The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 4, 1960 · Page 16
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 16

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 4, 1960
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2-AI«ona (la.) Upp«r D* M«ln«ft - Tuesday, Oct. 4, 1960 ; A DAY IS A LITTLE UKlT IN eternity. No matter how you try to stretch it oi' to shrink it, it contains an unvarying twenty-four hours. Even that short a period of time can make all sorts of changes in a life-time. For that matter, things can happen in a flush of a second and nothing will ever be quite the same again. * * * * THEfiE ARE SEVERAL-THINGS that can happen at the start of a day that can give a person an indication of whether the day will be a good or bad one. Although no day is entirely all good or nil bad, when f you wake up in the morning feeling fit. you already have a good start; and when you wake with a head that seems as if it has little men pounding on anvils in it, you sort of get the feeling that it's going to be one of the bad ones. * i * # DAYS THAT ARE GOOD, IT seems to me. begin with one or more of these things: The sun peeking in our bedroom window and the sound of a bird singing. The kids getting up, and with a minimum of fighting, managing to find something they like for breakfast and collect all their belongings to go off to school cheerfully. A good day also begins for me by the youngsters failing to ask for one cent of extra money. A good day begins without a single emergency call for Father to send him off in the truck without his coffee. A good day begins with absolutely nobody asking me to dig a shirt or a blouse out of the basket for a quick ironing job before I have my eyes open. * * * * FURTHER ON. THINGS THAT can happen to make it a good day include a washing machine that goes through an entire cycle without conking out on the first rinse; getting through Without a hitch or a "please call back" on my news phoning; a quick chat with a friend on the street or over the back fence; a check or a friendly letter in the mail; the sound of little kids laughing and playing; and pulling out the plug on the iron after the last bit of iaundry is done. It also makes a good day to hear a compliment from somebody, or from my family, "That was a good supper, Ma." * » » * A BAD DAY CAN START by discovering I am all out of coffee when I just have to have a cup to get the cdbwebs out. It's a bad day that starts with the evidence that our dog is not yet housebroken; with the knowledge that I should have stayed up a little longer last night so that I wouldn't have to wake up to a living room littered with newspapers, popcorn dishes and stray shoes and socks. A day is off to a bad start if the kids can't find a book, a pencil, a report or one of forty-eleven other things they must have before they go off to schooL A bad start for the day is sometimes reading the headlines -when fatal accidents are reported or the Russians or Castro are acting up again. * * * * BAD THItfGS THAT FREQUENTLY happen further on in the day Include a bill (or bills) in the mail; wash that gets rained on; cookies that burn; a six hour job that has to be done in four hours; •the discovery that I'm blossoming out with another pimple; finding a whole hew set of runners in my last pair of hose (single runs don't bother me anymore); a gruff answer from my husband to one of my dumb questions; or getting to the store too late for a red-hot bargain thai was advertised in the newspaper. ••**,** THE KIND OF A DAY I had today was both good and bad. 1 kh'ow one thing — I couldn't live through another one just like it. There was an emergency mailing at my part-lime job, and though there were several hours in "the morning to do it, I couldn't start Until my boss had things ready, and he in turn couldn't do anything utitil his volunteers had turned in their material. I had to' start for Rcnwick where I'd, promised to speak by at least a quarter to one, and you never saw such mimeographing, sorting, snorlihg and signing as went on in that office! * * * * • If ALL WORKED OUT, THANKS TO the help of several pcbplc. A gal's best friend is her mother and mine proved it today, bhe not only drove me to work, she also prepared a hot dish and dessert for my family's lunch, lent me her good hat, drove me to P^pwicU nnd back and look TIP In the post office at five o'clock lo deposit the mail just as Wade Sullivan was about to slam the vaiuwvv. Mfuuwuue, inary Ann who was home from'school ill, had finished stuffing the envelopes arid Pop had taxied the errands. »«•-»« •; AT RENWICK. WE STOPPED at the Harold Oxlcys. Little pcbbie, who is living with her grandparents temporarily, was cele- Liating her third birthday. Grandma had baked an angel food eake for the occasion and had it tipped to cool. "Look", said Debby, "My birthday is upside down'!" W611, it wasn't my birthday, but my day was like Debby's — upside down. » t> * * A GOOD THING THAT HAPPENED TODAY was the accep- tance'from Together, the magazine for the Methodist church, of an article I wrote about the Algeria Methodist Men's sponsoring of the Nativity scene project. It was one of the hottest weeks in August when !• wrote this article and two others about Christmas and one on,-thanksgiving. The one about Kim Deal will appear in the December Hi-Way magazine for Presbyterian young people and the olher two in kitchen Klatter magazine published at Shenandoah. * '. . 4 * # JOSEPH WADLEIGH BROUGHT ME FOUR peaches he had raised himself right here in Algona. They are ripening now on my kitchen wind'ow sill and Mr Wadleigh tells me that if I plant the pits, we can have peach trees of our own. This I mean to try. There were also birthday cards this week from Nelda Finn and Mrs Glen Cjabriclsbn of Sexton. You see what I mean about nice things happening every day? * « * * ?.. THIS WEEK'S RECIPE I received from my mother. It's called Marie's Dessert, so knowing they are such good card cronies and back door neighbors, I take it as coming from Marie Dutton. !••"• 1 egg ' ! a ,4 cup sugar 1 tsp. vanilla l r> cup sifted flour '/4 tsp. salt : 1 tsp. baking powder V:> cup nutmeats 1 cup peeled apples, "diced coarsely Place the whole egg in a bowl and bent until light. Add the Sugar, adding by tablespobnsful and beating well after each addition (about 5 to 8 minutes). Add vanilla, flour, salt, baking powder and apples (alternately with dry ingredients). Fold together until wpll blended and pour into a greased and floured 9 inch pah. Bake in a 350 dcgrc'e oven for 25 minutes. —GRACE. Open House Is Scheduled For ; Lakota School Lakola — Thr Lakota school will hold an open house Oct. !) from 1 until 6 p.m. There will bo a program in the gymnasium auditorium boginniiiK at 2 p.m. There will be guided tours through the new building which will end in. the hot lunch room where lunch will ue. served. Have Baby feoy Timothy Rieffer, 8 pound. 4 1 ,i< ounce boy wa's born Sept. 22 in the Blue Earth hospital to the Gottlieb Ricffcr'a. Opera Appearances Mr and Mrs J. E. Ukena have have received word that their son Paul Ukena of New York City will be appearing several places in Iowa in November with the New England Opera Co. Paul will start in October on an eight-week tour through the southern and midwest states. He will have the leading role in Mozart's "Don Giovanni". On Nov. 8 they will appear in Iowa City; Nov. 10 at Cedar Rapids; Nov. 13 at Ames and Nov. 14 at Waverly. Paul has been playing in summer stock musicals from June to September. When tie is in New York, Paul is on the teaching staff at the Jouliard School of Music. Officers Elected Election of officers was held at Lakota high school Wednesday for student council. Bob Hamilton was elected president. Delegates from the senior class elected Sharon . Apkq, Alice darken and Ivan Sunde. Juniors chose were Albert Becker., .Larry .Becker and Paul Gcilenfeldt. Sophomore class chose Charold Barrett and Marilyn Rippentrop. Freshman class chose Cheryl Rae Anderson and Marvin Rippentrop. Attending baseball games Saturday and Sunday at Milwaukee, Wise, were Mr- and Mrs A E. Waever. Mr and Mrs Otto Engelbarts and Mr and Mrs Fred Christ. The Home Economics Department of the Lakota lligh School is having a pancake supper Oct. 19. Mrs Jerry Heetland, Mrs Scl- mer Uhr and Mrs Dettmar Thompson of Swea City, Mrs C. C. Inman of Bancroft and Mrs Lance Ricbhoff of Hurt went to Em- melsburg Thursday to attend a district meeting for T. B. Seal chairman. Mr V. A. Barrett, local band director, attended the State Line Conference Band Festival meeting at Thompson on Tuesday evening. Mrs Guy Becmer, former La- kotan, is a patient at the Dickinson County Memorial Hospital at Spirit Lake. The three act play, "Dotty and Daffy", will be presented by the junior class of Lakota high school Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. Beginning Sunday, Oct. 2. adult study hour will be held at the Presbyterian church at 7 p.m. The Esther circle of the Presbyterian church met at the home of Mrs Irvin Koppen and Mrs Ronald Heetlahd was the assistant hostess. Mrs Andrew Jansen gave the devotions and Mrs J. E. Ukena the lesson. Consider the church was given by Mrs Haymond Winter. The Mary Circle of the Presbyterian Church met Thursday evening at the home of Mrs V. A. Barrett with Audrey Ruby as co-hostess. Devotions wen- given by Mis W. D. Ley and the lesson by M^s Earl Paulson and of interest to women Was given by Mrs [Jon Boyd. Misses Emma and Lena Gulk- rii-cht left Tuesday for a three week visit with relatives in Bellingham. Wash. Tuesday after school the faculty of the Lakota school surprised the Gottlieb Rieffers with a party honoring the now son of the Reiffers. A gift of money was presented them. Irvington Marguerite M. Hayet A family dinner was held Sunday at the Olive Hansen home honoring the birthday of her twins, Donald and Donna Mae. Several members of local Presbyterian church attended the turkey dinner Thursday .at Ot- losen's Presbyterian church. Mary Murphy of Algona returned to her home Sunday after completing two weeks work ai tin 1 vvagner home?. Mrs Carl Scip attended the funeral of a relative in Indiana Friday. She accompanied her daughter Pauline Bait that far as she was cnroute to New York. Recent word received from the George Schumachers, &-.>nner residents here, states they have built a hew home in Blooming Prairie; Minn, where they will be located after Oct. 15. George will be in a feed business there. Held Social The Union Boys 4-I-I Club and the Union Aletheans sponsored an ice cream social Sept. 28. Dean Dodds, Howard Thilges, Glen' Thilges, Jimmy Abbot, Susan Nitchals, Mary Beth Reilly. Lorna Walker and Susan Dodds gave a skit Mike and Ed R.eilly gave a demonstration and songs were sung by both groups. Home made ice cream, pies, and cakes were sold to a large crowd following the entertainment. LOST About 20 years ago, William McCurmick, of near Clarion, lost a gold ring with a ruby setting' that had been given to him by his, wife. Recently Duane Odland found it in their rarm yard. The ring is in real good condition ana after 20 years still tits Mr McCormick. 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"To make it prettier?" "No," she said... "to make it taste better and. •tay fresher," ^l, we tried it... and... she was right! We found curling thfc dough stretches the bread- cells, makes the bread more tender. Pi-esses out air bubbles, too... to keep th* bread fresher. Gives it a smoother, more even texture. And tha/ •extra baking gives it a better flavor. So now every loaf of Butternut is tender-curled. No, we haven't changed the fine Butternut rec- Jpe. Everything's the same except the curl. Yes, (even bread can be made better,., with a woman's touch. Try a loaf. You'll say it's the finest bread yet! Look for BUTTERNUT in the blue-and-white gingham wrapper *. t .... //; Thii U the way w* curl our bread At firM w« 4M.(t by tori. 1%en «e deagnal • m»i*ia* to do it W w» cbuld cuH ioto IO«VM. Js'ov everybody can hat» •uticnut BMid Here** U* ttMder-cbrlM loaf ready for tfc* »vfci. DUI't c«to* tender-curling frith tor* IvMnf ^ M th»wwtendtr<url Now it's ]^^ ^^ ,:.;,.-

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