The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 23, 1967 · Page 28
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 28

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 23, 1967
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3-Algono Mo.) Upp«r Dst Moin«« ThurteJoy, F«fa. 23, 1967 POWELL JUST PLAIN MAN The ttotem'nt made by the eitranged wife of Congressman ^darn Clo/ton Powell that sorne S25,000 in government chect's had been departed after a forged endorsement of her name is sictening. If Congressman Po//ell is guilty of forgery, or anyone else on his staff, they should receive the some treatment that would be accorded anyone else of lesser stature for the same offense. It is also jiclrening to rhinl>- that large sums of money unde r the guise of "pay" should be doled out to family members, and this is not an isolated case. We could stand o first housecleaning in many of our government practices, and this is one of them. If Congressman Pov/ell or any of his associates ore guilty of forgery he certainly does not deserve to be seated in Congress, and should face criminal prosecution as would anyone ehe. EFFECTIVE LOBBYING Indlanola Record-Herald: One of the most effective lobbying groups in Iowa is the State Education Association. It has probably brought about more favorable legislation for its membership than almost any other organized group. It has continually urged its members to participate in politics and to inform them- ielve< as to public officials' stands on issues which affect them. Prior to recent elections they have invited candidates to appear before them and discuss the issues of the campaign. They have been effective in putting our candidates and elected public officials on record regarding the issues. Recognizing that legislation for the next two years will bo passed in the next three months, ISEA has come up with an innovation. They have established a telephone conference network throughout the state to keep members informed as to what is going on in Des Moines. There are ten centers and at a given time each week these centers will all be hooked up by t elephone and a complete discussion of pending legislation will be held. Decisions can be made quickly and assignments given in certain areas. Not only are association members invited to participate in these weekly conferences but the interested public as well. Although wo may not agree with all that ISEA may ask for, we congratulate the organization for its efforts in organizing an aggressive and probably effective campaign. AGREE WITH CONG. GROSS Grundy Center Register — It is not often that we are in agreement with what our Congressman H R. Gross says or does, but we are in full agreement with him in setting Daylight Time nationally from Memorial Day until the day following Labor Day. ftpper Homea HIE. Call Street-Ph. 295-3535-Algona, Iowa Zip Code 50511 Issued Tuesday and Thursday by THE UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. R. B. WALLER, Editor & Publisher DON SMITH, News Editor ADVERTISING Denny Waller Russ Kelley JACK PURCELL, Foreman NATIONAL NEWSPAPER NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE American Newspaper Representatives, Inc. 404 Fifth Ave., New York 18, N.Y. SUBSCRIPTION HATES IN TRADE AREA One Ycnr. In advance, Sumi-wuekly $500 Single Copied 10c SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE AREA One Year. In advance. Semi-weekly $7.00 No lubicrlptlon leui than 6 montni. OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING RATES ON REQUEST Our fai-meri are the strongest opponents of daylight saving tiT>>>, as they do not believe it fiti well with farming operations. Another objection to daylight saving time among formers is that it requires their school children to get ready before daylight for the bus that fal'ei them to school. Most farmer^ would accept daylight saving time if it were to start on Memorial Day and end the day after Labor Day. That is the period that most of our schools are on vacation. We hope that our Congressman will be successful in getting Nationally day saving time not to exceed three and one-half months instead of six months set by congressional action last year. NEW CONCEPT, SOCIAL SECURITY Eagle Grove Eagle — One of Karl Marx' firit statements of the communist creed gees "From each according *o his abilities TO each according to his needs." If was on this creed that Communism was founded and it remains the guiding principle of the ideology today. Now v/e read the following: "Pros. Johnson proposed to Congress Monday that Social Security Benefits be increased 59~ for persons in the lowest brackets and 15~ for those in the top brackets." Do you notice a similarity in the two example* above. Something is happening to the Social Security program. It is not the program that was originally established. At that time it was supposed to be a retirement fund that a working person would establish by payments to the fund which would be doubled by the employer and thus the worker would have a guaranteed retirement income which he and his employer had built up for him over the years. His contributions would be determined by his earnings and his benefits would be determined by his contributions. Apparently this theory has been abandoned and now the person who pays in the least will draw the highest benefits. Actuaries report that the recent increases in social security benefits have obligated the fund by several trillion dollars. And that under no circumstances can the payments by the worker and the employer equal the needs to make the payments now guaranteed. This is all before the present increases suggested by our president. We are also fold by life insurance actuaries that a young person now starting to pay social security at 4.4% of his wages doubled by the employer to 8.8% of his salary will have paid $25,000 into the social security fund. He is going to have to live to a ripe old age to get this money back before he dies. In addition, built in increases in the present law will increase those social security contributions to 11% in the next few years. "From each according to his ability to each according to his need." It looks like Karl Marx has already invaded our government. NEED NEW BOOKKEEPERS Albert Lea Tribune — How would you react if the people you had working for you expended twice as much as was budgeted in the disbursement category? Short of dismissal we expect that some pretty sharp questions would be asked. Perhaps that is why Congressmen, including Republicans and Democrats, are demanding some candid explanations as to why costs of the Viet Nam war were $20 billion instead of $10 billion as estimated. Perhaps we can excuse a $1 billion mistake although we are not about to even let that amount go unnoticed. But $10 billion I I The American people are expected to foot the full bill for the war. But they have not been given the courtesy of a full and honest report about what policy is being used for that war and what amount of money is being spent. The frightful explanation for all of this is that government has gotten so big in Washington that the citizens who started it have lost control. And the people who are running it have lost all sense of financial responsibility. In the face of a larger war which shows signs of getting bigger, it is high time that the American Congress and the constituents which elected it demand a full accounting. The way some folks complain about government spending, you'd think it was their money. TIIK WKKK'S I.KTTKH: hi'l|) from soim'oni 1 thun my frifiids and parents. ain't make tjiem understand my problem. Lust year I met u boy. We dated one lime, I fell in love witli him and he said he loved me. I went to a dance and he dunced with me all ni^ht. He auid he would see me the next Saturday. Then, all at once, he stopped talking to me. Sure, I dunced with the other guys. 1 didn't feel right, but what could I do'.' 1 still love him, and one of my friends love him. Could you give me some reason to lalk to him again? He is going with another friend of mine but he says lie doesn't lovelier. Ik- tells his cousin that he loves me, but he's shy. I think that is what is the matter with him. He acts so sweet and kind. U'ould you tell me how to act so he will ••all me again or so lie can talk For And About Teenagers ] to me like he did when In 1 talked to me last year? U'ould you tell me why he says he loves me even though he stopped talking to me? OUR REPLY: You have carried u one-date "crush" for a long time. Don't you think it is time you faced up t.) the facts'.' If this boy liked you at all, ho would show- it. There is nothing shy or bashful about a boy who will tell a girl he has just met that he is in love with her. It's a mighty good line. II you hav» a Ittnag,* probUm you won! to diicvii. or on oblfrvotion to molt, oddriit you I.II.. lo FOR AND ABOUT TEENAGERS COMMUNITY AND SUBURBAN PRESS SERVICE "I wonder if she'd be a model for my next tattoo." from HISWRY'S SCRAPBOOK DATES AND EVENTS FROM YESTERYEARS Chief Justice John Marshall rendered the first decision declaring a U.S. law unconstitutional, February 24, 1803. The Colt revolver was patented, February 25, 1836. The Hudson River tunnel opened, February 25, 1908. The Canal Zone was granted to the United States by tready with Panama, February 26, 1904. Communists were accused of setting flre to the German B«lchstag building, February 27, 1933. The Republican party was founded, February 28, 1854. Th« U.S. Department of Education was established, March 1| 184)7* Texas declared Independence from Mexico, March 2, 1836. 10 MIS AGO IN TUI FROM THE FILES OF THE UPPER DES MOINES February 21, 1957 V. C. Smith of Algona, was pictured on the front page, receiving a trophy, two feet tall, for winning the national Selected 5-Acre DeKalb corn growing contest, presented to him by Ed Eichler of Humboldt, district manager for the DeKalb Agricultural Ass'n. The Kossuth yield which won the state award was 171.80 bushels per acre. The five acres selected were from a 204 acre fleld on the Smith farm lying east of Black Cat Creek, between Algona and Burt, in Union twp. - o - Appointment of James A. Voigt, 24, of Whittemore, to Algona's police department, raised the number of men now on the local staff to eight. The installation of the new city radio system, which required a man on duty at city hall at all hours , served as the necessity of enlarging the force. - o - Preparations were being made by the A.S.C.S. Office for shipment of 5 million bushels of stored corn out of Kossuth county elevators . The shipment, which require an estimated 2,500 box cars, would be the largest concentrated grain shipment in the history of the county. - o - Warm days and cold nights prevailed in the area during most of the week. Low reading for the period was a 10 below zero mark while the high was 39. - o - Ralph Harms ofTitonkahadthe misfortune to break a bone in his hip while helping saw trees in a field at the farm of Miller Nelson. A big log had been sawed and was about to be sawed again and to do this a jack was placed under it. While he and Martin Harms, a cousin, were sawing it, the jack slipped and the tree fell toward him. Ralph slipped and the log fell upon him. - o - Dianne Hovey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arden Hovey, Lone Rock, had completed her nurses training course at Lutheran hospital, Marshalltown, and was working at Community hospital, Fairmont. - o - Ted Jensen, Seneca, who had been a patient at Holy Family hospital, Estherville, following surgery, was brought home and was reported recuperating satisfactorily. - o - Bill Rich, heavyweight, won his way to the state wrestling tournament at Cedar Falls as Algona's grapplers grabbed fifth place in the district meet at Osage. One other local grappler, Jason Et- herington, won his first match in the consolation bracket, but was decisioned the next time out so took third place. The team scored a total of six points for fifth place. - o - Hurt's high-flying boys' basketball team completed an unprecedented regular season with an easy 57-41 victory over Woden. The win gave the Bears a perfect record of 21 straight, unequalled by any previous Burt team and possbily better than any team in the county in history. Coach Ray Bmen's boys also ran their record to 45 wins and only three losses over the past two years. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Davidson of Doan twp. were pleasantly surprised Feb. 14, when Mr. and Mrs. Ray Cunningham and family, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Asa, Bryan Asa and John Asa came to help them celebrate their wedding anniversary. - o - The senior girls at St. John's, Bancroft, surprised Marilyn Doyle on her birthday, Valentine's day. Bingo was played with prizes going to Donna Bergman, Alice Menke, Phyllis Mulligan and Joann Hellman. - o - Mrs. Edward Knoner, Ledyard, returned from Siloam Springs, Ark., where she had gone with her son Dennis when he enrolled at John Brown University. She also visited her son John and wife in Oklahoma. - o - Douglas and Sylvia Ann Downs son and daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Ed Downs, Wesley, sang several duets and each sang several solos at the Farm Loan Association banquet at the VTW Hall In Algona. Mrs. DOTHS -»ras their piano accompanist. - o - Kendra Seely, Algona, entertained at a combination Valentine and birthday party for her llth birthday. A six o'clock sapper was served to the guests, Rosann Madson, Lana Gerber, Jody Monger, Patty Price, Mary Ann Sigsbee, Diane Riley, Nancy Muckey, Carolyn Sabin, Barbara Knchen- reuther, and Marian Braun. ZOYEffiS AGO IN TH6 FROM THE FILES OF THE UPPER DES MOINES February 27, 1947 At the annual meeting of the Fenton Creamery, Paul Nemitz and H. J. Gowans, whose terms expired were re-elected directors. Mr. N'emitz declined stating that 22 years on the board was enough. Hans Baago was named to serve his three- year term. H. J. Gowans was named as president of the creamery board, B. G. Berkland, vice president, and Alfred Meyers, secretary. - o - "Leander Seefelt, who lived 2 1/2 miles north of highway 18 just east of Sexton was wondering what to do - he had a drift about 10 feet high in his yard and his tractor was stuck in the mess ... He and Harold Mar- tlnek, a neighbor, were joining forces to remedy the situation recently but at last reports the drift - and the tractor - were still there." (From Odds and Ends) - o - Orville Koppen, Lakota, had the misfortune to lose two of his cows. He had shelled corn on the farm earlier in the week and did not have time to get it all cleaned from the ground as he went on to shell corn for his father. While gone the cows got out of the yard by walking over a snowdrift and ate too much shelled corn. Five others were treated by the veterinarian out of the herd of 11 cows. - o John Rich of the Four Corners area purchased a cream and red color three-passenger Piper Cub plane. John took flying lessons from the local field, and received his pilot's license this winter. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Wiltgen, Erwin Wiltgen and Anthony Cudnik returned from the east where they spent the past few months. The Wiltgens were married at Wilkes-Barr, Pa., and were making their home in Algona where Mr. Wiltgen had a watch repair shop. The Wilt- gens were building a home on Heckart street. - o Gary Schenck and Maxine Rei- bhoff ,of Union twp., celebrated their birthdays on the same day and the event was honored by a dinner at the Lloyd Schenck home. Guests were the Clarence Reib- hoff and Arle Dittmer families. - o - Pratt » the R. chased J. pur- Harrington PDnwu/nnn DIITTIC LKUoDnUKU rUuLt WEEKS ANSWER ACROSS 1. Anguish fl, Prison 9. Beige 10. Leather flask for 11. Pale 12. The Wars of the 14. Shoshonean 15. Chop 16. Burmese language 17. Compass point 18. Sacred bull: Egypt 20. Befall 21. Three- legged stand 23. Purchases 24. Personnel of a ship 25. Ship-shape clock 26. Large snakes 28. Ben Hogan, for one 31. Fortify 32. Cereal dish 33. Chinese measure 34,Fish 35. Mats 36. Presidential, nickname 37. Pry 39. Wide op«rt 41. Military assistant 42. Specks 43. Young girl 44. Comfort DOWN 2. Dull pain 22. 3. Anger 4. Kind of buoy 23 5. Pierces, as a bull's horns naut. 7. Goddess of harvests: It. 8. Ship's leeward drift 11. A relative 13. Weakens 15. Strike 18. Birds 19. Enclosure 20. Burst of anger Any deity Slip away Stir up Discloses Marries 36. Maltese, Persian and others 38. By way of 39. Soft drink 40. Tibetan gazelle n V (11 41 4* 22 Vi to 2.6 V 4* 40 20 It 30 on No. Thorineton St., and the Harringtons will more to Des Moines as soon as they can Cad a boose there. Mr. Harrington to an attorney with the Veterans Administration In Des Molnes. - o - The folio-wing members of the T.N.T.. Club of Bort went to Dolllver on the train to help Mrs. M. M. Chipman, a former member, celebrate her birthday: Mrs. G. a McMullen, Mrs. W. J. Lockwood, Mrs. E. P. Frederickson, Mrs. M. L Lichter, Mrs. W. W. Boettcher, Mrs. Walter Sorenson and Mrs. R. C. Dremmel. - o - Mrs. August Kirschbaum, Sexton, returned home from Cheyenne, Wyo., where she had been getting acquainted with a new granddaughter. This was the first child for Mr. and Mrs. Roland Bode. Mrs. Bode was the former Kathrine Kirschbaum. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Otto Wilberg of Seneca held a family gathering at their home honoring Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Carey and son of Ringsted, who were moving to Ames wfeere Mr. Carey was employed at a dairy. Present were Mr. and Mrs. Jens Halrerson, Mr. and Mrs. Linus Jensen and children, Mr. and Mrs. Albert UUestad, Mr. and Mrs. Jerold Halverson and children, all of Ringsted; and Mr. and Mrs. Jens Halve rson of Fenton and the Robert Halversons. - o - Mrs. Mike Mergen, Wnit- temore, had the misfortune to slip and fall on some Ice and fractured a bone about her ankle. - o - From Maimi, Florida came word that Georga Ann Voigt and her husband would start home soon for Fenton. They had been spending the winter there. They hoped to make a trip to Cuba before coming back. - o - Dewey Skilling was a recent visitor at the parental Robert Skilling home at Irvington. Dewey attended school at the Ames Annex at Camp Dodge, Des Moines. Kossuth county's Favorite newspaper COME IN T O D» Y .»\.%* 3% >^ 0 *V'* oHS NO NEED TO WORRY WITH YOUR INCOME Let BLOCK take your tax worries off your hands —BLOCK men know the new tax rules, so for peace of mind, you can't beat a BLOCK • prepared return. GUARANTEf= We guoronta* occvrot* prtporolion of t »• moli* any trrofl that eott you any wt will pay lh« ptnally or inlitnl. BOTH FEDERAL AND STATE LIFE viry ton return. II penalty or inltrtit. America's Largest Tax Service with Over 1500 Offices 108 No. Moore - Algona, la. 'Weekdays 9 A.M. tc/S P.M. — Phone 295-7031 NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY •£#**:;:*:tt^ Professional Directory , :%W:y*!*Sy^:%W *:*:*:*:^^ ^^DOCTORS^ MELVIN G. BOURNE, M.D. Physician & Surgeon 118 N. Moore St. Office Phone 295-2345 Residence Phone 295-fcm J. N. KENEFICK, M.D. Physician & Surgeon 218 W. State Street Office Phone 295-2353 Residence Phone 295-2614 JOHN. M. SCHUTTER, M.D. Residence Phone 295-2335 DEAN F. KOOB, M.D. Physicians & Surgeons 220 No. Dodge, Algona Office Phone 295-2408 Residence Phone 295-5917 INSURANCE f-sf-yf^ffff^^ ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY J. R. (Jim) KOLP Surety Bonds — All Lines Of Insurance 295-3176 206 E. State BLOSSOM INSURANCE AGENCY General Insurance 7 N. Dodge 295-2735 BOHANNON INSURANCE SERVICE 5 N. Dodge 295-5443 Home — Automobile — Farm Polio Insurance HERBST INS. AGENCY For Auto., House, Household Goods, and Many Other Forms. Phone 295-3733 , Ted S. Herbst KOSSUTH MUTUAL INSURANCE ASSOCIATION Over $74,000,000 worth of insurance in force. Phone 295-3756. Lola Scuffham, Sec'y. RICHARD A. MOEN Representing FEDERATED INSURANCE Modern One-Stop Insurance Service Business — Home — Car — Life Phone 295-5955 P.O. Box 337 Algoaa, Iowa SUNDET INSURANCE AGENCY Complete Insurance Service 118 So. Dodge - Algona, la. Phone 295-2341 •'^^j^^ W ^ :*:*:f:-:*:*:S^^ DR. J. B. HARRIS, JR. Dentist At 622 E. State Phone 295-2334 DR. J. G. CLAP8ADDLE Dentist At 112 N. Thorington Phone 295-2244 for Appointment ^i5^?!^r DR. L. L. SNYDER 113 East State Algona Telephone 295-2715 Closed Saturday Afternoons DR. HAROLD W. ERICKSON Eyes Examined — Contact Lenses — Hearing Aid Glasses 9 East State Street Phone 295-2196 Hours: 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Closed Saturday Afternoons DR. DONALD J. KINGFIELD Optometrist Visual Analysis and Visual Training Contact Lenses 108 So. Harlan, Algona Phone 295-3743 Chiropractor W^W*?::::::^^ DR. M. R. BALDWIN Summer Office Hours Men. - Tues. - Wed. . Prf 8:30 • 5:00 Thurs. - Sat. — 8:30 - 12:00 MISCELLANEOUS Credit Bureau of ' Kossuth County Collectrite Service Factbilt Reports CARLSON F»ra MANAQEMCNT COMPANY UVj N. Do4p Ph. 3U-1M1

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