The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 6, 1968 · Page 7
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 6, 1968
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smith VINCE Lombard!, winningest coach in the history of the National Football League, stepped out of the Job Thursday evening and ended all speculation on just what his plans for the future hold. There were probably lots of his friendly enemies (other NFL coaches) given a moral lift when they heard the announcement —but somehow we can't think the move will make much difference. The Packers should keep on winning practically everything in sight. LOMBARDI will remain as general manager, with Phil Bengston, his top defensive assistant, taking over the coaching reins. With Vince in the front office (and he'll probably visit the field now and then, too), the re won't be anything that goes on in the way of player deals, etc. that he won't control. So, except for the switch to Bengston, nothing will differ much from the past very successful nine-year set-up. THE now ex- coach saw his clubs win 89 games, lose only 29 and tie four during nine regular seasons — a winning percentage of .745 - and that ain't bad! Five times during that same stretch, the Packers won NFL championships and six times they copped division crowns. And to top it off, they won the only two Super Bowl games played to date, which gave them world titles. He supposedly was tough to play for - but most of the squad members forgot all about that when those post- season checks rolled in. Each Packer got $15,000 from both of the Super Bowl contests. THE bigger they are - the harder they hit! A couple of Lombardi's most- quoted quotes are pretty good. They are, "the harder you work, the harder it is to surrender" and "winning is a habit." Mr. Lombard! certainly produced clubs that lived up to both! PROBABLY everyone who watched the Tonight Show last Wednesday felt just like host Johnny Carson, who said, "lam still confused,'* after Jim Garrison, well-known New Orleans district attorney, had discussed his investigation of the assassination of Pres. John F. Kennedy for an hour. We found the discussion very interesting, but like Carson, are confused (to say the least). We can't figure out if Garrison is really coming up with something - or if he is seeking notoriety for some reason or other. THE banter, which for the most part was quite serious, because it's a serious subject, was good. The crowd seemed to be with Garrison, due undoubtedly to the fact that Carson took the • side, more or less, of the Warren Commission, which in a 26- volumn report months after the tragedy, announced it was sure Lee Harvey Oswald had shot the president without any outside help and no urging from anyone else. GARRISON must be coming up with something or he couldn't make the point-blank statements he does. He says, "The Investigation by the Warren Commission wasn't even close," referring to that group's findings. He also said Oswald never fired a shot and that President Kenney was killed by a shot from the front. Garrison stated that the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) was Involved in the assassination as well as reactionaries. THE calm district attorney also indicated the federal government (president) is suppressing information on the assassination - and as the discus- sion went on Wednesday, you got the feeling he was going to involve LBJ in some way. His views, and some of the testimony he is alleged to have obtained since he began working on the matter, would back up at least some of his claims. We're like most persons. We wish the matter had been dropped three years ago - and yet, there are serious questions that need answers. Much of the evidence is locked up until the year 2039, so most of us will never know the final outcome. THE bigger they are- the harder they fall on you I WE'VE always liked Charlie Rice's Punchbowl in This Week magazine. A week ago, his article entitled "Nobody's Human" gave us a lot of chuckles. He that make sense until you start unraveling them. He re are a few: - ?"DON'T worry - never burn your bridges before you come to them." "You can't blame me for making a mistake now and then, after all, nobody's human." "This is the best salad I ever put in my whole mouth." "Norm is always telling me a thing one day and out the other." "It was so dark that you couldn't see your face in front of you." "Good heavens, we could have been murdered in our graves." "Never ask questions about things you don't understand." And finally, "It's only fair to lend a deaf ear to all opinions." IT'S usually a gal's geography that determines her history. Tuesday, Feb. 6, 1968 Lone Rock 1 By Mrs. Wm. E. Marlow j Iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiniiil Sunday evening dinner guests at the Frank Dreyer home were Mr. and Mrs. Arno Juhl and Bethene, Fenton; Mr. and Mrs. Terry Juhl and Darcy, Mr. and Mrs. Arden Hovey, Algona; Mrs. JohnHo- vey, Mr. and Mrs. David Dreyer, and boys, Oelwein; Jane Dreyer, home for the weekend from Estherville Junior College, and Dwight Guerdet, Swea City. The Lone Rock Legion Auxiliary will have its monthly meeting Feb. 7th at 2 p.m. at the hall. the experts ... ALLIS-CHALMERS CO-SPONSORS CORN SOYBEAN A CLINIC ALLIS-CHALMERS GARRIGAN HI AUDITORIUM - ALGONA THURSDAY, FEB. 8 9 TO 12 - 1 TO 3 FREE NOON LUNCH IT'S ALL FREE! BE OUR GUEST ALLIS-CHALMERS CO-SPONSORS DISCUSSION ON Weed & Insect Control ALLIS-CHALMERS CO-SPONSORS LINDE IMPLEMENT CO. Swea City "Your Swea City Allis-Chalmers Dealer" Iowa

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