The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 10, 1965 · Page 12
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World Traveler Visits Fenton ByJEANPRIEBE Upper DCS Molnes Reporter FENTON - A retired art teacher from Chicago who has recently completed a four- month trip around the world Is a guest at the home of Mrs. Clayton Dltsworth of Fenton. The woman, Miss Luella Newel formerly of Fenton, Is a sister of Mrs. Dltsworth. Miss Newel began her trip by attending the Inauguration of President Johnson In January. She then flew to Lisbon and to Rome, where she met two friends who were to travel with her. The three women flew to Belgrade, Yugoslavia, where Miss Newel had an experience which frightened her into thinking she might be arrested. While on a street alone she saw two tall, handsome soldiers walking In her direction. She raised her camera, thinking she might photograph them as fine examples of the well-built Yugoslav men. One of them smiled slightly as they passed. However, a moment later she felt a tap on her shoulder and turned toseepne of the soldiers, pointing at her camera and saying something she could not understand. Bystanders, who gathered quickly, told her he wanted to know If she had taken a picture. He asked for her passport, which was at her hotel. He then asked If she was with the United States Embassy, and she answered/'No." He repeated what he had asked first, "Did you take a picture?" As he spoke no English and she couldn't understand him, several people in the crowd interpreted all saying over and over, "Did you take a picture?" Finally, Miss Newel made them understand her answer, "You can't take a picture when people are moving." The crowd dispersed and she returned to her hotel and friends. The three women next visited cities in the Ukraine, the richest province In Russia. Kiev, the capital, was their first stop. There Intourlst gave them coupons for meals at hotels restaurants for the seven days they were to be In the country. They also visited Yalta and Odessa. After visiting cities in Lebanon, Iraq and Iran, they came to Kabul, Afghanistan, where Mrs. Dorothy Cole, a friend of Mrs, Dltsworth has lived for four years. Miss Newel asked a woman to .help her use a hotel telephone and later found she'd asked the United States Ambassador's wife. Mrs. Cole took the women shopping and they visited In her home. Since returning from the. trip, Miss Newel has received live hand-made dolls from Mrs. Cole. The trio visited cities In Pakistan and, at Delhi, India, Miss Newel heard. Prime Minister Shasti speak at dedication of a new building development. She was given a front row seat. Other highlights were an elephant ride at Jaipur, seeing the Taj Mahal at Agra, and a boat trip on the Ganges river,where they saw the burning ghats. In Nepal, they saw the sun rise over Mount Everest and met the Rev. and Mrs. Roy Heggen who once served the Blak- Jer Lutheran Church near Seneca. The Rev. Heggen translates health information to try to reduce tuberculosis which the majority of people there contact at some time. Following visits at Madras, Ceylon, and Bangkok, Thailand, they visited with Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Reynolds during a stop at Hong Kong. Mrs. Reynolds is the former Joan Lufkln, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Luf- kln of Fenton. After a visit at Taipeh, Formosa, the three women separated in Japan. Miss Newel was especially Interested in her stop at Honolulu, Hawaii, as she was studying at the University of Hawaii when Pearl Harbor was bombed. She has a hobby of collecting dolls from countries she visits and bought 30 on this trip. All are hand made in native costumes and resemble ''little people," she says. She has about 175, ranging frdm lj to 28" high, with at least one from every country she has visited except Egypt. She has dolls ranging from Henry VIII and six of his wives from England, a Geisha girl from Japan; an Afghanistan priest (mullah), and a realistic Gaucho (South American cowboy) from Montevideo, Uruguay. Tne latter is one of her favorites. Miss Newel, whose home was Fenton before she began her teaching career, is already planning her next trip. Algonans Wed 25 Years Achievement Days Are Set At County Fair you're at the Fair, be sure to look for our news stand where Petrea Thoreson and Sandy O'Brien will be getting the latest news for you. We'll be glad to direct you to any projects you may be interested in. We'll be in floral hall. See you at the Fair ! MR. AND MRS. Fred Allen (nee Cheryl Immerfall) and Kent Immerfall will hold open house for their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Immerfall, for their 25th wedding anniversary in their home at 105 North Roan Street, Algona, Sunday, August 15, from 2 to 4 p.m. Blue Earth Area Suffers Hail Damage A heavy hall storm Friday night destroyed corn and soybeans in a four-mile area northwest of Blue Earth, in Emerald and Barber Townships, Heavy rain preceded the hall storm that started about 5 p.m. The hall was accompanied by heavy winds. Electricity was out .on at least one farm. The hail was so extensive that It was still in evidence along the road several hours after the storm ended. About 10 farms were believed to be affected by the storm. In this area the crops had been planted late because of wet field conditions this spring, Five farms in the area that were extensively damaged were those of the Paul Peterson, Elmer Eckhardt, George Schwartz, Lester and Elmer At the Martin Berndt farm, 6 miles east and 1 3/4 miles north of Blue Earth, the hall was still piled against a building to a depth of 4 or 5 inches this morning. The Berndts 1 200 acres of corn and beans were stripped and flattened by the hail that fell for 10 minutes. Mrs. Berndt said that this was the third time In 13 years that they had been hailed out. ETHIOPIA-BOUND Robert C. Means, son of Mr. and Mrs. Judd Means, Villisca, and his wife have left for Ethiopia where Mr. Means will teach law at the Haile Selassia I University Law School at Addis Ababa, Bob is a graduate of Villisca Community high school, Iowa State College and Harvard Law School. Willard S. Maxson of West Branch celebrated his 97th birthday there on July 15th, Born at West Liberty he has lived most of his life in this community. Mr. and Mrs. Maxson will celebrate their 67th wedding 4-H Achievement Days at the Kossuth County Fair bring to a climax the year's 4-H activities. The purpose of this show is one of education in Kossuth county and this intent should be evident in the choice of exhibits and conduct of all exhibitors throughout the show. All articles must be the work of an active 4-H girl's club member, meeting county membership requirements and made since the 1964 county achievement show. A 4-H membership must be recorded in the county extension office by May 1 on a standard enrollment card. When the day arrives and all articles are finished and on display, a 4-H girl receives a certain satisfaction. Maybe the premium received is a red, white, or, if it is really good, a blue, but this is only "a frosting on the cake." Since home furnishings is the main project this year, the majority of the entries will be of this type. Each club is limited to a specified number of articles in each class. In the age division 10-11, there are 13 projects that may be exhibited; in the age division 12-13, there are nine projects that may be exhibited; and in the age division 14 and above there are five projects that may be exhibited. State Fair entries are chosen from entries of girls 12 and above. There are nine double entries in this class. Food and nutrition and clothing projects are also going to be exhibited at the local achievement shows. The number of entries per club will be determined by the number of project members each club has enrolled. The boys do not have a local achievement show, but their club tours are almost the same thing, Getting their projects ready is also a big task. If they have beef, you would probably find them leading their calf around the yard; if they have pigs, they are probably grooming tfteip so the pigs' coat is slick. Algona (la.) Upper Des Molnes Tuesday, August 10, 1965 GOP Meeting Republican women of 2nd ward, Algona, will have a coffee Aug. 17 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the home of Mrs. LeRoy Strohman, 120 So. Roan. Mrs. Terry McGuire and Mrs. Jim Andreascn are assisting hostesses. All Republican women are invited. 6 Herds Highly Rated In Tests John Ward, SweaCity, D.H.I.A. supervisor for the North Kossuth No. 2 association, reports the following herds testing 1.5 Ibs. of fat per cow - Robert Huskamp, Fenton; Alfred Hurlburt, Elmore, Minn.; Jasper Dohlman, Buffalo Center and Martin Harms, Titonka. Wilhelmi Bros., Bancroft, had the high herd with l.G Ibs of fat. Some of the herds having average cows on test for 305 days were those of Alvin Boettcher, Lakota; Alfred Hurlburt, Elmore, H & G Soderberg, Bancroft; Harry Vigdal, Armstrong; Sidney Payne, Ledyard; and John Ruger, Fenton. Card of Thanks CARD OF THANKS Thanks so much for the many prayers, cards, flowers and acts of kindness to myself and my family during and since my surgery at Iowa City. Your kindness shall always be remembered. Mrs. Phil Eischen. (59*) A little something to lean on Even a hefty-sized man can lean with confidence, on this kind of dollar. It's a growth dollar... grown bigger on husky earnings. You, too, can turn your dollars into growth dollars by saving with us... where your dollars work harder and grow bigger. Home Federal Savings & i m — _^^ i0 Loan Association HOME LOANS TO BUILD, PURCHASE OR REMODEL 4% Current Earnings All Accounts Fully Insured to $10,000 Save from the 15th — Earn from the First ALGONA Since J9J7. . .-*... «JWA

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