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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 20, 1955
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.} ypplr.I>a| MaJnM, .Thursday, Qetobef 20/1 $SS GOVEftNbRS meeting of five midwest governors in ties Mbittes^to talk over and make recommehda- HOW IOWA STACKS UP ; The''Mason City Globe-Gazette carried an interesting editorial on the subject of "If Iowa Is tbnslon the'general subject of farm prices ifidicat- To Move Forward As A State" recently. The edi- blWiia/.viA fii^,' O*-** J _ r j ..._1 i_i 11.. MM t«i n ^ M.,1. Ibnt TntlTa'a r<i AtM 11 a H An ed one thing very strongly. • The governors .are alarmed. They are a lot closer to the grass roots than folks in Washington, and being practical politicians they can readily sense that while the "boss" of agriculture, Secretary Benson, is not overly excited by the trend downward of farm incomes and prices, they themselves and their own administrations can well topple in the .next election if the feeling continues to grow among farmers and farm state folks that official Washington doesn't seen! to give a darn what, happens to, them. Some of the Republican governors even talked like Democrats. . Governor Foss of SputH Dakota, saidjhe JS a believer in high supports, ,90 or 100 ^percent '•• of•• parity. (Where have we heard that before?). He added that high supports are not necessarily the full answer, with which many of us will agree, too. But he believes that until such a program is Worked out he thinks supports are a necessity. Governor Hoegh of'Iowa also goes along with about the same viewpoint. All of this, however, does not seem to have made much of a dent on the Secretary of Agriculture, who came right along following the conference and repeated his belief that flexible supports are the thing and that they would remain in force. The governor of Kansas, Mr Hall, summed it all up very neatly: "We want the national admin' istration to take our program seriously, to respect our position, and to give us the help which is POLITICALLY NECESSARY." ' ' . Labor has a floor under wages. Fair trade acts aAd tariffs serve as floors for business. Supports of 90 percent of parity are only a similar floor under farm prices, and would put the economic state of the nation on an equitable basis. Secretary Benson had better listen! * - * * IF IKE HAD HIS WAY Swea City Herald — If we can belive what we read, the Republican party still has not closed the door on Ike's chances of running for president in the next election. It's no secret the GOP was pinning all its hopes on Ike, but the sudden trend of affairs has left them—and the world—stunned. While the doctors "could" give.Ike the "go- ahead signal", we believe it would be the same as signing his death warrant. ,... A V ; But Ike still : has ; something to sifc^bQutvit.' . , . and so does Mamie—a great deal, in fact, and we'd bet a million, if we'had it, she won't let him run again. We'd like to see Ike give a firm "No." answer to all pleas and instead, enjoy the remainder of his years doing what he loves best. He deserves it. * * * A small girl was studying a fashion magazine. "Mummy," she said seriously, "why do they make pictures of ladies who are not quite ready?" — Mattoon (111.) Journal-Gazette. torial bluntly pointed out that Iowa's population isn't increasing nearly as fast, as the national average, chiefly because people are moving away. It points out that the problem of attracting Industry to Iowa is one «f the chief obstacles to 5 state growth. • Among several things pointed out are that Iowa has one of the highest state and loc^l tax burdens in the nation, with only the Dakofas and Louisiana having the dubious distinction of taking a larger share of the resident's dollar through taxation. The national average'for v states is $157; In Iowa it is $170. - .. . ~ ' The comparisbn with national averages shows •that Iowa pays too much fon schools, county gov- i •ernments'and for roads. The high cost of schools is attributed'to the low pupil load of the average Iowa teacher and to the large number of'sepa- rate districts. In Iowa it also requires five state employees to do what other states do with four. The Globe-Gazette's comments are interesting and -should be thought-provoking. We do con, siderable talking about attracting industry to Iowa; but we do much less thinking about ways and means of making the state more attractive to the industries we seek. ' * * . *. THINKS IKE SHOULD RESIGN __^ Tom Powell in Anamosa Eureka — Dwight 'D. Eisenhower should resign from the presidency and turn the reins of government over to Vice-president Richard Nixon. Then Mr Eisenhower could serve his country from the less strenuous role of elder stateman. Ex-president Herbert Hoover and Bernard Baruch are examples of men who have served their country well in the unofficial role of "elder statesman." "Ike" can serve his country doubly well if he makes this decision soon. The wisdom, integrity and forthrightness with which Eisenhower has served this country so well in achieving and maintaining peace in the councils of the world should be preserved to guide his success^ ;or. Upp er Eisenhower is likely to die' in office if he tries -to resume the inhuman' burdens of office placed upon the mian' who is president of the United States. Then his counsel would be lost forever. "Ike" has groomed his friend Dick Nixon to become president.. It would be well for the country if Nixon's ability and judgement can be tested in «.t$e fple- of. president before time for. the,,next eieetipV rolls around'. "• Then the Republican party will have an opportunity to judge if Nixon is man enough to fill Eisenhower's shoes. If not, there would still be time enough for Republicans-to find a candidate who could measure up to the exacting role of the presidency which Eisenhower has filled with such calm assurance. We hope both for his country's sake and for Ike's sake he willjnake this wise decision. * » • » OFF TO THE RACES Washington News.: — A Washington "government reporter" columnist recently ran an item to ''Can't you catch something thaf's just big enough for Friday?" America's .Most Accurate Public Opinion Poll 111 E. Call Street-Phone 1100-Algona, Iowa the effect that the Federal government is now in Entered as second class matter at the poatoHlce at Algona. Iowa, under Act of Congress of _ March 3, 187U. _ _ _ Issued Thursdays in 1955 By THE UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. R. B. WALLER, Managing Editor C. S. ERLANDER, Advertising Manager NATIONAL EDITORIAL MEMBER AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATIONS NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE Weekly Newspaper Representatives, Inc. 920 Broadway, New York 10, N. Y. SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN KOSSUTH CO. One Year, In advance — _. $3.00 Both Algona papers, in combination, per year ... JS.OQ Single Copies - 10c SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE KOSSUTH One Year in advance 14.01 Both Algona papers in combination, one year |d.OO Ho subscription less than 6 months. ADVERTISING RATES Display Advertising, per inch 83c OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER the race horse business. And, according to some Washington wafis, it was only a question of time — considering the tremendous growth of governmental activities since the 1930's. It all came about through an action of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation which protects bank depositors -against the loss of funds. Seems a California banker invested some of a bank's insured money in a racing stable, which apparently didn't pay off. Whereupon the FDIC took over the stable and now plans to sell the horses in order to recover some of the money it had put up to pay off the loss. • * * READ OR WATCH TV Indianola Tribune — The alarming thing today is not the use but the abuse of television. Parents rely on it as a sort of opiate to keep their children quiet and out of circulation. Unfortunate ly, television encourages passively rather than activity. II fosters the dangerous idea that we can learn by letting knowledge drip on us like rain from heaven. The deeper and more abiding rewards ol literature, on the other hand, are harder* to come by. Reading is work. Even in its lightest form it demands some discipline and investment of self. But it is this self-investment which, over the long haul, pays off in dividends to the mind . . . Only the written word gives students the solid background that underlies all real culture. Wake up and Road. * * * . Many of ihe political speakers who make addresses over the radio should be taken off the ether and put under it. NATION'S ADULT CITIZENS BELIEVE SALK POLIO VACCINE WORKS IN THE LARGE MAJORITY OF CASES By Kenneth Fink, Director, Princeton Research Service Princeton, New Jersey — How do rank and file citizens across the U.S.A. feel about the Salk polio vaccine. A United States Pqll nationwide survey jus.t completed shows that a majority'of all those ques- tioned.are of the opinion that the new polio vaccine works in the large majority; qf cases. •/!•; /• At the same tir/ie, 15 in each' 100 think that it'does hot work. 'In other words, among people, with opinions on the Salk polio vaccine, those who believe it works in the .large majority Oi cases outnumber those who think it does not by. a -margin of nearly four to one. Worthy of note, :too, is that 27 out of every 100 people talked to in the survey express no' opinion on thjUnatter,, ,^:,,, i .;.,-. ,,,,v "Tliese' were 'the" findings when United States Poll staff reporters put the following question to a cross-section of the nation's adult citizens: "From everything, you're heard or read, do you think the new polio vaccine works in the large majority of-cases, or does not work?" ' The results: • NATIONWIDE Works in large ' majority of cases _„ 58% Doesn't work, ——.—-.15 No opinion 27 Highlight of today's survey findings is the.fact that college educated people are more inclined to say that the new vaccine works in the large majority of cases than are people with less formal schooling. Works in large High Grade or no College school school majority of cases 77% 58% 54% Doesn't work 7 16 16 No opinion 16 26 30 A DAY ON Washiftgidti-Ut's a fifte day, and fa' good excuse, to Jakfe^ a leisurely stroll around / Capital ill'i : "'''• • '* -''•<•• The* army of grey squirrels .scurfy .about, hoarding ah <aeorh supply oh'the lawn'of the' HilrS forest garden, 'Crisp,, curled leaves, coaxed gently,' by a breeze, dance across the Capitol stepsY A ,yoting wind-blown toynst lass wayes 'to her lover beloW. as he snaps that one. .memorable picture to take back home to, the folks. : : . -,'• :/...• --. ' f.-,.\ ' Inside • thei-','Capitol^;door,; IM guard, in a melancholy rrtobd, drums his fingers oh ithe^fttahq- g-any; desk. _ Tfe, ,tb#Jst^etspn There -is little" forshim " bbld type, th'e'i brder ^rekds, "No Roller Skating", ;:, ; i.,| /;;';? - ':" Behind the Movie Sets ;• '. witM ' '; •/ •». BUDDY MASON Survey findings also show that there is little difference of opin- ibn on the matter between those with childre^i \n school today and those without. Have • No children children in school in school Works in large majority of cases 60% 377o Doesn't work 14 16 No opinion 26 27 ' Answers to a second question in today's survey brings out the fact that a solid majority of all those interviewed say that if they had children of school age, they would want them to get the polio vaccinations. "If you had children of school age, would you want them to get polio vaccinations, or not?" The nationwide results: Would want them to get polio vaccinations 66% Would not 26 No opinion 7. up to child r _— 1 interestingly, there is not too much difference of opinion on the matter between those with children of school age and those without. Have No children children in school in school Would want them to get polio vaccinations 65% 68% Would not 29 24 No opinion .: 4 8 Leave it up to child ._ 2 0 The Upper Des Moines presents the reports of the United States Poll exclusively in this area. FOLLOW UNITED STATES POLL REPORTS IN THIS NEWSPAPER. THE UNITED STATES POLL IS A WEEKLY FEATURE SPONSORED AND PAID FOR BY A GROUP OF THE NATION'S INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS. The service is operated and distributed by Princeton Research Service. has ebbed, to do. , Lei's, .'lake world's shbrtest •'streetcar from the'-Capitol to the SSriate office Building". *; --•:•,!; :<• As you hop' .dff, an' elderly couple' stays ' on. "You don't mind," they ask of the operator,, "if we stay on and ride back?" He smiles patiently. "You , see, we've.come 2,500 miles for, this, and we make the most of it." And off the trolley roars, back to the .Capitol—a 724-foot, 38-second ride... * * * It's quiet in the Senate Office Building—except for Room 457. Here, the internal security subcommittee's got some Kansas attorneys on the griddle for allowing hidden 'microphones in jury rooms during deliberations. Sen. Eastland of Mississippi swears in a witness.. "Do you solemnly swear..." But something strikes you as unsolemn- lik'e. Must be because Eastland is giving the oath with his teeth clenched around a Iqng; bla,ck cigar..." • , , * • » «','.', Back out into the warm sunshine, and step across the street. You walk into ' the majestic, multi - pillared gleaming - white structure, the United States Supreme Court building. May you enter the courtroom without a pass? You certainly may. Spectators wait apprehensively, their eyes glued to the long, almost room-width table. The nine, black-cushioned easy chairs • behind it, stand empty and turned carelessly this way arid that. The hands of the courtroom clock come together. . It is noon, An explosive rap of a gavel jars the spectators. "The C h i e t Justice of the United States and the associate, justices of the Sup- remje Court," the.attendant cries. "Oyez, oyez..'." Through the folds of the high velvet curtain, all nine justices emerge simultaneously. . * » »' • ' . The High Court goes into action at once. Chief Justice Warren's pretty wife, in a chic hat, sits off. Understand Your Child Sponsored by State University of Iowa Child Welfare Research Station 'Way' back in 1887, when the production of magic-lantern 'slides was a stable industry arid motion pictures were but "the wild dream 4 of a fellow' named, Edison," '- Esperanto was invented*«; < ; Designed -by a Dr. Zafhenhof to give the world a universal language, 'Esperanto used jthe .-most common words .of all languages for its basic structure.' Per* haps the good ^ doctor's international lingo would have fared better if Mr Edison's little box with a peephble' had remained a penny-arcade attraction., However, in 1896, Thomas' Arnat decided to project the Vitas- cope on a screen at Koster and BiaTs New York Music Hall so that many people could view it at the same time. The success of this venture signalled the birth of motion pictures as an industry. The truly international language of pictures needed 'no Study. With addition of foreign title cards, ideas could be communicated without the necessity of spending long hours in language-classes. . ,, In a few short years, the customs and cultures of the world were brought to the doorsteps of all people as the motion picture expanded its scope. Maybe Esperanto would have been more, successful if universal curiosity concerning the manner in which "the other half lives", had not been satisfied .so. easily by the new medium of expression. * * * But, all this is conjecture. We do know that- Esperanto lost ground like our favorite Derby horse, while movies encompassed the earth. Today, 68 years after its creation, Esperanto has crashed into the movies. Who knows but what, at this late date, the mo : tion picture may yet be the means of stimlating a Dr. Zamenhof's . _. double - talh. Fantastic? Not when you consider that Mickey Mouse still wins international star-popularity polls! Esperanto owes its silver- screen debut to N. Peter. Rathvon, who produced "Special the .ease ...with which Esperanto. uiMrltoiMj tfiere'liMWays thr off'GhaM§;;ffiMKi|'rnl|Hrfe4^ inteit "JftW com-« bf'tfapptd'iby _. _ . _ , French menu to a Chinese^bill-of-! fare, w;e'll buy this; sift^le: lihgd-;. deal. Providing;* .bf 'eaurse; 'that r thej* fore&pll? thb>e/' l fasclriatihg^ , line. It's embarrassing ••tp'pqlfli.; but a ditthfer .ch6id§ only; 'tp\find.' that^yoti've •ordered two i glasses of :water; arid a bottle of catsupk „-••-'. ,-,-• , .. ~ * .:>'»,•;;. ,:*•'."; • • : ':.''-' We wander, If Jsteee.ranio has a word for "SMOG?" ; At least, wfe'. now know'that; we ar'e jhbf the original and sole-patent-owners of N this affliction. Producer M, J, ' Frahkbvitch, who has been rriak- , ing.: "Footsteps In The Fog," ah- lotner;. Columbia • film, .starring Stewart-Grdriger and Jean .Sim- 1 moils, is our authority fo'r this statement. During research for. this' tale of Edwardian. London, he found ..writers ' complaining' about a similar condition in Lon-, don.papers dating back to 1851. „ ^ '"This bane," stales one scribe; "Is a .blending of fogs with vapors, from, the" manufacturies of our city." HMMMMl ,But, the in- iineratorv smoke and 'automotive fumes are OUR OWN MODERN IMPROVEMENT! England can't, take THAT away from* us! — WHAT AM I SAYING?. ' Ills- new interest;;, iff border-jumping LJICIIV WUC, JU a tun. iiai., 01 to W1 T V, * T I /~\ it to one side, lost deeply in the Delivery, "starring Jose ph Gotten proceedings. Her husband purses riis lips in constant meditation as a southern lawyer presents, his case—about a lighthouse that did not light off the coast of Texas... • » » It's mid-aflernoon . when ypu step back into the sunshine. You pause outside the stately edifice. Your eyes sweep manicured grounds. across the It is in this building, you reflect, that an order, once stated, 'carries, the greatest legal weight of the, land. THen your eyes fall, upon a posted sign smiick in. the mid- and Eva Bartok, for Columbia release. « • * In need of a language to be spoken by citizens of a mythical Eastern European country, Mr Rathvon chose Esperanto, a tongue now almost forgotten by all but language scholars. 'Needless to say, most of the dialogue of "Special" is in English. But, most anyone can grasp the meaning of those words spoken in the once proposed general linguistic medium of communication. With "Special Delivery" illustrating FROM THE FILES OF THE ALGONA UPPER DES MOINES OCT. 15, 1935 . * ' • * : * ' More than 4,000 persons attended the Kossuth Conservation League-Field Day five miles east of Bancroft Sunday afternoon. The crowd was the largest to attend ' an event of that type in the his-/ tory of the state. • There were/ exhibits, trap shooting, casting, pistol shooting, rifle shooting, horse shoe pitching and dog show trials to see, and everyone seemed to eat it all up. Success of the event almost insured its being an annual'affair. Many of the prize : winners in. various events were from Kob'suth County; even though the entry lists proved persons came from all over the state to compete. ", * * • A total of eight traffic' fines were, paid in justice courts in Algona during the past week. All but two of -the offenders got stopped for going through stpj signs. One was caught while ' driving recklessly and the other ' met his Waterloo for speeding in y a truck. All arrests were made \ by the highway patrol. .:..). • » * / Both of Algona's football learns got clobbered. The high school got torn up 31-0 by Spencer, and five local players ended up in the hospital with serious injuries. According to the many spectators at the contest, Spencer had ' the hardest hitting team in recent years, St. Cecelia's dropped a 20-0 game to St. Joseph's of Mason CJty j»t Mason City. The big Jo- hawks had little trouble with the light-weight locals, school was to meet The high Livermore and the academy Ht>ly Family of Mason City next weekend. * * * Mac Coon of Des Moines took charge as custodian of Call State Park. The appointment was temporary. Flavor from the sunny South Seas BABY BANTER By BROWN'S DAIRY Almost had me whipped! With a HJJle fortitude, you just can't whip spunk! You'll get more energy from CARNATION milk . .. That's real fortitude! If you will use it regularly i PARENTS CAN LEARN Last week we mentioned that parents learn through study,, through observation of their children and by associating with eacri other in common endeavors. Any nursery school teacher and any teacher in the grades can Dear witness to the fact that the child whom the mother said was quite self-centered and always wanting things for himself is, in ihe social sense, an uncoopera- ;ive member of his little society. One of the jobs of any good parent is to visit school often enough so that it doesn't become a matter of visiting only when there are disciplinary problems; a friendly relationship - with the teacher and with the. school makes for better guidance of the child. Parents "finding themselves" through Association with each other discover things like this. Going home from a study group where they had discussed the question of curiosity and a little child, one of the mothers said, "Why, it makes you feel so dif- and problems can be solved many times if parents only have, the assurance and the inner peace that comes from knowing that these problems are normal and that, as we say, "All children act that way." Parents are "finding themselves" through their common endeavors for the sake of childhood. ferently. doesn't know that other it, when you mothers have these same problems? I am going to enjoy my children more thara I ever have before, now that I know why they do the things they do." This business of "finding themselves" 1ms meant that parents do enjoy their children more. There is a way in which parents are peculiarly alone. The family is a unit in itself, and the privacy and intimacy of family liie contribute something very fundamental to the child. On thr other linnd, the baffling situations that arise tan be met, HOSPITALS Sept. 27 — James Parsons, Algona, medical; Mrs Minnie Ploeger, Algona, medical (expired); Mrs G. W. Funk, Algona, girl; Mrs Francis Shorey, LuVernc, medical; Mrs Naomi Mario w, Lone Rock, medical; Mrs Anna Nurre, Bancroft, medical. Oct. 4 — Baby Virginia Lampts, Bancroft, medical. Oct. 5 — Mrs Louis Ferstl, Algona, girl, 9-6 V*;. Mrs Anthony Schneider, Bancroft, girl, V-Vfe. Oct. 6 — Mrs Caroline Arndorfer, Algona, medical; Gerald Schuller, Whittemore,- medical; Mrs Fred Howard, Burt, medical; Mrs Don Johnscjn, Algona, medical. Oct. 7 — Mrs Roscoe Mawdsley, Jr., Burt, boy. 9-11; William Nelson, Burt, medical; Mrs Ethel Jones, Algona, medical (expired), Mrs J. J. Vpn Bank, Algona, ined- __j. 8—Mrs Kenneth Mulligan, Bancroft, girl, 7-9.V4; Mrs Jurnes Johnson, Algona, girl, ,f-8%; Baby Timothy Fuoss, Whine- more, boarder. 1 Oct. 9 — Mrs Ida Durant, Algona, medical (expired).. . • Oct. 10 — Baby Patricia Schneider, JSenvroft^ ^f^-^_ If ITS WEWS - WE WANT a Isle Pineapple ice cream .' rmmsm 18 :- ^wmam Bortien EXTRA-GOOD because ft's made with extra $• ream. Extra-tasty ip^ because it's chock full ol juky, jjeMi* J*in*a}>ptc pieces. Get some soon vhprc ypu SCQ this J^ady Bordco Ice Cream sigu.

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