The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 17, 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 17, 1966
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don smith THERE are a lot of good organizations around, service clubs, etc., and one that has weathered lair and foul times here is the Algona JayCees. We attended a dinner given by the organization recently and among items of interest handed out was a sheet bearing the annual treasurer's report. Financially, the boys didn't fare tod well from April 1965 to April 1966. They started the fiscal year with $304.45 in the bank and finished with $58.73 in the black as there was $2,532 spent and $2,286.70 taken in. Now, anyone can see the outfit can't operate that way very long and stay in business only the federal government can get away with that type of set-up. We would like to suggest this anytime the JayCees here have a money-making project going, help them with your purchase of a ticket, or donation, etc. The city needs the JayCees and the JayCees need the city. Largest amount spent by the club during the past year was fulfillment of a $500 donation to the Good Samaritan Home -proving the club's work is worthwhile. Best money-makers during the same period were the concession stand and a baby beef project at the Kossuth County Fair. Your help could make that financial statement look a .lot healthier next year I SIGN advertising Hollywood beauty shop for pets - "Our Customers Would Rather Bite Than Switch." - ?SEVERAL of our readers have written in requesting autographed photos of the writer of this weekly column. We're sorry, but the budget doesn't allow us to send out the photos as the popularity of Periscope so far barely brings in enough to keep us in typewriter ribbons. However, in answer to those requests, we would like to include the photo shown below, taken of the writer during a recent surf board outing at Mud Lake. (The reason he wasn't wet - the surf wasn't strong enough to make the sport worthwhile that day l) ONE local lad, probably seven years of age, was asked after bis first holy communion what he would like to receive as a gift from his parents, His reply seemed to fit right in this time of year, M $2 worth of baseball cards," THE poverty program has already proven it is going to get kicked around, but good. The case of a Detroit factory worker is one of the first to come to light. It seems this fellow took home $104 pay during his best weeks while employed in a factory. All is much better now, however, as a couple of federal anti*poverty programs are now giving him $689.60 (that's about $172.40 per week) since he became unemployed. How is he getting that kind of money ? He's attending a year's job-training classes in furniture upholstering. The amount he is receiving was explained by a "spokesman" who said large allowances were possible because of "overlapping federal programs". Before getting the. poverty pay, the worker got $67 per week on relief. Now, no federal program can be all wrong, but isn't there some way to do the job within reason, with the right people getting items they need without too big checks. And while they* re at it, isn't it possible for cheaper help to be found for the administrative end, also ? - 7- WE got a chance to travel to Mason City last Monday evening with a couple of young fans where we saw the Drake U. intrasquad aerial circus. Coach Jack Wallace of the Bulldogs has said all along his club would be throwing a lot come fall - and if the show Monday was an indicator, he's honest. Looked to us like Drake has a pretty good club coming up, and besides watching three area boys, Tom Waller, Algona All-Stater, Dale Brcka, Britt fullback, and Bob Misner, Belmond halfback, like a hawk, we were impressed by the play of guard Jack Baker, end Manley Sarnowsky, quarterbacks Ron Royer and Bert Fortuna and several others. Drake Aigofia, (la.) Upper DM Mo!rm Tuwdoy, May 17, has six home games and four on the road this fall. NORMAN Thomas, six times a candidate on the Socialist ticket in national elections, beginning in 1928 (and his biggest vote was in 1932) was credited with making quite a statement recently. The 82-year old campaigner said he wouldn't have to run for the presidency again as the two major parties have accomplished everything in the way of socialism that he wanted. MRS. Christine McCullough, popular junior high teacher here who will not be on the staff next school year, had a birthday a couple of weeks ago - and her home roonf class went all out to make it one she will always remember. The class furnished a birthday cake, bought her some perfume and had 50 cents left over. The money was wrapped and a note attached telling Christine she could use the money during her vacation this summer. There was more, too. One of her former home room groups has been studying Spanish this year. They came to her room that day and sang Happy Birthday in that foreign tongue. She also received some cards from other students, making the day a bright one 1 THEY say in Holland, Ex- Lax is called Little Dutch Cleanser I REASONABLE PRICES, good service, and quality printing are trademarks of The Upper DCS Molnes Pub. Co. in Algoai. Are truck buyers particular? We hope so! When a businessman or farmer considers buying a truck, his investment entitles him to be quite particular. We don't feel he should be limited to choose between only two or three trucks in stock. That's why we carry so many types of trucks. Truck shortage? Hot here. We have a CMC to suit your needs - and at a price you can afford. Stop in and look over our long line of dependable and durable CMC trucks. And be particular . . . Joe Bradley Epuipment (,MC TRUCKS Algona

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