The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 27, 1967 · Page 3
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 3

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 27, 1967
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don smith THERE'S nothing like Father's Day — especially if you're a legitimate one - for sprucing up the Old Man's outlook. While the weather left a lot to be desired, this dad enjoyed it immensely I HAD some news to write for the Tuesday paper (which is put to bed Monday noon), so dragged the typewriter out on the front porch and went to work - with a very pleasant breeze wafting through the screens. While pecking away, had a chance to observe all kinds of things. FIRST off, hadn't been at it too long (with a nice cool bottle of Murl Potter's Hamms near our right fist), when a pair of real small neighbor boys went to work in the mud on our front sidewalk. Now, my kids have been selling nightcrawlers all summer (with their latest sale a big shipment to Jim Schneider at Cross Lake, Minn.), and they have a brilliantly painted (orange and white) sign nailed to a tree on our parking. The sign attracted these two visiting lads and they proceeded to re-paint it with mud, using long sticks as brushes, until they were asked what they were doing. No harm done. WHAT'S this about a topless Go-vio dancer at one of our local emporiums? We understand the topless appearance was unplanned I HAD a lot of fun getting my Father's Day gifts - both from wife Trudy and my three (great) kids, Dan, Bill and Martha. Of course, Martha didn't really know it was Father's Day (and she certainly didn't know she'd paid for part of my new TJ Brass album out of her piggy bank), but she did manage to do small portions of her favorite dances when we put it on the stereo the first, second, third and fourth times. The shirt and pants from Trudy were in line with our regular plan for "Days" - something we need. THE day was punctuated with church for four members of the group - while Dad went to work for a couple of hours at the office. Had to begin final preparations for press day, you know, and with Russ and Mid at their house on the lake, it's the duty of the rest of us to kind of take over and put out the sheet. SOON after that, Dad put on the basement screens (finally) and Mom got going on her regular household chores (Father's Day or not). Then Martha got pooped, so she took a nap- and appeared an hour and a half or so later bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. Actually, the way she rips around, don't think she really needs a nap - in fact, might be easier to keep up with if she didn't have one! LOTS of people coming and going in the neighborhood. Jason Etherington and his family arrived at his folks' house ( I suppose for a big dinner), while Wilbur Courtney, who lives a short distance from us, lined his good-looking family up for a snapshot portrait on the front lawn. Our suggestion of "cheese" came too late, however, as Wilbur had apparently just snapped the last photo. "PARDON me, sir," said the waiter as he picked up the money, "but this includes nothing for the waiter." "I didn't eat one, did I," answered the patron. MEANWHILE, the Elbert boys across the street spent some time, first seeing who could jump all the way to the front porch landing from the sidewalk, then trying to see who could bounce a tennis ball the highest. Doug, the smallest, meanwhile, was trying to chop down a huge tree with a hammer. Didn't get a chance to tell him an axe would work better - but then he is too young to handle an axe anyway. IN the interim, the Albert Harms family next door arrived home from church and Glenn Johnson down the block also came driving in. Don't know where he had been, didn't get a chance to ask him. Do know one place he hadn't been, however - they have inside plumbing t AMONG other things, Trudy was busy with plans forapicnic- and you should have seen the beautiful porterhouse steaks she picked up for the occasion from Del Brandt at Hood's. We planned to take our portable grill with us to the State Park for a cookout- and those steaks looked so good I drooled all over this copy while writing it I - ?- YESSIR, that Sunday, June 18, made me very happy I was a father. We've got a good group and had a lot of fun not doing much of anything - but, then, isn't that true lots of times at your house ? NORM Christian's Father's Day gifts can't go unmentioned. He got a goldfish, a skyrocket (from one of his children who bou 0 ht two for a nickel and kept the other one) and a pair of socks, among other things. Norm and the one that gave him half of his skyrockets as a gift are Tunsdoy, Jun* 27, 1967 Algeno (la.) Upper DM Mointt-3 saving them so they can use them up the Fourth of July. OFFICE secretary on the phone, "He's out to lunch now, but he won't be gone long— nobody took him." Two Youth Corps Trainees Are Hired By SCS Two Kossuth county young people who are Neighborhood Youth Corps enrollees have been assigned to the SCS for the summer. This program is operated through a cooperative agreement with the Office of Economic Opportunity at Emmetsburg and the Kossuth County Soil Conservation district. Lyle R. Riedinger, Work Unit Conservationist, has assigned Sig Wood, part-time engineering aid, to head this program. The girl serves as an assistant clerk and receives training in typing and office procedures. The boy learns about surveying, acting as a rodman or chairman on a survey crew. Held Workshop Union Aletheans Girls 4-H club held their workshop June 20 with each member bringing a project. Talks were given by Holly Haas and Mary Lou Nitchals. Demonstrations were by Sue Dodds, Linda Nitchals and Mary Camp. Georgia Lee presented a picture study. A potluck lunch was served after the meeting. Wesley 4-H Tour The annual 4-H tour of the Wesley Boys 4-H club was held June 10, starting at the Joe Skow home. Projects by the members consisted of dairy, swine, beef and horses. A potluck dinner was held at noon, followed by a talk on college life by Reuben Skow. The annual baseball game between fathers and sons was rained out in the 5th inning with the sons ahead by one run. "Kossuth Codnty's Favorite Newspaper" RETIRES Clarence Frohwein of Ocheyedan retired recently after 18 years as a school bus driver. He has traveled 178,960 miles and transported 203,337 passengers on these days on the regular routes and for special events. 1967 MODEL LOOK 'EM OVER ! FORD GALAXIE 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 GALAXIE 500, 2 door Hardtop, 352, Cruiseomatic, R & H, Very Clean ^ $1185 OLDS Super 88, 4 door, R & H, Power Steering, Power Brakes, OLDSMOBILE 98, 4 door Hardtop, power, air conditioned. . .$1085 1962 MODELS CHEVROLET IMPALA 4 Door Sedan, 283 Engine with Power Pack. PS, PB and Powerglide. Tilt Wheel, W/S & Big Hub Caps ., $2385 FORD CUSTOM 500, 4 Door, 289 Engine, Cruiseomatic, R & H, One owner. Blue with Matching Interior. Extra Clean — $1995 FORD CUSTOM 500, 4-door Sedan, V-8, Cruise-o-matic, power steering, factory air, extra clean $2095 CHEVROLET IMPALA Super Sport, 327 engine, standard transmission, radio, heater. Be rgundy with black interior. . .$2395 FORD GALAXIE 500 4 dr., 352, auto, trans., R & H, one owner, warranty, white with red interior, like new $2150 CHEVELLE 300, 4 dr. Sedan, 6 cyl., stick, heater, one owner, extra clean $1695 1965 MODELS CHEVROLET BISCAYNE Station Wagon, 283, stick, 6 psgr., R & H. one owner, white with red interior $1695 CHEVROLET BEL AIR 4-door Sedan, V-8, powerglide, power steering, red & white, one-owner cream puff $1595 PLYMOUTH FURY, 2 dr., 6 cyl., standard trans., R & H, one owner $1395 CHEVY H, 2 door, stick shift, good $1095 BUICK LESABRE 400, 4 Door Sedan, Wildcat Engine & Transmission, R & H. One-owner, beige with matching interior— , $1895 1964 MODELS BUICK LESABRE 4 door Sedan, V-8 Engine, standard trans-' mission, heater. One-owner $1275 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 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE, V-8, stick, heater, tinted glass, white with blue interior :$1185 FORD FAIRLANE 500, 4 door Sedan, 289 V-8, standard transmission, R & H, one-owner $1295 1963 MODELS DODGE 330, 2 door Sedan, V-8 Engine, standard transmission, R & H $850 FORD FAIRLANE 500, 2 door Sedan, V-8 Engine, Stick, R & H-, $865 PONTIAC CATIUNA, V-8, 2 door Hardtop, R & H $1185 CHEVROLET BEL AIR 6, 4-door Sedan, radio, heater, extra clean $995 CHEVROLET BEL AIR 4 door, V-8, automatic transmission, PS & PB, Factory air conditioned $935 •RAMBLER AMERICAN 4-door Sedan, radio, heater, one-owner CREAM PUFF $535 1961 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 DODGE POLARA 4-door Sedan, V-8, AT, PS, PB. New tires, runs good $495 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE, V-8, standard transmission, 2-door, radio, heater $650 1960 MODELS CHEVROLET BISCAYNE 6 cyl., 4 door, powergllde, runs good _ $485 1959 MODELS FORD 300, 4 door, V-8, AT, R&H $175 CHEVROLET BEL AIR 4 door Sedan, V-8 Engine, Standard Transmission, R&H $395 FORD GALAXIE 4-door, V-8, automatic transmission, power steering $250 CHEVROLET BEL AIR V-8, 4-door Sedan, automatic transmission, radio, heater, 4 new tires $395 1958 MODELS CHEVROLET V-8, 4 door, AT $150 FORD FAIRLANE 500, 6 cyl., stick $135 MERCURY 4 door, V-8, automatic transmission, runs good. . . $85 I PICKUPS & TRUCKS 1965 CHEVROLET 3/4 Ton Pickup, 6 cyl., 4-speed, long, wide box, overloads, one owner $1650 1963 FORD F-100, 6 cyl., 3-speed. long, wide box, mud and snow tires $1185 1954 CHEVROLET 1/2 ton, 3-speed, 6x6 stock and grain box$325 1951 FORD F-100 Pickup, V-8, 4-speed, runs good $165 KRAUSEAUTO PHONE 869-2843 FENTON, IOWA

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