The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 15, 1967 · Page 8
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don smith OUR crew (mom! dad, Dan, Bill and Martha) took its annual trek to the Twin Cities Aug. 3-5 and as usual had a great time — coining home tired, hungry and full of memoirs. WE stayed at the Holiday Motor Hotel again, a spot we like because it is not too far from lots of things - and driving in the suburbs at the cities is fast, anyway, so even a baseball game at Met Stadium is not too far away. MARTHA probably saw more trucks, tractors and cars on the way to the cities than at any other time in her life. Her limited vocabulary allows her to tell us every time she sees one — so her conversation was quite constant, and enjoyed by all. PRESS boner - The Duchess of Windsor counteracted rumors by kissing her husband (the Duke) eight times on the gangplank-St. Petersburg, Fla. Times. ONLY one rest stop was required on the trip to the cities— and that came just as we reached Minneapolis— so made good time up old 169. Decided it sjire would be nice if the planned Interstate (that Mason City and Clear Lake want running north through their area) could run north instead in the area of Garner, which would make the tour even simpler. ONCE at the motel, Martha had to make a few attempts at unlocking the door — but didn't get the job done, so the rest of us helped her get it open. AFTER getting settled, suitcases opened and things that had to be hung up, climbed right back in the car and headed for Southdale — a shopping center which has never gotten much of our money, but plenty of attention— and their display this time was a miniature zoo, with a baby lion, tiger, moose, fox, deer, etc. in cages that were sur- Grethen House 1514 NO. SHORE DRIVE CLEAR LAKE, IOWA Iowa's bit of New England invites your parties, luncheons, coffees, brunches, bridal showers and dinners. Smart casual clothes, selected gifts are carefully chosen to please the discriminating. Fashion Show Luncheon* Evtry ThurscUy. CALL FLEETWOOD 7-431! FOR RESERVATIONS rounded at all times by little people and big people alike. OUR youngest especially enjoyed the littlest bear we've ever .seen, and at times thought she had some way of communicating with it— at any rate they seemed to hit it off wonderfully well. To her, the two cute little deer were "goggles" — that means doggies to you non-parents. AND If you think the fire engines here attract the attention of small fry (and big fry, too), you should have seen us rush to the door of the motel when a fire whistle sounded and the trucks took off from a station nearby. You'd thought we had never seen one before. Later found out a barn burned down on a farm nearby and saw films of the blaze on the late news that night. PRESS boner - Kim Novak's romantic life has made rather dull copy since her idyll was nipped in the but - Las Vegas, Nev. Optic. WE were looking around for things to see Thursday evening when we turned west and headed toward an area we had never visited. Lots of big plants and office buildings in the area of recent vintage, including Honeywell, General Mills and the Minnesota Gas quarters, which are all beautiful. NOTED this trip that service in super markets and other stores does not compare with most places in this area. Didn't see a super market that had help sacking groceries for customers like the stores do it here. The checkout girls total your purchase, then sack your items, making the entire process very slow. And clerks in stores seem to act like they are doing a person a favor if they wait on you. Of course, the crush of traffic in the form of customers probably gets old to sales people after a short time' of employment. At any rate, made us appreciate the good people in most places here. BILL and Dan and myself took a trip to a slot racing center while mom stayed home with our sleeping Martha - only to find the place closed. Went next door to a smaller layout and the lads got to run their cars, although not enjoyed too much. Talked us into taking them back later in the day when the big one was open, so all of us made the trip - and-Martha, like her big brothers, was a peach all the time we were gone. She paid quite a bit of attention to the racing and even made a few attempts at setting flipped cars back on the track— although without much luck. WE'LL bring you more on the trip next week — and that* s a threat I OLD Maid : A girl of 24, where she should be about 36 -Henny Youngman. 'uuiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii LOCALS Tuesday, Aug. 15, 1967 Algona (la.) Upper D«* Molnei-3 JOAN POST is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Post. Mrs. Post drove to Sioux City to get Joan who is in nurses training at St Joseph's Hospital. MRS. KATHRYN MAHONEY has been visited by her sister- in-law, Mrs. Dora Ferrigan, and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Faulkner and granddaughter, Jean, Chicago. They spent three days at Minneapolis and then went to Rapid City where they visited their son, Father Tom Faulkner. Francis, another son, flew from Notre Dame to join relatives. While here the Faulkners, Mrs. Ferrigan and Mrs. Mahoney went to Humboldt to see Mrs. Mary Nelson. Clara Murtha entertained Mrs. Mahoney and Mrs. Put your time in our expert hands Your watch will be back on its old accurate time, track after our experts' precision adjustments. REGISTERED JEWELER AMERICAN CCM SOCIETY WATCH FOR SHOW.NG * RAD/0 * TV Ferrigan at supper and cards Tuesday evening. MR. AND MRS. Floyd Erickson have been visited by their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. James Grant, Washington, D.C. While here, they spent a week at Spirit Lake. MR. AND MRS. Merle Pratt and John, Iowa Falls, went to Cedar City, Utah, to get their son, Bob, who has been in summer theatricals. Dave and Debbie stayed here with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hobson and Mrs. Marg Dahl. MR. AND MRS. Reuben Butzke, Whittemore, attended the anniversary convention of the Lutheran Education Association and the National Lutheran Parent Teachers League at Concordla Teachers College, River Forest, HI., August 4-6. Mr. Butzke Is the principal at St. Paul-Emmanuel School, Whittemore. PLAYED BRIDGE The ladies of Algona Country Club met for their weekly bridge party Aug. 9 with Mrs. Miles Sloniker as hostess. Winners were Mesdames Phil Diamond, Wes Bartlett and Frank Zender. THE FLAG IS FLYING IN MEMORY OF CPL. FLOYD BILSBOROUGH WORLD WAR I - U.S. ARMY EASTLAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS 708 S. Phillips — Algona Phone 295.-7153 Monday-Friday. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. • 12 Noon Sunday: 1 - 5 p.m. MAKE US AN OFFER! 1967 FORD GALAX1E 500, 2 door Hardtop, 289 engine, crulse- o-matlc trans., radio, healer, power steering, red with red vinyl interior, visibility group, side moulding, big hub caps, W/S tires. Newish. 8,000 miles. 1967 FORD Camper Special, turquoise and white, 352 V-8 engine, cruise-o-matic, radio and heater. Custom cab, whltewall tires, big caps with camper top. Priced to sell. 1966 FORD GALAXIE 500 4 door, 352, auto, trans., R & H, one owner, warranty, white with red interior, like new. 1966 FORD GALAXIE 500, 2 door Hardtop, 289 V-8, cruise-o- matic, power steering. Antique bronze witli matching interior. 1966 CHEVROLET IMPALA, 4 door Sedan, 283 engine with power pack, PS, PB and Powerglide. Tilt wheel, W/S and big hub caps. 1965 CHEVROLET IMPALA Sport Coupe, 283 V-8, standard transmission, radio, heater. Black with red interior. 1965 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE Station Wagon, 283, stick, six passenger, R & H, one owner. White with red interior. 1965 CHEVY II, 2 door, Stick shift. Good. 1964 FORD Custom 4 door, V-8, straight stick, radio, heater, one owner, extra clean. 1964 FORD GALAXIE 500, 2 door Hardtop, 6 cyl. engine, automatic transmission, power steering. 1964 BUICK LeSABRE 4 door Sedan, V-8 engine, standard transmission, heater. One owner. 1964 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE 2 door Sedan, 6 cyl., powerglide, power steering, heater. White and turquoise color. Extra clean. One owner. 1963 OLDS Super 88, 4 door, R & H, Power steering, power brakes. 1963 FORD FAIRLANE 500, 2 door Sedan, V-8 engine, stick, R& H. 1963 DODGE 330, 2 door Sedan, V-8 engine, standard trans-. mission, radio, heater. 1963 CHEVROLET IMPALA 4 door Sedan. V-8, automatic transmission, power steering, radio, heater. Beige and bronze with matching interior. 1963 CHEVROLET IMPALA 4 door Sedan. V-8, automatic transmission, radio, heater. Two-tone turquoise with matching interior. Tinted windshield. One owner. 1962 PLYMOUTH Belvedere 4 door. V-8, automatic transmission, radio, heater. One owner. Extra nice. 1961 DODGE POLARA 4 door Sedan, V-8, AT, PS, PB. New tires, runs good. 1961 CHEVROLET BEL AIR 4 door, V-8, automatic transmission, radio, heater. One owner. 1960 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE 4door,6cyl..powerglide. Runs good. 1960 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE, 6 cyl., stick shift, radio, heater. 1959 FORD 300, 4 door, V-8, AT, R & H. 1959 CHEVROLET BEL AIR 4 door Sedan, V-8 engine, standard transmission, R & H. 1959 FORD GALAXIE 4 door, V-8, automatic transmission, power steering. 1957 FORD FAIRLANE 500, 4 door Sedan, V-8, automatic transmission, Runs good. 1956 OLDS Super 88, 4 door. Runs good. 1948 PACKARD 4 door Sedan. 8 cyl., overdrive, radio, heater, fog light, back-up lights. Everything works. PICKUPS AND TRUCKS 1964 FORD F-250 Pickup. V-8, 4-speed, radio, custpm cab. 1954 CHEVROLET 1/2 ton, 3-speed, 6x6 stock and grain box. KRAUSE AUTO PHONE 889^2843 FENTON, IOWA

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