The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 6, 1965 · Page 8
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 6, 1965
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t-Algena (la.) Upp»r D»» Moln«« Tuttdoy, April 6, Evelyn iiw IMmHHmnHlHmlmlll March 25 and still far too much snow. I think some row boats will be in use when it begins to really thaw. I'm glad I am on high ground. Alfona has suffered another blow with the sudden death of Lucy Hoffman. I shall never forget her kindness in calling on me soon after the death of my mother and her gift of homemade food it was a thoughtful gesture and over the years I have had calls from her and many phone chats. There has never been-a time till this year that so many friends have left us. A letter March 15 from Mrs. "W. J. Bourne asked for Information on the little town the Cadys came from and where my father was born. It is Peninsula, and only 22 miles from Cleveland where she is spending the winter with her daughter Julia and husband. They drive around a lot and she said it was highly possible they would go there. I gave a detailed account of the place and the location of the homes my grandfather had built and sold. I was there in 1951 and would like to go back again. It holds a great fascination for me. Mrs. Bourne is anxious to get back home, but gave me no definite date. * * * It was of interest to me, too, to learn from Mrs. Webb Fowler that she had attended Brea college Ohio, and my aunt, Eva Cady also attended it. But, oh, the A GALAXY OF NEWEST HAT STYLES All that's new, dramatic and most flattering can be found in our new Easter chapeau collection. Visit us today many one-of-a-kind designs. Hurryl risc o n. Kill » es many years between the matriculations. The Cadys came to Iowa In 1877 as near as I caji figure or remember the talk about it. Dad was 14 so I was told, and he was born In 1863. * * * Mrs. Bourne said she received a valentine from Fred Cottrell who said it was "for a nice teacher." She remembers his father, a painter, and his mother, active in the Methodist church at Burt. She Is under the Impression Fred worked for the Bournes when they had a store here and she remembers well that Guy Clapsaddle was once their delivery boy. She states "We are having the last snows of winter. Always so strange to have the streets rid of snow so quickly, but the city puts salt on the roads. Keeps Bob and Julia busy with their cars to keep them from rusting." A letter came with Easter greetings from Florence Hagg (Mrs. Albert), who recently re- tured to their home at Monrovia, Calif. Poor Haggsl They are torn between their love of the climate in California and the relatives and friends in Algona. They hope to get back in August for a visit. She wrote the letter in the patio. "The bees and a few files are busy buzzing by and the birds have been chirping since daylight. We have a tame blue jay that makes Us daily visit for nut meats and bread crumbs." She got back to California just ahead of our big snow storm and after a few days rest, was busy with her flowers. She had lovely ones here, so 1 am sure their place must be most attractive out the re. In fact, I saw several colored pictures and Florence sure has a "green thumb". * * + '' Another note from Glenn Naudain, who has figured out we are "cousins-in-law" through Edna Stebblns, Leeta Henderson's mother. Well, fine and dandy. My family is so small I can well add another to the "tree." A part of it said "We have a rainy day, but Monday and Tuesday were fine. We went to a flower show in Charlotte, (South Carolina) given by the Garden Club. It was beautiful." * * * A letter from my cousin Melvin Henderson contained much the same - blooming flowers, etc., and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Lewis have returned from Yuma, Ariz., singing the praises of the place, but admitting they like Iowa better. Well, sing about your posies, we'll have 'em too, when you folks who chant now will be sweltering in heat. I never hear of Yuma that I am not reminded of Will Brunson, Zada's father, who was there briefly once and said, "It is just 23 degrees hotter than h—." However, with air conditioning now, it is probably livable. * * * Ruth and Jerry Lewis were in Yuma to visit a brother-in- law and sister of Mr. Lewis, Mr. and Mrs. Clell Johnson. He was gassed in World War I and it has left him with pulmonary trouble which is less troublesome in a dry climate. En route home they stopped at Monet, Mo. to visit with Mrs. Lewis' mother, Mrs. A.B.Mont- gomery. Doors were open, air balmy, and flowers abloom there, too. * * * K. D. Long, projectionist at the Drive-In theatre said it was supposed to have opened last week but a letter and pictures to the main office at Des Moines convinced the "powers that be" that to open the theatre was an utter impossibility. With drifts for and aft, there wasn't a chance of opening. Mr. Long lived in Minnesota at one time on a farm and he told me of a storm that left snow so high they had to go through the hay mow door to get down to feed the stock below. * * * I've had two flower watering pots, you know, those tin, long- spouted dinguses, one given me by Mrs. Gilles, one by Velma Hagg. Both rusted out, and in the queerest place -inthe middle of the body part where no water is left. Then, of course, they spill the water out. Awhile ago, Amy Johnson said, "Why not use a plastic hand lotion bottle. We have so many around here." So she brought one. The top unscrews to fill, then there is a little gadget to open the top, a little spout, and it makes a wonderful water er, and no rusting. * * * The other day, I ate a chocolate and a small speck dropped on a paper I had in front of me. I moistened my finger, picked up the little speck so it wouldn't smear the paper. It reminded me of a time years ago when I was sitting on Dad's lap, saw a small speck that looked like chocolate as I had been eating some, but It turned out to be a small speck of tobacco. He had just filled his pipe. I remember how It burned my tongue and I climbed down to get a drink of water. Dad was contrite, but not at fault. * * * I heard the men talking about an unusual pipe John Arndorfer smokes. I must take a look at it. Dad had a Meersham he tried to color. They are white, you know, then take on a brown color as they absorb the nicotine. He finally gave up and went to a smaller bowled pipe would it have been a brier ? Remember the corn cob pipes, and grandpa Henderson had a clay one. We have also heard about grandmothers smoking pipes years ago. Mine never did, thank goodness, so I guess we shouldn't be upset over women and their cigarettes. No - I don't smoke. * * * Glenn Naudain's "Rotary News" had this choice morsel "Scandal must be bad to be good." Another one was "Come to church every Sunday and avoid the Easter rush." * * * As a child, I would run blocks to see a "horseless carriage" and the time will come when youngsters will run blocks to see a horse. In fact, Rex Post was thrilled at seeing a team and wagon the other day and called to grandma Lizzie to come see it. The first time the astronaut took flight, I watched on TV, but the other day I watched it very briefly. Didn't even watch the recovery of the capsule. I'd seen it before. I imagine there were hundreds of others who went on about their work unperturbed if not exactly indifferent to the really remarkable feat. How quickly we become blase to say the least, and accept these things as a matter of course. * * * It may not look like spring outside, but there is something in the atmosphere that gives women that "spring urge" for cleaning. One was on the war path hunting cob-webs, a few others were doing some painting, others are hard on the trail of cupboards and drawers. After the roads from here to Jackson, Minn, had been opened to one-way traffic, Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Nasby made a flying trip to see her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nyborg. They said if we thought drifts were high here, we should see them in Minnesota. They took a picture of Mrs. Nyborg atop a particularly high one. * * + Mrs. Wendell Feaster is happy she is living on high ground. Much of her life has been spent near rivers which periodically overflow and bring hazards. * * * Mrs. Hugo Johnson has a brother, Ernest Pilcher, who married Mabel Nelson. The Pilcher's daughter married a missionary, Reuben Peterson, whose field was in Africa. On a furlough not long ago, they of course brought their children, and believe it or not, the children were anxious to get back "home" to Africa I The Knute Ortons are much the same. After their furlough here, they were anxious to get back to their field. For several years they have been at Ippy, but are at present at Fort Crampel in the Chad area. They are not far from the Sahara desert. They will eventually go back to Ippy. Conditions are calm and quiet where they are located. * * * Often a name comes to mind and details escape. Such was the case with Mrs. Marie Murtagh. Minnie Morse kept in her mind and upon inquiry, I got the information that she was a popular, lovely young lady whose family lived on Diagonal street. Carrie Durant gave me the information, which I passed on to Mrs. Murtagh. Minnie was a friend of the Durant sisters, particularly of the late Antoinette, somewhat older than Carrie. Second In Vault Wayne Patterson of Algona high school tied for second in the pole vault in the State Class A Indoor Track Meet Friday at Iowa City as the locals placed 20th with 3 1/2 points in the large field. Eagle Grove grabbed the title with 29 1/2 points, Humboldt was third, Clarion 16th, Clear Lake 22nd and Hampton 25th. LEDYARD Sunday, April 4, the annual examination of young people In the confirmation class of the Bethany Evangelical and Reformed church took place during the regular morning worship service. The class will be confirmed on Palm Sunday. Members are Diane Kessel, Cynthia KLlnkslek, Pamela Klinksiek, Joanne Lloyd, Becky McCoy, Robert Gilbertson, Dennis Johnson, Eldon Jorgenson, Walter Simonsmeier and David Smith. Legion Auxiliary will meet at the hall April 6 at 7:30 p. m. Members are reminded that this is an evening meeting and also to bring their Golden Mike ballots to this meeting. Hostesses will be Mrs. William Baum'an and Mrs. Melvin Busch. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Fletcher, Colorado Springs, Colo., are parents of their first child, a girl born March 24. She weighed 8 Ibs., 2 oz. Mrs. Fletcher is the former Judy Roseboro, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Roseboro. William Green, son of Mrs. Dallas Green, received his discharge from the navy March 10 ALGONA STARTS THURSDAY APRIL 8 following three years duty. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Lawrence of Blue Earth are parents of a boy, their first child, born at the Blue Earth hospital on March 26, weighing 8 Ibs., 10 oz. Mrs. Lawrence Is the former Donna Kramersmeier, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Art Kramersmeier. Nancy Herzog, who spent the week at the parental Harold Herzog home, returned to Northwestern College at Orange City Sunday. A/1C Roy and Mrs. Herzog and Cindy returned to Salina, Kansas Saturday. They were Friday overnight visitors at the Harold Herzogs. Mrs. Alfred Busch was admitted to the Buffalo Center Clinic Wednesday. Mrs. Christie Hinrichsen was •dismissed from the Blue Earth hospital on Tuesday. Roger Green, son of Mrs. Dallas Green, was named to the Dean's list with a grade average of 3.93. Roger is a sophomore In the school of veterinary medicine at Iowa State University, Ames. Alumni Make Gift A check for $80,000 was donated to the College of St. Catherine at St. Paul by alumni of the school. Local alumni are Mrs. Daniel Bray, Mrs. Louis McEnroe and Mary Ann Bradley. Students from here now in attendance there are Judy Bickert, Patricia and Elizabeth Bray, Theresa Bradley and Mary Lucey. Scouts Here Will Collect For Good Turn the Cub and Boy Scouts of the Prairie Gold Area Council are currently making plans to conduct their annual "Good Turn Day for the Handicapped" cloth- Ing drive. This nation-wide program by the Scouts is another of the "Good Turn" events which. highlight the scouting activities here. This drive is not just a drive for an organization's profitable gain, but it is a means of income for 140 handicapped workers who are self-supporting instead of state supported. April 10, Cub Scouts, under the leadership of Cub-masters Ronald Welp and Ed Sindelar and the den mothers, will distribute a "Good Turn Day Bag" to all homes In Algona. These bags should be filled with wearable and repairable clothing and materials, and small household appliances. Then April 17, the Boy Scouts, with Scoutmasters Dick Biesell, Lawrence Hutzell and Bill Klesath in charge, will return to the homes to collect the filled bags for delivery to the Goodwill Industries at Sioux City. NEW Not Just Dreams but well laid plans come true. Arc you iplauniiiK for the future? In-' vestibule New York !,ife I'lanned Security LOUIS H. REILLY fine UNOOWIIITIII !••••!•• tli Wi.T Ni»«»«» ALOO^A.HOWA 80811 YORK LIFE fNSURANCE COMPANY Life Iniurance « Healtb Iniurance 9 AnnuiUei Group Iniurance 9 Penilon PUni ENDS WED. - JAMES STEWART "DEAR BRIDGITTE" NOT SINCE "PETER PAN" & "THE WIZARD OF OZ" HAS THERE BEEN SUCH NEW & UNIQUE ENTERTAINMENT I ALGONA SAT. - SUN. MAT. ILY-at 1:00-3:00 SEE REAL LIVE ANIMALS act just like they were people! A cat who runs a railroad! A dog who takes pictures! A frog who rides motorbikes! 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