The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 6, 1959 · Page 10
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 10

Publication:
Location:
Algona, Iowa
Issue Date:
Thursday, August 6, 1959
Page:
Page 10
Start Free Trial
Cancel

V* k fetev mwji '.<£ &! *^%et« 06.) Upp«r D«s Mcrtn* - •*• mt fle$ Ulomes ^^••^^^^••••••••^•••(•••^••••••••••••••••l* IT MUST BE LOSING MONEY If the Milwaukee Road was making any money on the operation of its two passenger trains daily through northern Iowa, it only makes sense to believe that they would wish to continue them. Much as we hate to see the last two passenger trains vanish in this area, it is simply a case of no 'patronage, and not enough from a mail and express income to carry the financial load. It is only natural for those of us living in the area to wish the trains to continue, and in some instances to vigorously protest a plan to drop therm. And it is only natural for a railroad, if the trains are not paying their own way, to wish to discontinue them. Our guess is' that the two trains will be dropped, The railroad has a pretty comprehensive set of statistics prepared showing income and outgo in operating the trains, and they do not have the outgo loaded with cost of track and right-of-way maintenance, either. The general public is using railroad passenger service less and less, and hardly at all between points close together. The only passenger business remaining for the railroads today is that which exists between two major terminals located hundreds or thousands of miles apart. There is no stopping the march of time or changing conditions. We ourselves are responsible for the discontinuance of passenger trains; we just quit using them. . .' ..*. • * * About the most significant and unvoiced comment on the chances of U.S. Senator Tom Martin to be reelected is the rapidity with which other candidates in his own party are announcing themselves for -the nomination, regardless :>f whether Martin does or does not run. iftppcr jjUr» • j & I E. Call Street—-Ph. CY 4-3535—Algona, low* Entered -as second class matter ut the postoff Ice at Algona, Iowa, under Act of Congress of March 3. 1879. . ..„,>,. ''' "' NIXON IN RUSjSIA T^S $'£ Most everyone^ will agree that the basic requirement to preserve and maintain world peace is that there be a cooperative meeting of minds on the part of leaders of the chief nations concerned. We sincerely hope that the visit of Vice President Nixon to Russia^ will accomplish something along this line. However, at the same time that Nixon went to Russia, a meeting of foreign ministers of the major powers of the world was taking place in Geneva, presumably to bring about, if possi* ble, a meeting of minds in accord on world peace and how to maintain it. With Nixon's Visit to Russia, what was going on at Geneva faded into the background. In fact it faded so much that the whole meeting of foreign ministers was finally adjourned. The world's headlines featured Nixon; they ignored Geneva and the foreign ministers. •The Russian trip has given Nixon a tremendous boost toward the republican nomination for president. The mere fact that he engaged in repartee with Russian leaders is going to mean a lot to some voters. Thus far, it would appear that regardless of what practical good was. done toward bringing about a better understanding between Russia and the United States by having Nixon visit Russia, it certainly has put in the key spot for his party's nomination. of «creeh|>lay and fiction. Vo >re§eftt Ihfe mdnne sereeh'4 Jfeportere as repfesentative mem- bets of their profession is Bke 6"f- fering 'sortie of Chicago'^ jurists o'f the "Roaring Twenties'* as ttf AW. $tc*Giffn1& f 'S 'tftti «1iaef tff ihfe tffiB tfSS *6 tfhb.^S'on scYetft wJto Ifeft to. "te nttfiteavflown in * -gtrlnt t# -BtfrS Jo M giV&h 'an 1 as*!gKni**fi.t ( wotfla liaf ! be Wit -Any Yet, cttn'tinue '"How do you like owning a house after all those years in a trailer?" THE UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. By :SH C. S. R. B. WALLER, Editor ERLANDER; Advertising Director DON SMITH, News Editor CLIFF LONG, Advertising Mgr. FERMAN CHRISTOFFERS, Plant Foreman \gh lights A Weekly Reportffomf.he Nation't Capital by Ray &M Mer to eriiftrie ffotn Scripts itffth hats im;-" '(he's petehed oh heads at a precarious ,— r ... We ^'c^fHihy angle, reading lihes of dialogue fotrfe, iio%) Was «ft nigWt Stity te- that betray their lineal descent When 'he -neat-d a^af h6rn from Hildy Johnson. It eofi'tiHued -to tflow At the moment, there is con- MfeTitifftioti fdr SeViral sidetahle hope 'that this stock fhin'tttes and 'Cecil investigated, character fis about to Wind up finding the car which" was with an obituary too long -delay- empty. He lifted the hood, ed. Jack Webb, master of au- examined the wiring and could thenticity and devotee x>f the find nothing wrong, but he final* plain, unvarnished 'fact, has cptn- ly disconnected a wire which pleted expensive preparations stopped the hor,h, anyway. His for a feature length motion pic- ihands got ^setty dirty in the iture about the Fourth Estate. This process. As a parting gesture, film will bear the title, "-30-." Cecil looked inside the auto as % » * he was leaving — and lo, and The following i n f o r ma t ion behold, he found-a stick, <which emanating from the Jack Webb some pranksters had ledged be- office indicates that accuracy tween the horn 'button and the back of the seat. What Cecil had to 'say after he made the discovery was not reported. + * * Leighion Misbach, toontfc old ttennls tJean .^jfc iii«iS«ik"l .A vi^W9>L^Ut^A \tf~QQ ,D*jyn?» Ol rtETfiUL jnLlfHIlTOSH WHS strangled rfecfnitily wlien he fell, from his bed and' was caught between -the bed and a wall. AttA 1 , tJhferlefi Aftd His O*t!l»es»a . f ties*, ^tig* 11 Link & the C«ft<mi!blM Au§. The „ Mille* Orch, Reservations Available Chefcklrfa lOe l.&O plus i&ic loiw li keynote the filming of "-30-." After 18 months of ground- including nine months of scr ipt writing, the project went -before the cameras July 27. The Algona's average newspaper reader may bachelor mayor, changed all that not recognize the average news- The average recognize at Madrid, la., the average cop when Welbb re- wedding was performed discovered him. 10 and 20 Sunday and kept secret by,the is to "soft" newlyweds until after the cefe MONEY TO BURN-iUncle Sam moon surface'. It is hard to say during the week when he mar- papenman in "-3Q-.." T is literally burning up money, what size and shape this inatru- *ied Kathenne Carlson, , Algona citizen almost Jdidnt As a matter of fact $25 million is ment will take but scientists arts scjh° o1 teacher, tossed into the furnace , 'every thinking in terms of an object working day. But this isn't-good weighing between money. The Treasury Depart- pounds. The plan merit has to replace bills .when land" this gadget on the moon they get • torn or handled too within five to six years, much. The men who -burn the —o— NATIONAL EDITORIAL AFFItlATE MEMBER NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE Weekly Newspaper Representatives, Inc. 404 Fifth Ave.,'New York 18, N. Y. 333 N. Michigan, Chicago 1, IU. SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN KOSSUTH CO. One year, in advance •-, ^_$3.00 Both Algona,-'papers, in combination, per year __L.$5.00 .Single Copies __^ . .„ ..^ ioc SUBSCRIPTION'RATES OUTSIDE KbSSUTH One Year, in ^advance — ._.-: ^. ._„. T ._-?4.00 Both ^Algona papers in combination, one year ".$600 No subscription less than 6 months. •OFFICIAL/CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER Display Advertising, per inch ..„; ;; 63c ADVERTISING RATES CHICKEN HEARTED? Heinbcck Courier — One of the homespun virtues of America has been to work and save. Even though a man Hnew he co-uldn'ftake it with him, he could hope to provide for his old age and for his wife and children after he was gone. But inflation has turned this virtue into a mockery. Americans who have worked hard, and lived carefully find now that the value has been sapped from the hard-earned dollars they put aside. This writer was looking at some gpvernmenl bonds .last week 'that were purchased back in the thirties ... at that time sent a son to college and purchased two Deluxe Chevrolets one for our- self and one for the son, and they -cost us $82C each.. : -rTod»y...the. .san.ie.,.kind_^if car ^would cosl four times that amount. But those government bonds that we were urged to buy and hold are stil'l worth in words the dollars we gave for them, only $820 worth of them will not buy a good-used car. That is inflation and tHat it has done to us. We are now urged on every hand to 'buy bonds as they will make America safe. Won- der'who coined that phrase? > , - , ia rtli -•Inflation squeezes value from a dollor''!!!^' 'a ; clenched fist -squeezes water from a sponge. But the dollar feels no pain; it is people who are being,hurt. And the squeeze clamps hardest on people with a limited supply of dollars and no ready way to get more dollars—life insurance savings are among the hardest hit. Those who w.orked, slaved, saved and paid the high premiums find they only saved a third or less as much as .they thought they did. Yet inflation to a great extent.is caused by our own actions. The major cause, is government spending. In making a rough survey of the town of Rein-beck recently we find that a large percent of the homes'in Reinbeck are receiving a monthly check from their government in one way or another. Through social security, pensions, war casualties, and other means. This goes on in every town, village and city in the U.S. This all contributes to inflation. ... .Letters have been written to Congress during recent months, but the spending must go on. The tide has not -and will not be turned against inflation. Coijgress only does what the people at home want ... do we want Congress to cease spending and if so how bad do we want it? money are carefully screened by THE MILK SHAKE-UP i- It's terms on tl j e clt ? coimci1 the Secret .Service. One, who illegal to ship filled milk pro- makes $1.75 an hour, burned $280 ducts across state lines in this Kn^nth Kossuth million in old Treasury bonds one country. But the Department r n^n nin«« day recently. Federal Reserve o f Agriculture doesn't see any- an °er ossu o^yasea banks around the- country have thing wrong in selling the same League win Sunday. Tne-scoie *, * * Webb, himself, wonders how his religion of realism will be accepted — primarily by newsmen themselves -— as dt applies to the Fourth Estate. "Our newspapermen in "-30-" Bancroft fought off a challenge are patterned after real people," by Lotts _Creek and chalked tip , s ' a i(j Webb. Leighton was one -of the youngest mayors in Algona's history and also had served two the job of separating old money m Already this from, good money. 'They 'cut the f s threatening our export trade bills down the middle, and-send i n natural dairy products. The "There is still . a hurnanness and camaraderie in the city rooms days of Hildy Johnson are Credit "** half to ^Washington. When re- __ ceipt is acknowledged and the has been proper amount is credited to their milk to the Philippine" Island's account, they send the other half, rfor two cents a pound less than Then that half is burned, too. - ------- . - - - NOSE TO GRINDSTONE sellin, 'Sn^Sv ^liUe" O^Sw^aty selling non-fat diy ^^ the ^^1^ of a with the loop leaders. * * » it can be sold for livestock feed in this_ country. The Philipin- One of the men mentioned pro- the dry milk and sell it as an minently as a Presidential cand- imitation of whole milk. idate will be operating' under a big handicap next year.••"•".He is •Senate Majority Leader Lyndon Johnson of Texas. , After'' Congress resumes in January the tempo, of Presidential speechmaking will pick up considerably. All the members of Congress who aspire to the job will DC able to go around the coun r.V Work on the new Kpssulh icounty home at the county farm newspaper began Wednesday. A cre^w of 20 men was handling ,the preliminary tasks involved and an additional 20 were to be added when more materials arrived. H. R. Cowan and Son, Algona contrac- will try to capture this. re " A lot of work -has gone into the tie effort. But if after all our work the result is still.not right, Jt is my opinion there, 'never will be a newspaper picture made for said PLANTATION BALLROOM WHITTEMOR6, IOWA SUNDAY, AUG. 9, Don Hoy SUNDAY, AUG. 16 Ray Lewis SUNDAY, AUG. 23 Henry Charles SUNDAY, AUG. 30 Marv Reedstrom No Advance Booth Reservations Doors Open, at 8:30 HBOYS& MILLION DOLLAR CRACKER BOXES — Some Congressmen are alarmed over the type of tors, were in charge of the con- Federal buildings going up struc tion. The new building be- around the couhtry They say came a necessity when the old these "monstrosities" look like frame hom e , burne d down sev- cracker boxes and 'are a disgrace _ ral m onths earlier. *• s to American architecture. They f * * * even claim the people will_get Seven-ienihs of an inch of Science Shririks Piles New Way Without Surgery Stops Itch-Keliieves Paia .Whenever; they tired of , looking at them' in 20 or ,-ain early Tuesday morning broke not- Johnson. As 30 years and start demanding a drouth of ''several weeks and " majority leader. 'he will Wave to the be replaced. "Many of the stay in Washington as long as most beautiful Federal structures weatow to Kos. •..-*-. . , rr ***««« vv «»...»*... - —«——-.• —. sum COUlVtV. It slSO DrOVGd.-to foG ongress is m session. And there were built during the Depression iull o£ iif e .eiving Qualities for s talk,-Congress, may not quit to .create work.- They were ^ Qrn , in th | area which was until right before the Democratic designed ~tb fit into the commu- .beginning to show wear'and tear rt-^\»-\ T m vi r.i ("\t-»i-« Tultr • • _ • j ' * 1_!_1_J.1_— ___,...,«. 1_._ n i- CJ . ° convention in July. JOB FOR -SHERLOCK HOLMES —. Biggest mystery in-Wash- ington'is whatever happened to the cornerstone 'in the Capitol laid by George, Washington. Workmen extending the front : of the Capitol still haven't been able to locate it. Latest theory: it was removed from the fr'orii and placed in the -dead center r of the Capitol after the British'set £!_.— .j_ .xi i_i_;i_i: i TJ_ 1.1 ITT ~£' nities in which they, were located. More important, they were built to endure. •• . WORDS OF TRIBUTE from the lack of moisture and • over-abundance of heat. The N rainfall knocked the temperature reading down from the week's high of 92 degrees to 71 degrees within a two-day period. More showers were expected within • the next two days. * * * Robert. Wadlow, billed as .the tallest man in the world, was expected to visit Algona August 22. The eight foot, .nine inch resi- rf«w York, N. T. (Special) —For the first time science hns found a new healing 'substance with the astonishing ability to shrink hemorrhoids, .stop itchipg, and relieve pain — without surgery. "*'• In case after case,_while gently relieving.pain, actual reduction (shrinkage) took place. Most amazing of all—results were to thorough that sufferers made astonishing statements like "Pile* have ceased to be a problem!" The secret is a new healing, substance (Bio-Dyne*)—discovery of a world-famous research institute. This substance is now available in suppository, or ointment form under the name Preparation H,* At your druggist; Money back guarantee. • •Besr. U. S. Pit. OS. Professional Directory fire to the building in the War of Editor of the Upper Des Moines dent of niinois'was to appear in 1812. READING MATTER Pity Algona, Iowa Dear Sir, Thought I would drop you front of Neville's shoe from 10 to. 11 a.m. He was large all the -yvay around, as proven by his size 37 /• " . • 1 i. it A 1 *** VjrW*J\Aj C*O K/A U V V.1X MJ It Ik) kJJ.^jV' «J I the Congressman : who has to try few lines;;m regard-to the-Aigona snoes , an( j appeared• for several .to keep up -with everything that Band trip'to Sheritiah, Wyoming goes on in this town. It isn't md trip to Sherman, Wyoming. years with Rin!g ij ng Bros> c i rcus , We would like the people of Tt shontlv after his visit to INSURANCE 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 4-2735 FAIR TIME IS ALMOST HERE GET CALF & CATTLE Show Halters CURRY COMBS - BRUSHES AT CUtfUN'S >• * We have several types different price ranges, GOOD LUCK!! in , .. -, . It was shortly after his visit to possible but he should be ac^ the Algona community to know ^Igona that Wadlow who was quainted with everything that that it w as w ,i tn great pleasure m his early twenties'died ' takes place in all of the 20 stand- that we had' the privilege of •**'*'. ing committees. But consider transporting the Algona Band on Residents of Titonka were this. Discussion of the defense this tour, Also we think the bou- DUS j]y preparing' for the 35th budget alone involved 4,800 pages quets should be where they be- annua | Indian Day, August 15. of non-sensitive testimony, an- long. Quite.frequently we read Everyone had begun a clean-up BOHANNON INSURANCE other 4,800 pages of top-secrelj of teenagers in trouble and not cam , pa ig ni which included mow- SERVICE testimony, an 83-page committee enough of the large majority that ,j n g and trimming hedges, in 1 N. Dodge St. Ph. CY 4-4443 report and a debate covering 70 are growing up and will one-day , n opes the many visitors during Home - Automobile - Farm pages. be a real asset to our country. Indian. Day would be impressed, —o— We have transported a lot of i nc ji an jj ay 1939 gave promises WHERE EVIL TREADS -Z groups and we would like the of being the , grea test one in the Congress last year approved- a people of Algona to know that history of the celebration, accord- Polio Insurance ing to .plans- announced by the "Code of Ethics for Government the "Algona Band is one of the ^ „„..„,. a ....^ Service" with the idea that this best. Everybody conducted them- committees involved might discourage dishonesty selves in a very fine manner. Also among Federal employes. How many thanks to the wonderful much good this has done is hard chaperones in a-jab well done, to' determine. The current in- and to their .director Russell vestigation of the so - called Guster for what he has accomplished with a band of this size. Our hats off! • and thanks again. •Humboldt Bus Ass'n Hum'boldt, Iowa Elden Collins "munitions lobby" might prove the effectiveness or •''ineffectiveness of the code. In this case suspicion has been raised that some of the people who buy defense weapons for Uncle Sam may be throwing business " to former military officials now employed by defense industries. It would seem that anyone bent on dishonesty won't pay two cents' worth of attention to this code ol ethics. But anyway the idea is admirable. FUTURE FXRM~ LEADERS — Groups come and go in this Capital city but few made such an impression on Congress as the young men of the Future SHERIDAN COMPLIMENT Behind The * Movie Sets WITH BUDDY MASON Upper 'Des iMoines: Dear Sir Want your paper and -i ..Ai? i t . the Hollywood, Calif, — For more than three decades the public has •been fed a false characterization people of "Sheridan thorough- of ^ h f. newspaperman nioyed having your band take Hollywood s conception oMhe in our Rodeo parade, and working press has been a ^erjes certainly express- °* rehashed versions of charac- " '•• •• ters from a very old play. In the early 20's a pair of -reporters, Ben Hecht and Charles Mac- ed themselves to me that they thought the band was tops. Wish to also add that the 'band memb^rTceaainF conducted Arthur wrote a play called «!*, .. , ,-, .- r.'i.i _'t_.i- _ hrnnr Pa PP. At thn timo it ic ear of Congressmen at every turn. It was easy to see that th$ future of American farming is in good hands. The farm-boy or* ganization, launched in 1928, now has 377,900 members. Congress recognized their work in 19§Q by granting them a Federal ter. themselves at all times like 1 ladies and gentlemen and your "city can certainly be proud to have a group like this represent your fine city. Very Truly Yours . W-.-«|. Guster Sheridan, Wyoming OFF TO; THE MOON ..-.,„_. .-^,., Auier? Ruby "LatdYuy of Panora re~ ican scientists are rushing to pul cenfly hooked a five-pound, 19 , TIT ,, „,, a man on the moon but that hi§*s inch/'pwipip'ie'c*i thfe east bank of arists fater' -adopted" the"Hecht"- tonc feat is still years off. At SprinigfeiM?olt 4a ; ke near GuthTie MacArthur newspapeimen for At the time, it is possible that their back-ground and characters were reasonably authentic. Their play dealt with the workings of a .police press roOm in tho City of Chicago. Its hero, Hildy Johnson, was a product of the times and locale. There is,no doubt tliat certain li^ cense was taken in the creation of Hildy and his associates to heighten dramatic effect. *• * * f However, dramatists and seen- CHARLES D. PAXSON Dwelling, Auto, Liability, Life, General Phone CY 4-4512 KOSSUTH MUTUAL INSURANCE /ASSOCIATION Over $74,000,000 worth of in-' surance in force. A home company. Safe, secure. Phone CY 4-3756 Lola Scuffham. Sec'y ^•'" II -• • •'" • ' «.•• II II II .1 • HERBST INS, AGENCY For Auto, House, Household Poods, and Many Other Forms Phone CY 4-3733 Ted S. Herbst ANDY CRAWFORD General Agent Iowa Farm Mutual Ins. Co; Affiliated with Farm Bureau Auto (with $10 Deductible) Life - Hail - Tractor Phone CY 4-3351 HAROLD C. SUNDET Representing State Farm Ins. Co, 706 So, Phillips St. Ugona ., Phone CY 4r2341 AUTO—LIFE—FIRE—HAIL DQCtORS MELVIN G. BOURNE, M. D, Physician & 'Surgeon 118 N. Moore St. Office phone CY 4-2343 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 JOSEPH M. ROONEY Physician & Surgeon 114 N. Moore Office phone CY 4-2224 Resident phone CY 4-2232 JOHN M. SCHUTTER, NLD7 Physician & Surgeon 220 No. Dodge, Algona Office phone CY 4-4490 • Resident phone CY 4-2333 Chiropractor Dr. D. D. Arnold Chiropractor Over Penney's Office Phone — CY 4-3373 Hours: 9:00 — 5:00 Open Friday Night DENTISTS PR, PATRICK J. MULLIGAN DENTIST 116 North Moore Street Phone . for least as ,far as the U. 'S. is c4 n * Center. It is the largest known use as stock characters of any cerned. Right now' we're w4i%' to have been caught in this day or area. By accentuating on a " >lunar seisftiogr^^.. 11 4»t,W ude and il closely a-pprpach- ' ' trie uiaktup to antj . cruat of the pounds. . certain oliamcter-istics of a of 5% that were -alreaely lor itory purpo!s<», ,DR, KARL 'R. HOFFMAN Office in Home Federal Bldg, Office phone CY 4-4341 DH, fc p. HARRIS, Dentist New Locati Phowe - Ai b'42 £, Dr, R. J. Thissen Chiropractor 17Ms E. State.St., Algona Phone CY 4-3G21 > OPTOMETRISTS Drs, SAWYER and ERICKSON Eyes Examined Contact Lenses * Hearing Aid Glasses 9 East State Street Algona, Iowa .\ Phone CYpress-4-2196 i Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ! Closed Saturday Afternoons \ DR. C, MTo'CpNNOR \ Optometrist Visual Analysis & Visual Traininj 108 South Harlan St. . (Home Federal Bldg.) PHONE CY 4-3743 \ Farm Management Carlson Farm Management Company N. Dodgi Ph. CY 4-289J , i Hancosk, Palo Alto & Kosiuth Counties

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,900+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free