The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 2, 1962 · Page 9
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 2, 1962
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Dept. of History and Arcfci^. Des Moines 19, loua OCTOBER 2, 1962 iilgona SJpper Beg jfWWnei OCTOBER 2, 1962 Ex-Whittemore Lady's Husband Heart Victim , VVhittemore — Relatives Whittemore and Lotts Creek received word of the sudden death of Walter A. Geist, 55, of Woodward, who died of a heart attack last Thursday at pubuque. He and his wife, the former Margaret Rusch of here, were on a vacation trip when he became ill. Funeral services were held Mon. day afternoon at Woodward, after which the body was taken to Fort Dodge, where interment services were held at Memorial cemetery. Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, four grandchildren and two brothers. He had been employed in the transportation department at the Woodward State school and hospital. Uncle Passes Mr and Mrs Harold Hcinrich of Whitlemore and Mr and Mrs Edgar Heinrich of Fairmont Minn., left last Sunday for Addison, 111. where they attended the funeral of an uncle, August Heinrich, 70, who died Friday, Sept. 21, and was buried just one week to the day later than his brother, Fred Heinrich of here, was buried. Auxiliary Mot The American Legion Auxiliary entertained Gold Star Mothers at a party Thursday evening in the Legion hall. A program consisting of readings by Mrs William Degan and Mrs Leonard Elbert, a quartet by Mary Ann Fickbohm, Trudy Belts, Jeane Gengler and Rosalie Hyink was greatly appreciated by the group. Gifts were presented to the Gold Star members. Court whist was played, in which Mrs Anthony Busherfeld won high and Mrs Leo Nurre, second high. Poppies were ordered to be sold next May. A wheel chair, adjustable crutches and a walker were purchased by the Auxiliary and anyone in demand for them can call Mrs Orville Besch or unit president. Mrs George Streit won the door prize. Lunch was served. Shower Ilonorre A miscellaneous shower was given for Mrs James Nichols of Ames last Saturday afternoon at the Leonard Elberl home. Co- hostesses were Mrs Melvin Roe- her, Mrs Lawrence Meyer, Mr." Martin Potratz, Mrs James Hut- ohinson and Mrs Russ Medin. The afternoon was spent at court whist and the prizes were given to the new bride. Lunch was served. On Sunday afternoon, a pnnlry shower was given in her honor a'l the Harry Seely home. Co-hostesses were Mrs Russ Medin and Mrs John Uhlenhake. Guests wore the local Mission group Bingo was played and the prizes were given to the bride. Lunch was served later in the afternoon. Jerry Balgeman, son of Mr and Mrs Harry Balgeman, arrived home Wednesday for n 27-day leave. He has been serving aboard the Constellation. Mr and Mrs William Meyer II arrived home last Monday from San Diego, Calif., on a' 20-dav leave from flic Marines and art visiting with (ho former's pm-onls Mr and Mrs William Meyer. Jr Mr Meyer is a member of tht marine band. A post mipliul shower was given Mrs Meyer ii St. Paul's Lulheran church parlors last Sunday afternoon. 500 was played at which Mrs Donald Ludwig won high, Mrs Ruth Srh ullz, low: Mrs Ht'rberl /.umach won Ihe door prize. ...OUR WONDERFUL Corduroy Slacks proportioned lengths in both regulars and tails for perfect fit. soft combed corduroy, self-belted. Black, Loden, Mushroom, Spice, sizes 10-20 Regular 3.98 $2.99 STARTS TODAY JI7 Seamless Nylons strictly first quality seamless nylons, daytime sheers in new fall colorings, individually packaged. m OCTOBER SALE OF SALES!! GRAHAMS ONCE A YEAR FALL HARVEST OF VALUES GIGANTIC SAVINGS FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY MAN ALIVE, YOU JUST CAN'T BEAT A SALE LIKE THIS ! ! sizes 9-11 LW&i BED PILLOWS ;X?. -^individually bagged 18 x 25 bed pillows with white shred- ed polyurethene filling, non allergic, assorted patterns ticking covers $1.00 ,'N. te BOYS . .. GIRLS CAR COATS Stylish cotton car coats with warm quilted linings, in a host of colors and stylings. Perfect for brisk fall weather^ $3.99 boys sizes 3-f! girls sizes 3-14 b fibre-glass ready to hang DRAPERIES solid color ready to hang draperies, 50" wide, 90" long, normally sell for 6.98 pair. $5.99 pr, PRICES YOU ON TER 72" wide. OCg yfl. avecn, rosc» JU*^" j Uing ttanneU nQ» yj. \tv assort*-". ^?v j —.„-,.,-..,,„ ,„„„...„„„.„—, _, yrt^^TO^HtOwj^w.g^MCw (f- • ^^L. '•"•>>" w™«.\ His: Hers: His: His: Hers: His: His: lis: Cannon "Royal Family' slight irregulars in assorted patterns and colors, superb quality, thick thirsty terry towels, a real value at only $1.00 -»«•++< Cotton SHEET BLANKETS full bed 80 x 100 size, slight irregulars in assorted pastel colors. $1.99 Pillow Protectors 21 x 28 bleached muslin with zipper opener. 2 for 1.00 ^l,^ "M k*S ™ l3£' ™ •* ^" '-'• &*^^> & rahanis -^JO^r III MAN IIMIAV10K GOES TIIHOt'Gll STACKS, the psychologists tell us. f-rom Ihe cradle lo the grave, we're no sooner mil of one st-ige Hum we're into anolher. We can divide the human life spoil into twelve groups, iiml. give or |;ike a few years, pick a lino of typical conver- salion from ouch. Bui because Ihe male and I ho female are so different (an arrangcmonl which has always had my heartiest approval) we'll have to devote one line to His comment and one lo Her's The- stages begin at birth, but one year- of age is usually the first chance a person has to comment on it. I Year His: "Ma Ma'" Hers: "Da Da!" '1 Yi'iirs "No. I won't'" "No! I don't wanta!" 5 Years "Rang! Bang! I'm a cowboy." Hers: "Be a good dolly and take a nice nap." 10 Years "Aw, do I hafta take a hath'"' "I know a secret!" (followed by giggles, giggles and more giggles.) 15 Years "Why can't I get a heap of my own' 1 I'm getting my drivers' license." Hers "Why can't I wear more make-up? Do you want me to look like a baby'.'" 20 Yrars can'l live without you, Baby!" Hers: "We're going to havo'blondo mahogany in the living room." 25 Years His: "Well, maybe he is a little young for an electric train." Hers: "Both Dr. Spock and Dr. Gosell say the baby should—" :i() Years His: "Bills, bills, bills! This family is going to have to learn to economize!" Hers: "For goodness sake, kids, play outside! Can't you see I've just cleaned the house?" -ID Years His: "You see, my wife doesn't understand mo." (This is supposed to bo the Dangerous Age for men.) ' prs: " .................................. " (No woman admits to being 40 until she's at least r.O). 50 Years L Iis: "Does Grandpa's little man like his new electric train?" Hers: "Of course, Grandma will sit with the little darling!" «0 Years "I always say, when a man gets too old to look, he's too darned old." Hers: "All we did on the beach in California last winter was plal Canasta." 70 Years His: "Do they have to make all this fuss over us just because it's our Golden Wedding?" Hers: "Father and I have always considered marriage n 50-50 proposition." * » • IF YOU SUSPECT THAT THE above sounds a little familiar, your suspicions are certainly well-founded. Although, the article has appeared only once before in the Upper Des Moine.s, many years ago, it is a well-traveled item. I'm using il again because I'm planning to leave town. It s supposed to be a business trip, but if I can ever get ready to go, Im planning to also make it a vacation. '* * * "THE TWELVE STACKS <>r HUMAN DEVELOPMENT" as 1 called it, was read on the popular Jack Shelley WHO Hometown News soon after it was in the UDM and on the several radio programs John Henry of (he Des Moines Register had at the time. Then I started sending it around to magax.ine editors and I have a nice collection of pink slips to prove it. I have also used il at almost every wommis club and banquet speech I've made around here. * * * I SENT IT TO THE Minneapolis Star-Journal and I was Star Lady of the day. But they didnl pay me for it nor would I have even known it had appeared it il weren't for Hose Scanlon who happened to see a copy. The Fort Dodge Messenger used il and I received quilt- a bit 01 an mail from it, but when I sent il to another newspaper which usually uses anything I send, I gol back the note, "We couldn't possibly use this. II simply isn't up to your usual standard!" Another magazine called it "too risque for our readers." Do you stili want to try your hand at free-lance writing? « * « WELL, WRITERS «Y THADITION. have to be a little nuts so I am keeping on at il. This week I sold my second article within a month lo "Magazine of the Midlands" that comes with the Omaha-World Herald and that is encouraging Hut I will say, that readers of Woman's World in the I' DM are among my favorite people Perhaps this is because they are so uncritical of me and because we know each other .so • • » THE BIRTHDAYS \VKHE ESPECIALLY enjoyable this vear My mother sent over a nice new sheet to take Hie place of [he one'llie dogs tore off the clothesline together with a dress and two shirts that had <;uite a bit more wear in (hem: I received my annual card from the Gannolsons at Sexton; one from Florence Brown who shares my birthday: Grandma Sigsbeo sent Father a pair of snx just at Ihe right time when he was down to 1 pair of dress ones; .leame baked us a birthday cake and bought the mix from her own money and part of the staff at the I'DM sang "Happy Birthday" to me. when I staggered in after work to pick up a copy of the paper Of course, Donnio Smith had to spoil it all by saying, when I told him my age, "Gee, is that all the older you are 1 " But then you can'! have everything. « * * I AM KIM) OK MINI'S a this week's recipe It's been a minimum of cooking at our house this week what with nur getting ready to go Next week, if everything goes right, you'll hear from me at Cincinnati Ohio and after thai, Sarasota, Florida 1 can't be without my typewriter, you know. • h _ — Cruce. Bancroft Man's Sister Passes At Manchester Kathleen Meyer. 52. of Sherrill died Monday night. Sept 24, at Manchester hospital. C'ause of death was cancer. She had been in ill health about a year. Miss Meyer was a sister of Vince Meyer, Bancroft coach. She was employed as a housekeeper for a priest at Sherrill for the past two years. Prior to that S she was employed in the Library . of Congress, Washington, D. C. Survivors besides her brother Vinee an- Joe, of Iowa. Frank. Washington, D C , ami Kenneth uf Chaltield, Minn. Also .surviving two sisters are: Sister Mary Krnstine of Dubuque and Mijb Howard Wilson, Manchester. Funeral services were held at u •«) a jii Thursday at the Manchester Catholic church. Burial Was at Elkader Marine Pfc L>le G Baas, son of Mr and Mrs George (Jake) Baas, is participating in a live- firing exercise at Camp Fugi McNair. Japan, located at the base of historic Mount Fuji. Mem" bers of the Third Marine Division participating in the exercises will train until Nov.. 4 The Third Marine Division is headquartered on the island of Okinawa.

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