The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 14, 1967 · Page 10
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 10

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 14, 1967
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don smith WHEN Frank Gallagher, «9. Flushing, N. Y. f member of the Navy Blue Angels, breath-taking precision flying team, was killed recently as his plane crashed into the desert near El Centro, Calif., he became only the fourth Blue Angel to die in the 21- year history of the team. If you've seen the outfit perform (we have twice at Mason City) you'd think chances for survival flying the way they do would be slim but apparently it's quite safe. KNOWING Allan Bode, son of the Floyd Bodes of rural Algona and a senior at the University of Iowa, we read with great interest his letter in the big daily recently. Entitled "The Long Hairs at Iowa U.", his ideas seem to be good ones — and his closing paragraph especially to the point: "Those on the outside looking in often see only a small part of the total picture, which in turn may be that part the majority has nothing to do with. Does one dunce in a classroom make the entire class stupid ?" FOUND out the other day how the publisher of a small town newspaper retired with a fortune. He attributed his ability to retire with $500,000 in the bank after 30 years in the newspaper field to close application of duty, always practicing rigorous rules of economy and the recent death of an uncle, who left him $499,500. NOTED where 25 percent more state employees than a year ago are receiving salaries of $12,000 a year or more. The total has reached 2,012 in that category on state payrolls, with educators topping the list - Dr. Robert C. Hardin, dean of the college of medicine at the University of Iowa, and Dr. Frank Spedding, director of atomic research at Ames, each getting $34,000 per year. They get $9,000 per year (excluding $5,000 for travel) more than Gov. Hughes, although there's talk of raising the pay of the chief executive. There's no shortage of pay in the state offices at Des Moines, either, with many in high brackets. (Now, let's see, what can those high paid officials come up with this year in the way of ideas to spend our money foolishly). - ?- ONE of our favorite gals (of long standing), Esther (Grace) Sigsbee, is fighting for her life at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Florida, following a brain hemorrhage which she suffered in her home there Jan. 30. Of course, all of us who know her hope for the best- she's a truly talented woman and her column "Woman's World'' far outdistances all those "advice to the nut' type things most dailies and some weeklies carry. In fact, her writings have appeared in many different publications, besides the weekly column in the good old UDM — which will be missed until her recovery is such that she can get at it again. Our group of five Smiths are sure rooting for you, Esther, besides all the many other friends around here. 'NOW be sure and write plain on those bottles," said the farmer to the druggist, "so Til know which is for the wife and which is for the horse. I don't want anything to happen to that horse." AREA Junior Colleges and Vocational Schools are the rage in Iowa now, thanks to the efforts of the Dept. of Public Instruction- but they seem to be operating in the red, according to latest figures. In fact, the over-all deficit is expected to be $2.5 $3 million by June. We're always eager to plunge ahead into something that seems to be wonderful but many times there's no way to pay the bills until the tax structure is changed to nip- more from the taxpayers. It seems to be the thing to do In government spending. Deficits reported included the following from this area: Mason City, $595,340; Sheldon, $94,399 ; and Ft. Dodge, $565,540. Why not burst the poverty balloon and put the money to use in education ? IT was reported the other day that the manufacturer of what we've always considered among the best toys available, the A. C. Gilbert Co., is broke. However, it seems names made famous by Gilbert since 1909, Erector and American Flyer, will probably stay with us, as the firm is attempting to sell its famous trademarks to another large toy maker at present. The end of the company certainly doesn't pay proper respect to the imaginative mind of the man, A. C. Tuesday, Feb. 14, 1967 Algona (la.) Upper DM Moinw-5 Gilbert, who developed toys that delighted many generations of American children. HUMAN nature - That which makes you swear at the driver when you are a pedestrian and at the pedestrian when you are a driver 1 Group Meeting, Cancer Workers Key volunteers from Kossuth county attended a one-day area meeting Feb. 3 in Algona, conducted by the American Cancer Society. The purpose of toe meeting was to make plans for the 1967 educational and fundraising crusade to be held in April. Representatives from Kossuth county who attended this meet- ing were Mrs. RayBudlong, Mrs. June Sparks, Mrs. Gerrit De- Waard, and Mrs. Ted Hoover, Jr., Titonka ; Mrs. Myrtle Lease and Mrs. Ruth Anfinson, Wesley; Mrs. Lyle Anderson, Mrs. Frieda Clark and Joyce Hayden, Algona ; Mrs. Lydia Bisenius, Whittemore. AD WIU* GET FAST RESULTS FOR INCOME TAX SERVICE CALL Charles Bloom 295-3112 PUBLIC AUCTION I Due to the death of my husband I will hold a complete closing-out sale on the farm located from Junction 18 & 169 north of Algona, 2 miles west and 1% miles north on west side of road or 2 miles north of Hobarton elevator on Good Hope blacktop on: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1967 Sale Time - 12:45 Donna's Lunch Wagon 22 HEAD OF LIVESTOCK 22 6 Shorthorn and Angus Crossbred Cows, 8 Shorthorn and Angus Crossbred Heifer Bred back to Registered Angus Bull Calves Above cows are blood-tested and pregnancy-tested. Heifer calves are calfhood vaccinated. 6 Columbian Ewes 1 Buck 1 Lamb MACHIKERY 1955 John Deere 60 Tractor with PTO, po . -r steering, good rubber 1949 John Deere A Tractor 1940 John Deere B Tractor 1966 John Deere 4 Row Rotary Hoe 1966 New Idea Roto Side Rake John Deere 4 Row Cultivator John Deere 12 A Combine with motor, scour kleen, straw spreader John Deere 3-14" Plow John Deere No. 5 Mower John Deere H Spreader John Deere 10' Windrower John Deere 4-Section Drag John Deere Seeder mounted on two-wheel Trailer John Deere Running Gear and Steel Flare Box BUILDINGS 1 Building 8' x 10' 1 Building 8' x 12' 1 Building 6' x 8' 2 Other Small Buildings 12'Walk-In Hog Feeder HOUSEHOLD GOODS Round Oak Stove Cabinet 2 Beds Ice-Ball Refrigerator Crock Jars and Fruit Jars FEED Some Alfalfa and Red Clover Hay Some Bedding Usual Auction Terms; Not Responsible for Accidents Co-op Running Gear and Steel Flare Box Kelly Ryan 4V Elevator, PTO Drive Horn Loader with Snow Bucket Twin Draulic Trailer-type Sprayer with hand boom Case 15' Disc M-H 16' Disc 12' Springtooth IHC 440 Planter Winter Stubble Turner Oliver Two-Row Corn Picker 2-14" Plow 2 Row Cultivator Old Spreader Two-Row Corn Planter Feed Wagon Stoneboat 2-wheel Trailer MISCELLANEOUS Gas Barrel and Stand 2 Feed Bunks 2 Sets Tractor Chains Chicken Feeders, Nests, Waterers Milk Cart Loading Chute 20/ Aluminum Extension Ladder Garden Hose Handyman Jack Drill Press Air-Compressor Air Grease Gun %" Drill Steel Drag Ways Other Items too numerous to mention No Property Removed Until Settled For WALTER L HEERDT ESTATE Audra B. Heerdt, Administrator Ronald Peck & Lyle Bensen, Auctioneers Iowa State Bank, Algona, Clerk

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