The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 30, 1966 · Page 12
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 12

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 30, 1966
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2-Algono, (la.) Upper Dc$ Moines thuriday, June 30, 1966 Mr. Busy Farmer OUR HriJC WA(J()N SKKVirE Will firing Your (M-'-OIL U7HK NKKDS RIGHT TO YOUR FARM! HIGHEST QUALITY - FOR LESS 9 Farm Grease • MULTI-LUBE LITHIUM GUN GREASE The ONE Grease For Ever^ Purpose WE HAVE, HYDRAULIC TRANSMISSION FLUIDS FOR ALL MAKES OF TRACTORS We pick up and deliver cars for greasing and oiling FROM THE ATTIC... ... TO THE VAULT (Your Hobby - And Your Neighbor*!) By Dick Palmer VIKING OIL CO. ROY STOFFEL, Owner PHONE 295-3749 "GOLD BOND STAMPS ON GAS PURCHASES AT STATION" My first view of the 1965 dated mint sets left rne much unimpressed, as indeed was the owner. I suspect there is a limit as to what can be done with the clad coins anyway and these sets, of course, are not proofs nor are they claimed as "proof- like". In this particular set, the half dollar did show a high degree of polish, but there were some digs. Perhaps the owners will get $4 worth of pleasure from them, but I think a set of selected uncirculated specimens would do as well leaving the $3.00 premium forotherpur- chases. Of course, finding the 19G!5 dated half may not be easy. I have received exactly one so far in change. - o - Coin World recently contained an ad for the 1965 double dot cent. You had your choice ofun- circulated for $17.50, brilliant uncirculated at $19.50, choice brilliant uncirculated for $30 and a select gem brilliant uncircul- ated for a mere $47.50. Without commenting on the desirability of the variety at these prices, this range of grades borders on the absurd. Could a cent really acheive such heights of technical perfection? Must we now consider a BU coin to be essentially an inferior specimen and now concern ourselves with the grading distinction between "choice" and "select"? Well, I think not. My bet is that many sales were made from the ad. It would be interesting to be around when a buyer of a NEW HIGHER RATE EARN OUR from the Greatest thing growing-Passbook-Handy Savings! A becomes Here's added savings Income without risk! Your family's cash reserves can enjoy high yield with no danger of market fluctuations, no restrictions, no certificates, no minimum balances and no long-term tie-up. Whatever you are saving for, you'll find this new high rate will maka your savings grow faster and give you more incentive to save. Open or add to your account by July 15th. Earn this new high rate for the remaining six months of 1966! Home Federal Savings & Loan Assn. All Accounts Fully Insured to $10,000 Save From The 15th — Earn From The 1st SINCE 1917 —ALGONA, IOWA INSURinV All Savings Accounts insured up to $10,000 by the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corp ')f Washington. D. C. •••"'• I'llli'L"! "select gem" becomes a seller and has the jo'o of convincing with a nearly $30 premium to protect. - o - While making the rounds after commencement, John Fraser gave me an interesting item of local history. It was a check for one cent from the receiver of the County Savings Bank payable at the Kossuth County State Bank. The check was dated Sept. 11, 1929, and the occasion was dividend number #3 for 10%. John said that he had a small account in the bank and it must have totaled 10 cents at the time the bank closed Its doors. I guess John was willing to contribute his dime to someone else since none of his were presented for payment. - o The trip to Daytona Beach was rather uneventful as far as hobbies were concerned. I underestimated driving time so there was little reserve for shop stopping. One night was spent in Jackson, Tenn., the home of Casey Jones. The hour was late to visit the Jones museum, but Jackson also had an interesting establishment called the Country Store. It is a collection of assorted antiques largely relating to merchandising, but not entirely, plus many modern food specialities. Your entrance is announced by a cow bell and there is an old fashioned post office window for mailing cards. I noted a variety of patent medicines and many old containers for products still current. Coke fans would be interested in the Coke overhead hanging lamp and the clock with a coke ad. This product is probably the most active in the collecting field. One rather unusual item was some Philadelphia snuff packaged in a bladder. The slip said that only a few were known to now exist. Certainly there is much to see here but allow yourself plenty of time a's there is no particular order so anything might tunr up anywhere. - o - I don't know that travel suggestions are very helpful, but for the record, the Maple Leaf Motel in Springfield, Mo. and theThun- derbird Motel in Jackson both offer an excellent combination of facilities for the money. And the tariff is most reasonable. Two characteristics of Mississippi are a law requiring a stop at all rail crossing and city, town, village, and crossroad speed zones very generously extended beyond the area of human habitation. A third characteristic, however, is the fact that the natives pay little or no attention to said law or said zones. In fact, they don't seem to be very concerned with yellow lines, either. Driving, therefor, can be reasonably rapid and, at times, adventureous. My next report will contain some info on the Daytona antique shops. I noted a small row of same on highway 92. - o - Stamps are now being boomed as investments like coins. Remember, the material that becomes valuable is the material that is not saved. Kossuth Cafes Honored For Retarded Aid Kossuth County has received a special service award from the Iowa Association for Retarded Children. The recognition comes as a result of participation in the Iowa Restaurant Associations' "Coffee Day", on Friday and Saturday, March 18-19. The following Kossuth places cooperated; Algona - Algona Bowling Lanes, Algona Hotel, Blue & White Cafe, Charlie's Supper Club, Doll House Cafe, Honsbruch Drugstore; Johnson House Cafe, Johnson's Maid-Rite, Larry's Recreation, Ludwig's Cafe, Chrome Cafe, Tall Paul's, and Van's Cafe. Burt - Cunningham's Cafe, Dan's Place and Vogel Grocery Store. Bancroft - Bancroft Pool Hall, Bowling Alley and Ray's Grill. Fenton - Fenton Cafe, Fenton Recreation and Ruta's Yarn and Sweet Shop. Lakota - Stroebel's Cafe. TUonka - Corner Drive Inn and John and Gen's Cafe. West Bend - The Villager. Whittemore - Hi-way Inn and Home Cafe. Restaurants of Iowa served coffee "on the house." Instead of paying for coffee, guests were invited to help Iowa's mentally retarded by placing a donation in a special container. Earl Revell, Executive Secretive for the Iowa Restaurant Association stated that the proceeds will be given to the Iowa Association for Retarded Children. This will take place during the Restaurant Association's annual convention In October. Private Frank A. Mueller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Mueller Sr. of Route 1, Lone Rock, Iowa, was graduated from Marine recruit training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot here. During his eight weeks of intensified recruit training under veteran noncommissioned officer Drill Instructors, he learned small arms marksmanship, bay- onet fighting, and methods of self-protection. He also received Instruction In military drill, history and traditions of the Marine Corps, and other academic sub- * He' will undergo four weeks ol Individual combat training and four weeks oi basic specialist training In his military occupational field before being assigned to a permanent unit. Notes Of Servicemen SAN DIEGO, CALIF. - Seaman Recruit Gerald Edwin Luedtke, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin H. Luedtke of Route 1, Lone Rock, Iowa, is undergoing seven weeks of basic training at the Naval Training Center here. He is receiving instructions in naval history and organization, customs and courtesies, ordnance and gunnery, seamanship, damage control, first aid, swimming and survival, shipboard drills and sentry duty. Upon completion of recruit training, he will be assigned to a school, shore station or ship, according to the results of his Navy classification tests, his own desires and the needs of the Navy. - o SAN DIEGO. CALIF. —Marine ideal for bales, silage, and grain . . . PLUS real capacityl All purpose ... all season usage is yours with the new Stari- Hoist model 240 or 280 farm wagon. 14 gauge double reinforced steel sides provide 240 cubic feet in the 6' x 12' model 240 and 280 cubic feet in the 7' x 12' model 280. Both models feature channel construction multi-braced flooring, four-way multi-purpose end gate, specially reinforced sides, needs no spreader chains, and stake pockets on outside of box. The custom fit running gear features guaranteed 6 ton capacity, taper wheel bearings, and short turning radius. Compare the value . . . Compare the Qualify . . . See for yourself why the new Stan-Hoist 240 and 280 Farm Wagons offer you real all purpose . . . all season usefulness I STOP IN TODAY JOE BRADLEY EQUIPMENT ALGONA Visitor Service Guadalajara, Mexico's second largest city, has a new visitor service. Guides on motorcycles tour the city, answering questions, supplying tourists with city maps and hotel and restaurant lists, as well as assiting motorists with minor automobile repairs. (FEDERAL LAND BANK FARM ILOANS! on your land provide safety-low payments long term-privilege of paying anytime without penalty—cash dividends-adaptability to changing needs—other advantages with an organization that has several times reduced interest when money costs make it possible CONTACT I FEDERAL LAND BANK OFFICE SouthofPenneys in Algona Preferably on Mondays and Wednesdays or at Forest City office - One block East of Court House Tuesdays, and Fridays. E. H. Hutching, Mgr. Mrs. Helen Haas Take a tip from area businessmen: ones m ?«,»; *"•'-"•' ' ;' i ' •' i 7 / / &//:/L.Il.l-ii i-.i in /..i i. &!!•// / / ,' ; ,i iimmm A\\ !!!!'iiil liil 111) Jill-III i! ! Ni h Diamond's Algona, Iowa Now you can give your whole house the same dependable gas air conditioning that cools modern schools, hospitals, office buildings, apartments, etc. Gas air conditioning has an unmatched record or performance in business and industrial installations. And these are the reasons. A gas cooling unit has no moving parts, which means it cools quietly and dependably, with no loss of efficiency over the years, with virtually no maintenance. And gas'cools economically. Aren't these the same things you're looking for in a central air conditioning system for your home? Find out how simple it can be to cool your whoie house with gas air conditioning. See your gas company for the names of dealers who sell gas air conditioning equipment. Ga= makes the big difference. (Costs less, too.) NORTH CENTRAL PUBLIC SERVICE CO. COMPLETE IP AND NATURAL OAS «RVICI 295-2484 10 IAIT ITATI ALOONA

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