The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 20, 1967 · Page 14
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 14

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 20, 1967
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It has been a good many years since I've seen Adris, but my sympathy goes to the entire family. * * * Another death which has touched Algonans is that of Mrs. Marion (Amelia) Burbank, former Algonan and Mason City resident many years. I never knew her but I remember Marion well. He used to deliver ice for Mr. Magnusson. I can see that big wagon, the chunks of ice covered with canvas to keep it from melting too much, arid Marion made stops at homes, cut off wedges of ice to fit the ice boxes and there were always small pieces that would chip off. We youngsters would pick up' the chips, wash them, and how good and cool they were. Then came Charley Taylor's factory. He made the BEST ice cream I ever ate. When Mabel Walker was in my room this morning we got to reminiscing and she said, "Wasn't that Taylor made ice cream good!" I wish I had a dish of it right now. I don't recall when the Burbanks moved to Mason City. They kept in close contact with friends here and visited back and forth frequently. Amelia was here May 21 and had a fainting spell at Audrey Frye's. The next day she entered Mercy hospital at Mason City and May 24 Lizzie Post and I and two others were in Mason City. Lizzie took some flowers to her but the nurse said she was not to stay but a moment. Then word of her death came. She was only 67 and mother of three children, Glendora, Loretta and Lyle. * * * I don't suppose Lawrence Welk will ever see my letter, his secretary will probably take care of it and toss it in the waste basket. But I relieved my mind by saying I thought he was making a big mistake in letting the Lennon sisters leave his program as was written up in a recent TV magazine. The girls have helped make his show - they seem like friends. After all, I suppose Pll have to let him run his own business, and just as long as he is on the air Pll be tuned in for his is my kind of music. The girls weren't on the Saturday program, he made no explanation. It is evident the stork is hovering over at least two of the girls and a third is suspected. Think of our little Janet being a mother! We have become accustomed to Peggy and Diane as mamas. * * * It is odd how times have changed. As a child it was always mama and papa - then all at once I went to Mother and Dad. Zada Brunson never out-grew her "nunkie" for her uncle Glen Brunson. * * * I wish Earl Bradley could see the changes in his beloved "Calls Pasture". And more to come when Don Tietz and Kyle Keith get started on the new homes to be built there. Little old Algona sure has a "new look." * * * Quite a severe electrical storm was dished up to us last night (June 7). I don't like the cracking of thunder nor the flashes of lightning, so I turned my back toward the windows, faced the wall, and hoped for the best, then fell into a deep slumber thinking, well, there's nothing I can do about it. At home we had a little old fashioned glass lamp filled with kerosene just in case electricity failed. Thank goodness we never had to use it. Two women I have talked with this morning said they got up and turned the lights on and were happy the power was not off. How dependent we are on electricity. Bless good old Benjamin Franklin! And Edison. * * * We will welcome Leslie Norton back at Good Samaritan for the summer. She has been attending Junior College at Estherville and will return there in the fall. She was in to see me yesterday and has a beautiful tan she got at the lakes. It's a wonder tome that there has been enough sun for a tan. * * * Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Hutzell have purchased the J. J. Wadleigh home. They are doing considerable remodeling. The Tom Aarons have purchased the Mrs. Ella Welch house. It will be better recognized as the old Col. R. H. Spencer house formerly on McGregor street. The house built there is a bungalow and owned by the Charles Hinkens. I was in the Spencer house many years ago when the Col. and his wife Emily lived there. There were some additions at the back which have been removed and I believe Ted Vera bought it and moved it to its present location. * * * I am so glad my item in the UDM on the Brian Hike letter and picture helped restore the picture of her husband to her. * * * I had four little callers last evening Dixie Keith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Keith, and her cousins, Shelley and Lori Keith, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Keith - AND a robin that foolishly got off the nest to see the world, or perhaps was shoved out by his parents to make it on his own. He was a good sized lad or lassie, and opened a mouth wide enough to almost swallow him or herself. There was no reason for that for food had been given in plenty not long before the call here. The problem was what to do with it - keep it from a prowling cat. But Kyle is a smart man and I am sure he figured out a way to save the fledgling. The bird seemed to rather enjoy being fondled and his head and back stroked gently. He knew he was in friendly hands. Sort of reminded me of the little pet chickens I used to have. A chat with Velma Hagg this morning revealed the Albert Haggs are leaving Saturday from Monrovia, Calif, for a visit here with their sons and daughter and families and will be house guests of Albert's brother, Ed and wife. While the Haggs are headed this way, the Jess Riddles were headed back to their home at Claremont, Calif. They had intended to spend the most of the summer here but Jess didn't feel too well, though he sure looked in the pink the day he called on me a few days ago. To start out on a long trip like that, and his wife doesn't drive, seems to me to be sort of a gamble. The Clarence Hunts promised to go to his aid should he meet with difficulties, but I still can't agree with Jess' decision to head for home. * * * I was interested in reading that Sweden has turned from left to right hand traffic. Wouldn't it seem awkward to us to have to drive on the left side? The article said the only places left with left driving are Great Britain, Ireland, Cypress and Malta. * * * I am so glad the Duke of Windsor was given such a nice welcome. Pve always felt sorry for his loss of family, but have admired him for the attitude he took regarding "the woman I love." * * * I know everybody had wondered how spaghetti and macaroni get the holes, or tubes in them. Now Adrian Casler, Linda Schmidt, Andy Schneider and Mrs. August Schmidt know. They were recently at Braidwood, HI. and Roger Bierstedt, son of Mrs. Schmidt, works at the Rossi and Sons Macaroni Co. and showed them the machines in action. They were shown around the factory seeing how the flour mixture starts and down to the finished product. They were making spaghetti the night the group was shown around and it takes a great deal of processing. Tuesday, June 20, 1967 Algeria (la.) Upper DM Molrwt-7 DRIVE-IN ENDS TUESDAY JUNE 20th KISSES FOR MY PRESIDENT AND FLIGHT OF THE PHOENIX ADULTS - $1.00 CHILDREN UNDER 12 - FREE ENDS WEDNESDAY JUNE 21tt Michael Caine in FUNERAL IN BERLIN in color The Methodists are planning a project like this. I wonder if some child will wonder as this one did. At the ground-breaking for anew educational unit, each child in the church school turned over a small spade of dirt. Later in the day, one little girl was asked what had happened that morning. "Well," she replied, "We dug for a new Sunday school but didn't find it." BMfflUfflnilll ISWEA-EAGLE j I By Mrs. Kenneth Brones 1 Mrs. William Thompson, With other alumni who sang in choruses and glee clubs at Morningside while in College, were invited back during commencement to a banquet and to put on a concert under the direction of John Halloran, choral director of the Dean Martin show. Mrs. Paul Hanson (Patricia Bailey) recently arrived here from Glendale, Calif., to spend the summer with her parents, the Elmer Baileys. Mrs. Bailey flew to California and drove home with her daughter. Mrs. William Gies was a medical patient at Holy Family Hospital Wednesday to Friday. William Gies entered Holy Family Hospital Friday for treatment and was scheduled for surgery Tuesday morning. Nels Godfredson was taken by ambulance from Good Samaritan Rest Home at Algona to Lutheran Hospital, Fort Dodge, Saturday where he was to undergo surgery Tuesday. Several local persons attended Committal services for Mrs. Lloyd Crossley at Radcliff Saturday. Mrs. Crossley was the former Keo Kesler, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kesler, Swea City. Attending from this area were Mrs. Francis Torine, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Clark, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Kluger, Mr. and Mrs. Selmer Uhr, Mrs. Freda Barger, and Sam Link. Watches need the tops in repairs Second rate doesn't last. A pure waste. Let us solve your watch woes . . . economically, permanently! ftEOISTEKED JEW EUR AMERICAN MM SOCICTY OLD T-V HARD ON YOUR EYES? A poor television picture can hamper the vision of both children and adults. Don't take chances . . „ WHY WAIT- CALLUS.. 295-3215 Protect your family's eyes with good T-V viewing I 18" RECTANGULAR COLOR T-V $O3a per week— *• NO DOWN PAYMENT total - $299,95 with trade ( Electronic Specialties! 616 Diagonal St. Afgona

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