The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 23, 1965 · Page 2
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|-.A)fO*e (la.) Upper D*i ttturtdey, StpV 23, 1965 THIS YEAR WHEN OUR FAMILY celebrates its holidays, *e hive a rather special *-ed<Jiti£ anriiversary to go along with the three birthdays. It's our Silver one and although -*-e don't expect to do much celebrating »1th so man> of our family and friends far **»>, still twenty-five years is too long a time to fail to make some mention of it if only to say, "By golly, we made it!" - o - WE DIDN'T KNOW WHAT WE WERE getting into that beautiful September day when *e promised to spend the rest of our lives together. It was a home wedding. Rev. Charles Pfieffer officiated, Marion Corey Rekers and Jim Bishop attended us, brother Curly played the wedding music and sister Betty sarig. The Parks, Frank Shilts, Pollards and Clive Stewarts se~ved the luncheon and Bill Dau, Sr. was there to take movies. - o - WE NEVER DREAMED THEN, we'd be celebrating our Silver wedding in Florida. In fact, we never even particularly wanted to go to Florida, but here we are living and loving it! And during our twenty-fifth year of marriage we've seen several people in Florida who were connected with out wedding day - the mothers of both the bride and the groom, Jim Bishop, Curly Pratt and Bill Dan. Rev. Pfieffer also lives in Florida. He made the papers when John Glenn worshipped at his church just before he started his historical orbit. We can say the Rev. Pfieffer also put us in orbit and we've been going round and round ever since! - o - WE DIDN'T KNOW 25 YEARS AGO that the "worse" in "for better or for worse" could get quite so bad as it did; on the other hand, a lot of the joys in our life so far have been better than we could possibly anticipate. I didn't know that what happens to one person, either for good or bad, could not help but affect the other If they are married. - o - WE DIDN'T THINK WE COULD possibly be any happier than we were as newly-weds. As I think back, we were probably pretty sickening with all our hand-holding, but after all we fully expected (along with about 50 million other newlyweds) that our marriage vac going to be different. We'd still be romantically In love when we celebrated our Golden Wedding anniversary 1 But the hand-holding got side-tracked a little three years later when we started having children. - o - WE NEVER DREAMED THAT KIDS could be so enchanting, so much work, so time-consuming, so expensive or so wonderful. When our first heir became apparent, we decided along with another very modern-minded couple, who didn't yet have any children, that we wouldn't let parenthood take over our lives. Thank goodness, this theory turned out to be absurd for all of us, although It took the other couple ten more years before they became parents and then they were just as involved and just as enthusiastic as we were. - o - WE DIDN'T KNOW .THAT CHILDREN could go so quickly,/row diapers to diplomas. I didn't know what a hole it would leave in the nest as each one left for an independent life. But I also didn't know what a feeling of satisfaction there is to find that in spite of what we as parents did, or didn't do, their offspring can turn out to be pretty wonderful people. We didn't know that we'd still have so much to talk about when the kids were gone. - o - THE VERSE ON AN ANNIVERSARY card we received said something about, "Still the same Sweethearts". It was meant as a compliment but it isn't really. If we haven't learned anything In the last 25 years it's about time we stopped trying. We are not only not the same sweethearts we were then, we are scarcely the same people. I've gotten fatter; he's gotten thinner. His hair Is greyer; mine is probably thinner. We don't quarrel very much, but that's because I've about given up trying to reform him of his exasperating traits. It might even be that there are one or two things about me that he finds less than perfect I Instead of calling each other "Dear" and "Honey" as we did back than, now it's "Father" and "Mother" - a custom I considered perfectly appalling 25 years ago. Now, I'd rather be called "Mother" than "Darling." - o - BEING NEWLY-WEDDED SWEETHEARTS has a very special magic. But I don't think I'd go back to those days even if it were possible. The contentment we've achieved was too hard won to try to do over again and I'm not about to start looking around. In fact, I'm more than ready to start the second 25 years together. Father agrees with me on this point. At least, I assume be does, and if he doesn't, I'll really clobber him! - o - DURING THE WEEK OF SEPT. 19 through 25 birthdays include Cynthia Miller, Kathryn Myers, Thelma Hayes, Ronnie Bronson, Katherine McMurray, Netha Mathes, Brad Chrischilles, Ann Hanson, Nyda Kolp, Brett Bartlett, Dave Smith, DeAnne McGuire, David Harig, Laurie Snyder, Susan Behr, Vernice Cash, Mark Prieskorn, Shawn Rooney, Bernice Schoby, Lori Zender, James Chalstrom, Janice Hoeckel, Julie Ann Chrischilles, Vivian Gilbert, Kyle Schattschneider, Merilyn Boekelman, Linda Gant, Larry Hoeckel, Willie Taylor, Linda Parsons, Eldon Winkel, Diane Smith, Helen Ross, BUI Robinson, Janis Venteicher, Donald P. Smith, Susan Clegg, Bea Lynk, Carla Shey, Bruce Hensley, Mrs. Earl Lierly, Jackie Rowley, Paula Rooney, Dorothy Laird, Esther Sigsbee, Mary Ann Sigsbee, Alma Stoeffel, Fran Grantham, Debbie Nelson, Ira Kohl and Barbara Miller. Wedding anniversaries include Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Percival, Mr. and Mrs. C. R. LaBarre, Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Klein, Mr. and Mrs. Nat Bangs and Mr. and Mrs. John Marti. - o - THIS WEEK'S RECIPE IS FOR Orange Oatmeal Cookies. 1 3/4 cups flour 4 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. ground nutmeg 1 1/4 cups butter or margarine 1/4 cup grated orange peel 2 cups sugar 1 egg 3 cups uncooked oatmeal Blend the first four ingredients; set aside. Cream butter and orange peel together. Add the sugar gradually, creaming until fluffy. Add the egg and beat thoroughly. Add dry ingredients in thirds, mixing until blended after each addition. Stir in the oatmeal. Drop by the teaspoonful about 3 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees, 12 to 15 minutes. Makes about 6 dozen cookies. GRACE Janice Robinson Bride Of Douglas Jergenson, Sept. 11 Janice Sue Robinson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Robinson, and Douglas K. Jergenson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dean Jergenson, spoke wedding vows Sept. 11 at 11:00 at St. Cecelia's church with Father Bruch officiating in the double ring ceremony. The bride was attended by Jean Robinson, her sister, as maid of honor. Lucinda Bradley and Patricia Clnk were bridesmaids. Bestman was Tim Vipond. Craig Ackerman, Ventura, and Roger Jensen, Lone Rock, were groomsmen. Ushers were James Grandgenett, St. Benedict, andTom Henry. John Hamilton and Robert Nichols were acolytes. Jerry Gray, Ankeny, was soloist with Ruth Cassel at the organ. The bride's gown was fashioned of Illusion Tulle over Taffeta with jgjed Chantilly lace applique. "TbaTfltied bodice had lace edged sleesreJ and a scalloped jeweled neckline. The floor length Aline skirt swept to a Chapel length train. The waist length pure Silk Illusion veil was held by a double crown of lace, pearls and Aurora Borealis. A dinner followed at the Country Club at 12:30 p. m. for 100 guests. The reception was between 2:30 and 5:00. Barbara Jergenson and Kathy Jenson had charge of the guest book. Karen Carman, Janette Cink, and Joanne Robinson served punch. Mrs. Julius Cink and Mrs. Les Kenyon poured. Mrs. Gerald Frankl and Mrs. Mike Stoffel cut the cake. Hostesses were Mesdames Doris McEvoy and Alice Dole. Waitresses at the dinner were Connie Cassel, Marlene Schneider, and Anita Moritz. In charge of gifts were Margaret Studer, Virginia Gisch, and Susanne Elbert. Out of town guests came from Ventura, Lone Rock, Ankeny, Ft. Dodge and wilmar, Minn. The bride is a 1965 graduate of Garrigan high school. The bridegroom graduated in 1964 from Algona high school and is employed at Universal Mfg. Co. in Algona, where the young couple will make their home. Lone Rock By Mrs. A. A. Krueger Mr. and Mrs. E. A, Lee and Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Knieger spent Sunday evening at the Raymond Neswolds, Britt. Mr. and Mrs. Sara West, Golden, Colo., niece of Mr. Schultz, visited Sat. and Sun. at the Fredrick Schultz home. Mrs. Chet Alme, Ottosen, spent Sunday at the home of her mother, Mrs. Maude Blanchard. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Kraft and family visited at the Pastor Benjamin Meyer home, Minneapolis, over the weekend. Mrs. Melford Mitchell entertained her birthday group Tuesday in honor of Tena Jensen's birthday. Guests included Mrs, E. A. Lee, Mrs. A. A. Krueger, Mrs. Frank Flaig, Mrs. Roy Jensen, Mrs. Willis Cotton and Mrs. Roger Jensen. Rally Day will be observed Sept. 26 at the Presbyterian church. Services will begin at 10 o'clock. Kertnit Krueger, student at St. Paul Bible College will give the seraonette. There will be no Sunday School. Mrs. Fortney, Fairmont, mother of Robt. Fortney, has recently moved Into her new home which she built just north of Neva Thompson's home and Just sooth of the Presbyterian ctrarch. Mrs. Eugene Harson and Mrs. Duane Habeger attended the county school of instruction for presidents and secretaries of the Legion Auxiliary at Tilonka Tuesday night. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Jensen and Mr. and Mrs. Willis Cotton vent to Minneapolis Sat. and the women left Sunday for the World's Fair. Dawn Schultt, who is just home from a trip to the World's Fair, visited this weekend at the home of her grandparents, the Fred'k Schultzs. She spent 6 days in New York City and S days around Washington, D. C. besides many other notable places. Mollie Blanchard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jess Blanchard, a senior at Sentral, has been chosen by the band to represent them as their Queen at Algona in October. The Lotts Creek Aid met Sept. 10 with St. John's Lutheran, Burt, and our Savior's Lutheran, Swea City, as guests. Rev. Vehllng led devotions. Guest speakers were Rev. and Mrs. Wugater, Ventura, who also showed films. Hostesses were Mrs. Franklin Rosen, Mrs. TomSdnillter, Mrs. Louis Seegebarth and Mrs. Eugene Vaudt. Reception and decorating committee was Mrs. Vehling and Mrs. Enrin Wetzel. Mr. and Mrs. JohnSones,Lau- rens, were Sunday guests of her mother, Mrs. Maude Blanchard. Ray Avey, Mt. Morris, fll., an old-time neighbor and friend of the late Fred Genrich and Mrs. Genrich when they lived in the Bancroft area, was a caller at the home of Mrs. Genrich Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs, John Mauck and Mr. and Mrs, Clarence Wells, Livermore, were Sunday callers at the home of Mrs. Genrich. MRS. MERL Roberts, Nor* Springs, and mother of Jim Utt» Algona, was elected president of State Womens Tefnperence Union! at the convention at Cedar Falls? Sept. 15. : MR. AND MRS. Fred Meyer,' Irvington, took their daughter* Juanita, to Iowa City Sat. where she entered the University as a freshman. MRS, CLARENCE Metzgef, Sr., Algona, Mrs. Clara Bolllg, Bancroft, and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Smith, St. James, Minn,, visited friends and relatives at Danbury recently, They also visited at Miller and Highfliore, So. Dak. CHRYSLER'66 COMING INTO THE PICTURE See them THURSDAY, SEPT. 30 at PERCIVALS SO. PHILLIPS DODOI * CHRYSLER ALOONA I'm going to school please drive, carefully/ A« Yow "Favorite food Store or Super Anderton-Erickson Dairy Co. STRONG CHURCHES.. Make Strong Communities *, n your magic servant ELECTRICITY... Lead me in thy truth, and teach me, for thou art the God of my salvation; for thee I wait all the day long." — Psalms 25:5 It is not always easy to speak truth, to live according to what is right and what is wrong. Truth makes certain demands upon our conscience. We live uneasily when we live with a lie. There is great truth in God's commandments. There is truth in guidelines for living. Life is for each of us what we choose to make it. God's way is best. We have the guidelines. We also have, if we choose to exercise it, the courage to live with truth. ReQd your BIBLE doily and OO TO CHURCH SUNDAY r •• I These Special Weekly Church Messages brought to you by the following PUBLIC-SPIRITED BUSINESSES; IlLUl INVINCIBLE METAL FUR- MTURE fr»Dchl»ed dealer Upper Pet Molnei Pub. Co. Wishing For A Buyer Won't Make That Sale! ... helps protect young eyes Now that school's starting again, you'll want the right light for that after-school studying at home. Let your magic servant ELECTRICITY help you . . . and make it easier for you ... by properly lighting the way to good grades. Study right —with the right light —in the right place! Algona Municipal Utilities HUTZELL CITIES SERVICE Floyd Hutzell, Service Station Roy R. Hutzell, Bulk Plant - 275-2362 ESSER DRY CLEANERS FREE Pick-up and Delivery Phone 295-2827 — Algona, Iowa ZENDER'S Clothing for Men and Boys POST MOVING and STORAGE Local & Long Distance ' Phone 295-2275 - Algona, lows PIONEER HI-BRED CORN CO. Herb Hedlund, Production Manager Perry Collins, Experimental Mgr. METRQNICS, INC Q. B. Harmes "Super Speed" Tools FARMERS SERVICE CENTER, Inc. Merlon ROSS, Mgr. COLONIAL MOTEL Junction 18 & 169 ERNIE WILLIAMS John Deere Farm Equipment Highway 18 East - Tel. 295-3561 ALGONA VAULT SERVICE Algona, Iowa JOE BRADLEY EQUIPMENT Oliver — Massey-Ferguson CMC Trucks — Firestone Tires — Algona KOSSUTH MUTUAL INS. ASSN. Your Friend — Before and After the Fire ALGONA IMPLEMENT CO. Your Friendly IH Dealer - 295-3501 IH Tractors — Trucks — Farm Equipment KLEIN'S FARM SUPPLY Wayne Feeds - We Buy Eggs and Poultry 216 West State Street, 295-5206 BENNIE B. WIBBEN, Bldg. Contractor 122 S. Heckart St. - Algona, Iowa SHILTS BROWNBILT SHOE STORE "The Shoe Store That Takes Care, of Your Feet" Algona Tel. 295-5371 Iowa VAN'S CAFE Junction 18 & 169

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