The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 13, 1966 · Page 7
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 13, 1966
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- ~^^ -^^- ~^^~- -^^^- '^ — ^v ^^^^- — v p ^^^P 1 — '^W — ^ •»•»— ^^^^FROM THE ATTIC . . . ... TO THE VAULT (V«* H«tty - Afttf Yiw fty Dtek Polmtr In a previous column, I spoke about the patent medicine era (which in a somewhat more refined form Is still very much with us) and the fact that these assorted products and the advertising that went with them formed the basis for an interesting branch of Americana. So many of these products have now been discontinued, sometimes at the insistance of the Pure Food and Drug Administration, that it is by no means easy to find full bottles in their original containers. Naturally, for the collector, this would be the most desirable form though empties with labels certainly wouldn't be turned down. Well, Cousin Ernie came through this Christmas with some old treasurers from some druggist's shelf. I have now, in case you have been looking for it, Gilbert's Coxes' Hive Syrup. I assumed, at first glance, that this was to be taken for hives but, after further reading, I find myself in doubt. Apparently this syrup is also scillae compositos. At least, this additional information is provided for the peace of mind of the consumer. Regardless of what you call it, this product "is emetic, ALGONA SAT., JAN. 15 MATINEE AT 1.30 'CATTLE EMPIRE' JOEL McCREA PLUS 6 COLOR CARTOONS ADMISSION - 75c KIDDIES - 35c diaphoretic, expectorant and frequently cathartic; also may be given in mild cases of croup." All of this is too much for my desk dictionary, but 1 found enough to indicate that this is a rather unpleasant preparation which is definitely geared to produce some form of action. The "frequently" intrigues me. No control measure is suggested. So you might get more than you bargained for. As the current ad says, "if you don't want all those extra drugs in your blood stream, etc." A folder inside the carton tells us of the vir- tures of the Yager's Sarsaparilla, which is highly recommended for rheumatism. The latest medical science, it appears, has definitely related complaints of the joints to impurities in the blood. When in doubt, blame it on the blood. Nevertheless, while taking Yager's , it is desirable to rub the afflicted joints briskly. Naturally, this is done with Yager's Cream Chlorform Liniment. This balm also scatters old indolent tumors which is nice, I guess. I neglected to note that the sarsaparilla comes with celery and cures "scrofula, scrofulous sores, and all scrofulous diseases." This Is important because, according to the folder, no form of disease is so general among our population. I will let you worry about whether or not you have it. If you were raised on Yager's, then presumably you don't. - o - Of a more regional interest, there is a bottle of Chamberlain Superfine Hair Oil, Highly Perfumed, which comes with the blessing of the Chamberlain Medicine Company of Des Moines. It looks nice and gooey. Maybe it lost favor when men began to expect a slinky maiden in each and every bottle, tube or jar. Thurs. thru Sat. JANUARY 13-15 2 BIG EXCITING FEATURES! ALGONA See SONNY and CHER In Their Motion Picture Debutl FRANKIE RANDALL-SHERRY JACKSON «..««<•, JACKIE & GAYLE • SONNY & CHER THE ASTRONAUTS • CINDY MALONE • SANDY NELSON THE PRICE FOR UNCOVERING THE SECRET OF THE SATAN BUG COMES HIGH-YOUR LIFE! THEMIRISCH CORPORATION GEORGE MAHARIS RICHARD BASEHART ANNE FRANCIS COLOR by DANA ANDREWS DelUXE SUN. thru WED., JAN. 16 -19 I OF THE * WACKIEST FILMS THEY EVER MADE! n IHEK LO-CLARK-NORIH SHOWN SUN. AT 3:00 - 6:20 - 9:20 MON. thru WED. AT 7:30 onl SHOWN SUN. AT Ii30 . 4:40 - 7:50 MON. thru W|p. AT 9:05 onl I nominate the field of patent medicines as one of absorbing interest. It will also enable you to endure more philosopic- ally the commercial idiocies on TV. - o - The Franklin half dollar set started in 1948 and was terminated in 1963. In some years, the coins were minted at only one location contrary to most of the other coins. The complete set in very good or better brings about $28 from dealers. Of course, this would be more if the set averaged better than fine, The set has a face value of $17.50. 17 of the coins are listed separately at a premium over face in very good or better. 6 of these 17 bring no more than 53 to 55 cents. Actually, 3 coins are key to the set and it is in having these three that your set would likely find a ready market. The 1955 with no mint mark remains the top coin by far, having a dealer offering of $6.40. Note that over one-half the set premium is tied up in this single item. Ranking number two is the 1953 no mint mark with an offering of $2.30 and the third key is the 1948 no mint mark, $1.52. The next coin is the 1949S with a dealer value of 78 cents. This set is odd in that the majority of the premium dates come from the Philadelphia mint and the S mint dates have only one more premium item than those from Denver. This review might vary somewhat if the collection grades uncirculated. Since this is a relatively short set and most of the coins are well within the range of the average collector, the three keys may well have an attractive future in the circulated grades as long as the American collector remains a slave to his folder and continues to do battle with those empty holes. Install Lodge Officers For Year At Burt BURT - Kossuth Lodge, Burt, Thusday night installed its 1966 corps of officers. Earl Stott was installed, as Worshipful Master. Other officers installed were: Dean An- drejj^s, senior warden, Bob Lang, senior deaftqri,','Wayne Dugaii, junior deacon, Howard Andrews, senior steward, Bill Amesbury, junior steward, Lawrence Newbrough, tyler. Other officers elected, but not installed are Arnold Hansen, junior warden, J. L. Miller, treasurer, and O. H. Graham, secretary. Clarke Miller was installing officer, he was assisted by Kenneth Richards as marshall and E. P. Fredrickson as chaplain. - o - AID MEETING Members of St. John's Ladies Aid voted at Thursday's meeting to give $100 to the student fund. Mrs. Ronald Jurgens was welcomed as a new member. Paster Scheer presented meditations. A skit was presented, led by the Christian growth chairman, Mrs. Elizabeth Radig. She was assisted by Dorothy Marlow, Florence Schroeder and June Bierstedt. Arlene Schneider, Elizabeth Radig , Malinda Meyer, and Bertha Behnkendorf furnished the market basket for the day. Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin in Double feature coming to the Algona theatre Sunday Members of the W, S. C. a voted at their January meeting to hold a bake sale at Mitchell's Electric store Jan. 29. Mrs. Lillian Fredrickson was hostess at an afternoon coffee Tuesday. Thurtdtiy, Jonuory 13, 1966 AlfftMl (16.) Iftftr ft* N&tm** The hand used In height of horses i* font Sulfur changes color with temperature changes. A 136-pound ofal found in Australia is the largest known opal in the world. The art of making flint arrowheads is not lost; many modern men can make them. FROM HI-HATS TO SIX GUNS . . . That's the wild and wacky path Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis travel in a special Paramount double-bill presentation of two of their greatest comedies, "Living It Up" and "Pardners,'' both in Technicolor, opening Sunday at the Algona Theatre. Co-starring with Martin and Lewis in "Living It Up" are Janet Leigh, Edward Arnold, Fred Clark and dancer Sheree North. Co-starred with Dean and Jerry in ."Pard- ners" are Lori Nelson, Jeff Morrow, Jackie Loughery and Agnes Moorehead. Appointed in charge of altar flowers for January were Lois Scheer and Barbara Pannkuk. Hostesses were Vernona Schmidt, Florence Schroederand Nancy Kissnir. - o Mrs. Clara Reynolds was hostess to a group of ladies at a morning coffee Wednesday. A guest recently at the Donald Patterson home was Jerry Cerny of Leopoldville, the Congo, Africa. Mr. Cerny was guest of the Patterson's son, George. George and his guest are classmates at the American Flying School, Ardmore, Okla. Recent guests at the home of Mrs. Fred Habeger were Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Petersen and family, Duluth, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Warren Ferden and family, Longview, Texas, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Ferden, West Bend, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Peck, Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Furst, Humboldt, and the Duane Habeger family, Lone Rock. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Furst returned to their home in Humboldt after spending the holiday vacation with her mother, Mrs. Char Habeger, and with his parents in Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Don Patterson and John spent the past week at their ranch at Billings, Mont. Mrs. John Carlson, Whittemore, was a guest of Mrs. Char Habeger Friday. They were joined in" 'the afternoon by a group of ladies from Whittemore, Algona, Fenton, Pocohontas' and Burt, who surprised Char on her birthday anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Trunk- hill spent the past 10 days at the home of his daughter and family, the David Westons, Rockford, m. The Harley Hansens received word Friday night that his mother, Mrs. Otto Hansen, Roland, had collapsed at her home and was taken to the Story City SMOOTH COASTING on your INCOME TAX Play It coo! this year, Get yo.ur tax dona early . . , and EASY, Take it to BLOCK! We'll figure it quickly, accurately and privately , , , and often we'll »ave yew money/ too, ; GUARANTf I BOTH FEDERAL AND STATE LIFE ffw :: Wf fvorgntft accvrptt prtporolipn of rv*ry tax tttvrn. If W» makf Ony t'fV'f 'hot colt yev flny p«nalty or inlfitlf, w> will pay iht ptnolly or intfrtil. America's largest Tax Service with Over 800 Offices 108 North Moore ALGONA, IQWA Week Pays — 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PHONE J95-7031 I NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY I hospital where she is receiving medical care. Floyd Koepke is recovering at a Mason City hospital from surgery submitted to Tuesday. Mrs. Helen Vogel arrived home Friday after spending the past month at the home of her daughter and family, the Dr. Robert Melvilles in Maryland. Dennis Shipler arrived home New Year's Eve for a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Vern Shipler. Dennis was injured while serving in Viet Nam and has beenliospitalized in Hawaii. He will report to Fitzsimmons General hospital, Denver, Colo., at the end of his visit at home. Ethel circle of the Methodist church will sponsor a church family night Jan. 16. There is to be a pot luck supper at 6:30, followed by a varied program. GET IN ON THE HUN FOR THE 8UXCKS Buick Special Compare Special's looks aruJ performance with anything else in this price range. There. You really can afford to own a Buick. In fact, you can't afford not to. See your Buick dealer now while he's in the mood to give you the very best deal in town. Hurry. See your local authorized Buick dealer THURSDAY thru SATURDAY "Wild On The Beach" 7:30. "The Satan Bug" 8:55. SATURDAY - "Cattle Empire" plus 6 color cartoons at 1:30. SUNDAY - "Living It Up" 1:30 - 4:40 - 7:50, "Pardners" 3:05 - 6:15 - 9:25. MONDAY thur WEDNESDAY - "Pardners" at 7:30 only. "Living It Up at 9:05 only. -i )i'j'.;-t If it's tough sledding through the winter with your present furnace, install dependable gas heat today. Your heating problems are over once you install a gas furnace. You get fresh air warmth even on the coldest days because gas constantly circulates air that's filtered fresh and clean. No problems with heating costs either, because gas is economical. There are so few moving parts that repair bills are practically unheard of. For carefree heating get dependable, automatic, healthful, economical gas. See your gas company for the names of dealers who sell gas heating equipment. Live modern for less .., with gas. NORTH CENTRAL PUBLIC SERVICE CO. 2*52484 COMPLETE LP AND NATURAL GAS SiRVICi 10 EAST STATE A5-SONA

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