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IMPORTANT FOR SUMMER GET YOUR TETANUS SHOT I Iff! Tetasas* 1.- r*c«~ rears ::•* dusSjsr O'f this isfe-ctic: *•-?* •tSrsialsbei. fc-ai the s^ids- illness eaased tj tstan&s »tic£ str?--i a Sexton Jarr.er rer:«=tl;, '-is forceablr iro-aer.t tr.<e ianrers if this Tiros tc K of c<sr sstsc th«e fcilc*:rjc that s'rcil-i t Asy saidec actse : r ~-,:*r<=r:€::i:: tis "re !»;i. A estier, ei- t* -*^~J- i rxi.- ; :f as Easts— ssbcrt rscerjtiy, a i>:ise-slf= ;at i<£rsel? I, 3. -s-asa't nr3<± of a set, iacf tte isciisci se^-ei tr Tsi days later th* vt-ciau T^S ii iiosciUi fixitis? *:: i>;r her JITS clenched, isr tack, 2.1—5 aaS less - **• - i»- % »*=.- _-:.s. k. tis 4—Afg«ne, He.) Upper D«f Hotrvt* T>)wrtd<xy, Jwft* 2, COLLEGE FOR EVERYTHING ! The No^^ Cc. ho» ea-c *s-cs 100 thtj "Hew do yo «! to e grew>.g e"c-! cf every Am-ericc" h-gh ic^c-s 1 erc3ye*e wVo desire* it?" The qyet*"'—n fs p-er^ne-t. T*-»*e c*e ""s-si- fied progress, both c«b!:c c^d srvc'e. *c provide sc^clc'S^B'S, g's^'s c->c locr.j ?s more and rvore w 'sH Meed help ts cc or, w;^ The insurance ;=rrpsr,y didn't c~!e;r,s' *c drew conclusions ? r or-, the survey c? u .er •hate report rhci LeKgh Universiry ccve c rest- tier the? wos fsurvd freque.-.rfy in rhe repiie*. It St=tfrd: "/ college educator, should be prcv'-ded for t, l >ove -who ecu'd benefit from it. Sot a'l pecpfo cc«. A certs'- rrir.irr.um cf ob : i;ty Is requiri-d." Ir, o rep-crt, scm-e "typicc!" orswers we-e cited. They i-codes' rwc from !swc univer- departrrve nts of t^e schools. Univers.ty c- !c-ws — A college degree probably is be : .ng isrr«wKct overs-old in terms of economic* benefit. Drake Un.vers'ry - The opportunity should be g'tven, but standards should be kept up to such o level tHst onry qualified people grodu- erte. Vocations! educct-ion should be made available to those who ccn't "cut" a cc-Hege progrorr, arvd enough status attached thereto _so thct there is no social stigma if a person can't make it in cc'Iese. Qpper 111E. Call Street—Ph. 235-3S3S-Algona, Iowa Zip Code 50511 Tssneri Tuesday and Thursday by THE UPPER DES MOIXES PUBLISHING CO. R. B. WALLER, Editor & Publisher DON SMITH, News Editor ADVERTISING Russ Keltey Denny Waller JACK PURCELL, Foreman NATIONAL NEWSPAPEI NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE American Newspaper Representatives, Inc. 404 Fifth Ave., New York 18, N.Y. SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN TRADE AREA One Year, In advance. Semi-weekly |-i.OO Single Copiet . lOe SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE AREA One Yeir. ir. idvar.re. Semi weekly MOO No rjbscnptiac less than 6 month*. OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING RATES ON REQUEST C L 'c S'o'e U- v.-s'*v _ Cc-c.i-5 c-e f =s' beco-'-s «o-; j-owded s-.d. cs c -eswH, $-c~ cu's > : -s'-_-:'""s? —e'^ods s*e be : --s od- cc'ed tec *'«'Y x c- b*i* tec^ : - = s'o-ds-ds U- >e-s *y c> ' -c $ — .v;'-cw'-c k ss 's-se s.-—.$ c 4 — c-fy. they des -e o cc'iege educsvc- c'e - s ? oct *5 *C,:ic»* t*--O-sh c-,3 rr-C~y whs Stsrt w:H never f'r'sh. Sir 1 who* cs-, be b-sd cbc-.-t ever iust a yesr cf cc ! <ece? W» ee^-s? be'ieve that v,-e csr ever cve*-ed'-cote o^jr c-ecs'-e Jr-:v£"S «y C* V.ir r-esc'C — Vt'e SUSC-*C* *Sct o$ in the p-ss», *hc-se **hs wr-c-r* hcrs&st « 5 ge* 'He ed^cctio- w"'! i.-ti"re '* :-.sst effective!y. Appsrer.t!y, eco-,cr-,"c prcb'emj are net rrucH cf o deterre-t ts a h'ghry motivated stjdert. GREEN GIANT NOT JOLLY luveme Star Herald — The Jolly Gre«n Giant has o sour taste in his mouth os he locks to the south. This famous firm has its headquarters in LeSweur, Minnesota. Its op*ra1icns in California will run 515 million a year in addition to all the business it does In Minnesota. In California the Minnesota firm packs Brv^veJ sprouts, carrots, broccoli, beans, asparagus, cauliflower and spiriach. But the Jolfy Green Giant keeps eyeing Mexico and he thinks things may be greener south of the border. Eight major American food processors ere now operating in Mexico. R. C. Cosgrove, president of the Minnesota firm, confirms that Green Giant is setting up a pilot project in the Sonora area. The reason? The cutting off of the bracero program cut off the supply of cheaper, "stoop" labor. Costs soared. Supply was uncertain. None of the food processors want to talk much about the situation for fear of upsetting the growers. Green Giant executives like the Sonora area because irrigation projects ore underway. There is a reservoir of skilled and technical help. The company would hydra cool produce and ship in refrigerated trucks to a Mexican border town for processing with ultimate sale being in the U. S. Our Minnesota "Jolly Green Giant" may bs developing a Latin accent before too long —which is another illustration of the fact that sometimes labor con price itself out of the market. Warrensburg, Mo., Star-Journal: "A newspaper ad is more than cold type. More even than cold type carrying a message. To the businessman, a newspaper ad is the adrenalin that makes c tired soles curve spring to life and shakes a sleepy economy awake." Children wfco have difficulty using their hands are often not given an opportunity to use those fingers at home. —Auburn Enterprise For And About Teenagers) fL ~? J , >3 •*- A« -n'^X /•-:tv-*3 ^l *"^ ~) - ! **ofe ^^/ 1 I^ : L_%^ ^y\Jf/' THE WEEK'S LETTER:' I am 16 years old and I like a boy who is 20. All of my girlfriends feel the difference in our age* is not too much. Boys and older peopk think he U to old for me. This boy goes to college, but 1 see him on weekends and during the summer. My best girlfriend is 15 years old and she likes a boy who is 19 — so their age difference is the same. I saw this boy that 1 like during the past summer. I still like him, but I don't know what to do. Do you think he is too old? And, how can I get him back 0 " OUR REPlV: A difference of four years in age is unimportant where adults are concerned. In the teen years, however, four years can be quite a spread. Preferably, a teenage girl should stay within her own age group. Advisedly, she should do so until she graduates from high school. A year or two difference in ages be- comes less important as one grows older. In some instances, girls of 17 or 18 are as "mature" as boys three or four years older. But, individual cases differ. Our best adivce is to remain friends with the hoy and not make it a real serious thing. If it is meant to be, time will make things right. H yew W>.» o Mtoog* root to, rw .001 to d<K«u. or on ob»«rvBteii to moi* arfdrwt r««r 1*B»/ to FOt AND AftOUl TUNAGEIS COMMUNITY AND SUtUUAN MESS SEtVICf -.O: -i- br-CCCDr Mc-sc people do adt realize thai tetanus is a grate menace. And it is x a» rise. Aceordttagto (be U. S. Public Health ferries, the rn-Jier of cases was op 10 percent in 1965. J50T IMMUNIZED ATS ~g aad FOW fatally protected? Tbe aaswe* may rery wffl bfe '•>';.." Acccmfiag to a report by IMrersfty of Oklahoma 4 n-illion cfafldrea under 5 hare not feeec immunized te&aas. Americas M«£cal AssodattoB figures indicate of adalls do not hare unrnnnity. Many women nerer ha-Tr bees isocalated. Aiaoagfe mfllioas of mea were inoculated i£ e.~ serrice, maay hare alkrwed tire imnraizatton to wear ofL Dr=r a reces* lO-rear period, 4366 tetanas cases were re- aad 30S3 victims died. Tbers may hare be«n more. * cases, aarecogBiaedi, may aare beea attrib^ed to a fora of TJS &x ants 1545 &ai triple racciaes (against tetanas, i-=ria aad -stocking cooga) betaa to be administered commonly to Quires, aad authorities today regard »omea wao were bom tef:re i?4; as Lift-risk erojp. Bat all oi as are exposed almost cacvsUntlT to EJS tetasss tsr»at, fe a feig-citr apartmsrf a J* rsiT j&d DOT plajiag -rta a plastic car cst Maself cc a jagged isoier. Tes davs later !ie was dead .of tstaass. :•:•:•., ^ >^^^^^^^ aad Mike Sefler, pcrte- X[y7Ti M E Noesm SCHOOL * o A §703} of aeigSbors at tte Cesar ifoaafog farm, Fectne, aad assisted in plast- iag &e cars aad beans for Mr. sastaiaed a tsrckai Uood ressel *OTidag oo a tractor. put «ere Araoid fiantel- Bffl Weiaex aad sac Bill, Jr., & G. Berklaad, EdMiicheU, Robert Bgrfc^^ (Xto aad NDTBaa Larsoa. - o- Serieaal First Class Andreir R. Saatej, SOQ of Mr. and Mrs. Earry W. Santey, Bart, arrived in Francs aadris DOT a member ol Cbe 7913tt Army GoiL Ser- geaot Sutey, a supply specialist wift tbe oMt, ertered the Army in 1948, and lad been awarded flte US and Korean Sendee ribbons. - o - best subjects were sandbox and see-saw.* i H/STORX'S SCRAPBOOK E S AND EVENTS FROM YESTERYEARS iipaon married the Duke of Windsor, Jnae 3, 1937. Dombed Parte for (be fint time in World War 11, PHheliD 11 died in eadk at Doom, Holland, June 4, r can troop entered Borne, Jane 4, 1944. s. FrankHn discovered decUklij with a kite ex- Jane 5, 1752. President Boocevett signed an act re"gold dauae", June 5, 1933. • D-Day, the name given by the Allied lifflUry Comoro hour for the invasion of France, on the Nor, June 6, 1944. The £ t International TMCA convention wu held in ^"*S<o. V In . T 1fiC4 • •-""" = - ••' FROi: THE UI Ma;. Vandals out of fou: area inc. school, •j Bffl of Bight* was pnwd byCongreM, June 8, 1944. «t elevated raibroadf in the U.S. began openanc at o Railway Expoaition, June 9, 1383, The affair was to honor who had high scholasticg-TKj extra auricular activities. Her mother, Mrs . CHga Sdnrartz and sisters, Mrs. Art Doocy, and Mrs. Inrin Smith attended the exercises. - o - Gary Jennings was elected president of the Algona chapter of Future Farmers of America for the 1956-57 school year. Other new officers included Bob Von Rank, vice president; Dennis Schoby, secretary; Richard Olson, treasurer; Gary- Bsrnau, Four «*"rt°"f5 from this area recerred nmsic awards at Iowa State^CoHege. Patricia Ward, dan^ltter of Mr. and Mrs. Harrr Wird, was awirdsd the "?' blanket, fee highest award giyea in the department of nmsic; a bronze award went to James Sanders, West Bsod; Mary Jo Weber, Bancroft, a sflrer award in vocal nmsic; and Jadith Kingston, Armstrong, was tbe recipient of a bronze award in in*ijT"Q]in^Tjt'S| nmsic * - o - Mr. and Mrs. Herman Wise, Wesley, entertained 20 rel- ...atives and friends at a party following graduation exercises at toe public school for Charlotte Wise, a member of the senior high class, and Ruth, an eighth grade graduate. ."KE FILES OF L?, DES MODsES '*., 1955 ^1 smashed uindo-A-s raral schools in the ling the Schenck Mel via Alt, Plum Cre- •: Center school, i school 5 I. 2 miles vest of Al- gaona or. McGregor road and another 2 . '2 miles east of Algona on .v. Gregor. No complete estir. te of damage had been made oa a! the buildings, but i: would cost >50-$60 just to replace the ;lass at Plum Creek. Five day, in the eighties and r*-j almost that high made Kossuth count;, a hot place during the week. Jo me rain had fallen, but not near.y enough as the area was soli a: out five inches shon on the all-important moisture docket. LJW temperature for the week v^s 36 degrees. - o - Ray Seanish, local grocer, had the m.sfortune to suffer a bad co mound fracture of the lower ler, when he was hoisting a laddtr to the loft in the garage at their cottage at Woman Lake, Man:.. Climbing up in haste, the ladder slipped on the concrete fhor and came down with Ray still on it. He "set" his own lee and was taken to the nearest doctor's office at Walker Minn., a 30 mile drive. At Walker, the doctor informed him that he didn't have the instruments to deal with that type of fracture and sent him to Brainerd - an 80 mile trip. There he iinally got his badly broken leg to competent medical attention. However, well on the mend, and vat-h the aid of a pair crutches, Ray was back at work catting up beef quarters and saving through bongs - as usual. - o Betty Schwartz, Swea City, student at lowd State Teachers College, was one of the honor trudeiits recognized in the convocation for honor students. Antiquing Antiquing with the new short-cut kits is an easy way to make old furniture look like new or give a new piece of furniture the charming appearance of age. However, if undercoating or color toner is to be applied with a .-oray gun, the coating must fr.st be thinned to insure an even flow of paint Two tablespoons of mineral spirits should do the job. PRINTING THAT PULLS aad does Justice to your business, f alrry priced. Upper Des Mates WGOLDEN YEARS WOMAN TURNS RETIREMENT INTO A 'WONDERFUL" LIFE "I retired at the ag« of 66. This was three years ago, and at the time I believed my retirement was going to be enjoyable. I never dreamed it would be as wonderful as it has turned out to be. . ." These words came from a widow, Mrs. Carolyn Williams, who describes her income as "quite small." Mrs. Williams moved when library's summer reading program for children. — Took a six-month course in watercolor painting from a private teacher, and meanwhile joined a local concert association that provided five musical programs each winter. — Joined the Salvation Army auxiliary and started taking a major part in its welfare activities. she retired, to find a better i— Enrolled in a physical con- climate and to be near heriditioning class for women and children and grandchildren, j attended sessions one night a She took an apartment in a week until an appendix opera- community where she was a total 5tranger and immediately decreed that she would work out her own destiny without help from her children. "1 was utterly delighted to be so close to them. But they had their duties and interests, and I had mine. Though we tion put a stop to it. Then she enrolled in a conversational Spanish course for two terms. — Began work at home on the first hooked rug she had ever made, stuck by herwatercolors and sold two of them, then took up crewel work. — Switched political parties in — .i H » ..»** t******.. A nuugii »* ^ — jv* iinitu i^ujuunjdl parllca in would be together frequently the 1964 Presidential cam- and I would naturally bejpaign, and worked for two pleased at their invitations, 1 — j months in a political office, not my children — would make'joined three civic fund-raising my friends and my daily life."!campaigns, and made half her This, over the three years,: own clothes, is what she did: j "From all this," says Mrs. — Chose an apartment near'Williams, "you can see why 1 her church, because she didn't : have little sympathy for retired have a car, found the church i people who sit around and acnve and friendly, made it a j complain they have nothing to major point to attend, and in:do. The only organization I several months was a member!have joined that bored me was of five different organizations!a Senior Citizens group within the church. ! Almost any lonely retired — Transferred from back home woman or widow could use ner membersmp in a Great what Mrs. Williams has done Books Discussion Group and as a blueprint, build up a little began to collect a different set | energy and courage, and of friends. |turn her empty life into an — Joined with three friends she^ adve nrure. made at church and became! for •'•GOLDEN ruts u-pee* "Friends of the Local Library,"i^* 1 ,^ " then began taking pan in the'* » 1001? with th(Hr rTA TWc r ..IfWbMto.trnW^ »MnMr^*rtJnclr/tl«l^an^«. Tbsycan W into any wound, A «01nt*r tafrry, an Insect Trtck - «r *«"«* »"** Jn °* * ta «" * T * *«» "iTa'dean, INt-MMdUi at, *«rm« and oat with OMS Mood. Or If the «wre« (be microor*ani*m« may to «*W* * the ocfgen in tte Hood. Bat if there it HtUe MMdUig or If th« S»m are instated by Imbedded dirt, tetanM orftanlnma may ?ai* a foothoW. They thrive to th« abwnce of otygen. ^_,^,,K^»«^ A* they multiply, the «pore« liberate a deadlypoUoo that attacks the nera center*, cauring spumi and convuldons, *«ne so severe that rlctlm« have been known to fracture a vertebra. No drug can halt a full-blown ca«e of tetam*. Once the symptom* appear - law clenching (which gives the disease Its common name of lockjaw), convul«ion», breathing muscle paroxysms a doctor cannot do anything about the poison that already has entered the nervous system. He can administer sedation and oxygen and take other steps to try to tide the victim over. He can use medication to try to neutralize any poison that has not yet produced harm, More often than not, none of this wiH be enough. Yet simple Immunization Is an almost perfect preventive. In all the wars before World War D, tetanus took more lives than swords, arrows and bullets. In World War II, thanks to Immunization, ihere were only four cases of tetanus among nearly 2,800,000 wounded. Immtralzation is best started early - 1 1/2 to 2 months after birth - to guard against the scrapes and falls of chfldhood. But even adulthood Is not too late. There is a series of three shots, followed by a booster within six to 12 months. Immunity can be maintained with a booster every five years. When a serious injury- occurs, a doctor may administer another booster and you -rill be safe, ANIMAL SERUM But if you haven't been immunized or immunity has worn off, It is too late to establish active immunity after an injury. Then an antitoxin made from animal serum may have to be used to provide temporary protection. The antitoxin is a lifesaver for most people, but as much as 25 percent of the population is sensitive to the substance. Dr. Champ Lyons of the University of Alabama School of Medicine has estimated that each year 2 5, 000 of the 500,000 people who have to take animal antitoxin require bos- pitalization because of reactions. Once in every 50,000 to 200,000 cases the reaction to horse serum may be death. As a safeguard, doctors make skin tests to determine sensitivity. But skin tests are not foolproof. Fortunately, a human tetanus antitoxin free of sensitivity problems is coming into use, but the supply is limited and it may not be available when needed. There is no substitute for active immunization. B could have prevented the ordeal of the woman who cut herself gardening and it could have saved the life of the 3-year old boy. If you or members of your family have not been immunized or have allowed your immunity to lag, you should make an appointment soon with your doctor. You should also get from your doctor a note showing the dates of your tetanus immunization and you should carry it with you . In an emergency the note will tell a doctor unfamiliar with your history that you have been immunized, pHminaHng the need for antitoxin. Immunization can be a lifesaver. So can a note carried in your wallet or purse. INSURANCE A. J. (Ante) Rieklefo IJ Health ft Accident Life - Auto - Fire - Hail 3 E. State _ 2964529 ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY J. R. (Jim) KOLP Surety Bonds - All Llnei Of Insurance 28W178 200 E. State BLOSSOM INSURANCE AGENCY General Insurance 7 N. Dodge 295-2735 BOHANNON INSURANCE SERVICE 5 N. Dodge 295-5443 Home — Automobile — Farm _ Polio Insurance HERBST INS. AGENCY For Auto, House, Household Goods, and Many Other Forms. Phone 295-3733 Ted. 8. Hcrbat KOSSUTH MUTUAL INSURANCE ASSOCIATION Over 174,000,000 worth of in- •urance in force. Phone 295-STSfl. Lola Scuffham, Sec'y. RICHARD A. MOEN Representing FEDERATED INSURANCE Modern One-Stop Insurance Service Business — Home — Car — Life Phone 2954955 P.O. Box 337 Algona, Iowa SUNDET INSURANCE AGENCY Complete Insurance Service 118 So. Dodge - Algona, la. Phone 295-2341 DR. J. B. HARRIS, JR. Dentist At 622 E. State Phone 295-2334 DR. J. G. CLAPSADDLE Dentist At 112 N. Thorington Phone 295-2244 for Appointment OPTOMETRI DR. L. L. SNYDER 113 East State Algona Telephone 2954715 Closed Saturday Afternoons DR. HAROLD W. ERICSSON Eyes Examined — Contact Lenses — Hearing Aid Glasses 9 East State Street Phone 295-2196 Hours: 9:00 a. m. to 5:00 P. M. Closed Saturday Afternoons DR. DONALD J. KINOFIELD Optometrist Visual Analysis and Visual Training Contact Lenses 108 So..Harlan, Algona Phone 295-9743 DR. M. R. BALDWIN Summer Office . Hours Mon. - Tues. . Wed. - Fri. 8:30 • 5:OU Thurs. - Sat. — 8:30 -12:00 Friday Evenings — 6:30 • 8:30 .DOCTORS Credit Bureau of Kossuth County Collectrite Service FactbUt Reports CARLSON Firm MANAGEMENT COMPANY UVt N. Dcxii. ««. MS-1M1 MELVIN G. BOURNE, M.D, Physician & Surgeon 118 N Moore & Office Phone 295-2345 Residence Phone 295-2277 J. N. KENEFICK, MJ>. Physician & Surgeon 218 W. state StFeet Office Phone £95-2353 _ResidencePhonej95-26l4 ~ """•*•"" INVESTORS PIVPIUUFIEP P*C, WILLIAM STUDER Phone 895-2705 Box" 867 700 E. McGregor Algooa, Iowa M. SCHUTTER, M.p. residence Phone 295-2835 DEAN F. KOOB, M.D. Physicians & Surgeon* -. Office Phone 295-2408 Residence Phone M5-591?