The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 20, 1966 · Page 15
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 15

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, September 20, 1966
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don smrtH AT our house, we've watched the Miss America contest practically every year since it first hit TV - so we were happy to get the opportunity Sept. 10 to see it for the first time in color. Mr. and Mrs. Ron Zittritsch invited us to their place for the show - and it came in beautifully. Now, Ron and I certainly aren't against watching pretty girls in color - but there was another show on at the same time • which we really wanted to see the meeting of the Green Bay Packers and Baltimore Colts in the game that kicked off the NFL season. The first half hour was no problem, because the game started 30 minutes ahead of Miss America. From 9 p.m. on, however, there was much scurrying around by Ron and Bonnie, who skipped to the set to switch from one channel to another so we could catch some of the football game without missing too much of the beauty pageant. We didn't see many of the points go on - the Scoreboard at Milwaukee, but did see some rugged play. The talent portion of the Miss America show gave us our best opportunity to see football - be- because the switch was made at least seven of the 10 times a girl began her talent presentation when we discovered it was a reading, a bit of opera or acting. Our plan for watching both shows worked fairly good- and was better than an early suggestion we got from our wives that we (Ron and I) could go to our house and see the football game, which was black and white. WHAT do you get when you cross a woodpecker and a kangaroo? Apeckpocket! ONE of our favorite old entertainers died recently -double- talking Al Kelly, 67, whose rubber-lipped sounds came very close to being words - unless you listened very closely. We can remember Al from way back when he used to appear in some of the musicals turned out by the movie industry, but most younger per sons would have gotten their only chance to see him on TV - especially Tonight Show appearances. He died of a heart attack after 50 years as a performer. EVERY couple years it's part of our job to take pictures of all the kindergarten classes ( and at present there are 10) at four Algona grade schools. Made our rounds Sept. 8 for the photos, which in turn appeared in a full page ad sponsored by the gas company in the UDM Sept, 15, and as usual got a real bang out of the job. There were a total of 239 children, with classes numbering from 21 to 29 students. Largest class is the morning group at Lucia Wallace, where we got in on a birthday party for Brian Myers, who was six that day. Enjoyed a treat with the class and the teacher, Mrs. Dorothy Laird, very much. Am always awed at the way the children behave when we visit. Our sincere thanks go to the teachers, Mrs. Laird, Kay Shever and Mrs. Carole Kniep at Bryant, Mrs. Judith Johnson, Third Ward, and Mrs. Jan Anderson, who was subbing at Bertha Godfrey,whose cooperation on the project was wonderful. BUMPER sticker - I'm fighting poverty, too - I'm working." THE recent primary election in Iowa resulted in one candidate being successful on both tickets- Democratic and Republican. He was Robert James, Burlington, who was the unopposed Republican incumbent candidate for treasurer's post in Des Moines county. He was certain to get his party's support, but when the ballots were counted, lo and behold, it was also found that he was top man among Democrats, too. The Democrats didn't have a candidate, so the only way a person could get any votes there was by write-in. Robert did. He got five write-ins, which was high total. Not only that, but if he wanted, his name could appear on both sides of the ballot Nov. 8 when the general elec- ton rolls around. WHILE out for a ride with the family several weeks ago, we drove past a sign reading "Bull For Rent". That was okay, except when a 10-year old lad asks why someone would want to rent a bull, if s what you might call a sticky wicket. The only way out was to tell him. THERE was a 52 year old laborer in England recently who set up his own answer to the poverty plan. This fellow is employed in a fertilizer plant, and his earnings amount to $40 per week when he gets in some overtime. He placed a 55-cent bet in a soccer pool in London after making his first bet two weeks earlier. His first bet brought him $1.40, so he thought he'd try again - and really hit the jackpot. He wound up the only winner in the pool that week- and garnered $947,339, guessing eight of the nine tie games played that Saturday. Percy Harrison, the lucky one, will not have to pay tax on the winnings, either, as the government gets 24 percent of all the money bet in pools before the winnings are calculated. So, Percy won the equivalent of 23,683 weeks' wages - or 455 years of labor at that $40 per week rate. Wonder how you get the address of that pool. WHAT they won't come up with next! During recent women's track and field meets around the world, they've demanded that each participant appear for a physical - to prove she is a full- fledge member of her sex. Recently, two of the great stars in the sports, lolanda Balas, Romania, European women's high jump champion, and Maria Vittoria Trio, Italian long jumper, refused to undergo the test prior to a meet at Budapest, Hungary. Neither of the gals seemed to care for the new regulation which requires the physical. The way things have been going in the past two or three years, it won't be long before girls' basketball games will feature the shirts versus skins. WHAT is it that's yellow and puffs smoke. A steam-driven grapefruit. TITONKA By Mrs. Mary Schroeder Algono, (la.) Upper D«« Molnw Twtday, S«pt. 20, 1966 ^ meeting last week were Esther circle Tues. evening, Dorcas circle Wed. afternoon and Ruth circle will visit the County Home on Thursday p.m. Sharon Eden was at the parental Allen Eden home for two week vacation. She is taking nurses training at Methodist hospital in Rochester, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Harm Huisinga observed their Silver wedding anniversary with open house at their home Sunday afternoon and evening. Think twice before you speak - if you intend to say what you think. AOK Meeting A meeting of the Algona A.O.K. 4-H Club was held Sept. 10 with 17 members and four guests in attendance. Talks and demonstrations were given by Merri Laing, Mary Montag, Misty Lloyd, Mary Berger and Susan McGuire. Barb Schlievert reported on making aprons for the special school for retarded children. The club also went on a field trip to Shilts Shoe store. There they were shown the construction of shoes and the different kinds of leathers. "Koiiath County's Favorite Newspaper" Jeanne Gingrich is attending State College of Iowa at Cedar Falls this year. She was a 1966 graduate of Titonka High School. Kathy Willis of Denver, Colo, had visited for two weeks with her mother, Mrs. F. Willis of Titonka. Mrs. Martha Boyken was honored on her birthday by a dinner held at the home of her son, the Edward Boykens. Guests were the Wm. Boykens, Arthur Boykens and Neal Boykens. Several neighbor ladies also gathered at Mrs. Boyken'shome, brought lunch and had a social evening for her. Mr. and Mrs. Fred De Vries have been 6n a months vacation going to Hamburg, Germany by jet to visit their daughter who is a missionary there. James Rode is spending a few weeks at the parental Arthur Rode home, between the close of summer sessions and fall opening of classes at Mankato State College, where he is a student. Ramsey Reformed Circles CCC STORAGE STRUCTURES OFFERED FOR SALE SEPTEMBER 21, 1966 The Kossuth ASC County Committee, acting as agents for Commodity Credit Corporation, a corporation agency of the United States Department of Agriculture, is soliciting sealed bids on the following described property. g Phone 295-3731 | •?:W: : s ; : : : : : : : : : ; : : ftS:*SS::W^^^ ALGONA BIN SITE: 1 Beatrice 4Butler 6 Columbian 18 Butler 1 Butler 3,250 bu. cap. 3,276 bu. cap. 3,240 bu. cap. 2,740 bu. cap. 2,740 bu. cap. (dismantled from Site 477) Cement Block, Lumber, Aeration Tubes TITONKA BIN SITE: 4 Great Lakes 41,032 bu. cap. 4 Great Lakes 38,200 bu. cap. 1 Columbian 3,240 bu. cap. Cement Block, Lumber, Aeration Tubes WESLEY BIN SITE: 2 Great Lakes 41,032 bu. cap. 4 Butler 3,276 bu. cap. 6 Columbian 3,240 bu. cap. 3 Kilby 3,287 bu. cap. Cement Block, Lumber, Aeration Tubes BURT BIN SITE: 9 Butler 5 Columbian 4 Butler 1 Beatrice 4 Martin 1 Butler 2,740 bu. cap. 3,240 bu. cap. 3*/276"bu. cpp. 3,250 bu. cap. 3,350 bu. cap. 3,350 bu. cap. — -.- , Cement Block, Lumber, Aeration Tubes LUVERNE BIN SITE: 2 Great Lakes 2 Columbian 11 Butler 7 Martin 1 Butler 41,032 bu. cap. 3,240 bu. cap. 3,276 bu. cap. 3,350 bu. cap. 2,175 bu. cap. Cement Block, Lumber, Aeration Tubes HANNA BIN SITE: 2' Great Lakes 38,200 bu. cap. 2 Great Lakes 41,032 bu. cap. Cement Block, Lumber, Aeration Tubes HOBARTON BIN SITE: 10 Edwards 4 Butler 6 Butler 3,250 bu. cap. 2,740 bu. cap. 2,175 bu. cap. SEXTON BIN SITE: 19 Butler 10 Martin 4 Beatrice 1 Butler 3,250 bu. cap. 3,350 bu. cap. 3,250 bu. cap. 3,276 bu. cap. Cement Block, Lumber, Aeration Tubes Cement Block, Lumber, Aeration Tubes INSPECTION: The storage structures and property may be inspected Wednesday, September 21, 1966, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. BIDS: Offers must be submitted in sealed envelopes and such envelopes must bear in the lower left hand corner the notation: "DO NOT OPEN UNTIL PRESCRIBED TIME FOR INVITATION NO. 66-11." Offers delivered by hand must be received at the address specified in the announcement not later than 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 21, 1966. Offers may be submitted on an Offer Form obtained from the ASCS County Office. Offers submitted by mail must be received not later than 3sOO p.m. Wednesday, September 21, 1966. Telephone or telegraphic offers will not be considered. All grain storage structures purchased under this Invitation must be dismantled and removed within 30 days after notice of award by the Contracting Officer, CCC, unless the successful bidder makes arrangements acceptable both to the landlord and CCC. Copies of the terms and conditions of the sale may be obtained from the Kossuth County ASCS Office. The provisions of the terms and conditions of the sale shall become a part of the offer and upon acceptance shall constitute a binding contract between the offerer and CCC. Additional information concerning this sale may be obtained by contacting the Kossuth County ASCS Office, 1306 North Main Street, Algona, Iowa, 50511. Curtis P. Haahr Office Manager

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