The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 13, 1956 · Page 35
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 35

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 13, 1956
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6* Molnej Tuesday, Martri 13, 1956 THESE^WOMENJ This week is Girl Scout week- the 44th anniversary of the founding of the organization. W< are very much aware of 'the fac at our house on account of the cookies in our bedroom. Every year during this week, the Girl Scouts, and Brownies sell them for a fund raising project. There are two kinds—sandwich cremes and chocolate thin mint, both ex cellent. If you haven't yet been approached several times to buy some of them, how in the world did you manage it? * « We've had cookies around here two other years during Girl Scout week but then 'it : was just the twelve or so boxes Mary Ann was assigned to sell, This year Mama is a Brownie leader and . our house is the distribution point for Troop 5. Until all the girls call for them, Father and I sleep surrounded by 20 cases of Thin- mints afld Butter Cremes. • • • Our bedroom is the largest room at our house and it really catches things. In it at present are 1 filing cabinet, 1 phonograph record cabinet filled with records, 1 chest of drawers, 1 automatic ironer, 1 china cabinet, 1 desk overhung with book shelves holding nearly 200 books, 1 typewriter, 1 Grace, 1 footstool, 2 straight chairs, 2 living room chairs plus a sewing machine all waiting to be repaired, 20 cases of Girl Scout cookies and just incidentally, 1 bed. When and if we get that horse the kids are always wanting wejll probably stable it down in our bedroom. * * * But io get back to Girl Scout week. It was started in 1912 by Juliette Gordon Low, better known as Daisy. How she met Sir Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the Boy Scouts and from him drew the ideas and inspiration that led to founding the Girl Scouts of America is a familiar story to every. Scout and leader, but in the March Reader's Digest is a story, ."I Remember Aunt Daisy", that brings her alive to us and makes her seem warm, real and endearing. • » • Daisy was 52 when she found- 'ed Girl Scouts and she had never before :been involved in large seale public ;work. tremely deaf, but She was ex- she accepted her handicap and could even joke about it. In fact, she considered deafness an asset in her work for when she asked people to take on responsibilities and they refused, she would assume they had accepted, thank them sweetly for it, and often shame them into doing the project. • * * * ' Daisy could ride, shoot, paint, and act, was a good linguist, poet and a talented sculptress. On the other hand, she couldn't spell, tvas vastly unpunctual and her tbsent-mindedness was fantastic. She loved life and was high- spirited. Once she snatched the famous author, Rudyard Kipling away from his port and cigar and made him go salmon-fishing in the middle of the night dressed in his evening clothes. Daisy could stand on her head for a considerable time when she was I well into her fifties. At first nobody though! Mrs Low would be successful in establishing her organization. Her friends thought it was one of "Daisy's passing fads" and referred to it as the "Girl Scoots." Two years after she got going, Daisy had to sell her pearls to help pay for the rising costs. She died in 1927 but she enjoyed 15 years of Watching her brain child grow and develop. Today there are two million American Girl Scouts and more than a quarter of a million leaders. * « » I am a graduate, or maybe il is a survivor, of three years as a b Scout pen Mother. I have three certificates to show for it and I consider them equivalent o a Purple Heart any old day. I complained quite frequently during those three years that I was boy crazy, meaning driven crazy by the boys, but as I look back on it, I wouldn't trade the experience for anything. Besides finding out just how much the maternal body tan stand, I have en or so sharp-looking young men • around town Whom I can consider my friends and I found >ut that no matter how ram- >uncticjus my own son seemed, he is not much different from other boys of his age. • • • I had a blessed year of little responsibility before starting work with the Brownie Troop and I must admit I took on the leadership last fall a bit reluctantly. But wonder-of-wonders, I soon found myself looking forward to meeting day! .There are 17 of the nicest nine and ten year olds in town in that troop, and I'm finding it much, much.eturier than the Cubs. I have argued this point with several gals who have had Tin a little tired of il after reading the book, seeing play and the movie and hearing il on radio but I don't want to spoil my record I" experiences similar to mine and who don't agree with me at all. So I have analyzed my preference as due to three things- Experience gained in the Cubs, the fact.that Brownies don't meet at my house, and to the assistance from my Cp-Ldader, Erma Lea Diem who is very good in the field where my talents are nil- crafts. * * * Girl Scout week in Algona started Sunday when all the girls and leader? attended, the church of thpir.v:preference, in., a .group; The pastors cooperate very nicely with Girl Scout Sunday. .A couple of years ago; one local preacher was very enthusiastic about the project. He borrowed a handbook, read up on the aims and purposes of the organization and gave a nice talk to the Girl Scouts. But the good Reverend slipped up one little/point. He had been preaching on the Ten Commandments, one to a Sunday. It was only after his sermon was well underway that he realized his subject was a'little inappropriate for Girl Scouts. His topic was Adultery? • * • The mailman was good to me this week. Four letters from readers. Connie Rentz Ireland of Hazel' Crest, 111. wrote such an interesting letter. She's busy with tier five youngsters and" in addi- iion to her usual responsibilities is currently housebreaking a new puppy. The Ireland's 7 year old, Janie has been losing teeth lately. So many that thf Fairy is going broke paying for them. The other day Janie and her sister, Kathy were discussing' one of their "rich" little girl friends Who gets oOc from the Fairy" every time she loses a tooth. "Don't you think that's too much?", said Kat.'.y. Janie thought a bit, then answered, "Well, maybe she has 'very big teeth." . Connie sent me a recipe for Cheese Cake that sounds good & I'd like to serve it for bridge club. But I'm puzzled 1 about one ingredient — one can of Milnot. What in' the world is that? I haven't asked at the grocery stores yet, but if you know what the stuff is, please tell me. * * • There was a most welcome letter frgm Mrs John Bishop (Elaine Hilsteadt) of Pittsburgh. She says, "When I see a contemporary's name in the TWENTY Years Ago column of the U.D.M., I feel like I should be creaking in the joints," The Bishop's little Ellen was two last November and Elaine writes, "She!s been talking for a long time and is constantly amazing- and amusing us with her remarks." They hope, (and so do we), to- get' out to Iowa this summer to see their parents at Boone and Mason City and get to Algona, also.. . * * • ' Gladys Barket of Cedar Rapids wrote that she has been clearing out her recipes—the product of several' decades of collecting. "Sure..hurts to-,reduce, the pile?, she says, "but I.shut my eyes and shove them into 'the burner, before I am ^empted to go through them and save them again." Being somewhat of a pack rat myself, I know just how she feels. • .» - •«• •' Marian Balluff'took pity on me for being;-short .of 'recipes and sent me se.veral. ' She says, "I sometimes wonder jf there'll ever be a day when I have nothing to do! Like.Otto'Westling, for instance— he cracked ,and picked out 7 quarts of .black walnuts for me. Do you know if it is all right to freeze them?" I don't' know, but maybe some of you can tell us. Any black walnuts we've ever had around here have disappeared so fast they didn't have time to get frosty. * * ' * This week's recipe is from Mrs Balluff and it's for Dick's Cookies. Dick is their 7 year old who can make this recipe with but a little help. I'll give it to you now, but don't you dare use it until later. You are supposed to be buying and eating Girl Scout cookies this week! Mix: • ; 3 cups quick oatmeal \ 3 tablsp. cocoa 1 cup.cocbnut •" • % cup nuts Heat to boiling: %*<$g^^ here, now! LadyBorden Mint Chocolate- Chip toe cream. "Get it hi the Burgundy-colored package wiiere you »ee this l.ady ilordeg we HAVE Lady Bordeu ICE CH£/UI ce sgn Pints and Half Gallons Extra-good because itb matte with, extra, cream,! */& ciip butter % cup milk 2 cups sugar Pout over first mixture arid drop by teaspoonfuls oh waxed papfer and let set. > —GftACE. . * * • 2 New Directors Titonka Co-Op At the annual meeting'held by the Farmers Elevator Company of Titonka,- two new directors wt're elected. They were, William Peterson and L. (3, 'Huber, who will replace G. D. Welhbusen and Harm Wibben. The rest of the directors are Alfred Oesterreicher, Herman Tjarks, Sophus Nelson, G. B. Sonnenberg, John Welhousen, Wm. Spear and Clarence Schutjer. John Stott is manager, John Boehm and Mel/in Ricks, assistants; and Henry 0. Bruns bookkeeper. , . The directors were,to meet Sat Wichfendtihls Of Whifrtinbre Hold 25th Anniversary . Whlttemore -* Itfr and Mrs Henry Wichtendahl celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Monday^' March '5, •< with; a 6:30 dihrier at the Johnson House in Algona for 24 immediate rela tives. At 7;30 a reception was,held for 160 invited toriiim of quests in 3t. Paul's the aUdi- Lutheran church. Richard Kuecker, nephew of the :,c6Uple, .'acted as toastmaster. ' The program was opened with a,talk by Rev. Paul G. Weinhold. The tqastrriaster being well posted gSye, a full repdrt on the cpuples' : , courting days up until they were married. Hearings, poems and skits were given >y a group of young-people, fol- owed jby playing 600 at 18 tables, 'leers for the coining ye'ar. Social Security Worker Here urday^March 10_to elect the of- and B.unco and "pinochle.' Arthur .„„ .._,.*, Anderson won high for the men and Arthur Gade, low.. Mrs Darvin JProchaska; high and -Mrs Kermit, KueckeF, low for the wo- meh, Jean Kuecker low and Doris Beck high, in Bunco. Lydia Siems and Henry Wichtendahl were, married. March 5, 1931, by'the la£e,Rev. William Faulstich. • They immediately started .farming on the bridegroom's farm southeast of'Whit- temore and 21 years later in 1952 they bought a 'home here on the south side and for the past four years have lived there. • A lunch was served following the entertainment and Mr and Mrs Wichtendahl received many lovely presents. ' A representative of the Fort )odge Social Security Office will e in the basement of the post ffice in Algona on (Thursday, rtarch 15th, between the hours of :30 until 12:30 and , 1:00 .until 2:30. She will be glad to answer >pcial security questions and as- ist individuals in filing ,-applica- ions for benefits. IS 100 At West Union, Mrs Bertha Zickuhr reached her. 100th year, arch 9. She was born in Guelph, Canada, in 3856. IF IT'S NEWS WE WANT IT Most Sell Sheep .swrtefs who have shelf- ed of Will Shear' early; this yea? can qualify for govern'ment : m* centive payments under -the 1958 wool .} program if they sell their early-shorn 1956 wool by March 31, it was reported this week by Virgil L. ftohlf, manager <of the county ASC. ' Payments under the 1955 program will be made sometime this coming summer and 'will cover wool sold in the marketing 'year which ends on March 31., 1956, he explained. , This 1 means that wool ictuaUy shorn early in 1956 will be covered By payments made this summer providing it is sold py the end of the present month. :f such 1956 wool is sold anytime jetween April 1, 1956, and Jwarch 31, 1957, the incentive payment will tie made in the. summer of 1867' •'''" ' ; *'"".-'•" ••".*'''" '''~5x':''':.'i l ': r ';V.*-M i .:' the? that g^bw^Wfib MW sold theft 1966 wool rr: it ovef and sell It in , marketing yeaf beginning- ,AplHi 1 ahd stm be eligible iorl^l^ ment but such a payttieHte^eUld not be marie before the summer of 1967. Titbnka Telephone Company Elects At the annual meeting of the \ TitonkalTelephone-Company held recently;, brie.' new director -was elected.wThe terms of.EdiZwjefeli. ahd G. D, Welhousen expired. Mr Welhousen resigned; and was replaced bjT John Welhousen. Mr wiefel Was.reelected, , ••'••.• Officers for the coming yea* were elected at the meeting held Thursday, March 8th.' / We Back the Biggest Difference in Cars Today With a Total of PERSONAL AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT urance Divided Equally Between Husband and Wife J At No Extra Cost To You With Your New Rambler -Hudson * Nash • Metropolitan •''"' * •' j .'•• -* '>• .-I-.^M -£5 , .s. •;;;... • T''. ™ .„..._ Here's the Big Difference Iliat Mates It Possible -JSIMSIE UNIT- cowsmajcnotJ, PIOMEEREO B/AWERMAN AAOTORS, WAXES RAMBLER, HUOSOW, MASM AND METROPOUTAN 1H6 STRONGEST, SAFEST, BEST •/"•-•'' ' /kU.-AROUfrJD CARS OM TH6 RC*D OXCARB V*RE Bucf WITH RAT WOOOBJ-BEAM FRAMBS-AXLESANO WHEELS WEC£/WXJNTED BEIOW. A FUX3RCRBOKVIWSPUTON10R TW, BUG6V, \WHSON AND ARRMSE'USED SIMILAR FIAT FRAMES AND ATTACHED BOWES J.VEM TOCW, WOSTCAR6 HAVE •SEfWWre FLAT RVWES WITH SSKRATC BCCIES BOLTS) ID THEA* iy AMERICAN MOTORS BUIUK CARS ON TOE . aooy AND FRAME ARE WELDED INTO A TOUGH, RESU.T' PERFORMANCE AT teas COST... COWORJ.../WORE INSIDE ROOM-BUSIER PARKJNG...SUPERIOR HANDMNG fHD a*MEWWS...&tWM*TOM OF BPOY SQUEAKS AND KfsnteS...C S*F6Ty..TOp RE4M& VALUE ' '-- - ..'--•.... •'.•'••. '' ..;•''•- '-. - ,-.,•• '.• Bennett Gerf Interviews George Romney Why a total of $25,000 Personal Automobile Accident Insurance is gifen at No Extra Cost! 1 We back our confidence that American Motors care are stronger, safer, more modern than others by giving each buyer of a new Rambler, Nash, Hudson or Metropolitan a total of $26,000 Personal Automobile Accident Insurance at no extra cost—divided equally between husband and wife. This insurance provides for the payment of $12,600 to beneficiary or estate of either you or your spouse (if a member of your household at time of purchase)—thus providing the total of $26,000—if either or both should be fatally injured while driving or riding (either separately or together) in your new private passenger American Motors car anywhere in the world. Both are insured for the entire first year of ownership. Covers fatality resulting within 100 days after date of accident. Applies to privately- owned cars purchased in the continental United States and Alaska where state insurance regulations permit. Don't buy any uew car until you gel th« fact* about the pricclemt protection only American Molorn can can give youl Se* your Nash dealer! See your Hudson dealer! Tune In Dimeyland on 4BC~TV, See TV lining* for Time and Channel, AMERICAN MOTORS MEANS MOKE FOR AMERICANS Noted publisher, columnist and tek- vision personality gets inside'atofy of revolutionary advance in tar construction from the President of American Motors. CERFi Mr. Romney, why do you offer a total of 825,000 insurance with ' your new cars? ROMNEY: It backs our claim that "single unit" construction makes the strongest, safest, most modern cars. CERFi Is there really that much difference between the way you and olher'raamifa'cturers make cars? ROMNEY: All the difference between yesterday's railway coach and today's streamliner. Other cars still use a principle old as the oxcart: A flat frame bolted under a separate body. In our cars, frame and body are welded as a "single unit". It's the biggest stride since the all-steel body. CERFi And this make* a safer car? ROMNEY: Twice as safe. Instead jol a flat frame underfoot, our frame is a steel, box-girder enclosure as big as the car. It gives you "wrap- . around" protection in front, rear, . sides and top. CERFs That sounds like real pro* lection. - ROMNEY:That'snot all. Flat frames others use are stiff, so they transmit collision force throughout the car. Our big steel box-girders up front absorb most of the impact. They take the brunt of the punishment instead of passengers. CERFi What about performance? ROMNEY: That'sa real plus."Single unit" construction gives a better power-weight ratio. It's stronger and safer, but eliminates useless weight and bulk. Our cars have set many racing records. And economy? ROMNEY: Nash and Hudson have more room inside than any', high- priced car. Rambler equals me-;' dium-priced big cars. As for ride, the greater strength of/our "single unit" lets us use larger springs, and superior front suspension. . ' CERFi Isn't resole value important? ROMNEYi You bet. Rambler has top resale value in the low price field. In addition to other advantages, welded single unit cars last longer, make better used cars. CIRFi (f all you say is true, whj don't the Big Three make cars your way? ROMNEYi You see, mere "bigness" can be a handicap in advanced automobile engineering. One of the, biggest of the "Big 8" was years' behind others in adopting the all* ' steel body. The bigger you are, the more factories you have—the more it costs to change. CERFi I con understand that, ROMNEYi Beginning in 1940,.we spent over $60,000,000 to develop the "single unit" car. Today, tt will cost the biggest companies bU* lions to re-tool for our method. CERFi Do yqu think they will follow you? ROMNIYt No doubt about it, Our major competitors will probably make the change gradually—piecemeal—or one model at a time. Frankly, we will be happy to see our "single unit" construction adopted, because it will mean better, safer cars on American highways. timh Ambatiador Cwto/n Ctmntn/ Club Crow Country They're tops. Rambler holds the gas mileage record in Mobilgas Economy Runs. Again, because pur "bard-muscled" single unit avoids dead weight. I like roog? and comfort. at American Motor* cars. BQMNIYi All I ask anyone to do li see and drive our modern "single unit" cars at a Nasb or Hudson dealer's, The rart Jo up to; Sfl YQUR NASH OEALSR RUSS & KY'S NASH SALES & SERVICE Phone 249 1023 N, Main, Algona

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