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(!•.) Op|»«r D* MoiUM Tuesday, Oct. 18, 1960 fle$ulome$ SCHOOL ATHLETIC FACILITIES A suggestion came from school administrative officials last week that a new athletic plant rnigflt be deyolped for Ahgona .High school on part of a 35-acrt site purchased several years ajgo in the southeast corner of the city limits for school purposes. * Area citizens were invited to give their reactions. . Reasons given for the proposal were (1) there is a lack of practice fields, (2) there is a lack of good facilities for track, and (3) facilities now available at the fairgrounds might not be available in the future. On point one, there may not be enough practice fields with three teams working out, varsity, frosh-soph and junior high. However the teafrii have managed to get along for a good many years, even prior to obtaining the facilities at the fairgrounds. It is also true that the present track at the Athletic Park gets badly _cut up between track seasons. Any track will require considerable attention, however, every spring, be it new or old. As to the fairgrounds football field and. amphitheatre, fair board officials say they have no intention of refusing permission for use of the field or grandstand. There has been talk of relocating the fair and selling off the land of the present site. This is no farther along than when first broached several years ago. It seems to us that the location of the present football field in front of a covered grandstand, is the best in the North Central conference. The parking facilities, all off-street, are also far better than most places. The field itself probably could be smoothed out and improved, but it is far from poor. Thinking in terms of the specta- tgrs as well as the players, would a new field located farther out, and with only a bleacher- type seating, be an improvement? » -The thought also occurs to us that if the fair board should decide to move the fair to crnother site, the present fairgrounds site is a riych better one than the 35-acres purchased by t§e school system several years back. It also has of readymade football field, grandstand, and baseball diamond that with some improvement could become satisfactory. There is also ample rpom for a track. ( If we have to sub-divide something, let's syb-divide the 35 acres and keep the fairgrounds. ".".'. During,the past.three years with the fruitless efforts' on the' gridiron, nobody seemed anuch concerned about where anyone^prajtked or for /hat maW,'where' they^played. Maybe, ft is a good omen for present and future teams that sj?me thought is being given to the matter. 'Who Ever Heard Of Changing Boats In The Middle Of A Stream? 1 ALL NIXON RIVALS GET IT Somehow or other, Richard M. Nixon never firtds a Democratic opponent whose patriotism is above suspicion. In each campaign, he raises some question imputing a deficiency in Americanism to his adversaries. He did it with Truman and Stevenson, and now he is doing it with Kennedy. Among the many observers who have commented on this curious habit is United Feature Syndicate columnist Inez Robb, who writes that Nixon's present Democratic rival "is Nixon-guilty because he will not accede to the demand of the Republican candidate that any and all criticism of the present Administration is harmful and un- American while Nikita Khrushchev is in these United States." "Since the Russian leader has indicated that he may sit it out here until January, Nixon would effectively muzzle the opposition," Miss Robb adds. "That would, indeed, be very nice for him and the GOP." Mr Nixon's penchant for innuendo and slur has served to envenom the political atmosphere anc M ower tne quality °f American campaigns during the 14 years he has been on the scene. Quite apart from that aspect of the matter, his self-serving tactics in this instance tend to confuse the most vital issue before the American people today. Commenting that Mr Nixon "was seeing a non-existent danger in Mr Kennedy's campaign oratory," the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette said: "In-calling upon his opponent to soft pedal remarks about our defenses and foreign policy, Mr Nixon may have converse effect. The enemy might suspect that things are even worse than described by Mr Kennedy and that Mr Nixon wois trying to cover up our most serious weakness." The Post-Gazette concluded its editorial with a recommendation that Nixon concentrate his attention on bringing out the accomplishments of the Eisenhower Administration in.the defense and foreign policy fields, as he will find the voters "competent to weigh these against the criticism of Mr Kennedy." It is time for real debate, and time that the Republicans finally abandoned the old Nixon "low road" tactics. "After 14 years," said the Matsonville, Calif, Register-Pajaronian, "we're getting a little bit suspicious that perhaps Richard Nixon is not the ONLY real American running for office, and that perhaps ALL his op. 'pohents are not servants, unwitting or otherwise, of the Kremlin." • ; •"•;•' <v : • . • *• f * * * , , ; ' : . '. •• i .. THE DEBATE AS WE SAW IT Indianola Tribune — Although we would be among the first to agree that last week's TV own space program. They are licve' it or not, n tail, which concerned — deeply concerned — the root stub of the potato. The that the iwo candidates are not potato was no runt, either, ac- sufficjently alert to the Nation's cording to scales used to weigh space needs. What so many overt it. It hit the scales at just less look is that this emphasis on than" t\*o pounds. Another Tit.on- space is not simply a desire to ka farmer, Martin Brandt, also prove we have the ability to land had quite a display at the bank. It was a sugar beet that weighed eight {Sounds. *'!*.* With 3,144 officially registered in Kossuth county for the Selcc- a man on the Moon or make a round-trip swing around Mars. It is much more than that. — o — There is the military aspect which cannot be ignored In u Scrvicc Act (usua i ly ca llcd be other words one cannot , nc draf()i lht ; Second of divorced from the other. It would ui rcfld fof World Wfir „ be foolish to have thc best A,r , h h nobod kncw jt t t , Force in the world, or the best p Army or the best Navy and ignore completely the reaches of lime) began here. Each of the prospective draftees were to rc- ,. , .. , . ceivc a number. Following as- outer space. A ready, it has been signmcnt o{ thcsc numbers, demonstrated that early success- w h was feei completed al , cs in space exploration made oycr 1he United Slate thc na . possible new concepts in surveil- tiona , drawing was lo be hcld ln lance (over-head spying) which Washington, D . C . It wns in this the order of could never be done with aircraft. Communication, all important in modern warfare, is vastly way that the order of calling men was determined. A notice ... . , . , also appeared stating that if any improved through use of special ma , c betwecn thc ages of 21 and bti equipment in orbit around the earth. The potenual for predicting weather, especially essential in military planning, has been broadened many fold by our space program. So, as we sec here, the Nation which lags in space may well lag in military preparedness., 1 —o— : There are encourgaging signs, named county commander Of the American Legion at a meeting of the Legion and Auxiliary' at Wesley last week. Joe Lowe of Algona was namcu vice 'commander. Tom Garry of Bancroft was the retiring commander of the county Legion organization. The 125 in attendance enjoyed a fine musical program following the election of officers. 36 had not registered for some reason or other, he had better get in touch with his local draft board at ance. * * * . . Draft registration for Richard Miller of LuVcrnc fell on tin- wrong day — his birthday. Young Miller reached the ,age of 2) Oct 16 and thus registered Cancer Film* All . beauticians in Kossuth county are urged to attend a showing of cancer movies at Veronica's Beauty Shop in Algona at 8 p.m. tomorrow (Wednesday), Oct. 12 For further information, call CY 4-4376. fe'iliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiriiilllHllllliJllllillllllllllllllllllllHlllllllllllllHIIIIIIIi'J ! PLANTATION! BALLROOM I Whtttemor*, Iowa I You Can Address Questions To Him At BOX 66 KALISPELL, MONTANA meanwhile, that Mr Kennedy with the rest of the eligible males and Mr Nixon will be giving. in tnc county. ^ these grave matters more than Mrs H. A. Blanchard of Lone /\ column for teril- • By Don Hblllgori grave matters more lip'service in the few remaining . , weeks before thc election. It may H°<* Proved to be the top foot be that in their preoccupation ball prognosticalor during the with discussions of other domes- week when she copped op ho- tic and international matters nors in the weekly cotttestspon- thcy have not seen fit to dwell <?P.rcd by thc Upper Des Dear Teen-Agers and Children: Here's your chance to possibly earn some Christmas spending money and all of you will have equal opportunities to win. "Under 21" is sponsoring two separate writing on our space weaknesses. r | f m-LJ-mi. The authoritative weekly magazine will in Missiles und Rockets 1 ' large measure deserve contests with cash prizes of $25.00 each to.the winners in each of credit jf .the candidates decide to two divisions. •••-.••_ and several Algona business firms (thc contest has since grown- to include 20 local firms) Mrs Blanchard had to go nil oul due to thc fact her husbanc grabbed second place thc wcel Thc Lonn Rock Division A is for pupils in the seventh, eighth and ninth grades. a - n open letter to the two candi- ivision B is ior 10th, llth and 12th grade pupils. dates the magazine complained Division Subject matter is this: 'What I Believe the World Needs Most This Christmas." Your entry must not exceed 150 words and can be speak out on the- space issue. In before. Thc Lone Rock -wonlai H - - -• picked every winner 1 right on tho nose. Entry in the contest in those days wns limited to one pe person and one man had six en Mr Kennedy and .Mr tries thrown out of contention on strict enforcement of the rules. * V * dates the magazine comph there has been no real debate on this most critical of issues. It called • Oi\ typewritten or not. Entries will not bo judged as much on how they appear on paper, either typed or written in long hand, as they will Nixon to comc f O rth and endorse be on the basic idea you write about. as a matter of national policy a Include your name, age, address, grade in school and the name se t O f goals We should seek to of your school on your entry and mail it to your local newspaper acn ieve. Among other things, this or.directly to me. Entries must be postmarked not later'than Nov- na tional policy would,:recognize ember 30 to be eligible'for the $25.00 prize in each division. tlial we arc ; n a strategic space Remember, you don't have to be a professional writer in order to racc wiln t | ie Soviets. : enter. Put your thoughts down on paper and send them along. You o may win the prize' in your, division. Good luck. j^, Kennedy, has .already an* * *,,,*,., , swerecl thc open letter and Mr Dear Dan: I just turned ,1 1 and would like to know how many Nixon is expected to fol-low suit, nights a week a girl of my age should be allowed out on dates and Mi : Ke n n( , dy to i d "Missiles and inc time she should be home. Thank you. — T.P. Rockets" there is no question • Dear T.P.: The big factor in any dating situation these days are . lhc Russians are win . that school and your studies must take priority over any boy, sad . , , •.* u 1 ht spaace and U Uu.y John Hutchison of Wesley wa SUNDAY, OCT. 23 Guy De Leo SUNDAY, OCT. 30 Big Tiny Little, Jr. formerly with Lawrence W*lk FEATURING Eddie Skeefs Marv Reedttrpm and Tiny Little, Sr. Marv Reedstrom Qrch. Halloween Hjatf & Horns SUNDAY, NOV. 6 Ray Lewis I No Advance g 1 Booth Reservations 1 g Doors Ope.i at 8:30 I illlllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllHIIHIIIIIIIIIjllllliiilllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllli Professional Directory .» , . j,« ja jm ' among me rirsi TO agree inai lasi weeK s iv ,2UganZl tipper J3C» £n0mc& debate between the two presidential contenders ill E. Call Street— Ph. CY 4-3535— Algona, Iowa i' Entered as second class matter at the postoffice '«t. Algona. Iowa, under Act of Congress of ' Marcl) 3. 1879. »•- ' - ; - ' -- ' Issued Tuesday in 1960 By UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. R. B. WALLER, Editor & Publisher DON SMITH, News' Editor MERLE PRATT, Advertising Mgr. GEO. M. SMITH, Foreman NATIONAL EDITORIAL AFFtlAIE ,'UMBER NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE Weekly rVewspaper Representatives,. Inc. 404 fifth Aye., New Yprk 18, N. Y. SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN KOSSUTH CO. On^ Year, tn advance $3.00 Both AlgQna papers, In combination, per year $5.00 Single Copies ">c SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE KOSSUTH One Vpar, in advapce __i, $4.00 poth-Algona papers in combination, one year ....$6.00 typ ^ubscrip^on Jess than 6 moatbq. OFFICIAL CITY ANP COUNTY NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING RATES ON REQUEST resulted in no deep or clean cut victory for either party, there were a few things which this prejudiced eye thought were of significance. Nationwide, these seems to be general agreement that Jack Kennedy made 'slightly' the best appearance and impression, but the press has been quick to point out that this small.edge was too minute to be of apy long range import. We can't help but ask ourselves this one question: If the slight edge hqd been in Mr Nixon's favor, would it have been as equally played down and de-emphasized as it has been for Jack Kennedy, or would the press haye seized upon it as the "key to Nixon's ability to better handle the problems of the world," and hence the "beginning of his snowball to victory?" Sometimes the scope and importance of p yjctary or a defeat can be of far different rnpgpifudes, depending upon which side you stand. At any rate, this debate should have dispelled all doubts that have been raised about Kennedy's ability to handle himself in case he were to come up acjpinst a "tight" situation. Certainly the chips were gl) cjpwr)- and there was no one to lean upqp. Jhe American public saw it as it happened, before any fi|rn was edited or deleted, and those ,wh,p had. committed themselves to the Kennedy ticket prior to the debate found reason to bp syre (hey hqd made t^e right decision. On the feasis of fhis fqce-fo-fpce meetings, democrafs across (h^ cqyntry were more than ever sure ttfat they h,pd ^ent the right man in quest of the Presidency thjs November! * ' * * It is puzzling t§ read how so many university and college foptball teqms are "relying on youth," according tp our spprts writers. What's so strange about thpt? as those words sound, I think a'girl of 17 should be allowed at least 3 ne and possibly two dates a. week but not on school nights. Friday '^0 ^HhThe Democ7aVcan ,nd Saturday nights are good date nights. Your time coming in ^.^ Tl^TAo s ate " J£L,...i.j &,„ n-«, *:„,„ ««,.,,^t.. *«1i ,,„,, *„ /,v,r^,L- ;„ iha hn,,cn QHIC WC'lll SO 131 as IO bid 11 I, •Siouldflbe the'time your parents tell you to check in the house. •'* The five other nights should be devoted to your parents, your girl friends, your school work and keeping your wardrobe and your room in order. Okay? * * * * Dear Dan: If a boy asks a girl for a movie date and gets turned candi- that "if a man orbjts eaflli. thja year' his name will .be. ivan." These may sound like ambitious undertakings. They are,but A^f CO A J-'Ul* • AJ.e»t_»WJrC4».J"OtAtj*l* **-'*". 1*1 "TA^""","""^^-^ "*.«*••!-v* , .. . fi • . down two weeks in succession, should he ask her again or should he this should not stop us trom try- t.cccpt the fact she doesn't want'to date him? I've asked, this same ?nfi to achieve them. If we could girl twice now and each time she said she already had a date for look at the Russian schedule we that night. I know she isn't going steady so maybe it's just me. What would probably find target dates do'you think I should do? — Not Sure. much closer to 1960. American . Dear Not Sure: If I were you, I'd ask her once more. This time, observers are convinced thc Rus- however, ask for a date at least a week in advance. -If she says sians are about'to'launch some- she's again already dated up and doesn't seem to give any encourage- thing big. If it is a man in space menl for asking again, take that as her final decision and don't American prestige will suffer a waste your time with her. . severe setback. At a time when * «• . * * our prestige is already at low- Dear Dan: I'm a girl of 18 and have a brother two years younger ebb in many parts of the world who knows more about my personal life than he should. I've done a we can't offord this kind of set- couple of things I'm ashamed of and my brother somehow found oul back at the hands of the Rus- about them, Horn the boy I dated, I guess, and keeps hanging the sians. threat of lolling Mom over my head unless I'm nice to him. His way of my being "nice" is lo give him spending money whenever he needs it. I make my spending money by baby-sitting and unless you can give me a solution to my problem, will have to keep being''-'njce' 1 to my brother. Please help. — Worried. Dear Worried: I don't know what your brother '''has" on you but I'm sure il isn't that bad that you have to bow down to him. My advice is to tell your mother and ifope she'll understand. Maybe you should be ashamed of yourself for whatever you did but so should your-.brother. • ' ' . • t • * * . » Dear Dan: Everytime I go to visit my girl her, mother drops PROM THE FILES OF THE whatever she's doing ;;nd conies and sits irt thc Ihving room with us. &LGONA UPPERDES MOINES ' OCT. 22. 1940 ' not that she doesn't trust us but she's just so friendly, she feels ' Under The Mistletoe! YpM can kiss q girl pncp a year «nc|@f the mi$t|e tpe, but you can get business every ddy wit newspaper advertising I she has to get into the conversation all the time.'Is there anything we can do about her? — Two Worried Teen-Agers. _ » u -j i_ • • i . . .. Dear Te.en-Agers: Sorry but if you like-each other well enough, ,. Ernest Heifleclwr. Lakota, wot) .11 _... .... •...:.,_ ..._:._:.:.-, .....-.../._•.. :..., , : , :. t „ , .*,- .?.?.,' the county corn husking champ- INSURANCE A. J. (Arnie) Ricklefs Hospitalizatkm Health & Accident Life — ' Auto — Fire — Personal Claim Service 2 E. State CY 4-4529 - r-,-i •-. !•.,.>• : . i, ... , . ..... v - ~ ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY J. R. (Jim) KOLP Surety Bonds — All Lines of Insurance 206 East State St. Phone CY 4-3176 BLOSSOM INSURANCE AGENCY All Lines of Insurance Automobile - Furniture Loan 7 N. Dodge Phone CY 4-2733 BOHANNON INSURANCE SERVICE 1 N. Dodge St. Ph. CY 4-4443 Home • Automobile - Farm Polio Insurance CHARLES D. PAX8ON Dwelling, Auto, Liability, Life, General Phone CY 4-4512 KOSSUTH MUTUAL JIfrfUhANCE ASSOCIATION Over $74,000,000 worth of in purance in force. A home company. Safe, secure. Phone CY 4-3756 Lola Scuffhanv Sec'r HERBBT INS. AGENCY For Auto, House, Household and Many Other *»hope CY 4-37.33 • S. « Chiropractor pr. D. P. Arnold Chiropractor Over Penney's Office Phone — CY 4-3378 Hours: 9:00 — 5:00 Open Friday Night Dr. William L. Clegg Chiropractor 521 E. State St. Houri: 9:00 — 6:00 thru Sat 9:00 — 9:00 Friday Ph. Off. CY 4-4677 RM. CY 4-3461 DOCTORS MELVIN G. BOURNE. M. D. Physician & Surgeon 118 N. Moore St. Office phone CY 4-2349 Resident phone CY 4-2277 J. N. KENEFICK. M. P. Physician & Surgeon 218 W. State Street Office phone CY 4-2353 Resident phone CY 4-2614 CAROL L. PLOTT. M.D. '11Q N. Moore Street Practice Limited to Surgery Office Hours by Appointment CYpress 4-4864 Officp CYpress 4-4331 Residence you'll put up with uninvited company and like it. Maybe girl cpu Id speak to }ier pad ynd see if he won't pass thp ward along that you two w;mt to be alone at times but if that doesn't work, you'll just have to put up with conditions as they are. Sorry. Washington 4 f«HWjr Hfport from the ionship iff 1938 and 1939, proved his first two titles were not flukes by takjng the crown again in 1940. Fred Gray of Titonka wound up second and, Henry Heidecker took third. Seven other men, representing a)l areas of the county, competed in the meet at the Ed Mawdsley farm qcar Irvjngton'.' Sizo of the crowd at the 'meet was sirialler than usual, due undoubtedly to the fact many' farmers were more in. tei'ested ' in mechanical picjtcrs than thp good old fashioned' way qj gettjng Jhe jolj done. It was fun to watdh a top-flighl human Farm Bureau Mutual Ins. Co. Affiliated with Fanri Bureau Auto (with $10 Deductible) Life - Hail - Tractor Phone CY 4-3351 Don Stark, Mgr. HAROLD c. BUNDET Representing State Farm Ins. Co. 706 So, "Phillips St. a Phone CY 4*2341 fO— LIFE— FIRE— HAIfc By pay yernon ' " ' ' " PALE W. LOCKWOOD Representative The Equitable L)|e ,Assur»ncf - - Society Of —P- fpn; picker, however, keeping a _ .. .™e WM f^ates „„ , the »ignjfiepnce of l\^y stream of ears on the way Buit, Iowa riwne ^ui ..:,.. j r........ , ...,. ^- ^ bangboard pn his ——- ^ United Rations wht-rt; 1'rcinier of Hussia continued to rant and rave at the pci-'t: World. So, qs one can see, Ih^; propaganda value of this ijt'W space sjiot amounted to practi- UPPER DES MOINES PU|. CO. lllf. Cqll St. Alc^nc., IT'f GpOD BUSINESS TO DO BUSINESS AT WAVI (Editor's N«te; Ray Yernoi) de- C'l'Jy inching-as far as tjje United from his usgui type column Stales is concurred. . tjljs. week to discuss an i.ssut o( givat importancej Qf course this new Uiijted State^ launching was not josj on j.)ie world's The United S,faie$ has just scientists. Buf. we can safely say, I. "H. Hospers of Lawler pur- jaunched a new satellite into 'i("ma"d"e* hardly a dent in the cjjaspd- •fh.e -\l/epley News-World gpiji'L'. TJijs means j/vt' have ad- political discussjqns no\v .under; ^|)fj tflflk p^s^psfiiqp Oc^., 17. His. vaijcutl one mbie step forward way in the presidential camjiai- danghief vy a .1 gfiinjE lo fe n ' s 3 s " in thc strategic spacp rucr with g n . Nothing short uf a nian iij §isUi;H 'in n)8H>RS "P and prirjl- Si^vii'l IU|ss|a. \ytn'l,c tiiis uchio- space'— laurjcjjed either by thp jng" [r ( a| w^|<|y! Ijppfr.' $\]B wqs- L'iuj- United States or Russi^ — r is; fl^Up WcUrkn^o^vrj as ij sppj'ts , . .. i ' ( > likely to cause a ripple in thji HTflp 1 -' , a M U08^B^ operator jind overshadow* developments at thu flood 1 of ' poljtical'qr«tpry now hqd assjstc'd ne'r father when lie CRAWFORD INSURANCE SERVICE Andy Cr^wlpr4 DENTISTS -blasting voters.' -(ho caj« of Anu-'nojjn 9 the Olin Retord.. KARL H, HOFFMAM in Horn* ^deial BiHf, ice phonSe CY 4-434* OK. Ottioe Qffice phon^ TWi it js wpiTi'ing the popple responsible for thc success of our ItJiad PR. J. B f HARB,If , JR. ' pn fowy the w.ajs (jhjpejj Jjke snout, four \VHS, Ml Mult JOSEPH M. ROONEY Physician & Surgeon 114 N. Moore Office phone CY 4-2224 Resident phone CY 4-22|2^ JQHN M. SCHUTTER. MJ>. Physician & Surgeon 220 No. Dodge, Algona Office phone CY 4.-.4490 Resident phone CY 4-2339 OPTOMETRISTS DR. L. L. SNYPER Optometrist 113 East State Al'gona Telephone CY 4^271'. Closed Saturday Afternoons Dn. SAWYER and ERICKfoiT Eyes Examined Contact Lenses Hearing Aid Glasses 9 East State Street Algona, Iowa Phone CYpress 4-2106 Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:90 p,m. Closed Saturday "Afternoons DR. C. M. O CONNOR Optometrist Vi$ual Analysis & Visual Training 108 South Harlan St (Home Federal Bldg.) >HONJ;CY 4-3743 farm Manogemfni 12 H N, ?h. CY 4,2891 * «<mutli "^ TOP OU All I Y ^mm • u i ~> i A i ( i i H ^^^fc. ^^% H L A ' . FLEX O GLASS

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