The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 20, 1967 · Page 14
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 14

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 20, 1967
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WASHINGTON Meny-Go-Round WASHINGTON - Vice President Humphrey actually did much better on his recent trip to Europe than he's been given credit for. One of his chief purposes was to persuade West Germany and Italy to support the Nonproliferation Treaty to check the spread of nuclear weapons. And while he brought back no agreement from the governments of those two countries, he's told President Johnson that they will get in line eventually. The reason is that Humphrey, as an experienced politician, did not take the official vetoes he got as final. In Italy, Premier Aldo Moro and Foreign Minister Fanfani were the official spokesmen. But Humphrey went around them and saw two old friends, President Saragat and Vice Premier Nenni. Nenni is head of the Socialist party which supports the coalition government of Moro, who with Fanfani is a member of the Christian Democrats. But Nenni could pull his party out of the coalition, which would force the collapse of the Moro government. Similarly, President Saragat as leader of the Socialist Democrats could withdraw support. Nenni and Saragat promised HHH that they will work on Premier Moro and pressure him into okaying the treaty. Similarly, when he ran into difficulties in West Germany, Humphrey called on another old friend, Mayor Willy Brandt, whose Social Democrat keep the government in power. Brandt also promised to use his club. It was the kind of politicking which LBJ himself could hardly have surpassed. - o - - NO RAIL STRIKE - Even if the railroads and unions fail to reach an agreement in the additional 20 days of bargaining ordered by Congress, a strike is unlikely. Reason is that organized labor does not want a compulsory arbitration law, and this is a club President Johnson will use as much as necessary. If no agreement is reached by the May 3 deadline, LBJ will go to court for an injunction to keep the unions on the job until Congress has time to pass a law covering strikes which affect the national security. The administration not only is working on DREW PEARSON such a law, but might have gotten it last year at the time of the airline machinists strike if a settlement had not suddenly appeared likely. Leaders of the ALF-CIO recognize that such a law might get through Congress without much difficulty in times of serious strike, and it's about the last tiling they want on the books. So they'll do everything possible to bring about a settlement. The administration in turn is not eager to push for compulsory arbitration because of the cost in labor votes, but LBJ will do so if it appears necessary. - o - - BLAME FOR RIOTS - It's easy enough to sit back and blame racial disturbances on people like Stokely Carmichael who go to tension spots and stir up mobs with cries of "black power." But there sometimes is good reason for the unrest, and it's often the failure of the white community to recognize this and do something about it that paves the way for violence. This writer recently visited South Carolina State College at Orangeburg, the only state Negro college in South Carolina. The value of its physical plant is about $8 million compared with $160 million for the white South Carolina state colleges and universities. And the almost all- white University of South Carolina is planning to build an $8 million athletic stadium — as much money as the entire Negro college at Orangeburg is worth. This does not sit well with Negroes who are willing to try to help themselves by getting a better education. In addition, the Negro students at South Carolina State recently saw the firing of three white professors who sympathized with them. It resulted in a two-week boycott of classes. • ; , i; Such happenings make it easy for a Stokely Carmichael to stir up trouble. NOTE - Walter Reuther of the United Auto Workers has tried to persuade Dr. Martin Luther King not to lead any civil rights demonstrations this summer. Reuther argues that the demonstrations now do the civil rights cause more harm than good. King is not convinced. - o- RED DOUBLETALK- In the strange world of international propaganda, sometimes even the experts are a little puzzled to figure out what's going on. Peking of course has long been accusing Russia of cooperating with the United States in Vietnam. Last month Soviet transmitters were telling the Chinese people that it is Mao Tse Tung who is cooperating with the U.S., "doing a service to imperialism, particularly U.S. imperialism." The broadcasts cited as evidence Red China's "secret ambassadorial talks with the U.S. government (in Warsaw) in spite of U.S. imperialist aggressions," and said accusingly, "Naturally, when the Chinese and American ambassadors meet, it is not just for a cup of tea." At the same time, Soviet transmitters were warning the North Vietnamese against a Red Chinese takeover, saying that Peking would repress the Buddhists as it has done in Tibet, and the Moslems as it has done in Sinkiang. In Russia itself, meanwhile, domestic broadcasts were far more bitter against Red China than they've even been against the U.S., even in the days when Washington-Moscow relations were at their worst. - o- THE GREEN VALLEY - Tel az Kazir is the Israeli Kibbutz or farm settlement on the Sea of Galilee where the Syrian shooting has taken place recently. This writer visited it last year while making a movie, "The Sand Curtain." The Israeli settlement is on a hill looking down on the demilitarized zone between Syria and Israel. There are three ancient stone houses or semi-forts on the Syrian hill opppsite, and the land around them is brown and black. But the valley in between the hills is green, because it's been irrigated by the Israelis; an aluminum pipe lies along the border between the two countries. It's this working of the fields in the demilitarized zone that the Syrians object to. They claim this zone should not be farmed. But the Israelis claim that it's the most fertile, land around and shouldn't go to waste. So they run their tractors through the zone within a hundred yards of Syrian rifles —though they sometimes have to dodge bullets. - o - THE DOMINO THEORY - This was the beginning of the domino theory —that one country WESLEY 1 By Mrs. Viola Studer § Thursday, April 20, 1967 Algona (la.) Upper Des Moinei-3 after another in Southeast Asia would fall like a set of dominoes if we did not intervene. The theory overlooked the intense 1,000 year old anti-Chinese battle for independence by the Vietnamese and they have been willing to fight anyone else since for the same reason. Furthermore it was based on sheer American self-interest - the protection of raw materials-not any idealistic goal to plant democracy on the shores of Tonkin Bay. This was a theory dreamed up by John Foster Dulles later. LuVerne Girl Engaged To Wed MARY BORMANN Mr. and Mrs. Donald Bormann of LuVerne announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Catherine, to Darryl Jensen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Einer Jensen of rural Estherville. Mary Catherine is attending Estherville Junior College. Mr. Jensen is stationed at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo. A fall wedding is planned. Wesley 4-H Boys Select Delegates The April meeting of the Wesley boys 4-H Club was held at the home of Bernard Kunkel, April 12. John Kiley, president, president. Duane Kunkel, Jerry Martinek, John Kiley and Tony Kuehe gave reports. John Kiley was selected as a delegate to state 4-H conference and Jerry Martinek and Paul Hildman to go 4-H camp at Clear Lake. Bill Kiley, Phillip Buffington, Danny Kunkel and Kim Martinek were selected to go to camp at Madrid. Swine and beef feeders were to meet April 17 at the Bob Boleneus home. Lunch was served by Mrs. Kunkel. Now! CAMARO PACESETTER SALE! Comoro's lower, wider,heavier,roomier than any other car at its price. And starting today, there's another reason to buy right away: specially equipped Camaros at special savings. You get all this: the big 155-hp Six, deluxe steering wheel and extra interior trim, wheel covers,whitewalls, bumper guards, front and rear, wheel opening moldings and body side striping. NO EXTRA COST! Now, during the sale, the special hood stripe and floor-mounted shift for the 3-speed transmission are available at no extra cost! See your Chevrolet dealer now and save! CAMARO CHOSEN 1967 INDIANAPOLIS 500 PACE CAR KOSSUTH MOTOR CO. 108 So. Hall Algona, Iowa 140115 Mr. and Mrs. Lester Larson and his sister, Mrs. Carrie Anderson of Clarion, and Mrs. Lester Lease attended the funeral April 8 of Prof. Odvin Hagen, 68, at Forest City. Mr. Hagen had been the Waldorf College choir leader for 39 years, Wesleyans who attended the meeting of the Northeast D.C.C.W. Deanery at Estherville Wed. were Mesdames Hazel Studer, Mildred Arndorfer, Maud Studer, Agnes Stevens, Mary Bode, Sally Studer, Rita Young- wirtli and Eileen Johnson. Mrs. Frederick of Milford was elected president to succeed Mrs. Ulses of Bancroft, and Mrs. Imelda Engesser of Algona vice- president to succeed Mrs. Elbert of Whittemore. Mrs. Jack Vitzthum, Mrs. Larry Grandgenett and Bill Goetz attended the 4-county American Legion and Auxiliary meeting at Lone Rock Wednesday. Mrs. Martin Hamilton entertained her contract bridge club Thursday evening. Mrs. J. M. Kunz will be hostess to the group at the next party. Mrs. Justine Becker entertained her contract bridge club Saturday. Marilyn Skow, one of seven students from this area who are students at the State College of Iowa, Cedar Falls, is now serving a nine - week student teaching assignment Now you can try these great low-priced liquors without crossing the state line! Old Mr. Boston Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon and Old Mr. Boston Canadian are now available in Iowa . . . Saves you money without sacrificing pleasure. Here are truly superb, smooth-tasting liquors. And the Price? Well worth waiting for. So what are you waiting for? BONDED BOURBON 100 PROOF. CANADIAN WHISKEY 86.8 PROOF. BOTH IN 4/5 QUART SIZES. MR. BOSTON DISTILLER INC., BOSTON, MASS. Sid's Cafe Gets Air-Conditioning! 295-3554 The warm summer weather is still a few weeks away but smart Algona businessmen are already anticipating those sticky and suitry summer days. One of them is Sid Johnson, shown at right, watching workmen install a new Air Conditioning unit in his cafe on North Thorington street. Howard Forsberg and Roger Batt from the North Central Public Service Co. and Cary Lane on top the unit from Utt's Electric are putting the finishing touches on the Natural Gas unit which will keep Sid's food and coffee break customers cool as a spring breeze all summer long. Now is the time to think about Air Conditioning your business or home . . . and the folks to talk to are at the North Central Public Service Co. They'll show you the many advantages of Gas Air Conditioning — AND SAVINGS TOO. Join the hundreds of Algona business ar>d residential owners who have installed gas air conditioning. NORTH CENTRAL PUBLIC SERVICE CO. 295-2484 COMPLETE LP AND NATURAL GAS SERVICE 10 EAST STATE ALGONA

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