The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 1, 1955 · Page 57
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 57

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 1, 1955
Page 57
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December 1, 1955 glgona Upper AS-TOONS „ jy i KEN t IIO'S "Just the windshield, Joe . . . I'm in a HURRY." We'll give your car COMPLETE service that speeds you on your tvay! LtO'S Phillips ''66" Service Bulk Tank Wagon Service Phone 967 East State St. SNAPPER Ole Madeson of Belle Plaine caught a 32-pound snapping turtle in the Iowa river near the Amana colonies recently. Mr Madeson has hunted turtle all his life but set a new record with this' one. The head was about four inches wide. THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR NEWSPAPER CIRCULATION * * * And Paid Circulation Is The Premium Market For Advertisers. * « • The Algona Upper Des Moines has Kossuth County's Largest Circulation Hi Jinks * * * * t>e<roied le "Behind The Scenes" Items From Algona High School. The fact that the Pilgrims sailed across the Atlantic and made friends with the Indians usually seems like just another historical event to remember. Students and teachers at AHS found ample reason to be thankful that it all happened. After a three-day work week, all went home gratefully to munch happily on turkey and cranberries and forget about books and tests for awhile. • » « Parents who had not seen their children for the past three months except at mealtime may have found that it was slightly difficult to decode what was being said. For these frustrated parents, I have compiled a list of some of the more commonly- used terms. Many of the expressions used are adjectives such as real gone, cool, crazy, keen, passionate, the greatest, and the most, which all mean roughly the same thing. Unless you, are a cognoscente of the spectacular vernacular, you should find this handy alphabetical reference list helpful. If you study dilligently, perhaps by the time the Christmas vacation rolls around you will be able to walk up to your teen-ager and say: "Hey, big man, you may be getting your jollies out of that real gone bomb of yours, but that ticket you got for speeding went over like a lead balloon, and if you goof again, it won't be such a panic." • * * big man—One who thinks he is a wheel but is only a hub cap bomb—Car boo boo—Mistake brain—Bright light flipped—Panicked getting your jollies—Having fun goofed—Made a mistake gripe—To make angry or annoy kicks—Fun mummy—Someone who is all wrapped up in him-self odd ball—A dim bulb. A weird one. panic (n.)—A riot of fun panic (v.)—To become disturbed party pooper—One who slumbers at slumber parties sod—Hick from the sticks twenty lashes with a wet noodle —Capital punishment for a boo boo went over like a lead balloon— Was not happily received wheel—A very Important Person. "Blessed are they who run around in Circles, for'they shall be called Wheel" " —SS Overseas Gifts From Red Cross Kossuth County chapter of Red Cross is again participating in the Christmas on the High Seas project for servicemen as they have done for the past 4 years. Mrs Harry Greenberg. volunteer service chairman, assisted bv Mrs Roy Bjustrom and Mrs" Lyle MJthes have purchased a'nd wrapped 25 gift packages. These packages are the only gifts servicemen who happen to be on the high seas at Christmas will receive for they must wait until they come into' port for the mailman to call. Mrs Cydney Laird, executive director of the local Red Cross chapter said many letters of appreciation have been received from recipients 01 the gifts in the past. 2 Injured, Township Crash .^' " ' -«#f This was the scene following a two-car collision Sunday, Nov. 20. which brought serious injuries to Vernon B. Robison. 47 Dakota City. Pvobison's car. on the right, and one driven by Andrew Laubenthal. Livermore. collided on a gravel intersection eight miles south and four miles cast of Algona. Robison was taken to St. Ann Hospital suffering from internal injuries. lacerations, shoulder and hip injuries. Mrs Laubenthal, riding with her husband, suffered a bruise on her forehead and leg injuries. Patrolman Tom Sievcrs is shown in the above picture surveying the scene. (Photo by Nels Isaacson) FROM MAMIE The fifth grade at St. Mary's Catholic school recently sent greetings to President " Eisen- hower at Denver, wishing him a speedy recovery. Now the class has a nice "thank you" note— from Mrs Eisenhower. Supreme Court Upholds Verdict A verdict handed down from Kossuth district court by Judge G. W. Stillman was rf-atTinr,er| by the State Supreme Guiit in a list of decisions by th-. 1 -Mate'.-high tribunal made pubi.c last week. The case wns that of the Iov/n Home Mutual Casualty Co. v Farmers Mutual Hail Ins. Co. and others. The verdict infused to declare the defendant cnmp-anv. issuer of policy on the owr,"r of car in which the owner's son was killed, proportionately liable with the plaintiff company whirh had issued a non-own"! policy to the son. The decision was affirmed. Linnan & Lynch rcpre-rnted u.c plaintiff in the original the loc'al court. The a a contest between two companies over liabili' nection with the FJei. fatal motor accident of sometime ago south of Algona. ic'i.'n in !' in w.<s -urancr. 1 m con- 't -Hi -in :!i ADVERTISING in the Algoru Upper Des Moines reaches more families in Kossuth county than any other publication means more And there's a World of Gifts at SHARP'S JEWELRY HAMILTON B U L O V A AND ELGIN W ST WATCHES Free Monogramming On Your Gifts let your gift from Sharp's Jewelry have more meaning with the completely "personal touch" of monogramming. 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