The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 30, 1965 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, November 30, 1965
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Algena (la.) Upper DM Main* Tuesday, November 30 f 1965 Evelyn Nov. 18 - Our first snow, Just enough to whiten things a bit, but highways they say are clear and I notice a little drip, drip from my north window, so maybe it will soon be gone again. But right now it is slippery and people walk cautiously. Well, it's close to Thanksgiving but no one goes over "Over the River and Through The Woods to Grandmother's House" via sleigh anymore, but wouldn't a .cutter ride be fun? And I '11 bet dollars to doughnuts half of the young folks don't know what a cutter is. Probably think it's a lawn mower. * * * The flu which hit many of the patients here is subsiding, for which the nurses and patients are duly thankful. It wasn't like my "bug." Theirs affected the stomach and "plumbing" system. Of the two, I'd rather have my kind, I think, but I'm not craving a return of my variety you can bet your boots! * * * A little chat with Mrs". Curtis Haahr reveals she andDonPann- kuk graduated together from Fairmont high school. Don is a son of my good friends Maggie and Clarence Pannkuk. * * * Agatha and Andrew Hansen are very happy. They had a letter from their daughter Sheila that she and her husband C. A. Tippin are being moved to Spencer from Odessa, Tex. and Mr. Tippin will be manager of one of the departments in the Gamble store. As Agatha says, "Now we can watch our little grandson grow up." Isn't it odd ? I've noticed the grandparents are far more doting than parents. * * * Linda Heise Potter, wife of the late Dr. Day Potter of Storm Lake, has been traveling again with a friend from Humboldt, this time taking a cruise on the Mediterranean. While going through the straits of Gibraltar, something happened to a nearby boat. I just didn't quite get the whole picture, but Linda suffered a broken wrist. Well, far better that than a leg injury for she can still continue the trip, a little handicapped of course, but not like a broken leg would have been. Just another case of "counting blessings." * * * Leave it to the eternal feminine to do a sudden switch. From dresses above the knees to grannie's ankle length, of the two, which would I prefer ? Well I'd like to have toe women strike a happy medium and STAY there. I thought the pictured new habit for Catholic nuns modest, strictly feminine and becoming. So few women realize that most legs aren't shapely. I'll except theTVdancer's, which are really beautiful and the exposure strikes me as ART. I think grannies will be a little awkward when getting into a car yet come to think of it, the seats are low and our grandmothers had to use a high little step dingus to get into the old buggies. Well, we'll wait and see how they catch on. * * * Meg, the First Lady and the daughter's costumes sounded very elegant - and expensive. And L. B. J. must be quite a man to be trusted to choose his daughter's frocks. The only relative male I could trust would be my cousin Edwin Cady of Houston, Tex. His wife relies on his judgment and the girls, Mary and Frances, as youngsters were clothed in dresses of his choosing. * * * Claris Kresensky was gratified to learn I found the water tasted peculiar as she had noticed it too and was doing some wonder- Ing. I have found that if I let a glass or two run, the taste is O.K. But why that?. * * * My sympathy to the Chester Bailey family. He was a resident here several months and Mrs. Bailey came faithfully every afternoon to see him. Often he was too drowsy to talk with her and she would cross the hall to see me. I shall miss her visits. * * * This is housecleanlng time and everybody is busy - window washing, waxing and cleaning, but the place always looks so spic and span I don't see where or how they find any dirt. All this week it has been a beehive 3f activity. I am the problem, trying to find a day that doesn't interfere with my typing. * * * I was interested in "What's My Line"-the other night as one of the contestants was the mayor, a woman at that, from Aurora, Colo, where my good friends Connie and Harold Jergenson live. * * * Mrs. Martin Becker is making good recovery from the stroke she had a few months ago. She has been put on a diet and has lost 22 Ibs. Her doctor wants her to lose that much more. She has walked up town as far as the Penney store, carries a cane for the sake of the family's wishes, but gets along better without it, she says. She is an ardent Pink Ladies worker, and is anxious to get back over here to see all of us, and we are looking forward to her coming. * * * My purple violet must have read my mind. It looked so bedraggled and lifeless I was about to take it out and leave just the white one. Then all of a sudden Mr. Purple began to thrive and has five lovely blossoms. Maybe Mrs. White Violet would have been lonesome. * * * John Clark, stationed at San Diego, Calif., has been up to Garden Grove and visited Nancy Muckey and her husband, Jim Shipler. He was very anxious to make the acquaintance of little Miss Sheila Jane Shipler. * * * Maj. Charles Crapser, who is in Viet Nam, had hopes of being home for Christmas and his children keep saying "Daddy will come when Santa Claus does." Right now, Charles isn't too sure about it, but at least he has had five days rest leave at Hong Kong. The temperature in Viet Nam has gone as high as 140 and he wonders how he'll take Iowa's winter. I wonder which is more bearable, exteme heat or extreme cold. I believe I'd settle for the heat. One can strip down, paddle in water (if any is available for such purposes) and water is cooling. I had relatives who worked briefly Yuma, Calif., one of the hottest places in the USA. They wrapped themselves in wet sheets at night and kept quite comfortable as evaporation is at a high level there. * * * The Elmer Jaspersons have been visited by her brother, Arlo Ball and wife of Prescott, Ariz. I have such a nice picture of the courthouse in front of which Elizabeth Libott, mother and I parked when enroute to Palm Springs. * * * I saw an ad in the Register about a glass blower who was to be at Merle Hays Plaza. Years ago we had a carnival he re which took over State Afreet. The glass blower tent was between the Penney store and Sheakleys. It was fun watching him "do his stuff and everyone was given a small gift. If one was lucky, he'd get a glass globe over artificial flowers. I always hoped I'd get one, and now I'd throw it out so fast - but to a child it looked so attractive. All I got was a tiny nursing bottle for my small doll, but my little playmates were quite envious * * * A recent letter from my cousin, Gayle Henderson Kierulff of Pomona, Calif., says she was going along the freeway minding her own business but the other fellow was not doing the same. She wasn't hurt seriously, but received bruises and a "Whiplash" which is very painful, and she had to have bed rest and cervical traction as well as physical therapy, for a week. She is home from the hospital now, has a neck brace and is still taking therapy. I am so thankful it was no worse, but .I've heard from others howpain- ful it is. * * * The Crane family will be well- remembered. The boys were Earl, Carroll and Kenneth. Kenneth was quite an athlete if I remember, and was youngest of the boys. He died on the operating table while having a tonsilectomy. . Carroll died a few years ago, and Earl, a classmate and one of "our gang," died a few years ago. He lived at Long Beach and Lucille Crose Anderzen and his wife Lucile became good friends. Earl's wife was a diabetic and recently when Lucille A. was in Long Beach, she drove to Lucille C.'s and learned she is now in. a rest .home. * * * Unless they go to Grannies "If skirts get any shorter this winter, women may develop ' kneemonia." * * * Here's a cute one, though I am not a cheese lover. "Our Swiss cheese has 22 per cent fewer cavities." 10 - 1964 FORDS, custom, 500,6 cyl. engine, stick transmissioin, R & H, wipers and washers t Maintained by the Ford Quality Car Care Warranty 1965 Fl)RD Falcon, 2 Dr, 170 cubic inch Engine, Stand, Transmission, heater white side wall tires, white with blue interior $1795 1965 CHEVROLET Impala, 4 Dr. Hdtp. V8. -AT. R&H, Like New - . 1 $2495 1964 CHEVROLET Impala Coupe, Super Sport 283 Engine, Over Drive, R&H, WSW, white with white interior, Warranty book $2295 1964 CHEVROLET 3/4 ton, 6 cyl., 4 speed, long wide box, radio. 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