The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 20, 1967 · Page 32
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 32

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 20, 1967
Page 32
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WHAT ARE THEY DOING? By STEVE WALLER Have you ever noticed the white circle that pops up in the upper left /corner of the screen during a movie at the local theatre? Do you know what it means? Our young worker, Bill Deal, knows it as his signal to change projectors. Bill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Deal of Algona, is the "man In the booth" at the Algona Theatre on Tuesday nights and the Drive-In on Thursdays. He's a 1967 graduate of Algona High School and began working as a projectionist two years ago. Young Mr. Deal spends a hard day's night at the "showhouse." He is often kept awake into the early morning hours when the Drive-in's Dusk-to-Dawn adventures are shown. He must be ready for a quick and smooth running of each feature no matter how heavy his eyes or how hard the rain falls. Yes, BUI admits he doesn't like staying up till 4:30 in the morning, but then the show couldn't go on without him. Bill reports for duty around thirty minutes before the show starts. He arranges the sequence of films for each movie and double-checks to make sure he's got the reels in order. Most features at the theatre are in color and last approximately an hour and a half, Bill reports. For these pictures he must fill the two projectors about four times each. The film comes in six to eight reels depending on the length of the feature. There is a "home away from home" awaiting BUI at the local theatre. In his own little shack known as the "booth", Bill finds time to read or study during the school year, write, and relax until he starts hearing bells. . . . What?! Hearing bells, you say? Yes, since It is impossible to sit and watch the show night after night, a system of bells is set up to ring when the reel of fUm in a particular projector is_ about to run out. BUI swiftly dashes to the other projector and watches for the small white circle on the screen. When he sees this blip, he turns on the second machine' for a smooth and unnoticeable switch from the first projector. Once in a whUe the fUm wUl break causing a "black out" on the screen for which BUI receives cat-calls, boos, hisses, etc. It took some time before Mr. Deal could readily pull off the slick change of motion picture reels. He learned the technique from Mr. Carl Slutter, a longtime employee at the theatre. Now they take turns running the projectors with Bill handling the chores one or two nights a week and Carl the rest of the week. From the booth, BUI controls the volume of the speakers, the lights, the focusing of the screen, and the music played during intermission. Since this particular job requires Bill's presence only two nights a week, he is also employed by his father for general farm labor. Tasks include baling hay, chopping and trimming trees, and de-weeding bean fields. His day on the farm is a long one, getting up at 7:30 or so and quite often working through tUl 6 at night. However, the chores have proved lucrative and Bill also says it is to his advantage to be working for his father rather than for someone he doesn't know. For time-kUlers Bill enjoys reading modern literature, skiing, playing pool, playing drums, and sleeping. BUI has accepted a job with the Ames theatre on campus at Iowa State where he plans to enroll this faU. Obviously, Bill's two summer jobs are quite different in their requirements, but he accepts the challenge in each and wUl undoubtedly benefit from both. Miss Johnson Of Ledyard To Wed July 29 LEDYARD - Mr. and Mrs. Everett Johnson announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Shirley Jean, to Robert Polzin, son of Mrs. Pearl Polzin, Fairmont. Shirley, a graduate of Ledyard Community High School, is employed at Stokely-Van Camp in Fairmont. Her fiance, a graduate of Fairmont High School, is employed at Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing, Fairmont. The couple wUl be married July 29 at the Bethany Evangelical and Reformed church, Ledyard. ENTERTAINING AT THE PINE ROOM J eri OPEN 4 P.M. MONDAY THRU FRIDAY 12 NOON SATURDAY QUALITY ENTERTAINMENT NITELY. THE PINE ROOM HOTEL ALGONA r ^^^^^^^^^^"^"^^^^ ^ DIAMOND'S WIN-A-HONDA CONTEST In Co-operation With No. la. Appliance HONDA SPORT 65 65 cc - retails at $340,00 Will be given away absolutely FREE ! DRAWING WILL BE HELD You'll receive 2 additional coupon* with the pur. cha»e of any Wrangler garment. Thi* include* girl*' cut-off*, boy*' (lack* and jean*, »hirH or jacket*. AGE LIMIT; 6 to 96 The more often you're in - the more chances to win! and deposit at Diamond's »*f»»e»«t^ DIAMOND'S FREE HONDA j NAME — ADDRESS Deposit thi* coupon in drawing box at DIAMOND'S HOSPITAL NEWS missed: Mrs. David Doocy and baby, Bancroft. JULY 17 - Admitted: Mrs. Earl Loss, Irvlngton, medical; Mrs. John Altman, Mrs. Russell Mertz, Mrs. Kenneth Roethler, Association is holding a series of three workshops July 25-27, starting at 7 p.m. July 25, the workshop will be held in Waterloo at Holiday Inn; July 26, Sac City; and July 27, Osceola. All The Iowa Woman's Bowling clty assoc t a u 0 n presidents and Algona, medical; dismissed: Mrs. Harold Bormann and twins, Bode. Bowling Workshops Thursday, July 20, 1967 Algona, (la.) Upper Des Moines-tS secretaries are urged to attend. Standard Item Candy and chocolate arc standard items in the military ration. Soldiers, sailors, pilots and astronauts are supplied with confections not only for energy but as a morale-booster and to fight fatigue. JULY 3 - Dismissed: Anna Aman, Algona; Mrs. PaulThilges and baby, Ottosen. JULY 4 - Admitted: Paul Gales, Livermore, surgery; Kenneth Bray ton, Algona, surgery; dismissed: Mrs. Leonard Pesicka and baby, Algona. JULY 5-Dismissed: Patricia Murray, Bancroft. JULY 6 - Admitted: Mrs. Louisa Murphy, Algona, medical; dismissed: Roy Adams, Mrs. John Schimmel, James Elmore, Algona. JULY 7 - Birth: Mr. and Mrs. William Werners, Burt, girl, 7 Ibs., 8 oz.; admitted: Helmer Norman, Algona, fracture; Mrs. Ann Fechner, Algona, medical; dismissed: H. F. Fristedt, Algona; Thomas Schuller, Whittemore; transferred to Mason City: Helmer Norman. JULY 8 - Admitted: Mark Reilly, Algona, surgery; Mrs. Patricia Scobba, Algona, medical; Jerry Miller, Altoona, accident; transferred to Mason City, Patricia Scobba. JULY 9 - Dismissed: Baby Jill Benson, Kenneth Brayton, Algona; Paul Gales, Livermore. JULY 10 - Births: Mr. and Mrs. Luther Kinne, LuVerne, girl, 9 Ibs., 2 oz.; Mr. and Mrs. Harold nig, Bode, boy, 7 Ibs., 9 1/4 oz.; admitted: Kevin Welp, Bancroft, T & A; dismissed: Mrs. William Werners and baby, Burt. JULY 12 - Admitted: Vera Anderegg, West Bend, medical; Milford Smith, Burt, accident; dismissed: Patricia Spencer, Algona; John E. Smith, Lakota; Kevin Welp, Bancroft. JULY 13 - Births: Mr. and Mrs. David Doocy, Bancroft, girl, 7 Ibs., 15 oz.; Mr. andMrs.Robt. Bormann, Bode, twins, girl, 7 Ibs., 5 1/2 oz., boy, 6 Ibs., 12 oz.; admitted: Margaret Haubach, Algona, medical; Mrs. Bertha Welp, Bancroft, medical; dismissed: Mark Reilly, Algona. JULY 14 - Admitted: Helen Strickler, Ann Evert, Algona, medical; dismissed: Mrs. Luther Kinne and baby, LuVerne; Mrs. Harold Illg and baby, Bode; Vernon Burns, Agnes Thilges, Algona. JULY 15 - Births: Mr. and Mrs. Darold Simons, Algona, girl, 6 Ibs., 5 oz.; Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Downs, Algona, boy, 7 Ibs., 3 1/2 oz.; admitted: Mrs. Louise Larson, Garner, medical. 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