Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on December 25, 1967 · Page 12
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 12

Algona, Iowa
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Monday, December 25, 1967
Page 12
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WAN was If you could use an extra buck — as who couldn't — maybe your best bet to Manpower. That's a capital "M." I'm referring to a kind of organisation mat's doing very well In placing older people in part-time Jobs. Fellow named Clalr Churchman thought up the idea, "I first startedthlnking al lines," he says,^wht_ . — working as a newspaperman in the State of WMhlngton. Seeing men sit on park benches with nothing to do bothered me I wondered what could be done to help them and gradually evolved the idea of forming a Manpower Club." ^^ . He started with three Individuals who contributed $60 apiece to meet the preliminary ises. Then he started a campaign in his area, announcing the existence of the Manpower Club, and asking mat retired men who wanted to work be informed about It In time be built up a file of'part- time Jobs. • : " As word spread, recruits came In to register. Each explained the work he was qualified to do. Churchman flipped through his file,.and often enough was able to match the man and the Job. Success led to an expanded register of expense*. letter ca auwvK*. . v«; ^;> , i £ , £ Iliey paid an initial fee of 92 par year for registering, and 98 after accepting aJobTThat 95 has remained the total cost" no matter how often an Individual eecure* employment in a ' given en year ,„ , , Under the Manpower setup. me member gets me name and phone number of .someone who wants a Job done, but discusses : tarms v himself with the pro-- "- e employer. This emv Is an Tzr-s The —— — _.__..» w. »» ••^••a WWM m*imm of view is mat a Manpower dub can be formed by inssraitsd partealnK>etaJiywnere. So tf you know carpenters or » —— — «r »^ !•••• »• VVBVWVMBWBV -m salesmen or adverlMlng man who would like to put to use on a part-time basis or if you're Coking tor some- tfring of me •* >Mfc< !Ml yourself " why not see tf you can start a p m an m favor of this kind organisation. After aH, we older 7olks owe it to ourselves to help ounetves as much as we can. We're getting involved to aUkl«U of community problems. H retired people Mng out of work Is a problem In your community, perhaps retired people are the rffitoaat to consult - through a Manpower dub. FOR 8AL1 - Ice ikstai,Bori hockey, tile 1; girl, white figure, 10 Words $1.25i lOc «ach word ovtr 10 Including nam« and addrtss. Add 3% Stot« Tax. t ( ' J 4 - * DEADLINE MONDAY NOON Clip and Mail To Northwood, Iowa 50459 *VhQnV :s t4f-»t'- f , 7. Phone 324-1114 or c«n be w«n at Anchor office. M refurtered Aberdeen 8 yearlbig:shefthwns and Polled Shorthorn'buili7;Good string of AberdeM-Ahfus club celvei. Ben Studef, Wesley; loWa: ;"•• Sl-lt* TOR SALE — 460D Interna- tionei Tractor, 1800 houi* Al. fredB«rdln«, Manly. 51-lt* FOR RINT OR SALE — Commercial 'building, -6,800 • square feet, In Northwood. ConUct Mn. E. D. Wrigai; Northwood. 51-lt CHRISTMAS ^iiBSK - i'. (CHRISTMAS .10 . '. p«r box of 25 ' ' NORTHWOOD ANCHOR "> I v / . •* M -, ' Nofftnwoosj • It's Yours When You Advertise Those Unneeded Items in PEACH Cars, boots, Choirs, form AM sorts of goods and sorvicos Hio NUCGtrr supphos 25,000 homos Odds are, one of thorn needs what you've gotl Serves 25 III HOMES

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