The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 3, 1966 · Page 3
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 3

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 3, 1966
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don smith IT took four weeks, but we finally got our first poison pen letter last Wednesday. It may have been an interesting letter. Really couldn't tell - as the handwriting was not good and while attempting to decipher it, couldn't really make heads or tails as to the meaning. It had something to do with our reference last week to Dean Martin, which was quoted from another TV show. -We're happy to get mall, poison pen or not, and as time goes by, probably will use some of it - but notes and letters are going to have to be legible, and the writer is going to have to sign his or her name. Otherwise, we couldn't care less I AS the motorist put it when he wrapped his new sports car around a telephone pole - "Well, that's the way the Mercedes Benz !" WARM weather must be here to stay (with a minor interruption here and there)! It is being proven at our house daily as the kids slam shut front and back doors they were asked to close all winter - and didn't 1 SURE is too bad the Yankees got off to such a poor start (hoorah) in the AL baseball race. After their 45 outstanding seasons in the past, the only thing that would have made those first 11 games better this year would have been one more loss. As it was they were 1-10 - the worst start in the team's history. They will probably still have plenty to say about the final outcome in the loop. THERE'S a printer who works in our back "shop here at the UDM by the name of Archie Taylor who has proved to be one of this column's most ardent fans. Archie hails from Ruthven and is actually employed by Midwest Prtg. He told his writer that just as soon as he's done work Monday at 5 p. m. (the Tuesday issue of the UDM is printed Monday afternoon) he hurries home with his copy of the newspaper, gathers his family around and the minister comes to their house to read The Periscope aloud to all gathered. Now, that's real loyalty. Wonder if he was kidding about the whole thing? THE Twins had better stop dreaming about last year's great season pretty quick or they will wind up a second division club come October. After making their trek to the Series last fall, it looks to us like most of the players are showing signs of a too-healthy winter ! THEY say that behind every successful man is a very surprised mother-in-law, DWIGHT Cook, manager and operator of Kossuth Speedway at the fairgrounds here, where weekly stock ear faces will again be featured each Friday night, starting late in May, said the other day that interest is quite high in the races at the present time. While the stocks to be run here this year will not be like the tnodlfieds (or hobbies) operated during recent seasons, the time required to go around the quarter-mile track will be almost the same as the modifieds, with perhaps less than a second difference between the two types of vehicles. So, thrills aplenty are promised, with adult admission back down to a buck. BILL Tordoff, local driver's license examiner for the Highway Patrol, who is on hand at the courthouse here evefy Wednesday, also serves in the same capacity other days of the week at nearby towns and cities.' He's had some experiences on the job that we think are worth repeating. Like the time he got into an auto with a young lady who was taking her behind-the- wheel test for the first time - she started the auto, put it in reverse and backed clear across the street, hitting a power pole on the other side. She flunked I Then , one day, Bill was giving a test to a young truck driver, and everthing went okay for about a block. They came to an intersection in, the big semi and the driver started a right turn without allowing enough room to get past autos parked around the corner. He hit the first one in the row with the spare tire carrier on the trailer, swept it into the second, which in turn, barely touched the third before Tordoff was able to yell and get him stopped. He flunked too! Still another time, Bill was with a driver who had failed the test before - and he quickly discovered why. The man went faster than 60 in a 30 mile an hoar com, screeched around a curve on two wheels -in the wrong lane, and flunked the second time I Bill says he wears his cap so his hair will lay down after experiences like these. .?WE see where one county board of supervisors in Iowa (and maybe more) decided it was going to turn down its share of poverty funds now being distributed everywhere in the U. S. Their action, on the basis of other government expenditures (with far too little reaching the point of need, or too much going to individual cases), is to be commended - however, the funds will not go back into the pot and reduce the amount of funds used, but will rather be put to use elsewhere. So, taxpayers, forced to supply the money for all such programs, will continue to do so I - ?GOT a nice card the other day from Harold Schmickley, assistant secretary of the Iowa High School Athletic Ass'n. thanking us for a thank you note we had sent to his office, thanking him for facilities furnished to this writer at the Boys State Basketball Tournament. He said, in part, "now that Algona has a 'habit' of qualifying for the State Tourney, maybe the future will bring more thrills. Drop in to visit me if you're ever through Boone." We'll do that, Harold. We have known Mr. Schmickley for about 16 years. That's when yours truly began officiating high school athletic contests in this area - and besides Everett Barr, local insurance man and topflight referee, Harold provided more help than anyone else. WHAT is a tongue twister? It's when your tang gets all tongueled up ! , (la.) Upp*t Dts Mohm Tuesday, May 3, 1966 ADDING MACHINES A TYPEWRITERS At The Upper Dt* IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE STATE OF IOWA IN AND FOR KOSSUTH COUNTY Probate No. 8908 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF Lawrence C. McEnroe, Deceased. TO ALL PERSONSINTERESTED IN THE ESTATE OF Lawrence C. McEnroe, Deceased: You are hereby notified that on the 26th day of April, 1966, the last will and testament of Lawrence C. McEnroe, deceased, bearing date of the 6th day of March, 1961, was admitted to probate In the above named court and that Kathleen McEnroe was appointed executor of said estate. Notice is further given that any action to set aside said will must be brought in the district court of said county within one year from the date of the second publication of this notice, or thereafter be forever barred. Notice is further given that all persons indebted to said estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and .creditors having claims against said estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance; and unless so filed within six months from the second publication of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) such claim shall thereafter be forever barred. Dated this 26th day of April, 1066. Kathleen McEnroe Executor of said Estate Algona, Iowa Linnan, Lynch & Straub Attorney (s) for said Executor Algona, Iowa Date of second publication: 3rd day of May, 1966. (33-34) See your Olds Dealer... THE EVERYTHING * Toronado! Car of the year! Front wheel drive! Space for six! 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