The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 16, 1962 · Page 13
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 13

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 16, 1962
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St. OCTOBER IS IOWA PORK MONTH Here are some basic facts about the pork-raising industry and what it means to Kossuth County. There are 2,310 farms in Kossuth County raising pork. These farms produce 313,000 hogs a year, on an average. The total income from pork raised and sold by Kossuth county farmers averages about 10 million dollars, yearly. Thus, the raising of pork is easily one of Kossuth county's largest and most important industries. The raising of pork accounts for about one-third of total farm income in this area. It is five times bigger than the income from poultry, poultry products, or cream and milk. When all costs are considered, hogs will remain the most profitable livestock alternative for most farms next year, reports J. William Uhrig, farm economist at Iowa State University. He says that although feed returns for hogs will drop a little next year - because of increased slaughter - efficient hog operations s hould continue to give a reasonably qood return to labor, management and capital. Last yftar and in 1960, hog returns per $100 of feed fed were $164. They are expected to remain about the same this year. This is $18 above the 1947-61 average. PRESENTED IN THE INTERESTS OF THE PORK-RAISING INDUSTRY YOUR BEST MARKET ALGONA PHONE CY 4-2411 ALGONA UPPER DES MOiNES ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, OCtOBER 16, 1962 Historical Society Hears Early Origin, Town Titonka The Historical Society held its annual fall meeting at Titonka, Monday evening, Oct. 8. About 80 members enjoyed a bountl/ul pot luck dinner, followed by a program with Mary Budlong and Louis Bartlett telling of pioneer conditions in Buffalo and Portland townships. While there were several stores and post- offices in the area from early times, Titonka itself was not laid out until 1899 when the railroad came through. The town was named "Titonka" which is Indian for Big Black ro- fcring to the Buffalo. This name was chosen to commemorate the killing of possibly the last wild Buffalo in Iowa by A. I,. Seeley in 1H55. The Society now has an active membership of .14.1 with a bank balance of $474.Of,. There is a real need for a volunteer with a room to spare who will receive and care for the many items of historical interest that are being offered to the Society. Education Unit Of County Will Meet Oct. 17 The Kossuth County Council Education Association will hold its October meeting next Wednesday night the 17th at Algona. It will be a smorgasbord supper at 6:30 p.m. in the high school annex. Mr Richard A. Wiederanders will speak on "Educational Revolution in the Space Age." Mr Wiederanders is President of Audio-Visual Education, Association of Iowa; Audio-Visual director at Wartburg College, and Assistant Professor of Math and En» gineering at Wartburg College. In S.U.I. Chorus Vernell Ludwig of Algona, student at Iowa State University, will participate in four public appearances of the 385-voiee Iowa State Singers during the current choral season, the University announces. You Can Address Questions To Him At BOX 66 KALISPELL, MONTANA Dear Dan: I'm a girl of 15 although I look more like 18 and I've never had a date. It's not because my parents won't let me because I know they would. Last week I had four chances to go with different guys but I didn't accept because I had just met them before they asked me. Do you think I should accept a date the next time? I never do get a second chance. — Dateless. Dear Dateless: At 15 a girl should be just starting her dating and not be frantic about it. She should also forget about looking "more like 18" no matter how many of her friends have told her. Only date boys you know, preferably from school, and in your own age group. If a boy with these qualifications asks for a date and you want to go out with him, ask your parents if you can. * • • Dear Dan: What is a nice thing a girl can say after a boy kisses her? I don't mean after o goodnight kiss because I always thank a boy for the evening. Say you're at the drive-in and during the evening he kisses you, what's a nice reply that will make a guy feel like a million dollars and also let him know you really enjoyed the kiss as well as appreciated his show of affection? I always smile but I can never seems to get any farther than that. — D. G. Dear D. G.: A girl doesn't have to say anything because if she does, she might encourage the guy and if she doesn't know how to handle him, she could wind up in trouble. A boy may not feel like a million dollars after he kisses a girl at a drive-in and doesn't get his face slapped but I guarantee he feels good. * • • Dear Dan: I'm in a bad, bad jam and I need some fast help. I dated this girl for about six months but quit seeing her in July. We had a lot of fun together but I found out she was just too fast for me. She's Id and I'm 19. What I'm up against is that tonight she phoned me and said^she was pregnant and that she's going to say I'm responsible. She won't tell me who is responsible but she says she's not going to be blamed by herself and that I'm elected as the father. I know it could cause a lot of trouble, Dan, because it will be her word against mine and who will believe me? Is there something I can do? My parents don't know this yet but they may find out soon unless you come up with an answer. — D. R. Dear D. R.: You can't beat this by keeping it to yourself. First things first and that means tell your parents. A conference with your Family doctor should follow and from there, perhaps a conference with the girl and her parents. If you're innocent, you haven't anything to worry about. < Dear Dan: My boy friend takes me to the school dances each week end and then just about leaves me flat for the evening. It isn't that he's off dancing with other girls but with his buddies. You see, a boy doesn't have to bring a girl to the dance and most of the kids come stag. My steady just goes around and talks to all of his friends and before I know it, it's 11:30 and time to go home. How can I break him of this habit? — Left Stranded. Dear L. S.: The next time your boy friend does his disappearing act, you disappear too. Go home. When he phones you and wonders what happened, you can tell him. It's all right to be friendly but tell him he's not running for a public office. You may also have to tell him you won't go to the dances anymore with him before he gets cured. AMBULANCE SERVICE Families living throughout this area may call any Blake Funeral Home with complete confidence. Viigh quality service and moderate prices are provided at each. FUNERAL HOMES Rul£ HOMES AT HTONKA WVEBNB CORWITH WESLEY IENWICK Phone TUrner 2-3322 Lu Verne

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