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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 5, 1967
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Thurtdoy, Oct. 5, 1967 Algeria (Ic.) Upptr DM Molnti-S n/Hil, "* er Be$Hlome$ HOW TO MARRY RIGHT We haven't heard much lately from the John Birch Society, but it is bade in the news, and in a most unusual manner. The latest issue of the Birch magazine contains on article on the institution of marriage, and how to marry right. Right-minded bachelors are urged to avoid Vassar graduates, members of the League of Women voters, hippies, mods, and contemporary revolutionaries. Also, beware of the woman who likes to drink vodka I Now we suspect the John Birch Society is overlooking a few basic points. A well turned ankle or a willowy figure and a vivacious personality seem to be completely ignored by this staid and dignified analysis of the "right woman to marry." And if all of the John Birch Society bachelors are prone to follow all of the society's advice, and overlook some of the more common attractions in the fair sex, we can see nothing but a pretty dreary married life for. the poor fellows I THIS ONE MAKES SENSE We find ourselves throwing up our hands in disbelief at about 75% of the ideas presented these days from various government brain factories; we wonder how some of the bureaucrats can actually be so far from reality. However, there is one suggested idea that we hasten to endorse. That is the three-day weekend idea. We have a number of national holidays that are historical and proper. Unfortunately, most of them rotqte through the weekday in keeping with a specific date of the calendar. The net result is that the holiday often simply breaks up a week with no special benefits. If every national holiday was placed on a Monday in the week that it is to be observed, we would have six or seven three-day weekends during the year for most people. Why not ? HICK TO RETIRE ? Newsweek magazine, in its last issue, contains the interesting paragraph that two senior members of the U.S. Senate have indicated they will retire at the end of their current terms. One of them is Bourke Hickenlooper of Iowa, now 71. If this is so, then State Senator Stanley, who has already throw his hat into the ring for the republican nomination for that past which comes up for a vote next year, has been very astute. He has a jump on all other potential candidates. If he guessed wrong, and "Hick" does run again, he'll have quite a battle getting the nomination. There has been no official word from Governor Harold Hughes, on what decision he may make for 1968. Polls taken thus far have indicated Governor Hughes, as a candidate for the U.S. Senate on the democratic ticket, would give Hickenlooper a real battle — LBJ notwithstanding I In a way we would not blame the popular governor for retiring to private life after his present term expires. But if he should decide to run for the U.S. Senate, he would not only be a potential winner, but would also give his whole ticket the lift it may need in 1968. COMMITMENT OVERLOOKED Mason City Globe-Gazette - ANY discussion of the American commitment to South Vietnam must begin with a letter written in October, 1954 by President Eisenhower to Ngo Dinh Diem, then president of South Vietnam. In it, President Eisenhower said he had instructed the American ambassador to examine with Diem "how an intelligent program of American aid given directly to your government can serve to assist Viet-Nam (South Vietnam) in its present hour of trial, provided that your government is prepared to give assurances as to the standards of performance it would be able to maintain in the event such qid were'supplied." Eisenhower said the purpose would be to assist the South Vietnamese in "developing and maintaining a strong, viable state, capable of resisting attempted subversion or aggression through military means." Again there was a provision that read: "The government of the United States expects that this aid will be met by performance on the part of the government of Viet-Nam (South Vietnam) in undertaking needed refbrmi." Much has been made of the American commitment. Very little has been said about the South Vietnamese commitment, under terms of the aid, to undertake reforms and guarantee certain standards of performance. Eisenhower at that time envisaged only economic help and the shipment of military arms. Our commitment has been enlarged to the point of massive military and economic intervention, of course. Have the South Vietnamese been living up to their end of the bargain ? Militarily, South Vietnam troops have performed spottily. Americans bear the brunt of the fighting. South Vietnamese increasingly have been given the job of pacification in rural areas. Economically, the House Committee on Government Operations has reported wide misuse of American aid through waste and corruption. The report says some Vietnamese importers are fattening on kickbacks from U.S. suppliers; the black market in dollars and military payment certificates and stolen PX goods still flourishes; there is lack of progress in care of refugees, and grave deficiencies in over-all operations because of "an entrenched and inefficient bureaucracy." The congressional report also laces American aid officials and our embassy in Saigon for failure to check on the aid program and demand reforms. President Thieu and his new parliament, once elected, should be made thoroughly familiar with the contents of the report as a pointed reminder that we are involved in a two-way commitment. PLEASE PUBLISH FREE . . . Sioux Valley News, Canton, So. Dak. This morning I received a notice of a job opening . . . with a request that it be published "without cost to the government . . ." Job printing is an important part of business. My principal competitor in the envelope- printing business is the federal government. The Post Office prints envelopes below cost, so while I lose customers I also pay to subsidize this competitor. Every day my office is deluged with publicity handouts from every conceivable branch of the federal government . . . I'm taxed to pay for this junk, the vast bulk of which is propaganda rather than news, and then I have to pay the garbageman to haul it away. And then this morning . . . comes along an announcement which is nothing more than a classified advertisement, and I'm asked to run it without cost to the government. Well, I won't. I'm not an extremist, or a John Bircher, or a member of any group dedicated to the violent overthrow of the U.S. government. I'm just a country newspaperman, trying to make a living, and I've had it up to here with taxes, handouts, self-serving publicity, government competition, and requests for free space. We'll run the ad for five cents a word. That's what we charge our customers, most of whom watch their money more carefully than Uncle Sam watches his. NOW IT'S BOLIVIA Rock Rapids Reporter — It now seems that the administration has made commitments to defend the Bolivian government against internal revolt. That puts us in the same position in regards to this South American country that we were in with regards to Vietnam. We're now sending military teams there to train Bolivian defense forces—as we did a few years ago in Southeast Asia. We are beginning to agree with Senator Fullbright in his demands that the administration give congress and the people a clear picture as to just what they have promised other countries — and just how widespread these commitments are. /F HE'S SO TOUGH AND THEIR FEARLESS LEADER-HOW COME HE HAS TRAINING WHEELS ON H/S MOTORCYCLE <Y 10 YEARS AGO IN TMI f V. '•:•: 1 1 I & $ 111 E. Call Street -r Ph. 295-3535 — Algona, Iowa Zip Code 50511 ESTABLISHED 1865 NATIONAL NEWSPAPER OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER KOSSUTH COUNTY CITY OF ALGONA ALGONA COMMUNITY SCHOOL ISSUED TUEDAY & THURSDAY & NORTH IOWA SHOPPER THURSDAYS: Newspapers entered as Second Class Matter at the post office in Algona, Iowa .;.;. I EDITORIAL R. B. WALLER, Editor & Publisher Don Smith, Managing Editor ADVERTISING . Dennis Waller Jack Purcell, Foreman SUBSCRIPTION RATES In Kossuth Cqunty 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) sm-y&m::::::*^ 1 FROM THE FILES THE UPPER DES MOINES October 3, 1957 The Bartlett Bros, turkey hatchery and feed business was sold by Louis and Ray Bartlett of Titonka to Bernie Van Roekel, James Pearson and Art Recamp, three prominent turkey and hatchery men from the Worthington, Minn. area. The Bartlett Bros, had no immediate plans for the future other than operation of the Bartlett farm west of Titonka. - o The Kossuth 4-H dairy judging team won ninth place in the state 4-H Judging contest at the Dairy Cattle Congress in Waterloo. Aaron Anliker of West Bend tied for ninth high individual in the contest. Other teams members were Henry Pedersen of Ledyard. Dean Dodds of Algona, and Tom Nurre of Bancroft. - o The Jolly Neighbor Club of Lotts Creek met at the Erwin Luedtke home, Mrs. Luedtke and Mrs. Edan Meyer as hostesses. Plans were made for a barbecue outing at the Harold Walters home. Entertainment was given by Mrs. Gladys Kading and Mrs. Veronica Gardner. - o - Mary Ann Sigsbee, daughter of the Harlan Sigsbees, Algona, was given a backwards birthday . party in honor of her llth birthday. Guests wore their clothes backward, entered by the rear door, and a feature of the party was a birthday cake decorated with green roses and pink leaves. - o Janice Heine, freshman in nurses training at the State University of Iowa City, spent the weekend in the parental Amel Heine home, LuVerne. She also attended the wedding of her brother, Burnett Heine and Eunice Hantelman in St. Luke's church, Fenton. - o With the Clear Lake Lions as the football foe, and four pretty students as Queen candidates, Algona High School's homecoming would take place Oct. 4. The Queen candidates were Marcia Anderson, Karen Hutchins, Judy Pickett and Paula Priebe, all seniors. Tom Hutchison would be master or ceremonies, and the high school band would be performing unusual routines during the halftime festivities. - o- Watt Struthers & Sons, who lived west of Ottosen, sold a 4,000 Ib, clip of wool from their feeder lambs. The wool was purchased by Ralph Richards of Ottosen, who bought for the Iowa Sheep & Wool Growers Cooperative. The Struthers were large and successful feeders of lambs. Most of this lot were Montana and Oregon lambs. - o St. John's of Bancroft, paced by the per.fect-game hurling of Denny Menke, walloped Holy Cross, 10-0, in six innings at Lawler and advanced to the state tournament. Menke whiffed 15 of the 18 hitters he faced, and the Johnnies cut the game short with an eight-run blast in the sixth, highlighted by a two-run double by Menke. Bancroft chalked up eight hits and failed to commit an error. - o - The library of the Fenton Methodist church held open house with 44 persons registered in the guest book by Mrs. Romalne Welsbrod. Mrs. Warren Jones and Mrs. Donald Shaw presented musical selections during the afternoon. Judy Jolley presented a Bible to the library on behalf of her Sunday School class. Pouring at the tea table were Mrs. Fred Brown, Mrs. Florence McFall, Mrs. Olga Huskamp and Mrs. S. E. Straley. Waitresses were Janet Walker, Janet Behne, Janice Stoeber and Pam Weisbrod. Kitchen hostesses were Mrs. Art Voigt and Mrs. Chas. Lovejoy. Mrs. Gerald Gochenour was the church librarian. - o - Ralph Walker, Jr., Swea township farmer, was named as one of the 82 Iowa dairyman honored as a member of the 1957 "400" Club of the Dairy Herd Improvement Assoc. To qualify for the "400", members must have developed herds which, for at least 10 years, had averaged 400 or more pounds of butterfat per cow each year. - o Mr. and Mrs. Louis Lappe, new owners of the Frey Cafe at Ledyard, were robbed of $100 in a daring armed robbery by two unmasked thieves early one Sunday morning, just one week after they had assumed ownership. The robbers held the Lappes and several customers at bay, grabbed all currency and a $5 check from the cash register, leaped in their auto and rolled away in a cloud of dust. The Lappes were formerly Lakota residents. 20 YEARS AGO IN TMI FROM THE FILES OF THE UPPER DES MOINES October 9,1947 Bob..Watson, a former Irvington boy, serving on the police force in San Francisco, had become the hero of attempts in that California city to break up a gang of desperate criminals. Bob, who was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Watson, formerly of Irvington, caught Joe Trujillo, gang leader, and Carroll Babcock, gang member, in a filling station robbery, thus giving police a definite clue to the gang makeup. The gang had been operating for four years and their crimes included murder. The former Irvington man served two years in the Navy, and had been on the police force for two years. - o The "Meet Your New Neighbors" picture on the front page introduced Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert Holldort and family. Mr. Holldorf was the Northwestern passenger agent here. He had been transferred from Fenton during the summer but was unable to find a place for the family to live so had been commuting between Algona and Fenton. When it was time for school to start he was able to purchase the Gottlieb Qronbach on North Jones street which was offered for sale. Mr. Holldorf had been in Northwestern employ 27 years. - o Mrs. Arthur Benschoter and Mrs. Leslie Huff, Algona, entertained at a one o'clock luncheon honoring Mrs. Carrie Olson of Seattle, Wash. Other guests included Mesdames Ruth Sparks, Ella Martlnek, Emma Martinek, F. M. Brethorst, Gilbert Benschoter and George Olsen. - o- Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Alt of Union twp. entertained at a family dinner in honor of her sister, Evelyn Dodds of Detroit, Mich., who was spending a week here. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Dodds, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Dodds, Jr. and Dean, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Seely, Claudette and Kent, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Greinert and Ted of Fenton, Mr. and Mrs. James Dodds, Mrs. Mayme Winkel, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Peterson and Mrs. Bob Albright and children of Algona. - o- Angus Cotton of Lone Rock operated in a bank during normal working hours, but that didn't mean he couldn't hit the head pin. During the week at the Barry bowling alley he socked out a 268 game, which was about as close to the Hall of Fame as most bowlers ever expect, or hope to get. - o Inez Wiener, Lavina Groen and Mrs. John Koestler, Burt, attended a shower in honor of Mrs. Delton Krause, the former Lorraine Helderscheidt. - o California had nothing on Iowa for cloudless days. Harry Nolte, weather recorder here, reported that in the past three months there had been only eight cloudy days in Kossuth. September averaged 66.8 degress in temperature which was 3.7 degrees above normal. There had been only 1.6 inches of rain which was 2.68 inches below normal, and lust to confuse things, a trace of snow, Sept. 30. High for the week was 87 with a low of 35 degrees. - o- Pictured was Algona's latest restaurant located in the European Hotel. Mr. and Mrs. Root. Johnson, shown in the background of the photo, had done a remarkable job of modernizing the southwest corner of the main floor into an attractive eating place, while a modern kitchen was installed adjacent to the cafe on the north side of the structure. The hotel lobby had been rearranged, making the restaurant most accessible from the front door. - o Mr. and Mrs. John Theesfield, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Zumach and Time To Spare By GERALD ANDREWS - Retirement Adviser Travel at Your Leisure Seems as if everybody and his wife are on the road these days — or at least, on a train, plane or ship — headed for some place or other. \Vhenever I ask my friends where they'll be in January or June, chances are the answer adds up to — "Any place but here." Used to be that slogan belonged to roustabouts and soldiers of fortune, and, of course, the idle rich. Not any more. 'l"he wanderlust is tempting Americans of every age and background. Those of us at the retirement phase of life are responding as quickly as anybody else. Every year more of us are on the move at home and abroad. There's a good way to prove that, if you haven't done it already. Begin traveling yourself. Then look around, and count the number of travelers in our age group. Notice 1 said above"January or June." That phrase explains a lot. During the hectic younger years, it's generally the summer or nothing for tourists. That's when vacations come, so that's what you have to plan for. Travel Anytime But when you leave the job, you have more time to play with. It's as feasible to travel out of season as in season. That's what's happened to me and my wife. With office hours and growing children things of the past, we're able to take off when it suits us. Obviously we don't have unlimited money. Still, travel has become so cheap, it's possible for almost anyone to travel, given a little forethought. We've been able to take one trip a year since I retired. We've been on tours through the United States and Europe, rushing breathlessly from one sight to another as directed by our guides. We've traveled by ourselves, at our own pace, pausing where and when we liked. And we've found both methods to our taste. So many factors are now involved in travel, from timetables to national currencies, that we've gathered a small library of literature on the subject. One of the best guides we've found is "Creative Travel," obtainable for 25 cents from Harvest Years, 104 East 40th Street, New York, N. Y. 10016. Gary of Fenton, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Christiansen and family of Ringsted, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Manwarren and family of Swea City, Mrs. Theresa Simmons and Darrel and Mrs. Wolfe of Fair- mont were pests at the Earl Theesfield home at Armstrong. The occasion was the 15th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Theesfield. For And About Teenagers ] TffeY n<i> HE ic. L , Kl IMF: <A,%.JG ( _>t THE WEEK'S LETTER: "I am fifteen and like this boy who will be fifteen soon. He is very fond of me and would do anything for me. We have liked each other for about a yciir and four months now. Hut my parents will not let me see him because they think he is like the gang of boys he hangs around with. But, he is very different. He is kind and would not do anything to hurt me. What can I do to show my parents that he is different and wants them to like him? Please help us." OUR REPLY: Your parents have no reason to believe that he Is not like the gang he hangs around with. It is a most logical nssumtplon. Whether right or wrong, we are all judged by the company we keep. Do you believe you are right when you say this boy would "do anything" for you? Do you believe he would give up his friends to please your parents and to give them a reason for liking him better than they do? You may be entirely right in saying that he is "different"; yet you still must convince your parents such is the case. And, one thing Is almost certain: your parents will object to your seeing the boy so long us they object to the other company thathekeeps. t you Knvt a t««nog» problem yov want la dilcull er on oblvrvohon to mob*. oddrtM you !•».< to tOI AND ABOUT TEENAOin. COMMUNITY AND SUBUIRAN MESS SEIVICf. fJANKFOIT IfY CROSSWORD PUZZLE LAST WEEKS ANSWER — ACROSS DOWN 20. Block 1. Farmstead 1. Recollect wood 6. Topic 2 Old's name 22 Flight. 11. Explode. RJI 3. Unfeeling less a volcano 4. Auditor: bird 12. More nbbr. 24. W. Ind. Infrequent S. Altitude: sorcery 13 Peruvian. nbbr 25. Viking fertility 6 To fish craft goddess 7. Owned 26. HP. 14 Roomer 8 Hence lievea 15. Subside 9. Docile 28 Girl a 18. Buddy 10 Trans- name 17. Marks as gresses 30 Hip out correct 14. Unmarried as 18. Pronoun girl liquid 19. Passage- if, Fish 32. Charier way 19 So Am 34 Lizard 21. Empty mountain 35. Unique spaces range person missile 28. Timber wolves 29. Roue 30. Sheets, tablecloths, etc 31. Like shale 33. 21 shillings : abbr. 34. Tibetan gazelle 37. Girl's name 38. Arabian garment 39. Harm 41. Impede 42. Rental contract 43. Roman outer garments 44. Tapestry center 1 ii * S 6 21 n it '/// 14 M 4Z 44 Z W IS 3 % Zl ^ * U 4 ^ ' IV. y// 40 > ^ b J^ ' Z V Wt % 4 _sfj 1,0 '//< Y/< A L L t rs C : U L U ' o i • 1 w * A f A o II JB O ~ » o ? n Isle •0 A S L L L L A IP NlllHTfc U PlOli iKlP • '•s|i v E[N||]P C *r«*l 1 -»HT ^ LID 1 AIM NJD <T[7 3t> Partly open 3fl. Seaweed 40 Allflfly ., 41. Heart 43. Tuberculosis: abbr. b i #, 1* 7Y< 4S ' y //< 10 21 '/// 41 e 7 % 14 y/< IV s % is Si 0 fa Zk I Professional Directory INSURANCE XXfXXWXXX<XVXXXXXfV<m 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 MEREST 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 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 DOCTORS 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 ENTISTS DR. J. B. HARRIS, JR. Dentist At 622 E, State Phone 295-2334 Farm Mgmnt, CARLSON Farm MANAGEMENT COMPANY UVl N. Podgt Ph. H5-JI91 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 MISCELLANEOUS i?3S35?S"!"S"S¥t"iyft':SS:S5SiS5ffi£S'j3!l!SS!'! Credit Bureau of Kossuth County Collectrite Service FactbiU Reports

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