The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 18, 1966 · Page 15
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 15

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 18, 1966
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Well-Known Mycologist Is Recent Visitor In Algona In reminiscing about his early days in education, he told of working at many different jobs to earn money for his schooling. He wotted as a carpenter at $1,25 per day and meals, as janitor of a church, and took almost any type of work available. BY RUTH SfflERK Guest last week of Mr, and Mrs. Victor Frideres and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Johnson has been Fred J. Seaver of Winter Park, Fla. He is a brother of the ladies' grandmother, Mrs. Rose Jennings, who is 98 and a resident of the Wilfair Rest Haven in Burt. There is another sister, Mrs. W. E. Detrick, 91, who lives in California, and a brother, Arthur Garfleld Seaver, 85, who lives in Colorado. Mr. Seaver received word last Monday that his sister wanted to see him, as it had been many years since they had been together. That afternoon he boarded a plane and was met in Mason City and was in Algona by 11 p. m. A mycologist, Mr. Seaver has lived a most interesting life and holds several degrees. Born in Webster county March 14, 1877, Mr. Seaver will soon be 88 years old. He was graduated from Manson high school in 1896, after which he taught country school near Manson. After arising early each morning, he would start the fire in the stove, fix or start breakfast, and leave for school. He daily walked three miles to his school and home again, even in the most bitter winter weather. Mr. Seaver was graduated from Morningside College in 1902 and received a scholarship from Iowa State University at Ames to study biology. The next year he received a fellowship, also from the University, to continue his studies in botany and was made an assistant in the biology department. The next year, he became an instructor and professor at Iowa Wesleyan at Mt. Pleasant. He was granted a leave of absence to go to Columbia University in New York, where he worked at the New York Botanical Gardens. Soon he was invited to go to Fargo, No. Dak. where he became an assistant professor in the biology department .of the State University. Before his year at Fargo was finished, he was asked to return to Columbia. Mr. Seaver spent 40 years at the New York City Botanical Gardens, where he served as director of the laboratories for three years before becoming NOW IN MINNEAPOLIS Nationally Famous HYATT I00(ie Where Old-World InnkeepiN; Hospitality is Revived Everything you ever imagined. Everything you expect is provided for your complete enjoyment and contort at the NEW Hyatt Lodge'— Large Decorator-Designed Luxury "Rooms. King-Size Beds. Individually Room-Controlled Year-Arouml ••as you like it" Temperature, Direct-Dialing Telephones. Newest TV and Radio. Excellent Food, Coffee Shop, Restaurant, Cocktail Lounge, 'Northwest's Finest Automatic Bowling (32 Janes), Billiard Lounge. Near Shopping Centers, Sports Attractions and Theaters. Minutes to Downtown — Easily Accessible to International Airport and Metropolitan Stadium. F*r R*Mrv»U*u, Wlw, Writ* M FkMM Algona, (la.) Upper Deft Metn**- Tuetday, January 18, 1966 Whittemore Boy Is Winner Of $75 Award STEVE DETRICK Steve Detrick, son of the Robert Detricks of Whittemore, has been awarded a $75 award from the Estherville Coop Creamery. Steve will use the award in purchasing a purebred dairy heifer. Steve, a member of the Whittemore Boys and newly elected Kossuth County 4-H boys historian, has carried a 4-H dairy project for a number of years and has been a member of the county 4-H dairy judging team for two years. We certainly congratulate Steve on this fine accomplishment. curator. He is presently curator emeritus of the Gardens. He retired in 1948 and has lived in Florida since Jan. 1, 1949. Since moving to Florida, he served two years as a visiting professor at Florida Southern Methodist College in Lakeland and 2 1/2 years as visiting professor of Orlando Junior College* His retirement from teaching came following his professorship at Orlando. He was one of 100 former students who were invited back to Iowa State College, as it was then known, when its 100th anniversary was observed. He was also presented an honorary Dr. of Science degree from Morningside. Mr. Seaver has been twice married, both wives being natives of Iowa and both of whom are now deceased. He has two daughters. He and his second wife designed and planned their home in Florida. He began in mycology, the study of fungi, as a hobby, and it developed into his life's work. He has published two books, each of which serve in universities and colleges as reference books, and he has written many smaller treatises on botany and mycology. He served for 22 years as editor of a national magazine about fungi, "Mycologea." In his studies and botanical work, he has spent summers on St. Thomas and St. Croix in the Virgin Islands, in Trinidad, Bermuda and Colorado. Members of his family - close and distant - have come to Algona to visit him during his short stay here. Mr. Seaver left Thursday evening. Asked if he were returning south by plane, his reply was, "No, I like flying, but when we got to Chicago, our plane circled the port several times. I later learned that the landing gear wouldn't lower, and they had trouble with it. I wasn't afraid, but it was disturbing. I am returning to Florida by train. HYATT the HYATT LODGt 66 thin, steel hammers CUT...NOT POUND for a uniform ingredient mix The more uniform the grind, the better feed grains mix with additives and supplements. In the Gehl hammermill, 66 thin, alloy-steel hammers cut materials with knife-like action on a big grinding surface. Permits faster feed flow . . . reduces fines, eliminates larger chunks. Semi-suction fan draws materials through the screen quickly. Reduces power requirements. Feed aerator cools all milled ingredients. Prevents caking. Preserves feeding value. Swinging auger feeder uniformly loads the hammer- mill at your choice of hundreds of speeds. _.„__. . „ Plus... many other features that help make Gehl M«-All the fastest selling feedmaker. Come on in for details! Make us Prove ft with a Demonstration I JOE BRADLEY EQUIPMENT AIGONA ANNOUNCING.... the change of ownership of the WINTER PLAYLAND 3 mile* east and % north of the Junction of Highways 3 and 169 In Humboldt. Thanks for your patronage and cooperation. We hope you'll show the same consideration to our successors. Denton B. Myers and family We Invite you to have fun at the Winter Playland. Stop in and get acquainted. For private parties and group rates, make reservations by phoning 332-3329 at Humboldt or 2515 at Pocahontas. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Burns CANNY FACTS Many's the time I've been mystified by recipes saying "1 can" of this or that! Now I keep this little card close by: Eight-ounce cans hold 1 cup; 10%-oz. cans, 1^4 cups and 12-oz. cans, 1% cups. A 1-lb., No. 300 can holds 1% cups; a No. 303 can, 2 cups; a No. 2 can (marked 1-lb., 4 oz., 20 oz. or 18 fl. oz.), 2% cups. Cooking for a crowd? A No. 2*£ can (1-lb., 13 oz. or 29 oz.) holds 31/2 cups; a can marked 3-lb., 3 oz. or 46 fl. oz. holds 5% cups. PIPE THESE PLACECARDS Looking for a new note for the next young'uns birthday party? Pick up a supply of dime-store mouth organs. Paint each little guest's name on one of them; nail polish will do the job neatly. Set them at each plate as a placecard, then give prizes for the most recognizable tunes that burst forth. Or maybe a bonus to everyone who can wait till lunch is over before making music! GAS "GRAND-DADDY" Ever meet a water heater that's been working steady for over six decades? Pennsylvanians recently did. A family in Pennsylvania own a gas water heater that's still in fine shape after 65 years of constant use—or, by estimate, after heating 3,500,000 gallons of water! Reason enough, say I, for seeing the gas water heaters at your local gas company', or gas plumber dealer when it's time for s larger model at your house, FEBRUARY CHERRY DROPS A dainty way to give the nod to tradition, at next month's parties: cream together #> cup soft shortening, 1 unbeaten egg yolk, J /4 cup sugar, l*/2 tsp. grated lemon rind, 1 Tbsp. grated orange rind, % tsp. vanilla and 1 Tbsp. lemon juice, till very light .and fluffy. Blend in 1 cup sifted cake flour only enough to mix. Chill dough. Roll into ^-inch balls then roll balls first in 1 unbeaten egg white, then in a combination of % cup chopped walnuts and 6 candied cherries, cut fine. Bake 20 minutes in a preheated 350-degree gas oven. (Makes 3 doz.) CLEAN-UP CUES Next time Junior comes home with ballpoint ink on his best shirt, bring out that jar of petroleum jelly and rub it into the stain. Looks messy, but helps much! Sponge with noninflammable cleaning fluid, then launder with detergent in hot water. And while you have the petroleum jelly handy, rub it into that old oil painting. Wipe with a soft cloth . . . see how much brighter the colors look? TUMBLE TIP "Fussy" washables last lots longer when you tumble them dry in a new gas clothes dryer. Yup! Even your fancy slips and frilly blouses. The secret, of course, is the gas dryer's special controls. Just dial the springtime temperature your lovelies deserve. You can dry anything, anytime in any weather, when you own a gas clothes dryer. Ask your local gas company or gas appliance dealer how easy it is to keep blankets and shag rugs beautiful this way, too. Northern Natural Gas Company supplies natural gas to your local utility to make living lots nicer for you. "ftfci c © Northern Natural Gas Company, Omaha, Nebraska

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