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Onb of '.thfe disturbing facts uncovered" In the 1966 census sumltidries is that small towrts a'ftd small cities generally seem to hbye lost In population, as We'll 6s"'many rui'ar'iVISas. ''The looses ma'lftlyTiaVe bden In cbmmuriltle's 6f"urtder " " v '"' •"" '•" ' ' ' luryci ^tui.ca 13 >uf IWMII7I. , recent'st6dV,'however', made by a social i seminar'group survey ai the University of ' 'Why? * Par,t of It Is conceded ,ta be economic. The dOtomobile and better highway's ,a're other rea« sShs given. The cjeslre of ;the younger people to Ifye In larger place^ Is .another.' j' A science seminar group survey ( , , f<ieb., uncovers ,some f cflhenfactors having something to do ( with fHis trend. * Larger cities have "more to do", is one rea- 'sott given. They" afford greater job opportunity/ is' another. * But underneath this are some other factors tfiat are perhaps much more basic. Many replies of folks, both single persons and families, said that they "did not' care to live where pre- jddices, snobbish cliques, 'petty jealousies and community divisions existed. These may exist 'also iri a big city, but.they are not so evident on the surface, the survey pointed out, ;• In other words, a community is going to •lose some of its population and its more aggressive people if it does have an abundance of the 'detriments listed. It is a point well worth reflection. Where such feelings predominate, it would appear that the community could we'll be a dead duck without knowing it. ... *,. FLUORIDATION REPORT r r _< r Because fluoridation has been a .controversial subject in some areas of .the country, the idlest report 'on its use in one of the nation's big -cities is of general interest. '.. The Health Department in the District of Golumbia has recently completed a study of the result of eight years of the use of fluoridation in (he national ^capital. In brief, the Health Department survey shows that tooth decay has been cut .by six percent. 'The report was made public at the annual clinic of the District Dental Society. Dentists were High in their praise of the achievements in the dental^ field ,through fluoridation. . .They predicted that in the foreseeable future — perhaps .forty o,r,f,(f}y.year.s •— .tqqJMecay will have .been conquered. • We do not: pose as a- dental, authority, and i^ is certainty true 'that no editor can say the final word on fluoridation. But it can be stated tWt the recurring attacks oh water fluoridation find less and less suport from dental authorities. It can also be said that the success of fluoridation programs in many cities throughout the country adds up to an almost overwhelming case for fluoridation. It is a free country and those who wish to oppose the use of fluoridation have a perfect right to do so. But their case is made Ul E. Call Street— Ph. CY 4-3535— Algona, Iowa ' Entered as second class matter at the postofflce ' at AJgona. Iowa, under Act of Congress r>( March 3. 1879. 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 Weekly Newspaper Representatives, Inc. 404 Fifth Ave., New York 18, N. Y. SUBSCRIPTION HATES IN ROSSUTH CO. One Year. In advance S3.00 Both Algona papers, In combination, per year $5.00 Single Copies , 1 lOc SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE KOSSUTH One Year, in advance - .' '.S4.00 Both Algona papers in combination, one year $fc.OO No subscription less "than 6 months. OFFIOIAL CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER ' APVERTISING RATES ON REQUEST less and less acceptable by facts which tire being fepe'atedly turned Op by surveys siteh as that just completed in Washington, D. C. In Algona, where we have drinking fluoridated water'now for a year or two, no time has ' elapsecTthat would allow any specific co'mparl- 'sbHs. Buf.Tt is most likely that in this Instance at least, wdat has proved good in Washington will also prove beneficial in Algona. * * * Farmers Do It Openly; Others Behind The Door — " ' - - "»• -We have just been handed another of those letters or newspaper articles—which make the rounds, at regular Intervals, poking fun with heaVy-handed humor at the business of farmers getting paid for not doing something. This particular item, sponsored by the arch-conservative; Senator Barry Goldwater of Arizona, inquires j about the payments for not raising hogs '. . Y and then.the subsequent payments that the producer would get for not raising'the corn that he> wouldn't feed'the hogs ihat : he wasn't raising. And so on. For the most part such items-are an undisguised attack on the attempt of farmers, copper-i ating through government, to do the same thing! that everyone else does, either with or without; the aid of government. ' Take petroleum, for instance. With the aid of state laws, producers may pump their wells only so many days per month. Thus, with the aid| of the same government which farmers use, oil producers keep their supplies from swamping the market. Consumers pay for this typ ( e of cooperation between the government, and .the petroleum interests through practically fixed prices. Or take something like we have just had in the electrical business. Those particular boys got caught. But all sorts of agreements and understandings and monoply practices, -either just short of the law or in the not-yet-cqught stage, make it possible for industry to control supplies or regulate prices. The customers pay — not through taxes to the government —•' but through higher prices. " ' ' ', • • ' . ! ' | Labor has its built-in protection. — through minimum wage laws and through made-work provisions in many labor contracts land through immigration laws and through apprentice training programs which sometimes tend to discourage rather than encourage newcomers into that particular labor market. "" ^' ^' ' '_ ! Name almost dny; group .you v wa;nt — from barbers to bankers (and'ho't excluding newspapers) — and you'll find some built-in government protective devices — not infrequently of a nature to restrain newcomers into the,field. The govern-: ment may not appropriate, rrysney, directly tO| them, as they do in the case of farmers, but the ; government lends them powers so they can do the same thing farmers seek to do — regulate their production or restrain their competition. Alas, farmers being several million in number, have not the ability for'"togetherness" that other groups have in our socety. So when they do something cooperatively, through government, they are ridiculed for 'doing openly what our largely controlled form of free enterprise, system does quietly all the time. — Iowa Falls Citizen. One can no more develop capacity by resting on his job than he can learn to spell by sitting on the dictionary. — Conrad Record. * * * The Three sides to an argument is your side, his side, and to heck with it. * * * There is little use to try to conceal your age. Your old friends know it and your new ones don't care a hoot about it. * * * The cycle of success; Working hard to make money to leave to children who won't work. Grandchildren renew the cycle. * * * You don't have to know everything to know something, but you have to know something to know that you don't know everything. * * * "Middle age," says Typo Graphic, "is when you still have the old spark but it takes more puffing." — Eddyville Tribune. * * * You can always recognize a little man in a big office by the tight manner in which he holds onto the job. * * * Insurance is a blessing to many people, but it is also responsible for many fires and for some deaths. sity. The greatest producer of real work is neces- ESTERON 99 Concentrate kills weeds where other treatments fail It's not what a 2,4-D cosls-but what it controls th;»t counts. Estcron 99* CoiK-cmrate kills weeds that other weed killers find too hard lo handle. Tcsl» ihow it's extra-effective und easy to apply . . . doesn't foam . . . mixes easily in hard water . . . sprays evenly. A single gallon covers up to 16 acres-an extra bushel of yield per acre more than pays the cost. Get lislcroa 99 Concentrate for pos_itivp weed couttoL *Tmdenuirt vl fhe Dow Chuwal Cmnpany STEIER FLYING SERVICE Whittemore, Iowa THESE WOMEN! d'AIeSslo NOTES OF r'*jW -1 ^jt -uary 4 ano^Cbtofcletedtbaslft ir'alri* ** j6HnVM?&Ke*)i.V' - * • » Lt , f .<? -•» » I, ' I •feature po»«.up krto "Look, Flos»y—another'CARE package from that ! FARM BUREAU, ! i * AND THE FARM PROGRAM 20 YEARS FROM -THE FILES OF THE .LGONA UPPER PES MOINES . MAY 8, 1941 * » • : ' ' : A May Musical, presented in lonor of Music week, was p're- ented in the Algona high school auditorium. ,b.y . the ; Bel. Oarito Qlub Tuesday night. Numbers featured included a piano solo; by Inith Shierk, a string 'trip, iAghps Vbhs, Dorothy Pierce and Glen Raney, a vocal solo by", Cetelia Sjillivan, the high school! 'girls Sextet, Margaret Miller and Anita Thompson, and the high, sqhopl boys quartet, Dick.' Ditsworth, Calvin Wadleigh, Owen Nichols and Burns Nugent. ' • ' '-" I • « » *•' , 5 A lotal of $206 in defense bonds had been sold during the first four days after they were made available at the Alggona post office, nine persons had puschased, bonds and savings stamp sales amounted to $28.70! The bonds piid 2Vi% interest and matured in jj years, but could be cashed in «>fore that time if the Downer yearned to do so. • ,;', ><v W ;i,Mf- Shumaii, the; President'of Farm • Bureau, 1 says 'that the •farmers want freedom from Govern- r ment interference. This is far from true. " Reports are that 75% to 80%~of-the'farmers are signing up for the new Government Farm Program. * Fanners i are more, interested in {,'Pttinig better prices, than get- ing freedom,: The Farm Bureau's greatest need is getting new loaders. Most farmers are mein- "bers of the F. B. because of .the 'little- rebates that they get from buying gasj oil, fertiliser, paint, etc. which (the F. B. sponsors. I \~Vas a F. ; B. charter member and a member'for 36 years until they • came up with their flexible program, when I canceled out. ; ' ' ' ~' M. A. Sorlien , Bode, Iowa r^Tj^^^^^^^^^^^^g^^ 4 v MEMPHIS - Paul J.' Enterl, airman apprentice. USN, sort of Mr Clareh& Al Elbert'of tyhTitte- more, was 1 graduated, April 20, from the Aviation Machinist's Mate School 'df the NaVaT Air Technical Training Center, Memphis,- Term. - '"" ' '" '" The 1 ' nine-weejk 'course includes instruction 'tfi reciprocating power plants; accessories and maintenance including fuel systems), propellers, designation, -lubrica* 'tion systems,' grbund'^eqiUjjmerit, fuel metei-lng, carburetors "Ignition systems magnetos and governors. • f r ' ' * Aviatiori F am i 11 a r i 2 a t i On School and- Mechanical' Funda- moh'tals 'School "are pfe-requlsite for ,thfe ddurse. ." ; ;' "'"•'• ' : ": : Kirch Cons', Germany — Spec* ialist Five Roger D. Johnson, ,32, son "of Mrs Helen Johnsofi,* 618'S. Dodge, Algona, participated 1 with other personnel from'the", 3rd'Di- vision's 22rd Armor in annual Army tank gunnery-Iteste alt' Bep- gen-Hohne, Germany. .The .tests ended April'17. '-' "• v . Specialist Johnson,, arrived overseas in August 1959 on this tour of duty. He is a tank driver. He attended Algona High School before entering Ithe Army in August 1946. Hi's wife, Mary, is with him in Germany.. Fort Richardson, Alaska — Army Specialist Four Luther A. Kinne, son of Mr and Mrs Henry O. E. Kinne, Rout 1, LuVerne, Iowa, recently received a certificate ' of' " achievement i^hMe assigned to 'the 37ith" Artillery at Fort Richardson, Alaska. •' '• Specialist Kinne^ was c ^ed 'for outstanding pei of his duties as a' recbVci^ *iip- chamic in the ' artillery's • Head- quarjers :Bfttery. JT ' "" " Army in'Augtistt 1 basic Port RlJSf/Kift. -."Afmy Rfe* crui't Arnold E. Schutte'r, son of Mr- and' Mrs Bonfla-fiehuttei*,' Ti- t6riftl^lb\*at^C'a«tl^ doalifiied as an expert .in firing. *he M-l rifle oh f the Wnflre raHge , at > Fort R"ile& KlM., v w«lle refcelving train- fag -with Ithe 1st Infancy Divi' v ''- ' " " ; "' M > ' U1 v.^'uttkttow)i td'tfie ( SfchU«te'r ffttfered We'. '•^the ifiC-year-olid soldier," is a I960 graduate of Burt Community High School. . , The trainfire range is designed to simulate combat conditions and -Tnl lill beWfifath' theV^ome of •Old .Capitol at' The State 'Univer- %lty of'Ioxva was'east'dUTfing the Civil War at Troy K. Y., k a.nd un- "til nine years 'ago -*as rung man- ;ually by the custortlSft. The'bell is how sounded by ah automatic 'electric relay system. Can You In Time? ' Oant Ul >tulty br»k«* |«p»re{II» fh« ttttty ef your family • BRAKI- WlVI JUSt INSTAIUD A COMPtErt AMMCO BRAKE SHOP — WE CAN CORRECf YOUR BRAKE PROBLEMS. •.i>V .-.••> ;n.t--,v.i • ' , _^___^_- ,. BRAKE LINING • ••1?:'< » .'-' ' »>'•••'.''.'*••'-., U3.9S AND W MSTAUED SPECIAL tnk* Jtxtur-tt* i • Repack Front WhMt BMrtng* • lmp*d Brad* Unlngt • kttf^> Brak* HO«M • Add N«*tt*fy Hold -,' • ,Work DOM by ExptrM .•rill* Job vrf* BON|f> JVV^EB BR^ UNINO • 25,QOp Mile Gu»rant»» ' ""' • Add Hy*«ullc Fluid A* '• Tkmt Drum* ,,,,•: ,..- , ; • Rebuild Wheel Cyloder»"''M.> • Preuufe Bleed Hydraulic ^"«»" N ' , - " ' ..-• ImJeet'Emeroehty 1 Brake ; $^2.25 and wp . . , , • Jt > . i. [ - i ---~' *' : '' ra i D-X SERVICE 304 N. Jones "Algona CY 4-2806 Studies conducted at The State University of Iowa by Professor jjEmil Witschi led to the discovery •jtjjaj, sex reversal occurs occasionally in human, embryos during eaj )y weeks .of pregnancy. ""- Fort Knox, Ky. — Army Pyt. , ..Bernard J. Etox, ,,23, son: of Mr." 'anid Mrs Wilbur rlx.Fost; BancrjojEt,', • Tr "" Q is receivinig eight weeks of 'automotive. maintenance J 16 !?, 6 ? Draining ait) The'AVihor Schobl,,! jFort Knox, Ky. The ; "training' is ischeduled ito'be concluded"Jiihe 8. j! :Fox;enitered! .the" Armyyitfet'Jan- , W. W. Sullivan, Algona country Club president, announced major- committees to handle the 'club's r affairs during the 1941 season during "''life" weeK.'' i 'C6mmittee members included Campbell Humphrey, Albert Granzow and. Wen French, greens; F. E. Saunders, Fred Timm and Bill Steele, houses' ; Bob-' Harrington, D o n Smith farid'iChe^Wllliarrjs, tournament; and Bill Steele and Jimi .Murlagh, dance. • * » After 43 years of publication, the Burt Monitor suspended business last week. Bill Heller, who went from Whittemore to Burt several years earlier to run the paper, announced plans to enter in newspaper business elsewhere and was assumed the equipment woi'ld be sold. The Royal Theater at Burt also closed recently. * * * Ken Seely, Algona creamery employee, caught eight fox cubs in a sand pit at the farm of his brother, Howard, six miles north- cast 'pf Algona recently. Ken dug v'.ut the little foxes, but the mo'.her of the family got away. He was persuaded by a local fill- iiu< station operator to put thenY in a cage and put them on dis-! play and they were creatiing a lot of interest. The front page of the UDM carried a photo showing the new Federal Food Stamps, which were to be distributed to families on rounly relief beginning May 15. The stamps were good at all grocery stores and creameries in the county for food purchases only. Thr; plan was very sound and was expected to save hundreds of thousands of dollars for taxpayers around the country. A similar plan might be an answer to a major 1961 problem — ADC. A total of 32 business firms had selected boys to represent them in the Soap Box Derby; to be staged here in June by the Algona JayCees. Several other firms also announced they woula have entrants and cars in the big race, with the total expected to reach 40. » * * Shocker movies, considered to hi 1 a modern-day invention, were due to move in to the Algona T-K'iiler during the week. Lined u;> as a doi^ble' feature, this pair, '''The Mad' 'Doctor", with Basil Hathbone, Ellen Drew and J6hn Howard, and "The Monster And The Girl" with Ellen Drew, Paul, Lukas, Robert Paige and Joseph Calkin, was s>ure to Cause goose bumps. Other movies slated dur- ip.j.; »iie w«.vk included "the Great I) tiatoi", one of Charlie Chaplin's I'l'niii'.-st, "Typhoon", with Dorothy Lamour and Hob'-'it ^reston, "They M.'t In Argentina" with Maureen O'Hara, and "Virginia C'ily", with Errol Tlyhn and Mirium Hopkins.'Ranclulph Scott a'nd Humphrey Bogart. STORAGF CABINETS, metal, at A. J. (Arnie) Ricklefs . Hospitalization'5 ,. . j Health & Accident ' ' Life — Auto — Fire — Hail 2 E. State CY 4-4529 ALGONA INSURANCE ' 'AGENCY ' J, R. (Jim) KOLP Surety Bonds — All Lines of Insurance CY 4-3176 - 206 E. State BLOSSOM INSURANCE AGENCY All Lines of Insurance . Automobile -'Furniture Loan 7 N. Dodge Phone CY 4-2739 BOHANNON INSURANCE SERVICE •1 N. Dodge St. Ph. CY 4-444» > Home - Automobile - Fara - • Polio Insurance • ( CHARLES P. PAXSON Dwelling,-Auto, Liability, : Life, General Phone CY 4-4512 KQSSUTH MUTUAL INSURANCE ASSOCIATION Over $74,000,000 worth of insurance in force. CY 4-3756. Lp)a Scuffhain- Sec'y HERBST INS. AGENCY For Auto, House, Household Boods, and Many Other t'orma Phone CY 4,3733 T«d 8. .Herbit Farm Pureau Mutual Ins. Co. Affiliated with Farm Bureau Auto .(with $10 Deductible) Life - Hail - Tractor Phone CY 4-3351 Don Stark, Mgr. Ugo A HAROLD c. BUNDET Representing State Farro fas. Co, 706 So. Phillips St. ona Phone CY 4-2341 UTO— LIFE— FIRE— HAIL DAfcE \V. l^QCICW The Equitable Life Assujance Society Of TJie Uied States Burt, Iowa Thone 201 CRAWFORD INSURANCE Andy Crawford AH Types Of Insurance 6«ice y iWe CY 4^2279 Fq'rm Management Company 12V& N. Dodg» Ph. CV 4-289J •W» !»•»•» :*w** toning Haneoek, HwmboW» Palo Altg « Kowuth Coyntiw Dr. P. P. Arnold •'' Chiropractor''• : Over Penney's' .Office Phone — CY 4-3373 ' Hours: 0:00 — 5:00" ' Open Friday Night ' Pr. William L. Clegg ' •Cniropractbr' 521 E. State St. Hours: 8;00 — 6;00 thru Sat v 9;00 — 9:QO Friday Ph. p«. CY 4-4677 R8«.CY4*34(f DOCTORS , r- V,.*' t*!. : v- •• • ' . . " ,. BQ,UR|IE. ^ » "Physician & Surgepn lib M. Moore'bt Office p^one CY 4-234B Resident pjho|ie CY 4-i»77 J. N. KENEFICK. M. D. Physician & Surgeon ' 218 W. State Street 1 Ofiice fchone CY 4-2353 Resident phone CY 4-2014 CAR.OL L> >P1,9TT. M.D. •UOM: Moore Street Practice Limited to 'Surgery Oince Hours by Appointment Cypress 4-480* Urtice -• CVpress 4-4331 Residence Residence Phone CY 4-2335 DEAN F. KOOB, M.P. r Residence Phcija CY 4-49 Physicians & Surgeons WO.NOuPo^ge, Aiaona L. I« SNYPER Optometrist 113 East State Alepna Telephone CY 4-27U Closed Saturday Afternoons Dr». SAWYER ••••' Eyes Examined Contact Lenses Hearing'Aid Glasses 9 Eas,t State Street . Phone g^prws^ZlSfl Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed Satuilay Afternoons DR, C, W, 0'QQH|fO|| Optometrlit Visual Analysis & • - 108 South Harton (Home Federal Bldg.) ainini DENTISTS DB. .KARL R. HOFFMAN Office in Home Federal Office DR. J. B. HARRIS, JR. Ptntijt E. Stflt. READY-MIX? CY 4-4266 Pur big Sefldy.Mix Concrete plant, pictured aboye, if now in full iwing for the spring and summer season . , , if, yoy n.ee.d cement for lidewaJks, driveways, .jfountU' tions for home? pr barns, patio cement, etc., call us this week. Ypyr job will look better "and last longer an,(j lumber Co, doe» the w<?rj{, Concrete & Lumber Co. 203 N. LANTRV ST. * <&*,»•• >».----v-»«»». .v».-*x»,.. .. ...-..,„ ,.......... ..

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