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WASHINGTON WASHINGTON - President Johnson is seriously considering the proposal to halt bombing in the upper half of North Vietnam as evidence that the United States is still willing to de-escalate the war. This would give Hanoi at least half the cessation it has been demanding with a minimum of military risk to U. S. forces. The next step would be up to the North Vietnamese. If they followed with a corresponding de-escalation, then the President would halt the bombing of North Vietnam altogether. There have been reports that the Hanoi leaders are troubled over the turmoil in Red China and might now welcome a chance to settle the war - if they can do It without losing that precious oriental commodity called "face." - o - -WOES OF POLITICS- There are two stories from Saigon that illustrate that the vagaries of politics can happen anywhere. First, there's the report that Premier Ky of South Vietnam may have surrendered his ambition to be president too quickly. The White House, though it had misgivings about Ky, felt he was at least willing to hold peace talks with North Vietnam. As a result, a secret cable was sent to him expressing the support of the United States government. Normally this should have been a strong enough card for him to win the presidential nomination. However, an American intelligence officer didn't get around to delivering the cable until Ky had already made his deal to take the second spot. Then there's a story of campaign funds, with comic-opera overtones involving Chief of State Thieu, the army's candidate for president, and his running mate Premier Ky. The premier, who had more rich friends than Thleu, had raised a campaign kitty of $500,000. Thieu demanded control of spending on the grounds that he headed the ticket. But Ky, after accepting second place on the ticket, decided he had made enough of a sacrifice. He told Thieu to find his own campaign funds.' Meanwhile, Ky's contributors got so nervous over being caught in the middle that most of them withdrew the money from their bank accounts before Ky could cash their checks. As a result, the whole squabble is now over a campaign chest of worthless checks. - o - - ARAB TRAINING IN U. S. - During the Middle East war this column reported that the Air Force had been training both Arab and Israeli pilots, and that Arab pilots were continuing their training despite the fact that their governments had broken relations with the United States. This recently became the subject of a House debate. Congressmen of California and Wolff of New York angrily demanded that the training of Arab pilots stop. We have not checked the training program again, and find that THE AIR FORCE IS TRAINING NOT ONLY PILOTS BUT JET MECHANICS FROM ARAB COUNTRIES. NOW TAKING THE 20-WEEK JET ENGINE COURSE ARE 87 MECHANICS FROM MOROCCO, 15 FROM SAUDI ARABIA, 6 FROM LIBYA, AND 2 FROM JORDAN. INCIDENTALLY, IT COSTS THE AMERICAN TAXPAYERS ALMOST $300,000 TO TRAIN AN ARAB PILOT, $4,000 TO TRAIN AN ARAB MECHANIC. - o - -MAO'S MAELSTROM- Mao Tse-tung, the wily but aged revolutionary who has become the fanatic communist emperor of mainland China, appears to be fighting his last revolution. This is the prevailing view of veteran observers, though they frankly admit they can't be sure what is going on in the vortex of the Chinese whirlpool. Apparently Mao's opponents control the Communist party machinery in most of the provinces. It also looks as if the army, which was supposed to be loyal to Mao, is sharply split. Mao started out two years ago to purge the party of the bureaucrats who had become too bourgeois to suit him. Now is looks as if he may become a victim of his own housecleaning. Those closest to the scene doubt, however, that the civil strife will ever rage completely out of control. - o - - POLICE MORALE LOW - The recent race riots have caused a crisis in police morale in many cities. Most policemen, who have been trained to deal with individual criminals, don't feel competent to cope with riots; they haven't received enough training in mob control. Orioles Share Novice Title STRONG CHURCHES.. Make Strug Communities "But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.' — James 1:22 One of the easiest things to do is to daydream your way through a Sunday church service. , Can you put forth the effort necessary to examine the course that your life has taken? Are you complacent because you have shoved aside any consideration for the people and the things you should be concerned about? It is possible to drift through life, going through the motions, in a sense of disciplined non-awareness. Open up your eyes and your ears. See and understand, hear and have some concern for your part of the world and how you fit into it — be a doer, not a dozer. These Special Weekly Church Messages brought to you by the following PUBLIC-SPIRITED BUSINESSES: VAN'S CAFE Junction 18 & 169 ESSER DRY CLEANERS FREE Pick-up and Delivery Phpne 295-2827 - Algona, Iowa ZENDER'S Clothing for Men and Boys POST MOVING and STORAGE Local & Long Distance Phone 295-2275 _ Algona, Iowa PIONEER HI-BRED CORN CO, Herb Hedlund, Production Manager Perry Collins, Experimental Mgr. METRONICS, INC. O. B. Harmes "Super Speed" Tools SWANSON'S - ALGONA "Where Shopping Is A Pleasure" COLONIAL MOTEL Jynction 18 & 169 SHILTS BROWNBILT SHOE STORE "The Shoe Store That Takes Care of Your Feet" Tel. 295-5371 - Algona, Iowa BENNIE B, WIBBEN, Bldg, Contractor 122 S. Heckart St. — Algona, Iowa KLEIN'S FARM SUPPLY Wayne Feeds — We Buy Eggs and Poultry 216 West State Street - 295-5206 ERNIE WILLIAMS John Deere Farm Equipment Highway 18 East - Tel. 295-3561 ALGONA VAULT SERVICE Algona, Iowa JOE BRADLEY EQUIPMENT Oliver CMC Trucks - Gehl Firestone Tires — Stanhoist KOSSUTH MUTUAL INS. ASSN. Your Friend — Before and After the Fire ALGONA IMPLEMENT CO. Your Friendly IH Dealer - 295-3501 IH Tractors — Trucks — Farm Equipment Thursday, Aug. TO, 1967 Algona (la.) Upper Des Moinet-3 suth veterans. Upstairs visitors will find a splendid art department under the supervision of Miss Alice Condain along with displays such as one would find in any museum. The basement will house a display of heavy equipment and a work shop. While many have helped in the process, much credit for the accomplishment goes to Mrs. Wayne Keith, Mrs. Fred Geigel, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Dau, Mrs. Ruhnke, Glen Jenkenson, Claude Seeley, and Gilbert Benschoter. These workers took part In tasks such as tagging, packing, cleaning, painting, and carpentry duties. Due to the work involved In this project, the society will not have its usual display at the Kossuth County Fair. New Historical Society Hqtrs. Near Completion For many weeks work has been progressing toward opening the new Kossuth County Historical Society quarters in the old American Legion building in Algona. Both floors of the building have been refinlshed, cleaned, and painted with new floor coverings added where needed. Drapes and shades have been hung and various furnishings from the old building have t>een rebuilt to suit the tastes of the society. Although much of the final assembling of exhibits is yet to be completed, the primary task of moving the many treasures was done August 2nd. When completed, the downstairs will feature a living room, kitchen, old china exhibits, and a memorial display honoring Kos- Ready Cream Whipprrl rreani can be frozen in •swirls, rosettes or dollops for lisp on Hr^rrts Because it thaws quickly, it should not be re- movocl from the freezer until just a few minutes before serving. Shown in this photo are the Orioles of the Novice League who tied for the championship with the Robins as the season ended last week. In the front row, left to right are: Kathy Ann Koob, JoAnn Taylor, Ronda Willsher and Trudy Parrish. Second row, left to right: Becky Lemkee, Trlna Parrish (assistant coach), Susan Harmon, Coach Bob Lemkee and Trecia Parrish. JoAnn Thuente, Cindy Skilling, Laurie Chamberlain, Kathy Dlekman, Kathy Lemkee and Marcl Lichter were not available for the picture. They also don't like the restraints that have been put upon them in many cities. In Washington, for example, the police have been Instructed, in case of a riot, to dress in white coveralls with the word "police" stenciled on the front and back. They fear the coveralls simply will make them sitting targets for snipers. What really troubles Washington policemen, however, are orders not to use their weapons, not even their nightsticks, against the rioters. Apparently the District government has decided that all race riots have something to do with civil rights, but rank-and-file police believe that rioters should be treated like any other dangerous criminals. Several Washington police officers have told this writer that hundreds will refuse to respond if they are ordered to quell a riot under these restrictions. Other cities are having similar problems with their police, who ate usually underpaid and-ove&- w'oTked;- Most police 1 . depj ments are also undermanned, the riot danger has made it even more difficult tp-find recruits. If the public "expects better protection, it clearly will have to put up more money for higher salaries, better equipment, and more manpower. - o - -WHAT PRICE RATS- House Republican Leader Gerald Ford has emerged as the champion of the nation's rats. First, he led the House fight that killed a $20 million appropriation, over a three-year period, to exterminate rats in the big city slums. He has now defended this action by pleading that the rat extermination program would have benefited only 2 1/2 per cent of our population. These are the people of the slums who may be only five million people but who have been causing the rest of us a great deal of anxiety lately, to let us know that they are fed up with poverty, misery and rat infestation. Official figures show that 14,000 rat bites are reported each year. Many more probably are never reported, particularly by ghetto Negroes who don't trust white authorities. There also are 20,000 cases of rat-associated diseases reported in the United States each year - due to the rat habit of running from privy to pantry. It might be cheaper to exterminate rats than to repair riot damage. - o - - SEEDS OF FRIENDSHIP- The racial setback of America's big cities has obscured some American victories in diplomacy. — The most important backstage development in the recent United Nations debate was the fact that ' Soviet Russia was pressured by life satellites to abandon its support for the Arab states. Such countries as Romania, Czechoslovakia, and to some extent Poland, told Foreign Minister Gromyko that they would not go along with the demand for an Israeli troop withdrawal unless the Arabs ended their war against Israel. This meant the recognition of Israel. They argued that it was unrealistic to claim Israel did not exist. This was a victory first for the argument which President Johnson gave Premier Kosygin at Glassboro-namely, that Israel exists, and that her troops could not be withdrawn without the end of the Arab belligerency and some recognition of Israel. Otherwise, another war was inevitable. from HISWRY'S SCRAPBOOK DATES AND EVENTS FROM YESTERYEARS Animated motion picture cartoons were introduced, August 11, 1914. Hawaii was annexed to the U. S., August 12, 1898. A sewing machine patent was granted to J. N. Singer and A. B. Wilson, August 12, 1851. Mexico capitulated to Corte/, August 13, 1521. The English government separated New Hampshire from Massachusetts. The American army entered Manila, August 14, 1898. Japanese announced it would surrender, August 14, 1945. The Society of Jesus (Jesuits) was formed, August 15, 1534. Will Rogers was killed, August 15, 1935. The first advertising was used on radio stations, August 16, 1922. Sir Walter Raleigh's first settlers reached Roanoke Island in Virginia, August 17, 1585. ______________ [For And About Teenagers] THE WEEK'S LETTER; "I am eighteen years old — still a teenager — but I have a wonderful husband and a four month old baby, both of whom I love very much. Before we were married, my husband took advantage of every girl he could, married and single alike, and a home was wrecked because of him. Although this is all hi the past, I can't bring myself to trust him. To my knowledge, he has been true to me since we married and would do anything for me. Still, I find myself questioning him whenever he comes home late. We've discussed the matter time and again, but my doubts still remaia I love him very much and want a happy, secure home. Please help me restore my trust and confidence in him before it is too late." OUR REPLY: You have the happy and secure home that you want, so do not jeopardize it with unreasonable doubts. If your husband is doing his best to provide you with that happy and secure home, he should not have to do it under the handicap of doubts and mistrust. Trust your husband — and let him know that you trust him — until and so long as you have no reason to do otherwise. I y»v hov« e to*np«« problem »<w mnl to yw W 'rt*T to fOI AND AtOUT Tf INAOftS. COMMUWTY AMP SUWJMAN MUSS SUVICE. I.Kt. Second, tills was a victory for some quiet diplomacy conducted by LBJ, Chief Justice Earl Warren, and various Americans dating back through the days of Truman and Elsenhower. Their diplomacy was aimed at making friends with the East European communist countries - a policy which has been castigated by the Bill Buckleys and the professional right-wingers, but it has worked. Sponsors Child Ruth Kuyper of Algona is sponsoring Juana Huerta, a 14-year- old Colombian girl from Rami- riqui, Boyaca, through Save the Children Federation, Norwalk, Conn., it was announced today by Luisa Plata, Director of the Federation's office in Colombia. in mil iui_i^_^^^^ WATCH FOR OUR WER SHOWING PARTY* WHICH WILL FEATURE ALL OF THE NEW 1968 RCA VICTOR PRODUCTS ^ KE ^ ANSNOWT °JOlNUSf WORE DETAILS LATER TOM'S RADIO 2 '5 E. STATE THAT'S WHY WE OFFER more than a dozen different types of savings accounts ... to make sure we have the right one for each of your special savings goals. Ask us about trust and joint accounts. We'll be glad to explain their advantages—with complete safety for every penny of your savings! Visit us soon ... receive the special attention we know you deserve. 2 KINDS OF SAYINGS PUNS ON NEW 6-MONTH SAVINGS CERTIFICATES These certificates are issued in amounts of $1,000 or multiples of $1,000. 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