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   Elma Reminder (Newspaper) - November 2, 1983, Elma, Iowa                                 mm and wm  winners of the Children's Halloween Party held at the Elma Memorial Hall on Sunday evening, October 30 at 6:00 p.m. sponsored by the Elma Firemen were: ^ .  Preschool- 1st place, Pèter Biqley, Bee; 2nd, Mike Worple, football player; 3rd, Josh McGrane, red devil. ^ ,  Kindergarten- 1st place, Bradley Streich, frontier boy; 2nd, Joey Flaherty, witch; 3rd, Brian Anderson, bat.  First Grade- 1st place, Kelly Biqley. witch; 2nd, Melissa McGrane, Lady bug; 3rd, Luke Hoffman, dracul^. . ,,  Second Grade- 1st place, Anqle Gogarty and Julie Voves, pigs; 2nd, Angela and David Gansen, mice; Srd, Bobby Streich, tramp.  Third Grade-.Ist,.jilace, Brian Stevenson.,.dog;..........  2nd, Pam McGrane, shirt tails; 3rd, Stephartil^ ' Gansen, dracula. . ^^ ,,  Fourth Grada- 1st place, Sara McGrane, butterfly; 2nd, Darci Fair, punk rocker; 3rd, Karl Ludwifl, Hollie Hobbi. . ^ ,, ^  Fifth Grade- 1st place, Becky Flaherty and .Wendy Murphy, black mama and baby; 2nd, Aleshia Barrett, ruble cube; 3rd, Mike Johnson and Mike Tonn, hobo's. Sixth Grade- 1st place, Lisa Meyer, M&M's; 2nd. Nancy Flaherty and Mary O'Donnell, Laurel and Hardy; 3rd, Jodi Schwake, old lady.  - " » ititit irkir ♦♦♦  COLONIAL WNOR NEWS By Margaret Pierce  Greetings to our readers in Iowa, California, Hawaii and Germany, tool We'd like to hear from you.  November's flower is the chrysanthemum, and the topaz is November's birthstone.  Birthday candles will be burning in November for Rhonda Boyle, Agnes Cerwinske, Ann Moorman, Mary Ríes, Cíela Christianson, Edward Shimek, Paul Riley Wenzel Urban and Cletus Offerman. Hanpy Birthday!  Residents having October birthdays and their guests recently enjoyed duck dinner and all the "fixings." Thev viere Dollv and John Murray, Anna and Frank Markovetz, Joe Shatek and Francis Za.iicek. Later Joe Shatek treated residents to kolachiee in honor of Frank's birthday.  Charles City's Conareaational Church Bell Ringers presented a concert Sunday, Oct. 23. Rell ringers make such beautiful music!  Highlight of Oktoberfest's, mornino activities was the paddlewheel. A typically German dinner was served at noon. John Tlusty's titilating music pleased the fancy of music-lovinn residents during the afternoon.  Winners of the contests were announced at the Oktoberfest. Bessie Rimrodt nuessed that there were 400 candles in the jar that held 399 and v/as awarded the jar of candy as a nrize. Beatrice Chyle guessed that the "Rig Pumpkin" weighed 65 pounds and was awarded a olastlc jack o'lantem. Congratulations to the channlons!  Your t»/n is a delightful .toim if you are a delightful person.  We missed Elizabeth Moudry who was a patient In the Cresco hospital and Cletus Offerman who was a patient in the Veterans' Hospital at loiva City, They returned to the Manor Wednesday.  Congratulations to Donald Boehmer, son of Ray Boehmer, one of our residents. October 11, Don ' competed in a five-county nool tournament. Counties involved were Fayette, Howard, vfinneshiek, Alamakee, Clavton. Follov/lng the tournament held at the Fayette County Care Facility, Donald was presented a trophy as winner of second place. Good Work, Donald! Donald is a resident of the Howard County Care Facility.  The only way to stop smokinn Is to just stop-no If's, and's, or butts.  Luella Beecher recently was a guest at the wedding of her" granddaughter, Joan Beecher who v/as married in Waterloo.  ^'^Publt]  ® Libran  Cima  J^eminìier  OFFICIAL COUNTY PAPER  WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 2nd, 1983 VOL. 10 NO. 43 Elma, Itiwa 50628  Mary Jo Ries, Activity Coordinator, recently attended a workshop at Mason City which stressed the Importance of good listening as it relates to effective communication amonq residents and staff. Since persons involved span several generations, clear communication Is vital.  Mary Vtorple and Bette Blgley attended a workshop also last week In Mason;City.  Sheila Fox and Terri Retterath attended a workshop in Rochester where the chief topic was Tissue Trauma and Therapy.  Marge Gansen entertained residents with piano and organ music which was enjoyed by the residents. Listeners included residents and many staff members.  Georgia Schmidt shared her talent and time with residents when she was pianist at the Ecumenical Service led by Rev, Tom Woodin, Cresco.  Katä Showalter accompanied her daughter Madonna Fox to Charles City several weeks ago. They attended the craft show held in the shopping mall.  Mary Vtorple, dietary depairtment, spoke at the Resident Council meeting. She explained the guide lines! set up by the state to provide food that satisfies a particular nutritious need.  Faith is like a wheelbarrow—you've got to put some push behind it to make It work.  Thank you, Caroline Rain>r]tnd Edna Schroeder, for coming to read the Bible to us.  Here's to our health. We've all heard that walking Is good for us because It slows down thinning of the bones, benefits the circulatory system and aids the respiratory system. The lift walker .recently purchased is getting much use and is popular with residents having walking problems.  Recent guests who came to visit and entertain were the first grade CCD class and their teacher, who came to sing Saturday; Ray Ptacek brought his accordion and highlighted Sunday's activities; Linda Schultz and the fifth grade nupils were Monday's; singing guests.  Parents of our resident of the month Paul Riley who was bom on a farm west of Elma were Frank and Florence Riley. Paul did not grow un alone for he had five sisters and three brothers. He attended country Schools in Howard County.  Paul married Agnes Budke on August 16, 1949. They made thSir home In the upstairs apartment above the old Harness Shop in Elma which Agnes' father owned and where Agnes had lived since she was bom. In 1953, they purchased their present home in Elma.  Paul joined the Army during World War II and served in the Department of Engineers. As Staff Sergeant he served in Germany. He received his Honorable discharge Moventer, 1945.  , Keep Smiling!,  " *** *** ***  The Elma Senior Citizens net on Friday, Oct. 28 with 25 members and one rjuest, Clara Gansen, attending. 500 was plaved at six tables with Anna Semerad winning hi ah nrizc. Door prize was won by George Bayer.  Lunch"of bars, cooklos and coffea was furnished bv the birthdav celebrants, nuinten Fangman and Hike Hartogh. " The lunch was served bv Itary Smith, Mildred Wacha and Lottie Burns.  On Nov. 4, Euchre will be played followinn the business meeting with lunch to be 'furnished by tho club. Hostesses for flovcrtor will be Mike and  Esther Hartonh, Vi Tuchek and Earl Kelly.  *** *** *** ■*** *«*  Mr, & Mrs. Gary Tolliver of Alta Vista are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary on Satordiiy, Noventer 12 with an Open House at the Alta Vista Municipal Hall at 3:30 p.m. with a dance from 8 to 12,  Gary Tolliver married Mary Ann Kittelson of Charles City on November 2 , 1953 in the St. John s Lutheran Church. Thev are the parents of one daughter, Tamera of Waterloo and two sons, Kevin of New Hampton and Galen of Alta Vista.  ■Irtii, MA ***  The Annual Masquerade Ball sponsored by the Elma Fire Oeoartment was attended by over 200 peonie with 105 entries in the masquerade contest. Judges for the contest were Mr. & Mrs. Les Hobart of Charles City and Mr. & Mrs. Bob Marr of Riceville. Harold Stapleton was MC. Winners of the two -H hogs were Ed Recker of Alta Vista and Bill Bergan of Ridgeway. Costume winners were: 1st place. Barb Havlik, Biq Bird; 2nd, Road Runner, Don Voy; 3rd, Six Pack of Beer, Mr. & Mrs. Dick Taylor, Mr. fi Mrs. Bob Roberson, Mr. & Mrs. Bill Palmershlem; 4th, Cabbage Patch Kids, Shirley Smith and Rdsie Zeimetz; 5th, Snap, Crackle anil Pop, Dan Gebel, Andy Lentz and Clint Barret; 6th, Acme Vally Rand, Jean Voves, Lorraine Pullman, Pat Worple, Kathleen Thiele; 7th, Wizard of Oz, Mary Ann Gebel, Barb Bovle, Anlell Doyle and Elsie Lentz; 8th, Christmas Tree, Marv Valvoda; 9th, Hons Are Beautiful, Mrs. Dale Laue; 10th, Count Dracula, .Mike Boyle.  $100 of cash nrlzes were awarded. *** **** *** *** ***  ***  ***  tirs. Max Schmidt Jr. v/as hostess for the October meeting of Tonmorrot/'s Club. Seventeen members came in costume for a Halloween Party, tlobiles and centerpieces on display were nade by students of the Alta Vista School for Fire Prevention Week. They were the winning entries In the mobile and centerpiece contest held bv the school and judged by the PTA.  Tv/enty-two children were checked at the Lazy Eye Clinic October 7,conducted „by Tomorrow's Cluh and Pat Bouska, Howard County Nurse.  Evelyn Hart and Ava Schmidt reported on the Third District Meeting they had attended at Charles City on Oct, 6: The meetinn closed with the Club Woman's Collect.  Margaret Pierce had planiied the program "Footprints Ice Fun", a Halla/een Party. Several ganas were played and a song-a-lonq enjoyed. •  The November meeting will be at the Peonies • Savings Bank Party Roon on November 28 at 7:30 p.m.  with Lidwina Zeimetz as hostess. *** *** *** *** *** *  Tuesda./"rovemb-r Bth will be the City Election for the ünvor and Council positions. As of ?hl"s ííek1Í¿ have two people running for the Mayor "osition: Lvnn Stevenson and Pat  ' ^'p'i'r^hVcouncil there are five positions to be filled and cnlv ü/o on the ballot: Jin  '''''■^Thrfolííiw1nn''Elmrdtizens who will serve on the council if written in are: ^(inneth Rebel, Mvrcn Freidhof, Denny Meyers and Jerome Heyinn.  and then write in the persons name. *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ■ ***  Renienber when voting to X the box  ***  ***   

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