IITAIltSHtD 1165 ALOONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 1966 2nd "YOU ARE JUST GOING TO have to do something about that child," scolded Mother Nature. "Sometimes I think she's the most exasperating one of our twelve children 1" Her husband, Father Time, looked up from the magazine he was reading, chuckled a bit and said, "Oh, has April been giving you a bad time again f - o - "INDEED SHE HAS," sputtered Mother Nature. "The very first thing this morning I found my best snow white blanket shrunken to nothing, the tips of my branches were bursting, and all my little breezes were dancing all over the place. 1 should have known it was April fooling around 1" "As if that weren't enough, April teased the birds back with the promise she'd be nice and warm. When they got here she was absolutely nasty for several days. 1 scolded her about this and she clouded up and cried all over the place. Next thing I knew she was smiling again, and you know how sweet April can be when she is sunny." - o - "I TELL YOU, FATHER it isn't easy to raise this Time family. There are so many problems when you have 12 children. I try to appreciate the good qualities in each one of them. May is sweet, but shy, June is a raving beauty, July and August are nice fellows even if both of them have tempers like a tornado. I love the way September is up and doing, and October has the most gorgeous blue eyes. Even January, who seems so cold and unfriendly, was an adorable baby and there was much joy when he came." - o - "MANY PEOPLE SAY OUR April is their favorite Time. She can be so gay and wonderful she bewitches them. But she's so unpredictable - one minute she's blowing and blustering with her brother, March; the next she's smiling and laughing with her sister, May. I gave her such a nice new dress in a soft shade of green to wear and a garland of crocuses for her hair. Next thing I knew she was splashing in a mud puddle and trying to steal the Tulips I'd planned for June." - o - FATHER TIME, TRYING TO live up to his reputation of healing all things, tried to soothe his wife. "Well, dear, I don't thinfc- April so bad - for a teenager. Did you notice the way she always helps her sister, May, with her flowers ? And how she cleans up the mess that her brothers, January, February and March leave ?" Mother Nature had to admit that April was good at that. "But," she added ruefully, "last year she was so enthusiastic about it that when she went to drain the wash water, she flooded seven states 1" - o- MOTHER NATURE FINDS FT difficult to be angry with any of her children for very long. After a bit she said to her husband, "Well, dear, I wouldn't pop off this way to anybody but you, the children's father. You understand their weak points as well as their good ones. I'm really very proud of all of them - even April. Somebody told me just the other day that this young lady certainly shows a lot of "promise." "She has a Sort of uhdefiriable longiilg about' her. I think she doesn't know quite what she wants from life. • Not yet, anyway." - o - "APRIL"* IS A GREAT ONE FOR arranging Things in pairs," Mother Nature went on. "Today she sorted out the quail, who ordinarily run in coveys, into two-somes. You can hear them calling "Bob White" to each other right now. She has bunnies picking out partners for their burrows, and robins selecting twigs for their nests. What she does toward turning young men's fancies lightly to love is something scandalous 1 She's busy bringing letters Iro'm girls to their sweethearts in service and she also has quite a few letters from the Internal Revenue Department. There's mixed views toward those, depending on whether or not April brings them a tax refund." - o - FATHER TIME NODDED SAGELY. He knows about such things having had many purchase plans named for him - Time Payments. Then he remarked, "Well, Mother, I don't think we need to worry too much about our April. Think about how awful it would be if we didn't have her. Wouldn't the Time family be dull then ? And now, dear, I really must be fleeting. Have to live up to my image, you know. Time never stands still. Time marches on I" - o - DURING THE WEEK OF March 27 through April 2, people having birthdays include Sherry Lloyd, Chris Farrell, Grady Phillips, Elaine Simmons, Ann Lytle.LorenNelson, GlenTschetter, Jo Ann Rich, Bob Sigsbee, Donna Jane Gant, Dorothy Schmidt, Kathy Taylor, Perry Collins, Billie Lelninger, Jimmy Allen, Helene Whittemore, Gerald Ferris, Nell Unnan, Reinhard Wetzel, Kristen Ballard, Lee McBride, Dr. C. L. Plott, Cecil Will, Gloria McClure, Dennis Miller, Tom Anderson, Debra Specht, Sally Bay, Joan Post, BUI McDonald and Ruth Bierstedt. Wedding anniversaries include Mr, and Mrs. John Goodman, Mr. and Mts. George Balluff, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Ringsdorf and Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Hagg. - o- TfflS WEEK'S RECIPE IS FOR Pineapple Pink Chiffon Pie a perfect springtime dessert, 1 2/3 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup sugar , . 1/2 cup flaked coconut 1/4 cup softened butter 1 - 3 oz. pkg. strawberry flavor gelatine 1 envelope unflavored gelatine 11/2 cups boiling water 1 pint whipping cream 1 can (20 1/2 oz.) crushed pineapple, well-drained Blend crumbs, sugar, coconut and butter thoroughly. Press firmly against bottom and sides of buttered 9-inch pie pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 8 minutes. Cool, Combine gelatines; dissolve in boiling water, chill until syrupy. Whip cream, add chilled gelatine mixture gradually, v-nue beating, Fold in pineapple. Spoon into crumb crust. Chill. If desired, garnish with additional whipped cream and toasted coconut, GRACE Burt Girl Gets Scholarship POLLUTION CONTROL Efforts to control stream pollution in the United States have been given a boost by researchers at the Unlvergity of Iowa, Iowa City, who have developed a method that can reduce construction costs of waste treatment plants by 20 to 30 per cent, The metbod uses compressed air to speed Mqlogical processes in waste treatment. SINGING GROUP The Old Gold Singers, a 35 member singing group from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, who give more than 50 concerts annually throughout the Midwest and other areas ol the United States is composed entirely of non-music majors. The group was organised in 1957 under the sponsorship of the Iowa Alumni Association and the School of Music. April 21 at 7 o'clock. Britt guild will serve the dinner. Wesley officers will have charge of the program. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Fred Seefeld returned March 16 from several months at their winter home at Weslaco, Texas. H. E. Hemmingsen had surgery in University hospital, Iowa City. Rich Relllng entered the Brltt hospital March 22 for medical care. Mrs. Albert Llcktelg spent Tuesday till Thursday at Boone with her daughter and family, the Richard Gilliams. She attended the confirmation of Mr. Gllllam In the Catholic church. Will Martlnek was returned to the Brltt hospital by ambulance Thursday. The Allan Vaskes of Bancroft were March 20 guests In the parental Mrs. Justine Becker home. F-B Women's Day Here On April 1 Mrs. William StlJlman of Emmetsburg, will be guest speaker at the annual Kossuth County Farm Bureau Women's Day, which will be held Friday, April 1, at 1:30 p. m. at the V. F. W. hall, Algona. Mrs. Stlllman will be showing slides and telling of her interesting trip to Ireland last fall, as one of the official delegates to the meeting of the Associated Country Women of the World held in Dublin. Mrs. Glenn Clark, Swea City, Is County Women's chairman. The Kossuth County chorus will also appear on the program with several vocal selections. The townships serving on committees are Union, program; Prairie, Invitations and registrations; Irvington, tea table; and Wesley, coffee. The remaining townships consisting of Buffalo, Fenton, Ledyard, Lincoln, LuVerne, Plum Creek and Swea Harrison will be furnishing cookies. Right Shoe When you shop for shoes, put your right foot forward—your big foot, whether it be right or left. Be sure that shoes fit comfortably when you buy them. Try on both shoes and walk on a hard-surfaced floor, because most of your walking will be on hard surfaces. AMES, IOWA - These four 'lowa State University students were given Sears-Roebuck scholarships In the amount of $400 each for high scholastic standing. The awards were made at the annual Sears-Roebuck Recognition banquet at the University. From left to right are Mr. Clinton Mark, Minneapolis, regional director for Sears-Roebuck Foundation; Lyle Hartllng, son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Hartllng, Rockwell City; Stephen Petersburg, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Petersburg, Hanlontown; Ann Wilson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Wilson, RFD, Burt, and Glenda Collins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph A. Collins, Alden. Wesley C.D.A. Candle Light Meeting Held WESLEY - C. D. A.'s held their regular meeting March 22. A pot-luck supper was served at 7, followed by a "candlelight" brief meeting, as" the severe snow and wind storm had struck, putting the whole area in darkness. Margaret Root announced poetry prizes were won by Mike Eischen, Debra Youngwirth and Mary Jo Youngwirth of the 4-56 grades; and Margaret Hilbert, Marie Laubenthal andPetraWin- gert, 7-8 grades. The prizes were $3- $2- $1. Mrs. Root announced the state convention is to be held in Sioux City April 22-24. Mrs. Root and the vice regent, Anastasia Richtsmeler, are delegate and alternate. The Mother-Daughter banquet is scheduled to be held at St. Patrick's parish hall in Britt - > >\ , • Magnificent achievements in vt fashion's latest shapes in diamonds the spectacular Oval... the brilliant JWarduise.. . fffcfl W * the distinguished Emerald Cut.. the enchanting Pear Shape... the ever-popular Round. . . Da/./liiif,' diamonds scl into tin- most dis- lim'iivi- riiin*. noi'klHlcs. pins and ollu-i-, fiiu- jewelry ol' your choice'. Conic in today to .set 1 ci inont iniiiniiiil sclcclittn Sharp's Jewelry ALWAYS FIRST QUALITY TERMS TO SUIT YOUR CONVENIENCE. Enjoy An Evening of Fun And Harmony At The 7th Annual Barbershoppers Parade Show AT ALGONA HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM Saturday, April 16 8;00 P,M, Featuring 2 CHAMPION QUARTETS MID-STATES FOUR & ASTRO-NAUGHTS with the Kossuth Chorus and Local Quartets Get ticket* now frpm qny Borbershopper or reserved jeats at Rusk Drug in Algona. 21-23-25-27 all the news in spring coats! natty styles... nifty prices! $ 18 and $21 Right now at Penney's—an Easter Parade's worth of all that's new on the coat scene! All your favorite looks—from easy-fit body skimmers to clean-cut slimliners with 'just right' detailing and deeper-than-surface interest in textures, too! We've wool-and- nylon boucles, crisply checked wools, nubby Orlon'acrylic knits, tailored wool worsteds ... all styled and shaped with unbeatable Penney know-how ... at such little prices!
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