The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 23, 1967 · Page 19
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4-Alfl«na (lo.) Upper De< MoJnei Thunday, Feb. 23, 1967 HHMiinnHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiM^ ..by Evelyn This is my farewell to you "Grace". I wish you were look- Ing over my shoulder to read what I have told you from time to time. I am glad I told you that you were a gallant lady; glad I told you how I enjoyed your witty column; glad I told you I didn't see how you could do so many things so well. We will never write that book we were to do together - we didn't ever have a name for It, nor for that matter, no topic, but It was to be a "best seller'' this phantom took we laughed about. We will miss you. There will never be another "Grace". My prayers for you were not answered the way I wanted them, but you must have fullfllled your destiny and now, in golden letters beside your name can be written "Mission Finished." God bless you. * * * Feb. 15 - Well, Valentine's Day is over and a nice one It was, weather-wise, as well as a meeting of Republican Women at the new Good Samaritan Home. We heard the program here via Inter-com. Appropriate refreshments were served at both homes before the program, then several women called here, and of course I enjoyed seeing them. * * * Our noon trays were very attractive too - a very good menu, favors from the Junior Auxiliary of Titonka, Valentine cards with a heart-shaped, red foil-covered piece of candy, and our dessert was red Jello In heart shape topped with whipped cream. Helen Hansen gave me a Valentine, as did Cecelia Rutledge and toher's was attached a stick of gum. Another Valentine was cinnamon rolls from Marg Dahl and a card suggesting "Lefs Nestle" and signed with x-x-x's from Gene Barry. We get a lot of fun talking about our "crushes". Gene Is so suave and handsome, but Marg has transferred her "affection" to Robert Stack, which leaves me with a clear field. What a good laugh we'd have It we could meet them in person. We might be greatly dsillusioned, so we'll Just have fun with our exaggerated admiration. And I wonder what they'd think of us? Better not to know, I guess! * * * I forgot to mention the cute favors on our supper trays. Two red gumdrops fastened together with saranwrap, and a sail attached to a toothpick and "Be My Valentine", written in red Ink on the sail I don't know who gave them. Then a group of girls, Scouts, I assume, went through the halls singing appropriate songs. * * * A letter from Esther Charlotte Smith who teaches at Charles City, had a Valentine look though written the 12th. She had typed It with a red ribbon. It was Charlotte's late father who drove Swea City's five volunteers to Algona to leave for Camp Dodge during WW I, those being Robert A. Haglund, dec- eased; Charles Hart, painter and decorator, present whereabouts unknown; Albert Carlson; John Sundoon, young Norwegian - American mechanic and blacksmith who had served in the army in Norway; Ralph Smith, uncle of Charlotte, deceased. Incidentally, she is sending mv item to his widow in San Angelo, Tex. His nieces and nephews in the area are Hugh Black, Mrs. George Kaln, Mrs. Paul Htlbert, Wayne Smith and Leona and David A. Smith. Her uncle was sent to various camps and was with a group preparing to be sent to France when the Armistice was declared. After his discharge he became a resident of Texas. His widow Is a sister of Rufe Davis, the actor who plays the part of Floyd in TV'S "Petticoat Junction." + * * I am always glad to get letters from my cousin, Gayle Henderson Kierulff of Pomona, and her reports on little Katie's progress. One bit of other news was that they are moving. She didn't say where, whether another house In Pomona or to Los Angeles, where It would mean less time spent in travel for Herbert. He will be in Washington, D.C. this week in conference of economists and will also be setting up contacts in the Department of Commerce. He will also spend an evening with a friend who was best man at their wedding and is a major in the Air Force now working at the Pentagon. Herb is now a civilian. After six years in the Army Reserves, he has received his discharge and as Gayle puts It, "Now Uncle Sam can't grab him whenever he might want to." + + * Thank you, Minnie Long, for your invitation, but I don't think I'll be able to make it to the Lodt Art Club. Power to you Minnie! You far surpass me in pepl * * * Some time ago, I mentioned Sara Clark and her odd married name. She says the story behind It is that when her husband Harold's grandfather came to this country his name was Kviste. He settled near Slayton, Minn., and' there it was found there was another family by the same name. To avoid confusion grandpa Hans decided to change it to Qvisle. V just didn't go with Q so they changed it to U. Later the children decided to add a Y so today it Is QUISLE Y. Few of their family are in the United States. Most are still in Norway. Harold is the only one in the U.S. as his uncles never married. So everyone was happy when Harold and Sara had a son David to carry on the name especially grandpa Quisley. * * * Ann Clark is the proud possessor of a genuine jade necklace sent to her by her son John who is in service in San Diego, Calif. I told her to drop by some day I'd like to see it. I can't tell a real pearl from a phony, but you can't fool me on diamonds. I have a friend whose son was in service in the second Too rushed to chat? You need a Kitchen Helperphone You get more done when you have a handy, helpful Trimline* extension phone in your kitchen. So pretty-practical, too. The lighted dial comes to you! TO ORDER, call the telephone business office or ask your telephone man. Northwestern Bell war and while in Japan he picked up a black pearl at a shop and the price was very reasonable. A fellow buddy wanted to buy It, but this lad said, "No, I'm taking it home to my mother. The mounting is only silver, but I fancy the ring and I believe she'd like it." The buddy made another offer of $15 dollars, I believe it was - anyhow an amount quite a bit more than this lad paid for it. He still refused to sell, and believe it or not, when the pearl was appraised by a reputable firm, it was estimated to be worth $500. Not knowing pearls, I'd have probably been fool enough to take the small sum offered. The donor was as astonished as his parents. My cousin Melvin Henderson was a red head, likewise his daughter Gayle and her little Katie, two of his aunts were redheads, on the Cady side my grandfather had a redheaded sister, my dad had red hair, so did I. Gerald Cady passed his red hair on to his daughter Jean, but some of us darkened as my dad, Gerald and Jean did. Gayle wrote she had read red heads are a vanishing group but I called the Louis Reillys and of the 17 children, 11 are red heads, and I MEAN red headsl Well, long may the henna last for those who want to be Tltlans - or are already. I've always been told my father wanted the stork to bring him a red haired daughter, and "Doc" obliged. Having the wish granted, I suspect my parents figured leave well- enough along - be satisfied with ONE chick - so that was that. Father Schumacher of St. Joe was here the other evening to see Casper Thllges who has not been as well as usual. He stopped in to chat with me, was astonished that I am the Evelyn of Tidbits and said, "How in the world do you get your material? I read it all the time and enjoy It, but didn't know It was written by someone in the home." I said, "Oh, it just sort of throws itself together." * * * Mrs. Clyde Snere is a resident at the new home and two women were here from Spencer Sunday to see her. I directed them to the new home and when they said they were from Spencer I asked if they knew the Sonder- gaards. They said, "Yes, Indeed. They are very good friends." So I sent greetings to Jens. Caroline died several months ago. And "Jlggs", the mayor, was recently married. I can't remember his real name and neither could they. * * * I was talking with Helen Johnson the other day, asking where her daughter Mrs. Evers was. I'd been trying to get her to ask for news. Somehow we got to talking about ice cream. She said, "Did you ever eat snow ice cream?" -I said, "Yes Indeed - dozens and dozens of times." Mother would get newly fallen snow, so clean and white, add some cream, vanilla and sugar - of course It melted quickly and had to be consumed in a hurry, but is sure was good, believe It or not. I have found out more about Nettle Dltsworth. Sue is a widow and married to Mr. Dorsett. Her home is at Lucedale, Miss., and she does a lot of traveling. She was here for a class reunion a few years ago and now she comes to my mind clearly. There was a Yeager family who lived neighbors to aunt Eva and uncle Bert Goddard in Bancroft and the Yeager girl married a Ditsworth, a connection of Nettie. Thanks to Mrs. Roy Ditsworth for the added information. + * * We had a "Jiggs" dinner recently. Remember Jiggs of the funnies years ago who was so fond of corned beef and cabbage? I'm a "Jeggsette". Or how about "Jiggsorine?" * * * When Mrs. Herb Hedlund was in Fort Dodge not long ago, Algona was mentioned and Irene Mallory, with whom she was talking, asked about Bertha Godfrey. Forty-five years ago she and Bertha taught In Humboldt. She asked her address as she wants to write to her so I told Mrs. Hedlund to ask Hazel Lusby. Bertha lives in Ames, but that is as much as I knew. I watched the "Bake Off "Tuesday, and hoped our Marie Dutton would win at least a thousand dollar prize. One recipe mentioned canned vegetable soup in BREAD, or was It muffins -ughl Wasn't that the $25,000 winner? I'd liked to have sampled it and some of the other things. All looked so good. Well, she got a nice trip out of it, a new stove and I don't remember what other loot, so it was worth trying for. * * * On a day like this think of a cookout in the back yard or Calls State Park and thin, "The bastings in life are free." Or if you like to ski, "To the ski novice a mole hill IS a mountain." Cresco Chums The meeting of the Cresco Chums was held Feb. 14 at the Extension office, Hostesseswere Becky Buscher and Zelda Meehlhause. Diane Roethler gave an Illustrated talk on "Grooming my Dresser" and Nancy Weydert, "Decision Making.' MaryBesch gave a demonstration on storage in the home. Guests were Debbie Arend, Carla Laubenthal, Marl McCullough, Diane Bode, Judy Berger, Mrs. Clifford Teeter, Mrs. James WUdin, Mrs. C. E. " Zaugg, Mrs. Velma Patton, Mrs. Edmund Frideres, Mrs. Les WUdin, Mrs. Virgil Roethler, Mrs. Kenneth Roethler, Mrs. SJOGREN'S GROCERY OPEN EVERY NIGHT AND SUNDAY YOUR COMPLETE SERVICE FOOD STORE MEATS - BEVERAGES - ICE WE DELIVER EVERY DAY PHONE 295-3455 •^•••••••••MHMII^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^l^HIHHi^^^^^HII ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••BBBBB•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••! the Ultimate in modern living ...an all-electric home •J )e=> 0 0 C=3 \ J Electric quick-recovery water heating • full housepower wiring • light for living . . . indoor and outdoor lighting for beauty, safety, convenience • electric cooking • refrigerator-freezer • electric heating . . . and air conditioning for year 'round comfort and convenience • major electric conveniences . . . electric washer and dryer, dishwasher, disposer, and others you can have now or plan to add at a later date. Algona Municipal Utilities Richard Simpson, Mrs. Bill Specht, Mrs. Matt Erdman, Mrs Martin Meehlhause and Mrs. Bob Buscher. NFO Dinner John Kuch, Tuscola county, Mich, farmer and member of the national board of directors of the NFO, will be featured speaker a the Whole Hog Sausage and Pancake Supper to be held in the all-purpose room at the Armstrong Community School March 2 at 6 p. m. The dinner is being sponsored by the Emmet County NFO. Erosion Control Bids Among bids to be taken Feb. 28 by the Iowa State Highway Commission Is one In Kossutn county for 10.7 m.'les of erosion control on Iowa 226, from the Junction of U. S. 18 north to Tltonka. Buy a Buick LeSabre stripped and here's what you get. Dual Horns Safety Rims Self-adjusting Brakes Finned Brake Drums Dual Master Cylinder Brake System Step-On Parking Brake Energy Absorbing Steering Column Crank-operated Vent Windows Directional Signals& Lane Change Signal Outside Rearview Mirror Deluxe Steering Wheel Dual-Key Locking System Safety Locks Passenger-Guard Door Locks Rear Seat Ash Trays Cross-Flow Radiator Full-FlowOil Filter Delcotron Generator 220-hp. 340-2 V-8 G,000-mile Lubed Front Suspension 15-inch Wheels Reusable Air Cleaner Element Heater and Defroster Dual Speed Windshield Wiper and Windshield Washer LJpper Instrument Panel Pad Glove Compartment Light Smoking Set Day and Night Inside Rearview Mirror Padded Sun Visors 3-speed Manual Transmission (synchronized in all forward gears) 4-way Hazard Warning Flasher Seat Belts- Front and Rear Carpeting Front Door-operated Courtesy Light Dual Side Arm Rests- Front and Rear Magic-Mirror Finish Back-up Lamps CHECK THE BARGAIN EXTRAS AT THE BUICK VALUE CARNIVAL MJdK or tICIllfNCE SEE YOUR QUALITY BUICK DEALER. BUICK DEALER IN THIS AREA: SCHULTZ BROS. SOUTH PHILLIPS ALGONA STRONG CHURCHES.. Make Strong Communities — // Timothy 2:15 Present yourself to God every day, in the manner in which you conduct the affairs of your family and your business. One need not be ashamed to show goodness and belief in God. Such is the sign of strength, not weakness. Live with truth, every day of your life, and your days will be happy and blessed. Read your BIBLE doily and GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY These Special Weekly Church Messages brought to you by the following PUBLIC-SPIRITED BUSINESSES: VAN'S CAFE Junction 18 & 169 ESSER DRY CLEANERS FREE Pick-up and Delivery Phone 295-2827 - Algona, Iowa ZENDER'S Clothing for Men and Boyi POST MOVING and STORAGE Local & Long Pittance Phone 295-2275 - Algona, Iowa PIONEER HI-BRED CORN CO. Herb Hedlund, Production Manager Perry Colllnj, Experimental Mgr. METRONICS, INC. O. B. Harmei "Super Speed" Tooli FARMERS SERVICE CENTER, Inc. Merton Ro»$, Mgr. COLONIAL MOTEL Junction 18 & 169 SHILTS BROWNBILT SHOE STORE "The Shoe Store That Takei Care of Your Feef" Algona Tel. 295-5371 Iowa B. WIBBEN, Bldg. Contractor 122 S. Heckart St. - AlgorTa, Iowa KLEIN'S FAKM SUPPLY , e Eqal 216 Weit State Street, 295-5206 ERNIE WILLIAMS John Deere Farm Equipment Highway 18 Eait - Tel. 295-3561 ALGONA VAULT SERVICE Algona, Iowa JOE BRADLEY EQUIPMENT Oliver - GMC Trucki - Gehl Firejtone Tlrei - StanhoUt KOSSUTH MUTUAL INS. ASSN. Your Friend - Before and After the Firt ALGONA IMPLEMENT CO. Your Friendly IH Dealt) - 295-3501 IH Tracton - Trucki - Farm Equipment

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