The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 31, 1967 · Page 20
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Just had a letter from my cousin, Julia Cady, Mason City. Just how lucky can you be? She writes "Two weeks ago I was invited to go on an all-expense paid trip to Hawaii. An old friend in California has struck it rich and has set up a trip for another friend and me. We leave here Feb. I to be gone three weeks. This includes a few days with Pat In San Francisco (we start from there) and return via Los Angeles, so I will see Jerry a few days. Isn't that fabulous? This other girl is going to stay out with Hazel, who liv.es In Oakland for a few weeks, but I have to be back to work. We fly the whole way. At first it didn't seem possible such a thing could happen to me. Hazel and Grace are both In mid 70*8 and as Hazel says "It's later than we think and I'm going to have some fun. The tour is planned to see EVERYTHING." * * * When I heard of the Bomgaars store fire in Sioux City I wondered if it was connected with the local Bomgaars so I phoned Mrs. B. She said "No, but the owner, William Bomgaars, is a brother of my husband and has five stores in the Dakotas and vicinity. They were oh a trip to Hot Springs, Ark., and the Bahamas. * * * „ 1 have no further reports from Mabel Livingston, hospitalized in Phoenix, except it is a nerve ailment, will respond to medication, but the nurse warned her "If you get out of bed, Til strap you in", and with a threat like that, Mabel probably smiled and said, "I'll be a good girl." All of us are rooting for your speedy recovery. * * * Along with the hospital line, Leota Geigel brought me a picture and item from the Mason City paper picturing my cousin, Dr. Gerald Cady (Jerry to us) He is Cmijr. Cady, a 15 year mem'.er of the Navy Medical Corps and is now at San Diego, Calif, in the world's largest naval hospital and is an assistant orthopedist. The hospital has 2400 beds and is nearly full most of the time. They are cared for in 50 bed wards, by 160 staff doctors plus 180 residents and Interns. Dr. Cady is in line for promotion to captain. * * * Another picture Leota gave me was of the professional musicians band that played in Clear Lake In 1923. Among them was my uncle Willis (Pat) Cady who played trumpet. We used to call it cornet. It was during one of these concerts he suffered a severe nose bleed and was forbidden by his doctor to play any more. He died four years later of a heart attack. He had been troubled with high blood pressure. * * * Mrs. William T. Becker was doing some winter cleaning when I talked with her the other diy. We got to reminiscing on the "good old days" when the rugs were put face down oa the nice clean snow, then the very life beaten out of them with a wire gadget called "carpet beater". Anyhow, the dust was. whammed out and the rugs were brought ..by Evelyn in clean as a whistle. But think of the simplicity of using a vac- um cleaner now. And lace curtains were starched, put on stretchers, then put on rods, hung, and puckered in fancy arrangements. I've even seen artifical flowers, but thank goodness we never went th.it far. I knew a woman who just loved do-dads and went aH out for doilies and antlmacassers, andi I've seen her space heater covered in summer with a velvet and fringed cover, a battenberg doily on top of that and a glass dome dingus over artificial flowers to add to the general confusion! * * * Esther Willason's son Don of Waterloo gave her a Hippelast- rum (Whewl I hope I have spelled it correctly) amaryllis for Christmas. It has reached the height of two feet and has seven blossoms. It is so unusual she has had coffees to show it to friends, Mesdames Maude Robinson, Amy Priebe, Clara Maasdam, Clara Cruikshank, Ruth Cruikshank (Miss), Helen Richardson, Margaret Brayton, Amy Geering and Florence Furst. * * * We had asparagus for supper last night and I saw a black "something" under one corner. I thought it might be a mushroom as the soup is used here often. I decided to Investigate and eat it separately. Instead of the welcome mushroom, there was the biggest, blackest, nastiest looking spider I-ever saw. I said to the nurse who had served the tray "Ugh - I certainly don't want THAT" and shoved my plate away. She burst into laughter it was a rubber deal, just for a gag, and she nearly got the "GAG" all right, for I was ready to dispose of what I had eaten. Well, of course I went along with it - it was all in fun. Then I remembered the next day when we had spinach that mother and I found a big worm - a REAL one, cooked of course - but it was a long time before we bought any more spinach. Ever since then when it is served, I poke around in the serving to be sure it isn't infested. No, we never found another, thank goodness. And the nurse is welcome to her spider! (Just for fun I've told her she's getting her name in the paper in revenge for her trick on me. It gave her a laugh, but I like her so much Til not be a meanle and reveal her name). * * * I enjoyed the "New Vienna Ice Extravaganza" and marvel at their ability to perform so wonderfully on skates. I don't want to skate, but I'd like very much to have normal agility. Yet I am thankful for what I have compared to many others. * * * One of the meanest men Fve ever heard about is the one who could walk into the Veterans hospital at Des Moines and walk off with their TV. Depriving helpless men, men who risked their lives for us and for this low creature, who I am tempted to say isn't worth saving. How low some persons can sink. Front lines in Viet Nam might be a good way of evening the score. And I wonder how he'd have liked a dose of the trenches iq World War I? Friends who wish to write to Mrs. Edna Harr may address her at Lutheran hospital, Fort Dodge. She recently fell and suffered a broken hip, and ribs too, I believe. She had barely recovered from a fall several months ago and suffered a broken ankle. * * * History? "Iron-age; Before drip-dry." * * * "Where to stop the escalation of milady's dress is developing a new battle hem of the republic.' (And how I hate these abrevlated frocks. I wonder how I'd be if I were sweet 16 again?) Tuesday, Jon. 31, 1967 Al«ona (la.) Upp«r DM MoliMS-7 OTTOSEN | By Mrs. Donald Usher Bonnie and Brenda, twin daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Jacobson, celebrated their 12th birthdays Friday. Evening guests were Mr. and Mrs. Richard Krause and family of Lu Verne, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Zlnnel, Mr. and Mrs. Allan Wehrspann and family and Paul Jacobson. The American Legion Auxiliary met Tuesday for an all day rag sew with Mrs. Martin Meyer. Seven women attended. The Ladies Rural Club met Thursday at the home of Mrs. Eugene Hofius. Mrs. Mike Coyle gave the lesson and Mrs. Edward Zlnnel had recreation, which was contests. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bauer entertained at a card party Friday night. Guests were Mi 1 , and Mrs. Oliver Lee of Bode, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Wehrspann, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Hofius, Mr. and Mrs. Percy Watnem and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kemna. Steve Williams of Moline, El. and Kathy Williams of Ft. Dodge spent the weekend with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Williams. Eileen Bauer returned to Denver, Colo., Thursday. She had visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bauer, since the holidays. Mrs. Earl Olson was a guest at the Bradgate Progress Club held at the Henry Olson home Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Le Roy Larson gave the lesson on cake decorating and Mrs. Earl Olson was the lucky winner of the beautifully decorated cake. She is saving the cake for an up coming birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Hoffman went to St. Petersburg, Fla. from Thursday until Sunday night where they toured Farmland Industries. Mrs. Hoffman is manager of the Farmer's Cooperative Elevator here. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Kropf cared for the Hoffman children. Arthur Petersen and Edward Malmin also went to Florida. Mr. Petersen represented the Bradgate Elevator. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kinseth attended the Humboldt County Rural Letter Carriers and Auxiliary at the Roy Entler home at Rutland Tuesday night. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Coyle were Sunday dinner guests at the Bernard Coyle home at Lu Veme. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kampen were Tuesday visitors at the John Siefken home at Gilmore City and Thursday visited at the Hans Kampen home at Laurens. Mrs. Olianna Vinaas spent the weekend at the T. N. Rogness home at Humboldt. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Zinnel were Sunday dinner guests at the Richard Krause home at Lu- Verne. Mrs. Ida Worster of Rolfe and Mrs. Laurel Worster were Monday visitors at the home of Mrs. Lor an Daniel. Mr. and Mrs. Knut Oppedahl and Roger of Humboldt were Sunday afternoon and supper guests at the Eugen Hofius home. Mr. and Mrs. James Banwart and family were Wednesday night visitors at the Wayne Fehr home at West Bend. Pastors Hold A Conference The Algona Circuit of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod held a pastors' conference at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Swea City with the Rev. Rex Spicer of Fenton, the vacancy pastor, in charge. The conference began with a communion service at 10:30 a. m. The noon meal was served by ladies of the congregation. Attending were Pastor and Mrs. Wm. Stock of Uvermore, Pastor and Mrs. W. C. Oster- meier of West Bend, Pastor C. Bliss of Cylinder, Pastor and Mrs. Arnold Vehling of Lone Rock, Pastors Paul H. Sohn and W. H. Friedrich of Algona, Pastors L. G. Leonard and M. A, Marquardt of Garner. The Rev. Marquardt has accepted a call to Ames, la. in the past week. The next conference is to be held at West Bend on Monday, Feb. 13. ANNIVERSARIES Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Whitten, Rowan, observed their 70th wedding anniversary at their home on January 15th. Mr. Whitten does wood working as a hobby, making furniture from native walnut. Mrs. Whitten enjoys oil painting and quilting. On their 64th wedding anniversary the Jacob Rohdys, Bonaparte, were honored with a dinner the celebrate the occasion. THIS ONE GOBBLES HAY AND EAR CORN Just as Fast as You Can Feed it. BRADY GRINDER-MIXER Feeders asked for a better grinder-mixer, one to perform at high volume without "spoon feeding." Brady built it—Built it like the custom feed rigs to take the toughest abuse, day-in, day-out. That's why the switch has been to Brady. 10/Auger swings 180° . . . delivers into a silo up to SO* high, merely by adding pipe. See it today at BUSCHER BROS. IMPLEMENT 1015 NORTH MAIN ALGONA &igona Upper He* Jttmiue HIE. Call Street-Ph. 295-3535-AIgona, Iowa Zip Code 50811 Issued Tuesday and Thursday by THE UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. R. B. 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