The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 25, 1966 · Page 16
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 25, 1966
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Try And Count The Heads! Nearly 11,000 men, women and children went through serving lines during the annual free beef barbecue at the Kossuth County Fair Thursday evening. The crowd was the largest (by more than a thousand persons) since the first free beef barbecue was featured in 1964. The two photos above will give those who were not there a good idea of the mass of humanity on the grounds. At the top, a photo snapped from the northeast turn of the race track shows a large portion of the persons lined up to be served. This was at 7 p. m., an hour after serving began —and more than 6,000 persons had already gone through the lines. Below is a closer shot showing portions of three of the lines, with volunteer workers from all over the county busy handing out beef sandwiches, potato chips, pickles, ice cream, milk, etc. to hungry visitors. The free barbecue proved once again to be the top attraction of the Fair — and it's been a long time since anyone has run into so many happy people. (UDM Polaroid Photos) MR. AND MRS. Craig Smith have as their guest this week Mrs. Smith's sister, Mrs. Edward Meyer of Chicago, Mrs. Meyer is arriving today (Monday) and will also visit her mother Mrs. J. M. Fleming of Whittemore. Jeremiah. Aug. 9. The baby was born PERSONALS MR. AND MRS, John Dreesman are being visited for three weeks by their daughter, Mrs. Jacob Chuang of Geneva, Switzerland. Mrs. Chuang, the former Marilyn Dreesman, arrived Tuesday evening. DR. AND MRS. D. J. Shey have named their new son Douglas THE GOLDEN VfARS OUT IN RETIREMENT LAND WHAT PEOPLE ARE THINKING It seems fitting on occasion to forego writing a column, an essay, or a report on retirement and simply have a talk with you who read what I write. This is such a talk. A lot of you are writing me letters, as a lot of you know. And your preoccupation, as always, is money. About 70 per cent of the letters ask what to do with savings, how to live on a retirement income, and what it costs to live in sunshine country. Your second major interest, if your letters are a gauge, is your children. They don't pay much attention to you. For what consolation it is to you, very few children pay very much attention to retired parents Apparently not because they don't love you, and not because you failed somewhere in rearing them. But because your children, usually in their 40's are barrel- ling down their super-highways to SUCCESS and don't pay much attention to anybody who can't help them. You can't help much. Unless maybe you've got an inheritance hidden away. Some of you were confused by the term " Tangerine Towns" in a recent column on where retired couples were living on small incomes. This was a short way of saying Arizona, Florida, Southern California, and South Texas, which is where the citrus fruit grows."SunshineCountry," "Grapefruit Land," and "Shuffleboard Heaven" all mean the same. A surprising number of you were shaken up when the column on Mutual Funds said your savings in banks and savings & loan would look pretty sad 11 serious inflation came. This didn't mean somebody was going to snatch your money! but that your savings were static and couldn't grow in face value, as other investments w«?uld during Inflation. Don't you remember how much more dollar would buy in 1936 than It will now? The columns on the peril* o joint ownership of anything by retired husband and wife seem > have led many of you to make some changes in your inanclal setup. But I'm still getting 'scolding letters from lome of you who say you talked o your banker about a freeze on your joint bank accounts in case one of you dies, and the >anker said I was nuts. Which could be. But the smartest thing, still, that any retired couple can do is to have the banker write hem a letter, on a bank letter- iead, saying the survivor can cash in a joint account, without delay, if the husband or wife dies. Many of you seem to think that if you have signed up for Medicare you've got it made. You haven't. You'll need a doctor to recommend you to a hospital. And doctors aren't going to be inclined to recommend strangers above their regular patients. You'd better become a regular patient of some doctor, even If it costs you a $5 a month for office calls, No matter what Washington says, or what welfare people profess, or what some of your outraged letters tell me, retired couples can live and are living in "Tangerine Country" on incomes of $200 to $250 a month. And doing it in good health and happiness. We wouldn't have to argue this point any further If you would go have a look. I've been. Most of you men between the ages of 65 and 64 who are reading this are reading it as a nice woman reads a sexy novel — in private. You don't want anybody to know you are getting' close to retirement, and you certainly don't want anybody to think you need any advice on how to retire. And, incidentally, I get a few letters from you saying the column is helpful. To other retired people, of course. You have no problem, naturally. For Hit OOlDfN UAH l*twf« beoW»i, ton* 1 Ifc In coin (no item*), to Dtp'. CIM, lot 1*72. Orqno 1 Control Station, N*w Vori, N.Y. 10017. MR. AND MRS. Cecil Will have been visited several days by Mrs. Alice Saforek and her daughter Dona of Iowa City. Mrs. Saforek is a technician in internal medicine at the university hospitals. MRS. JOE Tschetter is home from Park Ridge, HI., where she had been visitng her son and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Tschetter, for a few days. Also visiting there was Mrs.Tschet- ter* s niece, 'Margaret Howard of Huron, S. D. Enroute home, Mrs. Tschetter stopped in Baraboo, Wis., to visit Mrs. RobertDewel. MR. AND MRS. Mark Stanton arrived home last week Saturday from a vacation trip to Cross Lake, Minn., where they stayed at the resort of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Schneider, former Algerians. MR. AND MRS. W. B. MacDonald and Heather left Friday to spend the weekend at the Gilbert Knudson cottage on Okoboji. MR. AND MRS. Charles Hardgrove, Kitty and Virginia spent two days in Minneapolis last week. While there, they attended a Cinerama showing. MARY JEAN HOOD, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Hood, came from Minneapolis to spend the Aug. 13 weekend with her parents. She teaches in Minnea- plis. MR. AND MRS. Bernard J. Thilges entertained Mrs. Thilges* mother, Mrs. Charles Klngsley of Fort Dodge, and Mr. Thilges' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Felix Thilges and children of West Bend, at dinner recently. MR. AND MRS. ART Olson and Laura Anna spent last week Sunday at Clear Lake where they met Mrs. Olson's mother, Mrs. Elmer Christian of near Albert Lea, Minn. MRS. LEIGHTON Misbach drove to Minneapolis with her sister, Mrs. William Sproul who has been visiting here this summer. On Thursday, Mrs. Misbach and Mrs. Sproul left for Chicago where they boarded a plane for London. They will be in Europe until November. MRS. KIRK HAYES, Jeff and Billy went to Okoboji for a visit with Mrs. Hayes' brother, Bill Bourne, They stayed at the cottage of their parents, Dr. and Mrs. M. G. Bourne. The Bourne's other daughter, Mrs. David Haggart and children of Omaha were also there. MR. AND MRS. Robert Winter have a camper and spent their vacation with the family at Duluth, Minn, and Detroit, Mich. MR. AND MRS. Andrew Jasperson have been here from Glendale, Calif, and visited the former's brother, Elmer, and other relatives. MR. AND MRS. Nick Reding have been visited by their grandchildren, Sheila Reding, Tempe, Ariz., and William Rakers, Waterloo. They took Sheila to Sioux Falls Saturday where she took a plane for home. She is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Reding. Sister Mary Phyllis, Dubuque, was guest Friday of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Reding. She is a sister of Mr. Reding. MR. AND MRS. Patrick Duffy and son, Shawn, Orange, Calif., are visiting Mr. and Mrs. William Duffy and family. They also spent some time with friends at Clear Lake where Patrick taught school for two years prior to going to California. Wesley, Fenton Holstein Herds Perform High BRATTLEBORO, VT. -- The performance records of Registered Holstein cows in area herds have been listed in an official production testing report from Holstein-Frieslan Association of America. Included are levels of solids-not-fat (SNF) production for Individual animals. The Holstein Association's testing program includes provisions for determining the SNF nutrients, such as protein, lactose and minerals, found below the creamline of milk. This solids-not-fat output is credited to the lactation records of individual cows, in the same manner as total milk and butterfat production. Total nutrient testing was started in 1962 by the Holstein Association to provide breeders with another selection tool for improving the over-all performance of cattle in their dairy herds. It is also a useful measure of milk's food value for dairy products processors and homemakers. The animals and their actual production levels are: Hartog Inka Trixie 5148849, a five-year-old Registered Holstein, has credits of 16,630 Ibs. milk, 646 Ibs. butterfat, and 1,552 6-Alflona (la.) Upper D« Mointt Thursday, August 25, 1966 Ibs. solids-not-fat in 313 days; Belle Royal Pieterje 5148857, a four - year - old, has produced 17,3301bs. milk, 636 Ibs. butterfat and 1,525 Ibs. solids-not-fat in 305 days; Booneridge Gallant Rueburke 5383039, a four-year- old, had 17,720 Ibs. milk, 611 Ibs. butterfat, and 1,572 Ibs. solids-not-fat in 305 days; Jane Dean Skylark 4870867, a six- year-old, had 15,990 Ibs. milk, 596 Ibs. butterfat, and 1,397 Ibs. solids-not-fat in 305 days; Belle Dean Pieterje 4870866, a six- year-old, had 17,650 Ibs. milk, 581 Ibs. butterfat, and 1,447 Ibs. solids-not-fat, in 305 days. All are owned by Forrest Rasmussen & Sons, Wesley. Jensendale Creamelle Beets 4435346, a seven-year-old Registered Holstein, has credits of 20,090 Ibs. milk, 623 Ibs. butterfat, and 1,597 Ibs. solids-not- fat in 359 days; Vitae Ormsby Pansco Vanessa 5194886, athree- year-old, has produced 15,200 Ibs. milk, 564 Ibs. butterfat, and 1,307 Ibs. solids-not-fat in 355 days; Kaytee Leader Bess 5030488, a five-year-old, had 14,670 Ibs. milk, 539 Ibs. butterfat, and 1,211 Ibs. solids-not-fat in 308 days; Vitae Llnnwood Lady Lola 5018837, a four-year-old, had 14,500 Ibs. milk, 509 Ibs. butterfat, and 1,247 Ibs. solids- not-fat in 305 days. All are owned by John R. Ruger, Fenton. Production sampling and testing procedures were supervised by the University of Iowa, in cooperation with official Holstein breed improvement programs. TOMATOES In the prize garden of Ralph Akers and Leland Billick, West Liberty, one can see tomato vines which are 8 ft. tall and many of the plants are still growing. CHURCH At the 14th annual reunion Sunday at Nashua's Little Brown Church 300 couples who had been married there were present for the annual reunion; the couple from the farthest distance was Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Abkes, Marysville, Wash., 2,000 miles away. Be Safe When you trayel with young children, plan short driving days with «top« that fit the children's eating and sleeping schedules. NOW IN MINNEAPOLIS Nationally Famous HYATT lOO Where Old-World Innkeeping Hospitality is Revived Ksx'rylhinj! sou ever imugineil. I-.M.TSthing >on expect is provided for your complete enjoyment ;irul comfort ui tile NT'W l-Kiiti l.oiliie •- I.urge Decoiiiloi-Desiyneil Luxury Kooniv King-Si/.e Beds. lndividu;ill\ Room- Controlled Yciir-Aroiind "its you like it" I emperattire. Uircct-Diuling Tclephonov Newest 'I S' and Kadio, K.veel- lent Hood, C'otfee Shop. Ke.ttuurunt. Cockuiil Lounge, Northwest's Finest Automatic Howling i?2 lanes), Billiard Lounge. Near Shopping Centers. 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PHILLIPS Don't wait until the sumac turns red, Install fresh-air gas heat now. A gas heating system constantly circulates and filters the air to get rid of cooking odors and cigaret smoke and trap dust and pollen. It gives you clean, fresh-air warmth. If you're building or buying, converting or remodeling, remember this: gas is the only modern heating system that circulates and filters the air. It can make a big difference in your comfort. See your gas company now for the names of gas heating contractors who install gas heating equipment. Gas makes the big difference. (Costs less, too.). INSTALL GAS HEATING EQUIPMENT NOW - NO BILLING UNTIL SEPTEMBER NORTH CENTRAL PUBLIC SERVICE CO 10 EAST STATE STREET - ALGOHA

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