The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 24, 1965 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 24, 1965
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6—Algona (la.) Upp«r t>*t Me!n« Thursday, June 24, 1965 (Your Hobby - And Y&vr With considerable doubt, I him to the question of a budding young collector, Steve Schneider, on how to start a money collection. So far, Steve has been gathering paper currency, but money includes both paper and coins so it is not illogical to do both. This is certainly the most obvious of questions and yet it is one of the most difficult to answer, particularly for an older collector who has a span of 30 years since starting. My young reader and I have one point In common as my start, which happened to be in stamps, was at his approximate age. * * * This column is now helping In a major first step which is having your collecting interest generally known. Established collectors enjoy having others share their Interest and often have duplicates which they would rather pass on to a beginner than sell for the minor value Involved. Servicemen and trav- ellers often bring home monetary odds and ends which end up gathering dust somewhere until the old desk gets Its regular 5-year cleaning. At this time, said items are candidates for a new home. Collectors also frequently change from a general to a more specialized Interest, thus leaving them with surplus items which they would be glad to pass on. Material received In this manner likely doesn't have much resale value but it is basic and interesting and that's what a hobby is all about. * * * Perhaps a real collector is made when the first purchase is transacted. It is too bad that we don't have a general hobby store because such certainly does generate considerable area interest. However, there are stores with hobby sections in other communities. I regret that paper currency- is not so represented. Likely this writer is the nearest available source, tho he is far from an actual dealer status. Shows are conducted yearly, however, at Clarion, Fort Dodge, Forest City, Eagle Grove, Spencer, and others may achieve a regular status. These shows bring dealers to the collector and also provide excellent exhibits so you can learn more about the history of money. Don't forget the pen pal source. 1 wonder If the school still has a program encouraging correspondence with students abroad. Thru the years I have added many stamp, coin and currency Items via exchange. I am still doing so. By all means discover the hobby Interests of your classmates. When I was your age, the popular trend was stamps and trading sessions were commonplace. I know that coins and currency are both being collected at least at the Junior high level and up. Don't neglect the public library. See what they have relative to the monetary field. Even if the book is out of date, this effects the values given and not the basic explanation. While some references are rather expensive, there are many splendid little specialized titles available In the $1 and $1.50 class. In Mason City, try Carter and Gillls for these. An excellent mail source is Bebee's, 4514 N. 30th Street, Omaha, Nebr., 68111. I have a copy of the 1965 Annual Supply Catalogue. Established collectors usually have a hobby library with new editions available for loan and older editions just plain available for anyone interested. One rule, however, is to borrow only when you can soon look over the book as an active collector 1 Connie's Column SPOON BALLOON GAME While Dad's in a handyman mood, get him to put a small clothesline at the eye-level of the littlest family member. Blow up a balloon, and attach it to the line's center with a strong string that clears the ground. Furnish the kiddy and friend with big old tablespoons, and show them how to bat the balloon between them. There now! Outdoor "table" tennis, anyone? BATH EXPANDER With bath accessories getting prettier every day, don't you wish you had more room for display shelf space? Then don't let the back of the bathroom door just stand there idle! Have Dad or a teen-age son attach shelves to it ... handsome ready-made styles or homegrown varieties, depending on available talent. Now you've space for pretty towels, flower sponges, fancy soaps and other doodads — in a spot that pops into view every time somebody seeks privacy! GARDEN GLOW ary, Mary never contra- jry... shouldn't •your garden ? show at night? What a shame ,to lose sight . _ _ of those lovely flowers when the sun goes down. A well-placed gas light could display them beautifully! A gas light adds graciousness to your home, and extra outdoor safety, too. If yours is an outdoor- type family, gas lights for outdoor living will help keep insects away, too! Such a lot of charm for so little... just ask your local gas company. STORMY WEATHER [When a sudden summer ;3torm catches you out driving, don't panic! Your car, says our sta- .tion man down ;at the corner, is the safest place to be when lightning's all about you. Just stay inside; don't step out. Of course you'll drive slowly in the rain. But if it's pelting the windshield so hard you can't see, pull well off the road and put on your tail lights. GO "GLASSY" THIS YEAR Tuck away your silver candlesticks before they take a hot- weather tarnish; replace •'em with tall, cool apothe- ^,— cary jars. First time you're at the beach, let Junior collect shells to put inside them. Or group jars and bottles of different heights, and fill them with water in which you've sprinkled blue or green vegetable dyes. Hide all the warm little knick-knacks tUl fall. There now! Isn't that a restful summer view? DOUBLE DEMAND Production's soaring in our great U.S.A.! Authorities say America's industrial energy consumption will be exactly double by 1980. Where will the extra energy come from? In its most usable and efficient form, much will come through the natural gas pipelines. Like the energy that powers your gas range, gas lights, gas heating and gas air conditioning, the fuel needed by your community's factories will come to your local gas company through the pipelines of Northern Natural Gas Company. Northern's prepared for tomorrow's power demands. But you needn't wait till 1980! You can double your gah appliances today, and live better light away. will make frequent references to it. I think all collectors should have a regular publication. The better sources contain a great deal of current and historic information well worth the price and, of course, introduce you to the many dealers in the field and their offerings. Coin dealers are plentiful, currency dealers, scarce. The best in my opinion is Coin World, Sidney, Ohio, published weekly at $6 a year. Numismatic News runs second. It Is a bi-weekly publication for $4 from lola, Wise. The monthly Scrapbook is also very good, but more useful to the advanced collector. If you could remind your father to remind me, my copies of these could easily reach your hands. * * * A knowledge of money and stamps goes hand In hand with a knowledge of history. Needless to say, your position is excellent In this respect as you do have a rather handy source. Use money to illustrate history and work up interesting and informative methods of display so that all can profit from it. The thrill of identification and learning will always be there. I spent about 30 minutes last night before identifying a Russian note as an issue sponsored by General Denlkin on the State Bank, Rostov branch. Some sons bother their parents with new math. Bother yours with General Denlkin and the likes. And don't forget such days as Christmas and birth. Such festive occasions can add to most hobbies so why not yours. I don't know how helpful these comments have been but, if the interest is real, you wlllprevail. But I warn you, once you get the collecting bug, you're hooked. Pork Raisers Of Area Meet Here June 29 Chas. Nygaard of Wesley reminds producers in the county to attend the district Pork Appreciation Day at Algona High School on June 29, 1965. Featured will be a pork barbecue, entertainment and district pork queen competition, as well as meetingsT for- producers anel Porkettes. Main speaker will bo Dr. MJ). Whlteker, extension swine specialist, Iowa State University. Eligible queen candidates from Kossuth county must be farm girls, unmarried, 17 to 21, and must live on a farm where pork is produced, or whose parents are engaged in Pork production. Runksmeier-Keil Vows At Ledyard Church, June 12 Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Keil, who were married June 12 at the Bethany Evangelical & Reformed church at Ledyard, by Rev. Victor Vriesen, in a double ring ceremony, are pictured above. The bride is the former Carol Runksmeier, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Orville Runksmeier of Ledyard. The bridegroom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Keil of Lakota. Julie Eastlund of Willmar, Minn, was maid of honor, and bridesmaid was Deanna Brandt, a cousin of the bride. Cheryl Runksmeier was junior attendant, and Lori Runksmeier, a niece of the bride, was flower girl. Brent Keil, a twin brother of the bridegroom, was best man, with Larry Deboer and Keith Klinksiek as groomsmen. Scott Keil was junior attendant, and ring bearer was Craig Runks- meier. Following the ceremony a reception for the newly wed couple, was fteld in the church parlors,! after which they departed on a! honeymoon trip to the Black Hills and points west. The couple met a Ledyard high school. The bride is a 1965 graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minn., with a B. S. in elementary education, and she will teach first grade in Lakeville, Minn, in the fall. The bridegroom is a graduate of Mankato State with a B. A. in music and history and will teach in the fall, They will make their home in Mankato until school starts. (Kirkham Studio foto) New Officers, mann and Mrs. Conrad Kunkel. The monthly business meeting preceded the installation with grand regent Mrs. N. J. Wey- <tert presiding. The court voted to purchase 45 new desks for the 7th and 8th grade school room and also a projector for the school. The annual CDA and KC family picnic will be held on the parish grounds on Sunday July 18 and the Sisters shower will be held on Monday evening, August 23. Lunch was served followed by a social hour with Mrs. M. T. McGuire and Mrs. Edward Thilges receiving high and second high prizes in 500. Mrs. James Berte received the plate prize. - o - Mrs. Wm. B. Devine entertained her 500 club on Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Damian Centgraf as a guest. Receiving prizes were Margaret Reidmiller, Mrs. Peter Bormann and Mrs. Tony Becker. Mrs. E. J. Gales entertains the club on July 1. Dick Erpelding, son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Erpelding arrived home on Friday June 18 from Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. following eight weeks National Guard training. After 13 days leave he reports b Fort Sill, Oklahoma to continue his training. Mrs. N. J. WeydertandSheryll from here, Mrs. Florence Faber, and Gloria, Burt, Mrs. Laurence Kirsch and Pam, Whittemore, and Donna Miller, St. Benedict, left on Thursday evening via train from Fort Dodge for Long Island, New York for a visit with relatives and a sight-seeing trip. Mrs. Ralph Reding came home on Wednesday from St. Ann hospital, Algona, where she had been a medical patient the past 10 days. Ronald Friders, 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Friders is getting around on crutches after having had surgery on his foot in a Mason City hospital last week where he was a patient several days. BANCROFT By Mrs. Lawrence Bergman Mr. and Mrs. John McGuire are the parents of a daughter born June 11 at St. Ann hospital. Her parents Mr. and Mrs. New- guard, Thompson, are caring for their son, Mark. Raymond (Jimmy) Menke, who entered St. Ann hospital for medical treatment, was taken by ambulance to Veterans hospital, Des Moines. Arliss Dorr underwent surgery to have a wisdom tooth removed Monday. Mrs. Dean Kienitz entertained a group of ladies and children at her home Wednesday for Bruce McCliesh's 1st birthday. Teal Hunters Must Obtain Free Permit It was announced this week by County Recorder Clara Walker that each hunter, regardless of age, must obtain a special teal, duck hunting permit to participate in Iowa's experimental teal season. The teal season this year will be Sept. 11-19, inclusive, with shooting hours sunrise to sunset each day. Possession limit is eight blue winged, green winged ,and cinnamon teal, singly or In aggregate and the entire state is included. There Is no charge for the permit, but a hunter must have one, if he or she is after teal Ihit fall. Applications for the permit may be obtained now at the office of the county recorder here and the permit must be carried by hunters this fall. Federal and state waterfowl technicians will evaluate the experiment carefully at the conclusion of the season. Case Filed One new case was filed in district court here this week. Elmer Maahs, doing business as Whittemore Hatchery, plaintiff, seeks $192.50 in settlement of a promissory note from Irvert Eischen, defendant. ST RONG SUoeCDA, CHURCHES.. Are Installed Installation of officers of the Catholic Daughters of America, Court St. Joseph, was held on Wednesday evening, June 16, with district deputy Mrs. George Montag and monitor Mrs. Clair Reding, both from West Bend, in charge. Officers are Mrs. N. J. Weydert, grand regent, Mrs. Marvin Reding, vice regent; Mrs. George Wagner, prophetess; Mrs. David McGuire, lecturer; Mrs'. James ' . Berte, monitor; Mrs. Martin Fri- ' ders, financial sec'y; Mrs. Albert Thilges, treasurer; Mrs, Damian Centgraf, historian; Agnes Berte, sentinel; Mrs. Clarence Bormann, musician; trustees are Mrs. Orville Wagner, Mrs. Paul Erpelding, Mrs. Francis Erpelding, Mrs. Bernard Streit, Mrs. Edward Bor- Make Strong Communities $J* * -s^.i «•:-. . ,-„ -• . .... 'Great is our Lord, and'abundant in power; his understanding is beyond measure." — Psalms 147:5 You can add the sporting touches... Eiclu&iv* Shin-Command FU»h-O-Matlc Leather-Grained Vinyl Roof Hardtop but you can't touch the value of America's lowest priced compact! During moments of defeat, anguish or pain, the Christian instinctively turns to prayer and to the Lord. The true Christian believes in the power • and the understanding of God, • and in this belief there is strength indeed. We cannot expect our troubles to disappear in a puff of smoke. We may work, seek, and search without finding an area of complete happiness upon earth. Yet, during our moments of stress, when courage and faith are put to the test, we can remember how great is our Lord, in power and understanding. And, in the great example of the hfe of Christ upon earth, we can read the message of salvation. Read your BIBLE daily and GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY These Special Weekly Church Messages brought to you by the following PUBLIC-SPIRITED BUSINESSES: In extra-special touches of glamor, there isn't a compact that can stack up to the American. But you're entitled to a lot more than dazzle. So we give the American the good solid build, the quality feel, the honest beauty that is char• actor-deep. Other compacts just don't have Double-Safety Brakes, Advanced Unit Construc- tion, Deep-Dip Rustproofing and the like. 'On Rambler, they're standard ... America's lowest price for two-door sedan, four-door sedan, wagon, convertible, and hardtop with reclining bucket seats. That's based on direct comparison of manufacturers' suggested retail prices. 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COLONIAL MOTEL Junction 19 & 169 ERNIE WILLIAMS John Deere Farm Equipment Highway 18 East - Tel. 295-3561 ALGONA VAULT SERVICE Algona, Iowa JOE BRADLEY EQUIPMENT Oliver - Massey-Ferguson GMC Trucks - Firestone Tires - Algona KOSSUTH MUTUAL INS, ASSN. Your Friend - Before and After the Fire ALGONA IMPLEMENT CO. Your Friendly IH Dealer - 295-35Q1 IH Tractors - Truck? - Farm Equipment KLEIN'S FARM SUPPLY WlV F *t dl ~ W * By y E 99* and Powltry 216 West State Street, 295-5206 BENNIE B, WIBBEN, Bldg. Contractor 122 5. Heckart St. - Algona, Iowa SHUTS BROWNBILT SHOE STORE "The Shoe Store That Take* Care of Your Feet" Algona Tel. 295-5371 | owa VAN'S CAFE Junction 18 &

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