Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on January 29, 1965 · Page 13
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 13

Algona, Iowa
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Friday, January 29, 1965
Page 13
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*}••*»•••**••••*•••••••§• (Please excuse if this column isn't in character this week, But it is such a comfort to know this was written in 1952 when the person written about could understand and know. May others also take the opportunity when it comes to say what they feel and should say — and not regret never having said it until too late.) THERE is an old saying that mothers lose their sons to another woman, but never lose their daughters. Perhaps it is just as true that fathers lose their daughters to another man, but their sons are' never gone. This is the 50th anniversary of the Advance, and also about the 50th anniversary, give or take a few months, of the advent of the senior editor first becoming a father. Now that probably doesn't mean a lot to many people, but it was an occasion for both the senior editor and the fellow who writes this column. Daughters tell their most innermost thoughts to their mothers, but sons, for some reason, never get around to telling their fathers their thoughts. Daughters can mush up to their parents, tell them what they think of them, and get away with it. A boy is a clumsy animal at best, and he might stumble around some endearing words for his mother, but when it comes to his father, it's there but it doesn't come out. He grows rapidly out of the "My pop can whip your pop" stage. * Back over 60 years ago a bunch of boys were .playing at Goldfield, and decided to ride a freight train out of town to the; "¥" grossing, hop off, and walk back to town, It was a custom of the day and about the only fun a fellow could have in those days. One was about 14 years old, and as he jumped he hit a tele* graph pole, and was knocked back under the wheels of the train. His left arm was mangled, and had to be taken off> It was some weeks or months before the wound healed. There was no penicillin, sulpha, or similar drugs in those days. And as that boy lay in his bed he realized that baseball days were over — that forever and ever he would have but one arm. And as he lay there and thought, he decided that he would never be a "tin cup and pencil" man, but would make his way just as if he had two arms. * He studied, went to Iowa university, edited the university Hawkeye, led in debating, was a founder of Sigma Nu fraternity, was graduated at Iowa with a Ph. B. degree, was graduated at Drake university with a law degree, and was admitted to the bar as a lawyer. A lawyer needed a brain, and one arm more or less wasn't important. * To get by the "starvation" Alqong Kotjutb County r- -,,xa.f~mr—-r-m i «r—i mr-TMi „.,....,.,.-- mT . (^ THURSDAY, JAN, 21, IMS - ALOONA, IOWA Extension officers DOES CONGESTION . . . keep you awake at night? Make you feel miserable all day? Then you want relief and want it fast! And that's just what you get when you take SYNA-CLfiAR Dccongestant Tablets. One exclusive "Hard-Core" Tab- lei gives up to 8 hours of relief! Just 3 tablets give rour.d-Uie-clock corn* fort. Restores free breathing; rclievea headache. Lets you sleep through the vntire night. Wake up clear-headed, clear-eyed. End needless suffering now-get SYNA-CLEAR in the blue and white -art on today. Satisfaction guaranteed. At your druggist's. And remember, SYNA-CLEAR relief lusts longer, so it actually costs leg*. SYNA- CLEAR DECONGESTANT TABLETS HONSBRUCH DRUG Algona >eriod he took up newspapering jack in Goldfield, married the daughter of a pioneer in the Lu- Verne neighborhood. Looking the field over he decided Algona could use another good lawyer. So he took his bride to Burt, where to eke out the required Living he also ran the Burt Monitor. To get a start as a lawyer required one of two things in county seat town. One was to be county attorney, and the other was to be clerk of courts. So he ran for clerk of courts was elected and moved to Al gona, all ready to hang out his shingle when his term was over He tried for the second term and won it, but in winning he lost the most valuable asset a lawyer can have — his hearing Campaigning in horse and bug gy, snow, ice, cold, rain, or what have you, led to continual colds, developed into a condition that hardened the ear drum that produces the sound sensation. At Burt the first child had been born. Another was born in Algona. A family had to be fed, clothed, and sheltered. * No tin cup fellow, that guy. He ran for a third term, got in, and in the two years decided that newspapering was the way. The opportunity came to buy the Advance. Nothing half way about it — the Advance was going to be the best danged paper that Algona had ever had. * Tough times came, bills piled up and had to be paid, the war took the men from the linotype and the press, but by working days and nights and in between the paper was squeezed through some tough days. Five boys were helped or put through university, the Advance was kicked, worried, and wrangled into a newspaper that Kossuth people decided they wanted in their homes regularly. In doing all that the guy never took advantage of anybody, never did an unkind thing, gave more than he ever got, took a lot more than he ever dished out, always thought people were pretty nice, and his toughest con damnation of anyone was, "He's a stinker." You know, a fellow like that wears an awful big pair of shoes, PICTURED ABOVE are the rtewly elected officers of the 1965 Kossuth County Extension Council. Left to right are chairman, Karl Kiilsholm, Algona; vice-chairman, Wayne Lynch, Fenton; secretary, Mrs Albert Johnson, Corwith; and treasurer, Mrs Aug. Brandt, Swea City. Two of the council's main responsibilities are planning and carrying out the county educational program, reports Galen DeValpis, County Extension Director The five areas covered are agriculture, home economics, 4-H public affairs and community service. i' Ottosen church holds annual meet Thursday Ottosen — The Trinity Lutheran congregation met Thursday night for its annual business meeting. . Devotions were given by the Rev. Robert J. LeMont. He also gave the pastors report. The following reports were given: Luther League, Gloria Tofte- berg; Treasurer, Oscar Oppedahl; Financial Secretary, Allan Watnem; American Lutheran Church Women treasurers report, Mrs. Carroll Olson; Sunday School report Mrs. Charles Welter, Choir report Mrs. Richard Kinseth. The following were re-elected, deacon, Percy Watnem; trustee, Carroll Olson; secretary, Louis Mrs. Edward Zinnel celebrated a birthday Wednesday. Afternoon guests were Mrs. Caroline Telford, Mrs. 1. E. Movick, Mrs. Lorcn Daniel and Margaret Holt. In the evening Mr. and Mrs. Zinnel and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Telford and Larry were dinner guests at the Richard Krause home at LuVerne. This dinner was in honor of Mrs. Zinnel's birthday. The Ladies Rural Club met Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Eugene Hofius. Mrs. Kcr- mit Fowler read the scripture. "Juanita" was sung. Ten members answered the roll call. The anniversary party will be held at the schoolhouse Feb. 13. The committee will check on a drinking fountain for the town and report by the next meeting. Mrs. Annie Leist gave the lesson. Happy Birthday was sung to Mrs. Edward Zinnel. Mrs. Roy Telford had the recreation. Mike Coyle has had the following recent visitors, Allan Wehr- spann, Dean Telford, Roy Enockson, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Long, Chris Anderson, Margaret Holt, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kampen and Scott, Eldon Meyer, Mrs. H. D. Benson, Mr. and Mrs. Harold N. Johnson of Thor and Mrs. John Coyle of Eagle Grove. Tuesday night the Kampens and Eldon Meyer showed slides at the Coyle home which were taken locally. Mr. Coyle is recovering from a fall on the ice and is now able to walk up town. CONGO DOCTOR — Dr. M. Jacobson; Financial Secretary, G. Ericsson, who with his wife Allan Watnem, Treasurer, Oscar Oppedahl; Sunday School Supt, Mrs. Charles Welter; Organist and Choir director, Mrs. Richard Kinseth. The following are new off!? cers: Barrel Jones was elected head usher, Mrs. Ivan Evenson, assistant Sunday School supt., Percy Watnem is the delegate to the district convention in June 'and Oliver Christiansen alternate delegate. • \ ' -™—-- 1 Do Your Grocery Shopping The Easy Way -Call 5-3762- order by Phone! We Deliver twice daily EAST END GROCERY led from the Congo only week before another doctor was shot, spoke on a program in Marengo :his month. Dr. Ericsson who is from Cedar Falls showed slides of Africa during his talk which \m\s sponsored by the Kiwanis Club. Three Sentral students win band honors Lone Rock — Kathfyn Bier- stcdt, daughter of the Howard Bierstedls and David Matthicson and Mary Lou Larson, Sentral high school students won chair positions in the festival band to perform at the 10th anual festival Feb. 6 at Cherokee, sponsored by Northwest Iowa Bandmasters Association. The students won their places in an audition last Saturday at Storm Lake. It will be a new experience for Kathryn, sophomore clarinet player. LIVELY ROCKETS The Lone Rock Lively Rockets rl-I Club met Thursday evening, 'an. 21st at the home of Patsy McClcish. Installation of officers was held — President, Elen Lynch; vice pres., Kathy Binzen; sec., Linda O'Donnell; reas., Phyllis Cherland and Historian, Nadine McClcish. 12 nembers answered roll call with Habits I see in other people that I. like. A talk was given by Kathy Binzen. Ellen Lynch and Nadine McClcish also gave talks. Demonstrations were given by Patsy McCleish and Joan Binzen. The hostess gave a tour of a bedroom and showed a Personality Book. Mrs. Willard Thompson was a guest mother present. Susan Lynch is the reporter. Pastor Russell Dacken and his mother Mrs. Marie C. Dacken, Winona, Minn, were Friday night guests at the A. A. Krueger and E. A. Lee homes. They came to attend the funeral of Mrs. Dacken's niece, Mrs. Louis Reidel, at Burt on Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Schultz and Mr. and Mrs. Chet Alme, Ottosen visited this week at the home of their mother, Mrs. tfaucte Blanchard. A special "oral polio booster" >fogram is being offered in the Sentral schools for children arid others in their families below 18 years of age. The program is under the direction of a local doctor in cooperation with the state department of health. Dr. W. W. Jolley will be at all Sentral schools during the first part of February to give polio booster feedings. From one to three "eedings 6 weeks apart will be given, depending on the number of previous oral vaccinations. 95 — George J. Meyer, Rockwell, observed his 95th birthday Jan. llth. Born in Bavaria, he came to Iowa in 1885 and was pioneer settler in Grimes Township where he farmed until moving to an acreage near Rock- well., HEADQUARTERS For ZENITH Color TV and BLACK & WHITE — Free Demonstration — North Iowa Appliance Center 5-381C Algona Join the parade of farm families who are getting the seed and equipment they need by financing through The Security State Bank. Fast — friendly — courteous service and economical too. "We like people like you like ..." ventory TED A ELAINE VERA The Tiger of the year was just named Car of the Year by Motor Trend. If that isn't enoggh of a .hint, try Quick Wide-Track. (This Is their year.) Or Turbo Hydra-MatIc, the new transmission you can order that doe's away with roaring between shifts. Coupled with any of the quicker engines for the '65 Pontiac, it saves the roaring for whenever you need it. When you don't need it, the extra-potent engines let you just loaf along. This loafing gives you the kind of economy you wouldn't expect from a looker like the '65 Pontiac. See Tl{|$r your Pgntlac Dealer. He'll §how yoy all 32 Pontiacs that are the "Car of the Year," They're the buy of the year, too. * fU* CHIEF. 6RANO PRIX. CATAUN*. z+j. REMANS, GTO AND TEMPEST AT YOUR AUTHORIZE!? PONTIAC SCHULTZ BROS. South Phillip* $tr*ft AIGONA Sayings Guaranteed PRIC AND MORE ON ALL WINTER MERCHANDISE '•;*'• *•, »- 'm oMLt SATURDAY ''Alg'ona's Fashion Center For Women & Girls"

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