The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 28, 1965 · Page 2
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(id.) upper D»« Mem* wtdn M d«y. Jut y 2>, 1965 ^1$$ Arndorfer To Wed Aug. 28 \VHEN YOU'VE MOVED AWAY, you tend to read the home town papers more carefully than you evnr did l^efore. Though 1 know I can't possibly take advantage of thorn, I always read the ads and I even read all the Ixiard proceedings and legal notices. In one recent Upper Des Moines there was a real estate transfer item that pave me a session with nostalgia. It was the sale of the home where our family did so much living - the Grey House. Regardless of what the records at the courthouse say, part of that house will always belonr to me ! IT WASN'T ALWAYS KNOWN AS THE "Grey House". When I first became aware of it, my brother was living In it and he called it the "Ice Cube" because of its shape. Before that, part of it had been a stable which my father had moved to a new foundation and remodeled. When we were married, the brother was transferred temporarily so we had a chance to rent i', 'xit we thought $25 a month, furnished, was a little steep. Nevertheless, we decided to live it up and a few months later we had a chance to buy it. WHILE WE WERE USING SOMEBODY else's furniture, we had time to leisurely select our own tilings. Eacli Saturday night we'd go to the store and dicker and dream. The day when all our new furniture was finally in place still stajuls out In my memory as a red letter one. Never before or since has a house looked so elegant to me 1 Then loo, while we lived in it, never again was it quite so umblemished for it wasn't too much later that we started bringing those bundles home from Kossuth hospital. Life in the house Iwcame less orderly, but infinitely more interesting. - o - AS THE FAMILY GREW, SO did Uie house. When our second heir became apparent, we needed more room so the house acquired a sizeable extension which made the "Ice Cube" title no longer appropriate. When we didn't get to bring the baby home after all, the space wasn't so badly needed and it remained unfurnished for a while. For a long time it was referred to as the "new room" and It was mighty handy for birthday parties and rainy day tricycle rides, for by that time Mary Ann had arrived to join her brother. - o - WHEN JEAN WAS BORN the house became llved-in at all corners. We not only used the new extension, we had an extension put on the loan to pay for the hospital and special nursing needed to keep her alive. Mamma started writing a column and Father built bookcases and a desk for her, and it wasn't long until it became necessary^ to add another appendage to the house - a back porch which was handy to store bikes and snow boots.and to lay out the tomatoes while they were ripening. - o - MEANWHILE, BILL HAD PUNCHED a hole in the living room wall with a broomstick horse he was riding and thatj among other things, necessitated new plaster, and while i% were at it, enlarged living room windows. The heating system evolved from hand-fired coal furnace, to automatic oil and then gas, we had new kitchen cupboards built, and that most blessed of invention I wish I had here - a garbage disposal. We saw the hand-writing on the wall for the place had juvenile artwork all over and the least of my troubles was* having a house with a lived-in look. But the day I discovered a small sprout of corn growing out of a moist crack in the bathroom floor, really shook me. We had new linoleum shortly afterward I - o - THE "GREY HOUSE" TITLE came from a column I fancied was satire, which I wrote after Jacqueline Kennedy had taken the nation on a TV tour of the restored White House. I subsequently sold it to a magazine, but by the time it appeared we had sold the Grey House, sold, gave away, or hauled to the dump, twenty-one years of accumulated furnishings, and moved to Florida. Even though there was a sizeable check with the article, I wept when 1 received it. - o - WHAT WITH ALL THE EXTENSIONS and the hard times, we never got the Grey House paid for until we sold it, but it did finance our move to Florida. We were never quite happy here until we acquired a place of our own and proceeds from the Grey House had a part in that, too. We love our new home and it is quite a bit nicer than the Grey House was when we lived in it and we're working and planning to improve it. But we left a big part of our lives in the Grey House. - o - DURING THE WEEK OF JULY 25 through 31, people having birthdays include Dorothy Kraft, Tom Hutchinson, Vern McClure, David Merryman, Bunny Richardson, Michael Stillman, Marne Ruth Parrott, Karen Kae Zeigler, Nancy Muckey Shipler, Bertha Thuente, Ann Marie Wilson, Marge Baker, Ted Chrischilles, Bette Hoover, Joe Lynch, Jr., Edith Buchanan, John Groen, Janet Andreasen, Byron Richardson, Carl Hanson, Helen Conn, Mike Studer, Orville Wicks, Cheryl Rusk, Steven Carlson, Joseph Bradley, Andy Gotten, J. D. Leaneagh, Jim Col well and David Cogdall. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Green have a wedding anniversary. - o - THIS WEEK'S RECIPE IS FOR ANOTHER peach pie - Peach Almond Upside-Down. Pastry for 9-inch, 2 crust pie 2 tbsp. soft butter 2/3 cup toasted sliced almonds 1/3 cup brown sugar 5 cups sliced fresh peaches (about 8 medium) 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 tbsp. tapioca 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 1/4 tsp. cinnamon Line 9-inch DIP nan \vith 12-inch square of foil^ letting excess foil overhang edge. Spread wiui 2 tbsp. butter. Press nuts and 1/3 cup brown sugar into butter. Fit bottom crust into pie pan over nuts and brown sugar. Mix rest of ingredients. Pour into pastry shell. Cover with top crust. Seal, flute and prick with fork. Brush lightly witli milk. Bake at 450 degrees for ten minutes. Lower heat to 375 degrees and bake 35 to 40 minutes more. Cool thoroughly. Turn upside down on serving plate. Remove foil. GRACE RADISH The Haltennans of Bayard 'know how to grow radishes. Their daughter, Heidi displayed one weighing one pound and measured a little more than nine inches in circumference. RETIREE Mrs. Ruby Coyne was honored for her 40 years of teaching upon her retirement from teaching in Sac county. She has taught 34 years in rural schools and the last o years at the Lake system. MARY JAN ARNDORFER The engagement of Mary Jan Arndorfer of Algona and Roger E. Hayungs of Garner is announced by Miss Arndorfer'spar- ents, Mr. and Mrs.Clarence Arndorfer of Algona. Mr. Hayungs is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Claus Hayungs of Garner. An August 28 wedding is planned in St. Benedict. The bride-elect, a graduate of Garrigan high school and St. Joseph Mercy School of Nursing, Mason City, is employed at Mercy hospital, Mason City. Her fiance was graduated from Garner high school, attended junior college in Mason City and is employed by • Walnut Grove Products Co. at Grinnell. Burf Club Has Anniversary On 50th Year BURT - Another Burt club, the U and I circle, has observed its fiftieth anniversary. 35 members and guests met at the home of Mrs. Russell Patterson Tuesday to celebrate and recall happenings of the past 50 years. In July, 1915, Ida Pearson invited her neighbors in the Fairview school district to spend the day at her home while their husbands attended a farm sale. The day was so much enjoyed, the ladies decided to form a club and meet once a month. The first president was Nellie Hawcott. She chose the name for the club and also held its first banquet at her home in Jan., 1916. Charter members of the club were Ida Anderson, Margaret Bernhard, Charlotte Chafee, Emma Hawcott, Nellie Hawcott, Ida Pearson and Lottie Sewick. Mrs. Sewick, now of Spirit Lake, was the only charter member attending. Mr s.Gladys Hawcott, who has been a continuous member for 45 years, also attended, A very interesting program was presented. Letters from members or former members unable to attend were read by Mrs. Robert Angus. Mrs. Ray Westling gave a welcome and' other program numbers included a flute solo by Cynthia Patterson; piano duet by Sharon and Kathleen Patterson; vocal solo by Patty Shierbon accompanied by Kathleen; and several readings by Mrs. Westling and Mrs, Robert Angus, A memorial tribute was paid to following deceased members: Ida Anderson, Margaret Bernhard, Ida Brace, Charlotte and Jessie Chafee, Emma, Nellie and Annie Hawcott, Nora Hobson, Helen Johnson, Irene Larson, Kda Pearson, Laura Sewick, Lottie Steward, Ella Shipler, Clara Shaw, Cora Stow, Carrie Toothman, Lillian and Mary Vol' entine, Larcy Mann, Stella Ortman and Pearl Daniels. Present officers are Mesdames Ray Westling, president; Russell Patterson, vice president; and Robert Angus, sec'y., treas. Assisting Mrs. Patterson as hostess were Mesdames Robert Angus, Gladys Hawcott and Neoma Junkermeier. Miss Junkermeier was in charge of the guest book, Mrs. Westling poured and Mrs. Angus served punch. SHOWER HONOREE Mrs. John Hasse, Jackson, Minn., was honored at a post-nuptial shower at St. John's Lutheran church, Burt, Monday night. Ruth Hasse registered the many guests attending. Mrs. Robert Angus announced the program of the evening that included meditations by Mrs. Kenneth Sarchet; vocal solo by Mrs. Roscoe Mawdsley, Jr., accompanied by Mrs. Leonard Stenzel; a reading by Mrs. Jerry Kissner and a skit by Mrs. Duane Habegar, Mrs. Rudy Willrett and Mrs. Charlotte Habegar. Mrs. Hasse was assisted in opening her many gifts by her sisters-in-law, Alvina Hasse and . Mrs. Wendell Christensen and Mary Christensen. Alvina Hasse poured. Jane Stronstad, Jackson, and John Hasse, formerly of Burt, were married at Bertram!, Minn., July 11. * * * BOOK REVIEW Members of the U. P. W. Wednesday heard a review by Mrs. Henry Smith on the book "Mission To The Head Hunters". Ruth Hodgson gave devotions. In business transacted, the summer medical offering was dedicated and Mrs. Harlem Lacy was appointed to receive articles for the sewing and supplies assignment. Members are asked to leave articles with Mrs. Lacy before Sept. 12. Mrs. C. M. Gross and Mrs. Robert Angus were elected to serve on the church nominating committee. Hostesses for Wednesday's meeting were Mesdames Ray Dremmel, Jake Gifford andCelia Scott. * * * Burt friends learned recently that the son of a former Burt resident and his wife have been chosen by the Methodist church to go to Enchanted Lakes, Oahu, Hawaii, where they will organize a new Methodist church. He is Rev. Donald Inlay, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Inlay, Whittier, Calif. Mrs. Edgar Inlay is the former Mabelle Gray, daughter of the George Grays, who for many years farmed east of Burt. Visiting at the home of their mother and grandmother, Mrs. Jessie Rash, are Mr. and Mrs. Layton Rash, Jeffrey and Cheryl, Riverside, Calif., Mr. and Mrs. Orville 0. White (June) and sons, Nashville, Tenn., Mrs. James F. Herring (Norma Jean) and son James, Jr., Forest Heights, Maryland. Other guests Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. John Rash and family, Mrs. C. O. Webb and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Webb and boys, all of Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Owen Hopkins, Fredricksburg, visited from Sunday through Thursday with her sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Miller. Wednesday, all went to Sioux Center where they visited the ladies' aunt, Mrs. Elta Earth. They also called at the Al Hesla home at Hull, Iowa. Mr. and Mrs. James Trager, and Tammy Jo, Des Moines, were weekend guests at the parental Fred Hilton home. Little Tammy Jo remained for a longer visit with her grandparents. Brenda Holding also spent the week with the Hiltons. Mrs. Roland Lavrenz and Mayme arrived home Monday from Cedar Rapids where they visited at the Dennis Krai home and became acquainted with the new granddaughter, Paula Kay Krai. Mrs. Krai is the former Karen Lavrenz. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Westling and Vickie, Linda Arend, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Westling, Barnum, and Mr. and Mrs. Ed .Holtapp, Pomeroy, spent several ^•'days the past week at a cabin on Silver Lake. They were joined Sunday by Mr. and Mrs. Vern Shipler. The annual Hoosier Picnic will be held at the Burt Legion hall Aug. 1. A picnic dinner will be held at 12:30 p. m. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Hawcott and Kenneth are enjoying a 2-week vacation in Colorado. Also vacationing in Colorado are Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Johnson and family. Mr. and Mrs. K. J. Smith, who are spending the summer at their cabin at Templar Park, Okoboji, spent several days at their home here. Miss Isebrand, Titonka, Will Wed In August and Mrs. Arthur C. Ibsen, Clarence, Iowa. Joyce is employed at Pioneer HiBred Corn Co. as an IBM tab operator. Jim is supervisor of data processing operations and programmer fqr Pioneer. A small wedding is planned August 20. JOYCE ISEBRAND Mr. and Mrs. John B. Isebrand, Titonka, announce the engagement of their daughter, Joyce Irene, Des Moines, to Jamie K. Ibsen, Des Moines, son of Mr. HOSPITAL NEWS July 20 - Admitted - Margaret Arend, Algona, medical; dismissed - O. B. Lalng, Algona. July 21 - Birth - Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Black, Algona, girl, 6 pounds, 15 1/2 oz.; Admitted Mrs. Max Miller, Algona, medical; dismissed - Mrs. Marvin Stroebel and baby, Margaret Arend, Mrs. Katherine McMurray, Dennis Walker, Algona. July 22 - Birth - Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Haas, Algona, girl, 7 pounds, 1 1/2 oz.; admitted Allen Seely, Algona, medical; dismissed - Donna Degen, Whittemore, July 23 - Admitted - Delmar Plathe, Bode, medical; Mrs. James Connor, Ralston, Nebr., medical; dismissed - Mrs. Marvin Keene and baby. July 24 - Admitted - Mrs. Larry Buscher, Mrs. Floyd Welshaar, Mrs. Sharon Elbert, Algona, medical. July 25 - Admitted - Mrs. Claire Keith, Algona, medical; Earl Ludwig, Algona, minor surgery; Kathleen Boudewyns, Algona, fracture; dismissed - Mrs. Kay Peters, Mrs. Stanley Black and baby, Algona. July 26 - Admitted - Joseph Medin, Algona, medical; Margaret Fox, Bancroft, medical; Pershlng Marlow, Burt, surgery; dismissed- Kathleen Boudewyns, Algona. WIRING Connected or Corrttftd. I ITT ELECTRIC U I I "JIM Phone 295-2223 RlDIKALUS DAZE/ BARGAINS AT TOM'S Don't Wait — These Will Move In A | Hurry!! WOW! 5 Used TV's 1 ONLY 99c Ea. ZOWIE! 2 Used TV's 1 ONLY $5 Ea. (They're better than the 5 above) I HOT DOG! 2 Used TV's - ONLY $10 Ea. (They're better than the 2 above) 1 - USED COLOR TV - ONLY $50 1 - USED COLOR TV - ONLY $100 USED RADIOS- $l;;Uju ^ 5- INSULATED DRINKING CUPS - 2 FOR 25e I I & TV 215 E. State 295-3260 Algona LITTLE LEAGUER DENNIS PAYNE SAYS "I Like Hank's Ice Cream!" REGULAR 20c ROOT BEER FLOATS & SUNDAES ONLY 150 FRI., JULY 30, ************* 3 FLAVORS DAIRY CREME CHERRY CUSTARD VANILLA CHOCOLATE Denny Payne (in foreground with ice cream on face) jokingly admits that this is a ridiculous way to eat ice cream, but insists that it tastes better than ever at Furst's Dairy Creme! Regardless of your eating habits, you'll enjoy all of the tasty delights at Furst's. Brighten up your Ridiculous Days activities with appetite-pleasers from FURST'S DAIRY CREME ! As a Ridiculous Days special on Friday, Hank has root beer floats and sundaes priced at 15? rather than the usual 20?. PLENTY OF PARKING SPACE AT FURST'S DAIRY CREME locally Owned By HANK & FLORENCE FURST AT THE CORNER OF KENNEDY AND SOUTH PHILLIPS STREETS TASTY Malts, Shakes & Sundaes 18 FLAVORS •I T . f •': V -T •" Cold Drinks & Slushes 11 FLAVORS Floats & Sodas ******** Sandwiches BEEFBURGERS CHEESEBURGERS CHILIBURGERS HOT DOGS CHILI DOGS HAM HAM AND CHEESE BARBECUE BEEF ***«*«**

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