The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 20, 1966 · Page 8
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 20, 1966
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FAMOUS SAYINGS, UNFORTUNATELY, got that way because they came from the mouths of famous persons, there are a lot of lowly slobs going around every day making profound statements and the only thing that keeps these statements from getting into the "famous saying" category is that their originators are not famous. It is time some of the little gems by the little people were heard. - o - FOR EXAMPLE, it was Polly Pennypincher who said, "There's no such thing as a free lunch. Somewhere along the way some* I body pays for it." Polly made this sage observation after years ' of playing Bingo and betting on the horses, but because Polly isn't famous the saying never got off the ground. "You can fool some of the people some of the time, etc." is a statement not really much better than Polly's but because Abraham Lincoln is famous everybody knows it. - o - MR. LINCOLN'S SAYING about what he owed to his mother is also very famous. But there's another saying being used by an awful lot of non-celebrities that should get some recognition and it is, "All that I have or all that I ever hope to have, I owe to my creditors." - o - GEORGE WASHINGTON started making up little sayings when he was just a little kid, but nobody paid much attention to them until he got to be the Father of His Country. Then everybody remembered, "Wasn't it George who said he couldn't tell a lie after he chopped down his' Pa's prize cherry tree*?" When a mean little kid with the strictly non-famous 'name of Horrible Herkimer said the very same thing after pulling up his mother's prize petunias, his remark not only remained in oblivion, Herkimer got a good licking for pulling up the flowers. -o- SOMETIMES, ALL A SAYING has to do to get famous is for Ben Franklin to say it. Ben said, "He that hath a trade hath an estate," but a Union member I know, who isn't famous outside his own local and not very popular even there, said, "If ' you got a trade - You got it made." I think his saying is every bit as good as Ben's and it has a lot more swing to it I -o - IF ZSA ZSA GABOR made a remark like, "A man is at his best lying down," think how famous it would be. But it was Bertha Serpentine who said that for posterity. What's more she added a couple of extra words which made it, "A man is at his best lying down - preferably dead" and she said it just after killing her third (and last) husband. - o - EVEN I GO AROUND ALL the time making up little sayings. When I get famous, I expect to get some credit for uttering them. You all know that famous saying, "Nature abhores a vaccuum," don't you? Well, when I'm at my sharpest, and the household equipment isn't working right I not only say I abhore the vaccuum, I also bate the stove, the refrigeratolj and that broken crank on our jalousy window 1 ~~~- -«• - o THOMAS PAINE SAID that one about "These are the times that try men's souls," but shouldn't my remark, "Some days it doesn't pay a gal to get out of bed," be equally as famous ? And, "Oh, my aching backl", how about that? How about, "How about that?", for that matter? - o - COME TO THINK OF best left to the famous. IT, perhaps the famous sayings are - o IN A LETTER THIS week from Esther Barton, was a remark that she didn't like the empty mail box after the rush of Christmas maiL I agreed with her, but I have been doing fairly well in the mail department and I certainly enjoyed Esther's newsy letter. There was also a letter from Elsie Oxley of Corwith. She was graduated from college last summer and her children and grandchildren came to help observe the occasion and now Elsie says she's busy trying to keep ahead of her class of fifth graders. Arlene Kenyon wrote. They are rejoicing over the birth of their second grandchild and the first granddaughter. Margaret Durant sent a copy of her Christmas poem and it is lovely. - o - DURING THE WEEK of Jan. 16 through 22, people having birthdays include Dr. N. J. Kelley, Liz Anderson, Pudge Miller, Janis Skogstrom, Bill Nugent. Jr. Brenda Lee Goodman, Lynn Schmidt, Max Laird, David Phillips, Grace Jackman, Barney Frank!, Clara Amesbury, Jo Anne Schafer, Linn Taylor, Cindy Kuhn, Sonya Snustad, Marsha Miller, George Balluff, Louis Lynk, Dorris Pitcher, Gladys Shumway, Kristin King, Mrs. John Hop kins, Helen Collins, Marie Murtagh, Ruth McMahon, Eldora Agena, Mrs. Carl Wiuff, Harvey Johnson, Evelyn Wetzel, Lanny Phillips, Randy Harmes, Pat Shey, Gladys Dransfeldt, Arba D. Taylor, and Michael Wellendorf. Wedding anniversaries are Mr, and Mrs. Lawrence Winkel, the Glenn Segars, Gene Faul- stichs, Wayne Goodmans, Chuck Schafers, H. Fristedts, and Jim Merrymans. - o THIS WEEK'S RECIPE IS for Butterscotch Date Muffins. 2 cups enriched self- rising corn meal 1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 2 eggs, beaten 1 to 1 1/4 cups milk i 1/4 cup melted shortening 1/2 cup chopped pitted dates. Butterscotch topping Grease medium muffin pan. Preheat oven to 425, In mixing bowl, stir together corn meal and sugar. Blend together eggs, 1 cup milk and shortening or oil; stir in dates. Add liquid all at once to corn meal mixture, mixing until well blended, If necessary, blend in more milk to make a medium thick batter, Fill muffin cups 3/4 full. Bake 15 or 20 minutes, or until lightly browned. Meanwhile, prepare Butterscotch Topping, Immediately loosen edges of muffins. Spoon about 1 rounded teasp, topping on each muffin, spreading slightly. Return to oven and bake 5 minutes longer, until golden brown, Serve warm. Butterscotch Topping; 3 tabsp. butter or margarine, melted 2 tablsp, firmly packed light brown sugar J/4 chopped pecans 1/4 flaked coconut. Blend butter and sugar in small bowl, stir in pecans and coconut, Mix thoroughly, Makes about 12 medium muffins. . GRACE' „ , and T hn John Koenig, 93, ™ tf'h ^r ren celebrated their birthdays on December 3J, Randy Fiscus, 9, his great-grandson and Karia Christensen, 4, his great- of Ames, both had ' S-City Woman Sees Red Cross In Action SWEA-EAGLE - Mrs. Andrew Brones noted a case on her return trip home from California where the Red Cross came to the aid of a woman alone among strangers and without funds. The woman, from an eastern state, was injured in Chicago, and had spent all her money on doctor bills. She was very ill and all alone. Mrs. Brones made inquiries at the Travelers Bureau and with their help contacted the Red Cross in Omaha. They came immediately to the rescue and. put the woman in a hospital. Mrs. Brones was very gratified to see the wheels of one of her favorite charities in motion. - o Mr. and Mrs. Art W. Larson and children and Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Johnson were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mrs. Elvina Bensen at Emmetsburg. Mr. and Mrs. Mancil Hurlburt and Mrs. Ida Nelson were in Des Moines Sunday to visit the Hurlburt's daughter, Mrs. Judy Davis. Tom Hurlburt, Chuck Hewitt, Mike Helmke, Ronnie Geerdes and Bill Phelps, Jr. were in Minneapolis Saturday and Sunday to see the car show. Mrs. Andrew Brones spent two weeks visiting her daughter and family Mr. and Mrs. Harry Whittaker at Bakersfield, Gal. He is a teacher in the schools there. Guests during the weekend at the William Gies home were Mr. and Mrs. Warren Brones, Martin Tokhelm, Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Hurlburt and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Krantz. Mr. Gies is recuperating from a back injury he suffered several weeks ago, when he fell from the roof of a building and fractured a vertebrae. He will have to wear a steel brace for about 5 months. Mrs. Mervin Johnson entertained for Kandis' 6th birthday. Guests were classmates: Susan Rock, Carmen Bishop and Sheila Peterson. Coffee guests of Mrs. Johnson were Mrs. Rock, Mrs. Larry Peterson, Mrs. Elvin Swanson and Mrs. Truman John, soiu The Truman Johnsons visited at the Lester Johnson home at Algona Sunday. The latter Mr. Johnson is convalescing at home following hospitalization at Mason City for surgery earlier in December. Mr. and Mrs. Art W. Larson entertained Mr. and Mrs. Jim Benson of Ottowa, Wednesday at dinner. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Jones visited her sister, Mrs. Mary Budlong at Titonka, Sunday. Mrs. Harold Jones and Mrs. Weldon Brandt visited Mrs. Joe Preston at Good Samaritan at Estherville, Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Everett Rlppen- trop and family were guests in the home of his father, 0. J. Rippentrop at LakoU, Sunday evening. Mr. Rippentrop is 81 years old. The Glen Minos and daughter and Mrs. Larry Claussen and Lana were Sunday dinner guests at the Marlyn Paul home. The Art Krachts took their daughter Lorraine back to Tarkio, Mo. Sunday to resume college after the holidays. The Kenneth Brones moved to their farm in Eagle township on Dec, 27. The place is just two miles north of their former residence. Last Tuesday afternoon at the Everett Johanson home, Mrs. Ole Johnson was honored on her birthday by friends and relatives. Guests included Mrs. Vern R. Johnson and her father, Mr. Sch- nitzmeier, Mr. and Mrs. John C. Johnson, Fairmont; Mr. and Mrs. Matt Anderson and their daughter, Mrs. Bredburg, all of Dunnell, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Milton Peterson, Mrs. James Harner, Mrs. George Rohlin, Mrs. Marlin Hardt and granddaughter, the Ole Johansons; Mr. and Mrs. William Tobln, Mrs. J. P. Peterson, Mrs. Kenneth Brones, Mrs. Jerry Wegner and girls, rural Fairmont. Mrs. Johanson received many lovely gifts. Many Changes Of Businesses At Bancroft BANCROFT - Many business changes have been completed here the past week. Jack Dudding sold his trucking business to J. H.Menke and sons. Mr. and Mrs. Dudding and sons will move to western Iowa where he will be a buyer for a cattle firm. Bill Dudding, who has been .employed by Western Buyers in Algona, will be employed by the Menke trucking firm here as a truck driver. Kenneth Bergman took over the shelling business of Dick Dudding. Diclc, who has been Ir. ' the shelling and tracking business here for several years, will continue the trucking business. Dick will leave Friday for Rochester to undergo treatment for an injury he received last winter. and celebrated together with other members of the family, VARCON BATTERIES i Volt DELUXE 12$ 30 MO. GUARANTEE 12 Volt DELUXE 16 30 MO. GUARANTEE 95 IX. YOU GET THE FINEST QUALITY FUEL OILS FOR LESS MONEY. Give Ut A Call For Your Next Fill Prompt Delivery VIKING OIL CO. KQY STOFF61, Owntr 295-3749 glgona tapper ©eg jfflome* KTAIU5HID 1*65 ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 1966 2nd New Rest Home Nears Completion Here ^^BBPHHUNtfc-'-JHBBPP^^^Wl^BWW • -^H^L— Hugh Walsh, accompanied by his daughter, Mrs. Leo Nurre of Whittemore, is visiting his daughter and family, the Gary Harms and the Leland Derners, Redwood City, Calif, Bess Connelly returned to her home after several weeks with her sister, Mrs. Jessie Stripling, Lu Verne. Banns were published Sunday in St. John's Catholic church for Robert Droessler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Droessler, and Mary Lou Schemmel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Schemmel. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Ditsworth and sons left to spend the winter in California with their daughter and family, the Tom Williamsons. REASONABLE PRICES, good service, and quality printing •re trademarks of The Upper Des Moines Pub. Co. In Algona. Lone Rock By Mn. A. A. The first session of the cribbage tournament was played Wednesday night with James Marlow and Roger Radig winning a total of nine games with 1,072 points. The next night to play will be Jan, 26. Hugh Walsh left recently for Phoenix, Ariz, where he will visit indefinitely at the home of his daughter, Marjorie, the Jim Shillingtons. Mr. and Mrs. Les Johnson of Dodge Center, M.inn., are the parents of a 6 lb., 6 oz, boy who was born Jan. 7 at the hospital at Owatonna, Minn. He has been named Steven Daniel. Mr. John- It's not certain - but It's possible the new Good Samaritan Home here will be ready for occupancy In a month or so. Workmen at present are putting finishing touches on the new building which Is shown In the above photo. The picture was snapped looking east at the structure. There Is another wing, similar to the one on the left above, extending east from the area at the extreme right In the photo. Manager of the home here, 0. L. Nasby, was on a trip to the southwest when the UDM visited the new home Thursday, so no exact Information on the ready date was available. Ground-breaking ceremonies for the building were held Nov. 16, 1964 at 2 p. m. Total area is 19,380 square feet and six single and 27 double rooms are Included, plus all the housing for necessary facilities. Expected cost of the structure is $315,000, with an additional $50,000 for furnishings. The latter amount was to be raised in this area. The present home, northeast of the new one, will also remain in operation. (UDM Newsfoto) son was formerly buttermaker at the creamery here. Mrs. Beulah Gammelgaard, Ringsted, is the maternal grandmother. "Kotiuth County's Favorite Newspaper" 48 YEARS OF BANKING Henry C. Dnauskl, Denlson, closed his career of 48 years in the banking business last month when he retired. His various positions in the business have all been in the mid-west. Capt Take the wheel of the 1966 Cadillac and you'll-lose your heart to the world's most satisfying motor car. Visit your authorized dealer soon and discover how Cadillac can put romance hack in your driving. The only way to fully appreciate Cadillac performance- is to arrange with your dealer for a demonstration drive. Your first reaction will very likely be that there never before has been a car so quiet. Scientific soundproofing combined with advancements in engine and chassis design make the 19H6 Cadillac the quietest of all time. Response at all speeds is virtually instantaneous. Exclusive new variable ratio power steering provides the parking and cornering ease of small cars—with the solid road- holding only a car of Cadillac's size can offer. And with Cadillac's twelve models—its extraordinary variety of colors, interiors and options, your authorized dealer can give you expert help in tailoring your new Cadillac into the most rewarding automobile you have ever owned. Standard of the World SEE AND DK1VK THE MAGNIFICENT 1966 CADILLAC NOW ON DISPLAY AT YOUR AUTHORIZED CADILLAC DEALER SCHULTZ BROS. 1009 South Phillips § Algong, Iowa

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