Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on November 7, 1966 · Page 14
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Algona, Iowa
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Monday, November 7, 1966
Page 14
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4-ALOONA (fftwi) ADVANCI MONDAY, NOV. 7, 1*66 140 take part in Halloween Fenton party Fenton—The Town a,nd Coun,try Women's club again Monday night sponsored a Halloween party for the pre-sclioo-1 through sixth graders at the Fenton Community Center. Winners in lihe various categories were as follows. In, the miscellaneous group there Linda Jorg&ns'on, Linda Rusoh, Lyn- otte Underwood and Marcia Meyer; in hobo and old men, winners wore Rodney Priebe and Dave Yager; best ghost was Elizabeth Madden. Gypsy was Linda Berkland; in witches and scarecrows, Debra Bollinger and Tammy Waits were winners; for cowboys and cowgirls it was Cheryl Uthof and Joel Zwiefel, in the animal group winners wero Lori Zumach, Brian Gerhart, Steven Madden and Ronnie Feye; best clown was Mike Rusch. Old ladies were Cindy Hoi- comb, Penny and Wendy Wolff; pirate and Indian winners were Cheryl Bru'hn and Craig Thiesen; fairies, brides and .queens winners were Gina Koenck and Kim Hainzinger. The king and queen for 1966 were Mike Rusch and Gina Kosnck. They were crowned and robed by last year's (royalty. Eugene Chrischilles and Katby Gerhart. , Slides were shown of-last year's contestants. A sack lunch was provided for each ..child in costume. The club estimated about 140 children participated. Presiding was Allan,Hall and judges were Mrs. W. W. Jolly, Mrs. Wilfred Laabs and Mrs. Harold Wehrspan. Christian Dilenta, at^two district meetings of the church Sunday. They gave 'their program at Effiimetsburg in th& aftefrtoon and at Spencer in the evening. These were the first of three meetings to be held by the Methodist church with a com* bined program of missions, education, trustees, and pastoral relations committees. TURKEY SUPPER MONDAY The Fenton < WSC3 will serve its annual Turkey suppor Moiv day, Nov. 7. Serving will start at 4:30 p.m.•Tickets are available from any WSCS member. The Methodist Youth Fellowship group will hold its annual candy sale at Hhe turkey supper and also plan to branch out tih&s year and make it a bake sale, too. CHURCH GROUP MEETS St. John's Lut'hciran church ALCW at Dcpsw met Thursday with Mrs. Melvin Norland and Mrs. Donald Twait hostesses. Mrs. Charlie Nelson. had the program. The Sdngspirat'toa was led by Mrs. Melvin Berkland and Mrs. Richard Naig had charge of the offering meditation. CHURCH CONFERENCE The quarterly conference of the Methodist church will be held Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Algona Methbdtot church. All members of the church may attend but the commission chairman, chairman of the board and the president of the Women's Society are urged to attend. A peace education workshop for the Methodist church will be held Nov. 5 from 9:30 until 11:45 at Fort Dodge. Items to be discussed include the Viet Nam, the China Problem, the UN peace force, and What Christians Can Do'for peace. GIVE CHURCH PROGRAM Renee Douglas, Bill Duncan, •Dawn, Dennis a.nd Dale Eldridge gave the Mission Study, Affluence and Poverty—The TO SHOW FILM The film, Why Viet Nam, has been loaned to the Fenton Methodist church by the department of the army and will be shown Nov. 20, at 7:30 p.m., in the church sanctuary. The public is invited. This film was seen and recommended by one of the young people of the church. DATE AWARD NIGHT November 14 is award night for the Fenton Progressors. Fenton Forwards, Seneca Stars, Seneca Progressive Farmers and Lone R&ck Lively Rockets. The awards for outstanding work in 4-H will be given at the Fenton frade school. Willard Menz recently assisted Rev. Eldridge with the Laymen's observance in the Methodist church by taking aill the service except the sermon. The Marlin Wegaaiers had as guests Sunday for Mrs. Wene- ner's mother's birthday, the Ernest Muellers, Melvin Pompes Harlan Muellers, Fred Bieir- stedits, Whittemore, and, Tim Struecker. Callers were Mrs. Mad&lia Walker family of Algona. ; Recent weekend visitors of the Allen Bollingers were their son, the Floyd Bollingea-s, Waukegan, 111. • v . 'with a , low cost WANT AD WHEN THE i BUDGET'S {OUT OF WHACK I RECOUP 1 WITH REFINANCING I MANY FA&IH..IISS find that their budget isn't stretching j as far as it did five or ten years £<go. That's when they I visit lis to refinance Oieir home loan. With refinancing, I your paymejits con be adjusted to meet your needs [ more adequately.-The cost is nominal and it only f takes a short time. i Coine in now and get full details on refinancing I your home loan with us. Help hospitalized farmer Applications are due March 1, 'or the two $500 Federal Land Bank scholarships to be award' ed to Iowa, farm boys for the 7-68 college year, according o Eugene M. Hutchins, manager of the Federal Lirid Ba UK *.^ "A GOOD NEIGHBOR" deed was performed at the Bill Bormann farm southwest of Algona Monday and a portion of those who picked about 100 acres of corn for Mr. Bormann are shown. He is hospitalized at this time. Shown above are, left to right, Gary Weber, Bob Besch, Merle Laubenthal, Phil Eischen, Ed Frideres, Chuck Bjustiiom and Jim Besch. In the fields working at the time this picture was taken were Ed, Lawrence and Joe Besch, Dave Kollasch, Matt Erdman. Ronnie, Ervin and Bob Gerber, Jerome Eisenbarth, Duane Arend, Orville Miller, Dick Kuecker, Jim Bormann, Alan Walker, Ernie Bonnstetter, Peter Zeimet, Lenny Tibben and Albert Thilges. The Whittemoi;e Coop Elevator of Hobarton furnished the gas. ,, Exclusive Advance Photo by Bruce Ritchie. •V THOMAS I. O'HAHA Chairman, Beird afTruiMM National Aitoclitlon of Invaatmant Club* Q. I have $63,000 invested as follows: $17,000 in a mutual fund; $6,000 in a financial firm paying $315 a year and $40,000 in savingt-and-loan deposi'i?;/ paying about 5 V» per cent. In addition, I receive $99.60 a month in social security. In all, my income is about $300 a month. I am a widow, 66 and have no children or relatives. It seems that I should have a higher monthly income without taking chances. Can you suggest how? A. From the information you provide, I calculate that you should have about $300 a month coming in, exclusive of any payments from your mutual fund. The fund in question offers a monthly withdrawal plan and, judging from the: company's past record and the amount of your investment, you should bs aible to arrange for monthly payments of $100 to $125. Assuming the fund's earnings conn tinue as they have in the past, you should ba able to draw this amount each month without any long-term impairment of your capital, thus giving yourself more than $400 a month income from all sources. • ••• ; ' * Q. I have $16,000 in savings and loan companies paying 4Va per cent compounded quarterly. Could I invest this .in some mutual funds or in some shares of General Motors or A. T. & T. and get better returns with reasonable safety? A. At the time I am answering your letter, you could buy General Motors, at about $73 a sihai'e and American Telephone & Telegraph at $50. The regular dividend, without extras, on General Motors is $3.40 a share. Thic would give you a return of about 4.6 per cent on your man ey. The ragular dividend on. A. T. & T, is $2.20 a share. At the cur- reiit price of $50, this would give you a return of 4.4 per cent. From the past record of these companies it would seem that you could reasonably count on receiving these dividends each year. Actually, last year, GM paid $5.25 a share, including extras; in the last 10 years the dividend has grown from $2 to $5.25 per share. : In the case of A. T. & T.. the dividend in the last 10 years has grown from $1.50 to $2.20 per share. Assuming these companr ies continue to perform as they have in the past, your opportunity for a growing income ,,plus girowing value of your investment in either of them wpuld seem a reasonable possibility. There are almost certain tq, be times, however, when the price that .either of these stocks iwill sell at, will drop sharply; if you were forced to sell during such a period, you might incur a loss. Q. We rent the farm on which we now live. We have $7,000 in a savings account. Would we be wise to invest our money in another farm, or can you suggest another investment that would be better for us? Our farm machinery is clear of debt. A. Since farming is out of my line, I'm afraid my advice would net be worth much to you. 1 suggest that you talk with bankers and top grade farm real estate men in your area and get the advantage of their thinking. You and I are both aware, of course, that buying a farm large enough to provide a good income is an expensive proposition, and your $7,000 wouldn't go far in the purchase of an adequate one. If, however, you have had reasonable success in operating your rented farm, and if your age and health indicates you have a numbsr of years ahead of you to wwk the farmj, then certainly owning your own farm would bs advantageous. Certain*- ly with the world's, growing need for food, tha future? in farming; seems excellent. i Tva • WV lo to sedation at Algdiia. Seniotf In high school Who are planning to begin study next fail at eligible to Applies tion blanks are available at the Algdfla fWefai Land Bank A* sociation office, and front voca* tioflial agrictilture insifcruotors, county agertts or High school superinitijtldents. ApplicaUons MTH« DIIS LeotHtfd supertnittjn'aenis. rt^^u^x*"""",—-— i..t»***t should bs submittad to the Deiati 1'he ^J*™ of Agriculturo at Iowa Stats ago Thursday. called ,ift HatttsbUfg, rieconAty by .the deatj;of Mrs. filbert's father, Ctok 5 WfcfeM held § wee* • ELECTRIC WATER HEATER • ELECTRIC LAUNDRY Advertise in the Advance Largest PAID circulation Current Dividend Rate Home Federal Savings & Loan Assn. AH Accounts Fully Insured to $15,000 Save from the 15th—Earn from the Isl SINCE 1917 — ALGONA, IOWA All Savings Accounts insured up to $15,000 by the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation of Washington, D. C. UI1IIH1 'PULL THE LEVER FOR' HAROLD TRAUGER First District SUPERVISOR — Republican — f) Vet*r«n A Active in Civic Affairs • Councilman Five Years • Town Clerk Fifteen Years • Grocer For Twenty-five Years • Young, Experienced Businessman tuVerne, Iowa YOUR VOTE WILL BE APPRECIATED DON JORGENSON FOR COUNTY TREASURER VOTE FOR iPROMPT AND COURTEOUS SERVICE i Paid Political Ad ELECTRIC RANGE •u ••" ;. i • ELECTRIC HEATING • ELECTRIC REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER take • ELECTRIC AIR CONDITIONING electrical living! There are scores of wonder-working electrical appliances to make your life more comfortable and pleasant to make the best use of your magic servant, Electricity, be sure you have modern home wiring, with enough convenience outlets, adequate fuse or breaker box, sufficient switches to take^full advantage of electrical living. Your electrical contractor can give you a wiring check-up ... to be sure your wiring is up-to-date. ' '•.••'.' N '.•".' : .'. • • - . Algona Municipal Utilities * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *. CONGRESSMAN STAN GREIGG he gets things DONE for Northwest Iowa A mtmb«r of tht Houit CommWt* on Agricultur* and 2 Important Sub- committtff Initrumtntal. in obtaining Wttttrn Air Strvlct (or Northwtit Iowa • Aelly«, youlWul, •ggrMsjy.! 55 lrlp» to Nerthwtit Iowa In 18 months Vol«d for G I, Sill, IncrtiM thi 4 yf 8r lirm miwm 'Sth District * * * * * * * * * * * *; *• * * * * * * * * * * .$• * * * * **

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