The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 27, 1957 · Page 43
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Thursday, June 17, 1957 Algoita (la.) Upper Des MoineJ-3 Turkish Youth Is Hot On American Hot Dogs A Turkish college student, Mithat Cicin, from Istanbul, was a recent 'visitor in the Dick Phillips home in Algona, a'guest of the Phillips' son, Dave, who met Mithat during the past year at Iowa State College. Mithat spent Tuesday and Wednesday, June 18-19, here* and Struck up several friendships during his stay. All were amazed at his use of the English language. More amazing is the^fact the youth has been in the United States only 11 months and never spoke English before his arrival, his only foreign, language while attending school in his' homeland was French. Following graduation from high school, Mithat was given a series of oral and written tests, and . when it was discovered, following the tests, he had the necessary intelligence to receive a scholarship, he did just that 'from the Turkish government. He and seven others came to the States during the past school year on similar scholarships, which entitle them to a complete college education, expenses paid —so long as a B average is maintained. Universities and colleges are selected by the Turkish government and students sent there for their degrees. Mithat is trying to crowd six years of study into 4Vfe years by going to summer school between regular terms, and at the end of ; that period hopes to have his BSE and MS degrees in industrial engineering. He will not return to his homeland until his education it completed, and upon his return there must work for the Turkish government for at least 12 years then may venture into the pri vate business world. His grade and high schoo? education differed from ours. In Turkey, only 11 years of schooj are require-d, ,and more subject; are taught to 'the pupils durin; the year. Mithat has been here lonf enough to form opinions abou some of his likes and dislikes in America, atlhough most are likes. "American girls most friendly" was his answer to a question regarding difference between girls here and across the Atlantic. He doesn't care at all for Rock 'n Roll, likes dancing and roller skating and loves hot dogs and hamburgers. In fact, hot dogs were his first meal in the United States. , • According to Mithat, practically all sports are featured in his homeland with the exception of baseball., Olympic wrestling is the most popular sport in Turkey, while soccer is a close runner-up. "Our wrestlers try hard to beat the Russians and work at it all the time," according to Mithat. His mother, two sisters and a brother, all older than he, reside in Istanbul, but it will be at least, another 3M> years before Mithat plans to see th°m. (UDM Polar- uid photo-Engraving) Installation Of C.D.A. Officers At St. Benedict St. Benedict — The Catholic Daughters of America met Wednesday evening, June 10, for installation of officers. Mrs Nellie Van Allen, district deputy of Algona, v/a.s the .installing officer. Officers installed for the fuming year were: Grand Regent, Mrs Stella Eischen; Vice Grand Regent, Mrs Lucille Kutchara: Prophetess, Mrs Colette Fischer; Lecturer, Mrs Jacqueline Quinn Financial .Secretary, Mrs Mary Lou' Ludwig; Treasurer, Mrs Violet Plemmel; Historian, Mrs Luella Lickteig; Monitor, Mrs Wilma Arndorfer; Sentinel, Marie Bruning; organist, Mrs Marthu Grandgenett; Trustees, Mrs Betty Hang and Mrs Rosella Eischen. Prizes for the evening weru won by Mrs Marie Arndorfer, Mrs Ellen Ludwig, Mrs Loretta Gruin, and Mrs Marceline Roeder. The next meeting will be tin' third Thursday in September. Pink & Blue Shower Mrs Orville Thill was honored at a pink and blue shower on Sunday, June 16, at 1:30 p.m. at the home of Mrs Adrain Haiu with 26 guests present. Court whist was . played at 5 tablet with high score prize going tc Mrs Art Zeimet of Burt and low to Mrs Omer Kunkel of Forest City. A delicious lunch was. served at the close by Mrs Harit with plate prize going to Mr= Gerald Carman of Algona. The honoree received many lovely and useful gifts. Silver Anniversary On Friday evemng, June i\, & group gathered at the home ol Mr and Mrs George Roeder to really completely surprise their, and help them celebrate iheir silver wedding anniversary which was the next day. Mr and Mrs Joe Klemm, Mr and Mrs Alex Eischen, Mr and Mrs Bob Eischen, Mi; and Mrs LA. Weber, Mr and Mrs Haryld Weber and Donnie. Mr and Mrs N. F. Weber. Mr and Mrs Al Borman, Mr and Mrs Matt Borman, Mr and Mrs Jack Grandgenett, Mr and Mrs Tony Grandgenett, Mr and Mrs Frank Grandjenett. Mr and Mrs George Kunkel, Mr and Mrs Lou Lickteig, Mr and Mrs L. A. Milhal Cicin Baylor, Mr 'and Mrs Mike A/rn- 'dorfer, Mr and Mrs Leroy Grdnd- genett, and Mr and Mrs Philip Arndorfer. The George Roeders have a son, Johnnie, who of course was present. Each family brought a silver dollar with exception of their daughter and son-in-law, Mr and Mrs Leroy Grandgenett who gave a very pretty silver tray named and dated. Lunch was brought by the guests. Entertainment was card playing. Joe Klemm showed colored slides of Leroy and Marilyn's recent wedding. Mr and Mrs Nick Arndorfer drove to Wells, Minn. June 23, Sunday to the home of Mr and Mr« Albert Gorman. Mr and Mrs Eugene Arndorfer have a new son who was born the night of June 23. He weighed almost 9 Ibs. He has a little brother. The Philip Arndorfer family visited the George Kunkels Sun- lay evening. 100 Guests At Portland Picnic Last Sunday Portland — About 100 Portland folks enjoyed a picnic dinner Sunday at the W. E. Grover farm. Mr and Mrs Watson of Britt, their son, wife and two daughters of Hutching, old time Portland residents also attended the picnic. Mr and Mrs Fprbus Stiltz, Gregory and David of Livermore were Sunday evening guests at the Ray Fitch home. Mr and Mrs Arthur Bartlett were Wednesday evening visitors at the Lloyd Bartlett home. Paul and Janice Larsen spent from Sunday until Tuesday at the Lloyd Bartletts', while their parents, Mr and Mrs Glen Lar sen went to Bourbonnais, 111. for the funeral of Walter Larsen. Mr and Mrs Lormond Haddle of Armstrong spent Sunday visiting in the Charles and Bernard Phelps home. Mr and Mrs Harold Beckei entertained at a 5 p.m. supper Sunday evening in honor ot Mr and Mrs Frank Becker's tenth wedding anniversary. 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