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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 15, 1967
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2—Algono (la.) Upper Des Moinei Thursday, June 15, 1967 DREW PEARSON AT 70 Drew Pearson, one of America's outstanding newspaper columnists, either admired or hated by most people in influential public life, and read by millions where they have access to his column, will soon observe his 70th birthday. We say "read by millions where they have access to his column" because Pearson is on the black list of a number of major newspapers, usually those owned by chain operators who have a great many political axes to grind, and who like to play footsie with the big advertisers, some of whose toes get stepped on in the course of time in Pearson's column. In the judgment of his colleagues, he is Washington's top reporter. Time after time his news paragraphs precede the wire services and news magazine reports with the same information. Somtimes we think that is where they get their leads on stories. The lale General George C. Marshall, when army chief of staff in WW II, referred to Pearson as "one of my best inspector generals." Pearson, personally, is not brash; he is actually quiet, almost retiring. He does not favor air conditioning, disapproves of smoking, has a weakness for off-beat hats, and has to watch his weight. These little items indicate that he is quite human. He practically never takes a day off, gets by on little sleep, and will bounce out of bed in the middle of the night to pound out a typewriter paragraph. He owns a farm in Maryland with a 200- year-old house, operates a dairy, raises commercial crops, and goes to farm auctions. He was born in Evanston, III., and spent most of his boyhood in Pennsylvania, where his father was a college professor. He was a Phi Beta Kappa in college. He helped supervise relief programs in the Balkans after WW I, returned to teach industrial geography for a time at the University of Pennsylvania, and wishing to roam after a year shipped out as a seaman and worked his way around the world. He also corresponded for a few U.S. newspapers, and this habit and clientele grew, including magazines. He returned to the U.S., went to work for the Baltimore Sun, and in •the lean years of the Hoover administration wrote a book, "Washington-Merry-Go-Round" which created a tremendous stir with its inside anecdotes of politicans and society. The newspapers columns, Washington-Merry-Go- Round began in December of 1932. After WW II he promoted the Friendship Train, dipping into his 'own pocket for part of the cost of sending aid to France and Italy. He was the first newspaperman to connect cigarettes and lung cancer. His exposes over the years have angered democrats and republicans, in turn, and sent some to jail, including a governor of Louisiana. His predictions about future events have an uncanny way of becoming truths — a warning on Castro was one of them. He is one of a very few reporters able to personally interview some of the most controversial world leaders of today. He has received numerous awards for journalistic endeavors. Our own feeling is that the Drew Pearsons of our time are good for the mind, soul and public conscience and responsibility. Too much boot-licking isn't good for a man ... or a nation. POLITICAL FORTUNES Word from Arkansas is that Senator J. W. Fulbright, longtime respected member of the U.S. Senate, may have trouble being re- nominated in the 1968 democratic primary in his home state. Senator Fulbright, a man of personal integrity and political courage, has been an outspoken critic of our involvement in Vietnam. Yet, his ardent desire to stop the killing and maiming of young Americans as well as those of all nationalities, and his questioning of our foreign policy path under Secretary of State Dean Rusk, have not made him popular in some quarters. It is strange, when a man has the courage to speak out without rancor and in a sensible fashion, he must become a target of abuse. It would indeed be a tragedy of the first magnitude if men like Senator Fulbright could not retain their seat in the national Congress because they are using their intellect and expressing a viewpoint which at the moment may not meet with universal approval. YOUNG VERSUS OLD Ken Miller in Armstrong Journal - This conflict between the young and the old, which has been going on since man began, is a simple thing to analyze, really. When the young are growing up, the parents are normally in control. They set the standards, the behavior, and the attitudes. All the while the offsprings are fairly acquiescent and they feel secure. (Besides that, most parents are bigger than their young.) Now, during adolescence, the young need to stretch their wings and gain a little independence. But having the impatience of the young, even when they are getting too much independence without being forced to also accept the responsibility that goes with it, breeds more insecurity. This adds to their quest for more independence which they get by their manners, clothes and behavior. They have rejected the old for the new, yet subconsciously they are suffering because they know their schooling or training, in most cases, is being paid for by sacrifices of their parents. As for the parents, they may be jealous that they are too old and set in their ways to behave in a similar fashion. Of the parents whose kids flocked to Florida or someplace over Easter, probably the majority of them have never been there, but have always wanted to go. So, while paying for junior's college, they are expected to bleed a little more so the kids can go south on Easter to stone the copsl Then from the parental side—they are mostly weak and resigned to their fate. It is like the feeling of yesteryear when we were told, "You can't fight City Hall." Today you can't fight City Hall, the State House, Washington—or the kidsl IF I WERE THE DEVIL Troy Anderson in Grundy Center Register — If I were the devil and wanted to turn America into hell, I think I would do something like this: I would cultivate among the people the idea that the individual is nothing, the indiscriminate mass of people everything. I would also seek to convince Americans that God and Christian ethics and an honest desire to make one's way in the world are old fashioned. I would get elected to office on the promise of helping everybody at someone else's expense. Then I would treat the Constitution as a sort of handbook on the philosophy of government to be referred to only if it served my purpose. I would increase the size and scope of government in every way possible, going into every conceivable business in competition with established enterprises, paying the state's business losses out of the treasury. I would try to keep hidden how this could lead at the right time to nationalization of industry. I would thus create a government strong enough to give its citizens everything they want. Thus, I would create a government strong enough to take from them everything they have. By a combination of inflation and taxes I would rob the very people I pretend to help until, if they ever should want to return to freedom they couldn't — but would be dependent on the state. Next, I would gradually raise taxes to 100 percent of income (we are one-third of the way now) — so that the state could have it all. Then I'd give back to the people enough to keep them alive and little enough to keep them enslaved. In the meantime I would take from those who have and give to those who want, until I killed the incentive of the presently ambitious man and satisfied the meager needs of the rest. The police state would then be required to make everybody work — and the transtormation of America from a republic to a second-rate Communist nation would be complete. If I were the devil . . . And then there is the man who misses his wife's cooking—whenever he gets the opportunity. -Onawa Sentinel FATHER'S DAY JUNE 18 vl.slloil Inn- (vl<>m\ IVtU JV-iU> no i- i\l Kl. HiMi'.ti ;>t th<! (town ivt Holly's slstor, Mis. Kilts Kiu«, Tho Kilo.-; Itiul Ilio ali'ivvt tliovo anil Mio i;lvl;i inv|iv\<Hll'hlM)', homo, tlin trip tuU»n i<uly W IllilUltl'S. PUZZLE LAST WEEKS ANSWER /rom HISTORY'S SCRAPBOOK DATES AND EVENTS FROM YESTERYEARS I READER COMMENT The Hawaii annexation treaty was signed, June 16, 1897. The first robot bomb struck London, June 16, 1944. A World Peace Jubilee was held in Boston, June 17, 1872. Napoleon was defeated at Waterloo, June 18, 1815. Susan B. Anthony, female, was fined $100 for voting at Rochester, N. Y., June 18, 1873. Emperor Maximilian was shot to death In Mexico, June 19, 1867. An 8-hour day for federal employees was adopted, June iy t mi fa A treaty legalizing the U. S. purchase of Alaska from Russia was signed, June 20, 1865. June 21 marks the beginning of summer. The charter for a new league of nations was completed at a San Francisco conference, June 21, 1945. A GI Bill of Rights was signed by President Roosevelt, June not rest in a united, national opinion. Only when an individual forms and voices his own opinions in accord with his personal convictions can he be considered patriotic. I doubt if the men of Israel and the Arab world would have formed their own opinions as to their relations with their neighbors would the crisis ever developed. Instead, for the last twenty years the men of both sides reacted to the wishes of their leaders in uniting against "our enemy." Here in the United States, those who advocate that the American public should leave our country's foreign policy to those "in the know", in order to form a united front against the enemy, are not asking us to be true patriots loyal to our country. They are instead asking us to forget our democratic principles of government by the people. We as patriotic Americans must form and voice our • own educated, constructive opinions if democracy is to remain as a rational form of government. /S/ Edward J. Welp The Editor The Algona Upper Des Moines Algona, Iowa If any good is to arise out of the latest conflict of Israel and the Arab states it will be a realization of the folly in a concept of patriotism. The leaders of the Middle East erupted a war which brought death and destruction to a world whose resources should be directed towards developing a better way of life. Neither Israel nor the Arab countries can be justified in using guns and tanks instead of diplomacy and national respect against one another. Both the Jews and the Arabs are proud peoples with long ancestries that contributed much to the development of civilized man, yet they with the rest of the world must learn that true patriotism does Upper 29e$ 111 E. Call Street — Ph. 295-3535 - Algona, Iowa Zip Code 50511 ESTABLISHED 1865 OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER KOSSUTH COUNTY CITY OF ALGONA NATIONAL NEWSPAPER ALGONA COMMUNITY SCHOOL ISSUED TUEDAY k THURSDAY & NORTH IOWA SHOPPER THURSDAYS: Newspapers entered as Second Class Matter at the post office in Algona, Iowa EDITORIAL R. B. WALLER, Editor b Publisher Don Smith, Managing Editor ADVERTISING Denny Waller Russ Kclley Jack Purcell, Foreman SUBSCRIPTION RATES In Kossuth County and adjoining areas $5.00 per year To all other addresses in United States or Foreign $7.00 per year (No subscriptions less than six months) FROM THE FILES OF THE UPPER DES MOINES June 19, 1947 Eighteen carrier salesmen for the Des Moines Register & Tribune were slated to leave via special train on a four-day trip to Chicago as guests of the newspaper. In the group from Algona taking the trip were Harold Amfahr, Dennis Bietz, Jerry Ferris, Charles Huber, Floyd Hutzell, John M. Keneflck, Jack Lichter, David Long, Joe Reding, Nickle Reding, Gary Rentz.WillardRis- tau, Raymond Schenck, Bobbie Sheridan, Donald Steinman, Richard Webster and Robert Winter. - o - Ben Kunkel of St. Benedict didn't quite know just how it happened, but he does know that he and his party probably made the biggest fish catch of the season. Driving near Janesville, Minn., they discovered a dam at an outlet of a certain Lesion Lake, and investigating further, they found that hundreds of bullheads had been imprisoned by a mesh wire Just above the dam. In ten minutes they scooped out 774 bullheads with buckets. Arriving home they cleaned the fish in four hours, and found they had 38 Ibs. of good bullhead eating. - o - The new $400,000 Sisters of Mercy hospital in Algona was to be located on a site at the south edge of Algona, adjacent to highway 169, on ground which had been offered as a gift to the local hospital comm.'.ttee by Mrs. Mamie Frank!. Size of the hospital area had been tentatively set at 80 acres. - o - Kossuth county had three graduates at Iowa State College commencement exercises June 13. They were Arnold Andreasenof HoboH Wulkoi- of tlio Corners :mm siiffimnl u accident whuii u spi'liin oil his power cultivator flow up swil struck him on the noso suuluppov lip, ciittini; a lui'Ko pltu'o fvoui his noso mill split!(DI*. Ills lip to the bone. - o Mr. and Mrs, Lawrence Kiith and John, Lone Hook, flow Huilr plane to Ames to itttoml the Flying Farmers' mcetlui: there. - o - Walt Hall, Algona, was flying with a friend and made a forced landing in an oats field just west of the Frank! farm on E. McGregor Street road. The englno of the plane went out of commission, and the landing was made without any trouble and with no damage to the plane. - o - The Rev. father Dobbersteln celebrated his 50th jubilee in the priesthood at West Bend and was singing a solemn high mass at 10 a.m. Neighboring priests participated In the program of the day, with Rev. Pick of Whittemore the master of ceremonies. 10YSRS AGO IN THB Burt, landscape architecture; Richard Halpin, civil engineering; and Theodore Koscher, master of science in Industrial education; the latter two of Algona. - o - Erwin Forbes, son of the Kermit Forbes 1 , Algona, returned from Iowa City where he had been for three months, taking treatment for his leg which was injured in an automobile accident. He resumed his work as bookkeeper at Hoenk Motors, but would have to return to Iowa City later for further treatment. - o - Mrs. Harold Gilmore and Mrs. Harold Brandt, Algona, entertained at a kitchen shower and brunch at the Algona Country Club In honor of Shirley Anliker who was marrying Carl Morck, Jr. June 22. Bridge and rummy were played, following which the honoree opened her gifts. - o Marlene Wichtendahl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Wichtendahl, Lotts Creek, underwent a tonsilectomy at Ft. Dodge. - o - FROM THE FILE OF THE UPPER DES MOINES June 13, 1957 Some Kossuth county residents were having phenomenal luck catching the "big ones". Art Heldenwith, UDM correspondent from Whittemore, pulled a 101/2 Ib, 36 1/2 inch Northern ashore from the gravel pit a mile east of Whittemore. He was fishing with his grandson, Danny Rosendahl, at the time. Ed Wolf of Algona came up with a real catch while on a fishing expedition with Jim Kelly, Ft. Dodge, JessDugan, Lone Rock, and John Hopkins, Algona, when he hooked an 8 Ib., 9 oz. walleye in Clear Lake, 40 miles north of Deer River, Minn. The fish was the largest walleye reported up to that time in Minnesota during 1957. - o For the first time in the history of Kossuth county journalism, an Algona newspaper received a top national award for "General Excellence", with an announcement made at San Francisco, Calif. The Algona Upper Des Moines placed second in the weekly newspaper division of newspapers with circulation from 2,500 to 6,000. R.B. Waller, editor of the UDM, was present at the convention to receive the special award. - o - Robert Jensen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Jensen, Algona; David Phillips, son of Mr. and Mrs. R.M. Phillips, Algona; and John Cotton, son of Mr. and Mrs. N.J. Cotton, Lone Rock, were initiated as new mambers of Phi Eta Sigma, national scholastic honorary society for freshmen at Iowa State College, Ames. - o - Mr. and Mrs. E.A. Briggs, Algona, left by train for Mooseheart, Ind., where Mrs. Briggs was honored by being invited to enter the College of Regents of the Women of the Moose and received her cap and gown in presentation ceremonies there. - o Rachel Weisbrod of Union twp. Andrew Reislng of Wesley lost For And About Teenagers) THE WEEK'S LETTER: I am 13 years old and the boy 1 like is" 15 and will be 16 this year. All of my girlfriends, and boys as well, want us to go steady. Is he too old for me? Do you think he and 1 should go together'.' He said he likes me and 1 like him. What am 1 to do'.' I'm new at this school. There are lots of boys trying to get in with me. He is one. Who am 1 to go with? I like him better than 1 do any of the rest. Do you think he and I are meant for each other? 1'lease give me a reply. OUR REPLY: At both your ages, you are definitely not meant lor each other. It should be many years for each of you before you find your "one and only". Our recommendation is that you do not go steady with any boy — until you are older. If you like this boy best, tell him i so, but let him know that you expect to have other friends as well. II you hav* o l*«no|)« probUm you wont to ditcuii, or on obt»rvotion to mak*, addrtu you I.M.r la FOR AND ABOUT liENACEIS. COMMUNITY AND SUBURBAN PRESS SERVICE, FRANKFORI, KY. iVCHOHM l.Tuuvo* 1 0. Hlniwl 3 U>. Anil- mm\t 4 i \V<I«. W. 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Ji 71 29 51 57 y //, % I y //, M 10 * i ^ 25 % JB 4 ^ ** il % 5S ^ % fe 1% 10 ^ 1 1 ^ IB ^ * ^ 26 ^ •II "* III fi fc . 7 'n 0 A L L U A ' ?R 1 'I i ^ £ 1 C^ -: ». 1 I E P |3 1 il H A. £|A -. *'->\ 60 = /OR «• W N ,E A "- S ^ 1 | V y HN§ i T E T 5| 31. Wild sheep of India i 32. Priest 33. Remains i 35. Datum 38. African antelope 39. Cover 41. Twofold: prefix 7 ^ '/X 59 B ^ iO ^ il J6 ^ ' ^ il /jtS % A y /4 5J seven sheep when the Milwaukee passenger train struck them. The sheep had broken out of the pas- . ture. - o - A group of Kossuth farmers and their wives were guests of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Co. and were taken on a guided tour of the giant Des Moines plant. The trip was a joint gift of Firestone and Bradley Bros. here. Those on the trip were Mr. and Mrs. Herb Weydert, Algona; Mr. and Mrs. Don Krause, Bancroft; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Namer, Wesley; Fangman Brothers, Bancroft; Don Schafer and Lyle Runchey, West Bend. - o - Dr. and Mrs. F.C. Scanlan, Algona, were being visited by their son, James, who was home on a 30-day leave. He was In the Navy and had been stationed in Kodiak, Alaska. From here he would be going to Whldby Island, Puget Sound, Wash. Nurses Aid's classes were being conducted at St. Ann hospital by Sister Mary Eileen, R.S.M. of St. Joseph Sanitarium, Dubuque, and Sister Mary Mar- celllne, R.S.M. of St. Ann hospital. Seventy hours of formal and supervised nursing were being given. Members of the class were Henrietta and Jacquelyn Cook, Mary Kay Knoll, Judy Pickett and Sandra Richman, Algona; Karen Hainzlnger of Fenton; and Mary Jo Thilges of West Bend. - o - Besides her older sister, Kathryn, eighteen other playmates helped Mary Ellen Ditsworth of Fenton celebrate her 7th birthday. Attending were Roger and Randa Hansen, Roger and Ronnie Welsbrod, Teresa Voight, Betty Wehrspann, Jacquelyn Jones, Margo Rusch, Roger Anderson, Janelle Bailey, Roger Cannon, Cynthia Barr, Renee Hantelman, Patricia •Dreyer, Ardlth Walker, Susan Theesfield, Delana Votteler, Professional Directory INSURANCE DOCTORS 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 Algona, Iowa SUNDET INSURANCE AGENCY Harold C. Sundet and Larry C. Johnson 118 So. Dodge — Algona, la. Phone 295-2341 Chiropractor DR. M. R. BALDWIN Summer Office Hours Mon. - Tues. - Wed. - Fri. 8:30 - 5:00 Thurs. - Sat. — 8:30 - 12:00 Friday Evenings — 6:30 - 8:30 MELVIN G. BOURNE, M.D. Physician &L Surgeon 118 N. Moore St. Office Phone 295-2345 Residence Phone 295-2277 J. N. KENEFICK, M.D. Physician & Surgeon 218 \V. 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, Algeria Office Phone 295-241)8 Residence Phone 295-5917 DENTISTS DR. J. B. HARRIS, JR. Dentist At 622 E. State Phone 295-2334 DR. J. G. CLAPSADDLE Dentist At 112 N. Thorington Phone 295-2244 for Appointment OPTOMETRISTS Farm Mgmnt. DR. L. L. SNYDEU 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 CARLSON Farm MANAGEMENT COMPANY 121/z N. Dodge Pb. 395-2691 MISCELLANEOUS Credit Bureau of Kossuth County Collectrite Service Factbilt Reports

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