Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on July 11, 1966 · Page 8
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•-ALOONA ()«*•) ADVANCI MONDAY, JULY It, 19M ••••eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeoeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee* "INK in my VEINS" By MARIAN INMAN •••oeeeeeeeeeeeeoeeoeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeo At the recent summer conference of Iowa Farm Bureau Women, held in Des Moines, Kossuth county was well represented by Mrs. Glen Clark, Swea City, county women's chairman, Mrs, Joseph Skow, Wesley, county women's vice-chairman, and myself as a guest. At the Sunday evening Vesper service, which annually open* this conference, the speaker was the Reverend Robert W. Rae, D.D,, Pastor of Highland Park Presbyterian church In Des Moines. Hi* theme was "Sowing Unto Harvest," which dealt with the thought — as ye sow, so shall ye reap. Dr. Rae compared the law of the harvest to our lives. The type of harvest is decided by the kind of seed planted. According to God's law, each life has its potential yield and has a contribution to make. He commended Farm Bureau women on the many aspects of their program and stressed that wherever man's talents meets human needs there is God's place for him. The future of the world depends on man's spiritual health. He encouraged the women to turn obstacles into opportunities. God seeks to bring His dreams to fruition through us so we are not alone in our efforts. Dr. Rae left us Yates, 'Just For Today.' with these thoughts from John W. "Just for today, I will try to live through this day only, and not tackle my whole life problem at once. I can do some things for twelve hours that would appall me if I felt I had to keep them up for a lifetime." "Just for a day, I will adjust myself to what is, and not try to adjust everything to my own desires; I will take my family, my business and my fortune as they come, and adjust myself to them in a mature manner." "Just for today, I will try to strengthen my mind. I will study. I will learn something useful. I will not be a mental loafer all day. I will read something that requires effort, thought and concentration." "Just for today> I will exercise my soul in three ways: (1) I will do somebody a good turn, and not get found out; (2) I will do at least two things i don't want to do; (3) 1 will not show anyone that my feelings are hurt." "Just for today, I will have a quiet half hour, all to myself, and relax. In this half hour sometime, I will think of God, so as to get a little more perspective to my life; and strengthen my faith in God and man." "Just for today, I will be unafraid, especially unafraid to be happy, to enjoy what is beautiful, to love, and to believe that those I love, love me." Another challenging speaker was Dr. Robert W. Young, DOS, of Des Moines, that man must cope with a certain number of problems or he is not happy. His talk centered on socialism and he used Sweden as an example. Sweden has complete freedom from want; freedom from class consciousness; a standard of living unequalled outside of the U. S.; they have no slums, no unemployment and are not afraid of communism. On the other hand the people have no incentive. There is not a burning desire to get ahead. The chance for advancement does not prevail and they have no new industries. The only thing in which they excel is the steel industry as they have for many years. In Sweden there is a sameness with everyone that is difficult to cope with. They have the highest rate of illigiti- macy in existence, the third highest rate of suicides and a tremendously 'high rate of crimes. Dr. Young's message was not a diatribe on Sweden, but a warning to us. Is Sweden in a state of degeneration? And are we tipping the scales in the same direction. We talk of making our work days and weeks shorter. This will mean more idle hours for our people. Does happiness exist from not working? What is our path? What are we going to do? How much government is good? These are problems that have existed down through the ages and we will always have to cope with them. The carpenter of Naiareth stated long ago, "Man shall not live by bread alone." Each speech at this conference, every part of the program enlarged on the theme, "On This We Build," and we came away with much food for thought, much challenge to build happier and more useful lives, so we may reap a good harvest. A wise old Englishman admonished, "As you go along the road, hold fast to God with one hand, and open wide the other to your neighbor," His motto can well serve as our foundation. On this we build happier and more useful lives, make a small start in the construction of a better nation and world, and, with each deed of love, erect a beautiful temple to God." Mrs. Sullivan returned home on firidayy flAri Afnll flrlrv* vVrry' GVwflft IfNi their two children spent the Ju- Couple married at St. Joe GLADYS THUL and Russell Meyer were married June 18 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph's Catholic church, St. Joe. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Thul, Bode, and he is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Meyer, Ringsted. The double ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Marvin Boes. Sharon Reding was organist with St. Joseph's grade school choir singing the Nuptial High Mass. The bride's were Sandra Thul, attendants a sister of the bride, and Joyce Dormbeir, cousin. Joni Thul was the flower girl. The groom's .attendants were Charles Thiel, and Ronald Thul, the bride's brother. George Thul, nephew of the bride, Photo by Glenn's Studio. and Roger Christensen were ushers. A dinner and reception was held at Kroph's Imperial cafe, Bode, at 12 noon. Linda Thul, sister of the bride, was in charge of the guest book. Mrs. Peter Becker and Mrs. Peter Kirsoh, aunts of the bride, cut the cake, and Mrs. Ed Meyer, Fenton, aunt of the groom, poured. On their return from a trip to Colorado, the couple is at home on a farm 1% miles south of St. Joe. Mrs. Meyer is employed in the Humboldt county court house as deputy to the county treasurer, and Mr. Meyer is employed at the Anderson. Lumber was ring bearer. Charles Becker; Co. in Humboldt. NEWS Of ALGONA -BY MOLLY MCDONALD Mr. and Mrs. Everett Anderson returned recently from a two-week trip East. Enroute they visited their daughter and son- son Bill, a medical student at Iowa City, was also there for the weekend. Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. V. V. Naudain of Al- ly 4th weekend it the Cowtn cottage on Okoboji. Mr, and Mr*, funk Butt* re* ceived word recently that their grandson, Gary Butt*, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship at Colorado School of Mines, Got den, Colo. Me is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Butts of Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs* Henry Zweifcl were in Denver recently visiting their son and daughter-in-law, the Reverend and Mrs. Richard Zweifel, who accompanied them back to Algona and remained for a week's visit. The Reverend and Mrs. Zweifel left Tuesday to return to Denver. Dr. and Mrs. N. J. Kelley will go to Des Moines this Thursday to meet their son and daughter- in-law, Mr. and Mrs. James Kelley, who will be flying in from Washington, D. C. for a short visit. Mr. Kelley is in the civil rights division of the Justice Department. Mr. and Mrs. Don Nelson wore visited over the holiday weekend by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Simmons and daughter Jo Ann DeGroote of Manchester, Iowa. Dr. and Mrs. Don Kingfield spent the July 4th weekend visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Kingfield in Sac City and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Brotherton at Wall Lake. Dr. and Mrs. J. 9. Clapsaddle and family moved into their home at 202 S. Minnesota last week Friday. Mrs. Jim Milder returned home last week Saturday from a month's stay in California. She visited her mother, Mrs. Ida Forbes in Los Angeles and spent some time with her sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Paulsen of Lahabra, Calif. Mr. Milder drove to Mason City to meet his wife's plane. Mr. and Mrs. Marc Moore drove to Iowa Falls July 4th with Mr. and Mrs. Everett Hanna of Lone Rock. The couples attended the water show there and visited the Moore's daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Ford, before returning home. Michele Cassel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Cassel, was home for the holiday weekend from Omaha where she is at tending summer school at Creighton. She and her sister Connie spent some time at the E. C. MeMahon cottage on Okoboji. Mr. and Mrs.- Richard Thoreson had as their guests this past Weekend Mr. and Mrs. jinx flub, Bard, Kathy and Karen; of To peka, Kans. The two families spent the weekend at the Murtagh cottage on Okoboji. OaklaiMl, Calif., to continue her work at Mills college. = .• Barbara W1*k», daufhHf tf Mr. and Mrs. Otyille Wicks, left Tuesday fot Willmer, Mm, to visit Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lee. Mr. and Mrs. Ciajr Sloviom were visited over the holiday weekend by Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Fardal of Forest City. Mr. and Mrs, Alan Dermand are being visited for a few weeks by their daughter, Kathy Salyer of Iowa City. Girl Scouts get awards at annual camp The annual Girl Scout Day Camp concluded a successful week's activities with a watermelon feast Friday noon at the Call state park. There were. 75,girls-,and adults at the week's program of hikes, crafts, games and songs. Wm. Wyatt, park conservation officer, gave the girls an interesting illustrated talk on rocks and semi-precious stones. At the concluding camp assembly the following girls received certificates, naming them honor camper of their units for the week: Laura Trout man, Burt; Vlarcia Wolf, Connie Diekman, Janice Easter and Jean Proth- man, Algona; and Kimberly Troutman, Burt. Camp director was Mrs. Howard Long and business manager Mrs. Ferris Miner. Nurses each giving a day of service were Mrs. R. Elbert, Mrs. R. Post, Mrs. Bill fohii Dote. MfS.Oed. ..... fowl Girl Scout .Office at attended , Mrs Melvln AH Htd Mrt. Senior and Cadette Girl Scouts serving as jtiniof counselor* for unit leaders and younger girls, were Janice Wagner, Sue McA* tee, Patty Holecek, Donna Ken* yon, Unn Taylor, Cindy Long, Linda Hunt, Peggy Zltftritftch, Theresa Beaumont, DeEtte Bur' ris, Debbie Huber, Jean Taylor, Hut**, Miry Breda Frideres and Susan McEvoy, . ... ...:-.'• TO INDIA — A former Wau- kofi girl and her teacher-husband left June 3 for India where he will teach at Gurukul semifr aryV Madras, India, for the next five years. Mrs. James BerqUist is the former Lorraine Herman, daughter of the Roland Hermans of Waukon. in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Ol- gona and Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Mason and family in Toledo, Ohio, land of Elmore, Minn. They also spent some time with M r. and Mrs. Frank Butts are their son and his family, Mr. and being visited this week by their Mrs. Phillip Anderson of Des daughter, Miss Dorothy Butts of Moines. They visited William R.: Washington, D. C. Other guests Becker at Indiana, Pa., for a few over the holiday weekend were days. Other stops on their trip included Niagara Falls and Gettysburg. Mr. and Mrs. Clair Blossom Mr. and Mrs. Charles Buss and children of Minneapolis and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Butts and family of Des Moines. Joining the are being visited by Mrs. Bios- family for a picnic on the Fourth som's sister-in-law, Mrs. Delor-.were Mr. and Mrs. Warren Neles Baas of Winfield, Kans. (son and two children and Miss Mr. and Mrs. Guy Giddings Mar y Wirtjes. and family drove to Comfrey, | Mr. and Mrs. Perry Collins Minn., last Sunday to visit rela- were visited last week by their lives there. i son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Hayes and Mrs. Dale Collins and their four sons John, Jeff and Billy spent' children of Sulphur, La. the July 4th weekend with her i Todd A | an/ infant $on of Mr parents, Dr. and Mrs M.G.Bou- 1 and Mrs. Dennis Lichter, was rne at Okoboji. Ihe Bourne's baptized at St. Cecelia's church Only ^ on Sunday, June 26. After the ceremony, the Lichters entertained the baby's sponsors, Richard Chelchowski of Iowa City and Miss Beverly Lichter, Algo- ••••^ Insurance Problems? LET US SOLVE THEM! Blossom Insurance 109 N. Dodge Algona, Iowa Phone 295-2735 CLIP THIS COUPON DIAMOND'S WIN A HONDA" CONTEST IN THE ADVANCE HARLAN MILLER Former columnist for the Des Moineis Register — pithy, humorous, and sometimes biting comments on the passing scene. Only in the Advance. AUo only in The Advance — Investors Guide, Dear Abby, Almanac, The Old Goat, Full Editorial Page, John Henry's "Wit By lowans", Main Stem, Plus COMPLETE NEWS — COMPLETE SPORTS — MORE PICTURES " --sz^^^#f~"?;^ na, at dinner in their home. Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Honsbruch spent the July 4th weekend at their trailer on Chalstrom's Beach at Okoboji. Their guests for the weekend were Mr. and Mrs. Craig Smith and son Sieve. Mrs. Jim Hershberger and children and Mrs. Jerry Cowan and children were overnight vis- iitors at the Harold Cowan cottage on Okoboji recently. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Zweifel were visited over the holiday weekend by their son and his family, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Zweifel and Jeffie of Fairmont, Minn. Mrs. Joe Tschetter returned home last week Saturday from a two-week visit with her mother, Mrs. Burton Lounsbury in Huron, S. D. Dr. and Mr». N. J. Kelley *r- rived home last week from a vacation trip wluch included stops at Montreal, Quebec, and the Gaspe Peninsula on the St. Lawrence river. They also toured New England and several points of interest in Michigan, including historic Greenfield Village near Detroit. Mrs. Wade Sullivan spent last week at Okoboji visiting her sister, Mrs. Gilbert Knudsen, and Airs. Edward P. Kelly, both of Emnietsburg. On Thursday they were joined at the lake by Mr. and Mrs. W. B. MaqDonald gad Heather. The MacDoqalds and Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Robinson were in Manchester, la., recently to attend the funeral of Mr. Robinson's cousin, CUfford Robinson. ' Mr. and Mrs. John Love were visited last week Friday by her brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. E. 0. Bottolfson of Northwood, la., and their son and his family, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bottolfson and two children of Indianapolis. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Hutchins are being visited by Mrs. Hutchins' sister, Miss Marguerite Dalziel of Corona Del Mar, Calif. Mr. and Mrs. John Hood spent the holiday weekend with Mrs. Hood's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Auld in La Porte City, la. While there, they visited with former Algonans Mr. and Mrs. Dean Burrows, now of Carroll, Iowa. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. McMahon had as guests at their summer home on Okoboji over the July 4th weekend Dr. and Mrs. R. E. Weber of Bancroft. Mr. and Mrs. Sheridan Cook, Sheryl and Lynn, returned home Tuesday from a two-week vacation. They spent some time in the Chicago area, then traveled to Willmer, Minn., to visit Mr. Cook's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Cook. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Laird were visited Sunday by Mr. and Mrs. Paul McCrea of Eldora, Iowa. The McCreas are former Algonr ans. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kent, Jr., Kristy and Bruce, spent the holiday weekend on Eagle Lake near Willmer, Minn., visiting Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lee. ICristy remained with the Lees for the week. Or, and Mrs. J. G. Clapsaddle were visited last week by Dr. Clapsaddle's sister, Mrs. Ted MacDonald and her three children of Boston. Mrs. MacDonald is the former Jill Clapsaddle. Jo Ellen Milder returned home last week Saturday from Cross Lake, Minn., where she had been staying with Mr. and Mrs. Barney Frankl at the Jim Schneider home. Karen Shirley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Shirley, left last week Saturday for the East Coast after a three-weeks visit here. 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