The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 9, 1962 · Page 12
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4-Alfldna (Id.) Upper Pat MolnM Tuesday, Ocfdber 9, 1962 tt Isn't often brothers reach tl ages of 94 and 97, but Maurice an Monroe Phillips are among th fortunates to have lived long an well. Monroe Phillips, the olde brother, is a well-known forme farmer and was unusually activ until about 1959. Last February he came to the Good Samarita Home. His son-in-law and daugh ter, Alma (Mr and Mrs Ro Smith), still live on the old farm The brother, Maurice, lives a Conrad and Wednesday, Sept. 19 came from Conrad with his sor and daughter-in-law, Mr and Mr Ralph Phillips, and cousins, M and Mrs Richard Burrows, Gil man, to visit his brother. The cou sins are eighties. well along in their Trio Phillips brothers were born in Pennsylvania, as well as a brother Joel, deceased, who lived in Kansas. The lads came here with their family at an early age. Monroe married Olla Green, Gilman, who died at the age of 52 in 1925. Their family consisted of two daughters, Alma, (Mrs Roy Smith) and Irma (Mrs Paul Palmer). • « • Both men arc slight of stature and bear quite a family resemblance. Monroe is confined to bed What a bang-up job the lads did at Webster City. Eagle Grove was Algona's jinx years ago when I was in school. * * * How true it is \vp don't miss B thing till we don't have it. I have in mind my telephone, which ceased to operate Tuesday. Luckily, most of my news items had been prepared. Otherwise there would have been a shortage of locals. And after the phone went dead, there were more people it seemed imperative to call. Then at ten o'clock that evening, a welcome ring came and the nurse who was in my room answerer for me and when she heard man's voice asking if this wa Evelyn Cady, she thought it wa a gag. I assured her it was th real McCoy and most welcome. AI the disruption was caused by cable cutting. I got to thinkinj iow important the telephone is and how isolated we are withou hem. And if I were to be clepriv id of modern conveniences, the phone would be the last I'd give ip. In importance I rated them phone, electricity, running water 'V, indoor plumbing, radio, anc 1 ow how would your list read? The Three Muskateers took off ept. 24 for Mason City where we v .»....-*-. LIU... \j\, i& «.i*iiiiijt;u lu L/CTJ ^j/t.. t.1 iui maauu ^H^ \VMuIc W( except to sit up in a rocker at had luncheon with my cousins intervals. Maurice is very spright- *— "-->- • — ly for a man his age and I could scarcely believe he is 94 when I saw him walk to the car. * * * \Vho wouldn't? "The way things are going, I'd be more interested in seeing Cleopatra play the life of Elizabeth Taylor." * * * Keerect — "Nothing is harder on women's clothes than another woman." * * * The football season opens very well — Iowa 28, Oregon 8. And Jean Cady Lawson and her mother, Julia Cady. Of great importance was our getting acquainted with little Mark, six month ok! addition to the family. He is one of the sweetest, cutest little fellows you ever met — sunny and friendly and handsome. We expect this little man to be a pianist and he is living up to expectations. If you could see him sitting in the corner of an arm chair, a wee piano across his lap and see him bang the keys, blink his eyes at every whang, and singing along with it, you'd know very well he Is going to live up to the Cad) tradition. Bless him. Daddy Mur ray was in Chicago on business so it was up to Mark to play host which he did in fine shape. • • • An old land innrk. the Cerro Gordo hotel at Mason City, i; being razed. A sale is in progress old pitchers and certain articles, of china being sold — or at least marked at fabulous prices. AP offered as antiques, and I guess the China I have in mind comes under that category, and certainly some of* the battered old chairs Li/zie saw can qualify. Rumors are rampant as to what is going up in it's place and if it weren't for a longer term lease, the old Cecil theatre would be gone too ft wilF probably follow. • » « Kiinnir I.ee snid she stopped in Ogden recently to look at antiques It was full of interesting things She. Mr and Mrs John Rich anc the Rich's nieces, Joan and Gaylc Rich, Britt. had been on a picnic at the Bonne park and dropped off at Ogden enroute home. ason) Cora Prink, Bertha John son, Agnes Laidley, Blanch Crose, Claude Samson, E, H Beardsley, Joe Jenks, McChesney (I have forgotten his first name Bill Wendt and Leonard Sampson * * * Apologies to Dr. I). R. Aillnud— I gave him a plain Mr and I gure every Dr. sure earns his title. • » * f had a nicr chat with Vic Stci' down town the other day. It had been a long time since I'd seen him. Since I saw him, he has had leg amputation, but gets around very well. He is with his brother, Charles, for a time but plans to go south later on. He doesn't like ;now. The pprsnn who reported thr dinner given for Mr and Mrs Gco. Enter a few weeks ago omitted two names from the guest list Stewart McFadden and Hazel Brook, Eagle Grove. A friend found sonic picture? and gave them to me look at. One was taken in HU4 and I have one ike it. It was taken as a calling card for open house purposes vhen several women entertained N'ew Years day. I was with a group at the Ira Dewels, whose aughter Mattie. now Mrs Burton 'horpe. was a hostess. These men 11 lived on Thorington street and tue only living one is C. B. Murtagh. The rest were Dr. C. D Fellows. Dr. Alf Rist. J. W. Shear er, Al Falkeuhainer, Joe Misbach Dr. F. L. Tribon. E. V. Sweeting, Paul Zerfass and N. C. Rice. * * * The other was of court house rats, a Miss Nelson whose first name I do not recall, as well as a Miss Jones, Esther Sampson <Will- \orinan Pingel had several call- rs last week — Mrs Agnes Mayer, Mrs Dallas Green, Mrs Martha Schroeder and Fred Dutton, Ledyard, Mr and Mrs Fred Looft, M and Mrs Dennis Looft, Mr ant Mrs Bernard Looft, Swea City Mrs George Thompson, Mrs Eun ice Dyer, Ledyard. Quite a re ception but not all at one time. If there was as much disagree ment among doctors on diagnosis of cases as there is among painters and carpenters on the cause of peeling paint, the patient would be dead long ere a decision was made. What is your theory on peeling paint? * • * I am sorry to report Esther Benson has not been feeling well of late. I miss her calls. It has been so nice having her just across the street. Speedy recovery, Esther. Elizabeth Post did not go to Mason City Friday to help celebrate Marion Burbank's birthday, along with Hazel and Frank Vera and Rose Sigsbee. A sad event changed her plans and she was with the family at Manilla. * * * 1 don't like having Perry Mason & "Leave it to Beaver" conflict. I can't leave Perry at 7:30 in the tildst of solving who donnit and '. am agog at Beaver's troubles. Taint fair. Guess I'll have to wait or Beaver's summer's re-broadcasts. Enrolls At A.I.B. Miss Juneadele Mac Lieb of Algona has enrolled for the fall term of instruction at the American Institute of Business in Des Moines. Juneadele Is the daughter of Mr and Mrs R. E. Lieb of Algona and is a graduate of At- gona High School. She is taking the Advanced Junior Secretarial Course at A.I.B. STAPLING MACHINES and staples, Popular models, Upper Des Moines Pub. Co., D/CKY& DAISY What's the difference between "trading stamps" !^»«a11 . • and co-op refunds? I have a waif here —a dish To whom does it belong? It is a cereal dish, has a cluster of lea ves, brown, yellow and reddish brown and a spray of yellow anc brownish gray leaves. It is stamp ed semi-vitreous, an Edwin M. Knowles product and made in Chicago. I'll keep it a week and if there are no claims, I'll send it to the kitchen. I was so surprised to see it in my cupboard, which I had not opened in months * * * Mr and Mrs Kenneth Bakken can step out in their yard and pluck a part of their breakfast. Really fresh fruit — oranges and grapefruit. They recently moved into their new home at Phoenix and have 11 orange trees and a few grapefruit. They are former Algonans, and Mrs Bakken's parents, Mr and Mrs C. U. Pollard, Claudia and George live at Phoenix. They will soon have their own orchestra, too. Jodie is learning to play the trombone and Kenneth Jr. the flute. They have had piano instruction for some time. 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