Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 2, 1966 · Page 8
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"INK in my VEINS" §Y MARIAN INMAN iieeeee"eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee ' 1 am baby sitting with my little grandchildren tonight while Phil and Delores are at a meeting. They visited with me Until nine o'clock bedtime, then we came over home. Now they are tucked in their beds and the house is quiet except for the sound of my typewriter and I think of you, my readers, and wonder how things are at your house. 1 do not have this privilege often and so we made the most of story time that preceded bedtime. My day at school was very busy, I typed the script for tht ityU review, (the girls brought it to me • page et a time •• they wrote it.) I do want to see it at the description of the styles and colors and chosen accessories sounds fascinating. Their sewing creations sound like poems. How is your house cleaning coming? I know it's work but it's a nice time too. It means blankets that smell of the sun, windows that sparkle, crisp curtains, cupboards, in order, rugs spotless and 1 know you added the splash of color and displayed a lovely possession for the "cream" feeling. Spring is a time of fresh beginnings, ourselves, our homes, the greening out of doors. Mmmm such a nice clean fresh spring smell. You know so many times I feel like Alice in Wonderland did when she observed that things got curiouser and curiouser. I am all for government saving and cutting down so our taxes will not be so high but I am confused at the places they start the cutting process. Take for instance the school lunch program and the cutting of funds for extension service. Two programs where the money expended has done so much good and the funds used so wisely. The government uses the excuse that now that we have federal aid for education the funds are no longer needed. This federal aid is used for building, constructing educational television facilities, and purchasing needed equipment for schools. But, what about the research that is being conducted by the agricultural experiment stations of our land-grant institutions. We can't just shut this program on and oft and expect new helps and results for the many challenges that face us today in the food factories, our farms. Even it this could be done we could not pick up the right people to do research'work, just off and on. As I read of the poverty program I am not against the program as such, just the way we are going at it. Plums of jobs given to a few and the program really not thought thru, beems they want to spend globs of money in a hurry and not much plan where it is spent, just so we spend it. I believe that we citizens had better be aroused and offer protests to our legislators to save where it is wise but please use some common sense when they start the pruning process, pb you care enough to do something about this? When I read of the price per acre being paid for farm land and prices being asked for land near me I wonder. If it is bought to farm I can't see how it can be made. I knew many are buying for farm enlargement but at the price paid I cannot see how it will work out. Well, time will toll. I know most of us need more crop land but I can't see paying such high premium to obtain it. Of course if you have a rich uncle??? I read somewhere that foam cushion curlers can be easily rejuvenated by putting them into an old stocking, tying the two ends together, and tossing it into the automatic washer with your regular laundry. They will come out spanking clean and fluffed like new. When youngsters leave, the farm, whore do they go? Most head for New York, Florida, and California where pay is highest and job opportunities greatest, according to Economic Research Service and Oklahoma State University studies. Southwestern and North Central rural regions suffer the biggest drain of young folks. A potato will roar into space within the next two years, as scientists try to discover whether biological growth rate is controlled by forces outside or inside the living cell. Space, where gravity and other earthbound forces are eliminated, may be a good place to find out. "If standard growth rhythms occur in space," says Bruce Pine, a biologist with Space Defense Corporation, "we could be relatively sure the stimulation comes within the cell." A potato makes a good subject lor the study because its structure and life activities are extremely simple. Goodnight, my friend. I am off for bed and I expect that you are too. Tomorrow is another day. Goodnight and may God bless you everyone. aaaaaaffl^^ LET US Deliver Your Groceries CALL 5-3762 For courteous, friendly service and deliveries 'TWICE * DAILY" East End Grocery Church gives Hurt pastor farewell party •-AIOONA (Iowa) ADVANCI MONDAY, MAY 2, 1H4 — A farewell party was given Tuesday in St. John's Li* theran church for the Rev. Win. Scheer family who will move to Wisconsin Dells, Wis., the last of this week. Mrs. Eu Clair Meyer was program chairman and Eugene Drager presided. Songs were sung by the Sunday School children and the choir. A skit, "The Committee Meeting", was given by six ladies. Poems honoring the Rev. and Mrs. Scheer were read by Eugene Meyer and Lillian Lavrenz. Barbara sketched a picture of the church showing all organizations and as each one was designated a representative presented a gift to the Scheer family. Pastors and wives from 12 area towns were present. A free will offering was followed by refreshments. Rev. Scheer has been pastor four years in Burt and Swea City Lutheran churches and has been responsible for building and remodeling in both churches. He is also a member of Burt school board and officer in Burt Lions club. AT ZONE RALLY The L.W.M.L. Rally, Algona zone, was held April 27 at Swea City with 157 registered. Attending from Burt were Mrs. Wilfred Radig, Mrs. Ralph Bierstedt, Mrs. Henry Schrosder, Urs. Ella Meyer, Mrs. Esther Miller, Mrs. Ann Reimers, Mrs. Don Behenkendorf and Mrs. iugene Meyer. The Zone President, Mrs. Eugene Meyer, conducted the meeting. A film was shown on personal evangelism. "Mans were made for the Mis- lion Fair June 18 and 19 in Whittemore and June 25 and 26 in Garner. CIRCLES TO MEET Circles of the Presbyterian church will meet May 4: Circle A hostess, Mrs. Roscoe Mawdsley, Jr., devotions, Mrs. Ray McWhorter, Bible study, Mirs. Poland Chafee. Circle B hostess, Mrs. Roy Ringsdorf, devotions, Mrs. Nels Nelson, Bible study, Mrs. Delmar Angus. Circle C Hostess, Mrs. Mennett Trunk- hill, devotions, Mrs. Ralph Carlson, Bible study, Mrs. Duane Mawdsley. HAS RADIO SHOW Perry St. John is program di rector on radio station WDGY in Minneapolis, broadcasting 9 a.m. to noon daily, with news, music, contests and a varied program. The St. John family are former Algonans and have lived in Minneapolis six years. Mrs. St. John is the former Mary Helen Black, daughter of the Stanley Blacks, Burt, and his parents are the Judd St. Johns, Algona. Engaged MR. AND MRS. Luke Linnan of Algona announce the engagement and approaching marriage o: their daughter, Bernadine Catherine, to Gregory Harlah Elbert, son of Mr. and Mrs.,Gregory S. Elbert of Emmetsburg. The wedding will take place on June 11 in St; Cecelia's Catholic church.' She is a graduate of Garrigan high school, attended DuChesne in Omaha and the Twin-City Computer School in Minneapolis. She is presently employed by the Controlled Data Corporation in Minneapolis. He is a 1963 graduate of Graetr tinger high'school and is stationed at Ft.'Bragg at Fayettesville, N. C., with the 82hd Airborne Division of the United; States Army....., . / . . . :. : .'> :;? '. . '.'':%;' ham, Dallas Curtis, Linda Fairbanks, Joe Fries, Loreli Lav-i renz, Don Gifford, Robert Lovstad, Vickie . Kosstler, Connie McFarland, Clyde Moore, Robert Ortman, Duane Peter, Jim; Redemske, Judy Spry, LeAhn Wermers, Jean Wood, Claudeen Cranston, Joel Chipman. ' The Juniors are Nancy Ackerman, Paillette Arend, Jim Baer, Joyce Baumgard, Boyd Bristow, Janet Cherland, Linda Gardner, Norm* Harms, Dianne Hoppiu, Berhita Johnson, Diane Johnson, Charlotte Lippe, tiifttfefit Lappe, Michael Larson. Ha»M Uvmu, Phillip Mcfarisnd, Henry Meier, Linda Meyer, tt* ann Miller, Clint Patterson, San- dm Peterson, Ronald Presthua, Sandra Schrader, Max Shlpler, And &ob Ruhnke. The three act drama "Thunder on Sycamore Street" will be .given at & p.m. May 5 at Burt high school auditorium. Mary Jean Andrews and Lorraine Campney attended Officers training day at Lake Park April 25 and at Marathon April 28. Mrs. Burnadine Opheim, Dawn and John, returned Wednesday after several days at Iowa City for a checkup on the children; There were twelve members at Fidelis class April 27 at Erma Pratt's assisted by Karen Davies. Officers elected for the new year are President, Lorena Roark, vice, Lulu Hawcott, sec.-trea., Jessie Rash. Mrs. Helen Johnson, Mrs. Doris Larson and Mrs. Jim Gade and three children visited Wed nesday in Mankato, Minn., at Dean Reed's. Birthday Circle will meet May 10 with Mrs. Jessie Rash. Senior Skip Day for Burt will be May 8, 9 and 10 in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn. Mrs. Stanley Black and Mrs. Eugsne Wolf and 3 children, Bancroft, visited Tuesday in Humboldt at. Eugene ''-'.- Pedersen's. The Stanley Blacks and er,.Otto, Algona, spent the week end visiting Pvt. Gary' Black stationed at Fort Leonard Wood, Mb... ; -.,..-,. :• 101 — Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Reed celebrated her 101st birthday at the Walters Nursing Home in Panora on April 16th. Mrs. Reed, came from Pennsylvania when a small child and has lived in Iowa ever since. WvN w jm BBBHWeT^P™ h their sons, Roger of Swea Ctty, Wallace of New Cuflibtrlafid, P«., MarUn of Norfolk, Nebr., and their ttaughtcts, Maurtn* ( Gloria and Elaine, all of Swea City, I^^^^^B^^"^^""^^^^^^——— NOTICE VPVIN H^B^^V W^H Mil W Mr. and Mrs. Harry Unde, Swet City, will be honored Sun* day, May IS, at an Open Hou*e in the fellowship Hall of tiie Open Bible Church in Swea City, for their golden wedding anniversary from 2 to 5 p.m. There will be a short program at 2:00. They invite their Wend* and relatives. No invitations will be sent. Sponsors of the event will be 1 1 1 nn 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 n 1 1 1 1 1 in> 1 1 1 1 1 in mint 1 1 1 mi HI i in 1 1 1 MI This (i the Larson School of Malrstyling SUMMIR CLASS ICHIOULe, Monday, June 13 , ,,.., Monday, Juh/ It• • • ••• •Visit Anytime' 'Enroll Early' Classes are filling rapidly LARSON SCHOOL OF HAIRSTYLINO 203Vi Grand Ave. — Phone 262-5511 Spencer, l«wa \ • • • Mothers Day Gifts ore FREE Need Printing? Call the ADVANCE! BACK FROM EAST Rev. John Riebhoff, pastor of the Methodist church at Sanborn, Iowa, was appointed by Bishop Thomas to attend the bicentennial of American Methodism in Baltimore, Md. April 21 24. He visited friends in New York City and Long Island before returning home April 30. He is the son of the Lance E. Rjebhoffs, Burt. ATTENDS CONVENTION Postmaster and Mrs. Wallace Hawcott of Burt, Iowa 50522 was among four hundred Iowa Postmasters and guests who at tended the Thirty-First Annual Convention of the Iowa Chapter and the National association of postmasters April 24 through 27 at Cedar Rapids. IN GERMANY Pfc. Raymond C. Spry is participating in a signal field exercise near Kaiperlantern, Germany. Spry's unit with other signal units is conducting the exercise to improve communications under actual field conditions tie is a 1964 graduate of Burl nigh school and is the son of the Charles Sprys. NAME BOOK WINNERS Winning the books at the drawing at Burt Public library last week were: Adult, Ellen Stock; Young adult, Barbara Hamilton; 5th and 6th, Brae Holding; 3nd and 4th, Mary Stu der; 2nd, Lenny Davis. MEETS PAY EARLY W.S.C.S. meets a day early on May 3 at the Burt Methodis church as announced last week because of the conference a 1 Storm Lake May 4- The Junior-Senior Banque for Burt high school will be held at Charlie's Supper club Algona, April 29. The Prom wil be held at the school auditor! urn with music by- the Accents of Enunatsburg. Sejjjors are Jane BarslQu, Nancy Becker Doug Black, Merwyji Ciumuig SWEET GI FT SURPRISE... ' CANDIES perfect ior oil occasions 1 Ib. $2.15 L|TTLE -W^- 2 Ibs. $4.25 AMBASSADORS finest miniature chocolates THE GIFT BOX ~~ 1V4 Ibs, $2.40 selected chocolates and butter bpns 2V* Ibs, $3.50 ASSORTED CHQCOUTfS creams, nuts, chewy and crisp centers .2 Ibs. $345 Honsbruch Drug "YOUR ALGONA REXAU STORE" WE ONCE knew • rising young businessman who gave his wif« • wonderful Mother's ' Day present; breakfast in bed and the firm fatherly care of the youngsttrs all day. • WE ONCE knew a little girl who determined she'd give her mommy a scrumptious gift; ; she learned a poem! THIN THERE were the three married daughters who arrived at Mother's bright and early '. on Her Day and cleaned the house from top to bottom. One of them even darned ' Dad's socks. ; * A BUSY executive found he wasn't too busy to write his mother a ten-page letter, telling : her everything he'd been doing. A TEEN-AGE youngster swept out the garage, cut the grass, put up the screens and finished in a blase of glory by making his own room ship-shape. ANOTHER FAMILY took Mother on a picnic and for once they let her pick out the spot at which she wanted to stop. JOHN flew home for a visit, Mary called from California. And these wort the best pros* entsever, AH of which proves you don't have to deal with us to celebrate Mother's Day; you have to deal with yourself. Of course, if you're topping things off with • mysterious gift-wrapped box, we're more than proud to be represented, tut we can't sell you the most precious thing in the world to your Mother ™- your time — your thoughts -^yourself I FOR.6ET. t *• 'HOME OF QUALITY SINCE 1870" l-iM^lM | JUi'|ii'H*H^^^

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