The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 23, 1967 · Page 27
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Cfye&lgona tipper ALOONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1967 mwfc \ltaU OR ACI Editor's Note: The first column of "Woman's World" was printed In the August 4, 1949 edition of The Algona Upper Des Molnes. From that time on, Esther Grace Slgsbee never missed a week with her column until her recent illness and subsequent death. The Upper Des Moines reprints here the first column she wrote for "Woman's World." - o - IN PREPARING THIS column I was told It should contain items of interest mainly to women. But how can a woman talk about anything without getting some men Into the conversation topic? Well, what do we girls talk about over our coffee cups, at our club meetings and out in the back yard while hanging out the wash ? Isn't it mostly children, food, local affairs and our husbands ? - o - THE MEN SOMETIMES scornfully label It chatter, yakity-yak and just plain gossip, but we girls know that we don't gossip any more than the men when they get together. We Just talk important things - important to us, anyway. - o - ANY MOTHER KNOWS that the bright sayings of her children are more important than what some Congressman says clear out in Washington. Sometimes the children make just as much sense. When baby cuts a tooth, It's just as exciting as any sports world speed record, and if the little cherubs are really going good they can almost wreck as many things as any tornado that comes into the news. When we find a new set of ideas for meal planning our interest in them Just about equals the interest in plans for world peace. - o - \ IT SEEMS TO ME THAT we have a local abundance of both extra- cute children and extra-good cooks. Just to name a few of the latter, there's Mrs. David King, Dot Smith, Mrs. C. B. Murtagh, Mrs. Ted Larson, Ollie Robinault, Mrs. Charles LaBarre, Mrs. Anna Hanson and Mrs. Hugh Post. Some with a few less years of experience are Alma Stoffel, Val Williams, June Mawdsley, Jean Miner and Lavon Lindhorst. And of course, there are many, many more. - o- IF OUR HUSBANDS ONLY knew it, sometimes they are partly at fault, too, when they complain about the daily bill-of-fare lacking interest. Sometimes a meal that looks highly attractive at six loses quite a bit of its glamour when it has to wait for the man of the house to show about seven. - o - AND SOME WOMEN. ARE saddled with finicky husbands who don't like this or that .... and then some are blessed with guys who will eat almost anything, which is my case .... in fact he frequently does .... all mixed up together to prevent throwing out leftovers. Anyway, Heaven please deliver me from having to cook for a strictly "meat, potatoes and pie" man. - o - LADIES AT A RECENT sewing club meeting were raving about a hot weather drink served them by Mrs. J. S. Thomas. It was a mixture of iced tea and orange juice. The ice cubes were frozen pineapple juice with a mint leaf in them. They said it was just right for a warm afternoon. However, the 20 or so small fry in our neighborhood still go all out for a big pitcher of gaudy- colored, to me, slightly nauseating mixture of lime, orange, cherry and grape, separately or all together. - o - NOW THAT I'VE STARTED this column I could use a little feminine help .... so send in your items or recipes .... the doings of the small tots are worth recording, too, as well as club activities and general news. Perhaps someone has abettor name for this column. If so, we'd welcome receiving suggestions. (Editor's Note - No one ever had a better name). Senfral Not To Have An AFS Student LONE ROCK - The Sentral High School chapter of the Future Teachers of America (FTA) announces there will be no foreign exchange student at Sentral next year nor in the for- seeable future. The American Field Service (AFS) has recently adopted the policy of denying chapters to very small towns because the foreign students have not been happy In such surroundings. Isabella H. Sommerhoff, divisional director of AFS writes: "We appreciate your interest and concern very much. We have had an extraordinary number of inquiries this year and I am sorry that 1 must tell you that we feel we are unable to encourage the participation of small communities." Members of the Sentral FTA are most grateful to individuals and groups who indicated such warm interest in this project. The students regret keenly that it proved unsuccessful. - o- WED 25 YEARS Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Krause of Lone Rock are being honored on their silver wedding anniversary March 5 at 2 p.m. Open house is being sponsored by their children at the Legion hall in Lone Rock. All relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend. No other invitations are being sent. - o The American Legion Auxiliary will have another card party Feb. 23 at 8 p.m at the Legion hall In Lone Rock. There will be prizes, lunch and free will offering. Riverdale Rustlers I Rlverdale Rustler I met at St. Joseph's Hall, Feb. 18. Hostesses were Mlchele, Maribeth and Paula Thilges. Pledge of Allegiance was led by Theresa Kohlhaas and 4-H Hedge by Barbara McGuire. Illustrated talks were given by Darlene Plathe, Judy and Ruth Thilges, Lenora Hilbert, Sue Reding and demonstrations by Maribeth Janice Erpelding. Guest mothers were Mrs. Marcel Reding, Mrs. Marvin Reding, Mrs. Edwin Thilges, Mrs. Albert Thilges, Mrs. Eugene Zeimet, Mrs. Dorothy Kohlhaas and leaders - Mrs. Ted Hilbert, Mrs. Alvin Klein. Colleen Reding was nominated as queen candidate for Fun night. She Reding and Mrs. Marcel Reding were awarded the prizes. The C. D. A. card party in St. Joseph's school hall Sunday evening was attended by over 100 persons, with Mrs. Harold Roethler, Mrs. Marvin Reding, Peter Becker and Harold Roethler receiving high and second high prizes. John Bormann received the plate prize. On March 5 the court will sponsor a card party in the evening with the following committee in charge: Mary Jane Origer, Mrs. Ed Bormann, Mildred Bormann, Mrs. Connie Kunkel, Mrs. Don Reding, Mrs. Ray Thilges, Mrs. Bob Berte and Mrs. Vernon Berte. NATIONAL GUARD IN ALGONA Sat v Feb. 25-2 to 4 p.m. At National Guard Armory, Fairgrounds Free Coffee-Doughnuts-All Are Welcome B Btry 1 st How Bn 194th Arty Camp Ripley, Minn. — 1966 19(7 ROSTER OF THE ALGONA GUARD UNIT: COMMANDING OFFICER CAPTAIN HOWARD W. STEPHENSON EXECUTIVE OFFICER - 1ST LIEUTENANT GERALD G. THATCHER 1ST SERGEANT (E-8) JAMES E. KELLEY CHIEF OF FIRING BATTERY (SFC E-7) WILLIAM D. DETRICK ADMIN. SUPPLY TECH. (SFC E-6) ROBERT J. MORITZ STAFF SERGEANTS (E-6) PAUL W, GRONBACH SERGEANTS (E-5) ROBERT J. AREND WAYNE R. ARNDORFER DEAN L. BENSCHOTER MARK B. ELBERT JERRY E. KOESTLER ROBERT F. KRAFT RUSSELL G. ROTH ROGER E SHIPLER KERMIT W. STUDER KENNETH L. TRAUB VALGENE R. WESTLING ROGER D. WOOD SPECIALIST FIVE (E-5) J. D. ANDREWS DUANE C. DITTMER ROBERT M. SNEDDEN CORPORAL (E-4) RICHARD L. BANWART DAVID L CINK KENNETH H, DEWAARO WAYNE E. FEHR GEORGE W. HATTLE DARREL G. JENSEN JEROME T. LAUBENTHAL DONALD J. MADSEN LARRY L. PEARSON THOMAS E. ULSES SPECIALISTS FOUR (E-4) FLOYD J. BAAS PETER A BESCH LARRY K. BONNSTETTER DAVID J. CARLSON LEROY D. DAVIS ARNOLD D. EDEN GORDON B. GARRISON RICHARD E. GATTON DUANE H. HILBERT JOHN M. HOOD MARVIN A. MEYER DURWOOD L NELSON JAMES M.. ROUPE TERRY L. SCHAFER MARK A. SEELEY LARRY K. WESTLING PRIVATE 1ST CLASS (E-3) AUGUST R. BAUMANN MICHAEL B. BONNSTETTER JAMES W. BROOKS DAVID J. DOOCY CHARLES P. DOYLE RICHARD J ERPELDING IVAN L FREY HAROLD G. HARMS ROBERT G. HARMS ROGER W. HRUBES JULIUS H. IRMITER RICHARD J. KEMAN KEITH E. KLINKSIEK EDGAR A. MEYER CHRISTIAN A. NYGAARD JON R OSTRANDER WILBUR C, PIHL LARRY E. STOHR KIRK M. STRUTHERS KENNETH R. TERHARK DUANE L. THILGES HENRY F. ULMANN ROGER D. WILCOX PRIVATE (E-2) DONALD M. BESCH RAYMOND E. BROWN ROBERT J ERPELDING EUGENE R', FRANKL RONALD J. FRANKL RICHARD C. FRIDERES RONALD N. FRIDERES DEAN J. GRANDGENETT DENNIS L. HEERDT THOMAS C. KELLNER THOMAS J. MCLEISH MICHEAL H. MILLER STEVEN J MILLER DAVID L NAIL THOMAS G. OTIS NORMAN H. ROTH JOHN L. SCUFFHAM JERALD J. THILGES LEROY M. THILGES ROGER L. THILGES PAUL J. ULSES ROBERT J. WEBER PRIVATE (E-1) ELDON P ERPELDING DENNIS M, LONG ROBERT E. THILGES SPONSORED BY THESE FIRMS IN APPRECIATION OF THE NATIONAL GUARD: METRONICS, Incorporated O, B, Harmes ALGONA, IA. North Central Public Service Your Gas Company ALGONA, IA. WEIDENHOFF CORPORATION ALGONA, IA. Cook's Welders Supply Co. ALGONA, IA. Pioneer Hi-Bred Corn Company ALGONA, IA. UNIVERSAL Mfg. Company Authorized FORD Reconditioners ALGONA, IA. ** ******* THE SECURITY STATE BANK With Office In LuVerne ALGONA, IA. HONSBRUCH Rexall Drug H. M. "Dutch" Honsbruch ALGONA, IA. *-*************•**

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