Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on November 21, 1966 · Page 5
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

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n in my By MARIAN INMAN Electron day is over. The people have made their choice. As the smoke of the political campaigns clears away the analysts are coming up with reasons for this vote, and that and why this-happened and so on. tiegardless of the reasons the situation is here and we can put 0,1, our hats and get to work. ... I imagine that torn* of the choMn candidate who prom, bed much and »Urt out with • burden of premlm with they had their hat back out of the ring, but it li too late now, .The expression, throwing their hats in the ring, originated in Spain where it was the custom of persons participating in bullfighting to cast .their hats into the-riitg before entering the .arena, All in all, it seemri very appropriate. ^ Hats are many and varied, hats make announcement*, hat* have a lot to say about personality, hats bring good luck and a bit of magic. I believe there b a hat for every occasion, a hat that tells whet the occasion is. There is -a kind of hat that could be labeled a Wife of a Minister hat, .it can't be described in specific terms but it is in- atanfily recognizable. There is also a High-School Principal hat, a lady executive hat, a Volunteer Charity Worker hat, a garden club lady hat, and ; an animal lovers hat. There is even one for women writers wheto the occasion arises. There are librarian hats and bridge-fiend hats. One of the most famous and most quoted hats is the Clubwoman or Madame Chairman hat, which seems to be speaking, on its own calling the meeting to order and asking what funds do we have in the treasury. There are types of hats for queens, for tomboys, mantillas for church and evening, hats, hats of many sites and shapes. I can picture a towering stack of hets one upon 'the other much a» the alphabet hats on the Cat in the Hat story by Dr. Seuss. ' • •'!; . A women Lknow treasures what she calls her Traveling Hat; initially she wore it to keep her hair in place when she was riding in an open car; but the hat quickly became a habit, something she wore whenever she was traveling any distance in a car; and before long she realized that it was essential to the success of every trip the family took. She forgot her hat once, and thai time it rained eight days out of fourteen, a high wind blew the contact lens out of her left eye, the ocean was full of sting rays and the oldest .child was sensationally car-sick four times. With some women, hats become an obsession, to others something long outdated. I love hats and a new hat is the best cure for the blues for me. I am going to, Des .Moines this week and I can wear three kinds of hats. My executive committee hat, my board meeting hat and finally my convention hat. I'll have a fine*tjme in each of them end if they iielp me speak up, well, so much the batter. Wish you could see me. . Eyes tired? Don't retire. Doctors are saying, don't worry if your eyes get tired. There should be nothing alarming about the gradual tiring of eyes, even after the age. of 50. A Dallas Doctor, who has made a life-long study of eye fatigue in middle- age people, said it is safe and desirable to use the eyes, but when,_ fatigue occurs, frequent eye breaks ara advisable. Abraham Lincoln one time defined democracy as a government of the people, for the people end by the people. Democracy, however, to us is more than just a form of government. Its influence enters all phases of our lives and we become democratic in attitude toward our fellow men. Theodore Parker once said, "Democracy means not that I am as good as you are but you are as good as I am." . Democracy and equality go hand in, hand,,but the subject of equality is one which has caused debates ever since democracy achieved a stronghold q».-j|^'>Ji)^'Am)^atetV(dip«itin- enit. Some* would claim that all men are equal. It is upon, this thesis they base their arguments for democracy. Anybody who makes a claim knows little of human nature, human intelligence and human industry. There can be no true equality while some of us are born with better bodies than others, with better minds than others, with traits of industry or perseverance which brings success where those who lack these traits fail. Democracy is not equal!- ty it is only equality of opportunity. Democracy doas not make everybody equal in the sense that everybody is a great singer, a great writer, a great doctor . or a great business man. It-simply gives every person who has talent lor success in any field an opportunity to achieve greatness. , One thing that is characteristic of a democracy and not found in a complete measure in any Other type of government is the right to freedom of thought, freedom of speech and freedom of religious worship. Let's keep on working together to keep these freedoms, working with those whom we have chosen to office in our gov,- eminent and seeing to it that they are worthy of their hire. "God grants liberty only to those who love it, end are always ready to guard and defend it." — Daniel Webster. ly. Nov. 13 Guests Sunday, Nov. 6, were the gifts great grandmother, Zula Bell., the ftill Ank- enbauers and the Don Wolfs. NoV. 13 dinner guests of the David Erickson* were Mr. and Mrs. buoine Price of Wesley. Beverly Helmers, daughter of e Harm Helmers visited here last weekend. She is employed in Iowa City at the University Hospitals. Mrs. Elizabeth Post was hostess to the Royal Neighbor. Club Christmas party last Monday evening. Tho Lloyd S. Bohannons, and Lawrence R. Keeses were among 600 at Parents' weekend ait the Christian college, two-year college for women in Columbia, Mo., Nov. 12-13. Their daughters, Ann Bohannon and Pamela Kees, are first-year students at Christian. Glaucona wit to test free liere two days A "Glaucolildbiic" will be in Atgona Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 2? and 30, to screen inter* ested persons for glaucoma, the second leading cause of blind' ness in the United States. Sponsored by the Iowa Lions Sight Conservation Foundation and the Department of Ophthalmology at the university Of Iowa college of medicine, the mobile unit will operate from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Members of the Algona Uons club will provide additional help. Examinations will be torn; tiling fequifeS only a few miniites and is done preferably by appoint. Please call 295-3814 between 1 to 5 daily except Suit day. Beginning at 40, with highest incidence in the fifties and sixties, glaucoma is surpassed only by cataracts as the leading cause of blindness in this country. \Jnr like cataracts, however, glaucoma causes permanent blindness. i Persons With glaucoma suffer from abnormally high inner eye pressure which persists over a period of time and damage progresses so slowly that the victim is usually unaware of his condi lion for some time. Persons who visit the glaucoma testing unit in Algona at the Algcna Hotel will be screened to detect an increased inner eye .pressure which may indicate the ALOONA (law.) ADVANC8-3 MONDAY, NOV. 31, 1W4 presence of glaucoma. Such ex* aminatiohs are made With an instrument called a tonometef which measures the pressure of the eye. Wttlmar professor speaks at Garrigan Professor Ellen Oliver, chairman of the math department of Westmar College, will address GHS math students on November 21 at 10, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Mr. Hench, native of Titonka, Iowa, is accompanying her to talk to students who are interested in math as a career. Mr. Hench is a senior major in math and a student of Professor Oliver. IretheN Dick and J*ck Mc<juill<*K Cascade natives, both are in the flying field. Dick is a United Airlines captain and Jack Is a Mitt tti Jack of BLAKE Funeral Homes "Completely Appointed Homes" at LUVERNE • WESLEY • TIT.ONKA • CORWITH • REN WICK "24 — HOUR AMBULANCE SERVICE" ANNOUNCES ENGAGEMENT Mrs. Frank M. Bondor of West Des Moines announces the engagement of her daughter, Mary Frances, to Mr. John Holt Nikolai of Des Moines, Miss Bondor is a niece of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Hood and has been a frequent visitor here. A February 4 wedding is planned. The bride-elect attends Drake University. Mr. Nikolai is a graduate of Drake and a member of Delta Sigma Pi fraternity. He is employed by Powers Regulator Company. C D of A GUEST NIGHT On November 28 at 8:00 o'clock in the parish hall, .the West Bend Catholic Daughters of America will be host to the seven court "Guest Night". Spe.- dial guests will include State Officers, District Deupties, Past grand regents, and all the women of Saint Peter and Pauls Parish. SORORITY MEET Mrs. Jim Cowaji was hostess to Zeta Xi chapter of p©t§ Sigrp Phi last Monday evening, Mi Marguerite Kaler was guest speaker. Plans for the Fall Bazaar Dec. 3 were discussed. Mrs. T^rry McGuire wclU bg Jiflgte the next meeting which witi Mpadjy eyeing, ^y, $L COUPLES BRIDGE Mr. and Mrs. Richard Thore son entertained their couples bridge club last week Saturday evening. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. W. B. MacDonald. Jerry Cowan and Mrs. MacDonald held winning scores for the evening. BRIDGE CLUB Mrs. D. J. Shey entertained her bridge club Tuesday evening. Mrs, W. B. MacDonald and Mrs. Gordon Winkel had the winning scores. ENTERTAINS Mrs. Waiter Bradley entertained her bridge club Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Gene Hood was a guest. RiBiCCAH CLUB Mrs. Cliff Hoover was hostess to the Rebecca Birthday Club Tuesday evening. Assistant hostess was Mrs. Harriet Sclunitt. ipo'ciur ""• Mrf. Base Sigsbeg entertained her 500 Qub Wednesday eve- mug. Debra Jean and Donna Lynn dajjgltfers of Mr. an^ Mrs. DayUj L. Erickson had their second Wrthdjys, '^11 ;4 •w k >? To Welcome SANTA GLAUS FRIDAY, B E R 2 5 th Santa will arrive on a big red firs truck at 1:15 p.m, and will parade up State Street to "Santa Glaus House" on the southeast corner of the Courthouse lawn. FREE CANDY & 2 FREE Movies Santa will give away 2500 bags of candy until 4 p.m. or until the supply runs out. A 3 Stooges comedy, 10 color cartoon's and selected short, "Monkey Shines" will be shown at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. There is no admission charge! ALGONA WILL GLITTER INSIDE & OUT FOR SANTA GLAUS DAY-DON'T MISS IT! MANUFACTURERS Universal Manufacturing Co. FURNITURE — OFFICE SUPPLIES Bjustrom Furniture Co. Read's Furniture ft Carpets, Inc. Foster's CLOTHING A SHOES ENTERTAINMENT Algona & Starlite Theatres, Tell Paul's DRY CLEANERS A LAUNDRY Marshall & Swift Cleaners Modern Dry Cleaners AUTOMOTIVE HARDWARE Coast-to Coast Stores Gambles Frederick Hardware Store FINANCIAL The Chrischilkes Store Christensen's Style Center Grahams Department Store Leuthold William* (Hub Clothier*) Kirk's Shoe Store J. C> Penney Co, S * L Co. Sheakleys Shi Its Brownbilt Shoe Store, lender's DRUG STORES Hensbruch Drug Rusk Drug & Jewelry Viking Oil Co. Dau's Garage Jack's Q, K, Tire Service Kossuth Motor Co. Taylor Motor Co. Perciva) Motors APPLIANCES » TELEVISION Tom'i Radio i. TV Electronic Specialties North Iowa Appliance Center SEWING MACHINES North Iowa Sewing Machine Co. Iowa State Bank The Security State Bank Home Federal Savings & Loan Assn. VARIETY STORES Bomgaars Ben Franklin Harrison's Variety SPECIAL SERVICES Algona Advance Aigona Greenhouses Consolidated Co-op. Creameries North Central Public Service Co. Post Transfer Co. The Smoke Shop Ludwig's Cafe Reid's Laundry I Cleaning Village JEWELRY Sharp's Jewelry Wiltgen Jewelers Dean's BUILDING Algona Plumbing & Heating Carson's for Color Cowan Corp. Funk Plumbing & Heating P. R. Irons Heating & Plumbing Laing Heating & Plumbing Miller Lumber Co- Saiter's Davis Paint Store Sherwin-Williams Color Center United Building Centers, Inc. FARM EQUIPMENT Algona Flour & Feed Co. Joe Bradley Buscher Bros. Taylor Implement Co. Ernie Williams Algona Implement Algona Product

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