The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 13, 1956 · Page 64
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(la.) Upp*f fa* Molnes Tuesday, Mareh 13, 1956 This week is Girl Seoul week— the 44th anniversary of the founding of the organization. We are Very much aware of the fact 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 arid chocolate thin mint, both excellent. 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 1 sleep surrounded by 20 cases of Thin- mints atvrl Butter Cremes. • • •'• Our bedroom is the largest room at our house and it really catches thing's. 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 we'll probably stable it down in our bedroom. * *' * But lo get back lo 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 mpkes her seem warm, real and endearing. •••••• • • Daisy was 52 when she founded Girl Scouts and she had never before been involved in large- scale public, work. She was extremely deaf, but 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 nbsent-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 well into her fifties. A! firsl nobody thought 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 A/nerican Girl Scouts and more than a quarter of a million leaders. « • * I am a graduate, or maybe it is a survivor, of three years as a Cub Scout Den Mother. I have three certificates to show for it and I consider them equivalent to 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 oh it, I ;wpuldn't trade the experience for anything. Besides finding out just how much the maternal body can stand, I have ten or so sharp-looking .young men around town whom I can consider my friends'and I found out that no matter how ram- aunctious 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 et^ier than the Cubs. I have argued this poinl with several gals who have had experiences similar to mine and who don't agree with me at all So I have analyzed my preference as due to throe ! things: Experience gained In'trie Cubs, the fact that Brownies don't meet at my house, and to the assistance from my Co-Leader, 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 leaders attended the church of ticeir:jprefererice' '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. H<& 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? THESE WOMEN! '<• !4 cup butter % \i cup milk > * ' "• ',' 2 cups augaf Pour over first mixture and drop by teaspoonfuls on waxed paper and let s<rt. "I'm a little tired of it after reading the book, seeing play and the movie and hearing it on radio but 1 don't want to spoil my record I" ••-* The mailman was good to me this week. Four letters from readers. Connie Rentz Ireland of Hazel Crest, I1J. .wrote such an interesting letter. She's busy with her five youngsters and in addition to her usual responsibilities is currently housebreaking a new puppy. The Ireland's 7 year old, Janie has been losing teeth late- y. 'So many that thp Fairy is going broke paying for them. The other day Janie and her sister, SCathy were discussing one of heir "rich" little girl friends who gets 50c from the Fairy every :ime she loses a tooth. "Don't you think that's too much?", said .'.i*. 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 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. 1 • • • There was a most welcome letter from Mrs John Bishop (Elaine Hilsteadt) bf Pittsburgh. She says, "When I see a contemporary's name in the TWENTY Year: 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 thi* summer to see then parents at Boone and Mason City and get to Algona, also. » - * • Gladys Barker of Cedar Rapids wrote that she has been clearing out her recipes-—the product of several decades of collecting. "Sure..hurts to, reduce ttte" pile!!,' she says, "but I shut my eyes and shove thenV into the burner, before. I am tempted 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 several. She says, "I sometimes wonder if 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 th,ey didn't have time to get frosty. * • •' This week's recipe i» 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 lelp. 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 his week! Mix: .'< 3 cups quick oatmeal 3 tablsp. cocoa 1 cup coconut % cup nuts Heat to boiling: chocolate in ?nint ice cream! here now/ Lady Borden Mint Chocolate- Chip ice cream, Borden ICECREAM wfaerc yog It* OMI Udy fef 2 New Directors Titonka Co-Op • At the annual meeting held by the Farmers Elevator Company of Titonka, two new directors were elected. They were, William Peterson and L. G. Huber, who will replace G. D. Welhousen and Harm Wibben. The rest of the directors are 'Alfred Oesterreicher. Herman* Tjarks, Sonhus Nelson, G. B. Sohnenberg, John* Welhousen, Wm. Spear and Clar<- ence Scljutjer. John Stott is manager, John Boehm and Mel-' vin Ricks, assistants, and 'Henry 0. Bruns bookkeeper. ' The directors were to meet Saturday, March 10 to elect the of-' ficers for the coming year. Social Security Worker Here A representative of the Fort Dodge Social Security Office will be in the basement of the post office in Algona on Thursday. March 15th, between the hours of 9:30 until.12:30 and 1:00 until 2:30. She will be glad to answer social security questions »and assist 'individuals in 'filing applications for benefits. IS 100 At West Union,. Mrs Bertha Zickuhr reached her 100th year, March 9. She was born in Guelph, Canada, in 1856. Wichtwidahb Of Whirfemore Hold 25th Anniversary Whitlemore — Mr and Mrs Henry Wiehtehdahl celebrated their 25th' Wedding anniversary Monday, March 5, . with a 5:30 dinner at the Johnson House in Algona for 24 immediate relatives. . • • ; At 7:30 a reception was he.ld for 160 invited guests in the audi* torium of St. Paul's Lutheran church. Richard Kuecker, nephew of ihe couple,, acted as toastmaster. The program was opened with a talk by Rev. Paul G. Weinhold. The toastmaster being well posted gave*a full report >on the couples' : courting days up until they "were 1 married. Redd* ings, poems and skits Were given" by a group of young pefcple, followed by playing 500 at 18 tables, and Bunco arid pinbchle. Arthur Anderson won 'high for the ifiefi and Arthur Gade.jlow. Mrs Darvin Proch6ska, high . arid- Mrs Kermit Kuecker, low for the women, Jean Kuecker low and Doris Beck high, in Bunco. Lydia Siems and ^Henry Wichtendahl *\Y.e. re tmarned March 5, 1931, by the late Rev. William Paulstich'. . They -- immediately started farming on the; bridegroom's farm southeast of Whittemore 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. IF IT'S NEWS WE WANT IT Moit S«ll Wool To Oil Payment Sheep owners who have shear* ed or will Shear early this year can qualify for goverrihient incentive payments under the. 1955 wool program If they sell their early-shorn 1956 wooLby March 31, it was reported this week by Virgil L. Ronlf, manager of the county ASC. Payments under the 1955 program will be made sometime this coming summer and will covet wool sold in the marketing^ year which ends on March 31, 1956, he explained. This means that wool actually shorn early in 1956 will be covered by payments made this summer providing it is sold by the end of the present month, [f such 1956 wool is sold anytime between April 1, 1956, and March 31, 1957, the incentive payment will be made in the summer of . . „ . e -manage* 1 poiMleti out iU?« ther that growers who have ftbt sold their 1955 Wool may ca it over and sell it in the ,1 marketing yea* beginning 1 and still be eligible fof>|«y. ment but such a payment would not be made before the surhfher of 1957, Titonka Telephone Company Elects At the annual meeting, of th« Titonka telephone Company held recently, one new director tvds elected. The teffna of Ed Zwlefel and G. D. Welhousen expired. Mr Welhousen resigned,!and was replaced by John Welhousen. Mr z/Wiefel was reelected. Officers for the Coming'year were elected at the meeting held Thursday, March 8th. We Back the Biggest Difference in Cars Today With a Total of $ 4^ ^m ** ** A • PERSONAL AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT 25,000 Insurance •* • Divided Equally Between Husband and Wife At No Extra Cost To You With Your New , * * , Rambler Hudson Nash I ho Big Difference That Makes Jt Possible Bennett Cerf Interviews George Romney because itif made with extra c*eG>n,t EVOLUTIONARY 'SWSUE UNIT* COMSTRLICTTOM, PIONEERED B/ AMERICAN MOTORS, AMBLER, HUDfiOM, WASH AND METROPOLITAN 'rue STRONGEST,SAFEST, BEST AU.-AKOIJND CARS OJ THE ROAD • OXCAWB WERE BUILT VffTH FIAT WOOD&J-BEAAA 'flWMEB.A)0& AND WHEELS WERE/VOUMTED BELOW. A RXJORORBOK V*SPUTOWTOP. THE 8UO6V, W*SON AND •HORSELESS CARRMSe'USEDfilMIU^ RAT FRAMES AND ATTACHEP BOWES _J,VEM TOWW MOST CARS H«W« SERftRATE RAT FRAMES WITH £EF*RA7E BODIES BOOED TO THEM (9)NU/ AMERICAN MOTORS BUIU* CARS on THE -s psiuapue. BODY AMD FRAME ARE WELDED INTO A TOUGH, SUPER- STBOWG 'SIMPLE LWrP. RESUVT' PERFORMANCE AT UESS COST..-GREATER OV*fORT...MOP£ WaOE- ROOM...eASIEft RAGWNG...SUPERIOR HAMDMNG AUD CO«MERIW6...eyMll4ATIO»J OF BODY S^JOEAKS AND RAmeS...DOUB<-e S&FeTy..TOP REftME. VALUE Why a total of $25,000 Personal Automobile Accident Insurance is given at No Extra Cost! We back our confidence that American Motors cars are stronger, safer, more modern thagi others by giving each buyer of a new Rambler, Nash, Hudson or Metropolitan a total of $25,000 Personal Automobile Accident Insurance at no extra cost—divided equally between husband and wife. This insurance provides for the payment of |12,500 to beneficiary or estate of either you or your spouse (if a member of your house- bold at time of purchase)—thus providing the total of $.25,000—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. Pon'l buy any dew car until you gel lb« facia about the priceless protection only American Motors car* can give you! Se« your Nash dealer! See your Hudson dealer! Tune in Ditneyland 0M AUC-TV. See TV lilting* for Time and Channel. Noted publisher, columnist and television personality gets inside story of revolutionary advance in car construction from ttie President of American Motors. CIRF: Mr. Romney, why do you offer • total 1 of $25,000 insurance with your new earn? ROMNIYt It backs our claim that "single unit" construction makes the strongest, safest, moet modern cars. CIRF: Is there really 'that much difference between the way you and other manufacture™ make cars?, ROMNIYi All thedifferencebetween yesterday's railway coaA^nd today's streamliner. Othercars 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-eteel body. CERF: And this makei a safer car? » ROMNIY: Tw.^ as safe. Instead of a flat frame underfoot, our frame is a steel, box-girder enclosure as big as the car. It gives you "wraparound" protection in front, rear, sides and top. CIRF; That sounds like real protection. •OMNI VtThat's not 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. CERFt What about performance? AMERICAN MOTORS MfANS MORE FOR AMERICANS i Ambawador Country Clu* Hudson Hornet tioUyteooi t's a 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. CIRFt And economy? ROMNfYt They're tops. Rambler holds the gas mileage record in Mobilgas Economy Runs. Again, because pur "hard-muscled" single unit avoids dead weight. I like room and comfort. ROMNIYi Nash and Hudson have more room inside than any high- priced car. Rambler equals medium-priced big cars. Aa for ride, the greater strength of our "single unit" lets us use larger springs, and ' superior front suspension. CIRFi Isn't regale value important? ROMNIYi You bet. Rambler ha* top resale value in the low price field. In addition to other advantages, welded single unit cars but longer, make better used can. CIRFt If all you say ia true, why don't the Big Three make earn you way? ROMNIYi You see, mere "bigness" can be a handicap in advanced automobile engineering. One of the biggest of the "Big 3" was yean behind others in adopting the all- steel body. The bigger you are, the more factories you have—the more it coaU to change. CIRFi I can understand that. ROMNIYi Beginning in 1940, w« spent over 150,000,000 to develop the "single unit" car. Today, rt will cost the biggest companies billions to re-tool for our method. CIRFi Pq you think they will follow, you? ROMNIVt 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. CIRFi Well, I'm about ready for an* other car. I'm going down to look at American Motor* care. ROMNIYi All I ask anyone to do )§ see and drive our modem "atagia unit" cars at a Nash or Hudagui dealer'*. The rest ia up to you. Crow Country $11 YOUR NASH DfAift RUSS & KY'S NASH SALES & SERVICE Phone 249 1023 N. Main, Algona

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