Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on June 14, 1971 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Monday, June 14, 1971
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woman Former Algona Lady Exhibits Her Paintings In California ——— Paintings hung on exhibit this spring in the library at Sebastopol, California, attracted much attention, but the fact that the artist reached her 84th birthday on April 15th - and looked 20 years younger was what amazed the most. Mrs. Minnie B. Long, a former longtime and well-known Algona resident, has not only the talent for painting on canvas but her artistic abilities are far more expanded. Born in Chicago, Mrs. Long started sketching and drawing as a girl and studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, until her marriage to Chester Long in 1913 at Glen EUyn, m. She and her husband came to Algona where he was associated with the Long Bros. Grocery and Mrs. Long was an active member of the Methodist Church, Woman's Club, Campfire girls and Order of the Eastern star. The Longs had two children, a daughter who is Mrs. Wallace F. Clow and a son, C. H. (Chic) Long, a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel who resides at Cocoa Beach, Fla. Widowed in 1931, Mrs. Long moved to San Francisco in 1944 with her daughter and family. She renewed her activity by enrolling at Lux College of Fine Arts and then working as an occupational therapist during World War II at Letterman Hospital. Since then, she has been busy with one activity after another. She taught classes in ceramics and textile painting in her own shop in Twain Harte from 1949 to 1954, and she then became supervisor of arts and crafts at a children's summer dude ranch in the San Joaquin Valley. She was past 70 when she began to paint in media other than watercolor. She studied at Marin Junior College and took private instruction in San Jose. After "retiring" from her dude ranch position six years ago at the age of 78, Mrs. Long, then living in Lodi, remained active as a member of the Lodi Art Center, exhibiting in various galleries and business establishments. In addition to painting, Mrs. Long fashions character dolls with/Beads of dried apple's: iler \ "Mini-Apps" include Charles Schulz» Peanuts Gang, jimmy Durante, Huck Finn, Popeye, Red Skelton, Charlie Chaplin, Groucho Marx and others. Still another hobby is her "eggshell fantasies", be jeweled creations done on blown eggshells and reminiscent of antique Faberge porcelain eggs. The paintings exhibited by Mrs. Long, an active member of the Art Workshop of Western Sonoma County in Calif., were landscapes, seascapes, portrait and still life done in oil, acrylics and water color, under the signature of M. B. 'Long. zzwmmmmmw w : «l Sandy O'Brien Is Bride Of Ronald White At St. Joe For Vets Picnic Mrs. Julianna Jackson and Mrs. Rosa Harson, Lone Rock, drove to the Veterans Hospital at Knoxville on Monday, taking with them five coolers and a picnic basket loaded with fried chicken, potato salad, homemade bread, assorted fruit salads, pickles, baked beans, fresh fruits and a beautifully decorated cake made and decorated by Mrs. Ann Radig, Lone Rock. It was all part of a picnic being provided by American Legion Auxiliary members of the 4th, 6th and 9th Districts for about 500 patients, corpsmen, and nurses of the hospital. The ladies were carrying the food furnished by the Units of Kossuth County. Mrs. Harson and Mrs. Jackson, who are County President and County Secretary-Elect, were accompanied by Mrs. Jackson's son Dallas, who helped in loading, unloading, carrying and generally running errands. Golden Anniversary Of Cresco Mothers and Daughters Club - ~Hf - . ^-^--~~_____ ^ WHAT'S COOKIN' POTATO CHIP COOKIES From Marilyn Bjustrom 1 cup shortening 1 cup white sugar 1 cup brown sugar 2 cups crushed potato chips (1 of the packages in the twin bag) 2 eggs 1 cup chopped nuts 2 1/4 cups flour 1 tsp. soda 1 tsp. salt 1 cup crushed butterscotch chips (put in blender to crush) Cream shortening and sugar, add eggs and mix well. Mix flour, salt, soda and add to batter. Last, add crushed potato chips, butterscotch chips and nuts. Roll into small balls, press down with fingers and bake 12 to 15 minutes at 325 degrees. STRAWBERRY PIE 2 baskets fresh berries 1 cup sugar 3..tbsp. cornstarch 2 tbsp. lemon juice 1 baked pie shell Wash berries - simmer 1 cup berries in 3/4 cup of water for 2 to 3 minutes. Mix sugar and cornstarch. Remove berries from syrup, add sugar mixture to syrup, add lemon juice. Boil slowly, stirring constantly, until shiney and thickened. Take off the fire and let cool 2 to 3 minutes. Add few drops red food coloring. Fill pie shell with berries and pour glaze over them and cool. Top with whipped cream when serving. HOT GERMAN POTATO SALAD 6 medium potatoes 7 slices bacon 3/4 cup chopped onion 2 tbsp. flour 1 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. celery seed 3 to 4 tbsp. sugar pepper Bil potatoes in jackets until tender. Peel and slice thin into a bowl. Fry bacon until crisp and drain, in 1/3 cup of bacon fat left in skillet, saute onions until just yellow. Add flour, stir well, sugar, salt, celery seed and pepper. Gradually stir in 3/4 cup water, 1/2 cup vinegar and cook, stirring, until it boils. Boil 1 minute until it thickens, then pour over potatoes in bowl. Add the bacon which has been broken into small pieces and toss. Cover and let stand until ready to serve. Reheat over hot water if necessary. Garnish with a few pieces of the cooked bacon, parsley or chopped chives. Serves 6. (Do not let stand warm too long before serving) ST. JOE - Sandy O'Brien and Ronald White, both of sioux city", were married on Saturday, June 5. The Nuptial Mass was held at two o'clock in St. Joseph's catholic Church at St. Joe, with the Rev. David Hogan as Celebrant and he performed the double ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert O'Brien of St. Joe and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul White of Sioux city. Karl Bormann and Kevin Bormann, friends of the bride, were the acolytes. Kathy Plathe, cousin of the bride, was organist and Vicky McGuire, the vocalist, sang "We've Only Just Begun". The bride, given in marriage by her parents, was attended by her sister, Mrs. Allan Becker, as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were her sister, Mrs. Gene Lemkee and Linda Molstad, a friend. Eileen Wagner of St. Paul, Minn., was the bride's personal attendant. Robert White was best man and Jim White and Mike White, the groomsmen. All three are brothers of the groom, and from Sioux city. Ushers were Glen Thilges, cousin of the bride and Milt Brainerd. William McGuire was lector. The reception was held at the V.F.W. Hall in Algona with Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Hejlik, sister and brother-in-law, as reception hosts. The bride graduated from N.B.I, in Sioux city and is employed as secretary for Whicher and Whicher, there. Her husband attended Iowa State University, Ames, and is employed with the A. H. Bennett Co. in Sioux City. Following a wedding trip to northern Minnesota, the couple will be at home at 5309 Hwy 75 North lot No. 20 in Sioux city' (Photo by Thompson's Studio) eo*.-A*&*& Q Husband has germ phobia ™, . T, By Abigail Van Buren "" *" Chlc " te Tr """«-N. Y. Htm sni.. I™ d ° n>t have to teU me know that ' What I need THE CRESCO Mothers and Daughters Club observed their Golden Anniversary last Wednesday afternoon with a tea at the home of Noreen Wildin. Karl Kiilsholm was guest speaker and told the story of his life. An anniversary cake was baked by Dorothy Berte and corsages of gold roses, made by Pat Teeter, were presented each member and guest as they arrived. Geneva Sorensen, the Club Mother, was presented with a corsage of white. Four charter s****;®;^ members who were present were Effie Runchey, Verna Wellendorf, Sylvia Germann and Emmajean Phillips Dunn. Mary Runchey Smith attended the club meetings as a child, with her mother, and became a member after her marriage. Nellie Bosworth hasbeenamem-' ber for 38 years. Officers are: President - Ida Wildin; Vice President - Bernetta Wildin; Secretary - Nellie Bosworth; Asst. Secretary - Peg Wildin; Treasurer - Geneva Sor- enson. The Club Motto is "Live to Learn, Learn to Live". Mrs. Runchey cut and served the cake to the members: Marie Buscher, Mary Smith, ArleneSi- mon, Veronica Roethler,' Geneva Sorensen, Gladys Eisenbarth, Deanne Gerber, Peggy Wildin, Ida Wildin, Burnetta Wildin, Noreen Wildin, Pat Teeter, Nellie Bosworth, Ruth Bosworth, Flo Riebhoff, Verna Wellendorf, Sylvia Germann, Emmajean Dunn of Indianola and Delores Roethler. a crazy «•» advice * efUSCS t0 ea < ««oi . at home ' and J ra ean anywhere Deluding the lovely homes .of his relatives and S' I.Thynly exception was his mother's home, but she is dead His excuse is that he doesn't know how clean their dishes and silverware are, and he isn't sure of the cleanlinesTS h*v po ?' S n ? and kitchens - Now> wouldn>t that startl « you? Ihave tried to tell him that I have to assume that M people are as clean about their kitchens and utensils as I am but he doesn't even hear me. A restaurant? Forget it' Naturally, we can't go on out-of-town trips and our social engagements are limited, too, but that's the wajit £ to£? In case you think my husband is a lame-brain he owns his own business and last year his income was in sbc figure? He = drives a Cadillac, wears tailor-made suits and c"rr£ £ lunch. Figure that out! Can you help me? EATING IN DEAR EATING IN: Your hubaad has a "phobia" .bout germs. it won . t m Mm> but h , § ^^ ^ £ " "J could possibly get over it with the help of a good psychlatrtrt but if he's too selfish to seek help, I see an eternal triangle^ your future-your kitchen, your husband and you! 2:00 p.m. - ST. THOMAS GUILD meets with Mary Long the hostess. Mrs. Robert Benck will have the program on "Something about Retarded School". FRIDAY, JUNE 18 2:00 p.m. - WESLEY TOWNSHIP Homemakers meet at the Wesley Library. This is a change from the June 15 meeting. «h , : My Wife is a ^hoolteacher, and as such she gets three months' vacation during the summer I have only one month vacation. She told me'that she has deciSS L sa ° UrKdaUgl ! Iter ,! 0 France f °r two and a half nS£ She says she needs the rest and the separation after eight : years of marriage, would be "good" for us : base A d lathis 0 Sfc'iJ ^^ to <*«* "<* « *«* 't What is your opinion? PERPLEXED DEAR PERPLEXED: It seems to me that you would be tfvng her an •'ultimatum" rather than "offering" her • "offer' ' L r°Sh ° e hCr ?l y ° U d0> ' WOUW 8dvi8e ***»* -* » offer. [She may take you up on it.] Perhaps the separa- ST. JOE - Kossufh County Advance Monday, J une 14, 1971 *:W:::¥:^^^^ Trudy Ann Rossing To Wed DR. AND MRS. T. D. Rossing of Livermore, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Trudy Ann, to Mr. Terry Neufind, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Neufind of Fremont, Nebraska. The bride-elect is a graduate of Twin Rivers Community Schools, Bode, la., and is presently a senior at Wayne State College, Wayne, Nebr. Her fiance is a graduate of the Fremont Public Schools and of Wayne State College. He is presently employed by Carlstrom Brothers Construction Company of Fremont, Nebr. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Thul from here were sponsors by proxy Sunday for Mr. and Mrs. David G. Thul, Hayden Lake, Idaho, when Marie Annette Forsythe was baptized by Rev. L H. Greving in st. Peter 'and Paul's church in West Bend. Marie Annette, born on May 29 is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs! George Forsythe. This is three boys and four girls in the Forsythe family. 'READ THE 'WANT ADSI' _ In the state of California, children who are left alone in a house or an automobile are considered "neglected " and as such they are taken to Juvenile Hall. Their parents must then" go to court to prove that they are fit parents. If they are not fit' parents, their children are then placed in foster homes, for which the parents must pay. AN AUTHORITY IN REDLANDS 8ta J"? R A y THORITY: ">^e are similar laws in other states. A word to the wise. [And to the foolish, as well.] SEN?mW'^ BBY: h ?f rrin e to v our «ply to "TOO SENSITIVE in which you said it is intended as a compliment, not a" put down, when asked, "How come a nice girl like you isn't'married?'' I think any question along this UfL 18 rud . eva ° d nob <>dy's business. The questioner deserves to toe squelched, and my stock reply is, "I didn't have to " Very truly yours, BALTIMORE' BOSS >™. 7;rr A BBY^^^^ « personal reply enclose stamped. A July 17 wedding is planned. TUESDAY, JUNE 15 6:30 p.m.- RE BE KAH BIRTHDAY Club will meet at the home of Vera Graham, 509 So. Minnesota St., for a potluck picnic. Bring a covered dish and your own table service. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16 12 noon - SOROPTIMIST Club will have installation of their new officers.' Helen Huber and Edith Welter are hostesses for the meeting and there will be committee reports. 12:30 p.m. - IRV1NGTONTOWN- SHIP Homemakers have a potluck picnic at the home of Erma Benschoter. Everyone bring a white elephant for the game exchange. THURSDAY, JUNE 17 2;00 p.m. - FOURCORNERSMo- thers and Daughters club meets at the Good Hope United Methodist Church. v '^ SHOES The combination of sensible design and tiOOdyear Welt Constm^*!r,n assum nrnnar ••IB c-omDination of sensible design and boodyear Welt Construction assure proper m, maximum comfort. Try a pair. Come in Good News Get set for your vacation now at...

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