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2-Algoria (t£j UppMta Moln« Tuesday, Aug. 2, De$ mm KENNEDY VS. NIXON Rock Rapid* Reporter - Right now it looks like Mr Kennedy will be nominated- far the prest* dency about fhe timd ydu ar« reading this paper. He has b&eri pretty much In control of thihgs for the past several weeks and while there have been those who thought he could be stopped — most everyone who is realistic was! agreed that he couldn't be stopped. Kennedy won the nomination because he put on the bigger and better campaign. He went out and asked for votes — while Johnson/ Symington and Stevens, stayed home. It seems that It always pays to go out and ask for votes — If you want them. the Kennedy machine — and it is a machine — a very efficient, well-oiled, smoothly operating political machine, will now swing Into action <with its objective, selling Kennedy as the next president of the United States. * * - * i LET'S YOU AND HIM FIGHT- S , • (Exchange) "Almost every day somebody walks' Into your newspaper office and soys to the editor, let's you and him figKt.' "The object is to get the editor to exert the vaunted power of the press against a third *• party who has slighted, mistreated, ignored, cheated or in some other fashion done the dirt to the complainant. "The complainant, the man who rushes in and volunteers to hold the editor's coat, had rather not get involved, publicly. All he wants, he states, is for the paper to expose the miscreant as a doer of evil, deeds, a charlatan, a wife, beater,, a ticket fixer and orte not to be trusted-around maiden ladies. "But does the complainant offer to sign ti letter? Is he willing to be quoted Not him. Just tell the world in your own words what a stinker he is — say the information came from a highly - placed source—something like that. Don't use my name—I'd get a reputation of being loose-tongued. •"The editor clucks sympathetically over man's inhumanity to man. He insists, however, that authority for statements must be forthcoming. "Complainant thereupon assumes an attitude of outraged dignity, implying the newsman isn't interested in the best local news story in a decade, and should not be questionjpg ri aji informant of complainant's reputation."""Beyond that, complainant sayeth not." * * * This hope of the world for future peace may, strangely enough, rest on the possibility that two Communist giants, Russia and China, now seem to be having a difference of ideologies. Let us hope that it continues to differ, thus effecting a strange and unexpected counterbalance in world politics. tipper JDrs ill E. Call Street—Ph. CY 4-3535T-Algona, Iowa Entered aa second class matter at the postoffice at Algona. Iowa, under Act of Congress of March 3, 1879. Issued Tuesday in I960 By THE UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. R. B. WALLER, Editor & Publisher DON SMITH, News Editor DARLENE KINSEY, Advertising Mgr. GEO. M. SMITH, Foreman NATIONAL EDITORIAL NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE Weekly Newspaper Representatives, Inc. 404 Fifth Ave., New York 18, N. Y. SUBSCRIPTION flATES IN ICOSSUTH CO. Ona Year, in advance r - $3.00 Both Algona papers, in combination, per year $5.00 Single Copies lOc SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE KOSSUTH One Year, in advance $4.00 Both Algona papers in combination, one year $6.00 No subscription less than 6 munlhs. OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING RATES ON REQUEST FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SPENDING \' Grundy Register — Voters will remember how the" Truman administrdtlon was chargec wlfh extravagance and waste of publle money Those charges served as fhe bdsis for the presidential campaign in 1952 when Dwlght Eisenhower was a candidate" for the first time. Voters will also remember Candidate Eisenhower's promise to bring more prosperity to the farmers anc to reduce federal expenditures. All farmers know they have shared less rather than more pros perlty during the past seVen years. The farmers and others know that the promise to reduce federal expenditures has as far fallen short as the prosperity of theAfarrriers. An editdrial writer for The Waterloo Courier in a late issue of that paper sums up the absurdity of the administration with its perform* 'arises when he says:' ' , "On June 30, 1959,.the fiscal year ended with the biggest peacetime.deficit in history — around $12.5 billion. The total six year Eisenhower DEFICIT at that date was $19.4 billion. The first six\years of the Truman administration showed d SURPLUS of $3.7 billion. When Truman departed the deficit totaled $267 billion - it has now grown to $284 billion. The cost of interest on the public debt during.Truman's last full fiscal year was $5.8 billion. Eisenhower has requested $8.6 billion for this same purpose for the fiscal year 1960. The spending policies of the Department of Agriculture graphically illustrate the Eisenhower administration's role in the" spiraling inflation. Secretary Benson promised reorganization and efficiency in the department when he assumed office. In the face of this promise the number of his departmental employes has increased from 67,406 as of Dec. 31, 1952, to 85,543 as of July 1, 1959 - an increase of 36.9%. The Department of Agriculture's 'expenditures 'from 1862 to 1953 totaled $27,6 billion. Since Benson took over he has spent $3-1 billion. This means that the present Republican Secretary of Agriculture has spent more than all his predecessors combined. • ' 'JobiW 'Atteiunir SAMIM-HI Ttmwo tra 1 WABU8HTS «WMt'»ACK ON HIOH MAM WHtN tHI Ottto OIIIVSRWOUIONT DIM H|il" Tht Trartfora Safety Stnkf ' AWafd'Wiftfte?a Bob dofisiditte of —. «-_ - "HeTSm ffeaaflne^efvlce and Ed flhef expehse. ffolliard Of'the' Washington Post. CfUise aS fifSt prize 1 julV.t8 tt"am*e"a fe^MJMiBdrfd of Ision. friendshlp amortf riews|ap*er'meri is strong.as",that m any gtbuft anywhere ' v COfl^eniioh sldeftghiV Every bod/' weafs a 'btldge."-Mfls.t of them ate for* the candidates of their choke. But ' many ar£ humorous,, like ^ 'JJ'rii Against'. KhrUshcKeW' ,,,','Kefexf'and". '.*iV roy'is'H't Here"// Tdnsfof hew* releases cdyeritig, everything ffoni major speeches to 1 the' boyhood life of Ribhard Nixon "are' 'available'" "for--the '8,000 newsmen „ covering 'this convention. Pretty • hostesses pass. ou*a soft drinks 'to newsmen. Ever? hotel room iri town is occupied — enough to accommodate 14,800 persons here ' in one capacity or another. Aspirins and eye-wash are Selling Rave to Mveto «ach dlv- «£ Hie . & s If STAGEY R'. HEN0EftSON '» I * f< , ' I Starting wiih this week'* issue; We dr« prihtlng & sMe-s bf aMlctfeS drt ihtfesllrftf bV SlaceV *R. Hehd*fs6ri, Allied tflrfBet « ih« tie* Ydtk Stock Exchange and Sec?ilary-Trea*'tlr4r. if f.^C, Henderson & Co.,, Inc., Moines,, Iowa. ' , fll station; of store ' • , /HOW 1 rAflotri 'efsfi m.-.the —-—.-• --•=— , 'HftVe been tinW in 'America's history wften ,WTsTnes9 was .so bad .that many companiesVlost money. > ' •'-.;-, ' ', . • Some dortsorations have--prospered and made money fdr, their stockholders, For e&rtlpfe, 1 IBM, Tteac6, 'Reynolds. Metals, etc. EVen &eeping~moriey 1ft the' bahk, or fof that matter in' a m&ttress, involves risk. The vvaluv of mortey goes tic and dowft, too. In the last twenty years the value of ! the Collar, as measured' by what it c'o'uld buy, declined' 100 cents in 1940 to 48 cents itt I960. -non shdres their feeling. Does Truth Really Hurt Republicans Asks Reader The latest estimates Show that ° e«wb« at a fast clip. The orators are more* than 12% 'million Amer- What Are Ths, Best SfOdks 'having a field day. The police, leans' own stocks. rfOMe of these • ."*}**' ^ a . „„„ .the street cleaners, the hotel Americans are very wealthy Here,,it depends on what you maids, the. telephone operators pe'Opie. Sonie are business execu- want from y our nvjestmeima. are glad it happens only once fives who share-in the owner- An elderly couple who must every four- years. And Ray Ver- ship bf the companies they work Jive on the income from their „„„ .i,-«i. tfc«4r *»«,«. loft-Most investors are in the investments is chief y interested $5;000 to $10,000 income range, in dividends and safety of their Asi dft example, the druggist may money.. - _ •. own shares in P'arke, Davis & A young couple earning more Company; the farmer may own than enough to meet current ex- shares in International Harvest- penses is primarily interested in er, Or maybe Walnut Grove Pro- growth stock? which they think dUots Company; or-any number show ,toromise of increasing m of people may own shares in value. They are not interested their local utility like Iowa Elec- in the dividends at the present trie Light & Power. Many of our insurance companies- invest part of their ONE SENTENCE - TOLD THE STORY ... Eagle Grove Eagle — Forty one men from 10 communities in North Central Iowa attended a meeting in Ames with engineer Harold Hanson who is making a survey of all roads and streets in Iowa for the legislature's highway study committee which is headed by State Senator:Cliff Nolan of lowarCity. , . •• The meetihg was called to have Mr Hanson explain why-his study is recommending that the new north-south super highway 35 be moved east of its original location. As first planned-and as it appears on current maps the big interstate follows a line that parallels Highway 69 on the east clear across the state. Engineer Hanson has suggested thai the new four lane highway start to veer east at Highway 20 until it approaches a location closer to Hampton and Mason City. Above Mason City it will start back west again to get around Albert Lea and the lake at Albert Lea. The 41 men from the 10 towns along 69 heard a nice long presentation of the study that had been made and the reason for shifting over away from Belmond and Forest City. Boiled down it said, "Mason City is the largest city in north central Iowa and there is a great desire for a route that goes from Mason City to Des Moines from that area." The fact that they are adding some 25 or 30 miles to the route from Kansas City to Minneapolis (the original purpose of the interstate) doesn't seem to make any difference. Just'how much will be added to the cost also seems unimportant compared to the convenience of both Des Moinos and Mason City. Engineer Hanson illustrated his talk with dozens of charts and maps. One of the maps purportedly showed the desire for travel between certain places. This map showed a desire to go from Mason City to Des Moines that was about 10 times as great as was the desire to go from Fort Dodge to Des Moines. Fort Dodge and Mason City are approximately the same size cities. And when someone challenged the statements or pictures that showed more Mason City people wanting to go to Des Moines than it did fort Dodge people with the same desire there Was no answer. You can form your own conclusions but we don't believe it either. The simple fact remains that Des Moines (particularly) wants a nice highway to bring Mason City people down there shopping instead of letting them go to Minneapolis where many are now going. And Mason City people want a nice highway to bring Des Moines people to the Clear Lake resort area instead of having them go to Okobojis where many are now going. During the Republican Convention, , the key 'speaker, Mr. udd of Minnesota, severely at- acked what he called a drawing [own of prestige of our country iy the Democratic party during he convention in Los Angeles. Mr. Judd quoted Senator 1 Kennedy's remark that we 'Were coming in second in the field ol defense. Judd stated that he felt Senator Kennedy was •' drawing down the prestige, of_our country by this remark. He also stated that the film shown during the Democratic convention - al so brought down the prestige of the country by showing the .slums and- defects that, have: taken place in our country in the past eight years. One of the problems bur country is facing is the problem bf lack of knowledge on the part of the citizens or the United States. Would Mr. Judd then prefer that we, the people of the Unite'd States are not enlighten- ed''^ 1 to what is going bn'in r 'thd country in which everyone is to play such an important part? Wouldn't it be better that we, aS citizens, know the problems of our country so mat we might share the responsibility as strong and free citizens? The Democratic party has told the people the grim' facts of where our country stands. These facts can be changed from grimness into a peaceful reality, but only if the people realize these facts and do something about them. To have action we time. They feel tney should sacrifice present income for future profit. • . rnwra THE FILES OF THE paHies, invest part of their Before you invest decide with ALGONA UPPER DES MOINES money in stocks. So do practical- the help of a stock broker what AUGUST 6, 1940 iy all the pension funds which objectives you want. DO you have realization, and thisds what i • • :' rrtahy companies have Set up for want extra inQpme? Are y6u sav- the Democratic party has put A Bode youth, Merwin Olson, theft- employees. About $1,000,- »n6 Oto . send the children to 90!before us. 23, died shortly after noon Mort- -000,000 worth of Sears, Roebuck jege? Are you settin^up a re- Yes, it's true, the film which day of injuries received the day" stock, for example,, is owned by tirement fund? Ihere are many - - one-car crash on Sears, Roebuck employees purposes you might have for included facts about the slums before in a and such is.only that of a minor- highway 44, south of West Bend, through their pension fund. ity. But it is the minority which Young Olson, son of Mr. and Mrs!. Thus, we Americans live today we must regain into the major- Oscar Olson, was passenger in an iri a growing people's capitalism ity to have a more perfect and auto driven by a Humboldt man where millions and millions of us your investment program. when the vehicle missed a curve directly or indirectly "own stock A n j_ p «/ undivided union. Does the truth really hurt the and plunged into a ditch. The certificates representing a share Republican party this much? Of driver escaped with minor injur- in "American business, course, it's, always easier to hear ies. Olson's injuries included a good things even if we know fractured skull. He succumbed at that they are not completely Lutheran hospital, Fort Dodge, truthful. But why hear good things when these things end up Belly in a destructive end. o f Mr. As Americans we deserve to Burt, Family Dinner A. family .' dinner was held at July of Dr. and Mrs G. V and boys of Long Beach, Calif. Why Do PeoplcTsuy Stocks? Others prese buSs s v con^eirsr ^ i^iL^ s Hieohoff,'daughter and prosper in tne; years ahead, gr^s e Mr ^nd,Mr "Kenneth Vern Riebhoff, They want someplace to put the r 0"^^ and C^nnL vHuchJs r< - - , had a pet pony named surplus funds after (1) Paying vSac clty ^ ' \^ U8nes *• know the truth, whether good or ; "Topsy". Betty Ann, 4, went to their bllls « ( 2 » keeping an "em- •" _J ', v bad. We must first accept the get "Topsy" out of a shed so she ergency reserve" in the savings Commissions are not paid on facts and then do something could go for a ride and was bank, and (3) having adequate arguments about them. The facts have been greatly surprised to, find a baby insurance protection. laid before us. Now the people pony standing alongside "Topsy". must examine all the facts be- She had no trouble finding a tween now and November with- name for the new arrival, suttl- a,n open and clear mind. Every- ing for "Duke". Betty, Ann was made. but on salei pne must now make an exerted,. qSaite an accomplished -rider .; 'effort to study each' candidate" Kbd ridden "Topsy like a cow-* £ arid the platform on which each boy (or cowgirl) since her third candidate stand. Through all this birthday. [ he must lay aside all prejudices * .••».. and finally choose the man in Rain moved inio this area dur- which he wants to place his ing five of the seven days of the future and the future, of America week and slowed threshing to a and perhaps the world. Then, halt. Only a minor portion of lastly, he must, get in and fight threshing in the'county had been Professional Directory J INSURANCE for what he believes in. completed when the rains came. For . only througn Intelligent The more thaii three inches 01 2 E State and eager interest can our coun- rain- that fell during the period, ' try retain the number one spot, however, practically insured a A. J. (Arnie) Hicklefs Hospitalization ' Health & Accident >< Life — Auto — Fire — Hail Personal Claim Service CY 4-452« —A. Subscriber Lone Rock, Iowa Washington 'Jiighlights A JTeettly Report from the Nation** Capital by Ray Verne* huge corn crop. High 'temperature reading for the period was 91 August 2, while the low was 67 August 4. Almost an inch and a half of rain fell July 29 and again August 1. » * » Mr. and Mrs. William Green of Sexton were hoping their son, Tommy, would have a little better luck during coining weeks. MVttv.1 1UUIX UUllll£ UUlIllIlg WL.UJ\a. m -*-f n i During the preceding week, the ______ boy had his troubles. ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY J. H. (Jim) KOLP Surety Bonds — All Lines of Insurance 208 East State St. Phone vCY 4-3178 BLOSSOM INSURANCE AGENCY All Lines of Insurance Automobile - Furniture Loari Phone CY 4-2735 Coverage . . Buying Power With Qualify Surveys have shown that 95 percent of all buying power in non-metropolitan communities (In areas |lk« Kossuth County) rests in the hand* of people who art lubscribing to their home-town, county-seal rt«w»Paper. Thflt is why you get not only coverage - bM» 0UAUTY COVfRAGE In your advertising message in .... IT'S GOOD BUSINESS TO 00 BUSINESS AT HOMf THE AIGONA UPPER DES MOINES Read By Over 5,400 Fcimille* lath Issue (Note: Ray Vernon attended the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles and was also in Chicago for the Republican National Convention. His column this week gives some impressions . and observations gleaned from being on hand for what can best be described as the two biggest shows on earth.) If a person had to tell the story of these two conventions in one He was would be Sen. John Kennedy and suddenly taken ill with convul- Sen. Lyndon Johnson, in that 4S1O1 } S Monday and a doctor had order. But after it was all over to b ? callecl - , T *vo days later, he in Los Angeles the experts found ?; an , ' nto an electric fence on the a dozen ways to u A plain how this p - W. Hansen farm and cut deep came about. In Chicago the ex- gashes on his neck and chin. For- perts are again making predic- tunately, he was getting along tions, pointing out why this or J ust flnc> — at lcast at the m °that kind of ticket can't succeed. All of iwhich means that the ex- perls will probably be wrong ment. 1 BOHANNON INSURANCE SERVICE 1 N. Dodge St. Ph. CY 4-444a Home - Automobile - Farm Polio Insurance CHARLES D. PAXSON , Dwelling, Auto, Liability, Life, General Phone CY 4-4512 again. Ted Ziilrilsch of Algona suffered an injury in an unusuai accident that was expected to keep him immobile for at least 01 iiiu.,e ivvu i:ui,v»:iuiuns m one At no time in history has SO thr ep months HP siiffprorl •, word that word would have io be much moncy been spent to buy twisted back seveial weeks oar confusion. The only dni,r,nee is a sput O n the White House £ while workYns for a loca] that the Democrats managed u> meny-go-round. Both Kennedy nsul^lon fim and had' lus ^ get through their big circus with and Johnson are wealthy men CrncW Sis job after a lay-off the plain, every day confusion. But an d the dollars flowed like wine the Republicans, on the other i n Los Angeles. The Nelson ilc „,„„ .,.., hand, are struggling aloi« in or- Rockefeller millions are creating wall of a gamzed confusion. Selecting the j ust a s much of a sensation in pwtrir. Hri KOSSUTH MUTUAL INSURANCE ASSOCIATION Over $74,000,000 worth of insurance in force. A home company. Safe, secure. Phone CY 4-3756 Lola Scuffham- Sec'y HERBST INS. AGENCY For Auto, House, Household foods, ' " DENTISTS \ DR. KARL R. HOFFMAN Office in Home Federal BLig. Office phone CY 4-434* DR. J. B. HARRIS. JR. Dentist New Location Oh Corner Phonp CY 4-2334 Al 622 E. Stale DOCTORS ~ ME1.VIN G. BOURNE, M. 0. ' Physician & Surgeon 118 N. Moore St. Office phone CY 4-2348 . Resident phone. CY 4-2277 J. H. KENEFICK, M. D. Physician & Surgeon rt 218 W. State Street Office phone CY 4-2353 Resident phone CY 4-2614 home with an electric drill while standing on Ted S, Heibsl we sann men who will lead this country Chicago as the New York gover- wot-round A Thock caused in ts most trin eriod Iowa Farm Mutual Ins. Co. in its most trying period should noi coyly goes about the business To urn hs body in such a v^ be senous busing One .ets an of denying he's running for any- ha a vertabra m h s Jecently- ** fi i tat ^ .*%-*«*-B W eau enurely c M terent feeing «s he thing. Vice President Nixon isn't SSveVS back" snapped. 1 He was , tne aeiLgau-s ol both so well-healed bui his supporters mshprl to •> hn«n;tni f™- tr^,-,t un nhiAiit tlw. V-,Mc,,i. t . ~t ' ,- - . i UallCU IO ti IlOSpuai IO1 irCclt- t,o aooui int Du.sincAS ot arc spending money just as lav- m ent. Auto (with $10 Deductible) Ljfe , Hail .. Tractor Phone CY 4-3351 picking the candidates of their as the others. What chance . choice. We may nave even n aeh- W0 uld a poor man like Abraham the Al- 1 Ur. i» m l guch of " old home wc ' ei4 '" Pl '°' bably the closest group of re- men at the start of the game, hor dub hdd the "^esspry nine HABOLD q Representing State Farm Ins, Co. . 708 So. Phillip? St. Ugona Phone CY 4-2341 AUTO-LIFE-FIRg-HAlt DALE W, , " Representaiive The" - - 1 -•• ' CAROL L. PLOTT, M.D. 110 N. Moore Street Practice Limited to Surgery, Office Hours by Appointment;' CYpress 4-48C4 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 4-2333 OPTOMETRISTS DR. L. L. SNYDER Optometrist 113 East State Algona Telephone CY 4-27H Closed Saturday Afternoons oteotlons And this , ' first time in a number of game - should bt! forfeited to Alof sen 'rheDeopJc would hv ' Thcre J l Mal ' ty °' Connor ' « ona ' II was ^ 'i«t victory for a mon direct n-?rt in h , i * *¥ « rcat labor rc 'P ortcr *««• ^ lopals after tour losses. Swea fion th-m th'y do , ow in ±* ^ ica ^' S ^f^ and H"* 1 * 1 ^ ^ V™^ ™* tied for ic deLates to T J ^ i Afbeen, pMblJt' rdatipns man for iirit place in the Iwop with 4-J ovc-rv f< ur Vl -,,x ajllVL ' lltloI « ffie Sincfeh- J0JJ Corporatfiiq - jn jt-eords. - * tvciy loui yeaii,. 8hicago. the list is long and they « « * "~°~ - |tfe all here: Billy Fly the, Jr., of Firs* place in bolh divisipns of Everybody is an expert at • the Re|uibiican Congressional the Algoag Merejiiftt's Goodwill political tunvtatiwi. Oddly, CGmmMtee, iwtio*8liy-*yndic8ted ropuisrity Contett thanaed dw- enough, no one predicted that columnist Ed Koterba, Gus Mil- inj the week, with Dorothy Dai- tlie Democratic ttaadaid btaiti-s ler of tht; Republican National ley taking over top spot in the Bh. Chiropractor^ Dr. D. P. ArnQl4 Chiropractor „.„ Oy er « e nney's Olfice PJjpne «. dV 4-3378 Hours: 9:QQ ^ 9;0Q • Open Fridsy Ifight Drs, SAWYER 8 nd ERICKSQN Eyes Examined Contact Lenses Hearing Aid Glasses 9 East State Street Algona, Iowa Phone CYpress 4-2198 Hours: 9;00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Closed Saturday Afternoons PH. C/M. O'CONNOR «• , . 'Optometrist Visual Analysis & Visual Trainittl 108 South Harlan St m (Home Federal Bldg.) PHONE CY 4-3743 Management Farm Cpmpany 12% N. Dod|| ' frying f«li Alto

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