in the hospital corps in Colo., and she will visit him dur- ?.ng her Christmas vacation. She received many lovely gifts. The hostesses were Mesdames Bryan Asa, Lee Kiley, Petra Larson, Tom Ellefson, Van Hansen, Ross Buffington, Harvey Larson and Theo. Hooer. She was the only child of (Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Hoover and her husband is also the only child of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Schmidt who live in Algona. •Miss Lillian Kvamsdale has been elected freshman represntative of the student council at Waldorf college. UST the friendliest of wishes foryourhappi- nessandcheer at Christmas time and always. Let not the sacrifices of 1942 have been in vain. Percival Motors 9 9 t t I <* 4 f Rising above the turmoil and cares of the World is the majestic story of Bethlehem. May the Mar that shone then still cast its light for you and all of us, revealing new pathways to happiness arid -achievement. Our entire organization joins with us in thanking you for your good will and patronage during 1942, and in wishing you a very Merry Christmas. Richardson Furniture Company ..... ,„, 9 •9 9 9 9 Wishing you all the joys and blessings of this holy Christmas season , of 1942 H. W. BECKER SPOUTING GOODS STORE nfebittttattinBinfttte-'fr / pray thee then Write me tu one that loves his fellow men, — Aboo Ben Adbem * * Let us all write that down, that our names, too, like Abou Ben Adhem's, may appear among the names of those "whom love of God had blessed." As 1942 draws to a close we say A Merry Christmas to You Dau Garage BUI Msurtoe Ben Martin IJoyd Wilfred Cbrfetma* The holiday spirit of 1942 rides the land today. It is King of all, despite the wars of men. May we take this brief, but sincere, time to wish you the happiest Holiday Sea, son possible. ' Botsford Lumber Co. Jim Pool £&0&3X&Q8X88^^ , o all our old friencU ami acquaintances, Vs-^ «wl al*> to t«e many fine new one? we nave made during 1942, we «end sincere t VsJiristntas tfreetuitfs and the wi*h tiiat toe T*K^ • • •*?* 9 9B™^« Ttf^ - " Q 1 '"fw* ^TT~ T* ^r**9. HWBWP* WBW™* Widay« will te as Ijappy as possible, • i Security Hate Bank C. B. Murtaujfb, President J. W. Hafgwd, Vice-president WMMfJOa^^ Frante^eJ VS. A. Scheme!, Cashier ^f" w^ li.«JIII ltpw«*q»WJ 9*^p^jpj^ [MSIfflMflBff "^"^^ Vic«rJPn*idt;at

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