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Woman Mention the name of Velma Hagg and everyone immediately thinks of "Good Cookin' ". This quiet, soft-spoken lady delights in baking as a pastime, but also bakes and decorates anniversary and birthday cakes, cookies, rolls and doughnuts for others. Something else she enjoys making is her very popular Sugar Cookies. Most women thoroughly dislike rolling out dough, fussing to make sure it's the right thickness, then cutting different shapes and sizes, but not Velma. Of course, food prepared with the skill she has is something one doesn't develop over night. Velma and her husband, Ed, have been married 43 years. He has now retired and they are extremely busy doing all of the things they most enjoy, and that includes many different things. Many hours during their lifetime have been spent working for their church. Several times $11 day bake sales, as moneymaking (projects, havebeenhead- ed by Velma and her close friend, Mabel Hutzell. The kind of sales where the food is baked right there while you wait - breads, cookies, doughnuts and rolls. Four years ago Velma started taking organ lessons with her grandchildren and Ed told her if she learned to play one song, he would buy her an organ, she accepted that challenge and now has a Hammond organ which she plays for her own enjoyment. Ed has also taken lessons, so it's a relaxing pastime for both. She took cake decorating several years ago at night school, thus prompting the anniversary and birthday cake business. Knitting is something Velma enjoys, but only does when she attends her Knitting Club meetings. She bought yarn for an afghan four years ago and is still working on it. No, she hasn't knit on anything else at the meetings, just her afghan. It's her lifetime project! Here are a very few of her favorite recipes she so willingly shared. Summer time entertaining should be relaxing and enjoyable for everyone, most of all the hostess. Any Grandmother can thoroughly enjoy making and serving these "Minty" cookies to the children (Mothers don't have time in the summer with all of the activities, to get cookies made). TASTE G 1 MINT COOKIES 2 sticks margarine 4 T. sugar 2 cups flour 1 tsp. vanilla 1 tsp. peppermint extract 6 drops green food coloring Chocolate frosting Pecan Halves Make a dough by mixing together margarine, sugar (4 T. is right), nour and flavorings. Tint a delicate green Form little balls, place on cookie sheet and press gently. tjaice at 325 degrees about 20 minutes until bottoms are slightly brown. When cool, frost tops with a bit Combine chocolate, milk and butter in top of double boiler and heat over water until melted. Beat in powdered sugar until smooth. n pecan half in center of each. Makes about 45 quick dainties for a tea party. (Don't try to improve this bv adding, eggs, baking po w( i er O j. soda. Ingredients are correct as given) FPO.ST1NC 1/3 cup chocolate chips 1/4 cup milk 1 T. butter 1 cup powdered sugar. * * * Those of you who have ice cream freezers, whether electric or the "take turns" hand type, will find this a delicious ice cream recipe and Velma says the Chocolate Syrup is exceptionally good. ICE CREAM 2 envelopes gelatin 2 cups sugar 4 cups milk 4 pints heavy cream 2 T. vanilla : few grains salt 4 eggs, beaten Put gelatin and sugar 'in top of double boiler (not over heat). Mix thoroughly, stir in milk. Place "over boiling water and stir until gelatin is dissolved. Beat eggs and add hot milk mix•••- ture,^ stirring constantly. tjfad salt,; cream .and vantUaVithill and proceed with freezing. CHOCOLATE SYRUP 3/4 cup sugar 3 scant T. cocoa 1 T. corn starch pinch of salt 1 cup milk Mix together and cook. Beat while it cooks, to keep from lumping. Add lump of butter and vanilla. * * * STRAWBERRY PIE 3 pints strawberries 1 package of Philadelphia Cream cheese Make a pie crust and when cool, whip your cheese and spread over the baked cooled crust. Take one pint of .berries and stand each berry upright in your crust. Take three of four berries from the remaining boxes to use as garnish, then add 1/3 cup of sugar, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, 1 T. butter and 1/8 tsp. salt to the remaining berries. Boil this together until clear. Cool, then spoon over berries in pie crust. When ready to serve, top with whipped cream and garnish. * * * 4th of July will be here before we know it and fried chicken is always a favorite finger food for those holiday picnics. Just as well fix plenty in case company comes. COUNTY FRIED CHICKEN Cut 3 chickens (2 1/2 to 3 Ibs. each) into serving pieces. Dip in 1 1/2 cups light cream. Combine in a paper bag: 1 cup flour, 1 1/2 cups packaged cornflake crumbs, 1/4 tsp. Mack pepper and 2 tsps. each of seasoned salt and paprika. Add chicken pieces, a few at a time, and toss together lightly until thoroughly coated. Heat cooking oil (1/2 inch deep in heavy skillet), add chicken pieces and brown on both sides. Transfer cilicken to a large roasting pan, cover and bake at 350 for 30 minutes, or until tender. Remove cover and bake 5 minutes more. Serves 12. MEMORIAL DAY GUESTS Mr, and Mrs. Clinton Godden hosted a family get-together on Memorial Day. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Bacon, Mr. and Mrs, Robert Kuhlman and family, Ottosen; Mr. and Mrs. Casey Loss, Dianne and Kristi Fish, and sisters of Mr. Bacon, Mr. and Mrs. Hohenstein and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Hofius, who came from Minnesota. Debbie Bennett Engaged 2 - Kossuth County Advanet Monday, June 7, 1971 11 I see by the Advance •. • — NEWS BRIEFS FROM AROUND ALGONA — PLUM CREEK HOMEMAKERS The Plum Creek Homemakers met May 26 at the home of Mrs. Harold Bode with Mrs. Clifton Benschoter assisting. Seventeen women were present and the inspiration was given by Mrs. Mike Schmit who read an essay and poem pertaining to Memorial Day. Roll call was answered by each telling something special they remembered about their grandmothers. The program was on drugs with Armin Lauck of the Good Samaritan Home reading a paper prepared by Roger Wilson of the Kiwanis Club on the subject of drugs in general. Algona Chief of Police, Richard Groen, told something about the drug problems in our area and both gentleman held a question and answer period. The group did not decide if they would have a booth at the fair and Will further discuss this problem at the next meeting. Mrs. Mike Schmit conducted a contest. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Evert Broesder, Mrs. Duane Mawdsley and Mrs. Walter Campney assisting. HOLIDAY GUESTS Recent Memorial Day weekend guests of the Lamont Wellen- dorfs were Troy Patterson of Carolyn Allen Graduates From Colombia College veve itoy Kduerson 01 "'« weaamg 01 Becky Better,and . Okla. and his-daughter-.^WallyTschopp in the First lilted jaflpid;son-in-law. • > £*:.•'- :, . V- Methodist church. * ? ». FAMILY DINNERS' f Alice Wilkins entertained at dinner Saturday evenirig the L.H. Crawfords, Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. Roy Crawford, Fullerton, Calif.; Carmen Anderson and children, Des Moines; Twilla Bartholomew and Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Wellendorf. Twilla Bartholomew entertained Monday with guests Mr. and Mrs.. Roy Crawford, Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Crawford and Alice Wilkins. Monday evening dinner guests at the Lloyd Wellendorfs were Mr. and Mrs. Roy Crawford, Twilla Bartholomew, Alice Wilkins and Mr. and Mrs. William Finn. ATTEND WEDDING Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hall, Todd and Stacey, Omaha, Nebr arrived Wednesday at her parental Ken Cowan home for a few days visit. They attended the wedding of Kris Kent and Greg Snere Saturday evening at the United Methodist Church here. Their three-year-old son Todd, was ringbearer at the wedding. The Cowans son, Dave arrived Friday evening from Mankato and also attended the '" wedding. The new Mrs. Snere is a niece of Mrs. Cowan and a cousin of Mrs. Hall and Dave. SURPRISE PARTY Mrs. Clinton Godden was guest " of honor at a surprise party •'•' following commencement at the Algona High School when she received her diploma. The party " was held at the home of her mother, Mr. • and Mrs. Floyd Bacon, and other guests were Clinton Godden, Donna, Rob, Lisa and Julie; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kuhlman, Robert, Kathy and Casey, Ottosen; Dianne Fish and Kristi. v-, ATTENDS GRADUATION Mrs. Marie Frankl and Mr and Mrs. Mike Frankl, Irving-' ton, attended commencement exercises for the graduates of the Still college of Osteopath! Carolyn Lois Allen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Allen, Algona, received an Associate in Arts degree from Columbia, College, a coed, liberal arts college in Columbia, Mo., at the college's 120th commencement exercises recently. One of the highlights of the three-day commencement activities was the traditional ivy Chain ceremony on the college's front campus. The graduating class formed a circle linked together by a chain of ivy. The class president cut the chain between each student symbolizing the severing of their togetherness as a class. Missouri Attorney General John C. Danforth was the commencement speaker. Eight men were among the 123 graduates - the first ever to graduate from the fomer women's college. Nearly 100 men were enrolled last semester andmore are expected in the fall. MR. AND MRS. Robert Bennett, former Algon- ans, announce the engagement of their daughter, Debbie, to David Michael Benson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rex Benson of Reynolds, m. Miss Bennett is a 1971 graduate of Valley High School in West Des Moines. She is employed by Hawkeye Security Insurance Company in Des Moines and her fiance is a student at United Electronics Institute in West Des Moines. No wedding date has been set. Fiancee Of Ronald Besch Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Crawford of Minneapolis were guests of Twilla Bartholomew from Friday until Monday afternoon. Carmen Anderson, Dale and Laurie of Des Moines came Saturday and spent the weekend at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Wellendorf. LADIES GOLF Events for Ladies Day Thursday at the Algona Country Club were low net, even holes with the winners - Class A, .Ann Slagle and Nyda Kolp; Clas& B, Val Williams; class C, Nancy Ambrose and Marion Ferris; Class D, Jo Clapsaddle and Wanda Watkins. Arline Oyens and Marion Ferris were on the committee. '••• si BIRTHDAY DINNER -:? Mr. and Mrs. Casey Loss were hosts at a birthday dinner at Stubb's Restaurant in Spejicer honoring their son-in-law, Robert Kuhlmann. Mrs. Kuhlniann and the children were ;also guests. -^ ATTEND WEDDING $•' Mr. and Mrs. Stanley MU<jkey went to Hartley on Saturday eyen- ing, May 29, where they attended the wedding of Becky ivetteriand IT'S SUPER SAVINGS MONTH ON LAWN MOWERS ! ! Two Models In Stock Now Feature • Pull & Go Starting • No Engine Adjustments Reg. £77 flO »««• I107.M a//«OQ 177.95 4>* v AM $67.88 /VUJNT(,O/VltK' ALGONA. IOWA "5.3538 Former Algona Girl Honored In Nebraska BECKY ERPELDING , Becky Erpelding, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Erpelding , of Lexington, Neb., former Algona residents, was granted a $150 scholarship from high school which she will apply at ; the University of Lincoln this ; ;.lall. She plans to major in phys- ;ical education. Becky was also •graduated with high honors in her class of 134 seniors. Becky is the granddaughter of 'Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Steele of Algona and Mr. and Mrs. John Erpelding, Whittemore. Ronald J. Besch has chosen for his bride- elect, Barbara Ann Schrier. Mr. Besch, who is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George p. Besch of Whittemore and MissSchrier, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Schrier of Traer, are planning an August 28 wedding. Miss Schrier is a senior at Clarke College. Mr. Besch, a senior at Loras, is a member of Phi Alpha Theta honor fraternity. had as weekend guests Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shipton and daughters, Debbie and Robin, and Mrs. Jack Moire, all of Monticello. Mrs. Shipton and Mrs. Wilson are daughters of Mrs. Moire. BRIDGE WINNERS Char Hillburg, Maude Kohlhaas and Borghild Robinson were the bridge winners at last Thursday's luncheon and bridge held at the Algona Country Club. Delia Welter is the hostess for next week. KCCRC MEETING The Kossuth County Council for Retarded Children will have their regular meeting Tuesday June 8, at 8 p.m. at the Helping 'Hand> center" in' Burt'. There •will' be election of officers /•':''.-< -f v r 50TH ANNIVERSARY The 50th anniversary of the .Cresco Mothers and Daughters Club will be observed with a meeting and tea Wednesday, June i»,,S the home of Mrs - Jatne s Wildin. All former members are cordially invited and urged to attend. A program is also planned. Hubby's friends got her 'number' By Abigail Van Buren [@ Wl by Chluw Trlktm-N. y. Newt Sm«., IK.) DEAR ABBY: There is an attractive woman in oat social circle who certainly looks and acts the part of : « "lady." Altho she's a grandmother j0ie is very yountf lookiiK for her age. . v ''*.," This woman is married to a wefrto-do man who treat* her like a queen. She has a beautiful: Home, her own car, expensive clothes ,and plenty of money. The problem: This so-called lady has been telephoning severkl men in her social circle and asking them to meet her to discuss something very important." Then she asks their "advice and counsel" on what to do about her frustrations over/a loveless, sexless marriage. i, fl «r t ma ? r u !i have to (be stupid not to *»» T*«t <*• hj£ ! ? ei V ta £' *"*' and 1>m afraid thj s fa going to get ^v a ^7 husba " d , He<s a g°od friend of mine, I iguy, and deserves better. ... thin fcT5,iS? ^l*? "^ See U afld realize * e imn ice. This is no joke. I wag •"ALSO APPROACHED" DEAR ALSO: And what if she doesn't see it? If yon ~ ' on My lo '" <ra«i chimes are chimes a " * = « «* cwm ., LS2TE.ta S£5V: DEAR ABBY: I am afraid I am a pushover for young 1 , people. Three young employees who work with me have Thl^ 1 , ra * )ney from me to me et personal emergencies. The smallest amount was $200. Not one Of those who owes =?«? ~5?£ «^r""" to myself as fr ? L ° ENOUGH: friend, you have owed me $ OLD ENOUGH TO KNOW BETTER \. Try this: "Look, my Medicine and Surgery of Des. Moines Thursday in the Veterans Auditorium. Patrick Gerald : -Frankl, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Frankl, Sioux City, was _one of the graduates. The grandson of Mrs. Marie Frankl, and brother of Michael, Patrick will do his interning for a year at Des Moines. GRANDDAUGHTER IS GRAD Mrs. Sally Arrowood returned Thursday from a three-day visit in Des Moines with her daughter, Mrs. Jacqueline Johnson and family, while there, Mrs. •Arrowood "attended the graduation of her granddaughter, Christina Lee Johnson, from the .Herbert Hoover High School, with commencement exercises held at the Veterans Auditorium and a reception at the Travel Lodge Restaurant. Mrs. Johnson is the former Jacqueline Arrowood. WEEKEND GUESTS Mr. and Mrs. Roger Wilson MONDAY, JUNE 7 6:30 p.m.-DEGREE OF HONOR Lodge will have a picnic at the old Athletic Park shelter house. Bring a covered dish and your own table service. Marie Scuffham is in charge of picnic plans. TUESDAY, JUNE 7 SOROPTIMIST SOCIAL - Ann Kelley and "Tillie" Thompson are in charge. DAR Flag Day observance. Hostesses are Opal Bourne, Zada Naudain and Bertha Newbrough. 6:30 p.m. - REBEKAH LODGE meets at the Izaak Walton hall for a pot-luck dinner. Bring your own table service, committee in charge is Millie Klamp, Rose Sigsbee and Mabel Lund. The meeting will be held at 7:30. THURSDAY, JUNE 10 UNION TOWNSHIP Mothers and Daughters Club meets with Mary Gisch. FOUR CORNERS Mothers and Daughters club guest day with hostesses Sue Bjustrom, Betty Fisher and Beverly Kuecker. MEETS The executive board of the Kossuth County Affiliate No. 75 of NHCA met Tuesday, June 1, at the home of Mary jane Haverly. Five members were present and the group audited the treasurer's books. The Picnic which will be held June 12 at Smith Lake will be moved to the Home Federal Community room in case of bad weather. New officers will be installed by Dora Shear of Kanawha. Programs and new business were brought up, to be discussed at the first meeting in September. Mw • £SHSr=^= *™~!!^^^ National Honor Society Initiate Mary Lee Reuvers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Madison ol Lone Rock, was initiated as a member in the Lambda Lambda Chapter of Kappa Delta pi, a national honor society in education at Mankato State College Mrs. Reuvers, a member of the class of 1972, is majoring.:'m Elementary Education. To'be eligible, a student must exhibit commendable personal qualities worthy educational ideals andhkh scholastic achievement * - ^^^^^ ^^^^ <^B You Are Invited ... * TO THE SHOWING OF THE FORMER S. E. McMAHON HOME AT 704 E. CALL ST * IN ALGONA ON ... , SUNDAY, JUNE 6 f FROM 9,00 A.M. TO 6:00 P.M. ADMISSION IS $2.00 PER PERSON. (NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENTS) 1 leave to one — 1 know not who The right to see and live anew. 1 will not need the sight I give For I will have another place to live. 1 cannot leave a thought dream- Only the chance to see a beam Of light that touches 'each new day And a chance to jind "a way." I cannot help, or touch a hand, Or point to wonders of this land, I only leave a chance to see Because I gave a, part of me. Know not the donor—nor the name- It makes no difference whence it came. Just use it well for all mankind, For now you see, who once was blind. And I shall watch from where I live To see you use the gift I give To fight for truth, defy the lies— For no one really dies who gives his eyes! MRS. DOROTHY AREND I —Dr. Alson E. Braley Submitted by Alice Fristedt in loving memory of her husband.