Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 3, 1971 · Page 2
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Woman Helen Ferris will shortly observe her 10th year as manager of the Montgomery Ward and Co. catalog store in Algona. She has already completed 15 years of service at the same office, starting on a part-time basis before the new store was opened in Algona, and later was their Credit Manager. Since Helen has been manager, she and her staff have received many awards and citations from the company for their sales leadership, but Helen was recently honored with an appointment as one of a seven-member Advisory Board for the St. Paul region, which covers So. Dakota, No. Dakota, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. A national survey has been taken of Wards managers and the problems they are experiencing. As mediators between the executive officials and store management, this Board will review and attempt to help solve these problems. The Board members were chosen for their salesmanship and leadership qualities. Helen and Jerry Ferris came to Algona from Mason City 25 years ago. Jerry is TEA coordinator for Arco Farm Services at Burt with their satellites around Burt. They are parents of three children, pat lives at Racine, Wise, and is employed by the Racine County Department of Public Wet- fare where she is a coordinator between parents and their foster child. Jerry, jr. is Terminal Manager with the Truck Transport, Inc. at East St. Louis, 111. and Roger will soon graduate from Iowa State University as an Art major. His wife, Pam, will also graduate from ISU as an English major. The Ferrises have four grandchildren, Helen enjoys playing golf as a hobby and four times has won the Algona Country club Championship. Bridge is also a hobby but most of all, she feels her every day association with people the greatest challenge and most gratifying of all. APPLE CAKE 4 cups apples diced 2 cups sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 1 cup oil 2 well beaten eggs 1 cup chopped walnuts Mix well and let stand till you Measure: 2 cups flour 1 tsp. soda 1 tsp. salt 2 tsp. cinnamon Bake 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hours in 9 x 13 loaf pan, spread thin powder sugar glaze while still warm. MAZOLA NO ROLL PIE SHELL Sift 1 1/2 c flour 1 1/2 tsp. sugar 1 tsp. salt - in pie pan Combine 1/2 cup Mazola 2 tbsp. milk in measuring cup. Mix with fork, pour in center of flour mixture. Mix with fork. Spread evenly with fingers to bottom and sides. ASPARAGUS CASSEROLE. 1 bunch - 2' 1/2T asparagus ' Wash and cut in 2 in. pieces. Cook in boiling salted water till barely tender. Drain and put in shallow baking dish. Melt 6 tbl. spoon butter. Mix 2 tblsp. with 3/4 cup soft bread crumbs. Blend 1/4 cup flour, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1/2 tsp. paprika, 1/2tsp. Worcestershire 1/8 tsp. pepper, blend into remaining butter. Gradually stir in 2 cups milk. Cook until thickened. Add 1/2 cup grated cheese, 1/4 cup stuffed olives (optional). Stir until cheese melts. Pour over asparagus. Top with crumbs. Bake at 37.5 for 15 min. Area Women Honored At Buena Vista Connie Sheirbon, Burt, and Kathy Jacobson, Ottosen, were inducted into the Order of the Keys at Buena Vista College, Storm Lake, last weekend. This organization annually honors those women students who have used their ability well in their academic pursuit. Subscribe to the official county: newspapers. Only $6 per year 2 - Kossuth County Advance Monday, May 3, 1971 Algona Beauticians On Hair Fashion Committee TWO ALGONA BEAUTICIANS, Ardis Lande, left and Nelvinea Hauenstem, were recently installed as members of the Iowa S Fashion Committee, the educational body of the National Hairdresser s and Cosmetologists Association of Iowa, Inc. The installation took pace at the State Beauticians Convention heldinDes Moines April 17 - 19 Both operators took examinations in February in Des Moines to qualify for the positions. Mrs. Lande is a member of Affiliate No. 58 at Fort Dodge and Miss nSsteiJ belongs to Kossuth County Affiliate No. 75. Both are employed at the sheakley Beauty Salons. A Hint or two... for you to try- DID YOU KNOW that 1 teaspoon of vanilla added to a gallon of oil base paint will eliminate any odor after painting? Also, two drops of vanilla added to pie crust dough made with lard will take away any lard flavor. - o Keep shirt sleeves from tangling with other wash in your washer by buttoning them to buttons on front of shirt. - o - Cut out rounds of bread with doughnut cutter; spread with softened butter and sprinkle generously with shredded cheese. Place atop casserole. Overlap rings to trim. - o • An apricot honey topping is a refreshing and appetizing way to glamorize a plain cake. Cook one-half cup dried apricots in one cup water until tender. Cool and put through the blender. Add one- fourth cup honey and fold in one-half cup heavy cream, whipped. Serve on cake. - o - Add brisk flavor to a seafood salad with this delicious dressing. To one cup sour cream, add one tablespoon minced onion, two- third teaspoon curry powder, one-half teaspoon salt, and a couple of drops of tabasco sauce. Good with tuna, salmon, shrimp, crab or lobster. Makes about one cup of dressing. I Fiancee Of Ward Leek MR, AND MRS. E. William Allison, Cedar Rapids, announce the engagement of their daughter, Vickie Lynn Allison, toward Alan Leek, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ranney Leek, Algona. Miss Allison and her fiance-are students at Iowa state University, Ames. No date has been set for the wedding. ii? WHAT'S COOKIN' With the graduation festivities coming up soon, most Mothers are busy planning receptions for their children. If you are not one of those, perhaps you have a friend who is and it would be fun to surprise them with a plate of homemade candy. Here is a recipe that makes many pieces and you can use your imagination as to flavors and decorations, CANDY 1 stick Oleo melted 1 can Eagle Brana milk Vanilla, or any flavoring; nuts, fruit, coloring, etc. 1 1/2 cups flake coconut and 2 pounds powdered sugar. Knead and roll in small balls. Chill overnight. Melt 1 12 oz. package of chocolate chips and 1/2 bar parowax in double boiler. Stick each ball with toothpick and dip in melted chocolate. Set back on paper to harden. LEMON BARS 1/2 cup butter or margarine 1 cup flour 1/4 cup powdered sugar Mix together and put in 9" pan. Bake 15 minutes at 350 and cool. 'i Tbs. lemon juice grated rind of one lemon 2 eggs, beaten 1 cup sugar 2 Tbs. flour 1/2 tsp. baking powder Mix together and pour on top of first mixture. Bake 25 minutes at 350 degrees. 3/4 cup powdered sugar, 1/2 tsp. vanilla, 1 tablespoon butter and 1 1/2 tsp. milk. Frost when bars are cool. If you cheat a bit and buy a frozen, already prepared pie crust, this pie is a cinch to whip up. It is good warm with a generous serving of whipped cream or vanilla or cinnam on ice cream. RHUBARB-PINE APPLE PIE 2 cups fresh rhubarb (cut into 1/2 inch pieces before measur- • ing) 1 (13 1/4-oz.) can pineapple tidbits (about 1 1/2 cups) 3 tbsp. quick-cooking tapioca 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 tsp. salt 1/3 cup water 1 9-inch pie crust Ingredients for crunchy topping: 1/3 cup brown sugar 3 tbsp. flour 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 2 tbsp. softened butter Line a 9-inch pie pan with pastry, or buy a frozen one. Combine tapioca, sugar, salt and stir together; add water, pineapple and rhubarb. Fill pie crust with this filling. Combine brown sugar, flour and cinnamon and cut in the butter or fork, until crumbs are the size of large peas. Sprinkle this crunchy topping on top of pie filling and bake at 425 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes, or until syrup boils with heavy bubbles that do not burst. RHUBARB NUT BREAD Mix' in this order; 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 2/3 cup salad oil 1 egg 1 cup sour milk 1 tsp. each of salt, soda, vanilla 2 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 cups diced fresh rhubarb 1/2 cup chopped nuts Pour into two greased loaf pans and sprinkle over the batter a mixture of 1/2 cup sugar and 1 tbsp. butter. Bake at 325 degrees about 60 minutes. Don't overbake. JOHN KELLNER, 100-year-old St. Benedict man, is presently a resident of Good Samaritan Home II. He had been a patient in a Mason City Hospital for some time and entered Good Samaritan on Tuesday evening. Marie Duff on Finalist In Another Cooking Contest Wife wants her name on insurance policy By Abigail Van Bur«n 1C IWI kr Cklttw TrikuM-N. Y. NIM Swi*,, IK.) DEAR ABBY: I am writing this, doubting that I'll ever mail it. It's been on my mind for 18 years. Before my husband and I were married, he was married briefly to a raving beauty. They had one daughter. There were a lot of hard feelings, and he didn't see his daughter until she was 10 years old. She's a grown woman now. My complaint: My husband has a large insurance policy The beneficiary is his daughter. For the first 15 years of our married life, the beneficiary was his first wife, then he changed it. This just eats me up. We have a family of our own, Abby. What about them? And what about me? When I mention this to my husband, he says, "Don't worry you'll be taken care of." I know better. We don't own a business, or a house, or even a car. I have tried to be big about it, but I can't. If I were to make a scene and force him to change the beneficiary, he'd do it only because I forced him to. So what would I gain except the money? SAVANNAH DEAR SAVANNAH! What do you mean if you forced him to change the beneficiary all you would gain is "money"? That mwey is the difference between your being left a widow without a dime or one whose husband has left her and her family provided for. If I were you, I would make a scene! You're entitled to it. DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been happily An Algona woman, Mrs. John J. Dutton, has added another cooking prize to her long list of kitchen achievements. She has won the honor of representing Iowa in the 23rd annual National Chicken Cooking contest to be held June 5 at Ocean city, Md. "Marie" will prepare her recipe for "Chicken Doll-up" in competition with finalists from 49 other states and the District of Columbia for the top prize of $10,000. Her recipe was selected through a detailed judging procedure from more than 15,000 entries. The annual contest is. sponsored by the Delmarva Poultry Industry Assn. in conjunction with the National Broiler Council. Regardless of the cook-off results, each of the finalists will receive $100 and a state winners trophy as well as the expense- paid trip to Ocean city. Besides the top prize of $10,000, there are $10,900 in runnersup prizes. Mrs. Dutton entered the contest once before - and won, of course. That was back in 1955 but she was unable to compete that year because Mr. and Mrs. Dutton's oldest son, George and his wife, were coming home from Japan at the same time. Mrs. Dutton's cooking prowess won a fine electric stove about four years ago in a Pillsbury bake-off at Los Angeles, Calif., with her dessert recipe of Peach Dancy. She also won a stove in 1954 1 with her Cheezy Fiesta Squares (hot biscuits) in a pills- bury bake-off at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City, and she has won other prizes with her recipes. Here's Mrs. Dutton's recipe which could win her $10,000: CHICKEN DOLL-UP 1 broiler-fryer chicken,, cut in serving pieces 1 teaspoon salt 1/8 tsp. pepper 1/3 cup flour 1/2 tsp. marjoram 1 egg 2 T. water 1 cup cruncy nut-like cereal nuggets 1/4 cup corn oil 1 can (10 1/2 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup married for over a year now and we love each other very much. We have a good relationship with our in-laws considering we are both only children and live in the same town with both sets of parents. My problem is a bad habit my mother in law has. She is always talking about what my husband did when he was a baby, the cute things he said, the toys he had, and even the cute clothes he had. I realize that those childhood memories are precious to her, but she bores me and everyone else to death with that kind of talk. I don't want to hurt her feelings by asking her to cut it out, so maybe if you print this letter she-will see it and it will wt hom «- CHILDHOOD BLUES DEAR BLUES: If ihe doesn't see this, or if she sees tt and tt doesn't hit home, don't worry. Your problems will solve themselves as BOOB as YOU have a baby. Then she'll bore everybody with talk of her grandchild! DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married for five months and the only problem we have is with our landlady. She lives downstairs and says she has to have a key to our apartment in case it rains while we are gone and she has to close our windows. Or if she smells a gas leak or smoke from our apartment. Well, we have proof that she comes in and snoops around in our drawers and closets. She never rings the bell or knocks. She just lets herself in with her own key. Several times she scared me half to death because I didn't even know she was in my apartment until I turned around and saw her. Our door key fits our mailbox, so now she brings me my mail, saying she wants to save me the trouble of getting H myself. Abby, I prefer to get my own mail! Once she let herself in and opened our bedroom door when my husband and I were IN bed. Can you believe it? What do you advise us to do? NO PRIVACY DEAR NO: Have a chain lock put on your door M that she can't eater while you are Inside. That will uuure privacy. Chance the lock M yow door aod don't give her a key. Tell her you'll close the windows More yoa leave, to* If ska smells gas «r smoke from your apartment to hrcak the daw down with an ax and you'll pay for it, CONFIDENTIAL TO "OVER ft AND THINKING IT OVER": Silicon Implants [not injection) are legal m this country, and there are many fine plastic surgeons who perform this type of operation for women who wish to Increase the sice of their breasts. It's called mammarv surgery. [Many consider it the "booby prize".) 1/4 cup imitation bacon bits Mix salt, pepper, flour and majoram in paper bag; add chicken, a few pieces at a time, and shake to coat well. Beat together egg and water; dip chicken in egg mixture, pour grape nuts cereal in paper bag, add chicken pieces a few at a time, and shake to coat well. Pour corn oil into medium shallow baking pan (about 13 x 9 x 2 inches). Place in 450 degree F. (hot) oven about 5 minutes until oil is hot. Place chicken pieces skin side down in pan and bake 10 minutes; turn and bake 10 minutes longer. Remove from oven. Spoon undiluted chicken soup between chicken pieces; cover pan with foil. Reduce oven temperature to 375 degrees F. (moderate). Bake chicken 30 minutes. Uncover, sprinkle bacon bits over chicken and return to oven. Bake uncovered, an additional 15 to 20 minutes or until tender. Makes 4 servings. Cindy Heeren, Former Algonan, Named Queen r> Cynthia joy Heeren, Sedalia, Mo., 19-year-old daughter of former Algonans, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Heeren, was crowned Miss Sedalia for 1971 at the annual Miss Sedalia pageant held Saturday night, April Miss Heeren drew a charcoal portrait to a tape recording of herself singing to her own piano accompaniment for her talent presentation. The 5' 8" graduate of Smith-Cotton High School attends Central Missouri State College where she is a member of Alpha Omicron pi Sorority. The entrants competed in evening gowns, swim suits and talent presentations following a busy day in which they participated in a parade and had interviews with the judges. Miss Heeren will represent Sedalia in the 1971 Miss Missouri pageant to be held in July. Her parents moved from Algona to Sedalia in 1963 where he is a field man for Druggists Mutual Insurance of Algona. LWML Holds Spring Rally The Lutheran Women's Missionary League of the Algona Zone met at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lotts Creek, for the Spring Rally on Wednesday, April 28. Pastor Walter Otto of Lotts Creek had the opening devotion on "The Open Line". Mrs. Wm. F. Dau of Algona, the president of the zone, called the meeting to order, pastor R. T. Mueller, the Circuit Counselor, had charge of the Installation of the vice President, Mrs. Dean Grimm of West Bend, and the Secretary, Mrs. Carl Beck of Fenton. Following a brief business meeting, the Christian Growth Chairman, Mrs. Louis Jurgemeyer of Klemme, led in an inspiring presentation of "Create in Me A Clean Heart, 6 God!" The pastoral counselor had charge of the closing devotion which included the Pledge of Rededication. Those from zion Lutheran,' LuVerne, attending this Rally were Pastor and Mrs. R.T.Muel- ler, Mrs, Martha Bierstedt, Mrs, Alice Hinz, Mrs. Martha Ramus, Mrs. Dolores Schnakenberg, Mrs. Rachel Schnakenberg, and Mrs. Vera Voss. The Fall LWML Zone Rally will be hosted by the Ladies Aid of zion Lutheran Church, LuVerne, on Wednesday, Sept. 29. MONDAY, MAY 3 1:30 p.m. - ALGONA GARDEN Club meets with Dorothy Raney, Agnes Dreesman and Florence Hayden assisting. The program on Table Settings will be given byEvelynWinkel. 1:30 p.m. - ST. ANN AUXILIARY Board meeting in the staff room at the hospital. 1:30 p.m. - KOSSUTH COUNTY Farm Bureau Women meet. Irvington has the Inspiration and Mrs. William Dodds the lesson. Fair plans will be discussed. TUESDAY, MAY 4 6:30 p.m. - CD of A COURT, St. Cecelia No, 283, dinner. Business meeting starts at 7:45. 7:30 p.m. - LEAGUE OF WOMEN Voters will have a Board meeting at the home of Ann Anderson. 7:30 p.m. - BUSINESS and Professional Womens Club have a Board meeting at the home of Inez Wolfe. : .'•• 8:00: p.m. - XI XI CHARTER of Beta Sigma phi meets with Shirley Wellendorf. The lesson on hobbies will be by Helen Haas and Ardeen Sampson. 8:00 p.m. -ORDER OF EASTERN Star, Algona Chapter No. 68, Lois Wickliff is Worthy Matron. WEDNESDAY, MAY 5 12 NOON - SOROPTIMISTS meet at the Home Federal community room 6:30 p.m. - T.O.P.S. meet at St. Ann Hospital in the Staff room 8:00 p.m. - AMERICAN LEGION Auxiliary meeting at the Veterans Memorial building THURSDAY, MAY 6 2:00 p.m. - W.S.C.S. of the United Methodist Church at Wesley meets with hostesses OpalNy- gaard, chrm., Marvel Nygaard and Kathryn Hauptly. Neva Robinson has the lesson and devotions are by Kate Flora. MR. AND MRS. Alex Demand returned home Wednesday evening following a trip to the east where they spent two weeks. They were guests of their daughter, Kathy, and her husband, Professor and Mrs George Starbuck, at Milford, New Hampshire. The professor teaches at Boston University. The Dermands visited many historical sites while there. On the return trip they visited at Rochester, N.Y, with professor and Mrs. LeRoy Searle. Mrs. Searle is the former Ann Sowers of Buffalo Center and her husband teaches at Rochester University, 60»h Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hofius of Algona will observe their 60th Wedding Anniversary on Monday May 10. An Open House is not planned, but friends may call IT'S SUPER SAVINGS MONTH ON LAWN MOWERS I I Two Models. In Stock Now Feature Pull & GO Starting • No Engine Adjustments $67.88 ALGONA. IOWA

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