The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 22, 1955 · Page 46
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 46

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, September 22, 1955
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2-Algbfla (la.) Uppi* Des Mottles Thursday, Sept. 22, 1955 I liko little pirls. They are sweet, innocent rind delightful to have around most of the time. But little girls hnve quite a bit of hair on their heads and if you don't want to get into trouble with the Board of Health, every once in a while thai hair has In be shampooed. And hair washing can turn an otherwise sunm little Miss into a screamim; rneaiiy. * * # The actual lalhering rinsine, and pin-curling of a little girl's hair often takes less time than talking her into submitting to the process in the first place. There's always <me more pajce in the comic book, one more TV program to find "how it comes out" oi- a doll to be put to bed before the-shampoo cah^be Started. Or the little lady disappears to her friend's house while Mama is rounding up the shampoo, towels and combs. * * * At our house, I sometimes try to make a game out of hair .washing. I place a stool by the table, set out the bobby pins and try to make the kitchen sink look like a shampoo lavatory, "Mrs Sigsbee's Homely Beauty Parlor is now open far, business", I-<m- ounce gaily. "Who gets to be my first customer?" "Mary Ann does!", shouts Jennie. "Jennie docs'.", shouts Mary Ann. "1 had to be first last week."' No real hairdresser works half so hard a? I do enticing customers into tin 1 Salon. ' » * * Various methods have been tried ,at our house in the effort to make juvenile hair wishing less hectic. We've shampooed in the bathtub with the victim lying over my arm \vhile 1 pour water over her hair, we've tried the spray faucet on the kitchen sink and we've even set tip the ironing board for thr.- girls to lay on with their heads hanging ovei the lavatory, It all ends up the same \yay. Soap in the. eyes, water all over the floor, scream-, and tears from the daughters and a very much disgusted mother. As ihe children grow older, things are beginning to look up a little in the .hair washing department. Mai'y Ann has learned to do jJ»rt of the job by herself and when she gets lather in her eyes she screams much more softly than when Mamma does i',. Bill, bless his heart, is n boy and can tend to his own sham- poohiL, with a swipe of the washcloth while he's bathing. Jeanie is still a full fledged protestor. So, if on any Saturday morning you come within six blocks of our house and you hear an awful commalion,- please .don't think I am beating our offspring. I am merely trying to wash 'their Three-quarier length coats with big flap pockets, in rich fleecy wool are a family affair in Ihese smart sportscar styles. , Like most TV addicts we've. been following the $04,000 Question program. It was quite a moment when that Marine went for, and won the big pri/.e for his kno;,vl:.'dge of fancy cooking. The president of the sponsoring company gave quite a speech about how the Honor and Traditions of the Mnriijc Corps were glorified by the leatherneck winning the money but I .fail to sse how knowing what's in a lot of French dishes could win very many battles. The producers of this show are masters in the ar f of building audience suspense and they also think up- some pretty hard questions. But if they nsed some additional tips on questioning they should consult PENNEY' in mind hand- • • t picked fall fashions from Penney's Peimey's big before-season selection of winter coats at an unheard of low Penney's gets the jump on winter! BEFORE the season starts, \ve have a terrific specia> purchase of brand nu\v coats . , . deep-textured Zibelinc fleeces, all wool checks, reused wool and reprocessed •mohair blends, wool-face, cotton-back knit curls; colors galore, fashion's newest styles, quality detailed and taiilored. Pick today, pay little by little on Peniiey's Layaway plan and get the buys of your life right now at Penney's, See The Warm, Wonderful Selection PENNEY'S TWIST-TWEEDS, MOHAIR And WOOLS, And EXQUISITELY STYLED CHINCHILLAS LUSCIOUS NEW COIORS SIZES 10-16 32 The all-important occasion* al pieces, the finishing touch to a smart decor, add a dramatic note to the fall presentation of new fashions in furniture. This handsome and practical bar buffet is ideal for a small dining room or apartment. nt the wedding and she said that the bride was wearing a garter belonging to Irene as the "sotne- •thing blue" that tradition demands. Mrs Chrischilles wore it at her own wedding, all her daughters-in-law wore it and it has been worn by several other brides outside the family. I also enjoyed talking with Bertha Godfrey who came up frorn Ames to attend the wedding of her former first grade pupil. In one of ihe recipe contests, Lois Trunkhill of Burt sent a kind of bonus recipe that wasn't for any particular category. It's for a Ham Loaf, it's good so I'll give it to you. IMi Ibs. smoked ham 'i> Ibs. pork 2 cups crackers 2 eggs pepper Grind the meat three times. Add cracker crumbs, eggs and pepper. Mold in cheese cloth, round and long and tie at both ends. Put in boiling water in kettle, add ¥2 cup vinegar, cover and boil briskly for 2M> hours. Slice hot or cold. Serve with horseradish sauce. —GRACE. •OTTOSEN By Mrs. Knut Oppedahl some parents of some four year old kids. Youngsters of that age group can really ask the $64,000 variety. » * » Lavonne and Dick 'Post's son, Ricky is one of those expert questioners. 1 He starts asking them when he first wakes up in the morning and his last words at night are punctuated with a question mark. So that both she and Ricky can get enough sleep, Lavonne has started limiting the young man's bedtime queries to three per evening. A sample of one quiz session goes something like this: "How come the leaves turn brown, Mama?" "Mothei Natures sees to it." was the answer and Ricky was off again. "Is there a Father Nature?—Where does Mother Nature sleep?—Does she wear pajamas?—How many .children does she have?—What -d^ej^-.s'he eat?—Have you evet seen her?" * * • By a bit of conniving, I have on hand a copy of a booklet entitled, "The only way to professionally fillet "and clean fish and true french fry fish", by Geo. Leonard Herter of Waseca, Minn. Several Algonans know Mr Herter and although I've never met him, I've known of him for several years as 'The Feather Man" because he used to, and maybe still, does, furnish feathers for stage costumes, fish flies, etc. The fish filleting information in Mr Hertcr's booket I'm turning over to Father since trial's his department. I was especially interested in the comments on making French fried potatoes. * * * Mr Herter tells us not to soak the cut potatoes in ice water bo- fore frying them as most recipes state. This will ruin them, he says, and only makes them absorb more grease. Beef fat is the only fat to bs used for any French frying. Cotton seed oil and corn oil are fine for making plastics, lard is good for pastry, and olive oil is alright for salads but none oi them are worth a hoot for French frying. Vegetable shortenings are also frowned upon. For true French frying, Mr. Herter says, go to the butcher and get four or five pounds of fresh beef suet, fry it out slowly and use it. 1*. 1 eaves no o.lors to the things you ry in it, leaves no after taste and does not pentrate foods like oils. You can leave it unrefri- gcyated and you only have to change the fat in your fryer about every six months. Well, he has me convinced. Next time I shop I'm going to buy some beet iat. « * * ' I was pleased the other day to receive a telephone call from Ruth Schmiel Brereton who now liv.".s in Wulertown, Wis. Ruth i.:nd her twin sister, Esther were classmates of Father and me and she had accompanied her father to Whittemore to attend funeral services for an old friend of the family. As is the way with too many old friends and acquaintances, Ruth didn't have time to slop down lor a CUD of coffee but it was nice to talk with her and she keeps good track of us through the UDM. Her parents, Mr and Mrs Schmii.'l, longtime occupants of the teacheruge at Lulls Cretk are well and live near her in WisconMn. * * * I love weddings, but the one I attended last week made me let I a little old. It seems such a short .time ago that 1 first met the bride, Ruth Shierk and her mo- j ther but it was when they first '. i-aine hum: 1 .' i'rum the hospital I v. 1 hi-re Ruth wa.-. born. She was I lu\vlv la.-.t Thursday in the .--ame iwi'lding gown worn by her mother. Artd because you seldom --ei- it iii print. I might add that Ihe grii.jin, Riehaid TUulhcs looked pretty .-harp himsell. -. 1 _ * I talked wilh Irene Chhschilles Mr and Mrs Louis* Kslley took their daughter Margaret, to Des Moines where she will begin her Freshman year at Drake University. Supt. and Mrs K. R. McL'ien attended the smorgasbord dinner at the Peter Helvik home in Humboldt. This was the first meeting for the superintendents and their wives in Humboldt county. Mr and Mrs Oliver Lee and daughter, Mrs Willis King and daughter, Vickie, attended the silver wedding anniversary honoring Mr and Mrs Walter Blikken at the Bode Lutheran church. Mr and Mrs H. D. Benson returned home last week following a few day's vacation. They visited, the Lloyd Koenig home at Boundrant and at the Irl B'.'ll home at Pierson. Mrs Ted Underberg visited at the home of her brother-in-law and sister, Mr and Mrs Henry Lenning at Duncombe a week ago Sunday. Mrs Roy Tel ford and Mrs Edw. Zinnel visited at the Leon Watson home at Rutland a week ago Monday. Mr and Mrs Arnolc'. Zinnel "and Stanley of West Bend were recent afternoon visitors at the Edward Zinnel home. Mr and Mrs Louis Jacobson were dinner guests at the Wallace Underberg home in Fort Dodge. Sunday visitors at th--Louis Jacobson home were Mr and Mrs Sylvan Jacobson and Wanda and Arland and Mr and Mrs Edward Zinnel and Leslie Ann. Mr and Mrs Alf Lee and family of Britt visited at the. John Vinaas and Eugene Hofius homes, recently. Mr and Mrs Oscar Oppedahl and family and Mr and Mrs Knut Oppedahl and family were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mrs Bertha Oppedahl in Fort Dodge. Mr and Mrs L. O. Short and granddaughter, Pamela Stacy of Spencer were dinner guests at the Earl Long home. The day was Mr Short's birthday. Mr and Mrs Cecila Simmons of Walnut Grove, Minn, called at the Ralph Richards home recently. Mr and Mrs MaDean Ludwig and family of West Bend were evening callers at the Holhs Cooper home. Mrs Oliver Kinselh. Mrs Olvm Haua and Mrs James Barber of West Bend attended a miscellaneous shower honoring Louise Larson of Fort Dodge at the Lutheran church in Humboldt, Wednesday evening. The bride- to-be was married Sunday, Sept. 11, to Roger Holden, a relative of the Kinseths. Kossuth Girls To Compete, Waterloo Waterloo, la. (Special)—Charlene Downs of Wesley, Iowa and Mary Lou Hanig of Corwith, Iowa have been selected to represent Kossuth County in the 4-H Girls Club Demonstration contest, to be held at the National Dairy Cuttle Congress here Oct. 1 thru Mrs Herman Wise of Corwith is the club leader. IF IT'S NEWS WE WANT IT the fall look! . . . goes to your head in our captivating new- season hats! 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