The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 27, 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 27, 1956
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Tidbits From Evelyn Mts 6liv*f flakk*n obiefved a birthday anniversary last week and while the dinner at Mr ami Mrs fien Bakken's, the dinner at her own home and the party given by friends one afternoon were greatly appreciated and thoroughly enjoyed, the climax was when her son Kenneth and her grandchildren, Zora Lynn and Kenneth Jr., called from Salt Lake City., wished her a happy birthday and the children sang the birthday song. * * • The arrangers of entertainment and program took no chances of temptation being laid in the paths of the visiting Presbyterian laymen wher"i they were at the Palmer House in Chicago recently. No floor shows, no women anywhere and even the waiters were men. To one who attended I remarked "How horribly dull." • • • Mere is a report on another plunge into cold water not long ago. Kathy Bay and Charlene LaBarre plus the LaBarre's collie dog were out on a hike and decided to investigate the area around the soft water pond. There was a thin coating of ice which the dog apparently thought was sufficient to hold his weight, but his calculations were not correct. As he tried to get out, the ice kept breaking away and breaking away and Gharlene lunged into the water to save him. I don't believe the water was very deep but it was plenty wet and plenty cold, and all together pience. a disagreeable exper- has helped me through the whole orgy. She pasted and placed the items while I' snipped and i discarded. The scrap book is finished, the features I did during the centennial and a! other times are in their separate books, and when the "Tidbits" are finished, which will be in one more sitting, then the kodak pictures will be attacked. After that I can sit back and relax. tuosttay, March 27, 1956 Algana (fa.) Upper fies Main** Mr and Mrs Jess Manor, man* agers of the Algona Rendering Works are being transferred to Wichita, Kan. I have a cousin, Harry Gpddard, living there whom I visited last June. We saw all of the city and surrounding territory so I feel well qualified, to talk about Wichita. I told her of seeing Udal, a little town near there which was flattened out in a few minutes by a tornado. I added that the 'night my cousin went to the station to meet Lizzie Post and me, his wife and sister-in-law were fearful of what might be happening in another portion of the city, for storm warnings were coming in. The night the Udal storm hit. Harry and the girls (Vinnie and Ethel, wife and sister-in-law respectively) had spent the night in the basement where a bed room has been made and a rumpus room fixed for extra guests. Otherwise Wichita is all right— it's a sprawling city with the usual parks, a college, and rather flat country. It gets mighty hot in summer but my relatives like the winters better than Detroit where they had lived for over 20 years. I cautioned Mrs Manor that an air conditioner is a must and she agreed. She also said that judging from what I. had" said;' about the ' storms, it would be well to rent a house with a feood basement. That is perhaps more important than a conditioner. * * * • I asked a housewife for news the other day. She replied there was no news except that her husband was helping wash windows. I said "Then he's a good husband," She agreed, but with him close at hand she had to be rather flowery—keeps them at work better when the little woman goads them on with taffied words. While I am in ihe stripping rhood I've removed several pictures. Left in the living room are just two oil paintings-^-one a mill scene done by my aunt Eva Cady Goddard. I've been asked countless times if it is of the old mill which stood by the rivei; north of town back in early Algona times. No, it isn't that mill. The other picture was painted by a sister of my grandfather Cady and is a reproduction of the Cady home back in New York state. The old fashioned well can be seen in the back, a type earlier than the windlass. * *. * I took one picture down that was in my bed room but when a little repair has been done to the old fashioned oval frame, I'll put it back again. 'It-is one of my father when he was four years old. My father was not a very rugged little boy—out of school a lot with childhood ailments, and I suspect since he was the baby of the family, he came in for a good share of extra care. In fact Grandma Cady admitted as much, so when he' didn't want his picture taken unless he could sit on her lap, he was indulged in this whim, along with many others. * * « Mother's family neglected having her picture taken till she was eight years old. She too was picture shy and she and her youngest brother Frank Henderson balked at posing alone. So Grandma Henderson, though considerably pregnant with Minnie, held Frank on her lap and mother stood at her side. This is a tintype. I would feel left out of the family if I failed to mention one of me which hangs in my bedroom. It was taken way back on my fifteenth birthday by A. L. Peterson. I was a budding violinist. Being a budding violinist, the pride and joy of my. father who loved the violin so ardently, I must have a picture taken with the instrument. So there I sit on a stool which didn't show because Mr Peterson saw to it that my skirt fell in graceful folds around it-and-well, it was .taken a long time ago so I look at that young girl face and think "Gosh Kid — you didn't know what you were in for a few years hepce,', 1 : ••,-.' ••_.-.>. » • • I certainly am in favor of the new style I read about the other day. Have ones hair cut "crew" then have wigs colored to suit the garments worn. * > * * The weather spoils so many things. I wanted to attend the Sox Hop to which I was invited but it wasn't a very nice day and I was afraid I'd get caught in snow or sleet. The Hobby Club which was to have met at Britt with Daisy Ellis, instructor, and a pot luck dinner was to have been served, had to meet instead with Mrs O. B. Kindcn, the Weather upsetting the original plans. * * * Signs of spring—a merchants truck driving up to a house, men getting out with pails of something, and then taking put a roll of linoleum. Yep, it's in the air this perking up the old homestead business. * * * Dr. and Mrs John Keniefick have had word from their son. Lt. Michael Kenetfic-k, that he was recently in Florida and visited Mr and . Mrs "Dutch" Lorenz. He is ih the security services with the air force and made the trip via plane. He was also at Palm Beach, the return flight having been made from there. Another son Stephen is a student at the Iowa Slate College, Ames. He will be home for the Easter holiday. His parents recently visited him there. * * * My paper boy Dale McBride ,has a hard luck story. Last week When he went to settle with his boss he discovered he had lost his money, whjch was a large amount, rojled up with an elastic band around it. He went over the territory carefully hoping he'd find the bills. Perhaps some one reading this may havr found it and would be glad to return it to the lad. IF IT'S NEWS — WE WANT IT char]b s Newel. Wm. Schroder, Lone Rock, Dies Funeral services for William Schrader, 64, Lone Rock, were held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Lone Rock Presbyterian cnurch. Rev. C. E. Nordine officiated and burial followed in the Burt Township Cemetery. The Garry Funeral Home, Bancroft, was in charge of arrangements. Mr Schrader died of a heart attack Tuesday afternoon, Mar. 20, while erecting a highway sign near Fenton. He was employed by the county highway department. William Fred Schrader was born April 26, 1891 at Burt and was united in marriage to Florence Dittmer, January 25, 1927. He is survived by his wife, Florence, two daughters and a son. They are Emma (Mrs Elaine Saxton), Wanda and LeRoy, all of Lone Rock. A brother, Ed, Minneapolis; two sisters, Lena (Mrs Averill), Minneapolis, and Emma (Mrs E. A. Traeger), Tex- ,| arkana, Tex.; and three grandchildren also survive. A son, Edward, seven brothers and a siste- preceded him in death. Pallbearers were Willarcl Ohm, Ed Ohm, Ed Blanchard,' Charles Thompson, Roelf Miller and RESULTS SHOW DEKALB CHIX' TOP-NOTCH PERFORMANCE 1 HIGH EGG PRODUCTION Results from all completed DeKalb entries In Random Sample Tests. Teif fggi per y««r* 1st Texas.,.... _ 1st Missouri....: 1st Missouri..; „.1st Missouri..„...„; _ 233 240 238 243 T*«t IMI M' year* 5thCalifornia..„._ .._ 267 6th California _ 271 5th Central New York , 219 IstTexas 246 •H.n day botli 2 HIGH LIVABILITY The average livability of all of the 8 completed DeKalb entries in Random Sample Tests was 91% from baby chick to the end of the tests. RESULTS FROM CURRENT TESTS 1st—Income over Feed Costs i 6th Central N.Y. Random 1st—Total eggs per entry \ Sample Test (Dec. 15,1955) 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th In .Feed Efficiency. 2nd Missouri Random Sample Test (B>— __ (Dec. 29,1955) 2nd—Hen-day Eggs per bird. 2nd Missouri Random Sample Test (A)— (Dec. 22,1955) 2nd—Total eggs laid. 1st Intermountaln Random Sample Test (thru November) i •••• Order To Joy from: CLOVER LEAF HATCHERY, Algona, la. FRANK DROESSLER, Bancroft F. W. LANGERMAN, Swea City CLEM MERGEN, Whittemore HOMER MATTHIESEN, Fenton ALPHONS BERTE, Bode GENE HOOD, Algona, la. Mrs Johanna Hanson had a nice surprise the other day when she returned from Des Moines where she had been visiting her son-in-lnw and daughter, Mr and Mrs Leland Thaves. It was a combination birthday and Mothers' Day gift and was a complete rejuvenating of her home bv her daughters, Mrs Arthur Wiese and Mrs Harold Davis, of LuVerne, assisted by Mr and Mrs Ralph Stoll of LuVerne. The daughters were in league to get her to Des Moines and as soon as she was gone, they began on the house. It received a face lifting, a manicure and the works, paint, paper, new linoleum anid new curtains. Makes me wish I had "fairies" in my home to get things all polished and shined and ship-shape foi another few years. To show her appreciation Mrs Hanson had a group in for dinner recently, hei daughters nnd families and| others who had assisted. She can now settle back and greet Easter and Spring with great complacency. * * * I have a closet exactly like "Grace's". Not only do I have similar troubles there, I have living room troubles. Wouldn't you think a 22x13 foot room would lend itself graciously to furniture arrangements? Well, maybe to some it would, and maybe I'm just dumb about it. but I can't for the life of me gel the furniture where I'd like to set it and still use the doors and windows. I look the room over, wish I could eliminate a few pieces of furniture, but come up stymied. Why is it thai all the pictures show rooms much smaller than mine with great expanses of space yet even more pieces of furniture than I use? ^ * t • At last I've come up for air after being buried under the clippings I mentioned awhile ago. I whittled each "Tidbits" down to less than half size, chose just the choice morsels and consigned the rest to the incinerator. Whether I ever read the remains again is a question. Right at the moment I'd answer in the negative. My Esther made an amount of paste sufficient for a room to be papered, but believe it or not by the time we are through, we will have used it all. I say we correctly for she You've got your chicks off to a flying start with FELCO CHICK STARTER. 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