The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 17, 1966 · Page 7
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• m i . ._• i i it.. Alaeno (la.) Upp»r DM Jame* Bond in "Thunderball" * pp epent Thunday at Algona theatre the Storm Lake show mentioned In a previous column foPc/April 16-17 will be held at ithe armory with the approri- mife* hours from 9 to 9 Saturday and« 10 to 4 Sunday. Nothing was said in the matefial I received about special provisions for exhibits, though mention was made about awards, 'for the best displays* This may well be an entirely botfrse iffaif; with the awards given to the displays and material offered by the dealers. The Spencer show Was of this type with all tables rented s6 all usually offered material for sale. I will be at both the Storm Lake show and the Forest dity annual show the following Week and would be pleased to Meet any of my readers. - o - Spends [ merit. I We are now on the subject qf money and banking in American history, so your students are exploring the mysteries of commodity and nominal money, plus viewing a few specimens from the past. Sana, our ex- Change student, brought some Swedish currency and coins, fheir bills represent three fea- tjures often found in foreign currency and coins. They are multi- Colored, the paper is watermarked and, in some cases, the tiesign is a portrait, and there is a thin metal strip running through the paper which, at first glance, looks like a gold. Several of the cOins have the design etched into the metal rather than Jin high relief. Our only coin using this type of design was the $2 1/2 Indian gold piece. One of the most difficult concepts for students as well as the general public is understanding money only as a device to facilitate exchange and having 'no value other than the goods and services it will command. This, oft course, is the nature ;of our'current red seal notes land the 1963 series Federal Re- 1 serve Notes, which have no re- jdemption pledge in any specific commodity. Frequently, it is I stated *ftm»-the*moneyi;tiien;%•££ on faith in the govern-"' For U. S. Notes this is I true, but Federal Reserve Notes are in' part backed by the loan collateral held by member banks. A portion of the federal issues are based on government bonds. Incidentally, the figures given for our federal debt involve some double counting. The bond sold to the Federal Reserve System is counted and this bond authorizes the issuance of Federal Reserve Notes but the notes are considered government obligations, too, so they also are counted. In other words, a $1000 bond sold to the Federal Reserve System may end up as $2000 in debt. The bonds create money, rather than make use of existing supplies, to again answer a frequently 'asked question: All bills issued by the federal government or through the banking system under federal authority are still valid at the bank, This includes the old National Bank currency with the name of a bank on the bill. The major difference is that any previous pledges on the bills for gold redemption are now void. Pledges for silver are still valid, but you must be in Washington or San Francisco in order to have them executed. . - o - A well-known dealer in foreign coins reports on his latest list that there has been little interest in the various Andorra proof "coins'V so ne nas P riced some below the so-called market. This is a welcome sign that collectors of coins may be becoming somewhat critical of the rather loose application of the word. With so much attractive material, I don't see why coin collectors would pay $30 to $40 for a modern, monopoly-controlled issue that, at the best, can be considered as no more than an attractive medal. - o- The 5th variety for the 1965 Canadian silver dollar is now being advertised. There is a presumed npedium«size bead involved, but the main difference is the last jewel oh the crown, which is just barely connected in the design to the mount, |t would take, a glass to note the variety and certainly » is Just as evident as many of the design variations that are listed for stamps. But the initial price tag is around $18 and I wonder if this rather minor difference would bring that much possession pleasure. I think the previous 4 varieties are fairly well established, but the future of the 5th seems doubtful to me. - o- This column noted some time ago that stamp issues of the United Nations were about ready to boom, due to the rising interest in Europe. The boom Is here and buying ads for mint are frequent for about the first 50 numbers and the first air letter sheet. The used are responding as well, particularly the key#38. Dealer buying ads, even in used, are now higher than the wholesale of Just a few months ago. Any UN material, particulary that relating to UN military activities, has a fine future. Georgia Marlow Of Lone Rock Shower Honoree LONE ROCK - Georgia Ann Marlow was honored at a miscellaneous shower at St. John's Lutheran church, Burt, Tuesday evening, Hostesses were Mesdames Gladys O'Donnell, June Bierstedt, Verna Marlow, Viola Marlow, Floy Marlow, Fern Wetzel, Elizabeth Radlg, Goldie Behrends, Bertha Willrett, Lola Kissner, Jean Marlow, Patsy Priebe, Norma Borman, Judy Marlow, June presthus, Ida Peter, Ella Meyer, Karon Storjohann, Lilly Bleich, Ann Reimers, Esther Miller, Florence Schroeder, Edith Tieman, Clara Reynolds and Viola Dacken. Linda O'Donnell had charge of registering guests and Judy Vaske carried gifts. Deann Marlow and Mary Lou Marlow assisted Georgia in opening her gifts. A cyclorama of Georgia's life in poetry and song was given Woman's Club FENTON - The Fenton ^xJfeiWln's Club-met last Tuesday at the home of Dorothy Mattheisen with Mercedes Bierstedt as co- hostess. There were eleven members answering the roll call, "What I did on the day of the worst blizzard last winter." Lucille Norland led the program about superstitions and superstitious people. Nina Schwartz also read an article on superstitions. The April meeting will be at the home of Grace Stoeber with Myrtle Baago assisting. Ruth Circle FENTON - The Ruth circle of the Fenton Methodist church met last week at the home of Lillian Nichols with Lola Zwiefel as co-hostess. The program was led by Mary Margaret Weisbrod and Dorothy Laabs was in charge of the meditation. Plans were discussed by the group for the Mother-Daughter banquet to be held March 22. Sean Connery, as British Agent James Bond, seems at a slight disadvantage—handcuffed as he is. But he still has one hand and four beautiful women to help him out of his troubles in "Thunderball," newest 007 adventure opening in Technicolor and Panavision Thursday Midnite at the Algona Theatre, through United Artists release, Kevin McClory produced for Albert R. Broccoli and Harry Saltzman. Terence Young directed. with Elizabeth Radig as narrator. Taking part in it were Mrs. Edith Tieman, Mrs. Evelyn Warner, Miss Theresa Tieman, Deann Marlow, Connie Marlow, Laurie Marlow, Roxanne Bierstedt and Mrs, Mary Lou Marlow. Mrs. June Bierstedt and Mrs. Gladys O'Donnell poured. Corsages were presented to Georgia, her mother, Mrs. Lyle Marlow, Mrs. George Bollinger, and Mrs. Georgia Marlow, the bride's grandmother. - o - Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Krueger and Mrs. Olga Braatz went to Whittemore Sunday to an open house birthday party for Mrs. Anna Wehr span who was 90 March 11. Mrs. Olga Braatz who has been at the Kenneth Jackson's for 3 weeks taking care of the children while the Jacksons have been on vacation, returned to her home at Whittemore Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Marlow went to Rochester Saturday to visit her father, Pat McGuire, who had lung surgery recently, Mrs. Yager entered Estherville hospital Friday and will be there for a few days. She had a bad case of bronchitis. . 'and Wednesday^ to a Lumber- ! men's Convention and also to visit her mother who had recently had eye surgery. Ellen Bullock spent the weekend at the home of her parents, Rev. and Mrs. Albert Bullock. Mr. and Mrs. John J. Van Oort, Orange City, and the Earl Vaas family, Hospers, spent Friday night with the LeRoy Erases and to attend the school program of which Mr. Bras was in charge. Hold School Of Instruction At Burt OES BURT - The annual School of instruction for officers of the Burt Eastern Star was conducted in the chapter hall Saturday by Mrs. Fred Shilts, Algona, district instructor. A luncheon was held at 11 a. m. for officers, Mrs. Shilts and Mr. and Mrs. M. 0. Richards, Britt. The school was conducted in the afternoon. Courtesy candidates were Mr. and Mrs. M. O. Richards, Mrs. Earl Miller and Ray Lovstad. A supper for members and guests was held at Cunningham's. At 8:00 a meeting was opened with officers exemplifying the work of the order. Candidates initiated into the order were Rev. Merlin Davies, Mrs. Fred Davis, Mrs. Kenneth Sarchet and William Amesbury. Mrs. Clara Shilts was presented, honored with a candlelight ceremony by the conductress, Chaplain, Worthy Matron and Star Points. Solos were by Mrs. Karen Davies and rs. Clark Miller and Mrs. Shilts was presented a gift from the Thursday, Moreh 17, 1966 chapter. Mrs. Al Hinckley spoke briefly on Eastern Star Training award for Religious Leadership. Presiding at the Tea and Coffee services following the meeting were Mrs. Fred Hilton and Mrs. Lawrence Newbrough. Committee in charge of the evening lunch were Mr. and Mrs. Ted Hoover Jr., Mrs. Earl Stott, Mrs. Barbara Bahling, Mrs. Rae Harris and Mrs. Cleo Nelson. In charge of the noon luncheon were Mesdames E. P. Fredrickson, Viola McDonald, Gladys Hawcott, Maree Bahnson, Earl Miller and Donald Patterson. - o JUNIOR SCOUTS Members of the Burt Junior Girl Scout troop and their leaders, Mrs, Russell Patterson and Mrs. George Becker, en- Joyed a party honoring National Girl Scout Week at the town hall Thursday after school. Mrs. Howard Batt Sr., baked the birthday cake enjoyed by the group. Also in observance of Girl Scout Week, Junior Girl Scouts had on display in the window of Bernie's Market, toys they have made for boys and girls of migrant workers. In the near future the girls will pack the toys and they will be taken to Mason city. When this has been completed the girls will have earned their toy-making badges. - o TEACHERS ARRIVES Ellen Stock, Ames, has been hired by the Burt board of education to teach remedial language arts for grades 7 through 12 at Burt. This is under the government-sponsored program, Title No. 1 of the Poverty Act. She began her teaching duties Monday. - o The Herbert Schultz family, Fairmont, were Sunday guests at the Don Bonnstetter family. CQ/TUMED THURSDAY ONLY - "The Saboteur", "Arctic Safari" 7:00 - 9:15 p. m. THURSDAY MIDNIGHT Show - "Thunderball" at 11:15 p. m. FRI-MON-TUES-WED-THUR- "ThunderbaU" - 6:00 - 8:30. .,..„ SATURDAY and SUNDAY - '"Thunderball" - Continuous from 12:00 noon. LGON i j i i > i ) j i i i j j i I Burt I Mr. and Mrs. William Brandt, Wells, Minn., were Sunday guests at the Al Hinckley home. Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Betty Miller and family were the Bernard Millers. Rev. and Mrs. Arthur Campney and children, Arnolds Park, were Saturday guests at the parental Walter Campney home. *********************************** Back By Popular Request SATURDAY, MARCH 19 For Your Dancing Pleasure CHARLES'RUSSELL ORCHESTRA featuring Jimmy Noonan, Vocalist Playing Your Favorite Standard* THE BIG ONE IS HERE ! Thursday, March 17 ST. PATRICK'S MIDNIGHT SHOW ! AT 11:15 And Showing Friday For One Week. Sat. And Sun. Continuous From 12:00 Noon. Week Days At 6:00 and 8:30 P.M. OUT HIM COMES m BIGGKT BOM OF ALL! SEANCONNERY THUNDERBALL ADMISSION $1-25 CHILDREN 50c SATURDAY MATINEE 1:00 UNTIL 6:00 P.M. PASSES EXCLUDED FOR THIS SHOW SILHOUSTT&S We cordially inuite you to inspect our complete line of women's and Misses' apparel for Easter & Spring. Every effort has been made to bring to this area an array of attractive, well-styled and tailored, and reasonably priced apparel and accessories by the finest garment manufacturers in the nation. Stop in and see for yourself.' 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SPRING DRESSES by Kelly Arden, Kay Windsor and Cassee / • JUNIOR PETITE • JUNIORS • MISSY PETITE t MISSY and half sizes $10.98 to $49.50 /SPORTSWEAR by < ALLEN and \ COLLEGE -. TOWN,

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