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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 13, 1957
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(la.l U PP »f D« MoloM thuFtdciy, Juirt. 18,1*5? REASONS FOR LOVING DADDY DRAMATIC FARM DEBT CHANGE* Federal Reserve Bahfc 6f Chicago MonJhiy With Fathers Day just around the corner R ev i ew __ Changes in the farm borrowing pattern tit's next Sunday in ease you haven't got that over the past te n years reflect the dramatic de' ' ' ' ••-'--—"" velopmen ts which have taken place in agriculture, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Writing in its June monthly review, the bank Hsektie and those stretchy socks for him yet) it It appropriate and fitting to report on a recent prelect of the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade pupils 6f a Hollywood, Calif., public school. says that production expenses per farm have risen The youngsters were aske^d to write themes near i y 50 pe r cent since 1947 and capital outlays , ... .. __ ^f. r\^.JJ.j" r*t\*4 t-iarn rtro .. . ;»_ii ._ 1«««1 i*«M*4jMfafvtbtttQ bftrl fnrJYl lYlfl- brt the "Importance of Daddy", and here are SXcerpts from their writings! "I love Daddy because . , . "he tells me Hflht from wrongl" "he is understanding and loveablel" "he loves me!" and "he gives me money" . .. these four reasons were most generally expressed. Here are some more: "I love Daddy because he does not look iike Elvis. He is so nicel He wraps packages keen. He does not eat spinach." 'rS'/My Daddy is nice. He takes care of us. He loVes my mommy's family. He loves everyone." "My vDqd/i» handsome, and he plays the 'jr6mbone ; gpod." "I love him becuz he buy my caklit mallt (adult translation, chocolate malt)" , . , also, "he lets my dog sleep with me." And a very important point with many Children ; . . "He kisses me good night." As children of this age find no need to be very secretive, here is what one young / man ifarote . . . "My Dad has all sorts of things in flie basement. When he comes home, which iin't very often, he comes out in the backyard Bnd talks to us. He's in the car business, so he took us to the Used Car' lots. Sometimes it gets boring ...".,. A . •'•~ The boys and girls ,are all very proud of their Pop when he tinds time to help them in their projects. They also like to have Daddy display a little humor and personality with their playmates ... as many of them plainly Said, "he is funny and nice to my friends." lor buildings, land improvements and farm machinery have increased even more. Paralleling these changes has been a 45 per cent boost in, the average size of bank loans to farmers. Moreover, a larger proportion of borrowed funds are now used to buy or improve farm land and purchase machinery and foundation livestock. During the past decade, farming both in the Midwest and the nation also has become more specialized. Reflecting this .shift, Midwest bo|- rowers whose farms are classified as "general" now account for a smaller portion of total credit outstanding than they did ten years .ago. Specialized livestock and cash grain farmers, on the other hand, account for a larger portion. Total U. S. farm debt currently is estimated at $18 billion, more than double the 1947 figure. Commercial banks have provided about one- third of the $10 billion increase in debt which has occurred. The trend toward larger, farms,- greater investments in capital equipment and mounting cash oultays for operating purposes, the Reserve bank states, should maintain a Strong demand for farm credit in the years ahead. Bank debts currently average about. $2,400 per farm borrower in the Corn Belt and $1,800 in the Dairy Belt. But even a better indicator of the large part credit plays in farm operations is the number of borrowers having debts of $2,000 • or more. In the Corn Belt over 35 per cent of the farm borrowers have outstanding bank debt of at least this amount. According to the Reserve bank, only 25 per cent of the farmers in dairy areas had Behind the Movie Sets BODDYMASOK sortie attempts Rooney. rteal This" Iftciudes *Vf?k f e °y'^ oh | R Ai ck0 i NoHre- —- -- un «,,«™ niH^- the Jbhft Behnkehdorf farm tantly surprises his leiiow m«£, gfy^ W g re destroyed t ^r.iS'BS^ s!?«s< k s *, j£»flps*S3r fe& SSIASPS dialogue written in this style. "J^g ^a. In same tottn,- * * •* .. .. ...u4/,u had already was standing the moisture saturated out of its ships, corn which been re-planted, under water as mgt ac sown. - o - , { , : out that little Mtt» theatrical scene, rated their respeeuma^ flourish, or at least a buildup en- tention. - All ^™m*£™$& t -ed b The Mick* wow -tfanee, a Dimple salutatiott might un-notlced by uiw m.«~ »-- ^having trouble due, to the gall the Rooney sense of fitness, laughter ^. »»«.*¥** bu; the «tremely heavy amount o£ Elder troupers refer to a man a nd, drink /o Mickey but tne wrtrmeiy n y ^ ^ born and raised in show business admiration P*<M*rufonto the. mature, . auo. ^ - h ' d '"' wrt " fefefeSKS feast. t H e drove the tractor and plow on the bridge Saturday and when he went to check the bridge Sunday it was gone. The machinery , , , -'^od M morningF"To"ibe candidly -was found upside the) Young vaudeville couples found frank, ofle of Rooney's ; finest per- swollen creek. .. 9 * . , i • i_A_ . . j_ «K*T^<itr< rfitron itv tne proper padding ... kets, this section could be transformed easily into an ideal temporary crib. Basked the t>$* of ,Uie chop—:bot tlie *hop1" - : - - • • " ' 'I tit ( : . -^ K&TERBA — WHAT'S FREE? — If you're him very comfortable. With a teddy-bear or favorite toy for company, he was quite safe for the few minutes required to dp their "turn." These backstage babies literally grew up in the business. They learned to crawl, toddle, walk and,do a time-step in natural progression. In similar sequence, they'd prattle, croon a few notes of recognizable melody, talk and, soon after, start to memorize and mimic every other act on the bill. Rooneyi 20.XBBS AGO tN THE FROM THE FILES OF THE was attacked by an enraged bull at his farm home a mile and a half northwest of Wesley ' Mbn- day night. Mr Eden was attempting to put the animal in the barn at the time of the attack. The animal knocked Mr Eden into a newly constructed barbed Wire fence and charged and. tossed him several times. Mr Edert's presence of mind saved his life. He forcefully thrust a finger intq tho bull's eye, then\rolled under the fence and made his get away. He I was cut and bruised, but after! ^r^L-ss. ws,ji coS^s^? jttszssstt ™rM- iBEs Es^«s^r^ Money and material things also seemed i oans totaling $2,000 or more. The larger debts , ,.j ... : .L r_.u-./, u«:«« be closely associated with Father's being. All of the youngsters did very definitely agree oh one point ... they love their Daddy! * * * Lfeis FRANKING BY CONGRESSMEN 'MldrlT j HELP SHAVE POSTAL DEFICIT A LITTLE- ' t ' : , Belmond Independent — We read the other day that a "bookkeeping adjustment" takes care Of the expense of mail franked to their home constituents (and others) by members of the U. S. Congress. Now if the government will just fix it so we can pay our income taxes by means of a "bookkeeping adjustment" — involving their books, and not ours — everything will be hunky- dory. But until tfhat time arrives, we d be mucn obliged if our U. S. senators and representatives would exercise a little restraint in utilizing their franking privileges. With all the hullabaloo that's accompanied the efforts of Congress to make Postmaster General Summerfield cut corners, it would help if the lawmakers would engage in a bit more "do as I do," rather than so much "do as I say." If the congressmen would arbitrarily set a sensible limit upon the amount of franking that each could do, it just MIGHT help the post office department wabble a bit closer to breaking even in its operations. What prompts this outburst is receipt by The Independent and FOUR members of The Independent family of a single piece of literature from the office of Sen. Thomas E. Martin. It leads us to believe that the gentleman from Iowa City could advisedly engage in a bit more rifle fire and use a little less buckshot. Although Senator Martin has gone a bit poll loco in the past year or two and uses that franking privilege like crazy, we question not that a goodly number of his senatorial brethren may make him look like a penny-pinching Scrooge with their lavishness in the same regard. And the senate Surely has no corner on franking foolishness. We don't anticipate any furore developing in Washington with publication of this editorial. But it's made us feel better, already; and it's not going to hurt the situation a whit. tine it openly, but they're dis- where between 92 and 98 degrees studio-worker who has a moment turbed. hy, reporta.,that'Khj:ush- ,artd.the white -colters, on the re- to spare wheneVer VTfte Mick"! is] ';iL,, i«fi«pnnpd aft astonishing- porters' shirts blotted sweat. , making; a picture. At the mor int? wiiitc J.J.UWQV, 41 wj »m.*-^» -- ~- -D -- - - *i_i ** «,-i men i to uic i caunun v*. ««» *•••»quiet, but the last'several-weeks or July, you may wish to attend . audience was an instinc- , — •- - , ,. ir . pi j p - n f secretaries from < various • govern- the free open-air symphony and g5fj ar " tuof their growth. Later, . Franfc cline , whose disappear- scene of th , e >" c i dent ; ment agencies have been "draft, jazz concerts eachi Friday night friends mi g ht refer to the form- a last , wcek cause d local Th A1 Grays sp i it iheir ed" to work on the stupendous at Washington s famed Watergate gr stage _ c hild's general appear- .. ••• *- ->—~ *»-„ ^,^ ine *"9°" u .« i »-,.,., volume of pro and anti-budget on the Potomac - • ...... ..— mail. . .,.,., -j u „ . TU Secretly, the typists— paid by Heat's on Ike... other government agencies.- It was humid. are working in the White House Jn the room - proper. They're but There was no , „ „ authorities to drag the river . t baseball games 'of the] ance as being very good on- f his missin g body, was re- 1937 season . downing.Lake View,! and-off." But, unlike his ward- ported safe a nd sound. He was i.g in the opener and falling jto I . , robe, his personality could never reporte( j t o have received a tele- ' F ' t city g-1, the -next time I The only fans b e "offstage." To others show- gr ^ m prior to his departure which ^Tht-ee games were on tap for business may be a profession. * Q pn £ knew anyt hing about. He °™- £££ |* ring the next week.l T? anyone hke i Mickey Rooney, told a friend to , p i ck up his mail Additional p i aye rs were report- were turned off. of letters by the carload in an? ef- a ir from anywhere, for the win- who -g rew an d developed in this . the t office during his ^" 1:. the team t * *» «-11.,<u" ViiiHcTpt fears Of J/i,.rc «roro nlnsprf for SeCUrltV ... U /,f voolro.hplipVP. it IS a , ci_ il —,-n .,roo drvlwpH ln & L0 Ul «=«»"•• Upp er among Corn Belt farmers reflect the larger capital requirements per farm and the more'urieven flow of income and expenditures. * » * IS NOT LIKE PRIVATE DEBT" V OdeboMt Chronicle — Most of us know that the federal debt is about $275 billion. But few have any concept of what that means — it's just a figure, almost beyond human comprehension. Senator Byrd, writing in "National Review, gives a vivid picture of the debt. That,$275 billion, he says, "is the equivalent of the assessed value of all the land, buildings, mines, machinery,; .factories, livestock — everything'of tangible•Value in the United States." Then he goes on to say something that must be far better understood than it is now if this country, as we know it, is to survive: "Public debt is not like private debt. If private debt is not paid off, it can be ended by bankruptcy proceedings, and maybe not many peopLe are hurt. If public debt is not paid off — paid off with taxes — the result is disastrous inflation or repudiation. Either would destroy our form of government." v' : *t toMMklti The proposed new budget is the largest in our peace-time history. According to the estimates, there will be a small surplus if this budget is approved. But it is evident that even a very moderate decline in the business boom, with the effect that it would have on tax' revenues, would eliminate such a surplus and put a deficit in its place. Senator Byrd believes the budget can be cut by more than $6 billion without harm to an essential federal function. If we cannot do that now, with the economy running at peak speed when can we? • * * DOESN'T WANT HOEGH BUTUED Duke Norberg in Albia News — Leo A. Hoegh of Chariton, former governor of Iowa, is reported under consideration by the Eisenhower administration for appointment to one of the top federal government posts. If Mr Hoegh wants a federal job, he certainly has one coming from the administration. He has been an aggressive and articulate political supporter of President Eisenhower since marly 1952. Fur- fort to "alla'y" budget fears of dows were closed for security wor i d O f make-believe, it is a absence . *So the case was solved. _ _1 A» -._.«.. «•»•»** ' ' _««nnMn nnx4 4~VlO rlrtf>t*O V\ Q fl nPPtl _ f 1££n W ' '# ' + ' ... , Heavy rains moved into the Perhaps^ thai;s__why a Mickoy ^^. g ^ , roused taxpayers... - : reasons and —o-- 3hut tight. BRAINWASHED? — State De- guards. the by doors had been fficret service •p'artm'ent officials aren't admit- The temperature was f. ._ n • i.. u..t' «v, Q ,r'ro rfic- u/hprp between 92 ana 98 some- R 00 ney unit attracts every blase w . th '' them ""plenty r of^djugTaga, ,Kepsauq.u&,; i,rofi;jra|h ; HURT, ' When a ditch 'cav'ed in nearl Wi >, P ^«>~.< _eosauqu&A Jack Mainline of •"ielf Saturi-'• .Maryville v Mo v was injured when chev influenced an' astonishing- porters' shirts blotted sweat. , ma king>, a picture Iv large number of Americans on ,This was one of the longest — ment . OV er on the,Columbia lot, Tuesday n j g ht hk TV performance. ' if nqt the. longest - bf president- any lost, strayed " -«••"- iues y Several congressmen say their ial-news Conferences m Washing- mail indicates that a surprising ton history. - —o—. •• Eisenhower number of constituents Were ' ambled deceived by the Russian leader's ' Dwight bland, grandfatherly manner j n t 0 the room from a side en- which overshadowed his distorted trance. facts. BOGGED HIGHWAYS. Presi- The all. digit red second-hand on'the, or missing studio employee can be located on director Richard Quine's "Operation Mad Ball" set. * * * It's amazing how many fairly logical reasons technicians can find for conferring with co- Heavy damage arid back injuries. BUILD with BUTLER Own the B dent Eisenhower denied that his when he__app_eared, followed bjr $27.5 billion federal highway wall. to. his. .right swept, -past the. workers -assigned to the "Opera•*•"<•'* "12" at precisely 10:30 a.m., tion Mad Ball" crew. For one program has bogged down. by this renews con- thing, even when he's just telling funny stories, to kill time between scenes, "The Mick" gives a command performance. Of Press Secretary Jim Hagerty and his assistant, Anne Wheaton. Exactly 37 minutes later, the „ __._. _ President had his broad back to- CO urse, when a scene starts snoot. "the President pointed out ward us, trudging — and that ing , a n sideline conversations 00 000 000 in contracts have seems to be the apt word — out stop . At this point, there s no- heen le•This Ts a slow start, that side door. His head made a thing else to do but watch Mickey been let... mis is a MU ^ ick jerk from side to side) and work which is exact iy what the ---' cautious- he sighed, "whew!" boys were doing between scenes. This had been — by his - -.--"--.- -.„.„ ..„«»• ^ nn ngs steel buildings at no price premium! Particular corporations—large and •mall—select Butler buildings. Why? Pro-engineering provides th* design-detail, strength and permanence that mean more value. Tat Butler buildings cost no more 1 of ui ly to avoid breaking laws in procuring right-of-way land. IKE'S BUST — Washington whether he's "off" or "on 1 admission — one of the most The Mick is ;'on-stage" every gruelling quiz sessions of his two moment of his life. *„_«.. A* nna nnint Mr Risen- • » • Those who understand little At one point, Mr Eisen took a long breath and [ wish somebody would think to ask me an easy ques- terms. hower Modim «tor«. Good-looking Bull" bulldlna. com- Co// Of See l/S bin* w«ll wllh olh«r mot«rlali-cul building coiti. WILL CONSTRUCTION CO. Howard (Bud) West, Sales Representative 805 So. 15th Phone 43321 Fort Dodge, Iowa tric ol dent Eisenhower's new bust just finished by the famous international sculptor, Nison Tregor ... Doesn't make sense. LABOR RACKETEERS — You'll be hearing more about court trails of alleged labor racketeers ... The Justice Depart- ants. AILING LEGISLATORS — At least a half-dozen senators and congressmen are laid up in hospitals because of serious illness, but the story is being kept out of the papers. Entered as second class matter at the postoffice at Algona, Iowa, Under Act of Congress of March 3, 1879. _ ____ ~*~ Issued Thursdays in 1957 By THE UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. E. B. WALLER, Managing Editor C. S. ERLANDER, Advertising Manager Afterward, as they always do, the reporters congregated outside the door before making their way to the elevators. They agreed that the President had faced a real toughie that morning. "Are .you going to reply to Khrushchev?" ... "What about the Girard case?" ... "Do you consider yourself the leader of your parly?" ... "Will you call a halt to 'lI-Bomb testing?"... "What about the danger of fall out?" And on and on and on. I watched the President's com- Most seriously ill is a Midwest plexion turn from a faint pink senator ... He's been in the Ueth- esda Naval weeks. hospital several E. Call Street—Ph. CY 4-3535—Algona, Iowa thermore,, he is the kind of Republican Mr Eisenhower likes best — a "modern" Rojpublican. One not only hardly ever finds one of tliose in Iowa these days, one never did. The rarity; is a reason Mr Hoegh isn't governor any more —- too many Iowa Republicans preferred a first-tertri Democrat to a second-term "modern" Republican. Weekend news reports indicated Mr Hoegh is being considered for the job of federal civil de- fgnse administrator to succeed Val Peterson. The; News doesn't influence Eisenhower appointments. If it did, The News would li^ge, the administration to give a young, energettc and able administrator like Mr Hoegh a job wit!} more future in it for him and for the nation. Civil defense is a dream impossible of'real- ization against H and A bombs and guided mipsles except international disarmament. Even woman's logic can't determine what to do after one has bipen fired upon. An idea of what evacuation of a ctty would amount to under threatened atomic attack tan he gained from the fiasco that developed i» the little town of Milford, Neb., when it had a tornado warning. The job that would utilize the capabilities of Mr Hoegh and be really meaningful in defense from atomic disaster is that now held by Harold Stassun — United State disarmament representative. There will be a vacancy there soon because Mr Stassen must be out of the way during the buildup of Richard Nixon for the I860 Republican nomination for president. * * * . Horse-and-Buggy CHARITY RACKETS — Congressmen, debating the charity rackets bill, haya warned citizens that a startling number of to a glowing pink. And then his cheeks showed a deep, heavy red. He appeared as a trackman doe.5 after a 440 sprint in the sun. This is'not an observation on the President's physical condition — in good sense, finally, reporters have let up on sniping a: ilia v t» »ji>w«»«-»»-.o -„„--. — t - - 1,1 charitv rackets still thrive over Mr Eisenhower s health. ** . mi_ _ 1 ... . * U ir. n WviS t the country. The truth is, any normally- Recent testimony disclosed that healthy person would have react solicitations for "good causes" net the solicitors 40 per cent of NATIONAL nDIIORI_Al MEMBER AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATIONS NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE Weekly Newspaper Representatives, Inc. 404 Fifth Ave., New York 18, N. Y. 333 N. Michigan, Chicago 1, 111. in combination, per year ---- ?5.00 ------ ...... ----------- 10c SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN KOSSUTH CO. One, Year. In advance Both Algona papers, Single Copies SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE KOSSUTH One Year, in advance ....... - ...... --- ............. * 4 - 00 Both Algona papers iti combination, one year. — 16.00 No subscription leas tHan 8 mouths. ADVERTISING, RATES Display Advertising, per inch - ................... -- *^ OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER cd that way under the pressure and the hot lights of TV. The he take — and much of the rest thing that .aggravated it_ was_ the goes for "other expenses." The congressmen referred heavy, oppressive, air-less heat in that old, once-upon-a-timo specifically to phone solicitations. Indian Treaty Room in a build* : . n _ n !n»it 1 i t'Vi rti 11H r%a \if\ DISAPPEARING FARMERS— As of last month, according to official records, there were 299,000 LESS farmers and farm workers in the U.S. than one year before... 1,000 TAX BILLS — Nearly 1,000 bills have been introduced ing so ancient it should have been torn q/wn long ago. This room is in the monstrosity known as the Old State Building. Why were the fans turned off? This is the ironical answer: They would have interfered with the sound on the television audio track! This, then, is the torturous in Congress so far this year aim- condition under which the Presi- ed at CUTTING taxes in one form dent of the United States must meet the press, while Congress is will become spending a couple hundred million dollars to make their offices more comfortable. It doesn't make sense ... or another. Virtually NONE law... AIRLINE PROBE — The Civil Aeronautics Board will soon investigate commercial airline firms to force them to desist from selling more passenger tickets than they have seat space for on scheduled flights ... This practice is illegal. "Pic>i"aii .lou'rnal: This supersonic age is still characterized bv Inn much horse-andrbuggy EMERGENCY Three years old a hatchery at Dysart purchased an auxiliary electricity generator, just in case of power failure. When a severe electrical storm cut off the main source of power re- FOOD NQTES — Cost of sugar cently, the emergency generator this summer is expected to reach went into action and saved the it's highest peak since the record lives of many baby chicks. About high of the 1920's ... 23,000 were born the next morn- A bumper crop of turkeys will ing. drop the cost of the birds" to q —- . new low this year... The average family m the What's new? Frozen chocolates United States now spends about, for sale in hot summer months. $22 per week for fnnrl ewitchto <i» never an after-thirst a difference! Unlike syrupy soft drink*. Squirt redly quenches your thirst, Squirt is refreshing, not filling, You'll lik« ft* ckan, fresh flavor of pure fruit and the J«* tingy sparkl* tb#t make* Squirt th« per mixer. Buy Squirt in tb« ttrUty 6-paclt >Q Carton. "" CRYSTAL SPRINGS BQTTUNCS COMPANY, ESTHERVIIU, IOWA

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