The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 29, 1967 · Page 25
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 25

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 29, 1967
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2—Algeria (la.) Upper DM Moine* Thur»dery, June 29, 1967 AN ABSOLUTE NECESSITY The decision made by local funeral homes to discontinue their ambulance service leaves a void in community necessity thai must somehow be filled. Several other sections of (he county have made a decision to go into n municipal operation; at Bancroft the regular funeral home ambulance service will continue. But in the immediate Algona area, after next week, there will be no ',uch service that can be called in an emergency. It can be well understood that funeral homes make a large investment in ambulances and auxiliary equipment, are subject to call at all hours, and mote their trips without asking anything regarding the probability of getting paid for their services, and sometimes they have not However, such service is surely needed. How a solution might br worked out in this area cannot be resolved in a few words. It appears likely that some form of municipal or county service will be an absolute necessity, or perhaps a combination of .both. Because of the trend toward discontinuance of such service by funeral homos, the legislature has passed legislation which permits counties to "purchase, lease, equip., mnintcnn and operate" ambulance service, or to contract for "such vehicles, etc." Thus, such a service can be contracted for through cities, towns or private enterprise. Whatever the answer, there must be ambulance service available in all arc-as of Kossuth County. It may not be needed often, but when it is there is no time for debate We wish our city and county officials well in working out some solution in keeping with public necessity, NO HARM, ANYWAY Usually, when two mon who have sparred with each other over many miles and months, actually meet face to face they emerge with a little different impression of their opponent than the one hold before the meeting. So it should be between President Johnson and Premier Kosygin. Perhaps nothing beneficial can result, but it is most unlikely that anything happened which would widen the breach between the two most powerful nations on the earth today. One can also ponder just how long it would take, if these two leaders found general agreement, to end the cold war (and the hot wars that have accompanied it) between the two nations. One can also suspect that most of the common, ordinary Russian people would be just as happy as ourselves, if this did happen. It should be put down to the credit of President Johnson and the administration that we did not stand on a sense of false pride, but met the visiting Russian leader halfway. It was at least a 50-50 gesture on our part, and if Kosygin left the U.S. with the same attitude toward us that he had on arriving, we'd indeed be surprised. But don't expect him to show it ! SENATOR DODD CENSURED Senator Thomas J. Dodd of Connecticut, becomes only the sixth senator in U.S. history to have his conduct censured by his fellow Senate members. The vote was 92-5 to uphold the findings of the Ethics Committee that Dodd had converted to personal use at least $116,083 in campaign and testimonial funds to his own personal use. The Bureau of Internal Revenue should also be interested. The Senator says he will SOCK vindication at the polls by running for reelection, a plan he did not have before the investigation. To be censured by fellow senators isn't easy; it is the world's most exclusive club, and pretty touchy about atlaks on its members. The mere fact that censure svas voted, however, indicates there is still a conscience in the senatorial body — a conscience, incidentally, that Drew Pearson stirred to life with his effective and accurate stories on Dodcl activities and funding.. Correct this sentence ' We had an orqu- ment over where to spend our vacation and the family will go where father decides." Time, itself, is not so scarce; the problem is the proper and intelligent use of it. TRAVELING SALESMAN, GOODBYE! Shelbyville (Ky.) News — look around Main Street most any day and chances are you'll see a salesman or two or three. Salesmen who call on local businessmen, and have been for years and years. Most are well dressed and carry that briefcase of wares or literature that gives them away. They are welcome, or sometimes not so welcome, in local stores. But look at them closely because they may be o vanishing breed. Word out of the boardrooms, where such decisions emerge, is that the so-called "traveling salesman" is becoming too expensive. Too expensive, at least, to call on "small accounts." The big corporations, like all of us, are beset by high costs. Move* are now being made to trim selling costs and the "average salesman" is in line for the axe. Advice is to keep only the "top" salesmen and concentrate them on the "large accounts." Already this paper has seen signs of thii policy. Salesmen have started to ask how much of this or that we buy a year in dollar terms. Several have confided that they are under orders to classify the customers they are now calling on. Classified like this, let's say. A customer buying $10,000 worth of product X per year must be seen so many times a year. One buying $5,000 can only be seen four times a year. One buying $1,000 or less can not be seen at all. Since most local business houses are "small accounts," we may be cut from the stops of the traveling salesmen. Are we to be forgotten and neglected? Not completely. The advice from the boardrooms is more advertising and promotion. Instead of the hardware merchant buying Brand X hammers because of the pleas and efforts of a traveling salesman, advertising will sell Brand X. The merchant's customers will want Brand X and he will want Brand X in his store. So he'll phone a wholesaler and order a bunch of Brand X hammers. The role and the expense of the salesman will be eliminated. Stranger things have happened, so maybe the day of the "drummer," the "agent," the "traveling salesman," and the "sales engineer" is coming to an end. ARE KOOKS KOOKIER? ' t 1 Lyon County Reporter — It is probably partially spring fever, but some leaders of the students at our top schools are acting like "nuts." One of these leaders recently has announced parts of his program — "booze readily available to the students and contraceptives to be handed out by student health authorities." We doubt whether he Is really as "far out" as he lets on—if he got what he says he wants, he'd probably be more shocked than anyone else. We're sure that 99 percent of his followers are strictly talking through their hats. We'd like to see a school run the way these youngsters suggest. Why not let them take over one of our universities—make it clear to everyone that booze will be handy and that the kids can live as they please, with whom they please and there'll be no rules. Folks in the state can be informed that the "new day" is there for their children, so if they go there they know just what kind of a place it would be. Then maybe tighten up the rules at the other two universities. Make it clear the faculty and administration runs the school, and will enforce the rules both in and out of class, Ju;t for good measure let's take the screwball professors who seem to pop up in all of our schools occasionally, and put them all on the one faculty. They can have parades, sit- downs burn draft cards, live any kind of p life they want. We're sure that it would only take a few months to tell the story. The long-haired, short-brained way-out folks would probably turn and run before anyone else. Of course they won't turn any school over to (he "kooks" - but we do wish the students would appear just a little more mature at times. They are acting just as bad as students did half a century ago-but now they're supposed to be so much smarter. we * * * Honesty should .compel us to admit that J don't always get what we deserve. glgona Upper Be* JWotne* 111 E:. Call Street — Ph. 295-3535 Zip Code 50511 ESTABLISHED 1865 OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER KOSSUTH COUNTY CITY OF ALGONA Algona, Iowa NATIONAL NEWSPAPER A! ALGONA COMMUNITY SCHOOL AFFILIATE MEMBER ISSUED TUEDAY & THURSDAY & NORTH IOWA SHOPPER THURSDAYS' Newspapers entered as Second Class Matter at the post office in Algona, Iowa EDITORIAL H. B. WALLER, Editor & Publisher Don Smith, Managing Editor ADVERTISING Denny Waller Russ Kelley Jack Purcell. Foreman SUBSCRIPTION RATES In Kossuth County and adjoining areas To all other addresses in United States or Foreign (No subscriptions less than six $5.00 per year $7.00 per year INDEPENDENCE DAY JULY 4 AT AM. MEN from HISTORY'S SCRAPBOOK DATES AND EVENTS FROM YESTERYEARS June 30, 194(5 was the date of the "Bikini Bomb Tost." Isaac Newton became the first Commissioner of Agriculture, July 1, I8fj2. The American Red Cross was incorporated. July 2, "1881. President Garfield WHS shot. July 2, 1881. Amelia Earharl and Fred Noonan were lost at sea, July 2, 1937. Idaho was 'ulmitted to the Union. July 3, 1890. U. S. troops entered Berlin, July 3. 1945. July 4 is Independence Day, George M. Cohan was born on this date in 1878. John Adams and Thomas Jefferson both died July 4, 182«, James Monroe died. July 4. 1831. In Paris, on July 5, 1884, American Minister Levi P. Morton accepted (he Statue of Liberty from Count de Lwseps. Louis Pasteur inoculated the first human against rabies, July 6, 1885. 10 YEARS AGO IN THt FROM THE FILES OF THE UPPER DES MOINES June 27, 1957 The rains came to Kossuth county again during the week with some areas getting from 2.11 to 2.61 inches during a four day period. According to the latest available information, crops in this area were headed for a banner year, barring hail or an extended dry spell. High temperature reading for the week was a 90 degree mark while the low was 53. - o - A Kossuth county family, that of Mr. and Mrs. Donald C. McCarthy, who farmed 240 acres at the south edge of St. Benedict, had Just been issued the largest family insured major medical expense policy in the United States. There were 15 children in the family, and all 17 members of the family were insured with an insurance company represented by Gene Hood of Algona. A photo of the family, taken by the company, was featured on the front page of this edition. Mr. McCarthy, in addition to operating his own 240 acre farm and raising 15 children, had his own airport and flew a Piper Pacer plane. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Glawe and Mr. and Mrs. Erling From, Wesley, observed their 22nd wedding anniversaries with a dinner party in the Glawe home. Both couples were married June 12, 1935, Glawes in the Wesley Methodist church and the Flomsinthe Ames Congregational church. - o - Marvin Haack, Titonka, was five years old June 17 and sixteen of his little friends helped him to celebrate. In the evening, his grandmother, Mrs. Katie Rode, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Callies and Sue and Verla Brandt called. - o - David Cowan, son of Mr. and Mrs. K.S. Cowan, Algona, was at Lake Okoboji attending a two week session at Camp Foster. - o - Paul Engen of Wesley had been employed by the Ringsted Cooperative Creamery as butter- maker. Mr. Engen was employed by Mr, Kiilsholm of Wesley in 1928 and was instrumental in building the creamery into one of the leaders of this territory. - o - The following girls from Ledyard went to Medicine Lake, Minn, to spend the week at Red Rock Bible Camp - Betty, Judy and Nancy Herzog, Ann Carpenter, Joann Wentworth, Gretchen Looft, Karen Darnell, Donna and Alice Ingebritson. - o - The building next to the Smoke Shop in Algona, known familiarly as the Setchell building, and which was the original location for Diamond's in Algona, was recently purchased by I.E. Diamond, Ft. Dodge, father of Phil Diamond. The frame structure was being torn down and a new brick building, 22 x 100 ft. was to be erected on the site. Mr. Diamond said the new building front would match the present Smoke Shop in design, and the interior layout would be similar. - o - The Hantelman Building Crew had a supper in the Martin Hantelman home at Fenton in compliment to Mr. and Mrs. Art Hengel who planned to leave Fenton. Wm. Hantelman showed colored slides of general interest and of various buildings during construction. Present besides the honorees were Beverly Randolph, Mr. and Mrs. Art Mueller, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Ohm and Dennis, Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Mueller and boys, Mr. and Mrs. Monte Hiatt, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Scribner, Jr., John Haack, Bill Bruhn, the Wm. Hantelman family and Darwin Koepke of Burt. - o - Four boys from the Seneca area were attending junior Bible Camp at Ingham Lake for a week. Engjoying the outing were Craig Loge, Jerry Geilenfeld, Vernon Wilberg and Roger Cherland. - o - About one hundred Portland folks enjoyed a picnic dinner at the W.E. Grover farm. Mr. and Mrs. Watson of Britt, their son, wife and two daughters of Hutchins, old time Portland residents, also attended. - o - Mrs. Jessie Stripling and Marcia, Mrs. Clem Stripling and Mrs. Charles Hinz, LuVerne, visited Mrs. Elmer Emery in a Ft. Dodge hospital. Mrs. Emery had undergone major surgery. - o - Three prospective doctors from this area, Robert G. Christensen, Algona; Patrick E.Garry, Bancroft; and Herbert B. Tjaden, Titonka, were spending four weeks of the summer in pre- ceptorships with general physicians around the state. The underlying idea for the plan was for the medical students to study a practicing physician's techniques. The value of jade found in the U.S. is about 15 times that of diamonds found here. 20 YEARS I CROSSWORD PUZZLE AGO LAST WEEKS ANSWER .M IN THI FROM THE FILES OF THE UPPER DES MOINES July 3, 1947 The Band Mothers of LuVerne bought 50 new suits for the Lu Verne band. The suits were all wool, of navy blue serge, with gold braid and buttons. - o Evelyn F. James, 5, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul James, Algona, was cut and bruised near her home on East McGregor when she ran from behind a truck and into the side of a car. Her injuries, fortunately, were not considered as serious. - o - A "Name Band" was scheduled to play for a dance at the Algona Country Club. Lee Williams and his 14-piece broadcasting band, according to Jim Murtagh, dance chairman, was the biggest and best dance band of the season. The band had recently played at The Prom in St. Paul, and the Aragon and Trianon In Chicago. - o A large crowd attended the Frankl-Bormann wedding dance at the Livermore hall on the evening of July 1. After an extended western wedding trip the young couple would be at home on a Bormann farm in Irvington township. - o The per person cost of the Kossuth sheriffs office was one of the lowest in Iowa, according to figures released by the Iowa Taxpayers Assoc. ofDesMoines. But the per person cost of the county board of supervisors was among the state's highest. The per person cost of the county sheriffs office in 1945 was 22 cents, and per person cost of the county supervisors was 53 cents. One reason that the per person cost of the supervisors was higher was because the board consisted of five members, while most counties of smaller size had only three members. Russell Barber, James Farrell, Stanley Hogan and Eugene Thill, all of Whittemore, had the thrill of their lives when a daily paper for which the boys were carriers took them to Chicago for a four days tour of the city. - o The class of 1942 of Algona High held a "stag" reunion at George's Cafe with a plank steak dinner being served. Attending were Merril Bacon, Kenneth Bakken, Max Bartholomew, Marvin Calhoun, Richard Ditsworth, Firman Laing, Blane Phillips, Nick Maharas, Charles McVay, Edward Skilling, Mitch Taylor, and Maynard Guderian. - o What does a cyclone sound like? P. L. Person, who was in bed when the Sunday night storm hit his place in Burt township, said it "sounded like a swarm of bees". Before he could arise the cyclone had struck and passed. Large boards from the barn were driven into the side of the farm home, but fortunately no one was injured. At the Ed Hoppe farm, a new Plymouth car was ruined when the storm struck. - o A garage was being erected at the Ledyard school to house the three school buses owned by the district. The lumber for the building was obtained from For And About Teenagers 1 HE HE WONJ'T TAKE ME" > BACK 1 ,., / THE WEEK'S LETTER: "I have a problem. I went out on my beau the other night. We're not going together, \\ejustdate. A tew nights ago, he went out with some guys, so my girlfriend and 1 went riding around with some guys I know. That night I . , »« I decided 1 would tell him the next morning when he called. Before I could tell him, some of his friends did and, well, he got mad and wouldn't listen to me. Now, he says he won't take me back because I would just do it over again. J wouldn't because now I know he cares and 1 love him. Do you Ihink he is right? OUR REPLY: You say at the beginning that you are not "go- ling together" and just date. This 'should mean that you are not .going steady and that you have [not reached any agreement about either of you dating other persons. If such is the case, he is not right, but wrong. On the other hand, if you had mutual agreement relative to having other dates, why should you have a guilty conscience? If the boy likes you enough, he 11 not stay angry with you for long. Then, it appears, you should talk things over and be sure that you understand just what you expect of one another. H you hovf o !,,.«,. pr8 bl,m you wonl Id jcmi. •' on ekurvotion <e m«k«, geVrtu ygu ItM.r Ig FOI AND AIOUI TEENAGERS COMMUNITY AND SUIUUAN HESS SEHVICE FMNKFOM KY. ACROSS l.CUw 6. Appointments 11. Make amends for 12. Zola 13. Cast 14. Tight 15. French article 16. Became aware of 17. Earth, a* a goddess 18. Upright 20. Allure 22. Ohio college town 25. Inclines 26. Type of architecture 28. Snake 29. One who toils Slowly . Biblical river of Damascus 32. Pronoun 33. Proclaimed loudly 36. Ma's companion 37. Anxious 38. Member* of House of Lordj 41. Near: poet. 42. Escape 43. Mournfully 44. Concise DOWN 1. Knot lace 2. Skilled com- petltors 3. Learning 4. Single unit 5. Not old 6. Discovery 7. Catkin 8. Cans 9. Otherwise 10. Plant ovule 16. Part of a min. 17. Festive 18. Sea eagle 19. Bronx cheer 21. Spigot 22. Con- junction 23. Bitter, enden 24. Measure of land 27. Harem room 30. Youth 31. Of area 33. Namesakes of Miu Lillle 34. Turner aau aaanon BftHHuaaa aa BHSM ..(333 aaaaa aaaHM nun uauo Idtl HUJUU33* aaa&JUH eraa aaama azusu:-i 35. Matured, as cheese 36. Edible fruit 38. Fondle 39. Tim* before 40. Observe 31. 11 \i JB 39 3 9 10 31 « the prison camp site at Algona. The garage would also include a shop for manual training as the former shop had been turned into a sixth grade room. - o Mr. and Mrs. Donald Weisbrod, Fenton, entertained in honor of their daughter Anna Rae's 15th birthday. House guests were Rosemary Cornelius, Delores Mansager, Ruth Fauerby and Jacqueline Ehrhardt. The girls enjoyed dinner, swimming and the movies, followed by a slumber party. - o A number of relatives gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Zumach of Lotts Creek to help them celebrate their 15th wedding anniversary. Attending were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Dreyer, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Robert Dreyer, Jr., and son, Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Stevens, all of Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Meyer and Gail of Whittemore, Mr and Mrs. Fred Boettcher, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Schmidt, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Radig, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Zumach and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Zumach. - o - Playing a whirl-wind game of ball, Algona's Junior Legion baseball team snowed under Creston at the "Hawkeye Holidays" tournament being played at Des Moines. The final score was 10-0. Keith Stott of Tl- tonka pitched the local boys to victory in their first match of the tourney. CATFISH Frank Benesh of Brooklyn caught a 27-inch catfish recently in a farm pond near Brooklyn. The fish weighed 7 pounds. Right or left shoe! It made no difference prior to the Civil War what shoe you picked to put on your foot. Each shoe was made from the same last. The Early Cobbler's shop featured at the Harold Warp Pioneer Village in south central Nebraska features the machines, tools and lasts of the 1840 era. Professional Directory $ I 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. SUNDET INSURANCE AGENCY Harold C. Sundet and Larry C. Johnson 118 So. Dodge - Algona, la. Phone 295-2341 MELVIN G. BOURNE, M.D. Physician & Surgeon 118 N. Moore St. Office Phone 295-2345 Residence Phone 295-2277 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, Algeria Office Phone 295-2408 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 Printing UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. Ill East Call — Algona Phone 295-3535 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 ••'• k *vX*J*X'X t " t * l * < *'* t ' t *«* t '«V*V«V*V«V.V»V*%V.V«V Farm Mgmnt. 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 «l*^jl \ N. "*" jS ***** '•*H ' / TTj if 44 *nMw *-«-i ty+ v^.-«^ 0f+-t* •^. ~" H**"-, Vx \... CARLSON Farm MANAGEMENT COMPANY UVz N. Dodge Pb. 385-3691 MISCELLANEOUS Credit Bureau of Kossuth County Collectrite Service Factbilt Heports

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