The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 30, 1955 · Page 19
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 19

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 30, 1955
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_ This week the July issues of the magazines came, which is always a signal for me to go on a reading binge. There was more time than usual to indulge this vice for I spent one day shop- sitting, minding. the telephone while the office girl was gone and being blissfully ignorant of their bookkeeping system there was little else to do but read. And now I can start complaining that I don't have a thing in the house to read. Grandmothers are mentioned several times in the current issues and though these are all famous grandmothers they aren't too much different from the ordinary variety. Anyway, every grandmother is famous — at least to, her own grandchildren * * *. Grandmother Betty McDonald has an article in Good Housekeeping, entitled, "All The Joys" and she says, "I guess most of us foolish grandmothers have said at some time, 'The thing that is so wonderful about being a grandmother is that you have all the joy and none of the bore of raising children.' I thought of this with some bitterness as I watched the sun rise this morning." The reason for this change in Betty's attitude is that her 3 small grandchildren were staying with her while their mother was ill and they were running her ragged night and day. In true McDonald style she injects a lot of humor into the story of her trials and though she's still crazy about her grandchildren she says "God certainly knows what He is doing when He gives young children to the young" * . * » Grandmother Elizabeth. Queen Mother of England is mentioned in Coronet. Her trouble, unlike Betty Mcponald's, is that she is prevented by the blueness of her blood from; .getting real intimate with her : grandchildren. -The article tries to'make her grandchild, Prince Charles, Heir Apparent, sound like a normal six year old but I can't help feeling • lorry for both of them. The F rince enjoys candy, but he must never be seen with a piece in his mouth. On one occasion when he was caught, he removed the candy hurriedly and thrust it, still sticky, into the gloved hand of the Queen Mother. "Please hold that for me, Grannie", he said. Charles is boistrous in 'private, the article says, but he has learn^ ed to be unobtrusive before'a 1 crowd and must never, in public, run shouting to greet his grandmother. How would you grand- mothers like it if your little dar- ings were forbidden to climb all over you when saying, hello? Charles sees his granny by appointment, only — at "hklf past ten and not a minute before." * * . * The Readers Digest, in an at tide condensed from Life, credits a grandmother from keeping the Ford Motor Company from going broke, Or for part of the operation, anyway. Henry Ford II had to have his grandfather's approval for an entirely new method of cost accounting and the old gentlemen, Henry I was bedfast, ill and greatly under the influence of a character called Harry Benett. Grandmother, Clara Ford and grandson talked at length, she interceded for him, and after a while young Henry had its authorization. The company reformed, stopped losing money and under the new management are off and on to new heights. * * * Marceline Cox in her Ask Any Woman feature in the Ladies Home Journal says, "Parenthood: when you can use the experience you haven't had. Grandparent- hood when you can't use the experience you've had." Oar local boy who made good in the big time literary fields, •Richard Sherman, is in a bit of hot water over a story of his that appeared in the June Good Housekeeping. The story, "The Life of Two Parties" was about a reformed alcholic, brilliantly written as are all Mr Sherman's stories. The story has a bitter end, however and I would not have liked it if it hadn't been written by somebody who once lived in Algona. In the July issue, a woman, the wife of an alcoholic in real life, takes issue with the story,, the author, the magazine and the present lack of responsibility of the press and in her case I can't blame her. The Editors say, "We think he, (Richard Sherman) is one of the two or three best story writers in America and we would publish the story all over again, given the opportunity. We would also publish again this letter." * * * Cosmopolitan has a question and answer deal about Worry. It says people worry most about money and success—this kind of worry is more prevalent than the common cold. .Women worry •about their weight and appearance, their family and their mar- 1-iage. 'Men worry about their virility, their hair, prestige, meeting bills and their career. How to stop worrying? One way is THESE WOMEN! By d'AleSste "I TOLD you it was too nice a day to go ,to the beach I" to live one day at a time, and each twenty-four hour period to it's fullest. But I still think four or five thousand extra dollars in the bank would be a big help. * * * We had a nice weekend irip to Woman's Lake. Father had a part to install on Earl Miller's cottage up there so the kids the dog and I rode along to keep him company. The cottage is beautiful. It's hard to believe that the local workmen accomplished so much in just one week and still had a little time for fun. We saw the pair of eagles Daddy told us about—they were in their nest in a tall tree—and we brought home a batch of turtle eggs to see if they'd hatch in our sand-pile. And we>,all got sunburned Sam and Rose Medin have a cottage within sight of the one We stayed in and the Ray Beamish's were staying in their cottage. We saw Borghild and Lloyd Robinson getting into a boat but we didn't get to talk with them We also met some people named Collins from Swea City. When Mrs Earl Miller arrived at the cottage she was hungry. It was almost eleven o'clock when they got to Brainerd and knowing that the Rev. Kittrell formerly of the First Baptist church here, was preaching, decided to stop off for the worship service. While Mrs Miller and daughter, Marilyn were in church, son, Marvin and his friend, Tom Potter were asked to pick up a couple of hamburgers for them to save time. Back on the highway again, Mrs Miller and Marilyn unwrapped the sandwiches. The buns were neatly sliced, they were well buttered, there was a slice of tomato and a leaf of lettuce but not a single speck of hamburger was in either bun! Ana Mrs Miller had just declined an invitation from the Rev. and Mrs Kittrell to stay to Sunday dinner. * * ' * •• A couple of years ago Mrs W. M. Giddings of Kerman, Calif, sent me a saucepan brownie recipe that has been a favorite ot ours ever since. The texture of the finished product is just right, but best of all they are easy to make and take so little dish washing. Some of you have told me you'd like the recipe repeated so that's what we'll do this week. Saucepan Brownies 1/3 cup shortening 1/3 cup cocoa 1 cup sugar % cup milk '/2 cup sifted flour % tsp. baking powder Vz tsp. salt 2 eggs, well beaten 1 tsp. vanilla Vz cup chopped nuts Heat the shortening and the cocoa in a large saucepan. When the shortening has melted, add the sugar and milk and bring the mixture to a boil. Remove from stove. Sift the flour, bakifng powder and salt into the hot mixture. Then add eggs, vanilla and nuts, beating until well blended. Pour batter into a greased and floured 8 inch square pan. Bake 24 to 30 minutes in a 350 degree oven. Cut into squares while still warm. You might as well make a double batch while you are at it. —GRACE. A long face and a broad mind are rarely found under the same hat. " Dollars are banked by, those who don't deposit their quarters on chairs. Health Rules Outlined For Cattle, Hogs All cattle and swine presented for exhibition at the Kossuth County Fair, the Iowa State Fair, or any fair or exhibition within the state, will be considered under quarantine and not eligible for showing until the owner or agent presents the proper health certificate, according to extension director, Dean Barnes. Official health certificates must be presented to and approved by the veterinary inspector in charge of the fair or exhibition before time of showing. It must state that the animals comply with the following rules: All female cattle and bulls shall be identified a? originating from herds, all animals of which were negative to the 'last tuberculin test applied within one year. If such cattle are not of this classification, they shall have proved negative to a tuberculin test applied within 75 days of the opening date of the fair or exposition. All female cattle over 6 months of age must have passed a negative test for Bang's disease (Bru- cellosis) within 75 days prior to the opening date of the fair, except such cattle 1 as originate in herds designated and certified by the proper livestock sanitary authorities of the stale of origin as Bang's disease accredited herds. The blood samples must have been drawn by a licensed accredited veterinarian, tested by an approved laboratory and certified to by the livestock sanitary official of the state of origin. Steer calves need not be tested but must be accompanied by a health certificate showing them to be free from symptoms of infectious and contagious diseases as determined by a clinical inspection. Calves vaccinated against Bang's disease, between the ages of 4 and 8 months with Brucella- abortus vaccine Strain No. 19 and which were negative to an agglutination test within 20 days prior to the date of vaccination, will be accepted without additional test up to 38 months of age, provided vaccination was applied and the blood sample drawn by a licensed accredited veterinarian and properly reported by him. The agglutination test on these blood samples must have been made by a recognized laboratory. Calves vaccinated against Bang's disease between the ages of 4 and 8 months with Brucella- abortus vaccine Strain No. 19, without the benefit of pretest, will be accepted without additional test up to 24 months following the date of vaccination, provided the vaccination was applied by a licensed accredited veterinarian and 'Properly identified and 1 reported by him. ' ' Swine Swine must be accompanied by a certificate showing that they have hppn immunized with nnfi- hog cholera serum and hog cholera virus not less than 21 days prior to the opening dale, or when serum alone is used not more than 15 days before opening dny or they must have been vaccinated with one of the approved Thursday, June 30, 1955 Afgona (la.) Upper 06s Molnes-3 non-virulent vaccines used for the prevention of hog cholera, not less than 21 days or more than J2 months. U-D-M Want Ad* Bring Result* Not how good you make your goods, but how good your goods make (lie buyer. Thrift is a wonderful virtue— particularly in an ancestor. 50 million times a day at home, at work or while at play There's nothing like a f. SO BRIGHT... so right fo« you... so tangy in taste, ever-fresh in sparkle. 2. 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