The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 7, 1961 · Page 10
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 7, 1961
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0o,| Upper 6ei Motnei thursdoy, D&Wmber 7, 1961 J - -• —- ... --- - - - -. . - * — ..4.. .'_-.:... .. i x^jt- ..U-.WJ3U. ILL-ADVISED CRITICISMS ,. *• The timirig Was bad and the comments worse, as a group of Republican leaders met and mingled in Minneapolis last week, • ,j k Included in the group were a tevvi leaders frOrn'tawa/ none of wnom, fas as we know,'are engaged in farming. Yet their major theme was ^16, attack the Kennedy administration's efforts to salvage something tor the farrher and His family fritome after eight years of Benson. •• , Even one Iowa Congressman, Charles Hoe- •ven, was so asslnine as to say tnaf "me I960 election'results in lowcTwero a repudiation of the Kennedy farm program." , . As anyone knows, the Kennedy farm program' could not begin until atter tne election. It is not, of course/ a perrect program. About 1he 'Ofi(y perfect program we could imagine would be one where tne farmer received a tull . luU percent of parity for everything he produced, without any government programs or governmental organization to help him, and without any considerable overproduction. How seemingly impossible that is, we all know — at least in tne present state or economic affairs. Governor Norman 6rbe said "freeman does not have the solution to the farm program." The Iowa Governor, however, adds notning from tnaf point on as to what the solution might be. No, we don't think the Freeman program is perfect, either. But we do know that it has neiped to reverse the trend of farm incomes downward in the Benson fashion, and to halt to some degree the overproduction of grain. We stiii have far too much, due in part to unusual growing conditions this year. Without the program, or with the Benson formula, the production would have been overwhelming, the income . much less. , * * t ; BELOW THE BELT Page one, column one, Des Moines Register, Thursday, November 30, had' a headline that read: KENNEDY TO RESERVISTS: "DON'T GRIPE." We thought this an odd remark for the President to make, so we read the complete story. Jumping from page 1 to page 12. There wasn't a single place where President Kennedy mentioned or even inferred "don't gripe" to- reservists. In fact he did quite the opposite, ex- FALLOUT SHELTERS TYPIFY RESIGNATION Grundy Center Register — We have said be fore that SO rhuch talk about' 1 fdlfou't'shelters is throwing'fli& scare into Amef icon people. Fdll out shelters at best could be provided only for a small portion of American people and it would be impossible to get fallout'protection fpr< but a smaif portion or the' people who reside in cities like New York, Chicago or Los Angeles wnere tnousands of people reside in huge apartment buildings. We can agree with a well known columnist who said tallout shelters typify resignation instead ot determination "to/survive, in/a nation of chickens? Or worse, ^.nation 'offense time.'He asked, "Are we becOiWrjg "moles?" He' 'sbys ;a strong voice should rbe .saying, "The Ruslians aren T going lo make rne; crawl .into a'hale.", \ ; He points -up. the inadequacy ol public shelters. He figures that the'time element would tend to defeat efficiency of many of them; Then he ended his. remarks with this comforting phrase. "Khrushchev sits in his Kremlin knowing tnat night and day the .great bombers of'the Strategic Air -Command 'circle his -land, iready lo knock him out if he raises a pinkie in anger." * * \ * --!;'• THE 1.5 RULE FOR FRESHMEN . . . By Maury Crabbe, Member State Board of Regents, in Eagle Grove Eagle — The writer was surprised last week to learn that a great deal of public interest has been aroused by the Board of j Regent's ruling that a freshman student must achieve a 1.5 grade average to be allowed to enter the sophomore class. 1.5 is half way between a D and a C. ; ! Previously and, traditionally students who .passed their work which is 1.00 were allowed to stay in school but sometime placed on probation. 2.00 is required for graduation. The proposal of the new rule was made by the presidents and provosts of the three schools. It carried by a 7 to 2 vote of the Board fleW;6Kto|,out <fet^*Wfl%b!j isflnglilf lk<>I^i^,\mi«S&d mi' : --- t - y;:- ^ '•' »-v " in ft ctnu ^tf a« Jr f ftnK *CoUl)fi OJt* Wesley, vfere.honbfed, on the oc* e'asloh of tnelf golden Wedding M^rnM ; ,-:<:/' affair II j|,• r; ^ { ! fC>^«C% "ft ntto. . tftfflttkufr i tt.tkiu Ju.«U-«.£.b& *wJ«.»**A-»'-iL-'^iJ^iiJiL^it^iftffe.' '.Li-'ji TWHfrseVerl, yis'fi. M *'**'?' ami 'L '>' -li *^tf? * * J * ' ?* A .»u. v ^. »*.**.».. tf .v..» "P**^"'!"" *ifteiiff ro&tf&ffi^CrL,' Ain£&l£V sins* Cubes Started working fe«a*nv 't a fhed * OllnffiW Btoed harid «S«tI?iretlrtff' Haity says that |gf lWw SJ!]^ < te3BP^?fi« at 75 he feels he has darned'ft -• *• *• - -* •-• .*••+--fri .*.•-. Vacatlon. , . - - mafWed tint, 8, 1891 « Gtilt and* ffldvtfl' to -Wlsley fff 1600 whefe tHey opfifflted a-mefit maH ket which'was btlri'i; opef 1&41 by a son, Frtek, jr. f ftrt had gorteYOtif, tf«hlfckifiglyy;ne lighted & match.and , . \,l til-, » •!_>! , ugniecra'mawai'Hnu aceu argaret F; $igMy, * Tfpii gffs eroded., .* - , is, Wleek,..Mfilfbfr. Jtiriej *m. .„.*.. „*.,„„. ;»•,.'„ .-,„, •have, between them, -158 yearS of membership in the Rebekah and si£e«, eHiidfen\ in ttwii ffiai d*y wefe> te.rfceeivS fr&f aandjr ttm Ssnfa Glaus who tfas goiftg .to hold d6fon the fert in his hous^ on State street, And- there were .only stopping *&&& until; tipper Dei Algpna, —.•-I..(...'.. i If wan reported by MM. H* M. Smith, Algona . chairman, and Mrs. fid Cte'rirlchi county chairman, that the TB .Christmas Seal drive-fof funds was going over the: t6p. The response by county citizens,had been very good and the goal was certain to be reach- *j. ' ^'. '. , * • • y. rtpMW)-y w a,, «V*t Uni* *dene< hw found t B«* h«*llflg tabitaat* with th« utott- iiUsg Ability t* ihrlok h«mef- Atitt, Hop Itehlnjf, »nd r«ll««t fa took pl«c«. 16 tfUttdflttk that «ttff«rtrf m*<)« Utttttoififf «t«t«m«nti llk« "Pll^g bite «ft«ed to fcf * problenit» ' '.n>« tetrtt i* A tie* fc«Aliaff tub' utb^jL /m.iL .fi_jt..A\ .*f.i.k»_ i* «nb»Uri<!« in tupptmiri orider the n«m* Ai «U dim* "One of these day» I'm going to quit tfiii nU Mcei" A Weekfy Report jrom igh lights i CmpUmt tuf Ray After 10 months in office, I One could sense that Kennedy, 'resident John F. Kennedy has Who knows war as few men ound himself. We can expect know war, was talking with all from here on out that he will be the sincerity that he could mus- a more forceful chief executive, ter. And we believe he was talk- more sure of himself, and will ing not only to these men in give this, country 'the kind of uniform but to their wives, their leadership it demands and needs, -mothers, their sweethearts. with the writer' being, One of the two dissenting votes. The three state institutions of higher learning are faced with applications for admission beyond their ability to absorb them. State College-of Iowa is already operating at over capacity and all three institutions are now making Three events which occured in the past few days bear this out. One was the exclusive interview he gave to Izvestia, the Russian government newspaper, in which for the first time he was able to get across to the Soviet people the strong desire of the United States to preserve world peace. Secondly, Mr. Kennedy ap- , peared at his 19th news conference with the air of a man completely confident'in himself. Reporters covering that press meeting had. never seen the President so much in command of the situation. None of the questions were easy but he answered them r Reservists, he said, were called in to prevent a war, not fight a war. In these days when weapons are so terrible, the important thing is to maintain the peace, and these men are helping to do it. Above all, the President said firmly, the United States has committments all around the world. It intends to keep its word and stand behind these committ- ments. So the choice, as he phrased it, is between humiliation and holocaust. In other words, there is something between outright surrender and outright war. ;: Somehow, when the President Oh tao.'here.'friclu'ded-wefe 3 ,„„, zen Kane", with ,6&on! Welles ahd,a , gdod /cast; '•'Internatidnal Squadron", with -Ronald Jteagari, Olympe Bradna; Jaofes -gtepheli- sOh, William-, Luridigan;; Joan Jerry and J Reginald Denny I ahd "One Foot In 'Heaven"' With Fredric Mafch; . Martha Scotl, •Beulah 'Bond! and Gene Lockhart. Ahd. the-New Call theater was running bargain days, with admission 25 cents for adults and 10 cents for children at all matinees. « * * Here are ^ihe markets—heavy butchers, 20IJ-270 Ibs., $10; fat steers and fat yearlings, topped at $10.50; choice sheep, $11.25; no. 2 new white corn, 68 cents;, no. 2 new yellow corn, 60 Va cents; no. 2 new .mixed corn, 60 cents; 27 Ib. test white,oats, 40 cents; no. 2 yellow soybeans, $1.50; no. 3 barley, 42 cents; premium eg|s, 32 cents; sweet cream, 37' cents; and hens, over 5 Ibs., 14% cents. NEWS FROM ARIZONA The Algona Upper Des Moines Algona, la. Enclosed please find a check T **•»•!• , feed owl M*V«M, . MIHHEAPOUS *'«««•« lined the sacrifices many had made as a result. There isn't a thing wrong with ihe Kennedy Administration" that couldn't be rectified quickly — by just letting the publishing dyansty which controls Des Moines, Minneapolis and Look magazine run the show, and call the shots. * * * Maybe the thing to do is pit cur apes ogainst the Russian apes with the winners to r;cc'ive a lifelong supply of bananas. iil E. Cull Strtcl—Ph. CY -1-3533—Al«ona. Iowa Setonu cu:3i postage paid ai Algona, Iowa Is: ued Thursday in 1 ! )G1 By n-IE UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. K. IV WALLVK, Kditiir & Publbhci- DON SMITH, Nf ws Editor ' Mr;i;l.K PK'ViT, Advcrtisiii'.; Mgr .lAClv PUriCKi.L. Fo."fiii:m NATIONAL EDITORIAL NATIONAL nrji-Ul^EN'TAT SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN TRADE AREA .V: V' .-.I'. 1,1 ,-,ilv.-|j:i'i- _. ...... ii.OO ''!!> Al '.;••. I.-'IJK. : .s, in * ui- ; ;jji;.i .-:]., ;.. s -: >'c.!i- , ib.l-0 .•I'll' C'O.l-.S - . . . . . l.JC SUB£CEi?nGH HAILS OUTSIDE AREA jFF!C.;-:L CITY A;'O COUNTY NEWSPAPER At'VHnnsT.Mc; RATES on REQUEST have capacity to handle in 1962. : It is this fact that makes some program of 'eliminatfpn'nec'esscfry.' "me nfeiW rule will eliminate 700 or more students each year. There has already been a tightening of admission standards and now this new ruls is tightening up on requirements to stay in school even though admitted. It is the easiest way out of a bad situation for the school officials. However, it is in violation of the principles for which large tax supported state universities were established in America. We do not believe that- anyone who wants to and cari acquire a college education should be denied the opportunity. And we sincerely hope that principle will bt-come effective in Iowa again some day. But until facilities are provided to meet the demand for a college education some type of restriction must be practiced. We don't believe that the state should provide an education for the "slothful" and neither do v/e believe that the state should furnish an education only for the brillia'nt. But tha officials of our three institutions have decided that the best way to keep enrollment within their abilites to handle them is make it harder to get in and harder to stay there. Per sonolly we would rather see them draw names out of a hat or shut off admissions when the maximum number is reached on a first come first served basis. That would seem to us to be l!ic more democratic way and more in line with tax supported educational goals. w * * An Emmetsburg jokester found a long-dead pheasant rooster and has propped it up in a weed patch near a well-traveled county road. Us has attached a sign to the bird but we are not revealing the message to any unwary road hunters who take a shot at the decoy. They will find out when they go over to pick up the hoax. From a distance, a farmer is keeping an ear tuned for any shooting; he will pass on any interesting information to his friend in town, the jcker. Good hunting, men I * * * About the hardest work for a man is look- inrj pleasant while his wife introduces him to a fc-ilow to whom she was once engaged. e o pi-j'PlIf^ i Jt^T Li Lliissj LI4ii I jr V 4. £3 r ' fft C$ ir, V-. A Ot *r-/lgl3lfc V* I i-malL a SUBSGRl- EEK, AS oum The UPPER DES MOINES Reach ;.:j 6,000 families this issue. an occasion or two he was inspiring. There was more evidence of the "New Kennedy" when he executed a sweeping series of changes at the very top level in the State Department. While the public announcements didn't say so the President was starting to knock heads together. Some of the changes had long been needed but Mr. Kennedy bent over backward not to hurt feelings. In the months after Kennedy was sworn in as President he was not a timid man but, by the same token, there was some forcefulness missing. This could be detected in his press conferences and his public appearances around the country. Perhaps there were many reasons for this, not the least of which was the way he narrowly squeaked through to victory. Out of more than 60,000,000 votes cast, Kennedy won by only 100,000 votes. This was not the kind of resounding victory to make a man feel he was picked to lead the country by an overwhelming majority of the voters. Kennedy got off l o an inauspicious start and at a time when the American people were looking for action. The Congress was controlled by his own party but it was reluctant to buy the Kennedy program in full. The relationship with Russia did not improve and new troubles developed m Berlin, in Cuba and in Southeast Asia. Quite understandably, the President had to feel his way along. Any mis-step, any miscalculation and the United States could be plunged into a disastrous nuclear war. These worries showed on the President's face I hey were reflected in the way he commented on world matters. —o-— Without a doubt the American people, have swung behind the President following the latest Berlin crisis. Public opinion polls showed his popularly increasing. And the confidence of Amor icans in their President is on the upgrade. At this recent press conference in question Kennedy gave the appearance of increased self-confidence and of a new suit ness of what he is doing. And he exhibited a determination to make mil- ions of Americans understand the complexities of problem., ' -'-.11 too often are that Mr. Kennedy all at once had . Our, Weather has had a slight '.grown big in stature. "cold" ,but now the sun is out so.-HBigoefi the. "temp" to the .low »'Kui«».! f n>fl'*tB!'!.'<' 70's. Just right for everything. , I am keeping house for an air force captain and two boys, ages 8 and 9 years. They lost their mother nearly three years ago. They are such nice kids but all boys, so never have a dull moment. We live in a nice three bedroom,, two bath A.F. home. Only fault to find is to-much "glass" to keep clean. The whole east side of long living room is glass. Lots of noise as we are one mile from the landing strips. Mostly F-100's out here. But many jets at all times besides other planes. My boss is an Instructor out here. He flies a lot on weekends taking students all over, landing etc. at other places, so they learn the how of the get "in and out" ropes. There are 750 houses in this one project. So you see its really a big deal out here. They have a large Air Defense project also. I belive they use 900 men on it. Thanks for having kept on sending my paper. Mrs. Gladys M. Barker 1529 E. Almerica fld. Phoeniz 6, Ariz. FROM THE FILES OF THE ALGONA UPPER DES MOINES Dec. 11, 1941 * * * The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Dec. 7 resulted in anxiety for many area families who had serviceman sons, husbands or relatives in the South Pacific. An Algona lady, Mrs. Jessie Turner, had received a telegram from the War Department stating that her son, Bill, 22, a private in the U.S. Marines, had been seriously injured during the air attack on Pearl Harbor. At least 14 seryice- men from Kossuth county were known to be stationed, on land or ships, in the vicinity of Pearl Harbor or the Philippines, and at least one civilian laborer from Algona was employed as a painter on Wake island. The whereabouts and condition of the men were unknown—due to the sudden attack and the fact that so many were injured or killed by the Japs. President Roosevelt had stated to the American public that any rumors picked up by citizens should not be passed on because any fifth column attempts by enemy agents in this country would be aided by such baseless information. Following the attack, many county men enlisted in various branches of service and the sale of Defense Bonds and Stamps, which had not been very encouraging previously, soared. Thus began almost four years of war for Kossuth county — and practically every other area of : the world. INSURANCE A. J., (Arnle) Ricklefa Hospita'lizatioh Health & Accident Life — Auto — Fire — Hail , 2 E. State ;' , CY -M52U ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY i J. R. (Jim) KOLP Surety Bonds — AH Lines of Insurance ^ CY 4-3176 206 E. State ractor BLOSSOM INSURANCE AGENCY All Lines of Insurance Automobile - Furniture Loan 7 N. Dodge Phone CY 4-2735 Dr. D. D. Arnold Chiropractor. Over .Penney's Office t'none — ex 4-3373 nours: y;00 — 5:UU Open Friday Wigto Monday — wetuuaday,— Fridaj Dr. William L. Clegg Chiropractor 521 K. State St. Hours: y:00 — 6:00 thru Sat a:OQ — 9:00 Friday Ph. Off. CY 4-4677 Res. CY 4-34C( NEW ELECTRIC . . * 8rm 8a ' e * e9son wa * on blast. Three sales were com ' n £ U P m tn »* immediate area within the next week, and in each case the sa ' es weve com " CLEANING 24 HOUR SERVICE CALL CY 4.2104' Days CY 4*3892 Ive, LAING'S PLUMBING & HEATING BOHANNON INSURANCE SERVICE 5 N. Dodge Phone CY 4-4443 Home - Automobile - Farm • Polio Insurance CHARLES D. PAXSON Dwelling, Auto, Liability, Life, General . Phone CY 4-4512 KOSSUTH MUTUAL INSURANCE ASSOCIATION Over $74,000,000 worth of insurance in force. CY 4-3756. Scuffham, Sec'y INS. AGENCY For : Auto, House, Household Goods, and Many Other Forms. Phone CY.. 4*373/3 Ted S. Herbst Farm Bureau Mutual Ins, Co. Affiliated with Farm Bureau Auto (with $10 Deductible) . Life * Hail * Tractor Phone CY 4-3351 Don Stark, M$r, DOCTORS MELVIN G. BOURNE, M. D. Physician & Surgeon lib W. Moore bt. Office phone CY 4-2345 Resident pnone CY 4-JW7? J. N. JCENEFICK, M. D. Physician & Surgeon 21U W. State Street CWiee phone CY 4-2353 Resident phone CY 4-2814 CAROL L. PLOTT. M. D. 110.N. Moore Street Practice Limited to Surgery Oliice Hours by Appointment CYpress 4-4864 Ulfice CYpress 4-4331 Residence JOHN M. SCHUTTEH, M. D, liesidence Phone CY 4-2335 DEAN F, JCQOB, M. D, Residence Phone CY 4-4917 Pnysicians & Surgeons 22U No, .Uodge, Algona Office Phone CSf 4-4400 OPTQMeTlfltSTS C, 8UNPST Representi«g State i'srm Ip. Qo, go. fhi$pa St, Phone CV 4-2341 In ihis business of ours we are not frequently moved by what a prominent figures says or how he says it. Perhaps we are indifferent because we have to listen to too many people on too many subjects. But when President Kennedy began talking about the men just called back into the military service . . .. we jj tha , was something else again FUNIRAl SERVia m OALE W, The gqiMtable'LUe Society 0 o The Burt, Iowa CRAWFORD ! - . 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