Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on July 17, 1967 · Page 2
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iMiiiiaaa*******^^ f § . 7NK in my VE/NS' Co We TV tower •y MARIAN INMAN Here I am. with my daughter, Mary Fran, in California. This is the fourth of July. Later today we are going to a neighborhood picnic and fire works. It is a sort of get acquainted with your neighbor affair as this is a new neighborhood for Fran and family. This new home of theirs is so beautiful. They arc all asleep as it is a holiday, and I am in my lovely bedroom writing this column to you. I could write • book about the many interesting character* I met on the trip out. The meti «f a young mother and three young children going from Chicago to join the lather in Colorado. The leit taid the better. The pleasant mother from Nebraska with a teen-age son and daughter, delightful young folks, going to visit near Los Angeles. I played "Password' with them and the time just flew. The father with two quite young children returning from visiting his parents in Illinois to their home in Long Beach. Nothing said about the mothers but we all wondered about her. The two fellows who looked like gangsters but who were perhaps perfectly 'harmless. At least en this trip they were. The young Negro mother with a well behaved little boy and the white mother with a little Negro boy who was a little demon. They kept to themselves so we learned nothing about them but we could overhear the white mother alternately scolding, swearing and chastizing her little boy. The Negro mother was very quiet and ladylike and surely set a good example to the white woman if she would pay attention. The older couple who were always getting lost at the rest stops, our honeymoon couple, middle aged people who must have been newlyweds as they made such open demonstration of their feelings. The lovely young woman whose husband met her at El Monte, who had been back East to be a bridesmaid for a college friend. We loved her and she was a close part of our little group, the mother with the teen-ager and myself. So many unexpected things happened so the trip was really fun, only I am not about to start on another very soon. Next Sunday, .Inly 10th we are starting on a ten day travel trip to the Grand Canyon, and a brief visit to Fran's husbands folks in Torrington, Wyoming. When we return I want to spend .some time with my sister Gertrude and more lime with Fran and then home. Here the weather has been pleasant and I wondor what it is back in Iowa. When I arrived in Torrance, my luggage was not here. One piece came a day later, the othor piece hasn't shown op yet. They have sent a tracer for it and I am concerned for it has the gifts I brought and a pair of my good shoes and my oil paints. Of course I am glad the bag with my clothes came or I should be an orphan child. There is a constant coming and going in this house. Three teen-agers (nice young people) being taken here, being called for Him 1 . Their mother, my Fran, has a schedule that is rugged and even though she exchanges with her friend Teddy (the girls came here to leach, married and have families), there is still so little time for her or so it seems to me. But I am glad that these my grandchildren are such nice well adjusted youngsters. They do have many activities but they also have home duties and arc pleasant and entertaining to be with. There are no raised voices in this family and ihe parents are scry understanding yet firm. I hope it is always so and I have reason to believe it will be as they have so fine a start. Fran is having new living room furniture to go with this new home and we arrange the old furniture over and over to decide just, .what -nH where the new pieces will be and.. where they will look best. She waited for me to help her decide and we have many discussions on it and have looked at some of the most beautiful furniture. This is a pleasant adventure for me. A plane is roaring overhead on its way to the nearby airport and the house is silent with sleepers, only the sound of the typewriter from my room. It is Independence Day 1967. Thomas Jefferson had some rules of living to which we could all pay heed: Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. Never trouble another for what you can do yourself. Never spend your money before you have it. Never buy what you do not want because it is cheap. Pride costs us more than hunger, thirst, and cold. We seldom repent having eaten too little. Nothing is troublesome that we do willingly. How much pain the evils have cost us that have never happened. Take things always by the smooth handle. When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, a hundred. Olson's were the Hudson fetters and Peggy, Rotkfofd til., Earl Olsons and Jon, Cylinder, Tom Olsons and Nets Olson, West Bend. Jon Osborh and Peggy Potter were Monday overnight guests at the Carroll Olsons. Mrs. Helen Thacker returned Friday alter a three week vacation. She visited her daughter, the C. R. Brunt- mers in the state of Washington. En route home she visited her brother-and sister who live in Schuyler, Neb., and a brother who lives at Omaha. Her son, the Jim Thackers of Gilmore City, who were on their vacation brought her home from Omaha. During Mrs. Thacker's absence the three children stayed with their paternal grandparents, the Rudy Olsons at Gilmore City. The Laurel Worsters attended a picnic Sunday at the Isaac Walton grounds at Humboldt. The Glenn Gunza- gowskis and daughter, Eagle Mountain, Calif., were the honored guests. The Dean Telfords took Diane Telford and Jana Wehr- spann to the Walther League camp Sunday to attend the Walther League cub week. The Victor Meyers also took Dana to attend the camp week. The Melvin Rekadals, Milroy, Minn., visited Mrs. Loran Daniel Saturday. 'Mrs. Molly Berge, Garner, visited Mrs. Gunda Enockson .Friday. <Melissa Fehr, infant daughter of the Wayne Fehrs, West Bend, spent a few days at the James Banwart home while her parent'? attended a wedding in Indiana. Visiting their homeland Germany. Mrs. James Jensen, Ames, came to Her parents, the Fran cis Sullivahs, for her 7 month old son, who had been at the Sullivan home for a few day.*. Her sister, Sandra, then returned with her to Ames for a week, The Mervin Johnsons and the Truman Johnsons were barbecue guests recently at Terry Johnson's, The Terry Johnsons and the Allen Mathers and Dick Mather spent July 4th at Arnolds Park. The Art W. Larsons were Saturday and Sunday guests of her aunt, Mrs. Roy Benson at Okoboji. The Bob Himes visited the Jack Hagers at Postville for a few days. Sunday guests at Kenneth Brones home were the William Buhmanns and Duane, Jay Brones, Emmons, Minn., and the Albert Andersons. Jennifer and Jerry. The Hammer twins, Michael and Ronald, sons of the Dr. Henry Hammers, Ottumwa, are progressing satisfactorily. Michael arrived home July 4, and Ronald expects to be home in about three weeks. Michael weighs 5 pounds and 6 ounces and weighed 3 pounds and 2 ounces, and Ronald weighs 4 pounds and 11 ounces and weighed 2 pounds ahd 11 ounces at birth. They were bom May 24. Robert O'Green, .Detroit, (Mich,, flew home; rot- his mother, Mrs. Ida O.'Gfeen's birthday recently. He was home for three days. The family gathered at Gustav Isenberg's, Fairmont. Present were the Gustav tsenbergs, Waiter O'Greens and Brian, Mrs. Richard Seyler and Timmy, the Richard O'Greens and Mark, Mrs. Ida O'Green and Harold and the Wallace Dawsons. . Robert flew to Mason City where he was met by Mrs. O'Grccn and Harold, and he boarded the plane there for the flight back to Detroit. The Bob Himes and daughter arrived at her parents, the Francis Torines June 23 from Los Alamos, New Mexico, to spend 6 weeks. She is the former Sheryl Torine. At the Torines for a picnic were the Arnold McCoys and Tom, Decatur, 111., Walter C. Petersons, the Emil Larsons, Lowell Larsons, and Floyd McCoy, Ledyard. At Harvay C. Larsen's July 4th were the Walter Goracz- kowskis, Orville Thoresons, Mrs. Otto Larsen, Reuben Holcomb and Mrs. P. A. Hoi- comb. Douglas Goraczkowski and Douglas Johnson attended 4-H camp at Madrid through Wednesday. l-A»f*n* ((«*•» 17.W The Maurice cam, Luverne, Minh., and Don Koons, Esthervillc, were weekend guests at Harold Carr's. Mrs. Jim Smith and children were Wednesday guests at Art Claussen's to visit with Mrs. Bill Dixon (Jackie Glaus- sen), Dixon, III. The Jim Smiths were Sunday evening guests at Don Logemann's, Ledyard. 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Mrs. Richard Kinseth was organist and accompanied the soloist, Mrs. Victor Meyer. 'Mrs. Peter Oppedahl, Santa Ana, Calif., sister-inrlaw of the brjde, was matron of honor. Marilyn Olson, Fort Dodge was bridesmaid. Jeffrey Ripley, Minnesota, was best man and Elwood Wallen. Dawson, was groomsman. Ushers were Harold Oss and James Oppedahl. A reception was held at the Commercial club building for 120 guests. They took a wedding trij> to California. The bride is employed at Lutheran hospital and the groom will enter the Air Force Sept. 14. Both graduated from Waldorf Junior College at Forest City and the groom attended Wartburg at Waverly. Guests attended from Dawson, Can by and Lake Park, Minnesota, Vermillion, South Dakota, Seattle, Wash., Santa Ana, Calif., and Graettinger, Forest City, Pomeroy, Humboldt, Bode, Fort Dodge, Ro- ATTEND FUNERAL The Melvin Ellingsons attended the funeral for Gary Ellingson at .the Lutheran church at West Concord. 'Minn. Friday. The Melvin El- lingsons went on to Minneapolis where they visited their son, Ronald. The Everett Coyles and Julia, Winston-Salem, N. C., came Saturday night to visit his parents, the Mike Coyles for a few days. Other Sunday afternoon visitors were the- Bernard Coyles, LuVerne, Donald Brandhoys, Bradgate and the Harold N. Johnsons, Thor. David James, son of the Verne Wacchters was baptized Sunday at St. Peter and Paul's Catholic cl.urch at West Bend. Sponsors were the Gary Waechters, Fort Dodge. Anthony Waechter, West Bend was proxy for Gary at the baptism as Gary is in service stationed at Ft. Benning, Ga. The Anthony Wacchters and Mrs. Gary Waechter were Sunday guests at Verne Waechter's for three birthdays Sunday, Sheryl, July 2, Julie's, July 4, and Steven's, July 9. The Charles Coopers, Cameron, Mo., have a daughter Deanna Kay, born July 6. Mrs. Elsie Cooper is the great grandmother, and this makes her 13th great grandchild. She has 15 grandchildren. Charles Cooper is the son of the Ralph Coopers, Cameron. The Dick Bakkens and Gerald lloffmans attended the races at DCS Moines Sunday. July 4th guests at Carroll The Lowell Farlands and Sheri, Ceylon, were July 4th guests at Ralph Walker's. The Gordon Skhals, Minneapolis, were weekend guests at her parents, the Raymond Pichts. The Richard Olsons and Elmer Franks were July 4th guests of Mrs. Olson's aunt and uncle, the Don Blanchards, Lone Rock. Sunday afternoon and evening guests at Darrel Newlin's were the Vernon Brockmans, East Chain. . ;,>,•.;-.« ^The Darrel Newlin^ ..."wefe^" July 4th guests at V: E; Hazelhoff's cabin at Fox Lake. The Hans Petersons spent a couple of days visiting her mother, Mrs. Callie Weigel, Boone. The Paul Wiechmanns were St. Paul, Minn., visitors the weekend of July 4. They visited the Lou Goertzcns. -Paul saw his parents, the Henry Wiechmanns, off with a tour group. 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