The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 2, 1967 · Page 21
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Cartoons Very Popular Farm Leaders Here Seeking Tax Relief r —* ™ "*^ • W ' F.V* •M~. ^\ Tuesday, May 2, 1967 Algona, (la.) Upper DCS Moines-9 Children turned out by the hundreds for the Bugs Bunny Spectacular at the Algona Theater here Saturday afternoon. A small group of those who attended are shown here waiting in line after the ticket office had opened and they had started to file inside. For those who had a designated yellow coupon, admission was only a dime — and a full afternoon of cartoons was featured. Manager Jim Dougherty stated the event was a success. (UDM Polaroid Photo) Disaster, Refugee Blanket, Clothing Pickup, May 8 Rev. Frank Harcey, chairman of Kossuth county, has announced dates for the spring drive for good, usable clothing. A "Special Blanket appeal" to the churches of Iowa is being made for Sunday, April 30. Blankets are especially needed for refugees and disaster victims. Those interested in giving blankets are asked to take them to their church April 30. The local church will pack them to deliver to First Presbyterian church, Algona, 10 a. m., May 8. All kinds of good, usable clothing (clean and in good repair) are urgently needed. There is an urgent need for children's clothing and men's work clothing as well as the continuing need for general clothing items for children and adults. The large Church World Service trailer-truck is scheduled to be in Algona on May 8, to take collected items to the Church World Service Center in Nappanee, Indiana, where the items we give will be sorted, processed, and baled for overseas mode o'day Wicker wonders,., ours exclusively from Hong Kong in wizard styles and colors, vinyl coated for wear! 2.99 and 3,99 108 E. STATE ALGONA shipment and use. For further information regarding the local collection, telephone 295-2845. More than 53 county residents have expressed their strong desire that the legislature take action on property tax relief through letters and postcards to the county's legislators during the last few days. William Tokheim, Kossuth Co. Farm Bureau President, said the campaign was started April 27 at a meeting of county farm leaders. The purpose of the program is to let the county legislators know that farmers and others are insisting that something be done in this session of the legislature on this serious problem of property taxes. This action campaign is not to support any particular approach to tax revision, but is firmly emphasizing this is the session where action must be taken. Too many times in past sessions the legislature had bogged down on technical details and nothing has happed. "We can't allow this to happen again this year. This is the year for action," said Tokheim. Freedom Shares Now Being Sold In This Area F. L. McMahon, Algona volunteer county savings bonds chairman, announced that new Freedom Shares were placeu on sale May 1. These new Freedom Shares actually U. S. Savings Notes pay an interest rate of -1.7-} per cent when held to maturity of 4 1/2 years. They are sold only in combination with Series K. bonds of like or higher denominations, and are not redeemable for the first year. Prices for the E bond/Freedom Share combination ranged from $39- for a $25 E bond and $25 Freedom Share to $156 for a $100 bond and $100 Share. OTICE! Local 1045, International Association of Machinists, is now taking bids for their group insurance policy. For details contact one of the following parties by phone: 5-2833 Algona 5-2157 Algona 8-3261 Whittemore - PLEASE CALL AFTER 6:00 P.M. (34 & 36! "Hey, Ford Buyer: for about *2® a month more than a Ford LTD, I can put you in a full-sized '67 CHRYSLER! 1 *Right now, a 1967 Chrysler Newport 2-door Hardtop is priced approximately $2.39 a month moret than a comparably equipped 1967 Ford LTD. And that means with power steering, power brakes, radio, heater, and automatic transmission. When it's only a matter of a few dollars a month, don't settle for a small line. See us and move up to a full-size '67 Chrysler. Today. tBased on a comparison of Manufacturers' Suggested Retail Price for a Ford LTD 2-dooc Hardtop and a Chrysler Newport 2-door Hardtop, both equipped with V-8 engine, automatic transmission, power steering, power brakes, radio, and heater. Comparisons are based on one-third down and 36 monthly payments excluding other optional equipment (such as whitewall tires, deluxe wheel covers) and destination charges, state and local taxes, interest, insurance and licensing fees. CHRYSIER'67 CHRYSLER MOTORS CORPORATION Percival Motors, Inc. • BOO S. Phillips, Algona, Iowa

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