The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 24, 1956 · Page 18
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 18

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 24, 1956
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Moln« Tuesday, A^il 24, 1M6 FARM BILL VlTO ""'; President ElsenhbWer's veto of the 1956 farm bill, and his radio and T-V explanation of why he" vetoed it, left .'many .things" unanswered .and tincxplaine'di ' .•• The" bill basically embodied the soil bank plan, which the administration has favored. : The chief point on which the President vetoed the: bill was that it restored a 90 percent parity support price for basic commodities. It is another fine example-:of an effort tp make black seem white. The President's speech, writer boldly planted..this in the veto message. -The man who read the message is the same one who in 1952 campaigned around the country promising this very •90 percent of parity which he is now calling "bad." -s. As a sop, to the middle West, however, another promise .was given that corn would be raised to not;less than 82Mi percent of parity, or 10 cents a bushel. • The bill was termed "a bad bill," and the vetb message was presented to the American public ;much in the manner of a teacher telling,her first grade pupils what is "good" and what is "bad." President Eisenhower saw nothing "bad" about pushing through legislation for the Upper Colorado River project which when completed will bring millions of acres of arid land into production through irrigation — land that nature never intended to -produce grain crops, but which will eventually become competitive with the really good crop producing land of the nation. President Eisenhower ,saw nothing "bad" about giving away of the tidelarid oil areas which belonged to all the people. He saw nothing "bad" about a dealHhrotigh his own Department of the Interior where publicly-ownbd forest lands were deeded over for a pittance to a private concern for "mineral development", and a short'time later resold for many times the cost as a timber bonanza. President Eisenhower saw nothing "bad" in recommending a 5 Ms billion dollar foreign aid program for the' 1956-57 year, with the entire cost to come out of the pockets of U. S. taxpayers. President Eisenhower saw nothing "bad" about a revision of the. tax structure which enables, for example, one wealthy oil company to pay no corporation tax -at all for 1955 because it is able to "write-off" its profit under a development and expansion loophole in the revised tax bill. ' ' But the farm bill was "bad." 'Strangely enough Republican Congressmen and Senators from the Midwest didn't seem to think the bill was so "bad." They voted for it in , its'original passage, and alLbut,tWo oj" Jhe cop; grelsmen.from Iowa voted to even override *fche.. President's veto. The Republican Governor of Iowa made, a pilgrimage to Washington asking that' the bill be passed. I£ the bill was so "bad", then the middle western Republicans who have joined with Democrats in asking that it be enacted must have been sadly misinformed — or perhaps they do not know as much about agricultural economics as a handful of men 'ruling ^Mjjbna Upper j@cs prunes 111 E. Call Street—Phone 1100-Algona, Iowa Entered as second elass matter at the postofficc at Algona. Iowa, under Act ot Congress ot March 3. 1B79. Issued Tuesdays in 1956 By THE UPPER DBS 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. 404'Fifth Ave., New York 18, N. Y. 333 N. Michigan, Chicago 1, 111. SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN KOSSUTH CO, One Year, in advam'i; 5^.00 Both AlKimn lepers, m combination, per year ---»a.i"J Single (.-'u]>ies - 10c SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE KOSSUTH One Year in advance ... _. _....-- |1'iX Botli AlRona iKiper.i in combination, one year —$b.OO No subscription lesa than (i month*. ADVERTISING RATES Display Aclvc.Ttis.uiB. per inch .- 63c OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER the roost in Washington. One element of the truth that previously had been pretty Well suppressed from the public is the fact that the administration all along has had-full power, without any Congressional^ legislation at all,-to aid the farm belt if it so chose. The President's promise to raise the'support price required no Congressional action, nor do any of the other things he now says his administration will do. And perhaps most unfair. of all, was the President's implied statement that passage of the iarm bill would tend to increase living costs. This was nothing less than, a snide effort to make the Administration's veto look like a blessing for the food consumer. And it is absolutely false, as Department of Agriculture figures show. A two columri headline over an Associated Press story in the Des Mpines Register last week, read "Living Costs 5 , Including' Food, Headed Upward." In other words', a drastic drop in farm income has not.been reflected at all in food prices to the retailer, and indications point to an increase. Perhaps the President and his corps of speech writers,' advertising experts, T-V advisors, and the untold ; wealth backing the Republican party will succeed in winning the coming election. But there will be no consideration for the middle- western agricultural sections in the inner circles that dominate the administrative government in Washington today. * * , « SPEEDING THE PROCESS Brilt News-Tribune — About the only thing the young junior high teacher at Tliceville can be accused of is being enthusiastic about his work. As explained in a state paper the young teacher was discharged for disrespect for his board and insubordination. There is a greater principle of freedom of thought and education involved. J.ufflor high students are not too young to be given a few issues to think about and communism, the greatest enemy of our democracy, should certainly be explained as soon as possible. There is a great difference between teaching what communism is and advocating' communism. Perhaps his efforts at stimulating thought in his students will awaken not only that small community but many others in the midwest which hold that spoonfeeding of the three R's is all a student needs until he is old enough to go out with gir-ls. * * * THE COMPARISON HURTS Grundy Register — Net profits of manufacturers in the second quarter-of 1955 rose by 35%. U. S. Steel, General < Motors,-, Ford and Chrysler, 'the' No. 1 group in< the W9rld's big industries, are having their biggest production and their biggest profit year. All industrial stocks have had a consistent advance from month to month. Farmers hear and read about these reports and compare them with the persistent drop in price of farm products and they are justified to wonder why they are the forgotten people. "Yes, we are still doing pretty good and we are far from broke, but we are not getting our share," most of the farmers tell us. While agriculture is far from being broke, its financial situation has been slipping the past year. Farm mortgage loans throughout the country increased 27 per cent during the first six months of the year. During the same time farmers have been increasing their loans at their local banks and deposits at many of these banks have been declining the past year. Few farmers are satisfied with their present situation. Some of them believe that if they sit tight for a while longer, that the situation will solve itself. Many others have ceased to bo optimists and they are insisting on co-operation from their government. * * * LAWRENCE WELK SIDELIGHT EmmeJsburg Democrat — You Lawrence Welk fans (and you Father Leo McCoy fans—he used to lie a popular Ayshirc pastor) might be interested in this yarn: Father McCoy, recently appointed to a pastorate at Marcus after serving in Fort Dodge for the past few years, had a phone call from California. It was Orchestra Leader Welk who was planning to mark the Welk's 25th wedding anniversary. Welk invited Father McCoy to fly out to Welk's California home- and be a guest of honor at the wedding event. The clergyman had married the Welks a quarter of a-century ago in the Cathedral at Sioux City when. Lawrence was more or less unknown in bifitime dance band circles. To Welk's disappointment, Father McCoy had to decline the invitation but promised to visit the Welk home later. TV fane watch Welk's show weekly where Algonu's Dick Dale is among the featured singers. * » * Happiness adds and multiplies as we divide it with others.—Nielsen. pet year to perform such duties as the Pr esldent May prescribe. , . i.-V • ..-.-'.;• .';iia»(j«i--.. - '" , , ': ; ..' OKLAH6MA FLAG. Rep. Carl .Albert/Democrat, Oklahoma. i Wotfl'd 1 p^rtrilt'the'flagiOf Oklahoma be flown beneath the flag of the united States' within the state during 195? in'.commemora* :tioti .of the' 50th anniversary of the admission; -of Oklahbmtf Into the! Candidate Elsenhower at Bookings, S. D., October 4, 1952: "The Republican party is pledged to the sustaining of the 90% parity; price support, arid. It Is pfedged'even more than that to 'helping the farmer obtain his full parity; .100% parity, with the guarantee in the price'supports oi>96." , I ' President Eisenhower, explainingfarmbill Veto, Monday, April 16: "Among the •provisions: which make this bill unacceptable are (1) the return to ' a rigiel 90'percent of parity supports for the basic commodities." ' •'- • TON Koterba BILLS IN CONGRESS. So far this term, members .of Congress have introduced more than 1.5.00U bills. • r ' Not all of these, will become Inw. In fact, a>mere tiny fraction of them will reach the White House for signature before Congress adjourns thi^SUmmer. ' The others willWe a-waitingv. The following represents .a fair cross-section p£ the, type of bills introduced th|s session, ' • •' — o— " ' • , THREATS ON TAXPAYERS. Introduced by Sen. William Langer, Republican, North Dakota. , ' The bill would make it a crime for a Federal employe to-. threaten a taxpayer for the purpose of collecting ' taxes due the •' United States. - , -. • ' FLAG OVER PHILADELPHIA Introduced by Rep. James Byrne, Democrat, Pennsylvania; Would give Pennsylvania authority to fly the United States flag 24 hours each day over Independence Hall. MISSISSIPPI RIVER HIGHWAY. Rep. Robert Chipcrficld, Republican, Illinois. Calls for the building of a high-way that follows. tlie course of the Mississippi River from its sourct to the Gulf of Mexico. CABARET TAX. Sen. Everett •Dirksen, Republican, Illinois. Would repeal the 20 per cent Federal tax on service and merchandise at roof gardens, cabarets and other similar places. LINDY STAMP. Rep. Frank Karsten, Democrat, Missouri. 4 Calls for a special airmail stamp commemorating the first non-stop flight from New. York to Paris by Charles A. Lindbergh. ANOTHER UNKNOWN SOL- DIEH. Rep. Melvin Price, Democrat, Illinois. Would authorize the burial of an unidentified American iiead hero from the Korean war in the tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington. (Burjal of a World War II soldier was earlier authorized.) MEJDICINE LAKE CLAIM. Rep. Oi'vjn fjare, Republican, Montana. Would pay $18,000 to Medicine Lake, Mont., for damages to the town's water system us the result of developments of the Fish and Wild-life Service. ' — o— AIRBORNE WHISKEY. Sen. FIRST AID + In case of accident or sickness, the telephone.'s your best bet to get help fast. If you're on a party line when nomi'one else is in trouble—release the line quickly to let their urgent, calls tlu'ougli. Other tips for good party- line service: space out your phone calls, replace the receiver carefully, hang up quickly and quietly vfhen you iind the line in use. Remember, party- lino courtesy is catching. Northwest' ern Bell Telephone Company. Strom Thurmond, Democrat, So. Carolina. Would ban the consumption or serving of alcoholic beverages aboard commercial airliners as a safety measure. •; • — a-*, TEXARKANA. Rep. Wright Patman, Democrat, Texas. ••Would combine Texarkana, Tex., and Texarkana, Ark., under' the heading ol Texarkana, U.S.A. for the purpose of compiling census statistics. —o— INCOME TAX CREDIT. Introduced by Rep. Herbert Zelenko, Democrat, New York City. ' . ' The bill would provide a 30 per Cent credit against one's income tax lop amounts paid as tuition to p'ublic.: end private .institutions ot Mgfier 'education^ LINCOLN-D"OUGLAS STAMP. Introduced by Rep. Leo Allen, .Republican, Illinois. Would authorize a special postage stamp commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Lincoln- Douglas joint debates. CLEHOY AIR TRAVEL. Rep. Victor Wickersham, Democrat, Oklahoma. Would authorize free or reduced-rate air. travel, to ministers performing such duties as administering the sacraments, burying the dead, etc. —o—• ••'• FIFTY - CENT PIECES. Sen. William Lahger, Republican, No. Dakota. Asks that 100,000 silver half- dollars be coined in commemoration of the 100th anniversary, in 1958, of the birth of Theodore Roosevelt, PLANE SABOTAGp PENALTY. Rep. John Henderson, Republican, Ohio. ' Provides the death penalty for anyone knowingly delivering or causing to be delivered, an ex- plpsive or other dangerous article onto a civil aircraft, - —o— LEWIS AND CLARK ROADr Rep. Don Magnuson, Democrat, Washington State. : Would authorize the naming of a series of highways leading from St. Louis, Mo., to Seaside, Ore., as the "Lewis and Crark National Toursvay. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT. R|ep. Peter Frelinghuysen, Republican, New Jersey, Calls for the appointment of an administrative vice president at "a" Salary not more than $27,500 From the files of the Algona Upper Dea Moines April 28, 1936 ' -*• * * . : ' Paving work on five miles of highway 169 was expected to be< gin about the first week in May. Motorists southbound-' from, Algona were already using a detour north of Humboldt, -where /grading was now underway. Plans included paving all of 169 in northern Iowa, out no word had been received about paving'the highway in the north end of the county. Besides the paving" between Algona and Humboldt, an underpass north of Humboldt on the Northwestern road was to be completed. , . * • * « . ' .• Motorists had been warned by the state highway patrol to get their 1936 license plates on their vehicles. Effective N May 1, all patrolmen were to pick up and file charges against operators who didn't have the new plates. Hasn't changed a bit in 20 years. » * * Ralph Miller and Gail Towne of Algona decided to attempt to bag a few foxes Sunday afternoon. They cornered one, and chased it into its den. At Gail's suggestion, Ralph began pouring water down the hole to force the red animal to* the surface. After about an hour spent watering the den, Ralph discovered the soil to be real sandy, •> and absorbing the water like a sponge. After the escapade, Ralph decided GaiL was indeed a better fisherman than hunter. The fox never did show up again. ' * * * It was necessary for the Fred Baumgartner's at LuVerne to put an auxiliary heater in their chick brooder house, due to the cold weather. It was done but '300-, chicks perished in the blaze. ' „ The ' The AMWHBR Club was ed this week m Algona, members, otherwise &«?* Algona . Merchants Who Been -Robbed, issued a- request to the city council for a ejjuMe go- lice protection following a breaK in at the Cumming's variety Store dtfring the weekend. The thieves worked on the basement door of the building with chisels and saws, then reached in and released the bolt on the inside. From $12 to $15 in sales tax money was* taken/ plus an unknown ariiount of merchandise from, the shelves. They missed, the real prize, however, as Saturdays receipts, mostly cash,, were -overlooked even though the.crimlnals turned everything upside down during a search 'throughout, The police were unable to cope with the series of break-ins due to the fact only one man was available for night duty. No. formula to cope with the situation had been worked out; ^ t Thirty new homes were scheduled for construction in Algona during the coming building season •-- indicating a boom year for contractors and carpenters. ' • *. *.'..:' Richard Brink from LuVerne. representing Kossiith county in the state spelling contest, placed third in the written test, but failed to place in the oral division. An Armstrong girl, Margie Johnson, was sixth in the oral qi vision. It was the second straight vear a girl frbtti Armstrong had placed .in the |t|te me«t. .• , tt.. S 'n^ed ^sld^THafold Stevetison* >vl£e^ jsresiMht,". 'arid for the eomlHf yeSfv, "• "•"' Change Of Seinery Algona RbtariaHs had a change of sceneryj- April 16, When they held their weekly meeting following the Algona school cafeteria -in '. the Ahnex building. -.Helen Comfort, lifnch- room supervisor, gave, them an outline of facts .and-figures connected with thei local school lunch 13 COLORS 13 RUlCO WINDOVVS SALVANIZED Stilt SELF- STORING d'OMBiJ»AtlP)»'.fllve« fou mote coMViinleifMftf' arid com* fort than any oiher combination window I RUSCO DOOR HOODS AND WINDOW CANOPIES add greatly to the beauty of your home! Charles/Miller RUSCO SALES Phone 741-W after 8 p.m. Display at 116 So. Dodge, Algona -\ Understand Your Child Sponsored by State University of Iowa Child Welfare Research Station .greatly by seeing Ux it that a child gains no satisfaction from a temper tantrum. He needs EMOTIONAL PEVELQPMENT To develop emotionally, a child needs the experience of making his own decisions. He should make choices as often as possible, considering his level of development. He needs experiences with other people, both children and adults, so that he will learn how to get along with them cooperatively. He needs to learn to face the consequences of his decisions — for example, it' a child does noi wash his hands, he may not have his dinner. He must learn to faci.- difficulties realistically — when he falls from the tricycle, instead of crying and blaming the tricycle, he needs to learn that perhaps it was his own fault fur driving too close to the edge of the walk. He needs to learn to'face' frustrations without' liaviiiji tempui- tantrums. Parents can help periences in learning how to handle and adjust to different situations, so he won't be • upset by n/ew experiences. He needs experiences of affection and love from his parents without depending too much on them, • and a feeling of being wanted and needed. Thoughtful parents will take time to let him talk out his troubles. With other children, he needs satisfying experiences of feeling important and being able to do what tl^ey do—and to do spine things better, to play with them and learn to solve his own difficulties with them whenever possible. A child learns that he does not get a toy by crying, but that one can take turns or learn to x-ooperate. parents realize these exper- iejWKjs wjll .cover many years' tiijic. They are basic to iiiK ejno- tio'nal development. You get ^ Extra Savings like these ... in Wards New Sale Book Found.;. the way to save more money all summer long! Just shop Wards Spring and Summer Sale Book for the items yog need to enjoy as much cool comfort as possible during the warm days ahead. You know you always save money when you buy from Wards Catalogs; now you save even morel Found, too, the wqy to save time and energy in shopping ... just shop at home by phone when you want to order these extra values from Wards Sale Book. 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