The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 26, 1959 · Page 27
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 27

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 26, 1959
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Tidbits by Evelyn My chat with Mrs Georgo Balluff the other day was most fruitful. Mrs Balluff remarked that she has cooked for Don 1 Ameche who married Honoro Pendergast of Dubuque, home town of Mrs Balluff. Honore's sister, Clair Pendergast was Mrs Balluff's home "ec" teacher and one day Mr and Mrs Ameche visited school and' were served apple sauce that Mrs Balluff then about seven years old, had helped prepare. My closer on Mrs : , Balluff is that when she read "G. S." in my column she said to herself, "What does SHE know about Girl Scouts. Then it 'dawned on her I meant Good, Samaritan. * * * Vacationers are coming home like the robins, and all report •wonderful times. Dr. and Mrs John Kenefick are back from a trip via plane to New Orleans and from there they flew to Miami. They also visited Mr and Mrg "Dutch" Lorenz. They had expected to join Mr and Mrs Gaylord Shumwayi but plans were changed which made the meeting impossible. Mr and Mrs Fred Kent are home again. They too were at Pompano Beach. The Harold Cowans also chose Florida and have returned home, too. The Rents returned via plane but I don't know what transportation the Cowans used. The Keneficks came via plane and Mrs K. said it takes but five and a half hours flying time. * * * Mr and Mrs Walter Zentner 1 returned Friday from a two weeks visit at Fort Plood, Tex., ' with their son-in-law and daugh' 1 ter, M/Sgt. and,Mrs C. A. Krug. March 14 was, the 3Gth wedding anniversary of Mr and Mrs Zentner and the 13th anniver- jfsary of the Krugs, so By f.Vvay of celebration they drove to /lexico for a few days. , St. Patrick's Day is always a s '" i<fbig day for the Irish and certain</,'• -fly it WAS a big day for this Irish ffamily — the Patrick McEnroes I of St. Paul, for to them was born I James Patrick, to join a brother sjohn and sister Julia Ann. "Pat" |Sr., is a son of Mrs Catherine Mcf Enroe and the late John McEnroe of .Algona. w # * The family of the "Champ" Martins keeps them "in stitches" and Paul, the two year old, is the latest to have "embroidery" done by a surgical needle with a doctor at the other end of it. He was at play Monday forenoon and stumbled against the corner of a table. A cut required six stitches. Luckily it'is not a serious injury. Bob and David have contributed to the family excitement at various times and such accidents have happened so frequently Mrs Martin' is able to take it in stride. * * * News from Good Samaritan. Mrs Agnes Laidley joined us as a resident Wednesday. My regret is that she is on second floor and I am on first; we can' only send messages back and forth. I met Mrs Laidley years ago when she was Kossuth county recorder. For years I have counted her and her daugther Marg (Mrs Milton Dahl) as very close friends. Add to them Mrs Lulu Hartshorn and daughter Genevieve and my mother and I and you have a sex- tette it was hard to beat for fun and card games. * » * Gottlieb Hanselman is quite a new resident here. His birthday, the 76th was Wednesday and it was also their fifty-first wedding anniversary. His wife came to spend the afternoon with him and brought a birthday cake. He also received some flowers and I believe other relatives visited him. Mrs Jennie Luken was visited Wednesday by her daughter, Mrs Viola Studer of Wesley. * • » Another new resident has been added to the G. S. list. He is Paul Bellock of Hawarden, father of Leo Bellock. He will have the place vacated by Emil Schmeling who will be at St. Ann for some time. — Mr and Mrs Oliver Roupe were visited by their daughter, Mrs Esther Crooks and Jack of Rodman. — Mrs Lizzie Frost was visited ,Friday evening by her son and daughter-in-law, Mr and Mrs Herman Frost of Lu- Verne. — Mrs Bessie Jones' son Glenn visited her one evening last week. — Mrs Elizabeth Baas THESE WOMEN! By d'Alessio "I'm inspecting your menu. 1 don't see very well from a distance!" had callers Friday afternoon. Mrs ! Alvina Schmeling of Windom, Minn, and Mrs William Lauck of Whittemore. — Clyde Burtis was on the sick list Saturday. — Freda Zweifel is back from Iowa City where she had taken her son Jerry.. Reports on him were excellent. * * * During the big snow storm Mr and Mrs Al Agena had as guests the letter's sister, Mrs Don Stiert and family of Toledo, who were snowbound here for an enforced longer visit. * « * Freda Zweifel, one of the nurses, took time off to go to Iowa s City with her son Jerry who went for his perodic checkup. Jerry was in a car accident some, time ago and suffered severe injuries. He has fully recovered but for awhile these checkups are required. Emil Schmeling has been taken to St. Ann hospital. • He was reported as better Thursday. » * - » Mrs Marie Ogren has a daugh ter Nellie, Mrs Evan Alger o) Indianapolis, Ind., who, to quote Mrs Ogren "Has all the brains of TO THE FIRST INSTALLMENT of real estate and personal property will become delinquent on April 1st. Three-fourths of one percent penalty will be added for the month of April and three-fourths of one percent for each month thereafter as provided by law. : <^b»3fc&6»K£3« '-i^ l -^?SSSSSSS83SSSS Taxpayers are advised'to furnish the description of their property or bring in their old he family" and certainly doesn' ake after her mother. Now I don't mean Mrs Ogren has no 31-ains. I mean Mrs Ogren is trictly domestic and it would never occur to ' her to pilot a >lane. It is about all she can do ,o ride in one, much less "drive" one. Mrs Alger, 55, and a grandmother, became a pilot 14 months ago and was named Indianapolis' outstanding woman of 1958. Her lusband also flies but she haa ;he edge on him. She has a icense to fly over the Rockies, which he does not. He says, "Oh, let her to the "driving" and I'll ride with her". Mrs Alger is a former school teacher and last July competed in the National Powder Puff derby. * * * . A card from Marie Hawcott pictured the Santa Anita race track. I was glad to get it for I have been there and it was like greeting an old friend and also greetings from old friends, Marie, Bess and Lee Hopkins. » * « My cousin Melvin Henderson gives my boss credit for careful readings of my efforts, for he had added a note in a recent letter concerning Algona and the Iowa football "Hawks." (Excerpts of this letter will appear next week in Reader Comment). Seneca Bride' Of May 1st Is Honored Seneca—Miss Margaret Klocko was honored at a bridal shower Saturday evening at the Seneca School gymnasium. Mrs Janet Garrison Linn had charge of the program which opened with an audience participation game. Marilyn, Darlene and Margery Johnson sang "Sugartlme" and Mrs Roger Osborn fead two poems," Father Gives his Version" and "I Like To Walk with Grandma." Mrs Paul Linn read: "How To Preserve A Husband." The program closed with the bride-elecl completing the coloring of a picture of the prospective groom She also answered questions about their future plans. The honored guest was assistec with the opening of her gifts by her sister-in-law, Mrs Everet Klocko and her room-mate, Joyce Brokaw of Des Moines. A cousin, Minnie Peters o Gilmore City registered the guest- and another cousin, Mrs Geneva Petersen of Newell, Iowa, poured. Hostess included Mrs ,Russell Kauffmari, Mrs Leo Crowley, Mrs Roger Osborn, Mrs Lawrence Johannesen, Kathryn Johannesen, Mrs Albert Johnson, Mrs Herman Gabel, Sandra Gabel, Mrs Hans Thompson, Mrs Genese Hampton, Rose Ann and Margie Thompson: Mrs Raymond Gard- nnr, Mrs Henry Looft, Mrs Paul Linn, Mrs Olaf Oftedahl, Mrs Chris Larson, Lorraine Oftedahl. Mrs Elna Hendricksen, Mrs Gordon Garrison, Mrs Howard Preston, ' Mrs Larry Swensen, Mrs Charles Osborn, Mrs Lawrence Hantelman, Mrs Christena Swanson and Mrs Floyd Treat. Miss Klocko's marriage to Jim Foarde of Des Moines will be solemnized May 1 at the Trinity Lutheran church at Des Moines. Mr and Mrs Henry Looft ,'isited Monday afternoon with heir son and family, the Jack ^oofts of Iowa City, who were snow-bound at the Elmer Horstman home at Britt. The Jack Motis had driven to Rochester on Saturday where Jack accepted a josition as a teacher fn the Rochester School System. Mr and Mrs E. Jobalinsld of Comfrey, Minn, were last Sunday dinner guests at the Gene Bollijl iome. The Seneca Thursday club will meet this Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs Earl Preston. Thursday, March 26, 1959 Algona (la.) Upper Des MohiM-S Coffee Day For Crippled Kids A "Coffee Day for Crippled Children" will be ' held in this area Saturday, Mar. 28, according to Jess Ramert, chairman o( the event. Eating establishment!! who are cooperating in the one- day affair will have special containers in place so coffee customers that day can pny for their coffee by donating to tho crippled children's camp fund. Funds raised will be added to those raised previously a n d will provide a variety of equipment for the camp now being built by the Easter Seal Society. 'Tis well to forget the past because the future will give you plenty to worry about. If it 7s not convenient to co'me to Algona, write to this office or contact your / local bank. ROSELLA VOIGT County Treasurer OPEN AND READY TO SUPPLY YOUR LAWN AND GARDEN NEEDS. • . , vr .H- ..- .• *. * •• WE HAVE A COMPLETE STOCK OF VAUGHAN AND BURPEE GARDEN AND FLOWER SEEDS, INCLUDING MANY NEW VARIETIES. Vaughan's Rose Food - 5 Ib. box 95e; Evergreen r and Tree Food - 10 Ibs. $1.65; Grogtinic in E-Z Carry Pack 25 Ibs. $3.25; One Shot Fertilizer - 50 Ibs. $8.95; Grass Seed; Ra-Pid-Gro Fertilizer - 50e to $2.50. TRUE TEMPER LAWN AND GARDEN TOOLS GARDEN HOSE - PEAT MOSS NURSERY STOCK DUE TO ARRIVE ANY DAY DUNCAN'S Mr and Mrs Orville Duncan Lo-sa-'ed l'/4 Mils E. and Vi Mile N. of Junction of Highways 169 end 18 N. of Algona, Iowa Phone CY 4-4BU To those of you who have wondered about Louise Malone Turner — The family lives at 535 Bluffs Street — Council Bluffs, la. She read my "Tidbits'!: and made an immediate reply. In 1945 the Turners were transferred -to Council Bluffs where Jerry is with the J. C. Penney company. The older son, Jerry Bob, now 34, lives in Denver and has been in the U.S. geological office for several years. Dick attends college at Boulder and, jjs. working on his Master's degree in English and plans to eventually work for his doctorate and teach in college, his ultimate goaL , . '. Clyde Burtis was taken to St. Ann hospital from G. S. Monday morning. He has suffered several light strokes find a severe one that morning. Mrs Bertha Koestler was there overnight but is back at G.S. and is feeling better after treatment. M.Y.F. and I.M.Y. groups from the Methodist church visited G.S. Sunday and left Easter Booklets. They sang two numbers, one on first floor, one on second. They also visited "shut-ins" among them Mrs Lolla Ladendorff who called me to ask that her appreciation be conveyed to tho participants. She also wishes to thank those who sent her birthday greetings and gifts. 30th Earl G. flyers recently was elected chief of the Belle; Plaints volunteer fire department for the 30th consecutive year. Guest Mission Speaker Mrs Odvin Hagen of Forest City was guest speaker at tha Blakjer Woman's Missionary Federation Mission Meeting held Thursday afternoon at the church parlors. , Mrs Hagen, who with her husband and son, recently visited our mission fields in South Africa, painted a vivid picture of the homes, schools and churches there and of the work of the missionaries among these people. The Mission Offering received at the close of the program totaled approximately $100.00, with more Mission boxes"-%> be* brought in at a later date. Guests included members from the Nazareth W.M.F. of Annstrong and the St. John's W.M.F. of Cylinder, also Miss Tieda Johannesen of Fairmont. Hostesses included Mrs Martin Wilberg and Mrs John Johannesen. Overseas Vet Home Sp 4 Bobby Butterfield, who has been a radio operator with our armed forces stationed in Korea, arrived in the States, Mar. 9 for a thirty days furlough •with friends and home folks. Bob has been visiting at the Clarence Menz home at Seneca and with his parents, the Ben Butterfields at Princeton, Minn. Bob enlisted in the army on Jan. 29, 1957, took his basic training at Fort Ord, Calif, and has been in Korea since Feb. 9, 1958. At the termination of his furlough he will report at Camp Wolters, Texas. He has ten more months to serve. 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