Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on July 2, 1942 · Page 2
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PAGE FOUR MARY BLACK MEETS QUEEN MOTHER MARY Queen and Her Part in Call to Inspect the Hospital. By Inez B. Roney. Irvington, June 30 — A fe more letters have arrived for th James Blacks from the daughte Mary, Red Cross nurse at Sails bury, England. One letter, written May 13, ha been considered especially inter esting, since it tells of a visit a the hospital by the Queen moth er, widow of the late George V "Now that I sit down to tel you all the things that have hap pened lately, I feel that I should have taken a few notes," Marv wrote. * "This week we had a most im portant visitor, and a nice thing about it is that she asked per mission to come. The visit was unofficial, and was supposed Group of 64 Leave for Army (Test June 25 K03SCTH COUNTY ADVANCE, ALGONA, IOWA , «».« » v HO ouppuatLi tc be a secret, but since we have the advantage of a never-failing grapevine, we had the news long in advance. It was not till last Saturday morning that information was given out officially that Queen Mary would arrive at 3 p. m. Fails ai Curtseying. "We were all instructed to wear either indoor or outdoor uniforms, and that was a good thing, for I'm sure nobody would want the Queen to sec us in some of the outfits we wear on various occasions. •j' A , s I am on ni t'ht duty, I d"- cided that I'd not let even the Queen disturb my day's rest, but at 2 o clock I was awakened by someone saying, 'I'm positive that our flag should be on tho ri»M' and someone else answering Yes, but we're in England now.' And the dispute continued t'U I "was wideawake. Make Way for Ihe Queen! "I got into my indoor uniform and went to the receiving building, where I work. Of course everyone else was early too, so we spent the time trying to learn to curtsey. Finally we decided that we were all too awkward at it, so we gave it up and deter- mi ££ to do as wo do in America . Promptly at 3 the Queen arrived. First came a car with four guards, then two dispatch riders on motorbikes, last the Queen accompanied by Sir John Doke' ner gentleman of the equerry f.ady Desborough, lady-in-wait- mg, and a detective. The car a specially made 1929 Damler, was «,m beauti ful maroon color The Queen was greeted by -Doctor Gordon, our director; Mrs i-lcock, superintendent of the hospital; Miss Madley, chief nurse; and Doctor Hawley, a staff i doctor. ! Old ami Stately. "The Queen, who is very old and very stately, was dressed in a beautiful powder-blue suit princess style. The suit had a small squirrel collar. Her hat best described as a Queen Mary type, was a turban of the same blue, with a feather in front The Queen carried a parasol of the same shade as her gown Her shoes, hose, and gloves were gray. The shoes were typical English pumps with pointed toes and indented heel. Lady Desborough was in black, with a silver fox fur. _ "The tour of inspection started in the administrative building which is directly opposite the receiving ward, so we had ringside seats lor arrival and greetings. VJ; Shakes Hands Wilh Girls. The party visited 'ouf ward, and we nurses were lined up on • both sides of the corridor just inside the door. The Queen first shook hands with all eight of us and then was conducted throug the building by the supervisor She looked only at what sh wanted to see, and whenever th supervisor began to explain something in which she was no interested she turned away anc started talking about somethim else. * "The Queen was next taken t< Ward 2, which was a 'representa lives ward, and she went inti each room, speaking to each pa tient. Of course the patient were greatly thrilled. Some o tnem had never seen her before "My God! Queen Lost!' "The party then'went to the kitchen, and there the second chef, on hearing that the Queen •was coming, took off his apron and got down on hands and knees in a hurry to scrub the floor! "The next stop was the laundry, and there Lady Desborough and Sir John became so much interested in the presses that the Queen got a considerable distance ahead of them, upon discovery of which Sir John exclaimed to Doctor Hawley, 'My God, we've lost the Queen!' "The 'recreation hut,' in which tea was served, had been beautifully decorated with flowers furnished by friends of members of the unit. Sir John went ahead to select the proper chair for the Queen, and he placed it where she could see the nurses having tea in an outer room. She especially liked the pressed tongue we had. After tea she had a cigarette with the rest. Hail and Farewell. "The Queen then asked to have , T T — * • ** • *rf^a\.4i/ 1TI« £"1» Ju&UC Jehneri, H Hammond, W!"E?Adam"' H tol " K °"* R. J; Bennett. Back Alice ' Zumach. Third row — L. O. T ' ?• Adreon ' W. W. Harmon, J. J. Immerfall, R. F. Caylor, L. M. Baumgart. £$£ ?' '• W. Steven, A. Re«e, Second row _ P 1 "* ™w-K. A. Zeigler R. C. J. Edwards, L. M. CroJchT"~ j*f "* Adv *««> Flash-Picture. - jj*K*£S5vS?8Msa Evans, E. J. Vaske H. Wevr Back row—R. C.' sonnel marveled that she had talked so much. They said she is known for her reserve and hates public appearances, have since received a letter saying she was impressed by the hospital, but even more by the enthusiasm of our volunteer stall. SERVICE FLAG IS DEDICATED AT LUVERNE with us, and photographer her picture taken while the official -was busy 'Percy 1 [Mary's"chum] tried to take some pictures of her own. She had the camera concealed under her cape, and had just snapped her last picture when the Queen said, 'Why don't you come out in front and take my picture properly?' 'Percy' rose to the occasion, stepped out and 'double-exposed the last picture! _ The Queen then departed, wav- MJg to all of us. Our English per- Lu Verne, July 1—Dedication of a service flag presented by the local W. S. C. S. and the Sunday school formed a part of the morn- ng service at the local Methodist church Sunday. Presentation was made by Myrtle Jordan, Sunday school superintendent, and Mrs. A. E. Genrich, president of the W. S. C S Miss Jordan made the presenta- lon speech, and Mrs. Genrich un- -eiled the flag. Miss Jordan then read the .ames of 36 boys in the service s Mrs. Genrich pointed to stars epresenting them. A poem was ead by Mrs. Genrich, after which Doris Genrich sang The Land of Glory. A responsive FOLKS, HOty ABOUT A SHOWER FQK OUR MARY IN ENGLAND? they had -never hfard of before whom hut It ru the hospital at SauEnlando jJ 1 ^ 1 ^ Sta ^ " ''' likes chewing gum I'm snro =v, Q .,,~.i5 1_ n . s pme. If she or so, as it, too, is to EX-SUPERVISOR C, 0, PETERSON DIES SUDDENLY Swea City, July 1—Word wa received here Monday that C. O Peterson, former Swea Cityan who during the last few years had farmed near Lakota, hac died in the night at a Buffalo Center hospital. Mr. Peterson had fallen sick only a day or two before, and an operation revealed obstruction of the bowels. He was unable to stand the.shock of the operation, Mrs. Peterson and five children survive. A son Cecil is somewhere in the Pacific area with the army. A former supervisor from the fifth district, Mr, Peterson was also active in the Masonic lodge here, and he had held office in the local chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. Funeral arrangements were not complete at this writing, but it was probable that they would be held at the Swea City Lutheran church, of which the family are members. The ftetr. and Mr*. P. J. Brane were Fort Dodge callers Tues day. Mrs. Louis Mini* went to West gate Sunday for a visit at her son Arnold's. Arnold Is a farmer. Mrs. Minnie Holland. Maxwell arrived Saturday for a visit ai her daughter Mrs. G. W. Stillman's. Mrs. Frieda Clark, who has jeen n patient at the Kossuth lospital two weeks, is reported mproving. Mrs. P. V. Janse leaves today for Fort Madison for visits of indefinite length with relatives of Doctor Janse. There will be no service at the Hethpdist church next Sunday morning, but Sunday school will je held as usual. Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Bishop, Su- icrior, Wis., left last Thursday, fter a week at the former's Brother A. A. Bishop's. The Jos. Blooms returned Fri- ay from St. Paul, where they isited Mrs. Bloom's parents, Mr. nd Mrs. J. F. Melaned. C. W. Chamberlain and Mrs. R. . Chamberlain, Spencer, visited ie latter's sister, Mrs. O. S. mdsey, over the weekend. Mrs. Clark Aby and her daugh- er Mrs. John T. Nolan, Galva. after —r-/-,-—v — - —•-^--« Rock Islam Statictaitein at Brandt, S JD at riVecrSaturdiiy for a few days a his mother Mrs. O. J.,, Peterson's Carad*n«, daughter o f Mr. anc Mrs. .Floyd Kbepke, Burt, is spending .today (Thursday) with Colleen,.daughter of Mr< arid Mrs D. L, .Cooper. Mf0* C* C* Iftfttftttf of fifliicrof t and Mrs. Albert -Johnson, Corwith, attended a v Farm Bureau conference Monday till Wednesday at Des Moines. _Durwood, ion of Mr. and Mrs. Kelsey Burtis, spent the weekend at Fort Dodge with his brother Daryl, who is employed at the Tobm packing plant. Jane, daughter of Mrs. Cidnev Laird, leaves today for Los Angeles, where she will seek employment. She has attended the A. I. B., Des Moines, six months Algomans attending a mission festival Sunday at the Whittemore Lutheran church were Mr ind Mrs. Max Bast, daughter Arene, ,Alma Bast, and Elsie Helm- ce. > Arleen Johnson spent Friday nd Saturday morning with her parents, Mr.'and Mrs. Thomas phnson Jr., Armstrong farmers Arleen is employed at Dermand's afe. Julia Dearchs, Rock Island, 111 8 fP'r^ed today for the week- nd with her parents, Mr Mrs. H W Ployed by Council. y Mr. and Mrs tone, Omaha \ cr Kay s cf "^~"j r ^ WaIte P Br ayton, Stoddard, Donald ings, Kenneth Brayton McClellan, Forrest Ran . dedication ritual led by the minister, with the congregation re- - sponding, concluded the impressive service. The flag was made by Mrs. Ray Stone and Mrs. John Voss Jr. The boys in service are: Merle R. Eggleston, Harold Lichty, Merle M. Thompson, DeRae Lichty, Hector Knary, Lieut. Earl Legler, Gordon Dimler, Robert Thomas, E v e r e t,t Alexander Capt. Laurence Murray, Howard WUley, Gordon Davidgoa, Howard MBS. DEXTER, IS DEAD AT BURT , V^t. July 1—Funeral services for Mrs. Matilda A. D/xter, who £j Saturday at her daughter Mrs Clayton Johnson's, were held at the Mettvodiit church here Tuesday, the Rev. H. W. Jackman, pastor, conducting, and rMll«1 Ol vvrnn £« AI T^ _ . . i ' . _ ___ f £« MW |, VAt V-UiJ-WU burial was in the Burt cemetery. Mrs. Dexter, who was Matilda A. Benway, was born at Charles £$h ^ll 26 ' 1874 ' s P ent her girlhood there, and on New Year's, 1895, was married to E tin I. Dexter, also Charles City They lived there till 1899, when they raoved to Burt. Mr. Dexter is dead. There were three sons and four daughters: A. B. C, Dexter, St LQUIS; George, at home; Russell, who died recently; Mrs. H E Volentine Truman, Minn.; Mrs. Aage Anderson, Washington. D. C.; and twins, Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Ranney Putz, Burt. Fifteen grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and two sisters Alfred Swann, Qsage, also - CHECK OUR EVERY Peanut Butter 2 Ib. jar 29c SODA CRACKERS SANDWICH COOKIES GRAHAM CRACKERS MAGIC BAKE FLOUR GOLD NUGGET FLOUR KRAFT CARAMELS .... ^ WNBBBrr -13c PINK SALMON ,,„.,» 2 tor3 7c DAY LOW PRICES J 2-lb. -I 7• • . . box I I U • . . 2 ibs. 29c Mb. 4 Q r • • . . box I ww 49 Ibs. '19 Ibs. 1.59 1.39 111 19c : ; DILL PICKLES . SWEET PICKLES. . SgSjjgNB* CIDER VINEGAR MUSTARD... 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