The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 24, 1956 · Page 40
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 40

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 24, 1956
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2-AI0ena (la.) Upper Cfe* Mdlfte* Tuesday, April 24, 19S6 TM1 PRISIDINT'S FARM BILL V«TO President Eisenhower's veto of the 1956 farm bill, and his radio and T-V explanation of why he vetoed it, left many things unanswered and unexplained. 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 lo 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." , As a sop to the middle west, however, another promise was given that corn would be raised to not less than 82 >i percent of parity, or 10 cents a bushel. The bill was termed "a bad bill." and the veto 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 ^vhicrr will eventually become competitive with the really good crop producing land of the nation. President Eisenhower saw nothing "bad" about giving away of the tideland oil areas which belonged to all the people. He saw nothing "bad" about a deal through his own Department of the Interior where publicly-owned 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 5V 2 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, bne 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 .vote&.for it,.* its. original passage, and all, but tWo q7",the c£h\ grelssmen from Iowa voted to even override the President's veto. The Repu6lican Governor of Iowa made a pilgrimage to Washington asking that the bill be passed. If 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 Upper 111 E. Call Street—Phone 1100,-Algona, Iowa Pnlcrcd as second class matter at the postofficc at Algona, Iowa, under Act o£ Congress or March 3. 1870. __ _ _ . - — THE UPP^ U D E | U MOi y NEk n ASHING CO. •R. B. WALLER, Managing Editor C. S. ERLANDER, Advertising Manager NATION.AL EDITORIAL AFflt'A'E ME MBE » MEMBER AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATIONS NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE Weekly Newspaper Representatives, Inc. 404 Fifth Ave., New York 18, NY. 333 N. Michigan, Chicago 1, 111. SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN KOSSUTH CO. One Year, in advance - li'SS Bulb Algoiia papers, in combination, prr year ...$3 W Single Copies lul SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE KOBSUTH One Year in advance %a'm Botli Algona papers in combination, uni-' year .._$>tj.UU No subscription less than 0 months.. ADVERTISING RATES Display Advertising, per inch :._.03c 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 farm 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 column headline over an Associated Press story in the Des Moines Register last week, read "Living Costs, Including Food, Headed Up ward." 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 Brill News-Tribune — About the only thing the young junior high teacher at Riceville 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. Junior 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 girls. per year to perform such duties as the President may prescribe. OKLAHOMJTfLAS. Rep. Carl Albert. Democrat, Oklahoma. Would permit the flag of Oklahoma be flown beneath the flag of the United States within the state during 1957 in commemofa- (ion of the 50lh anniversary of the admission of Oklahoma into the Union. 2Q38BJ AGO IH THE weather. It was done Wednesday morning, and a short while later, as the family ate its bMftkfMt, the bidder fi<*ufe Dttfst tftld flames. The fif<* waS extinguished, out 300 clicks perished in the blaze. Candidate Eisenhower at Bookings, S. D., October 4, 1952: "The Republican Party is pledged to the sustaining of the 90% parity price support, and it is pledged even more than that to helping the farmer obtain his furt_parity, 100% parity, with the guarantee in the price supports of 90." President Eisenhower, explaining farm bill veto, Monday, April 16: "Among the provisions;which make this bill unacceptable Ore (1) the return to a rigid 90 percent of parity supports for the basic commo'dities." TON ,,. Koterba THE COMPARISON HURTS Grundy Register — Net profits of manufacturers in the second quarter of. 1955 rose \>y 35%. U. S. Steel,'General":Motors, Ford'and Chrysler,' the No. 1 group in the world'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 arc ttie forgotten people. "Yes, we are still doing pretty good and we arc 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 post 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 be optimists and they are insisting on co-operation from their government. * * * LAWRENCE WELK SIDELIGHT Emmetsburg Democrat — You Lawrence Welk fans (and you Father Leo McCoy fans—he used to be a popular Ayshire 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, hud a phone cull 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 bigtime dunce band circles. To Welk's disappointment, Father McCoy had to decline the invitation but promised to visit the Welk home later. TV funs watch Welk's show weekly where Algona's Dick Dule is among the featured singers. t a * Happiness adds and multiplies as we divide it with others.—Nielsen. BILLS IN CONGRESS. So far this term, members of Congress have introduced more than 1,5,000 bills. '"> Not all of these will become law. In fact, a mereHiny fraction of them will reach the White tiouse tor signature before Congress adjourns thig-isummer. The others will die a-waiting. The following represents a fair cross-section of the type of bills introduced this session. —o— THREATS ON TAXPAYERS. Introduced by Sen. William Lan- ge'r, Republican, North Dakota. The bill would make it a crime for a Federal employe to threaten ; a taxpayer for .the pUrpqse of col- fccting taxes due the United States. -. ..... ••",-' •*. i '—o—' * " 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 Chiperficld, Republican, Illinois. Calls for'the building of a highway that follows the course of the Mississippi River from its .source to the Gulf of Mexico. Strom Thurmond, Democrat, So. '.arolina. Would ban the consumption or serving of alcoholic beverages aboard commercial airliners as a safety measure. TEXARKANA. Rep. Wright Patman, Democrat, Texas. 'Would combine ' Texarkana, Tex., and Texarkana, Ark., under the heading of 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 J^xtfor amounts paid-as.tuition to public and private institutions of higher education. LINCOLN-DOUGLAS STAMP. Introduced by Rep. Leo Allen, Republican, Illinois. Would authorize a special postage stamp commemorating the 100th. anniversary of the Lincoln- Douglas joint debates. Ff6m the files of Ihe Algona Upper Des Moines April 28, 1936 * * * Pavirtg work on five mile* of highway 169 was expected to begin 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, but 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. Molorisls had been warned by the state highway patrol to get their 1936 license plates on their vehicles. Effective 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 abottt an hour spent watering the den. Ralph discovered the soil • o be real sandy, and absorbing the water like a sponge. After the escapade, Ralph decided G?il was indeed a better fisherman than hunter. The fox never did show up again. • * * It was necessary for Ihe Free Baumgartner's at LuVerne to put an auxiliary heater in their chick brooder house, dXie to the cold The AMWHBR Club WU ed this week in Alrfona. The members, otherwise Known as Algona Merchants Who HaV6 Been Robbed, issued a request 16 the city council for adequate police protection following a break- in at the Gun-lining's Variety Store during the weekend. Jhe thieves worked on the basement door of the building with chisel| and saws, then reached in and released the bolt on the inside. From $12 to $16 in sales tax money was taken, plus an Utt- known amount of merchandise from the shelves. They missed the real prize, however, as Saturday s receipts, mostly cash, were overlooked even though the criminals 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. 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 Kossuth 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 division. H was the second straight year a girl from Armstrong had placed in the state m|et v fit* etflwfi *tft *ttei*i «• centty by members' 6f Algbfta unit 1 of the Kossuth (Mtiftttya* lion League. Dr. John Keftefick was named president, Harold Stevenson, vice 'tfeHdjSnH* And Evan Finnell, setretafS-Cl'ea'sttfer, for the cotning yeaf. Change Of Scenery Algona Rotarians had a change of scenery,» April 18, WHen they held their weekly meeting folloAving luhch at the Algona school cafeteria in the Annex building. Helen Comfort, lunchroom supervisor, gave them an outline of facts and figures connected with the local school lunch program. _ ^ 1 3 COLORS RUSCO WINDOWS 13 JALVAM12ED iTflEt SELF* STORING COMBINATION gtvM you me** C6At*ni«fie« «itd com- for! than any ether combination window 1 RUSCO DOOR HOODS AND WINDOW CANOPIES add greatly to the beauty of your home! Charles Miller RUSCO SALES Phone 741-W after 6 p.m. Ottplay at lit So. Dodge, r 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. Calls for a special airmail stamp commemorating Hie first non-stop flight from New York to Paris by Charles A. Lindbergh. ANOTHER UNKNOWN SOL- DIEH. Rep. Meh'in Price, Democrat, Illinois. Would authorize the burial of an unidentified American ceacl hero from the Korean war in the tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington. (Burial of a World War II soldier was earlier authorized.) —o— MEDICINE LAKE CLAIM. Rep. Orvin Fjare, Republican, Montana. Would p;iy $18,000 to Medicine Lake, Mont., for. damages to the town's water system as the result of developments of the Fish and Wild-life Service. AIRBORNE WHISKEY. Sen FIRSTAID In case of accident or sickness, the line service: space out your phone telephone's your best Ix-t to get help calls, replace the receiver carefully, /•..... i r .,.,..•..,, ,.., .. .,.,»•«, iiii,> wtu.M linnc nil uuicklv and uuietlv when you last. Il you're on a party line when sMiiwonc <•/,*.• is in trouble- release the line quickly to let Uit»ir urgent, calls iiuough. Other tips tot good party- , hang up quickly ancj quietly when you find the line in use. Remember, jiarty- linc courtesy is catching. Northwest* ern'BeU Telephone Company. CLERGY 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. __("}—.. FIFTY - CENT PIECES. Sen. William Langer, 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 SABOTAGE PENAL TY. Rep. John Henderson, Republican, Ohio. Provides the death penalty for anyone knowingly delivering or causing to be delivered, an explosive or other dangerous article onto a civil aircraft. LEWIS AND CLARK ROAD. 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 Clark National Tounvay. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT. Rep. Peter Frelinghuysen, Republican, New Jersey. Calls for the appointment of an administrative vice president at a salary not more than $27,500 KW?^ Extras! You get '*-> Extra Savings like these ... in Wards New Sale Book SHOP BY PHONE 1053 Found .;. the way to save more money all summer long! Just shop Wards Spring and Summer Sale Book for the items ygu need to enjoy as much cool comfort as possible during the warm days ahead. You know you alwayi save money when you buy from Wards Catalogs; now you save even morel Found, too, the way 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. If you'd like to have a Free copy of our new Spring and Summer'Sale Book, visit Wards today. Understand Your Child Sponsored by Siaie University of Iowa Child Welfare Research Station 1 greatly by seeing to child gains EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT To develop emotionally, a child needs the expencnc-e of ivtakinu his own decisions, lie should make choices as often as po>siblc. 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 tare the consequences of his dec-ism.",- — for example, ii a child does noi wash his hands, he may not have his dinner. He must learn to Ua-i.- difficulties realistically — when he falls from the tricycle, of crying and blaming the tricycle," he needs tu learn .that pi',Imps it was his own fault fur driving too close to the edge oi the walk. He needs to'learn to face frus- Iralimi.- with"Ul h.ivin.-; lc'm|", tantrums. Parents can help seeing to" it that a no satisfaction from .i temper tantrum. He needs experiences in learning how to handle and adjust to different situations, so lie won't be upset by neVv experiences. He needs experiences of affection and love from his parents without depending too much on them, and a teeling of being wanted and needed. Thoughtful parents will take time to let him talk out his troubles. With othei children, he needs satisfying experiences of feeling important and being able to do what they do—and to do some things better, to play with them and learn to solve Ins own difficulties with them whenever possible, A child learns that lie does not gel a toy by cryiny. bui that one can take turns ui' learn to cooperate. Parents reali/.e these experiences will cover many years' 'iiiie. They are basic IK his emo- iioHal devL-k'pment. CHECK THESE & EXTRA VALUES WAS Metallic Sari Print Skirt '.. 3.98 Misses' Roll-Up Denim Shorts 1.98 Knee High Stretch Nylon Hose. pr. 1.95 Women's No-Iron Cotton Plisse Slips , 1.98 Girls' 1-Pc. 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