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4-Algona (la.) Upper Dei Moines Thursday, March 10, 1966 Disney presents "THAT DARN CAT" ALGONA THEATRE Thursday thru Tuesday Changing Times for Feb. 1966, available at the public library, has an interesting article on disposing of unwanted articles discovered in the attic or other obscure corners of the house. This was a realistic presentation of collector value and Interest tempered caution brakes on high expectations. The section on autographs stressed what is often overlooked. The supply and demand situation is influenced not only by the fame of the individual concerned but the volume of his personal correspondence and the extent to which it has been saved. One would expect the signature of John F. Kennedy to be fairly common but such is not so. A famous autograph expert has identified so far the hand of 14 secretaries who were authorized to sign the late President's name and he had a robot signing machine as well. Likely the latter was used for thank you communications relative to party assistance and contributions. Hence the bulk of the presumed autographs held by thousands of people who are not themselves autograph collectors are not the genuine hand signature that is required. He noted that Lincoln's signature has been faked so often that some people collect the fakes. As a general rule, a signature with a hand-written communication has a high probability of the genuine but the signature alone is highly suspect. This would be particularly true on communications of a routine nature and on documents such as land grants. - o- The chances of finding a valuable book in the typical home library are rather slim. The early works of famous authors might well bring a premium. He noted that Booth Tarkington has but two scarce titles, "The Gentleman from Indiana," and "Monsieur Beaucaire." I think the best-xjhances of finds in older Tii&raries rests In the limited editions of local and regional writers. Such topics as the west, Indians, and the Civil War are much in demand and published diaries, recollections and general local color themes would merit a price consideration greater than the usual second-hand clearance table. Frequently, a writer will personally underwrite his own publication and order only a hundred or so copies for his friends, etc., with no intentions of general sale or making money. This type of work in later years has considerable value for the collector and student. - o- May I again urge that when bundles of old correspondence are involved, don't tear the stamp off the envelope. Keep the entire cover intact as the cancel may have collecting interest. There is considerable Interest in the old flag type cancel used In the twenties and earlier. In this case, the stamp itself is a secondary point. - o- You currency collectors have no doubt noted that the vinyl pages with three pockets are now available with both four and two pockets. The four pocket size is primarily for the current size bill and the two pocket will serve for some foreign bills that have extra height, although extra length is not served. For these longer bills, however, I find that I can insert them vertically and the extra depth of the two pocket page will hold them adequately. These pages in all three sizes are also excellent for covers, souvenir sheets, blocks, and even, In the four pocket page, single stamps and sets. I generally have these on hand in all three sizes at 20 cents each in lots of 5 or more. - o- The first bust has hit us In the regular postage series. General Washington did not win every battle and it is obvious that he had had a hard day at the front, This is the instant impression from •the new 5-cent stamp. Our .'Founding Father on this stamp jneeds nothing so much from his [country as a razor and even the | much-abused click, click brand Jwill do. The background suggests Jtbree swarms of agitated gnats, ! Maybe they are bothering George •rather than the British. Someone ought to get agitated at this monstrosity. It is a national disgrace. I also recently received my first U. S. Census commemorative postcard. This creation is unbelievably dreadful. There are no words adequate for this visual outrage. - o - Reports seem to indicate that business is very good going into 1966 in all collecting fields. The coin slump was investor-speculator not collector. One of the surprise increases is the $5 Liberty gold which has jumped from around $17 to $20 in extra fine to uncirculated. The margin on common date gold is very small and the buying prices have gone up in proportion. With the $10 Liberty gold in extra fine running some $26, this denomination and design as well as the two $20 gold series remain a good buy. The extra money over and above the price of the $5 is fully backed by actual bullion value at $25 an ounce. LuVerne Folks Moving To St. Benedict LUVERNE - A farewell party was held at the Town Hall for Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Green, who are moving to St. Benedict. In charge of the party were Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Gregory and Mr. and Mrs. Milton Wilhelm with all the neighbors invited. 500 was played with Mr. and Mrs. Bob Will receiving high and Kenneth Green and Mrs. Joe Putzstuck, low. - o - SURPRISE! And what o lurpriie, at F.B.I, agent Dean Jams !i caught unaware! by own men in Walt Diiney'l tuipenie-comedy, "Thai Darn Cat." Jones It flanked blond loveliei Hayley Milli (left) and Dorothy Provine. The Technicolor feature It on the belt-teller, "Undercover Cat." and family of Eagle Grove were Sunday visitors at the Ralph Jacobsons. Mrs. John Sones of Laurens visited her sister, Mrs. Chester Alme, Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Frohling and family of Guthrle Center were Sunday afternoon and supper guests at the Mike Frohlings. Mrs. • Albert Thorsen and Naomi Struthers visited Mrs. Mary Ham at Rolfe Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Palmer Enockson of Ft. Dodge were Sunday night visitors at the Ralph Jacobsons. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Cooper of stewartsville, Mo. were Sunday overnight guests at the home of Mrs. Essie Cooper. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Usher, Ruth and Sara were Friday night visitors at the Harold Henrikson home at Emmetsburg. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hellickson visited at the Ed Lonning home at Dakota City Sunday night to help Mr. Lonning celebrate his birthday. Farmer's Union Meeting Held At Swea City SWEA-EAGLE - About 32 persons attended the dinner and meeting of the Farmers Union at the Legion hall in Swea City Feb. 21. Kenneth Schuman of Des Moines, president of the Iowa Farmers Union, was present to speak to the group. Art W. Larson is county secretary- treasurer. Mrs. Paul Weichmann won the door prize, which was donated by the Great Plains Lumber Co. The ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion served the noon meal. - o - Mrs. Shirley Stringer of Des Moines, spent a weekend with her mother, Mrs. Theresa Asslng. They were dinner guests ofiheic-brother and son, .Mr.and-, ^ J Mi'si-'BOb Will. -v ;.. ; --" Elmer Emery of Ft. Dodge, visited with Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hinz and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Ristau. Guests recently in the Ray Agard home were their daughter, Linda, and friend, Cecil Korslund of Ft. Dodge and Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Reldel and three children of Rowan. Marvin Haass, teacher in the Ogden school and brother, Robert Maass, student at Westmar College, LeMars, were weekend guests of their mother, Mrs. Marie Maass. Dennis Zwiefel has returned to Moline, Dl., where he Is employed by Deere and Co. He had come home for National Air Guard duty. While In LuVerne, he became ill and underwent surgery at the Hancock Memorial county hospital at Britt. Pvt. Henry Schnetzer has returned to McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey. He had been stationed at Frankfurt, Germany, when he was called home by the death of his mother, Mrs. George Schnetzer, recently. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Stoll were recent dinner guests of her sister, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hutchlnson of Eagle Grove. Gordon Hirmon visited his sister, Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Hefty of Ottosen. Mr. and Mrs. Dwayne Tobey and Nick were weekend visitors of her' mother, Mrs. Jessie Stripling and Mike. Annual Meeting Of Production Credit, March 24 The 32nd annual stockholders' meeting of the Emmetsburg production credit Association will be held March 24th in Emmetsburg, according to Manager Leo B. Jensvold. Highlight of the meeting will be an address by Karl Kiilsholm, Kossuth County farmer. Stockholders also will hear a report on the Association's progress during the past year and elect two directors, Jensvold said. The annual meeting will be gin at 11:30 a, m. w«n registration at the Assumption Parish Center. Directors of the Emmetsburg PC A are C.H. Arthur, Spirit Lake, president; R.B. Chambers, Emmetsburg, vice-president; Robert place, Armstrong; Rexford Hanson, Rutbven; and Kenneth Patterson,'Swea. city. Mr. and Mrs. Johnie Tobin entertained their card club Friday evening with Mr. Tobin and Mrs. Ormal Gulnn winning high scores. Mr. and Mrs. Warren Brones substituted for Mr. and Mrs. Everett Thorson. Mrs. Ralph Walker entertained for her daughter, Dori's, 7th birthday Saturday. Guests were Mary Jo Peterson, Jill Lockwood, Monica Johnson, Lynn . Greimann, Mitzl Gray, Peggy Geerdes, Corrlne Larson, Sally Preston, Carol Mein, Wendy Zlelske, Lynda Thorson, Faith Gustofson, Terry Vlland, El- Alderdyce. Marcla Taylor-was unable to come. The Ormal Guinnsv/ere Sunday supper guests at the home of her sister, the Barton Evans, Estherville. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hoss ol LeMars became the parents of a baby girl, weighing 7 Ibs, 7 oz., Feb. 26. They hate two other children, a girl and a. boy. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Goerdet are grandparents. Several persons from this area attended the funeral Thursday at Armstrong for John Flier, 86, father of Mrs. Leo Guerdet. Mr. Flier had been in failing health for some time. Mrs. Flier preceded him in death in 1949. A son, Ralph Flier, his wife and daughter, came from Turtle Lake, Wise, and a daughter and son, the Lester Filers and the Elwin Fishers and sons and a nephew, the Richard Fliers of Goodland, Minn., came for the funeral. Mrs. David Medema of Rock Rapids left. Sunday after two weeks at the home of her par- Mr, and Mrs. Virgil Jensen were Sunday visitors at the home of her brother and family, the Lester Hesseldahls at Winnebago, Minn., and attended the 60th anniversary of Mr. Hessedahl's parents, the Anchor Hesseldahls. Visitors at the Walter Hans home last week were Mr. and Mrs. Milton Peterson and Mrs. Anna Peterson and John. Glen Clark is attending a week of schooling for Farm Service salesmen at Bloomington, 111. Sunday guests at the Jim Kodns home were Mr. and Mrs. Michael Christ, Jr. and family, and Mr. and Mrs. 0. B. Koons, all of Lakota. Mr. and Mrs. DettmerThomp- son were Monday through Wednesday visitors in Des Moines. They were guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Ozanne, and Mr. Thompson attended the board of managers of the Iowa Baptist Convention Tuesday. The Dettmer Thompsons and. Gene Thompsons and family were Friday supper guests at the Duane Ericksen home at Sherburn, Minn. SHU mm LEDYARD Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Schroeder and family visited Mr. and Mrs. Larry Meyer and Todd at Wellsburg Sunday. Cheryl Kvamsdale, freshman student nurse at Marshalltown, was capped Mar. 4. Attending were her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Kvamsdale, and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ole Kvamsdale and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Selberg. On the way home they called on the John Moes at Webster City. Mary Jorgensen of Swea City and Sarah Kennedy of Bancroft spent Saturday with their grandmother, Mrs. Ella McDonald. Mrs. Blanche Jenks, Clearwater, Fla., will observe her 88th birthday March 16. Mr. and Mrs. Jenks operated the Ledyard telephone exchange for many years and for sometime she has been making her home in Florida with her daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Symens and family of Amherst, S. Dak., Nancy Herzog, Orange City, Betty Herzog, Minneapolis, and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Herzog and family of Albert Lea were weekend visitors at the parental Harold Herzog home. Parcell, Titonka. March 5 - Admitted: Julie Ann Knecht, West Bend, medical. March 6 - Admitted: Bradley Rockwell, medical; Lulu Barber, West Bend, medical; dismissed: Velma Patton, Avis Bradley, Jennie Wagner, Algona; Mark Bauman, West Bend. March 7 - Admitted: Lisa Studer, Bancroft, injury; Robert Kollasch, Algona, medical. CONTESTANT Miss Lynn Ann Delashmutt of Turin, Iowa, participated in the, 1966 national "Miss Rural Electrification" beauty pageant In Las Vegas earlier this month. Miss Delashmutt won the right to represent her state after first winning beauty contests sp<jgr sored by the Mondna County Rural Electric Cooperative in Onawa and a second one in Des Moines. She is a junior at East Monona high school and plan's to attend Iowa state University. If It's News We Want It! |OTTOSEN |l By Mrs. Donald Usher ents, the Virgil Jensens, while her mother was recuperating from surgery. M~. Medema came and took his family back to their home. Mrs. Virgil Jensen spent Monday and Tuesday at Rochester, Minn, where she went for a check-up at Mayo Clinic. Among last week callers at the Virgil Jensen home were the Weldon Brandts, Dick Krumms, Maynard Jensens and Rev. Crandall. Mr. and M::s. Gaylord Johnson, Algona, were Sunday callers at the home of his brother, Truman Johnson. The Truman Johnsons were Sunday evening visitors at the home of her brother, the Beryl Bromleys at. Fairmont. M-". and Mrs. Johnie Tobin and Marcia were Sunday visitors at the Frank Spear home at Sherburn. On Thursday, for the fifth birthday of Cheri, Mrs. Art W. Larsen entertained guests including Claudia Reece, Shelley Dawson, Bruce Larson, Kim Dltsworth and Denny Waldsch- raidt, and all the children's mothers. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wiechmann and family were Sunday dinner guests at the Art W. Larson home, Eagle Homemakers met at the home of Mrs. Kenneth Brones March 8. Mrs. Johnie Tobin was assistant hostess. Mrs. MarceUa chapman of Mason City was present with a program on heart health. Mrs. Lester Wehrspann was a medical patient at Lutheran hospital, Ft. Dodge.,..She returned home Saturday." Mr. and Mrs. Delbert" Welirspann' and family of Sioux City were weekend guests. Sunday visitors were Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Benson, Mrs. Mina Wehrspann and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest HabegerofWest Bend. Mr. and lira. Edward Zinnel and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Jacobson visited at the Paul Westpha! Carl zinnel and John Zinnel homes at Worthlngton, Minn. Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Van Buskirk were Sunday dinner guests at the R. B. Carlson home at Dunnell, Minn. In the afternoon they attended a double anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rosburg celebrated their golden wedding and their daughter and her husband, Mr.andMrs,Harder celebrated their silver wedding anniversary. Mrs. Rosburg and Mr. Van Buskirk used to play together when they were children. The Van Buskirks also drove to Ceylon, Minn, where he had been a deport agent. Mrs. Donald Cooper visited her mother, Mrs. Frank Henely, a medical patient at the Emmetsburg hospital, a couple of times last week. Pamela Lynn, born Feb. 27 to Mr. and Mrs. Gary Cooper at Ft. Dodge, was baptized Sunday at Sacred Heart catholic church at Ft. Dodge. Attending were the maternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Louis KrugofWest Bend, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Cooper, paternal grandparents, the paternal great grandmother, Mrs. Essie Cooper and Mr. and Mrs. Mike House and Robert of Ft. Dodge. They were all dinner guests at the Gary Cooper home. Enroute home, the Donald Cooper family and Mrs. Essie Cooper were coffee guests at the Hollls Cooper home at Humboldt. Mr. and Mrs. Laurel Worster spent last weekend at the Nathan McGuire home at Marshall, Mo. Sunday, all went to see the Bagnell Dam at Lake of the Ozarks. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Madsen and family of Sheffield were weekend visitors at the Chester Alme home. They also visited his father, John Madsen, a patient at Mercy hospital. Mr. and Mrs, Alvin Mclntosh and jeri of Webster City Sunday visitors at the homes of Mrs. Annie Leist and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kempen. Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Kinseth were Sunday dinner guests at the James Barber home at West Bend. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Maier Lawrence Ternes is a surgical patient at Holy Family hospital, Estherville. Mrs. Glenn Lloyd was admitted to the Blue Earth hospital Thursday as a medical patient. Alex and TedMunyer andOrvin Blackenberg of Rugby, No. Dak. visited at the Mary Bashara and Fred Munyer homes last week. Tuesday evening, they were guests of the Mike Homseys at Armstrong and Wednesday all were supper guests at the John Kramersmeler home. Saturday night Mrs. Bashara ai\et- her 'guests had supper with the Ed Munyers in Elmore. While they were here the Kent Moustgard also visited. Mr. and Mrs. Arlowe Blome left Monday by plane from Mason City to visit Mr. and Mrs. Philip Luck and family in England. They plan to be gone three weeks. three weeks. While their parents are away, Douglas and Terry are staying at the Vernon Smith home and Bob and Karen are at the Howard Klinksiek's. Leroy Busch was released from Blue Earth hospital Tuesday. Students who are attending Iowa State University at Ames have enjoyed a ten-day quarter break " with their parents. They are : Mr. and Mrs. Roger Green and family and Bill Green with Mrs. Dallas Green; Monica Munyer Fred Munyers, Dianne Waterhouse with the Aubrey Waterhouses; Jon DeBoer with Soot, and Mrs. Gilbert DeBoer and Ann carpenter at the Elvln carpenters. Merit Scholarship tests and Educational Development Tests were taken by students In the freshman, sophomore and junior classes Tuesday. Mrs. Melbourne Haag and Mary Alice spent the week at Bancroft with her mother, Mrs. Pauline Coady, who has just returned from a Rochester hospital. Madonna Sullivan, Minneapolis, visited her mother, Mrs. J. F. Sullivan and Jeremiah over the weekend. Tuesday coffee guests of Mrs. Sullivan were Mrs. Alma Gelhaus, Mrs. Glen Burrow, Mrs. Marie Halvorsen, Mrs. Hazel Carpenter and Mrs. Mary Bashara. mini HOSPITAL NEWS mil March 2 - Admitted: Mrs. John Berninghaus, Algona, surgery; Mrs. Charles Wagner, Algona, medical; dismissed: Donald Smith, Bancroft. March 3 - Admitted: Mrs. Glenn Parcell, fracture; Donald Patterson, Irvington, medical; Mark Baumann, West Bend, medical. 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