Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on April 15, 1965 · Page 21
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 21

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\ " in my VEINS" iy INMAN I im reading Barbara Arntonas' story, "Leave Your '* MOseowv" Barbara Armonas' story first attracted na* nterest in the press during the Khrushchev visit in **—' * tt( L evdn wldfe attention when exerpts from Leave Your Tears in Moscow appeared in Life in April, 1961. But until now •«?•-«!! £? Stwy -J*V n ?. vef ^ eft told - NO one Who reads it will fall to be moved by this courageous woman's account of her struggle, for survival in a police state. This is human tragedy, to !^™t^ simple realism and almost incredible restraint — and with the amazing twist of a happy ending* You must read it. In IMOj the tide* el war that were sweeping over io- rope separated Barbara Armona* and her American husband. She and their infant ton were forced to remain in her native Lithuania when her husband and daughter returned to the United States. "Don't worry," her husband said then, "In a law months you can join ma," But the family was not to be reunited for almost 20 years, ( until after Nikita Khrushchev, during his 1959 visit to the United States, promised that Mrs; Armonas and her son would be allowed to leave the USSR. };} ''••'••'' -.-I" »"• book, Mrs, Armonas tells what those years were Ilka and how she survived them. In its everyday details, especially, her story is a continued revelation: ol the war years, when the Armonas farm was literally a battlefied! of her long, bitter exile in a Siberian labor camp; of her imprisonment for unspecified "political crime."; and finally, of the last nerve, •nattering days before she returned to freedom. After her return to the tjnited States, her gratitude for the present mingled with her/shptkoif the'past 20 years brought easy, tears. To quote her, '"I criedivpartly because of happiness and partly for the many I had left behind who have no hope of ever seeing better days. John came in while I was deep in memories and tears. He said, "Barbara, enough. You must leave your tears in Moscow." , ,"I knew he was right. I mutt not live in the past but in the present and for the future. I must do what I can to let others know the truth, the real truth." The annual celebration of Pan .American Day (April 14) was established as a "commemorative symbol of the American nations and the voluntary union of all in one continental community." It is a time when the people of the 21 American re- publicsrrenew friendships and stimulate exchange of ideas and information. This year because of Holy Week, Pan, American Week will be celebrated from April 14 to 24. ••Community programs can be organized by seeking the cooperation of professors and students from Latin America and consular officials from the various countries. Travelers returning from trips to Central and South America can be invited to speak at meetings and to show movies or photo- graphii. Pah American parades, library exhibits, and window displays are effective means of celebrating the event and promoting understanding and friendship. v Whatever steps are taken to highlight this day and week will serve the double purpose of celebrating the union in peace of all Americans and of fostering their mutual sympathy and cooperation. It is worth the effort V;V : ! - ; . , _ Andrew Carnegie provided funds for the construction of the beautiful Pah-American Building in Washington, which serves as the Union's headquarters. We are always proud when Kpssuth county comes into the news with worthwhile -publicity concerning what we are, have done and are dqingy There is-rthe interesting picture of ^?Ke r 4i; ! students in the 1937 clashes of the totts Creek Lutheran parochial school, taken from an old Iowa album. The story goes on to say that all 41 are still living, at least 34 of them in Iowa and many of them still in the Letts Creek-vicinity. The school is still in operation, but there are two teachers now. In 1937 there was only^one. Then there is the fine story • of the Bancroft Catholic youth who with their spiritual advisor and coach, rent and operate the Croft movie theatre. I'mention this because again it proves:what I mentioned a week ago that there are many young people doinng good and constructive things and we do not always hear them. Rather the loud noise Of the few who go astray/obscure the accomplishments of those who are on the right ;track. . ; v ; "..' »N'>-i-'M"M-v»»4fM4f ALGdNA THURSDAY, APRIL 15, i s 25th wedding Swea City — The Ben Wib- bens, Algona, Sunday were given a family dinner for their 25th wedding anniversary. Grace Godfredson and Ben Wibben were married at Algona March 26 and have lived there all their married life, where he is a con- tactor with' the exception of several years when he was in ervice during World War II. The Cecil Godfredsons attended hem at the wedding and he was present Sunday, but she was unable to attend because of illness. The Wibbens have four daughters all of Algona, Mrs. David Hankins, Mrs. Roger Fox, Kathleen and Joy, both at home. They have three grandchildren. The Nels Godfredsons, Bancroft, parents of Mrs. Wibben were present. Mr. Wibben's mother, Mrs. Claus Wibben lives at Livermore, the Wibbens will honor the couple later due to the illness recently of the elder Mrs. Wibben. , Fenton Jean Priebe »»e»ee»eee»»»eee«e-e»«»»» Guests of the Norman Bellin- gers Sunday were the Kenneth Bollingrs and Mrs. Sophie Wichtendahl. The E. C. Weisbrods returned Wednesday after the winter in Long Beach, Calif. Jack and John Munch were Sunday guests. .. The W. E. Laages-attended a wedding reception for their nephew and wife, the David Longs, Des Moines, at St. Thomas Episcopal church in Algona Saturday. The Morris Mitchells went to Charles City Friday for their granddaughter's confirmat i o n Palm Sunday. Noreen Davidson, is the daughter of the Irving Davidsons. The Mitchells plan to stay in Charles City over Easter. COMPLETE PRINTING SERVICE AT THE ADVANCE An Olds SB has everything going for it (including many of America's 'most particular car buyers!) "' . , './"'.' • WLfA 88 Newes}, ' hor8esjpa(?k8|*4 j 8— f Dtlts totes up iUgo! ' 1 'DYNAMIC 88 :- *"'••*, $<>&& »» b>SSe? U??n gvw wiUi prwp new styling and nej||njR» ••«<»«?! i 4?5icubic-iiid> Super Rosfe* V- 8 standard! names! ,ttVUI »OU MV{ . . . SW I,OU« OIPS OUIH . Itook (a Olds for the New! lt«S (OR IIINtK tlljHI. SIAIU IK, P[U» «, 0<MAMIC H, JUSIA8 I, JUSUR «, VlilA CHUIHR Dau's Garage, 125 S. Dodge St. ... s« nw« WM MAIM K« «wu towi y#« IMSP usw u*<~ 3 BIG DAYS Friday - Saturday - Sunday, April 23-24-25 il ALGONA FAIRGROUNDS COMING - - -" MISS IOWA " 24 Dl : '^%^\ Free Favors, Enteriiinm Mark These Dates On Yeur Calendar — APRIL 23-24-25 — THIS MESSAGE SPONSORED BY THESE PUBLIC • SPIRITED MERCHANTS VARIETY STORES Bomgaars Ben Franklin Harrison's Variety FURNITURE — OFFICE SUPPLIES Bjustrom Furniture Co. Fetter's Read's Furniture * Carpets, Inc SEW'NG MACHINES APPLIANCES § TELEVISION North Iowa Appliance Center North lowi Sewing Machine Co. Tom'« Radio & TV SPECIAL SERVICES Algona Advance Aigpna (freenhousef Consolidated Co-op. Creameries North Centra! Public Service Co. Post Transfer Co, Th* Invoke Shop Wi!dron'$ Cafe BUILDING Algona Plumbing & Heating Carson's for Color Cowan Corp. Funk Plumbing & Heating P, R. Irons Heating & Plumbing Kelley Lumber Co. Laing Heating & Plumbing Miller Lumber Co. Saiter's Davis Paint Store Sherwin-Williams Color Center United Building Centers, Inc. JEWELRY Sharp's Jewelry Wiltgen Jewelers INSURANCE Blossom Insurance Agency ENTjRTAINMENT Algona i Starlite Theatres. Tall Paul's MANUFACTURERS Universal Manufacturing Co. HARDWARE Coast-to Coast Stores Frederick Hardware Store Gambles FINANCIAL Home Federal Savings & Loan Assn. Iowa State Bank The Security State Bank DRY CLEANERS & LAUNDRY Marshall & Swift Cleaners Modern Dry Cleaners FARM EQUIPMENT Algona Flour & Feed Co. Joe Bradley Buscher Bros. Taylor Implement Co. Ernie Williams Algona Implement Algona Produce CLOTHING & SHOES The Chrischiltes Store Christensen's Style Center Grahams Department Store Leuthold Williams (Hub Clothiers) Kirk's Shoe Store J. C. Penney Co. S A L Co. Sheakleys Shi It* Brownbilt Shoe Store lender's DRUG STORES Honsbruch Drug Rusk Drug & Jewelry AUTOMOTIVE Behr Standard Service Dau's Garage Jack's 0. K. Tire Service Kc-ssuth Motor Co. Percival Motors Taylor Motor Co. Viking Oil Co.

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