The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 31, 1967 · Page 4
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 4

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 31, 1967
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4-Algona (lo.) Upper D« Maine* Tuesday, Oct. 31, 1967 - HEADLINES & FOOTNOTES- WASHINGTON Mtny-Go-Rouul h 11IW PIAISOI WASHINGTON - The oil barons have broken out in a sweat under their silk shirts and tailored suits over the extra miles per gallon that most 1968 cars offer. In conformity with the antipollution regulations, the 1968 models have been equipped with more efficient engines. These not only reduce exhaust emission but also require less gasoline. This means, of course, that new car buyers should get more miles to the gallon and blow out less stifling exhaust fumes into the faces of the drivers behind them. But it also means they will sen less gasoline. Result: They are now pressuring their friends in Washington to ease up on the drive against air pollution. By the 1970*5, under the present program, the anti-pollution standards will require auto manufacturers to cut exhaust emissions still more drastically. Detroit engineers plan to meet these standards by continued engine modifications. To the dismay of the oilmen, this-will bring even greater engine efficiency and more fuel economy. - o- - SPENDTHRIFT BUDGET PRUNERS- The Congressmen who clamor the loudest for budget cuts apparently haven't heard that economy begins at home. Republican Floor Leader Gerald Ford, for example, keeps agitating for reductions in federal spending. Yet he makes impassioned speeches every year on the need for federal school aid in the depressed areas of his native Michigan. Rep. Mel Laird, R-Wisc., another economy crier, definitely does not want to economize on the Food and Drug laboratory he has persuaded the government to build in Madison, Wise. In fact, he pulled Congressional strings to get the government to transfer the laboratory from Beltsville, Md., to his home state —though Beltsville is closer to headquarters and would require less money for traveL Although everyone on Capitol Hill is, of course, for God, country and economy, the average Congressman favors economies in someone else's district. - o- - CIVIL RIGHTS RAKEOFF - In search for a conspiracy behind last summer's race riots, the President's Commission on Civil Disorders has come across intriguing information that extremists of both the left and the right may have helped to stir up the Negro ghettos. No hard evidence has been uncovered, however, to nail down the recurring reports. Widespread publicity has already been given to reports that left-wing agitators helped to foment the racial explosions. Communist-tongued firebrands like Stokely Carmichael and Rap Brown certainly barnstormed around the country delivering provocative speeches. The commission has learned, however, that they may have been motivated more by money than conspiracy. Both Carmichael and Brown spoke for pay, pulling down fees as high as $1,000 a performance. - o- - MARINES WANT TO MOVE OUT - Lt. Gen. Robert Cushman, commander of the Marines who have been standing off the North Vietnamese along the demilitarized zone, has requested permission either to withdraw the defense line out of range of the artillery emplacements in North Vietnam or else to permit his Marines to harass the enemy across the border. The Marines have been taking a pounding in their fixed positions which are conveniently located within reach of underground mortar and artillery emplacements north of the border. A steady hail of bombs from our giant B-52s has failed to silence these guns. In his confidential reports, Cushman has contended that the Marines are assault troops trained to attack, not to hold fixed positions. The infiltrating North Vietnamese troops know exactly where the Marines are holed up, but the Marines cannot scout across the bonier to pinpoint the North Vietnamese positions. The real estate that the Marines are holding also has no economic value and little military value. Cushman would rather let the North Vietnamese infiltrate across the demilitarized zone, then engage them deeper in South Vietnam where they can be cut off from their operational bases. They would also be deprived of the artillery cover of the big underground guns. - o- NO HELP FOR THE POOR - Republicans, led by Rep. Albert Quie of Minnesota and Charles Goodell of New York, are working behind the scenes to sabotage the antipoverty program. Both Congressmen, of course, live comfortably on their $30,000-a-year Congressional salaries, plus fringe benefits. Quie was a prosperous farmer in Dennison, Minn., before his election to Congress. And Goodell was a partner in a thriving law firm in Jamestown, N. Y. They have nothing to worry about. But the Census Bureau reports that 30 million Americans still live under poverty conditions. Thar*s 30 million Americans who have no farms or law firms or $30,000 salaries to feed and clothe their families. On the Senate side, the recent vote rejecting expansion of federal work opportunity programs was a jolt to groups such as the National Farmers Union which want to permit low-income people to work their way out of poverty instead of relying on public relief. Apparently members of Congress on both sides of the Capitol want to keep things just as they are. - o- One of the most daring escape stories to come out of Cuba is told by two brothers, Humberto and Mario Gomez, who swam into Havana Harbor and climbed up the anchor chain of a Britain- bound cargo vessel under the very eyes of Dictator Castro's patrols. They have been helped to start a new life in New York City by the International Rescue Committee, whose business is helping people escape to freedom.. . .Washington has been tipped off that French President Charles de Gaulle will make a new attempt to sabotage NATO at its December meeting in Brussels. . . .Morton Mintz, the Washington Post reporter who exposed the baby-deforming thalidomide scandal, rips a revealing hole in the therapeutic curtain in his new book, "By Prescription Only." Grass Fire Algona firemen were called to the Jason Etherington resi- dence north of Algona shortly before 3 p. m. Monday when grass caught fire from sparks out of a trash burner. There was no damage. OFFICE SUPPLIES — Business forms, office furniture, filing equipment and supplies, at The Upper Des Moines Pub. Co., Algona, across from new Municipal parking lot. THE FLAG IS FLYING IN MEMORY OF PVT. JAMES A. STRAYER SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR- 49TH INF. EASTLAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS 708 S. Phillips — Algona Phone 295-7153 Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. • 5 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. - 12 Noon Sunday: 1 - 5 p»m. CORD SETS REPLACED PROMPT SERVICE WHY TAKE CHANCES? BRING YOUR APPLIANCE IN TODAY! QUICK INEXPENSIVE SAFE REPLACEMENT PRATT ELECTRIC 104 N. Jones — Algono Phone 295-5326 THIS ONE GOBBLES HAY AND EAR CORN Just as Fast as You Can Feed it BRADY GRINDER-MIXER Feeders asked for a better grinder-mixer, one to perform at high volume without "spoon feeding." Brady built it—Built it like the custom feed rigs to take the toughest abuse, day-in, day-out. That's why the switch has been to Brady. 10'Auger swings 180° . . . delivers into a silo up to 50' high, merely by adding pipe. See it today at BUSCHER BROS. IMPLEMENT 1015 NORTH MAIN ALGONA NING UUIDE Eat Out Often In ALGONA THE JOHNSON HOUSE ON SO. PHILLIPS SMORGASBORD Sunday Noon and Fjridey Night PIIVATE DINING ROOMS SEPARATE COCKTAIL LOUNGE CHARLIE'S SUPPER CLUB SO. ON 169 DINING ROOM OPIN 5:30 - 1 1;30 P.M. COCKTAILS LIVE ENTERTAINMENT PRIVATE DINING ROOM Ttto. 295-9152 LUDWIG'S CAFE DOWNTOWN ALGONA BREAKFAST I NOON * SPECIALS * Open 6 A. M. • 8 P.M. Weekdays Cloud Sundays VAN'S CAFE JCT. MWAYS II - 169 OPEN WEEKDAYS 10 A.M.-1A.M. SUNDAYS 8A.M.-1 A,M. aOSEO MONDAYS PRIVATE INNING ROOM JCOCKTAKLOUNGE

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