The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 20, 1962 · Page 15
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 15

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 20, 1962
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Turkey Growers Lost S31 Million By Over Production p.m. (UDM Engraving) Ila Bilsborough home. turkey growers could have received $31 million more gross income In 1961 by producing 490 million pounds less meat than they actuauy did, says Farm Economist George W. Ladd 6f Iowa State University. bver-production -r- though not as heavy — is in sight again for 1962. According to Ladd, prior to 1961 turkey growers held one of the, most perfect records of any segment of agriculture for bringing actual production into line witn tne production that would have maximized income. In 1957, 1958, 1959 and 1960 they hit maximum gross income almost perfectly "on,the head." In 1954 and 1956 they were only 3 percent below the calculated maximum gross income figure. Then what happened to the turkey industry in 1960? What are some of tne factors which influence demand? What: factors' influence production? ' Ladd gives these explanations: The 19oi situation was a pure and simple case of over-produc- day,'Mar. 4.. tion — with a 32 percent increase in liveweight poundage over 1960 levels. Given all demand factors, Ladd says, growers would have maximized tneir incomes if they had produced about the same 1,488 suth coun t y . minion pounds they did in 1960. Probaby the biggest reason for the over-production in 1961 was the favorable turkey price-feed ratio of the 1960 marketing season. This factor, along with improvements in feed conversion ratios and January 1 intentions as modified partly by the meat-feed price ratio of tne previous season have been 'the biggest determinants of turkey crop sizes in recent years. In turn, i,add says, the average farm price of turkeys is determined mainly by: The size of the turkey crop, population,' per capita income, suppie of red meats and marketing costs. Actually, Ladd says, the average farm price of turkeys is determined mainly by: The size of the turkey crop, population, per capita income, supply of red meats and marketing costs. Actually, Ladd says, there appears to have been a downward trend in per capita turkey demand. If the supply of turkey per person and the income per person had remained unchanged in recent years, farm turkey prices would have dropped ,abp\iV. 4 C ^J$? «fer ptittnd per yeayc Per capita consumer income must raise by about $70 each year to offset this trend. Fortunately for the grower, Ladd points out, consumer incomes have grown steadily enough to partially or completely offset this trend. Coupled with a growing population the result has been a growing demand for turkeys. Cresco Chums The February meeting of the Cresco Chums was held at the Susan Johnson home. Rosemary Gisch gave a report on 4-H camp. Plans tor 4-H day were discussed. Safety card checkup was held. Linda Meehlhouse was in charge of listening records. Guests were Mrs. Giscn, Mrs. Johnson, and Mary Anne Blankenship. Troutmans Elected Mr. and Mrs. Harley S. Troutman, !=•.., Algona, have been elected to membership in the American Angus Association at St. Joseph, Missiouri, announces Frank Richards, secretary. The Troutmans were among tne 13 breeders elected to membership during the past month. Anthony Jcmdls Will Observe 50th, Titonka Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Jandl, who live a mile west and 2% miles south of Titonka, will observe their golden wedding anniversary with an open house at their home Sun- Mr. and Mrs. Jandl were married in Algona in 1912, but have made their home in the Titonka area for the past 46 years. Mrs. Jandl is a lifelong resident of Kos- All friends and relatives are invited to attend the open house, of the local club and now of Oakland, Calif;; Annabelle Coover of Cedar Rapids; Mrs. Fred Shook of Cavison, Mich.; Mrs. Mary Neilson of the Townsend Club at Spencer; Mrs. Agnes McBride, former Algonan and now of Des Moines. During the lunch all participated in the Valentine exchange. The next meeting will be on March 13 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. M. Anderson. A. Grain Truck At Bancroft Flips Bancroft — The Murray grain truck driven by Gordon Hutchinson tipped over near the Roy McGuire residence Wednesday morn- 250 Pay Honor To Win. Lawks In Whittemore Whittemore — Mr. and Mrs. Wil; Ham Lauck celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Sunday, Feb. 11, with an open house front-2 to 4 p.m. in St. Paul's Lutheran church in Whittemore. Over 250 attended. In the evening they received telephone calls from Mr. and Mis!, Louis Wehrspan and Henry Ostwald in Florida, congratulating them. Mr. and Mrs. Lauck were mar? ried on Feb. 8, 1922, by the late Rev. William Faulstich. They farmed for several years four miles north of here, and then bought the Fred Meine farm five miles northeast of Whittemore, on which they still reside. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Block of Windom, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Gilraan of Estherville and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Schmeling, nephews and nieces of Mr. and Mrs. Lauck were the host and hostesses. Nancy Schmeling was in charge of I ho guest book. Annabelle Tietz, and Mary Ann Fuoss were in charge of the gifts. Mrs. Lorenz Gade pianist played several selections during the afternoon. Janet Origcr. and Susan Block received the gifts. Kitchen help and dining room servers included Mrs. Henry Lauck Sr., Mrs. Earl Fuoss, Mrs. Roscoe Fuoss, Mrs. Walter Struecker, Mrs. Erwin Struecker, Mrs. Harold Schmeling nad Mrs. Marie Schmeling. Ivadcli Tictz and Barbara Winkel. of 715 W. State st. Algflra, fo serv- ng with the Second Battalion, SERVICE MEN , OKINAWA (FHTNC) — Marine Pfc. Dennis L. St. John, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred W. St. John Third llegirfteftt of the Third rine Division stationed in Okinawa. The unit has just completed a one-month cold weather training in near-zero temperatures at the has* of Japan's historic MX Fugi. The cold weather training is one phase of training that all Marines undergo .while assiged to the Okinawa-based division. The battalion, which arrived on Okinawa last November, Is scheduled to return to the U. S. next November. Manila, Philippine Islands — TOAsday, Februory 20, 1962 Atgono d«.) Upper Captain David J. Gouge, son of ~ - . .», , David Gouge, 319 E. Call st., Al- P.O. ClOS«d gona, is participating in Exercise Great Shelf now being conducted in this area as a joint combat training maneuver for air and ground forces of the United States and the Republic of the Philippines. The 10-day exercise ended Feb. 15. Captain Gouge is a pilot permanently assigned to a Military Air Transport Service strategic airlift unit. This would be a better world if we had more wild life in our forests and less in the big cities. The Algona Post Office will be closed all day, Thursday, Feb. 22 in honor of Washington's birthday. The lobby will be open all day and all mail will be dispatched as usual.. There will be no mail deliveries of any kind and no windows will be open. NEED PRINTING? Ttie Upper Des Moines Pub. Co. offers quality work at reasonable cost and with qujck.service. No job too small; no job too big. Phone CY which will be held from 2-5 and 7-9 Townsend Club Met Feb. 13 Algona Townsend Club met Tuesday evening, Feb. 13 at the Miss The Townsend News Letter was read by Miss Bilsborough. Mrs. Chester Willey read an article about excuses made by members organization, why they do not attend meetings. Mrs. A. M. Anderson read communications from the following: Bernard Weaver, now is located in Stratford, Wisconsin; H. Milton Jacobs, who owns a souvenir shop in Fort Meyer, Florida; Mr. .and. Mrs. Fred Larson of Stickney, South Dakota; Kenneth Dooley, former secretary mg. It was loaded with grain, which was spilled along the highway. The accident was caused due to the ice on the highway. Mr. Hutchinson was not injured. At Rochester Alfred Menke, who has been a patient at Holy Family hospital, Estherville, for several days, was taken to Rochester Thursday morn- ng for further treatment. Foot Amputated Emer Johnson entered St. Ann hospital, Algona, Thursday when tie became ill in his home here. Later it was learned he had one foot amputated and toes from the other. Shower Honorec A shower honoring Florence Goche was held Sunday in St. John's hall. Miss Goche, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Goche, will be married Saturday, Feb. 24, to Robert J. Shroyer, Ft. Dodge. They will make their home in St. Louis Mrs. Walter Goche accompanied her daughter, Jane, Ft. Dodge, to Des Moines Wednesday. Kay . Menke, Ames, spent the weekend with her parents the Rich ard Menkes. ALLP p??? INSTALL ADEQUATE WIRING Let us Install adequate wiring, ample outlets and switches to accommodate all of your electrical needs. FOR COMPLETE ELECTRICAL SERVICE CY 4-4326 PRATT ELECTRIC CONSTRUCTION CO. PRICES CHOPPED SAVE ON THESE EN FRANKLIN WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY SALE SAVE 4O/» Regularly Sells for $2.95 SALE PRICED! Limited Time Only • WESLEY By Mrs. Viola Studer Mr and Mrs. George Vitzthum have received word that their son- in-law, E. N. Kaloptestos, has been transferred from *'t. Ord, Calif, to Bragg, N, C- for 4 weeKS special training and will then be sent to Viet Nam. He has seen army service in Germany and Korea prjoi to the Ft. Ord assignment. HIS wife, nee Kuth Vitzthum, and then- six children will return to Mason City ta Uve during his overseas *o Yo club will meet Feb. 28 in the Methodist church with the Ben Edens, Carl Arnolds, Geo. Detmer- ings and Glen Carlson. This group will have a dinner party in lieu ot a March meeting. The Goodwill truck called in Wesley Feb. 20. The storage buildr •ing for Goodwill was destroyed last Halloween and materials had to be stored in the Methodist church entry. The Puane Studers were- Feb. 11 hosts to their 500 club. High scores went to Jack Lickteig and Mio. Larry Grandgenett. NexC meeting wM be at the Dale Dornbier home. Methodist Circles 2 and 3 will meet Feb. 21 in the Ben Eden and Halvor Flora homes, Circle S wi! have a pot luck luncMt the church parlors Feb. 22. •Xv. COLOR CODED For Your Shopping Convenience Each style is in a different color package — sizes plainly marked. L Choose Your Figure-Flattering Style \ Ruth Barry BRAS Super-Size WASTEiASICET • Circular Stitched • Foam Rubber Padded • Teen-Age Padded Fine cotton broadcloth . . . circular stitched contour cups, fully lined to retain their shape. Unconditionally guaranteed for one year. Reg. $1.00 Washington's Birthday SPECIALS THURS., FRIDAY & SATURDAY '•I Door Open at 9 Thursday! Many Few-of-d Selection! -Kind Items! Be early for Best V <C% * 'Sanded'/?' jj*Gr. - v HUPIpBg^^^WVBp n-il |. I •—~ -.---- ""- — t 44-Qf. Size - 13<-in, Sqgare, 22^in. High t lustre Smooth Poly Plastic - Easy to Clean Toll square style fits neatly intp small spgse in kitchen, workroom, Igundry, bathroom . , , you'll want several for yoyr home*. Wipe-clean plastic- sturdy, yet lightweight - rust proof I Choose from decorator colors. WOMEN'S BRIEFS Reg. 29c Each.Rayon pcetale. White. TERRY PANTS 23 Reg. 29c Extra absorbent for training. White anci pastels. I/ 2, 4, 6. I* GLOVES GIRLS Sayan acetate. 4 Whil« and color*. fa , -.„„. - , Pr. NPW, * Pr. Keeps hands looking soft and lovely during spring cleaning. Cuffed, extra long. BOMGAABS BEN FRANKLIN AtQONA BOYS' PARKAS REDUCED! AT $5, - Quilt lined cotton Bedford cord or pile lined polished cotton: Warmly lined zip-off hoods. Completely washable. 6 to 12. AT $8 - Choice of Norpole, leather-like vinyl or cotton sateen. Quilt linings, zip-off hoods. Machine washable. 6 to 18. AND Boys' Corduroy SLACKS Washable 100% cotton corduroy. Ivy style. Belt loops. Zipper fly. 8 to 18. $3.00 Boys' Boxer PANTS K)0 f r Cotton size 3 to G. Sanforized. 78c women's wash DRESSES $2.67 100% cotton. Famous mills', fast- color prints; pastels. 12-20, Mz-Wi. Junior Boys' JEANS $1.39 Sanforized 10 o/.. 100% cotton denim. Four patch pockets. Triple stitch. 6-12. Sweaters 60 Sweaters in wool, orlons, and blends. Orig. sold, up to $7.!*8 size 34 to 40. $2.40 men's corduroy SLACKS $4.00 Washable 100% cotton inidwalc corduroy. Ivy belt loop style. 2!) to 38. Men's DRESS SLACKS 1UO'< Wool Flannels, Gabardines ami Fancy Patterns. All sizes to 42. Our Price to S12.'J5. $8.00 Boys' Socks Fancy Pattern Cotton sock, size 7'/i to lO'.is. 3 for 88c Blouses T-Shirts fill Blouses and T- Shirls. Value to SII.'JX in many styles and colors. All sizes. 99c Ladies Car Coats New styles and colors for spring. 100% cotton with fancy linings, sizes l« to 18 $5.98 Men's FELT HATS Famous name brand wool felts. A complete size range that includes many colors and styles, orig. — EARLY BIRD SPECIALS 7 — 21 — . 22 — 1. — Jewelry box, orig. 2.98 12 — 2 _ 3 — 5 _ 1 — 1C - Ladies slips — Martha would have worn these. Ladies growns and ski pajamas. Times have changed they never had anything like these Ladies Baby doll, Gowns •.i.and pajamas — George would have bought Martha several of these. - Girls Can Can slips — We can not tell a lie! This is a real bargain. - Ladies ear rings, orig. To 1.00 Ladies Knit head bands, orig. 1.98 Ladies wool scarf orig. 1.98 Ladies purses, orig. 1.98 4c lOc 30c 44c 99c . Girls Coat set, size 4 orig. 12.95 . Girls Hooded Jacket size 6 orig. 4.98 - Infant baby cap orig 88 . Boys white shirt, size 6 orig. 1.98 . Boys Shirt and Slack set orig. 3.49 Boys Sweaters — Size 10 to lit — orig. to $4.98 Boys Knit Shirt — orig. $1.69 Ear warmers - Boy Valley Forge could have used these. Boys Athletic shirts we really give these the ax. Boys Kobe size 4 orig. $3.98 Mens Sport Shirts. Even the old guys were pretty sporty in those days. Tie Bar, orig. $1.00 AQ/» %JVV -1 A CAp «JVW $5.00 Men's TRENCH COAT All combed cotton with rayon lining. Kaylou sleeves, — Water Hepclleut. Wear as a "topcoat" or "Raincoat". $10.00 1 — 2 — 3 - 9 _ 3 1 3 1 C 1.66 lOc lOc 1.44 99c 20c 44c lOc 2.00 Mens Kayon scarfs — These are real George. Pkgs. Mens hankies U to a Pkg.) Jewelry Case, orig. $3.95 — Toppers! — 1-C'ap — 1-Hat orig. to $1.9». — Stuffed animals - orig. < A A $:).!«) I P V V — Skirt lengths - orig. $1.66 C Aft — Plastic shower Curtains orig. $2.98 — Spread — 1-Blanket orig. $ — .Blankets — 1-Comforter, orig. $12.95. — Hostess set, orig. $2.98 . Table Cloths - orig. 2 — Curtains - orig. $2.aa 1 — Tier - orig. $1.98 15 — Valances - orig. $1.00 99c $5.00 44c 2,00 50c 20c lOc

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