The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 6, 1967 · Page 33
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 33

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 6, 1967
Page 33
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GRASSROOTS GLEANINGS "The moon must be made of wonderful stuff," speculates the Burlington (Wis.) Standard- Press. "It not only pulls the ocean back and forth to cause tides but it also often stops cars along side roads." • "When a man gets too old to set a bad example, he starts giving good advice," comments The Morris (Minn.) Tribune. • "Long hair music isn't what it used to be," says The Ogden (Iowa) Reporter. • The Ripon (Wis.) Commonwealth-Press advises: "A hair in the head is worth two in the brush." • "Sandwich spread" is what you get from eating between meals, claims The Review of Plymouth, Wis. • The Wabasha (Minn.) County Herald reports this sign on the door of a marriage license office: "OUT TO LUNCH — THINK IT OVER." • According to The Times Record of Aledo, 111., nothing makes people go into debt like trying to keep up with people who already are. by Bill Stokes "Anybody who thinks the automobile has made people lazy, has never had to pay for one," claims the O'Brien County Bell of Primghar, Iowa. • On the same subject, the Lake Mills (Iowa) Graphic says: "Here's a toast to your new car and mine — may they never meet." • "Don't borrow trouble," advises The Clear Lake (Iowa) Mirror-Reporter, "be patient and you'll soon have some of your own." • The Weekly Valley Herald of Chaska, Minn., reminds readers of the sign which was posted at a public school: "In case of atomic attack, the federal ruling concerning prayer in this building will be temporarily suspended." • Last year, every person in the United States made 620 telephone calls, reports The Herald- Tribune of Batesville, Ind. No wonder the confounded line is always busy. • "The man who wants a girl who is good, clever and beautiful may need a trio," says The Sisseton (S.D.) Courier. It obviously helps to worry, claims The Reinbeck (Iowa) Courier, because so many of the things you worry about never happen. • In a related vein, The Angola (Ind.) Herald advises, "If you really want to get your wife home from a vacation, just send her a copy of the local newspaper with one item clipped out." • The Salisbury (Mo.) Press-Spectator tells about the beaming father who brought the news to his six-year-old son that the stork had brought him a lively baby sister. "Aw," the lad said, "I wanted an older brother." • "Old Bookkeepers never die, they just lose their balance," claims The Marshall (Minn.) Messenger. • It is indeed the age of the computer, according to the Steuben Republican of Angola, Ind., which reported the following entry made in a^ computer-oriented firm's ledger: "This correcting entry is to correct an incorrect correction made incorrectly in January." • An egotist is defined by the Adair County Free Press of Greenfield, Iowa, as "One suffering from I strain." • The La Crescent (Minn.) Echo says that about the three toughest things in the world are to climb a fence that is leaning toward you, kiss a girl leaning away from you, and land a, customer leaning toward your competition. • "The fellow who is his own best friend always has to be blind to a good many faults," claims The Herald of East Moline, 111. "YOU-LL FIND QUALITY IN OUR CORNER PREMIUM Saltine Crackers from Nabisco. We make 'em crisp. And we wrap 'em to stay that way. In a recloseable Stack Pack. Look for them now in the new box with ah "EASY-LOCK" top. Get the great taste of crispness with ' PREMIUM Saltine Crackers. SLIM REMIUM SAUTINE CRACKERS ©NABISCO 1967

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