The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 3, 1967 · Page 1
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The surgery was never successful but finally did get her in a sitting position. She had the courage to marry, and the man had courage too, knowing she would never be any better. They moved to California; she does the housework from her wheel chair. She should have no more credit than brave Adele White, who did the same after stricken with multiple sclerosis a few years after her marriage. She is a second floor resident here, so I don't get to see her but hear the comments on her ' cheerful acceptance of an incurable ailment. There are so many sad cases in the world, and I think I must be in an exceptionally mellow mood this morning, dwelling on these unhappy things. My mood is partly due, I think, to an ankle that feels better, and a delightful breeze is coming in my window. - o - Hip hip hurray! The Albert Haggs have purchased the house at 504 South Moore street, now occupied by Molly MacDonald and her family and will be going back to Monrovia, Calif, to pack what they will want here. They are so happy at coming back to their children and old friends. After all, in spite of having made many friends there, there's nothing like the old ones and closeness to family and grandchildren. - o - I knew this event was pending but I failed to see the license notice. So now I will announce the marriage of Ruby Murtha and Clarence Macumber June 30 in Trinity Lutheran church, Rev. Friedrich officiating. A re- ception was held at the K.C.hall. They recently returned from a wedding trip to Yellowstone Park, the Black Hills, Teton Mountains and other western points of interest. Mrs. Macumber will continue her work at Metronics, Inc. Starts Today/ Our bright, new back-to-school Dress Carnival! $ 5 and $ 6 It's time to plan their new semester wardrobes, Mom! Start them off with these crisp looks in Fortrel" polyester cottonl They're Penn-Presr", too—less homework for you! No ironing, ever! Girls'7-14. LIMITED TIME! 20% OFF our regular prices for custom draperies made to your measure and decorator fabrics by-the-yard. A select group of over 2500 beautiful fabrics from our custom fabric collection! Designer prints, florals, stripes, provincials and a mass of moderns! Interesting textures. Fine quality from top decorator fabric houses! CHARGE IT OPEN FRIDAY 'TIL 9 It was nice having a picnic supper on our tray the other noon - potato salad, baked beans, hot bologna and pineapple. Remember that old song- "What's more fun than a picnic party. 'Vittls* all on the ground. Bugs in the butter, ants in the milk and skeeters buzzin' around". Well, this was a comfortable picnic, nary a bug, ant or mosquito. One doesn't see ground picnics much any more. Table and bench picnics are more comfortable and with insect repellents, we don't have to dig and scratch so much. - o - I hear some sawing over west so I know a tree or trees will be vanishing. That's one thing I hate seeing done, unless it's an absolute necessity. So many years to grow a tree — so short a time to fell it. How I hated to see that huge maple tree in our back yard go down, but it was rotting in the center where a limb had broken some time ago and the expense of fixing it was greater than we cared to pay. It housed woodpeckers, squirrels and bees. We always planned having a breakfast and use the 36-inch stump for a table, but never got around to it—and now Pm out of the neighborhood and the stump is gone completely. Earl Rich just came in and told me the trees are being taken down to make way for curb and gutter on Williams street, past the Nasby and McKim homes and link up with the Kennedy street branch leading to the new Good Samaritan Home. Ex-Ledyard Girl Receives College Degree I i NT MISS THE KOSSUTH COUNTY I don't know a thing about this, but in a chat with friends, they wondered why hospitals at' Spencer and Emmetsburg are rated ahead of Algona's. They had a few conjectures, but I hate having Algona lag in ANYTHING - especially a hospital. What is the solution ? Wasn't it Harlan Miller who always said "Seek it lovingly" or some such remark. It seems to me when air conditioning was mentioned when the hospital was built, it was not considered good for the patients. Times change and now it is considered beneficial. I know Pve been in places where I thought it much too cold so I play it safe and take a light wrap with me — just in case. - o- I noticed in the daily Gov. Hughes has made some appointments to examing units. Among them was Tom Kenefick, Eagle Grove, board of pharmacy examiners, a nephew of our Dr. John Kenefick. - o - Faith and begorrah I The Sullivan sisters, Sheila and Molly, couldn't get away from their clan! Molly married a MacDonald, a Scotsman, and Sheila will be wedded to a McIntyre, an Irishman. It would meet with their father's approval - he being Irish — and there are countless Scotch-Irish families. Sheila has led an interesting life - varied and in places of interest. She is at present in publicity with General Mills. The couple will be at home in Minneapolis. My congratulations and best wishes. SHERRY SCHAUMBERG LEDYARD - Sherry Klinksiek Schaumberg, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Klinksiek, graduated from Mankato State College July 15 with a bachelor of science degree in elementary education and an area in music. She did her practice teaching at Hoover School in North Mankato and will be teaching first grade in the new elementary building at Belle Plaine, Minn, this fall. Mrs. Schaumberg is a 1964 graduate of Ledyard High School. In honor of the occasion, her parents entertained friends and relatives at a 12:30 lunc!^ MI; at the Century Club in ManKu ; ."•!lowing the exercises. Atiei rimg were the guest of honor; her husband Paul, Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo.; Pam and Denise Klinksiek; Mrs. Keith Klinksiek, Mrs. August Klinksiek, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Klinksiek and Cynthia, Mrs. Harold Warner, Becky and Sandy, Mrs. Ted Thilges and Mrs. Steve Mallory, Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Brandt, Rev. Victor Vriesen, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Blome, Mrs. Donald Haas, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schaumberg, all of Elmore, Judy Pehler, Fairmont, and Barbara Killer, Good Thunder, Minn. In winter we relish chili and soups. Be thankful we aren't Eskimos who live year round on fish and blubber, I guess. Never studied the Eskimos much, nor their eating habits. I'd rather be in Hawaii with the pineapples. I wonder what their poi is. Pll have to read up on that. We always credit the Chinese with chop suey but I've been told it was really dreamed up by an American. Well, he sure had imagination. Pd rather have good old Boston baked beans and Boston brown bread. Mother used to make both, and the bread was steamed in cans. Oh, was it good! How we cling to the good things "mother made". And dried raspberry pie I I suppose a grocer would fall in a faint at the mere mention of dried raspberries. I have my chafing dish here and think of the steaks and mushrooms cooked in it for a late snack shared by mother and dad, the boy friend and me. Um-m-m-m! - o - A truer word was never said — "Washington- the city bureau- ful". DAYS & NIGHTS AUGUST 15-16-17-18 PROGRAM OF THK FAIR The gates will be open to visitors 1'rom 7:00 A.M. to midnight each day of the Fair. Monday, August 14: 1:00 p.m.—Judging of horses. 3:00 p.m.—Judging of 4-H projects (Home Economic) Tuesday, August 15: 8:00 a.m.—Judging of Purebred Swine, Dairy, 4-H exhibits (non-livestock and Home Economics) 9:00 a.m.—Judging of Floral Hall exhibits, 4-H Garden, Poultry and Rabbis, and Crops. 8:30 p.m.—Stock Car Race. Wednesday, August 16: 8:00 a.m.—Judging of purebred beef heifers and 4-H exhibits (Home Economic) 8:15 a.m.—Judging of baby beef. 3:00 p.m.—4-H Dog Obedience Show. 7:30 p.m.—Tractor pulling contest. Thursday, August 17: 8:30 a.m.—Judging of market lambs, followed by purebred sheep 10:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.—Judging of market swine. 2:00 p.m.—Shrine White Horse Patrol. 6:00 p.m.—Free Barbecue. 8:00 p.m.—Shrine White Horse Patrol. Friday, August 18: 8:00 a.m.—Sale of sheep and swine. 9:00 a.m.—Sale of baby beef. 8:30 p.m.—Stock Car Race (Kossuth County Fair Championship.) $1,000 guaranteed purse. Vriccs of AdmissionDay and Night General Admission, Adult _; 1 $ -50 General Admission, Children 13 yrs. to 10 yrs. .25 General Admission, Children 10 yrs. and under iFree Auio or Vehicle Free Grandstand General Admission, Evening $1.00 Children 10 years and under to age 5 $ .50 Tractor Pulling Contest Adults 50c, Children 25o GREAT ENTERTAINMENT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Many Californians brag about the BIG things they can raise or have. Pll bet Iowa can beat them on hail stones, so I sent the picture of G. A. Wittkopf and his huge stone to my cousin Gayle with the remark "Pll bet California can't beat this." We have a male resident here who is ALWAYS on the "mule" side. He scorned the remark of another man about the item in the paper. His eyesight is poor and he can't read, but he's always ready to argue. - o - Well, it 'pears like the good old summer time has finally hit us - and after asking for it, we aren't too happy about upper 80*s and lower 90degrees. Thank goodness we have a pop dispenser here and ice cold drinks are available. The worst trouble we have is converting larger coins to dimes and nickels. - o - i How our appetites vary with the weather. Tonight honeydew melon and white grapes given me by a very good and thoughtful friend was just the right topping. r illlUllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll HOSPITAL 1 NEWS JULY 25 - Admitted: Kevin Fett, Mrs. Gary Lane, Algona, medical; dismissed: Mrs. Anna Nauman, Burt; Mrs. Margaret Reese, Anna Evert, Algona. JULY 26 - No admissions; no dismissals. JULY 27 - Admitted: Leota Barr, Algona, medical; dismissed: Mrs. Gail Watson and baby, Patricia Lane, Kevin Fett, Algona. JULY 28 - Admitted: Karen Hardgrove, Algona, medical; dismissed: Mrs. nia Wheeler, Fairfield. JULY 30 - Admitted: Mrs. Geneva Dodds, Mrs. Anna Miller, Algona, medical. JULY 31- Birth: Mr. and Mrs. Jay Davis, Algona, girl, 6 Ibs., 9 oz.; admitted: Kent Madison, Lone Rock, surgery; Sally Christenson, Algona, surgery; dismissed: Antoinette Bonnstetter, Algona. SPECIAL THURSDAY ATTRACTION The Kossuth County Fair Board is both happy and proud to bring the world famous Shrine White Horse Mounted Patrol to Fair-goers this year. Organized in 1920, this unit has appeared before countless thousands of spectators in almost every city in the United States. A truly impressive sight, these horses and riders have delighted their audiences v/ilh their fancy drills and intricate maneuvers. ftwaaexMae SMOOOOPK Stock Car Racing Free Beef Barbecue MUSKffi Mark Broderson, Clarence, caught a 29 1/2 Ib. muskie while fishing in Ontario last month. Brodtrion needed about 10 minutes to land the 50 inch fish. PLUS HUGE MACHINERY EXHIBIT BEAUTIFUL FLORAL HALL EXHIBITS Shrine White Horse Patrol Tractor Pulling Contest PLUS LIVESTOCK SALE FRIDAY 8 A.M. MERRIAMS MIDWAY SHOWS COME EARLY - STAY LATE J

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