The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 28, 1957 · Page 10
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5-Atgtmo (la.) Upp*f De* Mdtnti thundery, Feb. 26, 1957 Tidbits From £velyn A Happy George Washington's birthday to you:- The day of ti:C year we should all tell the trut:: as set forth by this great mas i whose cherry tree episode in b:.- | youth is now questioned and ; considered an untruth. If I were , to follow t,he "nothing but fb<- | truth" routine for today I'd begin ; by confessing I "don't want to da | this column this morning. It's ] like going to Classes with an un- ] prepared lesson. My fund of I rmtenal isn't as plentiful us:i;il. Why? B-,?cau?e for a few days 1 wa? "indisposed" and not very communicative. Oh I am fine new — it wa? just a touch of stomach f'u. • • * Emma Dehneri, having read last weuk's column, called to ask how I \va*. She was "indisposed" ton bui her form of flu took in the chest area. How such a little "bug" i an lay one so low is a ALGONA«3» Now Thru Saturday Two Academy Award Nominations Both Robert Stack and Dorothy Malone have been nominated for Academy Awards as a result of their fine performances in "Written on the Wind." KOCR HUDSON '• IAUREN BACAL ROBERT STACK- DOROTHY MALONE mRobert Keith • Grant Williams • Harry Shannon Coming NEXT TUESDAY - WEDNESDAY - 2 SCIENCE FICTION HITS - "SHE CREATURE" "IT CONQUERED THE WORLD" Mr* Dehnert is better Having read Httel Vera had gone to Rochester I called to see bow things went. 1 was glad to find out she had no intention of having surgery — she was there for a check-up and found all she needs is a diet. A rather strict one to be sure, but there was absolutely no thought of surgery. * • • Seven months old 'Tina" Holx- hammer, granddaughter of Mr and Mrs Glen Raney, received and also gave her parents, the Rev. and Mrs Robert Holzhammer a perfect valentine — her FIRST TOOTH! The Hohhani- mers now live at Dubuque and moved a few weeks ago from Iowa Falls where the Rev. Robert was pastor of the Episcopal church there and at Webster City. This is a definite promotion. I think Dubuque is a charming old city. I've been "briefed" by Ruth Raney on the residence and I'd love to ramble through the place. The lower floor is used for parish purposes, the second and third floors are for family use and the attic with its dormers and cupolas whet my interest. Dubuque is full of those old mansions. Theresa Ostwinkle had a recent letter from her mother, Mrs &oy Phillips saying she and rier husband have, purchased a c^fie «t Abiquiu, New Mexico, e/fa Phillips has been an efriployee tot the government in construction work for some time and has be%n sent hither and yon, Alaska, fast coast and south-West. They 'H&Ve lived in a trailer I house for years and loved it but came to the cdn*- clusion they'd like to settle doy/n, and since they like the climate in New Mexico, why t not make it their home, * . . »f A card from Lela Stewart who is at Santa Monica, Calif., with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs Ray Cobb says in part, "I came over to Helen's a month ago. She is still at the nursery school and Sharon (Helen's daughter) has one more year in school. .Parkers came from Des Moines and also the Sorstedts. I plan to be back there (Iowa) for the summer and maybe stay." The Parkers and Sorstedts are former Algonans, Mrs Parker was the former Essie Nellis. The Sorstecjts had a dress shop here in the corner of the Algona hotel. Mrs Sorstedt is a sister of the late Jim Walters, well known here. • * * « Liazie Post doesn't 'make monkeys of people but she docs make them FOR people. Not that she solicits the work, but they arc cute toys and many people have . asked to make them for gifts for -tots in the family. She s added t an attraction to 'her list—a clown doll—He's., a cuj little fellow with bells on hands and feet and a gay,garb 01 yoyos . . A week ago today Chris and Beualh Wallukait and the latter's sister, Mrs. Robert Scott left for Roswell, N. M., to visit a brother-in-law and sister of the women. Chris said they wanted to get ahead of the snow storm. Well, the snow predicted didn't get here as quickly as he anticipated, but it got here. Bculah said they will of course go into Mexico and she was looking forward to shopping in the markets there. I guess there is no known article which can't be purchased there, and some very lovely "WIND" Now at Algona SUNDAY FOR 2 DAYS Lauren Bacall i* a business airl who marries the profligate h*ir to a great fortune in "written on the Wind/' exciting ttnivernil- Intaf national technicolor drama in which the co-start with BOfk Hudson, Robert Stack and Dorothy Malone. Both Miss Malone and Stack have been nominated for Academy Awards for their acting in the picture, now playing through Saturday at the Algona theatre. Mexican hand work can be had at very low y/fices. They plan t< be back in a couple of weeks tc be.feere when the son-in-law and daughter Heeb and Betty Wey- derls move •• to a farm north oi td^n'they have rented. » • • I read a recent item about the Rev. Suckow and his daughter Ruth (Mrs Ferner NUhn) and Wfts glad to have the picture of her to add to my scrap book. Ruth was in school with me way back in first grade when Miss McEntite, aunt of Lcighton Misbach, was our' teacher. Shn sat' in a seat in front of me and I well remember her habit of twining a lock of hair around her forefinger. • * » _... . Merna Or ton dropped in Sunday morning after church and I was glad to see she has recovered from her recent sickness which kept her at St. Ann -a week and was followed by r> week of convalescence at Mason City with her son-in-law and daughter, Wilson and Buli Abernathy. In the meantime the son Dennis came from California and I think that was good "medicine" for her. These Moms are happier when the "chicks" arc close at hand. • • , -v Lt. Larry Douglas and his wife are parents of a son born Feb. 7 at Houston, Tex. He has been named Timothy Scott and has for a playmate a brother Mark who is only a year old. Little Timothy pulled a fast one on his parents and got here a couple of months ahead of schedule. However, in spite of his haste, he is a sturdy little fellow, and his mother is getting along nicely after blood transfusions. His grandma, Mrs Vern Mettler of Mason City, is on the job taking care of him and the family antl will stay at Houston as long as needed. In case she has to come home, grandma Vi Douglas will replace her. * * * What was going on 33 fears ago? Kossuth county corn growers made fine showing at state show and won cup — Genrich ami Slrohman purchased Stewart auto company — Robert Norton, former Algona boy, died at Denver of tuberculosis. (He married Stella Hubbard, niece of Mrs Tilla McCall — Will Purvis, former Algona man, died in California, result of a stroke. (He was a brother of the late Mrs Ed Hough.) — Former President Woodrow Wilson died at his home in Washington, Feb. 3. * * * I was saddened io heat of the death of Irene Jamison Gilmore, whom I have known many years. She was several grades ahead o|f me in schkrol and I became betteV acquainted with her later through her cousins, Dr. Colder McWhor 1 ter, Mildred, Gladys and Ethel, his sisters. Dr. McWhorter was senior intern when .< Iwas a patient at * Presbyte'rian hospital, Chicago, and Irene came to call on me at various times Over the years. She is the second person of the class of 1907 who has passed on, Alice Kresensky WeisbrocV being the first. Others in her class were Hazel Fuller, Lusby, Albert ReMd. Elsie Glasier", I've forgotten her married name, her brother Lee Glasier, Raymond Bradley, Clare Clapsaddle, Hal Hudson, Edna Cole, Beth Smith and oh, several others. Irene is survived by her daughter Edna and a son Marion. She had made her home at Clear Lakv for some time. * * • Somehow the residence of Mr and Mrs Jerry Beamish got "juggled" in my recent item and read as though they live at Des Moines. This is not the case. They live at Fort Worth, Tex., and, it was at Des Moines Mrs Beamish's patents, Mr A. B. Oakland met her and broaght h$r home for a visit while her husband Is on business at Pasadena. Calif. He is with an aircraft cotrtfany and some tests fcrere being made In Pasadena which required his presence. St. Benedict News The card party sponsored by Circles 3 and 4 wilt be held in the St. Benedict School Hell Sunday evening, Mar. 3 and it will start at 7:30. Mr and Mrs Nick Arndorfet Went to Garner the afternoon of Sunday, Feb. 24, to visit with Sister De Sales who is Nick's sister. Eight girls met at the home ol Mary Ellen Ludwig on Feb. 22, to help her celebrate her 10th birthday. The Philip Arndorfer family Were dinner gtjests of the letter's parents, Mr and Mrs M. H. McEnroe Sunday. New York City, the largest jseapprt on the North American continent, In followed closely by the second largest, Montreal, even though this port is open only about eight months of trie year. ALGONA© SPECIAL Children's Matinee Saturday (Adm.: 25c • 50c) WILL ROGERS, JR. in "THE BOY FROM OKLAHOMA" 6 -PLUS- COLOR CARTOONS At Francis M. ffofmann. R.f.D., Liver-mere, 1 Has been named to the nrst iemejler hoflpr roll at Loras Callefe, Dubuque men's school. He is a sort of Mr and Mvs John P. Bormann, and is a frtshman liberal arts Student at the college. Practice Teaching ?ftfr*ftft«"Gary Schicntl. Uppet WwS University senior from Burt, is practice teaching for nine weeks under the supervision of the department of education on the campus. Schichtl, who |s majorinf in political science, ts teaching at Maynard. He is th« son of Mrs Florence Schichtl. LANDMARK At Osceola, the community has lost one of its'oldest land-marks. A frtime building, built in the 1890's by a pioneer tinsmith, was torn down recently. . DEKALB 423 Excellent Yields - Stiff Stalks We Will Pick Up & Deliver Your Car FOR GREASING and OIL CHANGE An extra Viking service! Just phone u§ at 530 ; — we'll pick up your car, grease it. change oil — and deliver it "oackl No extra charge for this service, VIKING OIL CO. PHONE 530 North of Milwaukee Depot Leo Kryzak (above) working on one of 821 switchos required fpr ( dial service in Algona. K, J, Hildman (left below] at frame where all fines are extended to dial equipment. J. G. Mishak (right below) making one of hundreds of thousands soldered connections. PALL Algonu's Dial ^^ • ' .!...»•»•,**. - . . ' Program Hearing Final Stages Each day is bringing nearer to completion the $650,000 telephone improvement and expansion program that will bring dial service to Algona. Dial switching equipment in the new telephone building is undergoing final tests. Extension of wire and cable, lines has been completed. All telephone instruments have been changed for dial operation and testing of Customers' lines and telephones is going steadily forward. A new switchboard has been installed for the handling of-long distance calls, to furnish assistance in dialing .and to provide numbers not listed in the telephone directory. Operators are receiving special training in 'the handling of these calls over the new switchboard. • Placing of the new equipment in operation will require only a few seconds. There will be no interruption in service. Installation of the new dial system will give Algona.the most modern type of service available. We are happy to bring this improved service to our customers here. J, L. CLAUDE, Manager NORTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY **^^-- : *miHm*mmmimm&'-' • miliillmB***WjBB*^*M'*•••••- --«• --^-vi^WWPiP^Bs A. 0 JoWen {(ill) adjutt machine tKat ring* telephone!. Three 9 f the operators (above) Mary 4«n Wefe«r, 5 K«rtn U»fe««h «nrf Petty Rfng$do?f,'re«8lve training at new swltchbpard.

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