The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 17, 1962 · Page 13
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 13

Publication:
Location:
Algona, Iowa
Issue Date:
Tuesday, April 17, 1962
Page:
Page 13
Start Free Trial
Cancel

STEEL AND ECONOMIC STABILITY "CRUSHING DEFEAT ?" The decision of all major, steel producers.to, raise their prices $6 a ton brought a well-ad- served rebuke from the President of the. United States. Steel and its dost to manufacturers is a bdiic component of the price levels ultimately charged the consumer or purchaser. When steel goes '•. up, you can just about expect other commodities to follow suit. Despite what steel executives have said in their own defense, their operating statements of profit and loss do not show that they have been hurting. Nor are the steel mills operating toddy at full, capacity. In addition, a recent series of negotiations led to "holding the wage line" with steel worker unions. The steel firms who originally decided to boost their prices changed their minds, Friday, when the government moved to begin a price-fixing Investigation. The price increase has been canceled. '.-',-' However, In general terms of economic stability - in other vyords to keep the cdst of living from going up regularly — there are some Tether factors worth considering, even by the ^President of the United States. One is that government itself, as the largest single spender of money in the nation, can ,d_o its own part to help maintain economic stability. If the government allows its own funds to be continually gobbled up in "cost plus" contracts that add to the final and total expense 7f projects, it Is making its own_ contribution to Inflation. If government employees are given wage Increases, it is no different in effect on costs and ultimate results than if the steel unions had been given a wage increase. The steel industry leaders deserved a rebuke on their decision, and got it. But the U.S. government itself should apply some of the same principles to its own operations "as it is asking of private industry. * * * Some of our friends who have wintered in the south and southwest, have had considerable chance to study our great desert areas. They all agree it's fine in the winter, but haven't too many kind words in general for deserts. Yes, they can be barren, hot and dangerous. But let's not forget that the father of astronomy was born in one desert, and the founder of our religion in another. * * * Make it a habit to keep youf feet on the [•round and you'll never have far io fall — The /remont Gazette. * * * Tomorrow is the greatest labor.saving device of today. Upper 111 E. Call Street—Ph. CY 4-3535—Algona, Iowa Second class postage paid at Algona, Iowa Issued Tuesday in 1962 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 American Newspaper Representatives, Inc. 404 Fifth Ave., New York 18, N. Y. SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN TRADE AREA Due Year, In advance $4.00 Both Algona papers, in combination, per year S8.00 Single Copies _ ._ lOc SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE AREA One Year, In advance $5.00 Both Algona papers. In combination, per year $7.00 No subscription less than B months. OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING RATES ON REQUEST What Is termed a "crushing defeat" for . Mayor Richard Ddley ih news stories ( last week from Chicago concerns the thumbs down given by voters of that city to a proposed bond,Issue for $66 million. The proposed bonds were to be used to finance urb<m renewal, sewers, street lighting, bridges, viaducts and municipal buildings, ' Because; Mr. Ddley was the mayor, and had backed the ; proposed bond issues, the defeat of the proposal at the polls was interpreted as a personal s|ap in the face to Daley, and afforded much gl$e in republican circles. In the.isame election, democrats won all seven Superior Court contest! in Cook count/.' >We rather suspect that the voters of CKi- cago did n«t have in mind Mdyfor DaleyY or either the republican or democratic parties, when they defeated the bond issJeV '. , ., ; The voters were probably fully aware by voting in favor'of a $66'million bond'issue,'that bond issue v/ould have to be paid for, and that meant increased taxes. And they also, know that regardless of which party is in power, a windfall of $66 million is a nice little nestegg for any administration tq play'with. They defeated it. We are! more inclined .to think that the election of the Superior'Court judges indicated 'the'political preference of the citizens of Chicago, and that the outcome of the bond issue indicated their "pocketbook preference." * * * THAT NEW "IOWA STEAK" When members of the Iowa Beef Producers Ass'n finish their banquet Wednesday evening, April 18, in Des Moines, they will settle back for a program. During the program they will find which name, out of some, 4,000 suggestions offered, has been selected for a certain-cut of steak which is to be indentified with the State of Iowa. This contest evidently developed because we have New York cuts and Kansas City cuts, and certainly there should be an Iowa cut. This particular cut is made from the top sirloin portion of the sirloin. , •. • There were a lot of fancy names suggested, and one of them will probably win. But with all the beef cattle produced in the state, maybe a good, simple name like "Iowa Cut Sirloin'" wouldn't be far wrong. SHUMAN'S NEIGHBOR DISAGREES i ,;;''.,. ' '. .;,•:.;....•>...(. •;••••;, Chicago,American — A Central Illinois farmer says* the American, Farm §yredu's proposed cropland retirement program dbes not have the support of farmers in the home county of farm bureau president Charles Shuman. Ed Hortenstine, Moultrie county, III., testified at a House agriculture committee hearing on the farm bureau program. The plan tails for government land-rental payments to farmers who voluntarily idle cropland in an effort to cut surplus grain production/ • . -. • Hortenstine, who operates a 240-acre farm, said he and Shuman have been neighbors in Moultrie county for more than 30 years "but we widely differ in our views on this program." Hortenstine said he supports the Kennedy administration farm proposal which Is based on mandatory acreage controls for specific surplus crops. The Illinois farmer cited several recent developments to back up his contention that most Moultrie county farmers disagree with Shuman's plan and with the farm bureau leader's opposition to administration farm programs. Hortenstine said about 75 percent of the total cropland of Moultrie and Coles counties was enrolled in the administration's 1961 feed grain program, which Shuman opposed. "And within the past year, several other farm groups have enrolled upward of 200 farm families in their membership, most of which have belonged to farm bureau at one time or another," the farmer added. Hortenstine testified also that last July, Moultrie county farmers elected a new county agricultural stabilization committee which is "100 percent for the present farm program." "This indicates that the farm bureau's soil bank program is not acceptable even in Mr. Shuman's home county," Hortenstine said. Hortenstine told the House committee he operates a typical family farm. He said he came here "on my own, and at my own expense," to present his views. THESE WOMEN! Byd'Ale39io ed at the'pree&Mng meetfflg Wete sale'ofgaWeB seeds j Jtefls Sorensefl, dOwiffiaMitj Wll but .fefiler,fiefli6r;vlrt |6fflffian &&, Elmer Jaipetsosj, 'jutlCr vice WlvD ' U> J«lllUBWUi uu«« w» • j drjeyj :taitied ; - 'a ,1 eejjse ta «AL during "•-*'- ^eek ffot&lthe coitaty.elerp • ' '' ^ ^,'*'jt -i« *L-' J witfi 'Ja*ne 'All teachers Iff the AlgSni pub- ,&A;iuh - if§ chodi w *;--— t~» . mL. *ni.ii.» >•_>- A _J t*dhi«J.«iA*i4-a fm* t The Algona city council drew .*,*;••>;, ditiateuth^uw-ntt^nn-n) and up a resolution during its regular . Jimthic".-Neville,, fwltl6ly»knbwji';wlth f thcefe new P"Wft » be meeting Thursday night protesting Algona shoe man-whose ads ap^ - filled, it irfeant 10 ^hew teachers & proposed IS percent increase in peared with regularity In the were due to be signed, one of the telephone rates by the Northwest- It/oM, was loaded with specials, teachers who wouldnot return wds fern Bell Telephone Co. The reso- 'Here are a few ^ children's all- Bes«hd Godfrey, whtf HfidI taught lation was to be sent' to the Fed- leather oxfords; 88 ».cents< ^eiji'si first ;grade-here.for26 years. (She eral Communications Commission 'Hew dress oxfords,- $3.SSf, neckties, had pitt Oh'.tJitftteandS of ove^hoes at Washington, D.C., the manager .24 cents; and ladies' slippers, $1.19. .and coats during that leflgth of of x the telephone company at Des . ... time). The school board had re- Moines and Gov. George Wilson '!U he doesn't «how up fcwon't be a TOTAL low ';;» . look, your picture was on the society ' page this morning!" Matty other towns and cities in the state were also filing protests over the increase proposal. * + * Algona high school's track team dumped Emmetsburg in a dual meet, 73 1/3—60,1/3, but failed to do very well at the Pocahontas 'Belays two days later. At' Poca< h'ontas, Algona entered 'eight events and managed to place in FROM THE FILESOF TttET cetttly vbtedjpay* Increases of $225 for all teachers, - f . -. •;*••'.. ' An estimated 200 persons attended the spring meeting * of the North Central Associatiori of Congregational-Christian Churches 'at the Congregational church Tuesday. Revi-.Gerald Hallauer of the local church was host pastor and registrar atid W. Earl Hall, Mason City,:served as moderator. Dis- was hi n. K v ^^- m ^ . Highlights events ana manageu iu jjiutc m FROM THE FILES OF THE , :^»yi- <"•• *»•*• "° ««««--•«»• ~"- dnly ,three, including a .pair of A LGONA UPIJER DES MOINES cussion groups were to be featur- ;thlrds and a fifth. 1 . Apr.'22, 1952 • ' '"•" ed> " * ' v . .*•'*.*' . . . . -•[ . One of the items in, Odds and Four area buttermakers wound * ' * ' .'*' ' " ' Ends by Russ Waller came from up with top ratings in an educa- ; A county-wide meeting of the fa Brunson, former Algona attor- tional butter scoring contest at Kossuth County Conservation Lea- n< iy located in Michigan. Mr. Williamsburg Wednesday. Harold gu e was slated to be held at the Brunson ' sent a clipping on the Glienke and Irwin Seeman, Al- VFW hall at Burt Apr. 23. James.,.. Abject of talking to yourself and gona. Russ Medin, Whittemore, Harlan, assistant; director,'of Ui^r the article referred to talking to and Martin Bleich, Bancroft, all state Conservation ; .Cpmmissjipn, .yourself as,-in emotional laxative, placed at the top in the event. Des Moines, was ;tp 'bte featured, jt also stated that it is good for a * * * , speaker. ; < person to talk things over with The Happy Birthday , Club met **.'". 'j 5 < himself\and;that it could get rid ^ -• •• An A |g ona bowlliig} alley' pr<w of someipf;t(ie tensions and frns- The super-secret Central Intelli- would also do away with need for gence Agency is getting a long a Federal income tax. There were look from several directions^. for some 700 government agencies Wednesday" at Fenton "and held an the first time in its existence. Per- listed which are said to be in e i ect j on O f officers. Mrs. Francis prietor, 'Harold Brandt,;; made it trations'of the day. haps this is a result of the Cuban competition with private industry, Ware was name d president, Mrs. regular practice to give a pencil . ' • "• fiasco. Or one of the other reasons by Wm. Stone, chairman of the Amos Berkland, vice president, sfo any woman bowler that topped City Policemen Cecil: McGlnnis may be that back in 1960 it rang self-styled National Committee for Mrs Edna B oitnott, secretary, ,i 8 5 on one of his alleys. He gave and Al ; Boekelrrian (Cec u is now .the bell about a perilous "missile Economic Freedom, which favors Mrs De nnis Hendrickson, tregsur- laway 1 a 'lot of pencils — and one w fth North Central Public Service gap", and then later proceeded to for the suggested bill. TVA would erj and Mrs Chrls Thompson and , 0 f the last gals to win one was and Al is police chief) spent a few prove that the gap was fictitious. be one of the big governmental Mrs A j Kennedy, flower com- Mrs. Harold Brandt - his wife. It anxious hours Wednesday after a * * * , ' projects Included, as well as REA, mittee took her eight months'to get into 3-year old boy showed up with Senator Stuart Symington (D- navy yards, arsenals and ord- , * , a ^^,» j^ / streaming down his face Mo.) recalls that his own party nance plants etc. Not much would Among candidates to, file for, of-!. - . • . The policemen, after questioning charged three was a missile gap be left in theiway of Federal iei- fice here during the week were •'the^MWta'leriar'unloi here was found out the boy had strayed ^fi^/ U L P ^/^rS^ ±i ^ffi. Z? AT5 ^!__Kinsey, Hemocra^county sponsoring ^ for collection from the familpar'and ha^i b e |un his parents. He didn't but the officers man- • * * T vt. * JVWWKMW w»wv«*Q >»>v o —w»»f — o —— -— o"« U16 IcUIlliy DaCK 10* cumbents. G. W. Bleich, Burt, the m ini st ers had arranged to gether for the trip home, filed nomination papers for .the • . • office of representative from Kossuth county on the Democratic ticket. downward" the missile gap. This performance, the Senator said, was rather fascinating. The missile gap was created by the CIA and then was eliminated by the CIA. * * * ' Other senators arc suggesting that as neither Congress or the American people know much about tht CIA, its payroll, or how effectively it spends money, there should be set up a special House-r Senate committee as a "watchdog'\ otter CIA'," much as the Joint Results Count A sale slated to start at 10 a.m. last Thursday morning in q lopa! store had to start early to allow the crowd of assembled shoppers into the store and out of the slush and snpwy weather prevailing. In the first two hours, this store rang up $3,000 in cash sales. This early response to the sale items offered was due entirely — and only — to a combination of excellent merchandise items and prices offered, AND the store ad placed in THE ALGONA UPPER DES MONIES, the only medium with timing to open a Thursday sale.- NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING IS AtWAYS A WELCOME GUEST IN THE HOME. - AND THE ONLY ONE THAT IS SURE TO RIACH ANP REMAIN THERE UNTIL THOROUGHLY DIGESTED. FROM THE FILES OF THE To stimulate further interest ih Victory Gardens, the K o s s u t h County Fair board announced a special ,set of prize awards would be presented in'that division. Products from the gardens, which .wepe, to be no,, larger than^,600 Professional Directory ' '' Atomic Energy Committee watch- ALGONA UPPER DES MOINES es over doings of the equally cret Atomic Energy Commission. This is recommended by Senator Stephen A. Young (D-Ohio) one. «t-t~ft f f • ,~ •*: " i. •, a* t square feet, were to be judged and $5, $3 and $2 awards presented to winners in the various divisions . « » in the form of defense savings New officers were to be installed stamps. Everyone was being urged Apr. 21, 1942 for during "a meeting of the Algona to plant a Victory Garden and the VFW post Wednesday night. Elect- prizes were expected to *up the A. J. (Arniej R&klefs ' Hospitalization Health & Accident Life — Auto — Fire — Hail 2 E. State •- CY 4-4529 What caused the cost of living Index to rise' three-tenths of one percent in February? ... The U.S. Dept. of Labor says it was due to higher food prices due to bad weather that hurt southern vegetables, fruits, and that prices of some manufactured goods and "or medical care also rose. Economists still maintain, however, that the February rise does not mark the beginning of a new in You Can Address Questions To Him At BOX 66 KALISPELL, MONTANA ts<a * ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY. J. 1 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 4-2735 BOHANNON INSURANCE SERVICE 5 N. Dodge Phone CY 4-4443 Home - Automobile - Farm Polio Insurance KOSSUTH MUTUAL INSURANCE ASSOCIATION Over $74,000,000 worth of insurance in force. CY 4-3756. Lola Scuffham, Sec'y Dear Dan: I'm as gabby as any girl when I'm in a crowd of girls national "ake'ofTYhey'' had" £ and boys but let a bov get me out on the dance floor and I get all pained Lblt for aE a year, tongue-tied and don't jcnowwhat to say. I usually don't say anything Wnuu thp imnpnrline -Sfi a ton erica and then I feel embarrassed. H«? for ffi S I threat to sta* Also, what does it mean when a boy starts singing the song you're rise for steel is a threat to sta ^.^ ^ . n ^ ^ ^ eyer ^ goftly , _ Migs Worried Uimy ' • Dear Miss Worried: You're placing too much stress on the conversa- - tion while dancing. Actually, none is needed. You can ahvays comment Should the American taxpayer bout the dance itselfi the crow d; the music, the occasion and school be soaked $1 billion for construe. ' if feel have to talk . tion costs alone to provide a toll- ' Wnat does it mean wnen a boy starts singing while you're dancing ? free waterway for steel corpora* ^ guy j ust fee j s roman ti c and even if he doesn't sound like Fabian, tions in the Youngstown, Ohio,- en j oy tne ad ded treat, area? Congressman James E. * * * Van Zandt (R-Pa.) says no. Testi- . Dear Dan: I'm a 17-year-old girl and the boy I go with gets angry fying before the proposal at a pub- quite eas jiy. when he does get mad and he's leaving my house, he makes, lie hearing conducted by Army En- j he ^ res on his car squeal and then the whole neighborhood gets mad gineers, he called it highly du- and ra j se the dickens with my parents, bious. The proposal is to build 3 H OW can j break him of this bad habit ? — Steady Reader, canal connecting the Ohio River Dear Steady Reader; If your boy friend is as old as you, tell him and Lake Erie. He acknowledged j t ' S a bout time he began acting his age. I'm sure if you tell him you it might help the steel mills, but W0 n't be able to go out with him anymore unless he stops the sound Phone CY 4-3351 uon tatam, Mgr. asked what it would do to other effects, that should have some results. ~ forms of freight transportation and ' * * * the economy in general. He also Dear Dan, My best friend is very selfish, very stingy and very un- further move to fair. She never wants to do anything I want to-do and if I don't let her HEHBST INS. AGENCY For Auto, House, Household Goods, and Many Other Forms. 1 Phone CY 4-3733 Ted S. Herbs* Farm Bureau Mutual Ins. Co. Affiliated with Farm Bureau Auto (with $10 Deductible) Life - Hail - Tractor opposed any spend tax money on the St. Law-, have her way, she goes home and won't have anything to do with me rence seaway. unless I phone her and apologize. This happens at least once a week and * * * j'pj getting very tired of it. Please tell me what to do to save our friend- bv the Chicaeo & North ship and my sanity. We're 13 and 14. — E. p. D_y me umtato &. i>orm w -v ^ p . y^,^ catering to your friend too much. The next time a runs home and waits for the phone to ring, let her wait and wait. '. — you know j t> she'll be phoning you and saying "What's the mat.*_„ —.. mn ^ ot m .« ?» Friendships are only good when there is RATES, Harold C. Sundet CY 4-2341 A move Western railway to eliminate its '400" and "Rochester trains was denied the hearings. Another year of operation was ordered be- ## muctl ' fore any further consideration was Are you mad at me rnmmpi-pp Pnm tCT-T Are you iu«u «i IUP : »• *«-"M»'»|l«» «•*• »""J e«"w ••••"" »»»••»— R f T owa commerce torn- ^ l much g f ve in t hem as there is take and you've been giving entirely Burt - lowi * DALE W. LOCKWOOP The EauUa,ble'Life Assurance Society Of The United States . Phone 201 A. Representing FEDERATED INSURANCE Twin Cities, the Rochester "400" from Mankato to Chicago. Claims of the railroad that there was not substantial use of the trains was disallowed. fe back again this summer as a Ufe- it will mean I'll-ppVe tp wprk five Modern One-Stop Insurance Service nights a week untif 10 o'clock and my social life will be just about ruin- Business"— Home — Car ^- Life ed Not only that but my bgy friend sayg if I'll he busy f|ve night a week, phone CY 44955 so'will he and I know just what he means. There are about three girls p.p. Box 337. Algojiji, Iowa who would give their right wms to go with him and if I wasn't JOHN T. TIELEBEJN • " ' ' Life Ins. Co. One of |he most remarkable „, ,.„ ,,„.,„_- _ suggestions in modern times has yjgVs what I advise," Then y»W'U been introduced by Congressman * James B. Utt (R-Cal) in the House, His "Liberty proposes to eliminate of the Federal government" which in any way compete with private industry. This, he says, would decrease the budget by about $45 billion a year and would require around to protect my interests, 1 know I'd lose him f»r sure. Just what 11 _ J P |iN1 Ji 1 ? Bhould I doln this case ? Honestly, i'm worried sick. ~ Miss Lifeguard. Lutheran Mutual 8 ' Uear JlKegMrt! *WWr »nd swimming are still many weeks "An old Line Legal Reserve Co." '- the future »»d if ypu Pin get a daytime Job between ww and then, 114 So. Main £<« *.« ,. , -i r _j..s— mi,« n .,™,'n hoi»> fewer probjenis, won't you ? U4 So. Algona, la . Ph. CY 4-4539 , . . eie«ce and wants .,,, — ^ , cause there's pot a way in fee wprW C?r ew girte to fW out wgat ppened and actually we didn't do anything wrong- the government to dispose of $any about $262 billion in assets now W you were in PW lbo§$, whs* w«uld yjw dp ? H/ar No Squab" Pfe*s«, too many people wart tfi W* l» e , H» ' pair of sbfles apd I dflfl't apprecwte tt» fl*. Tw, yftur grls fiad out but bow would you two feel if your girls pulled the j '!•'• wii.;*."".*-* ^,^^-ff,ir r fl>V..jlv?. actor •'•'"• DirM): D. Arndd Chiropractor Over Penney'a Office Phone — CY 4-3373 Hours: 0:00 — 5:00 Open Friday Nigh* Monday—Wednesday—Friday Dr. William L. Clegg r Chiropractor 521 E, State St. Hours: 9:00 — 6:00 thru Sat 9:00 — 9:00 Friday Ph. Off. CY 4-4677 Res. CY 4-3469 DOCTORS MELVIN G. BOURNE, M. D. Physician & Surgeon 118 'N. Moore St Office phone CY 4-2345 Resident phone CY 4-2277 .J. N. KENEFICK. M. D. Physician & Surgeon 218 W. State Street Office phone CY 4-2353 Resident phone CY ',4-2614 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 JOHN M. SCHUTTER, M. D, Residence Phone CY 4-2335 DEAN F. KOOB, M. D, Residence Phone CY 4-4917 Physicians & Surgeons 220 No. Dodge, Algona Office Phone CY 4-4400 OPTOMETRISTS DR. L. L, SNYDER Optometrist 113 East State Algona Telephone CY 4-2715 Closed Saturday Afternoons &H, SAWYER and ERIQK80W , Eyes Examined Contact Lenses Hearing Aid Glasses 8 East State Street T,U A'S 0 / 1 *' r owa Phone CYpress 4-2189 Hours; 9:00 a.m. to. 5:00 Cloied Saturday '" Optometrist Visual Anay&is & .Visual Trailing Contact. Lenses 108 South Harlan 6t (Home Federal Bldf DENTISTS 08, $AM, B, HOmiAM Qffice »n Home Federsflfidg. Office phone CY 4-4341 OIL j, B, PhPA« 6Y 4-2334

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free