Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on July 24, 1957 · Page 5
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July 24, 1957

Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 5

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^Miss Carroll' Will Challenge Big Field of Ptilchritude- Rita Morrissey to Vie for State Beauty Title at Clear Lake Saturday, Sunday A soft-spoken, blue • eyed Irih girl whose, sun-tanned features match the warm glow of a sparkling personality, resolutely faces tho toughest challenge of her 21 years this wqekend. She is Rita Morrissey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Morrissey of 227 South East Street, Carroll, who will represent this community in the Miss Iowa beau­ ty contest at Clear Lake on Saturday and Sunday. • "I didn't dream I'd win the Carroll contest," she exclaim- , ed modestly. . : "If I had. I probably wouldn't have entered," she said. the Carroll entry who will compete with 19 other beauties for the right to represent, Iowa 1" the Miss America contest at Atlantic City. New. Jersey, is much more intent upon a teaching career than in anything pertaining to beauty contests. Miss Morrissey calmly surveys the publicity attendant upon the parading of charms and personality at Clear Lake as something that could be a pleasant ordeal. "I think it will be fun. but I kind of dread the spotlights," the Carroll entrant said. Carroll "supporters can rest assured they will be well represented when the 5* 4 V brown-haired beauty vies for the state crown. Her measurements are 33'/a-24-35 and her weight is 114 pounds. Serious Outlook Miss Morrissey's serious- minded outlook and inherent love of working with children gives her the clean-cut appearance and attributes of the "outdoor girl." "I love sports such as swimming, basketball, volleyball and hiking," she said.' Miss Carroll leans toward semi-classics in music and doesn't particularly appreciate "rock and roll" music. She enjoys dancing but; isn't especially fond of it in preference to sports. "I giiess I'm just more of the outdoor type," she confessed with a wry smile. "I think traveling is my biggest wish and I'd like to see more of this wonderful country before journey abroad," she related. To Teach in Fall But it's the subject of children and teaching that brings a warm glow to her countenance. A graduate of St. Angela Academy in 1953 and Viterbo College in LaCrosse, Wis., in 1957, she has secured a fourth grade teaching position in North Chicago, 111., and will begin her teaching career this fall. This summer she has been manager of the American Legion Swimming Pool here and feels right at home with the many youngsters who throng to the crystal-clear water on sultry days. "As fourth child in a family of 13, I feel right at home with children," she said. For the talent segment of Tim** H»r«ld, Carroll, Iowa Wtdiwtday, July 24, 1957 the Carroll County contest, Miss Morrissey gave a speech ' on children and books. "I feel there should be variety in reading to satisfy the diversification of interests of children at the intermediate level. They require motivation from parents and teachers to stimulate these interests and that will result in more reading," she said. Miss Morrissey is a firm believer in the contention that children can satisfy their intellectual curiosity from the written word and that they should.be encouraged to do so rather than, rely entirely on the visual aid of television, comic books and illustrations. "Visual education is fine as a teaching aid, but I don't feel it should be used as a crutch on which to lean at the expense of getting learning from words," she said. To Seek Master's The thirst for knowledge, about which she feels so strongly, spurs her own ambitions to continue her • formal education and secure a master's degree in education. LIFE-SAVER ... . should a* emergency arise and a water-logged/'swimmer '.need assistance* That's a role for which Miss Morrissey must be prepared at al times. It's part of ner duties as manager of the pool'and as * senior life-saver among ihf pool attendants. She is shown here. In act at bringingMary Lon" Novy to safety In a staged demonstration of life-saving techniques. (Staff Photo) i. fit , Henry Riesbergs Of Halbur Visit In Boston, Mass. (Tlmrn Herald N*w» Bfirvltw) Harlan Wetzsteins Vacation in Chicago (Tlmmt R>rnM New* Sfrvle*) LAKE VIEW - Mr. and Mrs UATRUR Harrv Ri^hprff of < Harlan Wetzstein and family went HALBUR — Hairy Riesberg of, tft rhipaon Friflnv (nr a fmi , rinve . Boston, Mass.,'returned home after a week's visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Riesberg, and other relatives. He was- accompanied back by his parents, who will remain for a week's visit. They were taken to Omaha by Lawrence Riesberg, flying from there to Boston. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Koenig, to Chicago Friday for a few days visit with relatives and to attend several ball games. Mrs. Charles Warswick went to Battle Creek Sunday to attend morning services in the Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Warswick's nephew, the Rev. Robert Owen, of Bettendorf was the speaker. She was a dinner guest in the home son Steve and daughter Becky of j of her brother, Ray Goodenow. In Cedar Rapids, spent the weekend j the afternoon, Mrs. Warswick at- in the home of the former's moth er, Mrs. Frances Koenig. and Mrs. Koenig's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Schenkelberg. Banns for the'approaching marriage of Verena Eischeid, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Eischeid of Roselle, and Romen Wittrock, son of Mrs. Rose Witt- j rock of Halbur, were announced for the second time Sunday in St. Augustine's Church. ' Mrs. Robert Potthoff and infant son, Alan Dean, returned home from St. Anthony Hospital. tended the funeral of Christina Preston of Battle Creek who had been a patient in the Jacobs Nursing home in Lake View for nearly two years. Mrs. Wilmer Hanson took the following: Mrs. Dick meyer and family have been visiting in the Schmidt home. Fred Simpson of Ft. Madison, j brother of Mrs. C. W. Spencer, i and his daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Meyer of Burlington came Saturday for a week's visit in the C. W. Spencer home. Sunday afternoon and evening guests •were a nephew of the Spencers, Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Hanson and family, of, Coon Rapids. |t Lois Manuel was hostess at a spinster party Friday at the Don Long home* Fourteen friends were guests at an evening of cards and visiting. She served light refreshments at the close of the evening. Molly Mulder of Alton was an out- of-town guest. Jim Long was host to a bachelor party at the 30 acres the same evening. The evening closed with a swimming party in the pit. Fred Ryan of St. Paul, S D., was an out-of-town guest. DAILY TASK Is measurement of chlorine content of water in pool. Here Miss Morrissey used chemicals and gauge device to' ascertain that water is ready for swimming. This is one of many tasks that she has as manager of the American Legion pools (Staff Photo) children of Elleridale. Minn., were Friday until Sunday guests in the Vern Silver home. CONDUCTS CLASS ... as beginning swimmers who is mastering the art of floating. A happy take to neck-deep water in shallow end of pool, group of eager onlookers crowd close to observe and this keeps Rita Morrissey on her toes as the and await turn with their Beauty Queen in- fledgling paddlers learn fundamentals of swim- structor. (Staff Photo) mlng. She is shown here assisting youngsters Huisenga, Hilka Jacobs. Mrs. Burt! Mlss Manuel and Jim Long were Ellis and Mrs. Fred Schoneboom i married Sunday evening in the to Battle Creek for the funeral, j Methodist Church. Mr. and Mrs. Preston Broughton and son. Stevip. of Carroll and C. S. Phillips of Dallas, Tex., were dinner guests Sunday of Mr. CATHOLIC CONGRESSMAN Only Catholic priest ever to be a member of Congress was Father Gabriel Richard, elected to represent Michigan Territory in the House of Representatives in 1823. Ends Saturday KELLY'S SHOE CLEARANCE WOMEN'S SHOES One big table at MEN'S SHOES One rack of Jarman Dress Oxfords at WORK SHOES Wolvartna 6" — 8" — 10" high shoes. KELLYS SHOE STORE No Services in Presbyterian Church At Manning Sunday (Tinw* Herald Nrw* Service) MANNING — There will be no church or Sunday School at the First Presbyterian Church Sunday, August 11. Sunday a.m. during the slimmer, when the morning worship hour is 8 a.m. \ Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Weitzel and ! Mr. and Mrs. Hans Schmidt and son, Bob, attended the wedding of: Don Nutzman and Collepn Weisen- i bach in the Trinity Lutheran j Church at Odebolt Sunday eve-1 ning. j Mr. and Mrs. Jack Smith visit-; ed Sunday in the Merle Dick i home at Cherokee. j Dr. and Mrs. C. D. Gibson en- and Mrs. Don Long Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Leighter and niece, Janice Tinkham, were Saturday evening dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Waller Turnquist at Cherokee. Clem Reuter, who is employed by the Booth and Olson Co., spent Michigan twins celebrated their birthday together. He is 72, which should make her about 40. tertained at a steak fry at their j the weekend with his' wife here, cottage Sunday evening. Guests! He has been at Mt. Pleasant, were: Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Red- Bloomfield, Charles City, Iowa enbaugh, Mr. and Mrs. Garland \ City and will be at Algona for a Schmidt of Sac City and Mr. and ; time. They visited their son and Mrs. Roy Wiedenmeyer and fam- -.v^i u • , ni[ ily of Ennis, Mont. The men had school begins at »•« j hunte d with Mr. Wiedenmyer in Montana. Mr. and Mrs. Wieden- daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Reuter, in Carroll Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Krejci and LET'S FIX That TV or Radio Now EXPERT INSTRUMENT REPAIR HARRIS TV.RAbtO HARRIS MUSIC CO. Dial 2413 10§'/a Watt 5th lets go Dancing Friday July 26 Dance Where Ifs C-O-O-L TONY BRADLEY And His "Lombardo Styled" Band Rockwell City O.E.S. * Benefit Dance- ALHAMBRA TWIM LAKES Harlan Flinks on Outing in Minnesota (lime* Herald .S>w» Service) LAKE' VIEW — The Harlan; Flink family is vacationing at ; Leach Lake, Minn., this week. Mr. Flink is the rural mail carrier and Floyd Parkinson is substituting for him this week. i Mrs. Roy Ferguson and Mrs. JVerl Holmes attended the District fD.A.R. luncheon at Spirit Lake Tuesday, Mr. and Mrs. Burt Ellis and granddaughters, Karen and Judy Peters, of Des Moines will go to DteS/ Moines .Thursday to care for Mrs. Peters. Mr. and Mrs. Robert White of j Des Moines were weekend guests of Dr. and Mrs. W. J. Nichols. Lawrence Stoffregen of Chicago and his brother, Raymond Stoffregen, were Saturday visitors in the W. C. Miller home. SUPERVISION ... of swimmers in the American Legion pool keeps Rita Morrissey busy for long stretches of time as she keeps constant vigil from platform and communications with swimmers by means of public address system 1 . (Staff Photo) SUBSIDIZED SCIENTIST , Napoleon III was one of the first to recognize the potentialities of aluminum. Visualizing it as lightweight equipment for his soldiers, the French emperor subsidized scientist Henri Sainte-Claire Deville in his efforts to find a low! cost method of production. IX)SL £ximcL fUiiL TJtoAAL&A &If* Miss Carroll of 1957 May the joy of your trip to Clear Lake be a long remembered thrill, fulfilling your e,very anticipation. And may continued success be yours. it Congratulations Rita....;. May the Morrissey Family Thank Almighty God for the many Blessings, and one of these Blessings being you, Rita. Win or Lose, Rita, Never Forget, 14 Morrisseys Are Always With You. (Paige & Paige Photo) CHARLEY'S PIACE Remember, if Charity's Place Doesn't Have It, Maybe You Don't Need It I"

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