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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 2

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tot* 2—Algona (la.) Upper Des Moines Tuesday, March 5, 1968 me of painting plans for the interior of the office and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Petersen had a grandson with them as we looked around their neat furniture store. Wilfred Stoeber shot the breeze with us a few minutes in his hardware store and we wound up the Fenton stop with a nice visit at Ken Krause's garage. We really enjoyed seeing our friends up that way I IF Zsa Zsa Gabor had married Minnehaha her name would have been Zsa Zsa Haha. THERE was a rather interesting article in one of the dailies recently which originated in London. The headline was "Do Women Drivers Really Dress to Kill?" A road safety officer there claims the modern femme fatale is the woman driver who wears a long-line bra and tight corset. THE officer, Maj. Frederick Cook, launched an appeal for safer clothes for women drivers. He claims such underclothing restricts breathing and makes a woman hot and uncomfortable, and backs it up with a report that is a result of standing on street corners watching women drivers. "She spends her time trying to relieve the discomfort," he says, "taking her hand or hands offthe wheel so she can yank at the offending garment." HE also charges that when they refuse to budge, she becomes irritable, her attention wanders and to escape the torture, she puts her foot down and more than likely has an accident. ONE method that he has proposed for solving the undergar- met problem among women drivers is - "I suppose the ideal outfit would be nothing at all, but that might distract other drivers." Now, that's an understatement if we ever heard one! We've never researched the problem - but it sounds like the type of job that would be very interesting. IF Lady Bird Johnson had married Admiral Byrd her name would be Lady Bird Byrd! DEBT- "Avoiding like wise the accumulation of debt, not only by shunning occasions of expense, but by vigorous exertions in time of peace to discharge the debts which unavoidable wars have occasioned, not ungenerously throwing upon posterity the burden which we ourselves ought to bear." When Gen. George Washington made that statement while he was president of the United States, he had the right idea. What ever happened to it? MY Trudy was exercising one morning a couple of weeks ago- and Martha (2 1/2) presented quite an unforeseen problem. It was especially difficult for Trudy to go through any of the required motions when Martha insisted on running over her while astride a tricycle. Don't know if Trudy's aches and pains the next couple of days were from the exercise or getting run over. Lucky Martha doesn't know how to drive a truck - Trudy would have really felt run down. ONE of our friends on the street the day after the Historical Society's annual bean supper Feb. 22 referred to Algona as the "windy city." ' DO you realize that if Humpty Dumpty had married Hubert Humphrey the name would then have been Humpty Dumpty Humphrey? RUSS and Mid Waller went to Illinois the weekend of Feb. 24- so I was the UDM's delegate to Fenton for a half-day run Friday afternoon. I've made the trip many times down through the years, but it has been some time since the last one. Really enjoyed it. The day was a nice one — and the reception received from everyone I talked with while there was the friendliest possible. THE first trio I ran into consisted of Mayor Arnie Hansen and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Eigler. Had a coke with Paul while we chatted about a variety of events (Fenton and otherwise) - and he still makes cokes that must compare with the best in the country. THEN my travels took me to Pete's Market where we met Pete Saxton for the first time. He's dressed the place up and as he says, "got the merchandise down off the ceiling." Gerald Voigt at the bank was pretty busy, but got to chat with Mm for a minute, then on to Les Weisbrod's implement shop where he informed me he had a good tractor man back with him, Mervin Widdel. At Frank McFalTs plumbing shop, talked with Mrs, Wendell Rusch (his daughter) because frank was away. CURT Lura at the elevator told PORTLAND H By Mrs. Victor Fitch g iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii ' Mr. and Mrs. Henry Midler and Mr. and Mrs*. Phil Eischen and family, all Whittemore, were Sunday dinner and supper guests in the Roger Scott home. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Von Bank and family of West Bend, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Von Bank and Barbara of Humboldt, Mr. and Mrs. Pat Von Bank and Nancy of Clear Lake, and Mrs. John Von Bank of Algona, were Sunday dinner guests in the Robert Wood home. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jennings, Debbie Folkerts and Mrs. Clarence Graham of Adel were Wednesday visitors in the home of Mrs. Dwight Ruse, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Moore of Burt were Sunday evening visitors in the Victor Fitch home. Frank Becker was brought home Wednesday after spending several days in St. Ann Hospital after having surgery for a ruptured appendix. He is getting along fine. Mrs. Cecelia Scott of Burt was an overnight guest in the Roger Scott home Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wood and Randy were Sunday dinner guests in the Harold Von Bank home, West Bend. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Fitch and Judy were dinner guests in the Harold Andreasen home Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Spear and Dawn were Tuesday evening visitors in the Johnny Harms home. Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Harms and family were Sunday afternoon visitors in the Rudy Peter home. Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Kline, Cindy and Randy were also Sunday visitors in the Peter home. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Schwietert visited her brother, the Clarence Baums at Blue Earth Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Arrie Dittmer were Sunday visitors -in the Edmund Larson home. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Doege, Jim and Cathy were Sunday evening visitors in the Johnny Spear home. Duane and Darrell Spear, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Spear, attended the county wide 4-H Fun Night Saturday night. Mrs. Tom Trenary and Kenneth Trenary, Burt; Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Duncan and family and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Duncan, Fenton; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Becker, Burt; and Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Smith, Hampton, attended a family get-together dinner and supper in the Henry Smith home. Mr. and Mrs. David Smith and Teresa, Ft. Dodge, were Saturday visitors in the Smith home. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Andreasen, Cecelia Scott, Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Christensen and family, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Christensen and family and Mrs. Christensen's mother of Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Bently and daughter, Mrs. Clarence Christensen, Miss Brandt, Mr. and Mrs. Leo McEnroe, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Andreasen and Cathy went to the Alvin Andreasen home in Algona Sunday with well-filled baskets of goodies to help Mrs. Alvin An* dreasen celebrate her birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Spear and family and Mr. and Mrs. Keith Hall and family of Battle Creek were Sunday visitors in the home of their mother, Mrs. Forrest Willis, Titonka. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Harms and Mr. and Mrs. Phil Carlson and family of Algona went to Alden Sunday where they were dinner guests in the Pat Puttkamer home. Bruce and Kelly Mankle of Curlew spent the weekend with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Shipler. Tom Lampe,Ft.Sill,Okla.,son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Lampe, is home on a 30-day leave and will go to Seattle before going to Vietnam. "Some people throw away a bushel of truth because it contains a grain of error; others swallow a bushel of error because it contains a grain of truth." KOSSUTH COUNTY'S FAVORITE NEWSPAPER! Have you an extra umbrella? Good! That's one thing you can afford to lay aside for a rainy day. 13 For Allis Chalmers outdoor power equipment, see . . . CHUCK BEHR'S STANDARD SERVICE Algona Science Shrinks Painful Hemorrhoids Stops Itch—Relieves Pain Finds Way That Both Relieves Pain and Shrinks Piles In Most Cases New York, N.Y. (Special): Science has found a special formula with the ability, in most cases-to shrink hemorrhoids, stop itching and relieve pain. In case after case doctors proved, while gently relieving pain, actual reduction (shrink- age) took place. The secret is Preparation H®. There is no other formula for hemorrhoids like it. Preparation H also soothes irritated tissues and helps prevent further infection. In ointment or suppository form. New gas water heaters heat shaving water twice as fast. At half the cost. Northern Natural Gas Company The pipeline serving Natural Gas to your local gns company North Central Public Service Co. ft*Mft4 "Where Service is more than a Name"

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