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ti^ S (5 •vi 5f ^ ^ u j|ik 4 t.*Mt tsf LtftfiVi K Itijiiftes whtefti,.. eat driven by Willard weeidettt ' Leoft whfen the.lady leaned agaiftst the door ; It opened and she fell to the jbavement. The caf wag traveling at the speed ot SO id 58 tniles pet show. 181 I*auta Nie&ter, of Eagle who, would hftve celebrated HttlMtft bttWt6ay on March 1? away recently. A pefctlftiisils a female wh6'» ftfraid che won'i ba able to seruees* he* tttf Iftio 4 v6t? 6«nll"patklflg Space. Aft CpH- mist it a male who ihink« she woh'i fcy* Old Pop Digglns had talked about a trip out West ior ' twenty years, ,and now his dream was about to ,be realized. "Ohe Week from today," he exulted to his cronies at Green's General Store, "I'll be plumb in, the middle of that there Yellowstone Park," One of them cackled. "Don't you forget Old FaithfUl,' 1 "I Won't," promised Pop Diggirts. Tni' taking her with me." ' Modern* fully automatic gas incinerators, provide the ideal answer to the problem of garbage and trash removal. Smokeless, odorless, ready to' go to work at any hour of the day or 'night, regardless of outside weather Conditions, they hot only take care of trash and garbage before it accumulates', but offer new standards of cleanliness ~and health never, before possible. At a party celebration in Moscow, a guest , discovered a piece of rubber tire in his stew. About to protest, he noticed the eye of a secret-police 'official fixed upon him, and - managed a cheerful, "Well, everything is going according to our most optimistic calculations. Here We've been ,in power 'only forty years, and "already the automobile is "replacing the horse!" "• * * * , * . The first time four-year old, Mary was taken to church by V her parents, she was absolutely fascinated by the earnest young • minister, high in his pulpit who was given to ' involved 'rhetoric and wild waving of > his arms. Finally Mary whispered to her mother, '"What will we do if he ever gets out?" t •K * * ,*, ' Not only do modern- gasi incinerators eliminate the hazard of fire but they are one of 'the" most economical - t appliances oru the " "market. They" are inexpensive^. .buy and require ronly a gas line and i f lu'e connection for easy installation. They are free of maintenance problems., The few pennies a day for operation are more than offset by the higher costs of garbage and rubbish collection. .Three lads fell, to boasting about, the earning capacities of their respective fathers. Said the • doctor's son; "My dad operated on a movie producer last month and sent him a bill for a cool five thousand." The lawyer's son spoke up, .."Shucks, what's thai? My old man was the mouthpiece for ,a big racketeer a week ago and got a fee of ten grand ; for -one ^ day's work—- all baid in crisp new thousand-dollar bills." The minister^ son said quietly, "On Sunday my father preached a sermon in church, and it took eight men to bring in the money." A Kentucky doctor testing a hill boy's mental capacities for the local draft board, asked "What would you say is the difference between a little boy and a dwarf?" "Might be a heap of difference." answered the hill boy. "Such, as'?", 'encouraged the doctor. The orosnective infantryman drawled, "That" dwarf might be a girl" * * * * Incinerators bearing the Seal of Approval of the American Gas Association, come in a variety of models, .offering the buyer a wide choice in modern styling and automatic features. Some models are designed for kitchen in- Rtallations, while others are primarily for use in base, menis and utility rooms. Local building codes end family preference generally guide the choice of location. 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Variety of colors* 3OMOH5. • Beautiful Durable Finish! • Cut Painting Time to Minutes SPECIAL HOMEguard MASKING .TAPE SPECIAL HOMEguard SUPPLIES PAYMENT ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, ttiftUARY.. 26,. 19*9 VOL. 96-NO. 8 Statehouse News Digest (Weekly new* release of the Iowa iPresi Aisociailon. The material contained herein does not necessarily cbn- form to the editorial policy of this newspaper.) STATE FUNDS — The question of how much money the state should hnve in investments has been a topic of much conversation these past few days. It; all stnrted when stnte reasilrer M. L. Abrnhnmson announced he was withdrawing 27 nillion dollars in idle funds from Iowa banks to invest in short term federal securities. The money was on "demand" deposit which draws no interest. Abrahamson's plans to invest the money would bring in $750,000 annually. Abrahamson's action was prompted by news stories on the amount of idle funds in banks. Governor Herschcl Loveless said he thinks the state could withdraw an additional 10 million dollars. Loveless said his estimate of the amount of money that could be invested is con* servative and that, 'it might 'well be more.' * * * ELECTION COMMITTEE — The legislative committee on election practices and procedures has drafted its report wnich contains 11 specific recommendations. The committee said that perhaps the biggest weakness in the present election law is tho failure to place responsibility for reporting all receipts and expenditures of a candidate, i Among tho committee's recommendations was one to require each candidate to name a campaign treasurer who shall be responsible for reporting the receipts and expenditures. Another recommendation was to change the primary election day to the first Tuesday in June following the first Monday. It is now the first Monday in June, The committee also made recommendations on nomination papers,, jury commissions, absentee ballots, votirrg-Tnachinds and non-residents participa't 1 n g "' in elections. The committee, headed by Rep. Clark -McNeal, Bel- mpnd Republican, in addition recommended that no distillery nor distributor should be allowed to contribute in any manner to any candidate. It proposed that conviction for such a violation should carry a $1,000 fine or 30 days in jail and that such a conviction should forever bar thai distillery from doing business in Iowa. * * * SERVICE GRAVES — Attorney General Norman Erbo has ruled that it is mandatory for'county board :,of supervisors No Big Cash Surplus Problems Face County, City Treasuries Money 1«, always has been and always will b* an Interesting ioplc especially at ihU time of year when taxpayers face all kinds o* taxes- — state and federal income, personal property, real estate, auto license, etc. A decision by officials of the state of Iowa to withdraw an estimated $27,000,000 out of 80 million in banks around the state and invest it in interest paying securities prompted interviews concerning facts and figures with Kossuth County Treasurer Rosella Voigt and City Clerk Dave Smith of Algona. The primary question was — "Do the counly and city treasuries have enough funds on hand to invest in interest bearing securities?" The answer, put simply by both, was "no". All research into the mat- ier was based on financial statements at tho close of business during recent years. Kossuth county normally has from $800,000 to $1,000,000 in the treasury Dec. 31. AH county banks are designated an official depositories by an act of the board of supervisors and a portion of the county cash is deposited in each bank. While the money doesn't bring any interest into the coffers, it isn't allowed to Ho around idly. Warrants are drawn on each bank regularly, based on a percentage setup, figured by the treasurers office. Tho balance in tho treasurer's fund helps determine the mlllage levy for the succeeding year and the balance isn't allowed to get too low Sn order to provide for possible emergency expenditures that might arise from time to time. The city balance ai the end of 19S8 was $168,899.42, in* eluding $20,000 in K and H series U.S. bonds, which draw from 2 S A to 3 Vt percent interest, The balance of $148,* 899.42 was on deposit in the Iowa State and Security State banks here. A good balance is necessary at the year's end. The city of Algona receives no tax money from the county treasurer until April and all city bills must be paid from the cash balance during the .first three months each year. ., 'According to Mi«« Voigt, the county's largest balance is normally about April 1 each year, when it is not unusual to have $2,000,000 banked. The money disappears rapidly, however, as county schools and other funds get their shares of the balance. of service men and women. Muscatine Counly attorney Robert Wilson had requested an opinion on the subject. Erbe said money for maintenance of the graves must come from the county general fund. The attorney general also said there is no provision or remedy available to the counly to forco or compel service men and women's relatives to provide for this care. ' * * * GOP REORGANIZATION — The Republican party in Iowa is now t>he minority party, according to GOP state chairman L. L. Jurgemeyer. In a rather frank report on the condition of tho Republican parly, Jurgemeyer urged Republicans to' stop living in the past and to assume the responsibility for good party organization. Jurgemeyer made his comments in a 31-page printed booklet entitled, "Blueprint for Re building." The GOP chairman said in an introductory state .ment contained in tho,,pamphlel "the purpose of this study of Re publican policy and oi'ganizatior is to stimulate the party anc assist the party in rebuilding." One of many recommertdalion made by Jurgemeyer was'that he be retired as stale chairman about May } and lhat a new full lime salaried state chairman >be chosen to replace him. "Our party has been in deep trouble politically in this stale for a number of years," the Clinton lawyer declared. He blamed "weak pavly organization and factionalism'! for the decline. "If the Republican party is to rebuild in Iowa, the sins of a parly built upon one parly domination must disap- lo provide maintenance for graves pear," he asserted. SEEING SCHOOL REORGANIZATION— EGG BILL Among the many pieces oJ school legislation introduced this ossion is one to moke a sweeping 'eorganizatibn of school districts. This measure, termed "radical" in some quarters, would reduce the number of stale public school districts from 2,779 to 99 — one per county by July 1 of 1900. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Keith Dunton (D), Thornburg, would also create 20 intermediate school districts which would have the function o£ supervising and assisting the county school units and would provide a basis of appeal from actions of county unit boards of education. * » » OIL REWARD -— The Iowa house has passed and sent to the senale a bill offering a $75,000 reward for discovery of Ihe first oil well in Iowa. The well would have lo produce a least 50 barrels of marketable crude oil a day for 60 days. Rep Neil Johns (R), Toledo, chie sponsor of the bill, said' he ha been informed there are untapped oil resources of profitable size in many parts of Iowa. » * * COMMERCE COMMISSION — The Iowa house has voted, 91 to 13, to make the state commerce commission posts appointive in stead of eleclive effeclivc in 1963 rhe change has been endorsed by )olh political parties and Governor Loveless. The move to make ,he commerce commission appointive follows on the heels of in investigation of the commission last year by the legislative investigative committee on election practices and procedures. Rep. Donald Kimball (R), Fay- cite newspaper publisher, said appointing the commissioners would give the governor direct responsibility over one of the "islands of authority" in state government. Rep. Eugene Hailing (R), Orient, opposed the move claiming appointment of commissioners is a "step toward destroying self-government." VARNISH REMOVER *1 Remove* old finishes from either metal or wood. Uqyid pasta if easy to apply ant} Will not Itain, Quart, HOMEguard Nylon SATIN LATEX BRUSH 19 A fine quality brush for vie with Satin latex paint, 100% pure tyne* nylon, brittle*, Save! 3Q-M1 1 ALWAYS ''.£•£tfJEJRt "BUYS. At IS BELIEVING! SEE The controversial egg-grading aw is in, the news again. The louse has passed and sent to the enate a measure allowing a buy- •r to purchase ungraded eggs rom a producer. However, a buyer purchasing eggs would nave to have the eggs candled and egg's bought for resale as . shell eggs would have to be both candled and graded. Present law equires all eggs to be bought on ;rade. * > * * EVY'S SALARY — Forest Evashevski is now th» highest paid coach in the BiJ Conference at $20,000 a year. ThA SUI football mentor was voted a $2,500 salary increase by the state board of regents placing him at the top of the salary heap in the Big Ton. He came lo Iowa from Washington State College in 1952 at a salary of $14,500. AND YOU'LL -E-S-U-L-T-S When You Use Upper Des Moines WANT - ADS JUDGES BILL — The Iowa senate, by a vote of 29 to 18, has passed a measure for sweeping changes in the method of electing Iowa supreme and district court judges. The plan has the backing of the state su- prtemc court and the Iowa State Bar Association by vote of the bar's board of governors. The bill to amend the state constitution must now pass the house and be passed again by both the house and senate in tha next legislature and then be approved by a vote of the people I before becoming effective, Before approving the measure) the senate killed a portion tha would have led to,the eventua elimination of all courts below the level of district court; New hit with millions! for dozens of fasj cheese treats CAUL CY 44535 Or Bring Your Wsnt^Aci To Tht Upper Des Moines Office, 6 Firsts For Swea City In Speech Contest Swea City — Swea City high ludents entered the Iowa High, chool Speech Association contest it Estherville and won six firsts and seven seconds. The one act play, "The Mad Matter's Tea Party" was presented by Bob Gardner, Susan Bravender, Judy • Johnson,, Penny Guyer, and Larry Simmonsmeier, placed first. Curtis Hanson and VTaurice Lee Anderson had charge of the making and paint- ng of the scenery, Jerlyn Lien lad charge of the properties. Maurice Lee Anderson, extem- Doraneous speaking, placed first. Linda Weber and Carmen Larsen, [nterpretive reading, placed first; Judy Johnson, dramatic, first place; Humorus reading by Penny Guyer received first. ' Second place rating were received by Susan Bravender, Larry Simmonsmeier, Ronnie Linde; Sharon Magrmson, Beverly Thorson, Connie Opsal, and Gary Waterbury. 400 At Booster Supper Nearly 400 attended, the supper at the school sponsored by the P. T. A. for the Music Boosters. John Guyer and Nancy Peterson received prizes for selling the most tickets. ..David Schaeffer and Larry Franks .were in charge of the sales, Mr and Mrs bra Simmons were honored on their Golden .Wedding Annivesary with their 'children lolding open house for them in ;he Luther Hall at Swea City on February 15. The local theater,, under the management of Bob Reynolds of Bancroft closed with, the last. picture Saturday nite. Lowell Greenfield, son of Me and Mrs Lawrence Greenfield, has been 'elected secretary-trea^ surer of Meeker House'in Frilejr Hall in the Men's Residence Asso-? ciatidn at Iowa State ^College,, Lowell is a freshman in chemical'; technology. "• Billie Christensen' spent sever* al days with his parent?/ Mr and.-, 1 Mrs Wm. Christensen. H©"-|| r working for the American > Air*,. lines in Chicago, HI., Pill waa;i<t' have returned., to Chicago by line but the weather/f"""" all flights and Jt Vj^WJ.... fo lr hi *2 $ 9 ^F^&SHH Mr and,M?^r and children' of weekend v. - -*-• SPOON IT into hot foods HEAT IT for she^p SPREAD IT for motks PROQtiS CHESSE U>ft||i CJrace

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