The Daily Journal from Fergus Falls, Minnesota on May 1, 1974 · Page 2
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LORSUNG, SALWEI, TAKE COMMAND - Bob Lownng, front left, and Arliss Salwei, front right, were installed last night to head the local VFW Club and Auxiliary for the coming year. They replace Al Salwei and Anna Stroscbein who served in those capacities during the past year. (Journal photo by June Barnum) Miss Miller is bride of Paul Larson Deanna Lynn Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Miller of Kerkhoven, became the bride of Paul James Larson, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Larson of St. Thomas, N.D., in a wedding Mar. 9 performed by the Rev. John Guthrcy at St. John's Lutheran Church, St. Thomas. Guests included Mrs. Augusta Miller of Riverview Heights, grandmother of the bride, and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Formo of Green Acres Trailer Ct., aunt and uncle of the bride. Mr. and Mrs. Larson are now living in St. Thomas where the groom is employed. The bride attended Fergus Falls State Junior College and Willmar Community College. She is employed at the Grafton State School. New officers installed by VFW and Auxiliary Harold T. Swenson Post 612, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary held joint installation of officers in a ceremony held last night at the VFW Club in Fergus Falls. Bob I-orsung assumed the office of VFW commander and Arliss Salwei, president of the VFW Auxiliary. The Post installation also included: Jim Hammond, Sr. vice commander Jim Strader, Jr. vice commander Vince Robertson, quartermaster Dave Tomhave, adjutant Roger Bengston, chaplain Al Salwei, trustee (3 years) Stan Formo, judge advocate Ray Anderson Post surgeon Harris Christensen, Post service officer Lee Hedstrom and Pete Strader, house committee. Evie Hedstrom, Sr. vice president Pearl Thompson, Jr. vice president lona Kvenvolden, treasurer Ethyl Berg, secretary Marcia Ferber, chaplain Vicki Een, conductress Lucille Harworth, guard Anna Stroschein, trustee (3 years) Myrtle Christensen, patriotic instructor Pauline Glorvigen, historian Effie Green, Emily Earl, Selma Muchow and Audrey Johnson, color bearers Anita Mohn, flag bearer . Audrey Bourassa, banner bearer, Ruth Strader, musician. Personal Social and Workshop for office workers scheduled NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER - Students of Our Lady of Victory Catholic School gave special recognition to National Day of Prayer yesterday as they held a special service which included the posting of pictures each had provided to signify some action or event requiring God's mercy and forgiveness. Many of the churches in the city also marked the day with special prayer services during the afternoon or evening. (Journal photo by June Barnum) Mrs. James Schmidt of Fergus Falls, Volunteer Driver, was one of 22 persons attending an April 19 "Transportation of the Elderly and Handicapped" course at Minneapolis' Sister Kenny Institute. Responding to the need for training persons involved in transportation services for the elderly and disabled, the workshop presented a practical approach to mobility and communication problems. Karen Balken, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Balken of 609 N. Broadway, was confirmed Mar. 28. Her parents entertained 53 friends and relatives following the service. Auxiliary included: members also Kelly Fcrbcr and Ethyl Berg served as installing officers for the ceremony, Myrtle Christensen as installing conductress, and Don Berg as installing officer of the Day. Two divorces catch her in the middle By Abigail Van Buren * 1*74 If CI1CW TriMM-N. f. Htm Sin*., IK. DEAR ABBY: My brother left his wife and five children and got a divorce. My close friend subsequently divorced her husband. It soon came out that my brother and my friend had been seeing each other for a few years before their divorces. They are presently living together and plan to be married soon. I hope they will find the happiness together they lacked in their former marriages, but thare is a problem: I have always been very close to my brother's wife, and I adore the children. My brother says that his ex-wife is no longer a part of ttie family, and that if I want to see his children I should do so when he has them for visitation. Brother says that if his ex-wife is invited to any family gatherings, he and his wife-to-be will not come. I don't want to have to choose whom to invite to my home for a family affair, but I am told that since my brother is closer to me than his ex-wife, he should not have to stay away. During the holidays, I invited everyone and left the decision up to those who wanted to come, but there was side-choosing and ill feelings, so I cancelled the party. My own children are being denied associating with their cousins, and remaining neutral is not easy. Please help. IN THE MIDDLE DEAR IN: Your brother divorced his wife, you didn't, so don't let him dictate whom you shall have in your home. Ask everyone you want, and if Brother doesn't want to come, let him stay away. DEAR ABBY: Several of us have a question to which we have been unable to find an answer. When a married man is invited to be the guest speaker for a women's club [business or social], what about his wife? The affair is usually held in the evening at a motel or hotel beginning with a dinner. What is the speaker's wife supposed to do? Sit home and eat alone while her husband is being fussed over by a bunch of women? I feel that if a club can't afford two meals, they should get their speakers from the membership. Also, what if the meeting is out of town over a weekend? Don't you think Ihe speaker's wife should be invited too? Please set us straight on this. A CLUB DIVIDED DEAR CLUB: It is customary when inviting a speaker to let him know that his wife is welcome, too. If this courtesy is omitted and the speaker wants his wife to be included, he should say so. Weekends? Absolutely—if the budget permits., DEAR ABBY: To the lady who was 30 and recently divorced and wanted to know where to go to meet men. Here's what I did at age 36 and newly divorced: I called around to all the churches [all denominations] and got information on all the religious and social gatherings the churches sponsored for singles in my age group. Then I made a list and took turns visiting all the churches. It look a lot of courage to go to so many strange groups alone, but it paid off because at Ihe Unitarian church i met just the man for me. We have been happily married for 15 years. HAPPY IN HOUSTON DKAK HAPPY: Some people go to church to pray. Others go to pray (hey meet someone. To each his own. LaVonne Beckler, education coordinator at Lake Region Hospital, was one of 34 persons attending an April 17-19 "Ihservice Education Methods and Techniques" course at Minneapolis' Sister Kenny Institute. Persons in rehabilitation and health care fields who direct, teach, and coordinate staff development programs for clinical affiliation training participated. Mr. and Kirs. Rodney Haugen of Burnsville are parents.,of a son, Eric Thor, born Apr. 28. They also have a son, Jason,'2. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Idor Hesby of 201 E. Aleott and Harold G. Haugen of N.E. Fergus Falls. Lake Region Hospital Discharged Apr. 30: Mrs. Martin Belief euille, Route 1 Mrs. Ruth Hagensick, Battle Lake Rodger Neumann, 511 E. St. Charles Mrs. Steve Vallevand and boy, Oak 'Ridge Est. The Business and Office Education Department at the Community College is sponsoring a "Girl Friday" Workshop Friday, May 10, from 1 - 4:30 p.m. in the Humanities Building. Registration will begin at 12:45 p.m. Secretaries in the Fergus Falls area, business teachers, and students interested in office occupations are encouraged to come. Dr. Mark Langemo, associate professor of Business and Vocational Education at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, will conduct the workshop. Dr. Langemo is the author of over 20 articles which have appeared in various state and national publications and he has conducted workshops for business teachers and office management workshops for businessmen and secretaries in 15 states and Canada. Topics for the afternoon include: —A Look at Today's Modern Office — and Requirements for Secretaries in the 70's and 80's. —Improving Executive and Secretarial Teamwork. —How to Improve the Content and Speed the Efficiency of Preparing Your Correspondence. DUPLICATE BRIDGE WINNERS 1. Dorothy Mickelson and Ray Oelslager 2. Nick Weyrens and Myrabelle Oelslager 3. Helen Nirva and Sylvia Benser 4. Thelma and I.L. Swanson Open House Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jens of Barnesville will be honored on their 40th wedding anniversary at an open house Sunday, May 5 from 2-5 p.m. at the Assembly of God Church, Barnesvilie. Local students active in state speech contest DR. LANGEMO —A Practical Business Forms Control Program for the Small Business. • —Ten Successful Techniques for Increasing Efficiency and Cutting Costs in Your Office. Registration for the workshop may be made by calling the college, 736-7544. There is no registration fee. Questions regarding the workshop may be directed to Margaret Kratzke or Mike Wollan, business instructors at the college. Elaine Astrup and Paul Dieseth, students at Fergus Falls High School, competed in the 1974 Minnesota State High School League Speech Festival at Henry Sibley High School in St. Paul last Saturday. Dieseth, a junior, competed in the extemporaneous speaking division. Miss Astrup, a sophomore, competed in the serious interpretation of drama division. Her selection was a cutting from the play "The Lark" by Jean Anouihl. The high school speech coaches for these two students are Dale Ruehle and Kathy Holiday. Lynn Balken is director of the speech program. One hundred and seventy-six boys and girls representing 101 different high schools participated in the 1974 festival. These young men and women were finalists in competition that started with over 22,000 participants in some 450 schools." The State Festival began on Saturday morning with two preliminary rounds of competition. Eight finalists were selected in each of the eleven divisions to perform on Saturday afternoon before a panel of three judges. Miss Astrup was one of the eight finalists in her division. An awards ceremony followed the afternoon competition. Awards were pres ented by Murrae Freng, executive director of the Minnesota State High School League. Fergus falls (Mn.) Journal Wednesday, May 1,1974 j French toast is delicious when it is made with stale French bread. Cards of Thanks CARD OF THANKS I extend my heartfelt thanks to all who sent cards, gifts, and flowers and to Those who visited me during my hospital stay. Special thanks to Pastor Knick and Vicar O' Brien for their comforting visits and to the membersof the Bell Choir for cards and gifts. God bless you. Lena Schultz (Large Selection-0) WEDDING l\Vimil}.\S and mm VEHMTS XAW.\S BRIDU BOOKS Fast Service, ^ Beautiful Styles, 7 Reasonably Priced! -g Napkins Imprinted 3J Free with ^ S25 Wedding Order *., * CARD OF THANKS Sincere thanks to friends and relatives for cards, flowers and gifts while I was in the hospital. Thanks to Drs. Sanderson. Frerich, Kreiser and to nurses. Mrs. Wallace Wilde Homemakers' workshop dates set at Morris CARDOF THANKS Thanks to relatives and friends tof visits, cards, flowers and gifts wtiiLe I was in thehospitai. Thanks to Rev. Van Dyken for visits and nurses lor their wonderful care. God bless you all. Arthur Stock Printing Office Book and Stationery Store Eggs, because they pick up odors from other foods, should be stored in a covered container in the refrigerator. A Lovelier You SHE HAD A LITTLE CURL By Mary Sue Miller To paraphrase an old nursery rhyme: There was a MUlt girl who had ;i little curl, right in the middle of her forehead. When it \v;is pond, il w;.s very, very good But when it was bad. it was horrid. How often are your tresses in ;i lion id Six—limp or fu/zy? You've had an end perm and sleep on rollers bill, by evening. you] 1 do looks straight and stringy. More cxas- peialing. the waves and ends kink up. in spite of a straightening and sets aimed at control. Is there a solution to Ihe problem, except a reset on electrically heated rollers? That's the usual tack. But for a quickie, have you tried an electric curling iron -a rod with clamps thai when heated, curls or uncurls lo your oider inMJinler? Lovelies of bygone eras depended on irons heated ovct gas jets, and later on by electricity. Modern technology has updated iions. One type o stick or rod is cordless and thereto]e easy to manipulate in the hair. A little thermostatic.il'y controlled heating unit comes with it. the rod's tip is insulated as a safeguard for the unsteady hand. A button releases mist the amount you want. If you are accustomed to setting waves and curls, jus follow the pattern when using a mist slick curler-style iron. To conquer kinks: 1. Isolate an unruly strand 2. Clamp rod at roots of strand and slide to ends, keep ing hair tan! and straight. 3. On reaching ends, roll hni in opposite direction from curl—hold. 4. Unwind slowl; and "pull" kinks out. HOW TO HAVE LOVELIER HAIR llvrr.f.r.ii- ><IHT Inir iTuUm-l S-ii.l fnr mi l»v>klrl. I|U\V 'I I HUT. loVKIIK.K H\ll!. A.lvi.v inju.l.-: rnrrv. tiu- .-.,i,- of ,lr .i)iii-c\i. oily anil hcm!-lo in impc lutr: e\|>crt miming im-llunU .1 Ui'.unirr.l of [into! ii.iit: liiLT-l\lr [oniml.i-; li['- «tn |w-rfn linn MI The 60th annual Homemakers Workshop will be held June 18 and 19 on the University of Minnesota, Morris Campus. This year's event is being cosponsored by the West Central Experiment Station, Agricultural Extension Service and University of Minnesota, Morris, and will centralize on the theme "The Revival of Old Arts and Crafts." On the program for general sessions are Ron Pitzer, Extension Family Life Specialist, speaking on "Creativity in Children"; a Scandinavian foods demonstration by Kathy Sorenson, home economist, Minnesota Natural Gas Company: quilt and rug displays; and a "Show and Tell" time where the women will have opportunity to demonstrate their own talents. Some of the topics to be included in demonstrations and workshop classes are needlepoint, rosemaling, afghan stitch crochet, pine cone wreath, Klokkestrengs, quilting, drying of leaves and flowers, rug making, sand paintings, wood shavings art, ribbon German star, and "Creativity in Children" discussion workshop (Tuesday only). There will also be a display of the Indian arts. Circulars will be available from the West Central Experiment Station, Morris, giving details on costs, topics and methods of registration. Clubs & Societies Sons of Norway will hold its business meeting Thursday at 8 p.m. at Security State Bank community room. Town & Country Squares will meet Friday at 8:30 p.m. at the Labor Temple. Ijee Newton calling. Potluck lunch. All dancers and spectators welcome. TOPS Club 37 will meet tomorrow at 7 p.m. in the Carnegie Room of the Public Library. Weigh-in starting al 6:15. Reading Club spring luncheon will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at the home of Mrs. S. C. Nelson. Mrs. Joe Lunstad will review "Twice Over Lightly" by Ix»s and Hoyes. Marinate canned bean sprouts, after draining, in French dressing and serve on lettuce as a salad on a Chinese- style menu. Woodland Heights 4-H Club will hold a joint meeting with the Wolf Lake 4-H Club tonight at the Fergus town hall. Bud Poole of Otter Tail Power Company will give a talk on safety. Meetal the Bob Knutson home at 7 p.m. for rides. The Drama and Music Departments Fergus Falls Community College Present THE BEGGAR'S OPERA By John Gay (As presented on Ihe London Stage in 1728) Thursday thru Sunday May 2-5, 8:15p.m. Sunday Matinee at 3 p.m. Adults $1.50 Students $1.00 ALL SEATS RESERVED Tickets available at Roy Olson Music and Community College, or send stamped, self-addressed envelope to "Beggar's Opera" Fergus Falls Community College. Enclose check for number and kind of tickets. FERGUS Evening7:33&9:30 Adults $1.25 —Children Under 14 — 50c Inc. Tax 1 WEEK STARTING TONIGHT DRIVE-IN THEATRE IS NOW OPEN EVERY FRIDAY-SATURDAY & SUNDAY NIGHT THE CHALET CHANTICLEER Premier Restaurant of Ihe Otter Tail Empire Will Be Re-Opening for the 1974 Season on Wednesday, May 8 Overlooking Crystal Clear Otter Tail l-ake, 13 Miles North of Battle Lake or 14 Miles South of Perham on State Highway 78. —Open Every Day at 5:00 p.m.— SALAD BAR and SET-UPS Phono: Ottertail 367-2333

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