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i»Aff**l, (to.) Upper tot Melnet Tuesday, April 19, 1960 Geitzenauer 30 Years With L-R Elevator THE WAY TO A MAN'S HEART, they've always said, is through his stomach. This, it seems to me, is an awfully messy way to get to a 'man's affections, but I do know that men are more tractable 'after they've had a good meal. And it is also true that all during a man's life, some woman, his mother, his sister, his wife, his housekeeper or his nurse, is Irving to poke appetizing nourishment into him. * * * AS WITH SO MANY OTHER THINGS, man's nourishment goes through stages. At any one given time, you can almost tell how old ft guy is by the food for which he has a passion. These stages begin about two days after he is born when he demands milk in lusty swigs, and they end about four score and ten years later, or just about two days after he has given up all interest in food. * * * IF WE ARE GOING TO PICK typical foods for each of man's stages, — and t warn you for the purposes of this column, we are, — I would say that the stage right after the milk one is the pablum and strained prunes one. Nowadays they begin the solid food for babies — female as well ,as male — a lot earlier than they used to. But the end result is the same: three ounces of strained prunes and pablum on the floors, walls, ceiling, bibs and the hair of an interested spectator; one ounce of strained prunes and pablum in the baby. * * * RIGHT AFTER THE PRUNES AND PABLUM STAGE, comes the peanut butter "samwidge" stage. If you are giving a party for pre-schoolers, never bother to strain your ingenuity over refreshments. Even people who can afford Crepes Suzette and vintage champagne should spare them, for they might as well give up and serve peanut butter sandwiches. One swanky restaurant I heard about caters to the occasional juvenile luncheon trade. They have what they call the "Circus Special at $1.50 per plate. It comes on a silver platter, under glass. You lift up the lid and what do you find? Peanut butter "samwidges", pi' course! * - * * AFTER HE ENTERS THE HALLS OF LEARNING, a guy just can't help but pick up a little sophistication. Then the prime food passion of his life is "hamburger. You can call them Salisbury steaks, Maid-rites, beefburgers, chiliburgers or ground round steak — if'it's beef on a bun, the kids go for it. At our church we have a club where we serve supper to kids 8 years old through 8th grade. Mothers take their turns at cooking, and many is the committee that has beat itself out serving twice-baked potatoes, chicken loaf with mushroom sauce or creamed chicken on something or other. It is always with the aim in mind of delighting the youngsters, but do you know what is the very most popular menu? Beefburgers! Second to that comes hot dogs. s * * * WHEN THE KIDS GET INTO high school, they get into 1 what I call the Pizza and Pepsi stage. Or at least that's what our high school boy prefers. Fellows that age, I've found, like to try their hand in the kitchen, and on one memorable night not so long ago 24 of them gathered at our house, they baked five giant pizzas. Plus 36 bottles of Pepsi. (We weren't home, but they had permission for the party, and I found the house in better shape than' I'd left it.) You can add almost anything, I'm told to a pizza — just so there's lots of stinky cheese. * * * WHEN A GUY GROWS UP. TAKES A WIFE, and suffers through a few months of bride's cooking, he gets into the broiled steak and tossed salad stage. The tossed salad is reasonably easy to cope with, even if he does demand a few spices not found on the ordinary kitchen self. What gives tfte trouble is the prime steak. They like it, but they don't like what it" does to the grocery bill. Even if you buy the tough variety and use tenderizer on it like I do, it is blamed expensive. Husbands like a steak, but on a casserole budget. They never seem to like to eat the leftover casseroles so that .next week they can possibly have steak and tossed salad. * • * SPRINKLED THROUGH THESE YEARS when the guys like •steak best of all comes the urge for some men to try their own hand in the kitchen. Most male cooks fancy they can brew up a meal much better than people of the female persuasion, and some of them do turn out quite passable dishes. But they sure use an awful lot of pots and pans and dishes. Who has to wash these dishes? Some woman, of course! Male cooks lean toward such dishes as spaghetti sauce which takes all day to cook and to which is added everything but the kitchen sink. And scrambled eggs.'The crimes done to that perfectly wonderful natural achievment, the egg, in the name of male chefhood, will probably never be vindicated. ' * * » NOW, ABOUT THE TIME A GUY can afford steak on the menu three or "four times a week, comes another stage. The Ulcer. Or, he finds he has fat in the blood and must avoid all sorts of animal fats, or maybe he is put on a salt-free diet. Some woman has to learn to cook all over again. She tries, hard to accommodate him but it's a little hard to make milk toast or poached eggs tempting and he ends up by blaming the poor diet on her. Then, unless a man is very lucky, for several years before he, dies he re-enters the milk-swigging, prunes and pablum stage. The cycle is complete. * * * • I LIKE TO COOK FOR MEN. The nicest compliment I've ever had paid to me were the time men have eaten my cooking and asked for more. Most of these times, nobody ever said a word about how good it was, but I always figure if they eat it, don't have any immediate stomach pains and come back for seconds, its a compliment. Men haven't yet been taught to remember birthdays but forget ages, so why should we expect compliments on such ordinary occurrences as a well-cooked meal. But it sure would be wonderful, if once in a while, before they give a well-filled belch, they would say, "Say, that was really good!" Guys don't know it, but the man who remembers to compliment a cook is the guy that is always remembered. By the cook. * * * I DON'T KNOW HOW THE MEN will feel about this recipe, but if you have a spring luncheon coming up, you might try this macaroni loaf. It was submitted by Felice Norman to the Third Grade at Bryant's cook book. 1 ciip aspic gelatin 1 cup boiling water % cup cold water 2/3 cup Russian dressing 1 cup cooked macaroni 2/3 cup chopped cabbage 1/3 cup chopped celery 1/3 cup shredded carrots 2 T chopped green pepper or pimiento Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Add cold water until mixture begins to thicken. Beat in dressing. Add remaining ingredients. Mold into loaf pan. Chill until firm. Serve on lettuce leaf, —GRACE. Lone Rock — On April 6, Lawrence- Gc'itx.cnauer of Lone Rock observod 30 years service with th(; Lone Rock Cooperative Elevator Exchange Co. Mr Geitzenauer has been manager of the company for 18 years, with many fine men employed by him. Mr Bernard Reilly of Ledyard and Alfred Schullz of Ottosen were at one time trained under him, and now are managers of elevators in their respective communities. Many fine improvements were added to the Lono Rock Exchange under Mr Geitzenauer, Among the latest improvement i? the new feed mill recently added to the Exchange. A few years ago the new cement elevator was erected, and before that was a new office. The community of Lone Rock extends congratulations to Mr Geitzenauer on his management and to his employees, for their faithful service to the community of Lone Rock. , Oonr Lake-, South Dakota were evening and Saturday guests in the home of Mr and Mrs Ralph Thompson. Thursday evening, April 7, Mrs Dick O'Donnell and Mrs Ralph Thompson and Neva Thompson were hostesses at a dinner and card party in which they entertained the Husbands of the Jolley Neighbor Club. Attending Were Mr and Mrs Wallace McArthur, Mr and Mrs Ray Johnson, Mr and Mrs Albert Shaser,. Mr and Mrs Bernard O'Donnell, Mr arid Mrs Joe Vollmar, Mr and Mrs Dick O'Donnell, Mr and Mrs Ralph Thompson, Mr Walter Thompson and Neva Thompson. Mr Waller Thompson received high prize for the men and Mrs Ray Johnson received high for the women. Mrs Albert Shaser received low and Mrs Ralph Thompson received low. Mr Ray Johnson received the travel prize. Irvington (dealt •The Irvington Ideals 4-H club met April 9 at the Arndoffer home. 'Two.mothers, Mrs Raney and Mrs .Penton, attended. A clothing talk was given by Mary Arndorfer. Demonstrations were given by. Joyce Arndorfer and Carol Arndorfer. A Mother's Day Tea will be May 14 at Ann Pehton's. Straight "A" Average Judith Pfeffer, daughter of Dr. and Mrs Leroy Pfeffer. Wesley, and a sophomore liberal arts student at the State University of Iowa, Iowa City,' was'one of 39 students there to receive let' tors of congratulations from Dean Dewey B. Stuit of the college of liberal .arts during the week. The letters went to students in the liberal arts college who earned Thurs., - April 21 Briii Fireman.* Benefit Jules Herman & Orch. Fri., - April 22 Midwest Caravan Sal., - April 23 _ Henry Charles 8t Orch. Tueso - April 26 — Teens 8 To 11 Eddie Randal Jack Rockufeler • Teens 90c straight "A" averages for the first semester of- the current school year. For Miss Pfeffer, it marked the second semester of straight "A" work at the Uni? versity. Your New York Life Agent in Algona is MAURICE ANDERSON New York Life Insurance Company 321 So. Jones -CY 4-4474 • LIFE INSURANCE • ACCIDENT 8, SICKNESS INSURANCE • GROUP INSURANCE • EMPLOYEE PENSION PLANS Gets Teaching Fellowship April 1 when announcements of fellowships and scholarships came out at North Carolina University, Chapel Hill, N. C. Rich-; ard C. Jensen was given the position of Teaching Fellow — the nicest honor in classics, which carries a stipend of, $2000 for the next year. Richard is working on his doctorate in Latin and expects to receive his PhD degree a year from next June. He is now on a renewed Woodrow Wil- spn Fellowship. Richard's parents are Mr and Mrs Ernest M. Jensen of Lone Rock. His wife who serves as private patients cashier in a hospital in Chapel Hill, is the former Judith Ann Snipes of Tucson, Ariz. . Mr and Mrs Ernest Jensen drove to Blair, Neb. Sunday to visit Mrs Jensen's aunt, Mrs Laura Munk in the Home of the Good Shepherd. Mrs Emma Shaw and Lawrence of Graettinger and Mrs Thorvald Jensen of Dolliver accompanied them. . Mrs Mary Genrich and Mrs George Long of Lone* Rock were dinner, and lunch guests with Mrs George Thompson of Ledyard. , . Mr and Mrs . Lawrence '. Newbrough and family, Ruth Kruger and Mary Genrich were dinner and J lunch guests in the Delmat Angus home at Burt. Mr and Mrs Merwyn Thompson and children and Mrs Eva Thompson of Des Moines were also guests in the Angus home. Mr. and Mrs Donald Blanchard and family attended the Silver wedding anniversary of Mr and Mrs John Carlson in Swea City. Mr and Mrs Wendell Steven and Pamela of Dows were callers . in the Donald Blanchard home recently. Mrs Wendell Steven and daughter, Pamela visited the week in the Blanchard home. Mr and Mrs Jim Long and Mr and Mrs Ralph Thompson and Lavonne and Neva Thompson attended the 1960 Ice Follies in Minneapolis. Mr and Mrs Ed Dumke and Mr and Mrs Elmer Lovre'y of Holdrens Hosts To Townsendites Townsend Club I met at the home of Mr and Mrs Wil- Holdren April 12. After discussion it was decided to have 9 talk on the Townsend plan rate B|)d why it would be the same . for everybody. This will be done at the next meeting, Tuesday evening, April 26, at the W. !fcT Carney home at 603 South contributed by Miss id was given on the r$ I<oHa Laden- f»ve ttWi special prayer. BUiboro^h stressed fl&at Changes for the bet- welfare field don't jupt when people wmey ft*} I* born in controversy and must keep up with the changing conditions. Three members joined. Mrs Wilbur Holdren conducted games and contests. 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