The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on October 27, 1961 · Page 6
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The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas · Page 6

Ottawa, Kansas
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Friday, October 27, 1961
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6 THE OTTAWA HERALD Friday, October 27, 1961 Hal Boyle The Old Dollar's Feeble By HAL BOYLE NEW YORK (AP)-Have you been noticing how feeble your money is lately? It doesn't go so far. Money is like people. As it grows older, it doesn't seem able to do as much as it did when younger. And therefore it doesn't command the same respect from those around it. The dollar bill is showing its age. It has lost a lot of cents. As long ago as the Truman administration the 100-cent dollar had declined to 54 cents. Today the portrait of George Washington would have to undergo a real face-lifting job to get the dollar back up even to that level. The erosion of money continues in small almost unnoticed ways and goes on, it seems, no matter what we do or who runs the government. Every now and then something happe:*j, however, to call it dramatically to our personal attention. A few weeks ago, for example, I handed the bootblack in our office a quarter for a shoeshine, as I have for many years. He shook his head. "It's 30 cents," he said. "Thirty cents for a shoeshine?" I asked, a bit dazed. "Why not?" he replied. "The price of everything else has gone up. I gotta raise my price, too." A few days ago I asked him if then—tn Hftf]£ftiir ™ (8! Ww'. lll ¥'' i r' i ;f; 7 !l v!afriv™lf!Tk i| ! M pr i - ll S™ l T"r'''T'""" l! ''" y ,V,',, 'i" in 1 ,, i,,' hp i"j; Vi, 1 ; !'!<,,.,,', 'iiV;V v' ii'' tft'ip '••I'll''! P? '!'v •' : •/'''" •"."' . ' "ji "> ^lipPjjj |H ' ' ']i ''' ' ''i|i,;'|, '' ' ^'i'' lll( l nji-|ii l ,'' 1 j,»||',' ",wj^i '',i » 'i, ,> Druggist Shot By Bandit KANSAS CITY (AP) - A drug store owner slammed the front door to keep a bandit out of his store Thursday night but the gunman fired a shot that wounded the druggist. Francis Frederick Herner, 46, was closing the store on Kansas City's east side (1318 East 37th) when the bandit tried to enter. The man shot through the plate glass. The bullet passed through Herner's right cheek, s emerging behind the right ear.' Herner staggered back, collapsed and told his wife, 'A Negro man shot me." The gunman fled. Herner was reported in satisfactory condition at a hospital. FIRST GIFT TO NEW MUSEUM — These three hand-carved horses and a replica of covered wagon which brought pioneer Stephen M. Hancock family from Missouri to Stevens County near Liberal in 1885 make up first permanent gift to new Coronado Museum being established in Liberal. Clarence E. Hancock, 89, left, who made covered wagon trip with his family in 1885, created horses and replica and brought them to Liberal from California to donate to museum. Accepting gift are Robert Baughman, center, and Harry Chrisman, officials of Seward County Historical Society which is establishing museum. Hancock now lives in Whittier, Calif. Port to find a truck that may have been driven by a murderer. The students volunteered to help the Madison County sheriff investigate Saturday's fatal slayings of Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Peter. Authorities reported a red truck was seen near the Peter home about the time of the slayings. The students heard about the big registration checking job and offered their services. They expected to complete the job today. Removals Anrig, Robrt M., from 11133 N. Sycamore to 1304 8. Maple; BlHkcsley, Gary L., from 709 Trcmont, to Monroe Court; Brady, Ruth, to 213 S. Main, 2nd. PI.; Baddere, Clifford L., to 808 N Sycamore; Clemens, Minnie, from 102 S. Cedar, to 2529 Cambou Way, Sacramento, California; Jamison, Thur man, from fi22 W. Bth, to 100B South Broadway, Wichita, Kansas; Jones, Mrs Jnsse, from 808 S. Oak, to 806 N. Locust; Klrby, Lloyd, from 127 S. Locust, to 1414 S. Mulberry; Kahler, James O.. to 522 W. 9th.; McConnel, O'Dean, to 604 S. Sycamore; McBrayer, Doylee C., to 807 S. Main; Keyes, Lawrence, from 104 8. Oak, to 934 N. Locust; Slebel, Pete, from 807 6. Main, to 942 S. Willow; Shaw, Chuck, to 1011 N. Cedar; Smith. Janice, from 716 Boys Search For Murderer BELLEVILLE, 111. (AP) Teams of 10 to 12 Cathedral High School boys worked in shifts Thursday, pouring over lists of 250,000 vehicle licenses in an ef- his 30-cent scale had cost him many customers. "No," he said. "Why should it? Business is as good as ever. | What's an extra nickel to most people?" Well, to one man at least that extra nickel was a disillusioning experience in basic economics. I can distinctly remember when, if you paid 15 cents for a shoeshine, it gave you the feeling you were a real sport and something of a patron of the fine arts. Now at 30 cents I was barely meeting the going rate. Even as long ago, as the World War I era a vice president of the United Slates could murmur nostalgically: "What this country needs is a good five-cent cigar." But at that time you could still get a pack of cigarettes for six cents, a five-cent glass of beer, and buy a good serviceable topcoat for less than a medium- priced pair of shoes cost now. Remember the $2 hotel room, the two-bit haircut, the nickel cup of coffee, the 15-cent shave, the penny postcard, the two-cent letter, the nickel hot dog, and the 15-cent ham and cheese sandwich? Remember the heaping five-cent ice cream cone, the five-cent trolley car ride, the big nickel candy bar? All these landmarks of lower- priced living stand out in the memory of the average middle- aged, middle-class American. He dreams of them sometime as he drives to work in a car that cost him four times as much as the car he drove in his youth. The jingle of coins in his pocket used to be a satisfying sound. Now a jingle doesn't mean so much. There has to be the crisp crinkling sound of folding currency. It makes a man a bit sad to realize that both he and money have grown older, and neither will ever quite be again what they used to be—for time invisibly wears down the value and promise of each. "Satisfaction Guaranteed" Furniture Upholstering Truck Seats Recovered Tarps & Combine Canvas Repaired. Canvas Awnings ROBERT BARNES 826 Ash CH 2-3243 .. and you can be sure they get your Ad and see it; when it is placed in the Ottawa Herald Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulation Over 25.000 Readers Daily CERAMIC WALLS & FLOORS FORMICA TOPS Inlaid Linoleum TILE Christian Bros. FLOORS CH 2-2285 Ottawa SPIRITUAL LIFE MISSION FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH 316 E. 12th OCTOBER 26 through 29 Guest Speaker Rev. Albert L. Kohtz from St. Paul, Nebraska EVENING SERVICES Thursday and Friday, Oct. 26th and 27th SPECIAL SUNDAY Morning Service 10:00 A.M. We Extend a Cordial Invitation to All. N. Sycamore, to 303 8. Cedar; Bnell, Noel P., from 035 S. Main, to 735 3. Cedar; Sutherland. David E., .108 S. Ash, lo 709 Trcmont; Smith, Lynnc \V. to 1111 Meadow Lane. Apt. No. 2; Scott, Irving, to 230 S. Elm. VlFtf .- r^i «. Ota iJSe • |II_^T-*) IT40 • )' MlfftttH • Choose your Pharina- I cist as you would ci» i as you would choose your Doctor. May we fill your next prescription? RANEY REXALL DRUG 304 S. Main CH 2-3092 PRESCRIPTION DRUGGISTS Free Prescription Delivery Ottawa's Business and Professional Guide OPTOMETRISTS Arvid Berglund, O.D. OPTOMETRIST 316 S. Main CH 2-2796 Olin G. Wollen, O.D. OPTOMETRIST 110 W. 3rd CH 2-4303 A. G. Madtson, O.D. OPTOMETRIST 205 S. Main CH 2-4 C Rodney McClay, O.D. OPTOMETRIST Professl' Bldg. CH 2-3793 CHIROPRACTORS Don L. McKelvey, D.C. CHIROPRACTOR 116 W. 2nd CH 2-4777 J. C. South, D.C. CHIROPRACTOR 116 E. 15th CH 2-2168 Residence Phone CH 2-3961 S. M. Broekway, D.C. CHIROPRACTOR 1408 S. Main CH 2-2386 R. C. Capron, D.C. PHYSIOTHERAPY Ground Floor 113 E. 3rd Office Ph. 2-4100 Res. Ph. 2-2270 PHARMACY Is Our Business Your Prescription Will Receive Our Careful Attention BRISCOE DRUG STORE 847 S. Main CH 2-4133 BEAUTY SHOPS Fredanne Beauty Shop We specialize In Permanent Waving and Hair Styling Irene Nitcher Shomber Maye B. Snyder. owner 111 W. 2nd CH 2-5120 BEATJTYLAND Styling Salon 114 E. 2nd CH 2-4347 OPERATORS: Rose Marie Woods Baxter; Eloise Hughes, Marion Ishang and Wiloma Babcock, owner and operator. Ella's Beauty Salon Complete Beauty Service Perraanents — Tints — Manicures — Facials — Styling Mildred Hull — Karen Varner Ella McArdle 131 So. Main CH 2-4198 Veterinary Service MEDICAL DIRECTORY J. F. Barr, M.D. SURGERY Profess'l Bldg. CH 2-l°68 Frank A. Trump, M.D. Internal Medicine and Diagnosis Profess'l Bldg. CH 2-1620 Louis N. Speer, M.D. General Medicine and Surgery Office: 109 W. Foin-th Phone CH 2-1257 Res. Phone CH 2-3401 David G. Laury, M.D. General Medicine and Obstetrics Professional Building Office CH 2-1620 Res. CH 2-1227 R. A. Collier, M.D. Surgery — General Medicine CH 2-1182 Res. CH 2-2393 Professional Building Henning Bros. 434 S. Main CH 2-2641 Sylva Lofgreen, M.D. Victor J. Lofcreen, M.D. Physicians and Surgeons 3rd & Walnut CH 2-2128 R. S. Roberts, M.D. Professional Building Surgery — Medicine Office CH 2-4325 Res. CH 2-1594 Bill Bitts and Son Bob Ferguson Insemination Technician 428 S. Maple CH 2-1758 VETERINARY SUPPLIES HESS. FRANKLIN and Others Mann-Bell Drug Store 501 N. Main CH 2-3924 Children's Orthopedic Foot Correction Propr-Bilt SHOES Recommended by Leading Foot Doctors All Over the World. Professionally Fitted and Sold Exclusively In Franklin County at RICHARDSON'S SHOE STORE 212 S. Main ELMOR CRAVEN ASSOCIATE First National BanK Bldg. 'Phone CH 2-1243 General American Life Insurance Co., St. Louis Your Want Ad is read by over 25,000 people. For Prompt Ambulance Service Call CH 2-1331 Ottawa, Kansas JOE TOWNER'S CHAPEL THE ANTHONY CLINICAL LABORATORY Gladys Anthony Allergies, Bacteriology, Serelogy Hematology, Bio-Chemistry, Parasitolog Room 13, Professional Bldg. Ph. CH 2-5296 Home CH 2-3407 OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN HOMER N. FLORA, D.O. Osteopathic Physician Medicine and Surgery Zellner Building Phone CH 2-3746 DAVID L. YOUNG, D.O. Physical Medicine Phone CH 2-3844 222 E. 3rd St. FLYING SERVICE SKY SERVICE Jack C. Kffle, Mgr. SMILING JACK'S SKY SERVICE Municipal Airport, Charter Trips, Bight Seeing Rides. Flight Instruction* CH 2-9775 or CH 2-4230 BUNDY INSURANCE AGENCY "IMaimrtl I ii-tir.iiii >• <•<>$!-. I «--.!• CHEBBr 2--421S 1O6 E. SECOND OTTAWA, KANSAS

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