' r.\.' . tit 1. NOVEMBER 13,1962 NOVEMBER 13, 1962 Nine Bancroft Persons Are In Hospitals Bancroft — Medical patients in hospitals from here are: Albert Elsbecker, surgical patient, Robert Schiltz, accident patient, Arthur Weber suffered two strokes the past week, Harriet Menke, medical, Mrs Frank Droessler, medical, all at Holy Family hospital, Estherville. Jacqueline Rowlet, infant daughter of Mr and Mrs Ed Rowlet, medical patient, Mason City. Raymond Wolf, patient at Veteran's hospital, Des Moines. Mr and Mrs George Anderson took their daughter Jean to Iowa City Friday for a check up. Mrs Marvin Gangstead has been receiving treatment for a severe case of sinus and is under a doctor's care. Attend Reception Relatives from here attending the wedding reception at the Smith home in Spencer in honor of Mr and Mrs Patrick McGuire were Mr and Mrs Roy McGuire, Mr and Mrs Richard Elsbecker, Mr and Mrs Laurence Bergman, Mr and Mrs Richard Menke, Mr and Mrs Charles McGuire, Ken. McGuire, Mr and Mrs Cletus Dorr, Mr and Mrs Clarence McGuire and Mr and Mrs Bernard McGuire, Titonka, parents of the groom. Larry Nemmers is the new clerk in the Bancroft post office, taking the place of the late John Vaske. Mr and Mrs Rudy Rahe spent the weekend in Minneapolis with their daughter and family and other relatives. Joseph Kemna and Kenneth Mulligan are on a deer hunting trip in Wyoming. Mr and Mrs Tex Hammerstrom are visiting here from Florida with her sister and family, the William Kennedys. Mrs Eula Quinn is a medical patient at St. Ann hospital. Mr and Mrs Duane McGregor are parents of a baby girl born at St. Ann hospital, Algona. Ruth Ploeger Of Ledyard Is Engaged To Wed Ledyarc — Mr and Mrs Fred Ploeger announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Ruth Ann, to Lowell Zweirs of St. Paul, Minn., son of Mr and Mrs Henry Zweirs of Sand stone, Minn. The wedding is being planned for December 29 at the Bethany Evangelical and Reformed church in Ledyard. Miss Ploeger is a graduate of the Ledyard Community School and the Lutheran Deaconess hospital in Minneapolis where she is now employed. New Arrivals Mr and Mrs Craig Thilges became the parents of their first child, a son, at the Blue Earth Community hospital Nov. 3. He weighed 8 Ibs., 9 oz. Mr and Mrs John Marshal became the parents of a boy Nov. 2 at Blue Earth. Mr Marshal is the music director at the Ledyard Community School. This is their fifth child. Marlin Peterson of Mankato, '•• ..•:•-"••. •-•. -' -.- ' •• • • - . r jr^';,", 1 ';: ' ~m- • :: ' ' ' m "• • tn n 'til Yin f IjT-L etndLIIl S f values to 17.98 WONDERFUL SIEASOM SPSANNING just right for your Fall and Winter life choose now from soft jerseys, fashionable wools, sparkling fall cottons, dressy crepes ... in regular, junior, or half sizes. Hurry down to Grahams today for mid-season savings on better dresses, all with famous maker labels 11 YOU WILL FIND AN ABUNDANCE OF HARVEST VALUES THROUGHOUT THE STORE. SHOP GRAHAMS THIS WEEK! jf(jj"ahams if • -'•'"•• '' ^A »/_ . \ - _o^^M »HPW*"^»*VV >IP "^w*" u"yi»*'**yi'"'**w former high school teacher here, will be speaking and showing slides of his European tour at the next Parent - Teacher Organization meeting Nov. 26. Anyone interested in hearing Mr Peterson is invited to this meeting. Mr and Mrs John Krarnersmeier are the program chairmen. Others on the committee are the Soren Peeler- sons and Cecil Pingels. Prestons Of Swea Return From Trip West Swea & Eagle — Mr and Mrs Joe Preston returned Saturday after a three-week visit in the west. They went by auto with a niece Florence Kline, who had been visiting here. The trio visited cousins at Ft. Collins and Denver in Colorado and at the home of their daughter and family, the Keith Griffiths at Panorama City, Cal. and spent a few days with Florence Kline at Santa Aiia. They returned by train. Has Surgery Mrs William Gies, Jr. is a surgery patient at St. Barnabas hospital at Minneapolis. She had been in traction at the Fairmont Community hospital for two weeks prior to surgery. She underwent spinal surgery Friday morning, an operation similar to one she had seven months ago. She will hospitalized for about 10 days. Ilomrniakers Meet Swea - Harrison Homemakers will meet at the home of Mrs Gene Thompson Tuesday, Nov. 20, with Mrs Laurel Peterson assisting. Roll call and devotions will be a Thanksgiving scripture verse. The lesson will be on understanding the pre-school child. Special feature will be a Christmas display, and members are asked to bring something for the display. Mr and Mrs Maynard Jensen were Sunday callers at the Joe Preston home. Mrs William Tobin and Mrs Kenneth Brones called at the Ole Johnansons in Swea City Saturday. Mr and Mrs Virgil Jensen and Lowell were Friday supper guests- atf the Richard Krumm home at Armstrong for the birthdays of Richard and Virgil. Delores Klein Of Sexton Is Engaged To Wed Mr and Mrs Arthur Klein, Sexton, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Delores Ann, shown above, to Richard Lickteig, Algona, son of Mr and Mrs Dennis Lickteig, Algona. The wedding is planned for Doc. 29 at St. Cecelia's Catholic church, Algona. The bride-elect is employed at Finn's Bakery and her fiance is farming. Both are graduates of Garrigan high school. (LIDM Engraving) The Virgil Jensens were Sunday guests at the home of their daughter and family, the David Mede- mas at Rock Rapids. Other guests were the Peter Beier family of Sioux Falls, S. D., and Mr and'Mrs Henry Wegencr, Mr and Mrs Hay Larson and Mr and Mrs Otis Opsal, all of Armstrong. Mrs Conrad Brekke of Esther- vine called at the home of her son and family, the Floyd Brek- kes, Sunday. Mr and Mrs Floyd Brekke called at the Douglas Guerdct home Sunday evening. Mr and Mrs Harold Carr attended the wedding Sunday of John Walz, Estherville, and Caroline Knutson at Dolliver. Mr and Mrs Harold Carr called at the Bob Holm home Sunday Mr and Mrs Laurel Peterson and daughters were Sunday dinner "guests at the home of her sister and family, the Leo Schultz at Cosmos, Minn. HUNDREDS AND HUNDREDS OF VALUE PACKED BARGAINS YOU'LL FIND THROUGHOUT THE STORE. SHOP TODAY ! Cut-Type Glass' DECANTER BOTTLE Genuine Milk Glass CANDY JAR cantor with •notching cat typ»gloi§ Compam with d»canter* tolling un to $2.00, Handiom* ornament !• itwlf or fill with cottoa boll, or both lahi. 49* Limited To Stock on Hand A truly beautiful snow white table piece. Beaded edge lid. Uie at candy jar or compote. Gift boxed, lookt like a $2.00 item. WE GIVE GIFT HOUSE STAMPS RUBBER BASf WALL PAINT Use on any interior painted or unpointed surface of plaster, wall board, brisk, wallpaper, unglazed tile or composition type material, • pries in leu than 1 hoar • No lops, streaks or brush mark* • Apply with brush or roller • Easy «leqn-up with soap & water WE DO CUSTOM PICTURE FRAMING SAITER'S DAVIS PAINT HELEN & FRANK SAITER 3 E. STATE ALGONA . . i .1 • v - _ ; IT SEEMS AS IK YOU can't pick up a newspaper these days without reading some horrihle news-. There's the Cuhan crisis, the situation in India, and the riots in Mississippi Rut the most terrifying news of all to mr was something thai appeared in a story last week. Some guy in England says that long underwear is coming into fashion! THIS FASHION FOHF.C ASTER SAYS thai I he long.handled drawers are sure to he popular The reason he gives for his predirtion is that long underwear is both warm and sexy looking 1 Warm, they arc — 1 know from hitter experience. They are sensible also and a wonderful protection againsl the winter cold'. Bui sexy" If long underwear is sexy looking, so is a wet noodle. IT COULD VERY \VKLI. HF. that I have some sort of an obsession about wooly undergarments. You see, 1 was either horn too early or I had my tonsils out too late. Long underwear was beginning to go out of fashion when I was an early teenager and not everybody iny age had to wear it. But. because 1 was extremely subject to tonsilitis, it seemed sensible to my mother to keep me dressed as warmly as possible during the winter. So I had long underwear and I fell about the same way about it as the devil must feel about holy water. To this very day, when I am having a particularly bad nightmare, I don't dream that I am stark naked out in public as most normal people do. I dream I am wearing long underwear! MANY WAS THE TIMK DURING MY years of torture that I quickly dressed in the gym shower to prevent my contemporaries finding out about my shame. 1 will say, though, that Mother tried to lake some of the sting out of her underwear ordinance. She finally let me wear sleeveless underwear and the legs were knee length. A couple of suits of the darn things were even flesh pink to make up for the nated knitted warmth. But to me, they were long underwear and nothing could take the disgrace out of wearing them. IT WASN'T SO HAD WIIF.N I WAS younger. Then wearing long underwear was an accepted routine part of an Iowa winter. Everybody wore them because we didn't have snow pants or tights like the kids nowadays have. However, there was one girl in my fifth grade class who wore knee length socks all winter. But then she was considered :|uite fast anyway because she came from Chicago. Her legs never lost that peculiar blue tinge the whole blamed winter. * * * AS I REMEMRER IT, TWO sets of long underwear was standard equipment for children. One was to be worn; the other set was in the wash. We bathed Wednesday and Saturday evenings and the next morning we were issued clean underwear. We lapped the legs of the underwear over to fit under our long stockings. Our legs looked quite smooth on Thursdays and Sundays, but by Wednesday and Saturday there were lots of lumps under our stockings. * * * EVERYDAY STOCKINGS WERE APT to be black cotton; Sunday best ones sometimes were tan ribbed. There were elastic tabs on the sides of the underwear. We ran the safety pin on the tops of our gar- tori; through a little metal dingus on the tabs and that way kept up the stockings. Before winter was over, the tabs usually gave way. Then we pinned the garters directly to the underwear, often resulting in a scries of holes on the sides of the garment. * # * AT THE FIRST SIGN OF SPRING IN those days, (he kids sneaked out of the house with their long underwear legs rolled up. Then came the time when it was not quite warm enough to go into Union suits or black sateen bloomers, but you could tell summer was on the way if Mamma got out the scissors and trimmed off the legs of the underwear. They were never good for another season anyway, and knitted underwear makes wonderful dust rags. * * * I WILL AGREE WITH OUR ENGLISH writer that long underwear is warm, but to my dying day I shall deny that they are sexy. I can't see how they will ever be willingly worn, let alone popular. But I've been wrong about these things before. Especially in the case of pointed- toe shoes. I remember laughing myself half sick over a pair I once found in an attic. The next time I saw them they were considered the latest thing! * * * EVEN THOUGH POINTED SHOES have been in fashion for several years, 1 am not yet convinced they are good looking. Our daughters, however, think any shoe toe that is the least bit rounded is absolutely ridiculous. So, I'll not be too surprised if one day they come home bearing a package saying, "Gee, Mom, see what I jus't bought! They're the latest thing and are they ever neat!" In that package will probably be long underwear. + * # I HAD A GRAND TIME working at the polls at the election Tuesday. Haven't talked with so many people for a long time. Eva Smith was pinning feathers for the League of Women Voters and she told me a fish story that is too good to keep. The Smiths and Doc and Matt Scanlan were fishing in Wisconsin a few weeks back. Slim and Doc got an Indian guide and went out for the day so the girls decided to get another Indian guide and go out themselves. Eva caught a 12 pound Muskie! What's more, she landed it all by herself with only a little verbal encouragement from the guide. The men came home empty—handed. Eva's husband, Slim was incredulous at the catch. He said, "Here I've been fishing for :iO years, trying to catch a Muskie, and you go and land one on your very first try!" * * * I DOUBT IF ANY OTHER woman in the state can match the record of Hortense Ferguson at working at the polls Mrs Ferguson, who is well into her eighties, has worked the elections for :ti years! She's usually the first one there and the last one to leave. But. Mrs Ferguson wasn't the oldest voter in first ward. That honor belongs to George Winter. He cast his ballot unassisted, and was not an absentee voter. Mr. Winter is almost 91. * * « THE MAIL THIS WEEK brought a letter from Margaret Frasor expressing in rhyme her thoughts on our moving to Florida. She says in part, "Keep on with your column, we'd miss it you know, if it wasn't in the paper every week or so Tell us about Florida and your sun tan. And all about the fish you didn't land " * « * THIS WEEK'S RECIPE IS for Cocoa Cake It comes from Mrs. Anna Smith. 2 eggs, beaten 1 cup sour cream 1 tsp. vanilla Beat these three ingredients together well. To the mixture add the following ingredients sifted together: 1 cup sugar 1 cup flour 1 tsp. soda 3 heaping tblsp. cocoa Stir vigorously and bake in a loaf pan 30 minutes at 350 degrees. The recipe may be doubled for a layer cake. Grace. Swea and Eagle Susan Sullivan, who attends F.s- therville Junior College, spent the weekend at the home of her par ents. Mr and Mrs Harry Lund drmi' to Storm Lake Thursday evenuij. 1 to the Gary Snyder home The Snyders returned with them to spend the weekend Arnold Lund, John Lund and Tommy Anderson, Ringsted, were Sunday visitors at the Harry Lund home. Mrs John Loddea ami Bea of K.>ther\ ille were at the home of Mrs Lodden's daughter and family, the Arnold Duers Monday and Tuesday.
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