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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 14, 1960
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r *-Ai|*A« Oa.) Upper Do* Molmt / Tuesday, June 14, I960 THE REAL LOSERS The real losers in the deterioration of relations between the United States and Russia are the people of both nations. When the l<Jud-mouthed sabre rattling gets going full blast, and the seemingly semipeaceful atmosphere is replaced by talk and threats of war. all efforts to hold down or keep within reason a miltary budget goes out the window. The same situation has happened between other countries in the past, always with the same results. There are some, of course, who profit by the situation, both in'labor and big business, but the average citizen does not. The average citizen, especially in Russia, doesn't have much lo say about it. In this country we at least have a chance'to change horses if we so desire, hoping that the next one will be better. Mankind still has a long way to go in the quest of real, restful world peace. He's been trying to solve the problem for a long time, never with complete success. The 40 or so billiqn dollars a year that we spent in military costs, and the even greater amount that Soviet Russia probably spends would build an awful lot of roads, hospitals, schools, parks, churches and homes. But man has yet to learn to live at peace with his neighbors. * * * WE COULDN'T BELIEVE IT When reports circulated that many voters last Monday — and we mean more than a few — did not know how to correctly mark and indicate their choice on their ballots, it was hard to believe. But it was true. Some voters still indicated their preference with a check mark instead of an "X". Some wrote in names for offices and then failed to mark an "X" in the square. Others doodled or disfigured ballots so they could not be counted. All of this has happened to some degree before, but it was still surprising to find that as the years roll by there seems to be comparatively little lessening in the percentage of incorrect ballots. But the real payoff came last Tuesday when citizens of the area who happened to be tuned in to a certain radio station found that the announcer in giving the primary election returns was evidently under the impression that it was a general election. When we heard that Gordon Winkel, for example, had defeated James Andreasen for county attorney in the election, we could hardly believe our ears. And Ralph Lindhorst was reelected sheriff. And Marc Moore had defeated Glee Bullock for county auditor by a margin of 84 votes. Marc had 84 more primary votes than Glee. Neither was opposed for party nomination. Just to set the record straight, there will be a general election next November — no matter what you heard over the air. ' * * * A boy attains manhood when he stops asking his father for mony and requests a loan. The Dishonor Roll by Jerfy Mircus Hipper ill E. Call Street—Ph. CY 4-3535—Algona, Iowa Entered as second class matter at the postoflice at Alfiona, Iowa, under Act of Confreu of March 3, 1879. Issued Tuesday in 1960 By 1HE UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. T-V TATTLETALE It seems that a professor at Oklahoma State developed a small gadget that can be attached to a T-V set and it automatically records what people are doing while they watch TV. This is done with the aid of a small transistor, a wide- angle lens, and a mirror system. The whole living room and its activity is thus recorded. The device is noiseless, and can operate for 68 hours. Here is what the gadget has found out happens while the T-V sets with the gadget is in operation. • —15 percent read while the T-V is turned on. «»«M —A large portion of the audience consist of preschool children by themselves, during the daytime. -' — High school boys and girls see comparatively little T-V. College men and Women see virtually none. —In one home the youngsters sneaked out of bed after their parents had gone to sleep to watch T-V. —During the average half-hour show, nine out of 10 viewers leave the room at least once, usually during the commercials or station breaks. —There is a little smooching, too, occasionally, during the T-V programs. Don't become too alarmed; these T-V tattletales are not attached to the new sets you buy. They were installed only in one area and through special arrangement. It goes to show, however, what may happen in the future. Some dictator in the year 2,000 may be able to check on what goes on in every home, at all times. * * * SATURDAY NIGHT A GONER Archbold (Ohio) Buckeye: The National Retail Merchants Association reports that Saturday is no longer the "big day" in most large and small towns. That has happened here in Archbold and other communities, now that we have a five-day week in most industries with pay checks passed out on Friday. Most stores are open Friday evenings to meet the demands of a change in shopping habits. In the "good old days" Saturday evening in the nearby village was a big event to most farm Politics." families. Now with one or two vehicles standing about, the housewife can do her shopping at any convenient time and have Saturday evenings for some Other important duties or just to use to take it a bit easy before Sunday. Now, most merchants report Saturday as one of their poorest business days with the number of customers in the evening fewer than in former years when Saturday was the important shopping day. One of the most important factors in the change is the convenience of mechanical refrigeration which makes it possible to buy and store more foods, making trips to the stores less frequent. To rural residents who are employed in industries five days in the week, Saturday has become a work day on the farm. Like "the old gray mare" Saturday "ain't what she used to be." hancing the possibility of a fine think she's come up with another Ne«dl««* lo «ay, cotjn crop in 1940. gem this time. She remembered « • « , Harve from seeing him sing once, An Emmetsburg man got Into a couple of years ago, in the more than a little trouble Sunday Hollywood Bowl. When we referred*to Capitol's Broad- afternoon jwhen he battled with wanted to audition -him for thc way venturc as a '-gamble," part of Johnny Brown, he was , eagc forgivc u§ . singing opera in 'Germany and - - weeks of the opening. If, somewhere in this account, Highway Patrolman D. S. Hulchinson (now deputy state fire marshal 1 at Storm Lake) and Everett Lee, state highway department foreman from after a' collision near . ,, . _,.. „, It required no Grade A crystftl- later on in Mexico City. Wc ba) , to predic t a smash hit for finally ran him down at his par- , hp upcorn i ng musical, "The Un- We5!ey a ?. n . t ?lf5 nc . h 1". .^^' Z*™' %* sinka"bTe"Molly"Bmwn! learned a few . . - »,.„...,.» « .^.v songs from the Hutchinson and Lee had gone to show> wcnt lo N CW York for an he area when the pavement midit j on w i t h our producers, and boiled and exploded and were wc s ig ncc j him" stopping 'traffic when the Emmetsburg car buzzed through and sideswiped another vehicle.. The cars were not badly damaged. Hutchinson and Lee finally caught the Emmetsburg car, which had left the scene of the mishap, and pulled thc driver from under the wheel. He really resisted, and finally shattered a .window in Hulchinson's patrol car. Lee held the man as best he could until the trip from Wesley to Algona was completed. A charge of drunken driving was. lodged against the battler the following day here. The average American ate more cheese during 1952 than ever before — 7.7 pounds? Capiiol's original-cast album of Willson's "Music Man" was recently awarded a Record Industry Association of America Gold Record for sales valued at over $10 million. From December 1957 to this May, "Music Man" passed its l.OQOth Broadway performance with a box-office gross of well over $10 million. The original backers, who put up $300 thousand in '57, have so far been paid more than $1,250,000 — or better than 400 per cent on their investment. Washington * * igh lights * * A Wtdtly Report jromtht Nation*! Capital by Ruy Venum Census figures for Kossuih county were released during the week. The county showed a net gain of almost 1200 persons from 1930 to 1940 and now had a population of 26,640. Algona's increase during the same period amounted to almost 1,000 persons and had an official population total of 4,956. Every town in the county also showed gains during the past 10 years. Population totals for 1940 looked like this — Bancroft, 986; Burt, 613; Fenton, 382; Lakota, 453; Ledyard, 317; Lone Rock, 172; Swea City, 735; Titonka, 576; Wesley, 468; and Whittemore, 670. Bancroft showed the biggest gain of any town in the county, with the exception of Algona, by adding 132 citizens in 10 years. WOW...2 mills in 1 The secret to Gehl'a grind-all action is in the _ heavy steel grinding plate. Feed enters below, with 42 grinding hammers striking down on feed, against plate. Exclusively Gehl, this blgg«t capacity positive grinding action gives you two mills in one...from final hammer mill grinding for bog and poultry feeding —to burr-mill type grinding of ear com* roughage and foragai lot BELLES AND BALLOTS — workers injured by radiation. So Harold clark( publisher of the Needless to say, no smart-think- far, less than half the states have Sancroft Register and mayor of ing politician underestimates the put a time limit under which a that community, added another strength of women voters today, claim can be filed. Little is - title lo the list g unc i a y. During a Or their place in politics. This known about radiation disease j oint meetm g O f the North Iowa year about 4,000,000 more worn- and some medical experts be- p ress and Kossuth Publishers' en than men will be eligible to lievc a worker might not fall ill Association, Harold copped the vote in national, state and local for years after exposure to radia- go j f championship with a 45 at elections. Here's how women lion. There already have been Algona Country Club. According stack up in politics: 17 serve in radiation accidents and their lo ^he story, his winning total Congress, 347 in state legisla- number is certain to increase as came after quite a struggle and lures, 10,000 are on city coun- wider use is made of atomic other players in Ihe tourney re- cils or in similar jobs and more energy. quested that their scores not be than 20,000 arc in county offices. —o— published. Eight area newspapers For more on this subject write THE CHANGING SCENE — we re represented at the afternoon Ihe Business Relations Depart- When all thc figures are in on and evening affair. (A belated ment of the U.S. Chamber of thc 1960 census a lot of change? "congratulations" on thc champ- Commerce, Washington, D. C., will be made in thc House of ionship, Harold), and ask for a copy of "Women in Representatives. With the popu- ™ VHwVVVnyWnWV V^RMVM V • 90% WgfMr Mpcdty PTO e CmlMr html far «••• Mi GEHL Aug>f fo< COME JN-CHffCJC OlfND-ALl MlCfS fJttTI BRADLEY BROS. R. B. WALLER, Editor DON SMITH. News Editor ; DARLENE SKOGSTROM, Advertising Mgr. RED DUST BOWL — Many experts believe Nikita Khrush-- chev's strange behavior at the ill- _ , , . , fated Summit Conference may Congress decides have been cause by new inter- House Wl11 be ' l lation shifting from East to West some states will lose seats in the House and some will gain. The effect of this, of course, won't be felt until thc 1962 elections how big the the CcJnsli- tution says is that there can be nal troubles which are not yet - Qno Reprcsemativt , the outside world. for every 30)000 NATIONAL EDITORIAL NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE Weekly Newspaper Representatives, Inc. 404 Fifth Ave., New York 18, N. Y. •UBSCRIPTION RATES IN KOSSUTH CO. One Year, in advance 13.00 Moth AJfiona papers, In combination, per y«at S5.UO fincle Copies — _ lOc •UBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE KOSSUTH 1 Qne Year, in .advance. „ $4.00 Both AJgona papers in combination, one year $6.00 £0 subscription less Ihau V months. OFFICIAL C|TY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER ! Qxplay Advertising, per inch ... , , , 64c I ' ' ADVERTISING RATES Am" "' ' " ' • —« . WHY FARM INCOME ISN'T ENOUGH Grundy Center Register — One of our retired farmers who left the farm about 20 years ago says he ^an't see why our farmers should complain now about prices when they are much higher now than they were 20 to 25 years ago. When he was farming, he said, "the price of hogs and corn was not much more than half as high as they are now, and we could still.make a little money." This retired farmer doesn't realize that it isn't income alone that sets farm operating profits but expenses must be measured with income. While farm income is higher than it was 20 years ago, j.'arm operating expenses have advancd much faster than farm income. . Francis Kutish, economist at the Iowa State University, points out that the price of items farmers have to buy have goiie up 2M; times during the past twenty years. Factory produced items have gone up most. Steel posts that cost 43 cents in 1940 are now about three times as'high. An 80 rod roll of barbed wire that could be bought for $3.65 twenty years ago now costs $10.00. Most of the farmers equipment has had about an equal advance in price. Inflation has boosted the price of what the farmer has to buy to a higher point than farm income which leaves the average farmer worse off now than farmers were in 1940. * * * Not being able to remember from one day to the next can be an asset, especially if you have a guilty conscience. * * * The nice thing about trusting people with a secret is that they feel so important while telling known to There are signs on the horizon , . ,_„„ tHat his ambitious farm program made sensc m 1787 ' is falling apart at the seams. It was Khrushchev who decided to launch a huge farm program in the virgin lands of Kazakhstan which American farm experts later said was a foolaih move. Dust storms blowing over this announced recently that region arc creating dust bo\yl .. , , J , , », conditions that make it impossible lo grow crops. Mr K. is also having trouble in Ihe Uk- gremlin rainc where he has ordered thc planting of corn in place 6f wheat. Thc Ukraine, of course, This If wc followed that yardstick today we'd have 6,000 House members. And obviously that wouldn't workout. —o— AMERICA'S SECRET WEAPON — When President Eiscn- Behind The Movie Sets WITH BUDDY MASON 116 So. Thorington ALGONA CY 4-2421 Professional Directory : Hollywood, Calif. — Sight unseen, reviewers can sately predict that 'The Unsmkable Molly Brown" will be a smash Broadway hit! "Molly Brown" is scheduled lu INSURANCE A. J. (Arnie) Ricklefs Hospitalization Health & Accident Life —'Auto — Fire — Hail Personal Claim Service 2 E. State CY 4-452U DENTISTS oui has always been Russia's bread basket country. lem in Russia and any disturb- ancc of an already inadequate supply is bound to cause unrest „. gross national product hacl °P en ln W( -' w York orl November assed the $500 billion mark this 3i - d, in Ult " l y' s largest IcgiU- not fall on deaf ears in the ™*-c house, the 1,900-seat Broad- It means we have a wa y Theatre, current home of production thai is big and grow- "Gypsy." The house will be ing bigger all thc time. This scaled for a maximum weekly means more jobs, more homes gross of $89,200. „ , . , and a better way of life for There's excellent reason for j-ooa is a PIOD- mo( . c pcoplc To give an idea of our optimism regarding thc suc- nT3w much a half-trillion dollars "ess of this new musical so far in . nd th R - s dividcd advance of its first-night open^ d ing . Seems that Capitol Records, • iti 1 . • . 1 •!! 1 A 1_ HI 11VI I£i V* V V, I V III (.111, ¥V UL1 J til I 1.1 lilt *•* — --*. ' thai ultimately is blamed on thc chiw ^ n thl / United states today . Inc. is investing $220 thousand in Advertising & Printing SERVICE! We welcome a chgnce to offer the SERVICE that good advertising and good printing require. Years of experience in both are yours for the asking. You pay only for the space you use, or the printing you get. The SERVICE helps', layouts and mat illustrations are free. THE AIGONA UPPER DES MOINES Read By Over 5,400 Families Each Issut Iff GOOD IUSINESS TO DO IMlNiSS AT HOME leader. RATS AT WORK — Fifty-nine white rats equal one man. This may sound like silly arithmetic but it has life or death significance to the first American who ventures off into outer space. Our scientists have found out that 59 white rats consume the same amount of oxygen as one human and give off approximately the same amount of carbon dioxide. This knowledge is making it possible 4o design a space ship in which crews would be comfortable in space and not have to wear pressure suits or other cumbersome equipment. Each of us would receive $2,778 a.jHBS AGO ; IN TH6 . FROM THE FILES OF THE ALGONA UPPER DES MOINES JUNE 18, 1940 * * * A. E. Lauritzen, one of 13 ap- Ihc upcoming production. This deal is confirmed by Cap's V. P. for artisls and repertoire, Lloyd W. Dunn. * * * Capiiol's backing of "Molly Brown" marks' this firm's first major investment in a Broadway show or, for that matter, in any other enterprise outside the recording field. Their share of "Molly" represents more than 50 per cent of Urn show's lotal backing. Let's see what justifies such a gamble, even before a tryout: * * * Meridith Willson. creator of the current, long-standing Broadway LESSON IN Thc National plicants for the position, was hit, "The Music Man," composed INVESTMENT— named Kossuth county superin- the music and lyrics for "Molly Association of tendent of schools by represenla- .Brown." The book was written Real Estate Boards tells the par- lives of the county school districts by Richard Morris, author of thc able of how three friends 30 during a meeting Friday morn- Loretta Young television series. years ago solved the problem of ing- He was elected to succeed Co-producers are The Theatre what to do with spare money. William Shirley, who after hold- Guild and Dore Schary, who The first man buried his $10,000 i»§ position for many years, also will direct. , in a locked box. If he dug up. sucgunibed a few weeks earlier Actress-singer, Tammy Grimes his money today he would find following a heart attack. Mr _ w hom Newsweek (May 24) that it will purchase only about Lauritzen was a native of Ring- . ca i tcd " Tn c hottest new name $5,000 worth of food, clothing s te£ l and coached during the in show business — has been set and other things with I960 price thirties at Renwick and Ledyard, fol . the tillc rol£!i According to tags. The second man invested where, his teams gained respect WU lson, Miss Grimes was the ' * * * with interest added for 30 years, he' has some $10,000 in his uc- count with the purchasing power of porhaps.99,000. in 1930 dollars. But the third 1 man bought a sjmif! Lerakee, son of the A. of Irvincton was ol time in SulchS aneholy Baby,' " Willson commented, "and she was in." Miss Grimes was recently featured in NBC-TV musicals, "Four for ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY J. R. (Jim) KOLP Surety Bonds — All Lines of Insurance 206 East State St. ' Phone CY 4-3178 BLOSSOM INSURANCE AGENCY All Lines of Insurance Automobile - Furniture Loan 7 N. Dodge Phone CY 4-273S BOHANNON INSURANCE SERVICE 1 N. Dodge St. Ph. CY 4-4449 Home - Automobile - Farm Polio Insurance CHARLES D. PAXSON Dwelling, Auto, Liability, Life, General Phone CY 4-4512 KOSSUTH MUTUAL, INSURANCE ASSOCIATION Over $74,090,000 worth of insurance in force. A home company. Safe, secure. Phone CY 4-3756 Lola Scuffham. Sac'y HERBST INS. AGENCY For Auto, House, Household f<x)ds, and Many Other Forms Fhone CY 4-3733 Tad S. Haibst ANDY CRAWFORD General Agent Iowa Farm Mutual Ins. Co. Affiliated with Farm Bureau Auto (With $10 Deductible) Life - Kail - Tractor Phone CY 4-3351 HAROLD C. SUNDFT . Representing State Farm Ins. Co. 706 So. Phillips St. tlgona Phone CY 4-2341 AUTO— LIFE— FIRE—HAIL DALE W. LOCKWOOD Representative The Equitable Life ^Assurance Society Of The United States DR. KARL R. HOFFMAN Office in Home Federal Blrjg. Office phone CY 4-434* DR. J. B. HARRIS, JR. , Dentist New Location On Corner Phonp CV 4-2a:u At 622 E. State DOCTORS MEL.VTN G. BOURNE. M. D. Physician & Surgeon 118 N. Moore St. Office phone CY 4-2345 Resident phone CY 4-2277 J. N. KENEFICK, M. D. Physician & Surgeon 218 W. State Street Office phone CY 4-2353 Resident phone CY 4-2614 Burt, Iowa Chiropractor ksult of a mishap He Tonight" and "Hollywood Sings." apartment house with his $10,000 su ff ere d a severe cul on one foot . , ...... tw cash and a mortgage Loan, w hen h* stepped on a |>iece of L *+ s check further into this Through depression, war years t <i ass -while /walking barefoot show's potentials. Harvc Pres- and the post-war boom years h* Friday night. It was a tough time ncll > previously best known as an lived rent-free in one apart- O f yc ar to be on crutches', opera and concert baritone and m«nt. The income from the * * * former soloist with the Roger others more than paid his nuoU- A real old-tashioawd be«i wave Wugner Chorale, ha> U-en signed gage installments and maintcn- moved into this area during the for the male lead. Wlttson states ance costs. Today lie could see week. Despite the fact residents that Presncll was brought to the bis property for about $50,000. hated it, the mercury shot up to attention of the show's producers —o— 92 degrees-June 17 after hitting by WiUson's wife Bini. GOOD INSURANCE — The 90 the day before. A fifth «f art * • VDHi of atomic energy in industry inch of rainfall was registered "As a talent scout, Rini's bal- w relatively new but 4t state* during tit* pnriud. Continued Ung a ttu>uaan4." WUlsoo de«lajr- have now passed" workmen's warrri weather and possible show- ed. "Her last find was fittfe Etftfje compensation laws, to protect erb were predicted, further en- Hodges for 'Mubic Man,' und we Pfc, O||. CY 4*4177 Phone 201 Pi. R P. . . _ Chiropractor Over Penney*s Office Phone ~- CY 4-3373 Hours: 9:00 — 5:00 Open Friday Night Dt. Willum L. CU«a Chirapractor Ml £_ &im|* B|. 4*34i9 CAROL L. PLOTT, M.D. 110 N. Moore Street Practice Limited to Surgery Office Hours by Appointment CYpress 4-4864 Office CYpress 4-4331 Residence • JOSEPH M. ROONEY Physician & Surgeon 114 N. Moore Office phone CY 4-2224 Resident phone CY 4-2232 JOHN M. SCHUTTER. MJ>.< Physician & Surgeon ' 220 No. Dodge, Algona Office phone CY 4-4490 Resident phone CY 4-2335 OPTOMETRISTS DR. L. L. SNYDER Optometrist 113 East State Algona Telephone CY 4-27U Closed Saturday Afternoons Drs. SAWYER and ERICKSON , Eyes Examined Contact Lenses ' Hearing Aid Glasses 9 East State Street Algona, Iowa Phone CYpress 4-2196 Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed Saturday Afternoons DR. C. M. O'CONNOR Optometrist Visual Analysis & Visual 108 South HarJan St (Home Federal Bldg.) PHONE CY 4-3743 Form Carltra Farm Mansftmts* Com***? lZVt N. Ph. CY 4-2IH Ntancock ttiimfcaMr _ P T^f wwwmmt Pw^rifH^^f^pf Alto i K»u«th \

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