The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 17, 1962 · Page 6
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Turkey Growers To Vote In June On Market Plan Each new "age" is dear to you... but they go so fast, grow so fast—only a portraitcankeep^wtime—forkeeps. Let us make your child's portrait now., Come in or phone for an appoint- went—today! ISAACSON STUDIO CORNER CALL & MOORE ST. CY 4-2593 ALGONA A referendum of turkey growers on a proposed national marketing order for turkeys will be held from June 18 through June 22, Richard I. Anderson, Chairman, Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation County Committee, announced today. County ASC Committees will conduct the referendum. The order isHesigned to provide the industry with means by which the marketing of turkeys can be adjusted so as to assure fair returns to producers and reasonable prices to consumers. If the order is made effective by the Secretary of Agriculture as a result, of grower approval by at least two-thirds of those voting in the referendum — by number or jy volume of production, it will je the first marketing order program to be operated on a nationwide, basis for any farm commodity. Eligible to vote in the referendum will be producers, including contract-producers, whose annual volume of production Is enough to be affected by the ofder and" who engaged in the production of turkeys during the year Ifidl Qualified cooperative associations are eligible to vote for their members. Turkey growers ineligible to, Vote are those who produced and'mar- keted less than 3,600 pounds of turkey (liveweight) in 1961,, or produ- er-handlers who produced atic handled not more than 100,000 pounds of turkeys (HveWelgnt) n their own handling facilities at(d who bought or sold not mote thtjn 5,000 pounds from or to persons. • Ballots will be mailed to all known eligible producers and Will also be available in ASCS Cottnfy offices. Beginning June 18, ballots may be cast in person at the coutt- ty office or by mail. Ballots must be delivered to the proper polling places not later than June 22, and those which are mailed must be postmarked not later than micj- night June 22. To Hire New Town Marshall At Titonka Titonka — George Andersen, town marshal, has resigned, after serving in that capacity for over three years. Applications are being received, and another man will be hired at'a special council meeting to be held near the middle of the month. v Homemakers Met Buffalo Township Homemakers Club met at the home of Mrs Roy Budlong Friday. Extension lesson was given by Mrs Harley Lehman. "An Introduction to Australia" was given by Mrs Efwin Eden, and a book review was given by Mrs Leland Schroeder. .Mrs Gertrude Bartlett and Mrs Ted Hoover, Jr. were assisting hostesses. Class Confirmed Ten members of the class were confirmed at Good Hope Lutheran church Palm Sunday. They are Dale .Bartlett, Brenda Brandt, Dorothy Brandt, Keith Brandt, Paul Hesch, Thelma Miller, Clyde Moore, David Spear, Catherine Sleeker and Virginia Sleeker. Elmer Peterson is confined to Britt hospital following " surgery early in the week. , "Several faculty members enjoy- PRE EASTER n GIRLS DRESS SALE Pretty Fashions For Pretty Young Misses, In Their Favorite Spring Colors and Mother's Favorite, Easy Care Fabrics. SAVE! SAVE! SAVE! Three large groups of Girls Dresses have been GREATLY REDUCED For this PRE EASTER SALE. Many distinctive styles, Patterns and Colors included in these groups. Every Dress REDUCED at least ten per cent or more. Sizes 3 to 6x andl 7 to •14. VALUES FROM $1.99 to $8.99 Nationqlly known Name Brands Included. Shop our Childrens Department Now and SAVE on your Girli Easter Outfit ed playing "500" at the hdhie of Mr and Mrs Wm. Ormston Satue- day evening. Present were Mr. ami Mrs E Brott, Mr and Mrs H.-Liftman, Mr and Mrs R. Arendj Mr and Mrs L. Patterson, Mr :anil Mrs E. Brandt, Mr and Mrs/ Ej. Gipple, Mr and Mrs A. Chrissi Highs were won by the Patte: and low, the Broils. The Doan Meth. church had a chili supper Thursday /evening. ' / i Robert Lang is spending a couple of weeks in California en vacation, j : The local Auxiliary meetilig was held at Ihe home of Mrs '! Arthuf- Bayhen with Mrs Lester Hagen assistant hostess. , j Forty-six high school ; students took part in the state smiill group and solo music contest held at Pol cahontas Friday evening and Satf urday. The group gained six I ratr ings, 17 II ratings and < 10 III rat ings Mr and Mrs William Ormstor entertained their bridge club Sun day evening. High was won by the Kenneth Krantz's, and low , th? Melvin Ricks. •< Mr and Mrs Richard Peterson and family of Fort Dodge were weekend guests at the parental Er-i nest Peterson home.' Circles of Good Hope Lutheran church met April 11. Mary Circi had charge of the program ah< hostesses were the: Esther circl Both Jr. and Sr. ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 1962 VOL. 97 - NO. 15 presented Apr. 6 by grades 7 and 8. Fifth and Sixth grade presented numbers between acts. The director was Walter Hanson. Mr and Mrs Elmer Mechler have returned to their home after spending several weeks in northern California with their son and family, the Wayne Mechlers. Methodist Men met at 6:30 p.m. for dinner and attended Lenten Services later in the evening. Methodist W.S.C.S. met at Ihe church Apr. 11. Devotions, Mrs Erwin Eden, lesson, Mrs Wm. Schram. Hostesses were Mrs John Isebrand, Mrs J. K. Hill, Mrs Glenn Larsen and Mrs Minnie Larsen. The Tetrachords, Barbershop quartet, sang at the Benefit Show far Britt hospital Apr. 4. Titonka Federated Club met at :he home of Mrs Neal Boyken Thursday evening. The lesson was ^resented by Mrs Holland Fox and Vfrs George Schuster. Assisting hostess was Mrs Heiko Boekelman. Mr and Mrs R. K. Goldthorpe and son Jim of Milledgeville, 111. were weekend visitors at the home of their daughter, the Dan Ober- loltzers. They were here Sunday "or the baptismal rites for their grandson, Christopher Oberholtzer. Titonka Methodist church Sunday evening. Lennice Bilsborough led worship, lesson, Bruce Akkerman, recreation, Janice Larsen, and lunch served by Roger Gerdis. The Lions club gave a dinner Thursday evening for the graduating class of Titonka high school. Sonia Rosa of Bogota, Columbia, Algona's exchange student, talked. The grade school operetta was Mrs. Larson Is New Prexy Of Swea City PTA Mrs. Lowell Larson was elected >resident of Ihe Swea City Parent- Teachers association Monday night at the school. Mrs. Amery Charl>on was elected vice president and Mrs. Lee Davidson, secretary- reasurer. These officers will as- jume their duties at the beginning if the 1962 school year. The PTA voted to purchase a new speaker for the school's move projector as one of its projects or the year. Members of the Swea City chap- er of the Future Farmers of America were auctioned to the highest bidder following the PTA meeting. Fourteen boys were sold for JO hours work for an average of $10. William Beck, whose name was drawn in the raffle, will receive 10 hours work from chapter advisor Clifford Van Berkum. from this project, wJll^ used to help fianace the juntor- sehior trip to Yellowstone National park. Masons F. W. Kirkpatrick and Henry Goodman of Early were recently presented with 50-year membership certificates at a special lodge meeting of the St. Elmo Lodge No. 462, A. F., & A. M. UNTIL YOU FIND OUT WHAT YOUR DIAMOND DOLLAR WILL BUY AT SHARP'S We have never Inflated the price of a diamond to offer yon false savings - and we never will! Every diamond is honestly priced to bring you the finest value possible. See this great collection of diamonds today...tomorrow you will be grate* fu! you made your choice at ft itore of distinction. Styles Illustrated are available In both yellow and white 12K gold CONVENIENT CREDIT TERMS Reals fared Jeweler - American Gem Soc/ety w AIGONA.IOWA Rings and Diamonds enlarged to show detail Relatives Of Lone Rock Man Hit By Fire Lone Rock — Word was received by Bill Christenson of a fire at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harley Lenardson of Midland, Mich. The house and all its contents were completely destroyed. Fortunately no one was injured. Mrs. Lenardson was formerly Joan Zwiefel, granddaughter of Mr. Christenson. He is not a stranger to the tragedy of fire, for only six days before, the home of his son, Ronald Christenson of Belgrade, Minn, was partially destroyed. Date Changed The Fenton Township Homemakers will meet Friday afternoon, Apr. 27, instead of Apr. 20 as previously planned. The meeting will be at the home of Mrs. Vic Dreyer with Mrs. Duane Habeger as hostess. Circle Meetings Lone Rock Presbyterian circles will hold their regular monthly meetings Apr. 19. The Lenore circle will meet at the home of Esther Flaig with Maxine Jensen assisting. Fern Krueger will give the lesson. Ruth circle • will meet with Frances Thomson and Marorie Rath will assist. Barbara Fortney has the lesson. Colleen circle will meet at the home of Jean Marlow with Carol Brass assisting. Colleen Marlow will have he lesson. Good Friday Communion services will be leld Good Friday evening at 7:30 at the Lone Rock Presbyterian church. Sunrise Services Easter sunrise services will be held at Ihe Lone Rock Presbyterian church at 6:30 a.m..Following the service will be an Eastei breakfast for the young people ol the church. ; i;v -Mr. 1 and . Mrs. Ed' Hoppe wer Sunday dinner guests at the Ar Person home. Mr. and Mrs. Rey nold Person were afternoon cal lers. Mrs. Everett Hanna attended meeting at the Methodist church in Algona Tuesday. Mrs. Hanna attended as chairman of the family living committtee of the county. Mr. and Mrs. Everett Hanna attended the Barbershop Chorus at Algona high school Saturday nite. Mrs. Merwin Marlow visited Henry Hartwell Wednesday afternoon at St. Ann hospital in Algona. Mrs. Alfred Krueger entertained friends at her home Thursday in honor of Mrs. Clinton La Bar of McAllen, Texas. Among those present were Mrs. Roy Jensen, Mrs. Ernest Jensen, Mrs. Willis Cotton, Mrs. Maude Blanchard, Mrs. Hugh Marlow, and Mrs. Harlan Blanchard. Mrs. Chet Alme was unable to attend because of the bad weather. Mrs. La Bar is the former Una Cameron and is visiting her sister Mrs. Hugh Marlow and other relatives and friends in the area. Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Holmgren visited her aunt, Mrs. Frances Howell at Humboldt Sunday and Wednesday afternoons. Mrs. Howell is very ill at the Sisson Nursing Home. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Seegebarth and family and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Radig and Tim were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Alke at Lakota where they celebrated the twentieth wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Alke. Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Holmgren returned home Saturday from their winter sojourn at Fulton, Tex. The Sentral Band Mothers met Wednesday and completed plans for the annual banquet which is to be held Apr. 27. Mrs. Merwin Marlow entertained her card club Thursday. High prize was won by Goldie Behrends. Low prize was received by Gladys O'Donnell and Verna Marlow received door prize. Guests at the Dale Schroeder home Thursday in honor of Susan's seventh birthday were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schroeder, Mr. and Mrs. Junior Hurlburt and family, Mrs. Emma Hurlburt, Mary and Rachael, and Kirsten Habeger. Friday morning, Mrs. Bob Marlow entertained friends at her home in honor of her birthday and Mrs. Dennis Priebe's birthday Others present were Mrs. Bud Miller, Mrs. Jim Marlow and Mrs. Louie Householder. Mrs. Frank Dreyer and Joanne and Jayne visited Mrs. David Dreyer in the hospital at Fort Dodge. She has been ill with an infection of the blood stream. IF IT'S NEWS WE WANT IT THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT week in the v Christian religion. It begins with joy in remembering Christ's triumphal entry into Jerusalem on what we call Palm Sunday and it ends with greater joy with the blessed fact of the Resurrection on Easter. * * * IN BETWEEN THOSE TIMES, we commemorate the path that the Son of God trod to Calvary to die for the sins of us all. If we didn't know how it all came out, the story of the Crucifixion could not help but be one of darkest despair. But no matter how terrible the events of that week so long ago seem to us, we have the assurance of Easter Sunday. Whether it rains or snows, whether we have a new spring outfit or not, nothing can detract from the glories of Easter for every person who truly believes ! * * * THE PEOPLE WHO LIVED IN JESUS' time were fortunate. They tiad the chance to hear His words, to walk and talk with Him and to be healed in body and spirit by Him. Those nearest and dearest to Him, thought He was the Son of God; some of them fervently believed He was. Yet, after death, even His most faithful disciples were engulfed by the sense that it was all over. They didn't know it was the beginning of hope instead of the end. * * * PALESTINE AT THE TIME OF CHRIST, was an advanced civlliza- ion. They had sewer systems, education was compulsory, false teeth lad been in use for 500 years, there was a form of taxi meter, they old time by water clocks, had a strict form of taxation and they loaned money out at 8 percent interest! * * * THEY HAD VERY LITTLE TROUBLE with housing criminals. Of- enders were given what amounted to a fair trial before the Sanhedrin, but all sentences were severe. There were no prisons, no asylums and ,he usual sentences for those found guilty was death in one of four ways: stoning, burning, decapitation or strangulation. Sometimes they com- >ined them and hung the offenders on a cross. * * * NOBODY WAS EXACTLY SURE what horrible crime Jesus had committed, but after everybody decided to "wash their hands" of him, was sentenced to die on the cross. And two others, listed in the Scriptures as "thieves" were sentenced to die on either side of Him. * * * EXECUTIONS WERE PUBLIC IN THOSE days. The one sentenced to die wasn't the only one who suffered, for I imagine that many of the families of the condemned witnessed the killings, drawn both by a horrible fascination and the desperate hope that at the last, their loved one would be pardoned. * * * SCRIPTURE TELLS US THAT MARY, the Mother of Jesus, was at the Cross and we can only imagine what torture she suffered, even though she knew her Son was destined to save the world. Because the Bible tells us that everything written there is true and "many more things", I am wonderfhg If the mother of one of the thieves could not also have been present. Hi * * THE MOTHER OF ONE OF THE THIEVES could have been a woman who had always had trouble with her boy. Maybe he was mischievous in his youth, prone to skipping school at the temple and probably keeping the change when she sent him to the merchant for a bottle of olive oil. Later he probably fell in with wild companions, but ic probably still had winning ways. Like most mothers, she might have :hought he would grow out of his naughtiness and settle down when ic was older. * * * THE MOTHER OF THE THIEF DESTINED to die next to Jesus, might have been one of the multitudes privileged to hear Him speak, he might have been there when He preached His strange philosophy if turning the other cheek and she might have heard her neighbors clucking over this Nazarene who sometimes preferred shady charac- ers to the Pharasees and Publicans who held high offices. * * * IT COULD BE THAT THE MOTHER of the thief hadn't heard much rpm her boy for the past few years. Youngsters, boys especially, aren't 06 good at writing letters, unless they need some quick cash from home, "•erhaps she had raised some money a time or two by selling a few ossesions when her boy was in trouble. Or maybe the first word she lad from him was when she found he was really in dutch with the au- horities. If she was like most mothers, she rushed to his side immediately. * * * CALVARY. JUST OUTSIDE OF JERUSALEM, was dark the day of he executions. An unseasonable storm seemed to have struck the area, he atmosphere outside was not half so dark as the feeling inside the oved ones of the men to die there. As if the disgrace of being condemned, the pain of the nails, the slowness of the death and the inhuman orture of the soldiers weren't enough, the crowds had to hurl insults t them ! The mother of the thief must have thought, "Why can't he ie quickly and leave me to my sorrow ?" * * * ONE OF THE THIEVES, SCRIPTURE tells us, joined the crowd n jeering at our Lord. "King of the jews ! Well, then save yourself !" ie other, struck by a blind, overwhelming faith said, "Put in a good vord for me to your Father". Jesus, out of His amazing compassion aid, "This day you shall be with me in paradise" ! * * * IF THE MOTHER OF THE THIEF WAS THERE, and I like to think that she was, these words must have been transforming. If her boy, a thief, was acceptable in the eyes of this man who more and more proved he was the Son of God, could gain salvation simply because he believed, surely there was hope for her, too, and for any of her neighbors ! The Bible doesn't tell us, but she could have been one of those to whom He appeared in the days before the Ascension. We do know that the thief who hung on a cross at the side of Jesus is, according to the Bible, one of the very few people absolutely assured of gaining heaven. * * * A MOTHER'S FAITH IS AS OLD AS TIME- A mother can always see some good in her child, no matter how hidden it is from the rest of the world. It is pure speculation on my part, but I would venture the guess that the thief who at the last moments of his life gained salvation by his simple statement of faith, also saved others. * * * ONE OF THEM COULD HAVE BEEN his mother. I do know that it would not be the only time a parent has been led to eternal truths by one of his offspring. * * * THIS WEEK'S RECIPE IS FOR Conversation Pie. It is called this because people always start talking when it is served trying to guess what is in it. Vz cup brown sugar % cup white sugar 3 whole eggs V4 teasp. salt 1 teasp. vanilla 1 cup dark corn syrup 2 tablespoons soft butter. Beat about 2 minutes at medium speed. Then fold in: 1 cup uncooked quick cooking oatmeal % cup flaked coconut. Pour into an unbaked crust and bake ten minutes at 425 degrees; reduce heat to 350 and continue baking for 30 to 40 minutes or until set. - GRACE.

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