The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 11, 1966 · Page 4
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 4

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 11, 1966
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FIRE PREVENTION WEEK. OCT. 9-15 Fire Prevention Week; Iowa In Loss Drop DES MOINES - A drop of 17 per cent in fire losses in Iowa daring toe first eight months of this year, compared with the same period last year, was hailed today by the Iowa Loss Prevention Institute. "This drop shows that preventive efforts can pay off and that fire losses can be reduced," the Institute said in a special statement issued in connection with National Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 9-15. For the January-August period, statistics from the State Fire Marshal's office showed a total fire'loss of $8,411,501, compared with $10,159,124 for the same period last year. In the first eight months of this year there were 568 rural fires which caused damage of $E,65E,429, compared with 489 rural fires and damage of $2,812,725 for the January- August period of 1965. Urban fires through August of this year totaled 1,508 and caused damage of $5,759,072, compared with 1,342 fires and damage of $7,346,399 in the same period last year. For all of 1965, there were 829 rural fires and 2,564 fires from MATCHES Keep matches out of reach of children. Break matches before throwing away. Don't "light up" near explosive materials. AND ... insure against the unexpected! See your agent today. GUARD ABWHST BARR INSURANCE 9 No. Dodge Algona ALGONA ENDS TONIGHT That OTHER Crusoe never Had it BO good! LT. ROBIN CRUSOE,U.SLK TECHNICOLOR* | CHUM (Mr. WlffMSNKYS gives no WARNING! Read the Labels ... And Live! Flammable liquids, especially in bottles, can be hazardous. Gasoline, benzine and naptha can easily ignite. Follow label instructions! SUNDET INSURANCE ALGONA FIRE PREVENTION WEEK. OCT. 9-15 in urban areas. Damage from fires last year amounted to $4,144,530 in rural areas and $12,058,635 in cities and towns, about $1.5 million below 1964. So far this year there have been 53 fire deaths recorded, one less than for the same period last year. The Institute urged lowans to redouble their efforts during Fire Prevention Week to locate fire hazards and remove them so the reduction in fire losses can be sustained through the remainder of the year. P.O. To Aid With Zip - Coding For Patrons Beginning today, the letter carriers throughout the Algona area will deliver two cards to every residence, Postmaster Farrell reported. Each card will have spaces for addresses the householder wishes ZIPPED. After placing their uncoded addresses on the cards, preferably printed legibly, they may be dropped into any letter box or returned to their letter carrier. The Algona Post Office will add the appropriated ZIP Codes and return the cards to the mailer. "No postage is needed," Mr. Farrell said. The project is part of Postmaster General Lawrence F. O'Brien's program to make ZIP Codes more accessible to the mailing public. In addition to the cards for addresses, a special notice advising each resident of his local ZIP Code number will be delivered. In completing the cards, only the street address and city and state are required. Individual names should not be listed. Postmaster Farrell emphasized the importance of including a return address on the front of the cards so they may be returned after addresses have been coded. Set Open House Open house for parents and other friends of the Algona Junior - Senior high school will be held Wednesday evening, Oct. 12» at 7:30. The program for the evening will open with a short review of the proposed building expansion program for the Algona Community School District. Following the program, parents will be invited to visit the classes which their children attend daily and to meet the teachers. At the close of the evening, there will be a period of refreshments and informal visitation at the high school annex. Club To Meet Union Township Mothers and Daughters club will meet Oct. 13 at the home of Angle Dearchs. Co-hostesses are Delores Dodds and Ethel Gardner. There will be a hostess number. Roll call, "A hobby I would like to have." Each member is asked to bring something for a hobby display. The program is on hobbies and is in charge of Neva Shipler and Gwen Haas. High In Test Barbara Wicks, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Orville Wicks, and a student at Stevens College, Columbus, Mo., was among three percent of the freshman class who passed an English test recently, which will exempt her from taking English, gives her, full credit for the year Toastniasftrs The Toastmasters club meets Monday for 6:15 dinner at the Johnson House. Assignments for the meeting are Presiding TM William Steele. Prepared speakers are Black, Vander Waal, Algona, (la.) Upper DM Moines TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1966 Faulstick and Finn. General eva- luater is James assisted by Leaneaugh, Lockwood, Waller and M. Smith. Topicmaster is Bode, grammarian Is Bartholomew and timekeeper is Norton. TRAIL PTJLLS ud J0HC0 M ywr • MHBMC. jtlni. Ifepw DM Mates WED. Thru TUES. Oct. 12 - 13 • 14 - 15 - 16 - 17 • II ALGONA ff/ < ff f /' ff /i EDWARD ALBEE'S I IMPORTANT EXCEPTION: I I NO ONE UNDER 18 WILL I I BE ADMITTED UNLESS I I ACCOMPANIED BY HIS PARENT.! AM Stirring Scremplwby Directedby GEORGE SEGAL- SANDY DENNIS • ERNEST LEHMAN • MIKE NICHOLS | ONLY ONE SHOW DAILY WEEK DAYS - 8:00 P.M. SUNDAYS PROGRAMS BEGINS 2:00 • 4:44 - 7:20 P.M. ADMISSION: ADULTS $1.50 CHILDREN 50c ALWAYS BE ON THE LOOKOUT A9AINST Don't kid yourself. Fire at home can happen to the best of us. Fire fighting and control aren't solely the fire department's concern. It's yours, too. Help your fire department by checking your home against fire hazards. For further safety measures, see us for the adequate fire insurance you need. ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY FOR ALL YOUR INSURANCE NEEDS SEE US I — TIL. 2950174 2 M I. STATE FIRE PREVENTION WEEK OCT. 9-15

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