The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 8, 1967 · Page 35
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 35

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 8, 1967
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"Modesty," according to The West Bend (Wis.) News, "is when a man hides his light under a bushel, but if somebody doesn't notice pretty soon he begins to pound on the bushel." • It is estimated, The St. James (Minn.) Courier reports, that by 1970, teenagers will be spending up to $30 billion each year. And you and I know where that $30 billion is going to come from, don't we. With that kind of money involved, maybe we should sell the world to the young people and let them pay us an allowance. • The Chronicle-Herald of Macon, Mo., defines fencing as: a lively discussion carried on by two human pincushions with use of exaggerated needles. We always thought that it was walking the pasture fence with a hammer and a bucket of staples. • In the big cities, there are two kinds of pedestrians, says The Tipton (Iowa) Advertiser. They are the quick and the dead. • The Herald of East Moline, 111., laments that modern cars and super highways are built for ever increasing speed, but the driver remains the same old model. It is rather frightening to think that the same model of man who had trouble with one horse, is now allowed to go out on the road with 400 of them. • The Lima (Ohio) News reports the sailor who brought his girl to the minister so they could get married. When the sailor discovered that he only had $2 of the customary $5 fee, he said, "Just marry us as far as the $2 goes." • The Wishek (N.D.) Star says, "The more hot arguments you win, the fewer warm friends you'll have." • The average enemy doesn't know what to do if you suddenly forgive him, advises the Algona (Iowa) Upper Des Moines. GRASSROOTS GLEANINGS by Bill Stoke* "•"•^^^^^"^"•••^"••••^••M The following information comes from The Ogden (Iowa) Reporter: "There are now 170 different federal aid programs on the books, financed by more than 400 separate appropriations, and administered by 21 federal departments and agencies aided by 150 Washington bureaus, and more than 400 regional offices empowered to receive applications and disburse funds." It is now possible to get federal aid for sneezing or for not sneezing, almost. • The Jamestown (N.D.) Sun tells about the barber college student who did not graduate because he didn't get a high enough mark in public speaking. • The Devils Lake (N.D.) Morning Journal comments that if the law of gravity was submitted to the Supreme Court, there would be a split decision. • A roaring fireplace brings a family closer together, as the family members argue who is going out to get the next log, comments The Sibley (Iowa) Gazette. • The Custer County Chief of Broken Bow, Neb. told this one : Teacher: How old would a person born in 1797 be today? Pupil: Man or woman ? Forget home canning failures Fruit FRUIT-FRESH* preserves natural color and flavor of peaches, pears, apples and other fruits. Ends hit-or-miss canning results. Look for the red and white can at leading food and drug counters. And wherever you buy Kerr Jars. changed , the name to protec the innocent We changed our name from NABISCO Sugar Honey Graham Crackers to HONEY MAID Graham Crackers so you'd have no trouble finding the grahams made with pure, golden honey and real graham flour, HONEY MAID Graham Crackers are the very same light, wholesome and delicious NABISCO Sugar Honey Graham that you've loved for so long. Isn't ft easier to remember the name HQNIY MAID fpr the graham crackers made with pure honey?».By NABISCO, Look for this new package at your grocer's,

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