The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 28, 1967 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 28, 1967
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4-Algona, (la.) Upper Des Moines Tuesday, March 28, 1967 Fenton, Grant Win 4-H BB Crowns, North Half Fenton claimed the Junior crown and Grant won the Senior title tor the north half of Kossuth as the the annual County 4-H Basketball Tournament pot underway Monday and Tuesday nights at Swea City. Fenton took the Junior championship with a 37-10 victory over Seneca in the finals Tuesday nicht and Grant claimed the Senior championship with a 74-30 verdict over Fenton the same evening. In earlier play Monday, Fenton downed Grant, 35-4, and Seneca dumped Greenwood, 20-17 in Junior action; and the Aggressive Lads downed Greenwood, 52-28, and Grant up-ended Seneca, 55-31, in Senior play. Fenton downed the Aggressive Lads, 32-12, in the Junior division and Fenton swept past the .Aggressive Lads, 70-53, in Senior play in games played prior to the finals. Play also opened in the south half of the meet Monday, with Union defeating St. Joe/33-27, and Cresco blasting Garfleld, 28-6, in Junior play; and AVhit- temore getting past Garfield, 5530, and Union belting Cresco, 33-9, in Senior action at West Bend. Play in the south half will continue at LuVerne and West Bend next Monday evening. South championship games will be at West Bend March 31 and the finals (between north and south winners) will be played at Burt April 3. Suggests Govt. Action In Support Of Cattle Prices Editor, Upper Des Moines: Cattle feeders today are complaining bitterly, and justifiably so, about losing money. Many "bellyache" about low price's but very few submit any IDEAS as to "what to do about it." I have jotted down a few thoughts, present a remedy, and explain it. I invite comments, especially if some disagree with me, and would welcome any other suggestions for a different solution. The present Feed Grain Program guarantees to the wheat growers a full parity price on all wheat grown and consumed in this country. If this same guarantee applied to beef cattle our beef cattle producer would be getting some S6.50 per cut more than they receive now. Cattle prices are too low; they are $6.50 per cut less than parity which is supposed to be a just price. This deficiency of $65 for each 1,000 steers Is the main cause of our financial trouble. In recent years many cattle men attributed the low cattle prices to imports, but after all this controversy and resulting quotas apparently the volume of imports is not being moved downward much, if at all. The low price of cattle is not being solved. In Great Britain the fanners constitute only 4% of the population yet produce 50% of the food ccnsumed. The other 50% is imported and most of it duty free. Living costs for her consumers are thus kept low. But the government does not allow these low cost imports to financially damage her own farm group. For some 19 years the method used to guarantee a just income for her farm group is by paying the farmers the difference between the market price and the parity price. The law further provides that no change downward in any one year can be made in excess of 2 1/2% and even then can be made only after consultation with and approval by agricultural producers, which in practice is the three farmers' unions in that nation. The Farm Bureau, the N.F.O. and the Grange, do not exist. In this country we consume all the beef we produce. (Note: while we do export some beef, we import more than we export). The per capita consumption of beef in the United States is high - some 106 to per person per year. Undoubtedly without the government welfare programs the capacity to buy beef - which is more expensive than potatoes, beans, rice at the per capita consumption of beef and the price of it would be much lower than it is now. Another factor that exerts a downward pressure on cattle prices is the phenomenal increase in a whole host of scientific Innovations that force output of grains and animals to exceed effective demand. Economists inform us that when supply exceeds effective demand by 1% the price goes down about, 5%. Our government is the only organization we have with the power to effect some restraint on this excess output. Our farm programs - with their incentive pay to effect the idling of millions of acres of productive land-have thus prevented a disastrous drop in farm prices-especially cattle and hog prices. Livestock associations have usually opposed these governmental financial aids on subsidies to nearly all the non-farm groups. Philip Stern in his book "The Great Treasury Raid" amply documents from U. S. treasury reports, how various a ments to our revenue laws exempts from tax literally billions of dollars of net income- particularly in the oil business. To exempt a person from a just tax - or to collect it ar.d return it as a subsidy- the result is the same. It's a subsidy. It is rather strange and rather unexplainable why cattlemen's associations never even mention it but concentrate their criticism on any governmental protection of income for farmers. However, cattlemen in 1965 and 1966 strongly supported U.S. participation in cattle prices by demanding a reduction in the volume of imported cattle and beef with rather f mitless results. A reason usually given by cattlemen for opposing governmental protections of cattle prices is that it will result in bad controls and loss of freedoms. But these fears are greatly exaggerated. Federal aid in price protection of farm products including cattle has been in effect for some 19 years in Great Britain, with no criticism or complaint whatever. As of now there appears to be no sentiment or demand for abandonment or even any reduction in that price protection. In this country we have had Federal aid for research, experimentation, and salaries of instructors for some 100 years at our various land grant colleges. At Ames, la., it is the Iowa State University. Just recently I received a letter from the president's office stating that in all that time there never has been a single Instance of any unwise restrictions. It is a mistake to allow unfounded and exaggerated fears to prevent the establishment of Justice in income for our food producers. If one reads the first sentence in the Federal Constitution he will see that the "establishment of justice" was a main reason for the very existence of this government in the first place. Very truly yours, G. W. Patterson Swea City Man Is All-Event KG Champion A Swea City man, BUI Pech, placed first in All-Events at the annual State KC Bowling Tournament at Cedar Rapids March 5 and was awarded a trophy for his efforts. Mr. Pech had identical series totals of 659 in the team and doubles events and had a 645 series in singles competition to win the title. More than 600 bowlers participated in the meet. He participated with aKCteam from Bancroft. Other members of the team were Delbert Ferguson, Frank Droessler, Bob Binzen and Ken Mulligan. Farming engages 7 mlllon workers. This exceeds the combined employment In transportation, public utilities, steel and auto Industries. There are more than 4,000 collectors of clocks in the nation. FOR SALE SUSANNA THILGES FARM Located 2 miles east, 1 mile south and Vz mile east of West Bend, Iowa LEGAL DESCRIPTION: The Soulh One-half of the South One-Half of Section 21, Township 94 North, Range 30, West of the 5th P, M, and the West One-half of the Northeast Quarter of Section 28, Township 94 North, Range 30, West of the 5th P, M, THE QUARTER AND THE EIGHTY MAY BE BOUGHT SEPARATELY OR AS ONE UNIT, POSSESSION: March 1, 1968, TERMS: 20% down and balance on March 1,1988, when deed and abstract of title are furnished. bids may be left with D, 0, Hutchison, Attorney at Law, 2% East State Street, Algona, Iowa, or with Clarence Thilges, West Bend, Iowa, Sylvester Thilges, West Bend, Iowa, Felix Thilges, West Bend, Executors of the Susanna Thilges Estate. Volunteers At LuVerne Lend Library Aid LU VERNE-A group of women have processed more than 600 books that have been donated recently to~the Lu Verne Library. Under the supervision of Ann McKinley of Mason City, the books have been carded, labeled and made ready for the shelves. Additional temporary shelving has been added and the books are now available to the public, There is a wide selection of fiction, non-fiction, and biography books. Those who helped process the books include Barbara Holmes, Patricia Hardcopf, CarltmeNaff- ziger, Emma Krause, Eleanor Kubly, Florence Stewart, Rose Patterson, Dora Marty, Marty Stille, Connie Brainerd, Marie Maas, Alice Hinz, and Marjorie Shelton. Week-end guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Vern Daley were Mrs, Daley's cousin, Mr. and Mrs, Melvin Volandof Jesup, and the Daley's daughers, Linda, a student at Hamilton College oi Mason City, and Mary, who is attending A.LB. in Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Consoer of Ft, Dodge were Sunday dinner guests in the home of Mrs. Consoer's sisters, Miss Violet and Miss Luella Swiger. Henry Schnakenberg and Colleen Johns attended the Lutheran Walther League Zone meeting In Fenton Sunday, March 19. Saturday dinner guests in'the home of Violet and Luella Swiger were Mrs. Lloyd Baumgart-' ner of Verona, Wls., Mrs. Wil-s Ham Reuter of NewGlarus, Wls., Mrs. Emil Moschau of Madison, Wis., and Mrs. Emilie Kubly of Lu Verne. The Music Mothers will meet at 8 p.m., Monday, March 27, in the lunch room of the school. Chaperones will be chosen for the music contests to be held April 8 and 22. The Lutheran Fellowship Class met Sunday, March 19. Rev. Mueller gave a short study lesson, John Schnakenberg presided at the business meetlne. Two couples joined the Fellowship class. They are Mr. and Mrs. Emil Lelstikow and Mr. and Mrs. Eli Bager. Mr. and Mrs. Olaf {Cleveland were guests. 500 was played at six tables for entertainment. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ruger and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Nielsen were hosts. Leroy Miller, son of Mrs George Miller of Mason City, and .the late George Miller, former Lu Verne residents, had major surgery recently. His address is c/o St. Luke's Hospital In Cedar Rapids. Sunday dinner guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Nielsen in Britt were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Nielsen of LuVerne Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Nielsen of Ventura, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Nielsen of Lu Verne, Mr and Mrs. Carol Glllespie of Renwick, Mrs. Marie Jackson and Mr. and Mrs. Eli Bager of Lu- Verne. The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Stahl was baptized Catherine Joan in the Sacred Heart Church at Livermore Friday evening, with the Rev. J G Ckahlll officiating. Sponsors were Mr. and Mrs. Herman Heinen of Lu Verne. Guests in the Stahl home after the baptism were Mr. and Mrs. Hel- nen and family and Mr, and Mrs Peter C. Reding of St. Joe.' Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hardcopf spent the week end in Chicago with their son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Hardcopf, and their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Daryl Ludwlg and Rhonda. Mrs. Florence Stewart attended the Kossuth Cancer Crusade Klckoff and Board meeting at the Colonial Motel March 14. The meeting was held in the Algonquin Room. All chairmen were given their material for the Cancer Crusade to be held between April 1 and April 15. Mrs. Stewart is chairman for the crusade In the Lu Verne area. The Biddies and Kiddles Card Club met Tuesday, March 14, at the home of Kay Henderson. High was won by Dorothy Hinz and Kay Henderson; low, Marty Stille; 9 bids, Betty Johnson; and travel, Doris Johns. The club meets in two weeks with Pat Ramus. Lunch was served by the hostess. Mr. and Mrs. Allen Blake and Bobert, and Mrs. Jim Lenz spent Sunday at Walthlll, Neb., with the Richard Blake family. IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE STATE OF IOWA IN AND FOR KOSSUTH COUNTY Probate No. 9104 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF William A. Hannover, Deceased. TO ALL PEHSONSINTERESTED IN THE ESTATE OF William A. Hannover, Deceased: You arc- hereby notified that on tin' 2flth day of March 19C7, the his! will am! testament of William A. Hannover deceased, bearing date of the 29th day of August, I'.'.'i,". an.! I'ondtcil attached there- v ,lati dj.intiar.v20, 10GO, wasad- ir,;:!i'i: 10 probate in the above iu:y,i''! court and that Elna E. ihvnover was appointed executor of said estate. Notice is further given that any action to set aside said will must be brought In the district court of said county within one year from the date of the second publication of this notice, or thereafter be forever barred. Notice Is further given that all persons Indebted to said estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against said estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated for allowance ; and unless so filed within six months from the second publication of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) such claim shall thereafter be forever barred. Dated this 20th day of March, 1967. Elna E. Hannover Executor of said Estate Whlttemore, Iowa McMahon & Cassel Attorneys) for said Executor Algona, Iowa Date of second publication : 4th day of April, 1967. (24&26) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE STATE OF IOWA IN AND FOR KOSSUTH COUNTY Probate No. 9103 NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF ADMINISTRATOR IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF William Moeding, Deceased. TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE ENTITLED ESTATE : You are hereby notified that all persons indebted to said estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against said estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed within six months from the second publication of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) such claim shall thereafter be forever barred. Dated this 17th clay of March, 1967. Margaret E. Whiteley Administrator of said Estate Mitchellville, Iowa Jaqua i- Mansfield Attorney of said Administrator Humboldt, Iowa Date of second publication: 28th day of March, 1967. (23-24) trict pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 296, Code of Iowa, I960, and to a sufficient petition with the requisite signatures in accordance therewith and as ordered by a resolution adopted by the Board of Directors on the 13th day of March, 1967. Dated at Fenton, Iowa, this 13th day of March, 1967. . /s/ Lucille Seegebarth Secretary, Board of Directors (22-24-26-28) NOTICE OF SCHOOL ELECTION PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to tlie qualified voters of the Sentral Community School District, in the Counties of Kossuth and Palo Alto, State of Iowa, that a special election has been called andorderedtobeheld in and for said School District on the 18th day of April. 1967, whereat there will be submitted to the voters of said Sentral Community School District, to be by them voted upon, the following proposition, to-wit: "Shall the Board of Directors of the Sentral Community School District in the Counties of Kossuth and Palo Alto, State of Iowa, issue bonds In an amount not to exceed One hundred sixty-five thousand dollars ($165,000.00) for the purpose of carrying out a school building program consisting of improving and remodeling the existing high school building and constructing and equipping an addition thereto In and for said School District?" The polls for said election will be kept open from 12:00 o'clock noon until 7:00 o'clock P. M. of said day and for said election the whole of said Community School District has been consolidated into and will constitute one voting precinct and the polling place therefor will be at the high school building located In the Northeast Quarter (NE 1/4) of Section Twenty-one (21), Township Ninety-seven (97) North, Range Thirty (30), West of the 5th P. M., Kossuth County, Iowa, in the district at which time and place all the qualified voters of said School District are hereby notified to appear. This notice Is given by Order of the Board of Directors of the Sentral Community School Dls- DAIRY QUEEN Now Under New Ownership . . . and We're Having A THURSDAY & FRIDAY, MARCH 30-31 Grand Opening SPECIAL Buy 1 Sundae at Regular Price . . . Buy the Second Sundae For WE FEATURE MALTS SHAKES FLOATS CONES SODAS BANANA SPLITS SUNDAES DQ SANDWICH DILLYS MR. MISTY SLUSH THE NEW BUSTER BAR SANDWICHES SOFT DRINKS Vz Gallons, Quarts, Pints to Take Home Dean & Mary Ann Jergenson, Owners Another 1967 CMC sold and two more ready to go.... The Wesley Co-op Creamery has just purchased the big GMC at the right of the picture for its ever-growing dairy operation. Edgar Meyer (left) and Edward Gorman (right) are shown with this 1967 GMC model EM 5600, featuring a 305C heavy-duty engine. The truck also has a T150 rear axle and a New Process Transmission. Also shown above are two 1967 % Ton pickups - representative of the large selection of America's Number One trucks now on display at Joe Bradley Equipment. 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