The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 24, 1957 · Page 21
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When the human race was planned it was decided that there should be differences between the ttiale and female of the species. There are lots more of them than pink booties for girl babies and blue booties for boys. Quite a few of these differences between the male and the female become apparent when they both come down with the flu. * * * The flu is both affirmative and negative; sometimes the eyes have it and sometimes the nose. It really doesn't matter whether you call it asian, asiatic or the plain old-fashioned influenza —none of them are any fun. And the undesirableness increases in direct proportion to the number in the family down with the blamed stuff. . * * * Our three kids had some sort of flu early in September so we thought we would skip this round. But Mary Ann got the flu early in the week, I came down next and today both Bill and Jeannie have it. Father is still hale and hearty and we fervently hope he stays that way at least until the rest of us are up and about. * * * When a man or a boy la ill. he gets lots sicker than a woman does. Especially if the woman also happens to be mother. Mothers can't loll around in bed simply because they are running a 102 degree temperature, mere's the dishes to be washed and the cans of soup to be opened. And if she can possibly manage it, she must stagger down to the basement and put a load ol clothes in the washer. Tht treatment of influenza for men and children is aspirin and tender, loving care; the treatment for mother's influenza is aspirin. * * * In all fairness, I must admit that this discusson of men when they are ill is, for the time being, purely theoretical. As I said before, Father hasn't yet succumbea to the flu. If he does catch it, if he reacts the way he has in pre- vioils illnesses he will rrierely take off his clothes, climb into bed and put a pillow over his head. He'll not bother me for trays of food because he won't eat when he's sick and he probably won't take me up on my offer to call a doctor. But he will stay in bed. • And there lies, both literally and figuratively, th» fundamental difference between fathers and mothers when illness overtakes them. » •» I'm luckier than a lot of wives, and don't think I don't realize it. One husband I used to know very well, an extremely wise and kindly man in most respects, simply couldn't stand to have his wife sicker than he was. He always doughed harder than she Gala Halloween PARTY Saturday, Oct. 26 PRIZES FOR THE BEST COSTUMES THESE WOMEN! By d 1 Alesaio Good Eyes . . . Good Lighting! Longer evenings are bringing more hours at home, hours indoors a} TV, reading, studying, games — activities that take, seeing. You'll enjoy these activities more '— and save your eyes — if the lighting is just right, a little Jor TV and plenty for reading. It's just one more way that you benefit from electricity; today better lighting than ever before at less cost. Electricity helps you, use more of it. Algona Municipal Utilities Phone CY 4-2333 STi. "Mr. Fink's secretary won't call him to the phone, sir. They've had a fight!" did when she had a cold and he would nudge her to wake her up if she happened to fall asleep during one of his frequent bouts with insomnia. He had morning sickness with her when she was going to have a baby and he developed the most alarming' back-aches when she went into labor. They g6t along just fine, though because they both acknowledged the fact that we ali have our little peculiarities. * * * Nor is my husband like a loi of the guys you see in the cartoons. You know, the ones who, when they are ill, pile the bed full of magazines, have the radh and the television moved into the sick-room and keep the poor wife running herself ragged bringing him delicacies to tempt his appetite. All this service, according to the cartoons, is demanded when the guy is feeling much belter. The minute Father feels able, to get groggily to his feet he is up and about his business. Of course, part of this valient effort may be due to the fact that our house is about as restful as a boiler factory and the hurly-burly of the plumbing and heating business may seem to him quiet in comparison. There is a difference in the way that children react to illness, also. One of daughters is never so well behaved as when she is sick. She goes to bed or lies on the davenport and I seldom hear a peep out of her. It's when she is nearly well that she gives me trouble. The other girl makes the most ou| of every illness and from the first sneeze she has me dancing in attendance. Our son has a built in signal that never fails to tell us when he's coming down with something. His ears get red and fairly light up as if he has a neon tube running through them. » * * It's an almost certain thing that if you have children they are going to be ill some of the time but I have not yet learned to take any of their illnesses with complete calmness. As the fever thermometer mounts', so does a parent's anxiety. I always wish then that I had taken nurse's training so ' that I would know exactly how to treat them. But once I was talking with a nurse friend of mine who is married to a doctor. "It must be nice to have so much professional knowledge in the family so you don't have to worry when the kids get sick", I told her. "THfat's what you think", said my friend. "When it's your own child who's sick you worry just like any other parent." » * • Last Tuesday, before the flu I was a guest at the Burt Homemakers which met at Mrs Ervin Ulses. Mrs Ulses has six young 1 - sters, and besides getting her home ready for club meeting she undertook to give a demonstration on making Danish Pastry. 1 enjoyed it very much. * * ». Mrs Ulses learned how to make them from Elsa Erickson of Denmark who has been visiting at the John Mosbachs. The pastries served as refreshments at the club meeting and they sent a luscious trayful home with me. The family was most enthusiastic about them and once we get over the flu and I get my oven fixed I'm going to have to make some. I took down the recipe and I hope I have it right for it's this week's recipe.' ¥2 cup lukewarm water 2 tsp. macgarine 2 oz. Bakers yeast dissolved in 1 cup cold water 2 eggs 4V:> cups flour l k teasp. salt Let the margarine melt in the lukewarm water, add the yeast. Beat the eggs and reserve about 2 tablsp. for glazing. Add the flour and salt. Mix well. Roll the dough into a square sheet about 20 by 24 inches. Spread 1/3 of the dough with 3 sticks cold margarine. (We were all amazed that the recipe called for margarine but .. the lady from Denmark said that in this case, margarine fs better than butter!) Fold the dough over the margarine, fold again and roll to the original 20x24 size. Repeat this 3 times. This is what givi.-s Danish pastry those wonderful layers. Combine % stick of margarine with 1 cup sugar. Cream it as you would for cake. Cut tlu- dough into squares or fancy shapes and add a spoonful of the creamed mixture before you put on the filling. The filling can be almost -anything—raisin pie mixture, pineapple, cooked dates and nuts, strawberry jam, custard or applesauce. Mrs Ulses made some of each. The shapes can also be an area in which to use your imagination — they can be pinwheels, cornucopias, rolls as for jelly cake or tarts. Tuesday, one batch was three rectangular strips spread with 3 kinds of filling rolled up like little pipes and then braided. When baked these WESLEY By Mrs. Viola Studer Mrs Theresa Foertsch is having her house in town repaired and a stool put in. Mr and Mrs Carl Ludwig and family occupy the house. A group of firemen and then wives had a steak supper in the old city park Sunday evening. Dr. H. H. Raney is fire chief. Sunday guests in the parental, John Lickteig home were Mr and Mrs Elliott WaJdschmidt and their nine children of Whittemore. Mr and Mrs Leander Vaskc and family of Bancroft were Sunday afternoon and evening guests in the Ed Hymes home. Mrs Vaske is a sister of Mr Hymes. Mr and Mrs Marvin Ackersoii attended the silver wedding anniversary celebration for theii cousins, Mr and Mrs Ed Meyci of Fenton Sunday night. Mr and Mrs Marvin Ackerson and son Douglas attended the 10th wedding anniversary party for Mrs Ackerson's brother and wife, Mr and Mrs Ervin Luedtke of Fenlon at their home Friday evening, Oct. 11, % Mr and Mrs Lee Ricke of Morgan, Minn, were SatQrday overnight and Sunday guests in the George Ricke home. Mr and Mrs George Gootz and family were also Sunday dinner guests in the Rickc home. Mrs John Larson, nee Alvina Oppedahl of Chicago left for her home following a week's visit in the home of her sister, Mrs Lester Blain and family. Marilyn Froelich, youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs Carl Froelich, was a medical patient in St. Ann hospital, Algona, several days last week. Helen Lickteig, Janice*Richts- moier, Kathleen Studcr, Marilyn Hugh and a classmate, Mary De- Pudyt, all students at Good Councel Academy, spent the weekend at their parental homes. Mrs J. P. Studer went up to get the young ladies on Friday and Albert Lickteigs took them back. Sunday guests in the Lou Gouge home were their nephew and niece, Mr and Mrs Henry WITH SAVINGS ^ J You Can't Count On A Long Shot to bring in money when yow need it anymore than yew can count on something good "just happening" tp supply the money for next summer's vacation. And what HBOUt that new furniture or the clothes you'll want in the spring? Savings are the one answer that ore, a "sure thing" when you want them, and dpn't forget/ we add to your sayings regularly by paying you Intertit. Open an account now. Have money when you want it. Home Federal Savings & Loan Association Originally Qrgonijed 191? Ml Deposits Insured To 510,000 AIGQNA, Wills of Morgan, Minn, who crime down with Mr and Mrs Lee Rickc who visited Ricke relatives here that day. Mr and Mrs Bob Yohn of Minneapolis were weekend guests in her parental, August Oarman home. Mr and Mrs Leo Bleich, employed in Ames, spont the week end here in their home. Thursday, Oct. H 1957 Alflona (to.) Upper DM Mftffltt-l A truck owned by Serenas Eis- Calmnr. The truck ran across bernd ran away recently when the street and crushed the front the brakes pnve way as it was porch of the Robert Schlitter parked near the post-office in home. LOCALS Mrs Lucille Zerfass has returned from an extended visit which began with altendanro at the wedding of her nephew Russeli Thurau and Beverly Horn a'. Skoki, 111. The couple is now at home in Nashville, Tenn. From there Mrs Zerfass went to Redfield and visited her sister. Mi> Irma Altwegg and the final visit was at DCS Moines with ho: brother-in-law and sister, Mr and Mrs James Thurau. The Rose Circle mel in the home of Mrs Charles Weisbrod 'with Mrs George M. Jorgenson assisting hostess. Nineteen members were present, and Mrs Blanche Huskamp was a guest. Mrs John Munch was in charge of the devotions and Ralph Weisbrod presented the lesson. The circle chairman announced the plans for the Smorgasbord Nov. 13. 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