Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 8, 1971 · Page 3
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Get rid of Edwin or he'll get rid of you By Abigail Van Buren I* 1»71 by Chlcno Trlbune-N. Y. Ncwi S»nd., Int.] DEAR ABBY: I am 39, and Edwin is 40. We've been married for 19 years, and I'm not saying our marriage has been a bed of roses, but then, whose has? About a year ago Edwin tried to run me down with his car but I was too quick for him. Of course he. denied it—said the brakes didn't hold, but he was lying. A few months ago Edwin was on the roof fixing a leak and I was down below turning on the garden hose when he tried to drop a heavy metal tool box on my head. It missed me by a hair. I just don't know what he will pull next, Abby. I have heard rumors about him and a neighbor lady whose husband is gone for months at a time working on a ship. If Edwin wants to be rid of me, why doesn't he say so? If I didn't have 9 kids I would leave him tomorrow. SUSPICIOUS DEAR SUSPICIOUS: If you suspect Edwin is trying to get rid of you, beat him to the punch and get rid of HIM. If you can't afford a lawyer, see your local legal aid society. Better to be suspicious and alive, than the dead "victim" of an "accident." [P. S. If he asks you to go hunting, fishing, boating, or mountain climbing with him, don't go.] DEAR ABBY: During most of my childhood I had pale blond hair, but as I grew older it gradually turned to that "dishwater blond," so I started to bleach it in order to retain the same light blond color. At the time I met my husband I was a "blond," with the help of the beauty parlor. I never tried to deceive him. He knew, and had no objections. About a month before our marriage I took a good look at myself and decided the artificial blond hair was not becoming to me—also my hair was in sad shape from all the bleaching, so I dyed it back to my natural light brown color with gold highlights. Ever since, my husband has been throwing a fit because he wants me to be a blond again. So, Abby, I need some advice from you—and from your readers. Should I be a blond to please my husband, or should I stay the way I am to please myself? TO DYE OR NOT TO DYE DEAR TO: To thine own self be true. Retain your natural color and explain that nothing is forever. And tell him that when he loses HIS thatch you'll not love him less. P. S. Buy a smartly styled blond wig for those occasions when he gets blond-hungry. DEAR ABBY: I always read your column first for two,, reasons. First, because it is different every day, whereas the news is always the same. Politics, war, crime, etc. And second because it shows us what a motley crowd we human beings are., . , • "For "example, you recently had. a letter from a woman commenting about a previous letter concerning sickness in old age. She believed that sickness in old age is punishment for sins committed in younger days. That's like believing, as they did in the early Christian era, that people with mental illness were possessed of the devil. Then today you told somebody that people who leave their TV sets on when friends called are justified if the callers dropped in unexpected. If you are right, what has happened to the old idea of friendliness? I can't think of a TV program that is more important than having an old friend drop in to pay me a visit. It's the folks who are called upon who are honored. We are always pleased when unexpected company drops in. Yes, we human beings are a motley crowd. ONE OF THEM Fiancee Of Paul Koppen MR. AND MRS. Clarence Harrison, Valparaiso, Indiana, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Carol Sue, to Paul Michael Koppen, son of Mr. andMrs. Ralph Koppen of Whittemore. Miss Harrison is a 1968 graduate of Portage High School and .currently is employed at the Big Wheel Restaurant. Her fiance, who is a 1963 graduate of Garrigan High School, served in the U.S. Navy. He attended Valparaiso Technical Institute for two years, and is currently in his second year at Purdue North Central Campus. Their June 19 wedding SOCIETY Monday, March 8, 1971 Kossuth County Advance — 3 Head Starf Mothers Study Hair Styles And Make-Up COMMUNITY ACTION Project Classes for Head Start Mothers have had a variety of subjects covered by Project Developers, Mrs. L. L. Snyder an-' Mrs. Max Bartholomew. In the above picture, Joyce Busch aim Sharon Cornwell, operators of the LaPetite Beauty Shop, demonstrate a "comb out" and apply makeup correctly for the 25 mothers who attended the class last Wednesday morning in the OEO office area. Margaret Broeselle, a former beautician, also assisted with the demonstration. Other topics included for study are knitting, sewing, decoupage,. home decorating, flower arranging, upholstery, cake decorating, nutrition, child care and antiquing. Dorothy Arend is OEO county coordinator for South Kossuth. A NURSERY is maintained for the children of the mothers who attend the project classes with volunteer baby sitters available. In the lower photo, a few of the children can be seen as they are busy playing. Mrs. Donald Jorgenson, standing and Mrs. Rita plathe, Irvington, were the "sitters" for the day. (Algona Publishing News- photos) end, to attend the Cole-Menke wedding were Stuart Grade, Sioux City; Ralph Delperdang, Bancroft; Glen Menke, Bancroft; Mr. and Mrs. George Rawlins, Son- clra, Carole, Bobbie, Julie, Kathy Bolie, Woodbine; Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Myers, Violet and Iris of Clear Lake and Mr. and Mrs. Ross Cole, Camanche, la. MR. AND MRS. Dick B. Meyer drove to Vinton a week ago Friday afternoon to visit with their son, Richard and family. They also visited another son, the Rev. Benjamin Meyer and family from Dallas, Texas, who had come by train to Fort Madison where Richard had met them. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Taylor of Minneapolis were also there for the weekend. Other guests on the weekend were Mr. and Mrs. Jim McQuiston, Cedar Rapids and Leon McQuiston of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Jim Reed and grandsons and Mr. and Mrs. John Tapper and Judy of Marion, la. Dr. and Mrs. John Pearson, Jr. and sons of Cherokee and Mrs. Dorothy Meyer of Truesdale were also guests. PATRICE BODE, a freshman at the College of Saint Teresa, Winona, Minn., will be performing as a member of the Chamber Singers at a Concert on Monday evening, March 8, in the college auditorium. Patrice is the daughter of the Roland Bodes of rural Algona. MOTHERS WHO wish to have their 4 and 5 year olds attend the April session of Story Hour at the Algona Public Library should remember there is apre- registration required. It will start Wednesday, April 7, and run from 10 to 11 a.m., for five weeks. MR. AND MRS. Joe Straub are parents of their 13th child, March 2 at St. Ann Hospital. He has been named Edward and weighed Bibs. This makes a family of eight boys and five girls. Mr. and Mrs. John Cash of Algona and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Straub, Sr. of New York City are the grandparents. MICHAEL AND Linda Nitchals, students at Iowa State University, are spending their semester break with their parents, the Lou Nitchals. ALGONA GARDEN CLUB The Algona Garden Club met Monday afternoon, March 1, at the home of Mrs. William Ambrose. She was assisted by hostesses Mrs. William Kuhn, Sr. and Mrs. Albert McVeigh. A St. Patrick theme in green and white was used at the tea table and the flower arrangement featured the Irish clay pipe, pussy willows, ivy and fern with delicately tinted green carnations. Interesting and varied ideas for litter prevention were contributed by the members during the roll call. Maybelle Geilenfeld and Alice Fox agreed to represent the Algona Garden Club at the Pollution Meeting sponsored by the is Club o/i March 16. The will be held at Our Lady of Sorrows Parish, Valparaiso, Indiana. possible ideas on litter prevention and pollution 'which might be presented at this meeting. The club voted to contribute .$5.00 to the Foreign-Exchange Students Program. It was suggested that all members should continue to freely use the books from the Garden Club Book Center of the Algona Public Library. Orders were taken for the 1971 National Gardner Magazine. Following the meeting a delightful skit on littering entitled "Over the Coffee" was presented by Shirley Snyder, Nancy Ambrose, Maybelle Geilenfeld and Jeanne Reynolds, The next meeting will be held at 9:00 a.m. at the home of Maybelle Geilenfeld with Shirley Hedlund and Jeanne Reynolds assisting hostesses. Mrs. James Lowman will present the program on Japanese arrangements. TUESDAY, MARCH 9 1:00 p.m.—DAR National Defense luncheon. Hostesses are Mary Lytle, Beth Miller, Trella Patterson and Gladys Straley: "Our National Defense" will be by Lois Crouch. 6:30 p.m. - BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL Women have a potluck supper at the home of Ella Zumach. Leona Smith, assisting hostess and personal devel- • opment chairman, has the program. 6-.30 p.m. - SOROPTMISTS will meet at the Johnson House for dinner with Alice Wilkins and Mertie Huber the hostesses. 6:30 p.m. - REBEKAH LODGE meets at the Izaak Walton League hall for a pot-luck supper. Bring a covered dish and your own table service. Meeting will start at 7:30 SHARP! WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10 1:15 p.m. - BEL CANTO meets with Leota Geigel, Helena Dodds and Claris Kresensky assisting. High school instrumental groups will be given by Vera Graham, Ethel Loss and Claris Kresensky. 2:00 p.m. - CRESCO MOTHERS and Daughters meet at the home of Nellie Bosworth. "Johnny" Ndugwa and "Charlie" Duca, AFS students from Uganda and Argentina, will show slides of their native countries. Roll call is to tell about a moving day incident. 6:00 p.m. -T.O.P.S. meet at St. Ann Hospital. There will be an election of officers at this meeting. 7:00 p.m. - RAINBOW GIRLS meet at the Masonic Temple. Jeanne Patterson is Worthy Advisor. 7:30 p.m. - AAUW meets in the - Home Federal community room with Helen Hutchison and the Travel Study group presenting "Around The World In Ipixty Minutes." Hostesses are June Krull, Corinne Ras- m u&en and Ruth Alice Patter- sou.l THURSDAY, MARCH 11 2:00 p.m. - FOUR CORNERS Mothers and Daughters Club will meet at the Home Federal community rooms with Lois Camp and Opal Simpson the hostesses. Roll call is a home furnishing hint and the program is by Loretta Broesder and Evelyn McNeill. There will be an ^ection of officers. 2:00 p.m. - U^NION TOWNSHIP Mothers and Daughters Club meets with Hilaria Erpelding. Frances Dodds and Dorothy Vigdal are in charge of the menu and roll call is "my contribution to pollution control." There will be an election of officers. Pollution control will be discussed by a guest speaker. MO. Following a short honeymoon, the bridal couple is making their home In Pammel Court at Ames. The bride is a 1970 graduate of the Algona High School and has been employed at Sid's Cafe. The groom graduated from St. John's at Bancroft and is now attending Iowa State University. (Photo by Glenn's Studio) 88th Birthday Surprise Party Janet DeAnn Cole, Algona, Weds Russell Menke Feb. 28 Janet DeAnn Cole, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russel Cole of Algona, became the bride of Russell D. Menke of Ames in a double ring ceremony at two o'clock in the afternoon on Sunday, Feb. 28, in the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at Mallard, la. Elder Ross Cole of Camanche, la., great-uncle of the bride, officiated at the ceremony. The bride, escorted to the altar by her father, was attended by Kathy Bolie of Woodbine as maid of honor. Rhonda Cole attended her sister as bridesmaid. Julie Rawlins of Independence, Mo., cousin of the bride, was the flower girl: Stuart Grade, SiouxCity, served the groom as best man and Ralph Delperdang of Bancroft was the groomsman. Gary Cole, Algona and Glen Menke, Bancroft, ushered. Mrs. Rex Klinger of Algona was the soloist, accompanied at the organ by Mrs. Roy Wills, Mallard. The reception was held in the basement of the church with Jenny Hutchinson of Algona in charge of registering the guests. Mrs. George Rawlins, Independence, Mo. and aunt of the bride, served the punch. Mrs. Charles Litton, Burlington, cousin of the bride, cut and served the wedding cake. Pam Moe of Algona andSondra Rawlins, Independence, Mo. opened the wedding gifts. Out of town guests were from Bancroft, Sioux City, Camanche, Clear Lake, Woodbine, Burlington, in Iowa and Independence, THE 88th Birthday of Mrs. Clark Godden was observed with' a surprise party at her home on Feb. 28. 30 children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren came in to observe the occasion. The guests were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Richardson, Mr. and Mrs. James Richardson, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Kuhn, Jr., all of Algona; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Strayer and family, Hurt; Mr. and Mrs. Larry Strayer and family, Fort Dodge; Mrs. Melvin Zumach and daughters, Whittemore; Mr. and Mrs. Don Will and daughters, Renwick; Mrs. Eunice Strayer, Algona; Mr. and Mrs. Lester Godden, Clear Lake and Mr. and Mrs. Lester Fisher and Lyle, Emmetsburg. YOUR CATALOG! LPMLS] THE EXECUTIVE Board of the Kossuth County Affiliate No. 75 of NHCA met Tuesday, March 2, at the Mary Jane Haverly residence. Items of discussion were the proceeds of our dance, changes and additions of the by-laws and items to be discussed and voted on at the state convention. These will be brought up at the next meeting which will be held Monday, March 8, at Charlie's Supper Club. Glenn Tull of Creston, la., will give our program on Legislation. All members are asked to bring their questions and opinions on Legislation at that meeting. OUT OF TOWN guests at the Cole hoiim for the \vctk- SPRING FABRICS A GREAT SELECTION OF FINE FABRICS I • SOLIDS, PLAIDS, STRIPES, PRINTS, CHECKS AND MANY KNIT TEXTURES. TO $6.98

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