The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 20, 1962 · Page 11
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Algernons' Son ...: Lewis f. Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Johnsdn; Algorta, has been notified of his promotion to the rank of Lt. Colonel in the U.S. Air Force Academy at Colo, rado Springs, Colo. Johnston, a 1940 graduate of Bancroft high school where he played guard on the basketball team, enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Force in 1942 and was in active duty from 1041 during Wdfld Waf ft He is also a former jet command pilot. He has been at the Air Forte Academy slfici July, 195& Lt. Colonel Johnson's wife is the former Geraldine iSchoon of .Buffalo Center, They hiive two children and have visited this area many times. He also ha,s a brother, Loren, living here. Plum Creek 4-H The Plum Creek Boys 4-H club met Mar. 6 in the Center School house. Demonstrations were given by Russell Spear, Tom Kain, Jerry Raney and Darwin Leek. Lunch was served by the Raneys and Ruhnkes. , ; SPEAKING? THE CHANGING JCENE 50 YEARS AGO, CLEAN WASH HANGING OUT5IPETO DRV FREQUENTLY HADTO BE REDONE. YES, IT WAS MADDENING, 50 years ago, to have a nice, fresh washing encounter the trials and tribulations of hanging outside to dry 1 BUT NOT TODAY I MODERN INSIDE ELECTRIC DRYERS do the job to perfection, while the busy housewife turns her attention elsewhere ... her laundry, spotlessly white, is receiving a perfect finish in her electric dryer. And it.costs only pennies! If you're planning to build, or to modernize, you should Investigate the many advantages of ELECTRICAL HEAT. Algona Municipal Utilities "LIVE BETTER ELECTRICALLY" For a glorious week-end in Minneapolis stay at the New , Al KM N«w Howl Mtryknd. on wy wtffc- *nd. you will |fl • !tr°* doublf room, br«*kfMl for two ID ih< MtryUnd'i f«bu- low Orkini room. Yr*t TV -aid J parking Ff* lodging 1° «hild- r»n und*r 14 wh*n wxom- p*owd by ptnnii Sp«a«l For Only FOR 2 PEOPLE 2 DAYS, 1 NIGHT MR •ONNTtafOP tOOIOOMI gOW.AJ.KMN, W*t HOTEL MARYLAND 1. A S A L L E A I GRANT MINNEAPOLIS SOMETIMES i GET, SICK AND TIRED of trying to be so go] darned sweet all of the time. -This is one of them. 'A ;sweet disposition is supposed to be • one of Woman's most desirable assets* but right now 1 think it is an over-rated virtue. ; < '. " . * *!*;" : : , , .' . IN MY NEXT INCARNATION, I aim going to be filthy rich, devastatingly beautful, wickedly devious, incurably lazy, and I'm .going to have a temper that makes strong men quail, and women do all sorts of manuevering just to keep me'from getting mad 1 # # * •. i • , \ • IN THE MOOD I AM IN RIGHT now I am willing to take back many of the old saws I have always advocated. Virtue is NOT its own reward. There <are plently of people out living it up quite scandalously and they've got it a lot better than most of us who. try to tread the straight and narrow. Working hard and saving your money will NOT necessarily get you ahead. In much of woman's work there isn t any marketable value on the labor no matter how many, hours you put in and if you do manage to put a little aside, the 'government comes in and collects it for taxes. ' - ; * - * * • • MOST MOTHERS SKIMP ON THEMSELVES so that they can buy all sorts of luxuries for their children. Where does this get Mom ? Well, her kids come up to her and say, "For gosh sakes Mom, can't you do anything about your hair ?". Or, "Please do you have to weai* that old dress again ?" . . *. * . * _ > IF YOU BUILD A BETTER mouse trap, or write an interesting book, somebody will beat a path to your door, I have always believed. I haven't built any mouse traps, better or poorer, and I'm getting to the point where I kind of admire a mouse for getting by with his trespassing. As for the book, I not only have never completed 1 one that anybody would want to publish I am still writing my column started almost 13 years ago. * * . * AS FOR HUSBANDS — I haven't got a single thing I can use for an excuse to be mad at mine right now. But, because of the mood I am in,' I am sure looking for one. ,Boy, just let him ask me what I did with his/socks this time, why I don't keep the cupboard doors shut, or why we have to have this casserole for supper, and I'll really let him have it! * * * AND THIS LOUSY, STINKING, WEATHER ! (Come to think of it the weather may be one-fourth responsible for my foul mood. I know now why prisoners go stir crazy). Anyway, why anybody wants to live in this section of the country is beyond me right now. The snow melts down 1/16 of an inch, and the. next day we get 5 inches more of the soft, white, fluffy stuff. The schools no more get into session when they have to declare a holiday again. Then to make matters worse, I go down to my job at the church and the janitor, who has just shoveled a path so I can mush to the office door says, "My feet are cold — that's always sign of more snow. They've got a real big blizzard predicted for the twenty-first!" * * * ANOTHER THING I HAVE to gripe about, is that a foul mood is so hard to sustain. Something is always coming along to make me feel better. By the time you read this, I shall probably be all grins again. That, too, seems disgusting to me right now. * * * IF THINGS GO AS THEY USUALLY do, the kids will perform some task around the house that I didn't even suggest they do. They may even give me a compliment! I can't stay mad then. * * * • AND JUST AT THE PpINT WHEN I am 'most Cynical about the results of my writing, W;I ani just about ready to take up painting by numbers, I may receive a letter telling me somebody has received a lift from my words. Then I'll forget my mad and start worrying about what I shall write next week. And, heaven forbid, I may remember my statement to .the editor, that I would write for nothing, just for the privilege of having it published ! * * * FATHER IS NO HELP, EITHER. HE never gets difficult at the same time I do. When he rants and raves about some problem, it invariably comes at a time when I'm feeling sweet and sympathetic; when I have the weight of the world on my shoulders, he takes his turn at listening to me. This is undoubtedly pure, blind, luck on the part, of both of us, but it has had quite a bit to do with getting us through over 21 years of marriage. PEOPLE, THE KIND WE HAVE around here, are a big drawback to keeping me feeling ornery. They do so many nice things and say so many thoughtful words. I get to feeling sorry for myself and then I find somebody ten times worse off than I am and taking it 20 times more cheerfully, and there goes a perfectly good black mood all shot to heck ! I could cry better if there weren't somebody always at hand to make me smile through my tears. * * * WOMEN'S MOODS WERE inherited from Mother Eve and there is not too much we can do about it. They are governed by the phases of the moon, the joints in the lower sacroilliac and by the peptic juices in the digestive tract. The only things husbands can be sure about is that whatever his wife's mood is, it is sure to change. Men aren't supposed to understand this. They are just supposed to cope with it ! * * * JAN ZERFASS VERVEER mailed me a copy of The Sunburban Life Cookbook from Downers Grove, 111. It is just loaded with good recipes. A friend of Jan's won the grand prize for her Hungarian Roll- M-Ups. Jan pencilled a note in the margin that the winner doesn't particularly like the prize stove she received, but this is her recipe: 4 cups flour l>/4 cups butter Vz tsp, salt 1 cake household yeast (1 oz.) 4 egg yolks % cup sour cream 1 tsp. vanilla Filling 4 egg whites 1 cup sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 1 cup chopped nuts Powdered sugar for rolling and dusting. Crumble together flour, butter, salt and yeast. Combine beaten egg yolks, sour cream and vanilla and add to first mixture. Divide into six parts and store in refrigerator until filling is ready. Beat egg yolks, sour cream and vanilla and add to first mixture. Divide each section dough on pastry cloth sprinkled with powdered sugar, round and thin. Cut into eight wedges, place filling at wide end of wedge and roll up to a point. Place on greased sheet, point under. Bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes. Dust with powdered sugar just before serving. Makes 48. Submitted by Mrs. Carl Kjeldsen. — GRACE. Swea & Eagle Mr. and Mrs. Everett Rippentrop, Duane, Lonnie, Larry, Evelyn and Dale were Saturday to Monday visitors last week at the home of the Harlan Rippentrops at Ute. Mr. and Mrs. Warren Brones entertained at 4 tables of 500 Friday evening at their home. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dahl of East Chain, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Rock, Mr. and Mrs. Johnie Tobin, Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Ditsworth, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Rippentrop, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Carr, and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Brones. Mr. and Mrs. Francis Torine visited his parents, the Perry Tor- ines at Bancroft Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Van Ber- kurn visited at the Bill VanDeven- der home Friday evening and Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Isaacson were Saturday evening visitors there. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Crowley entertained at a family gathering for birthdays of some of the members of the family Thursday evening. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Donald Anderson, Fairmont, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Preston and boys, Armstrong, Mr. and Mrs,, Jim Johnson and Mr. and Mrs. Myrl Johnson, Ledyard, Mr. and Mrs. Bud Letch er, Buffalo Center, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Rohlin, Mr. and Mrs. George Rohlin and Mr. and Mrs. Jean County Leaders Of 4-H Hold Training School 4-TI leaders showed and demonstrated how to conduct a good local 4-H club meeting at their regular bi-monthly 4-H training school Tuesday. The meeting got off to a Fun start with several games led by Ray Becker of Lakota. President, Albert Johnson of Cor with, conducted a brief and interesting business meeting. Lloyd Thorson, Armstrong, reported on activities of the last meeting. Harold Greene, Whittemore, introduced a timely well prepared program, presented by Ray Bergtim, Roger Jensen, Dean Barnes, Bernard Thilges, and Robert Detrick. Robert Johnson, Algona, reminded members of the basketball tournament scheduled for March. Other leaders attending the meeting were - Eugene Brager, Arnold Ketelsen, Harvey C. Larsen, Ed Kain, Everett Johanson, Cecil Thoreson, Ervin Ruhnke, Floyd Bode, John Pergande, Harold Lampe, Dick Kuecker, Kenneth Strayer, Luke McGuire and Lloyd Thorson. Youth Group To Tour Washington Several members of Methodist youth groups from this area, with counselors, will leave March 23 for a week's study seminar,at the United Nations and in Washington, D. C. Making the trip from Algona will be John Schutter Jr. and Mrs. Louis Kelley. Others from this area include Alice McDonald of Renwick, Trudy Huskamp of Ringsted, and Linda Hanson of Wesley. REGISTER TICKETS and carbon Dash register rolls at the Upper Hes Moinea Pub. Co.. Algona. * Tuesday, Mfitth 30, 196$ Algonq (la.) t/ppifr PM Matftifr-l Education Ass'n To Meet Mar..21 Roy E. Jennings, director of public relations for the Iowa State Education Association, will address a meeting of the Kossuth County Education Association at Titonka on Wednesday, March 21. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. Mr. Jennings' topic will be "The Iowa Public Employees Retirement System." Mr. Jennings has been a member of the ISEA staff since February of 1951. He previously served as superintendent of the Coon Rapids Public Schools. Elgin Allen, Algona, president of the Kossuth County Education Association, is in charge MOORE BUSINESS FORMa All sizes. Upper Des Moines Of« fice Supply Dept., Phone CY * 1535. Algona. j Science Shrinks Piles New Way Without Surgery Stops Itch—Relieves Pain Nn T.rk, N. T. (SpeoUl) — For til* first time science has found a new healing substance with the'aatoa- iihing ability to shrink hemorrhoids, stop itching, and relUv* pain — without surgery. In case after ease, while gently nellevlng pain, actual reduction Shrinkage) took place. Xo*t «inailng of all—MCttltl' to thorough that infferen mad* astonishing statement! like "Pile* have ceased to be a problem I" The secret Is a new healing «nk- stance (Bio-Dyne*)—discovery «f • world-famous research Institute. ThU substance U now available in rupporitory or rlntmtnt form nnder the name Prtpareti** If*. At all dmg eouattn. LET YOUR FINGERS DO THE WALKING PICK A SIZE, PICK A PRICE Now there's a Dodge In every size. While they differ in size, power, appointments and price, they have a lot in common, too. Rustproofed body. Low-friction steering. Torslon-AIre ride. 32,000 miles between grease jobs. BIG DODGE CUSTOM 880. This Is the big one. Almost 18 feet long. 122" wheelbase. Seats are chair-high. A mighty 361 cu. in. V8 belts out 265 horsepower. It's big, all right. Custom* made for the big car man. NEW SIZE DODGE DART. Sized right in the middle of the big and little, two feet shorter, than America's longest car; two feet bigger than the small* est. You get maneuverability and room, economy and performance. The standard six engine Is the most powerful going. The standard V8 beats anything near Dart's price. COMPACT DODGE LANCER. Car Life magazine calls Lancer America's best handling compact. You'll call it America's quickest when you try the zing of its standard 170 cu. In. 6. So If you want a compact that does more than save gas, Lancer's your answer. DODGE!!! BIO. DODGE CUSTOM 180 4-DOOR SEDAN Manufacturer's sugiested rilill prlci, exclusive of destination cturjes, Super Spinner wheel coven ind white w»Th DODQE DART 6-CYLINDER, E-DOOR SEDAN Banu'idurer'i luuetled retail price, exclusive of destination charges, wheel covers and whlto walls; COMPACT DODQE LANCER 170 2-DOOR SEDAN Manufacturer's suggested retail price, exclusive of destination charges, white walls and wheel covers; PERCIVAL MOTORS-800 So. Phillips St., Algona, Iowa NEW! UNITED BUILDING CENTER •»ittee»«etteteee»»e«»»e ... is the new name for Botsford Lumber Company O UR NEW NAME describes the progressive changeover we are making-from lumber store to BUILDING CENTER. It means progress for all the community. For we'll be bringing you broader selections, more helpful services, and better buys than ever before. UNITED The mark of a new name for an old friend UNITED BUILDING CENTER

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