\STRICTLV, BUSINESS LAWS - LAWS - LAWS! '• - '•-•.;-..*.- ,. We well realize that a majority 6f oor state /legislators are sincere, hard*working, conscientious and dedicated individuals. Many of them give up better-paying jobs or employment at home to serve in the legislature. Yet, when these every-other-year legislative sessions begin, you can only wonder how in the world some of the ideas generated into proposed legislation ever were allowed to escape from someone's brain. Every two years we are treated to a series of odd ball, ill-advised, useless, pressure-group, and even crazy proposals for new legislation. Fortunately, many of these never get any farther than to be filed, and die in some committe pigeon hole. But'others, unfortunately, sometimes become laws of the state. ; There is no facet of life that remains free of possible legislative regulation, it would seem. Our own immediate area is fortunate in having two men, Casey Loss, our state representative, and John Brown, our state senator, who do not seem to feel that their main purpose in the legislature is to add to the overwhelming total of bills introduced. For that we can say a small Amen! There is no doubt but what most of those proposing bills are sincere, but after reading summaries of the contents and what they propose to do if enacted into law, we just plain wonder how in the world such proposals ever are presented for public inspection, and worst of all, some of them actually become laws. One thing, though, in another two years they can always be repealed or amended, as is being done now with some of the zanier ones passed two years ago. a v/hole. . * * * ULCERS AND THE WEATHER reports that dieting with bland foods does,not increase the rate of healing of peptic ulcers.' Another experiment made by three United States physicians indicates that .spices formerly on the "never" list for ulcer sufferers, fnayl nb longer all be forbidden. Black and chilli pepper, cloves and mustard seed are still taboo but cinnamon, allspice, mace, thyme, sage paprika and caraway seed cause no bad effects and do not alter the healing time of ulcers. But not all ulcers are alike. Be sure and chetk with your doctor before attempting any dietary experiments of your own. On the alarming side increased attention to the ulcer problem has uncovered many more cases among women and an increase in children as well. The number of women sufferers has spurted an estimated 350 percent in the past two decades. * * * NEW LOOK AT COUNTY ROADS Changes in the "grand strategy" in planning county roads, and in the administration of coun ty road programs have been suggested by a team of Iowa State University researchers, re porting to the Iowa College-Community Research Center. The researchers suggest that not only engineers, but public administration specialists, economists and statisticians might be brought in for a long-range operational research program. This might operate as a part of the State Highway Commission. After studies of the manner in which funds are spent for road programs. Dr. Donald Boles and Dr. Karl Fox made recommendations which they believe would be beneficial to the state as _ . . . I I _ icnts; a dozift large Texas* a? pubiicat cm jmp aone-m othet [ fee,' 66 cents; large package of Iowa, counties, tech publication f grapefruit,. 31 cents- (they would- nowadays -might cut down the LJiave to ibe, Jarge,,'coiini«g from,, tost to taxpayers for AL}G (Aid i' tfexas); rtavel orartges, $ doz. 31 to .Dependent Children) and all " 'cents; arid jurnbo head lettuce,, other types of relief. Another an- il fefcven centsi .!•'•.• , swer might be issuance of dou- fft ;'»".'.?•>! ; pons lo the needy for-Which they I*-;!' !.' ( fl*i; J" . *: , would get food and necessities, "FROM THE FILES OF TH^' '' ' On th ^ «fl«orial page a quote cutting -down the purchase of ALGONA UPPER DES MOINES £ om , a " edilorial out of the beer and Whiskey with OUR FEB 91 l£n " M Norlhwood Anchor which might • money. FEB. 27, 1941 ^ lhe%najl the hqed in -^ ™^^ ^ _ ) * -»-_ -T. ._ £i._ . -'•'-* super-! j , I. ••* . r SALES IJbOKS/ register tick- and idea was Des Moines Pub. <JO. "You better tell your secretary, Mr, frottleby — «he thinks you'*e out of toWnJ" . .-- .._. a Mr Taylor, Washington,..]?. C.,.national legislation director .'of the American Legion,> who delivered an address before f a joint session of the Iowa senate and hoUse. However,, most. persons, i despite the .'fact 'that the j draft 'was now' in full swing,' didn't believe there were, any war 'clouds hovering' overhead until about nine ninths later in ' 1941 when the Japanese, attacked Pearl Harbor Dec. 7. An Interesting photo, also on page -pne, showed diplomats in Washington » gr-efeling Japan's new ajnbafesa- dor afler his arrival in this country. Looking back on the, photo 20 years later, it is apparent that the look on the facie of Morita Morishima, counselor of the Ja- ..«,.., ili BIB* 1 cKlHwCi Lctl UUIlffi HUCL6r alln S onth. The .underlying idea was Des Moines Pub. <2o. • i ., i ' -• 1 Professional Directory y.'-^. JA.1 A l^i, .A. .A ^. ^. ^ A j. • jl j. j. — — A . j. . -» j^ .A. A. 1. A ^i j, 1^_ ^. ' ' T-^^^^'^^^^^^rT^^^^^^^P'^^^P^P^^^P^r^^^r^^^P^^^P^^^P^^^P^&^&^P^P'^P-^^t INSURANCE A» J. (Arnie) Hicklefs Ho'spilalteation Health & Accident — Auto — Fire — . CY 4- Chiropractor Washington ' < * * 'jJltfgMigktg-*:.* A ITeekly Report fromjh^Nation"i Capital by Ray Verne* BELLS ARE RINGING - Pre- creation 6f a National Spelling Sw .™> ^ , in th< L ^u 1 sident Kennedy can expect a r n m m i««)nn «tn mfm™ «,» n sch ° o1 Tuesda y "'fiht. The , . . _ c ^-uJTJ mission LO i otnim tnp cnnii- • » __T .. t ., ., panese embassy in Washington, CY 4-317.6 w;as,one that indicated.there was plenty cooking that apparently was unknown. ' ••' '* ..• •* .« . ' . .- .-.. Surety Bonds Surety ol insuran 206 E State close vole in Congress on practically every piece of social legisla- " - H «'"•'Algona's basketball learn administered a 43-25 beating to Swea City in the local high 18- BLOSSOM INSUHANCE AGENCY ,;; •:. :• A^l jliines of Insurance : Automobile - Furniture Loan 7 N. Dodge Phone CY 4-2735 . . -- _.*._»ww* j. n^ottMjr u_£H(,. i 1J.C 1O- me spell- po j nt edge was undoubtedly one What this of the largest ever between the Noting a wide variation in per mile costs between counties, nqt readily explainable in ... terms of population or geography, the research- Are high-pressure, business, executives the ers.suggested, that the State Highway Commis- only people who get ulcers? K ! ot at all. According' sion might furnish standards for costs of particu- to an article in the February Coronet this tradi- lar tvoes of mnrJ h,,;Mir,r, „„,! ^,^;«»=«« ^ to an article in the February Coronet this traditional belief is all wet. In fact, top executives may not be any more ulcer prone than other people. • • Recent studies have disclosed some surprising new facts about ulcers. Among'them is the .discovery of a connection between ulcer symp- .torns and the weather; This finding probably only confirms what many ulcer sufferers suspected for some time. Now science has ,- nitely said it is so. In certain cases the disease is likely, to get worse in November and December. Best months are April and August. Investigators. are also re-examining the virtues of the traditional "ulcer diet." The time honored milk-egg-cream routine may not always foe the best treatment. The Veterans Administration has a large scale study on the subject now underway. A British study already completed ^igaua Upper pvs fflainea '.11 E. Call Street—Ph. CY 4-3535—Algona, Iowa lar types of road erations. and maintenance op Organization of several counties into districts or sharing of a capable county engineer by two or more counties is also suggested as a possibility. .-.,.._ _.._ — .. . ..... . — ... 0 ,,,„„„„,, A S to the county engineers, the report says only confirms what many ulcer sufferers had that higher salaries and higher standards of CllCnOftOn TCir* CrtrYl^ f I mc& KJs*\-* **»!nnj»AUm«.jA£? 4** J • //•! I training and experience might be a means for increasing the efficiency of coun+y highway activities." Some guarantee of tenure is suggest cany every piece or social legisla- ••-.«... ,,...*,, i.,« 0 u± me laigesi vvur oeiween tne lion he sends up to Capitol Hill. means is an attempt to simplify two clubs. Bob Willason topped But close votes aren't anything ^ ules of grammar and of spelling. Algona in scoring with 11 p<5ints, new to Mr Kennedy. Just recall *f the law is passed the Commis- while Fagerlund led the Trojans how he barely nosed out Richard r s i°n after lor>g study would pre- witn se ven. Four Algona wrcst- Nixon for the White House job. P are and -publish what will be- lcrs won their wa y into the state Or the 217 to 212 vote in the come the United States Official meet at Clarion with first, and House the other day which re^ Dictionary. As a private citizen se cond place finishes in the dist-. vised the Rules Committee to en- , vou nia y just ignore the whole rict ^ eet at Fort Dodge a week able Kennedy legislation to reach idea - But onyonc who works for a S°- First place winners were the House floor for debate and Uncle Sam will have to spell Hank Geilenfeld and Dick Dits- consideration. It can now be re- words the v/ay they appear in the wort h, while Don McCorkle-and ported lhat the Kennedy forces'* new dictionary or face the music. Bob Geigel won seconds; The won. that Rules fight with the No one has said what the penal- team wound t'r^rv,,, 4nnU — ^.. .._ ll~_l 1 _,.!_ •fifle? .1*.^ V«n...n..n« if 11 »_t* HlCtflff t^ltj'n won. uiai jimes ngm wun tne "" u ? ic " rts »«"" waai me penai- >^"*" •> "«<*« uy same technique that he was able ties are, however, if these public district tourney. to ( line up support in Ihe primary servants choose lo ignore the * * elections. The Kennedys took to new ways of spelling, the telephone. Phone calls from the White House and from Bobby Kennedy in Ihe Justice Depart- up second in the Pouring of concrete for the fourth and last engine foundation ° to be installed in the new city POSTAL HEADACHES The light P lant was completed Wed- L... T^ i _j_. f~t 4 •-• _- nf»Cflai7 T^Vi nf rvii»-i nf t N i f fttfnnt-l ^*» BOHANNON INSURANCE SERVICE 1 N. Dodge St. , Ph. CY 4-4i Home - Automobile - Farm Polio Insurance CHARLES D. PAXSON •-• Dwelling,-Auto, Liability, Life, Genera] Phone CY 4-4512 KOSSUTH MUTUAL ' INSURANCE ASSOCIATION Over $74,000.000 worth of in- .surance , in force. CY 4-3756. Lola Scuff ham. Sec'y HERBST INS. AGENCY For Auto, House, Household r'X)ds, and Many Other Forma Phone CY 4-3733 Ted S 1 . Herbsl Farm Bureau Mutual Ins. Co. Affiliated with Farm Bureau Dr. D. D, Arnold Chiropractor Over Penney's Office Phone — CY 4-3373 Hours: 9:00 — 5:00 Open: Friday Night , Dr. William L. Clegg Chiropractor 521 E. State Si. Hours: 9:OCT— 6:00 thru Sat 9:00 — 9:00 Friday Ph. Off. CY 4-4677 Res. CY 4-34t< DOCTORS MELVIN G. BOURNE. M, D. Physician & Surgeon 118 N. Moore St Office -phone CY 4-2343 Resident phone CY 4-2277 J. N. KENEFICK, M. D. Physician & Surgeon 218 W. State Street Office phone CY 4-2353 Resident phone CY 4-2814 CAROL L. PLOTT, M.D. 110 N. Moore Street Practice Limited to Surgery Office Hours by Appointment , ' CYpress 4-4864 Office CYpress 4-4331 Residence ixenneay in tne Justice Depart- POSTAL HEADACHES The " sm P iam was completed Wed- farm Bureau Mutual Ins. C< ment to the right peope at the" new Postmaster General J Ed- nesclav - That meant thai erection Affiliated with Farm Bureau right time turned the trick. In Xvard Day, is already finding out of steel beams . which wouid take Auto (with $10 Deductible) the weeks ahead Alexander Gra- what a tough job it is to keep the ahout two weeks, followed by r.ifo . Wnii T-~~I»ham Bell's invention will turn mails moving on schedule. For P° ur ' n £ °f upper foundations and Entered as second class matter at the postoffice at Algona. Iowa, 'inder Act of Congress n( March 3. 1870. Issued Thursday in 1961 By THE UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. R B. WALLER, Editor & Publisher DON SMITH, News Editor MERLE PRATT, Advertising Mgr. JACK PURCELL, Foreman NATIONAL EDITORIAL ,., NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE ,«,£ , N , eW x Spaper Representatives. Inc. 404 ijfth Ave., New York 18, N. Y. SUBSCRIPTION HATES IN KOSSUTH CO. «"1_Vt;ar. In advance ' in ed as a reasonable concession to well-qualifiec persons. Noting that certain county boards of supervisors tend to take administrative details into their hands rather than confining their efforts to defining policy, a means of correcting this is mentioned. "Abolition of committee work pay for boards of supervisors," the report says, "along with other reforms in the structure and functions of county government, might give county engineers greater freedom to use their Iowa professional judgement in implementing board policies." In conclusion, Boles and Box find that historically the functions of secondary road construction and maintenance have gradually been centralized and "passed upward" from residents of a particular section to township officials and then to county officials. They advance cautiously the proposition that it is possible this might be extended eventually to the point where the State Highway building and maintenance functions. The report of the two Iowa State University faculty members to the Iowa College-Community Research center is one of a series on county governments and their functions. The present report, entitled "Welfare and Highway Functions of Iowa Counties; A Quantitative Analysis," has been published by the Iowa College-Community Research Center, and is distributed through it. A limited supply is still available for persons who are immediately interested in county road problems. Requests should be made to Dr. Donald Boles, Beardshear Hail, Iowa State University. •K * fc A fire department, sponsoring its annual dance, featured this slogan: "You come to our dance, and we"ll come to your fire." — Eddyville Tribune. ipqfrnt across /—. v SOUND DOLLAR MAN the tide of legislation more than Instance, there are 65 billion pie- floors was to get underway. "•"•" It's an easy way to get traces of mail per year. That's as ... „_ many "seconds as have ticked by Here are ^the week's market since "the'time of Julius Caesar. RI: * c ? s ft— heavy butcher.-»hogs, £>ne of the first things Day will 180-240, topped at $7.30* ' veal About a year tention to the ~~ u ..... t-mn — ;vjne or me nrst tnings IJay will i °"-- i '«", loppea ai $Y.,JU, veal <uo oo.-fnHllps at, ago we called at- iry.to do is to stop everybody calves, stock steers, fat cows and Ugona Phone CY 4-23 Sound Dollar mo- from going to the post office just fat yearlings brought $10; no. 2' JM? AUT °—LIFE-*FIRE—HAIL ed by an Oklaho- hcforo 5 n'Hnrlc Tn nihnr i,fr,,-^cr new white corn. 52 rpnts- nn a ~ ~ J ~ Life - Hail - Tractor Phone CY 4-3351 Don Stark, HAROLD C. SUNDET Representing State. Kami .Ins. Co. 706 So;-Phillips St, Ugona Phone CY 4-2341 JOHN M. SCHUTTER, MJ>. Physician & Surgeon 220 No. Dodge, Algona Office phone CY 4-4490 Resident phone CY 4-2338 OPTOMETRISTS „-..<..«., ^ i,». vj^unu i^unui niu- jrom going to tne post office just lau yearnngs orougnt !juu; no. 2 vement launched by an Oklaho- hefore 5 o'clock. In other words new white corn, 52 cents; no. 3 ma City school teacher, Bayard ,Jf he could get big organizations' white oats, 28H cents; no. 3 bar- Auchingcloss, to fight waste iri'--,vhich mail thousands of letters Iev ' 37 cents; no.'2 yellow soy- government and to reduce the daily to drop these letters off at beans, 80 cents; premium eggs Th nationl debt In the past 12 mon- different times during the clay 15 cents; cream, 32 cents;'hens Hurt Iowa ths people from 32 states signed there would be a. more orderly 13 cents; and ducks! eight cents. ______ petitions lo Congress to carry out movement of mail Dav hns .1 int ^ . • • PPAWP _, DALE W. LOCKWQOD Equitable Life Assurance • m , • s " ci , et y Of The United States Phone 201 o i.i»v,*^, mr VJHH_* lye." ti i lllVJlt; \Jl UUl IV petitions lo Congress to carry out movement of mail Day has a lot these two goals. Last week, Au- of other suggestions and we wish chincloss came to Washington him well. Nexl Tuesday night was slated .* ** •••»••»»• to be mortgage burning night for the Algona American Legion post. A total of 22 past command- crs Ol the local post had been . , . invilcd to attend ceremonies to An early morning blaze recent- be huld in connection with the MAIL ™ SUBSCRIPTION RATES'OUTSIDE 'KOSSUTH One Year, in advance ______ ............ ___ J4 00 Both Algona papers in combination, one yea'r MOO No subscription less than 6 months. OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING RATES ON REQUEST It is not the experience of today that drives men mad —it is remorse or bitternec* for something which happened yesterday and'the dread of what tomorrow may bring. Therefore, let us journey one day at a time. — The Odebolt Chronicle. . A FEW WORDS OF COMMON SENSE ABOUT CIRCULATION ocnnn Census showed a TOTAL POPULATION of slightly over 25.000 persons — men, women and children — in Kossuih uounly. The average family totals 4 persons. Dividing Kossuih County's population by 4, we have a total of 6,250 Families in the county. TV, -i 1 ! lclude lwo families Jo one residence, or farmstead. Jhe circulation of Jhis newspaper reaches just over 5,000 families in our trade area, or about 5 out of 6. We do not distribute newspapers m duplicate circulation in Algona. Newspaper circulation i-- SOLID. SOUGHT AFTER, PAID FOR, «o*no C mi rn ? S 1MER , I - T £ ND PRESTI GE. It is the community's mo" adv P r^ a %*•'. V6< ? Bnd reve n"e-producina investment for Jhe adverliser. And it makes arithmetic sense. IT'S GOOD BUSINESS TO DO BUSINESS AT HOME UPPER DES MOINES PUB. CO. Ill E. Call St. Algeria, Iowa with a roll of petitions strclch- ing one-lenlh of a mile and bearing 12,000 signalures. He presented them lo House Speaker Sam Rayburn who has dircc- . . ^ led them lo Ihe appropriate ly Culled Ihc interior of the mortgage dcslructlon"' which r'o- (.•omnuttfc for action. What is so Holy Cross post office. Postmast- presented payment of 'the debt ...nnrkable about all this ,is that or Carl Brimcyer, and rural car- on the Legion hall, everyone is against waste and a rier Earl Brahm were busy that * * * rising 1 national debt bul Ihey do 'same morning dispatching mail Leqlen sugqosl'T^. appeared in nothing about it. Auchincloss has from lemporary quarters in a grocery nrls, and many wonder- <.nd will continue his one-man Rarage building. II takes more ful harj'ain.s were offered, includ- crusacle. His goal: 2,000,000 signa- tllan a fil '° to hull mail deliveries ing heef roasts 17 cents Ib • pork luri ' K - at Holy Cross. roasts, 15 cents Ib.;. 2 Ib. bag mis- SIGN OF THE TIMES — Post- - * ed in a conspicuous plaee in a ConKi'tssman'.s office? is this sign: "If you are calm and collected while ' others are losiny their heads, m;>ybe you don't underline! situation." THE J'G 13 UP — For a Inn.u time new;-:-,v.'!i liave been trying !o fni'ce ('iHiTn'ss lo make i!.s members disclonu puhlir'y how mui'h of the taxpayer's money they spend em travel expenses here' ,md abroad. Under a law pased last year foreign expense . a-counts (hut not domestic ones) will be published in the Conures- fional record after March 3. Since it V.'HK not prescribed by law the domestic ones may not be revealed unless new pressure is brought to bear. Reports on the.se accounts alone fill six crates. It is estimated it would cost $12,000 to publish thorn. Despite (lie cost, it could be 1 a worthwhile expenditure. Taxpayers have a ri«hl to know if there; have been abuses. We suspect there have been quite a few. —o— MEDICAL NOTE — From the U.S. Public Health Service comes wore! that most Americans will escape- tin- Asian flu buy this year. The U.S. had an epidemic in lOfiO, inr-luding many deaths, Asian flu '-omen in two or three- Year evces which means only relatively few pen-sons should he? stricken. And. meanwhile, a lar- f.-e number of Amerir.'ins havo c!fvo!r.!>erl enough natural immunity' tn resist Ihe virus this year Bui. flu shuts are recom- mcnelcd (n|. cf-rlain "special risl-;" !"-'>m>s: persons with chronic diseases, nretuianl. v/onien, and all persons over G5. —-n — OF ALL THINGS — House Bill 247C may come to plague you. especially if yo j are a poor ipellei-. Tl'.ii bill calls ioi the CRAWFORD INSURANCE SERVICE Andy Crawford All Types Of Insurance Office Phone CY 4-2279 DENTISTS DR. KARL R. HOFFMAN Office in Home Federal Blrtj. Office phone CY 4-434* DR. J. B. HARRIS. JR. Dentist Al 622 E. Stale "honn nv 4.?m« DR. L. L. SNYDER Optometrist 113 East State Algona Telephone CY 4-27H Closed Saturday Afternoons Drs. SAWYER and ERICKSON Eyes Examined (•;: Contact. Lenses Hearing-Aid Glasses 9 East State Street Algona, Iowa Phone CYpress 4-2196 Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed Saturday Afternoons DH. C. M. O'CONNOR Optometrist Visual Analysis & Visual Training 108 South Harlan St. (Home Federal Bldg.) PHONE CY 4-3743 Farm Management Carlson Farm Management . Company N. Dodgi Ph. CY 4-2891 Serving Hancock, Humbold) Pnlo Alto R Kn<;<uth CnunHn* WITH THE DOD6E Do you prefer a compact car or a full-size car? No cniiruon no MUMPT matter. We build them both. Compact Dodge Lancer, Sf r S?? B ??TfflKS5 priced right down the line with Comet, Con/air and WTORiTplpllH Falcon. Full-size Dodge Dart, priced model for ft AH A I* model with Ford and Chevrolet. Compact and stand- If II If 111 1 OH TOP does not offer. A unitized, rust-proofed ... superb, ride: Torsion-Aire. And a new device called an alternator. It makes the battery lasifar longer than usual, because it charges even at idle. Compact or standard, see your Dodge Dealer. He 8 got the wheels with the Dodge on top J L. IL r* -..-..„.„„ vviii|/uvt onu 9UJIIU* ird, both Dodges have features their major com-PERCIVAL MOTORS - 800 S 9 . Phillips St., Algona, Iowa W-m A,..,.
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