The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 5, 1967 · Page 19
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 19

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 5, 1967
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8-Algena (la.) Upper Dti Mo!n«« Thursday, Jan 5, 1967 THE OLD YEAR IS usually pictured as an old, bearded man carrying a scythe and the New Year a diapered baby with an hour glass. No doubt I am influenced by the large amount of bookkeeping I've been doing lately, but I am wondering if the turning of the year could not also be portrayed by a couple of bookkeeping Guardian Angels, - o - ANGEL NUMBER 001966 (Oh Oh, for short) could be the one in charge of balancing up the accounts of the year Just past. It is his task to record just what items in the 1966 budget were overspent and in which departments there is a balance left over. Angel 221967 (Too Too, for short) is the one making up the proposed budget for the year 1967. They'd have to consult with each other pretty closely because so ri.any of life's accounts are based upon the past. - o - IF I HAVE ANY BOOKKEEPING angels watching over me, I'd be willing to guess that Angel 001966 is pretty smug about what was expended on me during the past year. In fact, he might conclude that I was overdrawn in my blessings department. Oh Oh might remark to Too Too, "Grace was over in the Cloud Nine Department several times during our last fiscal period. She was there for days when we approved her request for a grandchild and sent little William Mark to Kathie and Bill. Are there any more items like this in the proposed budget for 1967?" - o - 221967 WILL GET OUT HIS PENCIL, go to work on his celestial adding machine and finally come up with this considered opinion: "Although no requests have been received for expenditures in Grace's grandchild department for next years budget, it is within the realm of possibility that such vouchers could be approved. In 1967, we have this new column marked Mary Ann and David and there could be some entires there and of course, repeat entries in the Kathie-Bill column. Up here we take care of these things with our Contingency Fund." - o - "I ALSO HAVE AN ENTRY in the Cloud Nine Department for August of my year", 001966 will go on. "That was when her voucher was allowed for the request to go back north for the first time since 1962. She not only saw most of her family, then, she also got to visit with a lot of her readers." - o - TOO TOO WILL REPLY, "She's got the same request in for the Proposed Budget for 1967. We don't know if the Board of Trustees will allow it yet, but the request seems fairly reasonable to me. There's also a request for a trip to Tucson, Arizona, and a plea for an allotment for equal happiness, health and financial security that was in the 1966 budget." - o- "I HAVE TO KEEP REMINDING GRACE", Oh Oh will answer, "that for every single debit there must be a credit. It's practically the bookkeepers theme song. If we have to disappoint her in some parts of the journal, there's sure to be an offsetting entry in another column, last year we got all those vouchers requesting attendance at an Algona wedding. We had to turn it down. Most of the Board of Trustees were willing to approve it excepting one — Uncle Sam and when he vetoes a bill it stays vetoedl But in the asset column Grace gained a fine son-in- law so she really doesn't have too many grounds for protest." - o - "I SEE YOU ALLOWED GRACE more than 300 days of almost perfect weather in 1966" Too Too will say. "She must be living in Florida." "Yes," Oh Oh will answer but six of those days were in Iowa and Minnesota. We did scare her pretty badly for a day or so when Hurricane Alma tried to offset the account with a real big voucher. Only part of it was approved, so she came out in good shape. And Grace was given good health is last year's budget. She should be satisfied if the 1967 budget equals it." - o- "MOST OF THIS CONFERENCE has beei. concerned with expenditures to Grace" 001967 will remark. "What does she contribute to the receipt half of the budget?" Oh Oh will have to admit that Grace usually gets more than she gives. Although she was short in the kind deed department for 1966 she does have some kind thoughts that could be credited to her, quite a bit of hard work and a whole lot of loves. But it looks as if she'll always get more from life's budget than she gives back! - o - I KNOW FOR A SURE THING that if anybody is keeping track, I received more than my share of warm wishes from friends during the Christmas season. Some of them arrived after last week's column. Kay Isaacson wrote from Fort Dodge that she was leaving to meet her daughter, Blrdee in Paris! (France, I take it). There was such a nice picture and letter from the Arnie Ricklefs, there was a lovely Christmas booklet from the Glenn Gabrielsons, a note from Les and Arlene Kenyon and Marie Dutton said she thinks of us every time she looks over to our old house on Williams St. There was a most interesting letter from Fran Weise - they've moved to Mason City but she still reads the column. The Myron Browers wrote from Sioux City — Mary Jo is attending University of Dubuque, Deanne loves her senior year of high school and Steve is as tall as his Dadl I was happy to hoar that Ruth Shierk had recovered from her recent surgery to spend Christmas with Ruth, Jr. in Chicago and her brother in Kenosha, Wis. The Tlngleys (Kathleen Evans) sent their usual note of their busy life, from Sioux City and we enjoyed the letters from Vuanita Rentz, Millie Klamp and former Algerians, Lars and Nora Anfinson of West Union, Mary Corrine Smith wrote that their Christmas is a little sadder this year because of the illness of both their mothers, Dot Smith and Mrs. Fleming. Both such fine ladies and I hope they have speedy recoveries. - o - I HOPE I HAVEN'T failed to mention any of the cards, but you may be assured that each brought a lot of pleasure to our house. I hope that Angel 221967 has a whole bundle of blessings for you in his New Year Budget. - o - AFTER THE RICH FOOD OF THE HOLIDAYS both the budget and our appetities may feel like some casserole dishes, meat loaf and boiled dinners. Heres a recipe for Tuna-Cheese Puff. 8 slices firm white bread 1, 7 ounce can tuna 4 thin slices process Cheddar cheese 2 tbsp. buttet or margarine 1/2 tsp, dry mustard 1/4 tsp. salt 1/8 tsp. pepper 1/2 tsp. paprika 1 tbsp. snipped parsley 2 eggs slightly beaten 1 cup milk Heat oven to 350 degrees. Meanwhile trim crusts from bread lay half of slices in shallow 1 1/2 quart casserole. Drain and flake tuna; sprinkle over bread; cover with cheese. Butter remaining slices of bread on both sides, lay over cheese. Combine mustard, seasonings, eggs and milk. Pour over bread slices, let stand 15 minutes. Bake 50 minutes. Serve cut into squares. Makes 4 servings. GRACE. Bode Couple Observed Golden Wedding, Dec. 26 Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Sorlien, Bode, were honored at a surprise gathering of relatives on Dec. 26 in honor of their Golden Wedding Anniversary. Because Mr. Sorlien's health does not permit him to move about with ease, no Open House in larger quarters was planned. However, the Sorlien children did plan the surprise gathering of some area relatives and friends at the Sor- lien homa for the Dec. 26 date, one -.veek in advance of the actual Jan. 2 anniversary date, while the children and their families were home for the holidays. Magnus A. Sorlien and Mena Brodale Sorlien were married in Bode on Jan. 2, 1917, by the Rev. J. E. Jorgenson, then pastor of St. Olaf Lutheran Church. Attendants were the late Arne R. Sorlien, brother of the groom, and Mrs. Sarah Brodale Zorn, Humboldt, sister of tne bride. Mr. and Mrs. Sorlien are both life-long residents of Humboldt County and have spent their 50 years of married life farming north of Bode. Retired now for several years, they have lived on a farm just north of Bode since 1948, just across the road from the farm where Mr. Sorlien was born. The Sorliens have three children and eight grandchildren. They, together with their son and daughters-in-law, were all present at the Sorllen home both for Christmas and the anniversary celebration. Members of the family were Mr. and Mrs. A. F. (Ima) Seifer and their children, Gary and Joan, Oakland, Calif.; Mr.andMrs.Garwin Sorlien, Ronald, Elaine and Paul, Bode; and Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. Sorlien, Katherine, Rebecca and Jay, Minneapolis, Minn. Home Fireproof Vaults and Chests - protect your valuable records, papers, etc. at low cost$18.75 and up at THE UPPER DES MOINES. Iowa Falls Rites For Richey, 48, Ex-Algonan J. Stanley Rlchey, 48, a former resident of Algona died Monday of last week at his home in Iowa Falls after suffering an apparent heart attack. Funeral services and interment were last Wednesday at Iowa Falls. Born and educated at Somers, Mr. Richey attended Fort Dodge Community College. In 1940 he married Genevieve Hansen of Estherville. From 1943 46 he served with the Army Air Force in India. For the past six years he had lived at Iowa Falls where he was the manager of the Fareway Store. Prior to that time he was connected with the Fareway Store in Algona. Mel Bay of Algona attended the services. Surving are his wife; a son, Dennis; twin daughters, Joan and Judy; his father, J. Floyd Richey of Somers; a sister, Mrs. Truman Anderson of Fort Dodge; and a brother, Charles D. Richey of Brainerd, Minn. Mr. Richey was a member of the Congregational Church, Masonic Lodge and American Legion. For Office Supplies and Mefal Business Furniture visit the Office Supply Dept. of THE UPPER DES MOINES PUB. 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