The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 4, 1966 · Page 24
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 24

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We specialize in large sizes only. Sleeves to 38", bodies 4" longer. McGregor Jackets, Arrow Shirts; Sweaters, Slacks, etc. proportioned for tall and bie men. PLUS 80 SHOE STYLES 10-16 AAA-EEE. Sold by mail only. Send ftr ntw FREE Full-Celer Catalog. KINS- SIZE, Inc., 8266 King-Sin Bldg., Brockton, Mast. GRASSROOTS GLEANINGS 1967 Models See the beautiful, new 1967 Speed Queen models at your Speed Queen dealer. Ask to see Model A78F Automatic Washer with stainless steel tub - and Model 166F Electric Dryer with rust-proof, chip- proof stainless steel drum. (For Gas.ask to see Model 186F.) SPEED QUEEN. A Division of McGr»w-Edison Co., Ripon, Wisconsin 54971 The News of Knox, Ind., quotes a businessman who came up the hard way as saying, "About all you can do on a shoestring these days is trip." "Most of the wide open spaces left in this country are surrounded by teeth/' says The Ripon (Wis.) Commonwealth-Press. "Just about the time I make up my mind to fight temptation," says the Burlington (Wis.) Standard-Press, "I get the nagging thought that it might not come again." The Le Sueur (Minn.) News Herald reports, "Statistics show that more people die in bath tubs than in swimming pools, proving to small boys that water with soap in it is extremely dangerous." "Nature has a way of evening up things," says The Sibley (Iowa) Tribune. "You are probably just as repugnant to your relatives as they are to you." "Life goes on," says The Lanesboro (Minn.) Leader, "and there comes a time when you don't have to pay girls to spend their evenings with your son." A sign of the times, according to the Steuben Republican of Angola, Ind., is using instant coffee to dawdle away an hour. Two "filler" items on the same page of the^ Tipton Daily Tribune of Tipton, Ind., were: One. "The alcoholic beverage industry today employs one out of every 42 working American adults." Two. "The Pacific horned lizard squirts blood out of its eyes when it is frightened." "Your mind is like a parachute," 'claims the Wayne County Press, of Fairfield, DL, "If you expect it to work, it first has to open." "People who have the ability to laugh at themselves are constantly amused," says The News of Tell City, Ind. The Lima (Ohio) News claims that the world population is divided into three groups: the small group that makes things happen; the large group that watches things happen; and the multitude that never knows what happens. The working class was never more aroused than by the fellow who invented the alarm clock, comments the O'Brien County Bell of Primghar, Iowa. "Three-quarters of love is nothing but unsatisfied curiosity," says a George Bernard Shaw quotation in the Arenac County Independent of Standish, Mich. The Algona (Iowa) Upper Des-Moines tells about the young coed who, when asked by the bursar's office to pay a $20 incidental fee, asked, "How many incidents does this entitle me to?" Home of the Purple Cow? Farmer Fred Peyer of Delavan, Wisconsin has large flowers blooming all year around on his farm silo. He might have started a new trend in rural art when he painted his silo entirely black then daubed in large flowers in bright gold, yellow, red and purple. It is known locally as the 'Calico silo'. One wag has said "Silage inside, corn outside,".

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