The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 15, 1966 · Page 9
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 15, 1966
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10-Algeria, (la.) Upper DM Molnei Thursday, De«. 15, 1966 Outline Feed Grain og "The details of the 1967 Feed *" Grain Program were announced Oct. 17, the earliest date ever, and In plenty of time for farmers to plan for fall plowing and 1967 crop rotations," R. I. Anderson, chairman of the Kossuth Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation (ASC) County Committee said today. TWENTY PERCENT DIVERSION - Diversion on farms will be twenty percent of the feed grain base and program payments will be based on the formula used In 1966: Thirty cents a bushel price support payment times the farm's projected yield times one- half the feed grain base. As in 1965 there will be no payment for twenty percent diversion except on small farms. PAYMENT INCREASE FOR SMALL FARMS-Diversionpay- ments will be made on farms with bases of twenty-five acres or less or on farms diverting twenty-five acres and growing no feed grains. Payments on these farms will be higher than they were in 1966. Diversion payments will be calculated at twenty percent of the support rate (CCC loan rale plus thirty cents price support payment) times the projected yield for the first twenty percent of the diverted acres and fifty percent of the support rate times the projected yield for the remaining diverted acres. SOYBEAN SUBSTITUTION CONTINUES - The provision allowing substitution of soybeans for corn or sorghum permitted acres is retained and price support payment will be made regardless of which crop is planted. COUNTY PROJECTED YIELD announcement expected soon Projected yields for the 1967 program will be calculated on the basis of the preceding years, 1961 through 1965. In the 1966 program yields were calculated on the years 1960 through 1964. "The only change expected may be a few minor yield Increases In some counties and an increase in the 1967 corn loan rate for participating farms based on a five cent increase in the national average," Mr. Anderson said. PREMEASUREMENT UNDER WAY NOW - Township com- inltteemen now are measuring acreage on farms for the 1967 program. All program acreage; corn, grain sorghum, conserving use acreage (either diverted or hay bases) and acreage on nonparticipating farms can be measured this fall. Farmers pay the cost of this service. Last spring before planting, township com- mJtteemen measured and staked program acreage on 1,795 Kossuth farms. Farmers desiring this service now should contact their ASC township committeemen or the ASCS county office. PARTICIPATION - In 1966, 112,922 Iowa farmers or 62% of all the farmers, participated in the Feed Grain Program and idled 3.4 million acres for diversion and price support payments totaling 194 million dollars. Here in Kossuth county 2,180 farmers or 68 percent of all farmers diverted 18,429 acres and earned price support and diversion payments totaling $3,922,700. "We expect more farmers to participate in 1967," Chairman Anderson said. "However, because of smaller diversion, government payments will be less and a larger portion of the farmer's income will be coming from the crops he grows. We can also expect the reduced diversion to reflect itself in larger sales of seed, fuel, fertilizer, machinery and other production items the farmer uses," Mr, Anderson concluded. National average price-support loan levels for 1967 crops will be 90 cents per bushel for barley, 63 cents per bushel for oats and $1.02 per bushel for rye- Compared with national average loan levels for 1966, barley is Increased 10 cents per bushel and oats 3 cents. Rye support is unchanged. The support levels are based on grade No. 2 or better for barley, No. 3 for oats, and No. 2 or better or No. 3 on test weight only for rye. All production of the three grains will be eligible for price-support loans. - o REHEARSAL DINNER Mrs. Laura Hough is ente.r- taining at a rehearsal dinner Dec. 17, honoring Joyce Anderson and Bob Holcomb, daughter and son of Mr. and Mrs. W, M. Anderson and Mrs. Hough, respectively, whose marriage will take place Dec. 18. Twenty guests will be present at the dinner. LuVerne Library Fund Drive Algona Stores Open Nights DECEMBER 1966 Mrs. Genrlth honored LU VERNE-A b«by shower wti held Sunday afternoon In the town hall for Mrs. Stanley Genrlch. Hostesses were Mrs. Lawrence Miller. Mrs, Dwlght Savage, Mm, Bill Wlckett, Mrs. John Socket and Mrs. David Morris. Eighteen guests were present with Mrs. Genrlch receiving several gin*. Saturday evening callers In the "tome of Charles HIM were Mr. Hid Mrs. Albert Kiel** of Britt. For dinner on Moody, vlsitori at the Hint home were Mr. add Mrs. Louis Warner of Fairmont, Saturday evening callers In the home of Mrl.T L. Wfflttmj were her granddaughter. Mt.tnd Mrs. Albert Hlppen and tiraQy of Otto. __ _ . THE ALOONA UPPER DBS MO1NES - Kossuth County's Pioneer Newspaper, now In Its 101st year. SUN MON TUtt WED THUft ••AT EXPERT PUMP INSTALLATION and REPAIR HOYT HARDWARE, BODE 179-1174 •01 THORNTON 179-1219 For the next two or three weeks teams a-om iu L.U Verne organizations will be calling on the people In the Lu Verne area. They will be asking for a donation to help build the new library. Each team will have a picture of the library and will answer any and all questions that you may wish to ask. The library will be 40 ft. by 60ft. and will be built on lots north of the City Hall. Total cost of the Library is $40,000, of which $8,800 must be raise locally. In order to raise this money the cooperation of everyone Is needed. They will receive all donations large or small and issue a receipt. Money will be refunded if for any reason they don't build this library. All donors to the LuVerne Community Library Building Fund are to be recognized in the following manner: Gifts of $1,000 or more the donor's name will be placed on a bronze plaque In a prominent place In the Library. $500 or more the donor's name will be placed on a brass plaque in a prominent place in the Library. $100 or more the donor's name will be placed on a Community plaque in a prominent place in the Library. All contributions will be listed individually In a Dedication book to be distributed at the Dedication ceremonies. A dedication book with all contributors will become a permanent record In the Library. Watch the window in the Clinic Building for the progress on Fund Raising. Wesley Youth Enlists In Army Program Brandt, the junior choir is directed by Mrs. Arlow Blome and accompanist Is Mrs. Irvin Brandt. Everyone is cordially invited to the concert Sunday morning. Garrigan Hi Xmas Concert On Sunday Boys' Tourney Action Set In Area Feb. 20 Sparkle and excitement of the coming holiday season will be expressed In song at the annual Garrigan Christmas Concert, Sunday, Dec. 18, at 8 p.m. in the Garrigan gymnasium. Featured at this year's concert will be a candlelight entrance procession, a Nativity scene set to the accompaniment of "The Carol of the Drums," a solo of "0 Holy Night" by Ruth McEnroe, the traditional carols by the Garrigan band brass ensemble. The Varsity, Boys and Girls Choruses will sing a variety of Christmas selections Including "Joy to the World," "Gloria," "0 Bambino," "Silver Bells" and "Snow, Beautiful Snow." The Freshman Chorus will Incorporate appropriate stage settings into ti:eir renditions, Sister Mary Dominica, PBVM, and Mr. Norbert Rezac of the Garrigan choral and instrumental music departments respectively will direct the program. Xmas Concert LEDYARD - The annual Christmas concert by the senior and junior choirs will be presented during the regular worship hour at 10:30 at the Bethany Evangelical and Reformed church Sunday morning, Dec. 18. The senior choir is under the direction of Rev. Victor Vrlesen and the accompanist is Mrs. Orville Boys' Sectional and District Basketball Tournament sites and dates were announced this week by the Iowa High School Athletic Assn. Of Interest to local fans is the tourney slated at Garrigan Fieldhouse, beginning Feb. 27. Algona High and Forest City will tangle that night and Garrigan will meet Humboldt the following evening, with winners of those games to play in the finals Mar. 2. Winner of the class AA District meet will advance to Sub-State competition at Spencer Mar. 4. For the tournament series beginning in Febraury, the largest 128 high schools in the state have been designated AA, while the remainder are in class A - and there will be a state champion crowned in each division. Other schools in the area will be in class A. LuVerne will meet Britt at Britt Feb. 20, Boone Valley is slated to play Corwith-Wesley at Britt the same evening; while West Bend is slated to tangle with Emmetsburg Catholic at West Bend Feb. 20; and Twin Rivers meets Po- cahoptas Catholic that night at Pocajhontas. NICHOLAS ALEXANDER Nicholas Alexander, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Alexander of rural Wesley, enlisted in the United States Army on Dec. 9 according to Fort Dodge Army Recruiter SFC "Bob" Gehring. Nicholas took advantage of the Army's enlistment option which guarantees him the school of his choice and enlisted for the war- rent officer flight program. Through this enlistment option Nicholas is guaranteed training in the aviation flight program and upon successful completion will be commissioned a warrant officer in the aviation field. Personnel selected for this program are nominated for attendance based on high standards. The nomination is based on an interview before a board of officers. Upon being selected they are then guaranteed attendance at the school. Twli Rlvtrs nvslc dtpartatit ft, apptir 01 Fort Dod|t TV BODE-The Twin Riven High School mwlc department wfll present a program of Christmas muiic at the Twin Riven High School In Bode Wednesday, December 14, at 8 p,m, The band and vocal groups are under the direction of Michael Palm. The Boys' and Girls' Glee Clubs and the Mixed Chorus from Twin River* music department will be heard over Fort Dodge KVFD TV, December 10. Sunday, December 11, the Senior Luther League members of St. Olaf Lutheran Church will meet at the church and drive to Fort Dodge for "The Messiah" concert. < < < 4 r ver see the label on Santa's suit? He's a jolly fellow, but he demands quality in all his clothing. That's why he does all his shopping at the Hub Clothiers in Algona. Furthermore, his entire wardrobe is made up of quality brand names, such SURE TO PLEASE GIFT Certificate as... MCGREGOR Sweaters and sport shirts VAN HEUSEN Vanopress dress shirts MASTERBILT Dress slacks JOCKEY Sport shirts & underwear ROLFE Billfolds CAMPUS Sport shirts WEMBLEY Famous neckwear INTERWOVEN Men's sox CONROY Dress gloves JADE EAST Colognes, after shave FOR GIFTS THAT WILL PLEASE THE MAN OF YOUR FAMILY, SHOP AT ... LEUT LIAMS AU5QNA.IOWA * 4 . i < i

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