The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 30, 1956 · Page 17
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 17

Algona, Iowa
Issue Date:
Tuesday, October 30, 1956
Page 17
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fcV* ADLAI STEVENSON for PRESIDENT ESTES KEFAUVER For VICE PRESIDENT E. R. (Spike) EVANS for U. S. SENATOR HERSCHEL LOVELESS for GOVERNOR MERWIN COAD For CONGRESS The Has The Interest of ALL / FOR THE FARMER FOR THE ELDERLY AT . FOR THE SMALL BUSINESS MAN . FOR EDUCATION AND YOUTH GOVT. OF, BY and FOR THE PEOPLE IN IOWA THE DEMOCRATIC PLATFORM STANDS FOR THESE: 1, ROADS . . . better ones from same tax dollars; co-ordination with Federal program; establish urban department within highway commission. [ EDUCATION . . . more equi- • table, efficient financing system; strengthen local control; amendment to continuing contract law for teacher's protection. 3 REAPPORTIONMENT .... • referendum on constitutional amendment for general assembly apportionment. 4 5. 6. 7. 8 10. SMALL BUSINESS . . . liberalize • and simplify credits; change hampering tax system. TAXES . . . repeal Vz% sales tax; remove income tax inequalities; continue homestead and veteran's exemptions. INDUSTRY . . . expansion by more favorable business climate. HIGHWAY PATROL . . . increase patrolmen's salaries, advancement opportunities and proper delegation of authority. ( SOCIAL WELFARE . . . improve • program, old age pensions, laws protecting women and children in industry; modernize juvenile laws. E STATE GOVERNMENT . . . • fairer civil service system; study of mental health and patient care. AGRICULTURE . . . raise farmer income to at least 90% parity; production payment plan on livestock, poultry, dairy products; return program administration to farmers; sound soil conservation program; brucellosis eradication program; discontinue agricultural use gas and naphtha taxes; adequate REA support; favorable credit to farmers; expand school lunch program and food stamp plan. VOTE TONIGHTS SPEAKER ' 'The Party For You, Not Just A Few" Inserted by Kossuth County Democratic Central Committee

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