The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 20, 1967 · Page 10
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 10

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 20, 1967
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don smith IT had to happen, but Minnesota's Twins haven't exactly set the world on fire with a big string of wins after tying a can to Sam Mele's rear end and hiring Cal Ermer, 42, as his successor. The club was a couple of games over .500, however, as this was being written. WE'VE got nothing against the new manager (in fact, we wish him well as the Twins happen to be our favorite team), but had a feeling all along that any problems the Twins had probably weren't because of Sam. After all, he got them a pennant in '65 (and was a hero for that) and managed a pair, of second place finishes and one third after taking over June 23, 1961 when his predecessor, Cookie Lavagetto, was fired. AT any rate, Sam has been sent out to graze. We liked one of the statements he made soon after hearing he had been let out— "My record speaks for itself." Our government should do so well in foreign affair si OLD bookkeepers never die — they just lose their balance. GOV. Hughes probably didn't pick up much popularity with taxpayers (but undoubtedly gained prestige with recipients of aid) when he made recent statements over budget reductions approved in the Legislature. The cuts included a $3,955,000 reduction in his welfare budget — and most of it is right off the appropriation for ADC. NOW, we've said before — and we'll say it again, we're not against welfare, ADC and funds for the needy — but it seems ridiculous when some of the recipients of such funds (right out of the taxpayers' pockets) manage to live better than persons working for a living. ALGONA recipients of such aid, for the most part, are very deserving and in some instances perhaps don't get enough help. However, a few cases have come to light here down through the years that won't make Mr. Average Man feel very good. Cases where such recipients of varied sorts of aid have been able to purchase color TV sets, the finest clothing money can buy (when my kids and most others don't get it) and also plenty of money for booze and beer. HUGHES said the cut in funds by Legislators would limit programs for human services, for improvement of society, etc. Nuts, since when does the society need to be improved to the point where persons on relief (including some who work part of a year — or refuse to look for work) fare better than hardworking heads of families. If s time the entire program is sharpened up and some of the dead wood lopped off, making It less costly than at present. Politicians have bought votes for years with their varied "programs" for the needy. Why not continue to help, but with vital necessities and not all the niceties you and I can't afford. The Food Stamp plan seems a step in the right direction — if too much doesn't go down the drain for "front office" help. WHEN a secretary is a peach— the boss* wife usually cans her! THE death of Spencer Tracy removed another great actor from the scene. And, the screen, TV and stage cannot afford to lose many like him. He was victim of a massive heart attack in his West Hollywood home June 10, about three weeks after completion of the film, "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner," which he had said earlier would be his last prior to retirement. Unfortunately, that long-planned retirement wasn't very lengthy. "HOW L.RJ. Handled Crisis" was the headline in a daily after the on-again, off-again Mideast War quieted down. Actually, the way the U. S. handled it was perfect — we stayed out and kept our big mouths and big purses shut! GOT a real nice letter from Darlene (Mrs. Tom) Kinsey, Westminster, CaL, recently. Darlene was once an employee of the UDM and since her marriage and subsequent move to California has remained a loyal reader. Her comments on Periscope made us go out and buy a hat two sizes larger than the last one — and despite the cost, it was worth it (for our ego). Husband Tom is employed by the outfit that manufactures the voice warning system we mentioned in this column some time back. Darlene says she doesn't know what his job is, but he's in computers and guidance systems, a designer, and that "sounds impressive." Nice to hear from you, Darlene and Tom. Keep them nice letters comin'. Tuesday, June 20, 1967 Algena (la.) Upper Det Moines—3 SEE by the dallies the short fat people, tall fat people and many slim people who said they wished they were fat gathered at Central Park in New York City recently to celebrate human obesity. Carrying banners like "Fat Power", "Think Fat" and "Buddha Was Fat" and wearing buttons like "Help Cure Emaciation - Take A Fat Girl To Dinner", they performed anti- slim rituals during the city's first "Fat-In". Besides burning diet books, they burned a large photograph of Twiggy. Wish I'd been there to be in on that burning. The photo was probably printed on thin paper. MOST girls think landing a man is like hooking a fish — it helps to wiggle the bait a littlel (Servicemen! OKLAHOMA CITY — John H. Lensing, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry J. Lensing of Bancroft, has been promoted to airman second class in the U. S. Air Force. Airman Lensing is a communications specialist at Tinker AFB, Okla. He is a member of the Air Force Communications Service which maintains and operates a global system aids and communications for USAF. A graduate of St. John's High School, he attended Mason City Junior College. - o - FT. ORD, CALIF (AHTNC) Army Private Patrick L. Vaske, 25, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leander J. Vaske, Bancroft, completed eight weeks of advanced infantry training June 12 at Ft. Ord, Calif. He received specialized instruction in small unit tactics and in firing such weapons as the M-14 rifle, and the M-GO machine gun and the 3.5 - Inch rocket launcher. LOOK 'EM OVER.' 1967 MODELS CHEVROLET IMPALA SUPER SPORT, 396 Engine, 4-Speed, Positraction, Tinted Glass, W/S Tires, Big Caps, Bucket Seats, Warranty Book. Maroon with Black Interior. Showroom condition. 13,000 Miles $AVE FORD GALAXDS 500, 2 Door Hardtop, 289 Engine, Cruiseomatic Trans., Radio, Heater, Power Steering, Red with Red Vinyl Interior, Visibility Group, Side Moulding, Big Hub Caps, W/S Tires. Newish. $AVE 1966 MODELS FORD GALAHE 500, 2 door Hardtop, 352, Cruiseomatic, R & H, Very Clean * $1295 OLDS Super 88, 4 door, R & H, Power Steering, Power Brakes, OLDSMOBILE 98, 4 door Hardtop, power, air conditioned. . .$1195 1962 MODELS CHEVROLET BEL AIR 4 door, V-8, automatic transmission, PS & PB, Factory air conditioned $995 STUDEBAKER Station Wagon, V-8 Engine, Stick, Heater. Runs good $295 CHEVROLET IMPALA 4 Door Sedan, 283 Engine with Power Pack. PS, PB and Powerglide. Tilt Wheel, W/S & Big 1961 MODELS Hub Caps ., $2195 FORD CUSTOM 500, 4 Door, 289 Engine, Cruiseomatic, R & H. One owner. Blue with Matching Interior. Extra Clean — $1995 PLYMOUTH FURY n, 4 dr. Sedan, V-8, auto, trans., tinted windows, one owner, warranty, showroom condition . . .$2295 FORD GALAME 500 4 dr., 352, auto, trans., R & H, one owner, warranty, white with red interior, like new $2395 FORD C-500, 4 dr., 289, Cruiseomatic, PS, Factory Air Conditioned, yellow with fawn interior $2395 CHEVROLET IMPALA Sports Coupe, super, 327, stick, bucket seats, tinted windows, R & H $2395 CHEVELLE 300, 4 dr. Sedan, 6 cyl., stick, heater, one owner, extra clean $1895 1965 MODELS CHEVROLET BISCAYNE Station Wagon, 283, stick, 6 psgr., R & H, one owner, white with red interior $1695 CHEVROLET BEL AIR 2 dr., V-8, auto, trans., power steering, R & H, Nice $1695 PLYMOUTH FURY, 2 dr., 6 cyl., standard trans., R & H, one owner $1395 CHEVY H, 2 door, stick shift, good $1295 BUICK LESABRE 400, 4 Door Sedan, Wildcat Engine & Transmission, R & H. One-owner, beige with matching interior— , $1995 1964 MODELS OLDSMOBILE DYNAMIC 88, 4 door Sedan, Standard Transmission, R&H $650 OLDSMOBILE DYNAMIC 88, 4 door Sedan, AT, PS, PB, White with Beige Interior. Clean $695 1960 MODELS CHEVROLET BISCAYNE 6 cyl., 4 door, powergllde, runs good _ $550 RAMBLER 4 door Rebel, V-8, overdrive, full power, R & H-. $395 CHRYSLER WINDSOR 4 door, one-owner, automatic transmission, R & H, well kept up $550 1959 MODELS FORD 300, 4 door, V-8, AT, R&H $195 CHEVROLET BEL AIR 4 door Sedan, V-8 Engine, Standard Transmission, R&H $395 1958 MODELS BUICK LESABRE 4 door Sedan, V-8 Engine, standard transmission, heater. One-owner $1395 DODGE 330, 4 door Sedan, 6 cyl., standard transmission, heater, Extra Sharp. One-owner in Mint Condition $1095 CHEVROLET IMPALA Coupe, V-8 Engine, standard transmission, R&H. Yellow with Black Interior $1495 VOLKSWAGEN, 2 door, 3-speed, one owner. Good. $1085 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE, 2 door, 283 V-8, standard transmission, sharp, one owner $1275 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE, V-8, stick, heater, tinted glass, white with blue interior $1250 FORD FAIRLANE 500, 4 door Sedan, 289 V-8, standard trans, mission, R&H, one-owner $1295 1963 MODELS DODGE 330, 2 door Sedan, V-8 Engine, standard transmission, R&H $895 FORD FAIRLANE 500, 2 door Sedan, V-8 Engine, Stick, R & H-, $895 PONTIAC CATOJNA, V-8, 2 door Hardtop, R&H $1195 CHEVROLET V-8, 4 door, AT $150 FORD FAIRLANE 500, 6 cyl., stick $150 MERCURY 4 door, V-8, automatic transmission, runs good. . .$125 FORD V-8 4 door, stick shift $150 CHEVROLET DEL RAY 4 door, 6 cyl., Stick, R&H $175 OTHER CARS 1957 FORD CUSTOM, 2 door, V-8, stick, runs good $110 1956 CHEVROLET BEL AIR, V-8, 4 door Sedan. Power Pack, Powerglide, Extra Clean inside and out. See to believe*. $250 PICKUPS & TRUCKS 1965 CHEVROLET 3/4 Ton Pickup, 6 cyl., 4-speed, long, wide box, overloads, one owner $1695 1963 FORD F-100, 6 cyl., 3-speed, long, wide box, mud and snow tires $1250 1960 FORD Falcon Ranchero Pickup, 6 cyl., 3-speed with 6,000 miles on New Rebuilt Engine $595 1959 FORD Pickup, 1/2 ton, 6 cyl., 3-speed, long, wide box, Custom Cab, 2-tone Paint. Very Good Condition. 6-ply M & S tires $695 1954 CHEVROLET 1/2 ton, 3-speed, 6x6 stock and grain box«. $325 1950 FORD F-100, 1/2 ton, V-8, 3-speed, Runs Good. Way Above the Average $250 KRAUSE AUTO PHONE 889-2843 FENTON, IOWA

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