The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 9, 1966 · Page 18
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 18

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 9, 1966
Page 18
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2-Algona (la.) Upper bet Moihet Thursday, June 9, 1966 FROM THE ATTIC... Shirley Marlow Is Bancroft's .. TO TIKE VAULT I Band Queen (Your Hobby - And Your Neighbor's) By Dick Palmer While you are reading this column, I will be on the way south with Daytona Beach the ultimate destination. I hope to bring you some reports on .antique offerings, etc., enroute, tho I doubt we will tarry long with our Iowa license plates in Alabama or Mississippi. Things are in a pretty sad state when you have to worry about travel within your own borders but such are realities, particularly If any civil rights demonstrations are taking place. I think I will be paying particular attention to the latest news broadcast enroute. I have passed thru Daytona and stopped for a time, but have not stayed in the area. . 0- The sixth International philatelic exhibition commemorative is adequate for the theme, tho not particularly Inspired. The colors are pleasing and the purpose clear. The same design is being used for the larger 5-cent special sheet which will not be available at . the post office. I will have some of these on hand from the Agency so, if any of you need them for your collection, they are available at the Upper Des Molnes office or at the Public Library where Iknow some young collectors often meet If you will make your wishes known to me or to them. - 0- I have mentioned the collecting of air letter sheets before. In the past few months, more of these have come my way. In the 1870's , we had a 2-cent sheet with the picture of President Grant for domestic use, but It wasn't a popular Item and was soon dropped. Used specimens are now scarcer than mint. In the 1940* s, the post office offered our first international air sheet and this did prove popular for those whose correspondence consisted entirely of writing without enclosures. Since then, we had four basic designs. However, for many of these issues In many countries, variations also exist in color, background paper and design and lettering. Some of the more valuable specimens involve changes other than the obvious stamp design. Many of these are unannounced, so the current printing Isn't stocked, hence a shortage when the new variation is generally noted. The field certainly offers much for the specialist but with the air sheet now a general postal Item, there is plenty for the single design collector to handle. Some countries have up to three different rates, one for domestic one for area countries and the third for the rest of the world, With the single rate such as we have, the economy factor of the sheet varies with general postal rates. In our case, the savings Is only two cents to Latin America, 4 cents to Europe and there is a greater expense for Canada and Mexico. Africa, the Near East, Asia and the Pacific, however, saves 14 cents. A specialist could seek one mint copy of each basic design, one used copy, a copy which did have enclosures, hence requiring additional postage for the normal rate, and a domestic rate with additional postage to make it area or worldwide, etc. Such could well be available as I have affixed additional postage to a sheet to allow for a small enclosure. Unless such covers were deliberately prepared \ ana most collector specimens do come from dealer contact sources), think how difficult it would be to build a collection of this type. The sheets sometimes use the basic stamp design for the value Involved, but often the design is original and frequently very good. Dealers often lack their own country's sheet in correctly used form, since the sheets are used for international correspondence and must be accumulated abroad first. While usually listed on price cpotadbns, first day covers are the only used form in stock. price range for current mist or used averages fi 20 to 30c6Bts a specimen. can te expensive. Aeat UN sheet which is variety rather than the Former Algona Girl Graduates From Nursing JUDITH KEARNEY Judith Ann Kearney, Britt, was graduated from St. Joseph Mercy School of Nursing, Mason City, June 4. Miss Kearney is a former Algonan. design brings around $50 mint and $3 used. Here is a case where a new printing was Involved and no one thought to stock up on the old. With the recent popularity of UN material, everything Is in demand. Collectors will seek UN air letter sheets, but not those of other countries. The future looks bright for these attractive items and other postal stationery as well. MEDAL The Bronze Star Medal was presented to Spec. Five Robert Hulsebus, son of Mrs. Ida Mae Hulsebus of Iowa Falls at Chi Chi, Vietnam, April 29. Hulsebus, a "medic" left the protection of his vehicle and went to the aid of a soldier whose life he saved. BANCROFT MiSS Shirley Marlow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Marlow, Lone Rock, will represent St. John's band at the Mason City Band Festival on Tuesday, June 14. Miss Marlow, a 1966 graduate of St. John's school, was band queen at the North Iowa Band Festival in June 1965, also Band Queen In October 1965 at Estherville, She plays clarinet in the band, Is a member of the mixed chorus, glrls's sextet, and CSMS club. She plans to attend college. - o - NEW ARRIVALS Mr. and Mrs, Phil Bernhard are the parents of a 9 Ib, 4 oz, baby boy, born May 19 at St. Anne's hospital. The young man has been named Timothy Patrick and Joins two brothers, John and Jim, and two sisters, Elaine and Betsy at home. Mr. and Mrs, Phil Elsbecker became the parents of a 9 Ib. baby boy, born May 31 at Holy Family Hospital, He Joins a sister Anne Marie, who is staying at the home of her maternal Grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Meyer. Until her mother and new baby brother arrive home. - o The North Kossuth Golf Course Ladles Day was held June 1 at the clubhouse in Bancroft. Morning hostesses were Mrs. Evelyn Mescher and Mrs. Linda Evenson. Afternoon hostesses for bridge were Mrs. Hilda Nemmers and Mrs. Agnes Menke. Memorial Day supper guests at the Bernard McGuire home included, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Elsbecker Bancroft; Mr. Jerry McGuire, Tltonka; Mr. and Mrs. Pat McGuire and two boys, Sioux Falls, S. Dakota; Mr. and Mrs. Richard McGuire, Mankato; and Charles Hatten, Bancroft. YOU NEVER, NEVER IRON ENDURA PRESS SHIRTS WHIGS* short sletvt Ions flMvt, $5 The $hirt that mokes all other* old fashioned I A perfect blend of 65% Dacron polyester and 35% combed cotton that stays neat and wrinkle- free all day long. Seams won't pycker. White stays white. Spread or snap tab collar. 14M&-17. Great Gift for Father's Day, Sunday, June 1 Mike McGuire was honored at a reception at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard McGuire after graduation Sunday. About 75 were In attendance. Out of town guests Included friends and relatives from Mankato, Blue Earth, Ledyard, Wesley, Titonka, Burt, Armstrong, Esthenrlle and Sioux Falls. The Bancroft Catholic Daughters of America met for their final meeting until September, June 7, with the Rosary at 7:30 P.M. Inctallation of officers took place. Bancroft playground activities began Monday, June 6, under the direction of V. J, Meyer, There will be baseball activity every day except Saturday. The North Kossuth Golf Course held a cookout Sat, evening June 4. Hosts and hostesses Included: Messrs, and Mesdames, R, J. Welp, Lawrence Menke, Verne Austin, Don Murray and C. D. fogalls. Golf was played, and a steak fry followed. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Duddlng have recently purchased a new four bedroom two story home In Fremont, Nebraska. Mrs. Duddlng and four sons will join Mr. Duddlng there the last of this week where he is a livestock buyer for towa Beef Packers. Four Bancroft men left Friday afternoon for Lake Alexandrealn Minnesota, Those taking part in the fishing trip were: Mr. Phil Doocy, Mr. Ed SchilU, Mr. Lament Jansen, and Mr. Lawrence Kemna. They returned to Bancroft Sunday evening, Mrs. Leo Arndorfer was admitted to Holy Family Hospital May 23 as a medical patient, She is still confined to the hospital, but seems to be Improving slowly. A CLASSIFIED AD WILL GET FAST RESULTS MISS CORWITH.WESLIY- Marleen Harr, daughter of Mrs. Maurine Harr, Wesley, is Corwith-W e«1 e y Community School's choice for queen at <he North Iowa Band Festival. A senior, the has played in the concert band, pep band, dance band, the All-Conference Band and the All-State Band Camp. She sings with the chorus, Viking Singers and Girls Glee Club and is a member of the girls track team and annual staff. She is secretary of her class. Her father Is de- censed. WESLEY By Mr*. Viola Sfud«r Mrs. Theresa Foertsch came home May 29, from St. Ann hospital, Algona, where she had been three weeks following a stroke. Sunday callers at her home were Frank Grants, Brltt; George Foeftsehs, Bradgate, Ed. Foertschs, Burt; Mrs. Bernard Helnen and Gary Sheffield and Ollle and Angeline Foertsch, Callers later Included rCharles Helnens, St. Benedict; Lawrence Wirths, Story City; Mrs. Sophia Hildman and Beatrice. Joe Skows entertained a large group of relatives and friends May 31 following the graduation of their daughter Helen from the Algona public school, Wesleyans who attended were Anna and Ethel Flom, Chas. Nygaards, Geo, Seabergs, Dwlght and Philip Seaberg and Bob Boleneus. Helen will attend Iowa State University at Ames this fall, Mr, and Mrs, Bill Goetz , TSSfU ' BeckeV ' Ed ' Johnson, Lyle Hlrner and Donovan Studer attended the 8th District American Legion and Auxiliary convention in Ft. Dodge Saturday May 28. Bill Goetz was elected District Commander. ilvln Becker was appointed Adjutant and Father Gerald Zelman, chag> lain. Mrs. Mildred Elebecker and family moved last week to Humboldt, Mrs. John Phil Rlchter and two children have rented her house and moved from an Al Loebig apartment, Bob Kirkpatrick and his mother Mrs. Lucille Kirkpatrick 'of Omaha, Nebr. visited the Paul Flahertys, Helen Axness and the Bill Koppens one day last week, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Forburger and Mrs, Mag Blelch attended graduation exercises at Garner, Wednesday evening, Janet Erdman, daughter of the Earl Erdmans was a member of the class, The reception was held at the Will Haudek home in Garner, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hem- mlngsen of Storm Lake and Mr, and ., Mrs. E. Grohe of Sac City were Memorial Day guests in the home of their brother, the Harold Hemmlngsens. A lot of problems solve themselves if let alone. \ BKfBPBM ! 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