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MONDAY, MAY 9, WJ I-ALOONA (l«wi) ABVANCt AIM STEM BY JULIAN CHRISCHIUII "Twid KM** I* tall Three "gypsies" ONE OF MY ciders has often told me that one ot the advantages of growing old is that you can speak your mind Without having everyone say you arc outspoken, a "know-it- all" or just plain cynical . . . certainly no one makes this statement truer than ex-president Harry Truman . . . although his step is not as lively and the spring is gone from his gait, his salty comments about current affairs arc still the same. OVERHEARD WHILE our 9-yoar old ton David and 6-year old daughter Sara were playing the other night: "Aw Sara, the Indians just don't ever win!" * * A LOCAL COLOR TV fan has repeatedly written to Ed Brcen, owner of Fort Dodge station KQTV about the poor quality of color transmitted by the station. And in his most recent reply, Ed was equal to the occasion ... he advised his correspondent that there are many fine black and white sets on the market today and why didn't he go down and trade his color set in on one! * * % ALL THE WONDERFUL things said about the movie "My Fair Lady" are certainly true ... it is probably the best musical ever made and if you have an opportunity to see it in Minneapolis or DCS Moines, don't pass it up ... I'd still rate "How the West Was Won" as better but it is dilfi- cult to compare two movies of this type. jV J> *i> MANY BASEMENTS flooded along the Mississippi river were done so purposely ... we are told that when the flood waters appeared imminent, homeowners flooded their own basements with garden hoses — for two reasons . . . to keep the basement walls from collapsing from outside pressure and to (ill their basements with comparatively clean water, rather than the muddy and debris-ridaen river water. THE NEW MODERN post office has lost at least one customer. Bill Geering, who has had the same box at the present post office for 45 years — since 1920 — has cancelled his box and will now have home deliveryl * * * HERE'S WHAT store managers from one of America's largest chain stores were told at a recent midwest meeting . . . when both Negro and white persons apply for the same job, always select the Negro for the position providing the qualifications of both are the same ana there are a sufficient number of colored people in the trade area to warrant hiring a Negro! THREE GYPSIES from the Bel Canto's "Spring Musical" arc from left to right, Mrs. Floyd Holt, Mrs, James Dodds and Mrs. Richard Burt. Their benefit concert will be presented Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The public is invited and no invitations have been issued. A free-will offering will be taken with the proceeds to be used for a musical gilt to the Good Samaritan Home. All members of the chorus will be in gypsy costume for the second half of the program. Two gypsy songs from the "Fortune Teller," Gypsy Love Call and Romany Life will be sung. (Exclusive Advance Photo by Glen Graham.) Campers club is organized at Lone Rock Lone Rock — A Camper's club meeting was held Saturday night at the American Legion hall and a club was organized and named the Drifter's sponsored by the Thompson Camper Sales. Officers were elected as follows, pres., Clyde Lloyd, Algona; vice, Tony Starrman, Buffalo Center; sec.-treas., Russell Jensen, Lone Rock. The first camp out will be May 15-16 at Call State Park, Algona and the second one at Gull Point May 30. Members are welcome to join by contacting one of the officers or Willard Thompson. HOMEMAKERS MEET The Fenton Twp. Homemak- cr's met Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Henry. Schroe- dcr with Mrs. Harold Holmgren hostess. Two lessons were prev sented, one on "Fabrics" was given by Ann Laabs and;the other one on "Care of Perennials" by Harriett Bollinger arid Neva Thompson. The next meeting will be June 1 at the^Swea City Park and will be a picnici Mr. Wm. Christenson and Mrs. A. A. Krueger spent from: Tuesday to Thursday at the Ronald Christenson home at Belgrade, Minn. j Mr. and Mrs. Willis Cotton- went to Rochester Saturday arid' Sunday to visit the Harley Shel- litos. Harley:has gone through the clinic and will be entering a hospital for a couple of weeks. Mrs. Alfred Schulti, Qttdsen, spent Thursday at the home of her mother, Mrs. Maude Blanchard. / ; Mr; and Mrs. E. A. Lee' arid Michael .spent the weekend' at the Ronald . Christenson home, Belgrade, Minn. ' i Gloria Householder, Mirine-' spoil*, Mr. and Mr*. Butyl Householder and family, Omaha, and the Laity Householder family, Algona, spent Easter Sunday at the Glenn Householder home. Mrs, Edw. Blanchard and Mrs. Clarence Kraft attended a birthday party Friday afternoon for Mrs. Dora Schwarzenbach, Fenton at the home of Mrs. Don Hurlburt, Fehton. Guests at the Dale Schroedefs on Easter Sunday were the Dean Meyer family, Paullina, Mrs. Mane Schmeling, Whittemore, Alvin Schmeling, Kansas, Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Kiatt, Fenton, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Lowman, Algona, Mrs, Katie Schroeder and Art, Algona, Mr, and Mrs. Roy Chrischilles and the Ronald Chrischilles family, Fen' ton. Palm Sunday guests at the Dale Schroeders were the Junior Hurlburt family, the Merwyn Hurlburt family and Rachel, Mr. and Mrs. L. Rath and John, the Clinton Rath family, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Shaser and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schroeder. This occasion was also for Susan's 10th birthday. Miss Edith Worthington, Chicago, 111. and Rose flreckert, Big Rock, 111., came for a week's visit at the home of Mrs. Lillian Worthington and were here for Mrs. Worthington's 86th birthday. Many friends called on her on Wednesday. Austin Brown, Bradgate, was a Tuesday afternoon and supper guest at the Harold Holmgren home. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Holmgren returned recently after spending 3 months at Fulton, Texas. They reoprted that three couples, Mr. and Mrs. James Maly, Hayward, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. Charles Peek, Wheatland, Wyo., and themselves spent 6 weeks together there. The men found, out after, visiting' that they had all been .together, in the navy band at the same time during World War I. Recent callers at the Dale Wegener home were Mrs. Dick Underwood and children, Fenton, Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Rath and Cindy, Mr. and Mrs.-Sylvester Brace and boys, Mrs. Russell Thompson, Burt, Mrs. John Thompson and son, Minneapolis and Mr. and Mrs. Gene Thompson and boys. ' ; Mrs. Merwin Marlow spent from Thursday to Sunday visit- WHEN YOU HEAR the name "Corn Belt Barbershop- pers" in the future you should know that it is the Kossuth Barbershoppers that are being referred to ... the group changed their name the other night . . . and will maKe. their first appearance under the new title Thursday night at Burt for the student activities benefit. i Dr. E. W. Ruske or Mrs. Clayton Ditsworth; Lone Rock, Angus Cotton; Swea City, Arlan Van Norman; Wesley, Dr. R. E. Jongewaard; West Bend, Clifford Munson; Whittemore, Farmers State Bank, Mrs. Wm. Ostwald, and Mrs. Geo. Winkcl. Tickets may be obtained in Algona at Sharp's Jewelry, Carson's, Chamber of Commerce and local alumni and high school students. Old Gold cancer! tickets available Tickets for the Old Gold Singers Concert Saturday evening, May 15 in the Algona high school auditorium can be obtained from the following Kossuth participants: Bancroft, Mrs. Donald Welp; Burt, Richard Burmeister; LuVerne, Mr. and Mrs. James Mallory; Fenton, MAY 8th and 9th SEE THE NEW CARS AS SHOWN AT THE AUTO SHOW. Finance your choice at the Iowa State Bank We invite your inquiries on our rates and terms. OWA STATE BANK "Your Partner in Progress" Algona, Iowa The Graduate IS IN STYLE IN A New Suit from ZENDER'S SILK & WOOL MIXTURES IN THE LATEST IRIDESCENT HUES OF: Clay Olive Silver Gray Blue Olives Bronze Charcoals WE ALSO HAVE A LARGE SELECTION OF GRADUATION GIFTS: Shaving Kits Ties Belts Socks Billfolds Sport Shirts ZENDER'S QUALITY CLOTHES FOR MEN & BOYS ALQONA tng it the Don Mouck home at Keystone. She came back to Gdldfield oh Sunday with Mr, iftd Mi*, fay Sfiydef Who visit. ed Sunday at the Moucks. Guests for dinner Sunday at the John Person home in honor of their son, Allen Emil's baptism at St. John's Lutheran church, Burt, were the sponsors, Mr. and Mrs, Walter Dackeh, Mr. and Mrs. Marian Blancliard and Jonathon, Mrs. Woodrow Pettit, Peggy, James and Richard. Allan Evans, Long Beach, Calif, .spent one week during Easter vacation at the Boy Ennen home. He is a cousin of Don's. Mr. and Mrs. Boy Ennen visited in the Henry Olthoit home, Monday afternoon, at Lakota and at the LeRoy Eiincns, Monday evening. The Curtis Olson family attended the wedding Saturday afternoon of her sister Erin Tegland at St. Olaf's Lutheran church at Belmond to Jack W. Metiry of Eagle drove. Mrs. Olson served her sister as in* tfoft of honor, the Don Blanehards went to Minneapolis Sunday to visit their son Mr, and Mrs. ctaig Blanchard, 4-H club news IRVINGTON IDEALS The regular meeting of the irvington Ideals 4-H club was held at Irvington elevator April 24. The meeting was called to order by President Sharon Hix at 1:30 o'clock. Boll call was answered by 11 members. One visitor was present. Minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. The treasurer's report was given. This was the all-day workshop. Each girl brought a sack lunch and made presents for the mothers. Hie club planned its Mother's Day .Tea, to be held May 15 at the home of Jane Neppl. Sharon Hut and Kathy Pruisfflinn plan to say the Country Girl's Creed on that day also. Meeting ad< journed at 2:30. Jane Neppl gave a talk on "Preparing Wood" and Sharon Mix gave a demonstration on "Bemoving old paint and varnish." LOTTS CREEK LEADERS The April meeting of the Lotts Greek Leaders was held with Evelyn and Mark Bierstedt. Two delegates for district camp were chosen; they are Patty Buhnke and Diane Pompe. Conferences and State 4-H camps were also discussed. The meet* ing adjourned with the 4-H pledge, Various games and stunts were enjoyed by all. Judy Wolter is reporter. COMPLETE PRINTING SERVICE AT THE ADVANCE . 111111 m 11 it 1111111111 M i in mm in inn ti t in 1111 n 11 n m 1111 n 111 h The Most Precious Mothers Day Gifts are DONT FORGET .MAY 9 WE one* knew a rising young businessman who gave his wife a wonderful Mother's Day present; breakfast in bed and the firm fatherly car* of the youngsters all day. We once knew a little girl who determined she'd give her mommy a scrumptious gift; she learned a poem! THEN there were the three married daughters who arrived at Mother's bright ami early on Her Day and cleaned the house from top to bottom. One of, them even darned Dad's socks. A busy executive found he wasn't too busy to write his mother a ten-page letter, telling her everything he'd been doing. A teen-age youngster swept out the garage, cut the grass, put up the screens and finished in • blase of glory by making his own room ship-shape, ANOTHER family took Mother on a picnic and for once they let her pick out the spot at which she wanted to stop. JOHN flew home for a visit, Mary called from California, And these were the best pros, ents ever, All of which proves you don't have to deal with us to celebrate Mother's Day; you have to d**l with yourself. Of course, if you're topping things off with • mysterious* gift* wrapped box, we're more than proud to be represented, But we «in't sell you the most precious thing in the world to your Mother — your time «. your thought* TO yourself! §F QUALITY SINCE H7Q"