The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 16, 1965 · Page 5
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 16, 1965
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Weed Control Means More Jack In Beanstalk Dwight Shaw, sales representative, Amchem Products, Inc. will address the corn-soybean clinic scheduled in Algona, Thursday, Mar. 18, 9:30 a. m. at the V. F. W. hall. Shaw's subject will concern the newest and most advanced methods of pre-emergence chemical weed control with Amiben herbicide. Also, he will serve on the panel ot experts present to answer questions from the audience. As part of his presentation, he will offer a preview showing of "More 'Jack' From Your Beanstalk," an instructive and entertaining color motion picture which explains various cultural practices in the major soybean growing states. Prior to joining Amchem in 1956, Shaw worked with Farm Bureau in organization, membership, legislation, promotion, sales and administration of agricultural chemical services and products. Also, he conducted a radio program for the bureau, "Farm Bureau Spokesman," on which he promoted current bureau activities. In college he earned a Bachelors degree in business and advertising at Central College, later earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from Iowa State College. Ellen Siemer, LuVerne, Will Wed May 22 Tuesday, March 16, 1965 Alaona fid.) Upp*r D«» Shorter Hybrids In Future With the use of mechanic*! harvesters of sever*! types and the tendency to narrower row* and thicker planting, the demand (of shorter-stalked hybrids has become more Intense, say seed corn breeders. Lesi stalk to run through machines, stronger stalks because of lower ear placement, and less stalk to disc down and plow down after harvest - all of these are considerations of Importance to die corn grower. In addition, the beauty of a short stalked, uniform field of corn has considerable aesthetic appeal to the corn grower. If, in addition, the hybrid has the dark green color associated with vigor and disease resistance, its future is almost assured. Single crosses have dominated north central corn belt conversation this past season. They have shown ability to yield well at high populations, to thrive in conditions of drought, to hold their ears well, and to produce well over a wide range north and south. They have been hailed as the greatest development in corn since four-way hybrids replaced open pollinated corn in the mid- 30's. The Panama Canal Zone has an axea of 553 square miles. Blue And Gold Banquet Is Held At Burt BURT - The annual "Blue and Gold" Banquet was held at the Burt school Feb. 27. Approximately 50 cubs, parents and guests enjoyed the 6:30 family style dinner. Special guests were Mr. & Mrs. Dale Lockwood, Mrs. Flora Bradley and Mrs. Guy Giddings Sr. Mr. Lockwood was guest speaker of the evening. Also on the program was a candle light flag ceremony by the cubs of Den II. Cub Master Darrell McFarland and Dale Lockwood conducted a Uniform inspection and presented awards to Cubs John Lavrenz, Bruce Hanson, David Devine, David Hanson and Mark Lavrenz. A reading was given by Den Mother, Mrs. John Spear. The evening's program closed with all cubs forming the Living Circle. -o- FETE FATHERS Burt Brownies and Junior Girl Scouts entertained their fathers at the Girl Scout Dad-Daughter Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Siemer, LuVerne, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Ellen, shown here, to James Gatton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Gatton, Algona. The wedding will take place May 22 at St. Cecelia's Catholic church, Algona. Miss Siemer is a graduate ofGarrlgan high school and Is employed at Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. Mr. Gatton Is a graduate of Algona high and is employed at Universal Mfg. Co. Date Night at the school Friday night. There were approximately 60 in attendance. A pot luck supper was served at 6:30, with a program by the girls following. Cynthia Patterson gave the welcome and led group singing. Jolyn Scheer and Nancy Herrick presented a flute duet; and a flujftjclarinet duet was given by •tfolyn aSld Carol Sill. Also included on the program was a flag ceremony and apuppetshow. A film on Girl Scouts was shown by Supt. Burmeister. The evening closed with taps. Leaders present were Mesdames James Fries, Lucille Behrends, Robert Grubb, Russell Patterson and George Becker. -o- Mr. and Mrs. Don Mitchell spent from Saturday to Tuesday at the home of their son and family, the Norman Mitchells, Des Moines. Mrs. Ray Hoppus entertained Members of the J.D. Club at Cunningham's Thursday evening. Mrs. Harlem Lacy was taken to St. Ann Hospital Wednesday for medical care. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Habeger attended open house honoring the golden wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. August Peterson at Swea City Sunday. They were also supper guests in the Peterson home. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Miller are enjoying a two week vacation at the home of their son and family, the Lawrence Millers, at Runnemeade, New Jersey, and other points In the south and east. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Hoppel were Saturday evening guests at the Dale Hannover home at Whlttemore. Mr. and Mrs. Mennet Trunk- hill left Wednesday for a visit at the home of .Mr. and Mrs. Harold Drah in California. Mrs. Drah is the former NoretaTrunk- hill. They were accompanied as far as Nevada by S/A Donald Peterson. Members of the Inez circle are sponsoring a family Fellowship night at the Burt Methodist church March 21. Members of the congregation will enjoy a pot-luck supper at 6:30. Representatives from Goodwill Industries, Sioux City will present a program including film strips on Goodwill and the New Hope Centers in Sioux City. The public is invited to see and hear the film and program. Weekend guests at the parental Al Henckley home were Mr. and Mrs. Bill Schatz, Cedar Rapids, Mr. and Mrs. Don Thomsen and Michelle, Iowa City, Larry and Duane Hinckley, Des Moines Sunday, all went to Waldorf, Minn, where they attended an open house at Zoors Lutheran church, honoring Mr. and Mrs. Percy Bartelt on their 40th wedding anniversary. Mrs. Bartelt is the former Sophia Krohnberg formerly of Whlttemore and a sister of Mrs. Hinckley. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Harms, Brenda and Kirk, Pocohontas, were weekend Burt visitors. New Hampshire has 66 aerial ski lifts. Is A Big Help To A Farmer! FARMERS Be Sure to Attend the FREE CORN & SOYBEAN CLINIC Thursday, March 18 From 9:30 A. M. • 3:30 P. M. at V.F.W Hall - Algona FREE LUNCH at NOON I v^ ^i^-w^--^r w •^^ -^ Notes Of Servicemen FORT LEE, VA. - Pvt. Robert L. Haag, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam W. Haag, 215N.Rldge- ly st., Algona, completed a four- week supply course at the Army Quartermaster School, Fort Lee, Va., Feb. 16. Haag was trained to receive, Issue and store various Army supplies and equipment. The 21-year-old soldier entered the Army In September 1964 and completed basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. He Is a 1961 graduate of Algona High School 4nd attended Mason City Jr. College. He was employed by the Welden- hoff Corporation, Algona, before entering the Army. SUNDAY SUNDAY SWING EVERY SUNDAY OK KLGA From 3:05 - 4:30 P. M. Uncle Mike Spins The Platters With CONTESTS AND PRIZES TOP TUNES OP THF WEEK REQUESTS AND DEDICATIONS SWING ALONG ON THE SWING CLUB THIS SUNDAY ON KLGA RADIO 5000 Watts ALGONA — 1600 MORE LUGGING POWER LOWER COST UPKEEP BIG FUEL SAVINGS THAT'S WHAT THEY'RE SAYING ABOUT IP GAS-POWERED TRACTORS WHAT IS THE "RIGHT" BANKING CONNECTION FOR A FARMER? We think that it is an institution like our own where we try to -UNDERSTAND THE FINANCIAL PROBLEMS OF FARMING -COOPERATE WITH FARMERS TO THEIR ADVANTAGE -TREAT EVERYONE IN THE SAME FRIENDLY WAY Beli«v« u», when w« iay, "L«t u» prpve w«'r« th« right bank for you!" J ^^:?.Trr7r 1 55»w. 91 ^ FULL SERVICE BANKING CROP LOANS EQUIPMENT LOANS LIVESTOCK LOANS CAR LOANS SAVING!, ACCT'S CHICKING ACCT'S BANK-BY. MAIL SAFE DEPOSIT RIAL ESTATE LOANS COMPLETE INSURANCE SERVICE THE SECURITY STATE BANK CONVERT TO LP GAS NOW — AND GET MORE POWER _ PLUS BIG SAVINGS ON OPERATING COSTS, SPARK PLUGS, OIL CONSUMPTION AND FUEL BILLS ... THE ADVANTAGES OF LP GAS ARE TOO GREAT TO BE IGNORED ! REMEMBER, MORE & MORE PROFIT & POWER- MINDED FARMERS ARE SWITCHING TO LP GAS TRACTORS — FOR VERY GOOD REASONS I GET ALL THE FACTS ON LP GAS-POWERED TRACTORS AT THE CORN & SOYBEAN CLINIC AT THE V.F.W. HALL IN ALGONA THURSDAY, MARCH 18 BEGINNING AT 9:30 A.M. f I, Stgtt St, AT ltfV|RNI) AIQQNA NORTH CENTRAL PUBLIC SERVICE CO 10 EAST STATE STRUT - ALGOKA

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