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January 17,1950 Hlgona ®pper THIRD SECTION No matter how poised and self- assurred a person may seem, he is almost certain to have at least one prize embarrassing moment in his life. Some of us man-ge to get ourselves into more of these situations than others but they all add to the fun of life — at least for the people looking on, if not the one 1 who is embarrassed. * * * Virginia Ferguson had accepted a ride from a party recently and when she was asked where she wanted to be dropped, she told them. It dawned on her that the icy silence that followed her remark could have been caused by the fact that the car was driven by the wife of-a competitor of the place she intended to visit. Only the quick explanation that she had first tried her companion's husband's store, saved the situation. • » »t . MM. Fred Geigel it famous for her baked beans so when 'a committee of ladies from the church called for Mrs. Geigel's contribution to a meal they were preparing, they assumed that the beans baking in the oven were for them. Mrs. Geigel was not at home but she had told them she would have her they packed up took them with food ready, sc the beans and them. A little Whittemore C.D. of A * Has Program Of Films later the church ladies received a phone call from Mrs. Geigel asking them where her beans were. She explained that she had meant to send cupcakes to the church ladies and that the beans were for a lodge dinner. So that's why the Eastern Star ladies ate cupcakes that day instead of baked beans. * * * Then there is the local grand' mother who offered to patch her grandson's overalls during a meeting of a sewing club. Her daughter-in-law handed her a pair in need of mending and an older pair from which tp cut the patches. When the afternoon ended Grandma had patched the overalls neatly enough, but it was discovered to her chagrin that she had patched the worn out pair with pieces cut from the "good" overalls! •. • * I sometimes ihink that some of the door-to-door salesmen who come to town can not be embarrassed, but if it is possible, one who called on Mayor B. P. Richardson recently should certainly have a red face. I can't vouch for this story, but the way I heard it was that the salesman was stopped at the beginning of his sales talk by Mr. Richardson who asked him if he had a card from the Chamber of Commerce. The salesman said he hadn't but that it was not necessary because he had obtained special 'permission to canvass from the mayor of Algonal What I would really like to hear is what His Honor said to that. • * * When a canvasser for a directory called on Mrs. Harold Youngblood, she was a bit suspicious of his work. She asked him if he was selling anything and made it emphatically clear that she did not want to give out any information to salesmen. He convinced her that he was not a salesman and the questioning went smoothly until he came to the one where he asked the husband's occupation. Mrs. Youngblood asked if that answer were absolutely necessary and he said it was. After all her remarks on the subject, Mrs. Youngblood "Salesman." answered, My own most embarrassing moment came a while back when I had been staying nights at the hospital with one of our children who was ill. As was our custom, seven to my husband at home to report on the night's progress. My husband's voice didn t sound exactly right that morning, but ! thought it was because he hac just awakened and I was a bit peeved at his lack of enthusiasm when I reported the child Was much improved. So I rattled on giving a great many details aboul the treatment and about certain bodily functions important to the child's Cure. When I stopped for breath, the man at the other end of the wire informed me that ] must have the wrong number! 1 never found out who he was, and I hope he didn't recognize me! • « * This week's recipe comes from Mrs. Jerry Hardgrove who got it from her sister-in-law, Zelba Brown. It can be served as either a salad or a dessert. It has nothing to do with embarrassing moments, excepting it is I who will be embarrassed if I have the recipe wrong. It was delicious when Margaret served it at a club meeting recently. It calls for one large can of pineapple tidbits, 1 large can of white cherries, halved and seeded, 30 marshmallows cut in very small pieces, % cup blanched almonds, 1 pint whipping cream. The dressing is composed of 4 egg yolks, well beaten, the juice of one lemon, % teasp. dry mustard, Vn teasp. salt. For the dressing, combine the egg yolks, lemon juice, mustard and salt and cook slowly over direct heat, stirring constantly. Cool and add to the cream which has been whipped. Add the drained fruit, marshmallows, and nuts and let set in the refrigerator for twenty- four, hours. Use a big bowl for this because it makes 16 servings if you are using it as a dinner salad and 12 generous servings as a dessert for your "hen party". Mrs. Hardgrove served it on a lettuce leaf, accompanied by crackers and coffee. Hot rolls would be good, too. — GRACE Portland 4-H Clubs in Party Portland — The Portland Princesses 4-H club met Saturday, Jan. 7, with Carol and Glenda Black. The girls studied the right technique for mounting and hang ing pictures. The Portland 4-H girls and boys held a joint party at the Herbert Nelson home recently, with 31 members present. Birthday* The birthdays of Earl Miller, son John and a granddaughter, Cheryl Lovstad, were celebrated Sunday, Jan. 8, at the Earl Miller home. . Whittemore, — The monthly meeting of the Catholic Daughters of America "was held in the Academy hall Thursday evening, Jan. 5, with Marcella Fandel, grand regent, presiding. After the business meeting, an interesting movie on "The History of Cheesemaking" was shown. An informative panel discussion on "How Women Can Influence the World for Good in the Field of Politics and Education," was given 'by the study club, which consisted of Frances O'Brien, Mary Bea Besch, Florence Dahlhauser, Loretta Fandel, and Eva Besler. Members of the study club also told of efforts which are being made to bring a series of movies entitled "You Can Change World," to Whittemore, in the the v v w* AUf +\J »T ii**fc^:iiiui.c;j iti iii ic future. They show how the average individual can make his influence for the good felt in such vital fields as education, communications, government and labor management. The films will be sent to interested groups without charge. Such noted stars as Jack Benny, Loretta Young, Bob Hope, Paul Douglas, Irene Dunne, Rochester, Anne Blythe, and director Leo McCorcy have do- lated their services to this project. A successful auction sale of the White Elephant was also held with Wayne Hansen doing an excellent job as auctioneer. Lunch was served by a committee composed of Anna Busher- !eld,. Olga Elbert, Theresa Fick- johm, Ella Burke, Alice Besch, Mae McDonnell, Adeline Shumacher, Veronica Elsenbast, Agnes Loebach, and Twilla Eagan. Entertain Friends Mr. and Mrs. John F. Baas ntertained a number of their friends at their home Sunday evening. Present were Mr. and Itfrs. Albert Erickson, Rudolph Will and daughter Martha, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Harberg and luth Herogg, all of Algona; Mrs. luth Schultz and son Norman, md Mr. and Mrs. Herman Voigt. The evening was spent playing >inochle. Mrs. Baas served a de- icious lunch. The occasion was he birthday of Mrs. Baas. The Four-Corner Social club met Tuesday, January 10, with Mrs. Donald Ringsdorf. Ladies from here who attended the* frozen food demonstration at the V.F.W. hall, Algona, recently were Mesdames Clifford Young, Earl Zwiefel and Fern Drone. The regular Farm Bureau evening meeting for January has been postponed and this program will be given meeting. at the February Mr. and Mrs. Earl Miller and son Bernard recently entertained the Raymond Lovstad family, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Cox, Algona, Mr. and Mrs. John Miller and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Miller and daughter. During the holiday vacation, I telephoned each morning at Arbor, Mich. Joan McWhorter entertained Carl Brunsting, Rochester, for two days. Carl is a pre-med freshman at the state university at Ann 'Jolly 500" Club The "Jolly 300" club met at the lome of Mrs. Herman Voigt, Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Earl Sheppard won high, Mrs. Erwin Gerber low, and Mrs. August Elbert, travel prize. A lunch was served after the entertainment. Mrs. Gerald Ollom of Hurt, Rosella Voigt of Algona and Mrs. Milton Espe, daughters of Mrs. Voigt, were guests of the club. Weinholds Are Hosts Rev. and Mrs. Paul G. Weinhold had as guests for pinochle at their home Wednesday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Voigt, Mr. and Mrs. Archie Voigt, Mr. and Mrs. George Meyer, and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Heidenwith. Mrs. Weinhold served a delicious lunch guests departed for occasion was Rev. birthday. before the home. The Weinhold's Raymond Carlisle was on the sick list last week, but at last report he has improved considerably. A number of relatives gathered at the Lawrence Meyer home last week Friday evening to help Mr. Meyer celebrate his birthday. Present were Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Meyer, Walter, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Seely and family, Mr. and Mrs. William Ostwald and family, Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Bruhn and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Greinert and family. Cards were played, and a lunch was served. "THE MYSTERY FARM last week's Mystery Farm was that tenanted ?poUiSg thelicture and claiming the aerial photo which is given free weekly, to the owner or farm tenant first identifying the picture of his place. Above is this week's Mystery Farm. If it is yours, or if you are the tenant, let the Algona Upper Des Homes know at once and the free aerial photo is yours. Henry Lauck, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lauck, Sr., underwent an appendicitis operation at St. Ann hospital in Algona, Wednesday afternoon. He is a sophomore in the Whittemore public school. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Ollom of Burt, Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Bruhn and family of Depew, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Seely, Mr. and Mrs. George Meyer, Walter Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Greinert and family, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Espe and family, Mr. and Mrs. William Ostwald and family helped Bert Seely celebrate his birthday Sunday evening, Jan. 8. The evening 'was spent playing cards, and lunch was served following the card games. Mr. and Mrs. Hermon Voigt and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Ollom visited with Mr. and Mrs. Jack Johnson at Rolfe Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Meyer and family spent the weekend with relatives and friends in LuVerne. Mr. and Mrs. William Meyer. Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Meyer visited with Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Heidenwith, Sunday afternoon. Casper,. Raymond and Joseph Keene, Ellsworth Heidenwith, Wilbur Roeber, and Clarence Struecker attended a concrete meeting held at the Algona hotel in Algona, Tuesday evening. Mrs. Ruth Schultz and family visited with Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Heidenwith last week Friday evening. Mrs. Leroy Farrell is a patient at St. Ann hospital in Algona, where she underwent an appendicitis operation. COLLECTION Billy Walker of Greene has a unique hobby, that of collecting letters from ministers of all faiths. In addition to ministers, he also has a few from other well-known persons. He now has 158 letters, written to him from all over the United States. 45 YEARS At Sheffield, the Schaefer shoe store has been in existence 45 years, with three generations of Schaefers involved in its management, t Second Operation On Eyes For St. Benedict Man St.. Benedict — Mr. and Mrs. Al Rosenmeyer went to Marshalltown, Mondav accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Ben Kunkel and Mary Daley. Mrs. Kunkel wenj to visit her mother, who has been quite ill, and Mrs. Daley consulted an eye specialist. The Rosen- meyers remained, as Al had a second operation for cataracts on his eyes. His first operation on the right eye was quite successful, and it is hoped this one will be beneficial, also. He will remain there several days. Mrs. M. G. Williams and children, Karen-and David, of Elcho, Wis., are visiting at the parental Sim Hirners. Mr. Williams will join them later. Mr. and Mrs. John Kutchara were Mason City callers Thursday, where Mrs. Kutchara consulted an eye specialist. Mrs. Mary McKenna was a business caller in Algona, Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Art Rosenmeyer .^pent Sunday evening with the latter's mother, Mrs. Mary Carroll, north of Sexton. Mrs. Mary Simons spent Thursday at the Nick Arndorfer home. Mr. and Mrs. George Olsen and Max of near Irvington were callers at the Misses Lucy and Caroline Arndorfer home, Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Emil Arndorfer and family were Sunday afternoon visitors at the Dennis Carroll home at LuVerne. The Clarence Seimers of near Irvington and the Phillip Arn- dorfers were Sunday dinner guests at Mrs. Mary Arndorfer's home. Roy Olsen and son Robert of Mason City were callers at the Fred Ericksons, Wednesday. Eugene Erickson went home with them, where he will consult a doctor and also visit the Olsens. Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Cink called on Mrs. Laura Fehr, Wednesday afternoon. The Tony Grandgenelt family spent Sunday at the Geo. Cink home at Wesley, helping Mrs. Cink celebrate her birthday. Mrs. Caroline Grandgenett is expected homo Sunday, having spent several weeks at the Roy Stoffcls in Algona and Henry Grandgonetts at Bancroft. Officially, the high seas begin three miles from shore. ... and the lady asked: "How Big is a Five-Pound Roast?" • "Well," I said "a five-pound roast is about so high and so long and so thick." And 1 was making all kinds of motions with my hands at the same time. To be truthful, neithur of us* REALLY DID KNOW how big it actual- ly was .... we had to go over to our self-service meat counter where we looked over the roasts and picked one out for five pounds .... You can do the same thing when you shop for meats at Consumer's Super Market —you can pick and choose from our whole selection and get exactly what you want. And you can be sure you're getting top-quality at low prices. Consumer's Super Market ''You Can't Help Saving Money at Consumers" DON'T CONFUSE These dresses with ordinary cotton frocks— These are "dressy" cotton dresses, so •wearable on so many occasions. Ready at JEAN'S! A Big Savings Event! BIG COTTON DRESS SALE that will save you not quarters and half-dollars—but DOLLARS on "Dressy "Cotton Dresses for wear right now and all through Spring! BRING A FRIEND If you do not want TWO col- ton frocks for yourself, bring a friend to take the other one. INCLUDES: Reg. $3.00 Dresses! Reg. $3.75 Dresses! Reg. $4.00 Dresses! Reg. $4.75 Dresses! Reg. $5.75 Dresses! Reg. $6.75 Dresses! BUY TWO For the Price of One and Save The Difference This sale includes "Teen Timers" . . . "Barbettes" . . . and other of our famous makes. Includes checks, plaids, stripes, florals, figures. Includes long sleeves, cap sleeves, short sleeves. Includes zipper fronts and button fronts. It's OUTSTANDING 1 ... and even more so when you consider the savings you make. Every woman can always use TWO more cotton dresses of the dressy type ... so hero's your big chance to freshen your cotton wardrobe for winter and spring wearing! COME EARLY! ... the most lovely styles will be snapped up quick. DRESSES for DRESSES for DRESSES for DRESSES for can's \Ulfc'j -MISiEv-CHILDREN-j-

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