Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on February 15, 1965 · Page 8
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

Algona, Iowa
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Monday, February 15, 1965
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t—ALOQNA Q«w» AbVANCt MQNbAY, M-B. IS, IMS *I'NK in my VEINS n By MARIAN INMAN On the day Sir Winston Churchill's funeral was televised, l tuned in early in tne morning and cmignt mis poignant nine scene via Jeistar. Vvalcncu ior a iiasii bacK an uay oui never saw it again. Queen Elitabeth, slim »nd sweet in » simple suit and Hnnce Hhinp with their young son Prince chnries were walking up some high steps, possibly the Cathedral. Walter KronKire announced tnem. 1 hen the picture turned to the base ot the steps where Lady cnorcniil appeared seemingly atone tor a moment, among ell the uniformed personnel, mr fvronkite said, "Laay Lhur- chill" tnen hesitated. She reached out her hand grop- ingiy, as tnougn to grasp sir Winston's arm, to stanu uy his kiae as she had through all the years, then seemed to realite, he had gone on ahead. The picture flashed off and former President Eisenhower was snown giving lus farewell mossuge to ms goud ifiend bir Winston, my neart and my hand reached cut ovur tne miles to grasp i^ddy Churcmil s hand in sympathy. 1 know tne aazcd, lost muling she was experiencing in those first lonely hours. "But tins will pass, and whole the sad winds sang, DUds will green the hills ot some tomorrow." When the prites were being distributed at the Federal Land Bank dinner, Glen Graham, who was MC for this part, announced a prue of a topless bathing suit to a size 12 who was brave enough'to raise her hand. After much urging, still no on* responded, and on a fun impulse, I did *o. Amidst the general laughter I received the prize, a box of candy. At the Valentine brunch tor my sons and famines the 20 of us will wear it becomingly. Brotherhood week is observed as a reminder to nil of us that we are brothers, that we have a responsibility toward eacn otner, that even tnough we are of diit'orcnt races and creeds, we need each other. This feeling of brotherly love must start in our own hearts, its influence will spread into our families, into our communities, and our. world. Our great hope is for peace, a peace of dignity and freedom. As U. 5. citizens we have enjoyod many freedoms, freedoms our forefathers fought tor. Our great responsibility is to protect our right to speak, to think, to work, to worship as we will. To keep our .nation strong, its citizens must work together in goodwill and understanding, and we must also accept responsibility for our brothers in other parts of our world. • , ^_. M It is in our hearts and homes that we must plant the seed of understanding and carefully tend and guard that it may blossom into full bloom, bven though we think our neighbor is a bit peculiar, let's look into his heart and his dealings and try to understand him. We are so quick to criticize what we do not understand. And to feel brotherly, neighborly, we must understand each other. You know, he probably' feels we are a bit peculiar also. And while we are working together here at home in brotherly understanding it will not be difficult to continue the programs, the exchange visits, the assistance we-have given our brothers in the other.countries of o'ir world who need our patience and understanding; Tolerance is a word we use freely. Webster says, "Tolerance is a willingness to be tolerant and patient toward peoples, whose opinions or ways differ from one's own." We must be patient and understanding, folorant, but we must be careful .not to carry this too for. Wo could do this if we say,we tolerate Communism. As loyal U. S. citizens, we have a. responsibility to protect ourselves, our country and our suppressed brothers in the . world. We do not tolerate the devil and his works and .pomps, so Communism, an evil force toward good, we must withstand. If we say welcome to subversive ways we share in its tvil works. I believe that we are now on a testing ground. Faith in God must be the force that sustains us. now. With that faith we go forward, not backward. . Our faith has been wavering a bit and that is why we do not gain in our fight for peace. Faith in God adds invincibility to the might of our material strength, while lack of faith renders it important. We have a definite challenge to renew faith in God, and faith in man. And faith in God is belief in man. This is our Christian brotherhood responsibility. It is our citiien responsibility, A short time ago I read a short story that concerned brotherhood and understanding of a new young couple in a small town. Of their lonliness and heartaches until they were finally understood and accepted into what had boon a tightly fenced-in community. At a neighborhood gathering the fences were torn down and this is the prayer that was raid, Let us never forget, O Lord, that each man is a neighbor unto the next, no matter if they dwell <> stone's throw, or miles apart. If ever we meet a man, we think to be a stranger, by his garb, or manner, or spotch, let us look into his heart. If therein we find honor, kindness, and good will, he is not a stranger. He is our friend, our welcome neighbor, our brother. ENJOY an evening off FUN and HARMONY at the 6th ANNUAL Barbershoppers Parade Show AT ALGONA HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM Saturday, February 27 7:30 p.m. featuring 2 CHAMPION QUARTETS Kippers & Astro-Naughts with Kossuth Chorus *nd other*. Gft tickets n«w from any Barbershopper or reserved seats «t Rysk Drug in Algona. Whittemore girl married at West Bend Whitteffiere — Nattcy Schmeling, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Scluncling, and Dentils Howe, Lone Rock, were married Jan. 16 at Peace Lutheran church in West Bend. The double ring ceremony was performed by Rev. Walter C. Oster- mcier. Mrs. Tim Klein was organist. Mrs. Don Olaser, Algona, was maid of honor and Keith Will, Sterling, Neb., was best man. Ushers were Tim Klein and Gus Bcrninghaus Jr. The reception was held in the church parlors. They are living in Omaha where he is attending school. GUESTS AT C.D.A. Mrs. Elliott Waldschmidt, Mrs. Jim Butler, Mrs. Tony Buscher- fcld, Mrs. Arnold Kollasch, Mrs. 1cm Kollasch, Mrs. George Bcsch and Agnes Locbach at- ended a party for officers and past Grand Regents of the .D.A. at St. Benedict Monday. Mrs. Buscherfeld was one of the )rize winners. TO MINNEAPOLIS Mary K. Loebach, St. Vincent's, Sioux City, was a weekend guest of her pa'rents, the Joe 11. Locbachs. Her father .ook her back to Sioux City Wednesday to get her clothing and other possessions as Mary will begin work in Mount Sinai hospital in Minneapolis, Feb. 15. BROTHER IS DEAD Mrs. Bertha Uhlenhake went to Omaha for funeral for her brother, Henry Neuman, last Monday. Mr. Neuman lived here several years ago. He was hos pitalized most of the time for more than a year with cancer. WED 57 YEARS The Joe Priesters had their 57th wedding last Sunday evening with a dinner and cards at Van's Cafe, Algona, with their children and some grandchild ren present. Observe 40th anniversary MR. AND MRS. ,Ted yan Hove, Titpnka, will celebrate their 40th wedding..'Sunqay; Feb. 21, at an open house at the. .Good Hope Lutheran church!from 2 to 4 p.m. A program is planned for 2:15 p.m.,The,'attendants at.-their wedding were Mrs Simon Smidt. and Hdhr'y Van Ho"ve\ arid both will be present at the anniversary. NoMnyitation^ are being'sent. The nine daughters and sons plan to be {present.' ;1 Mrs. Win. Meyer tt had the Jolly 500 club Tuesday, M«. Jim Besch, Mrs. Herman Kollasch, and Mrs. Lucy fiesch won pris- es. Mrs. Jim Besch will have the March meeting The Seeiy-Walsh Legiofl Auxil* iary will meet Feb. 16. Servers Will be Marie Schmeling, Cecelia Elbert and Olga Braatz. Bob Gengler, Bill Gengler, Andy Elbert and Francis Kollasch went to Cherokee Monday for Bill Mot-march's 80th birthday. Bill came back with the men and entered Burt Rest Home, Kecent visitors with Mrs. Ei« da Simonson were the Roy Si* monsons, Rolfe, and Merlin Si» monson, Northfield, Minn., and Roy left the next day on the People to People Tour to South America. The Kossuth Legion Auxiliary meeting was postponed front Feb. 9 to Feb. 16 in the Whittemore Legion hail. Mrs. Orville Lauck, Vonnie and Debbi, visited recently at Carl Simmon's, Armstrong. Mrs. Marie Schmeling spent Monday in Algona with her mother, Mrs. Kate Schroeder. The Nick Genglers, Lotts Creek, were recent visitors at H. R. Zumach's. The Ernest Meyers visited Sunday at Edwin LJeb's, Lone Rock. Mrs. Ralph Fandel went to Fort Dodge Thursday to help her daughter, the George Dres- ens, move to LaCrosse, Wis. The Dresen family, the Michael Fan- dels and Donald Fandels, Cedar Rapids, were weekend guests at the parental Ralph Fandel's. The Ferd Bierstedts, Fenton, were recent guests at Theo. Bierstedt's. The C. R. Kollasches were Sunday visitors at Andrew Laubenthal's, Algona. Dem Kinimert, owner of Alflonn Monti* mont €•.> wlihei fa remind you th.it thtrt can never be i substitute for » monument ,, , of knowfrtf you marked the final rest* Ing piece of your departed loved one In the proper manner. Algona Monument Co. offer* a wide selection which they can furnish in various sites, styles and designs. If you wish to save, please before you buy, write or call 295- SMS Algona Monument Co., and let them give you the facts about monuments and markers, both granite and bronte, for cemeteries and memorial Gardens. Alfona Monument Co. Phono 295.55*5 Algona, Iowa ATTEND FUNERAL Several relatives from here attended the funeral for Peter Mertz, 84, at West Bend Thursday in St. Peter and Paul's Catholic church. Elda Baas had the South Side card club Tuesday. Mrs. Amanda JRuhnkc, Mrs. Cleo Kautsch and Marie Schmeling won prizes. Mrs. Kautsch was a guest. Mrs. Ralph Fandel had the 7- up club Monday. The Frank Dogotches Jr. (Mary Ann Koppen) have a daughter born Feb. 8, :6 Ibs. ;6.;> pz. They now have four girls, and one boy. , "' -V^""]' The Ralph Walkers and datigpj ters, Nancy and Mrs. Roger; Di-eyer and her husband, Sioujx : City, left recently for' California for two Weeks. They planv'.fo stop to see relatives at Tucson,Ariz., and will visit Ralph's brother, Carl, at Long Beach. : They plan to do a lot of 'sightseeing.- '..-••:•/ ; : The Lester Fuchsens attend ed the golden wedding; of -her aunt and uncle, the John .Die-' dericks in Michigan, last weekend. • ..'••(;',' .The. Nicke 'Koppens wfere guests last Monday at Wm. Grid- dings', Burt. ' ' ;; ;f The Henry Kaschmitters, Sheldon, visited relatives here Tuesday. * j The Herman Kollasches had. the Scatter club Wednesday. Joe H, Loebach, Mrs. Robert Walker, the Lawrence Kirsches and Mrs. Leo Kollasch won prizes. . } The Joe Loebachs visited the Vincent ..Salzes Thursday. Sunday, visitors were • the George Kjars, Rodman. . Anna Mae Besch, daughter of :the Ed Besehes, entered St. Ann hospital Monday for observation. "The Richard Strueckers, Nevada, were' Sunday guests at Paul Meyerls; near Rutland. The James Kressiris and Mrs. Edwin Gade were Sunday callers. . Mrs.,;Ed.win Gade and the Henry "Sheppmans, Algona, were Tuesday guests at J. P. Studer's, Algona. . Gary Harm, emplo:«3d at O'Hare International airport at Chicago, has received a transfer to San Francisco, Calif., and the family is now living at Redwood City,; Calif,/ '''The Henry Muellers had the Pinochle club Monday. Frank Fqley, Mrs. Gertrude Kollasch, Frank Piekarski, Mrs. Wm. Fandel and Leo Walters won prizes. Mrs. Joe Pricster had the Pinochle, club Monday. Mrs. Gertrude Kollasch won high, Mrs. Elizabeth Loebach low. THAN SORRY \ DOH'T LET A STORM STRIKE YOUR POCKETBOOK... INSURE! FRESHMEN BUILDER — David Kinzenbaw, a freshman at Iowa Valley school, is building his own light tractor in voca tional agriculture shop. He is using a 16-horse engine from a baler, a front end from a 1939 Ford and rear end from another Ford plus iranmissions from two pickups. The tractor is completed enough that he has given it a short "back and forth" test run in the school shop. RETIREE — Dale Springer of Red Oak retired after 30 l /b years with the soil conservation service. He began his SCS career in 1934 in the Shenandoah office and since 1940 has been with the Montgomery county soil conservation district office. »»»+»»»»»»»»»»»»»000'»»+0»00 0000000000 »»00000000+0+»»+0+»0+»»+»»»»»»»»»»»»< Storm damage may happen any time, but at all times, proper farm insurance cover- .age can make sure you don't suffer financial loss. Cost is . low, Check with us. We write all types of farm insurance BLOSSOM INSURANCE COMPANY Phone 5-2735 109 S. Dodge i I As seen on the cover of MODERN BRIDE Because of the Blizzard — Weekend Specials from last Thursday's Ad good through Wednesday, February 17! The Ingenue lilhouette, fragile and lovely in imported KJ NeeWint if tn?ircl«d with 3-D Yenise lace. §kirt sweep! 19 8 W9'»«a<* choptl train, White pnly- Also available with plain te«l 'eltiWl "A complete wedding including FREE WEDDINQ BROCHURE" SHEAKLEYS "Algona's Fashion Center For Women & Girls" Specials Good Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday BUTTER-NUT COFFEE 3 \ '1.98 With $5 Grocery Order BEEF ROASTS ( GIANT TIDE 59 With |S Grocery Order RAY'S CHILI 5 300 cans 5 1 With $$ Gr««try Order ib. 49 Ron & Jack's Food Store - OPEN IViRY NITI <1U 140 P.M.«SWNPA¥| FROM «:30 T§ NOON -

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