Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 18, 1965 · Page 2
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 2

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 18, 1965
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"INK m my VEINS " ly MARIAN INMAN H-i-1'»*^^ My salute to the Business and Professional women of our community and nationwide on the 37th anniversary of their federation. In April 1928 the first observance of National Business Women's Week was held. This spotlights the achievements and contributions of working women to their Federation and to society. Women make a valuable contribution -to the nation's labor force. They are serving in the field of health, teaching, politics, business and are educating themselves to rise above the average and achieve distinction and success in the working world. They are being sought out by business and the professions. "The future begin* today. It ii a gift to which we wake each morning. Make u§e of It. Don't throw it away." One of my young granddaughters who spent an eve* ning with me recently questioned the meaning of some words while doing her home work. One of these, academy, we looked up in the dictionary and along with the moaning, high school, society of learning, we found that the word dates back to the days of the ancients when Plato gave lectures in a grove owned by a man named Academus. I have had for a long time a hobby of collecting interesting words and their meanings. It is an education in itself. If you look up a word and find its meaning and associate some event or reason for its orinin you never forget it and you meet it often. Seems like once you make its acquaintance it comes to see you oft.en. Is cop an insulting word or is it a friendlv term? Well, it is neither. The word cop is made up of the initials of the three words, constable of nolice. Instead of saying constable of police, the term was shortened to cop. Did you knew that we get the term honeymoon because centuries ago it was the custom for nowlyweds to serve honey to all guests in their home for • month after marriage. Did you ever stop to consider the origin of the word scrupulous? The literal moaning .of the word scrupulous is to have a stone in one's shoe. Those who have a stone in their, shoe halt, and this halt in going forward gives us the term of caution, scrupulous. The word tip comes from the old phrase, to insure prompt service. In a London tavern it was the custom to put a small box on the table and en the box was nrinted the words, "To insure prompt service." Those desiring prompt service would drop a few coins in the box. I am pleased to hear that my good friend, Alice VanWert of Hamoton has been chosen Iowa Mother of the year. This is a special honor and is well deserved by her. Wo can be assured she will represent us with dignity. When the eight former aids basketball champions were inducted into the Hall of Fame on Saturday niaht I was especially croud to see one of the*e was Virginia Henniges McBride, formerly of Maynard, whose family are my good friends and I could look hack to some triumphant points in her career and see her pony tailed hair flying as she streaked across the floor during the games. Two very fine teams played the championship game and I sat on the edge of mv chair as I watched it over TV. I am sure if I had been a.t the auditorium I would have jump• ed and screamed with the rest. ... ; •" Did you know that the ohr*se "let Georpe Ho it" w«< coined over 450 years aqo bv King Louie XII of France? The kinq had a prim** minister, named George D'Am- bois*. whn wa« so ahl« that h* Hel«»a»t«d an increa«inq number of vexfnn problems to this trust** assistant. The monarch thus left himself free to attend to other royal 'duties. Down through the centuries countless persons have taken the "let George do it" attitude about their family, 'religion, civic and other obligations r— although they have little or no idea who "George" might be. The tendency, for instance, to leave it to others to provide good government has led to the weakening — and even disappearance — of free institutions everywhere. Those, however, who specialize in graft, corruption or subversion never "let George do it." They do it themselves. In spite of these human weaknesses, there is always hope so long as one person after another makes a per* sonal, conscientious and constructive attempt to guarantee responsible government on every level. Few people are aware that the word "govern" comes from the I^atin term "guberno" meaning "to steer a sliip." This thought was illustrated by one man who, said that "a dictatorship is like a high-powered ocean liner. It can go straight ahead at a fast clip. The danger is that it may hit an iceberg." "Democracy," he added, "is like a log raft. You can't guide the thing very well; you wallow all over the place; your feet are always wet." "But you can never sink a log raft," he concluded, "and if you keep trying you eventually get there. That's what we've got to do, keep trying." Despite the often exasperating inefficiencies of self- government, the ship of state will stay afloat if we "keep trying." Thought for the week, "Humans, like horses, cannot kick and go forward at the same time," MONUMENTS - MEMORIALS w JA Dean Kinsman, owner of Algona Monument Co., wishes to remind you trvit there can never be a substitute for a monument . . . pf knowing you marked the final resting place of your departed loved one in the proper manner. Algona Monument Co. offers a wide selection which they can furnish in various »«• e*, styles and designs. If yog with to save, please before you buy, write or call ?t5- 556$ Algona Monument Co-, and let them give you the facts about monuments and markers, both granite and bronze, for cemeteries and memorial Gardens. Mgoni Monument Co, Algona, Iowa 2—ALGONA (Iowa) ADVANCE THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 1965 Scalise . . . (Continued from Page 1) eiice it is highly doubtful anyone, say in Algona, would leek to uptet the applecart. As it is, Algona is the only district badly discriminated against— if the federal idea of what constitutes discrimination is used. The work of the supervisors is mostly with non-urban problems such as township roads and drainage districts. The Scalise ruling seems a bit far-fetched as far as counties such as Kossuth is concerned—and probably also as far as Woodbury's rural problems are concerned. If the Scalise ruling prevails four of the five supervisors would come from Sioux City in Wood bury county. Following is the population for each Kossuth supervisor district and township as given by the 1960 census bureau, and the name of the supervisor for that district. FIRST — Charles Plathc Whittcmorc 1292 Cresco ....... 735 Irvington 654 Garfield .... 505 Rivcrdalc ...."_. ..._ 523 Sherman 456 LuVernc 809 Total 4974 SECOND — Garry McDonald Algona 5702 Union ._ 521 Plum Creek _... 406 Total 6629 THIRD — John Rode Ramsey 466 German 535 Portland 429 Buffalo 1162 Wesley 1032 Prairie 573 Total 4197 FOURTH — Lawrence Ncw- brough Swea 484 Seneca 500 Greenwood 1492 Fenton 1072 Burt 1089 Lotts Creek 587 Total 5224 FIFTH — A. M. Kollasch Eagle 315 Grant 305 Springfield ^ 337 Hebron 388 Harrison '. 1243 Ledyard 1204 Lincoln 498 Total 4290 ANNIVERSARY — Mr and Mrs W. E. Goodson of Van Meter, celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary there .Ian. 11. Both were born in Dallas county and Mr Goodson farmed there near where he was born and raised. Mr Goodson is a young 94 years and Mrs Goodson 91 years young. COASTJO COAST 5-5432 ALGONA t INVITATIONS t NAPKINS, * THANK YOU NOTES A complete election fat viU pleate every Pride, yet &? prices axe Advance Pub. Co. H"H"H"f»M"H«H *-M"f"M»H«f»M"M»M-* •H-+-H"H-*HHH-+4H'-H^-^^ W"HM»»»N»H-'H+ ^^~H"H"H*H-^-M-M- W"H4*M-H«H* Algona stores are ready to serve your every spring need! + LATEST SPRING FASHIONS + NEW FARM MACHINERY t + LAWN & GARDEN NEEDS + LOANS & FINANCIAL HELP + LATEST MODEL 1965 CARS Make Algona yaw Spring Stopping Headquarters for aH yeur needs! You'll Uke Hie FriemHy Merchants. THIS MESSAGE SPONSORED BV THESE PUBUO • SPIRITED ALGONA MERCHANTS VARIETY STORES Bomgaars Ben Franklin Harrison's Variety FURNITURE — OFFICE SUPPLIES Bjustrem Furniture Co. Foster's Read's Furniture A Carpets, Inc SEW'NG MACHINES APPLIANCES A TELivTSIQN North Iowa Appliance Center North Iowa Sewing Machine Co. Tom's Radio & fy SPECIAL SERVlggi Algona Advance Aigona Greenhouses Consolidated Co-op. Creameries North Central Public Service Co, Post Transfer <Jg, The Smoke Shop Waldron's Cafe PRY CLEANERS * LAUNDRY Marshall A Swift Cleaners Modern Dry Cleaner* DRUG STORES Honsbruch Drug Rusk Drug A Jewelry JEWELRY Sharp's Jewelry Wiltgen Jewelers BUILDING Algona Plumbing A Heating Carson's for Coter Cowan Corp. Funk Plumbing i Heating P. R. Iron; Heating ft Plumbing Kelley Lumber Co, Lajng Heating 4 Plumblnf Miller Lumber Co. Sairer's Davis. Paint Store Sherwin-Williams Color Center United Building Centers. Inf.. FINANCIAL Home Federal Savings A Loan Assn. Iowa State Bank The Security State Bank INSURANCE Insurance Agency AUTOMOTIVE ithr Standard Service Dau's Garage Jack's Q< K. Tire Service Kossuth Motor Co. Percival Motors Taylor Motor Co. Viking Oil Co. HARDWARE Coast-to Coast Store* Frederick Hardware Store Gambles ENTERTAINMENT A Starlite Theatre?. Tall Paul'* MANUFACTURjRS Universal Manufacturing Co. CLOTHING A SHOES •* The Chrischilte* Store Christensen's Style Center Grahams Department Store Uuthold William* (Hub Clothiers) Kirk'* Shoe Store J, €• Penney C«. S A L Co. Sheakleys Shi It; Brownbilt Shoe Store gender'; FARM EQUIPMENT Fleur A Feed go, Joe Bradley Buffhtr Bros.. Implement Co. Ernie Williams Implement Product 111 i i mi i i i n i i MI MI i HUM i i i n 11 1 11 H.H- i 11 it

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