The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 7, 1966 · Page 8
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Wyt &lgona dipper EASTER IS A MOST MEANINGFUL day for all Christians. It is especially significant for women. That's the day we dress in our new spring clothes and there is certainly nothing wrong with that so long as we think of the finery as merely an outward expression of an inward job. It might also be well to remember than in the life, teachings, death and resurrection of Jesus, women found a position unique in previous history. - o- WOMEN WERE FIRST AT THE CRADLE. When God sent His Son to mankind, he chose a woman, the sweet and gentle Mary, to bear Him, thus glorifying motherhood for all time. Another woman, Elizabeth was the first to recognize that Mary was blessed above all women and that the coming baby was indeed the long- awaited Lord. - o- WOMEN GAINED A NEW SENSE of being worthwhile as they followed Jesus during the time He was teaching. It is no wonder they loved Him for here for the first time was a man who treated women as if they had hearts and souls and brains as well as bodies. He was not shocked at their foibles nor did he deprlcate their potential for good. He listened to them, understood them and taught the revolutionary idea that they could be forgiven no matter how scarlet their sins, if they repented. - o- TO THE SAMARITAN WOMAN at the well, He revealed that He was the Messiah and many were led to believe because of her testimony. He told the woman who washed His feet with her tears and dried them on her hair, that she had shown greater love to Him than the Apostles and that her love proved her many sins had been forgiven. The law of Moses held that no one but the woman was at fault in the sin of adultery, and that the penalty was always stoning. But when Jesus encountered a case of this sort, He said to the men who brought her to Him to be judged, "That one of you who is faultless shall throw the first stone." The men got the point and crept away. Jesus dismissed the woman, forgave her, and told her to sin no more. - o JESUS LOVED HIS FRIENDS Mary and Martha and visited them often. The practical Martha was always fretting and fussing about her housework while Martha preferred to sit and listen to Jesus' words. There's still a lesson in this today for Jesus reminded them that although household tasks are necessary and He didn't demean them, the things of the spirit are "the better WOMEN WERE LAST AT THE CROSS. On that terrible Friday when Christ died, the crowd that had assembled for the spectacle saw the mid-day darkness, heard the earthquake and witnessed the crucifixions and went home beating their breasts. But the women - Mary, mother of Jesus, Mary of Magdala, Mary the Mother of James, and Joanna remained. They took note of the location of the tomb and observed how His body was laid. Then they went home and prepared spices and perfumes. The Sabbath was, about to^begin. when, they ^must rest in obedience to the commandment. - o WOMEN WERE FIRST AT the empty tomb. Very early Sunday morning, when the Sabbath was over, Mary of Magdala, Mary the Mother of James and Salome took aromatic oils intending to anoint the body of their Lord. It was to be a last womanly service to Him. They had a big problem and they were worrying over what to do about it. The tomb was sealed with a huge stone and they knew that even their combined muscle power might not be enough to roil it away. - o- BUT THE STONE HAD already been rolled away when they arrived at the tomb I They went inside but the body was not to be found, While they stood utterly at a loss, all of a sudden two men In dazzling garments were at their side. The women were terrified, and stood with eyes cast down, but the men said, "Why search among the dead for one who lives?" - o- WOMEN WERE FIRST TO SPREAD the good news. They ran quickly to tell the disciples but the story appeared to them to be nonsense - a mere rumor started by a bunch of grief- stricken women so they would not believe them. So the disciples went home but Mary of Magdala stood at the tomb outside, weeping. Jesus appeared to her but she did not recognize him. She thought He might be a gardener, "They have taken away my Lord and I don't know where they have laid Him," she said when she was asked why she wept. Jesus then said, "Miryl" and she recognized Him. Then she went out' with her marvelous news^'I have seen the Lord I" But the men still didn't believe it until they saw Him with their own eyes. - o- MUCH OF THE ABOVE was gained from the study of the New English Bible which was given to me by my Algona church when we moved away. It's a wonderful version of the Holy Book, one that has brought me comfort, inspiration and new Insight. It can even be read for entertainment! I hope that you and your's will have a most blessed Easter. - o DURING THE WEEK OF APRIL 3 through 9, people having birthdays include Cynthia Ringsdorf, Laura Trout man, Kevin Nelson, Bruce McCullough, Fran Parrott, Robert Deal, David Macumber, James E. Kelley, Robert Wegener, Tammy Parrish, Greg Anderson, Jeanne Rich, Sadie Hopkins, Kevin Ruhnke, Bob Woods, Mark Elbert, Don Sjogren, H. J. Cowan, Luke Linnan, Ramon His- zczynskyj, Jeffrey Ernst, Roger Phillips, Don Deal, Tom Cogdall m, Pat Turtle and Mike Woods. Mr. and Mrs. David Harig and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Owens have wedding anniversaries. - o- THIS WEEK'S RECIPE is for Little Angel Lime Pies. Meringue: 3 egg whites 1/4 teasp. cream of tarter 1/8 tsp. salt 3/4 cup sugar Filling: 3 egg yolks 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup lime juice 11/2 teasp. grated lime peel 1 cup whipped cream Beat the egg whites until foamy; add the cream of tarter and salfc beat until stiff but not dry. Add sugar gradually, beat- Ing until very stiff. Cover baking sheet with heavy brown paper. Pile meringue into 6 rounds about 3 Inches In diameter. Make a 2 inch depression in the center of each. (Or shape the rings with a pastry tube). Bake at 275 degrees for l hour. Beat 3 egg yolks, add sugar and lime juice. Cook over boiling water, stirring constantly until thickened. Add grated peel. Remove from heat; chill. Fold in whipped cream to the lime mixture. Fill meringue shells. Chill 6 to 24 hours. Makes six servings. Q tmtctiHio IMS AlOONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 1966 2nd No Electricity, 110 Hours - What's It Like? SWEA & EAGLE - Since news gathering has been nil under the circumstances, the following reports are word of mouth grapevine reports, but they Indicate what can happen in modern times, when a mldwestern blizzard strikes, as it did last March 23 - 24. Three members of the feminine sex, a mother, daughter, and passenger, spent 11 hours stranded northwest of Swea City on the blacktop road when their car slid off the road. They had walked aways down the road but didn't know Just where they were, and went back to the car to wait. A nearby farmer found them the next morning and took them to his home. Several farmers were reported to have purchased portable generators to aid in operating pumps and other facilities about their farms. One man who has a milking herd was reportedly unable to get home until Thursday and had to treat 26 of these valuable animals for mastitis. Many television antennas were partially stripped, some bant over double, decorative trees and shrubbery ruined, from the ruthless winds and heavy snow and Ice. At one place It was calfing time and new mothers and about-to- be mothers had to be rounded up repeatedly and driven back into the cattle shed. The high drifts and water shortage contributed to the wandering of the cows. One family sought refuge at another home whan their oil burner smoked up the house during the fierce wind. They were lucky to be able to reach another place to stay. A farmer lost 400 baby turkeys one night, and no reports as to how many were lost before he was finally able to get heat and water for them. One man said he used a blow torch to heat water for coffee. They had some light, as his wife had several antique lamps. Another man walked a mile, late Wednesday afternoon, to do what chores he could, and tried to get home on a tractor, but got stuck and had to walk a half mile the rest of the way. He arrived home around 8:00 and made the remark he would have stayed at the place where his chores were but since his wife wouldn't know where he was she might try to find him. It was still blowing somewhat, and the man had been ill most of the winter, and wasn't used to braving the elements. He was exhausted when he arrived home. This Immediate vicinity was with out electricity for 110 hours and 40 minutes. The first welcome electric sound to reach this reporter's ears was the buzzing of a clock radio at the home of her parents. It was so sudden and unexpected, her head snapped around to the abrupt sound, and she yelled "light, lights, lights!" That was at approximately 10:40 Sunday morning. Some stories had it that we wouldn't have lights until Monday and others, Wednesday, so It really was unexpected. The cold incapacitated houses had different effects on different people. Some sat around huddled up, trying to keep warm. Others had to get around, care for children, livestock, oldsters, etc. This one worried about her parents, managed to get Uiere to see them Thursday afternoon, by walking over a mile, part of the way over a plowed field, which was rough doing Indeed. She found them fit as a fiddle, and snug as a bag In a rug. Willard Mitchell Now Air Force Lieut. Colonel SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. Willard L. Mitchell, above, son of Mrs. Edna M. Mitchell of 15 E. Kennedy St., Algona, has been promoted to lieutenant colonel in the U. S. Air Force. Colonel Mitchell is a procurement management staff officer in the Air Force Inspector General activity at Norton AFB, Calif. The colonel, a veteran of World War n, holds the Air Medal and the Air Force Commendation Medal. A graduate of Algona high school, he received aB.S. degree In mechanical engineering from Iowa State University and was commissioned there in 1948 upon completion of the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program. Colonel Mitchell earned his M. S. degree in industrial engineering from Stanford (Calif,) University. KB54 FIELD PROVEN "FAN HOUSING (Avallobl. with Magn»() • high capacity! • for the big tlloil • un«xc«ll*d for haylagtl The big blower that has proven itself on the big silos, it's field proven. • SHAKER PAN Prevents build-up In hopper. Wads are loosened. Smoother ensilage flow to fan. • WIPE, LOW HOPPER Projects 14" past housing for easy approach. • NO BLOW-BACK No baffling to restrict forage flow. • LIFETIME LUBRICATED No greasing required. • SHRED KNIVES Keep the fan tips clean. Adjustable outlet, fan blades, wheels. Shear-bolt protection and water inlet. OTHER MODELS AVAILABLE BU5CHER BROS. IMPLEMENT 101$ No. Main AlOONA Class Treasurer An Algona student at Morningside College, Sioux City, Bill Bartlett, was elected treasurer of the student council in a recent election. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Wes Bartlett. Ottosen Girl Is February Bride At Ames OTTOSEN - Mr. and Mrs. Don aid Usher of Ottosen, announce the marriage of their daughter, Martha Ann, to John R. Nye, son of Mr. and Mrs. John S. Nye of Cedar Rapids, on February 18. The bride is a graduate of State College of Iowa in Cedar Falls, and is now teaching elementary school in Ames. Mr. Nye holds the degree of Master of Science and is a candidate for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at Iowa State University in Ames, where he is a research associate. - o •• SHOWER HONORS A shower honoring Mrs. Larry Dunlavy, the former Barbara Tompklns of Newton, was held at Bode and attending from Ottosen were Mrs. Percy Wat- nem, Mrs. Edward Zinnel, Mrs. LeRoy Worby, Mrs. Ralph Jacobson, and Mrs. DeVere Newton. The latter was also a hostess. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Wehrs- pann, and her mother, Mrs. Millie Thomas of Ft. Dodge, attended church services and the baptism of Jeffrey Scott Ray, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Wehrs- pann, at Grace Lutheran church at Des Molnes. Sponsors were Neil Werhspann of Moline, m., and Leone Campbell of Des Molnes. Jeffrey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Allan Watnem was four years old and Friday afternoon visitors for the occasion were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Waechter and Mark of West Bend, and Mr. and Mrs. Percy Watnem. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Wehrs- pann and her mother, Mrs. Millie Thomas of Ft. Dodge attended funeral services for the latters sister, Mrs. Clara Schwelger of Santa Ana, California, at Web- ster City, Monday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Roger. Madsen and family of Sheffield, stayed with Mr. and Mrs. Chester Alme several days. His father, John Madsen, passed away. Funeral services were held at the Trinity Lutheran church at Rutland. Mr. and Mrs. Antone Spelch are home from Algona. Their grandson, Daryl, 6, received good reports from his check-up at Iowa City. GOP Meeting A meeting for teenagers of the county , sponsored by Kossuth County Republican Women, originally scheduled to take place April 5, has been rescheduled. It will take place April 19 at the Congregational church, starting at 8 p. m. According to Mrs. Richard Thoreson, president of the organization, an Interesting program Is planned, and she urges all teenagers to attend. On Sorority Council Judith Mitchell of Burt, a sophomore, will be a member of the University of Iowa Pan- Hellenic council, representing Delta Zeta sorority, during the 1966-67 school year. Social Security A Social Security district officer will be In the Kossuth Court House during the month of April on April 14 and 28, from 9:30 a. m. to 12:30 p. m., each day on a Thursday. In May the schedule is May 14 and 26. Patrol School Norman Buenger, West Bend, and John Gilbert and Dean Voster of Algona, have been accepted as new members of the Iowa High- wwy Patrol, according to a recent state bulletin. The trio is undergoing training at present. EASTER SEALS HELP CRIPPLED Illl CHILDREN BEFORE YOU SPEND MORE, ennetfi WAYe RRT m ALWAYe RR8T QUALITY CHARGE IT I Compare Rsnneys ^•^^^^PHP ^^^^^k^^^^F ^H^^ ^^^^^^^^Wb v ^^^^k, ^^^^^^/^i^^^^^^ ^•1^, ^^.^.^^^....^., Entire stock of girls' coats REDUCED 9. FASHION'S NEWEST STYLES FOR THE YOUNG MODERN MISS AT NEW LOW PRICES, SIZES 7-14 7. FOR THE YOUNGER MIS3 STYLES THAT SHE WILL CHERISH. SIZES 3 • 6x 14«oo FASHION'S NEWEST STYLES IN WANTED FABRICS AND COLORS THAT FLATTER MOST EVERY WOMAN SIZES 10-20 17.88 OUR ENTIRE STOCK OF BETTER COATS REDUCED TO MAKE OUTSTANDING EASTER BUYS IN FASHION'S FINEST EASTER HATS REDUCED 288 OUR ENTIRE §TQCK

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