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Upper 5« Molftw fhurtrfoy, Aurgtrst De$ ltlome$ STRICTLY BUSINESS NOTHING "BEYOND SOLUTION" Reading the series of articles by Samuel Lubetl, an eastern writer who has been touring the farm belt, we were struck with only one statement that bears comment. Lubell reports thai "more and mbre farmers are indeed coming to think of the farm problem as BEYdND SOLUTION." Nothing is ever beyond solution. We may not have the right answer now; we may not have ever had the right answer up to this moment. But the day Will come when the right answer is found. We doubt if it will be found by Ezra Benson, however. Nobody ever solved anything by "giving • up the ship." * * * WILL COMMON SENSE PREVAIL? The chief hope and prayer of the world is that peace may prevail between nations. If the visit of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev to the United States, and a first hand view of our nation and its desire for peace with honor helps to accomplish this, we are all for it. It is almost inconceivable that the leader of any great nation could fail to see the folly of perpetual sword-rattling, of perpetual and useless spending in military budgets, and of a perpetual state df world-wide distrust and fear, "such as we have experienced in the past 10 years or more, since the end of World War II. It does not mean that by having the Soviet head man visit us we are letting down our guard. But it does mean that there is some hope that his visit might bring about a lessening of the world 'tensions ..that have existed. It • \s also to be hoped that he is dmply protected bom any insane act that might indeed bring t bout an abrupt war of extermination; it is a ,. rhance we take; it is similar to the chance Amer. icons have taken in visiting Russia. Perhaps Roswell Garst of Coon Rapids, whose farm Khrushchev seems likely to visit on • his trip, has summarized the meat of the nut ' best, in these words: "I think the most insane thing on the globe at the present time is for the world to spend about 100 billion . dollars a year preparing for a war that , nobody wants, nobody expects and ",' nobody can survive." SIOS.OOO-PLUS FOR ONE SENATOR AND AIDES? WOW! Belmond Independent «— We keep stampin' and snortin' in an effort to help keep a modicum of good sense in effect where costs of county—and, occasionally, stale—government is concerned. The county seat's close by; the board proceedings, showing expenditures, are published regularly in this paper so we can keep fair track of. what's going on; and we have a reasonable idea of what is necessary sjnd what isn't. On the other hand, frustration covers us like a blanket whenever we try to make heads or tails out of what goes on at Washington. Frankly, it made our eyes pop when Sen. Thomas Martin last week made public the payroll of his office. First off, the senator himself hauls down a salary of $22,500 (we know there are other odds and ends in the way of travel money, etc., but what they are escapes us for the moment). Then, on top of this we learned that his eight FULL- TIME, staff members get a total of $82,499. That boosts the total for Mr Martin and his office force to $105,000, disregarding dribbles of pay to a half dozen part-time clerical helpers, plus franked mail, and what have you. Senator Martin listed to his credit the fact that for the year ending June 30, 1958, his incoming mail ranked fifth in volume among all the 96 members of the senate — but that 37 senators (including even "from states smaller than Iowa) had higher office expenses. To which our reaction of an alarmed, "'Ye Gods!" probably wasn't the one the Iowa Citinn intended to evoke, at all. Martin made a real big thing of the poll he Was then conducting among his constituents — mainly on matters that they had no more reason to have a qualified opinion on than we have oh what to do about the farm problem. He.doesn't say what his volume oLOUTGOING (franked) mail was during that 1957-5.8.,.fiscal year, but .its cost in terms of "free postage" (ha!) must have been tremendous. Behind The Movie Sets WITH BUDDY MASON fcgfM lo mm trucks sjfod atttoi. arffvedt at thef scene. The red cards warned motorists that ne*t time offend-* ers would be arrested. *-*•*• ''Slingshot" Charlie f aylot of Hornbeak, Tenh. had been signed to put on a pair oi exhibitions during the fifth annual Kossuth County Field Day Sfept. 10. the* field day was sponsored by Ihd Conservation League and annual" ly attracted thousands of visitor's, Charlie was noted for,his accuracy and speed with his sling^ shot and was rated the equal of many of the nation'^ pistol shoot-* ers, especially with his display oi trick shots. One of his besf tricks was to cut a thread with Siy"e X pertladte-iickerT>vhos'e not "'really) drama within the „ K.II.* <««, *,. tn *** .t«* n S on 7 ahould make Vur theater - sort of an audience taste-buds stand at attention and participation idea. That was kid s blossom all over your tongue. play compared tg what he digs In like manner, when members up in 'The. Tinglerl' " Calif; — When a %lt Sutstaifaing performance. We quote Mm review: "The first s&sne tak«s place m a prison autc«|* totfo where pr Chapln (Priced j* busy hacking up a newly electrocuted body, (State law, he explains) From there ori In* it begmS to get grim. "One of the *no$t forceful scenes ever filmed is a night-. mare enjoyed by Judith Evelyn. This takes place about half-way through the movie — - when M • *iW**lf W »*WM# ^w«»»i ~ i* •••—•- — 1.1 * j. uu0-*» ---— . jury of famous chefs goes into things begin to crackle and snap * _ ** .j A . .-, i * •_ 4 .. _LC * *.. . j.*.*. »•. 4- ' *V*tt V\1fQ<4l?.T t\Vf\ uddin™ina bevy of entrees from the top beane?ie\, they as they say at"' the breakfast table. "It Will remembered that ldi.CH WCOJU-A **.«, V .. — V AV »T "- —- - _. ~~ t glorify any blue-plate Castle, in his 'House On Haunt* . They form a panel of ed Hill,'. introduced 'live' (well, _ *i jj. •••.*. _.* _. i _ . *i__\ ~S**.J*M~II*.^ «**«4-Vt**r% 4-i4*t a pellet from his forked and rubber band contraption. s£ s°a JFSJ&TK .I-UJS^-BISS* <"">•< bird trials about 20 years ago). * * * i-nr_.t*— they'll pick a parlay of winning films from the first half of 195|'s movie nan- bill-of-fare, me the Scott concludes his review w jth; — "If you want a good series of scares with absolutely 4 . i g . , -- , .***...«- -— ^ atujcs LI* ov.o**-^ » T *v.. «—~ ./ J. F. Temple, mayor and editof films that you can "write home no thing barred in the way of 6f the newspaper at Bode^ died a b ou t." . shock, go see 'The Dingier.' If «.. j_. .*._ .1, „„.,_ Tuesday after an illness of several weeks. He was owner and editor of the Bode Bugle foit * * President Frank Capra has announced the membership selec- "Whal kind of day —Junior burned up your golf clubs — did you have at the office, dear?" more than 25 years preceding his jp ns nom inated for entry in the Screen Directors' Guild Directorial Achievement Awards. The titles are: "Complusion," 20TH - Fox, Director-Richard Fleischer, Assist- death. * * » Heavy rain pelted some areas of the county during the week. In the Union area, rain came Washington (highlights * * A Weekly Reportlrom the Nation's Capital by Ray Verno* you have a weak heart or are overly imaginative, stay 'away." Unquote. THANKS, TONY! There you have it. When William Castle can launch a Terror- ama like "House On Haunted Hill" in a crowded horror-film field and tilt the nation's box- offices with a reputed $3 million down-'with enough force to par- ant Director-Ben Kadish; "Dairy bucks, his topping of this film tially knock the corn-stalks to- • - - - -—- — u " — - - •• ward the ground and promised some tough picking later on. A long dry spell did not give corn sufficient roots and the rain tried an( j to push it over. Wind caused"The H° rse - , some damage at the George Lar- UA D.-John Ford, A.D.-Wingate '~- - — of Anne Frank," 20liH-Fox, D.- w i>th "The Tingler" won't exact- Stevens, A. D.rDavid ly qualify him for the poorhoiise. L Hole Iri The Head," D.- And, it couldn't happen to a nicer Capra, A.'D.'s:Art Black g Uy | • Jack Berne; Sincap-UA; _—^— : ——— Soldiers," Mirisch- WANT ADS BRING RESULTS RAIDING THE COOKIE JAR All of the taxpayers' money about $11 million more than anticipated. There is every in- sen farm near Burt Friday morning. Minor damage to outbuildings and a flattened strip of corn was reported. spent by Congress is supposed to dication that more and more stu- _ Everyone was anxiously await- We'll say this w,e can understand now be approved by the two appro- dents will take advantage of this ing the opening of the Kossuth priations committees first. Notf opportunity to go through col- County Fair Sunday, Aug. 20, It "" . . promised to get off to a fast start, too, with Jimmy Lynch and his Smith; "The Nun's Story," Warner Bros., D-Fred Zinneman, A'.D.-jCharles Hansen; and "Some 'Like It Hot," Ashton-UA, D.- Billy Wilder, A.D.-Sam Nelson. * * * Prior nominations included. there's a big hue and cry going lege. and "Imitation Of Life." More pictures will be picked on 'about "back-door" spending ... ... This is a gimmick whereby thr WORTH WATCHING — Con- Death Dodgers slated to take over Ultuuica wui uc „„.„..=„ House arid Senate by-pass the gress is trying to raise from 100,- on the dirt' track the first day. f6 ™?£ s^ond hatfof 1959 Win- appropriations : committee: and get 000 to 600,000 the number of Harness racing, very popular at 101 me secona najl OI Iaja - win their money anyway. The most acres any person or company can the fair for many years, was popular way of-getting by with lease in Alaska for oil and gas scheduled Monday and Tuesday this maneuver is simply to pass exploration. Under present law and the dirt track racers were I'll __ .. _ A i i_i -f _ _*_ U J-!...."1_' U tiV-» le> 1 rt v* /"I f\r\-t^ T-X/-* 1 cvn c*As^ F/"\v P\f\ — A 4. i~ «-~ n« m I «• 4-.V» /*i 4*i wri 1 ' '*4 ri xr v*» '• There may be some segments of our economy, whose profits come from wars, past or future, who will disagree. But the great majority. of people, both in the United States and Russia, agree heartily. _ ______ ' - : — ~~~ — ~-~~: — ;..,- -.-.., : --, ~~~- Jrs 11 E. Call Street— Ph. CY 4-3535— Algona, Iowa Entered as second class matter at 'the postofflce at Aleona. Iowa, under Act 61 Congress of March 3. 1879.,, Issued Thursday in 1959 By THE UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. R. -B. WALLER, Editor C. S. ERLANDER, Advertising Director DON SMITH, News Editor » CLIFF LONG, Advertising Mgr. FERMAN CHRISTOFFERS, Plant Foreman NATIONAL EDITORIAL AFFILIATE-MEMBER NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE Weekly Newspaper Representatives, Inc. 404 Fifth Ave^^New York 18, N. Y. 333 N. Michigan, Chicago 1, 111. SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN KOSSUTH CO. One Year, U> advance —. $3.00 Both Algona papers? in combination, per year -—$5.00 Single Copies 10c SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE KOSSUTH One Year, in advance —, , „ $4.00 Both Algona papers in combination, one year $6.00 No subscription less than 6 months. OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER Display Advertising, per inch 63c ADVERTISING RATES very well why the senator so long had a standing "policy" of not revealing their office payrolls. There a.rc, a lot of trees in Washington . . . and these gents~evidently think money grows on them. There's'.'.no question but what being a U. S. Senator is a BIG job. But THAT big? We don't believe it. It costs Iowa only'$474,000 in salaries (even at the recently increased pay) to have 158 stale legislators in Des Moines for a 100-day biennial session.- D6n't know how it strikes you, but $105,000-plus to operate one U. S. Senator's office for a year it seems to us that SOME- TPIING is out of kilter. ( , ', • ..;„.;;' ' v We're -sure of one thing, it's the, wrong sort of climate to nourish economy in other regards, when our lawmakers exercise such little restraint in controlling their personal office budgets. ..,.."" * * • * WE NEED A TRUE 'MISS IOWA', Britt News-Tribune — Iowa has another "ambassador • of- good will" in "Miss Iowa" who is not^ an -lowan. A Montana girl, a student at Grinnell college, won the coveted* title Sunday at Clear Lake. In the past five years now we've had "Miss Iowa's" from Florida, Oklahoma, and now Montana. We should be complimented that our universities and colleges rate so high as to attract these out of stale girls (all have been students), but we wonder-if we don't have some truly "Iowa products" thai have Ihe abilities to win the lille. Should the enlry list be limited to girls of truly an Iowa background? * * * From time immemorial man has been seeking truth. The process has been slow and tedious. Oflen man has gone up blind alleys or had to make his own roads. Just saying a man can't do something never solved any problem. Occasionally you have lo let him hang himself with his own rope. That may be the case with communism. Certainly telling him he's naughty, won't cure him of wanting to learn.—Bolle Plaine Union. * * . * Remember the era when all that protected the working girl w,as heaven? Well, those days are long past. Nowadays it takes a union, a pension plan, social security, a wage-hour law, and unemployment compensation.—Grundy Register. * * . * Most of us can do more than we think we can; but we actually do less than we think we do. — North English Record. "~ * * * Life has a way of making things come out even. For every woman who makes a fool of a man there is another who makes a man of some fool. — Treynor Record. a bill authorizing a particular this land can be leased for 50 s et to move in the final day, agency of Government to borfovyj-, cents- an acre the first year and Wednesday. One of the fines-t from the Treasury what it needs, nothing for the second or third all-around programs in the his- The worst offender is the Senate, year. By not increasing this ,tory of the fair was promised by It tried to get pass the appropria- rental Alaska stands to lose al- the fair board. - tions committee "-back-door 1 " most $300 million over a 10-year spending totaling some $9.1 bil- period. The;oil companies argue, lion this year alone. The House however, that operations m Speaking of fairs, three Kossuth cattle herds had been eriter- ners are to be announced at Guild's annual dinner-dance early in I960. You can safely enter any of these S.D.G. nominations on your Own "MUST SEE" list as fine entertainment. * * *.: , When yo^ur Hollywood errand- can't attend a press preview. lion tnis year aione. me riouse nu'wcvci, uiat. ujjcia>iuna, m sui.n-.came JICIUB nau uccn cutti- -r,~~-\ prmin cut this to $4..6 billion and it was Alaska are sky-high; They say it ed in the Iowa State Fair, which touslv takes over and covers the further reduced to $4.2 billiori v by costs up to $200,000 just to get an was slated to open Aug. 24. En- »usiy,taKes.-.over ana covers ine the President. "Back - door" oil crew on the ground in-bur tries were fil~ J u " ^ ** "" r "" evenu spending since 1946 has reached- new State, a staggering $69.6 billion. —o— HUMANITARIAN IDEA . — The worlcl -would be a better filed by F. M. Wolf, .Wesley, eight Brown Swiss; Ben G. Studer, Wesley, 12 Shorthorns; and Quarton and Bosworth, Algona, nine Guernseys. PROBING THE UNKNOWN— , . ,. , f .. .. The world of science is moving P lac< r ^.w" 1 ^ 1 to live it a cenuv reviewea' wiuiam ^asue 3 at a tremendous clip as man trie! posa before Congress is adopted Movies set to show here lea- S^-diU^^h^'Sler,"" ih to free himself from the pull of: by all the major military powers, tureoV several of, the big names, our stead ' _ _ . . . . _ *^ v" •.•..-."'' T+ ' c*r»^fd C«1W^*^ iTt t;V» Q t. 1 r OM O CfVOO-: T~t n J. /^J.TSwI «.«^ *-A«« C\-.m*tr}r.H nv-ir4 WLAi. geles which includes . "C i t y News," "City Press," "Westlake Post" and "Wilshire Press," recently reviewed: William Oastle'3 Mother Earth New develop- !t sa y s simply that if an agree-v Pat ,O''Bnen,"Ann Sherii riierits^whioh astound the irnagi^ : ' ment is reached on a reduction of^Shn^-Payn'e" w^ere to aj nation are being revealed 'al- arms that the money-saved as a "Indianapolis Soeedwav" most daily. For example, thd result should be spent fighting Down South 1 first stage engine of an 'antercbn- h un Sf and disease. And there tinental ballistic missile can lift w °Vl d be en ° u S h '" M """" *" a total weight of 110 tons — the build new schools, •..*-*_ ; _ . ;. • n*^<-J 1 Sheridan and left over to had Bobbie Breen featured; "Frontier Marshal", with Randolph Scott, Nancy equivalent of 12 city buses. The , thrust of this engine is equivalent needed to the combined horsepower of ^ oble 'gesture 15,300 average-size automobiles, bear fruit. Also perfected is a machine capable of producing a jet of energy three times hotter than the surface of the sun. universities Kelly, Cesar Romero and Binnie and hospitals wherever they are Barries; and "Angles Wash Their in the entire world. A Faces", with Ann Sheridan, Ron- but will it ever aid Reagan, Bonita Granville and the Dead End Kids, rounded out the bill. , aonear in --«.,,.• th'dugih. vino:.. appear m horror . lfare , found "The Tingler" y to,be suitably .spine^tirigling. In fact, he later confessed that it took considerable time to defrost his spinal column. Mr Scott's review credits Vin- Now you Know! The answer to everyday insurance problems* By L. S. Bohannon QUESTION: How do we get in- 'formation about our fire insurance if the policy ilself is in the hands of the company which has our mortgage? ••* ANSWER: On your request the Company which has the insurance :wilV issue you a "certificate" of "insurance" and the form giving you the essentials of the kind and amounts of your coverage. Any good insurance agent can help you with this problem. * ; if you'll address your own insurance questions to this ot- •»ice»t%we?ll5tryi .to^giVcS' you iho correct-answers and there will be no charge or obligation ot any kind. L. S. BOHANNON 6 N. Dodge CY 4-4443 TROUBLED WATERS — Congress is now -tangling with the>*' dogfish shark. Legislatively, that is. A few years ago Pacific North w e st fishermen made money on the dogfish by selling the shark liver. But low-cost, synthetic, vitamin A compounds) have killed the liver market.. In'y 1949 Pacific fishermen hauled iri 135 million pounds of dogfish. This helped keep them in check. Now the dogfish are multiplying furiously, costing the fishermen; time, money and loss of expensive np<5f ia v gear. Congress has been asfted nesaay to put up money for bounties to pay fishermen for destroying these sharks. —o— MECHANICAL MAILMAN —,• FROM THE FILES OF THE ALGONA UPPER DES MOINES AUG. 17, 1939 Most Algona residents were taking it easy when the fire whistle blew at 8:30 p.m. Wed- Great excitement developed, as usual, when the fire trucks roared east on State street, followed by. the police car. With sirens wailing, the procession went to the fair-grounds, through the gate and wheeled to a stop. Professional Directory The Post Office, like the super- From 150 to 2 ()0 automobiles fol- . • - 8 8n ' g 803-A Sewing Machine BIG NEWS is the revolutionary Free-Westinghouse Super Deluxe Automatic! It's an "automatic" seller . . . designed for the needs of everyone . . . It's the one machine designed to "do everything" doing if simply, easily, with Washington Post Off-ice will soon m\ •*• * Ull* AI/W MVJ M w fc*w 4 I.VA- » » « UviiJIU Al OlilJ lowed to the scene of the suppos- perfect precision. HAVE WEEDS IN YOUR CORN? fire and were met by mem- , . it: , ... , .-. . bers of the police department, gadget tih'at will do everything.- ^ ho handed out little red cards but wrjte letters There will ? be;Celling drivers of the autos that machines for selling stamps and : ;they had vio i aled both state and postcards, for weighing and mail- ,j itv laws by foUowing the 1 fire ing packages,.. Other, machines ^equipment. What about the fire will sell money orders, register a 7 the fairground? It turned out letters and even make changes.;- to be j us t a p ii e O f old tires, And the customer will even. be:. able to; buy writing paper from at machine. J£. be equipped with, an array of As Low As $89.88 TERMS Bjustrom Furniture INSURANCE ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY J. R. (Jim) KOLP Surety Blonds — 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 4-2735 BOHANNON INSURANCE SERVICE 5 N. Dodge St. Ph. CY 4-4443 Home - Automobile - Farm ' Polio Insurance CHARLES P. PAXSpN Dwelling, Auto, Liability, Life, General Phone CY 4-4512 TF Aerial Applications of 2-4-D To Your Corn Fields, ! ? "; Dtel Whittemore 4001, FLYING SERVICE AERIAL SPRAYING AND DUSTING PH@Nt - , * RUMBLES FRpM RED CHINA( — Reports, filtering .through Red3 China's "bamboo curtain" in*i? dicate that all is liot well with the grand scheme to communize that vast land of the Orient. The' Reds have been setting up communes — communities in which all personal property is surrendered, for the alleged good of all its members — to push the Communist way of life from cradle' to grave. In one province alone 160,000 households have asked to withdraw from this coopera- Live arrangement. .Rod Chinese leaders are even giving in to try to keep the communes going. For instance', (Key are st'arlirig lo Jet the peasanls own small plots of land, and raise for themselves: poultry_, pigs, timber and a few other items. A' collapse of the' communal system would be a 1 seriou's blow to the entire Communist movement. A WHOPPING SUCCESS -~ The National Defense Education Act, designed to turn out more college-drained specialists in this age of science, is going over in a big way. Loans lib deserving college students are made under this program. Nearly 121,000 stu- .deiits ,<*PpU<?d . this. year. AiV • estimated 1 $45*.f mwitm 1 vC'ift b'e-' needed fui lh<j prusiam thio ) cur, CRABG Ready to us ^asy to apply with spreader,, NORTHRUP KlNQ'S NEW ; KOSSUTH MUTUAL INSURANCE ASSOCIATION Over $74,000,000 worth of insurance in force. A home company. Safe, secure. Phone CY 4-3756 Lola Scuffhanv Sec'y HERBST INS. AGENCY For Auto, House, Household floods, and Many Other Forms Phone CY 4-3733 Ted S. Herbs! DOCTORS MELVIN 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 J9SEPH M. ROONEY Physician & Surgeon 114 N. Moore Office phone CY 4-2224 Resident phone CY 4-2232 JOHN M. SCHUTTER, M.D7 Physician & Surgeon 220 No. Dodge, Algona Office phone CY 4-4490 Resident phdne 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 Dr. R. J. Thissen Chiropractor 17 % E. State St., Algona Phone Cy 4-3621 ANDY CRAWFORD General Agent Iowa Farm Mutual Ins. Co, Affiliated with Farm Bureau Auto (with $10 Deductible) Life - Hail - Tractor Phone CY •|-3351 HAROLD C. SUNDET Representing „; State Farm Ins. Co. 700 So. Phillips St. Ugona Phone* GY 4-2341 A UTO—LIFE—FIRE-^H A 1 II, OPTOMETRISTS DINTISTS PR. PATRICK J. MUUUIGAN PENTIST ! 116 No?th Moore Street Phonci CYpress 4-2708 PR, KARL; n Office in Home Federal BWg. Office phone CY PR. J, », HARRIS JR. ^Peptist..; . AJ 622 E, Sidle 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 PR. C. M. O'CONNOR Optonjetrist Visual Analysis & Visual Training 108 South Harlan St (Home Federal Bld.g.) / PHONE CY 4-3743 Farm Carlson Farm Management Wk N, Dodgl Ph. cy 4489J HumbiHdf Polo Alto & Kossgtb Counties

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