Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on August 8, 1966 · Page 6
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-A; .SONA (low*) ADVANCE MONDAY, AUG. 8, 19e« •••••••••••••••••••••••••*•••••••••••••*••••••••• "INK in my VEINS" By MARIAN INMAN • ••••••••• e) •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Friendship Day, August first, was originated by a greeting- card manufacturer, and thus has some commercial connotations. But there are many who feel we really should have a special day set apart to remember our friends With tokens of appreciation. The day has thus attained some usage, and may in due course become quite generally recognized. NO FINER FRIEND Sometimes a dullness clouds your mind . . . And sort of shrouds your view . . . And then someone approaches and . . . brings confidence to you . . . Someone who pats you on the back . . . For something you have done . . . And honestly believes in you ... in battles to be won . . . Who lifts you from your lethargy ... or maybe your despair . . . And who revives your courage and . . . Your readiness to dare . . . Well, if and when that happens, you . . . May write it in your book . . . There is no greater friend on earth ... No m*t»T where you look . . . There is no finer person than . . . The on* who takes your hand . . . and leads you to the peaceful place . . . Where people understand. — James J. Metcalfe Cultivating a friend is like traveling in a country. Perhaps it is a new country and one is discovering the interesting things about it. Perhaps it is a realm one knows and loves and likes to return to. Friendliness in the long run calls forth friendliness? kindness breeds kindness, and active goodwill multiplies. Without friends we would be very lonely. "May old friends seek you out and new friends prove themselves and all life's good things gravitate to you." The mistress was showing her new maid around the house. As they came to the dining room the mistress said, "This dining table goes back to Louis the 14th." That's nothing replied the maid, "My whole living room set goes back to Sears the 15th." It was such a busy time on the farm when daughter Alice Mary and her family were here but we had a wonderful time. Her children were so pleased to see the place where their Mother was a little girl and Alice Mary herself was happy to see well loved familiar things she grew up with. They brought me an air conditioner and for the first few hot humid days of their visit it was a comfort. That is when we could keep the doors closed. Since their departure our weather has been delightfully cool but if it turns hot I'll turn on the conditioner and enjoy the relief. I read an inteersting fact the other day, "It is a strange fact that whenever the moon is directly overhead or on the directly opposite side of the world every object on this earth loses a little weight as a result in the shift of the pull of gravity. The loss of weight to a human being would not be perceptible. A weight of four thousand tons would lose exactly one pound when the moon passes directly overhead. Also, as the earth approaches closer to the sun, there is a loss of weight by everything on this world, and, should the earth approach close enough to the sun, a two-hundred pound man would weigh no more than a newborn baby." Did you know that in early days authors were paid by printers in copies of their books? It was left to the authors to convert these volumes into money; In 1514 John Froben, printer of Basel, Switzerland, arranged with the great scholar Erasmus to pay cash for his work". Thus came into existence the present system of authors receiving cash payment for their writings. In spite of the many misdeeds we hear of as done by our youth, be assured these number only a small percentage. We do not hear so much about the worthy ones and their number is far greater than these who have errored. Instead of griping about them we should ask ourselves what kind of example we have been to them. In our present times our young generation is growing up without the opportunity of learning certain habits which will teach them to adapt themselves to regular schedules of work. In the past every member of the family had certain responsibilities and chores to perform daily. Today most growing children are completely free of any horn* responsibilities and even their parents no longer find themselves so tied down. As a result home life has suffered and parents are generally inclined to shift the responsibility of child training to our schools. The result of this has been to develop a generation which is interested in its comfort and convenience and look* upon work as a special hardship and something which should be done as cautiously as possible and as few hours a day as necessity requires. Because of this attitude, most of our young people do not develop their talents to the utmost or make full use of, their natural capacities. . , . . , , . ••.-I .«,'-&, )l • r ! 1 , v V • • ; '. >' I • ' is the greatest force in the world for character building through practical effort. Just as religion will build character through the spirit and mind, so work creates character by allowing one to earn the respect of others. The man who works and can hold a regular job or be otherwise employed knows that his services are of value and that his life is important to others. Let's think more in terms of work for our youth than in terms of more and more recreation. A balance of each is good, is healthy. Let's be sure that we accept our responsibility to give our youth the inspiration to face life with courage, that they may be able to meet whatever conditions that may befall them courageously. There will be no time left over for wrongdoing and they will be happier. The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. Have we given our youth the knowledge that they must seek happiness in their own way? That happiness isn't a question of having things: it is a question of enjoying things. Haven't we made the mistake of giving them too much? The boy of today, surrounded by libraries, somehow misses what Lincoln got from his books by the fireside. The boy surrounded by playgrounds and swimming pools doesn't get' half the fun out of life that came to Whittier's barefoot boy. We are so busy paying attention to the so-called big things in life that we overlook the small things. This is where w*> are foolish, because it is the small things in life that are important to us. It is the little things that count. Look at the horse and the wasp. Any one would rather sit on a horse than a wasp. A tiny atom contains more energy than a huge power plant. An insignificant termite can destroy a building that resists the fore* of a storm. Much happiness is overlooked because it doesn't cost anything. Co-champions of the Pee Wee league Algona drivers place well in Minnesota races Dodds and Julia Taylor were in charge. The 4-H girls and their mothers were guests. Bobtiy Dodds atid Tom McEnroe gave a demonstration. Marc Moore, the county auditor, showed the Women how to operate a voting machine. .' PICTURED ARE the Colts who are co-champions in the Peewee little league. Front from left they are Rick Watson, Steve Mertz, Mark Payne, David Thilges, and Tim Joens; back, Richard Goecke, Mark Bishop, Jerry Buscher, David Elbert, Chuck Hansen and Joel Dahlgren. Exclusive Advance Photo by.Mike Stillman. Co-champions of the American leagues CO-CHAMPIONS in Uie American little league are the Orioles who finished the season with a 6-2 record. They are from left to right, front, Gordon Schenck, John Kunkle, John Robinson, Dean Kern, Steven Ostwinkle, Bill Boudewyns, Steven Arend and Randy Buscher; back from left, Patrick Murphy, Tim McEnroe, Gary Garman, Mark Montag, Tim Lighter, Jim Cassell and coach Leo Cassell. Missing are Steve Schneider and coaches Dwaine Lighter and Richard Schneider. To school lunch course at Ames Mrs. Josephine Kunkel, cook and assistant manager at the Annex - Algona Community school lunch program, recently returned from attending a one-week school lunch short course at Iowa State University in Ames. A total of 159 school lunch cooks attended from different counties of the state. Legion Auxiliary to meet Tuesday The Kossuth county units of the American Legion Auxiliary will hold their quarterly meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at 2:00 p.m. at the Legion hall in Ledyard. A memorial service will be held. BREAKS COLLAR BONE Whittemore — Joyce, daugh ter of Dr. and Mrs. T, J. Lensing of Whittemore, broke a collar bone last Monday night when she fell from a horse she was riding. A golden spike, driven at Ogden, Utah in 1800, marked the completion of the first transcontinental railway. Ubola 6'H 10 married Sept. 2 Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Klinksiek, Lakota, announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sherry Kay, to Paul Allen Schaumberg, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schsujnberg, Elmore, Minn She is a 1964 graduate of the Ledyard Community high school and will be a senior this fall at Mankato State college. He is also a 1964 graduate of Ledyard high school and a 1965 graduate of Hamilton Business college. A Sept. 2 wedding is planned. Lightning damages or destroys ao average of about $18,000,000 worth of property each year, j I. °' J >v«* -i-t-^>.(.i -* \t *.fc i, ,W*1._l V J -tfrjr ,,„.] Graduates Lone Rock — Jane Christenson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Christenson, Belgrade, Minn., graduated with honors recently in a class of 76 members from the Swedish hospita! School of Nursing at Minneapo lis. Following a 2-week vacation she will return to the hospita where she will be employed. Three Algcnans are prize winners Three Algona residents were among the 290 prize winners in the recent sweepstakes contest conducted by Champlin petroleum company. Those notified as winners are: Ronald Taylor, Verne Scobba and Jane Dannewitz. The prizes ranged from Westinghouse clock radios to AM transistor radios. Several Algona racers proved their top driving abilities Saturday and Sunday July 30 and 31 in contests at Jackson and Fairmont, Minnsota. At the Jackson Speedway Saturday Les Wildin took the number one spot in the first heat and came in third for the "A" feature with his car No. 00. Jim Edgington placed first in the second heat and second in the trophy dash, driving car No. 14. Gene Schattschneider, in car No. 88, was third in the second heat and second in the "B" feature. Leo Christensen, West Bend, a driver known by area fans, took second in the second heat with his familiar 8 ball. Sunday at the Fairmont Speedways Jim Edgington placed first in the second heat and Les Wildin had the third place for the 15 lap "A" feature. Don Neltleton at biology institute Don Nettleton, biology instructor at Algona Community high school, is participating in a three year summer institute for biology teachers sponsored by Michigan State university and the National Science Foundation The institute is designed to provide a sequential program which includes a summer at W K. Kellogg Biological Station at Gull Lake, followed by two sum mers on the main campus o MSU at East Lansing. Partici pants will gain a thorough un derstanding of certain biologica principles and learn methods o conveying this knowledge in practical teaching situations. The institute provides field opportunities which show the relationships between principles and their application to ecological problems. Boy Scouts camp at Lake Okoboji Boy Scout Troop 70 completed a week of camping at Okobo- i recently with their Scoutmas- er, Dick Biesell. Mr. Biesell and Tom Laing both received a spec- al Boy Scout recognition, the Drder of the Arrow, while there. Six of the Scouts fulfilled mile swim requirements. They were David Biesell, Jeff Higgs, Eugene Hunt, Scott Voyles, Scott Buchanan and Tim Rooney. Other troop members who attended the camp were Dan Bie- sell, Dan Struecker, Mark Logan, Mike Moulton, Joe Bestenlehner, John Pittman, Dale Jensen and Craig Lemkee. THOMAS FUKERftL CHAPEL FENTON Experienced Embalmers and Funeral Directors —•— RELIABLE 24 HOUR AMBULANCE SERVICE —• — Funerals May Be Referred To Us With Confidence Phone 889-2796 — FENTON RINGSTED PHONES: 886-1006 — 986-1001 — 886-1970 ''III by 'BO' LOCALS Mrs. Robert Gillingham and Janet returned recently from a visit on the east coast. They visited Robert at Eatontown N. J. and the Wm. Gilligans former Algonans, at Long Island, N. Y. HOMEMAKERS MEET The Union township Homemakers had their annual cook out July 28 at the Civic Center Mrs. Robert Dodds, Mrs. Wm QUESTION: My son is 22 and has driven my car for years without a scratch. Now, he has his own car and was turned down by two agencies because he is under 25. Is it true, your agency will insure drivers under 25? ANSWER: Yes. Any young driver with a good record can buy insurance. ir The fellow who thinks he knows it all is esepcially annoying to those of us who do. * Success in any field could well depend on the use of a little more throttle and a litHe less whistle. -* An umbrella is a device for keeping two people half dry. * Bohannon INSURANCE AGENCY Algona Iowa BIT BY SQUIRREL Whittemore — Tod, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Anderson of Whittemore, was bitten by a squirrel last Monday. Firemen were called but were unable to 1 locate the animal. HAY-FEVER SINUSSvffmrs Here's good news for you! Exclusive new "hard core" SYNA- CLEAR Decongestant tablet* act instantly and continuously 10 drain and clear all nasal-sinus cavities. One "hard cor*" tablet gives up to 8 hour* relief from pain and pressure, of congestion. Allows you to breathe easily—stop* watery eyes and runny nose. You can buy SYNA-CLEAR at your favorite drgg counter, without need for a prescription. Satisfaction guaranteed by maker. Try it today. 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