The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 19, 1960 · Page 18
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Tuwday, April !*, 1960 .-,-!.!-, „/ .......,?..,!.«..,.«. :'.*.-• .-* . K Tidbits by Evelyn II low* hud California heal ., • . ... ., . tkliforftia could have some of the next day she had muscles in water; both states would foe better toff. A recent letter my cousin Melvin Hendef* 6f Upland, Cal., says, "How about trading you some real hot and dry weather for some of your cold and wet. I am still suffering from the heat of last fear and it looks like a repeat llterformance again this year. It Was 93 today.(April 4) and 8$ yesterday and Saturday. We have had another real dry winter, only half the normal amount rif rain so far, and the season is about through. With all the jieople and uses for water, we are ftcing a most serious problem." If you think your correspondence is large, how's this for statistics. Emily Meyer, Titonka, informed me in a recent .Eastei letter that she has to her credit for 1959, 1?04 letters, 105 business letters and 253 cards. In return she received 1590 letters, 104 business letters and 210 cards She says, "If postage takes another boost I'll have to slow down." Ugh — I have writer's cramp just thinking* about it. Mrs Ethel Cilles was called upon one day this week by Rev and Mrs S. H. Hammer, Gilmore City. They stopped to greet me too. The Hammers were residents of Swea City when Mrs] Gilles lived there and he was her pastor After serving many years at S. C., at the last conference he was transferred to Gilmore City. * • • When Mrs Marie Ogren told me she had been at Omahfc. jifeb., visiting her son-in-law and . daughter, Mr and Mrs J. C. Gibson I asked her if it was pretty damp around the edges. She replied, "Yes, and in the middle too." Referring to tht floods, of course. • • * * When Mr and Mrs Andrew Hansen were in LeMars, April 3, purple and yellow crocuses were in bloom. Hope the poor little Ihings didn't get frozen stiff When the cold wave came along. iVhen I was in my home I used io enjoy Mrs Rosa Jones' early tulips, which are planted south of her house. August Slagle has mad. up his mind cooking is quite an art, which he is willing to leave in the capable hands of his wife Millie. While she was on a visit at Mountain , Home, Ark., with her brother-in-law and sister Mr and Mrs Selby Russell, August prepared the breakfast bacon but was disappointed with the. results. The bacon was slithery and sort of on the raw side. His son-in-law Orville Duncan told him to pour off the grease as the bacon cooked, then let it fry some more. August followed instructions and things were going pretty well till the pan upset and the family dog got the bacon right off the floor. - * • • .Additions to the nurses aides— Sandra Shilling and Frances Pruisman, both very efficient and most likable. ' • '• • Evalyn McDougall and her sister Marcia Kent, Columbus. Miss., were here, the other day. Marcia had come to visit her mother, Mrs Fred Tubbesing at Friendship Haven, Fort Dodge. It was wonderful having that visit, for Mrs Tubbesing died suddenly and it will always be a satisfactory memory those precious hours together. * •_ * Mrs Jennie Luken spent from Friday till Sunday at Wesley with her daughter, Mrs Viola Studer, Her 87th birthday was observed. You just can't k.ep a good gal down, and Lizzie Post is that, i: there eyer was one. She has more energy and "get up and go' than any four women put together. Saturday morning,'.April 2, she fell on the basement steps; slipped on a plastic jar cover that she had lost. Jnstead of parking herself at home on the davenport, she worked at the Methodist rummage sale. When she got home around noon, the ankle was very swollen and painful. A trip to the doctor and an x-ray revealed no broken bones, but it was a bad sprain. She tried crutches., nearly fell on her nq,so. And the crutches were promptly' discarded- Mabel Paxson ottered to give her lessons and I'd have'been glad to offer my suggestions —• but no. Walk she intended to do, and WALK &e did. And imagine my surprise when I plumed to ask how e,waVUYonne replied, "She's tjie bfrti ( fcp.u§e", a job she has |keji» ovw »gaUiSt Pick's wishes was "happy to *ee her walk Maces she never knew existed jefore. I intimated it might just old age depositing rust on her hinges. * * * The popcorn apple tree, out Easter tree, graces a table in the reception room. On it are perched two tiny birds, a bluebird and a canary. Added to there are hung various colored eggs and it is as gay as a fiower bedecked Easter bonnet. * * * April 19i4 — Fair association plans two day race meet for July — Blaze in Goedcrs and Stephenson bakery causes considerable .damage. (Tony Goeders, deceased, and O. J. Stephenson of Santa Ana, Calif.) —R. W. McGetche arrived home from San Antonio. (He was a brother of Mrs Taylor the milliner and worked in the American Express office. (Remember when the delivered packages in the business area in that low 2 wheeled cart, hand propelled?) — C. H. Ogg, of the fifhr Hawcott and Ogg mairied Clara Ruhnke, feurt. There was quite a bit of excitement here at G.S. Sunday afternoon, Apr. 10. Henry Frohling was being visited by his wife, son and daughter of Emfnetsburg. The boy was outside playing with the Lindquist dog. The dog made a leap, put his teeth in the lad's arm so deeply it bled. The boy was taken to a doctor who gave him a tetanus shot and the dog wilLbe kept in confinement 10 daysT The family believes the dog was merely playful, or was retaliating for ah imagined rebuke. The dog has been teased by a young person hot connected with the family and has shown a disposition to take offense at certain gestures madg by people wanting to be friendly. * * • Mrs Nell Potter and 1 had a nice visit Sunday evening. She was a Fraser and related to Belle Fraser who married mother's cousin Will Henderson. We had quite a family discussion. * * ' * I think this is cute and d«scrib< es me and a host of others — "Goodie, Spring is Here — I'd Hge to hub, I'd lige to sig — Like Bees' and Birds, because it's sprig! Sprig, oh Sprig, by visage glows. All I cad do is blow by dose." Of late instead of saying. "Do you have any news this horning." I quit with "Do you have any news?" Emmett Knarys Wed 50 Years Mr and Mrs Emmett Knary of LuVerne have been married 50 years on Tuesday, Apr. 19. They were married at Algona Methodist church Vrtttr Rev. Torbit officiating and have since made their home in LuVerne. They are the parents of twin sons. Victor and Hector Knary of Moline, 111., -and have two grandchildren. Mr Knary is a land broker. The Knarys will not observe the anniversary until later this summer when the sons are home on vacation, old hollow tree on their fafm, hef "money tree". While exploring it after the snow went off, Laura was surprised'to find six dead rabbits, two squirrels and several dead birds stacked up at the base of the tree. Inside she found a litter of foxes. She called her Dad and he removed seven fat, lively foxes. The girl received a bounty of $2.00 each. M6HEY f REE Nine-year-old Laura Piearson, of near Hopeville, has.named an FOXES Robert Lcininger killed 73 foxes last winter in Delaware county. He spots his game with binoculars and makes his kills with a .244 caliber rifle. NEIGHBORS GOOD KNOW TO Around The Town and Country Bradley Bros. South Hot.l Algous Farm Machinery — Trucks — Tires Mow lAea - Olivet MMMT-HMfta AUU-Chalmete OMC Truck! Flreitone Tiro. Phone CY 4-1411 Algona YOUR ALGONA NEIGHBOR JV!«*T*4, >"• i Kclley Lumber Co. 'Our Business Is Building" UIIUIIIlilllllM .',••• . . • = Bronson Building Service | "try Us And You'll Like Us" | Quality Lumber - Elliott Paints | Ernie Williams Fai.4 Machinery * Fine Automobiles John Deere S>lo»e — Pontiac • Cadillac MILL WORK Builders' Hardware Tools SIOUX Tanks ft Cribs N. of Jet. Hwys. 18 b 169 Algona • CY 4-4369 iiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinmiuiH ING SERVIC1 • LUMBER • PAINT • CEMENT We Aim io Pleete Near Milwaukee t Depot - Algona ? llllllllllilllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllilllllll.1? Bronson Building Service, pictured above, is a local corporation located jus ;~'*,.°M«l Highways 18 and 169. The business was established in October of ' "?£ Brcmson » is. L because the business has a genuine service to offer every customer. Tell us what you and we'll do it!" says C; R. Bronson. head of in. corporation. Thu is not a contract yard. Bronson s work through local contractors and supply the materials for work to be done. •• . Cullen Hardware Your" Our Own "Hardware Store" A Complete Line Of H»"dware John DMM Blot. on Diagonal 81. at CNW Tracks — Phone CY 4-1H1 PontUc - Cadillac Garag* ft Showroom on Wart State Phono CY 4-4*11 C. R. Bronson started in the lumber business in Waterloo in 1935. at that time just a young rob was unloading cement. It was then he decided to someday have a yard of his own. Twenty-three learner, after moving around the state in the lumber business, that dream came true when th. ground was broken for Bronson Building Service in July. 1958. An interestina feature here is the annual Builder's Clinic held right. on the grounds. This is one day set aSHus) ^ for "nfwering questions about building problems. Contractors and factory representatives are here for this purpose. »««••«, Bronson's take a. genuine interest in each customer and make their friendly courteous •Hwuncy a major part of theifbufines.. If you are planning to build soon, contact Bronson Building Service in Algona. • Houseware* • Tools ; • Bldg. Supplies Phone CY 4-4630 ALGONA mmmf Algona Implement Co. Your Friendly Int.rnatiohal Harrester Dealer FARM EQUIPMENT MOTOR TRUCKS Sales fc Servic* «CA Freeier* * Alr-Condltlonert Phono CY 4-U01 AlgoM YOUR COUNTRY NEIGHBOR iiiuiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiy ±=r n Algona Flour & Feed | £5 Complete Service For the Farmei I • Sargent Faada • FertlllMt . Buscher Brothers Impl. Minneapolis Moline - Kelly-Ryan - Pap«e Friendly fc Courloout Alway* N. Main St. Phone CY 4-3451, H. G. HAMILTON FARM - BANCROFT Algona Refrigeration REFRIGERATION - TELEVISION ,lou 9 h. r.pp th. by Mi. H.millon. »« 1W «« .» PHILCO , Reirlferaton H»ng*« Madloa JUr-CoMltlonlng ft CoaMMrclal KefrifTratlos Phone CY 4-SSII ,nolh.r 320 «cmol l.nd. and choir dil*c$or at St. John's Catholic church m Bancroft. . w tv .w Our conjrsmlatipns to Mrs Hi G. Hamilton lor he f eonttibution to th. prog m. of Kossulh farming- , ; . MUllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll^ Taylor Implement Co. | and Taylor MERCURY 1 Fine Cata and a full Una of New and UMd fern Machinery 1. I. Caie-Mercury Kewanea Phone CY 4-2417 Algona' Neighborliness Is The lockbont of Godd * •¥ Business In Rural And Urban Areas. Irons Heating & Plumbing "Completely Equip|w4 T» You Pliunbtoi ShMt OH et Of VMM Beecher lane Appliances -Wh«t« TIM FAMOUS NAMES Of**! W . IP Algona And Kossuth County Neighbors Work Together For A Better life.

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