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Algona, Iowa
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mmm f ^im : ,WKi '< ','."' !-f~^'''i*i• -"*'"•" ' '" " ;"<^f ; S""'* '• • /•-..'•*£ , '-. "V: N£W FAftM GROUPS OH Trt6 : SCfitfE A private group Is making ah J profit frorn'a^Uplle^lan^glyeSvvay as the result ; of a deal rrtillejjihd'er tHI: 1 pMsent adnHhilirlfffin, a Senate itemriitttee his »discbyered. The a|tidri involves disposal bf pliblli* forest lands find 'timber. 1 '• ; .•*•.•" * " • A Po^laha^ioregDiir group filed 'ijgoid iandr silver" rnittlttg claims in.a^nationa! forest Iti Oregon jgu<eh)eialrrt!S are/sAipfjo^d to be;;gtanted bfily oft prooi'that/ihetals' o*ii r/ifaerals are; pfes'enV M quantities "ebmnierclally hllneable." The iJtlrposi of tWi is to keep fake miners.irbm getting forest lands Jvimen their real: plirpbseriis to stfrp 'tiff vaiv uable/tirnber. Y V v. ;- /;/•, ' •• '•• > ^' : 'U/* '.^A, /'.;'-,. Ciafleiice V A. Davis, presfent Undersecretary. 1 of; the Ititer^orj sent;i|n ^engiHSer H& ital^/lBftt^ies; from the ;clalm.: ; fh'e Samples ^ete'.ih^Seflfjlb a firm "for '. analysis.' This ''-firm '-by ; ftbihcidenee happened/tbpMc.acfjilalnted with the grbup filing the/clalm/vThe aHalysls report said .the samples. Showed high silver 'arid :gold cdntent/and; the claims were granted. . ; / The Oregon group'paid $8,045 for these claims. The samples taken for the silver and gold" test, the Senate committee learned, were dumped into a river after the inspection test and cannot, be re-examined. . >v- ! ' . - i*He National iTarm- ers hion—riot the discredited, dis'-bwh6d, local, radicallyleft fred Stover organization, but the real Halibtrtl 'assdelaWbn--ls smarting & full-fledged l' campaign and rriembershlp effort in ' ' ' At tHe game Hine^ the new, "National Farm Organization*'—whether 'It lasts or not—has been attratitlrig. farmers' attention, ;and providing them ;\v$th ah avenue 'for discussion of curreflt problems.- •' •• ' -• ;••• * • *' Comments of two of iowa's better kndwn, 'respected weekly editors on these developments make thought-provoking reading: -.',- ;/f; Carl Hamilton at/Iowa Falll—"The ciu-rent .sji^iftion In which the (Farni) Bureau, dominates the ^situation completely does hot iplovide the public debate on farm issues that rniglu otherwise take place . . . Properly. organiZj^j ; J»r6u'nd s'Ub stahtiai farmers, the (Farmers') Union can be o real service 1 hi the state of To' •~ Duke Norberg at Albia-r-" . r. National Farm Organization has. served, a. useful purpose It has provided farmers .with a'way to exercise three fundamental democratic privileges:, Asserrt blyj speech'and petition . .. However,; it v strikef The News, as unusual—and unfortunate—that th established farm organizations didn't' answer the desire of farmers to be heard jh unison and make NFO unnecessary . . . Tne.fact that they didn't would indicate the established organizations have becohie'fat and not too flexible, or that they are from .the Since the granting of tne : claim, the b'regort group which bought/the land for $8,04i fdr "mining purposes" has resold 'the land ; for IfBibdO'and its timber potential is now being worked'and has ah estimated rvalue of $638,000. r i - *.. ir^-i. * it. i _, . * -, , > • , „ ' functioning from the Jtop down instead of fri Senator.W. Kert ;So,ott, Sputh .Carolina, chair- - .bottom/up . . .?'>!•'•: [.! <;•*• '"' \\ ' ; •' . [°.{ the ,. Se "? t -'^°"?' sa i d ," is - a f e ^ 1 , 0 ? , i! ?: , . The fact'is^&t all f qver>the jhid-weSt, farmers are re-examining their,,pwn Qperatiohsj: and the position of the farming industry'ih: the i total economy. The gatherihgs, movements,'! associations; and organizations which 'facilitate •thls T self-study are bound to get a "big play." It's to the good that these newcomers have appeared on the scene to man . _ terference in the -Interior faept, weasel-worded legal opinions and questionable Sampling and as- G£t trim ft .h i-i tin .hrtnvl nt*ltr«4>'!t.<.J._LJ J__ lit _.J ;..*ii._. saying .have beeri substituted for the expert judgment of dedicated government employees in the U. S. Forest Service who opposed this" sale of public land." •,. , ... . . ;; y - i; Aye,Vsdna^or,'arid- w'hat'Vdb we,' the '.people/ do now? . , . , , P°d|e Their intentions were good', no doubt,* but we t\rvn\ T donlt believ ' e the people of Iowa want any state WXU).- ;The.^new ol-ganjzation , p ffi c j a i assuming (authority that belbng's with'the into Kansa^Nq^kafan^ ^ legislature- , , I >' • ' i v i:' ' ' - : ; f if is a.membership of.35,000. That. , : ;j- jlt , is ; {ap jj tcn ^ d( . W6 'i uppo ^ v bu t tnis^ctJoX. FARM GROUPS SHOULD GET TOGETHER - Gruhdy Center Register — A group of farmers in a southwest Iowa county a few months ago got together and tried to work out some ,plan which there could be a stop made prices. The movement spread into ties and soon a riew farm organization was formed and they adopted the name of The National Farmers Organization (NFO).. The. has been extended souri. it now claims is a lot of members to join up within a period of a few montfts.fcMaatfwidely known leader in the orgahizatignjgj?^'- TUrner,' a republican, a former Iowa governoiv : and 'an/extensive land, owner and practical : farmer. NFO is demanding 100*.per cent parity and. a floor of $20 per cwt. for hogs and $30 per cwt. for cattle. : . ' The National Farmers Union (NFU), an organization which operates in 27 states and 'claims a membership of,300,000, is re-organizing in Iowa. 20 years ago the Farmers Union had a large mem- . bership in- Iowa. That membership has beeri gradually diminishing, partly because of quarrels among leading members and a few years ago the National ^Organization took the Farmers Union charter away from what was left of that organization in this state. Now an effort is being made lo revive the Farmers Union in Iowa and to build up a membership. The Farmers Union is asking for 90 percent parity for farm prices and floor placed under the price of hogs and cat'tle. In-as-much as the aims of NFO and NFU. arc about the same, the : two organizations should get together. As a united group they would have a much stronger voice in their demands for better government price supports. There is room for two strong farm organizations in Iowa and .in the nation. If more than that number try to gain a foothold the organizations will weaken each other and thc'ir influence in government. * * * The experienced husband, and a good one, is the fellow who feels in his pocket everytime he passes a mail box. > 'in- the study, and the charting of agriculture's new directions. -, * * : ». . ..'..,. HOW TO BE UNPOPULAR Emmelsburg Democrat—We think Mr Herrick " and 'Mr! Moyer of" the State Department of Public ' America's , Most Accurate Public Opihioi.; Poll sited* fMseffieltt h&rtd<?;Wa§ Christmas Stf6; Flpt p*l;ze,/a:'fca|. award /of : $300, SM$S> Waiting for safrie liicky' persbnY and fof those hot- quite that/luckys-seVen other | jftefeSJ. Including' a /range, living fobm .suite aridi;\yasheriWefe also W thte glv*aw4y/:>lMi THs'l* aft- itifc&M Avmth%:fd$| ..St&tijBank' corner/ "6dpUlah IftiSH • aiid;B6^ : f 6if Such-doings.: ..*; ; ' ' ' "' iftat fKbssutfi 22. Ltiw4einp!ira;tu1*e of tfte-: we'ek " 1955, Wag * and a I3;belo% fce$ reading Dec," 20.< Our/readifig>Dee. 22j 1955 hi-Ie: aegriM b^Vv - that; ivhat's more / we* v reached Kan 13 beloMrthree times during lie corresponding week. '.':•': ' - '•'•:" . •;„:'-.*.. , •/'*• '.- ' ' '":' • •' Loss . 6f /-'ifteep 1 , ;' Jeo^s;;. calves, pcs 111 E. Call Street— Phone 1100— Algona, Iowa entered as second class matter at the poatoffice n Act of mjr , T,« Issued Thursdays in 1955 By THE UPPER DES MOINES PUaLISHING CO. MEMBE.R AUDIT BVF&1u?X>F CIRCULATIONS NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE Weekly Newspaper Representatives, Inc. 920 Broadway, New York 10, N. Y. SUBSCRiPTldN RATES IN'KbSSVTH CO. One Year, in adyapcc r ---- , ........ , ...... 13 m Both Algona papers, In combination, per year is 'on Single Copies .. ................ . ..... . ...... .„".".". «c SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE KOSSUTH One Year In advance ---------------- , _______ 1401 Both Algona papers in combination, oVie year ... No subscription less thun $ months. ADVERTISING RATteS Display Adve'rtistaf, per CITY theirs smells of Hitler and all the rest of the dictators •ffho could seize more and more authority and get by with it because each progressive grab was. described as-"good ; fpr the, people." ',. We don't khqw : why the'speed limit was set anyway when the law provides for arresting anyone driving in an unsafe or imprudent manner. 'This should cover anyone speeding at more than 65 mph at night.' It looks t'o us'aaif Herrick and Moyer went to too much unnecessary trouble and pains to try to establish a useless speed limit that has .earned them more criticism than anything else. » * * REPUBLICAN PROSPERITY Indianola Tribune — Republican politicians hail the "greatest prosperity this country has ever known." Reading the newspapers, we see that General Motors, Ford, DuPont, and many other big corporations are doing right well. Unfortunately farmers are not sharing in the boom which big business "is enjoying. All of- this reminds us of the days of Coolidge and Hoover when farm prices were depressed and industry was still prosperous. In time the farm depression also caused trouble in pur industrial cities? Why is this so? A lower net income for farmers means that they will spend less money with local merchants. Gradually goods in stores begin to pile up on the shelves. Merchants will order less from jobbers and manufacturers. Then the manufacturer's goods begin to pile up and he lays off men. Unemployed men in cities cannot buy much and in this way the vicious circle continues. Many of us learned this lesson during the days of the Hoover Administration. Will the Republican politicians have to learn it all over again? We believe that Ezra Taft Benson, Republican Secretary of Agriculture, does not represent the interests of the farmers. We also believe that he does not represent the interests of the nation as a whole because his farm policies will eventually plunge the entire country into a depression. « * * WORRY WARTS VINDICATED Paul Wood in Sheldon Mail — Worry Waits are Vindicated according to the Providence Journal. A learned psychiatrist has come to the aid of that much-derided human type, the Worrier. He says that realistic worry in the face of danger or distress, is the mark of a healthy mind. Not to worry about anything on the contrary, is a danger signal. People who admonish the worrier to "wor-" ry about nothing" are actually directing him down the pathway that leads to madness! So look out! There is a distinction between realistic worry ;md the unrealistic and frequently causeless worrying which is automatic with chronic worriers — a form of insurance they take out against trouble to come which pays a small dividend of relict when Doomsday doesn't a) rive. At any rate, all hail the vindicated Worry Wyrt, and his healthful and normal worries! And let the smug non-worrier beware. He should, one infers, instantly hie himself to some good psychiatrist whose bill, when he gets it, will give him something realistic to worry about und preserve his tottering sanity! The writer personally knows the tendency to worry, but we are told we carry it tgo far! 1 '' i » *' c.;'' i. t \ ' . r .^| V.;. ; . A hangover is something which occwp'ie»»ibte J 'head you didn't use the night before. KEFAUVER LEAD OVER NIXON., ',;:'; IN/TRIAL HEAT ELECTION By. Kenneth Fink, Director/-N Princeton Research ServiceK^Z Princeton, N, J,—Suppose' Sen*. Sstes, Kefauven of Tennessee jam! Vice President ^Nixdn, .vverifu^fie rival candidates, for President, low would, the nation vote, if he election were held, today?' The' relative strength of; 4 the wo men is revealed •,in, a trial leal election: j,u>t completed by he' United: $tates? Pol!.**^ ;lh this. t£st of strengtH^Bimp- rat Kefauverj leads R|pjibjB(5an fixbn, by a narrow margin;: A When United States -Poll /staff' eporters put the following-question to a . representative jt -ci:oss- $ection' ; of; ithd 'riatiohts'. Voters: i'lv "Suppose! tlvd'*pi!>j*5ietential "'• elect Son were; being-h-eld^jiday. If Vice President Richard Nixon were the Republican: candidate and Senator Estes Kefauver of Tennessee- were : the Democratic c a n d i d a t e,: which one would you.- like, to see win—the .Republican! Nixon or the Democrat Kefauver?." : The vote: • '•• NATIONWIDE ' ' Kefauver 47.6% • Nixon :_^ „ 44.4 Undecided . 8.0 With the 8 per cent who said they were undecided eliminated, the -vote divides 51.7 per cent for I Mr'Kefauver and 48.3 per cent for Mr Nixon. It must be understood that today's poll, findings* reflect only current sentiment! and that much can happen be-*' tween now and November, 195ft»' to change people's minds. •{ It is interesting to note in today's survey that among Independents—the group whose votes may well determine the 1958 outcome in the natiori—opinion is very closely divided. INDEPENDENTS ONLY,' NATIONWIDE Kefauver _, „ 44% -: Nixon _•_ —.45 Undecided ---- ---.11 • Survey findings also show that 14 out of .evpry 100 Republicans say they would vote for .Senator, Kefa'uver, REPUBLICANS ONLY, NATIONWIDE ' Kefauver —.. ...1 •• Nixon.- -i—_--i;..a_8f) Undecided ; ...L.i6/ • , At .the same-time, Vice,Presl< dent Nixon gets the support of 16 :out of eyery 10.0 Democrats. • DEMOCRATS ONLY, • .NATIONWIDE •'Kefauver .il...^..'..1.^ Nixon' _.- i-^_____j.. Undecided '_..^-_.._ ;__ 8 The Algona.Upper Des Moines presents' the .reports of the U. S. Poll exclusively in this area. • ;, FOLLOW U. S. POLL REPORTS 'IN THIS NEWSPAPER. THE From the files of 1 Jhe - Algona Upper Des Moines 'Dec. 24; 1935 .-:.-'» -. . « - • • •-.., A gasoline explosion : 'in ihe logs, turkeys andichlckeris, killed by dogs, ih- KbSs*uth .County cost' cHizerts.a total bf $2,335.50 during the yeari'-LargM claim filed'with the, county'board' 6f supervisors wa's 1 ;f6r'$25S."'It : ,Was 'figured by; rriany persons' .that; it might be' smart td kill many of the' dogs and save the taxpayers a lot of money. ! - - ' i ' : . * •'•'. '•*' . - - • •;.;'-. ••..(•• Algorta met'Clarion In a foolt ;ball (woops) /basketball game' and evened its conference mark for the season at '1^1'with a 3fc 10 • victory. The game, was' so : rough many fafts >were yelling for touchdowns 'instead .-• of baskets much of the 4ime. Evidently; the Officials .didn't ,think ( things .'got 'out of i hand f oiv onlyi eight 'fouls Jwere called on,-Algona during, the fray..Bob Post got."ten •• points and jKenny; ,Lynk state such ai ,oUfs, any bf cKbres invariably sug* gests;theff arm? with all those i du " KtHat have " f ot cho'^S. ^ enn; ie v eight, for ,41gonX. Algppa a ,4--l.sea- ,The win gave ___ = . t , son, record.-St: Cecelia's chalked !up win jnuniber .two, a. 26-J5 verdict over Pr'ese.ntatibn of Whit- ternore. Ed-THislsen tossed in'.ll' point's to lead.the locals. / : ' ^ » "• • • •• •. , J. C- Sk'ow, .Wesley,, was again' elected .to head .'the, ,K(is'suth County, Farm B.ureau' during .that organization's "annual 'meeting at Swea City, Dec... 20. Ed'Ybung- wlrth, *Whlttehioi-e; -vice prdsT- dent, Charles ' Osb6rn, Seneca, secretary;,•' G: P.'"Hawcptt. Hurt, treasurer, Mrs',-Jerry Heetlartd, Ledyard; county home' project chairman, 1 , $hd Mrs- F. G. Toririe, Swea;City,;co-unty 4-H'girls club chairman, • • were other officers elected. • - : r . , *••• , * ' * , This want ad brought lots 'of replies <-K- For* sale/or trader'Modi el T .truckj-and.<portable milking maobuid fofo'horses' a*nd cattle."= Ag one.<lbcal;wagr-put.Jt, r'Etoy,; a';machine."i <• ... ,. ..",..* .«.;.» • The final' Irain-io run 6ver Ihe Minneapolis & St. Louis tracks into Algona :,wgs, slated Friday, No official notice--ofi the discon- tinuariee' of'servlcie* had been re- only farm chores ^rrMklng, feeding and watering ratifnials, fathering the eggs and :s'o••'§&•*•- >ut, also to Include the towhffind city, 91tu*atidn*'as *lll, for children are everywHere-artd families ev4 everywhere have chbr'es. For Ih- stance.iboj's mj^ht be inblUded In fell of'thes^ as well as girls: WaShs- ing dis(ies; ..maklrig' beds,: keeping' one's room in' of-dei't dusting, ahstverlrlg -the' teleiiJhbrie, the doorbell — these'might be;. called dally tasks. Then ^the'rei are/, the Occasional onfes: washing -windows, , mowing; the la\vh|. raking leaves, burning rubbish; Helpirig with gardening 1 , doing the laundry, mending and passing clothes, — make your own list I '•','dne of. the flM things' that seems important is the attitude toward .the type : of work to be done. If work is necessary, jf the particular chores are'''ess6htial, ,then these can be done by-anyone. ,F6r whdrii ls s trie Home maintained? For ' all -'the family members, 6^ course, 1 but let's- remember that the littlest One In it lik'es to share-in family responsibility, in family chores. "~ ' Another point: Children are •especially sensitive • to the "fefel- Ing tdne" in a family.'Alo'rif-with the. feeling of being a*rriemper'of a: cctoperating group, a child cati. and; needs to get an idea of the .dignity bf Work. Work .;lgh!t * a curse; it's a blessing thai itfuts meaning: into all life and where can a child learn this' better 'than In a family bound together by ties of love; and mutual respect? Along With -learning,the.'dlg$i- ty of work, the 'child ,dfeyelpps self-reliance and ability to take, responsibility. And here; as al- Mr- and /Mrs have observed their six* attnlversary. , ?At Schorl tleth *"*. Luther ' Seyertn; ^bf Kelley, w;as killed in- a freak, accident 'as; he .was 'havings his cattle weighed at a stdck Ames. Hd j j^as stahdlng, behind a gale, wheri S'anife^dt;th'e; • cattle .slipped on/ the ic<£ jand 'fell' .against the gate^liockiftg^evertson down. He. died: 'almost ihstantly of a fracturediskvJll, •",;*/ / . • , ways, , we : need selves that; we tiding. 'Parents deal of Interest to '.remind our- learn- to/ do „• by eVirice- a< grisat- in tlie 'ideai that deal of Inerest in tlie 'ide^ai that a'jsehse 'of respbrisiblUiy'iJs •'. ihi» portaht in 1 a chUd's 1 life. ',! ft douDt j if ariy child 'will 'deVelbp It' 'Who " ariy nevdr" doe's 'deVelbp faniily: ; 6h6res'.'>P ' - ' ' ''EXPLOSION. An air' tank at the Farmers ele-' vator at Hubbard exploded recently. The ends of-the tank \verb blown through ;the rbof. hurt; • - / . '. '- Join Christmas Club Now . At HOME FEDERAL Savings & Loan Weekjy pr Monthly 50e For 50 Week* ____$ ?5.0Q l.QQ For 50 W*«ks — --$ $d.OO 2.00 For 50 >Veek$ $100.00 5.00 For 50 Weeks $25Q.QQ 10.00 For 5Q Week* ___$5QO.QQ Plan Next Christmas taught dynamite good manners ! With Its frisky "Turbo-Fire V8," this Chevrolet is >ure- dynamite. But it's bekut^fully mannered, too—quiet, Instantly obedient to your slightest signal I Nudge the accelerator, and''re aware of, ttye spljt-second chain reaction of your toe to the'"Tu>bo. Fire"! There's your dynamite-with horsepower ranging up to a high of 205, The car is built for its power, too--with a* low) low center of BTOyitji) well distributed weight and wide-apai-t; rfcu- < springs;, There's your ;s&bJltty ( and safer handling! All dpprs' have safety, latehes-^-and I^nel^padding anc} seat at extra cost, are standard, new Cbevroletl <•///•; MM t/./>"j' EOSSUTH

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