The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 28, 1967 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 28, 1967
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don smith ONE of our best friends of long standing, Ralph Elbert, who probably had more experience fighting fires than anyone in history here, died last week - ajid we're really going to miss him. My friendship with Ralph began when I wasn't very old - and we both had a sincere interest in auto racing at the Kossuth County Fair each summer. Of course, we saw each other many times for chats between fairs, but on many afternoons, we sat near each other - and he of course favored the Chevrolet entries, while I (due to the fact my dad had always driven them) favored Fords. Our friendly arguments about which, the Chevrolet or Ford, would go fastest were quite lengthy - and as I got older, I knew Ralph had just been baiting me into the discussions. After that beginning, we continued to be pretty close friends on through the years and often discussed the virtues of this car and that, what caused this fire and that, etc. Anyone who knew Ralph and classed him as a friend feels just as we do about his passing. Our sincere sympathy goes to Margaret, his wife, and his twin sons, Don and Ron, also good friends of ours. Guys like Ralph aren't too numerous. THIS different type public high school at Ft. Dodge, for unmarried or married school girls (up to age 17), seems to us a good idea. Down through the years, girls who become pregnant while high school students have taken more than their share of maltreatment from a public that perhaps pulled lots more ignorant stunts when younger (or maybe the same ones). They've been ostractized, shipped away by their families and practically disowned by the human race - at least until the unblessed event arrives, then the unlucky girl often returns to former surroundings to again get the rough end of a lot of talk. We'd suggest (to anyone forced to drop out of school due to pregnancy) that in the future if there is such cause, that the school at Ft. Dodge be contacted for information. WE watch the Tonight Show occasionally - and were in the audience via the boob tube the night of Feb. 22 when the choir from a Naval Air Station sang a couple of numbers. During the second, a young fellow was featured in solo work. Didn't recognize him then, but cohort Denny Waller told us the next morning the singer was none other than Bjorn (Cork) Heynning, who was soloist when Denny and Mary Bradley became Mr. and Mrs. Waller a couple of years ago here. Funny part of it was, my wife and I drove Cork and another young man to the airport so they could fly back to Des Moines soon after the ceremony. Denny knew him v/hile a student at Drake U. THOUGHT the remarks by a reader in the big dally recently really hit the spot - "Wouldn't it be wonderful to wake up some morning and find that the Iowa Legislature had reapportloned itself, taken care of the fiscal matters of the state, cut taxes and gone home?" ANOTHER letter said, "The holding of public office carries with it a responsibility that the office be used wisely. The honor of election also demands that the people be represented in matters of real importance. However, there appears to be a trend in the opposite direction: The 'Continuing Story of D.S.T.,' 'bountiful vs. beautiful,' Indian- liquor drama, and finally, 'nausea - and - our - state senators.' Other legislators are known for government; ours is so much more entertaining." (Note- But who's laughing?) Is something you weren't supposed to discuss while drinking. Seems to us, the way things have been popping around here, religious-wise, the same rule ought to be applied at all other times EXCEPT IN CHURCH! THHEE deaf Englishmen were riding through their country on a train. As they come to a town, one said, "Ah, this is Wembly." "No," said the second, "this is Thursday." Said the third, "So am I. Let's get off and have a Scotch and soda." WE'VE gotten quite a few pats on the back since we undertook this column in April a year ago, and it seems there are even some youngsters who like it. One such reader (and a regular) is Paula Lockwood who lives in the Lone Rock vicinity. Says she likes all of it. Thanks, Paula. - ?PERHAPS you noted the story on who pays state income tax in the dailies a while back. We were surprised at the percentages in some groups who Don't pay any. For instance, almost one-third of the farmers in Iowa don't, with 93,000 paying $12 million and 42,810 not paying any. Seventeen percent of the laborers (42,000) didn't while the other 207,000 paid taxes totaling $14.6 million. In the public employee group, 95,000 of them paid $7.6 million, while 14,000 didn't pay - and in the professional occupation group, 36,000 paid $7.1 million and 7,000 didn't pay any. Doesn't seem possible 17 percent of the professionals in the state didn't make enough money to pay income tax. If all your earnings are paid by someone in the state, you don't have to earn much to pay I And it's going higher. WE had a lot of things saved up that we could write quite a bit about Adam Clayton Powell - but you've all read enough about him and seen him 05 TV too much in recent weeks to figure out how we feel. So we're gonna "Play it cool, baby!" RELIGION, we were told once, ORVILLE Wicks of Algona saw save a gallon on year's supply of GO-OP Lube Oils How? By booking your requirements now! Sharpen a pencil and sit down a minute to plan your lube oil needs for the next 12 months. Then call the order in to your Co-op or Co-op Petroleum Salesman. You not only get the important dis-count, but you're also protected frclm price increase and assured of full-order delivery when you need it. Book your fall-winter needs on winter grade motor oil, plus your spring-'jum- mer requirements. And why not take care of your CO-OP Grease booking at the some time? Delivery wiil be mede the season you need it, at-r! you pay nothing until delivery is made. CO-OP Lube Oil and Grease answers all form lubrication needs the year 'round. Call us today. We'll be glad to help you plan your booking order. Ask about tlia NEWEST development uf r.O-OP Research—CO-OP liand ClBSiiar with lanolin. You ?.'id iiic wife will appreciate its many uses. Mm LUBE OIL & GREASE Whittemore Co-op Elevator For HOBARTON BRANCH Top Performance . CO-OP .x^lsT"* 11 ^ COOP .mi Gasoline f J&fe S<>.«.a.FW, Fuel Oils Oils and Lubricants TELE 293-5614 a fellow he knew years ago on the Tonight Show recently. He was Elmer Carlson, who was a corn husking champion when that task was done by hand - and Orv met him when he was also In the contests during which champions were crowned. Mrs. Wicks had Orv roll out of bed when Elmer was introduced on the show so he could get a look at him. HERE'S one of the latest making the rounds of the eighth grade here: What goes ha, ha, ha, ha - plop? A man laughing his head off. Nielsen Honored Fritz Nielsen, Algona High School driver education instructor, will preside at the Safety Caravan section of a state safety driving conference at State College of Iowa on Friday and Saturday, March 31 and April 1. About 600 driver education teachers were expected at the conference. Is your office furniture in sad shape? Look over the new office desks, chairs, files and safes at the Office Supply Dept. of THE UPPER DES MOINES. "My Fair Tuesday, March 28, 1967 Algona (la.) Upper Dot Moinei-3 Ruth McEnroe as Eliza Doolittle in a scene from "My Fair Lady." Curtain time will be 8 p. m., March 28, 30 and April 2, at the Garrigan gymnasium. Admission is $1.00 for adults and 50? for students. (Foto by Michael Mosbach, Neil Nurre and Donald Long) Hit By Ladder Asks $18,000 In Court Suit A suit filed by Kate Freeman of Emmetsburg seeking $18,000 damages from Ackerman Improvement and Supply Co., Ft. Dodge, for injuries sustained by Mrs. Freeman when a-ladder fell on her May 6, 1964, was submitted to a jury in District Court at Emmetsburg last week. In her petition Mrs. Freeman claimed she was returning from a cafe, where she had eaten lunch, to Sheakley's where she was employed, walking on the north side of Main Street, and as she passed the Iowa Trust and Savings Bank, the ladder, used by Ackerman to make repairs on the building, fell, striking her on the head, and across her neck and back, hurling her to the ground. She claimed that the blow resulted in loss of consciousness and contusions, abrasions and laceration of the body as well as a cerebral concussion with intercranial brain damage and involvement of the cranial nerves. The jurors were Mrs. Lyle Frederick of Cylinder, Ronald Fisher, Ayrshire; Mrs. Floyd Conlon, Emmetsburg; Maurice Jacobson, Graettinger, Hazel Eaton, Ruthven, Mrs. Norman Funk, Graettinger, Marge Schellhammer, West Bend; Marjorie Solberg, Cylinder; Avery Carpenter, Mallard; Mrs. Kenneth McGuire, Emmetsburg; Byron Pirle, Mallard; and Mrs. Dale Kinnetz, Emmetsburg. Minor Mishap A minor mishap resulted in an estimated $70 damage" at the city parking lot east of the city hall here at 3:15 p.m. Monday. Jean M. Malueg, 18, Algona, was driver of an auto which struck a parked vehicle owned by Gerald R. Coleman as she backed up in the lot. Police investigated. The only President to become chief Justice of the Supreme Court was William Howard Taft. He was appointed In 1921 by President Harding. "Kossuth County's Favorite Newspaper" COMPLETE CLOSING OUT DAIRY AND MACHINERY 1 Having sold my farm, I will sell my entire Dairy Herd and complete line of Machinery on the farm located 5 miles South of Algona, Iowa, on highway 169; or 5 miles North of St. Joe, Iowa, on East side of highway on SATURDAY, APRIL 1 AT 12:30 P.M. Starting first on Machinery and then right on Dairy Cattle 48 - HEAD OF DAIRY CATTLE - 48 Bunny - 56.3 Ib. Milk, 3.4% Fat Carrol - 55.5 Ib. Milk, 3.5% Fat Wanda - 46.3 Ib. Milk, 3.0% Fat Snoopy - 45.1 Ib. Milk, 4.1 % Fat Fury - 44.8 Ib. Milk, 3.5% Fat Rosy-44.1 Ib. Milk, 4.3% Fat Star - 43.0 Ib. Milk, 3.4% Fat The above Cows that are bred back will have been Tiny - 38.0 Ib. Milk, 4.0% Fat Dora - 36.8 Ib. Milk, 3.4% Fat Annie - 34.4 Ib. Milk, 3.2% Fa* Betsy - 32.1 Ib. Milk, 3.8% Fat Marilyn - 31.4 Ib. Milk, 3.0% Fat Birdie - 27.2 Ib. Milk, 4.4% Fat Curly - 22.1 Ib. Milk, 3.5% Fat Grindl — Springing Cow by artificial insemination within last 60-90 days. 10 SPRINGING HOLSTEIN HEIFERS OUT OF ARTIFICIAL BREEDING AND BRED TO REGISTERED ANGUS BULL. 3 — Holstein Heifers, 800 Ibs. 3 — Holstein Heifers, 600 Ibs., calf hood vaccinated, open 4 — Holstein Heifers, 400 Ibs., calfhood vaccinated. 4 - Holstein Bulls, 400 Ibs. 6 — Small Holstein Bull Calves. 2 — Small Holstein Heifer Calves. MILKING EQUIPMENT AND FEED 500 gallon Sunset Bulk Tank, 2 yrs. old; 2 Surge seamless Buckets; Surge Pump in A-l condition. Several Tons Chopped Hay in barn; 250 Bales Straw; Approx. 25 Tons Silage in pit. 2-1951 WD Allis Chalmers Tractors Allis-Chalmers Chopper with Corn Head, Sickle Head and Pickup Head Disc AC 4-row Cultivator with Steel Gauge Wheels New Idea Wagon Hoist AC PTO 4-bar Side Delivery Rake New Idea Model 19 Spreader, new Roller Apron Chain Post Hole Digger Hvdraulic Chain Saw Cattle Chute MACHINERY 1950 WD Allis-Chalmers with wide front end, Powerpack Allis-Chalmers Blower and 50'9" pipe 4-Section Drag AC 2-row Cultivator McCormick Rotary Hoe Hay Rack Kellv Ryan 44' Elevator McCormick Seeder with 10 bu. Extension and Grass Seed Attachment Johnson Gas Tank Heater 12 X 28 Tractor Chains Cattle Scratcher Farmall "M" Tractor with Power- pack 20'4" Electric Grain Auger McCormick Plow, 3 bottoms Oliver 3-16 Plow Oliver Corn Planter Oliver 12' Springtooth 3 Wagons and Boxes McCormick Model 25 Mower John Deere 9' Windrower 2 M Picker Sprayer Powser PTO Grinder Gas Milk Room Heater 12 X 38 Tractor Chains BUILDINGS, LUMBER AND MISCELLANEOUS 3 — 10X16 Brooder Houses with double floors; 6 — large Feed Bunks; Several Chicken Feeders; Large quantity of Misc. Lumber; 40,— 3 X 4 X 8 Creosote Posts. LAMONT WELLENDORF WILL HAVE HIS AERIAL SPRAY PLANE ON THE GROUNDS FOR YOU TO INSPECT THE DAY OF THE SALE, Donna's Lunch Wagon On The Grounds TERMS: Cash. No property to be removed until settled for. Not responsible for accidents should any occur. ALFRED GRILL, SR. OWNER Ronald Peck and Raymond Spencer, Algona Auctioneers The Security State Bank, Algona, Clerk

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