The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 17, 1966 · Page 6
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 17, 1966
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6—Algona (la.) Upptf D«t MolftM Thursday, February 17, Teddy has now officially been replaced by cousin Franklin on the 6-cent regular postage issue, Dark bro-*Ti in color and with a strong profile portrait dominating the stamp, this is the Mcood in what promises to be an outstanding series of standard postage issues. The third In tba series features a military portrait of Washington and wffl have its first day of it** Feb. 22 in the nation's capital. I suspect many first day covers were prepared for the FDR issue, using related stamp* on the cover. The original Mries of four values issued following his death is still generally available in quantity at face or a fraction above. I didn't happen to have any of these on hand, but the more recent Eleanor Roosevelt made a good companion stamp. Many foreign countries have also issued commemorative stamps for this dlstinquished couple. I had the large blue commemorative from Brazil cancelled on a plain heavy card for their first day of issue back in the mid 1940*6. So I used the blank side of the card for our new 6 cent giving me two first days from two countries oa & single piece. Interesting camtssations for the coming Wastiagtoo 5 ceat could in- clude the current issue in regular, coil, or booklet, the 1 1/2 cent from the current regular series featureing Mt. Vernon, the 1 cent and 1 1/2 cent (Martha) from the 1936 Presidential series, odd values from the 1932 Bicentennial issues, and various items through the years in the poital stationery field including the 1932 Bicentennial values picturing Mr. Vernon. - o - Considerable research went into the ultimate decision on the exact composition to use in the new non-silver coins so that vending machines would not be adversely effected. The batting average is high, but not 100%. A news note states that some post office vending stamp machines will not accept the new quarters, so it has been necessary to mark the machines for such. Another problem concerns coins in bulk, which have been handled by- weight. There is a difference which assumes some import when large amounts are involved. Bags of silver and non-silver would cause no problem but the coins, of course, are mixed. Perhaps the government, if the supply permits, will start the gradual withdrawal of the past silver issues to recover the bullion and THURS. thru SAT. FEBRUARY 17- 19 ttfttf EDO BYRNES CHRIS NOEL ..V THE SUPREMES TM. FOUR SEASONS TH« RIONTEOUS BROS . THI HONDELLS WAIKE'R'BROS ALGONA The sw/ng/n'est ever/ Go/ Go/ fetttll C. UviK K~"il JohnLevton Mike Same ^ I Freddie and the Dreamers] Seaside *« Embttsy Pictures MIMM SATURDAY MATINEE FEBRUARY 19 ONLY DANNY KAYE IN "THE FIVE PENNIES" PLUS 4 COLOR CARTOONS SUN. thru WED., FEB. 20 - 23 "THBaMdMMATI KBT SIEVE MCQUEEN • EDWARD a ROBINSON MARGRET KARL MAIDEN-TUESDAY WEU) i unit UJGDKJI nwciiM correct this problem. - o- I have had a few calls recently relative to older series Sliver Certificates. Stocks of these would now seem to be largely exhausted, so any crisp, new bills must come from those in collector and dealer hands. The supply of 1957*s would seem to be ample and dealers would offer only a 5 or 10% premium, if that, for these presently. Future value depends on the number of new small bill collectors entering the field. New bills of any of the 1935 series should bring a modest premium. Circulated bills can be valued only In relationship to their condition and well circulated Items are sought only if the series is quite scarce in extra One to uncirculated. Series 1928C, D, and E would have value in almost any con* ditlon. Series 1928, 1928B, 1934 and 1935 would have value if at least fine. The experimental R and S bills and those issued during the war for Hawaii and North Africa also merit a premium in fine or better. The latter two would be collectors by those interested in military currency. At one time, these two bills were priced approximately the same but the North African $1 (a silver certificate with a yellow seal) has now forged ahead and an uncirculated specimen is priced from $10 to $12.50 while the Hawaiian is still available for $6.50 to $7.50. Like stamps, centering for some collectors is a factor and a gem bill bringing the best price will be cut in such a way as to produce even margins. - o - As another guide to the actual coin market, the 1956 silver crown peso of Columbia offers a good case study. Presumably only 11,000 were struck For some time, this coin was priced at around $37. Apparently a hoard was recently released. I don't know how many, but the mintage indicates the maximum amount assuming that the figures are correct. The price has steadily gone down and while most dealers list at around $25,1 have seen ads pricing as low as $19.50. Dealers and collectors in the area say that there has been no re striking. The point is that if there is no hoarding individual wo rid collector purchases are not sufficient even for this popular crown series to make a mintage as small as that an actual rarity. This does seem strange yet many active collectors just haven't reached the point where they will pay over $10 for a single coin. There are enough varieties around so they don't have to in order to keep their collection growing. 200 Pay Honors At A Double Silver Wedding About 200 attended open house held for Mr. and Mrs. Ray V. Cunningham and Mr. and Mrs. Fred E. Asa, Sunday Feb. 13,at the Doan Methodist church in honor of their 25th wedding-annl- versary sponsored'by their children. A program was presented, "Through the Years," with Phillip Asa as Master of Ceremonies. Anthony Asa greeted the couples with a poem "Happy ''the Cincinnati Kid" come* to the Algona theatre Sunday THURSDAY thru SATURDAY "Seaside Swingers" at7:300nly; "Beach Ball" at 9:05 Only. SATURDAY MATINEE at 1;30- showing "The Five Pennies" plus 6 color cartoons. SUNDAY - "The Cincinnati Kid" - 1;30 - 3 : 25 - 5:20 7:25 - 9:30. MONDAY thru WEDNESDAY "The Cincinnati Kid" - 7;25 9;30. Mrs. George Gremmerandher mother, Mrs. Orville smith, went to Ft. Dodge Feb. 10 where both had post - surgery checkups at Lutheran hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bentele report a 9 Ib. 13 02. granddaughter, born Feb. 10 to Mr. and Mrs. Webster Orton of Algona at park hospital in Mason City. She has been named Rebecca Lynn and is their first child. World Day of prayer witi be observed Feb. 25 in the Evangelical Free church at 2 p. m. With congregations of Methodist and Upper Flat participating. Father Lawrence Klein of Ashton, formerly pastor of Wesley Si. Joseph's catholic Church, visited friends here several days recently, He replaced Father Kane at the Britt Catholic church several weeks while the latter was on vacation. Mr. and Mrs. Norbert ffllbert reported a new grandson John Joseph, born Feb. 9 at St. Ann hospital to Mr. and Mrs. David Hilbert of Algona. The young* couple have'another son, jerry Hay. Mrs. Hilbert is the former Kathleen Mertz. Mrs. Sarah Raney entertained her contract bridge club Wed* nesday evening. Neil Frimml will entertain her auction bridge club Feb. 17, "KMiudi CMntjr'l !' Favorite Ann-Margrct fries to steal Sieve McQueen from her unsophisticated rival, Tuesday ff'elil, in Metro-Gohlteyn-Mayer's "The Cincinnati Kill." A thrill-packet! drama of men anil teamen ir/io rink their lives on fatly Lnck, the netr Martin Ransohoff proHnc- tinn, in Metrocolor, also stars Eiltranl €. Robinson, Karl Mahlen. Jitan Itlonilell, Rip Torn, Jeff Corey anil Jack lleslon. Anniversary" after which Rachelle Cunningham gave her version of "How They Met." Their children were presented at the front of the church. George (whose chair was vacant) is a helicopter pilot in Viet Nam.; Janet of Sioilx City, Cheryl and Rachelle at home. A song, "Through the Years" was sung by Charlene Hazlett and Alan Asa accompanied by Janet Cunningham. "Wedded Bliss" in rhyme was read to the Asa's by Janet Cunningham and their family was presented , Phillip and wife, Jo Ann and son Todd of Titonka; Charlene and husband, Jerry Hazlett and son Bradley, Mason City; Alan and Anthony at home. Rev. Paul Hansen added a few words and led in prayer before lunch was served. Many relatives and friends attended. The Asa's and Cunningham's entertained their families, also their brothers and sisters who could attend, and Rev. Paul Hansen and family at Jan's Cafe in Titonka at noon. WESLEY Will Martinek had major surgery in Mercy hospital, Mason City, Feb. 8. His wile and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Martinek have visited several times. Leo Hanlg was brought home Wednesday from the Britt hospital where he had been a week for medical care. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Eden visited his sister, Mrs. Kate Flom, at Memorial hospital, Lake City, Wednesday. Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Eden returned Saturday from a four week trip to Florida, Texas and other southern states. The Heart Fund Drive will be held here this month. Mrs. H. E. Hemmingsen is chairman. Nick , 14 month old son of the Harold Elschens, was a day and a night patient in the Britt hospital with a bronchial infection. Mrs. Albert Girard of Bagley spent several days last week in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Maurine Harr and family. The Harlan Leiningers of Gilmore City spent Wednesday. evening in her parental Harr home. They took Mrs. Girard home with them. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Thul of Algona spent the Feb. 13 weekend with her grandparents, the Albert Girards at Bagley. Mr, Thul left Monday morning for Ft. Leonard, Mo. having enlisted in the army. His wife, the former Sheryl Harr, is employed at Algona. Mrs, Alvin Eden "was dismissed Feb. 8 from the Britt hospital where she was several days for treatment of head cuts sustained in a car accident near Woden. GIVE MOTHER A BREAK! Let the Historical Society gtt supper and do the dishes. Bring the whole family to the WASHINGTON BIRTHDAY BEAN SUPPER VFW HALL - ALGONA TUESDAY, FEB. 22 5 to 7:30 P.M. MENU Boston Baked Beans Brown Bread Baked Ham Rolls Butter and Jam Cabbage Salad Lady Washington Cake Coffee — Milk ADULTS - $1.25 CHILDREN Under 12 - 75c Entertainment All Evening PUBLIC INVITED DON'T MISS IT ! PREPAY without penalty I Interest costs moonerl • THE PREPAYMENT privilege in our home loan plan allows you to pay ahead whenever you have extra funds available. You save interest, own sooner this way. And if an emergency arises, you have built up a grace period to tide you over. Choose our financing, it's to your advantage. Home Federal Savings & Loan Assn. All Accounts Fully Insured to $10,000 Save From The 15th — Earn From The 1st SINCE 1917 — ALGONA, IOWA All Savings Accounts insured UD to_$.lQ,000 by the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance : Corporation of Washington, D. C. 'GG Dodge Coronet Shape up, budget-balancers. With Dodge Coronet, you can afford to. Here's an "in" car with a new outlook for swingers. Coronet has everything you need to put fun back in driving. Take Coronet's looks. Lots of people have. Take the extras at no extra cost: Outside rearview mirror. Padded dash. Backup lights. Variable-speed wipers and washers. Turn signals. Seat belts, front and rear. They're all standard. And Coronet's price? That's easy to take, too. Hot new Dodge Coronet for 1 966— now at your Dodge Dealer's. OODOE DIVISION CHRYSLER MOTORS CORPORATION PERCIVAL MOTORS, INC. 800 SO. PHIUIPS ST., ALGONA, IOWA • WATCH "THE BOB HOPE CHRYSLER THEATRE" WEDNESDAY NIGHTS ON NBC-TV. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LISTINGS. * - Thurs. -Fri. -Sat. - Feb. 77-79 OPEN THUR. K FRI. 9 to 8-SAT. 9 to 5 FOR THIS 110 EVENT!

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