The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 28, 1955 · Page 18
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 18

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 28, 1955
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I fa^MePVJ&'&frJiff.;' ••$*?**«*• My *i '^s i a S( C' BONANZAS FOR THOSE "IN It is astonjshing how much general news from Washington is left imprinted in many of Our larger dailies, who of course have a firm hold on the seat of ihe' administration's "pants. Three.copper companies recently got "windfall profits" from the new stockpiling system of the administration^ ahd; recently a Congressman from Illinois, 'Sidney''ft! Yates, got to inquiring • into a transaction involving several aluminum companies v A "shortage" of aluminum had been reported, arid Yates discovered 'that the govern-' ment stockpiles had , purchased. . 17,g million pounds of aluminum from Austria at 20 cents a pound, then immediate!^ resold it to'Alcoa, Reynolds and Kaiser at 19!4 cents a pound, thus handing these three Corporations a .gift* of fonjb million dollars • out of , the taxpayers pocket. ' In terms of farm economy this would be called uneconomic subsidizing;,In terms' of aluminum this seems to be called good • business. . "''.' ' ' , Tax loopholes which are benefittirig the few at the expense''of the mSny, are also cpming 16' light —but not in a majority of big daily newspapers who may perhaps be benefitting'by sqnie of these tax loopholes themselves. : ' • ; . ' "Depletion allowances" is proving a fine' tax • favor for oil magnates, and has been extended to : coal mining, ore, and other minerals. The race for special tax benefits is amazing, and certainly when it becomes better known is not going to .increase faith in the fairness of the government revenue system, • , •'.''' . Probably anyone with the knowledge and enough money to get expert advice on how to dodge taxes, or reap exceptional'benefits from government contracts, could get in the swim. -But the average person, paying his regular taxes or having them withheld, does not come in that category. . * * •• * IT IS INCOME WE TRY TO BJJlLD UP Grundy Register — The defenders of flexible price supports for farm products point to the price of corn which is unde,r 90% price supports for the 1964 crop. They say that the price of corn'thfe past . year dropped while under the High support price. The drop was 4c a bushel. The past'year butterfat, beans and oats were under flexible price supports. During the, year 1 . • butterfat was down 13%, oats 7% and beans' !!>%.' That should be convincing'proof that lower price;- supports will, bring lower prices. The lp\yer supports are quite sure to bring a lower price for the 1955 corn crop and a lower price for corn is quite sure to b>ing a still lower price" for other grain crops from Iowa farms The farmers who have been willing to go along with Benson s sliding scale price plan will change back when they find this plan is reducing their income It is income in business that we try to build up from year to year..Farmers try to do the same • '• '..*;,.* * "Gelling up in ihe r bad if it didn't'come just to work." A bond issue for construction of a new hfgh school for. the Sentral school district corrtbiriinji the Lone Rock-Seneca-Fenton areas has twice been defeated. ' ' '•". ' ' : ." The chief objections, in each vqte, were based on the locations'presehtejd as a site fqr the proposed new construction." In the first location presented, the site was about as near jthg geographical center of the'.area as possible.'Iri the second, t^ote, the proposed site was about'as near .ihe school population center a» it could beJI . ' ''••'' .: -.-A When tha general idea of'the original Sentral 1 district was yoted upon, i| 'carried 'by "d healthy margin, and whiJe a high schppl was hot .technically included in ;the •, wording on the .Vote issue; it was pretty well understood that someday the i, area, would have a new high school serving all ] three'>areas involved. That day: has evidently not ' yet arrived. .[' ,'.,.' ,,.:.' i .• , Fundamentally the idea of the Sentral distric is sound. Folks in the area must have believe! this, or it would not have originally bee'ri apprpv ed. The idea of a new high school is also sound It is unfortunate that as yet enough of an'agree i ment on location has not'been reached to allow the project to move ahead. • '"• The Sentral school .district had the lowes, millage levy, pi'Any community or cpnsolidatec school district in the county. Even with a four mill levy added for a bond issue—as proposed— the Sentral school tax would*,still be among the county's lowest. . . If Algona's school needs could be solved by one bond issue for $450,000 that'would give the district an adequate school plant with room for expansion for the next 50 years, we would indeed be fortunate. The Algona area has'already spent that much in two bond issues in the past few years and the problem is a long way frprn being solved. It is hoped that in the future, the Sentral are'a voters w411 be able to arrive at a solution agreeable to at least 60% or more of the vptcrs. The Sentral Community School district is a sound one, and one of the most 'progressive .ide^s to come forth from school planning (Hiring the receni years. It is too sensible and practical a plan to be smothered permanently by failure to agree on the "of wouldn>t 'be. so 111 E. Call Street-Phone 1100-Algona. Iowa NATIONAL EDITORIAL MEMBER AUDIT BUREAU OF " A CHANGE OF TEMPO If anyone'had predicted a few years ago that in 1955 we would be proposing to exchange military data with the Russians, that person would have indeed have been considered a bit wacky, to say . the least—.'arid worse,. considered a Communist sympathizer; None of us are likely to believe that this will take place. Eyen President Eisenhower when he proposed that Russia and the United States tell each other everything about their own defense establishments and take aerial photos of defense installations pf the opposite nation, was quite aware that such a thing was most unlikely to happen. As James Reston of the New York Times pointed out, it indeed would not be Jegally possible to do that in the United States, as we have Jaws prohibiting anyone from flying over our atomic energy projects. Yet the change of tempo could be all to the good. •' ' If talking things over and suggesting things like that will slow down or reverse the procedure of the cold war, we will all benefit. You might say it could be a case of "everything to gain and nothing to Jose." Thus far at least, the exchange of Russian and U. S. farm tour delegations indicates that' here, too, some good might possibly come from it. When you get to know people better, you usually can find things about them you like—if you don't have a closed mind. It was only 12 years ago that we were fighting rind hating the Germans and the Japs with gusto. Today we have fairly we)l forgotten that sentiment. Who knows, in another 12 years we may find a complete reversal of feeling toward the Russians, also! Qur Daily Dividends can spot Aladdin seven lamps and ten magic carpets ahd still make H!I Arabian Nilh'ts' i 'tour look like a tHp down {We, miflway of a bfoken-ddwri Carnival by 1 Wait Disney's magicians moved in on-160 acres of land?in Aria 1 - heirh, Cllifdftftia, 'and When they finfsnati;' Cfeatihg a few 'mirior rriiracles, fairyland had .forever ciessed to be a figment of the im agination, ' His brownies, conjurers, good fairieSj jinns and g.e'nies Were a very practical ef&W of sprites. Instead of* wands, Ihey w^v£d J Huttrireds of rolls df bluei>rints.''Train"edV in Movieland, techniques; they employed giant cranes 1 , bulldozers,, steam-rollers arid heavy equipment devices. .. •i • .* ' .'*. : '* "'• •' .".. J\fpUrtiair«, lakes. ahd'foiesis sprang intfj being. Great exhibit tftin palace's were erected. In the Vyake'bf these busy sorcerers, a' Mole ne^/ World Came' into exis* terice.v .There's a Fantasyland eh- teted through a 75'ft. castle'com- slete frith parapets, round-table lall and all. A pirate galleon will 'fly'.' you over, London to Never .,ahd, home of Mermaids, Indians, Buccaneers and Lost .Boys. You ;an meet Snow White' and, the Seven Dwarfs, Sleeping Beauty or Alice in Wonderland and her antistic friends. SUBSCRIPTION HATEs"oUTSIDEKOSsi/TH One Year In advance " ADVERTISING HATES ay Advertising, per inch „ —. ...,..«.*. 6l jj el men g7 C OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER PABY BANTER FARMER'S INCOME DROPS Declining hog prices are the^big reason why the first third of 1955 brought Iowa farmers 9.4 PIT cent less cash from their marketings than did the first four monihs of 1054, the new issue of the Iowa Business Digest points out. The price drops in hogs brought cash receipts from livestock marketings down 1§,8 per cent, with the decline of total f&rm income slowed by a 15.2 per cent rise in cash repeipts from crops. But sales df livestock and livestock products account for about 80 per cent of Iowa fanners' marketing receipts, explains the monthly publication of the State University of Iowa bureau of business and economic research. • » « One ot »od W ' f my,terj M | Did j^ ,.,„„..,.„ navy which revolted against Ppron and then put to sea ever show up anywhere? By BROWN'S DAIRY 'Keating Was Here' . . . WASHIN&TQN — You neve know where ypii're going to mee a congressman! • •"" " j For three days I had been try ng to get in touch' With Rep. Kei 1 gating of : Nj»w York on a'little but annoying, ma'tter. 'He wash' available 'at"his : '.offlce, His Wgsh" ngton home, or on the House floor. -''•""" •""''": The next morning at 2 a.m. — t was last Thursday' — I was sit- ing . in the office thumbing hrough the Congressional Direc- ory when the city room policp adio sdrig out the ' explosive ihrase: ' "Constellation Super-C in tro'u- ile over National'Airport . . . Lescue equipment on the way." ' The" lariding"gear was jammed nd wouldn't lock, in place. The pilot was going Jo chance It.' I the' field as 'the Eastern Airliner, 'out of New York with 5 aboard, hit the ground, ihe right wing crunching sickeningly against .the north-south runway. A dozen fire trucks and police cars screamed against the night sky,and converged on the listing ship. fJo fire. The rear door popped-open and''the passengers slid down the emergency 'chute. 'No one hurt. The field was dark. "I buttonholed a'man as he'hit the ground^ The routine questions, "How was it up there . .--. Did you think you had it ... Were the passengers calm?" And then,' "Your name, sir?" The reply: "Rep. Kenneth B. Keating, Republican of New .Ytork." Behind The Movie Sets WITH BUDDY We're planning a summer jaunt that's "out of this world!" 'No! We can't afford a vacation in Hawaii, a trip to the Riviera or a South Seas 'cruise. We might as well dream of a tour to the Moon! However we'll "probably enjoy the highlights of all the above places — including the Moon! We'll only travel 22 miles, and we'll be home by nightfall but, we'll crowd a lifetime of wonders into our visit.. For eight full hours we'll circle the globe, inspect Fairyland,,go calling, on the natives of the Universe, -'pay a visit to Alice in Wonderland and Cruise about the heavens looking for a place to land on likely look- ng planets. * » * All of which means that we CAN afford the time and pennies we'll spend to visit Disneyland About the middle of July, Walt Jisney is opening his Disneyland Park, a fabulous, make-believe world where ordinary mortals In fact, you'll see all the slory- i book characters that " Disney genius has brought to the silver- Screen. " Monstrbr the Whale turns into a water slide, Dumbo the Flying Elephant • gives you an aerial. There's the Casey, Jr. train, the Mad Hatter.'s Tea Party, .the Old Dutch Mill. Donald Duck Bumps and a Canal Boat Ride. Mr Toad Drive Thru takes you riding in a 1903 car that plows through a haystack, knocks over a cow, crashes a barn and deposits you at the Pearly Gates with Heavenly Music to greet you. < * * * There's Advenlureland with its Tahifian Paradise, an Eden of tropical flowers, birds, and fish. A boat trip through Mexico, Central America, South America, Africa, Asia and Australia with jungles, wild-life, reptiles — and even the natives. There's Front^ ierland where you can actually live in America's past, ride a western train, shoot "buffalo," board a buckboard or stagecoach and ride through a Western town and on out into the Painted Desert. * '. » • Food? Ahylhing from Mexican tacos .to Chinese -tidbits' can be had in native surroundings. There's a Tomorrowland with Space Terminal, Helicopter, and a Rocket Trip To The Moon. Hol- idayland will provide Ice Carnivals, Fireworks and everything from Santa Claus to Easter Bunnies in proper seasons. Yesterday's Rural America has covered bridges- and winding, 'country roads ,for your pony-cart drive There's a 150 ft. paddle-wheel riverboat that steams by New Orleans, Natchez, Mobile, West Point and Mount Vernon. AND ALL THIS IS ONLY A ROUGH SAMPLING! Yep! We're taking a World Cruise and Planetary Junket right here at home this year. And, we'll get back home in time not to miss a single new movie or one episode of' a • favorite; TV pro gram. In fact, we're going i live a very^ fiill life ofie of OjgsL days. And, we -M mean ONE of **-«^^sX for Lawk serve as the grbvtnd rules ;1 " : '' oiri wui3«.j.iv.k>t7 t3v<"j& ' Bnci. " piir *- r —«• order.iy. 1 '''As's"ucfi. It is; : the tog s.biehce ( of hurnaA 'f^laliotts... '" ' Certainly, nobo'dy jnve'nted >tHe laws to'/caUsfe law Suits'.'"-A^' .a rule law suits come Whdn $drhe- body.,,disobeys ''th!i plain, sighs of legal trouble.. '"Pteveiitive a'dvice can" head this trouble' 'off, : mljfih more 'cheaply".thaiti it cart 'get bh.e out of trouble'ifi$hlfch he may be .already (Involved. , \ / ; ' •if one .cannot pay the .usual fee, the lawyer hag'a duty to see that everyone can' get M' lawyer's service when he heeds! "it. In Pact, lawyers Jn'most large cities hav.e -set up ,s(n' excellent Tegjjl aid and lawyers' f'ieferenc'e ' ser* vices for just- that purpose. Here are a couple ,of cases where ah ounce of prevention; n the way of legal advice, could have offset mighty big heartaches: His company transferred' Mr Brown and he tieeded a house, and badly. He found one, an old one in 'p6pr repair. The .owner told BroWn he could have the house on a two year lease for "fixing it up." It was a J'deal 1 ' for Mr Brown, who painted, repaired :and moved in. Three mdmhs later he received riotiie to get out. The owner had sold the place. Mr 'Brown sought legal advice —too ' late.' He'found that he needed a written lease for such a long term. „ He wanted to kick himself^ He could so easily have saved himself a law suit which he now needs to keep his remaining rights. A Miss Green, a .business women, wanted' a friend to have her place when she died. She thought she knew how to get her way. She wrote up a deed to this friend, signed it, and placed it in her safety deposit box, and —made no will. , But her friend did .not get the place. Title'did not pass when Miss Green died. Miss Green had not "delivered" the deed While still alive: No deed is any good if th,e giver may get it back When he .likes. A deed differs from a will in this: Orie may change or revoke a will at any time. Today Miss Green's distant km are suing each other like mad for her property; A will would have worked. JULY 28,1935 (This article, prepared" in the public interest by" The Iowa State Bar Association, is intended to inform arid not to advice; facts rriay change the application' of the law.) ' ' The minimum hourly .wage was raised by law to 75 cents in 1949. A big black bull look but hit ill-feelings oh a poor, defenseless i&r Belonging to Arthur Scheffe). man as it went down the road arid ithe results of the fracas were ttstbunding. The bull charged out on me road, sl^mme'd into tHe ckr/'badly damaged the-hea«. lights, fenders, 'radiator atid hOod) picked himself : u{5 and ran away. None of the' occupants of were injured, neither was the bull, so it'Was unanimous. '-' • : "..'•'.' .*•;*.•. •* ', Wade Sullivan's name was sent to ihe U. S. Senate, upon recommendation of President Rbpsevelt, for . confirmation as postmaster of; the local post- office. Wade had been acting postmaster since the sudden death of James McDonald. ' * * « A heavy,, soaking rain fell Monday night, and despite the fact it slowed cutting of oats, was '• praised for its effect on Kossuth ; County cornfields. Over two : inches fell'during the night. l '' ' *"' »' * "Name it and you can have il" became the slogan at the county auditor's office, when a giant tooth', foot, or what have you was uncovered in a county gravel pit and turned in for identification. Aboyt a foot Jong, the' "it" was thought to be of prehistoric origin,, but nobody could prove it. Anyone' familiar with such objects frdm long ago had been invited to appear and place it in the correct historical bracket. At the same time, workers at the gravel pit were on the lookout for further parts of the animal (or what have you). » * » Sale of new cars in Ihe counly furnished proof the depression was over. A total of 80 cars and trucks had been registered in the treasurer's office in the first 17 days of the month. June had been a big one also, with 114 registered,' but purchasers wer< out for a new mark, • *' * Orville Jones »of Armstronj suffered a painful injury wriiU making hay.' He was in the hay rack when the hay sling fell from the barn and struck him on the back. Exact extent of his injuries was not known, although several ribs Were broken. Between 7,000 and 8,000 persons saw the .Clyde S. Miller Rodeo and Horse Show in, Al- goha at the fairgrounds last weekend, according to the fair board The entire show was well received, and thrills were plentiful, as advertised. Several cowboys were injured, and one, Bill Woods, received a broken les when he was thrown from a aronco. I've had my • Diapers ch?nged so pfJen to- ,dsy Jh^t my'piorale is sho}| I ihink I'll swilch to paperl a boo* with CARNANON milk. He will love fP!*? "• Here,and lljere Faces" come and go on CapitoJ Hill,'b,ut none have stayed as long as that one belonging to the old grandfather's clock outside the Senate chamber. It was a gift from the state of Ohio, presented in March, 1803, the' month Ohio joined the union. Ip those 152 years and four months it has ticked out 4,801,240,000 seconds. Figure it out for yourself. Many a poetic phrase has been written and said about the beauty of th,e Capitol dome, and how it rises majestically over the bunks of the Potomac. But few people realize hqw much it costs to keep it so nice and clean. ' Since 1863, the dorpe's had 30 coats of paint. And a single coat ~osts $65,000 . . , V « * Don't feel too sorry for Edgar H. Dixon, the first half oC the now-pf-fff-t Djxon-Yates contract. All his trips to Washington were not altogether in vain. On his last trip here, he donated a dollar to charity by taking out a raffle ticket on a new Mercury automobile. You guessed it. He won it. pound for pound Chevrolet's got more Airport Log July 16—Stinson, flown by Jay Opperihusiesen, Kalamazoo, Mich., landed; New Piper Super Cub 150, being ferried fro'm Lockhaven, Pa. to P/crre, So. Dak, refueled. July 17 — Piper PA-11 f rp j n Jackson, Minn, flew ii(. •JwjY I?—Pr. Lloyd, veterinarian from PSSCX, la., landed in Super Cruiser; Lee Logan, representative of Iowa Farm Mutual IlaH Insurance. DCS Moincs, flew in with Tri-Pacer; Navion fruin Boone landed. ' July \9— Cessna 170 from Dei Mgines with CAA men arrived July 20—Tri-Pacer from Clin- .on flew in; Cessna 1BO from Waverly landed \yith passengeff.' —,«,.^--^, »»..,-», »!*,* *4JLt3* S* U/£! J.U JV'J he union, ratified the CoiistitU lion on December 7, 1787. • • ' • ; FEATURE FOR FEATURE • ...CHEVROLET'S I - GOT MORE FOR YOU I 9 engine-drive • choices on all models • Two great 8's-thc 162- •h.p. "Turbo-Fire" or, • optional at extra cost, Jl 80-h.p. "Super Turbo- .FJre"! Twp great "Blue• Flame" 6's-most pow^ . erfuj in their field. With - J three modern.drivesl i • Best known, best liked • body In »he bu*|ness .J You'll fijid Fisher Body '• on some of America's J high-priced^ cars and oa • Chevrolet. But not on J any other car in Qjev- • rolet's field. .•12-volfsfoffwtc« • the punch 'Only Chevrolet in its t field has a 12-volt elec- J trical system for Quicker 9 starting fa 9 jj wea^r, »plus finef performance! A Chevrolet'* "Turbo-Fire V8" pour? out more horsepower pound than any other engine in its field, That'SOW of the things, that make Chevrolet the new winner in stock wrwwpetitiQi It's one reason young-minded, on-the-go peopje te&e tq jth§ Chevrolet like trout take to water. An4 it's on§ reason you Teally ought to try this new Chevrolet yourself, &j0$ ui§ '•••if only to see why Chevrolet's causing t 5omeMi!nc| t In fleering si smmm mum

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