The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 4, 1957 · Page 25
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 4, 1957
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ftepott eturdt wtre given out in all the local Schools last week. The kids at out house brought home three of them and after much discussion and comparing we have concluded that they are APRIL SPECIAL 50' PLASTIC Clothesline REGULAR 89* VALUB 39 < • Will not stretch, rust, rot, crack, stick or streak clothes e Rayon fibers coated with Dupont plastic for ' extra durability • 3-strand galvanized steel wire core e Extremely flexible, easy to knot Oft YOURS TODAY • OFFER OOOO WHILE SUPPLY LASTS Kohlhaas Hardware ALGONA UR OWN HARDWARE "MY ALANA.P -treated soybean field is the cleanest it's ever been'' soys Midwestern grower* SOYBEAN YIELD WAY UP! Note dean, weed-free rows at right, thanks to AUNAP-3. Untreated area at left is weed-choked, ck'j file* are beginning to bulge with letter* from f rowfy en atteiting to the efficiency of Alanap®»3. Th&pnJy prove* what extensive field usage has long shown- AIanap*3 kills weed* M they U'gjn to sprout and before they emerge. The use of Alanap«3 pre-emergence weed killer permit* you fewer cultivations -enables you to gain up to $21.75 per acre at • cost of only $4-3Q per acre based on a 14" band. You also ge*' these added benefits: * Faster combine, less wear * No dockage Fits weed control program * Weedy fields now fcscoeaft t Earlier grain planting, earlier harvesting.. /W#fl*fr<K* (tU Order AlaH«»p.3 from yeur focal t wpplier todpy. Write, wlrt Of phofie ui if wnobi* te locate immediate source of supply* United States Rubber Naugatuck Chemical Division f /VOW WHO IS IT? 1$ IT YOU ? YOUR PICTURE HERE IS WORTH $2.00 IN TRADE JtJBT IDENTIFY YOURSELF AT ALGONA UPPER DES MOINES OFFICE WORTH $2.00 AT S & L STORE WORTH $2.00 AT FOWLER'S WORTH $2.00 AT GRAHAM'S AND RECEIVE YOUR FREE MERCHANDISE CERTIFICATE t i^rtrs of s»ed prots<;»aitis, funfiddii, miticldis, Intgctlcldtt, growth r»t4fd> «nts, iKuDioidoj. Speigon, Pi)>«on, AiamiU, Smaller, MH, 4l«ni0, Pu/*t»t doing pretty well along scholastic lines -Today's grade school report cards bear little resemblance to the ones of their parents' youth when teachers, inarkr ed down a flat A, B, C, or D, in a mere four or five subjects and let it go at that. Nowadays the teacher has to keep her eyes open and figure out how the kid is doing in from three to six facets of eleven subjects. * * * A liltle different method from last year's is being used. Instead of the check, minus and plus we have S for satisfactory, N, for needs more work and H, for high. I think 1 like the new system, or will when I get used to It, but 1 have decided that one of the adva.ntages of being an adult is that nobody gives out any report cards on the progress of our daily efforts. If they did, we parents might not get as many H's and S's as our kids do . * * « If someone were grading me in Reading, for example, I would probably come out OK. on "reading independently in free time" but it might be a different story in "ability to locate information' because I never can find those notes I jot down when I neecl them. One point under Language would bring me up short also. It's "^peaking clearly in a pleasing voice", .because how can any mother say, "You kids settlo' down or I'll come up and beat you", in pleasant and dulcet tones? And I must not be talking very clearly either, because our youngsters never seem to understand a word I say. * . * * To gel an H in writing, a person has to form letters correctly, neatly and legibly sp that let's me out right now. But under Science and Safety we have to "show interest in life about us" and I can do that well. Things are hectic, upsetting and delirious around here, but they are never uninteresting I'd do O. K in "taking part in group activities", too because there is .always a crowd around. What I'd like to get an H in is having a few minutes every day when' I can be all by myself" * • • The youngsters are graded on "understanding the world about them" and it seems to me that's; asking an awful lot of them. At. the rate things are moving nowadays ,even the heads of governments have a hard time making up their minds about what's going on in the world so how can we expect a child, or a mere parent, to understand it? And under the subject of Health one of the items is "being rested and ready fos work." How many, parents would get an H in that one? * • • Even when I was a student I had a hard time making a decent grade in Arithmetic so I don't expect I'd rate very high in the subject if they were handing out report cards to parents. I'm still trying to add two and two and have it come out five. And under Music, Fatter wouldn't do so very well. He "shows growth in music appreciation" when the juke box is playing and he "has a feeling for rhythm." But 1 have an awful time getting nim to practice either one out on the dance floor. * * * As youlh passes, people just naturally lose some of . their spring, bounce and enthusiasm. The hairline recedes, the girth increases and the silver- threads and wrinkles make their appearance. Parents worry over the costs of shoes, housing, and various other bills. Deplore these things as much as we will, we do have one major advantage ovoi the youngsters and we. might as well enjoy it. Nobody is keeping tab for a report card! * * * Another thing the small-fry have brought home from school in recent weeks are their class pictures. Two boys in the second grade, Larry Munger and Bruce Chapman were discussing their portraits. "It's a pretty good picture of you, Bruce," said Larry, "but J think you'd have looked a lot nicer if you were smiling." "Well, I don't know what happened", replied Bruce, "somebody must have erased it. I know I was smiling real good when they took the picture." * • • Every parent wants his youngster to tell the truth and we all put a big premium on honesty, But once in a while the kids got quite devastating in revoaiin^ the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth for, as many a parents has found, it's the little things that tell. » » » In -a recent pne hour session with a bunch of small fry- 1 garnered the following information: "My mother hopes there won't be much else to pay for this week because we're going to be broke until Daddy hai hia next pay day"; "My mother thinks she's going to have another baby and if she is going to have another baby it sure had better be a boy', and ''I'm ncn going to get a wink of sleep to-, night. My folks are having a card party and they'll make me go to bed but there's going to be so much noise I won't be able to sleep." I sympathized with all three stories, but it got me to thinking. How much do my own kids reveal in that Show and Tell Time they have at school? The possibilities are quite horrible aren't they? Fortunately, teachers, like doctors and pastors, are bound by a set of professional ethics in regard to confidences. If they weren't therq would sure be a lot of parents with very red facesl * » * The mailman has been good io me lately and he's brought several fine letters. Gladys Barker, who has been at Cedar Rapids for quite some time writes that she has finally made it to Arizona where her doctor advised her to move for her health. Mrs Marie Grapolte wrote from Mineral Wells, Texas, after reading an ancedote I wrote for a magazine. She sent her best wishes and added, 'I know many people in your state and city." She's a sister of Mrs Nannie McMahon. * * « Aria Cowan, who with her husband, Ken, recently returned from a southern vacation, wrote from Orange, Texas, about a motel where they checked in via television. A picture is taken of you as you arrive and your face automatically appears on a TV screen in the desk clerk's office and you see him on the screen in the motel. He gives you instructions on registering and any remarks you have tu make are telecast back to him. Then the keys are sent to you on a pneumatic tube and you are all settled in your room before you see any of the employees in person. » » » Fran O'Brien wrote from Whii- temore that their new baby, Danny is doing fine but that he doesn't leave her too much time for column writing. "But taking care of him is much more fun than writing anyway", says Fran. V * * Margaret and Carrie D.uranl both wrote letters this week. They are also southern vacation- ists but say they soon will be homeward bound. Miss Carrie made a hit with our youngsters by enclosing some pictures and descriptions of Disneyland. Oui kids have Disneyland and heaven sort of mixed up and they have equal hopes of going both places some day. Miss Margaret said they really enjoyed the concerts in Tucson, Arizona, and the poetry tea party given for Margaret at which five states were represented. "However", she says, "the only poetry I've written on tour is a get-well verse for Jim Murtagh. * * * Mrs Augusi Bernau of Bode called on me this week and she brought mo several of the writings of her friend Marie J. Niendorf of Van Meter. Mrs Neindorf is a columnist writing under the name of Sandra Ames and I've heard from her before, i especially enjoyed her volume of poetry entitled, "The Stars Are Mine." * » • This week's recipe is one of several sent' to me by Gladys Barker. It's for New /Drleaas Prune Pie. 2 cups prunes, pitted and chopped 2 eggs ',-•'» tsp. salt 1/3 cups packed brown sugar 2 tablsp. flour >/> tsp. or less of cinnamon 1 '•> cups commercial sour cream 2 tablsp. molasses Pastry for a single 9 crust. Beat eggs lightly with sugar, flour and cinnamon. in sour cream, molasses prunes. Pour into unbaked pie shell and bake in very hot ovor 450 degrees for 10 minutes. Reduce temperature to 350 degrees and bake 20 to 25 minute longer or until custard is set. Cool before cutting. Serves 6 to 8. —GRACE. inch salt, Stir and Your Easter Seal Society is the oldest and largest voluntary agency serving the crippled. Support it. AU model povtsfcl 3t the Upper Des Moines. Corona, Remington, Underwood and Royal, Some demonstrators at reduced prices. A terrific buy just in time for that graduation present. Buy on small weekly installments. See them now, Upper Des Moines Piib. Co., Ill E. Call St., phone 1100, A'.gonn. SWEA & EAGLE Ruth Ann Pehrson, student at Iowa State College, Ames, spent a few days last week during the quarter break, at the parental, Mr and Mr Roy Pehrson, home. Mrs Ida Larson of Fairmont, Minn, spent last week at Excelsior Springs, Mo. Mr and Mrs P. A. Holcomb and their daughter, Mrs Ted Wallentine arid her daughter Martha Elaine of Ledyard returned home last week Thursday after a five day visit at the home of Holcmob's son and daughter- in-law, Mr and Mrs Gordon Holcomb, Collinsville, 111, Mr and Mrs Charles Reed and daughter Sandra of Manhattan, Kan. came Saturday evening to the home of Mr and Mrs P. A. Holcomb. Mrs Reed is a daughter of Rev. and Mrs Weldo Eckberg who have stayed the past three weeks at Holcombs. Rev, Eckberg has served as interim pastor at Immanuel Church, S\vea City. Rev. and Mrs Eckberg will soon leave to serve as interim pastor at a Lutheran church at Axtell, Kan. Gene Thompson, Ames, spent last week Tuesday until Wednesday at the parental home Dettmer Thompson's. Gene has completed two quarters of studies since last September at Iowa State. Gene and a number of other students left Friday morning from Ames for Washington, D. C. where they will visit the United Nations headquarters ana hear sessions of Congress. Upon his return he will remain herq where he farms with his brother, John Thompson. Mrs Jacob Peterson reached her 76th birthday Sunday, Mar. 24. She lives with her son and daughter-in-law, Mr and Mn Milton Peterson. Mr and Mrs Floyd Treat and Mr and Mrs Marvin Larson and Mrs Herman Gable attended the Thunder, April 4, 191? Al fl eno (la.) Upper fat Mofn«-S Large Stock of REPLACEMENT PARTS On Hand Prompt Service At All Times Service Motors Available For Emergency Use PRATT ELECTRIC CO. Phone CY 4.4326 Algona, la. There 7 * safely in the road they ride on, too Modern Asphalt has ckid resistance built in. You stop when a school bus stops on the highway. And 'the sandpaper texture on the surface of a modern; Asphalt road helps you stop safely — provides high resistance to skidding under wet or dry conditions. Of course, the driver, not the pavement causes 98% of all accidents. Again, Asphalt highways help out. They absorb eye-straining glare, 'reduce dangerous reflection, make your driving easier. Their white lane markings are easier to see. Modern Asphalt 'highways are l the most comfortable, econom* leal and safest paving today, ASPHALT PAVING ASSOCIATION OF IOWA ?aO .Grand Av*nw«, D« Molntl weddfng and reception of ttoftna Moore, daughter of Mr and Mrs Virgil Moore, to Arnold Madsen, at the Methodist Church, Fairmont, Saturday night. Irvington Ideals The Irvinglon Ideals met at the home of Blondina and Joyce Erpelding, March 23, with 20 members and three mothers pre- sent. A demonstration was given b* Bonnie Froehlich and Virginia Klein, and a talk by Judy Froehlich. PlRSf T. O. Carlson, one of Leland's earliest residents celebrated his 80th birthday recently. He is known to be the first white child born in what is now the town of Leland. BUT Cheek the dates! Clean out your medicine cabinet now. Check the dates. Old drug* deteriorate and last year'* prescription may not be right for you now. See us for your everyday health needs. ' Phone CY 4-2528 THUENTE PHARMACY OUR BUSINESS IS PROTECTING YOUR HEALTH THE RIGHT COLOR TO GIVE THE WALIS |N YOUR HOME NEW BEAUTY! be sure with foftTT & LAMBERT Beautiful colors truly calibrated for decorative perfection . . . Pratt & Lambert New Lyt-all Flowing Flat and Vitralite Enamel. ; i . " •• • f New Lyt-all Flowing Flat is the finest alkyd flat enamel for walls; velvet-smooth yet scrubbable. It's quick and easy to apply with brush or roller. Use anytime. There's no objectionable odor. iVitralite, The Long'Uft Enamel, is superb for wood*] ; work and trim in matching or harmonizing^ colors. So durable, it stays new-looking for years. Give your home a lift with beautiful new Pratt & Lambert colors.VThey are calibrated to harmonize perfectly.; Building Supply Co. 210 East State PAINTS and WALLPAPER Phone CY 4-3737 The Geerlings Feed Mills, Inc. Waterloo, Iowa will hold OPEN HOUSE at Brown's Dairy Feed Service (Loren Brown) ALGONA, IOWA FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 1957 1Q;OQ o.m. to 9:00 p.m. FREE COFFEE AND DONUTS FREE DOOR PRIZES GEERUNGS SERVICEMEN WILL BE ON HAND AU PAY TO DISCUSS YOUR LIVESTOCK PROBLEMS. DO GOME IN AND MEET THEM. SPECIAL FOR THIS DAY ONLY! Yew will rweiv* absolutely free with the purchase of 1,000 IPS. Weonin 9 Meal er 4,000 Ibs. Geerlingf Cattle Feed .or 2,000 Ibf. of any combination of <my eth*r ' Oeerlingi Feed* YOUR CHOICE OF A POKTABlf 6J.«TRIC MIXER AN ElECTRJc'^TEAM {RON Brown's Dairy Feed Service Algona, la, -s ^f ...... ,«•,..., i ,.-.,„•.> , Qp |p t u.3FK^5j

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