The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 17, 1965 · Page 7
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 17, 1965
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I am still chuckling over some of the sequences In "The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World." One In particular.was Phil Silvers tugging at his wet trousers, the finale with all the "money hunters" hospitalized, In traction and various sorts of devices. It turned out a little differently than 1 suspected. I thought the money would turn out be bogus. * * * My mall this week has been of unusual interest. The most important was the announcement of the marriage July 3 of Katherine Sue, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymon Henry of Indianapolis , Ind., to Allen Lee Drlskell, the wedding taking place at Carthage. Enclosed was an invitation to the open house to be held August 21 from 5 till 7 at the home of the bride's parents. The years have sure flown at incredible speed, for it seems only yesterday the Henrys lived In our apartment, Patty was just a baby and now she has been married at least two years and Kathy was born a few years later after Raymon had been transferred by the John Deere company. He is still with the company and has received several promotions. They lived at Moline for awhile and when Hazel Lusby, Lizzie Post and I visited the Abner Longs in Davenport, we always made it a point of seeing the Henrys. Both are lovely girls, Patty tall, blonde and resembling her father, Kathy shorter and dark, a replica of her mother Betty. Well, I will not be attending the open house but I will be writing a letter soon. There is much to tell the family. * * * From Londonderry, Ireland, came a card from Helen Hutchison. She informed me her son Tom had joined her and her sister Ann Peterson at Dublin and they are now taking a trip around the coast of Ireland. Tom's grandfather, Archie Hutchison, proved his ancestry by his Irish wit. * * * Another card from a distance was from Carol Gotten from Grandbury, Tex. and pictured the six flags over Texas. From Bea Beisell came a card from Garden Grove, Calif., and showed a picture of San Francisco's cable cars. The third card was from Carl Mortensen, former resident here at Good Samaritan but now at the Turner Rest home at Armstrong. He moved there to be nearer tc a brother and a friend who promised to take him fishing often In the summer. It made quite a trip to come here to get him, take him back to a favorite spot north of Armstrong, then back here. Carl is an avid fisherman, * * * A letter from Inez Wolfe, who was convalescing from surgery at Iowa City with relatives at Davenport and her message gave the good news she was planning, on being home ere long. * * * A note from Marie Grover bore a picture of a tanager, I didn't know there was such a bird till I was doing a crossword puzzle and filled In correctly, I saw her briefly the other day but I had company and she had friends waiting for her. She added "I have been enjoying watching a mother cardinal so busy cracking a sunflower seed, then flying over in the next lot making so many, many trips. She must be feeding her little ones. The rabbits have about exhausted my patience - the big ones at first cutting off my plants and now their many, many baby rabbits are everywhere in the yard and garden and they are doing the same thing. A little gopher has also joined the birds and squirrels for feed." Thanks to all of you for your messages. * * * My bouquets have been watered this morning and a report on them is "doing fine." Thank you, my friends. My room is cheery but they add just that much more. A few blossoms on the glads had to be picked off, but the bouquet still is lovely. * * * In memory of the late Mrs. Ida Kuecker, who for some time was a resident at the Good Samaritan Home, a group of women, members of the Elida circle of the Good Hope Lutheran church of Titonka, came here August 4 and sang hymns. Mrs. Kuecker's daughter, Mrs. Don Gerdis, is a member of the circle. From here the women went to the State Park for light refreshments. They sang on each floor and we thank you for the nice gesture, a very fitting memorial. * * * The Leo Arndorfers wereherfc Sunday trying to locate John Arndorfer who had been invited to a family dinner at St. Benedict. A few phone calls from my room failed to locate him, but they finally found him at St. Benedict. * * * We are glad to welcome back Tillie Steinman, who spent her two weeks vacation at Long Beach with her daughter Ruth, Mrs. Willard Salisbury, and luckily got to see Willard, too, who is gone for weeks at a time on board ship. Tillie thinks California is beautiful and interesting but she loves Iowa and was glad to get home. Her son, Willie, has passed his physical and leaves the 17th for Des Moines. * * * I had callers this week I was so glad to see. Dora Johnson, Bancroft and Minnie Kylen, Swea City, sisters, and sisters of my late aunt Mary Henderson. Recently I was asked how Mary was related to them and to me by a person who knows Dora well. I said, "Mary was my aunt through marriage to my mother's brother, Frank Henderson. All were Pelleymounter girls." The large family is dwindling and the recent death of their brother Paul in Texas leaves them with but one brother Robert in California. Girls left are Ruth, Laura and Mildred. * * * When I read of the engagement of Frances Hiscynskyj to Don Deal I though what a relief it must be to her to have a simple, short name. I have no idea how her name is pronounced, * * * On the topic of eating, why are so many places so poorly lighted? At Clear Lake recently we could hardly see our food. It was much pleasanter before. It was Ugnt and airy. Now with dark carpeting and no light to speak of, it Is dingy. The dining room has been extended to . twice its former size, but a step down to the addition made us decide to sit where the old windows had been. A place at the Amanas is also so dim. * * * The August birthdays on first floor were observed Tuesday. There were five candles on the cake and I was given the honor of blowing them out. With one blow, my wish should be granted. The Pink Ladies were in charge of refreshments and bingo. * * * Thank you, Susie Adams (Mrs. Maurice Kelley), Tulsa, Okla., for inquiring about me. And, yes, indeed I remember you. I am very happy at Good Samaritan, have excellent care and very good food. That answers your questions and I hope you are well and in good spirits, too. * * * I am sorry another of our fine old ladies has passed away. Carrie Bourne was so alert in spite of her years, interesting to talk with, always cheery and entertaining. I hope the family has remembered to let Mrs. Florence Patterson Howard of Phoenix, Ariz, know of her death. The Bournes and Pattersons were close friends. * * * I am sorry, too, to report the death of Ethel Doe, Wichita, Kans., sister of my late cousin * Harry Goddard's wife, Vinnie. Services were held Tuesday at Rolfe. I am hoping Vinnie gets over here before she returns home. I feel certain she will, but she needs a few days rest. Ethel has been sick the past ten months and Vinnie has cared for her. * * * Such a nice surprise just now 1 A brief call from Mr. and Mrs. Bob Post, Denver, Colo., and Lizzie came along. I've known Bob since he was an infant and it was wonderful seeing him and meeting his wife, Virginia. Her mother, Mrs. Scott of Topeka, Kans., has a cottage at Okoboji and she and the children will remain awhile, but Bob has business to oversee in Denver. He was trying to see as many old friends and haunts as possible. * * * Mrs. L. J. Nelson has a son- in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Patton and Ann of Layfette, La. They delayed their visit here until Ann returned from the Girl Scout Round-up at which 9,000 girls were in attendance. Algona (la.) Upper Dei Moines Tueiday, Augutt 17, 1965 Mrs. Patton is a Pink Lady at a rest home in Layfette and Ann is a candy stripe girl there. The girls wear pink and white striped jackets when at the rest home doing reading or writing letters, or whatever service they can do for the residents. * * * You have seen movies on TV and beautiful girls popping out of birthday cakes - well, Gene Murtagh experienced almost the same recently, but the girl involved was his little granddaughter, Becky Thoresen. * * * Byron Richardson has returned from atrip to Summit, N. J. where he flew both ways. He visited his son Max and family. I asked him about his reactions to flying and he replied in his typical humorous way, "I was glad when my feet were on the ground." . * * * Ever hear one? - tirade-Mamalogue." 'Parental ENDS WEDNESDAY WESLEY | By Mrs. Viola Studer JiiiiniiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Mr. and Mrs. Dick Saunche of Eau Clair, Wis. and Irwin Hayt nus of Brighton, la. spent August 8 weekend in the parental P. C. Haynes home. Mrs. Bill Olsen and daughter- Mary Jo of Mason City formerly of Hutchins were August 3rd visitors in the Clarence Aitcheson home. Joe Cook and Elsie, Mrs. P. C. Haynes and her houseguest Mrs. Harley Haynes spent August 3 with the Fred Cooks of Winnebago, Minn. Guests lately in the parental Mrs. Emma Olsen home were the M. M. Blau's and three children of Kermit, Texas; Kay James Olsens and 2 children of Dennison, Wally Olsens and 4 children of Council Bluffs- JOHN WAYNE "CIRCUS WORLD" THURS. Him SAT, AUGUST 19-21 * 2 BIG FEATURES! AT '17" a rema rebel . .without a cause! ANN- MARGRET AS A 'real* Smoky... JOHHFORSYTHE PfTU UINM-MTMCU UMMllCtUM UUSKtX FRIDAY MATINEE - AUG. 28 at 1:00 and 3:00 FREE "BACK TO SCHOOL SHOW Get your FREE Tickets from the Merchants with Signs displayed in their Windows . . . 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