The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 30, 1955 · Page 34
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4-AI§6n« (la.) Upper De» Moine* Thursday, June 30, t$55 Rwings CO CHRIS REE8B A Lttlt* of thlt, * LlttU 6t That; Not Much ot It was while driving fo Ihe Yellowstone region in Wyoming a week ago that I done some arithmaticing as to the service the wheels on my bus was giving me. And so I measured the cir- umferance of the tire on my bus and that reached a total of 87 inches (7 feet and 3 inches) and so it is that driving a mile that wheel turns 728 times. And FO, driving that trip of 2,391 miles each wheel turned over 1,740,643 times. There are 63,336 inches in a milo and so I figured that I covered 151.535.376 inches in driving during that western trip. If you like to arithmatic next time you take a trip figure tlir mileage by inches, so to speak. I have a screen covering Ihc front of the car and that screen sure picks up bugs galore. And if you are interested in the different kinds of bugs drop around and have a look at that screen. Bugs from Wyoming, South Dakota and Nebraska and they sure vary in size and shape, so to speak. And it would be swell to live in Yellowstone because of the variance of day heal. If you had a house about half way up a mountain then when the weather is hot you just fix an elevator to move upward a space and when it was high enough to be cold then you shift the elevator earthward and there it would be warm. Just see what you'd save in heating fuel, and in ice products when it's hot. And there would be no lawns to mow and in the winter time thcre'd be no walks to shovel either. Yep, there are many s"well advantages living in Yellowstone. —o— And after making a trip through Nebraska. Wyoming and South Dakota I am sure proud o! how Iowa is and looks. Miles upon miles of stretches in Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming whore there is nothing grows but a weed looking grass, not tho type our cattle would appreciate. And . there is no growing of grains, or vegetables, nothing but a weedy sort of looking mess. And so there is iv- farming done and for miles and miles you hardly sec a house, rv barn, no nothing. Just shows up the millions upon millions o-' acres west of Iowa, which grow nothing in foods or stock feeds. just nothing but weeds, so to speak. And. brother, you have every right and reason in the world for being proud of Iowa, where the tall corn grows. —o— And nexl week we meei up with the 4th of July. There wa^ a time when that day was lop.-, in this country. But for some reason or other the day has IDS' observance in many angles. Say 20 years ago there were cap pistols, fire crackers, and fire works in the hands of everybody, kids up to the older gents, and it wa> a day of shooting galore. Firc- crackers were the tops in everybody's hands. And there were parados and sessions where tine day was declared one of glory from every standpoint. But now you can'l even fire a firecracker, and parados and bands and cele- bralions are nil, so to speak. —o— Shorlly we're going io have B circus do stunts in Algona. And that reminds me of the days gone by since I was a member of a circus band. 'Twas in the clays when the circus traveled by means of wagons and teams. But it was considered one of the biggest and best in thosc'days. There were 42 wagons loaded to the brim and several of them wqrc drawn by four horses. And there were two elephants and two camels which marched from town to town. There were 21 mem- you KNOW- 'hat there are nearly 20,000 motion picture theatres in America attended nightly by 15,000,000 movie fans. This is five times an many movie houses as there are in the United Kingdom; six times as many as m Germany anc ten times as many as there are in France or Italy. MORE VALUE ! MORE STONE ! LESS COST When You Select Your Diamond at Private Showing Room ! Open Evenings! hers in the band and there were 19 trapeze performers and rope swinging experts as well as 1'i, ladies and gents who performed in the ring on the ground. For those days it was considered one of the lop circuses in the U. S. There were two rings in the main tent, swings and trapeze galore and people and horses put on a show of one and a half hour and the price of admission was only 30c and loc. And after two performances one afternoon and one evening, the tents and equipments were loaded into wagons and hauled to the next town, sometimes an all night job because of distance. But folks enjoyed the circus as the modern folks do. And I was a member of a 21-piece band and after the- night show we packed our horns and slaved with the other gents in packing and getting to the next stop. Oh, brother what a difference between those show days and the modern circus en tertainment, so to speak. Showers Honor Two Titonka Illegal Sale Of Beer Charged H. B. Frey, Lcdyard cafe operator, is charged with selling beer illegally in a case filed before Fred E. Button, Lcdyard justict- of the peace, last week. Frey was bound over to the next term of Kossuth district court. Bond of $500 was posted by Frey. Albert Barnes, Lcdyard constable, filed the charges' lie said Frey did not have a license to sell beer. Only once lias the speaker of the house ever become president, when James K. Polk was elected in 1894. Tilonka—Miss Ruth Phelps was honored at a miscellaneous shower at the Methodist church parlors Friday evening, June 24, with 100 guests present. The table was decorated in blue and white with Ruth's white slippers on a mirror on the center of the table and a nosegay ot flowers in each slipper. Streamers were hanging from above and flowers of,various kinds around it. A nice program was given after which the bride-to-be opened her gifts, assisted by Mrs LeRoy Phelps. and Denise Dunnavan and Diane Moore brought the presents to her. Lunch was served to the guests at the close of the evening by 22 neighbors and friends of the bride. Miss Phelps will be married July 10 at 7:30 at the Methodist church in Titonka to Paul Krominga, son of Mr and Mrs Amos Krominga. A grocery shower was held at the home of Mrs Henry Plaisier for Mary Lee Cole with about 26 guests present. A short program was given after which the bride- to-be opened her gifts. The table was decorated with a basket of flowers and she was assisted by Misses Janet Plaisier and Linda Kruuse. A delicious lunch was served at the close of the evening by Alvina Baade, Mrs Alfred Baade, Mrs Irvin Beenken and Mrs Henry Plaisier. Miss Cole will be married Sunday- evening, July 3, at the Burt Methodist church at 7:30 to Walter Baade, son of Mr and Mrs Dick Baade of Titonka. Mrs Truman Lander and daughter Kimberly, of Rockfprd, 111. came last Sunday and visited for the week with Mr and Mrs Herbert Klasse and on Saturday Mi- Lander came by car and they all left for their home Monday, June 27. Mr and Mrs Verle Schmidt and family and Beverly Haack returned home Monday evening from a 5-day vacation up in northern Minnesota. Mr and Mrs Herbert Klasse and Mrs Truman Lander and daughter attended the Aukes reunion at Clear Lake Wednesday, June 22. Mr and Mrs Dale Bruns of Omaha. Neb. came over the weekend to visit relatives and to get their oldest son, who has been visiting his grandparents. Mr and Mrs Joe Presthus and daughter of Algona, Mr and Mrs Martin Brandt, Mrs Erna Franzen, Mrs Katie Rode and Mr and Mrs Herbert Rakow and family attended the Tegtmeyer family reunion held at Clear Lake Sun- clay. A family get-together in honor of Roger Krominga, who recently returned from armed service, was hold at the city park in Clear Lake Sunday. Those in attendance were the families of Amos Kniminga, Gene Krominga, Russell Krominga, Henry D. Harms, Rei ruler Krominga, Glenn Miller and Paul Krominga and Ruth Phelps and Mrs Delois Dunnivan and family of Rockford, 111. They met Mr and Mrs Glaus Daniels, Mr and Mrs Kenneth Humberg and Mr and Mrs Donald Humberg, aU of Clear Lake, there. Mr and Mrs Dale Higgins and family attended the Friest reunion at Clear Lake Sunday. Mr and Mrs George Sachau and Phyllis visited with their cou- sins Mr and Mrs Lloyd Saldow, and Gloria of Humboldt at Clear Lake Sunday afternoon. Mrs Mary Gallmeyer of South Dakota has been visiting her niece, Louise Scnnc, the past week. Mr and Mrs Harold Taft and Mickey and Patricia of Ames are visiting over the weekend with relatives and friends here and at Sexton. Mr Taft was the former Telephone operator here in Titonka. Mr and Mrs Fred Jennings of Sexton and Mrs Taft were Saturday visitors at the home of Mrs Lucy Newville. 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