The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 10, 1965 · Page 15
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 15

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 10, 1965
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Party Rewards 120 Good Readers If you happened by the Algona library last Thursday morn- tag, you couldn't help noticing the festivities on the lawn. One" Hundred and twenty Algona children were being treated to a summertime reading party. According to Mrs. Orville Duncan, librarian, only children who had read 10 books in the last 10 weeks and reported on them were eligible to attend the party Pictured above are contest winners in each grade bracket from third to seventh grades. Each girl read more pages than any other person in their grade during the 10 weeks. The girls are standing in front of a large giraffe constructed especially for the occasion. From left to right are Kristie Sheakley (6th) Mary Scobba (5th), Kathy Walker (7th). Debbie Hansen 4th) and Connie Diekmann (3rd). Miss Walker took top honors by reading more pages than any other contestant. Pictured in the photo at the top right are Mesdames Thelma Tschetter, Kitty Phillips, and Opal Bloom who are serving up Rex Post manned a cotton candy machine ' Ten year old Paula Shaw is shown at the right pitching a ring at the cardboard monkey in the "Monkey ring" game. Several other stations were constructed with groups moving from game to game throughout the morning. Mary Lucy, Linda Parsons, Mrs. Steve Ostrum, and Gre e Duncan also helped direct the event. Tuesday, August TO, T965 Atgona (la.) Upper Des Moines Felco And Nebraska Co-Op Vote To Merge The consolidation of the Farmers Elevator Service Company (Felco) of Fort Dodge, Iowa, and the Farmers Union Cooperative State Exchange (Statex) of Omaha, Nebraska, into a new corporation to be known as the Farmers Regional Cooperative, was approved by the stockholders at special meetings held by both farm supply cooperatives Friday, August 6, 1965. « Eighty-two per cent of the eligible Felco votes and eighty-three per cent of the Statex eligible * votes were in favor of the consolidation. In a joint statement, FredTom- linsoc, of Alleman, Iowa, President of the Board of Directors of Felco, and Floyd Herman of Wilbur, Nebraska, President of the Board of Directors of Statex, reported the purpose of the consolidation is to offer the farmers in the corn, soybean and livestock belt a stronger basic regional cooperative. It was further reported the two organizations complement one another in their similarity of operation and cooperative philosophy of farmer- owner control. Felco was established in Iowa in 1921 and presently does a $35,000,000 annual business in supplying livestock and poultry feeds, fertilizer, field seed, farm chemicals and petroleum products to farmers in Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois and South Dakota. began in}914inNebraska and currently distributes petrol- products, fertilizer, hardware, home appliances, field seed, farm chemicals, and farm equipment in the state with a total annual business of $15,000,000. Erpelding Herd Sire Qualifies Superior Rating Gallant, the junior herd sire at Peter Erpelding & Sons, well known Poland China hog breeders near Algona, Iowa, has qualified for Superior Meat Sire recognition, according to word received from the Poland China Record Association of Galesburg, Illinois. To qualify for this recognition, fifteen head of barrows and gilts were placed on test at weaning time on the Erpelding farm. They were weighed on test by Galen DeValois, county extension director, who also tattooed each pig for permanent identification through the packing plant. The feeder was locked and the keys given to Klein's Farm Supply, who placed the feed in the self feeder and reported directly to the registry association each time feed was added. Thirteen of the fifteen head were slaughtered at Horraels at Ft. Dodge where they averaged 29.74 inches in pork carcass length with 1.4 inch average back- fat, and 4,52 square inches of loin-eye muscle in their pork chops. They weighed an average of 204 pounds at 159,6 days of age, and required 304 pounds of feed to make 100 pounds of gain. Gallant was toe highest indexing pig in the record feeding efficiency pen at the Lisbon (Iowa) Test Station last summer. He and his littermates required an average of 2.29 pounds of feed to make a pound of gain to establish the all breed record in any Iowa test station to date. TYPING PAPER, Office Supply Dept., Upper Des Moines Pub. Co., Algona. For Fall Fashion... For Campus and Classroom... So many things to learn about CANTRECE New seamless CANTRECE SHEERS, with the look of liquid chiffon. And in addition to their exceptional beauty, there is that reinforced heel and Demi-toe through which no run can grow! Shown also with NUDE heel and Demi-toe! Discover the beautifully sheer HANES CANTRECE Hose, which.fits luce your skin ... has that superbly flattering dull Matte finish ... and WEARS longer than you had ever dared hope! Short, Medium and Long. $|«5

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